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 g^     Sggj^gggg*gggl|jgMgjjMBMWMgpBjjW  j*j*j*r-j*wiMinTBj*iittUj*j*Mijj*M*jiiliiiiiiiB^i^Miii^M^B ������������������-,--,,   *t"',0  Vol. IX  CRESJOH* pBpC:, fffJ^K^; JTOJ| i, 1917  No, 20  : A wedding of interest to Kitchener  people is announced for Monday nest  M Cranbrook, when Miss Esther  Adamsonand Mr. Ernest Buckman,  section boss here for a time and now  ���������     ��������� ���������" - . .-������     ���������.  ������������������a cnarg-s o������ & c������j������������  sx, tu& a>oGp, are  to bef married,   and will, life at the  Loop we hear.  W. M. Galbraifch of Calgary was  here for a couple of days the early  part of the week looking .into some  copper claims be has in this part, and  has put Mr. Sullivan to work on  development on a small scale.  Latest word is that the C.P.B. experts with their drill will arrive about  the middle of June to commence a  thorough test on the iron desposits  the big railway company haye located  above Kitchener.'  Gw A. Hunt was a business visitor at  Creston the early pari of the week,  returning on Tuesday.  Frank Putnam, fche 191? fire warden,  <>f Oreston, was here a few days ago  getting acquainted with the country.  There will be no fire guard located  here permanently fchis year; though  it is likely a patrolman wilf be put oh  in the very dry weather and whenever  . necessary at other times.  The fcwo outstanding questions of  the day here are: When is the government telephone crew likely to be along  * -.5.    /!w,s^*-    *-���������������x   *s vJ���������a.-;.^^'.*   *������������������������ ������   **.*-* A  *'U     XAUlCfjti      ii������i*fc-     iHiMxtP     a^vrvVYv^a*     #i*w������"V*7   ������*������������^������  Yahk, and who will be in charge of  the 1917 roadwork at Kitchener���������if  any there is to be done.  Huscroft schoolhouse a couple of times  a week, and drawing good crowds.  The Review was in error a couple of  weeks ago in stating that .the elder  had charge of the funeral of the  young son of Pte. H. Young. Ifc was  an Elder Townsend who officiated on  that occasion. v   ';  One of the fcwe bear cubs taken by  Messrs. Faulkner and Rhodes has  made its escape-and despite diligent  search has not yet been found. The  Tory politicians all swear that it is the  cub Macdonald that made its getaway.  Tbe name was an awful hanicay,  despite Geo. Broderick's assurance to  fche contrary.  T. O'Neil, who has been in charge of  fche Company store for the past fchree  months, left the early part of the  week for Portland. He is a U.S. navy  reservist, and will report for service  at once. His leaving is regretted by  fche youngsters, particularly, who are  just getting interested in the boy  scout work Mr. O'Neil had organized.  The 12-aci*e hay field belonging to  fche Company near the corner was  pmntcu io potatoes last week,������S7 sacks'  of seed spuds being used up on the  job, which was done with the Cartwright planter. Out at the farm an  acre of corn was also seeded last week.  Chef Oulett will have an ample supply  of the Irish apples and tbe makins of  hoe cake this winter.  Pte. Stanley Reid  f-    :������������������������������������ :   '-'iff '.'��������� &jjr,<A---A-i'-:riA'   ''  Latest Casualty  The news that Stanley Beid was  killed in action in the Vinuy Ridge  fighting in France the early part of  April will be heard with very genuine  regret in Kitchener. He trapped in  the hills here for a couple of seasons  before enlisting and was,well liked by  all.  Owing to the prevailing scarcity of  help operations at the Cranbrook  Sash & Door Co. .mill bave been on a  smaller scale than anticipated at the  commencement of operations. The  iirm have also spent considerable time  improving fche roads tb expedite log  and lumber handling.  tkm*-*B m*JM  mWsrmiwr  a  Oonyon GHy  Dad Browell is looking after the  Pochin ranch, during the owner's  absence i^. Arizona. There is quite a  promising crop of soft fruit on it this  year.  The rumor will not down that Canyon Cifcy is to haye another wedding  very shortly. This will make three  for the first half of the year, a bit of a  record for these times.  C Ounnigham of Sandon was here  the latter part of the week arranging  for the shipping of five head of Company horses that he had bought on a  previous visit. They were loaded out  on Monday.  Mr. Piper, tho Company bookkeeper  was out on Saturday making the  acquaintance of the employ oca, and  incidentally helping fco initiato C. O.  Rodgers' new McLaughlin auto,  whieh came In that morning.  'ihe Latter Day Saints congregation  here had an outdoor baptisim service  on Sunday afternoon when two  candidates wero immersed* The  services, wcek-nlghts and Sundays afc  thei Dflad*.vay hswwe kra' bstes well  attended.  Something notable to report from  the mill, and whioh reminds bf the  big tree stories still to be heard. One  day last week a 12-foofc yellow pine  log Is reported to have yielded a total  cut of close to 660 feet of the gilt edge  class of luij.j-.bojV.  The Company's second caterpillar  engine went into c.omm|������������Ion on Friday, hauling in logs from fche Ross  camp. 1 fc In a 75.hor������e power machine,  and when It gets Into good working  shape M|% Clay, who iu iu charge, io  counting on It hauling 20,000 feet of  logo a trip, aim iM^oijiaiiiiK ('W<oo  round trlpci moot day's1.      '  Ifildcr Newby, who ia here taking  sovyloca at the   Latter Day  Saints  r���������l.,.mmy*.m%\,\<,\     til     rtllJA W*-"lifMr,'** lit tllll  Miss Ella Dow of Creston   was  week-end-guest of Mrs. Loasby.  . Miss Arrowsmith, teacher here,  was afc her home in Cresfcon for fche  week end.  Mike Marsico was among the Creston callers this week. He was at fche  metropolis on-.Sunday.   ���������.  '���������-.-���������.    ���������'   ^���������:-[-Tv-..-i^^'"^APA'~;P '"' il.  R. Dennes *������vas a Wednesday visitor  at Creston, doing some repair work on  an ore car that had been set out iu  bad order.  .35 minutes is now the official record  for the easey-jones trip between Sir  dar and Creston, made on the Loasby  machine on  tbe run to Creston last  Thursday,  Although parties have been active  with a dragging, outfit all along the  lake where it is thought'likely the  body of the late Bob Dixon was upset  from his canoe almost two weeks ago,  would be found, no trace of the missing man has yet been reported.  Rev. J. S. Mahood of Queens Bay  will be here for English Church service on Tuesday evening. As Rev.  Mr. Pow is away east to the Presbyterian Assembly this will be the last  church we will have until July  Mr. and Mrs. Swanson and Mr. and  Mriri. Loasby were the Sirdar contingent to the English Church whist  drive at Creston Thursday night. Mr.  Swanson distinguished himself afc  cards by bringing home the gentleman's first prize.  The Mahaffy & Wallace Ramping  partnership mentioned last week is  not likely to be of lengthy duration.  Mr. Wallace has boon mentioned for  the position of yardmaater at Yahk.  When asked to either confirm or deny  tho report for at least once Conductor  Jackson was mum.  Appatently . fche heavy fighting afc  Vimy:Ridge, the early p^rt;of April,  has claimed, still another ijfl. the 'V������"s*=;  recruits, in fche person of Pfce. Stanley  Beid, who is killed in action according  to a letter The Review has just received from Sapper W;]H. T.' Smith  formerly from near Poet Hill, who  went overseas with the same regiment  as the late Pte. Reid; ^'.  The letter is'dated April 23rd, but  gives no particulais of Reid*s casualty,  fche  writer  assuming that the news  had already reached C*trestoh.   Along  with the death of Ptey Reid Sapper  Smith mentions that Lipufc. Harrigon,  who .used fco run on the C***^ line,was  also killed in fcho last afc^akss*. On Vimy.  Pte.   Reid,. .who .r.���������&&:P^-^fcimes  known asA'Red, the ifc^^p^,^ was a  member of fche 54th Battalion, enlisting at Kit-ehener about two years ago.  He was with fche Canyon City/Lumber  Co. as cook afc Canyon Cifcy,,weai*e  told, till along in 1913, whenhis health  began tb play out, and he Went from  there to Kitchener,  whe^e he spent  most of his time in  fche hills afc trapping  and   hunting,   in   1915  he  was  feeling  himself again  aiid vrettfc  to  work with the C.P.R. section crew out  of Kitchener until the time he signed  on with the 54thv   Owing to his oone-  fcoo rugged -health he was; unable to  catch a place with the two previous  lot *pf recruits that went f romCresfcop  Valley.   He was a ;masi of about '30  years of age, and although;. Of a, retiring disposition, .was Veryj ^pttlar with  all who knew him.        -: --l^'HV       ���������"' ���������-  . Sapper .Smith ;'fci������nislej^^|l^m������-fche  54th to the Engineers att^^ed to the  4fch Canadian Diyisicin }jM0������^a0a^:  aga^but-^ate&gee^  paf^p-^itia^^  signal corps "of the^4th, as weBas our  old friend,   Pte^^eddyMalorie, reported wounded some time ago,, but  who is now back oh duty with $ railway construction corps. 1  Sapper Smith is quite confident of  an early termination of the war. He  says, "You people wanfc to be getting  the laurel wreaths, etc., all ready. It  is only a question of a little time and  good weather. I suppose Bob, Walmsley will stock up in anticipation."  Inclosing h������ remarks, "Ifc has not  rained here in two whole days.  French beer reseinb'es the 'near beer'  they sold in Idaho when the state  went dry.   Regards fco  all the boys."  and the timely arrival of moisture  has started things; ������^splendidly. Although fcue meteojEy Sfayelled uncom-  foitably low on Wednesday morning  there was no evidence anywhere of  frost damage.    V   ���������;;'",^v;'-"  Fraser & Son are counting on gefcting on the market with their 1917  lettuce crop fche very early part of  June. They have about 25TO heads of  ifc and of such; hnifofn^'growW ^that  about ten days should see it all dug.  The Wo Levesque ranch, thafc Mr.  Cameron('has; |ia)tl $^; the past year,  has been -leas^^fi^iiDn' by Messrs;  Sinclair and I^adhei^r* who are seeding ifc down. MWltev^esq is working afc fche cifcy power plant at Medicine  -Hat. :>��������� ia '..,,.''plPP  on  ' The complete canning plant which  Messrs. Timmons, Haskins ahd Put  nam'invested in'about four years ago  has been sold "to tne Co-operative  Fruit Growers Association afc Wynndel, where it- -will he used afc jam m���������^  ing this ^year. Ifc was shipped  Tuesday.  Beyoad a little damage by winter  killing of raspberry canes down near  fche Creston boundary corner prospects  for a splendid crop in all lines have  never-been better than this year.  Plums are particularly conspicuous,  as well as peaches.  ��������� Friends of Mrs. Henry Hamilton  will be pleased, to bear fchat latest'  word is that she is gradually recovering her former, health after a rather  serious attack of heart trouble. Her  daughter, Mrs. Archie Kerr of Sandon is expected home this week.  Mrs. M. Long of Alice Siding was a  Wynndel visitor fchis week with  friends.  H. Rosendale and Arthur Piggotfc  spent the week-end afc Glenlily, at the  latter's home. '.'..���������,  Mrs. 3. 3. Grady went fco Sfc. Paul  on Sunday,vwhere she .was summoned  by fche illness of ner sister.  Mr. Laidlaw of Cranbrook was here  this week surveyingthe land belonging to R.C.Eakin of that city.  Miss Florence Bathie returned from  Cranbrook "oh Monday, where she  {���������pent a few days, fche guest of  Mrs.  W.'McKay.  M^Walfcer Cooper was a Cresfcon  caller on Friday, and fchis week fche  callers inclnded Matfc. Hagen. J. B.  Winlaw, O. ...'J. .Wigen and Charlie  Biafour.  Spraying has been at a standstill  here fchis week, owing fco a breakdown  of the Co-Operative gasoline sprayer,  and will not be -resumed Viiifcil the  necessary repairs arrive.  Ere long Wynndel is due fco, be one  of the honey-exporting points in the  Valley. On Tuesday last E. Butterfield got a ,hive of bees from John  Blinco of Greston���������the tii*st fco come in  to Wynndel.   . '" 1  The machinery, jars and other  articles to be used in installing fche  Co-Oper&fcive jam factory arrived on  Wednesday's way freight,. The site  for .the building has not been i  on as yet, but will be shortly.  ded  mmZrioksois  000 Mbit* LKoavraM**  i  Aimosii $51 wus rtiuiiMwd tt.ii the Rud  Cross aalo of cookery, garden and  dairy produce, afternoon tea, along  with ii trio of drawing contests in  Spoeto' Hall on Saturday afternoon  lasfc. The controploco donated by  Miss Dodd realised $1U.70 and was  won by Mis. Attrldgi*. The slippers  givou. by Ki'u. Jvt. B. Lting fotclied  01.00 and were drawn by Mra. Bvano,  while a box of asparagus glvon by  Mrs, McMurtrie wan good for $2.70  with K. C. Gibbs the lucky winner.  Tho table of home cooking lu charge  | of Mm. Cook was good for oloso fco  $11. Mva. F. H. Jackson gathered in  85.70 from the produce wootlon of tho  sale, and Mm. M. Young, who handled  the selling of fche dairy prodiuu** rcalta-  ed $5. The afternoon tea waw v������������y  |M������pular aud th*^ cash returns from tiie  llnuid i^frOHhment were close to $10.  Mrs. W. H. Hilton spent a few days  early in the week with friends at  Moyie.  Roy Telford got back on Sunday  from New Westminister, after a  week's absence attending K.P. grand  lodge.  J. Attwood, who has been looking  after operations on his ranch hero for  some weeks paBt, refcurhdd fco duty ������*>  Moyie on Sunday.-  ' Miss Befifoy arriyed from Southern  California on Friday and expects to  spend some time with Mrs. Boffey  recuperating bor health.  ' Mrs, Thurston and chlldron and  Miss Candy spent, several days With  Nelson friends tho latter part of the  week, returning on Monday.  ' A number of the ranchers here are  branching dut Into bee-keeping this  Boaoon���������a aldoMne tliafc ovoi-y woN*  regulated place shobld be in to these  days.  1 The world supply of beans will bo  considerably augmented thin fall by a  fcltrcr-aers crop of- th������*w that have  been put in on tlic Putnam ranch.  The early-week rains have brought  them along splendidly,.  Provincial horticulturist M. fl.  Middleton, Nelson, wan a visitor  through here early In fcho week. We  hoar he will continue bis spraying ox-  p������..tjmntr,tH nt, the Wii.lt.eif Jackson  ranch again this season.  Tho almoofc-12-MMU' rain of Monday  nlghfc won very welcome, planting  In practically every line Is completed  Chas. Sutcliffe left on Wednesday  for Boswell on a short, business trip.  .J^rs^M. ^  -<*^ly'pir^'^r^ei-"*������se^;'\������-"..'.  ���������    ''  ��������� :A ���������"vv"''' ''*'���������-'���������'���������������-���������' '���������'.. A ���������'������������������'������������������ ':-..'  Mrs. A. Brown, who has been with  Mr. and Mrs,; McLaren for sojue time  past, left, on Monday for Teesbank,  Man. ���������.       ..  A dandy new Page fence along the  west side ofjthe Compton ranch makes,  a very decided  improvement  in the  appearance of the property.  Pfce. Ronald Stewart, who is with  the Forestry Draft at Revelstoke, has  just been beard from. The unit is filling up only fairly fast, and he is hoping to get home ori leave some time  this month.  The sudden rise in the water on the  flats necessitated fche removal of the  cattle thafc were pasturing there to  the hills east of fche Sullivan cam.p It  was quite a job, too, as close fco 200  head had to be handled.  Mr. and Mrs. R. C. Eakin and family  of Cranbrook are visitors -with Mrs.  Bathie this; week. They made' the  trip from Cranbrook ih thier car, and  report fchafc the roads> aire m poor condition, and the" wafcer itv'ffcbe Moyie  "���������'���������������������^������*aS^{Vii^..^^  ------ tpv.  cause a few washout.  ^feti������blei  Nqtrace of the body of Bob Dixon,  who "is believed fco have .been drowned  lasfc week, has been found. 0> J.  Wigen, J. B. Winlaw and P. Andestad searched the lake in a motor boat-  on Wednesday between here and  Kuskinook, but without results. It is  believed fche body has drifted into the  main lake and if this is so it is not  likely to be recovered.  In common with other points in  the Valley Alice Siding ranchers will  be heavy on plums this year. On the  Stace Smith place there should also be  a grand yield of cherries if the early  season drop is not excessive  Rev.  R.  E. Pow leffc this week for  Montreal, Que.,  where he will attend  the 1917 session of tho Presbyterian  General Assembly, being one of fche  fcwo clerical delegates from the Kootenay Presbytery. " En   route east he  will spend a few days at Winnipeg.  Little Miss Naomi went with him as  far as Wolsloy, Sask., where she wil!  visit until his return. He will be away  some four Sundays and an occasional  morning service only will be provided  during June. '        '  Everybody Is busy this week at  spraying and pumps of all sorts have  been put into commission.. The  promise of apples was never better  here. On the Compton ranch a  harvest of 5000 boxes ia confidently  expected.  Arthur Pendry had fco unexpectedly  beef ono of the animals lie has wintered on fche Burton ra������eh. On Tuesday,  while attempting fco put a bell ou the  critter it broke away, landing in a  slone pile breaking a front leg in Its  efforts to get out.  With an estimated crop of 800 crates  at Mather* & Hold's, and 400 each from  the Baines, Constable, Pease and  Stewart ranches, fco say nothing of a  considerable supply of strawberries  ct?i***f   ''i?f* ���������**{***"* ' **t'"^**'r"  A BU StiroBitfo  *t,*.f\^.,*,  Something that tho word coincidence  hardly does justice to. oven in   war  times comes to light in a couple of  letters W. S. Wafcson received from  overseas on  Monday.   In   one from  Pfce. Reg. Wafcson, from Frauce, dated  May 1st, Reg. tells of just having hud  a chat with Pte. J. P. Baston, a former bank clerk hero, who has been overseas almost since the stat-l, of fcho War.  In another letter from Sergt. Stanley  Watson, wrltton May 7th, In an English hospital afc Liverpool, Stan, also  tells of just Beeing Pte. BimLOn,  who  hod just arrived In the hospital for  treatment for a  wound   in the  leg.  I Sergt. Watson,  who has been in th"  Ifc' t'l*<,������r*b������>������ for ovor two  vom-w now, and  would look ns If the Alice Siding section was ut leatjifc bo second to Wynndel in soft fruit production,  ijimt year tho total shipments of  produce from tho Okanagan over tho  C.P.R.   line  camo  fco 110110  cars,   of  V.'hi'"^ Irtl���������*#���������������������*������    u,���������w, mmttoM     *3f*fR ttiffxt  of other fruits,  and   1149 ������-aru of vege-  LabW, i*(,e. In 1013 tno output w.ut  1402 cars, of which 449 woro apples,  417 othi't- fi nit, and G23 vcgotaMoii.  wounded throe times, is hoping to be  given three inonthH furlough, and may  possibly return for a visit at Creston  If lie succeeds in getting the much-  needed vacation.  There will be morning service in  ���������fllit-lkt. Ohm-ell tut Ruiuliiv atl 11 mul..  with celebration of Holy Communion.  Ti������o Illulion of ISooU-miy lu cxpc-cU'd  to pay the parish a vImU in July*  poi-iilbly.  V-''.';^|  ���������wfM  if\A  m  x" .-���������:������������������������'.'"..������������������' '.'-millllMIIIIIHHimiMMI.I>llMltlJJIIIIIHllllMlllllllllllMiaWlll  ummimimmm*i*m*m  liilllliiiilMllMilKllililllill  M  -Di l^|*MW!fP!il|!:  ^^K^^9^^^B^^A^^^^M  TBOE ItEVmW* CBSSTOST. S. C*  ������>&  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF TEE FINEST QUALITY  IW.L. "..I'll,'  10 CENTS PER PUJG  '"'" " riMIIIIIW������MI''i.i'.i.H|1.1.   _���������'.". L.'.'J... _. 'J'..  * ��������� '"I  'l'i".11   mm**  J  *L  THE  AMARANTH  CLUB  -- BY -���������  J. S. FLETCHER  WARD. LOCK jVCO.. LIMITED  London, MuSbouiMe, **d Toiml*  *%  of  (.Continued.)  *i   selected   this   shady   tree,"   said  the friendship of* thc Civil Lord  thc Admiralty." .  Hilda Tressingham made no answer to this, but presently she gave  Von Roon another glance, at which  he nodded his head.  "Precisely," he  said.   >   "You    see  my  meaning",   my  intention.       Now,  teil tne���������is this voting politician married?"  I     "I  think  so���������yes.     To  a  co**tun���������  | or   something*  of   that   sort.       I   vc-  ! member,  now���������I     have    seen     them  i both���������at a flower show."  '"Was it," said Von Roon with a  slight laugh, "was it sufficiently to  enable you to form an estimate of  them?"  "I should say he is vain, self-confident, a little "inclined to be bumptious,"   she   answered   slowly.     "Thc  Von  Roon,  when  hc  had lighted h'S^om-m���������colorless.       But,    I  believe.  cigar, "because no room, however  private, is precisely sate. The safest  place  in  which  to  exchange  sec-; fc. ...  confidential    businessjot   my   counsels. Cultivate     these  ambitious  of  social  advancement  "Capital!       Capital 1        Hilda!    the  od? work lor us!' Now, some more  ret  or  impart  information is the centre of an  space."                                       _ j  "Very   well.     And   now; Is   it   ai  secret���������or   is  it  cc-nndeuiial business,  information?'" j  "Both.     Shall  we _  then.     Your mother's  dale Park,  is  '.vithin a  Ashminsttr ?"  "Three miles away."  '"You know* the town  "I   know   the  town.     The   people?  Oh,     I     daresay     Hartsdale    knows?  gome of theni. and I've no doubt they.  know  him, because  he's sure to owe!  money there." .   j  "Do you know ihe man who _ is;  Member of Parliament for Ashmms-j  ter���������Mr.   George  Ellington?" j  "No; but I know of hiin, of course, j  His  people  are manufacturers  open! people.     Profess   a   tremendous  in-  Counter Check  begin?       AVcll.) Qt  3^68   BOOiCS1  place.    Harts-j ~^ ������������������������������������������*������ t^=.a.*^  few  miles    of j uu" " '"***  j ^r. Merchant:*���������*  | If you we not already using our,  the people:^i Counter Check or Sales Books vrej  would respectfully solicit your next!  border. Years of experience in the;  jmanufacture of this lin^ enable us to  jgive you & book as nearly perfect at'  ft is possible to bo made in these dif-i  in the  tnd  ���������dace.   Wealthy."  "Yes?    Tell  tue about    them  him.    Their class, now?"  "I said���������they are manufacturers.  Young Ellington, I have heard, was  trained for political life���������sent to  some public school, then to _ Cambridge, then to some German University. I think the family had ambitions for him.     Of course,  their in-  All classes and grades of paper are,  now irom 100 to 400 per cent, high-j  er than they -were two years ago,!  Carbon papers, -waxes tor coated!  ibooks, labor, in fact everything that!  {goes mto the cost of counter check]  tor sales books are very high in price.'  [JJot'VfitHstendis* thess Ikcts our  [modern and well equipped plant for  [this particular -work enables us toi  ��������� ItttiU keej> our prices reasonably  I low. Before placing your next order  -write us for samples and prices, or  { consult the proprietor of thi9 paper.-  We make a specialty   of    Carbo  fiuence and money got him his seat        Back 0f c    t d  B    k       ,        Q ^  Just so.    Well, some of their am-1!-      ��������� ��������� <���������.������������������ .....'       ~  bition is being satisfied. You did  tjot read your newspapers this morning?"     ,  "Not particularly."  "Ellington has been appointed Civil Lord of the Admiralty. I heard  of it yesterday. It is, I understand,  no very important post in your government; nevertheless, the news that  he has received this appointment  made me write to you."  Hilda  Tressingham  gave her companion one of her searching glances.  Von Roon's eyes were fixed on _ the  branches   of   the   cedar   above   him.  "Explain," she said.  "Yes.    I  understand that it is  the  rule   that   when   one   of  your  parliamentary  representatives is  appointed  to   an   office   of    profit    under      thc  Crown, he vacates his seat."  "Yes, that is so."  "And   must  offer   himself   for     reelection.    So���������there will be an election���������a bye-election���������at Ashminstcr.  Mr.  George Ellington must be elected again."  "Well?"  "I understand that on two previous  occasions lie has only won thc scat  by a narrow majority. Consequently, his opponents will certainly tight  him. He will not bave a walk-over:  there will bc a contest."  "Well?"  Von Roon withdrew his gaze from  the cedars, aud for a fleeting moment  fixed   it  on   his   companion.  "I want you to takc part, in it."  "I?     For  what  reason?"  "Obvious.    1 want you to cultivate  the acquaintance of Mr.  George  Ellington.     Jt will bc  easy.     I am already aware that your brother is    a  menihor of the same political party."  "I   don't  believe    Hartsdale    cares  twopence   for  cither  party."  "Mut  he  is  nominally    of _ Ellington's party.    T assured myself of that  y,mt-rd'iy.    That, is  fortunate."  "Fortunate?"  "Fortunate. Because, as you are  ;,l present l'UsFiC.iliiiKi' al Hjiilnualc  lark, and have nothing to do, and as  there is an election in process at  vour >>>uiiti'V town, and ;u������ Lou.  il:.rt-..Iale is"a supporter/.f this gov.  i ni'iiriii, why, nothing is so natural  .is that Lord llarlsdale's sister  fchutild ko and offer hcr assistance to  i|ii* '.'iivi-miiK-iit i undid.itc. It v.->-~-  e-.c--IU-i.lly   < otiveltient .'*  "Is it? And what am I to do, my  frJMid? I Idinv; nothing ahout as-  -i-i'iiu'   l*:ii-li:iiiiciiiai*v   candidates,"  "Thai i'. easy. .'���������>���������' >ou it i**  ������ i.il.l'-. \'\-f ��������� Alt. ud! You v. ill pr.--  rtt-iit \..uih<lt .it l-.llingtoi.'s commit-  t������( u'.utii'.. 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Persuade Hartsdale to  ask tlicm to his."  "To .boiled mutton -���������possibly  cold?"  she said  cynically,  "To bread and cheese, it you like;  they'll come. Takc the woman up���������  play round hcr. "And ask him to  come and see you in town as soon  as the election is over. He'll comc  ���������alone."  "So���������1 am to return to town when  the election is over?" she asked after  a pause.  "At once. The next stage will  come oil" there. Play your cards well  during the election. Concentrate on  that. Afterwards-���������well, we shall  see."  There was a further silence after  this: thc man continued to smoke  and to stare at the over-hanging  branches; the woman, who had broken off a twig from thc cedar, continued to snap it into tiny fragments.  After a time she gave her companion  another  glance.  "I   think  I  understand  thc   .Pa"/]  she said.   "Leave it to me until "  "Until 1 give further instructions,"  said Von lloon quickly. _ "What j-ou  have at present is sufficient to go  on with. Now, we come to the question of���������money."  "Yes," she answered a little hurriedly. "There's this certain, Otto,  I can't go back to town until I c������\n  settle up with Bernstein. It's absolutely impossible. You may as well  know that."  Von Roon made no immediate reply. But presently throwing away  his cigar, he drew some papers from  his breast-pocket, and selecting one,  unfolded and showed it to his companion .  "There 1" he said. "That's Bernstein's promissory note���������or, rather,  yours to him.    Look at itl"  She made a sudden motion as if to  snatch  the paper from his hand.  Von Roon withdrew it with a  smile.  "My oroperty, Hilda," be said.  "So vou've paid him," she muttered sullenly.    "Well, then "  "Well, then, there's no need for  you to trouble further," be said, replacing the paper in his pocket. "So  you can return to your modesty menage in Mayfair when this election is  over. And. now, as regards ready  money���������always welcome and necessary. I have some for you in my  pock������t-book. But this is a little public. Let us stroll into the recesses  of that charming wood  Come!"  (To Be Continued.)  The Torpedo  Engine of Destruction the Invention  of an Englishman  When a German U-boat sends a  torepdo on its mission of destruction  it is utilizing a weapon of British  origin, since the modern locomotive  torpedo was the invention of Whitehead, a British engiueer. It was in  1877, forty4 years ago, that the  Whitehead torpedo first came into  notice, Whitehead's original torpedo carried twenty-six pounds of gun-  cotton and travelled eighteen knots.  The twenty-one-iuch Whitehead torpedo now in use carries 330 pounds  of gun-cotton and has a range of  over six miles, at a speed of thirty  knots. At a range of four miles its  speed is about forty-five knots. The  explosive is packed in the head of  the torpedo, and is usually guncot-  ton, although the Germans use what  they call trinitrotoluene. The explosion is caused by a steel rod  which projects a few inches beyond  the head of the misslc. When this  rod or striker comes in contact with  any unyielding substance, such as a  ship's side, it is pressed back against  thc detonation,  and, woosh!  ^-^As Nowadays  "What did the old man say whew  you asked kim if you could marry his  daughter?"  "Asked, me. if I could .-support him  in the same style she "did."���������Baltimore American.  No Doubt About It  Landlord���������I've called to collect thc.  rent.  Little Boy���������Please, sir, mamma's  out and forgot to leave it.  Landlord���������How  do  you know   she  forgot it?  Little Boy-  -Because she  said so,  FROM $2.75 TO  $18.50 PER SUIT  Sample Book of Materials mailed on request*  Our40-Pagelllustmted  Catalogue, No* 62 T, of  Outdoor Summer  Sporting Goods is nous  ready for distribution*  The Hlegston SniHb Ansss  Co., Limited  Main Street Winnipeg  (Opp. City Hall)  I  Suggestions to Childless  vonder.  Women in Canteens  Where Manual Labor For the Cause  Is Honored  Miss Jennings, who has been working in *a canteen for over two years,  says that the work is extremely hard  and a real sacrifice by women accustomed to luxurious homes and a life  of ease. "Some of them," she said,  "come to the canteens at midnight  and work until eight o'clock in the  morning. They used to Work in four-  hour shifts, thc night shift finishing  at 4 p.m., but they found it was impossible to get home at that hour,  especially as so many families have  given up motor cars. When there is  a big rush of soldiers the work becomes a great strain.  "In the canteen it is an honor lo  be looked upon as n good washer-up-  That is quite true of all thc canteens  I have worked in, aud the women  uot only hand out cups of colTec���������  they do the rough work -of scrubbing  tlic floors and working ovcr the hot  stoves. A professional charwoman  is only engaged to scrub the kitchen  floor and to scour the stove."  Among the virtues of Lydia E.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is tho  ability to correct sterility in the  cases of many women. This fact is  well established aa evidenced by the  following letter and hundreds of others  we have published in these colums.  Poplar Bluff, Mo.���������r"I want other  Women to know what a blessing Lydia  E. Jfinkhanrs Vegetable Compound has  been to me. We  had always wanted  a baby in our home  but I was in poo?  health and not able  to do my work. My  mother and husband both urged me  to try Lydia E. Pink-  ham'a Vegetable  Compound. I did  bo,' my health im-  Sroved and I am now the mother of a  ne baby girl and do all my own house  *we-rk."~-Mr9. Allia B. Timmons,. 216  Almond St., Poplar Bluff, Mo.       ;'  In many other homes, once childless,  there are now children because of the  fact that Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound makes women normal,  healthy and Btvong  Write to the Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co., Lynn, Mass., for advice���������it  will be confidential and helpful.  Tdeali-im  is   the     contemplation    ot  marriage, realism is what you get.     .  World's Food Crop Low  Expert Says the Grain Supplies Fall!  Far Under the Normal  Requirements  ! The world's food crop is deflcierrr!  and thc situation is becoming alarm-;  ing, according to David Lubin3  American representative of tbe In".  ternational Institute of Agriculture,..  Mr. Lubin is urging the imperative  necessity of mobilizing of Americar?.  agricultural resources. To a corrcs*-  pondent of the Associated Press Mr,  Lubin said:  "For. the first time in many year**,  there exists a deficit iu the supply ot?  corn,, wheat, rye, barley and oats, ess  timated at a total of 130,000,000 bush*.  els less than the normal require-*,  ments for countries open to trade P  The situation is worse than was ex������=  peeled last October. The institute's  reports indicated then a surplus of.  more than enough to feed the world  until August of this year, when the.  new crops begin to come in.  "We must profit by# Europe's ex.-  pcriencc before meal tickets bceom������J  necessary. We can avoid high prices  by the eliminating of waste, by the  growing of more food and also by cf- __  fective organization of our food tup''  ply, which is more important than  getting men into the army.  "Two months aftcr the beginning:  of the war Germany forbade thc us6  of wheat or rye for feeding livestock,  and two months later requisitioned  all supplies of food. Our first duty te  to prevent thc manipulation of food  supplies thus obtaining an effective-  mobilization through the same plan  as thc Germans, thc # substance ol  wliich is embodied in senate' bilf  5973."  Stale News  Railway Attendant (to man smoking)���������You can't smoke.  The Smoker���������So my friends say.  Railway Attendant���������But: you mustn't smoke.  Thc Smoker���������So my doctor says.  Railway Attendant ��������� Well, you  shan't smoke,  The Smoker���������So my wife says.  "Docs your wife believe, everything  you  tell  her?"    "Yes.   She.    believes  I'everything I tell her is wrong."  Manitoba's Demonstration Farm  Manitoba':'. first demonstration,  form will be growing luxuriant cropt  tliis summer, if weather condition^  arc propitious. This farm, thc firtjfc  of u series thai, vvill eventually cover!  the province, js situated near the.  town of Birtle, Man. ilk consists ol'  320 acres and it will be the purpose  cl thc demonstration farms board to  Illustrate what can be done, in tin?,  way of rotation of crops, scientific  iH/riouUure and stock raising. More  half-section plots will be added from  time to time.  FOUR-NINETY ROADSTER  if������s������.o./\                    A TOURING TYPE $69S  JjJOol)                   5 F. O. B. OSHAWA  F.O.B. OSHAWA  i in  i ������������������������<���������;    vou  . ith   Kim ."  "AimI-v-Iiv1  i ' i *  I ������*   .    ,xx,    .- *  .It'  FEATURES OF THE NEW SERIES  Valve-in-head Motor.  Electric Lighting and Starting Syatem.  Three Speeds forward and reverse.  Combination Clutch Brake.  Search and Dimmer Light a.  Double Reversible Windshield.  Oil Indicator Light Equipment.  Heavy Frame and High Clearance. i  Strong Springs and fine upholstery.  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Keep your "utensils  bright as new by usiag  I  German Vandalism  See  War and Insanity  s=  To Bore for Potash  Drilling for potash will be undertaken in northern Alberta during the  coming summer by interests representing Baron Rhounda of Cardiff,  Wales. It has been announced at  Edmonton that work will be commenced at the salt beds on the Salt  River, near Fort Smith. A rotary  drill will be employed in the operations, and a definite attempt will be  made to ascertainjvvhether or not potash exists in sumcient quantities to  warrant the beginning of a mining  Industry. Thc salt measures will be  foored through, and it is believed that  ���������at a workable depth below them the  potash will bc struck, as the geological formation of the district is of  the kind that is found in potash  feelts.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  AN EXCELENT REMEDY  Manitoba's Wool Clip  AH the Peace Conferee's Must  .... Regions Devastated by  the Huns  Von Hindeltibiirg's devastation of  the country which he evacuates, is  partly military, partly political and  partftr punitive. If he could, he  would make it a spongy and unbroken glacis, easily swept by his artillery. Nature forbids that, with her  hills and rivers; but he does the best  he can. Then he probably desires  to impress upon the French people  what* their northern departments  will look like i| they continue to  drive him back over them. He foolishly imagines that this may incline  them in some future day of depression, to makc peace. What it will do  will be to harden their hearts when  it comes to the imposition of peace  terms. The Allies should now make  it a fixed rule that no diplomat can  be permitted to sit in any peace con-"  fcrence who has not seen the brutally devastated sections of France  and Belgium���������of Poland and Serbia  ���������-of Rumania and Armenia.���������From  the Montreal Star.  The use of Miller's Worm Powders  insures healthy children so far as the  ailments attributable to worms are  concerned. A"Tttgh mortality among  children is traceable to worms. These  sap the strength of infants so that  they are unable to maintain the battle for life and succumb to weakness.  This preparation  gives    promise    of  H.L. Arkell, of the livestock  branch, of the Dominion department  of agriculture, and J..H. Evans, deputy minister of agriculture, arranged . ... , , ..  for the assembling of Manitoba's health and keePs lt:  1917 wool clip, which they expect  will amount to about 300,000 pounds.  The department of agriculture assembled 160,000 pounds of the 1916  crop, and prices averaging 32 cents  per pound were secured. The price  of the present year's crop is expected to increase to 38 or 40 cents a  pound.  According to Mr. Evans there are  now more than 100,000 sheep in the  province.  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff..  Bringing Trouble  "That fellow certainly is a dub."  'For why?"  "I told liirn I bossed my  lie went and told my wife."  wife.  When the baby is ill���������when he is  constipated, has indigestion; colds,  simple fevers or any other of the  many minor ills of little ones���������the  mother will find Baby's Own Tablets  an excellent remedy. They regulate  tiie stomach and bowels thus banishing the cause.of most of the ills of  childhood. Concerning them Mrs.  Paul Dinette, Cheneville, Que.,  writes:���������"I can recommend Baby's  0wn Tablets to all mothers as I have  ased them for my little one for constipation and diarrhoea and have  found' them an excellent remedy."  Thc Tablets are sold^ by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  irom Thc Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.  23rockvillc, Out.  No Place for Spectators  There is a comparison which every  anan can make for himself. If hc  thinks that a hard thing is being asked of him when he is required to  transfer fr,om work which does not  help the nation in the war to work  whicli is essential for the attainment  of victory, hc should in all candor  put to himself the case of the soldiers  iir the trenches or the sailors on the  acas, who are not only facing discomforts and privations as their daily  portion, but risking life and limb for  the security and protection of our  country and empire. There is, as  the Secretary for Scotland said, no  sroom for spectators in this drama. If  a man cannot fight for his country,  he can, and must, work for it in  gome other capacity.���������Thc Scotsman .  Mean  "I had my head read yesterday by  a phrenologist."  "Thc fellow must be fond of light  reading."  Tells Just What  They Did For Her  WELL KNOWN LADY MAKES A  STATEMENT REGARDING  DODD'S KIDNEY^  PILLS  Tomp-  Her Secret  Mrs. Andrews���������Has    Mrs  kyns  any intellectual life?  Mr. Andrews���������Well, if she has she  conducts it surreptiously, in the  absence of her husband���������Life.  A Cure for Fever and Ague���������Disturbance of the stomach and liver  always precede attacks of fever and  ague, showing derangement of the  digestive organs and deterioration  in the quality of the blood. In these  ailments Parmelee's Vegetable Pills  have been found most effective, I  abating the feve"r and subduing the  ague in a few days. There are many  who are subject to these distressing  disturbances and to these there is no  better preparation procurable as a  means of relief.-  Statistics Show Marked Reduction in  Madness Since Struggle Began  Probably the average man is under  the impression that war has a tendency to increase lunacy. It is,indeed  generally considered that anything so  destructive of life and property, so  appaling in its nature, would have an  exceedingly perturbing* effect upon  the human mind and cause innumerable cases of mental: derangement.'  Paradoxical, however, as it may  seem, war has just an opposite result-  According to the returns issued by  the various asylum authorities since  the war began, there *has been a  marked reduction in insanity.  It might, of course, be suggested-  that this is due to the fact of so  many men being drawn away from  the distracting competition of thc industrial world into the army, where  life, if more precarious is more varied and interesting. This, no doubt,  is a contributory cause. But recent  returns show a reduction amongst  women as well as men.  What, then, are the general reasons adduced by the experts for this  satisfactory state of things? Well, in  times of peace they tell us that life  is dreary and monotonous, and, in order to vary their existence, people  resort to forms of amusements  which, instead of affording them  genuine recreation or gratification,  only produce languidness and ennui.  When, however, a great war breaks  out, if dispels the monotony of our  lives, and gives us serious and practical things to consider. Hence, instead of causing intellectual breakdown, it rather generates new intellectual  energies.  Purely Berfcal���������Ko poisonous coloring  flfitiseptic-���������Stops bloisd-porspii ic.A  Southing���������Ends pain and smarting, etc.  Pure���������Best for baby's rashes.  f|jBj*fjt al| mttmct*  50c. box.   AU Draggiih and Stores  ���������mm  Aii!.  Minard's Liniment for  Sale  where.  Every-  <���������     Willie Wants to Know  "Pa."  "Yes, my son."  "Is the trough of the sea what the  ocean greyh  jUujjU.  drink out of?"  PERSONALS.  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I havc taken just two boxes of  Dodd's Kidney Pills and they have  done mc good, not only in one way,  but in many. Even my rheumatism  is much better."  Mrs. Macdona's symptom's all  showed that her kidneys were wrong.  If you havc similar symptoms try  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Indisputable Authority  The young husband laid down his  piece- of cake and regarded his wife  across the table.  "Dearie," he began, diplomatically,  "I suggest that there is something  wrong with this cake. It really doesn't taste very good."  "That's your imagination," said the  wife, with a triumphant smile. "I  made it exactly as set forth iu the,  cookbook, and the cookbook says  it's delicious."  makes it tougher,  stronger.  Penetrates into the  leather, closing the  poreB to water���������leather's greatest enemy.  THE   IMPERIAL   OIL  COMPANY, Limited  Branches  Throughout Canada  Catarrh Cannot be Cured  with    LOCAL    APPLICATION'S,    as  the*/'  ..annot reach the seat oi the-disease.  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Hall's Family  Pills for constipation.  ���������M-uwwriffHwmtiai'j^^  answer  mmmmm*    ^B*PK ' mwM*   ME***      *****  Luxurious Billy Sunday  Double Barreled Revenge  Wilkinson was near the exploding  point when his neighbor met him' in  the street.  "That man Potter," hc burst out,  "has more cheek than anybody I ever  met."  "Why, what has he done?" asked  ���������the neighbor.  "Hc came ovcr to my house last  night and borrowed a gun to kill a  dog that kept him awake at night.'.'  "Well, what of that?"  "What of that?" shouted Wilkinson-   "It was my dogl"  Nothing In It  -Do you believe iu  phicnolo-  A Prominent Ontario Woman  Speaks.  "WeUand, Ont.���������"I am glad I_heard  about  DrJ  Pierce's remedies,    wnen ,i  was tired-out and  worn-out   I   used  'Golden     Medical  Discovery'    and  'Favorite Prescrip- i  tion.'   It  is   true  that they are grand  remedies,     and I.  found   that  they '  built  me   up  and  -made me feel like a  new person.   I be-,  lieve I used seven \  bottles in  alL _ I  have recommended Dr.  Pierce's remedies  to several of my acquaintances.  "I have one of the Common Sense  Medical Advisers and think very highly  of it."���������Mas. May Clabe, 117 State  St., Welland, Ont.  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery'is a tonic and builder that brings  new activity to the liver, stomach and  bowels in a short time, thus causing  sallowness, indigestion and constipation  to disappear.  Good blood means good health; good  health means strong men und women,  full of vigor and ambition, with minds  alerb and muscles ever willing. Any  medicine dealer will supply you with  Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery  in either liquid or tablet form. Send  to Dr. Pierce, Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo,  N. Y., for free medical advice.  Dr. Pierce's Common Sense Medical  Adviser���������a great doctor book���������of 1008  pages, cloth hound���������answers many important questions. Copy will-bo sent,  customs prepaid, for CO cents (or stamps)  to pay wrapping and mailing charges.  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets rcjrulato  and invigorate stomach, liver und bowels.  Sugar-coated and easy to take as candy.  Two Washboards  For the Price oi One!  Both sides of EDDY'S  Twin Beaver Washboards  can be used���������giving double  service for the price of one.  Made of INDURATED  FIBREWARE (which it  really pulp hardened and  baked by a special process)  it cannot splinter or fall  apart. Won't hurt your fingers or tear you clothes.  Double value for your mon-  cy���������almost life lasting.  Don't do . another washing1  until you get one.  ASK  YOUR DEALER.���������  The E. Be Eddy Company  Limited        F    J  HULL     -      -     CANADA  ���������A'::?.'  :*&������'!  =5  C**jtl ���������?&tiOtl  often ties  Milt   Cff  ii*������fie nii'ink  M  jjcrrr:  W.      M.      U.  1155  Revivalism  is Now Organized on a  Business Basis  binding a suitable place for Billy  Sunday to live while he is. saving  New York is bothering his Entertain.  iv.cnt Committee. lt was a simple  enough mutter to build a mammoth  tabernacle for him in Harlem, but if  thc committee assumed that a liar  lent flat* would suffice for his accommodation it reckoned without a proper appreciation of the requirements  of modern revivalism. The cvanglist  insists ou at least a house of fifteen  rooms and four baths.  The needs and thc ideals of rclig-  ious leadership have changed since  the primitive days of Christianity,  .Hid besides, "they didn't ktio .v  i-'verytliin' doiiii in Judee." R:\-ival-  tsm has been developed and organized and is now on a business basis,  and an evangelist who carries seer.*.-  taiics, assistants, a housekeeper, and  a masseur with him obviously needs  accommodation to fit.  if the salvation of Nev.' York depends on obtaining a house for Billy  Ci^'ti^      I***    i". H   .**,-.* ������4 *., .-    f * t    **���������    V *     <V������.,-, ,1  ...*., *-i���������.-|/#       *    j ������.-.      m-t   *..*.**���������      ��������� w  *       m t,       ������-*.      m^*.***m.  Is a Fifth avenue mansion too re-  ::.c/.<*. If the :..**.r..:r.or. cf t:r.rig!:'.c-  ou.si'f.'.s it. to be-madc to hit thc trail,  that might prove the bent place of  all.���������From the New  York World.  She  ey?  He���������No- As an experiment I once  went and had my head read, aud I  found there was nothing in it.  Wholesale Coupling  Tliere is a clergyman in an Ohio  city who is very proud of his record  as  a   marrying  parson.  "Why, sir," said he to a Cincinnati  man, who was visiting him, "I marry  fibout fifty couples a week, right hen?  in  this  parsonage."  "Parsonage?" returned the Cincinnati man, "I should call it the Union  depot."  Many Nationalists Here  It is interesting, as showing tht  cosmopolitan character of the immi-������  gration which Western Canada is  now receiving, to notice that out of  the officials of the United Painters  of Alberta, a co-operative organiza-  t5on, thc president, first vice-president, fourth vice-president, honorary  president and two of tlic directors  are American, thc thi id vice-president, thc secretary-treasurer and four  of the directors arc English, thc second vice-president and two of tho  directors are Canadian aud another  director Danish.  Soft corns are difficult to eradicate"**-  but "Holloway's Corn Cure will draw  them out painlessly.  For every dollar a woman spend.*  on hcr dress she gets ahout 90 cents'  worth of show and 10 cents' worth  of comfort*  An engaged couple look at each  other's faults with their oyes closed,  after marriage they use a magnifying  glass.  ���������.-xr^Zm-Zm"-^--:  WL.mW Mm**  JrW . -*,-s4xt*x1ltmn**miv4*mxttX\, ..xt..   ^     ^ ^^^^^ff^^PWWP^^PWn^W P  faiuliWmi'' ni n   mi   i-i InHiUJ'i >  *-       - -   ���������    ���������������������������nr-THi  has never been offered as "just as good" as some  more famous brand; for Sixty Years ifc lias itself  f>jr%mnt      thot  IV** jf* VjfU.  ������<  *m*������V������jf>i*r.  ***%^*       t*M irmr.t^.m\*m>mtrm, #J !..���������  M*������v������      >mttm*tmj\*M. ��������� V������V������������J* ���������  2 and 5 lb. Cartons���������  'Let Redpath Sweeten  Made in csic grade only���������  it."  the hiidi  t*  HHHtitaii  tintm  tn*.mm**,,m,*,m,mm*  mm  l*li������Mi������ii������<Jt������li<  Mi'MMi  *>. ������N ������jit*i-*.*htfcW  lM<til>jjl������ul.  *********** V  535  THS CBE8T0H. BEVIEW  if.  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston' B.C.  .Subscription: $2 a yeas* in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON. B.C., FRIDAY. JUNE   1  for the dependant on those who  came forward of their own free  will and accord to maintain the  empire's integrity is a factor' of  foremost consequence.  Tinso fo ���������������������8&n������M& W*  Now that those in authority at  Ottawa are taking steps to put  the raising of the necessary overseas fighting forces on a safe and  sane business basis, it might be  well to pursue a similar course in  the matter of seeing to it that those  dependants who are left behind by  the men already gone overseas are  as well provided for as the situation  admits of.  To be more precise, hasn't the  hour struck for the taking over  and financing through the militia  department the work now beiug  looked after by the Canadian  Patriotic Fund.  11/  ������&IH_ H    Ha  ^OmmmVr*&&.  -mB--**~,     -SSS.  xgasssa,  ES&SSSS  On another page of this issue  will be found a digest of the report  of the United States engineers,  who for the- past two years have  spent some time in investigating  the posibility of reclaiming the  Kootenay Flats.  So far as it was possible for  them to make a thorough survey  of the whole undertaking their  findings may be accepted as reliable as they have gone into aU  the details very thoroughly, and  the men engaged in the work are  engineers of repute.  Unfortunately, owing to international    regulations     made   and  provided,   the   U.S.   investigators  If   under   the    selective    draft |were unable to raak?  observations  or study sn any detail the  features  of   reclamation   as  obtain   on the  system only single men up to the  ago of 35 or 40 years are to be  called to serve at the front, to lie  followed, if necessary, by the  married men with no children, it  is surely safe to assume that the  present struggle will be ended at  least before it will be necessary to  call up men requiring something in  addition to their soldier's pay in  order to provide for the reasonable  requirements of those they wiii  leave behind.  Through much careful effort on  the part uf those who have taken  care of the work of the many  branches of the Canadian Patriotic  v unu it Suoulu be sai6 to assume  that those now being assisted by  the fund are in most cases being  paid fairly adequate amounts.  With the enforcing of selective  draft there will be no more additions to those entitled to help for  some time to come. Why not then  the government absorb the work  say at the end of the Fund's year  ���������some time in September���������and  either direct from Ottawa or from  headquarters in the several provinces send out the necessary  cheques monthly. Possibly some  sort of provincial organization  should be maintained so that in  case of complaints or requests for  temporary increased allowances  such matters could the more  readily be looked into and adjusted.  The taking over entirely  of the  financing of the   Patriotic   Fund  requires   serious    and    immediate  attention.    Due to the ever-increas  ing living  costs  donations   to the  fund  are  reasonably  sure  to  fall  off,   while  those  in   receipt of aid  from   the   fund   will   be requiring  larger allowances   to   get along at  all with the ever  upward trend of  most of the necessities of life.  By assuming   the responsibilities  now shouldered by those entrusted  with   Patriotic   Fund   work    the  federal authorities would be doing  at least   a   two-sided   bit   of   good  work.    By  getting  this money by  Home special direct tax  if  feasible  the fellow   who   is not   now doing  hin bit  in this direction   would be  made to assume   his  full   financial  responsibility,   and     possibly   the  foreigner   who   finds   this   a   good  '���������onntry to live in, but not to fight  for or invest his money in, made to  do a white man's share and a little  more.    And   it   would also provide  thc luoro-genorously   inclined with  junp,������*.  means   to assist Hod   Cross  .iclivltic.   uv*   '.".   txV-t.h.   that   would  tax the workers   to   know   how to  make  up  thc   wool   aiul   pyjamas  and surgical shirt material (bought  locally, we trust) they   would Imi in  a potation bo have in atock.  Wliil-j tlu* .lUtlimitit-'H are the  moro ������unitLalt.lv luliii'itii.tf Canada's  participation in tin*. ICuropoan  Ntrufff.de they Hhould mitify not  ono hut all the vita) features of the  0 ��������� Motion,  uiui   awn i rod I v   provision  No need to tell you that prices of footwear have advanced, by leaps and bounds  almost, but in several lines of shoes w������ have been fortunate in buying ahead of the  last couple of advances in this line.    We specially mention  Ladies' 2-Strap White Poplin Slippers at $2.25 pair  For summer wear these are the height of fashion and we have them in all sizes.  Men's Working Shoes  Our prices on these are actually lower than the wholesalers are offering these same  shoes to the trade. We have a nice range in sizes and can assure their wearing  qualities.    Buy now.    There is absolutely no prospect of a drop in footwear prices.  Tennis Shoes for Men, Youths and Boys  A good line both for sizes and wear. The prices are right.  British Columbia side, but this  notwithstanding, the enterprise  shown by the Idaho people let us  hope will be infectious to the extent of having the B.C. authorities  get busy on a thorough investigation of tbe whole proposition.  The findings of the U.S. investigators are as  complete as could be  ~~. xl^.Z~~~x^A n..Al ������.Tu~*_ ^_������������������-,������a ..������. ��������� ^  OUuOjtjavJXj,   auu      JJIOJI    it?|JX.rl'l>      (JllCbl;  any and all of the seven or eight  plans submitted reuder the project  worth while���������even without cooperation by the Canadian authorities���������is both surprising and encouraging, and should greatly  strengthen the hands of John  Keen, M.P.P., aud those other  legislators, public bodies and  individual citizens who are using  their efforts to have this great  work given immediate attention.  Not only have the U.S.   authorities advised as to the feasibility of  the undertaking, hut   the   per-acre  costs they have figured   out for the  whole   work    make   the    scheme  readily financially practicable.    As  to whether  it  were  possible to so  reclaim these lands  so  as to make  them   immune  from   any  possible  flooding   that  can   only  be determined by   investigation and observation on the  Canadian  side, and  if the water rights  branch   of the  administration   have been keeping  records as assiduously for the past  quarter century   as they appear to  be now exact data  on the quantity  of  water  to  be  taken  care of in  drainage works should   be  readily  obtainable.  In view of agricultural legislation enacted at the session of the  legislature just closed, the powers  extended the minister and finance  made .available for encouraging  and developing our basic industry,  it seems impossible that something  definite should not now be forthcoming on this reclamation project; an undertaking that/ should  in good time repay the govern,  ment every dollar expended on it,  open up the most likely-looking  farming area iu the heart of B.C.,  ar.d from year to year bo productive of considerable provincial  revenue, in thc shape of taxes, as  woll.  Whether this area, as Mr.  Robert Stark has pointed out, oan  be made safe for habitation by  aotual owners and workers on it is  not vitally important With this  province dnmnnding to bo made  so) f-enn tallied agriculturally and  this 25,000 acres simply awaiting  drainage to bo ready for cultivation  and a resident populaton of some  dimensions all ready to go on and  develop the land it Mooum like a  ou.no of the time has como and tho  mon arc here, in and thu name of  progroa-i along vory noooHHary lines  something of Homo sort nhould  noon   lmpp.m   along  on thin  long-  General  Creston    ���������  WMmm^mJUmmmmtr  l^AmSBtmiSLmmmmmBA.  British Columbia  deferred Kootens  tion proposition  Flats  reclama-  n%m*n  9 mtjaSVSmTS  result  Those of our readers (if any there  be) who are fearful of what may  happen this province of ours when  conscription, or the selective draft,  becomes operative would seem to  be needlessly alarmed, if the number of men the experts have  figured out should be provided by  each province���������on the basis of  population���������are correct.  According  to   these  all British  Columbia  will be asked to provide  is  a  few   over 5000  in   the   first  100,000 called   to the colors.    This  surely is not a  tremendous undertaking if half  the stories  we  hear  as to the number of slackers who  are to be seen daily  in   the streets  of   the  coast cities alone,  to say  nothing at all  of the larger towns,  which  are reputed  to be equally  populous with likely-looking young  men with nothing  more serious to  occupy their spare  time than  the  picture   shows,    pool  rooms,   ball  games, etc., and who, from a bit of  careful investigation,  are not employed at any  necessitous trade or  calling,   nor seemingly  have they  in most cases any dependant upon  them for their upkeep.  Were the conscription legislation  now before parliament to provide  that thoae provinces that have not  aB yet furnished their full quota  by the old voluntary system should  first of all make good their proportionate share by the selective  draft route before other provinces  that have already reoruited ovor  and above their pro rata allowance,  British Columbia would be the laat  provinoo to feel the effoots of the  proposed consoriptive measure.  Both British Columbia and Alberta  have enlisted in the neighborhood  of 7000 mon oaoh moro than thoy  should have had tho volunteer  system boon worked out on a basis  of so many, and no more, mon  from oaoh provinoo.  Of courso, no such system wilt  be adopted, ono very good reason  being that the provinoo of Queboo,  whore nome little trouble in like to  be encountered in enforcing conscription, has boon notoriously lax  in sending along reoruits.. In fact  had Quebec even kopt pace with  tho other eastern provinces in recruiting it in jucit ponniblo compulsory military service would  havo been avoided for 1017 at  least.  Apparently  the militia authorities are not looking   for real quick  action as a result oi the new  scheme of things as arrangements  have been abandoned for opening  the training camp at Vernon,  which in other years was ready to  receive troopa the early part of  June. By the time the bill is  passed, the examining board  selected and all the other organization details  perfected it is thought  Section'foreman Carlson while looking oyer Marysville section on a  speeder on Sunday last was overrun  by a gasoline speeder and was h>  much:injured thafc it was necessary to.  rush him to the hospital for treatment.  NOTICE  WHEREAS certain persons borrowed without our permission over half a  it will be almost August before the I mi.\e of fsfceei cable,   IGG0 feet of steti  ������ * rails, and the brass Sttings   froui two  conscripts   will   be   mobilizing  iu  any numbers, in B.C.   at any rate.  NEWS SF KOOTENAYS  donkey engines standing near the  International Boundary line Port  Hill. . .        *    '     '  If said persons will return this  property no charges will be made;-if,  not legai action will be taken.  Wattsbuirg Lumber Co Ltj>.  WaTTKB"CB���������*> B.C.  The snow is all gone at Sandon  now.  Kaslo had about 300 out of town  visitors for its day of sports on May  24th.  The Kootenay Tennis association is  considering holding its annual tournament this yeai* at Penticton.,  Things are looking up at Fort  Steele. Two of that town's residents  have bought new antos this spring.  Despite the strike the demand for  Poi*dcars keeps up at Fernie. The  agent there has just ordered another  carload.  At the recent revision 825 new  names were added to the voters list  for Trail riding, bringing the total up  to 2700 names.  It is estimated that about 400 Penticton women took advantage of the  opportunity to add their names to thc  provincial voters' list.  Owing to the increased cost of flour  and other articles incidental to the  baking business, the Home Bakery at  Fernie has decided to close np its business for the balance of tho war.  Mr. Ashmore, who last October resigned as principal of Cranbrook high  school to go overseas with the army  medical corps, is reported killed in  action.  A number of Austrians working on  the Kaslo Rectton have resigned from  the service of tho C.P.B , because of  the employment of Chinks on a work  train gang.  The chief of police has been instructed to get after thono Cranbrook  autoists who exceod the speed limit  and who neglect to havo their car  lights burning.  The provincial voters' lint closed at  Fernie on Monday, 14th inBt. Tho  total number of mimes added was  lOflfl, and over ono thousand of thin  The Western Pine fjinohoi* Co. wiw-  mlll at Gmnd Forks, which has boon  idle since lost October, has changed  hands and will bo In operation again  as soon us some changes arc made in  the plant.  Whllo attempting to catch bin hat.  *  ,   m    .. ,     m    m       -.,,, tt*     v* m  WHICH   ������-������������������������'     Willi!     ��������� ������������������������       >������������������������������>>     .,,,,    ������u������������-  ward Hill, a brand now d'*������*khand on  the ritnanior Kokamw-, f<*ll into Kootenay Lake near Nelson on Wednesday  and was drowned, i  RANCH FOR SALE  With excellent dwelling house and  outbuildings, Block 121, juit 812, near  Erickson, B.C., ten acres. Planted to  fruit trees now bearing. Formerly io  the occupation of Mr. T. ������L Hickey.  An admirable investment in a beautiful home. Fee simple title guaranteed.  Am open ffpr offers. JOSEPH RYAN,  Cranbrook, B.C.  Soon be time to orctar them  ���������and better be too early than  a little late.  The   REVIEW  tdem in any quantity desirec  can   (supply  iired.  l^j^^^WMUUtattj  ^mmm^mM^mmmmmmmtmm  hbbbi  iiiMmnimjfMi  Him J-������'iJ*M������liW������^^ '^.���������."���������i-7.l'i^r*Jdnir  THE' CB^STOli. BEYIBW  MINERAL rAOT  FOJUtF  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Batt Fractional   and Yosemite Fractional' Mineral Claims,  situate in  the   Nelson    Mining  Division   of  Koctenay District.    Where located:   On Sheep Creek adjoining the  Rio Tinto Mineral Claim.  TAKE   NOTIOE   that,    I,   A.   H.  Green, acting as Agent for Jonathan  Rogers,   Free Miner's Certificate No.  SJ8516B,  intend, sixty days from  the  date hereof,  to apply to the Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of. Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  thrown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85. must be commenced  before the issuance, of such Certificate  of Improvements."  Dated this 28tb day of February,  A.D. 1917. AH. GREEN  MINERAL AOT  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Lucky Girl Mineral Claim, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of  Kootenay District. Where located:���������On Sheep Crerk adjoining  the Mayflower Mineral Claim.  TAKE NOTTC10- t*-*������t t A.m nm'xtxtrt.  acting as agent for J. W. Crowthers,  Free-. Miner's ...Certificate' No. &5997B,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate of Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of tde above claim.  And further take notice, that action  under section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of improvements.  Dated this 19th day of April. A.D.  1917. A. H. GREEN.  11.S.Engineers  Report Fayorable  "That if in_conjunction with .  the diversion of the upper  Kootenay River and the tn-  . large ment of the West Arm of  Kootenay Lake, levees were  constructed along the river  complete protection could be  obtained against all such floods  as have occured during the  past 23 years."  In the above paragraph the Bonner's  Ferry Herald sums up a very lengthy  report the United States engineers  have made on the reclamation of the  Kootenay Flats, and which report has  just been handed out by the authorities at Washington.  ntm. .-   , j. jp��������� n  .*.ue i-eptu-b loi*  tut; govern u i en u  The shrewd ones are figuring that one of the sure things  this season will be Beans. The demand for them~  is certain to be heavy, and well-prepared Creston  Valley soil will produce them abundantly, provided,  of course, you use good seed. In this we can help  you.    We have just stocked a good supply of  WHITE NAVY BEANS  They are a hardy variety and heavy yielders.  While  T5"S2������    Q^-'-vrtlr    In  011*0   OlJUUIJ.   XOu,  oi-c  'tOt/'rO  tb^-r"   af   17ir>  -'xxt^xxx   mxixi.   jl *  o tu.  trtcxrt  i*"  BLACK BUTTER BEANS  In the String or Green varieties we confidently recommend the Black Butter Beans. They yield both  quantity and quality under most any and"all conditions.    We have thjese at 20c. lb.  Fxj-  GENERAL MERCHANT  SON  CRESTON  prepared under the direction of S.'H.  McCrory. chief of drainage investigations, U.S. department of agriculture, by I>ewis A. Jones, senior  drainage engineer. It contains ten  blue prints showing ...the channels,  the watershed, water stages, discharge  curve, maximum stages, profiles, proposed dikes and ditches of the Kootenai river and the report is supplemented with several type-written  pages of tabular data upon which the  report is based.  The survey pf the Kootenai valley  was started in February, 1915, by  Engineers Jones and Kelly. During  May and June of the same year Engineer Ramsey made gaugings'of the  Kootenai river and the next year,  during the same months, gaugiii'gs  were made by Engineers Jones and  Kelly.  In the  report it is stated  that the  flood conditions of the Kootenai valley  are caused by high water stage in the  Kootenai lake together with the inadequate capacity of the present river  channel.    To obtain relief the amount  of flood water must be 'reduced or the  river     channel    must    be   enlarged.  Partial reclamation could be obtained  by closing nil. the   openings   in   the  preseiiij   oaxiics   Va.   ti.e   nye  banks now  average ten  feet higher  than the bottom lands and the records  show that on  aii  average of once in  three years the  water overflows  the  tops of these banks.... If the openings  in the river banks were closed and the  creeks leveed, from  the river  to tiie  foothills the bottom'; lands' could   be  cultivated at least -thi?8fe son t^ of four  carrying out of this' plan would result in the partial reclamation of  34,004 acres of land" in the Kootenai  valley. Four crops out of five probably would be protected against the  overflow of the river. The landowners should not conclude from this  statement that after such improvements are made a. damaging flood  would result only in five years. It  is possible that two or even three  floods may occur in successive years  but judging from past records such  events are not likely and in a period  of 20 or 25 years not more than four  or five overflows should be expected  under this plan. The average cost of  carrying out this plan would bo about  $30 per acre for the benefitted land in  the United States and slightly less if  the benefitted land in Canada were  assessed its proportionate share of the  cost of diversion. All the work under  this plan is entirely practical but" the  making of the diversion is one that  must be decided by the Canadian  government. . The . adoption of Plan  No. 7 is reoommended. Arrangements  should be made with the Canadian  government for the diversion of the  waters of the upper* Kootenai. As  lias been stated before, no detailed  study of this diversion feature has  been made but it is believed that $5  per acre, for land benefitted in the  United States, would be a liberal  estimate of the cost." ,- .  Plan  No. 8   provides   that   "under  any delay in  arrangement  with  th<.V  Canadian government for   construct-,  ing, the diversion  of  the  upper Koo  tenai   should    not   prevent   the   im  mediate   carrying   out   of  feature of Plan No.  7,   namely.   th������.  closing   of   the river bank   opening^  and the installation   of interior drain-i-  age.    By  this  work alone,   which  it  is estimated  would cost $25 per acre  for land benefitted,   it is believed that  two   crops    out    of   three   could   be  protected from  damage  by overflow.  As a result of   all the investigations  made the adoption   of Plan  No.  7  is  recommended    but    the    levee    and  work   should    be   done   at  Celestino Nigro, a Bossland merchant, has been fined $42 for selling  ordinary vinegar for the malt variety.  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE   -    REAL. EST ATE  DEALER IN COAL.  CRESTON   -   -B.C.  Rob Roy. 136  This Perchcron   Stallion   will   stand  throughout the season as follows:  CANYON CITY  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,  also Saturday forenoons  CRESTON  at  McCreath's Livery, Batur-  ���������". day afternoon's  Fees will be reduced this season in  accordance with the saving t f expense  effected by the above programme.  For further particulars apply to C.  BLAIR, Erickson P.O.  ERAL AOT  FORM F  Certificate of. Improvements  NOTICE.  Montana Mineral Claim, situate in the  Nelson  Mining Division  of West  Kootenay        District. Where.  -       located;   On  Twelve Mile  Creek,  ...    about f mile East of'Bayone Mine.  "i.TAKE   NOTICE    that    I,   Charles  the other-Moore,   acting   as    agent   for  Frank  2   Aiken,   Free  Miners   Certificate No.  * ������6603Bi and  Phil Casey, Free Miner's  .Certificate   No.  6218C,   intend,   sixty  "days from the date hereof, to apply to  the .Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements,   for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the aboye  claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85: must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 28th dav of April. 1917,  A.D. CHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co. of  Canada, Limited  OPPICE.  TRAIL,  SMELTING   AND  REFINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AND .REFINERS  GOLD,  PURCHASERS C/r  SILVER* COi&PER, Liz AD AND ZINC ORES  TADANAO BRAND PIG LEAD. BLUESTONE. SPELTER, COPPER  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters!      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  Ooal and Wood For Sale.  mmm    m9t  Phono SB  m^mT+kf^lEPMrJl VSJ  Sirdar Ave. CfCStott  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER,  C.V.O., LL.D.. D.C.L. Pr-eildem  JOHN   AIRD, General M������na8er  H. V. F. .JONES, Aj.'u GenX M-*,ru8er  Capital Paid tlfc $15,000,000   r rfsppvf nip**   , ciicnnnnn  BANKING  BY  MAIL  This Bank will open a Savings n-count in your name  mid your dooor-iitH and wi<liflrnw;nl<-; can he. tYinde entirely by mail. Interest is allowed at <he current rate.  Write for particulars*  ���������o.  t-m  ���������or,  irJ.'*'������TjYT.Y"J.--*.r,nr|n  JJJiL>J.*j) 4.NI JJ-J .������.  Jx  SHft.  ( ^rntr,,.*-,  49  years.   ���������   ������������������������������������ -a-    >������������������>%*<���������   .-*- ���������'        ���������'���������  The report contains e"������hausti.ye. data  concerning theamoniitof. water which  has been carried between the banks of  the Kootenai river for several years  back and shows what 'improvements  would have to be made to' take care of  such flood waters as came in 1911, 1912  and 1916. The. study shows that all  floods equal or less than that of 1911  could have been cared for by closing  the openings in _the '-present river  bank. ���������"-   ,..  The engineers state that further  protection could be secured by diverting the "run-off" from about 1825  square niiies of the tipper Kootenai  watershed into the Columbia river at  Canal Flats The effect would be to  diminish the heights and volumes of  all floods in the Kootenai river below  the point of diversion. Tables showing the reduction of the volume of  flood water consequent upon the  diversion of the Kootenai at Canal  Flats prove that if the Kootenai had  been diverted last spring at Canal  Flats the height of the river at Bonners Ferry would havo been 29.9 foot  instead of 32.85 foot. If the river  banks were closed and the Kootenai  could bo diverted at Canal Flats the  engineers state that floods could bo  expected in the futuro not more than  once in flvo or six years.  Tf, in addition, tiie wont arm of  Kootenai lake wore enlarged, the river  channel would then bo capable of  handling tho flow of water of all  floods which havo occurred in tho lasfc  23 years vvith tho possible oxcoption  of thoso of 1891,1003 and 1810,'  Eight different plana aro discussed  in tho report for tho reclamation of  tho Kootenay valloy, four for ������om-  roclamation. In all thoso plann interior drainage and pumping plants aro  included.  Plan No. 7 in tho ono which is  Hpociflcally recommended by tho gov-  ormont ongincorH. It calls for tho  cloning of all openings in the rivor  bank and the construction of levees  along the larger weeks, from the edge  of tho bottonifi to the river. The  coiu-ti-iiction of noconaary Interior  drainage ditches with sluIce gates to  permit the ditcheH Ut discharge into  the rivor; the Installation of pumping  ������1jim<u In nrjjvidjj jiiiUkI, f������u- lliti it).  ��������� *  teiior drainage during periodH of high  vvat������-*'i M������������- divjUJuOii of tlic IwiHiU-iijU  rivor Into the Columbia river et Canal  FlaU.  -.     f0-  once with the intention of doing, the  additional work required at an early  date; if possible Fortunately the  consummation of the levee work required in Plan No. 7 will not preclude  the adoption of any of the other plans  in the future should it be decided to  do so and the work, already accomplished would not be :^lostr since; it  would be a requiree part til'any Bf ;i;lie  other* plans.  Plan.-No. 1. calls for a system of  leyees along the river, banks and interior drainage system and 'pumping  plants, ��������� Uuder this plan 31,000 acres  could be reclaimed against a flood  like that of 1916 at a total cost of  $2,100,000 or an average of..$68 per  acre. This plan is not considered  practical by the engineers owing to  the susceptibility of the levees to  failure, the expense of maintenance  and the-high cost of construction.  Plan No. 2 calls for a system of  levees and enlarging the vyest arm of  Kootenai lake. This plan would cost  about $250,000 more than Plan No. 1  and while it is practical is not advised  on account of the high cost.  Plan No. 3 calls for levees and the  diversion of the upper Kootenai river  at Canal Flats. Under" this plan the  cost of reclamation per acre would  not exeeed $47 per acre, on the jiv-  erage if the land in Canada was also  assessed for its proportionate benefit.  This plan involves the co-opera lion of  the Canadian goveiMimont, the work  in Canada being absolutely necessary  to the protection afforded by the  levee system. The levees under this  system would have to be at least six  foot high.  Through fear thnt the levees might  not prove practical the engineers do  not recommend Plan No. 3.  Owing to the cost, about $65 per  acre, tho adoption of Plan 1 is not  advisablo either. This plan calls for  asyatem of levees, interior drainage  and pumping, the diversion of the  Kootenai river and the enlargement  of tho west arm of Kootenai Lake.  Partial reclamation can lie nee tired  through Plan No. f������ which calls for the  closing of all oponings in the present  river banks, interior drainage and  pumping plants and enlarging tho  west arm of Kootenai lake. If all tho  land overflowed in the United 8taluti  and Canada were anse-Hseii tin* cost  per aero would lie about $40.  Under Plan No. 0 which Includes  hohldefc the provision* In Plan No. 0,  the dlveroion of the upper Kootenai  riyor, about six out of (seven floodh  would Vie prevented, according to past  records. The average cont per acre  would be l]jir������ if Canadian UuhIh were  alno jiHHOHHod according to hem-llts  diaiivd. All of the work undo:- thi.*.'  plan in feanibio, way the engineers,  but they object to  ltd being  usu-d on  - .��������� <>f fbeMfrt) t"tx������t.  MINERAL AOT  FORM P  Certificate of Improxements  NOTICE      :  Michigan, Maggie likens, and Summit  : ;=..,....EJell Alineial Chums...situate in the .  ti^els>on  Mining-Division of West.  :   ' Kootenay.       .District.        Where  located:     In.    Montana     Gulch,  tributary to Summit Creek.  TAKE   NOTICE    that     I,   Charles  Moore,   acting   as   agent   for   Frank  Aiken,   Free Miner's   Certificate   No.  96603B, arid Phil Casey,   Free  Miner's  Certificate   No.   6218C,    intend   sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply t"o ,  the Mining Recorder for a. Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claims.  -; And further take notice that action,  under section 8.5, must be commenced  before the issuance of snch Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day   of April,  1917,  A.D. CHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon,Territory, theNorth-  West Territories- and in a portion of  the Province of British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for a further term of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2.500 acres will  be leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made.  by the applicant in person to the Agent'  or Sub-Agent of the district in wliich  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must,  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvoy-  od territory tho tract applied for shall  be Htaked out hy the applicant himself  Each application must be accompanied hy u fee of $5 whicli will he refunded if .the rights applied for nre not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bo paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rate of Ave cent *  per ton.  The person operating the mine shaP  furnish the Agent wltli sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty lut-ivou. I" itti- i-tutt iuit/iJiK  rights are not, being operated, smut  returns should be furumhed at leant  once a year.  Tiie lease will include the coal mining righto only, rescinded by Chap.  27 of 1-5 George V. assented to 12th  .lime, MVI-1.  For 'full information application  should be made to t.ho Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa.  ii������- u> any oj/.uim or jmi>-y������m-iu tt!  Domiui-M* LandH.  W. W. OOUY, Deputy Mhuuler  the Interior.  N.B."  U'Mllltl.lll i/.������ ll 'MjM.J. <������".i<n������������������f tltii  u/lvKvt i>i<>������iij'������>t will twtl  li������������ imiit for.  C"   zjf,^.'--..\-'-r'������',*v,.a  ������������������P'..i.{ffM  ' : ':>'::-K*<?%8S>.l  '���������'; -::' >^>'.^'?1*iE  ::mi  .... A'^-1  *.^\'3%1  ���������-v--"i-T  MP  mma  a  mtmmm  -Ut-j^HMj-M**^^  ^p������nwwmm&'.~^������-.i, SHE JffiYXEW, CHESTQK, B. C*  v*i*n*rv*pnmG**^  Soys for the Farms  Rural Telephones Increasing j The Human  Chemical Factory  At thc present lime tliere are in j  the Province of .Saskatchewan 7i$\  farmers'  companies- operating    tele- j  phone  companies serving  over 25,000 j  farm    subscribers,     and     aggregating  24,856 pole miles in length.  From indications,   not   less   than   one   million j ments  Some Remarkable Facts About Eggs  And What They Contain  The   latest   research     proves     that  1,200 eggs hold all the chemical cle-  dollars'  worth  oi  new   tines  addded  during   the   coming-     season.!  "The   rural   telephone     companies     ot-  Saskatchewan  ure  operated  by  asso-j  Clarions   ot   farmers     under     government supervision.  in  a  man   weiglung  docs   not  contained  will    be j 130   pounds.     This  that it you make an  of these 1,200 eggs  produced.     It does  that the  elements  i  j be equal to  the elements in  j     If  a  person  were  to   eat  mean  enormous omelet  a man would be  signify, however,  i the eggs would  a man.  nothing  \% should be a matter of congratulation that so many Calgary boys in  the public schools announce their desire to become farmers. That is  not the experience in city schools of  the cast, where ihe tendency is to  pass up the farm for some urban occupation. And the school board  will bc in good business if it makes  moves to strengthen this good tendency ou thc part of the rising generation. In such a country ns Alberta  there should be at least as many city  school boys graduate to the farms as  pass into professional and industrial  life.���������Calgary  Herald.  NFLUENZA  CATARRH A3, FfiVBS,.  PINK EYE, SHIPPING  FEVER, EPIZOOTIC    .  And all diseases of the horse affecting his throat speedily cured;  .colts and horses in same stable kepi from having'" them by using:  SPOHN'S DISTEMPER COMPOUND ; 3 t<> 6 doses often cure:  one bottle guaranteed *������ t*llrc ������"e case. Safe for brood mates,  baby colts, stallions, all ages and conditions. Most skillfully pre  pared scientific compound.    Any druggist will supply you,  SP'OHN MEDICAL CO. Goshen, Ind., U?\S. A.  .QWBlWMcliAi^  With  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For  Sale by all Dealers  Douglas &  Company, Napanee, Ont  WOMEN!    IT IS MAGIC!  LIFT OUT ANV CORN  Apply  a   few   crops   then   lift  corns or calluses off with  fingers���������no pain.  crlj  wonderful.  instantly.        it  ay the corn  shrivels   i  up without even irriiau  the surrounding skin. j  Hard, soft or corns be-j  llwe.en the toes, as well as|  painful calluses, lift right j  olY.   There is no pain be  fore  or afterwards.   If your druggie  hasn't  freezone.   tell   hint   to   order   ;  small 1x4.1 lit'  for you from his  whole  sah:  drug' house.  but eggs hc would get just the chemicals needed for supporting' life*, but  ilse system would not digest an exclusive diet like this. The persons  Irvine to live on e������'*ts alone would!  soon sicken, and if the diet were not  changed,  would  die.  If an average man, weighing 150  pounds, were reduced to a. fluid he  would yield o.c-30 cubic feet of illuminating gas aud hydrogen, or enough  to fill a balloon that would carry 155  pounds.  If the nominal body were taken  jus: as it is and all of the elements  extracted from it there would ��������� be  found enough iron to make seven  li.rge nails; enough fat for fourteen  round candles; enough carbon to!  make the lead in 65 gross of pencils,*  and phosphorous enough to" tip 820,-  000 matches. Besides all this would  be found 20 teaspoonfuls of salt, 50  full-sized lumps of sugar and 28  quarts of water.  Thus   it is  evident that  a    human  "   .    -,  J , -   SV J    ��������� -������ .������*-- V ft ���������!  *��������� itj/l **1 *f*^*.I -V ������>  /^ +��������� rt +��������� ^ i������  L'^illjj        XZ>       Ci       tJiiUw viiwii*iwC������������ .uv-.ijitv,  and   the   value   of   a  man  in    actual  materials  is   c.onsiderablc.-  The 100    dozen    eggs would yield  M precisely the same qualities of these  chemical   elements,   and   even   at  the  present high rate of eggs most of its  "Three  Are."  "Yep.   And  hangers beats  It Does  uoves   are  as  bad    as    a  one visit  of  a cvclone."  tlie  paper  GOOD MEDICINE  FOR TH  SPRING  Do  Not    Use   Harsh    Purgative^���������  A Tonic Is All You Need    ^  Not exactly sick���������but not    feeling  igh  would rather have the eggs  the  purpose than  the  man.  used for  French Co-operation  Light French farmers, whose farms  ���������adjoin, and embrace nearly* 600 acres  all told, last January formed a cooperative plowing association for thc  purpose of enabling them to get  through with their spring plowing  despite labor scarcity. They secured  r*i 25-horsepower tractor and a three-  furrow plow, the expense of the work  performed by the machine to be rated according to the area cultivated  for each member. Lots were drawn  for the first use of thc plow, aud after the machine has been around  once thc order will be reversed, but  in all cases preference is to be given  for the heavier land, which can be  plowed only in fmc weather.  A Modest Demand  The Lawyer���������Don't you think $40  a week alimony is a little too much  to demand when he's only making  $i0?  The Lady���������No, I don't. That's what  I used to make him gimme while I  was" livin' with him.  An Oil of Merit���������Dr. Thomas'  Electric Oil is not a jumble of medical substances thrown together and  pushed by advertising, but the result  of the careful investigation of the  curative qualities of certain oils as  applied to the human body. It is  a rare combination and it won and  kept public favor from the first. A  trial of it will carry conviction to  any who doubt its power to repair  and heal.  quite well. That is the way most  people feel in the spring. Easily  tired, appetite fickle, sometimes  headaches, and a feeling of depression. Pimples or eruptions may appear on the skin, or there    may    be  twill cr^c    j-jf   i-bputj-i -i ficm    rtr   nJMirnlo'ia  Any of these indicate that the blood  is out of order���������that the indoor life  of winter has left its mark upon you  and may easily develop into more  serious trouble.  Do not dose yourself with purgatives, as so many people do, in the  hope that you cau put your blood  right. Purgatives gaiiop through the  system and weaken instead of giving  strength. Any doctor will tell you  this is true. What you need in  spring is a tonic that will make new  blood and build tip the nerves. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills is the only medicine that can do this speedily, safely and surely. Every dose of this  medicine makes new blood which  clears the skin, strengthens the ap-|"yyhat  petite and makes tired, depressed  men, women and children bright, active and strong. Mrs. Maude Bagg,  Lemberg, Sask., says: "I can unhesitatingly recommend Dr. Williams' Pink Pills as a blood builder  and tonic, T was very much run  down when I began using* the Pills,  and a few boxes fully restored my  health."  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2-50 from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine   Co.,   Brockville,   Ont.  Arsenical Fly Poison  Rated as Dangerous  United    States    Government    Issues  Warning on the Peril of  Fly Poison  Dr. Ernest A. Sweet, passed As-  sistent Surgeon, United States Public Health Service, is the author of a  government  health  bulletin  on  "The  '**"1 ���������*-���������-��������� ������-* ".....".-. ������������������* .. C I   I . .. r. r. r. ...        V.-*.* L.   J * ft O    *"  ^ JitugiLjjaajVJi    kjx    j-^isuunj.    j--jf x.-xxx.it,  which contains a timely warning on  the dangers of arsenic fly poison.  Dr. Sweet considers their use a menace which threatens every home.  That thc fly poison peril is a real one  is proved by thc fact that the American Press has recorded 106 child  poisoning cases in the last three  years.  Dr. Sweet advises his readers to  destroy flies some other way than  with arsenic fly poison. He says,  "Of other ��������� fly poisons mentioned,  mention should bc made, for the purpose of condemnation, of those composed of arsenic. Fatal cases of the  poisoning of children through thc  use of such compounds are far too  frequent, and owing to the rcscmb-**-  lance of arsenical poisoning to" summer diarrhoea and cholera infantum  we believe that the cases reported do  not, by any means, comprise the total. Arsenical fly destroying devices must, therefore, be rated as extremely dangerous and should never  be used, even if other measures are  not at hand."  Your food will continue to disagree with you, and cause distress until you strengthen your  digestive organs, and tone and  CXXrOAfP-T\ +Vl������* efA1Y������0/������l������ *Wv������* ,r������o*v  do this quickly and surely by  promptly taking a few doses of  Minard's   Liniment   Co.,   Limited.  Gentlemen,���������I had my leg badly  hurt, the pain was very severe and  a large -swelling came above the  knee. I expected it would be serious  ���������I rubbed it with MINARD'S LIN  IMENT, which stopped the pain and  reduced the swelling- very quickly. I  cannot speak too highly of MINARD'S LINIMENT.  AMOS T.  SMITH- '  Port Hood Island.  Their natural action relieves  the stomach of undigested food,  stimulates the flow of gastric  juice, renews the activity of  the liver and bowels, and  strengthens the digestive system* Take them with confidence, for 60. years' experience  prove that Beecham's Pills  Are good for  the Stomach  Largest Sale of Any Medicine in t&eWerUk  Sold everywhere.  Ia boxes, 25c*  gHB W������W PWCWCM RgMgPY. NalN.9������BA  THERAPSOftS BSSSJW  peat succeit, cures chronic weakness, lost viooa  B VIM XIDNSY. BLADDER. DISEASES. BLOOD POISOW.  PILES EITHER NO. DRUGGISTS or MAIL 81. POST 4 CTB  90UGSRA CO. 89. BEEXUAN ST. NEW YuRKorLVMAN BROS  SORONTO-   WRITE POR PREE BOOK TO DR. LS CLSOfl  iko co. HaverstockRd. Hampstbad. London. Bmc  j������������*.������j until |*jrj*j<>trpi^*'AOt>o>>' ������<*j-������V������a*������#j>������     .��������� .m,^^   ^^ ^^ -  THERAPTorii imZ&mTZ  SSK THAT TRADE MARKED WORD 'THERAPION II Ofl  ���������MIT. OQVT.STAMP ASBliBD TO AM. GENUINE 7ACKBT&  Assist Our Basic Industry  Col  li c-  wherc  She-  They Probably Met  -Haven't I    seen    you    some-  some time? j  -Quite likely,  I  was  tliere.  Butler  has  conic  Cook's Tour  ���������Madame,    the  and shc wants  new  to  cook  know  where  Life.  shc   will    keep hcr motor  Minard's  gia.  Liniment Relieves    Neural-  ���������   Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc-  What  You  Surely  Need  9  is a healthy, active, industrious liver.  Small doses, taken regularly, insure that.  May toe You Need  a purgative sometimes.  Then take one S&rgcr  dose.  Keep that in mind; it  will pay you rich dividends in Health and  Happiness.  Kitchen Waste  Finding thc Secret of Economies  Food Values  homes  arc wrecked  from  point   of    view,  in  More  financial  waste of  cause. If,  one-third  a  of    view,    from    thc  tlic kitchen, than any other  as Doctor Wiley estimates,  of   our     food     is     wasted,  I  thrift iu food might be a very cilice  tivc remedy for sonic of our present  day domes*th* problems. With meats  costing thirty cents a pound, aud  half hone and fat, eggs at Ave cents  each, butter fifty cents a pound, and  other things in proportion, we must,  do some readjusting if wc would keep  pace with the procession. You cannot increase your income half as  easy as you can make it go farther.  You need not tlo without porterhouse, but you can make it go a long  way. Learn the secret of French  thrift and iiiul the secret of little  economies iu  food values.  Change  of Seed an Actual Injury  Will wc ever learn lhat change of  seed docs not necessarily mean an  improvement? Every experiment so  far conducted has shown that a  change produced a decreased tonnage.  und lowered quality when other factors were alike. One can easily ac  count for tho loss from the fact: that  after a plant becomes adjusted to the  soil and climatic conditions a change  will   require  a  readjustment.  There is an old 'saying that three  moves are equal to a lire; that is, a  person cannot be continually changing and  nol suffer lost;.  The plant suffers as much as the  human when W* do not give it a  chance to learn its environment.-���������  Dean II. K. Cook, of thc New York  Slate School of Agriculture.  At It Bright and Early  *��������� "When you go home full, what docs  \������iur wife say to .vou?"  "Nothing."     .  ''Lucky  man."  Happens to Agricultural  lege Students  An interesting registration scheme  has been conducted by President  Leynolds of the Manitoba Agricultural College at Winnipeg, to ascertain what agricultural students do  when they leave college. The results  that he has obtained from those ^ at  present enrolled in that institution  show that 38 girl students out of 83  will go to their own farm homes for  the summer, 7 will take outside fan:,  work, 5 will go as housekeepers, 5  as schoolteachers, one nursing, one  office work, and one dress-making, 2:i  not having reported.  Of the male students 52 out of 122  will go to their parents' farms and  work, 32 will go to their own farms,  2 to creamery work, 6 arc willing to  work on farms, but arc not yet placed, and 30 arc not yet heard from.  Unless worms be expelled from thc  system, no child aiix he healthy.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator  is thc best medicine, extant lo destroy  worms.  is no more necessary  than Smallpox; Army  experience has demonstrated  tbe almost miraculous ciiN  ���������acy, and harmlessness, ot Antityphoid Vaccination,  Be vaccinated NOW by your physician, you and  youi family. It is more vital than house Insurance.  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THE AttNOTT INSTITUTE  KITCHENER,      -      CANADA    - ��������� ������������������l.lJliJ    U    I'l I   li  > i ������ n���������l1lil  as  as  MONEY ORDERS  Pay your out of town uvi.-ounts by  Doiuln  Ion   Express   Money   Orders,       five   dollars  costH three ccntM.  ������  Why  don't  you  ever  1:  Ugl  i at  mv  Jul.  c;.s?,k  ���������T.ce;  uiiir..  1   u;  11 j < i  Ught  Up  to  ffxtxr  et   old  am*  and  fe  r-lil  'iii'ttt  tt  Measure for Measure  The enemy must bo mei with measure for measure if we art*, to deserve,  victory; and we shall not get it un  deserved. Germany, we know, has  prepared to put the last ounce of her  strength into this year's ���������campaign'  she is staking everything. Disastci  in thc coming months will be for her  utterly irreparable; she will be strip*  ped of all reserve*, uf power, and  must go down. But to inflict such  disaster we. must, bring all om  strength to bear; we shall have to  deal with efforts' more desperate than  the enemy has yet put forth, for his  only policy now is to "let everything  go in." That policy wc shall meet  and shatter if the nation, maintains  its determined purpose to face every  sacrifice for wliich the government  may call .���������London Daily Telegraph.  A politician never forgets liis place  il he is appointed to a good one.  ���������������������������"JJ'JMjllHIHIIIIIIIIIIUIIMIUIIIIIIIIII-j  Two ttyjftu for m i-lf*tlnn������^  ilfftOB* tho  ?;   MmflMfB  Murine U for Tired Mr**. Una 5  fi >*������������|j<re>j.   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WMW1II V  a:HS Bsnrafiw; c^  ���������H  THREE   WAYS   PRESENTED  OF  ENDING THE  WAR  Increasing   Indications   That  the  Central  Powers  Are  Casting  About for Some Way to Bring the War to an End, as the  Final Catastrophe is Drawing Near  _���������..���������. o : *-������������������ 1  Gerard in Berlin  Kx-L'resident Taft, in a speech de-j  livercd a few days ago in New York,  said "the world is out to suppress  militarism and absolutism, and the  curse will pass from Germany when  the Hohenzollern dynasty is overthrown, and the people have taken  the government into their oAvn  hands." In this statement he has indicated two of the ways in which  .Germany is undergoing strangulation; a third one is the economic deterioration of the whole empire. In  other words, the pressure on Germany is that of three differing but  correlated forces���������military, exerted  by means of armies and navies; economic, caused by unprofitable expenditures and an effective blockade,  and political, encouraged and intensified by the so far successful revolution in Russia. Any one of these factors might prove, acting alone, inadequate to effect the collapse of  Germany's resisting power; it seeins  absolutely certain that their close  co-operation must soon reduce the  "Central Powers" to'submission. If  it does not, the final catastrophe will  be all the more complete when it  does come. Subjugation, exhaustion,  connote inevitable threefold ruin.^  There are daily increasing indications that all the Central Powers-^-  Germany, Austria-Hungary, Bulgaria  and Turkey���������arc casting about for  some way of bringing- the war to an  end. They know by this time that  there is not the slightest chance of  a break-up of the Allied combination  against them. While the Allies are  . not likely to make a separate peace  with any of the nations on the other  side, the fact that it is open to them  to do so may be a means of bringing  an irresistible pressure to bear on  Germany to ask for peace terms,  with an honest offer of reasonable  conditions. Meanwhile the fighting  must go on. In such a war there-'can  be no provisional cessation of hostilities. Against a foe so efficient as  the German armies in France aud  Belgium there must be maintained an  increasingly vigorous and sustained  series of attacks. Sooner or later the  whole combination must break down,  and the harder the pressurp the  shorter will be the interval .of suspense and sacrifice.���������Toronto T*lobe.  "You say.that Miss Oldstyle is  suffering from severe mental shock?  What caused it?" "Why, she's been  claiming that she's only twenty-eight  years old and then somebody found  her name in one of those '30-Years  Ago' columns in the newspapers.  Contentment in India  Large Portion of thc Country Is Not  Under British Administration  "The notion prevails in the United  States that all India belongs to the  British and is administered by  them,'"' says Saint Nihol Singh in  a recent interview. "This is an  utterly erroneous idea, A very-  large and populous portion of the  peninsula is in the possession of its  own people, and is ruled by the������.i,  with little or no interference from  the British. I have coined the term  'Indian India' to differentiate between the India belonging to Indians  and that in the possession of the  British. Indian India,'with its area  of 850,000 square miles, is almost  one-third as large as continental  Uuited States. Its population, 78,-  000,000 persons, is a little more than  four-fifths that of this country. Politically, British India is united. It  is divided into > three presidencies  and twelve, provinces, which arc under the supreme government of India, presided over by the Viceroy  and Governor-General, who is under  the Secretary of State for India���������a  member of the British cabinet. Indian India, on the contrary, is not  one political entity.  "During recent years I have ��������� had  the privilege of coming in close contact with several Indians who rule  in their own right and name, and I  have watched their public and private lives. Without a single exception, I have found the Indian rulers  to be men of great administrative  capacity and statesmanship, all demoted to the. welfare of their subjects and interested in all sorts of  reform movements. Not many public servants or business men in  America or elsewhere work so hard  as do these Indian potentates."  Hated by Germans for His Sympathy  With British  Prisoners  The plain talk-by J. W. Gcrar-d,  ex-minister to Germany, in. New  York about the treatment given  prisoners by the Germans, is merely  a repetition of what he said to the  authorities in Berlin. His unpopularity in Berlin because of his refusal  to keep his eyes shut to -conditions  was extreme. A correspondent of an  English paper, writing after escap  ing from the German capital, said oi  Ambassador Gerard:  "Of the neutral ambassadors that I  met in Berlin the only one who  seemed to me to have any outstanding personality was Mr. Gerard, the  American ambassador, who shared  with Mr. Lloyd George the reputation of being the best hated man in  the Fatherland.  "At the Wilhelmstrasse he was  positively detested because of his  outspoken remarks about the disgraceful condition of the British  prisoner camps in Germany, and  also because of his repeated warnings to the German government as  to the grave effect ou German-  American diplomatic relations that  would be caused by resumption of  unlimited piracy. There was much  talk of a plot to murder him, and I  recall the great excitement which  prevailed when he_ wras thc object of  a rude demonstration at the theatre."  OWTOITS  Ni  c*bVir?ffY  ARGUMENT FROM BASIS OF  DOLLARS AND CENTS  Building Up the Town Adds Dollars  to the Value of &e Farm  Land and Other Fixed.Investments; and Means -Greater ri  Social and Educational Advantages  -w  An American Tribute  The closer your land is to a good  town, the more money it takes to buy  it. We all know that. About the  first thing the owner tries to do when  you dicker for a piece of land, is to  justify the high price you are asking  by pointing out how close the land  is to town and the good roads leading to it. He kno\vs~this is thc most  appealing argument he can put up.  Land ciose to town and adjoining  good roads is not oidy desirable because crops can be marketed with the  least trouble and expense, but there  are other social and economical advantages as well.  Consider the cold' matter of what  a town is worth to the people owning land in the vicinity, measured  from a dollars and cents standpoint.  Mr. O.R. Johnson of the Missouri  Agricultural Station made a careful  investigation of 650 farms and he  proved by actual figures what a lot  rtf -    ' -  chants  make - th  water makes thi  town  lake.  just  Of  as  the  course.  t-r *������������������������***���������>-*.     J������*y������i'\*������*i-'i*"  UC11CIT1 x    vVS-jr  Didn't Correct Her  "That dame asked me for some  consummated lye," said the grocer's  new boy with a grin.  "You didn't correct her, did you?1'  asked the grocer.  "Aw, nix! I'm onto me job better  dan dat. I jest handed her a can of  consecrated lye an' said nothin'."���������  Exchange* . .  Cautions Piscatorial Enthusiast���������  "My man, is this public water?"  Native���������"Yes."  "Then it won't be a crime if I land  a fish?"  "No; it'll be a miracle!"���������Ideas.  The "Groundwork" of  Health, Comfort  audi E'cosiosny  BBERjJ-j**  when days are wet and  "all out-doors" is sloppy,  is a good pair of rubbers,  rubber boots or rubber  farm shoes.  J-ijun Cirifi*  The sure guide to good  rubber footwear���������your  guarantee of service and  protection���������is one of these  Trade Marks:  *!l������.-������  HUOUUK uM*  ".lAf.Aircs -MUTIER" * "GRANBY"  "MERCHANTS" - - "DAISY"  "MAPLE LEAF"   *-    "DOMINION"  Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co. Limited  L<jj.r*������>������*il MAnuSjaCf.ui.viii oi iiubuci* Guauf* iu th** kiviiiujii jCui.^uw  EXECUTIVE OFFICES      ������      MONTKKAL. S������.Q.  SEVEN LAnGU, UP-TO-DATE MANUFACTUIUNQ PLANTS IN CANADA  S* "ttCRVlCE" aUANCKES AND WAREHOUSES THROUGHOUT CANADA  ��������� -.      mrSmrnSiSClO-  I ~^P( f���������^J#r~'"' ^-*tm**~rm*f\  I BraflallflTrT^flfaBa  ^S*^tiytm~.���������..^m*^^t0r'  4������  Caspar Whitney in the New    York  Evening Post  England's conduct towards her  German residents and her German  prisoners and the German dead sjiot  down from those assassins of the air,  the Zeppelins, and delivered up 'by  those assassins of the deep, the U-  boats, has provided an exhibition of  broad-mindedness and of the sporting  spirit such as the world has not before recorded. To observe the collective Englishman at work iu his  town or on the march or on the firing line is to impel you to take off  your hat to him. Those Americans  who^now seize upon every pretext to  take"a fling at 'England will be  thanking God before thc * German  beast is beatenjnto compliance with  decency that iingland is England,  and that the spirit to uphold national  honor and to fight for human rights  still rules at least in the land of our  Pilgrim forefathers. '  Huns Grossly Deceived  Women Most Gullible of all, Writes  Northcliffe's Man  Writing of middle class Germans,  Mr. D. Thomas Curtin said: "While  there are an increasing number of  doubters among the" German mankind as to the accuracy of statements issued by the government, in  thc class with which I inostly came  into contact im Germany the women  are blindfolded and believe all they  are told. So strong," too, is the influence of government propaganda on  the people of Germany that in a  town where I met two Ehglish ladies  married to Germans they believed  that Germany had Verdun in her  grasp, had annihilated the English  tioops (mainly black) on the Somme  had defeated the English licet in thc  battle of Skagcrack (Jutland), and  reduced thc greater part of the fortifications, docks, and munition factories of London to ruins by Zeppelins. Their anguish for the fate of  their English relations was sincere,  and tliey were intensely hopeful that  England would accept any sort of  terms of peace in order to prevent  thc invasions which some people in  Germany  still  believe possible.  Austrian Balderdash  How Strange Is the Austrian Idea of  State  The Vienna Arbcitcr Zeitung, organ of the Austrian Socialists, quotes  the following passage from the  Rcichsbote, the organ of the court  party, as a typical example of the  condensed balderdash characteristic  of this paper:  "in all that concerns the spirit of  public circumstances, the justice and  righteousness of the government of  the State, thc sanity of the con.slitu-  tion and its policy during the war,  wc in Austria arc incomparably superior to our enemies,'How grandly  ntamls thc constitution of Austria-  Hungary beside the constitutions of  St;>**���������������* liVc- France and America,  where the leaders of thc nation arc  condemned to be more mouthpieces  for plutocrats.  "Austria declared war on .Serbia  because our splendid heir to tin-  throne had been nundercd, nnd because it was necessary to root out  thc nests of the couspiratcrs. How  absolutely moral wa������i ������uich a motive  'v*.-?.p. d  for a long time.  For instance, in the locality investigated, thc 79 farms within two  miles of town had an avera'gc value  of $78.70 per acre as compared with  $70.20 per acre for thc 183 farms  from two to four miles from town';  $60.90 per acre for the 126" farms  four to six miles from town; $58 20  for the 113 farms six to eight miles  from town, and $55.90 for the 149  farms ovcr eight miles from town.  Mr. Johnson says that thc most  rapid decrease in value occurred in  the first six miles, after which the  difference of a mile or two from  town made less relative difference. |  In another instance, he points out  that 42 farms valued at $100 or more  per acre, had an average haul cf  about two and one-half miles to market; 62 in the $80 group had nearly  three miles, and the 275 in the $00  group five miles to haul, while 246 in  the $40 group averaged six and one-  fourth  miles  to  town.  These figures are startling.   Listen  to  this:  In one locality investigated, a farm!  of 160 acres two and one-half miles '  from town had a market value of |  $16,000, while the same kind of farm  located six and one-fourth miles from  town was only worth $6,400. And  still, if yoii told the man who owned  the first farm that his home town  was actually worth in dollars and  cents to him, personally, $10,000, he  would probably spend a good deal of  time trying to show you that he  would be better off without the town  at all. We have gotten so in the habit of lambasting our home, town,  most of the time for sonre petty political reason, that we frequently refuse to see the truth when it. is placed before us in actual figures.  . Just thc same, when we gei: off by  ourselves, overcome our jealousies  and temporarily forget about the  town man that we have it iu for, then  wc really havc to admit that the  home town is far and away the most  valuable asset lo every man, woman  and child iu  the  community.  This leads us a step further. Once  wc commence asking questions, we  no sooner h-ave one ol theni answered than wc ask another. Our lirst  question was "What's lhe. good of  the home town?" and we answered it  by saying that, among other thing?.,  it really donated $10,000 to one man  and like amounts, proportional fly, to  every other man owning land in thc  community.  Aud now wc ask tho second question, "What makes a real, live, valuable home town?" Wc might dodge  thc question by answering, "Lots of  tilings," but, really, if wc arc honest,  wc will get close to the truth by saying, "Thc merchants," because without the merchants there would be no  -sown. It i> just as impossible to have  a town without merchants as it is to  have a lake without water. Thc xner-  other things have to be favorable,  but the fact remains, that without  merchants, you would have no town,  and the better the mercantile establishments, the better the    town���������al-  ..���������_,.,.  Now, we move along to thc third  question. "How is the home town to  have good merchants?" Dear, friends,  therel Is no -secret'about:it -at all.  Good Stores iri youi* home town are-  the result of growth. They have to  be invited, encouraged and maintained. You have to get them just like  you mature superior cattle, horsed  and hogs, by treating them fairly  and giving them a chance to grow.  In the language of the street, "You  can't play a -lone hand in your com������  tnunity and get away with it very  long," and the business game is jtiat  the same. If the town is to help you,  you must help the town, and- th������  beauty of it is, by benefiting the  town, you always and., invariably  benefit yourself most.  These benefits are direct and indirect. Building up the town adds  dollars to the value of your land and  other fixed investments. That point  is settled. Nobody seriously disputes  it. It means greater social and edu������  cational advantages, benefits thai  cannot be measured by dollars and  cents, but while apparently indirect,  they are direct again in the sense  that they add to the value of you?  fixed investments, because these aro  among the desirable things foj?  which people generally are^willing to1  pay.  In summing up,    as    the    lawyers-  say, sifting out all the evidence and  considering a    few    pertinent    facts, .  you first v.rant a good home    town. ..  and you want it as near to you    as  possible���������and,    further,    you      want  good roads leading to it.  Now, to have a good town, yotf  must have good stores-���������there is no  other w.iy to make it���������and to have/  good stores and good merchants, yot8  must give them a chance to -live-  thrive and grow. You must treat  them fairly. You do not abuse you?  stock, becaixse such treatment doe's  not pay, and the^ same personal \n*  tercst. is at stake in community build*  ing. You must consider the merchants of your town as a community  investment in which you are both In*  directly and directly interested. YotJ  arc a stockholder, as it were, in you������  home town, and thc better you make  your home town, the better your in*  vestment will be.  You can't makc your home towly  better unless you are- on the square  with it and give the business interests  tliere thc proper chance for a norma^  and legitimate growth. Remember  the story of the farmer who was si**  selfish and short-sighted that he tried  to make money by stunting his hogs*  When he finally sold thc runts, he.  found that he had paid a mighty big  price for thc feed hc had saved.  Just how many of us have driven  into town with any thought of what  our loss would be if that town were  wiped out entirely and never rcplac*  ed? How many of us have consider*  cd that the town really meant any*  thing to us except for a little wil4  talk on our part at times? Hov/  many of us have considered that the  merchants of the town were conferr*  ing upon us, and upon all members  of thc community, advantages worth)  in dollars aud cents immeasurably  more than any profits they got out  of UB?  "So you have taken to carrying  around a monkey? This is going too  far."  "Well, you never go ���������anywhere'  with mc," was his wife's somewhat  ambiguous retort.  S5SI  11,  .1.  A j j.-1,-','., \\  idea of Statel"  I  It might be well while you are correcting your disobedient offspring to  remember thai you did not die  young.  druby���������Don't you think \vr should  have a"more elastic currency?  lllaggo- -lt':i clastic enough. Why  don't they matte it more aeuicsiv r  W.      N.      U.      1155  A "2 In 1 Shoo Poli������V \% tnndo for ������vevy tne. For Black Shoot,  "2 in 1 Black" (punte) And "2 in 1 CUck Combination" (pnatorandi  liquid): (or Whilo Shoe*. "2 tn fi Whilo G.W* Jcalco) end  "2 in 1 White Liquid" (liquid), fotTm������Shoe* **2 h������ ITmT <P-tto>  and "2 in 1 Turn Combination' (pinto nnd liquid).  JOc Black���������Witt**���������Twin  F. F. DALLEY CO. OF CANADA LTD.,  Hamilton, Can.  I  "-^���������J^'SSiS^C.gSgJI  A-mi  -���������--.--^-  it  '������������������''.'-V-^fti  :'?iv-Cl  -/"'-S-j':-1!  a ���������   jagtm.,..-,........,-  '"&$0'Ss&&fci^&&  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^pJ^^l^P^^^P^^^^B^B^SRfi  Pa������awz0Pa&  mmmm  THE CEESttON  BEVIEW  At a fire drill at Kaslo school or, -<*  day last week the scholars were all  marched out in 30 seconds.  Local and Personal  Fresh new line just arrived  and so you are assured that  the-stock is fresh, with ao  advance in price, having  bought direct from England.  Snap in Fishing Poles  Look our line over early if  you contemplate doing anything in the good old pastime.  DrsstonOrug &Sook Do.  Phgnb s?  CRESTON  P. BURNS H Co.  UmiM  CRESTON        -       B.C.  rseaa   \Jfnces  CALGARY;  VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Dealers in  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  aud Qysters  in Season  We have tht goods, and  our prces are reasonable  Power  xtm*m**i^*.*mm.*mM*. .  &p! "tVjlsl 8  Made by the old reliable  Massey-Harris Co.  Don't   experiment   with  some cheap U.S. machine.  Get a Sprayer that  is guaranteed by a  home concern in your  home town, that will  ***m**mm*m****mmm*mmim*m**mmM*0*m0****M******m***m~m**  work when you want it.  CrestonAuto & Supply Co.  R. S. BEVAN, Mgr.  r>KAI.K!n 1N|  Utah r^eoQrir.fo &nrf Chnac  terfmsr^fsa: :������"?>.:'."^'xni'*!r~'>!~-. ������",.-. ������ ������������  Saddle and Harness*  Repairing a Speciatly  Ybabling Oaitxb Wantbd���������  Apply C* Blair, Erickson.  Fleischmann's Yeast the very best  made, at F. H. Jackson's.  Cows Fob Sale���������Several good milch  cows.   Apply C. Blair, Erickson.  Mr. and Mrs. C O. Rodgers left on  Sunday on a short business and  pleasure trip to Calgary, Alta.  S..F. Wallace, a Fernie hotelman,  was here a few days the early part of  the week, looking over some property  he has in the Valley.  Mrs. Weston arrived from Fernie  on Tuesday and will spend some time  here with her son, Ed., who is working with H. S. McCreath.  Tbe export of bees continues this  week. On Sunday Mr. Blinco sent  out several hives of them to an apiarist  at Briscoe, on the Kootenay Central.  Miss Morgan, a niece of Mrs. W. K.  Brown, returned with hei* from Atlanta, on Monday, and will spend  some time in Creston. a guest of Mesdames Brown and Bevan.  The Red Cross sale of cookery,  dairy and garden produce and afternoon tea on Saturday afternoon,  along with a series of three raSSt^,  produced slightly over $50.  John D. Moore, the new road superintendent, whose arrival here is  anxiously awaited by several parties,  will draw a salary of $125 a month,  according to an official statement from  Victoria.  If the crop of plums of all varieties  is in keeping with the show of blossoms 1917 promises to be the Valley's  banner year for this crop, with prospects of the 1915 shipping of 5,370  crates exceeded at least 25 per cent.  M. S. Middleton, Nelson, provincial  horticulturist, spent a few days here  this week, inspecting Valley orchards.  He will continue tbe spraying experiments so successfully carried on last  season in the Walter Jackson ranch,  but not at the Adlard place.  Tom Qnaife, well known here, now  section foreman at Yahk, was struck  by the westbound passenger at that  point on Thursday last, breaking a  couple of his ribs and shaking him up  intern.-tlly, necessitating his removal  to Ci an brook > hospital   for treatment.  The Women's Institute have the  June meeting in Speers Hall on Friday  afternoon next, June 8th. The social  feature will be foremost on this  occasion and Mesdames F. Jackson,  Cherrington and Downs are getting  together a very attractive musical and  literary programme.  High water mark in a single day's  shipping of rhubarb from Creston was  registered on Sunday when *26 boxes  of it went out to Lethbridge. So far  there has been little difficulty selling  the Valley's limited supply of rhubarb.  But at Mission-Hatzic the growers  have carloads of it they can find no  market for.  H. F. Murray, Cranbrook, the  provincial forester for this section,  w*u������ a visitor to Creston on Tuesday,  As yet there is no announcement as  to whether a man will be stationed at  the lookout on Goat Mountain this  season. The department lasfc year  elected a new 12x18 cabin for the  watchman at that station.  Geo. Mead of Fernie, is spending a  two-weeks' vacation with his mother  here.  Plats Glajss For Sams���������A few  sheets only, sizes 5x5} and 6x6} feet.  A. Manuel, Oreston.  Tent Wanted���������About 8x10 ft.,  must be in good shape. Apply Rk������  view Offices, Creston.  Mrs. (Dr ) Henderson and children  and Mi's. F. Jackson left yesterday for  Spokane, where they will spend a few  days with friends.  Spray Motor For Sams���������London  spray motor, in good condition,, two  lines of hose with rods, $15. Apply  J. Attwood, Oreston.  Miss C. McCarthy of the nursing  staff of St. Eugene Hospital, Cranbrook, is home for a few days with  her mother, Mrs. M. McCarthy.  Mi*s. W. K. Brown, who has spent  the past few months at her old home  at Atlanta, Georgia, and other  southern states points, returned on  Monday.  Miss Palmer, junior at the Bank of  Commerce, is back on duty after a  two-weeks' vacation. Mr. Girling,  who was relieving, returned to Cranbrook on Sunday.  Jim Johnston left on Monday for  Revelstoke and Nelson, at which  points he is looking after the loading  and shipping of some machinery for  the new Winlaw sawmill in the  Valley.  The Valley had a close call from  frost on Wednesday morning. At the  observatory in Creston the mercury  got down to 33, or one degree above  freezing. So far there are no reports  of damage at outside points.  The city bakery is announced to  open for business the early part of  June. Sam Woo has induced one of  his countrymen at Cranbrook to  tackle the proposition, and in addition to pa'stry and confectionery may  try out a restaurant.  In the matter of motor cars Creston  is now out of the Ford class. A  stylish looking 5-passenger McLaughlin was unloaded on Saturday for C.  O. Rodgers, and was given-its preliminary workoufrby Chaffeur Smed-  ley of Nelson who" came along for that  purpose.  A dance that should have a very  generous patronage is announced for  Friday evening next in the Auditorium, given'���������'. by the band to help out  the financing of the new uniforms the  boys are anxious to get. Gentlemen  $1. Ladies will please bring refreshments.   Dancing at 9 o'clock.  All mining licenses expired at midnight last night and Deputy Mining  Recorder Forrester reports quite a  busy week of it issuing renewals. K.  W. Smith was up from Port Hill on  Wednesday taking out the necessary  certificates for his group of claims in  the North Star and Davenport groups  up Corn Creek.  R. B. Beattie of Cranbrook was a  business visitor hi re on Monday.  Business generally in that town more  than holds its own despite a falling  off in the O.P.R; payroll on account  oMlie miners strike In thc Pass &nd  the consequent reduced freight traffic.  Cranbrook is going to hav< a first-  class fall fair this year���������in September.  in the Parish Hall last Thursday evening was quite largely attended, and  several hours were pleasantly whiled  away at cards, games asnd dnocing,  with refreshments at. the close.   The  winners at whist were Mrs. W. H.  Crawford, who tied with Mrs. Mallandaine and won out on the cut; A.  R. Swanson of Sirdar, and Ray Crisler, who got the honors for low score.  Owing to the increased business contracted for 1017 the commission charged by the Union this season on Strawberries will be re  duced to 10 per cent.   Last season the  Union charged 10per cent, and  an additional charge of 5c. per crate, so that this season the total  charges wiii be reduced 5c. per crate.  We would also call attention to the fact that this charge is on the  f.o.b.-Creston price. Firms who are operating on a commission basis  are in most cases charging 16 per cent, and in every instance are  making this charge on the selling price at destination.  For instance, when the f.o.b. price of Strawberries is $2.00 our  charges this season will be 20c. per crate. Suppose instead of shipping  these through the Union they are shipped to Calgary to be handled  on a commission of 15 per cent., Express of 42c. will have to be added  and the commission reckoned on $2.42.   This would amount to 38c,  than the Union chai-cre.  W,   Al*   W������4*J,     mmxfxm*^.  16c. ^s*1 crate more  The Union will look after all the grief connected with shipping,  invoicing, collecting, etc. Onr books and correspondence are open at  all times to the inspection of shareholders so that at any. time a  snipper can know exactly how his different shipments haye been  treated from start to finish.  The weak point in connection with shipping fruit out to an  outside firm to handle is that the shipper is placed at the mercy of the  firm's honesty, or lack of honesty.  Should a firm on the prairie find it necessary to bolster up a  weak financial condition by using some of their customers' money  there ia- no way of being sure that returns are correct, except by  taking legal action. Buying a lawsuit usually turns out to be a poor  business investment.  rowers  LIMITED  F"  mm  We have opened up and are  showing a large >rjange of  POTTER'S Fast? Cdloi  Light and Dark Grounds in Stoipes  Figures and Floral Designs.     Also  ���������ii  The financial and statistical report  of the B.C. branch of thc Canadian  Patriotic Fund up to March 81, 1917,  shows that since the inception of the  Fund, in September, 1014, there haa  boen contributed from Creston Valley  points a jjrand total of $3,070, and of  this amount $1,430 had been paid out  to local dependants up to the end of  March.  Geo. Huacj'oft and an assistant had  a couple of busy days of it the early  part of tho week keeping tho Goat  River from the K.V. bridge down  from clogging with driftwsod. At  one time Monday the jam wan so great  that it laoked as if all tho land below  the K.V. right of way would bo fiood-  oil. to say nothing of the possibility  of the bridges there going out as well.  Creston was favored with a very  welcome 12-hour rain on Monday  night and Tuesday morning which  coming at a time when planting is  practically completed and followed by  fine weathor is bringing vegetation in  every line along in great shape. On  the hills, of course, snow was much in  evidence, coming down almost to the  IGGG-fool level In some spots.  Thei* was great celebrating amongst  the local Italians the early part of the  week, the occasion being the marriage  of Teresa, daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Pitro Maione, to John Lorenzo of  Spokane, which event was solemnized  t.... VI*.. It. .... ITKr,*..^ ^,... I** "Wrtlmm tTtrntftrttt  Uy       Mf tmttlttlm       ttmxfti*tx.imj      ...     txm<t������jl        ^������w~./  Churoh on Tuesday morning. Tho  young couple loft on the noon train  for Spokane, where they will reside.  The Victoria Day whist drive under  Christ Church Ladies' Guild auspices  Greston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  was  ���������rss*-  B. G. Wholesale & Retail Fruit Met  LETHBRIDGE  ALBERTA  TO ALL GROWERS INTERESTED;  J***      m.,tm.imtmtJI   #!������������������������������#   &xn*m*   wnt'l   ft**     trttttt   Atf /*������/������*������������������������    A Pitt* M*  m.Jt*f    *������***/*u*f*������   *,*���������,**��������� j, mt.m.    ������������ ��������� ������..,. ������ 1 r  ,.,..m   ������  ;.r~rr  will be-  JIBL  The II C* FRUIT MARKET  Third Aw. &, LETHBRIDGE   ������  We carry a complete  stock of  Lumber, Lath  nttA     Cf|3tio������1*������Q  dilU    ^Illll^lCd  when in need of anything in this line call  and   get   onr   prices.  sUtiki  fll mn> m-m m *������ .m, mm*  UWmMmm fl    ������ H *mm EL* mm mm  iiiif iimm.  LIMITED  0U,Uk������������W������ Mil 0* **.**  Jf  -m

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