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Vol. IX
CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, AUGUST 17, 1917
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There were 36 members on hand for
the August, meeting of Creston Women's Institute on Friday evening
last which, owing to the coolness of
the evening, had to be held in the hall
instead of on the lawn at Mrs. Speers
home as intended.
There was only one paper presented, on drying fruits and yegetables,
which was giyen by* Mrs. Lyne. These
were all tested and found good re-
ceipes and they will be published for
the convenience of the many who
asked for the use of them.
The institute will be represented at
the Kootenay Women's Institute conference at Cranbrook on Sept. 4 and 5,
by Mi*s. H. B. Downs, who was
unanimously chosen as delegate.
The prize list for the fall fair were
distributed, and are now in the hands
of practically all the members, and
the balance of the session had to do
with the exhibition, which is set for
Sept. 5th, in Mercantile Hall.
The following ladies will look after
the refreshments at the fair: Mesr
dames Hayden, Maxwell, Craigie,
Arrowsmith, Goodwin and Miss
Mark wick, while: all-ihe junior members of the Institute are expected to
assist on this occasion. Every member is reminded, too, that, they are
expected to help out the" refreshment
committee oh fair day to the extent
of each bringing along something of
this kind.
The    decoration     committee    was
named as follows:   Mesdames   Hayes
Mallandaine,    Cherrington,   Lidgate,
-G. Young and   F. Jackson.   Members
of both   committees are reminded'to
meet with the. djree.tQrs  at. the" Red.
Cross depot oe'Tuesda^af&rnobh. "';'*'-'
R. S. Beyan addressed the Institute
members oh  behalf of -the boiird of
trade, asking the ladies  tb V co-operate
in the exhibit the board-is making at
the Cranbrook   next   month,   in   the
way of sending down a line   of fancy
work, as well as other articles in the
ladies' department of the exhibition.
The board of "trade*'ie going in "for a
.display of fruits, yegetables, etc.,  and
it is thought that by having   a representative display in the ladies' section
Home  additional   excellent  publicity
could be secured,   and very little, if
any, expense incurred as the board of
trade will  be responsible for taking
anything down  and  seeing that it is
returned to   institute members    The
proposition  appealed, to those present
and it Was agreed to assist   in every
way possible in the matter.
little irrigation. This week as high as
3 cents a cup has had to be paid to
attract pickers.
Local anglers sta'te that the fishing
in Arrow Creek"this year has been the
best for several seasons. At present,
too, the water in this stream is about
the lowest it has ever been.
R. J. Long has just completed taking
off the second crop of alfalfa on the
Woodbine ranch. He and W. G.
Littlejohn will rank among the
tomato kings this year, as they are
each counting on at least 300 crates of
ripe ones. E. S. 'Cuming will have a
crop of about 100 crates from appearances.     _
Busy Driving the
hong Tunnel Now
Miss Bertha Pease is a yisitor here
this week, the guest of Miss Anna
Hagen.
Some of the young folks motored
over to Port Hill to the dance on
Saturday night and reported a most
enjoyable time.
��� Mr. and Mrs. W. J. Cooper are
chaperoning a party of about fourteen
young folks who leave here on Saturday for a week's camping trip at
Sanca Creek.
Creston visitors for the week were:
Mr. and Mrs. Matt. Hagen, Mr. and
and Mrs. Peter Andestad, Mrs. E.
Williams, E. Butterfield, Gus. Johnson and "Baby" Carlson.
Tommy Butterfield spent the weekend with his parents here as par
usual. Nelson must be very dull, indeed, for a week seems to be as long
as he can stay - in ii, spending each
week end at busy Wynndel to liven
him up.
. The. evangelistic services held by
th�� i!ifis��^.RV^^tis<>n ^dc Long, have
been Vcontinued "tnis- week with .the
exceptioriVdf Monday eyening. They
have beenVvery well attended, and on
Sunday ovening every available seat
was taken and somewhat crowded at
that. For the plain unvarnished
truth they are without comparison
and there is one thing to the credit of
the people of Wynndel and that is
they, will at least give them a hearing.
A special,meeting of the directors of
the Westejrn Belle Mining Co., Ltd.,
was held in the office of R. Lamont on
Monday afternoon, which was. attended by ColeijL Smith, Porthill, president;
A. McCormick, Spokane, vice-president: S. R|Green, Spokane, secretary-
treasurer;'.0. W. Smith and Joe Walls,
Porthill, and R. Lamont, Creston,
directors. Vs
The We|tern Belle is a Summit
Creek property, on which a great deal
of'development work has already been
���done, the %company's holdings embracing 20*0 -acres on North Star
Mountain;i* Frequent assays of the
ore show it to. run 80' per cent, lead
and about ten ounces of silver to the
ton, showing also a trace of gold.
The company has now at least 200
tons of ore bh the dump. It has just
completed the erection of commodious
bunk and _cpokhouses~and has started
a crew of ri^en to work driving a long
tunnel^ possibly 1000 feet. The company is well financed for operating
this--.tunnel*-.work,' and, they are not
expecting to ship any ore until early
in 1918.
The property is advantageously
situated in^iiany respects. Th' y have
only four miles of road to build to
connect up:with the road used by the
Idaho-Contineutal, and the plans are
to erect their concentrator at a point
midway between the_ mine and the
Continental road and bring the ore
dowa in by a bucket tram. The concentrator has an ideal location in that
it is so situated that it can be utilized
by the.fBjave*dpprt group of claims,
which.arejijlso being.opened up.
average 50 cents a crate better than in
.'16, arid the reds possibly 40 cents.
The market is right for tomatoes,
but as yet the Valley crop of these is
slow in coming in. Right now the export is very little better than a dozen
crates a day. There is plenty of
cucumbers to supply every demand,
with few. if any enquiries for the
pickling sort. -'
Independent shippers are sending
out cooking apples in limited quantity
to Crow points. Shipping of these, is
not being encouraged as the fruit is
inclined to be under size, forcing down
pi-ices, and tending to injuriously
effect the price on the real good stuff
that will be available shortly.
Miioe
The Wfe^rttTSelle vpeojplaAre;
ly interested in -4;he construction of a.
road ilp Summit Creek as this is the
natural and best outlet for   its ore,
and   the   company  would   prefer   tx>
barge its ore to the Trail smelter.
$2.57 is Average
Strawberry Price
Mrs. W.' Watcher spent a few days
with friends at Kitchener last week,
returning on Sunday. -.
Miss Teresa Churchill left on Tuesday for Vancouver, where she will
visit friends for a few weeks.
Miss Ella Webster arrived from
Wetaskivvin, Alta., "on Sunday, to
spend a couple of ��� weeks with her
parents here.
Miss Bertha Pease left on Tuesday
for.Wynndel where she will join a
camping party that will spend a
couple of weeks at Sanca Creek.
The train stop at Smith's crossing
was discontinued on Tuesday. The
shipping had declined to about a
dozen crates a day, with very little
prospect of there being any more than
half that quantity by now.
Win. Baker, a Spokane commission
merchant,   who   has > a   considerable
prairie fruit trader-was interviewing
ranchers here this -w��-3ekc>'wi��h^-fy"iew.y
of "getting a suppl jr rftf Vstuff jhiere' 'to
take care of prairie business.      "
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Leslie McMurtrie, who left here on
Dominion Day to-join  the   aviation
corps at Victoria, has been transferred
te) the training camp at Toronto.   He
makes the third Creston resident now
in training there, the others being Mr.
deMacedo and Newell Birch.
EHokoon
Miss Laura Edmondson of Creston
has been secured to take charge of
the school this coming term. She has
had a year's peevioiiH experience, on
the Nelson school staff.
Tomato exports have not got ovor
the dozen-cratos-a-day mark as yet,
probably due to the fact that the early
ones are suffering from point rot.
However, the disease is not in evidence
on the later ones at all.
Mrs. John Graham left last week
forWctaskiwin, Alta., where she will
viHit with friends for a few weeks.
Mrs. Day of Rod Deer, Alta., who
has been with hor mother, Mrs. H.
Hamilton, for a few weeks, is away on
a short visit with hcr sister at Sandon.
IL   Botterill  of    Grossflold,   Alta.
arrived on Wednesday to spend n, few
days with Mrs.  Botterill and family
on tho ranch here.
M. McLood of Sandon spent a couplo
of days hew** the latter part of tho
week, and states that mining activity
ui I'u- f'locar*. v.-:*.r, never :ir. jprent :*.r. r.i.
present.
Arrow Creek is attracting a number
of camping parties this season. Wo
noticed Mrs. Goodwin and family and
Mm. Cook and MIhh Markwlch, from
Oreston, headed for there early this
week.
The iiih��.1mj�� iv hi ����� hi iii In inACtlcallv
oyer and, price considered, the year
l..i�� Lci-i. quite n.iti-jf.icUny for thoto
who had the later varieties, nnel
pat-ticuhii-ly   j*��o  tor  thoM* who had  a
Canyon GSty
Operations have eased off in the box
factory for a time, owing to the uncertainty of the extent of the Valley
apple crop.
Jas. Huscroft is the latest to finishing up haying in this section, the last
of his haying been put this week. R.
Boadway was helping him with the
work.
Dr. Henderson had a professional
call here on Tuesday to attend tho son
of Mr. Rhodes," who got his leg badly
chewed up in some of tho machinery
at the mill.
Messrs. Wheeler and Hunter, two
Portland, Ore., landmen, wero horo
last week, and took a very thorough
look over most of the Company's land
holdings here, with a view to going
into a campaign to bring in a lot of
now settlers.
The new phone line, which has boon
under construction here since early
summer, was linked up with the Creston line on Monday. Three instruments havo already been installed, at
the residence of W. Caryer, R. J.
Chambers and Mr. White.
Coyotes appear to bo numerous in
this section this year. From Huh-
uroft'M conies tho report that at least
fifteen of these animals were noticed
ono day this wook on the meadows on
the Lyon place, busy catching gophors.
Thia ia rather a comc down in tho way
of faro for them as recently thoy
pretty woll cleaned Charlie Huscroft
out of turkeys and chickens entirely.
Mr. Agnow, who runs ono of tho
caturpillar engines, had rather an
exciting experience with the machine
on Tuesday morning. His clothing
got mixed up in a act screw on one of
the wheels which proceeded to revolve
and rovolvo until Mr. Agriew had
practically   every   stitch   of clothing
on ll"t��l   ��-'����rw����l   rttt   wit-Jri   ������oennWl��>��.itl��l*��
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force, though fortunately he cucaped
will* jt'tiL ceiiiiiidei-ab'te bruining and
will be baek at work uh untied in a day
or two.
While growers generally may have
a considerable kick on the deal they
got this season in the line of weather,
their disappointment is tempered to
some extent at least on much better
prices than other years, and Union
shippers have a still added satisfaction
in that so far they have got statements and pay cheques oftener and
more regularly than eyer before.
All fruit handled during June and
July was paid for in the last batch of
cheques, which went out on Tuesday.
These accounted for all the strawberries handled and the average price
paid was $2.57 per crate--on 2803crates
handled during tho entire season, or a
decrease of ovor 2000 crates as compared with 1010, when close to 4000
elites were handled.
Howover, despite this falling off in
total shipments, which was quite
marked in othor linos as well us straw-'
berries���gooseberries tumbling from
almost (100 in 1010 to less than 300 this
year, and cherries also on tho lower
side���Union officials have ovory confidence that their statement at the
end of August Will show a slightly
larger turnover up to that timo than
at the same date in 1010.
Raspberries arc still coming along
In generous quantities, and it looks as
If the Union will readily average 100
eratos a day for all this week, but tho
end is In sight. The market is leas
eager for them, too, but as yot tho
demand for them is still greater than
the quantity offering. Blackberries
are In splendid demand at present,
and if the market keeps up for the
balance of the soaflon it would scorn
assured that thc average price on
blacks will be higher than raspberries
maintained.
Black currants, too, are also selling
readily, and with a not Uio bad demand for reds. Black cui-ranls nppe*ar
to   be   later   this   hciihoi)   than   last,
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handled in July, 1010. as compared
with I��"*>M than a hiii'dred last month
thin year. At preuont. too, it looks
hit ft*  to  predict  that  the   blacks  will
The convenience of the train stop
at this point has been so generally
commented upon that it is more than
likely the C.P.R. will be asked to
make it a flag station. The commodious shipping warehouse built this
year would expedite matters considerably.
Sirttar
Mrs. R. Dennes left on Thursday on
a vacation trip to Vancouver and coast
points.
Mrs. Ike Lewis is spending a few
days this week with Mrs. Mead at
Creston.
Norma Ross of New Westminster is
spending a' coupleof weeks with her
parents here.
Mrs. Jones and Mrs. A. North were
calling on friends at Greston between
trains on Tuesday.
Mr. Warner, a coast teacher, has
been secured to take charge of tho
local school this term.
The stork visited the homo of Mr.
aud Mrs. Geo. Thompson on Thursday
last, leaving them a handsome baby
girl.
Some fine catches of fish are* being
reported almost dally while tho ducks
are beginning to arrive for their
Waterloo on Sept. 1st and following
days.
Sportsmen here are at a le>sn to
know why grouse shooting is withdrawn In tho Kaslo electoral district
this year, us this elass of game* Sh fully
t\" iwrne'voiif1 ap. in ���jinr-t f.m^o.iv,.
Mr. McDcrintd of Nelson in spending
a few days here this week with his
son, J. McDermid, and is much taken
with the Hcenlc beauties of Sirdar,
though by no nieai.it -admitting that
tbey are in the same class uh the
grandeur of Kilayth and Stirling iu
the land e>f tho heather.
Sirdar  viultors last  week   included
Mohhi'h. VV. I*. Si ark,  Guy  Cnimta-tnle*.
Victeir   Carr   and John  Williams   of
I Ore-item,   who were en  route  t-o the
Drainage Meeting
Here Sept, 29th
The biggest turnout- in months was
on hand for the August meeting of
the Creston board of trade on Tuesday night, oyer whose deliberations
President Henderson presided.
The committee looking after the
exhibit at Cranbrook fair reported
progress. As yet but one copy of the
prize list is available which was holding up matters to some extent. How���
ever, the Valley" has been divided up
into districts, and a member of the
committee assigned a section, and a
still hunt is now on for the good looking stuff in the fruit and vegetable
lines. In addition to this, oh behalf
of the committee, R. S. Bevan interviewed the Women's Institute on
Friday last, and they have consented
to co-operate by seqding along a display of fancy work, canned goods,
etc.
Now that tree fruits of the rather
non-perishable sort are to be had it is
anticipated that the display cabinets
on the C.P.R..platform will be utilized.
They have been put in place, and for
the next month they will be in charge
of Messrs. Speers- Embree and Gibbs.
For   the    telephone    investigation
committee E. C. Gibbs reported   that
a careful look into rates reyealed the
fact that there was only a discrepancy
Of five cents on a three minute conversation on the east and west Lines,
with the lower rate prevailing on the
line   east.     He   had   mentioned    the
matter   to   the government superintendent   in   a  letter   urging the   installation of a sound proof cabinet'-at
the Creston central,
|On reclamation^.jpubiicity work Mr.
;Be&-g^ steps that have
,b'e^'^ke*a:;to'"'Haye':--'this'' week one of
publicity.^for the. drainage -scheme,
more especially as a^project to take
care of returned soldiers. All the ,
daily- papers in B.C. as well as the
weeklies in Kootenay, Boundary and
part of Okanagan have been sent a
carefully prepared story covering the
matter, and leading dailies on the
prairies had also been supplied with a
shorter version of the same thing, and
results are confidently looked for iri
the provincial press at least.
A tentative date for the big drainage meeting at Creston was set for
September 29th, and tho president
along with Messrs. Rodgers.Stark and
Embree were named a committee to
strike the standing committees to
handle the conference and to draw up
a proposed programme for the gathering which will be taken up and
adopted at a board meeting to be
held next Tuesday night. In the
meantime the Idaho' authorities will
be got in touch with for suggestions in
this connection.
R. Stark introduced the irrigation
proposition, which was freely discussed
Mr. Stark dealing at some detail with
investigations he had made in a amall
way looking to the utilization of
Arrow Creek, and the various routes
and systems for piping the water
down to a central distributing point.
All present were quite agreed that in
view of thiB year's experience an
irrigation system was yery desirable,
and in view of a prospective visit from
the minister of land to the drainage
meeting it was considered wise to get
ahead with all possible preliminary
work along the lino of gathering data
so that, if possiblo, tho proposition
can bc informally di��>cuij.sed with him
on his visit horo. Messrs, Stark,
Bennett and W. V. Jackson wore
named by the president to go into the
matter and report at the next meeting
of tho board.
Messrs. Bovan, Speers and Rodgers wore accorded a vory hearty vote
of Miiir.1::. by th<- \ii.uii, ?tw llu-ir Urnl-
ness In providing auto.s for* the trip to
BonneiH Ferry on August *Rhabsolutely without coat to the beiard.
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lake for a few days flHhinu;. Owing to
a minhnp to the' launch engine the
journey from Oreston here had taken
nit i.IiijOmI. (.wet dnvH.
Mr. and Mrs. Awpe*y were* Creston
viaitorH (in Friday. W. II. Morrlo and
Mr. McDermid, sr., were ut the e-iipStiil
on Monday.
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Ir'.vrrything possible is done to make tin: men  happy and lo make them feel  they are mot really prisoners,  Hutch government gi\ es them  freedom. In fact ihey olte*i gel  mission to leave lhe c.nip and  with tin* inhabitants of i 'rocniugen, '  and many of them have' become fn-,  i-pieut   guests  in   Dutch   family   .-jrele-s. J  On Sunday afternoons one se-cs i  these jnlh sailors wiih llu- Dutch J  girls pronu nailing arm in arm in thej  parks ami other pleasure resorts.!  When   in   the   camp   they   have-   many!  j "-indoor   .; i n u sent en is tenuis,    cricket 1  and football. C'ardening has been en-i  cc urar.ed, and where there once, was;  waste   lam!   the   most   beautiful   lliiwrr!  feci  lhal  The '  lU'-oll  per-  niis  AUSTRALIA    UNABLE-   TO    BUILD    WOODEN   SHIPS  With Little Soft Timber Available and Prohibitive Freight Rates  Australians Cannot Do Their Usual Insignificant Shipbuilding  Or Extend the Industry  v - 'I  Outbreak Among:  Russian Sailors  Only   Vague   Reports   Are   Received;  Nature of Trouble Unknown  of the Black Sea at Seba.'T-  be   imported   by    lhe   entry'      powers  in spite of ihe c.x.isting -.'Tons l<> pre-j Y  vent   ii.      lie   stiggx sted.   as   a   way   lo!  block   such   cilorls,   that   ihc    Netherlands  g.^verUi'iH.ni,   und.-r  a   three   cor-  sp'rnng   up.  nered   at;rcn;oiii      with      the        Vuileel j ' 0!Vt "" ������''u  States   and   Britain,   could      be     made! ol l,('1'   !,!illl!l^   np--'no     pidhng      loi  ou  are  a   Vital   Force   Pulling   One  Way  or  the  Other  I hen   are   in   liie   world   l w c*   seis   e>f  iorct s---one    >> !    i.>tiliing      down.      the  , . .   up-- -'xxic     \>  jwanl.   ihe  ji;iiv.-r   l.'ackward.  ie    homes.      ihe      ciiuvches,        ihe  irustee   lor   liij-   wheal   itr.port.-jl   inioi  ile^llalld.        Allct'ilier    -yslJll!     SUUiii st c,\ j '  >*>      ny;,n.  wa.s lii.it the shipping iiei use si-.utdd ; -'rliinils, tiu.- i-ihical soeieiies. art:  be enlarge*.! io pro\ id.e '"or iliis nv-\ n'lisemns 'yisjher vlraina.. social set-:  lMiigi-iiicnt and thai ihe closesi ,-o- I t'*-'"1'*-"1-*-. ;'i!'c' pulling men ami women!  operation with the I'uite.l States .i*a-'. *'d'. pulling more light aud joy iu iiu-^  thoriiies shovh.; Lr esiu'.-'isho-d \\ iim j nian live-, and increasing the stun!  V-hei-t   C\por'.;i:!0!l>   ,; y.    ;.yyr;---n!. ; jjjlal      j>l      the    v. inh.i's   gi^xl   ami   hap--  s:t.:     ,-       . 'I'liiess.  gardens   hav  l-'ucouragt'd l������y llieir ' own oi'fici'rs  and by the <d'icers .if the (iroeuin-  geu garrison, ihey have: esiiihlisli'.'tl  amateur threatres ami \ariely shows,  ami the na\al liaud frequently giv.-s  cm-eils, ti> wliich young ami .ilel oi  the inhabitants of the town are invited.  "there will be m> cud of heartaches  when the war draws l������> a close, ami  Jack is called, home, and uo elouhv  many a Dutch girl will follow her  sailor sweetheart to the naval station  lo   become   his  briele.  Mnpnuni-    to    Llf-ncany    w p:\'    r-.^  sibic   -incc   ihe   free   Vihe.y;   p';;:-   e,;-;-e  JTitO  force,  witness  s-hi. a-,.i  y\piai:i,d  ih.a.t   it    i~   iii:;.>j'ssil*ie    i>.    s''.<y..\      -���������';);  v.*wnersiitp   or   gr.ii::   i;s   ^h\a:o;-s.  * i *.  is  S'..k.ny^:". s  'o  think"  li-.tt.  m.1'.;..*  <r\  .   \r'..v   crain   can   uet   to    ;. ��������� ��������������������������� yv      ���������,-���������-���������:.:'.;  \lries,'* -aid  X!r. "Ma-til.   -  ' ! 'I It ess.  Arrayed against these benign.  .-L.enc.es ;;re tlte ii.>rces e������i greed, ap-;  peine ami passion, wliich through'���������  aH tiine ha\c ptilletl ilownwarel ;unl;  backw;ir<l. j  i;- is -i ceas..-K-ss, unending btillle.;  ��������� ���������: vitc", 1 a. ml far-reaching results;!  ������������������"*<' " ��������� the u.rsl business of every-j  ji  ask   himself   the   question:  imi-  co-operauv-y    con'p.Lm.es.   w';:on    *-"'v  own  f..OM  c-lcvator.--- at:ei  rcpr<. <t*:;;   1 ������'*'''���������.-; 0'"''  {���������00  .*.;!:-.>j:.r^  :������������������?. = !     !���������><-     ���������..���������'���������-,-  ,,-. ..-?.:.-���������.-, f i      "Which   side   am    I   onr'   Am    |   with  the   torees   wliich   dimiitish   the*     sum  Are Abolishing  Butterfly Nurses  Unpaid   Volunteer    Nurses    Will    Be  Replaced by  the Professional   Nurse  The lady nurse must go! Thai is  the decree which lias gone forth in  France and it has caustd no .small  sensation.  the sailors  te>pol.  So   far   tliere   have   been   only   con  fused   reports  as   lo   the  trouble   with   the   sailors.     The   Rech  says   the   disorders   are   iu   connection  with  the  retirement  of the commander, of the lleet, Admiral   Ivollchak.  The   Birzeviya   declares   that   under  , the    inlluence   of   extremist   agitators  ��������� the   sailors   began   to  arrest  some  of  j their  ollicers and  to   disarm  others.    -  I      -Minister  of   War  and   Marine   Ker-  ; ensky   has     issueel   instructions     that  j hrni     measures    be     lakeu   to restore  : order.       Premier   LvolV.   while   admit-  j ting an  outbreak  had    occurred,    de-  j cl sired     the     rumors   exaggerated     in  ! importance.  Britain Will Not Be Starved  Food    Controller    Expresses    Confidence That Allies Will Be Able  to Defeat Germany's Most  Treasured Plan  In this war, and especially at this  stage, looel power is co-equal with  man-power,   said   Lord   Rhonehla.   the  I In- news that Canada and the  United States sire inceting a sudden,  urgent d<:mand by building a fleet of  wooden ships has-aroused much interest in Australia. Why, it is asked,  cannot ships be built in Australia as  n, .,.,   i,..,.,.   i i-       ..- w0,<   as   h\  America?-Small   wooden  Unie   have   been   ebsonbrs   among [ s,lips   arc   n.gularly     hu-.nched     l?e,-e;  why not extend the industry  to larger,   ocean-going  vessels 2  cope of the A1 ������PP������'*rs ll'f the same conditions  ,, i which produced the demand l'or  wooden ships luive made it difficult  lor Australia to take advantage of  the demand. In other words, the  trouble lies in the high freight prevailing. Australia produces little, if  any, timber suitable for shiphuildliig.  Pine wood must be used, and in the  past shipbuilders have employed Oregon, pine from Amerie^t and kauri..  iiom New 'Zealand. But since the  outbreak of war, the freight on Oregon pine has risen from 8 shillings to  95_ shillings per 1000 feet, and the  price from 8 shillings to 35 shillings  per 100 feet, and therefore these rates  are prohibitive. The Australian builder would be quite willing to use kauri, wliich, though more costly than  usual, is still not at si prohibitive  price, bul for some reason tliat is not  very clear, kauri cannot at present be  obtstined from New Zealand in an}--  thing like tin* required, quantities.  One shipwright has suggested that  New Zealand is deliberately withholding the wood, though he could  offer   no   reason   for     the     Dominion  ] new   food  controller in  an   interview  \ oluntccr     nurses       in       hospitals j The  problem  of  Great   Britain's  food! adopting such a course,  where military  sick and wounded  are , primarily   depends   upon   the     supplv       So the Australians are  cared   for are  to  be  replaced  by  pro-| and  in  the  main   the   solution  of    the | CVen iu doing their usual  and  they    cannot  con-  extension  of the  indus-  fessional   paid  leer  inhrmicre  e-rop.  prices   ralher     than     maximum  minimum   price's    established.       Thev; mav     stem   to   he   in   tin-   worlel's   af-i  ! anel  in  the  main   thc:  nurses.        The   volun- I problem   of   supply  who   came   forward  at f 1   am   sure  they  will  not let  The  whole  problem  of the nation's  lood   primarily     depends     upon     thc  "beginning of the -war, when there  i   a   great   shortage  of  trained  wo-  solution  ies   in   America, [shipbuilding,"  us down. | template anv  embarrassed  insignificant  iin<I i      No  matter     how     unimportant  you;  iiuiituim   price's    established. I hey; may     stem   to   he   in   tin-   worlel's   af-  ���������.inleil   also   due   regard   to   the   M.-n-j fairs,   you     are   a   vital   force   pulling  couragement   of." greater     production! one   w;*.y  or   the .other.  shown  and  the board to  assume   con-;      Which   way  arc   you  pulling?  men,  w;is pressed inii> service after  short,    superficial    training.      Shc   h  a i supply  he   continued,   and   unless   we  -    ������������������-.--      c-      . -j ���������   assured   of  food   sufficient   to  done nobly, toiling day and night and   enable   this    and  other    allied     coun-  I  as i c  i  an   1  ie  the  own  Is a $Ieej2y~ Thin  8|It is made of 100 steel  spiral springs, tempered, in oil5 that  yield under pressure to every curve of  the body, uo matter how heavy or how  light,    ft "fits the sleeper."  Its Non-Rusting Enamel Finish  is guaranteed not to damage, betiding.  The genuiue "Banner" spring is guaranteed  for 20 years.   Your dealer has it or  will get it for you. Ask for it hy name.  spending   her   money  .freely   on  wounded,   besides   paying     her  personal   expenses.     She   asserts   I  the   new   regulations  are   inspired  political   motives,   as  it   is   feared   tlu  poilus   were  becoming   too   much     at-  tries of Kuropc to carry on thc war  , to a successful- end it will be almost  nit j superfluous to appoint a food con-  hv lu oiler. The. most perfect system  of distribution ane.1 the most*"'' equitable regulation of prices would he  laehed to their siristrocratic nurses! a mere waste of time and effort inland were in -ganger of forgetting thej less every measure is taken to k  maxims of equality and liberty in (up the allied food supply,  their   exaggerated   n-spect   for    tilleelj      ]-\H-   this   we   depend   to   a   vital  ceep  ���������...ftltt,  The Alaska Bedding Got  1.1M1I1.U  Malitrs ,if Rrdtlculi nnd Jlvtliling  X.  Giljiary  WINNIPEG  Retina  "Al������fVa ������n ������i arli<'<- iiir-arr High i'.radi' L.,':y  J30W J'lirtirlc"  ���������>'i*mgtkjfiiM  Ml"  xi^S^SSM^SS^.  for    t itl eel  attenelanls. *   _       | gree     upon    the   i'nited    Stales  Doctors   frankly   prefer   the   profes-j Camilla.      No   one"*"   recognizes  sional   nurse,     who   can    be     ordered j more   fully   than    I    do.     Before,  about   in   a   way   her  volunteer- sister, Hoover   left     for    America   1   had an.  ould   resent.   They   ssiy  that   the  un- j opportunity   of   discussing     with   him I  de-  aud  that  U r.  w _  paid assistant has her own ideas of  eliscipline. The lady nurse, too, is apt  to err in -matters of taste. 1 saw one  step out of a luxurious car the other  day much' overdressed. A lady friend  saiel: "Look al those stilts; one cannot call theni heels, blow can she run  backwards and forwards in the wards  all  day  iu   those?  As the bullerlly nurse, got out of  the car she raised her snow white uniform and displayed yards of billowing* petticoats in batiste anil em-  ilk. "A nice, gel up  " remarked my pes-  Mow the paid nurse  j try. There is an abundance of hard  i woods, for the superstructure and  fittings of sliipjs, but the only wood  that might prove a substitute for  pine, is the Australian cedar and cedar  it appears grows in such a scattereel  way and in such inaccessible places  tliat it is not yet proved a payable  proposition.  - One shipwright has asked, .aiid apparently with reason, why the shipbuilding industry should not be established in an important way iu  Auckland? Hc points out that with  the abundance of kauri and other  suitable timbers available in Auckland  enterprising* builders should be able  to compete with the Americans. The  demand     l>r     wooden    merchantmen  hi  hroidereel white ���������  for :i day's work  siniistic irie-nd. '  must hive her."  The eloclors o  have sometimes  gest  that  volnut  I   tht  been  ers shonlel  local   hospilsils  obligeel  lo sng-  g'������-  IX  lilllllinillllllllllllllllllllllllllllHIIIIIIIIIUnilllElillHllllllllllllllllillHIIIIIUIIIIHIHIIIIII !  = WW  1 Western Canada s Greatest I  1 Summer Holiday |j  1 MOOSE JAW RANCHERS' FAIR-|  AND LIVE STOCK SHOW      J  An Entirely New Kind of Exhibition, Providing j������.  Excitement, Amusement, and Education |li  $25,000.00    fi  In Prizes, Awards, etc., stag- S'  ing  the  best  show  that  ha������ S1  ever    been    offered    to    the ~;  Western Canadian Public. S!  mmt}  ionic,  discard their elisimonels and elress  more discreetly. One- insisted on a  lady putting em ;i h'ss decolette  gown, as "hi' woiililn't have, half chiel  Miiincii hanging over the beds ot his  palieu\s."  Public sentiments siippoils lhe  eloclors in their clforls lo re'plaee  voluntary worki'i'S, being convinced  that Ihey are acting in lhe true- interests   of   lhe'   sick   ami   wouiuled.  5   Stampede  S   Midway  E   Aviation  E  5   Horse Race������  5   Live Slock Show  s   Poultry & Dog Show  |  And High Claa* Mat-  E      form Attraction*  Man  Undtr  New  England's  Bed  Maine and olher norlhe'asleru  stales a re seeing J.'-boats even-y day  now, .^ays the (.'hicage> Tribune. All  .along ihe coast from Aininagansi't lo  Vorllaud periscoiin's are bobbing up  iu the sea ami l"-boats are rising  siibnii'i'giiig. ' iloucesler  are. coming in with scary  e-uiy warships lurking in  banks, aud the' alarm  pidalion fell in Massachusetts when  lhe Spiinish mosquito Heel was expected to make an attack any  upon  the  sac.  or  fishermen  labs  of entile'    foggy  recalls   the*   Ire--  ?.\v.Zxr V?.rtr. cr. **.!! Rs.il. o;.d:.    =  Every   Accommodation   Pro-   2  perly   Oritanis-cd   al   Norms*I   2  Plil'CK. 2  injnule   -eel codlish  of   Moslem.  Kew I'lnglatul is an old maid silting  on lhe easlern coast smel hsiving a  conniption lit every few years. If  only the: 'U-boat scare* had been  earlier the recruiting* figures for lhat  section might have*, been much larger.  the lessons^ he had drawn, from  wonderful work in Belgium, and  plans as lo the allied food supply  In accepting -this office one of ils  few attractions, perhaps its only at-  traction���������was the. knowledge that  President Wilson had asked a man  of Mr. Hoover's calibre-, experience  ami unilerslanding of the. allies  tackle in America those problems  which have' an intimate bearing clay  by elay upon lhe food situation in  this country. I have perfect confidence, that the American congress  and the American people will respond to the calls now being made  t<">  ihein.  T hope 1 shall not he misconstrued  or thought impatient if I say that  the sooneu-. ye.iur food sulniinistration  measures sire- mulcted the sooner we  shall breathe more -easily. The  praclicsil derails of our buying are  renelireil more difficult, more, complex by the uncertainly regarding  the   future.  My experience in America be"fore  ami since the war have given nn: an  unusual opportunity-of judging the  vast ness of lien* resources. If organized to Ihe-ir full capacity, I am  couliilenl that the- ('erman hope of  starving liie allies or <*f causing uii-  U'������| by lhe scarcity of food or high  price's is doomed  lo  failure.  We are doing what we can off  our own bat by increasing home*  produciion ami decreasing cou-  siiniption, hul in the* main the solution of the primary problem of supply lies in lhe hsinds of our Aiueri-  c;iu allies anel Canada. I am sure  llu v will  not  let  us down.  l|lbjniay not persist more than five years,  ],js j but  smaller \vpoden  ships will bc  re-  quireel   for  a   considerable   lime   after  that.  '"Here's  Billy crying .and saying he  doesn't   want  to  go   on     the     sailing  'trip.    Now, Billy, why don't you want  _jto have a nice sail with us?"  "' 'Tain't a nice sail. I heard pa say  when wc gol out we'd havc a spanking breeze."���������Baltimore American,  *m***t*mm**,t;*.,m.*mimmmmm ��������� mwm-niiiimii* ihii������.hmiiWiwwi*ii ������������������������������������������������. M^,  *������'-'''':7*-?;M"-:'  '���������*""*'.'*<! H'vt'H 7  upstairs  that   her  di  They Taste  tot   *4 19* W  Like More ���������  One���������two���������three���������four���������let tho  children* have all they want of  Wrilc, Wire, or 'Phone Un Price Lit.lr. and Particulars, (o  W    ,\    MllMMC  ���������  ��������� ��������� ���������  ��������� j.. ,      t  Manafiinri Direcfor Secretary.  Mm  E  ���������H <C  lllllllllllllllllMIIIIIIMIIHIIlHMHIHllllllllllllllllllllliMIIMIIIIIIIIIIIIIIHIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIIII  M.  C.  L.  Baffled  A golf intliiisiasl w;is eleseribing lo  his liicnel the varieel joys the- game  all'orded   him.   l-'inally   he'   weninel     up  liy   saying:  "l)o  vou know.   I'll   rathe r pl.������\   golf  than   rat?"  "Itut  wliatcve*r  dors   youi'   wilr   ssiy  le>   (hat?"  juquireel   tin*   friend,  e.;n,   weii, yon  ienow,"    Wjis   inr   i������  spouse,   "nIw'h   ralher     relie\.*<l,     be*-  e-a vine*   Jiher'd   ralhrr   pi.i>   t.ii������h-i     iii.ii*.  .-oe.UI''  MiataUcn  The* young nioilier went  ejne evening io mako. sure  lit tit* son was safely sleeping. As slu  was sibeuit to emler the* bedroom, she  ohserve'el her hushand standing beside- lhe eiih, gazing earnestly sit the  sice-ping  child.  Touchi'il  :il   the     sie*ht,  1ln*  mothi'i*  i.,->��������� i<.-.ii,������������������'1   ;,.   m.\ii'>iii,     h������*r  fvt"-'   filiV'l  with   tears.   "Mow   dearly John   loves j  that boy!" she thought. ]  lier feelings changed nuelelenly,  heiwcvrr, when her husband turned  lo her ami exclaimed, "Mary, It Kcts  my goal how the*Se* furniture nisikers  can ge'l up -melt -,������ crib as thi*'  three ebillars and sixty cenU."-  sonilitv.  Nothing could be cleaner, purer  or more wholesome. Very few  thinfjst are less expensive. Plain  or salted. Ir* Packages only*  Have you tried  our  for  V  Melle  irallv   I  Nrll-  rome    a  "I  have* se> many callers thai  can't satisfy tlicm all'.'  "I   elidii'i   know  you  laid   be  ti-h phone   operator*'"  llovAr.  Himoi'/ttooT Biscuit  It's made with real Arrowroot!  lioriii-Wcst Btacuit ���������o.. Limited  ���������      HS0MONTON   e*  ALTA. ������  BBS,, tfflilMmlB^^ r*fflii������.X.,,|5!i*l  Iil  A:im  ���������'- -V-'iV.^  p  W.      N,      U.      U66  i.iWii.Mll.i.Wi.l  **v*Mmmm.m**mm.mimii*&lU*^wxm*r*kt,,* m������w*tw������wJi*(^.vl.JM'i  "r'llr .fr VM Maw musaisrtiiilft  m  twriH  l������IBMIIijillWIMWi<l^^  tm������illiiiwiiiiif1llilii-*MII1iiiliil  i  H3RHRHBjWNMNBHHm :������������������.":  ���������k?  Your  the  A dull, yellow, lifeless  skin, or pimples a*nd  eruptions, are twin  brothers to constipation.  Bile, nature's own laxative, is getting into your  blood instead of passing  out of your system as it  should.  This is the treatment, in sue  cessful use for 50 years:���������one  pill daily (more only when  necessary).  SITTLE  BVER %~  pills;  ���������enuinc  bears . xSfgnaeur&  -������������������.  Colorless faces oft^eri show the  absence of Iron in the blood.  I --Y-.'  Carter's  r "* will help this condition.  &������������������  ;  y.i'ir'-')'-'-'Y:������'-"������n.'i:M'fa^  \  Burn Wood On Railway  i������oal is Considered Too Costly to Use  as Fuel on VEngines  "  Owing to the continued high price  of coal, the Honduras National railroad has abandoned this article as a  .fuel and is using wood cut along the  Avne of the railroad.  The merits of coal and wood as  "mels have been worked out. carefully  hy this railroad, and. when coal  ay.ain becomes stabilized at a price  xufficientlj* low the use of ilifc siime  will  be resumed.  During the former periods of high  coal prices this railroad has resorted  it> the use of the "coroza" or "ca-  Eoon" nuts as fuel, and while froln  '-sc standpoint of economy aud steam  groduced. they have proved saitsfuc-  iory, the intense heat generated was  'detrimental  to the boilers.  Thrilling Contests are   Promised   at  Moose Jay/ During the Fair  Thousands of dollars in prizes has  been put up by thc Executive of the-  Ranchers' Fair and Livestock Show  for.the greaf Stampede to be held at  Moose Jaw each day during the fair,  July 17th to 20th, anU the handsome  list of awards is attracting entrigs  from some of the most famous cowboy riders of Canada and the United  States.  The plans for this year's Stampede  assure a far larger and more interesting frontier celebration than last  year, with a much more complete  program, plans having been made for  both afternoon and evening perTorrh-  ances. ���������'������������������'��������� \ ��������� ���������  Wild- horse races, <*owboy relays,  the thrilling bucking horse riding  contests, and the "most spectacular  exciting- of all cowboy feats, , bull-  dogging, in addition to the other regular Stampede features will be thc  lieadliners on the program. A number of famejus cowgirls have also given notice of their intention to enter,  and thus add color to the celebration.  Ad. P. Day, of Medicine Hat, who  lias consented to take charge of the  Stampede again this year, is making  a special effort lo secure a large supply of wild horses, horses that have  never before been ridden, and lias  notified the executive that lie expects  to bring a herd of flip kind that toss  their men up and bile on the way  down.  Coming as it does, directly after  the All Canadian -Championships at  Medicine. Hat, the Stampede will be  notable, because of the galaxy of  starts of ihe quirt and saddle who  will come' to Moose jaw from that  contest.  Warts are unsightly blemishes, and  oorns are painful growths. . Hollo-  ���������wav's  Corn  Cure  will  remove  tliem.  No Danger  A few days ago a well-dressed and  very charming young lady hailed a  four-wheeler, tliere being no taxi in  sight. Just as she was getting iu she  noticed that the, horse seemed in-  -siitcd to be  frisky.  Hc was jumping about and switching his tail in a way lhat alarmed  her.    She was a timid little thing.  So she addressed a few words to  the. ancjc.nl Jehu:  "I hope," she said, smiling bravely,  "that you will not run away with me."  The  cabby   sighed   mournfully.  "No, mum," he replied, ".I havc  ������i wife aud seven kidi at 'home already!"  PAINS  km m.%  nu  Woman Thought She Would  Die.  Cured by Lydia ������.  Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound.  Ogdonabur/**;, Wia.���������-"I sulTered fron?  female troubles whioh caused piercing  pains like a knife  through my back  find flide. J. finally  lot-Kail my strength  bo I hnd to go to  bed. The doctor  advised un operation but I would  not listen to it. I  thought of wliuL' I  mSi^m&������^������&A&  \~*rsAi?M?^,r^M^miSi^^������^^^  ,"on  Horses.  Cattle,  &c.   aufv.klv  cured   by  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  Tor  Sale  by  All  l>calcrs  Douglas   &   Hn.,   Prop'rs,   Nassnes," Ont.  (Free   Sample   on   Btrii'-ii)  Colored   Soldiers  .; Navajo*} aiid Utcs are resist in g registration in the United States and  threatening to go on the warpath  rather than be subject to draft for  war. On the other'Vhand, about l,~  000,000 colored men have registered  willingly. The contrast is particularly  striking in view of the pacifist tem-  peranient of the negro and the always,  warlike.disposition of the Indian. The  Brooklyn Eagle is of the opinion that  for modern warfare, tin* negro is a  better- soldier than the Indian. He  obeys orders. lie is brave, under  brave officers. He is loyal to t:*e  death. A million colored men in uniform, by themselves, would be a vast  man-power asset  to-any nation.    '  '  i-V The "''Cowardly British"  ''The German-navy'does not wish  anything more than a new encounter  with" the enemy, and if the latter can  be induced to show themselves again  we will do the rest," says the Berlin  Lokal Anzeiger. Meantime, the cowardly British remain safely out iu the  North sea and the heroic Avarships  which made such good speed from  Jutland remain unchallenged masters  of the Kiel canal. v  RENUOUSWOR  SOON TELLS ON YOU  iess man in  P.K.I.,  savs:     "I  owe     mv  A Safe Pill for Suffering Women.���������  The secluded life of women which  permits of little healthful exercise, is  a fruitful cause of derangements of  the stomach and liver anel is accountable for the pains and lassitude that  so many of them experience. Parmelee's Vegetable* Pills will correct irregularities of the digestive organs  restore health and vigor. The most  delicate woman can use them with  safety, because their action, while  effective, is mild and soothing.   "*  hud rond about Lydia  IU. IMnlclinm's Vegetable Compound nnd  tried it.    Tho JU'afc  bottle brought grout  irolict' nml six bottles havo entirely  eutred mo. All women who have femalo  trouble of nny kind flhould try Lydin B.  finkhnm's Vegetnblo Compound." ���������  'iMrfl. Vi'i'V*. *nnnro������'r Ojrdenr.hvirf'*, WI**-.  PhyMioians undoubtedly did their befit,  l&iiltleil with this oftseMitf-iidily and coulej  itjo no more, hut often tlio most -identifies  itrontmont in Hurint-HHisd by the medicinnl  'prop-'rtieA of tne gooil old fashioned  .wots and herbs contained in Lydia E.  iPinliham'.'. Vegetablo Compound:.  *l If any eeiinphcation exinta it pav������ to  vsrrltei tlio Lvdia E. Pinlcham Metlicinu  (������������������Co., Lynn, Maas., for special froo advico.  W.  N.  U.  1166  No   More   Extreme   Styles  "U.S. Asks Women to Do Away With  the Frills  "Cut the frills in clothes," is a war  eelict lo the fastidious from the council of uaiional defence, in elVort to  institute an economy iu wool for all  concerned" the U S government  /would have all men and women sim-  plify their dress.  ''Sacrifice pal'.'hi>o<'.kcts, flaring  shirts, cull's, uiinc.vssai'y plaits', and  other frills," is' lhe advice to life 'public, issued from a conference of woolen and worsted manufacturers with  thc commercial economy board of the  defence council.  No effort will be* niaeli* In discourage the sale of goods made up in existing styles. The- board anel the man-  u lac Mirer's believe such a move would'  be wasteful. . -The campaign will be  confined to next year's output.  The threatening shortage of wool  for 'next year is causing grave concern anel the board expects its program is to be of material assistance.  jn   making  up  some-  of  the'defects.  Minard's Linim'tnt Cure**!'    Garget   io  Cows.  Fixing It Up  Mariiin   was saying  her  prayi-i'.-.  "Ami please, God," she' petitioned,  "lnake 1'ortlaiid the capital of  Maine."  "Why, Marion!" saiel her shocked  mother. "Uh.it  in.uic  you  say   thalf"  Marlon setlb'd herself comfortably  iit  the-  bod.  '"Cause* 1 made it that way in my  examination paper." she saiel, "and I  want it  te.. bc  right."  "Know how lo wash ears.'''' asked  the   garage  bos:'.  "Sun*, I know," saiel the seeely-  lui>l"in^ ���������ii.jjtii--j.ie '->������������������ \v'.���������:'!.'. "\'c,\l  clean e-veiythiiij,; bul lhe license  uhilcs."  Business Men   and Breadwinners the  Victims of Nervous Exhaustion  When worry is added lo overwork  men soon become the victims of nervous exhaustion���������neurasthenia ��������� the  doctor calls it. Some have no reserve,  strength in their systems to bear the  strain; others overtax what strength  they have. If you find that voti are  nervous and not sure of yourself, th.-ti  you sleep badly, and wake up tired {  and aching, your nerves are out of  order. Other signs -are inability to  take proper interest in your .work;  your appetite is fickle;, your back feels  weak, and you are greatly depressed  in spirits. One or more of these  signs mean that you ' should take  prompt .steps to stop - mischief by  nourishing the nerves with the food  they thrive or., u"ftneljr the -rich, red  blood made by Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills. ' These Pills have, cured thousands of cases of nervous disorders,  including nervous prostration, neuralgia, St. Vitus dance and partial paralysis. Here is an example. Mr. P, H.  Callan, a well known busim*  Colcmrtii  present hchilli, if not life itself, to Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. I had always  been -.������������������.n .-.relive man, and when 1 began to run down in health paid little  attention to it as I thought it only  temporary weakness. As lime passed,  however, T found myself growing  worse, and consulted a doctor, who  said that I was not only badly run  ���������down, but that my  was badly shattered,  appetite was poor, I  notwithstanding the  ment grew so,weak  leave my business aiid was confined to  the hoiisc- Time .went on and 1 was  steadily growing weaker, and my  friends Were all greatly alarmed for  my condition. In this condition I  was strongly recommended to try  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and as the  doctor's medicine was not helping me  1 decided to do so. . By the time I  had used three boxes I could tell that  they were helping me. When I bad  taken eight boxes of tiie pills I yft-lt  able to attend lo my business ag'ain,  and people were surprised to .see.mc  out. ' T-'.continued lhc use of the pills  until 1 had taken twelve boxes, by  v. hiclV time. I was feeling as well as  ever L-did, and was being congratulated by all my friends on my full  restoration to health. I feel now that  if 'I-bad used Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  at the outset I would not only have  saved much money spent in doctor's  bills, but would have had renewed  health sooner. 1 cannot speak too  highly of this medicine, and would  recommend it to every man who feels  weak, nervous or run* down."  You can get these pills through  any medicine dealer, or by mail at 50  cents a box, or six boxes for ^.SO  from The Dr. Williams' - Medicine  Co.,  Brockville, Out.  Foe  Attempts   to    Get    Information  Via Prisoners  An official note issued in Prance  warns families of prisoners of war in  Germany against letters purporting  to conic from prisoners which ' contain requests for parcels of fooel or  for certain information of military  character to be conveyed by means  of underlining certain words, which  together form phrases. Sometimes it  is suggested answers can be written  in saliva bn  thc inside  of envelopes.  The public is recommended to send  these letters to the military authorities, it is said these proceedings are  employed by the. enemy to obtain information and food parcels for their  own use.  Thc-French ministry of war has  prohibited the mailing of. newspapers  and magazines to neutral countries by-  private persons^ ' Newspapers mailed  by'-publishers^'-or. news companies  alone will be ��������� transmitted. Iir addition  travellers proceeding to neutral cotlni-  tries will no longer be allowed to  lake newspapers or periodicals across  the  frontier. _  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  nervous   system'  1 lost flesh,, my  -slept  badly and  doctor's     treat-  that   I     had     to  Big Land Deals  Ranches and Farms in Southern Alberta Change Hands  One of the biggest land deals which"  has taken place in the Taber district  for some, years has just been closed  whereby' Albert Green has disposed  of his farm and. sheep ranch. The  farm has been sold to Mi*. Coolcdge  for $25,000, and Mr. Cooleuge has  since disposed of a half interest in it.  Mr. Green's sheep ranch on Chin coulee consists of several sections and.is  an ideal sheep grazing area. It has  been sold to Ed. Hagerman for $84,-  000. This, however, does not include  the sheep. The ranch . is well equipped .with buildings, including one of  the most modern houses in the south  country.  There is . a great deal of land  changing hands in the Taber district.  The Cameron ranch, which was- put  on the. market last fall, is being  bought tip, partly by new settlers and  partly by people living in the Taber  district. The outside edge of the  ranch on the northwest-has all heen  disposed of to a depth of four or five  sections.  >������������������*-���������..*>.���������-.���������..���������������������������  ������������������������������������������#������������������������������������������������������������������������  ..*..*..**.*^*mm..im..*.^  4  i  *~*.  With the Fingers!  Says Corns Lift Oiit  j  Without Any Pain j  Canada's Fine Record  U*m&-*..*:*..*:  >'*m*..*.,*���������*,.*..a..*..*..*,.0..*..t.,*m*  Delicately Put     _    .  "J do hope- that yon appreciate that  in marrying my daughter you  marry  a large-hearted girl?"  I do, sir.   And I  those qualities  from  hope she inherits  her father."  Wii  away  cl���������Robert,  from home  Hub���������Oh.  easily,   I    acquired  habit while   1   was courting you,  dear.���������^Boston   Transcript.  how' can    you  stay  so late nights?  the  mv  Sore, corns, hard corns, soft corns  or any kind of a coin can shortly be  lifted right out with the fingers if  you will apply on the corn a few-  drops of freezone, says a Cincinnati  authority.  At little cost one can get a small  bottle of freezone at any drug store,  which will positively rid one's feet of  every corn or callus Avithotit pain or  soreness  or  the  danger  o'f infection.  This new drug*" is an ether compound and dries the moment it is applied and does not inflame or even  iuitale the .surrounding tissue. Jusl  think! Vou can life off your corns  and calluses now without a bit of  pain or sorencs. If your druggist  ���������hasn't freezone he can easily get a  small bottle for you from his wholesale drug house.  j ii iL-;.uiiig to ine \~uiict-amu pariia*  ment the fact that Canada has sent  362,000 soldiers to Europe, Premier  Borden bight also have mentioned  the very notable fact that not one of  those soldiers has been.lost in transit', in considering this fact it must  uc remembered that thc torpedoing of  ansporls is not in violation of.'in-  :rnational   law,   and* tliat   the.   Cana-  Not His Name  Kathleen had been put out to service, and hcr mistress liked lhe rosy  face, of the* young girl. One day  Kalhle.cn was sent on an errand to  town. She was longer than usual  aud her niislri'ss sloocl in lhe porch  as she came through the tie-Id. Kathleen was happy and her mistress observed*:  "Why, Kathleen, what a rosy (ace  you have today! Vou look as if the  dew had kissed you."  Kathleen    dropped  nm ri nu red:  "Indeed, ma'am, but  name!"  hcr    eyes, and  that wasn't his  In  reciting  to-thc  Canadian  parlia-  be  ti  te  the  ocean     did    not  uncertain    protection  pledges    to    the  gave    to  dian   troops   on  have  even   the  which    Germany's  United  States  for a     time  transatlantic   passengers.  }lt is to be hoped that those in  charge' of the transporting of American troops to France will seek tl"  advice e*.f those who have  this service for Canada.  lie  directed  lpsaatssiii������ss^%  2 nnel 5 Ibw Cartons���������  SO. 20, GO and 100 lb. Bit;;.  "Redpath" stands for sugar quality that is the result of  ���������modern equipment and methods, backed by 60 y-ara  experience and a determination to produce nothing unworthy  oi the name "REDPATH"*  *���������  Made in one grade oizhr���������lhe highest 8  cy^tei  i'V-Vil  Apm  Imm*  A^SmM  I  Nights.of Agony come in thc trait**  of asthma. The victim cannot lie  down and sleep is driven from his  brain. Wlfal grateful relief is the  immediate effect of Dr.' J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy. It banishes  the frightful conditions, clears thc  passages, and enables the afflicted to  again sleep as soundly aud as rest-  fully as a child. Insist on liie genuine at your nearby druggist.  Compensation Not Likely  As compensation for the torpedo,  ing of a Spanish ship, the German  government offers at the t first opportunity to arrange that a fleet 'of  ^Herman warships wil lpass a Spanish  warship and,/flying the Spanish /lag,  deliver a 21-gim salute. The Madrid  Journal remarks (I) the occasion is  not likely to arise soon; and (2) it is  still a problematical matter whether  Germany will have a lleet at the end  of  the  war.  ���������s^'-  m  ������������������ -"ti.  ii  wi  ������itmiiMsm*i*mtiim\t mmmm*  m������mxMimmrvmm*mm.'tm*t if  ^WI^aW-tWM^W^  ���������Ay'V'.: .  ���������'>VC':V.,^V*A1V'V  J*"  I  MS  P  J  l  F  ^  ,f  ti  14  p.:  W-  p.-  IP  w  rv-  ilsa#%y^  'MJMXEi  AWI,������*(jf,*IMlAl*>T '���������  'UJ&SS'a'JL'-iF^  JQMGi 9 Affit'99  THE GRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Kates, Owner and Editor.  ORESTON, B.C.. FRIDAY. AUG. 17  Needs Exptaining  Disappointing���������writ with a  capital D���������is the most likely  unpartizan word that does justice  to the deliberations of the 900  Liberals who gathered at Winnipeg  last week to enunciate the policy  of western Liberals in the coming  federal election.  In promulgating a platform on  which to go before the country  the delegates took advanced  ground all along the line, but  when it came to elucidating its  war policy it fell down miserably,  offering [something which, in view  or all the facts, is hardly fish, fiesh  nor good red herring.  Tbe war resolution  adopted  by  the convention is as follows:  "That in times of peril the entire  resources of the conntrv, moral and  material, man power and wealth, are  justly disposable by the state for the  preservation of its national liberties.  That the imperative duty of the  Canadian people is the continued  vigorous prosecution of the war hy  the maintenance in unimpaired  strength at the front of our fighting  forces and the taking of all steps  necessary to secure the required reia-  fo������x*enients for this purpose,"  On the face of it the foregoing is  a fairly circumspect statement of  case; implying conscription if not  explicitly stating it. x>ut an  incident that showed at least some  insincerity on the question was  furnished when J. Gi Lurriff. M.P.  for Assiniboia, moved an amendment to make the latter part read  the taking of all steps  necessary to secure the required  reinforcements for this purpose by  compulsion if necessary."  The press reports all agree that  Mr. LurifFs amendment was voted  down by an almost overwhelming  majority, after which the gathering rose and sang God Save the  King���������and most people will agree  that the sentiment was very  appropriate.  As to leadership in the coming  fight the following resolution was  accepted:  Resolved, that this convention  places on record its admiration for the  life and work of the greatest of all  Canadians, the Rt. Hon. Sir Wilfrid  Laurier, and of his earnest endeavor  to carry out his duty as he sees it in  the interests of all Canada, respecting  our part in this world struggle. We  e'xpress the hope that his undoubted  ability, his long experience, his master  statesmanship may be utilized in reuniting the people of Canada in this  great crisis and the successful prosecution of the war and the carrying out  e>f the platform laid down in this  convention."  Robbed of just a little of its  fulsomness as touching Sir Wilfrid's great Canadianism, beoause  there have been occasions when the  peerless leader has failed to secure  the following of the English-speak -  irg Liberals, the fore part of the  resolution may be taken as the  usual thing under such circumstances, generally speaking.  The last few clauses, however,  arc not so palatable in view of Sir  Wilfrid's utterances and the actions  and statements of his coin patriots  in Quebec���������tho element, his admirers asbtire, Sir Wilfrid prefers  ut stand by oven in this crisis for  tlio rather specious reason that if  he forcsakos them thoy will rally  to soma othor loader  whoso handl-  same time endorses the leadership  of Sir Wilfrid Laurier, a self-  announced anti-conscriptionist���������  well, to put it mild, the gentlemen  who framed and endorsed the platform have a mighty low estimate of  the intelligence of the rank and  file of the real Liberal party. A  writer puts the situation admirably  when he says:  "Will those gentlemen at Winnipeg who say they are not anti-  consoriptionists, but intend to  support Sir Wilfrid Laurier, explain how they reconcile the two  positions ?  "As for conscription, Sir Wilfrid  spoke against it, voted against it,  and carried with him against it  every member whose vote he oould  command. If he goes to the country  as leader of the Liberal, party, that  party must accept and support his  polioy on conscription.  "A man may be a good Liberal  and support consoription. He can-  be a consoriptionist and support Sir  Wilfrid."  As a very prominent Liberal remarked on Friday, after reading  the convention proceedings, if no  further effort is made to put the  party in squarely behind conscription and displace Laurier "their  goose is cooked."    So mote it be.  SS  a  ing of them and their ultimate end  none might foretell.  Had this been a gathering of  fruit f������row<������rf������, ov^n, tryinp* to  formulate ������ nulling plan that would  protect themselves and at tho same  time do justice to tho middleman  and consumer, ono might complacently nit tight and hope for tho  host, lint in a time liko thin to  havc a nmall army of Liberal  politician!! put forth a .statement  which wc nro iiMHiirud plurfgcn tlio  party to  conscription   and  at tho  Due   to  the  hot   weather,   the  scarcity  of labor and   the consequent very   busy  season  everyone  hereabouts appears to  be  having  just now, it may be well to suspend  final judgment as  to  the seeming  falsity of the logic afore quoted  as  to   waking   a   man   up   properly  when his pocketbook is endangered.  What we are trying,   to get at is  this, that  although  it  is  now almost   three   weeks    since   official  notices came that the 1917   sur-tax  on real  and   personal   property is  now   due   and    payable,   nothing  tangible has eventuated tending to  end or mend a matter  that   must  have been the cause of much extra  labor in the early part of August  for   the   recording angel charged  with setting down  the good deeds  and also the  bad  ones of resident  British Columbians.  And the aggrevating feature of  this inactivity is that unless we  get a move on soon 1918 will be  with us and we will have to pay  all over again, with only this  consolation that thanks to a  generous boost in assessments last  fall the new year's taxes can hardly  be higher than the one we are now  trying to finance.  And, as if to add insult to injury,  although the assessor informs valley  taxes have been paid up better this  year than for some seasons back,  practically nothing has been spent  even on necessary repair road work.  The only way out of it is local  self government via an organized  raral municipality, whioh is now  admitted by all as the only businesslike way of handling affairs;  giving better value for tho money,  ensuring a lower tax rate, providing somo say as to where and how  work shall bo dono and who'll do  it, and an on-the-spot representative  institution that can inform as to  whats what and why���������and that  can bo disponsod with if unsatisfactory at loaat onco a yoar.  In thoso days whon wo think  and talk domooraoy, tho rights of  common folk generally and other  hifalutin' stuff of tho sort, and still  sit idly by whilo a scorning patornal  fTovornrnont doMpnil** Hfldit and loft  it would look am if no many years  of spoon feeding by Victoria had  deprived us of enough gumption  to insifit on having tho name square  deal iu this direction no wo domand  and invariably nccuro in private  business transactions.  It is Hemi-oflioially inmouiiood  that tho Valloy will havo a tax  mile this fall, to include  all arrears  Our August offer extraordinary to effect a clearance in drygoods  attracted so many buyers that we nave decided to offer a; similarly at- 4  tracive proposition in our ladies' footwear section.    Here it is:  30 pairs only, Ladies' 3-strap button Dongola  Slippers, turn sole, at per pair- ��������� ��������� ��������� $2.  This is a line that should have reached us for spring trade, but owing to the  manufacturer being unable to make delivery they just came to hand this week.  We have them in sizes from 2J to 7, and at this figure you are buying these  at August wholesale prices, so rapid has been the advance in leather costs.  If  value will  you will be needing anything in this line our  ���������/iii not be had again till some time after the w  advice is buy now.    Such  war is over.  Creston, Aug. 16.  S* Ax. SPEERS  ECTIOH  ������. OF L REDUCED BY  NEW PERFECTION  The higli cost of living is being  daily reduced by.2,500,000 housewives who cook their meals on  Ne-v^perfeptw^  WitkTtoyalite Coal'Oil'-aNtrw< Perfection  <will cook your meal for from a a,\  5 to JO cents  The  Long  Blue  Chimneyv gives  perfect combustion.    AU the heat  goes to the food���������no smoke, no  waste.  Ask these dealers:  Creston Mercantile Co.  Creston  up to and inoluding 1914. Perhaps  this will be the proverbial last  straw. This failing, may we hope  a felloe will turn up of the type  the poot was talking about when  he said, "I thank thee O Lord 1 that  I have time for things that don't  pay dividends." The worm will  turn some time, but its a long, long  way to Tipperary, seemingly.  B BB%S  W cScsSa   Sf BafJMS99S  ' *,,  A looal oitizen, who should know  whereof ho speaks, estimates that  the exceptionally dry summor will  mean a loss of at least $30,000 to  tho ranohers of Croston Valloy this  soason.  Allowing that ample moisburo  would havo givon us a maximum  strawberry orop, and admitting  that early-season cotimato of 20,000  urates of thoso wae corroot���������whioh  would socm to bo so judging by  tho quantity of orator* aotnally  purchased���������tho difference botween  tho 9000 shipped and tho 20,000  oxpootod at $2 por orate, would  total up to at leant '$20,000, with  no account takon of othor soft  fruits, vegetables, and tho shrink-  ago in apples.  Au irrigation pipo lino, starting  at Arrow Crook, and brought to a  central point to onouro tho cmoient  watering of the Creston and Erickson sections, has been fairly  authoritatively estimated to cost  less than $20,000, we are told. Just  how much more would have to be  added on to this to place the water  on each individual ranch is problematical, depending to some extent on how extensively those  interested could be induced to cooperate in putting in the neoossary  pipes to bring the water to their  ranches.  That the irrigating idea has  caught on there is no gainsaying.  Wo know of at least ono rancher  who is liable to go partners with a  neighbor almost half a mile away  to oonneot up to a stream now  running entirely to waste almost  two miles distant, if, our memory  sorvos us right.  1917, of course, has boon tho  dryost of all reoont seasons, bnt at  that it is safe to say that for Ave or  six years back an abuunanoo of  water in July would havo brought  many moro orates of raspberries  to ripening, to say nothing of tho  good it would havo dono hay and  vegetables most years as woll.  This year tho loss in very real  and vory substantial, and with  fow oxeoptions none havo escaped  liUtiroly. If thore In anything to  the trite observation about waking  a man up when you touoh his  pooketbook irrigation should be a  lively topic, at least, from now on,  and a matter on which the Jocal  farmers institute might well bestir  itself, surely.  Patriotic Fund  Payments into tho Oreston Branch  of the Canadian Patriotic Fund for  July total $94.75, of whioh amount $20  Is from guarantors at Sirdar.  W H Crawford... $80 00  O P Hayes  4 00  Rov M "VV Lees ,  0 00  .Tamos Coolc '..  1 00  P H Jackson ,  1 00  MIhh B Hardman .-r  8 00  Miss B Dow  <t 00  W Carver.  1 00  T J Crawford  10 00  H S Potorman  4 00  W JB Embroc  75  C G Bonnett  6 00  A Pondrv  ft 00  CPU Employ oos:  B U Boss    2 00  A It Swanson    3 00  W Zyph    2 00  E J Good    8 00  GII Thompson    2 00  B Donnos    2 00  T Awpuy    2 00  POhorbo    2 00  J McDIarmid    2 00  Whothor tho fund will continue to  nporato aftor tho close of Its yoar In  Novumbor is at proHent uncertain.  Somo of the branchon, notably all  thorn-** -nnbraood In tho flonth Alborta  group, liavo notified that thoy oon-  ..1,1,..,   Xt.tr  X..X.X.X     f,....  ..**.   ..T^������ r.***li1   TK  41������-. .������v* ,  mA   t.~.  ....   ~j  li  tlio governmont direct, and it is jiint  poimiblo tho iittthnriti-'H at OfMawa will  aucodo to tho request.  jiUiMftUwuhAWuMyAiMi^ V^m:ix^it*:'^kYi,vi!.t.f.-.:  ���������SMSiSffSJj-v'iEJj.rK-BW  ^l'J^|fc^4if*;i������  &<yfr*:>*k������'&i&'>l?'l>  ���������'.,' A" A- A '^���������''- '���������''   ���������''��������������������������� '������������������' '-'*"-''': '���������'''*���������.    ���������/ ���������'��������� ���������  :^         '���������' ���������'    '" "��������� ��������� ' ���������   ���������'-��������� ���������     ���������.'���������'���������' '. ���������'.'. .';-:-.y  ���������������������������' ������������������:���������"'���������'' :.':,���������-:���������''. 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Built so that burning is quite out of the question, and  a speedily, thoroughly, evenly-cooked product assured.  They are of durable crockery whiteware, and are now  on display ih our window.  This window display will also include some other lines  that we have jnat opened up, and which merit attention.  Some of them are���������  Soup Plates, Friilt DIsties  Butter Dishes, Cups  Lriiilbge Platen 7������ifK  These are all ia the newest patterns, and the prices at  which they  are marked makes their  ���������        '.-...���������' value self-evident.  JL' ���������        JL JL*������        ������J?  GENERAL MERCHANT  CRESTON  ���������B  m.  is urged by the Government���������it has done ITS part, we are doing OURS���������  wiih you do .YOURS?  OUR part is to grow the very best trees possible, to see they, are true-  to name, to care for them in every while they are in our nursery, and to  deliver to you, npright, clean, healthy, well-calipered. trees with magnificent root system,; well packed, all charges paid, at your nearest station  or dock.   We sincerely think that this is OUKr part.  Y.OUR part-is to get your order ready without delay so, that you can  plant nest Spring and to ORDER EARLY. Early orders art better for  us AND BETTER FOR YOU. It is humanly impossible to give the  same attention and care to late orders as those placed six or twelve  rabf.ths in advance.  Will you write us today for any information, and giying us an idea of  ���������your requirements? Our services and advice are cheerfully yours.  Qhr large general and Fruit Catalogue, our Rose Catalogue, our Price  List are yours for the asking���������they contain valuable .planting and general  information. Do not delay���������write to-day, or see oiir local representative  Andrew Miller. W* -���������_���������; V '"���������',;  #* ^* r  Columbia Nurseries Company, Limited  149S Saventb Aie.W.,Vancouuar, B.C.     Nursery at Sardis  Consolidated Minin  OFFICE.  TRAIL*  OanadaB  SMELTING -AND  & Smelting  Limitei  Co. of  i ibis  REFINING   DEPARTMENT  BRITISH COLUMBIA  SMELTERS AND REFINERS  PURCHASERS OF  GOLD,  SILVER* OOPRER, LEAD AMD ZING ORES  TAD AN AG BRAND PIG LEAD.BLUESTONE. SPELTER, COPPER  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.     Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several Sets  of Second-Hand  Etarness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  Jrvif    vi  Phono &&     x  Sirdar Ave. ; Gro&ton  280 men are on the Granby Co.  roll at its mines at Phoenix.  pay-  With the exception of the Rossland  mines the^shipment of ore in the  ^j jand , Boundary district is  about 76 per cent, of its normal quantity now owing to the movement of  coke following -the settlement of the  coal strike...  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE  ���������   REAL. ESTATE  . DEALERreNOOAl,  GRESTOsV  S.C.  THE CANADIAN BANK  ������������i������WmiP"ii immmm*s**mm*m win*  SIR FJDMUND WALKER, C.V.O.. LL.D. D.C.L.. Preildent  JOHN AIUD. Cemt*l M.naffor. H. V. F. JONES, AM'������,General Monaae/r  ipShi&ep are being shipped from Vernon  to P; Burns & Co., Calgary.  Cranbrook is also haying a flower  show this year, on August 21.  Rev. G. S. Wood has resigned the  pastorate of the Presbyterian church,  Kaslo.  C. A. Lafferty,. a Porthill rancher,  says his hay crop this year is the best  in20,years.  The shingle mill at Sandon is being  rebuilt. It will have a capacity of  200,000 a day:  Since the miners went back to work  the cost of coal at Fernie has risen  $1.10 per ton.  East Kootenay Women's Institute  will have a conference at Cranbrook,  Sept. 4, 5 and 6.  A Red Cross sock day at Grand  Forks last month got the society 102  pairs of hosiery.  F. E. Archer, Kaslo's cherry king,  expects to ship at least three tons of  that fruit this year.  Golden had a display of-northern  lights on Wednesday last that was  the best in 15 years.  Cranbrook auto association has logged the road between that town and  Crowsnest and also Kingsgate.     ;  Mr. Richardson of Fort Steele has  been appointed Masonic D.D.G.M. for  Southeast Kootenay.  ��������� Chief of police Brown at Fernie is  now drawing $135 per month, and the  police $95 per month.  The first fall wheat ever harvested  in Kaslo has just been ��������� cut on the  James Spiers' orchard.  The Roman Catholic church at Trail  was destroyed by fire on Thursday  morning.   It was built 20years;ago.  Kaslo council is paying $6.50 per  cord for the .green fir and tamarac  wherewith to heat the city hall this  winter.  -->���������������������������*������������������������������������-"   ��������� ....  Rev. H.-A.   Bain,   who has  been  ���������Presby^ian pastOj#at Sandon for six  years has retired to accept a church at  the coast. **     v  The TroUt Lake shingle mill is running a day and a night shift now, and  -regular shipments of shingles are be-:  ing sent 'out.   -  Last! yea? the Groves Nest Pass  collieries, produced 240,121 tons of  coke. The collieries at the coast produced 27,604 tons.  Trail Chinamen have opened a  reading room of their own. There are  some 100 Chinks now resident at the  ���������metallurgical mecca.  A baseball tournament of teams  from Kimberley, Wardner, Fernie and  Cranbrook'will be a feature of the fair  in that city next month.  On and after August 1st all the  milk dealers in Greenwood will  charge 12*} cents a quart for milk, and  80 cents a quart for cream.  Nakusp han the foundation in for a  new hospital but cannot ro further  until a government grant is received  ���������and there in none in sight.  Ledge: The highest temperature in  Greenwood during July, was 100* in  the shade. The lowest was 80 in tho  moonlight���������two degrees of frost.  The directors of tho Cranbrook Agricultural Association areendeayoring  to arrange for a special train from  Sirdar to Cranbrook on September  13th.  TvJ'o roturncd soldiers conyaleacing  at tho sanitorium at Balfour were  drownod Thursday night in Kootenay  Lake while returning by canoe from  Proctor.  Publicity Waek  For Reclamation  Jfey.^^^  GiiPiTiiL, $������ 5,850,803  il^ruilVjC  rnun  385  SAVINGS BANK ACCOUNTS  Interest at the. current rate is nllowed on nil deposits of $1 and  upwards. Careful attention is given to every account. Small accounts*  ore welcomed.    Accounts may be opened and operated by mail.  .\ccC.-AAAZ It*"'.* t?S /****"T*.'"' ?**> f^** ���������"���������-���������'������������������'���������.'���������������������������-i ������>f ������*.������������������������"*������ or   rJ>-ti-j*-#������   r>#������r������onv    xivHIn-  dmwalfr to be made by any one of them or by the survivor. ST������0  30 pooplo attended tho war anniversary meeting at Cranbrook on August  4th. The slim attendance was probably duo to the fact that It was a  moaning meeting.  Herald: Looking back over tho  cherry aoason it is gratifying to note  that not only has tho yield in tlia  Ftmtieton district been oi excellent  quality a** w-fiU as quantity, but pric������a  havo also boon satisfactory. Cherry  growers horo have had an excellent  yoar.  Kootenaian: AH the memborw of  the iKftHlo roundhouno otan* liavo received a raise  in  wages  of $5 por  oj<"Ji������>>  ���������%y...������ ...ttt. .< .ii.. .  ������mxtm* t. xx..x^v.*..t*t.t.  JU,  as  0. G. BENNETT  .Manager Ci^eaton Biuueli  alrnoHfc lniponnll>ln to got wipoi't**,  wnjjoNin various othor linos   aro pi*ov  ing too attraottvo to tho rising genera  tion of young men.  Messrs. Bennett, R. Stark and  Hayes, the board of trade's special  publicity committee in connection  with Kootenay Flats reclamation as  a returned soldiers' proposition, have  selectedrthi8,week for their effort in  this cpnnection. The story, which  follows, has been sent out ih typewritten form to all the daily papers in  B.C.4 as Well as all the weeklies in  Kootenay and Boundary, and the  biggerone^iu the Okanagan, with a  nicely^jworded request for its publication in full or in part, and an editorial  rceferenceto it if conyenient. In addition it lias been supplied to the  leading* dailies in'the prairie provinces,  WAth. a.-, like ' rpquest. . Here's the  article. - ' ���������  Oreston, B.C.. Board of Trade', is  taking up with the National Service  Board of Canada, as well as the provincial rauthorities, a very comprehensive seheme of providing employment for -returned soldiers, which, if  undertaken, will, when completed,  prOyide also an ideal location under  most favorable conditions for those of  the veterans who care to follow agriculture as an after-war vocation.  Briefly stated the proposition is to  reclaim 25,000 acres of land in Kootenay Riyer "Valley, employing returned  menoir" the work and allowing such  of them as care to attempt agriculture  tracts of the reclaimed land adjoining  each Other, so as to enable the B.C.  Goyernment to put into practical;  effect the returned soldier farm colony  scheme. ��������� ^   ���������':  The scheme is one unique in its way.  being the uncovering from flood waters  of a big inland delta of richest alluvial  deposit brought down by the Kootenay River and formed at the southern  extremity of Kootenay Lake,  The Kootenay River,' with its  tributaries, draining the whole of the  western slopes of the Rocky Motm-  tains in B.C., and the* Selkirk ranges,  after a bold swoep southward running  into the United States as far as Bonners Ferry, Idaho, from that point  turns directly north again to B.C.* and  ;Kootenay -Lake. -At - the same time  the Lardo River an"d others run into  the" lake'-at'the other end and the  combined volume; of water passes out  toward the  centre of the lake by a  Sassage called the West Arm* like the  ownward*stroke: of a gigantic-T,:past  Nelson and Bonnington Falls to join  the Columbia River.  The outlet of the West Arm is, however, so restricted, in size that it is  unable ~ to cope with the enormous  volume of water which every spring  rushes down from the melting snows  of this vast watershed, with the result  that Kootenay Lake itself is formed,  for the time being, into an inland 8ea������  raising its level during June and July  at time 20feet above its normol height.  When this takes place the Kootenay  River meets this flood-tide at its  entrance to the lake heavily laden  with earthy matter from the mountain, deposits them th*fere, a film of  fertility which in the course of unknown geological time has become a  bed a hundred feet in depth of richest  alluvial soil.  The reclamation has solely to do  with the enlarging of the lake's outlet.  In 1918 a preliminary survey was made  by Engineer Muerling, who in his  findings reported favourably on tho  project, but asked for a more thorough  examination of the Whole territory  before making a final decision. With  the outbreak of tho war the next year  the scheme was, for tho time being,  abandoned. American engineers  have also spent two seasons on the  work and their report, made public  about two months ago, was strongly  in favour of tho work being proceeded  with, tho estimated cost being a little  ovor $2,000,000.  Tho fertility of tho soil has been  proven. In years when tho snowfall  is light, and there is no flooding, these  lands readily yield 100 bushels of oats,  05 bushels of wheat and IG tons of  potatoes to tho acre. Including tho  Idaho area almost 05,000 acres would  bo reclaimed, and that State ia pledged  to pay its pro rata per-acro cost of the  work.  Tho land is in ono of tho older settled parts of B.C. interior, already  supplied with railway communication  by tho Crow's Nest lino, has good  highways, educational facilities and  eyery modem convenience, so that tho  proyinco would be at no expense in  providing thoBo. Tho bench lands  surrounding this to-bo-roclaimed area  are ono of the finest fruit areas in all  B.C. Tho climate Is idoal. It is  figured that theso reclaimed lands  would ho eapahlo of carrying 20.000 to  *TO,000 hood of dairy stock whon laid  down to pasture.  Tho week la apiu-opi lately chosen co  far as B.C. Is concerned. Provided it  gets the consideration It is reasonably  sure to hi tho provincial ineiut,' with  tho loglslaturo In bobsIou and John  Koon, M.P.P., handy to prens tho  matter homo, tho tlmo would socin to  Uf, r.-���������r.f,m^*trtt-tft\lmr nnnnrhmn ��������� #\ fn^nii i\\tt  attention of tho ministers at Victoria  on tho proposition, tut w.iil an thu  drainage mooting at Crouton noxt  month.  il!  MUgdSt  Single  Tickets on sale Aug. 17 to 23.  Return limit August 29,1917  For tickets and full information apply to local ticket  ag;ent, or R DAWSON,  District Passenger Agent,  CALGARY, Alta.  p. eras & Go.  Limited  CRESxON  i-������  rt  Head  Offices  CALGARY; VANCOU  VER; EDMQNTON.  Dealers in  MEAT  ...,'-���������:*-". \ P *=*���������  Wholesale and RetafS  Fish. Game,  Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prices are reasonable  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coul mining rights of tho Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, tho Yukon Territory, theNorth-  Wcst Territories and in a portion of  tho Frovincoof British Columbia, may  bo leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for a further term of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2,560 acres will  bo leased to ono applicant.  Application for a leaso must bo made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in which  the righta applied for are situated.  In surveyed torritory tho land must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unsurvey-  ed territory tho tract applied for shall  bo staked out by the applicant himself  Each application must he accompanied by a fee of $6 which will bc refunded if tho righta applied for are not  available, but not othorwiso. A royalty  shall bo paid on tho merchantable output of tho mino at tho rato of five cents  por ton.  Tlic pcrfion operating the mine shnl'*  furnish tho Agont witn sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay tho  royalty thereon.   If the coal mining  rtlt[i  (it*  .iv >.S,  at  r:r.cn  least  jj"ighi.'i    iil'lr    itlt'xi  returns should bo furnished  oii co ii year.  Tholeano will includo tho coal mining rights only, roscindod by Chap.  27 of 4-6 Gcorgo V. atiuonted to 12th  Juno, 1014.  For full information application  should bo mado tu tho Secretary of tho  Department of tho Interior, Ottawa,  or  io   any   agent   or   flab-Agent  of  isoiiiiuioai jxtjjjjii.  W. W. CORY, Deputy Minhter  tho Interior.  N.II.���������-Unauthorised publication of thi*  1 rj^.ulv^rtli,cii-icutxvill not hi", pcld fcr.  yc;..j,,;'���������.-:.f.>Ji  AAA?������  :,-���������',:--.":^:\  :JKii������.|  ttmm***mtm**m^mi^mmm  ���������'*'"'"'"  mm/m 1 ffiHE-EBYm^': CUE STON. *By C,  JS, JL&JL AA "jW    VAiidLv     3L/J. AAA  in^lead of Sacrifi  ffl^ *"������. -a**-* 4P^-v i*������4"  ���������High Heels and War  Is  j*"*a*f  THRIFT,   the   paramount   national du.y,  applies to time as well as to money���������to  small personal outlay as well as to larger  famfly expenditure.   Applied to the daily shave9  thrift means the use of a  ITE SAFETY RAZ01  The Razor of National Service.  The Gillette reduces shaving time to five  tninutes or less���������an adtual saving of a week of  working days a year! To the man who depends  on the barber, it saves still more time, and from  $25 to $50 or even more annually. This means  the cost of one or several War Savings  Certificates.  Moreover, there is not a man living with a  beard to shave who cannot shave better with a  Gillette if he wil! use it correctly-���������with the blade  screwed down tight and a light Angle Stroke.  For the thousands of young men just  reaching shaving age the Gillette Safety Razor  is a source of good habits���������not only thrift, but  Proposed  Legislation   ir.    Illinois  Subjected to Criticism  H-ig-li. ��������� heels on women's shoes may  give, the Him thc victory. A tiieiubci:  of tin*. Illinois legislature, who proposes to legislate high heels out of  liis stat-.:, has iigured.it all out. Flat  feet, he reasons, are the c a usee ol" the  rejection of many volunteers, who  would otherwise be acceptable. Their  mothers wore high-heeled shoes, and  high-heeled shoes are bad tor the  feet, and finally bad "feel have become*  herediiary. Therefore, the gentleman  from Illinois exclaims emotionally,  "*A has' with the high heel!" ami  practically, he .says they must come  down.  This looks reasonable, but there is  one point we 'would like io have  cleared. l-'or a^es ami ages horses  hoofs have been trimmed and nails  have beeu driven into them, bill, so  far a> we are aware, no colt was ever  horn with his hoofs trimmed and the  nail   ho!;-s   ready   lor   lhe, blacksmith.  Si.   l.ouiv   Republic.  aviug  i    the  MAKE  MONEY  BY SAVING* MONEY  The.    simplest     and     best    method   of  money   is   by  an   Endowment    Policy  EXCELSIOR LIFE INMInCE  for   pamphlet   today. .  OEFICE:    TORONTO  VV'rite  HEAD  or Overseas, it is a splendid investment.  Gillette "J3u!Idogs'\ "Aristocrats" and Standard Sets  cost SS. ��������� Pocket Editions S3, to S6,��������� Combination  Sets from $6.50 up.    Send for Catalogue. 251  Gillette Safety Razor Co.' of Canada, Limited,  Office and Factory : The Gillette Bldg;., Montreal.  It  Rubs  Pain   Away.��������� There  is   no j  Iiui incut   so  efhcaciotis  in  overcoming j  pain as Dr. Thomas'  Klectric Oil. The J  hand   that   nibs   it   in   rubs   the   pain1  aw-yy and uu this account  tliere is no  preparation   thai   stands, as   high     in  public   esteem.      There   is     no     surer  pain-killer   procurable,     as   thousands  it test   who  havc   used  il   suceess-  in treating many ailments.  can   ;  lull*.  Exit the Gasoline Romance  "Vou mighl ask Mary to get these  stains otV my coat with a little gasoline."  "Oh. George, 1 can't! Since the  chauffeur jilted hcr the poor girl can't  stand  the  smell  of it."  Victory Alone  Can Bring: Peace  German Government as  Treacherous  as It Is Criminal  "Victory alone can bring peace,"  declares the Premier of France, M.  kibot. We agree with him. Peace  of the sort that would allow the  Prussian, menace to regain ils  strength aud start its awful atrocities all over again would leave the  world in a state of uncertainty. Every nation that prizes its independence would be forced to maintain  vast armies and navies against the  foe of humanity. The Socialistic  conference at Stockholm is a German trap. AH the whispers of peace  lhat come out of Germany and Aus-  | tria are as dangerous as death-de.al-  j ing poison snakes. Berlin is uot to be.  j trusted. Germany is an outlaw na-  | tion totlay and its government is as  treacherous ..as it is criminal. The  Hohenzollerns must be muzzled, and  muzzled-for all time. In that direction alone lies the pathway to peace.  Philadelphia   1 nqiiircr.  For the Price of One!  Both     sides  .Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator Vvill drive worms from the system  without   injury   to   the   child,   because  its   action  mild.  while   fully     effective,     is  Our Sure Shield  'I'  lie    nation,  noi unmindful  have been  exceeded   all  have     cNpe-ric  nor starvation  "sure   shield."  piracy,   owing  characterizes j  ary  cmbarrasMiu at, it   iu   n  lie-res   the   eneinv   from   the  d,   is:  ���������.���������liich'  have  w e   are    com *, wr-.  if  the   ~uccesse<  aehie\ od at  sea.   Thev  .vpectations.     ior     weed     neither     im. asion !  The  fleet   is  stiil  our;  ml  if   the   submarine- ���������'  '-���������   the   licen>e     -which;  is  proving a  te.-mp.ir-;  wa y   re-,  strangle-i  His  Curiosity  "Von saw that man beating . his  wife and  did  not interfere?"  "No." confessed skimpy little Mr.  Meek. "Bui after it wa.s over I  v> iiispered to him to please tell me  how h*- had the courage to do such a  il-'my.."  Not Much Kick to It  "(low much cider did you make  this year?" inquired Farmer A. of  Fanner B., who had offered him a  sample  for  trial:  "Fifteen bar'Js," -was the ansvyer-.  Farmer A. took another sip.  "I reckon. Si," he drawled. *'ef  you'd had another apple you might  ha'  made  another barl."  of EDDY'S  Washboards  can be used���������giving double-  service for the price of one.  Made of . INDURATED  FIBREWARE (which is  really pulp hardened and  baked by a special process)  it cannot splinter or .fall  apart. Won't hurt youjr fingers or tear you clothes.  Double value for your money���������almost life lasting.  Don't do another waahin****  until you get one.  ASK  YOUR DEALER.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.  The E��������� Be Eddy Company  Limited  HULL   -..-      -     CANADA  A Dig From Diggs  Biggs���������I'd join  the   'church  wasn't  so   full'-of  hypocrites.  if    it  Digg  i here'  ���������That  alwavs  needn't  room for  deter    you.  one 'more.  Counter Check  Or Sales Books  Air.   "Merchant:���������  jf   you   are   nol  Counter   Check  or  would  respect fully  order.  already using  Sales Books  solicit    your  experience    in  hold   of     our     sea  Daily   Telegraph  power.  .om  lot  vim  ve  ful   dilemma.  Harry, and  he  ring  baek.  Mabel���������That's  too  Bessie���������But     that  I've   forgotten   whic  Puck.  Stat* of  Oh**,   Citjr  of  Toledo,  X.ttcai   County,   ss.  Frank   /.    Cheney   makes   oath   that   he   is  senior   partner   of   the   firm   of   T.   J.   Cheney  ������c  Co..  doing-  business in  the  City  of  Toledo,  Comity   and    State   aforesaid,   ;iod   that   said  ,    firm   will   pay   the   ������am -of   ONE   HUNDRED  j DOLIjARS   for   each   and   every   cimc   of   C������-  1 turrit   that   cannot   be   enred   by   x'ttct   use   ol  j HALL'S   CATARRH   CUKR.  j FRANK  J.   CHENEY.  i      Sssra   to   bvfore  uic  and  sub-scribed   in   m;  w_ i j*P������-������ichc������.   thij������   ������>th   day   of   Dec*j*b������r,   A.   D.  "8*5- A.  W.  GT.EASON.  .   , -   ;      <:Sa"P Notary Public r  wants   me   to   send   Ins:      rtaii ������ CaUrrh Cure is taken iuternally -ud  | acu through the Blood on the Murous Sur- j  face* of the System. Send for teatituoniitia '  tree.  K.  J.   CHENKY  &  CO., Totedo,  O.  Sold   by   all   druggisti,   7Sf-  H*U'a  family   PilU  for  mnim'ipnliti.  Sad   Dilemma  ���������Oh.  Mabel,  I  am  n  an  quarreled     will  bad.  isn't   t:  i   is   his  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  OF GREAT VALUE  I Mrs. 1. A. Lagace, Sic. l'erpetue,  Que., writes:���������"Baby's Own Tablets  have beeu of great value to me and  I would .strongly recommend them  to other ^ mothers." Thousands of  other mother.-- say the same thing.  Thev have become convinced through,  actual use of the'Tablets that nothinp-  ean equal them in regulating the  bowels and stomach; driving out  constipation and indigestion; breaking up colds and simple fevers; expelling worms and curing colic. . The  Tablets are sold by medicine dealers  or by mail at 25 cents a box from the  j Dr. Williams*   Medicine   Co.,     Hrock-  r ville, Ont.  ie  point,  rinii.���������  nstan  ostuni  A table drink that  has taken the place  of tea aad coffee  in thousands of  Canadian Homes.  'There's a Reason"  Yet  Don't Be Too Sure  !    j The Hardest Part of the War Is  I to Come  j     The   present   situation   of   the     war  j does noi  warrant  panic.     But  neither  j does   il   invite   optimism.     The   hartl-  j est,   bitterest,   most   dangerous     por-  , lion   ol"   the   struggle   is   yet   lo   come,  land   unless   The   {'titled   Slates   is   prepared   for   .sacrifices   as   great   as   the  1'rilish   and    French   people   have   al-  icady   made,   ('crinauy   may   yet     escape  thai  defeat  which   is essential   to  tin*: restoration  ol" justice and  democ-  I racy in   lhc   world  ami vindication  oi  | inicrnaiiuiial    law,     now     Ihreatened  I villi   peruiaiienl   repeal.     And   if  (Vier-  | many   escapes   today,   the   danger   for  ��������� us   tomorrow   will   be   beyond   preseul  : estimation.     We  are  in  a   war  lhe  is-  ! uiii* of which  is *till  doubtful  and  lhe  , >.uieonie  of   which   will   infallibly     he  i defeat   unless     we   are     prepared     to  : he,hi   il   as   a   war   for   our   own   e\is-  I I.'nee. calling for our best efforts ami  i onr   nltiniaie     strength. N'ew      York  ! 'I ribune.  !  Can't Dodge It  Of  all   lhe  foolish   notions  in     the  wo/ld  the  notion   that  you  cau  avoid  war by gelling married is  ishest.  the    fool-  Miller's Worm  value. Tliey do  lent disturbances  pain   or   griping.  Powders prove their  not cause any vio-  in the stomach, any  but do their work  quietly and painlessly, so lhat the  destruction of the worms is imperceptible. Yet they are thorough, and  from the- lirst dose there is improvement iu the condilion of the sulferer  and an entire cessation of manifestation*,  of  internal   trouble.  Playing  Safe  '���������  We  know   o  a   f  ?11o\v  who  Is  so  afraid  of  war  that  he   uses   a  W ll  sh  broom  instead  of a  niilitaiv  1  rush  .-���������  Cortland  (.O.*-)  Hon  Id.  T fell from a building aud received  what the doctor called a very bad  sprained ankle, and told me T m'ust  iol walk <*>n it for three weelo;. 1  M1NAKIVS   UN'I.NIKNT and  in  Minimi's  Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Delightful flavor  Rich Aroma  m.  *J-J^w**WJ.ki-   't-lm  j Economical  i    Sold by KrooT:, f\,ri'\ wIick*  Hard   to   Tell  I ii lie  < ii-rl rude    had   been  iniiuisilive   all   evt-iiiug.        I  'IlleHinu-.  I  had answered  hei  hue   he   was   becoming  finally   sin*   said:  "What   do   von   'do  '     ,   daddy?"'  < )li,   iiothini:,"  he  ���������ri rude  pondered  I'M        .1       I I II I , I II   II I .  i'l     ;   , 1 i. i 11 I J;.     11 >    I  'ul    lu>v    do   \'ou  lllll-. 11������~ ��������� I ,"    she  ���������sj.eet-.dly  er   father  pa lien liy,  e\asjier;iled,  a!     Ihe    oflie  all  a ���������  (  *-:> iil,  o \ c r  Tin ii   ;���������  h-        .   il.ll I..;,  ,  l.uow    when  Ins  ie  air  re  got  siv  days  1   was  out  think  il   the  lust   I.  ARCllfK  h'.dnionlon.  t<i  work again.  Inimenl   made.  IC.   LAUNMUY.  Years   of  manufacture of this line enable us to!  give you a book as nearly perfect as j  jit is possible to be made in these dif-i  ficult* times. '     ���������      ���������  All classes and grades of paper are  now from. 100 to -100 per cent, high-j  er ihan they were two years ago. 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Bread  prin t-  fure  Home  & ������.  meat  and  pric-  lliis  for  SALESMAN WANTED  l.ubricjitinjr oil, grease, specialties,  paint. Part or -whole time. Commission basis until ability'is established.  I'ermanent position and wide Held  when qualified il" desired. Man with  rig- preferred. Deliveries i'roiu our  Winnipeg station.���������General TveTiiiiiijr-  Conipauy, L'leveland, Oliio.  with  ans:-  doctor answer-  Ihis  Tliey arrivd  iiMiin;;,     "W'hat'f.  a>Ki'd  a   Tan.  "Xi.thiii'i   lo   n  ply.  "i ������li,   ���������..',tiody!  |,,i \ j li I    iMI.'-m'jI   a  hurrie  *   llu-   ,  Uy  '.cor  at  the  linV  r.fih  ������������������  lie  otliim,',"   wa-*   I lie   re-  she   excl'iiincd.   "\\ i  (I il n ,' !"  (..���������ftiOJ**!-  P������"K.  N'llll  il< r,  wi'iii   In  hi-     In line    in  I Ii ii i     I.unli  W.  N.  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J-t-J���������   -*:  Ktiutu-uu ttt mi-Kim tl>������ B4Uiu������by Co., ChU.*sjJt  Give Until Tt Bite*  The business o"/those *,>lio ,������,t"j,y at  ln.iiie, who neither fiu'ht nor direrl,  is in one word��������� tfiv<\ Spend wisely  save si ������������������.-���������(lily, *.;ivr what you save, Jt  i^ ueI,. : iit.', x uiiii'.i11 d v, iili bayoucl  t t "���������. 111! t i f������, ci'xnfoi ���������laid'- cr.ii;|i'-'r.-c1 uilh  Irein'li liie; and sal'i\ I'.'.il il is necessary. Just because \\ i' :-rr :miildliiu*  now Ihis war will eosl. Us all ihe  nioi'i-. Will, i'i\ e il; ���������.���������'iw il I'rctjy,  a-   il  is a^Ucd; '.'.iw il   Hot   a> yoli p,iv*  No  Hurry  The  telephone bell  rant;  ions persistence.    The  ed  tlu.-call.  "Yes?" he said.  "Oh, doctor," .said a worried voice,  "somethiiiR' seems to have happi tied  to my wile, lier inoulh .seems set,  and  she can't  say a  word."  "Why, she may have lockjaw," - aid  the  medical  man'.  "Do. you think au} Well, if you are  up ihis way ������oui������' tinw n.-vt v. ���������"!; J  wish you would slep iu and see what  you ean do I'or her."���������Harper's.  ~> ~~, "- .     .  C.'ennaiiy is now busy csiablishtrn?,  a Zeppelin route froni llaiiibiti'K to  Constantinople, There sectn.s to  have been sonic sort of a slip-up in  the regular sailings froin I'.erlin to  1 .oniibiu. - -Mon I real Star.  I., a  chi!.;  has f  aid.  bcn|"������r  bnl   as   you  .    l ,\\ I*  lill  it  biles.  \en   in  !���������  u rope  n..s.y.  Hive  I iiv  V  tn  i i  lo your  ��������� ,i*< l hey  ranee,  in  U  f  ���������'Jr.  ������  ���������:P*  'A  i   ���������  t.\  *m,ie^i*rtomtm?^Tmwmwr���������**^''''-  inwtiiiiim.i  ^���������iwiii^T.wwi������i������'lti';;;Frt������lT^!**fw^  wiiMiiiMmiai^iiiiii.ii.iuiMi'iiiJWWBiaiiM-ini   '  **  MMW  lifMHi  (���������woimii siflsgEM'Mtt&'Xk&ifai^^  pfjIJJK^ 'V'''���������'���������"���������" yy- ;VvV''^-'y'V''y';*-:'--'.^  THB SRVraW* CKESTON, B. OL  :&*���������������**  1  \1  7.-i  A BRIGHT TOBACCO <0F TME FINEST QUALITY  ��������� l     impi|i|>i|_l Ul" mmmgrnmSP?  18 ���������ENTS PER PLUG  . i���������-������ i aL|x.,j.*a,'XM^i....*jwwi*Tw**������������w*jy| ��������� ������������������'������ > ������">. ���������     ���������     '  -mm*-  \  *f  **%  THE  AMARANTH  CLUB  ��������� BY ���������  J. S. FLETCHER*  WARD, LOCK & CO., UMiTBf>  LwuIob, Mafiaouroo, ud TefmM*  ^  *J  (Continued.)  Hilda dropped into one of tbe elbow chairs and Availed. This room,  too, was quiet as the places shc had  traversed in reaching it���������it might  have been a sound-proof, fire-proof,  steel-walled, vault in the underground  regions of a Lombard Street bank.  She heard no sound prefacing the entrance of von Roon; the door opened  ���������noiselessly to admit him. And be-  lund-him Hilda saw the Tjland countenance of Mr. Barthelemy.  ^The two men advanced to the tabic  and drew up chairs to it. Barthelemy  rested his^iands on the exlge of the  table, Joined the tip's of his fingers  together, and looked over the rims  of his spectacles first at Hilda, then  at von Roon. And vou Roon at once  plunged into the business of the moment.  "Verv well, then," he said. "Now  we talk." He glanced at Hilda. "You  may have concluded." he; continued,  "seeing that he is present, that Mr.  Barthelemy is with me���������with iis:���������in  this affair. He. and. I are���������co-speculators in it. Yoil are now to come  in. Mr. Barthelemy"���������he turned to  the proprietor of the Amaranth���������  "Mr. Barthelemy is already acquainted with what you have done at Ash-  ininster,.. at my suggestion and on  my instructions. Mr. Barthelemy approves."  Mr. Barthelemy nodded his great  ii cad. and tapped his fingers together.  "Excellent, excellent'" he said unct-  nouslyl "A very nice beginning���������  nothing could have been better. I  congratulate. Mrs. Tressingham,  heartily."     ���������; '  Hilda nodded her acknowledgments. Then she turned sharply on  von  Roon.  "Come!" she said. "What is it?  The   scheme."  Von Roon smiled, and drew his  chair nearer to the table.  "Yes," he said, "the scheme. It is  a very simple thing���������in idea, and lo  loll. Listen, then. This young Mr.  Islington has been appointed Civil  Lord of the Admiralty. He will accordingly come into possession of  all the secrets of the- Admiralty. He  is, therefore, a person lo know. Now  ������������������you  know  him.     Eh?"  "And."   said   Barthelemy,   watching  Hilda    closely,     "Airs.     Tressingham  .will   no   doubt   make  it  hcr  business  to know hint better���������much better."  ' Hilda gave  Barthelemy a look and  turned lo von Roon.  "What do you want?" shc asked in  a matter-of-fact tone.  "This," answered von Roon. "There  will shortly be in existence, on paper, for very secret circulation only  ���������amongst those of the Government  ���������who arc particularly interested in it,  a scheme for an important���������a most  important���������development in the future arrangements of the British  Navy. It is so important that, to  possess knowledge of it, those for  whom .wi���������Mi*. Barthelemy and my-  ���������self���������are acting, will pay a great  , price. Naliirally, this young man  will be in possession of the papers  relating to this scheme. And"���������-he  ised   for a     moment    and     looked  "You realize that it will not'be an  easy matter," observed Hilda.  "We realize that it will not be at  all an easy matter," "replied von  Roon.  "Then perhaps you have some suggestions to make as to how I am to  do it?" she said.    "Tell me them."  But von Roon shook his head with  i a smile* and Barthelemy spread   out  ihis plump fingers. ���������  [ "No!" said von Roon. "As to the  method and manner, we would rath-  : er leave that to you. As a -woman,  ! you will have no difficulty in evolv-  j ing your own scheme. Pursue your  i own  plans���������it is better."  "Far better," agreed Bartnclem'v.  "Unaided."  "Very well," said Hilda, aftcr a  pause. "Very well. I shall do my  best.    And now, what do I get?"  The question was prompt. Yon  Roo.n's ansvv*er came as promptly. "1  "Place that paper in my hands for  one hour and you shall have five  thousand pounds," he said.  "Cash," supplemented Barthelemy.  "Cash!"  Hilda nodded without speaking.  Presently she rose. The two men  rose w*itli her.  "That is all���������just now," said Barthelemy, looking at von Roon.  "Ah!" answered von Roon. "For  the present."  They moved towards the door, but  Hilda  suddenly  paused.  "A moment,' 'she said. "Mr. Barthelemy, on my return tonight I noticed  a new member of the club. A man,  Mr. Richard A vory.  to know* who is he?  Barthelemy, lifting  door, paused in the  wouderinglv at Hilda  "Mr. Richard Avory ?>' he said.  "Why yes, I know him. Of course  I know everyone who joints the  Amaranth. You, too, then, know  him?"  "I  have met him  once.  Under  cir-  "  surprising  at  cumstanccs which made it  to me to meet him���������here.'  Barthelemy stared at her;  then  von Roon.    And Hilda went on:  "I met this Mr. Avory at the Ellington's at lunch. He seemed to mc  to be���������well, in pursuit of Miss Marcia Ellington. Now, they are so very  Puritanical and priggish that "  Barthelemy laughed, waving -a  hand.  "Ah, my dear madam, the young  man is in pursuit of his young lady's  fortune!" he said.- "I know all..about  that little matter. Re-assure yourself, Mr. Avory has been known to  me for some time.    lie is���������all right."  "Oh!" said Hilda, taken aback.  "Well, I only thought that it might  bc a little awkward for me, as things  are, to be meeting Miss Ellington's  young man at the Amaranth. You  see?" -'   _      ,  Barthelemy  waved  his  hand  again.  "It is all right���������all right!" he said.  "Re-assure yourself, then, my dear  lady. I know all the frequenters of  tbe Amaranth. And now"���������he looked at his companions���������"a little play,  perhaps an hour, eh?" .  Now,   I   want  Do you?"  a   hand   to   the  action,   looking*  hopes, but Ayliom he considers to be  a little raw and more than a little  rash. As for Hilda, she stood for a  second or two drumming her slender  fingers on the table from which they  had just risen; when "she looked up  it was to give Mr. Barthelemy a  quick, curious glance in which there  was a certain amount of suspicion.  "Before I say anything about that  Mr. Barthelemy," she said, "I'm going to ask you a question and I expect a straight answer. Is Isidore  Bernstein still coming here?"  Mr. Barthelemy glanced at von  Roon and smiled. It was a smile .of  knowledge and understanding, and a  swift one; he turned and transferred  it to Hilda, but in the mere act of  turning it became transformed and  showed itself to hcr as a fatherly and  almost protecting smile; a smile tha*t  would have done credit to a patriarch.  "My dear lady!" said Mr. Barthelemy, "you have been out of town.  Consequently vou have not heard tiie  news."  "Having had little else to do," retorted Hilda, "I have read the Times  and thc Morning Post from the front  page to the last every day���������every  scrap  of  them."  (To Be Continued.)  CHAPTER X.  Hereditary Passion  For a moment these three people,  all concerned with each other in more  than one venture, yet conscious thai  each had ventures which were peculiarly their own individual affairs,  eyed-one another narrowly. Mr.  Barthelemy looked at his two companions as a highly respectable spiel* sunk. The more submarines are for-  er might be supposed to regard twojeed to depend upon their torpedoes,  eligible flies for whom-he entertains | as the arming of merchant ships-in-  a wish that they could bc transform-1 creases,   the   less   effective,     they  are  Not-Effective With Torpedo Only  Iii the French official report of losses of merchantmen by submarines it  is especially signified tliat of twenty-  eight attacked, eighteen escaped,  twelve of them from gunfire. -Only  two vessels attacked with guns  were  Fly Poison Perils  A Recent Bulletin Contains Warping  Against All Composed of  Arsenic  In the war on flies there is peri!  iu the use of arsenic '">oison. Tlic  press repoits of poison cases are appalling, especially when one realizes  that they show only a fraction of the  actual number. But this fraction'  amounted to 106 cases in the past  three years, a large percentage of  which were fatal. All because people use arsenic fly paper or thc arsenic poison cans to. rid their homes  of flies, putting this deadliest of all  poisons within children's reach.*  Doctor Ernest A. Sweet, . passed  assistant surgeon of the United  States Public Health Service has this  to say in a public health report bulletin, entitled "The Transmission of  Disease by Flies," mention should be^  made merely for the purpose of condemnation of those fly poisons composed of arsenic. Fatal cases of the  poisoning of children through the  use of such compounds are far too  frequent, and owing to the resemblance of arsenical poisoning to summer diarrohea and cholera Infantum it  ed into members of his own species .-  Von' Roon regarded Hilda with a  certain anxiety���������'the sort of anxiety  that one sometimes sees in the eyes  of an older and more experienced  player of a game who is put in  charge  of  a   tvro  of   whom   hc    has  proving.���������New   York   World.  A carman charged with overloading his horse was asked how heavy a  load hc had on his truck. "About a  ton," hc replied, "but it was. all light  stuff."  is ocueveu mat the cases reported  do not, by any means, comprise the  total: Arsenical fly destroying devices must therefore be rated as extremely dangerous and should' never  be used, even if other measures are  not  at  hand.."  With this government .warning',  mothers should find other means to  keep the home clear of flies. A can  of arsenic R"Jr ���������oo'sV-.j* <~,r a ^^iice*^  containing the arsenic paper, carelessly set on a window sill, is nrvit*  ing disaster to the little ones.  We have ceased talking about th������  H.C.L. Hereafter we will -say "the  high cost of trying to live."���������Life.-  ������*    -  pan*-  must havc  for an hour,  You    umlcr-  kc.nly   at     Hilda���������"we  Uteni.     I'.uen if il be but  we  must   liave.  them!  stand?"  Hilda made uo immediate answer.  Instead she stretched her haild across  the table and picked up a cigarette  from an open c/ise whieh Barthelemy  had laid down before him. The club  proprietor hastened to"- supply her  with a mal eh,  "Now," she said after she had  Hinoked the cigarette half way  through, during whieh time the. two  men watched her silently, "when is  Ibis paper likelv to be in this man's  bands?"  "Probably about the middle of tlu*  coming November," replied von Roon  wiih   promptitude.  '" V .in   .'.ui   lell   ihal   <o   .'   u * (it  "To  a   week���������yes."  "lhu, how shall I know when he  it* in possession of il? lt is not a  thing that will be announced in the  newspapers," remarked Hilda. Von  Noon smiled.  "We. shall be. able to tell yon the  ,'xail moment when it is in hi*** pos-  M'ssion," he answered. "\\'r. have  -.'.',.'.'.*." ;-.'Miv<*<" ������*.��������� 'iifni'inalion. Out,  Ihere is no way of getting thai paper  ������;<���������������  likelv a*-'   through���������you."  VV.      N.      U.      116G  /  1  1  HWi.^M*������JJ''^l*llliJ**Ml������'^  m**i*****Um***m*****tm.mm..*,^,*Lm*,,^~ '  <<r^ Mp.lJ'.^i.j.ffl*-f;'1|Hl'ri1r.l|,''*li'. ������fll*li4lii*ll* ���������SZmSGSR&SSSSglll*^  rr  THE  CRESTOK  REVIEW  fl  5*-���������?���������  ||  KM'  Iii'  Hand Painted  CHINA  Large  assortment just in.  Hundreds to choose  from.  Cheaper than ever.  Bon Bon Dishes, Plates  Cups and Saucers, Cake  Plates, Fruit Boivls, Vases  Berry Sets, Cream and  Sugar,   Teapots,  &c. <8zc*  Call and see our line.  Local and Personal  ui \vm\\ us tig wduim uu>  Phone 67 -        ORESTON  B. C.  SB  riui  Wfesissals acd Btlai  US  718 Third Ave. S.  LETKBR.D6E  Phone 727  Alta.  OUR MOTTO:  -'Experience proves it is  SERVICE and RESULTS  that count."  We can handle Fruits, &c.  from more shippers.  Try us.     Results so far.  good.  DEALEBXNg  Bift-h nfaec Onii-to Q>mi Chnoc  a%������ uiuao uuugo aigu o huso  Saddle and Harness*  Repairing a Speciatly  District Meeting  J. T. Black, Nelson, provincial police  chief, was a visitor here on Tuesday,  returning the same evening.  Although the end. of the season is in  sight raspberry shipments from the  Valley are still averaging 100 crates a  day.  See our window display of new  china, just opened. Come in and inspect our line of quick cookers.���������F. H.  Jackson.  Mrs. A. Manuel and one of the boys  are holidaying for a couple of weeks  with friends at Biairmore, Frank aud  Bellevue, Aita.  Poui/nt-y ForSalk���������90 two-mouths  old chickens, also 90 one-year old hens.  White Leghorns, going cheap for  cash.���������T. Ti-fcvelyan, Creston.  Very close to $500 hits already been  collected in poll tax in the Creston  Valley, and there are still a few more  liable who have not liquidated as yet.  Oreston band and orchestra have  been secured to supply the. music for  the ladies' guild dance in the Parish  Hall on the evening of Labor Day,  Sept. 3rd.  i  i R. B. Masterton was a visitor at  j Cranbrook a couple of days the early  j part of the week. He motored down  | with C. H. Clair, who returned to  I Coleman  on Tuesday.  j The English Church Suuday School  j scholars had their usual summer  i outing on Wednesday, when au after-  j noon of games, etc., followed by sup-  | per was held at the Parish Hall.  j Mr. aud Mrs. A. M. Morrison and C.  A. Clair of Coleman motored through  the latter part of the week, for a short  visit, with Mr. and Mrs. Manuel, the  tivo i.orn.iei* con^mum^ *. n a ^n^. x,ry uu-3  coast.  At their August meeting last Friday  night Creston Womens' Institute  selected Mrs. H. B. Downs as delegate  to the Kootenay W.I. convention to  be held at Cranbrook the fore part of  September.  WI. Anstie of Reyelstoke was chosen  Liberal candidate for "West Kootenay  at the party nominating convention  at Revelstoke on Tuesday. The Conservatives are expected to re-nominate  R. F. Green.  There is some demand at present  for game licenses but due to the closed  season for grouse the rush for these  permitsis not expected to be as great  as a year ago, when 219 of them of all  classes were issued.  The girls who passed the recent  high school exams, and who will be  attending school out of town tbe  coming term, were given an informal  sendoff in the shape of a dance at the  Auditorium on Tuesday night.  Things generally will be fairly  active hereabouts next month. On  the 5th the Women's Institute fall  fair. The 13th the fair at Cranbrook,  and some date at the end of the month  the big drainage meeting   at Creston.  Pigs For Sale���������Two brood sows  for sale, one year old. L. Leamy������  Oreston.  Mrs. Henderson and children left on  Wednesday to spend a few days with  friends at Kitchener.  Mr. and Mrs. W. C. Adlard of Cran ���������  brook were here for the week-end,  guests of his brother and Mrs. Jas.  Adlard.  Machine Oil.���������We have several  gallons of it, the best to be had.  While it last $1 per gallon.���������F. H.  Jackson.  Furniture ani> Household  Effects For Sale.���������Also house tc  rent. Apply Mrs. Attridgk,  Creston.  The board of trade bave named  Saturday, Sept. 29, as the date of the  big international drainage conference  at Creston.  ferry to & new location hear the Goat  River bridge, was forwarded Engineer  McPherson this week. With bnt one  exception every permanent resident  across the river signed the list, which  also contained the signatures of many  at-present absentee land owners.  The directors of the Western Belle  Mining Co.-���������a sextette of Porthill and  Spokane financiers���������were here on  Monday for a special meeting of the  company. The company have some  200 tons of ore on the dump at the  property up Summit Creek-and have  just secured enough finance to go on  with a 1000-foot tunnel.   They will be  shipping ore to Trail the early part of  next year.  Fall Fair���������Through a printer's  error a special prize offered by Andy  Miller does not appear in the prize  list. He offers one dozen rosebushes  to the lady taking the most prizes at  the exhibition, the bushes to be delivered in the spring. The directors  haye just been advised that/the  government prize for the best in  packed apples by pupils of the 1917  school has been cut to $7.50, $5 and  $2.50, instead of just double that  amount in each case. Three, instead  of five, boxes are to be shown.  The yearly financial district meeting  uf the MeSthodist Church of the East  Kootenay District will be held in the  Methodist Church, Creston on Mon-  day and Tuesday next. On Monday  night, Aug. 20th, a, public meeting  and cougregattoual rally will be held  in the church. Addresses will be given  bv Rey. J. II. White, D.D., and Rev.  J. F. Shaw of Fernie, and Thos. Key-  worth of Cranbrook. interspersed with  songs, etc.. and light refreshments  M-i'ved at the close.  J. G. Savage, of the fruit firm of  Plnnkett & Savage, Calgaay, accompanied by his wife, were week end  visitors at Creston. Mr. Savage is  just returning from a motor trip  through the fruit section of the Okanagan ns well.  Mr. Richardson, Fort Steele, this  year's Masonic D.D.G.M. for East  Kootenay, is expected to pay the  Creston lodge an official visit the  latter part of the month. It is possible Grand Master Oorsan of Fernie  will accompany him.  The fair directors are busy trying to  arrange a special train from Creston  to Cranbrook for the fair in that tewn  on Sept. 13th.  Horse ani> Harness For Sale���������  Heavy work horse and set heavy  hai ness, quiet animal, harness in good  shape.   Apply Review Office.  Miss Jean Spiers of Oak Lake. Man.,  who has been a guest of her brother,  and Mrs. J. D. Spiel's, for the past  month, left for home on Saturday.  Mrs. J. A. Bain and children of  Pincher Creek, Alta., arrived on  Thursday last to spend a few weeks  with Mrs. R. S. Smith, Mr. Bain being  absent on overseas service.  R. Helme, who is in charge of the  Dominion Express Co. business in  B.C., accompanied by Mrs. Helme, of  Vancouver, are. here for a few days'  with Mi*, and Mrs. John Hobden.  The game regulations for this season  have just been issued. The one startling change is that no grouse m������ay be  shot this year. The deer season opens  on Sept. 1st, and ducks and geese on  Sept. 15th.  J. F. Rose left on Monday for  Reyelstoke where he attended the  nominating convention of the West  Kootenay Liberals the following  evening, as delegate of the Creston  Valley association.  Creston's school population is .rejoicing mightily at., present. The  trustees are notified that school opening has been postponed a week, and  the session vvill not start how until  Tuesday, Sept. 4th.  Mr. Browson, the joew principal of  Creston school, accompanied by Mrs.  Browson, arrived on Wednesday  from the coast, where they have spent  the summer holiday. They are taking  a house on Victoria Avenue.  R. Sinclair Smith, vvho went overseas with the first Canadian contingent almost three years ago, has  completed an officer's training course  in an English military school, and has  graduated with the rank of lieutenant.  The final payments on strawberries,  along with all the other fruit handled  in July, was made by the Union on  Tuesday. The average price for the  season on strawberries is $2.57 per  crate, and the Union handled 2803  crates of them.  I  kWrnm-B^mi^O-iV Sz&OSBfiS������  Gordon Spiers miraculously escaped  .t fatal accident on Monday afternoon.  He had gotten hold of a number of  dynamite caps and while in the act of  driving one of them into a plank it  i*xploded, badly injuring him in one  arm arid leg. as well as the abdomen.  The strange feature of the affair is  I but the cap that exploded was the  lift h one be bad used the hammer on.  the other four having, apparently,  been spoiled by water. lie wiih taken  io Dr. Henderson"*-- surgery where bin  injuries were attended to, and he is  nuw coniing around iik well as could  !)���������* rxpectcd.  Tlii* M'.boo] trustees have their  regular AugiiHt hchhioii on Monday  night next. Ho far only one tender  has com.- in for the supply of wood for  l lie school this mini.  I-'. Aik.n ih. in town Ibis \v������-������*U after  j-pfiiding some linn* npHummit <*.���������<���������.-It.  lb- u-p.iit*. tl.;t.t thi-   bad foi'M,t th-f up  tliere played havoc   with   a couple of  limits in the riei^hboi hood of I lie Yale-  /���������   i i,:,.   i. ,1,11,,...  The train stop at Smith's crossing  was discontinued on Tuesday, the  berry shipments having fallen to  about a dozen crates a day. Now a  fruit shed has been built thore it is  likely the C.P.R. will be asked to  make tnat point a flag station.    .  Fred Ryckman, Indian constable, of  Cranbrook, was here for a fow days  fishing at Summit Crook tho latter  part of tbe week. Mist* Ella Ryckman, who has been visiting hor  mother at the ranch" here for a  couple of weeks returned on Monday.  '���������Frisky," one of tho best known  equines in the HpierH livery triable,  v.-;.:. 1:111 p.d by :i v.'fi'.lbonrid freight  north of town on Monday morning.  Owing to his easy-driving non-shy  habits this Hteed wiih very popular  vvith lady drivers and his piiemlng is  mourned accordingly.  The absence of the Indians tbe last  two weeks, who are away helping  eh*H cbi'ifs at renei'Vcis ai'iowi the  line,   orated   an   acute   shortage   of  bray pivkcr.'  fact that tin  Hint lhc price for picking  up  an high  i.jj llm-.-i. j'j.������.Ij.' it j'iiij  ������i������i uninc   *���������;������ tt<'b<'H.  an  Their .'ib"crH*'* and tin*  fruit  is  getting  Hoaroo  We purpose having on sale in a few  days a very large consignment of  graniteware, which will sell' at prices  below to day's cost. It will pay you  to replenish your stock from this  shipment. Watch for announcement  next week.���������S. A. Speers.  G. Mawson, who is one of the 1000  employees at the smelter at Trail  arrived on Sunday to spend a ton-day  vacation with his parents here. Now  that an ample supply of coke is available tho big smelting plant is operating tho largest force in its history.  If thore is a likely looking lot of  prl/.CH offered it is likely Creston  Women's Institute will send along a  display of fancy worlc to the Cranbrook fair, in conjunction with tho  showing of products tbe board of  trado is making at that exhibition this  , year.  The absence of the Indians from  town is explained in the fact that this  is a sort of general election time with  them. Last wook it was Bonner's  Ferry whore an advisory chief had to  be chosen, ami from there thoy proceeded t������> Cusock, Wnah., where a  similar function was staged,  The latest list of  CanadianH   to re  ooive  the Military   Croan   uIiowh  the  name of Capt. U. G. Bennett, who ban  been ovoritoa'i with an artillery corpn  for ovor two years,    lie  Is a brother  i       . .    f.     ���������������*. i ������ *     t. , m   ������   .  1,1.   \'.   \>,    <>J  IIIJJ   11,     ,11      <.   I J .JJJ'.J,     .J..JU   tit.'  fore enlisting w/ih  vvith the Bank of  Montreal at Lumlvy, B.C.  Tlu* ricci'SHinj"   pet 11 Ion   iiJil<i������ijr   for  lhe  removal  of the   Kootonav   River  SHIP US YOUR CREAM  ma  wm  Sweet Cream Butterfat 42c per Ih.  Sour Cream Butterfat 40c per lb*  f.o.b. Nelson  WRITE US FOR SHIPPING TAGS  Curlew Creamery Co.  NELSON, B.C.  BOX 1192  J  an  Just Opened  Cottons  Flannelettes  "We are pleased to announce that our  shipment of White Cottons  in  '������������������:;.        A '������������������'     "  Jjmgcloihs, Shirtings,v_  Cambrics, Nainsooks  Bridal Cloths  Lawns* &c.  White and Striped  Flannelette  have arrived.  The above goods are marked as  low as possible, and are now on sale.  PLEASED TO  SHOW YOU.  Oreston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  We carry a complete  stock of  Lumber, Lath  and Shingles  when in need of any-  nJLZ   L-UkiliiM*^  HkM.  n.kii.k3  1*  %m������0mkmi  and   get   our   prices.  "-mill*-BC*-*'  1 BBBUlhiTlB'     PffininQnif  B.UGBIUUB       mJEBIUUIIj  LIMITED  ir.n..������*ww-.i������y<'H'nmiiM������iw  MM

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