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Creston Review Oct 19, 1917

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 Vol. IX  CREST-aNt ������:������#5^^,.50*C?ipSEB-19, .'1917  #Nd, s&*;  imimSm-m.  Local Red Cross  256 pairs knitted socks.  161 suits pyjamas.  ......     30 surgical shirts.  139 personal property bags.  35 kneecaps.  14 comfort bags.  5 trench caps.  14 wash cloths. ..._���������...  72 pipes. V  13 bundles old linen,  ��������� Briefly stated the aboye shows the  amount of work turned in by members and friends of the Creston" Valley  Red Gross Society for the twelve  months ended Oct. 1st. And the  foregoing'does not include the socks  which the society purchased locally  from time to time and enclosed in tbo  eight shipments of supplies that were  made tor the. Canadian Red Cross  headquarters at Toronto during the  year fust closed.  Compared with the year previous a  gratify ing all-round increase is shown  in the quantity of work done locally.  Thisis particularly noticeable in the  matter of socks, which show a gain of  oyer 1.00 pairs sent, while the quantity  ������tf pyjamas has risen from 32 suits in  1916 to 161 suits in 1917. Articles that  were manufactured a year ago do riot  appear on this year's work list, but  wherever it is possible to make a.  comparison 1917 has held its own in  eyery inst-ance, and excelled its predecessor in most coses. ;::*-*.,'  Financially, too, the year .shows  the same gratifying progress. ; .Inl917  the total cash intake was $554, as  compared with $940 in 1917. The big  nipueyV -making functions the past  year .were the several teas and lawn  parties, which account for $280. The  Reclamation Day dinner and supper  was good for $133. Dances $118, and  membership fees . and badges $103.  About ;the-only fall down was in the  receipts from : the contribution boxes  About town "which only yielded $10,71  this year, as compared with $15.15 a  2^������rVi^o. ''Tlife^sl^'^ia-ieiit" pi*eisenfed  by . Mrs. . Cherrington, : treasurer,  '" follows: Ar,PP-::' 'PPPPPPP-a:'       T-a-'Aa: TTTp  The Slater sawmill commenced^  cutting a few days ago, ��������� sawing up'  enough lumber for the siding and-  roofing of the mill. V  ��������� V ���������: ���������'. ���������; s ���������'; '.;''.' .    ��������� **���������������������������������������������������  Harry Rymell, who was at ..the  Harrison Hot Springs for treatment  for. rheumatism last ��������� month; h^s recovered sufficiently and is now at  work in Trail, we hear.  K. Laniont of Creston spent a d?j.^-  or two here on business the early part  of last week. He is very much interested in several iron claims nere and  is confident that if the C.P.R. test out  the claims of this ore they have -here  it will be found sufficiently rich and-  in quantities large enough toVmake  this the biggest iron camp in Canada.  T. Thoreson was a yisitrr at Crestfm-  on Tuesday, He reports the town  bone dry but otherwise normal.  6. A. Hunt is busy getting about  50 acres of his land at Goatfell ,iu  shape to plant to timothy. The soil  here is .immensely fertile and should  rival ���������seven the Kootenay flats when it  comes to growing a hay crop.  Gan&oh  Heartiest congratulations are extended Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Simpson.  The company's popular woods fores-  man arrived home with his bride on  We'dnesday.lthe couple having beeii.  wedded at Nelson on Monday. They  art "occupying the house ^recently  Vacated -Joy. filer Melnnis, who now  occupies the Wm. Johneon residence.  Men are busy claring the land ^  the vicinity of the log decking yard;  The Company isy getting things in;  shape to store the^winter's cut Of logs,'  which will be.the biggest in the Corn-  pan y'sVhistory: if labor can be had.  Four teams are on the lumber haul,  every day now, making as many as,  four :i*p������mdy trips daily occasionally;  The-caterpillar engine in charge of.  Mr. Moreil also established a reeo ^...  one day-last weekJ when - he'brought in  a load with one of the trucks carrying  better than 3000 feetiy  Chairman   of Athe; ;Food  iCoritvpller's  FruitV^^ I  :firi'd , the Vpotato' situation -to Vhe .as  :hnio^iPr-PTTPAA P..,-.. ............ a,  1. A surplusVpf ^potatoes exists .in  every otheir province of the Dominion.  ^.VThis is fW^icrilarly true of vthe,  provinces * of V^ibertaV and Manitoba."'  -3. iThere is: ^apparently very - little  Chance of :any: yisiarket in theyUnited;  States..; ������������������4:::TheVsurplus in B.C. will  be considerable, under the best pos-  siblejJcbndition's;  To iiieet.>-the:;Vproyincial conditions  I .would: strongly impress , upon all  potato producers the .wisdom of  adopting the following policy:  (a) \.That ho ^potatoes be sold1 to. the  consumer through the ordinary  channels of trad^, of less than three  ounces .in weighty "'-"good sound stock,  freefrom rot aiid-scab.  . (h) That a careful selection of po.ta-.  toes be' made, suitable for next year's  seed.   ":  (c) That allsmsillpotatoes suitable  "for table ^se ^V.fe^ to  s.tocjc   tit,   or  closeVto, t:he.pl%^;<)f-prbdhctio.if>., . ���������..,,...  (d) ThatoplyVlgraded.,...".������-&lUriiatm-ed.  potatoes, free'sfi-om Vblight, :be'pitted  'oi* stored.,       ~Ap) P.T.   P..;. ��������� '.-.���������'  National considerations require  ,that the cqnsumer-hse Voiore potatoes,  thereby^avingvgj- pi-ppoi-tion -of, flour.  ??s>. ohcourage, this the --price ymust be  fair Vapid/ reasonable, all athings con-  !si,deired., '���������'. -VWV, ���������;. ������������������;������������������.,' .���������:-:..- ;V -,'.".-'  In'.-mjyV'ppiii^  whole evening was immensely enjoyed  by all present.  ������������������ :t3aptfTF;pfrester, R.O., received word  Friday of: his ��������� appointment as the  ^uuiitaiyy representative on the conscription exemption.������boaiSd' for 'Ci'eston. He will, work in ^conjunction  wath'-the othe'r two members,;-W.V S.  Watson ahdW. -V. JHcksdrii'looking  aftet-Ahe-militra^epait-h^������^sfhterests  on eyery application for exemption,  as .well as seeing to it tbat.all ^ho'pre  liable"to s.0i**ire'uhdjSr'consci-ii[5|ion appear before*"thb niedicttl;bb'aM|or"exam"i-  tibri. "Cap's" intimate acquaititafice  with the Valley a& Well "as"hi8*-ii*iiiitary  experience make him an ideal appoiriWe  jF6i- tlusV special woi-k".  Mesdjtrhes 'Dbwb.s. and G; Cart-  wright, local delegates to theKooter  nay-JSoundary \Vo*nen's Institute  .conference'JatVCrah brook last month,  rejwi-teii|:a 'very practical ,cpn vein tion,  with heaps, of real Crapt>tobkhospitality hetween sessions, to theTGreston  institute at .the October: :-meetihg last  Friday afternoon. These .reports and  a.papeHby..Mrs. r G. V-Yotojngv oil .Upr-to-  da,te.appliances to saye..timeVi*ind-lab(>r  iri ���������housework, were the features . of  the. m.e,etirig..which Iwas fairly well  attended. ?, The financial statement  shows, that during -the -year the institute.has-.staked, the Ried Cross to  of the war workers year's revenue.  oil  gain at  Es-i&k&i&ea  Tei������ ahd-'law-rt*p^-pi"es^  K^tlJxGB....���������..������... ..MH.....;.......... -....-,  Whist driyes���������.���������:���������.... ..'.'.:::..  Membership fees....j....... ..-.���������...���������'.  Badges sola.;.���������. _.. :   Contribution boxts..^.....   Yairn ��������� sitildcl:-- ~:j.::.:.i_i-���������:....; :.  Creston District- Women-V  In-  Procee'd8 of dinner and supper  ...    ou Reclamation Day   5is65  11*8 07  35 00  20 45  100 00  3 00  10 71  8 40  30 00  133 75  $940 98  and  EXPENDITURES  Supplies purchased locally and  Sundry expenses..   Suppliesisent-'away fori.-.;  Headquarters,    Toronto;  ". Calgary......^. _   PrieoniBrs'of War.-Fund.    Ducheso   of .'Connaught   War  Fund _     10 00  British Red Cross Fund    20 00  Bulfour Sanitarium piano fund..   "��������� 5 02  France's Day Fund    10.02  Upkeep bf cot iit Clivende'n    25 02  Balance on baud.....  120 11  .....$360 89  115 65  ."?.������������������  174  100  its'  15  12  The neai-est, -appssuach stb V big s^ene  -^,c.reqi]^rto"siMle^^hoo^fwho"JM^  g^"ed a coySte>ori*-oneTbfr his ti*ips to the  ills lost i#eek. *"- V  D. W. Biiggs of Portland, 0re.,  president of the Canyon City. Lumber  Co., was here un a business vi������it a  few days'the early pait of the week.  Lumber is being hauled out for the  new buildings at -Camp No. 5, which  a number of the contractors will have  foi* headquarters this winter.  Lou Faulkner invested in another  driving horse this week, which gives  quite a well matched span.  Brush  burning operations the past  fe.w nights have lighted up.parts,,- of  Canyon  City, almost as '" *"     ^"'*"  the "great   white   way  Among those, who are  clearing is J. McRobb.  The atmosphere had a decidedly  winter flavor to it this week, ten  degrees of frost showing on Canyon  thermometers on  Wednesday uiorn-  consumer;for-'gpbd^^-No.1 -J^.wej* Main-,,  land".;potat<*'e&*W,oriIdVbe $1.50 per sack:  o1166 IbsV; -yAllosyirig the retaileit 25Ci  per sack; tihe.^oiesaler fi-orii.;7^c; to  iBc.s per.^sackV(ojicbr4������hg 'to iqttantity  arid termis.of safe) f'tjeight -- ajiqybuying  chai-ges say ;lO^**p^ give  the-prod u'<%r:sdl^  sack ;ne.t,.j*iH i^ecemhier 31st.   T"  ; :ln view Of;-alVihe-"cii*������ri this  would seehv -reasonable and"i f air.  y -I- am.-inf<>rn>edV'b^^the Chairman of  the yyF^od:;^(^Brt<TOlle^     Fruit  apd  ^ee that the figures  .^Latest advices on Jrte^i. Clai-enee  maxwell anel Jiiii Long; whbse names  ppeared oh the casiiajty lists early in  Septeriiber, are to' the effecit\thOt;b(ith  are about ready f������>r service "at the  fi-ont again.  With six degrees of frost on Tuesday morning (and ten of them yesterday a.rii.) tonitttb shipping is at an end  for the season. Owing to the pro-  longed, rjipenitig reason ,a conservative  estimatiBVbf the 1917 export of these  would be atleast3000 crates.  is putting the  the extei*ii������r of,  ttt-  witht'those- in. otherv proyitttses^bf :the*  Dominion; -��������� arid Vi P would "strongly  recommend' the heai't*jr.;acceptance of  them by all interestei^ V -: V   ���������     V  Wm;:VE. Sgott, Deputy Minister  of Agriculture*.'  SfBEst* Patriotic Fund  A.    . $U*������ 08  The rather tidy bahince of $120 is  already vanishing, . A purchasing  committee it* busy duplicating 1010  performance of getting a supply of  socks which :w*U be stuifed with  smokes, candies, gum, etc, and forwarded to euch of the Valley soldier  boys who are now overseas.  Another effort tho society has under  way iiB woll Is the securing of as  inn uy boxuB.of apples as. possible to be  sent to the-men ait the mmt. Tliese  go to iVanoouVrir.' where thoy rare  merged In withi like-donations from  all the other frnitai ean of tho nrovinco  and are sent across in one shipment  for distribution -among <the*B������t0^r������gi.'  ments only. About five carloads were  thus forwarded last November,* of  which Creston Valloy conti'lbiitoil  wojl over.200 hoxco. The boys in kh^kii  very much" appreciated thin remembrance, and It Ih hoped tliat the 1917  response in (his. -behalf will bo ritf  generoun an a year ago. ]  brilliantly,as  ��������� of Chicago,  busy at land  Alio������ Siding  September touched low. water murk  for payments to the Creston Valley  branch of the Canadian Patriotic  Fqnd,!the month's receipts being just  over $60.  The local branch has still two ririore  monthly pays before/the year ends  and those who have pledged support  to the fund are asked to iriake a yery  special effort to .-'square' up in full  before the end of November.. The  amount still due. on ,1917 guarantees is  in the neighborhood of $760. Those  contributing in September were;   :: .....$ 4 00  fi������g������gp������jQgg0p-  ������������������idlbWMMdUA  .V.i.   ..:,���������,    / i*/ l"'t .,    r-.- -,.    k    , .. (  R. Walmaloy'.of Croston waa awcmUn  iuid buniiicfls visitor here, roturning  on Monday ailuiuoou. Un wut,  il(Jcompanic������1 on tho return trip by  Mr. Seymmir.  Capt. Forrester of C������ertton was  anotnor vl������ltor hero for a few days  tho latter part of tho wiiek, going  back on Sunday. __  Thu hunthig hciihou ho far him not  neon any vbnbon .brouglit Into town,  llowovor, the snow ia showing now  on the hlllu and a few more fulls-of it  will mirely h-H-haf; * the ��������� deer down to  tliolr favorltof������������eillng gi-onndn.  Mrs. Trevelyanleft oii Saturday<,foi-  Culgary, Alta. where she will visit  friends for a short tiriie.  Little Miss Georgie Burrell of Cowley, Altiij. who haa spent the past  few weeks with Mrs. Pease, left for  home on jSaturday.  ��������� George Hood was 11 visitor with  Nelson friends-the hitter part of the  week, roturning on Sunday.  Andy Matthewn, who hus boon here  from Trail for a couple of weeks, returned to that town on Saturday.  Mr. Pippin of Columbia Gardens,  who has been a visiior with Mr. and  .Ajlrji. Matthews, returned homo with,  him.  Ton.dt'Kicoa of.froot waa voglatorcd  ion nilocutv thermprneters (yesterday  ^notning,'and the rush la on now to  get th^*pojfcatoior(������pluirvo8toj(l. While  Jby nniniQiwiu.arbuuipor erop,spuds are  turning out better than oxpected.  t nVyritulcji wants,to know what Alice  Sldingxin going to do to equal the  Ml)i*awl*������*rt-y section's proHpeotlve  coupleof wnddingw and we miiHt ail-  mit thut in this vcHpeot wu are not in,  their cIuhu. Most of our young men  seem to hfiiVCt onllptod ->pr got out of  the count j*y to avoid matrimonial or  other entangltmicntH of any sort.  Applo picking and pneking opora-  tlono arc In,full ������wlng at thc Compton  ranch iit prem nt, Jim having a crew  of ������Ix outHido helpers on the Job this  wook. llo will have ttomo apples for  cidor making thin ycur too, tiiougn  his output or It will not bo any wlmro  near as extensivn nn a y*wu* ago, when  he made nlniOHt 1WM) galloitH.  Hayes, OF.........  Young, G A M...  North, A .......  Bysouth, Sum ...  McCabe, E   Truscott Bros   Smitn, SG   Boyd, M J   Davis, M H;   Embree, W B   Bennett, G G  3 00  ... 10 00  ..-. 6 00  ... 2 00  ... 5  . 1  ... T  ... 1  00  00  50  00  76  00  00  00  Manifold, C O ...���������    2  Received from .O.P.R. Employees (List of individual subscribers not furniBhod by Co) ...... 18 00,  $60 25  Local and Personal  j What is claimed,; to bo the Valley  rccord,for apple packing was hungAjp  at tho W. V. Jack non ranch on Thui**-  dn,y last, when T������m Goodwin and,  Peve.y Trunnott negotlHt^iHil -176 boxew  fqr. the, day's, work* Of these not,  more than 25 per,- eont., %vei*jo, No: 3's,,  and tho fruit was only of average aize  ���������tho dry season of 1017 not, being  conducive to producing large apples  in any of .the varieties grown herp.  The licst praylous day's work for two  men i������ ITA boxes whicji mark, wan  made two HciiNonH ago on tne same  ranch.  Mrs. Brown entertained informally  In honor of her guest, Mjhh L. Morgan,  at hor ranch homo on Friday evening  last. Cards were tho feature of the  affair. \n which   five talijeii of playnra  Iiarfjlqlprtted. tlio,/lylnnora ^ whist  icing Mra. Stavk, who won out from  MIhh Faulkner on the cut; Mr. DavlH,  who made the prl'/eguiitleroaii'H -u-oi*c'  and Mloa Loulno Bovan, who captured  tlio nooiiy Honors, ine affair, including th<������ 1-efrenhmonts, wan in *h������  hoHU*MM weli-known t-onthiirn Ktyle,  and it goeH without any Ing that tho  Hendren"  finishingVtouches, on  the tidy. bew. cottage Alex. Duperry' is  building on his ranch here, to replace  the one destirbyed by firesouiemonths  jtgb. *^.:-:. ,������������������������������������'   *v>:r*5'���������-.._-���������..-. ���������:--.���������,)  r.-js-. *:; ii-V^i-,.v ���������'���������- ��������� --"���������".-"-->���������-'��������� ���������T^rf'-si'-'-"- ������������������ s-.---*HTr:--'.sr������rif-,,>-'i!^'-i''-.f-;  ���������������������������'���������" PMeasTBi*?. ;C|*Mg^^'������2V^^  :-ba*^^froi^'^^e^.r-^y^'%jtin^  R^itfe ' nibrintain... jCheiy������������������4?d'-. nn%,r. i^eti  *igh'<ji>^^ari'y;,deei* 'at~'uil,.Vtaiid'e-i-ep't^rfc:  i^t^^iins^ aridUot,l|5?i*; gauie bi.i'ds ai-e;  riot ebHiuchin' evidence -this' year iis;  formerly;:     V    >  H.VA-vMcKowan arid J* H. Spence  'of Cranbrook were callers at the G.  Cart,vvs'igiit-home iin Saturdayi having  cbtrie in fi-biii -Kitchener where they  were looking oyer the sawmill the  firm is erecting at that point.  Wha<> is, likely to prove a record for  apple hafyJKstfng was hung up, at the  W. V. Jajiki-iou ranch one day last  week, when three pickers working a  seveu-hour shift turned in 225 boxes  for the driy's work. Due probably to  the. fact that she was at ground wbrk  'most icif the day, Mrs. Stocks made  ihe best showing bf the trio, her share  being 82 boxes of the lot.  Indians have had to be conscripted  to ."b'eip-.VVu'^'tvJth. the potato harvest  which Is'.well" under Svay lathis section  'now. The yieUUs heavier thut anticipated tit uiidaumtiter, but not an  average crop at that. Just now it  looks us if much of the 1917 stock of  spuds will be stoied for the big price  in the spring, the t prospect of a mild  winter tempting many to this line of  action.  Henry Hamilton was . advised by  wire on Wednesday that his son,  Pte.. Dav id. W. Hamilton, has been  badly., pounded; in the fighting in  France.'.and was admitted to the Canadian general hbspitjttl at Etretal on  Octoocr, 3i*tl With 'gunshot wound in-  left leg as well un a "Fractured uvni iirid  knee. Pte. Hamilton has been at the  front since early in February and this  is tho first mlflluip of any sort to him.  He aolistod at Medicine Hat, Alta,,  with the 175th Battalion. Nothiugjlu  said in the dieputoh as to the wounds  being serious ho It is presumed'the injuries, \yhile bad enough, aro not as  seribiis lis thoy might look.  The'Octbbei'-meeting-of1 the school  board, on, Monday night, was about  the briefest on record. Chairman  GheVririgtbhir presic^i* ^wifch all the  other rneaibersjpi-essnt.  There was no correspondence to  come before the board, and only one  account, a matter of $6.40 for September supplies,,which was ordered paid.  The building committee repofted  that repairs, were undei* \vay . in; the  shape of -replafcirilr- "afl-'-ttfe'^brbken  :ipkriey'!1tf the'^ b-is������ui-e4it "r^ilrioV,*#8, >and  tbe putting on of wire netting to  ptbtectsthe same, whietf iift'ptf&veiJien t  is hoded_to considerable, facilitate the-  hieatirig of the premises this winter.  No more   trouble   is anticipated on  the inatter of water supply.    On the  Occasion   of   his   visit   here   for   the  Reclamation conference   Water Gom-  ptioller" Young spent some time  in  looking -over the ���������^atorWorkscompany  equipment arid the supply of water at  the school,   with the result that the  company   were   ordered to turn, the  water on again immediately, and to  keep it turned on  until- such time as  the authorities at Victoria authorized  the shutting of it off.    The   company  obeyed the mandate on October tst.  .���������Although  no communication is to  hand as yet from" Mr.   Young, he assured that he   would send   along- a  statement <>f   case setting forth   the  exact- rights of both  the   school and  company   under the charter granted  the   waterworks company.    He   will  also- investigate -the legality of   the  charge bifr$6 ;a month' (for ten months  each yea*) that the company has been  collecting from   the school.    Curider  the charter-no   provision  is riiadefor  schools; the nearest thing approaching  the     case     being     the     charge     of  $1.50 per month for residences of five  rooms*and less, which have   only one  tap.,   While it is hardly expected any  such favorable rate  will  be conceded  it is felt that iu view of   t he short  hours of school,. and   that   water is  only used for   drinking  purposes, the  rate charged for residences . of similar  size would about fit the case.    Should  an-jr  cut��������� in.-rates jbe  given, and ,vthe  .ruling: ��������� be: ���������-.riaad������>tp-i^Pply over'Since  fT11le''n������������V-v8Ch������o:^i^il^  yet" b������ found that the Wmpkoy'-are  i'indebted^to:'the'Schooi.v'titi''^'Hccb'riibi't. of  ^'^rp^yrirterit'prlbr to January, 1916, *  since when-tfhe present trouble, has  ���������be'eh'-eft.-'' .'���������' '.':-i'*.������������������;.���������::'."*���������."...sV        ."*���������-;��������� ���������  Esoapb  Tli-n military authorities announced  that. Starting Wednesday, there will  bo no,wv: rcgulationH increasing the  diificultleo of the men of tho clasbes  <!������.lled to tiie colors in thb flint draft  attompijinlar to erosa Into the United  .Status. The control of paauportu has  Iwon placed entirely In the handu of  the military authorities, und -men between tho agen of 20 and Hi, olngle or  widowers-without chlldron, Will be  roqulycd to put up a bond of $1000  and o-frcn thl������ Ib accepted only when  Sood roahoiiH mo piehonteU for leaving  ie country.  W&nnti&i  Nelson was, f iiyored with the - bulk  of the Wynndel travelling public this  week,:kihhng the visitors to that city  beiiig "Mrs. May* Miss Olga Wigen,  arid -Messrs. C. Hindley und M.  Wigeti;  Creston was favored with, a call  from Mr. and Mrs. Grady-. 0. Biafour  und P. Anderitan.  Mrs. Rhepsomer of Creston spent a  few days the latter part of the week  with Mr. and Mrs. Penson, returning  Sunday.  Word from Cranbrook is that Miss  F. Bathie is getting along fine after  the operation for appendicitis and  expects to leave the hospital this  week to recuperate at the home of a  friend in that town.  Miss Long, one of the two lady  evangelists who spent part, of. the  summer here, was back and held  se^ylcps. at .the schoolhouse Friday,  Sattmlay and Sunday -evenings.  Joe Goodtriuri, one bf 't'li'o local  rndiunft, dirftiriguished liirriflelf with  the rifle On Thursday hist. While out  f<n*goe������e bn the tyke he frot'eight of  tliem with'one 'rihOt. So fartio'h'e of  tlteiedmen have br-iught in Itriydcer.  J. Bathie sp.������nt h few days 'lit) IiIb  home here, returning to Kltcherier on  Sunday, where ho is working oil the  construction'of ;the Slater mill.  Mian Olga Wigen -will spend the  next couple of months in Kelson,  ���������whoro she has taken a position ns  stenographer.  Although his name lies not appeared  in thu casualty lists Pte. Ed. Penson  litis had to bo relieved from duty at  the front owing to being slightly  gassed. The attack was not a heavy  otto, though biifilciently btrong tp put  him out of action for a few weeks.  He is overscan With ihe 225th  Battalion.  KiUilo Hmall coys uro jjeinng xo  centM apfeoe for ont������ thftae (flaya. They  nre '-hipiM-d to Bandoo (^������ ke������*p down  the mine In warehouncs and btori'M.  .   4x lllkt j-I-jj Ji   CJjt.Jj.   .jj^jjj^.     ..jJjjJ   *..'-...W-  brook on Sunday, .where he has heen  at work for Home wecku helping dismantle an old mill. He in laid up  with a brokon finger on the left hand.  Which injury he nuHtaM>*rWTrtlo helping load some heavy "machinery.  Owing to the excenhlvely hot huiii-  mcr caunlng an oxcoptlonally hoavy  drop .tne wunnyMiue ��������� rancti itt<^nuul  Forks hod only two earw of prunes to  Hhip tiiiii year, om compared with m������v<ui  In 1U1B.  'm  yRS  mmmsm  WW  latiiiiwiigBMBJWUsitmin  Hi  m Iff������?S:  $l������3*piA. ���������������������������.���������������������������  V&AA:  W?&������?A.  KAHaAa  m^ArA::  -  MtxrAAi.:-  _sor������;5jy-.s-Jy -  "-.^���������''rSy.'.-ly'- V  \crtZrr:.r-:'A  mpr-  tM(A  mp  mm  mpir,  Ii"*V  rv,./-:-  ip  4Wr  *������'y<V  f0P>,-  i*.:^'y.ys  |EgV  |'j--Sv'y-  v]:.':H.r  *��������� vs..  ISSS^ys-.  |7*'  IV'r:  l's;?';'  \.}]A  ^THft'i^^  CH-^ijr^jyi  mttr- --������������������ ���������      "���������������������������^  u  A BRIGHT TOBACCO OF THE FINEST QUALITY  10 CENTS PER PLUG  e=  ft  THE   .  AMARANTH  CLUB  ��������� BV���������  J. S. FLETCHER  WARD. LOCK ������t CO.. UM1TOD  f mitm. IVUboux-M. *miT*t**t*  %  "^  ==#���������  (Continued.}  Banister King Avas out. \ Al any  'r������*te he made no reply to thc repeated appeals ior admission which  Avory made at his portals. Aud re-  mjimbering his friend's eccentricities,  and that he might be out of town.  Avory wasted no time. He pulled  out a. card, scribbled a tew lines on  it, and thrust it into King's letter  box. Theu he darted doyn the stairs  and back to Bartbelemy's house, at  top speed.  The house looked just as he had  left it. There was not a sign of life  about it. It bore that eminently vir-'  tiious look -which all respectable res-  u'ences should bear at half past two  o'clock in the morning���������that is, it  looked as ir all its inhabitants were  safely in bed and asleep. Bnt Avory  v/ent straight to the door and pressed the electric bell. Somewhere in  the far recesses of the house, he  heard the faint tinkle. There was  ro response to that first summons.  Avory waited a full minute and rang  again. Amother minute passed before he heard a heavy footstep -within. Then a tiny grille, which he had  not noticed in the door, at the level  of his own eyes, was shot back with  a snap and Barthelemy's voice sounded.  "Who  is   that?"  "It  is   I,     Barthelemy���������Avory.       I  want  to  sec  you for a few minutes  ���������on   business,"   replied Avory-       "I  thought you were in."  Barthelemy made a gutteral sound,  expressive of some unknown feeling  at being thus disturbed. But he  snapped to the grill, and opened thc  door and motioned Avory to step  within.  "This is a nice hour- to eall^ upon  business, friend Avory," he said. "Tt  is  bed time."  "I knew you tveren^iu bed, Barthelemy/' answered Avo������"', "because I  saw Otto von Roon come fri just  now."  Barthelemy drew in _ his breath  vvith a sharp, sibillant ".' sound. If  Avory had seen von Roon, then he  had probably seen the ladies leave.  Hc took his visitor by thc arm,  leading him forward.  "It is dark here," hc said. "I will  load you. Von Roon? Yes, he came  in for a drink before going< along.  Your business���������is  it very  private?"  "It's with you and von Roon, as a  matter of fact." replied Avory. "I  wanted to see. you���������together. So���������I  was fortunate."  "This way, then," said Barthelemy  and engineered him along the passage and through "thick velvet portieres into a dimly-lighted hall,'"'in  . which a # door stood nartly open.  "Here you arc," he continued, push  ing# the visitor into a small room in  which von Roon stood on the hearthrug, smoking a cigar. "Here's -von  t* oon.    Vou will takc a drink?"  "Thank you���������yes," answered Av-  orv. Hc looked familiarly at von  Koon. "Hullo!" he said. "1 knew  you were  here."  Von Roon gave Avory a cold  ktare.  "Did you?" he observed.    "Ah!"  Barlhelemy had shut the door as  lie pushed Avory inside. He pointed  his visitor to a chair, and proceeded  io help him to a. drink from a dc-  ���������������������������inur and ������*yphon which stood on  lhe table. lie pushed the glass and  au open box of cigars towards Jiiiiii  and then sat down���������bct\y.������cn him  and tho door. And, picking up his  <**.*, n glass, he nodded to Avory.  Then lie glanced at von  Roon.  "Avory wants to sec you and mc  on  business," he   remarked   tersely.  Von Roon frowned and looked at  tlic  visitor.  "lhi-iniss? Well, I don't know  iiial J have and business with Avory." lie said. "h'speeially at "liis  hour ot" ihe morning.    However "  " Y'���������*.," s;dd   Han-thole niy, turning to  Avory.    "However, as you say. That  i-tr-aii*-,"  Iu:  added,  turning  lo Avory,  "tliat   ineans that  you'd better name  Sit d������������wn  Olio."  Von   K/HMi dropped  into  an    elbow  ���������h.iir:   Avorv   suddenly   saw   lhat     he  Aiis I'liw'-r-n  ilir two men, nnd  that  . !i<-   door   lay     b'-liiu-J     ltartliclciiiy't:  hit!**   bulk.     But   he   (showed, llo   fdglis  of  it.  "Ortainly," lie paid, "I will name  i . Tliat'ii what J came for. J want--  ������ -.1 Wi see both of you. Very good--  1 moo yor. And don't think I'm  iJik'.iid of .vmi, von Koon. Voti may  ft own  a������.  much  af.  vo*i  like.       Now,  W.      N.       U.       1170  Barthelemy, I'll begin with a direct,  question: -What game are you playing in connection with the Amaranth?" '. ;".���������'���������.  Barthelemy, who was leaning over  the table with his hands quietly  folded before him, made no show of  surprise at this direct interrogation.  He gazed blandly at his questioner.  "Game?" he said.  .."I said game," repeated Avory. "1  ask you again���������what game arc you  playing in connection with the Amaranth? I only ask what game, because I'm as certain you're playing  a.game as that I am here: Also, I'm  certain that von Roon is in with you  at it."  Barthelemy and vou Roon looked  at each other. Von Roon's countenance was as inscrutable as the elder man's-, and hc saM nothing. Barthelemy spoke���������quietly and unconcernedly.  "You had perhaps better explain,"  he said.    "I do iiot understand."  "All right," responded Avory. "I'll  explain. I may begin by saying that  I have a knack���������unpleasant for some  people-���������o������ looking into matters  which aroused my curiosity. Now my  curiosity .was aroused by a certain  matter in connection with the Amaranth Club some little time ago, and  I've been endeavoring to gratify it.  Like, to know what is was that excited  my curiosity?"  "Much," murmured Barthelemv.  "Much."  "Very well;" said Avory with a  grin. "This. That though everybody's got to turn out of thc club at  ,t\v.o o'clock, certain persons don't  turn  out.    And  yet���������ihcv  aren't    iu'  it."'; Vy,   "  A-.--    V.  Barthelemy nodded his patriarchal  head; von Roon flicked the ashes  from the point of^ his cigar.  "I think/' said iiartheieniy blandly.  "I   think you  should���������particularise."  Avory smiled. He had come to  this venture armed with a goodly  stock of assurance and confidence;  the stock was increasing.  "By all means," he replied. "1 will  particularise-. So perhaps you will-  both of you���������permit your minds to  go back to tlic night when Mrs.  Tressingham returned lo the. Amaranth after having been absent from  it for some four or five weeks. Eh?"  The other two looked at each  otlier. There was a mutual question between theni���������-How much does  this man know?  "Proceed," said Barthelemy quietly.    "Wc���������remember."  "Very good. On that night," continued Avory, "there were certain  persons in the club who did not  leave it at two o'clock. You say I  am to particularize���������so I will. There  was Mrs. Tressingham herself; there  was Jack Hazeldcne; there was Captain Dilkes; there was Lydia' Linkin-  shaw. These four people were in the  Amaranth that 'Slight, but they hadn't left when the club was closed at  two o'clock.    And���������the rule is strict,  BHrtlicleiny.   But���������that's not all." -  He  paused  and    glanced'   at    the  others as- iMo gauge the effect of his  words.     Neither, man    showed    any  effect,     Barthelemy  nodded.  "Not all?"  hc  said." '  "Not all," repeated -Avory.* "To-  nJght Mrs. Tressingham brought  Mrs. George Ellington to supper at  the club. That's in defiance of rule  seven, which says- expressly that  members may not,, under any pretext whatever, introduce friends. I  suppose yoii'll get over that, Barthelemy, by saying that yoti're proprietor? That's rot���������the rule was broken. But that's a mere detail���������insignificant. -'.What is important is this  Mrs.   Tressingham  and   Mrs.   Elling  tion between:, this    house ���������   and  club house," hc answered."  1    YTo Be Continued.)  thc  A Saaer Path  U.S. and Britain Joip Hands' to Set  the Y^orld on *3. Jlcw Path  It is uot democracy alone.that is  imperilled by Prussianism; it is-civilization itself. What the reconquered portions of France are today, so  any part of the world may be, 1111165.-$  the nations aftcr the war can set  some limit  to the unscrupulous- use  .   of military    power      by      Germany.  V I America,- while preparing    to    wage  ton supped with you two. As soon  as you'd finished" supper yoU all  disappeared. You didn't go out of  thc only entrance -which the club  house possesses. You were not anywhere in the. club. These two ladies  did not leave the club house at two  o'clock, when everybody else did.  But"���������he bent forward, looking from  one to the other of the two faces  watching his own, aud he tapped the  table with emphatic fingers���������"they  came out of your house, Barthelemy,  with von Roon there, at half past  two���������out of your'house!"  Barthelemy sighed. He, too, leaned towards the visitor.  "And what," he asked quietly,  "what do you iufer from that?"  Avory  laughed.  "That there's a secret commttnica-  the present struggle with all her  might, looks bc-yond it to the prospect of a happier dispensation- in  which all countries may find security.  That- certainly is an inspiration that  enlists the full strength of British  sentiment. Together the United  States and the British empire can go  a long way .towards realizing it; and  the noblest outcome of their present  close association ought to be, and  will be, not merely the achievement  of victory, but thc hope of setting the  world on a new and saner path.���������������  London Daily Mail.  Going Strong    "  Gertie���������You ought, to gel some*  thing for that cold,  Bertie.  Bertie���������Well, how much -will- yota  give me? '  Chevrolet "490 A" Roadster  Chevrolet Model F. " Baby Grand" Fiv������  Passena*<* Touring Car  as  made  the   Chevrolet  Valve-in-head motor famous in all parts of Canada.  The phenomenal performance on Canadian highways has  won for the Chevrolet FIRST PLACE in the minds of  motorists who know motor car values. '  So efficient have Chevrolet cars proven that our present production of  the Chevrolet model " Four-Ninety A" of over 70 cars a day is  inadequate to fill the demand.  Other larger models are heing produced ior men who want  Chevrolet performance in a larger car.  A complete line of ten models includes a car for every class of- buyer*  Get at.the facts before buying your new car.  v. ���������'���������  Chevrolet Model-F-A/a "Royal Mall"  Roatlater  CHEVROLET  FOUR-NINETY A".  $750  t ^ u  l.       O.      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The emergency bureau of the department of  agriculture reported that tremendous  iains have given us a whopper cabbage crop and that unless thousands  of heads of it are at once turned into  "sauerkraut it'will be los.t.   **  Despite that' fact that we're at war  with Germany, sauerkraut is so popular ih this country that the price  lias taken a big jump. It is an easy  and exceedingly profitable way to  Kan diet-'- surplus . cabbage. Last year  a- million dollars worth of cabbage  vent   the-sauerkraut  route.  '";'. Out of Place ..;  "Sentimentality is out bf place in  business," said George W. .'Perkins  in a.Y.M.C.A: address in New York.  "Business- sentimentality V always  reminds, me of the young bride who  was asked by the customs official on  lier return form her wedding  party:  "Have you. anything to  declare?"  "Nothing," -slie     answered,   with   a |  blusli, -"except    that  I  love ) George  more  than   ever." :  What Britain Ha&VJDone to Save the  yyVy;g|p|li|lj-^t.aes'^ofyEiirbpe.' V; -tP-aP  ���������V/s^K'St-fa^ of VEur-  opeV;atV thisi'^ juncture���������-Mr4,v<jerardv  makeSy?ho; sjecret of it���������was the suddenentry of England into the war.  For V; three   years a the "obstinate  nation" (the kaiser*^ iwords; tb Mr. Gerard)  has  kept up  the    war.      For  three years itsrVfleet has VclearedVithfc*  seasVof^iGerrM^slnpping.^    During'  three years it��������� his built jip vast ifivt-r  ies| firnadced^h^  stead:-of -^sending1 half ' a  dozen  divi?  sions to; assist - France, has put into  the field; some  millions -   of    trained?  soldiers.    British  troops fought with  the Japanese -at Kaio' Chau. ....British  troops -pressed ���������* from    the    Persian  Gulf into Bagdad;-" "driving the Turks  before   them.,    British   troops   'flung  the Turks back from the Suez  Canal;  and  advanced' to   the    walls V of  Jerusalem.   'British   troops   kept   the  Turks  busy,  ifr the  Gallipoli,  during  critical months, and landed at Saloniki to help to hold tip the Bulgarian  attack,  j* And  yet  the  bargain    with  the  Dual_ Alliance   was  the    British  fleet to ajd the armies of France and  Russia; and only a -few divisions to  reinforce    the     French    across    the.  I channel.' "No  man living knows  the  story of the German conspiracy, and  how  it   miscarried,   more  completely  than  Mr.  Gerard.    And the story of  that conspiracy, as he is telling it to  the  World   today;   is   something   that  should  be  known  by    the    world.���������  Christian  Science Monitor.  gOMPAN-S|gy  ^'V,^y:vy:V;,|V  AAAf������tiA>mm  .. s.-.v".-...' j ��������� -^-.^-^!*S'?sa*t  AAAp?������mMiM  ������������������.'-���������0'*'.-;i'i7?&ivg]������"  ''s's's.v^fe^afe  S-; PlrArT}'. 'HP^^j^^  .-���������'. y .- tj-^"-;"s*v~*>"'''  -tKsnji&B*.  A Strong C^aiiian Company  ���������%";  Surplus ! tPver   #hreerQuarters MilHbjv  Dollars  piwiiiimiiiiitiu^^  S*VVVV:* -V- A   V FOR EXPERT 'PERSONAL A,TTENTl6?*f * .���������''a-'P'-'PM  '������>':-. . CONSIGN yYOUR  GRAINS     '   !'VrV      -TP"*V-V-5  I^vvv-':>v^>v;v"*v;--   ...,.;. NOTIFY       -'] :P ���������' :'.��������� " a  '^^������������������Pat^  | Jas. Rieterdsp & Sons/  '"1 '"     : '      .'.-,"'*.    *-���������.-   A. '    ''   .���������'.     .. 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We are Big Buyers of  | Oats, Barley, Flax and  ''"'-"&���������'  and   s  g   Phone   or   Wire   Our Nearest Office for Prices  Any   Time^'After t?S  S3 Ycur Grain Is   Shipped. V ���������  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns,  An Inch of Rain  An Easy. Pill to Take.���������-Some persons have- repugnance to pills because.of their nauseating taste. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills are so 'prepared Vas.to make them agreeable 'to  the;most fastidious. .The most deli-  ratc -can take them without feeling  tbe reviilsionythat follows the taking  ot ordinary .-pills. .This: isv one rea-.  son for the popularity of these celebrated pills, but the main reason is  ���������their high "tonical quality as a medi-  ���������tine for the. stomach.  ... .a. Is'AnsjPutlaw' Nation^" '^Pr*  Germany is an ��������� outlaw nation. Its  jffovernmeut .cannot be. trusted. Its  pledges ate worthless. Its honor is  a lie.Vy-Let us assume that the^Ger-  man government as now. constituted  is willing to promise full reparation to Belgium/What would its  promises be worth?-How. could they  be eii'forced? Who would guarantee  them?. Does any sane man doubt  that they * would be repudiated if  Germany could find a way to repudiate them? .'  - At every turn we are confronted  with the insurmountable obstacle of  Germany's record.���������Froni the New  York World.  It  etc.  of  There  arc 7,000,000 farms  United States.  m  t?lP  e  imBu*. M*_*-n_fl*9_'   -in*k^-ffl J**aa*\ HEMna  UlIrB^I or  -wil  Meets a  FRE@UENT_?EADAGaES  - People w*ith thin blood are much  more subject to headaches 'than full-  blooded persons, and the form of  anaemia that afflicts growing girls is  almost always accoYnpanied by bead-  aches, together with distiu-bance of  tiie  digestive  organs.       * V -  ���������'. Whenever you.have constant or recurring headaches and pallor of the  Vface, they sliOw that the blood - is  thin and your efforts should^be directed toward ���������"./.'building up ^. youc  blood. ��������� A fair treatment with Di*;  Williams' Pink^Pills-will do this effectively, and the rich, red' blood  made by theseVpills will remove thjfe  headache.? ���������"���������":'. ;v'VV  'More ; disturbances to; the 'health  are caused hy theiv blood tlian lUbsV  people have any "idea bf. When your  blbbd is impoverished, the nerves  suffer from lack bf nourishment and  you -may be^'troubled, with ;iisomnia,  iieurfiisj' neuralgiaVbr sciatica." Muscles subject to strain are under-nourished and you may have muscular  .rheumastism or lumbago. If. your  blobjl is thin and you begin,to show  symptoms of any of tHese disorder's,  try building up the blood with 0f.  Williams' Pinkv Pills, "and yas -the  blood is restored to its normal, condition; every symptom of the' trouble  will disappear. There are more,.people who owe their present state of  good healthy to Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills than to>ny other medicine, and  most of tlicm do not hesitate to say  SO. .        : .'.,-.''.  You can get Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills througli any dealer ru medicirfc  or by mail at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for $2.50 from Tbe Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brochville,  Ont.  Children Starving  WESTERN  OFFICES  Grain Exchange. Winnipeg  . Grain Exchange,  Calgary  Canada  Building,   Saskatoon  LONG DISTANCE PHONES  Main   8522  Main   2268  ������������������..���������.--:-,. 3241    ..'  ���������:/  riiitiiiiiiiiiiiHiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiifliiiiiifiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiimiiiisiiia  Means  That   Over   113  Tons  Water  Per  Acre   Has   Fallen  You have often seen the statement  that one rainfall during the past  week has been so .many inches. Do  you have at?, adequate idea of what  this means? Few people have, remarks. London  Tit-Bits.  You read in the weather bulletins  that two or three, inches of- . rain  sometimes fall in a day, but these  "figures really convey very little information,-and' give yhb idea at all of  the prodigality of nature.  Au acre-contains:-; 6,272,640 squarev  inches of surface, aiid an inch of rain  means, therefore, the same number  of cubic inches of. fwater. A gallon  contains, 27p727- cub, inches of ���������watei*,  and an inch Of- rainfall means 22,622  gallons to the acre, and as a gallon  of water weighs ten pounds, - the  rainfall on an acx*e-is 226,220 pounds.  Counting 2,000 pounds to the ton, an  inch of rain means oyer 113 tons per  acre. . ,.-       V P,  Oil for ToptfiacHet���������There    is*  no  pain so acute and distressing as.  toothache. When you have so' unwelcome a visitor apply Dr. Thomas'  tlectric Oil, according to directions  and you will find immediate relief.  It touches the nerve with soothing  effect and^ the pain departs at once.  That it will ease toothache is another fine quality of this Oil, showing  the manv uses it has.-  Filbert  Fresh |>lijrrip filbefts scattered generously  throughout the finest and smoothest milk  chocolate manufactured.  Sold everywhere.  Made in Canada*  A-15  It  We Must Hold On  may    be    that    disappointment  Most of us can give money  -���������but &oldiem need tins and we  want to help. With but a day  <or two between oven and  comnmei; tlieie is no need to  buy biscuit in tins. SOM-MOR  biscuit are packed in triple  sealed, striped, cardboard  cartons only, and reach you in  the freshest condition. Give the'  soldiers tins and buy your  biscuits in cartons. It's no  sacrifice for you, and IT WILL  help the boys.   Ask for  Royal Arrowroot  In cartons, too*  Nortfi-W������������t Hlficiitt Company ,Llmtt*J.  EDMONTON, Ah..  .....I.. .������l������.4.*..   ft..*..**.. C.Unj<lViui������jf  Pitiable   Plight   of   Little    Ones    in  Syria and Palestine  More than 50,000 children under 12  years of age, all dependent on outside relief for necessities of life, are'  in Lebanon, and an additional 25,000  orphans arc in Syria, not including  P.-vlcstine, according to reports of  missionaries who recently ^arrived in  New York. Thoy s(*iicl it was extremely doubtful whether many of tlicsc  children could survive the coming  winter if relief docs not reach tlicm  in a more substantial ' form than  heretofore.  In many instances, the missionaries say, little children scarcely old  <'iioiigli to feed ^themselves, were  found by relief workers living absolutely alone, begging for enough food  to keep theni alive, and lulling* tu  that, subsisting on grass. The in.i-  jority of these wero girls, who had  survived due to greater powers of  icsiatajicc or to  having b-^en  fed  hy  their brothers who starved.  ��������� . j��������� ,  "IVTinard's   Liniment  "Rclic/cK    Neural-  C������a.  A Man With a Ready Wit  The conceit seemed to be boring  the young nuui in tlu*. *,:ccond row.  The first two items had started hiin  gapping. Now a young lady singer  Was positively gelling on his nerves.  Addressing a middle-aged ({eiilU-inuii  v/ltit   .s;it  uc-.vl  liim,  he   .said;  "Did you ever henr such an unearthly  row in all your life?"  "Kxeuse   me;   that   is  niy daughter  "As these people are making at Uk  back," broke in the young iiimii. "1  can '.carccly hear a word of lhat  beautiful   song."  The Prophet Is Vague  The annual prophet, our friend,  Mom*e, is, as usual, well ahead of  time with his predictions for 1918.  He is, however, unusually tiniid and  uncertain. Hc is rather vague on  that word "Peace," which, not till  August 1918, will appear with his  wings stretched out with the benignant message for thc future. March  is allied to this,month in ^movements  of great prosperity, but in what direction and from whence or. to whither old Moore is 'silent.  still awaits us and that another winter must pass before we can sec the-  fulfilment of our hope. We must bc  piopared for that delay and for this  reason must check tiie torrent of ex*-  penditure. which is daily swollen by  reckless spending,- arid i-whieh is the  gravest menace \vc have today. But  whether it comes next; month or n'e**������t  year, we must hold on till the victory  is won and-till* there is lio nation  which has not repudiated^ the authority of force in the affairs 'of flic  world and come into thc orbit yvof  democracy;���������London Daily  News;:;  Minimize The Fire  Peril By Using  W& Granulated Eyelids,  Sore Eves, Eyes inflamed by  Sun, jDunfand IVinc/quIckly  rcllcvcd by Murine. Try It lu  your Eyes and in Baby's Eyes.  N������ Smartia-f, Jnst Eye Comfort  MrtrlneEye Hemedy AifcJ/a.'^.K  Ey������ Salva, In Tube* B8e.   Kor liotk of ths Kv* ��������� rr������*.  Ask mnrlue JEyo Bemedy Co.. Chicago 4  Minard's   Liniment   Co.,   Limited!  Gents,���������A  customer of. olirs  cured  a very bad case of distemper  valuable horse by the  use  of  ARD'S LINIMENT.  Yours truly,  V'JLANDIE  FRKKKS  m    a  MIN-  I   Chemically Self ���������Extinguishing  "Silent 500s"  The Matches With "No  Afterglow"  EDDY is the only Canadian  maker of these matche������, avery  stick o! which has been trefttej!  with a chemical solution which  positively ������n-������ure8 the matth  becoming dead wood once it  has been lighted and blown  out.  Look for the words "Chemically aelf-extingui-ihin**--" oh the  box.  )  The United States bureau of fisheries is attempting to introduce, into  the Pacific qccuii fish that arc natives of the Atlantic and vice versa.  The shiftings and the changes that  are going on arc not merely scientific experiments, but arc meant to effect extensions of the food supplyj  the creation of new industries, and  ^ ^ putting of money into the purses  A  JLts4 JmJ  J.   JPM. i of  thousands of fishermen  on    both  Artificial  as.  I niakf Artificial Teotli I  without th������ uho of ���������  plate; 1 can tramloiru a -  bid]/ shaped mouth in-  **ta-.a pretty on*; I can  <to tho best work that  expert dental science lias evolved, and I can  du it r.lic������p������r and more ���������atlufattory tbau ������ny.  body I know.  Examination and Consultation Proa.  DR. O. R. CLARKE  Rooms   1   ta   9,   Data.  Trust  Bid*.  Realna     -     ������...      -       Sank.  coasts.  i4a\  W.     N.     U.     117*  ATrM    Vtiilihubv���������U'rmlilii'l   il  to  be  able    lo  do    exactly  pleaup.f  Mri!. Snbbiib.i   -Yci, Indeed,  der how it feels to be ;i rook.--  I.-  .'IS  fit if"  \V(*  Tk4  ���������frs*M  Xtoplisk   lUmtiu.  Tonea aad lavTtorawa lb* wholf  I^^JAkiIQI**1^")}* *X*f*m������ 1R**M *Vf vlood  ViMldu.lf-tmtal and JLTt-ixh. i*Srry, XlsitHM.  ������r������������j>v, r.rx*. *f JMujwvh/, t**tm*.*tittm\ txf ih*  Uqrt* J.M(ii*a M*m*rv. ifflit* til p*j b������nt, siM  ������r|jl    Ona-wntBl������as������,i1������vdJlew������*������.   floUbyall  Up ������!*!������ p*\&J*i0$gJii  fM-M.il WMmtJ  As a i/ermicidc.there is no preparation that equals Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator. It has saved  the lives of countless children.  A Wealthy Private  The richest "ranker" (private sol*  dicr) of. thc war is Troppcr Marshall  Field, grandson of the founder of the  vast Field fortunes, who recently enlisted in the 1st Illinois Cavalry.  On account of the peculiar conditions of his grandfather's will, the  fortune has to accumulate until the  beneficiaries reach thc age of twenty-  five when each takes a proportionate  life interest. It was-willed. too, that  the whole capital should bc kept intact for forty years. Thus Marshall  Field will be fifty when he comes into possession of his inheritance, and  will probably find himself worth  $200,0d0,000.���������Chicago News.  SHSE#t,H  VM* xUMW rwmHCM -JtHMtiOVj N������1. N.X N.S  IJiod lnX'(i>ui.li  - -   _ Uoiuiuu to'ik  frstt lurcett, cuitss ciihohio wcakhsss. lost viooa  St   V'M, KIOKftV.   SI "      "   '    -  MS.   KlrHRU  ���������������.        ......     _.   iku 41* ������t, m tw voaa ������ LtU*������ turn  truiiojjiij.   wiiii ������������������������ f iilla innii tn On  ������������������!-������������������  V(H, Ml/UfcV  ��������� II.I.S.   KITMRM  ���������ouam* co. m. assHM  I  won  ,f"d|*,e.  jJLAljl.t.O.  IJH.-jJ.bl.JJ.   SJ.UUU   kVOISUM,  kithrm **������������������ DNuaaiBTtar maic ii. roST 4 cf*  I ��������� i-������ ***  HKU.UI, IIAV������JJS������ILHyU. Ku, u*xir*\KAu, LDNOOM. ItHOU  ir������VMKvf)iiAn*siTA������T������i.ti������ifn������MOf  KAtv t0 rt,HJ*  Mt.IT������  AMU  i.AA|ij4i4CU*a.  km. iwav jj������*uj������ ttxuhtim wofca 'tilJiiriuii1 i������ am  SiiT.oavr.tr������Mr n*nKmt������ to alv vunutnt fACMtrsi  ��������� ��������������� n *b.*������t sf-wj^m-iiai i ������ mm '���������J;*"'" T-"'* ��������� **T  ���������w*ft_jji tsar 0*% ������m Ksiisv"^ESsVB  i *^zLi^,Sp*.*z^*Jrz  Must Learn Patience  We   must   learn   patience, bearing  in   mind   two  coiibidciatiou.s.    In   lhc  first   place,   sea-power  works   slowly  and silently, but irresistibly and   relentlessly, aa our forefathers in#   the  years of almost unbroken    hostilities  from 1793 to 1815��������� Trafalgar having  been  fought  in the  middle   of    that  period���������came  to know.    In  the  second place, everything for which  the  Allies  arc   lighting   dcpeudH   on     the  liliti.sii  itcci,  ami   litcicioxc  il    uatitl  not bo made tin*  initriiment  of    nny  iminstiiictcd  war    philosophy.      We  can risk many tlitngfl, as we are risking theni under the pressure of thin  uney.aniplfd  emergency, hut the    nation cannot penult any risk*  to    be  run in the. matter of coiiiinuml of the  aea, whieh, in nidte of the mtibtnariue,  remains the llfe-Huc of all the    peo-  t,\r.   who   ui c   todav   liiiMi*     resolved  than ever to prciiorvrre. until the de-  ft.it   of   I'russiiunisni   uiui   all   that   it  iil-iuds   for   ban   heen   ���������.ic(-r������inplish'*d.-������������������  l.oudoti   Daily   Telcgrajih.  r  J^Oi p������ili������ ill* ilk-c tu>i%C.T>*  1  ���������ArA:AiPpkLin.  ��������� 'A . .-^.���������s.-'^J.'fBs*3'  ��������� :TrAA,pl&mg&i  ��������� yy.^-hK&KJsSKte  ��������� - AAAAS&Zm  ... . ��������� ���������'..��������� ::'.^.'Zs$.,3z������*-.l  ��������� A'AAfx'mm  ' 'AA;AP*mM  ��������� '. ArA^^rf^mi  AAAAi'&^iSM  :AA]AA4mm  rAApmmmm  ,-yvvs������-a;*sSi  '���������", -; -;P". nu^-'l^-t.:  \-V--?/.-.^?s1^*;^  **������������%* IVI   *.*.**"****���������* jv*j>#**���������i*   ****** + m*m*******   wwaj*-*  stunt Headache*, Urinary siid iMiUMer  TmutjUs ������,n4 all IrrajyuUrUla* ���������! <*���������������  riCMn������y#, t*l  Al~V4S������m  ,.>:���������: .'.-'-ft-js.  V-^������������1  pm������  y;''y:;*S*'"  p;Pmm^  '���������AAr.ri;irO0i  pP':PP$m  ������������������r'A-pAr^iAa  ������������������ r:.yrtArv&  ������������������������������������ ���������--* ���������'Of'fi.'.nSA  ���������: A.-A^mi  '���������.'���������/-.v^.'^-nv^V  ���������",.'- AP%?������p������$.  ��������� - /P.\;'!r.'-t~Vl4*~lr,  AP-WW  A .AAPmM  ��������� r-rpHi'm^  AT:r������0%M  11  .-,'<���������!:���������  ���������JJl������Jll.illiilWJII,������JIIIWlJ|il<IWJJWJ>JIMWl^WJjlji  mttm*i*ia������*m*im*i*****i**m  mmaimajgM   i'iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiriiiiiiiiiii  mum ftppp  iSAtr'  t*S^V.<S'-;S  AiirA'v-i  r'-pApp^^ *_  ' ���������- _, ^ ^ % *f /;;-- _���������-_ /;*//" .-./^ r  *"^*~""**>*~���������"���������l**"'"'**''"~***^���������*"**-*''***'**'*'���������*-**--***"'*"^ '���������-' "������        )  I *������"���������/ ���������*-.-  f*S*:-"v.'-  Trie CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Haves, Owner and Editor.  ORESTON, B.C.,  FRIDAY,  OCT. 19  jffltffc Bg BBgtuur  Conscription, or rather, selective  tivsft-, is with us. Ths ofScis.1  proclamation in this connection  appears in this issue, the ' necessary forms to be filled oqit by  thpse liable under the new regulations are in the hands of the postmaster, and the gentlemen who  will decide as to who is and who  is not entitled to exemption from  active service (provided tbey are  medically tit) have been named.  The procedure is quite simple.  Those who wish to claim exemption,  however, must appear before the  medical board at Nelson or Fernie  for examination. If they are  medically sound their application  for exemption will be taken by the  postmaster, who in turn sends it  on to the provincial registrar  appointed under tha act, and he in  due course refers it back to the  exemption tribuual for consideration. The candidate who is not  up to standard is given a certificate  to that effect, and will not- be called  i l^-vi  fi���������  vtn  ���������Ftr-WI a** f-  ������������������  -������     ���������    ������-��������� J--^ ��������� ���������        i���������- ���������    ���������  -im-  mm.    ���������m-~m. ^j -     ��������� ��������� -x��������� -^. =��������� _ -~m   >��������������� ���������   ������.   placed in he is liable to be called  on for non-combatant service, such  as-forestry work, the army medical  aud army service corps, etc, or for  guard duty at home, and some  ���������itherlines of military* service.  It is also- provided that the  candidate for exemption who is not  satisfied with the decision given  him by the local exemption tribuual  can appeal from their decision and  keep on appealing until the matter  comes l>efore the minister of justice,  who is the court of last resort  Incidentally it is also provided  that the gentleman who looks after  the militia department's interests  at the sittings of the exemption  tribunal may also enter a like  number of appeals in the case of  any parties whom he thinks is not  entitled to exemption.  The regulations also provide  that those who appear before  No\*ember 10th and are classed  medically fit can select the particular regiment iu which they  wish to serve. After that date  this choice will be withdrawn and  the men must join up with the  corps the militia authorities  stipulate. November 10th. too, is  the last date those liable have to  appear for medical examination of  their own free will and accord.  On and after November llth both  the civil authorities and the  special official appointed will see  to it that those who have not a  certificate showing that they have  been up for examination are  rounded up for that purpose by  the strong arm of the law.  Nations Look to Future  Ottawa. Oct. 17���������The true benefit.  ��������� if the Military Service Act will not  be realized in full even when tbe  needed reinforcements arrive nt the  front and the Canadiiin Expeditionary  Force returns to its work Ktrenglben-  i-d and reinviRomted. This is tbe  opinion of a London business man  of high standing who is now visiting  Canada on a government mission.  AH the belligerent nations, this  visitor says, are fighting to-dny with  une eye on the future. The desire  nfallistogo through the war with  !������ busineBH and industrial organiwi-  t ion as firmly stabilized and normal  ��������� is possible. The industrial value of  the Military Service Act will be that  it will leave nt their tasks those  whouu work is needed in the national  interest and help to insure future  prosperity. Assurance of this coming  benefit helped to make the draft law  more popular in England than was  ever > expected,     despite    its   drastic  |>i .j'v jojjjij;).  1&~Pound Turnip*  Joe Clubb Ih looking for thu man  who can eclipse hin effort at amateur  gardening this year. Joe," who Id  holding down the Morgan ranch, has  a isiieciui claim to taut** in hit* bhowing  in turnip-', a couple of wliich weighed  18 pounds each, and several others  almost uh bulkv. Thev were a feature  of the vegetable display in tho Hat*  field barber whop window during  Reclamation week. Sharing the  honor** vvith them were threo pneku of  nntatoert none of which tubem weighed  le-i'i than H tMiundw���������rnoNt. of them  from tbo Clubb i/aiden, too.  Cranbrook r.oiiiii'.il woiiM like the  C.tVU. to put in n nwiinmlng pool nt  lUY.M.ff.A. In thwt town.  GEORGE the FIFTH, by the Grace of God, of the United Kingdom  of Great Britain and Ireland and of the British Dominions beyond the Seas, King, Defender of the Faith, Emperor of India.  To all to whom these presents shall come, or whom the same may in anywise  concern--<JREETlNG:  At    "D-a������.������-v **J*. **_   J*3m Jt. iVWi-MAA***  tion calling out the men comprised in Glass 1 as described by the  Military Service Act$ 1917* .       -  ePfm.  X?���������     I vised Stati  Thc Deputy Minister of Justice,  Canada  HEREAS It Is provided by our Militia  Act of Canada, Re-         _  vised Statutes of Canada,1906s  L{J2^&&������rZj������&$E������ "m \ chapter 41, Section 69, that  9 * our Governor-Generai of Canada in Council may place our  Militia of Canada, or any part  thereof, on active service anywhere in Canada, and also beyond Canada for the defence thereof, at any time when it appears  advisable so to do by reason of emergency;  A ���������.-| ���������*CK7*V������<cj.t-**������oG that -part of our militia of Canada known  ZVI1U VV UC71C^t&������ as the Canadian Expeditionary Force is  now engaged in active service overseas for the defence and security of  Canada, the preservation of our Empire and of human liberty ; and  it is necessary owing to the emergencies of the war to provide re-  enforcements for our said Expeditionary Force in addition to those  whose inclination or circumstances have permitted them to (volunteer ;  A t-tA \AThkf*-rf**3iCi by reason of the large number of men v/ho  .Ti.HU VV UCi -Ccl8������ hscvc already left agricultural and industrial pursuits in our Dominion of Canada in order to join our Expeditionary Force as volunteers, and by reason of the necessity of maintaining under these conditions the productiveness or output of agriculture and industry in our said Dominion, we have determined by  and with the advice and consent of our Senate and House of Commons of Canada that it is expedient to secure the men so required;  not by ballot as provided by our said Militia Act, "but .by selective  draft; such re-enforcement, under the provisions of the Military  Service Act, 1917, hereinafter referred to, not to exceed one hundred  thousand men ;  A-rtA XTtTVi^-r^QG it is accordingly enacted in and by the  .TV11U VV Aid Cel& provisions of an Act of bur Parliament of  Canada, holden in the ?th and 8th years of our reign, and known  as the Military Service Act, 1917, that every one of our male subjects  who comes within one of tiie classes described and intended by the  said Act shall be. liable to be called out on active service in our  CanacUan; Expeditionary Force for the defence Vof Canada, either  within or beyond Canada; and Lthat his service shall be for the  duration of the present.war ahd demobilization after the conclusion  ��������� off the war ;  A it A \i*t.T\\f*'rf-'m<2 the men who are, under the provisions of  *aHU vv AN-acrta the said last mentioned Act, liable to be  called out, are comprised in six classes of which Class 1 is, by the  provisions of the said Act, defined to corsist of all our male subjects,  . ordinarily, or at any time-since the 4th;day of'Atipist, 1914, resident  in Canada, who have attained the age of "twenty y-ears, who were born  not earlier, than the year 1883, and were on- the 6t& day of July, 1917*  unmarried, or are widowers but have no child.Vand who are not within  any of the following enumerated T-\T.  EXCEPTIONS.��������� t?.-:'"'"  1* Members of our regular, or reserve, or auxiliary forces, as defined  - by our Army Act.  2. Members of our military forces raised by the Governments of  any of bur other dominions or by our Government of India.  3. Men serving in our Royal Navy, or in our Royal Marines, or in  our.Naval Service of;Canada, and-members of our Canadian  Expeditionary Force. V;-  4. Men who have since August 4th, 1914, served in our Military  or Naval Forces, or in those of our allies, in any theatre of actual  war, and have been honourably discharged therefrom.  5. Clergy, including members of any recognized order of an exclusively religious character, and ministers of all religious denominations existing-in Canada at the date of the passing of our said  Military Service Act.  0. Those persons exempted from military service by Order in  Council of August 13th, 1873, and by Order in Council of Decern-  ber6th, 1898;  A r\ A \K71r. t*r/*a C St is moreover provided by our said Military  iina VV UCrCdb service Act that our Governor-General of  Canada in Council may from time to time by proclamation call out  on active service as aforesaid any class of men in the said Act described,  end that- all men within the class so called out shall, from the date  Of such proclamation, be deemed to be soldiers enlisted in the military  service of Canada and subject to military law, save as in the said  Act otherwise provided ; and that the men so called out shall report  and shall be placed on active service in the Canadian Expeditionary  Force as may be set out in such proclamation or in regulations ; but  that they shall, until so placed on active service, be deemed to be  on leave of absence without pay ;  A *t A   \ArUf.-rf.cx a   it is also provided by the said Act that at  Ana   vv tiercels ^y Umc bcforc a datc to tc fixcd by  proclamation nn application may be made, by or in respect of any  man in the class to be called out, to one of our local tribunals,  established in the manner provided by the said Act in the province in  which such man ordinarily resides, for a certificate of exemption"  from service upon any of the following  GROUNDS OF EXEMPTION :���������  (a) That It is expedient in the national Interest that the man should*  instead of being employed in military service, be engaged in other  work in which he is habitually engn-red ;  (b) That it is expedient in the national interest that the man should,  instead of being employed in military service, be engaged in other  work in which he wishes to be engaged and for which, he has  special qualifications ;  (c) That it is expedient In the national interest that, Instead of  being employed In military service, he should continue' to be  educated or trained for any work for which he is then being  educated or trained ;  (d) That serious hardship would ensue, if the man were placed on  uctivc service,  ow'utg  to  hi:.  cxccpUouui   fiwuiiciui vi   buiiiicva  obligations or domestic position ;  (���������) IU health or infirmity ;  (/) That he conscientiously objects to the undertaking of combatant  service, and is prohibited from oo doing by the tenets and articles  offal tii in effect on the sixth day of July, 1917, of any organized  religious denomination cxlutlng and well recognized in Canuda at  such date, and to which he in good fuith belongs ;  And that if any of the grounds of such application be established*'  a certificate of exemption shall be granted to such man.  --^vMi**^^  A f*A \KTVtf-ft*QC moreover.it is enacted In and by tbe pro-  4-a.ilU   VV ZICA-0������A&   yjgiong ������f an Act of our Parliament of  Canada holden in the 7th and 8th years of our reign and known as  the -War Titne Elections Act that certain persons thereby disqualified  iiOij. voting. with such"of their seas ss on polling day are net of iege-i  age, shall be exempt from combatant military and naval service ;  A mm, A 'VlT'K-ifc-ria-a-a ** *8 further provided by our said Military  vd.HU vv WCACeia service Actthat applications for exemption  from service shall be determined by our said local tribunals, subject  to appeM as in the said Act provided, and that any man, by or in  respect of whom an application for exemption from service is made*  shall, so long as such application or any appeal in connection therewith is pending, and during the currency of any exemption granted  him, be deemed to be on leave of absence without pay **        ~~  And  ttn ���������  vv xicrcas  our Gcverncr=GeseraI of Canada in Couad!  has determined to call out upon active  service as aforesaid the men included in Class 1, as in the said Act  end hereinbefore defined or described ;, .-*:- -  Now Therefore Kno^r Ye ^ ^ ^J'cM  comprising the men in our said Military Service Act, 1917, and  hereinbefore denned or described as to the said class belonging, on  active service in our Canadian Expeditionary Force for the defence  of Canada, either within or beyond Canada, as wc may, in the -  command or direction of our Military Forces, hereafter order or  direct.  And we do hereby strictly command, require and enjoin that each  man who is a member of the said class shall, on or before the 10th day  of November; 1917, in the prescribed fomvand manner, report himself  for military service, unless application for his exemption shall then  have been made by him cr by another person entitled to .apply on his  behalf; wherein our loving subjects, members of the said class, are  especially charged not to. fail since not only do their loyalty end  allegiance require and impose the obligation of careful and implicit  obedience to these our strict commands and injunctions, but moreover, lest our loving subjects should be ignorant of theconsequences  which will ensue if they fail to report within the time limited as afore--  ssaid, we do hereby forewarn and admonish .them that any one who is .  hereby called out, and who without reasonable excuse fails to report  as aforesaid, shall thereby comm t an offence, for which he shall'be  liable on summary conviction to imprisonment for any term .not.  exceeding five years with hard labour, and he shall nevertheless, if we  so require, be compelled to serve immediately in our said Expeditionary  Force. ���������*'���������-'.������������������*:���������_'. ^  , And we do hereby proclaim and announce that for the greater  convenience of our subjects, we have directed that prescribed forms,  for reporting for service,'and for application for exemption from service, may, at any tiriie on or. before the said 10th tiay of November*  1917, be obtained at any post office in our Dominion of Canada; end  that reports' for service and applications for exemption from service;  if obtained at any of our said post offices and properly executed, shall  be forwarded by our postmaster at the post office from which the same  are obtained to their proper destinations as by our regulations prescribed, free of postage or any otlier charge.  And we do further inform and notify our loving subjects that local  tribunals have been established in convenient localities throughout  our Dominion of Canada for the hearing of applications for exemption  from service upon any of the statutory grounds, as hereinbefore set  out; that these our local tribunals so established will begin to sit in  the discharge of their duties on the 8th day of November, 1917, and  that they will continue to sit from day to day thereafter, as may be  necessary or convenient, at such times and places, as shall be duly  notified, until all applications for exemption from service shall have  been heard and disposed of; also "that men belonging to the class  hereby colled out who have not previously to the said 8th day of  November, 1917, reported for service, or forwarded applications for  exemption through any of our post office's as aforesaid, may make  applications in person foi exemption from service to any of OUT said  tribunals on the 8th, 9th or 10th day of November, 1917.  And we do hereby moreover, notify and inform our loving subjects  who ore wi'hin the class hereby called out, that if, on or before tho  10th day of November, 1917, they report themselves for military  service, or if, on or before that day, application for exemption from  service be made by them or on their behalf* they will not be required  to report for duty, or be placed upon active service, as aforesaid, until  a day, not earlier than the 10th day of December, 1917, which will,  by our registrar for the province in which they reported or applied,  be notified to them in writing by registered post at their respective  addresses as given in their reports for service, or applications for exemption from service, or at such substituted addresses as they may  have respectively signified to our said registrar; and we do hereby  inform, forewarn and admonish the men belonging to the class hereby  called out that if any of them shall, without just and sufficient cause*  fail to report for duty at the time .and place required by notice in  writing so posted, or shall fail to report for duty as otherwise  by law required, he shall be subject to the procedure* pains and'  penalties by law prescribed as against military deserters.  Of all of which our loving subjects, and all others whom these  presents may concern, are hereby, required to take notice, renderlnj������  atrlct obedience to and compliance with all these our commando,  directions and requirements, and governing themselves accordingly*  In Testimony Whereof J2������?'s?g**SgZ  ent, and the Great Seal of Canada to be hereunto affixed. WITNESS: Our Right Trusty and Right Entirely Beloved Cousin  and Counsellor, Victor Christian William, Duke of Devonshire*  Marquess of Hartlugton, Earl of Devonshire, Earl.of Burlington*  Baron Cavendish of Hardwicke, Baron Cavendish of Keighley,  Knight of Our Most Noble Order of the Garter; One of Our Most  Honourable Privy Council; Knight Grand Crocs of Our Most  Distinguished Order of Saint Michael and Saint George; Knight  Grand Cross of Our Royal Victorian Order; Governor-General  and Commander-in-Chief of Our Dominion of Canada.  At Our Government House, in Our. City of OTTAWA, this  TWELFTH day of OCTOBER* in the year of Our Lord one  thouoand nine hundred and seventeen* and In '.he eighth year  of Our Reign.  By Ccmmano%  tJaiL*>\  >**.  Under-fije*tt-**i-������-*"y -of State.  %  wrnrm  ItlM HI ****** JtaMMM I III  ********  H> uriJMlWttlMMlllllUIMI  ******  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmtt ?W,TiV*������tfr. > tryr^g&tHfr  .x.\<  "if.'.    ������i i^f.'r^.i-v^  t*>  *r t*  f-/ jt*tr~&*lf * ���������*  -mcn*.^ r-  :8,.*2  *   v^.   y.f  You will say they are the best you ever saw  at the price, - Well nHuie?-"'Nicely trimmed.  I  km*.     V������  **>*  New  Blouses  ���������    V J  Ttt'ese Ure beauties, and attractive in style ana  materials.    Crepe-de-ehene, pretty Voiles and  a few tailored ones with the .new collars that  . are so much in vogue at present.  SEE OUR WINDOW DISPLAY.  JACKSON  GENERAL MERCHANT       -        CRESTON  f-f  -.    ) -     **  ��������� ' ' ���������       ���������  -  V  ���������  .Vv-ri-.  ?���������-*���������. i-v  +4.                <���������������      ������������������  - *  "  *v *  ���������   J  -           J,   J  t*"  ������nGB*������ai&&s8 Production  -���������*,-���������',���������  is nt*j������ed'"b*v' tfie Go'������'e������*n'-aent���������ifc has done ITS n������rS. we are doinsr OURS���������  will you do YOURS ? ** - ., ���������',.*."  OUR part is to grow fche very besfc trees possible, fco sec they are trne-  fco name, fco care for fcbem in every while they are in our nursery, and fco  deliver fco you^tipright, clean, healthy, well-calipered trees with magni-  ficenfc root system, ~*well packed, -till charges paid, afc your neatest station  'pr dock.,.' ,We;si!icerely think fchafc fchis is OUR part.  YOUR part -is -fco" gefc your order ready without delay so fchat you can  plant nesfc Spring and fco ORDER EARLY. HJaviy orders ar* 'better for  ns AND'.BETTER FOR YOtf. Ifc is humanly impossible fco give fche  same attention and care td^ate orders as those placed six or twelve  'months in advance. ���������. - ,   -   .,  ( *f <,���������," F ' *��������� * *   . l *  , Will you-write us today for any information. rand giving us an ide������"*of  your   requirements?   Onr  'services and  advice ace   cheerfully   yours.  ^ Our large general and Fruit Catalogue, our Rose Catalogue, onr Price  last-are yours for bhvs asking���������tlj,ey c mfcain y.iltiable planting and general  information. Do nofc delay���������write to-day, or see our local representative  Andrew Miller. ^��������� \���������  British Golunfbia Nurseries Company, Limited  z We carry a complete.  stock of  Lumber, Lath  and Shingles  ;#jn^';-ifi 'v need ;:6f' ahy-  thing in this line call  get   pur  prices;  Canyon City Lumbst Gompif  LIMITED  *���������������������.  ' '*thf^r'  -rrr  xm^.    . ... ,,m       mmm.,   j*-m,.   ������w        -w ������������������������������<������������������ 'mm i^.������..      jjjJ������l  ��������������� ���������"!  ^t      XjmjlVmM-MS^tm  SIR EDMU.NO WALKER.,   ,,',' ,  CV,6���������' IXlS)., D.CU Pi**������IJcnt  Capital Paid Up. $15,000,000  itfwo  of  Revelsfcoke's   hotels  have  closed since fche"arrival of prohibition.  Nine months of 1017  shows a total  ��������� 2-77,044 .'tons.of ore sent to Trail  stria-after.   - '  of  IS THE  *)xfa&JJr t*t&**m*--9  WORLD'S  ��������� ,J?>smelter at Trail is shipping a.  carload " of refined copper daily af  present. *      ������  1000 feefrbf new hose has just been  added fco fche fire fighting equipment  at Golden.    Trail has now a water' supply  sufficient for a town three times its  present size. '* - ,* <_  The ienion.tree in the Noble barber  shop afc VKasIb has a' crop' of four  leuions this year.  If fche cost js not too gtey.fc Trail's  ne"w Roman Catholic Church will be  built of   brfck.J   Ifc will  be 34x70 feefc.  ' Owing-to- the- excessiyely hot^na-  nier causing- mb exceptionally hgav-t?  drop jjhe.Sunnyside YamJi afc Grand  Forks had only fcwo cars, of prunes to  ship fchis year, as compared with seven  in 1916.  lioiiliiiW  mmi  0 ���������<* ������ 9*.  Tf is nisuiiifkctured  tobacco in its purest  form.  It has,a pleasing  flavor.  It is tobacco scien-  for man's use.  iAAiA^iimft,  ���������y-ssjiy^aiisSfeia  P3MMM  V:-y *:.; ���������*.? *^5ri*-&2i  ���������j? '���������ii.-m''- >a:'Jr->��������� '^d&Tt\  pMm&m  A':PSiS:?MP������S  Stop J  Look I Listen /  Th������ re was a young girl in Drum heller;  She looked ������\\ around for a feller:  She soon found a guy���������  And he looked rather shy  To   fchis     charming    young   girl     n  Drumheller.  Now fchis   charming young girl was n.  sweller,  And   she   soon, wed   fchis   handsome  young feller;  Now they've child-.en  twice five���������  Every one is alive���������  This maid and the   charming young  feller.  Now   this   charming   and   handsome  yonng feller,  He sure has to work like a heller;  He has just got to work  There is no time to shirk.  Or they'd go  mighty slim I can tell  yer.  Now, young man,  be  wise  and jusfc  fcell her  Of the fate of fchafc other young feller,  " Or your pleasure's all gone  And.your work jnsfc begun���������  Jusfc like fche young man  in   Drumheller. '" ���������Anon  P.S.���������How about this, Wynndel ?  Kaslo is ripe for church union. Both  fche Anglican . aud t Presbyterian  chnrches. in thafc town are without  oafitors. " xi   ,   r>,"       '  Each hotel in K"u$lo **wili leceive  $116 refund froui ,fche   town  council,  Ei'ohibition doiiiing 'in  three  mouths  efore fche licenses expired.  The Cranbrook * Club, will niit --lose  as a result of prohibition ^coming into  force. It may. however, lie iecirganiz-  ed and made 'a commercial club.  Kasio . smaii - boys.,, are getting 25  vents apiece, for cats these days. They  are shipped to Sandon to keep down  the mice.in "Warehouses and stores.  Mr. Muir, manager of the Bank of  Britis-h North Amerif-a afc^ Kaslo, bas  been transfer!ed to Vancouvi-r.  East Kootenay mines have seut out  over 100,000 tons of ore fchis year thus  far, the Sullivan, of course, being tbe  big thing in that section.  Penticton Herald: While -bppiefe of  every vanety which is grmvn in this  jdistrk-t are smaller in size, than in  past years, the quality anil cbi<Vrr is  exceptionally good, and are running  over 90 per cent. No. ones. During a  three-day pack at one of the local  shipping houses when 1,700 boxes weie  prepared for shipment, _ there were  only 21 boxes of number threes.  *PT0$r������m  AP-ASrmm  ���������������������������������������������'SS-;'ssti;;siS~i<;ft*  -/.���������-;-������������������������������������SwffiSa  AAAArrij0������ffS  ���������' v.'--:i'^^*i?^������  '. s.''.rys.iV'.-^vij;*^  ���������A-*A;%$?$������$%  "ATAms^  --AAA^%km  A:Am$$0  T':A!,'r!-Ai3&S&  -..' ��������� y;>':.J?S*%'-'������������*!j  :'���������'������������������- ������������������'-".;1';.y.-Si^<*v(E.''  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MCCREATH  . j   i.**,      ^    ^        t,  Sirdar Ave. mMfemt&n  Wttm  optpaMu  ���������V'y ���������''/.'.*: ;-S^i?*3$j|  ���������'.-��������� fj.TiJi -t.'-yix&L  ���������P.P~TTj\'~P^-^'iM  ' ''P.'!-'''aA^T!P'*^'^>s,M  - -���������; t v.v';:'^^,ti*^stnS8  1'; .~t ������������������'^���������rt^.r^^ysiSSM  APPMMli  ���������      ��������� ���������'. ������... v^-vJiWJftl  .��������� v ^vsysgi'a  '���������:���������''.������������������'.'.. ������������������-i's,:i!';j--;S?S|  "v'-'f';-^'a'''!as^H  ��������� ���������;'*"'''V-'1'*'/*''.'.*f.^*j,j  ���������.'������������������'.���������>n}&gm  Ap-pAi^^  '���������::'A:?p$m  ��������� 'y,-''^V.'y'A'-,**'������',fl  .  . ���������- s-<'vK;-"*&!  ������������������y:;:;^y������j������";jl  .'��������� ������������������'������������������:yr'-',,Mi*iiij.  ������������������ APPT:m$  ''���������pTmi  ������������������������������������������������������ rP'Pi^i  " ������������������Ar'.-WVr.  '\:AAAas$  '    :  -:P0^M.  AAtri  "->' ������������������l.-'  ���������'; mi  ..',;w,.y  TaP  ...    ...       ���������      >V*'-- '   >Jy������>"   -' \, ')  omplete Sirvice to  H V. F. JONES. Aii't. Gcn'l. Manager  Reserve Fund, ��������� $13,500,000  GOURTEOUS attention to y6ur needs wherever yoa mm  travel is something you appreciate, and befrgva Fpyd  owner you canget. jt   You are always "among fnends".  . ' ���������' .1 ���������*,  '; A Ai>  P'P*  ;A'K:;  P'A>4  pi. At  '������������������.'---������������������.Vil  ]iyl  There are more than 700 Ford Dealer Service Stations throi _  outCanada. These are always within easy reacliof Ford^owners  J���������for gasoline, oil, tires, repairs, accessories, expert advice or  motor ^dji^stinents.  BANK MONEY ORDERS  The most convenient way of remitting small sums of  money is by $ie Money Orders sold by this Bank.  cost is as follows:  The   jo$t of Ford Service is as remarkably low a$ the cost of  the par itself. Nineteen of the most called for |>������rts ^st only  $S^0. Just compare this with the cost of spare parts for other  cars and you will realize the advantage of owning a Ford.  #5 nnd under  _  over $0'4iml nofc'excoedlniJ IjllO   ���������   f������������*������������**0t<|������4  $30  C. Q* BKNNBTT  3 cento  A    **  350 15    ������*  PLUS   UiCViiNtHJ  SYA.*Uk-tJ  A  f^mi *%  t*/JX.mtr tlt.Mtjr  4* tt  AO  Mfon&gor Croston Branch  .->���������  \  ���������   -* ���������vq.'*c.-  1   4,  Runabout  Tourinfif   -  Coupelet  $47S  ���������f  V;:  THE UNIVERSAL CAR   Sedan  .-*.���������  *j,t. JJ.  GrssfBii AisSp& Soppiy OS.  FORD, ONT*  -   balers  .*.. ...: ���������.,,.... .., .....   -  .......  mum^xmmxxmimmmm  MtUMMHUHUMHHI  mm****  MHteMHMHHMJall  missmaimim  ^m^m*tmm*xmimmut^^ tWAAiAA  mrnmm  ���������}?#���������?.���������'>''  Sillv"'""  i$pV  m&&P>Pi.  WliW$A  Wm^A  siSsfesf^y*-'.-.  KSfeK^'-  K^'My-'y-y-s'���������  JJrsw.S-:^'... .���������;-  Sti***?-)''--;'-���������' '  !*���������������?*���������������:���������'��������� .-  $������?^V'  &ppp  m&>. ������������������  lMVv: -.s  JrJ.'is.v'-*  |g:t;K;sy  yA<:AA  Ii  B"^:-1".'-.s ���������  fc������',X--.;;  \wPAs  PffJ  Pi***  t:s"s>'y*y  ^CTBS1t>H^I^;:St:  ^ tt so, .jomember these factn���������Zaa*-  Silk  is by  far  the iSiOat  wiueiy  *U83u  balnk in Canada! Why has It becoma  bo popular? Because It heals sores.  cures skin diseases, and does -what ia  claimed for it  S/our sore?"  Remember that Zam-Buk is altogether different to the ordinary ointments. Most of these consist of animal  fats. Zam-Buk contains no trace of  any animal fat/or any mineral matter.  It is absolutely herbalr  Kemember that Zam-Buk is at th*  The Mail Behind the Plow  T*:*-������   ~e  x xxlKXf    VI  Great Services Rendered in      ___  "PrA"AA'r. "VyNational Crisis aa V.  That countryVgentleman have made  mistakes in the, past in their attitude  towards their land Is    true    enough,  "Why not lei it heal   but during; this time of crisis    they  have been; inV aU respects great servants of the common good, those  above: military age serving all day  .long as recruiters,V and the others  serving iii the ranks when they could  not at once serve as officers. -The  yeomen of England, and: landlords of    the manors,    have ever had in    war  ���������ame    time   idling,    soothing,   and^ the sametradition of public service;  antiseptic.   Kills poison, instantly, and*  all harmful germs.   It is suitable alike  for recent injuries and ^diseases, and  lor chronic sores,. ulcers,'.. etc. '   Test  how  different \ and superior Zam-Buk  really is.   All "druggists aad stores at  50c.  box.   '' Use  also  Zam-Buk   Soap.  Relieves sunburn and prevents freckles.  Best for baby's bath.   25c. tablet.'  The Sou! oi & Piano is tbe  Action.    Insist on lb*  Otto Higel Piano Aetiofi  ...   .  MONEY ORDERS  When ordering goods by mail, sentS * Do-  fRiisiou  Express  Money Order.  ������������������"-���������"' . '"���������l"- "     -- - ' i ktngdom."  and for this reason in his History of  Henry VII., Lord Bacon speaks with  the utmost enthusiasm of the hereditary: power, that Henry gained for  tiie state by establishing on the land  "men of some substance, that might  keep hinds and servants, and set the  plough going on, This did wonderfully concern the might and mauner-  bood ot the kingdom, to have farms  as it were of a standard, sufficient to/  maintain an ably body out of penury,  \ and did iu effect amortise a great  part of the land?? of thc kingdom unto the hold and occupation of the  yeomanry of middle, people, of a condition between gentlemen and cottagers or peasants." From this Tudor wisdom many -a county'.-family  ��������� took its origin, and as Bacon puts it:  ."Thus did the king secretly sow Hydra's teeth; whereupon, according to  the poet's fiction, should rise up  armed men for the service of the  Saturday Review.  isease  Shell Explosions  Cause Skin Diseases j  i  Dermatology   of  War  Differs    From!  That ot Peace, Says Med- j  icai Man  According: so the Puris cori*espon  dt-iit ot the Medical Board, who. ua-  ������2<*r date of jV tr 30, writes on "'Dermatology of the War." skin diseases  vary  greatly  i������������������*   war and peace.     Ex  TW&mj-^pWM  on Horses,  Cattle, &c.  quickly cured by  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For Sale by AU Dealers  Do-jgla.a   &   Co.,   Prop'rs,   Napanee,  .Ont.  CFree  Sample  on   Ret-tuest)  re   to  tb  sho  OC.-v    Ot  explosions j   JuaSc,  In Court  (severely)���������Aren't       you  liar   been   re.-^-o-isibl.*;  also   for   cases  ol   psoriasis,  a  disc-a-  by   an   'ei-ttption       ot  rounded patches  color  covered   with  ixtt.xx.xxt   xx       Boozy Bill���������Why, bless yer honor,  i-r-T-cribed   "-*1*"5  P^ace     ls  quite   respectable     ter  some   places   where   I'm   seen.  characterized  circu  of        a      red  dherent    white  scales.     Here  is  part of iiis letter:  "The   diseases   of   the   campaigning'  soldier  differ  considerably  in   nature  and  frequency  from these encountered  in  limes of peace,    tn the (k-rma-  tological  clinics   of   the   Paris   hospitals  before  the    war  one Avould  encounter   as   the   most   frequent   form  of dermatosis, eczema, scabies   (itch)  psoriasis,   and   tubcrcus   tronbk   under lupic or varicose forms. To_daS*--tc-  ztma,   tuberculides  and    scabies    arc  nire, being  replaced iu  order of frequency     by-     phthiriasis     (parasites),  eczema,      and     trichophytinous     diseases   (diseases   affecting*     the   hair),  'oftentimes   marked by  varied    peculiarities.  '"Tuberculides and tuberculosis of  the skin art** rare. Tliis is not astonishing vvlicu one is acquainted with  tl;e rigorous care with which tuberculous subjects were eliminated by  the medical examiners as the soldiers presented themselves for active  service. The army life and exercise  ���������in the open air; the nourishment,  good in quality and quantity, have  constituted great obstacles to thc development of the attenuated forms  of  tuberculosis of the skin.  asnaincu  to  oe  seen  here  i->���������   t.  WOMEN!   IT IS MAGIC!  LIFT OUT ANY CORN  .pply  a  few   drops   then   lift  corns or calluses off with  fingers���������no pain  Used for making  hard and soft soap, for  softening water, for cleaning, disinfecting and for over  600  other  purposes.  RKFUAS SUBSTITUTES.  E.W,Cttlt!TCOMBWY UMI1TO  TORONTO, OMT. ���������  '  wtNHwm       jj������wt������*������j. s  "Silver BuUat"  Very Effective  Severe  How  to  Strike the Hun  Blow  a  Procrastination  F.fforl is chiefly lost through mls-  rpplicatiou. Tlic-men who know the  most haven't cionc as much for the  world as the men who do the most.  '"Waiting until tomorrow," has destroyed more businesses, ruined more  lives, and annihilated more armies  than the pov <*r of enmity.���������Herbert  Kaufman.  Just think! You can lift  off any corn or callus  without pain or soreness. __,  A Cincinnati man discovered this ether, compound and named it free-  zone. Any druggist will  sell a 'tiny bottle of free-  zone, like here shown, for  very'little cost. You apply a few drops directly  upon a tender corn or  callus. Instantly the soreness disappears, then  shortly you will find thc  corn or callus so loose  that you can lift it right  oft.  Freezone is wonderful.  It dries instantly. It  doesn't cat away the corn  or callus, but shrivels it  up without even irritating  the surrounding skin  It is not necessary to travel ���������'to  Kuropc aud enter the trenches in order to strike a blow against the enemy of civilization. Sonic very effective  work  can  bc   done  at  home.  Of course, the most meritorious  service is that done by the brave  men Who don the khaki and go into  the trenches. They risk their lives  and endure separation from all they  hold dear. , But this does not mean  that fighting with the gun or bayonet is the only way to make- the en-  my reel backwards and finally collapse.  Money is a weapon of terrific  force in - modern war, much more  powerful than it ever was in the  past. This means that Germany is  more vulnerable to the hammering of  money, comparatively speaking, than  to the hammering of steel shells. As  Uoyd George said many months ago  the "silver bullet" will finally -win  the war and it goes without saying  that the more silver bullets there  are to be discharged, the sooner the  war -will end. -  Dominion of Canada war savings  certificates are Canada's**, "silver  bullets." Each one of them is aimed  straight for the kaiser's heart.  War Conditions Make It Imperative  That Farmers Keep Chicks^  , From Dying;,    ; P a'a "a.;  ' At least fiftyipftrcc^^  ens, -'young- ducks* and turkeys aiid"  ten per cent, of the adult birds die;  cachs year from diseases, many .'.bf.'  which arc preventable. This'' is 'an  atinual national"' loss o#'^pfdbaJ*vl^  millions of, dollars that "could be  avoided to a largc'-'extcnt;--^:--^-:^:';!-;^-.;:  War conditions make it imperative that farmers and potiltrymcn, as  far as possible^ stop -this enormous  leak and in order to assist iiv this  'connection Dr. Wickware suggests  that every breeder pay strict attention to the general conditions of his  flock in order that any ailing birds  may be immediately isolated. When  anything unusual is noted, in the  fowl, it is advisable to place tlic-affected individual in; separate quarters. If within a short time recovery does not take place, it is unwise  to destroy the fowl without first ascertaining the cause of the disorder.  The prevalence of disease ' is'; more  often the cause of the poultry-keeper's failure than is the lack of practical knowledge. The extreme importance of keeping the quarters  clean; isolation of all ailing fowls  and^ immediate action in regard to  finding out the cause cannot be too  strongly impressed upon the potil-  try man.  When trouble occurs, forward to  the Biological Laboratory, Central  Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ont., a-  live but sick fowl or in the absence  of such, a dead bitjd. In the interval  disinfect the qua/tcrs, run's,- drinking  fountains and feed dishes to check  the spread  of the  infectious  disease.  Disinfect the poultry V houses by  spraying the interior with a lime-  wash solution (50 lbs. stone >lime  slaked in a barrel of water: plus one  gallon of a good commercial disinfectant).  Yem never hattl a bead-  ache wlsLent; $>*** w������*&������  To keep well is to  clean, inside. ��������������������������� t  To relieve headache, and  to prevent it, keep the liver  active and industrious and  the bowels as regular as  a^ciock.  Two generations of healthy,  vigorous people have done  this by taking one pill at  bedtime, regularly���������a larger dose when nature gives  the warning.  HTTIJB  BVER  PILLS  s  KEEP CHILDREN WELL  DURING HOT WEATHER  .house feels safe.    The occasional use   come up  to my expectations  I   add  of the Tablets prevents stomach and. ���������--���������i- ^ ^i. t-ii--!:-^-^:: _,.-:���������-���������  No matter how deep-rooted the  corn may be, it must yield toy Hollo-  way's Corn Cure if used as directed.  Land for.Veterans "  In the British House of commons  .Major Hunt complained tha.t the  board of agriculture was not making  proper provision for the land settlement of sailors and soldiers after  the war. He emphasized that the  facilities which Australia and Canada are providing would open land to  the men from the United Kingdom  besides  those from  the  Dominions.  Mr. Winfrey, under-sccretary for  agriculture, said thc board had already secured practically thc whole  of 8,000 acres which the act of 1915  empowered it to purchase for this  It  might   bc  neccssarv  Every mother knows how fatal the  hot summer months are to. small  children. Cholera. infantum, diarrhoea, dysentry and 'stomach? troubles  are rife at this time and. of ten a precious little life is lost after,only  few hours illness,  keeps  Baby's  Own Tablets    in    the  ���������*vtu//im.   bears   S/^o&tt/rm  Colorless faces oftenshow  the. absence bf Iron in the  blood.  QAHTER'SBRON PILLS  will help thi* condition.  BBBB  ���������������^���������"������ ���������������������������������mwww������*j*^w������*|m^*^w _? ',_-"Mmimmm  Verbum Sap.  Which Goes to Prove That There Is  One Born Every Minute  * Far be it from us to. hint that  .anything of the sort could happen in  Chicago, yet we see by The Forum  tha^a New. York grocer said .to  -ShiriVy Burns: "I don't like a cash  business, I have a high-class    trade  ost atter,only    a   who pay their bills pretty regularly;  ^^njother who | they don't bother to  itemize    theni,;  and if mv sales for the month don't  ���������14  ���������H  you nsver  tasted  POOD  Vm       ",(fTy  ^tSgOmm^ BXBp^  uqu havs  m ��������� M  **M*tttm H i*** **W MS*. mmSSA  rrsissecs  oris of th������  $2$6 things  in 6ife  ,T    ,       ri    - ,       purpose.     It  might   bc  neccssarv   to  Hard, soft or corns lie-1 a?k   additional   powers   after   the   rc-  rcen the toes, as well as  (HSS,     Hc   was   of  the  opinion    that  the question of capital was nol difficult, as many cx-soldiers had a  small capital besides their pensions  and were able to take up small holdings.  tween  painful calluses, lift right  off. There is no pain before or afterwards. If your druggist hasn't  freezone, tell him to order a small  bottle for you from his whole sale  drug house.  Kow "Sammees"  Originated  ^ Just |iow the Yankee*' troops in  Fiance got their nickiiTwnc, "Sani ���������  niees" now appears. The welcoming  French shouled enthusiastically,  "Vive, les ami*-!" pronounced "Vive  lay zaiumee!" and thc soldiers  Jjiotip.hl'. that instead of cheering their  arriving* friends the crowds were  jj;i*.in;', them ;���������. nickname referring  back to Uncle Satn. It- was a queer  I.iiiiloli>f."it-al incident, and il will he  all the queerer il" lhc iii.'kuauu* slicks.  ���������Hosto;i   (ilobe.  r:ly*i  W.  ti.  U. liim  Minard's Liniment   for   Sale   Everywhere.  Marvels of the Telephone  Listening to the Atlantic and Pacific  Simultaneously  A remarkable: demonstration of the  irlrpluine wns -recently made for the  1-eiii'hl of Lord NorthclilTc and his  party.  A point of  historical    interest  was the. lisleiiing by lhe distinguished visitor lo the i-,.;ir of the Atlantic  and IVuiiii' occaii-i Niiiiiiliuii<*(iii*������ly. A  ti lr.ptwitu- v;i'. i-iiutii'CU'd (j������ the trans  ������oiitiiiinuil line reaching to San  Franci.-.i-o where the. line had for the  oecjision bi-rn extended to ;i tele-  I hone transmittrr on the shore of  th<: f'.u ihe at the (lolden < late. An  other lelephonc Uji-* cuuiifeu d lo a  line i ^teudiiiK In <i 11 an. luit ti i oil the  sliore of the Athuiiie.    Thit������i bv plac-  ',,,"     Iii"     i-'ii-    '(.    .-,ti.<    , ',,,*.*.    ..,i,l    l|<r>ti  j������     - -   -  in   llu".   other,   Lord   N'orthcliDV     was  :-1 1"   *���������.  ti<--.ir  I'u-I   hiw   iii'c:iii   ;jiiiI   lt>en  'Am    .iih'r,   .owl   b>   pl;u ine,   ,i   ui'eivel  in    -iiiie.-   ear   he   w.m   ;t))\e   to     heal  >���������< e.int   ���������tiuiiiluniroutly.  To safeguard the child from damage, that worms cause, use Miller's  Worm Powders, the medicine par  excellence for children. These powders.will clear the system entirely of  worms, will regulate and stimulate  the organs injuriously affected by the.  worms, and will encourage healthful  operation of the digestive processes.  As a vermifuge it cannot be surpassed  in exeelivcness.  Says Hindenburg a Colossal Failure  Col. Repington, military critic of  the London Times, reviewing the last  year of, the war, declares lliiideuhiirg  is a colossal failure incapable of devising any fresh strategy against the.  great allied powers, unable to take  advantage of the gift, of the. Russian  i evolution which fortune offered him.  On the west front the German armies had not won a battle, in three  >'i avs  but   havc  always  gone  bach.  Cure,  manufactured  by F. _  Toledo.   Ohio,  is  a  constitutional  remedy,-  taken  internally and acts  through the  Blood  bowel troubles, or if trouble comes  suddenly-���������as it generally does���������the  Tablets will bring the baby safely  through. They are sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The- Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  r'     Studio Life  - Thc Lady Visitor (to friend just  married)���������So you are not getting  tired of studio life, eh?  The Artist's Wife���������Good gracious  no! It's most interesting. Jim paints,  and I cook. Then the game is to  guess what the things are meant for.  ���������London Opinion.  There is more Catarrli in this section of  the country than all other diseases put together, and for years it was supposed to be  incurable. .Doctors prescribed local remedies,  and by constantly failing to cum with local  treatment, pronounced it incurable. Catarrh  is a }ocal disease, creatly influenced by constitutional condition-- -and therefore requires  constiutional      treatment.        Hall's      Catarrh  J., Cheney &  Co.,  is  on the Mucous' Surfaces of the System. One  Hundred Dollars reward is offered for anv  case that Hall's Catarrh Cure fails to curj.  Send for circulars and testimonials.  F.  J.   CHENEY &  CO..  Toledo,  Ohio..  Sold   by  Druggists,  75c.  flail's   Family   Pills   for  constipation.  War Js a Touchstone  War is a great touchstone of national strength. Tt is a test of the  morale of the civilian population as  well as that of thc armed forces.  One is necessary to the cither. We  cannot preserve our national morale  unless wc keep our heads. Wc- 'arc  teaching our soldiers order and discipline; it is imperative that wc maintain order and discipline iu our civil  life. We have a* clear road before  us. We cannot afford to be mislead  by thc tremulous tones of intellectual instability. 1( is of the most vital importance to protect thc nation  from the natural enemies of society.  Any weakening of the safeguards of  civil life is fraught with danger.  Morale disintegration will inevitably  bc followed by national disintegration.���������Chicago   Tribune.  enough to tlieir bills to make my profit what I think it ought to,fee. Only,  a few people kick on the addition and  they are highly pleased when I make  the: correction." v  P Moral:    There is. one born  ev������ry  mhnite.���������Chicago Tribune.  Asthma JU rings Misery, but Dr. J.  D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy "will  replace-the misery with welcome relief. Inhaled as. smoke, or vapor it  reaches the very inmost recesses : of  the bronchial passages and soothes  tlicm. Restriction passes and easy  breathing returns. If you knew .as  well how this remedy would help  you as do thousands of grateful "Users, there would bc a package an  ���������your home tonight. Try it. !'   .���������. , "             -\  Don't Use Rhubarb Greens  Being advised that certain person *  advocated the use of rhubarb leaves  for greens and that disasterotts results had followed the advice of the  U.S. department of agriculture pronounces decidcly against their use.  Their experts say that while not universally, poisonous, the leaves contain ��������� substances which when used as  food develop serious poisoning'iin  many persons.  '?  m^&mlM1l{W?*m%!^a79n^t^**fTWW*SS^*m^^Wl^f������l^  ^SkSlfW^^^-tmmiMSMxm^L^*n.[Wl!*WWmW  ^B*wv% m.     ���������������������������"���������   mJWm-WWT  Minard's   Liniment   Cur������*B   Dandruff.  FulJ Weiffht of Hostility  China's declaration of war against  Germany will not greatly affect thc  cour-.u*. of the war. It may incite the  Berlin press to fresh expressions of  contempt and abuse. But in the end  Germany will he made to feci the full  weight of the hostility it has aroused  UMuUgliout the: world by il.*. tuaJ policy of tin* p.isl three year.i. If there  are any l'at -seeing statesmen iu Germany they 11111*-! realize (hat when it  enters upon the worlc of reconstruction after the war it will have no  friend1*, left anywhere, and its com-  inrrcc with foreign * j.uiiuhy. uill be  in Mieh a condition as to minimize it  powers of recuperation.- -New York  World.  WEEKS  IN HOSPITAL  Wo Relief���������Mra. Brown Fin*  \alljr Cured by Lydia E,  Pirtkliam'a Vegetable  compound.      ;;  ynu    '.ilw'.iy i.    let     \ ! ,p v  her ou ji  w ay :  Yew,     and     mine  Coin iet -Join -ii.-.!.  rn-  too,    Louisville  Clftvcland, Ohio.���������"For yearo I nuf*  fored no sometimes it seemed no, though  I could not ���������tutid .  it (Miy longer. It  was all in my lower  orj?anB. At tlmea I  could hardly walk,  for if I stepped on a  llttlo stone I would  almost faint. Onn  dftyldld faint and  my buBband wassent for and tho doc*  tor camo. I was taken to tho hospital  aud stayed lour week* but when i cam*  Iiom* I would faint juat tho ammo aud  bad tho sums pains.  A friend who Is a nur������* indeed ma to  try Lydia K. Pinkham's V>|*-y������tnb1#? Compound. I betftm taking It that vory day  for I was iiifFering a groat dtial. It has  already dune mo move good tltca tha  lioapltttb    To anyone who is suffsrlng;  ��������������� m . , .     t.���������  . .   ��������� ������ r���������   |��������� ti..., .������������.������.*.  tn* * x/m mrt *%ty m*tm*m.%f ** %v mtftfy ... ...* .....~  dnnr-������tor������ and tf������t a bottlo of Lydla E, -  Pinkham '��������� VtigaUbW Compouud befcrd  you ko horn*." ���������Mrs. W. O. DlUHWi^  S&ilYt. VXh St.. 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HM '.*": IOH' '" \'i-', '���������������������������'"."^���������V~i!'i- ���������-i'-*-���������"-i ������������������v.'vw, ;.*"-��������������������������� ��������� ������������������*���������;,; ���������; .--���������--;".;..-ti ...-���������-��������� - ,���������.-���������.��������� * .-,-���������������������������'��������� .a'*;;*,j.-,-. <.v.-,.i. .,j:.i *->>"������������������ ,. ���������>.���������- ,->i'v '. - A,-:; :., *���������-. .���������������������������������.-���������*-; .*���������-��������� r;-;wr-';- Wi ���������'-.���������.j ;;">-n-v-.v"J'"-,-.'*������-*'jm������3>:>^-      ~r*X- et*Tlrr'".  iiiAf  -'Th^ffiafelEvrSidisoii  IMMORTAL l^E^  Saving Calais in the Battle|9f;y$  v -Are Tt^ of the Q Credited to  CanadiantsTin the nistory or the Great Conflict '���������'-...  Probably it "will be news to many,  as it was to ine, how a Canadi an  division held the German army from  Calais. The 'news then was.'.so confused that until I got among people  ���������who".-preserved.-.every; detail I did not  catch the import of the 'censored  news printed at the time, writesW.  G. Morgan in. the Hutchison Sdn-  News.V .���������: A'r.-  It^was at Ypres. A Canadian division *was at .'the front, on, tlic right  of a division of French Turcos, black  .troops from Northern Africa, good  .fighters, but not always, tip to the  white man's methods. It was the  first time the' Germans, used' the gas j  whose poisonous fumes meant torture and then -'dejai'h'.' The Germans  - waited. for the ^-lght Wind and then  sent the clouds of gas onto the Turcos. They did libt understand it. As  they felt Vthe embraces of the suffocating and painful vapor they thought  that" dehiohs or evil spirits*** Were at  work ' and they. ran. They \did not  stop running for ten or twenty  miles, in spite of the hard measures  taken by their white allies to stop  their rout.  Then the gas reached a part of the  Canadians. If they had been veteran  soldiers they might have retreated,  but they did not. The German forces  broke around the*in where the Turcos  had been,- as soon as the gas was  . dissolved, but the Canadians stood  firm. Theyy faced both wTays and held  their place as artillery beat/upon  them with shrapnel and "German infantry charged them with" the bayonet. They held that broken line  not for hours,, but; for' two days, and  there were not many left when tiie  relief reserve reached their side.  -* But they had held the road to Calais, and "if they had not done so the-  Germans would have captured that  most important seaport only a few  miles across the Channel from England, v        ������������������-a-    .- .V'y a P. "P  When the Canadians advanced, this  spring and captured sViinyVRidge they'  did what, the Germans thought was  impossible. - ..They hadV planned out  the: entire battle in advance. At 5:30  the barrage fire was centered on a  certain spot.., At 6,o'clock this barrage was lifted aiid the infantry  charged. At 6:10 the. barrage was  renewed, the gun's" aimed; oyer .then-  own* men ahd onto V-a fur therV objective. At 6:30V~f orward the infantry  another hundred yards. The schedule was made up in advance and  the' 'final objective was fixed to* be  captured at 2:30. At ten minutes  before that time the advanced infantry telephoned back to the artillery  that they were ready and to stop ihe  cannon, and they reached the German  trenches 'five minutes ahead of the  time they had -fixed;  That docs not sound hard, but be-  -   fore they made the    time    table; the  Submarine Losses  Estimating the Losses by the Average Tonnage  of Each  V Vessel 'V Tr ' ���������;���������'.'��������� ���������'  V The engineering supplement of the  London Times has thrown a flood of  'Jigb't -upon the losses of the British  merchant marine through submarines. The writer has a case to .make,  otit for increased pressure-on construction and it may be taken for  granted that he" docs not understate  liis case.  His figures as to the total loss of  tonnage by Great Britain, and as to  what is vastly more important, the  rate at **3&ich Great Britain is losing  tonnage now, depend absolutely upon the average tonnage of each vessel sunk being 3,776 tons. How does  he arrive at this average? He takes  the' number. of vessels sunk in April  and July and divides it into the gross  tonnage lost in those months as stated by Lloyd George. This is too  slight a basis., for the establishment  of any such average. Very serious  error might creep in when the '.rule  of 1proportion is used to establish totals over a period of six months on  a year. Just for instance, Lloyd  George's figures of tonnage are apparently for calendar months and  the-humber of vessels is given by  weeks. -So soon as the process of  multiplying' an- error begins, ;calcu-  latibhs are of little value as to tbtais  even in the roundest of round fig-.  .ures;.:-:. AC'j 'A^AAf. V :-'  By. an odd coincide'nee on the same  day as these calculations were published.' V'.- The Telegram referred tb  the , British present rate of loss as  roughly t'w.6 * million -'tons a' -y ear.  This figure was arrived at by,taking  a ^considerably lower tonnagev than  3,776 tons. per vessel sunk and ex  eluding vessels under 1,600 tons '-in  establishing that average and also  excluding���������them from the average  weekly loss; in tonnage thus arriyed  a.t by fifty-twor*" Quite evidently the  error here was bound ;to be etioi-m-  ous. In-bur estimate of the 'actual  damage d������ne 'the exclusion of vessels under-1,600 tons was reasonable.  The real error lay. .iir the estimated  average tonnage of the other vessels.'-. '-s-yyy^yY'' .       , y-  yV   A  ��������� : ; ' :** V|  .  A useful check upon the figures of  the Times may be made in this way.  Lloyd George's July "loss multiplied  by , twelve gives aV yearly -.- rate of  3.840,000 tons. An average tonnage  per boat of 3,776 tons multiplied by  twenty boats per week multiplied by  fifty-two, j^iyes a yearly rate of 3,-  926,040 tons. As to one-half of the  problem some gleam of accuracy  seems to appear.  As to thc other half of the  TheWi^df?*; jl^enlcii^afk :and His  .a-a '.'Pp:rT:A^^uect':p'i:-'A:A-'v.Al.^'P  "Stttl|!.v.'T/:tell';:$^ liiud  work. Vstiek^to4t-iyc-riess y''"aiid"-'.' com-.  'nib,n;:Stp^^yf ^PTaPaP'TPTP.:A-:TT-a ..-"���������'��������� ' .,-.-';.'���������  In ythis; short;; andV tpteV sentence  Thomas:AVVEdis6ii^v they Wizard of  ^.vieunj.- ������������������ i?at iv,^ .&M4"-**������..",V,f-'- ma   o.JJJ-vvsJi'J  careeryBttt: this versatile and brilliant  inventor V should .have added genius  is indefatigable Vin-v research, >; experiment and discovery-and ^epdubits intense 'conccnf ration ��������� of- mind and love  of learning.        a'Aa-. i:-:-s-  Thomas A. Edison y was : born asX  Milan, O., in 1847,rbut when h-c was  seven's years. of age his / family moved  to Port. Huron, Mich.,-Where he passed .his boyhood. Edison spirit but  three months '-in they public schools',  but received a thorough schooling at  his mother's, knee.    Before he reach  iiiiil  if ������������jlii i m\\  IS  A   QUESTION^-^  :xAm sr-Adg.  ,' '���������'���������.v' :"^%^r    ~TT' '^C^T  ;:���������������>;���������  ^Emphatic Stand Takeii by Presiden t Wilson; in Re ply to Peace  Proposals <of the Pope, is^ the Conclusion Rei^Kecf^l^vAllitheVVV;  Allies, and is uitimatum to .'the ';Germaii 'People'"' *aat~p'tp{  ���������y. 1vi,;y^;^ss^"'*^i  'r.-y;'vy/'s'^ r^T  S������P"  prob-  1cm, how construction is meeting thc.  _. ^   ,          losses we know nothing,    because a  aviators'' liad^phol:ographed"ordes-  superior ��������� wisdom permits us to know  trench  and  cribed "every  rock, located every German cannon  or machine; gtin,. and the artillery  knew the exact range of every wall  or barbed wire, and how soon their  fire could clear the way.  The infantry knew every object  which would furnish- cover to themselves, aiid just where the enemy  would rise when the artillery stopped  to let the charge proceed.  The battle of Vimy Ridge was one  of the cleanest victories of the w4r,  and it -was fought by tiie Canadians.  On account of ttlic prefect p'repar.i-  tton and the interlocking, work of artillery arid infantry, the* losses were  hot as gre.it as at the Somme,, or  ns might have been expected.  War is a very complicated game in  these days of science and knowledge.  Artillery is effective at ten or twenty  miles, when the only way the artillerymen can tell if they are hitting  the mark is by telephone from the  observation balloon..'..Ammunition is  as great a problem as men. Food is  as essential as bullets. Motor drivers are's as.'necessary as riflemen.  For every man who stands in the.  trench or is ready to make a charge  or meet one, tliere 'are four men'  behind the. line, making ammunition,  shipping it and hauling it and food,  drawing maps, t taking care of the  wounded, repairing uniforms-and do-  iiift the nci-essnry work pve1imin:trv  to the actual fighting. In all of this  work the ability of the engineer, the  organizer, the executive and the inventor ifl as important as the readiness Af the soldier. The immensity  ,of such an army, which begins at the  munitions plant iu ^Canada nml  reaches to thc trenches in Flanders,  in abnof't boyond human comprehen-  f.?on.  tree - and I nothing. We may rest in illusionary  hopes or fall victims to ungrounded  terrors exactly as our individual,temperament!*! dispose lis. In accurate  knowledge we are not permitted to  share.���������Winnipeg Telegram.  The Elect of the Earth  What One American   Paper   Thinks  of thc Canadians  Kipling called Canada "Our Lady  of thc Snows," but the story which  cojxespondents tell of Iter war-record prove that when her pride, hcr  loyalty and her affection arc engaged, Canada is the' Vesuvius of the  nations. Every American should  read the recital of the sacrifices and  thc heroism of the Canadians. Before the war certain brainless Americans talked of annexing Canada and  of making it share in the benefits of  a republican government. Until wc  can lift ourselves, to the same level as  this high-minded people the ��������� best  thing that wc could do would bc to  get ourselves annexed to Canada. We  hope that the letters of our correspondent wiUcau.HC our hearts to beat  with admiration and will stimulate  us to a generous emulation. For the  next generation at least to be a Canadian will bc equivalent to being one  of the elect of the earth.���������Editorial  in  Baltimore Sim.,  ed the age of twelve he had read  Gibbon's "R.6ine," Hume's "History  of England," Sear's "History of the  World" and : the ^'DictionaryV'.d'f .the  Sciences." .  The most important .of Edison's inventions is the electric incandescent  lamp, which was publicly exhibited  in 1880. The new lamp proved Van  immediate success. -..-������������������  Like Faraday, Edison was a newsboy;' Vbutj; unlike ' Faraday, .Edison  never :knevvs the pangs of hunger in  his early youth. They came _ later,  and they came in the great big city  of New York. '���������-''-:.::'":v,  When about ten years old Edison  constructed liis first" laboratory in  the- cellar of- his home in Fort Huron, Mich., and began experimenting  with a crude chemical outfit; To obtain funds with wliich to continue experiments on a larger scale, young  Edison obtained permission to peddle newspapers on the Giand Trunk  railway. *..-  The lure of the labpjator-y kept  Edison's mind on experiments. As  he had plenty of leisure time during  the two daily runs, Edison arranged  for .quite an elaborate . workshop in  his quarters, whicli he. equipped with  an extraordinary array of apparatus.  This laboratory on wheels was the  cause of a disaster which., probably-  had more to do "with the shaping of  Edison's career than any other one  things/ fQnc .day a;.-viqle.nt' lu.rcir of  the train "knocked' a stick of'phosphorus from the shelf, which burst  into flames; The timely arrivaV'of  the train crew w-ith water saved the  car from complete destruction, and  the embryo inventor and his -beloved  laboratory were pi.it off at the  next  stop. '        ���������--...'   -~'        .'        ''��������� . -.        ���������;..'  Edison temporarily discontinued  his research while he : took up the  study of telegraphy^ and after a short  time became a brilliant operator. His  fun loving and venturesome spirit  kept him roving from state to state.  He spent many:arduous years in the  middle west before he reached Boston. His- skill as a telegrapher soon  obtained for him a place in the New  England city, where he. began his  long list of. successful inventions.  Edison perfected liis early stock  print.er_and went to New York in  1868 to sell his invention." He met  with financial, reverses arid soon was  without-funds and on the ragged  edge of starvation.  Few  changes in  fortune^ are  more  sudden  or more dramatic in any career   than  that   which  placed  au   ill-  clad, half-starved youth in "charge of  Dr.  Laws'  manufacturing plant at  a  salary of $300 a month.    Edison had  undertaken to repair a ticker apparatus  that    distributed    stock,   markei;  news to subscribers.    He studied the  indicator thoroughly.       He    readily  sensed where the troublt ought to lie  found and    had    the    apparatus..vin  working condition within two hours.  On learning of thc skill    and    ease  with which Edison  had handled  the  machine Dr. Laws offered him thc responsible position.  >In 1886 thc laboratory    at Orange  was built,  and then   followed  invention   aftcr  invention  until   today   the  "Wizard of Menlo Fark"   stands unique among the men of tho. nineteenth  century who  have  adapted  scientific  discoveries to the use of man.    His  pljonograph    and  motion picture  inventions Jhavc  more audiences    in  a  week tii all all the theatres in America have for an entire year.    HSs storage battery is most unique iiv design  aud  of  great  commercial  value.  Foreign governments and international expositions have showered  honors on the. modest man whose  electrical inventions and discoveries  have,done so much to bring about  the present advanced condition of the  electrical industry.  Electric Earjle Flies in Bangkok  A  few months ago thc    Prince, of  Siatn came  to  New  York  on  a  trip  around   the   w-^rld.     It  wns:   the   e|ee-  ���������'.-'"--Kaiscris'mV. blocks the road to  peace. So long as the Hohenzdllern  holds autocratic sway in Germany  the war must go on untilV the military power of Prussia is overthrown.  This is the emphatic stand taken by  President Wilson in reply y to? the  peace proposals of the pope. It is  the conclusion reached by yall,- tiie  Allies, for Svhom the president may  be. presumed - 6n: this occasion ���������������������������... to  speak. Kaiserism or VDemocracy?  This is the ultimatum to the German  people. Until they answer it to the  satisfaction of the Allies the' western  front will continue to be the vital  scene of the war- If Germany is,to  win* peace through democracy' the  Hohenzollerns must go. They will  not go until they are driven">' but.  That iis the only kind of logic which  they understand. Judgment has been  jproriounced. by the civilized world.  German autocracy appealed to the  s%vord; by the sword it must perish.  Not since the days of Gladstone's  scathing diatribes against the unspeakable Turk lias a rilling sovcr-  ign provoked such a stinging and unanswerable * indictment ..as that contained in President Wilson's review  of the conduct of the kaiser and. his  adyisisrs in this war.  "We" cannot take the word ofx the  present rulers of .Germany as 'a  guarantee of anything that is to endure unless explicitly supported by  such conclusive evidence of-the"will  and purpose of the German people  themselves as the other peoples of  the world would be justified in accepting���������without ,. such guarantee^,  trcitties-qf settlement, agreements for  disarmament, covenants' to set up arbitration/ in the place of force, territorial adju'stirientsr reconstitii'tions of  smallLnations, if made with the German government, no man, rto nation,  could depend on. We must await  some new evidence of the purposes  of. the great peoples of the central  powers. God grant it may be given  soon and in a way to restore the  confidence of all peoples everywhere  in thc faith of nations and the possibility  of  a  covenanted  peace."  This it is that constitutes the un-  Ijardonable crime of German rulers  ���������their failure to keep their pledged  word, and their appeal fr-om interna^  tional law to the untrainniclcd bar-'  barism of anadhy a;hd murder. The  attitude  taken  up  by  President  Wil-  pea'ce' as a free people the; Allies will  meet them in a verya,different attitude from that inj which they will  meet their, present rulers. President A  WHson,; voicing C the Allies;"V.-comcSr  back to the one cbtiditibn precedent  to the discussion of measures ''���������'��������� for  the establishment of international  rigfhtyahd justice." The first and pax-  fembuht aim of the A)lies is the com-"  plete destruction of the military,powr  er of kaiserism. That is air essential  preliminary to peace negotiations.  Peace oh any other terms, as the  British premier insists; would be an  international disaster. Were -Chls essential condition VaclrieyedSyby', the  German: people ithemselveS:V'f tKcy y  would- find ^thiat the 'A' Allies Vwowld  meet them, in "no nngenerotisVspirit'.P  If the - German people fight this "war  to a finislt behind the junkers tfcry  will have to fate a future in which  the vyorld will hold them in distrust,  and in which their-national development may be hampered by. actual  hostility. ���������;-.,'-. 'V-"'y.-V:Vy'':-"y  In the' meanwhile the Allies niU6t  face the facts of the sittiatiom The  road to world peace and democratic  freedom is barred, by the armies df  the central power9. Not until theso  obstacles to enduring peace have  been shattered shall the world react?  the goal through the vale of- tears  and blood.���������Toronto Globe.  ���������;:.���������������������������':.������������������!.���������<- :������??;&&>?#!*  -- ;  ��������������������������� ���������y..:--i:-A#!sf.,"S-,'i&!  _���������:   ���������:���������: ->~.-..-y-������,-lt1.{rJ.'ftsi.w  AA,AA^Ap;Pmm  ^AA^r^mlM  AAAAppm&i  '-  -  ���������'.���������"��������� ���������;%~:T^rr-^v^^"-i^^-if"^*  ���������AP^:P'PP-p^S0^m  ��������� '��������� '/'*'"-\ ��������� ��������� a.a: . ^A^^f^^fXy^.  ���������';'������������������   \**rT: '''"-^-V/V^.l^V^-V-S,  -: 'aP-aa-^P"^^  A: '." ���������'  ���������:,'���������'>'i.::A<'7'j^Z:A,t3&'  :':;���������������������������";   PrppA0M  ���������TTPPism  S. -s- A'. 'A Ai-r -Vw  son. and. endorsed' by tiie AiUes, ��������� ss  the. only one that cair be' taken with  safety to the World. The German  government'which.made the war is a  military' hegemony. The kaiser and  his bureaucratic advisers _ are still  ruling Germany with the iron rod of  autocracy. The discontent and unrest so prevalent throughout the  country have not relaxed the stern  discipline of the German army. The  German front is still' unbroken.  Micbaclis has succeeded to Hollweg  as chancellor, but "the new presbyter  is but old priest writ large." Mtch-  aclis, like Hollweg, is the mouthpiece  qf an emperor who is still the absolute ruler of Germany. The Hohenzollern regime and democracy arc  in the eyes of the Allies wholly irreconcilable. Thc object of the war  being, in the words of thc president,  "to deliver the free peoples of thc  world  from   the   menace  and   actual  ^autraSs vMiist -Ctdv-ifiisgr^ '.'���������".  United States    Can    Now   Prevent  y    - Shipments From Reaching  "/.;>':     .'���������'������������������' EnemyV;:  The vigorous;action of tins' United  Statesiih controlling the shipment of  food supplies to neutrals who have  been feeding Germany with their  own products marks a definite change  in this whole department of the wan  So long as supplies originate In a  neutral country and the intermediary  ts ai neutral, it is quite impossible for  a belligerent to prevent these supplies from finding their way directly  or indirectly to another belligerent  without blockading the neutrals as  well as  the belligerent power Itself.  This was Great Britain's great difficulty in regard to supplies which  ���������originated in the United States. It  presents no difficulty to the United  States V so far as sup-plies grown or  manufactured wstliin its own' bouu*-  daries :are cbheerhed. In addition to  this, nearly everythingywhich is produced in North and South America  comes into contact with the United  States in some way through Ameri-'  can ownership, or agency, or finance  or transportation. The United States  is able to exercise some control ever'  rubber, copper, nickel, coffee, oil and  other things originating > outside itself in a way impossible before the  declaration of war.^-Winnipeg Telegram.- .;-������������������:.  , ,, *******^mm^*m****msmmms*m"  The Wise Chinaman  Charles B. Towns, the anti-druje  champion, spent some time in China  several years ago with Samuel Mor-������  win, the "writer. In a Hong Kong  shop window they noticed some  Chinese house coats of particularly  striking designs and stepped    in    to  power of a great military establish-  Purchase one.   Mr. Towns asked Mr.  ���������   * of action is unmis-   Morwin to do the bargini  A Discruntled Lot   ���������  "I've just been discharged," said  the ride gloomily.  "I'm going to strike," said the  rlock witii decision.  "I'm working too much," groaned  it Uetf of beer in the cellar.  "I'm tired too/' said the wheel of  the atito lhat wa.i standing at the  gate, lhe only tlung that seemed  to be enjoying itself wao the garden  Ibo-ic thnt wan plavinp* on   the  lawn  Danger Signals,  An ingenious American has invented a device to rirovent such motoring  accidents' as arise from over-jspeed-  ing. He describes bis contrivance as  follows:  "While the car is running fifteen  ���������mi!"-* mi hour *>. vrhite ]v,\i.h r.hr.rrr. ^n  the radiator, at twenty-five miies a.  green bulb appears, at forty a red  bulb, and, when the driver begins to  bat 'cm around sixty per, a music-  box under tlic neat begins to play  ���������Nearer My God, to TJicc.'"���������Tit-  Bits.  ment," the course  takably clear. We are witnessing today the first stirrings of the democratic uprising in Germany. In. thc  long run that impulse will best be  helped-and strengthened by thu Allied armies in'the field. To that end  wc must continue, to devote the,whole  of our labor, our energy, and our  capacity for military * service, seeing  lhat to bayonets rather than to dip-1  loinacy the Allied peoples now look  to bring the German people into the  comity of. democratic  nations. '  If-any doubt previously e.xi.sied as  to the uncertainty of the issue it has  been dispelled by the entry into'the  war of the great American Kepubhc,  with her illimitable resources at*>d her  indexible, resolve to found interna  tional law on the broad foundations  of a world of free democracies. Hcr  breach*with Germany was welcomed  in British countries not only because  of the military forces which the  ... ��������� United  Slates  ir.  able  to  throw into  trie    .advertising signs on  Broadway j tnc  m.aiCS( in,t  chielly for the assur  -. ung.  "Wantum coatee," said Mr. Morwin to the sleep-eyed Oriental who  shuffled up with a grunt. He placed  several of thc. coats before them.  "How muchee Melican monee?" inquired Mr. Morwin.  "It would aid me iu transacting  this sale," said the Chinaman, "If you  would confine your language to your  mother tongue. The coat is seven  dollars."  Mr. Morwin took It.���������Pittsburgh  Chroniclc-Tctcgraph.  mil*-* it gave that the sacritie.es of  Europe would not be in vain, and  that the world would bc finally, dc-  liM.-r-.-il front the meunre of militar-  To   the  United   States   partici  jsi11.  Did you have the eight-hour system on thc. farm where you worked?"  "Vies; wc worked eight hours m the  forenoon and eight hours In the aft  er iiooii."���������Host on  Tran ncripf.  that produced the. greatest impression upon his mind. The one, that  aroused his special interest was that  of a liquor linn with a flying eagle.  Before returning home he ordered a  duplicate of the eagle without thc  advertising feature and hud it forwarded to Bangkok, where it now jnM)j,.,.u her statesmen and .sold  :.dornr. ihr. T^Kr rntnrr, F^ry ; ������Ju;' ;>iUi^������:;, ^ ������!ay.*= >;.o������.��������� Ly  night nt a certain hour the rlecinc  current io turned on, and the eagle's  wings begin to beat tin*, air in-Might,  p.lion in this war of freedom opens  up an even-nobler destiny than ever  -    ' Idler*:  and tbe crowd that bus gallic-red expresses  it   pltasti  hearty appluusr,  mis ga  at:   lIn  sight   by  VDldn't Like Men  Mi������n Oldgirl���������"I don't can tor  men; in fact I have r.lready said no  to acveii ot litem."  MiKd Comely���������"Indeedf What ven-  th.������v --irHingf"  "Festitution, reparation, guaran  tecs." These remain as the guiding  principles of future, negotiations at  the peace conference that must one  day assemble to refashion the world.  Grrmnny will have a place at that  coiifrrence when --he pays the price,  of admission, . President Wilson  makes it clear thai there is no pl.'iee  .it that confn*<*ncc for the eini.,s-iaricR  ot military despotism. .Mr. t ,loyu  George has told the people of Grr-  nr.oiy tlmt when thrv rliooir to m������rk j ehmbour.  Cheese in the West  That Manitoba is losing anually m  revenue of $537,500 by importing annually 60 or 70 car loads of cheese,  which might juat as well be produced in  the province, was one of thii  interesting   .statements   made  by    I.  Villeneuve, inspector of cheese    factories.    Manitoba has shown that it  could raise J'usL class cheese and tltu  demand /or it was growing.  He  recommended   strengthening     of    the  dairy  herds.    He  suggested that  in  every factory a separate vat should  be   maintained  in   which   should    bc  made the. cheese from inferior milk,  lhe farmers supplying >t should   bc  paid by separate check for it, and it  should' be  explained  that    tbe    payment wa������ tor the interior milk. Ibis  would be an object lesson to (he farmers that  it paid to produce    good  milk.  W������>������^li-*>l������M*-li#������|i*WH-i-������������-Ji|*WiM������M*  A Mountain of Flesh  Very Stout Gentleman���������-lhit I tell  you thin road is prlv.*Ue and you shall  not pass except over my pr������witrat������������  body.  Moton������U'-~iit mat ease iii ko "naru.  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Limftad  CRESTON  B.C.  Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOUVER;  EDMONTOlv.  Penl-prs in  EA  Fob Sale:���������Milch  freshen last bf March;  Apply Bbsvibsw Office.  Joyce and Os. Arrowsmith and Geo.  Huscroft, jr., were, visitors at Fernie  the early part of the'week.  Mrs. C. G. Bennett and family, who  have spent the past month with Cranbrook friends, returned, home on  Friday. -.���������'.���������>������������������  Mrs. Manuel was a passenger east  oh Monday, to Pincher" OreskV where  she is spending a few days visiting  friends.  Furniture For Sams���������Bedroom  suites, stoves, tables, chairs, linoleum,  and other household effects.���������R. M.  Keid, Creston.  Mrs. Nathorst of Piucher Creek,  who has been bete _pn_ a, visit to her  daughter, Mrs. Jt*. ������. smith, returned  home on Saturday.  Fob SaXjK���������Two young; milch cows,  good   stock.    Also   a  Kristin   stump  Sillier,' practically   new.     Apply    A.  ameron, Erickson.  Mr. and Mrs. CO. Rodgers and Mi*,  and Mrs. C. G. Bennett were Sunday  visitors with Bonners  going down by auto-  Miss Johnston of Calgary arrived  on Tuesday to spend some time with  her mot-hei**, who is occupy-in**-* the  Quist ranch at present.       **���������"'���������������  Mrs. Winters arrived from Fernie  on Friday, and is spending a few days  with herjhusband, who is relieving at  the C.P.B. depot here at present.  Mr. and Mrs. G. .Erickson of Cranbrook arrived on Friday to spend a  few days with Mr. and Mrs. Bennett,  Mr. Erickson returning on Sunday.  Rev. G. S. Wood, former pastor at  Kaslo. is announced to take both  morning and evening service in Creston Presbyterian church next Sunday.  R. Boadway and family moved ont  to the John Huscroft ranch at Deer  Eiod������-������>- on Wednesday, which Mr.  Boadway has leased for a. term of-  years.  W holesa te and Reta i I  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  l*V������ tlftWT  *f������������������ *������������*������*������ l-  *.*��������� ������V'UVfcJJ1  E. H. Cress and family left on Monday for Lethbridge, Alta., where they  will spend the. winter. They came  here about six months ago on account  of Mrs. Cross' health* and he has bad  quite a successful season here at his  trade of painting and  paper banging.  Win. Hooper of Rossland returned  home on Tuesday after spending a  Week on Jiis ranch here taking up the  potato crop. The bubei*' wwr6 an  excellent yield, almost entirely free  frbm scabs the rather dry season  seemingly having no effect on the crop  on the Hooper place.  Corroborating oiir statement of last  week that the wild geese aro much  more numerous in these parts this  season than for years back, comes the  report that while hunting along the  lake on Thursday last Joe Goodman,  a local Indian, killed eight geese at  one and the same shot.  Still another unfailing sign that the  coming winter will be a short one is  reported by the Indians, who state  that the wild rose bushes are blooming  in considerable profusion right- now.  When this has happened in other  years there was very little snow before  Christmas, they claim.  Rev. J, T. Ferguson. Calgary,  superintendent of Presbyterian  missions, arrived on Sunday and took  the evening, service in the local Presbyterian church; preaching to a fairly  good turnout. No announaement is  yet made as to whom Rey. R. B.  Pow's successor will be.  Mrs. (Rev.}R.  who   remained  x\r*  t^tC  ftt*m^m.s\ ct  ^UIJUO)  m-XXXKS  our pr'ces are reasonable  after   Mr.  Satin-day  Cranbrook.  E. Pow and the girls,  in  town  a  few days  on  at  Pow's departure,   left  for    tbeir   new   home  Two Milch Cows Wanted���������Will  buy one and would winter "the other  for the milk alone. Good feed and  care guaranteed. ; Apply Review  Office, Creston.  Sunday's wesbound express was  four -hours late on- arriving* The  delay wafe due tb some repairs, having  to.be made on the boat before it left  Nelson that morning.  Packer Wanted���������Wanted immediately, apple packer. 500 boxes. Room  and board 75 cents a day. . Write  stating price per box to' JBox 29, Review Office. Creston.  Friday evening. Oct. 26th, whist  and dancing at the Auditorium.  Cards at 8, and dancing at. 10.  Orchestra'1 music. Whist only 25c.  Cards and dancing 40c.  Yesterday morning was the coolest  of the senson to* late. From eight to  ten degrees of frost were shown on  local thermometers. Tomato shipping  will.likely stop forthwith.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in' Manitoba, Saskatchewan and' Alberta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  West Territories and in a portion .of  t he Provinceof British Columbia, may  be 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 2,560 acres will  lie leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease most be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  rn-Sub-Agent of the district in which  t he rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory the land must  lie described by sections, or legal sub-  >Hvisions oj sections, and In unsurvey-  ������-d territory the tract applied for shall  ������w* staked out by the applicant himself  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be refunded if tho rights applied for are not  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  xhall be paid on tho merchantable out-  tfput of the mine at the rate of five cents  per ton.  The person operating tho mino shal*  furnish the Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tho coal mining  righta arc not being operated, sucli  it-turns should be furnished at least  once ji year.  Tbe lease will include the coal  mining rights only.  For ful! Information application  nboiild be nnule to tho Secretary of tho  Department of the Interior, Ottawa,  ur to any agent or Hub-Agent of  numb,ion Lauds.  Vi'. VV. COltY, ix-puty .-u'iiiibU'i-  the Interior.  Nf. II.���������Unauthnri%od publication of thb  advertisement will not be paid for.  mmm j***. **m*m*        m      J* SS J* **** SS Smmm  NorAftv fuauo  INHUKANOE   -    REAL. HBTATB:  DEAL/SI* IN OOAL  OR&&TOM    -    -    B.C.  The    monthly    puyrol!     nl     Trail  Hinflt--r Ih now   gl&O.OOO.  Mr. Home, superintendent of the  St. Eugene mine at Moyie,- was a  week-end visitor here, coming down  with Mr. Attwood. The St. Eugene  payroll shows about 25 employees at  present.  Snow made its appearance on the  high spots on Tuesday morning. Old-  timers state that this is the first time'  in twenty years that snow has not  been visible on tbe hills in the month  of September.  To-night, Oct. 10th, Holy Cross  Church ladies are having a whist  drive, with music and refreshments,  in the Grady Hall on Fourth Street,  with cards at 8 o'clock. Gentlemen  50c, ladies 25e.  Cane Lost���������Ebony cane with silver  top engraved --E.M.F., Manilla, Feb.  4, 1808." Lost on Sept. 2i)th, tin road  between Creston anu Porthill. Substantial reward on returning, same to  The Review office.  Ben Long came in from the prairie  on Sunday, where be haR spent about  a month at harvest operations, leaving again on Monday for Vancouver,  whoro he expects,, to spend the tvlnter  working in thc shipyards.  T. Rogers and W.JH. Morris wero  among the Sirdar visitor** iu town this  weok. The former is ,keeping his  hotel open an a temperance bonne,  and with tbe poolroom in connection  is finding trade quite brisk.  Tho whist drive announced last  week for tlio Auditorium on Oct. 10th,  has been withdrawn, owing to the  ladies of Holy Cross Chinch having  npproprlnted the H*vme pvenlnft for iv  card party in the Grady Hall.  Between straight cars and local  freight the Valley is shipping five  cai'H of apples a week at present. So  far the car ahortage liiie not boon  .icutely felt, although the supply of  ri-frigoralor cam haa never been loo  Hriicrouii.  ft mi run Mini of I lu* Creston Valley  brunch of the Canadian Patriotic  Fund are respectfully reminded that  the tincul year eiida on NovemberliOth,  There Is still about $700 owing on this  year's promises which It Im hoped will  conn- in In the next two months.  F. Robson, manager of the Jobbers j  Limited Cranbrook, spent a couple of!  days here the early part of the week,  securing a winter supply of a couple  of c<irs of apples for the firm. The  firm has handled Creston fruit exclusively this year with the utmost  satisfaction to their customers.  Creston's quota to the 100,000 men  to bo raised under selective draft is  not liable to be large if the percentage  of medically unfit is as large as it has  been in those vvho haye already presented themselves. So far less than  50 per cent, of those liable to serve  have been grouped into Class A.  Those who contemplate sending  Christmas gifts to the soldiers overseas are reminded that if these parcels  are to reach the men at yuietide they  should be mailed immediately. 7  pounds is the limit of weight for any  one package, -which should-be of tin  or some other makeup that will stand  considerable rough usage.  Ben Embree is getting around these  days with bis right arm in a sling,*  the after effects of a fall from bicycle  On Saturday afternoon. While in the  act of passing a rig coming in from  Alice Siding, the ?brake on the wheel  refused .to work: and be was pre.-  cipatated over an:" embankment with  the result -Aforementioned.'....'-  - ;   v-A     '��������� ;'::-   "fyr"   ���������'-. ���������'-   ���������' <���������*'    ���������������������������������������������������������������  There was a great demand for boxed, scented soap ait Creston stores on  Tuesday. "The .rush*'was due to the  departure for .China of three or four  of the local Celestials who were taking  the.wash material*, back to distribute  as home-coming gifts. To the stay-  at-home Chink a gift of perfumed soap  convinces that the donor is. almost in  the same class as ^Sain Woo, Creston's  opulent gardener-laundryman.  September was a very heavy month  for work turned in at tbe Red Gross  depot. In the lot was 15 pairs of  donated socks, 16 pairs made from  the wool supplied by the society. 15  suits of pyjamas also came in, of  which 5 were from the auxiliary at  Canyon City, and  Joues (Kuskanook).  along three surgical  ed list of the work  appear next week*  two   from   Mrs,  who   also sent  shirts.   A detail-  and workers will  Another government official has received notice of, his removal from  office. This time it is F. K. Hurry,  who early in the-week was adyised  that his services on the Kootenay  River ferry would not be required  after the end of the month. Mr.  Hurry has been on the'job now for  about three years, succeeding his son,  Pte. Fred Hurry; who is overseas.  As yet no successor has been named,  but the appointment will not be permanent as the" job is being held for  Pte. Hurry on his return, wo understand.  Word comes from overseas that  another of the Creston men atvthe  front bas achieved special mention in  the dispatches to headquarters. This  timo it is Pte. Campbell Dow, who  has received the Military Cross. Full  details are not yet to band but it is  certain ho has won his honors for distinguished conduct in tho very heavy  lighting that has been going on  around Lens for weeks past. Pto.  Dow wont overseas with tbe 54th  Battalion over two years ago, and is  attached to the signal section of this  crude corpo " Thin makes the third  Croston man to be ko signally honored  the othor two heing Lieut. Frank  Cullender and Pte.! S. A. Macdonald,  former school principal, who is also  with the 54th.  oosti* .rojr service  Registered iJhentor White Boar,  Waldo King, 15753, for service. Feo  $11.   Matthews' Ranch, Alice Siding.  For Sale. or Resnt  The Machon Ranch, 12 norou. 125  fruit trees, all hearing, limine and  outbuilding-. Clone to town. As a  producer of rmiall fruits and vegetables nothing in tbo Valloy excels it.  Tenon tn null purchmior. Apply F. II.  JAOKHON. Creston. B.C.  Watch for Our  Announcement  Next Week  Creston  Mercantile Co*  Limited  The house.is.a wee bit cool these evenings with-,  out a little lire on���������just to take thejchill 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 the old reliable  Queen Heaters at $3������50 to $5.75  cannot be excelled.    These come in sizes that will  use wood from 20 to 26 inches.  Our stock of COAL HEATERS is not so extensive, but we have a line of them at prices that will  interest prospective buyers.  Stove Pipes, Elbows, Taper Pipes  etc., in stock.    The best made at right prices.  See us before making any purchases of stoves or  supplies.    We can save you real money.  ���������WU  1-7- A D /VI F-? I? ^i  SHIPUS YOUR CREAM  ���������n  Butterfat now 45c. Ib.  f.o.b, Nelson  WItlTIfi UB FOR CHIPPING TAGS  1    i4inew creamery co,  Box H1&2  NELSON, B.C.


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