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 KSSKSS  siiiiiiiissiiiiiii^  : *i!? .-.  il^WfP  *K9ljExll.^.iJbj������iKSnSii3k������������iw������  ' ��������� -: :.^V.;'';'.;v:J^*r1^%\2������iS3i  A---- ' >/���������; v-'^^^&SaSSSI  ���������    ���������/- ���������"���������/'.i".:':-.\,.i:-.lJ.3i*'?;'*)?-S������  .������������������"������?  . .-.I'j^.'^.^.'MV/li.',  :r-f:'.'*Ki.^S**  ���������.���������-������������������.-���������'irf^'-S'M*.1  PPpAt&M  ��������� '���������'���������  '.rf.;.vi.*a3E!Sfti  :'v"^v1eS|  ;'gaag  vdj^ix.  CRESTON! B* ^ KKSB|a JUNE 8, 1917  ::Nbi''.-2-f  sSc  for-May  Tom  *  Division      I.���������R,     B.     Masterton,  Principal,       ;;,     .''    . :W- a ���������  Number in actual attendance. 27.  Number daily present, 25,   ! 4     ''  Perro'ntege 92.'���������'  Perfect attendance���������Rose Cherr-  ingteri, Mabel Craigie, Audrey Craigie,  Erma'Hayden, ^Edna S*p'%^a^Bs*  Mabel J. Huscroft, Estella Me^elvey,  Margaret J. ^f^i^til^Mn^^hypey..  Harold E, Gobbett. ''.- a \.'2.1-'  May Examinations: Entrance���������  Prances Lyne ,1W������- Katherine Moore  S3&, Isabel Craigie 75 Vivianne Moore  67������, Huriel Hobden 66������, Orin Hayden  63Jj Audrey Craigie 58|, RoseCherr-  ingten 4ig.  Junior High School���������Marion Swanson fii^J,' Lillian  Cherrington 80^ Harold Gobbett 50,  Harold Goodwin  60,  Ruth Klingensmith 33i,.  Ad^nced! HighSrhool: Murel Knott  ' Webster^B. Mtna Hayden 82.' Edna  Holmes 6&, Vida L������ Gbbbet^ ^, L^da  Johnson plj (one, papejb _only)^_ Jennie  Nichols 85 (one "paper only������ Bertha  Pease 50 (one paper only.)  Division Ii.-r-M, MacKenzie, Teacher.  Pupils attending, 37.  Average daily attendance, 33.  PupUsJmafeingfnll attendance���������Alta  Ai-trldgs.   Alin^a  AilSriSffflseT. Orazeo  Celli. Ruth Ojraiptpn, Ha****^ Coamten,  Margiierillie Crawfoj*d, Ru% yiL^gate,  :P40n ^Gipoa, Gladys Webster, Merle  ;^3?^*"i,-'������o^*i^.^wr^';Bwn|cfO:������oore.; 0  Standing of^ fGiasses: Junior 4th���������-  -Ruth Compton, ;Edgar BennyT Al-  uieda Attridge* Senior 3rd--^eraJ  Cross, Lpm8e/TBeyan^;.vR^  Junior^%d-^A^- AtU-id^i Majguer?  itte Orawfptfd, Eva^Webstejiv Pa f^ a>P?  by H. Hamilton who has seeded the  land to grain and hay.  ;  R.; M. Winslow;, proyincial horticulturist, Viet-o-da,.'.wis looking[ over  the Erickson section on, Tuesday,  along with M. S. Middleton. When  told' four new power spi'ayers had  come in this section this year he could  ���������set help i-esia=4k!ng that horticultural  progress at Erickson was more marked  than at most points he has visited in  B.C. this season.  The report of the. Erickson school  for May shows an enrollment of 25  pupils, an average attendance of 18,  and three scholars making .perfect  attendance:.. Mabel and Delia Warren  and Beth Putnam. The standing in  the  other    classes   follows:^Fourth  Reader���������Mabel Warren, Walter Long r       _.. ,    ^  Beatrice   Dodd.   Senior Srd^rttnir thatppsitionhero-'untp^������ou^enjjht  port. work  France.  between. r. England 'and  Adeath that will/^  regret, by the old-timer^^rticulaj'ly,  is that ofThomas^..Qri^l^Lvt^ i^iss^  away at'fcae^^iO^n^^^^^^l^.^on;  Wep^esd^'-inoro  tution 1& h-^Iteei^^  for Attention ' :aftj^'b|||^]^l&ockeci^  down and mternaily^ sh������1|en^iip by the  Kin^gate train as it w|������ pulling into  Yahk on the holiday aft^noon.  .:- Deceased was in his siyty-flftb year,  and "had been inAJ3fej0$$fr Vot the;  'C.P.R.. invarious ts^^^i^'xtpvm^y^  -yeaats: past.. -.'��������� He;" wiwvgifsi" ^;t*hev;firat  section foremen ^-Cj**6J|tepJj-; aad had  Dew 80, Gerald Timmons SO. Junior  Third���������Aubrey Kemp 77, Dick Penson  00, Robert Dodds 52. Second Reader,  ���������John Dodds 70, Teddie Staples 68,  Ernest Stinson 53, James Dodds 50.  Senior First Reader���������Harold Dew 83,  Ivan. ^StiBplee, jSO^^Maud ;BoJtteriL ,78,  "Beth Putnam 76, Mollie Kemp 09,  Jean.Cr&igie 60. J;;n:s>r Fh-st Reader  ���������Delia,..Warren 81, Hilda Harding 80.  First Primer���������Elsie Kennedy 75,  Stuart Penson 60.  years ago when he ���������v^^-jb^ti^ev.&i. to  Sfrd^^d^^r'n  be was in chargeof i cre^^jrote Ume  'of bis a^identv_,;'-v';^j" - 'Pp\M%pAAr ;,  H|i''is^ry,ived'- '��������� &y^' ^^������l|^: -.-bf ;'nine'  children, one;,; of --Wfiorns; jMrs. Jess  Wiles, is a lesident of 2i^;-^51ey~-at  Wiw^oii^"-���������"i'eekV;-neat#.':';W  ceased "was a meniber-j ^^^e Odd*  fellows LodgeP-^ai&jihad^:'^laOst ot  friends, particularly amOJrt^t the ^  way employees whoihhe|ijs^tfe in contact. ' His wife.predeceas^d him fseyeral  years. Pending the arrival of some of  the family no a-Qnoancemfent has been  u^iade as to place ..ajad'' '���������de4^;^ot.>5nter-  .lijient..        ���������.���������'-.���������,--'   'P'-P  Although dragging^ parties have  been more or less busy when, the,  weather fefajvorablev^still no trace can  be found of the body,;of the missing  Bob Dixon, drowned almost three  weeks ago now.  , Mr. a^s*^ Mrs. Swanson, and Mr.and  Mrs. Loasby. hajt|[< a ,,dei|ghwui *ivrip to  .Creston on Monday; evening;yfqr an at  home given,.byy|^f3jan^kMrs. John  Hobden, where they w*r^ e^uaWy ^e*  lightfully entertained. '���������*'���������.  ,-��������� It isttdangerpvs toJbesafe���������in Sirdar,  when ^jo Irishn^e^ g^f sto. as a'rgu-  ment. v At the, r ^Ujhaffy-Wallace  apartments on Monday night, in a  debate,,.:Daly ;vs-'. Jacli^pn,: as to whethr  era. C.P.R. engineeri orconductor was  'the'.:hardest ;���������;"'��������� Wij*Hfe^3,vPi&ep Sow ;of  eloquence and arm swinging became  some, "cbmpjicated' "!$iat :: trainman  ';Wttnace^:btie;pf\tike; spectators to the  set-to,'^wi^^^uMjund with a black eye  on Tiiesday ntorning, and is rathei* <>f  the opinion that when the two de-  batoi*s cut loose with the elbow work  nothing in; the neighboph<������od was safe  escept themselves.;     PP P.A,^  A  Staked Claims in  ��������� :t,   PiipilB^ttehdiijigd^  Ayc^^^ail-y^ti^litdj^^  Perfect Afeteteft^c^^^i^^^fey*.  Edith Crawford; Elson Lidgate; Fi*ank  Parker, ^Gyrus''Pdw] ^Be^i*vB������':' Scott,  Walter Scott, ^^^^mi*m^^v^^  Boffey, Maixnwite* Benney, Harvey  <Jobbett, Gilmore Taylor.  Highest Standing:   Monica Moore.  Juoior      Second i.1 Rciader^r-Beatijice  Scott.   Senior First , Reader���������Edith  " Crawford.   Junior First Readei*���������Gil-  monre Taylor.  Division   IV.���������Mis6    B.    Hardman,  Teacher.     ' . '���������'  Pupils attending during  month, 31.  Average attendance, 26.30.  Perfect attendance���������Lloyd Couling,  Olwen Evans, Marion Learn*ipnth,  Charles Moore, .Toyce Moore^ A)bert  Sherwood, James Cherrington.   :   "  Highest Standing: Second Primer  ���������Olwen Evans. First Primer, Senior  ���������Marion Learmonth. Intermediate-  Charles Ootterill. Receiving Class-  James Cherrington.  The;  O. A. Blakeley succeeds Mr.. O'Neil  as Company storekeeper here.  Mrs. O'Neil, wife, of storekeeper  O'Neil, who left last -week to rejoin the  U.S. havy^ has gone to Spokane,T where  she will reside for the present.   ���������  ;:M*^ ;and^ Mr|&- R< Boadway ������nd  fa^ny>iwh������> have^ been living liere'fdr.  almost ;a year past,..-' moy:ed back t*>  " ^^-^"fMC^-*^^^  "'" "TKeii^^Bk^ ;;'log-:  Was; got into cip^"i^^  latter part "pf &^v^^ii,r^ml&^iwA'^  Initiaye-ffort 200^togs were *g������t down  into the river in twenty minutes.  The Company hav* their jaa^n busy  "again loading out poles at the Siding,  some? thirteen cai*s haying been load-  e<V;in the last ten daya,1.,:    '  t "MrjB. G. CartwiightK and ;Missi Dow  of Erickson and; Mwj. Whitehead and  Mrs. W. V. Jackson ; of Creston were  visitors with Mr. and Mrs. C. Hall  during the week-end.   *  Canyon City, is in .the automible  ciass now. Wesling brothers being  now busy learning to drive the new  Ford car they purchased from R. S.  Bevan last week. Iti is the best 1017  model, electric light���������just the ideal  car for all round work in this country.  John    Barraclough  Wash., #4ad W,  been  Ti;.'$ata^.  '-������-������,f*?  ;ane,  .who has  lately, came  l-o^tl^l^^^ ttos ;^^li^on.<a.*  visit tatb^ir jiws^^ 'P.  ���������A.    A..".-   '���������* ��������� -.-������������������''J?3������fc-: '^^A<^r'-:.A.'Ai-iAP''-' ''���������'���������  Monday. "'aA'Pa'   AA-'-r-.'..-  scholars we?-e  Monday-fr-  Miss Marie Hagen went to Cran-  brook on Sunday . for a couple of  weeks' visit, the guest of Mrs. Petti  greW.-V ��������� .:A..A,. :'-.,'.,  J. Bathie returned '.''from a business  visit to Cranbaook on Wednesday.  P Mr. Parfeer of ; Cranbrook was a  Wynndel, yisit^'-^jus, week,, tuning  the pianos in this s������5ct5on.   ^     ;  ^ ' J  ;Thje piano purchased; try the Social  (Jltib" arrived.; ���������'��������� from:: ^^;Cjwmbi*o<>k'-. ^ic>p  Friday, and has  Among the visitors-to Creston.-last  week to take out the necessary mining  licenses was K. W. Smith of Porthill.  who pit-enured the; regulation certificates for operating si's "elalsps aox and  his associates; are developing in the  Corn Creek couniry. The properties  are known - as the North Star and  Davenport groups, the former with  four and the latter two claims,^ and all  silver lead propositions.'  When seen by Thb  Revibjw Mr.  Smith stated that the two groups had  been taken over by the Western Belle  Mining Company^  which: had [been  capitalized at ������200,000,  that development work was far enough advanced  to put the North Star on the shipping  list, that as soon as the snow has disappeared- in that section ������������������ work- to this  eUd .would be started on a considerable  scale, and he is confident that long be-  fOS'S the end of the year, they will be  sending  considerable quantity of .ore  te the Trail smelteiv   Speaking of the  snowfall Mr. Smith says at the point  where; these claims are easily 20 feet  of snow feU last winter.. -  ���������. The propei-tiesi. are advantageously  situated insofar as t.hey are  only four  miles beyond the Idaho-Continental  mines and as   the Continenta! has, a  fii*sl>class wagon "road buUt into Porthill, over which te haul concentrates,  t-t-~.   -e-eriir-'Lj '.���������*������^������������_-'-'w~i���������������.t-.' . ���������;,, ' t,___..  tUC    ��������� rouoa jj   ���������j*3r&xx$2. -ist^u^fc&v    jrVji*.    ������ij���������wV<;  only four miles: of trail te build te  connect up withtheah-eady epnstrtictr  ed roadw^kA'PPa.  Howevei*, this stretch: of road : is  dnlyMf tenmorary importance a������ the  Western Belle people propose, to erect  theirconcentrator right at the present  ^A'AAA^-  ���������:AA-'A$:i4������  ���������'. ��������� ���������r'iAi'A.'.':**,  -AAAi?������&  AA&M  'SgAm  A:.'A?:&h.  A A At?A  ���������.<.'  Ertokoon  A westbound pas^engOB* special killed a cow belonging to A. R. Swanson,  who has a ranch at Canyon City, on  the track here ea)tly Snndfj>y oyesiing.  Billy Long, who has been attending  commercial college at Spokane for  rtoyeml months pnst, returned home  on Saturday,  Mi*s. Archie Kwr arrived from Sandon on Friday and proposes staying  ur.t5! hcr ssiothsr, frr**. ?���������������- Hamlltonj  who^la on tho sick list, recovora'mnoh  of hfir former gopd u'ealih-Wwhlch phc  is slowly dolntf at last reports.  The report for Huscroft school for  May shows an enrollment of ten pupils  with an average attendance of 8.7.  The contribution, for the prlspners of  war fnnd lost month was $1.20.  E. and R. Uri, who have been cutting logs on contract for the the company since early last fall fall, returned  to Wynndel on Wednesday, where  tliey will be busy for the next three  months looking after the soft fruit  crops on their ranch there.  In the absence of Rev. R. E. Pow  Principal Masterton of Creston school  will take the Presbyterian service here  on Sunday afternoon.  Miss McLean, who has been in  charge of the aphool here for the past  yeiir,^w'ili.npt A*ie ;,baclr;/^^^ as  nhn ban turned in her rofllftnatlnn to  the trustees. It ,ls expected Miss  Pajj'nor will return!,"tp the Huscroft for  at least another term.  J  ������������������ Alice .'SidJ^^c^ooI  treated UtpiS: = IiVdiday  on  King's birthday.  .^BwvMf. Winslow,. head of the^hiorti-  culttiral department, Victoria, and  M.S. Middleton, the local horticul-  tnristi of iS(els6n,; were* looking .over  some of the oi-ohards in this section on  Wednesday.  Although this has been ideal growing weather for all classes of fruit  there is /very, little; likHhppd of any  berries, ,bingr, shipped before the 25th.  Down an the.K������y������ section Ed, Machon  is out to beat John Spratt with the  first berries on the local market this  year.  At a meeting of all interested on  Wednesday, including Manager  Staples of the Union, it was decided  to erect a covered loading sued at the  Smith crossing���������on the south side, on  some land loaned by Mr. Smith. The  building will be16x20 feet, with a  platform leading down to the track.  Itia expected F. W. Ash will be in  charge of shipping from this point  again this year.  '���������^"M-rsj-f  Frances; K.noM^^ <Jan^Bjt^^t^; weire  Sunday visitei-s here.-^  Mrs. Ohui-chill of Alice Siding. ^  ���������Creston visitors this week are:, G.  J. Wigen, Paul Hagen, .Charlie Bia-  fourj Mbni*ad Wigeni Mrs. F. J. Mayi  and Gai'l and Joe Wigen.  Nelson Winlaw of Nelson is a business visitor here this week-end.  R. M. Winslow, Victoria, provincial  horticulturist, and M. S. Middieton,  Nelson, assistant horticulturist, ��������� were  visiters here .'on Wednesday, looking  over a number of the ranches.  ; ���������  .  Mr. Middleton, who has about ten  of our ranchers I'm his gardening.con  bro.there h^ ipr^peip^y^"  ment haye spent pre^by close to $7000  of their own aioney.   Messr-s,  Gillice ,  and  Titus,   two  of   Spokane%. best....  known mining engineers, have 'recent-/:  ly made an exhaustive leporton the |  property and hiaye placed the cow^:  putting in necessary equipment a^ijtlive.^  mines and concentrator   as  well  as  other  equipment  required . In  p^her .  departments at $320,000.     .  Work; already., done on .the^, claims  include about 250 feet of tunnel as well  as much suiface work, and assays of  the ore show it .to run 60 per cent,  lead and 35 ounces of silver  per ton.  test, announces "that be will be along j While here  Mr. Smith arranged for  very early in July to do  the judging. | the opening of the -company's head  office at Creston as soon as operations*  The trustees have decided to oifer a  reward of $25 for the recovery of the  body of the late Bob Dixon, who was  drowned between Sirdar and this  place about three weeks ago.  A Juno Britio  The public school t-cliolurtt had a  holiday on Monday���������King's birthday.  It is expected four scholars resident  here will take the Entrance examination at Creston this montb..  Itev. W. Um Leeo will resume,  Mothodiot oen*vico and Sunday school  ou Sunday afternoon at tho school-  house.  Mr and Mrs* Ray Crimler returned  on Saturday fi*om a few.days" visit  with Cranbrook frlcwdu.  Ms*, and Mn������. Papuan arc now  domiciled on the D*'������war nhnch, Mi*.  Paiilacn having renvW^l tho house,  while the fruit ciop will Im Ukwit off  Tho export of straw berries from tho  Canyon Oity section this season Is expected to riin over 2000 crates. Of  theco'Jtluygouo '& VanAckeran  will  tUnkt lit,l^ui.'i'ZZ^j^A'ilt^'^odl'An i-:.nch  will iilao be pfwmlnrtnil.  An auxiliary of the Rod Cross  Society will likely bo organiiced here  thia month. Tho matter has been  discussed by the ladies, and one of the  workers from Creston In te bo invited  oat to glvo a talk on this important  Muttrh. nnd If nil iini wtlltiur orurauluL-  tloxi will be proceeded wiih..' Sewing  mcetingi* will likely Ikj held wt-ckly to  make up the necessary supplies as  itu-ll m do knitting.  Sirdar  Mt8.,W.,,F. Oamerpn and, Mrs. F.  Topbam of Cranbrook, arrived on  Tuesday, and will spend, a few days  tho guests of Mrs.,Loasby.  Miss Jennie Arrowsmith of Creston  wito a week-end visitor hei*e with her  sister. Miss E. Arrowsmith, principal  of tho publio school.  A goodly supply of boar moat was,  available thia week. Hans Huge shot  a blown one at Kuskanook, and reports tho skin in fine saleable shape.,  Mrs. Jones of Kuskanook was forced  to make a trip te Nelson on Sunday  for medical attention, having slipped  f tl t-.f.' nv .J-I*,,tf\fv ,������* *>iA.d f-v\i������.������lv*A^ lnr**������ fr\r\t  k/*.i**V   **4<tiS   SSMltfp    ,���������������.���������*-    mt^f -������,_---- ...    ...I.-       J, ������,,������-l *l.,  Creston vlBii*������������������ tula vj'c-q.k were Mrs.  Cam, who was at tho metropolis on  Tuewlay.  Rev. J. S. MahiKnl of Queens Bay  woohcro for Church of England H������r������  vice on Tuesday nlpht, which wan  favored with tho usual, good  attend-  Pte. W, D. Touliey w������m heard from  the latter part of the Wivek und ������o-  poHfl himself well, and Inmy <m trarm-  A quiet borne wedding: was that of  Saturday evening at the home of Mr.  and Mrs. Ed. Ropsomer, when ber  daughter. Miss Vorna Joy Embbe  wns united in niavi-iage . with Mr.  Eimer Thompson of Wai-utter, Rev.  W. M. Lees tieing the, nuptial knot in  the prcsenco of a gathering of just the  immediate friends, and relatives. The  bride, who was attractively gowned  in blue sorgo, was attended by her  sister. Miss Alice Embree, who was  similarly attired, while the groom was  ..t i .������.-..1 ^,t ftt������.������    Aff.-.     jT3/j^i.1#I     Ot^nf.jJiin        \  UUbJJlJUVJ*    ������>Jf ���������*.������.        mm^...m..       . ^-������ ,...a. . .    butfet luncheon was served after the  usual round of congratulations, and  Mr, uiui Mrs. Thompapn loft thc following day for tholr now homo at  Wardner, where the groom is in  charge of the lath mill of the Crowe  Nest Pass Lumber Co. In that town.  Jm rifc-o lot r.f up.r.fu!_ r..nd orn:i.*r.p.nt!*i!  j������ro������onts bespoke the popularity of tho  contracting parties, who have tho  best wishes of numerous frionda hero  for future happiness and Hiiceess.  start, and it is expected that the  opening up of a Ui������h.:'������lfti*rt property  like this will mean much to ��������� Creston  directly, ns well a* attracting much  moro attention to the possibilities of  the many other claims in tho Com  Creek section.  VorM imOto Soaoon  With prospects of no berries .ship- ,  ping boforo the 25th of June, just how  late the season is will recalled wheu it  iBiemombored that John Spratt, who  has a reputation of having the very  earliest berries, was shipping.thlsfruit  on May 22nd in 1015, and was Belling  theni locally oh oarly as May 15th that  year. Even in 1010 he was Helling  them vevy early in Juno,, while for, this  yeiu* he is   not anticipating  having  ...f...X) JL  ���������������������������������. .*VJV  mf .....  **t'y :  later.. He is anticipating a lighter  crop than uuual owing to the unfavorable weathor x*etarding the growth ot  the vines.  Local utoviui are paylpg <j0 centu a  do'/en for eggs-*������oniothlng of a recowl  price for tills time oi ynar. Aii mim  rep<������i*tiM ave Ut. the effect thnt hen fruit  {h more likely to fio higher than to  get cheaper this yoar.  **.**,*- f%0%  Wj-'    (.Ul  .������'*���������-  ThV;trinsiteo������ of tho Wynndel  Sohool Bistriot hereby offer a  row������ird of $25 to tho partiou  reoovoring tho body of tho late  Robort I>i*on, drowned on or  about    May    18th.     PartioM  ****\A***ry ������'w>-^ <���������   mmm m  v g~������ ���������_> ���������   V  W.   C.   Forrester,  nolioo, Creaton.  provincial  ���������-'���������-,-Air^-.-A'r^vi]  A.A,~'iI.':sr8&i$  '���������.j.Hs'cSf'itl������*'!  it,i#jAW������iUiwifi.H>  Mil  BMM^IBWW'MWiilW'I'BI  Mil  IH  Si  >-mmwm vlf?  ������  F'  I-  i  fe\  ttBB''tm1-ilIJ^Wg 'CBjHS'iOH'g IE &)...  ^-^at^^aJ-g.'.  A BRiGHi TOBACCO OF XHfi FiNlBST QUAXJTST  10 CENTS FEB PLUG  i  5  ���������A-jjaawtfui!!  mf  THE  AMARANTH  CLUB  %l   BY   J. S. FLETCHER  WARD. LOCK. & CO.. LIMITED  V_i  L-vncoa, -vieiooinae, aud i ocoa:������  Ellington  whistled.  arched themselves  "You  vvitc?" hc exclaimed.  "That's  right.   There s  Hi.-"   eyebrows  mean"* Colonel  Tressingham's  her     curd:  "How tlo you Jo, Mr. KlHngton?"  said Mrs. Tressingham,' with .1  charming candour and frankness.  "Wc can dispense with a formal introduction, I'm  sure.   I'm so glad to  [lhc Honourable  Mrs.   Tressingham. j hear of your���������what shall we call it?  j She  seemed quite kee^u  about  it, and j���������honors?    And   no   doubt   Mr.   Cra-  shaw  has  told   you  that   I   want    to  help in your bye-eleclion.    You'll let  me do what 1 can���������won't  you?"  (To Be Continued.)  i she kuows a lot about politics. JtVe'dj shaw  quite a long chat.'���������Said she was sov-  i ry shy hadn't the pleasure ot" knowing you, bnt she'd be delighted to  comc and work for you. Aud���������1 told  her  to  come."  Ellington   picked   up   the   card     to  j which   the   agent   pointed.      He   was  J  (Continued.)  CHAPTER III-  The Agent's Room  \,Y hat ever feelings ot gratification  and glory were aroused in the bosom  ot Mr. George Ellington, his family,  and his friends, by liis appointment  to be Civil Lord of ihe Admiralty,  were tar from being shared in by  Mr.   Septimus  Crashaw, agent to the  >n  U<PX'\  the Honourable Mrs.  rrcssingham wished to conic aud  work tor him. He. had known hcr  and hcr family by sight and by reputation all his lite; this was the first  time in his knowledge that she or  her brotlver had ever taken any active interest in the affairs of Ash-  minster. Previous to hcr marriage  tci Colonel rre>sing,haui, a hard-bit-  fifteen years her  only been known  .trouud Hartsdale Park as  ly who devoted her clays  i in iiorsc-s and dogs, and the simple  j delights to be  got out of an tmpov-  ONTARIO   BABY   MADE  STKUJNG  Mrs*.  Jarvis says Dr.   Cassell's Tablets  cured her  Delicate  Child  when nothing else could  Mrs. Jarvis, Box i!S<>, t'enctanfi', P.O., Ontario, v?rites: "it is u pleasure to tell you  what  .Dr.  Cassell's Tablets have done  for my  ��������� The Princess Pats  Point of View  -Plcasur? is all in thc point  baly  W h  :\\ only  months old hc fell ill.  ten  soldier,   some  senior,   Hilda   had  to the folk  a  young  la  Radical   partv   in   Askmhistcr       Cra-,     ...  " -  ��������� -  (i j crtshed  estate.     Stucc   that  marriage  she had been a few years iu India,  where her husband, now retired from  the army, still remained in connection  with  the   management   of   some  shaw. instead of receiving the gk  tidings with joy, received them with  deep.disgust. He felt and expressed  a personal grievance against the  Prime Minister for being so callous-1  ly inconsiderate as to force a bye-  election, upon him, Septimus, at lhat  precise moment.  Civil Lord came down, a.  len -with his new grandeur, io offer  himself for re-election, the agent  greeted hint wit'ri complaiu'.s aud dis-j  tip     your  George,"  having  mal forebodings.  "You  may  as  well  make  mind to a stirnish iigltt, Mr.  remarked    Crashaw,      who,  known   the     3X>uug     politician     from  childhood, invariably adopted aa easy  familiarity  with  him.     "It's  not  going  to  be   a  walk-over,   you    know"!  We'd  only   a   majority   of  sixty   odd  at the last election, and that's easily|  turned  into  a   minority  in  a  constit-"  uency  like  ours.     Again,   this  is  the  fourth   ycar   the   government's     been  in power,  and  all  the    keenness    is  worn off���������it's always worn oft by the  fourth ycar.   And the  register's  in  a  rotten   state.     If   only   it  had     been  next  year we'd have had    a    better  register.     And  our  opponents     havc  been  working  hard,  and  they've  got  a rattling good man in Colonel Ems-  worth.    He'll take some beating this  time.''"  "Don't   croak,   Crashaw,"   said   the  new   Civil   Lord.     "I've  beaten   Colonel   Emsworth  twice, and   I'll    beat  him   again.     All   that's   necessary  is  to get our forces together and have  -a. good pitch in.    We'll win all right.  Crashaw, a little man of nervous eye  and  hand,  looked  over  his   desk    at  thc young man to whom life had so  far brought nothing but success.  He  admired  George  Ellington's easy assurance, his  whole-hearted confidence  in  himself,  and his  lucky   star;   certainly he had  seemed  to be born to  good  luck, and had gone  on  experiencing good  luck  ever  since.       His  father,  John   Ellington,  thc    millionaire    manufacturer,      had      destined  young,George for a political life from  the moment of his birth; he had educated and trained him with that one  notion;  he  had kept  thc Ashminstcr  seat warm for him, and at the age of  twenty-three  George  had taken  possession of it and lickl it.  Everybody  who   knew anything  knew   that    the  younc man  was  sure of minor office  before   he  was  thirty;   he   had    been  hcduously trained to be one of those  useful   Parliamentarians   who   live  on  Hansard, aud Blue Books, aud White  Papers, and statistics and figures; he.  had served a Cabinet Minister as unpaid private  secretary;   he  had  earned  his  present appointment.   And  as  he   stood  on   Crashaw's   hearthrug��������� a  tall,  well-set-up, athletic young  Englishman,  handsome    and    gay    with  prosperity���������the  little agent  recognized  ,a.\ .-.-.o'i-a  of success, and  wagged  his  tjjtisled head  ,il  it.  "Wv!!, you were never without  fib my of assurance aud confidence,  Mr. George," he remarked, "and it's  an uncommonly good thing to have,  sir. But, as 1. wns saying to your  ';ul!*r lio-u night, I wish we'd been a  hit more prepared. However, ���������������.*> you  Mty, we ilitist get all our forces to-  frth'-r And, bv the. bv, whom do  "   ���������    -   ���������    " "    ii,-,- - ��������� terday -������f.  estate in which he was interested;  since her return to England, Ellington had heard of her as a smart wo-  wati about town, moving iu a set  with which he liad nothing to do.-  He knew that Lord Hartsdale nominally belonged to his own party in  politics, and occasional!}* presented  himself to give a party vote in the  House of Lords; but the family had  never shown any concern in politics,  and it puzzled him to think that Mrs.  Tressingham should begin to do so  at this particular juncture. And as:  he laid down her card he looked at  Septimus Crashaw with a whimsical  enquiry.  "What does it mean?" he asked.  Crashaw7 shrugged his shoulders.  '"How do I know what a fine lady  means?" he answered. "Wants a bit  of excitement, a new sensation, I  should think. Isn't her husband still  away there in India? And I hear  there are no children. I should say  she's tired of rusticating at Hartsdale. They say there's nobody there  but his lordship and herself���������never  have any guests���������nothing doing*. I  hear he's hard up, as ��������� usual���������owes  piles of money iu this place anyhow.  In fact, that made mc a bit dubious,  Mr. George."-.  "Dubious? Why dubious?" asked  Ellington.  "They're not too popular in Ash-  minster, you know," said Crashaw.  "At least, his lordship isn't. The  tradesmen don't like liim, because  after getting pretty deep in their  books hc started ordering his things  from town-    All the same������������������"  Hc paused, ,and, biting thc end of  his pen, looked knowingly at thc can.  didate.  "Well?" said Ellington. "All the  same���������what?"  "She's a very handsome woman,  and a very fascinating woman, and  she can talk sixteen to the dozen,"  continued Crashaw. "And there's a  certain class of voters that can bc  got round by a pretty woman with a  smart tongue where nobody else cau  i do it.    Shc might bc useful."  "Of course we'll use her," said  Ellington. "We're not going to refuse help from anyone who offers it.  Wc "  Just then a youth opened the door  of the agent's room and put his head  inside.  "There's a lady to see you, Mr.  Crashaw," he said. "Mrs. Tressingham."  Crashaw glanced at his principal,  and catching a mere expression, turn,  e.d to the youth.  "Show Mrs. Tressingham in at  once," lie said. He. leaned across the  side of his desk and slightly# altered  the position of an easy chair lhat  stood by it. "Now you can talk to  her yourself," he observed with a significant smile. "Or���������listen to hcr."  George. 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"Hitherto Alberta battalions have been broken up to supply men to fill the slackers' gaps in  units claimed by towns scattered all  the way from one ocean to the other, and drafts have been taken from  i Edmonton to enable Ottawa ������nd  Kingston to have the credit of being  represented by units overseas.  But this seems to be the first instance in which a battalion has been  stolen intact and put to the credit of  a district having no shadow of claim  to it.. It is the more notable that  thc battalion in question has been'  longer at the front than any other  Canadian unit, has suffered more, and  has come to be the most widely  known for its exploits. Montrealsup-  plied the colonel and western Canada the men for the original Princess  Pats! i "Alberta contributing more  men than any other province. Reinforcements have been recruited  among the students at universities  from McGill westward to Alberta, to  which Ottawa university and Kingston   may   have   contributed    contin-  Willis  of view. '���������'.������������������  Gillis���������That's right. A man goes  to a dancCj leaves at twelve o'clock  feeling fine *nd fi*esn,f and calls :it ,***���������.���������.������������������  good time; but " a worhari : 'doesn't  have a good time unless shc stays  until four; o'clock; spends ��������� thei vlast  three hours in agony, and goes homo  feeling as if a steam-roller had rim  over hcr.���������Life.-  r  Our CATALOGUE NO. 62 T. oS  Baseball,  >   Tennis,  Football,  i .CTH  and all  Outdoor Summer  Sports, mailed oa  request,  Ibe Kingston Smith Arms Co.. LtiL  Winnipeg  When a man shows a Christian  spirit in au argument things are coming his way-  gents    but    not      disproportionately1  large ones.  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Wise and experienced mothers  know when their children are troubled with worms and lose no time in  applying Miller's Worm Powders,  the most effective vermifuge that can  be used. It is absolute in clearing the  system of worms and restoring those  healthy conditions without which  there can be no comfort for the  child, or hope of robust growth. It  is the most trustworthy of worm exterminators.       -  Whether the corn be of old or new  growth, it must yield to/Holloway's  Corn Cure, the simplest and besfcure.  isffered to the public.  * Luring on to Destruction  There is one reason to believe that  ;morc than one of our lost liners havc  met their doom by hastening to answer thc bogus S.O.S. of the submarine which lay in wait for them.  Now thc survivors of a French "destroyer torpedoed in thc Mediterranean reports that, while struggling in  the water in the blackness , of the  -night, they were, brought within effective range of the submarine's guns  by the enemy shouting in good  French, "This Avay, * comrades!"  Could deviltry go further?���������Glasgow  Herald.  To Use Scotland Yard System  The "finger prijut" system of criminal identification, as used at Scotland Yard, is to be applied *to criminals in Canada. An ; Ordcr-in-Coun-  cil to this effect has been passed' at  Ottawa on thc. recommendation of  the Commissioner of the'Dominion  Police. As an additional means of  identification, photography is authorized.  The Safest Course  Is there no way of stopping, these  cyclones? asked a traveler who was  relating his experiences in the Far  West.  No, replied the narrator."The best  way is to go along with them.   ^  REPLENISH  YOUR BLOOD  M THE SPRING  r-A&r.'as&Mi  ���������������������������-'v.Vw&S-i'Sffl  ;-  .':'^^%iSi^  .    ,������������������ ,i-...; A'P'-. Ap'ly-#*,:i$\  '   ' ::A'Ap?prp*i$ii  Catarrh Cannot be Cured  with LOCAL APPLICATIOJTSr as they  .annot reach the scat of the disease. Catarrh  Is & local disease, greatly influenced by con-.  :<titutional .conditions, and.in order to cure it'  vou must take an internal remedy. Hall's  Catarrh- Cure i* taken .internally and act������  through the blood on the mucous surfaces  'af the system. Hall's Catarrh Cure was pre-|  'tcribed by one of the best physicians in this!  >country for years. It is composed of soma  bf the best tonics knevn^-^fcombined with  gomo tti thc best blood purifiers. The per-  Sect combination of ths ingredients ia Hall's  Catarrh Cure is what produces such wonder-]  Mil results in catarrhal conditions. Send for  testimonials, free.  F.  J.   CHENEY  & CO.,  Props.,  Toledo,  O.  All  Druggists,  75c.  Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  Release at Hand  Young  Playwright���������What did  you  think of my climax?  Critic���������It was very welcome.  Minard's Liniment Used   by   Physi-  cians.  \  Use City Boys on Farms  Crops  Just now you are feeling "out of  sorts"���������not your usual self. Quite  exhausted at times aud cannot devote real energy ?o your work.  Sleep does not rest you and you wake  up feeling "all tired out." Perhaps  rheumatism is flying through your  muscles and joints, or may be your  skin is disfigured by rashes, boils or  pimples- Headaches, twinges of neuralgia, fits of nervousness .irritability  of temper and a disordered stomach  often increase your discomfort in  the spring.  The cause���������winter has left its mark  on you. These troubles are signs that  your blood is poor and watery, that  your nerves are exhausted. You must  renew and enrich your blood at once  and restore torie to your tired nerves,  or there may be a complete breakdown. The most powerful remedy for  these spring ailments in men, women  and children is Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills for Pale People,, because these  Pills cleanse bad blood and strength-1  en weak nerves. '  New, rich, i*ed blood���������your greatest need in springes plentifully created by Dr. Williams' . Pink Pills,  and with this new, pure blood in your  veins you quickly regain health and  increase- your strength. Then your  skin becomes clear, your eyes bright,  your nerves strong, and y0u feel  better'-.'cat better, sleep better, and  are  able  to  do  your  work.  Begin your spring tonic treatment  today for the blood and nerves with  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills���������the Pills  that strenghten.  These Pills are sold by most deal-  ersr but do not be persuaded to take  "something just thc same." If you  can't gel the genuine Pills from your  dealer they will be sent you by mail,  post paid, at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for $2.50 by writing The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co-, Brockville,  Ont,  ������������������������.   ������������������!���������������������������    p      1 ..���������*��������������������������� ������������������������������������������������������  A Cynic in Overalls  "I suppose," said the facetious  stianger watching a workman spread  a carpet from thc church door to the  curb, "that's tht road to heaven-you  are fixing there?"  "No," replied the man, "this is  merely a bridal' path."  Just The One  The children happened to be present. when mother, received an applicant for the position of nurse-maid.  "Why. were yotu discharged from  your last place?" asked the mother,  when she had ascertained, after  much ingenuity," that the applicant  had not voluntarily left that place.  "Well, ma'am," said the girl, very  frankly, "to tell the truth, I sometimes forgot to, wash the children,  ma'am."  Whereupon there came from the  children in chorus, "Oh, mother,  please -engage hcr!"���������Harper's Magazine.  Counter Check  Or Sales Books  Germans Buy  British War Loan  our  we  Germans Buy British War Loan  Some Germans have a strange way  of showing their confidence ia the  victory that is to settle the war in  their favor. A number of Germans,  well-known to people in England,  knowing that they could not purchase certificates in the recent war  loan, set the wheels of , negotiation  going through friends in neutral nations and bought largely in. this  way. The fact has just come to the  knowledge of the London Stock Exchange and now it is a question with  the broker, who innocently^arrang-  ed it whether he can in any way cancel the deal.  $mm  .A������Vv^'-*^^-**'^'Jl*^^'^'7^***rt*V^^  /'.' .. r  ,,v.''.,n;ii,!p'.'*  Systematic Way to Increase  in the Dominion  Thc Canadian government is adopt,  ing a very systematic way to increase  the crops of the Dominion .    An official   commission,   composed  of  professors of diffecrln universities,    has  been   appointed   to    visit     the     high  schools ajtd colleges and enlist boys  for agricultural work during thc summer months. Attention will bc given  the physical  ability of thc boys and  they  will  sign, with, thc consent    of  their parents,  for six months' service  on tho. farms.  A record will bc kept  of  their work  and  efficiency,    which  will bc credited lo them the same as  if. it  wen*,  in   the  regular  classes  in  the schools aud colleges.  This looks  like a  prr-lly good   scheme,  nol   only  to gel. .intelligent farm workers,    hi'i  for the real  advantage of  the  hoys.  It was tried iu a small way last year  and thc result was that thc boys who  worked  on   the  fanns   outstripped   in  their studies those who  remained in  the  schools.   That  is  the  same  sort  of record that has been made in some  manual   training  schools  where    the  bo> s who spent half of their time at  work and <h<* oth������?r half t������A thoir *!ttid.  ics,  took  nearly  all    lhc    scholastic  prizes   in   the     intcrschool     contest-',  while they  swept the  platter  almost  clean in the athletic fields.    If there  could be  a  scheme     invented       that  would put the large groups  of boys  who, idle away their time in the pool  halls  and  on  the streets out on  the  farms during, the* summer months, it  >\uuld be  ni im.ah iil.ibh: ad V.t.M.lK:.'   lu  tlicm    and    -their    country. - -Omaha  World-Herald.  (  Ready-made Medicine.���������You need  no physician for ordinary ills when  you have at hand a bottle of Dr.  Thomas' Electric Oil. For coughs,  colds, sore throat,, bronchial troubles,  it is invaluable, for scalds, burns,  biiiisos sprains it is unsurpassed  while for cuts, sores, ulcers and thc  like it is an unquestionable healer.  It needs no testimonial other than  thc use, and thai will satisfy anyone  as to its effectiveness.  Democracy Against Autocracy  Autocracy has broken down in  Russia. It is doomed in Germany, as  -t4ic avowals of the chancellor and  tlte secretary for foreign affairs admit;- even if the throne and dynasty  are saved. It cannot survive in Austria if it shall fail in Germany. This  is fast showing iiseli, as it waa from  thc beginning in its real character a  war of popular government against  imperialism. On thc side of thc allies it is a war that "government of  the people aud by thc people and for  the people shall not perish from thc  earth."���������Philadelphia Record.  Mr. Merchant:���������  If you are not already using  Counter Check or Sales Books  would respectfully solicit your next  order. Years of experience in the !  manufacture of this line enable us to  give you a book as nearly perfect as  it is possible to be made in these dif-������  ficult times.       ���������-...���������  All classes and grades of paper are^  now from 100 to 400 per cent, high-"  er than they were two years ago.  Carbon papers, waxetf for^ coated  books, labor, in fact everything that  goes into the cost of counter check  or sales books are very high in price.  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.  We make a specialty of Carbon  Back or Coated Books, also O.K.  Special Triplicate books. On these,  and our regular duplicate and triplicate separate Carbon Leaf Books, we  number among our customers the  largest and best commercial hottses  from goast to coast. No order is too,  large or too small to be looked after  carefully,  We have connections with the  largest paper mill in Canada, ensuring an ample supply of the best grade  paper used in counter check books.  You are therefore assured of an extra grade of praper, prompt service  and shipments.  Waxed Papers and Sanitary  , Wrappers  AVe also manufacture Waxed Bread  and Meat Wrappers, plain and printed; Confectionery Wrappers, Pure  Food Waxed Paper Rolls for Home  Use, Fruit Wrappers,, etc.  Write for samples of our G. & B.  Waxed Papers used as a Meat  Wrapper. It is both grease and  moisture proof, and the lowest priced article on thc market for this  purpose.  Genuine    Vegetable    Parchment fot  Butter Wrappers  We are large .importers of this  particular brand of paper. Our prices  on jSxII. size in 100M quantities and  upwards,"*- are very low, considering  the present high price of this paper.  We 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 anq  pToinpt service.  APPLEFORD  COUNTER CHECK  BOOK COMPANY, LTD.  Hamilton, Canada,  Offices:   Toronto,  Montreal,     Winnt-  potr,  Vancouver.  Weil-Known Farmer  Gives His Evidence  "SAYS DODD'S    KIDNEY    PILLS  CURED  HIM  OF GRAVEL  Dr. William Wood of Hadlingfton.  Ont., is Added to Long List ot  Cures by the Great Canadian Kidney Remedy, Dodd's Kidney Pills-  Hadlington, Ont., (Special)���������-Mr.  William Wood, a well-known farmer  living near here, is shouting thc  praises of Dodd's Kidney Pills. He  claims they cured him of two of the  most painful and dangerous forms  Of kidney trouble, bladder trouble  and gravel.  "Yes, I was troubled with gravel  and bladder trouble," Mr. Wood  said when asked about his cure. "But  since I took four boxes of Dodd's  Kidney Pills my trembles are gone.  I also had heart flutterihgs and shortness, of breath. There were flashes of  lights and specks before my eyes and  I was very nervous. All these troubles have gone, too, since I used  Dodd's Kidney Pills.'-'  Others in tip^s neighborhood have  used Dodd's Kidney Pills and found  that they are the greatest of all remedies for kidney troubles of any  kind. Dodd's Kidney Pills are specialists. They cure sick kidneys and that  is all they claim to cure.- The reason  they are ffiven credit for curing rheumatism, lumbago, dropsy, diabetes  and Bright's disease i9 that all of  these diseases are caused by sick  kidneys.  -Place in the Sun  John (angrily)���������Now I sec through  yo.ur subterfuge.  Marie���������Well* that's only because  there's a very bright sun.���������Dartmouth  Jack o'LantcriT.  Ask for Minard's and take no other*  Using Grass to Make Paper With  Although sevend of the largest pa*  per mills in England have been  forced to shut down because the  government stopped the importation  of puipwood, many others havc managed to keep going by utilizing grass  which they obtain from Scotland, tins  Fenlands and India.  Printing paper and notcpapcris  being made from grass mixed with  other materials. The cheapest fibre  is obtained from nags which arc no  longer exported. Rag cuttings are  now worth $1*10 a toil, which is s.till  below thc cost of wood pulp, now  selling for $150 a ton. It was $40 a  ton before thc war.  German Alnutv in the War  Clerk���������Let nie show you our latest  iiiiirhiiics, We have a motor car now  that can  climb any hill on earth.  ChauiTcitr -That'., nothing. The  hist one y<>n sold in** tried \<i climb  a tree.  Tie ---I should really like, to sre tny-  self -.is others see 111c, don't you  know.  She���������You wouldn't give yourself a  uec.oiitl  uiuuec.  WIFE FINDS RELIEF, TOO I  Ijaclinta   Mills,   T.Q.  "I -waii troubled for many yearn  ���������with lUanoy "Diuoaae, aad a��������� friend  told too to take OIN PILLS.  After taking a few boxes I waa  greatly ralioved, and aftor flnlahUm  tiie twelfth box the pain completely left me. My wife U now uning  ^,j��������� TV','.*- t.v.B f.v.f.f. tt*-?t fV.t V.?"f.  been greatly reilevud of the pain  over' her kidneyn. I can cafoly  roconuueud any one eufferinjj- from  Kidney trouble to givo a fair trial  to ait* rxLx.a.      ^    ,  Thomas fltepheniton."  All   drugi'iittn   *ell   Gill   rills   ������t  tiOc. a box, or (J boxes for t.*.0l*.  Humiilt. free If you will* lo  "NATIONAL Dllfja &  CHEMICAL  OO.   OF   CANADA,   UMITRD  ���������Xorouto,  Out. iff  ^jw^nu^-  w   mihlrri^t.w  One Is Not Tempted ta Envy    the  Germans for Their Cleverness  There has been far too much laudation of German ability in this war.  When one considers the vast amount  of forethought given by the Germans  tr* the tyrxr ^nrl \\xr Ynohilivntinn for  ii period of forty years of the best  brains of the country toward the ono  cud of military success and then  purveys the results achieved one is  nol tempi":? 'i envy thc German**' for  their cleverness, but rather to think  how much better thc French, the  Americans,    01*    the  English    would  have done lhe job if they had given  .������   ��������� ,      ���������    j   ,     -,       '���������-<       r ��������� ���������  >,I(.U    ij<i.<u   iu   t, .        x itc   ..id tu.ai:,      ah  international politic*, remind us of  thc dull schoolboy who, having worked out with immense industry an  enormous sum in multiplication and  division -'iiite correctly lo llilily  place* of decimal.**, # manages at the  end to produce u v. idly iueorrci t ie.-  ���������utlt hy pointing hi'*, ilerinial*' two or  three place.** out.���������H. Sidtbothani  in   Athititic.  Moulhlv.  Ml       m*Jk\  tJj^^-"jSs      jjfll       IfBft Jgjl   Kfi]   WSM ^  mmm      BESSi S3 kWrnW   S3     WW     Wt3  *7Q3*?K  *. 6 ww V* mmWrntm  \VI,rn   :.   man  is  dressed   in   a   little  brief authority  he  h"  even   more  con  spicitous  than  a woman  in  the.  pies-  cut   !������iylc   ������-'f   jibl-i-jviiilcu   'ikiii.  s%������*\i& *****      *"*'       ''"''���������"'������������������'������������������'' ****'  m^suj- tu^ii^A j^t^fe. iiWM|i  ^^p*f^P0 s^&ts \^s\mm^^*  ���������HLU     xtv Run.  On sale at all  Drusswts rmd Stores  M  't%$%m  j?!i3f3>V������jl  Armsm  ���������"���������:'-?->SB,-I  A:.-;ri$$MM.  A.A.P&sM  rWv.'SS'.j  PPM  -A-^Am  ';Am  A'"JA  ���������Ml  '/rA/Ai p  w  p..  te..-./  ly  ���������WM-Sgsjsja**^  THE CRESTON  BE VIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  ORESTON. B.C., FRIDAY. JUNE  8  No More Exemption  Iiis  i j  uoueu  sow that we  will have to vote $5006 this year.  Of this the authorities will advance  $3750,  which amount, will about  pay   up  dues,  to  be  have compulsory military service  that the authorities will immediately annul previous legislation to the  effect that men enlisting for overseas service could not be made to  pay debts previously incurred.  Such a regulation should never  have been adopted at the outset.  Right here in Creston alone we  are inside the amount in saying  that business men have unpaid  soldiers accounts totalling $800.  Unless assurance is given that such  an intolerable situation is to be  ended forthwith a very great many  B.C. business men should be excused from whacking up for future  patriotic schemes and doings.  current year  expenses, and take care of the  improvements Inspector Dove  states snust be made. With a  $5000 school assessment and a  doubling up on the personal and  real property rates on top of an  increased assessment in many eases  it wiii not be long till we wake up  to the fact that an organized  municipality will be a real economy  in more ways than one. Of a  surety it's an ill wind that blows  nobody good.  T  rNow  and  Well Chosen  If all provincial government  appointments are on a par with  that of I?rank FufcBam, who will  be forest ranger in this section this  season, very little would be heard  about patronage or no patronage,  either. In addition to being com  petent to discharge all the duties  of the position, he enjoys the goodwill  of everyone,  and is   a   hard  Whiskey Looks Safe  The U.S. "drys," who are urging  States-wide prohibition on the plea  that it is essential in order to  conserve food supplies, are not  meeting with the success they  anticipated, in that the authorities  over there find that if it is decided  to make a move along this line it  will be the manufacture of beer  that will be curtailed rather than  that of whiskey. In the making  of t,he stuff with a "kick" to it  corn is the ohief ingredient, and  only about one-tenth   of the aver-  No need to tell you that prices of footwear have advanced, by leaps and bounds  almost, but in several lines of shoes we have been fortunate in buying ahead of the  last couple of advances in this line.    We specially mention  Ladies' 2-Strap White Poplin Slippers  at   2.25 pair  For summer wear these are the height of fashion and we have them in all sizes.  Men's Working Shoes  Our prices on these are actually lower than the wholesalers are offering these same  shoes to the trade. We have a nice range in sizes and can assure their wearing  qualities.    Buy now.    There is absolutely no prospect of-a. drop in footwear prices.  Tennis Shoes for Men, Youths and Boys  A good line both for sizes and wear. The prices are right.  General  age   corn   crop  ������  ���������    _e J.',  is  taken  for  worker���������a trio of jgood   faults that i tKat an��������� interference with  the  making of "O be joyful." Double  the quantity of barely is used  annually for the manufacture of  beer. Barely, too, is in great  demand in France particularly,  where the people will eat every bit  of it they can get, while corn is in  little or no demand.    It is asserted  xoVtiairtxxr  4b5������        A%x>  Creston    ���������  SPEERS  -    British Columbia  should ensure satisfaction to the  forestry department and few complaints from those with whom he  will have to deal. In giving him  all the territory botween Kootenay  Landing, Yahk and KingRgate to  look affcar the government is also  showing due regard for economy,  and without crippling the service  as the new warden has authority to  put on extra help whenever needed.  manufacture, therefore, will be to  insure an adequate supply of  alcohol for commercial and war  purposes, not as a food conservation  measure.  Waste Mounts Up  Of  the compiling   of statistics,  like   the  making of books,  there  seems to be  no  end.    One  of   the  very latest outbreaks in this regard  haa to do  with the  waste of foods  in the kitchens of the United States,  which   has   been   figured   at  two  cents   per   person   per day,  or a  matter of  $7   per year   for  every  man,   woman   and   child   in   the  great    republic.    Assuming    that  Canadians are equally  unmindful  in    this   detail     with    our    total  population of some eight  milllion  citizens   of     the     Dominion     are  squandering     about     $56,000,000  annually.    If these calculations are  anywhere near  correct  and   some  experts can figure  out a system to  avoid     this     needless    waste   thc  feeding of the  starving   Belgians  and other unfortunates in warring  Europe would be an  easy   matter  indeed.    However,   until  more   of  ������ ���������-.   - J.J������.|~      f.   ....      n..K.lnl>ln MA/...1.. ������*������  juiic    uoi/uiin iki jr. ��������� ������v<ki.a������>>SQ    |jv;OpjC   O.  the Creston Valley, at any rate,  may rightfully claim to bo from  MinBouri.  Officials Busy  From   Victoria   comes   the  announcement   that   for     3917    the  department    of    agriculture   will  dispense with   the services of the  special   weed   irspectors   that   we  have had  for some seasons  past;  this  work   to  be looked  after as  well as may be by   fire and  game  wardens and   the provincial police.  While    Creston    will    miss    the  patriarchial and picturesque figure  of   A.   B.   Shannon,   who was  in  charge   of    this    work    for   two  seasons   past,   all   classes   in   the  Valley   will  commend   the administration for the  move they   have  made   in   this  direction.    Backed  up by the necessary  authority the  local fire warden  and   police could  hardly   give less satisfaction than  Mr. Shannon, and are like to do a  whole lot better���������and at  a  saving  of some $125 a month   and travelling expenses.    In   addition to this  extra bit of work Provincial Police  Forrester is now asked to start in  to take an agricultural census of tho  country    between    Prootor    and  Kitchener.     As     a     government  official   Cap.  is   a man   of many  | parts, now   having   work  to  look  after for the   attorney-general, tho  minister   of   agriculture   and  tho  department of minea  The Teachers* Plight  Unices there is somo considerable  rush of in-arroars taxpayers to  liquidate their overdue payments  in this regard Crouton ia liable to  havo the preaent public school  tfiu-thmar Ktaif with un for their  mimmor vacation. No salarios  liavo boon paid sinou March, thoro  aro no funds in sight, nnd all ap-  poals for financial hfllp to tho  ������flunation atithoritiaf* at Victoria  g������*-t about nn kindly a rocoption as  the Huns gavn tho criea for nuiroy  from tho hclplctw IJclgiati women  ���������tncl children in tlio early Jitagwi of  tho war. If thore is no change in  things tho   annua)   school mooting  UX~uZZ-~T-*- ��������� *'-.-.. A.   II      jOrtJUtWU0*  %*%MtU*������*.tt Hf**.*****,   m,m������im   m.m.*.~-.-~.  At least one looal anti-oon-  Roriptionist is at a loss to know  why such a staunch advocate of  soloctivo draft as The Review is  should not havo a little to say  about conscription of wealth, tlic  taking ovor of some portion of war  profits, heavier taxation of tho  folio wu with tht* largo inonmos, tho  rognlat ing of food    prices, oto��������� oto.  Aud for his honoflt, as woll an  for others who may bo ouriously-  luciinoci, wc nave no itc-iitaMon in  haying that along with t.ho  majority of peoplo wo aro vory  much   in   favor   of   any   and   all  measure that will place the burdens  of war equitably on the shoulders  of all entitled to bear them���������either  in the financing of the struggle or  bearing arms in defence of our  common cause.  Why anyone in favor of conscripting Canada's man power  should oppose the conscription of  all the other forces that make for  the more harmonious and successful prosecution of the war is a  mystery to The Review.  If we are willing to empower  the government to take men from  20 to 45 years of .age from their  peaceful vocations, put them in  uniform, drill- them, * send them to  the battlefield with the consequent certainty of coming back  maimed, and in many cases never  return at all, we would be a miserable lot to deny the authorities a  similar liberty of,, action in~ marshalling and controlling all lines  of Canadian industry essential to  or benefitting directly or indirectly  through the wall1;' And as with  industry so with the individual  wealth of the Dominion.  And while, assuredly, the ideal  condition would be to have simultaneous action in this all-round  conscription we must not overlook  the fact that perfection has hot yet  been reached in administrative  affairs in Canada, and under*the  circumstance something in tho  nature of a half-way measure may  havo to suffice frr the time being,  and as the pressing neoessity right  now is for men most likely we will  have to take conscription of our  man power as the initial hiatal*  ment and a royal commission to  investigate and report on most of  tho other phauou of the situation.  Undoubtedly the question deftn  ing legitimate profits in tho various  lines of. industry in' view of before-  the war conditions and possible  aftor-tho-war effects is a far greater    task     that    most     amateur  C0O!*i0������������!!Htfl ������r������ ft.warftj and thft  samo with inoomos, and tho othor  dotails this far-reaching con-  soriptivo legislation will create,  but in tho light of similar notion in  Britain reasonably quick action  should ba hnd, Rubjeot   to  revision  Up    Ot*    (lovi'ti   U.i     li'U      it\l\iU\rti>U     iii  disclosed from timo to time.  In Canada enough profit-making  and enough speonl&tinf.*; has gone  on already. Tho timo has como for  stem aud determined measures.  Control of wealth  and suppression  ������OiohOBiOkfm  Th������ Cranbrook tirtru operating the  mill l'at the. Paulson logs have just  erected a new loading platform for-  their convenience at the C.P.R. depot.  R. S Bevan and P. Putnam of Creston and Wesling brothers of Canyon  City were Sabbath visitors here, the  latter taking lessons on operating the  new Ford car they have just purchased from Mr, Bevan.  Another - Sunday visitor was Tijui  Harris, who drove up from Creston to  take back John D. Moore of Kaslo, the  new road superintendent, who .spent  Saturday in Kitchener.  1 There is no definite word as to when  the telephone crew will be along to  ���������string ihe wires between here and  Yahk. It is likely the phone central  here will be at the hotel.  Provincial police Forrester of Cre-t-  ton was a visitor here between trains  on Sunday.  The water ie still too high and too  muddy for the fishing season to open-  Auglers promise to be numerous hereabouts this year with so many newcomers employed at the mill-  Last word from Harry Rymell, who  is overseas with a construction corps  is that he is laid up in England at  present with a rather severe attack of  +^*^**m***^***~i^~*****m*mimm*m~**t**imm*mi*m~mmmmm^*^^^m^^**>^***m^m  - *���������'  ���������-*-. ������������������    - ' -  IJ--   "    ~-    ���������-���������"������������������-"'--������������������--.***������������������  rherimtism, after being in France on*y  a few weeks.  Although not officially announced  it is expected that Mr. Slater, who is  .^r-PRP**ati'ng the mil! here, will look  afterr.whatever rondwork there may  be to do in the Kitchener country this  year.       -  ��������� Trail-claims to have furnished thv������e  s-ecruits foi: the Sf-itish l*������avy.   :  Free. _ Press: - Instructions were-  issued at -Morrissey Internment Camp  last week that the officers' wives and  other women residing at the camp  Would not be. permitted to "remain,  longer., In consequence of the order a;  numbfci* of-families-from the camp;  have returned to Fernie.  RANCH FOR SALE  With excellent dwelling house and  outbuildings, Block 121, Lot 812, near  Etickson, B.C., ten acres'., Planted to  fruit trees now. bearing. Formerly in  the occupation of Mr. T. H. Hickey.  An admirable investment in a beautiful home. Fee simple title guaranteed.  An* open for offei h. JOSEPH RYAN,  Cranbrook, B.C. *  W*      *w������**v>  .IU      ���������^l s %/\,\.tt ts  Lost Time  Delayed Profits  Unfortunately for scores of customers  and equally as unsatisfactory for us, our  supply of marketable trees of  Vrooman Franquetto Walnut  Ib insuulolont to moot all demands. Orders  calling for Rovoral ��������� thousand trees have  been unaccepted as a result.  Tlmo and seasons nro essential to produce  trees.  If wo woi*o making munitions of war  Instead of Fruit, Nut and Shado Trees, etc.,  wo could "employ more help aud Increase*  onr output-"  Bat���������  Human energy alono cannot produuo  trooB. Tlmo and Seasons aro absolutely  essential to their production.  Therefore lot us advise you, if you contemplate planting Walnuts or any othor  clans of nursery Btook, to  Place Your Order Early  It costs you no moro than to wait until  uio uioMu of uio i.Wiuoji when, tho aupply lu  exhausted and you aro obliged to either  wait a year, entailing lout time and delayed  profits.  Tlio fame of tho Vrooman Franquotio  lias in tho last fow yearn reached ncroim  the   continent   and    given    promise    of  inutoriaUy iaiprovlng tho general grade of  nuts on the market; for poonlo want tho  host, aud whan Uio buylnj  an control of mon has oome.    Tho  ono involve**   the  othut* boyond yoa  or my.  iff public onco  becomes familiar with tho Vrooman  Frftnauotto���������tbo largo, attractive elongated  mil. easily opened and flllou with a rich.  r.v-tr!1!rni������ flri**. flixvorM Vcrnol��������� tb<*>y -will  no lontfor iW Huttuilod with infoi-ioi* nuts.  If you are iui yet iinnoQiinlntod with this  MUiMjkloi* variety don't delay uemllng for  our freo literal ure. If you havo a few acres,  or even loiui, Hultaulo plant them ta Vrooman  FYanqtiotta walnut tree** and In a few yearn  they will pay your Uixoh���������fut-niwh you u  nutritloiiH, iuoju*eiiMlvouuhHtltuU*for incut*1  and ittaiid uu a iantlnff monument to your  memory.  Rritish RnhtRitsIa Nnrenrtas  Co., United  i433 S&iiHiii Au.V;. Vancouvsr, B.C.  Soon be time to order them  ���������and better be too early than  a little late.  The KEVIEW can supply  tdom in any quantity desireo*.  vi  1  HHiliHI  ssattnagaH  ,������-.^iiiij>*������ wtfJHW**���������***- -j* > *'  tmmm FOHMF  Certificate of Improvements  Ar-.     ".I-'     .^..A;Ap;:. *>������������������<.. ��������� ..'A--      . ���������  NOTICE  Batt Fractional  and Yosemite Fractional Mineral Claims, situate in  the  Nelson    Mining Division   of  Koctenay District.   Where located:   Oh Sheep Creek adjoining the  Rio Tinto Mineral Claims-   --���������-,'.  TAKE   NOTIOE   that,    I,   A.   H.  Green, acting as Agent for Jonathan  Rogers,   Free Miner's Certificate No.  065I6B, intend, -sixty" dafs from-the  date hereof, to', apply fco'theMining  Recorder for a Certificate of. Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining; a  Crown Grant of the above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85. must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  "3&a  aay  oi  i?euruitry,  AH. GREEN  ������������������>!>..  >      A ���������iHrfih-.-f!.'. ���������  ��������� - i. ii    ,i . .i^i  i.   i ���������  FORM F ��������� '      '  \ Certificate of improvements  NOTICE  Lucky Girl Mineral Claim, situate in  the Nelson Mining Division of  Kootenay District. Where located:���������On- Sheep Grerk adjoining  the Mayflower Mineral Claim.  ;':.: TAKENOTICB thai'.t, A. H^Green,  acting as agent for J. W. Crowthers,  Free  Miner's Certificate No. 85097B,  Predicts Increase  iraaev!  A.D. 1817.  ..Vj.fx  UUSS  mprovements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Grown  Grant of tde above claim.  And further take notice, that action  under seetipn 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  SJilliKtS  1817.  x-%rs��������� -mtrtx.tr.  CHID   JU7U������  u&jy of Api-il. A.D.  A.H.GREEN.  This is to inform ycu, and all interested, that  we have in stock now  Langstrath's Bee Hives and Parts  None better than these made, and they are  particularly adapted for this part of Canada  The market never looked better for these; and it will  pay growers to give them every attention See us before buying RAFFIA. We have it in finest oualir v,  and it is selling 3 ibis: for $1.00. *       ���������-'  F. H  GENERAL JIEBGHANT  GKESTON  ;*>V7.f-1.r>T  ''Af^ir  Judging from reports sent to Ottawa  by ;:WEr;>\R.x:M.P.-Wihslowv provincial  horticulturist, who visited Creston  4his Week, and from an expression,  of Mr. Winslow's views on the marketing p*cbspec5ts, there will tie an increased yield;nf fruits in the province this  year of forty per cent, in berries,  thirty per cent, in stone fruits and  twenty-five per cent, in apples over  iSle. "The tofti!,\ruit production of  the province for this year he estimates  at 4,000 cars, as against3,178 last year.  He believes that prices will he reasonably' good for all varieties except  winter apples. On account of the  increased production throughout the  continent and the establishment- of  the British embargo, Which will mean  the dumping on the prairies of apples  from Ontario and the Northwestern  States, the winter apple situation, he  _ thinks 'Will be a serious one for the  I 'BlO. growers.;.'  In a recent;'-'report on the crop outlook, sent to Dominion Fi-uit Commissioner Johnson  Mr. "Winslow says.  "I have just returned from a an extensive trip through the Ckanagan  and Lower Mainland. The season is  an extremely late one, being from ttn  days to two weeks later-than last  year, and in some respects even more  backward, th the Okanagan the weather has been rather on the dry side,  with less sun than usual, but they  have just recently had some good rains.  On the Lower Mainland the weather  has been coo], dull, and with quite a  bit of rain. ,v  * The increase ,in strawberry and  raspberry acreage over last year is  considerable, both running about 40  per cent. The plants suffered no winter injury. Island, strawberry shipments in quantity will hardly commence before June 15, carloads June  20= Lower Mainland rlpenm^*' season  will be about the same,'perhaps a few  days later, and the bulk of the crop  is already contracted to jam factories  at seven cents a,pound. "Wynndel;  Creston and Koojfenay strawberries  will hardly come iii'heavy quantity before June 25th. . As' is usually the case  in a; rate^s.oasoii,;we, expect the strawberry; crop-'wilrT<^tch.hot weather,  and prospects are for only "a- moderate  yield. Mirketihg c^tHditfStts appear ex-  4  0  I  OPPICE.  TRAIL.*  SMELTING  AND  REPINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  AND  PURCHASERS OP  GOLD,  SILVER, COPPER, LEAD AND ZINC ORES  TAD AN AG BRAND PIG LEAD. BLUESTONE, SPELTER. COPPER  mm  -Slejghsan^ Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness arid Supplies  Several Sets  of Second-Hand Harness  Goal and Wood.For Sale.  '���������ym.m  Phono B&  LWHmmlSmmftFmm\\m  Sirdar Ave.  t    & JB  Grooion  dmrr^m^ ^*m\ ^f*m\    ^W ^^m, ^^^T^^**.  IWJi V//UNil.UlJLN' J$A'JM.-tk.  OF COMMERCE  \ iWMWwiwiw>ii<������i*iiii m^mmm  * MR EDMUND WALKS*. C.V.O., LL.D.. D.C.L.. Weoldent  )<SHN AIWD. G*m������s$ Mmm*** tl, V. "R JONES. Am-( General Mon.trer  mmmm>mwmMi*mmmmmmimm  lAHIflL, ^Ib^lllLUI'll      HfcStHVh HINIl .VlWIJIJ.IJIjl'  \   ' FARMERS* BUSINESS  Hie Can^llan Bank oi Commerce extends to Farmers every  tacilf^':fpr''the'tnm������|^on oil'their banking business, including  thc discount'and collection of skies notes.' Blank fialcs nnhit  exe supplied free ot dtargc on application.  NU  C. <i BENNETT  Vfana^er OroRton Branch  heayy crop; some orchards are quite  onV Northern Spies-look well, and in  'fact the1 witttfer^apjple** generally  in much better^hape.than.* year ago;  *' "On the whole 1 look for an increase of about forty per cent, in tonnage of berriesV tStrty per cent, in  stone fruits and t"^iity-fiy6 per cent;  in apples- over ldlfii'*- The total fruit  production of therprovinee a. year ago  worked out at 3,178 carlo.ads. I feel  quite confident that, the total this  year will reach 4.400 cars.  In discussing marketing prospects  the provincial hor'tfcultu'rist express  ed the opinion that berries would go  at good prices this year; the activity  of the jam plants in contracting for  supplies giving a fillip to the market.  The rhubarb market'is off, principally on account of the high price of sugar and the late season..' Peaches and  assdeots should brin0** f*?t*r "���������rice? tViis  year, perhaps as good as^last seasiin.  California canners are paying big  prices and futures in dried apricots  are'selli^  effect upon *heumark^#for' t*h������ Northwestern States, and! eonsequen tly up-  ou that for the Okanagan.  Cherries are in much the same situation^ Sours will be slow, but black  sw-iet cherries ihould be better tha.n  last season's pi*icesv'  Plums and "prunes will bring as  good prices as last seasou, which  , we're, excellent. Drying propositions  hin" California and Oregon are stiinul-  atingthe^pricfeprospects.."'"'''  EJarly'ajpples Will bring fair prices,  but the situation in- regard to the.  main crop is serious for. the growers,  principally on account, of the British  embargo and the consequent effect it  will have, oh the prairie market;  Which will-receive heavy dumping of.  apples from Ontario and the Northwestern States. . The Northwestern  American crop vvill be heavy and the  B.C. crop promises agood increase.  etc. At New Denver the same day  almost $iBu\? was taken in through?  similar effort.  NOTARY PUBUO  INSURANCE  ���������   REM. ESTATE  DEALER IN COAL.  MM  fit trnnTCU^VQ  fM-Ui    nvviwiniv  CRESTON   -   -   B.C.  Mob^ ^c^ 1361  This Perchewm   Stallion   will   stand"  throughout the season as follows:    .  CANYCJN <5tTY  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,  also. Saturday forenoons;  CRESTON  at McCreath^ Livery, Saturday Biterhoosrs  Fees will be reduced this season in  accordance w ith the saving t f expense -  effectedby.the above, programme^ ���������  :Fbr>fnrt]her particulars apply to C  BLAIR, Erickson P.O.  8s������RAL .AtS^T-  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Montana Mineral Claim, situate in the  Nelson Mining Diyision of West  Kootenay        District. Where  located:   On Twelve" Mile Creek,  .    -about ������ mile East of Bayone Mine.  TAKE   NOTICE    that   I,   Charles  Moore,   acting  as < .agent  for Frank-  'Aik-en, ��������� Fresr*: Miner's ..Certificats J?o.*  086O3B, and ^hil Casey, Free Miner's  Certificate  No. 6218C,   intend,   sixty  days.from the date hereof,, to apply to  the Mining Becorder for a Certificate  of Improyeinents, for the purpose of  obtaining'a Crown Grant-of the above  claim. J  : And further take, notice that action,  under section -85. must be commenced  before the1 iss mince of siic-h Certificate  of Impi-ovements. ���������    ���������  Dated this28th day of April.  1917,  A.D. JCHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  cellent. R������is  bo-"much by  yield will be  non-shipping  IeSu arei *nbfcilffe.ct<*d  alate spidng^- rand the  large. The-bulk of .the  stock   will   go*at  flye  9n    1  cents a pbuiid to jam plants,- wh'ch  apparently will take all that can be  bffei-ed.  Apricots-are now ih full bloom .with  prospects for a forty or fifty per cent,  increase in tonnage'over last year.  "Cherries are hpw in bloom. The  bloom is plentiful and yigbroUisi. There  has been practically no winter injury  and the yield of cherries,' especially  sweet cherries, will likely show a  heavy increase, perhaps forty or fifty  per cent, over last year.  "Peach trees have come through  the winter in excellent condition.  There is a reduction jn the number of  trees, ihainly, however, of poor..varieties. The general condition of the  peach trees is better than a year ago  and prospects aro for a material increase in crop.  ���������"Plums have wintered well and tho  bloom is unusually heavy. Prunes  have also wintered well and are showing a very heavy bloom. In both  plums and prunes there should be,  from.aH indications, forty per cent,  more than last year.  "Fears aro showing well every  whoro. The crop of last year on the  wholo was short on ncconnt of tho  winter. Tho blooin this yoar is vory  vigorous, and prospocts are for the  big increase in tonnage which was expected last season.  "tn crab apples the Transcondants  wlljl show only a little gain ov^rlnat  year, owing to an off orop in many  orchards. Hyalops, however, aro likely to show a substantial inci-caso.  Thore ia also a largo acreage of tho  young TranscondantB just "coming Into' bearing. Tho total increase In the  otcab applo crop may bu twenty-ilyo  per cont.  ������������������The bloom on Duchess, Trans-  condant and moat other early varta-  i,WH iuuicjito inuixi viluiicy titan iaist  year and heavier cropa. Wealthy t������t  moro difficult to estimato, as many  Wealthy orohai-ds boi*o vory hoavlly  last Htiwon uhil ahow nignn of doclino  thUryriar. Thoro aro,'ho^rovxsr. mlihy  young orchards with ylgorouH bud������  and o-xcollout prottfioct^.  ������������������Mclwtonh Rod applco look oxcop-  t tonally well and thoro should bo a  Jm������ivy htrwinse, 'Jonathans ere In  much lw������tt������*i* Hhapi> than a yoar ago.  Wagner* will not, on tho whole, hv a  Bears are more plentiful than usual  at Crawford Bay this spring. - *   ....  There are 550 women's names mi  the.voters list for Grand Forks iiding. ���������  Kaslo claims to have had a May  24th celebrationJtoe...twenty-six years  pasL -.,-., PA ������������������  At-   Robson a  very light yield   of  .Wealthy��������� "apples; !is";" looked   f<>r': .this  year.    ���������' ������������������ ������������������1      ' - -.- ,.���������'.��������� -���������  ' . ;     rs..." '.. .'-'���������'���������        ' '        '-���������:'���������-���������  Cranbrook will have .a fall fair again  this" .year,     about*,'/; the  -middle' .of  September.    ' ������������������-'���������'��������� ���������-���������_'..'''.  The Okanagan Valley is looking for  a 1017 fruit and vegetable export.of  4000 carloads.  Deer and bears, especially the latter,  are plentiful in the Kootenay country,  travelers state. :-     .  - So far this year the Sullivan mine  at Kimberley has- produced over 60,-  000 tons of ore. '".  -' Two out bf every three ranchers at  Boswell are reported to have enlisted  for overseas service.  Owing to a lack of coke, the Greenwood smelter will likely close down  about the6th of June. ���������'������������������*%%%  Miss A. Rath, who has been tear-h ���������  ing at Nelson public school foi-seventeen years, haa been dismissed.  For the poles for the electric light  extension at Kaslo tenders wore  received ranging from $120 to $200..  In the Kaslo district, whom four  fire warden wore employed in 1010,  only two wrll bo at work this yoar.  28 commissioners for registering  Voters in the Kaslo constituency havo  boon named for 1017. 12 of them arc  laclloa.  Greenwood Lodge; John D. Moore  is onco thoro' road superintendent for  tho Kaslo riding. Jack is one of the  very best ro*ul and trail man in tho  province.  4...'..n     ......    ������������.JJ     *..  nviu   uu. t,t,xi   ������u  present time, and  if blossoms count for anything the  crop of apples thle year should bo a  reco!*d one.  Rossland council haa asked tho  minister bf agriculture to send along  a veterinary expert to examine tho  ilutirv cattle of that uity tor bovine  tuberculottis,  Sandon Rod. Crow ladles overlook  nothing that looks llko a monoy  maker. Thoy had a song hoi*vice in  one of tho chtirchca thoro laat Sunday  evening, with no preaching. There  was a  big  turnout   and    a liberal  MINIMAL AOT  . .   ' ^   FORM B*     "  Certificate of Improxementa  .. .-NOTICE:-" ' ' . . ; '���������  Michigan,- Maggie' Aikens and Summit  ./ v ;BelIMiner*ui.p!**ims, situateinihe  r\~   Nelfeon-Miuing Division of. "West  |. v  Kootenay,-.;;   District.V    ��������� Where  located: ���������   In  -Montana     Gulch/  a tiibutary ������> Suminit Creek. i"  TAKE  NOTICE    that    I.  Charles  Mookv acting  as  agent  for   Frank  Aiken, 'Free Miner?s   Certificate  No.  06803B, 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 above  claims.    .-. .';;_; a;< ' r-.-  .And further take notice that action.  under section 85,  must, be commencpd  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day  of April,  1017,  A.D.    .    CHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  ��������� j. *>-..;.������.. ���������������.������., .. ������..  jj*u juwj*o������j������ utttr txfj^ttxf  full blossom at tho  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tho Yukon Territory, th e North-  West Territories and in a portion of  the Provincoof "British Columbia, may  be iettHed. for a teitn of twenty-one  years ronowal for a further term of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  aoto. Not more than 2,500 acies will  be leased to one applicant.  ���������Applioation for u lonsomust.be made  by the applicant in poison to tho Agent  or Sub-Agent or the district in which  the rights applied for aro situated/  In surveyed torritory the >land must  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvoy-  od territory tho tract applied for shall  be staked out by th(* applicant himself  Each application must bo accompanied by a foo of $5 which will bc re-  #������*V������r>l****l tf *���������%%*% ������*|������������l������14.#s W% Vv������J-*.lf *\A rn^rym* n *, ������, ������k /v *-  * 4������������#���������*������* v*.������    **.     *S������*<*s   *,*Q*.*%**.*   **t������t������jn**\t%4,  *.***    ������*A*jW   ****-���������������  available, but not other wise. A royalty  shall bo paid on tho merchantable output of tho mine at the rate of five contw  por ton.  Tho person operating the mine aha!'  furnish tlio Agont with sworn return*.  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tho coal mining  rJphtr. nrr. r.r-.t, br.ing t>pr.v.*.l.c-;1, r.^c.i  ntturno should l>o furnished at least  owoo a ycar.  The leaso will Include the coal mining rights only, rescinded by Chap.  27 of -4-5 George V. assented to'32th  Juno, 1014. ,  For full information application  should bo made to the Secretary of thw  Dopartmunt of tho Interior, Ottjiwa.  or  to  any  agent   or  Bub-Agent  of  %jmt**x.t.ti������tttt.  Th'1* Red Cr<Mi*������ hull������������H Htuinod t>p  close U> ip200 at Grand Forks <tm  VictoHii   Day   wiling   refreshmont**,  ������������������������������.,..,������...i ��������� .. r  W. W* CORY, Deputy Minister  UlU AllU'lioi*.  N.B.-���������Unauthorised publication of thin  advertlaerticntv.'lll siot Ik*. |i;-ld f������>r.  A,'iiA^^'/:  f}P:Z-y*p������z������m\  At.:'';r*p������jxy>i  '���������������������������'%i-.<:T5gM  ���������;.���������������<���������������������������?.���������*������������,���������?.���������  "������������������:":-'K.^L^?l  ^���������S'SiSpl  ''!���������: :'.>'. 'V^i  PAggr  ZMr.-  A������PPs,m  AArOiZi  Vi'i  Ami  ���������A:AAl  ArAA'vl  mmmmm  amMmmmmmmtimim  ���������r;im mm  iTHS .XLEVEBIW, CKESTOK B. C  ie*;v  P&  ****  Germany's Influence  MICA HELPSTHE HAUL  Dry hubs strain.  ���������- 1. The horses  2. The harness  3. The wagon  MICA  AXLE GREASE  helps   all  three   factors  in ihe haul.  It   smooths    t h e   axle  surface.  MICA is the important part  of axle grease.  THE  IMPERIAL OIL COMPANY  Limited *%  BRAKCUliS T  IROt.'GHOUT  CANADA  Germany    Blamed    for     Disrupting!  Peaceful Ideals of the U.S. j  When  all  is  said nnd    done,    the  greatest injury which wc have    sustained  from  Germany    is    the     one  which is not mentioned in the list of  our grievances.     Our commerce has  been attacked; American lives    have  J been sacrificed to the German    gov-  * crnment's disregard of    international  | law���������these are the grievances everywhere   specified.     But '"greater     than  these and  more vitally affecting  the  nation is  the fact  that  by reason of  the  German government's action  we  have    changed    from     the    greatest  peace nation of the world to a nation  [ that must put itself ou a purely .mill-  [ taristic   basis   aud  organize    a     co.u-  j scriptive system wliich may never be  ! dispensed with.  ] If thc militarists are right, then we  i ought to thank Germany for so  ! transforming our life. That is to say,  | it during all these years we have  j been playing thc part of the fool by  j eschewing militarism and refusing to  ' support  large  standing  armies,     then  When Russian Soldiers Sing  9W. M8WPWMCH RCftf-EOV. N.I. N������*2. Ho������  HofipitaU srit&  reat *eccei*.-cvKE������ chronic weannsss.cost vioob  VIM XfDNSY SLAO&Eii. DISEASE*. BLOOD POISOH.  riLSS 8JTM5S So L>*(,-G������JSTSor uxU. 51- POST * CW  rO^aSS^CS. SS   ������������!<������*!, =,r  ������!* Yc'SKoCt-YUANBHrHI  *o������osvo-   w*;-rt foa FREE book to V*. La Clkm  MS9 CO  HAVtS.j.rOCX'St). li.lMPatEAD.. t-OHCOtt   SMO.  ���������*������������ NSWDJ*.AQBSirJJ.5TEI.SSSJFCR������Or    RASV TO TSSM  SKT* *4VX������  r-ASTisa c***s&  TSAT TRAOS   MASJLEP  WOitS   -THK������APlON    ������ OS  ton. ecvx siAaf txTtixzo to ai,;. ������sj* vuut tAUixtm-  EGYPTIAN   UNI MENT  For  Sale by all Dealers  Douglas & Company, Napanee. Ont  British   Army   a Producer  The armies are self-supporting, too  :\'i surely armies never were before.  There is the very romance of organisation iu the fact that "iu Mesopotamia something'like 3,000 acres of  vegetable gardens arc under, cultivation;" ami there is certainly the hard  economics of it in tlu* fact that the  waste fat now saved from the soldiers' rations pn.nluce.-i 1,000 tons Oj  refined glycerine a ycar, which means  "propelUint charges for approximately 12,500.000 IS-poundcr shells," and,  incidentally, a saving to the munitions ministry of nearly 200 pounds a  ton on thc prive of glycerine as purchased from America.���������Loudon  L>ail;\'   Telegraph.  It is a Liver Pill.���������Many of the ailments that man has to contend with  have their origin in a disordered  liver, which is a delicate organ, peculiarly susceptible to thc 'disturbances  that .comc   from  irregular  habits     or  St.  Isaac's-���������which    suggests St.  tci's  and    Rome���������and    march      the  streets  day and night, singing    their  tremendous   Russian songs.  Three or four files start the* air, af- i  ter a measure or two. the next  sec-'  | Won't Reach The Poison  tion  comes in, and so on down    the   ���������  s Let Us Hope This Baby  street until presently the whole col  wmi is booming a sort of "round."  The song, wild and melancholy with  tremendous basses, goes down the  street in a series of waves, and as one  descends in front of you another isi =  j flung to  thc housetops a little    way  "^  we ought lo thank Germany for  shocking us out of our folly and forcing tis to do the thing wc ought long  ago  to  have  done.  But if our old ideals were right,  i;" we were justified in offering the  \* orld the spectacle of an unarmed  nation maintaining' peace by the justice of  its actions, ther. we cau  only] Jack of care in  eating aud drinking  blame  to hes  News  Germany for bringing us down] This  accounts  for  own level.���������From the  Detroit i liver  regulators  \  Minard's      Liniment  Friend.  MONEY ORDERS  When  ordering   goods  evinion  Espnsss  Money  Or  inais,  sen."   *  i-'*?-  Land Settlement  Act is Prepared  j English as She Is Spoke  I Knicker���������Funny tiling' about food.  '. Becker���������Yes, a shortage and a  ' longing always exists at the same  iurue. ��������� Xew   York  Sun.  the     great    many  *.v  pressed  ori  the  j attention of sufferers. Of these there  ; is none superior to Parmelee's Vege  Lumberman'!*j table  Pills.    Their operation  though  | gentle is effective, and the most deli  eate can  use them.  Will  i ������  ; I  ':  *  "; ���������  ! t  YES!  LIFT A CORN  OFF WITHOUT PAIN  Cincinnati   man   tells   how  dry up a corn or callus so  :������. t:cxa ���������tr v^xU fi~o-~������-"  ������.*    ^XX^..    t^XX       ii.������Jii    *1*������^V������������>  Jropose    Grant    With    Provi  vision for Loan cf $1,500  or $2,000  The   soldiers   land  settlement     act, j|  which will provide for a free grant of j *  Dominion land to veterans of thc ini- j *  perial   forces,   coupled   with   a   provi-ji,  sion  for a   loan,  to  be  advanced  un-j  der   supervision,   of  $1,500   or  $2,000,!  will   be   presented  in   tlic   house    by j need suffer no    longer.     Wear    th������  Hon. Dr. Roche, minister, of the in--shoes that nearly killed you before,  terior. wlu> with Hon. Martin Bur-'says this Cincinnati authority, be-  ��������� reil, minister of agriculture, has had; cause a few drops of freezone ap-  charge of its preparation. It is un-��������� plied directly on a- tender,- aching  derstood  that  its" terms  were  settled; corn  or   callus,    stops     soreness     at  You corn-pestered men and women  "The people on that farm arc very  hospitable. They will take anybody  in." "I know they will. Wc boarded  with them last summer."  106 children,/were reported poisoned ia the last three years by-  arsenical fly destroyers. And this  is but a fraction of tiie actual number. Arsenical fly poisoning and  cholera infantum symptoms are almost exactly the same. Diagnosis  is difficult. And first aid iu arsenio  H  poisoning must be quick.  Don't subject your cbildren to tills  danger. Use the non-poisonous fly  catcher  down the block  They march slowly, with a curious Is  rolling of thc shoulders and swinging  ||  of  their  long  tan  overcoats.     Their j -������*������  feet go out and down with a snap��������� j f������|  clop  .... clop���������in a sort of modi-JH  fied   goose   step,  and  to  accent    thc  rhythm they are taught to swing the  free arm, the  one uot carrying    the.  rifle, in a wide, slow arc, almost up i  to  the   opposite   shoulder  and    back El  ' ������H  sate, sure and efficient.whicn catches  again.  And this slow, deliberate, reaching I j  f orward and setting down each foot i ]  r-oiie recalls Kipling's "bear that J j  walks like a man"���������together with thc ; j  swing   of   the   closed  fist,. i  Icm  high  and approved by the prime minister  before leaving for England, and a full  memorandum of its provisions was  furnished to J. Bruce Walker, of the  department of the interior, who went  to England for thc purpose of representing Canada on tiie imperial immigration board.  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house  NatulaU���������Vou know the story  about the cowboy who went to a  fashionable New York restaurant and  said. "Waiter, bring mc forty dollars'  worth of ham and eggs"?  Roger���������No. Let me. hear ic  Uandall���������Well, the waiter replied,  ���������'Wc do not serve half portions, sir."  ence and soon th*e corn or hardened  callus loosens so it can be lifted off,  root and all, without pain.  A small bottle of freezone costs  very little at any drug . store, but  will positively takc off every hard or  soft corn or callus. This should bc  tried, as it is inexpensive and is said  not lo irritate the surrounding skin.  If your druggist hasn't any free-  zone tell liim to get a small bottle  for you from- his wholesale drug  house. It is fine stuff and acts like a  charm every lime.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  I was very sick with Quinsy and  thought I would strangle. I used  MINARD'S LINIMENT and it cured me at once. I am never without  it- now.  Yours gratefully,  MRS. CD. PRINCE  Nauwigcwauk,  Oct. 21st.  Burnt   Into  German Mind  the fly and embalms its body and  the deadly germs it carries in a coat  of disinfecting varnish.  Government Issues Warning  Eirniil A.  8m������i, Pjuui Ajolttmt Surfwu lu tht VmXImS  _ BUtei 1'ubUo Health 6rnlo������, male" ih*i follonlnt ������UWra������al U  ,.t.r ttf.t-nA-Vff   inntivnni-iljln   *Mr������nd    jriinlc' ���������    1uj.|ll������nunt No. t������to tho tublto ilwlib BuyortJ   ������������������Ofotioifir  lepCateCl   D>   lnnUUlCraoie   UlOntl  giants ^ g   poison.ra.ntlonsd.p^ntloaibouli k.maJ^tnJMly forepuf-  polo of eonileujnfttlon. of thowosinpcgfldcf&Tfjt&'s. FktalcatoV  of p/iliontag of ohtldiea through tho uio of mch oonpoanSs ur*  f ar too froqjieot. fcod owing to tha niembltVM of ftrwolcjl pol*  ���������onlnstoluujmttxdlBrrheJJao.il oholert lafaijtuA.lt li fcollerod  that lho oftsJH nport������d do ttyl, hy onr mmol, oomprlgo tho total.  Arteuloil ftj.tleatrojloff devices mint t>������ rated al oxtrctaalj dan*  esraut and nhguld x*Ti������ ba umI, ������rea ii othgr stsasurt* as* tu%  atnaad."     *  Made in Canada by  THE O. & W. THUM COMPANY  Wa!kervi!!sj Oat*  American Address, Grand Rapids, Mich*.  in   long,   swaying, overcoats, _ is   curious and impressive.   There is  some-,  thing more than accident in this, or  the  drill    sergeant's    notions���������soma  thing at once tremendous and quaint,  ^_  something of thc faith, heaviness and  ||  slow, unconquerable power    of Rus-  |g  sia itself.  The leading ministers iu the new  Swedish Cabinet are pro-German in  their  sympathies.  Btrd*  vou  Mrs.   Gramercy���������Why    don't  tell   that  neighbor  of   yours?* .  Mrs.   Park���������It isn't necessary,  niy  dear,  We're on thc same party wire.  Many mothers have reason to bless  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator,  because, it has relieved the little ones  of suffering and made tlicm' healthy.  1  You Look As  You know well enough  when your liver is  loafing.  Combination is the fir������t  warning; then you begin  to "feel mean aU over."  Your skin soon gets the  bad new*, it grown dull,  yellow, muddy and unsightly.  Violent purgative* are not  what you need���������juot the  gentle help of this old-  time  standard  remedy.  CARTER'S  WITTLE  NlVE-R  M PILLS  iSe/tu/nft    bears    Sfdnaturv  Co!or������e������������i facer, often show  the u bite nee of Iron in the  blood.  Carter's Iron Pills  will   help  thi& condition.  The Krupp's World of Shells  How Munition Making Is Speeded upj  ������������������    In the Land of the Hun  Writing to thc Paris Matin some  one who spent four mouths in thc  Krupp foundries at Essen gives his  impressions of what is being produced there: "Three hundred thousand  workers, of whom about 60,000 arc  women, marshalled 'In gangs on day  and night shifts, sweat blood and  water in order that the Emperor  shall not lack projectiles. All these  people, with the exception of thc  women have been impressed by the  n.ilitaiy authority. The. ages of the  men, are. from eighteen to forty-six  years, aud they arc all told off for  the manufacture of munitions. 'IJ is  thc same with the specialists abovo  the age. of forty-five up to iifly.  "The salaries paid them for working thus from six o'clock iu the  morning to six at evening for tlic  day shift, and from si.v in lhc evening to six in tlic morning, for the  night shift, varies between eight and  iiiici:ii    iiuwlvS   ,i   iiiiy, x hi".    VjOUlil),  however, never get more than live  inarl'!'. This daily salary, which in  the eyes of sonic may appear a. big  one, has only thc real and maximum  \'ihu of five flinch frauds, so much  lias tlic cost  of living gone up.  "In thc month of .May, l������lf>, Krupp  was constructing simultaneously  seven   howitzers   of     -Ul)   miliiiictre,-..  .i.-> ll t.lJx.i :> Jill I In: .i\ i:| .t j.-1: IK.HU .*>i.S.  Io cighi iiioiiIIim lo iii:i!<j- this kind  ol gun, llirsc should be about ready.  In the opinion of (he head of . tin*  ���������woi'l'shop, Knipp alone now tin ns  ��������� -nt ..'0(1,(1(111 !,|m-II\'. o| every calibre a  day, without counting lhe ni;i nu far  t lire  ol  ai'lillcr>   r.union ."  Mention  of British    Nurse's    Name;  Costs Belgian Woman Month -  in Jail  A - well-authenticated incident  which occurred recently during a  German court-martial in Belgium has  jr.st' become known iu France. M.  Paul Tcrlinden, Burgomaster of Rix-  cnsarl, appeared before the court  charged with shielding a wounded  Frenchman, for which he was ' condemned to twelve months' imprisonment.  His daughter, Baroness de Con-  ir.ck, a young married woman, whose  husband is at the front, was present.  at the hearing. A German officer sat  down beside her, saying: "I believe,  madam, I havc met you before."  Baroness dc Coninck replied: "You  arc mistaken. I don't know you, sir."  The German persisted, saying:  "Perhaps 1 am mistaken^ but you  greatly resemble an English woman  whom I knew well."' '  "Evidently you mean Miss Cavell,"  retorted the Baroness.  For this answer shc wa.s sentenced  to one month in prison.  Suggestions that may aavo  Much Suffering  l*<ijjtiWWMltj<B*W'ttW'ifii 'ii  U,  i i:>u  " 1-  your daiU'lil'T  " I ..' i,u!,|n'| r-  ���������iliidyiiir."     replied  "Sh i"   wi i i ������������������   j 11   hum  1   doli'l   :.i i    l;oV,    she  her  mind on  ihe  ton  Mur.  I iit|\ ni|; t ii ii s it: f  ���������iel|i enll il  M r.      ('-.iiiiiox  ���������i j ii - r   nhoul    il.  < .in   possibly   gel  subjerl." ���������--Wai'hiint-  Marysvillrt, Ph.���������-"For twelve yoaro  Btifl'ercd with tewiblo erampR. I  would have to ntay  in bed^ovoral days  every month. I  tdetl nil kinda of  remedies and war*  treated by doctor*".,  but mi' trnnhlrt onr*-  tinucdi until ono day  I road ivbout Lydia  E. Pinkham's Vofio-  tablo Compound and  what it had dono for  othflrn. 1 tried it  and now I am never  troubled with cnunpa and feel Hlco a  diflVront woman. I cannot, proitto  T.ydi** K. T'lnUbnm'rt Vojvotuhlo f!nm-  nound too highly and J am recommend-  trig it to my friend* who HufTV-r as T.did."  ������������������Mrs. CJKOHfSK It. NAYL.0K, liox 72,  Marysvillo, I'u,  Young women who uv������ troubled with  painful or Irregular peribiltf, bacltocho,  headache, drugging-down uenautionn,  i'uinting hjicIIm or indijfentkm ohould  take l.ytliu J-J. I'lnUluun'tt Vogetablo  Compound.    ThoiuiunilM havo boi'ii ro������  ���������tt'.rvd  in benllli   ,;\t i\\\n ���������-not, nnd  llfl'b  remeily.  UTitj* fur ft..,, mul b*������lpfnl ad'vico ta  r.yiliu V.. I'inlilium Mcdiclm* Co. (con*  lldeiitiiiri. i.ynn, Manu. Only womoa  tk,peu ;.ud it ad audi liitttutm*  WOMAN Sl^FFERAGE,  Its War Time Aspect.  London, Eng. The -women of England  are doing thoir duty. They are taking  care of the -wjpunded, or if they cannot  assist in work ol that kind they are adding  their savings to promote the good work.  Thoy are knitting fand sewing for the  soldiers at the front-. Ths s*-iffragists haye  given, bo little trouble to the government  that it will undoubtedly soften the hearts  of those in Parliament, since the. ''militants"- have turned all their energies to  aid the fighting men of England, and  so sufferage may soon come after this  terrible war is over. -  Thousands of women in Canada, have  overcome their sufferings, and-% have  been cured: of woman's ills by Dr. Pierce'a  Favorite Prescription. "This temperance  medicine, though started nearly half a  century ago, sells most widely to-day,  because it is made *������ ithout alcohel or  narcotics. It can now be had in taHet  form aa well as liquid, and every woman  who suffers from backache, headache,  nervousness, Bhould take this "Prescripr  tion" of Dr. Pierce. It is prepared from  nature's roots and herbs and does not  contain a particle of alcohol or any narcotic. It's not a secret prescription for  its ingredients are ppmTett������on wrapper. ^  lil-lany a woman lis nervous and irritable, feela drsigged down and worn out  for no reason that she can think of. In  ninety-nine per cent, of these < cases it  Is tho womanly organism that.. requires  attention; the weak back, dizzy spells  and black circles about the eyea, are only  symptoms. Go to the uouroe of trouble.  When that is corrected the other eymp*  toms disappear.  St. Thomas, Onjb.���������-"I wish to say for  the benefit of other womon who suffer  that I recommend Dr. Pierce's Favorite  Prescription as a great help. <I havo  personally recommended tho samo to  many who in turn have been helped a  great deal by its uso."���������Mns. F.-J.  BowDiiN, 19 Oliver St., St. Thomas, Oafe.  Good Advice from an,/Ancient  Juvenal, who wrote in'the first century of this era, urged the poorer  people of Rome to move into the  country, where, for the same amount  of rent which thoy paid in the city,  a small place of residence could br;  bought, and, they could be free from  the dark an'd narrow quarters which  they called home. Somehow this advice has a familial* sound in the  twentieth century, and what is mure  to lhc point, it is just as applicable  now, and is just -an sound as it was  then  ���������������������������Christian   Science:  Monitor.  Atr.ariea's  - Pioneer  nge Remedies  I,, r      ���������  BOOK  OK  DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  Mailed free to any address *T  the Author  H. CLAY GLOVER CO., Ine.  118 West 31at Street. New York  The Great. JBngHab HemeOo,  Tones ft&d iavi������orftte������ tb* ���������*}**������  )i������r-roa9������yBtenj,-niake������*ft������w Blcad  in  old V������laa,  Oure������ tftrvova  SMrilUv.Msn&afl and Brat* Worry* D&m/t*.  jsgesuMj*, Loss of Snerpv, PctfpUct&m vf th*  titvtgujxst*  8rice. Neto  asnieuir  "Grovel" Was Right  i'l  grovel here before you in    the -  dust!"'   observed      the    impassioned  youth, as he*-sank ou to the-drawing  room floor. "**��������� -  "I don't know what you    mean by ~'-  dust," replied she cooly.  "I look af-v  ter this room most carefully myself  every  morning."���������Tit-Bits.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  USED TEN YEARS  Mrs. 'WJ..JWils'on, Carp, ,Ont.,  writes: ''I havc used Baby's Own.  Tablets for the last ten years and can  highly recommend thcin for babyhood and childhood ailments. My  baby boy was very delicate; in fact  we never thought he would live but.  thanks to thc Tablets he is how a  fine healthy boy."'Baby's Own Tablets should be kept in every homo.'  where there arc small children. They  regulate the bowels and stomach and  never fail to cure the jninor ills o?  little ones. Thc Tablets arc sold by  medicine dealers or by mail ut 25  cents a box from Tlie; Dr. Williairut"  M cdicine Co., BypclcyjlICj O.n't',''��������� ���������" t  Wretched from A������thma. Strctif'th  of body and vipor of mind arc inevitably impaired by the visitations  of asthma. Who can live under the  cloud of recurring1 attacks and keep  body and mind at their full efficiency? Dr. J. D. KcIIokk'h Asthma  Remedy dissipates thc cloud by rc-  movinp* the cause*, it docs relieve.  It doer, restore the sufiVrer to normal  bodily trim and mental happiness.  A Senae of Propriety  Win j.j-riul'ln't cr'h your vot**, v.-o*';'������l  .you?"  "No sur," a ii ^ut-red Krasimi'; Piuk-  lcy. "lint ii a Kcmmcn what's rttn-  nin' fob office 'was to -rive, me two  dollah.'i, comiiion k'ratirudc Uotild  make nu* vole fob hiin."  .4,000 Flying M^lflLd^ln: the Stfttea  A New* York n-jiiiiiiiajbiic'-'has intimated that in a fca*?'>wt*Ck's time tliey  will havc the plant to enable them to  manufacture, some 2,000 aeroplanes  in twelve months, hi two years they  can deliver lo the United States 4,000  and arrange for a wide margin to  inc-.cl the demand for improvement.*?.  Tn an interview the manager of thc  firm, whose name lias been withheld  for obvious reasons, stated that with  that number of machines any activd  opposition to the expressed will of  thc nation, in the event of war, would  be detected. There could bc no  ihiissiiiK nf lchcliioiis Cijiliaiu with  an aerial'corn's conducted on military  principles,  People make much of little troubv  lt*s if they have ntver bad any grc:*.'  ones, *       j  ami  A  Catholic Taste  "i\lnlhcr Miys liui������**'s l������-n rcnl  Wi fi\,t- lite- 'ijiiic I'n-lJir oil iti  watt-,."  ('Ink--''Very   well,   juimiv What  flavor will you have/"  "Give mc a  lit! hi of every tiling,"���������  Life,  m*mm*r Mj^^       ls\i^**m\       mm*i^jmxLi&j* m^^^^^^x^  mmmmW*   BB    BBH   IttdBVlHniL  C!~'"~           *J._,"'.. -!J       PT^a        ^^^^^^c5        m^m^^^^MMMW**!*' ^*^**J/If  ^**M*MWm^^^m*] ...^MM^SMMj :L.r..~..ji_ umW ij--ji������i.    WWPllh,.  ���������iJJiMMMiMajjaij  mm*mi*am*m*A*i*ii  You wHI find roliof In Zam-Buk/  IS c&eos tho burning, Gtinal.^  ptdn, stops bleodlng and brln^ j  ftftfo. 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V:  HEAD     OFFICE:   TORONTO  AMERICAN JOURNAL PRAISES THE  VALOR OF OUR CANADIAN TROOPS  *  H-  ���������i.w.*������������������ ���������.������������������ .���������.     i.    ii       .ii.ii  GREAT ADMIRATION FOR RARE COURAGE'SHOWN  Canada's   Sons   Have   Won   for   Liberty   More   Than   Added  Territory, but a Victory Which Answers German Idea That  The World Can Be Reconstructed by Material Force  In a lengthy editorial under .the  caption "Well done, Canada," the  New York Tribune says:  "Every American will feel a thrill  ot admiration and a touch of honest  envy at the achievements of the Canadian troops about Arras on Easter  Sunday  and  the  following  day.  "Thc glory of the Canadian tight  at the Ypres salient has been too  little appreciated on our side of the  northern frontier. Rarely in history  have troops, volunteer troops, suddenly exposed to a flank attack  through no "fault-'of their own, but  by the collapse. of their neighbors,  had to bear a .more' terrific blow than  that which followed the first gas  attack. Yet in thc midst of confusion, assailed by the appaling poison  of German.making, the Canadian-.volunteers stood and died as the. British  regulars had stood and died in the  gieater battle of Ypres of 1914.  "And now the Canadians have  swept up the famous Vimy ridge,  which halted the French veterans of  Foch and proved too great an obstacle lor the genius of the greatest  offensive fighter France has yet produced in the war. After long months  of waiting the Canadians have had  their hour. They have had a chance  to avenrre their comrades, crucified  by German brutes in Flanders;, they  have had an opportunity to write  tiie name of Canada on thc war map  of Europe arid their imprint -will be  remembered���������in .Germany quite as  much" as in America.  "We shall know, later at what price  this achievement was accomplished,  , but no price will be too high and  for Canada this day of victory will  have.a lasting value. For Canada,  too, its value will be' less than for  the British Empire.        .'.-'.'.  "Nearly three-quarters of a) million  of Canadian and Australian troops  have responded to the call "of .the  British Empire, more than half -~of  them wearing the Canadian Maple  Leaf, German plotting, ' German  scheming^ the wise plans of the professors on paper and of the . German  soldiers on the map, have been an-  it is  possible to  speak  to    Germans  now.  "Americans will feel a certain envy  in the thought that Canada has outdistanced us.in reaching the battle-  line, which is the frontier of our common civilization. We shall take what  comfort we may from the knowledge  that among the Canadian forces are  a considerable contingent of citizens  of the United "States, an unofficial  vanguard, we shall trust, of that  American army which is in due  course to takc its place along the  French front. They are serving in  worthy company.  "No praise of Canadian achievement can" be exclusive. From the  plain and from the mountains, from  the cities and the prairies Canada has  poured out her thousands and her  hundreds of thousands; she has sent  across the ocean an army greater  than Napoleon ever commanded on  any battlefield-, hcr .volunteer regiments have shown that same stubborn and tenacious quality whicli is  the glory of thc British army.  "Canada's sons have won for liberty not merely a few square miles  of French territory, but a victory  which makes answer to the German  idea that/the; world can be reconstructed without regard, to the spirit  of man, merely by material force.  "Our entrance into the war'should  make\a new bond, between the Canadians and ourselves."  The Haughty Master Cecil,  The waywardness of Master Cecil,  a boy of six years, sometimes made  it necessary for his mother to use her  slipper. This usually resulted in a  haughtiness of manner and expression for some hours after Master Cecil had been "attended to." One  evening his father came. ���������-. home to  discover palpable proof of the fact  that Cecil had been having a.private  interview with his mother..  : "Well, Cecil, what's the trouble  now?" asked his father.  "Your wife has been    licking    me  again Sir!" was the reply.  M$TCIMNTS,  RUDDtRjJffl.1  oVIlN/n,  ft*,������ Mil La fiftf***  ���������AJvVtW  Millions of colds start with wet  feet, which could and should be  prevented by wearing rubbers,  rubber farm shoes or high  rubber boots.  Through the slop ahd slush of  Spring you can work better, be  more comfortable, and enjoy  better health, if your feet are  protected by rubber footwear  bearing one of these famous  Trade Marks:  "JACQUES CAftTIEft" - "GftANBY"  "MERCHANTS" * ~ "DAISY"  "MAPLE LEAP"    -     "DOMINION"  Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co.  ���������UMlTJuD  T.ai-^e-it Manufacturer*; of ItuLtie*.' Goodft la the British Empire  EXECUTIVE OFI'ICES   -   MONTREAL, I>.Q.  SEVEN LAME, UP-TO-DATE MANUFACTURING PLANTS IN CANADA  28 "SERVICE" DIIANCHES AND WAREHOUSES THROUGHOUT CANADA  40  Addresses   Civil Engineers  Analysis of! the Railway Situation by  Mr. w; F.  Tye, C.E.  . In a paper presented to the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers Mr.  W.F. Tye, formerly Chief Engineer  oi; the Canadian Pacific, gives a'masterly analysis :of the railway situation  iri this country. From his years of1  experience thinking and solving rail-  Way problems as one of .the outstanding railway engineers in .Canada, Mr. Tye has had not only the  attitude of thc engineer but that of  the economist as well.  Amongst Mr. Tye's summarized  conclusions are:  The National Transcontinental,  the Grand Trunk Pacific and thc  Canadian Northern Railways are unable to earn their operating expenses  and their fixed charges. Canada has  built, and is operating, the first of  these ro'ads, and Canada and the  various provinces have guaranteed  the principal and interest of most of  the bonds of the other two. As the  roads are unable to earn their fixed  charges, they must, of necessity, bc  paid by the country.  The failure of these roads is due  to# the duplication of lines by all the  railways, encouraged and bontised by  the government; to the excessive  cost of the Grand Trunk Pacific and  National Transcontinental Railways*  to the failure of the Grand Trunk  Pacific to provide itself with an adequate S3rstem of feeders iu the West,  and to the construction, by the Canadian Northern, of the long and unproductive stretches of road across  British Columbia and Northern Ontario, without feeders, terminals, etc.  If these railways arc to be maintained in two separate systems, it  will cost at least $400,000,000. It  will be necessary to build five or six  thousand miles of feeders in the  West, and two or three thousand  miles of feeders in the East, and terminals costing many millions..  A consolidation of the Grand  Trunk, the-"' Grand Trunk Pacific,  Transcontinental and Canadian  Northern Railways would give a  -well-balanced system. Such a combination would uot require more than  $100,000,000 to put it in proper physical condition.  Including operating expenses and.  fixed charges, it _costs the Canadian  Pacific about $70 to do $100 worth of  business, and it costs the Intercolonial and the other Canadian government roads from $200 to $220 to do  $100 worth of business.    .  Canada should follow the wise example set by Sir John Macdonald  when dealing with thc Canadian Pa-  cine: in 1879-80, and form a new private corporation with sufficient power and the necessary^ safeguards, to  take over and consolidate thc Grand  Trunk, Grand Trunk Pacific, Transcontinental and Canadian Northern  Railways, and develop another Canadian Pacific.  Such a combination would start  with gross earnings of at least $100,-  000,000 per annum, with a "probable  average increase of 8 per cent, per  annum, and probable net earnings of  from $25,000,000 to $30,000,000 per  annum, a������d a net revenue from othei-  sources of about $2,800,000. Its fixed  charges at consolidation would bc  about $35,000,000 and it would bc under thc necessity of spending, jn the  first five to seven years, at least  $100,000,000 to provide rolling stock,  and to put its properties in good physical condition.  In order to control its policy and  to share in its certain prosperity,  Canada should have an interest in  the new company. Thc Dominion  government should furnish 41) per  cent, of thc money required, own 40  \ per cent, of the stock, and appoint  '40 per cent, of the directorate, but  takc no part in thc actual management. This would give aii thc advantage of government control with-  Doctor Tells How to S^gk)gthen  Eyesight 50 per cent. In One  ' Week's Time in Many Instances  A Frt������ Prescription You Can Have Filled  and Uee at Home  "LONDON.���������Do you wear glasses? Are  you a victim ol eye strain or other eye -weal?-  ncssea? If so, you will be glad to know  that according to Dr. Lewis tliere ib real hope  for you. Many whose eyes were failing ������ay  they have had their eyes restored through tbe  srinciplo of thia wonderful free prescription.  One man eaya, after trying it: "I was almost  blind; could not see to read at all. Now X  can read everything without any glasses aad  my eyes do not water any more. At night  they would "pain dreadfully; now they feol  fine all the time. It was like a miracle -*.o  tne." A lady who used it saya: "The atmosphere seemed hazy with or without glasses,  out sifter using this prescription for fifteaa  days everything seems clear. X can even read  line print without glasses." It is believed  ���������that thousands who wear glasses can now discard them 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 "aenej'ited by  following the simple rules. Here is the pr������  tcrlptioa: Go to any active drug store ana  gat a bottle of Bon-Opto tablets. Prop ������M  Bon-Opto tablet in a fourth of a pSasa ���������!  water and allow to dissolve*. With thw hqul������  bathe th������ eyes two to four times dany. Yefl  should notice your eyes clear up percepttDl*  right from-tho start aad inflammation will  Quickly disappear. If your eyes are bother*  fn������  you,   erven   a   little,   take   steps   to  lessli  them now beforo it Is too late,    if anv hop  ly blind might hava been saved if thi  carad for their eyes in time.  ey tfatf  Note* Another prominent Physician t*.  whom the above article was submitted, eaidi  "Bon-Opto Is a very remarkable remedy. lit  constituent ingredients are well known to eta*  inent eyo specialists and widely-prescribed by  them.       The    manufacturers  guarantee  it ,t$  strengthen eyesight 50 per cent, in one week't  time la many Instances or refund the money-  It can be obtained from any good druggist  and is ona of the very few preparations 2  feel should be kept on hand for regular use  in almost every family." The Valmas Drug  Co., Store 6, Toronto, will fill your orders ������  jrvur uruggiS$ cannot*  COLOSSAL FAILURE OF GERMAN  DREAM OF WORLD DOMINATION  WAR OF CIVILIZATION WAGED AGAINST BARBARISM  Men of Many Nations Have Chosen To Die and Have-Risked  The Supreme Hazard Rather Than Permit the German  Gospel of Ruthlessness .to Prevail in the World  I  out any of thc. manifest disiulvan  of government management.  Arrange School Fairs  a'-ves  Jaw  Agricultural Society at   Moose  Devises Excellent Plan  Arrangements for holding school  fairs iu thc various municipalities adjacent to Moose Jaw and of eventually bringing tin* prize winners of  the various schools to Moose Jaw  for eonipelitiuu iu a big central fair,  aro still being made and it looks as  though thc efforts of thc* Moose Jaw  agricultural society in this respect  will he crowned with success.  The idea in  brief    is    to have as  many  schools  as  possible,   enter  the  competition, the pupils themselves to  look after the. raising of garden produce,  roots,   grasses, , poultry,    pigs  laud   i:,ilvc.i."    Tlu:   mnni-*ipnlili<"A   nro  being asked  to  help  the idea along  and with the aid of the trustees    of*  the various schools it is thought that  a number of successful local  exhibitions will be held.   Aftor the competitions arc over, it is the. idea of the  association to bring all the prize winners of the various schools to Moose  Taw aud have theni   ^ compete,      one  with the other ior vaJuabu* i.ni.-i���������-,, i������.*  be. given by the agricultural society.  Other help may also be naked fur to  makc the  event  a  success  and  ������s  it  means bringing^ quite a lot of child-}  ren   together  with   their  parents  ami  friends from thc rural districts, it Is  altogether likely ^ that    Moose    jaw  luciv.hauu. will wish to he, ieprf.^1111  cd in  the prixe list.  Thirty-two months have, passed  since the first German soldier crossed the Belgian frontier and* by his  crossing opened a. breach in.the wall  of civilization through which wave  after wave of barbarism has entered.  We a,re nearly three years away  from the moment when Germany  elected to put into play all that vast  machinery she had prepared over a  generation, to employ all those colossal plans she had made to achieve  that world power of which Bernhardi  wrote and German leaders dreamed.  And now, after these months, how  much of all thc German ambitions  lias been realized? Belgium was  struck down that- Germany might  get at once at the throat of France,  and today German troops iu France  are retreating, while France remains  unconquered and a million Germans  lie buried between the Meuse * and  the Channel.'  To overawe Belgium German  troops acting under orders performed their sordid task of ruthlessness  in Louvain; they slaughtered children, outraged women, murdered old  men; they turned the city into a  shambles���������and after - thirty-two  months the soul of Belgium remains  unconquered arid the sound of the  Allied guns draws nearer 10 ^ the  ruins of Louvain.  To paralyze Russia, German spies  and German agents corrupted Slav  generals, sowed the 'Russian court  with treason and enlisted Russian  autocracy and royalty, and today  Russia is in fact a republic und the  voice of the Russian people has repudiated thc treason of Russian  leadership.  . To terrorize Britain Zeppelins were  sent ovcr Loudon and many"innocent  non-combatants were killed. '������������������ Edith  Cavell was executed, Captain Fryatt  was murdered, submarine, fleets were  launched to sweep Britain from the  seas, and today 2,000,000 British  troops are advancing in France, and  wherever a German agent * has ^ endeavored to sow treason in a British  colony Britain lias reaped a <*rop of  loyalty and devotion. Australia, Canada, South Africa are represented in  the British battle line. The stones of  thc British empire havc been cemented by the blood of Britons aud  Colonials alike,, shed in the. same  cause.  Great Britain, Italy, Roumania, lhc  United Slates, each of thc great neutrals, has in turn laid aside, that neutrality which had become impossible;  there has been a plebiscite of peoples,  aud the verdict of mankind is written; men of many nations havc  chosen to die, men of many races  have, risked the supreme hazard,  rather than permit lhe. German gospel, expressed utterly in the. Belgian  invasion, to prevail in the world.  There'is no device known U> materialistic civilization, t to scientific  and organized civilization, lhat tlic  German has not employed. He has  used thc hospitality of other nations  to plant treason within their borders; hc has endeavored to turn one  m:ui ���������ur-.uust another in each neutral nation; by treason, hy terrorism,  by    intrigue,    by    violence    he   has  hosts at the Marne and the Yser an*5  is now turning backward toward Germany itself the slowly weakening  mass of his armies.  What a monstrous s thing this German attack has- been, and what a  colossal failure! The- world has not  been conquered, no part of it; no  people among all that have been attacked has; ' abandoned" the battle,  however, heavy "the first blow* Europe  has been sown with German dead,  but the harvest has only been enemies .- The German calculation included all but the spirit of, man, but  the spirit oilman has proven the- decisive factor. Mankind ' has willed  that the German menace, should not  prevail, and.we are seeing at last the  ebb tide of barbarism on the French  fields.���������New York Tribune.  What Happened in Kansas  There arc, of course, diffierences in  soil, but, "when, people talk about  making back-lot gardens this spring  they might as well be reminded ol  something that happened to a Kan*  sas back-lot gardener last season.  He planted pumpkins. They grew-,  and they continued to grow until  they ran over the neighboring bacli  lots and climbed the porches ol  neighboring houses and trespassed  even upon the alley aud the street,  Everybody within the block made  free with that man's pumpkins, and,  yet a petition was sent'to the town,  council asking that he- be forbiddcii  to grow things this ycar. He ha$  compromised thc matter by erecting  a close wire fence around his prenv<  iscs, and thc neighbors are now  afraid his pumpkins will grow upwards until they shut out the -afternoon sun.���������From the Christian  Science Monitor.  B*"f-M   yyj^=^=IBSrn^Bi' *BB  They Melt  u jw."*i 1 mmmmmmmmmmmmmm  *tm*m*mm*imtmm*immmmmmm.  ��������� in 1��������� mm**  >'JJ.Ihill^rr.lilrfiljy.lWJ^IW-i������^ll  sought to undermine, the liberties or  to subdue the spirit of mankind. In  Kni-ope ns in America his spies and  his agents have, labored in tUakncsH  to turn nations against each other,  hc has offered to Italy province':* oi  France, as he bar. offered Mexico  sLUc:., ui o.i*r v.v.',v.v.*-; '.'.��������������� '.������������������**���������** ".irrupted,  cheated,  murdered,  robbed.  And what has all this profited him?  His terrorism has aroused thc courage of those*: be sought to intimidate  *.uid 1.1*1 nithlcsfiner.'. has armed the  hands and the wills of those be  nought to paralyze. Uis corruption,  Ids intrigue, have, but united those  . hr. sought to turn against each other; j  . \\x\* brutality and bis barbarism  have)  Satan is thc father of lies and mat| ,,,used hh, opponents to a ������icicniiiii..-j"  ti<iu uiMi-h broke the lirst rush of liis l  in the Mouth  You'll get a new idea of how  good soda biscuit can be, with  your first bite of  %& "BIB ITS U B  NHlUljU^fl BB  JPl������jn. *\vRnHrrt. Tn Packaffea only  Try our  COCOANUT WAFERS  Tbey ate dainty and deliclouo for '  Afternoon tea,     Fttckagea only.  vaKrmimiiSISiV*T!x^l^im  fi^'J**SX*TmmaJ^  rim'V-y i**  tb**  rnothrr t>f  r*������n^eM  Hoith~West biscuit Co., Limited  EDMONTON   -  ALTA. I  W.     N.     U.     1156  :-r..~r,Ai&$MM  Pfftpmm  : ArAi'smM  :.,;v!-%?i-Rf������j  '���������''p.'^'Am^m:'  ��������� ������������������' ''.'->���������;''-&'&������$  "'"'���������'.;;..;;'-'' ���������W^*:  '..'aAa������^  ���������" ' ��������� *:: r'-pfptii*:  :' P;Pap$������M  ���������AaP^?P0  ]:PaS  \  ''^':'i!������������!  A'tAAX  -A.-ii'l  1  VrP'  if  .  F  A  I  m  1  ���������  1  |u^jjjeyfigja|fjj  lifa i'j ^Hl' litfl! !��������������� 1} 11 W**'-'*WI'#JIII<i*J**f**il*J'i ���������^M*r*'*l!W*������J**PMM$IM<Wllj[M^  gimmm m-A  mP:  tjV'"'-'"'  l&P  m^  K.:  IS:'.  fa--  it*.;"?'*.*-  hwr  SbS;':  sk-v *-  Local and Personal  Yearling     CAiruts     Wawtbd���������  Apply G, Blair, Erickson.  Fleischmann's Yeast the  very best  made, at F. H. Jackson's.  Robt. Stark left on Wednesday on  a shoi't business trip to Nelson.  Cows Fob Saxjb���������Several good milch  cows.    Apply C. Blair, Erickson.  0. O. Rodgers was a business visitor  at Cranbrook the middle of the week.  Plate Glass Fob  ���������sheets only, sizes 5s5J  A. Manuel, Oreston.  Tent  Wanted���������About  must be in good shape.  view Office, Creston.  Sale���������A  few  and 6x6������ feet.  8x10  Apply  ft..  Re  Miss McKay of Ainsworth spent a  few -days her** this week with her  sister, Mrs. D. Learmonth, returning  on Tuesday.  Mr. Rhodes, manager of the Bank of  Commerce at Pincher Creek. Alta.,  spent a couple of days here the early  part of th������ week with C. G. Bennett.  Although Sunday night had a very  decided coolness to it nothing in the  nature of frost was forthermiing. At  the obtervatory 3&. or three de������?rees  above frost.  The Valley meteorological report  for May shows the llth the hottest  day of the month, the mercury going  up to 81, -while the coolest was tbe  4th when the showing "was 30���������two  degrees of frost-  Miss Alice Embree left on Snnd&y  for Trail, where she will be a guest of  Mrs. Bookman (nee Thorpe) for a few  weeks.  The vital statistics show that cupid  had quite a busy May in the Creston  Valley with four weddings to record.  There were no deaths, and two births  ���������both boys.  In the absence of Rev. R. E. Pow,  who is at Montreal attending General  Assembly, Principal Masterton took  the morning service in the Presbyterian Church on Sunday.  Mrs. T. Baines left on Sunday for  Ciaabrook where she is at the St.  Eugene hospital to undergo further  treatment on the operation for cancer  she underwent at that institution  several months ago.  Ci-eston Women's Institute meets  this afternoon. In -addition to the  social feature arrangements will be  completed for the annual picnic and  the finishing touches put on the prize  list for the fair in September.  Miss Bessie Hurry, who has been  attending Normal School at Vancou*  ver the past two terms, arrived home  the latter part of the . week, aud will  spend the summer here. She success*  exams,  for   second  These preparations- will kill Cut  Worms and all other insects which  destroy your garden vegetables.  Paris Gi-eSn in a solution put on  soil around plants, and Bellibore  dissolved in water and sprinkled  over them, will kill all insects without in the least injuring plants in  anv wav.  Do   not   be   idle   and see-  plants   being cut  off  when _  preparations are at your service.  your  these  Greston Drug &Book Go.  Phonb 67  CRESTON  nu!  >PF 3-jKrS  Matte by tlte old reliable  Massey-Harris Co.  Don't   experiment   with  some cheap U.S. machine.  Get a Sprayer that  mMj-ma-j-jMiwttM^^  is  guaranteed  by  a  home concern in your  home town, that will  work when you want it.  Creston Auto & Supply Go.  It. S. BEVAN. Mgr.  A9 MlrabelSi  ttKAY.KH IN?  fully  passed  hei  class certificate.  Mi  nf  fAtxx  rs. {uv.i kJ&Ta~.,  Marie, Mich., and Mrs. Merger* thai of  Chicago, 111., arrived on Thursday  last to spend a short visit with Mr.  and Mrs., J. F. Rose. The visitoi*s are  sisiters of Mr. Rose, and it is several  vea^s* since the'1-''   hs.d  ���������rtE*���������*vis-us!'57 suet.  Tiie June meeting of the Creston  txMtrd of trade will be held on Tuesday evening next. All members are  asked to attend as final arrangements  will have to be made iu connection  with the fruit displays the board will  make in the cabinets on the C.P.R.  platforui this season  The yearly high school and entrance  examinations are announced to open  on June 25th. and continue all week  in the case of the former and three  days for the latter. ~ There will be at  least 20 entrance candidates from the  Valley schools, and Principal Master-  ton will send up 8 for the high school  exams.  The 1916-17 winter snowfall in the  CrestSm Valley is 40 inches lighter  than the previous year. Last season  we were blessed with 67 inches of the  white goods, while a year previous 107  inches was recorded. . If the decrease  was in. the same proportion in the  Rockies the danger of high water this  year is not serious.  The bank staff, postmaster and. the  school scholai*s were the only ones to  observe the King's Birthday on Monday. Tuesday was the big day across  the line, being the day appointed for  all citizens to register under ������ the  niilit-ary selective draft regulations  recently promulgated, 10,000,000 men  enrolling for overseas fighting. '"  The memorial tablet erected by the  Forestry Draft opposite the bank,  and which was bowled over by a gale  a few days after the troop left, was  re-erected this week, and the names of  the local soldiers who have fallen in  battle since it was first put up have  been inscribed thereon. There are  now 10 imuie*> on the honoi roll, not  including the lute Pte. Stanley Reid.  Mesdames Goodwin and J. W.  Hamilton will be hostesses at a Red  Cross tea on t&������ letter's la we on  Wednesday afternoon nest, June 18th.  W.C.T.U. members are reminded of  the annual meeting of the society,  which will be held at the home of  Mrs. Maxwell on Thursday afternoon.  June 21st.  The band are entertaining at a  dance in the Auditorium to-night.  As the proceeds are to help purchase  new uniforms the affair merits a very  large attendance.  John D. Moore0 the newly appointed road superintendent for this riding,  is here from Kaslo this week looking  over the needs of the Valley in the  way of road repairs and improvements.  With the exception of peaches,  which are showing absolutely no blossoms at all In some orchards, the outlook for a banner tree fruit crop has  seldom been better at this time of  year in the Valley.  Word conies from Bonners Ferry  that Chief Alexander of the Creston  Indiau reserve was successfully  operated upon for stone in the bladder  the latter part of the week, and that  he is making a successful recovery.  Walter B. Muir and Micheal J. McPeak have formed a partnership for  mining and prospecting purposes. A  memorandum of agreement filed at  the tning recorder's office shows that  they have agreed to work together as  partners for a period of five years.  Phil. Hurry and Herb. Gobbett, the.  two locai men of the Forestry Draft  who were turned down by the final  medical boai*d at Brockville, Ont., are  not returning to Creston. They both  struck jobs on the prairie, the former  at Lethbridge and the latter at  Medicine Hat, Alta.  Mrs. Dan Spiers Jand chileren, who  have been at Brah'doh for some weeks,  where Mr. Spiers has been confined to  the hospital for quite a time, returned  on Saturday. Dan's recovery is slow-  er than anticipated, and he is not expected to be able, to return now until  near the end of the month.  The board of trade are having their  fruit disjday. cabinets inbuilt and repainted and if the enthusiasm now in  evidence is maintained passengers  thi*ough here - will haye opportunity  to see ma;ny attractive displays of  Valley ' produce in these cabinets  which will be erected at either end of  the C.P.R. platform.  M. S. Middleton, asssistant provincial horticulturist. Nelson, was a  n*u*>t-.nij. v.ot.o Tiioc/lrt'w and Wednesday  with R; M. Winslow. Mr. Middleton  has a very healthy ranch-garden contest under way at Wynndel, some ten  ranchers having entered, and he will  be around the early part of July to do  the judging on these plots.  The water on the flats has about  held its own for the past week, and  with the prevailing cool weather some  of the wise ones are predicting that  we have seen the worst of the 1017  flood. As yet the Kootenay River  has not got over its banks, although  early in the week it was reported 21  feet above normal at Bonners Ferry.  Creston, in the person of Stanley  Gwynne, whom the older-time residents will remember, he having worked around hers at various jobs up till  about four years ago.   He went over  seas with the 54th Battalion, enlisting at Cranbrook about two years ago.  He was hardly 30 years of age, and is  very highly spoken of by aii Who knew  him. ,������������������"���������.-  CUNNING  The MSRACLE MAN  and  his-company of Modern  Wonder Workers, will play a  2-night engagement In the  Mercantile Hall, Creston  Monday & Tuesday Evgs.  JUNE llth-12th  Two houm of Magic, Illusions and  Mystery.  This great show has boen heralded by  critic*, from count to conat no nn  accult phenomena.  Ask Cunning, the Supermlnd, any  question. He will answer yon.  Weird I Amazing! Direct from the  Orient.  High class Bonis a iin snoes  Sffudieiic ���������Sftfl t4&rtte&9,  Repairing a Speciatly  R; M. Winslow, chief horticulturist,  Victoria, was a visitor to Creston on  Tuesday and Wednesday, looking all  points in the Valley over in company  vvith M. S. Middleton. His trip here  completes a tour of the entire pro  vince and he estimates that the B.C,  apple crop this year will show sm increase of 25 per cent, over 1010, and  berries will increase as much as 40 per  cent.  Resort to F. G. Little's diary reveals  the fact thnt in 1804. tho yoar the  overflow on the flats was the biggest  over���������tho Kootonay river heing 13  feet over its banks at the situ of the  present ferry, the highest water of  tho year waB recorded on Juno 8th,  whilo on tho following day it started  to recede steadily. On AugtiBt 3rd no  water could be hu������*hv anywhere on tho  low lands.  Definite word comes to hand this  week tliat fche European fighting has  claimed  another  former  resident of  tsxvsusa  Fruit  I  is a limited company  Act, and Independent  they   have no right to  The Creston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd.,  doing business under the Companies  shippers of fruit  are  warned that  make shipments in boxes which are stamped with the name  Creston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd.  As we have arranged to con tine shipments of fruit to certain  agencies on certain markets it can be seen at once that the  arrival of fruit on these markets not shipped by us but  bearing every indication on the boxes that the fruit has  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 of 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, to make it 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 Union shippers.  rowsFs  LIMITED  We have Opened uj> and are  showing a ;}arg0 range  of  POTTER'S Fast Color  Light and Dark Grounds in Stoipes  ires and Moral Designs'.      Also  if ifMii Pln-lka  1I!9UU| 111111110?  Cresfoir Mercantile Company  LIMITED  [  B. G. Wholesale & [Mail Fruit Market  LETHBRIDGE  ALBERTA  TO ALL GROWERS INTERESTED;  Re advised that front now on our Mailing Addtcss   |  writ bc���������  The B* C* FRUIT MARKET  Third A qe* 8., LETHBRIDGE  We carry a complete  stock of  Lumber, Lath  When in need of any-  Jtl   * * Jil   * 1* 11  W^a*ft*{j������     attji     U.������JUU������     tLXLmmKi    wail  and   get   our   prices.  i  i B"ffBB'nlBff������aB1l       i"B  ILilillftfgIB  LIMITED  iBTH JPh  *mWk^*   WML ^k HUlh M Ht  Bl ��������� 01BTI Vm bb Eib w  ,f i mi ji: ,r,' iim-iiiiuii*���������<ai������-l. ^.g*<*w^MB*Map������W((*������a������IWBgg


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