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 f    /  Forestry Draft is  About 125 Strong  Most every train for the past week  has been bringing along one or more  recruits for the Creston Forestry  Draft, and by the time this issue  reaches our ..readers the total strength  will be very close to the 125 mark.  Of course recruiting will not stop at  125. The army authorities in Britain  are asking for 5000 of these men, and  so long as recruits offer they will be  given a place. Also to provide against  possible loss when the final medical  exam, comes along it is customary to  reeniit all corpss!ight!y,over strength.  Lieut. Venus  was out on a short recruit hunt in the Nelson rnd Pruitvale 1  sections the latter.part' of the week. I  and  as a result of his efforts   eight;  new faces are now  seen  in the ranks. !  Lieut. McLean  was out ori a similar !  mission at Fernie,  and he was also  fortunate In securing   a   half   dozen  men, "The best possible evidence that  Lieut. McLean is an expert at gathering in recruits-is furnished in the fact  that one of the gentlemen seeured is  his  brother-in-law, Pte.  J-Jenkinson  of Fernie.  A very welcome addition to the  draft this week is Ptes. H. Arbuckle,  W. L. Hunter, C. M. G. Grant, C. H.  Vallance, G. F. Dickinson and C. K.  Harrison. These are all employees of  the East Kootenay Lumber Co. at  Jaffray���������men who have been with the  firm as many as eight years, in. the  ease of Pte. Arbuckle. Ori the ocr  casion of their departure the firm and  fellow employees gaye them a sendoff  and the comDany presented each with  a wrist watcla, a" ease of pipes and tt  supply of tobacco.  Another notable recruits to come in  this week is Pte. P. B. Hope. "Paddy,"  as the oldtimers here all know him";  went oveaseas with the First Canadian  Contingent, and had two winters in  a the trenches in France before being  invalided home less  since which   time hi  inclined to give most of- the credit to  his early Nova Scotia Scotch training.  The Review's appeal for apples for  the troops has been nobly responded  to. Look at this list Of donations of  this fruit: Stark & Simmons 1 barrel,  E. Cartwright 4 boxes, Teddy Has-,  kins 2 boxes, Chas. Moore 2 boxes, and  John Arrowsmith 1 box. . Other  donations are cake from the Red CrOss,  jam from Mrs Hayes, and pickles  from Mesdames Gobbett and Andrews.  Anything in the pickle, jam or pastry  line will be specially welcome for the  next few davs*.  SrSmwSitsVKi  nuts   a. year ago,  en one nf  inan  Mrs, Leach, who has been stopping  with Mrs. H. Hamilton for some  months, left on Tuesday for Calgary.  Her husband, who was wounded in  the eye in the fighting in France some  months ago, is again back in the  fighting in that country.  H. F. Weber, who has been occupying the Botterill place for the past  year, is moving to Canyon City this  week, where he nas a good job in the  mill.  ..*  Roy Staples has confidence the  potato market will be jake for another  year. He has justv leased 10 acres of  the Lamont plact, all of which he will  seed to spuds.  R. D. Kennedy, who struck Creston  from Swift Current, Sask,-about two  weeks ago has, we hear, taken the  Chas. Jackson ranch for 1917. He is  bringing in some stock, including a  nediirreed Clvde stallion.  ���������*S������-3SR  CAPT. E. MALLANDAINE, O.C. the  Southern B.C. Forestry Draft now  mobilizing afcCreston.  and    Alex,  local ranch-  .s  the guards at Bonnington,, Guard  life, howeverj. was to.-i sloiyfot- him,'  and ihe fevei* "to be overseas^^gaim^rot  him this week���������along- with an opportunity to serve under a popular O.C.  like his old friend Capt. Mallandaine���������  and on Tuesday he came in and enrolled with the foresters. -  Three other local boys also booked  on this"week. They are Ptes. Crook-  ston, Leamy and Hobden. The latter  two are experienced bush workers,  while the former showed a likingfor  the military life when Creston boasted  a company in the 107th Kootenay  fiegiment.  A new face is seen at headquarters  now. P. DeVere Hunt of Cranbrook  is now on the staff of the 107th, as  assistant to Pay Sergt. Crowe, who is  on an official trip to Morrissey this  week. The draft also boasts a new  Hag at the meu's quarters. A brand  new Canadian flag, about three by  six feet having been put into use the  latter part of the week.  In addition to serving up the cats iri  good style, of quality and in generous  quantities, Chef Fraser is proving  himself as good a financier as he" is  cook and provider. Although the men  aro only taxed 00 cents a day.for  meals to date he has been able to  Peed them enough under that figure to  enable him to pay rent for.tho during  hall furnish wood, and finance all the  other ,.inoiclerituls. Considering the  high coat of living and the excellence  of tho fare provided the chef deserves  very special mention,   though  he   is  G. & ' E. Cartwright  Duperry are more of the  ers who are going after the apple scab  right this year. They are buying  power sprayers.  Frank Botterill came iu on Wednesday fi-om Crossfield, Alta., and is getting things in shape'for Mrs. Botterill.  and the younger ...members of the  family, who are to come next week.  Mrs. Staples; sr-v a nd F*~ VrBfcaples  of Winnipeg are spending a,few days  at the home of R. B. Staples.'  Measles have invaded .the Putnam  home in force. Four of the children  are.! laid up with them at present.  The flock of sheep belonging to R.  J. Long, which were badly stampeded  a couple of weeks age by the combined efforts of a number of dogs, are  now pretty well over the effects of the  worrying. All told three of the 22 in  the flock died as a result*-.  Sirdar  AU the visitors to Nelson returned  the latter part of the week. The decision in the Eastwood-Constable suit  for alleged unpaid wages was against  the former.. Both sides will pay their  own costs.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Webster, who haye  been visiting Mr. and Mrs. J. H.  Webster, returned to Sellwyri, Sask.,  on Friday.  Scotty Tod nas rented his ranch for  the year .to Mr. arid Mrs. McCooch,  who arrived from Trail on Wednesday.  They are former 1916 Creston citizens.  Walter Cooper of Wynndel is here  this week, doing the priming oa the  Churchill ranch. Notwithstanding  disagreeable weather most -of the  rarich'e.rsi..ifti*e;...-fca>;^vwith the.pruning  knifcj.V      ';'   "'P'-P'" "'"-^/V**'   -���������.-;..-;';;.-';������������������������������������,���������-'������������������������������������  Andy Miller had the bad luck to  lose a pair of twin calves on Tuesday.  They were from a grade two-year old  heifer and died in birth.  A. Pendry was here from Canyon  City, on Sunday taking a look over the  dozen head of beef cattle he has on the  Burton ranch in charge of Cecil  Moore.  The pile, of poles W. A. Peese has  had ori the skids at Vanderbilt .Siding  for the past two-seasons have been  sold to Kennedy & Mangan of Fernie,  who are to lew k after tiie hauling of  them. There is better than two carloads in the lot.  this part of the Dominion, and had a  very wide circle Of friends and  acquaintances.  Captain Johnston was of Scottish  ancestry and was born. in Kingston,  Ont., sixty-four years ago, being a  son of the fate Gilbert Jonnston. He  spent his boyhood days on Garden  Island, opposite Kingston, where his  father was foreman of the Calvin ship  building yard.  Araia such surroundings a love for  the water and for ships was born and  fostered in him. Early in life he became a sailor, being first employed  as an engineer. His abilities soon  won for him recognition and he rapidly rose to the captaincy, being for  years in charge of the Hero, a vessel  well-known in marine circles fora long  period.  In 1894 he was appoint* d mechanical superintendent for the Richelieu  and Ontario Navigation Company, a  position which he tilled with conspicuous success. After receiving this  appointment he removed from Kingston to Montreal, and resided here for  the remainder of his life.  He retired from active work with  the Canada Steamships Limited six  months ago.  Capt. Johnston married in early  life^and his family, to whom he was  most devoted, consists of his wife,  three daughters and two sons. The  daughters are Mrs. R. J. McKelvey,  jr., whose husband passed away recently; Mrs. Fred Phelan, Montreal,  and Mrs. H. Crosthwaite, in Greston,  B.C. The sons are Ie-win, Johnston,  Montreal, now at the front, arid Gilbert Johnston, of New York.  A great uncle of Capt. Johnston  fought at the battle of Waterloo, so  his son is helping along the glorious  work in which this great uncle-was  engaged over one hundred years ago.  Capt. Johnston was one of a large  family, but all his? brothers and sisters  have passed away with the exception  (if Mrs. O'Rielly, a lady of seventy-  seven, who resides in Kingston.  No Better Corps  Ever Assembled  The spontaneous response to the  call for men for this branch of the  service is very gratifying when one  remembers that the Kootenays haye  been responding to the Empire's call  for men so freely since the outbreak  of war, and from the fact that 3000  men haye enlisted in the 107th East  Kootenay Regiment for overseas  seryice���������not only in the 54:th and 225th  Battalions, but also for other branches  of the seryice overseas such as the  Corps, P'  Foresters, etc  irAp������:  :im&i  Army Medical Corps, Pioneers,   En-  ZB&BB&OBW  mZfSWV  Creston  Mesdames  Tuesdav.  cullers  Dennes  this  and  week    were  Aspey   on  Rev. R. E. Pow of Crestou will be  here on Tuesday evening next for the  usual monthly fortnightly Presbyterian service. -  Mayor Daly wns a visitor at Creston  on Thursday looking over the Forestry Draft and taking in the other  sights at the metropolis. "  1 I  'ill  mid   up  Sirdar now boasts eleven  members in the Creston Valley Red  Cross Society. Mis. Aspey made a  canvass of the town in behalf of this  good work, and as usual Sirdar responded nobly.  That owl of Capt. McCarthy'**' would  {ieem to havo been' a Hue weather  barometer as the atmosphere nil week  hushad a bit of north pole flavor to it.  With Tom Caven no longer in tho  legislature at Victoria so much wind  at this time of vear is hard to account  for.  Tliat Alice Siding record of -15 and  50 eggs per day from a clutch of 107  hens is knocked galley west right horo  in Sii-dnr, and still our showing Is not  considered record breaking either,  During the month of February a flock  of 00 White Leghorns belonging to  Mi-h. Arthur North avoragod 40 eggs  per day for tho whole month���������tho  government standard of efficiency  too, by the way. To show that the  fowl wei'o working htirmoniousiy to  maintain their reputation it is worthy  of note thnt while on March 1st four  of the birds wero set for the first of  tho 1017 liii I ell the avoragn of <f0 egf������������  ami better in still maintained, lloiin  on the North ranch just can't help  laying seemingly, us one of the local  rcHidoiitu who had a half do'/.en ton-  cent Iioiih that had no intention of  producing eggs in the homo pen were  traded to Mrs. North, and mire  enough tho very next day the whole  nix of them had done their bit, in thc  way of egg production, And tho hen  fruit in of i.well excellent nmility I hnl  all of UP soils readily in Sirdar. In  another direction, also, the Sirdar  lonltry have   it  on   the   Alice   Hiding land   t lie  iiittlngf' of young | Limited,  Edward Butterfield has returned  from Nelson, after a week's visit in  that city.  Creston visitors for the week are:  Saturday���������Mr. and Mrs. Matt Hagen,  Misses A. Hagen, F. Bathie, Emma  Johnson and Merle Bathie.  Monrad and Miss Olga Wigen returned home on Wednesday from  Vancouver, where for the past three  months they have been attending  business college.  The next hig social event is tho  dance and box social on Saturday  evening, March 81st. A big crowd is  expected.  Fred; Browell, J who left here -a few  days ago for the .prairie found, it-a bit  early for ploughing.in Alberta, and  returned last week to .wait until  Anrit.  Xm������*~ ...  Bert Hobden. who has been working at the mill all winter is no longer  on the payroll. He signed for overseas service with the Forestry Draft  on Saturday.  Jack Wood was  for a few days the  week.  home from Nelson  early  part of the  We notice in last week's Rrcvmw  that at Alice Siding thoy have an idea  they aro the real early birds with  young chicks. Of course March 10 is,  no doubt, pretty early for Alico Silling, but when it cornea to very early  chicks just leave it to VVynudo|. Mrs.  J. J. Johnson had them out on February 25th���������no incubator birds either*  just common eyery day Biddy brought  them out. But, really, what e'���������'������������������*.  could yon expect, from down here in  God's country.  Gapti* njoimston MZeatJ  In chronicling the death of Mrs.  Crosthwalto's father, which sad event,  transpired at Montreal on the V**:h  hi.s',., we iiiadi-ci-lcutly gave hi.s iiuuie  as Capt. Phelan (who is a brother-in-  law). Deceased'a name is Capt. Gilbert JohiiHtoii. Tho following nketch,  reprinted; from tluC Montreal Dailv  Star will, wo feel sure, be road with  interest by Mr.and Mrrt..CroHthwaito'n  many friends in tlio Valloy.    It reads:  Capt Gilbert JohuHtou, a well-  known   figure   ou   the St.   Lawrence   * r>     ' *' ���������  Mrs. Charles Bliss of Deer* Lodge,  who was injured in a run-away accident last fall is still far from recovered, though hope has not been  entirely abandoned that sho will yet  escape being crippled for life.  Miss Gertie Knott, who has been  teaching at Foremost, Alta , Hinoe  summer, is spending a few days at hor  home here.  Win. Butler of Spokane, and a local  landowner, spent a couple of days  here last week, 'returning on Friday,  He is working at the carpenter trado  in that city at present.  John McRobb  with friends at  Point.  spent  tho week-end  elson  and   Willow  This week will see the windup of  lhe sleigh haul for this season. Tt has  been the most successful in the company's history, and equally satisfactory  to the largo number of men employed.  week     visiting   his  joining up should do  .so at once,  and   \ ictor.    He. is  Pincher Creek.    It  since tho brothers  poultry liavo  it,  on  folks.    Already two  ing  i������l  tji ni������.J ������ .    It'.     V I'jiNl I Ut   .1   ,.#  *r.f...1   If  ;*.;';  jMiii-.IIHI    Ml   I'OIII-  ,  <  rv    ������>.  ...j     xs..,.x.  chick*- arc running around the scral  pen���������ton Ui each  elneker,  which in n  ime   Hiiowmg   ior   thin early   in   tlio  i uiu)    the   Grout    fitter������t���������i   },tn,\  j tively   connected   with  tho   Hichelieii  land   Ontario   Nav'irnt'i>n    Oomynny,  Canada    .Stemiit'hip    Line*  died   at    his   letiidouco,   25  I ('n-tti.ftii hi ivtr[,    at  I o'clock   tn-dav.    nttt  | I to wut- known  U>  I I ll������-  IIVIM'   IIIKI     ium*  J, -  mil  Ivo  pant  t.wc  ���������������     |������     t#������������i,v     Ml..... .  practically  all   of  hieamlioat uh>h in  John   Wesling" of   Pincher   Creek  Rpont    the   past  brothers,   Albert  Block ranching at  is almost 25   years  previously mol.  The sawmill was shut down u few  (lays last week for the purpono of in-  ftalling the now slasher saws. A  number of the crew took advantage  of tho well-earned holiday to visit  Nelson, Creston and othor places.  Tho mill will likely run all .aiuiinu'i.  Mrs. W. Searle, who has been visiting horo for a fow weeks, returned to  Ooalhui-Ht, AIIjIm on Tuesday.  I.Ii-.s. .lohn Leach left on 'iNicmiay  for Nan ton, whoro they will make  their homo hi future.  The Company disponed of another  half ilt'.'.ftt nl their work Iioi.mv tlu*  latter part of the week. Wo hear Ihey  were hold to a firm at Elko,  That hatch of early chickens at  Alice Siding reported last week is  Just It'll days later and two birds Iomh  tluili l)ad Itrowell'N operat ions in this  line this year. lie reporth the arrival ol' ten young bona on March 1st.  If the 17.iM. deelarea war on (let-many  I,.;;. I., ^xiii.'r*' !<' ui i.i^ io miiiiii <>.s.i i n  line White Leghoriia and go into I he  1 Inrsine.v; strong. If i.o v\..i uiad.u.t-  tiou is I'orlht.oining he will get his  poultry clm-where, an ho haa no intention ol taking chances with the loyalty  m        *    t . . * *    *      * *       * *  gineers,  The almost 125 men now joined up  with the Creston Forestry Draft aro  an exceptionally fine type, many of  them millmen," timber cruisers, ranchers, and wood working mechanics���������a  group, we venture to say, that cannot  be beaten, as a class, by any similar  unit of tire seryice.  The unit, as it is now, is a self-contained one in eyery respect, having-  due regard to its.specialline of service,  aud we have only to cite the qualifications of a few of its member's to  show this.  Capt. E. Mallandaine, the commanding officer, is a civil engineer and a  thorough woodsman. Formally years  he was chief timber ranger of B.C.-  Land Department of the C.P.R.,'  managing their mills and logging  operations, and complete charge of  hundreds of men. _���������  Lieut. Horace Venus was for many  years a member of the Royal North-  West Mounted Police, and* has had a  varied: experience in the tall timber  since he came to Kootenay.  Lieut. M. D. McLean, who hails  'from New Brunswick, not only work-  , ed in the coal mines there but also  followed**lumbering, afterwards coming west where he has, worked in the  woods not only as foreman but as  mill superintendent, and latterly a*  underground boss in the coal mines of  East Kootenay. ���������  Corp; B.C St,Cl.iir is a well-known  tinitiefva^id land cruiser," and was for  many years with the C.P.R. in these  capacities. Pte. J. Al Gibson has been  ;i lumberman all his life, owning his  own sawmill, and therefore conversant  with all phases of the lumbering  business.  Pte. Wm. Grice is a well known  millwright���������at one time having worked in a mill at Creston, under the late  C. Miller. Pte. W. G. Robiuson is a  first class machinist and engineer, and  was for many years with the Grand  Trunk Railway.  Pte. A. Arbijokle, who came in this  week from ^Jaffray is another all  round experienced man of the woods.  He has been with the East Kootenay  Lumper Co. for eight years, during  which time lie had charge of the mill  at Loco, and served well ns accountant,  shipper and bush foreman.  Such men as Ptes. Thain, Stanhope  and Jack McMillan have all boen in  charge of men in tho woods, und are  experienced woodsmen and hewers.  Corp. Sam Scott and Pto. E. Hark-  noss aro equally well known not only  on account of their knowledge as log- -  gers bnt as road builders an well.  Both have been foremen on govorn-  men road building.  As to carpenters Corps. Watson and  Payne, Ptes. Pepler. Baines, Craggy  and others makes a full list. Besides  all these there are a number of lirst-  class teamsters, and a good showing of  ranchers and farmers. .  Certainly the uni in a credit lo the  Kootenays,.and with such a high class  foundation upon which it is being  builded we miggoat that any and  every   citizen   who   has a notion  of  pmm  ���������-r.m*Jfi.*%liI I  r^-A&j  ���������a rr- :<,'->;&.&xzma  ",'��������� :''.������'r.*}<y.rfitlmk*i  'Apr&Mk  .'{������������������������������������I'M  \ '}  -.i I  *������1  vM  Noonded so noblv to |{|-H������I������*  more product ion.  ill  k w. *  i*.������r *��������������� i *������������������>  "nn  I  r ������i.'iT'o  n������   n k<>(  with local Forestry braft.  '-'4*  '*jB  x- m  m  1  'mmm  j*Wii.*ii^  mm  -WWI>j*j������j*jtulWJ*<j������iiiiwi  mwh������jn������ji������iu������������M*������������  J1t#^JJIUW,l)ll>lll.llllllll|W#IIWWMMW'W|**#!1*  J^JI*^,****^ ���������WWHUI���������BBBB  mmii555SS������2^2.2^E'm.^=^5������5S!^55*s535������^������������^2������^S������  WBM KEVIEW, CRBSTOH. & CL  Ft l  H  i;  li  it*  fi-  I  th  P  m  ft  P  Pi  Is-  I  ���������ft  rstr  il  IS  I  ui  t*i  li!  sir  11  I'  I  IE*  m  ft  I.  I'V;  i  I  6S%  A BBIGH1T TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALU  V  10 CENTS PER PLUG  ������-** p-a ������** /- ������ ������i��������� tr*. ��������������������� o  1-LINYWtRiMb  MFE  FLORENCE   WARDEN  /URGMTQ  mmmm  m**r**riuw������Jtl  (Continued.)  ated  Hm-clf   on   the  | timidity and over-caution. You should  j tell  everything, unci  not  try  to  keep  thc  least  detail  back.     If,   when  you  sec 'my  lawyers" about   this���������  "Your lawyers!    Oh, must 1, must  V ->jj  i r  "Certainly   you   must.       And   as   1  s,ay, you must be quite fnuk. That  ! is the. chief mistake women  1 when Ihey consult a solicitor.  j try to make things out a little bet-  i ter than they are by keeping somc-  i thing up their sleeve. While, if they  | would only consider the point of  : view   from   wliich   a  lawyer   looks   at  ��������� tiiese things, and that he has nothing  ! at   heart  but  his  client's    advautai.;e,  ��������� they would do much better for tlu-m-  | selves.     Remember,  he.     has     always  ��������� known  much  worse  people  than  you  ! arc.  so  that  uothin;.:  vou  can   confess  his hat well back, excited, aggressive^-  and swaggering.  "Well, Sir Penywern, I suppose 1  must, apologize for having caused all  this commotion," he bawled out, as  soon as ihe baronet was near cnougn  to bc addressed. "Hut I wasn't trespassing on purpose I give you my  make word. It was iny retriever got into  Ihey the grounds, and me. coining to fetch  him out, brought ahout all the bother. I'm heartily sorry for it.*" Most  heartily.    Awfully awkward thing for  Warned  "Robert," said his teacher, sternly,  "you  arc  incorrigible.       1   shall  certainly  have   to   ask  your     father     to  sec  mc." ; ���������  ''Better not do that, teacher/' responded thc youngster; "pop charges  $2 a visit."  Jock McKie, a bricklayer, was  working on a job, with un apprentice.  In thc course of thc forenoon the  boss visited the job, and, failing    to  one neighbor to bring unpleasantness i ������os,s visuca rue joo, ana,  laning    to  upon   another  in   this   way.     llut    it'. fmd Jock anywhere about  the prem-  ean-l  be helped.    1  snoposc it had to1,1,^   decided     to     wait     his     return  be  found out some dav,'and perhaps!   VVhere  have   you  been?     demanded  hcr   chair,- clasped  a:j'e   'iiakins*;   her   meet  his   own  <v-; >   uiiu   her   startled   ones,  hcr   in  x.:  (111    Oi  his   arms,, JM-1SC .,,m>  to  vour  x,  doinsis  can  shock or sur  frank  ������pG A.C  .! .  -I,  Daphne looked up curiously.  "i  would  te.ll ihe  wnole  trui  \\  teuocriy:  ihey   will   do   Uc-pern's  v.\  da.      It   we   co   straight  '1   ���������������������������)  aiwavs  llu."  t'  Wa'w      -*.Ot  wa y  avouuii!  Vi'lltX  "'Not  quite  always., dear,"  per  Sir   I'eiiyweru     gently.     "Vou       told  me yo'.i  did not  e,o into the  wood on  the   evening   uf  the   dav   when   Kath-  bor.e  was  shot."  She  drew   a  loop,'  breath.,   began   to  checked  herself,   and   looked  ������  one ��������� mav   sav  the   sooner  thc  better.  Eh ?"  From every crease in his flabby  red face, tliere seemed to exude a  complacent satisfaction at his having  "brought thc nobs to thoir knees" as  hc  would  himself have expressed it.  '  she I     The  ladies  at   Redgrange   Hall  had  j been   particularly   coed   to   their   ove.r-  isted j bearing   and   not   loo   well   mannered  the boss when the bricklayer put in  an appearance. "Gcttiiv* ma hair cut,"  answered Jock quite cooly. "And  -bow dare you get your hair cut in my  \ycel, disna it grow in your  time:'  lime.?'  The Difference  A good story against himself is  told by lhc Archbishop of Canterbury.  When hc was a curate at Thiri-  ford he conducted a Sunday school  class in a neighboring parishr-  The subject was King Solomon,  and after the lesson hc catechized the  children.  "Tell mc, boys," he said, "what  was thc difference between Solomon  and other men."  There was no answer.  "Comc, . come," said the future  Primate, "was there any difference,  for instance, between King Solomon  and  myself."  A small hand went up and a tiny-  voice replied:  "Please, sir, Solomon was wise."���������  Pearson's.  I  ~\l  ; *���������  " ."ll  ������������������;  ^r'-'.'.  x'  ^Vi  i.  ^ ;: a  TC S  tits l  c- v. v  *!  ���������;���������:  V  ^  1; *.  -,'��������� ~^  i  Si a  . c  U>    I  cti  vou.  i    ^  - v  IC  .4  V  V;  i.  v.  ,u*.k  *  .v.;p  it.  ilie  VKI-.  "C-  ^ '*  iC  V,  c  ul  r^  no  let  r*u  n   fir  ish  but  foi  IC-  X v������  -.-  ro  - V*- '-  "i  ;:*s  j_- .  \. .^ > j.  answer,  down.  "Now,"  said he, "I  must  a   little   while,     I   must   go   ami  what  is happening out  tliere."  She looked up anxiously.  ;     "i   wonder  whether  my  father  ard  of  it!"  she  whispered.  u s  *���������,,  ovcr.  in v  owri  sne.  'iius'u see tnat  P.r^P.P...i,'P, ;r    "  :  .i  seems   t<  ook after I  "The;*, j     "Probably   he  did   before   wc  did"  ou--."       said   Sir   Penywern,  curtly.    "'By  this  t     you'lime he is almost certainly at a safe  I distance."  "Vou  can't bc  sure.    He  ought  to  be warned!"  i     "Who's   to  warn  him?"     said     hor  can trust  him. \ husband     impatiently.        A     thought  io look aster r.m-.s. ;r,    said Sir Pt-nv-) struck him, und he bent over her with  v-.-enVsl-.arpU-.        " '   j ?- grave  face.    "Promise mc you will  '"He must be warned,'" said she. (not make any attempt to do so, any  "Better not trouble vour head about j personal   attempt,   I   mean."  anyone  b'-t   yourself.'  You   don't  re-1     She shook her head despondently,  alize  vour  own  dainier."    urged    her j     "1   can   promise   that,"   shc   said  in  husband. ' a   sorrowful   voice,    because   I   don't  "Yes,'i   think   I   do.       After   what \ know where to find him."  Pve "-one through latelv, ]  den't feel, {     "So much the better.    We know nc  reallv   I   don't "Pen,   as   if   1   greatlv   has  fifty  pounds,  and  thVt  will     see  cared what"tliey do to me.    And they \ him a long way/' *.',..  won't do anything:.   Oh., no, of course, 1     She bowed her head m submissive  they  won't���������they  won't hang ine!"     [assent  Her voice  suddenly^brcVe, and shc-1  clung a train to' her husband, eviden'.iy-  sufferine;  all   the  agonies  of  a  great,  birr,  frightened  child.  He soothed her, caressed Iter, and  put more assurance than he felt into  Ids voice  as lie answered:  "Hang you! Good gracious, of  course not."  "Well, they'll want to hang somebody!" moaned Daphne piteously.  "Pen, you know they will. And if  they don't hang me, they'll���������they'll���������  She could not go on, but buried  hcr face in her hands and sobbed  against his breast.  Hc passed liis hand tenderly ovcr  hcr hair.  "Look here, my dearest child," hc  said in a coaxing tone, "they won't  do anything very dreadful unless you  are foolish enough to try to keep  things bark. That is the worst danger a  woman  has  to  fear,  hcr    own  neighbor, aiul Sir Penywern had been  .scarcely more than civil to a man  whom he did not. like.  Mr.   Garlwcll  had  known  all  there  was  to  bc .known, aud had  imagined  considerably  more,  and  he   never let  [ slip   an ^occasion   to   find   out   further  leave you | details concerning  the mysterious af-  '-   see   fair which  had occurred at  thc  Hall.  He   had   been   fairly   suspected     of  trespassing   in   the   wood     on     more ]  has   than  one  occasion  of late, and little j  doubt  existed  that    he  himself    had  supplemented   his   dog's     efforts     in  bringing to .light  the  buriaPplacc  of  Rathbone.  Sir Penywern was extremely brief.  "And now, having fulfilled your  neighborly errand, perhaps you had  better lead the way in the retreat."  said he. "Of course we're all extremely obliged to yon for having helped to unravel the mystery of" this  poor man's disappearance, but now  that you have done so much," it would  be good of you if you would lead off  your forces, and leave thc police to  do their work unmolested."  (To Be Continued.)  Penetang COnterio; ChSld, Hnee  s& TMia and  delicate, Cured by HBr. Cassell's Tablets..  PERFECT HEALTH IS EVER\  WOMAN'S BIRTHRIGHT.  Turning Biewer'es  Into MilK Factories  A. Prescription That From Girlhood  to Old Afie Has Been a Blenslng  to Womankind.  When a girl becomes a woman, when  A woman becomes a mother, when p.  woman passes through middle life, arc  the three periods of life when health aud  strength are most needed to withstand  the pain and distress often cauaed by  severe organic disturbance**.  At th.se critical timca women are  best fortified by the use of Dr. Pieree'o  Favorite Prescription, an old remedy  cf proved worth th.it kenps th'* entire  womanly (system in excellent condition.  Mothers, if your daugiitoru aro weak,  hvek ambition,'' arc troubled with hend-  ai hc������, lassitude and arc palo and fiickly,  Dr. Pif-rce'e Favorite Prescription in  Just what, they need to mirrly bring tho  bloom of health to their cliccka und mako  tlicm Htroug and healthy.  For all ailing women Dr. Pierco'K  Favorite- Prescription ia just the light  medii-ino. During thc last fifty yeara it  ha������i banished irom Uio liveti of Usui! of  thouwui<1h of women pain, misery und  dLareh*-. It inaUi-a weak women otroog,  sick women well.  11 you are a muTcrer, if youi* diuigJi-  U;t, uiull������������:r, uh-Aei*, need h'*lp# get Dr.  I'icrcc's Piivorifo Pn-hcripfion in urni'id  or tablet form from  to-day. Tln*n addrotwi im. j...>������, *u-  validn' II������������Url, P.uffaln, N. Y., nnd get  u<i������(i>'i.i i.ji i.ji ui' .1 ..ij.ii.- ij.ii.ii., j ri ��������� .  Every woman hhould be careful that the  livi-r in active and the poi.-'oii!* arc jjot  ������llowi*d to <:\o,, tin* nyatcni t'et rid of  thi-iic |R������iuni..i by tal.ing Dr. Pii-rr:c'n  IVII'-Ih, whi'h r''j'i'l(ii������������ m>d 'mvijvintic  Mtorua'-b, liver und hmwla. K������<|������ tho  Iwxly cb'iiii im id<* .*jm wi-ll :i.:t nutuidet  Flow to priri'M'.i hf-rdth arid be-uit.v in  told in Dr. I'iii'''���������( < V>rii������iion H< line Mrdi-  '.-il Advi^'-r. It ia Jr>t. Send Duct or  I'ltri'*-, ihiIiuio. is. l , in i,y j i'iiii, <n 'i.i .iii.jjj  to iu������v.a- v*/i.i|i|.in'   -iiui n.iitliiig only.  "You won't bc gone long?" she  asked with a touching wistfulness  which went to his heart.  "Not a moment long"er than I can  help."  He kissed her again and again, aud  then dashed away out of the room  and down thc stairs to face ihe most  unpleasant business in which he had  ever been engaged.  At the foot of thc stairs he met the  butler once more.  "There's awful trouble being made  out there, Sir Penywern," hc said  gloomily.. '-"That Mr. Gartwell, he's  taking things with a very high hand,  and asking questions, aud having his  say just as^if hc was on thc bench.  He's been dragging answers out of  thc stable boys, Sir Penywern, such  as he has no sort of call to do."  Sir Penywern frowned.  "We must put a stop to that," he  said briefly, as hc snatched his hat  from   the   hall   table.  "Yes, sir, if you can," retorted thc  butler gloomily.  When Sir Penywern reached thc.  spot near the pond where the discovery had been made, he found such a  concourse of people among the trees  and round the water that he had a  difficulty in clearing his way to the  little knot of persons gathered close  to thc log undev whieh the body had  been unearthed.  Someone in the crowd recognized  him, however, and called out:  "Make way for Sir Penywern, make  way, please."  There was a hush at once ovcr the  crowd, and many of theni, being his  own. .servants and dependent1*., made  haste to withdraw, rushing through  the brushwood with a crackling and  a crashing of timber, and leaving an  open path for him to the little open  hpacc which was being kept .icar by  the two policemen present, and by  the gardeners and stablemen who  were helping them.  Sir Penywern went forward and  iccogni-'.ed Dr. Gold, his own mcd.-  cal man, who approached him al once  apologetically.  "I'm conrotmiledly sorry to have  been called to such a business aa  this, Sir Penywern," said he, drawing  the baronet away from the Vest of the  group, and speaking with sympathy  and regret. "Hut when I was called  I thought il wa.-> you who had i.v.r.t  for inc.    If 1 had had any idea il   vas  The Economic ^Result of Growth of  Prohtbiiio'n- in the United States  Prohibition  is having an uncxpect  cd   economic   result  in     the     United  States.    The closing of the breweries  as such has not destroyed their value  as  factories,  and  they arc  being  pur  to various uses.    In Tuscon, Arizona,  one brew-cry was turned into a malted milk plant, and is striving for top  hole in this line.    Another has turned  to canning, a third into a creamery, and a fourth has became a    refrigerating plant.    A Denver brewery  has also  gone  in  for    malted    milk.  One of thc important factors    about  thc change is that thc new businesses  employ three    times    as many hands  as the breweries.    Probably thc economic   side   of     thc    argument    will  eventually have  far    greater    weight  than thc old-fashioned appeal to ethics or morals.    Railways and    banks  and other institutions arc not in    the  least concerned about thc moral side  of thc prohibition question, but they  nre  unanimous   in   exacting    prohibition .among their employees,  foi* the  simple   reason   that    efficiency    pays,  and when a man is paid for his time  the utmost efficiency  is  expected  for  the  money,  even  at  thc   expense    ot  prohibition.    It  has been   found  that  there is more money to spend in retail  purchases   where  prohibition  has  been adopted, than formerly, and this  had the effect of lining up the wholo  of the retail  trade  against  their  former    chief    competitor.      Uusinesser.  that   have   found   their   turnover     increased a third or a half, or even in  some cases doubled, are  not anxious  to   face . a  condition     wliich     would  bring  back  thc old   stale    of affairs.  The   legitimate   hotel   business     docs',  not appear to have suffered from the.v  adoption    of    prohibition     anywhere,  and   while   some   houses   have     been  closed  they   were  such    as  subsisted  entirely  on   bar   receipts.     The   erection of new and palatial hotels in prohibition  districts  indicates  that   mine  host slill perceives profits.��������� Prom the  Toronto World.  MRS. JARVIS; BOX 2S6,  PENETANG, P.O., ONTARIO, says: "It  is a pleasure to  write and tell you  what Dr. Cassell's  Tablets have dona  for my baby. When  only five months  old be was taken  il . I bad medical  advice for him. and  was told he had  colic, ior which he  was treated, but he  did not get any better, only 'worse. I  tried several special  foods, but none of  them would stay on  His stomach, and he  became so thin that  he seemed* just skin and bone. He  only weighed, ten pounds.    We never  Bi'by Jarvis.  thought poor baby eould live, but. one  day I chanced to hear of a baby's case  almost like mine,  that had been cured  by Dr. Cassell'a.  Tablets, so I got  some for my baby,  and I am thankful  I did. After a few  doses thc ^nervous  jumps he had suffered from stopped,  and soon he was  almost "well. I hav������  given him the Tan-  lets daring teething,  and find them very  ^jSgi   soothing.     He is a  bonny     boy     now,  quite    cured,    and  weighs twenty-five pounds   at   twelve  months old."  Eozry mather should know that Dr. Cassell's Tablets are  just as suitable for children as thay are for grown-up people.  Their splend.d nutritive an<t vitalising properties soon  O' ercoms any tendency to nervousness or weakness in tke  Htttlti ones, and lay the foundation of a strong constitution  for after year*.  FaeE  SAMPLE.  On receipt of 5  centB lo.' cover  mailing and 'jnclc-  ii������B. a KcnerouQ  free eaiiiplc will lie  bcn t at onee.  AdrtroBu: HnroM V.  lUteViic *, Co.. T.ti,.,  tO,    MctAroil-Htrcot,  Th". CasseU't? Tabids ar������ Nutritive, Bcstorative.  Altenvtli**^  and jYiui-Spp.^mcdic, nnd the vectxyiustrl   remedy for  Nervous Erajl'.rfovui  Nerve Paralysis  Infantile Wt**akna<.������  Neurasthenia  Sleeplessness  Anxmia  Kidney Troubio  Dyspepsia  Mai-nutrition  Wasting Disease*  Palpitation  Vitnl Exhaustion  Epoci-illy YaltTiWfi   for  mi ruin ff  niotliftrs   and  during tb*  Critical   Periods of  mo.  Sold by Drn-jgUils and Storekeepers tihroufrliout Canada.  T*r;<*������*������: One tnlw, Ml f(>nt.������; sie tubes for the prico of fl?������,  Wi'i* tox. 2 corns ]>������r tube extra '  Sole Proprietors i Dr, Cassoll's Co,, Ltd., ManoHottor, BiUC������  * ..     * ,    "   J 1 (II      JIM. . II      I     11.111     I 111 11     i' M V      I'.M   ,1     H     ' V .tr,  wanted nie, I should have come  straight to you iu  the lirst  idace."  .Sii i'i nywern ^hiu^ced lu:. nIiuuM-  cr:i, but said nothint-*-. Dr. flobl was  not i-piilr tin* miracle oi discretion he  wanted to make hinifelf out, and  there was no time to be lost in 'return.-   lo   Ki'ip:.   vsith   dart well.  Su the baiaihi I liiihool.ed Dr. tiold',  arm, and ri-turiii-d to ill..- K''oiip, whieh  Ciilislvl cd ni the two poliee. wllii'i.ia,  wiih   a   bachi* round  of  dependents  of  .ii  A recruit in**** Serjeant r.lalioucd in  thc south of Ireland met l'at and  asked him lo join lhc army. Tin*  latter refused whcrcui**on, thc Scr-  H'canl a*'Ucd  his  reason   for rcfusin*.*;.  "Are-i'l flic Kinf* :mh1 the Kaiser  cousin:.?" ashed  l'at.  "Yes,"   said     the     recruiting     Scr-  _7' ;,\\M1," .sah! Pat,   "bcftoiT-i, T once  jut i-i'i i ia'   iu   a   f,niiij#.'   .era  ' ' h\   :, ;*.''<  I'm nol 'pun-:* to do so af*,ain."  "( ������h, you cruel boy, "n take tho'u*  enus out of the nest! Think of the  poor mother bird when  she couii--;-- -"  "Tin-  mother bird'.-;  dead,   Mi:is."  ''How   do   you  know   that?"  " 1  .aa. il  iu your hat!"  M  W.      N.  who   filt   himself   to  !..    I.,.::.,   :���������:-,<���������   - 'aio'-  ln ml v  u.  114S  <iailwi'll,  ".,    '' ���������    ',,.,''  mi';   wiih   hi'>   IVi'l   liitnlv   pl.u.U d   wuh  jili.ul,  his  b.inil*.  in   his   pockets,  with  i<  i ������  i inr  to  ine   that   the   crankiest  ::���������        ,,. I-   *.'   '   1 ��������� .';������.   r'>ei:-\     Tin-  ins   '.(   tin-   Kiu Inn- -Ah,   '-.wan   now,  iniii'i, with vour ilatti.ry!"  CAN a  *ttmS&     mft-M.     ^tii.     *t.  WANTED FOR THE  OYAL NAVY  int,s  (1 en ���������  ConndianG wanted for the Royal Naval Canadian Volunteer  if irr.rr-.fflir.tr nve.rt������***.r. crrvsr**,    Owl;*- wa������i of  j������f>o������'!  chnrnvcter and good physique accepted.  f'ny $1.10 Minimum per day ��������� Free Kii.  $20.00 pek' Month Separation Allownuce.  Mspi-riencj-il men from 38 to 4S, ami lioyi froni  IS to 18 accepted (or ..-iV.cc Iu tli������ CANADIAN  NAVAL  PATROLS (or defence of tbo Cc-atli.  t.,-���������-  T^       Apply io the iNo.trcflt Naval  A WWl fiSfc&K   Kterui,,n������ Station, or to Uic  / \   tSfm/f  ������Cn.*j*'jr-Os,.  " ������),���������������   ��������������� ������K������ N������v���������l S.-rvUi*  OTTAWA  ,^^-X^-^MmM^Lmml      'l.      MM  ���������psSB  /  n������������������-l-rluli.~;7a-7j.iai  bZESSi  siatm0^jm.i^tm'mmm*iii  ������������������������������������ll  mumma  jMHUM  ������'**���������*������ J.(J-Ss������^|jf * Xlltr.^\t&lll^1U^Xt^.Ml&*M*mm.*..Ja^m������M, ^^  ^���������^J.Jh,..^ . frilll������Wll<Milllllllll������W>l>������WPIllMB'"*"^������WWWI.������IWWPMlll llll        II  I I    IIMIII.il  SQMnvE Throats  sseed careful treatment  from within more thais  they need bundling wraps  during changing seasons*  The pure cod liver oil in  L  {THE REVIEW* CRESTON, B. a  Sudan Grass Pastures  tis helping thousands to strengthen  Bhe tender linings of their throats,  gentle at the same time if aids the  lungs and improves th������  qualify of the bSoodL  TSiroat Specialists, endorse  SCOTT S EMULSION*���������Tsy Is  Scott & Bo-wae. Toroato. Ont. 14-13  Good Pasture Can    Be    Maintained  During the Early Summer  Sudan grass is a quick, sure, and  very nourishing pasture for pigs and  calves.  Last spring, quite late, I sowed  several acres broadcast, and in spite  of a very protracted drouth, the plant  made a remarkable growth. Hogs  and -calves were turned in when tne  grass was about three and one-half  lcct high. Thc stock ate it ravenously, making a splendid gain. After the  crop was well eaten down, the stock  were transferred to another pasture,  and in three weeks the second crop  was again ready ior them. By having two fields, sowing one two weeks  uetore the other, and changing the  stock from one pasture to tiie other  as the crop is grazed, a first-class  pasture can be maintained during the  .-mire summer.  My experience during the past two  years with budan grass convinces me  / that it is one of tiie most drouth-re-  ' sisting crops grown either for hay. or  pa s ture.T^-'bxc ba nge.  Aeroplanes--ready for delivery are  on sale in a Broadway, iNew Yo/k  store.  MADE IN CANADA  Has been Canada's  favorite yeast for  more than forty  years. **-  Enough for 5c. to  produce 50 large  loavet of fine,  wholesome nour*  Tree FianLing  planting a Thousand Trees a Day by  Machinery  A machine originally designed to  ���������facilitate the work of setting out to-  Oaato aiid can'Bage plants, is being  \ased to plant trees in New York  State under the supervision of the  Forest Service. From 10,000 to 15,-  000 forest tree seedlings are planted  Sn a day's time with this machine.  The contrivance is of about the same  proportions as a mowing machine  and requires thc services of three  snen and two horses. One man  drives while the other two '"handle  the seedlings. In operation, the machine makes a furrow into whicli the  small trees are dropped at reg-  alar intervals governed by an automatic spacer. As this is done, a pair  ������f rollers replace the dirt about the  ���������roots, which are mechanically supplied with water and fertilizer. A  .marker draws ^the line on which the  next row ������f trees is. to- he planted  iiis the machine travels along.  As a vermifuge there is nothing so  potent as Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, and it can be given to tiie  ���������most delicate child without fear of  anjury to the constitution.  fer Every Woman  \K ho b In Pain  MRS.     WILLIAMS     SAYS    USE  DODD'S KIDJM'EY PILLS  About Face  General���������"Why did  you lose  battle?"  Captain���������"Thc enemy attacked  in pur -rear,"  General���������^'!    was    informed  they attacked you in front."  Captain���������"Y-es; but.that was  rear when they got there."  the  ns  that  our  A British Way  Jerome J. Jerome, the English author, writes of -addressing an audience of British soldiers returned from  the front, when he paid certain compliments to the enemy's valor. His  auditors applauded. If he had said  the same things to a meeting of civilians, he writes, hc would haye been  hissed and hooted from the. stage.  The Britisher in Viaki fepl-s an obligation, often the legacy of forme- ex  [perience on the playine* field,'to give  the enemy, the opponent^, credit  where credit is due hin.    Frequently  ; it may be noted that the spectator is  more bitterly or blindly partisan  than the player who wears nis col-}  ors. In his official report after the i  Jutland battle, it will bc recalled,  [^Admiral Jeliicoe paid the enemy an  unusually  warm   compliment   for  his  j bravery at one point in the conflict.  I���������Ottawa Journal.  Book " Patent Protection Free  Formerly Patent Office -Examiner.    Estab". 1877  99 ST. JAMES ST., MONTREAL  . Srancnes: Ottawa and Washington  More About th^  ���������     - -   ��������� "      *  !_  ������.   mm*  a  Sm*������  With, all commodities  soaring in price, it behoves  -t-fte buyer to look for full  value in every article.  When buying matches  specify���������  PALE, FfifcBLE GIRLS  Weakness Generally Comes    On As  Womanhood Approaches  "QmlXm-.*  m*x jjicuti  *0������-*.��������� -*..*-_ ���������    ftr, r,t\r\  J.   JtyoJlUg      ImXJfXJXJO  Aeroplanes  Rear-Adniiral Perry. Uv S. bi., is  responsible for a -.'ery remarkable  statement concerning preparations in  Europe for extending thc scope and  ���������power of aerial warfare.  "Development of the aeroplane will  Soean a revolution in travel and com-  sierce as it has meant in "war," Rear-  Admiral Peary said. "In France  there are said to be more men in  thc aviation service than are in the  army of the United States, and in  Great Britain more than in our navy.  Germany is said to have 10,000 aeroplanes. Great Britain is preparing  ������or an aviation army of 160,000 men  with a-fleet of 20,000 aeroplanes. The  time is near when the air service will  be tnort important than the army  and navy combined. It is the belief  ������f many statesmen that thc decision  in the great war may come in thc  air."  She Suffered for Two Years, But  Three Boxes of Dodd's Kidney  Puis Made Her a Mew Woman.  Adamsville, Kent Co., N. B.���������(Special)���������"I can recommend Dodd's Kidney  Pills  to every  woman  who suf  fers."    So says Mrs. Williams, a well  known and highly respected lady residing here, j^trs. Williams was a .sufferer  for  two  years    till  she    used  Dodd's  Kidney  Pills.    She found  in  iliem quick relief and complete cure.  That is why she is so enthusiastic in!  lier praise of them.  "My troubles started with a cold,":  Mrs.- Williams states. "I never seemed to get over the "effects of it. I had  cramps in my muscles and my joints  were'stiff. .There were dark circles  under niy eyes which were puffed and  swollen. I had a bitter taste in my  .uoucli and i. suiiered, from severe  headaches.  i rui heavy and sleepy after  meals and had attacks of neuralgia.  Heart flutterings and rehumatisin  wcr.e soon added to my troubles. 1  took just three boxes of Dodd's Kidney Pills. I cannot be too glad that  i did so."  Every one of Mrs. Williams' symptoms was a symptom of kidney disease. Thai is why Dodd's Kidney  Pills cured her.  lywuy aiul uuicttiy Curixl v.,.,,  EGYPTiAN LINIMENT  For Sale by All Dealers  Dooglas & Co.. JfTcp'ra   Hapanee. Oa*,  Girls upon the threshold of womanhood often drift into a decline in  spite of all care and attention. How  often one sees girls who have been  strong and lively become suddenly  weak, depressed, irritable and listless.  It is the dawn of womanhood���������a crisis in the life of every girl���������and  prompt measures should be taken to  keep the blood pure and rich with  the red tint of health. If the blood  is not healthy at this critical stage  the body is weakened and grave disorders   follow.     Dr.   Williams     Pink.   _-Q���������  Pills have saved thousands of young ! ������m. ������n        mucoU3 surfaces oi thc ey8.  . Intimidation  'Gentleman (giving alms to a beggar): Now play me a beautiful piece  on your clarinet!  Beggar: No, sir: I can't play! I  only carry the instrument to frighten  people!���������Meggendorfer Blatter.  Catarrhal Deafness Cannot be Cured  by local applications as they caouot reach  the diseased portion of the car. There is  only one way to cure catarrhal deafness, and  that is by a constitutional remedy. Catarrhal  Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition  'of the mucous-lining' of the Eustachian Tuoe.  When this tube is inflamed you have- a rum*  bling sound or imperfect hearing, and when  it is entirely closed. Deafness is the result.  Unless the inflammation can be reduced and  this tube restored -to its normal condition,  bearing will be destroyed forever. Many  cases of deafness . are caused by catarrh,  which is an inflamed condition of the mucous  surfaces.      Hall's   Catarrh  Cure  acts   through  Their quality is ,beyond  question; but besides this,  every box is a generously  filled box.  Look out for snort-count  matches. There are many  on the market.  Avoid-imposition by always, everywherej, asking for EDDY'S.  girls   from   what  might     have    been  We wil! gi-re One Hundred Dollars for any  Mid-Summer  As the oats in her hat nodded and  trembled they persistently .tickled the  car of the man seated next to hcr.  He stood it in silence for some lime,  then he ostentatiously took a huge  pocket knife out of his pocket and  be?gan to sharpen it on the sole of his  boot.  "Whatever are you g-g-going to  do?" gasped the girl.*  "Oh, don't you worry miss;" said  the man, testing the edge of the  blade on  his  thumb.    "But the next  lifelong invalidism or an early death. I-case  of  Catarrhal"Deafnas  th.-n"^not "be ' *7���������T' ~'\.V��������������� "^Z?"~-*^-Z  .������*w "~"  They ,.a Ujjo**aUte _ol_ unequal- , ������- frfgbgfSx  ������~      C"C01*" i Tcr^Ml^tl I^SsKJ  -"������������������--���������---nr ttt-mm  led richness .strengthening weak nerves and producing a liberal supply of  red, healthy blood which every girl  needs to sustain her strength. Dr.  Williams Pink Pills have proved their  great value over and over again to  young -women whose health was failing. Miss A. Sternburg, Haileybury  Road, New Liskcard, Ont., says.���������"1  have much reason to be grateful to  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills as they restored me to health, if, indeed, they  did not save my life. In 1914 I began to feel run down, and the doctor who was called in staid that mine  was a bad case of anaemia. I lost  flesh, always felt tired, and I got so  nervous that I could scarcely hold a  cup   to   take a   drink. My     heart  would   flutter  alarmingly.    The  doctor did not seem to be able to help  me at all and my family and friends  ; all thought that I was in a decline and  j could not recover.    I was in bed for  (some  weeks   when  an- aunt  came   to  It Will Prevent Ulcerated Throat���������J see nie and urged that I try Dr. Wil-  The Bare.Fact  * A teacher asked her class of child-,  ren what a skeleton was. One little  fellow, Benny, 7, said: "I know; it's  bones with the people rubbed off."���������  Christian Herald. ^  F.J.  CHENEY &" CO., Toled*, O.  cago Daily News.  Board of Pension  Commissioners  At the first symptoms of sore throat,  which presages ulceration and.inflammation, take a spoonful of Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil. Add a little sugar  to it to make. jt. palatable. It will  allay thc irritation and prevent the  ulceration and swelling that are so  painful. Those, who were periodically  subject to quinsy have thus made  themselves immune to attack.  Britain's New Problem  combined with  good judgment  counts in business  now-a-days.  Grape-Nuts  FOOD  supplies balanced  nourishment for  sturdy musclen  and active brains*.,  "There's a ReasDn'  No change In price, quah  Uy, or size ol package  In spite of all warnings that it was  unwise in the extreme for wives and  families of Canadian soldiers to follow their husbands and fathers overseas, it is estimated there arc now  over 50,000 of these dependents there  is causing uneasiness. There arc two  disquictinf^j-vievvs of thc situation:  First ,tlu: fact that it means so many  more mouths to feed in tiie old country at a time when economy in food  consumption is essential; second, that  thc transportation of these people  back to Canada at the end of the war  will hc a problem that steamship  companies confess themselves unable  to  solve.���������JLciidun  Advertiser.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  Hams' Pink Pills. My father got a  supply, and by the time I"**had taken  three boxes there was' a noticeable  improvement, and from that on I  steadily progressed toward recovery.  I continued using the pills for some  time longer, and they restored me to  my old time health and strength. I  shall never cease to praise this medicine, and to urge all weak run down  girls to give it a fair trial as I have  proved in my own case their great  merit."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are sold by  all dealers in medicine, or you can  get them by mail at 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  Special Arrangements Being Made to'  Facilitate Handling of Pensions  The Dominion Government have  appointed a Board of Pension Commissioners for Canada with offices in  Ottawa. As this Board wish to cause  as little delay as possible iu dealing  with communications with regard to  pensions, they wish the public to correspond directly with the Board of  Pension  Commissioners,  Ottawa.  A great deal of delay may be caused by    communications    being    sent!  through   other   Departments   of    the  Government.  The Patriotic Fund Association  and the Military Hospitals Commission have kindly consented to* give  information and assistance to those  wishing to direct to the Board of  Pension Commissioners. These societies have offices in certain localities  throughout  Canada.  In addition in order to facilitate  the^ granting of pensions, the Board  is opening Branch pension offices in  Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Regina, Winnipeg, London, Hamilton,  '1 orortto, Barrie, Kingston, Ottawa,  Montreal, Quebec, St. John and Halifax._ All information with regard to  pensions may bc obtained from these  offices.  Guard  afoy's  Professor Fudge.���������What do you  mean, Mr. Jones, by speaking of Dick  Wagner, Ludic Beethoven, Charlie  Gounod and Fred Handel?  Jones���������Well, you told mc to get  familiar with the great composers.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Troubles of an Editor  A correspondent has sent us an  incomplete poem .with the rctpiest  lhat wc will finish it and prtnl it.  Unhappily, our poetic license has  expired and we do not intend to rer  new it. Otherwise wc should hc glad  to comply with the rctptest.���������Victoria  Colonist.  W.     N.     U      11������  Some Contract  "1 have conic here," said the angry  man to the superintendent of the  street car line, "to get justice; justice  sir. Yesterday, as my wife was getting off one of your carrj the conductor stepped on hcr dress and tore  a yard of frilling off the skirt.*'  The superintendent remainder cool.  "Well, sir," he said, "I don't know  that we are to blame for ������.!i'*t. What  do you expect ua to do? Cict hcr a  new dress?"  "No, sir. I do not intern] to let  you off so easily ji** thai," the other  iji.iij itpTn-J j������iuit\y. lit: hrauUi-jlicd  in his right hand a small piece of  sill:.  "What I propose to havo you do,"  he said, "is to match this Hillc."���������New  York Times.  If IlMess  threatens  a breach-  reinforce  With so thorough a preparation at  hand as Miller's* Worm Powders tin* j  mother who allows hcr children to  suffer from the ravages of worms is  unwise and culpably careless. A child  subjected to the attacks of worms is  always unhealthy and w/'l be stunted  in its growth. It i������l a merciful act  to rid it of these destructive parasites,  especially when it can be done without difficulty.  . Both  "Henry Clay    \v;i3  Cassidy.  "fl.. w-.r I hot,  Vfi,U'?������.������*r  "So ureal    tiiot    he    had  named  after  him,  (***��������������������������� Idy.M  "An' a poipc, too, Mulligan."  a great,   man  a cigar  On sale ;ir all  Druggists and Stores.  Artificial Milk  A process has been discovered in  England for thc manufacture of artificial milk for human consumption.  It is claimed that a wholesome and  inexpensive substitute can be made  from peanuts, soya beans, sugar, water, and thc mineral salts found iu  milk. The milk ho produced, it is  ctri'*"'!, mny 1v> ~rr������������idcnu'*d ?.������.i(l !*.o!t'.  in tins in thc usual way or dried to  a powder ami sold in bollle:*. lt may  bc given a certain percentage of  cream by thc addition of cocoanut or  one of the other tasteless nm fats.  The residual meals, rejected alter the  special factors rc'iuirrd hav������* heen  taken from them, arc iui*<e(l, dried  until they contain only ten per cent,  of water, and nr.cd as food for cattle.  Am .������ rui ioniiy, tin* "miik'   tiiiiH produced   would  hi"  iut������*r<-sthif(.  Though  jil   is   1'iu-Nlioiiai'ie   whether   it   would  prove un acceptable -iiib-.rnute.  Cheerful, Chubby Children  Make lhe Home JIappj;  ��������� ���������    m,t^*���������*} mr !.**,* jf V������*������j I **������������������      *%������  \.       *m       VwtavkWal ���������������  care to tired mothers and are subject  to many disease Hhat do not affect  healthy children.  t*m  Keep your children in good health",''  Sec that their bowel-; move regularly  -especially during the teething period.  This is a digressing time in the life  of every child and the utmost precaution should be taken to keep them  well and strong.  By the consistent use of  Mrs. WinsIow?s  S&otfuissg Syrap  it is possible to avoid many childish  ills now so prevalent.  It is :\ corrective for di.irrho;a, colic  ���������ind other infantile ailments. It soothca  the fretting baby and pcrniit.,*_..tho  child to sleep well and fjvow healthy,  ft brings comfort and relief to both  child and mother. g  Mrs. Winslow's  Soothing Syrup  Makes Cheerful,  Chubby Children  It nhiolutrlv non-tfuivrnrir. Tt ti\x\.  tains no opium, morphine nor any of  their derivative:'. It is i.ooll.in^, pleasant ntul harmler.*. For Reneratioiw  mothers in all purti of the world have  used it anil mi Minns of balnea luvo  becu benefited by it.  Buy ������ l>t������ttlc today ������������J  h*v0 It lmnd/  RoUev. and IVol.ct Your Clil)df������n  ���������***���������.��������� *������        ������m*       ������.**      X\4  l*l4H*A*4m������  throughout Use nvurlJ  -... '���������"y-'':'7.:yA^'t^  111  M  ffl  1  stfj  ^^^���������^^ql r  THE  CBESTON  REVIEW  -1  A 5  K*'  rr*  4 >  i  a.ti i  k j  o*  l?1  til  I- ������������������  J 3,  I  BP*.  T  Ife  IE  lr  If  m\  IT  pi  i*r[i  Lie  1,  IB*  13'  iff  Nf  "I  ij*-'  111  ii**  ���������I  I  i.  :!W:-  nr  pi[.  i  m  m  mi,  Mi ���������  l'i  K  ���������jl  ii  I  Issued every Friday at Oi*eston, Jt$.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  ���������$"2.-50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  (.RESTON,  B.C., FRIDAY. MAR. 23  Go Easy  Down in the Okanagan country  a movement is already under way  taj have the Dominion Government  place an embargo on American  fruit coming into Canada this  season in case Britain refuses to  admit Canadian fruit into that  country as per the order to this  effect issued the early part of the  month.  Others would go further even  than this in prohibiting the entry  >>f American fruit into Canada,  holding that even if Britain  admits Canadian apples aud refuses to receive the American pro-  duet, if the latter is allowed unrestricted   entry   into   Canada   the  be   ail   shot to  home   market  will  pieces.  Undoubtedly this heading oil'of  American competition on the  Canadian as well as tbe Old Country  markets might create an ideal  state of affairs for the B.C. grower,  and again it might not. Those who  kept tab on the marketing of the  1916 crop will remember that the  prairie buyers showed keen resentment of the imposition of the extra  15 ceuv-s a box duty by the Borden j  Government last session by buying j  many carloads of American apples, j  to say nothing of stiil greater  quantities from Eastern Canada,  and this iu spite of the fact that  we had been led* to believe tliat  hitherto their preference had been  for B.C. apples.  The prairie consumer had an  idea in the back of his head that  the added duty was a little special  favor to the B.C. agriculturist and  seeing a similar helpful concession  was not granted him in the way  of getting his grain onto the  American market without tariff  resttictions many of them bought  inferior Ontario fruit at a higher  price than the hitherto-preferred  15.C. apples.  In addition to it being poor  businese to unduly antagonize the  customers on our natural prairie  market, it strikes The REVIEW  that it is equally unwise to be  looking to the authorities at  Ottawa to juggle with the tariff  every time the welfare of any  particular industry seems threaten  ed. Tariffs must be reasonably  stable if commercial development is  to be maintained, and even the all-  important agricultural industry  can hardly expect tariff favors that  it would be slow to concede other  lines of trade, except in times of  exceptional stress.  The authoritses are, plugging  away with the British authorities  on this apple embargo, and although, there is no assurance of any  providing of farm lands for returned soldiers, he put up to the Brewster  administration   the best proposition in this direction that oan  be found anywhere in the province.  Mr. Schofield  directed attention  to the 40,000 acres in the Kootenay  Flats  adjacent   to   Creston.    The  land,   he   pointed   ont,   is located  right on the railway, it was by far  the largest   block   of agricultural  land owned  by   the  crown   in the  more settled regions of the province  and it would meet   all   the   conditions   which   were  considered   essential in any   effective scheme for  providing   returned   soldiers   with  homes on the land.    He  estimated  thau the  land   would   be sufficient  for   2000   returned     soldiers   who  wished    to become   farmers.    The  location    was   such    that   railway  and steamboat facilities were near  at hand, the settlement   would   be  compact,   which   would keep   to a  minimum   the   cost    of   providing  schools and  roads and   the soldier-  settlers would have   the advantage  of keeping together.  As Mr. SehoKeld makes clear,  undoubtedly- if the returned  soldiers are to be attracted to the  land two things at least are very  essential: The men must be held  together in consideradle numblrs.  The old saying about birds of a  feather    Hock   together   will    hold  good in this case as never before.  Overseas they fought together for  a common cause, and if they''are  of the right stuff undoubtedly  something of this same spirit will  pivvade them on the laud, and be  a considerable factor in making  theni contented and successful in  agricultural pursuits. But the  colonies must be large. They haye  been use to lots of company in the  camps aud on the battlefield, and  if this is to be denied them in any  returned-soldier scheme of things  the proposition is not like to prove  attractive to the vast majority.  And the location, of their agri'  cultural activities ~" is almost  equally as important Farming,  at best, will not appeal any too  strongly to them, and to put them  out on bush areas in northern B.C.,  miles away from any likely-looking natural markets or real touches  of modern life, would be hopeless if  not impossible to attract soldiers to  even temporarily.  Viewed from every standpoint  these overflowed lands h.ave everything in the province beaten when  it comes to successful returned  soldiers land settlement and John  Keen will miss the chance of a lifetime to demonstrate his ability to  do things for his constituents if he  fails to keep after this reclamation  proposition until some definite  assurance is given one way or the  other in the undertaking.  In these days when B.C. is  suffering from insufficient agricultural production these 40,000 acres  are altogether too productive and  ideally located to be stand idle���������  and this notwithstanding government's plea that rigid economy  must be practised if the provincial  administration is to be got back on  the whole political lump and get  the administration of public affairs  back where both political parties  originally intended such matters  shonld be conducted, it is eseential  that the women's vote should not  be as easily grouped into party  camps as is the voting proclivities  of the male of the species.  And to hold this balance of  power, as it were, it is highly essential fchat the ladies receive their  impressions along this line in an  atmosphere where it will be possible to approach all sides of  questions with an open mind, and  having gleaned all that is obtainable under these conditions it  should be possible for the ladies to  come to an intelligent and unbiased opinion or most questions of the  day.  And having done this, if they  will go out and mark their ballots  accordingly the country will at  least be none the worse for their  having the franchise, though we  fancy, for a time  line   politicians  trouble getting  in accord with the  uew order of things.  Conducted with a view to unwavering independence and no  personal liability of any manner  whatsoever such an organization  will mean much to the Valley,  not only politically, but in other  directions, and we bespeak for the  project the best consideration of all  directly interested.  watched with interest. If there is  money available to build and equip  flour mills at Cranbrook  why not  similar consideration for Creston  in the way of a canning factory  with cider making plant on the  side.  4.11   UUC?   U^c**       JUJIUJJ.      xxxtfxttj  be run by science. .  The inventive and scientific brains  in all political parties are now busying  themselves with the different parts  for this great new national machinery  which, when finally adjusted and  assembled, will make the greatest  stride in human evolution amongst  civilized nations. '     O. J.W.  at  any rate, old  may   have   some  The Review has been asked to  feei "Out the public on the matter  of control as to the time hay out-  ting shall commence on the flats  each season. It is pointed out  that the present system of letting  the cutting season commence just  whenever the earliest early bird  takes the notion is both inconvenient and detrimental to the continued growing of worth-cutting  hay on these overflowed lands.  What is suggested is that the  authorities should fix a date when  the mowers can get busy, which  would enable all interested to make  arrangements to start on or about  that date instead of, as at present,  having to tackle the job as soon as  the other fellow takes the notion���������  to be sure of getting cutting at a  likely spot���������whether convenient or  not. Ceatainly, if reports are  correct, some such measure will  have to be taken   or it will be only  Between fifteen and twenty families  who within the past three months arrived at Moyie to make their homes,  are like the property owners, anxiously await the decision of the Consolidated Company. If they decide to  rebuild the concentrator. Moyie will  be the busy place it was before the  fire. Already nearly forty men have  gone to other places.    MRS* DOWNS, L.OS. Eng.  ~e *:....  XJX    VXXXBK  6 till the  be utterly worthless.  crop will  Professional  Maternity Nurse  CRESTON B. C*  MINERAL  m^^^m\*%**m\**^%^**m*%^% *%*F  m*9Mt*H MM^**M**Tn.H%'mm-,%^**\ A  Mmmmgf^tf ���������vw������������������'������  Hf������#������  NOTICE  Now that the farmers around  Cranbrook are raising more grain  than the immediate neighborhood  needs in the way of chicken, horse  and pig feed, the farmers institute  are after the government to loan  them enough money to build a  grist mill. The action the authorities will take in the matter will be  So long as civilized nations insist  upon infusing into their Medium of  Exchange the potency which produces  greedy strife, resulting in envy and  hatred, so long will the spirit of  fistieue master the human brain and  produce blows such as the world is  now witnessing.  The nations unable to invent a  medium of exchange capable of extracting their own resources without  borrowing from foreign nations are  short of ipyentiye genius, or the slave  under century-old hypnotic influence.  Aspen, Caroline, Silverton Fractional,  jvjohawk, International and ESznnia  Mineral Claims, situate in lb**  Nelson Mining Division of West  Kootenay. Where located: On  Deer Creek, a tributary of Sheep  .. TAKE NOTICE that I, A. H. Green;  acting as agen? for P. F. Horton, Free  Miner's Certificate No. 85981B, and  Agnes. Billings, Free Miner's Certifi-  cfite No. 85982B, intend, sixty- days  froiu-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  before the issuance of such Certificate  Improvement. "~-  Dated this 26th day of February*  1917. A. H. GREEN.  gP^agiS'  Food supply  %mJP  %*^Mm    \*t*  AM assured that  my people will respond to every call  necessary to the success oj our cause���������with  the same indomitable  ardour and devotion  that have filled me with  pride and gratitude  since the war began.'"  His Majhstv-SIkg  \  L&f's Wave TSiSs  sort that the difficulty will be over-  a business footing,  come, what straws there are afloat  to the breeze go  to  show that the  wind seems  to   be  blowing   in the  right direction already.  Don't worry about the embargo  unduly. Watch the pruning and  spraying more carefully than you  ever did before, and do not overlook' the vegetable crop. - Those in  ������������������barge of tlit marketing problem  can be relied upon to look after  that end of the game. As yet wc  have not lost eontidenco in the  Canadian people to see to it that  t he Canadian apple gets a somewhat  kindly reception if things turn out  even half aR bad ns some of the  pessimists would have ns believe  ihey will.  tmSmMfsi iintj SjtiitW  About the timliest address���������ho  tar uh this part of B.C. i������ directly  eoncerned���������that has been mado at  the present Hcamoa of the provincial legislature, was deliverer! one  day !.tr.t werU by .!. IT. Hr.rml.eld,  M.I*.P. for Trail, and the former  ���������eprcMentiitive for tlu* Valley when  ii wan part of the old Ymir riding.  Any iniHuppiebeimion that may  hitherto have existed an to Mr.  .Scholield'-i ability and courage to  get. up and have bin nay along vvith  the other four* dozen   lawmaker.*-at  v jei.oi ih,   ban    now    i'eiiii   <iin|xiiimi,  IV,r Jm* it Miid for ������ur former glad  hand representative that hin upeeeh  not. only rendu well, but it hIko  dealt with very preiiMing qtneMtioipt  of ine nny, und <>n one o������ mem, ine  Many of our lady readers will be  interested iu a letter from Mrs.  Downs, which appears elsewhere in  this issue, suggesting the formation of a Women's Non-Parlizan  Political Club, or association, or  anything else it may be decided to  call it.  The move ia in the right direction, The objeot of tho organization is not that the members pledge  themselves to vote for any particular candidate or measure that the  majority or any number of tho  members may think advisable, but  rather the ladies are to got together regularly to hoar speakers  from all the parties and to discuss  among themselves the questions of  the day to the end that having  obtained all tho information available ou public questions and  political parties' policies thoy may  he the better ennbled to more in-  toligontly mark their ballots when  polling (lays come around.  While   the   average   Canadian-  horn woman has political   viows of  a sort,  their  ciiho  is  not  quite so  hopeless as the   men,   the  most  of  which latter imy* pretty    well set in  their ways,  and   only  in   times of  uiriniM nan   be   budged   from  vot/ing  the same ticket an  did their father  land grandfather before them    and  I then only in limited numbers.  I     If  the   ladich   hope  to    be  the  i >euveu mat will   eventually   leaven  ���������  UR soldiersjnust be fed; the people at  home must.be fed. And���������in spite of  Germany's murderous campaign to  cut off the Allies' Food supply, by sinking  every ship on the High Seas���������aii ample and  unfailing flow of food to England-and  France must be maintained.  This is National Service���������  Not to the Farmer only���������  But to YOU���������to everybody���������  This appeal is  WE must unite as a Nation to SERVE  ���������to SAVEand to PRODUCE. Men,  somen and children; thc young, the middle  ged and the old���������all can help in the  Nation's Army of Production.  EVERY pound of  FOOD  raided, helps  reduce the cost of living  and adds to  the Food Supply for Overseas.  For information on any subject relating  to lhe Farm and Garden, write:  INFORMATION BUREAU  Department of Agriculture  OTTAWA  directed  PLANT a garden���������small or large.  Utilize  your own  back yard.     Cultivate the  vacant lots.    Make them all yield food.  WOMEN of towns can find no better  or more important outlet for their  energies than in cultivating a vegetable  garden.  Be patriotic in act as  ��������� ������������������^������?l     -of***  **  n  milOVLQiil*  Uae every means available--  Overlook nothing.  ri  !Oi\  Dominion  Department of Agriculture  OTTAWA, CANADA.  MARTIN  BURRELL. Minister.  ������ni'im* Wrttjwi********,***''*** *  mmmm  ���������MMM  rw������  tamm  ���������*��������� THE  CKESTOM  REVIEW  I  I CTTCO<> Tn Tgir rhiT/in  Kditob Review:  Sir,���������May f, through the medium  of your paper, urge the wonie'ra- of  Oreston valley to form themselves  into a Non-Partizan Political Club,  where we can meet and discuss tbe  questions of the day us they come up,  and haye, whenever the opportunity  offers, speakers from both sides to tell  us their views or principles.  If the women are going to "take  sides" then I think the whole object  of giving the Women vthe vote will be  lost, because this privilege of voting  has come, as a great surpriss to most  women, has found them unprepared,  aud very ignorant on the subject of  politics generally and the different  platforms in particular.  There are so many questions of  vital importance to women that need  remedying, and if the women of  Canada will but stand shoulder to  shoulder there is no measure they cannot get through the legislature. If  ��������� they divide into"partks" then the old  state of thiugs will prevail and we  ean do nothing.  One of our biggest,grievances in the  past was thut we were bracketed with  ���������idiots, -lunatics and irresponsible  persons" and if the women vote as  their men folk tell them to���������as I have  heard many of them sneeringly remark���������if they don't use their brains  to think out and understand for  themselves and vote accordingly, then  they deserve to be bracketed with  "idiots, lunatics and irresponsible  persons.  I think the women will do well to  study provincial politics first before  taekling Imperial affairs. Let us  know what we are doing and not act  and know as little as the average man,  Our aim should be of the highest, free  from bigotry and narrowness. The  fundamental"principles of Right never  vary in any christian countries���������we  are out for right whatever name the  men may call it; it is up to us to insist on it, but it can only be done by  standing united.  Never let us forget we haye won  this vote on what our fellow sisters  have done in Europe since the war*  broke out. We have proved to the  world, through them, what we can do  when the need arises.  I shall be glad to have suggestions  about this Non-Partizan Club? It  would be run on the same principles  as the "W omen's institute���������a small fee  per annum from each member to pay  the rent of a meeting place, and .any  incidental expenses. Thanking vou,  Mr. Editor, for space.  ADA DOWNS.  NEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co. of  Canada, Limited  OPPIGE,   SMELTING   AND   REFINING   DEPARTMENT  TRAIL. -       -       - BRITISH COLUMBIA',  SMELTERS AND REFINERS  PURCHASERS GP  GOLD,   SILVER. COPPER. Li-AD AND ZINC ORES  TRAIL BRAND PIG LEAD. BLUESTONE, SPELTER <&  GOPPER  SB-BBS  nsfer, Ovary and Feed Sta  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  "Coal and Wood For Sale.  Sirdar Ave.  FHE CANADIAN BANK  UF COMMESC  SIR EDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LL.D.. D.G.L., President  JOHN AIRD, General Manager. h. V. V. J ONUS, Ass't Gcjccr:.! Manager  mAfttIL, $15,000,000    .RESERVE RiD: $13,500,000  FARMERS' BUSINESS  The Canadian Bank ot Commerce extends to Farmers every  facility lor the transaction* of their banking business, including  tiie discount and collection of sales notes.    Blank sales notes  ���������.re supplied free of charge on application. ss-i  0. G. BENNETT  VTanager Creston Branch  Baled clover hay is $25 a ton at  Greenwood. '**'���������  Sandon people claim the snowfall at  that point is heavier this winter than  last.    .  Nelson hospital treated 645 patients  last year at an average daily cost of  $1.67.  ���������-nu-i    .-������...,.���������  ������..u:.   ..,,1 i   i :u: .x.  x.xxx.     itiZtn,      ^>!A</liJ^     ������LUUW1    UMIll&lllg    tt.it  Silverton will be ready for occupation  in May.  There are now 526 pupils enrolled at  Trail school. A year ago there were  but 364.  Until the coke situation improves  the smelter at Trail will refuse to treat  gold-copper ore.  Grand Forks council is getting the-  city's 1917 lumber supply at $14.50 pet-  thousand feet.  A new $25,000 opera house is to be  built at Trail, and will be open for  business by June.  The mine employees at Phoenix  whacked up over $23,000 for patriotic  purposes last year.  The abundant snowfall has "made  Grand Forks ranchers very optimistic  as to the 1617 crop.  The water in Kootenay Lake at Nelson is the lowest it has been at. this  time of year since 1905.  The horse stage between Greenwood  and Midway is no more. An auto  stage is now on the job.  F. E. Dockerill of Trail, for years  registrar of voters for Ymir riding,  has resigned that office.  Two carloads of milch cows were  due to reach Cranbrook last week-for  farmers ou St. Mary prairie.  Cranbrook farmers' institute wants  an inspector of potatoes appointed to  inspect all spuds shipped east.  Kaslo board of trade wants the  waggon road between that town and  Ainsworth completed forthwith.  It is stated that the clearing out of  slides on the Lardo branch cost ffre  C.P.R. $1300 after the last big snow  storm.  Penticton council has 31 applica-  tions-for the job of night constable���������  practically all of them from nonresidents.  Rev. Hi lias Wright, the newly-inducted Presbyterian -pastor at Cranbrook, is a genuine |born-in-Scotland  Scotchman/   '���������-^'���������"     ������������������"**"-'  Many of the Fort Steele Indians  have applied for places on the Indian  battalion.that will be raised in Western Canada.  Kaslo has eight licensed bartenders.  They are a'very law-obsering lot, too,  as there was only one violation of the  Liquor Act in 1916. .  Mrs. J. L. Bush, a~Bonners Ferry  rancher lost five head of cattle la**t  week. The animals had been feeding  on rusted wheat straw.  Nakusp last year shipped 272 cars  lumber, 194 cais telegraph poles. 19  cars fence posts, 16 cars shingles, live  cars cord wood and three cars of slabs.  A petition asking for the creel ion of  a new school building at New Denver  was circulated this week and obtained  an overwhelming majority of signatures.  At an  expenditure of $60,000 Penticton   electric  light plant could   be  put in shape   to  meet future require  ments   and   also   provide   a   24-hour  service.  Nakusp wants the attorney-general  to station another provincial constable  in that town, appoint some small  debts courts judges and give two ait-  tings a yoar of tlio county court.  Cranbrook dependants on the Patriotic Fund received $639 in February.  Cranbrook farmers' institute and  board of trade had R. E. Beattie off to  Victoria last week to obtain government assistance to erect a flour mill in  that city.  Last year Penticton contributed  $5,000 towards the Patriotic Fund,  the per capita for the municipality  being less than two dollars. Last year  Hedley gave at .the rate of $22 per  inhabitant.  Kaslo Kootenaian: The placing of  a gasoline wood sawbuck iu commission early this week, for the cutting  up of local eordwood supplies, has put  a kink in the chinks who earn their  rice rations by means of using a crosscut saw.  ���������'.S'Tv^**-^!  Jgffigi*--ri^  n^^  i    ^ ' 3  HOSE WHO, FROM TIME TO TIME, HAVE FUNDS REQUIRING  INVESTMENT MAY PUHCHASE  AT PAR  DOMINION OF CANADA DEBENTURE STOCK  IN  SUMS Of $800 OR  ANY  MULTIPLE THEREOF.  Avchnnrtn  tho dato  of  Principal repayable* 1������t Octobor, 1919.  Intnrnnt nnvahln hnlf-yonrly, 1������t April nnd 1������t October by ������ho������y.in (fr������o of  any chartorod Bank in Canada) at tho rato of flvo par (Mint por annum from  purchase.  Holdoro of this otock will havo tho privllooe of aurrondorintj at par and accrued intoroat,  as tho oquivalont of cash, in payment of any allotment mado undor any futuro war loan iunuo  in Canada othor than an lirnuo of Troanury Bill* or othor llko ������hort dato naourity.  Proooode of this stock aro for war purpoooa only.  ' A commisalon of ono-quartor of ono por cont will bo allowod to rocoonizod  stock brokoro on allotments mado In roapoct of application������ for thia atock which  ���������slump.  For application forms apply to tho Deputy Mlnbtflf of Rmrn<������, Ottawa,  bond and  boar thoir  DErAirmeNt w h-inahoc Ottawa.  Ot7iOiii.il T%U, "CjC,  0  district,  and measured by other districts I had the pleasure of surveyingp  the Creston Valley .stands away, above-:  thetn all. .. .    ,        _  Should any Crestonite, at times get  discouraged let him take a trip-:  through some other districts and he  will return cured. The possibilities of  the Valley are immense, and there is  nothing to keep it'.from becoming one  of the leading fruit centres of the  province or, for that matter, of the -  Northwest.  Although apples may be taken as  the staple crop the industry does not  :  stop here by any means,  and I hope'  to ^OU^ll C*i ���������^*S Oth*3** "isSHOS   lS.t*3S* Oii. A  The data I have by me regarding the  various ranches must not be taken as  complete, but only of -a general  natui-e. Full reports were returned-;.;  to tbe government and will, no doubt,  appear later, compiled in bulletin  form. Jos. Heath.  At the annual meeting of Creston  Fruit Growers Union, Limited, one of  our worthy champions, Mr. James  Compton, told ..us of a word battle he  had at the convention of the B.C.  Fruit Growers Association with an  Okanagan grower.  ' The latter, it seems, was claiming  for his territoery���������and rightly so���������  the honor of being the biggest producing centre of the province, 'but  when it came to the question of  financing the fruit advertising scheme  Mr. Compton had something to say.  Well, we know what he is like when  he gets going, and we .can imagine  the feeling of his opponent by the  time he -was through with him.  It set nie thinking as to how long  the Okanagan would take the lead,  and whether in the not-distant future  the Creston Valley would be rapidly  overhauling it. It is quite possible,  and probable, that such may be the  case.  Some of us have recollections of the  first whole car of apples sent out of  the district, and we thought we had  accomplished a. great thing; That was  about four or five years--ago. Last  season's apple crop must have been  in the neighborhood of 50 cars, and  this crop was below ihe normal 60 percent. This, of course, was due to  disastrous climatic conditions prevalent throughout the entire North  west. Z  Thousands of young trees are coming into bearing every year and it  will not be long before we reach the  300 car mark���������soonerjn fact than most  people think. From the 300- to the  500 car mark will not be a very big  step at the rate of production at this  stage, and then the 1000 car mark  looms into view, y  In the interval between the present,  and the latter stage much has to be  done to put the district on a sound  commercial basis, and it behooves  eveiy rancher to work along lines  that will tend not only to individual,  but to mutual interest as well, but of  this more anon.  "It's an ill wind that blows no one  any good," is an old adage, and it was  verified once more in the partial  crop failure of last season. ��������� Scab was  very prevalent and many ranchers  were fighting it not at all, or only in  a half ���������hearted manner. The consequence was a lot of unmarketable  fruit.  Had things been more propitious  and the big drop had not occurred  those who did not effectively spray  would have had a serious strain put  upon the trees insomuch as the building up of fruit bud for the coming  year would have been an impossibility,  for everything pointed ut the beginning of the season to a bumper yield.  So then let us realize a small crop of  inferior fruit is better than a full crop  of same.  And then as to scab control. It is  very gratifying to see the manner in  which ranchers are awakening to the  fact that they must thoroughly spray  to effect a cure. The Government  experimental plot at Stocks & .lack-  son's ranch, also the determined and  successful efforts of these and a few  other growers in the Valley to overcome the pest did an enormous a-  mount of good, instilling hope when  despair Hoomed deeply rooted amongst  the majority of growers.  Bnt this terror is now a thing of the  past. Orchardists now realize that by  putting their shoulder to the wheol  they will be victors' And yet, after  all ia said and dono, the remedy is  oxponsive. Yot, even so, it is tho  only moans by which thb grower can  como out on the right side. Neglect  your orchards in this respect and you  spell financial failurt. Got down to  work with a will and you will produce  apples at a profit.  Of course research work should not  stop here and 1 feel confident that in  ther near future improved methods for  fighting fungoid pestu will come to  light, and the laborious method* now  ill vogue will be rendered obsolete.  Spraying, then, a������ now wo have it  j must be  the stepping stone to snmc-  jibing   hotter,   anil   until  thnt v.r.n.r-  thing* turns up we must prosecute it  for all It ih worth.    It I.** quite possible  that by thorough spraying throughout  , the Valley annually scab might in the  I oourHo of four or live posas no practl-  ! cully eliminated.  i. Tho pent is puniHltic only to  'ximacconH fruits, and as none of these  ih   indigenous   to   the    district,    hoht  plants are only afforded  by the eulti-  ��������� - --- -���������-������.."   ,.,i ���������������������..,.  ij.. . j , ....  Varieties  ������* t, tl <Y  Oninmuuit'i   the commercial  of applet- and pearw.  Uucli,   then,   wcio    tin*   condition**  i under which the liUGsiiryoy w������.h made  : an j'l-ir���������-.*.'(.a  crop.   To lionm it   might  < broad   view   1   onfaliicd  "more   than  HatiMtiwl nu* mi to thi* future of tin*  In addition to improving appearances Paint is also a good  investment in that it helps  materially to lengthen the life  of-most anything it is put on���������  provided always 'hat paints of  lasting color and haye staying  qualities a>-e used. For any  and all purposes there are none  bettea than the lines we are  handling. Here are a few of -  them :  Bapco House Paint  all colors.  Varnish Stains  all colors.  Interior and Floor Paints  and Varnishes  Vitralite Enamel  has  no equal for brightening  up woodwork or ironwork.  Buggy & Wagon Paints  A full range of colors in well-  known brands.  Harness & Separator Oils  Soon   be" needing   these.      If  . good goods and close price are  of interest, see us before buying elsewhere.  CRESTON  ���������AAnmm  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon|Territory, tbcNorth-  Wcst 'Vniii'tlories and iu a portion of  the Provinceof British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for a further term of .  21 yours ut anamiuui.roi7.tul of $1 an  aero. Not more than 2.500 acres will  be leased to ono applicant.  Application foi a louse must be made i  by the applicant in person to tho Agenl  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for aro situated.  Tn surveyed territory the ktr.d rr.;;:*;'.  bo described by soctions, or legal subdivisions oj flections, and in unsurvoy-  ed territory tho tract applied for shall  bo staked out by the applicant himself  Each application must bo accompanied by a fee of $K which will be refunded if the rights applied for are nol  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  bIwiII be paid on the merchantable output of tho mine at the rato of live cent v.  per ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish tho Agent with sworn re turn i-  accounting tor the lull quantity ol  merchantable coal mined and pay tin  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  rights are not being operated, snob  returns should be furnished at least  onco a year.  The Jcuhc will Include the ooal mining rights only, riiNciiidcd by Chap.  27 of 4-5 George V, usiiontcd to li!tl.  .Tune, IM-t.  For full liifoiiiiitt'i.ii iM.nlu-i.iw>!>  Hhould be made to the Hocroti'Vv of the  Department, of flu Interior, Ottawa,  or to any a gout or Hub-Agent of  Dominion Lands.  Vv. W. CORY, Deputy Minuter  N.Tt.-- |T������|,t������ltl|/,������*|''ef| nilWIonl Ittmt ttt ' I.J.  advertisement -will "not be paid for.  l^ii  ���������������������������A-i-AiiVS  ���������A.' -,<,>���������  '���������'PHi  ?M  \ 'Ari  a1'  A I  >,M &$&������������������������������������  mSCE EEVISW, CB3SSTON. JR 0L)  -<*M-'  ���������SSitsv  *WM\r  ar.3x.\  m  Iir  mm-  m-  W&f-  ils  ||g|:  m  P|v  pi:-  Hit  nil'-  tern-  fe'1  iii-  W0'  Pi;  jlP':  H  1  It-'  *y$-  IP?  b������& ���������  Sir:  i  i.  in-:  $&.  f**V  m  te'  M  Jl  m.  ��������� tr*-  b  It  1  If;  ft  m  I  I  To heal sores, does not mean to  heal over the outer skin, only to  Sia-ve the sores break out again.  Real healing, means going to, tba  ���������root of tbe trouble aiid curing from  thc base upward. That is the way  2am-Buk heals, and that Is why  Zam-Buk cures are lasting.  Zaru-Buli, as soon as applied to  a sore, conimei������ce3 three processes.  It soothes tlio'pain by drawing out  thc inflammation.. Being a strong  germicide, it thoroughly cleansers  the sore by destroying all germs;  and then by its marvellous healing  power, it promotes the growth of  ne*.v, healthy tissue. Aa the new  tissue gradually develops, it casts  oft' the old, until the diseased patch  is replaced by new, healthy flesh.  ��������� Effected by this unique method of  healing. Zam-Buk cures arc thorough and permanent. Send thia  article and Ic. stamp for return  postage, to Zam-Buk Co.. Toronto,  and we will scad you us. free trial  hox.  British Coolness in War  Portuguese Military    Attache    Pays  Tribute to Bravery of Our  Troops  The London correspondent of thc  Morning Post says that O Scculo  publishes an interview with the Portuguese Military Attache in London,  Captain Fcrreira Simas, who, at the!  invitation of the War Office, visited  the^ British icront last June.  Captain Simas notes the constant  superiority of the British- artillery  over that of the enemy, and o������ the  British aeroplanes, of which he saw  twenty together, "like a flight ot  great birds," whereas hc searched thc  heaven in vain for a  German.  "Under fire, the soldiers," hc says.  "have their hair cut, shave, wash, and  quietly read the newspapers. Some  even sleep in this infernal din. A little further on, where a horse has  been killed "by a piece of shell, two  soldiers, pipe in mouth, are camly  loading great beams, of wood. At an  artillery observation post, established  in a very dangerous position in front  oi heavy batteries, two artillery officers are making their observations  and transmitting them by telephone.  A third, off duty, a lieutenant of  about twenty, was engrossed iit an  English   novel.     Everything  goes   ou  i ������i.    *.i^    ^iv^jvji    ..uu.,,    fc-.o������    .,    ,x    ww*C    a.  matter of some great manoeuvres.  The wounded come from the trenches without a ery of pain or complaint.  \ever have I seen such indifference  towards death, such gaiety in the  | midst  oi  suffering."  2 and 5 lb. Cartons���������  10,20, 50 and 100 lb. Bags.  From **Ye Olde Sugar Loafe" of grandmother's day,,  to the sparkling "Extra Granulated" in your own cut-glass  bowl, Redpath Sugar has appeared three times daily, for over  half a century, on thousands of Canadian fables.  "Let Redpath Sweeten it.3"  [ade in one grade only   the highest!  ?  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Ci-SSS  tmir.- O b.jvs<s?-x;SD U*si������jiSi.o  *-<>xt>cv������  Sn������i.  ���������Jk   <.i������ e--:������3Eiir������sT������LE.;s..< ='-o������������of   cast  ro ta*S  S������.Ft  AH 9  8S������    Irt.Ai    ]������VS������    ������.-.<<.���������������.SO   v.-_.,<D      VB6.KAHO.N     IS   OS  jTORMY weather  HARD ON BABY  Manitoba Seed Exchange  A seed Exchange Bureau was organized a short time ago by the Field  Husbandry ^Department of Manitoba  Agricultural College, witlf the idea of  accepting samples of seed representative of lots that farmers won" have  for sale, and, after testing and examining them for germination and purity, file them for rcfrencc and supply  to any subsequent enquirer information as to thc names and addresses of  farmers holding such seed for sale.  \ lar������e response has been i-iide, and  Trying to Smooth It Over  Judge���������You are accused of assaulting your husband.  Defendant���������I admit hitting him  your honor, but the weapon I used  proves that I did it more in sorrow  than in anger.  Judge���������What*did you hit him with?  Defendant���������A  sad iron,  your hon- -  or. /  HHHEBHi  or stuttertnfi overcome positively. Our  satural methods permanently restore  natural speech. Graduate pupils every  Wiiere.   Free advice and literature.  THE ARNOTT INSTITUTE  KITCHENER,      -      CANADA  rr^ra  <������ ���������������   -      ������ -i  *"   w~������'������>Jii, ��������� 1 ��������� i������^ * =-i,C^3-.' Z ���������t^V.^mWAr  TH������KAPiON  hich  .���������--.,-.-1  BOOK   OX  ^fDOii   i/iSlii-V-SESj  I   And How to Feed   j  Am3rfea*s  i'  re*  to  any  Eddress t>y  stormy, blustery weather  we have during February and  -larch is extremely hard on children.  v..*.*millions make it necessary for the  mother to keep them in the house.  They are often confined to overheated, badly ventilated rooms and catch  colds which ruck their whoic system. To guard against this a box of  Baby's Own Tablets should be kept  in  the house and an occasional dose  Fionesr     ������   H.CLAY GLOVER CO,, Inc.     j given  the baby  to keep  his stomach  Do- Remedies 1 IIS West SIstS'-reet.Ne'w Yoj-kj j ai*d  bowels  working regularly.    This  I will not fail to break up colds and  ) keep the health of the baby in good  : condition till the brighter days come  along. The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents  a box irom The Dr. William? Medicine Co.,  BroekviUe, Ont.  The Soul of a  Piano is the  Actio d.    Insist on the  Clio Fke! Piano Action  A Foe to Asthma.    Give Asthma  half a chance and it gains ground rapidly.    But give    it  repeated    treatments of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma  the  college   is  now   ready   to  supplv   Remedy and it  will  fall  back    even  lists of growers of good ou.ility seed,   faster.    There is  no  half  wav  Minard's Liniment Cures  Cows.  qu.iUty  Garget in  Not Wanted  Clerk���������These goods are strictly  hand-made, madam.  Customer���������Oh, 1 don't want anything that's been pawed over. It's so  urrsanitary.  Bertie (whose motor had broken  down and who is compelled to ride in  a trolley)���������"Bah Jove! I had ho idea  these prffairs were so popular!"  faster. There is no half way measure about this remedy It goes right  to work and drives asthma out. It  reaches the inmost breathing passages and leaves no place for the  trouble to lurk. Have it by you for  ready use.  "So Peggy's grown up and got  married? What a romantic child  she was and how ������hc used to talk  about marrying a title."  "Well, she did."  "You don't mean it? What is she.  now, a countess or-a duchess?"  "Neither; she's a coal-baroness.''  His Second Childhood  "The  idea of  hcr marying  a  maa  in the evening bf life like old Grum-  Icy."  "The evening of lifer    He's further  along than  that;   I  should say early  in thc next morning."  No one need endure tlic agony of  corns with Holloway's Corn Cure at  hand to remove thenft-  The Wrong Man  The citizen gazed helplessly at lite  piles of drifted--"snow that lay on the  sidewalk in front of his home.  "What would you take to clean this  walk?" he asked the first man .who  came along.  "A shovel, mister," responded thc  fellow as Im plodded on his way.  ���������������  indicate buoyant health. When  the eyes are dull, liver and bowels need regulating. Quickly  restore healthy conditions with  a dose or two���������in time���������of  tarccr.t Sale of Any Medicine in tha World,  Sold everywhere.   In boxes. 25c.  COCK'S  CMiON   ROOT   COMPOUND  A icfc, tellable regutallnt nxeji.  cine. Sold in t'ircc degrees ol  strtnetli. No. 1. $1; No. 2. J3;  No. 3, $5 per box. Sold by oil  dmcslHts.- or sent prepaid iu  plain paekac* on receipt ol  price. I'rec pnmphlet. A.ddrcna  THK COOK MEDICINE CO.  Toronto, Otii. (Formerly iVlrutmrJ  He Couldn't Relieve It  "We -were told you could not  fight," said the German waiter, "but  it was very otherwise. I never would  have believed that you English could  have done it." With English read all  the rest���������Scotland, Ireland and  Wales; Canada and Newfoundland;  Australia, New Zealand, South Africa nnd smaller contingents from the  odd nooks and corners of this Empire not forgetting many a young  American citizen who has "violated  neutrality" iu a sense that sings to  the soul by sharing; battle and death  with us in thc right cause and the  strongest uprising of free men that  war has known.���������London Observer.  ff 10SSES SURELY PREVENTED  %i by CUTTER'S BLACKLEQ PILLS  ~J a  l.owprlctd, ^**t**.  irc.h.   relutitc .  p rclerrcl ly  vintcrn    twj;.k.  men.     tM"fausc tliey  protect where other  y������ ... .   .   .       vaccines  fall.  r     Write for !>pc!;l������t ami l-stlmonlok.  to-iJtJtB pkb.ciact-r������*5r-i*fs, si.co  SO-ilau iii.*. BiocKlBE Pills, $4.0(1  Vft -xt: >- fnit-. tor, l.-jt Cutter' -;:.Irciji!e,i,a:v!r.fr&nE:Mt.  The siipMiuiltvrl Cutter pro'iints is due to over 15  yejn of fi|.r<'Ullzfnv! in VAv''!NKS A'SU SURUMA  ONLY. iNStliT ON CUTTMVi). If UUobUlnaW*.  order direct.  The Cuttar Lafcorstary, ScrkaJey. Cs.lfciTlfl  4T  She Had  lalith-   U.ivt   you ever    done    any  deep-sea  fi.ihinij?  Kthi-1-   \\ ill,  I  hiv-une engaged on  an en'' -hi liner,  Minnrd'ii Liniment Curea Distemper.  The Breaking Dawn  \\'' !"K f<M'u:;rrl wiih hope ucros*"  llu iiutiu'j-lia.i future of trial, of snf-  ferinu'. <u 1..*������..:.���������. whieh must still for  T- v.'ai! -."���������i-.uv, t'_j\\ ardv the edifice  of ftuiin- international peace and  frc'dotn, win.si- (iiitliiKti at last shine  liriulit and d< finite through the  lnial . -jf ih-   1 ii i alviui', di.vvii. -London  "Hey, wit-it did you go and sell  them apples fcr?"  "Ain't they for sale?"  "No.. Them was the samples we  takc out to our automobile <-ti=tom-  er*-."���������Columbus  Citizen.  Thc Nova Scotia "Lumber King"  says:  "I consider MINARD'S LINIMENT thc best LINIMENT in   use.  I got my foot: badly jammed  laately. I bathed it well with MINARD'S LINIMENT and it was as  well ns ever next day. *'  Yours very truly  t. <;. Mcmullen,  A nursing Lottie advertisement  concludes with the words: "When the.  baby is done drinking it must be unscrewed and laid in a cool place under a tap. If the baby .Iocs not  th rive on fresh milk it should be  boiled."  1.  3.  It manufactures the bile essential! in the  process of digestion.  The starch and sugars derived from the  food are stored in the liver and sent to  the tissues as needed-  It detects and destroys poisons*  A Purely Vegetable Pill.-  ingredients of J'.innelee'.s  .1 1. M.   _.  .J.I.JJ.JV. JAUJJ,  ���������The chief  Vegetable  sedative and purgative, but perfectly  harmless in their action. They cleanse  and purify and have a most healtttil  effect upon the secretions oi thc digestive organ.**. Thc dyspeptic and  all who suffer from liver and kidney  ailments will find in these pills the  most <lii:ctii/������: ineilieiiH! in coiirou-  trated form that ha*, yet bent offered  tc tlu:  suffering.  Dire Results of  Overeating  From the standpoint of  health man's cardinal sin  is overeating.  The digestive system can  look after a certain amount  of food, but when continually crowded the food mass  iu delayed in the alimentary  canal and what is not digested ferments.  In other words, this food  spoils or rots, and poisonous baoteria are given off,  It is the duty of the liver  ta destroy these poisons. It  uaunllv succeeds, but. after  a time it tiros, increases in  size from overwork, aud  finally fails,  What Failure of  the Liver means  The poisons then hurry  through the liver and into  other organs or tissues.  Then you havo torpid  liver,    indigestion,    head.  aches, bad breath, bilious  spells and irregular action  of the bowels.  This condition is described as auto-intoxication, or  self .poisoning by food.  Cirrhosis of the liver follows. Complications eet in,  Bright *s disea.se, hardening  of the arteries, apoplexy  are natural developments.  But theso conditions do  not come on you suddenly,  You have months or years  of warning,  How to Get thfc  Lhrer Right  Tho thing to do is to keep  tho liver active and the  bowels regular by uso of  mioh treatment as Dr,  Chase's Kidney-liver Pills,  and you Vwill thon run no  risk of suoh serious dovol-  opmontn.  This medicine acts di.  reotly and. specifically on  the   liver.     By   promptly  awakening the sluggish  action of this all-important  organ a good flow of bile  8s ensured. This is poured  into the intestines, where it  ������ct3 as Nature's cathartio  in keeping tho bowels  regular.  Prevent Host of"  Ills  .Such a multitude of ills  arise from sluggish action  of thc liver, kidneys and  bowels that Dr. Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills are considered a household necessity wherever their merit*  &ro fciown.  By oli means regoiafo  your diet to your needs.  Thon remember thai  when your liver doei get  wrong and threatens to up-  ���������ant the whole digestive ������y������-  tem Dr. Chase's Kidney-  Isivw PiUs wIU afford quick  relief and prevent all sori*  ous complications.  One pill a dose. 25 cent*  a box.  Wlfen Your Eyes Ncca Care  U������.-Mij*-|r.i*-frar.M...il,.',,,,. N������.'.n./trl |,,K- k������ ���������*���������]*  no*- An., vn.rhlv.    'i',-,. 11  r,.r lt,.,|   Wi-iiU  W<������r������ Ky. ������������,n,| Onm.iliil.'.l ti'.-li,!...  MtirliinUl  ������Olll|.<Ml|.<lr.l t-i ������.,.)��������� 0,,,|i,Jt.. I...I It. "I'j.tJ'llt  KrV. '.,#'"' l '"**" ������" >������������������!< ������*-'..  fill J'llVt.l.-lutIM*  rru.'iiip tur i.,arM- >,������������������,������������������. k���������w .l.-,il..,������t.',| t,>  Mu'tiw ������������������������������������'-'������������������-"���������'-���������'���������l- *.*.>' .*-������������������ ������������������������*������*������'��������������������������������� nt <.<>������ iutr  X.C txi  1 U 1.11.* ij.jjI  i,,.i,l   |,v IhttKKM't nt CjUo pi,  UIUI Vi.'.      Wlllr  ft,;-  |������������������,|.  ,,,  ,,,,.   ,���������..,.   ,.... A  Murin* ty* ttntnndv UoniOM'iy   OI'ic������H(0. A������iw*  F'wrr Jnp Dlvorrev.  Half of the population' of Japan i.������;  from ..'0 to 65 year* old, and tine-third  of the entire population i.s married.  The ratio of divorce- for every 1,000  population Ii;i*j fh-crrascji in tin- last  ('.(���������iieralion from nearly J to 1 1-1; hut  even at pre; nil il i-; ,t source of deep  anxiety ou the pan ()f ||,(; uutnarricd  statislieiaus. - tlliiistiau   Herald.  W.      N.  U.      111'  "Why didn't Kaatus marry dat  Coopah i.'iri?** "Oli, -.In- done flunk  at d<- la it m'ninl'-. wouldn't It-i.tl him  + dollai  foli t" |.;it di- liccnm   wif."  ��������� H  I  , ^������jt^#**j^wV^^������W^ftrw^ VjOTiWij,:: -.vr vrrzz  piiiili  *i|&gS*'|yiai^������g������f'?^ i i. i ��������� 7ffi,,fri|������^|jjjfe^^  v-lli; ^-^v^v^^  5CH3S KEVEEW. CKESTOX.-B^'GL'  m      ���������  N  %S%f^���������x������iiWyWf������Jg.  *fhe Mendzrtg  TAI7 PT$V\r*t nfifriiM i<n������  WORLD  HAS  EVER SEEN  Britain  Accomplished  in  Thirty Months What.Took Germany  Thirty Years To Do, and Without Previ6us Preparation has  Done It More Thoroughly and on a Vaster Scale  Electricity  From Sunlig  Many Scientists are .Working on 7?his  Interesting Problem  W  scientists thc  ,*orld over have for years worked on  no new idea.  this fascinating problem.    You know  at right angles at all times to the  sun's rays."  The light strikes the. outer plate,  which, has previously been oxidized,  but the inner plate remains in darkness and behaves like the zinc plate  of an  ordinary battery.  A cell 3x4 indie's gives  Women t������ Marry by Proxy  Australian Women Arc Not Going to  Take Any Chances  Premier  Hughes  has   introduced  a  bill   in   the   Federal   Parliament       of  ...     -~ ������+... ~���������. x..~..^ a.������wo 1-10 of    a '��������� Australia making provision    for wo-i  Harnessing the energy of sunlight | y0*jt unci aDOiit 1-2,000'of an ampere; men domiciled in Australia to marry  in sunlight. If severed ceils be connected in series the voltage increases;  if several be connected in multiple  th  that on a clear, sunshiny day thc  sun's rays beat down upon every  square inch of your head with enough  energy to light a one-candle power  nitrogen-filled tungsten lamp. This  is equivalent to .167 horse-power, or  124.58 watts per square foot per minute. And we arc making no use of  this energy.  lt has been discovered that sunlight beating upon copper starts a  current of electricity. Just how* it  does it is a mystery, but during som,e  experiments in Florida, Theodore VV.  Case has succeeded in building cells  which harness this electricity and  from which thc current can be conducted to storage batteries. In describing this unique apparatus the  -** Electrical  Experimenter says:  "Imagine a solar generator resembling a miniature hot bed, like those  you sprout plants in, placed on your '  roof or in your back yard, and under  the glass, instead of dirt, a series of  electrolytic cells, tho whole machine i  arranged to revolve slowly as to bc |  amperage  increases.  WIFE FiriOS BELIEF, TOO!  ���������Laciuito   Mills,   P.Q.     .  "I was troubled for many years  ���������with Kidney Disease, and a friend,  told me to take GIN PILLS.  After taking a Sew boxes I ���������was  greatly relieved, aad after finishing  the twelfth hox the pain completely left me. My vrifa is now using  Gin Pills and finds that she has  been greatly relieved of the pais.  a over -her kidneys. * I can safely  recommend any one Buffering from  Kidney trouble to give a fair trial  to   GIN   PILLS.  Thomas Stephenson."  All druggists sell Gin Pills at  SOe. a hox, or 6 boxes for $2.50.  Samole free if yon write to \  ���������NATIONAL *DR*C"G &  CKEMICAX.  CO.   OF  CANADA,  LIMITED  - Toronto, Ont. 67  soldiers  at the front by proxy.  The   bill  was  desired    by    several  Australian      women's      organizations  on the ground that the duration    of  the Avar  was greatly  disturbing    lhe  a normal   course, .of   engagements.       It  I was  argued  that prolonged  absences  j made  for  uncertainty,     and  that  immediate   marriage,     where       desired,  would make the position of the Woman  secure  and   entitle  hcr   to     the  usual separation allowances.  Very many hundreds    of.  Austral-  KIDNEY&  ���������  One of the most eloquent tributes  paid by a neutral  writer to the part  Great Britain is playing in the war is  contained  in   a  recent   issue   of    the  Boston News Bureau, which is reproduced in the Wall Street Journal. The  writer says that all the wonders    of  the world, ancient, or    modern    fade  when compared with what Britain is  doing today.   A commercial nation "of  not  50,000,000  people   suddenly  summoned to arms where no arms existed has produced a bigger army than  history ever before recorded, and . a  war machine    in    Europe    that    for  wealth of shell, explosive    and    war  ��������� power -is the amazement of the Germans.    Britain  has    done    in  thirty  months  what  Germany    took    thirty  years to do, and she has done it more  thoroughly and    on    a    vaster''scale.  Without an- English airplane    engine  capable  of circling  hcr  own    islands  she has vanquished the boasted    Zeppelin and is"the mistress of her own  skies.    With submarines by the hundred threatening hcr    coast defences  and  her  food  supply  she  has  swept  all oceans, bottling the German fleet,  with  the exception of an odd    raider  like the Moewe and the vessel that is  now  preying  upon   merchantmen    in  ian   soldiers  have    married     English] the South Atlantic.    She has made, as  girls  while    in    England.      A  desire    " *  was expressed also by soldiers,    who  did not    expect    to   y bc    away from  home   so  long  when     they    enlisted.  The example of the French law was  much quoted in the controversy.  "I was brought up on a farm, and  I'm  glad of it."  '"Yes?",  "You bet your life. Whenever I  think I'm working too hard I just  stop and think of thc time when I  had to get up at 4 o'clock and work  like a  slave until  dark."  the writer says, "thc English- Channel her multiple track ocean railway  to France, with no loss by Zeppelin  or submarine; fought in Africa, in the  Canal, the Dardanelles; grappled  with thc Turk and the Bulgar; changed generals and admirals in command; change'd cabinets; fed the armies of France; maintained the armies and the governments of Belgium aud Serbia, and altogether advanced three, thousand.-" million of  dollars,  or  three  times  thc    national  metal industries and transformed  them into munition plants. This is  not, as the writer says, a fight between armies; it is a struggle between nations, aud in England every  man, woman and child is devoted to  only one object, the winning of thc  War.  The -writer calls  attention "to     the  fact that this is not merely a struggle  between   the  finance,     the "metal  and the soldiers of two rival groups.  It is also a struggle for economic existence in order that the fighting forces may be increased.    Germany was  the first of the belligerents to realize  that   war  power   might   be   increased  by cutting out luxuries; but England  has grasped the fact and she is prepared  to  gq as far as  Germany    or  even farther in denying herself any-"  thing  whose;.consumption  might  delay the end of the war.    Thc British  peopie  are   organizing    in     clothing-jr--  food,  drink,   the  discarding    of    unnecessary    comforts,    increase in the  energies and hours of labor and the  mutual burdens of all forms of taxation.    And  the nation will be better  for it after thc war. As Lloyd George said, the nation has been in training.    Whatever the war debt of thc  Empire is when the fight is ovcr, it  will  be  easily  dealt  with  by  people  vvho have learned the    lessons    that  the English people are learning    and  who will not forget the lessons; yet  the writer quoted says that while the  world is coming into a new civilization, the people in the United States  appear  to   have  little  comprehension  o"f the issues and  the  economic-   results that must inevitably flow therefrom.  ������H������nnihiiiiiiii!Himiiiiiiiiiiiim  mWX *���������*������������������.  debt  lies.  the United States,  al-  Tfre Tractor ������mm  This is admittedly some considerable achievement for thc "ice-cold  haberdashers of the Thames." While  the United Slates has been trying to  find out how to makc military rifles  in quantities and has unfilled orders  for them amounting to hundreds of  millions of dollars, England has been  making rifles by the million for herself and hcr allies, cannon by the  thousand,  boots   and   coals    by    the  *S  jO-P WTxTtOttPiT  J^,acsjf*������������*|*r������if-*B  *L)-mXjrM.U.  and for every line of business.   Our books are the Standard of Quality  and used from Coast to Coast.  We Specialize on CARBON COATED or BLACK BACK  BOOKS,  ancKwhat we make are the best to be had in Canada.  Duplicate and Triplicate Separate Carbon  Leaf Books, in all sizes  Duplicate   and   Triplicate   Carbon Back  Books, in all sizes  'V  (X K. Special Triplicate Books, patented  Write us for Samples and Prices before placing your next order, or  ^ee our agent, the proprietor of this paper.  ers an  FOR ALL PURPOSES  Waxed Bread and Meat Wrappers, plain and printed. Confectionery  Wrappers. 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Machinery and Equipment for Waxing and Printing is thc most  modern and complete in Canada, and ensures you fh\st-r I ;-*<*.*-*. <������rvvlq ?mr!  prompt service, ���������*%  Appleford Counter CSieck Book Co<  LIMITED  Hamilton       *       -       Canada  Offices: Toronto, Montreal, Winnipeg, Vancouver  5jj ' million for herself and" hcr allies, and  g I what seems to the News Bureau  is writer most wonderful of all, she has  Hm I done all this, is doing1 it and is press pared to go on doing- it while ' her  ���������������' manufactui-iug, hcr trade relations  85/ :\ud hcr overseas commerce remain  SS unimpaired. She has * gabbed, hc  S says, the trade of the world, so that  H j her enemies arc struggling' on half  5 J rations, will) food, rubber and metal  ss j supplies cut off from flic outside  worJd except as now territory is taken. This combination of war and  trade achievements by (-treat Britain  was never before dreamed of. Two  years ago nobody imagined lhat the  war cost io Great .Britain would be%|  more than five or six billions; today  Slit is twice that amount, and Great  Britain is preparing to dorblc it  again.  Ivach achievement seems to be the  supreme marvel until tlic next one is  considered, but the greatest wealth  of Britain after all was in hcr nation-!  al spirit. Thc Rrilish lion was rc-  S I garded as a mere bag of trade aud a  Sj whelp of the seas before the v,ar be-  5- I gan. The Prussians could calculate  ~ J upon the wealth of Britain iu gold,  take toll of hcr guns and liur men.  Outside of her wealth and lu i* navy  she was considered of no account.  There was no way by whieh they  could calculate upon thc soul wliich  has been waked by_ the war, the News  Bureau says: "It is fighting mad today and getting madder every min-  2 j ute. Thc stigma and insults io crc-  |*S ; dit and honor from Washington only  ja : increase the resolve of her peopli* and  their faith in thc invincibility .at the  righteous cause. For this tlu.y arc  willing to pledge everything iu sacrifice for justice upon the altar <>f their  brittle fires. To what martyred souls  runs back this heritage of noble spirit only thc historians of the future  may attempt to answer. Jt is this  spirit which is the deadliest enemy  lhat Germany has to reckon \-, iih today.  lint   with  thc  spirit and v.'iili*  the  weallh that has staggered tin.    world1  Tractor Slowly Taking the Place of  Morses for all Kinds of Farm  Work v  The  tractor  can < completely    sup*  plant the horse for all work' on    the  farm only when the farmer ceases to  think of work in terms of horses and  begins to think of it in terms of en-  | gines, in the opinion of W. H. Sanders, instructor of farm motors in the  Kansas Agricultural College. If the  farmer demands it the designing- engineer will'construct engines to- do  every task which thc horse docs today.  "J������st  as   horse   power in  the past  jhas supplanted the man with the hoc,  sc in the future the tractor will supplant thc horse," says Mr. Sanders.  "It took man many years to realize  hc could greatly increase his effiici-  ency. Today few men realize tha������  thc tractor is(slowly taking the place  of the horse for all manner of farm  work. It is replacing thc horse for  thc same reason that the horse replaced thc slave���������it is more efficient."  The advent of thc tractor, believes  Mr Sanders,' means changes in the  methods of agriculture just as the  working of horses has meant changes  in methods since the work was done  by slaves. Next spring, at least three  traction companies will place upon  the market engines designed especially for the cultivation of rowed  crops. This is an indication of the  tiend of progress in thc manufacture  of tractors.  mi  No Need To Rub!  "iTT^OR stiff eoro muscles apply*  jp   Sloan's Liniment to the pain  or ache, it quickly penetrates  iiyan , -pia..-, and fi00tnes without rubbing.  lots    "'HPUt,     RhsuRjail-R-i, jioat, h,n,h.,x\������, ,.curul������i������,  s , -,. ���������  ,��������� ..  , iW .    ,        a.*  I)'     U}vvM.  |prajnB nn<i bruited ore quickly relieved by  2    I wemy-h^yoars ago the rna.-lmicry   ^ UBe>   Clconcr and more promp.lv elTcc.  S"    J'-"S'-.������<1 stamped out  the .umage ' t5ve thnn immy pia,.few ov oinlnunin, ll  a   id   many  nations and  mad,-   Mo  can-'doc* noinioiiUhe Vkinor ciofl ihe por������.  S-lm.ns   l.*i-  manv  oUirrs.     sh/.   >���������-.*���������  .I-'     The f...n'ily i,������-.i;ciaU chot in ih.ms.ii.u*  of homc.it luu n plnce for Sloan's Liniment*  S] something yet remains, ifian  <ax>\*ii-  s:jation of Untain's tremendous    output  ur  jiiUiHlio.is    is     l<  Then  Hid by  cheap  v.ulnaiue maker o( the world.  Germany loomed-as her rival,  means ol government bountie  _ , et* labor and English fire trado mIic  2 finally put many an J\iigli*.'h industry  mi I ,,iit of l>i!!;iiu-'-:i, and only iu III-* inan-  ��������������� j ufartuij' of hcr great naval runs did  J~ ��������� I'.uglaud relaiu her old supremacy,  r? | I'm tlu foundations, in metal work-  ������ I ( rs atal  lhe old factories in thi-; Iiiim-  ~    ���������-     ������������������'������������������'     V!     v.l...!!y     di.-  S3    v. li; n   llu*   wa i-   'Uonn   hurat  d ��������� ������������������ ..   .i......     'i i-  At uil drugguu. 25c. 50c. nnd $1.00.  wwmiwnMjtiinAjHijrmnnrajuuMM  a  i^iimiiii.ifii.iiimtif.imm^^  i.'Ar.r, il]..].-    . hat    j >nli:.Jl       .|>  Hi iiis h  v.i1,ilth  reared  aiuu  1 1 ':  |M',I| Il|  and   if  e, X. 1 J i i_ : I  i'u     and  b������-  '���������     old  ������r,*.<fiSte*v-f|  ���������;i-tas1vi'4>J  fill  ilill  fill  p-^M  ���������.'Ir.'.-iifK.  ArtAMs.  ppp&  -i  rAPM  "Ml  pr vi./.y&r.-  %  '.AVS������!  v'V^:'.  :-gSu  ���������.'���������'������������������������--  i  31  "I  m-  m  ���������m  '4  il p:\fj*  m  mm:  mm .  ife&ttst ��������� ���������  ll*1  |**f  hi  Si."*-*  15*5  'fi  few  eg  ^{l  A  !������n  ���������41  gts| i?  Kit!  ������i!  Bl  KIM  ���������f-si-rt  :������  hi  Rll  fl  i  1  f  |i������*  m  m  I  i  1:1 j  i  ^-mKe-BES^OH BEVIEW  psrfy for  i%#r  and   have   vour  blood  and     general     system  toned up.    You can do  this by taking  Quinine   and Iron   Tonic  or  Sarsaparilla   with   Iodide  of Potassium  This is no guesswork ;  it's an actual fact.  Creston  Phone 67  i&Book On.  CRESTON  CRESTON  Head   Offices  CALGARY;   Y\NCOU  VSR;   EOMONTO.--.  i>eaN*> in  EAT  Wholesale and  Retail  Fish.  Game,   Poultry,  and  Oy*-ters  in  Season  We  have  the goois,  aud  our pr ces are reasonable  jprayore  Made by the old reliable  Massey-Harris Go.  immi iii'tiwujiimiwn  HiBliBB  Dont    experiment   with  some cheap US. machine.  Get a .Sprayer tliat  is guaranteed by a  home concern in your  home town, that will  work when you want it.  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  I.t S. BEVAN, Mgr.  6 'HirftiiRiil  *mi       SVSEE -jtaW 15 5 53  OKAM'H  IN  Local and Personal  Bibth���������In Oeeton, on March 20fch,  to Mr. and Mrs. M. Little, a daughter.  Oreston merchants inaugurate fche  Wednesday half holiday on April 4th.  Horse Wanted���������Young animal,  weighing about 1000 or 1200 lbs. State  best price���������W. H. Kemp, Erickson.  I have seyeral tracts of orchard and  other land suitable for growing roots,  etc., for rent���������R. Lamont, Creston.  John Dunlop, the Canadian immigra  tion ageut at Eastport, Idaho, spent  a couple of days here last week, re-  UJ������j.iJilij^   UH  JcJtiuuay         --.V>..-.r^.-v.**   U'tlU  V., .mm, tm.  xtxxx,,x T ,  here for Trail early last fall", returned  to town on Wednesday. They are  taking Scottg Tod's ranch.  *  Dr. Cartwright, dentist, whom the  old timers here will remember, and  who still owns a  ranch in the Valley.  j was here frem Calgary a few days the  I latter part of the week.  j W. Logan, a former resident across  | the river, who left for the prairies a  [ few months ago. returned last week  | to get his household effects ready to  j ship to Mortlach, Sask., where tie is  j now residing.  t  I The rather long drawn out winter is  i making business rather brisk for the  ! far mors institute in the baled hay  I line.- At least two ears of it have  come  iu  a'readv   this  monthf and is  1 ,j,.*i;.������,������. ..������   c*oi   ..   f....  M llutl^   jj i   Ji.^.*i   t&   lA.������t.i.  According to the Central Committee  tentative programme the entertainment for tho soldiers uext week will  be provided by the Presbyterian  Ladies Aid, and will take the form of  a social evening of some sort.  At the rate recruits are comiug in  for the Forestry Draft the quota of  1*25 men will be reached by the end of  the week. However, until orders come  to stop recruiting Capt. Mallandaine  will sign on eill who can qualify.  P. HeVere Hunt of Caanbrook has  been added to the staff of the 107th  Regiment headquarters here, with the  position of assistant paymaster. Sergt.  Crowe, pay sergeant of the corps, is  ou a trip to Fernie this week.  Purebred Jersey Bull Calf Por Sale  ���������About seven weeks old.���������R. Lamont,  Creston.  Furnished or unfurnished house for  rent or sale.���������Apply Mrs. B. Long,  Creston.  Pte. L. Forrester of the Forestry  Draft is spending a week's leave with  friends in Nelson.  W. B. Forward left ou Monday for  Crowsnest. where he will be in charge  of the C.P.R. station for a tune.  Dan Spiers was a passenger east on  Saturday���������on a business trip to Brandon, Man., and othor prairie points.  Frank Bunce, who has been working at Pincher Creek for the past few  months, returned home on Saturday.  Milch Cows Fob Sale���������Three of  them, Holsteius, and all due to come  in in a few weeks.���������Canyon City  Lumber Co., Ci'eston.  JcLvrvtiiNw  JT������1    KCt  tpx.uts  The membership  of Creston Valley  isjjow nearing the  half-hundred mark. Eleven new  members were added to the roll as a  result of a little canvass for members  in Sirdar thn early part of the month.  Oreston merchants will inaugurate  the Wednesday half holiday beginning  I with April 4th*. The stores will close  at   1  o'cli>ck each  Wed uesday there-  j after���������except when  a statutory  holi-  i day happens to fall on some other day  i in the week.  Powell  the Magician,   who  showed  in Mercantile   Hall   on   Monday night  was greeted with a $50 house, and for  that class of show furnished  a couple  i  of hours of attractive   entertainment.  I  High class Boots and Shoes  G?**~M*il..     .,������... ft     t~ts.mr.r.t.m  mffm. ~������������,������>-        m...w.       ������������.������-... ���������  Repmrintr a Sprcinrtly  A free dance followed   with about 20  couples in evidence.  G. L. Dixon, alias J, W. Stuart, who  was nabbed here by Provincial Police  Forrester about a month ago and  turned over to the Cranbrook police,  at. which city he was wanted for  forgery, appeared before Judge Thompson ou that charge on Friday and was  sentenced to two years in the New  Westminster- penitentiary.  The Forestry Draft got anotner  likely-looking recruit on Saturday  last, when Bert Hobden, son of Mr.  and Mrs. John Hobden, passed the  medical examiner and immediately  signed on foi* overseas service. Bert  has been with the Canyon City Lumber Co iil1 winter and should he right  at home at work in  the woods.  The school hoard is still in correspondence with llu* education department  for another advance in funds, although the authorities at Victoria do  not take kindly to the idea on account  of no taxes being paid in. Unless  money comes to hand within the next  30 days there is every prospect the  school will be closed. The trustees  are not in favor of borrowing money  for the school on their own personal  security.  Ojagar Singh, a Hindu who has  been working at Canyon Oity, and  who had imbibed too freely, was  gathered in by Provincial Constable  Forrester on "Saturday night. He  was up before Magistrate Watson on  Monday on a charge of using insulting  and obscene language in a public  place, and was taxed $25 and costs or  two months iu Nelson jail with hard  labor. The lino was paid by some of  his fellow countrymen.  ,1. M. Crookston. a former teller at  tho Hank of Oommereo here, and  lately at Cranbrook and Fernie, came  in on Sunday and tho following day  qualilled for overseas service with the  Forestry Draft. In the Croston company of 107th Kootenay Regiment he  hold the rnnk of lance corporal a  couplo of years ago. Tho Bank of  Commerce leads all the financial institutions in the matter of employees  enlisted close to 700 of theni now be-  hij-,' in unifnvm.  P. It. Hope, a real old timer here,  who conducted Crestov's (Irst drugstore in the store now occupied iih a  millinery emporium by Mrs. M.  Youiik on Fourth Street, away back  in 'Oil, arrived from Bennington on  Tuesday ������iud Ni-j-iicd up with the  I'Wci'try Draft.. Paddy ban almost  two   years    overseas   service   to   his  ������.,...,*;���������' ..I,.,.i..t,t II>>     ������'|J������������t, IK'MIHH  wil ll  the' First   Canadian   Contingent    in |  \o-'umI. WIL .-������>��������������� ivloi-   back home mi  invalid the <*arlv purl of lltllt.  iww   v On    oALE-  ner setting, Purebred White Leghorns,  bred from famous Young Strain of  New York:���������W, Trovelyan, Wynndel  W. 0. Mohr of Nelson, was here the  latter part of the week en route to  Kitchener where he had designs on a  stock of poles G. A. Hunt has taken  out this winter.  James Joyce, a Flagstone B.C.  lumberman, was here the early part  of the week, on a horse buying trip.  He picked up half a dozen from Canyon City Lumber Co.  The latest local recruit to the  Forestry Draft is Pte. Charles Leamy,  who booked up on Monday. He makes  the second from the Leamy family to  sign up for service overseas.  A brand new union jack is afloat to  the breeze from the pole in front of  the Forestry Draft staff headquarters  on Fourth Street. Hitherto a flag belonging to Capt. Mallandaine has  been in the government employ in this  connection.  John Mitchell, a Cranbrook poultry-  man, who claims the East Kootenay  record for early chicks is almost two  weeks later than similar performances  at Sirdar, Canyon City and Wynndei.  At the latter place Mrs. J. J. Johnson  had an under-Biddv clutch out on  Feb. 26th.  The St. Patrick's eve dance, under  Creston band auspices, in the Auditorium, on Friday night, was very largely  attended, in fact a little too much so  for real comfortable dancing. W.  Truscott was in charge of the floor  and with excellent music by the band  and orchestra and a bountiful supply  of refreshments one. of the very best  dances of the season Is the unanimous  report of the affair.  The members of thevForestry Draft  will be guests of Creston. Women's  Institute afc a cafe, ehanfcant in Mercantile Hall to night, commencing afc  8.30. The affair is a. sort of free and  easy with refreshments served while  the musical and literary programme  is being presented���������and if music is  available possibly the affair vvill wind  up With a couple of' hours dancing.  Civiians attending 25 cenjs admission.  A decidedly interesting' challenge  shooting match is on the cards for tomorrow uight at the gallery in the  Auditorium. A dozen of the local  civilian crack shots are taking on a  similar number from the Forestry  Draft. Among the civilians are such  reliables as Jas. Stocks, Geo. Hendren, Milt Beam. Teddy Haskins, Chas.  Moore, John Hayden, etc., while the  soldier team will be headed by Capt.  Mallandaine and Lieut. Venus.  ^*g������X        MBIfl       ���������HBB       MHR*fc        J^kmmm  wL ��������� B     HUH SL ���������  m    MB!   'MM    H   ��������� ��������� *Mk  !# Is is s-J iyB  Field - Garden  Clover  Alfalfa  While the weather as yot  has not the seeding flavor to  it the authorities are agreed  that Spring is just around tho  eornei1.  Now is the time to he planning the season's operations,  and making sure of a supply of  first class Seeds.  In Field nnd Garden Soods  we are now well stocked with  Simmon!' , Ferry'n, Rennic'ti  and McKcn'/io'H. Thoso need  no introduction���������past season's  liavo proven their Hiiro and  luxuriant growth,  We have also in stock Htrict-  ly high class Clover and Alfalfa  Seed. Possibly It rnny cost a  little more than some other  kinds but on������**e you see it you  will limit its worth the i������������w  cents extra.  iH l   -9^k    AMmt   mitt *Pm\   4%   m������t*\  6J9 ������3 dd On Ho BVn Ha hh  SQ ��������� mm E9 ffvk n    E9SL .JX**. El El BS ESI  H  B Bh m0RmBnHwmhRmm 19  U      n SB ^SJwip*   x������in3 ^rnttSP E3 mt^mP ^m? 3 53  COMMENCING APRIL 4th, and until  further notice, the undersigned will close their  i-espective places of business every Wednesday  at One O'clock, Town Time.  In such weeks as a Statutory Holiday  occurs on some other day than Wednesday the  usual half holiday will not be observed.  P. BURNS & CO.  CRESTON DRUG & BOOK CO.  CRESTON MERCANTILL CO.  F. H. JACKSON  A. MANUEL  S. A. SPEERS  We have this week opened  up our new Spring Stock of  Window  Shades,  Lace  Cur-     \  i mt-ou ctuvj.- plain  effects. Curtain Poles? Brackets  &c> in Wood and Brass.  Look for prices on New  Wash Goods next week.  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