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Array r  Vol. IX  qitESTON, B. G.v tfl^ii?, AUGUST 24, \L917  j of the week. The latter has not yet  decided on his plans after October  ���������lat, whefi. prohibition becomes effective  in* BiO./ '������������������ ;'"':  This is the in-between season period  for local fruit export. RMpberries  are still going out at about ten crates  a day, along with possibly 50 crates a  day of tomatoes and a dozen or more  boxes of early apples, but this about  makes up the entire list of shippers?  Including Wednesday's business the  figures at Creston Fruit Growers'  Union show that that organization  had shipped only 200 crates of raspberries less than.'last year, so assuming  that indepnnd&nt shipping was slightly heavier than a year ago, and more  of this class of fruit going out at  . Wynndel, it is ^ fair to assume that  the 1917 shipping has fully equalled  the 1916 mark of 5.280 crates of  raspberries.  Tomato shipping is under 50 crates  a day, but the -middle of the week  showed a considerable speeding up of  receipts, and the market price'at least  2������ per cent, higher than a year ago.  At present there Is every indication  that the crop will be fully an average  one, considering the acreage planted.  Point rot may be. a bit worse than  other years, but this is equalized  largely owing to the absence of other  defects cutting down the quantity of  cull tomatoes to about the average of  other years. "Growers who will. gro*w  plants from their own seed are being  urged to select thatseed from tomatoes  grown from yines that are not showing point rotted fruit. "In this way,  it is thought, it may be possible to  develop a plant that will not be  susceptible to this trouble in future.  Plums have not commenced to  move yet, though the ,Pe*wh ~variefi.y  appear to be ready> for picking on  -[some of the trees  hereabouts.   Tbe  Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Rose of Oreston  spent a couple of days here the latter  part of the week. Mr. Rose had just  reburnedfrom the Liberal convention  at Revelstoke and found a few days  rest here decidedly invigorating  thereafter.  Miss Ruth Swanson, who visited  with the Misses Hobden atr- Oreston  last week, returned on Tuesday evening, bringing Misses Hazel and Agnes  Hobden with her  for a short holiday.  Sirdar is enjoying the company..- of  niimerbus visitors of late, among the  number being* Mr. and Mis. Williams  of Medicine Hat. Mr. W< is. one of  his majesty's most popular mail clerks  on the Hat Landing run. :  I  Early aooles are a short  V" JL -X  crop and ranchers should  keep closely ih touch with  the Union iir order that  their shipments may not  miss cars,       '  A car of Duchess Apples  and Transcendant Crabs  will move in about one  week's time.  Drainage M'  Commitles Straek  'nnsi&B  j O&rl Wigen left on Sunday for  Caithness, near Jaffray, where he has  a job on the erection of a new mill at  that point. '  Miss Irene Huscroft is spending a  few days with Mrs. Long at Erickson.  ' ���������������������������:*������.'G. Hunt, the horticulturist,  Grand Forks, was here on Saturday  lookingoyerthe garden plots entered  in . the garden competition. This is  the second callf: and the prizes will be  awarded on hiSnext visit-,  There is still a crate or two a day of  raspberries going out, but the end will  come any.day now. Up till.Wednes-  day 460 crates of them have beeh shipped from fere.  -.' ;   N      - ,  The box factory has been running  plum crop:������������������-Is'^SMjj^  heavier than a year ago all over R.CP,.  so big prices for this fruit- will be out  of the question for������1917, though there  will assuredly be a^ market for all of  them at remunerative prices. Peaches  should be coming in fairly strong by  the end of the month. Reports on  these are that the yield will be slightly larger than in11916.  It is expected the first straight car  of Greston apples will be shipped* on  Saturday.1 These will be Yellow  Transparents, and will be largely the  jumble pack, due to the fact that the  fruit has not the size to warrant  wrapping. The fruit, however, is  excepsionally clean, very little scab  showing, and right novv the indications are for prices much the same as  a year ago. The Unlou got in the  lirst instalment af its apple wrapping  paper on Tuesday. There, is a ton of  it, which it is figured will take care of  at least 6000 boxes of wrapped fruit at  least.  Cabbage is another. Valley commodity that is in good demand and  the quantity available practically  negligible. Customers report that  the cabbiige from Greston is the best  they have had this season, consequently there is a healthy demand for  it now at prices as high as $50 a ton.  boxes particularly.  IS. Craigie was another.. Creston  visitor on Tuesday, lending a hand at  a .session of the police court that  afternoon.  After being confined to the house  since the early part of the month John  Johnson was able to make a trip to  Creston on Tuesday, though not feeling as well as usual by any means.  The extension of the sch������. ol holidays  for one week was heard with great  satisfaction by the juvenile population at Wynndel. When the term  starts Jas. King, who was at Alice  Sfding last year, will be in charge at  Wynndel.  The casualty list issued on Tuesday  shows the name of J, C. Butterfield  among those wounded. He is a son of  Postmaster Butterfield, and enlisted  with a northern interior battalion  that was in training at Vernon two  years ago. on which occasion he spent  a short leave with his parent^ here.  No details are available as to the  seriousness or otherwise of his injury.  Sirdar  Mrs. Gallant and Mrs. Aspey wero  Crouton callers on Friday.  Rev. J. S. Mahood will be here on  Tuesday next for tho usual monthly  Church of England service.  Master Clarence Moore is horo for a  couplo of weeks" holidays with hi8  uncle and aunt, Mr, and Mrs. Loasby.  Miss Bonner of, Blairmoro, Alta,,  was horo this weok, en route to Kusk-  anook, where sho la vltlsing with Mrs.  .loije...  '*. ' '  Mr. and Mr*. Swanson and Mr. and  Mrs. LoiiHby were. Grestoo ylsltorn on  Tuesday night, at an Informal ovon-  ing at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Held.  Latest word from Pte. W. D,  Touhoy, who iu at transport work in  Franco for almost throo montho now,  \h that he Ih In lino health and tho job  .-���������green with him in every way.  It. II. Ross and W,  ���������ilno at the metropollH  II. Morris wero  the early part  John Johnson only last week got  definite word as to the nature of the  engagement'in which his son, Will,  was killed in France on April 9th.  Tho word camo from Pte. Alf. Barth-  olowow who was in tho same Canadian  division, and who states that Pte.  Johnson was killed instantly by a  shell'while making a rush forward  with a couplo of comrades to tako  possession of a Gorman* machine gun  which their charge hud driven the  Huns. He was burled almost where  iie foil, and thu grave is marked with  tho usual inscription and cross.  Tho oamping porty In charge of Mr.  nnd Mrs. Walter Cooper got away to  Sanca on Saturday and reports coming  to hand aro that thoy are having the  time of their lives despite tho fact  that, when Minn A. A������������do������t������d nnd Joe  Wlgon joined the party on Wednesday it mado a grand total of the unlucky thirteen. The others who are  holidaying are Misses Marie and  liogna Hagen, Florence and Morlo  Bathie, Bertha Pease, and MoHnrn. K.  nnd Tt.. TTvl, Trennie Louf*; mul Carl  Carlson.   [Latest���������Borne   difficulty Is        -.    f  .......   ,1 .,..,11..,,,,, ������,,,,��������� l|l|.��������� ....  ,-v  x^x..fx * IX'.IX.x.x.       f^Xft't/t.**. xtxx.,, m  ,*x.       ..I..X.  broke while being imed to carve u  cake brought, along by the Alice Hiding delegate. No more potatoes,  thank you.  Preliminary arrangements for the  big Reclamation conference in Ci'eston on Sept. 29th, so far as it is possible to complete'them, were worked  out at the special meeting of the board  of trade on Tuesday night, which was  well attended.  Messrs. Henderson, Rodgers, Stark  and Embree, the gentlemen entrusted  with the work of selecting the committee to handle arrangements for  the conference, made their'-'report  which was accepted by the board.  They recommend the following  eommittees:  Reception���������B. C. Gibbs, chairman;  S. A. Speers, W.^ B. Embree, R. S.  Bevan, W. V. Jackson.  Decoration���������-R. S. Bevan, chairman;  R. M. Reid, G. Johnson, F. H. Jackson, C. Moore'  Finance���������G. Johnson, chairman; C.  G. Bennett,J W/H. Crawford;-W W^  Hall, H. K. Oatway.  Programme^���������C. TP\    Hayes, * chaii-  irijih; Guy^Gohstat*^ 'BTS^^ndei^rr.  V Resolutions���������& F1. Hayes^chairmahi  R. Stark," Guy Constable.,.     V . .  The duties of each of .these _-were  outlined in considerable detail, and to  ensure that there was no falling down  or overlappirisr it was decided to have  an executive committee composed of  the chairmen of '-committees, thus coordinating the work of each.  At present .the. plan is, if possible,  to have the engineers from both  countries gather at Creston some few  days prior to the conference and go  into the matter together, even to the  extent of looking the to-be-reclaimed  area over. If this can be arranged it  will then be in order to haye their  preliminary findings submitted to a  meeting of the B.C. cabinet ministers,  who Will be peescnt it is hoped, as  well as the U.S. authorities the day  before the conference* so that any  statements they haye to make will be  based on the information thus supplied them. Also,, this getting the  enginecas together here will do away  with tho meeting of this sort which  had been planned for Victoria in  October, it being felt that the Washington authorities would hardly care  to send their men here in September  aud to Victoria again tho following  month.  The international committee are at  work on tho drainage authorities-at  Washington to ensure the attendance  of the engineers and tho local board of  trade is in touch with Victoria for the  attendance of the B.C. engineers as  woll as a couple of the cabinet and  possibly Premier Brewster.  Greston is expected -this weektotuke  charge of building operations of the  Slater mill, which 'It is hopecl to have  running early in October,  . D. J. Spiers, Ben Long. Mac Boyd  and Capt. Forrester were with--us on  Saturday for an afternoon's fishing at  Meadow Creek and all report getting  close to the legal, allowance for one  day's angling.  J. McRobb and family of Canyon  were motor visitors here on Sunday  for a day's outing jvith the speckled  beauties, and went home with a very  satisfactory cateh.  Mr. and Mrs. W. V. Jackson and'  Mrs. Whitehead of Mountain View  ranch, Creston, comprised another  picnic-fishing party who went through  Kitchener on Thursday last to spend  the day/  Th^Spiers-Boyd-Long fishing party  that'was here on Saturday report  seeing a bit of a freak deer on the iiv-  trip, near the Paulson mill. It was a  cross between an ordinary and mule  deer, with ears as long as au ordinary  mule and a tail of the same pattern,  and a gait resembling a" young,  cow. It was quite tame and ran.a-  head of the auto for a hundred yards  or more before turning aside to stand  and watch the car go by..  s  'PPMM0^i  &&&%$&$&  -AArAAp:MmJ  '���������'���������yy-Av'-cjvsSSKs  '���������A-rBAAWg?������  ������������������' rAAApmimm  - ������������������ - -Ar<Ar&&m  -: -yy-:y������yS'S|������L  -���������������������������':-..��������� -.:.--5i,-������.-^4������  .-' ,.;y'yyj*sK*stfil  .- r'r^AA0%2m  ' -A rA0A������!&kj,  .- ��������� -AA?',%'A'.iS,r-3v?i\  ':��������� ry-r-AAr&Z<iiNi  ���������������������������a-?--a*&-j.?i?j������<\  "���������A A/A:..-it^Aff:i  '������������������-���������A'y:A.f^i!/.  ��������� '   '��������� AAy^A^V  , .;���������:��������� '��������� '��������� v^MfeijPil  V-   ' -y"yVS?Mfeil  :���������''-'������������������?������?, A'i������S?M  :'��������� r*���������?^'c:r&-iT  -���������'.':,: A'^r0^i'*  --2I-J  Mrs. Burgess of Cranbrook arrived  on Friday last to spend a sh ori holiday withi Mrs. JEl. Crisier.  J. Attwood was in from Moyie. tbe  latter part of the week and spent a  few days on the ranch here.  Birth���������-On August 15th, to Mr.  Mrs. R.,B. Kennedy, a daughter.  and  Milt-.Beam  who  has .been on -'the  River- for acoupleV of i|idn>th^%ietorned'  the latter part of the 'week.   '   V ^" ^*'  ,;Mrs. McKowan, Cranbrook, and  Mrs. J.:S. Peck, Edmonton,; are here  on a visit with their parents, Mr. and  Mrs. G. Cartwright.  Tomatoes are the big shipper but of  Erickson at present, between SO,and  40 crates a day going east. The price  of them, too, is about the best going  for three or tour years back.  The 40-oord supply   for  the Creston  school   the   coming   term   Will   cost    *  $4.50 per cord.    Bids for the supply of  wood  were , opened-at    the   trustee  meeting on Monday night.    H. S. McCreath was the .only   tenderer,   and  his offer was accepted.    Hitherto the-  prevailing price for  the green  fir or  tamarac required  has been $4 a cord.  ��������� H. Devine is. re-engaged as jauitor  at  $25  a  month.   The  job  of  putting in  new  windows to replace the     .,  broken ''ones ��������� in   the   basement   aud  wire screen the same/Void also generally   overhaul   all   the   other   school  windows to make the rooms  a little  more draught-proof on winter  days     .  will be done by day labor by F.  W.  Ash,   the   board   to   supply    all   the  necessary material*. >,  The work ofyV^kidsomining and .,'���������'���������  doiug some necessaryVplatering repairs, the contract for wfiich has been  let to James Adiai-d at $160, is nicely  under way apd Will bV finished well  ahead of school opening day, Tuesday,  Sept. 4th.  The hoard received an advance of  $2,000 from the treasury departmen t  the early part of the month and aii  back salaries and back debts of all *  sai*ts have been met. The meeting  passed some small accounts totalling  $15.80 mostly for advertising and  telegraph account incurred in engaging the teaching staff. '  Tha board   had a ' long comniunica-   V  tion from J.  W.  Gibson* director of  eleinentary    agricultural -education,  setting  forth the facts, figures   and  much general   information  as to the  1917 apple packing school  pupils display at the fall fair   here on Sent. 5th.  .. T?ht? departme*nt : is  offering .three  pwzejf^  ;il^an^^fiyeyyj*ia^i^:S's^  be^b-ffi*st ^iz^  are . but three competing ^ the  third prize money of $1 will be a-  warded. No entry fee is charged and  two boxes of apples must be shown, -  of two varieties, to be packed by  exhibitor without assistance* these to  be duly certified by some disinterested party that the packing wft-s done ���������  solely by the exhibitor.  -V-Ms-i  jy':t,;fy������������j  3^1  ���������:/Ami  ��������� .-������������������-iT1''^- ���������  ;'.-",V:.^.|  j. ^>y-j,.'"-V,"^'^5^|  Pa'iT':'���������:���������',''-^^ wB^el  ��������� ''���������'���������"���������v'-V'-'^"r-"*"^1^-',H  wm.  1  Kitchener  Sawmill manager Slater and II.  Uymell wero Croston visitors on  Thursday hint on a huslness visit.  Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson and children,  of Oreston. woro guests ot Mrs. Hunt  a few days last week, returning on  Saturday.  Foreman Harris aud a gang of two  mon aro in this section this "week  making some needed repairs to tbe  local roads. Teams for this work can  not bo bad bore thb year.  The cut of lumber from the L'auiHiin  logii will all bo uhlpped thin week, and  the work of hauling the mill machinery  to tbi������ new mill nit** will commence tit.  once. '  Uridine  foruinun   Jim   JoIiiinMmi   of  Growers claim that" an invasion of  wasps the latter part of the week deprived them of many crates of raspberries, the pests being so thick and  vicious as to make picking impossible.  Indications are that the Erickson  school will have a banner attendance  this term. The pupils from here who  took the Entrance work at Creston  last year will likely be enrolled at the  Erickson seat of learning again.  J. W. Eastham, the plant specialist  of the B.C. University, Vancouver,  was a visitor hero on Saturday, looking over the tomato crop in particular  He states that the point rot that the  plants are troubled with is due solely  to the prolonged dry woathei.  The hurricane that prevailed for an  hour or moro early Tuesday evening  appears to have dono considerable  damage in spots through this section,  blowing down the early varieties of  apples in wholesale fashion on some  ranches. W. V. Jackson suffered the  worst of tho lot. haying almost 100  boxes of thorn blown to the ground.  Much of this fruit, however, is being  shinned for cooking apples. On tho  R. J. Long ranch practically no dam-  ago wan sustained at all.  Prizo lists for the Cranbrook fair  are now available. E. C. Gibbs hits a  "supply of them at the postoftico, and  so long aa they last he will bo pleased  to band them nut. Particularly  generous prizes are offered in tho  fruit buulioii.  It is expected that about two tons  of "spuds for tho Allies" will como off  tho garden patch at the Kaslo public  school when tho crop is bar vested in  tbe fall.  1/oujjIiiiiiI   <><>mi(-l1    Wil Ml M llll* OI'OVlll-  rial govorninent to place a rock crush-  *u* in thut vicinity to ti.uiiif a -supply  of crushed stone for hotti city and  count ry ;������>;u5n.  Mioo Sitting  - .������-  The usual-bigh-water roundup of  cattle is still under way. About 35  local critters are still at largo in the  Arrow Creek country, and despite  numerous combined bunts have not  yet been brought down.  Miss Fauxhall, Mrs. Collis' guest,  left on Friday last, on a visit to  friends at Cranbrook.  Chas. Mcllroy of Wetaskiwiu, Alta.,  spent a few days hero this week, tbe  guest of Mi*, and Mrs. Webster.  Mrs. H. C. and Miss Helen Morrison  of Cowley, arrived in tbe Valley on  Monday, and will spend *a few weeks  with friends in this section.  A. Pendry, Hector Stewart, W. A.  Morgan and Roy Poouo loft on Tuesday for tho Kitch������ nor country where  they will spend tho balance of the  week on a fishing trip.  The raspberry harvest is practically  ovcr in this section now. On tho  Hood ranch thoy aro still picking a  couplo of crates a day, but this week  wil) see the finish.  Tbo prolonged dry spell does not  seem to bo affecting tho plum orop,  whieh \h getting ready for picking,  and will bo woll up to the average.  Apples, too, aro developing size and  are exceptionally clean on almoHt  i-vt-j-y r.,i',';V,.  It in just possible (bat IM**. ."lack  Smith may be returning homo next,  week. Ills parents haye been advit-od  tlmt If proper medical attention is lo  be bad hero tbe military hospital  authorities nt Toronto are willing to  let him come homo, though his log is  nut, healed (-.onii-lcttilv. IIIh oaicut^  have iuIvIhocI that Creston Iuih it flrst-  cla:.!.; doctor nnd avc cinfldcutly hoping Jack will Htart ulnioHt immediately on arrival nf the letter.  MM-M-MMttUlMNiili  mm  ********  mmmm ['*:
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If ���
  BY ���
LeMos. Melbourne, sad Israel*
"Just   when   your     luck's  abeuii     to
turn!"   she   sneered.
"I au_i  pointing' tu myself as an   excellent 'example.", he   said,   with   earnestness.     "Re   guided   by   me.   Hilda.
Have a t^y al it.     I l's foolish on your
part   to   sit   up   all   night   until     your
i head's   splitting,   3 our   nerves   all   ui"ir
1 strung,   and   your   complexion   rr.iiu.cl,
' all   in   expectation of something   turn-
���ing   up   which   won't     turn     up     that
time!      Try short sittings and keep as
cool   as   the   E'edar   ice.      If   you   tiud
your  luck's   out   that   night,  stop.   And
don't    try   such    foolish     ventures     as
: you   did   with   Bernstein.       Also'���he
: bent   'orvvard   and   gave   her  a   s-jn'li
j ing   look���"also,  don't   t'orgi I.   that   ih-
I promissory   note     which     was    Reru-
! stein's   is   now-���mine."
!      .Hilda  rose  impatiently,
he. j      "1   knew  you'd   remind  me 01   'hat,"
ip-;she   said.      "Oi   course,   I'm   in     your
those eminent news-! debt, and therefore   1  suppose in  your
Mr.   Isidore.   Bernstein  is  not' power, but   I  don't mean to be always
Ot   sufficient    importance   10     interest   50.     \i 1   earn   that   live  thousand ���-"
might   haves      "Yes?" he saiil smiling.    "Aud what
Mr.    Bartlielc-mv   again
whi.ch he was proprietor and mana-J picion hung' ovei cveryl-hiug, or tliat
ger many people were aware, hut thai the gentleman who sat -next you
be* conducted a concealed gambling j mighl suddenly turn and clap hand-
saloon within that residence*; audieulTs on your wrists or that tlie lady
tliat access was had to it only through j opposite was really a woman spy who
would give way everything in-an hour
or two to the folk al-New -Scotland
Mr, Harllielemy knew betler than
that. Once you were inside his snug
little casino you fell that you were
really at home. The. people, that you
met. there wouldn't mind what */ou
did; every mother's son of them was
as bad as yourself and every mother's daughter, that chanced-to be in
evidence was���usually���a good deal
v. orsc.
(To Bc Continued.)    ...
news    to
observed.,  "is  uo
���j,eurs in either o
pap err
which    I    re ter,
ot   the sort  that
their   readers,   1 hough
been   of   interest   10   one   or
iw o
"VVlra*  oi
**He  ba
"bariiiciv *:
has  eU.pat
Hilda    impaiieuily.
, j ni ;*'
is   U-i't   l.on.don,
:'\.     "I:   i>   s;jpp...ised   th
rt-d   :o-���w !>s. rev er   Jic
"I'll   pay   you   off,"   she   answered.
Von   Koou laughed, ami  leaving his
seal oii the  table, made  for liie door.
now."" h tint   "-iil j-:a..
A u      . U
:���-:>. d.
*'<Vonic!" he said. "WWII try our
ck for at? hour or two. But remem-
I l'K*r my good counsel."
! He- switched oft" the electric, light
as lie spoke anel thev left the room
; in darkness. 'The corridor outside
; was also in darkness, but to these
���two habitues of Mr. Bartheleniy's ingeniously-arranged and contrued
dwelling,   darkness   was   no   obstacle.
��� g    -O
"VVhat i was ;
I will not piu*
thai nra-i L.~. b
1 coulelu'i prov
eei me."
Mr.    Rarthcleniy   iittcei     '
hands   as  it   in   pious  horror
*a��eo *.r.<
I  know
wu ere
Once  within  this place, once  through
the   secret   entrance   from   the     Amaranth   Club,   a   skilfully     devised   system   oi  taking  so  many  paces,  of 'ascending     or     descending .   so     many
stairs,   led   to   one   o��     those     private
lie  cheat- j gambling   dens   of   which     there     are
> more  in  the  West  End    of    London
is     wm'"0 j than   even   the     most     astute,     police
loj-.kiug. *,ave  so  far  dreamed  of.    That     Sir.
like   some   grave   and   reverend     man ' Barthelemy   dwelt   in   a   quiet-lookine:
v.-lio has just  heard heresy spoken.       ��� residence "next   door  to   the   club     of
"My dear lady." hc exclaimed soft-j
ly. "No cm* ever cheats���dreadful
word'.���in my little sallc cic jc-u. However, the man in cpiesiion is���disappeared. For good. Eh. .Mr. vou
Koon?" .
"For good," repeated von Rr.on.
"Er���for his own  good."
Hilda made no immediate remark,
sulci Mr. Barlhelemy moved towards
liie door, s-iyhinir gently.
"We shall go down then?" he said.!
glancing back. "There are a few'
nice  companions  tonight."
Yon Roon motioned to hhn to
leave  them.
"Presently," he said with a mean-
big   nod.     "Presently."
Mr. Barthelemy glided from the
room with a sylph-like grace that was
���surprising in a man of his size, and
von Koon, perching himself on the
table,  looked  at  Hilda.
"A little precept and example," hc
said, smiling. "You have had some
weeks of rustication in which lo reflect. I. hope the rcflec.lious have
b< c,ji good. But whether' or not, J
want you 10 listen lo me. for a nior.
jnuit. "  lu   fact,  you  must  listen." |
He   pointed,   rather   authoritatively,
lo if* chair in  front of him, and  Hilda,)
with   a   shrug   of   her   shoulders,   took;
it   and  looked at  him as a  child looks;
who knows ii is going to bc lectured.!
"To   bruin   with,"   said     von   Koon,'
"you  know  very   well  that  you are  a
il'.b r.     It   is  in  your blood."
"It   would   be   a "queer  thing  if     it
were   not,  considering the   family  his- j
torv!"   -1'''   muttered   rather   bitterly.
"V\"e'v*   all   been    gamblers���for   gen-1
the Amaranth Club, 110 one knew cx,-_
cept a small, select, and carefully
chosen coterie, every member of
which wis passed inio it by Mr.
Barthelemy himself and was of the-
temperament, nature, and disposition
whicli made. Hilda Tressingham and
Otto von Koon birds ol" a feather,
which is another way <>f saying that
all Mr. Barthelemy's clients were
born gamblers who had money te>
gamble  w'nh.
There was uo lack ol" light in lhe-
rooms in wliich these two socmi found
themselves. Mr. Barthe-lciuy's estah-
1 lishiuem was small bur eminently lux-
| I'lious. To those who knew the way
into it������anel certainly nobody, else
ceaild posvuly have got into it, in
their own and in Mr Barthelemy's
opinion, at anyl rate���tliere' were no
absurd hindrances and restrictions \
such as are heard A iu connection
with the gambling hell., of newspaper
notoriety. There   "was     no   furtive
knocking at a mysterious door in
which was a wicket that, on your
summons, was- opened by a hard-faced Janus who cocked a stern eye al
you, and alter mentally_ summing you
lip demanded your credentials-there
were no hall porters inside who, in
spite of smart imi form . or cjuiet
evening dress, were ob\ iotisly roughs
and bullies of , the hardest- sort,
brought there lo chuck out or silence
anybody whom it was necessary to
treat in such a fashion. There, avc re
no lynx-eyed gentlemen about���pale
and feeble copies of the attendants
whom one sees, black-coated, soft-
looted, hovering around the trcntc-
elquarante and the roulette tables of
Monte "Carlo. Nor Avas there anything whatever lo make .you feci that
this Avas all wrong; that you were
doing something- a*ery much against
the  law;   that  a  heavy   cloud   of  sus-
Cabbage  Cigars  New  War  Horror
Venerable jokes about cabbage or
hay cigars lias become a sad and serious reality in (icrmany owing to thc
scarcity and high cost of genuine tobacco.
The latest war substitute within
the purview1 of the government department ou substitutes is composed
of the above, together with other ingredients like strawberry IcaA-es laA*-
ender blossoms and sandalwood to
impart aroma.
Eugene 1.1. Grubb, thc potato expert, says there is au -insufficient supply of seed potatoes in the. U.S. for
the 1917 crop. He advocates conservation oi" the nation's supply and says
that the potato has enabled Germany
to prolong the war al least two years.
If salt water is used avIic.u washing
vegetable greens such as lettuce,
spinach, etc., it wiii effectually drive
out small insects that might nc.t otherwise  be   reached.
A superstitious philosopher says
that when a man visits a melon patch
and 111 eels a watchdog-it s a sign his
errand   will   be   fruitless.
A Good Fighter
Hats Must Come    Off    to    Tommy
H. A. Gwynne, editor of the Morn*
ing   Post,   avIio   has   been   on   a   tour
of  the  front,   writes:
"Coming along- a dusty FreSch
road in a motor car, I was delighted
lo give a Canadian officer a life. He
had been in most of the shows and
had started as a private but was now
a captain. He was of the right mettle and full of courage and determination lo drive the Boche back to>his
lair. I complimented him on thc gal-
b. ntry which he and bis countrymen
had shown during the war. 'Sir,' he
said, much to my surprise, 4whywili
you always treat us as children? We
have done well, 1 don't deny it: But
everybody has done wclL Your Tommy is "the finest tighter on God's
earth. Isn't be going- to get any of the
credit? I'm sick to death of the praise
that is being plastered all over us.
\We have done our duty to the best of
otir ability, but we don't deserve one
word more of praise than your fine
fighting men.'
_j/Tbis sentiment on inquiry I found
to be common to all colonial officers.
One distinguished Australian officer
said he bad come to bate the word
'Anzac' /We came into the w*ar of
our own accord,-' he said, 'to beat the
Germans. We don't Avant to be
treated as though A\e_ should thrpAV
up the fight unless we* were mentioned .every day. Wc are good, stout
fighters, as-the Boche knows well, but
we take off our hats to ^the gallant
old  regiments  of the home  country."
Thc Husband���You're not econom-
""'flie* Wife���Well, if you don't call
a woman economical -who sa\res her
a*, edding "cress for a possible second
marriage, Ed like to know what yoi3
think   economy   is.
<. 1 .iil. >!)���
-I   -o.
the    ;
But   there   are   gamblers j
rs,"   he   continued.   "There!
gambler   who   is  reckless,   rash, 1
.m'.s   i'.ito   a   perfect   fever,   avIio ���
.������>   i.b-es-rd,   who   never   knows:
'.i  -lop, and  who,'in  lhe  on<\, is I
���| i,;i.,j;���yon.    And   there     is ,
nnblt'i*   who   is   calm,   cool,     de- i
; .-,-., v;,   who   is   always   master     *-"'.
I:ims<li",   who   knows   when   to   tempi
I,-.nun'' "���" longer al  a particular bouri
ur   moment,   ami   who,     consermeiuly, ���
win-.     Tlnil's " 1
"\i,v.." *he  broke in  with a  slightly
rontrmptuous laugh.    "Yoiiof course. |
l.ui    Em   not   so  cool  and   calculating,
,,..   ( M'.o   '.on   Boon,   my     friend���-our;
Kt nr.d.iuies   were a  littlc  different."   |
'*|<   v..uh]  he  belli'r for  you if you j
w, ,,    ;<,..)..    j.iK ul..ling   iwid   wore   far ,
roobi',*'   he   s.dd   qnicily.    "Take    niy,
;<hi. ,     if you're  going to begin playing   ae'.iin,   jusi   remember   that   it     is ;
>. 11.-I,   p|- as.niK i*  to   win   tli'iu   it   >*   ���*���' 1
los, .      i.ool.   .11   tm     nc\.' 1    hat'   there
b<���< n a M'i'i* in which 1 have not found j
rnv-'H lo the good al  lhe end. Soine-
linif-i   I   have   won 'modi ratcly,  some-j
,imr-   I   have   won   greatly,  hoav     and |
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(,,,,,   iu". .1   Ikmi  ou ih<*  wrong *idr to
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utmmmmmitm Sllj������l!������;l  wsr&m  l^s-^l^ll!^^  r/Pir  {the bsvxew,gkbston, b. a*  t*m   ii   ni i      i    i    ���������    ���������  T"*"���������. .���������. j���������  Kural School Pities To  Agricultural College  On   Thursday,   thc  21st    inst.     the  'first -excursion to the Manitoba Agricultural   College   from   some   of     the  ���������rural schools  was    inaugurated    and  proved a great success.  The children and thc teachers who  ivent with them are all enthusiastic  pver their trip and say they spent a  tnost enjoyablcvas well as instructive  .day Mr. Newton of the Extension,  Pepartment welcomed the 36 child-1  i-cn and 4 teachers and kindly provided a guide-for-the party to show  JJiem oyer thc different buildings; the  domestic science, sewing rooms, tex-  iles^ and house keeping, etc.  ������������������ The party then went to the poultry  /jQiises. where Prof. Herncr took  great interest in tthe children, explaining and making each child test  .some eggs, visiting the incubator  jjroorn, where chickens were batching.  Showing them brooders, where 300  Chickens were being fed. and explain-  - Ing how to feed with butter milk etc.  (Then came fattening poultry in  crates and trap nests for the laying  Jtiens.-and finally to'the room where  they saw the dry picking of broilers.  From tbe poultry houses the party  proceeded to the* pig pens, where tbe  {children were much interested in the  Voting pigs. Then into the cattle  barns where they saw some beautiful calves. Sheep pens were - next  Tisited and great interest taken in the  little  new born   lambs.  Thei girls, as well as the boys,  (evinced the greatest interest in the  "five slock and were eager to see everything.  The college kindly arranged for  -them to cat their lunches in the dining hall and provided them with hot  tea, which was much ' appreciated.  .After lunch they visited the conservatories where the beautiful display  ������i" flowers delighted them. Then  came the museum, where thc stuffed  '"birds_ and animals-proved-a great attraction. The teachers could hardly  v drag the children away, but time was  limited and a very happy and satis  ���������god crowd took the cars back to  .Winnipeg.  These picnics might well be extended lo all the rural schodls within  ������asy distance of the college. Most  ������f.thc children were the oleler pupils  who are members of the boys and  git4s clubs. These clubs are being  provideel with fine bred eggs, young  pigs, seeel grains and potatoes, etc.,  by the college and it was thought  that those country children might  with profit see how to look after and  care for-the produce they raise, in the  best manner, as shown at the college.  Many of these children never havc  an opportunity of seeing anything  beyond their own home farm, but  after such a visit these children will  have an ambition to������irciurn to the  college later on and takc advantage  of the fine course of instruction provided  there.  Even an occasional visit to a big  agricultural fair is not to be compared with a day spent at the. college.  At the usual fairs their attention is  more apt to be absorbed by useless  and unprofitable sight**, such as a  "Hairy Man from Borneo," or a  "Living Skeleton," or such like, then  the beauty and grace of the fine live  slock on view.  These picnics could go on during  all the school session and provide  endless themes for essays and discussions and il is to be hoped thai  many more of the rural schools will  accept the invitation the college extends lo them.  The. following letter* from one of  the teachers adequately expresses  bow the child roil enjoyed the trip  and visit  lo the college.  .Ilcndiugly,   Man.  the ride was rather long and two of  Miss Taylor's girls took ill so. she  took them in a jitney from Eatons.  We left Hcadingly ..at 9 o'clock and  reached.the college at 11 a.m. Each  child took a lunch the same as for a  regular school day. Mr. Newton -was  yery nice and called a young lady  from his office who-showed us about  his -building, the domestic science  room, sewing room, textiles and  house keeping room. ' Then Mr. Heritor, .I think that was his name, took  us over to the chicken houses. He  took an active interest in the children  asking questions, etc. A pleasant  time was spent in the egg testing  room, each child tested some eggs.  Then we visited the incubator room,  one incubator was hatching. Children  were all interested in this. Then we  went into a room where two men  were dry picking broilers,- then into  the room where tbe fattening crates  were* then to tbe pens where the  hens and laying hens were. One girl  saw a hen go into a nest and the nest  shutting, There were many young  chicks. The children were delighted  with the large brooders where 300  chicks were kept. Mr. Herncr told  them how they fed the chickens buttermilk, etc. In one pen .were some  guinea pigs and everyone had a good  look. There was a pen of young  ducks.    Saw some turkeys and geese.  After the visit to the fowls we  paid a visit to the'dining room wliich  thc college placed very kindly, at our  disposal. Tbey supplied us with hot  tea which was much appreciated by-  all as the day was rather chilly. After  lunch we were taken around the stock  by a Mr. Woods. Everyone took a  keen interest in the pigs. One old  sow with little ones was very tame  and gentle, thc children walked in  the pen right beside her. We saw  the pig cots and winter quarters then  went to the cattle barn where thcie  was some beautiful calves. We only  saw two ewes and three lambs as all  the sheep were "out but those. Saw  a few horses. Thc children were delighted with the conservatory' and  museum. Thc .stuffed bints and ani-  niaiS are. so instructive to young  miitds. Wc left on thc 3 o'clock car  ana I took my girls to the industrial  bureau for another hour to finish out  the day. I think most, of the children  went home on the four o'clock Hcadingly car but we came on the five,  reaching Headiugly at six very tired  bitt satisfied that the trip was not  only -enjoyable but most instructive.  I hope you can read this as it is rather a poor scrawl. I was very sorry  you were not able to be with us on  our trip. Mrs. Britton takes a wonderful interest in the boys and girls  outdoor life. If you want our girls  to appreciate nature we must love it  ourselves."  Periodical visits or excursions to  tHe college at least once or twice a  year would be very beneficial to the  children from the rural schools and it  is hoped that the school boards will  arrange excursions in conjunction  with  the Agricultural  College  Board.  2 and S lb. Cartons���������  20, 20,50 and }00 lb. Bags.  Redpath refining methods produce no second  grade sugar. We make and sell one grade only���������the  highest���������so that you will never get anything but the  best under the name of Redpath.  "Let Redpath Sweeten it*" 9  Canada Sugar Refining Co., Limited, Montreal*  Established Freedom  Of Conscience  Religion in Russia to Be No Bar to  Possession of Political Rights  The ministry of the interior has  submitted to the provisional government a bill establishing freedom of  conscience. Possession of civil and  political rights no longer depends on  religion. For a change of religion,  official permission 'will not be needed.  Up* to nine years of age _a child's  religion is determined by its parents:  if ther is a disagreement the child  takes the mother's religion. Over  nine years of age the religion cannot  be changed without the consent of  the child itself. '.Over seventeen years  religion can be changed without thc  parent's o,r guardian's conseTrrt.  Another important reform provides  for courts of administration for the  protection of a citizen against illegalities of officials of the central government or of local self-government bodies.  This is to certify that fourteen  years ago I got the cords of my left  wrist nearly severed, and. Avas for  about nine, months that I had.no use  of my hand, and tried other Liniments, also doctors, and was receiving no benefit. Bv a persuasion from  a friend I got "MINARD'S L1NT-  MENT and used one bottle which  completely cured mc, anel bave been  using MINARD'S LINIMENT ... in  my family ever since and find it the  same as wlicn I first used it, "and  would  never be without  it.  -    '      ISAAC   10.  MANN.  Metapodia, P.Q.  31st, 1908.  Like a Grip at the Throat.    For a  disease that is not classed as fatal  there is probably hone which causes  more terrible suffering than asthma.  Sleep is impossible, the sufferer becomes exhausted and finally, though  the attack passes-, is left in unceasing  dread of its return. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is a wonderful  curative agent. It immediately relieves the restricted air passages as  thousands can testify... It' is sold by  dealers  every where.  Royal Family  Abandon German Names  Step    Taken  at    Request  George  hr,!*������*.-j������    .~C  of    King  /  Came From Austria  City  ..v   luunyi     uuOlllJUJl   Ul    VJCJIIIUll    LllICS  helcl by.jtilembcrs. of thc English Royal Family'residing in England is indicated in a court circular which announces:  "Their Highnesses Princess Victoria and Princess Marie. Louise of  Sc'hlcswig-Holstein will henceforth be  styled Their Highnesses' Princess Helena Victoria and Princess Marie  Louise respectively-."  The Princesses of the Royal Family who bear the. title Duchess of Saxony have, at the King's desire, relinquished that title, and the King has  clirected that royal' warrants be prepared stating what they will bc styled in  the future.  The Times says it understands  Prince Louis of Battenburg will take  the title of Marquis of Mount Batten.   "-*  "This," says the Times, "is simply  an English translation of the German  name, but it is not perhaps wholly accidental that the new name of thc  former Sea Lord's family should also  be that of the little headland overlooking the old eastern harbor of Ply-}  mouth, from Avhich the famous Drake  sailed."  the  rnes-  it to an officer?  No Wav of Telling    *  -     * .  O.C.���������Did  you  deliver    that  sage ?  ' Billjim���������Ycssir.  ��������� O.C���������Did you give  Billjim���������Dunno, sir.  O.C.���������You  don't  know  ence  between  an  officer  vatc ?  Billjim���������Well, sir. 'e was in 'is  sir.���������London Tit-Bits.  the  and  dift'er-  a    pri-  ANY CORN LIFTS OUT,  DOESN'T HURT A  BIT  No foolishness! Lift your corns  and calluses off with fingers  ���������It's  like   magic!  Sore  or any  bath,  Aug.  Monday  "Now about the  I think every one  rd it.    1   Know  m.v  Only   four  girls  Rcltool.  measles  Evening.  college.  enjoy-  trip In  the  thoroughly  girls  did.  went     from     my  Paul  unfortunately  took   the  last  week aud was very sick  the other boy who was at school is  working. One of my "girls says it  was the best day she ever had. I wish  you couhl see my eight pupils because I am t!o proud of them.    Well,  im^S^m^i.*^^*m^  jj*gg*aii*w  mWm*Wm*M  Offers   Insurance  for  British  Forces  Insurance  for ail men  serving with  the British  forces on  land or sea has  been inaugurated in   England,    lt af  fects all ranks, offering a fixed rato  with benefits varying according to  tbe circumstances attending death,  minimum yearly premium is $5 and  tbe maximum $100. If the insured  soldier dies ot natural causes in  Europe, exclusive of the Balkan  peninsula or the sailor at sea, his  beneficiary receives $500. If,he dies  in action or is drowned at sea thc  beneficiary receive. $*i5 immediately,  with a share in nine-.lenth.s ���������������l" the  entire surplus arising from the whole*  scheme, which will be divided at the*  end*of the  war.  Explained  Captain (to. bis servant)���������Jones, I  have noticed for some time that my  shirts always come from the laundry  one  week late.     How is   that?  Private Jones���������Excuse me, sir, but  your shirts are always so clean that I  think il a pity to send them to the  laundry, so I wear tlicm another  week.���������Pearson's  Weekly..  corns, hard corns, soft corns  kind of a corn, can harmlessly  bc lifted right out with the fingers if  "you apply upon the corn a few drops  of freezone. says a Cincinnati authority  little cost one can get a small  of freezone at any drug store,  will positively rid one's feet oi  corn or callus without pain.  This simple drug dries the moment  it is applied and does not even irritate the surrounding skin while applying it or afterwards.  This announcement will interest  many of our readers. If your druggist hasn't any freezone .tell him to  surely get a small bottle for you from  his wholesale ding bouse.  For  bottle  which  every  White Flour First Produced*, in  of Budapest  ���������We all mourn the* death ol  white loaf. Wc look with disfavor  upon its brown success, and we think  of this dingy edible as something  new���������"owing to the war." Wc have  forgotten that with our grandfather:*  a  quite  white  loaf  was  a  rarity.  English millers had the shock ol  their lives when they discovered the  whiteness of foreign flour. Nolbiu,-*  could be produced by our mills to  satisfy the baker, who in turn had  to please his customers with while  bread. Imports of Hour increased  alarmingly, and all because the British public were enamored of white  bread.  Rumors of wonderful machinery  producing white flour in Budapest  caused English millers to visit Austria-Hungary. The result of this  deputation was that in 1878 the first  complete plant to reduce: wheat to  white flour was installed in   England.  So started the home manufacture  of white b'read. We have bad lo bid  farewell, not to an old friend, bu't  to an enemy alien invader.���������Answers.  Worms in children work havoc.  These pests attac.k*the tender lining  of thc intestines and, if left to pursue .their ravages undisturbed, will  ultimately perforate the wall, because  these worms are of the hook variety  that cling to and feed upon interior  surfaces. Miller/s Worm Powders  will not . only exterminate these  worms, of whatever variety, but will  serve lo repair the injury they have  done.  'I.  a  "lino's Delusion  not   obliged   to   bow  im not obliged to Dow to tha  will of thc people; I am responsible  to God only," so ex-King Constantino told Venizclos. Which is evidence that 'Tino took his principles  as well as his orders from his broth-  qr-in-law at  Potsdam.  Minard's .Liniment  Cows. '  Cures  Garget    in  Worms saj> the strength and undermine the vitality of children,  Strengthen* them by using Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator to drive  out  the   parasites.  Germany to Replace Dutch Ships  According lo a .Hague official communication forwarded by tlic- Amsterdam correspondent of Router's Limited, an aurcimu'iil lias been reached  between the Dutch and German governments concerning the* Dutch merchantmen thai were torpedoed off the  English  coast  last   February.  Germany uiidcilakes to replace the*  lost vessels by the cession  of ;i nuiii-  her   of  Gorman   ships     now  in  llu  Dutch  East   Indies of  cquival  cut  val-  tic.  "Woll.  Insinuations  IM   be ashamed  I   1  *******   m.  W.      N.      U,      1167  1.  bald  bead  "J  tiou."  "Vet  Did  i. hli-y  a   head  of  hair!"  jusl   want  is   vou!     look  i .. I   a  al     m  to  ask   you   one   jueg-  you (*v������'i  .'.tree'.?"  see  gi;  l.onA  !*, row nig  I l.   j/|1 ���������������.  on  A NERVOUS_BREAKDOWN  Can Be    Averted    by    Feeding    the  Starved Nerves With Rich,  Red Blood  Nourish your nerves���������that is lho  only way you can overcome���������-life's  worst misery, nervous 'exhaustion.  The fits of depression and irritation,  the prostrating headaches, the weakness and trembling of tbe legs, the  unsteady hand and the imperfect digestion that mark the victim of  ncrvo weakness, must end in nervous  breakdown if neglected.  Nourish your nerves by the natural  pioecss of filling your veins with  rich, rod, health-giving blood. Your  nerve's are crying out for pure blood  and the .mission of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills is to make new, rich  blood. This explains why these pills  ^ijive. proved successful in so many  cases of nervous disease that did not  yield lo ordinary treatment. For example, Mr. Wilfrid Donald, West  Flamboro, Out,, says:���������"Before 1  began the use of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills I was in a serious condition. I  was not only badly run down, but my  nerves seemed to bo completely shattered. I slept badly at night, and  when 1 got up in the morning was as  tin.! a-, v.lifii I went tr, br.i". 1 ;,(, < m  od to bo on the verge of a nervous  breakdown. At this stage I began  the use of Dr. Williams' Pink I'ills.  In the course of a few weeks J foil  much relief, and continuing the use  of the pills Ihoy completely restored  my health. I can now shop soundly,  e:H well, and am enjoying complete  freedom from the old nervous  doublet."  Vou   can   n<*i    Dr.   Williams'     Pink  Pills thiouwb anv  dealer in  medicine,  or  by  mail  ;il   SO  cents   a   boy.   or   siv  boxes  for f-'SO from  Tbe Dr.    Wil  b.iiiu'   jMeduiue   Co.,  Block wile,  On l.  Placed On Special Reserve  Registry   for    Unemployed    Officers  Now  Sir Edward Komp, minister of militia and defence, has announced lhe  formation of a "reserve of officers  for the Canadian expeditionary  force."     His   announcement   says:  "There arc many officers, who for  no othor reason than that there w**re  vacant uo suitable appointments  which could be offered them in Canada, have from time to time boon  struck oil' the strength of the  dian expeditionary force. Tliey  now to be;-restored lo it, with  rank and seniority which they  therein.  "Tliey,   as   well     as    officers  hereafter may cease to do duty  the.  Canadian expeditionary  forces  Canada, and officers  for    whom  ana-  are1  the1  hold  who  with  in  on  their return from overseas, employment iu Canada cannot bc provided,  will bc placed on a special reserve  which will appear in the quarterly  militia list.  "Reserve officers of the Canadian  expeditionary force will not be entitled, as such, to pay any allowances. This is without prejudice to  any pension or bave with pay and  allowances which liar, been or may be  ;���������������������������*:.iitrr! to 'hi v.-,. On the other baud  thoy will bo Iho first to bo considered wbrn appniutniciil:; vibicb they  aio suitable lo fill fall vacant; and  ���������preference will bo given lo those ol  tin in who have seen active service a*  tin-  front."  Providing Canned Food For Army  It is proposed to secure an ample  supply of canned food to maintain an  army of 1,000,000 men next winter.  Vigorous preparation must be made  now for the manufacture of.cans for  which most of thc tin supply comet  from Great Britain. The Government  is now taking up the question of getting pig tin from Great Britain al  fair prices.  CRISIS OF  WOMAN'S LIFE  Change   Safely   Passed   by  Taking Lydia E. Pinkham's  Vegetable  Compound.  Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds.  F.U  Solution of Labor Scarcity  An iulei esling plan��������� I (ai ve-.ier*.'  trail v\ill be from Kansas to Canada.  The Kan'.'.���������>". crop will bo nil in July,  Minno'iou'ii in August and the West-  cin  ( auadiaii ciop in   Sruo'Jiii'ci.  Wagmter, Olda.���������"1 naver p*et tired  Of praising Lydia Fj. Pinkhnm's Vege-  table   Compound  be cnu no   durinjj  Chonco of Life  t  -waa   in   bed  two  yearn and had two  operations*, but all  the doctors nnd operations did mc no  fjood, and I would  mvo   boon In   my  gruvo today had it  not been for Lydiu  13. Pinkham's "V og-  etabl������    Compound  'v;!h*r.b. brrv.rjl-.ttr.o e.v.t r.f it r.'.l ri^V.t,, r,-**  |I am now well and do nil my housoworlc,  besides working in my garden.   Severn!  of my neighbor*! liavo got well by taking Lydiu E. Pinkhnni'H Vegetable Compound."��������� Mtfl. Viola, Finical, Wagoner, 01i.lu. .  Such wnrning N.vmptoms as aenm* ot  i BiiirocHti.m, hotllnshea, hetidacben.back-  uchcH, dieml Ox iliipj_i������lli������Hf; eVil. ".iliihlil.y,  ���������ounds bi tho eurs. palpitation of th*  j InritleH, conntipntion, vnriafilo tappotit'*,  I by tnlddle-agod women. Lydia K. Flnk-  ( ham'" Vegetable Compound Iuih curried  J juitAuy wouiuii t������ufcly Uauugb IW cii**i*.<>  'p'^.'s^.^^-^^y^^  ApPk0MlmsM  ��������� ������������������������������������^A^>i:--vt^^maaa  PPP:PlA0$  A:������l������B  V'^slllf  ���������    ���������-���������.yy-.,.-;;,r.yv.tf;:i  :''''V:'yi,yj"|^S|  >::':'1*?5������^|  ,.   ���������rrWPkm  - ,- -. - .r.-^WyfiQ  rAArp&igf/fi  ��������� P;::PA������tim  ���������'A.rA.APmmi  ��������� .,'".--���������-.-r.Wi*.<������*l  '.   ...,:-:,.s.;.-!;ffl;.-  WP0M  pMM  A*.  ���������������������������*;''$&&!  ~i :.A,:j,^cM  ���������''���������'.���������V':'������i$esl  p. '.v,jv*#i  A'-.A'-.f^.'Sxtr  mmm  ****mmmmm  mm  gum  xw*mM.m<*miimmkw  mm******** m  Is.  m  I  is-:'  I"g.  P-  Rsy  f  .in  tv*  ','S  ii-  ll-  [if.  m.  1  If''''"  I'***; ���������  N  1 "���������  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Greston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  O. P. Kates, Owner and Editor.  ORESTON, B.C.. FRIDAY, AUG. 24  The prize list of the Cranbrook  J 917 fall fair is to hand, and a  casual look . through it convinces  that there is at least a couple  hundred dollars of the prize money  that ought to come to Creston.  We say this because we believe  strongly in bringing in s all the  "outside capital" possible, and the  more so on this occasion because it  can be had at the minimum of  effort and expense, thanks to s* plan  of co-operation the board of trade  will offer, whereby they will look  after the exhibits of individual  ranchers who have good stuff to  show bxit who are not in a position  to spend the necessary two or three  days away from home looking after  *"he fair themselves.  Or, if the rancher cares to go  along with bis fruit, etc., the board  ean still be of assistance in having  liis stuff shipped with the consignment the board will exhibit, possibly effecting some saving on  freight charges, and also at Cranbrook in getting tbe goods down to  the fair grounds and getting them  arranged to best advantage.  The board is endeavoring to see  to it that   the  display of  Creston  products is worthy   of  the  Valley, I raeaningless     bufc    .^-sounding  *������H    Wft���������t,  th* "assistance  of the} words used in the solution hardly  look   that   way.     But why   beat'  colors the province of Quebec, to  make gcod her delinquency and  also supply her pro rata share in  the new .effort, would have to  furnish about 35,000 men. This is  the only amicable arrangement if  voluntary effort is to continue,  and Well the leaders must know  such a sohemejwill fail in view of  the situation in that .province���������a  situation Sir Wilfrid does not hold  out any hope of remedying even if  returned to power.  Another forceful argument  against the voluntary effort is that  it has already taken too many men  that should have been left in  Canada, and a continuance of suoh  a state of affairs is neither advisable or desirable.  The statement that tho resolution  "can only be interpreted to mean  eventual oonscription" is too palpable a fraud to need discussing.  Mr. Turriff proposed to give the  resolution that meaning in very  plain and forcible language and  the convention voted down his  amendment with considerable  gusto, seemingly. If the resolution really means compulsory  service why not say so in exact  words.  In "covering up" on the resolution relating to Sir Wilfrid the  article shows a little more of the  same sort of insincerity when it  points out that "it was not an en-  dorsation of Sir Wilfrid's war  policy.'" In the cold light of facts  probably this latter statement is  correct,   though   the concoction of   ;ly     l  lenume  rey nname  are  ������������*JW,  w (������UbO  There are almost 700 pieces in the lot, which includes every article  of grey ware manufacture, from a maker of sterling repute. We  mention but a few of them here���������  Preserving Kettles, English Pudding Pots, Strainer Sauce  Pans, Roasters, Dish, Stew and Fry Pans; Tea Kettles  Coffee Pots,   Mixing  Bowls,   Seamless Pails,   Rice Boilers  Prices  appre  3 range from 10c. to $1.25 each, but you must see them to  ciate the matchless values.    Purity and durability guaranteed  Creston, Aug. 23.  S. A. SPEERS  '*  rancher either by getting his best  fruit and vegetables for the board's  display, though preferably by having the rancher go after the prizes  himself. The more kpen the competition and the larger the exhibit,  so much the better for Creston.  The prizes offered are extremely  generous, and with co-operative  effort, either with the board of  trade or the ranchers getting together in groups, the effort can be  made a money maker as well as a  really fine medium of publicity.  The fair directors are going to some  pains and extra expense to secure  ���������i showing from  here,   and  on the  counts enuiuerateu auove.  as   well  as others, Creston should, and will,  we feel sure, reciprecate handsomely.  The Explanation  Under the "Letters to the Editor"  head in this issue will be found a  statement of case for the Laurier  Liberals as made out at the recent  convention at Winnipeg, which ie  worthy of attention���������alike for  what it says as well as the issues it  tries to sidestep.  With the charges in the fore  part of the letter that utterances  of so-called Liberals had stirred up  sympathy for Sir Wilfrid, tliat  the presence of Robt. Rogers in  the present administration and the  lack of strong leadership in Premier Borden constituted just cause  l'or refusing to consider union  government proposals no confirmation or denial is really essential.  For the sake of argument all may  safely be admitted.  The vital and all important  feature of the convention had to  do with tlio businesslike conduct of  ihe war, aud on this point tho  article rather detracts from than  addfi to the .strength of the resolutions passed in this rogard,  particularly the mention that  "Many Lib'TiilM. fee! thnt rv v.*hol< -  hearted effort at voluntary recruiting would get the rcoruitm."  One excellent reason for thinking  voluntary enliHtuieiits in the required fpnuitity is foredoomed to  fuilim* '/��������� tlmt if ouch province in  asked to furnish tho men r������ouir������rl  on a basis of population and on  tin-    int-ii   already   hroiif/ht   to   tl)(������  about the bush. A crisis such as  this is no time to damn a leader  with faint praise���������and on the all-  important issue  of* the campaign.  What Liberals have against  these two resolutions is that they  are the two-faced sort; the kind  that some party leaders hope to  interpret differently .according to  the ' constituency;-' they* are - "-campaigning in. Andf as the Winnipeg  Free Press (Liberal) says. "The  feeling among the Liberal electors  of western Canada to day is sixty  per cent, against these resolutions.  It will be ninety per cent, within a  month."  Liberalism is at the parting of  the ways. A union government  may save the day, but any attempt  to sweep into office on the facing-  both-ways policy laid down at  Winnipeg will prove disastrous,  win or lose. Honesty is the best  policy���������place hunters and we-want-  office Liberals to the contrary  notwithstanding.  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  Laurier ~ Llheral SStte  Editor, Review:.  Sir,���������In yiew of your ciditorial in  last week's issue under the heading  "Needs Explaining," the following  article from the Lethbridge Herald,  whose owner is W. A. Buchanon,  M.P. for tbo Medicine Hat riding-���������  himself a Liberal vvho spoke nnd yoted  in favor of compulsory noivioe, will,  doubtless, bo road with some interest.  Mr. Buchanan w fit fa:  ������������������Interpretation of tho attitude of  tho Liberal convention at Winnipeg  on conscription and Laurier is not  based on air. It is true that tho pre*  uunce of lion. Robort Rogera in the  govern men t, the tour through tho  west of Sir Clifford Sifton, tho boat  hated Liboml in tho country, do-  nounclng Laurier, and the attacks upon tho Liberal leader by Dr. Michael  Clark do not assist in turning tho tide  to a. united government under Sit*  !"fob'*Tl, Pordc-n. Rather ('jo-jO hi  oidonts attracted support. and  sympathy for .Sir Wilfrid Laurier  who, whilo IiIh war policy is not  generally endowed by LIIhiwIh, is still  atrong in the affection of Liberals nil  over thu country. Attat-ltH upon him  by .Sir Clifford Hifloii, the conwpirator  against reciprocity in 1011, did not  \vi*i.k������-o nir will rid. Hat her tboy  MtretiKthened hiin. Unbin govern*  men! failed lo get.   Mippoil  b.-eauHejl/  was advocated By Sir Clifford  Sifton  of whom the rank and file of Liberalism are suspicious.   Tbe government  led  by Sir Robert Borden, who was  too weak to get rid of a man  of the  Bob  Rogers   type,    could    not  gain  support from Liberals,  who  wanted  strong leadership.    Yet the   convention went on record in favor of a nonpartisan administration   in  the   res?  olution     condemning    the    partisan  administration  of.the Borden government.    As  to -.the   war,   there is   no  question that the resolution passed by  the   convention means   conscription.  ������������������All means to Vwin" an expression in  this resolution, "can only be interpreted   to   mean    eventual   conscription.  Many   Liberals, feel   that   a  wholehearted effort at voluntary recruiting  under     proper    direction   and    fair  methods would get the recruits,  but  ifit.failed.it is clear the   Winnipeg  convention was prepared to   take any  other  step, meaning  of  course  conscription, to get. the men and keep the  forces of the Canadians up to strength.  "Now  we come to   the   resolution  relating to Sir Wilfrid Laurier.    It  was not  an endorsation of Sir Wilfrid's war policy.   There  was not a  mention of a referendum in the win-  the-war resolution or in the resolution  concerning Sir  Wilfrid.   The  referendum was repudiated and ultimate  conscription   without a   referendum  was favored by the convention.   It is  true   that the convention expressed  appreciation of  Sir  Wilfrid's statesmanship and his services to Canada,  and it also expressed the hope that  he   would  accept  and    support   the  platform outlined at the convention.  If he should do so ho must repudiate  tho referendum therefore, and accept  conscription   if voluntary recruiting  does   not  got    the   mon   through   a  thorough test under his  leadership.  Briefly, tho  Liberal conyention is for  conscription   if voluntary recruiting  under another test falls,   it is against  a referendum  and consequently   opposed to Sir Wilfrid's policy, and it ie  for a non-partisan war administration  led by a strong man and froo from all  barnacles.   It is very easy for critics  to argue that the" con yon tion should  not haye  mentioned Laurier, but a  gathering of Liberal followers of Sir  Wilfrid on all othor  questions is not  going to throw tho old chieftain ovor-  board without at least expressing appreciation of his past  services   and a  hope that ho would support tho west-  orn platform.   That is all tho convention did and it is not to bo criticized  for doing it."  Thanking yon for space, Mr. Editor.  Ot.-o-TTmk LimwAT..  S HI PUS YOUR CREAM  amm  Sweet Cream Butterfat 45c per lb.  Spur Cream Butterfat"?43c jier lb.  "'���������'"���������;..  . --��������� ���������'  a ���������-���������'���������      f.o.b. Nelson..-^ V ... 7 :..  P..  5 > WRITE US FOR S&fPPING TA(������S"  '���������'       *������������������". ���������-.'������������������������������������       i   "���������'���������.-'.': :Y    '������������������.'���������>..'.:.    :'>_.a:  A-AA   l  "f*.m m **\ dCm^x-%. 7 .  BOX 1192  ���������y*.*A SiCL\\\JL%#������y-K'*K*������%3m'  NELSON, B.C.  We carry a complete  stock of  LtiniDer, LHtlt  and Shingles  when in need of anything in this line call  and   -get   our   prices.  Canyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED  Kaslo Kootenaian: Tho establishment hy tho food controller of a two  uieatletiH daya per week program  throughout, tho Dominion will not  worry many people here, as most of  them are getting along ou Ioish meat,  than that, except In the mining camps,  where the men get wome ttort of meat  at liuiht twice a day.  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs a-fir! Cutters.      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THB^0BSglN)K*^&*f^^  i<s  Log^^'WorKs  that B.O.  4h*$ season  France  The ^excessive dry  has been favored  seems, to have''|^T.f^m.v~r_r,-  pretty much, judging by. I^ttei������. com  ing to hand from the vCreston men  with the Forestry^.."praft^airof whom  report too rnuiiXm^^km^.'S^i.^^  fortable bush operations.:P��������� ���������*;*:"     c   ���������'"  Absolutely no.due te^^jbe.bodin  the letters as to just whereabouts in  France the corps is, except that they  are operating about fitf, miles from  the nearest toww, with ^acc^^odation  not as good as at Oreston, and the  nights on the chilly side, making  blankets doubly welcome. To improve sleeping quartera a,l*ttb3 some  of the men have builfc VehacSs, in the  timbes*, which Pte. Wajusifi writes, are  quite cosy, though not exactly borne.  - like.   -��������� ������������������"'������������������ "���������"���������'"    ���������   i���������*-���������'&*        ."''   ���������-''������������������  "���������   '   '':..-.y -.i-Six:';.';.  -\ir.r.%x(j-!?i      j<s   AiirP..  The men are at work on straight  logging operations now. A miSl is  building close to where they are taking  out timber, but at time of  writing,  July 11, it was not anywhere near  ready to start cutting. The majority  bf'"the''iya^ey''''in<8n' in the corps are  working as teamsters, with' Walsh on  duty as one of the camp'police.  As to the food there is no kicke to  be heard, and it is. said that the  Forestry mjits are, the best fed tnefji  -------"���������     Something  that Is      "'  GtwiseShoot^^  Prohibited 1917  LAMONT  NOTAfS* fHJSUO  INSURANCE ���������   HEAL ESTATE  ..     DEALER JN COAL.  gre&t6sV : > "���������- m.c:  missed is good smoking tobacco; 'Tiie  French variety has too much bite to  it even fqr inveterate pine users;'-" As  one of the Creston recruits remarked,  "If the French troops were as strong  as the French tbbatecb they would"  have cleaned Fritz up the first few  monithsof the war."  Tbe users of safety rigors" are also  up against iit, it being impossible to  secure a new lot of blades for their  shaving weapons. Generally speaking,  the troops are all in good health, except Oapt. Mallandaine, . who has had  to have medical care from a"doctbr  outside fche. camp medico. However,  he is coming along now and a quick  and permanent recoyery is tbe wish  of all the boys. He is immensely  populas with all the men.  Dr. Coughlin of the Trail's hospital  staff has enlisted for overseas seryice  with the medical corps.  The creeks around Greenwood were  prospected for placer gold in 1860.  The creeks in the Sloean were panned  for gold in 1881.  65c and 75c.  For puddings and the like here is something that every  housekeeper should have.  Built.so th^t bjurning is quite out of the question, and  aspeed|ly, thbr^ug^ly^evenly^cooked product'assUred.  They arejerf ^nsr-able .crockery whstewa-re, and are now  on display in our window.  ; *' "This^nddw display will also include some other lines  that we haye jnst opened up, and which merit attention.  Some-Df thie^ftlSe^r^-.- ;;..,c'; aa-Ai.    .  - The game regulations for the 1917-18  season have just been promulgated,  -and so far as they effect this part' of  the piNOii-ince the most drastic change  is to prohibit the' killing of grouse of  any sort and to slightly shorten up  the1 period^ in *<*hieh other classes of  game may be takeni7 The close season  for grouse only applies to the territory  east of the Cascades, and has been  found necessary, we are told, owing  to. the prevalence of some disease,  along With the severe winter, which  has materially thinned out the nocks  of these birds:  The season for deer is the same as  last year, from Sept. 1 to Dec. 15, and  the fortunate hunter is permitted to'  keep a supply of venison on" hand for  a period of six weeks after the close  of the season.  Fur bearing animals, with the exception of foxes, may be taken from  Ney. 1st to April 30th. Foxes may not  be tak6n after March 15th. 5, '  Geese (except Brant), ducks, sandpiper, snipe, ploVer, curlew, sandhill  cranes, rails and coots have an open'  season from Sept. 15 to January 31,  while the Brant geese season runs  from December 1 to March 10^ It is  set out that no ono .may take more  than 260 of these birds in one season.  Pheasants * seenS" fco nWe thrived  inr the coast section as there is an open  season in OhilHwack of one month,  and some other distnctw can take this  game for perions ranging from 5 days  to two weeks���������male birds only, and  the daily bag'limited to six of them.  In those districts where grouse may  be.taken the season has been cut to  two months; as compared with ten  weeks in 1916, although a daily kill of  12 birds is still permitted.  Fifteen teachers * wilt be required;  for the scnottls in*"Jmil^nd suburbs  the coml*sg t������������������>t not counting two in  ^^^.sP%Sr;^p^^i>,,/ '������������������:������������������ j.-^.., W. .���������  Red ������������������fvSSr.f������dise at Greenwood are  putting" aside 55. jar-of each variety of  jam and preserves tbey each make to  be sent to the soldiers overseas.  A third teacher has been added \o  the Grah&Forks high school staff, in  order to pufcvon 'folnrth-year work.;  An attendance^SO pupils is expected  the coming; term,   ^ ... ,v...  In July" tm?usum of < $14,503 was  taken in for duty by .the 'Trail custom  house, and Collector Campbell states  that this ss a new record for any one  month in Trail in many years.  Kootenaian: It is anticipated that  another shift will;be put on at the  Easlo concerttratin*pwbric8 in- aTshort  time* and th&munic^l^olectete plant  is preparing to run on a three-shift  ^'^ji^-iiiva-tt^ .-ir,'..'  Kaslo KootenstA*������*>^ The city is rejoicing in the-ownership of a cement  mixer, which arrived recently from  the Stafiss'.asuS. will: be used in cement  sideWalk' construction and other  "cement^ work required by the  municipality.   ���������   "A*Z**- t'*S,J������i.tm.k������-*- tK''  vw  Fruit Dishes  js������ptq^r Di  Saucers, Salts knd Peppers I   8M?  IWHI  718 Tfeirt M. S.  LETHBRiDSE   Mil,  727  OUR MdWp:  "Experience proves it is  SjDiXtvx������uj*v ana ix.jc-j5UJL.i-5  that count."  Wo Dan handis Fruits, &c.  from ������nore shippers.  usr   Resiiits so far,"  NEWS 9F KOOTENAYS  L  TjLftrirtfiate rP!������t^������  *��������� ���������mt  These are all ih the" newest patterns, and the prices at  which they  are marked makes their  value self-evident.  ���������.'"ii  r"tF.V*s5ii  F. H, JACKSON  GENERAL MERCHANT       -       CRESTON  BE3i  Increased Production  is urged by the Government���������it has done ITS part, we are doing OURS���������  will youdoYOUBSP  OUR part is to grow tihe very, best trees possible, to see they are true-  to name, to care for them in every while they are in our nursery, and to  deliver to you* npright, clean, healthy, well-calipered trees with magnificent root system, well packed, all charges paid, at your nearest station  or dock.   We sincerely think that this is OUR part.  YOUR part is to get your order ready without delay so that you can  plant next Spring-and to ORDER EARLY. Early; orders ar������ better tpt  us AND BETTER FOR YOU. It is humanly impossible to give the  same attention and care to late orders as those placed six or twelve  months in advance.    '*,  Will you write us today for any information, and giying ns an idea of  your requirements?. Our services and advice are. cheerfully yours.  Our largo general and Fruit Catalogue, our Rose Catalogue, our Price  List aro yours for tho asking���������thoy contain valuable planting and general  information. Do not dolay���������writo to-day, or see our local representative  Andrew Miller.  British Columbia Nurseries Company, Limited  1493 SMMtlT Avi. W., Vancouver, B.C.     Nursery at SardU  G. W������ Carter, clerk of the supreme  and   county    eourts,    Cranbrook, .. is  dead.,       ���������      ... >r.  A branch of the Chinese-National  League has just been organized at  Nelson.- ���������*���������...������������������.:..������������������>���������. ,:. ,���������.&-..,.-..,-   -.:-,  Kaslo will fiaye a tax'  mills this year,. 15 of  schools.   . "\';P  rabelN  DBAI.BR IN  rate of ��������� 38f  it  goes for  THE CANADIAN *_*  OFCOI^IERCE  ^m  **^t*\ fl^^*u C >  SIR EDMUND WALKER.  G.V.O., LLD., D,Ct��������� PmsUkttt  kV'Ti" \'W''<t  SIR JOHN AmO,GentrsiMsj\s.e*t  H V. F, JONES. Aw't Oen'l. Munatfer  CAriTALPAID IJP. $15,000,000 ^RESBl<Vt FUND.  ��������� $l3.500e000  BANK MONEY ORDERS  The most convenient way of remitting small sums of  money is by the Money Orders sold by this Bank. The  cost Is as follows:  over  **  ffifl $hm- xtnt'tftr  o  $B tmd not ������-ttc������edlnflt; #**io."..'.".'.".'. 5  IO        " " ������30 JO  n������ao      ���������������        "       9so ac  i������LW8 itnvn-Mun stami's  ' Trail's building permits for July  totalled $6,725. There were seventeen  of them. ,.     yy..,,...        ���������;���������.!-,>,,..,;,  Phberiia: bas a lady^ barber; how,? a  Mlaa ~SXanortrt nnaninmi ahn.vtn<*f nafloir  there last week. ..���������,���������.,���������>������������������*���������'  At Grand Forks the C.P.B. is replacing all its plank walks at crossings  with cinder ones.  $150 is offered in two prizes for a  baseball tournament the opening day  of Cranbrook fail*.  Employees at the Nelson electric  light plant have been given a $10 a  month raise in pay.  Oro was first taken out of the Bluebell in 1825.   It is on Kootenay lake  opposite Ainsworth.  Contractors on Trail's new waterworks system are paying $8.50 per  day, and are still short of men.  It is expected that the $2200 X-ray  equipment for the Balfour sanitarium  will be installed in about a week.  The auto association has logged the  rood between Cranbrook and Golden.  The two towns are lC5i miles apart.  Traffic in and out of Khsloi by both  boat and train is very heavy at present, due largely to mining activity.  Vernon dairy cows are exceptionally  healthy. A recent inspection showed  but 8 ont of 00 hood suffering from any  disease.      Some Grand Forks gardens have  swdot peas that show au many as nix  blooniB to tbo otnlk. Four and five  are common.  Kaslo is preparing against futuro  high Hying costs. 20,000 brook trout  havo juat boon placed in tbe south  fork of Kaslo Creek.  Repairs art* being mado to the waiting rooms at the Golden station and  when ilnished tho extra accommodation will be used for a, ladlea' waitlug  room.  Aftor having boon In operation oinco  tbo yoar 1880 tho famous Eogor'n Pans  la to Ik������ abandoned by Lb** O.P.lt, and  converted  touristo.  Into   a   wagon   road   for  t*  ������o  C. G. BENNETT  Manager Oee.tjOin Brunch  The deputy minister of agriculture  cays he would like to ceo alt the  municipalities in- B.O. an progritflsive  03 Kiifilo In fighting thc norloua weed'*  rtttlttrntttsm  C. Blaitinoved down to the Reclamation Farm the latter part of the  week, and will remain Ifor a couple of  months possibly, superintending haying operations which will commence  this week.  Hay promises to be about tbe most  profitable crop for those ranchers  who happen to have some of it to sell  this year. Jas. Huscroft is reported  to have refused an offer of $25 a ton  in the field from J. S. Deschamps last  week.  John Fraser left on Saturday for  Regiba, Sask., to look over a half  section he has in crop there on shares..  Later on, we understand, he proposes  moving there to farm the place.  - Mrs. Keliyr who is to have charge'of  Canyon-school this.;term arrived last  week,not knowing.the holiday.term  had been extended to ; Sept. 4th. At  present she is stopping with Mrs. H.  "Young.  Mr. an3 MwV McBobb and family  were auto vieitori-to Kitchener on  Sunday fora' day*^ fishing; Mrs.'Mcr  Rohb^cnrniiftO;^o>*n6^-w*;t.h tbe biggest-  and best string of, the party.  V The- John Huscroft ranch at Deer  Lodge has-Just been rented by R.  Boadway who, until recently, was  Working at the mill. Several head of  cattle and a team of horses go with  the place.  Geo. Hurry, who bas been on the  John Huscroft place, t will move to an  adjoining ranch, intending later on to  erect a home oh his own 10 acres  nearer Porthill.  Two or three crates of raspberries a  day are still leaving Canyon, the R. J.  Chambers ranch 'supplying them.  That part of the district has had a  much better supply of moisture than  the other parts seemingly.  Mrs. Edwards *nd Mrs." Hall were  Creston callers oh Tuesday on Red  Cross business, and their call was a  welcome one indeed for the , Creston  society.1 They turned, over $59 in cash  as well as 10 suits of pyjamas and 33  personal property bags. This is the  second delivery of work and it surely  speaks volumes for the effort the  ladies are putting forth here on behalf  of the men overseas, In the July  work report will also appear record  of S pairs of socks made by the school  girls from yarn donated by tho  former teacher. Miss McLean, as well  as 14 wash cloths.  Canyon City Red Cross Auxiliary  was favored with an ideal day and  evening for thoir annual garden fete  at tho homo of Mrs, Knott on Wednesday ovening last, and tho affair  attracted a splendid attendance from  all tho nearby points of tbo Valloy,  thc rocelpts for the ovening totalling  $50.00. In addition to games and a  musical programme there were a nnm-  ber of side linos that attraotod attention. Thoro was an art contest that  brought in $3.00, and in which the  pki-MMi were wou by Mrs. Guy Browoll  and F. V. Staples. The raiftc- for tho  cap mado another $3 and it was  awarded Mrs. F. Putnam. Whilo  $5.28 was-realized .from.tbe sale of  sorlpturo cake, each patent, getting a  alico of lt, along with the rccolpo for  making lt and - a cup of tea. The  affair ihooumI'.u'.jH-I no <md of Inltov fW  thono in charge but tho satisfactory  flnancl&l result along wtih .the good  tlmw provided those In atUuirlano**  will amply repay  tlic laborer*'* in jsuch  n  rmrtnii ������">������������������������ utm  ii~iiGi5SSB50fsafiuSi~iUB$  Saddle and HarneMs',  Repairing a Specially  \\  SURlf &  Uswetsd  CRESTON       -      B.C.  Head  Offices  CALGARY; VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Dealers in  MEAT  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,  Poultry,  ana Oysters  in Season  We bave the goods, anel  our prices, are reasonable  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan nnd Alberta, the Yukon Territory, theNbrth-  West Territories and in a portion of  the Provlnceof British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-ore  years renewal for a further term of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2.500 acres will  be leased to ono applicant.  Application for a lease must be made,  by the applicant in person to tho Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district, in which  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvoy-  ed territory tho tract applied for shaft  be staked out by tho applicant himself  Each application must bo accompanied by a fee of 1H&Vwhioh will bc refunded if tho rights applied for aro not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bo paid on tho merchantable output of tho mino at tho rate of five cents  per ton.  Tho person operating the mine slml*  furnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable ooal mined nnd nav th<*  royalty thereon. If tbo coal mining  rights aro not being operated, such  returns should be furnished at least  onco a yoar,  Tho leaso will Include thb cbrtl mining rightn only, reuolndpd by Chap.  87 of 4-5 Goorgo V. assented to 12th  Juno, 1014.  For full Information application  should bo mado to tho SoerotaVy of tho  DaitjArtmont of tbo "fnUtrlor. (ilkwu.  or to any agont or Hub������Ag������*nt of  Dominion Landu.  W. W. CORY, Deputy Mlnlutw  tho Interior.  N.B.'  ... ,1.  I  I  Unauthorized publication of thlfc  ���������, j ., .,,,*  F!"[*if!"HRSH  ""ilEiFmlfifi{f!B"IHIiElS[3H  flijWijji.������l������������ilifWil  jj^^Mji|iHiyiiy|'Mj  "BiflHlffS(R"flfSGn^^S BWW   :,x~!J~ ���������g^g~^~~^���������g���������        JSgasggH^BMjMMyMMWWMWKBMMBjllBgaMBjMjEMjWMBMi^MW^ ._-.'.'r   '.'.'-'- ",.       -    .   -���������-..-. ---yry," - -'���������j" -y -  f - --,'_ '���������    ���������-���������"���������f-  :--^:*\.  ���������'.���������'.' V'--V'.,>:b  STHK BjBYISW, CKESTON, B. a  l|y  I,  "tfe-.  p ���������  m  ���������> *  l'i  I"  ll.  !  you can have it, by heeding Nature's laws. Keep the  stomach strong, the liver active, the blood pure, and  the bowels regular, and you>will seldom be ill. Take  good cafe of these organs, and at the lirst sign of  anything wrong���������promptly take Beecham's Pills.. -  the h61p and relief of this world-famed remedy, to  keep the body in health. They quickly establish normal conditions, so the organs perform their functions  as Nature intended. No other remedy will so surely  strengthen the system, stimulate the liver, regulate  the bowels and quickly improve the general health as  AH  Worts* -a *StaUtea a m%c*7C  .pared only by TKomns 8cech*jsj, St. Helens. LsacmiKire, *~*.n������*bn<$.  Sold overy wtver-c ia Crontdi aad U. S. America.   In boxct, 25 cent*.  Allies Masters of the Air  Norwegian Traitors  Germans      Concede      Supremacy  French and British Fliers  That ihe Go  he iiuporu.  iislitury sci  >���������.���������*, found >.';  d   recently.  to  to  t-...  re  ao.  U-A.  uica i;;.ii ,  .   :'������������������;   "ssr.>*.  vV������ortr������.in>, n ���������.'-..-.  to  rly  over  ;;."  ill^i U     Da ii,,������'i-*>     \  hid-lo:*   on   *.Vc  sivo   !i;omci!*>  Ci reman     ani:*.  thc    Prussia*!  bv    war     iV;;::;  man?, art*  keenly  ice   oi  the   air  l>r  'iOC     1>      1'Cv'CU'Cl.i  .j ut'nnai! oiiicer  Thc report fr..  ...��������� B'iu>h .uui l-i  ���������ry of ~.\\< air.  ��������� r.sserteo. 'A o:y u;  enenvv   H-ics   and  ���������: I'������?     IO 1'v s* t'i     i O     I'C  <rounu.   i ;'.Vi>.   a".  m   the     ngi'.i'.ns.  ���������ry   was   blinded   -  ���������-.���������"antry   v.'us  l.arr.  cap  rv.  ���������abb  Ofticer  ot"  Liner  Accused   of   Giving  Information  to   Hun  Subs  An olVicer of a liner from a Norwegian post brought nev, * oi the ar-  ��������� est ar.d imprisonment ot two iS'or-  v <*!sian skippers of passenger slcain-  >'ups plying between ports ov Nor-  way and Great Britain for giving information lo (."irrma.ii submarine coiu-  :;;,uhUm's of t'ne sailings of British  and   nouiru!   boats   from   Norway.  Big Land Sale  Ninety Per Gent. Passed Into Hands  of Farmers  When  fanners  buy  more*   land  it  is  an  infallible,   sign ol"  their  prosperity,  'lhat   Uic   Western   Canadian   farmer..  arc 'exceedingly     prosperous     is     revealed'iu  the large quantities of  kind  being  bought  by  them   every day.    A  very   striking   instance   of     Ihis     was  seen  at   Gleichen  iu   Southern   Alberta.      Three   hundred   and    tweu'y livej  parcels   of   laud,   which   consisted     of  ouo   quarter   section   each,   were     pu;  on sale by -auction, beiug  the balance  of  the   lands  in   the   Klackfool   Indian  Reserve   surrendered   by   the    Indian;'  under   a   treaty.     This   sale   attracted  nearly  one. thousand buyers, of whom  tiie great   majority  weiv  farmers from  '.'. radius ol" two hundred miles, in  fact,  local   fanners   were   iin'     highest   bid-  ders.     I.and speculators   who attended'  (lie sah' couhl no', compete wiih them  in   llu*   prices   which   ihey     bid     and  were   more   or   less   silent.     Another  notable   fact   was   llu*   presence-     of  a  number   of  American   farmers  intending   to   start   farming   in  Alberta.    "If  the  hind  is as  good as  it  looks, it   is  worth   double the  price,"  said  a  "Mir. ���������  ncsola   man  after  paying  $.*<)  au   acre  for   a   qu-*rler   section   of  land.       The  average price  was about $30 per acre,  the highest being $45, which was paid  by   a   Gleichen   man.     Allowing   for a  certain  inevitable  element  of  speculation, it is believed certain that 90 per  cent,  of  this land has passed  into  tlu*.  bands of actual  farmers.  Advice to Hog Raisers  Desirable Weights Are  From  175  t6  225 Pounds  The following good advice is offered to all hog shippers by the 1'.  Bums Go., ami no doubt would bo  endorsed by all othcr***livc stock dealers, in fact at a ineeling pf tlu*  Swine Breeders' Association, R. B.  Hunter oi the Swift Canadian ' Co.,  spoke along the same Hue, demonstrating by a set of pig skins the effect of the unnecessary beating sometimes given to hogs by those who  handle-  them  during  shipment.  ".Don't beat your hogs. Bruises  mean immense, losses to farmers,  drovers   and   packers.  '' banners should bed wagons well  and not overload when bringing hogs  to town.  "Don't slulT or over.feed your liog's  when shipping. Tl is a dangerous  practice and often results in suffocation, especially in warm  weather.  "Bed cars during the warm weather with sand. Straw and sawdust  will   heat. *  "Partition off all weak, crippled and;  vicious animals. '  "Do   not   market     thin,     unfinished j  hogs.     A   Ihin  growing  pig  will   produce   dollars   to   the   farmer,   but     is  worth   little  to   the  packer.  "The most desirable weights are  from  175 to 225 pounds.*  For the Price of One!  Both sides of EDDY'S  Twin Beaver "Washboards  can bc used���������giving double  service for the price of one.  Made ' of INDURATED  FIBREWARE' (which ie  really pulp hardened and  ��������� baked by a special process)  it cannot splinter or fall  apart. Won't hurt your fingers or tear you clothes.  Double value for your mon-  Imost       life       lasting.  ������y- ...  Don't: do    another  until you get one.  washing  ASK YOUR DEALER.   ,  The E. Bl Eddy Company  Limited  HULL     -      -     CANADA  :0 ssri.es>.     i  agg:"K\ a'.e.  ���������.heir anil'ie  tl-c trcricl.es.  German h  contained, v.y  knowledge, th  aide to >;ipp<  declared that  numbered a:u  German aeropktne? tliat  were,   even   unable     to     ho  '.!'  Ul  The  Limit of Meanness  'i he   meanest   man   wc  know   is   the  chap that borrows his neighbor's lawn  mower and then kicks about it being  dc, 11.��������� -G;i elpii M e rcury.  O'*   llorsci,   C.mlc.   &e,   quickly   cured   by  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For  Sale  bv-  All   Dealers  Douglas   &   to.,   Prop'rs,   Napanee,   Ont.  (Fr.ec   Sample   or.   Request)  Ti*  - r- guard baby's health  'aB^B        in the summer  :>   so   out-j      r _    jvred     the'      'lhe  summer  months-are   the   mosi  the    latter ��������� dangerous   to   children.        The   com-  d   the    air! plaints   of   lhat     season.,     which     are  above  their own  heavv  artiiler*.*  posi- j cholera infantum, coiie, dianhoca and  tions.   I'l-iti-h    and    French    machines ��������� dyscntry, comc on so quickly that of-  Separation oi Finland  From Russia Wanted  the  allied  iin  oat-manoc  constatulv hovered overhead, drop-; ten a little" one is beyond aid before  pin������r bombs or giving their own a nil-! the mother realizes hc* is ill. Thc  lerv   accurate   ranges. I mother must bc. on her guard to prc-  '1'his 'German   report   also   admitted I vent   these  troubles,    or    if     they  do  that   bases,   ammunition   depot.-.   M:p-|eoine  on   suddenly  ply   columns,   cavalry   supporting   tiie'otlier  medicine  troops,  divi.-ions   in " reserve,     every-1 mothers   during  thing  aud   everybody   were   harra^ed  by the allied airmen, who oiten completely frustrao-d the defence at critical juncture*. In short, the German  report was a confession that an arm*.  is powerless unless some-thins"*;' ap-  proaehing' equably is lnaintainci in  the   air.  to cure. them. Xo  is of such aid to  hot weather as is  T.aby's Own Table's. They regulate  the stoma.*.h and bowels and arc absolutely sai'^. So'J by medicine  dealers or by mail ai 2:" cents a box  from Tho Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  I'rockville, Ont.  "Minard's   Liniment  Cures  Distemper.  It  will !>������������������- found less easy to uproot  f.'uihs than  to choke tliem by gaining  virtues.   Go  not   think -of  your   faults,  still   less   of   others'   faults;   in  person   who cuu.es  near you  v. hat is good  rejoice  in   it.  imitate  off like  c ��������� i ni e s.  it,   and   your   faults  will   drop  dead  leaves   when   their   time  Dot ft wait for great opportunities.  A l'-'Hg continuous walk will get you  o\er  more   ground   than   a   slnjil   run.  Modern  Solomon  Scene:   Police  court  during  dispute  over   eight-day   clock.  Magistrate���������1   award   thc     clock  to  llie   plaintiff.  Defendant���������Then what do 1 get?  Magistrate���������I'll   cive   vou  lhc  eight  .n   every   uavs.���������Stray  Stories.  look lor        "     ��������� .   u-d  strong; honor that        The  Foe  of   Indigestion.���������I ndiges-  nd.  as  you  can,  try   to   l-lon   *s   a   common   ailment   and   few  .arc free from it. lt is a most distressing complaint and often the suffering ���������.Htending it is most severe.  The very hesi. remedy is Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills' taken according to  directions. They rectify the irregular action of the stomach aud restore  healthy action, hor many years they  havc been a standard remedy for dyspepsia and indigestion and are, highly  esteemed for their qualities.  Provision   For   Rainy   Day  Former Emperor    Was    Deposit    in  Bank of England  I'ropeiiy valued a I $700,000.00(1  from whieh \ieh<d.is KoiuanolV, formerly Kiuperor i'i Russia, enjoyed  the revenue for life only, have been  taken from him by the provisional  [Mivernmenl.  A special Commission of llu* government has been discussing whether  hind, palaces and oilier property own-  r-d bv Nicholas nnd estimated to hi*  v.o.lii ^IS.DIKI.OOO shall be secpi. slercd  by lhe stale, This commission also  considered whether the properly of  the grand dukes and duchesses, ve  Social  Democratic  Congress    Passes  Resolution in  Favor  of  Break  At a meeting of the Social Democratic Congress of Finland it adopted  resolutions remanding the separation  of Finland from Russia and the formation of an independent republic.  Under tiie plan proposed, .Russia  would not have the right to lceep  troops on Finish territory in time of  peace or to possess any fortifications.  Economic relations between Finland  and Russia would be regulated as between foreign countries. Tiie, Finnish  Social Democrats addressed the Social Democrats of all countries, especially Russia, asking them to support establishment'of Finland's independence by -an international agreement 011 the ground that the, Russian  government, which is characterized  as bourgeois, is incapable of giving  adequate guarantees of the inviolability   of   Finland's -tfeedom.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  ji������&f  The Oil for the Athlete.���������In rubbing down, the athlete can find nothing finer than Dr. Thomas" Electric  Oil. It renders the muscles and sinews pliable, takes the soreness otil of  them and strengthens them for strains  that may be put upon them. It  stands pre-eminent for this purpose,  and athletes'who for years have been  using it cau testify to its value as a  lubricant.  Fatal Policy  Dr. Adams Speaks on Proposed Land  Settlement  for  Soldiers  "The placing of returned soldiers  on the land, under present conditions,  will be a fatal policy," said Dr. T.R.  Adams of the conservation commission, Ottawa, at the public health session of the Canadian Medical association convention at Montreal. The soldiers do not want to go on the land,  he said, not so much because they  object lo farming, but because under  present conditions farming does not  pay and most areas available for settlement arc too remote from . the  markets. Dr. Adams stated that" the  conservation commission had found  th.at conditions in the slums of the  cities were no worse than in many  iural districts. This was due largely  to land speculation, hc said.  ARLINGTON  WATERPROOF COLLARS AND CUFFS  V>o away with aU LaunOtr Bills. Whon they  become soiled Just -wasTi tliem w*Ith aoap an4  water. No ironing: tleees?s&ry. Su'tabl* fot<  thoae of the most l&.ti<liavt) taste 83 th#y look aa  good R8lln������n.   Ask your dcilftf for them.  ARLINQTON   OO.  OP CANADA, Llnnited  **-        prnaor Avenue, Toronto  COOK'S   COTTON   ROOT   COMPOUND  ' Atzsfe, TtUebIs KgulaHns tttsdh  clnt. Sold iu three degrees oi  strength. No. 1, %X; No. 2. $3]  No. 3. |5 per box. Sold by at*  dmuglsts, or sent preiMM its  plain packaze on receipt of  price. Free pomehlefc Add reid  THB COOK MBDICttTB CO,  TVwnfo, Ont (Fetmortu WtoA*cJ  French Aerial Postal Route  An experimental hydroplane postal  route connecting France and Corsica  wiih stations at Marseilles, Toulon  and Ajaccio, is being considered by  lhc   French  ministry of commerce.  and  skillfully blended  and processed  make  6#M  a most delicious  food iri flavor  eiG well as a  great body, brain  and nerve builder.  it*������*  8  .Eta&3-M.T |  im  %m.mm  !|  ���������ut-u  \ III-  lo:-  mc:' rov;.l house of I'ussi.i is csliinal-  im! b> i'i'.lessor OkiiuirlT al $',>5K,ii(i;),-  non.  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"Pleam*.  dressing   I  sir."  said  a   small  ie  family  groci* r.  hov. ad������  ''iijoiiicr  sinl   nn*  lor a (|iiarler's  worth  of po-  tal.>(������������������,,"  "I iu   sorry,   young   man,     .said iii<r  I'.iui'i'i' kindly, "but  you'll have to imi  iiome  ami   nil   your   mother   tun I v. a  don't  cut 'cm "  ���������m  ...j.^. ,������,ii,,..^������i.n.f������������n.������iiJ������������JJlii������JJI<llHi>i>l1lllMlii.lllninliillilllili  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii������iiM������������l.iiiiiiliii>i>Wiiiiliiart^  OHK f^^������0S$&^P0^iM!:  ���������s.  p.'-P:-':���������'.'.'-iV.'l-Vv.'-'''.���������?':'-���������'    '-A r-'"''V'*"'*f-i'M-.'?���������'������������������-'*���������'���������:'-':���������"'������������������''i ������������������''*���������/"-'0,V:V-r-^ "jj������A-Cfe-areaj���������������������������  .": V-VV^:V VVVVV^VV".'r ;^>*'��������� .V^'V-V -V;-���������;;���������:'v'^'Vy.-V ������������������'''";��������� ������������������y:V''VV^;^  ,   -    ��������� ��������� ���������      ��������� ... .-.......-tr:   ���������~*v t x,,. .tva, j,-A������SiTB.*i������������i*M  ETHE REVIEW, CKESTOX, B  C  ���������'���������������������������,������������������ J "^V'^C^-'S*  '    -*'���������/���������:���������.��������� .���������.i\',~CH������  SUBMARINE BASE HASEXISWI  Tit f^i^-'iFfer'* ������������������*������������������&���������������  SHIPS' MOVEMENTS BETRAYED FROM TORY ISLAND  -v ���������  :���������\~���������  Questioning of  Inhabitants Resulted  Iri   The Capture   Of  The  Guilty Six, Who Were Executed ��������� Many Worperi Helped  U-Boats Understanding They Were American  Bill and Dan  Talk Seriously  o-  From. officers of an American  steamship it was learned that vessels  of the. British patrol fleet on duty off  the- north of Ireland discovered a  German submarine base on Tory island.  This island is 9 miles long and 12  miles from the Irish coast off the  county   of   Donegal.  The Americans learned that six  Kirn, found to have been the ringleaders in supplying U-boats, were  shot. A quantity of fuel oil was confiscated, together with provisions,  und from talks the- British officers  had vvith the isbmders it was believed German commanders also were  gvUitig from the i.sland reports of the  movements of British vessels.  Many men and women were said  to have, had a part in the supply of  the U-boats, but viiost of them were  'given to understand tliey were American  submarines.  The crews never came ashore and  the boats flew no flags. Some of th..*.  six men who engineered the. scheme  rowed out to the vessels in fishing-  dories with their supplies. Almost invariably the submarines put in an appearance after dark and disappeared  before  dawn.  Mow long the base had been established was not ascertained, but it was  believed to have existed for several  months.  ���������Many of the largest vessels tor-  I (*doed have been sent to" their doom  off Tory island since thc middle of  April, 'ihe. island is on the lane, cf  steamships entering and leaving the  north channel between Ireland and  Scotland.  The channel has been used by many  'vessels seeking the open Atlantic of  late, insfM'd of going down the Irish  sea around lo thc south of lrehuv.'��������� as  it was figured that once through ihe  shortx.channels thc vessels would be  iu the open sea and have far less  distance to travel in submarine wat-  than  in  the  Irish sea.  Because of the. frequent operations  of U-boats thereabouts small patrol  boats were sent into all the . small  bays to ascertain if there was a base  in any -of them. After several days'  search it was learned the boats had  been-to Tory island; and a summary  ijuestioning of the inhabitants resulted  in   the  rounding  up  of   the  guilty;  six.  There is a lighthouse on the northwest side of Tory island and the d^-PJ people"  water between there, and the niainland   dimensi  is known as   lory sound,   .the .JOU m-     j      .  ers  habitants   of   the     island   are  fishermen  and kelp  gatherers.  chief! v.  Russia Will Weather Gale  Patience  and   Docility   Expected  to  Bring About Order  One believes Russia will survive  in thc end, but it is hard to give definite proof for one's belief. Little of  the first joy of thejcvolulion is left.  Sometimes one'may come across it  in a sheltered corner where people,  are working.quietly aud thinking out  plans for the future, but here, in the  midst of the hurly-burly, in the fevered atmosphere of Petrograd, where  passion has fought itself weary, and  reason is baffled, by thc all-prcvading  influence of something very like insanity, the present is quicksand and  an almost irrational'hope, in the future  is  the.  only stay. \  Russia will work through, but at a  cost of what suffering aud what tumult?  It is believed something very great  will eome from this quarreling and  fumbling and bitter recrimination  and wild chasing of the. will-o'-the-  wisp, but to live, daily in au atmosphere of midsummer madness and  within a hand's breadth of doom; lo  fe*'cl every moment that the social  order is stripped bare and exposed lo  all the elements, is exciting certainly,  but it is almost loo much for this  sorely   tried   generation   lo   bear.  The marvelous- patience and docility and great faith of a great mass of  tiie Russian people alone make it  possible to weather such a storm, lu  l.larytsin, on the Volga, where the  fanatical monk Ijliador once swayed  crowds, there is complete and apparently hopeless anarchy, hut in Tomsk  the local Socialist committee, has  established order with the help  troops after a desperate struggle  ii a curious  fact   that  despite  ���������en'.lv   miiVM'eaJ   demand  n-  of  ll  the ap-  for land  nationalisations and expropriation of  all private lands the Jews, who -ire  shrewd business men, arc rapidly  buying up land all over "Russia,  a r c  "Now, in order to subtract." the  teacher (^plained, "things have always to bc of the same, denomination,  l'or instance, we couldn't take three  -'T'T'L- frei'-'i f'.M'r **"',"*'", **'">'��������� *-"v lioc.i>u  'fiom   nine dogs."  ' "Tocher!" shouted u ������tn:dl boy,  "you can take four ijiuiU of milk  from tliree rows."  Possessed Military  Secrets  German Empress Caused the Russian  Revolution'  "To begin with, nothing* could be  more gradual and inevitable than the  growth of the revolutionary spirit iu  Russia. The public in Great Britain  and France was, to some extent, misled by an indiscriminate censorship  and out-of-date sentimentalism on  the subject of "Holy Russia." But in  Russia itself the only people who refused to see and to understand were  to be found iu thc immediate vicinity  of the Czar, within the narrow circle formed by the court camarilla  clinging  to   arbitrary power.  "The most dangerous person affected by that curious color-blindness was the Empress Alexandra.  When the intelligent and generous  Grand Duchess Victoria, the daughter of the late Duke of Edinburgh,  tried to make Alexandra Feodorovna  understand that the reactionary policy followed by the Czar and inspired  by the Empress was creating universal discontent and threatening the  dynasty and the throne, shc was met  by a flat denial. "I know you mean  well," the Empress is reported to  have said, "but you do not know in  the least what you are talking about.  It is only the wretched intellectuals  who agitate against autocracy, in  their lust for power and at the. instigation of thc Germans. The Russian people are with us and will support life." The hypnolizcr's���������Raspu-  tin^jv-lestimony had more weight in  the view of this unfortunate woman  than the warnings and entreaties of  Grand Dukes like Nicholas Mikhail-  ovitch, of the Empress Marie or of  her own oister, Elizabeth Feodorovna.  "As for the Czar, he felt what was  coming, and at times made feeble attempts to free himself from the coils  of the camarilla; but lie was  much fascinated by his wife as  was fascinated by Rasputin  other quacks. "Quos perdere  Jupiter prius demetanl.t'  "All those who had eyes to  watched the tide of discontent  ing day by day. It was not mainly  a case of accumulated grievances on  account of high prices, lack of bread  and find, defective transport. It was  not only among intellectuals that  speculated on the scope and  ions of the palace catastrophe to come; on the spread of terrorism; on the connection between  home disorders and inefficiency at  the front; on German intrigue and  the treachery of high officials. Ominous, though simplified, formulas-  were passed from ear to ear. A great  commander had said, "Victory is not  the aim at headquarters." The common people had a ready explanation  for the dragging courso. of thc war:  'Mow ean wc expect to win against  thc Germans with a German Empress  in possession of military secrets?'"���������  Sir Paul Vinogradofl' in The Contemporary   Review.  as  she  and  vult  see  ris-  Autos in Guatamala  High  Demand  Is Increasing Despite  Cost of Living  "Although handicapped by' the- absence of any considerable . extent of  good roads in the Republic of Gaute-  mala, aud in spile, of the high price of  gasoline (now* 60 cents United Stales  gold per gallon*) tlu* demand for and  us** of automobiles has so increased  within recent years that there are  now approximately 150 cars in the  Republic, of which 123 are registered  by the municipality of Guatemala.  City," says a consular report.  "Of the. cars iu use in the capital  city an unoflieial estimate obtained  through local dealers shows thai  twenty-five are. of German iiiumifac-  lure, imported before the outbreak of  the war. There are two or three  French cars, the remainder having  been imported from the United  States. It is stated by dealers that  many of the cars in use here were  purchased second-hand in the United  States, although sonic arc of the. finest  and latest  models."  World's Food Problem  The burden of feeding the' food-  importing world will resi upon North  America for the coming year, liar  vr.'.tin*.; hi giiv. in Sou tlu rn U.S. in  M-ny and ends in Canada in October.  1917-18 wheat supply of North America estimated at 1,000,000,000 bushels.  700,000,000 needed for domestic needs  wliich leaves 300,000.000 bushels sur-  plush for export.���������Journal of Commerce.  Help I  If   hill:.   .'.:".���������   \ A.   I:    Y.v-!;i      li  trouscrjj to save cloth, must  !.;-,������������*..<, to i'jVr la  bagpipes   to   economize  ionto  Mows.  eat  ii*. nv  we  x:.d IP'o u  tu  I!..  music ?.���������To  Says Dan: "This town of ours has  got  the  dry  rot."  "And no wonder," says Bill, "the  way  some folks is  sowing it round."  They were old friends, Bill Harvey  and Dan Brodie. They had conic  west together, more than twenty  years ago, and..had settled in thc  same district. Dan had bought a  farm. Bill had opened a store in  the town, which, at that time, was  just a collection of rabbit hutches,  with'the boss hutch the railroad station.        ���������������  The_ little hamlet had "doubled itself seven times since then, and  Bill's and Dan's bank account along  with it. For the last few years, however, there had been no sign of a further "re-double," and, as it happened,  .that was one reason why Dan had  driven in to see Bill that evning. He  wanted to. ask him a question.  Now Dan and Bill were good  friends still, aud had a mighty solid  respect for each other.' But you  know what business is, either that of  farming- or running a country store.  Tt keeps a man's nose right down to  the grindstone, if he Vis going to  amount to anything, or stay amounted. Besides which, it begets all kinds  of separate "interests" and some - ot"  Bill's and" Dan's interests c*o"uld not  have been harnessed up together. For  they pulled in different directions  sometimes and would have made a  poor team. Still, as I say, they were  good friends, aud Dan, having put a  couple of fine bays in the stable, was  not sorry to see the cheery glow of  Bill's  stove,  this  bitter  cold evening.  "Say, Bill, says Dan, after he had  got himself" sorted out comfortably  in Bill's best chair. " 's this berg got  the. dry rot." Dan was never one  to beat about the bush much. Neither  "was Bill, for that*, matter. Out west,  they  puiicd bushes  out  by  ihe  roots.  Bill shifts his pipe along a fence  of white even teeth, to tothcr side of  his mouth. "Shouldn't wonder," lie  says. "Some folks go sowing- it  round  thick enough." .  Dan sees that Bill is sore ovcr  something and trys lo think where  he's beat Bill out on a deal lately.  But the last bit of business they did  together, Bill had put one over on  him, fair and square. .So he's a bit  puzzled, but Bill's next remarks gives  him a  light.*  "That *iyas a fine cargo o' Flim-  Flams you shipped in last week,  Dan," he. says. "Guess you'll be starting a notion counter in your cow  barn."  Dan puffs pretty hard on his old  pipe arid answers slow but stubborn,  "Now look here, Bill, I can't stop the  Missus sending outside for a thing or  two. Yo*1r know how a woman gets  took with one of them catalogues.  She goes crazy and wants to order  every darned pictur" in the book. Shc  sees things illustrated there 'at she  never, even heard tell of before and  feels 'she can't live any longer without 'em.    She "  "None of my business of course,"  says Bill, "but did shc order, them  two sets of harness, aiuL "  "Now see here, Bill," says Dan,  kind o* sad. ''I was coming to that  if you'd only listened. I did happen  to, squint through that catalogue myself, and they had your prices just  beat to nothing'on them things."  Bill: "I'll tell you something Dan.  You give me a duplicate of that order  you sent two hundred miles away,  and on the sum total I'll undertake to  give you better value for your money.  Vour business is farming. Mine buying and selling. I know what I am  up against in them catalogue houses.  I ought to. Don't they takc fifty  thousand dollars worth of business  out of this district alone, every  year?    They  sure do."  Dan: "But Bill. 1 tell you their  prices on that harness made yours  look like real  estate sharks.  Uill:'"That's how they hooked you,  eh?. Don't you know Dan that tlicm  houses always sticks some staple articles in their catalogues at cost price  or In-low. Why? So that you and  your Missus will think that the rest  of thrir goods are just as big value.  Your Missus sees a bucket advertis-  etpat IH cents less than she knows T  can sell her a bucket at. Aiul on thc  next page she sees a beautiful picture  of a skirl, only $7.50, bargain extraordinary, tin? latest fashion, etc She  judges the value oi the skirt by the.  bucket. She donrt order the bucket  likely, 'cause, slit's gol plenty. She  for the skirl. Bargain extraor-  ! Why I could give her the  for $(������,'50. 'Rial's a fact now  And   hundreds    of    cases    the  sends  dinary  same  Dan.  Name."  Uill  "But this yer harness, Bill���������"  "Well, 1 s'pose they're, boosting (heir harness department just  now aiul eutliiu*: their prolil on ilint  lo make more on miiiii' oilier lines ������'  goods. Tho'" niiutl vou. Mill, that  harness won't never know old age.  'Twill die young on you. You can't  sell leather like you can flour or  sugar. V'vvanl to know something  'bout where 'I was raised, how 'twas  cured and a darned lot besides. J'liem  catalogue joints buy up a cheap Mock  ���������origin   unknown��������� sonu*whrr������*n,    and  . < ��������� t. ��������� ������ ,, .  .IUIH    OU    |.lll > .        J   lilt     .. <".   i    >  v .  I .\ l mil (.;  iii. you'll find out, when that stuff dies  on  yon  \\h<-i.   il  ..in"!  ...ii   ������,/ ij*  i<rcns.  Dan:   "Hill,   that'*   t\  yoUr o*   yours  'bout   thiN   dSt-lrict.    blowin* In     fifty.  TH DEFEAT FACING THEM ARMY  IS NOW RAPIDLY BETERMATSNG  GERMANS   RECENTLY   CAPTURED   LACK   MORALE  ������������������������������������?" ���������  " "       ���������-������������������t^* ������������������-������������������i���������- ������������������  Knowing They Are  Losing Slowly,  But Surely, Prisoners Are  Satisfied At Being Captured And The Arrogant Prussian  r Officer Is Losing Some Of His Haughtiness  , m���������������������������; :���������:���������; ~e% ���������'���������. ���������  A:A:*m:l  -.-���������..'���������~,-s.#s.iim  .mm  ���������wsm  thousand dollars a year on theni" catalogue casinos."  Bill: "They take fifteen million cash  out of Western Canada ever}* year.  -Our'subscription ain't a cent less  than fifty thousand bucks. Yoii talk  about dry rot^ setting in. Is it any  wonder? Say" Dan, just think what  this berg would be like today, and  all the country round it, if that fifty  thousand had been spent right here  at home for tiie last live years. Two  hundred and fifty thousand dollars.  We'd have something to show for it,  wouldn't we, Dan? We'd have a bigger tow4i, more people and more opportunities, wouldn't we, Dan? You'd  be -raising more hogs and- cattle to  sell to us, wouldn't you, Dan? We'd  have started some local industries,  developed our natural resources,  opened up that clay belt out on the  east ridge and be making our own  bricks, wouldn't we Dan ? We'd be���������"���������  Dan: "Oh, hell, Bill, don't ask me  them questions like that. I ain't  spent it all  myself."  BilL: "But we've sent it away, every  darned cent of tw-o hundred and fifty  thousand bucks, bones or dollars.  And what have we got to show for it?  We've got"diminished farm prices lo  show for it. We've got a town half  as big as it should be and twice as  poor to show for it. We've got bad  roads and poor schools to show for  it. We've got two or three storeys  built oh to them catalogue stores to"  show for it and a mansion or two for  some of the catalogue bosses to show.  for it.    Oh  fine���������Great  Business!"  Dan: "You seem to have been figuring oii this topic Bill, the. wav you  talk."  Bill: "Figuring. Ain't it something  to figure on. Fifty thousand dollars  spilled out of our district every  year that's wanted right here at  home. S'pose us local dealers had  charged you a bit more than them  catalogue houses to make up for carrying you. a bit over the bad years���������  tho' I claim we don't, on the sum total and can prove it for myself���������  wouldn't it have paid you ten times  over to have come through with the  extra cents and to have spent your  money where you got it? Wouldn't  it have comc back to you in a hundred different ways? Wouldn't the  bank have had it to loan out lo you  for farm improvements? Wouldn't  the���������oh���������say Dan, ain't it time you  did a bit of figuring too?"  "Well, Bill, p'raps 'tis,"said Dan,  looking* pretty thoughtful "'filings  want looking into if fifty thousand  dollars is kissing us good-bye forever  each year. I don't say it wouldn't  make a power of difference lo have,  it spent right here instead. But some  of you fellers will have lo pull up  your socks a bit, too, if you're going  to chain that money to the home  town. Takc old Bob Daniels 'cross  the street���������crossgrained old cuss���������  who'd buy anything from him. Do  he charge you?. Not him���������he ransoms you."  "I know, Dan. But if the best of  us���������farmers and merchants���������were to  get together and just takc stock of  the situation and realize what it  would mean to us all, to spend that  fifty thousand dollars in our own  community, we'd soon find a way of  keeping it at home, or nine-tenths of  it anyhow. There's plenty of good  sense round this country. Wc ain't  sent that to the catalogue joints,  thank God. Aud if wc meet each other half way, we'll soon slap'that dry  rot  you   was  talking  about."  "Well Bill, I'm agreeable" sav*  Dan, buttoning up his coat. "I'll talk  to one or two neighbors. Von talk  to one or two of yoiirn. Come out to  my place next week, why don't you.  We'll hold another pow-wow and offer up a prayer for the preservation  of them fifty thousand bones. Allien."  "You're on, Dan," says Bill.  Russia to Conscript Wealth at Once  Bills have been submitted to the  "Russian provisional government by  the ministry of finance dealing with  an increase of as* much as thirty jkm-  cent, in the progressive tax on incomes exceeding ���������*00,000 rubles and  a tax. on profits of industries supplying war material of seventy to i im ly  per  cent.  The government has instruct cl the  minister of supplies to proceed with  the ' organization and distribution  among the population of cloth, boots,  petroleum, Miap and oilier necessities  at prices which must cover the costs  of munutacture, transportation and  distribution.  manufacturer  his   earn  aftcr  vv as  llow-  ihat   new   car,"  Crimson Kamb-  A   motor     car  fond   of   naming  .CIS.  "1   think   of   calling  he told a friend, "lhc  The   frirnd,   who  had   been   out   on  tin*       1ICVV       C.il,       Ml,;n**st<:d       puwkl!,y .  "Whv nol call it tlte  Virginia Creeper?" '  .-Accumulating documentary cvf*  deuce, corroborated by statements' of  lighting men along this front  come into daily  my, gives the  Germaji  who  contact with the ene-  impression     that     the.  rapidly   deter-  army  is. now  iorating.  Up till the beginning of April offensive there, was still general confidence among prisoners that .Germany.  v,-ould win this war. This was, thc  basis of that decent serf-res'pect  which forbids that a soldier lay-  down his arms so long" as he has  even a slight lighting chance. Now  it is an uuvarvi'ng testimony that recognition of coming defeat has taken  much of the ginger out of the rank.  and hie of the enemy, and has even  caused the arrogant Prussian officer  to carry his haughty head Jess  -haughtily. .  -���������  Prisoners taken during the past  few Jays no longer care lo conceal  their satisfaction at being captured.  None of them is greatly interested in  terms for peace. They concede that  ���������Germany must in the end accept  whatever conditions are imposed by  the allies.     ���������        '  A German noncommissioned officer captured during the present operations said that the cheerful bearing and high morale of the men of  the British army reminded him of  the. attitude of the German troops >n  1914.  This change in sentiment among  ihe enemy soldiers has uot beef?  brought about by- lack of food or of  war "material. The rations of the  Germans lack variety, it is true, but  are undoubtedly sufficient to keep  the men in good physical condition.  The scarcity of artillery ammunition  has been emphasized in enemy documents recently captured, but for important actions there seems to be as  yet no lack. The decrease in the activity of the enemy artillery is chiefly  of the. sort known as "harassing fire"  in which shells are directed on roads,  trenches, villages and other positions  where human targets are supposed to  be gathered. In repelling attacks and  in "preparing the"way for counter-attacks the German artillery is still  formidable. ""        .  Other weapons most used by the  enemy are machine guns and bombs.  Prisoners captured immediately after  they had concluded a course of_inst ruction said that bayonet exercises  are no longer taught in the training  of men for the enemy "line. Recruits  are instead, trained in the use of the  various   sorts   of   bombs.  .  P?iP&  I  X  Thoroughly Trained  American  Seamen   Are  British  Praised   By  Yicc-Adrniral Sims, commander of  the allied fleet of submarine chasers  off thc Irish coast, and the first time  an American naval officer has had  complete control of part of the British fleet, marks an epoch in history.  What a real testimonial this is to the  efficiency of Vice-Admiral Sims may  bc seen from thc following answer a  high British naval officer gave to the  question: "What does the British  navy think of the American destroyer  flotilla f" "You tell your people that  we cannot speak too highly of the  American officers and men now working off thc Irish coast," the** F.nglish-  miui replied. "They have, not only  reached our expectations, they havo  surprised us. Kvery day brings more  proof of their careful and thorough  training and their ability to handle,  different tasks. It is very gratifying  lo us that they have hitched so well  with our men."  The credit of this is due as much  lo Vice-Admiral Sim's effort as to  the excellence of thc American seamen, and the, British art* showing that  tlu y recognize the fact by giving the  American command of their ships in  their waters. Since his arrival the  American admiral has won a high  place in  the affection  and  esteem   of  *N  1--���������- ���������    - -         -  all   Knglish  sailors.     From   the  first  day  thi-v have understood that  they  had  among theni  a  man  who  knew  hi* job.  Has Unuinkable Boat  Viiibc.ilo Vuglit'iT, naval engineer,  lias designed a new type of unsinkahlr.  cargo boat \\Inch-has been accepU'd  by the  Italian ministry of marine.  Tin* Kevista Maritime say* the  vesst 1 lias a dispfu t uu nt oi lO.JUO  tons and can tarry 5,800 tons of cargo. It has a double skin, tlic *pace  between inner and outer hulls being  filled   with   .ua!   and   other   materials  to i*r<.  prilo.  tot  the ship from mine or tor  ������d.r  iiah  Contentment  beauty'-"  III ,1 Ml V  .1  IHO  "lui't  .-iii*  my  boy."  ''Thai'--, id" iik'-iI. Wiim I want wi--  ������lom 1 fan read the encyclopaedia."--  1.0Ui������ville Conner-Journal.  MMMMMWMMI.^  HI lilHII'IIMINllili WA-  fm.~.  Hi?-  m  *W-  Wis.  IKS?  ������'*���������  I**-  Us  i*y������l  pi-  WP'  mi...  IK'K::'  Iflv  Iv  si*., ��������� ���������  is."*?'  ii.-  p'  WP  te--  J?|".y.  tt'-  |'.:-?,*K ���������  It  II-  te--  *rM'  f;t"i-  I'iV!  ������  pf  1  .8  f^^???^^^^^^-?^  jj������Sl^^  THB t^SB-S'TOK  Local and Persona!  Pigs For  for sale,  one  Creston.  Sams���������Two  year   old.  brood sows  Li.   "Leamy,  C. O. Rodgers is paying Calgary,  Alta., a business visit this week. He  went east Tuesday.  Mr. Speers of Ivy, Ont., arrived on  Sunday to spend a few weeks with his  son, S. A. Speers, here.  Mrs. Bird and children of the King  George left on Friday to spend a few  days with friends at Vancouver.  A new set of six-ton platform weigh  scales Hi*e being installed by R.  Lamont on the lot next his real estate  office.  Mrs. C. O. Quist, who has spent the  p;ist two month with friends at  Metiskow, Alta., returned on Wednesday.  Note the new prices the Curlew  people are now offering for cream.  Sweet cream 45c, and the sour variety  43 cents.  Rev. J. S. Mahood will be here for  morning service only in Christ Church  on Sunday, with celebration of Holy  Communion.  P. G. Ebbutt, who has a position  west of Edmonton, Alta., went  through on Tuesday. to join the  ��������� atnping party at Han-op.  Mrs. Manuel spent a few days with  Nelson friends the early part of the  week, accoiupanyiug her guest, Mrs.  Morrison of Coleman, Alta.  Miss A. Doyle of the C.P.R. depot  staff spent a. few days this week, with  her parents, Sheriff aud Mrs Doyle,  Nelson, returning Tuesday.  E. A. Crease, a Nelson lawyer, was  a visitor here on Tuesdav, with W.  P. Stark.  Miss Lyda Johnson is at Nelson,  where she will spend a cou"ple of  weeks visiting friends.  Miss Laura Edmondson left on  Tuesday to spend a few days with  friends in Macleod, Alta.  Mrs; B. Long left on Friday for  Vancouver, where she will spend a  short holiday with friends at coast  points.  Mr. Vyse of Beaverton, Ont., is  another eastern visitor to Creston this  month, the guest of his cousin, "W.  Gobbett.  Mrs. Jas. Cherrington left on Mon*  day for Regina, Sask., where she will  spend a short holiday with relatives  and friends.  Mra. T. M. Edmondson. who has  been visiting Orillia and Toronto,  Ont., friends fora month past, returned home on Sunday.  Rev. M. W. Lees was a Kiugsgate  visitor on Friday, taking the Methodist service at that point for Rev.  Key worth of Cranbrook.  Miss Bernadette Doyle of Calgary  spent the latter part of the week with  Crcstou friends, leaving for her  home at Nelson ou Suuday.  HOBSK AND HaBNBSS FOR SALE���������  Heavy work horse and set heavy  harness, quiet animal, harness in good  shape.    Apply Review Office.  At their meeting on Monday night  the trustees awarded the contract for  this year's school supply of fuel to H.  S. McCreath. 40 cords of it, at .$4r.50  per cord.  garden plots at Wynndel, at which  point there are eight entries in the  garden competition.  For Rent���������Six-room house with  half-acre of fruit and garden. Furnace in basement and c*Uar 14x20  feet.    Apply K. Boadway, Creston.  The kokanees, or red fish, are running strong in the local streams just  now, some anglers claiming they are  more numerous here this year than  ever before.  Miss Haza P. Dougherty, who is returning to her school at Salmo, after  spending the summer on tbe prairie,  is here for a few days, the guest of  the Misses Arrowsmith  Although both Friday and Saturday last seemed to beat all previous  records for hest, the government  thermometer showed but 88 4*������n Frid-  day���������the hottest day of the two.  R. B. Masterton left on Monday for  Keremeos, B.C.. where he will spend  ten days with old friends, before going  on to Greenwood, where he will have  charge of the high school this term.  Dr. Rutledge, V.S., Cranbrook, was  here on a professional visit on Tues-  and Wednesday. He states that  I'verythidg looks promising for a  successful fall fair in that eity next  month.  Mr. Richardson, Fort Steele, "D.D.  (I.M. for Masonic District No. 8, will  pay Creston Lodge his official visit  on Wednesday evening. Visiting  brethren are asked to bear the date  in mind.  The ladies are reminded that entries  for the Women's Institute fall fair  close on Sept. 1st, with the secretary,  Mrs. St. Jean, and must be on the  printed entry forms provided. M. S.  Middleton, the new provincial horticulturist, will likely be here from  Victoria  to judge the packed apples.  Geoffrey Stark, who has spent  several months past with his parents,  Mr. and Mrs= W������ P. Stark, Devon  Ranch, returned to Vancouver on  "Friday last.  Raspberry shipping still continues  out of the Valley, but the export is_  down tp about ten crates a day. and  will not last much longer. An invasion of wasps the latter part of the  week shortened up the picking on  more than cne ranch.  Post shipment have boen resumed  after a let up for almost two weeks.  Despite an uncertain harvest on the  prairies there is still quite a brisk demand for these, some of them going  even into Manitoba in competition  with the Ontario article.  Weather permitting the band will  have another apen air conceit on  Saturday night, opposite the Auditorium. They are also making a canvass  for funds wherewith to build a bandstand aud thus be able to make these  concerts a regular feature.  C. C. Manifold, who took the  position of teller at the local bank  about eighteen months ago, has been  transferred to a similar post at  Golden, leaving for that point last  Thursday. Mr. Davis of Nakusp,  who came to relieve during the  former's holiday will remain permanently.  Book Borrowers���������Will those  who have books loaned them by R.  B. Masterton kindly return them to  the office of the deputy mining  recorder. The former principal^has  removed to Greenwood and is very  anxious to collect up the volumes in  borrowers hands.  Quite a chunk of a windstorm prevailed here early Tuesday evening,  which played some havoc in the  orchards out Erickson way. On the  W. V. Jackson ranch at least 100  boxes of the.early fall apples mostly  were blown off, while all the other  orchards in that particular section  also suffered to some extent.  suits pyjamas, 13 pairs of socks. 33  personal property bags, and 14 wash  cloths. Donations froni'Canyon City  helped to swell the total to a very  great extent, 19 susts of pyjamas  coming from there, as   well as a cash  ���������contribution of 859.---.  More Special Prize's���������Two ad -  ditional special prizes are announced  for the fall fair on Sept. 5th, as follows: For the best ornamental houf-e  plant, a year's subscription to the  Horticultural Magazine, and for the  !v^o|, ijfj., .������.���������������;��������� .jf HcswQg.g not mentioned  in the prize list a   pint  tin   of .Thy-  pothilina Spray. Both these are  giyen by the B.C. Nurseries Co. Ltd.,  through the local agent, A.Miller.  Rev. J.'F. Shaw of Fernie, and Rev.  T. Key worth of Cranbrook, were  visitors to Creston on Monday and  Tuesday for a financial conference of  the Methodist clergy of East Kootfc-  nay, in the Creston church. On Monday night there was a social evening,  .featured with a. musical programme  and addresses by these gentlemen  along with Rev. J. . H. White, superintendent of missions, which wa's well  attended.  ���������������?!  Just Opened  Cottons  and Flannelettes  The Ladies Guild announce an admission fee of 50 cents all round for  their Labor day dancs in the Parish  Hall, for which the Creston b.and and  orchestra will supply music.  Supplies  Complete new line  ������505������������'  *���������*���������*���������������������  IM  ���������**���������*%'  SLmSJSxX*.  jrCfSijKC.  ���������I Cl**  urtt*  *,**  Scribblers, Pencils  and  all   neeersary supplies  (\ for Wh,.  ('all and see our line.  {-m-m.m.mtmtnfmV****   0_  Hi0*0%\g B*������.  ui tidiuii ui u& wuuurt wui  PIIONKU7 (-RKRTOK  Miss N. Faulkner,   who will   haye  charge   of   Division   111.   of-Creston  school this term,  arrived   from Cranbrook on  Friday,  and  is   at present |  the guest of Miss Mabel Huscroft.  On Sunday next. August 26th, the  Sunday School anniversary will be  held in the Methodist Church. Special,  music will be rendered at both  services by the scholars of the Sunday  School.  Misses Bertha Hurry, Zalla Johnson and Jennie Nicholls left on Thursday iast for Victoria, where they wiii  attend the provincial normal school  this term. The school opened on  Monday.  H. Devine has been re-engaged as  janitor for the Creston school for the  coming term at the old salary of $35  per .month, and is already busy getting things in shape for school opening on Sept. 4th.  Mrs. Webb and.fairiily and Mr. and  Mrs. Nair, all of Calgary, are here  again this year for their usual summer  holiday, stopping at the King George.  Mr. Webb is a. Pullman conductor on  the Crow line.  J. VV. EasMiaui, plant pathologist on  the B.C. University staff, Vancouver,  was here on au official visit on Saturday. He also spent a couple of days  at Kitchener, from which point he  went from here.  Bandmaster T. Goodwin left on  Saturday for Regina, Sask., whoro he  will spend the next two or three  months helping tako off the Saskatchewan harvest, which is now reported  to be almost an average one,  Mesdames Ebbutt and J. W. Hamilton along vvith tho Lyne and Hamilton children, left on Friday last for  Harrop, on Kootenay Luke, whore  they will spend tho week on the  ranch Mr. Ebbutt has at that point.  B. S. Jarvis, the provincial assessor  and collector, Nelson, paid Croston an  official visit on Tuesday. Ah his stay  was only between trains there is reason to hope that few, if any, oaf-ess*  I ment.H will be advanced as a result of  hh* nn!!.  Death���������At Ciimton, on Saturday,  August 18th, George, only son of Mr.  and Mrs. R. Boadway, aged -1 yearn.  The remairiH wero interred in ("reston  cemetery on Sunday afternoon,  Elder Now by taking charge of tho  burial twryUwn,  tf It HI ������������,���������, I ,,,,.,. I,, J   ...J- n..n,iUnl,,l  Prospective haymakers are beginning to assemble their mowers and  rakes on the flats preparatory for  1917 feed cutting. The hay is on the  short side as yet. though cutting will  start on the. Reclamation Farm the  latter part of the week. Several local  I ranchers will put up their supply,  cutting on a share basis with Mr.  Blair, the lessee.  We are pleased to announce that our  shipment of White Cottons in  Longcloths5 Shirtings  Cambrics* Nainsooks  Bridal Cloths  Lawns, &c*  also  White and Striped  Flannelette  have arrived.  as  The July Red Cross statement  shows that the Creston society had  the  following  .work   turned   in:   21  The above goods are marked  low as possible, and are now on sale  PLEASED TO  SHOW YOU.  Creston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  8  WEDNESDAY and THURSDAY  September 12th  September 13th  BB|fUi^r| i* Ha B0g*t,*J** Wu' tf****!,  UBHIIIUIUUH d  HB  $39DD0 in Prizes*. Bigpr, Better than Ever  Special display of Fruit and Vegetables  Exhibits of Poultry, Livestock, &c.  Horse Races, Indian Races, &c. Baseball Tournament  Automobile Slow Race and Parade  *  hoiticultunNt, Cl rand Fork, wiih bore  n couple of di.yn the latter part of tin*  week, tnUing bin nero-iid look oyer the  SPECIAL RATES on O.P.R. of Faro and One-Third.    Dates of sale Sept. llth,  12th, 1iU.li;    .Return limit Sept. 14th.  For Kiitry 'Forms apply to the Secretary, A. L. iWuDEUMOTT, Cranbrook, B.C.  mmrmmn mm '���������������������"������������������ **n mmthj^MMaiiirtaAiMiMiMi  mmmm  twmmmmwmmmmimmm  iUH.,t.ttiuinmn*tUtH*titl i.'. 'HlW 11 HtU *** lUMmtHM  i������iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii*rwii)iwi  MHrtt  Wi  MM


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