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 amm __  _i.ii_   -"hi- *< 1*m Mm  r   -c ~js=.-J*f������  rV*'"*MW?-'-J-IP*_/*P'a'^"������HS  CBESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1914  6th Year  Local and Personal  Rubbers? See Jackson's advt. on  PageS.  The flrst snow arrived this morning  -about three inches of him.  The Pj^lg^jeafifttt Ladies' Aid bazaar  will be he&������ this year on Dec. 15.  T&e Fruit Growers' Union is unloading a car of hay���������-from Olds, Alta.  Miss M= Swisses cf Sirdar- was a  guest of Miss Waddy for the Patriotic  Concert!  Mrs. Coffey pf Cranbrook, who has  .been & guest of Mrs. Geo- Johnson, returned borne Tuesday.  E. E. Cole of Lundbreck. Alt**.., who  is taking up his permanent residence  in the Valley, unloaded a car of stock  and effects this week.  H. E. R.   Bedford    Game  Warden,  .notifies that fishing in all waters closes Nov. 15th, according to a Dominion  Order-in-Cduncil issued in March last.  Methodist Church services, Sunday,  Nov. 15: Preaching 10.<J0 a.m., subject, "Efficiency." 7.30 p.m., theme,  "Mobilizing." Sunday School and  adult bible class at -11.30 a.m. A hearty  we.ee.x_e awaits you.  D. Wadds, photographer will be in  Creston several days this week, Thursday to Saturday inclusive, prepared to  do all classes of photograph work.  Wide range of samples, prices to suit  -all, satisfaction guaranteed.  The patriotic concert general committee wiU have a meeting tonight at  the Sank of Commerce to wind up  affairs in connection with both the  concert and.dance. Every member  should be on deck at 8 o'clock prompt.  Married���������At Cranbrook, by Rev,  E. P. Flewelling, on Nov. 7, Elizabeth  Beatrice Dalton of London, England,  to Faed Hilton .of Crestan.     Mr. antl  , *���������< ������������������������*-������.*������_>.-_ ��������� ������_.#*-*^"'*'-'*-_irf'J.-wJ*'*I****'-*-rf " **Bt*i -*S  Mrs. Hilton a**fved'h'Sre "on "Siiaday  and are Comfortably Settled on the  -James Attwood ranch, which they  have leased.  Capt. Forrester returned from Nelson * on Friday-last. He was in that  city when the Kootenay, volunteers  for the Second Contingent left for Victoria and states that opinion was almost unamimous that Creston's ten  volunteers created a better impression  than any of the other Kootenay units,  though Grand Forks showed up well.  ��������� The*fine old precept, **To do good  and distribute, forget not . . ��������� "." is  being worthily observed by Messrs.  Embree, Lindley, Lewis and other  members ef tno Creston Socialist Association who are quite active in forwarding supplies for relief of the needy  at Fernie, where the working class is  feeling the pinch of hard times very  severely in many instances,  company at a time when the empire is  calling for men and more men.  "In these strenuous times," to use a  "Militarism" phrase, we need a long  pull a strong pull and a pull altogether  and if "Militarism" has not sufficient  British manhood in his makeup to  help roll the old chariot- of empire  along* he should observe the gentle-  ly westers?, policy of "If you can't  boost, don't knock.  "Militarism" is one of those noxious  weeds of the life of Creston which are  best pleased when they can use the  wind of publicity to scatter the seed of  trouble broadcast over the land. The  country would be better without them  and the quickest way to bring them to  a miserable finish is to starve them to  death by refusing to print their misleading chatter.  In conclusion, permit me to express  the hope "that the departure of the.  Second Contingent, and the not-too-  lightly-to-be-considered German menace in the United States, along with  the many other advantages offering,  will attract to the Cresion company a  sufficient number of volunteers to enable the Very worthy work Capt. Mallandaine Has undertaken to he carried  on successfully.  Thanking you in anticipation of  early pulication. Youra truly,  Sirdar, Oct. 31 Britisher.  ~.-_*v _ *. * v  [Both sides of the home defence matter have been heard, and the incident  is closed���������and sealed with the seven  seals.���������Editor"!.  A Great Event  <& ���������.  While we.hav& not heard of anyone being turaea|away from Friday  night's Patriotic ^Concert it is morally certain thatYiir half a dozen  more had presented themselves at  least five or them- could not have  gained admittance so large was the  crowd���������positively high water mark  for Creston. {  And the crowd was just _ts enthu-  siastic as it was &rge, and the programme justly Warranted the applause that greeted every number.  Owing to the unavoidable absence  of C O. Rodgers at Nelson the  gathering was very ably presided  over by Capt. Mallandaine.  The hall was' gorgeouly decorated  ���������flags of every size and descrip  Gentlemen, We Thank Youi  LETTERS TO THE EDiTQR  Scores ''Militarism"  Editor Tmo Rbvikw :  Sir,-���������As asubsoribertoTni.Ri.viDW  In the days whon It wasn't the well-  printed, nowsy paper you have mado  It permit mo to oxpross my surprise  that you should have given publicity  to tho lot-tor "Their Cannot Resign"  appearing in your laat Issue.  Both in your editorials and in the  local nows you have given tho Creston  volunteer company some helpful publicity, and whllo I am frank to admit  it must bo a delicate matter to decide  what Is and what is not permissible to  appear under tho heading Letters to  the Editor, I cannot help thinking by  allowing "MilitarismV letter to gain  publicity you l������av<- partly undone  much of the good work Tina Rbvikw  hod already help accomplish.  Ilia contradiction of your statement  that volunteers can resign Is of secondary consideration, but I cannot refrain from es-pvc3.ilng my contempt  for tin individual, who would take up  his pon In ai\ attempt to discourage  kvt/wi  0**<%'%+%  4 ���������**i* I%* I������-* .** #���������**.���������..    %-    ������   -. *    *  '  and my still doap.ir contempt for the  guntry who.would Im party  to conn-  ��������� sell,ng Intending rorrplts for the Sec-  . ond Continguut (o abstain from taking  The General Committee in charge of  the Patriotic Concert take this opportunity to express their appreciation to  all who took part in the program and  to those who assisted m any way in  its presentation. They are also very  grateful to:  The Creston Mercantile Co., for the  free use"** ������_triiai_l for practices, for  the concert and for the dance on Wednesday night.  H. Leonard, who donated his time  and material in painting the banners  and pennants.  W. McBean of the Drug Co., for  bunting, Hags and buttons for the  programmes. .    ������  The Review for its free publicity  and ail the printing.  Lancaster & Co. and D. S. Timmons  for the loan of chairs. J.'D. Spiers for  hauling same,  , J. C. Rykert of Port Hill for the  lend of the big union jack that most  filled the back of the stage, and Capt.  Mallandaine for a supply of flags.  F. ?W. Ash and Mr. Cherrington���������  ushers par excellence. Rev. F. L. Carpenter, scenic artist.  E. C. Gibbs, the box ofllco man,  "whose all-round hard work helped to  make the affair the big success it was.  Ajnd Capt. Forrester, who was first  man on tho job, securing the Auditorium and helping drum tip the crowd  for the meeting at which the Patriotic  Association was organized. *"'  l   \0������ ymlxdK  A Musical Afternoon  ' The third musical afternoon of the  season wns held at Mrs. Crompton's  house on Thursday last boforo a largo  and attentive audienco.  The subjects chosen wore Chrlstoph  Gluok (1714-1787) and Jeun Sibollius  (1806) who is still living. Gluok may  bo called tho originator of modern  dramatic opera for ho wus tho flrst  composer to wrlto music fitted for the  character who was to sing it, and also  ltuisio far tho orchestra according to  thu demands of each situation. Thus  wo have tho realistic bark of threo-  headed Cerberus in the opera Orpheus  and l-urydlco. Tlie second composer,  .T.-.uj Sibcllius, iti a (.plundid example of  tho dramatic cl.i>racto_: of niodorn  music. His home country is Finland,  that land which hns only recently  heen freed from persecution by Russia  nnd In his muslo wo nolo the sorrow  followed by hope which he must have  felt throughout hlu life,  Aftor the paper a musical program  *���������.������,_( iui!������i������)i'������>.i by Tt.ii.. C.-oinptoii, assisted by MIshch Kathorlno Heald and  Helen Fowler and Mr. Keddell, thh  mi inborn doing Cluck's Qavotte,Maroh,  Large, aud C.hefaro- and from Hibolliufl  ��������� > ...  kiu������^, x\.i/,,t.*ui.\. auu JLHUXft* juvuoum.  tion, banners, pennants and bunting galore heing in evidence at  every point of vantage.  There were twtj absentees on the  programme���������Rev. F. L. Carpenter  and Father John. The latter's  address went by default but the  chairman substituted for the latter,  delivering quite a rousing address  on Creston Valley's duty to the  empire in the present emergency.  Proceedings were opened with  "Red, White, and' Blue" by the  Creston Brass Band. It was thqir  first public appearance in months  and Bandmaster Goodwin and associates' effort's desgfrved the hand  they got. ~k  The school children provided two  choruses, "Rule Bfittania," with  little Miss 33er*ot_3^Carpenter-ak?  tired as Brittania in command, and  "O Canada," with little Miss Louise  Bevan gowned in the national colors'in charge. The latter number  was particularly well- rendered: in  fact the audience was pretty well,  agreed that for a children's chorus  of sixty voices it could-not be beat.  A grand inarch and nag di.ill.from  twenty young ladies was another  winning number. Gowned in white,  with alternate sashes of red, white  and blue, they created a decidedly  striking scene while executing the  single-file, two. abreast, four deep,  aii in a row and the corner to corner movements. They also rendered  "Soldiers of the King."  Twentyman's Orchestra���������Mrs.  Crompton, Mrs. Downs, Messrs.  Winters, Blinco, Dnndas, Twenty-  man���������dispensed several of the Allies  'national anthems and an assortment of popular airs that were good  for a triple encore. Miss Bessie  Hurry, who recited "One and AH"  and "Modern Diplomacy," would  be reciting yet if the audience oould  have had thoir way, so popular was  her. work.  Mr. and Mra. Roso furnished tlie  only duett, and their popularity does  not seem to wane. Thoir number,  Whoro E'or tho Banner Wavoo,"  and the encore, a catchy anti-Gorman sotting to "Tramp, Tramp,  Tramp, tho Boys are Marching,"  making, a great hit. Rev. G. W.  Blako in his talk hit right out from  tho shoulder in laying down his  vicwr. on what wan expected of  Creston in conncotibn with thoso  who havo gone to tho front, while  his other remarks, though brief,  wore equally pertinent.  Tho mi\lo qnartotto, Messrs. Bull,  Callandar, Kcddoll and Twontyman, favored with "The Minstrel  JJoy," and "ITairoBt is Sho," and  two humorous encores, tho latter  throe numbers being particularly  flno.  Ctx   -uuimo   iui a   iuong   way  Tipperary," sung by Rev. E. Bull,  was the headliner on the musical  menu, and the audience got in on  the chorus with considerable success. The two verses of a revised  version���������or a post script to the old  song���������were not overlooked by the  soloist, and they added to its popularity more than a little.  Frank CallandarV'TheVeteran's  Song" and the encore, ''Roaming in  the Gloaming," were great big favorites, and were given a faultless  rendering by Creston's favorite"  baritone.  Before the last number was announced the chairman called for  three cheers for the officers in command of the navy and land forces,  for the men on the firing line, and  the Creston volunteers to both contingents, which were given with  genuine British vigor���������and a tiger  with each of them.  God Save the King by the band  and audience brought the gathering  to a close shortly after 23k.  In connection with the concert a  whole lot of hard work was extremely  well done by Mrs. (Rev.) Carpenter,  Miss Waddy, Miss Munro, Mrs.  Crompton and Mrs. Mallandaine, in  preparing the children for the choruses and drills���������undoubtedly the three  best drawing cards on the programme.  To Mrs. P. B. Fowler (Fernie) and  Mrs. Crompton is due special mention  for their services as accompanistes���������  Mrs. Crompton having a particularly  heavy evening's work, playing for the  three children's numbers as well as in  the orchestra.  Revs.  Blake and Bull and Messrs.  Crompton and Chas. Moore, tlie .pro-  g^amrme'cdmiaitteer'well'Reserve the-  multitude of nice things said about  their work.  And first-class certificates are hereby  awarded Mrs, Cherrington, Rev. F.Car-  penter, Mrs. Jackson, Miss Gibtys and  Messrs. Cherrington R, M. Reid and  Dr. Henderson; when it comes to adorning a hall for a patriotic concert  they are thirty-third' degree artists;  _while publicity men, Messrs. Rodgers,  Hayes and Mallandaine���������well the $168  house is some evidence of their good  work in this good cause.  Wild Louis Dies  On Hunting Trip  Just as we go to press the  news reached town that "Wild  Louis," a well-known Creston  Indian, had been found dead  in the country between Yahk  and Ryan.    The wire read:  Yahk, B.C., Nov. 12  Coroner Mallandaine  Creston  Indian Wild Louis found  dead here, yesterday. Come  first train.       F. S. Ryckman.  This is all the information  available. Wild Louis left  here last week on a hunting  trip to Yahk.  Ho is known to havo been  quite a chronic sufferer from  stomach trouble, which may  have boon responsible for his  sudden demise.  Capt. Mallandaine immediately wired Dr. Green, Cranbrook, to take the inquest as  it is in tlio Cranbrook coroner's territory and ho oan got  down to Yahk earlior.  '   There will bo a congregational mooting at tho close of thu evening sorvlea  tu ' av Uiu-iut uimroli, bunuay.  The Ocean Trip  Our readers will peruse with interest  the following letter from R. Sinclair  Smith with the Strathcona Horse in  thc First Contingent. He relates the  incidents of the ocean voyage splendidly���������read on and be convinced.  S.S. Bermudian,  At Sea, Oct. 14,1714.  I believe I wrote you last on Sept. 26  under the impression that we were  leaving Valcartier camp the following  day.   For reasons that I am not at  liberty to state we did not leave camp  till Sept. 29, but between the 26th and  29th our time was fully taken up.   All  our horses and equipment were dispatched and a general cleanup was  carried out.     The cleaning up process  was seen in its thoroughness as everything that could not be taken aloug  with the regiment was burned���������quantities of splendid lumber and utensils  of all kinds were thrown into the fire.  I saw a set of team hamessnearly new  and a wheelbarrow burned  up. and  doubtless there was much more of like  nature.    Several sick horses were shot  and all encumbrances were disposed of  so that on the day of our departure  from Valcartier Camp the space we  had occupied was as clean as it could  be,    I told you   before how very deserted the place looked and to make  matters worse the   weather   became  quite cold, there being several degrees  of frost in the morning.   However.the  camp and its aspects will not affect us  now and we will proceed'on the morning of Sept. 29 to the station, each man  carrying his kit and personal equipment.   I can assure you it was by no  means a dignified march as each man  was fully loaded and with a sword at  one's side to impede one's movements,  a kit bag on each, shoulder,'  besides  haversack,  greatcoat,  etc.,  it wals  a  wonderful march.    We did, not.get I  ab-'ard tr_WnJblGM*p?m:W!n������to troops  being bunched together and the consequent confusion, but when finally settled on the-train it did not take, long  to whirl us away to Quebec, 18 miles  away.   In Quebec, however, more delays occured, so that it was 7 p.m. before we were  finally  settled   on the  boat..  We were very'-gratified''with  our new quarters.and --the "'prospect bf  sleeping on a mattress once more than  compensated for the delays. ?  The boat we are on has been engaged in the West Indian trade and is just  built for the business, her .normal capacity being about 400 passengers, but  with all the cabins converted she is  now capable of carrying 1,000 but at  the latter figures it would have strained the ship's arrangements to the  limit.  The Strathcona Horse is the only  unit aboard, but it was intended to  ship with us some of the Engineers  and Dragoons,  in fact there wero a.  number of them on board when we  came, and at the lost* moment they  wore sent ashore again.    The reason  for sending the other units ashore waB  becauso they wore dissatisfied with the  accommodation, which I must say was  none too pleasant, consisting of bunks  fitted up in the ship's hold.   The place  was poorly ventilated, cold and dark,  was so considered by tho officers and  Is not usod.   We are fortunate in having tho ship to ourselves us it gives ub  room to drill and move about.   Wc  aro berthed In cabins, from three to  nine in each, and tho men take thoir  meals In the main dining room.   Tlie  officers mess In the smoking room, and  the sergeants in part of  tho  music  room.   Wo wore not allowed off the  ship at Quebec ond at 2 p.m. on thc  30th wo loft dock aud started down the  St. Lawrence.     Tlio weather was fine  and everyone was happy at the prospect of soon being at the scene of the  win.   Tiuixt wi-i-o lho utiuul ut-uioii_.Ui-  tlons ns wo left QUoIhjc and tho roar  of cheering was deafaning.  In spite of imiuinomblo attempts, one  could not learn where our distinction  would   bo, run   the utmost secreoy   In  maintained.   We steamed down the  river In company with soveral other  ships, and  when night fell, we oould  Cv'jr.v      im.   .ix.mttjr      U_>  ti**tlllt>y     H|H{M-    all  steaming In line, making a very im-  prt'HHive sight. On October 1st we net  to work jb* earnest, with Reveille al  5t30 a.m.,  General Muiitor at 6:������6 foi-  I*  f  -...._  -.���������SI  -'-S  <*N  'v__!  ':>f  ii  ��������� fi  uootinuod on Page 4  Mima r.ii. ..nnii.. w tuim���������inli'iMHIMm iinrww  mm*tm*sm  UXmrnmU  MMM wt\jt/mymsm*������jLat*miimmvmtmamm  1 V  THE REVIEW, CRESTON, B. a  ���������g*j"  _r  Her  *%  V  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock   &   Co.,   Ifi mi ted  London,  Melbourne and Toronto  since yesterday, you know."  "Cake, bread and butter, cucumber  sandwiches," said Delia coldly; --"if  you choose to do without your meals,  it is your own affair." v  The '.millionaire sighed but said no  more, and to Hugh's surprise it was  the footman, James, his cheek still a  theirs, lifted upon thein as it were,  and that from far above a negro's face  glared darkly down on liim.  It seemed to him next that he was  voyaging through space, and that this  voyage lasted ah extraordinary long  time and.must-have taken liim a very  long way, before he discovered that  w  (Continued)  trifle red, who now appeared with tha I he was lying flat on his back on tlie  tea, and a face as near to beaming as j soft bank,of the ditch, his head* wliicD  a well-conducted manservant can ever j hurt him badly, pillowed on. clump  permit his countenance to be. When | of primrosis."  the man had gone Hugh questioned J "This is the man;" a voice that he  Delia with a look, and she answered j thought he knew seemed to reach  carelessly: j him from unimaginable distances, and  "Oh, I have had a little talk with  him. He began by threatening me  with a summons for assault, and ended by begging my pardon humbly and  promising-    to be more  careful it'  I  then he closed his eyes? and fainted  quietly away.  Wheiv he came to himself it seemed  to him that the whole world was busying itself in revolving round and  round, with himself for a pivot. Finding this unpleasant, he shut his eyes;  and opening them a little later found  "Upon my word, I forget," he said., _. ���������     ._   ...         "1 think-1 mentioned it to my agent, j would keep him on.   There is a great  but I was so annoyed and upset the j art in managing servants."  matter may have escaped my atteu- j     "There seems to be," agreed Hugh.  tion.   In any case, I suppose the par-! who, however, had had previous ex-1 the universe now disposed to be more  ish  which   buried  the  father    would j perience of Delia's  extraordinary ill-   steady.   Getting with an effort to his  look after the child." ' ! treatment of servants and her    still  knees he looked about him, and saw  '"I suppose so," agreed Hugh. ! more extraordinary power of winning,   in the ditch, a little ways away, his  tr.. ..t jn qiionne The --.tor-.' and ' one might almost say, their devotion,  the^way' in which it had been told "������*��������� w,ouUlJt *e-" observed Mr.  alike depressed him. He seemed to Hetherington. "if. instead of waiting  see the miserable author of the cipher for dinner here, wo motored up .o  pleading for help, he seemed to see his i town, and dined at the Carlton? What  last despair and the unhappy child | do you say, Delia  crouching down bv the bodv of her! ., 'Oh, yes, said Delia with alacrity.  .roif-TT^Mv.prr^   nflrpnt.   And . hp.  oonirt   "I'm   tired   to   death   ot   being   dowrr.  self-mui"dered parent. And he could  have laughed aloud to think that he  himself-was there-on so similar an  errand, seeking help from the teller o.  this tale.  "Well, uncle," he said sharply, "I  have come to know if you can advance  ine  ������,5000."  "The dickens you have," said Hetherington.    "Why���������what for?"  "It is the least sum that will carry  rue through," said Hugh; "if 1 cannot  raise   that  much  by  the  end  of the  here; it bores me as much as town  itself does. Besides, then Hugh cou!d  come with us. couldn't he?"      ~  "Certainly," said Mr. Hetherington,  amiably; "plenty of room in the car."  "Tlmnks very much," said Hugh,  not much surprised at this sudden suggestion, for he knew it was the Heth-  ertingtons* custom to alternate between their country and town houses  any moment the whim took them,  both houses being kept with a full establishment  and   reach   for  their ar-  week to meet my more pressing ob-1 riva, at mi__ute.  ligations. I shall have to call my cred-      ..j WOUf-*er," Delia remarked pr.seiit-  itors together." '  "Ah. that is bad, that is bad. my I  boy," said Mr. Hetheringtcn kindly. "I ;  am sorry to hear that. But as to thr*;  loan, you must call at our office and \  see niy manager in the usual way. He '���������  attends to such matters." I  "Has he instructions to be as len-!  ient as may be compatible with sound [  business princpies?" asked Hugh bit- i  terly. \  "He  has,"    said   Mr.  Hetherington  ly, "if we shall see that ZZ car hanging about again. Every day I have  been out late.y." she explained to  Hugh, "1 have seen this car driving  up and down in the most aimless  manner possible. Generally it is near  that corner iu the road where the  wood is. There is always a woman in  it, so wrapped up that one can't mako  out anything about her, and the driver  is a colored man���������rather good-look-  s ing.     And   there   is    another    negro  against Servia July 28. The part of  the Austrian demands which Servia  had felt unable to concede touched her  very existence as an independent state,'  and with regard to these matters' she  offered to submit them to The Hague  Tribunal. The fact that Austria, \yhile  receiving satisfaction on the other  points, had made the refusal of the  latter points ti casus belli raised suspicions of her ultimate intentions.  "The. real question." said the Russian  foreign minister, "was whether Austria was o crush Servia and to reduce her- to the status of a vassal, of  whether she was to leave Seryia a.  free and independent state."  It had been recognized from the first  that the case of Servia could not be  isolated. The aggression upon Servia  by Austria (with the previous consent  of Germany) was bound to involve  othor powersf  Tho German government did indeed  protest to Sir Edward Grey that "the  question at issue was one for settlement between Servia and Austria  alone;" but everybody else knew that  it could not be so, and the German  government, as we shall see presently,  seem to have known this also. -The  relations between Austria and Russia  uncle's car lying on its side. Tho other  car appeared to have escaped injury,  for there was no sign of it anywhere.  Close to him lay the unconscious form  of Delia, her face vory white and a  bruise on her left cheek.  Hugh got [ had already been strained by the Aus-  cautiously towards her. and remem  berinff-that a flask of brandy and some  biscuits were generally kept in the*  car in readiness for any emergency,  be looked for thorn, managed to find  the ..'ask of brandy, fortunately still  unbroken, and forced a drop or two between her teeth. To his intense relief she opened her eyes and looked  round.  "What has happened?" she asked:  "where are we?"  "There has been au accident," said  Hugh, and even as the last word passed his lips he knew it was not true.  Delia sat up, pushing away the  brandy flask with an impatient gesture.  "I don't want that stuff," she said.  "Wl.at have they been doing to,you?"  "Eh?" said Hugh? looking down at,  himself..  {To be Continued)  vvith some complacence,   "i invariably t banging about, too, generally at that  let all my people understand that that, j same  corner, where he seems to be  is the rule they are to be guided by." i always sitting and eating bread and  "Then I don't think L will trouble   cheese.    One  gets   so    bored    down  him," said Hugh.  "Do no harm to drop in and talk it  over with him," said Mr. Hetherington; "but I am sorry to hear things  are so bad with you, my boy. li the  worst comes to the worst you may rely on me to stand by you, and if you  like I will see if I can make a vacancy for you in my own office. I am  here," said Delia, stifling a yawn,  "that one notices even the smallest  thing out of the ordinary."  thinking of retiring old Parker on a   he replied  CHAPTER IV.  Seizing  an   Opportunity  Hugh  stirred  his  tea  thoughtfully,  and it was a moment or two before  WHY BRITAIN IS AT WAR  The    Causes    and    the Issues, in  Brief   Form,   From the Diplomatic Correspondence and  Speeches of Ministers  (By Sir Edward Cook)  pension. When he goes I shall put  Jones in his place, and you could have  Jones's job perhaps, though it ought  to go to young Branch. I could give  you .������2 a week to start with, as you  are   poor   Mary's   sister's   child."  "Jones is getting ������200. I believe, at  present," observed  Hugh.  "My dear lad," said Mr. Hetherington gravely, "you must not be unreasonable���������you cannot expect to start  at the rate of pay earned by a man  who has served ine well and faithfully for twenty years."  Mr. Hetherington rose as he spoke  and stood with his back to the fireplace, looking down severely yet not  unkindly at his seated nephew. Ho  was a short, rather stout, but powerfully-built man, with heavy features,  dark thick curly hair, a snub nose, and  thick lips. He wore a tliin, straggling  beard that he was very proud of for  some reasons, and his general appearance was that of a fairly prosperous  tradesman in a rather, small way of  business. Only his eyes, alert and  very bright, and his extremely big and  prominent chin, conveyed thc least  suggestion that hero was one of the  most daring and successful financiers  of thc day.  "I think I saw that car in coming  here." he remarked then; "in fact;  the bread and cheese eating negro  was the tramp I had my skirmish  with."  "Really," exclaimed Delia looking  at him sharply. "Strange!"  But Mr. Hetherington had been  thinking of something else.  "Did you take a return ticket,  Hugh?" he asked. "If you did, you  can give it me, if you are goinc bacfc  with us. Then my secretary can apply for a refund from the railway."  "Good gracious, papa!" cried Delia  impatiently.  "Why not, my dear?" said Tier father, mildly surprised; "there is no  need to make presents to the railway  company, is thero? It can go towards  the motor up-keep account."  "Yes. indeed," said Hugh, handing  over his return ticket.  "The secret of success," said Hetherington sententiously, "lies in never  neglecting trifles. Remember, that,  Hugh, and never neglect any opportunity that conies your way, however  small lt may seem."  "I won't!" said Hugh.  Orders hat] been given for a motorcar to be got ready, the housekeeper  Woll. what do you say, by boy?"   had   bee   informed   that   the   dinner  he asked, genially.    "If you do fail to  how   would   you   like  then cooking need not be served, and  pull   through,  Jones's job?"  "I am vory much obliged," said  Hugh rising, "but you can find some  other poor devil to sweat for ������2 a  week on a .������4 a week job. Do you  know, uncle, there arc timos when I  could thank God that there is not a  drop of your blood in my veins?"  "Good thing for you If you had." returned Mr. ilpthorington with undisturbed good-humor, for he was in fact  as absolutely good-tempered as ho was  perfectly selfish and callous, though  his good temper was liable to bo  broken by flts of extreme rage. "If  you had some of my blood, my boy,  you might, know enough to seize your  opportunities whon thoy camo to you.  Plenty of young men would ho glad  to pay me a premium to get into my  office; hut think about It. think about  lt. I will keep Jones's Job opon for  you for a timo, and a trip through the  bankruptcy court often brings ubout  a good many changes in a man', mind.  Shall wc go and iind Delia? Perhaps  :\\o wl!l ���������.;!'���������*'��������� u:- ���������'.<>!.u* tea If wc can't*  have dinner yet;   I run hungry,"  They went out into t.ho grounds together, and on the lowor lawn found  Delia, v. ho lined her eyebrows at tlio  "Why, papa, have you lln Ish oil  ���������"���������wearing at people and miking thom  fur nu in hers'.'" she united an uim rung  ������������������: hin all hell that Mood near her.  "Quite, my dear," ntiHWornrt Mr,  Hetherington. "I um bad to bout, they  tell me. but 1 ilo know when I um  bc.������t, and tliiit elpher thing Iiuh boen  too miK-h for me. Ho when Hugh  rutne in I had u little hon lire In the  fireplace, and  that, in  thi; end of  It."  "l.lml  to hear If," iiuld Delhi.  "Got anything unir.i for ten Delia?"  inquire.i Mr. ii������-li.i-ri-iKlim riinnidy. "1  have hud nothing to cut. to mpcak of  \������*   ���������_   ii   1 ���������*.���������*���������������*���������  a little before six o'clock a big motor  car was brought round to the front  entrance. Hugh and Delia took their  place, and Mr. Hetherington, who was  an expert and somewhat reckless driver, and who always acted as his own  chauffeur, took tho steering wheel;  and then all boing ready, the big car  and its threo passengers glided awny.  "I wondor if wo shall see that ZZ  car hanging about," remarked Delia,  "tho woman in its is so carefully wrap-  pod up. I'm just awfully curious to  see her face."  Hugh started slightly, tho word*,  jumped so aptly with his own  thoughts.  "I don't think I over- saw a car  driven by a nigger beforo," ho remarked; "niggers aro seldom much  good with machinery." '  "This man lookod 'llko a European  exeunt, for his color," '.wild Delia; "I  expect ho ls half whito. Look, thero  is thc wood, that Ih whoro I gonornlly  soo tho car, just, round tho corner."  "Uncle ls going at a good pace," re-  marked Hugh.  "I hate a slow drlvor," said Delia,  "and papa always allows so much for  linos as port of the running expenses,"  They approached the corner nnd  H-wniif- round It ut a high rate of  HptM-il. and as they did so all three of  them saw another car coming to war .Is  thom���������a big car of which Hugh had  only time to notlco that it was driven  by a negro.  "Hit. tight, It's all right, lots or  room," called Mr. Hetherington over  hin shoulder as thoy swung round the  corner; and he drew his car no clone  to the side of the road that its whoi.ls  grazed   the   edge   of   the  ditch.  itlil  Lilt' oihoi   i.iii   rto_i������/(.(i  in .. tvt-i v,i,  too; und In one swift instant grew  huge and formidable, and snimicd to  line up above thorn uh though it leaped upon Ihem, und Hugh was con-  I HeluiiH of a midden  i-wift iui'trcAHion  .*,,,(   tl.li,  <.llirr  i"ir  v.r-.a  ,.|| .olilt.f .i������w..i  It was a reflection of the first of political philosophers that disturbances  in States, though they may arise on  trifling occasions, do not involve trifling issues. The present world-wide  war started from the case of Servia,  but involved even from the start,  much larger issues. If only a dispute  between Servia and Austria-Hungary  had been in question, Britain, as Sir  Edward Grey ugpeatedly stated, would  have had no concern in the affair. But  since, as we shall see, this dispute  was bound to have ulterior consequences, it is necessary to understand  what the dispute was about.  Servia is a small, but very ancient,  kingdom in the Balkan peninsula. It  obtained considerable accesion of territory as the result of the recent-wars  in the Balkans, the war between the  Balkan States and Turkey, and then  the war .among the Balkan States  themselves. The Servian people are  akin, in race and religion, to the Slavs,  of which race Russia is the predominant power, and to which race also  many of the subjects of Austria-Hungary belong. On June 28, 1914, "the  crime at Serajevo" was committed,  namely, the murder of the heir-apparent to the throne of Austria-Hungary  and his consort iu the capital of Bosnia. That province, once a part of the  ancient Servian kingdom, had fallen  into the possession of the Turks; the  administration of it had been given to  Austria, by the Berlin Treaty after thc  Russo-Turklsh war, in 1878; and in  1008 Austria had annexed it. The Austrian government alleged (but has not  proved) that tho crime of Serajevo  was a culminating point In a "subversive movement" organized by the  Servian government "with the object  of detaching a part of tho territories  of Austria-Hungary from the Monarchy." On July 23 the Austrian government addressed an ultimatum to  Sorvla. Austria had boen "left a perfectly froo hand" by Germany. It waB  admitted by Sir Edward Grey that  "one naturally sympathized with many  of the requirements of tho ultimatum,"  and that "tho murder of tho Archduke and some of the clrcumstancos  respecting Servia quoted In tho.(Austrian) note aroused sympathy with  Austria." Russia also admitted that  "the demands wero roasonabln onough  in some cases." But there were two  features in tho Austrian ultimatum  which caused alarm and regret to  tlioso who desired lo iioo lho peace  of Europeti maintained. Tho first was  tho Inclusion of a tlme-llnilt, so short  (forty-eight hours) as to loavo diplomacy llttlo tlmo to avort war. Tho second wnH that what Austria demanded  within 48 hours' was not ii roply but  the reply dictated by Austria. "I had  nover boforo soon," said Sir Edward,  "ono Htnto nddroHB to another independent, state a document of so formidable a character." Tlie Gorman foreign  tiocrctary "admitted that tho Sorvlan  government could not swallow cortaln  of tho Austro-IlungarJnn domands."  Sir Edward Grey advised Servia to go  to tho furthest posrdblo point In mooting those domands, and similar advice  was jrlven to her by Franco and Rns-  slu. Tho Servian government ropllod,  within tho appolntod time, conceding  the greater part of tho Austrian do-  trian annexation of Bosnia and Herzegovina.   Aggression by Austria upon.  Servia was certain to be regarded by  Russia with the utmost alarm and indignation.    During the Balkan crisis  the     Russian foreign  minister  "had  made it clear .to the Austrian government that war with Russia must inevitably follow  an  Austrian  attack on  Servia.    It was clear that    Austrian  donv'-at-iou of Servia was as intolerable for Russia as the dependence of  the Netherlands on Germany would be  to Great Briain." "It must be obvious,"  said Sir Edward Grey in the house of  commons July 27, "to any person who  reflects  upon  the  situation  that the  moment the dispute ceases to be one  between Austria-Hungary and Servia  and becomes one in which    another  great power is involved, it can but end  in the greatest catastrophe that has  ever befallen the continent of Europe  at  one' blow;   no one  can  say what  would be the limit of the issues that  might be raised by such a conflict."  War between Russia and Austria, in a  cause wherein Germany had supported  the latter must involve Germany^ as  her ally, and France would be drawn  in as the ally of Russia. The action of  Austria and Germany in the case of  Servia was thus likely to challenge a  European war.    England and France  and Russia saw this.   Italy the ally of  Austria and  Germany,  saw    i. also.  When the general war was breaking  out,   the  Italian   government,     being  asked to state its intentions, replied:  "The war undertaken by Austria, and  the consequences which might result,  had, in the words of the German ambassador  himself,   an  aggressive   object.    Both were therefore in conflict  with the purely defensive charaqter of  the Triple Alliance, and in such circumstances Italy would remain neutral." "We were fully conscious," said  the German government itself, "that a  possible warlike procedure by Austria-  Hungary against Servia might bring  Russia upon tae scene and so involve  us in war in accordance'   with    our  duties as Allies." "As far Germany,"  said the German ambassador at Vienna to the British, "she knew very well  what she w^s about in backing up Austria-Hungary in this matter."  Foreseeing all this, Sir Edward  Grey, whose efforts during the recent  Balkan wars had won ror him the  title of the Peacemaker of Europe,  was early in the field with proposal-;  for averting war, and the British government "persisted to the very last  moment of the last hour in that great  and beneflcient but unhappily frustrated purpose" (Mr. Asquith).  Already on July 20, having received an inkling of what was on foot, Sir  Edward Grey spoke to the German  ambassador of the importance, if the  peace of Europe was to be preserved,  of Austria "keeping her demand within reasonable limits." The suggestion  was not adopted. The Gorman foreign  secretary "considered lt inadvisable  that the Austro-Hungarlan ���������, government, should be approached by the  German government on the matter"  (July 22).. Tho Austrian ultimatum,  which the same minister "admitted  that the. Servian government could  not swallow," was despatched on the  following day.  On July 2B, having heard from the  Austrian ambassador nn outline of  what tho Austrian note contained, Sir  Edward Grey pressed upon him, as  also upon tho Gorman government,  tho dosirabillty of porsuadlng the Austrian government to oxtond Its tlmo-  liinlt. Tho Russian government took  tho same lino. The Gorman ambassador was Instructed to "pass oa" Sir  Edward amy's suggestion, hut the  Gorman foreign oocrotary said that  "thoro would^bo delay and difficulty  In getting tlino-llmit extended," adding, "quite freely, thut the Austro-  Hungarlan government wished to give  tho Servians a looson and meant to  take military action."  .On July 24, havng rocelved tlio loxt  of tho Austrian ultimatum, and foreseeing that if Austria attacked Sorvla,  Russia would mobilize, Sir Edward  Grey proposod that "Germany, France,  Italy and Groat Britain, who'had not  dlreet. Interests In florvhi, should net  togothor l'otv.tho sake of poaco, trlmul-  taiieously in Vienna and St. Petersburg," "In tho ovent of tho relations  his plan might be efficacious, Sir Steward Grey on. July 26 formally- invited  the' governments of France,'Germany  and Italy to Instruct their severa' ambassadors to confer with him "for the  purpose of discovering an issue which  would::-. prevent complications." The  invitation was accepted by France and  Italy-. The; German foreign secretary  "could not fail in with the suggestion,  desirous thoiigh he was to co-operate  for the maintenance of peace*" (July  iii).      '���������.*������������������ ���������-':, '���������������������������������������������:-:��������� '?���������....���������������������������  Sir Edward Grey thereupon saw the  German ambassador (July 2?) and  promised "as long as Germany would  work to keep: the peace I would keep  closely in touch. I repeated vthat after  the Servian reply it was at Vienna that  some moderation must be urged." On.  the following day (July 28)- Austrian-  Hungary declared war on Servia.  As the German government was understood to have accepted-"ln principle," the idea of mediation by the  four powers between'Austria and Russia, it was proposed "that the German  secretary of state should suggest the  lines on which ibis principle should .  be applied." The Germangovernment  made no suggestion of the kind;  Sir Edward Grey's scheme had temporarily been in abeyance, as the Rus^  sian government had offered to discuss matters with" the Austrian government direct. This r offer was d e- .  clined by Austria (July 28).  Sir Edvtai'd Grey next appealed to  the German chancellor. "If he can  induce Austria to satisfy Russia and to  abstain from going so far as to come  into collision with her, we shall all  join In deep gratitude-to his excellency  for having saved the peace of Europe"  (July 29). The Italian government had _  .simultaneously appealed to Germany  in a like sense.     .      >  On that same day the German government  made certain proposals    to  Great Britain to which we shall come  presently and which the-prime minister afterwards characterised as "infamous."  But so persistent was   the  British government in pursuit of peace  that Sir Edward Grey in declining the  proposals used language of great restraint   (July  30),   and   accompanied  his refusal by yet another "most earnest" appeal to the German chancellor:  "The one way of maintaining the good  relations  between  England and  Germany is tliat they should continue te  work together to preserve the peace  of Europe; if we succeed in this object, the mutual relations of Germany  and England will, I believe, be ipso,  facto improved and strengthened. For.  that object his majesty's government  will work in that way with all sincerity and good-will.   And I will say this:  If "the peace of Europe can be preserved, and the present crisis safely  passed, my own endeavor will be to  promote some arrangement to which  Germany could be a party, by which  she could be assured that no aggressive or hostile policy would be pursued  against her or her allies    by  France, Russia and ourselves, jointly  or separately."  On the following day (July 31)  Sir  Edward Grey gave proof of his  sincerity and made a further effort for  peace.   "I said to German ambassador  this morning that if Germany could  get any reasonable proposal put forward which made It clear that Germany and Austria were striving to preserve European peace, and that Russia and France would be unreasonable  if they rejected it, I would support it  at St. Petersburg and Paris,    and go  the length of saying that if Russia and  France would not accept it his majes- -  ty's government would have nothing  more to do with the consequences." In  order not to leave this promise In the  region   of   generalities,   Sir   Edward  Grey threw out a particular suggestion.    "The  stumbling-block  hitherto  has been Austrian   mistrust   of Servian assurances, and Russian mistrust  of Austrian intentions with regard to  the independence and integrity of Sort  via."   If Germany would sound Vienna,      Sir   Edward   would   sound   St.  Petersburg whether it would be possible for the four disinterested powers to offer to Austria to undertake  to see that she obtained full satisfaction for her demands on Servia provided   they  did  not   impair  Servian  sovereignty and the integrity of Servian territory.   That Russia was ready  to  accept  such  a  solution  is   clear  from a peace-formula which her government     had  drawn   np  In   concert  with   Sir  Edward  Grey.    Evorylrhlnar  turned on Germany.   On that day Bhe  sent an ultimatum to Russia.  in tho oarly morning of August 1  (.'.ao a.m.) the King of England aud  his ministers mado a last attempt to  lltUlllill.        T1������U    l.viK.iiUX'l*    AijliiiiiiUiii    V.'i-l'i..  of a very stringent character. Tho Sorvlan reply "Involved." ������nhl Hlr l_������!w.ir.1  Grey, "the giouluut humiliation Unit  he had ever soon a country undergo.'*  Nevertheless, Auutrla rel'iiwed to hc-  ,;.*\t   ihn   rot.tv      find     deeb.re.l     **'uv  ifiocuro peace. Tho king telegraphed  a personal massage to tho Tsar. In  this tho king first sot out tho text  of a communication from tho Gorman government. The Tsar had previously roquostod tho Gorman emperor  to mediate between IIubsJii and Austria, and had "givoii most catogorlcal  assuruueos to the lilmperor William  that Russian troops would not mov*  oo long aa niodlaUon negotlatlono  continued." Tho Gorman government  In its communication stated that th*  omperor was desirous to mediate and  complained that such mediation wan  frustrated hy tho Russian moblllattr  tlon. King George went on to say  that ho waB "moat anxious not to mis*  any possibility of avoiding the terrible  calamity which threatens tho whole  world;" ho appealed to the Tear to  remove uuy luitjupprolionuloii whicli  might havo ocenrrod; ho proffored his  good offices "to assist ln reopening the  botwoon ^.srla an 1 Rufisla becoming interrupted    -MnTomttom*    lgSi������S*  hreatcn.4" "it would he very deslr- XPTO.S^.W?!^^  havo accepted your proposals had not  the German ambassador this afternoon prosontod a note to my government declaring war."  (To ho Continued).  able," he said to the Gorman ambas  nnd or. "o got Austria not, to pror.lpl  tato military action and oo gain more  time.   But nono of uh could influonco  Austria In this direction unloss Germany would  propnso anil  participate  ill Miieli ueiioii ui Vienna."  *<'iuii<'_> witt*  favorable to this plan. So was Italy.  Uu.-i.sta was "quite ready to stand aside  and leave the quoHtlon iu tho huudH  of England,  Franco/Germany    and.      _. _ ,,  Italy."    Having  thus  received  assur-i leus tough,"   gloomily  . ,.f*..    ������l������ol      If    nnlv    ri#*.-*>t.*,**-n'r,������    mmirnmA       1*I������VI   wl\n  Wflfl  lllln   Off.  . "Wo won't discharge you, Mr, P,������r*  ltlntt," said tho mnnnger.   "AVo   shall  ullow you to tondor your roalsnatlon."  "Tendering it wont mako it any tlio  returned   Uu _*������������������_* * .  i^'Ti fm V* lfT������^fcguom*>^<H>^^y*-*' ^WKft' Tl  mt,****^ i %w������y yi i vjitt*  {THE KEVIKW, CRESTON, V*. C  s  immmiMaAmmammtaAaAM^mmjHtsmj**^  Make the liver  Do its Duty  fc'.ine ufflcs ia tea when tne liver is right the  -tonucn ana Dowels sure right.  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The union station at Quebec has  been commenced.- There "was ? the  double track bridge at Lactiine which  cost nearly $3,000,000; the new Lake  Shore Line, which was opened for  traffic in June; the new station and  viaduct at Toronto which are, only  held up temporarily; the extension of  the Kippewa Branch line 10 miles in  a northerly direction; a 30-mile extension from TGxpanse to a junction, with  the Weyburh-Sterling branch, of the  C.P.R., and which will be ���������completed  this fall; the line between Swift Current and Empress, a distance of 112  miles, and which will be completed  this year; the main line cut off from  Swift Current to Sassano of which 150  miles are completed; tue 78 miles cf  the C.P.R. branch from. Lacombe to  Kerrobert, a new extension; the? operation of the Alberta^Central Railway  to Lochern, a distance of 65    miles  from Red Deer;   tHe great tunnel at  Roger's Pas^Yahd of which one mile  of the pioneer tunnel had been com-:  pleted; the C.P.R. ..depot and terminal  offices at Vancouver;   the Kootenay  Central which is now open for traffic,  from Golden, 60 miles south. Work on  this road is being pushed vigorously  on the line    to   join-up Golden >and  Colvalli; the opening of the Esquimau and Nanaimo line from Parks-  ville Junction to Courtenay.  Th-a C.P.R. is interested in the Kettle Valley Railway, and in connection  with the same it is building a line  from Midway to Penticton���������a distance  of 134 miles,.76 ol which are already  open for traffic. A line from Pentic-  tcn to Qsprey, 41 miles in length, has  been completed, and work has been  commenced on a new line between Os-  prey Lake and Princeton. The Kettle  Valley Railway is also,building a lino  54 miles, in length between Hope and  Otter ..Summit.    A part of the track  has already been laid.  In addition  to all? .this,    which is  merely hinted at, and which is a record of eight months, the C.P.R. has  continued its policy of double tracking all the way through.  The Bear That Got Away J  Your true hunter reckons not the j  hardships of the trail.% He welcomes'  them.    They increase his joy. Even  disappointments have a certain fascination.    He tells you with great gusto-  of the deer he didn't kill, and includes  the incident iu the story he sends to  his  favorite  outdoor magazine.  Consider' the following paragraph, taken  from an account of a bear hunt:  "While putting the dogs into the  brush at the bottom of a gulch, something attracted my attention up the  mountain side on the rocks. I looked  up and beheld a fine little brown bear  /  troubles, and disfiguring skin diseases like eczema and salt rheum  show how impure the blood actually  is. No use trying a different remedy  for each disease, because they all  spring from the one cause���������bad  blood. To cure any of these troubles  you must get right down to the root  of the trouble in the blood, and that  is just what Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  do. They make new, rich blood and  thus cure these diseases when common medicine fails. Mrs. John Jack-*  son, Woodstock, Ont., suffered from  both nervous troubles and a run  down condition 7 and experienced a  complete cure through the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. -She says: "I  was a sufferer for a number of years  from' neuralgia and a general -debility of the nerves and system. I had  tried several doctors and many medicines but to no avail until 1 began  Dr., Williams' Pink.Pills. At the time  I began the Pills Ihad grown so bad  that I could hardly be on my feet  and was forced to wear elastic bandages about the ankles? The pain I  suffered at times from the neuralgia  was terrible. T had almost given up  hope when I began the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. In the course  of a few weeks I felt an improvement, and I gladly continued the use  of the Pills until I was once more  quite well and able to attend to'all  my household duties."  If you are ailing begin to cure  yourself today with Dr. Williams'  Pink   Pills?    Sold   by   all     medicine  T   4-Tk-r������s*_ **-_-*>   nntr   nr.'  X   bu* v/ vv    JUkA-'-y    bun  to my shoulder and fired, but an in  stant late, for just as "I pulled the  trigger he dropped out of sight behind  the rocks. , The dogs saw him, however, and the chase was on. Mr.-Bear  turned into-the brush and down th������  gulch he came, with both dogs close  at his heels. Close to the Rancher  ttvey crashed through the thick undergrowth���������so thick that it was difficult  tov determine which was bear and  which was dog. The R.ancher got iu  several shots, but with no effect. Down  the mountain we ran; dogs and bear  in the lead, everybody yelling to encourage the dogs and in the hope of  scaring the bear up a tree. Breathless  and weary, we finally got to the dogs,  who were lying down under a tree?  'all in' and no bear in sight. His pace  had been too hot for our unhardened  pups and he had escaped." (Now hear,  the conclusion of the matter). "It was  the Rancher's first bear and he was  much disappointed not to get him. We  were all agreed that it,was the best-  sport that we had had in a long time,  hence  were  pretty well satisfied."  It was "the Rancher's first bear,"  even though it escaped. There spoke  the true hunter.    '  THE  KAISER'S DESPAIR  Realizing That the  End  is  Near,  Ho  Makes His Will  Pills of Attested Value.*���������Parmolee's  Vegetable Pills are the result of careful study of the properties of certain  roots and herbs, and the action of  such as sedatives and laxatives on  the digestive apparatus. The success?  the            _^    _.__      . compounders   have   met with at-  dealers or by mail at 50 cents a box j tests the value of their work. These  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.! PiUs have been recognized for many  Williams'    Medicine   Co.,   Brockville, * years  as  the  best cleansers    of tho  Ont.  A Little Stretched  While visiting a nephew in London,  Uncle Hayseed stopped in front of a  "movie" theatre poster on which were  displayed pictures of lions, tigers, elephants and other African wild animals.  "Great guns, Henry!" he said to his  nephew, ^I'm mighty glad to leave  town Saturday afternoon." ���������  "Why are you so anxious to get  away?" asked the nephew.  Pointing to? the poster on the wall  TJncle Hayseed read aloud the woi\3s:  "To be released on Monday."  system that can be got. Their ..-xcel-  lence was recognized from the firsr.  and they grow more popular daily.  "Yes, I may say I have ah ideal husband."  "An Appolo for looks, a Chesterfield  for manners," rhapsodized the girl.  * v" Thos Y things don't count in husbands, my dear. Mine stays fairly  sober and brings most of his salary  home."���������Pittsburg Post.  The Cancellation of Patents  Under the terms of the War-Measure' act passed at the recent session  of parliament an order-in-council was  passed, respecting patents in Canada  by all6n enemies.  Any person who wishes to obtain  a right to manufacture any Invention  orvprocess" covered by patent must  make .special application to the minister of agriculture, who will grant  It only when it is-regarded in the public; interest. ��������� There is to be no general cancellation.  The minister Is given absolute discretion-as" to the terms upon which  applications are to be granted. Application for patents made by alien  enemies which were pending when  the war broke out are held in abeyance.    -  How's This?  We offer One Hundred Dollars R*  ward for any case of Catarrh    that  cannot be cured    by Hall's Catarrh  Cure. '        , '  "  F. J. CHtCNBY & CO., Toledo. O.  We. the undersigned, have known P. 3,  Cheney for the last 15. yeare, and believe  him perfectly honorable In all business  transactions and financially able to carry  out any obligations made by hla-firm. '  NATIONAL BANK OF COMMERCE,  Toledo, O.  Hall's Catarrh Cure Is taken Internally, acting directly upon the blood and mucous surfaces of the Bye-torn. Testimonials sent free. Price, 75 cents per bottle.  Sold by all  Druggists.  Take Hall's Family Pfila for constipation.  Nothing as Good For Asthnia. Asthma remedies? come and go but every  year the sales of the original Dr. J.  D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy grow  greater and greater. No further evid'  ence could be asked of its remarkable  merit. It relieves. It is always of the  same unvarying quality wbich the sufferer from asthma learns to know.  Do not suffer another attack, but get  this splendid remedy today. ..  "I thought you had thrown Arthur  over."  "I did? but you know' how a girl  throws."���������-Philadelphia Public Ledger.?  TOBACCO Hill  EASILY CONQUERED  A New Yorker of wide experience,  has written a book telling how tlie  tobacco or snuff habit may be easily  and completely banished in three days  with delightful benefit. The author,  Edward J. Woods, 280 A, Station E,  New York City, will mail his bool. free  on request.  The  health  Improves    wonderfully  after the nicotine poison Is out of the  system.      calmness,    tranquil    sleep,  clear eyes, normal appetite, good dl-  a cabman or to make a road, so' the   gestlon, manly vigor, strong memory  Kald mounted the perch, whipped up   and a general gain in efficiency are  A Distinguished Cabman  It is stated that Kaid Maclean is the  only man who ever drove a hansom  cab from the coast of Morocco to tha  capital. The Sultan imported thc  conveyance in his craze for modernity  and civilization, ��������� but forgot to import  the horse, and set out on a journey  of some hundreds of miles'across the  country. He arrived safely, although  on one difficult "mountain pass the  wheels had to be taken off and tho  body of the cab carried on the back  of a camel.  Peovlsli, pale, reBtless and sickly  children owe their condition to wormg.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  will relievo thom and restore health.  Dinah (omplored as waitress)���������  Yas, mum, I am a-leavin' dlB placo  tomorrow.  Mistress���������Why, Dinah, whatevor  tan have dlsploasod you with your  position? Haven't I boon treating  you woll?  Dinah���������OU, yas, Indeed you havo,  mum. Hut to toll do truf, In dis houso  ���������floy am trio much shiftin' oh do dishes  lo' do fov/noae of de vlttlos.  "Gusollno la getting vory high."  "Yos; tho wolt ts at tho door of my  parage."���������Kansas  Oity Journal.  The Essential  The Sunday Schqol teacher was  talking to her pupils on patience.  She explained her topic carefully,  and, as an aid to understanding, sho  gave each pupil a, card bearing the  picturo of a boy fishing.  "Even pleasure," she said, "requires tho exercise of patience. Seo  the boy fishing. He must sit and  wait and wait.   Ho must bo patient.'  Having treated the subject very  fully she began with tho simpliost,  moat practical question:  "And now, can any llttlo hoy toll  mo what wo need most whon wo go  llshlng?"  The answer was quickly shouted  with one volco: "Bait!"  among the many nervous benefits re  ported.    Get rid of that nervous feeling; no more need of pipe, cigar, cigarette,  snuff  or  chewing    tobacco    to  pacify morbid desire.  (Prom Our Special Correspondent in  Berlin)  It is rumored in Germany that the  emperor now realizes that his number is up, and is accordingly making  his will, revoking all wills made heretofore.  The will is said to read as follows:  This is the last will and testament  of me Wilhelm, the superswanker and  ruler of the sausage-eaters, recognizing that I am fairly up against it, and  expecting to meet with a violent dea.h  at any minute at the hands of brave  Johnny Bull, hereby make my last will  and testament.   . Y  I appoint the Emperorof Austria -o  be my sole executor (by kind permission of the allies.*.  1. I give and bequeath to France  the territories of Alsace and Lorraine  (as this is only a case of returning  stolen property, I don't deserve any  credit for it, and am not likely t -������ get  it sitiisr^  2. To Servia I give Austria.  3. To Russia I give Turkey, for the  Tzar's Christmas Dinner.  /4. To Belgium I should like to give  all the thick ears, black eyes and  broken noses, that she presented me  with when I politely trespassed on her  territory.  5. To Admiral Jeilicoe I give all  my . Dreadnoughts, Submarines, Torpedo boat destroyers and fleet ot  Funkers, what's left of them. He's  bound to have them in the end, so  this is only anticipating events.  6. To John Bull I give what's left  of my army, as his General French  seems sohandy at turning my men into sausage meat, I suppose lie means  to finish the job with his Kitchener,  the champion Gernian-sausage cooker.  7. To the British museum I Te-rlve  my famous moustaches, souvenir of  the greatest swanker in this or any  other age. ���������-"?���������    '7  8. To Mrs. Pankhurst and the wild  women I leave my mailed fist, they'7.1  find It useful, no doubt, when they resume their Militant tactics.   .  9. To Sir Ernest Shackleton I leave  the Pole. I've been up it for so long  that I regard it as my own property.  (Signed) H.I.M. WILHELM.  Lord of the Land, Sea and Air. Not  forgetting the Sausage and Lager Beer.  Signed by the above named WILHELM as his last will in the presence  bf us his ministers and keepers present at the same time, who In his presence and In the presence of each  other, have hitherto subscribed cur  names as witnesess.  Baron Von Sauerkraut.  Graf von Munichlagerbier.  Minard's Liniment Relieves-Neural-  Ola.  tsz  W. N. U. 1023  The Bad Boy's Stratagem  Tho worst boy in the school waa  always ln troublo and wns tho torro.  of the school mistress. "What you  ought to do," said Mrs. Bardom to tho  teacher, "ls to treat hlm with mora  consldoratlon���������punish him with hind-  nosB, you know. Send him to my  liouao, and I'll try tho oifoct of my  Bystonl upon him." lu duo tlmo little  Waltor put In an appearance at th.i  lio-iue vi Mi.i. liar-loin ul.    K-.v.l,    a  bright looking hoy appoavod upon the  scone. Mm. ilardom showed him  round tho gdrdon, lntorosted him  with pretty pictures, played lively  mtiolc,\ and thon sat him down to a  good feast. "My, doar," sho asko-i  eventually, "woro you not oxtromoly  unhappy whon you stood ln tho cornor  before all your clasumaloi- for punish  ihoht?'1,  "PloiiHO. ni'iin," nmi\vt>r.A(l ibo bov,  "It wasn't mu you saw in tho corner  ���������It wan Waltor,"  "Hut aren't you Walter, my doar?"  "No, m'ui,    I'm    Froildlo! '  Waltor  gnvo me ooino cignrotto plcturca to  como horo and listen io you."  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  Improvement of Highways  Of a total sum of $1,200,000, voted  by the Saskatchewan government for  highways' Improvements, $1,002,685.84  was spent on the roads during the  year ending April 80, 1014, according  to the annual report of the Saskatchewan Highways Commission tabled in  the house a few days ago. Of this sum  $507,517.02 was spent on road improvement direct and $417,065.69 was  spent by municipalities under commission regulations.. For steel bridges  and concveto abutmonts tbove was a  vote of $800,000, the total sum spent  on this class of constructon bolng  $337,483.18.  Corns, Warts, Bunions  romovod for all time and without  pain, by applying Putnam's Corn and  Wart Extractor. Contains no acids,  nover burns, always cures, promptly  and ettoctlvoly. Use only "Putnam'o."  A clergyman visiting a school, ami  trying to Illustrate tho moaning of  conscionco. askod a class of boys iho  following question:  "Supposing ono of you stolo a place  of sugar and put it in your mouth,  and somo ono camo In���������what would  happen?"  "I'd grit a thrr-fdi.nj-:," -pi-ied a rinnll  volco.  "Yes, but your face would bocomo  rod, wouldn't it? What would mako  lt do that?"  "Trying to swallow tho sugar quick,  sir."  Shipowners Ask Protection  The government have been in communication with the imperial government with respect to the measures  taken for the safeguarding and insurance of merchant shipping under tho  British flag.  lt Is learned that difficulties have  arisen between shippers and shipowners In consequonce of tho wish ol'  the latter to Insert In bills of lnding  a clause to cover obligations, which  they undertake as lo any voyages  under tho war risks Insurance  scheme, to call at a port ln the United  Klngodm fbr Information, instruction  or advice from tho Admiralty or  some otlier department of tho gov-  ornmont before proceeding on tho  fianl stago of tho voyage.  Tho clause In question covers tho  cargo equally villi tho ship, and doos  not. prejudice tho shipper's interests,  an.1 tho government hopos no further  objection will l*e mado to Its insertion.  LIGHT BOOZE  Do You Drink It?  Mlnnrcl'n  where.  Liniment  for   sale   every-  TYPHOID  In no more nece_������a!-jr  Uiau Small pox, Aimy  <M9crl������aca hM demoniUBt-d  Um ������lma_t i.ilr_cul__j| efficacy, nnd li-irnm���������na���������.o- Aiuuyiwoui VHOOInuunn.  Ke vnccliuud MOW by ymir rliy������lcltui, ymi ���������nd  you. f���������mlly. It U won vlul thau tiouio liuiirauca.  Aik vour tohyilr.l.n, riniirelit. or i.nil tor llovo  iron hml Twa-oldl" uillnu of Typhoid Vacoin*.  mulli from list, nnd<U.r>K������r .ram Typhoid Currlerg.  THC CUTTta LABOtATOitY, ftCBKtitV, CAL.  ������_.._CI-������ VAC-MR- * -l-UM- UHD.lt 0. i. ������0V. LlOl-tl  Soubret���������llavonyolp thinks a groat  deal of tho proBidont.  Oomodlon���������Yos;   tho President diil  him tlio host turn anyone can possibly  do an actor.  ���������   Soubrot���������What was it?  Comedian���������Gavo him an audlonco.  ���������Judgo. ���������*  Dr. A.���������Wliy do you always make  such particular inquirios as to what  your pntlonts oat? Doos that rnslst  you ln yonr dhiBnosls?  Dr, B.���������Not that, but it onnblos mo  to uncertain thoir social position and  arrango my foos nooordliiKly.  "I'm all fugged out."  "What's   tho  troublo?"  "I've brrcr. r.*.',':"*.y for :;)-:  ing.l"-*-l)otrolt Froo 1-tohm.  T!'  rcrrt  "Arc  th^y woll m.-i !:���������.!"  "Perfectly.    (-Vh-'h n'Y'M of *v  lillos  und  In*   i.isi'l   i'������������������*',������������������ l   -r.-ii,  Ivoit l'"*ron Pri>������!������i  A minister's wife had quite u tussle  with coffee and her experience is interesting.   She says:  "During tho two yoars of my training as a nurso, while on night duty,  I becamo addicted to coffoo drinking.  r ���������...ween midnight and four In the  morning, when the patients were  asleep, thoro was little to do except  mako tlie rounds, and it was quit*  natural that I should want a hot cup  of coffoo about that time. I could  koop awake better.  "Aftor throe or four years of coffeo  drinking I bocamo a norvous wreck,  and thought that I simply could not  llvo without my coffee. All this time  I was subject to froquont bilious attacks, soniotimos so sovoro as to keep  me ln bed for several days. (Tea Is  just as injurious ns coffeo because  both contain tho drug caffeine).  "Aftor being married, Husband begged ine to loavo off coffco for ho foar-  ed that It had already hurt me almosc  beyond repair, ro I rosolvnd to mnKe  an effort to roloaso mysolf from the  hurtful habit.  "I began taking Postum and for a  fow days folt lhe languid, tired fooling from tho .lack of the ccffoo drug:  but I liked tho taste of Postum, and  that answorod for tho breakfast bov-  orago all right.  "Finally I began to fool clearer-  Ijoadod and had stoadlor norvoa. After  a year's ii-io ol I'dutuiu I uow J'ool llko  a new womnn���������hnvo not had nny bilious attacks since. I loft off coffoo."  Namo glvon by Canadian Postum  Co., Wind������or, Ont. Iload "Tho lload to  Wollvillo," ln plcgH.  Postum come., in two forms:  Reflular Postum���������must bo woll boiled.   *ir>o und U5c packages.  Instant Postum���������is a soluble powder.    A teaspoonful dissolves quickly  !**���������. v. <*������������������>���������"< nf liot ������'n|iir im-mI, -with rr*>*-n.  i and   utignr, mnkeu a delicious hover**  i'.i'k l-.o-tai.tly.    .too nnd  fi0c Unu.  |     The cont  pr-r cup of both  kinds in  about tlio same.  "TIrorc'n t\ no-tuon" for Voctuni.  ���������sold   by   Grocers.  P^'  m  ^i  m  :'- i-T_  ������________��������� mmamm*amvm*mta*aa*Wm**xm'!*  . fllTi<-l^-HWMlpQ������i-*M-,W---'l-"WJ-*-^ ^**\mnimMmili,mVm9lmlmmtm*immm*atmtiimi  asht*stsat*mm*mmfxmmm  mnmnvKye^M  mmxg.   ,���������   -,_.   m-m.  ���������    * -A  THE  CRESTON  REVIEW  THE CBESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.O.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.     >.,  C. F. Hatks, Owner and Editpi*.  CRESTON, B.G., FRIDAY, NOV? 13  What the country needs now  more than ever is more courage.  This is not a time for Canadians to  I be "quitters." It is a timefor prudence and economy, but not for  hysterical economy.  The West Never Fails  * ���������  *..****  _*-___-is vrvwA-tt-w^  Vv__������^*-_ r*  n c*^r\rm   ���������*���������*%������.  %jmxjx������\mt\Ji   J.\SJt  A Good Man Gone  tween now and next presidential  election President Wilson will have  to do considerable " making good "  if he hopes to carry his party  through^ to Another viotory and  himself tb a second term in the  White House.  if-hiq 6corqc  "flx-tcll  200 men for the Second Contingent  and double that number begging to  be sent, and remembering that our  own Creston Valley had seventeen  men offering where only ten could  be taken, one is taken aback to read  a few days ago ihat in Kew Brunswick it had been found necessary  to conduct a campaign to secure  enough recruits to make up the  quota from that province.  In Montreal things were even  worse for military officials there  had to request Alberta to supply  200 additional men to make up a  shortage in the number required  from the Quebec city.  To help Montreal out 100 volunteers were called for in Edmonton  and the same number in Calgary  In Edmonton almost 500 responded  to this call in less than ten hours,  and   in   Calgary the   response was  Not for some days to come will  Nelson have the same attraction  for newspaper men in general and  Kootenay and Boundary scribes in  particular, as was the case before  the departure last week of W.  Garland Foster, editor and manager of the Nelson Daily News, with  the  Second Canadian Contingent.  Of his newspaper ability the  Daily News speaks most eloquently. When he took over its management six years ago it was about due  for the discard; today for a small-  city daily, the News takes off its  hat to none.  Under   Mr.   Foster   there  was  nothing sectional  about the News,  Its  policy was to boost Kootenay  and Boundary first, last and all the  '*  time���������and it played no favorites.  j     Personally,   they     don't    make  i V  I them   any   whiter    than    Foster.  j Differ with him you might, but dislike him, never.    In times of adver-  The Ocean Trip  Continued from Page 1  lowed with 30 minutes hard running  up and down tho promenade deck,  then, break away to clean cabins and  kits. Breakfast follows at 7a.in. and  Sick parade at 8-i.m., General again at  9 a.m, for Sword Drill, which iB kept  going  until 11a.m.   then   General In-  I  i_t *%_**��������� sti-***-. *-_  ������*   -Ki-l-b Zm-m      ���������* _ 11* ������tr-������*_rv J    Ivtr*   *tm ���������_���������*"������������������������������������ _r\������*   m%mm  equally gratifying.  r\ x ���������     _t- -       i     *.      ii   - sity or prosperity he was there with  Out m   tins country the trouble:  , , ,       ,       ..  . . ^"l>e rwvu.  seems to   be to hnd  places for   the]"   '*���������!        "~  host  of men   riot   only willing but j ,  ���������       x      ' x     .i     - ������i        s ;come as the  anxious to go to   the n-ont. though ;   _.  in this case it would Ih* moiv pleas- 1 Newa ������ffice any hoUr of the d&* or  mght; in the field of  B.C. journal-  irr>rd and  a, lift. if withir.  and  you were  as wel-  flowers in  May at the  Vtiu  ant if the men of  as Albertans connect  units.  It begins to  look  if  in   this   business  e-**ud go  h Alberta  very much   as  if   patriotism  Oiii-J-   p-ii'sS in  it-.  ciu the shouting  the bulk ofthe fighting is to be left  to the westernem  Willie",   IrllC*  Citr.1,   UV  are quite willing tu  Looking to Prosperity  Following the "buy a bale of cotton" movement which to a great  extent temporarily i*ei_������-ved the  financial worries ul the southern  cotton planters, comes a "buy a box  of apples" appeal i tli* west, and  an announcement from the American' Tobacco Co. of its readiness to  buy cotton in return for a "buy a  pound of tobacco" movement.  All of which tempts the New  York World to remark that "Perhaps in the end general prosperity  will receive a boost through a system of sentimental barter all  round."  While intending its remark to be  taken humorously the statement, it  seems to us, comes close to the heart  of the truth.  If everybody in the Crestan Valley will continue to buy nil they  need as nearly up to the line of  hiB normal purchasing power as he  can it will do much to maintain tho  accustomed level of our common  prosperity.  Tho man who can afford but who  fails to Hv������ up to last year's standard has neglected to consider how  his action affects the tradespeople  and their families���������and those the  tradespeople employ, and their  families. If hia own incomo has  not beon seriously ofl'cctcd by tho  war he ia not playing the part of a  good citizen in refraining from hia  normal purchases.  It is beginning to lie recognized  throughout tho country that thu  man who thinks he is helping himself by hoarding his cash, or post-  ���������vming the payment of his current  accounts, is altogether mistaken.  ism. at least, he was the noblest  Roman of them all.  His appointment to command  the Kootenay and Boundary volunteers to the Second Contingent will  be ax>preciated by those under him.  and here's hoping be comes back  equally renowned with the sword  as with the pen���������and with a cluster  of medals imposing enough to outshine the great white way on Baker  street, when he marches out on  state occasiona  His successor on the News, Robb  Sutherland, shapes up well, and  there is every indication that the  News will continue to be the  worthy champion of everything in  the Interests of Kootenay and the  Boundary.  United States Elections.  Our neighbors to the south had  their annual November ballot box  battle last week, and now that the  returns have all been tabulated the  outstanding feature of the balloting  would seem to be the collapse of  the Progressive party.  Apparently the insurgent Repub-  cans have very discreetly crawled  back into their old party band wagon, and likely the last has been  heard of tho RoosevoltBull Moosors  as an effective fighting force in  American national politics.  In view of this getting together  of tho two elements in tho opposition ranks it was to be expocted tho  going wonld not bo so easy for the  Democrats. Whether their losses  havo been more than normal hns  not yet boon asserted by tho political statisticians, but tho Wilson  party is still in control of Congress.  What fcho Democratic party huB  now to worry about is that with  fcho Progressiva, out of fcho way ifcis  certain that a normal Ropublioan  vote will bo polled in the next national election, and a normal Republican voto would spoil disaster  to Democratic hopes.  Whioh   in   turn   moans fchafc he-  g  12 noon. At 2p.m. the bugles again  call us to muster, when we are given  another two. hours drill, after which  we are allowed to indulge in sports, or  spend the time as we please, till 10:15*  p.m. when all lights are put out and  the day closes.  Oct. 2nd we are called to muster at  Reveille and find our ship at anchor  aud  upon' making  inquiries  of  the  ship's company find that we are lying  in Gaspe Basin (a splendid anchorage  in the Gulf  of St. Laurence)   and will  remain at this place until all the vessels carrying troops have come in.   So  far one can count twenty-eight troopships and four   Cruisers, but it is said,  there are   five or six   niore vessels to  come  in yet.   Our  day on   board   is  spent in   drill, with   sword and rifle,  varied with'-lectures, and I pause here  to remark; that the soldier of today is  given credit for possessing a measure  of intelligence.   As we are told that  our duty is to accumulate knowledge,  t?y asking and demanding information  of what   is going on in as   far as it  affects us.   The idea of the ordinary  soldier of some few years ago, asking  or demanding, -information from his  officers,   with    regard   to   what'was  transpiring about him, is too funny to  contemplate,   Duringthe afternoon of  the second,  we receive several visits  from Naval Officers, and there is much  signalling going on between the differ  ent ships in the fleet.   We also receive  a visit from the   Hon. Sam   Hughes,  who is   distributing a circular   letter  among  the' soldiers,   and   incidently  boosting himself.   All the vessels in  the fleet are? pointed a dull slate color,  so there are no distinctive markings  between .ships other . than structural  ones, it  makes   the   ships   look  very  dirty,   but I  suppose   the looks   are  secondary to safety. During the evening of this day we are told that General Von Kluck has surrendered, and  the news is received with mauy cheers  I wonder if it is true?   We finish this  day with a concert in the main dining  room.   On Oct, 3rd   we  leave Gaspe  Bay at 3:15 p.m. and steam out to sea.  The convoy comprises abont 31 Troopships and 4 Cruisers, the formation for  travelling,   being three  lines,  with a  distance of 3 miles between each line  and half  a mile -between   each  ship.  Each line is headed  by a Cruiser and  ono Cruiser brings up the rear.   It is  a. very  impressive  sight  to   see  the  ships  following   in such   array and I  wish I were, able to send you a photo  of tho convoy, but alas it is impossible-  Tho whole convoy was under tho command of Rear Admiral, R. E. Woimy's  commanding G Squadron of Cruisers,  and his orders to the fleet are that vessels shall not show any lights at night  during duration'of voyage.   Tlie'cruis-  ors are the Eclipse, Louiiina.and others  tho names of whioh I could not learn  and tho ships in tho convoy embrace  tho: Bormutlian, Royal Edward, Alum-  niiir,  Andenia,   Athenia,   Bennudian.  Corinthian, Caribbean, Canada, Fran-  conia.,   Cassandra,    Virginian,   Monmouth, Ivurnia',   Lnm-cntic, Lakonin,  Royal   George,     Scotian,    Arcadian,  Corinthian, Scandinavian, Gi.uiipiaii,  Zeeliuul, Tyrolia, Tunisian, Manitou,  Montreal,  Montezuma, Ruthenia, Megan tlo, Saxon ia, Sicilian, and Lapland.  The sketch   will  butter  HhiHtrato our  method of travelling.  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  I  5J* XX m*        _^<M     _������w>__4.^������*2������-  up*do-uaic  COMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  '&������ BEST AND MOST  POFUimAR HOTEi.^ IN  THE KOOTENAYS  \rXJL   Orb_.AWftr4.jr  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. . Kitchen  staff (including cook), all  white ladies.    Every  comfort  ai.*".   aff*������t.tir_ji  cr-iygti fr/>   fftieStS  -_._-������_ ������~S*._<-^ W-,._-4-_       ^��������� ���������*        w O *~*~ "  The bar   is s upplied with  only"the best brand of goods.1  Porters Meet Trains  W. A HERON,  MANAGER  6  l  o  o  o  OOOO'OOOOOO  0000000000������  oooooooooo  To avoid running eaeli other down  In foggy weather or at nights each  vohhoI, except the lost ones, towed bo-  r  I10IM  ��������� tm  ���������  KB**  WIIUNtl  all width., up to 0 foot, will ho oloarod at  cont.  lie oarlv an Uio .nmntitv ih limitod.  m9f%.*m*X%.mJKJ'l>%        ������J>  I  L  tho  host in  Oroston  ���������fw rlmm uwl Vw>  ,1 I   I  ri  CANADIAN  Very Low Fares  IN CONNECTION WITH  xcursions  TO THE  e   a  uiouountry  DaiIyNOV.7 to DEC.31 incl.  Limit, Five Months.  Stop-over and Extension privileges.  Full information re  Rail and Steamship Tickets from  R. M. REID, Ticket  Agent, Creston, or  R. DAWSON, Dist.  Pass. Agt, Calgary  . _* _ - .,������������������.  sr. -_.-    - ~  hind them a large log of wood painted  red, at the end of a stont rope. The  theory of tin- thing was alright but it  did not work out well in practice as  far as our ship was concerned, for the  vessel immediately behind got cur  rope and log mixed up with. its propeller and caused a general mixup.  The lookouts are more careful now. lt  is to be hoped the weather does not  get bad, or with so many ships in  close quarters we will be climbing on  board each other. Wo have started a  cricket |team on board and between,  drills we manage. to get in a little  fporfc.  Oct, 4���������Our muster roll this morning was very slim. The vessel has been  rolling about during tho night and a  number of them have been {nit out of  action, though thoro are onough stirring for a fine church service, and a  concert in the evening.  Oct. 5���������Our lines are unbroken as  far an the eye can see, I regret not  being able to send a view of the magnificent scene. It is very doubtful if  so many ships ovor sailed- across tho  Atlantic in company beforo, certainly  never boforo wore so many ships engaged on suoh a mission. During tho  morning there waa some excitement���������  man overboard from ono of tho centre  ships, however he was speedily recovered but whothor dead or alive I cannot say. Still mow oxeifoment Inter  in tho tiny whon a ship appeared in the  distance, thon disappeared. One of  tho urusiers gave' chase and was away  all night, ro.appearing in tlio morning  when we learned tho disappearing ship  waq a Whito Star Lino boat who  thinking she hod run into same hostile  ships turned tail and left. Another  boat that sailed too close to uu was ordered to fall in boh ind and boar us  company, the reason being very obvious. Our crulsors are very busy; first  one and then the other taking turns to  go ahead and scouti so we are well  guarded.  I wiH conclude this chapter now or  you -will tire, of reading it. Make due  allowance for inconveniencejn writing  as the ship has, been rolling steadily  for days and this is written at odd  moments, when ?chance affords. No  doubt out of my .disjointed remarks  remarks your readers will be able to  glean sufficient to give them some idea  of how we are faring. With kind regards to all,      Yours truly,  R. Sinclair Smith  SMALL DEBT ACT.  SUMMONS  Plaint No. 85  In the Small Dobts Court of Creston.  holden at tho Police Court:  Between WM. IL KEMP, Plaintiff;  And DENNIS B. HOWARD, trading  as D. B. Howard or Howard Bros,,  Dofondant.  You arc horoby summoned to appear at a Small Debts Court to bo holden at the Polico Court, Creston,' on"  the Twelfth Day of December, 1014, at  the hour of 8 o'clock of the afternoon,  to answer the Plaintiff to a olulm, the  particulars of which are hereunto ati-  novod.  Dated this llth' of Deoembor, 1014.  Oity LowisNnima  W. S. Watson  Magistrates.  Debtor Claim ,'-      -   9100.00  Cost of Plaint     '���������-'���������������������������' ���������      8.00  $108.00  To tho Defendant Dennis B. Howard,  trading iui D. B. Howard or Howard Bros.  DENNIS B. HOWARD, trading  as Dennis B. Howard or Howard Bros., In Account with W.  II. KEMP���������  Oct. l, 1014���������ToRonfc  -   $100.00  111  otirivtnrmr*  NewSiociHRuiiijers  You  ron.llv  Hhould  havo  thorn  l.hi������  wont.hor  I "Brand now ..took and nrioos down tn h.rr* -non I  \ : . 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Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well Jurnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Oar   Guests  Cali  cAgain  Headquarters tor Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  1 L B* Moran  Prop.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE    -  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $13,500,000  MON&Y OKJJ&RS  Issued by if lie Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient  and inexpensive method of remitting small sums of money. These  Orders, payable without charge at any bank in Canada (except in  the Yukon Territory) and in the principal-cities of the United States,  are issued at the following rates :    /  '" $5 and under        ...        3 cents  -Over'5 and not exceeding $10      .        6    "  ������������������    10       ��������������� *��������� 30       .       10    4t  M  30  50  15  ^REMITTANCES ABROAD  _T.o-i.-1 fee made by means of our SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFTS and MONEY  ORDB&S.   Issued without delay at reasonable rates. S28  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  <������_,.  Get Your Fruit Trees, Bushes, and  Ornamentals of Every Description from the  ',>  Largest and Best Nursery in the West  Buy From  1000 Acres Under Cultivation  THE  BRITISH COLUMBIA NURSERIES CO.  Limnted  Our Specialty:  "One year trees on 3-year whole roots''  ���������  -Gisbwu and Packed by Men of Lifelong Experience  NO IRRIGATION NO WINTER INJURY  ��������� 'ti.' r !    "Write fnrBO-page Illustrated Catalogue to  Davjd D. Horne,  Nakusp, P.  O.,  or A.  MILLER,  Arrow Lakes ORESTON, BN. C.  lee^e-^fi'-Mfieaac^^  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Shipment of McLaugliu Sleighs and Cutters ou Haud  TEAM   SLEtGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Sleighs and Cutters GOAL FOR SALE  MS. McCreath, Prop.  Phono 60 Sirdar Avonuo '   Box 14  f*******^**)^  ALICE SIDING  . i      - ~  Fall ploughing is finished for this  season.  Mr. and Mrs. John Johnson of Wynndel were visiting friends here on Sunday. "  Mr. Churchill who is under the  weather, is having a visitfrom his son,  James. , i  Reed & Matherare hard at it���������in the  Une weather���������clearing land on the  Humming Bird Ranch.  ' The school attendance is up to fifteen" this ' month���������one less than the  same month last year.  If our information- is correct Alice  Siding will have a representative on  the Third Canadian Contingent.  The? flrst danc������ of the season ���������wil! be  held on Saturday night at the home of  Scotty Todd. Dancing at eight o'clock  and a good time for all who attend.  Get ready for a'cold winter is the  advice of John- Miller. He has just  butchered hishogs and finds the melts  unusually thick������������������a, sure sign of cold  weather..-'-.  ?The coyotes appear to be more numerous than' usual this year and some  of our hunters will help meet the high  cost of living by doing some trapping  this year.-  ?  ���������Duck Creek may imagine it is the  leader in 'producing,? carrot crops but  Mr, Rose is digging two acres of turnips this.week that cannot be excelled  anywhere in the valley. He is feeding  a dozen head of cattle this winter.  We have made careful enquiries and  find it "was > stunSTss P. Hagen was pulling with his? team instead of carrots  as reported last week, so -have concluded the -writer of the Duck Creek  news must haye been celebrating the  night before and consequently could  not be sure it? was not tamarack  stumps?  KIT(^NER  9>  1  War on  Hard Times  a_������__0BW---(-BWWWM--n--M--BMM_MMMMMM  Help to Boost it Along I  HOW CAN YOU DO IT?  By dealing -with local men as much a& possible.  Give them a chance to figure on an order before  ,   sending it away;  you are not doing justice  either to yourself or, the Valley.  The more money you send to catalogue houses  the higher you have to pay for goods bought  ���������������_.TIW  _A>vrC-__.jr' .  Ifc takes so much to run a* business and the bigger  the turnover the less it costs to run the  business.  We are prepared to meet Baton's prices on anything wc carry of the same quality.  If we get Eaton's prices and Eaton's terms -we  could make a bigger profit than we are now  getting.    Try us and see.  I  i  LANCASTER   &  THE QUALITY STORE  Mrs. Laskay 61 Sirdar spent a day in  Kitchener, visiting Mrs. J. T. Burgess.  H. Rymeli returned from, Nelson on-  Satvh.dayi'      ti-'H'Y���������"-*-/ "Y ������������������'��������� '-������������������'" '���������'-';  It looks as if it would be a long time  before Mr. Carnegie's peace institution  will be paying dividends.  ���������-.r .���������.��������������������������� ��������� - .'-���������������������������-������������������'* ���������'������;���������. ��������� r;;r ,-"   i ������������������������������������:���������' -'������������������.i      ' .'������������������': ���������*.'....  M.'.Jephsbn, an employee of G.A.  Hunt's, met with ;ati accident the other  day. In sonqe way .he missed his footing while working, on top of a pile of  ties and falling to the ground his  shoulder came in cpntact with a rock.  He .was taken to Creston,. where Dr.  Henderson dressed his shoulder, but  found no bones broken.  The Indians are oh their annual hunt  in this district and you find their tepees at''every turn- of the road, and  even in the city limits.  S. A. Reid is one bf our real busy  men; he is all around and back the  same day. ���������  Karl Lennie of Yuhk was a caller in  this city one day last week.  J. Nicholas formerly of P.Q., now  from here, left between trains. ' Must  have been in a hvrry.  Our B.C. Budget  TO LOAN  6% MONEY  MONEY 0%  T ������)������*���������*������������������������ *r������';������y be ���������obtained for any purpose on acceptable  Rieal Kafatfe security ; liberal privileges  Correspondence solicitod  *���������. "m *   ���������* mm*   m  -*m   *���������* ...      tr**!   '.-,���������.   ���������������"_������   .  * *hj *.**xr   ������_������*���������������/���������������������������������������_. jjiU{;,  v_> a. i ������.h    _,���������__.   i   *  i *v<..n v ivn, v^oio.  Greenwood's donations to tho Patriotic Fund are in, excess of expectations.  Hunter & Gluspio* havo taken out  2,000 telegraph poles north of Nakup  for the National Pole company.  Col. MacKay has gone to Victoria  to convince tho authorities that Pernio armory should be built at once.  Goo. Higgle of Vernon is selling his  Angora goats by auction and giving  the monoy to the Belgian vollef work.  Four ladies were candidates for election as directors of Slocan Lako Agricultural Society���������mino of whom woro  elected.  Two ol| tho Grand Forks voluntooro  to the Second Contingent woro  married' just two days prior to leaving  for Victoria,  W. It. Wilson, hianager of the  Crow's Nest Pass C6al Co., presented  each of tho Fernie volunteora with a  pipe and pouch of tobacco.  Natal volunteers to tho second contingent woro presented with a flag.  $20 will bo paid to tho soldlor bringing  It Iiohm. and fftTOO tn tht* mini who  plants ti in Berlin.  Violin lake, n\r miles from Ronnland  which was  stocked with   trout about  four years ago, jn yielding good results  #*.      .'������*���������������        .       *  a:  V.W..W      .������ \f,m.ttkt,  4| pounds.  b  The total amount paid into the Canadian Patriotic Fund in the Okanagan  Valley up to October 31. was $2804,70,  The C.P.R. is asking for a reduction  oa its.'.;.water, rate, at Greenwood on  account of the consumption being very  small.   ?"."���������'.  T Wo hundred and eleven voters were  added to the list in the city of Ross-  land during the registration month of  Octblier.  $21.50 was made at a patriotic cushion, raffle at Greenwood. Wite the  money 68 pairs of sox were purchased  and forwarded east. Y  ? Plan's are now* under way for preparing a shipment of Christmas presents :..,to volunteers who left Grand  Forks for the front.  Mr.. Alisebrook, has grown some 6������  pound carrots on his Kaslo ranch this  summer, some of the" smallest ones  were as big as a man's arm.  ThiB Nakusp Belgian relief fund has  contributed $50 in cash and shipped  large boxes of clothing, weighing  nearly a ton, to the Belgian consul at  Vancouver,  ' -  Within a month the wives and children of men who are on the way to the  front ( from Fernie will be receiving  upwards of $240 per month from the  Patriotic Fund.  . In Rossiand the number of alien  enemies reporting to the police once a  month according to their undertaking  is very much smaller than the number residing there.  Rossiand has already shipped to the  Red Cross headquarters at Quebec 102  nightshirts, 73 flannel shirts, 183 pairs  of sox, SO dozen handkerchiefs, and  many other articles of the sort.  For the past nibnth or more the C.  P. R. has boon tho big consumer of  Fernie coal and products, the Trail  smelter and the railway accounting  for most of the coal and coke that loft  hero.  R. Reading, C.P.R. Agent at Pernio  haa again received the $50 prize for the  best kept station garden in tho Alborta division. This is tho third year in  succession that Mr. Reading has won  this honor.  Kaslo producers aro gotting 10 cents  for pork .vh?ch the butchers retail at  30 cents, which leads tho Kootenaian  to obnerve that between 10 cento por  pound that tho producer gets and tho  30 cents tho consumer pays, there's a  big long ways, almost as long as from  hei'O to Tlpporary.  Pernio Froo Press:���������Lt.-Col. J. McKay sent nlno military prisoners from  Oranbrook to Vernon' yestewlay.  Some of tho men w-rre Au-itrlans tvho  woro arrested while attempting to  loavo tho country, and othors aro Germans who rofuBod to give tho required  guarantees which would givo tliom  thoir liberty on parole.  Kualo Koot-Jiiaian:���������A lottor Iioh  boon aunt by the municipal author!-  tlon to tho Attorney-general, asking  ior auvivo iih wnat to do iu tlie caso ot  registered Austrians residing within  the city Hmlt,ii who rofuso to report  monthly, Atlvloo ls also asked om to  what is to be dono in case of rosidontA  ���������..���������_ uuu--' -lu-i.-uunui-.t' vvno ui-u timing  *.**,** *,***. o-������-.>i-> <_*,-���������.������ i>|������..mjr iHtmcituig  Hodttion.  Many cases of destitution are reported from around Fernie and 'applications for relief are numerous.. ���������*  _���������*_._-___-._-.  Section 48  Y '  ? ?Notice is hereby jefiveh that on the  1st day of December- next application  will be made to the Superintendent of  Provincial Police for the transfer of  the license for the sale of liquor by re-  _tail in and Upon ther _premises, known  as the King George. Hotel, situate at  Creston, British Columbia, from W. A.  Heron of Creston British Columbia.  Dated this 2nd day of N6vember,1914.  W. A. HERON, Holder of License for  the Creston Trading Co., Ltd.  J.-H. DOYLE, Applicant for Transfer  for the Creston Trading Co., Ltd.  CRESTON and SKYLARK MINERAL CLAIMS  Situate in the Nelson Mining Division  ��������� of < West rKootenay. ���������"���������. Where located,  near Wynndel, on the Crow's Nest  Pass Railway.  TAKE NOTICE that I/Guy Lowen-  biirg, acting as the duly authorized  agent, of G. A. Becker,. Free Miner's  Certificate No. 85711B, and the Estate  of Mai-y Walsh (deceased), Free Miners  Certificate No.85703B,intend sixty.days  after the date hereof to apply to'' the  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claims.       ��������� ��������� .. '?..������������������    !"Y  Ahd further take notice that action  under Section 85 must be commenced'  before the issuance of such Certiflcatc  of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of November, 1014.  GUY LGWENBURG.  SYNOPSIM OF GOAL MINIG  REGULATIONS  Ooal mining righto of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan aud Ali-orta  the Yukon Territory, the NortbweBt  Territories and in a portion of the Pro-  vino- of British Columbia, may beleaood  for a term of twenry-one years at  nn minuu) rental nf Ql au aoro. Not  moro Minn 2,660 aoroB will be leased to  one applioaut.  ApplioaiioM for a lease must bo mado  by the applioaut in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agont of tho district in whioh  the rights applied for nro situated.  In carvcyod turritory tbo land must  be doBoribod by Bootiohs, or legal nub*  d'vifliouB of Bootlons, and in niinurveynn  territory tho tract appliod for aboil bo  staked ont by the applioant himsolf.  Each application must be nooompanlod  by a foo of $6 wbloh will bo refunded if  tho rights applied for aro not available  but not othorwlao. A royulty ahull be  paid on tho merohantablo output of tho  mino at tho rate of five cents per ton. -  Tho person oporntiug tbo mine shall  furnish tho Ageut with s vom returns  ncconnMng for Uio full qiuiutlty oflaor-  ohantablo ooal minod nnd pav tho royalty thoroon. If tho ooal mining rights  aro not boing operated, snoh returns  should bo fnmiahod nt loant onoo a yoar  Tbo loase will include the ooal min.  lug rlahts ouly, but tho losseo mny b������  permitted to purchase wbntovor avail*  ablo snrfuco riahts may be oouBldttrod  nooossulry for tbo worklug of tho mine  at the rato of $10 an aoro.  Kor fnll .nfnri-imiion i������nT.U'**������#ln-������ **ho^-!A  be made to the 8-.oroti.ry*of tho bepart-  mont of tho Intorlor, Ottawa, ov to onf  Agont or Hnb<Agent of Dominion Landta  W. W. OORY,  Dopnty Mlnlstor of tho Interior.  N. H.���������lTnanthnriJuvl n-nhllniktln*! nt  this ndvortiiomont will not bo paid for.  -800U0.  -li  ^  -*w.  ti-iK  Ii.  ?5  fi  $i  il  *r  ��������� -^  "-StY4  -���������:$?  ti.m  rl  f  u  --.1  ���������Vti  i3  ���������M  7<^_  I  ���������m  r-������_  mmam  mmmWmmaaaaat  ft    *!',' ���������    ' '-W.1-A*V.M*W*4*������  v????a??YiYY'v^???  vT^-^MCujacutUww^t--  mimt*i**&  ���������*rj**^^.^-.'^ig-ne-a_������-^������-*,P*ijir*%,m..'^^  THE KEYI-G.W, CREST OK ;?B? C;  -_#������r������w ���������v-*^iMr*ir->������',*> rj-v������?-n*j������yrn----  ������_/j  Use of Rubber ii.   Mending  Body     l TransmissiprTbfSound Through W^ter  When tissues or organs of. the body( Sound is transmitted through water  are damaged and living grafts are | faster than through air and far more  not available tor repairs, inert sub-j accurately, both as to direction and  stances are sometimes introduced to j volume. Submarine signals have been  replace bone, cartilage or fat. Silver   employed in . various   forms   for   the  Liver and Bowels slow down.  Tone them np with  ������������fe  vesceat  mmmSmmmBS!^Stl^atammimaim^mm^  25c and 60c at all Druggists and  Storec. Take Abbey Vita Tablets for  Sick Nerves.  has proven a very valuable material  supplied by the metals, and paraffin  lias, been found suitable for certain  applications.  The use of rubber for internal  mending is a quite recent subject of  experiment. About five years ago Dr.  Sullivan, an American physician,  showed that the bileduet could be replaced with a rubber tube, and since  then sheet rubber has been successfully tried for such purposes as closing the aperture in a damaged blood  vessel and repairing tho torn abdominal wall of a hernia victim. The  rubber patches tend to become covered with living tissue after a few  months.  The latest idea is that of Fieschi,  the Italian surgeon? who replaces lost  purpose of preventing collisions of  vessels at sea. A.new type off warning device has been perfected, to bo  used under water, in the form of an  electric oscillator or vibrator. This Is  attached to the inner side of the vessel's hull and is capable of transmitting a note through tho water, a distance of more than 25 miles.  The sound waves are produced in  thc oscillator by the vibration of a  diaphragm, which. obtains its motion  from electrical impulses iuduced in a  cylinder of copper iuside a casing,  suspended in an electromagnet. The  sounds are received by a shntlarly  constructed mechanism--of "rewerso  action. In making tests of,, the machine, a song from a talking machine  record was  plainly hoard  in a  tank  ������Wi������v^  The   Way   of  tne   Frog  The extent to which the actions of j hernia of the thigh.  animals are determined by pure uaroa-1 !   soning instinct is a matter of some j u.Testifies For Itself.���������Dr. Thomas*  dispute. It has been stated that a ��������� Ecloctrlc Oil needs no testimonial of  frog will snap at any small moving lts powefa other than itself. Whoever  object regardless of its character and (tries it for coughs or colds, for cuts  or hunger or satiety, bome^expen-1 ov contusions, lor sprains or burns,  ments seem to indicate that the frog, for paiDS iu the llmbs or body, well  is capable of greater discrimination j know that the medicine proves itself  than has been credited to liun. Thus,; and ueeds no guarantee. This shows  for example, a irog was ofJered hairy | whv tbls ou is iu genoral use<  caterpillars, which it promptly seized !      '   and  with equal promptness spat  out! _ . _���������������_,.������___._  But after about from four to' Pr,nce  of  Wa,es    Motto  ubstanco with porous sponge of rub-   of water located a irood distance from  ber, into which living cells penetrate,   *"* -���������   '        >-���������"-���������*���������  and thus build up new tissue. A tampon of rubber sponge effectively closed the aperture in two operations for  the source, it iy said that tho echo  which is returned to tho ship from an  iceberg or other object can bo utilized to prevent disasters.  'TALK to a representative sporting goods  ���������*��������� dealer or a big game hunter about game  rifles and Remington-UMC is on his tongue  iti a iniftute.  He knowa that Remington-UMC Big Game Rifles  have stood the teot of actual ocrv.ee use. He feels safe  in recornmcnulhg them to friend and eustomerj as a  friendly favor or a business transaction.  Let your sporting goods dealer show you the Remington-UMC High Power Slide Action Repeaters��������� ���������.  .25 Rem., .30 Rem., .32 Rem., .38-.40 Rem. and .44^Y,,  Rem. calibres.   He either has them in stock already,^**"  or cari get them for you.  To keep, your gun cleaned and lubricated right, use Rem OH,  . the new powder solvent, rust preventative, and gun lubricant.  m-MINGTQi"- ARMS-UN-ON XvIETALLIC GARTS-PGE GO.  ���������W.mjJ.W*    On,*.'-*  Critic's Highest Function  To ascertain the mustor current in  tho literature of an epoch, and to distinguish this from all minor currents,  is the critic's highest function; in discharging it he shows how far he pos  sesses the most indispensable quality  of his office���������justness of spirit.���������Matt-  how Arnold.  again.  seven   such, injudicious  attempt    the 1  frog had learned his lesson, and there-!  after refused similar fare. In another \  experiment earthworms were so con-'.  nected    with    a source of electricity j  that   the   frog   received   a   shock   on >  touching the worm. The frog duly de-'  voured the prey and show-cd no signs:  of {I.sconiior..    However, he refused  for      seven   days   to   touch   another ���������  species of worms.    Similarly the frog \  could  be   taught  to  avoid   vorius  ou  which oil of cloves or aclcium chloride;  had been spread, although such v*doc-; which .it has,  it is suggested,   been  tored" prey was not spit out. hut only! corrupted since.  digested. \ ���������   Remembering that this baby    was   ,  | the tirst English Prince of Wales, the  ' Welsh   explanation  of  "Ich  dien"  is  not   unreasonable,   however,   it  may  According to a press correspondent,  Welshmen have a theory abcut "leh  Dien," based on a tradition that at  his birth which took place at Carnarvon- Edward II. was presented, in  live arms of a nurse, to a gathering of ���������h,s  Welsh chieftaius.  His father, Edward 1., pointing to  the baby, is said to have exclaimed,  "Etch dyn," the Welsh for "Your  man."  The pronunciation or this Welsh  phrase is the same as "let. dien," to  Neuralgia  of the Heart  Guard   the   rising   generation   by  in  the  home  rising always  EDDY'S  "SES-Qlir   N0N-P01S0pUS MATCHES?  Positively harmless to children, even if accidentally  swallowed, because the composition with which the  heads are tipped,  contain no poisonous ingredients  ./finard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Good  Enough  strike at  the roots of the historical  1 derivation, from "the arms of the blind  "Hallo,  kiddy,"  said  little  3������.nn_e<s \ King   of  Bavaria,  defeated   in  battle  uncle, as he met her going to school, i bv a former famous Prince of Wales.  "What's the matter?"' i   "    "Mummie  won't let me  go fishing j     Tommy is a very precocious young-  with Charlie after school," she wh.m-ister, and 2ias an  answer for almost  jiered, on the verge of tears. I everv one.    A few mornings ago his  "Never mind. dear.   Why not."        | father was  talking    to    him    about  "Don't know, but I ain't gohx!" sleepier  late  in  the morning.  "Pa^"  "You musn't say 'ain't,* Jen,"   rem-, said Tommy, "do you know that light  onstrated her uncle.    '"You must say \ travels 136.360 feet per second?"  'I am not going, he is not going, she :     "Yes,"   replied   the    father,     "but  is not going, we are not going, you are ��������� what of that?"  not going.  The child fixed her eyes on him attentively.  "Now, do you think you cau remember all that?" he inquired kindly.  Jennie's face lightened  up.  "Sure, uncle, course I can. There  ain't none of us goin'!"  "Why, if it goes as fast as that  is it any wonder that it gets up in  the morning before I do?" asked  Tommy.   And the father subsided.  Corns and warts disappear when  treated with Holloway's Corn Cure  without leaving a scar.  Madge���������Would you marry a spendthrift, my dear?  Marjorie���������It wouldn't be so bad if  he were just starting out on his  career.���������Answers.  First Student���������I'm so glad you've  taken Greek!  Second Student���������I havn't taken it;  I'vo only boen exposed to it.���������Yale Record.  PLEASED TO RECOMMEND  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  Letter    Tells    of    Wonderful  Change Effected by Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food  Mi*. James G. Clark, Fosterville,  York county, N.B., writes*. "I have  been a great sufferer from what the  doctors said was neurlagia of the  heart. The pain started in the back  of the neck and v/orked ��������������� own into the  region of the heart. Though I'had  taken a. lot of medicine of one.kind  and another, 1 could not get anything  to help me until I used Dr. .Chase's  Nerve Food.  "When I began this treatment I  could not rest in bed, except by sitting  upright,, on account of the dreadful  pains about the heart ana the quick,  loud beating. The change which Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food has made in my  condition is. wonderful. It Las entirely overcome these symptoms, and \  is making me strong and well. If this j  statement will help to relieve the suffering of others, you are at liberty to  use it."    ���������      ���������      " '    -  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food is a true  tonic and the greatest of nerve restoratives. 50 cents a box, 6'for $2.50:  all dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co.,  Limited, Toronto.  THE KAISER'S MANNER OF  -**  "TO  PARIS OR DIE."  As  BUSTERS ON FEET  COULD NOT SLEEP   .  i  Skin Much Inflamed,   Itched and  Smarted.     Could   Not   Wear  Shoes.   Cuticura Soap and OinK  ment Entirely Healed.  ��������� "���������:   ���������       ���������   ,i ���������  Victoria St., Thet.ord "Mines West, Quo.  *������������������"Ono day I waa repairing n vnlvo on lop  of .iJ>oiler whon a steam pipe closo to my  feet buret Braiding both. misters camo on my feet; and I  . could not wear iny shoes. Tlio  Klein wus very much Inflamed  and it gave mo mich pain that  I could not bleep at -light. I  wu.s treated for ten day*- with  no Improvement, so tried ointment.; hut noni- clkl any r>ond.  "Ono day I camo across lho CulJeiiru  ���������advertisement and decided lo Iryanumplo.  Th" Cniloura Soap ond Ointment ..avo mo  bu'-Ii relief and '.topped thn Itehh-R nnd  Ki.i.irtlntf ho niil-.l.ly Unit. 1 boiiid.t' a box  of Cull'-iira Ointment nnd r-Jomn moro  Cuticura f-io.ip. Now tlio woundt. ui-o  entirely healed and Ihe warti hnvo qulto  dl-vipiKaml." (MltOHd- William Neck,  Jan. ril.  I'.ll-I.  Samples Free by Mull  In neliyrtliiK n toilet. ";oui- why not promiro  mm povMitul.-u ilellralo (-inolll.-i)- proper-left  Niit'lr-U-nt to allay minor irrltuiloni., removo  r<*<ln'"ii:; and runclinewi, prevent, porn-clou*  Khii;, -i'lfii-n ;nii| /..nitJin nrnnltlvo condition-/,'  ui-<l iir������iij-.i <-.'.!_& a<i.li#calp health generally?  tiiirU ti h.i:i|> (ritiililrii-rl wl'li tlm pnreHt, of  BuiHtiiiii'ivHiH liiurt'tllfiiltt and moiifc fruwuut  nml refrcj.lilnrf of <low< r <Mor,-r, Im C.utl'*nr.i  tuKUL 1,'uiii'iita himp ami < uiiciira ('iiii-  nvtit nwiuilil l'_'������lrii;/'.lr.t������nn.l d".dnrn <ivery-  Wii.ri-.     l.iln r..l i...iu|.,.i ot '..vl  ll.uUr.l  l'l in),  ,1.1111 ;t'-'-|). ->Uiii  llool..     -.ililrri.n  l>iii.l,H������ril  .���������*Cutl..*iira, Uejit. U, lluulon, V. U. A.".  rrr- ��������� -  w. :i. u. io;;.'  Mrs. Henri Bernier, Anceline, Que.,  writes: "It is with pleasure that I recommend Baby's Own Tablets, whicn.  I have given my little ones for stomach and bowel troubles, constipation,  loss of sleep and simple fevevs. Xno  mother of young children should be  without them." The Tablets are guaranteed to be free from injurious drugs  and may be given to the youugest  child with perfect safety and good results. They are sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box from  The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  The  Canny Scot  As Sandy holed out on the first  green his friend from over, the border  asked:  "And how many strokes did you  take?"    ���������  "Eight," replied the Scot.  "Ah," said tho Englishman. "1  took seven;  so that's my hole."  The Scotsman ventured no reply;  but when on the second green the  Englishman repeated hia former question, and mado inquiry as to the number of strokes taken by his opponent,  thc latter nodded his head, and, with  an expression of infinite wisdom on  his face, gently murmured: ~  "Nny, nay, my mannie; this tlmo  It's my turn to ask first."  Tho Correct Count  Yalhor and tho throo chlldron woro  to give mother a birthday gift iu. combination. Tho youngoHi; child was ro-  looted to make tho presentation nd-  drcwa. Sho prepared for it carefully,  and thus dolivorod it in duo sotiHon:  "Dour, mamma, the gift in prosuntoii  to you hy your throo children and  your one husband."  Circumvent Import Prohlblton  Tlio attention of the government  has been dlroctod to uttonipls by  United Stiitos commission Iiouhoh to  circumvent tho orders in council prohibiting tho importation to Canada of  t-iL-rmiiii ami Austrian good.**.  I,otter.! havo hoon Rent by 11ioho  hoiiuod to Cumullun merchant,, offering to supply goodH manufactured in  enemy countrioH. All such goodn sont  to Canada will bo conflnr.atod nnd  Ciiiiudinn merchants aro appealed to  on patriotic ground*, to nlvo no  c'.iiimercliil patronage to tlio oiioiny'a  IlldllHll'k'H.  An Obvious Truth  Among those visiting an art exhibition held recently in Cincinnati was  an old German who wandered about,  looking at the paintings with interest.  Finally, he stopped before a portrait  which showed a man sitting in a  high-backed chair. Tacked to the  frame was a small white placard,  reading: "A portrait of J. F. Jones,  by himself."  The aged Teuton read the card, and  then chuckled sarcastically:  "Vot fools is dese art beoples," he  muttered. "Anybody dot looks at dot  picture vould know dot Jones Is by  himself. Nobody else is in der picture."  Baltimore, Md., Nov. 11, 1903.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Sirs,���������I came across a bottle of  your MINARD'S LINIMENT in tha  hands of one of tho students a. the  University of Maryland, and ho being  so klnu as to let me uso it for a very  bad sprain, which I obtained in training for foot races, and to say that it  helped me would bo putting it very  mildly, and I therefore aslc if you  would let mo know of ona of your  agents that is closest to Baltimore so  thut I may obtain some of it. Thank  ing you in advance I remain,  Yours truly,  W.  C. McCUEAN,  1*1 St. Paul stroot,  Caro Oliver Typewriter Co.  P.S.���������Kindly answor at onco.  A Pooolble Result  A good story is told on a Washington lawyer. At a trial in Baltimore ho flunnnonod as ti witnoss a  youthful physician, and ntiturully ln  the evoHH-oxiunlnuUoii ho hoI/.oiI tho  occasion to bo Hivrcastio. "Aro you,"  doiuandod tho lawyer, 'entirely .urn-  ilhtr with tho r-ymptoniH of oonoun-  slon of tho brain?" Tho young physician ronllori, "Yos, sir, I am." Then  tho smart lawyer put a hypothetical  cano before tho doctor, in this way:  "if my learned frlond, Mr. Hold, and  myself nhould bung our houdt. together, would wo got concussion of  tho brain?" The young physician  calmly replied, "Mr, Hold might."  Twilight has driven its shadows,  Within the rest-giving glades,  Counselling   retreat     'mons     the  echoes,  Away from the front barricades;  Sleep, like an angel of mercy,  Flutters an hour or two,  Over the whole battalion.  Poising to bid it adieu.  Then, as if 'twere a moment,  The silver threads of the dawn  Tickle the eyes of the soldiers,  To tell them of sleep come and  gone;  Instant, the lines range in silence,  Awaiting tho foe to appear,  Watching the far-away hill-crest,  To stay his onward career.  Wrath has its war-engines ready,  Man unto man all in place���������  Still  scanning* the fringe    of the  sky-line  To find what there is to efface:  "See! yonder they come!" runs the  ... whisper,  "Their  line    is    thousands    in  length!"  "Steady there, lads!" runs the order,  "They have    lines    beyond    for  their strength!"  Wrath has its war-engines ready,  Eager the word to obey:���������  "Marksmen, give heed to your eyesight,  "And hold the rascals at bay!"  ���������"Fire!" and the roar of destruction  Litters the brow of the hill,  Sweep after flash a-following,  With nothing to do but to kill.  Lo! and behind comes a filling  Of gaps in the staggering line;  And again the sweep of the marksmen  Fulfils its deadly design:  Once, twice, and thrice, there's a  dropping  Of wounded and dead all a-hoap:  Once, twice and thrice, the in-filling  Continues     as *   swoop     follows  sweep.  climb they the ramparts of  '   slain:  "Slaughter,   God   save     us,     what  wots it?  "If the slaughter but wiU us the  day?  " 'Tis    not    for    a    German    to -  grumble,  ,   "The Kaiser we all must obey!"  "Hasten then up the advancing  "A fourth    reinforcement    with  aid!"  What!  aid to a rampart of bloodshed,  Be-__uddledbrigadebybr_g-.de?  Can courage climb over that rampart;  Or break through that wall of the  dead���������  Built up, as it were, of our bravest.  While wrestling with fate overhead?���������v..  Horses and men in their trappings,  The victims of far-away wrath,  Struck sudden by no one advancing,  O'erwhelmed  by    disaster    and  death?  O God! what an ending to bravery,  As it scrambles around its despair��������� ���������������������������-'..  Harnessed to pride and the warfare  Of a Kaiser daring to dare!  Flee, flee ye away from the carnage,  The cry is a "sauve qui pent!"  Flee,  flee  from    such    battlefield  slaughter,  With no one near to pursue!  Ay, fleo from the wrath    of such  thunder,  And   the  cloud-bursts   from   out  yonder glade!  Turn, turn from  that rampart of  carnage,  And    its    roadway    of   horrors  evade!  Onco and again there's a stampede  To run from the hurricane,  "To Paris or die!" its allaying  Victory! you say.    Who says it?  Fatigue enforcing retreat,  Sweeping tho crest of the hillslclo,  Whero ruin aud rescue havo met?  Say it again!    Thon pray ye  That tho good-will of peace mend  its gait���������  To roscuo tlio twentieth century  From a Kaiser whoso wrath's out  of date!    \ i���������J? M. Harper.  "Thero are two mothods of making warfare" suya Gonoral Joffro.  "Ono ls to employ troops In masses and tho othor lu to light ln cxtondod  ordor. Tho former is the German method. It is immensely costly in llfo,  but our opponents can afforrl it for two reason-., namely, thoir Inuncaso  suporlorlty of numbors, and the fact that thoir men aro so disciplined  to mechanical obodionco that thoy fight host whon closely held together undor the personal command of their officers. In othor words, tlio  generalship of tho Fronch and BritiHh allies is to savo tho Uvos of tho  mon undor command as far as possible, whoroas tho generalship of tho  Germane iu to sacrlfico llfo ud libitum, in victory or dofoat. In tlio Kalaor  a Teuton marauder resuscitated from tho centurion of modluovallum?  UMMUiwrw*  t'ot.  "\Vi..'l.\. I*.i- iiiullr.r:  ;;c;.vr .1  bov lliflt'H cliiuiliig youV"  ���������'���������NT..."  "Then   what arc you running away  l'roiii hiiri for?"  ���������Tin not running nu.iy. I'm ,|n������t re-  ��������� re-.ii-",f   Cnr   ntriitctrlr-il   nurno"ow "���������_  | llr-h.'.!   l-'ivi-  I'l'i',-1-'.  Constipation ��������� ��������� ��������� ������������������������������������  in on enemy within the camp. It will  undermine tho atrongeot constitution  and ruin thc most vluoroiin health-  It leads to indigestion, billoumiei's,  impure blood, bad complexion, elck  headaches, and is one of the mosf  frequent cau.ca of appendicitin. To  neglect it is nlow nulcide. Dr. Morae't  Indian   Root    Pith,   nnmtlvi-.lv   cura  pomti  Coiialinatinn.    They   nre   entirely  vcftcuiile in composition and do not  i-ictcr-n,  weaken  or  gripe,  your health by taking  Dr, Mora-e**  mamn  i\oot  Preserve  a  To Correct German  Ignorance  A Koutor's doHpatch fiuiu Tho  Hague says a Dutch, company , lias  boon formed, under tho presldoncy of  Dr. Fruln, lcoopor of tho Btato archives  with tho purpose of restoring tho library at Louvain whioh was destroyed  by tho Germans. Many of tho country's jiromlnent persona have boon  invltod to participate.  MUl(--������������������;��������� Worm Pov*cvr\ enn \lo no  Injury to tho most delicate child. Any  child, Infant or in tho state of ailole.--  enco, who is Infostod with "worms ciyi  tako this propaartlon without a qualm  of the stomach, and will- find In it a  Hiiro roliof and a full pr6loc.Ion from  thoso destructive posts, which uro responsible for much ulcknoHH nnd groat  wufforlng to legions of llttlo oiiom.  PU'-'.'.'Icd '.Mn^r to i*Tiit.ni'nnl wuh-  cr)���������What have you got I'or dlniiorV  Waiter ��������� lloa.Htbei.ffrlciiHnodehlck-  CMitowodlunibhiinhlmlcodimdfrh'dpola -  tot-HjanipiiddltiguiHI.undcofl'oo.  Puzzled Dluor Give mo thn third,  fourth, fifth, sixth, eighteenth and  JflllS I nineteen Ui t-iylluiiiofi.  J  A Profusion of Telephones  Thoro uio In {.tockholm about  eighty thoiiHaml tolophono subscribers  for a population of a llttlo over thro������  hundred and fifty thousand, or ono  for ovory four and a half inhabitants.  Practically sponltlng, thoro In not i%  person in Stockholm who has not tho  tolophono or who cannot bo reached  by iti Tho tolophono exists not only  in noarly ovory houso and ovory shop,  ovon tho huiiibleHt, but In wont lionnr-M-j  on ovory floor, and in liotols thoy  are ln ovory room In tho ofttabllsh-  mont. In tho principal streets and  thoroughfares thoro aro tolophono  kiosks which any passerby can outer and ubo by dropping a ponny in  tho slot,  _. Granulated Eyelids,  _.  I'.vr.   inllmnril  hv cti-n-  ���������ure to Sun, Dim. and VVIni  quickly relieved by Muilnt  hyeWemoiiy. No Bmtrtinn;,  ir t*. t . _.J"l,t Kye Comfort. At  Vour DriigfrUf������ S0r per Bottle. Murine Cyi  8fllV0inTu_iei2Se. ForDookoltlieEyofrecnak  __u������.utii.,i������l u������ .r������"-u������������ii._-)i, u-nicuy t_u., t>'ii._u*  ^Y^' .ltl. '' ��������� ' I '.' t  ' J.  THE REVIEW, CBESTON, B. C  J  yf  SOME LETTERS  SOLDIERS IN THE FIGHTING UNE  OPINIONS EXPRESSED OF TROOPS OF THE ENEMY  _���������?������#__*-������_#���������-->_' 0\������ -tta    T7__tl.ft_������-rf   On *l-������i������_.o g.(   i\->~  J������-.S ...mxm.tbwij.   X0X    xxxmm       M.   xf<.x*.xxrxy       ^^ v������      ������a__w._i    \0L    . l_4V<  /"? _    T- ~c     Kxr  vjfVi maul    x i \jv������rj    "*v  INCREASING   LIVE   STOCK  Some ot the British Soldiers at the Front���������Have Little  Respect For Their Methods  In a letter which has just been received in London, an officer in tho  Cavalry Division now serving in  France, pays a magnificent tribute to  the resolute spirit, courage and endurance of British troops. The following  are extracts from the letter:  lam' writing this by the roadside, so  excuse writing. We've had the hell of  ���������a time. All by curselvas���������-the English  against a force of Germans five timds  as big. Our troops have been wonderful. Beat to the world .tired and hungry, they have fought grandly, but  they are well worn now. The infantry  were grand and thev cavalry .saved;  them again and again, covering their  retreat fn magnificent manner. I am  coming back all right, never fear.  Have been in such tight corners, and  under such fire, that if I was-meant to  go I should have gone by now I am  sure. ' ..:.-'::.:��������� >;Y-:  I have just found iny kit. I haven't  changed anything for a week or taken  off my boots for five days. I looked  too filthy for words, and have beeii  looking after my own horse, and have  ridden one all the time as I could  not eet the others. He is rather beat,  but he is a real plucked one and refuses to go lame. He keeps his condi-_  tion well, too, considering. I hope I  shall pick up the others today..  I hear our navy has done well, and  also Russia. We've fought rear-guard  actions now for a week, and I don't  think any troops in the world could  hav-5" done it escetst us and, perhaps,  the Japanese. The infantry are too  pitiable for -words in some cases, but  they stagger on, and never once have  I met a straggler laboring on, but he  has. had his rie still and forced a  smile whether wounded or not.  I am so dreadfully sorry for the inhabitants. Their villages set on fire  by shells, and they running about  with their few precious things not  knowing where to go. Truly war is a  most awful thing. 7 I never realized  it before. All the* people are awfully  good? to us.": ?-* "v*"'.?���������*���������' I've been very  hungry at time! Never had more than  three hours' sleep a night last week,  and not always that. I hope ari&\/ex-  pect things will look u_j soon.  . ; hear the 600th Rifle Brigade and  Guards have covered themselves with  glory. I?haven't seen them. ���������?* * *  The convents" are -grand and the nuns  splendid. We were done awfully Well  by? them. "We subscribed to one between ourselves.  Later.���������I have found my horses at  the town where.; all- the cavalry were  supposed to concentrate. My servant  says he heard I was dead,?and he  never thought to see me again. That  all. comes from the squadron being  split up the other afternoon under a  heavy "fire. Awful affair. So if I am  reported dead or missing don't believe it, as I am not.  Two wounded Highlanders, who  have reached Glasgow from the Moras  fighting line, declare" that the German  infantry could not shoot "for nuts."  It was the shrapnel and lyddite shells  that did the damage. The accuracy of  the enemy's artillery was marvellous,  blithe aeroplanes first of all flew at  a great height over the Allies* entrenchments and7 hurried back with information regarding the range.  V.-*:.      __*     Al.>.        ������-._-. II      -.-.J      CI ..XV. nm.inmr*  VVO     UL     iuc     ii._sJ.-_     aiXUXKHXI.XXOXxa.txlx  Highlanders took up a position facing  a wood where the Germans were in  strong force.    As they emerged our  boys met them vwith a raking rifle  fire, which inbwed? them down.    On  they came again and again with, the  samedevastating result. Their bullets  came;   whistling around us.r but we  were indifferent, the markmanship being very poor.   The German infantry  carry  their rifles under their arms,  the.butts resting on their hips, and  they* fire as they march. As the enemy  poured out en masse into the open it  was like the exodus from the Celtic  and Rangers Scottish Cup final! Man,  if they were only three to one vire  could  go  through  them  easily,   but  when it comes to 10 to one strategy  as well as bravery has to be considered. ? .       '���������.���������'������������������.''  A favorite position for the enemy  to take up is behind massed stooks of  grain,./here  they are  unseen.     At  night time they advance to new points  of attack,  and  1.3  soon  as  daylight  breaks, their fusillade of heavy firing  is renewed.    Many of the Germans,  when captured, present a pitiful spectacle,   and   frequently  drop   on  their  knees beseeching mercy. The-British  regiments, as they pass through the  French a'nd Belgian towns are everywhere received with marked hospitality,  Uttle children even rushing forward to kiss the hands of the soldiers.  .  Sir Robert Edgecumbe, of Newquay,  has received a letter from? his son,  Lieutenant O. P. Edgecumbe, 1st Bat-  t-vlioa D.C.I..I., serving on the staff of  General Haking, in which ther following passages occur:  Farmers Should  Devote More Attention to Live Stock to Meet Increasing Demand  The outbreak of the war in Europe  and the consequent demand which is  naturally to be expected for increased  exports of meats, finds Canada in a  very much denuded condition as regards live stock.  As a result of the removal of the  American tariff on cattle a heavy export trade developed to the south. In  soihe districts in' Eastern Canada,  nearly everything has been shipped  out ofr the country, except dairy cows*  This export trade, together with many .  farmers selling their calves for veal,  can have but one result in Qanada,  viz.: a greater scarcity of meat than  at present exists, even in a normal  market.  The meat industry in Canada should  hot be allowed to dwindle���������father, the  production of hogs, sheep and cattle  oh CanadianYfarms should be greatly  increased. To obtain this increase  does not mean that farmers should devote their whole attention to live  stock. The majority of farmers wiii  admit that with very little extra effort and expense they could increase  by? several head the live stock on  their farms withoutin any way interfering with their present system of  farming;  From reports iro the commission of  conservation, present conditions indicate a world-wide scarcity of live  stock, with little likelihood of an  over-crowded market for. many years  to come. The opportunity for Canadian farmers Is, therefore, apparent. To  take advantage of this, farmers should  save their heifer'���������������������������; calves to produce  more cattle, while the others may. be  turned off, not as veal but as beef. .  Expert stockmen advise that there  are good times ahead for those raising sheep. The high price of mutton  and of wool and the comparative ease  with which a flock of sheep may bo  sustained upon land which Is otherwise unsuitable for agriculture, should  suggest a great increase in the number of sheep raised by Canadian farmers. .7 ���������'���������''."    ...  Increased production in hogs can be  brought about more quickly than in  any other class of live stock, and  consequently should receive immediate attention.        ?  Animal production on the farm is  desirable because it increases the fertility and crop-raising ability of the  soil. Good prices are.sure to be. obtained for any, surplus which farmers  will have to; sell onr account of the inevitable shortage' ?o������ supply; resulting  GERMAN SUBJECTS ARE GREATLY  DELUDED REGARDING THE WAR  KEPT IN IGNORANCE OF TRUE STATE OF AFFAIRS  Through the Censorship of the German Press as well as  Misrepresentation on the Part of German Officialdom, the People  of Germany are Kept in the Dark  loTKlLs*^ek or ?10 days we, ^om war c^i^s iivEurope These  have been fighting hard, and are now  for one day resting. Altogether during  five days and five nights I got six  horns' sleep, and so am rather weary.  However, bullets and a real enemy  are a wonderful stimulant, and I feel  as fit as anything? All our men are  somewhat fatigued, but are very keea  and full of fight.  My regiment has had a bad time,  and I Yam dreadfully afraid they have  been badly cut up, although I can as  yet get no details. They were caught  in a village by Germans in the houses,  who had managed to get there by  wearing our uniforms. ��������� Never again  shall I respect the Germans. Thoy  have no. code of honor, and there  have been several cases ot their wearing French and British uniforms,  which, is, of course, against the Geneva convention.  two conditions should be an incentive  to Canadian famaerstb increase their  live stock production. A little foresight now, with-modern methods of  feeding, will make increased production easily possible;���������-F.C.N.  TAKES   WIDER   AUTHORITY  May Control Telegraph and Telephone  Lines���������Other Stringent  Orders  An order-in-council has been passed  under the war measures.act of the recent session, empowering the government, if deemed necessary, to take  over and operate any telephone or  telegraph lines in Canada, and providing authority for a strict censorship  of ������H telegraphic or telephonic communications. Tho order provides that  any cabinet minister, delegated tor  the purpose, may asauiue control of  any telegraph or telephone company,  and use its lines'for his majesty's service. v It is further providod that the  minister "may direct that all messages  be submitted to censorship, wheth.r  by telegraph or telephone, going out  of Canada shall go through certain  nnmod offices only.  Any director or officer of a co:u-  pany contravening tho instructions of  tho mlnlstor is llablo to a penalty cf  $5,000 or five years' imprisonment.  Anothor (jrdor-ln-council provides  nimlhir penalties for furnlBliln.; ��������� to  the enemy information, plans, photographs, etc., Hltoly to bo ot military  use, or for furnishing intoxicating  liquor to anyone on military duty,  It ifl difficult to eatlmnto correctly  the actual win* utrciigth of (.rout Britain, on account of the loyalty and  readiness to norvo of hor civilian  population. Tho adaptability, cf  British mon to tiny Bort of armod  Bcrvlcc Ih always n marvel to foreigners, and comes, no* doubt, in part  from the national lovo of sport.  With tho declaration of war oa  England, tho Royal Aero Club lssund  n enll to ovory HeonHOd pilot In the  kingdom to roklstor for service with  iho British air forcos. Virtually all  raspondod, thoso owning machlnoH  tendering thoso aa well.  When it is rocallod that tho Royal  Aoro Club, up tb July IB, limned  8<J0 certificates, ono may comprehend the valuo of Britain's late in*  iilstenco on aviation, A largo part  of this number la already iu the Hor-  vlco, perhaps COO ln all.  Ah    im.    wm,*    in   .'lnj-v    lu   t**ovu   ������������������������.  extended one, this civilian roaorvo ia  going to bo of thc utmost value 'as  time will bu afforded thceo uioit to  become proficient for field service.  Thus a iitrgu Rap, due to Englan-rs  l<..irrr>������   In   Ilm   eot-ifllet   \*\   tlif*   nir.   fnn  hm filled.  "The Bravest of the Brave"  The Victoria Cross, the supremist  British reward for valor of whic__  many will doubtless be won during  the present, campaign, is the youngest of such decorations, only dating  back to the Crimean War in 1866. It  is the most valued possession in  many a home in Britain today. The  Austrian Cross, on the other hand, is  the oldest.  A similar reward in Germany Is the  Iron Cross, instituted by the Emperor  Frederick William III. of Prussia in  the year 1818. Russia gives as a decoration to Its heroic soldiers thc Cross  of St. George, which was founded by  the famous Empress Catherine II. in  the year 1769, and, while the-Victoria  Grots is of bronze, and the Iron Cross  as its name implies, of iron (which I.  edgod with sllvor), tho Russian Ord^r  is of gold, with a beautiful medallion  of St. George, killing tho dragon.  In Austria, again, tbo cross 13 cf  gold, and was instituted in tho year  3,757 by tho Empress Marie TheyeBa  soon after hor accession to the  Throno. It boars the samo inscription as the British Victoria Cross,  ours having ��������� in English "For Valor,"  and theirs in Latin tho word "For  tltudlnl."  The Order Qf the Legion of Honor,  which is the roward in Franco, was  InfltHuted by to great Napoleon, and  ho ���������decreed that every,soldier who  was decorated with that honor should  havo the additional distinction of being entitled to receive a military salute from officers, non-commissioned  o-flcoi*H, and prlvato soldiers.  . To protect the Birds  "To hunt birds without a. gun or  sling shot," is the ideal kept constantly before the members of the Fa_*m  Journal Liberty Bell Bird Club, who  sign a pledge to protect all song and  insectivorous birds. If it happens  that a newly enrolled member "ayats"  to the savage instinct of his primitive  forefathers when he sees a bird within shot and brings it fluttering to his  feet, his fellow members with literature, arguments and personal persuasion try to show him the evil of his  ways and bring him back into the  folds of the merciful. If he refuses to  reform and continues to violate his  pledge his name is at^last stricken  from the membership list and he . >  sent to Coventry by his comrades  pledged to save the birds, and through  them, save the crops "from being devoured by insect pests.  Sunday schools in many districts  are^-ftnding new ways to teach humane  principles to their pupils by having  them enroll as members of the Liberty  Bell Bird Club, are of tho Farm Journal, in Philadelphia, Pa. Its banner  and pledge are kept before the  classes, Its educational pamphlets and  wall cards are used to encourage the  children to study and protect tho  birds, and so lead them towards being .:lnder and more considerate of  each other.  Sabbath school classes ln differe.it  parts of tho country report most interesting "Bird Evenings" whore bird  songs, recitations, essays and iittlo  plays aro glvon. Sunday school superintendents aro calling the attontiou  of their teachers to this effective helper for creating a greater interest and  larger attondanco in Suuday school  classes. -  Thore is no cost ln joining the  club, no fees, no duos or assessments  of any kind. Any person who signs  the club pledge: .  "I doaivo to bocomo a member of  tho Llboriy Boll Bird Club of the  Farm Journal, and 1 promise to study  and protect all song and Insectivorous  birds and do what I can tor tho club,"  will receive a club badge button froo  of chavgo.  From time to time we read extracts  from the. German newspapers, as well  as wireless despatches from that country, showing how, the German people  are kept in complete ignorance of the  true condition of affairs regarding the  progress of the war.   It would appear  that even the educated and best informed of the more intelligent class cf  the  German  people  have,    been  deceived by the Kaiser, and the-military  party,  by misrepresentations  of  the  official  correspondence between    the  nations previous to the declaration of  war.   The German people are evidently led to believe that Great Britain  was responsible for the war, and that  since the commencement of hostilities  German arms  have been invariably  successful against the allied troops.  They even appear to have supreme  confidence in their navy, and entertain  the delusion that the British navy will  be vanquished by their    own    fleet.  Through the censorship of news by  the authorities  in Germany,  and  by  means    of    spreading    false reports  broadcast, they are doing everything  possible to prejudice  the opinion of  neutral  countries.    Letters  are  now  .being received in Canada mailed from  points in the United States, and no  doubt written by agents of Germany,  which contain statements bearing on  the cause and progress of the war,  calculated  to arouse an Anti-British  feeling.   These letters in most cases  are being sent to the proper authorities, so that this  plan  of campaign  may be exposed.  , As showing the manner in which the  German people are kept in the dark  as to the true conditions of affairs ih  respect to the war situation,, the following letter, written by a Berlin  newspaper owner to a friend in England, is illuminating:  "Never in my life I should have ventured    to   think  that  Great   Britain  should ever declare war on Germany,  the nation to which the British had  the closest affinity, there being thougr  ands and thousands of friendly and  amicable relations between the inhab-1  itantsof the two countries. The of? I  flcial publication, of the telegrams exchanged between the three sovereigns  has proved beyond any doubt that Germany up to the last moment has extended her sincere desire to preserve  the peace.- True, its situation between  two enemies who were at all times  jealous of her development has forced  her to keep-vigilant watch and to prepare for a fight should it be provoked  by her neighbors.   Now the war has  come, abrupty and unexpectedly and  since it has come without any intelligent reason, merely because the Russians believed the time ripe for th*  crushing   of their civilized neighbor,  the whole German nation has risen,  as one man, to fight for our independence and our standing in the rank of  the great powers.   There are no more  parties In our empire;    the    Social-  democrats have, just as well as the  Alsacians   and   Polish   in   our   boundaries, unanimously voted for the enormous sums deemed necessary, each  and every, one has taken up the arms,  and now; there are millions    of good  soidiers at our frontiers, eager to face  the enemy wherever he may appear.  The Russians, whose millions of soldiers were expected to flood over pur*  eastern provinces, have cowardly fied  wherever they met only a handful of  German ana Austrian soldiers, and it  is safe to predict that our troops will  continue to chase them, asfitr as7 wa  choose,; and. whatever therri exists of  the Russian fleet will soon be doomed,  or, if considered fit for ther purpose,  ���������*��������� try the  German    flag.    And    the  French?   We have permitted them to  enter into Alsace, just as we allowed  the Russians to pass over our frontier  for a couple of miles���������for the simple  reason  that the fact be established  that they, not the Germans, were the  aggressors in rtj.3 disastrous interna*  tional war.   But in the meantime, we  have proven that German valiance and  courage is the'same as 1870, and the  Belgians, who have been badly advised that their country should be neutralized towards Germany, but open to   -  British and French manoeuvres, have  been shamefully desertc" by their advisers and are now the first to feel the  weight of German strategy. Liege, tho  strongest fortress built byJPrench engineers, ?has been conquered by ordinary   field troops   at -one assault, its  c. .-orig forts have been reduced to cinders by our heavy guns, Brussels has  been occupied and soon the last corner  of Belgium  will  be  in  German  possession, after which our invasion  into ?France will be taken    up with  force with which even the combined  French   and   Brtish   armies     cannot  rival.  "It is a pity that it has come so far,  and the British people should, er*. it ia  too.late, consider what is at stake. As  far as we hear, British newspapers  persistently belittle the German successes and continue? to circulate newa  of German defeats which have hever  happened so far? and thus they betray  their readers, delude them into tha  dangerous idea that Great Britain  were invincible because of its splendid  isolation at sea. Still, the vast British fleet has, as far as we know, up  to. this hour not dared to approach our  coast, but prefers to do the safe busi-  ehss of piracy. I. do not believe that  our navy will follow this policy of  apparent cowardness, but will beforo  long visit the British coast and hunt  the British vessels, and the result will  be that the fiction of the British  navy's supremacy will go to the dogs.  "If I knew that this letter safely'  reached ydur hands, I will gladly continue to tell you what news our ?pap-  ers publish of the war, and should  be much pleased if you would be kind  enough to reciprocate."  WAITERS AND COOKS  ENLIST  INDUSTRIAL CONDITIONS BETTER  Tied Flags to Horaea' Tall*  Those PriiHRlar troopers who rode  tliroiiffh nniBfloln with Uolglan <)ngfl  Mod to their ..ernes" tails forgot Bismarck's caution that brokon windows  hnvo to bo paid for. Tho French  govormont has already beon moved, in  honest indignation at iho talo of Gorman barbarities, to cut down tho hitherto very generous rations allowed to  German officers, who aro prisoners in  Franco.  The sympathy of tho whole civilized world is bolng alienated from Gor-  r-ruay by thc officSM rcrortr< nt thc  barbarous conduct of tho German  armies.  Herbert   Kaufman   Immortalizes   the  Patriotism of Simpson's Employee..  The following verses by Herbert  Kaufman are published in the London  Standard. They are inspired by the  announcement that a large proportion of the staff at Simpson's-in-the-  Btrani. have joined Lord Kitchonor's  army. Simpson's is an oid London  eating house which boasts distinctively English traditions extending from  1716, and is well known for its adherence to the open roasting fire and  other time honored methods of English cookery. *  Forty   Men   From   Simpson's  Forty men trom Simpson's!  "Will you 'avo it rare?  Try a bit ot pudding, sir;  Yes, the Cheddar's fair."  Forty men from Simpson's!  v Quitting in a sroup,  Marching off in khaki for  To fix the Kaiser's noup.  Forty mon from Simpson's!  "Will you take it 'ot?  'Ero's your I-I oil Borvod in tho shell,  Piping from tho pot!  Forty moa from Siuipaon'o!  Hurry, turn 'cm loose.  They're tho sort, wo need in front  To cook tho Gorman goose.  "I'm all fagged out."  "WhufH  tho  troublo?" .  "T'vi> h'-nn nwny for Hinr we*)'** rating."��������� Detroit Free I������r������HH.  King of Belgium Shot His Chauffeur  Progress Du Nord relates a remarkable utory of tho King of tho Belgians  ������: noting his chauffeur, who traitorously attempted to drive hhn iuto tho  Gorman lines.  Tho king was with his troops south  of Antwerp, says the report. Ho ordered tho chauffeur to drive abend  01* tliom. .After a while tho king  noticed tho drivor had changed tho  direction. 1II������ majesty warned him  and whon the chauffeur took no notice he ordered hlm to halt. Thia  having no effect, the king, convincod  f. 0     4 ���������*..-. a /������!������ n****       /Iyf.-if     *-������     vtwrry^nrr***       ������f.fl  Bhot tho chauffeur doad. Tl o king  then stopped the car and drove bad:  to tho Belgian lines In nataiy.  In tho chauffeur's clothing papers  woro found showing ho had received  n German offer   of *250.O0O    for th*  1 Uing'H capture.  Forty mon from S-mpson's!  What a thing to read!  Forty humble  nerving moti  ���������iorvlng Britain's nood!  Forb* men from Simpson's!  Don't you bluuli with Khaiuc  Whilo thoy pliy '.he BoldlerV. pnrt,  And you tho waiting gamo'.'  ������������������Herbert Kaufman.  Canning Factories Will Emplcy Mora  Canadian Help  Industrial conditions ln Canada at  this time will result in.the employment of many more Canadians than  usual in the canning factories ofthe  Dominion.   In previous seasons many  canning factories, finding difficulty la  obtaining sufficient local help, sccuiv  ed assistance from the larger labor  market of the United States, It is estimated that soveral   thousand   omployees of Canadian canning factories  during previous seasons were not permanent residents of this country., Ia  view of the unemployment in some Industries at this timo tho canning factories will be able to secure in Canada  most, If not all, tho help they require  this season.    Thus many Canadian*  who would otherwise bo out of employment will havo the work in the canning factories that in previous years  : was given to parties who wero real-  1 dent ln Canada only during the can-  ' nlng soason.   Tho policy of the loading canning companies has  been to  employ local holp as far as pobb!1.1o.  Another condition that will tond to  inereaso the number of Canadian!' employed ln the canning industry in this  country ls tho curtailment of imports  of canned vogotablon from Franco and  Belgium.  Tho imports ot canned vogo-  to bios from those countries Into Canada during  the  fiscal  yoar    ondinic  March ai, 1014, amounted to 01������4,1B1  and $124,403, respectively-���������a total of  almost $300,000.    Tho cnrtailmont of  those  imports  will  inereaso  tho do-  mand tor tho products    of Canadian  cnnnlng factories.  Right* of Rutalan Jews  Mr. mraol Kaiigwlll, presidont o*i the  Jewish   Territorial Organ I station,   has  askod tho Brltlnh  Foreign  Offlco to  authorizo him  to say that England  jew*' Freedom Affect* World  interviewed for the Now Vorlc  American, Honri Borgson said tho war  has ho upset Mm that slnco its bogb>  nlng ho ban boon unablo to concea-  trato his mind on hla philofiophy,  tlu.ro.oro haa abandoned work altogether.  "Things wo thought of boforo Iho  war no longer matter,"    he   added.  lonli-od wWi nymp..tliv on tlie cauao of   "whllo   th.ngn   WO  nover  dreamt    OX  .Towish emancipation  in  Russia, and]  has received from Sir Kdward Grcyl  tlie  rrmurance   that  he  iH  very   mil:']  aware of tho Importance of the subject and would noglr-r-t no opportunity  of enccimiglii**:  tlm  reform  In njneu-l  ion.  now   at-iiumo   eiioriiiuiin   miporiaiicu.  Anlcod about the Cstar'a attltudo to  1 he Jews, Borgaou declared that U  the report were true this wouid bo  the greatest pacific revolution lu history;   Itn  effoctii  would    bo  folt tho THE CRESTON REVIEW  Valcartier  post card;  We jb^-y^ fa.v set of 10 Cards  chowirig war preparations at  Valcartier. Price 25c a set.  Sabscripions taken  iJkei^i-l^:any 'of the  Magazines or Journals  Drug  &  Book Company  P. BURNS & Go,  UmittttJ  CRESiDN  Head  Offices  CALGARY;  VxNCOU-  VER; EDMONTON.  DeMl^rv iu  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Ov-ters>  in Season  We have tht goods, and  our pr ces are reasonable  GUY    L.OWKNBERG  '.OWHOt.TIMO    KNdlNKKIt  Good Morning  We are Introducing  American Silk  American Cashmere  American' Cotton Lisle  HOSIERY  They have stood tho tovst. Give  real footwear com fort. No seams  to rip. Never become loose or  baggy. The shape is knit in���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness,  style, auperiority of material and  workmanship. Absolutely stainless. Will wear 0 months with,  out holes, or new ones free.  ,    Ol/R SPECIAL OFFER  to every one sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal notes, to cover '  advertising andshippingchargea  we will send postpaid, with written guarantee, backed liy a five-  million dollar company, either  3 Pain of our 75c. aaluc  American Silk Hosiery,  or   4 Pain, of our SOc. valum  American Cashmere Hosiory  or    4 Pain af atsr ROc. sialttm  Ainorican Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or   6 Pain cf Children'������ Hosiery  Give the color, size, and  . whether Ladies' or Genii.' hosiery ih fleairod.  DON'T DELAY���������Offoroxnires  when a dealer in your locality is  Holor.tod.  THE WiMkWm HOSfEBY GO."  P.O. Box ������11  DAYTON,       OHIO,        U.S.A.  C. O. Bodgers was a visitor to Nelson on Friday.  John T. Black, chief of provincial  police, was here W������*_nesday-  Fred Ryckman, Indian constable, of  Cranbrook, was in town this week.  Birth���������At Creston, on Nov. llth. to  Mr. and Mrs. G. L. Faulkner, a daughter.  Wood Heater Fob Same���������In good  shape, will sell for $5. Apply at The  Review Office.  Mrs. Frank Jackson, left on Sunday  for Weyburn, Sask. to visit her mother, who is critically ill.  Ohas. Harch of Sprague, Wash., was  calling on Creston Valley friends this  ���������w"������H*k, returning ou WTednesd2.y.  T. Butterfleld, of Duck Creek is at  Nelson this week, where we understand he is writing on the civil service  exams.  The address of the Creston volunteers to the Second Contingent now at  Victoria is **F. Co. 30th. Battalion,  The Willows, B. C.  Win. Hooper of Rossiand, who owns  the property, nest the Arrowsmith  ranch* was here this week, looking  after business interests.  ��������� \ ** *r*/���������������������������������������������*> 0-\ * ������  _  -V-TVO ������ l-ZI***  h.C.  JAS. H. SCIiOFIHLD  firm, Life ������nd Jlr-Hihint  Inmniuiiwi  IIKA1,   KHTATf"    Vtr  t  ?> * ������������  x   xi. . x x mm  W I      f   I  U.K. ,  A violin   has been   donated   to   the  Creston Patriotic Fund which will be  raffled and  the proceeds turned over  ���������j to help along the good work.  The employees at Winlaw's Camp  are   eating;   patriotic   potatoes    these  days, Mr. Winlaw haviug purchased  the half ton donated Creston patriotic  j fund. ���������        .      .-.  j    Contributors   to  Creston   Patriotic  i! Fund please   remember the  lists close  |ou Friday next, Nov.20.   Small doria-  j tions as   thankfully  i*eceived   as the  I larger ones,'  ? Word has reached here that Thos.  I Campbell is tlie only man from Cres-  j ton to go with the 90 from Kootenay  to help out Montreal where there is a  shortage of 200 volunteers.  Mayor Little and all the other old  timers agree, that the turnout at the  Patriotic Concert was the be������������ in Ores-  ton's history. The hall might have  accommodated the proverbial "one  more' but two would have been one  too raanv.  Creston is having a visit from Elder,  W. Johnson of the Re-organized  chur'-h of Latter Day Saints. He opens  his services Saturday night in the  Auditorium at 7:30 and there will be  Sunday service at 3p.m. He illustrates his lectures by chart lessons, questions are cheerfully answered and  everyone is welcome.  The Creston . volunteers en route to  Victoria had somewhat of a close call  from getting mixed up in a railroad  wreck near Hope, where a mud and  rock slide threw two engines on a  double-header freight into the river  killing three men. The train carrying  the volunteers precipitated the slide  which came down shortly after their  train had pasned the spot.  The November meeting of tlie Farmers' Instituto will be held on Friday  night, Nov. 20, at 8 o'clock in Timmons  Hall. There is mnch important business to come before the meeting including the holding of packing and  pruning schools, the patriotic fund  and consideration of amendments to  tlie Inspection and Sale Act. A full  attendance of members is desired.  By a voto of 24 to 20 the affirmative  won out on Tuesday's nights debate at  the Presbyterian Literary Society  meeting. The* topic waa: Resolved,  ���������'That Turkey's participation in tho  present war is a suicidal act." Messrs.  Dundas aud Hayes wero the victors  and the vanquished Messrs Bovan and  Geo. Young. Another debate is being  arranged for Nov. 2-1.  The redistribution of Ymir com-titu-  ency has got around to tho sorious  attention of tho Board of Trado. At  Tuesday night's meeting O. O. Rodgers and W. Crawford woro named by  tlio board to arrange a oonferenco with  the president and secretary of tho Social ist, Liberal and Conservative Asso-  Hatiom. witb a vh.w to ndvlnlng the  provincial government na to Creston's  views and claims in the mutter of redistribution.  Resided routine biminoHH, which occupied some time at Tuesday night's  meeting of the Board of Trade, astrong  resolution was unanimously adopted  urging H, V, Green, M.P., to use ovory  endeavor <4������ hi������.*iii'i������ ii n-rnnt t*"������ extend  (lie Government telephone line from  Kootenay Lauding to Dink Creek and  from EiickHon.to Cur/ou, I Iiuh putting  ('ronton on a through telephone lino to  I lie HilHlrHtebexvan limit-win ������"������������������ ������... it...  '���������fist and Nelson mid l.oniwliiry rmUit.i  un tin' west.  Farmers' Institute meeting next  Friday flight.  Miss Middleton of Nelson is here on  a visit tb Mrs. J. Spratt.  The school is working on winter  schedule, opening at Q_3Q a.n_.  Birth���������At Oreston* on Nov. llth, to  Mr- and Mra. Richard Thurston, a  daughter. .  Creston Methodist Church anniversary services on Sunday and Monday,  Nov. 29 and 30.  Wanted���������Quiet pony suitable for  girl to vide, for its keep.���������Mrs. F.  Knott, Canyon City.  The Alice Siding Social Olub has  been revived and are having tho flrst  dance on Saturday at Scotty Todds.  Mrs. Erickson, who has been a guest  of Mrs. 0. G. Bennett for a couple of  weeks, returned to Cranbrook on Monday.  "Ted" Mawson got home on Friday,  after^several months in Saskatchewan  helping harvest and thresh this year's  grain crop.  Archdeacon Beer of Kaslo will take  the 11 a.m.service at Chi ist Church on  Sunday. There will be a celebration  of Holy Communion.  Geo. Ren wick. with, the Crow's Nest  Pass Lumber Co. at Warderier, who  has been visiting friends here, left  Tuesday for Bonner's Ferry.  The two C.P.R- section crews at  Creston are again up to full strength,  two additional men going back to  work on each gang the first of tbe  month.  Death���������At Canyon City on Nov. 7,  Theora the 3 months old daughter of  Mr. and Mrs. Martin Darst. There-  mains were interred on Sunday in the  Creston Cemetery.  BrY'W."Supple, manager, of the Imperial Bank, Cranbrook; Chas. McNab  Baker Lumber Co.,Waldo; and A. E.  Watts, jr., Wattsburg, were here on  a business trip Wednesday, ti  ' Creston -rose to the occasion on Friday night when those at the concert  were good for a $17.50 collection taken  at the close of the affair, to assist the  work or* ' *  mmmt  The FoUoWing DISCOUNTS Will fee S  given on IMMEDIATE ORDERS   g  25 per cent on Apple Trees "  s-     10 per cent pn All Other Nursery Stock Except  __������ose Bushes  Do not place your order before getting our quotations  ____  f the Red Cross Auxiliary.  Word has been ��������� received from Lieut.  Crompton that the Creston volunteers  came through the trip to Victoria in  good shape. - To make up a shortage of  recruits.at Montreal ninety of thejnien  from the Kootenays are being sent to  the Quebec city this week.  Geo. Heald, manager of the Fruit  Grower's Union made a business trip  to Bonner's Ferry last week. General  business, he says, is pretty much the  same as here, though there is more doing in lumbering. The mill owners  there will have a cut of thirty million  feet this winteras compared with fifty  million feet a year ago.  Creston Masonic Lodge is cheated  out of a meeting this month owing to  the fact that the full moon made its  appearance on Monday Nov. 2nd, and  the brethren of. the square and compass have a hard and fast rule to meet  the first Wednesday in each month on  or before the full moon. The December meeting is an important one���������  election of officers.  Although arranged on short notice  the Patriotic Ball in the Mercantile  Hall on Wednesday night was woll  attended and proved an enjoyable  function throughout. The music waa  by Twentyman's Orchestra with Andy  Millor master of ceremonies. A splendid lunch was served and dancing was  kept up until 2 a.m. Tlio proceeds  wore in the neighborhood of $35.  The Review's contention that the  Creston volunteers to tho Second Contingent were all as good as the bout  from East Kootonay, is corroborated  by tho medical examination at Victoria, whore everyone of them passed  tho "A" test, the highest physical requirement. Ao Mayor Little would  say, "Thom Creston follors are as good  aa any others and a'darn sight better."  The Red Cross Auxiliary���������the ladles  organization which is busy making  wearables particularly useful for tho  soldiers on the firing line���������had a business meeting at Mra. ArrowHuiith'a on  Tu-'wday, with an attendance of twenty  members. Miss Mousey, Mrs. Lancaster, Mrs, Ebbutt, Mrs. MoMurtrlo,  Mra, Hayden, and Mru. Arrowsmith  woro selected a commlttoo to arrange  tho work and to anslgn' tlu1* different  classes of It to tho various members,  Mrs. Ebbutt and Mvo. Lanoafltor have  agreed to receive tho finished artlclos  V.V.'tiX ������ivi-   Olit .i^tui i.4,i   Tot' new   work,  tlio former every* Thursday afternoon  ami the latter* Wednesday afternoonn.  The work, of the organization Iuih beon  somewhat  facilitated    by the $ 17*50  >vf  ..*!...  ...UUUI'  Ullll'-ll'i  , ���������**/������������������.,.     fit    ..*    *#,   ,  j. ue  ���������l'  V.1 .\ ;:v. .-. ������... ...k... xix*',"  Carthys home on the Alice mine road.  The Ri\weB*@isie Nurseries  Comprising S25 Acres GRAND FORKS, B* Cm  Frank V. Staples, Agent, Erickson, B. C.  Olil-Style HATS Remodeled  axammmmmmwsmmmmmtmmmmmmmmmmmmaa^^  Ladies' Felt, Beaver or Buckram Hats may be made  into the new Sailor or High-Side Shapes.  Catalogue or magazine designs copied.  Gentlemen's Hats Cleaned and Blocked.   Parcel post orders solicited  L. M. SMITH,      Cranbrook, B.C.  PHONE 204  P.O. BOX 204  I  repare for  Fall and Winter  BY BUYING YOUR  Wool Shirts, Underwear, Hosiery  Etc. (all British-made).    All our Hosiery  and Underwear were bought from reliable  manufacturers and are guaranteed to give  satisfaction.  Keep your feet dry with *  Pair  of  Our RUBBERS  Manufactured by the   Canadian   Gutta  Percha Rubber Co.     Prices are right.  The Creston Mercantile Co*  LIMITED  __���������____:  m  WE SELL A  Drag Saw Outfit at a Snap  will cut 30 Cords of Wood per day  Second-hand Sewing Machines from $10 up  SPRAY OUTFITS, both hand and  power, iuily  equipped, ready to spray.  iStickney, Massoy-Harris and Olds Gas Engines.  \ ��������� ' . ..?.,���������.'.'������������������'"���������  150 foot H-mch Firo Horo at a snap.  i ��������� . .       .  Farm Implements of every description.  ! ' ���������.'������������������*'  High grade Korosono, Gasolene Oils and Greases  Creston Auto & Supply Co,  CRESTON      -       -������������������������������������    B.C.  g .a,. -_>. j>j!iVA1n������ Manager  i

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