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Array 1  'V  \  t fr/;.j������m~*  v?#^  Vol. IX  CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 2, 1917  V  j\  No, 40  I :���������������������������;.  If'  Mrs.Burgeof Fassafern, B.C., and  Miss BHa Ryckman, Cranbrook, were  visitors with Mrs. W.- S. Ryckman  this week. Mrs. Burge, we hear, will  spend the win ter. with her mother at  the "ranch.  Percy Truscott is leaving this week  for Coleman, Alta,, where he has^  secured a situation for tha winter.  Biily is also working at the same  point, and Mrs. Truscott will go later  to be with them.  Messrs. McNarland, Co-iterill, Adlard and Jackson are having a taste  of the trenches this week. They are  lowering the pipes of the Goat Mountain "Waterworks Co. from the Cook  corner to the Jackson place, in order  to haye a.supply of water all winter.  A. Cameron is the first of the adult  hunters to bring home a deer this  winter. He got quite a nice one while  out oh a hunting expedition after the.  Monday snowfall.   -  S. N. Holmes left yesterday for  Coleman, Alta., where he expects to  he employed until spring.  Hallowe'en was very quietly observed in this section this year���������about  tne .quietest we have ever had. "~  Mrs. Crisler, who has been spending  a few days with Trail friends, returned onSnnday. He and Mrs. Crisler  wi������i spend the winter iu ihe south  owing to the none-too-good health of  the latter.  Alice Siding has something to be  almost boastable in the one-year-old  328-pound dressed, hog the Pease ranch  recently acid. However, the record  ���������for the Valley in .this regard is held  in this section. Two years ago. tiie  :Stock & Jackson ran~ch_ butchered one  that weighed^.poir^,v*, ^-$������:> =  " The first -**-Instalment'' of winter  which waa in evidence at the weekend did not catch Erickson unprepared. The apples were all gathered  i before the 25th,--and the roots and  vegetables were mostly all harvested  before the snow came, too. ...���������  Local ami Personal  Fund for October, were slightly in  excess o������$l75. Total payments here  for tht year to date are in the neighborhood of $1500, but there is still  almost $500 still due, which amount  it is hoped will come in this month,  the financial year of the Creston  branch closing on Nov. 80th.  The first snow of tbe season was  visible on the level on Saturday  morning, disappearing the following  day. On Monday reinforcements  arrived to the extent of almost two  inches of it, but it is also disappearing. None of the local weather  prophets will concede that winter is  due yet for at least a month, which is  well, in view of the scarcity and  higher price of wood.  Mrs. R. M. Reid, who is intending  to spend the winter at the old home  ai Trenton, Ont., was guest of honor  at a whist at the home of Mrs. Henderson last Thursday eyening, Five  tables of players participated and the  honors went to Mrs. Bennett and Mr.  Boyd, with Mrs. Brown making the  low-score. Refreshments were served  at the close, the evening being immensely enjbyed by all present. ��������� '  About a dozen post makers arrived  from the east on   Monday and will be  j here this winter for *Belanger & Mangan.    The firm  will take out posts on  the  Simmons  property    across   the  river, and will likely operate   on the���������  Sayward-Dayis   tiniber in   the same  locality, the latter deal   being practically closed. N This announcement will  be  heard with   satisfaction   as   this  payroll will contribute  materially to  the prosperity of the town for another  winter.  The whist and dance in the Auditorium   on   Friday   hight    attracted  about a dozen .tables j>f caidplayers  wSili' another ^goodtSM^^delegation  taraing,-;^p  fbl* the -dance ..feature  The "prizewinners at whist were Mrs.  F.   Benlanger   and    Gerald   Craigie.  Dancing was from 10 till midnight,  with music by the Creston orchestra.  With   the   crowd   of  young   people  thinned down   to the point: where a  straight dance is no longer a financial  success  these   combined evenings of  cards and. a hop to close are likely to  be popular this winter.  Unionist Meeting  Selects Delegates  Christ (^urch^^^l^  nounee their annual bazalir-this year  .for the Parish, Hall' on Wednesday  afternoon, Novi 21st. There will be  the sale of useful and Christmas gift  articles, along with a. sale of home  cooking. At night there will be a  whist drive and dance, to which 50  cents admission will be charged.  The Blinco apiary made the first  shipment' of the 1017 honey crop this  week. It consisted of over half a ton  of the extracted variety, and accounts  for about 40 per. cent, of the honey  yield at this well-known 'apiury this  year. The Valley will possibly have  4000 lbs. of honey to supply a demand  for more than double that quantity.  All the ladles Who would like to  help along with Red Cross work are  invited to meet at Speers* Hall on  Tuesday afternoon when a tie wing  and knitting session will be the order  from2 to 5 o'clock; with a 10-cent tou  'at tho close. Several sewing machines  are being installed and there will be a  royal welcome and plonty to do for all  who como.  Rev. Dr. Calvert of. Kaslo was a  wook-eiid visitor with Rev, and Mrs-  Loot*, taking the missionary anniver-  nary services at Creston Methodist  church on' Sunday. Ho also gave a  Inn torn lecture on Palestine and  Australia here on Saturday night, and  at Canyon on Monday night, but the  inclement weather kept down' tho  attendance at both controii.  At H'������* XliiUi'jiAtA'Uii-i'llti'is on TtiJ'/.j-lay  night Mrs. W. C. Forrester, C. F.  Hayes and R. J. Long were chosen ns  the Creston delegatus to tho nominating convention at Nelson to-night.  Mrs. 'Ijoiinby will ropresont Sirdar,  whllo G. A. Hunt, will bo tho Kiteh-  nor loproMentatiye. A Unlonint au-  noclntion will be organ toed to look  utter tlio campaign early in the  month.  Payments*   to   tho Creston   Valloy  Ui.uich   ot   tl'*'" C-it-.utUs*   r.ktiloLIo  . The almost-adequate supply of refrigerator cars that has been available  .for fruit shipments till season petered  out completely this week, and for rush  orders the Union has been forced to  use paper-lined box cars. A car of  this sort loaded .with apples and vegetables went out to Coleman on Wednesday, but for safety's sake a wood  burner was rigged up in it and an  attendant went along iii the car to  make sure, the supply of heat was  ample. At Crunbrobl**^-and points  e'-st a touch of below-zero weather  prevailed' the fore part of the week.  The Creston .;orchestra, which  hitherto has been operating aa part  of the band, has been reorganized.  It is now a six-piece atf a lr; with John  Blinco, clarionet, leader. The other  instrument8 aro in charge of G. A.  M. Young, piano; E. 8. Cuming.  Violin; J. McBdin, cornet; Percy  .Truscott, ��������� trombone, -and W.. B.  Embree, drums.. Mr. Embree, hns  boon selected as secretary-treasurer,  and all arrangements for tho services  of the orchestra are to bc mado with  him. For tho present thc charge  will bo $10. whoro music is supplied  till niidnight only. Whoro it is an  all-night affair tho price will bo $20.  , A. E. Foreman, public worku engineer, Victoria, and F. H. McPherson, tho enginuer in charge of West  Kootenay, of Nolaon, wero official  Visitors horo on Monday. During  their stay thoy made a tour of inspection of the roads uu far oast as  Kitchener and west to Wynndel, as  weil uh the .Canyon Oity section,  whoro thoy looked into the proponed  site for the now high lovol bridgo to  replace tho one wrecked in tho 1010  floodu. And loot, but not tonal, thoy  took a look oyer tho old and tho suggested now location for the Kootenay  River fojrry.   Soriops contridoratlon 1������  llll Mw>v \t*ttl tit   ttift.tt    |,nt,   l.ltn ImnMJJi.  filon Jo prcvulont that in the spring  thu waik of pulling tlu. Krickbou-  Kitchonor rood In tho host  pouulblo  it\iii\io Vvill lnii Olido! l^kmi.  Tuesday night's meeting in Mercantile Hall to'discuss Unionist government affairs and, if favorable, elect  delegates to the Unionist convention  at Nelson to-day, was fairly well at  tended, close to half a hundred voters,  which included a dozen ladies, turning out.  Dr. Henderson was selected chairman of the meeting, and C. F. Hayes,  secretary. After very briefly ontt  lining the purpose for which the  meeting was convened and personally  endorsing the Unionist government,  the chairman called on Rev. J. S.  Mahood, Rev. G. S. Wtiod, and Rev.  M. W. Lees, the local clergy, to address the gathering.  All the speakers heartily endorsed  the idta of Unionist gov* rnment,  which is for the duration of the war  only. They were equaiiy enthusiastic  in having Creston Valley get behind  tbe new administration whole heart-  edly, believing that it was the surest  route to Canada's best effort in getting  "the needed reinforcements for overseas, and at the same time giving the  Dominion sound business government  in every direction.  ,  Another speaker who got a splendid  reception    was    Sergt.    Melnnis   of  Nelson,  who came] down at the request of the Unionist organization in  that city more especially to detail the  steps that hay**'been taken culminating in the billing of to-day's convention at Nelson by the Conservative,  Liberal, Returned Soldiers and  Great  War   Veterans'   Associatit n  city bf Nelson.   In addition to this he  also gave a few minutes talk on conditions' at '_the^ front/and /the   the  necesi^ty.An-^^iaiit^^es of enforcing  compulsory service  on'the selective  draft  plan.-    The    sergeant   is   well  qualified to speak on   overseas   conditions as he wentacross in the spring  of 1915; returning the following year  wounded, and after recovering re-enlisting with the 168th Battalion  and  haying another stay at the front until the summer of this year when he  whs again  sent back to Canada,  and  has since been discharged as unfit for  further fighting. -  At the conclusion of the speech-  making, it was. unanimously decided  to participate in the nominating convention, and the following delegates  were selected:  Kitchener���������G. "A. Hunt. '  Sirdar���������Mrs. C. M. Loasby.  ,   Boswell���������Jas. Coupland. '  Creston���������Mrs. W.   C.   Forrester,'C.  F. Hayes, R. J. Long.  In order to further? the^Uuiohist  cause and to look after the campaign  of the Unionist candidate in th*=f Valley a committee consisting of Mrs.  Thurston, Mrs. Forrester, H. K.. Oatway. R. S. Bevan, Rev. M. W. Lees,  Jas. Compton and the chairman and  secretary of the meeting was named  to get organization work under way  and another citizens'meeting will be  called shortly to hear the report of  the delegates and elect the officers  and committees.  For their good work the speakers  of the evening were tendered a very  hearty vote of thanks, and the meeting adjourned with God Save the  King.  ���������*-jLA  mwwygiisa&p  Mr. Mackenzie of Victoria* an  auditor for the Workmen's Compensation Board, was here on Tuesday  looking over the M. Wigen and Winlaw pay rolls, in order to fix their  assessment in this regard.  _^- Creston visitors this week include  Mrs. Penson, Mrs. Of ner, Mrs. May  and Mrs. Matt. Hagen. and O. J.  Wigen.  Monrad Wigen's sawmill was  forced to close down the early part of  the week, owing to a rather serious  break in the engine, and will be home  days before he can resnme-<opeia������ions.  Miss Florence Bathie returned on  Saturday from Cranbrook and is  coming along fine after an operation  for appendicitis, although not feeling  quite as well as usual as yet.  Dr.   Henderson   and   J. A. Lidgate  of the i Wei-e visitors   nere   on   Friday   on   a  '*""'      hnnting trip.   Their entire bag was a 1  "10-ponnd   honker  goose.  which   the I  doctor- brought  down and   captured 1  X  R. Jarrett was among the visitors at  Creston this week. We hear he  proposes taking a trip to the old home  in eastern Canada in* a couple of  weeks.  Mr. Staples, manager of the Fruit  Growers Union at Creston, was a  visitor here on Saturday. He came  this far as stoker in a heated car lo-ul-  ed with potatoes.  Mr. and Mrs. McMaster were visitors  at Proctor on Friday even ing j Jast for  a Red Cross card party and dance,  and report a yery successful and enjoyable affair.  The snow on Monday made conditions ideal for deer hunting, although we can get no track of any  venison coming into camp as yet.  The slaughter of ducks at the Landing  is quite heavy these days.  W. B. Muir and partner of Creston  came in the early part of the week  and will spend some time in the hills  in this part doing work ou some  mining claims of the latter.  W. H. Morris was another Creston  visitor this week. The government  owes him $31.44- rebate on unexpired  license and he is uudevided whether  to buy war bonds or go south for the  winter.  Mrs. C. M. Loasby was a visitor  with Creston friends on Friday. On  Tuesday evening at the Unionist  meeting she was favored with the  nomination as delegate to attend a  Unionist nominating convention at  Nelsou this evening  Wigen slough.  @*&BBjp&BS Qsty  . Fve<L Browell   of ^Nauton,    Alta.  after a verjrexcitag ^aseafongTthe. arrived- homt*r tin Son-dayfc -and   wil  The most thrilling story  of Christian History.  Capt. Pearson  for two years in charge of  Y.M,C.A. work in the  Canadian Army in France  will deliver an address  dealing with this feature  of overseas military life in  Auditorium. Creston  . Mieae -Sisiissff ���������  t  Charlie Sutcliffe,  who is out on a  cattle buying trip for the P. Burns  Co. at':prairie points. Was house for  the week-end, returning on Wednesday.. .  Tom Midford arrived from Trail  mid is spending a few days with his  father here.  Another scouting party was out in  the Arrow Creek country over the  week-end, and they were successful  in locating tivo of the dozen animals  supposed to be missing in local herds,  The finish to a very meagre 'ram.  nier's roadwork is being put on this  week, Victor Carr is in charge of a  small gang making some repairs on  the road between tho Stewart and  Pendry.ranches. "  The P. Burns Co. picked up most of  the 21 head cf cattle they shipped on  Saturday from ranchers bore. Messrs.  Carr and Hood supplying more than  half of them.  Lumber Is being hauled this weok  for tho construction of a commodious  now barn on tho Hood ranch. They  aro wintering tho biggest bunch of  battle over fed in the ranch's history.  Mrs. Wasson, who has been Mrs.  Parker's guest, loft for hor home at  Mirror Lake on Saturday. Tho visitor is a vory practical follower of the  war, having two sonB and ������i son-in-  law in tho lighting. Since hostilities  commenced sho lias a record of 75  puim of hand-knitted uock...  ON  HEUIBUQjif BiUif  at 8.30 p.m.  12  He will toll about the  lifo of your hoys.  Liout. F. B. Callander, who is in  charge of a trench mortar battery,  whom* cotibpicuoiiu action undoi-  hoavy fire at tho lighting at Arras in  April got him tho Military Ciohh, has  boon forcod to tako troatmont at a  L-%3b.it xjiuttyt txiti������;u ioujJi/cmuoi.',   tittuoiutg  from illicit shock. Laut reports wore  that ho was about ready to return to  duty, fooling protty nearly himuolf  although looking much olrinr, 111-4  plunu aro to roturn to U.O. its noon an  the war Im oyor.  HoHulahd, ono of  juiiljjt. tlj.j *n/������������������i������-.  uioii'h Oouip.'iii.Hl.Ioii Act, spent Monday and Toomlay in Ci-cmIou, looking  ovor local payrolls. Tho not lu working out well,    il wtih thought wln-n il  II. Mackonulo of  *  i-^-f  :s usu  us. * *S<  ������      "   -"4  <*  "   'H-.  ������ -t,������s_,  J. -���������'   w.  *���������������  ��������� AA  spends*, shorts-holiday with old friends  at Canyon. t    ,  ., Miss Bessie White ieft on Tuesday  for Winnipeg, Man., where she expects to remain for the, winter with  her sister, Flossie, who left for the  same city about threo mon tins ago.  ;.The first snow' of the season was ;  yery much in evidence here on Saturday morning when more than an inch  of it fell. Another jag of it came  along on Monday, but is rapidly  disappearing.  Mr. and Mrs. L. Faulkner left on  Saturday for Spokane, where thoy  will spend tho-week viuiting friends.  The Company have ��������� harvested thoi r  ton-acre field of potatoes at the corner  and the yield has beeu surprisingly  good considering the season. They  dug at least 21 tons of thorn.  John Broderick and Will Johnson  are leaving us this weok for tho winter. We understand thoy have  secured good jobs at Trail.  There was a farewell dance at tho  Olmstead academy on Saturday night  in honor of Miss Bessie \* bite's departure, which was attended by about  40 of the young pooplo, which included  some 16 from Crouton. Messrs. Browoll and Wesling supplied good  music, the sapper was excellent and  the timo had wus tho best oyer.  Messrs. McLaughlin and Strand of  Watcher, Sask., .arrived tho fore part  of tho weok and are guests of Mr. and  Mrs. Guy Browell. Thoy report zero  weathor at mo-si. prairio points, and  at some plucou tho snow has apparently come to. stay and tho potato  and root crops still in tho ground.  11 ov. Ot. S. Wood, tho uctlng Presbyterian pastor at Croston took his  first Horvice horo on Sunday afternoon.  His nddroBs was an able one, and his  wholo-henrtcd geniality and fricndli-,  noHu mado him popular with all.  MrH. Wood a renin nii n led liim.  On Monday bight tho church was  woll-illlod for tho lantern lecture on  Australia and Palostimo, which wuh  put* on uudor Melhodlut niiHpicos by  Roy. 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IW?MP  tW^'AA ::���������  K*$''������>:'';yy  P^fess^-' ��������� ���������  *>tif:'-i-*���������-'������������������  I-'tii'*"^'-' -'"  Mrt2x?r,...: .::.���������:���������:  gps-v-;;  iK.  :.TSof ItSS^W* C^S^C^vW "fi.-  -.'������  ������'--*VS  ria~��������� Tji- it. i-f.-.-ssm, i  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST  10 CENTS PER PLUG  r  H  Vi  JL'JEXJEj-  AMARANTH  CLUB  ��������� BY ���������  J. S. FLETCHER  WARD, LOCK &C������.. LiMiTiD  MaiboUfBa. awi Tor������at*  Sac:  (Continued.)  "Bui is there anything remarkable,  wonderful about that?" enquired  Barthelemy. "This is my private  house; my club is next door. Why  should there not be a eoinmunica  tion?"  "And why should club, members  conic in here���������secretly���������and remain  ait night ?'V demanded Avory. "Comc!  I'm not a tool. I've been, watching.  Most / nights���������pretty nearly every  night���������you have people in here from  the club, and they remain hexe until  next morning, as a rule. It's only  an isolated instance where they leave  by your door, Barthelemy. And to  show you that 1 hold all the cards.  I'll tell you in' what manner they do  leave. They leave by way or that  bath place���������the medicated bath establishment���������next door.     Eh ?"  wherever he chose to go.    Avory, on  the -'-contrary, was .a  man   of limited  means; more or less of an advent titer.  Coiisequently he spent little- on.  the  merely domstic side    of    life.      His  rooms ^were   plainly     furnished;     he  used   them  as  places   for   sitting    in  and   sleeping in;   he 'did     not     even  breakfast in them, preferring to take  all his  meals  put.    Consequently   he  required little in the way of'service.-|  All  the service  thai  hc    needed was  supplied to him by two  people  who  lived   in   the   lower   regions   of     the  house���������a   caretaker     and     his     wife,  'whose   name   was   Bryson.        Bryson  acted as valet  to such gentlemen as  Avory,  brushing   their  clothes,   doing*  odd   jobs,   seeing   that     their     small  mendings   and   repairs     were     done.:  Mrs. Bryson performed the useful office, of bedmaker and kept the    room  as free from dust as it is possible  to  do iu  London.    She could prepare  a  any oi her patrons  never   did;  in   Mrs.   Brysou's  opinion  he  wns    a  treasure   to   have,   in   a   place,     being  one  of   those  rare     gentlemen     who  never gives  trouble.  it was Mrs. Brysou's custom to  climb the stairs to Avory's rooms  about eleven o'clock. ��������� By that time  he had always gone out, and she  eould make liis bed and do the necessary offices in comfortable leisure.  She. went up in her usual fashion  and at her usual time on the morning following Avory's meeting with  Barthelemy and von Roon, and she  let herself into Avory's chambers  with her private key as shc had let  herself  in   a   thousand  times   before.  Have Value as  Insect Destroyers  No  Shooting    of    Prairie    Chickens,  Permitted This Year  **>"   simple breakfast if any oi  CUI needed   breakf?,st;   Avory  Barthelemy took his hands off the  table and put theni in his pockets, j She expected to find them empty, but  Hc "began to rattle something there jas soon as she entered the sitting  and  he  stared  at Avory. __  | room she  formed the  idea  that  Mr.  "And what do you gather from all j Avory was still on the premises. For  this?" he  asked. j there, on thc table, just where he had  "I   gather,"   answered   Avory   bold- j placed  theni  on  his   coming  in were  ly,  *T  gather  that  there's  something ��������� Avory's light overcoat, his hat,    and  For the last few vears prame  chicken has continually ���������'* been % decreasing in nuinhci's, and the situation became so acute of late that it:  was decided to prohibit the shooting  of that species of bird, which at one  time was seen in huge flocks on all  parts of the prairie. The protection  now extends from the present .time  until 1918, and if considered necessary the closed season will be extended for a further period at the  next  ntceting^of  the  legislature.  A variety of reasons have- been I destruction  given for the great scarcity of the  prairie chicken, among them being  thc unfavorable weather conditions  during hatching ' time in 1915 and  the killing of female chicken by  crows, hawks, wolves, gopher poison,  excessive hunting, pump guns and  even the rural telephone wire's have  been blamed for their partial destruction. Many remedies havc been  suggested the prohibition of the  shooting of the birds for a number  of years, increased penalties for violation of the game laws, regulation  of the use of gopher poisons, prohibition of the use. of small rifles, prohibition of hunting Avith dogs, reduction of the bag limit, and the extermination of crows aud other enemies  of   the  prairie  chicken. '  The economic value of the prairie  chicken is too often overlooked.^ It  is a scientic fact that all birds of  the grouse family destroy myriads of  most destructive insects which if left  unchecked would play havoc with all  kinds of crops. Birds of that species  have been appropriately named the  "most marvellous engine of destruction ever put together of flesh    and  blood." *.        .-...;���������.���������      .   )       V  The grouse and all birds belonging  to that family live on a d-tet of weed  seeds -during the fall andfvinter when  they cannot get their regular supply  of insects. Every factor that tends  to keep down the insect and weed  pest is certainly deserving of more  than passing interest, and on the sole  score of their great usefulness to tne  farmer the grouse arc worthy of  every protection. ���������.-������������������-. ���������      ,  A very exhaustive study of the  causes of the scarcity of the prairie  ���������chicken has been made by the provincial game branch, and every possible measure has been taken to pro-  jtect them and save them from utter  Ypres  In the salient of Ypres. there are  not less than one hundred thousand  graves of Allied soldiers, sometimes  marked by plain wooden crosses,  sometimes obliterated by the debris  of ruined trenches, sometimes hidden in corners of fields. The ground  is forever England; it is also forever  France. When the war is over this  triangle of meadow land, with a ruined city for ils base, will be an endave  of Belgian soil consecrated as -ihe  holy land of two peoples. It will be  for tis the most hallowed spot on  earth, for it holds our bravest dust,  and it is a proof and record of a  new spirit.  She Thought of Others  It was one of the days that smaali-  ed all weather''bureau'- records. - The  thermometer and .the humidityVwere  fighting for first honors in making  life  unbearable. ;        ^     ��������� ~-V  A-frail'little woman sat on aybencli  in one of the city squares. The suit  was fast piercing the only "shady s|>ot  she had been able to find. The ttny  baby in her arms., after fretting piti-s-'  fully for two hours, had fallen asleep.  Another baby, still toddling, was rebelling vociferously because her bot- :  tie of milk had turned sour; The boy  of 3 had cut his finger on : broken  glass and used his blouse aud trousers to quench : the-: flow'of blood.  But at last there __ came a lull, and  turning to another tired mother close  by, the little frail woman said:  "My . . . but it must be hard for  the boys in the trenches."���������New York  Evening Sun."  Submarines Havc Done Some Good  Baron Rhondda, the food controllei  in an interview with the Loudon-correspondent of Bandelsblat, ^declares  the submarine campaign is no longer  causing anxiety regarding England's  bread rupply.  "In one respect," remarked lhe controller, "the submarine campaign- is a  blessing. It has acted as a stimulus  to cultivation so that within a year  the United Kingdom will practically  be independent of imports as far as  the chief, foodstuffs are concerned."  "Why didn't Rastus marry that  Coopah gal?"  "Oh, shc done flunk at de. las' minute���������wouldn't lend him a dolah foil  t'git de license wif."���������Boston Transcript.  'what  "Father," said the small boy,  is  Senatorial  courtesy?"  "I am not exactly clear * on that  point, my son. But it seems to be  some sort of arrangement that permits a Senator to be as inconsiderate as he chooses."���������Washington.  Star.  going on in this house of yours which  is against thc law. The probability  is that you keep a gaming tabic."  '.'Well!" said Barthelemy. "Well?"  "Then," said Avory. "since I've  found out this secret Ttn going to  profit  by  it.     That's  ail!"  Barthelemy looked at his visitor  fixedly.  "Then it's a question of how  much?" hc asked.  "Precisely," replied Avorj-. /Precisely. Make it worth my while to  hold mv tongue, or tomorrow it will  wag."   "       ' '  "Well, then, how much?" asked  Barthelemy.  "Five thousand pounds down and  a regular amount to be agreed upon,"  replied Avory with promptitude.  "And that's letting you off cheaply.  I've a pretty good idea of what game  you're both playing."  Barthelemy rose and indicated the  door.  "Do you mind* stepping outside for  a minute or two while 1 discuss this  ���������with my partner?" he said. "It requires discussion."  Avory made no answer. He walked quietly out ol" thc room, and  Barthelemy closed thc door on him.  But instead of discussing anything  with von Roon, he turned to a cabinet, and after unlocking two or three  drawers of it, produced a tiny pliial  which he he-Id up to his coniptinion.  "No other way?' 'asked von Roon  in   a  whisper.    "None?"  "None!" replied Barthelemy. He  poured a few drops of the contents  of the phial into Avory's glass, put  the phial away, and presently opened tho dooir. Avory walked in, to all  appearance  unconcerned.  "We agree," said Barthelemy  tersely. "Come here this morning at  eleven o'clock and I will give you  lhe amount in notes. As to the further sums wc will discuss them then.  We shall probably offer you a  share."  "Very good." said Avory. "That's  business. At eleven this morning,  then."  Barthelemy nodded, lu silence he  replenished the three glasses with  whisky and soda, in silence all three  i:!ci   drank.  at   present   I lion."     said  "Now   let     ns   get     to  "That's  all  Piartheleniv.  bed."  Uo l--t his visitors out with no  mon ihan :i curt word of farewell,  .ar.d Avory. having heard the door  closed behind liim, went straight to  lis chambers in Jrnnyii Street, lie  rang at King's door and once more  g<.t no answer. And, yawning and  w<";u���������-.-. he lurned into hi* own rnniiv,  (and   -i raigln way   prepared   for   slei'*]).  OIAf'TI-.'R   XVII.  Removed  I    tlir  Kir!,  i.i  hi  very   quietly  liis   ������������������' i   oi   c  of  lived  j-rinyn   Street   room  A wiry  had   always-:  and  modestly. Although  lauiix-r.s  corresponded  to  j'i ���������    ;���������..'.    iii'iuJ,    ii.iin.'.lri    Kin*;,   It  had none oi" the luviiry and npuleuee  ������,f Kinj.'\ .sin ���������ouiMjiiii's, King was a  man of iiwan*; v\ ho_ could alfoid lo  live ���������*���������. lif lil.vil, Iniy'hini-.elf what lie  lil-rd, ������io ���������.���������hat he liked. Me could  lirnior hi' r, i-entriciliej-, which w������*"re  v....ji., , !.<��������� .'.;,!<! ,,.i]3. out of hi-, fiout  il'i'i.-, v h' ii 'hr fa nev tool- him, and  li'lal'   iiinr elf to   I'aiis, or  Vienna or  his gloves. Mrs. Bryson knew Avory  for an unusually tidy and precise man  and she knew- that if he had left  these things there all night hc would  certainly have hung up his coat and  hat and put aside the gloves before  going out in the morning. Accordingly, Mrs. Bryson concluded that  Avory was still in his bedroom.  Now this was a departure from  custom which did not meet with Mrs.  Bryson's approval. She was a fleshy  woman, and in that, an old-fashioned  house, there was no elevator; consequently, whenever she came up to  Avory's rooms she had to climb several flights of stairs. It was a warm'  morning; she had no mind, being already up, to go down again, and be  obliged to climb once more at some  uncertain hour; therefore, having  pondered matters for a moment, Mrs.  Bryson made bold to knock at the  door of Mr*. Avory's bedroom and to  ask that gentleman if he was poorly  and, in that case, if she could get  him anything. For in all Mrs. Bry-  son's experience of him, Mr. Avory  had jiever been in bed of a morning  later  than  nine  o'clock.  Mr. Avory made no reply. Mrs.  Bryson, listening, with her large and  homely face pinned close to thc.  door, heard nothing but the ticking  of the. clock on the mantelpiece and  the rumble of thc Piccadilly traffic.  Then, having known people who  were subject to such things, she  thought that Mr. Avory might have  been took in a fit, and she rapped  loudly upon thc panels. There was  no response, to that summons either.  And so Mrs. Bryson opened the bedroom door and looked cautiously and  a little fearfully into that interior  which she vaguely conceived to possess   many  possibilities.  Mr. Avory lay in his bed, as quiet  and peaceful, to all appearance, said  Mrs. Bryson later on, as an innocent  child in its cot. ��������� He lay on his right  side, his right cheek resting on his  right hand. Tho bedclothes were  only drawn up to his chin; the rest  of his face was plainly visible. And  Mrs. Bryson looking more closely at  that face, suddenly saw something in  it lhat made her first gasp, secondly  scream, and thirdly hurry downstairs  for her husband at a rate'which astonished the one or two persons who  met   her.  "Dead! Rubbish!" exclaimed Bryson. "He's sound asleep, Matilda,  that's what he is, sound asleep. It's  what comes of the. late hours as he's  took lo keeping of. Dead���������not him!"  "Which you; may go upstairs and  sec with your own eyes, John Bry-  boii," said his wile from the depths  of the easy chair into which she had  collapsed. "And if you don't have  to go for the. police and lhe coroner's officer and what noi, then this  lien: isn't .Jeriuyii Street nor us in  il! An if I didn't know a dead man  when 1 sec- one���������and me laid out my  own brother only last Friday w;is a  forliiiglil!"  The Trail Blazer  ^o crreaier Motor Car Value  From the standpoint of dollar -for dollar ^value there's not a  car made which offers more for ijour money than the famous  Chevrolet Four-Ninettj A.  Before the Chevrolet was made in Canada, good cars were  all high in price.  But, our mammoth production and manufacturing efficiency  enables us to sell the Chevrolet Four-Ninety A at a price  much lower than its value when compared with other mokes  of cars.'  With the surplus power developed hy the famous valve-in-  head motor the owner of a Four-Ninety A invariably is the  " trail _blazer."  Standard equipment included speedometer, electric.starting  and lighting, ammeter, oii indicator light equipment, one man  top, demountable rims, non-skid tires on rear wheels and  many features usually looked for in cars much higher in price.  Chevrolet Four-Ninety A  ��������� 9*9 **������ <#*%    f. ���������. h. OSHAWA  )/J5U   ROADSTER $738  '������������������^'������������������'���������������������������T^^$i  ffiVM$!r&3Pffl'.  a-ffl^WSWS*^'  (To  He tlonl inuctl,)  N.  U.  1177  "Mul, my dear." said his  he   had  complained  about:  the new rook had brought  1:uo.v during these  terrible  absolutely _ lire< ss.n'y   that  f'reat   fiacrifn'es."  "Oh, of eoui j.1', hut wha) I  is that j.'ji'd.'.-. niahiiiu hers  loi'iii <,i a luinii otirnni.'."-  polis   N'rui.  wife,  llu:  in,  time  r.flrr  food  "you  ��������� it ih  nuke  object to  in      the  Indiana.  THERE ARE CHEVROLCT MODCU9 IN WOADQTKR, TdURINO AMD SUDAN (JODIE*  '���������*ti;:& *KE THEM At YOUR NEARC8T DEALKR  J  :*y*s/  Chevrolet Motor Co., 0f Canada  OSH AW A, '6NTAK10  UM1TKD  ' JJMttyi ���������  tej. mtmmmft ���������������  .J xx.    tf,,..���������    *. .  *Cm*  KJVjJJUI*  ��������� -   f * ���������  #> /Jl WW  :'i&T''5  tcjmmaM-u-mmm-xui*  ^,tmiMiSMmmmg,  .���������mmmmimifrmmmmmmmt 'lPPx i PP'  \'/Aa?A'A  im;p  MOk Scarce in- Jtean^e;  Be  -v  nHIIilllHllHiHlllllllUHUIIIIlliUIIIilllllllllllllilllllHIIIiillllllilllllllilllllllllllllBlllllllI  ������ FOR EXPERT PERSONAL ATTENTION '   ��������� =  5 CONSIGN' YOUR  GRAIN��������� i  S " NOTIFY ���������    .   ' '���������     3  THE  OLD RELIABLE COMMISSION  MERCHANTS  TRACK  BUYERS AND  EXPORTERS  Established   1857  Top Prices/ Careful; Checking of Grades,  Prompt Adjustments. We are  Liberal     Advances  Big Buyers of  and    EE  ������    Phone   or  Wi?������  Flax and Rye I  Our Nearest Office,  for  Prices/Any  Your  Grain Is   Shipped.:..  Time   After    S  WESTERN   OFFICES  Grain Exchange,  'VViniiipeg  Grain  Exchange,   Calgary  Canada   Building,   Saskatoon  LONG  DISTANCE  PHONES  Main ,8522  Main   2268  3241  v ���������  flliSllilieilll!iaEIIilSCEUHBIIIIiiliaiIill{|lll]ll!ilBIIDISIESillIllE3iliSIIIiGllliISiaiGlfil61lillIllli7l  Its Consumption in the Cafes to  ���������Restricted After October 1  The consumption of milk or cream,  pure^or--mixed with tea, coffee, chocolate or. any other preparation, is  forbidden after; October 1, after the  houry of-ninis.: o'clock in the morning,  in all VcafeSjV; restaurants, tea rooms  and lunch houses throughout France  by an order issued by the minister of  provisions.- Railroad lunch rooms  are excepted from the ruling;  ��������� Instructions were issued at the  same time to prefects to consider the  advisability* of instituting milk cards'  in centres where a shortage of milk  is threatened, so as to assure 'the required supply for children, the aged  and the sick.  A "Beverage Section" has been organized _at the provision -ministry to  collect information regarding supplies of beverages, such as wine, cider and beer, supervise their distribution, devise means to prevent-speculation' and excessive prices, and assure; equitable distribution in ... each  category in the regions where one or  thc other is the favorite beverage.  W^^m^^HMM  on'rHorscs,   Cattle,  &c,-quickly, cured  by  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For Sale by All Dealers"  Douglas   &   Co.,   Prop'rs,   Napanee,   Ont.  (Free   Sample  on   Request)  :..rfiJ%%  Old Yards Active Again  On Special Mission  Hjalmar Ltihdbohm has been appointed to undertake a special mission to the United States. The appointment is looked upon as significant of a change iu Sweden's commercial policy. Before the war Swedish iron ore was to a- considerable  extent exported to the United States  and Lundbohm's mission, it is understood will undertake to re-open this  traffic, which will cause a decrease in  the quantity of iron ore sent to Germany.  Minard's Liniment  where.  for    Sale   Every-  finest  cocoa  beans is  out by foiling Gowan's  Perfection Cocoa   from   three  to  four minutes.  A-l  Thousands Die of  Hanger in JBerlin  Letter. Which Escapes Censor. Tells  of DesDerate Conditions in  German Capital  The Daily, News correspondent at  Athens has sent the following:  "The newspaper Hcstia publishes  a letter, dated July 23, from a well-  known ^Greek physician, who lives  in Berlin. It was handed to a member of the Greek legation in Berlin  when he . was leaving Berlin and  thus succeeded* in escaping German  censorship.    The writer says: C  "'The situation in Berlin is beyond description aiid . unbearable;  starvation has made the people -unrecognizable. As many men perish  of hunger at home as die on the  battlefields. Bread is of miserable  quality and very scarce. Instead of  coffee wc drink ground barley; the  commonest soap is considered a lux-  Fruit and   vegetables   do  St. John, N.B., was the home, of  wooden ships from 177Q to 1884. In  1876, the year preceding the great  fire, this'port stood fourth in the list  of, great shipping ports of the world,  having 805 ships on the register, aggregating 280,073 tons, The revival of  ���������wooden Shipbuilding, after all the old  builders had passed away and all the  old shipyards had been dismantled,  marks an epoch of great importance  in the history of the city. One firm  has "contracted with the imperial  munitions board to build two steamers of'- a cargo carrying capacity of  3,000 tons. These will be constructed  in a shipyard* that was famous in the  days of wooden ships for the magnificent vessels it turned out, but Svhich  has been silent like all the other  shipyards in this locality; for thirty  years or-'more. Two other firms "are  arranging to build wooden ships immediately, '������������������' with the exception of  later on becoming steel -Ship plants.  Germany's Greait N-eetl  Every day there is new proof thai  Germany's need of imports, food aitq  .war. material from the neutrals ii  greater., now than at any. time in  the last three years. For.lack oi.  cotton. cloth, paper must be used [q  cover the. dead in coffins, want oi  food causes riots and strikes, an<{  all the church bells have gone to  munition factories. VThe presidenl'i  p<oclamatioh says to the world tlia]  Germany will receive no AmericauV  food, cotton or war materials. AVj  shall not lielp her to'"kill our soldiers  --From the New York Times. 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The ships will be commandeered or purchased by the government  for the Atlantic ocean service. Thc  vessels so far selected for removal  'from the lakes total about 350,000  tons. Forty-three of the ships arc  small enough to pas.s^ the Welland  canal without alteration. Sevcnty-  ���������jcven must be cut iu two to pass thc  locks. Thc tonnage now on the'lakes  totals about 2,700,000 tons.  Thc appropriation for purchase of  lake boats is included in the budget  of $1,134,500,000 submitted to the secretary of the treasury by the shipping board.  3140,000,000  lake boats.  Thc vesst  the   lakes,  that, allowing  service which  war, 350,000,000 ions can be spared  from the lake trade without seriously  crippling the necessary trade.���������From  the Detroit News.  Of this amount    about  is intended  to 'pay    for  s will not.be returned to  ice.'Mise officials believe  for new vessels Tor lake  ean be built during thc  A War Time  Thought  People will put up with all sorts of  tilings, and indeed with anything, if  they think it cannot be liclped and  th.at everybody has to fare alike. But  to put up with discomforts and hardships while others, with no more and  perhaps less claim to consideration  suffer nothing at all is intolerable to  poor hitman nature. And there is an  irresistible tendency to attribute such  inequalities to some dark, secret, and  corrupt influence -exercised by thc  fortunate.  Always Serviceable.���������Most pills  lose their properties with age. Not so  with Parinelee's Vegetable Pills. The  pill mass is so compounded that their  strength and effectiveness is preserved and the pills can be carried anywhere without fear of losing potency.  This is a qualify that few pills possess. Some pills lose their power,  but not so with Parmelee's. They  will maintain their freshness and potency  for a long time.  Minard's  Liniment   Co.,  Limited.  Dear  Sirs,���������I  can  re.coi.ui7.iend  HT-  NARD'S LINIMENT for    Rheuma  tism and Sprains, as I    have  for both with excellent result:  Yours truly,  T..  B.   LA\  used it  KRS.  St.  John.  Dos: Was Friend of Soldiers  vv.  .  * mm  111*  Enjoyed the Privileges of "No Man's  Land," Which Men Dared  Not Seek  The Canadians called hii'u Mult.  He,  was all  dog.  He used to run back aiid forth  across No Man's Land, a neutral  with  thf: widest privilege.*!.  One day the Canadians went over  the top in a raid, and a Maple Loafer  fell  wounded.  His friends wanted to face cer-  Inin death lo bring him in, but officers held tlicm back.  Then Mult came swaggering down  the trench. A Tommy seized him and  held him while an officer scribbled  thi'.   iK'lc:  "Will you allow us to hi ing in our  wounded man?"  Mutt was shoved over the top with  the note lied to his neck. Tic sauntered over to the Boche lines. Soon  he caine baek with the reply:  "Will give you live minute*-."  In four minutes stretcher bearers  brought back their man in safety.  Then  both  sides  returned  to li'iKi-  I  1X1  1,9,  Spain Gets Capital for Water Power  R-fcccnt estimates claim that it is  possible to produce from the rivers  of .Spain some six'million h.p., of  which ovcr otic million could bc derived from the Rich F.bro and its affluence. Spain now has 50 hydroelectric plants with an available h.p.  of about one million. Capital for  Spain's hydro-development in the  past has been provided mainly to  F.urope, but the American capitalist  is now finding many opportunities for  investment there.  Peevish, pfile, restless, and sickly  children owe their condition to  worms. Mother Graves' Worm Kx-  terminalor will, relieve theni and restore health.  No Nelson in Service  An English defender of the admiralty, .in trying to answer the question.  "What would Nelson have done?"  pertinently reminds his readers tliat  nowadays the Nelson who fought  Trafalgar could never have got by a  mr(Ileal board with hk one arm, his  one eye, his damaged  chronic invalidism. In  it wa*  enough  to    be  c       '        r    t ,    mt t ,���������  .���������in iJij.;lu in   i\ < i'jil'jji .ta.  Today, more than ever before  woman's opportunity. Many "new. occupations arc now opened to hcr,  which, before the war, she was deemed unfitted to fill. And truth to"tell  shc has risen to the opportunity and  now shares many business responsibilities  in  former  times confined     to  men. But, as women are subject to  more frequent fluctuations of health  than men,��������� many will be handicapped  early, if they regard their health requirements  too lightly..  The nervous strain, long hours and  prolonged mental or physical fatigue  thin the blood and weaken the nerves. Such conditions as "women are  now called upon to undergo can only  be endured by a full-blooded -constitution. This is as true for men as  for women, only weaker women suffer soonest. The woman worker, in  any line, requires her blood replenished frequently. She needs new,  rich blood to keep her health under  the trying conditions of business life,  and to fortify hcr system against the  effects of overwork. V This applies also to the woman in the home, ./who,  perhaps, has more worries and anxieties than usual. So let all'-girls, and  wonten take heed and renew their  blood promptly at thc first approach  of pallor, lack of appetite, headache  or backache. This can be best and  most effectively accomplished by taking Dr. Williams' Pink Pills which  make .new, rich blood and thus help  womankind so perfectly. No woman  need fear failure of health if they  takc these pills occasionally to keep  them well, or give them a fair trial  if they find themselves run down..  Yon can get Dr. Williams' Pink-  Pills through any medicine dealer or  by mail at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from Thc Dr. WilliatW  Medicine Co., Brockville, Out.  Descendants Still Remain  Soldiers Sent to Island and Forgotten by Government  In 1665, eight Dutch soliders were  sent by the Netherlands. Fast India  eonipa-'y to thc little island of Kissa.  sixteen miles off the irfost easterly  point of Timor, according to J. Mac-  n'lillan Brown. A fort was built and  they were told to watch the Portuguese. Thc company forgot abont  this lonely outpost, and Sergt. Kaffyr.  and his men realized that they wore  in fact marooned. They had their  wives with theni, a guiding principle  of the Dutch Fast India company.  They set to work to build houses and  cultivate the land.  The descendant's of these c.ighl  couples still remain. They have lu-.en  wonderfully progressive in the n\o  and a halfccnturics the sixteen have  risen to three hundred, and they are.  a sturdy race with no signs of any  evil effects from intcrbrccdiug.v They  still keep their blood pure and still  have big families and many have fair  European faces and complexions and  litany children have light hair and  blue eyes. These npople had to worlc  and work hard, ;rtid the consequence  ii that after 250 ycur-i in this tropical island despite intermarriage thev  are still prolific, and still keep their  North  European characteristics.  Everything Brighter for  The Mother Country  Lloyd George's    Speech    Has    Hat  Great Effect on People  Under the caption, "Great optimism felt in England," the New-Ifori'  Sun publishes the following fromViti  London correspondent:  . "England has entered tlic foui^tli  year of the Avar with a new spirit oi  cheerfulness���������different in every w.ij  froni the hectic flushes of optimism  which have swept the country in pas!  months. The people know they ar������  going to have plenty of food and fuel  they know that ships are being built  faster than ever before and that; tlu.  U-boat blockade is being nullified,  Months of toil and sclf-dWiial hav<  had a most wholesome, effect, am  every woman and child seems to ba  inspired with a knowledge of the nation's soundness.  "Reports     from     the     shipbuildiua  yards show that the tonnage for 1917  will be four times as great as Jn.l?i^.:  while the next year's  forecastsViiuli-JV  ���������cat'c ���������' a production    of  six  times aif  hiuch'Jas- ih 1916.    Thus thc govern-  ment is applying the same principlcj-  of reducing: consumption and increasing supplies of shipping;  v  "The good spirit of the population  is due in no small measure to the re<  assuring speech made recently by.  Lloyd George. Hc has indicated thai  a big shipment of food from Aincric-j  has heen added to by an equally largf  shipment from Australia and Scatulij  navian Countries.' The transportation  has been carried on so successfullj  that thc reserve, supply is. up to tli^  requirements' of the.food controller. ���������  .- .���������'-t^H-cwsl  :;��������� -fkrttfjiJI&Si  ;-:y??b*I  ������������������'VVKfSSlI  an  ������������������������������������-; '���������:)':������������������ r-'H-iri'fM  rrmirMmm  pMrnmm  .T,*,i *��������� .-^���������*'>3^s?-9',B  Am������*&$&mu  .-.���������v.'^i-S.'.&fl  :AvmiV)  Meet   people   with   a   smile    unlesj  they want   lo  borrow  something.  ���������.���������������������������-.-v������'.-,:*ai������i  "  -���������yi':i^S?-psi  '-���������"rAt-Aml  V,V';y;^|ff}  - /:v:;l;iSi  . pAp^mrn  ������������������'rp&tm  .���������.���������;V:;:^;#J  V'!-vyfllj  ' :'-;-':''-!!l  ������������������������������������-���������;! J^i-jfflj  ,v:-vv^li  . :'vvt^l  '.::���������'���������''-'  ' ���������������������������iV.I  PA.  m  lead, and his  Neli-ion's day  a      lighter.���������  Afftm* thll ""���������"<< niMiiirHiinMiniM  i Movies  V*m for * Llfntlm*  MurlnoUforTlrfldliyei. n������d u  Vr-ok-Bor* ���������������������������������������iJramiUtfld 3  *t mi' '.   '"'' '.. V������lW".  ������������������l������*t4"������iFr������f������i������������- 2  )3 for Hftt tliat f ���������������! (ity ���������hrt nni������������l   <ll������o your 5  jo**, iiiuoii ot ������ofar lorin* est* ss roar fi  w _ CMiFonmi*   voueiMpiiuvmimi   a  g Bold m Uru������ (-.������-t Optical HiorM or l������r Mall, i  H kit. Uxu\M  Id* R*<Md������ do.. rttU������J������Jij ������������������ ������,������������ ������������������������������������> U  1llllllllirltllllHIIIIIIMIIIItlMI|lll||IIIIMUl||IIIIIJI||lllllllltt  g  Minard'3  gia  Liniment   Relieves  Neural-  A'  Returned Men Learn Cobbling  The returned soldiers learning cob  htiug  dining   their  convalescence,     in  the Nova Scotia Technical College at  Halifax, are carrying on a big repair  business,  Army shorn which havc been coji-  dmitird because of wear nre put Into good shape by the apprentice cobbler*,, under thc direction of competent Inntrurtor-i, nnd ������old back 40  lho soldiers for just enough to cover  the cxrx'.ntie of tho ni;������l<-rialu nut tn-  I to theni.  The Best HaMt  In The World  is the habit of health.  Thc way to get it as t������  train your "bowel*,  through the liver, to act  naturally-, at a fixed  time, every day.  Take one pill regularly  (more only if necessary)  until you succeed. Then  you ^can stop taking  therm, without trouble or  annoyance.  Thia h*t been the 8*ood-he������llh-  rulw for 60 y**rs.  ktr *���������������������������*> <*?���������  xvMuln*   bears   ���������Stm'*atuf&  *j0^M ,*^^^*ff0***  *"^imm*Xmx<m^**t  iColorUn* f*c������������ ������,ft������n itUow tb������  nbaanc* of Irou In Ui* blood.  ���������will b������l|������ thi* condition.  ."ii  m  m  a,a\  V'V'I  .! ���������)<.:,*  IM  'if'.  r^mt--ff.r>-m^  ������  MMMMM  "fifj  m  i  i  ���������I m  ���������^^iiP^������s������^Piiiiii^B^^^p^l  :TiiM  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Oreaton, B.C..  Subscription: $2 ��������� a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points."  C. P. Hattes, Owrier and Editor.  ORESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, NOV.  2  Yqub*  The  xt. .. 3  bllll'U  Canadian Wu,:* T  will be offered .the public within a  couple of weeks. In the past  Oreston Valley citizens���������-generally  for good and sufficient reasons be  it said���������have taken only passing  interest in tbe purchase of these  war securities, notwithstanding the  good cause and a very attractive  rate of interest.  Creston's failing in this regard  has been rather common in most  other parts of the Dominion as  well with the result that although  other loans have been over-subscribed the money has . come very  largely from banks, insurance  companies, and the big corporations generally. Worked out in  figures it has been found that  hitherto only one Canadian citizen  in every 400 has been a buyer of  war bonds.  Such a state of  aflairs could not  go on indefinitely.    Right now the  banks are  requiring  pretty  much  all their   available funds  to  keep  the ordinary channels of trade and  commerce   open,   aud., the excess  profits   of the other  previous big  buyers of war securities  have  not  piled up fast enough to ensure that  they can invest   as liberally in this  month's  war loan   as   they   have  hitherto-  All of which   means  that if the  forthcoming call for $150,000,000 is  to   be  honored   in   full  individual  citizens without exception will have  to  take  up  every  dollar's   worth  possible   of   the  new    loan.      To  facilitate matters the bonds will be  !n denominations  as  low  as   $50,  and it is expected the  interest rate  will be 5| per cent.  At* a glance   one  hundred   and  bond oh  the sole security of said  bond. .       y-v-yVV- .. -.;-.'"-..'.  Ori 'the whole Creston Valley  has had the inost prosperous year  in her recent history. There must  be a few stray $.50 and $100 open  forv investment. Surely no finer  opportunity could be expected to  give practionl expression to our  patriotism and at the same time  receiveinterest on the investment,  the use of the money V if emergency  requires it,; arid the certainty of repay men t at the eKpiration. of the  loan period.  The Hmoismt Finn  fifty million dollars looks like a  pile.of money, but it will interest-  all to know that more than that  sum was being carried around in  ��������� the pockets of Canadian citizens at  the end of July. According to the  bank statement $164,000,000 of  hank notes were in circulation on  August 1st���������more than $20 per j  head of population. Just how  much was cached away in savings  banks accounts at the same date is  .not made public, but it is safe to  say it was double that sum  The purchase of a war bond, too,  is pretty much a matter of "eating  your cake and having it." The  government uses the money for  war purposes and it will all be  spent in various ways in Canada.  And in case the owner of a war  bond suddenly' needs the money  any bank iu Canada will lend him  money up to the  face value of the  The cause of union governmet  continues, to Sourish. Safe, sane  and, withal, satisfactory progress  is reported all along the line.  At present the backers of the  new regime are bending their  energies to see to it that so far 'as  possible only one straight supporter  of the union government is nominated in each constituency.  The plan adopted is an admirable  one.    Where   the   present    representative of  any   constituency has  showr    himself  to   have   been   a  couscriptionist  he  is  to    be   considered     the    union    government  candidate   in case  of   seeking   reelection.    When   the previous representative   is    not     desirous     of  nomination   arrangements   will be  made to nominate standard bearers  so far as possible so as to retaiii the  ratio .of Liberal   and   Conservative  Unionists in the new   house  about  on   a par  with   the   old   parties'  standing   iu   the   parliament   just  dissolved.  In this effort to arrive at seme,  agreeable and practicable basis as  safeguarding the interests of the  two old parties, and get on with  the election, the Unionist government is being ably supported by  almost the entire press outside  Quebec���������a pretty accurate index  as to how the wind is blowing.  While, however, the situation to  date is assuredly all the most  ardent Unionist could wish the  danger of defeat at the polls is far  from being past. , The lose-the-war  party is losing no time in an effort  to create distrust amongst sup  porters of,<the new government.  This is the one thing Unionists  in this section must be on their  guard against. Even in a critical  time like this the old party prejudices will be hard to keep under  control, but controlled they must  be if win-the-win principles are to  triumph in the content.  As to principles, there is no  difference between Liberals and  Conservatives so far as the war is  concerned, and the Union government is first and foremost a war  government. The successful conduct of Canada's share in the great  conflict is the one great task to  which the new government: will  devote its energy and intelligence.  It is a task in v^hich there can be  no difference of motive  among arty  CANADA  Will Class ������tie Provi  One Httfidred Thousand Men ?  It will be greatly to the advantage of Canada if the entire quota of I ^0,000 men to be raised under  the Military Service Act can be secured from the first class; that is, from the men between the ages of 20  * **"    *       ������e -unmarried or -aridowers without children on July 6th, 1917.  ������I*������W ������J>~*    TOM**-  ,������  This is almost self-evident for the following reasons:  it is admitted that, between the ages of 20 and 34, the average man is at the height of his -  physical strength and is most adaptable to the change of conditions from civilian life;  the military sendee of unmarried men and widowers without children would occasion less  distress than that of most others, since they are largely without dependents.   Also, it would  entail less financial burden for Canada, through separation allowances, etc  Authorities estimate that, after all proper exemptions have, been allowed, Canada should be able to  produce from the first class 100,000 men fit for service, so the drain upon the man power of the country  will not be severe. V^        :'  Members of Class One will be well advised to present themselves for examination immediately to  the Medical Board in their district Upon examination as to their physical fitness, they will be placed in one  of the following categories: A--  Category A���������if fit for service in overseas fighting units.  Category B���������-if fit for service overseas in Army Medical Corps, Forestry Battalion, etc.  Catagozy C���������if fit for service in Canada only.  Category E���������if unfit for military service of any nature. .   *"*������������������  If not placed in Category A, the applicant will know that he is not liable for immediate service, but wilt  go to the Post Office and send in a claim for'exemption with his Medical Certificate attached, when he will receive in due course a certificate of exemption until those in his medical category are summoned for service..  Where a man, who is placed in category A, feels that exemption should be allowed, an application  form can be secured Irom the postmaster.   This form, when filled in, will be forwarded by the postmaster  to the registrar of the district, and the applicant will be informed by mail as to the time and place for the  consideration of his application by the Exemption Board.  Issued by The Military Service Council.  S9"J  mi h*am  J  classes   of    people    in    patriotic  Canada. ���������'������������������'_        v'- ���������'.':'..  Neither Qons^EV^jbiyescr Liberals  need feel ashamed but rather  should feel proud to line up behind Unionist leadership. By so  doing they are not surreiiding anything worth while, and gain much  that makes for value as a citizen  and politician,  v  Wise bbb��������������� Otherwise  The Brewster government seems  to have every confidence that the  prohibition atft, which provides  stiff terms in jail and no fines for  those caught setting liquor illegally,  is going to command wholesome  and widespread respect for the  "dry'* law. Announcement is  made that four .provincial jails are  likely to be closed before December, including the one at New  Westminster.  of real money to  advertise the fact  that "the lady,   who,   at  a  tea on  Thursdays V afternoon,     told     the  fabulous yarn  that   my father returned a* wedding icheque of mine  to the sender, that she   is a  miserable   prevaricator  of   thetruth."^  Possibly   the lady  first-mentioned  got the facts  slightly  twisted,-because  they  do say it occasionally  happens  that  substantial cheques  given by fond parents  on   nuptial  occasions    do    be     handed   back  marked "N.S.F." ' sometimes (only  sometimes)���������when    the   recipients  are . unsophisticated    enough   to  attempt to cash them.  be ucc^mp.ished -by having each  and "all of them report once a  month or of tetter tc-fhe exemption  tribunal. Without some * puch  'Check-upr system'^rhe finding of  man power will work on an inequitable basis.  . Fob. Sale���������Two young milch rows,  good stock. Also a Kristin stump  puller, practically new. Apply A.  Cameron, Erickson.  The house is a wee bit cool these evenings without a little fire on���������just to take the chill off.  Therefore you may be considering buying a new  Heater, and if so we feel sure our stock of these  will interest you.  For quick action our line of tho old reliable  Queen Heaters at $3.50 to $5.75  cannot bo excelled.    These come  use wood from 20 to 26 inches.  in sizes that will  Food Controller Hanna Reems to  have abandoned the idea %of fixing  the retail selling price of potatoes.  He, however, will come at the  matter in another way; by fixing  the "spread" between the prices  paid the producer and consumer,  this to be accomplished by licensing  the dealers throughout the country.  His next trouble will be to exactly  define who shall bo considered a  dealer, and colleot the required  license fee from them. In the  rural parts of our broad Dominion  thero are dealer/*, and dealers���������and  no favoritism will bo tolerated under  union government.  Either the Canadian .and U.S.  people must consume considerably  less bread from now on or .a lot of  folk in the Allied countries will go  hungry to bed this winter. The  authorities at Washington have  issued a statement showing the  Allied countries have a defecit of  400,000,000 bushels of wheat, and  that the States and Canada have  less than 200,000,000 bushels to  make good the deficiency. These  figures are computed- on the needs  of the Allies as conditions aro today with all of them rigorously  administering their food}. Worked  out in figures it means that every  man, woman and child in Canada  and the U.S., with a combined  population of about one hundred  million people, must deny himself or herself to the extent of tho  product of two bushels of wheat.  The saori lice must bo almost entirely ours hooauso tho otlier  fellow is about down to tho shortest rations possible already.  For Sale or Rent  The Machon Ranch, 12 acres, 12ft  fruit trees,-all;bearing. House and  outbuildings. Close to town..: As a  producer, of small fruits and vegetables' nothing, in the Valley excels it.  Terms to suit purchaser. Apply F. l-l.  JACKSON. Creston; B.C.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Our stock of COAL HEATERS is not so extensive, but we have a lino of them at prices that will  interest prospective buyers,  St-ov** Pine*. F-lbows. Taoer Pioes  *" rn y f x. x.  etc., in stock.    The best made at right prices.  See us before making any purchases of stoves or  supplies.    Wc can savc^on real money.  jttyjgyo*  ff������W  jgffJJJjjSft^    JffiMBJWg|fflSb^   JjSffljjjSfijffll iS^SS^SS JulSJLJISSuJiJjjbk   ^fSES^Jsk  ^(5c?SS"^^^      tmm���������* ^  B    mmX^amlW     3  Bonners Ferry is all het up theso  days duo to tho discovery on the  north bank of tho Kootenay Biver  of a badly rusted tobacco can  whioh contained a tablet of stone  and somo manuscripts written in  a language whioh to dato has uot  been recognized by tho many  pooplo who have seen it. Coming  at tliis juncture Kdiuu* juuliilyiu  of the Times is superstitious  enough to boliovo it is twentieth  century .Too Smith revelation on  reclamation and is insisting on tho  Commercial Club treasury going  broke, if need bo, in o*-dor to have  the oryptio message correctly deciphered.  tnttwun  tm*m**sm**������  Things are going from bad lo  worse at Kattic, seemingly. Last  week a N!rn.   Fleming  Mpent $1.50  It begins to look now as if tho  aoleotivo draft exemption boards  will have a job on thoir hands for  tho duration of tlio war. In B.C.  the number asking to be exousod  from active service runs as high as  80 per cont. of thoso.liable at Rome  centres, tho invariable plea being  that the exempLor is at work in  some line just as essential as tun-v-  ing in Franoe. A notable cauo is  tho smeltor peoplo at Trail who  are claiming exomption for all  their employees. While it is desirable that all tho necessary industries ho manned to full strength  tho greatest care must be continually oxorcisod to soe to it that the  mon no exempted remain ooutinu-  oubly employed 'it the work for  whioh they are excused from  'military ���������������������������'M-i-ieo,    uud Hum nan bo������t  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, thcNorth-  West Territories and in a portion of  the Provincjoof British Columbia, may  bo leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for a further term of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2.5G0 acres will  bo lent-erl to ono applicant..  Anplioation for a lease muBtbomndo  by tne applicant in person to tho Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in wliich  the rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed ^territory the land must  bo describecTKy"' BCctioiiH, or legal subdivisions oj BOctionH, and in unsurvoy-  odtorrltory the tract applied for shall  bo stalled out by the applicant himself  Fno.li application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if tlio rights applied for aro not  available, but not otherwise. A loyalty  shall be paid on the merchantable output of the mine at the rato of live cents  per ton.  The person operating the mine ������hnl!  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  tucrclumtable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon, li the coal 11111111114  righta are not being operated, such  returns should bu furnished at least  will   Include    the    coal  mining rlghln only.  For full information application  nliould be mode to the Seei-etary of the  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  or  to  any  agent   or  Hub-Agent  of  n,������������.i,tiii>������i TViuhIh.  \V. VV. COltY, Doptity Minlnter  the Interior.  N. H.~Unauthori������ed publication of thi*  ndvcrtiHcnient will not be paid for.  once a year.  Tho leaHM  m***S^**MM*mm  ''m*"'"-''"  j_j^uM*&-kji{  Ji^^IJUa^^im  1 wimiin'i mi nit ii������������iiiii������������w'������ii M������������-*������-*w?jii^^  mm*tmi*i*im**m rfi i������  ;������������������������  ifWPBF  f  *-*,������.V  ���������������������������sWSV-  p@  I  rA:?Z:  lite  ailSil^i^  reatrkST  Tea  Chocolate  Berry Sets  Celery Trays  Saks and Peppers  Ctft^Sets  ronnaise Sets  lesin  ai'  . Wbvliatv& tfaisr^sbl*'  ������������������butfe-'i-.i  Vaa^^lls������w^feaffi^fflfy������Sfe  :^jaai������tfe^i^afef3S������a ���������������������������a?*pr ������������������"  -^hbw*aito @peBtinfe!'v.~ "'"  These;  ' T 'pPtite  .   MP.:  famemW^^^^A  met TvsskpnfLhl&.'- 'rW^m^^.iii^U^P  We Vau^est immediatav inspection. The exceptional value  off^d;lisjgaiire 6S; prove a  ^^^0L^Mmm to early, buy-  -*- iri-^orVthe'i|Bft-giving season  alm^est atMStd.  On payment of a small deposit  fc wilkbc^a ^B^nr^yjbo^.niit^  any; emitteranticjfes a-ajcfeion  Christinas buy ing.  sffc"  ; Last week there were 25 patients in  the Grand Fork hospital.  '���������'-'''��������� ���������'.'������������������v^������'^*sW^.'.:.,     '..'������������������'������������������ -vV'   ' * ��������� ���������  ^Mlffli^ Are still  to be seen in  __��������� hd Greenwood^V  ,*'Af:.V!i������-^^"*'*?,^';;..^''K'; ���������������������������*:. *   '   > -  :.':"^9&ttl^^-'apples,   from jf&C*  are  ^hs^^fr^fen cents in Toronto.  p^^v\^:; ,;;--: v ,-.     '    . ��������� ;- v*)v .'-.yy.,  Traffirliad 18 births in September.  ^MtB^-ereiwcomers were boys.  fe'PP������iA:?$A,Ap!fA; '���������'��������� a : r :;.-;. .-���������'.��������� y  '''P^S^^^t^m^^taxes  was  pi^ot., in, ���������#$'������������������  ;H^fe|Sfi^iJ^fe.-, three days tlneyear.  ���������^e^cotoioig of prohibition may lead  i'^^icl<*������������|ig.of the jail at Nelson.  the work Nelson has  -jive*^&-?*^t������. $3,8(M) to Belgian relief.  Qn^wiabout half a dozett drunks  h^b been seen in Greenwood during;  October."-. ��������� ���������   p^:<  Chief Justice Hunter will not run  as a Liberal candidate in East  Kootenay.  The Windsor Hotel at Green wood is  Installing electric heaters iia some of'  the.rooms..  IS^sotticity^ddgfup close tb $600 for  tlierBrifcisB^Red Cross on -Our Day,"  Ocf������ti������irl&  vM:'^:-BAiei^tfaB':'b^e'n.ajppointed������'City  auditor at- Grand Forks at-';a yearly  r.-.o:  Otta^MiP;]. ^jbi^:A^^^J^:^^^^0^  watch  tbfcHuhsisJf^p.o^ ��������������������������� Can-MSIkifr  affairs.   Tha paper "containett a news.  despatch,��������� ��������� pia^wii^"-:^''-' cwft������ ;|i|c������bK  Ottawa^lu^^  th^cMilitary .Servicer A;cftr^  days:;aff*ak the:^A^yon^:p^pik^Jbi^  Parlian**������i-ft'I^  'l^isli  aa&$&^  r������1������������tt'b^'������si^-^..-.#.'k'iVV*s*^  fm.xmm^f...^ .tnm^rfVmi*. jr-fm^'^ff:  the Allie3 which  wiii go           s._.._ -,......SnijfrjJt&gi  adoption by Canada of tneVfiilitary  Servidl-r&cT.P.-E������^pflei?ience has pi$"$ed'-  that Germany^^;^^MopiV;bbserveBvu6jf:  "ejiei^^Mtitx^iMr a-ald "tniit; ever j������sign  of strengthening ov Vweakenizr^v'.-jfe:  noted with the keenest interest nyT th^  ���������Huns.-AT'-A"-".   '-V TrA:A\-A".-Ap.:      ������������������'.:���������*���������������������������.  ySi^^gr^^pi^p^?:.^  . V-..-.'. vs.- :..'���������;. ,7^i-'sT.'.'T-.-s^.->.T������  pTmpAmmm^m  Ci^br^'fields V t������St Tues-;lai^i||i������^  ���������OmA;9J$^^  ^..^ ,..������^������.^,-..,;_^ ^, ^.^^-^^^-^^^^^^^^^.sjig^-i^ayor^v-mi^M  fe������*���������^'fcift���������v*n^^  Sip-MUi&ttM-^scia^  Jacks* ������ii informs hs  that. since a Pro- ���������^^���������^���������������i  Elttle* is :v going: rn ���������-e*sc!uss'������������^;���������..*--.^ys-,s^^���������,  gi������wing-apple������������ahd-.iff=tbifr  of the' resij^ti a^ry^i ^ort^ ^rfpd|VSfgl^^J  "''     ""'''HSisl  ia."   ���������-'%gX^.A'"P:'A-\ ;Lr,-C-'*K;:.*?'ivS'8  jt vMr,:;--VsV'a'S^*M|  p." Vfti������':W-yS^s|&''i&!wi  .;���������;':���������"-'    ���������'������������������',-'+-. ���������       A-Ar^-A-r.-     r_������A- ������������������������������������'-'-*i^'.,Spi-*,<-.'.'   ;.."s-.> ���������'V;^'.-8't'J������SS^l'S^j  ""���������:   '    "rf^s.-1     -'.V'.T -^   .'-   '--.'."."'        '!-'.-V'.*V'--:-;-l'Vy^>>,^'gl  -;j;fe;- .������������������.'.��������������������������� .v;'-''/v'''-'Vs*ilil  *ry"4"V--���������������������������  eE^vsp������E^������foVVsfet6nded tbe re-opening'  nior-ning^servic^ of Nelson Methodist  ^-p&ii'r������^^ast>''S'ulriday.  ?Af������ 118 pound pumpkin is otr ex-  nibitioni at- the Conimei*cial Club  room^afc Bonners F*rry.  "-���������''.-^���������'"."���������-.v--" ��������� ���������'"; VV'.-'V- ??9i":^-*---^*^^^--.".----iV- V--V.  WRITE US FOR SHIPPING TAGS  -Xa i''*������.':*������.������'sjaksw:r.  y,^fa*JLV*3&.^Vy  .<-i������lS!.< !!<  BOX11������2  ���������;.'.'.-' -isstf,vi t*o������ft^.-,-  J^^^VVH-'  NELSON, B.C.  !>  We carry a complete  stock--of-  jW-BBBB  in need of any-  isi; tills.' Sane call  get   oussr  At Revelstoke small   boys   amuse  tKemselvesr^' K������  breaking the  glass1  ifhintfe^tjbfe.^Btbffife.-lock'ljioxcis.-.  - Porthillcitizent- have subscribed for  S2^'of^.th������:^gi'lI.S? Liberty   Loan.  'Wi^^.^^i^^^K^ken $1SIW worth.  ! Tfc������il contributed $4,373| to the  patriotic:' Fund in S&pteh������ber.  ���������jSmelter* employees gave $4000 of it.  Easlo raisedvSQi.ll on "Our Day"  .for*4fiejBntfe^j;Rt!d-������Gros8 cm Oct. 18.  The Pa sctypbl������'"' children     contributed  '^0mPP[.r   -.aaX'T'' .... Pa'-.   :  ^-v^^T^EMfeOfintock V of Brantw  toi������l';,0������t;j Kas> Ifeeh called: to the  pastorate - of^Nelscrh Presbyterian  Church.  , Hardly<507per. cent.. of. t^6e menex-  amiriedTt������y^tfivf f nietlical * board at Nel-  sp far have beep found flt^ for service  ih-tKe trenctiessV .'Vv,  A At Nelsoni'lastiweek ,135 rnenwere  examined- for military "service^, but  only- 5Vyofrt^i*������^erej found fit for  service in the Jienenes.  ;.  v:: Kaslo hias been made a "toll centre"  for long distance telephone business.  Pre"inbusl*^ the B.Cii./T^  handled aif this^workj-i* Neisori.  ���������. For. tbeicvyear just closed Trail ;Red  Ci*oss sent, among, much other stuff,  to the overseas soldiers 394' pairs  knitted socks' and 114 suits pyjamas.  .: VNewsK One (*hiyf thisv. week there  were 16 cars bf freight at Tadanac  iSmelter) destined for  Trail, and held  lacause of  lack of C.P.R, trackage,  room in Traill   "  For three-quarters of the year. 1017  ���������-January to September, inclusive-  ore shipments to Trail smelter show a  falling off over thb same period of  last year of 87;069 tans.  The smelter at Trail now refuses to  treat lead ore carrying more than 4  per cent, of zinc��������� Unices the ��������� order is  modified, raining operations in the  Sloean will be badly .handicapped.  Ledge: From 1801 to 1010, inclnsive,  the mines in, .the . Trail Creek Mining  division have produced minerals valued  ,at over.$70,0Q0,Q0Q^ Practically all of  this was produced at the mines in  Rossland.  LIMITED  THE CANADIAN BANK.  GF  SIR EDMUND WALKER;  CV.a, LL.D,, D,CL. Preiidrm  WiER������)E  T J. MmmmtA .A\mStmmtx*, JUwi  SIR JOHN Alflb, G'tnetsl M������niijf*r  Capital Paid Up4I5.O0O,O00 J^Reserve Fond. . $13,500,000  Tfie Safety Deposit Boxes of this Bank  offer the cjesired security for valuable  papers and other effects. The charge Is  very moderate for the protection thu*  afforded. **  Oi G. BENNETT .VTunagor CroBton Branch  1 The Granby smelter nt the Forks  blew in aix iurpaces. last week^ after  being shiii dovtrn, fb'r a fortnight, owing tb a lack of coke. The urines at  Phoenix ran on half; > time during the  cessation. . '  " Penticton apple shippers complain  of a severe shortage of > refrigerator  ears.- Thoy have fruit enough on  hand to uhip two cars a day, bnt four  cars a week Is, about tho best that can-  be supplied at present.  , Free Press: It has boon arranged  that the local military, medical board  Will visit the largot'campB throughout  tho district for' ftho' convenience of  those who find it impoHuible to come  to ForuJe for examination.  ' Tleirinle TtroH., larjro Hheop ownew of  the Yakima valloy in Wh8hlngU>n,  havo leased a tract- of land near Kel������  ownaand will import ���������from the (Canadian prairies at 'once 1500 head of  shoop to bo wintered there.  i Trail Nowfl: Salmo, according, to  M. C. Donaldson,)tho-garttgo.miu������ und  Fordi ngont, who hOHllvwl thoiw 12  yearn, hofl iiomo' IK motor enr*i wlfih a  population of nay 'i40O' in the com-  mimltv. Including tho-contlgUiOUH  mines, Tliis >htoi|o.for overy .-lH^hr 14  pooplO'-and that we have an Idojti is  a record for thb Kbbtonayn, at lrtdnt.  Kootonaliint   Hollrtring for wngon  rouduuud for auto highway-i uoenui to  lie a mighty popular form of ripnrt In  thfii neck of thb woods these days..  Kaslo han   boen ycllln-ar-vfot*'tlui com-  Elotion oi a rood, to Aliiuworth; Now,  Denver and Bnndon want to be <eon*i  needed ��������� u|n 'N-^-jMni������wtMit*--*'). roml- Ut  Ymir andiuow Uilv������rton vhan put In a  bidfor a wnfton'Swiul   to Slacsw City.  The fbHosWiiig':. frbin: S'p^^an������f4 .con  cerhihg:;the  ypast'v iindP^'���������jjreSen^;: m  applesiapd-also' the iiiarketj demands  issof-mui^-inte^tts.sT-^^v^^^sv'Sv-Vv^v^^  "���������l?^ty?ft������e^ybars , agoi. the, Spity.-  enbni-g was considered the best ofVall  thb5 a^l������j^grv������*^ti^ N������0tt' tt> the Dei  licious^^aad *VtKe VSititfer . Banana *  think'theSpit2*nburg wiilvbHng the  best prices in the, markets* with thb  Arkansas Black next^ but th^lftiftt'  t'Hkt it-is light1 beareiy aV,:tender ,ti*bei  suseeptible- to -disease, aad: not iong  lived* ,will.'caii8e. other - varieties- to be  Fireferred . in  thff >. plantings  of the  utus;e.:-"' '..���������.. ". '.V'.'VV      :. "V'V  ���������4A't  the* age  of  eight" yeai*s  the  Winesapi the  Jonathan- and  a few-  other varieties \vouldbeai* a  fairly  good-crop^ iindei^ the cliuiatic con-:i|i:  tions  of the Pacific - Nbrtli west, but.  the   Spitzenburgs��������� woiild" ribt^Vat'that'!  agehave come into profitable bearing.  It hasjalso^ibeeii proyen- that it'is.ynot  a longdiyed tree- and that when, oth^r  varieties are in full vigor it is[on the  decline.   As a money* maker;   cbver-  ing alongyperiod: bfvyeai*s,'.it is-not  the*re^i-e.considei*������d;the-be^ , vv  '*Fbr' baking, the .{^pitzen^bui"g isj  yery good; but'' th'e coh^ebsfeofoipTib-j  ion as expressed b'yVthe>':liw"t������ls;:: rie^-  tanrants and dining car seryiceiof the.  railroads of the Noi;thwest is that the  Rtime.Beauty, Yellbw. Ne*wt������.������wn iinid:'  Newtown, Red Cheek PippHib- and  Twenty? OunbeV Pippin are ��������� a'Vlittie  better; ��������� . v:v .... P- ������������������ -Ppp.  "The Spitaenburg.,, makes eoodpiest,  in fact, iit-vi-as.obce snopcisea' to make  the* bes&- piesi: butf novi^ thb- YbBow  Newtown,, Wihesap,l; Rhode   Island  Greening,. Duchess an;d jGr^venstaiu,-  are thought to be at least ;equab :  Pa* The' fbliowing prices Vrep'resehtan  averssgefor thre*- years ^eeeiyed?for j  certain varietiesV by they HoodV River  Apple; Growers'   Uoiod, ..- yV.enatchee-  Fi'Mjt" Gwiwers* AsscrciatioiVi and 'the  Yakima'Valley'Prttit^  ciation:-  Vv^inter Bah.nia^^l.GliSpitz-  euburg,    $J,52;    -Yellinw V;Ne������#>*������Rn,:  $1.47} Arkansas BIackr-#i.Mi:: \Vine-  sap, $1.39-:*Stayman> $1.23; Ybrkfliiir  ferial, $m8; R^d^hbelt Plp*>ih;-#fcl7;  Rome Bbaiity;   $1.17; White ���������'-'Winter-  Pearmain, $1.10;  Gano,   $0jS)6; Wag--  ner, $0.91.  -'....���������  "The Delicious was not included in  this estimate, but today it ranks 'Very  high,: ranging in jprice nearly ashigh  as the Winter Banana, is a', heavy  bearer and good shipper. -    ...  "The10 leading varieties, according  to the estimate afc the apple shbws  held at Spokahe for- several yeat'-s  past, when arranged alphabetically,  ars as follows: Arkansas Black, Bald-,  win, Delicious, Gravenstein; Grimes  Golden,' Jonathan. Mcintosh Red,  Nor thei n Spy; Rhode: Island Green*  ing, Rome Beauty, Spitzenbipgi St������iy"  man, Wagner, Wealthy, White Winter Pearmairt, Winter Banana, Wine  sap. Yellow. Belleilovver, Yellow Newtown. It should be borne in luind  that this arrangement is not according to merit naming the best mat, but  it is alphabetical.       >    .    .  "The ArkanHaM-Black is coming to  be a great favorite for the fruit stands  on iiccount of its color. It is the'most  beautiful apple grown, but not the  besC"  or   1qiii< hours.  I&-ple-^saittt to take silad  vier^efi^ct^V^ -pP-  ���������r.~.-���������-j$$m  ���������rAr'AAmgm  v;fv||^i  -."'������������������'���������';'.';s&ls3M  -: ���������yvy'.j^^-SP  .���������������������������Vy-vVsteitefJif  ���������AA^Mmm  ���������A--' ���������ti.>:'m������x?&&  GrestonOruff  PHON������v6-7.        '-aT  '-  GRB0TON  %  Greenwood  had its  first snowfall  this year on Oct. 18.  GnisicriNO OAnns���������Don't order  these until you see Thb Rkvijjw  samples and prices. Our representative will cull. The .lot we have this  year is the bess ever. Pati-onizo the  home prlriteiv'nnd save money.  This ������������, .the first <pies-  tion that preRehlsS itft'lf  to the' housewife if 'an'  unexpected'Visitb^ drb^s  in^for it meal. But why.  worry?  Shamrock 'Brand  Hams- and Macon  Finest Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Rfylogsiaj ozc.  are  alway-jJ  to'1 be  hud'  here.   In ttieats hothinc<  quite equals 'Shamrock*  products. .  P&P%8������M������,  ���������y-.'!Xv-?������sSfe  :���������.   I'.S.  .-.T.i.-.'V.VOy::^.'  '!V~:vVVi^'S^5sSS  "��������� "mm  IB  <Ml  Wiii  y-AV'T  P,  & CG., Ltd.  '''.-'''.'ll'l  :PpXmm  i .,'X I  'SM  tzhsswin  IS THE WORLD'S  Si. 'lis.,^*^UVii*-*tUSi>;a  tobacco in its purest  form.  It ho* a  pleading  flavor.  It ji tobacco *������dcw-  titicdily   prcjiAfea  fo?' mtn*c ucis/  9SSS9MiHig i  a&fcfcs-  -*���������.-  IXHB.ItEVmw. CHK-PTOV Tt  <**n  JBH  DEALERS  SMOKERS  Pijij \ our' ,o0'3 if b'ggp' nuan-  tiL es.   Got \our order in now     ggg  fin "Panateila" cigars   A pre-    Bq  mmm woi Ih  $145 Given Away I  absolutely free.     A genuine  offer made by a responsible  firm    Get full particuhirs by  ���������ftriling to  INTERNATIONAL CIGAR CO.  204 Mclntyro Block  WSSSa     WINNIPEG - Man.  Three Hundred Thousand  Autos Used in War  THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION  come mostly from disorders of  the stomach, liver and bowels.  Regulate these organs and keep  free from headaches by using  W&-1F������     W      -ffS  Laracal Sale of Any Medicine ua Ae WarM.  Sold o������ery ���������v* hesa.   In boxes. 25c,  S     *& mmmm  '^   ^^  LOSSES SURELY PREVENTED  by CUTTER'S BLACKLEG PILLS  1 j)������-prlcj-<l.  Germany Heads  List  of   Belligerent*  Nationals   With   100,000  of Them  Time are approximate^ 300.000  Automobiles being used oa both sides  of tht wai, not including motoi transports, to be put in lhe fukl b\ the  United Stales, accoiding to ������i compilation just completed by the lap-  ancse government, which has, been  investigating thc matter lhc prin  upal entente belhgeicnts have ap  pin-j..<������\.tely 161,42^ autoirobile-- im  uic in the wai, while the ceati.tl pow-  eis aie dcclaied b> the lap,mcse to  Ix   >i-.ius������   130,000 automobile>������  Tlu automobile's m use b\ the en  itnttf powei- aie distubutcd as foi  low ���������,  Bru    ���������->  on 000   including  1*������,000   toi  1 ..   r->   >,\.,tK(   oi   Nupphes      Vi.uue  Sv iV--     k!> an***;     2*\000  loi   caiiving  ���������s.n*.p?.e-.     !\jsmj    >*0,000,      including  , J0.000   v->r   carrxim*:     supplies,     Italv  {10.000   including  *\0Q0     loi    uunini;  i supplies.    Belgium   10,300,    Roumania  t 1.700 aad  iMibia  12->        lhc    numbi.  ol   auitfliiObllt <*���������   liaCd   toi    W ,11    seivice  I>\   ih     icutiat  powcts  aie  VuMinajn 100,000, including 2\U00  toi ion\i\ance of supplies, Austin  lll-iiu'ir* 30,000 including 3,000 toi  i an must goods liukei 7*>U, including ">0 tot toii\e\iig goods ami Bnl-  g iria 300  -fESm-vr"  SEND FOR THE FREE SAMPLE  If vou bitffei t'lom Backache, Rhetinm-  tiwii. Brick Dust 1 leposits, Urinary and  Bladder Trouble**, or Swollen Joints,  ���������write for free sample of Gin Pills to  TUo National Drug nnd Chemical Co,  el Ca-aadft, Limited, Toronto  Mother Rita of Monustir  Newest Foe Leader  Grandfather of Riga Conqueror^Was  An Officer in French Army  vjcijiiaiis    jj*  i iic captuic uy tu<  Riga haa biought out a new German  armv commander, von Hutier, whose  tcceiit piomotion to leadership of an  independent army, is one of the few  c-\aniplei> of young blood foicing its  way to the top thiough thc seined  tanks of old generals and superannuated officers  Von llutiei, who is of Ficnc-h descent, bis grandfather having been a  l*ien<h   officer,   was   a   division   com-  JJJ.JJJVC\   J        <\ I.  nnd    iiiitil  f\ f   ��������� i>  e   wa������"  captmc of Riga he  had no striking events to has credit  His* chief of staff, den Slubci zwig,  was for a time Field Maishal von  Mackenscn's chief of staff and later  w.is tiansfcircd to Belgium, wheie  Ins name gained nndesuable piom-  lueiuc in connection with the execution of }��������� tilth Cavell, the British  nui sC  Pnme  Fitel   Fin di ich,  commandei  oi   the    first     guard     division,   which  l taptin etl   '1 ai nopol,     pai tuipalcd     in  ! tlu   opiiations al Riga  that  chronio  ekin  diseases  -whicli  have   defied   all   other   treatments  ��������� .    m*    x~    ** -mm,.i.   ft  yiejy. lo jbaiu-oUtc t ������ _  It la because Zam-Buk is germicidal, and also bas such power of  penetration that lt roaches disease  in the underlying tissues and cures  irom the "root" up. That is tlia  only way a permanent cure caa be  effected.  " Mr. H. C. Buckley o������ 461 E. Broad-  Way, Portland, Oregon, says: "For  chronic skin diseases there ia  nothing like Zam-Buk   For fifteen  years I nad eczema, and  cndlebs number of so-called 'eczema  cuies,' but nothing -was capable of  curing me permanently until I used  Zam-Buk. Ten months' use of* Zam-  Buk has effected a complete cure "  For ulcers, abscesses, boils, ringworm, blood-poisoning, piles, burns,  scalds and cuts, Zam-Bnk is equally  good. All dealers or Zam-Buk Co,  Toronto.    50c. box, 3 for $1.25.  urefserredbv         a -Jem sSkTk*  ccn.    because thty  crotaet where other  v.2������lflts fad.  Write fcr booklet aad testiaiorials.  lO-Ossa pkx. fWacWea Pills. SI.00  SO-d-js* fmts. SStasWig PHI*. 54.00  Useasr iajcclss. bu; Cutset's ������TOj>lest.*Bd ststoass^st.  The JE2pej;<sriw- ol Ouster *pr������3act������ J������ due ta ovcr IS  veu-s oi iix^iiixms; is V.VCC5NES iSO SHKtiMS  b^'T-Y. l.xsisr OS CUTTsKX'sS. 11 unobtsinabl*  jsj^rr d*x*rct.  *m������ Orttei L32ksrstsry. Bwtnley, CaUfernJa  J  Co.m-, and waits di-apptii v lien  tuattd with Kollowa>\ com tuu  w i* bout   leaxing   a   icai  COOK'S  COIfON   ROOT   COMPOUND  A Js/es, rchatl. rcfixtciirzm. ntcJm,  ctss. Soki ia ihrcc ijs-grreea oi  suenrth. Ko. 1. Jl: No. 2, $3j  Xo. 3. f5 per box. SolS by ������u  dmesista. 07 sent prep������ld to  y'jtin packaze oa reotipt ol  pri<-������. Free patcphlet. AddreM  THE COOK SinniCVUZ COi  TtrmrC*. Or*. iF*nmi& tFbtbtm-J  THE K5W FRErttH ftEMSOY. N������1. Mo2 W^  THERAPION H^rJ:^  jceat succe-ij. cta^s chronic vv������������esess. uos?t vtsoa  * VIM. KIO.SEV. BL-JBBES. OiSSASE^, SLCOD POISON.  TILES. EITMER-J.O T>!������>.'OaiSTS or tt<\L. tl. roST A <7T%  P&Vm-.ERA Co. SO. 8EEKMAS 3I.SEW VO������l.orL'i"il������<������-lfil  TORONTO. WRITE FO* FREE BOO< IO DR. L.E CW.3Q  MED.Co. HAVKHsroc������RD. HA^J(^TK^O. LOXOOX, E-������<������.  TRVNElVORAGEElr^-iTECeaiiyORMOF    easv   TO  Tit KM  StfE   ISO  LASTS^&CO**.  SCC THAT TSAOE   MASKED   WORO   * THfcUAPION * ������S OH  9StX. COVr.STAMf AFFIXKO TO AS.sC GBNUISE PAC������I������  V  Prevention of Waste  S Tho remarkable reduction of the  ; garbage output in some cities since  ; the food controller issued the call  j emphasizes many things. One of  i these is the enormous normal waste  1 of food in cities and towns. The city  ��������� of Boston under the impetus of the.  i "Saving' Campaign" shows 530 tons  less   wastage  for  the month  of   luue. ...  Alis.  Delvina  Pcllctier,  Ste.  Pcrne-  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, Etc.   tllc, Que., writes: "1 have linich plea  sure in stating that Baby's Own lab-  lets have been a marvellous medicine  in the case of my baby.    I have been  and  Induing   this  woild   war,  and  bi-  Miks   that   ha\int4   pitdutcd   both   the, ��������� .   uist and sitond '> dkan >\ais and liie Tt i-, in)pos<-iblc to h\e without  assassination ot Xitlulukc Fiancis I woi king Pvcn those who aie sup-  ludiMird, tlu luu to llu Vustuan ) pos< d to know how are ieall> cnjcfag-  tluonr should bi ionilusi\e indua- fcd in woiking somebod}  lion ul an abihu to *>orett 11 the Intuits imiatih With hei past pei-  loHiniHts in nnnil, lhe latest piophc  i\ ol Mothoi Uita. of Monasin, tlu  famous pioplutiss ol the Balk.ms  i anus additional weight 'she now  p-iduts that \ mini will I ill on the  0 i\ Knig Pcici, the a{,id uionaich of  Siibia, du s Ptihaps tunc will pio\c  her right. Stranger things than that  have happened.  MARVELLOUS MEDICINE  FOR LITTLE ONES  Poles   Make   Demands  According:  to  a  report    from   Cra-  llieic   is   more   C itanh   in   this    section   ot  tiie   cuuntrj   tliau   .ill   other   disca.es   put   to   '  KCthn,   .ind   (or  >edis   it   nas,   '-upposed   lo  be  uitunble    Doctor^   mebcnbcd   local   iemediej=   |  and   b>   coubuntlv   iulmgr  to  tuie  with   local I  tieatiijont    pionounced   it   incurable     Catarrh  i->  a  local  ihseisi,  f,'eatl>   influenced  by  con   '  snn<tio'i���������l   co id tio'i*-    ,md    tl c-cfore   icqmres  constii'iioiidl       not litut IJall's       Calanh  Cure maiuifictuied b> t* T Cheney & Co, I  lolcdo. Ohio, is a constitutional lemcdy, is  taUen internally :uid acts through the Blood  on the Mucous Surfaces of the System. One  Hundred Dollars reward is offered for any  case that Hall's Catarrh Cure fails to curi.  Send  for circulars and testimonials.  !���������*.  J.   CHENEY   &  CO..   Toledo,   Ohio.  Sold   by   Druggists,   75c.  Hall's   Family   Pills   for   constipation.  Minimize The Fire -  Peril By Using  .These include abolition of the. frontier lines between the German and  Austrian spheres of occupation in  i Russian Poland*, cessation of rcquisi-  : tions in Poland, the expenditure of  : 6>5OO,GO0,000 marks to repair the rav-  ' ages of war and the appointment of  ; Count MaronfTiky as head of the new  ! administration of the occupied^., dis-  ; iricts.  Progress of Japan  Viscount K-'to says a fundamental  thiuj; aboul the progress of Japan:  "'Many foreitvtners think that Japan  half a century ago was an uncivilized country. Therefore ihe prugress  which Japan has made may seem to  these foreigners extraordinary. Rut  Japan had a characteristic civilization of lier (inn before the country  was   opened   to   the   world. There  fore, in the Japanese view, thc progress of Japan durinp; the past fifty  years is not remarkable. Tl is loss  than tiie progress made by some other countries during the- same half-  century. Thai is to say. tlio di'Vor-  ence between Japan and tlu* progressive countries lias been lessened during the half century, but there is a  difference; still existing between  them."  !   *  il  : I  ; ,  i ���������  f ���������  i  YES!  LIFT A C0RN*-  0FF WITHOUT PAIN !  The Hoy���������1 shall be glad when 1  am   old   enough   to  do  as   I   please.  The-Man���������And about that time  you'll go and get married, so it won't  do much good after all.���������t'hicafo  Herald.  Cincinnati man tells how to dry  up a corn or callus so it  lifts off with fingers.  You corn-pestered men'* and women  need suffer no longer. Wear the shoes  .that nearly killed you before, says  this Cincinnati authority, because a  u\v drops of freezone applied directly  on a tender, aching corn or callus,  stops soreness at- once and soon the  corn or hardened callus loosens so������it  can be lifted off, root and all, without  pain.  T\ small bottle of freezone costs  very l':Ule at any drug store, but will  positively lake off every hard or soft  corn or callus. This, should be tried,  as it is inexpensive and is said not to  irritate   the   surrounding  skin.  If your druggist hasn't any freezone  tell him to get a small bottle for you  from his wholesale, drug house, it is  tine slulT and acts like a'charm every  time.  eminent analyst that they do not  contain one particle of opiates or other harmful drugs��������� they cannot..pos-  sibl}- do harm���������they always do good.  The Tablets arc sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co.,  Brockville,  Ont.  Mose Had the Wrong Idea  A henroost, was robbed one night,  reports Case and Comment, and the  owner found some finger prints in thc  dirt. lie. had one of these photographed and had the print enlarged. The  finger print was. traced to a neighborhood ne'crdbwcll named Mose and  after -being accused Mose admitted  his guilt: He looked at the enlarged  photograph  and  said: -    ,  "What Ah. wants to know is: how-  did you'all git that photograph of  them cordtirov pants 1 wore that  night?"  Women's Rights in China  China is. the only  Oriental  country  where   women   are   allowed   to  legislate.     One.   of   the   provincial   parliament  formed after  thc  republic .was  established���������that  of  Canton-���������allotted  ten scats to  women,  who are elected  by  the voles, of their own sex.   Two.  of     the     successful,   candidates     are j  school  mistresses;, and   inqst   of     the ;  others are the. wives' of wealthy mer-'  chants. '    ' j  Since   taking   their  seats  the     lady '.  legislators  have  devoted     themselves !  most diligently to their duties.   They |  frequently  take   part   in   the   debates, j  and display considerable aptitude for |  parliamentary   business.       It     is. believed that the  example set by Canton wrill in  course of time be followed  by   some   of  the  otherTprovincial.  assemblies iu  China,    w-hich "M  present  consist  exclusively  of  men.  Chemically Self-Extiagaishiag  "Silent 500s"  "No  The Matches With  Afterglow  '~f������  yEDDy is. the only Canadian  maker of these matches, every  stick of .which has been treated  with a chemical solution which  positively   tensures    ttte    match  .'���������becortiing'''''dead"Vwo'bd'.;- once it  has been lighted and blo^n  out.  Look for the'..words. "Chemically self-extinguishing" oh the  'box.  a:.- '-'.' "X"\  Al  ��������� i!i  '''.tl  l'ii!)  POSTUM  has been  adopted as  the table  bevetag'e  in. many a  home because of  its pleasing  f lavor and  healthful  nature  Pain Flees Before It.���������There is  more virtue in a bottle of Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil as a subduer of  pain than in gallons of other medicine. The public knows this and  there are few households throughout  the country where it cannot be'  found. Thirty years" of use has familiarized ..the people with it, and made  it a household medicine throughout  the  western world.  Officers Create  Spirit of Antagonism  Brutal Arrogance and Worse  of  the  Prussians  James \V. (ierard, lhe* former American ambassador to (iermany, iu  discussing lhe Zabuni incident and  the j>art il played in leading the German mililaritsts to bring on war tells  lhc  following:  "l,"or years officers of lhe army,  both in the discharge of their duties  and outside, havc behaved in a vx'vy  arrogant way toward the civil population. Time and .igaiu while I was  in Germany waiting in line at some  lick i-1 o l'ii cf an officer shoved himself  ahi-ad of all others without even a  protest from those waiting. On one  occasion I went to the races in licr-  liu witii my brother-in-law and bought  a box. ��������� While we were out locking at  lhe horses between the races a Prussian officer and his wife seated themselves in onr box. 1 called lb * attention of one of the ushers to this, bu'  the usher said lhat he did not dare  ask a Prussian officer to leave;, and it  was only alter sending hiin my Jockey Club badge and my pass as ambassador that I was able to secure pos  ���������ii'ssiim   of   my   imn   how"  Mr (ierard iiniliei- j.iai.-s lhat  | liiere have been many iusiauccH in  ! Germ.in v     where     officers,     lia\inc>     a  Standardized Ships at Sea  The first of the British govern-'  ment's standardized merchant steamers lo replace tonnage lost through  submarines, it is announced, has  been commissioned after completing  most successful trials. The keel was  laid down in February and the hull  was launched in June.  ll is understood that six different  types of vessels, varying in size from  8,0ll0 tons downward are being built  in Great Britain. Many hundreds of  such  ships  will  be  constructed.   .  Your Asthma, Too. The efficacv  of Dr. T.D. Kellogg's Asthma Reined}- is not something that is merely  to be hoped for; it is to be expected.  It ncv.er .fails to bring relief, and in  your own individual case it w*ill do  the same. So universal has been the  success of this far-famed, cure that  every one afflicted with this disease  owes  it to  himself  lo  try it.  A Simple Remedy  In these days of nervous prostration, called by some, "nervous prosperity," because it is so prevalent  among the idle rich, this story of the  famous Dr. Aberncthy, who did not  believe in coddling bis patients, is  apropos.  A patient, a. wealthy woman, sent  for him, and he found it was a case  of nerves.  "Doctor," she said, "I feel a terrible pain in my side every time I  piit niy hand to my head."  'Then, Madam," said thc doctor,  "why, in the. name of common sense  do you put your hand to your head?"  Artificial  nn Tp Y?i nr in  ���������JL] xtd xVd A ������1  }  I   make   Artificial   Tee  ywithout-'the   use     of   _  plate; I can tran������forml  badly   shaped   mouth  ia  to   a -:pretty  one;   I  cal  ��������� "' do   the   best   wark tluf  expert dental science has evolved, and 1 csl  do it cheaper and more satisfactory than an^  body 1 know1.        '  Examination  and- Consultation  Fr������e.  DR. G. R. CLARKE -"-  Rooms   1   to   9,   Dom.   Trust   Bl4g.  Regina      -      -      -        -      -       Sas^  A Tightwad  lie���������Mere I've spent four years  courting you and you throw me over  for another  fellow.   .  Shc���������Well, he spent less time and  more money, that's why.  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Dandruff.  Let Us Do the Same  Cum is good food. The Italians  are accustomed to eat corn in considerable ijuanlilies. Since we know-  in Canada how- to prepare it for consumption, wc are going to spare  wheat willingly enough for Tiie'needs  of  our  foreign  allies.  The Heart of a Piano is the  Action.   Insist on the  Otto Hige! Piano Action  m*���������*  MONEY ORDERS  rr^  fix  .Dominion   Express   Money  five dollars costB  three  cents.  Order     i3  best  Silieiis���������We   never    heift the  things that  are said about us.  Cynicus���������No;  we  are  dead  then.-  Judge.  Buy Idolp and Motor Coats  Many   English     women  are   bciltr,  ofi" now  than Tbey  ever were befoij  What   use  are  they   making  of   tln.7  newly acquired wealth. ���������  Tii..;   London   Daily   Mirror    learnt  that   one   woman   invested   lhe'     s;i*v  iugs of   weeks   in  a silver teapot''  "ll  does  make  a   place,  look     so   i>  spectacle,"   its   owner   explained.  Another bought a Chinese- idofl  another a motor coat, although si\  had no motor car; and a thin1 '  complete, set of llouore. Balz.'i/  though she was tumble to read  word "of '.French.  <zr  ill  M  r i  l 17*1  slight dispute willi civilians, hav  iusl.'Utly cut the civilian down, Instance-, of this hind and the harsh  I ri'iilini'iil of lhe Genu.in* b> olVn ers  .oul itiuh i iillii'ei >, while ser\iii|> iu  lhc army, muhnihtedlv cna'ed in  Gcnn.ihv .i spirit ot' aiitaruniyni not  onlv   io   (In-     army   ilself,   bul   lo   the  <������������������������������������.'        .,��������� il j J   . i .in    .it     I '������������������! i . . i-i  iTDrMiT 12'  rnafi-m***imm  Children prefer it to tho most expensive butter. Why not  save money by lining more of this syrup ?  In 2, 5, 10 and 20 pound ti.������������-3 Ib. C.Inm Jan  \ Write for free Coolc Book. . 34  THC CANADA STARCH CO. LIMITED. m MONTREAL.  mm  'im i������ ul ���������uillnu iniliuil ii������j������,ji������������  'A  i  ..^J.UXJ,JB.-^!>.L.^1||g   M   tlfx.^imt.mliii***.***.^^*.���������^*^*^���������**,*^  ik**Mm\nmutt-   llfclWllMMIllllWlWHiMWIlHill-mi  iWi-^iWlHWilflMlrtaiMM  ��������� ���������r.J,.tj...J-..,.^^w.-���������>���������1|(||Tl1t.  WHIN  -fiHttliiMN  imt.-im.mimi  ������������������MMMNNNi  BWttW  J^,a.-J������utJ.ua^.. ANEWWORLl  Appeals ta v '"������������������;;."j/v  Austrian Kaiser Takes Counsel With  ;  -Old Enemy   y  It  is  a .���������'curious-, irony of fate,    that  PEOlf E'SH^ITY SIGNIFICANT SIGN OF THE TIMfi>'gtf^ffiffiZ A^fo-iS,  should now be appealing to a Social-  A New World is the Goal Towards  Which the AH.'ed,Natibns  Are Marching When Democracy Decrees That the Government  Of a Nation Becomes the Sovereign Will of the People  V '    ... -'���������'.:  Vv. ; -;''.'; ';,-;��������� .' Q- - ; ~ '��������� __��������� '  ,T>  To maintain the -war spirit of the  nation is as imperative a* task as 'the  maintenance of reinforcements and  supplies at the front. In olden days  ���������wars were carried on by . kings or  governments through military commanders. The attitude of the' nation  .at large was not a. matter of supreme  importance in the carrying on of a  campaign. But times have changed.  In democratic countries, the whole  nation, not the government -only, goes  to w.ar. No longer i's^ themilitary  commander in the field left to his'  own devices; no longer are ministers  concerned only with'the maintenance  of an army in the field. The war  spirit   must  be  kept'.alive   at  home,  ist to stand by him andV his. family  in safeguarding bis throne/' especially  ,w-hen: tiie; <*mp.er6rfs faather tried, lo  put; aircird to'tliat Socialist's life'.  And thereon-'hangs 'a  tale.     v  The  affairhappened    in   1895,  and  was the sequel to    one of the.  most  Calls Democracy Dangerous-'&-&��������� ^ ^tri^'^emS^s1  father, the late Archduke Otto,    was  Ruling Classes of.Germany   Bitterly  Oppose Move for Democracy  When the Liberal and Socialist  newspapers in Germany continue to  talk about the' prospective democratization of the empire in the near  future in connection with the re-  establishment of peace, copies of conservative papers recently received iv.  London show- that the ruling class iu  Prussia bitterly resents every implication that it is to lose some of its power. Writing on democracy, the Berliner Neueste Nachrichten says:  Kaiser  connected. The story is well known.  Riding one, day.in the country.  Archduke Otfo met the-.funeral Vpro-  cessionofa poof peasant, whose relatives, and friends were following,  his" body to the grave. ^Archduke Otto, vfi-ho was accompanied by several  officers, compelled the bearers to put'    . .    . .     .  down the coffin in the centre of the   citizen said, "Give us .food and -we'll  . .     - "The    most    dangerous    enemy or  which,  to an  extent  undreamt  of in   the German people is democracy.    It  Napoleonic times, is the base of military operations. In days gone by  statesmen spoke to the nation  through parliament. With the com-  i-ng of democratic goyernment ministers "nowadays forsake the house  for ''.ttic public platform. It is * a sign  of the times, and significant of the  silent revolution which war is bringing in its train, that the prime minister of the. United Kingdom _ takes  advantage of every . opportunity to  associate the people witii the government in bidding defiance to German  military science. For Mr. Lloyd  George knows that'side by side with  the physical struggle, the fight is being waged for a new world made safer for the common people.      "  A new world. This is the goal  towards which thevAllied nations are  marching. This new Vworld is coming not from kings or governments  or parliaments, but -from the people,,  who? lTavc^bceii so long shut out  of  "their heritage. When Mr. Lloyd  George, inVa' r-jceiitspeech, called on  the British democracy to "get a-new;  I world"1 die  had  in  mind    the   disap-s  . pointing barrier which German military aggression interposed between  the .British masses and; the full consummation .... of tlicir hopes. But the  war has not been an unmixed evil if  it carries the reforming spirit of the  British nation stages farther along the  road of social and political redemption than -were deemed possible in  tlic; declining days of tlic "4 Asqiiith-  Lloyd George .government.  In that new world the parliament  must ^ake its' place not as the machinery of a government, or a party  bi.it as the sovereign will of the, nation. Unthinking observers^; of the  effects; of the war upon parliament  see in the breakdown of the representative chamber the inherent limitations of democracy as a -governing  force in time bf vvar. *\This was not  the conclusion of Mr. Balfour. Standing ou the threshold of the new world  ��������� that is rising from the ashes'of the  past, the people of the Allied nations re-echo Mr. Balfour's challenging words in the house at Ottawa:  "We li ave staked our last dollar on  ��������� democracy, .and if democracy fail us  tye- arc bankrupt indeed."���������Toronto  Globe.  is democracy that we shall have to  fight when our arms have long been  at rest and the far-advanced frontiers of the new and greater Germany have been secured-���������in spite of  July 19 and its reichstag majority���������  in a German security peace."  This causes the Berliner Vor-  warts, the organ bf the so-called majority Socialists, to remark:  "So, when England, France, America, Russia, etc., have been defeated,  the war will begin, with cheers in the  name of -the German people, against  the German people, itself."  The Berliner Krcu-z-Zeitung publishes the following appeal to the  Prussian nobility:  "The Fatherland is in danger. Our  enemies, it is true, cannot stand up  aganist the ; sword of Hindenburg  and his loyal .supporters or against  the durirg of our gallant bluejackets.; But,_ as must be said to  our eternal, disgrace, our enemies  find", conscious and unconscious allies among people wdio bear ths German'name and live within the -German frontiers.- The German people's will for victory is being weakened, and efforts are being made to  disturb the well-proved foundations  of out state system, Prussia���������Germany is on' the: verge of an abyss.  "Where at this hour are the sons  of those to whom the Prussian state  and the whole German Fatherland  owe so much? Where is the Prussian nobility? Is it not now their  duty to call the whole of the loyal  Prussian people of all classes to  gather together . ��������� and resist the disappearance of the Prussia of Frederick the Great and the German  empire of William the Unforgettable  and his great chancellor? Is all the  precious blood to have flowed in vain?  The Prussian nobility must be summoned, not to the defense of its alleged or real rights, but to the fulfillment of its ��������� duties toward the  Fatherland which are based deep in  history. Once more, whore is the  Prussian nobility?"  rs-s.-v s:;;^-sy^'&*2c ���������** J&i  *y?~- ������������������,���������:::��������������������������� A-^'zrrKt    ^*&~rl  'tW$tM*^M  GERMAN" RAipS:;'HAVEv-DRI^EN';HOME:������A  y .......' .     .-. ���������    ���������: t' :  ���������   '"  ��������� ������������������' ���������-.  ���������-     .-..",-'.���������, r, ..,'���������   ' V��������� '.' ss...V.''y --..  - y '     s'.-y."V. "��������� ' '.'������������������ V'V��������� */. AA'A. ',:':r'r-v "--y-Vy������������������rrp.P^p������ffii'f������$&B  ���������   '       ': " :"'" ''''     v ��������� "'   ' '    "':::"::"'''''":";:''fP^P^������^^&^^i  ppTpii$im������m  Absolute Supremacy of the Air Would Enable  The War Into Germari^fcrt-Jto^^  ��������� ��������� '��������� AA .        '    *m    '  ''      "'"���������' *"' ���������'"������������������'���������  ������������������';' -;v--   '   - ���������'���������':!���������''���������-:"���������"'���������"��������� A..- ...������������������-������������������- _^ ..���������"'���������'���������.    : rr'' A-.- rAr--AA r'r.'AAAAAAsSksJxA^^  lute Military Results and ta Wear Down Kesistmice V  -n~p- "���������''���������-    i������������������... *'���������������������������.-   ������������������. ;"'"������������������'."��������� -;'"-"'' '.;���������'.'������������������AP������K^&ii^&  P~'aa   a- : ���������:.:��������� 'a'"-'-  aTa:-a���������T''PTTa'A'.aatp-a:PT:p^0^  V The German* raids'-'6hV.IJohUpa':.:i.i^  driven  home   one   lessoilv ah6iii'PAih^T:~A'A0!i^^^\  use of air power.   A'^bare'superioritiy:':-:"*;^?s^SbMl  .j^jBBMM  Want To^e Like England  One City in    Germany    the  '        .Dare  Not  Visit  The people of Hamburg, long proud  of, the distinction of being lhc only  "free city" in Germany, are so sick of  the war, so eager to hear the^^ proclamation ''peace," that,  as one .notable.  Spies in South America  G'ermah Agents  Well Organized   in  Buenos Ayres for Enemy  Work  ��������� Coming closely after Secretary of  State Lansing's revelations of German-Swedish intrigue, the New York  .World publishes the following article  from its correspondent in Buenos  Ayres,  under date  of August  18:v  The unusual activities'of ' German  spies.in this city during the recent  visit of the United States squadron  have led to the discovery of an espi-j  onage bureau which appears to be tho  headquarters for -Gentian activities in  South America.  It was through an accident tliat the  espionage activities' were discovered.  ThcBfi were revealed through the  opening of a letter which was  wrongly delivered to a man of pro-  ally sentiments. On reading the letter he turned il over to the foreign  ' office.  The president of lhe. Argentina Republic immediately started searching  enquiry with the result that it has  byen learned that tbe bureau Is beiug  rrnanccd from Germany and that it is  housed in the elaborate residence of  a German nobleman who is now living in a hotel.  A secret .wireless outfit has been  discovered in a house, ou United  Slates  street  and  was  demolished.  Tt had been asserted for some time,  by allied representatives here fh.it  German espionage agents in Buenos  Ayres have been in direct communication with Berlin by means of the  Buenos Avros cable to Spain, whence  the information is sent by wireless  from  Madrid.  road> in order that'hc might have  the pleasure of jumping over it on  his horse. This he did several times,  backwards and forwards, whilst the  mourners looked on indignant and  helpless. Archduke Otto and his  friends  then continued their  ride.  Herr Pernerstofer, who at that  time -was the, only Socialist member  of thc Austrian chamber of deputies,  brought the scandal to light in parliament, and denounced Archduke  Otto from the rostrum ofVthc chamber as a blackguard. ..His courageous  attack on one of the'most prominent  members of the imperial family caused a tremendous sensation.  The next day - Pernerstofer was  found in iiis flat lying on the floor  nearly dead. His servant had been  decoyed out of the house, and during  her absence one or more unknown  persons had got into the flat and  beaten Pernerstofer to the point of  dea^fi. When theV servant came back  she found the Socialist deputy lying  in a pool of blood, and for many  weeks afterwards he lay helpless as a  result_ of the brutal assault.  Police investigations were made,  but they were speedily terminated,  because it, was found that Archduke  Otto had been the perpetrator of the  outrage. It was also discovered that  the late Archduke Francis Ferdinand,  although he had taken no part^in the  coffin incident, nevertheless resented-  the public . attack on an imperial  archduke so keenly that he aided and  abetted his brother in the assault on  Pernerstofer.  It is one of the curious ironies of  fate that Archduke Otto's son should  now bc appealing to Pernerstofer  to stand by the imperial family and  help  him  in  safeguarding his  throiie.  Church Bells Make Munitions  70,000 church bells, destined for  the smelter and ultimately for conversion into munition-- of war, havc  been received by a big bell factory  at .Anoldo, in the Prussian province  of TTrmnvt-r.  \V.  ������������������������*���������  U.     H77  Highest Order is the Garter  VBut the Order of Merit Is Pre-eminent Gift of King  What is the greatest honor in thc  gift of the king? "Oh the Garter, of  course!" says everybody; and it may  once bc admitted that the. Knighthood of the Garter is thc most exclusive order of chivalry in the world,  and it must havc been one of thc bitterest pills the kaiser had to swallow  when his name and the names of his  lelatives and allies were struck ofi  that roll whose shrine, is St. George's  Chapel, Windsor.  But the Garter, though the most  exclusive' order/ .inasmuch as it is  coiifified to royalty and nobility, is  not thc greatest honor the king can  confer. That position of pre-eminence must be accorded to the 'right  to place the letters "O.M." after one's  name. The Order of Merit has not  been long established, but by universal consent it has t.alccn a premier  nlaoe among those honors whicli the  best and greatest may covet without  loss of simplicity and dignity.  Hitherto it has Heen confo^re'd with  extreme care, and the* number of  people who have held tliis title and  hall-mark of universal esteem and  admiration have seldom exceeded a  dozen. But to be in the company of  Sir Edward Elgar and Thomas  Hardy and Lord M'orley is to be of  the company of noblemen indeed,  who have (rained iheir patent to  nobility by splendid achievement and  by thc production of work.which will  oullast all the dynasties of kings.  Women Smokers In Waled  A woman was seen smoking a pipe  in a Swansea by-street yesterday, and  seemed to_ be enjoying it hugely; of  course, this is not quite a new thing.  fyOiue <>h\ ladies, especially of Iri.sh  extraction, have enjoyed their weed  in that way for many years past. Hut  it was the way in which this was  done which surprised the public.|  As a matter of fact, in London  some rvonten have gon������ in for cifrar-  ettefi nnd pipes In their homes and in  the women's clubs where a rule that  piped arc not permitted has been  quietly rescinded in favor of the  mute visitors, who now smoke vigor-  otinly without complaint.���������-Cardiff  ' Western   Mail.  West Will Get  Apples From East  Price  Has  Been    Fixed    to    Allow  Wholesale and Retail Profit  According to Hon. W. J. Hanna,  food controller, Western Canada will  obtain its apple supply from Nova  Scotia. Hc stated that the British  Columbia crop was 75 per cent, normal. Ontario and Q-uchcc have only  15 per cent, of a normal crop, but  Nova Scotia has 100. per cent, nor-'  mal. The latter province usually exports a large quantity of apples, but  this year the crop from the cast will  be diverted to the west aud the food  controller's department has . already  made arrangements for the distribution of the crop in carlad lots to the  west. The price has also been fixed,  and the wholesalers and retailers will  help in its distribution onffthe basis  of the fixed price.  Another point made by Mr. Hanna  was that it would be a great mistake  for Canada to change the standard of  its flour. It was true, hc said, that  for the present there would be a  slight gain if the standard of flour  was lowered, but this would be much  more than offset by the loss that  would accrue in export trade after  the   war.  hang our flags."  An Englishwoman who lived in  Hamburg for many years, and has  just made her way to England, gave  this vivid description of the condition of things there:  No place in Germany has been hit  so hard by the war as Hamburg. No  com munity sighs so anxiously for  peace. There is no more talk of  "victory."  To the thousands of people who  knew Hamburg in its gay, prosperous,  well-fed days the Alster city would  present a sad and sorry sight today.  There is no sign, whatever of its former prosperity. The harbor is dead.  The vast business of export ahd shipping on which thousands of Hamburg  families depended is-at a standstill..  They have, had to-make heavy drafts  on savings and invested capital. Tile  two great hotels, once the city's  pride, the Esplanade and the Atlantic,  are practically shut aud bankrupt;  they depend on the patronage of  wealthy vitmors, especially, A-1**^-  cans and English. Cafe life ceased  many months ago. You can get no  coffee that is drinkable���������-the so-called "substitutes" are vile ahd there  has been no tea for a long time.  The Hamburg goose was a once-  famed national dish. A goose, when  it can be had, now costs $25 or $30;  in the old da\rs a fine one cost $2.50  to $3.50. There is no lack'of money,  but money is worthless because only  in rare instances can one buy anything with it. There were never so  few fat men and women in Germany. "Pot-bellies," have disappeared . Everybody iu Hamburg is  and looks underfed.  Hamburg depended, to an enormous  extent, on English trade and good  will for its prosperity; and though  the Hamburgers at first prayed that  Gott would strafe England, .they are  beginning now to think of the future.  They hope England will forgive and  forgot, and help the port to regain  some of its greatness.  You will hear a good many Hamburgers say they know now that it  was not England who made the war.  They arc beginning to blame "Berlin." .The kaiser is not nearly so  popular on the Elbe as he once was.  I do not think tliere would be 'much  cheering for him today if he rode  round the Alster with his friend,  Herr Ballin. ��������� Hamburg soldiers are  very bitter when they come home.  You hear a good deal of talk, attributed to them, about "freeing" Hamburg from the rest of Germany when  the war is over; They want to be  "like England."  means that the war in the air con  tinues to be fought . overV ourVv6\vn"W  territory or tliat of our Allies^ To  carry the war into German territory  in such a way as to Cs.ectire-definite .  military results, 'such a supremacy is  needed as will "prevent. Gcrriiah airmen froiii ever'���������rising*;.''" Such a supremacy, if we, could hold it for three  months,.would gain us victory in the  war. We could bomb lvrupps so persistently that no work would be possible there. Wft could destroy: the  Rhine bridges, so that no supplies,  even if they cottld be manufactured,  could reach the German army. The  effect would be to double and trebli?  the relative strength of tiie allied  armies to the German. Had the truth  of this view been seen twelve months  ago,>wej might at this time have been ���������  in a winning position and -that it a  much smaller expenditure of life and  at a much smaller cost to the industry and finance of the country.  The truth was not seen a year ago  because "admirable as is the work  donevby the Royal Flying Corps and  by th?- Royal Naval Air service, both  vt^r office and admiralty were too  busy in defending their own prerogative over the air to take a broad  and long view of all thc changes that  this new arm would make in. the art  of war. The Germans, too, were  nearly as slew to sets themV for,  though they have taken a leadi it is  only a slight, one and' the prospects  of our catching up "to them are very  good. Already views about the future  of air power which would * have  seemed wild only two monihs^ago.  though they were put forward even  then, are now the commonplaces for  discussion upon the'-war. It is not  the least of our debt to America that  .her energy and foresight in preparing a huge air fleet has enabled us to  look ��������� forward with confidence to attaining the superiority required���������not  this year, alas! but next year. And  it is not the least of'the services of  Germany to our war policy that by  raiding London they have at last  knocked the truth into bur heads.���������  H. Sidebothani in the New Republic,  .���������/��������� ������������������V-*5?'r������S'vS*&'*fl  ' '- >v..-SvK'i^'^.-.^-X^H  - -- -.-... yy.--,--i-<F<v*j'vii  . ^-'���������:;.- -.' rAy.*,<rM&l������.m  ���������A-:A&J&$mmi  :���������"*������������������������������������' yS-isiSSl  ���������.'���������'���������������������������-���������-���������T^^W^ip  "ArP$P0m  .-.���������,.-...;.-,;��������� -Assii-fSssjjSL  ���������r',..i.A'Ati^'*%$M  ���������������������������PTPrPkt^^-  ".��������� ys-s;'s:;;ft&?!'i^S  AAfmm  T.'y'P'-'pr^^  .     ,-������������������ - r-'- if'i",:V2^Am  ���������TTTPWTM  A-AAA+PsSm  : VVtyVVSlgi  'rPyPrpOm  ������������������''v.-.-':A-:'''"-!',g������tS|  Paris Ha������''"''Wja1r"^^  Canadian Pig Iron Production  With three small plants still null eard from, the total production in  Canada during thc lirst three mouths  of 1917 was 276,777 tons, an average of 92.529 tons per month as compared with a monthly production of  97,438 tons during 1916.���������Journal of  Commerce.  Hardware  Many important price changes  haye been made. In Western Canada the changes arc particularly numerous. Light and heavy tec strap  hinges have moved to higher levels.  Wrought butts, machinists hammers,  coil chain, black sheets, vices, grinders, steel and wood tackle bolts and  hack saw blades are among the lines  that have been advanced in price.  Window glass has advanced by  changing discounts. Linseed oil is  inclined to a lower price. Business  in. hardware lines is keeping up well.  Journal, of Commerce.  ���������i. - I  mi    ���������   hi���������, ��������� qm-mm m*m*m*m  Requisitions Horse and Mule Hides  The English army council has taken possession of all horse and mule  hides as in stock July -1, aiu\ furllie.i  dealings are prohibited without a license.���������Journal  of Commerce.  Collections Pill    Twenty-Two Larg-s  PRootris-  Paris now boasts a museum iin-_  like any oilier in the world. This is  the "Muscc tie Guerre," the war museum of M. Henri Leblanc, and contains the; most complete collection of  documents relating io the war constituted anywhere.   ,  ^ The idea of forming ar war collection first occurred to M. Leblanc on  the last day of July, 1914, before hostilities actually broke out. He began  with gathering all the public posters  concerning war measures posted in'  Paris. Today his collections fill 22  rooms. Every aspect of the war ii  here represented in documents and  pictures. Posters showing the development of American sentiment till  thc final intervention, havc a prominent place. Every form of paper  money issued in France and the colonies is represented. There are alao  countless specimens of "trench-craft"  and war souvenirs.  He has presented the collection to  the  Slate.  can  Things Wrongly Named  Titmouse  is a  bird.  Catgut is a sheepgut.  Scaling Wax. has  no wax.  Blind worms have eyes    and  see.  Rice paper is not made of rice o/  the rice plant. , ���������   ' ���������  Kid gloves are_ not made of kid.  German silver is not silver, nor ol  German manufacture, it having been  made in China for centuries.  '**Wf tW*lJH***in  From "Ye OWe Sugar Loaf������" of grandmother's day,  to tho sparkling "Extra Granulated" lit your own cut-glow  bowl, Redpath Sugar has appeared three times daily, for over  half a century, on thousands of Canadian tablet*.  -**���������"*'    2 anJ 3 lb. Curlnn-i-*  iO. 20, 50 ������nd 100 lb. W***.  *t J SIX*    0m.Jm.fm.SL     C..-.-..������ ������*  ~m^m    mt m^*.f* ������*������������������,    **. mmf w w ������J W ��������� ���������    ������������..  t$  pTmmm  V'V/i-VSSSMi  .'���������- ������TS*K*g^i  r-'rAiAr.x^iM  ,   ���������'.'���������. A'. ���������-*��������� cV/.:i*VJ.,i*A5-  ���������',i.���������.;';��������� I  .'���������'���������'*''������.?  P>>W  ;TM  V* VI  <..Uj  v:,T,j  '���������'A, f  Made ssi one grade only   fthe highest !  B  I  ..uri "������������������ "������������������-'���������)������������������"-"���������- ���������-'--"���������������������������������  nw&sBi P':r:  5 Imperial gallons of Royalite for  $1.75, at Creston Mercantile Co., Ltd.  Coixie: Pups Fob Saij&���������Good  workers,   $5    e-^b^~y^CTOift:':'VCabr,"  Creston. '���������"'' -  Mrs. Quam left on l^o-g^ay. Jp,r  Latah, Wash., where she wiii visit  with her daughter for ale w weeks.  Bert Arrowsmith. who has been  working at Trail, 'arrived;, home on  Wednesday for a* few days* holidays.  Mrs. H. F. Weber and children  were week-end visitors with Nelsoat  friends, Mr.' Weber returning with  them on Monday.  Sunday and Tuesday mornings have  been the coldest of the season'so far.  On both occasions the mercury got  down as far as 15 above zero.  The Union shipped its first car of  potatoes on Seturday last. It ytent to  a Nelson buyer, and the price received  will net the growers $23 a ton."  Mrs. C. H. Bird ^nd children left on  Tuesday for Moose Jaw, Sask., to join  her husband, late proprietor of the  King Qeoige, who is now located  there.  C D. Blackwood of Nelson was in  town a couple of days the fore part of  the week, on his annual duck' hunting expedition along the flats and  Kootenay Lake.  The P. Barns Co. a-sade their first  shipment of cattle on Saturday last  when a car of 21 head went west to  Nelson. Most of these came from the  Alice Siding and Wynndel section.  Rev. G. S.aWocd will haye charge  of the Presbyterian services again on  Sunday. His evening topic .is a win-  the-war theme: "How the plans of  the Kaiser and the war lords were  fraustratedL" .  Several   stacks  of  hay    for  .sale.  ���������Apply C.  Blair, Reclamation Form.  Hobse   Fob   SaTjE���������Small    ranch  horse.     Apply  Creston'.  money,  ge*t& filled wit  mtm&mn^lrM**'^1 '  n  MB8.      Thubston,  your  -can   and  ite Ooal Oil for  intile Co. Ltd.  for ;Vi|^Vwipek8' undergoing a  thorough overhauling. The cut for  the year to date is ainiost 9,000,000  feet.  Thk Bevirw was in error last week  ted^hi<$������R the return <$ F^$!Hfe  ^^b^b.Jg^e^r^n'^vJ^oy^s  Mrs. Ronald Bucktnen (nee Thorpe)  of Trail is  spending the week with  ^^i^^^tia^We^^ekt'' dl'Mrs."' Wl^  B. Embree. ;.:..Zr. ������������������'-"  _    . .   .   m . . x ��������� m- ���������'. mtm m ���������������  yay8 es-te. 10$.% asas-aya  U������������������!  . A^.^^i^s^-  dj*y fo'ry'th^^ear.   Fronx  no\y on the  stored wi^t^^o^, ail^^;:-p^-day;  *ft- %fe--'^^l!Sfc-������^^fl������SK* ���������^���������^Pi^������r':-^'-*:'''-..'.  Geo. Johnson was a Nelson visitor  on Friday, going fe- to took sites? the  sale ai-rivaVbf at car of cattle the P.  Bums Go. had shipped that day.  Mrs. Weston and son, IkL, who has  beeia in t^e employ of ]|. S. 'l^c<3reath  for the p^^  part of the wsek on ������ yisit id friends?,  at Fernie.  Mrs, H. K. Oatway will receive for  the first time sincecoming"toOreston  on Saturday, Nayember 3rd, fro*u 4 to  6, after that she will be at home the  third Thursday nt each month.  The date for the Dominion election  is fixed for Monday, Dec l?th, with  nominations on Nov. ISth. The  Unionist candidate in West Kootenay  will be -selected at a convention at  jS elson to-night. ' ���������"  Sasd Paikxsu China���������A fine sew  stock of it. just opened. The real  thing for Christmas gifts, and on  payments of a ssssll deposit we wiii  set any article aside to be called for  later.���������F. H. Jackson.  J. C. Moore, Kaslo. provincial road  -superintendent, was a visitor here a  couple of days the early part of the  week, taking a look over the roadmaking and repair operations that  have been made lately.  Creston Women's Institute has its  November meeting on Friday afternoon next. The December session  will be the quarterly social affair,  when the juvenile members will do  the honors at refreshments.  The new proyincial Amusements  Tax was enforced for the first time  on Friday night. It amounts to  approximately 10 per cent, of the  admission fee charged. AU patriotic,  efforts, of course, are exempt.  Geo. Huscroft has been duly intiat-  ed into Creston auto club. He has  purchased the Ford belonging to R.  M. Beid, and is rapidly mastering the  art of chaffeuring on the spacious  grounds on the Kootenay Flats.  The new 3-cent atanp, which shows  the well-known picture ������������������The Fathers  ������������f Confederation," is now on sale at  the Oreston office. Postmaster Gibbs  ���������jot in 5000 of them the latter part of  the week���������about a month's supply.  Creston Presbyterians are haying a  congregational meeting Wednesday  evening next, Nov. 7th, in the church,  when matters generally relating to  the congreationol activities will be  discussed.  Mrs. R. M. Reid and children left  yesterday for Trenton, Ont., where  they will spend the winter with her  parents. Mr. Reid went along with  them as far as Calgary, Alta., on a  business yisit.  The weather for the month of  October shows.the 3rd to.have been  the hottest day of the month with a  showing of 73, while the 29th was the  coolest, the mercury dipping down to  15 on that occasion.  C. O. Rodgers left on Tuesday on a  business yisit to Calgary and other  prairie points.   The mill is shut down  giving ti*e firm the best of satisfaction  >^t!������e>%irfK.V;^  The hwiies W? wsuitwled o������ tito' se\y-  |u������ meeting in aid of t^e RtA Oross  6n*������uesda^^  bring ydw fitting.   All are-invited,  at the close.   Couie, and welcome.  vital statistics for the Iinonth aj^p^  one marriage, 6ue;death aitid no blsrjtiha.  This is' the second tiionth in succession  that the isiork has overlooked, - calling  In the Oreston Valley;. T|^> ^^  was that ot Jftike Glaser vyhpse bc^y  was recovered frorii Kootenay; Lake  on the 4th. ] T ������������������ __y'  J. D. Jackson, O.P.R. roadmaster  and locomafcive foreman at Cranbrook, spent a couple of days wltU  CrestOu friends the latter, part of-1^9  week, stopping at the C-festou Hotel.  T. C. Phillips, auditor, was another  CP.R. o-ffioial visitor here this -fireek,  on Tuesday.  ;Mr. iahd Mrs. P. G. Ebbutt?  Nelson visitors for a -few daysVVthe  early part of the 'week visiting -their  daughter. Nurse Amy Ebbutt, who  was successfully operated upont for  appendicitis at the Nelson hospital on  S^ndajV, l^at^st reports are thiit s^<������  is makmg"a sp^ndid recovciry.    '  :MWSmWi^-8t,u f" cTn^^  the Kpotenjiy  ferry.   Early   in  the  *v#������,:M & mmik $& mmM  * ���������'-'ice that   his seryices would  Important  be  dispansed  with at    the   end   of  i.rsJisw^rWV'V-'ir.-ffl,'?. V.*ft ���������-Wy&tt%!^&,������r?5Y;AV!;,!?x.''<X.-  bg^ 4^p?4^ 1$^ ^vi $0$n on  The Bligh Schoal JK^ls'.ti.  17at th������^ fc^  t the  school on Friday ���������rtftem-^ar  '^here w^"a'%oo^ "turnoji^ si^ VtW  1 girls   prpyed!   %^eeptiouaily   O^  hostesses.PPti*addition fethe teVand  By order of the Food Controller on an^^j^er Kcw&mfoeiv  1st man^iciurers will not be  allowed to offer for sale in  small package$ &uv"Breakiast  ���������*���������������   -w^t' ���������Vj'A.       .jjHij".    '*.? t>J     Af   mm A .  F^od   Cereals    and    Cereal  ;Ei������)iucts. "*  jles   for  tfyp,  The parents, teacher and pupils at  the Huscroft school are haying their,  annual patriotic fowl supper a*qd  dance at the schoolhouse this evening*  50 cents fruits to everything, with,  supper at 5 o*clock and dancing; at 0.  The proceeds go to the Creston Valley  Red Cross; Society.  . Capt. Pearson will address a^^neet-  ing ih the interests of Y.M.C.A. work  amongst the men overseas at Creston  on Monday evening, Noy. 12th. This  feature of war work, is second hardly  to the Red Cross and it is hoped  there will be a bang up crowd out to  hear him���������and that the contributipijs  to Uie cause will be of the same  generous proportions.  The    Red    Cross   appi  soldiers  overseas' Vohristnias  prj  are still in storage in the tTniotf- wai*f-  house, ^iwaiting* the - arrival: 6������ a i*e-  friger-atdr, car'to transport them to  the coast.   A!bout l<jjtiboxes ha^been I (parly ks possible,  donated so"far; and uptiirthejtimfe  offer  JNo retail aeaier 9t\ay  same for sale after December  . ...  , <    * ^. .*  1st.  "Hiis means that after the  latter ^late' ancles li^ed be-  Igv/ wilt be u^propu^able.  (Jet your  siippjlies   now���������as  the car leaves  more.  there is 'still room' for  G. M. Gunn, n, forsner provincial  police officer here,; now stationed at  New Denver, was shaking, hands with  Creston friends on Sunday. His two  sons, Will j^hd Hugh, have been overseas for. some time, and both wounded, although Hugh has recoyered  sufficiently to again return to the  trenches.  Carnation Wheat Flakes.���������80e.  Cream of "V^ieat  T .\..30c.  Shreaded Wh^at Biscuit^ ���������15e.  Corn Fiakes.ir '' :.2for25c.  Quaker Oats " 30c.  Krumbles 2 for 25c.  Bud������wKeat Flour, seli-ris-  ing   . ..'       20c.  W. A. Young, Calgary, representative of tiie Great North Livestock  Insurance.Co;, was a busifii.ess yisitojr  hgf.e. the letter.. Pftrt p| the^ y^e^Jf.  Local ranchers- appejar .tp b& great  beiieye*c8 in, keeping toeir-l^.estbck,  especially horses,   itis^red,  as  along  with the, lbjB^..-%^i|^'j.'^t...:;^g^|!W^-?yV'?*'-  couple  of thousand pfi Q^jfe^inesk'  was. wjritteu up  during his stist^j $i00  ,a toaqa be)ng the -fayoic^yp^i^^yy ;V  Creston  Mercantile Co.  tr- *    " ���������_ ^^*i  Limited  elii'ii  BONDS are issued payable inlen or ty^enty yea^s, as the case may be.  It rrieans that repayment of the money will be spread oy?r ten or twenty  years instead of being raised by taxation to meet current expenditures.  To raise by taxation all the money as fast as it is needed to carry on  Canada's share in winning the war, would be an unbearable burden upoi.  the people.  It would mean that more than a million dollars a day would have to be  raised right now.  r IftopT I tniAN uliUiibii  SERVICES  Sunday, Nov. #  Sunday School at 10.30 a.m.  Every girl and boy Invited,  The  regular Morning Praise  and Preaching Service 11 am.  7.30 p.m.���������A Hpecial Win-the-  War Sermon:  "How the Plans of tho Katoer  and hl������ War Lordn wnre  Ifrutrntedt   and the BuiNn  Rjp/iBon why Jlrltjjln onil  the Allien fmall Win."  ALL W������UX)ME.  JZuLu totiipm'i.tt.ou for ikuha  rwrylctm on fiaturdty.  But to raise money by selling Canada's  Victory Bonds means that those of th$  next generation "vyio ivill benefit by the  sacrifices this generation ^s giaildn^;  ���������who will share; ip. thies jfr^^om this  generation is fighting for and largely paying  for���������will also pay their share.  ��������� * ���������-  And when you buy Canada's Victory  Bonds you make a first-class business investment in a security tha,t is absolutely  safe, likely to enhance in val^ie after the  war, and bearing a good rate of interest.  You help the country by keeping open  the British market for Canadian products  aud this helps thc general welfare in which  you share. V  And again, every Canadian who buys  a Victory I^ond becomes a financial partner  or backer of Canada in the war.  When you buy a Canada Victory Bbjid  you giye a personal oledge that yog arc  going to, he^  . Every man and woman in Canada ca1!  help to win the war by buying Canada's  Victory Bonds. And Canada wants the  personal, individual interest and co-operation of every man and woman in the  country.  Tljie buying of Victory Bonds by the  whole people unites them in a-determination  to win; the war.  Every purchase of Canada's Victory  Bonds is a blow for freedom against the  tyranny of Qprn^a.n I������ultur.  Every bond sold is a new gnataMl'-c  tliat Canada is in the war to the fiiiish,  untjl yictpry is with tiie Allies and tiie  world has been made safe to live in.  Every bond you buy is a new pledge  tl[iat C^tiadia will r^tnain tn^^ tohervSelf, the  Empire, the Allies and to freedom's cause.  So it is both patriotic and good business to  Muy Canada's Victory Bonds  Issued by Canada's yictoy Lpait Comn^cc  in ttcctrtmrotion with tli<*  Miiiffit^r iit Finance  of tiie Db'railiiioiti of Canada.'  .     mt   ".   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