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Creston Review Dec 4, 1914

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 7  _...��������� ���������_���������"__������-   I- ������������������r p  m fcrnii Tt   Y- '���������  " ;���������"*������"'  CRE  REV  _*____.  Mn   4ft  CREStON, B-Civ*W^T DECEMBER   4 1014  6th Year  Loc^i and Personal  See L-KQcaster'a new advt.  4?ac^<3Wel^^t-j������nbrooki-penta  1v*~mj* witfr^ j������amit8 l*ew (4hia  week. ..-,".,  S^^'%������������*r- ^-h������-*~a*''������r^ms ana  i'������������. miSww Caff ol  to pcairid points  K^-*  a]   "  thisweek.  ^E^Kno|89������y honey crop is placed  ^^*|i^" this year,  Creston valley  vaj^S2fet^r<aas-*soc������iit for at least 25  mraeatdfit.   -  ^        ��������� -*        '** -��������� 1"     H  Thoj&^geii&y Beekeepers* Association s^s^,ti%xtsK teen organized. J.  Bl_i3C>|������-������_-*3-toa fcas been appointed  to tbe^9!_e^tih-& committee.  Mt*. ffcjyle of Cranbrook who has  been attest ef ber husband, J. H.  Doyle, manager of the King George,  returned to Cranbrook on Monday.  Donatkwar mt clothing for the Belgian xeSJktt work are coming in quite  thick a&d fast at present and a shipment Will bemade, possibly next Week.  BOA������������ ANDROWftWANTKD���������In good  aged 7, 9 and 11  .X     _  SIRDAR  Mies TunnycUflre andher little niece  of Proctor, are bene' oft a visit to Mrs.  Dennes this week.  There waSqtiiteaa exodus of our  Italian friends to Creston on Wednesday ai'last , week for   the. Romano  a~.     *-_.___ ������ *._.'��������� ji- ji mm   ���������_-______.  Msuonu. dmu ijuuiiww auu ox. nuinu  -were pallbearers.  A union tiliridtmas tree and? entertainment -Will bb provided for the  children thii year, though the date is  Hot yet announced.  Rnglish church, service on Tuesday  night. Lost week it was on Monday  evening, Bev, Mr. Bull having to be in  Nelson on Tuesday for the election of  the new bishop.  Mrs. Loasby has gone to Vancouver,  where she wilt visit friends for a  couple of weeks.  Life at Victoria  ',      mt     '?%���������  The Rkv������4# fe indotited toW.  K. Brown for ihe loan of the foi-  ouiiwawwucs gu_5,  yews, wl������ will extend Creston school  vols -wif&sr. Write Geo. Bonab-  Yahk, B.C.  . laitiS*word from the Nelson hos-  |tital i6%^he effect that Wilson and  Neimi, w&O^^re badly burned in the  - Haro Ore on Nov. 23, are recovering as  well as could be expected.  Annp^t.Mkktixg���������The annual meeting of the Creston Cemetery Company  -Will he held in Mercantile Hall, Creston, on Friday. Dec.11,1914, at 8 o'clock  p.m.���������J. Hobden, Secretary.  All members ,of Creston Ijodge  Knightsof Pythias are requested to  ke present Monday night, Dec. 7th at  lowing letter fe^lri bis jsbn, Nelson,  who is ^th t^|Secon$ Canadian  Co_i������!nf������2*-S-- B&4k- *tis fawning -at  Victoria:        \x  B C% 30th Battalion  Wil|owp Camp  ^ Vjcibris, Nov. 19  As it ta rahiitighaVd today, and  we have no Q&tm&kt work except  signalling drill fn the grandstand, I  will try and tell ? you something t)f  tj������������ lifo here. " t <;  We sleep osl "4 sfowtf t|<*k on the  floor, with t#iJK blaj-i&et^ and an  overcoat.    Wd get ujfc *it 6 a.at,  partly dress, llfte up for roll call,  'RieSh-dar Red Cross .workers made  theft go out and run fW one to  a shipment Of knitted goods to Nelson , . .. .     ���������*    .,        . ,     .-__  last week which went east in the Nel-'two *&*  at  double^^   time,  son shipment. 'come m ������"������ ���������������*������ a ���������?*���������# shower  Mrs. Cam has received word that  the injury to her husband is on the  left hand���������tha third Snger being badly  shattered, though whether amputation  will be necessarv has not been learned  The skirmish in which he was injured  was a lively one, the man next him on  the fighting line having his head blown  off by a bursting shell, a fragment of  which also divested Mr. Cam of his  belt, of the 18 other reservists in his  regiment IS have been killed, 2 made  prisoners, and 2 (including Cam)  wounded.  ALICE SIDING  Tlfctf&jpcial Club will have  its next  *'hop^>i Ipriday night, Dec llth.  ~    ^^phurchilloi>;V__ncouver, who  ^i^iting^hiti parent* here for  " returned to the coast on  ~ _���������*- "  lifer is busy erecting; quits a  comxw-d)^������liay shed on-bia ranch.  Ji Oo]& i^hoving ������-. new  built _md otherwise unproving  to bis place fromthe  ���������government road. -&. Farr is master  Nominat-fan --T-f  'Officei-sand? special uegree work.  The Presbyterian Lidies' Aid bazaar is Bxed&* Dec. 15. There will^be  on sale a fine assortment of useful  articles as well as those suitable for  Christmas gifts. Afternoon tea will  also be served.  ,*��������� Creaton pastors have been asked to  observe December 6th-as Bible Sunday  and discourses on the bible as a whole  and its annual progress -will be in  order. It will also be featured in the  day's8undaySchoolwork.  The genuine sympathy of a wide  circle of friends goes out to Mr. and  Mrs. B. S. Bevan who ai-e mourning  the demise of their two-months' old  son, Richard, who died on Tuesday  after a brief illness. The funeral took  place (in Thursday, i\ey. G. ,W. Blake  officiating.  DUCK CREEK  bath and dresi.  ^.  Then com^a breakfast. JECvery  man has his o*u plate, cup,"%ii������fe,  fork and sooon.  The menu is bread  OillXX   UUUUC1,    -__.j/|*V7_.-t   V*  ^.f...m.m__������_   -._,__    .   r ',...-  Over graded: Fined  For cimtravoning auction 321 b of  the Inspection mid Sales Act the Ores-  ton Fruit Growers Union was on Wednesday fined $10.  The information was laid by B. Q.h,  Clark, Dominion- Fruit Insf-wtor, and  tho case tried by E. Mallandaine, J;P.  The prosecution was tho outcome of  complaints to the Dominion Inspector  from prairie points. The particular  box whloh figured in this case was a  hox of Greenings graded No. la bnt  which, owing to thoprovalcnco of ucob  should have been marked up No. 8s.  In stating his case Mr. Chirk emphasised tho fact that thpro wan no  desire on the'-part of his department to  resort to law, but ho knew that ovor*  grading had been rather too provalont  at Crouton this soason and it was high  tlmo an object latnon was given hero.  Had ho so desired tho grower and  packer of tlie apples could also havo  been prosecuted.  Outside of ithe, fact, that it was the  Union and not tho grower or packer  that was fined, the Incident will not  como as a surprise to Rfcvifcw roadors.  In September wo hod An interview  with IiiMtMwitor Flttteht-tr. In whloh he  pointed out that thia very thing would  happen If more care was not exercised  in grading.  Manager Goo. Heald of the Union  Kha n. lint nf the tormwers who have  lw-.cn snotted for over-grading and  members caii (hideout whether thoy  are on the list by consulting him.  W. B. Muir returned: to Duck Creek  on Monday and left again Wednesday,  for .his -property on .CornjQreek.  We are glad'to see our old friend'Cl"  IS. Southwell back again, after a year's  absence spent in the States. He's just  come along to take a look at his ranch  and make sure it hasn't slipped over  the bank into the slough. He intends  returning to Bonners Ferry 'in a day  or so. ''ti.'J. .-'������������������'  O.-J. Wigen and C. Carlson were  Creiston callers Wednesday*  Mrs. B. Sparkes,* principal of the  Wynndel public 'school*? announcea  that she will give a concert on the  evening of the lost day of school���������Dec.  18th. As all her pupils are young, she  is unable to give a very lengthy program, so has asked any outsiders who  care to, to help her by contributing  either songs, recitations or dialogues,  in order that a good evening's entertainment may bo obtained.  Mr. and Mrs. J. J. Grady were visitors to Creston Thursday.  The many friends of Mr. P. Hagen,  who was operated on for appendecltis  recently at tho Cranbrook hospital,  will Joe glad to hear that the operation  was entirely BaUafuctory, and that the  patient is doing well, and wo.hope to  soon seo him around little old Duck  Creek again,  Tho agricultural depATttnsnt has  issued notices to tho:"eftoi$fe$wt it is  prepared to uond out eXpS*W 1ft priming and apple packing nnd that these  experts .will hold classes %t various  points. Provided wo can ������^ti A members for pruning or 12 for packing, wo  nan have a class at Duck Cr^ok. This  is a very important part of tho fruit  business and1 tho ranehors roun^ ^ore  with young orchards, should ta^ ^wl-  vantage of It. Application forms Am  posted up in tho poatoflloe, and oM  desirous of joining should sign thoir  names on it at once. Feea this yoar  liavo boon reduced to* $1,00 for p.iui.ug  and $2.00 for packing.  D. Buttorilold and jr. Johnson were  visitors to Oroston Thursday.  Tho door In this neighborhood wore  jumping   l^lowwff qn   Wednesday.  vSft THOfldfty night  ^f place spent the  UXfmX.ttitnn xmitmrn  mn.  coffea Each nian gets one says-  age or two kippers and half ������ loaf  of bread. There are 25~~of us at  each tables and two from each table  are detailed ass mess orderlies for the  day���������they carry in the grub and  dish it out, and every man takes  his turn. ,?  After breakfast, we are out to the  parade ground! for three hours of  company drillO At 2 o'clock we  have dinner, c^isisting of jnutton  -JjKtfiay* qr.jtv^f .asKB^ S^Jfi^ i^l  twice, a week,  bbilea   spuds -and  bread, no butter "��������� or  tea unless we  can save it from breakfast.  After dinner we are marched out  for skirmish drill in the country;  digging holes and hiding, behind  rocks and trees: running three  paces apart, lying down, getting  up;, running falling down, etc, for  two and a half hours.  We come in about 4.80, get nup-'  per at 5, then a lecture at 6. After  that we can go where we like, but  we must wear uniform and putties,  arid cannot blacken our booto or  unbutton our coats while uptown,  and must bo in by 10 p.m., unless  we have special passes.  I do not think wo will leave hero  beforo January 1st. The weather  is not cold and it is great when the  aun shines. *-.  - I ran across-Frank Broderick,  who is working in the government  buildings at marble work. Also  met Miss Scott, who used to bo a  nurse in Creston. She is married,  ahd her husband works in the C.P.  R. telegraph- Saw Capt Fitzgerald in town. His brother. Bob,  is in'tho B.C. Horse Begiment at  tho oamp here.   .    .    .   .   .  Hoping to near from you real  noon giving mo all, thc uor/c.  UiS^ entrance  V      ^ --     -    ?   . . X* . J*.~M^LS_u_ S������.W  BSq^sss&si: \ifis v-i-c w_������}5--> jut*.  -i3Wk Smith and J. Boydell were out  fora^_ast crack at the grouse on Saturday. The season closed on Monday  for these birds.  Alice Siding housewives are busy  brSwing the season's supply of elderberry wine. The quality is high class.  [We can vouch for the "correctness of  this statement. Mrs. Matthews favored us with a sample quart bottle and  it certainly is extra tine.���������Ed.  Jack Smith, who is with the Second  Contingent at Victoria, writes that  the boys are aii having as large a time  as vB_!it*9-ry life will permit, are quite  ^KmjafG?tably   quartered,   but that the  -caiap chef does not give them a very  wide range of eatables to choose from  in the daily menu.  The second at-home of the Social  Glub at Scotty Todds on Friday night  was a great big success from start to  finish. John Johnson was in charge  of the-floor and excellent music was  provided by Butterfield Bros., Carl  Wigen, and Carl Carlson. The lunch  was ample and No. 1 for quality. F.  Martin of,. JSrickson was among tbe  outsiders in attendance. "-  KITCHENER  Frank Callander, game warden, was  in our city this week to see whether  everybody was living up to the Game  Act.  Andy Miller of Creston was one of  the sportsmen to visit our city this  week.  Capt. Forrester of Creston mode an  official call here this week.  A. Creelman of Vancouver, bead of  the Kitchener Lumber Co., was here  this week, visiting his sister, Mrs. J.T.  Burgess.  J. E. Miller, our would-be sport, was  up in the hills the fore part of the  week arid brought down a good specimen of the bl-ick bear femily.  Harry Leonard of Creston came to  this district in search of deer, and  while out in the woods bumped up  against a large cougar, and at once  opened fire on Mr. Cougar at long  range. Oh, Dutchy can put up a good  fight when he gets cornered.  Edward Hawkins, also of Creston,  made Kitchener a call on Saturday,on  his way to Hunt's camp.  The Haro Fatality  -a  Bmil Wihanto of Coleman, who  arrived the latter pa&^of the week  to straighten up the affairs of the  late Hugo Haro, who was burned  to death in -hip home accross the  riveronwoy. __������_, returned nomeon  Sunday.  When seen by The UKvmW he  stated that the news of her husband's untimely end had prostrated  Mrs. Haro and he was therefore unable-to say whether she would  leave Coleman, where she In living  at. present, and-occupy ihe Corn  Crteek proper^ or not; he thought  she would sell it and remain in  Coleman, where she has a comfortable home.  Mrs. Haro's first husband aJUto  met his death by accident���������he hod  bis back broken in ar mine cave-in  but lived for "almost six months  after the mishap, leaving her with  a daughter and a son, the former  now seventeen years old and the  boy fourteen. That- was in I90������f  She and Haro were only married  in July, anct almost immediately  after the wedding he came nere  and took up land.  Wihanto states that but for the  cropping up of some important  ---.usiness he would most likely have  shared the same fate as Neimi and  Wilson. He had a ticket ��������� bought  and trunk checked .for-Creston intending to leave on Nov. 21 to help  Haro finish his 7jhrouse, but at the  Ja_rt minute fce'was detained. It is  somewhat, ottia C9in-qidenqe^tlu.t  when the first husband diect Wi-  hanto was the friend ot the family.  He was immensely pleased with the  Creston Valley and may possibly  buy land and locate here.  After tho ^a  all tha huntffH  portwV ...  ���������������������������������'  Holp iH*kq t^ft |WtyK>l concert a ouc-  o*m hy Atfon^n������H*' Thero Is nothing  more dliwon������������iWJt\h*n after working  hard on on ^*tr|?MM������*J������n to uavo ut  prosont Jt- to a iq������iiwi|i|>i/y ..uu_������o. uuu-,  a big house; so fill bur right up.  CRANBROOK  The Herald Is conducting an cdtjoa-  tional campaign for tho eatabllBlimont  of a weekly farmer*' -market,   W, J.  Hamilton has offereft ���������������, tHtit������.bta Hol.d-  ing rent free.  Tho grocery business of Crowe Bros,  and Ira It. Manning havo boen merged  tho latter firm continuing the tt^do.  Tlio financial statomont of thc Agricultural Society shows.an investment  of ovor 911,000in tho sooiotie'sgruunds  and buildings. Thomas J. Doris It tho  now presidont.  The Conservative AaaoeUtlor. ha������  donated $25 to the work of the Sun-  shlno local relief society.  ������l������ ir. Juuttuo,   uuv  UUMM   ������.������  * ������������������* V * if.  ... .*      ������ .  *XI   UtW     *0*x*xu*i *������.������-������  od by a switch engine in the O, p. R.  yarc) last week. The Herald says he  is ono of the men who laid the foundation for agricultural' prosperity In  Oranbrook. . '  The poultry show opens Friday.  Fifty classes have been provided for.  There are also some sixty special pri-  mC%l������  Another shoo repairing shop has  been opened in town.  Ths Presbytorlan young peoples  society Is sending a fruitcake to the  Cranbrook boys with the first contingent at Salisbury Plains.  Thi*) Ladles Aid of Knox Church  qletrod ilM an tho recent dramatic  onVartsinment. Htflfof this amount  goedtto tho Belgian relief fund.  ���������!���������! nil-Mini iiil-_i-----iiniirg_B-.  Nelson's new chief of pollen, T. H.  Long of^Iloasland, entered on his now,  duties, Tuesday. .  Kntrioa for tho poultry show, whieh  opened on Wxvdnosday, aro more numerous than usual- Oiu. fancier at  OhllUwack, in tho Fruserr Valley, hod  blr^ji on display hero.  7^_r-i*i__- T'"." "   **,***,,,*J������  ������*   P*������..������Vrli������-������'''.  ��������� T-n**: "-i*; '    .    '  ^?.****'**, /**  ** fmnim "OAr rvound���������siitnn  pHpoas dressed chicken and duck.  Methodist Anniversary  Creston Methodist Church celebrated its eighth anniversary on Sunday.  Owing to the disagreeable weather the  attendance at the'morning service was  small. In the evening the church  was comfortably filled when an inspiring address was delivered by Bev.W.  E. Dunham of Oranbrook, his theme  being MThe Splendor Lost." The musical service was bright.- The choir  rendered the anthems, "Lift Up Your  Heads" and "Come Unto Him," the  solo part in the latter being taken by  Mrs. Carpenter.  On Monday night the congregational  social was held In Mercantile Hall.  Bev. Mr. Dunham gave an illustrated  lecture on the Yukon country, styled  tlie "Land of Gold," both tho views  and his descriptive talk being immensely popular. W. Moore Davis and W,  Truscott favored with solo numbers  and Miss Smith and Mrs. Attridge  with instrumentals. To theso features  must lie added the refreshments���������an  ample and appetizing supply of pump,  kin pie, with, tho usual drinkables, providing a sooial ovoning of exceptional  merit*  NELSON  W. J. Dovitt, chief of polios since  1007, roth-ed from the torco, Monday.  He goes to Roealand as head ofthe  police In that city.  IB. 8. Martin, principal of the public  school, who has boon absent from hi������  duties for tjbo past fow weeks on  account qf illness, recommoncod his  duties tost wook.  Tho problem of unemployment ia becoming acute and tho city council hon  ������������������been appealed to to start relief work  tit Some description. *  Tbo toys made by pupils or tne  Ht.ttta sohool aro on solo. The proceed.*  will go into tho local relief fund.  Saturday's market wan the best-at-  fomlnd -nf iunv vet. held. IBn-flr-* wore  moro plentiful than for some woeks  but vegetables and apples wore scarce. THE REVIEW, CRESTON, (B. ft"  P  Her  eanee  -^  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock  &   Co.,   Limited  London,  Melbourne  and  Toronto  _#  ��������� aware of an impression 'that tor such |  eyes as hers, a _nan might easily hold .  the world well lost. j  He   fumbled   in   his    pockets     for'  money, and for the life of him could  not   find   a   single   coin.     She   still ,  watched him,  and he  did  not know i  whether   there   was   really  a   signifi-  cance in her eyes or whether it was J  only his imagination that put''it there. |  He  felt his blood running hotly and I  swiftly, his heart beating    in a way j  that was iiew  to him.    It semed to '  him, incredible that a sober business  man, his thoughts full of ledgers   and  markets and prices, should be so affected by the eyes of a stray flower  girl, vending her wares 'in the gutter.  (Continued) "J     It was  with a sense of absurd re-  Mrs. Ziebold thanked him earnestly hef that he managed at last to dis*  and shook hands with him warmly, cover a coiu in his pockets, but when  "But, of course," said Hugh, "you he drew it out, he was disgusted to  will understand the matter is a secret find it, was a sovereign. As he looked  at present���������I would rather von did not at it rather blankly and hesitated lio  mention it even to my uncle, who heard her laugh softly, and he be-  might be annoyed." * cawxe at once exceedingly angry.  "Oh," said Ziebold  with a touch or       "What   ave  you  laughing  at?"     lie  Miss   HetheTington,   if  I  should"   see i     "1  beg   your   pardon,   sir,"   she  im*  ker?" | swered with a curtsey.  "Certainly," replied Mr. Hugh, who? He discovered a shilling ut last antl  dared not refuse this, "bat privately���������I gave it her. She took it in a hand  I will let her Know you are in our \ that was so shapely he wondered at  little  secret." , it, and yet which was also most ox-  Ziebold,  his  momentary   "Suspicion   treiruely dirty,  allayed,  shook hands  with him    and       "What is youi name?" ho asked on  accompanied him to the door, a comp-1 a sudden impulse.  lament he only paid as a rule to men "Liza Joues, sir," .she answered, and  with incomes in five figures. But when he looked in her eyes he was  Hugh, as a prospective partner iu certain she was laughing at him.  Hetheringtons, was a. person to be He turned away in a rage, ��������� wonder-  paid court to. j ing now what he had seen in the  And once outside Hugh first began j girl to excite his interest, and then  to laugh and then felt ' decidedly j to his'amazement she called him by  ashamed of himself. j his name.  *By the time he-had readied his own j     "Mr. Talleutine!  Mr. Tallentine!"  "Why, how do you k?iow who I am?"  he asked, turning sharply and much  astonish ed.  "Is" it sJ secret, an impotraut secret?" he asked oddly disconcerted.  "Oh, I know so many things," she  answered, and looking at her again  he  once  more  seemed  to see    deep  ofllee again he was in thoroughly low  spirits. He felt that he had received  his first real defeat, for hitherto he  he had at least always fought cleanly,  and now he had descended to deceit.  There was this much excuse for him  that he had acted ofc the impulse of  the moment,  and  in  the desperation   _  wrought in bim by a sudden threat t j^- heV VvsVeriouT'eyis "things    that  of ruin oust when he had thought he | he could flot uuaerstand and yet that  had reached a piace of safety. Then,  too, there had been a natural resent  meat at the foul blow dealt him in j .���������<_ ,. ^ ,.������������������������  secret. But Hugh did not try to make ��������� *"*-" **"*" *""*  excuses for himself; he only, felt  ashamed and degraded, and he felt  above all that his use of Delia's name  had been indefensible. He made up  his mind that the only thing for him  to do was to go straight back to  Kensington Place Square and make  his confession to Delia, lt was a  bitter pill; for he neither liked nor  trusted his cousin, whose furious temper had always seemed to him repulsive in a woman. Now he woald have  to confess to her conduct of which  he felt more and more ashamed every  moment.  "But I-have got to do it," he said  to himself, and anyhow I had better  be before Ziebold, or she may be  flying into one .of her furies with him  and scratching his face for him or  something of that kind."  So soon as he could, he left his  office to the careful charge of Mr.  Logan and took his own way westward  to make his confession to Delia.  There had been a good deal of  routine work to attend to, however,  so that it had been quite four before  he had been able to get away. He  took a 'bus, for his mood was economical���������as far as the Albert Memorial,  and from there walked, not feeling  in any particular hurry for the coming  interview.  "I wonder what Delia will say," he  questioned himself uncomfortably; "I  expect she will give me a sample   of  her temper���������well, if I earn a cheek as  red as that footman's the otlier day,  1 shall get no more than I deserve.   1  hope she will draw the line at throwing lamps about, though."  He was near his destination   now,  and he began to wonder idly what he  would  be feeling like if his    errand  woro concerned with a genuine    engagement to some one he was really  in love with.    He wondered what it  was like to be in love.    He supposed  ho was never likely to know, for as a  business man in difficulties, struggling  hard to keep his head above water, he  had no time to think of such things;  and then as he turned Into Kensington  Place Square he lifted his oyes and  saw standing in tho gutter a flower-  girl, who was looking straight at him  with a very intent expression in her  eyes.  Forgetting    everything,    forgottlng  who he wns and on what orrand ho  was thero, Hugh stood quite still uud  ' gazed;   and for the moment he was  conscious of nothing in nil the world  save   a   pale,   oval   face   with   lovoly  features, though the mouth and chin  were rather too large nnd pronrilnont;  very   white,   regular   teeth;   and     a  mass of thick, black hair    that wus  twisted round the small head in luxuriant,  oarnlou-i   colli*.    But.  If,  wuh the  eyes on which Hugh gazed nnd found  in them such fascination ho could not  look away, eyes that wero largo und  bluck and lovoly, and charged with   a  inysterlonH passion, and clouded with  the grief ot ull  thu  world, und culn.  wlth the plly of those who know woll  the hard futo laid upon tho nons nnd  the daughters of men; oyos tlmt woro  at   onco, sore no   nnd   eager,   puucuful  .uul  lien..���������(.���������, rcs-igiicd ;<m_ i..-.'.uluU',    ;.;o  thnt. nil who looked on thom seemed  to look on the shadow of themselves,  ll ugh took a trembling nnd unsteady  he knew concerned him deeply. "For  instance,  I know   where you are  go-  This is the Box  to get if yoii have  [any  Rid tiey   or  j Bladder Trouble  a There's, nothing -else, .lii^e it���������  nothing just sis good, that will do  you as uvueh good. There is only ���������  this on^ prescript-km known as (..in  Pills. -Vou cau get it at all dealers  in the box shown above.  Be sure to aak for'������������������'(.-IN PILLS"  bears the legend "GIN'PILLS",  together with the name, National  Drug and Chemical Co. of Canada,  Limited, on baud around the box.  At all dealers���������SOc. a box, 6 for  $2.50���������Gin Pills may also be had in  the United States under the name  'GINO' Pills���������trial treatment sent  free if you write National Drug aud 1  Chemical Co. of Canada, Limited. 1  Toronto. 258  GittDiils  'You know1 too much, I think," said  Hugh frowning.  ���������'That is so easy,' she answered,  but if you are wise, yon will turn  back and come here no more, and  never again enter that house; for if  you do, a great misfortune wrill hap-1  pen to you."  And for the moment, so great was  the wonder and fascination of her  beauty and the strangeness of her  eyes, Hugh*-saw no longer a London  flower-girl of to-day, but rather an. ancient priestess and prophetess warning him of the path wherein he  should not tread. The next moment  he recovered himself.  "I am afraid you are trying to be  impudent," he said, "but here is'another sixpence for your fortunetell-  ing." i  He put the coin on her tray and  turned his back to her, pleasing  himself with the idea that he had  shown a complete, a lofty, and yet  not an ill-natured contempt of what  she had said. But he Avas oddly disconcerted when he heard, her laughing softly behind him.  By an effort he prevented himself  from looking round, and going up the  steps to his uncle's door he knocked  and was admitted. Delia was in the  morning room���������Jier favorite room as  it looked out on the Bide of the square  and the busy High Street beyond���������  nnd there Hugh went. ���������  She greeted him shortly, and he saw  at once she was in'a bad temper, perhaps even bn the verge of one of her  wild outbreaks of fury. j  "A bad lookout for me, considering  my errand," said Hugh to himself, and  he eyed rather uneasily a tall and  heavy vase on the mantlopiece, the  fellow to which he knew Delia had  some time before smashed by hurling  it at the head of a caller who, ns  she chose to think, had boen rude to  her.  "What hidoous, horrid flowers you  havo got thoro," she said.  "ATe they?" said Hugh surprised,  and lifting the little hunch he still  held in his hand.  "Yes they are," .she snapped. "Let  me have them." .  He gavo thchi to her, and she  crushed them-in her hand, and then  began to tear them into little bits.  Hugh wntchod in silence, feeling more  and moro uncomfortable every moment. A queer idoa struck hlm, and he  wondered how ho would havo boon  feeling at that moment If that strange  flower-girl outside had been not herself, but Delia; and if his claim to  be engnged to her had boon not false,  but. true? Ho bliiHhod at his own  folly in getting such notions Into his  head, uud yet seemed to seo quite  plnlnly the .lower-girl'.* ntrangoly  beautiful faco and haunting, lovely,  Hoarching eyes, fierce nnd tender by  turns.  "You wore a long time talking to  that, girl in the gutter," said Delia  abruptly and with a heaving breast.  Hugh fairly jumpod; t>ie wordii  camo so pat. on fop of his thoughts.  "Oh,  I  saw  you,"  said  Delhi,  not  icing his momentary agitation and giving  an   iinpiou.suiit  Juiigii.        "1     wut*  watching yon ont of tho window."  "Were   you?"   Bald   Hugh,     feeling  for the storm to break, "it came so  suddenly, and I was tempted, and   I'm  , awfully'ashamed of myself but I let  |������him think it was true."  All her expression changed most  wonderfully. She trembled and Hfted  her glowing face, and she held out her  arms towards him with a gesture full  of yearning and love.  "Oh, Hugh, my .own ��������� Hugh," she  murmured softly, "how was it that  you guessed my secret?"  defend the independence, thc liberty,;  the integrity of a small neighbor, that j  has lived peaceably, but she could not j  have compelled us, because she: was  weak.    The man  who declines' to discharge his debt -necause his creditor  is  too poor to enforce it is a blackguard.  "We entered into this treaty, a hoI-  einn   treaty,  a  full  treaty,  to  defend  Belgium and her integrity. Our signa*  lures are attached  to? the document.  Our signatures   do not stand    alone  there.   This was not the oniy country  to  defend   the   integrity- of  Belgium.  Russia,   France, Austria  and  Prussia  are all there.    Why did they not perform the obligation?    It is suggested  that When you quote this treaty, it is  purely an  excuse on our, part, it is  our  low'craft  and   cunning,  just   to  cloak our jealousy of a superior civilization we are attempting to destroy.  '���������'-' "Our answer is the. action we took  in 1870,    What was that?    Mr. Gladstone was, then prime minister. Lord  'Granville,  I  think,   was  then  foreign  secretary.    I. have never heard it alleged to their charge that .they were  ever jingo.  -What did they do in 1870?  j We called upon the belligerent powers  to respect that treaty.   We called upon France, we called upon Germany.  At that time, bear in mind, the great-[  est     danger  to  Belgium  came  from  France and not from Germany. "We 'in-'-j  tervened   to protect Belgium against  France exactly as we are doing now to  protect her against Germany: We are  proceeding exactly in the same way.  We invited both the belligerent pow-  .ers to state that they had no intention   of   violating   Belgian     territory.  What was  the answer given by  Bismarck?    He  -.aid  it was  superfluous  to ask Prussia snch a question in view  of the treaties in force. France gave j  a similar answer.  "We received the thanks at that  time of the Belgian people for our. intervention in a very remarkable document. This is a document addressed  by the municipality of Brussels to  Queen Victoria after that intervention.  ������������������ 'The great and noble people over  whose destinies you preside have just  given a further proef of its benevolent  sentiments towards this country. The  KtSlii ! ^ ik ��������������������������� 1 ^ '  tiHONe^&Otiti&AS^  must make ti to their interest -to .do*  so for the future. v  "What is their defence? .lust.-.look  at the interview which took place be* ?  tween the -'British ���������ambassador*���������' ^.nd -  great German officials. When their attention was called, to this treaty *o  which . they were: partners, they said:  'We cannot help that/ Rapidity of  action was the great German asset  There is a greater asset for a .nation  than rapidity of>action, and that is  honest dealing. [iti titi'".       ^  "What are her excuses? She kaid  Belgium' was plbttihg against her;  Belgium was engaged in a great conspiracy with Britain and with France  to attack her. Not merely is it not ;-������������������  true, . but Germany knows it is *_ot  true. What is her -otlier? ?excuse?  France meant to invade? Germany  through Belgium?? ;A*aolutely?' untrue.  France offered Belgium titi five army  corps to?defend herif^e was?attack.  tied. Belgium ?said, ���������������������������'-'1 doh-t Yrequira  them? i have got the -word of the -  Kaiser. Shall CaesarYsenii'a lie? All  these tales - about -conspiracy have  been'fanned up since.   Y  "A great nation ought, to be ashamed to behave like a fraudulent bank- ���������'-..  rapt. It is not trne she says. She has  deliberately broken" this treaty, and  we were in hoiior bound to stand by  it. ������������������������������������ -       ���������������������������'���������.;���������'���������'     -^ ���������-���������-  "Belgium has been treated brutally;  how brutally we shall not yet .know.  We. know already too much? What had  she done? T>id she send an ultimatum  to Germany? Did she-challenge Ger**  mar.y? Had she i'nflicted'Srhy wrongs  upon Germany which thei Kaiser was  bound to redress?? She was one of the  most unoffending little countries ia  Europe. She was peaceable, industrious, thrifty? hard-working, giving  offence to no one. and her cornfields  have been trampled down, her villages  voTce^f^the'^EngHsh'nation'has beenthave been burned to the ground, her  -���������-���������-��������� ��������� art treasures have been destroyed, her  heard above the din of arms, lt has as  serted the principles of justice and  right. Next to the unalterable attachment of the Belgian people to' their independence the strongest sentiment  which fills their hearts is that of an  imperishable gratitude to the people  of Great Britain.' .  stop towards her, nnd she raised one  of the bunches of hor flow cm from  tlm truy beforo licr.  "Will you buy, nir'.'" ubo wild.  Alochunlcally Hugh took the flowers  hhe held nut lo hlni, and ho wus fur-  louiH with hlniHolf for the Inexplicable,  ii./ll,ii.i,,��������� Unit   ft(,HHi*MM<<<)  hlni.  "Timy (im pice flower*.," lie miil-  l������-ri-il. trying dcttperi'tfely to any mime*  thing to allow  thnt   he  wiih unite    at  sane.  "Ad they not?" i.hc roturnod, look-  lntr i.i  hlm mid .-.iiiiliiig;  and be was  CHAPTER VII.  An Ironical Position  Hugh heard, but hardly understood,  though with a sort of dull shock of |  fear and dismay he jumped quickly to  his feet, and Delia, as it seemed, misunderstanding  his   movement,    flung  herself into his arms.        ���������-  "Oh, Hugh,"she murmured, looking  up at him with a beaming, shining  face, "Oh, my own Hugh," and she  kissed him passionately.  "Good heavens���������Delia," he muttered hoarsely, and he shook from head  to foot with an emotion that once  again she misunderstood.  "Oh, how happy I am," she sighed,  with her arms about his neck. "Are  you?"  "Delia," he stammeerd again in the j  same  heavy, unsteady- tones, ahd he j  wished to tell her it was all a horrible  mistake, but as he opened his lips to  speak she closed them with a kiss.  Then he knew it was impossible for  him ever to tell the truth. For ho had  surprised her secret, he had held her  in his arms, his lips and hers had  met, and now how could he turn  round and tell her coldly'it was all a  mistake. She had unveiled to him the  privacy of her heart, aud he had not  prevented her; she had welcomed him  in the hidden and passionate recesses  of her nature, and since ho had entered there, no matter how unwittingly,  how could he turn on her and claim  to be a stranger to her once more?  "Wor.'t you kiss n*e, too, Hugh?"  she said.  He lowered his head and pressed  his lips to her cheeks, and it was to  hlm as though this kiss scaled his  death warrant.  "How cold you are," she said, looking at him lovingly. "Oh, Hugh, how  did you gtiOHb? I thought I had hidden my secret well, how did you Iind  me out?"  For a momont Hugh dallied ou the  vory verge of speaking out. He looked at hor and ho had a loathing of  his llfo and almost a hatred for her.  But ho felt he could not, he dared not,  crush and brand and destroy with  Hhnme this pnsHionate, unbalanced,  primitive creature by tolling hor the  truth.     .  (To Bo Continued)  men have been slaughtered���������yea, and  her women and children, too (Shame).  "What had Belgium done? Hundreds of thousands of her.people have-  had their quiet, comfortable little  homes burned to the dust, and ar������  wandering homeless in their own land.  What is their crime?   Their crime was  "That was in 1870.   Mark what foi t .,    .   X1      ��������� .  lows.    Three or four days after that  Bat  *hey .trusted  to the  word  of a  document of thanks the French army I ^r,.Ssia" k,nS-   I don't-Iwow what th*  was  wedged  up  against the  Belgian* Raiser hopes to achieve by this war.  frontier.   E.ery means of escape shut  up by a ring of flame from Prussian  cannon.     There was  one  way  of escape.    What was that?    By violating  tlie neutrality bf Belgium. What did  they do?    The French on that occasion preferred ruin, humiliation to the  breaking of their bond.  "The French Emperor, French marshals. 100,0.00 .gallant Frenchmen in  arms preferred to be carried captive  to the strange land of their enemy  rather than dishonor the name of their  country. _lt was the last French army  defeat. Had they violated Belgian  neutrality the whole history of that  war would have been changed. And  yet it was the interest of France to  break the treaty.    She did not do it.  "It   is   the   interest   of   Prussia   to  hopes- to achieve by  I have a shreSvd idea of what he wltt  get; but one thing is made certain,  that no nation in future will ever  commit that crime again.  "I am not-going to enter into these  tales; Many of them are untrue. War  is a grijn, ghastly business at best or  at wprst, and I am not going- to Say  that all that has been said in the way  Of taels of outrage must necessarily  be true. 1 will go beyond that ahd say  that if you turn two millions of men,  forced, conscripted, ' and compelled  and driven, into the field, you will certainly got amongst them a certain  number of men who will do things  that the nation itself will be ashamed  of.  ���������'It is enough for me to have th*  story which the Germans themselves  ���������eak ttoeTreat^an^ atlmit-   defend'    PFoclaim-the  eai< Mie treat., aua sir ihis uoh__ h. , ,������������������,���������,������������������. ,1TW, m!1D<,nnrill<r   tUa Qunnnn���������  bind you when it is to yonr interost  to keep them. 'What is a treaty?'  says tho. German chancellor; 'a scrap  of paper.'  "Have you auy live-pound notes 1  about you?* I am not calling for  them. Have you any of those neat  little Treasury ;l_1. notes? If you  have, burn them; thoy are only 'scraps  of paper.' What are they made of?  Rags. What ure they -worth? The  whole credit of the British empire.  'Scraps of paper!'  "1 have boon dealing with scraps of  paper within tho last month. We suddenly found the commerce of. the  world coming to a standstill. The machine had stopped. Why? I will toll  you. Wo discovered, many of us for  tho Urst tlmo���������I don't protond to any  that I do not know much moro about,  the     machinery   of  commerce  today  ness had German soldiers there at  all. Belgium was acting in pursuance  of. a most sacred right���������the right to  defend your own home. But they were  not in uniform when they shot. If ������.  burglar broke into the Kaiser's palace  at Potsdam, destroyed his furniture,  shot down his servants, ruined.his art,  treasures, especially those he mado  himself, burned his -precious ��������� manuscripts, do you think ho would wait un*  til ho got into uniform before he shot  him down'.' , ���������  "Germun fciorlldy has already failed.  They entered J3olglum to.save tihie;  the tlmo has gone. Thoy have not gain*  cd tittle, but they have lost their good  mime.  "But Belgium was not the only littls  nation that has been attacked In this  war, and 1 make no excuse for refer-  bus alway.-. regarded Uio pio-.p. cl.-i ul  engaging in a great war with greater  I'oliictaiico,   wllh   greater  repugnance,  very uncomfortable, and then with a {than   I   have   done   throughout      tho  iiuddon doslro to change tho Huhjoct. ho   Avhols of my political llfo. Thoro la no  ruorce wan moved by bills of ex  change. I have'seen some of them  wretched, crinkled, scrawled over,  blotched, frowsy, and yot. ' those  wretched llttlo scrapa of paper moVed  great, ships, laden with thousands ol  tons of prooloiiH cargo, from ono ond  of tho world to tho othor. What was  the motive power behind tbem? The  honor of commercial men. Trout I oh  aro the currency nf International  f.tatOHiiianshlp.  "Lot ns be fair. GdYninn mci-chunta,  Gorman tradorn bad tho reputation of  holng as upright and  Htruightforwai'd  ft. I....Inn       anmmrl*       _*._. 11. imvmA      l.w       tJlm   i  1Vf- U,iy  trndcri.  ill   IllO WOl'lll.  Bllt   if til ft  Stlirng    Speech    Delivered    by    Mr.   ,,���������.������������������j;cy of (jwrmun <!0mmorco Is to  Lloyd George In Queen's  Hall |,0  debased    to  tho  level  of that, of  Tlioro is no man In this room who! her utatoHiiianHlilp,  no  trader,     from  Miiuu^Jtui to Va]'/'ii''u,H,, wii] cur Urol.  at. a Gorman Mlgnaturo aguin. This  doctrine, of the" Hcrap of paper, thin  doctrine which la superscribed hy  l.ornliurdl as treaties which nerve only  nro  11   L'ooil   liuiiiv  men   llko  nie���������wo   ''*on* uw ',1Bt* ������' ������������rVui. ���������  J lie History  5Lovo^7\irSaKory    o?,0oor-   ?'?������ff\ft,*^^^  i.i_>_.i.������    .v.i������    moved    hv    hills      of   OX-    .'.'T ,,!..tI,..l.ca _Ps9ry ������> ������t.������<>_-8 Is Ull-  ROAD HOGS OF EUROPE  THE  LITTLE  NATIONS  DEFENDED  Delivered    by    Mr.  blotted? The Urst nation that is without sin let her oust a atone nt Sorvla,  A nation trained In a horrible school,  alio won her froodom with hor tcnaa*-  Ioiih vuloiir, and alio has maintained  It by tbo sumo courage, li' auy Sorv*  lans were mixed up In tbo n8Ha������nhm-  tlon of the Grand Diiko (hoy ought to  be puiilHhud, Sorvla, admits that. Tho  Korvlan government had nothing to do  with It. Not oven Auatrla claimed  that. Tin. Servian prime minister is  ono of tlie nioHt. cupuhl*. and honored  men In Furo-ae. Servia waa willing to  phnltih any one of her subjects who  had been proved to have any complicity In that. anuaf.Hli)atlon, What in or*  conld you expect?  M'.nnttnnp<1 nevt v-eo*.**  on     bla     errand:  "I   havo a c.onfOH-  oiitorod abruptly  "Delia," he mild,  alnn to make."  "A ooi.foHHoin," said Delia with ,\  kind of darkly queHlloiiliig look at  him, "what do you moan?"  "Woll,    I   f-'������l   Ul������>   II    .WMtftt    IlllfllH    o,"  Hiild Hugh, "uud 1 hope you will heir  nie out. quietly, but, the, fact la Home  one in the city to-day told mo ho had  hoard 1 wnfi engaged to you."  'To im*?"  muttered   Delia,  and  lier  man either" limbic oi* outnlde of Ihis  room moro convinced thut wu could  not have avoided it without national  dishonor. 1 am fully alive to tbe fact  that whom-vt'i* a, nation wua ougagr.d  lu any war she Iiuh always Invoked tho  ���������"-.i'V/i'1  nnn-M* of lit'iirtr      Mirny ������  ������'vIi������h������  aa long a������  It hi to  Us Interest  genu  to the root of public law.  "It Is the Htralghf road lo barbarism. Just, na' if you remove the magnetic polo whenever it wan In thu  way of a Gorman  crulHcr tho  wholo  iv--H������'i������i (on   fii'   Hw.   hohm   would   l������pr-nrni������ i  "I hnve killed lino lifter Hue nnd  column aftor column,' lio was tolling  an admiring circle of frlondn.  "Some dlnflnguli.hnd military man,  T nuppoRo?" nsked the atranger.  "On tho contrary," confided the man  nt hlu right, "he's the news censor.*  ���������Buffalo ...vprcHH.  mmmirmm0tssmtm*t***mmmsmsssmt***m+*m*smtsm*****mmm*smmmm*stimmi**^  Iiuh been committed In Kh name; there J dangeroiiH,   difficult,   Inipnf-mlble,   and  are   nemo   crimes     being     cenmilfted I the   whole   uiac.biunry     of clvlli'/.'.itloii  new.    (Hear, hour).  "But. ull the name, national honor Ih  a  reality, and  any iiullon that dl-ne  face first flushed and then wobt pale I Kurds It In doomed. Why Is our honor  will lirenk  down  If tlib. doctrine whim j  in this war.  "We are fighting ugulm*t bfirbarlnm.  Hut there Ih only ono way of putting  an ileum.  io ui**, wen, w/iiii, mu you, im   it   coiiiiu.v   muiivmi   in   i.iih   wi.r.'iu   iikul;   it  Uicic uio n.MH-.ir.  mat  hh.v  -V. N. U. 1026  'I did not deny It," Hiild llugli, ready ' binniil   In   na   honorable  ohlhoilion   jo'li   Im   Io  tbelr   IntcrcM   le  do  mo.  <W _n__M ______ *"������nuitti<ui tycnas,  ^P %J tiM  K> Ji*yf* ������nfl������i������>e<l by expo*  sure to Sua, Oof-land Hind  Wr* m r ______ _____ *1*--*'*<**V relieved by Msftas  tUy f>SS tV^^y-Nofimariiac,  *r Jiif.t  Kye Comfort.    At  ...  _  .,._,,.~. .   .....   ,/. < .../.nt.   KtutMii. *.ym  J������i������lve'*iTiil.M .-V. IW.Iftnliftfi.M-*t~t#r|>M������   i*  Dnil,!.- *������������������������> er Muilnc lye Remedy Co., CM.HfS I-  ���������9.  '' i-}-*M  \   *  *n  THE REVIEW. CHE STOW TV C-  YouwIUUnc!  i8i8!.*am-t������.Ki  It eases ihe burning, tilngfng  pain/stops bleeding and brings  ease.i Perseverance, with Zam-  Buk, means cure. Why not prove  this 7r-AU Wuggiata and Storeavm.  M"������ ���������;��������� M* Bon.  ^mi?:B:L*M;  Inventor Refuses, Germany's Offer  Tlie    London  Morning Post prints  the following despatch from its Rome  correspondent:  "The German government has offered' a large sum to Prof. Argen-  tie'rl,. of Acjtutla, for his pocket system of radio-telegraphy. The professor has practically refused the  offer, preferring to place nis. invention -at the service of his own government. -��������� He has safely ^carried out  experiments before an Italian commission, awl he is coming here to  ' iScture on r his '������������������ invention; The apparatus is.Capable of intercepting messages from the Eiffel tower, , 730  miles front Aquila."  ��������� It. Bids. Pain Segone.���������When neuralgia racks the; nerveg or lumbago  cripples the back is the time, tp test  the virtues of Dr.' Thomas' Eciectric  Oil.- Well- rubbed in? it will still the  pain and produce a sensation of ease  and rest. There is ��������� nothing?like it as.  a-liniment for its curative properties  are great A trial of it will establish  faith in it.     .  HOW  TURPINITE   KILLS  Trench .Full   of  Dead  Germans  Who  Seemed All.ve   *.  The terrible effects of'tnrpinite are  described by Private J. D. Thompson,  2nd Dragoon Guards, now at home,  wounded.  "I was. on outpost duty in the Cam-  brai district when shrapnel was poured into us. My horse was struck, and  in getting frc." 1 received a violent  kicty, fracturing my ankle. Not far  away a wounded comrade wa������ lying.  Presently German cavalry .came up,  just as the wounded man, was trying  to raise himself up. The Germans  looked at him, and then cut both  ���������hands off at the wrist. J lay shamming death*"while this*wa-_ going on,  for had I moved I would have: shared  the man's fate. He belonged to the  Essex regiment. I lay ' fpr twelve  hours on the held until I" was picked  lip and taken' on horseback into our  lines. I saw many, horned farmhouses  and other buildings. At Mp.ns women  and children were Ynade'ic? _r_are_. in  front of the enemy so that bur troops,  could not fire. On one occasion I escaped death by the merest chance.  I was to*Hkccompany forty of our men  to make areconnaisance, but at the  last minute w;as left behind.to look  after the horses. The ni en' never returned, eeyryphe being shot down by  hidden mac"hirie guns. I saw some of  the effects of turpinlte", -the wonderful  French explosive, used in this war for  the first, time. I saw a trench full'-of  dead Germans killed by,it. They were  standing right up in the'trenches looking as though they were still alive."  SUBTERRANEAN   TOWN  THE TERRORS  OF INDIGESTION  Moving Meals  Sir  Ernest Shackleton. related  not  ion'g ago "some" stories connected with  his last Polar expedition.  -"As most people .enow."    se said-,  "the penguin is a bird;'-and* pernm-can  -S-* a kind of food. In rfact I thought  everybody knew that, lihtil. one evening when" I delivered a lecture oamr  expedition and showed some cinema-  graph   pictures, of. Antarctic --scenes.  After the. lecture the chairman rose  to������ off er nie the formal thanks of the  committee. '-'tititi'"  i- tititi'  "'We thank you so much for yonr  lefcture, Sir Ernest,' he said kindly.  'And ��������� we" have greatly enjoyed the  moving pictures, with "all" those dear  .Iltle  pemmicans running about!"*  Disappear When the Blood  is Made Rich, Bfed  and Piire  . The" mistaken idea that laxatives  or drastic .purgatives provide" a short  cut to the cure 6������ indigestion is  ^largely responsible for the������prevalence  of dyspepsia and-other stomach disorders. Indigestion calls* for more  than a makeshift. Your stomach needs  tone; it cannot absorb nourishment  from the food you eat. To give new  strength to your stomach so?, that it  may perform the work of digestion  without pain or distress, you must enrich the blood. This is the tonic method for strengthening weak atomachs.  In  cases  of  this  kind Dr..Williams'  Enemy's Trenches Resemble a Gigantic Rabbit Warren  They   are   very    elaborate,,   these  trenches    in which the great ~host"-~f  the German army has been living like  a gigantic, long drawn-out warren of  green-grey rabbits.    They are floored,  many of them, with cement; they are  roofed over with boards covered with  sods that serve both to keep out the  rain and to, hide them from French or  British aeroplanes j tthey ave divided  into     chambers     communicating   by  doors.    There is  tlie most advanced  trench in which the outposts mount  guard at night, "then two or three hundred yards behind is the main line of  entrenchments, and behind that again  are great pits, dug out of. the ground  "to serve as kitchen^' or dormitories in  which   the reserves and supports for  the first line live. - ��������� These    rearward  "trenches are connected with the foremost line by parallel passages.   Then  behind all, often in the chalk quarries  , or the* hills,  are' the    emplacements  where, the big siege guns, bolted down  to  their  cement platforms,   and  the  howitzers that toss a shell high into  the air for it to fall three miles away,  are  posted. A��������� whole ��������� semi-subterranean town, in fact, with main thoroughfares and" side-streets and telephone  wires running all along, where hundreds of thousands of men eat and live  and sleep, and yet so well concealed  that from" a little way down the hill  in front you "would see nothing to tell  you of its existence unless it were a  hardly noticeable little bank of earth  raised slightly above the    surface of  the ground.   So it is that the Germans  are resisting the Allies' advance, hidden in this labyrinth of trenches and  half-subterranean gangways that ^follow for mile-after mile, ths i_ide of the  valley of the Aisne and stretches beyond towards the {woods of the Ar-  gonne;   damp  dwellings  though they  may be they are an excellent defence  against the artillery that is still bombarding them from sunrise ? to sunet  and  sometimes   during  the  night  as  well."  _Minard's Liniment Cures Bu>*ns, etc.  "I .was speaking with your father  last night," he said at last, somewhat inanely.  "Oh, were you?" answered the  sweet young thing, lowering* her  eyes. "Er���������what - were you���������er���������  talking about?" .,._.'���������  "About the war iu Europe. Your  father said that he hoped the fighting would soon be over."  The sweet young thing smiled.  "Yes,"   she    remarked,    til ~ know j  Minard's-Liniment Co., Limited.  Gents,���������A customer of ours cured a  s very bad case of distemper in a valu-  ,,- able horse by the use of vlINARD'S  taiSHMENT. .*������������������.-.-.,-  Your_r tTnly,  VILANDIE FRERES.  ��������� "Some people," remarKed Morton  dlui__hg-6n, "look the same, whether  going to <a funeral or a w'eddinr "  "Well," replied J. Fuller Gloom, who  .- IS cordially detested for-his pessitn-  r__rtn,  "why shouldn't they ?"���������Puck.  Pink  Pills   for  pale   People  are; the; he's  very much opposed  to long en-  best  medicine  known.    Every     dose   gagements?"  makes new, rich blood, which not only  strengthens the stomach but builds up  every part of the body as w.ell.rHere  is an Illustration of what this inedl-   Extractor which has been used sue  _x_3--__-_     _-__-_ ������V    _-l *-������-.. HI"-**__.       1       "NT       TJ^j^x-ir-rt      - T\r_M"'_"-    ���������: *     it-L.t   -���������   _*���������-_������������������       ��������� ���������_ ���������'-*>.- -        ���������.���������.-- _ "  A NEW WOMAN  At Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound Dispelled  Backache, Headaches  and Dizziness.  Plqua,'Ohio.-���������''I would b������ very un-������  f^ateftil if, I failed to give Lydia E,  Pinkham's Vogeta*  bib. Compound tho  p r a 1 a e i t der* er ve.i,  for I havo taken it  at different times  and it always relic, vod me when  other medicines  failed, aiid when I  hear a woman complain I always recommend It. Last-win*  tei* I was attacked,  with a Bcveyocasedf organic weakneoa.  V. hnd bnckacho, pnlna in my hip* and  over my Ul������Jneys, headache, (HzzlnftUB,  IKRdltiide, had no enorffy, limbs ached  ���������nd I .wos alwny* tir������d. .1 was hardly  able to do my housework. 1 had taken  Lydia E. Plhlclmm's VeEcttible Cnm"  pound on one other occasion, and It hnd  helped ma oo I took It oftftin and it has  built me up, until now I feel like a new  woman. You have my hearty consent  to twe iny name end teuLituoniul.iu any  way and I hope it will beneflt Btifferlns: itt'to  women."���������Mwi, Onr������A Turner, 431 s* und  WAyrio St., Plfiua, Ohlo^  Women who are Muttering from thoa������  dlBtresdin^ ills peculiar to  their box  ���������Jiould not doubt the ability of Lydl* B.  f-*Inl.h-im> Vegetable Compound to rev  ���������tore their health.  ���������     mm    ..r\,.     vwm������������4     ,.- t\ ** ������������ 1 rr. 1      ni<l</)<>A  writo to Lydi'a 10. ptiikliam M ed-  fclno Co., (conlitlentlnl) Lynn,  Mmm. Vour lottor yvl\\ he o|H.uo<L  rend ntnA anHweretl l������y a woman  and held In. Btrlct conthleneo.  t-j/f^^^mim^*mmmmm^mtmmsMmmmmm*mtmstttsss0mimetMt*sssmt0mm^  W.   ti.   U-   lU-O  cine can do. Mrs. 1. N. TBt'owh; Dow-  ViUe, ?N".B., says: "Foi* three years 1  was a sufferer from chronic indigestion. I was hungry all. the time, yet  could take very-little food, and what  I did take was followed by great distress and nausea. My slee_) at night  was broken,, and I often had profube  night sweats. -The suffocating feeling  which often followed eating would  Cause my heart to palpitate violently.  At times my hands and face would become the color of .clay and I would  be completely prostrated. I was  under the care of a good doctor who  finally told me the trouble was incurable and that the most I could  hope for was temporary relief. I  was in these straits when a friend  advised me to try Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. I did- so, and used the pills  steadily for two months when I was  again a well woman, and have since  had no return of the'trouble."  You can get these pills through any  dealer in medicine or by mail at 50  cents a box or six boxes for $2.50  from, Thc Dr. WHlianift' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  The Most Certain Corn Cure  Is Putman's Painless Corn and Wart  cessfully for 30 years. It takes-out the  pain, cures the Corn, and.prevents it  returning. .-'.���������'���������..  Almost Too Harsh  A very estimable widow, in Philadelphia r is the mother" o_r'-a son'.'who  has given her much trouble by reason of his waywardness.  "I am afraid," said a friend ��������� one  day, in speaking of the boy, "that,  you are not firm enough with hini."  ��������� -Y'On the contrary," said the mother,  "I sometimes fear that I am much  too harsh."  "Indeed?"  "Oh, I dont mean to say," the fond  mother hastened to explain, "that I  have really taken any summary action; but I have talked to him a great  deal."  "And. what have you said?"  "Why, I have said, 'Richard! Richard!' and other severe things."  Ho���������I'm not earning mv salt.  She���������That's unfortunate, when you  need salt so badly.  Only Well-Trained Troops to the Front  Lord Kitchener clearly believes that,  it is useless and a wa������to of men to  send untrained troops into the firing  line. That he is putting tho volunteers  from tho motherland through a vory  severe training at.'home is told us  -most, authoritatively. If a man is going to "hreuk," Lord Kitchener holds  that lie had better break ln England  than in Tfrance. That Is good, sound,  common sonac. Tho way in which  l.rltntu is going ta win this wnt is���������  not by rushing raw recruits over today  ���������but by stoadlly pouring woll-tralnod  troops into the nrona in tlio form  of over-fresh rolnforconiontH, and so  finally hearing down the resistance of  an -onomy which mobilized his whole  people ul. the outnot. It ls tho caso f  tho North and the South ovor again in  tho Amorlcan Civil War. Whon tho  Month loHt n man. It could not n'tplace  hlm; but whon the North lost a man.  It soon had two ready to tako his  placo. The Germans will grow steadily wonkor, und Tlio British will grow  stoadlly stronger, un the war goes on.  ������������������Montreal Star.  Mlllor'a    Worm   Powders    are par j  excellence    the   medicine    for    chll-i  dren   who   nre   found' suffering   from:  thn ravages of worms. They (mnicit-  ly alter tho Hlonuichlc' conditions  under which  the worms  subsist and  drive tlinni from the syHteni, nnd, at  tho same time,/they aro ton leal .Ini  their elToct. upon the dlgOHtlvo organs,  rcf-torliig tliom to healthful operation ���������  nnd  mUBiirlng Immunity from furl hor  dlHorders from such a cause.  "I hope. Ethel." nald a fond mother, to hor llttlo daughter who hiut re-  turned  from ii  Imji   to  whieh  she hud  lUHMl     ilivitud,     "I     hop''     tillli,    .Oil    ViV  nicmbured  whnt. I   told you and  did  not, nsk twice for cahe, did you?"  "No, nia'itm," -.-���������piled the child.  ���������'"���������"I . -        ..I..1     t  H.    *        -.-It,  vou hnd boon nsked."  "No, ma'am:   I  helped mynoiir."  The "Meat"  of Corn  ���������the sweet centers of choice  Indian corn; cooked, seasoned  just right, rolled thin as paper  and toasted until they become  golden brown flakes��������� crisp  and delicious f  That's why  A OS I  Toasties  arc better than ordinary "corn  flakes."  Toasties arc packed in an  inner container inside the  tight-sealed, familiar, yellow  carton���������keep;, thc food fresh  and crisp for your appetite���������  Superior  Corn Flakes  ���������sold by Grocers  Canadian.Postum Cereal Co., Ltd.,  the"- unequalled value of Beecham's Pills a3 the  best corrective <Sf ailments of the digestive organs  so common���������and the best preventive of lasting* and  serious sickness so often resulting from defective or  irregular -action   of   the   stomach,    liver - or    bowels.  have a great record.' For over half a century they have been used with  entire satisfaction in thousands of homes. A few doses will prove to  yon that you can find prompt relief from tho headaches, depression of  spirits and general no-good feelings caused by indigestion or biliousness.  Try them, and yon -frill know what it is to have at your command auch  i  An Invaluable Aid t������ Health  ���������>-j    ,     .Prepared only by Thomas Bescham, St. Ho'eat,, ___tnc������ahiro, Bagland.  *- Sold everywhere in Canada and VJ. S. America.   In boxes. 25 cents.  >    i  Wrt^'r^r^'-'T^-Ti'���������*^  s_s_  The Comfort  Baby's  IV-f ornirig Dirv  "riO������DNESS  VJ KNOWS,"  siays the Gpmfort  Baby's Grand-  moth er, "what  we'd do \y_thbut  this P e r fee t i o n  Smokeless Oil  Heater.  -r .. ': ��������� * '     ���������  "If I'd only had one  ^ when you were a  baby, you'd have been saved-many ar cpld and  croupy spell." ���������  ~Fd(irvwa-minff cold corner* and? isolated. upstl-irs rooms, and  'for- countless rsper.__ui occasions whet* extr_������ he*-- is wanted,  you need the Perfection Smokeless Oil Heater.  PERFTCTION  S^OKELE������gaQ������l, HEATERS  The Perfection is light, portable, inexpensive  iu .buy uuu iu use, easy io tj>c������it itiiu iO ������c-  wick. No kindling; no ashes. Smokeless  ���������nd odorless. At all hardware and general  stores.   Look for ihe Triangle trademark.  made in Canada Y  ROYALITE OIL ia best for all uses  Wiaalpcf,  Calgary,   KttUa,   MoalrcaL  Qaabec,   Halifax,  Ednaatoa,  Saikataaa,  Vaacaa-rar,   Taraata,  Ottawa.  ^What about your wife and children? Will they  dress well after yoii are gone ? Wiityour children  be educated P   Have a talk to-day with an agent of  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE  CO.,  OFFICES:���������Winnipeg,   Edmonton,   Saskatoon,  Vancouver.      Agents Wonted.  FARM ERS  Can always make sure of getting tbe highest prices fpr "-VHfeAT, OATS,' -:  BARLEY and FLAX, by shipping their    car    lots to   FORT WILLIAM  AND  PORT ARTHUR and having  them sold on comrrii-ssion by:  THOMPSON   SONS   AND   COMPANY,  ~.    THE WELL-KNOWN   FARMERS' AGENTS.  ADDftESS   701-703   Y^f   GRAIN   EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG.  The Intelligent Juryman  A lawyer once apked a nmn who  had at various times sat on several  juries: "Who influenced you moBt,  tlio lawyers, tho witnesses, or the  judge?"  Ho expected to j?ot some Useful and  intcrestinp 'information from so " experienced a juryman. Thia was the  man's reply:  "I'll tell yer, sir, 'owl mako up my  mind. I'm a plain man and a reuson-  in* man, and T ain't influenced by anything tho lawyers say, nor by whnt thc  witnesses say; no, nor by what tho  judRO says. I just looks at the man  lu tho nock ana I says: *H ho nln't  dono nothitiK, why's ho here?' and 1  brings 'em .all in guilty."  Corns aro causod by tho pressure  of tight boots, but no one need bo  troubled with thom long when so  simple R.romedy as Ilolloway's Corn  (.uro is available.  An Appropriate. Gift* ������t  Sir Hubert. von">.* Herkomer,, the  well known artist? who - died'.recently,  used to tell an, ainu-tlng? stbry-bl, ,a  London art dealer. This man had  two beautiful, reproductions of the  painting "The Approaching atoKin.",,  Ono of ,tho pictures he placed in  the show window; but it did not sell.  At length, in order ?'to' draw attention to tho picture; ho put. a card on  it, on which ho printed the words,  " 'The Approaching Storm,' especially  suitable ioy a wedding present."  vv ui-utoi-, om.  ���������'Tommies" In German Hanclo  How the Jlrltlsb prisoners are* em-  ploying thoir time in Germany .dnrjng  captivity is told by a i*oi)uUi|do Ger-  uiiiii .u-ivtipupt)i-, which ".n't.''*.detail., i/f  the camp nt l.oebferltv noar> Merlin,'  wherQ'-three thousand Urlttshcra t^rc  Interned. Tho mon aro ' ongflged -In  building wooden huts against the cold  woathor. In Improving roads, nnd In  wooding und digging, "llcglmouti." nro  kopt together. Nou-coinmlsloncd o.-  .Icorn do not worlc. The only J.riiltjli  oflflcera at "Pochcvlt/. arc two doctorn.  The same newspaper admits that the  fniiilllarUv of "Tlie TIiiiom" with lh������  nioveincntH of the KalHor and Herman  army corps hnn greatly impressed the  tli-Tinim pruHM, which ih coinithilhly lu  the dark as to these matt em.  Hoard at a Cnnceft  "6he slugs with a good deal of expression, doesn't she^,',,   ,,,..,  "Yos, sho does; hiit It's tho kind of  nvprof-t-lon yon nuiHt olonf your eyes  to appreciate."  WE'LL SEND THE FIRST  few doses o. Gin PiUa loyon  frcc���������If you have nny Kidney  or Bladder Trouble. After yon  see how ������ood they nre���������o*������.t  the 50c. ai_.������ at 'your dealefV.  Ktiuwud ttfiid ii CUvutici-1 Co.  of Canada, Limited     Toraiuo  "l Hiippoflo you huvo hoard of    tho  I' tJ.J.      &VI ttv.l .  *_���������-_  "Vi-im.    hilt   Tyf-   imivi.1.   Hint   hlm**  "Thai Is nullr- obvious."  ^ssfmtMmBmss^'  __r_;_-S_j_a!^Mfe'rt^-r**g^  toSSfWSIS^^  -r^J'-M^ff.***.'  ^=_  *n*t****\mm  WJ,m,iam,,m^.,m^,,^..,,,,..au,.u............. THp  c CRESTON REVIEW  THE CRESTON BEVSEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.O?  Subscription: ,$2 a year in advance:  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Ha*_hs, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON? B.C., FRIDAY, DEO.   4  Buy Here- in Creston  Christmas shopping has commenced. -'3%i8/fi^p'bei^--a'lean:^e-|ri:  and at such a time the average  citizen bent on making a dollar do  the work of two, if possible, is liable  to too-readily fall into the error of  supposing that the "ninety-nine-  cent" mark of the mail order house  is his salvation.  As we pointed out before, the  practice should not be resorted to  without st least carefully examining the price and quality of goods  offered by Creston merchants. By  buying here you have the advantage of personal inspection and you  take the goods home "with you, thus  being sure cf on-time delivery.  Besides you do not overlook the  broad principle thut in spending  money away from home you rob  the community and indirectly yourself. .  Now is the time to stand together. Creston merchants, yon  may be sure, are only too ready to  give you fair prices and meet the  competition of the mail order house  if you -.-.Hill only give them a fair  Bghting chance.  Next tune you think ol-buying  out town,changeyourmind: at least  see if you cannot iind the same  thing in Creston, and at about the  same price.  ; Bemember, you can look over  your prospective purchase here, you  can take it home at once, and you  can take it home free.  Furthermore, you give the  merchant that much additional  money, he gives a good deal of-it to  -someone else Jn town, and bye and  bye a portion of it "will* come back  to you.  Eaton Doesn't Donate  One of the hardest-hit towns in  the Pass is Michel. The local relief  organization is doing its part giving a little assistance to those with  targe families.  In casting about for likely parties  from whom help might be expected  were they appraised of the necessity  of their help some of the patrons of  a big Winnipeg department store  wrote them, explaining the situation and suggesting that in return  for cash business received a small  or large donation in kind would be  both timely and acceptable.  Here's the response to their  appeal, in the exact language of the  Michel correspondent to the Fernie  District Ledger:  "A big donation was received  from T. Eaton Co., Winnipeg, .  in tho shape of ADVICE and  SYMPATHY. Poasibly.when  times are normal our people  will remember that the tradesmen of this town havo helped  very materially during theso  hard times, and givo them (tho  local tradesmen) like they do  "Timothy" the boneBt of a few  cash transactions. Tho local  merchants have dono their  share and dono it nobly, and  thc lcaat wo can do is to hoar  theso facts in mind."  Thore is no occasion to dwoll on  the incident. It but emphasizes  the fact that department store phil-  -< nthrophy begins aud ends at homo  t-vur.v timo���������and there ure no excep-  tion.'; \4> tho rule.  Fortunately things have not  i*oin*. l-o tho same fwiss .in'Creston  (hat Ihey hnvo in Michel���������nor arc  they likely to--hut thoir recent  ������������������xpeiu'fiee should not he forgotten.  When luck, misfortune, or bo-  li-'ivcmciit comes the man you'buy ���������  from in here with his kiii<Jl,V oxiiicn-i  "ii'riiK of nrt;vt'mn. his wonls ofi  cheer and, if need,,ho, his ' pocket-f  .������..>K.     I><*ul wiih your friends? I  ^������"_*t_������*. T-������fs*-fi f  Herald: Cranhrook merchants  are . displaying; .their "holiday  goods for tlie inspection of the  purchasing public.  To^those contemplating the  purchase of presents for the  holiday season it would be woll  to visit the local stores and  look over the stocks earned by  the home merchants.  YY.??,This.' has not been, a rosy  year by any means for the  business men of "this city.  Every dollar will count this  Christmas, and it should count  to the credit of the local merchant.  Get the buy-at-home habit  and spend your money with  mon who support the town,  not with some cheap John in  the east who never spends a  cent in Oranbrook, aiid nover  intends to.  The above is worthyof more than  the customary "ones over," but we  would suggest that in giving, it'the  second reading you strike out the  word Cranbrook, wherever same  appears, aud insert the Word  Creston, :  The Review has been somewhat  generous lately with the glorious  gospel of buy-at-home, as we hold  that the community that is good  enough for us to live in should be  good enough for us to buy in, and  that every dollar we spend in Creston stays in Creston and helps  work for the welfare of Creston. Be  loyal to your own community.  Inf  Neutral Newspaner Opinion  The Literary Digest has been  questioning the editors of American newspapers as to th. ir sentiments in the present war.  105 of them frankly rep*.;rt themselves in favor of th Alii.;-, 20 favored the German cause, rvwd 242  insist they are still from :vl:*.r*soiiri������������������  they are. neutral.  It is certainly gratify-; ���������:& .-Yknow  that of 'the 125 master minds-who  had come to a definite conclusion  on the matter, five* out of every ..-nx  were lined up as champions or*:, the  cause for which Can ad a?"i^ht;.;" ���������'-.tilt is still further gratifying- to  know that in the east,* rn ssj.is.tes  where it is admitted a grer. fc di-*;! I of  thought and study has beon devoted  to the present struggle*''���������'���������only one  editor could be foundYwho. favors  the German side of the'coixirov^rsy  while in the same toi-rilory are  located thirty-four of Britain's  advocates.  Germany's newspaper friends  seem to be more numerous in the  central states where ten- of her  twenty editor-friends are located,  as against thirteen who espouse the  cause of Britain. In the south  forty-seven were for the Allies and  five for Germany.  In the west the vote is eleven to  four in tho Allies' favor, but it is  pointed out that "western sympathy has beon left to fall muoh where  it was most inolinod," owing to the  less thorough and often baldly inadequate statement of tho war's  issues and causes whioh has been  by most of the newspapers wost of  Buffalo, particularly in many of  the smaller cities.  Lord Rohertu' Relatives  Are Living at Erickson  Spokane 8pok'-snian-Rovlow  When Field Marshal Roberts, Bng-  land's greatest soldier, died in Franco  a fow dnyn ago ho wub mourned by a  relative In Rpoltnne, who. like hhn,  waa born in .India of a warrior family,  and hns ninco traveled the wide spaces  of the world the Great Url tain's service demii-ids.  Mra. Kate Howard, 2810 Dean avenue, wan a Koconri cousin to Roberta  on the Ihnibui-y family aide and she  Iiuh a son Dennis Howard, of Erickson,  11. C '���������miii><*.l with Mm* -fivnasllan fo������-  ii-h In Hnllsbiiry plain, Hnglaiiri, when  hIio last heard from him, und impn-  Hciil, (o get to the fn int. Thia hoii  luoihccii Mi rough lhe' oltl.-er's (raining  eolle|_o in I'.iieliui.l    ������m������1 ���������������.>���������������'  <���������������������������., J*,,  service for the present war in the certain expectation of a commission.*  When-he couldn't get that at the beginning he enlisted at Nelson among  j the first of the west Kootenai contln-  | gent.  The oldest son, C. E. Howard, also  of British Columbia, was a lieutenant  in the royal reserve artillery, but retired to go to ranching in Canada. He  also is anxious to get baok into the  service with* fighting going on, but  Mrs. Howard is not worrying about  him, for there are a wife and baby up  at Erickson, neither of whom approve  of war. But she is sending up there  for her youngest son, age 10, to come  down to Spokane that she may be  more certain of hia staying with her.  Yet she is not at all ashamed of her  son who did enlist.  Her youngest daughter, with hair  in a braid, is sorely disappointed that  she is not a grownup boy and able to  serve. She was just getting ready to  write to Field Marshal Roberts for a  place as a nurse when his death was  reported, They can't help it, for the  family has been in England's army  service since the days of William the  Conqueror.  Mrs. Howard.was born in the service  at Calcutta. Her father and mother  had passed through the terrible Indian  mutiny, an opportunity that Roberts  himself did. not overlook. He was bora  in Cawnpore, where one of the worst  massacres of the mutiny happened.  Mrs. Howard's mother was one of the  women given a revolver, in the crisis  of the uprising, with which to kill herself when the troops could no longei  hold out. But she lived to the age pf  DI. dying not long ago.  At the age of 7 Mrs. Howard was  brought to England with her parents,  where she lived until she inevitably  married' an officer of the artillery.  He was promptly ordered to India,  ���������vhere,'in the-land of her birth, she  ..uttered so acutely from homesickness  f< )i- England that she begged Roberts  _���������> transfer her husband back "home."  ---obei-ts was then in command of the  lirdian forces, and all the comfort he  r .uld give her was that sbe would  i-N.i-xi to love the country by and by,  -.��������� Y.ic-h Mrs. Howard says she learned  r . do. That is she says, it is a delight-  If.il country foi* officer's wives who can  g-> to the hills for part of the year  v iii������ che res?- have to stay and stew  a ?.he buruing plains below.  ihey werit  bagk to England again,  the ������������������hlestspii  iiuding a birthplace at  -*_outhsea. They also saw another term  r 'so:i vice iu India,   where her second  ,j vvus born.   Theta they came back  -  t^ueeiistown, which is the birthplace  ithe   third son.   One daughter  isa  alive of Cork and the other of Wey-  n.m.h.   Four years was their limit of  i- ��������� idence   in any one  place and   that  .v.... exceptional.  She knew Gibraltar and Malta as an  av-cual resident, and other stations  .-vhere lUnglish troops are on guard.  -it Cork she saw Roberts again when  he came to England as a commanding  t.iiicer there, and entertained him.-He  developed considerable indignation because she hod one of her sons still in  dresses, as he was too pretty, she  thought, to dress otheiwise. As the  eminent product of generations of soldiers Roberts had a keen appreciation  of boys, especially English stock, Mrs.  Howard remembers him as kind and  extremely sociable in the family but  every inch the officer.  Time went on to tako Roberts  through his great campaigns and the  retirement of her husband as a major  released Mrs. Howard of the necessity  of more long sea voyages on short  notice, not an unwelcome change to  her In spite of her army heritage, for  she was consistentlyseasiok each tlmo.  Sho saw hor sons preparing for the  same service, but aftor her husband's  death they decided to come to Canada  and she later followed thonft'  Roberts secured tho second son a  position in the Bank of Montreal at  Montreal, but tho docondout of a long  line bf soldiers Couldn't stand thnt sort  of llfo long, and ho joined his brother  on a ranch in British Columbia. Mrs.  Howard had comculnto tho Canadian  climate from a llfo spent mostly In  tropical countries, but she says sho  didn't mind the cold. And sho wont  from the comforts of officers quarters  in barracks and cities to ranoh life in  the geuuiuu west, more particularly a  part of It in tho tliroos of early development, but it didn't absorb hor entirely, and aftor posslfig last wlntor in  Spokane sho decided sho would poos  tho rest of thom here. Tlioro /ire features of the Canadian winter that  make this climate comfortably tompor-  ate In comparison.  Tin* family nan recent expressions of  Robert's pleasure al. Hie determination  of the son to enlist for this war anil a  letter from the son describing tho field  marshal's appearance at ono oMiIh last  iMC'.i-- tiuit'iiniii. in  iMugiatid.   He In-  corae  THE   HOME  Of   THE  TRANSIENT  QOMMOOIOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  THB BEST ANO MOST  POPULAR HOTBL,^ IN  THB KOOTBNAY&  Run on strictly uprto-date  lines. Unexcelled service in������  all" departments. Riteben  staff (including coble.) >y all  wbite ladies. Every comrtort  and attention given to guests  The bar  is s upplied witb  only tbe best brand of goods.  Porters Meet Trains .  sjm   Hm   DOYLE  Manager  spected the 'troops at Salisbury and is  described by the boy as being very old  and feeble. Net withstanding he made  the inspection in a pouring rain, as  fiery and capable as it was possible for  him to be under the weight of 82 years  of age.  "* The voung soldier writes his mother  that "if he gets through this war" he  will remain in the army and the "if*  has to be accepted as a matter of  course by the people of the'army. Mrs.  Howard does not shrink from it. nor  the possibility that her youngest may  answer the call and even tbe oldest if  the "need becomes imperative. She  modestly mentions that they are all  fit, and the soldier's daughter wouldn't  be the first to protest England's need  of her men.  Butarray life must have some magic  for Mrs. Howard seems to need an affidavit of her grown children and she  has a smile that ripples readily even  when she mentions the boy far away  in the teeth of the world's most terr-  ble war. Service in widely separated  .parts bf the -world evidently does not  rob the English army women of gra-  ciousness. It's a long Way.from India  to Spokane and that also is another  .incident.-of the service^t* the same?as  seeing your sons fly instinctively back  to the colors when the call is sounded.  Afterward comes the staying at home  wherever that may be, and waiting  for what the fortunes of war may  bring.  Mrs. Howard is doing this now in  the light of actual knowledge of what  it may bring, here in a city she never  thought hor likely heard of when she  was getting that experience.  News of Kootenay  The ladies of St. Paul's Church at  Golden cleared ^$138 at their bazaar  this year.  Some of the Kaslo band boys are  discussing plans for the formation of  a local orchestra.  Game is plentiful around Cranbrook  his season. Sportsmen are bringing in  deer on.every train.  On Deo, 7 the ratepayers of Revelstoke will vote on a by-law to buy a  market site to cost $10,600.  Twelve thousand gallons of cider  have been made this season at the  Coldstream ranch at Vernon.  Thoro aro twolvo pupils attending  tho school at Shutty Beach, near Kaslo���������eight Germans, two Austrians and  two Russians.  Owing to an unsettlo.1 fur market  tho number of trappers-In the Big  Bend country will bo smaller than  usual this winter.  About twenty-flvo Austrian** ni-c tin  the list of the Trail provincial police  and all but flvo havo reported as required by regulation,-for tho past  month.  Tho old frame Catholic Church has  boon leased by tho military authorities  at Pernio for thopurposo of Instruction  and club roomn for A unci B Companies of tho 107th Regiment.  Kaslo Red Cross workers havo forwarded 88 pairs of socks, 12 pairs of  mitts, 10 Balooava caps, 1 muftler, I  pair wristlets, 14 grey shirts, 8 day  shirts, 7 bed jaokots, 2 surgical shirts,  Natal Reporter:���������Tho C. P. R, has  a numlior of elontrl*. Hjjht'j InninMcd lu  tho station and along the platform,  this week. Thanks. Now If the P. O.  Department will only place those let-  tcr-ho_i-o!i at tho otatlon, that have  been asked for,���������waII *h>*- ������.<������'������ :if. * ,;  this timo.  Kaslo Kootenaian:���������Those who are  interested in -the formation of an  organization for local fruit canning  and marketing of fruit, are going to  work to secure all data and information possible with a view to laying it  before all who may become interested.  RANCH WANTED  ��������� Wanted, a Fruit and Cattle Banch  at or near Creston. Describe what  you have. Address JL. G. MAYHBW,  KEIX.WENA, B.C.  Fiifuurbu Poultry For Safe  -HlOH Ci-AJBS.  ...   White Wyandotte 6k  Barred Rock   Hens  Cocks, Cockerels  *&  Pullets i  Bred irom Prize-Winners and a  grand laying strain. $1.50 to SfjLQQ  each, according to quality. Fancy  Pigeons $1.50 per pair.  A. HAYES, Cannington, Ont.  A. Mirabelli  DEAU_R IN  Saddle and Harness '  Repairing a'Speciatly  .... . GET.:,V,mI?K -.;  Plumbingi Tinning ann  General Repair Work  "**v.  '.. -,... .....  -Done  by  W. B. Embfee  TbesiitistiicMon oi   work ?.we-' done  /n ers Urn- a'***r the price is foretoken  ? ??rV*?.'.', .. ?  H*M������_wiirfi um i tmtmms^i mmimt\ m  ���������~**���������fm*mm*m^&pm0.,m ��������� ��������� ������������������ ���������  SMALL PBBT ACT.  SUMMONS  Plaint No?3r>  In tho Small Dobts Court of Creston.  holden at tho Pollco Court:  Between WM. H. KBJMP, Plaintiff������  And DICNNIS B. HOWARD, trading  its D. B, Howard or Howard Bros,,  Defendant.  'Tou.avo hereby riummonod to an-  poar at a Small Dobtw Court to bo hoi  don at the Poiioo Court, Oroiton. o.i  the Twelfth Day of December. 1014, at  the hour of It o'olook of tho afternoon,  to Answer tho Plaintiff to a claim, the  particulars of whieh aro hereunto rtj-  iioxcd.  Dated this llth of December, 1014.  Gmr LowmNntma  W. S. Watson  "   Magistrates.  Debt or Claim   -      -   $100.00  Coat of Plaint       -     -      &00  U 108.00  To the Defendant Deiuiis R Wowr*������������������������<!,  ttailing as D. B. Howard or How-  awl Bros.  DENNIS B. HOWARD, trading  as Dennis B, Howard* or How-  aril Bros., In Account with W.  fl*   |rwnfT������  rt,.t   i  lot *   if  tyl'l-lMM) jpspff^-sps^*??*^^  li*    *  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit    Beit  XS.  Oat  Guests  ������*-���������������'        itf-    i '  %0t*us.   coLgam  \/OU will make no mistake  j when you get oil the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel, Travelling  men will substantiate this*. We  study the comfort of our guests.  Tbe rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  ' Headquarters for Misin- Me_3,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  /. B, Moran  Prop.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $13,500,000  MONEY ORDERS  tt  ���������������  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient  and ineacpenc&ve 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,  ate issued at the following rates :  $5 atad under    .   .        . ���������        3 cents  Over 5 and not exceeding $10 .        6  ���������������    10       ** " 30 . 10  ���������*    ���������"������    30       " " 50 . 15  REMITTANCES ABROAD  should be made by means of our SPECIAL FOREIGN DRAFTS and MONEY  OBJDB&S.   Issued without delay at reasonable rates, ""  S28  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  mom  mm  Get Your Fruit Trees, Bushes, and  Ornamentals of Every Description from the  katrgest and Best Nursery in the West  f     1000 Acres Under Cultivation  BRITISH OOLUMBIA NURSERIES CO.  ��������� ?���������;.'.?? Limited . ;'  Our Specialty:  "One year trees on 3-year whole roots"  Y1G.-owu0.nd Packed by Men of Lifelong Experience  NO IRRIGATION NO WINTER INJURY  Write fnraO-page Illustrated Catalogue to  David D. Horne,  Nakusp, P.  6., or A. MILLER,  Arrow Lakes CBESTON, B. C.  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supp'ies on Hand  | Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  I Sleighs ;snd Cutters COAL FOR SALE  H. S. McCreath/Prcip.  Slrdnr Avonuo  Hox 14  ���������25   Phono 0G  \*&tf&*;.i*l-Sfcl&)&*^  MONEY TO LOAN  6% MONEY.  :. Mt)NEY (.%  Loans may bo obtained for any purpose on acceptable  Real Estate security ; ' liberal'privilr.gf.������  Correspondence solicited  A.C AGENCY   COMPANY  r.r>fl Gnu EW'tTi.* Blrlir  imxrvm.- On],  Big game is -plentiful  in  the Fort  Steele country. *  The number of Austrians on parole  in Trail amounts'fo about 140.   ���������  Greenwood ^ curling club wil} be in  -the game this winter? as usual.  Grand-Forks has a musical society  with a membership of abont,sixty.  Greenwood Anglicans raised $160  at their, annual. bazaar last week.  Grand^F^rks^ultjpy show last week  was not up to the 'standard of 1913.  . The new C. P. R. depot at Kaslo is  completed and ready for occupation.  Fernie mines* expect to be operating  full time inside tfie next two weeks.  Rossiand council is submitting a bylaw'to raise  $20^000 for a new school.  During October there -were only five  cases tried in- the Kelowena police  court.  John .Wilk, a Kaslo interdict, was  fined $10 for haying liquor in bis possession.  Quite s> number of deer have been  bagged by Robson hunters during the  woof  Tf?_alr "  There are now eight prisoners of  war held in custody in the Fernie military district.  P. Burns Co. has donated $500 to  the Vernon branch cf the Canadian  Patriotic Fund.  Nine new telephones have been added to the Rossiand system since the  first of the year.  It is reported that Austrians and  Germans at Cr&igeilaehie are active in  holding meetings.  Starting January 1st the salaries of  all Grand Forks school teachers will  be cut ten per .cent.  The Fernie jail is housing nothing  but prisoners of war, vagrants > and  those desiring accomodation.  P. Burns Co. at Golden has donated  $100 to be distributed between tha  Patriotic and Belgian Belief funds.  Revelstoke taxes have come in slowly this fall and only a small percentage  of the total amount has been received.  Six prisoners of war was., sent from  Cranbrook uncfer military escort to  concentration camp at Vernon last  week.  Tk������ Josie mine, at Rossiand, is to be  re-opened. It was the only Rossiand  property to shut down on account of  the war.  A $20 clock and three bags of potatoes were among the donations to  Kaslo patriotic fund, which is now  over $2,000.  Already.,ten cases: Of distress have  been..reported to the committee ofthe  Greenwood branch of the Canadian  Patriotic Fund.     -  Hblden & Kelly, wholesale liqnor  merchants at Penticton, were fined  $100 for selling a customer less, thou  six bottles of liquor.  Nelson's public market is a great  success. Last Saturday there were  thirty ranchers with their wagons  loaded doing business.  W. E. Smith of Revelstoke has recently lost three of his thoroughbred  cattle through a disease the nature of  which is not yat known.  The Granby smelter at Grand Forks  will resume operations. Two fcrnaces  are to -be blown*, in at onco and two  others as soon as conditions permit.  ' '    -  Tho Mlohol-Natal Relief Association  has collected and distributed locally  over $800.00 and,, .considering the local  conditions, it, wonld appear as if thoy  had reached thoir limit,  . The coal mino at Princeton lias an  output of IHO tons a day, 50 tono a  day aro shipped to the Daly reduction  works at Hotlloy, and considerable to  Spokane and Vancouver.  Natal Reporter:���������At tlio danco on  Monday night, the sum of $85.60 was  realized, and tho amount hns boon oxpondod with tho Tritea-Wood Co., for  hoofn for tho noody children of Michel  and Natal. .  Hoavy shipments of potatooB.onlons  and hay havo bconniaclo dally during  tho past wook to tho coast and pralrlo  markets, and tlio, output of vegotnbloa  (his spatjon promises to bo by far tho  heaviest ovor trtsnt out of Okanagan.  O. II. S.������hnl.,'/ tif "Voy-non hr.o beer;  granted a pal out by tho Dominion of  (Viuulu ou it, new -.tylo-ot' broad box,  which in'designed ttf'kfl'..}) bread or  onlfc moist, and Ih at tho same time no  di-t-ltrn-'d nnd vot. HI ������*#������������������/. -Jinn* ��������� !..-.  *',,,  tents will not he Hki-lv to ..mid.  RESULTS CONVINCE US that we  took the right step at the right.tmie to  establish  an  absolutely Cash bifelness.  First-Class Goods at rock-bottom Cash  Prices look good to our many new  customers; THAT'S RESULTS.  Nice assortment of Mechanical Toys  for Christmas opsn nszt vszsh.  CHRISTMAR PUDDING? We have  all the ingredients. ? ...  LANCASTER   &  THE QUALITY STORE  Canadian Pacific Railway  | EXCURSIONS TO [  Eastern Canada & United StatesB  On Sale Dec. 1st fo Dec. 31st, 1914  Three Months' limit  VERY LOW FARES to Toronto, Hamilton, Sarnia.  Windsor, Montreal, Ottawa, Belleville, .Kingston'  St. John,  Halifax, aijd all .other  points in  Ontario, Quebec and Maritime provinces .    Jy.  REDUCED RATES to points in Central States, including  Minneapolis,    St.   Paul,    Duluth,    Chicago,-?  Kansas City, and other points  Cheap Rail Fares in connection with Trans-Atlantic  Passages.    Return Limit S Months  All further information fixun^j-jny Tic^t .Agent,  or  R, M, Dawson, Dist. Pass. Agent:  f Alfa.  riii  This year .06 carloads of fresh fruit  were shipped from Penticton. Of that  amount there wero 25 cars of peaches.  Kaslo hears that the militia authorities at Ottawa will shortly issue orders to organize a volunteer corps at  Kaslo.  The canning factories at Penticton  and Kelowena, operated by "Western  Canhers, Ltd., may go into voluntary  liquidation.  Trail's poultry show wns tho best  ever, There woro noarly' 500 entries,  the showing of bantams being particularly fine.  So many volumes have been added  to the library at Kaslo that donated  book casos are sought aftor to provldo  accomodation.  Plans arc afoot* by moans of a sort  of volunteor movemont to provide ico  for skating and curling at Greon wood  and Phoonix this wlntor.  SYNOPSIS OF OOAL MIN1G REGULATIONS     *  GRESTON and SKYLARK MINERAL OLAIMS  Situate In the Nolson Mining Division  of West Kootonay. Whoro located,  ncjU'.Wymidel, on tho C-i-ow's JNost  Pass Railway.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Guy Lowon-  burg, acting as tho duly authorized  agont of G. A. Becker, Free Minor's  Cortifleato No. 85711B, and tho Estate  of Mary Walsh(docoasod), Free Minors  Certificate No._K.703B.ln tend sixty days  after tho date hereof to apply to tlio  Mining Itccordor for a Cortifleato of  improvements, for tho purpose of obtaining a .Orown Urant ot the above  claims.  Aud fui-tiiev take noi ic-; that, action  under (taction >8ft must ho commenced  boforo tno Issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  ���������������.., 4   .  *   l*   ,      *    i    . ���������������.���������  ........ .....   ...,v....j nt xiii* i.w*������h;_ i _l"4->.  fMf\r T ttiy*r*.*,y*-i*fyi  fc_ ._��������� _ . \A .  Ooal mining right., of the Dominion,  In Mnnitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta  the Yukon Territory, the North-weBt  Territories and in a .portion of tho Province of British Colnmbia, mayhelca.ed  for a ��������� terra of twenty-one years at  av annual rnntal of $1 an aore. Not  more rhan 9,660 noreB'will be loosed to  one applioaut, ,  Application fbr a lease must he mado  by the applioant in person to tbe Agent  or Sub-Agent of the diHtrlot in whioh  tho rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed tt.rrl.ory tho land must  he described by sections, or legal sah-  divisions of section-., and In uusnrvoycd  territory the tract applied for shall be  staked out by tho applicant himsolf.  Eooh application mnst bo accompanied  by a fee of $6 whloh will bo refunded it  tho rights applied for aro not available  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on the merchantable output of tho  mine at tho rato of flvo cents per ton.  Tho person operating the inino shall  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  nccountlnp for tho full quantity of uier-  ehantft'hle coal wined nnd p^y tliw royalty, tboroou. If tho ooal wfolng rights  are.uot lu.iug oporatod, pttoh returns  shonld be fnrninhod lit loaatonoo a year  Th������ leo-o will4opl������do tkp, ooal min-  lngrltrhtjionly, \mt the Iomoo may be  ponulttod tb purchase whatever uvail-  ab|6 aorfneo rlBhta may br odnsidbred  neoeBsory for tho yrorkinwof tho mine  at the rnto of flO an aore/  For falhufon-iatloD applioatlon should  bo mado to tho Seoretarv nf thn Tin-nnr'**  ment ortho lijtorlor, Ottawa, or to* nny  Agent or Hoh-Affout of Dominion Laiuln  '-���������...   -..;:_   ',-,.,:..?5.v*W.,<30Hyt,.,,  Deputy Minister of the Interior.  N.   t.���������TTnnV������-.������.rt*-'<-'via   "rrVV.-r.*"!:.:,   :.'.  this iidvertl-oinout will not be rmirl for.  .,mm0m*0mmxi,m&^*%,������rflm*Ml*0'^,'-9**P'.'ftm.*0fc'*^^  1X^!^^  WSSSUL  \.m****m  ���������Siag^.ife'yw.'ff'fifflj  H*ff*H-ffiff  |r.^.-. j_ -m^ .������..-_.>1_ai-uit-M-<i_ ..������������������i-U.---.i_-_ti. E-. r_i-t*_-_-_--'K������H  [^itrsirvivft*'''"**-'  WW***^-*-*?1^^  Don't Persecute  your  Cut out cathartics and purgatives.   They ar*  brutal-harsh-unneccssarv. Try.:  CARTER'S UTTLE  LIVER Pll  Purely vegetable,  ���������gently on the live  eliminate bile.anc  soothe the Jeli-  catcmeu-b  ofthebavv  Care Con  slipo'ha,  F*5w-_-  aest.  Sick llecdache end Indigestion, as millions know.  Small Pill, Small Dote, Small Price  ' Genuine must bear Signature  THE REVIEW. CRESTO.-.. Tl. G.  MRS. NEWLYWED SAYS-  4tI can't imagine how you  manage to be dressed by the  time your husband comes  home on a washday."  Mirc   Wie<*nA_G____nr Save���������  "1 use an Eddy "Globe"  Washboard and an Eddy. Indurated FibrevpareTub which  keeps the water warm a long  time.**���������No fear of rust.  BUT BE SURE THEY'RE  The Literature of the Farm  la the current issue "Hoard's Dairyman" draws attention to the great  strides that have heen taken in recent years towards raising the educational status of the farmer. The writer says: "One of the most notable of  the many advances which the genius  of the world has made in these modern times is "the extent and quality oi  agricultural literature. Upon no oue  subject has there heen such a concentration of human intellect and research as is here shown iu the last  quarter of a century. It is astonishing  that the old farm, overlooked anil despised somewhat by the rage for professional distinction, should thus evoke  the services of the best intellects ot  the day and age.  The growth of agricultural, journalism, the wonderful conquests of. agricultural      chemistry    and     physical j  I science, the advance of our ugrieultur-1  al colleges and schools, and lastly lho |  taking up of agriculture studies in the i  public schools af the land���������-all these!  have    shown a wonderful impulse on j  the part of all tho peoplo towards a i  better  understanding  of    what     the j  ! farm   means   to   the   welfare   of   tho!  [masses.   All this has eailed for an ex-|  i press ion of thought and study in the  ', form  of  a great   literature   which   is  j producing a powerful intluence  upon  {the minds of all tho peoplo and of the  | far-u.   population   in  particular."  **������_���������������* *   * ut. ������  j    W������ offer One Hundred Dollars Re*  I word tor any case of Catarrh   that  ��������� cannot .be cured    by Hall's Catarrh  ��������� n  ^  l -ourw.  ��������� T. 3. CHB3J._aY & CO, Toledo, O.  Ws, tlie undersigned, havo known P. J.  j Cheney for the last 15 years, and ball������v*  ��������� Mm porfectly honorable tn all    bu-.ln-_as  ��������� .rftnaactlons and financially able to carry  i out any Mjllsatlons mad* by hia firm.  NATION AI. BANK OP COMMERC-B.  Toledo. O.  I     Hall's Catarrh Cur* Is taken lnternal-  ! ly, acting directly upon the blood and mu-  { cons surfaces of the system.  Testimonials sent free. Price, 75 cents per bottlo.  Sold by all Di assists.  Take Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  GILLETT'S  LYE  EATS DIRT  '���������a ���������Mm ofinimq -ruiv emit. -o������* ���������**<������������������ *  .  mmm  ������HG      TORONTO ONT.     "������"pZ*?.  CRUCIFIED  ON  DOOR  SPLENDID   WARRIORS  Children Teething  BABY IS VERY COMFORTABLE AND  LAUGHS DURING THE TEETHING  PERIOD.   THANKS TO  Mrs. Win slows  Soothing Syrup  PURELY VEGETABLE���������NOT NARCOTIC  FREE TO ALL SUFFERERS  lljrollff-H'OI'T O-HOItlS' 'l(_N DOWN' "COT tlln lU.I'F.S"  ���������urirun (mm KtPNKV, m.ADDKR. iiT'.ir-.vous nmr.Asi-ft,  CHRONIC \vr..\KNI:<>������,*,'I.CRR**,SKI*-KRt,l>VI0NH,PII.BS  writ, for FRCI! cloth iiuunii Ml'DU;.\l, hook <>n  thr-uc* iti_o.r.__ ami woNDRRFiir. ci'itM -(-.ami liy,  THCNeWPRENOH REMEDY. Nol N.2IM/3  THERAPION?2������ffi  th-irfineityliir VOimOWK������llin_nt. AlHoliitely PRBo  No'fnllciw mi-rli'fuluri. Naotilic^tlnii'i. On. I.KCi.r.iu:  MM) (;il.ll.\VK.H.*<TtH*KKlJ.llAMI"SrKMJ ..ON HON,I.Mi  wic \vvr;v io ritove i iii'iiapion will curk vou.  PATENTS  rVailic-rstonhuugh &. Co., head oft "ure,  King street east, Toronto, Cauuila.  70,000  of Our  Finest "Eastern  Troops  at the   Front  The Indian troops are at length ac  the front, and are now fighting side  by side with the British and French in  France.    In     all there are 70,000 of  them, consisting of two infantry divi  sions and four cavalry brigades, with  sappers and   transport corps.     With  them  come  eleven    Indian    Princes,  chosen out of seven hundred who immediately came forward to offer their  lives, armies, and treasures to their  emperor.    This is the flrst time that  the native troops have fought against  Europeans, but it is by no means the  first time that they have battled side  by side with the English Tommy Atkins.     They   have   fought   battles   of  unparalleled fury, and, undergone untold hardships  in  many    campaigus,  marching and fighting    antl camping  with   our own troops, to whom they  are no strangers.   Iu the Indian Mutiny, in the two Afghan wars, in. Bur-  mah,   in  Egypt,   in   the   Chitral,   and  dozens   of   frontier   campaigns,   from  one side of India to the other, they  have   shown   themselves   capable   of  marvellous endurance and tremendous  ���������energy.   Because it is hot in Iudia it is  an entire delusion to suppose that our  Indian armies  are mere fine-weather  fighters.    The    rigors of a European  winter are  nothing to    what    these  troops have experienced in times past,  fighting on the northern frontiers of  the Indian empire, on the roof of the  world.   Passing from the heat of tho  plains they have climbed up into the  mountains.    They know "what rain is,  such as is never seen in Europe. They  have fought and stormed fortresses at  11,000 feet above sea-level, and camped with thc thermometer at 20 degroes  below freezing point, the rivers frozen, and snow covering    the    ground.  Among the most, famous native regl  ments are the Gurkhas, short, slight,  wiry men of tremendous strength, capable of amazing endurance. The Ben-  gul Lancers are other famous fighters,  mnn  of splendid  physique,  and magnificent horsemen, highly disciplined,  and knowing no fear.    It is of these  men  that Lord Curzon 1ms said that  ho      hopos   to   soo   them   .."arching  through the streets of Berlin.  Minard's   Liniment  for   sale   everywhere.  War and the Eugenist  The economist, the political idealist, the moral enthusiast���������leaders in"  all branches of thought, will regard  the present war with doubt aud misgiving. But none will deplore it so  deeply as the eugenist. The man with  visions of race improvement, the believer in the hereditary transmission  rif t->i������vgioal characteristics', must behold the destruction of the strong aiid  hardy, the preservation of the Weak  and inlirm He la convinced that the  physical improvement of the peoples  of Europe will, as a result of the conflict, receive a century's setback. His  fears are well grounded; his faith  has the justification of history. Napoleon's fatal genius clouded all Europe with the gloom of war, wrecked  commerce aud industry, crushed political freedom. But worst of all, and  most lasting, was the blow to the  manhood of France. That was reparable only through tbe course of centuries. ���������*���������  The devastation of humanity is still  the most terrible exaction of warfare.  Progress in civilization, in political,  economic and personal freedom is  dearly bought, if it be attained only at  the price of physical deterioration.���������  Conservation of Life.  Germans'* Appalling Outrages on De-  ' fenceless Peasants _  Private .T. Yellowley, .-Northumberland Fusiliers, wounded at La Fero, is  now at his homo at-Seaton 'Dclaval,  Durham. Ho declares tlmt. everything  ho has-.-j'oad in the papers about German atrocities is quite true. "In one  place, when we were retiring from  Mons, I saw children who had had  arms and legs cut off by the Germans? While passing a house I hoard  moans as of someone in distress. With  others of the company I went in, and  wo found an old man lying dead across  the fireplace. This was nothing compared to what met our gaze a. moment  later, when we came upon a woman  nailed to a door. Hor arms were outstretched, and through - each, wrist a  nail had been driven. The woman  was alive, though unconscious. We  were not , ble to do anything-.for. her  until-one of our surgeon officers ar-  ', rived, when-, we took her dOAvn undor 114-42 Scottat  his directions.   This woman, I believe,! * *"'"**"  is  still alive;   at least,  she went on J    ~   board a boat which took a number of  refugees  to Manchester."'  ' CONSUMPTION TARES  HIINDREDS 0F PEOPLE  Hundreds of people succumb to coa-  sumption every day.;  Science proves that the germs only  thrive when the system is weakened <ro___  colds or sickness, overwork, confining  duties or when?'general weakness., exists.  The best physicians point out that  duriug changing seasons the blood should  be made rich and pure and active by, taking .Scott's Emulsion after meals. The cod  liver oil in Scott's Emulsion warms th������  body;by enriching the blood; it peculiarly  strengthens the lungs and throat, while it  upbuilds the resistive forces of the body  to avoid colds and prevent consumption.  If you work indoors, tire easily, feel  languid or nervous, Scott's-Smulsion is th������  most streugtheningfood-medicine known.  It is totally free from stupefying dru-ja?  5'    Avoid substitutes.  Found  a Friend  in Dr. Chase  His   Medicines  Proven   Effective,  and  Always Kept at Hand in This Home.  Mrs. Chas. Lovell, Agassiz, B. C,  writes:���������"I-feel .it my duty to tell you  what a great friend Dr. Chase's medicines have heen to myself and family.  1 cannot praise his medicines too highly, and Dr. Chase's name is a house*  MAN'S   EYEb   PULLED   OUT  Girl's   Hands' Chopped   Off and   Mea  Roasted Alive  Wounded Belgian soldiers who ar������  arriving in England continue to bring;  appalling stories of German brutality  and vandalism.   (Dne, a private named  !_ ogaerts, who. has just reached Biriii=  .ingham, was an eye-witness of several  acts of gross cruelty on the part ot  the Germans.    He had been fighting  five days in the trenches -when he waa  .wounded in the knee, and had- to get  to the .hospital at Louvain as best he  could.    After his discharge from hospital he was making his*-way to th-s  hold word in our home. Well, cmite) coast, and was in Tremeloo when a  a number of years ago I sent to youi strong force invaded the place. Quick-  for a sample box of Dr. Chase's Oint- ly Tremeloo was committed to tha  ment for protruding piles, and, having   flames, and Borgaerts saw a number  used the sample and found relief, I  sent to a neighboring town for four  boxes, and I am completely cured.  "I have also used Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills for constipation, and,  after using them, I am completely  cured of this dreadful disease. J am  the mother of ten children, of whom  nine are living, and when seven of my  children were all very bad with  whooping cough, caught in the middle,  of a severe winter, I used -Dr. Chase's  Syrup of Linseed and Turpentine, at^d  they were all cured before the winter  was over, and now we are never without   Dr.   Chase's  medicines     in    our  No Asthma Remedy Like It. Dr. J.  D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is distinctly different from other so-called  remedies. Were this not so it would-. _ T ���������n^ ���������mnn.* *_,,*���������. +._ ���������., -.  not have continued its great work of home, I recommend them to all.  relief until known from ocean to ocean _. , ..     ...���������..?- /^.,*��������� .*  for its wonderful value. Kellogg's, the j       ���������   Enlarge the Wheat Output  foremost and best of all asthma, reme-1    TJnder  normal  conditions     Canada .   . ���������     . .    hflml<,   anr1 ci���������tchine at  dies, stands upon a reputation founded has about 10,0000,000 acres .under S!e*,h"pJ,s������SS m-MffltSof  in the hearts of thousands who have ! wheat cultivation. The Dominion, de-!{ "Ga^eS^drai forward a?!  I,,--.-..--,  .-_._  .._>.._...* 1 i.art.nieii-h   of  acriculture     ia     ursm.*;   distress.    De lock lan lorwara, aca  throwing aside his-rifle, was bending  of men who had sought shelter in the  cellars dragged up and held against  the sides of the burning building until  they were partially roasted. Also \ he  saw a German soldier chop off the  hands of a girl of seventeen, while his  brother was witness to a further atrocity, in this case a man's'eyes  were pulled out, after*which he .was'  buried alive.  Louis-, de Gock, who was also* ia  Liege, declared that two members of  his company took 63 starving Germans prisoners by the simple ruse of  walking in front" of them eating bread  and butter. . Later,* at Warenne,' he  narrowly escaped deathas the result  of Uhlans' treachery. De Cock aud  four Belgians were .engaged?with, four  TJhlans,   when   one  of   the   Germans  known its benefit.  "A great deal of" what we  pleasure is largely imaginary,"  the ready-made philosopher.  "I suppose so," replied the  who was working on his automobile.  ���������'Now, wouldn't you like to be able  to  take  a long ride  without  having  over the prostrtate Uhlan to render  liim aidVwhen the latter swiftly drew  j partment   of  agriculture     is     urging  1 Canadian  farmers  to  increase     very  call! largely their "wheat acreage this fall  ?������i,i) and next spring, for even if the war - _.������_���������,���������������,.������. +..,_  __���������._......  Said   is over, by the time the next crop is 1 ������*; revolver.    Happily for the Belgian  harvested, the stoppage of production  hi Europe caused through the war,  will make wheat high priced next  year.    Russia alone produces    about  man  to worry about speed limits, or 900,000,000 bushels of wheat, and if  spark-plugs or tires or anything at eight or ten million men are put. into  nil." ' ' the field against Germany over winter  there is likely to be a shortage in the  all?  "I should say so!"  "Well, here's  a street car ticket."  Minard's Liniment Relieves  Neuralgia.  Russiau production alone of as much  as Canada produces ��������� altogether.���������  Mail and.Empire.  BABY CRIED  CONSTANTLY  Madge���������You shouldn't say he's a  confirmed  bachelor unless you know*.  Marjoi'le���������Hut 1 do; 1 confirmed  liim.  British Columbia Sanitary Inspection  Thut Canada's western province ia  keeping to the fore in the matter of  Hiii'lttiry measures is evidenced by tho  Oiu- of the commonest complaints >'������<'������������������ tl������ut tlio provincial huullli dopnrt-  of In.uiilx Is worms, and tho most ef.'i'nent has despatched inspectors to tho  iw-tivo application for them is Mother  Ora���������.������������������.*;���������' .|.::tormiu:\tor.  MthoiiKh not ono of mighty deods  An envied man is he;  He cun pronounce the tintiu-s lie roiiils  Of to wnn of Hungary.  r<^������cv'^\  _3HaspH   (>-!JVi UTMLfc T'.,  M/i. ��������� ������������������ LL'%1 y������-  BAB H FACE  MAS. OF ERUPTION  ��������� ���������- ��������������������������� ��������� .i  Spread Over Head and Neck. Caused  . Disfigurement- Burning and Itching. Could Not Get Any Sleep. Cuticura Soap and Ointment Healed.  ..---, m ,. ,.,  1 ITIhoi-ula Ave, Wo.t Toronto, Out,-���������  ���������' l''h*r.t wo noMc-cd a nwli on our child'-, fuci.,'  ���������wlilcli noon boKiiti to spread all ovc-r hi-*  /^���������>%P-"<\   tuwk,     I   thought*  It   wnw  Jjily" \\   KwltiK all over iiin body,   iii  >(K    -'-_"  ".'titi' v.    wnn In  VI'll  pfUclli'M on  Wk  facx. then itlniplci. hogiui to  form which brulco uud mat-  Hw wiw i'iiiiiiIiik from thorn.  HIh faco nnd head wtw a  imi.n  of  ii'iinilciii   und   lt>  cuiir-roil a vory liu.l (li.-.llKiir'iiiii'iil, dl.u biini-  !nc uud ll<:hln'T.    Tho child cniild nor. Ref,  any hIdoi).    I (rind fin vera I kind, of chit-  jiiout't and jKAVde.-i but wllh uo HUmMi for  iilum I two months    Tlio raiih HtNuioil lo net  ���������������������!'.-><-.      I.illhi   i>_ i -1 _.--<.-.'    MDdlii   imui   Uicu  luii-rit. and a lot of dHclinrRO would como  out.  "Wo tried OJntniciit and '��������� ���������������������������  iii' 'iiTFor'Vi (..VrtuiirVaiid' of iliig," but"! I   hut to 110 Rood el--***..   Aftor tho child liml  11 mv hi*tt 1<mu'.iii(,h, milling, logging mid  (���������oiisviH'Hoii   ciimps,   whoro  there  is  11  luck of sanitary conveniences. Too often very llttlo care Is given to clonnll-  ni-HH and hnnlth preciiulioiiH in Hiohi^  toiiiporary   estiibl Ish ments,   and   It   r's  j with 11 view to 11 thoroiigli iiivostlgn-  1 linn  01'  fhulr i-oudlUou  that thu piu.s-  ont. Inspection Is being nuide. Reoprts  tno Uiv received show very satisfactory  I roHitlt-. of the govornnient's wnlclii'iil-  I  IH-SS.  Not Worth Keeping  A  young  fellow called on u dealer  in iIokh ouo dny and snld:  "I'm look  Just  From   Paris  lsaacstein���������Ah, yes, madam, here is  von of our latest Paris creations. j   Mrs.   Catterson���������Paris?    What   are!     Mrs. Simon Aumont, Mushka, Ont.,  those perforations? j says: "My baby was ill and cried con-  "Those are bullet holes."���������Life.        tinually till I began giving her Haby's   I Own  Tablets.    They   worked  a  mar-  Father���������You talk altogether too! vellous change in her and.Bhe be-  much. You should cultivate the art of 1 came happy-, gained m weight and all  listening signs  of sickness left her. The  tab-  Willie���������But vou told me the other I lets are the very best ���������medicine I  day that listeners hoard no good cf know of for little ones. Baby s  themselves Own Tablets cure all the minor ills  of little ones sush as colic, colds, con-  stipation and iudigestion,. etc.- They  are sold by medicine dealers or by  mall at 21. cents a box from Tho Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Hrock-  vllle, Ont.  Worry, when you come to analyze it,  is not a social vice. Wo worry chiefly  ovor thoso things which concern the  "me." Show me that what Impends  will leave my bunk account intact, my  health unimpaired, my friends nnd  family out, and auy further tormenting  sollcltudo that I may fool, is frankly  academic. T may still take thought  nnd* uso preventlvo measures, but I  cease its If by magic lo worry over  tlie outcome. On tho contrary, I can  now worlc for tho accomplishment of  my object better than ever before, for  most worry is not only an arch form  of HolllHhnoBH, but, it Is the great inhibitor of action. We soy "I. am wor-  rioil;" wo mean "I fear for myself."---  I..III0U  .Pui.v Front lu Alhiullc.  one of De Cock's companions, who had  closely watched the incident, was abfi_  to put a-bullet in the Uhlan's head  before lie could complete his treachery:" Auguste Julien Smith'/, who is  a native of Louvroil, had been engaged in making a trench'outside Mau-  beuge when the Germans descended  on the place. The German artillery  had guns with a range of 24 kilometres, while the French guns carried  only 14 kilometres. They were thus  hopelessly outclassed, and Maubeuge  was effectively bombarded. Smitz detailed several examples of cold-blooded brutality. His *wit'e and two  daughters were shot, and his father-  in-law's hand was chopped off by a  German soldier as he was attempting  to close his door.  don't know the nnnio of 11."  "Citn you describe UV" asked the  denier. "I hnve nearly nil Kinds I'cv  siile."  "Well," mild the young man  tlioiiKlilfully. "I want a dog nbont no  !i!;;!i .ind. :.<> !���������>:)?;" .ih-'.lf.:i'Ulug I*_i.  size.    "It'n   11  hind   of greylioun',  mr  yet it -illl't !i ifl-'-yliMiili'. either, lie-  muse his tall In nhoi-tei* Hum uuy of  tlie ureyliouii'.', an' bin none in iihorl-  ���������vi', an' lie 'tin'l. 1.0 hIIiii loun' lh<i  IiimIv Uul vtiill hi>'ti 11 kind of i������i-ov.  I11M111  iKwn Biirforlnic ubont two monihrt -wt* woro  l'oeiiiiiniondod lo try tho (Jullciira Soup uud  Ointment. At'l--r n. few appll.-ulloim Id rh\*  rollcf uud tlio chlltl Iickuii lo ftvl uoaw .loop.  In uhini!, hin. wim-iUni <-t|ilicura, H01111 uiul  Ointiiioiil 'Completely   heulod   tho   ti-oublu  flml unl   tl   i-i-ll- I.' Ir.ft   "      CMIr.,!...))   \|V".   W HI.  TucUor. Fed. lu, UUt.  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Dandruff.  "My i'arowoll appeiinineo was au oc-  ensloii of the greatest eiithiiHliiHiii,"  mild 0110 iirlniii donna.  "Yes," replied the other, "isn't it re-  iiuirkable that such a largo number  of people Hhould have seemed so delighted to hear vou for the lust timo?"  ���������J'wxclmngo.  Pills for Nervous Troubles.-���������Tho  stomach is the centre of tho nervous  Mvntom, and when the Htoiiineh kiih-  pends houltliy action "tho roHiilf Ih  manifest, lu disturbances ot the* pervert. Tf allowed fo persist, nervous  debility, h dangerous allmont, may  ensue. Tho find, consideration Is to  vontoro the Htomacli to proper action,  ;ir,il Hi-to i.: no vr.ntlicr remedy for  this 1 linn 1,'arinelee'ii Vegetable IMIhi.  'I'lioiinnnilv* r:m attest the virtue of  lhe*ie   pllln  curing  nervous  dlimrilern.  w. n. u. .or?  I drown '11111  ,S-_mi_U\������* f'Vcc hy Mull  A hIiikIo I'ulio (irCutlouiuMiKip unit hot of .  Clialmni   Ointment,   urn   ol'i'-u   *.um������*li*no !   .   ''N������������vv.   Toiillliy,',   Snld     the.   teacher,  wimn nil H������rt lci������ filio-t     Mnirl iiiri.isi.in.,,* ���������������������������when   wnter   In   I I'.iiiHl'oriiled   info   !'���������������  Ho you Ueei������#������iiy Niieh doKrtV'j   tho -world.    Huiuplo of iwh. inulli-d  fr.*ii, < w'"11. gi'cnt   ehaii-'e   lakiu-i   plnceV"  v,     ...i.ii.u   .nr    (mi-,  ni.iti. 1    ivtiii -.-;-|������. nkiu   innik..     .vrniio...  |>(<--i-t ,ti\l | _ ������������������)  i   "Ouilcurii, Deot. V. IltMtou. H. H  A." * Tommy.  Mrs. Angler���������Are vou sure you  caught this fish?"  Mr. A.���������Sure.  Mrs. A.���������It smells very strong.  Mr. A.���������Strong! I should say it  was!    It nearly pulled me overboard!  The New Maid���������-In my last place  I always took things fairly easy."  Cook���������Well, it's dlfferent.here. They  keep everything locked up.  THINK HAFJD  It Pays to Think About Food.  The unthinking life some poopla  lead often causes trouble and sickness, Illustrate. 1 in tho experience of  this lady.  "About, four years iigo I suffered  dreadfully from lndigostlon, always  having eaten whatever T liked, not.  thinking of the digofltlble qualities.  This indigestion caused palpitation of  the heart so badly T could scarcely  walk up a flight of ntnlrs without  stopping to regain ^ breath and  strength.  "X became alarmed and tried dieting,  wore my clofheit vory loose, and used  other remedies, but found no relloT.  "1 louring of the vli'luos or Crupe-  NutH and Postum, I commoncod uaing  them in placo of, my usual breakfast  of coffee, ciikos or hot biscuit; and In  ono wook's time T was rollovod of  sour Rtomiirh and other ills nttendlnir *  IndigoHtlon. Tu a month's tlmo my  hoart wus poi'fornilug its functions  naturally and I could climb stairs and  bills nnd  walk long distances.  "T ���������Kiilnnd ton pounds In this short  timo, und my uliln bocamo clour uud  1 complotoly regained my health and  Htreufetli. I continue to uao Grape*  Nuts and Pontum for T fool thai I  owe uiy good health entlroly to,thoir  UNO. ' ' -  "I like the delicious flavor or <_rap������������  Nuts and by muklnn Postum according to directions, lt. tasted nlinllur to  mild high grade coffoo." Name glvoa  by CnnutUiin Postum Co., Windsor,  On I.  The most, perfect food In tho world.  Trial of (li-npe-Niits and r-renin 10  dayu proven.    "There'n n roiujon."  Look hi pkgs. for llttlo hook^ "Th������  Uoad It) Wollvllle."  Ever read the above letter? A nm\M  onw nppearo from time to time.   Ibsjr  m  V.  1.  1!  _������ V  *^_  '^<|rilOI|   I  KIV.    kjv.l._.i.  Interest.  Ut     11 S*%tmwmw* f *-  I?  yr  I  EHE HEYIBWi CRESTON, B\ a  Ubaiimn  iifii__\I__L? Iff  ENGLAND  NOW EXTENDED TO AMERICANS  ���������*. -  AMERICAN CONSUL OBLIGED TO LEAVE"GERMANY  American Consul dnd his Wife were   Persecuted by the Germans  beoause they Spoke the Hated English Language, and  Were  Finally Forced to Leave  The story of how-German hatred of  every tiling English, even the English  language, made life jn Germany im-  hearable for an American consul and  led to his resignation, is told in a recent issue of the London Times.  Mr. Prank Deedmeyer, who has held  consular posts in Canada, Italy aud  Austria, was appointed some- three  months ago to the position of consul  at Chemnitz, "the Manchester of Germany." A few days ago he arrived ;n  London with his wife ori his way to  Washington. He has been forced to  resign his post at Chemnitz by reason  of "tlie insults ,,-toV which he tod his  wife were constantly subjected by the  people    of Chemnitz.    Because    Mrs.  cans to wear distinctive emblems, per*  haps in the form ot small American"  "Hags. They would then be readily recognized as  such and  treated    with  "special consideration by our population. I must leave it to you Whether  you.will adopt this suggestion.���������With  -great esteem, Dr. Sturm, Oberburger-  meister.  .    American Consulate, Cliemnili.,  September 7.  Dear     Mr.     Oberburgermeistef,���������I  "have the honor  to acknowledge  the  receipt of your letter of the 28th ult.  Your * kindly recommendation that  Effect of French Guns  French are Using an Effective New  Gas Explosive  Several war correspondents whose  headquarters are in Paris have hinted  darkly that the -French have no fear  of the terrible siege guns which Germany 'had. prepared in secret, and  with which they reduced Naniur in 24  hours instead of the three months it  was thought that city could hold'out, j  Paris, it was stated, would be defended by an arm more, secret and even  more terrible. Ar clue to this peril to  the German advance is given by the i  Paris correspondent of the Daily Telegraph. . He says:  *s There have beeii rumors before of  the terrible explosive which M. Tur-  pon, the inventor of melinite, had placed at the service of France. It had  been tried once near Chalons, so it  was said, on a flock of sheep. A shell  charged with tlie new explosive burst  above them. The smoke cleared  away. Of the four hundred sheep  four hundred were dead. It has been  used now, I learn, in the bitter earnest of war.  A friend of mine, a member of the  American branch    of the Red Cross,  NOBLE RESPONSE HAS BEEN MADE  TO BRITAIN'S CALL TO ARMS  STIRRING   APPEAL  IS   ISSUED   BY   LORD   ROBERTS  The Nation has  Responded Nobly   to tbe" First  call  and  mus.  Answer the Present Demand for V^  Promptitude���������A Long War is Probable  "Every Briton should ask himself  why, at a most critical moment, the  commander of the British forces" in  the Held had only two army corps at  his disposal instead of three corps,  which make up a full expeditionary  force." "���������������������������.-.'  Tbe  above   is   an  returned to Paris from a visit to the  trenches around Meaux, whither he  had gone with his ambulance to bring  all local Americans wear a distinctive  emblem,'Tperhaps  in  the  form  of  a-  w ��������� -_   ��������� -��������� .j���������"���������*������������������     .   m -.-. i small American flag, has been serious.-. unxi &u__c wiui __-������ amuuiau.- lu u_i__s  S^f^v^PH'?������ "ibe S,hS.������Gfnd & ly --eoMidered by mysblf.? and by-other in the wounded. The strange horror  *ffL������-_Swf-?������1o'.S������ Vn' Sifr ������w i������? Persons at.Berlin, who have been con- cf what he had seen there was still in  other .--public.places in their��������� own lan-_j sulted on the subject. his eves.  guage.  Again and again mobs of well-j    In view, however, of the fact that I      ... ;_��������� ��������� , ' ,���������.,". ....    ,-���������,������������������������ tvtxn  d  Germans    collected��������� -..around   uave -barge, with the consent of the   _,. * s^\^e *������������'^^-^S^-RSJ"  as they w;ere walking through j i]nperial government, of the interests I.$*������ 'tLP^fillVflw wf������-SS������fl   Sit ^%  .eets and threatened Uiem w.th - of the British sheets, tathis consular  ���������fj ^J^t^^t^^ i  dressed  Germans    collected    around j uave 0ilaygeYwith t*>e consent of the!  them      ' "        i---__-_i -i.  the streets  violence, and when Mr. Deedmeyer  protested that he was American consul, he was answered, "That makes no.  difference to us- No one shall speak  the hated English language in our  city." Further, they were invited by  the proprietor, of a. leading restaurant  to keep away from his establishment  and Mrs. Deedmeyer was "frequently  refused admission to shops.  On August 28, Mr. Deedmeyer called upon the mayor of the city and asked for protection. The niayor made  rather light of the matter but undertook to issue ������ cautionary notice to  the tradespeople through the local  newspapers? Later, tbe following correspondence passed between the con-  m.  once .individualize all other persons  speaking English but not using these  emblems as British subjects, and to  expose these to the kind of hostilities  to which I have been subjected.���������With  great esteem, Frank Deedmeyer, American Consul. '....������������������  The following is a translation of the  article in tl\e local Allgemeine zeitung  of August 28 referred to in the. correspondence:  "The local representative of the  United States has made complaint at  the Ratstelle that he and his wife, as  well as'-other Americans, are molested  on the streets and in the street cars  I for the reason that they converse in  gel passed above the Philistine camp  in that avenging night of Scripture.  It was .. as ���������' though some blight from  Heaven had fallen upon them. There  they* stood in line, rifles to shoulder,  a silent company of ghosts in the grey  light of dawn.   I approached them.  "There was no horror in their faces,  no agony of. surprise even. Only oyer  them.was a film of fine greyish powder. You would have said that they  had travelled a long and dusty road.  notable article on the crisis by Lord  Roberts in the October Hibbert Journal.  The sentence; comes as a pendant  to his appeal for adequate numbers  of trained men for whom, as he says,  he and others -have .pleaded in times  of peace. ...'?."  "We pleaded in vain," Lord Roberts writes, "and the wary has come  upon us,, and -with it tha call for a  nillion more*- soldiers. This, there-!  fore) is no time for urging the neei  of universal training;* what we have  now to do is to respond to Lord Kitchener's appeals for men to be trained now.  "The brave and generous hearts of  our young men, who now see the  danger which I failed to make them  understand, have responded nobly.;  half a million men have come forward in a. few weeks; it is now the  supreme duty of every citizen to see  that the second half million* of men  is furnished with equal promptitude.  "Not only is this a fight between  the systems of rule of the people by  the people and rule of the masses by  a higher caste;   'it is also the first   __.-_.._. _-*__.       __      _v. -       _-.-__.___t.        .__  T, ,   -= ,.-.���������,,,. opportunity given  to  the British de-  I have seen men before who had died  mocracy o������ showing that it possesses  of asphyxiation, but here was no sign   ^ie resoluti  of the agonizing struggle for breath.  It was as if a deep and suddeh sleep  had overtaken them���������only their eyes  AiSriSd*Consulate, Chemnitz,Uhe K^Sg^e    Th^ ^ were opea.   Tbey    might !^e ^een  August 28, 1914. : rftv a coMidwIblf iumbl?"ot Ame������ there for a11 eternity thus* their fjfles  ' Ss w^tKhom we are at oeace^nd at rest*   I felt that if * touched them  !^������^    TrT,,u_fu   nt^oL^rv they would crumble into dust.   Never  ^ ^ ty,n,St?!n������H ������nn������i ?n%1hft thl'^ve  I  seen  anything  more  terrible  to call attention to the fact that the.  ,.,_���������_, ������.-���������,��������������������������� ���������-.������������������4.   _.{...:.. ������,.������������������,,,, .��������� +..*_  representatives of the United   States  have     taken over the protection  of  {Germans in danger in foreign countries to justify the request, to be mini-  ful of the reputation of our. city as a  I hospitable place and to abstain from  : molesting any persons conversing in  the English language, to avoid interference with subjects of the friendly  American nation.  "The foregoing notice was sent us  from the Ratshaupkanzlei. This is to  be^ regretted  To the Hon. the oberburgermeister,  Dr. Sturm, Chemnitz:  Sir,���������Permit me tb thank you for  the prompt exercise Of you?, influence  and for your appeal to the inhabitants  of Chemnitz in behalf of myself, my  -wife and of other Americans.  That my appeal to you for protection was justified is proven by the last  sentence of an article which appeared  in the local'Allgemeine Zeitung, Friday, the 28th instant, in winch this  .'. newspaper covertly incites this - population to just the kind of actions about  which I was obliged to complain to  you.   ;?:?'���������?'.?.  ., All over the United States the consular officers of his majesty the emperor of Germany. are' now engaged :"u  enrolling German subjects of military  age for the present war, and tbese  German consular officers are in no  wise interfered-with' in this work by  the American 'government.  I, as the American consul at Chemnitz, am hard at work every day to  protect the interests of German subjects in  countries  now  at  war with  Germany;  and when, after my day's  task Is done, my wife and I appear in  the streets of Chemnitz, and we converse in the language of our country,  we are exposed to coarse abuse by persons who are incited thereto by such  organs.as the Allgemeine /.eitung, a  newspaper Avhich has written much on  the subject of Belgian outrages.���������With  the assurances of my highest esteem,  Frank Deedmeyer, American  Consul.  Rat   der   Stadt,   Chemnitz,  Aug. 28.  Dear  Mr.   Consul,���������I    acknowledge  with thanks tlie receipt of your letter  of this date. The bitter feeling against  England, which in our opinion is chiefly  responsible   for  the   present  war,  Is self-evident.    Bnt. there is no one  in Chemnlt'/. who would intentionally  offend an American.   I trust that the  newspaper article published nt my request will be sufficient to savo you  further nhnoynnce.  In this connection many siigge_.lloiis  reached me to recommend to Ainori-  "tf"  than these erect, silent figures in the  chill dawn."  That was my friend's story.    I give  it without comment.  .-..-'���������.'"��������� --- ' -   .   -. .' . '���������  Germans  in   Prison  Camo  so often, bad the privilege of addressing mass meetings of the working  classes in our great centres of population, make this appeal with every  confidence in the result.  "But I would also ask my fellow-  countrymen   to   accept certain warra-  extract  from  a   ings as to. what they should not do  at this crisis.  "I would ask them not to be led  away by those who say that the end  of this igreat struggle is -to be the .  end of war? and that it is bound to  lead To a great reduction of armaments. There is nothing in the history of the world to justify any such  conclusion. ,   r  "Let us not under-estimate the  power of the great nation of sixty-  six million German people, who hav������  entered upon this war" in the firm belief that they are bound to win. I  cannot help thinking that thiB* great  task of subduing that Ration will  begin when we. with our French,.  Russian, and Belgian, allies, have  driven the German armies into "the  heart of their own territory.  "The German recruiting statistics  for 1912 show that, after taking .300,-  000 men for the army and navy, the  Germans had. nearly a million men  between the ages of twenty and  twenty-two who were left. untouched  and remained in reserve.  "It has, indeed,  been stated    that.  since the war began over* a million  fresh   men  have    been  enrolled  for  military service in Germany.  "May I give a word of caution to  my countrymen against the unsporta-  resolutions, the will power, to  fight and to win a great struggle for j manlike practice of abusing one's en-  its existence. x ' i e*.iies? Let us avoid what Mr.. Kip-  "The working classes of tbe Unit--!.ling, during the Boer war- described  ed Kingdom have only recently j as 'killing Kruger with your mouth.'  gained their power; the great ques-} Let us rather devote all our energies  tion at this* crisis is-.  How will they   to defeating our foemen by the .sup  erior   fighting  of  adequate   numbers  of British soldiers" in the open fleW.  ."When we read    charges    against  the German troops, let us remember  Prisoners-  are  of     Great     Britian  ,   Treated Well  On the lofty plateau, tree encircled  with western gaps giving glimpses of  On the other hand, we, the sea, some 1,900 prisoners, seamen.  use it?  "In the titanic struggle against the  French republic "and against Napoleon   our   soldiers   fought under   the  cold shade of the aristocracy, and, j that gross charges, absolutely un-  though great mistakes were made, i true, were brought against our own  yet through the whole of that long- i brave soldiers fighting in- South Afrl-  drawn-out struggle the -will to con-j ca. But ' whether the charges are  ~ \ qiier never failed. ; true  or -not,  1-st us keep,?-our  own  * "I appeal, therefore, to the work-j hands clean, and let us fight against  ing men of this country to show: ��������� the* Germans in sueh a -vay as to  themselves worthy of the ?powe.F earn their liking as well as their rewind! tbey hold;   and I,  who    have-��������� spect."  want to.impress, it upon foreigners to  be circumspect and careful in the' use,  upon the streets and in public places,  of the language of that nation which  we hate today the most."  The suggestion* that the consul and  otlier Americans should wear distinguishing emblems was urged by prominent citizens at Chemnitz, who called  personally at ..the Consulate; but  though this would have secured perfect protection to Mr. and Mrs. Deed-  emery, they refused to adopt it. In  Mr. Deedmeyer's opinion, it would  have   let loose the mob of Chemnitz  stokers, Uhlans, spies, suspects,. and  an old baron or two���������-wia'tch "the  smoke which rises from their field  kitchens and the sentries who pace  between the rings of barbed wire that  "cut them off from the outer British  world.  It is early morning, and a bugle call  announces the daily inspection by the  prison camp commandant. The interpreter ^who walks beside the grey-  haired officer is scarcely needed, for  almost everyone of the 150 tents ha;.  at least one occupant who can con  Direct Result of the   War  Artificial   Flower   and   Fea.her    Factories Busy Y  The removal of the competition v.f  cheap  German  artificial  flowers  and  feathers, as a result of the war, is  Only Advance Guards as Yet  Times Military Correspondent ^Points  Out That  .'cr  British   Empire  War Has Only Just Bccjur  The Times' military correspondent,   ^���������M^a   ^a M i%,HU��������� ���������_.���������*__������-   ,.<*������, ���������  replying to tbe Frankfurter ZQitung'B[-*to^urti,i^  verse fluently in English. These pri-  upon the hundred ������* more defenceless SOners of war are treated with far  English subjects in and about the city. { more consideration than is the Brit-  Many of the persons who insulted the  consul and his wife were known to  the authorities, but none was punished  or even reprimanded.  In spite of the mayor's cautionary  notice, the threats and indignities continued, and the consul was at last obliged to give warning that he would  close the consulate. Upon this a guard  was provided for him. and his wife,   and  ish soldier confined in a detention  barracks for some- petty military offence.  They may send for baggage���������upon  which the authorities occasionally  have to pay carriage; they may write  and receive letters" every day of the  week, although before delivery or despatch these epistles undergo close  scrutiny;   and  they  may supplement  statement that Great Britain was unable to raise more than 60.0,000 troops,  says: ,  - "We have at present exactly doubre  that number, namely 1,200,000 men,  and the number grows almost faster  than we can cope with it.' This ;s  only the beginning.  It is our way, as well as that of  America, to begin to raise our arms  they never appeared again in public  a liberal diet by purchases    at    the  without that gu.nrd, Afteu bearing  this for some time Mr. Deedmeyer appealed to the American ambassador at  Berlin, but was presently convinced  that the ambassador was unable to secure hlm and his wife against molestation. Consequently, when tho last  Amoricau tourist had gone from the  district Mr. Doedmeyci' resigned and  left tho country.  The Cost of Living Problem  Inducement*. Should be Made to Keep  the Man on the Farm  , Tho   present   year   has earned tho  distinction    In    tho   business    world  tho general lino of farm Implements,  Cnniidlaii   manufacturers    have    not  done aU  they might ln this respect.  Tho kerosene lamp is still supremo,  tho  farmer still carries his     wnter  while his, wife does the milking, washing and cooking in tho same old way.  ,       ,     What is  evidently  wanted    among  ut   least   as    ono   ot     depression; ��������� otlu���������. tilings is u lino of plumbing llt-  thut Is, ii porlod of monoy scarcity. A > t|nRH Ilt n inodoruto price that cim bo  peculiar difference Is noticeable, how-|HOt' up 1)y uiei farmer himsolf;  com-  ovor, betweon this period of stringency and tho one which wo hnd about  twenty year., ugo lu thai, on thin oc  cnslon tlio cost of the hccobuIUoh of  llfo lliu. shown no marked tendency  to como dowu. In fact tboHO luvo  iidvniicod ,ln price If anything,  Vox u '/?umher of years    ilKontlon  luia been ..-cillnd to tho rate at which  our rural popnl  to  tho cities,  iift-ioiis from th  ���������uul   arc   prom  Influence the growth and comparative. | gone before hlni, and In uot a few iu  prosperity of tills whole Dominion.; atancoH doesn't even iicek to accomp  The I'nnii lifo of-our country has not  llsh this, but ,1iIoh himself city wards  pact systems of hnn ting and lighting,  and devices for the production and  uiilizutioii of power, etc. Wc havo  applied olllcloncy principles to our  liuliuitlinn until they havo becomo  automatic and their operatives moro  or lens automaton*., but tho soui'ce of  onr'subsistence . i Ht 111 being run In a  "dry cunteen." The "dry canteen" Is  practically a grocer's shop, set up  close to the flrst barbed-wire fence,  through which tho prisoners, make  their purchases. No newspapers or  Intoxicants are allowed, hut tobacco,  cigarettes and cigars are bought, freely.  The prisoners aro allowed 1 1-2  -poiindu' of bread a day, while Tommy  Atkins has to ho content with one  pound. Today tho commandant halts  under his Inspection, and through the  lnt.erprol.er calls to him lhe captains  of five tents Which havo sprung up  at th'e end of the lino since his rouncl  of tho previous morning. The occupants of the now touts aro Uhlans,  captured In the rovorso to tho German  right whig. If thoso aro tbo Germans  who Inspire such terror to thc peasantry, and whoso barbarities bave  gained for thom nn unonvlablo notoriety, one wonders what will happen  whon thoy are confronted by a British cavalry force of a quarter, or oven  one-sixth of their strength.  These prisoners aro boys, agrlcul-  turlutf. obviously, sullen and sheepish  and without a spark of the dare-devil  audacity    which    worte   "Bnlaclava"  tibwer and feather factories of Canada. The imports of artificial flowers and feathers froin Germany to  Canada .during the last fiscal year  amounted to $177,171. The Canadian  artificial flower and feather industry  will have to make up much of the deficiency caused by the withdrawal of  these imports.   .  Both the Dominion Ostrich Feather  the Empire  Compauy,  with    fac-  ;. ,    ,   - ,������������������   ,i, lunes  in   luiuiuu���������uhyb experienced  hundreds ot thousands foi mlng in j Kl.eatlJ- increased activity since the  India, in Canada Australia and else- j -var beganj under normal conditions  where, are merely the nucleus upon, lhese two factor*e8 have about 200  which othev armies are eventually to. omployeQ8i   aince the breaking out of  be built. .,",,, ,,   hostilities  the number of employees  "It is onlv a question of time.    It -       -  stands to reason that an empire of  four hundred million can never lack;  men. This war i'or us has hardly bo-j  gun. We . have sent merely au advance-guard Into Franco. In the spring i  tho remainder of tho advance guard!  will follow, and i .nnewhere ncifr   the!  has been increased to 240, and It has  been necessary to have many ot the  employees work overtime several  nights -a week, ln order to cope -with  tho Increased business that Is being  offered.  "This increased activity Is a direct  result  of  the  war,"  said   Mr.   C.  E.  end of 101B tho main body will begin* ,<anBkaUi president and managing dl*  to como into view ��������� n>clor of th0 Dominion Ostrich Feath**  "Wo are sorry lor the Allies that j ep company, Llmltod. "The war has  wo are oven slower than Russia m ��������� i;ut oft -raports oC an tl)y oIloap Gor.*  making our weight iolt, bnt a yenr o j jnim flowors am** th*fl deficiency has  ho hence, when the Allies need a rest,, (.,.0fttGd ft demand for bettor goods,  wo shall bo In u position to make, sucl, .a3 onu ,,e tliriM(l ont profitably  Kooil war, ,���������..,��������� nn   by domestic manufacturers.   Wo have  "NothliiK can arrest tho Hteullly as-, nJ,lpl0 aupplles .of all Kinds of raw  coming ������������,tbo ligurcs o our aimy., ma^0rlal������ on hand, and, with the co-  Their cost Is oi. little account si ce opernt-on oC our Monds and custom-  Gorinaiiy will ultimately havo to pay ��������� wo hopo ftml expoCt to bo ahlo to  in territory, as well as money. _     j k        ftU 0���������r hftW,    l)UBy aurlug tUe  iniagine things at their worst. Imagine tho last Cossack on the Urals,  and the hist French doorkeeper evicted from llovdoaux. Then wo would  begin a marltlnui war against Gcr-  mnny and still he no worso off than  whon we. begun Avar agulnst Napoleon."  coming fall and winter."  Karl Grey, former governor-general  of   (.aiiada, in an address before the  kopt puco with Its mercantile and  uuimirut-t.uiiiK acl-lovoraentfl. People  seem to flhd more pleasant occupation moro agreeable surroundings and  belter wages In our eltlcs a'd factor-  Ion.  If the cost of living Ik to bo low-  i-r.-d .'iind Hie mid pursultH liuuil bo  tdioiii of ii largo part of then* drudgery and bo mudo moro attractive, and  the most iiiipnriuni nl.-p in thin dii.  octlon Ih, of course, education. Next  to Mil*' i-diiH-H the niiiiinfiictnrer'it  ability   to   place  city  comforts   lu   u  ���������Cuntulion   Machinery.  UIIU;!    (H|,ll.i.i    \,|...i..    t..v>  v.n.,.,1,.    ,,-l.r.    III)     tlifl    HOll.  Outsldo of  Enenlem* Prcpdrty In Empire 8afe  l.tnperor Wllholm Ik, popularly sup-  potfed io have large InveBtniontr. In tho  timber and mlnoral lands ot BrltlBb  Coliinibln, and It has been rumored in  London thut lho irrltlsli government  was coiiHiiioi inn i !���������*< <iiiit'iai..u\.'iuii ot  Ihe lOinpei'or'H property In Canada.  It  .-an be .slated, on  thc authority J the  of   i_   high   official   la     thc     foreign  office,   that   the  government   has  uo  thought  of  coullHca^liig  the   pi*t.p.*r.y  .���������    ..h,..-    f.i,r.Mi\r.'i    Irxonlxd    vtlliln    tll<\  ceiitlnefl of the HrltlHh empire.  r.b tiify nro iiueiy  break prison, bnt tell them that it thoy  do they will certainly bo shot. Toll  them we want to troat thom kindly  Thoy are bolng hatter fod and houftnd  than our men at tho front, or oven  Kitchener's troops at home, and so  long as they behnvn themselves thoy  will be well treated."  in Ci-nud-i au li-ii.-i a.-. Ibr-y hr.tr, th*.  coitdltloiiH which thoy leavo bohinrl,  ami lt we cun obtain a larger influx  of auch GcriimitH Into our Dominions  wo shall bavo a combination of German culturo under free lunlUntlouti  fouiiiled not upon might, but upon  rlKht."  Daddy No, yer mot hor never  ilreHt thu way you girls do today to  .-iiii-h  a liiii.b:iii(l.  Daughter Yes, but tool, at what,  she got.  Wnnts   Half   Million   Warm   Mittens  T!'.C Cv.M1(l  !*i"V������*   MIH.h.'I   MI1.)imm1ii-  vlch, of Russian, who, with his wlfo,  Count ess Torby. has long made  his home in l.iij;land, appeals to thej  public to asslHt i.Im In -.ending half ill     "This plant belongs to the begun a  million  pairs  of   woollen   gloves   and ��������� family."  mMteiiH to the British soldier; ln tho'     "Ah!   And  you  aro  taking  euro of  Held. ii, wiui''  in- v   ." >   .���������...-,  Shot as a Spy, But Honored In Death  It must not ba forgotten that there  is a. place In honorable warfare for  tho spy.  In WostjnlnBtor Abbey there Is it  might reasonably ho recalled a monument orected to tho memory of a  Britisher shot as a spy. This Is the  famous Major Andre, who wan shot:  as a spy by Goorgo Washington for  being within tho American linos in  disguise. Tho fact Is, ho, had boen  sent by his gonoral, Sir Henry Clln-  1nn, *o e.mfoi* nt W-fft Point on thn  Hudson, wltli that arch-traitor, General Arnold.  Ilo oboyoil orders and went, taking  every precaution of secrocy nnd dls-  gulrio to cacapc tho notice of the enemy. In fact, ho was within sight  of tho -.nftllnh linos on bis return  when he wan taken, und nftei* a long  eourt-mnrtlal he was condomnod and  slot. But tho traitor Arnold, by  Andre's solf-siierl-lon, nsciippd tho  iMinui.iiui'iii Im liittl (,'u ".'IvV.'y *_c  .scrveil.  The body of tho gallant and talent*  id voting tioldloi* waa taken to l_ng-  huiti, liitem>d In the Ahboy, and over  his  grave    thu    iirttli.li .govcrnms������t  ,..,fi0..\   n   rvSr\n-imont.  W-?%  tiim  "4  .���������  ���������1  mmmmmm  'JZlSXSSiZtitffti^.iiVV^ sfHV."tmSSS^S!m:  ??-----f'*l'^^'f**y  ���������*kMi p*t f*ytm*mimitmmtmimmm''  -���������#-_^^"*!*gg*r_^^  mmmstm  a rtH  CRESTON  REVIEW  \  fOur Stock, of Toys, Books  and Fancy Goods will be as  complete this year as usual  and we solicit your trade.  JDp: not, send your money  to, the; Catalogue Houses,  but ,.p$<t_?qnize your home  sto-fex -Ypu will find our  prices reasonable.  l&tp build up YOUR  OWN town.  GresionOrys&BsokOo,  >__.  BURNS & Co.  Limited  R KS I < >N  Head  VEU-  B.C  Offices  V vNCOU-  6i>MONTO^.  tf AT  Wholesale and Retail  Fi-h. Game,   Poultry,  and O v--ters  in Season  We bave tbe goods, and  our pr ces are reasonable  Good Morning  We are Introducing  American Silk  American Cashmere  American Cotton Lis  HOSIERY  They have stood the test. Give  real footwear comfort. No seams  to rip. Nover become loose or  baggy. Tho shape is knit in���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED for fineness,  stylo, superiority of material and  workmanship. Absolutely stainless. Will wear 0 months with,  out holes, or new ones free.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every one Bonding us $1.00 In  currency or postal notes, to cover  advertising andsliipping charges  wo will send postpaid, with written guarantee, backed by a flvo-  milhon dollar company, either  3 Pair* of our 75c. Halite  American Silk Hosiery,  or   4 Pair* of our 60c. value  American Cashmere Hosiery  or   4' Pair* of our SOc. value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or   6 Pain of Children'* Hosiery  Give Uio color, sii_o, and  whether I^idles' or Gents' hosiery is desired.  DON'T DELAY���������Oiroroxplres  when ii dealer in your locality is  -.-l'-i-tcd.  THE INTERNATIONAL HOSIERY CO.  P. O. Box 2.4  DAYTON,       OHIO,        U.S.A.  Local and Personal  Christmas  tant.  is only three weeks* dis-  Wanted to Borrow $1,500.00 at  15 per cent, interest���������Ashi__-Y Cooper,  Wynndel, B.C.  The Cemetery Committee is having  its annual meeting in Mercantile Hall  next Friday night.  Saturday shoppers have only three  more week-ends in which to make  purchases of Christmas presents.  Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Speers. who have  been visiting at Port William, Ont.,  and other eastern points, returned on  Wednesday.  We are pleased to report that little  I Audrey Attridge, .who was critically  \ ill the latter part of the week, is roco'v-  | ering nicely.  i  |    The   Creston Red  Ci������oss   Auxiliary  | will   have   a general   nioet'iiur   at the  home of Mrs. 'Mc^m-trie on 'Tuesday,  j Dec. S, at the usual hour.  j    Creston has been  favored' with two  snowfalls this *.v..rt!c__tTr<v-}nfl_!.1rtV nm-j  Thursday moraine?-���������hut w> to the  ��������� tin.p of (joiner to press it gives no indi-  | cation of being here to stay.  J Mavor L'tt''"' oh**������><vp.s thst- t**e*-e ?s  j ���������*_ s.lvevv fi'iniye **���������< ovprv olr������iu.. Hard  j t'mos d'--������*'->;i������e '���������'������"������t-<������-������<������:������i and make it  I ver^- d'fflenlt for that brown taste in  ! the morning* to become enidemic.  j The deer-shoot;mr season closes on  [the 15th. Game Wa-rden Callendar  states thes**- animals are as plentiful as  ������n former vears. At Crawford Bay a  few d.avs ago one partv of hunters  brought home seven caribou.  Frp'srht receipts of the carload var5-  ef~ have bpen ���������=oni'������wh<������<- numerous  siurp last issue. H. S. McCreath has  unlofi^ed a car n."^"1 +'-><���������-T3*rri:f- Growers Union a ear of hav, and the Farmers Institute a car of hay and a car  of feed.  Wednesday's snowfall w_is rather  unfortunate for the deer, as there has  been quite an exodus of hunters to the  haunts of these animals. Tt's a case  of bag your venison while the snow is  here as the open season for deer closes  on December 15.  Kitchener was amply supplied with  visitors from Creston last week. Frank  Callendar and Capt. Forrester made  official calls, Andy .Miller and Teddy  Haskins business visits, amd Harry  Leonard was there in quest of game,  and almost bagged a cougar.  Mr, and Mrs. ft. Scott, of l-.r-'cksoh,  are mourning the "death of their 15-  months old son, Douglas, who passed  away on Saturday from the effects of  an attack of pneumonia. The funeral  took place on Monday to Creston cemetery, Rev. F. L. Carpenter officiating.  JAS. H, SCHOFIELD  Fire, Life imd Accident InKuraii-u*  *m*mr**0   HtxiXt****,    It-lit*  IRATL  !U  BOAR FOR SERVICE  |.*urgol.iigll������hIfcrkHhli***-l-oor Creston  ,my ���������,..--.*_> ior hiiviwi a*. mountain  View Hunch. Fee $& - SroCKH A  .1 AL-khon, Creston, II.C  Jnmes Twentyman, who has been  in the jewelry business here for the  past six months, left the early part of  the week for Saltcoats, Sask., where  he is going into business. Ho was  prominent in musical circles here and  his departure isparticnlarly regretted.  The Review learns that A. E.  Mutton, a former resident of Creston  district has beon elected park superintendent of the city of Lynchburg, Va.,  where ho has been residing sinco ho  loft here. Prior to his election he was  night agent at Lynchburg for tl*o  Norfolk & Western Railway.  ttov. G. W. Blake was at Nelson for  a meeting of tho Kootenay Presbytery  on Monday night. He and two other  clergy wore appointed a committee of  piesbytoiiol investigation of St. Paul's  congregation at Nelson to onquiro Into  certain statements mode regarding  tho situation In that city."  Jas. Stocks, ono of the local hunters  gunning for deor in tho Kitchener  country, struck a hit of hard luck on  Monday morning. About 3.30 ho got  a shod at a lino buck, wounding the  animal, but It was uot until noon that  he was able to locate tho dead animal,  which had beon almost totally devoured by a couple of cougar. Mr. Stocks  arrived In tlmo to savo about forty  pounds of badly-chewed venison.  -  Pa'vuiotw Fi/no���������A meeting of tho  gonoral commlttoo handling tho Creston Valley Patriotic Fund wns hold  onfruowlay night at tho bank, Capt.  Mallandaino presiding. Tho correspondence with the provincial officials  was to tho effect that tho monoy ruined nhould bo paid to the treasurer at  Victoria and It will bo forwarded nt  xiit..-. Viriori/. hiho (i<Ivineit tliiit parties In this district entitled to ussltit-  anee from the fund would bo paid  from Nelson. Mchhi-h. Dennett, Hayes  and Mallandaino were appointed an  ..ti,.',.,...j ...rt.ii-ii.,.A..: m> uivuHCigate all  ,...���������ii ,.. 11  .. ��������� *     **"������ ������  *  ������'    ������*      *  ...t-f........,...,...,   ....      _���������   ,m*.x .lllfl*.   ->    -..-.ll   Htl-ll!...-  ance from the Valley and report to  tho general committee.  The Methodist Sunday School  Christmas entertainment is announced'  for December 31st.  Manager Johnson of the P. Burns  Co. is shipping considerable dressed  pork to Cranbrook these days.  R. L. G. Clarki Dominion Fruit Inspector, paid Creston an official Visit  this week.. Inspector Fletcher was  also here. '  Arrow Creek seems a favorite haunt  for deor this season. Joy Arrowsmith  and Ernest Parker brought in a fine  one from there on Tuesday.  Our space is overcrowded this week  and wo aye compelled to withold publication of the Creston school report  for November until our next issue.  ' 11  The band boys have arranged Veal-  son Dinner and dance for Dec. 10th iii  the Mercantile Hall. Hang on to half  ii dollar und be among those present.  Death���������At Creston, on December 1,  Pearl Ismay, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Chas. Taylor, Victoria Avenue, aged  10 months. Interment in Creston cemetery.  Christmas presents which are to be  sent to Europe should be in the post  office not later than Saturday if they  ore to reach their destination by  Christmas Day.  The season for shooting grouse  closed on Monday and, as in the cane  of trout, not even a plea of doing it in  self-defence will be accepted for killing  grouse during the close season.  The December meeting of the Board  of Trade will be held on Tuesday  night. There should be a good turnout of members to close the years  business. New officers will be elected  in January.  Ever since the an nouncemeht that  half a ton of potatoes had been donated bhe Patriotic Fund there have been  many enquiries as to who obliged with  the spuds.. Teddy Haskins and Prank  Putnam did the honors.  Packing aud Pruning Schools will  beheld here this season if sufficient  pupils enroll. Secretary Lidgate of  the Farmers' lu.stlsute is doing the  enlisting and those wishing to attend  either of the schools should leave their  names with him.  Rev. Dr. Ferguson of Calgary, Sup*?  erintendeut of Presbyterian missions,  spent a couple of days here this week,  the guest of Rev. G. W, Blake. He  delivered au address in the church  on Tuesday night on the subject"Tlie  duty of the Church in the present war.  J. J. Home of Nakusp, representing  the British Columbia Nurseries, Ltd.  has been working the valley the past  few days. While business is not up to  1913 standard there is a little stirring  ���������The Review saw one order he had  for 10,000 raspberries and 10,000 cur.  rant bushes.  I The Following DISCOUNTS Will be  given on IMMEDIATE  O  25 "per cent on Apple Trees  *  10 per cent on All Other Nursery Stock Except  i Rose Bushes  Do not place your order before getting our quotations  The Riverside Nurseries  Comprising 125 Acres GRAND FORKS, B. C.       ti  Frank V. Staples, Agent, Erickson, B. C.  Old-Style HATS Remodeled  Ladies' Felt, Beaver or Buckram Hats may be made  into the new Sailor or High-Side Shapes.  Catalogue or magazine designs copiei  Gentlemen's Hats Cleaned and Blocked.   Parcel post orders solicited  L. M. SMITH,      Cranbrook, B.C.  PHONE 204  P.O. BOX 294  Mrs. J. M. Barton returned on Saturday from an extended visit .with  friends at coast points. At Vancouver, Mrs. Bat-ton bid the misfortune  to figure in an automobile accident  which necessitated a stay In the hospital for ten days. Her daughter,  Francis, who acempanied her remains  in Portland for the winter.  Secretary Lidgate of tho Farmers'  Institute is corresponding with R.  Robertson of tho Okanagan United  Growers to have that gentleman visit  Creston, to address a meeting explaining what has boon done in the Okanagan in co-oporntivo produce marketing. Mr. Robertson will spook in Boswell at an early data and a big effort  will bo made to havo him como on hero  on the same trip.  Noxt week's debato at the Presbyterian Literary Society will bo on the  topic: Rosolved, "That tho development of Creston Valloy is retarded by  the excessive prices askod for farm  lands." The affirmative will bo in  charge of W. I.mbi'oo and R. B. Staples, and tho negative championed by  J. Cheriington and J. Compton. In  addition to the debate thoro will bo  somo musical numbers aud refreshments will bo served.  The Redistribution Committee of  tho Board of Trade, is getting along  nicely, thank you. Our information  is to tho effect that tlioy havo boon  able to agree on tho boundaries of a  constituency which gives umpft. voting population, which Is quite compact In si'-co and in which Creston's interest would bo in common with tho  other parts of tho riding, Tlio different shades of political opinion ou the  committee have written tbelr friends  at different points in tho proposed new  riding asking for their approval or disapproval of tho proposition, and as  nooii us Mieir replies aro to hand a ropo- iicau ne mane to the hoard of trade.  C. O. Rodgers is chairman of commit-  too.  for  Fall and Winter  BY BUYING YdUR  Wop! pits, Underwear, Hosiery  Etc. (all British-made).    All our Hosiery ,  and Underwear were bought from reliable ,  manufacturers and are guaranteed to give  satisfaction.  .'���������'. (���������'    *   -���������  ;       . ���������,l    '.     .    '        '���������'''*,  Keep your feet dry with ai ?  Pair   of   Our RUBBERS  Manufactured by the  Percha Rubber Co.  Canadian   Gutta  Prices are right.  The Creston Mercantile Co.  LIMITED  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  equipped, ready to spray.  and  power, flilly  Stickney, Massoy-Harris and Olds Gas Engines.  ���������������*  150 foot lj-inch Firo Hose at a snap.  ,(.rr  Farm Implements of ovory doacription.  High grade Kerosene, Gasolene Oils and Greases  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  0m Ts tr>t.������W0%. mr  ���������%0M%**tm.    M   W-������  _o. *-.  R. S. BEVAN, Mi nagor  **************  i  tmirn  *w*  .,.....~^m*m*.mmm,m,*,im������xmi.  **s*m  mm  *****  I  Em 


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