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 Vol. IX  Oi������E&^ JUNE 22, 1917  ^t^fsllffl  s  ���������*%**** jr  sk-**%S*^[  -per  The depressing uncertainty that has  prevailed ever;since May 21st, when  Bob Dixon of Wynndel  >������at! *i*������������jr������������������t*>i1-  mm     ���������v# m,  w    ^   &^a*^*������J^.^   .       <*v *^m*.   ..^ ^^ tOmm^^.mff-^m^m^  drowneil, was ended on Saturday  afternoon,- when JProvinciai ;police  Forrester was notified from Sirdar of  N>he finding that day of the missing  man at nuskanook.'//������������������ '" :<'rP'  Clarence Ogilvie, who is on the tug  Errand Boy, which has been working  at Wynndel, came across the body in  the bay at the,.Wright ranch that  morning, while he was ashore looking  up some logs. Ifc was in amongst  driftwood and debris, floating face  downward, and would have escaped  his attention had it not been for the  stench the decaying remains created.  - He-returned immediately to Sirdar  and    notified    of   his   discovery   bv  telephone an*!' on  Hend-  4 1*������ *X9-***%  Mr. Forrester and undertaker  fen proce^ded^t<������: SJjsfdJar^ aiid    ���������  by motor boat to Kuskanook, where  the remains were placed in a.rowboat,  towed; back to "Sirdar, placed in a  rough box ahd brought on to Creston,  where, after Oorcijer Dr. -. Henderson  had viewed them and pronounced an  inquest unnecessary, the body was  placed in a coffin and taken to Creston cemetery, where a grave had al-  l-eady been prepared.  The burial services was taken   by  ' Rev. W. M. Lees, on arrival of the  noon train, oa   which were about 75  Wynndel people-���������the Wynndel school  children marching in   a body^to the  cemetery-���������who came up to p^y^ their  last respects.   The service was brief  but fitting.   In  ftdditipn  to their at-.  tendance theiWy^del^ople showed;  * thejfr* ������-egard^^  floral offeiings of various ^designs. A'a-.  Our i*eadei������^  this sad fatality^ which occurred on  the evening^Siay 18th, and in the  finding of the remains no new details  are to-be added, except that one boot  was missing froni the feet, and there  is a surmise that possibly in the removing of the shoe in the sea that  was running at tbe time, the canoe  was overturned.  Deceased was an old-timer in Cres-  ton.yalley, and has the.distincton of  being the first poultry rancher  Wynndel, at least, has a record of.  Along with Teddy Haskins, now of  Eriftkeon, the late Mr. Dixon came to  Wynndel some seventeen years ago,  and his first enterprise was chicken  raising on a considerable scale���������in  those days. He fa'ftS! resided in the  Valley practically all Mie time since  then. Prior to coming, to Wynndel,  in 1000 he had been at Kitchener,  where he did some trapping, and  prior to that he followed the same  life in the Peace River country. He  developed the fruit ranch now owned  by Norman Craigie, which he sold  about three years ago. He was a  native of Ireland, born at Sti-alnum,  in the country Tryone, about $8 years  ago, and was unmarried.  Ho Was a nian vvho rightly enjoyed  the friendship and confidence of all  vvho knew him, and was perhaps best  known for thc much gotid work ho  did as trustee and supevvifor of the  school building aud grounds ut Wynndel. No death in recent yours lias  ������������������oat the widespread gloom over tho  Valley that is occasioned by the panning of Bob Dixon.  they will provide their own accommodation and will be in charge of a  competent supervisor. If they come  it will certainly help the picking  problem ont immensely.  Miss Hardman, one of the teachers  at Creston, has'bought up the crop of  strawberries on Pto^ .Hilton Young's  ranch, and will be along with a half-  dozen pickers to gather them the early  part of July.  C. Hall has made a similar deai foi  the berries, on. the '-Pochin ranch,  whose owner is now in Arizona^ It is  estimated this ranch will haye at  least 400 crates to market, ahd Mr.  Hall has already secured a likely-  looking staff of pickers.  A Canyon City branch of the Creston Valley Red Cross Society was  successfully organized at an enthusia-  tio meeting of the ladies, held '.at. th*  church {Thursday afternoon last, at  which there was an attendance of  almost twenty, and which :was ad  dressed by Mrs. Forrester of Creston,  a -vice-president of the Creston organization. The officers chosen here are;  President, Mira. Cf. Blair; and secretary-  treasurer, .Mrs.. Bdwaicds. The initial  meeting for sewing arid to-complete  Organization details was held at Mrs.  Knott's -on - Wednesday afternoon.  As soon as the berry-season rush is  over the ladies will give account of  themselves iu the .manufacture of  soldiers' supplies, if present-enthusiasm  is to be relied upon.  Brown Bear aim  ��������� Isaac Stone Clash  Mfnnyon wily  -Jas. Maxwell has accepted a position  With the- C.P. Rv: forestry department  aud left this week for Crau brook to  report fiw"duty. ���������'��������� :aa:  ������������������ ^i^:^^Ddwn|^leff^n ���������* MbndaV-  *for.-;NeisoniV.^^ere*"������^e is spending a  few days with'friends.  Mrs. M. McJoeOd of Sandon is an  Erickson visitor this week,- with her  mother, Mrs. F. j.. Klingensmith.  Mr. McLeod is opening still another  store* at Ainsworth, this month.  Erickson carried off the fii-st-of-the  season strawberry honors this year;  Harry Brownrigg had half a dozen  cups of them .for market at Creston  on Tuesday,.-'.  The W.C.T.U. ladies gathered at  Mrs. Maxwell's home yesterday afternoon foi- their annual meeting and  election of officers.  An estimate of the strawberry crop  in the Erickson section this year is for  close to 200$ crates. A eomsiderable  quantity of this will be sold independently this season.  Al. Hendren of Creston lias been  busy here for several days erecting a  pricking shed on the Duperry ranch.  Mr. and Mrs. C. McKinlay of  Medicine Hat; Alta., arrived tho  latter part pf the  week on  a   visit to  Mr. and Mrs., P. .Putnam.  Fraser & Son shipped out the last  of their 1917 lettuce erop on Friday  last. All told thoy marketed close to  1800 heads of it, going largely to Calgary and Lethbridge. Creston Fruit  Growers Union huuuleu the sulu of it,  Mr. FraBor getting hits cheque for the  sale of thc whole crop on Tuesday.  Fraser & Son will also lead tho way  at   cabbage    marketing    this    year.  Tholr crop, which thoy estimate at  six ton*"),   will start going  to market  next week.  Issac Stone, jone of the local Indians,  all but secured- passage to the**happy  hunting j^puiads on Saturday aft* r-  noon last, iihi;an encounter with a  ������������������grizzly bear as big as a bull," to hear  Issac tell it, but which turned, out to  be a good siszed-brown.    "  Along wifc$f; a partner, and their  families Stone had gone to the Kitche-  nefr ccnnitry iSj������hie days previous, and  had- already l^kenfl. couple of nice  blacky bears.ifv Abpjut noon on Saturday Stone came up on this brown one  and despite tiie .fact that he put six  bullets into the animal, one of which  broke his rigfetifore; paw, on following  his big game ;iijto the brush the animal  resented the Attention of Stone's dog  and svvung {around to chase it off,  thus c<)ming back at the Indian quite  unexpected!^; ���������"''���������'.���������  From''the marks on his body bruin  ji-s    __^;_j;*jl-'.'..u-i1:'~ ...:. ...it-v. u*io  left paw. his|elaws very deeply going  into Stone's leg. 'itis forehead and apparently also got his teeth into his  right arm bitting : through ifc in' one  place. While all this was taking  place theP djg seems to have come  back : to the attack and successfully  engaged the; bear's attention long,  enough to allow * Stone to make a get  away and rejoin his partner.  The injured redman Wins immediately loaded into a democrat and brought  on to Creston- where Dr. Henderson  took hfm iu" charge. Although ** cut  and gashed in numerous places unless  blood poisoning develops Stone is expected to be Ground again as good as  new in time, despite^ the fact that he  is a tedskiu of almost 80 years.  all kinds of dainties. No doubt we'll  hear lots of fish tales of "How they  lost the big one.  Mrs. Ashley Cooper is spending a  few days With her husband, Lieut.  Cooper, at Bonningtoh.  X' raiiB. JxjxKimjrxo,  Supply ������f Berry  ing J. Johnson for the past two weeks,  returned to Calgary Wednesday.  Miss Marie Hagen. who has spent  the last couple of weeks with friends  iii Cranbrook, returned home Sunday.  Mrs.. E. Butterfield is spending a  coupleof weeks with her daughter-in-  law* Mrs. J. Butterfield, at Wilmer,  EC 5  Mr. and Mrs. J. Simon and children  of ToiwSto, Ont., arriyed on Tuesday  to spend the summer, with the latter's  mother, Mrs. J. Johnson.  All the school children and a large  number of the older people Were in  Creston on Sunday to attend the  funeral of the late Mr. Dixon.  Frank Staples came in on' .Wednesday a***^ wil! spend the season ^here.  seeine? to the nickiner of the berries he  has purchased:from J. J. Grady, y  Berry season has commenced, J.  Bathie shipping   the    first  crate on  TV7*jHr������c������=H������.i7. nnA rt������v <������ii.������'lie������*'' f.li&n-'huit  ���������-^���������������������������   -���������^ ������ ��������� *~��������� ���������'- ��������� .j  ���������-       ��������� ~.    ~-"Yv" -~ ���������.-  year.   On Thursday six  crates ".were  shipped. -.-  On account ;of the drop in attendance to jbhree pupils the school was  closed down this week. Teacher, J<  J. Ashton has resigned his posioion,  and left on Tuesday for his home in  New Westminister.  Although a:: few cups of the* 1017   :  straw berries have already made.their '  appearance in town/ and possibly  a  crate or >.two may   be moving from  Wynndel before the week  is   out, it :  will.be   well   along   into next week  before this   class of fruit can be considered oh the shipping list.  One thing is absolutely certain now *  and that is that the supply of pickers  will be at-least  adequate for almost  any emergency.   Due possibly to the  .miners strike, anew source of supply P.  is opened-up   at Fernie,  where the  I.O.D.E., a woman's organization, has  been   heard   from   offeri*ag   to   seud  along an. unlimited supply of likely ���������  'help. .   ��������� ��������� .    ."  ��������� The Soldiers of the Soil peeiple at;  Nelson have been equally energeti  and iu a letter to Tna Rbvisw from  Rev, O. M. Wright, the head of the  movement, on Wednesday, he states  that- arrangements are progressing  favorably.    He says in part:  "At present we expect to have  aboat 20 boys at Creston, in camp on  the Recreation Grounds, if these are.  available, under "W. P. Freeman, one  of our High School teachers, who will  tie general^ supervisor. At Wynndel  we hope to have 30 boys for the straw- .  berry season. Our committee has  asked the Nelson Y.M.C.A. to release  their secretary^ D. G. Macdonald* to  take charge of this camp.   We also  ���������;::.'^V?.ySl  .-.���������*':s!4"M'S  AAAmm  or-'-vS-sa  hope.tp have a cariip at Canyon City^���������.  Creston visitors   for the week were:  8or 10Wys--?-nnder R..B,; Morris, who  Mrs. W. J. Cooper, Mrs. Carl Wigen, j has been^.w-orking.all winter with a;  Miss Merle Bathie,   Miss Annie'John- < fine groijp'of boys,  who will go as a  son, O. J. Wigen, E.  Butterfield, J. J. I unit to^ganyon.       ...,.,.  Creameries After  Creston's Cream  j Ashton, P.  Offner and Charlie Bia-  four.  oeen unusnslly bu^T  .   Looks^as ihpresto^-rous^jiava  unusnslly bu*^? tnia'weeK.  r;.AAmr  MiOtW &iimfiSm0  Guy Browoll came In the early part  of tho week from Nanton. Alta., and  is spending a fow days with his  family horo. He states that the grain  crops In that part of the prairie  <w-**-)Try ������������**������ lnoUlri*jvflti������������������.  Geo; lirodorlck has gone to Waldo,  where he has taken a position as  scaler in ono of tho mills at that point.  Tho C.P.R. paint crow now operating at Creston are expected along any  day now to brighten up the station at  this point.  Worn comes inuu i-iei-ioii Miin **������-������*���������������.  that thc mon'ii committee on boys'  work In that city, io buoy now trying  to get eight or ton boy������ to come here  for thc berry season and If succoaaf ul  As yet there Is no announcement as  to whether the Union will havc a man  looking after their interests here for  tho soft fruit sonson this yoar or not.  If tho C.P.R. and Dominion Express  Co. ofllcluls live up to their promise  given tho Union a much bettor arrange  i.jv j*l wiii  l>i\xVi.il    Ik-jcv   i'jirt ��������� yt^xr xiii'  fruit   -drippers.    AsHuranco   has been  given that a door vvill bo cut in tho  end of the warehouse whioh  will do  away with tho drlvo up the nono-too-  safu platform  that obtained In T010.  Tills yoar shippers   will have to sort  up their iituli a llttlo lu'trui.      It   will  go Into two curs, one   for point** east  and tho  other for -nationo north or  Macleod,    Mh1ppe.rt-������   beln-j'    jinked   to  .Uk'ai'Ki* uhlpia-jijl*'  im   thut there will  be no   getting It Into the  wrong car  and thus go astray.  There's quite a "keen demand^ for  Creston Valley cream this year. Last  week this section :was favored with a  visit from J. C. ^Phillips, looking after  the interests of the Cranbrook Butter  Co. On Tuesday and Wednesday E.  W. Langley was here; gunning, for  patrons for the Curlew Caeamery Co.  of Nelson.  This lattei firm is at present operating three butter ahd icecream making  plants, two of which arc in B.C., at  Grand Forks and Nelson, with a  third jit Curlew, Wash. They took  over the creamery at Nelson about  two years ago and right now ~ have  about transformed it into one of the  tidiest buttermaking plants in the  province, operating a 1200 pound butter capacity chura as well as having  their own i'je making plant. "*"  Right now they are paying 15 cents  a pound butterfat, and the same price  applies for either sweet or sour cream.  Cream shipped from Crow points is  taken in charge the same evening it  reaches Nelson. Another feature they  have found of great help to their  patrons is tho follow-up system. A  bystcmatlc check is kept on all cream  tested And. shippers promptly adyisod  when the quality of their cream is  falling down and explaining the probable cause for its doflcioncy.  Last year, Mr. Langley tells us, that  the total output of their three plants  averaged 6000 pounds of butter dally  and that iu th������i ice- craim r.o:tson thewo  Bamo plants were turning out 7i>0  gallons of this favorite hot weather  refreshment each day, thoir market  for tho latter extending to many  Okanagan points, and ou to Murritt,  in the Slmllkamoon country.  He mot with every encouragement  during, his short ������tay horo, and will be  Utrli nn a more������Jttmid������*d trip in a few  weeks.  Biath���������On June 14th, to Mr: and  Mrs. Arthur J. Collis, a daughter.  Victor Carr was a visitor 'at Nelson  the latter part of the week for the  session of the Dominion Railway  Commission.  Haying has ^commenced in these  parts. W. A. McMurtoie was busy  the early part of the week cutting the  first crop of alfalfa along with some  rye.  Mr. and Mrs. Foster and two chill-  ren of Calgary arrived on Sunday for  a visit with the latter's parents, Mr.  "M^-Eireeman will likely arrive  ntv  and Mrs, W. Barraclough.  Mr: and Mrs. Jackson of Carbon,  Alta., arrived on Wednesday, to spend  a short holiday with Mr. and Mrs. R.  Stewart.  All points in the Valley will please  take notice that Alice Siding claims  the honor of exporting the first orate  of strawberries of the 1017 shipping  season���������and still has about 3000 more  to go out. Thr initial crate is from  the Barraclough ranch and was shipped through the Union yesterday.  Jacky Smith, who has been laid up  in an English hospital for almost  eight months back, recovering from a  shrapnel wound which cost him one of  his logs and necessitated a series of  operatpns. Is now getting along with  very little medical attention and is  expecting to get hack to Canada the  early part of July.  Mrs. R. Stewart canto within 24  hours of capturing tho "S alloy honors  for early strawberries this year, having a few cups to market on Wednesday. Mr. Brownrigg of lirlckson,  however, had brought in a small supply the day provIons. Tho experts  are ajjre^d^ however, that the Stewart j express cars.'  jy^*f|^^,o^^h������9pth,  'le^yr-raH-^^^  ,;!j"i������ysiiyj'^ 3.; Pit P.  anyone'ciin handle boys ^  can' ahS'l-am^^sure the fruitgrowers- ^  will enjoy th*eir Celadons* with W  "We hope to arrange a public meeting in Creston" *st the:~ outset when the "j  ranchers and fruit growers can get together to hear of this' nation-wide .  movement to prevent waste. The  boys are now being enlisted and there  is a good response."  . And, quite natural like,  now it in  noised abroad that a liberal supply of  outside help is available, Valley youths  of all sizes and ages are coming forward in numbers never  known of in  past years and asking that work be  reseryed for them.   And most likely  there will be plenty of work, for all.  Those   interested   are not expecting  perfection from the imported, pickers  any more than from the local help  and, besides, the season will likely be  a short one, with plenty of fruit to be  gathered evoay day while the berries  are on.  Prospects for a bumper yield were  never more promising than they are  right now for both strawberries und  raspberries, and with a considerable  downpour of   rain within  the   next  few days-a record yield of the early-  season berries would be assured.   It is  expected pickers will draw down as  high as 86 cents a crate for strawberries and 50 cents for raspberries.  ���������   The Dominion Express  Company is  this year emphasizing the necessity of  greater co-operation on   the part of  shippers,   Two    ventilated  cars  are  being  proyided.   One  of  these  will  take on  berries for points north of  Mrcleod,   Alta., and   the   other  the  Crow line and east points.    At pointH  where thero Is no express   company  agent the men in charge of loading  the .fruit will bo providod with two  trucks, one of each to bo loaded with  the fruit to go into the two different  If this detail Is watched  ''mm  ':..-:��������� Vj*.':V:;vVh".  . "ii'ft'j'&i  ��������� ���������;.! -:>f-:;i  --,:.'n\-.-i---.-.r  ���������r:r-::*'r  ; ^i'-'tl  E.   Butterfield  visitor lost week.  was   a   Cranbrook  Mrs.   Smith   and   two children   of  \/tiJiMinwiJV Im vtH������������ !������>(������    V������������.������������ ������������i������itj������M*   Miii.  E. WilHamfl.  Quito a few of tho ftoht-rmen from  here uic at Summit Creek this w.-ck  tempting the ipecklod beauties with  berries woro much tho riper.  Cooll Moore met with a very painful  nuHhapon Friday eyening lust. While  at work with the undiluted lliuo-  Hiilphur spray mixture thu dipper ho  wan handling it with unexpectedly  dropped back Into the bucket t-plaHh-  Ing a coiifjldcrable quantity of It Ji^to  his eyes, one  nf which was seriously  carefully considerable timo will be  saved in loading, and there will Imi no  poauihility of fruit getting to the  wrong destination.  Tho estimate of thu Valloy soft  fruit crop is now placed at 82,000  cratee, depending, of course, to quite  an extent on the vventher. Of thin  l.UK) will  bo loaded at thu Iteed - &  tJII,u^l/<:tl.  mediately summoned and the patient  In recovering nicely, with little or no  damage anticipated to tho sight of  either optic.  JJ.W     XiXtt.  JJJJ.J'JJJ'J    ittA'^,,     ,,ll������f     JIKMH! JJ.!/     'x\  Ntop at Alice Siding, whora a new  (���������.hipping Mho<d of good Hi*/.e l������ now  erected on land loaned for thc puri>om  by Htace Mmith.  sammm&sssBm  m  MM  Urn  >   ti('\.kjttWJ>^J.Hrf������������jVWl  ���������jl-i?^<j*'l ;v^^?S|*i?^^^  A^M**^!^  SrBE BEVTEW. -CEBSTOK B> a1  ������3 H ^ 4*.  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  ���������".".'"j-am  SSWJ  l.'j|������j.u.".m  \  SCENTS PER PUSS  i������'in.'"';^  '���������I'D UC  llin ������ WI MMS" I  mmtinlK  Jr*  JWfew  THE  AMARANTH  *%  ^  f   !���������  .1 T K  ���������*~/JLj*xJ   JLM  ��������� BY���������  J. S. FLETCHER  WARD. LOCK & CO.. LIMITED  Lwdim. MsjtxtufBe. mii Ttf������m������  lhc present generation, my daughter"  ���������here hc waved the glasses towards  the group which had drawn .'.part���������  "my daughter Manna is actively engaging herself in what one inig.ltI almost term the aggressive movement  of���������shall 1. coin a word?���������fonvurd-  isnv���������yes, forwardisni expresses what  1 mean.     She belons* to various wo-  .1  j men s   societies,   association''.  enter-  i, 1 con-  in      ���������-*. in -  liigher  then r"  "Is ihe development of the  life in a native an absuacth e,  demanded   Marcia.  "1 don't, know what tin- development' of the higher tile iu a native  is,"' retorted \leovge h.Hington brusquely. "I know what it means lo  provide and to keep np an army and  a navy, ami to find money for education and. a heap  of other  things."  "In other words, to minister to the  mere reader," said Mania calmly.  "It is (lie curse, of all parlies. I  don't   hlame.   yours   alone,   ticorge."  "Thank   goodness!"   exclaimed   Kll-  3SS  J  i. Continued.1  iuiroduced  Then  he  Vcis  sistci-, -.ind  legal  aspect,   whose  ills' father, and  a young' gentleman ol  name the visitor  ���������tailed to catch, and Mrs. Trcssing-  iiani shook hands with everybody..  and protested that canvassing was  awfully hungry work, and immediately attached herself to Ellington ."senior,  whom   she   had   known   by   sight  prises���������with sonic of whi  fess, I am not altogether  j>i-.thy."  Hilda turned Ijj bestow   a moment'  glance     op.     Miss   Marcia   Kiimgion  She.   had   already   sized   up    KUiugUm.; ingtou.     "And don't   try   to   take,     a  Senior and his daughter-in-law. lnitotc irom me, Marcia.. I shall want  her opinion neither were of the plas-jevcy one I can gel. That's why it's  tic. type represented by George; neith--( so good of Mrs, Tressingham io  e r would at an yiime be easily led or: help ,Ue.     Wc  wain every  helper wc  then;can  Life Saving Devices  Submarine warfare has resulted in  numerous improvements in life preservers and buoys. The passengers  on any ship that sails the. Atlantic  today arc likely to find themselves  bobbing' about in the icy water with  ro support but a cork jacket. Some  time ago a number .ot sailors on a  tovjiedoed shin saved iheir lives at  night by signalling to the rescuers  villi little electric. Hash lamps. This  principle lias now been incorporated  into the latest life buoy by an attachment which carries electric flash  lamps as part of its equipment. The  lamps burn steadily as soon as the  buov hits thc water, and serve to in-  Stephen   Kllingtou,   then jean    muster. Crashau's       almost j dicate the position oi the person sup-  his  seventieth  year,    audi sweating  with  fear.     So you'd better; ported    to    any    boat that     may  be  those old gentlemen who i put your  principles  in   your    pocket,! searching   for  survivors. ���������  ey   had  been     specially j Marcia. and go out and  tell  thc peo- j   patent  process in; pie that   as   they   can't   get   that   rare,  and  wiry   in     old j perfection  which   you     would       give  and j them   if   vou   were     dictator,     thev  had  and  influenced .  approached  was our. of  look  as   if   i  preserved  by   some  o.der to look well  age.      He   was   tall     and     thin,  somewhat  ascetic   of   aspect;   he  a  sham  nose, a  cold, bright  eye,  Women's Work  Secretary Lane condensed a volume, in a few words when be suggested that-thc women of this country  taise their own vegetables, <;an their  own fruit, prevent .waste In the'home  and inspire their 'men with -patriot?  ism. The waste of foodstunis in this  counlry in one week would feed the  Belgians for a year.���������Washington  Tost.  WU V JL*JJ*.**< JL  JL jM1j\*4U     jco  Summer  Sporting  Women  The   Labor  .'   h  ������11 her life,  before,  and   began  very   attractive   to  never spoken to ', a  ----'*     herselt  was  not  io   make  him.  e,"   said   F.Hiugtoi  Senior,   who   was   as   precise   in     h;-  speech  as in  his  gc-.-eral notions.  was  not: aware  that  yov*   took  an  iu  political  mouth which denoted nrnnu-ss^ severity and a disposition to judicial  pronouncements; a precise formalism  better   take  by electing  a   small   step   towards jt i  mc again.   We  can  give!  Trades  issued by  thc  survey  teresi  in  ina-.rs.  in British  , .      j jh:   j.aijuj   via^eiic,  British   Board  of Trade,  in a  df the  movement of women, into  thc  industrial held in Great Britain since  ,, ,   ,.      .   S)~   the wtfr began,  finds  that  the  actual  give then, that mighty   nmnber oE wouien who have directly  ,---,. f    - f.M     ,i-' ������af y������U- dmU11 01- C- yoU  s������in& I replaced   men   iu  various   trades   and  ..seemed to oo/e trom every und .>1, 1o exercise your persuasive powers; ofcssious antl *��������� agriculture and  Ins garments, Quaker-liKc m hue <md agam this afternoon, Mrs. I ressing- manual )aKor is 933,000. These fig-  cm .    His upper Up was clean-shaven, j l,a^ ures are % October 31 last, and it is  Hilda beamed upon lum. ,M I believed tifat  the   number has    been  Ot   course!     she.    answered. 1  them a crumb or two, you know*,  en if we can't  | the rest of his chin and checks beard-j  I cd;  the  beard   was     trimmed     to     a  .1  tV  I  negtectea  itr. atraia  -h������t   i  iv_ve  my     opportunities-,"*     replied     Hilda. I  "But   I  am  striving  to  atone.     And. j  ���������.Uy,   you  know,   Mr.   FlHrsgTon.     li  oprortuiiitv,'  have always}  res  point as precise as the black cravat  which ii partly concealed; his frock _  coat hung' in straight lines; his boots j  were  square-toed."'   Hilda set  Elling-'  ,        - -   -     ,     , , ^ ,_ ;,.- ; ton   Senior  down   in.    hcr     innermost'  have  not  had  so  mucr      oproram o  _ Puritanical  old  prig  who  after ad.  , Howe*, er,, w e  **.*\ e *,v,.,>s probablv  as  purse-proud as     he  been on  t.:c  ngut ^>e ^       j was  lra*maiical.       And  turning     to  'Ye���������os, rcmarKea Ei.ington ���������><:������- \ g:vc Marcia a quick inspection, she  ior, swinging* his eye-glasses. "\ ���������"<.;_,. .... ^c. conscious that Miss Ell-  Still, I do not remember tnai a-ur.pg j jr���������loll xxa^ much more like her father  the time in which I represented we th������n her brothcrs. She had dim  town m Parliament, or m lUe t"11"-i ^collections of having heard that  during which my son r.as represented j ^hfi had bee,n at Girton, or Newnham,  it, any mtmoer ot your tamily has ��������� Q. at gomc otber cqua*ny horrible  actively engaged in Uiese contests, j placc_- t].at sUc spoke at meetings, and  broui-.-r oeing a Pecr I occasionally contributed articles on  ...'political and economic subjects to  *' i the newspapers and periodicals; now  , ���������     ,,,      ,     ,    . ,     ���������,, j that she met her in the flesh she was  make  up.       she  looked  round    anu|     ite dispose<i lo believe all these ru-  snuled at     young    Mrs.     tlhlngton.j ,���������rtt.c       Marcia Ellington was one oi  Of course, your  of the realm   ''Couldn't   intcrefcre.     of     eour  said Hilda.       "Well,   r>*.\     going  must, at anv rate, do an eight hours'  day."  "Then 1. think you and my wife  might tackle that St. Sepulchre's district again," said Ellington. "'.I've  two or three committee meetings, but  I'll try to join you later on. You'll  go with  Mrs.   Tressingham,  Lettyr"  Hilda turned one of hcr most fascinating* smiles  on her hostess.  "Do comc!" she said. "We shall  achieve wonders���������together."  And she knew from Letty's answering smile that Letty would be only  too- delighted.  (To Bc Continued.)  augmented  greatly   since  that  date.  Between July 31, 1914, and July 31,  1016. 35.000 were added to the number of women who bave "permanently" aud directly replaced men in agricultural pursuits in' the United Kingdom, bringing the total of women  thus employed up to 115,000.  Write for Catalogue Ko. 62  The Hisgsfon Smith Arms  Co., limited  491 Main St.      10142-lOlst St.  Winnipeg, Mao.     Enseal������!*, Alta*   ���������A ;   J  Timid Suitor���������I suppose when you  recall what a handsome man your  lirst husband was 3-011 wouldn't consider mc for a minute?  Pretty Widow���������Oh, yes T would���������-  but I wouldn't' consider yon for. a  second;  Butter Production in Witinlpeg  Over 2,300,000 pounds of butter was  manufactured in Winnipeg" in 1916.  The Crescent creamery made 5>G0,O(Kj!  pounds; T. Eaton and company 500,*  000 pounds; City creamery 100,000;  Holland company, 200,000; Manitoba  .tttft ftftft .. -.   m 't\ . .t..;_.,  creamery,    zuu.wv*',    anci       xsuniimou.  creamery, 200,000.  'To  share a thing" with a friend is  to add to its weight and substance.  who was watching her with absorbed  interest. "I shall come to y.iu for  counsel and instruction, Mrs. Ellinjr-  Jon," she added. "1 suppose you're  an adept by ihis timer"  Young Mrs. Ellington blushed and  glanced nervously at hcr husband.  J-kit the new Civil Lord was engaged  in conversation with his sister and  thc yotnuv, legal-looking gentleman,  and she had to find words for her-  iiclf.  "I'm afraid not. Mrs. Tressingham," she answered. "I���������perhaps^ I  ought lo know' more about politics  lhan  V do."  Ellington Senior, who had remained in a species of judicial attitude on  tho hearthrug, cleared his throat and  ewung  his   eyeglasses.  "Tlic ladies of our family," he. said  orr.cularly, "have never taken an active part in politics, though they havc  always displayed, I think, an intelligent interest in  them.     However,  in  Baked to  a Turn!  Our modern ovens, skilfully  tended,never over-bake orburn  Every one is at its crisp and  tasty best.      Plain and Salted,  In Packages Only,  It taken even baking, too, to get  the uniform golden brown and  Uhe melting crispness of our  CfiAHAM WAFERS  Sold in Packages Only.  North-West Biscuit Co., Limited  EDMONTON   ���������  ALTA,  ���������  ������ *M *KmtTjyS^*^  mors  tohsc raw-boned,-high-colored young  women  who appear    to    delight _ in  wearing  mannish   clothes,   neglecting  their hair and hands, and in looking  upon all    other    people    from    well  above   the.  bridges    of    their      own  noses.     Shc   communicated   an     impression  of satirical  superiority,  and  nervous people fled from her, feeiing  that if she condescended to talk    to  them at all, it was    only    that    she  might dissect them or makc a species  of intellectual  fun    out    of      them.  Young men and women who cultivated a passion for what they had persuaded   themselves   into   calling     the  higher culture,  sat at  Marcia's    feet  y/ith pleasure, learning from hcr how  goodly it is to despise all people wdio  happen to be ordinary.       She inculcated upon such a philosophy wliich  comprised a high, stoical indifference  to everything which came within her  own  conception of sham, cant,    and  humbug, and whenever    she    spoke,  her audience felt as if they were being  fed upon  thc.  pure  ether  of thc  upper  regions���������unless,  indeed,    they  were utter    Philistines    and    honest  enough to say that thxy didn't know  what Marcia was talking about, and  didn't believe,  either, that  shc   knew  herself.       ^  Marcia, (inly planted opposite Mrs.  Tressingham     at    table,    eyed    that  lady's  fine  feathers pretty  much    as  Diogenes might have  eyed the    discarded finery of his dissolute and extravagant  youth.       She.  sniffed    and  Ceorgc   Ellington   feit  a   cold  .shiver  inn   down  his  spine.     He  knew  the  signs   which   showed   that   his   sister  was longing lo givo battle.  "f   hope,   .Mrs.   'Tressingham,     thai  as you have entered thc political arena  you  will  be   found  on   the    right  bide,"  said  Marcia, in  her deep, platform   voice, ns   she  trilled   wiih   certain vegetable  food which she ate 111  a   resigned   fashion.     "It  is   so    important that all women should he. on  the right side--so very important."  "Yes?" said Hilda,    She looked up  from  her plate*-  and  favored    Marcia  with a full discharge*, from the battery  of   her  larg.:  eyes,     "T   am   on   your  brother's  side.---of  course,'  she    added.  Marcia  smiled   faintly.  "Vou   misunderstand   me.       I     referred   to   the  higher  planes  of  politics,"  shc    said.      "The    superstrtic-  *....... "  "Ah!    But I am still  011 liie lower  ���������dopes,"   replied   Hilda.     "1   am  imui!umminiiHiiiimimmiim;miii8!iui!iiHimim  ___    JLmmi-m.      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I      Must Tame Germany  United States Must Realise That the  Place  to  Defend  Her  Nation       j  Is in Europe j  "''The murder of  .Americans  on the  high seas is merely one symptom of  ���������a generalized disease.    The Germany  that gives orders to her    submarines  is the same Germany that    wantonly  precipitated this    atrocious war;  the  same  Germany    that    invaded    Belgium and brought the ^torch and    the  firing squad to that inoffensive land;  the same  Germany  that    has    bombarded    civilian    cities and re-es'tab-  lished military    slavery,    the      same  Germany that would sack New York  and ravage" Texas- via Mexico, exlcept  kept otherwise busy   by Britons,! and  Frenchmen,  and  Russians,  and.  Italians, and Belgians, and Servians^and  Roumanians,    and    Portuguese,    and  Montenegrins. In select German military circles the United States is called 'creation's richest crib/ and great  13 the longing to  crack it.  Were it  not for the sacrifices other men are  making we would not be free ot anxiety, \ .  When* Herc\*de6 tackled the Lern-  aean hydra he did not confine himself  to assailing one head. An octopus  which has seven arms left is not a  pleasant companion, even though one  is maimed. The place to fight a fire  Sis at its centre. Sanitary work must  be done at the source of infection.  We are not likely to induce Germany  to respect maritime law until such  a time as she is induced to respect  other laws just as essential to human  happiness. The plain purpose of the  Teutonic imperialist is to garrote  self-government, and if she succeeds  she succeeds altogether. Our peace  must be made in conjunction with the  general peace, and if we wish its early  arrival every ounce of power should  be applied toward securing this general peace. The best place to defend  America is iu Europe."���������New York  Globe.  i^Sijfc  iLJJ  IN CA  NAD?  soap.       ,  For ���������often* j  'mew������ttr.  Por removing j  paint. ..; /  For dUfnfooiinrg i  refrigerators, |  ���������Inkoi closet*,,  dralnaantfforSOO '  O.iiSr j������arpwSv"*r������  L   HSFU8C ���������UMTITUT-M.  Vacant Lands a Menace  To the Prairie Farmer  [ivory from North America  That much ivory in lhe future may  be. derived from American elephants  stems at a glance a scarcely credible  statement*., but it is made thoro-ughly  comprehcnsible by George F." Kttnz  in'a recent work upon ivory, In prehistoric ages several species of enormous elephants ranged North America and Siberia, which were then  joined by a land bridge at Behring  strait. In the far north the tusks of  of these great animals have been *\ ell  preserved by the cold and a large  amount of valuable ivory has been  unearthed in the islands north, of Siberia, Alaska is a promising field for  this sort of prospecting, which becomes more profitable as the supply  of ivory from wild modern elephants  decreases.  ItsIs Here That Gophers are Found  in Greatest Numbers Practically Unmolested  According to provincial law, the  rural municipalities and local improvement districts in Alberta have  the power to lev}- a tax of two and  one-half cents an acre on unoccupied  lands, to be expended on poison and  for labor in distribution. A somewhat similar law is on thc statute  books of Saskatchewan.  As gophers are found in large numbers on wraste or unoccupied land,  and since there are largo areas of  such land in the vicinity of most  western farms, it becomes evident  that it Is not enough for a farmer to  clear his own land of gophers, as a  fresh colony will immediately take  possession from the waste land near;  tho waste land as well as the farm  itself must be attended to.  Those persons who have  to do keep the devil busy.  nothing  i-MMM     jVtjrtflfR-*  IE 55&M wii*.iiii.iwi������.  Use Miller's Worm Powders and  the battle against worms is won.  Ihesc powders correct the morbid  conditions of thc stomach which  nourish worms and these destructive  parasites cannot exist after they come  in contact with the medicine. The  worms arc digested by the powders  and are speedily evacuated with other refuse from the bowels. Soundness is imparted to the organs and  the health of the child steadily improves.  | LIFT YOUR CORNS I  OFF Wi[H FiNGERS  How  to  loosen  a tender corn  or callus so it lifts out  without pain  ffff-jrmi.fi.t.MP  If! i������ ilia.11������ ������  FOR LITTLE  - 'M/Ampppm^i  ���������   .'   ffSfttf-r.A ���������,���������:>:jwfcj-sfe  ���������'AC;   ������������������������������������'.-^AtXlhl  ���������''    '   -'���������: '��������� ������������������'AAAASm  ' PPvPpSk  REMEMBER! The omtment  you put on your child's skin gets  into the system just as surely as  food the child cats. Don't let  impure fats and mineral coloring .  matter (such as many of the  cheap ointments contain) get  into your childy blood! Zam-  Buk is purely herbal. No pois-*  onous coloring. Use it always.  50c. Box at AU Druggists and Stons.  mimmm  CHH.PRBN5  Baby's Own Tablets are the best  medicine a mother can give her little  ones. They are a gentle laxative���������  mild but thorough in action���������and are  guaranteed by a government analyst  to be absolutely free from opiates  and other injurious drugs. Concerning them Mrs. Auguste, St. Bricux,  Sask., writes: "Enclosed find twenty-  five cents for another box of Baby's  Own Tablets. I find them the very  best medicine a mother can give Iter  little ones." The Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The-"Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Good For Nothing  ***3  One of Germany'^  Greatest Problems  tha     disguises  uTiuer  l!/iitftr  I xt^.t^fx  SGT. DUNCAN MACNEIL  OF THE CANADIANS  tavs Dr.  Cassell's Tablets Cured his   A  "M*w  Rrm.fi   Willi   C.txnnfif*  Dyspepsia Completely ���������  Our entrance into the war should  make a new bond between, the Canadians and ourselves. One fraction  of the western world has answered  the call of imperilled liberty; a continent on which the Anglo-Saxon  settlers sought to build a new structure dedicated to humanity, justice,  freedom, has sent back its first regiments to assist in preserviitg in Europe the ideals it has served in America. Let us trust that the time will  not be long before our own fraction  of America carries our flag to trench  lines behind which, at bay, barbarism* is making its final stand and  tyranny still keeps the field. Canada  ha? spoken���������it remains for the  United States to do its part in a common cause.���������New York Tribune.  Sergeant Duucau MacNeil, of tlte Canadian  Expeditionary Force-, writing from Europe  vtiis home address i* 116, PleapaiU-street,  Halifax, N.S.*) says: "For six years I suffered  'from frequent attacks of dyspepsia, often be-  ���������xxg in bed for clays at a time. When the  vav broke out 1 joine'd the Expeditionary  l-'OTce and came to England. .,J had not been  long   there,   however,   when   my   old   troub'e  ���������returned and I had to go to hospital. While  in hospital ft friend told sue of Dr. Cassell's  Tablets, and I decided to try them. The  inst box brought such pronounced relief that  I continued thc treatment. To make a long  txoxy short,  u. complete cure was effected."  A free sample of Dr- Cassell's Tab'  lets will be sent to you on receipt of  5 cents for mailing and packing. Address: Harold F. Ritchie & Co., Ltd-,  10, M'Caul-st-, Toronto.  Dr. CasselPn Tablets aro the turest homo  remedy for Dyspepsia, Kidney Trouble, Sleeplessness, Anaemia, Nervous Ailments, Nerve  Paralysis, Palpitation, aud Weakness in Child-  ten. Specially valuable for nursiiiff mothers  and during the critical periods of life. Sold by  druggists and storekeepers throughout Canada. Price-*: One tube, SO cts; six tubes for the  price of five. Beware of hnitalioug said to contain hypophosphites. The composition of Dr.  Cat-sell'-* Tablets is known only to the proprietors, and no imitation can ever be the same.  Bole Proprietors: Dr. Cassell's   Co..  Ltd., Manchester, England  Let folks step on your feet hereafter; wear shoes a size smaller if  you like, for corns .will never again  send electric sparks of pain through  you, according* to this Cincinnati  authority.  He says that-~a few* drops of a  drug called freezone, applied directly  upon a tender, aching corn, instantly  relieves soreness, and ^soou the entire corn, root and all, lifts right  out.  This drug dries at once and simply  1 shrivels up the corn or callus with-  One. after another  and subterfuges  has been masquerading  stripped off, says a contemporary  and tho worthlcssness of alcohol even as a stimulant is again and again  emphatically recorded. The authority  most lately heard from is X>r. J. P.  Blake of Harvard Medical School,  who iu a recent lecture, said: "Alcohol is a good thing to bc left absolutely alone, and should never be used as a stimulant. It is worthless inwardly and outAvardly."���������Ottawa Citizen .  When application was made in tlia  British prize court for condemnation  of several shiploads of lubricating oil������  and fats as enemy property, counsel  read an affidavit from a member of.  the war trade intelligence department  in which it was stated that the latest  reports in the hands of the government showed 8,000 locomotives wero  laid up at Essen alone last month,  on account of wear and tear caused  by scarcity of lubricating oils in Gef*  many or by the employment of bail  lubricants. The lubrication of railway engines was said to be one of  thc most pressing problems in Germany.  are    being     'I cured a horse of the Mange with  1 MINARD'S LINIMENT.  CHRISTOPHER" SAUNDERS.  Dalhousie.  out even irritating ihe surrounding  tissue.  A small bottle o������ freezone obtained  at any drug store will cost very little  but will positively remove every  hard or soft corn of callus from one's  feet.  If your druggist hasn't stocked  this new drug yet, tell him to get a  small bottle of freezone for you from  his wholesale drug house.  Corns cannot exist when Hollo-  way's Corn Cure is applied lo them,  because it goes to the root and kills  the growth.  a horse, badly  torn  by a  - -     frj.  I  cured  pitch  fork,  with   MINARD'S  LI  MENT.  St. Peter's, C.B.    EDW. LINLIEF-  I cured a horse of a bad swelling  by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  Bathurst, N.B. THOS. W. PAYNR  Quite Helpless  "It is shameful for you to come  home in this condition," said Mrs.  Jagsby.  "You're right, m' dear," answered  Mr. Jagsby. "But th' fellers I. wnsh  with acted more shamefully still."  "Impossible."  "Yesh they did m* dear. They  telephoned their wives to comc and  get 'cm."���������Birmingham Age-Herald.  The man who introduced thimtlea  to England was John Lofting, a sue-  chanic and metal worker of Holland,  who settled in England in the latter  part of thc seventeenth century, and  practiced their manufacture in varl'  cus metals with great success,  "What dirty . hands you have,  Johnny," said his teacher. "What  would you say if I came to school  that way?"  "I wouldn't    say- nothm',"    replied*.  Johnny.    "I'd be too polite.'*  Telephones in Japan  The manner in which the Japanese  have taken to Ihe telephone, is shown  by thc fact that; there arc some 150,-  000 persons''-.md firms awaiting thc  installation of telephones on their  ��������� remises. The government, which is  charge of the telephone system,  in unable lo keep pace -.villi the demand  for  telephone*  service.  r  in  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house.  Food for Body and Soul  Thc pro iit in gardening is an important matter. Of quite us great importance is it to gain thc food for  our souls in the delights of gardening. The growth of a plant from the  seed is a common thing; yet it'is an  ever delightful miracle wrought before our eyes. Every unfolding leaf,  every blossom, each tiny ��������� blade cf  gr;iss is a joyful' miracle and food for  thc soul, Let us joy in it all. W'c  need joy, much of it, in our lives.  Spring is a renewal of life, an awakening of new thoughts and new spit-  it. Let us ghidden all about us as  wc can and take joy in all lhat is  charming and gladdening . in the  spring.���������Milwaukee Journal.  Why Wheat Lodges  From an Italian experiment station comes a report of investigation  into the causes of lodging in wheat.  A high percentage of water in the  stalks indicates a liability to lodge.  It comes from three causes: high  content of nutritive salts iu the soil,  abundant moisture, and insufficient.  The opposite holds good in the  lack of a tendency to lodge, and so  a prolonged drought in plants raised  in poor soil and kept in full light,  eliminates any lodging tendency.  Fully manured plants were found  lo be subject to lodging, but if  poorly irrigated���������ov in a dry season  ���������there is little danger.  ;*������> OSTERMOOR <������Q>������ OSTERMOOR <<<3t  ^f*S mm***a. j**? ���������������������������*������������������-J.-V- ������ - ���������     .^mm^'***.-.<t..*m*^.*mm..*mrmmmm*,i-.mm<*m**,mm.mm*i*m**,t.i ���������-���������.��������� ���������- >n-'������������'    ��������� " "'- *������������������*- -mm .mmm***,.****,,******.*^**  I  THE F.VME OF A NAME INVITES SUBSTITUTION-****  YOU PAY ONLY ONCE FOR  THJS FAMOUS  fKTFDMflPlB  MATlKESSg'  -wliit'li hn������ the name "OSTERMOOR" woyeuJu the binding,  min th**; border of this adVerttBemeut������ to protect you ut;aiti������t  niiutuLcrt. __  ...._,.    .~~        g*       m.,.  for 50 veai'tt  ������tpXo  of tfCRtfuI sleep  ������I A������k your denier for the "OSTEUMOOR" or write u������ for tho  <iuiu<-. of youc ucarci't cgcus.  The Alaska Bedding Co. Limited  hU-lwrx of Bedaleuds and Bedding  Calgury WINNIPEG Keg������,m  *'AI������������tn ton un urlicl* inrtnt High Vfiti* Y'v������-y 1\<r'iitlV������  asow  O  09  H  W  3  o  ft  I  o  r*t  H  W  3  ������  ������  ml  SjOs  An Oil That Is Prized Everywhere-  Dr. Thomas' Electric. Oil was put upon the market without any flourish  ovcr thirty years ago. It was put  up to meet the wants of a small section, but as soon as its merits became  known it had a whole continent for  a field, und ixt is now known aud  prized throughout this hemisphere.  There is nothing-equal lo il.  Bullet in Heart  A bullet moving about freely in a I  soldier's heart, though causing not  discomfort, w.is the unique discovery  of a French surgeon, After recovering from a wound received some  months previously, the soldier insisted some foreign body was still  present in his chest, and therefore a  special X-ray examination was made.  This brought to notice the free  shrapnel bullet in thc left ventricle  of tho heart, where it was being  r.v.'irled rp.bnii*- over the enlln*. extent  of the cavity .tt each contraction ol  the heart.  Minard's Liniment Used by  cians.  Physi-  *^m*^**.S<*m**U.k.i)  mm-mm."'"* VO  W>> OSTERMOOR  C������JQSfr OSTERMOOR <<<$  ,_f .ftjW���������m"||fri*g"||f'i|'1 I ���������������������������''��������� f  ���������"��������� ill'"     *'*-������������������' I "*��������� fr"!  ���������-T"   ���������*������������������" ���������"���������*��������� ',"1      "'   " ������������������������������������"*������������������������������������" '��������� ���������mmmm.',~,'f,''.-~m**mm,*.,-*m*.*.im^mmm.~.mmm~~-..*.*m..-...~ ������������������ um~...^. --     Ytf^ntWiiilmfin  No Necessity  Thc head of a boarding school noticed  one  of   thc   boys     wiping     hU j  I knives ou the tabic cloth aiul pouitc-;  cd upon him. I  "In that what you do at home?" lie  asked indignantly.  "Oh, no," answered the youngster  coolly, "we have clean knives ,"---l'>*.<  change.  lie makes a  -,i bad habit.  great   gain  who  lose;  W.      N,      U.  USA  Shaving Sindle Handed  in a Mflitary Ho^iial  Only those who have been there can  jealize what the Gillette Safety Razor ia  idoing lot the wounded I  Clean shaving on the firing line, possible Shfy  ���������flttrtth a Gillette, has saved endless trouble in dressing  lace wounds. In the hands of orderly o* nurse {%  ���������hortens by precious minutes the preparations lot,  ���������operating., Later* Sn th?* hands of the patients., it |ij  a blessing indeed!  i  As soon as their strength begins to return, they,  get the Gillette into action, and fairly revel In th^  finishing touch which it gives to the welcome clean-  linesR of hoflnita! life. For th.oi.irjh he -cm*. u������e b������.������*.  one hand���������and that one shaky���������a man can shavcl  himself safely and , comfortably with ** Gillette  Safety Razor,  It may seen* a tilde thing lo ydtt fo Sittdtt Cillella fo limit  tad fjou know Overseas, but fo hhn U ������*tf/ mean so mitcli I   !g  Z'Mfl Itr'tu* jjV   iMtfh  t,t luunm  t/tnmnfnvt  ttt   tj*   **'/!������  #t������i  mrflttm   voj/Waj*.  *���������' " ������������������������....���������,..���������.,,���������     .. v v.          ........ ^  <aml he cOctt more appreciated if he ������<?/* "Blighty"*. $������$  \  ' ,������������������������������������: j "J^A^'x^-^Zi  . ���������P-A?-p.\PA^$'-'^\  ������������������\'.--\jJs.-:*.'j;-&}tZi.i  '-'��������� -T'f-:ApPJ^Jfsg������Z\  '.'-.���������������������������V.^ss^P  fArrAAMt  :A-rrA>X0,  '������������������P&v&M.  \  MHMMHUUJIWI  ���������H  ,AlMiH M.'M>**t\t-ltM-4llto,\W*teMtl*milUH\ik*im  AA!A:^^ffig*^>mmmmm\ ���������������������������'"'���������' .''--A-P^-'AAPAAA-A..r Vy''":.'.'-:--;/.-;.;W-;,^ ^piifl Wg'w*W:--^  .-'���������'���������>-������������������-' ���������������������������������������������>..?.������������������..���������-;-������-������������������;::.-.5/*MwpJtv������ .������������������J������.'&.������.J������*a';5*i''-N ~.':- ' y;"''v-':'-::'>-':V'-"X;':y;y^ v~' ^���������-^r.i'^'yv:;;;^  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription;- 82 a yeas* in advance;  $&.50 to"United States points.  G. P. &&**������������������). Owner and Editor.  ('RESTON. B.C., FRIDAY. JUNE 22  High Wattes*  The    following    pronouncement  from last week's Kaslo Kootenaian  will be of interest to those who are  just now wrestling   with   the high  water question.    Here it is:     'It is  generally believed that   the critical  stage is  passed as far  as  having  extreme high   water is concerned  this year.    While there has  been  aii   kinds  of fresh suow   on    the  higher levels, and the winter's crop  remains to a depth of several  feet,  heavily packed  and   soaked   with  water, the snow has  gone so much  from the lower levels as to make it  easier for the drainage  system   of  the country to take care of the rush  of water   should   a real   hot  spell  occur.    Such   a     hot   speli    may  break almost any day now, but in  the meantime   every   day    of cool  weather   from   now   on    decreases  roads in these parts���������all on account  of a dearth ' of finance, 'we - are  assured. Perhaps under, all the  circumstances the present unfortunate state of affairs should be  overlooked, but if the administration is to retain the confidence of  the electorate a little overtime  effort on the part of the new  minister is highly desirable.  Another Mteoson  The suggestion   has   been   made  to The Review that  when   the  B.C.   end   of   the   national   committee that is said   to be busy now  devising ways to  handle  returned  soldiers   and   furnish   employment  after the war,   why   not   this   province get busy on   the  reclamation  of the Kootenay flats; with the idea  in view of taking  care  of the men  who are anxiuiis to go on- the land.  The   idea   is   that   only   would-be  ! agriculturists be employed   on this  i work, they   getting   definite assurance Lhat in   addition   to  drawing  regulation pay   while  on  reclamation work that in   case  of   remain-  j ing here they are   to   get   land   ou  ��������� easy terms and iit reclamation-cost  rather than   increases   the   danger j prjw.    By   having  a  few season's  of damage  from   Hood   or of high j wol.k jn   ti,is  section   the   agricul-  !fc" j turist-soldier would   get   a   know-  This is a brand new line  we have just added to our  general store stock. We have  stocked all tho standard sizes  quite heavily and are also  prepared to promptly cut any  special sixes required. We  will be pleased to fill any and  all your requirements iu Glase,  and assure you prices that  are very close to the present  high cost of this article.  Just opened out a  large new stock. We  have them in the  latest styles and in  all sizes. Our prices  on these are the  olosest ever.  A new line line of these is  just opened out in the One,  Two and Three Gallon sizes.  They are from well-known  firm of makers and will give  satisfaction. Right now indications are that these goods  will not be cheaper for some  time, so if needing them -now  or shortly our advice is buy  now. Also CROCK  CHU   NS in  StOOti,  i���������   T"*   III    t'JIUI  and Five Gallon sizes.  Tennis Shoes for Men, Youths and Boys  A good line both for sizes and wear.  The prices are right.  !  water in   the   creeks.      Up  last week it   was   the   other  way} ledge   of   the   climate,    etc,   and  around, with cool  days   increasing ] should make a satisfied settler.  the possibilities of mischief. j     i���������    tins   way   the   government  would be doing a threefold good  work: Giving employment on a  safe venture, putting deserving  men on the land under favorable  circumstances,'    and    opening   up  FS* M* kr^a  *He did   harm   to nobody,   and  was a friend of all."    In these few j what will, assure liy, -hi   o te of the  words,    perhaps   more   eloquently !  than he knew, did Rev. W. M. Lees  pay well merited tribute to the late  Bob  Dixon   at  the  brief but   impressive burial service  on Bui-day  afternoon.    And  as  was befitting  the occasion   the   turnout  of the  younger and older Wynndel citizens  was in every way  worthy of   the  .good friend  and  citizen they  had  gathered to paj' their final respects  to.    Truly a man   who went.about  doing good, even to his   own hindrance at times,   was   the  deceased;  and best of all,   the  less  that was  heard   of   his    good     works   and  generosity    the    better     was    he  pleased.    In his passing  Wynndel  school   district   loses a   friend    to  whom   it is   debtor   for   unselfish  efforts   iu   more    directions   than  most people are  aware.    And his  good work at Wynndel   is but the  counterpart of similar effort where-  ever   he found  opportunity.    The  Creston   Valley   in   particular and  the   world   in   general   would    be  much the better   for   many    more  citizens of  this  type.    Requiescat  grandest agricultural   areas  in all  EC.  When this province itself is  shouting for agricultural develop  ment, and just now the same cry  coming From all other countries,  why 20,000 or more acres of land  that will the first year it is available produce 65 bushels-of wheat,  100 of oats, 15 tons of potatoes and  4 of hay to the acre, and in very  fVw years pay back to the authorities every dollar spent on it���������and  with interest���������to say nothing of  being a continuous producer of  provincial revenues, should in these  times remain unnoticed does not  speak well for the administrative  capacity of those in charge, of  affairs.  General Merchant  Creston  The Picket* ProMem  Another StiewLWinistep*  Changes in the B.C. cabinet are  happening with surprising regularity those times.    Thc   latest   addition     is     John     Hart,     M.P.P.,  Victoria,     who      succeeds       Mr.  Brewster  as   minister  of   finance,  which department the premier lias  administered   since   the   regretted  death of Hon.   Ralph   Smith some  months ago.     And   tho  end is not  yot,   according    to   some   of   tho  political    soothsayers,     who    will  have    it    that     Hon.      Dr.    King,  minister of public works, and Hon.  Wm.    Sloan,   minister    of  mines,  will bo  handing in   their  resignation's almost  any   day   mow,     Another   resignation    of    leaner   importance was   that   of   Mr, Woart,  r.JnY.h. \)y   jjot-iJk-d  ������.-.,.������  i.  that he would have uo moro of tho  honor and emoluments of tho  legislative speakership. Mr. Hart  has thc eiirinarkHof u likely finance  iiiiiii.Mt.cr, and it ih (,, l>i> hopod he  n|MM*dily porfoririH up to government advan-'.-* iiotuw.*. ITjjiu ���������( ih  almost the end of .him* and not  oven in*f*i'MMnry I'cpnifM done   to the  The offer of the ' Local Com-  mitte for Co-Operation in Boys'  Work" to bring in 50 or 60 boys of  from thirteen years of age and up  from Nelson to help with berry  picking and otlier ranch work for  the months of July, August and  September���������as out] i. nod in last  week's Review���������is most timely  and is, generally speaking, well  received by the growers.  To those who will be giving  employment to these Nelson youths  it might be well to forewarn them  that absolute perfection in help of  this sort should not bo looked for  iu all cases. Boys will be boys on  occasion���������and they would hardly  be worthy the appelation if tliey  wero not, sometimes.  As wo understand tlio situation  the boys who aro coming are being  carefully selected. They havo been  under observance for a matter of  six months now. Tho mon behind  the movement have a pretty fair  idea of the situation at this end as  woll, sc there is ovory reason to  expect the best results.  - At any rale lhe rancher inuu  little or no risk. He advances no  travelling money, furnishes neither  board or lodging, unless ho chooses  to, and has some satisfaction in  knowing that if the help of this  hort he gets is not worth keeping  in-mind    thu   nbir*.*   lu>   im   under no  mend or end the situation so far as  that particular youth or youths is  concerned.  The availability of this much  outside help will also have a  wonderful tendency to steady the  local labor market. In the past  local juveniles have been hard to  get along with, particularly when  the fruit to be gathered was getting light and more aud more  ground had to be covered in order  to gather a crate of berries, or the  weather was hot, or a dozen ov  more other plausible but irritating  excuses for failure to. turn out to  work.  The picker trouble has ever  been with us, more especially for  raspberries, which are at the  height of the season about the  time most boys and girls seem to  feel they have had enough of that  sort of work for ine season.  This added source of help, with  its admirable system of distribution, with the efficient supervision  it is proposed to give it in every  detail, is well worthy of every encouragement, though, we trust not  to the exclusion of any local help  willing and able to deliver the  goods. Give the home talent the  preference; if this year's orop in all  lines is up to advance notices there  will be lots of work for all hands.  B.C. Fruit Market, Lethbridge,  are all making a bid for a share  of the berry business through the  columns of THE REVIEW. Incidentally, it is also a tribute %o the  value of advertising in this paper,  and justly so as The Review now  goes directly info 90 per cent, of  the Valley homes���������and is borrowed  into 9 of the remaining 10 per  cent.  The move of Creston Board of  Trade to jack up the public works  department and John Keen, M.P.  P., to get men busy otr some very  badly-needed road repairs is alright so far as it goes but, like  three fingers of scotch in the "dry"  belt, it don't go far enough. Now  that our hitherto seeming paternal  government has doubled the taxes  and at the same time curtailed  local public expenditure, - the board  would hardly transgress any of its  excellent rules and regulations in  starting a movement for the erection of the major portion of the  Valley into a rural municipality.  Neither on the score of economy  or utility can the present state of  local self government be excused.  bf socks knitted by girls.   This is an  other Red Oross effort, it   being stipulated that all socks entered  in   this  class shall go to the soldiers whether  the hosiery takes a prize or not.  No special canvass is being made  for prizes or prize money for the fair,  but.the ladies report numerous donations to the prize list already, and  will be pleased to receive them from  any and all who care to help the fair  in this' direction. As the prize list  will be issued before the end of the  month those wishing, to make donations are asked to notify the secretary,  Mrs. St. Jean-'as early as possible.  Ledge: Last* Saturday Finlay McLeod bet Nelse. Lexieux-$5 that he  could cover the distance between  Phoenix and Greenwood and return in  90 minutes. He"'won the bet with one  minute to spare. Then Arkansas het  Nelse $10 that Mrs. Jame Marshall  could do it in less time. Mrs. Marshall made the round trip on foot in  less that 80 minutes.  ROBT*^LAMOIMT  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE   ���������    REAL. EmSTATE  DEALER IN COAL -���������_._.  CRESTON   -   -   B.C.  Wise mod Qtheaawise  A ray of hope comes to B.C.  fruitgrowers in a likely-looking  report from eastern points to tho  effect that prospects are not good  for mudh of an apple yield in  Ontario and some of the eastern  states, while in Nova Sootia only  an average orop can now bo hoped  for.  Writes the sago of Sirdar:  "Now we know beyond a shadow  of con tradition that music hath  charms to aootho a savage, as somo  of the more loarned have remarked;  ono dealer alone claims to havo  sold moro than a dozen pianos in  tho Kaslo country already this  year." With so many of its  cit.ixenr. nv.������ay to the war it wart to  be expected Kaslo would soon get-  out of the talking machine class.  I  If there is tiny thing to thc old  saying about competition being thu  lib* of trade  soft  fruit  growers in  tin*. Vail'**'   nro    iu    liiulr    th hi   vi<ii������*.  obligation   whatever   to   keep it   -j Just    now    the   local    Union,   the  and it report to the fiupervinor   will i Vernon I'Yuit Co., Calgary, and the  Apple Packing a  Feature of Fair  An added feature, that is mire to  attract much local attention to the  Oreston Women's Institute fall fair to  be held in September, will be tho display of packed apples by those who  attended the goyernment applo packing school which was held here in  February.  As wc understand the. matter the  horticultural authorities at Victoria  are sotuling along a judge to look over  this packed applo feature, and thoso  who took the 1017 packing school  course will have to make a display of  some Hve boxes each, all of which  must score up to tho regulation  standard or no diplomas will lie issued.  Something like two do*/.en school  scholars as well as about eight adults  were at this year's packing school, and  if oven tho greater part of these  puckers make a display at the fair  there will he a considerable apple display in this line alone.  In order to induce thcHo new pucker** to oomplH <*��������� th-*-'*" work tb.o do-nnrt-  ment offers throo pri'/,en for the best  packs, $15, $10, and $5, Packers who  graduated in other years may aluo  enter in this competition, hut they  cannot share in the prize money,  which la for the benellt of Lho 1017  graduates.  Another   feature   that it  Ih  hoped  ...j. ������ , m      . .. i~        m  ���������.vill imi tittf^tny   i;iii/iiui    i.->   u    <pj������   o.iii.i-  tion, divided into three pri/.cH,   $2.60,  $l.f>0 and $1, for the  three  bent   pair.*  Lost Time  Delayed Profits  Unfortunately for scores of customers  tut equally as unsatlnfact<  supply of marketable trees <  aiul equally as unsatisfactory'for tin, our  Vrooman Franqueite Walnut  is inBiifllelont to moot all demands.   Onions  calling for Hovoral thousand   trees havo  boon unaccepted na a result.  Tlmo and Reasons aro essential to produoo  tl-OOH.  If wo woro making munitions of war  Instead of Fruit, Nut and Shade Troon, etc.,  wo could "employ moro help aud Increase  our output."  But���������  'Human onorgy alono cannot produco  trceri. Tlmo and SoasonB aro absolutely  osHontial to their production.  Therefore, lot us advise you. If yon ������on-  tomplato plantlm*- Walnuts or any other  class of nursery stook, to  Place Your Order Early  It. costs you no moro than to wait until  tho oloso of tho season whon. tho supply Is  exhausted and you aro obliged to eltlior  wnlta yoar, entailing lout tlmo nnddelayed  profit*..  Tho famo of tho Vrooman Frnnquotia  has in tho last few years reached aorouu  the   continent   and    gives    promlso    of  materially improving tho general grado of  nuts on tho market; for people want Lho  host, nnd  whon tho  buying public onco  hocomos familiar with tho Vrooman  Franquotto���������tho largo, nttractlvo olongatod  nut. easily opound and llllod with a rich,  nutritions lino flavored kernel���������thoy will  no longer ho satis Hod with Inferior imt,a.  If you aro as yet unacquainted with this  Miji^iidr vulM.y don't d.'iliiy t-u'iiUui; 'or  our freo literal uro. If you havo afowaoron,  or even loss, unliable plant them tu Vrooman  Franquotto walnut treats and in a fow yearn  thoy will pay your taxes���������furnish you a  nutritions, inexpensiveHuhHtltuto for meats  and stand as a lasting monument to your  memory,  British Columbia Nurseries  Co., Limited  1493 Seventh Avs.W. Vancouver, B.C.  ��������� Si  *\  Ml  J'l  i Hum im jnniiiij^imniaiii  -m.m.^m^mmmmmmm  ******!  *****  iiiiiiiiiiiiitlliiffiMliiiliitl  MMM  Sfflffi i  MINERAL ACT  FORM F      ;  Certificate of improvements  notice  A ��������� :!*uit. ."Ma:  Lucky Girl Mineral'-.Claim, situate in  the ."-KMeoJI* Mining Diyision of  Kootenay District. Where located:���������On 'Sheep Orerk adjoining  the Mayflower''Mineral Claim.  TAKE NOTICE that I, A. H. Green,  acting as agentfoat: J. W. Crowthers,  Free Miner's Certificate No. 85997B,  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 aboye claim.    ,  Aiid further take notice, that action  under section 85������j must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements/' '.'���������"''������������������.  Dated this 19th dav of Arorii. A.D.  1917.    .. i '. "A. h: GREEN.  PoUTaxisDue  ayapie.juiy  It1  ���������fl a  Gentlemen who for several years  past haye not been asked Ut contribute anything to provincial revenues  in the way of taxes will not be so  fortunate for 1917.  Official notice has just been issued  from Victoria that tbe old reliable poll  tax, which is again being collected, is  now due and for the Creston Valley  its collection will be looked after by  Provincial police Forrester. .* Notices  to this effect will be along* any day  now, and if the number estimated to  be liable to pay dues through this  channel is anywhere near correct the  B.C. treasury will be enriched by  considerably more than $100,000 tnis  year.  The poll tax, of $5 per  imposed upon all males in the Province who do not pay a likeanlouut in  Provincial or municipal taxes ps;  charges, excepting therefrom, sjeu  with the colors or men who have been  invalided home from active service,  and; also: men over 60 years of age  whose\yearly income is not over $700.  Failure of a .person to produce on  demand' his .'receipt showing he has  paid, the tax, or his failure to pay the  same, will render him liable to double  the amount, of tax by way of penalty  for non-payment of the tax./ Production of a receipt issued to another  will render a taxpayer liable to a fine  ranging from $25 to $100, and provision is made for proceedings to re-  coyer amounts due under the act.  head, will be  Patriotic Fund  Payments for Mav  Forestry Dr  I.St.  m.������i.  s^s&m^ty  ITk  m^  A   A  RANCH  With excellent dwellin*  house  and  The recent rains assure a-great yield of hav ;   indications, too* are that it will be high-priced this winter.  The shrewd   rancher  will,   therefore,   be   active  making hay while the sun shines, and  get to cut.  m  all of it that he can  May payments to the Creston  Branch of the Canadian Patriotic  Fund are the lightest for the year, the  grand total for the month being $99.75.  of which amount almost half came  from ''guarantors' resident at Sirdar.  Those contributing are:  V Mawson    _' $  V Can* ....   F H Jackson .   C F Hayes  ���������-.-.   H S McCreath....:     Mr and Mrs Loasby  ���������  R B Masterton...;:   Miss B Dow...i.. ; . ���������  E J Keddell    Miss Hardman  ....  B B Gallant  _    ������SW  iiceo-rnpiish this with  . . -J maximum of speed and  comfort you will probably require a new  e or Snath  l  2  1  4  1  5  2  We have been selling these for years and carry only the  best makes, and"although prices have advanced material y  on these goods we are selling at prices very slightly in advance of 1916. Our stock is quite complete, but at that we  advise early buying to avoid disappointment.  WEEDING HOOKS���������For best results at hand  cultivation a Weeding Hook isi indespensible. Does  more and better work with less effort, and they are  only 30c. each.  JACKSON:  GENERAL MERCHANT       -  CRESTON  B McCabe    A North    ..  C G Bennett    Dick Stace Smith..:. .   GAM Young.... .....  W B Embree . .    R M Beid..._.���������..: .. _...__  Creston Drug & Book Co.  H K Oatway    V Mawson ~_���������....   B P Boss .    A B Swanson     W Zyph . _;   E J Good ..... ���������  .'..  G H Thompson  _.:.  R Dennes ;.-:.    T Aspay    PCherbo ........:,.._..��������� ::���������  JMcDiarmid���������^. .._   00  00  00  00  00  00  00  600  300  300  500  1 0V\  JL   W  2 00  10 00  5 00  1 00  1 00  75  3 00  5 00  4 00  1 00  2 00  300  200  3 00  2 00  2 00  200  200  2 00  $ 98 75  The Creston? branch is now paying  out close to $200= a. month to the ten  families that are receiving assistance,  the departure of the Forestry Draft in  April beingresponsible for making the  funds received, locally inadequate to  finance the needs of the dependants  in these parts.  onsolifSafed Mitnin  Canada  OFFICE.  TRAIL*  SMELTING  V  AND  SMELTERS AND REFINERS  PURCHASERS CP  GOLD,   SILVER, COPPER, Li-AD AND  mm������������������ ���������   ���������        ������������������   ���������   ���������    ���������������������������*-'  TAD AN AC BRAND PIG LEAD. BLUESTONE. SPELTER, COPPER  & Smelting  Limited  REPINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  NEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  Mm     &m  Phono &&���������  AWgGREATH  Sirdar Ave. Gro&fon  THE CANADIAN BANK  OP* POlVTIVf FRPF  ^k������.i^ JS. ^^/ ^a.JF JLvJL jLT JS. JLjt .EL m. ^������*< J*L������#  SIR EDMUND WALKttR, C.V.O.. LL.D. D.C.L.. Prcsi.lc.it  JOHN A1RD, General Maiuaer. II. V.-F. JONF.S, Am'*. C*enen*,l Manager  mn������mimsmim%  CAPITAL $15,000,000     RESERVE FUND, $13,500,000  BANKING  BY  MAIL  Accounts may bc opened at every branch of Thc Canadian Bank  of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same  rarefr.l attention as Is filven to all other departments ot thc Bank's  business. Money may bc deposited or withdrawn In this way as  satisfactorily as by a pergonal visit to the Bank. sm  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Croston .Branch  Building permits issued at Trail in  May were for $8,250..  "       " V.J  The furniture and fixtures of the  Kaslo Club are being sold.  There a.e 489 autos in the Okanagan. and 53 motor-cycles.  The sawmill of the Western Pine  Co.... near Grand Porks, has been  moved to Lynch Greek.  Principal Croft and three ffof the  other teachers at Kaslo school, are  quitting at the end of June.  Col. Doherty, who came to Fort  Steele in 1874, died in that town on  Friday.   He .was 78 yerrs of age.  Last Sunday, 20 years ago, the first  railway, train arriyed in Nelson, according to the Greenwood Ledge.  Trail will havo a caretaker devoting  all his time to the care of the city  cemetery for four months this year.  Cranbrook  collect***!   $120  in   dog  taxes in May.   Tho chief says all city  owned dogs hayo now had thoir taxes  paid.  Vernon council will pay civic day  laborers 85 cents an hour this year.  Teamsters got $75 a month straight  time.  Trait council will erect a $150 batiu  stand in that city and will then be  favored with a series of open air band  concerts.  So far this ycar 411 automobile  licenses have boon issued to Trail  citizens as compared with 30 at  Ifonnland.  The 1017 convention of tho Seventh  Day Adventists was hold ut Penticton  last week, with almost GOO delegates  in attendance.  Trail   citizens  will pay  taxes   this  year on an assessment of $1,020,42)0.  | an   inoroiuu.   of   $100,025  ovor   1010  I JIMHJ-MHtlWJIll.  flu-III'lIM.  Three more rooms will he opened at  Trail nchool when the full term begino,  and a new two-room school may be  built on the east side.  If word that was being passed about  in the camp at Windsor Great Park,  near London, England, the latter  part of May has proven correct, it is  fair to ..surmise that the members of  the Creston,'.-.Forestry Draft are now-  hard atTworksomewhere In France.  Thb Ksvibw correspondent with  the corps,,, writing us on May 29th  says:^ ���������'Cm'f "Friday last 21 of our boys  were transferred to No. 2 Company,  242nd Winnipeg Forrestry Battalion.  We were all very sore to think we  had to part, although Heath was the  oiily Creston man in the 21, as we had  a full, logging complement Jn pur company, andin consequence, the captain  made a severe kick about losing these  men. ^However, oh Monday'morning  several cases of measles broke out in  the Winnipeg unit and our 21 men  were immediately transferred back to  their old quarters and. we got orders  to prepare to leave for France in plact  of the Winnipeg outfit. It is impossible to describe how happy all hands  felt on' getting word that it was  France for theirs any day now."  At that date the Creston contingent  was still ib quarantine, which the men  found more disagreeable than being  cooped tip' in an internment camp.  Ptes. Hope and Bannon are now on  duty in the medical branch of the  camp. The men are to get a brand  new outfit before, going into real  forestry work, and are hoping to get  a few days leave to at least see Lou-.,  don, which is only 20 miles awa;?  from their present location. v  The weather at that time was hot;  the grub pretty fair but so far no  Can adian mail had reached any of  the soldiers. The crops in that part  of England were looking fine and once  already the boys had dined on stewed  rhubarb, but had no hope of .any  strawberries, which the native recruits recalls should now be in common  use ih Creston Vaiiey.  The trip act oss the Atlantic occupied  eleven days.- There were several  other steamers crossing on a similar  errand and in consequence there was  a considerable. escort" of battleships,  etc. Drill and route marches are the  order of the day in the camp, several  thousand troops go out marching together and the country right novv is  certainly ; beautiful���������the - country  trayersed is the king's estate in Berkshire. Even Sam Scott admits that  the roads are the best ever; superior  to thoss at Erickson, eyen, which is  some admission for Sam. The boys  ran across a brother of Geo. Brode-  rick's on the trip across. He had  signed on at Calgary.  The unit had a look at forestry  operations about two miles from camp  whore they have a sawmill running  with a capacity of 24,000 feet  the first glimpse of the old  they have yet had. Capt.  daine has now 170 men in  pany, among the newcomers being  quite . a number of Quebec loggers.  The boys are working the full ten-hour  shift in their English camp. They  are on parade from 7.30 till 12 and  from 1.15 till 5, and the discipline is  very much more strict than at'  Creston.  outbuildings. Block 121, Lot .812, near  Erickson, B.C., ten acres. , EJa,nt*;d to  fruit treesmow bearing. Formerly in  the occupation of. Mr. T.. H.;Hickey.  An admirable investment in a beautiful honie. Fee simple title guaranteed.  Am open for offers. JOSEPH RYAN,  Cranbrook, B.C.  rs*Bjr  '"'*&  iv  *ioy,  s*f Jf.  JLWUJL  This  Percheron    Stallion   will   stand  throughout the season as follows-.:  CANYON CITY  Mondays, Wednesdays, .Fridays,  also Satiirday forenoons  CRESTON  at  McCreath!s  Livery, Saturday afternoon's  Fees will be -reduced this season in  accordance with the saving * f evn������������ii������,c  effected by the above program ine.  For further particulars apply to ('.  BLAIR, Erickson P.O.  MINERAL AOT  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  i 11 '��������� "*  NOTICE  Montana,Mineral Claim, situate in the  Nelson Mining Diyision of West  Kootenay        District.        Where  "'��������������������������� located:   On;Twelve Mile Creek,  AT    about | mile East of Bayone Mine,  v TAKE   NOTICE    that   I,   Charles  Moore,-  acting   as    agent-%4or. Frank  Aiken,   Free  Miner's   Certifa"cal?H>. Uo.  96603B, 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 day of April. 1917,  A.D. CHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  a day���������  B.C. life  Mallan-  his com-  MINERAL AOT  FORM F  Certificate of Improxemenis  NOTICE ,  Michigan, Maggie Aikens and Summit  -"'   !Bell Mineral Clathis. situate in the  ���������Nelson 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* Frauk  Aiken, Free Miner's Certificate No.  96803B, and Phil Casey, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 62180, intend sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of.  e pr  6ft  obtaining a Crown Grant of the above  claims.  And further take notice thai action,  under section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 28th dav of April, 1017,  A.D. CHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  PleiHchmann's Yeast the   very best  made, at F. H. Jackson's.  P. BURNS & Go.  Llmltad  CRESTON        -       B.C.  Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOTJ*  VER; EDMONTON.  Detdp.ru In  MEAT  Wholesale and Ret nil  Fi.'  h. Game  TV  ���������ultry,  and Oysters  in Season  1   IKJJV.  4 1.  J.4J  .f... A.  our pr.ccs arc reasonable  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North-  West Territories and in a portion of  tho Provlnceof British Columbia, mny  be leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal fow a furthor term of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,500 acres will  bo leased to one applicant.  Application for a lonso must he made  by the applicant in person to tho Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in which  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory tho land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj. sections, and in unsurvey-  od torritory the tract applied foi* Bhall  bo staked out by thc applicant himself  Each application must bo accompanied by a foe of $5 which will be re-  tundcri it tho rights applied tor aro not  available, but not otherwise. Aroyalty  shall bo paid on the merchantable output of the mino at the rate of five cents  per ton.  The person operating the mine uhnV  furnish tho Agent wltli sworn rctnrnH  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable ooal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If the coal mining  righta are not lieing operated, unci.  rciui'tm tiiionld ha furoluhcd at lea**!  once a year.  Tho leaso will Include the conl mining rights only, rescinded by Chap.  27 of 4-5 George V. ntmonted to 12th  .Timo, 1014.  For full Info* in'iUoi' application  should he made to the Secretary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa.  or t.o anv aurent or Ruh-Atrent of  Dominion 1 jindw.  W. W. COllY, Deputy MlnM^r  the Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of thh  advciJuemmitwUI not be ituid for.  mmmmmaimmmSmmm  miMsmmma ^ifyftmi^ifyfr^tmteiJii.-.,,   j | Vf)>������ ���������' ������ff* !��������������������� ���������jut f**lf. ������������������ ii^fiwgj'*; qi ^T* 7.'  -/^..���������."ij.-������,r.i.*>''.-jT^''������**v..iw>Vi^  SCBDS BSYIBWa CBESTOK. B. CL"  MAA  PA  ���������"���������-Aftr******  "WuviiiJ/," that's -what's the tiialiev of 'em. Stomach anil inle>  tiiiai worms. Nearly as bail as tliMtempe-'r. C'oit you tow im;i-|i  to   feetl  'cm.      1 00k   bail���������arc  bail.      Don't  physic     'cm     to     death, t  Denmark Enriched by War!  TIii"-   .1;old   mine   ol"   .Denmark   is  ins  \y Canadians  snipping.     Every   company   tliat     has-  :m  old hulk to. repair, paint   and lookj  seized    upon   l>y     either!  I'mi.sh  agents  ;uul press-j  war   service-in   cur   form  <������������������*;  MEDICAL   CO..   Chemists, Goshen,   ind., 'U.S.A. J ���������������������������������"���������.������������������*-���������; -   The annual  reports of  four!   ;j*_ji; A.A.'~A...A  .'..A '���������.'..'-���������.'.. "AA.   A ". " ~..-*-.**r j  I<^'1'        Danish       shipping Comp.'UH S j  i mi      -r������ r* ���������    .   .,    i r-iiblisheil   h.)  dat j.*.  show   that  for  last!  j lhe BOOm in Germail Spirits } year   they   paid   dividends     u\ erasing j  SPOHN'S   COMPOUND   will  remove   the  worms,  improve   the   at>- \ i-ailablc-,    is  jjetite.   atitl   tone   'tin   UP   all   mound,   anil   don't   "physic."     Acts   on j (i^niKUl   Of  glands and blou1!.     J''tiU  directions  with each bottle,  nnd  sold  b>   all       m    't.,~  Urugsi^ts. } -' '     4*. , ".  SPOHN     jjeriir m      C r\       ^hA^ti-cfe r*f.*.Um.\      I.-./-1      '11 <i  A     I atiOCnet  I? Y'ir* er 1  INSURANCE  ������R  ^tSSJT  ��������� . B    mm  COMPANY  IS ISSUING a new policy contract which will  give your beneficiary a guaranteed monthly  income for life-   Write for pamphlet.  HEAD     OFFICE:   TORONTO  Repatriated ; Many   Thin&s    Have    Happen*  O'J: pet ce.ni . of ilu-ir capital.  -11111;  :d     to! of 43,000,000. kroner,  which  is  consid-  Bsths  Figures of Immigration    to    Canada  From  the  U.   S.   Given  The Minister of the Interior gave  Parliament some imeresiinti' inimi-  g-ration figures (or lhe war year--. I*,  reply to a question-lie slated'that l! c  number of Canadians repatriated  front  the   I'nited  States  lias  been:   In  Cheer the Enemy Up  i The start correspondent, o  : World in Berlin sends ihis 'illuminatej  ; ius** bit: "German spirits arc enjoymj**'  A.x boom as the result of an almost im-j  I precedented run of good news." lr.v-|  ��������� cry thing going Germany's way? Herj  i ally,  the  Turk,  has  lured  the   British i  i erahly    more    than     the    value      ������������1 Luxury is Something -Practically Un-i  { tnetr   whole   lleet   hoiote   the   deelara-J ,    :���������  o,. -o ..���������  ~r I  li*ei tiou  of  war  known in Some Parts of  the World  101 < 1 c    10,111     .   ( into   occupying   Bagdad,     notoriously]  111   lJ������l,4:Lh'.i*'VV-:   mian  unsanitarv  citv.   Her  generals  on  1915-10, 11,084; iu "ltflo-17, 10,246.  1'ne   number   of   immigrants  admitted  in lo   viiiiui  year  1910-1?   wus  /y>  1053-14.   17.638.  1 rf, ,-    i ���������      t C,  ~) \ t' \ ....     t.,.^rt\ttxxxtt  v      j-jvjj.      J.J.VJ      ������;\. iJ",   i *i  J the   Somme  have,  succeeded   iu  tu.ak  ,    . , ..     jihig the encmv chase  German  troop-,  during    the    hscal; castward; i*ul/3     WcariiiK     down    th  .\3*->**;  01   these a  thus     wearing  !'***��������� foe's slices:  on   Horses,   Oiltltf,   &>.,   qUH-klv   c\tied   bv  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  l'or   Sale  by   All   l'lealci's  Douglas   &    Co.,   Vrop'rs,   Nap a nee,    Ont.  (l-'v������*e   Sainiile   on    lU-Jiupst)  In many Kuropean countries, "the.  b'-st people," if you know what that  means, never bathe iu -water, writes  jtiilus Chambers iu the. .Rrooklvn  T.agle  Spanish     matrons     have   expressed  ivuich     surprise    at     my    complaints j  about   ihe  absence   of  bathing  facili-j  tits in the Madrid hotels.  One lady,!  wife of a distinguished member of thei  Two Washboards  For the Price oi One!  ���������rr  v-orlcs,  me    she    "had herself  How's This?  national starvation, and  that  thc bur-} They  are   merely  jumping   from    thc  km oi drudgery at tlte stove has heen1; frying   pun     into   "ihe    hve .���������Guelph  lousewite:} Herald.  We  ofler     Out   Hundred     *Oot!ar������   Rewfcfj*^  tor any casr of Citarrh that canaot bc cured  lilted  front  thc   German  lias not  Germany's Prussian  governors sueeeeded at last in adding lo thc  by   HaU'i   Catarrh   Cu  Hall's    Catanh    Car  ure.  tatarrh su*?e:crs  bss    been  tor  the    past  takta b*  tiitrty-ftTc  years,- ana fc.������4 bccor.i- kaowa u th* asost  reliable remedy ������or Cutavi'H. Hfcll'a Cmtarrlj  Cute iC-������ throjie'.i the Blood or tbe Msico-.i*  *urtace������, expelSing- the Po:soa froai the Blood  tad   healtaj   the   ciseased   povnoa*.  After you ha-������e taken Hall** Cmtarth Cure  .'sr i shore titne yois wil! see a g-ieit {���������.i*.pTO*e������  aject ia yoxsT ger.rril heaiih. Sttrt taking  Hall's   Citarch   *";-yr   '**   once   ar.d   set   rtd  ol  tisi of hcr antagonists the richest j  :uni one of the most powerful of na-!  liiSns? Uuprceendented run ot g'ood.'1  ncv.s" Wliy. it's th.c lnillenttitim!-  York Sun.  a e w  ANISH  ci^arra.  o^   tesittt-.oa:^.  CHEX'bY   &   CO  ill   l>: xi gtlil*,   7:^  1 o-.wo,   v/aiv.  IMPLES  AND ERUPTIONS  "Whet,  ^i-aiuted  "The i  monev   ;-.  un  UH!V  ������������������ae    I  sy     beeon.  in-L.at-d'"  asked   hii;  e   :;;arric<j  i  Treating   Barb   Wire  i ins i> tn.e  when horses,  suiimal-- are ft  coming itt cot  fences. A r  with popular  ;  -ea^o;  Woimcjs ;  lhc yearj  rattle and other farm;  yi.juently lacerated by!  '.tact with barb wire'  '-���������medy th  avor ia tl  In   the   Spring  Most People   Need a  Tonic Medicine  One of the surest signs that the  blood i-* out of order is thc pimples,  unsightly eruptions and eczema that  come frequently vvith ihe change  from winter to spring. These prove  that the long indoor life  of    -winter  There is a Message  in This Lady s Story  SHE     TELLS     WHAT      DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS DO FOR  WOMEN  rubbed down in oil once a week, but  never had got into a tub of water and  never would."  Throughout Hungary, outside Budapest, baths are unknown in hotels  or iu  castles  of thc  nobility.  My memory of London hotels goes  back to 1875, when there was not a  single bathtub in any hotel in that  city. A tin pan and bucket of warm  water was the only "tub"���������and you  were lucky to get  that.  Aud in. that same period iu New  York City the Metropolitan and "St.  Nicholas hotels, supposed to be models of excellence, were totally wanting in bathrooms.  Both sides of EDDY'S  Twin Beaver Washboards  can be used-���������giving double  service for the price of one.  Made of INDURATED  FIBREWARE (which is  really pulp hardened ano  baked by a special process)  it cannot splinter or fall  apart. Won't hurt your finger* or tear you clothe!.  Double value for your money���������almost life lasting.  Don't do another washhSff  tintil you get one..  ASK YOUR DEALER.  The ������. B. Eddy Company  Lissite-d  mil ''-���������-��������� CANADA  l>    Egyptian     Liniment. Farmers  throughout   tlte  west   would  do   well1  to call in the aid of this remedy whenj *���������?Ho���������  treating   their   farm   animal-?.     Often i  a valuable horse has been saved from  prolonged  disablement   by  having    a  good  remedy  elosc  at  hand.     Write  to   Douglas   6c   Co..   Napanee,   Out..  and secure a free sample of Egyptian  Liniment.  has  had  its  effect  upon     the    blood  aud that a  tonic,  medicine  is needed  im-etingi lo 5>UI '1Z "ok*-* Indeed tliere arc few  conncc'ion' people who do not need a tonic    at  this   seas������"):i.     Bad     blood     does  not  merely   show     itself     in     disfiguring  To this same condition is  due attacks  of rheumatism aud lumbago; the sharp  stabbing    pains    of  sciatica  and neuralgia, poor appetite  and a desire to avoid exertion.    Yon  cannot cure these troubles hy the use  $200,000,000 in Gold From Klondike  Tlic earliest placer mining in the  Alaska part ot the Yukon basin was  done on the bars of Eortymile river  in 1886. and during tbe next two  years hundreds of miner** went to  lhc scene of the discovery. This  even opened up inland Alaska, and  led to the discovery 01* the famous  Klondike placers on thc Canadian  jjide of tfte boundary, some 10 vears  ifctcr. Myjre than $200,000,000 worth  of gold has been taken out of the  Klondike\aud the Alaska Yukon placer camps in the 30 years since Forty-  mile was discovered. Of this about  $6,500,000 worth of gold has comc  from   lhe   Fortymile  district.  .  Will think:- baby will make a gre;  politician.  Why?  Well,  he   crawls   mil   of   everything  so easily.  of purgative medicines���������you need  a tonic, and a tonic only, and among  ill medicines there is none can equal  Dr. WiUiams' Pink Pills for their  ionic, "life-giving, nerve-restoring  powers. Every dose of this medicine  makes new, rich blood which drives  out impurities, stimulates every organ and brings a feeling of nev.*  health aud energy to weak, tired, ailing men, women and children. If  you arc out of sorts give this medicine a trial and see how quickly it  will   restore     the     appetite,       revive  She Was Troubled With Weakness  and Her Daughter Had Nervous  Trouble. Dodd's Kidney Pills  Proved the Remedy They Both  Needed.  Hamilton, Out., (Special)���������The  story told by Mrs. H. Dickens., of  70 Tom Street, this city, carries a  message of hope to every suffering-  woman in Canada.  "After my baby was born." Mrs.  Dickens states, " I used to suffer with  my back and had no heart to do my  work around the home. But I read  about Dodd's Kidney Pills and what  they have done for others, so I  thought I would get ti box and see  what they would do for me.  "I am pleased to say that after taking two boxe,s I found such great relief 1 would ilol be without them in  the house.  "My daughter, too, had l^cn very!  sick on and off for a long time. Her  nerves got so bad we were afraid wc  would see her in  the  hospital.     But  Pills of Attested Value.���������Parmelee's Vegetable Pills arc the result of  careful study of the 'u*o**>c!*tics of certain roots and herbs, and the action  of such as sedatives and laxatives on  the digestive apparatus. %)-e-.success  the compounders have met with attests the value of their work. These  pills have been recognized, for many  years as the best cleansers of the system that cau be got. Their excellence  was recognized from the first and  they grow more popular daily.  The Flippant Clerk  "Don't you know*, Plumdig, that  .when a clerk on a moderate salary-  goes to putting on airs,- wearing diamonds and buying fancy stock he's  running  a  risk?"  "If you mean me, Gwindle, there's  a surety company thai, takes all the  risk in my case."���������New. Haven-Union.'  '  Drives Asthma Like Magic,  immediate help from Dr. J. D.  logg's   Asthma   Remedy   seems  .The.  Kel-  like  I  am  pleased  to  say  she    is    better1, magic. Nevertheless it is only a nat-  WITH *  I GOOD LIVING  is excellently attained by adding  to the daily menu  a ration of  j Grape-Nuts  Goodness���������Energy���������Ease of Digestion���������l^xcei-  lent Flavor-are  all found in this  truly remarkable  ���������wheal and barley  food.  drooping spirits, and fill your    veins  with new, health-giving blood. 1  You can get these. Pills    from anyj  medicine   dealer   or  by     mail     at  50|  cents  a  box  or  six boxes   for  $2.50i  from     Thc     Dr.      Williams'     Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont. j  Manless Play Fails  "Petticoats,"  a   manless  play,    was  withdrawn at thc Garrick aftcr    one  of thc shortest runs on record though  it    lived    longer   than   an   ill-starred  piece    one    rcincrbcrs    at    the    old  Opera   Comiquc,   which   did   not  sur-i  vivc thc night of production.    These  all-women  plays   seldom   seem   lo hit  the  public,   taste   to  any    perceptible,  extent.   The   reason   is   not     far    to  seek.   Theatres arc mostly  supported  by women, as any manager of experience will tell you. And a play without a man in it would seem very flat,  stale and unprofitable to the average  woman   playgoer.     The     day   of  the  "matinee idol" is not yet over .���������--London  Globe,  Asfc for Minard's and take no other-  through  taking Dodd's  Kidney Pills  "I never thought Dodd's Kidney  I'ills could have done such good  work and I am telling all my friends  about them."  Women's troubles, or nearly all of  litem, come from sick kidneys. The  cure for them is thc old    established  . remedy for sick kidnevs, Dodd's Kid-  | r.ey  Pills.  We're Adopted  Kew glory attaches to the flag o  the Dominion, novv topping- thc long  contested ridge of Vimy. Again  have our American brothers from  ubovc the bprder risen gloriously to  opportunity; once more lias thc Canadian contingent of free men proven  ilpclf superior to thc enemy that  v.-ould crush out freedom. Americans  of thc United States hail thc achievement*; of those other Americans, and  j .-'.re proud of them,���������New York Herald.  ural remedy used in a natural way  The smoke or vapor, reaching thc  most remote passages of the affected  tubes, brushes aside the trouble aud  opens a way for fresh air to enter.  It is sold by dealers throughout the  laud.  ,m*  *  rm mm  It may be any old kind  ' but  ..... I P k  if 11 \* t%  AXLE GREASE  THE  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited  BRANCHES THROUGHOUT  CANADA  The Awkward Age  "Tommy,  you're  too  old  to  cry."  "Yes, and   I'm   too  young to  have  what I'm crying for."���������Punch Bpwl.  No child should be allowed lo suffer from worms, when prompt relief  can bc got in a simple but strong remedy���������Mother Graves' Worm H-ste.---  ruinator.  -TT*  Arairka's  - Ploniir  ROOK ON  DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  M'*ll������4 {ve* to but ftadreM Toy  tbt Author  H. CLAY GLOVER CO., h������  DOE RraftliiK 81" Weat 31 tt Street, New York  \m^mm*rt**,m-,,*A*,m,*mmtmmmm���������m*mmmm*tmmMa<mmmm**mim  Tie���������Why. don't   you   lake  ���������mitahlc   time   to   go   lo  your  maker?  a  more  dress-  THERAPION ffittKa  BtoalniCtCJiii, CUIUS CHRONtC- WEAKNESS. LOSTVIOO*  ft VIUKIONKV.   BLADDSR..-Dl9j*ttS*t{J. BLOOD VblSOttj  . r*-i(.KS   eiTHtc*������ no. druggists or mail oi. roex"������"oTa  ;  ffOUOgRA CO. SJ. BBSKUA.M AT. NEW V(JRKor|.TUAM������ltO������  ���������rpKOt-ITO.   WHITKtTOR rft>K BOOK TO D*. LtrCLKM  Shc-My dear man, all limes to go| aDflfflffiKi������r'a,-S  to a  dressmaker arc  fitting* ones.        (THERAPION  ftSiftSW  ,, . .       "  _ , I ��������������������� TH**  TRAD* MARKC0 WORD 'THKKAPIOH' ������ Ot*f  Minards      Lmnnent      Lumberman s, ������*������������.oovt.������TAMf ATmEo*oj,LLaiNuiM������������ACM*w.  A  Friend.  32  w ������*n IB  n*-1  Woman Saved From a Serious Surgical Operation.   a  ���������'������?������.;���������':; {to  ���������-.Xm-'.f.'n   ���������������r������ ' ���������������������.��������� ������������������./*������' ��������� ~Jf!f  The Future of Siberia  A Country Rich in Natural Resources  .    That. Will Soon Be Heard  From  Siberia is celebrating ihr* suiee������\s of  tlic Ru'-sian revolution. 'J'lie outside  world may crime to think of Siberia  us another Canada or Argentina In*.-  lore many year1*. A hundred year-.*  ago, people, regarded Australia ms  nothing more than a penal sclllenicm  for convicts.  When Prince l.volV, president of  thc Zcmstvo council, and note prime  minister of Itussiu, visited Canada a  lew years ago lo study the organizations of thc united fanner* and grain  grower*, hc spoke cntliU.*ia*lically of  ���������-il'i.'ii.i. kii.-.-'ia'.*- c.c-Ii-ijj di'iniiiii'ii i������  said to bc richly endowed with mineral wealth, including the precious,  uici-ah and coal. There arc immense  iiutiU'.d rcwiurces in Siberia, and  when  tlir  energies ot  liiiancial iinpcr-  Louisville, Ky.���������"For four yours I  aulVerod from femuiu  troubles,  head-  ar-hea, and nerevousnoew.     I could not  ulrtcp, had no appetite and it hurt me to  walk.   If I triod to do any worlc, I  would havo to lio down beforo it was  finished.    Tho doc-  tori*  said   I  -would  havo to ho operated on and I simply  bro Ico down.     A  friend advised  me  to    try    Lydia  E���������  Pinkham's Vegetable   Compound,  and tho result ia I  feel like a now woman,   X am well and  wtrong,   do  all my  own houflo work and  have an eight pound baby girl. I know  Lydia 13. Pinkham'* Vega table Compound oaved mo aVoiu uu opcrutiou  which ovwry woman drendn." ��������� Mm.  Nklur Pif.HHA.CK, 152L Christy Ave,  LouUvillA, Ky.  li'veryum-i naturally dread* thc nur-  jj������on'ci Icnifrt.    Sonw*'tim<������H nothing; el������������  ialbmi are no longer i;ikcn up in war,   will do, hut many tiin-"������ Lydia E. Plnk-  sihcii.j   ni,.\   bcuJinc  the  gie.ui    now   ham's Vegetable Compound lioa fiav-vl  th<t luitiuut and mad* an operation un-  n������c������H!iary.  If you have any symptom ahout which  you would IiUji to know, wnu> to turn  ���������Lydiu 10. Pinlch  mud   inr  i  ami  pow  ni tn <���������  ���������l i,  W. Im.  U  11S8  gnmini*  j.rontr'ii  I   llUcil.  xploiting railway  franchises  '* leanes, iu  promoting coin-  if   j|j--ilitt('    in    hind.   .Hid      ol  ich Irom  llu* I mils of oilier   ^  Hmm     tf.-n'-r.iUv      (uuvsal Iv/diii Iv Pinlclutm Medicine*- Co.^ Lynn,  I M-ft***., (or tieipiui mivicw uivon ���������.to**.  The Submarine Net  ilo.nr the  Undersea    Boat    Become;  Entangled in Its Meshes  A submarine net is nuide\of wir ���������  rope, about as thick as a lead pencil,  and thc meshes are of great size--  about ten or fifteen feet square. '.I I tenet has floats on top that keep bob-  bii g up and down like, the float of a  Iish line, aud on the bottom are  y, lights that keep the whole thing  in a perpendicular position. The ;..th-  niarinc cannot submerge to very  (.,*.cat depths ou acocuut of the pressure���������200 feet being about the limiting depth. It sails innocently ahmg,  therefore, mi Iil it pushes its nose into  these meshes. 'J'lie net now trails  along on both sides of lhe submarine���������its progress revealing the fact  that something below is supplying lhc  motive power, Perhaps lhc nd suddenly stops: that means that lhe hidden submarine has stopped, its navigators having made, the horrible discovery that they arc trapped���������or perhaps the nci haa become twisted in  lhc propeller.  Under these condition** lhc. wis;  submarine rises lo tin* surface. It  surrenders, becomes ilu* property of  the enemy, and it-> crew arc. made  prisoners. If it docs tut take Mich  action one of two things Avill happen,  The enemy will wail upon the surface until lhc submersible comes up,  or, if il sUul.s moving, thc ctteit'V will  follow t tt ti I the inevitable tipi ly-hip.  PjUI perhaps* the surface ctMiminndcr  gets impalicnl, iu such a case he cau  hi a bomb down into ihe water,  which v-v ���������<��������� ct-pioiie wii<-ii 0 huh "mm  lhe root of lhe siihmarini* .������������������From  Mint   v\ oi in ������   V> ni iv..  Tha Oret.4 Mntfiish flume***  .'am* and bkv*4orat������a th������ wheto  lMrTt-yua-frrkaiM, mtHu* **w BiImmI  m* *.������*.    %,   ,*���������*. *ad������ Vf***  Ow** Jt'tr****  JQebtttithitmlid ana J9rat* Wsrrv, JOsspom.  ttttmsrf, FaiUn* itsmorv.  **t* |l par hSs. at*  tlruvturt** or KtaJUd in -plain pVr. *n r������Mlpt at  LAUNDRY   BILLS  tit'e uiniecemary IC you wear  Arlington C?c������!5^r9 **ind Cuffs  They ere -tviaorprooCuiul 'ill tlmt is neeensary  Vlfll tliey lif-oniiK* sntteit Islo vvush ttirm with  Koitp atut WjUoranfl thry JouK- nt rdoiI nr. Hunn.  No Irontnif l������ unecHBiiry. Auk your UcaUr for  them.   "Muiiiii'tiettircd by tlio  ARUNQTON OO. OP CANADA, Llmitod  f rumor Avenue, Toronto   MONEY ORDERS   The n������f������ wny to uetul money by mail i������ by  TYninininn   l<*.������pri;ii"t   Monry   Oriler.  The Inaanc Gorilla  The impulses of lhc German sol*  dicr seem to he those of an inaain  gorilla, rendered more, diabolic, by llui  possession of malevolent intelligence.  11 had become the duty not of England, iM'inre and Kti'^ia alon*', hnl  T-.f ;*'.! m^vlriud, Ut a con'*{>���������***��������� out* th4  spirit, of evil and restore safety tr������  lhc earth .--'New  York Smi.  0m*wmm**0**mmm  ;-ac:r  S^vm-^ Oraimlalml Eytlidv;  l*p9-  mut to MM* ftoirt wul Wl������4  ulokly r������U������*r������d by Mwrii*  Eyes ^bft������������r%  WM������|    #^������������j������|  |u������t Ky������ Comfort.  k-h...  ...... n...I.       m*m.JX.m *-...  mtftm.   *m.t,.m... w,  wm.  ������������������������������  ������.~...������.    ,-mw^mm.m *.***  Gtivzh,T\&Wmlc.ForBeth������Uh4Ey4rt&*tk  i.  'ii  t'4  "ttmmftts'xy'm.-.r.r.^.:   -' Iiiiiiljnn  m*m  ��������� J.,.-...,-. ^^marmMm^mm**-^/. I^^m*mda*t!mtf*l  '""'I'L' I' Hl....lll^li..:l������ll.l....l..^'I.I..M..������ll..^.l..^^l.^^^������.-^.^)|||.||.,.t||..|M|,tf,,1W|^Mt|l|||||^Mt^  **  mmm. W^tT^f^' V^StM-TT-  ���������W-fiiWIi  ^^Jf'p^yj^-r*"^^^^  !^^^^^1^^^^.^^S  '���������"������������������'���������"'"���������������������������' '���������'''���������(gii^^Si.^  mmmmn* m.*m*.  E  J-%  Doctor Tells How to Strengthen  lesighi 59. per ce  Week's Time in  ������ 'S-ft        S    S^i   *rx  ������ SB    S mm**s  mstmi^^&  l<Lf*C>&  A  Pi;cc .Pieecriptipii   Yuu   Can .Have   Filled  and  Use at  Home  LONDON.���������'Do   you   wear   glasses?       Arc  you a victim of.eye siraiu.or other eye weaknesses?     Jf   so,   you   will   be   glad   to-   kiip'.v  tliat ������oi:ardi:ig to Dr. Lewis there is real hope  {oi* you.    Many  whose eyes  were  failing say  Ihey have "li.id their eyes restored tlivough.#the  tfnnciple  of  this  wonderful  free  prescription.  Oiift man says, alter trying it:  "1 was almost  blind;  could  not see to read  at all.     Now  T  can read everything without any  glasses  and  my   eyes   ilo   not  water   any   more.   At ,night  they   would   pain  drcudfully:   now   they     feel  tine  alt  the  time.     Jt was  lil<e  a  miracle  to  Hie."    A lady who used it says:,''The atmosphere  seemed  hazy  with  or  without   glasses,  but   after   using   this   prescription   for   fifteen  days every thing seems clear.   I can  eveir read  fine   print  without   glasses."     .It   is   believed  that thousands who wear glasses' can now discard  tlicm   in   a   reasonable   time   and  multitudes   more  will  be'able  to  strengthen   their  eyes  so as  to be spared the trouble and expense of ever getting glasses.   Eye troubles ot  many  descriptions  may   be  wonderfully  bene  fited  by  following  thc  simple  rules.   Here  is  the prescription; lio to'any active drug store  A Worthy Ally  /  Not Sneering at Britain Now Says aj  Chicago Paper  It  is  a  little  painful  to  recall  now \  that  there were --Americans  enjoying j _ _  peace. a.nd prosperity, who sneered at}  Great   Britain's  part  in  the  war and I MORE  THAN   A    MATCH   FOR   THE   HUN    MACHINE  and get a bottle of Bon-Opto tablets;��������� Drop   spoke  scornfully   of   England's  being  one   Bon-Opto   tablet  in  a  fourth of  a  glass'   * - -   of   water   and   allow  to   dissolve.   With   this  liquiil bathe the eyes'two lo four time's daily  You should notice your eyes clcfti- up perceptibly right from the start and' inflammation will quickly disappear. It your eyeu arc  bothering you, even a little, take steps.to save  them now before it is too late. Many hopelessly blind might have been saved if they  had cared for their eyes  in time.  Note: Another prominent Physician to  whom the above article was submitted, said:  "Uon-Opto is a very remarkable remedy. Its  constituent ingredients are well known to  eminent eye specialists  by  them.  The  iuanufa<   ..  strengthen eyesight 50 per cent, in one week's  time in many instances or refund the money.  It can bc obtained from any good druggist  and is one of .'the very few preparations I  feel should be kept on hand for regular use  in almost every' family." The Valmas Drug  Co., Store 6, Toronto, will fill your orders if  your druggist cannot.  FARMER HAS A PLACE OF HONOR  IN THE FIGHT AGAINST GERMANY  FOOD SHORTAGE ADDS TO MILITARY DIFFICULTIES  ready to fight to the fall of thc last  Frenchman.  Those were thc days when Great  Britain was preparing and we. were  still debating preparedness. Our-debate is uot yet at an end���������watch congress this week���������but-the magnificent  army of Great Britain is redeeming  miles of invaded France.  ��������� Steadily, as hcr preparations pro-  S^*^ly*^rib5itceded, she assumed wider responsb  facturers guarantee it to\bihties on land, while-her great navy,  held the seas and fought the submarines. More than a million of hcr  sons have fallen, killed or wounded,  in the light for Belgium and France.  The men of her unfettered dominions atc~ dying by their own choice  for the cause of freedom. She is. .an  ally worthy of our comradeship. Her  sacrifices may well provoke us to  heroic emulation .���������Chicago Evening  Post.  Battle of Arras was Fmal Demonstration of the Fact that British  Army has Arrived and is Greater Menace than any German  - Officer Ever Imagined Could Come Out o������ England  ���������... _���������L o '.���������'���������'  Workers on the Land Constitute the Last Reserves in the War of  Freedom, and the Soil on Which Crops are Grown will be the  X. Strategic Ground on which War will be Decided  p  :   ..x.: ���������-~���������    . o : ��������� -  Work   of Britiah   Gunners  No one can rise from a careful)  .study of thc appeal in this issue from  the Organization of Resources Committee without feeang that "famine  and world-hunger are on our threshold," and that we must produce more  food or face a period of terrible w*ant  and suffering. '"'���������������������������  The high cost of living should  convince the most skeptical that we  are living in no ordinary times. Canada is outside the war zone, it is  true, and docs not yet know what il  means to be put on limited rations,  as in Britain, and to bc restricted in  the use of meat and other comforts-  of life. It is difficult for those who  at present experience no shortage in  food to realize" that world-hunger  may come before the 1918 crop is  harvested, unless those who own or  till the soii make good use of.it tins  season. A place of honor in the firing  line awaits;- the farmer in the fight  against Germany. As Mr.iJoyd  George says:  ���������'��������� "The line which the. British Empire  holds against the Germans is held by  those who work on the land as well  as by those who fight on land and  sea. "If it breaks at any point it  breaks everywhere. In the face o������ the  enemy thc seamen of our Royal naval  ���������find mercantile marine and the soldiers gathered from every part of our  Empire hold our line firstly. You  workers on land must hold your part  of our line as strongly. Every full  day's labor you do helps to shorten  the struggle "and bring us nearer vie-  (ory. Every idle day, all loitering,  lengthens the struggle and makes de-  War Material for Front  British Rails Torn Up for War Lines  Ill  r l ouv������  Great Britain is tearing up the rails  from hcr own railroads to take across  the channel. for use behind the lines  in France, according to a returned  American" traveler, whose business  took him both to England and the  Continent.  "No private citizen knows how  many miles of England's, railroads  have already been laid in France," hc  said. "But ship after ship is cross-  t ing the Channel, loaded with secondhand rails, and ties; and men are  busy tearing up more track to send  all the time."  The military authorities do not reveal the destination to which the  railway material is sent; but plenty  of people have seen it unloaded and  started inland. '���������   ���������  "They seem to be hurling men, material, trains and guns into France  in a torrent," he said. "It is the belief that Britain has more than 6,-  000,000 men in the French front already, and that she has 2,000.000  more training, ready to send, in another six months.  "France I15JS- about all of her men  at the front now. The 1913 men,  are getting ready to go to the trenches; and that will leave only boys under 17 and old men in thc country.  France can't send any more levies  into the field after the 1918 * class  goes."  Thc traveler said that the government   was   leaving   enough   railroad  Destroyed a German    Target    Four  Miles Away With Howitzer  Fire "  The Daily ifail's. correspondents at  the front says he has never seen such  evidence of the diabolical accuracy  and deadlincss of the_ British.howitzer fire in tr?c big drive.  He mentioned four narrow, doomed machine gun posts, built hf the  Germans of reinforced concrete, two  feet thick with iron girders and earth  banking, each of which had been  destroyed by a single British shell.  Targets a" yard square, he says,  v-ere hit from four miles oft*. "Ruin,  utter ruin.everywhere" is thc picture  of thc arena covered by the British  bombardment given by the Daily Express correspondent. Chaos and appalling desolation. Five divisions of  infantry grew hungry under this  bombardment, as supplies could not  be brought up.  He talked with some prisoners,  vvho said they smoked and slept in  their dugouts waiting foi*. the storm  to pass. From time to time a scout  ���������would climb the stair to look ;;out,  but return to report no sign of a  lull. The, telephones rang with angry  messages from the generals in their  safe places in the rear, but tliey  could not drive their men out into  the hurricane of shells.  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It is thc  hope of thc enemy to avert defeat by  starving Britain into a premature and  unstable peace.  Under thc. most favorable conditions    the    shortage    of  food throughout the world    will  increase thc military difficulties of thc  Allied nations.    To enable the farmer  to respond with  promptitude  to  thc  call labor    must    bc      forthcoming.  Nothing counts in  this war but victory.       Everything must go    before  the enemy is allowed lo plant bis. accursed heel on  thc neck  of  Europe.  Were peace to come tomorrow    the  food crisis would Mill be with us.  It  iu time for action.    To every boy  and man who can help in this work  thc call comes.       With   the farmer's  they   constitute,   the   last   reserves   in  the war of freedom.    As the appeal  foi* increased food production    states,  "the  soil  on  which  crops  arc.  grown  is the. strategic ground on wliich wars  are. decided."    Every farmer and every  man   not   on   active   service,     ean  help.���������Toronto  Globe.     <���������  "there are so many English rails m  France and so many English'locomotives and trains there that it will take  a good two years to get them up and  back across the Channel aftcr the war  is over."  Thia traveler said that the problem  of satisfying the veterans who arc-  turned loose in the country when  peace comes will be a big one for  England.  "The men who have been two  years in the trenches seem to bc.  knocked out of worlc, even if they arc  not crippled. Thc punch is taken  out of them. They won't work. They  don't like to settle down to any  grind," he said.  Brooklyn Praises Canadians  to    the  580 Tractors Used in British Fieldfi  ������r\ recent letter from London said:  in-the house of lords Lord Far-  moor asked what steps had been taken to BUpplv motor plougtis to farm-  .;-.;. Thc Puke nf 'Marlborough said  the'government had in use 100 motor  tractors from America, fifty caterpil-vj 50,000 men to Europe  litr tractors wliich were to go to Russia, but of which wc bad been permitted a few weeks thc use of, and  ��������� 130 motor tractors lent to the department, by private owners. These  SP0 tractors were capable of ploughing 3,000 aa**s_ of land a day. Ke-  jiints .iho\i<..'d luri'c ���������������'''��������� '  to inn ti and repair them.  .!..   \.th  A Glorious Chapter    Added  History of Canada  We have special reason to rejoice  in lhe victory of the Entente iu the  battle of Arras. The famous Vimy  -ridge, most formidable, of all the positions so far taken, was conqiuircd by  our neighbors, thc Canadians. Canada, with a population less than thai  of New York Stale, has managed to  scud men to thc European battlefield  in sufficient numbers to make, this  British victory the. more conclusive,  That is thc answer to the. German  contention that the United States can  do nothing m tins war.   Cau<ul������i acui  in a fow  mouths aftcr thc beginning *���������������' the  war. She. has since sent over .500,000  und promises to contribute a full half  million troops before the end of tlte  war.  Thc taking of Viiny Ridge was a  fir ft rate 'ichiovcinc.nl. It adds a  gle.rie>up   '*lnipt<'i'   to   the     history     of  Driving Enemy Back  The Sort of War That Great Britain  Is Waging  The Germans boast that wc do hot  break  through   their   lines.      This   is  really a joke when we  recall    their  other boasts that they are entrenched  right back to  their own  borders  and beyond.     If the Germans    gave  way without fighting, we would hardly venture to thrust forward a salient  so exposed and so slender as to pass  their ultimate lines.     We. do    break  through their first lines���������that is, the  only Tines  wc attack.     We do    take  from them strong and important positions. Wc do compel the withdrawal  of  their  entire  front.     YVhen   wc  can assemble so great a weight    of  metal and infantry as  to bc  able  at  will  to  surely  capture  the strongest  enemy positions in a few hours after  proper preparation, wc. will havc.    thc.  enemy beaten.  It will then be only a  matter of thc application of our superiority at thc pivotal points until wc  havc driven  thc Germans back    into  their own country.  That will be defeat in the sort of war we. afc waging.���������Montreal  Star.  Dealing  With   Submarines  Will Organize  Methods for   Dealing  Successfully With the Menace  "Vou need have no misgivings. As  soon as thc war is over you will know  ��������� you will hear a great story. 1. can  tell you this from my personal knowledge. A particular invention that was  placed in thc hands of the admiralty  was responsible, iu lhc conrf-c of four  months for getting rid of sixty-nine  German submarines. It is perfectly  duo lhat recently they havc built a  much larger number of submarines���������  practically thc whole of their shipbuilding vesourecs havc been devoted  to this���������and that they now have, oer-  lain apnliances for dealing with this  particular invention 1 have alluded to.  Tut there is something else. I cm  ���������������������������wv from things within my knowledge that you can resi with i'������mti-  deuce that the German ���������mhmariup.  policy is going to come to an end  n lilllc bit before that empire, will  conic to an end."���������1'rom ;������ Speech by  Cb incut   Kdwards,  Al , L\  Notwithstanding these facts, our  modern and well equipped plant for  this particular work enables us to  still keep our prices reasonably  low. . Before placing your next order  write us for samples and prices, or  consult the proprietor of this paper.  Wc make a specialty ot Carbon  Back or Coated Books, also O.K.  Special Triplicate books. 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Our prices  on 8x11 size in 100M quantities and  upwards, are very low, considering  thc present high price of this paper.  Wc can supply any quantity printed  "Choice. Dairy  Butter"  from  stock.  Our machinery and equipment for  Waxing and Printing is the most  modern and complete in Canada and  ensures you first-class goods and  prompt  service.  APPI.EFORD   COUNTER  CHECK  BOOK COMPANY, LTD.  Hamilton, Canada.  Offices:   Toronto,   Montreal,     Winnipeg,  Vancouver..  Frank H. Simonds says in the New  York Tribune: Whatever the subse-  c-.uent development may be it is clear  now that the. battle of Arras represents the most successful British operation during the war, and one of m  the most successful attacks' m the  history warfare.  Naturally,    it    will    be    compared,  first, with the la-st of the French offensives at  Verdun.   In that case the.  French  attacked  a  front  of    several  miles,  penetrated  the   German    lines  for a little less than three, and took  something  over  11,000 prisoners  and  more than a  hundred guns.  Judging  by this standard it will bc seen that  thc   British   in.   their  attack   east     of  Arras captured about the same number of guns and prisoners on a front  of twelve miles, as against seven, but  advanced something like    twice    the aa  distance that the French did.     .������#S^';\..-���������'-.-..'-A:  The    British,    attacking    v^^-'aioj^M^^*.'���������  limited object but to smsishMiv^lijSU^^W^--  h.veleve miles   of    the Germ'a^^fep-a^^^^'.''''-  were more successful .than ahy^lflh^fTPaaP.'::.y;f  allied    army    on thc western ������������������frd'fiP-iPa  during the  war*   At  Neuve  Chapelle '-.���������;      A  two  years  ago   they    gained    rathec t  less than a mile on a front of two or  three.  At Loos they gained perhaps  two or three miles on a front of sew   .  en or eight.    The French    in    thei* ~-\  great attack at Champagne, advanced  more than two miles on a front 0%  fifteen miles. In the first days of the  battle of the Somme the British adT  vance was. less than two miles, and it .  was not until September, that is, three  months after the battle opened���������thai  the British had made as much grounc)  as they have now made about Arras���������'. ���������  The French attack at the Sornm������  was more immediately, successful anu  gained perhaps: fottr^niiles.     f '  It has been the British theory thaij  under constant poundings    the Gerr  man morale was breaking down. ��������� -%  was many times told at the'  isritisli  front of the growing    readiness    of  Germans   to   surrender.    Because oJ|  the considerable number of German ii  coming in night after night, the Brit*'  ish soldiers and officers felt that th*  Germans were beginning  to "weaken,  and that the present battle is far an<S  away the most impressive    evidence  cf the correctness of their estimate-fV  Nothing    cau    detract    from    the  splendid achievement of the-  British  army in the battle of Arras.  It is 1% .  bnal demonstration of the    fact thai  thc  British  army has  arrived,    that  the British soldier is" a match for the  German conscript; and the    machine  that Britain has created is a    menace  to thc German army, a greater men**  ace than any German officer ever imagined could come    out of England,.  Arras is novv the measure of the nevtr  British army.   It justifies the convic-*'  tion that I found everywhere in thi������  army    when    I    Avas in  France twd  months ago, that It is a better army  than thc German army.  No one could visit the British ar>  A Vanished Bugbear  For Amateur Agriculturalists  Books on gardening are all very  veil, but Ihey should be read on Sundays and late al night. The working  hours should bc used in digging���������  but not into literature .---Toronto  New*.  Human Beings, and Germans  l-'onn-'f Ainhasafukir Gerard tells  .1  Canada's part.in the war, and there Ujj j(.niut,e   tale  01   Ge/inan   inui..lil.\   (���������/  ��������� cisoniis  of   war,   and   ho' speaks   ae.  reason to bclii-.vo. that when thc full  fruits of that victory arc garnered il  will be found that to the Canadians  belongs the honor of having insured  the complete success of the hat lb; of  ArraH . ��������� Brooklyn F.agle.  W.      N.      U.  ma  Mrs.   Howard���������She's as dcvot������-d .x>  ,1  mother to him.  Modern  Mater���������<ji.uiou������;     i ������  ar indifferent  a*.   llMtf  an eye-witness. One is almost tempted to credit Kipling's remark lhat  lhc world is divided into two classes  ���������human beiijgs and Grruian*;. Toronto  Globe.  Nothing to Prevent Americans from  Taking  up  Land   Here  When Canada entered the war with  Gr.cat Britain, many Americans  thought they might be compelled to  bear arms if they crossed the border  and took up Canadian land. That,  fallacy has been pretty well dispelled  and in addition to this lhc t'nitcd  Stales itself is now heart and soul  in th'e war so that tliere is nothing of  this ,nature, to prevent Americans  who wish from taking up land.  Since JanTiary 1 of ihis year 750  carloads of settlers' effects jiave passed through Winnipeg'. The majority of theso. were from eastern Canada aud many hundreds of cars of settlers' effects have entered western  Caiuid.v at various points 011 the border. Thc aggregate value, of these  effects amount to $l,r>00>000. giving  pome idea of the. total value the west  lias already received from incoming  settlers this year.  Great preparations are heinw; made  in order rhat every available"-- acre  maySe. "seeded this spring and despite  tiir* talk of shortage of lab<*r, thc  indications arc lhat the acreage put  i:: cio'.' v. ill !v vrry hivpe . Au -ulded  stimulus is thc report of a poor win-  tor wheat orop in the eeutr.tl states  and a reported world shortage, of  wheal.  U i:. fully v'*:*'i,vil 111 n 1 tin* i-vatcr  ihe crop produced in llieN \\e->i, the  greater will bc the general future  prosperity of the country, for many  i lines of industry depend fm thoir  perm,incut mii;ccs-j oh lhc <io|. j,in-  ili-jf-d hv  iho farmers of thc  west.  my last winter and not feel that U  expected to win. Some of its expect^  alions are now being realized lb  what must bc. accepted as scientifically the best military feat of the  British in the. war.  Russians are Resolved  To peat the Teuton  Paul Miliukofi;, Makes a Statement to  the Allied Delegates  Russia's allies need have no fear  that shc will desert the alliance ov  weaken hcr resistance*(o the enemy,  Professor Paul Miliukoff, the foreign  minister, said in an address to tno  representatives of thc British and  French workinghen who we're recently in Petrograd.  "Ave understand that at. the. moment of .the revolution you might bo  afraid wc would lose, our strength  for rcsi-'i'inee," said the foreign minister. "1 beg to announce to your  countrymen lhat free Russia has become doubly strong through tlctnoo  ratization, and that she will overcome  all sufferings which war entails; fhatj  despite thc revolution, we stand  (irmly for thc principal object whicli  wa.s imposed upon us. Russia will  conlinue. tho crusade for annihilation  of Gorman militarism with the greatest intensity, tor our ideal is to pre*  vent all possibility of war in the fit**  turn. Our present problem consist^  of organizing our foiees of defend**,  shaken by tho t<  encounter the ci  strcnijth, confident of victory."  >ur foices of defence*!  revolution . We shall  Miemv with  redoubled  in  love  "I  "Gracious,  how  f.ti't go out."  loHC   it    i;-.  in  IKI'C  ���������l>  . hanijc tli������: air in ai minute.  ��������� ���������  "How do you Know   J .ulc  v. it It   your"  ''Wo eauii' lioiue in a t;i\i last  t.'plit and ho didn't IooIj ui tin m������-ti*r  ������ ner!"  11.iv <   ...i.l.iili'  'lead unw.irU.  and   your   toad   will  "Old Glory" the Oldest VU%  \ ho, Amcrie.iti Hag, .js ,1 nation..,*.  flag, is one of thc oldest now in oj*;.'  i.Mcnce. Born in 1775, il oiitdatcs tb������  British flag, which, a* it (lies todayi  date* only from 1801 . The Frencljf  Tricolor dales from \7i)^. The. Get4  man flag goes back only to 1867. ThJj:  Mar and Crosceni of lhc Tuikisli  flag go buck to 145J, but lhc prcecnE  combination   in  auitc   mod������rit,*-~Bolrt|  I   Ujlt      *  J40J4.C I ,y, ,  'm  ****  S^!MMiM^.immmmi*jt  Utt&SMW  sajsesa  BjuU-1  ^M������***������l  Si  amm-twii'tbiiiimmm*!  -"'"��������� "'���������'"T-ri-ffr 1 -Witt iWIMHIWti iHBtl ilM-lllfiM-"liii "mHjmiT; ir~iViT^"'^Trt'iff1tni1[nittalr^';'t;^*':*y    mammmmmmm ?:&$������)&fr.S&.&Z  m*t^j,aM&tHliJa&at&*^^ i.h*ti/t,knsse3astawM&Bne***m  wmxtmmmgQ&m  mi ,^m,^mm*mmt*&.i*vimto**it& nmmivw-v��������������� ��������� -'���������' ,i,.j ... w ���������-..wir....,, ��������������������������������������������� ���������    ������������������  n ^������^^^^������^������������������^^^^^^������^^^^^. ���������������   ������������������ ..^i.     p '     'J, .     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Public School Inspector Dove was  here yesterday examining the pupils  of the local school* whb will write on  the Entrance exesuination, in reading.  The Methodist Ladies Aid had a tea  and sale of ice cream in the store next  the postoffice an Saturday afternoon  that netted the society's funds almost  $20.  B. O. Hunt of Grand Forks, who  succeeds M. S. Middleton as assistant  horticulturist here, paid Creston an  initial visit on Thursday and Friday  last.  Mrs. Geo. Nicholls, who has been at  her former home at Chrysler, and  other Ontario points for some three  months, returned to Creston on  Saturday.  A patriotic service will be held in  Creston Methodist Church on Sunday  night, July 1st, in commemoration of  the jubilee of confederation.* Special  music and address.  PUBLIC NOTICE���������During the  C.P.R. summer schedule, and until  further notice, Creston Postoffice  wickets will be closed for dinner hour  from 11,45 to 12.45, town time.  -SS.  J,  rocj,  w~ W^ANDBRSON, Manager  ""     Saskatchewan  for  ;Pm:  ���������  ^fi^rRIBUTIjNG CENTRES:  Calgary, Edmonton, and Medicine Hat  , Alberta  Regina and Saskatoon* Saskatchewan  VnritfiEi   Fruit fin..  Sid,  * ui nun     *������������������������������������    "V>;    S.ilSs  ESTABLISHED 1908  ark Umm  3SB B������?    <^rg ^*5Jsa  These preparations will kill Cut  Worms and all other insects which  destroy your, garden vegetables.  Paris Green is a solution put an  soil around plants, and Hellibore  dissolved in water and sprinkled  ' over them, will kill all insects* without in the least injuring plants in  any way.  Do not be idle and see your  plants being cut off when these  preparations are at your service.  GrestonOrog&BookGo.  Pkokb67        ���������     .  GRESTON  John JButhie of Wynndel is the first  Valley rancher to have berries for export this* year. He shipped a crate  east on Wednesday. As yet the  gooseberries have not got on to the  shipping list at Creston.  Rev. R, E. Pow returned from  Montreal, where he has heen in at-  tendance at the Presbyterian General  Assembly, on Tuesday. There will  be the usual morning and evening  services at Creston on Sunday, and at  Canyon in the afternoon.  F. H. Price came in from Hutton,  Alta., on Tuesday, where he has been  for some time past. He states that in  Southern Alberta conditions just now  are. ideal for a bumper grain crop,  although the. season, is a couple of  weeks later than a year "ago.  Creston exported its first crate of  1017 strawberries yesterday when  Manager Staples of the Union favored  a Cranbrook customer "with the first  B.C. berries to reach that town this  year. They were from .. the W.  Barraclough ranch at Alice Siding.  Mrs. O. H. Bird of the King George  is spending a**few days with Nelson  friends this week.  Mrs. Morgan of Cowley, Alta.,  arrived on Saturday and is spending  a few days with Mrs. A. Manuel. ,  Mr. and Mra. H. Keddell of Penticton arrived on Tuesday, .and are  spending a few days with Mr. and  Mrs. . H. Lyne, and other Creston  friends.  Two new teachers will ha required  for the Creston school staff next term.  Miss Bertha Hurry and Vice-principal MacKenzie have sent in their  resignations.  Mi*s. T. Baines, who has been at St.  Eugene Hospital, Cranbrook, undergoing treatment for a couple of weeks,  returned on Sunday considerably  improved thereby*  The C.P.R. had quite a busy month  of it at CresUm Valley points in May.  The export in lumber and poles was  in the neighborhood of 45 cars, while  another25 ears of posts were loaded  at Oreston.  Judge Forin of Nelson is announced  to be here for a session of the County I  Court on Wednesday, July 4th, when  one or two local cases tare down for  heaving. There will also be opportunity for citizens who wish to take  out naturalization papers.  <S.'4-  Dominion Day will be celebrated  here both afternoon and evening. A  dance, with Cranbrook orchestra supplying music," is announced for the  night, iu the Parish Hall. In the  afternoon the Women's Institute have  their anu ual picnic at the park.  The O.P.R. summer time table goes  into effect ou Stnday. Both the east  and westbonnd passengers will be a  littlejater arriving. The train east  will arrive at 1.15 instead of 12.57 as  at present, and the train west will be  due at 4.07 instead of 3.37 as has been  the case.  "_���������������������������        .   --.  Cbowdbb Out���������Owing to lack of  space we are   unavoidably  back to privates in oi-uer-  eeas  uo gSw oy������?-  with   tbe  225th   Battalion,   are  again comittg to t-he front.   Tney are  both with e machine gun squad and  -Just lately Palmer has been gazetted a  liisce corpora!, while Ebbutt has been  picked out as the field ranger for the  corps. They are still in England but  are expecting to foe sent or to  any day now.  compelled  to hold oyer till aext week the'list os  I Of 01 u  Made by the old reliable  [-Karris Go.  either way. At Bonners Ferry on  Tuesday the Kootenay River was up  26 feet, or a rise of almost two feet in  the week.  There will be morning and evening  service in Christ Church on Sunday.  A uew departure in clmrch management is being introduced. . A financial  statement will from now on be posted  in the lobby so that the members will  know exactly where the finances are  deficient, in the hope that systematic  giving may thereby  be stimulated.  While attempting to board a side-  door pullman on a moving eastbound  freight ut Creston on Tuesday night  S. McLeod, a lumberjack, who had  struck town the same day was very  badly shaken up and cut about the  head tis a. result of missing his hold  and being hurled onto the siding  track. Dr. Henderson had to put  about a dozen stitches in the head.  Tbe distinction  of .being the first to  offer strawberries for sale locally goes  articles in the fancy work line/for  . which prizes will be given -at the  i the Women's Institute fall fair in  S September,   as- well as. the monthly-!*  ��������� , ! statement of Red Cross - activities for  Cunningsprophecy as to the water  M .... ..^.. :.. .'  on the flats not getting higher is still j    ,,���������,������'.'..,'"      a~ ' *_ " - i.  ^- '     x      ���������  holding good.    During the past week,! p������ ^ <* h*& /*<** *  despite a few days rampage by the j KootenayMake^waJ^ached on ;*fuly  Goat, has seen  little   or no   change   ^t, according to the record kept at  I Kaslo. The water level came to-14 ft.  j 1 in. above the^fow-water mark. -TJae  i level of the lake at the present time  indicates that a r^iseof a third of that  will be necessary in order to equal the  record of last yea?, which was about  the highest since $he flood in 1804.  Miss Hardman, it is announced,  will again be presiding . examiner at  the High School, and Entrance examinations here next week. The  number of scholars writing on the  Entrance will be the largest, in the  history of the Valley, some twenty  of them being expected. Principal  'Masterton will examine the papers of  the first year high school candidates  ns in 1916.  Next week's -social featm e is the  Red Cross garden party at the  grounds of Chas. Moore on Wednesday afternoon, and evening. There  will be tennis and a line of outdoor  amusements, and the band will  render a short programme at night.  Refreshments will be on sale, and tho  lTi*mr%t*.t-  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  work when you want it.  wii'ii (li i|^pi  ���������������*_..? -1-   ,  ���������-*���������'-,.  .iiiI ii.nt-ii.jii,    v\uu  GrostonAuto & SupplyGo.  It. S. BEVAN, Mgr.  brought in a half-dozen pint cups of  them on Tuesday morning. The  berricH wero far from being altogether  ripe, hut thOBe who sampled thorn  found them good eating. This ia the  first season for some years John  Spratt has railed to be thc early bird  lu .this line of soft fruit.  Thore wore doings on a considerable  Hcalc at thc Cherrington homo on  Monday afternoon and evening, when  Master .Tames celebrated his soventh  birthday, with tho able alBBlstaiice of  about ton of his young frlondo. Thoro  was a fine line of outdoor games,  followed by supper, nnd thon a few  hours more fun. .Tim mado an ideal  host and all his guests went homo  real aorry ho could not manage at  least two birthdays a yoar.  -*������f.A  MMM  fl!  OKAI.1CII IN I  HtohRlassBoots and Shoes  tnomot-ia oi vr*c Aimtzr. -yrnss ure reminded that they are expected to  furnish thoso. Everybody welcome.  Admission to grounds free.  The following are the officers of  Croston Lodge Ifnight of Pythias for  the ensuing six months.  CO.���������-Dr. Henderson.  V.C���������T. Harris.  Pioliif.0���������D. Scott.  W. of W.���������S. A. Spoors.  K. of R.S.���������G. A. M. Young.  M. of P.���������R. M.Telford.  M. of B.���������E3. 0. Gibbs.  M. of A.���������R. S. Bovan.  I.G.���������W. V. Jackson.  Installation   will   take placo  at  tho  next regular meeting of tho lodge.  Word has juat como front thc training camp at Bramshott that" A If.  Palmer and'Frank Ebbutt, who gave  up tho rank of sergeant and reverted  a**  mmmmmm  mmmmntift.  r*jwir*ififfl^'  is*mmmmmmt\)  B. G. Wholesale h Retail Fruit Market  71B Tklrtt An.       -       LETHDRID6E       -       ALBERT*,  1  Saddle and Havine***  W^-^^-Mksmi^-li^^  a%!:*+.*1m4m\3*������*1**Wm.������  +^wWm"**mmm***m^y  **m<m**m**mm  T<������ all Growers concerned:   Wo have mado complete  avt-angomontn for our Mailing and Shipping Addrot-H U, bo  v% *r%   w������      *���������   HIS.... ...19-..*.   I  -.jlI.I-m.������JI A I*-  O.^. fl'B'CJiatjl 1VA-UK JnVC/Hj mm*Ci*lM*\*i0*\ *%%������'*������%*f *-**%*���������������  *, Wo are ploaued to annoviuco that iv.* .shall tw ������"cady for  I bitHhifljsa as Boon an Btrawberries are i������*ady for inarkotiitg.  |     A. IjINDIjI-Y, Managot*.  t**m*m*mmmii*m*mmmmnt,[i,i iiiimiiu.ii.il i  in -���������.���������..-.���������, ���������   Attention, Fruit Shippers  The Creston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd., is a limited company  doing business under the Companies Act, and Independent  shippers of fruit are warned that they have no right to  make shipments in boxes which are stamped with the name  Creston Fruit Growers TJhion, Ltd.  As we have arranged to confine shipments of fruit to certain  agencies on certain markets it can be seen at once that ti������e  arrival  of fruit on   these  markets  not shipped by us but  -..Ai .������.;-.���������  miuiuttviun  ������ ^  biiav  Uf IG  jTiL  IIUIV  i< Uftt  irot.trutg cvoij  *iiuiu������*\;iuii    un  come from the Union is bound to cause friction between the  selling agents and ourselves.  Under the circumstances we feel that all that is necessary is to  appeal to the good judgement and sense or* fairness of those  few people who are not shipping through the Union this  season in order to ensure that no Independent shipments  will go out in boxes bearing the company's name.  We wish, however  uo uiaise  ifc very emphatic that no infringement of our rights in this regard will be tolerated, and the  management is fully prepared to take energetic action to  protect the interests of Uhioivehippera  rower  LBMfiTED  ew Ariwals  i  Crompton  173. Medium figure, pair :..,.. .$1.09  3$������. Medium Bust, average figure, pair,  l.lfa  3^0. Low Bust, medium figure, pair:...  319L Law Bust, slight figure, pair......  369. Medium Bust, average figui^i pair..  431. Medium Bust, long^Ei^^^U-'ili^r^..  595. Low Bust, long hip, average> figure..  Ask for Illustrated Catalogue and price list  .    of new-models of Crompton Corsets, free.  1.5������  1.59  2.90  2,59  3.99  Full, line of Spring  Hodery for Boys  Girls and Ladies  including Buster Brown Hose-for Boys, good  wearer^ at 39 and 35e. pair. Also Buster  Brown's Sister in a fine 1-1 rib lisle-finished  Hose at 35c.  Pffli'lWBll  Mercantile Company  LIMITED  ���������rwn  We carry a complete  stock of  Lumber, Lath  and Shingles  when in need of any-  tfeiRg ha. this line e������!!  and   get   our   prices.  l VtBRIJf Wit        VBBj;        CsaWianiwa **r*0*������*f* **,**������  " LIMITED  iMMft������3i^}������ttinn������aM  '< '     uVuwuhmu  ?r^mx"  nwtiiiiiii'iaiiinni

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