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 Vol   IX  eRESTQN, U^^-EeiD^V^MAY 25, 191?  No. 19  Cross for April  The supply of socks, pyjamas, arid  other soldiers comforts turned in at  Creston Valley Red Cross headquarters was fairly well -maintained during  the month of April, - when 16 pairs of  hosiery knitted from Society yarn  came in as well as half a" dozen pairs  that were donated, to say nothing of  four knee caps f-tpm^JMfrs. W; S. Watson and a pair of bedroom slippers  from Mrs. '-M. B, Long. There is also  $1.40 in cash to acknowledge���������$1.30  from Holy Cross Church Altar Guild, months  and 10 cents from Elson Lidgate.  Those; bringing: in knitted socks  wer������: Miss EL- Smith 2 pairs, Mrs. C.  Hall 3, Miss Vida Gobbett 1, Mrs.  Andrews 1, Miss K. Boffey 1, Miss  Jeanne Palmer 1, Mrs. James Cook 2,  -Mrs. Sherwood 1, Mrs. Quist 1, Mrs.  J. W. Hamilton 2, Mrs. McMurtrie 1.  The- donated socks were from Mrs,  Lyr.e1 pair,. Mss, F. H. Jackson 2, and  Mrs. McMurtrie 3.  The seven suits of pyjamas were  turned in by piiefollowing ladies; Mjps.  O. Huscroft 2 pairs, Mrs. Hayes 2,  Mrs. Walmsley, Miss Candy and Mrs.  Fraelick each one pair.  The Society treasury is practically  exhausted, and to bring the finances  up to a good working standard the  ladies are haying a sale of home cooking, produce, etc., as well as serving  afternoon tea in SpeersHall on Saturday afternoon, May 26th.    Members  The April report at. Huscroft school  shows |six of* the ten pupils with a  perfect attendance for the" month.  They are: Ernest Ennerson, Helen  Hurry, Roy Huscroft, Elizabeth  TJelbert arid Walter Lyon- The school  garden is coming'along not too bad  considering the weather.  .  - Mrs. Leslie Melnnis received word  last -week that her brother,. Pte. B.  StiUwell. who was reported critically  wounded in the fighting in France  early in April is making a satisfactory  recovery in an English hospital. He  is wounded in both legs and one arm,  and the doctors are not expecting to  see him out of bed   for -at least six  a  Self-Supp  vmxsx* *2t&..v*s,m& ^jxmfXjxxmix.yK  msx   ttxxc jLjxmroxcxM  Association.  Engineer Nash of Nelson,  who was  Additional information to hand as  to the taking of the two bear cubs by  Messrs. Faulkner and Rhodes indicate  that their capture was decidedly exciting, in that it was necessarjrto saw  down a cotton wood, in which the cubs  had taken refuge, and gone upas high  as 70 feet according to some of the  stories One of them was rather badly shaken up but both are now coming  on fine���������and showing a great liking  for milk and corn syrup.  $������8e*ir������^g* '.."������������������  The eastbound passenger was almost an half-hour late out of here the  latter part of the week, due to the fact  that the steamer Moyie was on"the  run in place of the.Nasookin.. v.  are reminded that they��������� a. re expected  to donate the stuff- offered for sale, as  well as the refreshments required for  the tea.  Another item that is- expected.to be  a money maker is the raffle for the  handsome centrepiece donated by  Miss Dodd, Which   is on exhibition at  ~ the' /aj^uj^&ii*^^^ al^p  tickets may be Jr^^  The: organization ia-hoping. i>bere  will be a very large number, of contestants in the sock-knitting contest  for the special prize offered on. behalf  of Bed Cross* work at the Womens'  Institute fair, which will be held in  September. The steady, heavy fighting the Canadians haye been taking a  hand in for almost two jnonths now,  and which will increase 'rather than  slacken as the warmer weather comes  on, will necessitate redoubled effort on  the part of the workers if the men at  the front and in the; hospitals are.to  be even moderately well - upplied with  even the necessary articles in thje Bed  Cross line. ,  Mr. and Mrs.-John,Bathie of Wyii-;  ndel were Sunday visitors witb friends  here. They admit the strawberry  plants in this section are further advanced than up Wynndel way.  Oreston visitors within -the week in-.  tide Ms% Dennes -and Mrs. Aspayon  Friday^and Mi's, North on Tuesday.   ���������'���������:.  The departure of the Eorestry Draft  for overseas has had the ~ effect of increasing the demands on the revenues  of the Creston Valley -Branch bfvthe  Canadian Patriotic Fund at least 50  per cent., the monthly pa*ynierijt8,Ao  dependants at Oreston now running to  $197 95. Even at thisi, ratei;ofpji^n|?  out. the amount guaranteed...locally-  will baiely take care of the:; ^iU|ey  needs, as only a matter of $2^100 has  been pledged. Ten faniilie&fax'e^ow  being assisted by the fund, with, a  total of' 29 children in these households. Payments received during the  month of April are as follows:/  FG Little....:. ....���������., 2^.-2,.-$ 3 00  G.Niehols-- .��������� ..^~a.:P~  Mr and Mrs Loasby . J.....v..���������.  .PH Jackson..;........ ���������...���������P.aP.  Mrs" J W Dow ...........P.���������L������2������������,  J H Doyle ...._......��������� ..;..���������.-.���������.���������-_.���������  Vic Carr.   -. --���������  Wm Trotter..  ..............  Dick Stace Smith.........���������...   Vic Mawson ;.-...... ......... _  H S McCreath  .;.....   GAM Young ...............  R B Masterton  ......  M McEenzie .������������������ ...  Mrs John --Graham.���������..���������...=.  Rev B Efovv...:....:-v:...-4L  E MeCabe   ..V.'...  Joe Daly ���������;  Mrs A L Cameron ........w_...  \Robt Stark....���������.. ......;.;..  Mrs H Lyne ....: .....:���������.......  John P Moore ...._ .-<.���������  J M Cherringtoh.-.--...���������P.  Rev M W Lees._.._:.;..r. ;   J G Sriiith ...".; ._^���������.���������.....i......  Miss Hardman ....-....:....  C G Bennett--������������������--������--  A R Swansoh;.;....-..' ......  .W Zyph  .. ..;.:....  ;E J Good .............._i... ...  G H Thompson ..-���������---  here last week looking over the Muir-  McPeak copper claims up Corn Creek  is authoiitafciyely imported to be in  t-he'eifriplby^of tToe Giiggenheims. If  the ore is as good and as plentiful as  the St, Anthony group owners claim  this part ia liable to see considerable  activity in the hills shortly.  ri'-i;-';R-*������'-  ^Div-' ?Bender^ri't>f ;<Dte^fori ^ wa^a;  professional yisitoiv ia' co'nple, of trip*|  last week attending Mrs. Lombardo  Who,we are pleased to note; is making  a satisfactory recovery. '  *      ��������� .* ' ��������� "   . , ��������� '     ���������   ���������  j Bringing down a load of effects from,  'Creston one night last week C,. M.'  Loasby claims to have hung up a  casey jones record for the Creston-  Sirdar run, negotiating the distance  in exactly 25 minutes.  Exports from Sirdar the latter part  of the week include one. bronze gobbler,   billed out  to   R.   J.   Long  at  Erickson.  R  T Aspay.���������_.   P OJierbo:^^..:  J ^eBaaraiid;  ~j^:r?&&'S^^"'r>'~;  1 00  25 00  5 00  1 00  4 50  300  200  1 00  2 00  1 00  4 00  1 00  1 00  2 00  2 40  5 00  1000  2 00  2 00  200  6.00  1 00  8 00  500  8 00  1 00  3 00  5 00  3 00  2 00  3 00  2 00  2 00  2-00  Pr2M  .im  .2 00  1 00  75  . 200  Lieut. Ashley Cooper of Bonnington  spent a few days with his family here  thiis week.  *There was a good attendance at the  dance.on Saturday night, and with  good music, good floor and plenty of  refreshments all reported a very enjoyable time.  Miss "Mabel and Gerald Craigie of  Erickson spent the- week-end with  their uncle, Norman Craigie, taking  in the dance Saturday night.  Dr. Henderson of Creston made a  professional visit to the Goodman  Indian camp on Saturday, accompanied by Editor Hayes.  W^ednesdayV Nelson News states,  that Oswald Hindley has just left Nelson with a bunch of recruits to join the  ITore8try Draft at Revelstoke.  The latest word received from Sergt.  H. A. Bathie Is that he is in a Glasgow, Scotland, hospital, suffering  from an affected throat.  Ci'eston visitors this week were:  Monday���������-Miss B. Hagen and Dick  Dalberg,;. Tuesday���������Joe Wigen and  Jim Maire.  Miss- Jane; Long of Erickson. arid  Miss Barbara   Mawson, Creston, were  Wynndel is in   mourning this week  over the unaccounted for but presumed death of Robert Dixb.    "Bob," as  he    was    universally    known,     left  Wynndel ori Friday for Sirdar'for; the  purpose of' bringing  back his" canoe  and some outfit,  preparatory to paying a. yisit to   Prince  McDonald   at  Sanca.    He    left    Sirdar  on   Fi'iday  eyening as he had planned, with quite  a sea running on the lake, but on Sat-_  urday   morning an upturned canoe,  with only   a  paddle   fast  in  it, and  which tons since been identified as the  Dixon craft, was found  by'A. North '  in a  small  bay  between  Boardirig-  house and   North Points.   Provincial  police  Forrester was   communicated  with and he has had parties from Sirdar working with grapling irons in  the vicinity of where the. canoe was  found,   but so far the body has not  been located.   The late Mr. Dixon was  one of Wynndel's oldest  and    best-  knowd citizens, havin^-located there  at least 15 years ago on  the? ranch  whibhhe sold about three years ago  to Norman Craigie.    For years he has  been one of the trustees of the Wynndel school and it is   very largely due  to his untiring efforts and much personal   expenditure   and  gratis  labor  that the school buildings and grounds  there are easily.the prettiest of all  EastrKootenay.   Deceased was about  50 Y6**i"8 of Hge and unmarried.  Outdoor tomato planting will be in  | full   swing this week at the Kemp,  Wynndel visitors on Sunday, guests Littlej������hn,Fitieer and Staples ranches  of Miss Bathie. f  Canyon City  ��������� The -Huscroft school will send up  two candidates to write on the Entrance examination at. Creston next  month.  .4 Dr. Rutledge, vet., of Cranbrook,  was horethe early part of Inst week,  doing some dental work oo. the Company horses.  Paul Oulett, chef nt the boarding  house, is buck on duty aft������r u two  weeks' holiday at Nelson���������the first  little holiday he has had in two years.  Eldw and Mrs. Eby of Spokane  arrived last week for an extended  visit. Sunday and Wednesday evening services aro being hold at the home  of Mr. and Mrs. Boodwuy.  Harry Ourel and family left a fow  days ago for Cranbrook. Ho has boen  heru for somo months working on one  of tho planers ot tho mill, and will  havo a similar position with tho sash  unfl door factory at Cranbrook.  Mi*. L. Molnnln left rin Wednesday  for Oanford Mills, in the Okanagan,  t-o join hor husband, who has a good  portion there. ' Both Mr. and Mrs.  Melnnis hnd a host of friends horo,  who wish thorn tho bout of good luck  in tholr now homo.  T. O'Nell, tho store manager, han  just organised a company of boy and  girl scouts, whioh him a momborahlp  of ovor 20. Tho company drills throo  niulit-i a wook. Bcgniation uniforms  arc on ordor, and it Is proposed Ut  have ti camp In the hlHt- :i little lnt<������r  on in the HoiiMon,.  A. R. Swanson is back on duty again  after a six weeks' holiday, part of  which he and Mrs. Swanson spent on  a trip to coast points. He states that  the season further west is every bit as  backward . as here in the Creston  section."  Mr. Zeph, who has been in charge  of tho depot during Mr. Swonson's  absence, left for Fernie, where he wiii  relieve for a few weeks.  The settlement of- tho coal miners  strike will liyon things up here considerably. Traffic in coke and coal  constitutes at least 40 por cent, of the  freight business through Sirdar.  Tho strawberry .plants on tho Pascuzzo ranch is now showing a flno lot  of blooms, bnt if the authorities aro  right in claiming six "weeks between  blossoms and fruit some of the growers further east will,bo picking thoir  berries about tho timo tomatoes will  bo coming in at Sirdar.  Harry Wallace.and Guy Mahaffy,  lhut and second mate in Conductor  Jackson's crow, havo takon to tont  lifo for thoir ovor-night stops horo.  Tho move was rendered necessary to  rennneriito after bnltno* ������vno������r������d tn ho  much Jucksonian hot air on tho trips  down, as woll as to cope with tlio high  living cost>H.  Provincial polico Foirontoi' of OYca-  ton wan horo on Tuesday and Wednesday Investigating tho drowning of  Bob Dixon of Wynndol. who loft horo  In a canoe for that place on Friday  night, und has not boon soon since,  though tho canoe was found ashoro  by Arthur North near his ranoh tho  next morning. A dragging outfit has  been used in tho vieinity of where the  canoe wiih found, but an yet the liody  has npt.be.eu.tmeo.tiliteiedr  jC.P.R. Eriaployees (no riatries^.  t3      vUUoH>pHa,^������J*uiWH! ���������>���������.������.������������������,��������� mm*mm*rw*m* + m~mrm_*m,  WM Embree ..���������..������...;   BH Ross. ���������..v-��������� ���������-  ^ $132 65  Secretary-treasurer Bennett is: now  receiving cheques from the C.P.R. for  certain subscriptions deducted from  'the- employes pay cheques, but is  unable to obtain from the company a  list of the contributois. He would,  therefore, be glad if all those paying  in this way would send in their  names, and at the same time state the  amounts. This" information is necessary in order that a full list of the  contributors can be published.  v'iB&ng^d^an^ Aai  Canyon ��������� City,  *were���������.;. /visitors^ "with"  Wyririqel fi'ionds on Sunday. A.-  Joe ..Goodman, one ; of the local  Indians, has returned from a bear  hunt at' Midge Creek, where he was  lucky enough to shoot three bears  and capture two small cubs. The  cubs were purchased by Mr. Davis  and Dick Dai berg, but the one belonging to the latter managed to make a  getaway a few days ago, and has not  been seen since.  West Greston  In anticipation of considerable high  water the bridges in those parts have  recently been heavily ballasted with  stone.  W. B. Gilrio, who has been on tho  Middleton place for the paet year, is  leaving this week for Eastern Canada,  where he will make his homo in  future; He proposes to make tho trip  via San Francisco, the Panama Canal  and Now York.  Tho uppointniorit of John D. Monro  of Kaslo as road superintendent will  *. ~    ....fx~   .... xt,.t,r. ^x.....������   I....-,'. IUTm     1^4|....w.#>  mv njuliAJ Duuibiuijvuiy  Jjujic.      xt*.*., lji������li/jO  the owner of quite a tract of land  is  near tho Callendor ranch, and will  doubtless bo thoroughly interested in  this section.  Between thorn Messrs. Burnett,  StovonB, Wright, Moors and Hurry  have contributed -about 18,000 to tho  record breaking export of pontn from  Croston this year.  T. Harris was busy with a team a  couple of days last wook filling in and  making somo lepuiison tho approaches to the ferry. As yot tho water Is  not high enough to operate the forry  ou thu overhead cable put h* luutspring.  John Williams was a visitor to  Cat'ston tho lattor pint of the wook.  Tho hay pr-oblom was not serious  with him and ho is preparing to eon-  widorably uulargo tho Stark & Williams  herd this year.  Tho duparturo of Joo Stevens for  Trail last Thursday, along with Mr.  Wllrie thin wooic ana tho Jiurnott  brotheih n few wookw since t,hli������w out  our working population c-otudthii-ahly,  Aiicf* Siding  B. Stewart left.on Tuesday on a  business visit to Nelson.  Dad Baines is tho boss optimist of  this season. Ho brought iu 400 strawberry crates on Tuesday, and is  figuring on having berries for shipment by June 21st  The attention of who ever is going  to be road boss in. this part is called to  the bad shape of tho road to the  meadows in the neighborhood of tho  Carr ranch. It is badly washed out  in spots.  John Millar is showing tho Wynndel ranchers the-~ very best in tho  "spraying line this week���������on the Ash-  Icy Cooper and John Johnson ranches,  Mr. Churchill had tho bad luck to  loso ono of his calycs on Saturday.  While grazing tho animal got its legs  mixed up in a pile of stonos and in  extricating itself broke ono of tho  front logs so badly thnt it was necessary to shoot it.  If anything tho water on the flats io  going down, and as yot tho pasture is  splendid and ample for tho stock running at largo. Work horses are going  on grRln ration** these, days .is nil  hands aro, out of haled hay now.  Spraying is protty genoanl this  wook. Tho show of applo blossoms  indicates a good yield, with plums  pointing to a bumper crop���������even Uio  Lombards showing woll to bloom.  Eric  Craigie is expecting   to leave  ^s we^'for'Buil^v^  he has a job iri ii-j^mill ^at >*tha^ poiriti  Gerald and Mabel Craigite"were week-  end visitors at Wynndel.   ---.,.-  Mrs* Roy Staples left-on Tuesday  for Nelson, where she will visit friends  for a few days.  .  Miss Jane Long spent the week-end  with friends at Wynndel.  Mrs. A. B, Burge of Fassafern, and  Miss Ella Ryckman of Cranbrook,  spent a few days here last week,  attending the Byckriian-Paulsen  wedding.  E. Cuming and Gerald Craigie made  a canvass of this section last week for  the band uniform fund, and report a  quite generous response from thoso  called on.  F. Putnam, fire warden, who will  cover all the territory between Kings  gate, Yahk and Kootenay Landing,  left on Monday for a look ovor the  east end of his territory. In the very  dry seasons, of course ho will put on  helpers.  Roy Telford left on Sunday for  Vancouver, B.C., to attend tho 1917  session of the Grand Lodge Knights  of Pythias, us delegate from Wild  Rose Lodge, Croston. Roy was  similarly honored in 1915 whon ho'was  at Bossland for grand lodge meeting.  A quiet wedding was tt,at of Thursday evening last at tho home*- of Mrs.  W. S. Ryckman  when hcr daughter,-  Annie Gladys, was nailed in marrhige  with  Mr. Ludwig E. C. Paulsen, Roy.  J. S. Mahood tieing tho nuptial knot  in the presence of a small guthering of  tho immediate relatives  and friends.  Tho  couplo    woro  unattended.   Tho  bride's costume was of Belgian blue,  and   sho   was  given   away    by   lier  brother, F. S. Ryckman of Cranbrook.  A sumptuous wedding dinner followed  the ceremony,    Tho brido until vory  recently was ono of tho Htaff of nurses  at St.   Eugene Hospital, Cranbrook,  both in which town and Crouton she  has a host of friends, who extend liet-it  wishcH for a long and happy life.  Poultry fanciers mostly all roport  this a poor seanon for hatching young  chicks, Ono of onr ranehoiH who Is  using tin iiiuuhalor hud au fow as nine  WhIto Wyandottes out of a hatch of  (Ni eggs. bf;ili anoMier M-ouiue ih 1,110  hawks, which are quite active In tho  hounorloii near thc K.V. and flats.  ���������r:<!-J.%BSaB__  .���������V.'i'.-iUVaWjSi-'l  '''^irp������S#*$S|  AA-mmm  '���������' - 'Pp0k^P^m  ��������� A' A..ii:vx������zViA?>xm  :���������'���������:-. 'A-vVAxJti  -AApA0m  f-A-iMmm  -AAAA:ir0  P-'*-:������'r mPjrrfSlira  WsM  sS^aP������^  P-rAP$zM  ���������MMm  ,-/������������������. :&Kgp^|  '.''A AAAzM  i.;ttSJ3|  PIP  till  WM  wm  Garti of Thnnim  Mr. and Mrs. R O. Gibbs deeply  appiei!eii������to (ho mui.ic.imut exputuulona  of sympathy tendered them in  their  that tho dilferont organiitatlonH and  fi>iends generally *.iJt*.oept \h\u an a  pergonal  tidcnowU*dgm(*n5, of than!;:;.  mm  PPfiSM  Hi  '-���������/.v'.1.-.^,-!  ���������"I  ' t\M  "-'>>*  ''lit  "+i  4ti  J<|  v V  I Hllllppl^^  Wil  ."I*  ii   >  ffHE SSYIEW4 CRBSTON. K af  -L.  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PEE PLUG  Canada Left in the Cold  lt is curious why Canada  was left  et'.t by  German  diplomacy     when    it  bj-gan^o parcel out the United States-  Go nn any   cottkl  just   as   easily     have  given Canada the northern tier of the  United States a> she gave Texa'*-,  New Mexico and Arizona to Mexico.  -~N\ w York World.  A  PROMINENT  NUR$B  SPEAKS.  Many Nur9������s in Canada and Else  where Say the Same.  Chatham,   Out.���������"Being   a   nurse   1  what the occasion may be, nor who  the. lady is. All -we've got to do is  to yive her every attention when she  comes-"  Nevertheless, Hoskins was not  without a certain amount of curiosity  as to thc expected guest's arrival, and  as the appointed hour drew near he  hovered about the porch, wearing his  Lest coat, and carrying a clean table-  napkin in virtue of having elected  himself to the office of waiter tor the  time bcinj-?;. That thc lady was at  hand Hoskins knew from thc doings  of thc stranger, who, having lounged  his time away in thc garden, and inspected the room in which he was to  entertain liis visitor, had now strolled  been ransacking the resources. I  might have known tliat whatever Otto  von Roon found in a remote country  corner, hc would find food���������and  drink. Yes, I smell someihint*; distinctly appetising*. And 1 sec bottles  with  long necks."  Von  Roon laughed  too, and drop  ping into an easy chair with a  lack   as  usual,  so   nothing  goes  on  have had  oecsyjioa to uso Dr.  Pierce's j along one of the roads which cut oil  Favorite   Prescrip- | from the highway,  .   tion quite a lot.    Il     "Ah!  coming from Ashminstcr    di-  ���������:A always recommend ! rection,  is slier" mused  Hoskins- ''A  :ji;i it to my patients 1 ten-mile drive, that, and naught much  "({ and it- has been a | between   it   and   us.     And   he     came  wonderful  help  to  2", many of them.    1  never   knew   o*   a  ease where it failed.  I  have   a  patient  who    is   using   it  now    and    she    is  of ceremony whicli argued an easy  intimacy with his guest, put thc tips  of his fiug'vs together, and looked  over theni at her with a critical and  yet admiring inspection- Drawn to  hcv full height as she leisurely unpinned the flowing motor-veil from  lier hat, Hilda Tressingham made a  distinct note of attractive womanhood. Tall, graceful, slender, slie was  the sort of woman who looks as well  on foot as on horseback-���������a sure test.  Her brown hair, worn in a great coil  at the back of her shapely head, had  ;i touch of gold iu it;  there    was    a  and she smiled as she turned and  caught von Roon's gaze.  "You look.veVv well," hc observed  impulsively. *'What have you been  doing, then?"  "Stagnating," shc answered, with a  tight laugh- "What clcse is there to  tlo���������there?    Ilartsdalc has no money,  No  good  deal  of  mystery     about _ thes  here  proceedings���������and  maybe  it is a  secret  meeting���������and maybe��������������������������� Hul-  i&kea it myself and go  euita.    I  consider it  ^frjl^. r*2r doing fine since mk- j r"-^  ������{\~ verv beslTre! 1     Hoskin's    sudden    ejaculation    was  ���������he \(3t' medicine 1 caused by the appearance of a motor  there is to-day forworn^ who arc ailing.''! car, which  flashed round a curve  of j f^^.-^X^      ^1*^^^  ���������Mrs.   Ecna   Mooss,  30   Degg*  St.,   the narrow road in which the Strang-   ^OUXltei   iJl-CCK  i er  was  pacing,  aud  at  sight   of  huu1  healthy color in her cheeks; at-that  moment she looked as fresh and attractive as a young- woman well on  the right side of thirty should look,  Chatham, Ont.  THAT WEAK BACK  was quickly pulled up.    The stranger  ��������� swept off his Homburg hat in a pro-  j found bow, and bent his plump figure  Accompanied by pain, here and tb������*��������� > 2]niost double as he approached the  ���������xtrenienervousness���������sleeplessness���������may- f car> fr0m which lie at once assisted a  be faint spell?, chills or spasrc^-all are j t:i������,i auct graceful lady, who appeared  signals of distress for a woman. She mav j imrnc<ikitelv to enter upon an animat-  be growing from girlhood into womanhood ��������� e j ancj vivacious conversation- Pres-  ���������passing from womanhood to mother- ; ent]v thc motor car was turned about  hood���������or later suffering duni* miadie j Pnd-disappeared in the direction from  life, wwch fcavea ������o Jnaoy wrecks ot ��������� ^hich -it had comc. thc stranger and  ���������women.    At any w all oi  these periods ,   h    ,   . d ^     j      towards    the  of a woman's life she .should take a tome   * J  g    ���������F | Hounds." And  ana nervine pce^ibea^for ju������ *-������* ewes   ^r������r^sl.:ns   reaS0nablv    mouisitive,  by a phvsician of vast experience ia the   *Vir;  *-i<-,;"*"*-'j '*,+-." '     ~   ,rr*���������,. oil  Sisea^'from whieh women suffer. -nd reflecting that he was   after all,  Dr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription has   master ot his own house and respon-  auccessfully treated more cases ia the past  50 years than any other known remedy.  It can now be had in sugar-coated tablet  form as well as id the liquid.   Sold by  medicine dealers ot trial box by mail on  receipt   of   50   cents   in   stamps.    Dr.  Pierce, Invalids' Motel, Buffalo, N. Y.  Dr. Pierce's Pleasant Pellets clear the  complexion.  Or Sales Books  'Kfr. Merchant:���������  If you are not already using  our,  THE  AMARANTH  CLUB  ��������� BY ���������  J. S. FLETCHER  WARD. LOCK .VCO.. LIMITED  London, Melbourne, ind Toronto  sible for thc respectability of all entrants, hastened to place himself in  a certain nook wherefrom he could  advantageously inspect the interesting  visitor who was.about to pass its portals.  Two minutes later the landlord  went into the kitchen and winked, at  his wife- ^.  "Maria!" he whispered. "I kno-w  who the ladv is. It's Lord Harts-  dale's sister���������thc Honorable Mrs.  Tressingham. You know���������her as used to be Miss Hilda, and married the  Coloncl.   Rut���������who's thc gentleman?'  J  (Continued.i  "Leave it to mc, sir," replied Hoskins. "If you'll excuse me, I'll give  orders about tlw. chickens and the  room and then, perhaps, you'd like to  examine thc wines?"  The    stranger    dismissed    Hoskins  with  a   gracious   wave  of  the    hand,  drank off his ale, lighted a cigar, and  having looked about him walked into  the hjitchen garden.    There lie cast a  knowing eye on such green things as  promised  well   for  thc  making  of   a*  Spring palad; he roamed from bed to  bed.  nodding his  head with  satisfaction;   he   murmured  a   few  words   of  deli til it at the presence of garden peas  ttttd   *.u*\v   potatoes:   he   was   as     well  content as an epicure who is properly  asi-ured of hi* next meal can be. when  llu*  landlord   fetched   him   to   inspect  tl:>*  wine   cellar.       In    that  cool  aud  mvst'c recess he displayed the I us to s  &;������������������'}    knowledge    of    a    connoisseur;  rT-'-kins presently left those lower re-  ������������������.i-.m-',  reverently and  carefully carry-  \\ixi   i*ori.'iin   botth-s  which    contained  l.iV  .-hoi.'-st  vintages-     In   their  own  \.\,'-\������������������������������������: li--  r'-mi'.'.V.'-'l   to  bis  wife  that  hf  ilwl   not  ktiriw  bis customer from  A'lam. bin thai lie was likely to prove  ���������,.<-    mi.--,imn..i,U-   profitable   nm-,   seo-  ii ,;\ tha*. In.- I bought  nothing of oidvc.  inJ   v. in",  ut   twenty-live,    and     thirty  ^billing*: a boHle. ...       ,    ,  "Ab, ;in'l who mny thi- lady lu- thai  b cr-iji'i'/.' to help hiin to drink it?" enquired Mrs. Hoskins. ".Looks iikj-. a  n y.'-ct-ct lover;' liiceling of some .sort,  :,i  ;.nv   late." .  M rs.  |Uib-  CHAPTER II-  Secret Orders  Thc lady to whom the mysterious  gentleman" assisted to alight in full  view of the wayside inn had no sooner heard her chauffeur instructed and  dismissed than she turned on her  companion with an enquiry whicli was  as inquisitive as it was eager.  "Otto!" she exclaimed. "What on  earth --possessed you to make an appointment at this place?"  "Good reasons, my dear lady," answered  thc    gentleman-      "First,    I  knew  you  were  staying  -with    your  brother, the estimable    Lord Harts-  dale, at his country scat, which is, I  fancy, only some fifteen miles away,  .ind therefore within easy disrancc of  this inn.    Second, I remembered thc  existence of this inn, having    breakfasted iu it one morning some years  ago.    Third, I knew that at this time  of the year wc should be free from  interruption  and    observation    here.  And���������we  shall be.    So  I  asked yoa  to meet me here���������and wc have met.  Now, T invite you to lunch-"  "On bread and cheese, I suppose?"  remarked the lady, as they crossed  the threshold of thc porch.  "There will bc bread, and there  ,. ill be cheese- Also there will be���������  but we will not anticipate. Meanwhile ���������"  He led her into the comfortable  and quiet apartment; which hc h'ul  himself chosen, and waved his hand  comprehensively towards a table  which was distinctly gay with spotless linen, polished glass, and bright  ���������-liver. VIi*"- eomnanion laughed.  "Of course!" she said-    "You have-  Counter Check or Sales Books we|  would respectfully solicit your nextl  order. Years of experience in . the  manufacture of this line enable us to,  give you a book as nearly perfect as'  it is possible to be tnadt in these dif-  jftcult times.  All classes and grades oi paper are,  iiiow from 100 to 400 per cent, high-j  ler than  they were    two  years ago.i  [Carbon    papers,    waxes    for    coated*-  'books, labor, in fact everything that  (goes into the cost of counter checkj  ���������or sales books are very high in price.  Notwithstanding    these    facta,     our  modern and well equipped plant for  this- particular work enables    ua    to1  still    keep    our    prices      reasonably  |ow,    Before placing your next order  :*write us for samples -and prices,  or  .consult the proprietor of this, paper.  We snake a  specialty    of    Carbon  Back or Coated .Books, also    O.K.1  [Special Triplicate books.    On these,  [nnd our regular duplicate and tripll-  'cate separate Carbon Leaf Books, we;  luumber among    our    customers   the1  largest and best commercial    houses!  Ifrom coast to coast.    No ordtr Is too]  large or top small to be looked after;  'carefully.  We have connections -with the  largest paper mill in Canada, ensur-;  Inge an ample supply of thc best grade,  paper used in counter check booko.-  Vou are therefore assured of an ex-,  tra grade of praper, prompt service'  and shipments.  Waxed Papers and Sanitary  Wrapper*  We also manufacture Waxed Bread  (and Meat Wrappers, plain and prtntJ  led; Confectionery Wrappers, Pure!  Food Waxed Paper Rolls for Honiff  iUsc, Fruit Wrappers, etc.  Write for samples of our G. St B.|  ,Waxed Papers used as a Meat  Wrapper. It is both fcrease and,  moisture proof, and the lowed priced article  on  the market    for    this.'  one comes to see us���������we go nowhere.  We eat our own mutton from tlic  home farm, and our own potatoes  from the kitchen garden, glaring at  each other ovcr the table. Otto! I am  bored to death with all of it!"  "WelL  it is  at an    end,    then,    I  think,"  said    von    Roon-      "I    have  something for  you to  do  that    will;  mean money and London���������eh**"  Hilda Tressingham gave her companion a quick glance.  "That means���������work?" she said. *~ ���������  "Of  course.    An  easy  matter���������for  you-**--   I havc come down  to  explain  and discuss.    But���������here arrives    our  country fare."  -Hoskins, conscious of the identity  of .one of his guests, learnt nothing-  more of them or their meeting while  he played his part of waiter. They  talked thc usual light talk oE folk accustomed to London life; there was  nothing to show that they were more  than mere acquaintances. And when  the meal came to an end, von Roon  made a move which surprised thc  landlord, who cherished the notion  that here vras^a pair of lovers who  wished for solitude-  "I observed your pleasant lawn  and your shady cedar tree, Mr. Landlord," he said. "Pray have a table  and'chairs carried out to the tree,  and we will take our coffee and liqueurs thero."  And beneath the cedar tree von  Roon and Hilda Tressjrhgham talked,  hi full view of whatever eyes chose  to look through the adjacent windows- Apparently their conversation  was that of two idle people who  lounge-away a summer aftenfoon; the  gentleman lay back in his chair, lazily smoking a cigar; the lady filled  another just as lazily; neither seemed  inclined for exertion of any sort,  mentaLor physical. But they were  both adepts at talking seriously under the eyes and noses of onlookers,  while appearing to do no more than  exchange casual jemarks.  (To Be Continued.")  Her Troubles  Country Lady���������I've been expecting  a packet of medicine by post for &  week and haven't received it yet.  Post Office Clerk���������Yes, madam.  Kindly fill in this form and state the  nature of your complaint.  Lady���������Well, if you must know, it's  indigestion.���������London Tit-Bits.  FROM $2.75 TO  $18.50 PER SUIT  Sample Book of Materials mailed on request.  OurdO-PageIllustrated  Catalogue, No. 62 Tf of  Outdoor Summer  Sporting Goods is now  ready ior distribution.  The Hingsion - Smith Arms  Co., Limited  Main Street Winnipeg-  (Opp. City Hall)'  1  Why She Left Him  Mrs. Bridcy���������Want to dine out  again. Why, do you prefer Hotel  food to home cooking?  Her husband���������A<  the hotel I    can  always look at the    menu  what I'm eating.  anel,. see  p iar  purpose.  Genuine    Vegetable    Parchment fori  Butter Wrappers  We are large importers oF thiSj  narticular brand of paper. Our prices!  km Sxll size in 100M quantities and  jiipv/urdfl, are very low, considering  [the present high price of thl������ paper.  iWt. eun supply any quantity printed!  "Choice Dairy Butter" from stock.  Our machinery and equipment for  Waxing and Printing is the mofit  modern und complete in Canada nnd  'ensures you first-ciasi goodu and'  .prompt service.  ���������APPLEFORD COUNTER CHECK'  BOOK COMPANY, LTD.  Hamilton, Canada.  ^Offices: Toronto,  Montreal,    Winnl-  ���������peg* Vancouver.  Agricultural Development  in Western Canada  Western Canada's 1916 Crop Worth  $439,000,000  The total vahae of the crop of  Western Canada last year was $439,-  000,000, according to thc official^com-  putation of the Canadian government-  The progress of Western Canada  during the past five ye<u*s can be well  illustrated by the fact that the acreage under cultivation in thc provinces  of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta increased from 17,130,000 in  1911 to 20,553,000 in 191p\ The. value  of all field crops increased from ?i40,.  449-.000  in  1911    to    $439,820,000    m  It is also \yorthy of note that the  acreage under crop to various kinds-  of fodder crops, including alfalfa,  fodder corn, and the different varieties of hay, increased from 437,000 in  1915 to 464,000 in 1916���������an increase of  27,000 acres in one year-  ������*���������       ���������     ��������� ���������   WP    I  A Mystery  "Your immense fortune, astonishes  mc!"  "Don't sec why it should," rejoined  Mr.   Dust in SUvz.  "I can't undertsand how an individual could accumulate so much  money without having one of these  enormous moving picture salaries."-���������  Washington Star.  Mrs.    QufrmV    Experience  Ought to Help You Over,  the Critical Period*  A Lasting Love  "T  feel sorry for that woman"  "Why?"  "Hcr husband  married her fur  her  money."  "Probably     bhe    needs     no     great  amount  of  sympathy.      The  lnv<*  ���������*���������"  money    never      grows      cold,"���������li\~  1 change-  Lowell, Mass.-���������"For the last thretf  years I have been troubled with the  Change of Life and.  the bad feelings  common at that  time. I wa3 in a  very nervous condition, with headaches  and pain a good  deal of the time so I  was unfit to do my  work. A fri,end  asked me to try  Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound, which I djd,  and it has helped me in every way. I  am not neax*ly so nervous, no headache  or pain.' I must say that Lydia B.  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound is tho  \best remedy any sick woman can tako.',  ���������Mrs. Margaret Quinn, Rear 259  Worth en St., Lowell, Mass.  Other warning symptoms aro a sense  of suffocation, hot flashes, headaches,  backaches, dread of impending evii,  timidity, sounds in tho cars, palpitation  of tho henrt, sparks before the eyes,  irregularities, constipation, variable  appetite, weakness, inquietude, and  dizziness.  It yon need special advice, write to  tho Lydia E. Pinkham Medicine Co.  (confidentialVLjnn, Maso.  Both  "She's musical, isn't she?"  "She thinks she is."  "Vocal or instrumental?"  "lioth. She. sing.s and she's intdr.t*  mental in keeping away new tenants."  li',"  jiiid  '     iiru'trl '   1"   d<i   with   ti  ��������� ��������� .    X. . .(It ,.,-    it V    i <-f lVt     111'  Vpik'i the bixlhiid. ".*-*(> lull,*  ,, ,, \ a iii. ������������������ Iin I. l.dl lu hand in  ���������a<i"<\ ruin to m'-ei it, I don't cap*.  When Your Eyes Need Care  tS.-I.Jijrliiil'j'-M. 11- jjj������ . NuMm-i-tlnt' >���������>'���������'*  Winf ��������� Aiin Qulclflv. Ti y U for* l'������'l. V/riiit,  Horn K.}< ������ jini) u run i I it' 'I 1.,, i Hilr.. M m I in. U  rrnn|touinlri| |>y imi'(ii-iillul'*- nol a. "I'titi'llt  W���������'.11. il.' ". In.L iih. .1 in mi.��������� ���������!.���������"��������� 'infill I'll*fet���������'!I"!"'  Vriii'ltfi' tnr IJIJJ.UV ,...iii. ,,,,,. .J.ijii*-', .'. \ r.  %Ur l-uhlli- Mi'l i.uiii liy I'��������� m:������l'"U (������t l.*'c |>rr  ������l.,M)j������. Ltiiitnr. K'.it H.ilvr h. Aiif jilli' Tulii'M,  tJ'.i' Mill t^Ji'. WrlU" fur lltillK u.i tin- lr->t >'������u-  Murinc l.ya H*ri"it>Uy uomp������>iy  CMcstu. Ant  1 1*-*  sssssg^^  ytf*0P*--m**mm  W  Liver TroiafoBes," SSck Heailadii^  ^       and Habitual OonstipatE^in.  Liver troubles and habitual constipation can be cured���������but not  by cathartic or purgative medicines. The only possible way is  to help your system to cure itpelf; and that in what Dr, Cassell s  Tnr.tar.t P.r'i'-f ro "rob* di*i������*-s. It: is not. r.itharti<\ it is not violent,  it is quite different to the coarse pniRative preparations in louiiiioh  ine. These only irritate, and weaken; Dr. Car'.:*ell'-.: Instant Rj-di'.'f  tonos and stren'crthens the liver and howels, and so restores their  power  to  do  nature''., work in nature.'*; way.  Take Dr. Caniaell'x  liiHtnnt Utellot for conutlpailott, hlSl<msne>H������,  liver trot i It left,  sick   hcadnclie,   flatulence,  ttcidhy,   heartburn,  nnd Impure blood.  <i/j ivoiir Uruooittt for Hr. C<t$������t'U'tt /jin/iuif llrlxtt unit m)n' no ������iil������������tuut������������.  Pi'lofl CO OArttu from all DiMtifrihitu nml mo-*j***kA*|ta������<Bl  ������X dli'ool   fiiiiil tli������i unl*"- u>T*ntj*  fur <'nuu.uu, Jiiuuid i ,  ilininn ijuji j)v., I,'.-.,  10    M*!C,aiilH������t.r������s*t.,  Toronto,   , V/ur Tux, ,'. ������'������intjv) ovtru,  nonsnt*   Hnturo   lor  our lii-U ijuuijjviJt u't  hor. ��������� ��������� . Tho moan*  ill    tlllllll    Oi.i,.o    Id Oil,  natural taurooe, and  W6 liauA tH������m cm-  botlioii In biioH A|ilttn>  dirt oomblnallan ������s  Or. CastoU'D Instant  rtolUf. Wft tnk������ (hin  tirnrinration a* nn  axumnio   btioaurjo   it  ih    bU    Woil    (julubtuilkJ  III    tlio    inalKir    of  oomparitriia nnd to  atieuiiwD iu wwory  diroutlon."  .'.'rili* i'ravrifitur* ������������������ Vr. lUi.'t,!M'u I',,,., 1.1,1.,  \Ut>tt.hi-������tur,  li'noloi)').  irriiWMiiiHiHi..w.wi|i������iiii^ r*~-   .'. .i .ji'.j; i.JJW  ! a:HB M������'V"iew, chestox, b. a  v..  paetor Tells How to Strengthen  / Eyesight 50 per cent. In One  Some newspapers are    strong    in  emphasizing ��������� the idea that Canada is  TST       "i 9    " FS1������ ������        is/s- mT"-      *' fighting for the empire.   How would  Week s lime m Many Instances lt be .to tum the question the other  .   ** ! way for a change, and think of the  Greater Sacrifice Necessary  ft A9Sm* Prescription Vou Can Hav������ Fillctl  and Use at Homo  LONDON.���������Do you wear glasses? Are  pots ft victim of eye strain or other eye freak-  feessea? If so, you will bo glad to know  ���������Rat according to Dr. Lewis there is real hope  lor you. Many whose eyes were failing say  Ihey have bad their eyes restored through the  ������rincSplo of this wonderful free prescription,  tune maa says, after trying it: "I wis almost  j*>jind; could cot see to read at al!. Now I  tfaa read everything without any glasses and  toy eyes do hot water any more. At night  $hey would pain dreadfully; now they feel  wna all the time. It was liko a miracle .������  Sue. A lady who used it says: "The atmos-  Dhere seeded haay with' or without glasses,  out after using 'this prescription for fifteen  ays everything seems clear. I can even read  no print without glasses." It Is believed  sat thousands who wear glasses can now discard dem in a reasonable time and multitudes  finore will be able to strengthen their eyes  Oo as to be spared thc trouble and expense of  Sv*r Ketting glaoses. Eye troubles of many  descriptions may be wonderfully benefited by  following tho simple, rules. Hero is the pre.' empire as fighting for Canada? Until  scription: Go ^to any active, drug atoro and we in Canada have sacrificed as much  !VnaoJtT\\bV .D;M  and contributed as much in propor-  water and allow to dissolve.   With thia liquid   tion to^our population,    wealth    and/i  bathe the eyes two to four times daily.   You   circumstances as the people of Great  r&^mtC!hey������^^^ Britain, have we any right to set up  guickly disappear. If your eyes are bother- a claim that we are fighting for the  ing you, erven a little,.take steps to save emoire? Are we evpn fiphtfno- for  them now before it is too late.    Many hope.! *���������**,,,' u:t * 1??  *lg.       g    Ior  lessly blind might have been saved if they had ourselves while Ave are doing some-  cared for their eyes in time. ; thing less than our proportionate  w&thetb^^^ share?_From the Edmonton    Buile-  "Bon-Opto is a very remarkable remedy.    Its I tin.  Canadian Made Lsad Pencils  Re-  constituent Ingredients are well known to eminent eye-specialists and widely prescribed by  them. The manufacturers guarantee it to  strengthen eyesight SO per cent, in one week's  time in many instances or refund the money.  It can be obtained from any good druggist  and is one of 'the very few preparations I  feel should be kept on hand for regular use  in almost every family." The Valmas Drug  Co.. Store 6, Toronto, will fill your orders fl  your -druggist cannot.  v.  tunc Mitt's  Plonetr  Dog Remedies  BOOK  ON        \  DOG DISEASES  And How to Feed  ATaUo&vfxea to any address by  the Author  R CLAY GtOVER CO., Inc.  118 West 31st Street, New York  S������K eS^^5?2iB*iKeMB������>v- wot w.������ wa  JHERAPiOftg B3������ft3  (JltSS    KITHBR NO  DRUGGISTS or UAIt.il   POST < MS  P.ROliTO������, WfUTS fR FRKB book to D������ LB Ctl2  Isd Co Havkrstock Rd. Hempstead London brS  g^j^O^QM.TASTBLBSsWMOy   ^g��������� tS*\  f&X-*2!������PC������������0*mUAIlls'BO WO*a    THBRAPIOM    IS OH  van. aoVT STAur afmxkp to all ssnuimb ttsvnkl  W������8fl?S  , Ths Greag English MemedefS  Tones and iBvigoratea the when  *��������� nervouo system, makes saet-r Blood  trx..^.. ., 'm. old������ Veins. Ottres JieFSo**  &ebiliiy. Mental and Brain Worry, Despot*,  'latency, Loss of Eneroy. PaZvitaticm, pfths  Start, Failing Memory. Price 31 per hox, eia  gor$& One wul please, tax will euro. Sold by all  (druggists or mailed in pinto, pkg. on receipt of  ������rice. NewtHimpliletmaiied free. THE WOOD  ������3EI������iCiNECO^TC8t3HTO.O������T. CFenssds BtaiistJ  MONEY ORDERS  Send   a   Dominion   Express   Money   Order.  Five dollars costs three cents.  &-"���������"''���������' ' : '        ' -Xz.'i.-r.-V-^=*=  The Lure of Bagdad  . Bagdad's importance . cannot be  sninimized. It has a future commensurate with its past, and it plays a  part in the dream of things to come  that more than equals the glory that  as gone- When the German sailors  on the Breslau and Goeben discarded  their caps and donned the fez so that  the attacks upon Russian ships would  bring Turkey into the war, it was. the  lure of Bagdad and what lay beyond  that actuated those high in German  command. Bagdad was not thc prize,  but it was the symbol or German ambitions in this direction. It was, of  tall places in the sun, thc spot most  coveted by the dreamers of German  world dominion.���������Brooklyn Eagle.  The proverbial fallacy that a cat  5>as nine lives has been revived by  the fact that in removing the debris  {from the locality of the great East  tondon explosion 36 cats were rescued, many rushing here and there  on regaining liberty till they, found  domicile in workmen's houses,  .1..i..ii in j.'i'ri   - ['.r i.t-i."i: i       .n'i]"*l  ������������*%^m\������->'^^  mi 'ifl1-'   ii   )��������� W.-...-..1 ... i .'., ..    i..,a  I  p  m  Tfiae Besft HaMfi  In Thc World  fo tiie habit ������������ health;.  The way to get it is to  train your bowels,  through tho liver, to act  naturally, at a fixed  time, every day.  Take one pill regularly  (more only if necessary)  until you ftucceed. Then  you can stop taking;  them", without trouble or  annoyance.  This lias been tlia tfaofM*.������s.UU>  rule tor 50 years.  CARTER'S  WplTTLG  t7c/luf/io   bears   Sl&nhturV  *M***mmyw**-*������  '      Colorless face- of Ion show tha  absence of Iron In the blood.  Carter*������ Iron Pills  ���������will help till* condition.       J||  Pronunciation Bothers Him  How to pronounce the "Kut" in  Kut-el-Amaar���������whether as cut or  coot���������has long bothered many people. Sir Thomas Holdich says the  Arabs of Mesopotamia call it "koot,[  the Indians "kote," and the people of  Balucvhistan "kwat-" So there's an  other great war problem settled. But  there's a chap figuring in the Russian  revolution with a long row of consonants in his name that is bothering"  us now,���������Ottawa Journal-Press.  SATISFIED MOTHE  No other medicine gives as great  satisfaction to mothers as does  Baby's Own Tablets. These Tablets  are equally, good for the newborn  babe or the growing child. They are  absolutely free from injurious drugs  and cannot possibly do harm���������always  good. Concerning them Mrs. Jos.  Morneau, St. Pamphile, Que-, writes:  "I have used Baby's Own Tablets and  am well satisfied with them and  would use no other medicine for my  little o1t.es." The Tablets arc sold  by medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  What'Farming Is  R. B. Bennett just announces that  farming is skilled labor. The truth  is that farming is one of the learned  professions.���������rLethbridge Herald.  Safe Bet  "Cashley's got a splendid, vigorous  woman in that wife of his-"  "Just Cashley's luck. He always  gets the best of everything."  "I'll bet he doesn't get the best of  her."  ���������&&--EmM&:C������M\N^  ������������ R E D  B/VX5S  With  EGYPTIAN  LINIMENT  For Sale by all Dealers  Douglas & Company, Nafcanee, One  The Backyard'.s Importance  * The Rotarian who said it was more  important that citizens should' cultivate their own backyards than that  vacant lots should be developed spoke  a simple truth. It is the backyards  in the aggregate from which the increased supplies must come.���������London  Free Press.  No Rest With Asthma. Asthma  usually attacks at night, the one  time when rest is needed most. Hence  the loss of strength,-the nervous debility, the loss of flesh and other  evils which must be expected unless  relief is secured. Fortunately relief  is possible. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma Remedy has proved its merit  through years of service. A trial  will surely convince you. .,  Possession is nine points of the  law and the attorney's fee is the  tenth.  Substantial Orders Have Been  ceivdd Here From New  Zealand  One of the war developments in  stimulating Canadian, trade is seen  in the fact that Canadian-made lead  pencils are now being sold in New  Zealand. A report received by the  trade and commerce department  from Canadian trade commissioner  Beddoe, of Auckland, says that a  Canadian firm recently sent out to  New Zealand samples of lead pencils, the first made in Canada following the stopping of the Austrian  supply. Mr. Beddoe says that the  samples were found very satisfactory  and substantial orders have been sent  to Canada.      -  "  He also notes , that if Canadian  firms were not so busy with war  orders they could capture in New  Zealand a much greater proportion  of the business formerly enjoyed by  Germany. During the past year at  least one million dollars' worth of  New Zealand orders offered to Canadian**-1 firms could not be filled.  Has been Canada *  favorite yeast for  moie than forty  years. '.;'  Enough for 5c. to  produce 50 large  loavej pi fine,  >vhc!esome nourishing  home  made bread.    Do  MADE IN CANADA  not experiment, there it nothing  Montreal Man Tells  Wonderful Story  BAD CASE OF    BRIGHT'S    DISEASE CURED-BY DODD'S  KIDNEY PILLS  Catarrh Cannot be Cured  with LOCAL APPLICATIONS, sss sker'  ^annot reach the seat of the disease. Catarrh  is a. local disease, greatly influenced by con*,  lititutional conditions, and in order to cure it'  ���������/ou must take an internal remedy. Hall's  Catarrh Curo is taken internally and acts  through the blood on the mucous surfaces  if the system. Hall's Catarrh Cure was prescribed by one of the best physicians in this!,  ���������country tor years. Xt is composed of some  pf the best tonics known, combined with  iSoine of the best blood- purifiers. The perfect combination of the ingredient* in Hall's  Catarrh Cure is what produces such wonder-'  ful results in catarrhal conditions. Send for!  testimonials, free.  5".  J.   CHENEY  & .CO.,  Props.,  Toledo, O,  All Druggists,  75c  Hall's Family Pills for constipation.  Sad Stories, Mostly  "He's a great reader."  "Of wheat?"  "Gas meters."-���������Exchange.  Miller's Worm Powders arc complete in themselves. They not only  drive worms from the system, but repair thc damage that worms cause  and so invigorate the constitution  that it speedily recovers from the disorders of thc digestion that arc the  rtcsult of .the work of these parasitic  intruders. They do their work thoroughly and strength and soundness  follow their use.  I consider MINARD'S LINIMENT the BEST Liniment in use.  I got my foot badly jammed lately. I bathed it well with MINARD'S  LINIMENT, and. it was as well as  ever next day.  Yours very truly, *  T.G. McMULLEN.  George Sullivan, Who Suffered From  the Dread Disease for Two Years  Gives Credit for His Recovery to  Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Montreal, Que., (Special)���������Completely cured of that most dreaded of  all diseases, Bright's Disease of the  kidneys, Mr. George Suiiivan, 284 de  St- Valiers St., this city, is spreading  the good news that he found his cure  in D^odd's Kidney Pills.  "I suffered from Bright's Disease  for two years," Mr. Sullivan states in  an interview. "I was unable to work  for weeks. at a time. I spent hundreds of dollars on doctors without  receiving any real benefit and received outdoor treatment at the Montreal  General Hospital.  "I was. feeling very badly discouraged when a friend advised ine to try  Dodd's Kidney Pills. Aftcr it-sing  three boxes I was much better.- I  kept on till I had used nine boxes,  ���������when I was completely cured.  "Naturally I consider Dodd's Kidney Pills a wonderful remedy."  Dodd's Kidney Pills are no cure-  all. They cure kidney diseases of all  kinds from backache to Bright's Disease. The proof of this is their  growing popularity in Canada for  over a quarter of a century. If you  haven't used them ask your neighbor  about them.  Close Dartmoor Prison  Dartmoor prison,.which is to be  closed as a convict prison and put to  other uses, was built during our last  great war as an internment camp for  French prisoners, and opened in 1809.  For many years aftcr the end of the  war and the release of the prisoners  Princetown, as the prison is officially  called, remained vacant, until in I8d5  it was first utilized as a convict prison, being one of the largest in the  country, with .accommodation for  rearly eight hundred prisoners. The  use to which it is now to be put has  not been disclosed, but it would be  rather a coincidence if, after a complete century, it is to revert to its  original use as a barracks for prisoners of war.���������London Chronicle-  One of the commonest complaint*  of infants is worms, and the most effective application for them is Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator.  A Useful "Movie"  After more than a year of effort  the faculty of John Hopkins Medical  School, at Baltimore, has produced  over 15,000 feet of modern picture  film which it will use in teaching  surgery.  While the view which these films  present would be gruesome indeed to  the ordinary movie fan, they promise  to be of the greatest value to medical students. For generations surgery has been taught by charts, by  dissection of corpses, by clinics, etc-  Tha limitation in using charts and  corpses in particular, are apparent.  But with clear motion pictures the  student can study again and again the  actual steps taken by surgeons engaged in operating.  When you think that you are going to learn to love a girl remember  that a little learning of that sort, is  a particularly dangerous thing.  Minard's Liniment for Sale  where  Every-  AvReflection  "Bui, my dear lady, you should not  allow your"grief to overcome you.  Remember your husband is far happier in thc other world-"  "M���������maybe he is, b���������but I think  you are exceedingly rude to say so."  English Navy to Have 400,000 Men  It has already been announced that  the total establishment of the Royal  navy in 1917-18 is to be 400,000 officers and men. A supplementary  estimate provides forNihe addition of  50,000 of all ranks during the current  financial ycar. With the passing of  this vote thc aggregate of 400,000  will already havc been provided for,  the original estimate for 1916-17 having' been 350,000.���������London Telegraph.  Hopeless  There is in the employ of a Brooklyn woman an Irish cook who has  managed to break nearly every variety of article that the household contains. The mistress' patience reached its limit recently when she discovered that the cook had broken ihc  thermometer that hung in the dining-  room*  "Well, well," sighed the lady of the  house, in a resigned way, "you've  managed to break . even the thermometer, haven't you?"  Whereupon, in a tone equally resigned, the cook said:.,. "Yis, mum;  and now we'll have to take the weather just as it comes, won't wc?"���������  Argonaut.  [���������nu.    uiui, >���������������������������������!���������! iim���������i��������� i-jT-j���������������j^  A Handy Signal  Visitor���������So this is the deaf and  dumb wardl How do you call people  to dinner? I suppose you don't ring  a bell.  Superintendent-*-No. Wc have a  man who walks through the ward  wringing his hands.  Would you like to end that terrible Itching, that burning pain; to  heal those horrid sores?  You have tried all sorts of fatty-  ointments, lotions and powders. Put  them aside now and give Nature a  chance as represented by Zam-Buk.  Zam-Buk Is made from herbal es*  eences; Is a natural healer. Is not  something you have to send to tho  end of the world for, and pay a  heavy prlcel Every druggist will  sell you Zam-Buk and for 50c. only.  Ju3t give it a fair trial and incidents give yourself ease by the  quickest route.  See name on box:*^****  Minard's Liniment Cures Dandruff.  The Anecel Child  r  W������     W*     U.     1154  Exuberance of Spirits Seems   to   Be  Necessary if the Child Is to  Amount to Anything  _Dr- Francis M. Greene, social hygiene specialist of Boston, issues a  fi Intern ent which should discourage  parents who arc in the habit'of boasting of the goodness of their offspring.  Dr. Greene.classifies children in three  groups: Very good ones, who at*'*  Ubtially stupid; hereditary defectives  and normal, boisterous, troublesome  youngsters,  Two kinds of juvenile badness arc  recognized even by childless observers in the average home���������thc badness  of selfishness, petulance and cruelty  '���������T.u ihe hauijj.i-j cf cxccs.sivc vitality,  which mnnifesifi Itself in dcstruclive-  ncs-i and uproar-  The boy-world i.i against the excessively good child. He will have a  hard time of It in school and on the  playground. A streak of wilfulness,  of rougli-and-rvady asscrlivcnesc, if  cultivated, yields lhc individuality and  strength of character which lifo    de-  llinildn .       Tit!"   fii-rir   J~<"iHt   V.V.'X   th*   he*  ���������full of devilment are to be cherished  nml trained **������dt!i ti careful hand. They  arc thc worthwhile upccimtiih-���������I>c-  tolt New*,  "\  fcii*4������w ������ir������a  j#r-iiih77v  Thrift is served, and health preserved,  by wearing rubber footwear around  the farm in rainy, sloppy weather.  Quality and long wear* whether Sn  rubber farm boots, high rubber boots  or rubbers, are assured if you choose  a pair bearing on the sole any one oJ  these Trade Marks:  frAi-<U LEA*  DUOJifilLiJtir;  ������������������*rr*\n/i*i* ��������� +rmn ������t  +,x*xXt\Jkki*.l\ AC*  "GRANBY"  JACQUES iiHkiLmbii-  "MAPiE 1EAF"  "ttOMimOK''  "DAISY**  Canadian Consolidated Rubber Co., Limited  Largest Manufacturer* ot Rubber (Good* in, tho Brltlah Emplr������  SEVEN LAnOE, UP-TO-DATE MANUFACTURING |*L/WTS IM CAHA&A  U fifi "SEftVICE" *������!IAHCMES AND V/ARCHOU3&& THROUGHOUT CANADA      U   M  ^^*i*S'"S ^.'!l^t')iy^',Tl*''l[l'T'''l|JVlL-f I IMI win    in  -..,  ���������  -.-,,w,,_>.        |..,..,,..   _*������ci������JW  -������������������ i -��������� .ur-.irt-n-. ,rmi,-������nrnnmt., L J,.l��������� -milfJL m i-   ������������������rrj-|-~~" U^i.^Vtf:::i-:'r f ^ -. , |.||||)|. i^ijygjv"^ ��������� ||| i"  ympwk  pp^pmSL  ���������;:������iil������lt|  v' ���������������������������.'������������������,���������r*=v������'*rSr>f  ���������'AAA~<������#M  -.-.r-:,-.?'A''fr'tM  PP0r%$$M  ' .'���������i.-i^w^ji'K  rP'PPMm  ���������'?r?ms8m  pss^m  -p^mm  ���������A$mm  ���������:���������:,.. ArAAmM  ,'.'5;igl  Mml  PP'ppM  :',WSm  p&m  :P*#.f  ��������������������������� "S^fl  I  1  m  m  MMHPmmm *.*u������^������ni*ma%MfxniXz,Vi  &S#fr*ini&stoKi*.'M***P**  ^W-tw-wi--;  *.ciS^.������v������.cs*:A'  ^���������v.:~>*r  '���������OT'W>^^^*/.^r���������JTlIi^:|^���������;'^^'^=r^^^^���������41i^^^  *9i^**i  ^^^^^M^^^^W  mMmmmmm  '^m^^^^^^^^^^^^i^m^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^Wm  THE CBBSTOH' BSVIEW  EV������  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C.. FRIDAY. MAY 26  Thin ami Spray  No better  advice  can be  given  the   orchardists,  says  the Vernon  News, than that   they devote very  special   attention   this   season   to  spraying   and  thinning.    It   goes  without saying  that, owing to the  British    embargo,     very   difficult  problems     regarding     marketing  conditions on the prairies will have  to   be  faced   this   year.    Inferior  grades of fruit will be greatly at a  discount, and it is doubtful if a sale  at   anything     approaching    to   a  profitable   price  will   be found for  number two or three apples.    Only  the best product  of  our   orchards  will, in all  probability,   be  able to  meet   the  unusual  competition of  Ontario and  Nova   Scotia fruit at  figures that will bring the growers  any     returns     making    shipment  possible.    There never was a time  in tbe. history of  the fruifc growing  industry here when  it   was so im- ]  perative that special  care be given j  to the trees- i  for early August to put through  the necessary legislation, along  with some other measures that  were unfinished when the legislature adjourned on Saturday.  While the "dry" extremists are  sure to manifest some dissatisfaction at the turn events have taken  in this direction, the saner element  in the temperance forces as well as  the people generally will commend  the government on the course ifc  has adopted.  Undoubtedly      Mr.       Brewster  would have found   it good politics  to have brought in prohibition as a  war   measure,   with   another vote  after peace has been concluded, but  in   preferring   fco  extend   the   wet  spell a matter of  three  months in  order   to  ascertain   all  the   facts,  and  then  setfcle  the  matter once  and   for   all,     he    has    certainly  strengthened fche impression   most-  people down this way   had of him,  that  persoally   he  is pretty   level  headed.    For ail the   booze that is  liable to be consumed   in the extra  three months Mr.   Brewster  is  indeed well advised "to be sure you  are right then go ahead."  sea  No Easy -Job  From Kaslo comes word that  John D. Moore of Kaslo has just  received the   atmointment  as road  Lasfc season the large percentage  of  scabby   apples  and   undersized | superintendent  for  this  riding,   a  fruit in some districts gave evidence j **ob he had UP fclU some three *****  that spraying and thinning had ��������� aS������ whe������ he was dismissed by the  been neglected by some of the late Bowser administration,  growers. The man who pursues  this course during the coming season need not expect to make much | his 3election the Brewsterian policy  out of his orchard under  such con-|of no Patronage has been strikingly  maintained.    As  fco  his ability to  No need to tell you that prices of footwear have advanced, by leaps and bounds  almost, but in several lines of shoes we have been fortunate in buying ahead of the  last couple of advances in this line.    We specially mention  Ladies' 2-3trap White Poplin Slippers at $2,25 pair  For summer wear these are the height of fashion and we have them in all sizes.  Men's Working Shoes-  Our prices on these are actually lower than the wholesalers are offering these same  shoes to the trade. We have a nice range in sizes and can assure their wearing  qualities.    Buy now.    There is absolutely no prospect of a drop in footwear prices.  Tennis Shoes for Men9 Youths and Boys  A good line both for sizes and wear. The prices are right.  General  Merchant  British Columbia  In  at  least one respect his appointment cannot be criticised; in  ditions as now obtain. The grower  who can produce the biggest per  centage of number one fruit will be  the man who will be best able to  meet fche difficulties of an overloaded market next fall. The man  who neglects his spraying and  thinning will not be likely to wear  a smile when the shipping season  commences.  impossible with the very hearty  co-operation that should be instantly forthcoming in times like  these. The superintendent and the  party men have a grand'chance to  make a name for themselves. We  shall see what we shall see.  After mature deliberation, and  after having the "dry" and the  "web" sides very fully presented,  the government at Victoria has  decided to not monkey with prohibition in any manner until a  thorough investigation has been  made of fche irregularities charged  in connection with taking the  soldiers vote overseas on this  measure.  It will be recalled that the vote  in British Columbia resulted in a  "dry" majority of several thousand,  but as the soldiers in France and  England were allowed up till tho  tfrst of the year to caRt their ballots  on the measure it is not so very  many weeks sirce the final returns  on both the soldiers and civilians  vote is available, and a majority of  fill the position any expression of  opinion must be witheld until he  has been seen iu action.  Due to the fact that the former  administration parted company  with him will subject him to some  suspicion in some quarters, doubtless, but. if he has the ability his  friends claim for him, working  under the changed conditions and  with an alleged slightly discredited  past to atone for, there is considerable reason to hope for the best���������  this early in the season.  In chronicling, his appointment  the Kootenaian remarks that uit is  pretty generally viewed with satisfaction, especially by the boys in  the hills, who have always found  J.D. pretty square when it came  to the laying out of trail and  roadwork."  This is assuring, at any rate, but  it is not the only qualification Mr.  Moor a will require if he is to fill  the position in its entirety. As  part of its policy of retrenchment  the government last December dismissed aii fche road superintendents,  and promise was given that in the  new scheme that was to bo adopted  greater efficiency would be the  prime consideration, along with  due regard for better roads   at loss  4������*jk������C4<.l J J  St  Home     oOO     announced  prohibition.  The "dryR" and the "wets" are  both alleging crooked work in  taking and counting this soldiers  vote, with the "drys" demanding  that  prohibition   he  enacted   as a  ....    ..    .....    ,....... . ^..,^1 ..J J-1-.rt       s,tf\^,r,      f\V  ������V JJ.J      JIILlJOlll  I.,        .*JII4        ,XU        wjjjj      UJO.jC      Ol  hostilities another vote be takon  or. the question as soon as the  soldier** had all returned.  Ah something similar to this had  been done by the Ontario government it   looked   certain   that   B.C.  WO'llli       iolloVV     tilU     fx'UHC      UUIUVjO  interviewH given out by the ' dry*-*"  from tine* to time nl, leaHt indicating thin ���������but on VVednewluy last  Premier Br-eWHterannounn-d other-  wiae. He propoaea to luive an  iiivehtigntioii of thene overaeaa  !,.J"..'.!..., .AA.d if )'." !���������::'���������:: .!!"'":!,*r-  itiea on a aoale hii jfiieient to wipe  out the S00 majority against prohibition  then   on   Oetolwr   1t<t the   *'       '    '        ..-111      m. r, ,|.... .,       ,.f\,,ti'tf,\      <>,���������'_  1  With the appointment of Engineer McPherson, and assuming  Mr. Mooro vr- equally oompotent,  the 'efficiency', part of tho pledge  given would seom assured, but as  to economy effected that has yet to  be fihown.  Undoubtedly tho administration  was sincere in its promise, but it is  up to Mr.   Moore  very largely to  Conscription or selective draft,  whichever you prefer, is with us; of  will be sooner or later, depending  on the length of time the members  at Ottawa talk ori" the matter,  which will be introduced in the  house of conxmons jbo-ctay or tomorrow. ,...;. .  Few, if any, are surprised at the  announcement. Recruiting within the last two months had hardly  been vigorous _enough to replace  the men killed and wounded in the  advance in which the Canadians  have been so prominent since very  early in April.  Not only had the number of men  coming forward been insufficient  to take care of the wastage, but  for many months past it has been  all too apparent that the wrong  men were putting oh the khaki.  Many who should jiave stayed  home have gone, and those who  should have gone are still in Canada  in very large numbers:  As one authority ���������has put it:  ''We took men off the farms, but  the billiard players, matinee goerB,  and other idlers are still at their  respective amusements. Young  men aro still selling neckwear and  measuring off ribbon,,.but tho hard-  fisted mechanic, whom no woman  oan roplaoo, has gone overseas.  B>iral French Quebec has given  practically nothing to the army,  but the rural parts of Western  Canada have been scooped dry."  Details of' the proposed oon-  soriptivo legislation are laoking,  and in view of tho government's  hesitancy in bringing down tho  measure at all it is unsafe to hazard  a guess as to   how  far thoy  havo  The suggestion has been thrown  out that the proper  plan. to adopt  would be to   draft  all  single men  between the  ages of  eighteen and  twenty-five who  have  not  others  dependent jipom  then.     If   from  this list are  taken  farm  laborers  and   those   connected   ^vith   such  industries .as   shell  making,   coal  mining,    shipbuilding   and   other  trades  and   professions  that have  either directly or  indirectly   to do  with the prosecution  of the war or  the feeding of the people, the plan  should be ideals provided that with  these restrictions efficient   men can  be obtained.   :If not^then   the list  could be opened   still wider to take  in married men,with  no  children,  or the age limit  for  single  men  raised from   twenty-live  to thirty-  five, or forty.  If through any means the legislation can be adapted so that the  gentry who are manipulating the  prices of grain, foodstuffs, etc., up  so high can be conscripted either  for the fighting or into some necessary, and far more useful, occupation permanently, such an opportunity, should not be overlooked.  With all this class of citizen out of  business the effort to regulate food  prices would be simplified immensely.  hear skins. He is juss back from a  hunt up Midge Creek where he bagged a grizzly, a black and a brown  beai*. He has-also two live cabs belonging to the latter at his camp afc  Wynndel. He is reported to have  sold the hides for $49.  NOTICE  WHEREAS certain persons borrowed without our permission over half a  mile of | steel cable, 1000 feet of steel  rails, and the brass fittings from fcwo  donkey engines standing near fche  International. Boundary.,, line Port  Hill.  If said persons will return this  property no charges will be made; if  not leg-Si action vvill be taken.  Watts-burg Lumber Co Ltd.  ;WAmBUBe,.B..Cv  RANCH FOR SALE  With-excellent dwelling house and  outbuildings, Block 121, Lot 812, near  Erickson, B.C., ten acres. Planted to  fruit trees now bearing. Formerly., in  the occupation of Mr. T. H. Hickey.  An admirable investment in a beautiful home.-Fee simple title guaranteed.  Am open for offers. JOSEPH RYAN,  Cranbrook, B.C.  Local and Personal  deliver the goods.    Tho old way of igono in this direction.  doing things that hithorto was  popular   with    "the   hoys   in   tho  hill.'*" i-.-uojol. (AAit'm hi i\nA(- days".  of reduced grants for public worku  and the ever-inoieaHing deiiliiktd for  bettor highways and bridges both  iu the l.il.H and valleys.  To make good the min is tor's  UHRuranceH, uh well as giving all  i.m'.uof <t,i* r,<li������w>; die* i.tt notion  on the eoiutidei-j-ihly-rednoed appro  prinlinn for thene worku, ia a vory  large order, particularly when i ono  T-i������*n*i*-*Kf>ii'n    tlio    Henrejtv    of    fb'ttt-  Proliminary  announcements are  that not  moro  than  100,000  mon  nn-, to hr*. taken immediately for  ovorooan service, and theso are to  be of tho agon botwoon 18 and 25  yoars, but somo of tlio papers arc  of tho opinion that tho legislation  will bo far-reaching and that every  uhlo-hodied you,ig man in tho  country will be liable to bo put at  tho job he em* do heat in tho  nUerestH of the country���������if im fc  ovoraeua then at work   in   Canada  Pte. Fred Haggart, who went overseas with the third contingent from  Oreston and who lost an arm and was  otherwise badly wounded in the lighting in France about a yoar ago, is expected to pay Croston a vit-ifcthin week.  Ho has boon back ut his home in  Potorboro, Ont., for about nix months.  Pto, Herb Gobbet of tho Forestry  Draft, who was expected home from  Brockville, Ont., on Thuraday lust, ia  hung up at Medicine Hat, Alta., got-  ting ovor an attack of moasloB ho  developed on route homo. Pto. Phil  Hurry is still afc Brockville, duo to  some delay in getting his discharge.  Boyond passing ono account and  dismissing next term's teat-thing staff  thoro was very little happening at tho  May mooting of Croston school trustees on mommy night. Tlio board'  enjoys tho distinction of only miuaing  ono monthly mooting all year, and at  every mohhIou every trustee hut) been  iu attendance,  No more hay in being received from  Alberta, tho farmern there heing too  busy aoeding to attend to any other  line. Those who have to have hay uro  bringing it in from Cranbrook and  Fornio in whateyer qimtuMtiow they  can gyt It, and la co .ting at least $!M> a  {.i.','i. It I" f!f'*'.v."."^ "V **���������*)!' jufii������i;������ jt ���������������><������>���������������!'  team cannot be fed for lean than $1.7fi  a day.  Soon be time to order them  ���������and bettor be too early than  a little latM.  The REVIEW, can supply  tdem in any quantity desired.  I'lJIH   *'*    ..ii-'   .. p,.  -.*,!������������������*;!''���������!���������.     '...������������,      !���������.,   riil(U������v>e*i<   i������   not' tho ranks in impM-utivo.  .Toe  flood man,    one   of   the   Duck  until niioh time as   his   prowenoo tn ] Crook ItidiuiiM,   wan In town Saturday  B BBBhB  ���������A  | looking for a buyer tor  ui roe or lour |  mmmrmttimmmtmmmmmmmmmnmmm.  mmttm  tn  '.)Ht*til.l*m������',ii������HWj^l4jiirt  m.*������.#W*MUlHkHi*H������*l %M)M?$&  THE  MINERAL  FOBS! S*  AOT  ���������p'-.x  'notigb  B&tt Fractional and Yosemifce Fractional Mineral Claims, situate in  the NelsoB' Mining -jOivdalon. of  Kootenay District.   Where located: jan;Sheeprt2i*eek^oining the  Bio 'iihto Mineral Claim. '."A.  TAKE   NOTICE   thaf *?%-AL'' H.  Green, acting as Agent for Jonathan  Ro&ersj  Frae Miner's Certificate No.  88518B, intend.* sixty days ^from the  date hereof;/to -aptly -to ttfte Mining  Recorder for a Certificate of Improvements, for the purpose of obtaining a  Crown Grant of fche above claim.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85. must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this r28th day of February,  A.D. 1917. A^H. GREEN  MINERAL ACT  NOTICE  ^m  \,  Marie, Good Hope and Utah Mineral  Claims,  situate   in . the   Nelson  MimTig Division Of Kootenay BUS-!  trict. . Where located:  On North,  ; ��������� ^dr"fc of Sheep Creek. '^ *���������.' t^f .*���������**<��������� '  TAKENCTICE that I, A.K.Green,  acting as agent for Agnes Billings,  Free Miners Certificate No. 859S2B, Intend, sixty days from the date hereof ,  to-applyto-fche Minmg Reorder for'a  Certinmte of Ini^rbvenienta, for the  purpose of obtaining *ia Orown - Gran fc  of tfcemi#yei*Mim^r a -   '    "'A  And ifurther take notice that action,  under section 85, must be commenced  before tlielssuancS "Of etohCeHiSeate  oTImpi-bvemehts.   '"        '"' "��������� ' '  -Dated this 26th day of Febrnary,  1917.   ';" ���������'   ~'\r "    A. H. GREEN.  Henry Hamilton is- just in receipt  ^���������^sU^^l^^ppifosxi'M ^Bonpgte.^  Dave Hamilton, dated in" France, I  April 12th, which gives a very stirring  aceounfcof the-flghting at Vimy Ridge,  and the (Tondifcion the Alliea are finding the Germani soldiers in after al  -most"'thr^'!ye^.dif'Sivar. He says in  part:  ; *fl have come safely through the  rfiret ^uf&Ptij;  Jhe   ^vanea.^;Our  battalion took part in the recent push, L provincial voters lisfc  going^'dver the top" on* Easter Mbn- J    ^if^-'LL.��������� '!^L,������������ L  Hdireenwood has  given up hope  of  haymW**^f^^hi^yfla;r^    *  " Policecourt^^-fiWs collected at Cran-  >rook in Ap*iiiamorrafced*~t������ 8200.  P The Methodist and. Prest&yfcerian  congregations- at Kelowena* "have  united: A-PA...y a... "P.P" .'.'A ���������������������������������������������������������������"������������������-  Profits of the Standard mine, SH*  verton^Jor the year .1916 are, given puts  asS&p^e. ,,., p,ri.:..,.,.  On a capital of $2,OflOt0OP the Standard mine a-t Silyei-ton has a^rea^y paid  ���������^,400,000 diyinends.\ ~"    ,_.'"'"  In the Nelson riding934 ladies names  were added afc the May revision of Jfciie*,   il-^li'V'Ji. , it^ .-.-is.'-.-v������ e.-.  -,.?.-*'  An auto recently made the trip,  ���������h^m^pcikane $b &&M 3Forke, in sii  .Iso-at^ana'WsnlBUtss,   -  iNQURXNOErA^- ttm*mm&mii*Tm%T*9  DEALER 'IN COAL  ORESTON  ���������*   &*G*  I  The shrewd ones are figuring that one of the sure things  , .tjiisseason Vwill be .Ijfeaitas.^ the demand ilor .jbhem  \k certain to be heayy, ^and welUpr^pafed Greston  Valley soil will produce them abundantly, provided,  of course^you use good seed.    In this we can help  you.    We have just stocked a good supply of  JLUXitf  are  WHITE NAVY BEANS  variety and  a hardy  ******-RT������T'  <noljfljOj������������CJ  jr iOXUVr> o.  While  the stock-lasts we sell theni at" 17|o. per lb.  BLACK BUTTER BEANS  In the String or Green varieties we confidently recommend the ISlack Butter Beans.     They yield both  -quantity and quality under mo^t any and all conditions.~We;have these at 20c. lb. ��������� ���������' ..  GENERAL MERCHANT  CRESTON  j  susoliaatsd Milling  00e    Of  Canada, Limited  OFFICE.  TRAIL,  SMELTINQ  AND  REPININQ   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AND RESSNERS  PURCHASERS OF  GOLD, SSimVER, COPPER, Liz AD AND ZING ORES  TAOANAO BRAND PIQ LEAD. BLUESTONE, SPELTER* COPPER  Mtmmmmmmmmmmmm-mmmmmmmmmmmmm*  wm  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.     Team Sleighs"  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets  of Second-Hand Harness  Coal  and Wood For Sale.  day; April 9th, and drove the Bosche  out of the trenches he has held for the  last two and a half years. Or, to put  it better, we went overland took the  trenchesVnd the-Bosche also, for,very  few of .them got away. T?hey sur-  xendered. by "'the ''hundreds.' Our  artillery had all the fight pounded  out of them.  "I never saw before, or expect to  see again, such a sight ?as the German  lines were. For two miles behind his  front line the ground was churned up  and torn to pieces by our big guns.  They missed nothing. The Hun  trenches were filled up and his wire  cut to pieces. Even the trees were  shot down. I don't believe there was  a square yard of that ground that a  shell had not hit. The wonder of the  thing is that there were any Huns  left. But there vyere some lived  through" it alright, but they were  ready to quit when we went over.  Some few, of course, fought to the  death for the Fatherland, hut most of  them surrendered without firing a  shot.  "We Had to face heavy shell fire all  the way.   He gaye us all he had in the  line of  artillery,   and   it. was  quite  enough   for . me-   .Erie    Smith    and,  Greame tVilsou were both wounded  beside me.    Erie was   the first to get  hit.   We were only over Fritz' first  line when he srot~a- bullet through the  left breast about three inches over the  heart.   I had just time to see where  he was hit and give him  a drink of  water when I had to leave him to- keep  up  with . the  rest  of the company.  We hud only gone but a little distance  further when Greame  was wounded.  A shell landed close to him and blew  himToff his feet.   I thought he was  killed, and as I was only ,25 feet from  him Iran over to him,  but before I  got there he was picking himself up  again, so knowing he ' was alright yet  I went back  to the next trench and  got a stretcher bearer to come and  attend to. him.   Another. fellow,. who  came from England with us, was hit  in the leg, so but of the four of us that  chummed together I was the only one  that got through without a scratch.  "But we took the position we started to take, and held it for 48 hours  until relieved. We carried a shovel  each when we went oyer, so we dug  ourselves in under heavy fire from  Fritz's guns. W������ lost dome men in*  doing so, but on the whole our losses  were very slight in comparison with  what ������ expected. It was funny to see  the Germans come running to meet  us. They had the look of beaten dogs  expecting to be kicked, and they did  not need anyone to show them the  way to our rear. They were made to  carry our wounded back on stretchers  and they seemed glad to get the  chance to do so.  "One thing was proved in the last  few days and that Is that the Germans  have no. chance to stand before the'  British artillery. We have the guns  to dig them out of their deepest dugouts arid its only a matter of timo���������if  they don't quit���������until they are pretty  Only ,7. new men's names were added  to the Xuslo riding' wtefc? list Which  closed on "JMbnjiay las& ^  According fco the Herald Penticton  has about ^fche largest and Vorst be!-  haved lot:"bf dogs in B.0:  which  is  Trail's new  sewer  system  w^l'be almbst   five  miles long,  estimated to cost $37,000.        ^  Cranbrook had a Belgian Belief tag  day last wfeek; When $230 was collected for this gooid work.  Abont a dozen Chinks are cutting  and taking out fence, posts up the line  between Kaslo and Whitewater.  The smelter  at Greenwood is still  operating one small furnace.   All tils'  copper furnaces'at Trail are cold.  At Rossland the Presbyterian and  Methodist cniirches have  ed, under Presbyterian direction.  Kotf Moy, 1361  This f������ercheron   Stallion   will   stand  throughout Jt,he season ..as^foJDows,:  CAWYOWCJTY  Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays,  '*"'   ' also Saturday forenoons  CRESTON  at McCreath's Iav^ry, Satur-  '*'- -"������������������ -"l'day aftefcnebi-rs N  Fees will be reduced this season in  accordance "with the savingx| expense  effected by the above. programme.  >r x   -.."    ������������������'*���������������������������    ���������,' A A-- :: % .:    .V."   :irt-v ^filR-j   fi.   ���������      .  For further particulars apply to C  BLAtRv;Ericksoh P.O.^  -_'~i���������;...������*  OliHvi^auiav  MINERAL AOT  FOBMP  Kaslo is sure putting on city airs  these days. Druggist Abey installed,  a soda fountain in his store last week.  Nils, Hanson, who came to the  Kootenay country in 18&2, and who  has lived at Cranbrook since 191& is  dead.  The recruiting office at Grand  Forks, which has been maintained  ever since the war started, was closed  last week.   "'  Helen Christie, aged 6 years, died at  Cranbrook last week as the result of  acute ascending paralysis, caused by a  woodtick bite.' _  With a total of but3,548 tons.for  the week, last week's ore tonnage report at the Trail smelter is the smallest in the last year and a half.  Vernon News: Heavy rains during  the past week have gladdened the  hearts of the farmers and have gone  a long way towards- insuring good  crops for this season.  A. J. Riddell, a Kaslo alderman  who has gone east to join a flying  corps for overseas seryice, was presented with a wrist watch by the  members of the town council.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Montana Mineral Claim, situate in the  Nelson Mining^Diyision of West  Kootenay       TMetrict.        Where  located:   On Twelve'Mile Ct-eek,  about fertile East of Bay one Mine.  TAKE  NOTICE   that .1,   Charles  Moore,'acting  as 'agent for Frank  Aiken,   Free Miner's' Certificate" "Nd.  98603B, and Phil Casey, Free Miner's  Certificate   No. 6218C,   intend,   sixty  days fi*om the date hereof, to apply to  the-Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of'Improvements, for ther purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the aboye  claim..  And further take notice that action,  under section 85. must be commenced  before, the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvement^. " '���������'".���������'.���������  Dated this 28th day of April. 1917.  A.D. CHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  MM      ���������������  '   nm    vi  *M^^**t im m^UML  Phono 00  McGREATH  Sirdar Ave. CkVOBton  M\   k\     MtMrnimmX  CANAD1  'mimm   h������iwi������m    ^t*������*������<% Jj***,*jt |V      /["Xf.     JfX0mmm*m**x  />**% 'w���������***  \rn-r X       \m** Vw</1 Vf I T AiJC^IJVjtta^' J������y*  SW EDMUND WALKER,  CV.a. LLDt, D.CL, VnniiUm  Capitai PAir* Ui������f ������15,000,000   jT Rrs^ve FiiNft  N o/SJMrv  MINERAL ACT  FORM P  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Lucky Girl Mineral Claim, situate in  the  Nelson   Mining   Division   of  Kootenay District.   Where located:���������On   Sheep   Crork   adjoining  the Mayflower Mineral Claim.  TAKE NOTIOE that I, A. H. Green,  acting as agent for J.  W. Crowthers,  Free   Miner's Certificate No. 85907B,  intend, sixty days from the date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for  a Certificate  of   Improvements,  for the purpose of obtaining a Crown  Grant of tde above claim.  And further take notice, that action  under section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of-Improvements.  Dated this 19th day of April. A.D.  1917. A. H. GREEN.  MINERAL AOT  FORMS*  Certificate of Improxements  NOTICE  Michigan, Maggie Aikens and Summit  Bell Mineral Claims, situate in the  " Nelson Mining Division of West  Kootenay;        District.       Where  located:     In      Montana     Gulcb,  tributary to Summit Creek.  TAKE   NOTICE    that    I,   Charles-  Moore,   acting  as   agent   for   Frank  Aiken,   Free Minor's   Certificate  No.  96803B, and Phil Casey,   Free Minerls  Certificate   No.   6218C,    intend   sixty  days from the date hereof, to apply to  the Mining Recorder for a Certificate  of Improvements, for the purpose of  obtaining a Crown Grant of the-abov*-  claims.  And further take notice that action,  under section 85, must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated this 28th day of April, 1917,  A.D. CHARLES MOORE, P.L.S.  JOHN AIRD, Gcnml Mm****  H. V F. JONES. A*������'i,'<3cn'L H*nmt  tit csi/t /wm  "M' Mi*"'^1 **���������' ���������������*'  *"���������*'0 W V- W  *Mt**>u*imm*m*  The Safety Depo&it Boxes of this Bank  offer the desired security for valuabie  papers and other effects.   The charge Is  very moderate  for the   protection '"'thus  afforded.   '  0\   tr*  %ffr.v%ti.rtf.rt <P*rAtsf An  >3  T'!'**f':*r'fi'T*  The Kaslo dandolion crop is tho best  ever. N  Work io being reoumed on a small  scale in the Rossland mines.  ,     ,. t.f    - . i.     i ��������� ���������   '....���������...  008 women rogiatored as voters in  the Cranbrook electoral District.  Only ono dairyman in Trail delivers  his milk in bottles, says the News.  l>t)j>piLu tut* Dtriko ^aioi/luu- haiuui"  uhop huu just opened for buoincoa at  Fernlo.  John Moore of Kaulo ban been up-  pointed road nuportntenilont for Kaulo  conntitnency. M  uGtihiui*.t. ������i������ii'olh;J o������i thu voto*.* lUtl  for KixhIo riding Ihhi month. The Itlit  cloaca on may ...  Tim tlnx-is IcadfurnacAs, tho uaxiaml  number,  are in  blast at the Trail  ������.r*ac!tcr, s.nd will continue as Ibug to  ,r���������*e  STRAWBERRY  Synopsis of Coal Mining  legislations  .  ���������  HARDY NORTHERN GROWN  otpok of. the following varieties:  Senator Dunlop, Parson's  Beauty, Glen Mary, Goo-   \  A#U 4md- Ma'soon  100 Pliuite postpaid for $1.60  1000 l**lant^ f,o.b. horo ������r7.7o  DISCOUNT'.OF 10 Per Cent.  Cash in full with order.  for  ft,  ���������4-.t'A rvn ���������iflr-Jj Itff-  offaWiStCfl  wV'iigew  WYNNDEL,   B.O.     '  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan nnd Al- ���������  berta, the Yukon.Territory, theNorth-  West Territories and in a portion of  the Provinceof British Columbiu, may  be leiuted for a tet-m of twenty-'ohe  years renewal for a further term'of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre: Nrit more than 2.560 acres will  bo leased to ono applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by tne applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district inwhich  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territoiy the land must  be described by sections, or legal, subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvoy-  od territory the tract applied for shall  bo staked out by tho applicant, hiinHvli  Each application must be accomp-  unitud by a fee of ������5 which WilSlxV M-  fundetl if tho rights applied for ore not  available, but not otherwise. A'royalty  shall bo paid on tho morchantablo yii*f-  put- of the wine at the rate of five cop tb  per ton.  The person operating tho mine shal^  furnish thb Agent with sworn rctorms  accounting for tho full mianMty of.  merchantable coal^ mined and pay tiie  iitya.ly l}ttn'xii>n. It lu������ c<k.1 Ututhiw,  rights are not being operated, cticn  roinniB ehould be furnished at leuf������t  once a year.        ��������� "   ���������  The lease will include the coal mln-  hig VlJ<htH' only, rescinded by Ch������j).  27 of. 4-5TGenrge V. assented to lUtli  June, 1014.  1 For "full Information application  should be mado to t)io Hooi*etWy of th*  Department of the Interior, Ottnw������,  ������ir   ������/*������   ������*ny    fjwuiiii    ur   r>nlupA(j;������'iiiy   ������i  Dominion I^uidn. ' ��������� '  W. W. CORY, ))o;,utv Min������������t������r  the Interior.  N.B.���������UhtijUUtorl-bod publication of thit  r..*vJ-,MH.'Jtiifiit \*\\\ n������������f ht* r������*tfl fnxr.  ���������'. >rr<KAiAgmr  ���������. ;.'��������� ���������'A.rn'j-'M-ia  :ip%im  mi  ':':Pf'?&i  ��������� "&ml  ���������tSS  ;.;^-^*Sf|  w&i  sssm  td^tmttjAdRitimi^hmWrt  mm>������mmmi  WWWW^WWIIllllltlllllllllillJJWIiil.! iin ���������������������  xtmts^s  ���������wft-W**>-i*Wi������Wi*aW>i^lr^^ ;  ���������������'.';":'.  /  ���������MBBBMIIHIIllWyiltllHBlW^ n n-i,rTrTi T.'"'*''f^T7,'.?n!''ll!"lf-'1!!''.'.''I'TVITJW  .^HMaiSVmW. CKEBTON,. B. C,  ���������/  m-**^*m*-iyfm*MKS0*msnMM**.  O 9 ������ ��������� ������  PUTS A  ^STOFTOALL  <A CURES THE SICK  Two Thousand  I  Canadians Prisoners  And prevents others haviajy the disease no matter how "exposed."  All good druKffists.and turf goods houses. "VVrite lor our fieo  booklet on Distemper.  SPOHN MEDICAL CO.  Chemists and Bacteriologists, Goshen. Ind.. "O. S. A.  r  AXLE  GREASE  makes  pulling  less.  It's the  Mica  puts  in grease.  miles  easier.  Mica.  the  shorter,  friction  e-a-s-e  state upon the question of  Good Enough for Him  there's  some talk    in     thi  bolishing*  capital punishment.    Would you vote  to abolish it?"  "I would not," was thc decided  reply of the old chap. "Capital punishment was good enough for my ancestors, and it's good, enough for  nie!"���������Everybody's Magazine.  THE  1MPERtAL OIL COMPANY  Limkeo1  .SRAXCHESTHROUGHOUT  CANADA  IN THE BLOOD  A  Tonic Medicine Is a Necessity at  This Season  Dr. Williams' Pink Fills for Pale  People are an all year round tonic,  blood-builder and nerve-restorer- But*  they arc especially valuable in the  spring, -when the system is loaded  with impurities! as a result of lhe indoor life of the winter mouths. There  ; | is no other season when the blood is  so much in need of purifying and en-  j t'ichin-j*-, and every dose of these pills  helps to make new, rich, red blood.  In the spring one feels weak and.  tired���������Dr. Williams' Pink Pills give  strength.    In the spring the appetite  They Belonged to the Forces Operating in France  According to statistics presented in  the British house of commons, 81 officers and 2187 men of the Canadian  forces operating in France have been  taken prisoner by the Germans. I  In other branches    of  thc   empire!  fcrees  serving in  France    the    Ger-i  mans,  according   to    these  statistic*;  made prisoners as follows:  '    British  1020 officers  aud 28,876 of  other ranks;  Australians    21  officers,!  827   men;   New   Zealanders,   19  incn;j  Sudan natives, 9 officers, 6U1  men.  The total  number of prisoners  sc-j  cured  by   the   Germans   from   British*  empire  forces  in   France  is   1131   officers aud 32,519 N.C.O.'s and men.  No Canadian  losses are mentioned  iii  lhe statistics  regarding other war  theatres-    The  number    of    Australasians captured in    thc    Dardanelles  and iti  Egypt is given as  12 officers  and 130 other ranks.    In all theatres  o3 officers and 976 of    other    ranks!  from   the Australasian    forces    were'  captured.  ���������:.'���������������  1  rom  . oz. 25c,  Its otten poor-  j Pills  develop  -Dr.     Williams'    Pink  the appetite, tone    thc  Chemically Self*  f  Ex  tmi  mis  is  m tiie spring  that  blood find an  outlet  pimples,     eruptions  I i Williams'  Pink  Pills  What do these words  mean to yoa ?  They mean greater safety  in the Home I  Perhaps you have noticed  these words on our new  "SILENT PARLOR"  rnstCQ boxes. The splints  of all matches contained  in these boxes have been  spaked in a solution which  renders them dead wood,  once they have been lighted and blown out, thereby  reducing the danger of  FIRE from glowing  matches to the greatest  minimum.  Safety First and Always���������  USE EDDY'S SILENT "5V  tomach and aid weak digestion.    It  poisons in    the  in    disfiguring  nnd    boils���������Dr.  spe.edily    clear  j the skin because they go to the root  I of thc trouble in the blood.    In~thc  ) spring anaemia,  rheumatism, indiges-  j tion,  neuralglia, erysipelas and many  I other  troubles  are    most    persistent  | because of poor, weak blood, and it is  ) at  this  time  v.-hen  all  nature    takes  on new life that the blood most seriously needs attention.    Some people  dose themselves    with purgatives  at  this season, but these    only    further  weaken    themselves.      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Order through  your  LOCAL DEALER    or    direct    from   y  W    CI?5?I\P   WM-   RENNIE   CO.,   LIMITED  394 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg  ALSO    AT    TORONTO,   MONTREAL,    VANCOUVER  Straining Every Nerve  4o  ���������    "t  A Nice German Prisoner  They Seem to Be Docile Enough in  Captivity  AY lien   the  German  prisoners    first  come iu thoy appear frightened    and  discontented,  but  after  a  few    days  they seem to be happy and cheerful,  writes an officer.    Their discipline is  such tliat they arc under a    surveillance almost nominal and work well  under the direction of their non-commissioned officer.    At the sight of a  French or British officer they stiffen  up  and   salute    in    proper    fashion,  showing  thc   same  deference as < toward their own officers, and indicating tlic    complete    discipline    of thc  Teutonic nation.    There is a docility  about these prisoners  that is almost  pathetic,   and  it  seems   to please  thc  easy-gain cc     Tommy     Atkins,       who  ���������shows  only    kindly     feeling    toward  them, f<'>r hc \---  constantly    stopping  when  not  on   duty to  rjiye  them Jo-  bacco   or   other  good   things.       One  sim'ilc-miiuled Tommy,    after a    dc-  speiv.le strugi/h- in the trench with n  huge  German,   uliosr   face  was    considerably danu-.gc-d by fist and bayonet,    brought    Ids   prisoner    in    and  CAlmly  roj.iU'.su'd  that  he bo allowed  to keep  him  with him    because.      he  sec:od  to be a nice fellow.  Only One Left  There is only one remaining Czar  ���������Czar Ferdinand of Bulgaria. But  he may as well begin to pack up���������  Hamilton Times.  A Cure for Rheumatism.���������A painful and persistent form of rheumatism is caused by impurities in the  blood, the result of defective action  of the iivcr and kidneys. ^ The blood  becomes tainted by the introduction  of uric acid, -which causes much pain  in"'the tissues and in the Joints, Parmelee's Vegetable Pills arc known to  have effected many rmarkablc cures,  and their use is strongly recommended- A trial of them will convince  anyone of their value.  Her One Worry  ".How's  your wife?"  "Fine,    Tier only trouble is  Exchange-/  Yon   say  to  the  drug  store  man,  "Give me a small bottle of freezone."1  This v,'ill cost very little but will  positively remove every hard or soft  corn, or callus  from one's  feet.  A few drops of this new ether compound applied directly upon a tender,  aching corn relieves the soreness instantly, and soon the entire corn or  callus, root and all, dries up and can  be  lifted  off with  the  fingers-  This new way to rid one's feet of  corns was introduced by a Cincinnati  man, who says that freezone .dries in  a moment, and simply shrivels up the  corn or callus without irritating the  surrounding skin.  Don't let father die of infection or  lockjaw from whittling at his corns,  but clip this out and make him try it.  If your druggist hasn't any free-  zone tell him to order a small bottle  from his wholesale drug house for  you,  .Every nerve must be strained  smash Prussianism, and to sr*ias!\  now* In his speech at Carnarvon,  the Prime Minister issued a great call  to >tl\e nation���������to housewives and  farmers, and to able-bodied men and  to women; to those who can work  and those who can only pay. Grumbling 'and -��������� carping criticism must  cease, and from every, one must  come the cry: "Here am I, send  met" Tliat is thc spirit of victory.  The enemy is blundering to his ruin.  He is hitting wildly out, and blindly  because of his despair. Now is the  appointed time for the last great  effort that will topple the Prussian  idol from its pedestal, and secure a  peaceful world for the generations  that will follow���������London Daily Express.  A Solar Water Heater  Regarded as Social Error  It is said to be regarded as a  so-  Skc-  Him-  She-  Knew Lots  a quarterback  ���������Is a quarterback a Senior?  -No, Genevieve  ���������Oh, I thought he must bc���������  he knows such a lot of numbers!���������  Exchange.  Using Sunshine for   Heating   Water  in California  The -sun itself heats the hot water  used by mans'-residents of Monrovia  and other places in southern California. According, to the Scientific.  American, the sunshine water heater  consists of"a coil of pipe arranged in  a box about four inches deep with a  copper bottom"and a glass top. The  apparatus is. usually placed on the  roof or in a similar exposed location.  The rays of thc sun heat the water  in the pipe and thus set up a circulation that carries the water to a  storage tank/from which it is drawn  for household usage. The storage  lank is so thoroughly insulated that  the loss of temperature during the  night is usually iio.t tnore than four  or five degrees. Southern California"  is unusually favored with sunshine,  but there seems to be no reason why  this economical method of heating  water should not be used in other  parts of the country during hot,  sunny weather.  cial   error   to  mention   the   island   of,  St. Helena while taking tea with tlte  Hohenzollern     family. ��������� Charleston  News and Courier.  Minard's Liniment Relieves  gia.  Neurai-  rn e.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.  Betty--I shall not wed until 1 find  a  hero.  Marie���������Well, my dear, just show  any man who proposes to you a  schedule of your yearly expenses, and  if lie doesn't back out he's one.  Tlio. German mauser can fire, faster  than any tit her rifle used iu the war.  r\ hc magazine holds live cartridges,  packed ?n  charges.  An "Impossible" Empire  Tlift plain matter of fact is that  thc German empire has made" itself  impossible in Europe. Its root ideas,  its fundamental conceptions, its historic, estimate of men and things, its  manners, its customs, its behavior,  rue so widely different from what  wc associate with thc best elements  of Knropcan culture that it must be  taught to amend its ways and accept  a defeat which means humiliation-���������  .From the London Telegraph,  ���������������*���������  as THOUSANDS Xtf  UPON THOUSANDS OF  HEALTHY BOYS & GIRLS EAT  Grape-Nuts  mAttUW"       m)*. Mm^Hm*M*mmi W$W%mT>      fksf 1ft. 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The New  York Sun. China has shown itself  worthy of the distinction of being the  oldest civilization in existence. It  has set every Occidental country an  example by abolishing the source of  much of its misery, degradation and  weakness, for after March. 31 the  opium traffic ceased altogether. A  vice that has held tens of millions  in its clutches is being exterminated.  European and American investiga-  | tors differ in  opinion as  to whether  JEWS NOW HOPE-TO RETURN TO LANu ^r  tjOI-4 r\x>  /-< a XT A ANI  Ancient Country Has Come Into Prominence Again Through the  Vagaries of the War, and the Outcome May Mean a New and *  Better Era for the Birthplace of Christianity  Palestine, where a British force is^  operating now, has an area of but little over half that of Nova Scotia,  though it requires a cold imagination to speak of the Holy Land in  the blank terms of geography. The  district-'took its present name, supplanting that of Canaan, from its dt-  ,  , , -. . ;l"cr'vision  as   Syria  Philistina.   Roughly  tne ravages, of opium are worse than|jt  jg  to<iay the territory  claimed  as  'I those of alcohol, but agree that    the j  -     -  - - *-  tise of the Eastern drug. is a    more  As   we  approached the  ruined villages I  was at first,not greatly im-.  pressed by the damage that had been  done.     That    was    because      these  Fiench villages  have  endured    hundreds of yea-fs; they are built solidly  of brick and    stone,    and    ordinary  burning does not level them to    the  ground as would be    the    case    of  American villages of frame    houses,  or   as   the   case   of   French    villages  after artillery    bombardment.     _But  when we rode through the deserted  -*nd  silent    streets    we    saw    what  ghastly hand had been at work. The  walls of the houses were only shells  concealing chaired ruins.     Not only  one village is like that, nor a dozen,  but every single one of the hundreds  that have been liberated has been put  to fire and sword, old men, old women, cripples, left to await the arrival of their own soldiers to care for  them; their ablebodied men taken into bondage, months ago, their young  women and girls herded along   with  thc retreating army to a slavery no  one dares think about without seeing  red.    And at every yillage the same  message  was left    behind    for    the  French  soldiers  when  they  arrived.  Translated it reads like this:  "You see what we have done  here.' Well, this is what is going to  happen all the way back to the  French frontier."  Is it any wonder that the French  soldier telling me this said between  clenched teeth:  "There is only one answer to that,  my .friend. Let them get down on  their knees and pray when the  French army crosses the Rhine.  We wili\be taking no prisoners on  that day."    .���������"'..      -  The aspect of the villages __ ia sad  enough, but the countryside . is  worse. I have seen so much of artillery destruction during this war  that I confess I have been rather  sated with ruins. A destroyed  church, a house ripped clean to its  foundations, is only another-example  of what I have seen dozens of times  before. But a countryside that has  so little left of it as that one I passed through- is a sight that made mc  want to cry and fight at the sar^e  time.' It has already been reported  how orchards have been destroyed.  I rathe/' expected that this had happened just along the roads by which  the army retreated. But with field  glasses I could see far in on every'  tide of every road for miles and  miles;  every farm is burned, , fields  destroyed, every garden and every;  bush uprooted, every tree sawed off  close to the bottom. It was a terrible sight and seemed almost worse  than the destruction of men. Those,  thousands of trees prone upon the  earth, their branches waving in the  wind, seemed undergoing death agonies before our eyes.  Everything gave its share to thc  blood lust of hate. Churches gave  their organs for their copper, also  thc brass walls of their altars, even  crucifixes upon ruined walls were  stripped down and torn asunder.  Wc passed through the remnant of  a place called Forquericourt. Au  old woman came to a broken door-  v-ay. We stopped to talk with her.  She smiled at the sight of. the French  uniforms of our officers. She lived on  a farm a mile away. The Germans  had passed in the night and burned  it so that she had come to Porquericourt to hide in the cellar of a  .friend. Her husband and brother.)  both old men, had been killed by the  Germans during the retreat, her two  sons led off to slavery the year before. One of them had come back,  but had been^seized again only a few  weeks before.  Her three daughters had been with  her at the farm the night that the  Germans retreated. They had fled  with her to the house of her friend,  from where they'saw their own'home  of a lifetime in flames. The girls  were 19,������21 and 24 years old. The  Germans had found them in Porquericourt and-had taken them away.  That was eight days before. She  had heard nothing of them since. All  other young women had. likewise  vanished .that night when the Germans went away.  She told her story simply in a low  ���������unfaltering voice. But she shuddered as she spoke of her daughters. I  said to. her:  "The next day after the Germans  had gone, how did it seem to see  French soldiers appear?"  She replied: "It was such a feeling  that it is impossible to describe, with  an emotion of joy, monsieur, that is  beyond words."  I asked another question:  "And how do you feel now���������husband, brother, sons and * daughters  all gone and you left here alone?"  I shall never forget the sight, of  her gray head. Shc looked into my  eyes and replied:  "Today, monsieur, I am with  France���������and .1 have confidence-"  insidious habit than liquor drinking  and harder to stamp out. Moreover,  the percentage of high Chinese officials who were at one time slaves  to opium was far higher than the  proportion which alcohol could claim  among the administrators and civil  servants of western ��������� countries, and  repressive measures adopted by the  government havc in all cases been  hampered by influential personal inclination such as would not be met  with elsewhere. Ridding the Celestial Empire of its favorite vice has,  therefore been a stupendous task,  greater and more wonderful even  than Russia's abolition of vodka; but  it has been accomplished after ten  years' of well planned work of a  thorough common-sense kind, to the  incalculable benefit and everlasting  credit of a gifted people.  Manitoba Forests  The Best  oS Every tKifi^^  goes into the making of  -*1I1ItIDi  Women in Russia  Will  nnd naturally the best "sodas"  you can buy come out the otlier  end of our modern automatic  ovens���������baked to a turn���������ready  to delight you with their crisp-*  ness and flavor.  In Packages Only.  The same hlgh-claas materials and '  fikill make our  Royal AimowMior  v       Biscuit  fc" good that It la a favorite everywhere, especially for tho children.  North-West Biscuit &.. 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Kquality has  prevailed under thc pressure of autocracy, perhaps because uf thut  pressure, as it prevails to a large extent in the labor movements of other  countries.  Women look forward to increased  recognition iu all parts of Europe af  ter  the  war.     Thc   cause  of     equal  suffrage gains steadily in the United  States,     A  pledge  tliat   Russia's  aspirations to democracy arc  real and  si cure is given in tho prompt adniis-i  ?ion of women to their slut re in    the'  ������������������(-������������������<x������M.iJit1j*iiiir'i--   i>r  o-nveniuienl.���������Octroi t News.   ������  Every scat in ttftTcar was occupied,  when a group of women got in.  Going through to collect fares, the conductor noticed a man who he thought  w:v.\   asleep.       "Withe  up!"     I'houtrd  the ronduot.tr.    "I    wasn't    nsleep,"  rrniri  the  passenger.       KNot  asleep,"  I ��������������� ii-ivv*'������l   'he  ���������oixhutor.   "Then \vh;*t  I did vou have your eyes closed torr"  I "lt   w.is bernnse of the crowded con-  I dilioii of the r;ir," rxpbinrd *\u: pa*i-  | scnger.    "I  hate  to ������ec th������    women  j ^t.iiiilinir."  Will Prove a Valuable Asset if Properly Protected  "There seems no just reason why  Northern Manitoba should not repeat to a degree the wonderful development iu wood-using industries  now taking place in Quebec. Manitoba holds splendid promise of. industrial growth in the northern forested areas with their fine water  powers. The trouble has been that  culture, and forestry has tagged behind like a poor relation."  This was a statement made by Mr.  Robson Black, secretary of the Canadian Forestry association, Ottawa.  "None of the provinces of Canada  is exclusively agricultural. Seventy-  fve per cent, of northern Manitoba,  above thc open prairie line will nev-!  er give crops other than timber.  There is little use bemoaning these  facts. We ought to turn them to  immediate commercial advantage.  "Manitoba's timber supplies havc  been going down hill for 100 years.  Unrestricted fires have periodically  cleaned out the storehouse of wealth  which would today have created a  vast industrial development parallel  to those of Ontario and Quebec.  Eighty-seven per cent- of the forest  area is now composed of young]  growth, or at best of timber under  eight inches diameter, such as is fit:  for small saw timber.  "The wrecked and ruined condition  of such vast areas of the provincial  forests prevents that immediate industrial development that otherwise  would have come. But forests in  most cases will recuperate, if fire is  rigidly kept out, and that is the reason the western legislatures have  been asked to take rneastttes against  careless conduct in settlers' fires.  the inheritance of the Hebrews prior  to the exile. One authority states  that "notwithstanding its small size,  Palestine presents a variety of geographic details so unusual as to be  in itself sufficient to mark it out as  a country of especial interest. The  bordering regions, moreover, are as  ���������varying as the country itself���������sea to  the west, a mountainous and sandy  desert to the south, a lofty steppe  plateau to the cast and the great  masses  of Lebanon  to  the  north."  For centuries Palestine has belonged to Turkey and the Turks  have divided it into three vilayets  and' sanjacs. The population, of  Christian Syrians, and a medley of  all Eastern religions, is estimated at  about one million. Thc land lies between Mesopotamia and Egypt, two  of the earliest scats of civilization  whicli have come into a strange cycle of prominence again. Palestine  has been the battlefield of Oriental  peoples from thc dawn of history.  In this it is like little Belgium, the  "cockpit of Europe," and the asso-nsf  ciation of the two lands just now  docs not call for the, exercise of  much thought: they are "evermore  linked in historic sufferings. Greeks,  Romans and Parthians among the  ancients held sway in Palestine, vxiji  in later centuries the Arabs, the  Turks and thc Crusaders controlled,  arid in recent times the Mongols overran it prior to their settlement in  Hungary'.  The geology of'the country has  been studied in some detail. As every  Bible student knows, its most remarkable feature is the Dead Sea,  fed by the Jordan, which itself runs  along a bed sixty-five miles long, ly  ing from 700 to 1,200 feet below the  level of the Mediterranean. ��������� As it  has no outlet except by evaporation  .its waters have become exceedingly  salty and thc legend of thc Dead Sea  fuiit has become proverbial. The  Jordan Valley was once rank in vegetation, but neglect and Arabs and  Turks havc led to its being now little more than thc jungle home ofj  lions.  Only one other geographic fact  need be mentioned: the district has  no port available for the shipping of  today except in the north, the onetime home of thc Phoenician merchants, skilled in dyeing and shipping  and to whom thc first discovery of  thc British Isles is attributed. Comparatively few Christians, Catholic or  Protestant, would know that the oniy  ed of the English Jews. A suscr*  eignty under Britain has been mentioned, but not officially, as soon a������  the Turks are ousted. There must  be^ everywhere among good, clean- -  living men and women, recognizant  cf what the world owes Israelisrn,  and possibly- even ih Germany, 3  feeling that the Turk is not the  rightful ruler there'. International  control has also been suggested. The  future only can determine.  -  New Elevators for Alberta  Will Reach From the Peace River to  the Boundary in the South  Elevator companies are planning to  construct this spring a large number  of new storehouses in Alberta. The  Alberta Farmers' Co-operative Company count. on putting up 40 new  elevators in the province before the  1917 crop is ripe, these to reach from  the Peace River to the southern  boundary. Already 36 sites have  been secured and negotiations are  under way for the remainder. AU  railway lines are being treated impartially, and new structures will appear this year on practically every  branch of line in the province. The  cost of the elevators is placed roughly at $350,000 and the capacity will  run all the way from 35,000 to 65,-  000 bushels each. The building.*  will be plannedlermueh the same at  those already in use by this company,  and all will be modern handling ana  storing buildings.   ���������   ���������  Placing the*"average storage capacity of these elevators at 40,000  bushels, the total additional capacity  which will be provided by this company fop thc 1917 crop will be-1,600,-  000 bushels. Work is to be commenced at once, and about 150 men  fwill be employed.  If Illness  threatens  a foreaeh���������  reinforce  with  Business Activity After the War  There is more reason to anticipate  business activity after the war than  business depression. For years thc  farmer will enjoy high prices for his  products. Shipbuilding is being established as one of the industries of  thc Dominion. Aeroplane manufacture promises to bc another. Industrial dvmands for the reconstruction  period in Europe will provide work  for-transformed munition factories.  Immigration will provide labor as  well as increajji; thc agricultural population-.- America enjoyed financial  prosperity after thc Civil War. The  demand for t;Cw materials, for manufactured products and for workmen  should insure good business and  good wages Jn the Dominion for  years.-���������Toronto News.  port, the Jews ever had was Joppa.  It was better known in Maccabcan  history.  Today, as in thc more poetic times  of thc Psalmist, and of the New Testament, the trees are the juniper, the  olive, ��������� the ccdar-Juid the sycamore.  As in thc old Acadian land, "still  stands thc forest primeval, but where  arc thc hearts that beneath them  leaped like tlte roc?" Thc climate  runs from thc sub-tropical of thc  Jordan Valley to the Alpine air of  the slopes of Hcrmon, producing as  On sale at aU  Druggists and Store*  Helping the Cause in Two Ways  That Saskatchewan flour sacks, fil������*  .,    ,      -     ,       i      t   ��������� r i  .;:���������,.������'ted with sand, have provided breast-  it docs  palms  by. .Jericho  aud  pines   v;qrks fof ^  Cana<{ian 8oltHcrs    m  the trenches in France was a state-  Lebanon. Snow is never known at  Gaza, but it lies three - feet deep  sometimes on Gilead���������where for  aching hearts even today the. halm  comes from.  What wil! be the outcome of the  British advance from Egypt over the  road that Abraham's sons took as  they sought corn? The aspiration of  that part of the Jewish people called  Zionists is to return in literal word  and deed to Canaan. Tt is a powerful movement in Europe, headed by  Itu.iel  Zangwill,  thc mor.t  enlighten  ment made at a recent convention of  the Saskatchewan Grain Growers'  Association. Through the patriotic  endeavors of this association, a gift  of 40,000 sacks of flour, eAntaininfl"  3,200,000 pounds, had been presented  to thc British government. It tnado  up a train of 41 box cars. This gift  having arrived in France, it waa  made into bread and fed to thc soldiers during thc great Somme offensive, and thc empty sacks were used  in the manner indicated.  "The Mending -  (LSa^ is fpcceptionat  ppmm  aPsA  ���������rAAm  fit  PP0B  IH  i  I  i  **���������**,**-"������>** *"     "'*���������     ���������**-*��������� *<*���������*��������� I**   ,1, ��������������� -J-1**-**?*  *jjri**"**j*KgiL|  mmJ*  MMHUI  t**-4^**WfiftWM1j-!W'^^ *t"fll������l  't<$*8������������&  Silt  Lilac Bushes Foaa Saijs���������Choice  Japan trees. 3 years old, from seed,  50c. each.���������W. H. Kemp, Erickson.  caJ and Personal  1!  Fresh new line just arrived  and so you are assured that  the stock is fresh, with no  advance in price, ha vine  bought direct from England.  nap in Fishing Poles  Look our line over early if  you contemplate doing anything in the good old pastime.  Cretan Pns or &Mmk fig  **si l'v:v;; z*7* us. "^SPiS!?**!*-** **������**(������  Phone 67  CRESTON  infill & yo.  UmM  ,^n T-*������**T*^~vxt  15.  G  Head   Offices  CALGARY;  V.ANCOU-  \mvf. pnMftNTO\  Dealers in  EAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish  . Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prces are reasonable  Yearling Oatoxb Wanted-���������  Apply C, Blair, Erickson.  Mrs. Attridge spent a few days with  friends at Nelson the early part of the  week-  Miss Lyda Johnson is spending  Victoria Day and the week-end with  Nelson friends.  Mrs. ������. A, Hunt- of Kitchener spent  a few days the latter part of the week  with friends in Creston.  Bjbss For Sat,**-*���������Italian bees in 10-  frame hives, strong colonies, reasonable prices.���������W. V. Jackson, Creston.  I. C. Bird of Kelowena spent a few  days in Creston this week with his  brother, C. H. Bird, host at the King  Georgs.  Len Mawson, who is in charge of an  estra O.P.R. gang working out of  Cranbrook, spent tbe week-end at his  home here.  Creston lodge Knights of Pythias is  represented at the K.P. Grand Lodge  session at Vancouver this week by  Roy Telford.  S. A. Speers has just unloaded a car  of mixed feed, bran, shorts, wheat,  whole and crushed oats, etc Old  prices are still effective.  Mr. and Mrs. H. .Lewis of Pernio  were week-end visitors with Mrs.  Mead. Miss Ruby Gilchrist of Nelson  was also her guest on Sunday.  Alex- Ltd^Jite, who has been attending commercial college at Spokane  since last fall, same home on Friday  for a few days visit with  his parents  Rev. M. W. Lees, who is at Victoria  attending Methodist conference, will  be hack Sunday noon, and wilt take  the usual seryice in the church here  that evening.  Mrs. Mallandaine received a cable  from Capt. Mallandaine on Monday  advising that the Forestry Draft had  landed safely in England on the 16th,  and ail hands well.  m*m~  J. S. Shulman, C.P.R. travelling  passenger agent, Caigary, paid Cres^  ton an official visit on Friday. The  new summer schedule will nob take  effect until J une 24th.  The Kelley-Layne road concert, company played to an $18 crowd in Mercantile Hall on Wednesday night.  The show was worth while, and with  more advertising would have done  uIjjCu &e������juer isUBmess.  Mrs. Pollitt and children left on  Tuesday for Nanaimo, B.C., where  they will make their home in future.  Mr. and Mrs. Higginson, who were  partners with the Pollitt's in the ranch  here, are now living at Nanaimo also.  D. W. Briggs. Portland, Ore.,  president of the Canyon City Lumber  Co., arrived on Friday, on his annual  spring business visit. The demand for  lumber is still brisk, and the company  are expecting the 1917 cut to total at  least ten million feet.  Cows Fob Sale���������Several good milch  cows.   Apply C. Blair, Erickson.  Fleischmann's Yeast, positively the  best to be had, always in stock at F.  H. Jackson's.  Miss Ethel Huscroft left on Friday  for Sandon, where she expects to spend  some time with friends.  Holy Cross Church exterior is receiving a new coat of paint and being  otherwise brightened up this week.   Alex.   Mirabelli   is  putting a new  coat of paint on his shoe  shop  on  Avenue.    Artist Cross is on the  . The position of road superintendent  for the Kaslo riding has been given to  John D. Moore of Kaslo, who had1 the  job prior to the appointment of J. J.  Fingland, forme*--road boss.  The O.P.R. paint gang, which is  now busy on the buildings on the line  between here and Cranbrook, is expected to hit Creston any day, when  the local station will receive attention.  JCMk^lOil  trim  B&e������e*y P������0������bbb?s  Mrs. Ray Crisler, who has spent the  past month with friends iri Cranbrook  and Marysville, returned on Wednea  day last*  Creston's 1917 dandelion crop isthn  biggest and best ou record. The saskatoons are almost in the same class for  abundance.  Spuay Motor Fob SaiiB���������London  spray motor, in good condition, two  Hues of hose with rods, $15. Apply  J. Attwood, Cresfcon.  F. S. Ryckman, Indian constable at  Cranbrook, spent a few days here last  week, coming in on Thursday for the  Ryckman-Paulsen wedding.  The Barreau 8-acre ranch property  adjoining town has been leased hy  Alex. Mirabelli, who is fencing it in  and will utilize it for pasture land,  Creston was favored with the orthodox brand of weather for Victoria  Day���������showers and gloomy���������yesterday  and all outdoor doings had to be cancelled.  Those requiring Berry Pickers for the ." coining  season can secure as many as are requited by applying  to the Union at once.  ^ The Government are working on this question and  believe that they are in a fair way to solving the  problem for this season.  All information as to housing, etc., is desired when  application for Pickers is made, the other essential  being THAT THE MATTER BE TAKEN UP AT  ONCE.  LiftiiTEB  tr-  \  ���������  v  8n  Made by the old reliable  Massey-Harris Go.  Don't   experiment   with  some cheap U.S. machine.  Get a Sprayer that  is guaranteed by a  home concern in your  home town, that will  work when you want it.  GrusiuiiAuiu & SuppiyGu.  R. S. BEVAN, Mgr.  Dr. Henderson had a hurried rail to  the Deschamps logging camp near  Port Hill ow Tuesday to attend Neil  McEachern who had fallen off the log  flume into the ravine 80 feet bolow.  He was badly shaken up internally  and has been taken.to Nelson hospital  for treatment.  W. B. Gilrie of West Creston had a  very successful private sale of his  household effects in town on Tuesday.  Geo. Ferguson of Nelson was the  purchaser of the span of driving  horses. He is leaving thj* Valley and  has a deal on for the sale of his ranch  property to M. Little.  lt is announced that the C.P.R.  summer change in time table, which  usually takes effect tho first Sunday  in June, will not bo inaugurated until  June 24th. Ono prospective chango is  to have thc Kettle Valloy train leave  Nelson each evening instead of in the  morning as nt proflent, whioh would  givo Croston direct connection vvith  the coast���������a matter of lean than SO  hours for tho Gresfcon-Vancouver trip.  t. E. Keddell left on Monday  for Nelson, where he will be in charge  of the 107th Regiment orderly room,  under Capt. Forin, who is now at the  head of that eorps.  The Red Cross ladies are having a  sale of home cooking as well as other  things in the' eating line in Speers'  Hall on Saturday aftemooR. Tea  will also be served.  Creston has been well to the fore in  the export of bees the past few days.  Within the week John Blinco has  been sending but hives of them to  Vernon, Nelson, Sloean. Fruitvale  and Burton City. ���������_,  Those= knitters who are out to  capture the Institute' special prize for  Red Cross socks? are reminded that  the hosiei*y must he' knit from wool  secured from the society, and which  will be available in a few days.  Mrs. Dan Spiers^ who was expected  home from Brandon the early part of  the week, is remaining there a few  days longer in tie hope that Mr.  Spiers will be welj������: enough fco undertake tbe trip home before the end of  the month. ,���������������  Though the wether has seemingly  bei n on the coolf side all week the  water on the flats* does not seem to  recede. So far thb flooding is all from  the Goat overflow, the Kootenay  having still few inches to rise before it  will be over its bank*-).  F. Robson, manager of the Cran������  brook Jobbers, Cjfanbrook, was here  pn a business visit/ on Tuesday, booking up a supply of jfrult for fche house  for this season., tn 1017 the Jobbers  took care of some three cure of Creston  apples as well as considerable quantities of other fruits,.  Creston was represented at the big  mining convention at Nelson on Friday and Soturdaylast by Chas. Moore,  who returned on Sunday. Almost  800 delegates were in attendance from  all points in northwestern states and  B.C., and the affair in reported a great  success in Qvery respect.  With a good supply of moisture  and sunshine tho strawberry patches  aro beginning to- show considerable  signs of bloom, but even with Ideal  weathor itissuro to bo almost July before the borrlos arp moving In 'worth-  mentioning quantities.* The Alico  Siding section will he promlnei'ifc in  this line of fruit this season, with an  estimated output of clone to 21,000  cratos.  x**********mf*.  m ���������!!., _ IL- l|2  "������i     BW11E (fl Ills ill  m  mm mwwmm   tmm ra> -mtm m m m*  mcAhun ing  High class Boots snd Shoos  a:,r:.i,:���������.:",a*:',i"li.li,"'.~ "niuM'iiij'i'n ���������* , '*, r,".. -rja  &**flrllt* film A ������-tnrntt**m  Repairing a Specialty  C. G. Wholesale & Retail Fruit Market  LETHBRIDGE  ALBERTA  MR. GROWER���������  We Hitve you at least, two  couiliiiHHionH;   to Uion<- growers tthip-  ping direct tlm*������* corumiHHionH.  PAY DAY HVHIlY TUKS'DAY. for pwviow. week**; nhipinctttt).  Heady Ui rccivi* ahlpincntfl .lone lfith.  Pno|������iM'>Un-H:    A. l/nnlh'V and D. Held.  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