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He was detain in England for almost  eight months where ^  s^rtic1Wr*i6,.one^piF--;^g canipo. Early  in February he 'asked:for a transfer to  the 54th Battalibfl^nv order to get  ���������xs^rcss yi tue fignimg in France, and  on the x4fh of |Pei>j-utti*y he went over -  with a draft, it would possibly be  the 16th or 17th before he would get  into action, which means that he had  less than two weeks in the trenches  hefore being killed.  Charlie was quite -well known in  both Creston and Erickson, having  worked for a couple of years with  Frank Putnam just prior to enlisting,  and was well liked by all who enjoyed  his acquaintance. He owned a place  in the Alice Siding district on which  his brother, Arthur, is at present  -wintering seyersl head of stock, and  to whom the bad tidings came by  tetter from his mother. One othee  member of the family is also with th e  British forces at the front.  K. B. Staples was a week-end visitor  at Nelson on business connected with  the Fruit Growers Union. Mrs.  Stapled was with Cranbrook friends a  few days the early part-i/f the'week.'.  week: brushing theV 2^''acres Ernest  Penson has eo^racted^'toe*eat ior Jos.  Jackson on his property-here.   -  right royal time is reported by all the  guests.  Neither the measles nor the weather  seriously affected the: turnout at the  Erickson school this month, the  average daily attendance being 19,.  according to the monthly report  issued'by the teacher, Miss E. Bow.  Two scholars made a perfect attendance, Mabel and Delia Warren. The  standing in the other classes follows:  Fourtb.Beader���������Mabel Warren 57,  Mary Dew 56, Beatrice Dodds 50,  Walter Long 42.  Senior 3rd Reader���������-Arthur Dew 74,  Gerald Timmons 50. Junior, - 3rd  Reader���������Dick Penson 71,: Aubrey  Kemp 68, Robert Dodds 46.  Second Reader^John ->odde "37,  James Dodds 62, Edwin Staples 53.  First Reader���������Harold Dew 86, Joan  Kemp 84, Ivan Staples S2, Beth Putnam 81, Jean Grsigie 63, Mollie Kemp  60. Second Primer���������Hilda Harding  82, Delia Warren 80.   First  Primer-  Stewart Penson 54.  Miss Ethel Huscroft and Miss Alice  Carr of Creston we're week-end visitors  here, taking in the dance on Saturday  night.  Eiias and Ragnvald Uri returned on  Friday from a week's visit at Spokane.  J. B. McPhie of Ceylon, Sask., who  has been visiting his sister, Mrs. > J.  Bathie, returned home on Wednesday.  Nelse and Toin Ramstad went to  Kitchener on Monday. Tom returned  on Tuesday.  Mr. Rosendale had the misfortune  to ciit his hand severely while chop-  ing wood, necessitating the attendance  of the doctor.   . ,    ^  Wild geese are to be seen in considerable numbers on the lake this  week^ an unfailing sign, according to  Mayor Daly, that balmy spring ie just  around the corner.  Mrs. Loasby. was a Creston visitor  on Tuesday for the meeting of the  Red Cross Society. If the -weather is  favorable. Sirdar will be represented  at the society's dance at Creston on  Easter Monday.  Mrs. Barker, who has been in charge  af*the Sirdar school this term, has  resigned that position, effective this  week. The -trustees are expecting to  sscure Miss Arrowsmith of Creston for  the balance of the term.  There will be the usual monthly  English Church seryice at the school-  house on Tuesday evening next. Being  Easter week the service will be.of that  character. -."���������'���������'  The two nephews of Mr. and Mrs.  Loasby, who have been yisiting them  for some time past, left last week for  their home at the coast.  The goyernment dredge that has  been operating at the Landing for some  time past, is not operating at present;  having shifted down to Sunshine Bay,  where it is laid up.- -;  There is another /.blockade in the  C.P.R. yards at present, and w^jst-  bound cars are now being held at  Creston so crowded are the sidings  here. It is expected the second crew  will soon be 'put to work again to  efficiently handle the traffic;.  Carver.  Junior Fourth���������Norma Car  ver,   Bmgha   Samuelson,    Charlotte  Speaker.  :  Senior Third���������Kathleen Clayton,  George Broderick, Annie McRobb.  Jeffrey*^' 'Knott, Elmer Chambers.  Junior1' Third���������Annie O Samuelson,  Annie Johnston. Bobbie Clayton, Alfred Speaker. Fred Chambers, Oscar  Pilon.::  ..,"���������-"*'-  Second Reader���������Kathleen Baptist,  Nissie McRobb, Lulu Johnston, Maggie Broderick. Sadie Crawford, Stella  Speaker^ .Lizzie Crawford, Arvia  Samuelsoni, ,  j First^Reader���������Sylvia Baptist, Sherman ' Broderick. Second Primer���������  A^iftie '.Wickholm. First Primer���������  Helcu lacBobo, Rudolph Gallon, Jim-  ntie Crawford.  M?.VtfAshton  ;taking"-'  Mrs..BotteidlL; and children arrived  from Crossfiold, sAlta;; on Friday, and  are again occupying their'ranch near  here,  Erickson ranchers, from present  appearance, will be Into vegetables,  particularly potatoes, pretty heavy  this i year. Onions are another line  also favored.  JS. Brownrigg is driving quite a nice  looking ranch horse nowadays, which  came in from Cranbrook one day this  week,  The attention of gentlemen looking  after the highways is called to a couple  of bad washouts, one at Hamilton's  and the other near the Palmer ranch.  Water running down the road has  worn a very dangerons hole at the  latter point and parties driving in the  dark are liable to have ahorse break a  -leg in it.  The hew barn on the Cartwright  ranch is getting along to completion,  the roof being put on this week. It  is a roomy structure, approximately  35 by 80feet, with hiproof.  Another bit of building worth noting is an addition H. A. Dodd is junt  finishing to his house,' which more  than doubles its shuiurid gives him ono  of the most comfortable homos in this  section. E. Penson was in charge of  the work.  An Erickson organisation that has  entirely escaped publicity 16 date la  thc Shakiwouat't) Club, an organisation  of a goodly number of congenial  citizens that meets at the fc-omo of E.  Penson each Saturday night, when  aonie one of the works of Che bard of  Avon aro road and dj^cuesod. The  meetings are regularly attonded and  tho interest has been well sustained  i'tXi towoi1.  Miw. Truscott and her daughter,  Mrs. H. A. Dodd,,were joint hoatouaos  at wlj|st at the homo of the former on  Wodncflday night, when four tables of  players woro delightfully untcrtnjlncd  at tills favorite of aird ftttmm* Tho  high score prltKeu wore can led oft* by  Mw, .1. w. fiw..i������j? ������*���������:! iit* Ca,IU>PiII,  whllo Mis. Boffey and J������s- Oook were  ,*Lo ivttnrnorf winners for -low ncoren.  After wfrenhtnents dancing was In  dulged In for a couplo of hour*), and a  ���������cnevxrosTriy*  on Sunday, Ajpril  8, Rev'la/ E: -Pow'1 being at New  WestminstJer attending Piiesb-ytery.  Creston visitors for the week were:  Sunday���������Monrad Wigen .and Miss  Anna Hagen. Monday���������Mrs. F. J.  May, Miss Githa Pittsbrbok, Mr. and  Mrsi Rosendale, Joe Wigen; Ragnvald  Uri. Wednesday���������O.J. Wigen and J.  Bathie.  Former principal Johnston of the  Wynndel school is now vice-principal  of the school at Naniamo. Owing to  some untoward cii;cumstances he was  unable ro take his medical course as  anticipated when he left here at  Christmas.  The basket social and dance on Saturday night wuh a decided success.  From the first the bidding was brisk,  and it did not take long to dispose of  the 20 baskets. Prices ranged from  $1.85 to $4, bringing in a total of  $01.85. The baskets were all works  of art���������some of them very original  ideas. As an added attraction there  was a short concert at the beginning  of tho evening consisting of two  dialogue**, threo solos and a recitation  by Pte. H. Piggott of tho Forestry  Draft, which wero good, indeed.  There was a good crowd, splendid  music, and everyone had an enjoyable  time.  John Miller had the bad lutjk-to lose  a fine two-yerr old mare dn Saturday  morning. It was a bad case of staggers, death coming in spite of the bes^t  attention given as soon as the trouble,  was noticed. $200 would be a modest  valuation of the dead animal.  Andy Matthews returned from Trail  the early part of the week, and expects to remain here for some weeks.  The coke sfeortage is limiting operations at the smelter andin consequence  business generally is not nearly so  huYnminff as formerly,.  Fire QuartiB Exnnt*  Tho examination of thoso wishing to  to qualify for tho position of assistant  forest rangers will be held at Croston  on Monday and Tuesday, April 0 and  10. Tho i^untluaMou ia divided into  throo parts: Practical questions  (written tost); Practical < questions  (oral); and Experience and Education.  Tho oxwiuh. will consist mainly of  question* on logging, entitling, surveying, forest-production, etc.  It has been practically decided to  clone op the Kaslo Club, ao that institution has boon facing a deficit  ovory month for some time past.  Kaslo Kootenaian: It Is claimed  that thore In ho mo 50,000 feet of timber  in tho slides that are down on tho  track botwoon Parapet and Kinotoi*.  Knobeniilan: The amount ������nlwM**rlh-  n������l iiiuti ior inveatmont in tho hint  Canadian War Loan woo $0,000. This  in th������) I'M-gutd. Investment ho tar made  in Imtutlo in any of tho war loarnn. Of  tho amount $11,000 repnwntod the  municipal contribution.  ���������... The ���������fc>ffin"i������s-la no^uslasrtliticatcr-  pillarytor hauling lambes** io thev Sidling. It makes, four trips daily, hauling three trucks loaded with lumber  each trip. . .-���������,  ���������'; Chas. Simpson, the Company woods  forenxrn, is spending a few days'-well-  earned holiday with friends in Nelson.  Canyon City young people were  considerably in evidence at the  soldiers dance at Creston on Tuesday  night. Neither bad roads or Lent cau  keep our people away from big doings  like this���������at any point in  the Valley.  Mr and Mrs. G. Leach and Mr. and  Mrs. H. Young were at Creston on  Monday night for the at home the  Masonic Lodge there gave in honor of  Major Mallandaine and Pte. H. Young  of the Forestry Draft. To show their  appreciation the lodge made a present  to each, Hilton receiving a fountain  pen.  About a dozen of the younger  generation were at Wynndel for the  box social and dance on Saturday last.  There was a brisk demand for the  lunch boxes brought by the ladies  from here, that of Miss Flossie White  selling at $3 25���������almost top price-  Word has just been received that  Harry Browning, who worked for  Huscroft Bros, about six years ago,  was killed in tho fight in Franco somo  timo in September. Ho enlisted at  Watroufl, Sask., boing tho first man  from thero to sign up.  Tho Company will have potatoes  and to spare for next season's mill und  camp crows. Tho 13 acres next to the  Young ranch io to bo planted to spuds.  It has already produced flvo corps of  buy, going 2J tons to the acre eyery  trip.  A. C. Dovo of Nelson, school inspector for Kootonay, was a visitor  horo tho oarly part of tho wook.  We understand his visit had to do  with enlarging tho present school  building so an to provide proper ������ic-  oornmo:!.*it!o*n for the- \M-y,o uunihcr of  pupils attending an woll hg securing a  second toucher, Misa McLean having  altogether too many pupils to handle  satisfactorily.  Tho March report of Canyon City  school shows only four scholars with  a perfect attendance last month���������  Norma Carver. IC#i.i.l������l*M*r������ C!r,7tr,r.,  Rudolph Gallon and Nlsuio McRobb.  The showing In thc dLfo.rtmt e)aHi/r*H(  with the million in order of merit in:  Renlor     Fourth���������Prone.,*)     Knott,  Owing tc the possible departure  next week of the Forestry Draft of  which Pte. Earl Pease is. a member,  Mrs. W. A. Pease had to shorten up  her visit to Cowley and other Alberta  points considerably, returning on  Tuesday.   * ��������� :  Dick Smith is another of our citizens  to return from Trail this week, coming  vi*i Spokane^ -iw^er^Kt5f spehfej^  days, with: ftiendisr-^ -p- "A -tPp^- ���������. ������������������  ���������  -TA^~ ::,^&ri:i^:A...:A..A-A.^ ..-^ .'j.-',' . ,MK  Badand '.<fl[l-:'ite&?<& fche *r<)ads:tEe''mubT  has no terror for F.. Belanger, who  has his team-hauling the 30 and 35-  foot  poles  recently purchased from  W. A. Pease.  But for the prompt arrival and good  work of Messrs. Sutcliffe and John  Miller one of the milch cows on the  Matthews ranch would have died on  Monday. It was taken with a second  attack of inflammation in ten days,  but a mustard plaster treatment and  a good supply of drugs rightly administered saved the day.  The young people are having a busy  time of it socially just at present, with  a dance at Wynndel on Saturday, and  one at Creston on Tuesday, aud still  another carded for Monday night.  BS&t tho Mg&twiess  First definite word as to tho arrival  in France of the 300 boxes of apples  Creston Red Cross ladies sent overseas  lato last full came to hand this week,  when M. J. Boyd got an acknowledgment direct from the trenches over  the signature of Lieut.-Col. Elmer W.  Jones of tho 21st Canadian Battalion,  who writes that the apples wero excellent, arrived in splendid condition  and ���������evefro ranch appreciated by tho  men. Thoso wore somo Wagners,  from tho James Cook orchard, which  wore specially paokod for the long  journoy.  Mood Moro Room  A. C. Dovo of Nelson, public school  inspector for East Kootenay,. was a  wook-ond visitor horo. Ho wns at  Canyon City thin week invost.gating  school conditions. Miss McLeod, tho  toachor, has an attendance of almost  40 pnptln, altogether too many for a  x-iik'tu bcliooj, and unless somo way is  dovtaed to lessen the attendance another room will have to bo built, as  woll as a second teacher secured.  Forestry Draff is  On Army Rations  Next to the scarcity of hay and the  probable date of the arrival of a little  pasture feed on the flats, the all absorbing topic of conversation is tbe  date of the departure of the Forestry  Draft.  Recruiting for this corps stopped on  Saturday when the company was  slightly over the 125 men, and still a  few more skilled woodsmen to come  in when required.. These latter are  expected to be more than sufficient to  make up any losses there will be when  the final medical board gives the men  another &nd last examination.  The notable feature of camp life this  week -is the putting of the soldiers on  rations. Hitherto some of the men  have been living at. home, while the  others were going lt family style &t  the armory with Chef Fraser in charge  of the larder and cooking. Now the  men are down to regulation army fare.  -Eyery man gets his allotted amount  ofctHe eatables served���������and no more  andn^.eps���������and if extras are wanted  H^^iria available if he puts up the  p^^u*"- While the variety available  is not' so extensive as under Chef  Fraser'sregime the fare is tne sort to  enable a man tb do a good day's work  on; with'-tittle li^Jihccd of indigestion.  Under the .new arrangement, too. the  militia department pays all. th* expense as to rent, fuel, ������*tc, which  previously had to be made out of the  60 cents a day the men contributed for  three meals.  With the dental expert active it is  hardly necessary to say that some of  the men are getting along on a soup  and soft food diet .vevx J^ra^y,.-pD,  aeeeOT^rot^"*iostpg^^Si5:their teeth-y-ia';.;_  some^^, aiid1 nearly^ a||; pf!.i4iemi in  others, ~' Dentist Westwood js through  with fch������ ^tras^o**s3 sad.is sow^ busy  putting in fillings andnaaking sketches  of the mouths on which/ sketches the  artiflcal teeth plates are built at the  coast.  Three of the men who have-had the  rank of corporal since going on duty  were this week raised to the rank of  sergeant. They are Corps. Watson,  Crookston and B'ack.  Capt. Mallandaine left on Tuesday  on what  he hopes will be his final  inspection trip for the 107th Regiment,  He will visit Fernie,  Morrissey, Nelson, Bonnington and Trail.   At the  former place he  anticipates being relieved of command of the 107th, Judge  Forin of Nelson taking that command.  The men are a few days late in getting their flcst-of-the month pay this  trip.    Work   Point   Barracks, headquarters for militia affairs in   B.C..  was burned to thc, ground about  a  week ago and in the blaze the pay v  sheets for tho Forestry Draft went up  in smoke. 'Aduplicate was immediate  ely forwarded aud tho finance thus  requisitioned  is expected along any  day now.   The flro has brought much  extra work to  tho oflleo staff, which  has boen added to for the occasion, its  copies of all the correspondence, etoi.  had to be made and sent on for fyhng  purposes.  Tho Draft appreciates a big donation  of cooking from tho Presbyterian  Ladies' Aid���������tho surplus from the at  homo of Friday night. Thoy also  wish to acknowledge a similar remembrance from tha Aid on March nth-  some of the good things remaining  ���������iftcr tho sale of home cooking on that  dato.  ���������&/S,V.}|  VWntctiOiS mf*t(5o ������$������3ffl32Q������  P. P. Kane, postmaster, and O.  Strathnn.ni, merchant, ai-e among a  hunch Of ten Kaslo  oltiieenn who Toft  last Wook for  Wwrvlrjui   In   *Um  ������������.������ zz^l  with tho Inland Wutor Transport.  Tim-e  AuHtrinriH,  employee** of tho  company at  Wyclliro, were arraigned  Iwfoi-e N. ffttrdot, J.P., of Marysvillo,  Inat week, and fined ������27.fiO naolt. fnr  ttt.P., *������*������������ i ........a ttt* uitt.ht.xj tuuir monllily roiKirt  Pto. Tom Bainos of  the  Forestry  Draft gob tho surprise of hla life on  Tue-iday night whon   the men   from  Trail who are with the Forestry corps  quite   unexpectedly gathorod at  the  homo ot his parents, Mr. and Mrs. T.  ("Dad1") Bainon, and proceeded toon-,  tevtnln thoiuwolves    with mu������ln and  variouo other amusements, and junt  beforo   lunch   w;m  nerved   pronontod  Tom with adundvllill" w**l<'������ '.r.-.'sh,  au a llttlo token of thoir good opinion  ttt him (nnd April ftui being iiis birthday) ������������. w������U a little appreciation of the  hnt-pltaUty nhown thum  by the host  and   bo������</***j������   fifii*u������������,    ������������������������-'���������      ������        ���������  Croston.  A-P^JM  ��������� AAArt  mmm** ii iil'  ��������� r���������  l,t"-":.v.',,J^V',ii.,v>,.--*:.'.,J-,' ������������������'.-���������**- -:-V"V-r.?i'i^,--.f".';a-4ki'.SS-5,  THE BJSVEffiW, CHE3TON, S������ (&!  A  .rvv--j  V������I7  nn-r*f.ri  A.M3XJ  FINEST QUALITY  iu CEinTs P&k rjuuG  wiji i -**"*.  i  PENYWERN'S  of  ���������in  i  2-3  WIFE  3)K  FLORENCE   WARDEN  H ������V, ,Uc* <S- Co., Lim&J  1GRONTO  _JI  ��������� I"  liu-re   would   bc   the  bc  PCilV-  devil  (Con tinned.}  Dr,   vi,.,!-.L >!0[''!.iv.'d s-li'ji'i m llu-  ���������.lie   oi   the   drive.       Tlu-y     were  from   .'mybody   else   by   ihis   time,  the   ,-hcIu-i-   oi   the  -/.here   sciir-.-ely   a  vciCi'5 ctine to '.n-  rli.i <r  i;i   cl.e   >-1 ���������-  icr   to   spcji.k   oi   i  the   tVVO   l;-:C-!5   CO 111  other's   i ;i e e   v < r y  "!'!*<.!*  if <:;>.-  di-  v, hv  die dee!  J-.e  v. itb.   my   eyes,   and     with   those  everybody   else.      Still     slier has  idea  that  it  will  blow over, and  that  iu   the   meantime,   the     guilty   person  jni-iy   escape."  _ "I   shouldn't  let   hcr     count    upon  tliat,  it"   I   wero   you,"   said   thc   little  : doctor with   vivacity.  "I   won't  it   1   ean   help   it.    In  the  : mi'tintiiui?,   1   hope   to     Heaven     the  ; fellow   will   escape;!"   said     Sir  wern,  "or  to  Pay."  "Then     vou     would  ��������� - i ��������� ** ttiv .  ;      "Well,   to   whisper.  Sir  Penywern .  j     "Then,   tor   God's   sake.   see.   to     it  that   he   crets   away,   and     then   open  your mouth as wide as. you can.  VV*".  my  dear  Sh*  Penywern,  if yon    doiVt,  *-���������  j'hir.^s have come to a pass at which.  V1 Ill's     impossible     iov     your       dearest  111 j i'nends   to   do   much   for   vou.        The  overhanging  trees, I  sound     ot   distant;  tree     to  it   least,"   said  eandal has spread like a canker, and  lere-ie measures are become neces-"  saw. 1 can tell vou  "  Sir  Pen>wern  nodded.  "\ oii're   iirrh-t,"   be  said.  ti'e  lirst steps  at  once."  Once   more   ihey   turned  and     walked     with     rapid  down   the   drive   towards   th  gates.      There   their   roads   diverged,)  the. doctor   going   southwards   to   his j  home,   and     Sir     Penywern     turning;  sharp'v   to   the   > uylit.   on   liis   wsv   to j  M.-.rsh Dutton.  Xate.rally he icu'id the roads and  :"ek's he pas-ed iu a very different  conditio;! from the uc*rmnl. The c.x-  e::-;-; occurrence at Redgrange had  hro-.'.chr. out half the rural population  vrd all aioiu  passed   group  -. ere  ���������h.  ai  the  roa<i  the     baronet  of  people,   whose  voi-  iwavs  ower<;  ed   at   1  us  td   in   whose   stealthy  piny  Properly reared children grow  up to be strong, healthy  citizens  Many diseases to which children ;ire susceptible, first indicate  their presence in the bowels.  The careful mother should  watch hcr child's bowel movements and use  Mrs, Winslow's  Soothing Syrup  It is n corrective for diarrhoea,  colic -md other nilm-*nrs ro which  children are subject especially  during the teethin;*: period.  It is abs-olutt-ly non-narcotic  and contains neither opium,  morphine nor any of their derivatives.  Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup  Ma ken Cheerful*  Chubby Children  il   cjojj-iu:.*.  i.ie iu-ltilie  j./i'l'l  ('lili'ltl^  S  tile (i)'iliL'  Period of its' '!'-V'������-,vD-  mt'iit   and thus   (H'ves   r<-st and  relief to both child and mother.  Buy it hottli) today  und Itf-ep il  hnndy  Sot.t l<y nl.' ..'t.'ifi'itti in f,',/)tit,/t4 tin,/  l/i'f.U'Ai'iiit t'lf '.'' jrl.l  ������xam^*imm*imitmmmmmm*imiimimi*mm*iii*mtmmmimmtcmmm  I  w.  N.        U.  1147  an-  l'in-  efs he rcengysyed the feelings and  "ti'ioneh.ls with which tliey were occupied.  He had arrived within sight of the  little rural town of Marsh Dutton,  which lay in a straggling patch at the  feet of the hill which be had just  climbed, when he became aware of  vicinity of one of thc members  of the gang  of blackmailers.  Thc coarse, husky laugh of     Pad-  \. the  grocer, struck upon  liis ear,  and standing at  thc side of the road.  villi   ins   feet   wide     apart   and     his  hands   behind   his   back,   he   saw   tho  man between a couple of his cronies.  Paddon  was   rather  tipsv,     and     oc-  u.   :..k:i~...j.  "Good evening, Sir Penywern  1 radescant, hope you're feeling pretty well after the general clearing up  you've had up at the Hall tonight,"  said Paddon, who was not. sober  enough to be discreet.  Sir Penywern was in two minds as  to whether he should throw him in*o  the hedge, but Paddon had just  sense enough to suspect this, and he  suddenly retreated behind the persons of two of his friends, and bawled out his further remarks from behind that-effective rampart.  "Funny thing hcr ladyship didn't  turn up to see the body taken out!  But she's not been wasting her time,  you bet! You may jog along at your  b(.'*t pace, Sir Penywern Tradescant,  but you won't catch up with her.  I'll be bound she's reached Dutton  before you. She was hiding about  in the copse down at the bottom a  few minutes ago. I saw her myself, Very interesting all these dis-  c.iverii's must be for her ladyship.  Ha, ha! Ta-ta, Sir Penywern, by-  bye!    Good-night!"  There were some words in this  long, twaddling insulting harangue  which struck terror into Sir Peny-  v,em's heart.  So Daphne had not had the  courage and the firmness to keep hcr  word, but had, if this rascal's report  was'to be trusted, gone into Marsh  l.'mtlon herself in the hope of finding  hcr ful hcr aud warning him to escape,  now lhat discovery wa.s close at his  heeds.  Of cjisr.se, tho word of Paddon,  unsupported, would not have weigh-  id a feather with liim. But the men  witii hiin glanced down the lull as  il they too had seen Daphne, ana  alas! lo judge by what lie knew, Sir  Penywern could not but feel it was  only too probable that hcr fears had  made her break hcr  word to him.  Left  alone,   hc   could   but   suppose  that  she  hail  suddenly  been    carried  away  by   lier  impulses,   thai  slie  had  stolen out to the town  to try to find  her   father,  and   lo   warn   him   of  ihv  danger  in   whicli  lie  stood   since   the  di ������������������'.���������overy of  tlu*  body  of   Kallibouo.  \\Iii.r>:  would ,-hc  e-.o?  She did not, as far as he eould find  oul, know where her father lived: the  only  address  given   her  appeared    to  have  been   "ihe   Trade-caul  Arms."  V'-t'Ui'ily   Daphne   vsonhl   never   dar-.  Pi   go   tT.ep'     lo   iii'iuire     for    "Mr.  I*'in������-'|i!"  lie him:,elf was going lo Wcbling'**  and h( tlimii'lil it possible thai lie  might I.ml I hiplim. llu re before him,  allfiougli. I" lhe best of his iccollee-  linn, slie had it<������t adniill'd thai she  I ii������'\\    .\ I". i'   lu'   was   Maying.  When Sir l'euvwi'i'u came in sight  . : '.!: hllh- ��������� 'a'h.urv'.: : hep, hc ('������������������������������������'���������*������  thai    the   old fa-dunned   brother     and  ;...���������.,     J.   !������������������;     -J,.'     M:,] y        \'i 111.       V.'bo  'ii,    >������ i 11     bk.'   the    11 hi   nl    then .  win Id,  out  and   about,       They!  were   standing at   their  door,  gossiping with a group  of neighbors.  As the baronet came up, one person touched another, and there caine  a sudden hush upon the liUIe. gathering, which began at once to melt  away, betraying thus what the subject of their excited conversation hael  been.  John Pent looked guilty when Sir  .Penywern addressed him, and his  sister made a dive for the shop door,  where, however, shc waited when  Sir Penyweru's first words struck  upon  her  ear.  "Good evening-, Pent. Is your  lodger, Webling, al home, de> you  happen to know?"  "Pin sure I can't say for certain,  sir," replied little dry John Pent, as  he subsided at once into the shy, de-  piccatory manner with wliich he always  treated  his  customers.  Miss   Pent   turned,   with   her   prim  bind  of  the  head,  and  peeped  at  Sir  Penywern   with   shrewd   little     black  j eyes.  ......      ,    I     Perhaps  site   was  artful  enough   lo  i 11   take ; h..YC   Klu.S;?lHi  t*ult   ;5ir   Penywern  hat  i i-ot come to Marsh Dution for noth-  ^together j jujv :lt  that late hour, while ihe towi  footsteps j v.as   ringing   with   the   news   of     thc  f     lodge- i discovery  in the  wood.  "1  think Mr.  Webliug's gone    out,  Sir   Penywern,"   she  said.     "He   has  a latch-key, ami  goes  iu  aud  out by  the   side  door,  but     I  think   I   heard  I the eloor go some time back.    I'll go  i up and see,  though.   If  he's in,  shall  | i say you want to see  him, sir?" j  "Yes, if you  will  be   so kind." |  Miss  Pent' seemed  to  hesitaie, and j  it occurred to Sir Penywern that she I  was  lingering* in  the  hope  ol   giving  her brother a word of warning agaip-  sl speaking  too   freely--   about     tueir  lodger.  But  if  this   was   hcr  wish,     it  was  rent  anything when the first week's  was  paid  promptly."  "I see. No, of course not. But I  should like to know something about  him, if I could, because he's been  bringing begging letters from someone else co Redgrange Hall, and I  want, if 1 can, to trace these letters  to the person who wrote, them."  Sir I'cnywern, still acting on bold  lines, found theni the best. The stationer looked interested, aud was  plainly ready to help his important  patron if hc could.  (To Be Continued.)  Mother Knew  A   visitor  to a     certain    Brooklyn  house hold was  duly amazed  by  the  wonderful     likeness       between       thei  twins.  "Why," she gasped, "I never saw-  two children look so much alike.  How docs your mother tell j^ou  apart?"  "Well,"    explained    Toinrr*.  J finds  out  by  spanking  us.  hollers  louder   than   I  do.  Exempt  The teacher was giving the scSioof  a little lecture on good conduct.  "Avoid criticising," she said.  "Don't make' a practice of findmv*  fault with other people, or psckiHg*;  flaws in what they say or do."  "Teacher," spoke up a little boy,  that's the way my father makes his  liviu'!"   '    -  "You surprise me, George? What  is  your father's  occupation?"  "He's a proofreader, ma'am." Thtf  teacher coughed. "Well, George,"  she said, "1 make an exception in the.  case of your father."���������Youths Com*  panion.  H^Ur  m.  -.^rrV;.s*.���������&^-���������>..1���������v-���������������.'^  p\ Hmrnmowmn \ us  ssirsfiHsa������aBJS������������4  Book "Patent Protection" Free  Formerly Patent Office Examiner.    Estab. 1871  _,   , .7.  Branches: Ottawa and Washington  frustrated. Sir Penywern meant to  ask some questions about Webling  and his associates, and he did not  mean to put them until hc and the  little stationer Avere by themselves.  There Avas an awkward pause, and  then John Pent shuffled with his feet  and looked at his sister as a bint for  hor to go. She went into the shop  rcluctlantly and Sir Fcnywerr** immediately began to question hcr  brother.  "Has Mr. Wcbling been staying  with  you  long?"  he  asked.  "Some weeks, now, sir."  "Do you know* anything about  nun:  "Wc didn't ask for any references,  sir. It's difficult, you sec, to get  lodgers. And as he was a respect-  able-looking man, and well-dressed  and well-spoken, I'm afraid, Sir  I'cnywern,  wc   didn't   trouble    about  WANTED  Canadians wanted for the Royal Nava! Canadian Volunteer  Reserve for immediate overseas service,    Only men of good  character and good physique accepted.  Pay $1.10 Minimum per day ���������Free Kit.  $20.00 per Month Separation Allowance. ���������  Experienced men from 33 to 45, and boys from  15 to 18 accepted for service in the CANADIAN/  NAVAL PATROLS for defence of the Coasts/  Apply to the Nearest I  Recruiting Station, or t  Deot, of the Naval Service  310  ESULTS secured during the year 191*3 re-affirm the position of the  Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada as the leading life assurance  organization in the Dominion.      Once more it leads the field among  Canadian Companies in each of the following respects :  lasses* r-iciv Business.        lar-psS Biisiness on Force.        Largest Assets.  largesS Surplus EaraSnp.   Largest Net Surplas. ~ largest Income.  {Largest DisSrMiidit ot Kile Assurance todite.  THE YEAR'S RESULTS  Tho following large und uniform incroaseo registered during the year 1916 clearly demonstrate the>  nlvongth of the Company'* potiilion nnd th������ confidence ������nd,prenli|re it enjoy* in the public mind s  1015  IjiT-l.iV-'M^  15,072,072  085,487  7,5*15,501  Aflticla ft* at December 31 at ��������� ��������� ��������� .  Canh Income *..,*.**  Sui-plno paid or allotted to Policyholders.  Net Surplus aa at December 31 at. ��������� ������  Totnl Payment* to Policyholder!*.. . .  Aosurancet, Issued nnd Paid for in Ca������h .  Asaurancna in Force  ;.....  1916  .$82,948,906  18,409,131  -   1,110,000  ������,r;o9,8G5  7,570,010  42,772,200  231,434,700  :il,87.', S51.  L'57yii>'1,u;o  INCREASE  $8,622,573  2,526,450  12B,413  064,274  443,537  7.808.44B  24,030,540  (ll.G#  (15.8#  12.7 ;r  ; g.3-i\  ( 9.3JS)  Coincident with the above increnaea, the Company aucceedod during tlio yenr fn effecting a  aubr,t.intUl nnd important reduction in the r������,Uo of expenae, a feature -which favourably affocta  earning* ou policyholder.-*' account.  THE COMPANY'S GROWTH  YEAR  1871*  IsSKfl  181)0  1000  1916  INCOMtf  ���������?  4a,!>10.7$  373.M0.8l  i,flso,a5o.oo  6,212,016.02  18,499,131.62  ASSETS  fii,,.i(ii.or>  l.r.73,027.10  CVW.-VM4.fia  Ji4,5Jl)2,(H)2.U5  82,948,996.06  LIFE ASSURANCES  IN FORCE  I.OfU.flRO.OO  0,413,858.07  ns, 100,800.02  102,5(.Ht,������08.10  281,434,009.04  r>  I  Iiui  1871  HEAD   OFFICE MONTREAL  T. B.  MACAULAY.  Proldrnt.  1917  fe=  MIIIIIIIMlilMWmil**^"'***^^^**'''^"^"-"*'  iiiwiiia)**������wa*'/',*a"i^^  ~m.*m*Hmm  *���������**"*"���������*"  ���������*aMa*  mmmt  mmmmtmmHmmautsx'i  mm  *t*t********tilt  MaMMHiMiiii ���������v*&***&-V  ^-���������J^V*!!.*^^  ^O-.rv-.rw'.r-v-''..-^^^^  ���������$'l:&:  Ap:0-!PPPWrA^M*gAA  *-fe?.^?-'"^v-..'.^  PBtasx  ������������������"-���������'��������� ������������������'/'���������': f.."'���������'���������' '���������������������������''���������*''.'-:.'. '���������'.''',; :.'."-���������'  A-:.'r..;.. '���������; '-���������\.r.A.-'-'"'AA ' '.'A .A'A'Ar'-.'A-] '; ..���������A.A:::A^r~:A,r:::A:AA' Ar'''-':A'::AAAA^iA1A~rA%ftM  . jl������~ty"**  I ffiHE REVJEWa CltESTOX, H  ���������tonics b  :D3M2MOMTHS  'After 2 Years* Useless Treatment.  The healing power of Zam-Buk 13 so  much greater than that of other oint-  saents, that it has cured In many cases  ���������when all other ointments have failed,  ������ne such instance Is that of Mr. Eaile  JB. Gardiner, of Marquis, Sask., who  ���������writes: " For two years I suffered  With a bad attack of salt-rheum on my  feet. During those two years I tried  ���������every known remedy, but could And  nothing that would cure the disease.  Then I fceard of Zam-Buk, and commenced ufiing it. After the first few  applications I noticed an improvement, and this encouraged me to continue. Although I had suffered for  two years, after only two months'  treatment with Zam-Buk 1 am completely cured."  Zam-Buk is equally good for eczema,  ftlcers, abscesses, blood-poisoning, piles,  cold sores, chapped hands, chilblains,  eruptions, etc. At all drug stores, 50c.  kox. or from Zam-Buk Co., Toronto.  W&&IM  is unexcelled for preserving and lengthening the life of black  leather.  This scientifically  prcparco oii matCcs  harness a rich, inky  black���������shiny, soft,  tough.  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Sergt. Weeks was introduced by  Maj. I. W. Dowding, of thc Canadian Separation Allowance staff,  where Weeks is now working.  Mrs. Kavvlcr���������I hear that-the boy  next door took his father's pipe to  blow bubbles with and is quite sick.  Mrs. Blunderby���������Yes, poor little  man. The doctor says it's a case of  nugatine "poisoning.  S&inard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  A Mean Suspicion  After the wedding ceremony the  newly-married pair sought their new  cottage home. Then the bride held  her wedding ring to her car, as  children hold shells when listening  for the "waves."'  "What arc you doing?" asked her  fiusband. _  "Listening to the music," was the  ���������prompt reply of the lady, who had  certain suspicions about hcr new or-  ttsMnent.  "Music?" who over heard of music  Sr< a wedding ring?" scoffed the man.  "That's as may bc," retorted the  bride; "but have you never heard a  ferass band play?"���������Montreal News.  Old Fashioned .  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Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold  by all dealers in medicine, or you  can procure them by mail at 50 cents  a box or six boxes for $2.50 from  The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockvillc, Ont.  Mrs. Exc���������I don't believe that  music teacher can make anything out  of Katherinc's voice. .Rsc���������You're  mistaken. He's made over a hundred dollars out of it already.  Corns cripple the feet and makc  W'tlkiiig a torture, yet sure relief in  thc shape of Ilolloway's Corn Cure  is within reach of all.  ���������'Wlial'b the matter witii the efficiency expert?"  "Sad blow. He wanted a four-  cent stamp, but thc man only hud  two twos. Of course he. had to  waste energy licking twice the  space."  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  Hc was an old darky. Hc wore nn  overcoat and the icy .wind twisted hits  threadbare clothes.- about his shriveled body.  "Wind," he demanded whimsically,  "whur wuz yoo dis time las' July?"  A Corrector of Pulmonary Troubled.���������Many testimonials could bc  presented showing the great efficacy  of Dr. Tho-mar,' Mccuh- Oj! ;,, ciU-  iiiR disorders of the respiratory pro-  ca-ucs, but thc best testimonial is experience and lhc Oil is recommend*  od to all who suffer from llicae dis-  OJdcts with the certainty tliat they  will liitd relief. It will nllny inflammation in the bronchial tube;; a*, no  oilier preparation can.  tic���������Thc love I have dcd.-ir.-d fnr  you in u per lee t  love.  Shc���������And will you swear that vou  have never l..v������d another?  He���������Ah, darling, you forget that it  i" pr.-uMicf: *hta make:, pcikti.  m  *'?,"'-r^tfip<A*r~?>'M*  pr0P0iM  pAeisM  Arm  Preparing for the End  It is understood that Gen. Carson  1*3 being placed in charge of demobilization of the Canadian arrrry, in  England. 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"I might," replied Mr. Cumroxi  "if in talking about it I weren't obliged io use words that I can't pronounce and don't understand."���������������  Washington  Star.  rxH  "������Ely for the Teeth lave We  Learned to Take Precaution in Advance ������S Paira."  Experience has taught us that to wait for the toothache warning is to  allow irreparable loss to bo done.  But why do we not apply this lesson in caring for'tho general health,  and by keeping the blood rich and the nervous energy at high-water mark,  reduce sickness to a minimum and prolong life 1  Thoro aro many symptoms to warn you of tho wook, watery condition of the blood  and exhausted nerves, and by tho timely uso of Dr. Choso's Nerve Food it is not diftl-  cnlfc to rastoro (richness to tlio blood and feed tho starved siorveu back to health and  vigor.  But -just as tho tooth cann-ot bo saved after aocay haa g"one too far, so tho norvo  cells ean novor ho replaced onco thoy aro dead.  On this account it Is a thousand times bettor to bo warned by sleeplessness, headaches, indigestion, tired feolingfi and muscular weakness rather than to nogloot treats  mont and allow nervous prostration, locomotor ataxia or paralysis, to dovolop.  -That Dr. Ohaso's Ncrvo Food is tho grantest of norvo* rcntorative.7 33 being* proven  every day, and you will find the ovidonoo in tho daily and weekly papers,  BO cent* a box, 6 for $2.BO, nil doaioro, or Edmanflon, Bates  Jk Co., Limited, Toronto.  T)o not bo talked into accepting a substitute.   Imitations  disappoint.  AV0]  :'':.J-''-ir  '���������jTStSzl  -im  -ft  Pk  Ml  ���������a  is  ���������ft  ������������������ji,*l  <-'tV  '������ll  '.nl  1  tail  v J. I  I....J  ���������. rv  M'-'.j  xurr  Plf  r.,x*  ***t*'|  tM^tu.iittmtt^fM hJ^-j'W' -������������������tyiMt't Hi'! I  wmm������mmm\  ���������ttut*mi^#***f&m#&^  i#m������������*Miw'wWPimifij^j^^  iiii iii iiii M iii, imniiiiiiHi  Mirtili mniMit'lMiiir'"' "���������"���������-���������" "'  iMjfflt^MWjTatjalWWW mmmm-mmmm--mmEm*mT**\m*-m\BBSmmmttn*B^^S**mmm%t  WtmmftWmmmm~mwmmmiWm^^  THE  CRESTON REVIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  32.50 to United States point's.  O. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON. B.C., FRIDAY. APR.   6  The SendoiW  We commend to the attention of  the Women's Institute or the Red  Cross���������or for united action by both  ���������the matter of seeing to it that  when the Forestry Draft leaves for  overseas   that  they   are  furnished  Quin the life in the open���������something we have been repeatedly told  is the very thing these returned  soldiers will particularly desire.  Theses-are the facts in the case*  and while interested politicians are  at liberty to twist and turn them  to make party capital, The Review  cannot see where any injustice has  been done Mr. Quin. Providing  public positions for returned soldiers, as well as the deserving and  competent of the civilian population  is going to be a delicate problem,  and to our way of thinking the less  hue and cry our politicians and  partisan   papers   like  the  Nelson  GfJS  with a generous supply of the home .News   raise   in   such   matters  so  cooking for which  the  m.ajority of  the ladies are quite famous.  The precise date of the draft's  departure is not yet known but  there is every indication, we are  told   by   those   who  should   know,  much the better vvill it be for the  party most vitally interested���������the  returned soldier. This shouting  wolf! wolf! without cause by self-  seeking politicians and their newspaper organs always  tends   to dis  Field Seeds���������that is, the reliable kinds���������are none too plentiful this season, but  we have been fortunate in securing a supply of the very best, though none too  large to meet the season's probable requirements.    We specially mention our  T  that the men   wilt not be here very joredit.   thtf   party   raising   tlle  ory  much longer���������they   may be off be- j wifch riffhfc thinking people regard-  fore another issue of The  Review \ ���������.,.,��������� ^fr>  oomes to hand. j  This extra   supply   ���������.-i" eatables is :  intothy, Alfalfa and Rape Seed and Common  No* 1 Red Clover Seed���������Government Standard  ���������"or Garden stuff we are well supplied with the well and favorably-known McKenzie, Steele-  3riggsand Rennie's Seeds. These lines have given splendid satisfaction previously, and  we confidently racomraend them.    Prices on all these lines are the very closest possible.  F  B  .OO    V#������  .j.jKfv...!  ��������������������� f%^ 1 - ������** *** ������ -FV������ ������ *N *> ������* ������**# * *-*  *-*lMrmi**\JX-*J'*MtK������ (411VI1        *o  for a sort of desert for th.* members  of the Draft who will be on rations;  from now on, and those at all '  familiar with strict army fare will  reil you that while it is quite  nourishing, it is a trifle uonotonous  *o have verv much same son of food  served upxeaeh meal day after day.  particularly when men are travelling across continent in crowded  railroad coaches.  In addition to the eats ������ supply  more than a trifle despicable iu  times like these. Any attempt to  make political capital out this Quin  incident should be beneath the  dignity of the best traditions of  Canadian Conservatism.  Well Chosen  General g#    A.    S  Creston    -    -    British Columbia  Merchant  While The Review regrets that  in view of all the facts the Conservative     members     at   Victoria  should  did  Id have kicked up the fuss they  over  the    Kootenay   sheriff  appointment, possibly   it   is all for  0f Kasl0,  who   was  road   superb.  best that at this time the provincial  government should give some indication of the course   it   is  like to  of tobacco and other extras wiii  also be most welcome. The men  will be a matter of five or six days,  possibly, getting down to the Atlantic seaboard, and anything that  will tempt the inner man on such a ;  u i l     ���������i    *        I pursue   in   dealing   with   returned  journey, or help  to   make the long ; ^     . ...  i .i t ti    !soldiers and public positions,  hours   pass    the    more   pleasantly, , if  will be that much more appreciated, j So far as the incident under  Creston is particularly interested 'discussion discloses we can see no  in this contirgent. At least a! cause for complaint with the  couple of dozen of the men are \ government's treatment of Mr.  residents of the Valley, while many I Qu������������- He was boosted for a  of the others have made many j government, position and while he  friends during their period of train-] was not given the particular one  ing in town. While they havebeen j bis friends wanted for him, he has  with us the various organizations | still the chance to take one that,  havo exerted every   effort   to make we fancy,   should   he  more   to his  And with government jobs  While as yet there is no definite  announcement that the proposed  change in doing road work will go  into effect this year, J. J. Fingland  their stay as pleasant as p< ssihle.  On the occasion of their departure  let us see to it that the sendoff far  outdoes, in the matter of providing  everything possible for their comfort on their cross-continent travel,  the fine line of hospitality dispensed during their sojourn with us.  Peanut Politics  The appointment of J, H. Doyle  of Creston as sheriff for Kootenay  has stirred up some little discussion  in the legislature at Victoria.  Opposition leader Bowser seizing  the incident to make out a case  against the government on the  "No Patronage" plank of the  platform on which they stumped  the country last .summer.  The    Conservatives   argue   that  IwnuRe ���������'���������ne. Sergt. Quin, a returned (soldier, who lives   at   a point on  Kootenay Lulu*-, was not given tho  position,  the Brewster administration must   be adjudged guilty of a  wry   heinous breach   of its "down  with th'.* patronage" talk.   While it  is quite true thai   several   petitions  signed by residents ;i   points in tho  Kooteimy    were   sent   on    to    tho  attorney   general      recommending  that    Quin   receive    thi'.    uppoint-  liking.  as in other directions it is not  customary to look gift horses in the  mouth; or in times of stress to  decline a gift of $5 on the plea that  you need $10.  And  the  government's  decision  to split up the positions  it has to  offer on the 50-50 basis (competency  always essential) should   be  about  the right proportion.    While these  returned heroes have   made   a considerable  sacrifice  in   the cause of  empire,   there  are  a   lot   of other  people who have   also  made  sacri-'  fices in other directions���������and some  of  these   latter   would   have   been  perfectly willing to have taken the  same course as our soldier boys had  age   and   medical   examiners   permitted.  Most  residents  of  Creston   will  not need   to   be   told   that had the  authorities   permitted   the   gentleman who has been named as sheriff  would have been amongst the first  to go overseas, and that  he   would  ! have served with credit   to himself  ' and Canada no ono doubts in view  of the   prominence ho  aohievod in  more than a dozen   years   with the  Jioyal      North      West     Mounted  Police, and including active service  iu the .Roil Rebellion in 1885.  Regardless   of    tho   undeserved  ment,   the   government,    must   at, aspersions east upon him, sololy on  least be commended   that  while it j account  of  his being a hotolman,  i'iiih-d to give Quin the  position his  the    provincial    p-ovenimo-et   have.  friends   would  have   liked   him  t,o I miide   n wise choice   in   naming J.  K*l, it did not. pass him by entirely.    II. Doyle  an   sheriff of   Kootenay.  Mr.   ('min   has   been   offered thc i A  certain   amount,  of  early   legal  IHisiliou   of  deputy   game   warden   training   .-is  well   as  whole lot,   of  for t he district in   which   he lives: a   native ability of   that   sort   render  job thai commands     in   salary and   Mr.  Doyle   eminently   qualified  for  iillowauccs for horse hire and other   the post to which he   ban  been ap-  i ntveiiiiiK   expenses,    a    sum    that,   pointed    a    position    wc   have   no  would    up;**./*)    '<���������   ���������>    *v}><?),-   5o������    ,���������.{' ')n.:.PA...it".,iit in r-.nying   he-  will  people    iri    the      Kootenays    these   the     satisfaction     of    all  ��������� 1,������>!*.,    nnd   iu   addition   /.jives   Mr i concerned.  tendents in these parts  in   1918, is  taking no chances on   being  reappointed and has accepted a position  in th"e~smelter at Trail in the assaying department.    During  the few  months lie had charge  of the work  here he  seems   to  have  given the  highest satisfaction.    He   was not  only   competent "to  do  the  work  devolving upon him personally but  also had the  happy knack   of getting a full days work   daily  out of  the   men   employed    under    him,  while personally it would be  hard  to find  a public  servant  quite  so  courteous and   unassuming as Mr.  Fingland.    Numerous friends here  will regret to hear of  his quitting  the public service.  Dominion election may come early  this fall and that to be able to vote  at it names must be on the list  which will be issued immediately  after April 30th���������that is if the  federal authorities agree to allow  the women to vote on Dominion  elections in those provinces that  have extended the franchise to the  ladies in provincial contests.  $U8,300 of the Dominion war loan  was subscribed for through the four  ohar tered banks at Nelson.  Rev- Mr. ��������� Hobson, Presbyterian  pastor at Waldo, has enlisted for  overseas service in the army medical  corps.  MRS. DOWNS,L.O.S. Eng.  HEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Professional  Maternity Nurse  CRESTON B* C*  If under the new order of things  for  handling  roadwork   it  is proposed   to   have a  deputy  in each  electoral  district  to  supervise the  work laid   out   by   the  engineer,  providing G.    M.   Benney   is  not  reappointed   for  the   Trail constituency, John Keen and the minister  of   works   will   make   themselves  ���������solid    with   the   vast  majority   of  people in   these parts   by securing  Mr.   Benney  for  that   position   in  Kaslo   riding.     His   many   years  experience in   all   parts  of  Ymir,  coupled with special  qualifications  he   has   for   that  class   of work,  make him  the  ideal  man   for the  job at   this   particular   timo and  under thin-hanged conditions    Tho  ory of the Liberals  for ofnoienoy  coupled   with   thoir   pledge    that  thero will be  no patronage favors  on road work render Mr, Bonney's  appointment   both   expedient and  desirable   in   overy   way   at  this  time.  J. Jtf. Sutherland of Calgary has been  appointed city auditor at Cranbrook  for 1917 at a salary of $200.  Notwithstanding a considerable reduction in its employees, between 3000  and 1200 men are still on the Trail  smelter payroll.  W. G. Kennedy has closed his store  at Greenwood and will move shortly  to Trail, where he will engage in business on a much larger scale.  Cranbrook Herald: Robins and  meadow larks have been seen and  heard around town this week, a sure  sign of the coining of spring.  The fir' brigade at Golden has received official permission to use the  C.P.R. water tank, hose, etc., in case  of fires in that town in future.  Fernie rink closed on Saturday  night, providing the longest season's  skating for years, and causing the  management to lose about $100.  Chas. J. Danfran, a Port Hill rancher has evolved a block system for pulling stumps that enables him to stump  land on 100 pounds of powder to the  acre.  Since tho English Church parson at  Cranbrook has been preaching sermons  on science and religion tho number of  men attending church has increased  considerably.  MINERAL AOT  FOBMF  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Marie, Good Hope and Utah Mineral  Claims,   situate    in    the   Nelson  Mining Division of Kootenay District.    Where located:   On North  Fork of Sheep Creek.  TAKE NOTICE that I, A.H. Green,  acting as agent  for Agnes Billings,  Free Miners Certificata No. 85982B, intend, sixty days from the date hereof,  to apply to -the Mining Recorder for a.  Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant  of the above claims.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85, must be commenced  bofore the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 26th day of Febrnary,  1917. A. H. GREEN.  MINERAL AOT  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  At Sandon water is almost as scarce  as wood those days; not for drinking  purposes, but for industrial. All who  aro operating mills aro waiting patiently for the spring freshet to develop  :��������� for th  more power  ho mills.  Aspen, Caroline, Silverton Fractional,  Mohawk, International and Emma  Mineral   Claims,   situate   in   the  Nelson Mining Division of West  Kootenay.     Where located:     On  Door Crock, a tributary of Snoop  Creole.  TAKE NOTICE that I, A. II. Groon,  acting as agon) for P. F. Horton, Free  Minor's Certificate  No.   85081B,   and  Agnes Billings.  Free Minor's Certifl-  Kaslo Kootenaian;   Although  it is | cato No. 850820,  intend,  sixty   days  "rom date hereof to apply to the Min-  Although wo havo no diroot information from Mr.   MoQuoon, tho  registrar  of  voters  for  this   constituency, information   emanating  from Victoria would   indicate that  the   Iridic-::   t-uu   now    auvuro   tho  necessary forms   vv herewith   to ensure thoir   names  being  inscribed  on the voters list  which  will issue  some time iu June.    Tho legislature  hao  enacted   that   for    this   year  names for the list can be sent in to  reach  the   reiMui,������>m*   ���������������������>   to   April  UOtlt.    Those   who   arc   anxious to  till to i exercise the  I'runehi'jf.'   at   tlu: fh-.'.t  parties I opportunity   are     reminded    that  ' there are certain i������nl������r.r.*������/j������������<^ *-l><*������ ������������������  now getting well ������n toward*.1 tho oud  of March, summor appears to bo just  about as far away as it was six weeks  ago. The snow in going vory slowly  and tho crook is still shy of sufficient  water to moot all tho demands on tho  electric light plant.  Free Press; Tho lid was put on  tight ho far as tho rod light district in  Fornio was concerned, on Monday  last. Somo of tbe inmates loft town,  somo arc at hotels, and some have  taken rooms around town. The city  polico will have thoir hands full for a  while if thoy con template suppressing  tho vice entirely.  Free  Press:   Big   Jim   McKen,   of  Elko, ono of the real old timers on tlio  ing Recorder for a Certificate of Im-  rirovomonts, for the purpose of obtaht-  ng   a   Grown   Grant    of   the   above  claims.  And furthor take not ico that action  under section 85, must bo commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  Improvement.  Dated this 2flth day of February,  1017. A. ll. GREEN.  NOTIOE  ���������    v       _   "h  LAND REGISTRY AOT  IN THE MATTER of an application   ,o Ci      Crow, crossed tho Groat Divide m, for tu) issiu������ of a duplicate CortiflciMe  Monday of this week. Uu had boon *������������ J ��������� f*o to i'art (uuui-uh) of Block ������,  suffering for some tlmo  with dropsy   of T^t ^12, Group!, Kootenay District,  suffering ior some tunc witn uropov  and the end was not unexpected.  Deceased was ono of the biggest mon  in tho district, weighing ahout JtfSO  pounds and standing 0 ft. tt in., in his  stockings.  Trail News: With the present construction mogrrm about completed  at the Hinoltor, and in view of the coke  ..hiA. mtm.iix'��������������� i-hJj'   ������.���������������������    iYohi    lint    to   20O  employees were let out, tho total for  aimt* trU'r.th.*.1 ;;;::.!. !i,.vI������<k Sn*t-u around  *,Ct3ii men. Iii jjuMiiiiiiu employees,  as untintH.crd hy the management this  wook. preference   has   been given  to  A:  \  I  PPl  Piovinco of  British   Columbia,  Map  7JJ0A.  NOTIOE IS HEREBY GIVEN that  it is my intention to issue at tho expiration of one mouth after tho first  publication hereof a duplicate of the  Certificate of Title to tho abovo mentioned land in the name of CharloH  Alvln Duncan, which Certificate \������  dated the iSJi-d day of Soptomcor, 1004.  and numbered :M)8IA.  listed at Hie I .and 1 registry Ottlco at  Nelson, B.C., this SSird March, 1017.  SAM 11. UOK.  District Hewistriiv.  j xt.xxt- oi urnljpUOiiUULlOll, March ife), 11U7  i'l  PI   .... ,,....^w������������������������^W.W������*������>^W^  OMMMMMMMUMfaM <,s. -. -������������������A.rAr^rrA^rsm  A-'A'AAAAirsArm,  <im&W������Mk^  BEVISW  e,  The> members of the;Forestry Draft  ���������tooth: officers and. men-^turhed out!  iniforee for the sociable giyen in their  honor by the members of the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid in that church on  Friday night, over which Rey. R. E*.  Pow presided.!     "  The ladies presented a well-balanced  musical and literary programme, and  in between the numbers games and  amusements of various sorts, .were  introduced, giying a variety of enter--  tainment that none could fail to  appreciate.  A fine feature to the affair wa" the  appearance of a couple "of soldiers on  the programme.. Pte. Edge favored  with a violin solo, while Pte. Wells  obliged with, a. vocal .selection. "The  Barnyard Melody," both of which  were roundly applauded. Capt. Mallandaine also appeared, giving a talk  on forestry,draft, work,  and express-  r ing due appreciation of the efforts of  the ladies to entertain the men so  pleasantly during their stay in Creston. The literary numbers were all  in the hands of the ladies, Mrs. St.  .TeaD, M,rs.:<>:Oatway;, and: Miss Muriel  JjKttofct all beiug heard;; to advantage.  LMe89i*s. Lees and-MacKenzie appeared  twice in the duetts, "Genevieye" and  "Larboard Watch," while Mr. Lees  also supplied a solo number, -'Boys of  the ;01d Brigade." Another popular  number was the trio "Annie Laurie"  by Mrs. Lidgate, and MessE-s. MacKenzie and Lees.  Refreshments of quality, as well as  unlimited in quantity, were served  after the programme���������this item  equalling in : sociability and satisfaction any of the other features of the  at home. The singing of the national  anthem rounded out an evening that  will help a, whole lot to keep Creston  green.jn the memory -of the soldier  boys for many months to come.  Creston's School  aporf for  arc  Effective April 1st, all employees at  Trail smelter are to receive a 25 cents  a day raise in pay.  A New Stock of  ST  Not everything of this class, of course, but a  few of the more staple lines, including such  everyday necessities as TABLE LINEN,  TOWELLING, TOWELS, &c. Also the  MERCERIZED GRENADINE in all the  popular colors and patterns.  These are brand new goods, just opened on Tuesday;  a special buy, thus enabling us to make prices that can  hardly be duplicated elsewhere.  We have also  just opened a nice  stock  of  MERCERIZED CROCHET COTTON.  EASTER EXTRA���������Barrington Hall Coffee���������the best  on earth, 60c. and JACKSON'S TEA 55c. uou'hd.  F. H.  JACKSON  GENERAL MERCHANT  CRESTONi  Consolidated  Mining  Canada,  OFFICE.  TRAIL.  SMELTING   AND  & Smelting  Limited  REFINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH GOLUMBIAZ  SMELTERS AND REFINERS  PURCHASERS CF  GOLD.   SILVER. COPPER, LEAD AND  TRAIL BRAND PIG LEAD. BLUESTONE, SPELTER <B  Division I.-���������R. B. Masterton, Principal. ,,.;������������������ ������.,���������.���������::���������   ,,-,. -    ���������  Numher actually attending, 28.  Number daily present, 25.13.  Percentage, 89.75.  Perfect attendance���������Lillian Cherrington, Rose Cherrington, Mabel  Craigie. Audrey Craigie, Harold  Goodwin, Erma Sayden, Miibel Huscroft, Lyda Johnson, Vivianne Moore,  Ray McKelvey, Estella McKelvey,  Morgan Pease, Margaret Webster,  Harold Gobbett.  Examinations: Entrance���������Muriel  Hobden 62, Katherine Moore 61, Orin  Hayden 61, Audrey Attridge 59, Ray  McKelvey 55. Mabel Craigie 51, Estella  McKelvey 51, Audrey Craigie 45, Rose  Cherrington 37, Vivianne Moore ,28.  Morgan Pease 30, Hazel Hobden 24,  Paul Stinson 13.  . Preliminary High, School���������Ruth  Klingensmith 72,. Lillian Cherrington  59, Harold Goodwin 57, Harold Gobbet 57, Marion Swanson 53.  Advanced High School���������M. Knott  100, Lyda Johnson 96, Margaret Webster 95, Erma Hayden 90, Mabel Huscroft 90, Jennie Nichols 83, Bertha  Pease 65, Vida Gobbett 65.  Division II.���������M. MacKenzie, Teacher.  Number attending, 28.  Average attendance, 22.  Pupils making full attendance���������  Alta Attridge, Orazeb Celli, Eunice  Moore, Ruth Lidgate, Lionel Moore,  Francis Pow, Louise Bevan.  Standing of class: Junior 4th���������  Ruth Compton. Senior 3rd���������Mar-  guette-Crawford and Harry Compton  equal.    Junior 3rd���������Louise Bevan.  Division III.���������MissB. Hurry, Teacher.  Number attending, 37.  Ayerage daily attendance, 23. -  Perfect attendance���������Alfred Boffey,  Elson Lidgate. Keith Lidgate, Robert  Moore, Beatrice Scott, Gladys  Webster.  Highest Standing: Senior Second  Reader���������Merle Reid, Roy Pease,  Robert* Moore. Junior Second Reader���������Nellie Adlard, Louise Romano,  Amey Waliusley. Senior First Read  er���������Donald Young, Edith Crawford,  Walter Scott. r-Junior First Reader���������  Mary Lewis, Ralph' Christie, Marguerite Benney. ~~  Division IV.���������Miss B. Hardman,  Teacher.  Number attending during month,  32.  Average daily attendance, 14.02.  Perfect Attendance���������James Cherrington.  Highest Standing: Second Primer  ���������Olwen Evans. Senior First Primer  ���������Marion Learmonth. Receiving  Class���������James Cherrington.  the    Methodist     and    Presbyterian  Churches.  Major    Mallandaine,   O.C.    of  the  Forestry Draft,   then ��������� came  forward  to.unveil & shrine in.memory of those  men from the Valley who had been  killed  during  the   war.     He   spoke  briefly to the people  present, explaining the object of the shrine,  which  had.been erected  by the officer's and  non-commissioned    officers    of ; the  Draft.   The major did not regard the  shrine as altogether permanent,   but  expressed the hope that one day the  citizens    of  Creston    migh   erect  a  monument of more  lasting material.  At the conclusion of the unveiling  the   band rendered the national anthem,  after   which the troops   were  marched    out   and    dismissed.   The  shrine, which is of wood, is of a very  attractive    design,    worked  out   by  Major  Mallandaine,   and   the handiwork of Ptes. Thompson,  Harkness  and   Reed.   On it are inscribed  the  names of the nine Creston men who  have    already    made    the    supreme  sacrifice.   The   lettering    is    a   neat  gothic,   the   work   of  Sergt. Crowe,  r������������.vmast.Rt* of the 107th.    So  far as we  can learn this is the first tablet of the  sort erected in   Canada,  though they  are   very   numerous   in   France   and  Britain.  It is proposed to erect a neat fence  around it. and should the death list of  Valley volunteers increase the .names  of the added fallen will be inscribed  with the others as they occur.  Masons  Stiil Likes Greston  ZINC  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sots   of Second-Hand   Harness  Shrine is Erected  To Heroes' Honor  P. G. Ebbutt returned to Creston  on Friday after a business trip of some  three aud a half months, most of  which time was spent in the south-  and southwestern states. Leaving  Creston on December 14th he visited  Moose Jaw, Winnipeg and Toronto,  a little later on going to Detroit,  Mich. From Detroit the next stops  were at Chicago and Kansas City,  after which came LosAngeles, Calif.,  where, he spent' some weeks before  calls were made at San Diego, Long  Beach and Santa Monica in the same  state.  Some time was also spent in Arizona, New Mexico and Texas. He  wasv much impressed with the immense agricultural wealth of Arizona  as indicated by the districts already  developed by irrigation ^projects.  However, he says the changes wrought  must be seen to be appreciated; the  desert being literally made to blossom  like the rose���������rich alfalfa and grain  fields replacing the 'bone dry' deserts.  After., spending some time in El  Paso, where he saw most of Uncle  Sam's standing army, and in Sun  Antonio ar.d Fort Worth, Texas, be  returned via Denver, Col.. Wyoming  and.Montana. And yet, while date  palms and orange trees are not so  much in evidence here as they are in  the south, Crestoh is a pretty good  place to return to just the same, according to Mr. Ebbutt.  Pretty much on the theory that it is  better to be too early than too iate,  Creston Masonic Lodge tendered two  of its members, Capt. Mallandaine and  Pte..-Hilton Young, who are going  overseas with the Forestry Draft, a  purely Masonic sendoff, in the lodge  rooms on Monday night, to which, of .  course, the wives of members were  also invited.  The fore part of the evening was  devoted to whist, some eight tables of  players participating, and at which  the honors were carried off by Miss  Jane Long and W. G. Watcher.  Before lunch was served the master  of the lodge, John Blinco, in a few  appropriate remarks presented the  soldier-members with a little parting  remembrance, Pte. Young receiving a  fountain pen, and Capt. Mallandaine  a pipe and case. The recipients briefly  thanked the lodge for the much-appreciated souvenirs, and the personal  as well as fraternal goodwill, the gifts-  indicated. A number of the other'  Forestry men, who are members of  the craft and were among the invited  guests, also spoke feelingly of the  splendid hospitality Creston people  had displayed thus far during their  stay in town.  A splendid supper was served, and  after lunch a couple of hours dancing  followed, the Crestou orchestra, under  the leadership of T. E. Goodwin, supplying the best of music for the hop,  as well as a nicely an-anged programme of selections while cards were in  progress.  There was a verv lar^e turnout of  members of the lodge as well as of  craftsmen resident in the Valley who  have not yet affiliated, and the gathering yery fully appreciated the efforts  of the entertainment committee,  Fast Masters Reid. Speers and Miller,  and Senior Warden Hayes.  James Firilay of Cranbrook is reported to have invested $10,000 in the  Canadian war loan.  ROBT, LAMENT  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE   ���������    REAL ESTATE  DEALER IN COAL  CRESTOIV  -   B.C.  Ooal and Wood For Sale.  am       mm  tram    O*  Phono &&  McCREATH  Sirdar Avo.        iZHOroston  THE CANADIAN BANK  COMMERCE  fcilW EDMUND WAHvlilt, C.V.O., LL.D.. O.C.L., President  JOHN AIItD, General Manaffbf. II. V. F. JONES. An*.'* Cn.rrut Mai-mirer  UAPITAL, $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank of Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility ior'the transaction of their hanking business, including  of sales notes.    Blank sales notes  on application. ,s.m  Ihe discount and collection  are supplied free of charge  The drumhead service, announced  originally for April 8th, was held on  Sunday " afternoon last. The day,  fortunately, was fine, and the Draft  turned out in full force. Lined up in  "L" shape in front of the Mercantile  Co. store and the Bank of Commerce  the men presented a splendid appearance, their discipline bemgexemplary.  Both men and officers arc a credit to  Oreston. Tho band was in attendance,  and added greatly to tho impressivo-  noss of tho service.  Two of the local clergy, Revs. .T. S.  Mahood and M. W. juees, officiated.  The service oponed with the hymn,  ���������'Nearer My God to Thee," which was  followed by prayers for our soldiors  and country.  Mr. Mahood thon addressed tho  soldiors. "'Does God control tho  doatlnos of a nation?" "Arc prayers  for tho war of any avail?" These  question*? he answered by drawing  attention to tho historic facta of tho  war: The mobilization of the British  fleet juwt pi-ior to the declaration of  war,* the ' unexpected ronistanco of  Belgium, lhu 'Miracle of Mono,' the  wonderful retreat from Gallipoli, etc.,  showing plainly very many, said tbo  .speaker, tiie hand of God directing tho  course of ovonta toward the fulfilment  of Ilia promise. A call for instant  prayer for victory ended the addi-oua.  "Abide with Me" waa then snug,  followed by an luldross by Mr. 1/xm,  who  touched   appropriately  on   tho  jji>f>t><.tii'> Milovi (./������������������������ .yitulri    K*������ *l������������ ������.mn ���������������������������������  ��������� *    * ������������������ -.-..������.������.������--  the Valley, who had laid down tholr  Hve-.;; for KSntf ami country. Th..  proudont moment of hla life, declared  the h*h).i.Iuu\   wwi  that on  which  ho  Philosophy  How sad to observe that all Nations  are built on foreign foundation.  Should yon wish to name some  Nation that stands on ils own foundn ���������  tion it will bo proved that such foundation at least iR moveable; hence insecure and dangerous.  If you aro in doubt as to what really  constitutes the-foundation for a  civilized Nation you will bo informed  that it is the Nation's financial  system; its medium of exchange,  inasmuch as it iu this upon  which tho subjects rely for their  physical upkeep and comfort, and tho  establinhmcnt of mated homoa���������  nature's most ideal incubator for the  propagation of its species.  When Nations, through adversity,  have learned tho secret of basing their  medium of exchange upon their own  unremovable and permanent resources  and material tho art of automatic  supply and control of this medium of  exchange through thoir own central  frovornment exclusively, thon hnnian-  ty will enter a now array in civilisation Hitch as the world haa never seen  since the apple etude in Adam's throat  and choked him. O.J.W.  Horsemsn, Attention!  The Percheron Stallion, ROB ROY,  will not travel this season, but will  remain at home (at the Reclamation  Farm) till high water, and afterwards  at Canyon City���������see later advertisements and bills.  The fees will be reduced in accordance with the saving in expense effected by this arrangement, thus bringing  the services of one of the finest horses  in B.C. within the reach of all. For  fu*-ther particulars apply to C. BLAIR,  Erickson, B.C.  Tho Union Bank ia closing ita branch  at Vernon this month.  Knalo will invest $!1000 of ito .sinking  fund in < h<* (V������������"1i������n war loivn.  ttlng. a Katilo Chinaman, waa last  wook fined $50 and eosta for smoking  opium.  JJIBOOO of Cranbrook city sink Ing fund  haa been invoateri in tho Dominion  war loan.  Tho moving picture theatre at  Groan wood  la  now  open   four night a  AA'r.&'j&M  .���������.Kiivs'Sal  PP'aM  ������������������������������������iiiS-*"Sil  :&'$���������  '���������ASPff  'tP&M  .-.'Wjjft'l  " '.'-y^l  h'*.v<  ve ������ big reJc-  'xPtVrt)   will Ih  ������j><wJ>J.,  %.*,J I.a,.l>  <J. (i. BENNETT  <i| f*i  WI.  ~!,������ .������  Manager Creston Brunch    '.atho *.u*vio������, whore"hoiwproaontoii  Fernie  minera  will  laatioi.   on   May   lai..  dlafributod in prizea.  Vftv   *.h������*   month   of   rVhvnarv   un������  Trail   building   pormlta   were JBO.aoO,  iiiitiuoiii uiu. tiiiu*   imwtmi   tuny wilt  be larger.  <jw|W������������������';  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Ooal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Torritory, theNorth-  Wost Territories and in a portion of  the Provincoof British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for n further term of  21 yeai-s at an annual rental of $1 an  aero. Not more than 2.500 acres will  be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to tho Agent  oi* Sub-Agent of tho district in which  tho rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  ba doHcribed by sections, or legal subdivisions oj flections, and in nnaurvoy-  oil territory the tract applied for aluul  bo ataked out hy the applicant himself  Each application must bo accompanied by a foo of $5 which will bc refunded if tho righta applied for ure not  available, but not other w I bc. A royalty  al mil bo paid on the merchantable out ���������  put of tho mine nt tho rate of five cent**  jw.1* ton.  The person operating the mine ahull  ftU'<*i.'>h the Ah'-j-jL with Mvoru lvlurti-*-  acoounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay tin*  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  righta are not being operated, auch  rcturna Hhould ho furniahed at leant  onco a yoar.  TheIcaao will Include the coal mining righta only, roacinded bv Chap.  U7 of 4-5 George V. aHacntcd" to 12th  June, 1014.  our mii iniormaMoM application  ���������should bc made to t1u������ Secretary of tin*  Dt)pu.rtrm*nt of tlu, InUutot-, Ottawa,  or Ut any ugont or .Sub-Agent of  Dominion Landa.  W. W. COIIV. Dnpiitv MlnlMf-or  tlie Interior,  is.to.-��������� -oniutMioriy-oa pumtcuMoti oi too  ���������uivortlnemcntwill not bo paid for.  ;>:"-''������*���������'������������  "'7 ���������>iV\tt  ��������� '^���������ffl  .*:���������-?������  is  ���������Si  1  ���������M  ��������������������������� ifi Iglgjlplll^^  SHE ILEVEffiW* CSBSTON, IB. SL'  Mascots iu London Zoo  War and Shipping*  Statistics prepared al Washington  do not indicate ;i serious diminution j  oi shipping 0:1 the w-iicrways of the;  world. Tlic net dec reuse for tlic- j  year was only 200,000 tons, or one :  and one-half'per cent, of tlu- total.  tonnage. Admittedly thc inroads;  made  bv  the  submarine*   were   more  One Way to Peace  to  Germans  Must Be  , Constrained  Confess Their Military Defeat  There is, as  all  thc allied gov email d peoples see,  but one  way  Tlic London Zoo has been augmented by many warship and .regimental mascots. The pets were lef.  tliere by troops from the Dominion >  and will remain until the latter ^ return from the fighting zones. They  range from a monkey, wliich survived the battle of Heligoland and. the  logger Bank, to bears from Canada,  whicli await thc return of their battalions from the front. Other mascots which will adorn the peace procession, if they live long enough, are  deer, unsuited to trench life. The  bears, which, hail from the Rocky  Mountains, are housed on* the .Map-  pin Terrace, and are very much at  home.  Catarrhal Deafness Cannot be Cured  serious <u the !  year, but there  a real ;hajler-ge  chant marine vi  be si efforts of *  er craft.���������Lon  alter  has   *  Olic'  the  he  0  I  ui  ��������� ri  part     01  L������t  as  yet   L>ceu  .:d   to   the   iner-  werld by the  if,!<; underw.it-  xt l:ross.  rue tits  to peace, and that is the infliction of  manifest and decisive military defeat  upon thc states which put their whole  trust in thc sword. Nothing but that  can destroy amongst them the worship of "militarism,"' wliich poisons  and warps the whole being of the  1 "opulaiiou  tainted  by  it  and   renders  .1  theories   a  are  lhc  se.vi  -lo:  pine a  :re   as  es   become  their   moral   and   political  >tai*dinc-   menace   lo  wouid   not  be  enough  > t a 1 e >   b y   c x h a 11 s t i o n .  undoubtedly nipping sliarpiy. and  ���������-11 will gro.v mere and move  the season advances and  pie ted. But. while  the blockade is immensely valuable  as an ancillary weapon, it is not  the weapon by which "militarism"  can be dethroned. That vvill not be  accomplished until the Germans arc  constrained to confess to the military  defeat oi their main armies in the  It is on the west front, where  rgest pari oi the German forces  by    local   applications   oi   they   cniuiot   reach  ,  the   diseased   portion   of   tlic   car.       There   is I  j only one way  to cure catanhal deafness,  aud I  that is hy * constitutional icmedy.     Cantrilial 1  I Deafness   t3  caused   by  an   intlamed  condition  of the mucous lining of the Eustachian Tuoe.  When  this  tube  is  luflaiueu*  you  have a  rumbling  sound   or   imperfect  hearing,   and   when  it   is   entirely   closed,   Deafness   in   the   result.  Unless   the   inflammation   can   bc  reduced   and  this   tube   restored    to   its   normal   condition, j  hearing     will   be   destroyed     forever.      Many  cases     of   deafness     are   caused     by   catarrh,  which is an inflamed condition of the mucous  ������urface������.      Hall's   Catarrh   Cure  acts   through  thc blood ou the mucous surface* 01  the sys-  mankind.        11 I *-c,Jl>      ...    .     ~      ���������     .   , ^   ,  ,       . . 1 .,-      .������... *** ���������������������" 8������*������*e One Hundred Dollars for any  10 ,[., -      *"*- I ca.se   of   Catarrhal   Deafness   that   cannot   be  the   pmCCr> j cured    by    Hall's    Catarrh    Cures.        Circulars  tic*.      All   Druggists,   ?5c  *      JF. J.  CHENEY  & CO., Toledo, O.  lie���������Thc   person   who   offer**  drink   insults   my     principles.  But,   then,  you  know,  it  is  an  you  don't  have  to  swallow.  me   a  She���������  insult  m  e   a 1 w:  b-  .1  miDt-r  of  '. < av e   1  en posted, where the  ,-c accumulated the great-  o: can? and the bigrgest  ammunition, and where  ivished in a greater decree than anywhere else al! thc re-  srarcv ~ of :r,iiitai'3r science in it-;  r*o>t modern forms, that thc main  dc-cisio-.i must take place. It is all-  ���������hr.poriant, therefore, that our superiority upon this front should steadily  increase,���������From the  London Times.  ���������i-  c������ win  They Made Him  Man  On sale at all  Drus^ists and Scores*  WHAT B.     DRAPER    SAYS  DODD'S KIDNEY PILLS  OF  Minard's   Liniment  Cows.  Cures   Garget   in  Tie���������I told your father frankly I  couldn't support you.  She���������What did he say?  He���������He said that hc had thc same  experience.  The indications of worms arc restlessness, grinding of the teeth, picking of the nose, extreme peevishness,  often convulsions. Under these conditions the best remedy that can be  got is Miller's Worm Powders. They  will attack the worms as soon as administered and will grind them to  atoms that pass away in the evacuations. The little sufferer will bc immediately eased and a return of the  attack will not be likelv.  *>**-r5 fd  tt*. vi sr  Ol' JEHJU  FQ  That heavy headache, torpid  liver, sick stomach, bitter taste  in mouth, furred tongue, dull  eyes and muddy skin, all come  from a poor supply of bile.  These unhealthy conditions are  promptly corrected by  ��������� 'tl   Vi***,.  "*��������� '&^&  n 1  which stimulate the liver,  regulate the flow of bile,  sweeten the stomach, and  renew healthy bowel action.  A household remedy approved by sixty years of public service. For every-day  illnesses. Beecham's Pills  His Troubles Were Numerous and of  ; Long Standing, But Four Boxes of  ��������� Dodd's Kidney Pills Drove Them  !     All Away.  j Scclley, .Sask., '(Special)���������"Dodd's  ���������Kidney. Pills made me a different  man." The speaker was Afr. Benjamin Draper, well known and high-  ; l.\' respected here. He is a fine  I healthy representative of the prairie  ! provinces and he savs he owes his  j health toDodd's Kidney Pills.  j "I wfts in bad shape all round when  ! I started to use Dodd's Kidney Pills."  I Mr, Draper continued. "My trouble  I came from hard work when I was  I young-. My joints gol stiff, my nuis-  I cles cramped and I suffered terribly  ��������� from a sore back. 1 was depressed  land low spirited, 1 was always thirs-  | ty  and   I   had  flashes  of light before  my eyes.  j     "I  had  rheumatism  and heart flut-  j tarings,   my  appelite   was   fitful,     nty  memory    was     failing*    and     I    was  troubled with  shortness    of    breath.  Pour boxes  of Dodd's   Kidney    Pills  jj made  me  a  new man,"  1     Dodd's  Kidney   Pills  cured all  Mr.  'Draper's   troubles   because*   they     all  j came from  sick kidneys,   J l" you have  .any of his  symptoms'Dodd's  Kidney  I'ills will help you.  The Psychological Moment  ''How do you feel todav, old man?''  "I   don't   feel   like   myself."  'Tu  that case pchars you will len.l  mc a five-spot."  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  British Columbia Lumber  "Truth is mighty," exclaimed the  idealist. "Yes," replied Air. Dustm  Stax,   "but     a   well-managed     humor  ���������-vill answe  to  get  the  JU  ,11  stock market going.  A Pill fcr All Seasons.���������Winter  and summer, in any latitude, whether  iu torrid zone or arctic temperature,  parmelee's Vegetable Pills can bo  depended upon to do their work. The  dyspeptic, will find tlicm a friend al-  ������\\ays and should carry theni with  him everywhere. They are made to  withstand any climate and are warranted to keep their freshness and  strength. They do not grow stale, a  -.juality not possessed in many pills  now  on  the  market.  War Babies the Best  ..' f,it.:uici.|.* fell %.".lj. worloL  iJold ������*cry whero.   tn boxe*. 25c  1 :���������  in*' ���������  li   : ���������  v 1 - i'  i,,.  tie ..':-  ! .'il .  one  (llll  i 1.'' "  hop'  feel  tiil'.<-  vi.\  1. ��������� ;.  ,1 ii  l!  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Sold by Druggists and Storekeepers throughout Canada.  Prioas: One tube, 50 cents; six tubes for the price of five.  War tax, 2 cents per tube extra.  _        ...    Qm^ ^jj*^ KanehosieiS EtiK-  For Kitchen Gardeners  It is really remarkable how much  you can raise on small kitchen gar-  gardciis if you confine yourself to essentials and don't try to makc an experiment station out of twenty feet  square. It is equally wonderful how  far the scraps from you dinner tabic  will go towards feeding a few chickens, enough to supply you with eggs  to pickle for use during- thc .months  when they arc most, expensive, bo-  sides providing a supply for immediate consumption.���������Brandon Sun.  cv.-n   tin  \\ ���������     -,..!'���������.r:.ll;  liu   fr.riiii-h''*-  .-.���������,������   11.1 u: 1 it 1 *-  ���������    ;.      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"���������  Muilr.**i:v������trUr<ttKJv CoijJiJji'jy  i:l'ir'mi>o   A.iy  is stated that the value 01 thc  hunbi'r cut for tin.', province of Brit-  ish Columbia iu 1916 will slfow an  incn-ase ovi.-r that of the previous  yi-.ar when the v;ilni* was'put at $29,-  3 50,1)00. 'J'lu*. demand for lumber  durini.'; the past year showed au im-  provtiiiunl, and piic������.:.i ^citeiully were  highor. The best previous year was  1913, %.hi'u the value of cut was  ?33,.S()0,(H)0. It Ut predicted that this  j car's value \\il! bc well up to this  l.'.Uer   figure.  A feature of last year's lumber  business has In en the increase in  >������n''.'l ! shipments to Ontario, when-, the laic  1 an goviTiimi i:l r.-inicd on an iitrgrcssiv^  .;..,i(.,uj.,ii i*������ I'upiil.ii i/.i.- the iiiiii^h  Cohiinbi-i pro dm-1 . Tin* demand  there lias icMiltcd in doubling ship-  mi'iils I'iriiii this province, especially  for floorings, panelling, .'iiouldiiifts,  ���������������'������'. 'Hi'' fact that thi;,e :,hipinents  have  bii n  nr.-'ili-  by  rail  indicate  the  More Time and Attention Being Given to infant Welfare  The judge at a baby show in England has declared that thc babies that  have been born since the war arc  heavier, fatter and prettier than babies of the same age before, the war.  'lo this testimony an experienced  nurse added facts of special interest  to people devoting time aud attention to infant welfare. "Every year,"  said the nurse, "wc arc gelling more  mothers to learn the lessons of healthy life, which means lhat fewer and  fewer children aro improperly fed.  Improper feeding is a greater cause  of infantile .mortality than inadequate  feeding,"  The matter is of fundamental importance to the future life of the  nation, ix>r a nation, like an army,  is judged ���������by the inexorable law of  existence, not by numbers, but by  its   effectives..���������Cambrian  News.  There are thousands of  children who are bright  but frail���������not sick but  underdeveloped ���������they  play with their food���������they  catch colds easily and do  not thrive���������they only need  the pure, rich liquid-food in  9  lABY'-S  fl TABLETS  OF GREAT HELP  COOK'S   COirON   ROM   COMPOUNI  A safe, reliable tigulatin^ meil  cine. Sold in three degrees ol  streiiffth. No. 1, $1; No. 2. <3j  No. 3, $5 per box. Sold by all  drugreists, or sent prepaid in  plain package on receipt oj  price. Free pamphlet. Addresi  THE COOK MEDICINE CO.  Toronto. Ont (Formerly Wtitdtorj  fa no more necessary  than S ma lip ox;, Aimy  experience bas demonstrated  tlis alrnost miraculous effl-  <acy, and barmlessness, of Antityphoid VacclnaUoru  Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you an*  STOur family. It is woro vital than bouse Insurance.  AsJe your physician, druggist, or scud for    Havo  you had Typhoid?" tclilncr of Typhoid 'Jncciac,  tesults from us . and danger from Typhoid Canters.  THE CUTTER Ul*ftOnATOP.Y,  BERKELEY, CAU  KODUCINe VACCINB9 ft SEIIUUS UNDER U. 8. 60V. LIMNS*  Mrs.  writes-:-  Tablets  '���������<.���������'lll.il il v    w I  l'i.I     I'lJidlli  I",i  ra'.l ,  li   tin-   Hiitisli  ive.     ..'*������.'in cil  (..I'lliiii-  ill     tlic  W.      .N.      u.  IM?  "What   i-    111-  vri ��������� c :nu|  imci r v  I '!m.rv:;i.n,i,   it   it"  I can't   limb ���������'���������Mainl  <li  ���������'iinctn ii  "W-M,  ii  viTM",   ami  lilMWI.f II  yi  x\   ci)-  if     v.)U  it   it'll pnetry,"  to start them growing and keep  them going. Children relish  SCOTT'S and it carries rare  nutritive qualities to their blood  RtVftftrrift   Ut\t\   rrluj������������ il-.o������-jr*   (lf-t;\mm  %,J> '   "  ' *��������� **" -*  ' -      - -   '   **' "* '���������  food, bone-food and strength-food.  Nothing harmful in SCOTT'S*  Uuotl Jt Vowim. Tuixtuiu. Oi.U t*-*  Wiu. Artlett, Ancaster, Ont.,  -".I have used Baby's Own.  for three years for my little  girl and baby boy. x I have found  them of thc greatest help during the  teething period and always keep  them in the house." Thc Tablets  aid tec-thing babies because they regulate, the stomach and bowels, tints  preventing constipation, diarrhoea  and convulsions. They promote  healthful sleep and keep baby well  and happy. They are sold by medicine dealers or by mail nt 25 cents a  box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., TJrockville, Ont.  King Edward and the Kaiser  ���������\  Wcli-Known  Fact that Kinrj; Edward Was Never Deceived by  Germany  An astounding story of King Edward knocking the Kaiser down is  related in a book just published in  Kngland- by Edward Legge, entitled  King Kdward, the Kaiser and the  Wrr." Here is Mr. Legge's account  of* the incident as described lo him:  "During one of iiis visits to Windsor  Castle the Kaiser and King Edward  had an altercation resulting from ]  something said by the forimiv, So  exasperated was the King by his nephew's grossly insulting words lhat,  losing all control over himself,, he  sprang to his feet and knocked the  Kaiser down I" Whether this story is  I rue or not it is a welllcnown fact flm!  King Kdward was never deceived by  his nephew's frequent professions of  friendship for (neat Britain, and was  not afraid cither of the German Empire oi* its ruler. Tie saw through  tlu: sham peace protestations of Gi-r-  many ,and fathered Ihe KnUnU- Cordiale, which has since become a league of nations for the protection of  civilization.���������Montreal  Me raid .  Mini--Mow  did  you  like  tlw  .slag.*  ll.i''   'iii"       i'i     tb.it    .'"������������������i.il.i ;<|ir,Ui*    si'uW  lie���������Tliere weren't no hane.ingH, y'  I real suctesj, cokes chronic weakness, lost vtaou  VIM KIDNBV BLADOI'.lt. DISBASKS. BLOOD POISON.  fILES EITHER No PKUQlIISTS or M AIL 81 I'OST I CTI  VOUORHACO 1)0 DERKMANST NEW VuRK or LVUAN QRO������  TORONTO     WRITE FOR FltKE DOOIt TO DR   (.������ CLEM)  Med Co HaverstockBd. Ua.mpstbao London bnq������  *������bv nbwdragbkitastbi.krsiponmop  basv to vak3  fiel: thai trade mahkrp word   tiibhapion   ib 0*1  "SUIT. QOVT STAUt- CVBDitiC CO ALL GBHUIHB fACSStt.  zsr  Saskatchewan's 191C Crops  An official report of the Saskatchewan Department: of Agriculture, just  issued, estimates the wheat yield ol  the province in 1916 as 126,857,760  bushels, the outs yield as 146/168,585  bushels.  Mothers can easily know when  their children are troubled with  worms, and tbey lose no time in applying the best "of remedies���������Mother  Graves' Worm  Exterminator.  "Algy, I wanl you to buy rat* ,������  book." "I am glad you are becoming literary, my dear." "Fudge,  This article says one way to acquiro  ;l good carriage, is to practice balancing u book on your head."  NOW A STRONG MAN  My  fntlior  Iin*   l*������en. trouble.!  ���������witU Kiwumntlum fov a nnmlior ot  reu.ru.   He waa cdviocd by a txiout.  o try  x*0������nm*jf  rMtitl^  TORtHa  4il<  Xmikt.kimLwji*  KIDNEYS  boob;  In-  Kilb'd   't  III     'A  ith  ,-ord .  Mo jmrchnneA a \>ox, and nftoir fcnfc-  liijc thorn for ������ week <ojmd thnt  thoy ttttvo Mm nomo rellof. XI������i  th������tt purchnnnrt thrflo mora woxnn,  whtoh were tho nniaiiB of entirely  rftiifivhic him. Ito i������ now a utioiuc  iiiun itt Kood hoalth nnd able 11  attend to hin dnlty work. Tor <. ;i:i  jrrcat clmriRii MI .������ duo tj������ Oln Pilln...  Youro truly,    A.U*c. Moore.  ...    ������...,.,...,,...,.������    ,...ii������   ni-   t������ui������    rl  Ron. ft^Iox7or"������"'������>oxoV"rot fa.no.  Ilamitia tttitt it you writo to  JMAl'XOWAIi DftUOfc  CHUMICia,  ������o. ov oajwaua. xauitmiu  ���������x'orouto. vat.      ft  /J  '���������'J  J  ���������iiiliiiaiii  utnu  mmm  liallWIIIIHKII'lilllllllllllWKIIllliliW ���������*s3^c*l$;  W*vrP$A-:  MjjlMg^JjgHBgBB'gBBBBHBBMM<"������������������gEB!BgsS^^  SHE XtEVIEWj, CRESTON. B. CL  ���������affEfl  P4DT ������������������** AVI7H Ol/  AMI TLillEPJIf'  BARBED   WIRE   ENTANGLEMENTS OF THE OCEAN  of ���������  ss  Going  to  Mine Fields Answer Just the Same Purpose Afloat as the Barbed-  Wire Entanglements Do in Protecting Trenches from  Attacks of the Enemy ;���������  While thc army is hammering away  on the. west front to break through  "barbed wire" and otlier devilish entanglements of the present war, the  navy has been rather passive. Few  vocalize, however, that the navy has  t6 face entanglements of a different  sort which are just as> treacherous as  those tiie army has to break through.  An up-to-date map of thc North  sea, stith as thc one in the chart  room of a British warship, is dotted  with red marks which arc added to  daily. They indicate the presence  of mines, some British laid and  some turned loose from German U-  - boats. These are the "barbed!, wire"  ot tbe sea, and a nastier thing 'to run  against, man, with all his ingenuity  in devising methods of destruction,  has neevr contrived. One need exert no effort of imagination to justify the comparison, for the minefield answers just the same purpose  afloat as the barbed wire entanglement does on shore.  Without it  sea  war    would be    a  -very different matter from what it is  now, or at least, in the narrow waters  where  all    the    most important  fighting must take place.  The mine fields limit the n'ovc-  ments of the belligerent forces. Even  tlic British . grand fleet, master  though it be of tbe seas, cannot go  wherever it pleases because of the  mine fields scattered about the waters. Whenever the sea German  wants to *Yiig himself in" at a base  hc drops a mine field in front of it,  and behind this protection proceeds  with -his task, well knowing that no  British admiral would be so foolish  as to play thc enemy's game by taking his ships into such a dangerous  area. ���������  , And they arc not little mine fields  that the Germans put down. Some  of those tbe3r have laid in the North  sen arc quite the biggest "entagle-  ments" of the kind ever constructed,  containing, as they do thousands upon  thousands of floating death traps.  No hostile ship can get through a  mine .field unless it knows the secret  channel, and .where such exist the-J-  are continually being changed in  order to prevent any of our vessels  discovering and using them.  Experience has taught the German  that hi cannot rely for safety even  on his naval "barbed wire" ��������� unless  he spends a great deal of time keeping it intact. British submarines  are very inquisitive arid have a habit of "poking their way" through/ his  thorniest "entanglements," which  gives the German many uncomfortable  moments.  Time and lime have our U-boats  crept through his "barbed wire" and  dared the German in his lair; so  much so that he never feels wholly  secure against them.. Surface vessels, however, are quire another matter. For them to attempt "jumping" a minefield would mean almost  certain destruction.  Barbed wire erected against troops  can be destroyed by artillery. The  kind used at sea . cannot be swept  away; in this fashion. A squadron  might bombard a. minefield until its  guns were worn out and the "entanglement" would still be impassable.  Minefields play the. part of concealed snares as well as protections.  Often enough have the Germans  tried to. entice the British ships into  them, though never once have they  succeeded in doing this. Numbers  of such tra.ps were laid for John Jeliicoe, and he fell into none of-them.  In fact, the only ships lost in German minefields have been, the Germans' awn.  By bearing in mind what the presence of these death-bestrewn areas  does in the way of "roping off" cruising grounds one, becomes thc better,  able to understand certain naval  happenings which might otherwise  seem a bit puzzling. Such, for ex^  ample, as the periodic "comings out"  of the German high seas fleet. Every  now and again it is. reported by Be.--  Vm that "Our high seas fleet went  ont into the North sea yesterday  nnd returned again without . meeting  the  en c m yy ""N.  For all "practical purposes two  fleets might as well have a stretch  of dry land between tlicm as a mine  field, since the one is" no-more passable to ships than thc other, and so  long as the German high seas fleet  keeps within the shelter of ils miles-  M-ide minefields, it may continue lo  "come out" with impunity.  Hov? tbe Germans Were  Win a  Victory, But Didn't  "Our first aim was to overthrow  France quickly and force hcr to  make peace. It is probable that "such  a peace would have been very favorable to France^ for it was to our interest to reduce' the number of our  foes. Had this . plan succeeded we  could have turned immediately and  adopted the same tactics towards  Russia with every prospect of success. We could then, in favorable  conditions, have concluded the final  peace with England, whose forces  would have been left disarmed on the  continent. As/ however, we could  not hope to overcome England's naval supremacy, this peace, like the  fust arranged with France, would  have had to be in the nature of a  compromise. This entire program,  brilliantly as it was begun, collapsed  before the gates of Paris at the battle of the Marne, which was by no  means a" tactical victory but certainly  a great strategic success for the  French."���������Prof. Meinecke in thc  Frankfurter Zeitung".  SHOULD BE ALIVE TO SEIZE EVERY OPPORTUNITY  Counter Checft  Or Sales Books  uinaenhurg Witnout  HiS Mask  Carbon" papers,'  An Incident Showing His Hatred for  the British  Hindenburg's- hatred of thc English is well illustrated in an anecdote  given by thc war correspondent of  the "Leipzig Neueste Nachricten,"  and, therefore, reliable. Thc Field  Marshal - was visiting a large hospital on the western front, and everybody was struck by his kindhearted-  ness. He was taken to a ward in  which were some slightly-wounded  English officers: Thc doctor in  charge explained, that the sister cm-  ployed in this ward had lived eleven  years in England, and spoke English  *-o well that on their arrival the Eng-  Jish soldiers took her for an Englishwoman. "This communication was  received, however, in an unexpected  manner. The kindly expression disappeared from the Field Marshal's  face and, with a grim look, he motioned to tbe sister to leave the  ward, and thereupon gave the following order: "That sister will be immediately-transferred "to another pos  A nurse will comc here who does not  speak a word of English. I will not  permit Englishmen to^ bc better off  here than are my brave soldiers who  have had the misfortune to be taken  prisoner by the English."  Sun Life Leads  Canadian Companies  Credit  i ore shoulders* lame bac.<9  stiff neck.tall pains and aches  yield to Sloan's Liniment.  Do not nth iU Simply apply to  the sore spot, it quickly penetrates  and relieves. Cleaner-than mussy  plasters' or ointments, it does not  stain the skin.  Keep n bottle hnndy for rheumatism,  tpriiins, bruises, toothache, neuralgia, gout,  lumbago and soro stiff muscles.  At all druggists, 25c. 50c. aad $1.00.  Mistress of the Sea  More About the  HC C. of L.  :'; With all commodities  sparing in price, it behAVes  the buyer to look for full  value in every article.  ;When buying matches  specify��������� ���������'������������������ ��������� * ,  ID  Germany's Threats  of    a    Blockade  Are Absolutely Futile  Great Britain cannot send one  ounce of food to her armies ii  France by sea. Shc cannot forward  a single unit of reiforcement except  by sea. She cannot receive thc aid  of a single man from Canada, Australia or India except by sea. Shc  could not have stayed in this war  three months if Germany had been  able by means of submarines to prevent her from transporting troops  ahd "military supplies by water. Shc  probably could not remain in the  war three months longer if Germany  could cut off this military transport  now.  Anything approaching    a blockade  of Britain would cut off this military'  use of thc sea, and there    would not  be the slightest need  for    encroaching on, a single neutral right. If how-  cv< r,  Germany cannot prevent Great  P.ritain   from  using  the  sea  to  rcin-  | force nnd supply hor armies, if    she  (Cannot  even  prevent    Great     Britain  i from closing access  to Germany    by  sea, what possibility can there be of  I forcing  Britain   to   terms  by   sinl<tn,t*  'neutral   or  even     enemy      merchant  ships?    If Great Britain can maintain  hcr military and naval use of the sea,  id e has  only to extend  the  methods  employed for the protection of transports in order to insure a food sup  ply   for  hcr" own   population.���������From  the  Buffalo Express.  Record Keflects the Highest  Upon the Directors *  The Sun Life of Canada's publish  cd statement of 1916 results, which-  appears in this issue, is.in every sense  a satisfactory document. It shows  assurances issued and paid for in  cash during 1916 of a total of over  $42,750,000, the largest^ amount of  new business ever written, by any  Canadian Life company in any year.  Assurances in force now total over  $2S0,000,000, Assets increased by  over $8,500,000 to practically $83,-  000,000, the largest"' assets ever ^ al  tamed by a Canadian company. Cash  income totalled nearly $18,500,000, an  increase of over $2,500,000 over that  of 1915. Payments to policyholders  exceeded $7,500,000, bringing total  payments to policyholders since organization  to over $60,250,000.  The record of the Sun Life of Canada for 1916 reflects thc highest credit upon the directors and officers of  the company and .should be equally  satisfactory to the company's policyholders.  People  are  Learning  that there is  Greater  Prosperity  in  the'  Pursuit of Idealized Agriculture and Appreciate Higher  Standards, both Materially and Moraliy  ���������o  .  Speaking of municipal support and!  control of agricultural societies before the convention of Agricultural  Societies in Winnipeg, S. ll. Green- .  way, director of the Extension Division of the University of Saskatchewan, said in part;.  m "The ideal service unit of the agricultural society is the rural municipality, and it should be municipally  supported and controlled," said Mr.  Greenway. "The society should  make a complete.rural survey of its  territory which should be a guide in  its community effort. No community can have a proper understanding  of its needs without a thorough and  careful  survey of its  field.  "No society will ever lack public  support which renders effective public service. And this without government grants. Government grants  are defensible only where they encourage endeavor. Payment of special grants in the form of hand-outs  is indefensible.  "Of the 118 societies which have  been chartered in the province of  Saskatchewan, all but four are justifying their existence. I feel that we  could, if the financial resources and  the staff were advisable, make the  agricultural society work tenfold  more effective at once. As I have  noted, we have been able to do excellent work through the medium of  no less than 18 unorganized societies.  Besides this, we have been working-  more or less systematically with no  less than .40 Grain Growers' associations in the last two years. The  number of these organizations is  gradually increasing.  "I mention the fact in order to indicate that there is a great work for  the agricultural societies to do, and  if they are not prepared to step in.  and do it, other organizations arc  alive to the opportunity.  "The good that agricultural societies are doing is by no means to be  tabulated. It is a constant invisible  growth,' and it touches at least 250-  000 of our people each year. TJn-  cqnsciously a great mass of our people are being led to appreciate higher standards both materially and morally. Thoy are learning not only  ���������that there is greater prosperity in  the pursuit of- idealized agriculture,  but they are being caught up with  the creative instinct, and are learning to appreciate agriculture for the  many beauties^ which it unfolds and  to love it for its own sake."  Mr. Greenway stated that thero  were 118 chartered organization*? in  Saskatchewan. They had an average membership of 150. Last ycar  .they  raised $390,000.  Mr. Merchant:��������� v  If you are not already using our  Counter Check or Sales Books we.  would respectfully solicit your* next  otdcr. Years of experience in the  manufacture of this line enable us to  give you a book as nearly perfect as  it is possible to be made, in these difficult times.  All classes and grades of paper are  now from 100 to. 400 per cent, higher than they were two -years ago.  waxes for coated  'books, labor, in fact everything that  goes into thc cost of counter check  or sales books are very high in price.  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Offices:   Toronto,   .Montreal,     Winnipeg, Vancouver.  qjluer,  Prcbably  "How do you suppose the New  York fish-dealers ever happened lo  think of painting fish-gills red to  make them look fresh?"  "Probably from watching their  wives apply the rouge in the morning."���������Life.  Pig Stockyard-; Binsiuesa  Practically a quarter    of a  million  animals  passed  through   the  Calgary  stockyards  in   1916, valued    approximately at $10,110,000.  East or West  Uajat I.al, an Indian phi]..-  who has devoted considerable lime  to investigating the social, educational and commercial conditions of this  continent has embodied some uf his  impressions in a book intended for  Hindoo readers. His conclusions arc  somewhat depressing. Hc finds the  world, in this country, and in Kurope,  given over to the pursuit of material  things, conquering natural obstacles,  it is true, but struggling ami suffering for vanities. The majority lives  to provide the pleasures of the few.  Hankering aftcr the good things of  the world is the ruling passion ,\i fife.  And is tlir* world better, c: happier?  It aids on tbe question: "J see no  justification for saying that the  world today is happier, morally better, _mr.ro righteous and more Godfearing than it wju* 2,000 years ago."  'pA^0^/m^^^k\  < .J^*J^S3S������������igM  "������;*li������  &'APMAP%aC  ::AtArAAAA&'^*\  "'���������"'������������������ :':aA.'A',PMMMm  ��������� ..���������:-.-.-......'-.;v,qa;ts:-*  Gun Photographs Target  A New-Method, of Testing    Markst-  man's Aim  ,A new method of testing a marks*  man s aim  has been patented by an  Knglish  inventor which makes    ammunition  unnecessary.       The  invention can be attached to a rifle,    for  example, without altering the   latter.  It consists  chiefly of a small  cylindrical camera* which  fastens  to    tbe  under side of the barrel and is fitted  with a telescopic focusing device, so  positioned  that its  line of "focus    is  parallel to the gun barrel.      Immediately in front of thc trigger of the  wertpon  a second trigger is    placed,  which is connected with the camera  shutter by a wire.    When a marksman has aimed his gun and pulls the  triggers, the camera trigger is operated just an instant before the    gun  trigger and consequently a snap shot  is secured of the target that the gun  was pointed at,    The position of ihe  target as it appears on thc developed  plate or film will indicate tho accuracy of thc shot.     If the bull's-eye is  exactly in  the centre it shows    that  tho gun was cotrcctly aimed.  rriieir quality is beyond  fiucs'tinn; hut b?r.ir!cr.fhfo,  every box is a generously  filled box.  Look out for short-count  matches. There arc many  on the market..  Avoid imposition by a!~  6  ways,   everywhere,   ae!c-   I  ins fo** EDDY'S. J  n- ���������] I  -linfllll���������I��������� liliailllitll ,fl^ilAammm*mW*m^m*mmmmWmmmmm1**m^mmi-X'~-\- '     "  Over 200 Indians Decorated  A special despatch from Delhi, India, says:  "The Viceroy, Lord Chelmsford, nl  a special parade. held at the vice  rcganlodge, presented military mod  als and orders to two hundred Indian officer'*'nnd men. The toeue.  was hrtllnnt   :nvl  impve* ' iv;���������.  General Sir Charles Munro and a  large, number nf the headquarters  staff and public were present.  "The decorations included three  Victoria Crosses and several French  and  Russian  decorations.  "Up to the end nf Ib*reinbor, ihr-  central Imperial Relief Fund, exclusive of certain ltnmhay and  Madia*,  provincial     fund-,    amounted  1 J J   >.|>.s,-*-.JI/,!'I/I/ .  w.    n.    Uf    ua:  "i   understand      your      bn-band      i������  .soini-thiti*.*- of    a valetudinarian, Mrs.  Comenp."     "Oh,   dear   mi:,   .kj1     Hi:  'catN iiu-'it  ivi/nlar triroi- tiirw������.* -> /l->i>"  "Redpath" stands for sugar quality thnt fa the tesult of  modern equipment and methods, backed by 60 y^ara  ^periencc r.nd & dcic:T������m'tuiiu.u La muuuccnouung unworthy  of the name "REDPATH".  #> mw-JI IT If**  ������*# t������.Wk* %> >*    -  hff������ ���������*  tffmM,    Kfm,Jt'~,mt*t.     Cm... *���������-    ?*    >���������  #hi#%     -*t*t     *������*W������**.     *UH������tm, m* *m       m. -.���������!*-.-  ���������i. m    "      * m      tm  'V'&vT.l  IP  ���������S^i'I  WA<\  --���������'.till  P&A.  PM.  '.'-'aPv'-M  Si  AM  m  /"fi  V;!l  4  ���������'   '   ������m  ���������ii  I  i  II  Mil  mi  W  Mm  m  is* .^������������������������������������.���������tt-i-tfij^^  ������i*^*MrKfit^t^>'f^^tfiUiim  t  S'j'-  1$ ''���������  *^C^^^^*^^^^*^ji^^^^!^^^^^^^^^^^^!r^0ff:.  *g*?*^BS*PBff|^WS^y;d;������^^  flllfH ^���������������^������r������.^ap*M������^^������r>1.'V ������m<   ifipf PphiSii for  !Jyi ellipyf itfi  ^UlfilgWfifflEl  and  have  your  blood  and    genera!    system  toned up.    You can do  this by taking  Quinine,   and Even   T&nie  or  Sarsaparilla with   Iodide  of Foitfssimtm  This is no guesswork;  it's an actual fact.  Phoj?e 6?        -        CRESTON  P. BURNS & Go.  Umftod  CRESTON        .       B.C.  Head   Offices  CALGARY;   VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Deals** in  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  iin   -^A^e*������a*  -mm       CvHOVU  We have the goods, and  our pr:ces are reasonable  Made by ie nM rn!!ao!e  Massey-Harris Go.  Don't   experiment   with  some cheap U.S. machine.  I      Get a Sprayer that  is guaranteed  by a  home concern, in your  home town, that will  work when you want it.  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  R. S. BEVAN, Mgr.  Mffi-JfMJ  But  RKALKll IN  Higft class BagtsandSfcoes  Hepairinw a S&eciatlv  Mrs. T. Mawson, who has spent fche  past three months with friends at  Weyburn and Estevan, Sask., returned home on Saturday.  School closed for the Easter vacation yesterday afternoon. Some of  the teachers are planning to spend  the week off at other points.  P. G. Ebbutt, who has been a business visitor &t many poinfs in eastern  Canada and the U.S. for the past four  months, returned home on Friday.  Hatching Eggs For Sale���������$1.50  per setting, Purebred White Leghorns,  bred from famous Young Strain of  New York:-���������W. TreveSyan, Wynndel.  Tbe epidemic, of measles that has  confined most of the youngsters to the  house the past month, as well as quite  a few of the grownups, is all over  now.  Metreological expert. Dr. Henderson, reports the &axch snowfall to  total 22 inches, while the rainfall for  the she? Kionth p*r������Ci5sIy t>vo-mLus of  an inch.  Geo. Paeev. formerlv eunnloved with  H. S. McCreath, who has spent the  past year in the Sloean country, is  visiting Creston friends a few days  this week.  Ground For Crops to Rbnt���������From  1 to 50 acres, suitable for potatoes or  grain, for cash or on shares. Apply  C. C. Frrnch, Ci'eston P.O., or Review Office.  Hatching Eggs���������S.C. White Leghorn Eggs for hatching, $1 for 15 eggs.  Also eggs from a mixed strain of  heavy winter layers SI for 15 eggs���������A^  MxUJSS, Creston.  Creston "Valley contributions to. the  Patriotic Fund for the month of  March totalled $116.15, according to  the statement issued by treasurer  Bennett this week.  Chick-Chick Easter Egg Dye, just  the thing for the youngsters to color  eggs with. Also a nice assortment  of candy Easter eggs that the little  folks all want.���������F. H. Jackson.  Fob Rent���������For garden or poultry  raising, 7������ acres known as Block E  and part of Block B, Creston Town-  site. Apply J. Barrean, 816 Second  Street S.E.. Medicine Hat, Alta.  Mijlch Cows For Sale���������Two good  Aryshire Cows; one milking well, one  to freshen in May. Also young cow  with calf by side, and a yearling  heifer.   Apply P. G. Ebbutt, Creston.  Owing to the holiday Good Friday  the Wednesday half-holiday was not  inaugurated this week. Commencing  next Wednesday the stores will be  closed each mid-week afternoon at 1  o'clock town time.  Recruiting for the Forestry Draft  was stopped on Saturday. The company is slightly over strength. A few  of the men are still without uniforms  but these special sizes are on the way  and will be available this week.  J. Mangan of Eendny & Mangan,  Fernie, was a week-end visitor here  with Mr. and Mi's. F. Belanger. The  firm.have ceased *up a little on poBt  cutting on their limit here, and are  paying special attention at present to  taking out a quantity cf logs for J.  Dcachamps.  The drawing for the tea cover on  display at the drugstore will be made  at the whist driye at Holy Cross  rectory on Wednesday, April 18th.  The ladies of the church will continue  these social evenings each second  Wednesday eyening thereafter. An  admission fee of 25 cents is charged.  Much to the disappointment of the  men of tho Forestry Draft Spalding  the Fernie photographor, who was to  have been hero to take a group picture  of the company as well as to take care  of any individual photo work there  might bo available, v/&u miabla to  come to Creston on account of Hindus,  The members of the Forestry Draft  cannot complain of a lack of social  doings at |nvM������*iil.. Luni. Friday the  Presbyterian ladles wero at homo to  thorn. On Tuesday night there was  a dance at the Auditorium. Last  uigl-X (Timibiiuy, the baud staged u  smoker for them and Monday night  they will be guests ut a Rod Cross  dance.  To help on'tei-taiii the soldiers and  inci-li-titally to make a little notded  revenue on the side the Ladies' Guild  of Olu-ltit Church are having a musical  Parish Hull on April 20th. Harry  Liiitiii-r ol itoHWell, avncaliHt. of repute  will ho ainongHt the concert talent,  wliil������* the play ottered in ������������������Hlu Afnjoftty's  VV.iH.UJ.Jf     tUUtHijiChJ.  tr  V. C. Yoder of Nelson, a buyer- for  the Lindsley Biros, pole firm, was a  business visitor here the latter part of  the week.  Eggs For Hatching���������From Purebred S.C. White Leghorns, T. Barron  strain, $1.25 per setting of 15 eggs���������S.  Moon, Wynndel, B.C.  The westbound express was five  hours late on Sunday. A derailed  freight engine at a point a few miles  above Kitohenet was the cause of the  delay.  Horse For 8a*le���������The property of  A. D. Pochin, who will be absent  from Canyon Oity this summer, very  eseful ranch horse���������Apply C. Blair,  Erickson.  The C.P.R. section crews were put  on at full strength on Monday. At  least Foreman Romano has his full  quota, but Geo. Nichoils is a couple  under strength.  Since its re-opening March proved  the slowest month deputy mining  recorder Forrester has yet had. There  was absolutely no bnsiness of any sort  doing in the mining line.  Easter Monday is also a holiday for  postmasters, and the general delivery  wicket at the local office will be open  from 4.30 to 6.30 only. These are the  Good Friday hours also.  Muff" Lost���������On Saturday night,  between the drugstore and Mr. Sherwood's residence, a lady's black fur  muff. Finder will be rewarded on  leaving same at Review Office.  The April meeting of the W.C.T.U.,  which was announced for Thursday  afternoon next. ...at the home of Mrs.  Fred Smith, has been cancelled.  There will be no meeting until May  10th.  Dog Lost���������About March 20th,  Black Spaniel Pup, almost full grown,  white spot on breast. Reward to  person returning same or advising as  to its whereabouts. S. Eraser,  Erickson.  There will be morning seryices in  Christ Church on Sunday next as  follows: 8 o'clock, celebration of  Holy Communion! 11 o'clock* snorn=  ing prayer withi celebration of Holy  Communion at the close.  The April meeting of the Creston  Board of Trade ^H be held on Tuesday night in fche board rooms. There  is a considerable budget of correspondence to dispose of and members are  urged to attend, ahd on time.  Wm. Hooper of Rossland arrived on  Tuesday for his usual spring visit to  his ranch here. The trouble in the  mines there is far more serious than  reported and just now between 000  and 1000 men are out of employment.  Rev. R, E. Pow left on Monday for  New Westminster, B.C., to attend the  annual meeting of the Presbyterian  Synod of B.C. He will be gone a  week, and there will be no Presbyterian service at any of the appointments  next Sunday in consequence.  There was quite a large turnout at  the soldiers'dance in the Auditorium  on Tuesday night, in spite of the fact  that it was arranged on about two  days' notice. The orchestra provided  the music and the ladies in attendance  brought along a fine supply of refreshments.  The ladica of Holy CroBS Church  announce a card party and dance for  the Forestry Draft for Monday ovon-  ing, April 10th. To this all soldiers  will bo admitted free, with a charge  of 50c. to gentlemen and 25 cents to  ladies. The ourplucf proceeds v.lll bc  given to tho Red Cross.  Tho weather of tho past week has  done litttle, if anything, to brighton  prospects for. pasture,.and the cattlemen aro taking away the Farmers'  Institute baled hay aa fast as it arrives, which Is at the rate of four ears  a week. Hoot! & Sutcliffe right now  aro feeding a carload of it every ten  days.  F. Smith, Dominion Express Co.  liup-JiintcndoiiJ/ for tutu division, was  a visitor here on Tuesday, Tho Cooperative people at Wynndel havo  put in a couple of uars of ice for this  ticiutoii't, iibc, which will {expedite  matters connlderably thin yoar in shipping soft fruits. Previously tho cars  wore iced at Cranbrook both ways.  The ladies attending tho Red Cross  Society ball In Mercantile Hall on  Raster Monday night, April Olb, will  please note that thoy ar* ex-noetod to  ui ���������������*������/���������#**  ... ������.,���������>.������}<# oi-  n-omniou ir-ocica-  .   H   *������ XX,  .,,. .  ...������,.  I' render a few <*hot-une*.  .~~     ^.x.������^.fm     V..-...I*'..    I/**  silks and s������Mn������ aro po������Mvoly taboo-  while tho ui^mhoni of tho nucloty will  drca-i In white with red crosses on  sieovew. All member-, of tho Foroatry  txtf.tx, wu .u.m.v.u ia) ui/Uiuu anu will be  ituvo.     vjivuhoim   imm.     Alio  .VV������...*h.jM  1 Society will furnish tho supper.  YBaBUKS       \JATTI*B      wanted  Apply C* Blair, Erickson.  Furnished ������������ unfurnished house for  rent or sale.���������Apply Mrs. B. Long,  Creston.  J. H. Doyle, sheriff-elect for Koote  nay, was a visitor at Cranbrook over  the week-end.  Mrs. Mead left on Friday for Fernie,  where she will, visit with her son,  George, for a few days.  F. Ryckman, Indian constable at  Cranbrook, is paying the local Indians  an official visit this week.  I have several tracts of orchard and  other land suitable for growing roots,  etc, for rent���������R. Lamont, Creston.  Horse "Wanted���������Young animal,  weighing about 1000 or 1200 lbs. State  best price���������W. H. Kemp, Erickson.  J. J. Walker, eye specialist of Nelson, will visit Creston professionally,  at Mercantile store, on May 8th and  9th.  There wiii be no service, with the  exception of Sabbath school, in the  Presbyterian Church on Easter Sunday.  E. Applewhaite of Willow Pcint  was a week-end visitor in Cresfcon,  with his son, Pte. Applewhaite of the  Forestry.  Another rather sellable harbinger  of spring is the arrival of wild geese  in considerable numbers the latter  part of the week on the lake below.  Duck Creek.  D. Surtees of Cranbrook, C.P.R. tie  inspector, was an official visitor here  on Tuesday.  The vital statistics for March show  but two births and one marriage.  There were no deaths.  Rev. J. S. Mahood announces seryice in Christ Church for Good Friday  evening at 7.30 o'clock.  The pupils of the Kaslo high schoo  have adopted one prisoner of war, and  the cost of his upkeep is met by contributions of the scholars. It amounts  to $5 per month.  A  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Batt Fractional  and Yosemite Fractional. Mineral Claims, situate in  the Nelson    Mining Division  of  . Koc-teuay District*   w mere located:   On Sheep Creek adjoining the  Rio Tinto Mineral Claim.  TAKE   NOTICE  that.    Is  A,   H-  Green, acting as Agent for Jonathan  Rogers,   Free Miner's Certificate No.  96516B, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate bf Improvements, i'or the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85. must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 28tb day of February.  A.D. 1917. A. H. GREEN  Concerning Shoes  The surest sign of a good article is a  standard trade mark.  X������u and your fitmily will soon be buying  Shoes for Spring and Summer.      j. "  We carry in stock;such well and favorably  known brands as 3tATEB'*^ IBVIGTUS for  Men and Women.  For Young Men we can show you Patent,  Gun Metal CJalf, Velour and Vici, in .Lace and  Buttoned.  Fine, comfortable-fitting lasts for older men.  Women's in up-to-date lasts in Patent and  Gun Metal.  For Children's Fine Shoes we recommend  McFarlane's���������in laae and buttoned.  For heavier wear we can show you Leckie's,  Amherst and the Hydro City Shoe; all good  wearers.  XSSSSSSmmmmmmmVSM  '��������� n  Creston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  \mmaimmmv*  mmmmmuK*  mm***.  We carry a complete  stock of   ���������  ������������������ ^k ^k ^A^**jm*  hUmi. j#*W m*jm, H '       t**t** -^w*'tOm***,  when m need of tmy-  thing in this line call  and   get   our   prices.  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