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 \A<A   . imnM^MlJirMa^Tffllll IMJII,IIHIiifl.iRiBhjn^������^^B^^������-gMWrMjlTijirTgiir 1���������1     jimb.imiiiumwim n.i         "m"*-**"**!*?.' "I. T' "amTSSISSS^TT^m^^^Kag^i'mmKKKg^Ka^a**S*****VMKI^BBt*KMaBKBSK^Sat*tBSSS**S*i^^a*Otl  i   tt    .  " "a t  .  '���������' t  ���������������    ),*  *r > .'  AA' *��������� ;  : *i>'v: '  ���������"'"���������*  ������������������   *-&m..  ���������'������������������'������*-��������� C")    ,  Vol, IX  CEESTON^B. a, FKIXSAY, JUNE 15, 1917  No. 22  Women's Institute  Would Conscript  Creston Wossssi's Jssiitts&e members  to the number of 65 combined business with sociability at their June  meeting which was held in Speers'  Hall on Friday afternoon.  Theymain item on the business end  of the programme had to do - with  helping' secure 'a:' "supply' of' rberry  piekeire for this season, and the'pass-  ing of a resolution endorsing the  Dominion ;. government's action in  introducing'selective conscription.  night, to try out the club piano.   A  good crowd-is expected.  Miss Annie Johnson and Mr. Brooks  of Calgary are spending a few days  with friends m Nelson.  Quito a few of Wynndei*s younger  set attended the band dance in Greston Friday night and all reported a  splendid time.  John Huscroft. Clarence Ogilvie and  "Baby" Carlson are visitors here this  week, members of the crew on the  steam tug Errend Boy, which is being  used to tow in logs from the channel  to Monrad Wigen's sawmill.  |    The  good people of Wynndel re  Forestry 0ra������t is  Drilling M Britain  rVlm.*..   ft..������������-  The latter?  resolution was carried  ceived quite a surprise last Saturday  ix.t- t'*L_-���������������-' 'mmm.��������� '   J������a_'_i _.*.���������_'!:   ' _ - j. - 1' - _ Li .a      ..'jtiJ ] ���������     _1.���������������  Ttm:Ar.1ZX~*���������.nTnl.mm?,f^r.  two dissecting votes and  with  has been forwarded to the premier at  Ottawa. It is very brief and to the  point:. "At the regular monthly  meeting of the Creston and District  Woman's institute' the following  resolution was carried by an over-  wViRlrnirifr jwsi.'ijjfjjjfcw Resolved, That  the Oreston "and District "Women's  Institute be placed on record as  favoring selective conscription."  Manager' Staples was ^present "to  discuss the "* berry picker question.  On investigation it had been found  that the previous assurance of the  .markets; commissioner at Calgary'  that he had secured a cheap rate of  transporiation and could therefore  Hen4 along all the pickers- need was a  dream or something of the sort, on  the part-of tbe official, that no cheap  rate was available and therefore  picket's would not find   it worth while  afternoon, when Miss Emma Johnson,  youngest   daughter   of   Mr. August  Johnson, and Mr. Carl Wigen were  quietly married   in   the presence of  their immediate relatives only. Bey.  Mr. Lees of Creston preforming the  ceremony.   The bride was attended by  her sister-  Miss Amy Johnson, while  Mr.JoeWigen "acted as - groomsman.  In toe evening a large number of their  friends, accompanied   by-  a worthy  rival of the Creston Band, called to  offer congratulations and incidentally  en joy a couple of hours; dancing and.  music;   Both Mr-, and Mrs. Wigen are  well known   and popular here, and  their many friends  take this opportunity to wish them a long and happy  married life.  Jt>bn Bi*bderick and Willie Johnson  I were home on .Sunday "foom'\'IjK^he-  ri^r Wherfe tft^y are forking' in; the  mwmilfc^."   '���������'y"r-'PPPA AA*AAaAa:aP.  ' '-J^AA������!������^  to come.   The good offices of the Wo-  men's Institute w^. therefore asked  so..tjbat ihey would corafitmnieate with  similar organi^tm^  Oreston -and Urge them to do^iwhat  they cdttidro'induce^ lieiS'i%f1l������%^oT*1^ ^   .._, ,...,..     .., ,  to.   Come -^.iiSI^^ --12-*^Sa������%s* -is������?^  ���������season.        . .-'^.^1,  ' .v   :r ?.P:%Vr.^r';;-.;'  After ;"du^ussing!^  they decided to do 411 they could in  this direction, even to. ifee extent of  having |some bif the ladies "meet the  trains ahd see thatiXhe pickers coming  in get to the:ranchers they are to  work ot*witbout delay. Growers who  are in heed of belp of this sort are  asked to iibtiry Sirs. St, Jean,, the  Institute secretary at once as to tiie  number of pickers they want. I    Qu*** ������. frost is reported at some  special  an eitenl5ed^"^vl8hS^^;;rn^p daughter,  Mrs. Gns. Sheehani^vj.    -  .Mrs. Geo. and Miss Mabel Huscroft  of Crestou were Sunday visitors with  Mr., and Mrs. L. Faulkner*  Ms*s.. Forrester, one of the Creston  Red CroSB workers, ir* expected this  week to disouss the organization of a  Red Cross auxiliary by the ladies of  Canyon City.       ,  Several more special prized were  announced for the fall fair, including  one of $5 for a girls knitting contest,  the hosiery to become the property of  the lied Cross Society. The prize list  is rapidly nearing completion and will  be issued as soon as finished so that  competitors will have all the time  possible to get ready the articles they  propose to enter.  July 2nd was decided on as the date]  for the annual picnic, which will be  held at the park, with the members of  the Farmers' Institute aleo invited to  participate. ���������"'.:'���������  The entertainment feature included  a reading -by Mrs. Mallandaine, a  piano duett by MeBdames Downs and  Attridge and a vocal solo by Miss  Ella Dow. At the close refreshments  were* served by MetfdamolT McLaren,  Compton, Ash, Lidgate, Webster and  Forrester. The receipts from the tea  along with the usual offering by thc  members amounted to $0, which will  be iitlllssed in the upkeop of the  prisoner of war the Institute is responsible for.  ih this section on Monday,  morning, fchough up till now none of  the ranchers report any damage.  Mr. Freeman moved his family on  to the Hilton ranch op Saturday. He  has taken a lease on tbe place.  Dick Bevan motored a party of  young people from here to the Cunning entertainment at Creston on  Tuesday night. t  _���������������- .^-^ word frc*22 Snglsod^rom  members of ihe Oreston Forestry  Draft came to hand tbj& latter part of  the week. According ^ to these the  draft arrived in the Old Country just  exactly one month * after leaving  Creston, arriving overseas on May  14th: No definite infoi-mation is  available as 'to wnei������e the unit is in  camp as the censor has vscored out all  this information. - Tho* letters bear  the .postmark of Sunmngdale, however.    - ;   . "\  Writing to Bob Walmsley Corp. J,  E. Hayes says thakthp trip across was  uneventful. 'There- tym    very little  ���������rough weather, 'although  it was a  little too cool for a really enjoyable  sail;- All the unit ai������reported in good  health   with the exception  of  Pte.  Davie :Dow^ ���������������������������who* Ssffjjsaying a rather  unpleasant time   geCTinR    "v*5". X"?  effects^of ysk^natjlonj?St Halifax���������the  sea voyage, apparently^ having been  [^gainst recovery-*frp  ' lion of ..this 'bo^-'PaP-"'.. PP .. '������������������P^'':P\  A-VtexV^i..'- D^te:^is'r:the .'.worst, off of  6he buneh,^u3d'Pit'ife just possible he  will be sent back as .medically unfit.  He ws^ up before th������ doctor two days  after arriving; end-the; medico says.its  bad case of b*cOuch?ti8, and is surprised  that Doyle w^eyer allowed  out of  CanadSi   ������������������'������������������. \--;.���������-:.������������������'���������:������������������..''^ ������������������-���������  ' ��������� Cprpi ; ^ayes^ ^1t?epo|i*ts   the   troop  qnarantihedfor'1^ttJ;d^vs,   though he  . makes n<*- mentiOia|bfvthe cause.   The  j boys: have bebn^|t*i&fcl3r oh the water  wagon siheb: h^^lf^feCi ������ Also, they  j&aveTiot^^d^^b^^^^^vsmce leaving^  here,; eft^er^^^pj^^s^^uch  money \  l^oiH^g^hin^^  'Mugh^^  wai^'faia^T^j^p^^?^^  quarantine's lifted and sbhie overdue  pay is available. -^ ���������'      .^aP-    - Aa   -  I The men are quartered in tents atr  present^ and   are finding life; pretty  dreary as it rains almost every day.  Lieuti-Westw^od,   the corps dentist,  and his assistant, Sergt.   Livingstone,  are ih the party, which is quite a relief  as some of -the men wei-e Wondering  ���������What-might happen   iff the   dental  work which failed to reach them be*  fore they left Canada should go astray  on the. way across.  Corp. Hayes closes a real interesting  epistie with the information that he  brought the Aug Dick Bevan gave  him before leaving as far as Halifax.  It was the only one to make the trip  across Canada, and he presented it to  Sergt. Maurer to send back to his  wife for a souyenlr, as it was in the  dining car when they were married at  Cranbrook.  gentlemen to  undertake the effort:  Messrs. Bennett, Speers ahd Hayes.  In reply, to the board's, letter asking  the fishery department look into the  possibility of installing a fish ladder in  the  C.P.R.   culvert at Duck Creek,  Solution Provided  mtw        ������������_��������������������������� 3 *.������--.      tm    p. tii,. -.���������V i ���������   -   'm������  OXV. UtUUtJUU,    UUC   uauwy tuayvCw*: at)  Nelson wrote, appajspstetly * suggesting  that the" C.P.R; 'were* taking action  along some HneWgire the fish access  up stream as suggested, and enquiring if. the proposed^-improvements  would provide a sufficient remedy  for the existing trouble. As the  board has no .mformation as to what  the .C.P.R. proposes doing the secretary wiH- write Mr. McLeod for a!  statement of what the railway company proposes doing. >   -  For the fruit  cabinets committee C.  G. Bennett reported on* the improvements to he made ahd certain   suggestions as to display,, and the committee's    report   was' adopted.     A  special    effort   will    be   made    this  year to   have  only  the best-looking  stuff available always on exhibition,  and if this is found too heavy a chore  for the rather limited membership the  cabinets  will be taken down again.  Considerable rivalry W expected  to  develop between the  different members responsible for these cabinets as  to who .will make the most artistic  display at  the   least expense to the  board, and of any of our citizens or  ranchers  have   any   suggestions   to  offer or extra fine: fruit or yegetables  they would like to have put-on- exhibition if  they . wil! ^call around at  The  RE"vtew rpffice, .with either  or  bothy! anything  they  have ibp  offer  will receive pur very.beet attention.  The first 'showjfhK^.iwill^.'be. made  about July 1st, and for the first three  weeks Messrs. Gibbs,' Hayes and  Bennett will be responsible fbr.tbe  *ex1^^|>i*^;|^  :A good supply of likely-looking  Tie1p������i*8 for the .soft fruit1 harvest,  garden work: and apple Picking and  packing seems; .now assured for the  Creston "Valley,?';;' ���������; *'' '���������".���������'���������";''."���������''' ." ���������������������������'''  Rev,.C. M. Wright Of Nelson, who  is chairman of the:" Local Committee  for Co-Operatibn in  Boys' Work, was  a~ Visitor tb all points in the Valley pn  Wednesday and Thursday, getting a  line  on about the quantity of such,  help  required,    and    explaining  his  proposition to those expected to bring  in this class of helpjthis season.  :   B*ersince December the organizn^  tion oyer Which Mr. Wright presides  has  been   busy   enrolling boys  and  training thorn  as far  as feasible to  make  themselves useful in -'lines  of  outdoor  labor.    Between  50  and  ���������0  boys 13 yeai*s and *over'*have;been attracted to the movement and under  the   direction   of ^various . insU nctoi-s  have aeTtnonstrated at least their willingness, and some ability, to do a fair  days work   without wanting   to "lay  ^Thttsecretary^wa^dlt^ ius'tructed to  write-tfoe mmitlt*r"ofVpubn  ' notifying bim>that thei Valley roads  are in very poor shape and that as no  road crews are- yet at work, urging  that, immediate action be taken to  commence operations on repairs at  least. -..  ^*9Bmtt*-f*mSff '.  mm*       . . ... .i*, _ m  Mrs. Nelse Winlaw and children of  Nelson opont the week-end hero.  Miss Amy Johnson, who ban bp������>nt  t.ho past ten months In Calgary, returned homo on Friday- ,   .  Prsnlr. Bwr-okfl of CwUmry Ih a visiter |  with J. Johnson this wet'k.  Monrad Wig* n and Peter Andestad  were in Nelson on business thlu week,  B. Butterfield and Charlie Ulndluy  were Croston callers this week.  Owing to Uiu dull weathei- thlo  week the BtrawlH-rrUw are not ripening  very fast. Vltute a iow, iiow������**������-,  hn>-e iHwn found nn (tlic Grady ranch  and thoy expect U> bc shipping **arly  n^xt week.  mtx......  I���������     ���������      /���������������������������������������     r.^V.rvr**lkljM     frt Vlt*  ������������������...***   imt   ������I������a    ������M*<hA<.)lh������>uM>'    MnhmliiV  Mayor Daly left oh Monday for  Crnnlu'ook, where he is spending a  few days with old frlendsv '  W. H. Morris and B. W. Ross were  business visitors at Creston on Wednesday.  Sirdar guarantor* of tho Canadian  Patriotic Fuhd paid in $42 to that  good cause during May.  At tho time of writing there Is still  no word of tho missing Bob Dixon,  although the $25 reward offered by  Wynndel school board has got a lot of  I vidians busy on the soarch.  iui* aiul Jxli-u. Lo&sby und tholr Ir-.nt  week giiesta, Mosdamoe Cameron and  Topham, were at'Creston oh Friday  ovcblngfor an at home glvon by Mra.  Frank Hose.  Mra. R. Dennes waa a Creston visitor  on Saturday.  !!m, I_os>.������by loft o*n Tuowday for  Cranbrook, where ahe will vtnlt with  fi-ionda for a few days.  A very painful ticuldont bofoll the  10-year old son of Mr. and Mrs. E.  Good on Tucaday morning whon ho  accidentally fell Into thc C.P.R. turntable while It wna being operated. Ilia  left leg waa very badly brnlned and  (-chic of tin. aniallnr honeo In thc foot  broken, He wivh taken on the noon  train to Ow'wUm wliow Dr. Ilondotuou  attcndtHl bin Injurlna and although  unfforlnor conNiderably tliew> id no  I danger of hh> IohIuk the limb.  Board of Trade  Has Busy Session  MiooSigUa������  Miss Mary Barraclough ai rived  from Calgary on Tuesday, and will  spend a few weeks holidays with her  parents here.  Miss Alice Carr is at Creston for a  couple of weeks, relieving Miss Hendren at the telephone central, having  the afternoon shift.  Although this is ideal growing  weather this sectiou will hardly be in  the strawberry shipping class till July  1st. Tbe recent rains will carry the  crop along in rare good shape for  another week at least.  The June meeting of Creston Board  of i Trade, on Tuesday night, was  largely taken up with disposing of a  considerable correspondence, and  making arrangements' for handHnj-j  the fruit display cabinets on the C.P.R.  platform, whioh will be again used as  soon us the- strawberries begin to  move. The cabinots are : tb be rebuilt  to aorno extent and generally brighten-  od u^ao as to show off the contents to  the very best advantage all round.  itJusioiig tho lottcra before thb'board  wus one from the National  Scrvico  Board of Canada asking the Oreston  board of trade to appoint a commltteo  to go Into tho matter of auggoutlng  methods or aohemeatoproyldeanitable  employment for the soldiers who will  bcroturning after the war, aa vfcll aa  ' U'.l'iilp r-r.r.r.thr.r. vs. far i*.v. pr.r.nlWe. th<**.  also gigantic task of reducing to tho  minimum thc alinottt sure to be ex-  tenatve unemployment whllo all Unco  of industry are readjuatlng fi*om wartime to peace time operation; particularly  In tho auw of women  now  working  in  munition fuotortan.   and  other llnoa who will bb out of employ  rnunc or iiiuim %*> ������o������.iiiih>>j\tj uwjug ^>  theitf employment at what waa hitherto', inon'n  work.   It  waa' decided to  have a committee take the matter up  ahd ���������report ut the next meeting, and  the pruMctcni/   jut*******   tuuv  F. W. Ash is busy these days on the  erection of the* new shipping ware--  hohse at the Smith crossing. ; It is  being done largely by voluntary labor  so that the coBt will not be excessive  to the parties interested.  Creston sieehts to'have bees getting  mox-e than a fair share of thc recent  rains. The heavy downpour on Tuesday afternoon does not seem to havo  got any further this way than about  Sherwood's cornor, '.,,  A couple of work hni'ses belonging  to Luke, the Duck Creek Indian, wore  run down nnd hilled by th**- ea������tb������vnnd  C.P^R. possengor train on  Monday.  It would look as if the company should  tako the engineer In hand over the  affair.' Tho hornoa took tho track nt  thc Carr orossing und wero chased aa  far as* A. J. Collls' before they wore  run ovor.    Horae*--ata-valuable Uieae  Aiiyn :*..r.t! cyen O.P.R. cnj-jlrioorr. h*������i*d-  ly havo a license1 to kill thorn under  the clrcumstancoa we are told uxiwUul  In thia case.  down on the job br showing signs that  they are liable to take notions to go  on strike for higher pay when they  get the boss in the hole.      'v.-,.;"  So confident aie those behind the  move,   and: be it said here that the  scheme is absolutely undenominational; that the youths-are able to  fill the  bid on any. ranch, that they ai*e pre-  to bring...^Or'pr'"SO.-of ;them to  Creston Valley, put them up in tents,-  feed them eyery day  and^distribn'ie  them  each  day   to ^a^^^-^dT^ every  rancher wanting ;tbe^T in the exact  number  eac^ -raittcher iequires -from  day todj^alad^all that is asked^tbatj  Y_r..���������__"....j--^.^-^, the^boys^estandjard  that btb^ffti^p bf the^^^^s^       sort is  being paid this seasbn.  To ensure that the boys give satiss-  faction a supervisor is Went with them  who will handle aU complaints and  see' to it that loafei-u and trouble  makers are fired back to Jielson as  soon ks satisfactory evidence in produced that the lad really isn*t up to  much. ^ ���������  And to safeguard against the boys  not turning up after pay night fora  day or two-It wllj' be arranged that  the boys will not be paid direct. Their  pay Will be turned over to the man in  charge of them and barring' a little  cash ' for running expenses the boys  will get no salary until the end of the  season, when he will be paid his earnings, less hie. pro rata share for upkeep of the camp.  The plan has been enthusiastically  received by ull the growers to whom  it has been submitted. At Wynndel  they would like to have the services  of HO of the boys and it Is likely a  camp will be established there as well  as Creston for the'strawborry season,  afler which time'central headquarters  will be hero and thc boys sent ont  whoreovcr there is a call for them.  Mrt Wright, who has been very  Closely in touch with the youths,  upe-ilis enthusiastically ������f them, Mind  is confldont many of them will give  account of themselves In other line's  than* berry pickers. Ho returned to  Nelson last night and will have a  meeting of the men behind tho scheme  and put the proposition up to the  boysj so that wo should havo full and  definite information in the matter for  next issue.  Boawoll will not have its usual fruit  t.hl������ yoar.  FlolHchmann's Yeast the   very bout  tlllUlt', Ml IT.  Jijt* 0Hf������MM0UM, ��������� ���������    ������  Cut w*o:-tn;i ara  nnuattttlly plentiful  in tho Okanagan thiaHcaaon,  HO cltlzcna of Fernie havo taken out  IOIIOWIMU   | **'.ll*>t������������������tt>������������%'   tJWJjvu-    V.4.S, jf*.-...  MWngl&irritm Busy  The usual weekly session of the  police court matcrlallstcd on Friday  evonino* last whon Mugistratou Wut>-  oort and N. Craigie handed out a throe  nioutho' jail aontence to Dalian Fort-  nor, an ArkandrtB native, -who had  orbsBod tho line Without tho necessary  coi;tIfltuto~uftot* l-jolug twlco beaded  off1 by imWiVfrl'iiMoiV officer Chaa.  Ilykort. who, laid tho Information.  Geo. Ackley, a Hindu, who beat hrn*  \t *\r\     f Kr> I ^ \% I **** fiMM   **,*%*.*> nm****.******.**   r~Vv������l   t\M  the pih-.u of a fum-4i.lt dinner, won  al ho t>������*(tu*o tho .V.P.'h hut waa aUowcni  hh liberty on paying over tho price of  Ida eat, and on glvlug ������MMui<ujiij*' that  m mmi*m*Jamtm**mmmmmi*l-tmSmmmXMmXm}������  5:HE E3STIEW. CXLESTOH, S. &'  rs  ���������������������  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST  iO ���������ENTS J>ER PLUG  ���������i������M!ijUJ'4������iji������.ii."!.i'    IIJ...I..      ii    isi  ti iwiirruL..  X  ������������������;>.-:������������������.������  ������������������**.  r  j.  THE  ARANTH-  CLUB  ��������� BYi_  S. FLETCHER  ^  w.������i"u*>, LOCK *CO.. UMiTEQ  V.  L*ado  ;oft, iviciiraufus, ������na i sroat*  "There! not a step farther, now!"  she said, laughing. "You must give  mc sonic lunch."  CHAPTER IV-  En Famille  Kllingtou  pulled     out    his  eu-  Ouite   All   Rioht  "See here that costume is cut  tirely  too  low  for ;i ballroom."  "Don't he absurd, mother.    This is  a street suit."  =#  watch,  conscious-stricken, lt was half-past  one; they had been up one dismal  street and down another tor two  hours. (  "1 am sorry," tic said; "I���������thc fact!  is,   I   was   so' interested    in     hearing!  j you give full play ro your powers of  persuasion.   Lunch?  Oi  course!   You  hubs KIESO  (Continued.)  Ellington handed lier to the easy  chair, still looking closely at her.  lie was thinking her a most remarkably pretty"woman. the feeling of  vague uneasiness was also still  strong in 'him.  "U's most awfully kind oi you,  Mrs. Tressingham," he said. And  then, pulling his moustache, and still  gazing   at  her.   he   continued,   a   lilllc  must come home with  at  two   o'clock.  '"Mrs.   Ellington:"' sh  smile.  "Yes?   What   ot   Mrs  he  asked.  "Unexpected  she answered,  welcome."  Kllingtou   threw   up  me  lunch.  guests,     you  V'T'hev're   not  Wc 1  said,  with "l  Ellington?"  know,  Always  ils   head   with  awkwardh  -I  know  J. T'  rere  Jr ,l-'"'!.-��������� *���������':���������  think  Mr  that I'm  they are.  "Cjuir.e  ih  !auch .  !     "Oh!"  he  said.   "di   that's   all, _ my  ! cxjA-ricticc   is   that   at   election   times  ���������one keeps open house.  I  can't prom-  *1';Ujise you that you shall lunch in peace  intercsted iu  politics. j ;-.ncl   qui*uiess,   for   we   never     know  ginning  to   be."   she .replied j ^llCl   jnuvu*t   or  AV;*i   ^rop   in;   but   1  ���������Tin   learning���������rapuily.    1 ! cr>u .^-onuse vou a  hearty  welcome."  .   Crashaw   can  assure    youi     "And   some'thing   to   eat  and  drink,  well up mi���������thmgs ivstj  -hope" s*hc sai<j..  Restored  to Health by Lydia ������  & iukuoiii S  v cgciaOic *&,uwpuuuu������  rr\.  1  Cj  mversar.  "Fitted  ie avert-.;  to  said vvaJin  ���������^ vo.at s gomg  o��������� i  ���������ss   situations     wi  e s  .     i     "Both.     Come  along!     There's    a  xvl.thl cab-rank  round   this     corner.     We'll  iiuite ! .i _:....   i. _  j.1  ac j-.'iit-  pleasure   of   listening  ������ C j;  tl.f.  '**?!,������������������������������������.<*  And "  Hilda  ��������� -.n  ago-  as:; ion��������� >  "O    Ellington   :  pulling   iris   n  Trcssir-gham   was   watching  directing  him.   *Ske  had  sec  a   casual   and   unconcerned  before, and  knew  him  for _  looking   man   of   under     thirty,     who  might have passed well for a country  squire   or  a  gentleman  fanner  rather  titan   for  a  politician���������a     tail,     wed-  built man, athletic of figure, bronzed,  as  if  with abundance  of  outdoor life  rather  than  pallid  with  poring    over  books   and   papers���������fair-haired,   blue-  eyed,   well-featured,   amiable     of   expression.   But now  shc looked  deeper,  estimating his  character and possibilities .   And   site   decided   that     in  spile of the undoubted signs of mental   and  intellectual   strength   in     his  face and head,  George  Ellington had  a  considerable   spice   of  vanity,     and  was to be cajoled and persuaded, and  she   experienced   a   pleasurable   sense  of coming victory, and a keen  appetite  for tlic delight she would  obtain  in  fighting   for it.  "I can twist him round my finger  as easilv as I twist this ring!" she  thought* still looking at him. And  then she said aloud, turning to thc  agent: "What are. you going to give  me.  to  do,  Mr.   Crashaw?"  Septimus   Crashaw  glanced ut  on  i ba  the  virtues  1   didn't  think of lunch  w jl : s c  the  patiatiu  e rumen  before." "^  Ellington had lost all shyness of  his helper by this time, aud hc talked  freely and "gaily as they drove  through the town to the suburb ?n  which  he.  lived.     Mrs.   Tressingham  Aurora, 111.       ���������        .   -  I suit ered from a female trouble, with,  severe pains in my  baek and sides until  I became so weak I  eould hardly walk  from chair to chaii*,  and got bo nervous  I would jump at the  slightest noise. '"*���������!  waa  entirely unfit  to  clo   my  housework, I was giving  up hope of ever being well, when my  sister asked nie to  try LydiaB. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.    I took six bottles and today I  am a healthy woman able to do my own  housework.     I  wish   every  Buffering  ... i woman would try Lydia E. Pinkham's  iyj \ Vegetable Compound, and -find out for  to  you ex- j themselves how good it is."���������Mrs. CarI/  of  thc gov-  a. Kieso, 596 North Ave., Aurora, 111.  j.ne luosquito rem  Danger     From      Disease     Carriers  Should be Better Known  One of the greatest discoveries in  thc history of medicine was that of  Dr. Ronald Ross, who, at Calcutta,  in July, 1898, found that the spores  of malarial parasites arc concentrated in the salivary gland of the mosquito. As Dr. Ross himself wrote,  "Thc exact route of infection of this  great disease, which annually slays  its millions of human beings and  keeps whole continents in darkness,  -was revealed. These minute spores  enter the salivary gland of the raos-  "For seven long months ] Quito   and  pass   with   its     poisonous  saliva directly into the blood of men.  ��������� ���������'.J-fcir-.. .���������     ������������������-'-'������������������    '  Germs in a Sneeze  Dr.   Edward Martin,   -of'.Philadcl-*   -  phia, in a recent lecture declared that  in a single cough or sneeze an influenza victim, released    20,000,000.. disease  germs *into   the  atmosphere  o'|.  an ordinary "rpoin. ;Of 'these germs' ������j  ^vvell person might inhale-20,000sitt '"������''  single-breath.       ,-...    .   > *������������������> v.  EVERYTHING IN  Bl  v)..j   ;..    J   t ui   it   uu v.  i often   ridden   or  ood-l exercised  her  Ell-  yington. ,    .  ��������� "1 have just been considering matters," said Crashaw. "I want^ to give  special attention to voters in Saint  Sepulchre's Ward. They're���������flabby.  A little pleasant chatjnight do wonders. J was going to'ask you tliere  voursilf, Mr. George. Here's the  lbt of folks I want you particularly  tu !-<:������.*. Now, suppose you takex>lrs.  Tressmgliam with  your"  l-'llinulon  looked at his  volunteer.  "Would   vou  like   that?"   he   asked  jbruptlv.  "'it's not a very nice  quarter  of    tlu*     town,    Unit, ���������     Crashaw,  though���������perhaps���������-���������" _  1I������* lookf-l at Mrs. J rossingharv*.  .<v':'.in. ���������Hut sht.- had already risen, and  .'-.'���������pumus Cravhaw laughed  softlv.  ���������*T know it isn't a nice .juarter," hc  *; id.   "Th.u's   precisely   why   1   want  i-i thrre pcr-onally.   Ami   I'm  : will xh-, go.''<1 if Mrs.  Tjvssing-  -'.-u :���������. witii > on .   Talk to th  -thcv'vt*    Dior.*,     inilucin-e     o\i'i  ���������bur lm>bamls than ono usually reek-  <jii^ :'...ii*.  Ciive th'-m plenty of blartn.-y  and   -"H   soap.   i^.i-s  the  'uabiits."  "l  -h-ill lenvf tluit part ot the husi  ,,, .v   to   ,\ii-   Kllingtou,"  said    Hilda.  ���������i tt  111 (: i ���������  his   house   by   sight���������she     had  driven  past  it     aud  powers  of  satire upon  it.   Some    years _ before,     Ellington  Senior, following (he fashion of most  men   who   make   money  on     n Targe  scale, had been minded to build himself a house.   Then he" had remembered that a time would come    when  George,   then  at   Cambridge,     would  also want a house, and he had decided to build one for .his  son as well  as one for himself. And being a man  of a prim and precise mind, a staunch  believer  in  mathematical  proportion,  he had caused the two new mansions  to  be built  exactly alike and    under  like  conditions of situation, arrangement, and aspect.   Each faced south:  each  had  similar garden, lawns, and  shrubberies; each was in imitation of  what is  commonly    known    as    the  Queen   Anne   style   of     architecture;  each   was   still,  at  the  end  of  a  decade,  of  a brand-new,  freshly swept  and   garnished   appearance.     Looked  at  from   thc  distance of half a mile  there was  nothing by which  to  differentiate one from the otlier; it was  only when  one had climbed  the top  of the gentle eminence from    which  they overlooked the town and Ellington's mills that one found    them    to  differ in one slight respect.   On the  entrance gates of the Ellington Senior   residence    appeared    the    name  Athcroft;  on those of the  Ellington  Tunior   house   thc     name     Oakcroft.  "Ellington  Senior conceived  this  trilling difference to bc a stroke of genii; s.  Hilda Tressingham, walking al  Ellington's side up tho. asphalted  carriage drive which led from the  entrance gates to the house, was  vividlv conscious of the intense newness of the place and of thc evidences  ot the money which had been laid  out upon il. Hero "we re trees, shrubs,  flowers, all in a slate of high cultivation, but all painfully precise and  scrupulously arranged, ns if they were  designed to exhibit themselves as  of arboriculture and hor-  t win-houses were fur-  The great number of unsolicited tes  timonials on file at the Pinkham Laboratory, many of which are from time  to time published by permission, are  proof of the value of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound, in the  treatment of female ills.  Every ailing woman in Canada 13  cordially invited to write to the Lydia  E. Pinkham Medicine Co. (confidential),  Lynn, Mass., for special advice. It is  free, will bring you health and may  save vour life.  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Tin  nish.al with vast conservatories;  through the glass of Hint which she  was approaching, Hilda beheld tropical visions whic.lt rcniind-.-d her o:  the   palm   houses  at    Kew   Hardens.  ������f  "j ['���������  bar. had  evpen.ncc.  I.llhivl'.n   felt   a   eurious  .���������'atR'i.   and   pU'.asui'e   as  along  the   I ligh   Street  o  in   (Jiinpany   with     J.ord  beautiml   rdHi r.   In   spite  c .ui.in .-ii'.i iiis career and  tin-   future,   there-   was  ..ii. i;,11) ��������� ini>.'-.*>   iu   huu,  .-.:������������������> t   nurclv  i. i  oi  :..i  ; eensr* of  lie walked  Ashminster  11 arts dale.'-*,  of hi* edit-1  his promise.,  a tiny vein  I, I , ui i;i 11 j 11 j  manufacturing foil*,  lir h.,',1 not wl" <ast off a certain awe  {,,:- m.d admiration of the nnslorra-  c.s; be was almost weakly conscious  in;.l it v..r-> a very hue. thing tu hav*.  llu: v.iM'. r of a P'-*-'*' at his side. 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' No farmer  was found who had taken the members of the family into active and askC(i for or rrturner1  actual partnership in the farm enter-* ������       ��������� returned  A Just Tribute  The Armies of Labor  Influence That Will Attract Soldiers  to Farming  Love of life in the open is fostered by service on thc held of battle,  and this influence will attract many  of the fighters-of Europe to farming  and the restoration of ravaged lauds.  Thc military experience will have increased the manUj-tl skill and technical efficiency of thousands of other  soldiors. Modern agencies for thc  distribution of labor arc more numerous and scientific than they were a  century ago, a generation ago. Wc  shall see the soldiers of Europe  melting back into thc armies of labor as did Cromwell's "ironsides in  1660, when it was said of somo  specially efficient and industrious  worker that hc was quite sure to  have been "one of Oliver's men."���������  Spokane Spokesman-Review.  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All classes and grades of paper are  now' from 100 to 400 per cent, higher than they were two years ago.  Carbon papers, waxes 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 \vcll 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 houses  from coast to coast. No order is too  large or too small to be looked aftcr  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 arc therefore assured of an extra grade of praper, prompt service  and shipments.  Waxed Papers and Sanitary  Wrappers  We 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 thc lowest priced article on the market for this  purpose.  Genuine    Vegetable    Parchment for  Butter Wrappers  We arc large importers of this  particular brand of paper. Our prices  on Sxll "size in 100M quantities and  upwards, arc 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    and  ���������    prompt service.  APPLEFORD COUNTER CHECK  BOOK COMPANY, LTD.  Hamilton, Canada.  Offices:  Toronto,  Montreal,    Winnipeg, Vancouver.  prise.  lt is essential that many of our  best boys remain on the farm and  help in developing rural life into what  it could and should be. Some of our  farm boys'may be better suited for  occupations other than farming, but  those who are suited for farming  and wish to farm should -be given  encouragement to do so.  Boys on the farm arc too-often al  lowed to drift along with very little,  attention being paid to them. The  boy will be more likely to become a  willing worker if his interest is  aroused in the business side of his  work and he will gain ability to save  if- he is taught to spend thoughfully  arid wisely. These two factors, willingness to work arid ability to save,  aVe fundamental for future success.  Permit the boy to participate in the  practical business transactions of the  farm as the conditions allow. Let  him do some of thc buying and selling. When he has decided that hc  Avill bc a farmer, the father may be  gradually relieved from some of his  responsibilities through a partnership management.���������F.C.N, in Conservation. .  The New York World would have  the LTnited States make a gift of $1,������  000,000,000 to France, as a proof of  affection and appreciation of the aid  given the colonials during the American revolution of 1776. It would be  only a just tribute; for, according** to  a recent statement, they received  $700,000,000 front France at that  period, of which neither the principle nor the interest thereon was ever  Hamilton  Spectator.  The cheapness of Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator puts it within  reach of all, and it can be got at any  druggist's.  /    The quiet wedding may bc .. thc  calm before the storm.  Sometimes a genius fools people by  wearing good clothes.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  CURE CONSTIPATION  Childhood constipation can be  promptly cured by Baby's Own Tablets. These Tablets never fail to  regulate the bowels and stomach thus  curing constipation, colic, indigestion  and the many other minor ills of'little ones. Concerning them Mrs.  Louis Nicole, St. Paul du Buton,  Que., writes:���������"My baby suffered  from constipation but thanks to  Baby's Own Tablets he is a fine  healthy boy \today. It gives me  much pleasure in. recommending the  1 ablets to other mothers." The  Tablets are sold by medicine dealers  or by mail at 25 cents a box from  The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Biockville, Ont.  American Regret '  Americans will feel a certain envy  in the thought that Canada has otit-  distancecl us in reaching the battle  line, which is the frontier of our civilization.���������New York. Tribune.  Minard's Liniment   used   by   Physicians  Miller's Worm Powders act mildly  and without injury to the child, and  there can be no doubt of their deadly effect upon worms. They havc  been in successful use for a long  time .and arc recognized as a leading  preparation for the purpose. They  have proved their power in numberless cases and havc given relief to  thousands of children, who, but for  thc good offices of this superior compound, would havc continued weak  and enfeebled.  A. Russian newspaper is now being  published at Trebizond, iu Armenia,  one of the cities conquered by the  Russians in their advance against  thc Turks last year.  Keep Minard's Liniment in the house  Cultivation of the Soil  "Of all forms of productive capacity there is none more vital, indispensable and steadying than thc application of limriMn industry lr> llu  cultivation of thc soil. And if there  is one point at which order seems  beginning to emerge from the present conjuyiou ol our political and  social aims it is precisely with regard  to thin fundamental necessity of  making a better use of the greatest  of all natural resources,"���������Viscount  Milner.  You may have noticed that foolish  people are id way*1 happy.  Might Bc Fooicd  "That answer was a setback," said  John G. Johnson, thc lawyer, discussing a case in Washington.  "It was like thc answer of thc man  whose dying wife looked into his  eyes and said:  " 'George, after I'm gone, do you  think you'd marry again?'  " 'I may,' said George gloomily, 'if  ther trap is set different."'���������Dallas  News.  A law to prevent "dumping" after  thc war is being drafted iu Japan.  "Biggins attaches a great deal ot  importance  to  his  opinions."  "You can't blame him," replied  Miss Cayenne. "Ah opinion costs  him so much intellectual effort "that  he feels like making a pet of it."  An Oil for All Mem���������The sailor,  the saldicr, the fisherman, the lumberman, the out-door laborer and all  who arc exposed to injury nnd tbe  elements will find in Dr. Thomas*  Electric Oil a trucand faithful friend.  To ease pain, relieve colds, dress  wounds, subdue lumbago and overcome rheumatism, it has no equal.  Therefore, it should have a place in  all home medicines and those taken  on a journey.  ' "Some, of our    greatest    sacrifices  bring us little credit."  "That's right," replied Senator Sorghum. "When I suppress my natural  inclination to arise and waste time in  specchmaking nobody ever takes mo  by the hand and congratulates me."  ���������Washington Star.  A Patriot  "What is your opinion of a pa*  triot?"  "Well, my opinion ir. th.it .1 patriot  is a man who actually serves the flag  that others cheer for."���������Detroit Free  Press.              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THE C-BBST0W BBVIEW  :^:-:  CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Greston, 3.C..  Subscription; $2 a yean* in advance;  82.69 to United States pois&ts.  C. P. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  ORESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JUNE 15  oellent quality as their berries in  their uatural state have attained,  they v.iii never be able to make  enough of it to supply the demand,  at almost any price within reason.  Here's hoping that success will be  theirs.  A  1Jj*������w JPvrMaSAhKml  ���������'������������������  imiii ������������������ iiiwb������wo m  Canada's compulsory military  service legislation was introduced  in the house of commons at Ottawa  __   Tl/T J   The bill provides for securing reinforcements which, unless parliament further .authorizes, are not  to exceed 100-000 men. It sets  ten distinct classes from whom  drafts may be selected'. Classes  will be called out in the order,  named.    They are as follows:  1. Those who haye attained the age  of 20 years and were born not earlier  thau the year 1894 and are unmarried  or are widowers but have no children.  2. Thqse who were born in the years  1889 to 1893. both inclusive, and are  nnimur-ried or are widowers but have  uo children.  a Those born in years 38S3tolS8S,  both inclusive, and are unmarried or  are ���������widowers but have no children.  4* Those who have attained the age  of 20 years and were born not earlier  than the year 189*and are married or  are widowers who bave a child or  children.  5. Thosewho were born in the years  i3SS to 1898; both li*cl������!*tv������; sad are  married, or are widowers who have a  child or children.  6. Those -who were born in the years  -.1883 to 1888V both inclusivl,  and are  married or are widowers who have a  child or children.  7. Those who ware born ia the years  1876 to 1882, both inclusive, and are  unmarried, or are widowers who have  no children.  8. Those who were born in the years  1876 to 1882, both inclusive, and are  married or are widowers who have a  child or children.  According to the Herald a group  of live ones have been' induced to  accept office in the Cranbrook  Agricultural Association, and that  these wideawake citizens are now  busy devising ways and means to  make the fall fair in that city, in  September, everything that an  exhibition in such a community  really should be.  One of their great desires is to  have as big a display as possible  of the products of the Creston  Valley, particularly in the fruit  and vegetable line���������and doubtless  in other lines as well, though as  yet there is no defiuite announcement to that eifeoi. ,  And it is to be hoped that any  and aii propositions of this sort  will have serious consideration by  those interested at this end, regardless of past unpleasantness on  this same score.  It is now very generally reees������is=  ^ that advertising is an absolutely necessary factor in the successful selling of any commodity, and  in 1917 of all vears "**������St a little  more than usual of publicity will be  required.  And while Cranbrook, off hand,  may not look like a very big  market for fruit our information is  This is a brand new line  we have just added to our  general store stook. We have  stocked all the standard sizes  quite heavily and are also  prepared to promptly cut any  special sizes required. We  will be pleased to fill any and  all your-requirements in Giass,  and assure you prices that  are very olose to ibhe present  high cost of this article.  Just opened out a  large new stock. We  have them in the  | latest styles and in  aii sizes. Our pr-less  on these are the  closest ever.  A new line line of these is  just opened out in the One,  Two and"1 Three Gallon sizes.  They are from well-known  firm of makers and will give  satisfaction. Right now indications are that these goods  will not be cheaper for some  time, so if .--seeding them now  or shortly our advice itf buy  now. Also CROCK  CHURNS in stock,  in Four  and Five Gallon sizes.  Tennis Shoes for Men, Youths and Boys  A good line both for sizes and wear. The prices are right.  General Merchant  Creston  9. Those who were corn in the years j that at  least a   dozen   carloads of  1872 and 1875, both ir.eiuaiye. and are  unmarried or are widowers who have  no children.  10. Those who were born in the  years 1872 to 1875, both inclusive, and  are married, or are widowers who  have a child or children.  ������������r<rv**a Ij-1  be  w**&m  A new, and very necessary,  industry that will be watched with  interest this season is the soft fruit  canning plant whioh the Cooperative Fruit Growers Association is now installing at Wynndel.  The equipment is quite complete in  every detail; with ample capacity  to handle all the berries a normal  season will provide for canning  purposes, bought at a price well  within  the  means of  the assccia-  undertaking  have    to   be  the   venture  every  detail.  tion���������even    if    the  should    eventually  discontinued.  At this distance  -seems well-timed in  The outfit is of a size that will  keep operating costs down to the  minimum in that very few hands  are required to work it, and these  >;an be readily utilized in otlier  directions when the cannery is  idla Only such fruit as is unfit to  ���������-.hip any distance will be used,  along with any surplus of the  better stuff that it is often well to  keep at home at times whon the  market is oversuppHed.  As all forecasts arc to the effect  that the demand for berries will be  well up to the supply this year it  would look as if this juvenile cannery will have ' only a limited  quantity to tako stare of���������given  average weather and with the  association hiring a competent  cannery authority to instruct them  in its operation, under all the  circumstances the infant industry  assuredly looks like a sound and  aafn investment.  Tii-j product will hv put up iu  glaK* M-alo-iH. Thin for M-.Vt'.T-'al  iTraaona Tins are almost unseen r-  ahle and are high in price; in glass  tho fruit will havo a much better  appearance on store shelves; and  tho sealer is worth   the  price  paid  ft.m. it. Vi������,  it.jM ttt.t.to.k.r.v tn tbfj������   ���������������, rutin  ������������������-*���������'��������� ,,       ���������  be usftfl af Nil* ward.  If Mr. Wigen and   bin ataiouiutw)  nufCKMwl   in   turning   nut   the    pro-  ...���������,������.������ ���������*.<���������!)     mrttmrt'*' ���������* ftf      ������,**     i\\t.  none too many  for a year's trade'in that city and  tributary country.  That is business worth having,  and owing to Creston's nearness  assuredly belongs herehad we the  facilities for handling', it. One of  the surest ways-'to secure the  greater slice-of'-it-is "to show theni  what we have to offer.: To accomplish this nothing quite equals a  good display on occasions such as  fall fairs. ���������-������������������*  On this occasion we feel sure  that Creston's willingness to thus  co-operate in makirg the Cranbrook exhibition that much the  bigger and better will be productive of tangible returns that  will handsomely repay for all the  time and energy required and  expense iuourred in making a  display in every respect worthy of  Creston Valley and its products.  with provision being maae to  protect the consnmer against excessive prices; a Canada-wide  advertising campaign to stimulate  the use of this   class  of  fruit; the  __s;   .  v.   _J?  X I- -a-^*���������    *���������-������    jf"1UJ������������������������  SeHUIflg Oi   itiHAimH     ������|������<3uiJE>    in*   ^-J.i.iii*,  Japan,  India  and  other countries  in an effort to open   new  markets;  the encouragement, of canneries to ���������  put up  much larger quantities of  apples than ever before, etc., etc  The question -��������� is certainly a  tremendous one for four or five of  the~ Canadian - provinces-^aggre-  vated still .further, ^-here* at any  rate, by the pi^ospSof?' of a' car  shortage and altogether inadequate  storage facilities at iribst points���������  and only a very short time^ remains  to find a solution. The, government must deal with the matter in  prompt and energetic. manner if  the fruit growers of ~B.C. in considerable numbers are tin remain in  business.  the present ratner excessive eostj pi.  kegs���������an initial expense most  ranchers hesitate to incur.  The matter is commended to the  Fruit Growers' Union directors.  I? such equipment does not come  too high in these times of uncertain  apple markets the venture may  well help save the situation for  Valley ranchers. ~      r  Another  This Would Help  SwSisst MMovo SSoiiof  t,���������mt,    ������v.  While, generally   speaking, THB  Review is a great  believer in the  doctrine that "the Lord helps those  who help   themselves,"   when one  remembers  that  in   1916  Canada  and   the   United   States   shipped  very   closo   to J),000,000 boxes of  apples to Great Britain,  and that  this year,  unless  th������ existing embargo ie raised,   not  a  bit  of this  fruit can be sent across the Atlantic  ���������and due to increased crops 1017  is liable to see a surplus of  an additional two  million  boxes���������it at  once   becomes   apparent   that the  task   of saving  tho   day   for the  orchardistn   is   altogether   out   of  proportion to the number of men  engaged iu  the industry, and the  limited  time  and  means at thoir  disposal.  After tho original announcement, the British Government  iuoiliuci' the- uiabftr&rt no :u. to permit flhipmcntn from Auairalia to  tho extent of 50 per cent, of tho  1010 imports from that source,  aiul it is protty gen orally expected  a Hiinilarly-gonorouH conoowuian  will bc made Canada in tho early  f������.ll  AH hoH.h of Hiiggt&tions nre being  put forward to help nave tho day.  Those include an embargo against  11 R    i'WjIjju   omninrr into   Canada  A little co-operative effort, or  possibly individual enterprise given  definite assurance of patronage,  could do something to ease off a  little the strain that *ts sure to be  put ou the prairie market to  absorb the quantity of apples offer-  ing this fall  We refer to the installation of a  cider making machine of a size to  readily handle all the fruit offering,  turning ont an  article of standard  quality and  purity,  at reasonable  cost. --*������������������  When the time saved in careful  picking, grading and packing, as  well as the expense out out on  boxes, soiling charges; freight rates,  etc., some are prepared to demonstrate that fruit that only fetches  ono cont a pound, or even less, for  oider is really more profitable than  if sold as No. 2's, oven.  Every year, the exports toll us,  cider is coming into greater demand for medicinal u&oa, among  other things having boon reoently  hcarolded as a groat preventive  nnd rorowlinl Rf-ymt for kidney  troubles. And, with all. the othor  western provinces "dry," the  genuine article in the cider lino is  moro and more called for.  Aecurcd an article mado undor  uniform conditions, from Crouton  quality fruit, it nhould surely bo  possible to got in touch with somo  dijslrilml.iiH house that would buy  the cider in quantities, taking  delivery in barrels, thus eliminating  4>Fill the cars full and thus reduce  the car shortage." That is the slogan  of traffic officials and operating departments of railways and. has become  the maiu objective of large shippers.  The iastoflBcial figures of the Department of Railways for Canada are those  of the deputy minister of railways in  the blue book for 1915. These extend  back to include the year 1907. Between the years 19d7 and J915, on the  railways of Canada, the increase in  tons of freight carried one mile was  51.1 per cent. But in that same period  the aggregate capacity of freight cars  (in tons) increased 181.4. per cent- and  the total number of freight cars in  that ������*ame time has increased from  105,540 to 201,690 or au increase of 91.1  per cent.  If these figures are correct, and there  is no reason to doubt them, it is hard  for the layman to understand why  there exists to-day a serious car  shorage. The capacity for hauling  freight has increased very nearly  double the tonnage to be hauled, or at  least the amount actually hauled.  But tho fact of the increase of tonnage  capacity has not solved thu problem  of why it in not hauled. To make this  matter more clear, that Is, the oar  shortage question, it is necessary to  analyze a little more closely the  carrying capacity of the railways.  In 11)07 thc average capacity of  freight cars was 27.6 tony, but the  average tonnage they actually carried  was only 15.4 tons. In 1010 tho average capacity of freight cars had Increased to 3JJ.4 tons but the average  tonnage carried fn each car was only  18.4 tons. Tho car capacity had increased between 1007 and 1015 an  nyorago of {*���������.& tono, but t.ho contontn  carriod in each car had IncroaHod only  throe tons. In percentages only 52  por cont of the capacity of oaoh car  was ntiliznd. To transportation companies and to shippers these figures  spoak vory loudly.  Taking thono figures into actual  transportation ccw.nwy th** <������������������������������  chiHlon Is something like thiH: Had  thc average load in 1015 boen 23.4  tons Instead of 18.4 tons tho namo  trallio would havo been hauled with  0,017,588 loss trains hauled one mile;  1,B07,70G leiiH car trlpas 20,800,535 loss  tow* of dead cur hauled ono mile.  Now, how can tho public help this  very t-<������iM|>(t>* *������ii.i������un/������������������i������ ������.>������<������������ i������������j <o������������mm*  try and tho railways arc facing P By  incrnu'lng the avernge lnnd by live  tons per car. In actual calculation  this would   improve the ofllcionoy of  the e",hj*������HsefeW' facilities, ahd mnn  po wer of the:-?ail ways to this extent:  It would be the same as adding 54.-  800 freight Cars: 482 freight, and yard  engines; 415 .miles of yard trackage  and 13.5 per cent increase in man  power employed in train and yard  service.  In striving, to impress these facts on '  the public it is necessary to bear a few  facts only in mind:  The present heavy: volume of traffic  will no doubt continue as long as the  warlasts:  .Additional, ears ���������- and .locomotives  cannot be secui-ed in large number for  many, months,:... ,.._ .      ....  There* isTTserious shortage of labor  and in some places  of yard trackage.  r-r-r-rr *-    - ���������������������������'��������� -..������������������������������������*l^^*?^^--r'**^&?Tv0������r-m -*v ������������������������������������>*--Ki^_*^rt.^-^������'^^.-������.-3=ii'^v-"."-.*'  The only;- way- lio - improve present  conditionals to secure greater efficiency  in the present equipment, terminal  trackage and man power: N,  ���������>.,  The railways cannot do this alone;  the railways and the public co-operating can do it;.  Consignees can help by ordering full  car loads instead of the minimum  authorized in the tariffs add classifications and consignors can help by loading cats to their full authorized carrying capacity. i:;  Lost Time  Delayed Profits  Unfortunately^for Boorcs of customer*1  nd equally as u  supply of marketable trees <  and equally ob~ unsatisfactory for us, our  ....... of-  Vrooman Franquetls Walnut  Ir lTiHuftlolonfc to meet all clemamln. Ordoru  calling for sovoral thousand .trees havo  boon unaoooptod an a result. .  Time and soasons aro essential to produce  trees.  If wo woro maklnff munitions of war  inntoail of Fruit, Nut avid BhadoTrooR, etc.,  wo could "employ moro help aud increase  our output."  n.m*  jui-ui���������  Human onorgy alono cannot produoo  trees. Tlmo and Seasonu aro absolutely  osnontlal to tholr production. > <  Therefore, lot un advlso you, if you contemplate planting Walnuto or any othor  olans of nursery stack, to  Placo Your Order Early  It oosta you no moro than to wait until  tho clone of the nriRfMn ���������wli"*-* th" mipnlw l������  exhausted and you aro oblljjod to either  ���������wait a yoar, ontalUnjr lost tlmo and delayed  pronto.  The fame ot tho Vrooman Franquot/io  has in tho last fow years reached across  tho continent and etives promlso of  materially improving tho General (jratlo of  nute on tho market; for pooplo want tho  bost, and when tho buying public onco  become** familiar with tlio Vrooman  Franquotto���������the larsro, attractive olonffatod  uut. coolly opened aud filled with a rich,  nutritious flno flavored kernel���������tbey will  no lontfur 1)0 titttittiiou Willi inftirlor nuui.  If you aro an yot unacquainted with this-  auporior variety don't delay nondlna for  our fi-colltcrat-uro. If you havo a few acres,  or ovon losn, Nnltnblo plant thom ta Vrooman  Franquotto walnut treoo and In a fow yoara  thoy will pay your taxoa���������furnish you a  nutritious, Inexponntvouubatltutofor moaUi  nnd stand an a loHtlnar monument to your  memory.  British Columbia Nurseries  Co., Llslted  1493 Seventh AvqAV. Vanraer, B.C.  vt������^h������<wM"%,t&%.:&A-"^!rMy-������'*  m*Mm*im  ������#*4*Yt>w?(VfW *vm^t-i*"mi������^'"  t^^*-''-i������ * **.#itmffi^^ tmmmtm ;Ai:A^,p^}-_A'P\P-pP7-Py '.'i.''::'?'i*\:.':. a\'X\'^^''-''^'S' ''���������>'''' ''���������'���������':'- '''^      'P.'-a' /���������-'':���������'��������� .'-V-"''-'^':' v V"-':: ���������'���������' 'h' ���������;''''^'^''i������'W������ni>':r ^wiini^iirtJLfMMf -' Wkl������'������MrtM*fcf:-'/.1        ���������"!-"���������.":. r.��������� '"' vV-'-.-V'-V: .���������.'���������."''' :.������������������;���������.'-',���������  ���������.-w* vts ji*.T^i"? iy,**  FOBKF  Certificate of Impv9tfements  NOTICE  y$s^lte;Fracr  iiifl^ Blttiate In  i,.,.6f  Batt Fractional  an*  tional Mineral^  the..^etafe. Mthinu^-  &octena*V.-DIst*rwt^bW. -  ea:   *un oneep t^reeix ^joining tnu  Bio Tinto Mineral Claim.  TAKE NOTICE tha#* I. A. H.  Gre$n, acting as Agent for Jonathan  Rogers, .'Free Miner's Certificate No.  9851vB, inte|idrs^ty_5dAy9^*f:6m the  date*hereof^ to -apply; t0^*th������MiiWhg  Recorder for a; Certificate t>f improvements, for the purpose ofj&btaining a  Crown Grant of the above cjtoim.   ,  And further tq-ke notice ihat action,  under section 85. must "he commenced  before the issuance of stitcH ee*tSgcate  of^mpj^Ov-t-'-iiients'r-  uated this 28th  a.d;ioi7.  FOBMF  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Lucky Girl Mineral Claim, situate iu  the Nelson Mining Diyteion of  Kootenay: DMrict. Wherelocated:���������On Sheep Crerk; adjoining  the Mayfiuwei" r������llii6i4a ClaAr..  TAKE NOTIOE that I, A. H. Green,  acting as agent for^.^. '*vVi Crowthers,  Free Miner's Certiffciite "No. 85997B,  intend, sixty days frbra&be date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for? a Certificate of ..Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of fcde above claim,  And further t^lce notice, that action  under section 85, must be commenced  before thei issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.      v  J .Dated this 19th day of April. A.D.  1017. A. H. GREEN.  Persic souRCllis.plasiting one of the  city-owned lots to potatoes.  Greenwood is buying potatoes at  $40 a ton, aceo*#ing^to the Ledge.  The first CTop of alfalfa-(is being cut  in the Okanagan Valley this week.  Kaslo will spend $200 on the upkeep  and beautifying the city cemetery this  yea"*\ *  Day laborers 'employed oh city work  at Trail will be paid $3.60 per day this  year.    *''  ;'A'    -Pp "'-': ������������������"���������'������������������  i  .-���������   -i .-.     ������������������' ���������������������������������������������   ir .:���������-'-.������������������������������������     - .     .    ��������� ������������������ ���������:-     'i i  Report has it that 40 new autos have  been sold in Cranbrook already this  ****��������� ----- =:.���������'������������������' -'"'���������;'"���������   'A  are doing  ��������� ������*-.-���������  ������������������������������-������������������- ��������� ���������-    ���������  -considerable'  Tbe recent rains assure a great yield of hay;  indication**, too; are that it will be high-priced this winter.  ���������1 The sh-rew^V^nchjBj* witi, therefore, be active in  ���������makinghaj? Whlle-tiheTujn shines, and all of it that he can  get to cut. ......  i  I  1JP*X't.J.m  .-..Si.*. ������������������>:  .it-U     t-Jmf  K.BK7UJ    VXXXX*    mrnxXtX*     ������JJ������     ri*lA*.X.*  probably require a new  txt  siAo*****' Js TH**!  ������  We have been selling these for years and carry only the  best\*ma&e������, and-although prices have advanced materially  on these goods we are selling at prices very slightly-in advance of 1916. Our stock is quite complete, but at that: we  advise early buying to uyoiddi-sappqintment.  WEEDING HOOKS���������For best results at hand  cultivation a "vlTeedihg Hook itsimdespeusiblei Does  jjjors end hettes;-worfe with less effort.': and they are  only30c,each,   "   . *  F.  X^NEBL^KIME^HA^  'Roswel! - an^.  damage r-tp  orchards.  There are ri'tiw 2,569 names on the  voters list"' for'Trail riding. "69r of  these are women. -\  Fernie has now about thirty-five  automobiles, with the number constantly increasing.  '--^-^���������i^^l^Mati'aO-.'peF cent of the  coal miners now on strike in prows  Nest''Pas%-are**Atistrift^8.^ ������������������*���������������������������.- '���������"���������'*���������  Trail council has just given the  Italian band in that city a grant of  $100.   It has 45 members.  Many fgmilies in Fernie are in absolute need having had their line of  cjedlt cut oS by the stores.  Before leaving Sarnie for Victoria,  Rev. D. M. Perley, Methodist pastor,  was presented with.a purse of $100.  Dr. Ir win, a. former Golden dentist,  "who of. late has been   practising at  [Kamloops, has returned to Golden to  stay. -  Greenwood smelter is getting some  coke from Roslyn and Bellinghan and  will continue operations for some  time.  Rev. J. F. Shaw of Trail is the new  Methodist pastor at Fernie, succeeding Rev; D. &."Perley, who goes to  Viiyforto.      ^-;��������� a a'  Work haa'started on fihishiog the  new 'Methu^ist^c^ni'ch ~'''~'at Nelson,  which will seat 60Qi aud be ready this  summer.:- ���������-, . -:.aa .* ���������>��������� ���������������������������������������������-.. .  Trail council.v.fa������J^������jU8tr:.;.token,., an  option on $2.^)00 worth of pipe for its  new w^*^ system. ; If'theymake the  ^^laiinSd^^^^g -bf-^ifer  cQht^llbe'mad6-������*a*he regular price  of^m*s^p|,the-*^p&i:^3H -. ... ..-.'../ ���������'������������������.,  ���������P&ast* year the -Greenwood' smelter  made a profit of $2^,305, after ,;writing off $235.233f off j3j3p*eeciation. The  production last year was 12,366 ounces  of gold, 49,029 ounces of  silver, and  5^2^^^^%nttrW^;,;.^        A. j.  fFernie Free Press: .** We don't like to  be roaring att tho time-but it is high  time that some of our board walks  were thrown into* 'the discard. They  have outlined their usefulness aiid  have "become ^������ ^menace -'to * the  pedestrian. -;.v'��������� ^.���������-,;.- aA-...  :^'Free"Press; The v-agitation to have  the internedt pi-SBcUers.at Morrissey  put Oil the??'��������� Jr"---"=^t=!^=^--  Trail.school_ child?en_arje cultivatihg  five" town' lotjiu J^Dhe   cityr'-.'iitfppifef"'  \ii*jte*p4n'lth6'd3r^s  insurance -���������?-:'WmfMim^e&ri%Te  Pr^DEAimBR lt*\G&A*mA. ri  :X$&-m^&&PATA'-  'P&JG. -  ���������*../%; Yuri'  Kob^-'rnWoy. mm  This'���������������������������'Percheron ** Stallion   will? statu'd  throughout ths season as follows;  guvci:niuiwni  daily becoming stronger, and strong  [representations will be  made to Hon.  Dr. King to hove some action taken in  --F#*r^il^F>e#P*ces9:TThe insane man  who^was bought in from Bull River  I^^w^k;;*^-tov,^fa8J^g;:,vfor six days  without either food -or '.drink, finally  condescended to eat on Monday, last.  He was taken to New Westminster.  He had hot up to the time of his departure -regained h'e ^dice������  ?::Last"Friday abouC 10 p.m. a Ford  car, drlvett by Mis* Bishop, of Grand-  Forks, wbile t^s*mg>l������->make the hill  to Phoenix -become 'stalled about half  way up and then- ran. backwards off  | the road into the sidewalk. The .car  took on fire and burned vap, 'together  ���������^th-a-'p^-rUbh'^ffh^'-waik.''  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,  . alsa Satui*day forenoons ..  CRESTON    .���������������������������...'  at McCi-eath's lavexy, Satur-  uay affcernoois s    ^_  Fees will be reduced this season in  accordance with'the saving cf expense  effeetiedJby the;above..p"cogjj*amme.  _.  For-furtheeparticularsrapply to O,.  BLAIR, Erickson P.O.  iUi-'.--*-  -m-~   .   ������,->|i..  onsoiinated Mining  meiiing Co. of  G  OPPIOE.  TRAIL.,  AND  REftNING   DEP/iR^MENT  SrtiTiSK GOLtttt&lA  u  \  AND RimtmNBffiB  PURCHASERS OF    '  '  GSOLO. B/i,vHR, COPPER, Liz AD AND Zi&O <*������������G'  TADANAO BRAND P!Q LEAD. SLUESTQNE, SPELTER. CGPPER  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.     Team Sleighs  Sirigle ahd Bouble Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets" of Second-Hand Harness  Coal and Wo6d For Sale.  MLB V<������ Lm^iWm\^*fmmmdPMP'MWm^  LJMSa    '      mSmWt0 BWff GmVQm&ml^mmmVmTW   tt' WW  PhOnO && Sirdar Ave. Qroston  ,**.  r������'  i .^     ir"^'  Tf-.T'  SIR EDMUND WA.LBLEO, C.V.O.. LL.D. D.CX, rr������.lrfent  JOHN Atal>, d*wxtm\%\*ti***t. H. V. V* JONIIS. Au't G������M*r������1 Mkn������K*r  C������P!BL, $t^00sUill)     WSmWmk Wm, iiS.iiuiJ.iJGu  SAVINGS BSE ACCOUNTS  Interest at the current rate is allowed on all deposits ol $t and  upwards Careful attention i������ fifiven to every account Small account**  nro welcomed.    Account* may be opened and operated by mail.  Aj-'cburitjtt itiAy be opened in tne names oi two or more j-x-i^on.*., witu*-  ���������aj mv. als to bc faCtd'tPbjf'&ay one of them or hy tbo uurvivor. S&O  C. G. BENNETT  'Manager Crest-on Branch  Kaslo Orangemen have^J^een given  a section, of^^he   c^ ^metei*y:;,i*a|  which li-O.jL. members will be buried  ;in future,.   ..- ...,._./; "[      ^/Vv    ���������''"'  Arthur; Waller^ a sawmiU eraployee  at Golden, was killed last week when  a truck load of lumber shifted and fell  on top of him. --���������-���������'���������;���������   -  Fernie Baptist organizatiohi which  has been without a pastor for over a  year; has secured a man from Rochester. N. Yv, to take the pulpit.  Trail smelter shareholders will receive $251,913 in dividends in July.  For the year it is expected these will  be at the rate of 10 per cent.  At Trail Building Inspector Howaid  Ferguson stated, that he is having  steady applications for building permits, motitly' for small residences- or  additions.  The Kaslo concentrating works is  being put in shape for the resumption  of operations, and it is anticipated the  plant will be in operation within a  short time.  May was the ligheat month the  smelter at Trail has had in the matter  of ore coming In. Cnly 15,009 tons  were received * as coniparod with  25,000 In April.  l*he'first carload :of concentrates  from Copper Mountain, Princeton,  was Twr. threwgh the ���������3s'������e*owoo������i  smelter lost week with highly satisfactory rCBulto.  W������ Wllmot of Ferttlo, Provincial  Government. Inspector of Borne-  steads, received word this week from  Victoria tliat hla HOi'vlccB Would bono  longer'-requli'ed. .--������������������������������������������  Weather';,condltlbwio' haye ' boon nti  Idoal In tho Okimagan this month that  there iii now a possibility of the 1017  apple orop being B0 per cent., heavier  than lost ycar.  J The young :*fieople*������ club at Gran-  bi-ook, which; hoe a building all Its  own will haye to go out of buHiucba  unicuu iXKl moutHMtiti arc ouixmtu. So  'far oidy iCrS hVive hecti enrolled.  No loflo than 17 doci? hayo boon soon  In a stagld herd recently a tew'miles  West of Robson. Bears are also plentiful. One devoured a calf rcoontly, a  eccond cMf liclng badly mauled.  John Wllfrtn, ..a Miction bom* at  Morrlowoy, was nqou ������iu ana cobwi or  two mouthu In jail for oeuiaultlng ono  ofhiM wWii Wda'^c^^TJi^'ti^lii In-  cludfcd the doctoi**B' aad hospital' billu,  ffii.'  ,    TORUS'  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Montana Mineral Claim, situate in the  Nelson Mining Diyision of West  Kootenay       District,       Where'  located:. On Twelve -Mile. C/reek,  about ������ mile East of Bayohe Mine.  TAKE NOTICE    that   I,   Chaples  Moore,   acting .as...agentv,f0v>:Fraink  i Aiksti,   lores' Miner's 'CBrtifinHAe |9o.  j 96603B, and ^Phil Casey,' Fi-eeMmer'S  r A ^I5i6ij*0 'graylty^water system is j C55.fcif ������^f  ~������* ^iS���������5'   ^n^- ?ixt,y  to be put in at the Balfour sahitari-      ""'  um. The work is being undertaken  oy *ue iiouiiBiOu go.ve^nment, WhiCu  has. a "lease on the.-O.P.R. hotel- at  a monthly rental of $200. The sum  to be expended ; upon the water sysi-  tem is to apply upon the rent.  Fernie Free Press:'"W.-'R. Ross, ex-  Miriiaterof Ijahds.* was in town -on  Tuesday -evening^'on - law- .business.  There is some, talk -that Mr. Ross  might be asked to ace* pt the nomination for the Dominion house in case  of the refusal of Dr. Bbnnell, who' is  considered tht logicoTcandidate in this  partoftheidistrict. - ������������������;   r  Fernie^Free^^PreBS: Six bttys were  up'before-; Magis^ate/fWhiraster this  morning charged -with;#*|������|3ing.plumb^  mg&nd othe^ small trac^rom vacant  houses. They wetre. released on sus-  pehd'ed sentence arid'7''wkrned to keep  away'^from pTct*are"Jshows and ice  erekm; pairlo-cs-'under11 penalty of i-e-*  aii*e8t, They must also report to the  police on the 1st and 15th of each  bionth.  day*-* fi*om the.date hereofv to^apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  Of Improveniiehts, for the, purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of thc������bby������  claim.'., ... ..vi.'>v.v.-���������������������������-: '..<.,  .���������'.'��������� ���������-.'.'���������'- " P''-,P -  '  And further take notice ��������� that action,  under section 85. mnst be commenced  before" the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements, . ,   PPa'Pa  , Dated this 28th day of Aprn^- 1017,  A.D.    '";' CJ^S$iES;MOX>RE; p.i.;s.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTI^^.'    -^'"'���������-��������� ������������������  Michigan, Maggie Aikens and Summit  .Bell'Mi*^r*4^1aims, situate in the  iUi  "Nelson l&tiing:;:''Division of "West  y. f   Kootenay District..     Where  '���������'; ��������� :vJocated't.> In. =.a- ^Montana   - Gulch,  tVibutor-y to Summit^ Creek..":���������'*  TAKEJ^ NOTrCE that l,^CtsOrlea  Moored actings as agent .for Frank-  Aiken, Free Miner's Certificate litr*P  t)0603B, and PhU Casey,' Free MiherV  Certificate Ni*..������2I8C, intend ei*ty  days from the date hereof, to ajipTy t������>  the Mining-Recorder fc������k������ a CertifiCatjTe  of Improvements,. for the porpoije of  obtaining a Crown Grant of t|^.^ov>*?  claims.    "���������'      "���������-.���������'.-���������   ''PP.A'-'pr'pAff.PA-  And further take notice that aatl-:sa._  under section 85, must Ate cbminehced  before the issuance of siich CcJ'tiflcate  of Improvements.  Dnfed thiP28th day  of April; 1917,  A.D, CHARLES MOORE, Pj.L.S.  Soon be time to order them  ���������and better be to6 Garly than  a little late.  Tho  IKEVISSW   can  tdem in any quantity desfi  ������pp!y;  5sired.  immWmmx   Ml  Wvl ^m   tmm mm.  ry y y u y u Li  IW   JSmrghm%   **M   I        m-fMM*mmr  Wm ***, n *>*m  S> mill  n>  PW SS-M  m~M\  WM\  .HBBflB  s5/r!--!.*3g������sf  ^^v-'-'i'sjfe-.  !���������  '?$&  if������3  '-:"-������v������?*!.  ppm  ii������l  :':  AAA4!tM  \<ppmm  :..&'.'.?.������  m  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations   ,.  Coal mining -rights of the Dominion,  ih Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory., theNorth-  West Territories and in a portion of  the Province of British Columbia, mny  be leased for a"'term of twenty-one ���������  years renewal for a furthel,1i t������rm of *���������  21 ~yeurs at an annual rental - of $1' an  aero." Not more than 2.600 acres will  be leased to.ono applicant.  Annllcatlon for a lease must lie made  by t-lfe applicant In porS6n to.tlio Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho dist|*j\Ct*iU.twJiioh  the rights applied for aro situated.  In surveyed torrltttry the land'i/tatist  be described by sections^ oi* logal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvoy-  dd territory the tract applied for shall  bo staked out by the applicant hlmBclf  Each application must be accompanied bvafco of jffl'wbiob-will'-her refunded If the righto applied for turn not  tJhV4*ll4tUljU, liii v i.iiv CnutitCitTmrntSiZ.   Jm*~G?pi..'Jj  shall bo paid' on the morchahtablc but-  put of tho mine atthoratoofflvecoi'tw  nor ton.  Tlic porson opcratiri������ the mine shar  fuvntsh the Agt5*qt with sworn rcturnrt  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thorcon. If the coal mining  rights.arc not being operated, ouch  ik'bUiltU1 UUJ/JKJJ      J^������-������>     ilj������ ������J.^.J'!.'.l     >������<.<     .-,.....  onco a year.  Tholcatio will include the coal mining rights only,' ronclndod by Chap.  27 of. 4-5 Goorgo V, nuecntcd to 12fh  Juno, 1014.  For full information application  ������hould Imi mode to tho t-taorotorw of the  Dopartmont of tho Interior* Ottawa,  or to any agent or Sub-Agent of  Dominion Ijtndn.  w. w. uoitic, Deputy Munotetf   .  tho Interior* P^'  N ^:S.S?lt!l0?-^ pubUcaUoii of tlile  TJLl *,������������wtncmcnt will not hc bald ��������� for.    ���������  I  ^-^MteMiM^ljlitliJJjljt^iitiijiljJj'Mj^r^  ,j-.-^-maj..!t^.-v..-.1MJjj������-a +^.l\,l..xmt���������..^,���������J~:,..s, .��������������� 'X.,.^^.  ������������������;.iU-.mtmxh i \$UIL\l9WlWlJ*a*s*****!^  tsiEUiBUirarstSmtiium  ��������� :w3-.h. ���������>;���������������*-.'������������������tJAi'zi  ^^r'^y-vv;^^  BBj-jBWMHilltfffl  |fe-  if--  wra %cmmw& ot-esism* b, iil  The best  yeast in  the world.  ^vbread.  MADE N\.  IN  CANADA 4  E.W.6ILLETT COMPANY LIMITED  TORONTO. ONT.  WiNNiPEO MONTREAL  Iw x*Bwttxx.mx������m^M*x.tamixtm***.xm***m^,mx.x.x* -ia������jm j������eajwijttf  Their intimate Concern  German Diplomacy  Has    Been    Successful    in.    Making  Enemies in All Nations  YYhat  is   the   next  triumph   rescrv-l  -***, 1������:   *-'entu;n     diplomacy?       What!  field  is there left  for  the  exercise  of i  the   \\ illien-stra^se's  great     gifts     oi  >?e:'     It   has   no\s    been   crow.i-'d  :peaieu *e.eees..ses "amil there is  rter   o*  y   is   ::.  word.  haa  arrayed"  Gem:.;ny,  a  i    COT  To  ,  the  fine  with  Gezri'AA;  drawn  1 cji; a <:y  again i't  HeveJ,  sed by  After' the t  gave theni  too, io anv  them. They  to work ir,  China, and  cd China i-  Soulh An:e:  lation, may be .i >  German d:rlo'i<a:  v-'orkir.g on i:. i  there and -he i?entries succeed in r  to   Germiittv  The World Is One and Its Best Interests the Concern of All  Thus questions of foreign policy  which have been hitherto utterly  outside the ken of the Dominion peoples are now their intimate concern.  The great European problems which  'fail to he settled by the verdict of  war���������the future integrity-of Belgium,  the fate of Poland, tlic settlement of  the Balkans, and numberless, others  equally difficult aud important���������are  henceforth problems for Canada and  New Zealand and the other Dominions as -well as for Great Britain.  The fancied remoteness of the Dominions from these old dilemas ot  European diplomacy is at an end.  The war has shown it to be a delusion of peace' without real security.  The world is one, aud no part of it  can disclaim concern with any other  part. The war cabinet is at once the  result of this truth and its revelation to thc peoples ot the Empire.���������  London Times.  Site is Always Ready  To Tell Reason Why  SHE      IS      RF.CO M MENDING  DODD'S  KIDNEY   PILLS  ������������������'���������������������������  r*r ���������      % j  wv mi iri  i^rtwVn  When Great Britain fixes prices  for food it is a fixed price. The controller of food fixed the price of .potatoes at three cents a pound. Ccr  tain tradesmen charged four cents a  pound for potatoes and were promptly fined $5 each. A little of this sort  of law would bc popular in Canada.  ���������Montreal Star.  the   w  >1;  neve  ���������-'mats  ;   the  ���������abiv  :re;  u m v.-ni*'*ii| Miss Et Demers States They Cured  t-O'Uea v,u'v *'*! Her of Sick Headache and Kheu-  "-.te v..-.i-1-mn:*. u*v>-\ matism From Which She Suffered  tievcn   countries}      for  Six  Months  record,   it   is    . .   ,  been     -surras-:     l'lull,     Que-,  oi   any  Vnited  re:  ins  ru's;  be-i  surras-j Hull, Que-, (Special)���������Cured of  nation. 1 vhronie indigestion, sick headache  Slates I r-u-* rheumatism, from whieh she had  : ec-ual. i suiiereu for six months, Miss E. De-  - before! mers,   of   190  Maisonneuvc   St.,  here,  1 .-w't :  fiv.  Do  it  s ki  *-dit  Villi  it;    w*v*^ji.   j^j  '.V  . I-mending them to all  ;r cure   io  She is re comber friends who  ������A.������ in i An  With  i4llN.liyifi.IN A  For  Sale by all Dealers  Douglas & Company, Napanee, Ont  mmm     x.' OxlCxxt,      JJ* Oi.JT  Representative La Follettc, of  Wisconsin, has proposed that Great  Britain sell Canada to the United  States .for $10,000,000,000. If thc  Kati'.enjammcr Kids are interned for  the duration of the war ihe La Foi-  lette comedians cau acceptably take  their place.���������Toronto Mail aud Empire .  No man or woman should hobble  painfully about because of corns  when so certain a relief is at hand as  Hollo way's Corn Cure.  ���������������������������8 T K������K*iLt3  Or  Distemper In  stailions,  brood  mares,  colli  and  all    others    is  most destructive.     Tho  germ  causing the  disease  must  be  remov.  ed from the body of thc ani'msl.    To prevent Cav trouble the Bame,  *nu9t be done. '  SPOHN'S COMPOUND  Will   do  both���������curei  the  sick  and  prevent  those-"exposed"    from  having the disease.    All druggist?.  SPOHN MEDICAL CO, Choraists, Goshen, Ind., .V,S,_ A.  John Bull in Shape  Battle of the Peoples  This war is neither a Mary Pick-  ford '"movie" nor a Harold Bell  Wright novel, lt is a battle of the  peoples against an unscrupulous and  brutal Machiavellianism, it is a test  of the brain power of freemen.���������-  New  York Tribune.  by reason  hostile  neuira  be   thc   first  diplomacy  ha  t'mphant com"  !v  three  v  reiru-ons   ;  of its  iso-!  cr   iob    bi'i   the I  GoirDr!ess     are .-  iev   a;'-   oiii.ivCi:  b::-:ric:n   conn- \  i:d:*g-     friendly!  in   a   state     of)  '   her    it   will!  siiiicr  kind.  J. T  J.  T-t -   *   '  ...' y-Lii.1  kidney   troubles   of    any  ner,  eve:  .'   tov  real     setback     German  s   encountered  in  a  tri-  sc  now  extending near-  s.���������Kansas   Citv   Star.  Minard's  Friend  Liniment      Lumberman's  Britons   Study   Languages  of  War Has  Pointed the-   Wisdom  Knowing Folreign Tongues  When   Kintr     George       opened  acliool  for the study of Oriental  guages   he   placed   ofncial   stamp  approval   on   the  revival  of  a  moxc  ment   that   since   the   war  has     been  gaining rapid  headway  in   this  country���������the study   of foreign  languages.  The  school  opened by   the  King    is j  the   first  of  its*Uind   in     the   British ;  Empire,   which   counts     320     million !  citizens speakinrr Oriental  languages.!  One of the lessons taught this!  country by thc war lias been thc need:  $or a wider knowledge of foreign!  languages. Thc British people have;  learned through the war that the. av-j  cragc German knew more language  than the average Briton.  n:\ always ready to tell what  s Kidney Fills did for me," says  i:ss Demers. **I am never without  them in thc house. My case was one  of the. worst.  "T had tried several medicines from  the doctor and was getting no better  when I decided to try Dodd's Kidney-  Pills. I took seven boxes and all my  i heumatism, sick headache and indigestion was gone.  "When my father saw how much  good Dodd's Kidney Pills had done  me he began to take them for kidney trouble.  He is better now."  Dodd's Kidney Pills make healthy  kidneys. Healthy kidneys strain all  the impurities, all the poison, out of  the blood. They are the greatest of  all tonics.  T*t**0*r������ IP*/*)**  KlMADfid  IN THE SPRING  and  a I     Harry  Lauder's    voice    is   clearly  *'4';".lone of the assets of the Empire.  He  or   has just invested    another $40,000 in  War   Loan,   bringing   his   total   holding up  to $295,000.  "Thc trouble with my boy Josh is  that he's always ahead of the times,"  remarked Fanner Corutossel." What  has hc done?" "Went to town to  ece about a position. He found rv  strike in progress and joined the  strike before he got the job."  How's Thia?  We offer One Hundred DolIarB Kcward  for ������nj> case of Catarrh that cannot bo cured  by   Hall's   Cata*t-rh   Cure.  Hall's Catarrh Cure has been taken by  catarrh sufferers for the past thirty-ftve  rears, and has become lenown as the moat  reliable remedy for Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh  Cure acts through the Blood on the Mucous  surfaces, expelling the Poison from the Blood  4iid   healing   th'e   diseased   portions.  After you hare taken Hall's Catarrh Cure  for a short time you v.-ill see a great improvement in your general health. Start taki'.ig  Hall's Catarrh Cure at once and cet rid o!  catarrh.    Send for testimonials free.  F.  J.  CHENEY & CO., Toledo,  Ohio.  Sold   by   sll   Druggists,   5*5c.  Since August, 1914, England has  been grimly marching through the  ruins of her former self to a new  England. Shc has been learning day  by day lessons branded iu letters of  blood and fire. She was a giant fat  with peace. Now shc is a giant  stripped, clean muscled, with her  navy a-shining, impenetrable shield,  her army a sword keen as death, her  economic organs healthy, rcinvigorat-  co, her heart beating strong with national  pride  and  purpose.  This is one of the miracles of this  epic time. Are wc going-J^ ignore it?  Must wc pass through the same darkness and agony to learn the same lesson?���������Chicago  Tribune.  "This   dog  cat  show."  took   first  prize   al   thc  "How's that?"  "Well, he took thc cat."  Ask for Minard's and take no other  MO CB RSPD  ��������� * W    wis*Km Hut a  LAST NIGHT?  If tea ������r coffee  was tiie cause  chainde to  Bible Readers and the War  ���������..���������liiirtMiM   +Mt*  Progress   of   Eastern   Campaign   of  Great Interest to Students of  thc Scriptures  Thc War development in western  Asia will revive knowledge of  places that figured in some of the  earliest history of thc world. Airmen havc been dropping bomb** on  lU:crsheba, where Abraham ranked  himself among the foresters hy planting a tree, and whose people were  litter denounced by the prophet Amos. Near by is  Hebron, where also, Abraham  was fojouruer, as was Isaae,  his son, and Jacob who gave his  name, to a people. To the westward  is Gaza a great city of the. Philistines, wliich jiold Hebrew ufaves to  Edom, and for il lime, held Samson  as a p n sun ur, till, lifting the gates of  the place from their fastening's, he  went oli with them, casting them on  the Mount Muntar, before Hebron.  The further progress of the. campaign  will bc interesting to Hihle a.** well  as  ni-wsp:ipt*r readers.  Cured by  Toning    the    Blood  Strengthening the  Nerves  It is the opinion of the best medical authorities, after long observation, that nervous diseases are more  common and more serious in 'die  spring than at any other time of the  year. Vital changes in the system,  after long winter months, may cause  much more trouble than th<5 familiar  spring weakness and weariness from  which most people suffer as thc result of indoor life, iri poorly ventilated and often overheated buildings.  Official records .prove that in April  and May neuralgia, St. Vitus dance,  epilepsy and other forms of nerve  troubles are at their worst, and that  then, more than any other time, a  blood-making, nerve-restoring tonic  is needed.  The antiquated custom of taking  purgatives in the spring is useless,  for thc system really needs strengthening, while purgatives only gallop  l'i rough the bowels, leaving you  weaker. Dr. Williams' Pink I'ills  are thc best medicine, for they actually make, the new, rich, red blood  that feeds the starved nerves, and  thus cure the many forms of nervous  disorders. They cure also.such other  forms of spring troubles as headaches, poor appetite, weakness in the  limbs, ;is well as remove unsightly  pimples and eruptions. In fact they  unfailingly bring ��������� new health and  strength to weak, tired and depressed  men, women and children.  Sold by all medicine dealers or by  mail at 50 cents a box or six. boxes  for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine   Co-,   Brockville,   Ont.  Locomotive Hauls Church  -Among thc many unusual methods  employed to move buildings, few  have been so novel as lhat used in  South Bend, Ind-, to transport au old  church to a new site, whcfir. it was to  be remodelled into a thcnlne.  Thc slruclure, after being properly  blocked up, was moved over ;v railway track and coupled to_ n freight  engine. Then the. locomotive slowly  drew the bulky load a distance of 5  blocks, to a point not. far from the  uew: location.  They Cleanse While They Cure.���������  The vegetable compounds .of which  Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are composed, mainly dandelion and mandrake, clear the. stomach and intestines of deleterious matter and restore the deranged organs Id healthful action. Hence they are the best  remedy i'or indigestion available to-  da3r. A trial of them will establish  the truth of this assertion and do  more to convince the ailing than anything that can be written of these  pills.    j  British Columbia Fruit Industry  Tiie fruit industry in British Columbia has within the last two years  shown great progress, with the result trial the province now supplies  60 per cent .-of the fruit consumed in  the prairie provinces bi the Dominion and looks forward to supplying it  all. This is thc statement of W. J.  McDowall, manager of the Okana-  gi'.n United Growers of Vernon, B  C.  has important work to do. Under favorable conditions it does  it well. If sluggish, relieve it with  Largest Sato of Any "viedicino in the World*.  Sold everywhere.   In boxes, 25c.  wan  For the Price of Onet  Both sides of EDDY'S  Twin Beaver Washboards^  can be-used���������giving doublo"  service for the price of one.  Made of INDURATED  FIBREWARE (which is  really pulp hardened and  baked by a special process)  it cannot splinter or fall  apart. Won't hurt your fingers or tear you clothes.  Double value for your money���������almost life lasting.  Don't do anether washing  until you get one.  ASK YOUR DEALER.  The ������. B. Eddy Company  Limited  HULL  CANADA  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Dear Sirs���������Your MINARD'S LINIMENT is our remedy for sore  throat, colds and all Ordinary .ailments.  It never fails to relieve and cure  promptly.  CHAS.   WHOOTl'N.  Port Mulgrave.  Spend Vacations on Farm  City  Men  Will  Use  Spare  Time  to  Help The Farmers  Favoring thc plan of thc Ontario  government for increased production of foodstuffs by encouraging  city men to assist farmers, more than  one hundred members of the Windsor Chamber of Commerce will give  one week of their vacation this ycar  to farm work without cost to the  farmers. This decision has been made  as a result of a meeting held in Windsor recently, when W.R. Kuowles,  of the Ontario government agricultural department, made a plea for cooperation among farmers and men of  thc urban sections with a view to increasing crops aud staple foodstuffs.  It is planned lo enlist the  high school boys, retired farmers and others who havc  had experience in farm work. The  ofheers of the Chamber of Commerce  there arc confident that at least 1,-  000 men of Windsor and adjoining  towns will interest themselves in the  movement.  ARLINGTON  WATERPROOF   COLLARS   AND    CUFFS  Do nwajf with all Laundry Bills. When..they  become soiled just wash, them with soap and  water. ' No ironinj? necessary. Suitable for  those o������ the most: fastidious taste as they look a9  good as linen. .Ask your dealer for them.  ARLINGTON  CO. OF CANADA, Limited  Fraser Avenue, Toronto  THERAPION gsKMl  great success, cures chronic weakness, lost viooa  & VIM KIDNEY BLAODE1*. DISEASES. BLOOD POISOW.  PILKS eiTIIKR NO. DRUGGISTS or MAILS* POST 4 CT������  rOUGERA CO. 9t. BEEKUAN ST NEW VORKorLVMAN BROB  TORONTO WRITS FOR FREE BOOK TO DR. LB &JBBS  HZD CO HAVERSTOCSRD. HAMPSTEAD. LOKDON. EMb  TRVNmVDRAOEIUTASTEl.ESS)FOKMOr   EASY TO TAJQ  TrBjtanAPIvjvl  lasting cum.  Ut THAT TRADE MARKED IVOKD 'THRRAJPION IS Ojfl  WllT. QOVT- STAMP ZfSUBO SO ALL GBiiUlHB PACBSTSj  Physician���������l'id  your  husband    fol-  1<.\\   my   directions,   l:d  .'incr   his   niedi-  cine     r������*li(��������� it>Usi\* :'  Wife���������1   fern*     not,  dft-ctor.       Me  swore   every  time '   I.  d.iSr.���������-  I'uck.  gjivc     him     ;.  and sleep!  mi 'Thi   rr-r-'y   -twn-ii   -n "**  * There's a Reason"  Use the Soil  ah important  ������3  tWmlu.f,i.,mf,i ������*������<  tm*m**tj*mjoit  .j..iTO-������*������*i\,5'r*-^^^  w.  N  U  ,���������������  ft is just as important umler pres  cut   cjMniiUuu.i   Co   Jijive   fj'jijiiws     ui  I'uml   -f.   yt"\i\'\'c<\   /.f  ','U'trid(;i")-   When  so lutieli is dependent, upon a f,ood  -Top, the entire community should  OMKTtn itself ..bout the situation  fiom the Ix-j-inniiifi; of the f.ea.'ion.  'I In re ure. ceitaiu common vegetables  comprisinc .i huftC. pint of I lie food  supply, sueli as potatoes, beau:., onions,   tie.,   which  do   well  in   .ill  parts  ..I    Jl,.- ,,,,-.. Tl,,-,.   ,.    j ���������      ' t~ '  ^  xxx   a   ��������� mall   v. ay   Without  .V"! 1' A,, j.;-<,,"M(-ti'-l' "'���������)'  ph- <|U,ilititie , should be  * oiul   < haticr   Ol"   doubt .  nuu  tfritt.'XX  lincry,  :\T i'i '.x '���������xx ���������  jtired   be.  frioiui- ���������whether In (.valuing, or ah  ready at tho front-���������necdo fcurn-Uulr,  It cannot, bo equalled for tho immy  Kmnll Jn juries and ttllmonts inel*  dental lo a Holdi'er'tt life,  Sfirjsl". F. Bn/mner ot th������ fith  Canadian Mounted JRlflet*., writ as:  "Vov healing cuu*, ������ore������, bunt**!'*-,  etc. Zaui-Uuk cannot bo ucalou."  Corn. J'Yc-mltn of tho lOtli Field  Ambulance, -wrJUiitf from Fnim****,  I'liy.-i: ������������������ Wn find l/nm-l.iilr ������i*.!<nulhH  tor Injurieu and aUme.itH, but w������  Imvi'U'l iimmijii of it."  livery noldler jdiould carry a no**  or '/nm Tiulf, un nothing oucla nan**  nnd olnna bleedlm*; wo quickly; it  also prevent Idood-jHriuouliiK. COo,  all dniiitji-no, or Ztmvl.uk Co.,  Toronto,  ������m\ tSi*,d������b OaB.xt-\t-*ti$-J������>  I.J-.MJt"' i't'lH '  America's  ��������� Pioneer  Dog nometJIesI  BOOK  ON  IDOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  I Mailed free to nny address "by  ��������� IJI l> IISMC������������������  kSES  to nny  tbo Author  H.CLAY GLOVER CO., Inc.  118. West 31st Street, New York  Dust Causes Asthma���������Even n little  speck loo small lo see will lead lo  iiRonies whieh no words can describe-  The walls of the brcalhiu}*; lubes  contract and il seems as if the. very  life must pass. From Ihis condition  br. J-.D. Kellop-r.f's Asthma Remedy  brink'!* the. user to perfect rest and  health. It relieves the passages and  normal breathiuK is firmly established again, Hundreds of testimonials  received annually prove ils effectiveness.  Advertisers Are Not Pirates  Here is a nut for every householder to crack: The price of commodities which are advertised for sale has  risen ������������������������.���������)nch less than the price of  thinir'i never advertised. If yo-,i  haven't a hammer handy I'll crack  that nut for you. When any concern  has spent thousand** for advertising  il cannot afford to throw away luisi-  iii.v-, Ju a spc-ch.- of piratical ������ li.ci/;<-.s.  Not fin with the vendor (>f a bead of  cabbage or a ha*., of potatoes, lie is  restrained by nothing except the contents of your pocket.���������-Philadelphia  Ledger.  COOK'S   COHON   ROOT  COMPOUND  A safe, tellable rtsulatlrt. nxejL  elite. Sold in three degrees of  strentjUt. No. 1, $1; No. 3. tit  Ko..3, %S pe*r.t*ox. Sold by all  druffttl8t%flt-������e*tt pretfAid in  ^.plUut Duoknce- on receipt o|  "vju-lce. I'reL"pftiUi>lilet. Add res*  . Vllit Cpbrc MBDICtMB CO,  ��������� Toronto, OiiUFemteriu H'miftrj,  ftf 10SSES SUfiElV PREVENTED  by CUTTER'S BLACKLEG PILLS  (reMi.   rclUMoi I  ptctettci\hy  wrstem   Btor.V-  iii������ii,    l-ccauco tti������y i  protect wlivra othor  r.   .   . vnoolnci full.  Wrtti'lnrliootcIelHinUciiltmotjIal'l.  10 dosopke.Elacklog Pills, S1.09  50-Josoplfir.ClflCl'locrill**, $4.00  TJiificinv liilectur, but Oidtcr'o *ilrin>li\Kl aminttorxtew.  Tim ������uiil*rlc.rlly <it Cutif r rprh(lll^t���������i I.i due ������f> ovrr 1*  yearn ol t.necUll/lnu In VAt'CINiui AND hkuiimh  Otll.Y.   JtnilST ON CUrrKlCflj   It. UnoliUtnablj-tb  orilnr illrrct.  it  Tho Cuttar Laboratary, barknloy, Cullfornln  ^JJ������ I'  ��������� ������' I   ��������� '    HIM|ii������li������HW   ^|������  Ilia Share  Officer (to private)���������What the devil are you doiti*.*; down that shcll-  holei' Didn't you hcai* me s;iy wc  were out rijraiust four to one?  (.ieordio (a trade unionist)���������Ay.  Aa heard you; but aa've killed ma  fewer.���������J'tinch.  "GoiiiR to plant potatoes in your  | uarden this year?" "1 thought I  would, but when I looked up the  way to do it 1 found that potatoes  have to be planted in hills, ami our  yard is perfectly flat,"���������Baltimore1  American,  ��������� 4 w ,     ,,,.   j i���������-.h>,.<i \,\\i��������� .H'lli***v,'������lt.'t'*>ttt'*;  tV*r*,,.iK1^'it<i!tmmiHmemtitm>m*-iMmm  ''I'.ipa, when you are a diplomat  you try to make the other fellow believe, everythin-.-* you say, don't yon?"  **NT*Jl      I'.' 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'i'���������f,Hiuiia*������lt������Ji.������>*������iiu-i<r(*i(<iliJrUy. ������  ti    CUtF ?(.������ TMf t*.    VOU CINWAT tU������ H(IM i>v������M    K  S Hulrt ������t l������r������(r tttxx* Opllcttl morf.il or Ity M������U. f������  i    fi Atk MurlKi l>������ tlm*H U., C*iiei|������, Ui Fu������ BjoU ]*\  ri������ li'< >��������� tl III M( I llll IC till 111������111 111) IM 11IJ. til 111 ��������� U111 < J1111J It I) ut  ft  p)\  ll  '"-������-  ^f^������St{i^,^^>*!^^  iii  mm  H.I,jUUUli*l������tf|IUH"^  iiBt^������w.wfflw**t**aw^^^^Mfe 11 v3;-vi;.'^-������^:^V>.^ i ':!?'**������������������  K'*&-*MSK^^&3'i?^  ������f.-������a"  &  ! The Farmer aiid  TMe Hired Man  I'OR IN   HIS   HANDS  RESTS THE GREAT DECISION  *"p������  tulie Cause of the^Aliies Depends to a Very Large Extent on the  I Production of Abundant Crops, and Every Effort Should Be  4  Put Forth to Meet the Situation to the Fullest Extent  ll  |All  roads lead to the farm. 7 With-  out  the  active  co-operation   of    the  farmer  the wheels "of industry    that  drive  the  chariots  of war  would be  oh thc scrap-heap and the heel of the  Prussian invader on thc neck of liberty-loving mankind.   City folk, who  iif normal  times  get at least    three  meals a day, rarely stop to think of  the part the farm plays in ministering to  their wants  and  their    comfort.  Rarely do bankers or men    of  affairs  give  serious  thought  to     the  farmer   apart    from the contribution  he annually makes    to    the    visible  wealth  of  the  community.     Middlemen   take  a  keener interest   in     the  food producer, but it is thc interest  of nicn who  hope   to     reap    where  cthers  have  sown.   There  are times  when  the  thoughts  of  the  non-agricultural   classes   turn   to  the'   farm.  WJien crops fail and prices of foodstuffs soar, the people of the towns  arid. cities  are  disposed   to   attribute  the fault to the farmer..Little..effort  is; made to    co-ordinate    town    and  country, -'to bring producer and consumer into   touch,  and   to   obliterate  the lines of cleavage that too    often  keep  them_   apart.        The    average  townsman is* ignorant of the economics of farming. Pie canoe understand  why the farmer should not always be  willing to raise < an    abundance    of  crops .at low prices.     Problems    of  labor;  transportation,    marketing facilities, and market prices, over which  thc farmer has no control, do .not enter into his calculations.   He    has'a  vague idea that Agricultural Departments take good care of thc farmer,'  and see to it that the road between  the farm and the town is paved not  only with   good intentions,  but also  with legislative enactments that make  It attractive for the farmer  to  farm  not    for    a    living  only,  but  for  a  profit;.  War-has   restored  the   city   man's  perspective.   He now kno*vvs  that he  and the farmer have much in    common.   He  sees that both  have been  exploited by interested    middlemen;  that neither the farmer nor the consumer has had a square deal in the  past.!.Any  scheme of reconstruction  that does not free the    farmer from  the harassing restrictions now imposed upon his industry, by lack of facilities for marketing his products to  advantage, will be    strenuously    opposed^ by  the   consumer in  the  city  as well as by the tiller of the soil.  The  Railways  were  made   for  Canada, not Canada for the railways. The  . same 'sound  ethical principle  applies  to all; the artificial barriers  between  the farm and the town.  It is a disgraceful thing that, at the very mo-.  men when the thoughts of patriotic  men are turned  to  the  problem   "tof  increased food production, men    arc  gambling on thc Winnipeg market in  October wheat before the seed    has  been put in thc ground.-The famine  stares thc world in the face    unless  food production is  greatly increased  this ycar, is thc    deliberate    conclusion of competent    authorities    -who  cannot bc  regarded  as  mere  alarmists. TThc American continent, which  s free from the darker tragedies of  wuuet-t ���������  and  who   turned  the  barren  ness into a  fruitful garden.���������Toronto Globe.  Victory Ovcr Wounds  The  Disabled  Soldiers'  Resurrection  to a New Life of Activity  Canada should be as proud of her  wounded soldiers' victory over their  wounds.as she is of the glorious  fights in which they fell. Their struggle up from the depths of disablement is often as hard, and even as  heroic, as their desperate defence of  Ypres or their dashing* capture of the  Vimy ridge.  A preacher on Easter morning was  thanked for the inspiring sermon he  had just preached, on the resurrection. He said: "I'had my text sitting  in front of me���������a man in *khaki, w'ith  an empty sleeve. He has had two  resurrections already. He was buried  by a shell explosion, and was dug  out only just in time to save his life-  That was the first. He spent months  in hospital, fighting his way back to  health. That w*as the second.  "Doctoring and nursing of course  did much for him; so did the-eiecr-  cises-and occupations that they provide nowadays���������perhaps the best  part of tiie treatment. But the man  himself, was working omrhis own resurrection,  by resolutely putting his  own will-power into the task.    Now    ,���������^    vw ���������^. ���������  .,..���������   he is almost ready to go out into the 1 ft7l"partly"Vo"gaiu"the no Te"s7nec<  -world,  a better and  abler_ man,    hej sarv   experience" of   western   farmi  says, than he was before, in spite of  his lost arm.  "While the rest of us are thinking  of a resurrection beyond the -grave's  he has won a resurrection this side  of it, to a new life of activity and  independence amon������" his fellow-countrymen." ;  Authentic cases resembling that  are. not rare in the records" of the  Military Hospitals .Commission. Here  are a few that have just been communicated to jis,: A-  A  mechanic Avho   enlisted  in     the  A Good Suggestion For Both Parties  To Consider  , Many a western farmer has clamored for hired help, and when he has  got, it, it has ruined him. Labor  ;has always been scarce in Western  jCanada with the result that it has  'often been able to demand wages out  ���������pf all proportion to its value on the j  land. It is scarcer today than ever it  .Iras' been in the history of the country, and the question arises: "What  5s going to be done to put a reasonable limit ou the wages of the hired  .man?"  ���������'!   If he is allowed to put up his services to auction, and close with the  ���������-highest bidder,  a  new  rate  of    pay  i-will be established that will not readily be relinquished, even when prices"!  bf grain and cattle have dropped to]  a normal figure. A dangerous precedent is liable to be set that will ..spell  ilie ruin of many of our farmers  in  the years to  come.  ���������'!���������_ There is the obvious solution that  farmers throughout Western  Canada  should get together aud fix a standard  wrage for  skilled  and    unskilled  labor respectively,  the figures  to be  based on the season of the year. But  this would need a! basis of co-operation  that does  not  exist among our  farmers,  unhappily,   or    many    evils  they are subject to would speedily be  banished.  ��������� Let us look at the question from  ihe hired man's point of view. Per  haps in so doing we may find the  answrer, remembering that today's  hired man is tomorrow's hired man's  employer.  ! In the majority of cases, the farm  laborer is not in Western Canada  merely for a wage. He has his own  ambitions, fortunately for the coun-  tiy, which probably centre on a  homestead which he means to takc up  one day, wdien he has capital enough.  He hires himself 'out meantime,,  partly to acquire that necessary cap  neces  ry   experience   ot   western   farming  If...  FAY.  V-MB,  iSwl  A* f MM, A .B  JAU :iW JmH\m\  COMPENSATION FOR ALL WANTON DESTRUCTION  Cool-Headed Justice May Not Call for Reprisals an Kind, but  Wil! Certainly Impose Payment, for Damage Inflicted, Which  Will Mean Indemnities Running Over Years  -������������������ ��������� : o ��������� ,"'   Forest and Prairie Fires  Saskatchewan Takes Action to Overcome These Scourges  The possibility of preventing damage by forest and prairie fires in Saskatchewan wiii.be .greatly- facilitated  by a uew law which has recently  been enacted by the Saskatchewan  legislature. This law prohibits the  setting out of fires except when certain specified precautious are taken,  and provides for tiie appointment of  the reeve as chief fire guardian in  each rural municipality. All members  of-, the provincial police shall be fire  guardians, ex officio, under the hew  act.  Provision is made also for the ap-r  pointment of fire guardians in. utior  ganized areas. It is to be anticipated] of  course,  its  base in  therr-   theory  conditions. When the question of his  wages arises, he naturally stands out  for every cent he thinks lie can demand. Ahead of him are months of  rather irksome, and unquestionably  hard work the fruits of which, as he  sees it;-can Only be reckoned in dollars that will bring him nearer to his  own independence.  This sclf-centered--attitude is equally shared by the farmer, who sees in  the hired man a necessary piece of  human machinery, to whom so many  dollars  a month  must    be  paid    to  that the latter provision will pave  the. w7ay for co-operation with the  Dominion Forestry Branch, for the  better protection of areas immediately adjacent to forest reserves. The  new law includes a provision for the  permit system of regulating settlers  slash-burning    operations    in    forest  If there is left in the world any  principle of justice, the Germans -  must pay for the wanton devastation  they are making in France. It is it*,  vain that their dispatches plead military necessity. Law and custom of  the civilized wrorid limit such necessity. An army may destroy houses  and villages which hinder the use of  a particular terrain. Such right, however, is properly exercised only when  a battle is imminent. There is no  warrant for destroying a whole region, on the off chance that battles  will be fought somewhere within its  limits. In brutality ravaging one of  the fairest portions of France, the  Germans are consistent with their  record in Belgium and Poland.  Their cruel and ignoble policy has,  of the conduct of war. Other nations  expect to win by the impressions  their troops make on the armed foe.  Germany expects to win by striking  terror into helpless non-combatants.;  She hoped to hasten victory by, sacking Aerschot, Djnant, Louvain, and  scores of hapless villages.    She now  sections.   The  enforcement    oi"    this   hopes to make the f/ost of driving her  provision,  through  co-operation with   back intolerably heavy by creating a  Princess    Patriciajs   _Regiment    was] c7ank V\iplo������w"7rk7  is .... ...  war, has a great duty to fulfill in thc  production of surplus crops su'ficicnt  to meet the craving necessities of  countries more unfavorably circumstanced. Under the most favorable  harvesting condition-* thc situation  next ycar _will bc very grave. The  abnormal influences of war in thc  reduction of crop acreage must be  counterbalanced by a concentrated  effort on this side of the Atlantic to  avert thc appalling suffering" and privation that threaten the Allied countries through thc shortage in foodstuffs. Steps must bc taken, and  quickly, not only to increase Uu;  acreage, under crops, but also to provide for thc proper marketing and  distribution of thc crops when harvested. Waste must be eliminated  and prices so regulated that, the poor  as well as the rich shall havc a fair  Hhan*. of tbe.  fruits of the  land.  The appeal today ia to the. farmer.  In hit* hands rests the great; decision,  It is with uo desire to. force his hand  \ji lo limit hi.; freedom of action lhat  tlic itowns and cities are combining  to co-operate as far as possible in  restoring the balance of labor.' The  towns and cities have, discovered  when loo laic how much the cause  of the Allies in this war depends on  the farmer.    It is in his _ power    to  wounded, returned "to' Canada, spent  ���������firree months in a convalescent hospital, and now earns double his former pay, having taken full advantage,  of the mechanical drawing and arithmetic classes carried on there. Writing to the hospital instructor, he  says:  "When I enlisted, I was earning  about ?3 a day at my trade. At present,' and since my discharge from  military service, I am, technically, a  better man alb around; I am able  mow to hold a job as foreman in a  machine shop, with more than twice  thc salary I was getting before. This  benefit to me is greatly due to your  practical information, and my only  regret is that I wasunable, after my  discharge, to continue instruction  with you as you had advised."  Not every man, of course, can  "double his pay." But one of the  most cheering facts proved by experience during thc war has been  'this���������that almost all the disabled  men, including thc very seriously  wounded, can bc equipped once more  with power to earn a good living.  And often, as Lord Shaughncssy  said thc other day, the occupations  and training provided by the Military  Hospitals system "reveal astonishing  talents which even the man himself  did not know he possessed."  A Long Way From '76  Anglo-Saxon Race Finding Common  Ground on the Defence  of Liberty  British-Americans have nursed ever since 7>> the linn belief that the.  American Revolution was in its basic  principles a just revolution. They  have been proud to remember that iu  that great r.I niggle George Washington, an Englishman, led a nation of  Anglo-Saxons into battle against the  tyranny of a German king of England. Out of thia feeling' there has  grown throughout the country a'linu-  founded belief^ that ultimately the.  destinies of the two groat Anglo-  Saxon r.ices would again unite at  some future day in the defence of  Home common cause. An American-  British alliance is one of the. foremost hopes of such prominent British-Americans  as���������Viscount     Bryce,  Now surely these relations between  the farmer and the hired man in a  country like ..Western Canada are absolutely wrong. Except in the case  of large farms, employing' a number  of hands, and with the result of the  year's work practically guaranteed,  the present system of wages gives  rise to conditions diametrically opposed to, the best interests of both  farmer and hired man.  In seventy-five cases out of-a hundred, better and more profitable relations might bc established between  the two, on thc following basis  Let the farmer pay the hired man  a minimum salary of say $30 a month  and a bonus ou thc crop. Instead of  treating the hired man as a necessary  evil, and as a kind of living*mortgage  ou thc harvesting of his wheat, put  him on a partnership basis, and give  him a quarter, a fifth, or a sixth  share in the farm, thc extent of thc  interest to be determined by the sixc  of thc crop, the length of his services on the land, and his degree of  capacity and experience. An agreement should be drawn up by a local  solicitor, so that the hired man will  know that his interests are properly  protected, and that he is actually part  owner in the forthcoming harvest,  and can collect his share thereof, as  soon as it is threshed.  Such an understanding should redound to tbe benefit of both parties.  It would give the hired man a much  more enviable position, ten times th.*  interest in his work, aud tho opportunity to make a substantial slake,  considerably in excess of accumulated wages, by his own labor and initiative. It would give thc farmer a  comrade as anxious as himself to  harvest his crops on the most profitable, basis, and it would ensure that  thc land itself paid the man'*' wage,  according to the yield, whieh would  seem the .right and proper basis of  reinuneratiou.  Sclf-Rcnunciation  T;ii France joffre played the. part of  a great man. lie was lor two years  the idol of his country, and admired  the world over, lie used to declare  th sit he eared lit lie about: men    who  the Dominion Forestry Branch, m  the neighborhood of forest reserves,  will greatly reduce the danger of  damage to the forest reserves  through fires coming in from the  outside. Such fires have been a fruitful source    of damage in the past.  Reports on all fires arc to be made  to thc Provincial Fire Commissioner,  avIio will be in general charge bf the  administration of the law,.  The act prohibits the. throwing  away of matches, cigars and cigarette stubs, etc., without extinguishing same. It provides also that citizens may be required to fight fires  which occur within 15 miles in wooded- districts, and 6 miles in prairie,  country.  Fire guardians arc given authority  to make arrests for violation of the  act.  ��������� Provision is' made also for the safe  disposal of debris resulting from the  construction of roads, trails, telegraph or telephone lines, and railways, or from the clearing of land  for other purposes.  The. new act is thoroughly progressive and its enforcement will unquestionably go far toward reducing the  forest and prairie fire losses in Saskatchewan.���������CL.  Great Mineral Wealth  ^:^ii������������tt;;(te;S^'r^*-"  iu the Unit-  lic'haft" sent 'liis sons to thc fighting j "{'"P", "������,t:������ "���������*������������������->���������'-<���������.������ "- *-"'-  c t. Ut i.. ;. .. '���������;..- .,,,,.., i , ii,;-'r'' Mate*', a i*rr.'uvn"-nr of Bnti h horn  wui'l: lie JijiM ui\i.u ������ih UKm������-}   to **'��������� i .    >���������  , .  ������������������     .tit c / ������i , /���������������  cause   in  various  ways;  he  Imq'^n    ������ nght ior the defence of Old (dory,  liis hired help recruited for the army     '-vidcntiy th,*- Anglo-Saxon race    has  ..-.   ~ ~i..:..,..,      xt^���������,     .,( | lound once more a common  ground  Mineral Wealth of British Columbia  Could Take Care of-British War Debt  There arc enough minerals in Canada not only to pay tlic war debt of  the Dominion but of the whole Empire. Thc mineral wealth    of Canada  is like that which  was found in  the  Ural mountains from which the grand  dukes iu Russia secured fabulous fortunes, and it would not be surprising  if the Rockies  arc not a portion  of  the   same   formation   and    connected  by' a dip below the sea. This is how  thc Marquis of Qucensbury, one    of  the  leading  authorities    on    mining  matters, spoke recently at Winnipeg  on his way from British Columbia to  England,   intending   to,  interest   capitalists   there   in   some    of   the     new  claims hc has'.staked in the. Canadian  West. The people of Canada, he declares, need have no. fear about   the  war debt, as the mineral wealth    of  British   Columbia  alone    could    takc  care of that and also of the debt of  Great  Britain.   Hc. has  travelled    in  every clime aud tongue and his eon-  elusion is that Canadians do not realize the. real value of their heritage  in  the  iimiter  of natural    ivm.>i.. >\ s.  Some of the  greatest mining   camps  thc world has over seen, he saj", will  bc seen there before the next decade  has  passed-.     He   has    secured     ten  square,   miles   of  mineral   country   on  Porchcr  Island, which   he    proposes  to olfer to' the home government   on  condition  tliat they  e.il.iblihh a   >iiml-  ter  there.   The  marquis  says  he    vs  surprised lhat more Canadians do not  Ko in for  lhb> brunch of study, <.;.->:c-  ially those, who have interest in geology.   Most   of   the   prospector:-   now  in the field, hc says, have, an eye for  aud h'i  wilderness as she withdraws. How  shall such a nation be dealt with tu  defeat?  The danger is , some    casual    recourse to. lex talionis.    The time is  not too far distant. Twhen ' reprisals  for  Louvain  could be  made in    the  lovely cities    of  the     Rhine.  ~   The  Drachenfels might pay for    the    A'c-P  molisiied castl-e;   of    Gpucy.   \ -Such;-:'-  vengeance would be -just,  but    irii**P  taken.     Cool-headed    justice    would  impose simply payment for    damage  inflicted,    and    indemnities    running.  over years, and    reminding    children  of the sins of their fathers would be  a  fair  more    exemplary    retribution '  than reprisals in kind.  If this view is correct, it has a  distinct bearing on the peace terms.  As a preliminary to negotiations,  Germany should be required to surrender Hamburg and Bremen. It is  only through possession of the great  custom houses of the empire that  there can bc any certainty of collecting the vast indemnities which  Germany will owe. The: custom  houses should be held until the guarantees for payment are adequate. It  v.'ould be an exemplary act if the  entente allies should commit thc estimate of 'indemnity to an impartial  tribunal, as The Hague court. Nothing wrould more strengthen theprin-  cipie of international arbitration.���������-  Prof. F.J. Mather, of Princeton, in  New York Times.  New Elevators  had great military reputations to pre. only lhe commonest ores and hi  the  serve; lu; was looking rather for men m������>.*'t v.dn.iblv  oi;..-, go untouch'.'..  who were about to earn  great repu- ,   ������""^' 1 ���������   .  lations.  The day came when he was Pood  Profiteers  Are  Traitor".  and has uot,.complained. Now, at  the eleventh hour, hc Is asked to i]o  the impos.'iiblc���������to produce more  crops. But with him, ar. with thc  lads at the front, the impossible is  thc way of duty, of patriotism, of  earrilice. Because the task seems bn  ��������� JM/.    1ij������    -<>>i't    ('\ctt    if,   ill    l\xf  in the defence of liberty.���������Baltimore  Star.  V'  Fond Hope  Father--You   have,     bcni  asked   to accept  the.  principle  as applied   Pi   hiin<"<,lf~~h'*     was   risked     lo  stand aside with  the grout reputation  he had won, and make, way for Gen  oral Nivelle  General JoflVe was equal to It. lie  stepped aside. He. did not get angry  and go into polities, but kept on doing* whatever waa re-purrd- of him.  If l;hq story of General Joffre is any-  , - -,     , ,, ,.   ,niu"M?J thing'like  what  it  is  popularly  sup-  ahrad of your allowance, Robert. ph^d to be be will be a fine    figure  '       III   I'l.llOJ .V,   iu������i,_iJjJJ,y    iuj     ������yii,ji.   nc   OUI,  in   which  be  nnule  of'these npaclmia timefl. lie will faccl hoping for n  ion'g time that'the' ai-i h\u'1fo7\bc"spirit''in' w  p in the -plrit of bl" forebear**, vlK������!kv::!,,. ,vot,i,i ,*.-< ngthen up rnourb'^W   "for     hil     iu"*e������  ���������cCiJ.dmeJ thfi waste places of Canada'to overtake inc. ���������lloalou Tiansc.iipt-', *-,|lir, (  The monopolist who exacts un  i-e;ijj|-iir.ibb* price���������; from llu* i'iui:'ilian  public i'or necessaries of life jn-l because .war condition:; cn.cblc. him to  do so is just as elfrctivily a tr.iiloi  as tin* munition maker who robn ihe  government in a deal for war supplies. It aiiMJiints to the. same thin������������������������������������--  Ihe weakening of national streucili nt  a time when to weaken il. is a ciiinc.  The food profiteer deserves thc. v.inn*  -puiiidnut'iM   as   th*1*  munitions    proli-  I      j        . i r      , , 1  lee j   ��������� .i ic i    i"'iii    'I,    i it, jn    jj. .,.. i ,, .,      ,i  i-oiiil   deal   uiciii-    than   they   si*em   .it  iOf >j��������� 1 ot un io . aii iii������' ������*���������  t.~  roia  A String oF Forty Elevators to  B&  ;  Erected in Alberta This  Year  Elevator companies are planning ta  construct this spring a large numbet  of new storehouses in Alberta. The  Alberta Farmers' Co-operative company counts on putting up forty elevators in the province before thc 1917  crop is ripe, to reach from the Peace  River to the southern boundary. Already 36 sites have been secured, and  negotiations are under way for the  remainder. All railway lines are being treated . impartially, and uew  structures will appear this year on  practically every branch line in the  province.������*"Thc total cost of the elevators is placed roughly at $350,000,  and the capacity of thc structures  will run all thc way from 35,000 to  65,000 bushels each. Thc buildings  will be planned much thc same as  those*already in use by this company,  with all modern handling and storing  facilities.  Placing the average storage capacity of. these elevators at 40,000 bushels, the. total additional capacity  wliich will be provided by this company for the 1917 crop will be 1,600,-  000 bushels. Work is to be commenced atj'onee, and about 150 men will be  employed.  Rctipobibilily  oT the ������'Professor*-;  It is the professors who are mosl  responsible for Gcnuan-y'.s failure to  understand the psychology of other '  peoples or, for that matter, to recognize that psychology calls ior coin-  moii-s'cnsc in its practitioners. The  German people and the German government havc hern filled up bv the  prof'-1'*���������������������������"*>������������������������������������������ -ujiili <'f������ncrali-/:itimi������ bribed  nn no facto al all or no tacts unil-  luniiu'.i led   hy   the   I (Melting*,   of   ccnu-  mon-sense. Coupled with the fundamental generalization of the. Teuton "race" as the darling of d-"*.iii*v  and. evolution went the genci.di  ���������/ntion of l1'ranee as a dccrnciutc nation that could not light, of hngl'iud  as a ahopkecpipfl; nation that would  not  fight, of Huswia nl a scml-bcmjal  nation    HUH    lj>l);111    in:   km    uiu   tu    ,t.  count except ivlin^ needed as a  bugaboo for Socialist-..-- Fiow* tow  New York livening I'o������t.  ;I11I  p  /  BHuBBwHI  IWlMy.lM^^ BBBSwiiiiBiJj^ffi  K&';������f:vS;  A'^fA.'  miiii iji i jinn..i.^nji iin. u. hj).ij,f."4.J/'1!.  '*?���������'������������������''  ;-vf--3-,-rf>;-;.v>s'i!Sfei-'*.:::: ;;���������������������������;r^  THB CRESTS BEV5BW  l&-  *c?,vi.  ������5������  Fruit Growers & Shioeers  What are you going to do -with  your Strawberries, Cherries, Bite?  Owing to the lateness of the season it is evident that all districts  will be shipping at one time.  Your berries must be handled to  the best possible advantage with  the least possible expense.  That is to say, there must not be  three different charges before returns reach you, if you are to receive the results of your labor.  Look at your returns "for the past  year; study the cause, and shipTThe  VERNON FRUIT CO., I.TD.  You will only ha.ve one commission in reaching the retailer, and  you will be shipping to a British  Columbia firm which devotes _itself  exclusively to tat; handling of I5-C  goods, has always made tho highest  returns to shippers.  Credit notes will be mailed daily*  payments twice a month.  You will not have to wait months  to find out what yours goods are  bringing.  We do not pool sales; al! goods  are sold on then? merits, that is to  .say, good shippers receive the  highest returns.  Ship to us for results. _Distri-  buting Cent-res: Calgary, Kduion-  ton, Medicine Hat. Alberta; Saskatoon; Regina, Saskatchewan.  Local and Personal  Bibth--In Creston, on June llth  to Mr. and Mrs. Dauid Scott, & son.  Birth���������In Creston, on June 18th,        to Mr. and Mrs, R. M. Beid, a daughter-10f Mrs. Jas. Stocks.  Miss Phyllis Lyne, who has spent  the past couple of months with  friends at Cranbrook, returned on  Wednesday.  Mrs. O. A. Hunt and Miss Adamson  of Kitchener are spending a few days  in town this week.  Miss  Oiive   McLarty arrived from .  Bethany, Virginia,   on Tuesday, and  us"jSB������   or  will spend a few weeks here, the guest  vision over the Creston Valley for the  last few years, will not be along this  way for some time: He has retired  from the government work,, and en-  overseas service with the  Mrs. W. B. Forward left on Sunday  for Almira, Wash., where she "wiii  spend a few weeks visiting her  daughter, Mrs. Alison.  Payments to the Ci'eston Valley  Branch of the Canadian Patriotic  Fund for May were only $88.76���������the  army service corps at Victoria. . Mr.  Middleton enjoys the confidence and  friendship of every rancher in these  parts, all of whom wiii wish hi*n good  luck, godspeed and a safe return.  Mrs. J. i������. Fulmer  ������  1"*'.������Xk������������������l.������*7   ������ftm.  xxraxtjtxi,  ana cnifdren iei*r.  and *riJl visit  the next two months with friends at  Cowley. Macleod and Medicine Hat.  Miss   Connie  fc^jf-hAW-"**.        \% #������������������������������ -Z.  VE  nnn   STruif  iiuii  nun  ESTABLISHED 1908  03., Ltd.  ft  i yei������? w  . These preparations will kill Cut  Worms and all other insects which  destroy your garden vegetables.  Paris Green in a solution put on  soil around plants, and Hellibore  dissolved in water and sprinkled-  over them, will kill all insects without in the least injuring plants in  any way.  Do not be idle and -see  plants being cut off when  preparations are at your service.  your  these  McCarthy,   who has  a  couple    of  weeks  vacation,   returned   to  duty   at  St.  Sugene    Hospital,     Cranbrook,     on  Wednesday.  Dr. Frank, the Nelson vet., was a  professional visitor here on Saturday,  making a government inspection of a  car of beef cattle the P. Burns Co.  unloaded here the day previous.  The City Bakery re-opened for business on Tuesday as a bakery *and  restaurant with Chinese management.  Sam Woo has leased thepremises and  has one of his countrymen ia charge.  Elder New by of Spokane opened a  series of meetings on behalf of the  Latter Day Saints work in the Audi  torium last night, and wiii continue  I them as long as the attendance  warrants.  Creston Indians were at Cranbrook  in considerable numbers for the  annual Corpus Christi celebration.  Luke, the Duck Creek four-time  bridegroom, was among the celebrities from here.  C. H. Phillips, who is in charge of  the creamery at Cranbrook, is spending a couple of days ia the Valley,  looking up old and new patrons for  teh creamery, which is expecting to  considerably increase its output oyer  last season.  Chas. Rykert, the Dominion iinmi-  gartion inspector at Port Hall, was a  yisitor here on Friday -. evening, to  prosecute Dallas Fortner, who was up  before the local magistrates that night,  and found guilty of entering Canada  without the necessary permit.  *������mr������������������11*fca+   ���������������*������^w*4"l������*.*   *MAAw.n 4Ulc    maqji  mmmxxmB**%K&v vftwitvaa cs itiwuac v**xt* jrv&w*.  The newly-imposed poll tax for the  Greston Valley will be collected by  provincial police officer Forrester,  according to notice lu B.C. Gazette.  Ci'eston   school trustees haye their i  June meeting on   Monday   evening,  when the estimates for the uew year,  which starts in July, will be prepared.  Miss Elsie Hendren of the telephone  central staff is spending a well-earned  two weeks* vacation with  friends at  Nelson.   In hsr   absence Miss  ������H  Carr is on duty in her stead.  The next Red Cross effort will be an  afternoon tea* and evening of amusements on the spacious grounds of  Charles Moore, on Wednesday, June  27th, which is hoped will be largely  attended,  The last of the Valley's 1916 export  apple crop went out on Friday iast,  when Chas. Hagerman parted company with half a dozen boxes of likely  looking Spies, which were billed to  Wattsburg.  Although the weather that evening  was anything bnt favorable there was  a good turnout for the band dance, in  ���������the Auditorium Friday night. As a  result almost $25 was realized for the  band uniform funds.  Creston Drug & Book Go.  Phone 67        -       CRESTON  Kafle by the rid reliable  Mayfly-Harris Go.  Don't    experiment   with  some cheap U.S. machine.  Get a Sprayer that  JL ml    **m******mmw>*mmmm*mmmmmm**mmmwmmmwm*mmmm*ms*ssm*M*m****i  ia guaranteed by a  home concern in your  home town, that will  *mm*m*mmm**mm* utm������+*m*m*mm*mm**������m*m*m**s*msm*m*m*  work when you want it.  Greston Auto & Supply Co.  R. S. BEVAN, Mgr.  The C.P.R. paint crew of about  seyen men arrived on Tuesday morning and will be here for several days  decorating the station, water tank  and section house. The old standby  red is disappearing and the buildings  brightened up with a dark yellow  with green trimmings-  Big John Alexander, one of the  local Indians, who has been on a  hunting trip in the Proctor country,  came in on Tuesday, bringing three  hear skins���������two brown and one  black. This has been one of the boBt  seuson's the Indians have had for bear  hunting in several years.  Mr. and Mrs. C. O. Quist left on  Wednesday for Metiskow, Alheat***.,  where they will visit relatives nnd  friends for a few weeks. Reports  Mr. Quist has been getting are to the  effect that grain crops in that part  never looked more promising at this  time of year. His sons are operating  two sections of land.  Friends of Rev. J. S. Mahood of  Quconts Bay, who iu in charge of the  English Church work in Creston Valley ns well, will sympathise with him  in the bad news he received late last  week that his son, Pte. R. J. Mahood  is reported missing. Pte. Mahood has  been at the front almost since the  start of the war, going over with the  second Canadiat contingent.  The water on the flats was at its  highest point on Tuesday, when it wns  found necessary to remove the cattle  at the Reclamation Farm to the higher grounds for a few days pasture  At that time, however, th������ ICnotenay  River was utmost four feet below the  level of tho bank. At Bonners Ferry  the river was 24 feet abovo normal on  Tuesday morning according to an  official statement.  The Valley just at present is well  supplied with moisture. From Saturday morning until Tuesday night  some very heavy downpours happend-  ed along, and for the period slightly  better than one inch of rainfall was  recorded.  The list of persons entitled to accept  names for the voters list in Kaslo  riding has just bees issued. There  are 28 such officials of whom nine are  from Creston, twoffrom Erickson and  one each from Canyon City and  Sirdar.    12 of the 28 are ladies.  Chas. Forcelund. of Porthill was a  Creston visitor on-Tuesday, taking  out the necessary license fora silver-  lead claim he has afc Wynndel. He is  a bit of an old timer injthe prospecting  game as this is the twenty-fourth  consecutive  license ne has taken out.  The biggest single carload of posts  that has gone out of Creston in many  months was loaded yesterday by  Kennedy & Mangan. There was almost 3500 in the load, loaded in a  Pennsylvania line coal car. This is  about three times the quantity an  ordinary box car will carry of this  sort of timber.  Mesdames Goodwin and J. W.  Hamilton were hostesses at a very  successful Red Cross 10-cent tea on  the grounds of the latter on Wednesday afternoon. The weather was an  ideal for an outdoor gathering of the  sort, and the affair was well attended.  The day's intake was $10.70, about  $1.25 of which was from a sale of  flowers.  Two horses belonging to Luke, a  Duck Creek Indian, were killed by  either a freight or the eastbound  passenger on Monday morning on the  C.P.R. right of way about a mile west  of Creston. Thoy were rather good  animals���������as Indian _ horses go���������and  Luke is making a claim through  Indian Agent Galbraith for substantial damage from the railway  company.  Cunning; the mind reader, etc.. and  his supporting company played to  splendid busiucHS in Mercantile Hall  on Monday and Tuesday nights, providing an entertainment that gave  the highest satisfaction. Among hla  moat interesting predictions locally  are thoso to the effect that the war  will bo ovor in November this year,  and that from now on the water on  the flats will start to go down right  away.  M. S. Middleton, assistant provincial  horticulturist,   who  has  had   super  sets  Saddtsf and Hamma**  Repairing a Speemtly  B, 0. Wholesale & Retail Fruit Harket  718 Third ���������������������.       -       LETHBRIDGE       -       ALBERTA  To nil Growers concerned :    We have mado complete  arrangements for our Mailing and Shipping Addrcun to be  mmt.    St XummmtmrnmU-    Wt* mm mmm*'0%,Zr       fl     *%m*\\%\\%.*������* *&****%.      Im.mm.mm  *jr*t**0f   M.    a MMM.*.    -J-/M-UA ������������������>V*>]    mmmmm***mm**rm .*���������*���������������������������*<u������jj, A  *.* *,%*.*  We five p!t"*u-*������"'l to ftvmounro that- we ������hn\) I*-* ready for  hut'iiu'SH as soon tui BUttWuwi5<**" ai-e i-u-uly foi iiiui-������eliug.  A. UNDLWY, Manager.  Attention, Fruit Shippers  The Creston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd., is a limited company  doing business under the Companies Act, and Independent  shippers of fruit are warned that they have no right to  inake shipments in boses which are stamped with the name  Cresfcon *rait Growers Union, Ltd.  As we have arranged fco confine shipments of fruit to certain  agencies on certain markets it can be seen at once that the  arrival ojf fruit on these markets not shipped by us but  bearing ������very indication on the boxes that the fruit has  come from the Union is bound to cause friction between the"  seising agjents and ourselves.  Under the circumstances we feel that all that is necessary is to  appeal fco 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 fco  take energetic action to  protect the interests of Union shippers.  ���������   <n  LIMITED  ���������=   A  r*ew  mtm.mVi%lm.  Crompton s a la Grace  its. Mediumfigure, pair.........,,....  369. Medium Bust, average figure, piiir.  390, Low Bust, medium figure, pair."...  319. Iibv*'Bust, slight figure, pair......  369, ?4sdium Bust, average figure, pair..  431. Medium Bust, long hip, full figure..  505. Low Bust, long hip, average figure..  Ask for Illustrated Catalogue and price list  of new {models of Crompton Corsets, free.  $1.00  1.50  1.50  1.50  2.00  2.50  aoo  Full line of Spring  Hosiery   for   Children/ Boys  Girls and Ladies  including Buster Brown Hose for Boys, good  wearers at 30 and 35c. pair. Also Buster  Brown's Sister in a fine 1-1 rib lisle-finished  Hose at 35c.  na  Creston Mercantile Company  LBB.1BTED  Mwunffmiiwiuui  We carry a complete  stock of  I  asr-raK^s-    I  s*^\\������  _^^_  _* ^r *^ ������ ^     -  m  ������  when in need of any-  #������������������41 WW*  tbr*  mmm      MhMmxm**.  Ja.ia.i-.       XmixUta.%J  ������������������am      t**** W*  Utmlxix'***      WljUAMiiiJ  and   get   our   prices.  tyrHfllfl^UDO  f!ittf   I Httthftf  ���������IP DO #       GLURIBMftSa  WBOVUtAHB 0  !  LIMITED  1  mmmm

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