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Array - -ft  "    DEC Z 119H  /  //  f  THE    CRESTON  REVI  No. 48  CRESTON, B.C., FRID4.Y, DECEMBER 18, 1914  6th Year  i   .  i  i  i  M .  y *  ^  7  I  /  _*   )  <  .  l  l>  I  Local and Personal  Monday is  year.  the shortest  day of the  shopping  until  SIRDAR  Mrs. Loasby  to Vancouver.  is home from her trip  '  .Don't   leave -yonr  Christmas eve.  A grand ball is on the program for  New Years night.  Wanted���������Second hand buggy in  exchange for wood:���������X Y Z Review  Office.  Put. in an appearance at the skating rink. meeting in. Mercantile Hall  to-night at 8 o'clock.  Mrs. Geo. Hendron and two children, left on Wednesday for a visit  with friends in Toronto.  ��������� Miss Gertie Knott, who has been at  Normal School, Vancouver, is home  for the "Christmas vacation.       -,  The English Church Sunday School  Christmas tree has been arranged jfor  Wednesday afternoon, Dec. 23rd.  - Another $5 was added to the Patriotic' Fnnd this week���������J.���������B. Moran's  monthly contribution to the cause..  , P.Neale of Cranbrook has joined the  ' staff at the drugstore to help out with  the Christmas and New Year rush.  Mr. McMillan, chief forester for East  Kootenay, of Cranbrook, is paying the  Creston district an official visit this  Week. . -        ;  The I2ug.is_i Clu-rcli oca-vice as usual  on Tuesday next at the schoolhouse.  Mrs. Cam, Mrs. Tuohey, and Miss  McVicar were visitors at Creston on  Wednesday.  Colds and "pink eye are quite prevalent among the children here, though  fortunately none of the cases are serious.  Mr. Loasby has just received word  that he has been chosen as Sirdar's  repcesentative on the Creston District  Conservative Association.  Mrs. Cam's last word from her husband "was .very cheering. His injuries  are sufficiently improved that he hopes'  to get leave of absence to spend Christmas with Yorkshire friends.  The closing exercises at the school  take place this afternoon. There will  be recitation, musical numbers and a  playlet by the Children and?'the grand  finale will be a;Chr_stmas tree. Miss.  Mc Vicar has an attractive program  arranged and an enjoyable afternoon  is assured.  Enemy Shells  British Towns  KITCHENER  Messrs. Topham   and   Connolly  of  Cranbrook   were   among  the  many  ���������V-- "  r\mr%   4>s\   4-w������������   4* l-i >"*������������������������*������   ������������������*-"���������������_-  ' Show your appreciation of the Creston band, by beingJ present at their  concert, dinner and dance Saturday  "night.  Tom Bundy   left   on   Tuesday   for  Crows'Nest, where he will relieve the  C.P.R. agent who is taking a month's  - holidays.'  ,. Get-6 lbs.-of mixed Butternuts, Wai-  wits and Hazelnuts for the Christmas  -season, $1 delivered.���������Rev. J.E.HeaTey,  * Erickson. -        ��������� .  ~- Attorney General -Bowser ahd Minister of Lands Ross will go" through  .Creston to-day en route for a meeting  at Fernie to-night.  Timely Christmas announcements  in this issue by the City Bakery, F. H.  Jackson, Lancaster & Co., Mercantile  Co.    Read them all.  - The scholars of Creston school have  forwarded a donation-of $7 to the  Princess Mary Fund���������to purchase  Christmas gifts for the soldiers at the  front.  Rev. J. E. Healey of Erickson took  the services in the Presbyterian  Church on Sunday. Rev. W. G. Blake  being absent on a similar mission at  Nelson that day.  Paddy Hope who is with tho First  Canadian Contingent at Salisbury  Plains, w_*ltes that the English system  of having flvo meals a day has made a  great big hit with him,  7 Tho store windows at the Mercantile  Co., Lancaster's, Jackson's and the  drugstore never presented a butter  Cln-Istmns appearance nnd speak well  of the tasto of tho window dressers.  Mrs, J, H, Doyle of Cranbrook, wife  of mine host Doyle of the King George hotel, and daughter, Miss Beriui-  dette, arrived In Creston on Wednesday, ond will mako thoir homo hero In  future.  Tuesday's cold dip was t ho severest  to date, the meicury going down to  ono above zero. It was up to throe  above on Wednesday. At Cranbrook  und Fernie it was 22 below tho same  morning.  Creston Rod Cross Auxiliary mado  Us first shipment of goods for tlie soldiers at the fiom this week. Among  pthcr things sent were: 512 pahs sox,  12 pairs wristlet*-, 20 pairs mittens, 0  night Hhirts, etc.  -Mrs. Jackson, nr., of Worcester,  England, arrived In Civ, ton on Tuesday, on a visit tb her pom:, Frank and  Walter, and may decide to inuko lier  ST.*     ���������     ....... xj.tn I.. .i..^|'i'<ij^,    ..������������.������������ x.xx.  and Mrs. Frank Jackson.  Mlko Walsh, one of tho valley'" b. ul  known prospectors, Is In -droston this  week. He spent the summer at Alns-  worth, barring some three weeks in  iNeiMon iioHpii,al Willi Mu-oaii tri-ouiiu*.  lie will winter on* hii-Vlaim at Wynndel, where ho propose." taking out  copper ore.  Red Cross Goods Shipped  The Creston Red Cross Auxiliary  wishes to acknowledge the following  donations:  Wool���������Mrs. Lancaster, Mrs. Moore,  Eiderdown���������Mrs. Lancaster.:  Leather, &c���������Mrs. Crompton.^  Wristlets���������Mrs. Cook.  Sox���������Mrs. Maxwell, Mrs. Stark.  Mittens���������Mrs. McMurtrie.  Shirts���������Mrs-Lyne, Mrs. Stark.  Belts--Mrs. r_dcMurtrie.  Also a cheque from Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson. The bosjes placed in the'varipus  business houses contained on Dec? 8th  $8.20, and the society hopes that all  the sympathizers of the great .movement will continue to contribute .as  liberally as possible so .that the work  may he carried on effectually.  On December Oth the first bale of  finished work was despatched to headquarters at Nelson. It contained the  following garments':  12 pairs wristlets.  20 pairs mittens.,    ��������� ���������  12 pairs machine-made sox.  14 pairs hand-knitted sox.  5   surgical shirts. '-*  flannel day shirts.  housewifes.  belts.   .?���������  paii-s bed sox.  night shirts.  The depot over Mr, Lancaster's store  will bo open next Wednesday, December 23rd from 8 to. 4.80 and not' again  until Xvaiuary 10th.  2  4  4  0  0  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  More Club Gospel  Editor Ri.vjkw :  Sin,���������The letter by Layman in your  IiihI issue is one worthy of notice, indeed, Tlie outlinoB sketched by him  need but little filling in and Creston  would have an Institution to bo proud  of. It is a black mark against the  otherwise fair record of (his growing  town that we have not hud such a club  running for the past few winters.  Ono of the big objections to tho  scheme is tho cost of the same, but  once a truly co-operative spirit is displayed by our lending citizens, clergy  and laymen, too, there would be no  doubt of lhe success of the venture.  ,  it inuKt bo apparent to any observing man that 1 lie youth of the district  is not what it might be Insofiirns good  clean sport Is concerned and, Mr. Editor,' mere's the pity.  Whore Is tho local athletic, baseball,  hookey, curling, 1< olball, or the doKon  and one other clubs and loumt. thutwc  used at various times and seasons to  interest and to provide the opportunity for the bcnollelul letting of spirits,  uo neci'Hsai-y lo the jounger members  of any community.  Layman also mentions the Metho-  ili-.ii c-luh,   niMiiuiuru  i>y lliu. irinircii.  vv uul- iiet.a>it in   |i4..iriu.iy  .������i_ ������������������������������������_���������.,, uu.  why is that Institution still running  under the same roof, handicapped  Boveroly in many ways, although many  Yesterday's war news took one's ener the  breath away, almost. On Wednesday season,  the eastern coast of England was bombarded by a squadron of Gerinrn cruisers which crept down through the fog  and trained their guns on Hartlepool,  at the mouth ofthe Tees; Whitby, 35  miles southward, and Scarborough, a  pleasure resort, 15 miles beyond.  .Outside of demonstrating that the  British naw haB a big contract on its  hand in keeping the high seas clear of  the enemy's ships, even off Britain's  shores, the incident has no''military  significance.  The Review received the following  special despatch covering the situation  late yesterday afternoon:  London, Dec. 17���������The Daily Telegraph correspondent in the three ?bom-  barded towns gives the following details of the!��������� fiction of the German ships  in differrnt localities: /  .Hartlepool:. Tlie enemy's ships were  damaged by tlie .coast baiteries. One  of the light? crliisers was afire as the  fleet st^nieda-^ay to the north. One  of the killed'������������������ ii&East Hartlepool -was  a Salvation Aru^y officer.  ..?WhJitby?:??'^^e;;ye-selfif ^steamed?close  in to Whitby. ?;Their first shot lodged  in tbe side of east cliff- doing no damage. The? tanjf^^ding of? the ships  was faulty and^miist.of the shells fell  short, although -Some of them fella  half-mile Iniana. and mueh damage  was dbne -to px;iyate houses' in Fish-  ^urh;Park?a :h$f^mile inland, Damage at Jl|iddq\^eld, a suburb, was  chiefly "tp??Cur?y!s school where the  boys had j uf-jt^biumenced morning  lessons..���������������������������'��������� Tliey? ;fted from.7the..'scho.pl-  hou.se:'a,nd too^gfuge^n^rhy places  of safety. '���������   "?  ?':'Y'-' ���������-������������������; r-j"v*:-?' ?..- ���������  Scarborough?: '-.First ?l>6mbardment  lasted twenty minutes "and then stopped for three minutes while warships  '.turned on their course. Then it began  again and lasted ten minutes when the  invaders made straight for sea at top.  spee.d, All the damage done was to  buildings which''-were without the  slightest military volfie. There are  plenty of signs of the German visitation, such as unroofed houses, shot-  pierced towers, and holes iu walls of  ono of the central thoroughfares which  is littered with wreckage. There is  hardly a houso in the central part of  the town that escaped a few broken  windows.  London: A despatch te the Daily  Express from Hartlepool says as the  Gorman fleet steamed out ta sea they  dropped mines to prevent any ships  from following in the wake.  Middleborough, England, Doc. 17  ���������Latest reports of tho killed and  wounded as ti result of... the German  naval raid shows that at Hartlepool 29  wero killed and 50 injured, while at  West Hartlepool 00 woro killed and 80  wounded and tho majority of the victims wero civilians. About eight of  the killed und 2.7 of wounded were men  engaged In coast defense work but of  the remainder most were civilians  who wore shot whllo they were at  work In the streets br while in their  own homes.  lost  few days of the deer  J. T. Burgess made a trip to Cranbrook last week.  '-F. Callander,-the game warden, spent  several days in this district, looking  for offenders of the law or deer, but  "we did not hear of him catching  either.  The closing of the deer season and  tho cold weather has caused the Indians to move toward the setting sun.  Capt. Forrester, Creston, Provincial  police, was looking over, our city one  day this week. : -   :'-^  L. C. Payette has been laid up for*,  repairs this week, he having a healing  on the west side of his jaw.  J. E. Miller made a business trip to  Creston this week.  G. A.. Hunt started sleigh hauling  i last Monday.   He is taking out piling,  poles and railroad ties.  DUCK CREEK  F*. Ofner spent Tuesday in Creston.  Miss  Anna  Hagen  was a Creston  caller Saturday.  Don't forget   the school  entertain-  miss  a  good  ment   tonight.   You'll  thiug if you stay away.  The coldest night this winter was  Tuesday rtiglit when the temperature.  dropped to 1 degree above zero.  Miss Annie Johnson, who has spent  the last six months in Nelson,,returned to_aer.homehere.for,Christmas.. ..  - Despite 'the'?* hard? times, the  Christmas mails despatched from the  Wynndel office were heavier than  usual this.year.  A small cayuse, color between a bay  and a roan, was killed on the track  ait Duck Creek on Thursday lost by the  west bound passenger.  An excellent afternoon's skating was  enjoyed by a large crowd on Sunday  afternoon. The ice was in perfect condition and everyone had an awfully  jolly time.  .The postmaster announces that his  offlco will be open during the usual  hours on Christinas Day for the receipt and despatch of mails and for the  sale of stamps, postal notes, etc.  Mike Walsh, a, well known prospector in this locality, returned to Duck  Creek from Aiuuworth on Friday last.  He intends to spend his winter taking  out copper ore from his property at  Wynndel.  There seems to be a report circulating freely round this district to the  effect that a number of young men  from here, who have volunteered for  active service with the third contingent, have' been before the doctor and  passed the medical examination. They  wish to make it known that this is entirely incorrect as up to the present  thero has been no call for further volunteers, and they will not be inspected until such call comes.  lads have spent many joyous and beneficial oyenlngs In lis warm shelter.  Had the parents but a trifling Interest In tlm development of the rising  generation or a regard ab all for the  conduct, at least, of these lads many of  whom are approaching manhood, that  same club would have long since bm-Rt  its eon fin oh nnd bloppouied out, Into  something greater; too much for any  church to manage single-handed, but  one needing the controlling influence  of our good men, all of them, asleep uo  longer, but doing their duty as parents, men, patriots; finding It pleasure  indeed to give pleasure to others that  so sorely need It.  Thiinlfbiir vim fer vmiv ermH'OiiyfMr.  Editor. Anotiikii Layman.  CRANBROOK  Moyle hcltool may have to cIoho after  ^"*.l...|,,������ ���������������. f. ..  ...������   I. t.f...,.,-. I     f.S t..f.tf   r,m t.,..A,.  tt* twv On< te������i������*b������������r������.  The proposal to undertake the establishment of a co-operative creamery  In Kelowna is still a very live Issue.  "Pink eye" Is quite prevalent among  tho small children of the city.  The soup kitchen at tho city police  station has considerably lessened the  callers ut the hack door asking lor a  haud out.  The elty's public market will be  opened on Saturday Deo, 10. Tho  Farmers InwtiLute aie bucking il.  450 birds were on exhibition al the  poultry show last week. The poultry  building was too small to accomodate  4*4t   trill)  lltlilt, MIKJtVll.  Idaho Talking  Flats Drainage  Across in Idaho Senator Brady has  started in to make good his pre-election promise to keep after the government until the work of reclaiming the' ;  Kootenay flats was completed.  According to 'the Bonners Ferry  Herald Charles W'Reeder? of Spokane, one of ? the largest land-owners  of the overflowed land of the Kootenai  valley, is optimistic over the assurances he has received that international co-operation will be given in the  reclaiming of the 80,000 acres of over-'  flowed land lying along the Kootenai  river in Idaho and British Columbia.  Senator Brady asserts he has been  assured by Prenaier McBride of the  hearty co-operation of British Columbia* in every practical way"in order to  secure the drainage of the Valley, provided the cost of such work is found  to be within reason, and that the B.  C- engineers will continue their investigations next year to coyer Kootenay  Idkt;and the Cdlu'mbiaRiver.?  The senator further ?��������� assured. Mr.  Reeder that the United States government would put men in the field early  next year*1 to survey? the river .aiid  lands. .���������;'���������..  Senator Elliot has . also been busy  with the responsible authorities across  the line and following is p'art of a letter he has had from S. H. McCrory,  chief of .drainage investigation for the  U.S. department of -agriculture.  "Since returning ?tor Washington I  have given the matter %i this division  making a survey of the Kootenai valley considerable study. As nearly as  I can estimate a survey of this project  from the Boundary line to^ Crossport,  Idaho, would cost approximately .  :$4i250^Y?YY";^-^f'Y-Y* >%:*'*���������**���������������������������''��������� ti:_.��������� ���������'?":---."���������' ���������������������������  This survey would include lines of  cross levels across the river valley at  approximate intervals of one half mile  meanders of both banks ofthe river  with levels and transversing of such  streams as come from the mountains  into the Kootenai river valley. Cross  sections of the river- channel would be  mode at intervals of approximately  one mile. The information would be  compiled and'a report and maps prepared for the project. A study of high  water during the spring of 1015 will be  made a part of this survey. From information collected from the Canadian  government and tho data secured from  this survey and our investigations it  should be possible to decide definitely  in'regard to tho best form of improvement and Its probable cost,  "On account of the peculiar naturo  of the problem involved and the rather  unusual condition confronting the  peoplo of the Kootenai valley, this  division feels disposed to assist in  every way possible., Wo are in a position to start work- on this project at  once and It will bo necessary for us to  to complete the field work before tho  spring floods."  Engineer McCrory conducted a personal investigation ofthe plans for the  drainage of tlie Kootenay valloy a.few  months ago and . wont over the entiro  district with Engineer Young with  the Canadian government,  EngineerMcCrory states in his letter  thai, while lb Is customary for the government to pay a half of tho expenses  connected with work of surveys similar to that which will have to be dono,  here, In the caso of tho Kootenay valley project lho department will ask  only $750. Charles G. Reeder, of Spokane, has agreed to raise $350 of this  amount and owners of overflowed  kind- in lid:' di.slj..*. wlllbei-J-iH-cU-d  to pay the remaining $-100. Tt Is proposed that tho Kootenai Valley Commercial Club raise $150 of this $400 if  the land owners will raise the other  $250.  The peoplo of Rentiers Ferry district feel vory jublllantover the promising  turn   which   drainage   matters  V    .... .    4.1    .   .  ittX.l.  t',x..,t*t.  I'..-.������������������."-'.I'IMVVV   ..������������������������������������   ���������'. .'-..������������������'.'���������I, *-.'���������������������������.   ' ���������"���������--,.���������-������������������". ."���������/'.'-���������".-������������������"������������������-I'iUL.a  Capt., Diivlen hnd a, trip le Vernon  last week with 11 ptihoners of war���������  fl from here and 5 from   Fernie.  n.  ...t t.  ,\...,..,t.   ..���������������.., Ill  !������.. ���������  Thnrodnv ������������I������'M   to M.hi.Tm".'   i>io������*nl������������������**  both Christmas and New Year weeks.  The second  shipment of Red  Cross  supplies   went out lust   week, consist  ing ofi* flannel   Nhii-ti.,  7 belts,   8 pair  wristlets and H pair sox.  Mr. V. Hyde  Raker has handed to  >|^i.vi> miii,i \-atiitit_k/t,va* .,..!.\i\t mt  Eleven below icero Thursday morning lastlH the worst no far in the weather line.  ~./d  "1:1  u THE REVIEW, CRESTON. B. a  **'  i?  ....  Killing Wert by Machinery IA   New  and   Better   Europe   Coming  Those who cara about facts will find j    "Across the smoke and ' storm   of  food for thought in the official reports | European battlefields    one    can    see  of a recent naval victory (or disaster) J great, dim structures, vast structures,  VUlU-9-GI-r  Are your hands chappad, cracked  or sore? Have you "cold cracks"  ���������which open and bleed when tho ekln  is drav/i. tight? Kavs yea s czld  sore, frost bite, chilblains, or a ���������'raw"  place, which at tlrasa snakes It agony  for you to go about your household  duties ? I������-60, Zam-Buk will give you  relief, and wilt beal the frost-damaged  skin. Anoint the sore places at night,  -.am-Euk's rich healing essences will  sink into the wounds,, end the 6marti  ing, and will heal-quickly.  Mm. Yelldn, of Portland, saye: "'My  hands were so sore nud cracked that it  was agony, to pub thera near water.  Wheri I "did bo thay would amarfe end  burn as if I iiivd soalded thera. I ao������__*ed  <������uito unable to gob rvlief from any. king  x pufc oa thau. until I tried Zaiw-Buk,  and tt succeeded whon all else had  failsd. It dosed the big crac-ks, gave  tt-5 ease, soothed tho U-Bamtuatioa, and  in ft very ahorbtimo healed my hands."'  Zam-Bvi <__*������ cu-������s chafing, rath**, trinttr  ecisrmx, piiss, **!c*rs,fmtt*rmg sorts, mors heads  and bad*, aiifoetsss, pimvts3, rin^-ic^rta, ������_.-.,  arts, bum*, iruiset. *c*Us, tprains. 0/ mil  druggists and*torw_L***- post frtm/runt the JTom-  BakCe.. TaretUra.   rricaSOoabctis.  airtSii  in the North Sea. A submarlno with  a crew of eight or nine men attack-.  and sinks three cruisers carrying  about 2,200 men. Of these latter some  1,400 are ctrowned. Tbese men were  not challenged to fight;* they were not  summoned to surrend3r; they were  murdered wholesale while asleep in  their bunks���������cheaply, expeditiously,  and with a iuinimuni of risk to those  who destroyed fehein. That is' modern  war. Tlie affair described is discussed at great length by naval experts,  who argue whether battleships are  obsolete. The '"victors" are lauded  and decorated, and take their place  in. the world's news. Blackboard  would understand tha.t victory and approve it, so would Attila, so would  Nero, but we should like to see a  board of naval strategists trying to  explain these modern methods to Sir  Philip Sidney or Nelson or Bayard.  The modern "world is more practical  than chivalrous.���������Collier's.  'Tis a Marvellous Thing.���������When the  cures effected by Dr. Thomas' l.clec-  trric Oil are considered, the speedy and  permanent relief it has brought to  the suffering wherever it has been  used, it must be regarded as a marvellous tiling tbat so- potent a medicine  should result from the six ingredients  which eater into Its composition. A  trial will convince the most skeptical  of Its heaiiiig virtues.  TYPHOID  is no more necessary  -baa Smallpox,  Army  experience has demon-trated  tbe aJrsost miraculous efficacy. *__.<! hatxalessoess. ot Antityphoid Vaccination.  Be vaccinated NOW fey your physician, yoa and  your family. It is more vital than house Insurance.  Ask your physician. -ru_re_st, or seed fer "Have  you had TyphoitJ?" telling ot Tynhoid Vaccine,  results from use, and danger itesa Typhoid Carriers.  na arms la_hm_ato8Y, Bf__..e___Y, cau  no .a .-is vAcci-.es ������ 9-tuwi uhbe* u. s. ������sv. uc.ass  Why He Waited  Here is oue that was told by Congressman James McAndrews of. Illinois:  An office boy in the employ of a big  city concern went on an errand that  should have taken him 30 minutes to  perform. It was nearly an hour before he got back.  "Look here, Jimmy," heatedly remarked tlie boss when the youngster  finally blew into the office, '"does it  take you an hour to run down to tbe  corner?"  "It did this time, Mr. Smith," frankly answered Jimmy. "A man dropped  a quarter down a bole in the sidewalk."  "1 see," sarcastically returned the  boss. "I suppose it took you all this  .time to get it out?"  "Yes, sir," innocently replied Jimmy, "I had to wait until the man went  away."  Boys in the Battle Line  The war between the North and the  South was fought by real boys���������drummer boys, boy privates, boy colonels  and even boy generals. In the beginning of that struggle 40 per cent, of  the enlistment were of youths under  21. At that time the regulations did  not permit the enlistment of soldiers  younger than 18. But before long the  recruiting officers began to muster  those who "looked old enough to  serve," whether they were 15 or 16  or even youths. In the Union army a  compilation of the enlistments shows  that there were 25 boys, "soldiers,"  who were only ten years or younger;  225 who were not more than 12; 1,523  who were 15 or under, 84,401 who had  not reached their 17th year, and  1,151,438 who were IS or under! In all  that grand arm/ of the republic the  soldiers who had enlisted at 21 or  under outnumbered those who had  passed their 22nd birthday 2,159,787  to 618,571.���������Boston Globe.  of a new and better. Europe and a iiew  and better Christendom than we have  even known before. -We see emerging  from the conflict-���������flrst, the great principle of the rights of nationalities;  ���������second, the great principle of the integrity of states and nations, their old  unity and integrity restored; and we  see tho sanctions of international law  so established that the must audacious  power will not be anxious to challenge  them. Millions of men aire going to  suffer and shed their blood in Europo  in the next few weeks. No ono can  compute the tragedy of what Is taking place. Let us make sure that that  does not take place without a result  which shall repay the suffering, wlilcli  shall - make our. children look back and  say, 'For all they suffered, they were  right.' "���������Winston Churchill at Liverpool*  Mistress���������Mary, I'll make the pudding myself today.  Coo"k���������If ye do, mum, Vll have to  quit. x  Mistress���������Why so, Mary?  Cook���������Tbe rules of our union don't  allow us to work in a place where' nonunion labor is employed on any part  of the work, mum.���������Boston Trans-  script.  A WOMAN'S  RIGHT TO HEALTH  Wo believe MINARD'S LINIMENT  is the best:  Mathias Foley, Oil City, Ont.  Joseph Snow, Norway, Me.  Charles Whooten, Mulgrave, N. S.  Rev. R. O. Armstrong, Mulgrave, N. S,  Pierre Landers,   Senr.,   Pokemouche,  N. B.  Thomas Wasson, Sheffield, N. B.  Unless worms be expelled from tho  system, no child can be healthy.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator is  the best medicine extant to destroy  worms.  "Do you know where Johnny Locke  lives, my Httlo boy?" asked a gentle  voiced old lo.dy.  "He ain't, home, but if you give me  a penny I'll find liim for you right  ofi'," replied tho lad.  "All right, you;re a nice lil lie boy.  Now, where is ho?"  '���������Tanks���������I'm him."  Col. Henry Wattersdn, who' has  made a collection of unique personal  advertisements, tells of a fencing of  wits that once took place in a Berlin  newspaper.   One ad. read:  "The gentlemav. who found a purse  containing money and valuable papers,  in the Blumenstrasse, is earnestly re-  questioned to forward it to the address  of the loser, as lie is recognized."  The finder retorted with this:  "Tho recognized gentleman who  found a purse, containing money and  valuable papers, begs that the loser  will call at his house at the earliest  convenient moment."���������New York  American.  58S5������  METM-fiC  For All Standard Firearms  TT must be a satisfaction to the individual rifle,  x pistol or revolver user to know that his preference for Remington-UMC Metallics is shared alikel  by professional experts, crack shots and sportsmen]  in all parts of the World.  So in ever increasing quantities RemingtonrUMC Metallics  are made for every standard make and for every.calibre in use  ���������-rifle, pistol and revolver.  .  Get them from the dealer who shows tha Red Ball Mark of Remin&.  ton-UMC���������the Sign of tlie Sportsmen's Headquarters.  To keep your gun cleaned ahd lubricated right, uae Rem Oil, tho  new powder solvent, rust preventative, and gun lubricant.  Remington Arms-Union Metallic Cartridge Co.  -  '-.. :   :'* ���������"    '"' ������������������ ' ��������� Windsor, Ontario ���������   . '  'ms&i0&  rr  _T-_Mr .iii I  FARMSRS  Can always make sure of getting the highest prices for WHEAT, OATS,  ?__5LEY and FLAX, by shipping their car lots to FORT WILLIAM  AND PORT ARTHUR and having them sold on commission by  THOMPSON   SONS   AND   COMPANY,  THE WELL-KNOWN   FARMERS' AGENTS.  ADDRESS   701-703   Y.,   GRAIN   EXCHANGE, WINNIPEG.  PRESS  FOR  PIONEER CLAIMS  Had No Power  Over the Limbs  Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds, Ac.  Kin- was a widow, and had buried  three husbands. Twas leap year, und  Hhc'went to inspect the graves of the  departed with tho men who had paid  her marked attcnuon in yours gono by.  A ft i-1* contemplating them in mournful  siloiu'.o for u time she turned to her  companion and sighed: "Shure, Pat,  rne ould love, yo might have been In  thnt row now if yo had only hud a  llttlo more courar.0."  Wllllo- Pu.v, what. In tlie difference  hid ween a political job and an ordln-*  nry job?  Paw*--You have to worlc hard to  gel ;i political job and you have lo  work hitril lo hold au ordinary Job,  ins* son.  Reg^tilarSty-  of tin: Lu.>-].*( Iii uii absolute litct-a-  _iiy for Rood health. Unloss the  k.-imc matter from the food which  collects there ia got rid of at least  once a day, it decayoand poihonn the  whole body, causing bilicniBiie-.!*, intli-  K-tuiou uiul nick Yicaducltei*. Baits  and oilier Ilandi mineral purgatives  irritate the delicate lining ol tho  bowel-. Dr. Morsc'ii Indian Root  Pills���������entirely* vegetable��������� 'iigutnte  ill* l������fiw������-ln ������"flW-liv**ly witti.iiif \vi>n\r.  ���������uiii-f, -icLrcuiiitf or griping.    Uuo  S>r. Morse's   u  Indian Hoot Pills  Locomotor   Ataxia,     Heart     Trouble  and Nervous Spells Yielded to Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food  It would be easy to tell you how  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food cures locomotor ataxia and derangements of  hen it and nerve.., out It may bo moro  sat'-if .-.ctory to you to road this lottor.  Mrs. Thos. Allan, It.F.D. .!, Sonibrn,  Oul., writes: "Pivo year's ngo 1 sul'-  forod a complete breakdown, and fro-  ciuontly had palpitation of tho heart.  Since that illness I havo had dizzy  spoilt*, had no power ovor my limbs  (locomotor ataxia) nnd could not  walk straight. At night T would have  severe nervous spells, with hour!, palpitation, and would shako as though  I had (.lie ague. 1 folt Improvement  after using tlio flrnt box* of Dr. CMinao'rs  Nerve Food, and after continuing the  treatment oan now walk, oat and sleep  woll, havo no nervous spells and .lo  not roqulro heart medicine. I \u\Vp  told several of iny neighbor,, of tlio  j hploiidld runult.s vihtiiluod from the use  of Dr. Chase's Norvo Food."  Dr. CIuino'8 Norvo Food, 5Qe u box,  ������ for $'J.r>.>, all doalori., or Erimauaan,  jJiues  Ai Co., ..united,  Toronto.   .  "Murle���������I'm afrnld you couldn't, sup-  ���������port mo ln iho stylo to which I've been  accustomed.  1 lurry���������Woll, stylos are always  changing, aren't thoy'-'*  No Reason Why Tbey Should Suffer From  Backaches and Headaches  To evory woman belongs the right  to enjoy a healthy, active, happy life,  yet nine out of ten suffer, often in  silence, from splitting headaches, torturing backaches, violent heart palpitation or some other o������ the many  evils that follow anaemia, or blood-  lessness.  That is why one  sees    so    many  women  with  pale, thin  cheeks,  dull  eyes and drooping figures���������sure signs  that the blood Is out of order.    All  suffering women, should win the right  to be well by refreshing their weary  bodies with  the new, rich blood  of  health that promptly transforms them  into healthy, attractive women. There  is no other medicine can supply this  new,  rich' blood  so speedily and so  surely as Dr. Williams' Pink _?ills for  pale People.    Through this medicine  thousands of tired,  suffering women  have found new health and strength.  Mrs.. James Drost,    Chlpman,    N.B.,  says: "Jb'or years I did not know what  it was to be entirely free from headache   or   backache.   My hands were  cold   and   clammy  all  the   time,    lt  was difficult for me to get my work  done, and to walk even a short distance   would . leave   me    completely  worn   out.   My   life was one of constant worry and I ^thought I  would  never be better.   I was doctoring all  the time but without a bit of benefit,  and finally the doctor stopped giving  me medicine as he said he could not  help me.   Do you wonder that I was  in despair.    My mother urged me to  take   Dr.   Williams'   Pink Pills, but I  said, '���������'what's the use, medicine can't  help merofcHowever my husband got  six boxes of the pills, and to please  him I began to take them.    By the j bill of 1874  time I had finished them I undoubtedly had improved and there was the  signs    of    returning    health    in my  cheeks    and    hands.    My    husband  thought the improvement    so    great  that he got,another half dozen boxes,  and  before   these  were  completed  I  was enjoying such good health as I  had not had In years, in fact, I was  a well woman, and have since enjoyed    the   best of health.   I sincerely  feel that I owe my life to Dr. Williams'   Pink  Pllla,  and    shall  always  recommend them to all sick people."  You  can  got these  pills    nt    any  medicine dealers, or they will bo sent  by mail, postpaid, nt 50 cents a box  or six bores for $2.50 by writing Tho  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., BrockviHe,  Ont.  White     Settlers   of   Prince   Rupert's  Land   Prior  to   1S70  to   Send  Deputation to Ottawa  The exe.utlve committee of "The  Pioneers of Rupert's Land, 1836-1&70,"  decided to arrange to send a delegation of capable members, representing the classes of which the association is composed, to Ottawa, with full  powers to effect the settlement of  their claims on the Dominion under  the terms of the concession of the  North West by the British government to Canada.  Resolutions were, introduced and  passed to the following effect:  "That the matter not being of a  party character, this period of truce in  party strife is considered very suitable for its settlement 'in tho spirit of  British justice.' Moreover, this time  of the great war in which th.e empire  is engaged in fulfilling its treaty obligations is deemed fit and proper for  thi honorable discharge of this unsettled item of the inter-colonial understanding by which Rupert's Land  became united to Canada.  "That, while the nation 'which to  keep sacred its covenants, to maintain  its plighted word, is willing to give up  its treasures and to sacrifice the lives  of the best and noblest of its children,' it is obviously an occasion upon  which the 'treaty' rights o? the pioneers should be fully recognized."  The committee confidently expects  that the delegation now proposed will  persuade the Dominion government to  bring down a bill at the coming session of parliament in favor of tho  whites who were not benefited by  Act 37 Vitcorl", Chapter 20, under  which only a certain number of white  settlers received due consideration.  This act of justice merely requires  an amendment in the time limit of the  .rraiiilllltlllllillllillliyillllitiyilllllillHIl]  Lessons Come  IF the child has a  big, generous  light to-study by.  The  Lord Chief Justice Clerk Braxfield  was a man of fow words and strong  business habits and consequently when  ho courted his second wife, ho sold  to her: "Ll/.zie, I'm looking out for a  wife, uud I thought you just tho person to suit mo. Lot mo havo your  answer on or off tomorrow, and nao  rnalr aboot It."  The huly noxt day roplied in tho affirmative  Shortly aftor the nuirriago Lord  l.ruxllold'B butler cumo to hlm to give  up his situation becauao ho could not  hour hor ladyship's ocntlnual scolding.  "Man," jmixilold exclaimed, "ye'vo llttlo to complain of; yo may bo thankful yo'ro no marrlod to her."  Spare the children from suffering  from worms by vsing Miller's Worm  Powders, the most effective vermifuge  that can be got with which to combat  these insidious foes of the young and  helpless. There is nothing that excels  this preparation as a worm destroyer,  and when Its qualities become known  In a household no other will he used.  The medicine acts by Itself, requiring  no purgative to assist it, and so thoroughly that nothing more is desired.  There was  a young    fellow    named  Hugos,  Inordinately fond of his vughes:  Ho came home quite lato,  No supper- he ate,.  Hut went to bed In his sluighoB.  "D'yo ken Mac fell ln tho rivor on  his way home last, nlcht?"  "You don't mean to say ho was  drowned?"  "Not drowned, mon, but badly dilut-  od."���������London Opinion.  I3thel���������Oh, Jack, bo careful tonight.  Papa's brought homo a bulldog.  Jack���������That's all right. Tho dog usod  to belong to mo and I got tho dealo.*  to sell hlm to yonr father.���������Ibilllnioro  American.  _y  lamp saves eye  strain. It is kerosene light at its best  ��������� clear, mellow,  and unflickering.  The RA YO does not  smoke or smell. It is  easy to light, easy to  clean, and easy to re-  wick. The RAYO  costs little, vbut yovt  cannot get a -better  lamp at any price.  Made in Canada  ROYALITE OIL ii b.it for ������U um  THE IMPERIAL OIL CO., Limited  Wlaatpif   Calcmry   R-j-Iat        M*-UmI  ~   " HalliM    Eda-aton   SaiV-tea  Qa*1*M  Vucaavar  Toroat-  OUawa  H  Mary had an noroplono  Its wlugt; woro whlto m snow;  'But ovory tlmo she wlsliod to fly,  Tho piano rofusod to go.  Tho country had sufforod grovlously  from drought, and n request had gone  forth for public prayer In all the  churches.  "() Lord," prayed the .dlvlno, "send  uh min, not a heavy vain to flood, our  fields and wash away our foncos, but  a goutlo drlzzlo-drozzlo, drlsszlo-drozzle  for about a wcok."  Isaacsteln���������Ah, yes, madam, hero, la  von of our latest _>url# creations.  Mrs. Cliatloi'Hon--Ptt'rlfl? What art  thoso  perforations?  "Thoi.o aro bullet holes,"---Life.  VV.   I*.   XJ.    IDtLt  "Don't you enjoy getting nevl lo  naturo?"  "Only in a general way," replied  Mr. (.row'-hor. '���������When uomo of lho do-  ��������� ������������������H'', ol' tuiturr* loom u-p :;'.ifh ar; a v.r.;;*;)  or n hornet, I wimt to Ue^.,, my <-���������.<.  in nee."���������\vn id i in-j-I cm Htuv  Mr, f'ritbb-They ony Pavlova I*,  coming lu ro lo kill tho tango.  Ml***   ('nihil     Well. idii.Ml lie (on Inlrt  | "i ini .pi;.i   murder   '   it.     K-\e'inlt*-;e.  To Cure a Corn In One Night  apply Putnam'������  Painless    Corn    1.x-  tractor.   It ls nuro, safe and painless.  Never fills,  alwajfi  cures.  Insist on  having tho genulno "Putnam's."  -���������      - ���������    |-      . .      I   L II II "I'  "Mother," asked Tommy, "Is It ������������*������������������  root to nay. that, you 'water tho horsi.'  when ho Ifi thirsty?"  "Yen, my dear," ri.Iri his mothor.  ������������������Wuli, then," miid Tommy, picking  up a siiucor. "I'm going to milk tho  cut."���������Journal of Commerce.  EVERY NEURALGIC HEADACHE CURED !  USE "NERVIL1NE"--1T WON'T FAIL  "Vou art, charged wllh permitting  your automobile to stand unattondoil  i'or "ovor nn hour," chanted the judge.  "Well, I defy anybody to teach tho  darn thing to sit down," protested the  prlHuner before tho court attendant  dragged hlni nwny.���������Buffalo ISxpross.  The   Miraculous   Healing  Power of this  Liniment  is Unfailing  RUB   ON   NERVILINE  "Feylhor." mild llttlo Mloknv,  "\v:i;<n'l ll Pathrlek Ilinry that .'raid,  'l.ol wn have peace?"  "Mlvort" nald old Mickey. 'Nobody  he th" iiaino ot l'ulhrick Ivor mild any-  ������l,lrt.������ ImII-i*. It-re* "���������f ftdW.t.' llrvr������ir>  *������<���������...���������������  mil.  Thoro may bn n, thousand pains; yot,  exrcoptlng sola I lea, neuralgia is tho  worst. Mont romedlen aro not ntrong  onough or ponotratliig enough to relieve neuralgia. Vou know everything  you havo tried has failed to givo even  iitumC'hlui'v ivlK'f, ������*ml ,m<h hun- di.**.id-  oil tli.it heh'ralKla must bo borne forever.  Do not make .hit. mlntako���������try  N.<_RV1LINI..  Apply   It   lo  the  horn   spot.   Notice  ll.r.    f*1/\-������r    ���������*hof       nnvi-'r ilw       t1t.i,i\e.~    nviJt  | wider as "���������Torvllino'ii curative power is  carrlod furlhor and furlhor Into the  tissue. How quickly tho pain is soothed!    How rapidly It lessons! lu a Ut-  _1<- wlille yon havo foiy*i*tU*ii the palu  ���������It has actually gono.  Neuralgia gives Norviliuo au opportunity of demount rating its suporlo.'-  Ity ovor all othor pnfu romedlOH. Not  magic, as you might imagine r *r  you havo usod it-���������simply tho application of Holentltle, knowledge to the relief of pain.  Norvllliie Is a groat oulcomo of modern medical Ideas.   You ennnot afford  iu ua vvil.lioiil ii, i/uiiiiinu iiuiii i:oiu������.n  quickly and enmnn to u������ nil. Ouitran-  Iced to cure. Uio aches and pains o!  tho whole family. Largo hollies, ltd  cents, trial size, 2f>e cents; at drug-  gitUs, or tho Ciiturrhozon*. Co., King*  tr.il      f\nt  ill  )  *.-A,i mrti,,."ii-' ���������l*iT'fiir I'lV'T   "I"i'lllil1lllllir ll    nil   IH li 'Mu' -Hil-iMi-*"1"--"���������������-- 0:HB,it^V_i_������Wto JCBSSxOH, ih. '���������*  W7  /Y-  x  GERMAN SPY TELLS OF HIS  WORK IN GOTLAND  crrDBT  SYSTEM  OF  ESPIONAGE   MAINTAINED   BY   KAISER  Story of a Confessed Spy who was Employed in the British Isles  to Secure Inside Information in*Furtherance of German  Plans Against Britain ?,,/"���������<  The Royal Horse ArtnterylJJJg   SEJTtEMENT   fl)   B������   MAg)E  A.  T}ii"-wUa'������  J  In view of the reported discovery in 1  Scotland of a practically unused build  ing, owned by Germans, on magnitlc-  ?ent concrete foundations in a position  from which big guns could command  the Forth bridge, striking interest attaches to a -warning to the British  authorities -given by Dr. Armgaard  Karl Graves, a confessed spy, in a.  book vrhlch was in the press before  the war broke out.    ~  "The Firth of ?Forth    Bridge,"    he  says, "constitutes a grave" danger to  the Rossyth Royal naval base.    For  this reason, its location between Rossyth and the seas is a decided menace.  In the* event of hostilities, in fact before the outbreak of war, it is no ways  impossible to blow   up   the Firth of  Forth'���������'.bridge and bottle all war vessels concentrated at the Rossyth base.  They could thus    be bottleu up for  several days powerless, while a; foreign fleet swept at the Scottish coasts.  The British foreign office will understand what I mean by this: Look to  the middle island   I   found   it to be  ' partly intervened with    soft,    soapy  Neiss, making natural ruts and cavities that were ideal for the placing of  explosives. "I learned also that along  the Edinburgh approach to the Firth  of Forth "bridge   were   two pieces of  ground    and  houses  entirely  owned  by Germans although the deeds stooi  in Scottish names.    Moreover, little  fishing hamlets on.either side of the  bridge havered more than one supposed Swedish fisherman but who in  reality had his name still on the German naval register.   In the event" of  trouble thise   men,   using explosives  stored in the two houses in question,  could have blown the middle island to  atoms."        --.   '  "Dr. Graves," it must be explained,  is an assumed name. The writer-  states that he Is a member of a well-  known European family (not German,  it would appear), and that he had  been disowned by ��������� them as th������ outcome of a, violent family quarrel. He  entered the service of the German  war office in the expectation that  through the influence of a powerful  patron his family possessions would  be restored to him. He executed  secret commissions, he states, at Port  Arthur before the Russo-Japanese  war, in the Balkans, in France and in  Great Britain, and his strongly circumstantial account of_the workings,  of the German intelligence department is of absorbing interest, and to  the lay mind seems almost sufficiently  powerful to carry conviction. Its  historical value, however, would be  foolish %ox the layman to attempt to  assess.  One of the  most   interesting chap-  ters in the book is concerned"with the  famous "Agadlr incident" of 1911.   On  that occasion Europe was brought to  the verge of war and the German war  party exerted every effort to   bring  about a rupture   of " diplomatic' relations with France. The German warship Panther entered the Agadlr harbor, but was withdrawn by tho captain after he had received an ultimatum from French and British warships.  Dr. Graves states that he himself was  despatched by the Kaiser with a sec-*  ret verbal message to the captain of  the Panther who was Instructed on no  . account to use force, even though ho  might   receive   contrary   official Instructions.   Tho   incident,   according  to    Dr.    Graves,    was    deliberately  brought about by tho German Emperor,   as a means of determining how  closely Britain was willing to stand  by Franco in the event of trouble.  "It took a master stroke to bring the  situation up to,the point of w^ar," says  tho author, "for it was a dangerous  ���������*���������'    business,   with   all Germany   roaring  for war���������and then   avert   war when  England and France woro on the verge  of lt.   Tho   results   woro before him,  By creating tho   situation,   ho knew  that ho hnd two poworful on amies opposed to him.   Good! Wbat ho would  do now would bo to try   to tako one  nation and secretly ally himsolf with  it. leaving tho othor out In the cold.  Then began the Intrigues which planned tho Isolation of Franco."  Of tho bollot which prevailed among  '���������tamo pacificists '-ofora.tho outbreak of  war that Gorman Socialism would  provo powi* ."fill onough to prevent a  -European armngoddon, Dr. Graves  says, "To a closo student theso assertions aro absolutely wrong. Teutonic  Germanic races have ovor boen given  lo dooply analytical, philosophical  studios, criticising und dissoeting  tho policies ot tholv rulers. Hut underlying you will Hnd a dooply practical  Bonso and appreciation of material  ' benefits Tho Gorman Socialist Is in  fact a practical dreamer, qulto In con-  !r.i*_t lo bin mercurial, riTerv^r.or-nt.  Latin prototype.  Dr. Graves boHoves the German  Rftcrot service to bo tho most efficient  In tho world. Next comos Franco and  RusHta. and then Britain which has  only ontorod oorlouoly Into oocrot sor-  vlco work on tho contlnont of Europe  during tho past few yoar-;, but during  that porlod lirvpi mndo groat?progront..  Ho claims that In addition to tho  fleet of Zeppelins and othor airships  tho possession of which Germany hub  acknowledged, others the naturo of  wIioho coiihtraction has boon kopt a  fttrlct secret are uIho In resorvc. Tliese  have nover been unod ln tho general  inanoouvroBi In thoso Hhlpu tho Gor-  l....'v "?..'. :,,'"r,**r" ���������'*-* ���������-"���������������������������>"���������������-- ~*������  Vnllr nnd hMTvlnr-fiM    of  their government   chemists   devising  the formula of a material that is lighter than aluminum*yet whicn possesses  all that metal's density and which hae  the flexibility of steel. Airships hot  among tlie twelve Germany * admits  officially are made of this material. It3  formula is a government secret and  England or France would give thousands of dollars to possess it.  "The objection of the inflammability  of the lifting power- has   also- been  overcome. ������������������ The power of the ordinary  hydrogen gas in all its various forms  has been multiplied threefold by a new  government chemical l_-boratory? This  gas. has also the enormous advantages  of being absolutely non-inflammable."  Dr. Graves   expresses   the   opinion  that aeroplanes cannot prove successful, in attacks upon Zeppelins, because  the   Zeppelins   can   rise to a   much  greater height. .���������"���������"They don't   have to  aim.    They simply dump   overboard  some of tho new explosive bf the German government, these new chemicals  having the property of setting on fire  anything  that they  hit.    They    are  simply throwing something at the city  of    London.    And    remember    that  whenever one of the new German explosives strikes, conflagration begins.  -The "Japanese peril,"   Dr.   Graves  states, is a bogey deliberately manufactured by the German government  "to keep America's hands full in   the  event of the coming European war. It  is all bluff,   and occasionally Japan  must be rewarded for keeping up the  bluff.   Let me emphasize, with all due  knowledge of the alarmist's fears that  the United States need-never fear the  'Yellow Peril' as long as she does not  antagonize the   dominant powers   of  Europe."  The information, as to the danger  which Dr., Graves said threatened  the Forth Bridge, was given "in return  for England's fair treat___ent of me  during my trial." Of the events which  preceded his arrest he says:  "Going ^ia March, I arrived in  Edinburgh and put up at the old Bedford Hotel on Prince's street, a quiet  select Scottish hostelry. I registered  under my quasi-correct name of A. K.  Graves, M.D., Turo, Australia. My  "stunt" was to convey the impression  of-.be.ng an Australian physician taking additional post-graduate coijrses  at the famous Scottish seat of medical  learning. After a few days' residence  at the Bedford, I installed myself in  private quarters at a Mrs. Macleod's,  23 Craiglea Drive, Edinburgh. The  ordinary expense provided for my residential quarters was $75 a���������week.  This, qf course, did not include "extras" suchv as entertaining, motoi'3,  etc.  "For tlie first fortnight I quietly  took my bearings, creating a suggestion that I was a semi-invalid. Hav-(  ing by this time familiarized, myself  with Edinburgh and surroundings, I  made frequent trips to the Firth of  Forth, upon which was located tho  Rossyth base. Now across the Firth  there Is a long bridge. It Is between  the wossyth base and the North Sea.  Warships going to and from the naval  station pass under." it. But moro about  this bridge later���������something for the  benefit ot tho English, admiralty.  "Gradually I worked myself Into the  confidence of ono of the bi-idgo keepers. I shall not give the man's name,  for to do so would be to injure him,  and quite unwillingly ho gave me facilities for studying the naval base and  furnished me with scraps of Information that I wanted to know. For this ho  received no money and lio was not a  traitor to his country. Through the  little acquaintance I struck up with  him I was ahlo to make a thorough  study of the bridge and its structure���������  a stratoglc point, tho bridge. Also,  through the offices ot my good friend  tho keeper, I.was introduced to somo  of his "pals" in tho wntorguard. Because of my Intimate 1-nowlodgo of J  Bo-Milo Burns, Walter Scott, "Inside"'1  history ot Prince Charlie, and���������ahom  ���������Scottish proclivity for a drop o'  whisky, tbey accoptod me as a half  Scotchman.  * !,rom the walorguurd t obtained  more doilnlto Information regarding  tho Rossyth base. So much for tho  topographical knowledge which could  only bo obtained through personal  contact with mon who actually know  ovory Inch ot tho ground. Tho charts  back In Borlli. could not. give me  that exact Information. Tho higher  scientific data of tho fortifications  and tho base, I obtained by social Intercourse with high placed officials  ���������officers and engineers at Rossyth  ���������whom I entertained at various  timos.  "The schooling I had received In the  r.-.ho.ir'Her*. prcr-crdly en..**.-"- in handy.  Ono night my frlopil, tho bridge tand-  or, learned that iho fleet wan getting  up steam. Accordingly, I stood on  the bridge that night and walled. At  fivu o'clock-In thn morning a gray,  rainy fogp*y morning, through which  tho ships moved almost gkont-Hko, I  mado out, sixteen war vcsboIh. From  their nllhouotloH, I know them to bo  dreadnoughts, cruinors, and torpedo  "boat dootroyors, At onco 1 Mod a  cablo tiy way or uruHi-oiu internum*;  tho Intelligence Doparlmmd*. of the  German navy that an English fleet  sixteen strong had put to sea. Subsequently I leurnod that ln describing  tho nlxtoeii Rhlpt. T had mado enly ono  Destruction  A thrilling story is told of the gallantry of the Royal Horse Artillery  and the destruction of one of the big  German guns during the fighting on  the River Aisne.  The German*, were moving one of  their biggest guns, drawn by a team  of* 40 odd horses/behind a range of  hills. They had-to pass a gap, which  exposed them to view. The movement of the guns was screened by.a  body of Hussars, but something went  [amiss with the cavalry at the critical moment, and our gunners catching sight of the movement, promptly  made up their, minds to have a go.  The great artillery duel was raging  at the full, shells were falling like  hail. ������������������'���������'���������. Y ��������� *  There - was a sudden slatter -of  wheels, and out into the open rushed  a battery of horse artillery. TSe" war  horses, driven at headlong speed,  thundered over the uneven ground  at racing pace.  The gun carriages, almost lifted  from the ground by the headlong  rush,, bounced over the broken surface, while guns were trained on  them from every angle? while " shells  were bursting round them.  Still the gunners rode bravely? on  through that avalanche of destruction���������it was Britain at her best  uniEM rcDiui-iMV re nviTkVV  ft Hoi uumhahbi  w irarMifi  WHAT THE GERMANS THINK WOULD BE EXACTED  An Interesting Article Written Six Years ago Giving the Opinion  of a high. German Personage on the Probable outcome  of Present War���������Expected to win within SixJMonths  A good deal has been written about  the terms to be. imposed on Germany  when the time comes to make peace.  It is interesting to know, writes the  London correspondent of the Scotsman, what the Germans themselves,  when looking forward to this war,  thought would be the price they would ���������  the event of defeat. In.I  hand   of   the  T\f.*f.f.\.f������  ^,cjt>ov>_i.C  have to pay i  the latest number to  -.Tench colonial organ,  Colonlale," there is republished an article which appeared in the columns  of that Journal just six years age,'in  September, 1908. In this article a contributor reported "a conversation he  had had with "a high German personage" on the prospects of .a European  war, and some of the statements then  advanced make instructive reading at  the present time.   This "high German  They reached "tie" angle they had personage"~speaking   it   will  be re.  raced for, and the guns slipped into membered, six years ago���������said that in  action as thougi it were a trial day Germany war was expected to break  fiance and the Triple Entente, thia  German prophet ��������� predicted a blockade  of the North Sea by the British and;  French fleets; the intervention of  Denmark, which would necessitat r tha  detachment of a German army corps  to keep watch on that country; *  i nuble revolt in- Prussian Poland and  in Alsace-Lorraine: a war which  might last six months,   and   conse-  ������-���������-���������-.-_--������������������*-+tir  ���������_>   j-*!A-f-Eh-n  l^UUMM^   ���������-_*>���������____.   *���������*<_. ���������_-���������*-  at the Curragh camp.'  The big gun of the enemy, with  its long train of horses, came from  behind the screen of hills to cross  the second gap, flanked by a squad  of cavalry.  Theh the field artillery spoke, its  deep-toned growling scarcely heard  amidst the, deafening thunder that  was shaking the whole battle front  like the booming of breakers on cliff-  crowned coatts. Shell followed shell  with lightning speed and deadly .accuracy, the little band of British  gunners slipping round their guns  with cat-like.activity and coolness'.  The squad of cavalry in the gap  felt the iron hail, and men and  j horses went down in tangled heaps:  The enemy tried vainly to rush  the big gun across the miry ground  to the safety of the hills ahead. The  borses wefit down and the men with  them; then, like hammers on an anvil,* the shells fell upon the long grey  gun that Krupps had built for the  siege of Paris, until it lay a useless  mass* of steel!  out in five years' time. The military  authorities were not ready for it at  the moment/but they calculated that  in five years they would be ready to  beat both France on land and this  country on the sea.  In their anticipated conquest of  France they were relying on the  French religious and political dissensions, on the spirit of anti-militarism  on . the proclamation of a general  strike by the Labor Federation at  the outbreak of -.-ar, on. the physical  and moral decadence of the French,  on the disorganized condition of their  1 army and navy, on the pacific character of most of their educationists,  and on the revolt of the natives ifl  the French colonies. It was admitted,  however, that.there was another side  to the picture. In the event of war  between the powers of the Triple Al-  Aere of Wheat for tfmpire  of France on her eastern frontier;;  the landing of a British army of 120,-  000 men, commanded by . Sir John  French; an attack by an enemy of a -  quarter of a millioE. Russians in East  Prussia wher*- Germany would be content to re. o.. the defensive with  three army corps, the weakness of the  support given by Italy to the Triple  Alliance; and. a r .volt in German West  Africa. ..*������������������������������������  If the war were to. last longer than  six months, the opinion was expressed  that Germany would be ruined, and  the terms to which she might have to  submit if her plans miscarried were  set out as follows: The restoration of  Metz and __urralne to France; the neutralization of Alsace under the rule of  a Prince elected by the rest of Europe; the restoration of Schleswig-  Holstein to Denmark; a war Indemnity of 100 millio__-i to France, would  also take over Togoland and the Cam-  eroons, the surrender to Great Britain,  of West Africa, Heligoland, half ,**.  dozen German battleships and a dozen  German cruisers; a war indemnity of  150 millions from Germany and Aus~  tr'-. to Ru.-sia, and other modifications of Germany's eastern frontiers.  It may be doubted (concludes the  correspondence) if Germany will.get  off so lightly as this, financially, whea  the time comes for settlement  Gernsans'Fled trom Booty  Repairing Airship in Clouds  Patriotic Suggestion by Saskatchewan  Grain Growers' Association  Acting oh the suggestion from one  of the members of the Saskatchewan  Grain Growers* Association, the central' organiaztion* is makinc a unique  patriotic appeal to the farmers of this  province. The appeal is that each  grain grower will set apart one acre  of land to sow with wheat next spring  the proceeds from which will be given  to the Patriotic fund. The central organization has adopted this plan as it  appeals to them as a fair One, in which  all the farmers, whether they had a  poor crop this year or not, may take  part. -  As the association has 850 locals,  it* is anticipated that the acreage under* cultivation for patriotic purposes  will be 50,000 acres and the crop, at  an average of 12 bushels per acre, as  this year,, would mean 600,000 bushels  of grain or almost an equal amount  of money. Truly a princely offering  from the farmers of Saskatchewan.  Ross Rifles Ordered  Factory at Quebec Working Night and  Day and Cundays  For tho first time the Ross rifle factory has started Sunday work, besides  working night and day week days to  get ahead with the. contract for a hundred thousand rifles which it has just  received from the British government,  and which calls for complete delivery  in the space of a year. There are now  about 800 omployees at tho factory  and-this number will be gradually Increased until thore are practically  double that number, which will bo  shortly after Uio new year. Tho rifle  doma.idod by tho Imperial authorities  la tho samo as issued to tho Canadian  contingent. Extensive additions aro  boing mado to the factory.  England Will Not Forget  India may bo assured that Groat  Britain will novov forgot. Tho ambition ot British rule In India has always been to secure tho well-being of  lln pooplo. There hnvo beon blunders, and thero havo boen misunderstandings, but India has shown ub  that, wltb tho fine instluct ot a highly Intelligent and highly civilized race,  alio appreciates tlio good intentions  und that, with an equally fluo chivalry,  Bho forgets \\\o blunders. Now wo  st-.ind together for all tlmo, tv/o races  mado as ono by loyalty to tho samo  Throno and to the same Ideals of pro-  gr.-i*-* and honor. ��������� Lonilon Dally ..���������*.-  pronn.  Kald Maclean Bereaved  That gallant old ScottlBh sold lor,  Kald Sir Henry Alacloan, hnn sufforod  a aovoro boreavoment in the death of  his only .surviving sou, Cuptaln"Andrew Bo Voro Maclean, ot tho East  Surroy'Regiment. Captain Maclean,  who was in tho special    ltenorvo of  UiMl'UI M,   julu-il   41L.   XuisltitCul   ut      iii.'.  outbreak of tbo war, und fell iu tho  fighting on tho Alsne.  Sir Hurry hlmuclf, beforo tuklng  Horvlco as military Instructor' of tho  Moorish Army, wuh hi tho tfOth Foot,  A "Funeral Procession and ;: Herd of  7-    Oxen Frighten the Enemy  Refugees from Russian Poland re- ]  late the following doings of the Ger-!  man troops in that territory. j  A German force, headed by Lieu-j  tenant von Launitz, entered Konin  and occupied it without meeting any  resistance. The Germans immediately ordered the inhabitants to bring  them twenty hostages���������fifteen 'Jews  and five Christians���������who represented  the wealth and the prominence of the  population.  When the hostages appeared before  the commander he told them that a  deep pit had been dug in the cemetery, and that if his orders were not  carried out to the letter five Jews  and one Christian would be shot forthwith and buried together in the pit  prepared for the purpose.  After this grave warning the lieutenant commanded the- terrorized  hostages Immediately, to deliver to  him 200 watches, *200 alarm clocks,  and 228 fur caps, the deficiency in  the figures to be compensated for byl  a payment of 100 marks^(������5) per]  article.  Wlille this decree was in course of  execution Lieutenant von Lounitz ordered his breaktast, in the menu of  which figured 2 lb. of salmon and  three bottles of cognac, and also  breakfast for the lower ranks, who  wero to bo tr.oated to tho snmo number of courses with the exception of  the "delicious" salmon. As, however,  there was not an ounce of salmon  obtainable throughout the- length and  breadth of the town of Konin, the  lieutenant "graciously conle-.cended  to delete this item from tho menu.  Wlipn tho breakfast was ovor, a  parade was organized in the markot-  placo, the main feature of which consisted in' tho soldiers standing crecc  wlth loaded rlfloH and roverohtly saluting Lieutenant von Launltz, who,  inebriated almos. to blindness by the  cognac, was making convulsive,  though pompous and boastful, movements on his horse.  In tho midst of the magnificent  oporallon and all tho grandeur attending lt a funeral procession was  obsorvod In tho distance Tho Germans" took this to bo a company of  Cossacks and fled Iti groat panic together wit?, their drunkon command-1  or, to a village closo by.  Here thoy compoacd thomoclvci* and  commenced a rigorous plundering  campaign. Having packed all their  spoils on vans, uiey wero just making tho final preparations for their  glorious departure whon i-io;-., voro  suddenly Impeded by an impenetrably  donso colud of "smoke" coming nearer  and noaror to thoir ranks.  Thinking it was tho effect of ������un3  of tho approaching Cossacks, thoy  again tied in terror, leaving oniy  cheaply bought booty behind thom.  Moantlmo out of tho mass of "-.moke *  ���������naively emorged a herd of innocent  oxen.  A fow days lator throo Gorman* cf-  fleers camo to Konin, und aftor investigating tho "bravo exploits" of  Lieutenant yon Launltz returned the  fur caps end some of the othor plunder, to tho owners who hnd so quickly  drHv������.,*r������������������1   th������������*m   l?������   rownn-iim*     lo     t)i,>  lloutonan't'rt threatening decree.  Breathless* Feat .Two Thousand  Feet  Above the Sea, During Channel  ���������'��������� Patre! '-���������  The man who walked over Niagara  on a tight-rope will" have to take *  back seat in favor of our intrepid  naval airmen. Heie is the bfficisl account of a deed, the bare imagination  of which take one's breath away: "On  one occasion, during one of the airship  patrols, it became ..eeessary to ehango  a propeller blade of one of the engines. The captain feared it would be  necessary to descend for this purpose,  but two of the crew immediately volunteered to carry out this difficult  task in the air, and, climbing out on  to the bracket carrying the propellor  shafting, they completed the hazardous work of changing the propellor'a  blade two thousand feet above the  sea."  This Is an ext act from an account  of the operations of our naval airmen  communicated by the secretary of tho  admiralty to the press bureau. The report states that during the course of  the war tho Royal Naval Air Service  ���������naval wing of tho Royal Flying  Corps���������has not been idle, airships,  aeroplanes, and seaplanes having  proved their value ln many undertakings. While the Expeditionary Force  was being moved "abroad, a strong  patrol %to the eastward of the Straits  of Dover was undertaken by both seaplanes and airships of tho Naval Air  Service. Tho alrahipk remained steadily patrolling between the French and  English coasts, sometimes for twolvo  hours on end, whllo further to the  oast, with tho assistance of tho Belgian authorities, a temporary : eaplano  taso was established at Ostend, and a  patrol kopt up with seaplanes between,  this placo and tho English coast opposite. By this means It was Impossible  for the enemy's ships to approach tho  straits without bolng soon for many  miles.  Belgian Farmers for Saskatchewan  A movement having in vlow tho set*  tlement of Belgian farmers ln Saskatchewan   has   boon started at Regina  and ls rocolvlns good support, Llou-  tonant Govornor 3rown having agreed  ot act as patron to tho Bolglau relief  commlttoo in chargo ot this    work.  Careful attention will bo given to the  details of tho schomo in order*'that  tho roBitlta may bo satisfactory. The  Pootmans Bros., who are Qf Belgium  extract and residents at Rbglna, are  among tho mombers ot tho roi lot committee, and aro endeavoring to carry  out the scheme to a successful con-  ���������.luqlon.    It is claimed that tho- Belgian farmers aro among tho most skllV*  od In tbo world and with the defioltv  tlon  In their own  land,  caused  by  war,  it lo recogulzcd  that many of  thom will have to immlrrrat-n to othf-r  buds, and  as Saskatchewan bar. an  Hbundaneo of land, not now cultlval>  ed, tho opportunities for theso Belgian farmers to nettle in this couu*  try would bo great.   Lleutent.nt Got-  orhor     Brown,    ln    discussing -this  schomo rocontly potntod out that tho  Belgians would make excellent dairy-  mon mid market gardeners.  fltrneture by*  ���������j- I  1-wiM.r thi*  ���������������������������������"   .'ntt-llnn  of th* Wfllnh I l-tni**   I   hnvr   forirnltf-n   bv   thlfi  | Regiment. | which co*   iiIob are lighting..  Cutrtii���������Aro   you    keeping    neutral  right along't  CUinu-hK" -1 bavo boon uoiiliul for ho  time  Fwl*nH Rural  Prrm On.\\imry  Tlio post offlco dopurtmont bun ex-  iruidt'd thn HyHliim of froo rui.il  mull  dellvory ln noarly every pnrt of Cai-'  a<la during tho pant, summo-. ���������  Thoy have evidently   never forgot^  of  moro  than    nevonty post office^  since the out. ot aubusc.  ���������������������������:'F!  .������'.������**���������������  1  fl  .<-*>  i  i  ���������,1 mg&8SB0Wm*B3Sm  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  ���������subscription : $2 a Vear in advance;  $a.50 to United States, points.  C. F. Hayr_v Owner and Editor.  ORESTON, 11.C, FRIDAY, DEC. 18  Local Relief  . So far as The Review can learn  Creston has not yet in its midst any  citizens who are in actual want,but  we are advised that this happy  state of affairs cannot continue  i auch longer.  Undoubtedly some of our people  will be up against it this winter and  it is not a bit too early to begin  saving something for local relief.  According to some this work will  have to be undertaken on a considerable scale.  Compared with other places we  have been very fortunate so far.  Every winter, however, a few cases  crop up, but conditions are such as  to multiply this season, and it is  time steps were being taken to look  after our own.  If necessary further effort to  swell the Patriotic Fund might be  discontinued temporarily, as well  as the ladies' commendable labors  in Ited Cross work. Charity begins  at home-  In this matter we would be glad  to have suggestions placed before  the public tli rough the correspondence column of The Review.  town and intend to continue staying with it, are surely entitled" to a  fair: share of the holiday trade of  the townspeople."   .  W������ are hot foolhardy enough to  argue that on every article required  home buying is quite as cheap as  from catalogue houses but we ask  you to consider the matter upon the  broad ground that the only way to  build up a community is to do business within that community so far  as we possibly can.  Citizens should give the matter  their most serious consideration,  asking themselves what it means to  the place they are all interested in  seeing flourish when thousands of  dollars annually are sent out to  help in building up business in othor  centres.  Trade within the Empire is good  motto, trade within the .Dominion  is bettor, but trade within Creston  is tlio best, provided om- local merchants will give their customers a  square deal. That is the vital  thing, and it is au undertaking that  will not" be shirked.  THE CRESTON REVIEW  1   ������������������-.-"..       *      -���������-.-. jj  ���������  ,���������;,-���������   i h-.it,*  t<\ . ���������  discuss redistribution from every  angld and a re-division of the* province along lines that will best conserve community "interests, so fa__  as population and regard for reasonable area within eaoh electoral  constituency will allow, should  result.  The session  is due to open on  January 21st.  Remember the Boys  Wednesday's Nelson News contained the good news that the Nelson and District Veterans' Association had ari-aiiged for the use of the  Gem theatre in order to put on a  concert to raise money to provide  Christmas remembrances for the  members' of the second contingent  from West Kootenay now encamped at Victoria.  It is eminently fitting that these  members of the old guard should be  active in this commendable work ;  they have been through the mill  and have a pretty good idea how  much these Christmas gifts will be  appreciated.  This article, however, is not intended simply as a eulogy of the  good work of the Nelson Veterans  but rather, if possible, to interest  someone herein a similar good work  on behalf of tlie ten Creston men  who will spend Christmas in camp  at Victoria.  Another half-pound 'of tobacco  all round would not come amiss, or  a few packages of good cigarettes,  or a couple df boxes of No. 1 Creston apples for the crowd, or anything else that could be made use  of. Failing this, let's be suro they  each get a few postcards in their  Christmas morning mail. Something worth while, of course, is  preferable, but ul'ter all thc main  thing is to let them know that at  this festivoseason though gono thoy  arc not forgotten.  For tho benefit of those who care  to remember thom tho address of  each and ovory ono of them is  "D Company, 80f-.li battalion, Tlm  Willows, Viotoria, B.C.  Christmas Shopping  With tho hoavy ond of tho Christ-  iiihh whopping still to lio dono TllK  Itj-Viicw cannot |������.t. Hlip tho opportunity to onco more exhort fcho  '���������ili/.eim to mako this a hnughfc-iii-  t rcHtrOii Christmas. Thorn may not  !>"; any groat sum to spend on priwi-  ������'iitn this year, but what tlioro is the  pi-op!*- Hhould try lo spend in Crew-  t /... i,��������� /.,������,  t"  A Short Session  The l915sessiou of the provincial  legislature promises to be possibly  the shortest in the histoi*y of that  deliberative body, Premier McBride stating that a period of three  weeks will suffice in which to transact the necessary public business.  Notwithstanding its brevity there  are at least two very important  items on the legislative programme.  One is the Redistribution Bill, and  the other is a measure providing  authority for a moratorium.  In his statement to the press at  Victoria on Wednesday last Sir  Richard pointed out that the crisis  due to the war made it impossible  for any government at this time to  do much more than mark time.  It is to be hoped that the legislature will not construct its moratori-  um legislation on too broad lines.  What is required is a law that will  protect those who are willing but  unable to make their payments due  un land, agreements of sale or mortgages, from being driven to the  wall by persons or corporations unscrupulous enough to take advantage of the debtor class in these  times of stringency.  At the same time the act should  be so framed that it will be impossible for persons to take advantage  of the situation and refuse to pay  even though they can.  In view of the light sessional bill  of faro thero will bo  ample time to  Reclamation  On more than ono occasion The  Review has been on the verge of  pointing out to the provincial au  thoritie8 that in case the province  found itself compelled to provide  employment for the numerous citizens who have hunted high and low  for jobs at any wage without success, the reclamation of Kootenay  Flats could not be commenced at a  more opportune, time���������nor at less  cost for labor.  Knowing, however, that funds  for tho undertaking would have to  be' borrowed, and knowing, also,  that money for loaning purposes  was a toleraby rare commodity, to  say nothing of the preliminaries to  be adjusted before construction  work couid commence, we failed to  rise to the opportunity and now our  thunder has been stolen by the  committee uamed by the- Nelson  city council to devise ways and  means of providing for the unemployed of that city and district  this winter. -   .  . A delegation composed of three  members of the relief committee,  and a like number from both the  city council and board of trade has  been named to wait on Hon. W. J.  Bowser and Hon. W. R. Ross when  in Nelson this week to impress upon  these distinguished visitors the  necessity of work of some kind  being commenced, and to point out  the desirability of at^once starting  to reclaim the Kootenay Flats.  M. R. McQuarrie in broaching,  the reclamation scheme stated that  it, had been reported on favorably  by both American and .Canadian  engineers and nearly all necessary  data had been prepared in connection with it. In the neighborhood  of 40,000 acres of land would be re-  claimed in the vicinity of Creston,  so that the work would pay for itself and he felt that the government should be asked to take some  steps. It would involve the expenditure of $2,000,000 in the district  and would givo employment to  some 400 or 500 men and he  thought that the time was never  more  opportune  than the   present  Ah an ''vidwi.-..���������;.< rtiinarltH :    "Tho  Iriiy ''rUi'idi.in nm,l<* k"*"1h    ..amp-.  i|_;ii    I.lint    Iium    hi-'-n    m< tilled   in   it  *������lll'������.H*lwl    I'll'll        bill        linlfii.liiurt    ...  ...  nii'ii.'cu ii ���������   lioni,.. ������������������������>'!  tl... } ������������������"c.1. .;'-.',"..  k**������*if������*.rH,    who   linvt-    nl ii.-l<   by   tho1  Your Every Need  for Christmas  In every department we aro well  stocked fbr the Christmas trade with  tho goods you need at the right price.  For presents we suggest:  Gents and Ladies' Ties and Gloves  Ladies, Gents, Children's Slippers  Cuff Links, Tie Pins, Brooches  Watches, Cutlery, Skates  China & Glassware���������a few  pieces at a bargain  Christmas Candies  Christmas Crackers  Billco Burke Tics���������tho newest thing  in Ladies' Nook wear. Wo havo ������  nice assortment.  Our .J A.I'ORANGES aro selling fast.  ate  THE   HOME  OF   THE  TRANSIENT  m  OOMMOOIOUS  SAMPLE  ROOMS  THE BEST AND MOST  POPULAR HOTEL IN  THE KOOTENAYS  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  white ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  The bar is s upplied with  only the best brand of goods.  . -_aa������->M������aK������M������OTMV--aH-������-������aa_--  Porters Meet Trains  Jfm    Ha    DOYLE  Manager  City Bakery  SB  Houde's Tobaccos  Jolly good Navy Cut, per "~  tin -. - ;-.?������' ���������*���������'.��������� 16c  Senator, in bags '���������''���������-��������� - 25c  Senator, in packets - 10c  Golden Leaf, in packets 5c  Turkish Cigarette Tobacco  ���������    .   TRY THEM   ���������_-_���������*������_  ������������������������  _%������*������������! ���������*���������������.  mitt. t. w. mnt  for tho conduct of the work for it  had to be done durihgt-ielow waier'  season and at this time there was  unemployment in the district and  relief work was necessary.  He was supported in his contention by A. M. Johnson who stated  that he knew the Amerioan interests would support the government.  He had acted in an advisory capacity to an American capitalist who  was interested in the scheme and he  felt that if the government would  take some steps the man of whom  he spoke would co-operate, with  them. The Amerioan interests had  spent some considerable amount of  capital in this district in connection  with this scheme and he felt that  they would be only too , pleased to  see some aofcion taken by the government. Others also spoke in  favor of the move.  In our nows columns will bo  noticed an article from Bonuer's  Ferry which goos to show that on  tho American side this reclamation  project is a vory livo matter, and  tho prosont has all fcho earmarks of  being tho psychological momont for  both conn trios to como to a definite  understanding regarding the pro-  joofc and hy starting aotual construction worlc, if afc all feasible,  solvo tho unemployment problem  whioh is apparontly as ��������� acuta in  Idaho as it is horo.  BRICKBATS AND BOQUETS  Groonwood Lodge: So far tho  rwlitor of tho Creston Roviow hao not  received a roast of venison this  year. What more docs ho want.  If is subscribers havo loaded him up  with wood and potatoos and now ho  w hollering for door moat. Try  Pat Burns.  (-ENFJlAfrSTORE  *xr  %0m.'*m^M.'sm.txJt%^M M. A  CRESTON  Cranbrook Horald: Tho Creston  Koviow is ono of tho nowsiosfc shoota  wliich cornea to our oxohango tabic  Undor tho management of Mr.C. F.  Hayes the paper has made'a"marked improvement in its news service  and general make-up. One takes  up the Creston Review these days  with a feeling of satisfaction that  he is being supplied with the news  of Creston Valley and he is not  disappointed.  Kaslo Kootenaian : The moon is  a long ways south, so that according to some weather experts we do  not need to expect any very cold  weather during this month at least.  What influence the -noon has upon  the temperature is a mystery, but  some people stoutly maintain that  it does affect it. According to moot  authorities, we may expect a pretty  severe winter after the holidays.  Other experts, notau.y a bunch.of  pig killers at Creston, who determine what the winter will be by the  "melts," whatever they are/express  the opinion that the said "melts"  indicate a mild winter.  In case relief work is necessary at  Kaslo one citizen.has offered to don*������.te  the city wood on some of his land to  furnish employment.  CRESTON and SKYLARK MINERAL CLAIMS  Situate in the Nelson Mining Division  of West Kootenay. Where located,  near Wynndel, on the Crow's Nest  Pass Railway.  TAKE NOTICE that I, Guy Lowenburg, acting as the duly authorized  agent of G. A. Becker, Free Miner's  Certificate No. 85711B, and the Estate  of Mary Walsh (deceased), Free Miners  Certificate No.85703B,intend sixty days  after the date hereof to apply to tne  Mining Recorder for a Certificate of  improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a Crown Grant of ��������� the above  claims.  And further take notice that aotion  undor Section 85 must bo commenced  before tho issuance of suoh Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 1st day of November, 1014.  GUY LGWENBURG.  BOAR FOR SERVICE  ���������TrfirgoE-iKlieh BerkablrcBoar Creston  Boy (81101) for service at Mountain  View Ranch. Fee $3.���������Stocks &  Jackson, Oroston, B.C.  Ha  If III flUtjIII  mCAM.ll IN  High class Boots and Shoes  m ,t ,j    ii iinaa  Saddle and Harness  Repairing a Speciatty  GET YOUR  Plumbing, Tinning and  General Repair Work  Doiie  by  1*   ���������     *_-���������������    ___-__��������� A AIL/l W*^  Thn imtlafnotion of work  well dono  in (or������ long aftor tho prloo 1b forctoMen  Hi  ���������<r  '!,  .-. fl  tfi  ,-mm.  *t*m  mm***  ���������i,;..,^..,:-.,-....^^^^ M-S-fl-M  'f  riH  CRESTON  REVIEW  Creston Hotel t  Our -B.C. Budget  .a'*  77t* Leading  Hotel, of the  Fruit    Belt  Y  _���������*-___-_  -C_--r_-_,^->  ������_^-9������������������e������7  Co/.   (Again  OU will make no mistake  when you get off the train  if .you sign the register at  the ; Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters tor Mining Men,  Lum.berm.en, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  J. B. Moran  Prop,  THE. CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WiU.KER,CV.O���������t__.D-, D.C.I-, President  AX-EXANDER LAIRD, General Manager JOHN AIRD. Ass't General Manager  pj_d.t__i   ���������riRnnnnnn  Umi_HLf *4|������ . *Jju-Ju,uuu  qpQcm?E mm <m Riir. nnn  BANKING  BY  MAIL  Accounts may be opened at every branch of The Canadian Bank  of Commerce to be operated by mail, and will receive the same  careful attention as is given to all other departments of the Bank's  business. Money may be deposited or with*:-rrvwn "in this way as  satisfactorily as by a persohed visit to the Bank _S24.;  Revelstoke's  patriotic   fund  totals  $741.  Revelstoke has raised $113 for Belgian relief.  Kaslo will hav** two hockey clubs  this winter.  Moyie public school has an attendance of 54 pupils.  The levy for school taxes at Natal  this year is 18_- mills.  Trail smelter employs 700 men. The  December pay was $57,000.  Last week David Oxley; of Eholt,  dug some radishes in his garden.  Revelstoke electric light plant was  out of business two days last week.  The total assessed value of the Rural  School District of Michel, is $403,905.00.  It-is expected that several camps  Will go in south of Elko after New  Years. ___  Greenwood's flrst patriotic concert  on Wednesday last netted the fund  over $100.  The Crow's Nest Pass Coal Co. office  staff at Fernie have donated $89 to the  Patriotic Fund.  The office staff of the Crow's Nest  Pass Coal Co. at Fernie has donated  $89 for local relief.  Frank claim to have the best skating rink in the Pass. 200 skaters helped open it last week.  Kelowna already has 150 destitute  persons to care for, but so far none are  reported at Penticton.  A combination concert, basket social and. dance at Silverton produced  $100.75 for Belgian relief.  $32 was netted the Kaslo Patriotic  Fund as the result of a raffle of a clock  donated by a local Jeweler.  The taxes in Penticton this year  amount to $56,700. Of this amount  $20 000 has already been paid.  G. Altobelli, a coke puller at Fernie,  got six months last Monday for selling  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Creston Branch  ���������v. -K':i   7H*7->Vv-  -.���������-.;4    I.  OH  (let Your Fruit Trees, Bushes, and  criptioii from the  Largest and Best Nursery in the West;  1000 Acres Under Cultivation  Buy From "THE ���������>?-''  BRITISH COLUMBIA NURSERIES GO.  Limited  Our Specialty:  "One year trees on 3-year whole roots"  Growu q,nd Packed by Mon of Lifelong Experience  NO IRRIGATION NO WINTER INJURY  Write fnr 8CUpago Illustrated Catalogue to  David D. Horne,  Nakusp,  P.  O., or A.  MILLER,  Arrow Lakes ORESTON, B. 0.  a keg of beei*.  He had no license.  Transfer; Livery and Feed Stables  Shipment of McLauglin Sleighs and Cutters on Haud  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Jj  Sleighs and Cutters  CpAL FOR SALE  H.S. McCreath, Prop.  Phone 56  Sirdar Avonno  Box 14  I ->-;������<_* ������Wfll&*������**!P"*&**������0^  T. **"  MONEY TO LOAN  I  I  I  Don't miss our up-to-Xmas. Special  10 per cent.  liscount on the  i  Grocery[Prices  in Creston  LANCASTER   &   GO.  THE QUALITY STORE  Canadian Pacific Railway  EXCURSIONS TO  Eastern Canada ^ ijrssted States  On Sale Dec. 1st to Dec. 31st, 1914  TBree Months' Limit  0% MONEY  MONEY 0%  Loans may bo obtained for any purpose on accoptablo  Ileal Eatato security ; liborol privileges  . ; Correspondence solicited  A.C.  AG ENCY   COMPANY  *T.R G������p Electric Bide  DENVER. Colo.  Theire are 650 hames on the Fernie  voters list but this does not include  216 entitled to vote for school trustees.  During* the last six months .six new  stores have - been -opened at .Trail.  Fifty new cottages have also been  built.  ��������� ' ��������� *  , Bellevue Qddfellov^ initiated twenty  candidates at their...meeting on Thursday last."/?**        ... '.. ��������� ���������  Tlie union officials at Frank have  thirty persons wanting relief. In some  of the homes the children are clad in  flour sacks.  The Fernie ladies relief society disbursed $1,524 for the year ended Nov.  30, $763 went for groceries, $165 for  boots and $158 for meat.  The clock hns been placed in the  tower of the Greenwood post office; It  will not be running for a few days as  all the parts have not arrived,  Rossiand Red Cross workers have  already forwarded among other articles, 543 pairs eox, 234 night shirt-i, 150  grey flannel shirts, 144 pillow cases.  Kaslo Red Cross Society him sent  Christmas gifts , of tobacco, cake and  grunting cards to the nineteen JtCaalo  men with the first Canadian contingent.  After spending two yoar in Rovol-  otocko hospital, recovering from a  severe caso of frozen feet.. Jim Barker  was discharge last week feeling as woll  as over.  Mrs. Eva Cross sued tho Consolidated M. & 8. Co. for $1)00 for alleged  damages to her fruit trees from tho  acid fumes thrown off by tho smelter.  Sho lost tho cubo.  Thu possibility of ostablishinga mllltla at Kaslo now appears rathor slim,  tho thirty Ross 'rifles that woro ut tho  drill hall having beon called in by tho  military authorities.  About ono hundred and fifty Belgians loft The Pass on Tuesday for  Calgary, whoro thoy will bo'inobilfaed  and lodged preparatory to boing sent  forward to Lake placet, in tho iking  lino in their own  country.  Boing alien enemies, and'for failing  to deliver firearms, in thoir poonciwlon  to tho Trail authorlttok, Luigl Boalr,  and Rudolph Olek was tb!.! wenk fined  $25 and $100, and ordornd to bo Interned in tho prisoners' camp at Vornon,  WiiHloriii'iiti i-iNM-i'-i/  Bi*.iiii;li iu iriu-  Canadian Rod Crow. Sooioty havo collected the mini of $181.55 of which a  largo sum has been spent In tho supplying   of such   desirable   articles as  l.<        *        <���������       0 ���������iinii  I tbvw x*lx   kittle xMXIf^.f  ...   _i.w.  h.v._\_.  VERY LOW FARES to Toronto, Hamilton, Sarnia,  Windsor, Montreal, Ottawa, Belleville, Kingston  St. John,  Halifax, and all other   points in  Ontario; ���������Quebec aiid Maritime Provinces  REDUCED RATES to points in Central States, including  Minneapolis, / St.   Paul,    Duluth,    Chicago,  Kansas City, and other points  Cheap Rail Fares in connection with Trans-Atlantic  Passages.    Return Limit S Months  I  All farther information from any Ticket Agent,  or  R. M. Dawson, Dist. Pass. Agent, Calgary, Alta.  Vernon had it 12 above zero one day  last week.  Revelstoke's coldest day so.far waB 2  bolow zero.  Clothes line thieves are operating in  Grand Forks.  The pruning school at Grand Forks  opened Monday.  The Gait mines, at. Lethbridge, put  out 60,000 tons of coal last month..  A basket social at Silverton produced $100 for tho Bolgian relief work.  Penticton has an offer of 02.80 for  $10,700 worth of 7 por cent dobenturos.  Two Grand Forks residences woro  ramsacked of furniture Rometime last  week.   ���������  Noxt year tho Doukhobors at Brilliant will manufacture thoir own fruit  boxes.  By a. voto of 185 to 60 Rovolstoko  last week voted against buying a slto  for a publio market.  According to its population, Sandon  gavo moro to tho PatriotioFund, than  any other town In Canada.  The Provincial Government hon donated the- Mum uf Om* Hundred Dollar..  toward tho Natal Rcllof fund.  Kaslo municipal voters' list for tho  year 1015 will contain about seventeen  more names than the 1014 Hut,  Kaslo hotol keepers havo made an  application to,havo a temporary reduction made in their liconso foe  Somo very dark stories in rogard to  Kuido \vo_iK_������_ bJi-okliig clgarrttes have  been heard about tho town lately.  KaHlo ilro hrigiid.-. hnd  four (Ii-i-h to  ,1    ll.,,    <t><>/V/l   *-,������.     4t,  ' V W/.-.    ....  ...   ..rrr.1>u   ^,r#*������.|.'  SYNOPSIS OF OOAL MINIG  REGULATIONS  Coal in In I ii k rights of the Dominion,  In Manitoba, Si-Hki-r.-howaniiiid Aloerta  tho Yulion Territory, the North-west  Territories and lu a portion of the Pro-  vine*-, of BritiHh Colombia, may bo leaned  for a term of twenty-one yeare at  no uiiiinitl rontnl of $1 nn aore. Not  more flr-nn 2,560 aores will bo leased to  one applicant.  Application for a lenso mnst he made  by- the applioant In portion to the Agent  or Siin-A Kim t of tho district iu whioh  the rights upplled-for ure situated.  In surveyed territory the laud inuBt  lio desoribnd by aootions, or logol nub*  divisions of eootloiiH, nnd lu uuBttrvoycd  territory tho tract nppliod for shall bo  staked ont. by tho applicant himself.  Euch application must bo nocompnnied  by a foo of $5 whioh will bo rofoudod It  the rights applied for are not available  but not otherwise. A royalty shall be  paid on tho merchantable output of tbo  mino ut tho rulo of llvu con lu por ton.  The person operating the mine shall  furnish tbo Agont with nvoin return.*  aooomiting for tho full qnnntity of mor-  ohnntablo ooal mined nnd pav th������ roy-  ulty lln-io ni. If lho coid ujining light.  nro not boing operated, Biioh rotnrnn  shonld bo furniahed nt lennt onco a year  Tho I on no wil) Inoludo tho coal mining rights only, bnt tho Ioshoo mny b������  pormlttod to purolineo whatever avail-  nb'o Hnrfnoi' riKhts may be ooiiHidu-rod  nooowmry for tho working of tho mine  nt tho rnto of $10 nn aore.  For full infonmitioii upplioation should  bo mndo to the Hoorotnry of the Depart-  lTi^iit of the lotcrlor 0'tti,,-!,ff $v to -Mi**'  ARont or 8nb-ARont'of Dominion Lnndft  W. W. 0011Y,  Doputy Minister of tho Interior,  N.  B.���������Unnuthorlv.dd piiblloiitlou^ of  tlltK   Ill-V U--t'JCrJM-lilil,     V) _>_  HUH    WV.   1/U.U   iO������,  _. on/ion  ;^''  ^r^  ������-BSBBS_-___l__-l  ****  ������ -������>U*������tM#4.>MM| ��������������� ���������.���������:niTfiamrar-mii'^-VTr_i ^  yfc^_-*������^....^.rwi,*iwwi-fly^*7^ar-f^  i.'iviri'i n-iiii.i.i iri_._i_.1i.������i.ii������������,.iiii_ i ii_-_ii.������_.,^iiii.^ inimm i ��������� i,*-'r-.-g~y.^rp    ^ ^   3.HE REVIEW, CBESTON, B. a  ���������������;  ���������T  ur._-__  eance  %  By Basil Tozer  Ward,   Lock  *.   Co.,   Limited  London, Melbourne and Toronto  ���������'    - ���������"'���������    ��������� ��������� ��������� -*���������y^  (Continued)  He put his hand to his head with a  bewildered gesture, and it seemed to  hira he saw* in the corner of the room  tlie face of the flower-girl, watching  been iu residence there for so long."  does, break out, because you know he  generally keps it so w.ell under."  "What do you think we had better  do?" ask.ed Hugh.  "How would It be," said Delia  thoughtfully,-"if we were to elope tonight."  "Good heavens!" cried Hugh, jumping up; "do be serious, Delia; this Is  a serious matter."  "But I am serious," she protested;  "we could catch the midnight train  fer Scotland and be safely married  there before papa knows anything  about it. You are married in Scotland  if you just say you are, you know. It  only needs a witness and it is all  right, I have read about It often."  "Not at all," said Hugh very emphatically indeed���������"nothing of the  kiud. All that lias been done away  with; for one thing you have to have  hiin with her mysterious smile. He remembered then lier prophecy that a  misfortune awaited hlm in this house;  and so fixed was Ms look into the corner where he seemed to see her image  that Delia noted it and said:  "What are you staring at so?"  "Nothing, nothiug," lie answered  quickly. "Delia, 1 can hardly realize  it."   .  But you  guessed,"   she  said  jeal-. then and there with that very impet-  ously.   "You guessed?"  "Indeed, I dd not," he answeerd, "1  nether guessed nor hoped. Delia, my  only wonder was how angry you would  be with nie."  "Oh, poor boy!" she said, strokiug  his cheek.  "Why," lie went tn, "1 had so little  'How silly," complained Delia, "1  thought you only had to say something  before witnesses1* and it was all  right."  She looked very angry and disgusted, but Hugh experienced a devout relief. If marriage iu Scotland had beeu  quite as easy as Delia supposed, he  was by no means .sure he would not  have  found  himself  forced  to  elope  u6us and headstrong young woman.  "No, no, Delia," he said, "It will  be only fair to put the things squarely to your father and see what he  says."  "Well, tbeu," said Delia, considering, "Ir think you had better go now;  for he may be home any minute, and  asked-Hugh. '.'���������-.  "No," answered Lord' Ambrose, recovering himself; "what's that bell?  there is a beastly cord here I tripped  on."   ���������; ;Y"  "A cord," said Hugh, bending down,  and found iu fact that,a thin but very  strong cord was stretched knee high  across the path. Surprised, he took  hold of It and tried to lift it; aud as  he did so, there was at once again the  sound of a bell, ringing softly ln the  distance.  "Is this some new idea of yours for  ringing up the house?" asked Hugh.  "I'm blessed if I know what it is,"  said Lord Anibroso, and in his turn  took hold of tho cord and pulled,  whereupon there came once more the  souud of :. bell, softly ringing at a  distauce.  "It rings a bell somewhere," said  Hugh.  "But what for?" asked Lord Ambrose.  "Will you buy my flowers, gentle-  \ men?" said a soft voice behind, and  turning hastily Hugh saw, standing  just inside the poatern gate, that .lower-girl of the lovely face and 7*d,eep,  mysterious eyes, who had spoken to  htm a little earlier iu. Kensington Palace Square and warned him of a mis-,  fortune about to befall him in his  uncle's house.  idea, so Uttle intenton of speaking j perhaps he had better not find you  even, that I remember now 1 have [ liere. If he seems iu a good temper  promised to dine with Ambrose Rous- j aud I get a chance I will say sonie-  stead tonight." thing;   and   it   not,   you   had   better  "But vou won't, now?" she said wth ! come  and   see  bim   tomorrow.  After  her quick iealousv. j aU," she added, "we cau always fall  "Oh, no/" Hugli answered at once;   back  on  an  elopement,   and   do  you  "of course not" ' know, Hugh, I think it, would be rath-  -Dea_* boy,"  she  smiled    at    him. j   ~ fun to elope?"  "Come heie and sit by me, and let us ;     Hugh did not think so at all;  but  talk." j without discussing this point he fell  He obeyed her and sat near by her. j in,  thankfully  enough,   with    Delia's  small cbuntry. Here was a demand  made upon her by a great military  power who could put five or six men  in the field for every one she? could;  and that power supported by the greatest military power in the world. How  did Servia behave? It is not what happens to you In life that matters; it is.  the way. in which you face it.  (Cheers). And Servia faced the situation with dignity. (Loud cheers). She  said to Austria: 'If any officers of  mine have been guilty and are proved  to be guilty I will dismiss them.'Austria said, 'That is not good enough  for me.' (Laughtor). It was not guilt  she was after, but capacity. (Laughter). ..   ���������������������������;������������������'  "Then came Russia's turn. Russia  has a special regard for Servia. She  has a special interest in Servia. Russians* have shed their blood for Servian independence many a timr. Servia is a member of her family, and she  "cannot see Servia maltreated. Austria knew that. Germany knew that,  and Germany turned round to Russia  and said: 'Here, I insist that you  shall stand by with your arms folded  whilst Austria is strangling to death  your little brother.'  "But there is the same r ���������*. wt-gger A*__  boastf ulriess running through th*  whole of the speeches. You saw tha*  remarkable speech which appeared la  , the British Weekly this week. It is**  very, remarkable product, as an iliua*  tration of the spirit we have.got -ts  fight. ,It Is his speech to his sold-  iers on the way to the front: ti'..  ���������'. "Remember that the German people  are the chosien of God. On me,-on mt  tis German emperor the Spirit of God.  has descended. I ain His weapon, HI*  sword, and His vlceregent. Woe to the  disobedient. Death to cowardsY aii-S  unbelievers." 7' ���������> Y-vrY.?  There has been'nothing like it since  the days of Mo-iammet. Lunacy is always distressing, hut sometimes it is*  dangerous, and when you get It-manifested in the lied of the state, and it  has become the policy oil a great empire, it is about time that it should  be ruthlessly put away. I do not believe he meant a U these speeches, it  was simply the martial straddle whick  Ire had acquired.  "But  th.re  were men around, hin-.  ��������� who meant: every word, of it. This waa  their religion. Treaties-���������tbey    tangle  | the feet of Germany in her advance;  But for the iiie of him he could not  think of a single thing to say. She  made a face of discontent.  "I thought lovers rhapsodised?' she  said.    "You don't."  "I have hardly realized I am a lover yet," said Hugh, and added hastily  as she looke.". ar. him, "I mean an accepted lover, of course. I have been  a lover long enough"  "How loi g?" she asked wtih a happv | quick impulse threw her arms about  sigh. ! his neck.  "Oh,"  he   said,   uneasily,    "a  long       "Dear old Hugh," she breathed, "I  time, months perhaps." | shall never cease wondering how you  "I  thought   you  "would   have     said i managed to find me out."  years," she rteniarked with a touch of)     How   Hugh   finally  got   away   he  discontent. | hardly knew, but at last he found him.  suggestion that he should taiie his  leave. For indeed he felt that if he  stayed, with her much longer bis self-  possession might desert him. It was  agreed that he should keep his engagement to dine with Lord Ambrose,  and then he put out his hand to bid  ber good-night. But she, laughing at  what she called his modesty, put up  her lips to be ..issed, and then on  "It sssms as etemitv " he rcdied-  truthfully enough.  "And when did you Qrst know you  loved me?" she asked, smiling at him.  "It���������it���������I," he answered, stammering while she watched him happily,  and he wondered to himself how long  he could endure this.  "Shall I tell you a secret?" sha  asked. "You know we must have no  secrets from each other now. I  thought you despised my temper and  lack of self-control."  "Oh. Delia," he protested, with his  hand pressed to his heart.  "Yes, I did" she insisted, with a little nod.    "Do you  remember telling  "No, I have forgotten," he answered  ������. quickly.    "We must forget the  past  me I was a 'brutal little fury' once?"1  and think of the future instead."  "Forget   the  past    wbeu     it   has  brought me such happiness?" she protested with a look of rebellion. "No,  -indeed.    Hugh,   tell' me  when    first  you "  "Ah, do not ask me such a question," he cried, stung beyond endurance.  "Why not?" sho asked, flashing a  swift glance at him that bad in it already something of suspicion.  "Those woro days of doubts and  this of certainty," he answered.  "Ah, ymi mean my outbreaks of  temper' sometimes frightened you,"  she observed thoughtfully. "But that  will be different now. You seo then I  rebelled against life; ond how else  can ono rebel against this great, groy  dumb tiling the/ call life, except by  kicking and Bcreamlng? But now lifo  has given mo what I wanted, and I  shall nevor fall into thoso fits of fury  again. Hugh, listen for I want to say  something."  "What?1' ho asked.  "Be faithful to mo," she said, looking at him moodily, "for if you ever  llrod of me, and left me for another;  r might kill myself, and I might kill  you, but I nm vory sure I would kill  that other."  "flush," said Hugh, sternly, "you  have no right to say such things," and  even as ho spoke ho soemed to noo  again the palo face of tho llowrr-glrl  with her watching, mysterious eyes,  "No, I know," she answerod at  onee, "It was only an idea, Hugh,  whnt do you think father will nay?"  Hugh starled violontly. In bin dismay and bewilderment he .-nd ontlr.-  fy forgot ten air about, his uncle, and  what that prosperous millionaire  would be likely io say when ho found  .luii. liiH only daughter was engngod���������  to a mnn on tho vory verge and brink  of bankruptcy.  "I novor thought or him," ho said,  'what do you think he will say?"  I um '���������.'oiuii.-.-Mg iiiol'i wluit no will  do," observed Delia.  "1 suppose ho will bo rather���������or���������  surprised," suggested Hugh, uncomfortably.  "Surprised won't be a word for It,"  returned Deliu; "il, will probably bo  mora llko u volcanic eruption lban  anything (-Inc."  "Will It, though?" said Hugh, more  nnd more uncomfortable.  "It will." mild Tit-Ohi ������fl������!i ''iMVlHIon,  "f get. my temper from pupa, yoii  know."  "Oh." huM Min-li thouf.htfully.  "And    ho Ih ovor ho much worn-.,"  foiiflmicrt     Delia dreamily, "when  It  W. N.  1.1.  10??  self outside, in _/_.c__ a contusion ana  distress of mind as not even his  threatened bankruptcy had been abl3  to evoke in him. His only hope  seemed to be that Mr. Hetherington  would forbid the match; and Hugh  had an uncomfortable feeling that the  more Mr. Hetherington forbade it,-the  more Delia would be determined on  it.  "And then uncle has always been  more than half scared of her," he  mused; "perhaps he will consent���������  lord, I may find myself married to  Delia in less than a month."  Arrived at this stage of his meditations he looked round in despair and  ..eeing a cab, halleo it and was driven  to his club, where to his surprise he  found Lord Ambrose Boustead waiting  for him/  "There you are, old chap," said  Loru Ambiflse beamingly, "I have been  planning the evening out so that we  can have a real high old time. We'll  dine at Tewxton House, then we will  go to the theatre, then we will have  supper at Robbini's, and then we will  go back to Tewxton House and finish  tho night with bridge. What do you  say?".  "First rate," said Hugh, "so long  as you don't mind my getting drunk."  "Eh?", said Lord Ambrose, putting  up his eye-glass and looking at him in  surprise; "why I thought you wore  such a sober sort, of Johnny."  "Not tonight, this is my night on,"  said Hugh, without a smile; "I'm going to bo the drunkest .man in Loudon tonight, so that Is fair warning."  "By Jove," said Lord Ambrose, "wo  are out for larks then, oh?"  "I don't know If you aro," repliod  Hugh with the same fixed look; "I  have, been in for ono lark and I am  winding up with a spree."  "Right you are," roturnod Lord  Ambrose cheerfully; "lot's take a cab  to my placo, then, and make a start."  Hugh agreed, and Lord Ambroso  balling a cab they woro driven off to  Tewxton Houso. This was a gloomy  old building, dating from tho oarly  sovonteenth century, very largo, vory  dilapidated, and vory ugly." II. stood In  largo grounds of Its own, ln what was  CHAPTER VIIT.  The Burglary at Tewxton House  But whatever emotions they might  be that, tho sight of the flower-girl  raised in Hugh's breast, Lord Ambrose Boustead seemed to have .ideas  of his own about her.  'Stand back, you," he shouted, and  ran right at her.  The girl, alarmed, sprang back into  the roadway and Lord Ambrose banged the postern gate on her and locked  it with the key he always carried  with him. As for the great entrance  gates, they were always kept locked;  for any vehicle seeking admission, the  big bell had to be rung. This waa because of the annoyance caused by  tramps, who, when the gates stood-  open, were apt to slip in on fine days  and use the grounds as a convenient  basking spot.' Hugh, standing quite  still, had a vision of the flower-girl's  pale face pressed against tbe bars of  the gate and peering in, as a captive  might peer through the bars of a prison cell. The vignette of her pale face  seen through the iron bars remained  long in his. memory.  "Now we have 'em," said Lord Ain-  brase excitedly, as he returned his  key to his pocket, "this is the only  gate and now they can't get out."  "But���������but " repeated Hugh, not  understanding, and his eyes turned  involuntarily towards the flower-girl  seen through the bars of the postern  gOte, "but  what do you mean?"  ^Why, .burglars," said Lord Ambrose impatiently for his. quick and  subtle mind had grasped the situation  more quickly than Hugh's slower intelligence, which indeed was occupied  just now chiefly by the pale face and  deep, mysterious eyes of the flower-  girl who still stood outside the gate.  "That's their decoy," said Lprd Ambrose, pointing to her, "that bell is to  alarm them, they are after dad's silver  he lent me when I first hung out here.  Come along."  (To Be Continued)  and said: 'Yini lay hands on that little fellow and I will tear your ramshackle ,empire limb from" limb. And  he is doing it.    (Great cheering).  "That is the story of the little nations. The world owes much to little  nations and to little men. 'ihis theory  of bigness���������you must lAve a big empire, and a big nation and a big nian  ���������well, long legs have their advantage  in a retreat. Frederick the Great chose  his warriors for their height, and that  tradition has become a'polic/ in Germany. Germany applied that ideal to:  nations. She will only allow six feet  two nations to stand in the ranks.  (Laughter)  "But all the world owes much to  the ltitle five feet five nations. The  greatest art of the world was the  work of little nations. The most enduring literature of the world came  from little' nations. The greatest literature of England came from her when  she was a nation of the size of Belgium fighting a great empire. The  heroic deeds that thrill humanity  through generations were the deeds of  little nations fighting for their freedom.  "Ah, yes, and the salvation of man-  'What answer did the Russian Slav] cut them Avith the sword. Little na-  give? He gave tlie only answer that! tions���������th?y hinder the advance of Ger-  becomes a man. He turned to Austria  many ;v trample them in the mire un-'  der the German heel. The Russian  Slay���������he ehalleno'es the supremacy of.  Germany in Europe; hurl your legions  at him and massacre him. Britain���������  he is a constant menace to the predominancy of Germany in the-world;  wrest the trident out of her hand.  "More than that, the new philosophy  of Germany is to destroy Christianity  ���������sickly sentimentalist*! about sacrifice for others, poor pap for German  mouths. We will have the new-diet,  we will force it on tlie world. It will  be made in Germany���������a diet of blood  and iron. What remains? Treaties;  have gone, liberty gone; what is "left!  Germany! Germany is left-���������Deutsch-  land Ubei* Alles!  "That is what we are fighting-^-  that claim of the predominancy of.������  civilization, a material one, a. hard  one, a civilization which at once-rules  and enslaves the world. Liberty goes,  democracy vanishes, and unless- Britain comes to f--r* rescue with her. sons,  it will be a dark day for humanity!.  "Have you followed the Prussian  Junker and. his doings? We are not  fighting the Germans. The German  people are just as much under the heel  of this  Prussian military caste, and  barbarism our shame would have rung to stand in the  way of a great Prus-  down the everlasting ages. -s,ai*   soldier.    Men,- women, nations.  "But Germany insists that this is un have all got to go.   This is all he has  attack bv a low civilization upon a got to say: 'We are in a-hurry.' This  higher.   "Well,   as  a  matter  of  fact is  the  answer he gave to Belgium:  ROAD HOGS OF EUROPE  kind came through a little nation? God j.more so, thank God, than^ any^oth-jp  has chosen little nations as the ves-   ~~x        "  sels by which He carries the choicest  wines to the lips of humanity, to. rejoice their hearts,4ro-exalt'.their.vision,  to stimulate and to strengthen their  faith, and if we had stood by whea  two little. nations were being crushed and broken by the brutal hands of  nation in Europe. It will be a day ot  rejoicing for the German peasant an?d  artisan and trader when the military  caste is broken. You know their pro-  tensions. They give themselves tha  airs of demi-gods, walking the-pave-  ments, civilians and their wives swept  into the gutter,    'ihey have no-right  the attack was begun by the civili-  'Rapidity of action is Germany's -great-  zation  which  calls itself the higher | fsJ^ssei\ .^"tiQ ���������f���������?L\*���������, Q9,  terror  one.   Now, I am no apologist for Rus-   hurry;   clear  out  of  my  way..  sia.     She  has   perpetrated   deeds  of  know the lype of motorist, the 1  THE  LITTLE  NATIONS  DEFENDED  8tlrrlng Speech Delivered by Mr.  Lloyd George In Queen's Hall*  (Continued From Last Week)  "What were the Austrian demands?  Servia sympathized with her fellow-  countrymen in Bosnia. That was ono  of her crimes. She must do so no  moro. Hor newspapers were saying  nasty things about Austria. Tiiey must  do so no longer. That is tho Austrian  spirit. You bad it in SSabern. How  dare you criticize a Prusti.ni official,  and if you laugh/it is a capital offence. (Laughter). The colonel*  threatened to shoot thom if they repeated it. Servian,-newspapers must  not criticize Austria. I wondor what  would havo happened bad we taken  the same line ubout German newspapers.  "Servia said: 'Very well, wo will  givo orders to tho newspapers that  they must not criticize Austrian in future, neither Austria nor Hungary, nor  anything that is theirs.' (i.aughtor).  Who can doubt, thc valour of Sorvia  whon sho undertook to tacklo her  nowspnpor editors? (l.uughtor). Sho  promised not to sympathise with Bosnia, promlsod to wrlto np critical art.  Icles about Austria.    Sho wo"*d havo  perpetrated  which i liave no doubt her best sons  are ashamed. * But what empire has  not? And Germany is the last empire  to point the finger of reproach at  Russia. But Russia has made sacrifices - for freedom���������great sacrifices.  You remember the cry of Bulgaria  when she was torn by the most insensate tyranny that Europe has ever  seeu. Who listened to the cry? The  only answer of the higher civilization  was that the liberty of Bulgarian  peasants was not 'worth the life of a  single Pomeranian soldier.    But    the  of the road, witji a 60 h.p. rar, wha  thinks the roads were made for him.  Anybody who impedes the action ot  his car by a single mile is knocked  down.  "The Prussian Junker is the road-  hog of Europe, small nationalities io.  his way are flung to the roadside,  bleeding and broken; women and  children thrust under the wheel of his  cruel car. Britain ordered out of his  road. All I can. say is this. If the  old British spirit is alive in British  hearts, that bully will be torn from  rude"*harbaVlans'"or.hev'Norti_!' they I J,is ������oat*    Wore he to win, it would  sent their sons by the thousands to  die for Bulgarian freedom.  "What about England? Yoii go. to  Greece, the Netherlands, Italy, Germany and France, and all these la.'Hls,  gentlemen, would point out to you  places were the sons of Britain have  died for the freedom of these countries. (Cheers). France has made sac  rifices for the freedom of other lauds  than her own. Can you name a single  country in the world for the freedom  of    which  the modern Prussian  has  be the- greatest catastrophe that had  befallen democracy since the days oC  the Holy Alliance, and Its ascendancy.  (To be Continued)  British Losses In the War  The official report of British ld-h-fl.  Wounded, and missing in tbo three  weeks fi-typ Sopt. 18 to Oct. 8, including the battlo of the Marne, numbers  1 :.,;>���������! 1. Lloyd's chronology of the war  on Sept. 10 reported British losses  of   1.8,000   up   to   that vrtato.    Up  till  no public mootlngH nt which anything  now rather a poorr district.; and Lordil wnklml was said about Austria.  Ambrose*.-   fathor,  Lord    Casllolmm, I    "That was not enough. S'rvia must,  was endoavoiing to sell it. to tho local  dli-mils--. from her army officer., whom  authoi'ltlct., the Iiouuu for a iiuikoiiiu  and thc grounds for a park or recreation ground. In the meantime ho got  bis son, Lord Ambrose, to llvo thoro,  an tho fact that it wub occupied enabled him to stand out for much bettor  terms of sale. Lord Ambrose . bad  agreed rather reluctantly, but tlio marquis had promised him a sharo of tbo  extra price to bo extracted from tho  local authorities, had fund shod nonif.  oi. tho )-ooiiiB very comfortably, and  had provided hlm, besides bin valet,  with two women servants, ono of  whom was an oxcollent cook. So on  tho whole Lord Ambroso was fairly  content with bis present quarters,  though looking forward to tho tlmo  whon be would again bo able to lay  bis bond in St. James's or May fair.  Tho cabman doposltod them In a  narrow dirty street, and Lord Am-  brore-*, iHf*.!<rdf*f'd-*.������r him, tunu-.d hi v,111*  Hugh liy a small postern door near tho  grout -.-i-trnuco gains that nowadays  were seldom opened. And an ho did so  ho stumbled and nearly fell on bis  face, whllo at the same time they both  soemed to hoar Iho sound of n holl  iniKUiK hoi liy ut a uiHiauco.  <"|-r*,t*������������ \.....m       ..������..       1...���������. .....  ��������� ��������� - -       ,   J   w v.        .......        jllliliHill   i  Vuutiia ahould tiii!)*.C'iucnlly ua.no.  But theso officers had just omorgod  from ii Avar whom thoy woro adding  lustre to tho Servian arms���������gallant,  bravo, efficient. (Cheers). I wonder  whether it was thoir guilt or thoir  efficiency that prompted Austria's ac  tlon. But nuVrk, tho officers wero not  named; Sorvla was to undortako .u  ndvanco to dismiss thom from thn  army, tbe nnnios to bo nont. on subsequently.  "Can you namo a country la ' Ihe  world that would havo stood that?  Supposing Austria or Germany hud Issued an ultimatum of that kind to this  country: 'You iniisL dismiss from your  army and from your navy all thoso  officers whom we shall subsequently namo!' Woll, : think I could bamo  thom now. Lord iCUehonor���������(cheers)  ���������'Would go. Sir John French���������  (cibccr::) would he ''U'������_ ubu-.l 1_������.>  business. (Laughter). Gonoral Smith-  Dorrlr-n���������(..boom)���������would br* no moro,  and I nm nnro that Sir John Jolllcoo  --(cheers)���������would go. (Laughter).  And there was another gullaiil. old  warrior who would nro���������Lord Itrihorln  (Olieers).  '".'.     ......    m    utu.t.tub   aiioii  iuu    _U������    at  I88U1H    HUB     "*      n-,v.uv     ������������!.������     >-v������     -i.i*. vjitviy.        -._,    ������.���������������_  evor sacrificed a single life? The teBt i Ootober 8th, thon, the losses ot Gon.  of our faith, tho highest standard of fronch's men totalled over 31,000.-Th*  civilization is tho readiness-to sacri- W'11'8**1, hiss at Waterloo was 22,000,  flee I'or others *he federal loss at Gettysburg 17,000.  "I would not say a word about tho���������0 ^"V.!1^80!^1110 lost 15,000. at  German pooplo to disparage them. r'0f,1coY..L,l')^ at Mol'nj,go 7\������,00\ at  They aro a groat pooplo; thoy huve ���������'V,������t������rl������������ U.000 ami at .Bautzott  great qualltios of head, ot hand, and ot r,\������ ' *��������� tte������������r*ul Fronch did "sator"  hoart. I bollovo, in spite of roeovt "KhtliiK Uian tho Germans, hnslyindinr  ovenls, thoro is as groat u Htoro ,���������!' hJ3 "V1"11 i;0<,,,^lnK army, oBtlj-iatpd  kindness Ut tho Gorman peasant as ,n , ������|- 1,1H),1".V)i!h. wor W0-.000 mon, In-tb*  any peasant in tho world, but ho has    * "  boen drilled Into a fulHo Idea of civilization, efficiency, capability, nut it, la  a hard civilization; it Is a selfish civilization; it Is a material civilization.  Thoy could not comprehend tho action  of Britain at tno present moment  Thoy say so  can understand,    sno is out ior won  goanco, sho  Is  out  i'or  territory���������Al  suce-Lorraino.   Russia, she is lighting  for mnstory; she wants Gullcla.'  "Thoy can understand vengeance,  they cun understand yon fighting foi'  mastery,   fhoy van  understand    you  ll'ijhUv.'j.   Tor ftv-ot.-d  of  territory;   thoy  cannot   understand   a* great,    empire  pledging its rosoni'cofl, pledging    Its  might, plodglng tbo lives of Its child-  .., ���������      -....._  roil, p edging its vorv exigence to pro-     >?, vn'- ,'irl c" ^.t?'1 ,roaan    w'oro    M  liM-l n  111 He; nullo*.  that  i*.ct*ks for Its   !!.'.!,,1.*,1 V.'."1..'1   V^V.?\\,5A\.;vn^.::,T'^:  dofonco.    God mado man ln his own  linages high of purpose, in the region  of  tho   spirit.    Gorman    civilization  would rocrcato hlm in fho image of a  Dloslor   machine���������precise,    accurate,  powerful, with no room for the soul to  operate.    That fti tbo higher civilization.  "What Is their demand?   Have you  rend   tlio   Kaiser's  speeches?  If  you  have not a copy, I advise you to buy  it;   tlioy   will   soon   tic   out  of  print  ���������(liiiightirr)���������nnd you won't hav* any  moro of the saint) sort ui.itIn. Thoy uio  full of the chiller and bluster of Herman  militarists���������the  mailed  lint,  tbe  shining armour.  Poor old mulled fist  hrnlsoil.    Poor   shining  .'lime u liolug Uuockoti out of It  dally battles on tho route to Paris*  and oven thoy could not bavo loslrso  much iih tho Germans they assailed Iii  tho victorious Hank mavamont at th������  Marne. Yol, ln only two groat decisive  battles  of ��������� the nineteenth    century*  u.������ |Ui.-uu ...u,.���������..-_.������",,ftVO,0*t" ".������;?_ J^^'V ,^oro th<*  'France ' thev Hay 'wo Normans lost .15,000 and 47,000 respoo-  I. She 'is out for won- \]vo&' ^V'1'0 ������������������ ^sualtlos groutor  ^���������- to tho victors Hum those suffered'hi.  the British iu their continuous day*  to-day lighting on Fronch soil. In bu*  i.hroo--Lt'l|)slc, Moscow, aud Sedan-  did tho ciuiualtios of tbe vunoulBhed-  amount to ovor '10,001).  Hut the Itrltlsh expeditionary forct  formed by far tho smallost of tb*  armies engaged in tho flrst great battlo of this war. Tho movement alone  the well articulated roatlQ  i.U-1.1 that a enmpiiiirn w  trilled in one long battle, with more  than a million on a side. The death*  in tlio wholo Crimean war, hi whioh  the armies of England, Franco, Turkey and Russia woro engaged, totalled  !ir,,ooo. U is only wltb tho losses "df  wars In Uio gross that tho citiualtta-f  df the action culminating at the M'urn*  can bo com pared.���������New York Tlmo*  111  armour���������tlm  i *r*s**sm**m*^*  r-ws  '"% #1V -P* "' tt"H,,*acu. tycuaau  Kyen iidlnmed by eirpo-  *iu������ to Sum, fiiM-Und VkiaA  MwrlM  ������B\SminTii\itslSc.Vt*T***m*%imt>rv*rrt*tiK  m iiuu <���������"��������� or Muriaa tya Kemeily C������.������ ChlccfO  ���������p *-������ * ������* m quick ly _������li������ved by Mwr  SL00 V -*t-������3ll ty*)foM������ly. NoSmarti  _���������     *������      ,        J"** Hy* Comfort.  1  J  V>'5  >  .}}  i>-  T-1  M  11'.**.  '.S\  '%\  y  ���������������*���������������������������  -ir.  .J* /���������frr  i-  THE REVIEW. CTJESTOy. H   C  /  ������M������-i^Br*_������  i  sit*  gSri___������_ft-_-_y_____-_ft__i_fefe-_--i  Constipatiosi  Vanishes Forever  Prompt Releef--f>������mian������)r������- Care  BARTER'S UTTLE  L1VEB PILLS nevet  leal.   P-rtely v������-8������-  -*_b_e*-_*act surely  '-wlgw-tly on  the ave..  Stop altar  , dinner-.  ' tJistr^s���������-,  cuieu_di-_ __   .  Stionr~Jinp-ove"tl-< ���������ompteE-on���������brighten  r<_ye*. Small IW, Small Dose, Small Price.  ..   Genuine tnuBtbc-t Signature  The Spirit of Old  Relating   his experiences to a pressman, Lance Corporal Edmondson of  the Royal Irish'Lancers, said: "There  is absolutely   no doubt that our men  are ftill animated-by the, spirit of old.  I came on a couple  of men of  the  Argyll  aii't. Sutherland    Highlanders  who-had been cut off at Mons.    One  was "badly wounded,   but "his companion had stuck by him all the time in a  country swarming with Germans, and  though they hau. only a few biscuits  between them they managed to pull  through until wo picked thera them up.  I pressed the unwounded man to tell  me how they managed to get through  the four days ;on six biscuits, but he  always got angry and'told me to shut  up.    I* fancy  he  went without  anything,  iand gave- the biscuits to the  wounded man.    They -were r   offered  shelter mainy; times I>y FrenchYpeas-  ants,    but   -they? were  so  afraid  of  bringing trouble on these kind folk  that they wouldnever accept shelter.-  I One night they lay out in the, open  $,  timgmM  ;MtiY'UfmE0  MAKING   PAPER-PULP  r xieavy  fl f.mt. _-_-,, 1.  U.W ,, _-������>v/ IX. f  though they could have had shelter,  Uhlans were on the prowl, and they  would hot think of compromising the  French people, who would have beeii  glad to help them.  ? "In another case there was a man  of the Essex .Regiment who fought  the Germans single-handed until shot  in both legs, and then crawled away  to' die rather 7 than. surrender. Fortunately for him; he was discovered  through the sagacity of a horse belonging to our regiment, and we  brought him in. -His only question  was whether he would be court-  martialed for leaving ' his . company  without authority, but if he pulls  through no court-martial is likely to  -go dgainst him even if he was technically at fault."  Too many women struggle  under pains and aches.  They are not sick���������but weak,  nervous, irritable.  Such women need that blood-  strength that comes by taking  SCOTT'S EMULSION. It also  strengthens the nerves, aids the appetite and checks the decline.  If wife, or mother tire easily  or look ran down^SCOTT'S  EMULSION will buVd her up.  -SHUN SUBSTITUTES.  _-_���������-__  Government  Will   Test  New   Met.io''s ���������  With   Moasrn  Equipment I  * ' The Dominion i' orestry Branch has j  spared no reasonable expense in equipping its Forest Products Laboratories,  recently established at Montreal in cooperation .with McGULjUniversity, witft  the most modern and efficient machines for testing thv_ properties and possibilities of Canadian woods. Some native species of trees, little used until  now, will be tested to see whether  they are suitable for pulp and paper  manufacture. For this purpose the  largest non-commercial paper machine  iu the world will bo installed. This has  "the unique feature of being adjustable  to the manufacture of all grades of  '.paper..    .���������?'���������*'< '���������'     ?...-. - -       ?"--    ���������'���������.--.  Detailed records of the process of  manufacture of the different grades of  paper will be kept. In this way Canadian, pulp and paper manufacturers  by adopting the same" methods 'may  achieve similar results.  Another very important feature of  the work of these laboratories will be  the investigating of various methods  j of wood  preservation.  By such pro  Wm0mm^  C.P.R. Employees and the War  A tribute to  the Belfast agent of  the Canadian Pacific Railway is paid (cess  the life  of railway ties, posts,  ii  Soft corns are difficult to eradicate,  hut Holloway's Corn Cure will draw  them, out painlessly.  MRS. NEWLYWED SAYS-  **1 can't imagine how you  manage to be dressed by the  time your husband comes  home on a washday."  Mrs. Wiseneighbor Says--  an Eddy   "Globe"  '1 use  Washboard and an  Eddy  In  i  dun-ted FibrewareTub which-,  keeps the water warm a long  tinnte."���������"Nja fear of rust.  BUT BE SURE THEY'RE  EDDY'S  Equipment. of  Soldiers .. ���������".  .  Following is a list of the kit furnished to-'.-private' soldiers by the government  over  and   above   their  uniforms and arms: Drawers, two pairs,  winter   weight:*" shirts,   three,     light  weight;   shirts,? two winter    weigh.;  undershirts, two winter weight; socks,  three pairs, winter weight; waistcoat,  Cardigan, woollen; woollen gloves, one  pair; woollen Balaclava cap; woollen  scarf, seventy-two inches long; housewife, containing needles, thread, pins,  buttons, etc.; holdall, containing knife,  spoon, folk,, razor, comb? brush, towel;  braces, boot laces, canvas shoes, clasp  knife'on lanyard. This list appears to  contain all "comforts" needed by soldiers, except cholera belt-and Iiandker-  chiefsY      ."���������"���������'?'���������  by the Belfast Dally Telegraph of October 10th, which reproduces a photograph of Mr. W. M'Calla, the Belfast  agent of the. company, together with  his  staff,  all in    regimentals.    "The  C.P.R.," it says, -"has placed the benefit of-its-widespread organization at  the service of the'empire in the present crisis, and has  developed itself  into a great recruiting agency for the  British army.   Every office is a centre  of  patriotic   activity,   and. the   company's employees have given an excellent lead  to  others  in--joining the  King's forces in large numbers. The  Belfast Office, so capably managed by  Mr. W. M'Calla, is no exception, and  of the group of the chief and his staff,  shown herewith, no fewer than six are  now preparing for the front as recently-joined members of Lord Kitchener's army.    The display of pictorial  posters in the windows of the Victoria  street offices is very fine,  and certainly it cannot be said that the Belfast staff has heen deaf to -the stirring  appeal, under one of the most effective  of them:  Lads of the desk and wheel and loom,  Noble and trader, squire and groom,  Come where the bugles    of England  play;  Ovei^the'Mils and far away.  poles and construction timber will be !  in some cases doubled. It is expected  that it will be proved possible to use  many of the most common Canadian  Woods for purposes to which, except  for their non-durability, they are admirably adapted. Birch, for instance,  if treated with creosote or zinc chloride, or with a little of both of'theso  preservatives, makes an ideal railway  tie or paving block, being cheap and  also very resistant -to the wear and  tear of traffic.  SHU .another side of the w6rk will  be to develop chemical methods for  utilizing the large percentage of wood-  waste at present resulting form lumbering and milling operations. A circular will. soon, be issued from the  Forestry Branch, Ottawa, treating of  chemical .methods of "wood utilization.  Another, recent circular describes in  detail the purpose of the laboratories  and the work to:be Investigated. John  S. Bates, B.A., B.Sc., the superintendent of the new Forest Products Laboratories? is among the best "authorities  in America oh. the manufacture of  pulp and paper, and under his efficient  direction these laboratories. will, no  doubt}-' amply justify? their -establishment.    ':���������-,'  It  ..*.-������  Children Teething  BABY IS VERY COMFORTABLE AND  LAUGHS DURING THE TEETHING  PERIOD.  THANKS TO  Mrs. WBNSL.OWS  Soothing Syrup  PURELY VKQETABLE--NOT NAHCOTIO  5100   REWARD,  ������1W -'.���������������������������.  %The ^readers of this paper will b������  pleased to learn tbat there Is at least  S������!..d������ll.ae? a,s*a������������������ tt������aA. -science haa  ?*?5?-'.a^l?'-'_to ?������re In-all its stages, and  that la Catarrh.YHall's Catarrh*Care^s  the only-.'positive cure    now   known   to  _&SoJ?������d*,_*ial *T2*.r***Yt Catarrh bein* a  constitutional disease.,requires a constl-  f^1^?,^ *������������tment.- .HaiA Catarrh^Curo  l*L ta������-f& Jnteraally, acting directly upon  the. blood. ar-d  mucous  surtaoes  ot ^ho  8__������*5_- '&**$?*' deatroyin_r the foundation of thejJieease and giving the pat-  tiSJ���������"SS?*_-2 ^.bull<I������n������ ������P the constltu-  2������n. ?n^aB8,stlng nature In doing Its  y?-"-.- . T1i! Proprietors have so muck  'ajth In Its curative powers that they  ��������������������� iP^,HVndred* -Dofiars .(or any. case  timoniafal,8.t0c?.r?*> Bend *<������ Hot of tes-  AdrtresB F. J CHBNHY & GO.. Toledo, O. Sold by all Dnunrtfltft fin  Take  Hall's   Family   PUlf*-? cShsupol  MOST PERFECT Made  ��������� mmxmmmmmmmmmmmx^mmmmuxmmmammmmmmmma.  THE INCREASED NUTRITI-  O US V A LU E OP BREAD MAD E  IN THE HOME WITH ROYAL  YEAST CAKES SHOULD BE  SUFFICIENT INCENTIVE TO  THE CAREFUL. HOUSEWIFE  TO GIVE THIS IMPORTANT  FOOD ITEM THE ATTENTION  TO WHICH IT 18 JUSTLY ENTITLED.  HOME BREAD BAKING REDUCES THE HIOH COST OF  LIVING BY LESSENING THE  AMOUNT OF EXPENSIVE  MEATS REQUIREDJTO SUP*  PLY THE NECESSARY NOUR-  iSHhiENT TO THE &OBY.'  E. JrVi Gl ttETT CO. LTD.  TORONTO, ONT.  WINNIPEG MONTREAL  tlon.  N.1 N*2N4  U.sd In Ifrencl-  Ho-piuli witb  fHI MOW FRKNOH RBMKDV.  THERAPaOW  STtAt -UCC. tl, CURBS CHRONIC WRAKNRS.. LOST VIGOR  3. VIM. MONKY, RLADDBR. DISI!A_K_. BLOOD POISON.  -.LB*. KITHKR MO. DRUQOIBTS Or MAIL 81. POST 4 OTS  KOUORRA CO, W. ���������RRKMANflT^HEW VORKor tVti AK -ROR  jrSROWTOr WRITR rOR fRBK BOOH TO OR. L������ CLERO  ll������O.CO.UAVRR_TOCRKO.UAMFaTBAD. LONDON UNO.  JM>rNIWBRAORK(TASTRM-BS)*OUMOr BASV TO TAKI  "������������������___��������� ___.* -ESF-H Efel-THIWI    BAPR AND  * I ^_C-il������-M-i-r   l^_r_TO  1.ASTIN0co*������.  KB THAT. TIUOB MAKKRD WORD    TIIKRAPION    IS Oft  IT. OOVT. STAMP APPUttD TO ALL QRHUlNS rACKZTt.  WANTED  I_ADll_8 WANTKD TC������ DO PLAIN  and light sowing at homo, wholo or  spavo tlmo; good pay; worlc sent  any distance, charges paid. Sor.d  stamp for particulars. Natloniu  ManufucturliiB Co.,  Montroal.  PATpNTS  Foathai'stonhaygh & Co., bend office,  King atroot oast, Toronto, Oanadu.  "Will you dlroct mo to your range  department?" askod tho lady in tho  dig department etoro.  "Cortnlnly, madam," ropllod tho polite floorwalker; "rlflo, lcltchon or  mountain?"���������Yonkers Slatouman,  Bravery of Belgian Women  Sergeant E. W. Turner o������ the Royal  West Kent Regiment, who was severe?,  ly injured at Mons, in a letter says:  "I was wounded about one and a  half hours after the battle commenced  and lay in the trenches for nlno  hours. We are in a convent which  has boen made into a temporary hospital, and the convent sisters and  other Belgian ladles are very kind to  us. Two of thom are paying particular attention to mo. They keep coming and. propping mo up in bed and  giving me barloy water and cigarettes  and batho my head with eau de Co-  logne. Tho womon who nro looking  aftor us are vory brave. The sight of  the wounded when I camo here last  night was enough to turn trained  nurses, but thoy do their worlc bravo-  iy."  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  HoitBowi-o (to now domestic)���������  Tlioro is ono thing I wish to nay to  you. Tlio last girl had a habit of  coming into tho parlor and playing the  piano occasionally. You novor ploy  tho piano, do you?  Now Domestic���������YIs, mum, I play;  but I'll havo to chargo yor half a  crown a woolc extra If I am to furnish music i'or tbo family.���������Liverpool  Mercury.  Spies in Canada-  a fact tha������ agencies are at  work circulating falsiS^iterature intended to under-minfe. the loyalty of  Canadians to their own cause and  to justify the hellish assault of  "Prussianized Germany on the peace  and liberties of" Europe. The so-  called German-Canadian Alliance of  Saskatchewan some time ago. petitioned the Borden government to  restrain the Canadian press from injuring the feelings of German Immigrants. The members of this society  apparently expected all the ^newspapers to repress the kaiser's mad  speeches, and to exclude accounts of  German atrocities against the helpless  Belgians. These are only the more  open evidences ��������� of German activity  throughout the Dominion.  There Is even greater need to protect the country against the underground workings of the Prussian,  agents and spies. No matter what the  social qualities of these outsiders may  be, they must not be permitted to  menace the security of the state. Canada is in a condition, of war. The safety of our lives and property and the  integrity of the empire are at stake.  No careless tolerance' or easy leniency  must be allowed to endanger all that  wo hold most dear.���������Toronto News.  WHEN BABY IS ILL  5  When the baby is ill or out of  sorts give him Baby's Own Tablets.  They are the ideal medicine fop little  ones and never fail to relieve constipation and indigestion; cure colds,  allay simple fevers and promote  healthful sleep. Concerning them  Mrs. F. Wurker, Ingersbll, Onf., says:  "I have used Baby's Own Tablets for  eight years and can. highly recommend them to all mothers for "babyhood and childhood ailments." The  tablets are sold by medicine dealers  or by mail at 25' cents a box from  The Dr. Williamsr* Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  No Peace by Subjugation  As Lord Churchill points out peac*  can never come by. subjugation. It  can never come by "Britain over all  the; world," or "France -over all the  world," or "Germany over all. the  world." It must come only by the  nations living their own lives quietly,  enjoying their own possessions whii������  respecting those of others, and each  confiding in the others? joint civilization. The nations nrist become neighbor-nations, not ruler-nations. And the  rulers who sit in chairs of state must  be men of works and arts, and not  men of the cword. The sword was  never a. wise ruler; it has cometirmes  been a useful servant.���������Detroit News.  PRESSED HARD  Heavy Weight on Old Age  ��������� IW.mi.jiiw.^.i  KIDNEY  V PILLS. :-  . J. I I . .   .    .. -  'Ai}\ \\V>'>Y  Attacked by Asthma.���������The first fonr-  ful sonsatlon Is of suffocation, which  hour by hour becomes moro desperate  and bopoloss. To snob a case the rellof  afforded by Dr. J. D. Kollogg's Asthma  Romody soonifl nothing loss than miraculous. Its holp is quickly apparent,  nnd soon the dreadful nUncle Is mast-  nrod. The asthmatic who has found  out the dopoudubUity of this sterling  remedy will uovor bo without it. It Is  sold ovorywboro.  "It is tho duty of evoryono to mako  nt lonst ono person hnppy-during.tbo  woek," said a Sunday school toaehor.  "Now, have you done so, Johnny?"  "Yes," said Johnny promptly.-  "That's right.   Wlui. did you do?"  "I went to soo my aunt and sho was  !i.".;.;'y %vhen I v/cr.t heme." ���������l.r.aics"  Homo Journal.  W. N. V. 1027  Llttlo Johnny���������Mm'. Tnlkouidown  paid you^u big compliment today.  Molfier~-Did sho roally. Well,  (bnro's  no  denying flint woman  bns  sense.    What did she say?  -���������i.     .. /-.. .      ..    .      .....  J.illt.)       ,,\J.tl. It J .......       ,.,*������V*       .I..W      *.������,U������4    If  uno liuw you camo to have such a nlco  llttlo boy ns I was.  When* peoplo realize thc injurious  effects of tea and coffeo and tho  change in health that Postum can  bring, they aro usually glad to lend  thoir testimony for the benefit o������  others.  "My mothor, slnco her early childhood, was an Inveterate coffee drinker, had been troubled with her hoart  for a number of years and complained  of that 'weak all-over' fueling and  sick Btomach." (Tho effocts on the  system of toa and coffeo drinking aro  vory similar, bocauso thoy each contain the drug, caffeine).  "Somo time ago I was making a  visit to a distant part, of tlio country and took dinner with ono of tho  merchants of tho place. I noticed a  somowhnt uuusual flavor ot tho "coffoo" and askod hlni concerning it. Ho  ropllod that it was Postum.  "I was so ploased" with it that, after  tho moal was ovor, I bought a pack ago  to carry homo with mo, and had wife  proparo somo for tho noxt moal. Tho  wholo family wero do woll plcapod  with It that wo discontinued coffoo and  usod Postum entirely.  "I had roally boon at times very anxious concornlng my mothor's condl-  tldn, but wo noticed thnt aftor UBlng  Postum for a short tlmo, sho felt so  much bettor than sho did prior to Its  use, and hud little trouble with lior  hoart, and no sic: stomach; that tho  hondachos wero not so frequent, and  her gouei.U condition much iuipiovud.  This continued until she wns well nnd  hearty.  "I know Posltrm has bonofllod my-  solf nnd tho other mombors of thu  family, but not iu so marked r. dogroa  as ln tho caso of my mothor, as sho  was a victim of long standing." Namo  glvon by Canadian postum Co., Windsor, Out.  Postum comes in two forms:  p������*Hi|?,������ Pef.H'IWV���������T,1.^,,1t I'1''' V,r*l'  boll.  ed. 15c and 25c packages.  It-iKtar-t Pontum���������is a. Holublo powder. A tonnpoonful dlnnolvon quickly  In a cup of hot wator and, with cronm  and sugar, makes n delicious hover-  hro Inctantly.    30c nnd noo tins.  UUUI    UllUIH    lb  Singer at the Front  Among the Russian officers on the  Prussian frontier is M. Tretiakoff, a  well known singer in the Petrograd  Opera, and formerly an artillery officer. To encourage the men, he sang  in the trenches military songs relating  to Peter the Great, the soldiers joining in the chorus. He also sang songs  from Tchalkowsky's operas.  During the recent fighting twelve  Russian guns wero attacked by a  strong German force and wer-i ordered to retreat. One battery was incapacitated owing to the horses being either killed or wounded.  M. Tretiakoff shouted, "We, can't  leave any guns behind, boys'," and  went to the aid of the battery with a  few. horses, ho himself acting as  driver.  A Medical Need Supplied.���������When a  medicine is found that not only acta  upon the stomach, hut'is so composed  that certain ingredients of it pass unaltered through the stomach to find ac- .  tion in, the bowels, then there is available a purgative and a cleanser ot  great effectiveness. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are of this character and  are the beet of all pills. During the  years that tfiey* have been in use they  have established themselves as no  other pill has cone.  "Papa," asked James, "wouldn't you,  be glad if I saved a dollar for you?"  "Certainly, my son," said papa, so  delighted at this evidence of building  business ability that he handed the  you tli a dime.  "WelU I saved it all right," said  James, disappearing, "You said if I  brought a good report from my teacher, you would clve mo a dollar; but  I didn't."  Minard'a  Liniment Cures  Diphtheria,  Hubby���������A word to the wise Is sufficient, my dear.  Wlfoy-���������I know it, Henry. That'i  why I have to be continually and everlastingly talking to you.  An Awful Possibility  Breathlessly he rushed into the  barber shop. His hat, collar and  necktie - wore off In a trlco, and he  sprang into the chair over which old  Fritz presided.  "I want a shavo and a hair cut, and  I have only flCtoon minutes," ho said.  Old Fritz stopped to consider. After  a fow soconds he asked:  "Vltch do you vant tho most?"  iiA shavo."  The shave took about eleven min-  utos.  As Fritz removed tho towel from  his customer's nock, ho said:  "Mino frlond, don't nofor again aslc  a harbor to cut your hairs and shafo  you in fifteen minutos, bocauso somo-  tlmo you might hnd a barber vat  would do it."  Wflllll YOU Like  Hair LIKe Tills  Minard's Liniment Cures  Cows.  Garget   In  "Yea," ho rtynarlccd, alrelchlng himsolf lazily in tho one roally comfortable chair ln tho commercial room.  "I'm the youngost child of a vory big  family."  "TToiV ninny r.f yon nre thr.ro?" n*--..*:-  cl a fellow knight of tho road.  ".Well," ropllod tbo hi'/y on*1, "tlioro  woro ton of us boys, and oach of us  had a sister."  "What!" gasped his questioner. '/Do  you moan lo uuy- Liml UiOi'i; wore twenty of you?"  "Dour, doar, no���������-only t-lovun."���������  Fun.  i no cost por cup ui  "Thore's a Reason" for Pontum.  ���������sold  by Grocers.  Not So Far Wrong  Tin class bud taken up the subjects  of the rulurs of the world. T!.e rrcul-  diMit. of tho United Hti*t-J.'<, lho King  of England, and their powers nnd  -Uiu-Mou_i bud b:������on dlfeussod.  "A Knls r,"   replied   Wllllo,   whoso  I  IrUUIIK      I'VMH.      \>..r.     t,. ..I.l .III., j       _u.,_i. ....  I m-   .\,^i ll i^f.1   tiU.ln.'i-    -"Iti    n    a*������������������*���������/���������>nm   (\t  I hot" wai it tipi'liiKlii'  up  nnd   disturb*-*  ing lb������j ..unit."  CMairuSO-i)  YvMelp^ii  Realize this ambition, wheii  ������r,r^r>������./wl 1>*P       f\*lfl/*-Vl t*t        /^IfllL-l  t������Uiii������������I.WMr m-fj **** Umi -V * *-- * m a ** -v*  -".I*-.  mentr by keeping your scalp  clean and frep from dandmfr,  itching and irritation.  ������n .....������.-.. *r������ ��������� ��������� ���������   *... ������w ��������� if  *"-* y-.r.l^M.. 'J..*-, an"-" fltn,*ix*t *f.lA ��������� IS,v.������������������.),..,.  *%*  Wnrl<l. I,U>mr������l������������_*)l)ln nffarli tnkllMl trr*. with n*_-������|  book, A������1<lr*������ni"e-*i!'Mir������,"l>.*t*rt  K iiomon, I'.H.Jfc  "%���������'���������'��������� ���������    _-  ���������m- i-.-.v--*  ������������������*���������������-,������������������:���������'   M:titim  ���������t*v*:  _���������?;?  mm  ^|rS:i^i  %-vY^  -Mititi������  Miti--.  Mti  ^r-Y*?  .11  ���������Mi  l*ti  -ft* -  tf-: -  ���������*&ti  ms  4  '���������$$���������  %:'m  ti  **.!  "ft*"'  3-^  ���������*���������/..,������  ^  ���������\.H  ���������il  *,  W**mmmm*m******W*W*  wmmmmtwmtiWmmmmmswm&m^  ___^*t^w___t____i_L������ef iti-tii-wtei.- ite  mmmmm -^  CRESTON  REVIEW  9������BIB������HVB  Our,stock of Toys, Books  and Fancy Goods mil be as  complete this year as usual  ano_ we solicit your trade.  Do not send your money |  to the  Catalogue  Houses, j  but   patronize your  home  store.   You   will   find   our  prices reasonable.  Help   build   up   YOUR  OWN town.  Creston Drug &Book Go.  ���������������muMs^ssmi  M    ti,  ��������������������������� ��������� ' "   ��������� >M"~mm,,-^--m,'*~'���������*'7?r,?X'?������m?--r~rT7?F  P. BURNS & Co.  Urnited  CRESTON        -      B.C.  Head  Offices  CALGARY; VANCOU  VER; EDMONTON.  De������*lt"rs iu  MEAT  WhoSesaSe  CKII-U  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prrces are reasonable  Good Morning  We are Introducing  American Silk  American Cashmere  American Cotton Lis  HOSIERY  They havo stood the test. Givo  real foutwear comfort. No seams  to rip. Nover become loose or  baggy. The shupo Is knit in���������  not pressed in.  GUARANTEED fo_* fineness,  style, superiority of material and  workmanship. Absolutely stainless. Will wear 0 months with,  out holes, or now onea froo.  OUR SPECIAL OFFER  to every one sending us $1.00 in  currency or postal notes, to cover  advertising audahipping chargea  wo will send postpaid, with writ-  ton guarantee, backed by a five-  million dollar company, either  3 Pair* of our 75c. tutlae  American Silk Hosiery,  4 Pair* of our SOc. Value  Amcricun Co-ihmcro Uoulcry  4 Pair* of our SOc. value  American Cotton-Lisle Hosiery  or   6 Pair* of Children'* Ho*imry  Give tho color, si/.o, and  whether Ijiulios' or Gents' hosiery is desired.  DON'T DMLAY���������OiToioxr  when it dealer hi your loenll  ���������ducted.  or  or  itpirefl  IftvlH  THE INTERNATIONAL HOSIERY CO.  P. O. Rox SM4  DAYTON,       OHIO,       U.S.A.  Local and Personal  Come on in���������the shopping is fine.  A, C. Bowness of Cranbrook paid  Oreston a business visit the early part  of the week.  Miss Waddy was sufficiently recovered from her illness to resume teaching on Monday morning.  To insure deli very on or about Christmas Day mail for points in Quebec  and Ontario should be posted at Creston before noon on Saturday.  The Creston band concert-dinner  on Saturday night should draw a  bumper crowd. Half a dollar p������ys for  the concert and dinner,   and another  The last train over the K. "V. into  Creston on Tuesday. Until spring the  Great Northern will not run Its trains  any further west thau Port Hill. This  service had been twiee-a-week since  October.  A letter from one of the Creston  men with tbe First Canadian Contin-  ! gent at Salisbury Plains states that  ' the men are uow housed in wooden  I huts. 51 men to a hut and aro as com-  r fortable as can be.  bought-in-Creston  j The attendance at Creston Sunday  | Schools should it>ach high water mark  ; on Sunday. The Christmas entertain-  i monts are all scheduled for next we_>k  I ���������Methodist ou Monday, Presbyterian  j and Roman Catholic on Tuesday, and  } the Church of England on Wednesday.  f The Methodist Sunday School will  j hold then- annual entertainment and  : Christmas tree in Mercantile Hall on  j Mondaynightcommencingat So'clnck.  .; The program will consist of solos.  i recitations, dialogues, a motion song,  ��������� doll drill and good night song, besides  : choruses by the school assisted by.the  j "Creston Band." Every child will re-  ] ceive a bag of candy. Adults 15 cents  j children 10 cents.  I. Creston Lodge Knights of Pythias  j ejected officers for the ensuing term at  ] Monday night's; meeting, the follow.  j ing being chosen :  C.C.���������Geo. Pacv.  I     V.C.���������A. Lindley.  Prelate���������R. S. Bevan.  M. of W.���������T. Harris.  M. of P.���������Rev. W. G. Blake.  M. of B.���������Dr. Henderson.  K. of R. ������fc S.���������W. V. Jackson.  M. of A.���������R. Telford.  I.G.���������H. Leonard.  O.G.���������E. C. Gibbs.  The    officers   will   be    installed    at  a later meeting.  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  Ilro. Life and A'joiflent  iMtarn.-i.c**-  UICAI. KHTATK, ICtr  I KAIL ��������� - li.v  rtlTV     lOWWNWWPr,  .Vwufti miwn    %'*m**0mmm  ; RESTON  B.C.  Latest word from Victoria is to the  effect that, the effort to induce the  Creston boys to join the Highlanders  was without, success. The chilly weather was too much for Billy Murdock  who says he wants to make a good  impression when he marches into Berlin. "What with frost in the winter  and flies in the summer my lower  limbs would present tho appearance of  a Dutch crazy quilt and I don't want  all the women running after me to  copy tlie pattern."  The Christmas tree entertainment  of the Presbyterian Sabbath School  will be held in tho church on Tuesday  night, Dec. 22nd, at .8 o'clock. A  splendid programme by the scholars  has been arranged and presents will  be distributed. Tbo admission foe is  25c. for adults and 15c. for children not  members of thc school. In the room  adjoining thc church a number of  articles not sold at tho bazaar will bo  on display and will bo marked down to  a very low figure as tho ladies do not  enro to carry anything ovor to another  year.  At tho annunl meeting on Saturday  night the Creston District Conservative Association elected tho following  officers for 1015:  Hon.  Pres.~.T. H. Schofield, M.P.P.  President���������C; O. Rodgers.  VJce-Proiildont   Dr. Henderson.  Secy.-Troas.���������E. C. Gibbs.  Executive���������Geo. Iluscroflv, .T. Hob-  don, A. Miller, Stace Smith and Clius.  Huscroft.  Tlie executive-committee members  from outside points are: .T. D. Crawford, Canyon City; W. J. Cooper,  Wynndel; E. Simmons,West.Creston;  Geo. Hunt, Kitchen-**!. *, nnd Mr. Tx.ni.-  by, Sirdar.  Tho annual mooting of thc Creston  Cemotery Company was held on Friday night with retiring-president W.  Or-mvford in ihe chair, when the following officers were elected for thu  ensuing year; Protddout, Capl.Mallan-  daine; Vice-President, W.Crawford;  oircmlnry, .1. In-i-den; Treamirer, iJ.  Scott; Directors. Mokhi-h. Mallnudaino,  Crawford, Hobden, (I. Iluiicroft, K. G.  Little, G. Hobden and A. Miller. The  treasurer's statement wiui  presented  ������,-l<-     ������������������trUtllli      KUIilltO      t������il     4������,    till ..llAII II  *��������� t. I *    ' ������ . I * tt  muller  of  generally   Improving  tho  cemetery will bo taken u|>.  Let    fy  Christmas.  This is the open season for Christmas hunters.  Five ,'taore shopping days before  Christmas.   Get busy.  This is the best day in tho month for  Christmas shopping.   Do it now.  Wanted to Borrow $1,500.00 at  15 percent, interest���������Ashley Cooper,  Wynndel, B.C.  Christmas Day the general delivery  wicket attho postofllce will be open  from 4.80 to 5.30.p.m. only.  Fo>K SAX-B���������-Household furniture? including now range, chairs, mattresses,  etc., to be seen at Rev. Healoy's ranch,  Erickson.  There will be a "social hour" Jund  watch night service in the Methodist  church New Years'eve, commencing  at 0 o'clock.  Miss Bertha .Hurry, who has been  attending Normal school at Vancouver the past, term, returned on Monday for the Christmas vacation.  Capt. Mallandaine was in Cran-  bi-ook on Monday attending a conference of officers commanding the different companies of the East Kootenay  Regiment.  Farmers* Institute monthly meeting  to-night. After the regular business  has been disposed of Jas. Heath will  speak on -"Nursery Stock," to be followed by a free and easy discussion of  the subject.  No less than four cars of hay are  unloading at Creston this week. Two  for Canyon City Lumber Co., one for  H. S. McCreath and one for the Far-  Tners* Institute. The Fruit Growers  Union is also   unloading a car of feed.  S -turday's session of the police and  small debts court wasthemost lengthy  in Crestnns judicial history. Justices  Lowenberg and Watson opened the  session at _.:30 and it was 7:30 before  the last judgement, was handed out.  Six small debt and one criminal case  No more ofthe strenuous life fbr the  deer for at least nine months���������the season closing on Tuesday. So far as the  whites go the 1914 season has been  about the leanest on record ih Creston  due for tbe most part to the late arrival of the snow, which only came  about a week before the season ended,  Pending news of the season's killing  by Milt Beam and his father the trio  of deer brought in from Yahk by M.  McLeod would seem to be the best  showing for 1914.  IThe Following DISCOUNTS WU! be I  given on IMMEDIATE ORDERS  ���������-- . 25 per cent on Apple Trees  10 per cent on All Other Nursery Stock, Except  Rose Bushes  Do not place your order before getting our quotations  fin m*r0������?Sm& gw*������rt&@B*S@&  Comprising 125 Acres GRAND FORKS, B. C.  ���������|prarik V<' Staples* Agent, Erickson, B. C. 1  teti'-titi-,    'ti: ', -���������"'.'?��������� '        ...   .-      *    B������  BSBSB  aa  W. H. Stevens, superintendent of  telegraphs and telephones in eastern  B.C. is this week expected to make a  trip over the pi'oposed government  telephone line between-Duck Creek  and Kootenay Landing in order to advise headquarters as to the possible  cost of connecting up Creston with the  Landing. R. F. Green, M.P., will endeavor to have the government* make  a grant for the work at the forthcoming session of tho commons.  Dinner and concert from 5.80 to 7.30;  dancing from 8 to 12 midnight. This  is the program for the Creston Band  entertainment in Mercantile ballon  Saturday night. Tlio dinner is 50 cts.  a plate and the dance 50 cents additional. You are welcome to attend  either or both sections of the evenings  program and. are sure to go home satisfied. We again remind our readers  that tho band Is entitled to a bumper  turnout and trust tho citizens will not  miss this chance of showing their ap-  prclatlon of tho band's good work.  The ProRbytorian Ladies' Aid bazaar  and social on Tuesday afternoon aud  evening was a very successful affair in  both departments. Tho goods offered  for sale at tho bazaar found u quite  ready nale, aud Uio aouiul hi the evening attriigtod it good crowd. Mr.Davls,  Mi'.I-iddulph and R. Staples gavo solos;  Misses E. Bradley and Zalla Johnson,  Instrmneritnlfl; MIhh Bessie Hurry n.  recitation, Miss Lyda Johnsan a reading, Mr. and Mrs. Rose a duett, while  Mrs. Attridge was accompanist. Tho  prVieeods were in the neighborhood  of $100.00.  A citizens mooting is called for tonight in Mercantile Hall at 8 o'clock  prompt to arrange for having ii slcalr-  jng rink in Creston this winter. As  Tin. Rioview undei-Hlanils It tho proposition is something like this: Tho  owners of tlio park will give tho use  oi their prope-iy i'kki foi- h rink, tile  Waterworks Company to provide froo  water, a nominal fee to bo charged  skaters, and the entire proceed.., after  paying any expenses for upkeep, to bo  Mil'tHHl    OVd       _0  UU5 .ucill     Mllll*-.    11(1111.  v. .   . ., i��������� *  ,    i,      ,  AM.   %'������*%.  XM        t/ft.lj    .,4.*t,il,ftl������f^        ������_k-*.4-   **i.'tr,������     _.l_*fc,  your views on tho proposition���������and bo  on time If possible.  I  I  The Creston Mercantile Co. are  showing a very nice line of  Crockery for the  risimas  Trade  which we have marked at very  low prices, including Fancy  Cups and Saucers. Pancv B &  B Plates, Tea Sets, &c, Bon  Bon Dishes, Mustard Pots,  Salt and  Pepper  Shakers, &c.  Also a table of Fancy Crockery  which we will sell at a Discount  of 20 per cent.  Pudding Bowls for Xmas. Puddings  ���������* ��������� ���������*      ��������� *'-*���������.?',-..       ���������'.,  The Creston Mercantile Go,  LIMITED  .���������  .6  A]  -&'\  IVl  H.'l  OB  WE SELL A  Drag Saw Outfit at a Snap  will cut 30 Cords of Wood per day   ���������������������������  Second-hand Sowing Machines from Jj.10 tip  SPRAY  OUTFITS,  both hand and  power, fully  equipped, ready to spray.  Stickney, Massey-Harris and Olds Gas Engines.  160 feot 1^-inoh Fire Hose at a snap.  Farm Implements of every description.  High grade Korosono, Gasolcno Oils and Greased  I  ***i  v  /  .', -r "Tr,  J'     \  ���������t,      rf  ���������w0    .<;  m  1  Creston Auto & Supply Co.  CRESTON       -       -       B.C*  *���������������*������    r*    *r������t-������irr a **r   **������-..  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