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Creston Review Sep 21, 1917

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So near as we can figure it out Ores-  ton stuff was entered in 80 different  sections of the fair.and all told captured at least .90 prize tickets of which  50 were firsts and 40 seconds.  Of course the ^big clean up was in  the  four  fruit departments���������applas,  nlntnia.     tntxava    sjnrl     m������ho       In     ovanv  t ��������� ������     i     ���������������������������     -'-������������������������'���������      ���������������     **,���������.. j  section in these lines, save the *'Any  other variety ciabs," all the first and  second prizes came to the Creston.  "Valley, although there was some show  e>f competition from orchards in the  country tributary to Cranbrook. The  awards we did not carry off in crabs  were won by a variety that the list of  awards classes as Anon, and bn these  two Cranbrook ranchers scored a win.  . In the roots and;' vegetables Creston  peeled off 13 firsts and 10 seconds in a  showing in 17 different classes*   'Note-'.  ������*������rfchyy*'i>������^  ' Rbb^Stark^ymSf:-i^,^^aII-:.^he^CB^Bage''  prizes; Ed. Machon, whose water and  muskmelon got the red tickets, and in  tomatoes, where W. 6. Littlejohn got)  first on the ci-ate, Vith S. W. Fraser  second, and on the plate show Roy  Staples was irt front, with Mr. Littlejohn second. -In winter {wheat D. _G.  Lyon led the : field and in -field corn?  Mrs. McKelvey gets first with E. E.  Cartwright second. In Swede turnips, field carrots, parsnips, citron and  onion as. well Creston led the field.  In the roots classes honorable mention  is due Mr. Machon 'who landed three  tirsts nnd two seconds on ten entries.  The quality of Creston flowers is  shown in the one entry made landing  a first prize. Incidentally this was a  boquet that was not taken down for  shown purposes, but more as a try-it-  jnst-for-luek , incident; was placed in  competition. These lyere Mrs. For-,  roster's sweet peas���������the same sort as  won here at the Institute fair. ���������  In the dairy section there wus  nothing to it but Creston. In dairy  butter, in which only four firsts and  two seconds were available, Mrs. W.  V. Jackson annex ted the quartette of  red tickets and Mrs. Walmsley got  erne of the twe> seconds. Mi>s. Jackson  wnB equally fortunate in the art department getting thrice firsts on threo  entries. In thesame department Mrs.  Walmsley also brought home a first  and a second on two ontrien. In  ladies work, too, Mrs. Walnisloy  Moored a first and two seconds on five  entries. Just what othor successes  thero woro in tho ladles' work line wo  cannot state as tho official list of winners has not come to hand yot. In the  chion for picklco Orcoton'o only entry  landed a red card, Mrs. G. Cartwright  nailing flint hi thee-olluoliun of canned  vegetables.  Of thc 42 ranches ropi'escnteel by exhibits at tho; fair at least 29 of them  brought home ono or moro prizes.  Thu beat showing at the exhibition is  made by M������-������. W. V. .iuckbon who  captured a total of eight flrat prizca em  nine entries, her only failure bolng hi  tho fancy work, whoro a child'u drons  failed t<������ got a ticket. J. W. Hamilton" la occond with ono flrat and two  socondo on three chanccH in tho fruit  HcctioiiH. 1.).G. Lyon haa throe fh'Hte  and two ut'cnndiito������d*io\v fornix cntrlou  -all bnt one on yogotahles. A. L.  Carnerem enn rhilm two llri?t������ on fenir  ���������'iitrit'H.    'i'lie* official lint of winn<>i*H iu  all classes (except fancy work) in which  Creston people showed follows:  EARLY WINTER APPLES  Plate Kings���������Mrs"W S Ryckman,  W  V Jackson. f  Plate Jonathans���������W G Littlejohn, J.  M Craigie.  A.O, V;    Plate    Winter   Banana,    A  Cameron; plate Cox Orange, W G  Littlejohn.  FALL APPLES  Plate   Duchess���������Henry   Lyne,    W A  McMurtrie.  Plate Red Astrachans���������J W Hamilton, K Andrew    :  Plate Mcintosh Reds���������A Cameron. W  G Littlejohn.  Plate Wealthy���������D S Timmons, Mrs S  A Speers.  Plate Gravenstein���������W -. G Littlejohn.  R J Long.  Plate   A.O.V.  Cellini    Pippin���������J    M  Craigie; Alexander, J "W Hamilton  CRAB APPLES  Plate   Hyslops-^D  S'Tintimons,   Jas  Compton.  -Plate Transcendeht^-R B ; Staples, D  A^OIV.,/ Anem���������Mrs J Slieslit,  Cran-  btook; Frank Worthirigton, do.  'Tomatoes���������R B Staples,   W   G Littlejohn.  Onions,   white or   yellow���������Geo Huscroft, S W Fraser.  Beans, dwarf���������^! -M������-ichon,  G Richer,  Cranbrool������   ,  Kohl    Rabi���������Geo   ~Ashworth,   Cranbrook; D.G JL������yon.  Crate tomatoes���������W G Littleje>hn, SW  Fraser.  Creston on Saturday morning, and.it  appears he bad been at* Lewis Island  ori business ������ai'lier in the week, and it  was supposed he.; had made the trip  both ways with Glaser, whereas Clubb  went through to Boswell instead of  returning to the Lewis place.  As yet no further details are to  hand, and apparently the boat the  unfortunate Glazer was drowned from  has not been located. As the body is  commonly supposed to take nine days  to rise to the surface, and as it is now  that many days since the mishap, the  mystery may be finally cleared up  within the week.  Winter wheat���������D   G  Clure, Cranbre������ok.  Field Corn���������Mrs  Cartwrisrht. ,  Lyem,   N   Mc-  A   McKelvey,   E E  Jackson,  J W  PEARS  Plate Bartlett���������W. V  Hamilton.  PlateClapp's Favorite���������Thos Goodwin,  Mrs M Young.  Plate Flemish Beauty-?-Mrs Ryckman,  Mrs Ryckman.-  A.O.V. Plate Keifers   Hyl���������D S Timmons, Mrs. Ryckman.      ,  Box Bartlett Pears���������W V Jackson.   ,  PLUMS  Plate Italian Prunes���������E Haskins, Jas  Compton.  Plate   Bradshaw���������E Haskins,  W   V  Jackson.  Plate Lombard���������W V Jackson.  Plate Yellow Egg���������W V Jackson, Mra  .. Ryckman.  Plate Columbia���������Mrs Ryckman, Mrs  Ryckman. ,  A.O.\ .���������W V Jackson,   M McCarthy.  Bpx;Plums���������Mrs Ryckman.  Box Early Winter Apples���������W V Jaeik-  son, Tims Goodwin.  Box Fall  Apples���������W V Jackson,   T  Goodwin.  Special���������5-box display  Fall-Apples���������  *   W V Jackson. AS Fitzgerald.  Box Crab Apples���������Thos Goodwin, Roy  Staples.  BUTTER  Three nound-dairy prints���������Mrs W V  Jackson, N  McOlure, Cranbrook.  Five pound crock dairy butter���������Mrs  W V Jackfion, Mrs M Walmsley,  Special for threo 1-pound dairy prints  Mra W V Jackson.  Special for five-pound crock of dairy  butter���������Mrs W V Jackson.  VEGETABLES and ROOTS  Swodo turnips���������D G Lyon, E Machon  Field   enrrot���������W   V   *.TiickHon,  D   G  Lyon.  Parsnips���������Mr������ McKolvoy,  J Mitchell.  Cranbrook.  Cabbage���������Hobt   Stark,    J    Mitchell,  Cranbrook.  Mvh   .1  T/ildei   corn���������Gnc������  On\*t'wt*l[������ht  Bronnan, Ft. Stoolo.  Rod cabbage���������Robt Stark.  Round table hoot���������John Levott, Cranbrook. W V Jackuon.  Mangolds���������J   Mitchell, Cranbrook; V  Putnam.  Table'      cucumber���������Qe>o      Ahhwoith,  <h*aubrook; Kd Machon.  "vVjiii<rui������i<Mi���������i'jei jviacnon.  MuFiknudem���������Kd Miwhon.  Citron���������H W FruHi*r, IC K <Cartwright,  ART DEPARTMENT  Landscape,     oil     painting���������Mrs     M  Walmsley.  Oil painting, flowers���������Mrs W V Jackson, E M McKowan, Cranbrook.  Painting on  velvet���������-Ida VE Campsall,  Cran brook; Mis Wal rnsley, Ci-eston  Landscape (chalk-) -Mrs W V Jackson.  Geonieti-y drawirigr���������Mrs W V Jack-  ���������, son.   :���������-.'     . Ar-'..;.'.  .'.. '...CpOKERY' :aPaAa  Canned -vegetabiei-w���������Mrs .Geo   Cartwright, MrsivLester Clapp, Cran-  _'. brook.'Vy^;'':'y'.-'V;.".' '   x- "-.,'.  ���������'** VTheworitof ^^tirigthe^Wbitsseit  np^^ properly took all the pleasm-eout  of the occasion for "Messrs. W. V.  Jetekson anel Gibbs, wrin had charge of  it. The local freight that took it to  Cranbrook did not >reach there until  long after midnight Tuesday, and as  all exhibits had to be set up r������ady foi*  judging before noon (in. Wednesday  even a start at 6 ev'clock that morning  did not give sufficient time tocompleta  the work until slightly after noon of  Wednesday. Thanks, however, to the  courtesy of Se<:retftry McDermott and  the other "fair officials the time to  commence judging was extemded  sufficiently to allow of. the' arranging  of the big list of stuff in good shape.  In this connection, too, a good \ve>rd  is due A, McL. Fletcher, Dominion  fruit in spec-tor, ami Alex. Duperry,  who were in Onnbreiok at the time,  for volunteering to Kelp with the work  of getting* the stuff placed right���������a  job' that necessitated at 'Imist live hours  of steady going .Wednesday, and a  very lain dinner in the Imrgain.  Tho Cretiton display was royally  welcomed by the Cranbro(������k pi-ople;  without the mammoth display from  Creston the show in the main building  would have been hardly as attractive-  as it was. In addition to tho directors  citizens generally were loud in their  praise of Creston's enterprise on the  occasion.  . Taking into account the immense  satisfaction thc effort gave, as woll as  the all round success' of tho venture���������  financially as well as from the publicity  standpoint���������rit would scum assured  thnt Creston's display at tho fair will  again be a regular feature of the East  Kootenay exhibition.  All tho fruit and vngetabloH mIiowu  woro bought up' readily, tho Cranbrook Jobbens. Ltd., buying tho whole  lot, much to tho regret of many citizens, who wero willing to pay for nl-  moHt ovory thing shown. The butter  exhibited found speedy sale at top  prices, somo of the prize* stuff fetching  aa high as 75 centa a pound.  Mrs. C. M. Loasby spent several  days with Cranbrook friends last  week, taking in the big fair.  Mrs. R. Dennes is home from an extended visit With friends at Vanconver  and other coast points,  Mr. and Mrs. Ross, Mrs. North.and  Mrs. Gallant were calling on'Creston  friends on Monday.  * .Mi's. Aspey and Mrs; Loasby were  Creston visitors'on Tni-sday feu* the  meeting of the Red Cross Society.;  Haying operations are on at- ful!  swing at Lewis Island. Ike is helping  to be able to stack at least 250 te>ns for  the winter feeding. .     : ��������� -���������  Rey.; R. E. Pow took Presbyterian  service here on Tuesday night. We  understand this will be his last visit  here as he has resigned the pastorate  at- Crestbhi"  Rev. J. Sr."Mahood will  be along "fe>r  English Church seryice next Tuesday  evening. *'Owing te> missing theuhoat  four w'eeks ago ifc is-yne>w two months  since %ve haVe* had divine service ,e>f  ;an'ys6rt.'  ���������'       '���������,"'���������'��������� Pa aa-'a^-'PP   v   :k  A-AH^:yyv;^'*--r?&'7'-'Sfv*-r.-.^������'^-t:-^iA^Apj,Af:r 'a*^,.  W. H. Morris was beitli...a Cresloh  ���������-������������������������������������       .       ..-������������������-.- :.:~ii .."���������        ,>������������������    -���������  .     ���������   vr-"-~;  and Nelson visitorv the latter part';'of-  f.V.^v   .mrr.nl.;'     ��������� *TlwA- r.Xm^'..t.      ��������� J?    ��������� ,~x.   j . .- JJ'.'.      . x".  .Klv  WrSn..'    J.IIC Sl-UIJIV     V/l     1VCI  hdiius ������l(  Hotel Sifthii* - wiii be practically all  needed: before"tfie coming eif preihibi-  tibn on Oct. 1st." "���������'  am***. *m\      ***w* jgm^ ^  But One Drowned  Tho reported drowning of Miko  Glaacr and Jon Clubb him been cleared  up sufficiently to report tlmt Mr.  Clubb waa not a piu;uungoi* with tho  )|)I,J     |Vf������>       Uiui!,...       t\*t       UFA,lnn>.rl..������       ,������������.        J  ���������   ���������     .   ..... .*....j,     .,.    ..X..V  week, anel   so far au can  bo learned  GI.uji r iiiikIii thu iii-i4i(4*ei trip iileme.  Hla Hiippoaed partner turnod up at  Miss Miiriel Kneitt is* Canyon City's  representative at the fruit fair at Nelson this week.    She left on  Tuesday.  ��������� Je>hn Huscroft is back with the Company again, and has taken charge of  loaeling at the Ross camp.  Both thei caterpillars are working in  great shape these days, making three  round trips and hauling three trueks  each time.  The clearing back e>f the mill had  the finishing touches put to it last  week, when , foreman Simpson and  crew put th<"> fire into the brush and  piles of stumps,on the property.^  Geo. Leach ujhd K. Boadway are in  partnerships bn a hay-cutting contract  on the flats, this month, and are  stacking up the feed in grenit shape  these fine days.  This section had the heaviest, rainstorm in months on Monday, for a  short time the downpour sconied to bo  in bucketsful.  D. G. Syonand Mr. SamnelRon, both  of whom sent exhibits to- tho Cranbrook fair last week, succeeded in getting some of tho prize-ineiney. Mr.  Ly<������n landed threo firsts and two  soconds on hia^ix on tries.  Dr. llondcijsoii and Gen. Ilenelroii of  Creston wore-visitors bore on Monday  and judging by the houuiIh of heavy  artilleyy they must have been socking  nothing smaller than bhicktuil doci*,  lnoone or buffalo.  Mill foronmn Fan Ik lien* and crew are;  keeping the mill output well up to  capacity thone daya, with an averngo  cut. of 4H anel R0 thoiiHand feet almoot  dally. ,   .  The iiearcHt te big game killing that  hiiHOccurrod'thlH aoason to elate waa  the exploit of Dad Xpplln, thc genial  notter. wholfi reported to havo Imiught  down a <le>or emo day laat week but  ung ^napes  Well for Meeting  So far there has been onlyone slip  in the originally-planned scheme of  things for. the drainage, conference  here on Sept., 28th and 29th. The  miscue, too, is unavoidable. Dr. King, ���������'  minister of works, has been summoned  to Ottawa to finally arrange matters  for the conduct of the selective draft  exemtion boai-ds. He* will* .be in the  Dominion capital until Sept. 25th.  In his unavoidable absence there is  eyery reason to expect Hem. John  Oliver, minister e>f agriculture here,  along with Mr. pattullo, head of the  lands department, as the government  representatives; Controller Youngand  Engineer Biker of the water rights  branch; and Engineer Foi*de, the  Dominion supei*visiug engineer for  BC.  John Keen and J. H. Schofield,  M.P.P.'s will be| along, as well as F.  A. Starkey, head of the associated  boards of trade; either Capt. Brown  or A. C. Harshaw for the C.P.R.; W.  Anstie, the ~just^-nomiuated Liberal  candidate in West Ke>otenay; Mayor  Ande*ison of Kaslo, and numerous  others who have stated their intention  to be along if nothing unforseen  transpires in the interval.;  From the U.S. there will at least  two engineers who assisted in making  the survey; Senator Borah of "Washington, and possibly Senator Brady.  The Spokane 'Chamber of Commerce  will be represented, and there will be  a monster delegation from Jdaho  points, which will include.members of  the state legislature. '  At Bonners Ferry the utmost enthusiasm prevails, and from that  centre alone there will 'be afc le-ist 100  or' more" delegates. .The steamer  ^r^cei-j t ,^;isj:v>^  .^peciHl'ttiipiJMidApn^'cav^^^-Pf^i^h-  gers. Shey -will cptne right up to the  Goat River bridg?-*,.V.if , theV customs  rtiithorities will permit, so thiit-pepple  come that wayVwiJi'he brejtight e>n up  to town by Creston antes.  A canvass of the town eif Bonners  Forry- sh?>Ws that there are 30 automobile owners who have vevhm leered to  bring an auto load each te> Creston fen*  the 29th, anel several others were not  iu a positiefn to state lis yet whether  the^y couhl get away or not. but were*  arranging te that end. It will be nl-  uibsl. a holielay -for Bonners as the  two banks there are closing fe>r the  day, as well as either business places.  Undembtedly Chasten is in for a  visit from the largest and most  representative lot of visitors the place  has ever had, and eyery citizen must,  be prepareel to do his bit in any direction peissible to seie to it tliat the1  visitors are royally entertained and  accommodated.  t, .tttx.  J.J.J.JJJI4    JiiltJII     MIMIKIIIg    ll|������ III"  eanieat method to ge������t tlincarcasH home  dnrne*d if tho critter didn't, get up and  away on him.  Alice Siding  Dick Smith pulled out last week feu-  High River, Alta., where ho ia helping  out witlrthe prairie harvest. '  Mrs. Schaefer, who has spent the  past couplo eif weeks with her parenth  here, loft on 'Monday for her homo ut  Barons, Alta.  Alice Sieling exhibitors at the Cranbrook fair brought homo a fair share  of tho pfiy.es captured in tho board of  trade exhibit. ' Ed. Machon got three  firsts on. water and miiRkmolons as  well as on dwarf beans, while Mr. Mc-  Mnrtrio's Duchess apples landed  second prize.  Sorgt. Burnoy of Banff, Alta., a re*-  tucned soldier who Is recuperating  from nervoua breakdown, is apending  a fow lays with Mr. aud Mra. Wei hater  thia wook.  Lkniulo juui Mit..s ICutli i>mitii are  Ne'lf'ou viwitora tlila week fe������r tlm  annual fruit fair.  Another week of tin* <-xcolloiit  weather that hat, prewalled thia we'ek,  and tho biggeHt and hr*H|. buy orop  t'Ver gathered eiu the flatH will be in  alack.  ivoNigiieu iriiKt Iuih Heen reported  here an yet anel the* tomato irr<,w������>i> is  having about tho hejut yem- forHoiiin  (line, Hhipincntakce>pin|v: U|tHplendidly.  :*L.*.'?*i.i  ,:AZ:\  aPs:<  ^t.-'v-������  x'.'Vl  aWA  II  Wiwiiiaimi-ii  *************  mmmmmmmm.  mn  mi  \m ������'���������";_" A.  ���������a-*.-.*-.  p  B-i'  PP-'^^fit'W^^i^0^i^^0������^^^^^B>  ^&������A$Mrti&  WiMIS^^^M^iWBMMfMt  -Jtt-r.  ���������Hi*  ii  li  ft'  igt'.:  Si*-"?.  fit  1  1  ft:  a  if  I  i  I J*-  ������.  |y  If  I'l  the Ksvr&w. chestoh, s. a*  SS^R  ff* *������**>������������ K**<  A &RI-SHT TOBACCO OT-QB SINESE QUALIT������  Mill l  n        im.   u.  .J. ii .     m    ui j nil  t'tJJl.'L'.'LllIJIia.-'J.lgaj.L"11 ' nm nm i ii..i ���������UL'U-lU.g9l'  1* CENTS FEE PL06  L'Ml^-lLlSh'LMJ.HU> '������������������.'ffWWHttW  IHj-^U***    *********  IF  ^  AMARANTH  CLUB  ��������� BY ���������  J. S. FLETCHER  WARD. LOCK &CO.. LIMITED  Laa&m, M������tt*our%s. **. ~\~*n*i*  J>  tConun*^].")  I'u'   I'oibublt:  looked sorry.  "All!   he   said.       '"I'lu'u   that   establishment   wouldn't   suil   you.   ���������'iv.        I j  know   that   placv----I'm   soineiinies    on!  elay   duty   round   here.     lYs   un   earfyl  morning   place,   that,   sir.     You'll   ->ee  a brass plate on ihe  wall V>y  the door  -���������hoai?. seven n> ten  in the  ���������nornin'*;.  and  three  ������...>  six  in  Uie-aiieraoon.  \o|  Other,  sir." ]  n**.ere>;      nie'"     said      King.)  ten  in   ihe movuin.g!   Those j  early honr? indeed V"  ':     %ood     in any      oust outers,  "You  "Seven  arc vcr  "���������'jet.  th.ough  "I've seen .;  ing when t  -���������'clock. I couldn't s  about afternoon. Bui  1  complete. She worked like a skive j  in getting the house in order; the  tradesmen wlfom she employed declared that she gave them no mercy*,  und wus for ever hurrying them forward. Upholsterers and decorators  bad to work double tides to keep  pace with her demand!*; she was never oft" the premises; her watchful  eye was ever on them. Bttl slie knew  v hat she was doing, and in little  niore than a mouth after the Ash-  ������������������'instor election Mr. and Mrs. George  Ellington were duly installed in theiv  town house. And that do*-*?. Hilda)  told her brother that :dte hud iinished  ; hcr small effort on his behalf and  now  had  no  more  to  do  with   it.  "Vou   ought     to     consider     tue     a  trump,   Hartsdale,"   she   said,   talking  to him in her Down Street flat, where  lie was stayinpr for a  day or two before setting  out  on  a fishing  expedition to N'oiwav.    "1 don't think many  j sisters   would   lake   the   trouble   for  ti  i la/y brother thai  I've taken for you.  ,. j 'i've   found  you   a   tattling  good   tenant;   your   holism   is     let     for     three  years:   ihe   -probability   is   they'll     renew the lease: yon rake in two thou-  ing made ready, and before, his wife  bad comc lo town. lhe dinners had  been tete-a-tete, and sho had taken  the greatest pains about the cooking, J  and the service, aud the wines, and  had laid herself out to please and  flatter and make up to her guest.  But she was not .certain iu her own  mind if .George Ellington was quite  such air <-*asy iish to land as she had  at first thought him to be. She had  been quick to observe a sudden flash  ot" surprise, a sudden arising of constraint in liim when, *m his first visit  to 'Down Street, he had found that  ii was to (line, with her alone, and  though she was very well aware that  she exercised a Fascination over hhn  for which he himself -would have  found it bard to account, she recognized that there was something in  him which would take, a good deal of  iir,  Tb  ��������� v. s we reel   i!te  dr iwinber in t  gone  on duty  sand a year front it: I've superintend  ed all the decorating and the uphohs  terms   and   tlte   renovating,   and,  i crown  all,  I've  so arranged    matters  constable.; ,*(Hl t]ie Cxpeuse Avhicli those, matters  tv-e lu?r" ihave necessitated will fall verv light-  ,u  eigh  hours there.    StiM  have   no   difficulty   about  eytabiishiiKr.-:   oi   that   nat  there is."  "Uh.  I  should think nol,  K-ing.     "Xo���������one     can  Jt-iythiug one  wants in  )   shall  pursue  my  usual  1   suppose,   go  off  your  y what they Uo;  ���������.here's no night;  hould say you'd;  naiug-  an;  ly   upon   you.     And   1     hope     you're  properly  grateful."  "Onivr,"  answered   Lord   Hartsdale  passing   his   enp   for   more   coffee.   "1  \\ iicro  'l tr.inK  you've managed excellently. 1  think you ought to have been a business woman.    I'll  write  you a   testi-  -thirt-  ior  "Off   at   six  the  constable.  "I   wish   you   a   g������������od   appetite  yjjur  breakfast,"   said   King.  lie   nodded   affably   to   thc   constable's   salutation,  and   moved  leisurely  ;>.way.   making   for   St.   James'   Street,  as iKlie meant to  turn down   and go,  into vheSpark.    But when he had not-}  ic������.<l  by  <*%'oful   observation   that   the j  c,instable   went   ofi'  in   a   way    which ���������  v.ould leave his own coast clear, King!  doublet! round a corner, and regained I  Jeruiyn   Street   and  his   own     rooms,!  and  he laughed  a little  as  he  passed,  Avory's   door.     Once   within   his   sit-;  tmg room, hc made himself a cup of  coffee   on   a   patent   and     elaborateh .  futed  stove,  and  he   sipped  it  slo*wlv,.  sitting on   the  edge  of  his  table  an-: ���������  staring at  the  green  jcide  fig-ore. ;  "Perhaps yon gave me the idea, you ���������  ugly devil!" he. said. "But anyway J  I think I've got at something. And '  what is the something? Well, 1 ,  think that the Amaranth Club, and ;  Mr. Rartb.clemy's private house., and  the medicated bath establishment  which is open so very, very early,  fit nicely one into the other,  promise myself some fun out c  ..that   may  be-���������serious!"  nnd    almostp������onuu    n   you   like      ^ud   now   thai  London. Well.1 l">'  \mle  job s  mushed,     I    .suppose  ~i-       v������������������ ' voull  go  on  wtih  vour  own:     dood  V.alrv.        1 OU, I i       .   ,.,  beat     soon.  1uckV t      , ,  j      Hildas   own   job,  thus  airilv   reter-  '"���������'      had  answered i  own  red to,  had  already  begun.    She  had   George   Ellington   to   dinner     at  the  Down   Street   flat   two   or     three  times while the  town  house  was be-  beating   down   and  pushing   nsuie   pe-  I'ore  he  would  yield  to   it.     She    saw-  that,   quite,   unknown   to   himself,     his  manner  became     at   times     reserved,  and   guarded;   it   was   as   if.   through  uo  volition   of   his  own,   liis     mental  forces  armed themselves  to  repel  an  attack  which lay  ambushed  in  darkness.     Aud  she  began  to  see  that  if  she  wanted  to  get   into   George   F.ll-  t'0j ington's  contideuee,  it   would require  more diplomacy, and more  scheming  and   more   subtelty   of     attack     than  could  be  developed  in "a   short   time,  '.fhe truth was that so far as Hilda  Trcssi.-i^iianvs plans  were  concerned.  George   Ellington   was,   to   a   certain  degree,  made  proof against them by-  heredity.     He   came   of  a   family     in  which   strong-headed  Radicalism  and  Puritanism had developed  for generations, and though he himself would  have stoutly denied it, wThat is called  the  Nonconformist    conscience    was  strongly implanted  in  him.     He   be-  ''Heved that thc .prim und proper frag-'  mutism of his father was not in himself,- but no man  can ever wholly escape  from   thc   early     influences,   environment,   and  atmosphere     of     iiis  life, and George Ellington was his  father's son. lie admired Airs. Tressingham; he thought of her as a very  clever aiul smart woman; it was  pleasing to Jiim to talk lo hcr, to  hear her talk, lo dine with her in  her luxurious, flower-scented rooms,  to be alone with her, to touch lier  hand, to feel the feminine sttgggestion  of her presence. But���������and the but  was an important one���������he was always conscious that she was not of  his world, not of his sort, and that:  iu her and in her-atmosphere there  waS daneer���������a danger of something  which it would havc taken a much  clever man than himself either to define or understand. He was .not  clever, save in  sense;  hc had  to analyze character or look .into  psychological motives and impulses,  but. in this as in many- other matters,  lie had a natural instinct which was  worth it good deal. And though, like  many another grown-up child, he  liked the sensation of getting as near  the lire as he could, he had uo intention of putting even tlu  his   linger into  it.  (To Be Continued.)  Women's True Mission  Sif   J.   Crichton   Browne   on   Child-*  Rearing  '"Employment of women away from  home," says Sir J. Crichton Browne,  "is conducive, to infant mortality and  to debility of the surviving .offspring  jit* later life.  "Thc best ordered creche, is a  wretched substitute for the maternal  bosom,'" he told the annual meeting;  of the Hospital Saturday Fund, at  the Mansion  House.  He   said   that   when  the.  war was  over a number of. women would con-  .      tjnue doing men?s\vork; but he hoo-  a business and oftipialj v<t tliat a largc majority���������of the mar-  never in his^ life lncdjr-ed  Woinen,  at anyArate���������would   be  content to revert to pre-war conditions, and find their true mission in  suckling babies and in regulating and  adorning their homes.  Human  milk    was    priceless,    bui  some notion might be   formed of itg  econornic. value  if  we  regarded it a������i  if it were cows' milk, its most coin*  mon  substitute.     In   the year  before  the war 881,890 infants were born in  England and Wales.    The mothers o{  those infants should have.yielded. ot(  an average, two pints of milk a da-j  for a lactation period of nine month-{  which  would amount  to 220,945  gal  Ions a day, worth,, at Is. 6d. a gallo  10,570 pounds .a  day.    and   "6,037,95:  pounds a year.  tip  >f  ex-  T������  in  Bank Clerks Barefooted  Berlin bank clerks have set an  ample,  in   patriotic,   self  sacrifice,  aid   thc   movement   in     economy,  ieuther,   thc   clerks     discarded     their  shoes.     Scores of barefooted individuals   were   seen     on     the       principal  streets gingerly  stepping  along    and  saving  their   lender   feet  as   much  as  possible.  Berlin's   shoe,   stores  are   now   sell-  soden sandals,  the- onlv leather  being in  toe  guards.  "I  want  lo be honest,  sir.  support   your  daughter,     but  afraid to tell her so, because  set  her    heart on  marrying me.'  "Never   mind.     Do   your   best,  can't   support  her,   either."���������Life  I  I  she  can. ���������.  am  has  Another   Unsinkable   Ship  Ah Italian naval engineer has de������j  signed a new type of unsinkabH  cargo boat which has been accepte-l  by the Italian ministry of marine*  The vessel has a displacement oj  10,300 tons and can .carry fifty-eighj  hundred tons of cai*;.>*o. It has t  double skin, the space -between thj  inuer and the outer hulls being fillej  | with coal und otlier materials. *whi!.-JJ  i j is intended to protect the ship froii  mine  or torpedo.  and   1  f them  CHAPTER MIT.  Prnwr������:c  _ ._���������  (  Hu\ ing   once   made     her     compact j  with \oii   Roon  and   Mr.  Barthelemy, I  Hilda   Tressingham went    her    own ���������  way  in   the   matter  of   carrying     out i  l'.'T   -"hare   of   it.     For   the   next   tew !  weeks she was so busily engaged thai !  ?,hc .had  little  time  to  think  of    any-1  thing   but   the   most   pressing   tiling*-.,'  ���������".nd  she  gave  '-���������.-'".nt   attention   to  any i  matters  connected  with   the  far-away ;  ly.loncl   in   India,   forgetting  him,    in-j  deed,   so   much   as   to   lay   aside   one ;  biter  of  his  iinn-ad   for  the  moment:  and then  committing the serious mis-;  t:.k<'   of   becoming  oblivious     of     the  ho*I.  that  it  lay unopened in a drawer  of  lu r  secretaire.     She  had  carefully  Ti ad I'm* cablegram whicli he had sent j  lirr in reply to her letter from  Harts-1  d;.1<^ I'a.rk.       In   that   he.   had   briefly,  notified   her   tliat   hc   would   take   her  i os-ii*'*   and   hang   on.   and   she     had  v. villi'ri   biu������  a   warm   epislb'  of  c.oyt-  ���������iii-ndation   for following  hey  counsel.  S'-cure   in   her   belief   that   he.   vouM  remain   when-   hi-   was,   she   had   put  Mm   out   of   her   mind,     lie   was   not  nu  ihe  -pot;  lu*  was  not  a  matter ol  pi'i-M-nt   moment;   it   would   do   il  wire atti'inbd  to, in some fashion  another    that   dav   twelve   months.  ���������vas 'he prime article of her creed,  :, ���������'.  it   i*-   that   of  all   men   and   women  1ik<     lut,    lhat    self   and    the   present  si con,I .nr the chief things to be coii-  -vid-T'-d if one  would look after one's  *.'���������,,' ���������'������������������ ; t ������������������ ���������������������������������!��������� 'y.iir,1 'hinff* it% h,'  di in-, and iu addition, to doing these  Ihiury. :dl of theni, il the truth he  told, for her own benefit- .she want-  ������n1 1o il i :������ little for lier brother, being foully of the opinion that blood  ti ihicl.er than water and that charity  br;:in-. at home. So *.he carctiilly  roiuluil'd and carried out the nego  tiation*. about the lening of (he lam  iiv 11,, 11 v r in Cur/on Street to y/iiuit'  Mr. and .Mrs. I'.lhngton, aud in one  . om-.,!' sin- had tiie proud fiUtisfaelion  fi   kno'.'.in*-   that   'lie   traiiMUetiou   v, ;���������  'llio  o ;���������  It  Our papers are cleansed, treated and purified with Refined Parafine Waxes arid Disinfectants.  They add to the Freshness, Cleanliness and Purity of your goods.  They preseive the Color and Quality of Fresh and Cooked Meats and are  Germ-proof, Moisture-proof:  and Grease-proof.-    They will not stick to the Meat.  Api')eJo.d\s Cuihou Coaled Couulc** Snlcr. B  witii new improved Formulas and Appliances and  write us for it sample book.  ���������oY.z r.rc no dfarr.r than the  better  lhan   ever before.  ordinary Hsd.     Met* ���������***���������?(?  If yon arc not a. ou ft tower, Ji  Applcford Counter Check Book CoM Limited  HAMILTON,   CANADA  i i i YwW  tm*m,0*mmm>.t  W.  M.  U.       M7t  via  Pfi  i%.  ......m.. lyfcuiiniininnimiiuii^Hiyilliiil  li^ZHUjmtX.LMllim ii^lil^si#iifeipi?5iii  mm  00  *''"?'"-s;"iy-;''.  ,k.?if?rrkh:.^-  i-/".-rJ.tv-'''  !ifp5S  :rAmP\ir'&'''it'-',  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^R  W$  ft*'  BJEVIJSW, CIU^STOX. 7$   C.  y  ' on  Horses;   gattle,; &c,; -quickly cured  by  -   KQ^PAN'VMNIMENT  j      .,^,,.."-;-'por/'.Sa'lttUby:'-'AH,,''De!jJei3''''-''  Douglas'i& ^:CoViy/Proij'rs, yj^apjinee,   Ont.  "'; i-FreeV. Sample  on   Request) ..'..'':':"  ���������feligh Prices Received for Wool En-  ^        courages Alberta Farmers  Mr. R.C. Haiycy, of Chin Coulee,  Alberta, has clipped 20,000'sheep, this  season, obtaufihg 140,000: pounds of  ,'v/ool. At a price of fifty ceiits a  pound lie would receive $70,000 for  this clip, but it is expected that it  will realize .more than sixty cents a  pound. The clipping was done by  anachinery.  ' The Dominion ��������� government -has  graded a million pounds of Alberta  ,woll to date this -year..which is 300,-  1)00 more; than last .year. : Govcrn-  ���������fnent experts are very pleased, with  the quality and quantity of Albert'i  v ool. Owners are preserving their  sheep for wool production, and, except in advisable cases, are not selling  them for mutton. The high prices  being realized for wool arc encouraging farmers to increase their production and improve the quality. As  jimuch as 61 cents a. pound has been  /-obtained by some growers and many  'fcelieve that by holding a little longer they will obtain more.  u; Alberta has forwarded 35 cars, o*-  [700,000 potutdi* of wool to the new  government warehouse at Toronto.  .Some of this has already been disposed of. to agents throughout the  I country at sixty cents a pound. It is  ���������intended to have a big sale at Toron-  ���������to as soon as all the wool from the  \West is received.  BABY'S GREAT DANGER  DURING HOT WEATHER  ���������[ ��������� _       ��������� -^ ������������������  More little ones die .during the hot  Veather than at any other time of  the y<**ar. Diarrhoea, dysentery,  cholera infantum and stomach troubles come without warning, and when  a medicine is not at hand to give  promptly the shorty dehiy too frc-  -jjucntly means thai" the child has  passed beyond aid. Baby's Own  Tablets should always be kept in  homes where there are yottng child-  ���������ren. An occasional dose of tlte Tablets will prevent stomach and bowel  troubles, or if the trouble comes  -suddenly, thc prompt use of* the Tabids will cure the baby. The Tablets  are sold, by medicine dealers oi- by  snail at 23 cents a box front" The  ���������XV. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  . -tyille, Ont.  *\    Kaiser Is for Safety First  In Holland sonic strange, rumors  trre circulating in regard to "the  Kaiser. It is known that agents of  the royal family have been disposing  of valuable jewels belonging to the  'Kaiserin, and now it is said securities of the. Kaiser are being cjuiet-  \y sold aiid thc money thus realized  placed in a well-known Dutch bank  in the name of a prominent court  official.  Time Has Its Revenue  Justice Has Become the Slogan   of  the World Coalition  The fate of small nations forms a  tragic chapter in the*'world's"history,  but it is not given to many Vpeoples  to utter so striking and eloquent a  protest to annexation as that of Al-  ���������sjj'ce and Lorraine in .'the spring of  ���������4871. - Gambetta wa������ tiie author of  the famous document, though it was  not lie wdio read to the stricken "Assembly in the Bordeaux threatre. hall.  Hie protest was followed, as all the  world knows, by thc resignation and  withdrawal of the twenty-seven Deputies who represented Alsace and  Lorraine. Time lias its revenge.  This very declaration, after an interval of forty-six years, Prance has  once more solemnly ratified. In the  fine words of her Prime iMinisier,- the  revenge which France seeks is not  .that of oppression, but that which  consists .in giving to all nations those  ideals of justice, of liberty and of  equilibrium which arb those of  France herself. The voice of Alsace-  Lorraine calling for justice in 1871  was a voice crying in the wilderness.  In 1917 justice has become the slogan  of the world coalition.T^Christian  Science Monitor.  Good-bye to Asthma. Persons suffering from that extremely trying  trouble known as asthma know what  it is to long with all their hearts for  escape as from a tyrant, Never do  they know when an attack may come  and they know that to struggle unaided is vain. With Dr. T.D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy at hand,  however, they can say good-bye to  their enemy, and enjoy life again. Il  helps at once.  Minard's Liniment Cures  Distemper.  His Name For Submarines  119 Deg:. In The Shade  Trials  of  British   Soldiers   Fighting  in Mesopotamia  The British war office -has resumed the publication of official reports of the Avar in Mesopotamia.  Following thc Russian military col-  Lapse there was a long time when  Gen. Maude's army was stationary  and inactive unable to venture further because of the failure of the expected Russian co-operation. Now  j that Russia is again ready to help,  ; the British arc again prepared to  strike, and from time to time Loudon is given encouraging news of  thc activities of the remote army. -  A recent official report narrated  sonic* minor exploits and closed with  the statement that the temperature  stands at 119 degrees in  the shade.  lt is a novel, almost unique, paragraph for a military report. Brevity  -ind conciseness usually exclude .such  statements, especially when metero-  logical conditions are. having no direct bearing on the fighting. But in  this instance it is we!! to give Kng-  huid and England's friends sonre-  thiti.g to. think about.  It brings into existence a now picture of the heroism of the British  .soldieu. Fighting patiently and successfully in the desert in the fearful  ���������heat of, midsummer,>thi* men of Gen.  Maude arc surely doing their bit and  peihaps a little more than their bit.  The thought of_119 degrees in thc  fshade should somewhat encourage  the soldiers on other fronts who not  unjustly look- upon their own lots as  sufficiently hard.���������Cleveland i'ktin-  dealer.  Crown Prince   Calls   U-Boats_ "Thej  Last Argument of Kings"  Thc "last argument of kings" is!  what the German crown prince calls j  submarines, according to a-, special I  cable printed by thc New Yorki  Times from The Hague. The crown J  prince's   statenn nl  was:       .     _ j  "Borne on the nation's confidence,  with -wannest wishes for favoring'  gales, on their bridges the nation'*'!  hest, for their crews .men despising  death, haled aud feared by our foe  and ready ever for deeds of daring,  -jnay our submarines ever float the  German flag victoriously through the  seven seas and imicIi respect for iheui  ns the  last' argument  of Kings."  "Doctor, my husband is troubled  with :i  buzzing  -loi-'e in  iiis  ears."  "Belter luive him i*o to the seashore for a   month."  "Rut  he can't   i^el  away."  "Then you go,"-���������llnston Trans-  'CripV.  No 0,11c need endure the agony of  corns with Holloway's Corn Cure at  hand  to remove  them.  Goat flesh is being sold as mutton  iu considerable quantities among thc  poorer classes - in Liverpool. With  the sheep brought over, from Ireland  tliere is always a certain proportion  of goals, and these arc now sold on  lhc wholesale markets williout distinction from sheep and lamb". According to the local health- authorities, 111eye* is no particular objection  to this practice, as in the matter of  taste and nutritive quality there is  said to be very little difference between  the two animals,  Reserve Recruit (on guard')���������-Advance  :vn\  give   the   countersign!  'lhe Courier ��������� (impatiently*) ��������� I've  forgotten  it. / k  Reserve   Recruit   (wir.Ii   equal     impatience)��������� Well,     say     'Washington  and  pass  on,     I'm  not  going  to   wail  .'���������11 day for you to think of it.��������� I'tick.  ter.  5mpr������ve Your. Complexion  Get your blood pure, keep the liver active and the  bowels regular, and disfiguring pimples and unsightly  blotches wiU disappear from the face. For improving  the complexion and putting the blood in good order  1  MISS E. THOMPSON  Whitemouth,  M anitob a  Community Worker, Manitoba Agricultural College  Ai!ow American Decorations  King George has approved the  granting of permission to officers  and men of the British forces to  wear on their uniforms decorations  aud ribands given by the United  States  for  war  service.  Sixty-one per cent, of thc first unit  of the American Legion in the Canadian army hold American decorations or ribands for service in the  Spanish Avar or in the Boxer uprising. Many of the men in the later  units also have decorations.  Members of the American Legion  in the Canadian array who have won  decorations for bravery iu the field  iu the present war hereafter will receive also, as gifts from their regimental commanders a silver decoration bearing the crest of George  Washington upon the Canadian maple  leaf.  ���������  YES.!  LIFT A CORN    .  OFF WITHOUT PAIN!  Cincinnati man tells how to dry  up a corn or callus so it  lifts oft with fingers.  -You corn-pestered men .aud^.women  need suffer no. longer. Wear the shoes  that nearly killed 3-011 before, says  this Cincinnati authority, because a  few-drops of freezone applied directly  ou a tender, aching corn or callus,  stops soreness at once aud soon the  corn or hardened callus loosens so it  can,be lifted off, root and all, without  pain.  A small bottle of freezone costs  very little at any drug store, but will  positively take off every hard or soft  corn or callus. This should be tried,  as it is inexpensive and is said not to  irritate   the  surrounding  skin.  If your druggist hasn't any freezone  tell him to get a small bottle for you  from his wholesale drug house, it is  tine stuff and acts like, a charm every  time.  Prefer Horses to Tractors  A staff correspondent of tlte  Breeders' Gazette says that in Alberta there is a marked tendency to  drop tractors and turn again to  horses. A 200-milc auto drive in the  best farming section of Alberta revealed but one tractor at work, while  tianis of drafters were breaking  on nearly every farm passed, says  this writer. Ninety slashing drafters were al work on one farm and  when put over the scales, not one  of these grade Pcreherons weighed  less than 1,700 pounds, though they  had been hard at work since early  in   April.  Five'to eii*,lit horses per man are  the rule, the correspondent, goes on,  .Mid some are now driving twelve  horses iu stubble plowing, with three  bottoms   pi r   gang.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  l  5<S^ S%E3B S3 <5t  WVAuMbai  are safer, better and surer than cosmetics. They  eliminate poisonous matters from the system, strengthen the organs and purify the blood-bring the health-  glow to the cheeks, brighten the eyes, improve and  Beautify,, the' Skin  SoW *v*ofVth*r* in Ct>tt*a* and V. 3. Am������rlc*.   Ia !������,������*������. as f+iuT  mmJmmm**mHmtttmVt*Mm'WMm^t������iXXi  The Canadian Mint  ��������� The total amount of gold received  by the Canadian treasury from the.  United Stales since the outbreak of  war has been nearly twenty-one million pounds sterling, aud the total  aiuotmt of gold received from aii  sources during the same period wns  marly one hundred aud niuety-une  million pounds sterling, according to  a writer iu the Weekly Scotsman.  The large amount o������ gold being sent  to C;iiiada was, of course, due to the  exchange situation. The result of  this* great infliiv of gold bus been lo  five Canada :i nihil ������* i 111 tl"* k>V'r'"*'.  capacity for refining raw gold in lhe.  world. Tin- present capacity of the  niint is 250,000 ounces, or one. million pounds sterling per week. Since  September, \')\S, there has been received at thc mint forty-live million  pounds sterling of raw gold, all of  which  bus  been  refined  there.  German Belittles  America's Air Power  Commander     of    Germany's     Aerial  .   Forces Speaks Slightingly of  America's Aid  The 'commanding- general of the  German aerial'forces has issued...an-  interview* to the German newspapers  in -'which -he attempts to discount the  prospective participation of American  aviators in thc war for mastery of the  air. Desi*atches from the United  States tcl|in-j&p������Jiundrcds of aviators  who are to/Efe graduated -weekly and  of the thousands of airplanes to be  constructed, give thc general an occasion to speak scoffiugly of what he-  terms the. usual . Anglo-American  bluff aud American weakness for big  tulk and tall .figures.  American fliers, he says, undoubtedly will appear at'no distant- date  in increasing numbers on the western  front, but the American aviators thus  far encountered havc not been particularly dangerous opponents of the  Germans, and a new* squadron would  merely augment the already numerical superiority of the Allies and not  affect the question of aerial mastery  which, he asserts, is dependent or-,  the morale of the fliers and- not their  number.  "The German people," says the  General, "need not be disturbed by  these foolish scare stories which  show all the characteristics of American tongue valor." He adds that  America's present supply of army  and navy airplanes is negligible. lie  cities the London Morning Post to  prove that the Americans have not  developed a practicable type, of military plane and says, therefore, they  must begin from the  beginning.  Woman Tells How $5 Worth  of Pinkham's Compound  Made Her Well.  * Lima, Ohio.���������"Iwaa aii broken down  In health fromadisplacement.Oneof my  . .'wj': . ���������: i1..'; .-,*-*-.1' ,'.,TTtT.,, it lady friends came to  see me and she advised me to commence taking Lydia  E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound  end to use Lydia ���������&'.  Pinkham's Sanative  Wash. I began taking your remedies  and took$5.00 wortfi  and in two months  was a well woman  after three doctors said I never would  stand up straight again, ol was a midwife for seven years and I recommended  the Vegetable Compound to every woman to. take before birth and after-  wsrds,/and they all got along so nicely  that it surely is a godsend to suffering  women. If women wish to write to  me I will be.delighted to answer them."  ���������Mrs. Jek*nie Mover, 342 E.North St.,  Lima, Ohio.  Women who suffer from displacements, weakness,' irregularities, nervousness, backache, or bearing-dowa  pains, need the tonic properties of the  roots and herbs contained in Lydia S. .  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.  - - .'y4ja^*--3*sr  .,.. rArsAtzlniikf  p'rmmm  ������������������A-Ai'.'AfisBA  ��������� ���������' dv.>������,\m@&m  :, ���������^���������.'���������r.Av'.i.-f^ir.fi  -���������PP:;pA^Mm  ���������\ - aA'aaH^jM  '   '���������-���������'���������' -���������'.*"''-^"(r?ir-*vi  AAm&m  :-w-y**������tf(tV!f  :'::PPP^$^B  aA'AA0������?M-  ���������PX-W$SM  ���������.-..r'-t'z-tt.'^jfifG  .-*���������������������������-. ':r-.-*4-y<z>S<im  -*'-''':*,'w'^&-*a  :-A:AA^0ml  ���������-- --���������-'-���������'."?������'������v"S*l  :,��������� :.:.-.. "���������VWA'SS&ji  ���������-���������':A'..r.t;'ji'A}f>s[  ���������-"���������V^Ifll  ���������-v^'llil!  Lachute,   Que,   25th   Sept.,   1908.  Minard's   Liniment   Co.,  Limited.  Gentlemen,���������Ever     since       coining  home from the Boer war I have been  bothered Avith running fever sores on!  my   legs.     I   tried  many  salves     and"  liniments; also doctored continuously  fo^, thc blood, but got no permanent  i-olief, till last winter when my mother got mc to trv MINARD'S LINIMENT.    Thc effect of which was almost magical.       Two    bottles     completely  cured mc and  I- have  worked  even-  working  dny  since.  Yours   gratefully,  TORN WALSH.  Preserve Egg's Now  ���������-���������-���������������������������*������  Lime   Water   Is   One   of     the    Best  Thc indications are that eggs will  be dear next winter, dearer than  tbey were last winter, so those wdio  want eggs had better put some down  now while they are comparatively  cheap. According to Dr. Frank T.  Shutt, Dominion chemist, lime water  is one. of the. best preservatives. Thc  method of preparation is simply to  slake one pound good quicklime with  a small quantity of water, and then  s\ir the milk of Time so formed into  five gallons of water. After the mixture has been kept well stirred for  a few hours it is allowed to settle.  The supernatant liquid, whicli is  nort* "saturated" limcwater, is drawn  oli and poured over the eggs, previ*-  otisly placed in a crock or watertight barrel. As exposure to the ait-  tends to precipitate the lime (as car-J  bonate) and thus to weaken the solution, the vessel containing the eggs  should be kept covered. It is essential that only perfectly fresh eggs  be   secured.*  Demand For  Canning Information  More Than    Usual    Interest    Being  Taken in Subject This Year  The Manitoba department of agriculture iias been obliged to -publish  a second edition of the bulletin,  "Canning by the Cold Pack Method."  This, so far as Ave are awave> is the  first bulletin printed in Canada on  this particular subject, and so great  has beeu the demand that the first  edition has ^Jeen entirely exhausted.  Ihe interest in this subject was such  that many mails brought from 100  to 200 letters, in numbers of cases  the. same mail containing letters from  every province in Canada, with additional requests from Newfoundland  and neighboring stales.  The new edition will contain chapter.'* on canning fruits and -meats, as  well as dealing fully vvith vegetables  canning.  Requests should be addressed to  iho Publication Branch, Manitoba  Department'-of Agriculture, Winnipeg.    For Burns and Scalds.���������Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil will take thc fire,  out of a burn or scald more rapidly  than any otlyyr;.preparation, ft should  bc at hand in every kitchen so that  it may bc available at any time. There  is no preparation'required. Just apply the. oil to the burn or scald and  the pain -will abate and in a short  time   cease   altogether.  Catarrhal Deafness Cannot be Cured  hy local api>Hc;itions ns tliey ciuuiot reach  tlic disciscd portion of the our. There is  only one way to cure catarrhal itranirs1', ,-iiul  that is by :i constitutional remedy, ('uiarihal  Deafness is caused hy an inflamed cnndiliun  of tl|i> mucous luiinjf ol tlie.liiir.iaeliiaii Tn';*e.  When this tube is inflamed you have a rum-  bliiif* sound or imperfect hearing, and uih*n  it is entirety closed, Deafness is liie icmiIi.  Unless the inflammation ean bc reduced and  this tube restored to its normal roiidiikm,  hearing will be destroyed forever, Many  cases of deafness are caused by catarrh,  which i.i an inflamed condition of tne mucous  surfaces. 'Hall's Catarrh Cure a'-ts tbrjugh  1 lio blood on the mucous surfaces ol tlu sv--  lem.  We will Rive One Hundred Dollar ������< for any  case of Catarrhal Deafness thnt cannot be  cured by 11 all's Catarrh Cure. Circulara  free.      All   Drug-risls,   75c.  J*.   J.   CllkKFV  &   CO..   lolcdo.   O.  mmmmSmmwmmmmiMmmmm.  Patient's Wife Do you think mv  iuisb.iiMi  j.hi  siioii' au  operation f  Doctor (absently)---.My dear uiad-  ;iin, you khow lus iinaucial "alfair't  better  Ihau   1  do,- Puck.  Electric Plants For the Farm  One of the recognized necessities  iu connection with our increased agricultural production is better and  more attractive conditions on lhc  farm, aud among the many suggestions the use of electricity should be  considered. Kleclric power is a great  convenience in the farm home, and  .*���������.'��������� ves much time to the farm help.  The farm or country home situated  v.ilhin the area of an electric system of transmission or distribution  is fortunate, but the vast majority  must look lo lhe small isolated plant.  This alternative, however, is much  more promising than a few year.*;  lino. Many factories manufacture  thi-- -*Te of r'|V.:.--*'.-,'-n1, iin (,j.< r.uii.n  of the plants has been simplified and  cost has been much reduced. These  small plants may he advantageously  used for many domestic purposes iu  -'dditinn to lighting, such as ironing,  washiii'!, toasting, pumping water,  itc; and also for the very impwi I,ml  use   of  charging   sioraj^e   batteries.  "'I l\ <������!-������-'^   jj. j   oul      ��������� , i    ,,.   t :i: ,  nowadays."  "   I'jlll      lll'll'V      ry"--     '"  'Wo!      In'jiI    riio'iuli    pi di'sl i i.oiM."���������  liiilTalo    r.KpreitM.  ���������PrvP^M  pAjpgm  MM*  Increased Production  Britain Will Defeat Submarine Cam*  paign by Tillage of Its  Fertile Soil  In I'.ugland aud Wales the increased acreage in wheat, barley, oats and  potatoes this year is 3-17,000 acres or  about six. per cent., according to official returns published recently.  These, figures do not include any allowances feu* the enormous efforts  made by small growers -which it ha.������  been   impossible to  estimate.  The ligures constitute lhe livst authoritative evidence of lhe tremendous agricultural efforts which have  been  made  throughout  Clival   Hrilain.  Thc ligures shotc this year's average in .Kngland and Wales to be as  folio WM  Wheat ���������1,1->11,000 acres;  deen*ase  !-���������  000 acres.  P.arlcv���������1 ,-!.-*-.>.<)()() acres; increase  127.000 "acres,  Oats���������2,230,(100 acres; incrca������������ 1,-  -1-51,000 acres.  Potatoes- -50-1,000 acres; increane 7-  000 acre*   .  Total. 0,10-1,000 acres; increase 3-17-  000 acres.  S$!fi  ���������J'Vil  *���������������.'������������������ i  .-��������� ;'>m:.|    -     ... ~��������� . .."''������������������,;^***-'jiktfii .���������'*  W.      N,      U,      WI   '���������"���������'������������������ ���������"���������"*" ������..������'���������������������'>  mmmim  ......... ���������^mm^mm.  iniiiiii'iiii  "���������"  ...... :,.,....,:,*,.^.*,.^  ii^tm['"^-^tmm-tifit"'^'"'-J"^^-^^^"J'  B^...-.*. ,>.���������.l.������������������..-.... .,.....���������V(mr.=.,... n..,*,.,:.!,^,,*.^*.*,*.,  ..............,J...i..���������,...������^.^^.,J  HIM  J  *mwa  ���������-��������� ���������"*-*-���������*-"'���������" Mi  pf:  I**.--  I"*  tl  w "^  I  11  ji  Wf>'  li  IS  fi?'  I-*1*  IP  I  ������  if  !  It!  ���������i  It!  pi  Ni  Hi  lr-1  "^"typ^S^  THE  CBES10H BE VIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  'Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. P. Hayes, Owner and Editor.  ORESTON, B.C.. FRIDAY, SEPT. 21  Get Ready  Appearance counts.    All  of   us  * vwuj^At^oJV    -v.---.kw  1 jr>jj-*������/^r*o*������ -��������� *���������*  s civvooi vjr  ������JJ.lULUl������g5  on sonie sort of a front.  The most unsophisticated in our  midst would hardly buy a new  testament from even a returned-  missionary vendor if he happened  along in shabby raiment and run-  over-at-the-heel footwear, while an  ordinary book agent or lightning  rodder would get less courtesy than  a vag. were they to come around  without some styie to them.  Certainly appearances oount.  Then how about it for the i-eclama-  tion conferences here on Friday  and Saturday next ? Surely the  same logic applies with equal force  to towns as if- does  to individuals.  On the 29th, especially, we are  sure to be favored with several  prominent Victoria visitors, in-  eluding cabinet ministers, while  some equally illustrious citizens  from the U.S. capital and Idaho  will also be with us.  Too, they will be here   on a project that means an   outlay  or three  millions  of dollars,   aud  most of it in our very midst.  True, this matter of appearance  is only one of detail but where such  a' factor may help some, and can  do no harm, it should not be overlooked, surely.  Polish up the sho\v cases, wash  the windows and redress them,  clean up the  town   generally,   and  A good word is also coming to  Secretary McDermott and the  other responsible fair officials for  the ever-ready help accorded and  the uniform courtesy shown during-  the exhibition. The utmost cordiality prevailed throughout thus  ensuring the mutual satisfaction  the event has given.  Excellent and all as was Cres-  ton,s effort this year, the splendid  encouragement received will, undoubtedly, assure a greater, grander  and more gigantic effort in 1918.  So mote it be.  py  A Fair Here  In our Genuine Old English Grey Enamelware we  are slightly overstocked, and in order to get this down to  normal size we have decided to keep these goods on sale-  for another ten davs at the remarkably low prices it has  V */ A  been marked at since it was first opened up.  Only a few of the different lines have been completely  sold out so you are reasonably sure to find here any and  all the articles required to bring your kitchen equipment  up to standard���������and which you can readily afford to do on  the ptices we quote in this department.    Here are a few :  all bands look and talk cheerful.  On an occasion fraught with the  possibilities of this drainage meeting is no time to talk poor or look  fjts\si . ������1  M.s the revised version of an  old saying goes, "Buck up and the  country's with j'ou; look shabby  your   credit's    gone,'  WW,  with public men.  '    First  are   lasting,  tin-  even  Good Work  Creston Valley exhibits swept  the board in the fruit section at  the East Kootenay fair at Cranbrook last week. A very satisfactory lot of awards were also  garnered in vegetables, dairy products and some other lines.  While in the fruit classes there  was little or no competition from  other orchardists, this fact does not  hold true in the other departments,  in which, we are told, thei*e were  large entry lists and much excellent  stuff shown.  And while thc successes in those  lines in which Valley exhibitors  had to meet outside competition  will bring the greatest elation  locally, those who havo the future  welfare of the community at hoart  will find greatest satisfaction in  the splendid all-round success of  the effort.  For mostly local (and some of  them good ones) reasons Creston  Valley for four or live years hack  has neglected to tako advantage of  such opportunity as outside fairs  offer to show to interested communities the quality of Valley  products of different, varieties.  To effect ti come-back of this  *ort on such a splendid scale, and  it the same timo lend snob appreciated assistance in making a  ���������mr-cess of a friendly-rival town fall  fair iH surely a final purpose effort  that is worthy of tho expense, time  and energy apont on it.  To thorn- who furnished the products to exhibit, thoso who had  ���������-barge of it at the fair, along with  .���������II othi'i-M who nHHiHlfd in nny wny  wjth HH'iemUinK and shipping it  he;.irt.\* <;'������naTjei,daJ,io*.t i.s du-'- \\t,\v  hard work and public spirit.  Having paid our respects to  Creston's praiseworthy exhibition  effort abroad, the question naturally arises, Why not a Creston Valley exhibition of our own.  Two weeks ago the local women's institute staged a fair iu  their particular line that for  quantity and quality of exhibits in  the respective classes won the  admiration of all���������and this for  prizes that in some instances indicated tliat the contestants were  not actuated solely by monetary  motives.  At the Cranbrook fair last week  largely due to the initiative of the  board of trade, with the hearty cooperation of some of the ranchers,  or two j almost solely for publicity purposes,  the Valley put up a display of  fruit and vegetables that, in the  latter elass alone, would have done  pretty fair justice to this part of  the country at this season of the  year.  Now that the ladies feature of a  fair of this sort is an assured thing,  and the men-folk have again  bestirred themselves why not a  Creston Vallej** exhibition next  year, to run* concurrently with  Cranbrook to facilitate the visit of  outside judges, and give us a  chance to help out the East Kootenay fair in such lines as the conn-;  try immediately tributary to it  does not produce���������at some advantage to ourselves-in an advertising  way, and at no financial loss.  With the customary government grant available, plus entry  and admission fees, the financing of  the show should not be burdensome. In fact the only trouble to  anticipate would be getting quarters sufficiently large to bouse tbe  exhibits offering.  The. Value of a fruit fair, especially, cannot be accurately estimated.  Undoubtedly   any   prestige Nelson  enjoys  as  a fruit centre must be  due to her annual exhibition���������now  fifteen   years  old.    Certainly   the  place can hardly claim recognition  on the quantity or quality  of the  fruit grown, or shipped from there.  If, however, production in this lino  is   a   factor   there   then   Creston  should be four times more  prominent than Nelson  for assuredly our  fruit export is 400 per cent, greater.  Locally   this   fact   may  not be  apparent, but fact   it is, anywhere  off   the   Crow     line,    that   when  Kootenay  fruit is mentioned four  out of every five people  have somo  recollection   of Nelson,   and   that  town only���������and largely on account  of the fourteen or fifteen fruit fairs  the placo has had, somo of which  tho  Creston   Valley   has    helped  mako a success.  A fruit fair in a coutry situated  as is tho Creston Valloy is an asset  too many growers ovorlook entirely,  an asset vory dirootly tboirs and  very indirectly ono of tho board of  trade, for instance.  Mixing Bowls $.35  Fry Pans  15  Dairv Pans  75  Deep Flare Dish Pans  60  Dippors  15  DoeuStew Pans.  75  Tea Kettles  75  Batter Bowls with spoon  50  Deep Handled Dish Pans  75  Seamless Pails  75  Strainer Sauce Pans  65  Coffee Pot ....$ . 50  Lipped Saucepans        25  Deep Pudding Pans.....        35  Straight Seamless Cups        10  Jumbo Bath Basins     1 25  Basins...... 25 35  Preserving Kettles.. 60, 75  English Pudding Pots 15, 35  Lipped Sauce Pans 15, 20, 25  Pudding Pans 15, 20. 25, 35  And numerous others.  Splendid supply of Ammunition for the  Shooting Season*  for  more water���������to   expedite the  cleansing of so much dirty, linen.  Vwise sswid &i������serwfis&  Kaslo city council believes in  preparedness. With prohibition  due next month $1500 is to be  spent immediately in improving  the waterworks system.  xsr.  nc*v*r\T  complete  stock of  The price of Canadian wheat has  been fixed. At every point in the  prairie provinces the price -to the  farmer will be over $>2 . a bushel  with this accomplished surely announcement will soon, follow as to  a fixed price for flour, and possibly  a standard charge for bread. The  flour price will be awaited with  irterest. On two-dollar wheat $11  flour���������or thereabouts���������should eventuate, striking a happy medium  on the figures submitted by authorities who���������assure that they are in a  position to state milling costs to a  nicety.  The work of conscripting Canada's first draft of 100,000 men is  being speeded up materially just  now and .by early December it is  expected this- number of men will  be in uniform and ready for training. Preliminary announcement  is that since B.C. has led all the  other provinces in voluntary en-  listingjwe will not be expected to  contribute more than 5000 additional men. If the selective draft  is worked out along the lines intended British Columbia's necessary  industries will never feel the loss of  the first draft at any rate.  when in need of aiiy~  thing in this line call  gat-  Our   "priced.  1-.   1  anu  i  nyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED  A correspondent in tho Kootenaian opine*", that "It must be admitted that Kaslo pooplo aro top  hoteliers when it comes to scandal ���������  mongering. . . . It'n a great  (own for stories of various sort io  got loose and go chasing oach  ���������jib':, all over Lhu lot." Thk*, Loo,  may explain tho town  dads' hustle  Editor Willoox has been hammering away now for at least a month  trying to induce Trail citizens in  general to jar loose from $150  wherewith to buy a launch for .Lieut.  Horslield, a Trail man, who has  lost an eye, is permanently lame,  has 53 shrapnel wounds, and needs  the boat to help him take care of a  Kootenay Lake ranoh belonging to  another man overseas. So far  about $05 has been raised. Trail  with its $150,000 a month payroll  ou;������ht to be heartily -ir-hatm*'! of  itfli-'lf. Albeit, as yot wo have not  noticed tho names of any ex-Croston citi/.ons on tho list, and several  of thorn now reside iu thc metallurgical mccca. Assuredly evil communication doth corrupt good mait'iurr*  SHB P US YOUR CREAM  Butterfat now 45c. lb.  f.o.b. Nelson  WRITE UH FOR SHIPPING TAGS  Curlew  BOX 1192  Creamery Co.  NELSON, B.C.  Hlii|>mi'htn of Wri'ltby 'ipph'H from  Okiihii-jrim poiiilH to Now '/������������������iilniul  f'otnin~*u<'������"d -nilv tnis month.  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleirrhs and OuMors.      Tonm Kleiorhs  .Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several   Sets   of Second-Hand   Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  off a     u&fir    BWB &&&*& a DaL^R B Ba  Phone BB Sirdar Ave. Gsresstetn  A  1  %  1  n  ********  *****  mmmmm*smmss*mm**mmm*a  mmm  mm  mmm**  Hi  mM  1 iigfvw^^                                                                                                                                    '���������.������������������a-::'y::;*;-'!' a :p?P'a:':a ��������� 7^:: ^-"^^^  (!        '     '^^Ollieii^S Jliitltlite entries in the juvenileT end of thefair, hew   fall   hat.    Mention   is  due   the j���������' ~~"~ ~"~���������"T���������  travels   visited   Oiestonon  Monday, V:vV;^|||||  [V                 V.              '"^    *    *^   ���������"TtM'-. Mrs.   Forrester was second  \vith $9, performance of Mrs. Cherrington who          BITlflSO   ftr   KfilflTEISAV-? U*anbjpok Wednesday and Thursday,      V Vit^j  ii                               ''-SuMf-ftf-    mt^tX&lW&vmtt Mrs'   0herr������ngfcon   third with   $7.50, on four entries captured  three firsts          lltWo   Ul    RWUItllAld winding Up with a week-end at Yahk.   rP'-AA^Wm  ^������Pfr^a***"*aP8 and  the next four   highest   Mr������������ ������������A^^W������r.H������Hl '���������.._i^:^^t!Liw,.  ^M  i*>  ft  **  wf  In the absence of the president. Mrs.  Forrester, who ;w*w^at;:*Gmnbrook  judgiriguti-this fall &ii*'|in that city,  Mrs. Lyne presided atP$te September  meeting of the; ^omen'sInstitute on  Friday afternoon last.  , There wex'e several features to the  meeting, but possibly the most interesting yt^as at the wind-up when the  prize money won at the annual fall  fair was distributed, there being in the  neighborhood of 40 members to share  in the spoils.   . .   "'V  In the neighborhood of $110 in real  money \vws distributed, and this  added to the value of the several  special prizes that were giyen in the  shape of goods of various kinds, would  easily make the total disbursement  almost $200. Of this amount the Institute, treasury was calledApia for $27  m cash, as well as the price of the  books that were awarded, notably in  the juvenile department.  ������������������  The big winner at the exhibition  was Estella- McKelvey, who . was  fortunate enough to land the $5 John  Keen shirt special,- as well as the Dr.  Henderson   five    spot  for  the   most  entries in the juvenile end of the fair  Mrs. Forrester was second with $9,  Mrs. Cherrington third with $7.50,  and the next four highest Mrs. G.  Cartwright $5.50,vMh*-,-. Cook $5. and  Mrs. M. Ypung and lars. Whitehead  $4 each. 'PPa .'..:������������������  Incidentally, in the matter of winnings Mrs. ddtterill should hot he forgotten as her takings included $3 in  money as, well as a IQO-poimd sack of  Mothers Favorite flour, and a 50-pound  sack of Pride of. Alberta, and Mrs.  Hayden who captured a like amount  of flour in the bread competitions  against Mrs. Cotterlll.  Mrs. Fairhead annexed $2.50 in wish  along with a 50-pound sack of Our  Best flourV while Mrs. S: A; Speers  had exactly the same good luck. Mrs.  Stocks' good fortune wns $1 in money,  a box of apples and a 10-pound roast  of beef. In addition to the $4 Mrs. M.  Young gathered in a pound of tea, a  can of baking powder, a can of spray,  a magazine and a dozen rose bushes,  while Mrs. Gilpin is credited with $2  cash, a White House cook book and a  50-pound sack of Pastry Queen flour.  Mrs. Walmsley also annexed a 60-  poiind sack of Pastry Queen, an  electric flashlight and $1.25 cash. Besides her $5 - cheque Mrs. Cook took  home a set of carvers,  a book,  and a  Time is money, and in these days of labor shortage and  higfh-priced  help all  the 'short  cuts'  should be utilized.    For. the in-gathering of the  vegetables you will surely find a  Wire Potato Basket  a'real convenience all round. The size is just right for  any person to handle. They are built to stand rough  usage and ^will last a lifetime almost.    Just a few left.  When yon set up the parlor heater or move the range  into winter quarters the use of a  Witth Chi hi hey Cleaner  will make doubly .sure the stovepipes are clean and that:.  the chimney is^in sfe^^^r^of^iP^"^���������'���������       -'  3FSea1son s use.  ���������   . JLm,-J-m.tt  GENERAL MERCHANT  CRESTON  is urged by the Government���������it has done ITS part, we are doing OURS���������  will you do YOURS? .  OUR part is to grow the _very best^ trees possible, to see they are true-  to name, to care *or them in every while they are in our nursery, and to  deliver to you, upright, clean, healthy, well-calipered trees with magnificent root system, well packed, all charges paid, at your nearest station  or dock.   We sincerely think that this is OUR part.  YOUR part is tb get your order ready without delay so that you can  plant next Spring and to ORDER EARLY. Early orders art better for  ns AND BETTER FOR YOU. It is humanly impossible to give the  same attention and care to late orders as those placed six or twelve  months in advance.  Will you write us today for any information, and giving no an idea of  your requirements? Our services and advice ore cheerfully yours.  Our large general and Fruit Catalogue, our Rose Catalogue, our Prico  List arc yours for tho asking���������they contain valuable planting and general  information. Do not delay���������-write to-day', or soe our local representative  Andrew Miller.  British Columbia Nurseries Company, Limited  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouuor, B.C.      Nursery at Sardls  SIR EDMUND WALKER.  C.V.O., LL.D.. D.CL. Preiideni  The Safety Deposit Boxes of this Bank  offer the desired security for valuable  papers and other effects. The charge Is  very moderate for ihe   protection  thus  fm. ������Cf~  ~  -1   ~       -*  ta  THE G/^ADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR JOHN AIRD. General Mun-iorr  H. V P JONES, A������'t G-rn'l. Manner  Capital Paid Up. $15,000,000 fnEsnRvn Fund. . $I3.SOO.OOO  new fall hat. Mention is due the  performance of Mrs. Cherrington who  on four entries captured three firsts  and one second^ prize.  Mre.y'eoob?sr special foiv soldiers'  socks .brought in.nine pairs of hosiery,  ahci ,Mitsi.r Ebbutt's special ��������� in the  juyehile ehd 6��������� pairs of footwear for  the Reel. Cross*  V There were.37 'members out at Friday's;, meeting,; who listened . with  interest.to a^paper by Mrs. Ebbutt on  ''Meat and its substitutes^.*' The Institute will Have two delegate, at the  Kootenay institute conference at  Cranbrook next week. Mrs. Downs  will be one and she will give an adr  dress on "Fruit Packing -Problems,"  discussing this season's effoat with the  schoolchildren, Mrs. G.. Cartwright  will be the other delegate and she will  present the'report of. the.,.work done  by the local organization. The roll  call at" conference will be, "The influence of my yote upon my home and  country."  The soldiers' shrine committee will  see'that new names are inscribed on  the monument, aud will have some  corrections made to the lettering already thereon.  -Fire losses in Nelson cifcy for August  were $10,000.  The August payroll at Trail smelter  was close to $150,000.  Building permits at Trail were $5,450.  Fifteen of them were issued.  In the Okanagan  are paying $18 a ton for  canning factories  tomatoes.  LETTERSTO the editor  Win the War  The General A'ssernbly of the Pres-  .byterian Church in Canada endorsed  ���������"the. policy .of .selective conscription  as applied to the battlefield, and of the  universal conscription of fche talent,  .wealth and . energy of the Canadian,  people." And the hope was expressed  -"that in this Crucial time, when united  service and sacrifice are so urgently  demanded from .us, till minor differences will be put aside in si common  enthusiasm to win the war."  The Presbytery of Kootenay, which  met lately at Nelson, gave hearty expression to the same sentiments in the  following resolution: "The presby  tery, having regard to the serious  crisis in.our national affairs and the  importance of rallying all our forces  for the prosecution the war, express  their hearty concurrence in the action  of the General Assembly in recommending selective conscription of men,  just taxatisn .. of \vealth, and the  utilization of all other resources for  this great end.^' They further exhort  their faithful people to endeavor to  fall in with the regulations eif the food  controller, so that the Allied nations  may be secure in the possession of the  necessities of life."  The above sentiments are further  strengthened by the programme of  the Win-the-War League, which calls  f-or.(l) The formation of a, national,  union, non?party, win-the war government; (2) The immediate enforcement  of selective conscription by the  Military Service Bill of 1917; (3) The  immediate mobilization of our resources, the taxation^ of' wealth, and  the prevention of profiteering. And  the League's for the purpose of making the foregoing effective pledge  themselves to support no candidate  forelection to the house of commons  who will not subscribe to the above  principles. ��������� II. E. P.  Deer are reported unusually plentiful in the Okanagan.eountry this year.  Grand Forks hadn't a shower- of  rain, big or little, during July ox-  August.  Next month-mining and other companies in this province, will pay every  fortnight.  Kaslo council is spending $300>ou  cement crossings to replace wornout  board ones.  At Arrow Lake points forest fires  haye driven ont the deer and grouse  hunters say.  Demand for residences in Nelson  has never been as great as at the  present time.  The smelter people at Trail are opening in the store business for the benefit  of their employees.  At Fernie two Austrians were fined  $100 each, for killing fish in Lizard  creek with dynamite.  Penticton is the only part of the  province where, there is an open season for quail this year.  The Bonners Ferry sawmill has  enough logs on hand to keep it running another two months.  Rey. W. H. Bridge, English Church  pastor at Cranbrook for fcwo years  past, has removed to Moscow, Idaho.  J. M. Christie, managerof the Bank  of Commerce at Cranbrook for some  years past, has been transferred to St.  John. N.B.  travels visited Ciesfcon; on Monday,  Cranbj pok Wednesday arid Thursday,  winding up with a week-end at Yahk.  Manager Slater is dqingyhisvbest to  make tip for the labor, shorfeagebydo-  ing-enough-hustlin'g hereaboutsfor at  least three ordinary rmllharids.._ How,-  ever* a very complete mill is being put  up and should be able to cut:about  25,000 feet daily.  For a short time Thursday night.  Kitchener sounded as if a German;  bombardment was under-way. The  excitement was. due to the fact that  Billy Johnson was rather longer than  usual in returning from ...the evening  cow hunt, while Geo. Hunt had failed,  to register a supper appearance as per  scheduled, and both were presumed  lost. The amount of powder expended  in firing off warning guns Was almost  sufficient for a days work with two  machine guns.  Last week's par-igraph that the hotel  would close up' hard and fast on  October. 1st is not. exactly correct.  While :���������the; place will not cater for trade  in the way of serving meals and pro-*"  viding rooms, still those who find ifc  necessary to spend a day or two in  Kitchener will be taken care of provided they are willing to accept- the  hospitality of a private house-which  at times may find itself not quite ready  always to accotnniodafce guests in the  same good style as obtained before the  coming of prohibition.  Morrissey In-  punished been t wood for  For. Kent or Sale���������Six-room  house with half-acre of fruit. Furnace  in basement. Cellar 14x20 feet.��������� B.  Boadway, Creston.  0. G. BENNETT.  Manager CroHton Branch  Pm������trBeBt������������ tTaand  Payments to the Creston Branch of  the Canadian Patriotic Fund for the  month of August total $107, of which  amount $15 is from Sirdar guarantors  and $17 from various C.P.B. employees  whose names aro not available. Those  contributing are:  E M Reid $ 5 00  Geo J Huscroft, jr    4 00  B McCabe    Jl 00  Joe Daly..    2 00  M H Davis    1 00  Mr and Mra Loasby  10 00  J M Cherrington    5 00  W S Watson    5 00  C O Manifold    5 00  J Cook    1 00  H L Crosthwaite  10 00  Miss E Dow     8 00  H B Downs    0 00  W Ji Embroo       75  C G Bennett...    5 00  O Cottrell  10 00  F II Sackson :.:.    1 00  H K Oatway    4 00  Received fromO.P.ll. employees  (list of individual contributors  not furnished hy Co  17 00  Little, F G    5 00  Two soldiers at the  tern ment Camp were  cause they refused to  the prisoners.  - Over 238,000 tons of ore have been  shipped tc .Trail in 1917���������somewhat |  less than the, previous   years owing to  coke shortage.  Trinity Methodist Church at Nelson,  which was <a 1 most destroyed  by fire,  about three years ago, will be re-open-,  ed for use next morith.  Kaslo council is .asking the taxpayers for authority to borrow $2000  to improve the electric light system  and $1500 fco improve the waterworks.-  The ro.'ister and magnetic separator  at the Kaslo concentrating works  were started up on Sunday, and the  blast is now almost, on a three shift  basis.  One of the larpfc-t black tailed deer  eyer brought to Trail was secured  Saturday by Victor Bianco near  Sloean Junction, the animal weighing  dressed 250 pounds.  04 brand new pupils wor." nn hand  for opening day at Trail school which  has so large an attendance that not  enough seats were available. In one  room 70 pupils are enrolled.  News: Whilo coke is plentiful,  water is not, and but two copper  furnaces are in blast yot at the Trail  smelter. . In fact, tho company in now  pumping from the river to augment  its Murphy crook supply. Not in years  has it been so dry, and in the same  timo never has more water been needed at the smelter.  Llmit-ftd  CRESTON        =       B.C.  Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOr-  VER;~EDMONTOA.  Dealer-* in  E A T  Wholesale and Reta i8  B   T^l-sb.      (Itornta  ���������Z     ���������    _J~~-..        ^^mxm.XX...  JX   ULIILI   V,  and Oysters  Season  m-  We  and  have  the  goods,  our  pr'ces  are  reasonable  It. F. Groon, Kootenay's M.P.. and  Hon, Dr. King, Cranbrook, M.P.P.,  will bc at thc head of thc B.C. courts  of exemption in connection with  couNcrlption.  Charles Hill, who founded Porthill  Hr* 1CC1, >*������-������������������ lt*Ux.' ������������n vj-whv to tituorcat  where hc opened up thc Hillcrcst  mimw, and now Uvea at Montreal, was  a vl������ltor at thc old 1-cwn laut week.  Hitettener  T. Thoreson and B. Johnson woro  Croston callers on Monday.  Jas. Johnston, foreman in charge of  the Slater mill construction, spent tho  week-end at liis homo hi Creston.  Harry Eymoll left tho latter part of  tho wook for Halycnn hot springs to  tako treatment for his old trouble,  rhcumatiom, which is giving him a  llttlo bother again.  Tho Henderson children of Ccostnn  were visitors with Mr. and Mrs. Hunt  a couple of days last week, whilo tho  doctor and Mri. Henderson were on a  motor trip to Cranbrook fair.  Mcrsiv McKowan, Spence and Dan  Dcxall of Cranbrook worn hero for the  week end, armed with fhmlng tackle,  gunn, high rubber bootfl, etc., etc., but  their luck wan hardly in proportion lo  '.���������*...'.   C'( t',,'ti',ttm.,t'x,  Pl,l\y     tVOJI-41   |l'lltkltlg.  Lawfc wn-efc wnn hoHd.-tj' week for  Dominic MurtooH*. the idfablc wine  clerk  nl. Hotel Kitchener, and In hlu  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alborta, tho Yukon Torritory, thc North-  West Territories, and iu a portion of  the Provinccof British Columbia, may  bc leased for a term of twenty-one  years renewal for a furthor torin of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2.500 acres will  bo leased to one applicant.  Application for a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to tho Agent  or Sub-Agent of tho district in which  tho rights applied for are situated.  In surveyed territory thc laud must  bo described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj flections, and jn unsurvoy-  cd territory tho tract applied for shall  bo staked out by tho applicant himself  Each application must ho accompanied hy a fee of $5 wliich will hc refunded If the rights applied for aro not,  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall bc paid on tho merchantable output of tho inlno nt tho rato of five cent*  per ton.  The. penson operating thc mine shnl'  furnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for tho full quantity of  merchant able coal mined and pay the  royalty.thereon. If tho coal minhur  rJf;hl.s ni'v uot being operated, such  returns should he furnlNlicd at Icaat  onco a ycar.  TIioIimiho will Include thc  Ing rights only,  27 of 4-5 George  June, 1014.  For full Information application  should bo nnule to tho Wocrofcj'ry of the  Department of the Interior. Ottawa,  or   to #nny   agent   or   Sub-Agent  of  ��������� JJJJJJJIIMIII    I Jf IIIOK'.  W. W. UOHY. Deputy MlnUt.r  Mm Interior.  N.B.���������Unauthorized publication of t hit  .'.h*.'I'MhCiuoiit Will not lw paid for.  coal min-  itwcindcd "hy Chap.  V, awwnted to llhh  'fi'-tf&s&f  ���������������������������MSS  AiAMmi  :aA:<P0M  ApfSpm  ill  ��������� PpPPpM i  ���������'; :'AAP$r  m'fi)A*   -f-M  .'���������*.r*?'ju5'-r  as  V"������*T-  HHtt  m  mm*  mmmm  |IIIWIII������||J������IIIUJHJJ������JJJ  HJ*MHJnmUM������UlWlfl1lHllllHl'"t"u"h""" MHU^uul^Hmmmm^miMuu^m.' m. -'  \.t,:  u:  if  \ssQSmmKwsrt^ CBESTON, & c*  W������.-Wm0m0m  i  A1.-CJM.  Two-Thirds of Canada  For Timber Crop  Lord Rhondda's Task  Business Efficiency in the Use of the  Nation's Natural Resources  One of the surprises to those visiting Europe tu peace limes is thc  method by which all lands ure care-  Fid iy examined and put to work according to their capacity. No farmer  ib 'perm it ted to locale ou non-agricultural soil, and at the same lime.  good farming soil cannot be retained under such.a crop as limber. Canada has only made a beginning at applying sueh a policy ol" im si ness efficiency iu ill'- use oi the nation's  m.lural     resourees. Thousands    oi'r  fanners arc  tx-day  lied lo  farms  tha t j  few  dollars  au  acre,  <-ii  uui  ambitions  practical-]  ������������������vocluce   only  I'.'eir  efforts  Iv   wasted1   in  is   at   a   htgli  \ hole   of   Canada's   arc;  i*\'o-thirds   will   never   produce     he  cops,  aud  i'u   hulk  ol   the  two-thirds  will  prove   p:\ditabU"   under  ov.ls   one  i-rop.   muucly   timber. f  Determined to Put a Stop to Profiteering and Speculation in  Food  Speaking-; with     decided     emphasis.  Lord   Rhondda,   food     con I roller     cf  Great   Britain,  oittHncd   Ids.   position1  toward the public in his recent speed  at  Cardiff,    He  stated  his determiua  tion  to stop speculation  in   the   food j  of the people. :  "1 am going to comc down on ll^e j  profit teer like a hundred-weight t,\  bricks/' he said. "1 shall not he surprised if in a few weeks I enjoy a  fair measure of unpopularity. I have  a suspicious feeling that the reason  the prime minister chose mc for tins  very difficult job was that he knew 1  had the. hide, of a rhinoceros.  "The position I am going* ot takc  up is that of guardian and trustee of  the consumer, move iiarticr.hu ly ihe-  poor consumer.  "I am determined it I can put a|  stop to profiteering aud speculation tu j  food, and' I believe trial I ean do it!  to a large extent. At tlte samej  time, the. rise iu  prices is due also  to;  2 and 5 lb. Cartons������������������  10,20, 50 and 100 lb. Bags.  If better sugar is ever produced than the present  REDPATH Extra Granulated, you may be sure it will  be made in the same Refinery that has led for over hall  a century���������and sold tinder the same name*���������REDPATH,  *Let Redpath Sweeten it."  ttt  15  ���������Canada Sugar Refining Co., Limited, Montre^L  war   conditions,   aiul   il    will   he     im-J  , .practicable   to   bring   uowu   prices   to;  ume when  man-powelj.i.u.lhil ^^-^h*,^     ,'iC     pre wavi  premmii!.      I a king   the *      "'*-  more   than.  Hi  nd'.u'd.  MAKE YOURSELF STRONG  .-Vi!  e:  ���������rests  :h  t>-  .dies?  "ttve  j,he pt'j>u-c'.i<j>  Ure   and   other   tonus  ie   aim   to   keep   in   a  thu.^.e  f.y  t:  ���������di'ion  cau   neve  ia   holds  :.i.g'c  in  In  -ring   of  ��������� --.turds  c  -   b e c it     d e h *: r o \ c d  PA   vs-ode;-;*   com  -id   to   fore",,   fu'-.-s  t eopic    witn     strong     constitutions!  scape   most   .n'   the   minor   ills     that;  Kike life miserable  for others. Don't;  iiiliioiis: ."* c'u   envy   the   friend   who   does     not|  mow field! know what a headache is whose di-  tremendous' gestio*i is perfect and who sleeps  mrcsis. but ���������I -oundly at night? How tar do you  c htst con- j comc irom this description? Have  the  oriamal   > ������*-t ever  made   au  earnest  effort    to  No Horses Sold Without lacense  The British government has now  issued an order prohibiting an oo  [ cupicr of an agricultural holding in  | Great Britain from selling or part-  | ing with any horse used, or capable  of heing-'used,,for the cultivation ol"  tlu* holding except by license.  This ill-considered order is being  vigorously protested against by .English farmers. At a meeting of Staffordshire War Agricultural Committee a member declared the order  was childish and would tend lo interfere seriously with the legitimate  conduct of agricultural affairs.  The committee as a whole decided  to  enter a  formal protest.  -e,'  cl  1*'  C!!VC  Counter Check  Or Sales Books  Minard's  Liniment Cures Colds.  Etc  To Insure Milk Supply  Government Regulation in Britain to  Avoid Waste  t 'lovernnier. t     regulatio!  I^itym   to   ' "  be; -irenghteu your constitution, to build'  trie-,' up  your  system, to  ward oft" clisc.otn-;  bv   fort   and   disease?     Unless   you   liaveV  svs-'*.i*   oiganic   disease   it     is     g'enerally  ' possible lo so improve your physical|  j j-oudirinu   that   perfect   health  will   bei  : yours.    The lirst thing to  be done is   .  ] to build up your blood as poor blood   &*-1'-   Merchant:  Ms the source of nhvsical weakness, j I'f you arc not already using our  ! '* o build up the blood Dr. Williams'; Counter Check or Sales Books we  ! ��������� 'ink rills is insi* thc medicine youi would espectfully solicit your next  i need. Kverv 'dose helps to make! order *"ears of experience m tht  'new biood which reaches every ner-; manufacture of this lmc enable_ us to  , ... . Jve x\nd every part of thc bodv bmig-j give vou a book as neany perfect ^ as  l-'*--<-L   * * * --'--     brightnessi ii is possible to be made in these da  rn g  every part'  color   lo   the   cheek."  .; u  ".r^,ji!'   "kv"1!1!^./11;^) io^ the   eves,     a     steadiness     to     thej i'cult   times.  <. <t>ona*.*M    mic*      nexT)  hlS      "St!*D!l  me. ring."  \\ i "CJ'Jtumc ji'.!'  by a eommitl-  citie>i3������m  that  .-;  ty   j-xisting   am  j., i  i. 11 j j > i  naih-  i f*i s  I    J   l   L  :-."if* have l-eei  in charge o  ".y feeling oi insecuri-j  ��������� tig dairy men in re-j  am! feodum *������tu'"is be. j  ;.���������, far as poM-ihie, reduced- thai r>ur-;  plt;^ summer milk he used to ihej  [)'���������-{ advantage: and that lite loss of  milk during the warm months by  wa*-re   or   S'lmtivg  be   eliminated.  Other recommendations arc that.  :>��������� see that tlu- use of  milk in thc manufac-  j'eolate he prohibited;  ilk which cannot, be  'in dried or condensed milk should be used for*ehec>e;  ami that the sah- of preserved cream  lu-  You can gel these pills  any medicine dealer or by mail post,  paid at 50 cents a box or six boxes  for S2.r0 from The Dr. Williams'  .Medicine.   Co.,   Brockville,   Ont.  5*eiis he taken  di'md   or   lupini  tii'.-.-  of milk fl  tii. i    *-iir[>livs   ('������������������  manufactured   i  tnoiMii  in-'  Ma  of  .*.' iriam��������� A>  i>j>t   ���������������������������!������  ha  Man..!.'-  y. -.'id   l.-.t  il'.itcd  during   the   war.  she ha.- an  says that  mis.  but  j'omi'  -1 IK.Itrf-.  throu-**!--1 this   particular     work     enables   us ,to  ^ "' still     keep     our     prices     reasonably  low.   Before   placing  your  next   order  write   us   for   samples   and   prices,   or  consult   the   proprietor  of  this  paper.  We   make   a   specialty   of   Carbon  r^j.j��������� niH   Wpllmner p,ack  or   Coated   Books,   also    O.K.  Century-Old   Wallpaper special   Triplicate  books.    On   these,  \ remarkable paper covers thej ,.ut, om. yeg!,];^ duplicate and trirJi-  walls ol Messrs. Coutl s Bank m Uu-.\ c.,tc scparale Carbon Leaf Books, we  Strand, London. r\ he; London Daily: j.,,,,,-^.,.- among our customers the  Chronicle, tells ns it was taken Irom i j. ,.,vCtit ami host commercial houses  the hall of the hoard ,-oom in the oldj f,.,-,'^, COast to coa������l. Xo order is too  building at the time the bank crossed'!.".,.���������,. or loo j.niall to be looked ai'tc-  over from the soutii to the north side, t.Vr7*fully.  of the Strand 12 years ago. Then it j \Xc luive connections with the  was al hast a ci ntury old. J'0,'(* j largest paper mill in Canada, ensitr-  Macartney, the first British envoy to j j,,^ ;va UTI1ple supply of the best grade  China,  sent  it  from  the   Far-   Last   lo  j,;.pCr used  in   counter   check   books.  Whole Nation Is Guilty  German People Have Participated in  the   Dream  of  World  Domination  Jt is true lhat thc kaiser and the  junker clement have been the arch-  criminals in the. history of German  military molohcisin. But it is undeniably true that the German people as  a whole have had their share in the  dream and the policy of world domination. The conceit of a superior  civilization, .with all its implications  of divine right to rule the earth, has  been an obsession not merely of thc  court, the aristocracy and the army,  but of professors, clerics, men of  science, hankers, merchants, captains  of industry and from these down to  workmen in the factories and students at the schools. Even thc women have not been free from the delusion that "Dcutschland uber Alle*iv  was thc eleventh commandment superseding and incoporating the other  ten. The fruits of this all embracing  passion of war for conquest and  supremacy through violence arc the  submarine murders, the bombing of  Loudon, thc atrocities of Belgium  and northern Trance. The wocsl  fruit of all is the alternating glorification and condoncment of these unspeakable things by the public opinion of Germany.���������From the New  York  Sun.  Substantial Income  What Did Your Best Cow Ear������ for  You Last Year?  A seven-year old grade in a herd  neat* Oxford Mills, Ont., that milked  from March 30, 1916, to Jan. 30, 1917,,  gave 363.9 lbs. fat which at 45 cents  per pound equals thc substantial  sum   of. 163.75. Perhaps    you  got  more.  Fortunately, the owner of this herd  is keeping records of each cow that  he owns aud has the satisfaction of  knowing that six of his fifteen cows  earned over $150 each.  With milk weighed every tenth  day, and a composite sample tested  once a month, the actual yield of  each cow for hcr full period of lactation can bc found with but little  trouble.  Milk and feed record forms are  free ou application to the dairy division, Ottawa. A study of record.s_  should mean an increase in your cows  earning capacity by al least fifty per  cent, in  three years.  A Standard Medicine.���������.Parmelee's  Vegetable Pills, compounded of entirely vegetable substances known to  have a revivifying and salutary effect  upon ihe digestive organs, have,  through years of use attained so eminent a- position that they rank as a  standard medicine. The ailing should  remember this. Simple in > their composition, they can be assimilated by  the weakest stomach and arc certain  io have a healthful and agreeable effect on  thc sluggish, digestive organs.  MONEY ORDESS  Buy your out of town supplies with Dominion Express Money Orders. Five dul-  Urs costs three cents.  Secure the agency in vour district  for PELHAM'S PEERLESS FRUIT  aud ORNAMENTAL TREES. Good  pav; exclusive territorv. Our agencies are valuable. Write PELHAM  NURSERY  CO., Toronto. Out.  Must Win Battles  of     them  liis friend Thomas Coutts.  Its his.tory  prior to  1SO0 is  unknown.  As a  vermifuge there is nothing so  potent     as   .Mother     Grave's     Wormj  h.xeterminator, and it. can be given to;  the. "most:   delicate   child   wi'hout   feat*!  oi"  injury   to  tlic  constitution. j  Your Grocer  Wl  ill  uriiicf a  package  of  Grape*!  delicious,  A  healthful food  and a pleasing lesson in  economy.  "Tken/s a Reason"  Mi������.','> in Canada      ,>-���������  The Kilties Abroad  "Our   Canadian   Invaders!   How  Like  'Em"  We  and     New  laddies   of  memories   of   im-  of   micomphriiiiiu*-  \ on are therefore assured ot au extra grade of paper, prompt service  ;:u(\   shipments.  Waxed Papers and Sanitary  Wrappers  Wc also manufacture Waxed Bread  and .Meat Wrappers, plain ;uid printed; Confectionery Wrappers, Pure  hood Wased Paper Rolls for Home  Use, Fruil Wrappers, etc.  Write  for samples   of our G  Wased    Papers     used     as     a     mcat|  Wrapper.   'It    ������s    both     grease     audi  moisture  proof,  and  the  lowest   priced   article  on   the     market     for     ihis!  purpose, j  Genuine   Vegetable    Parchment    for j  Butter  Wrappers  We   are    large,    importers     of    this  -.���������articular  brand of paper. Onr prices)  on  SmII   size  in   100AI   quantities  ami!  upward?,    are    very   low   considering  ion to tiie .sordid details ol  war navi-l lIu.  lm..,,.������������������   ),iyh  price   of  this  paper.!  pi'css.'l up<������n us. -*nd   wc c;m  see tlo*: vv>  t.;m  MI]M)*y !UIV  ,,uatility  printed  high   I'Pr'ni-'e   :u'd   '<raiwl   reward      '   whicli   we   ,ii''hl.  Vet it might be just as aycII recognized now as at any otlier time  that the program which the Allies  have in mind���������a program which carries with it indemnification of Belgium and the restoration of Alsace-  Lorraine; which -carries with it an  c.'sacting from Germany of thc recognition of defeat���������may not be realized until thert has been a mililan.  decision now lacking, With their  military lines *in the position thai  Germany's arc now in, great peoples  do not consent lo surrender theii  territory or to pay indemnities to  ^ r*, lhc nations tliey .-'ire lighting for thc  ci'.Miruclion they havc  New   York Tribune.  ARLINGTON  WATERPROOF* COLLARS AND 0UPF9  Do away with alt Laundry- ,BU1������. When th*������ji  become soiled just wash them with soap ana  ���������water. No ironing: necesffiwy. Suttabl* tod  those of the moat fastidious taste aa thoy look ������4  goodaslitien.   Ask your dealer for them.  ARLINGTON  OO. OP CANADA, Lin-iKed  Fraeei* Avenua, Toronto  wrought.--  New   York  is  invaded;  \ ork   lih'-s   il.      The   braw  'lie     Kilties   revive  llinching   conrav'.i.,  dcvotio'i, oi' terrible hardships bloi'iie]  with unquestioning fortitude. With]  ���������Vcir skirling pipes ihey shatter the!  clouds ol gloom which clo-'e Mien-J  tiou to tiie sordid details of war hav<  lor i  Irom  fiiock,  equipment   loi  is    the     uk-si  "I hoice   J >*.<.iv>   1-utter  Ir .       ..     .      . .   ..     ,      ,.  i      ( Mir   machinery   and  How    wise   I'.uyh'.nd   and   I'.ngland s, \v;,N*ing  ami    I'rintin'  panmr,  fauada.  have  been   to   retain   llim-,.nl  ;imi  complete  in  Canada  and  .���������omethmg  of  the  picturesque  m  wai^ (.llM,,.,..-    yon    lirM-ckis:-,    goods     and  the   kiltie.-,   t.acli   us.     They   arc   m '. ��������� >r.mipt   service,  drab   ami   <h!re.-dng;   thee   arc    e.lec-!      ,,,,,   ....  ,.,,.   ,.,,,,....,,..,.   ,-.. , ,,,,,-  hie will: life ami power and strength.! AHM.M'OUI >   K'U I \:H   Ull.t..k  Tin*   manhood   .,i"   them,   the   linn   in-,' I'.OOK   COM l'A N'\,    l/lh.  lent,  the  authority   limy  symbolize  is' Hamilton,  (, nnada.  written  iu  i-ach  disciplined  move  audi < )|')U(.,s:   Toronto,    Montreal,     Wini'i-  Shep is the great iiotirisher of infants, and without peaceful sleep the  child will notthrive. This cannot be  got if the infant be troubled . with  w'ovms. Miller's Worm Powders svill  destroy worms and drive them from  the syst"m, and afterwards the child's  rct/l will hc undisturbed. The powders cannot injure, the most delicate  baby, and there is nothing so cll'ee-  live for resloriiuv the health of a  worm -w oni   infant.  11 .'. irdi'ii  ���������ach disciplined  move and!  in     i \. rv   ..������s(iire   <.','   (heir  ,i  oidered display. The call lo duty they  iiller   is   not   plaintive   or  apologetic;!  it  is "In 'ffu! and proud,   ll  sumnionti  liol    lo   s'icviiii'e,      I.lit    I.i      oppolillllil,*..1  i t   in*, in -..   hei   ('in-,,   noi   pl'-nd.        ll<''  who   ean   hear  aid   answer,   and   ihn  not,   i-,   pa* 1    ;>h ;111iri���������".  Tin .-''   men   of   the    \l aplc    I .e.af   at  i"'i-;,  m;i..>i.s ei,  il  i i ���������. i r.  \ l.'lol  <. I.. i I i o 11     of      I ' I' 11 ������������������ :��������� I. I  ������������������ .,. I   U 1 J .  in      i ,      I '.   ( _\      li     I  i i   ,i] I i ���������     J 11 '  .ibcri .* ,    I iin i I y   \\ ill al lain  Nee,    Yoik   Sun.  Shc  Knew Hcr Country  In a kindergarten class Hags were  i shown, ami in apswer to a qui slion  , a lilllc -.'jrl gavi^ response thai was  i <    peel i d   i if   her ; .  "Thi*   i>   tin*   Hag  of  my   country."  i       " Nnd    what    \<    lhe    name      of    your  ci i ii ii l f������  '"    ... -i -    ill.'   11,, j- i    j i ne' '��������� i' iii.  i      "'Iii  oi   thee,"  was   the   prompt   re-  I l'i ���������, .      I ii'lia 11;��������� |n di >   \T \v;.  ,\liy,  i y.n   i  h. i     w  I i inti i  II .'  VV.  N.  u.  II  I I  s ',   . ,11 111 li 'l  . 'I   il    mi  lull    T I an  a s." V  v    Im  'nl . 11  I !il  ( .j  ���������-i'l  llu  Me    'i-t'l'  h    in   ll'.ii  W rites  ll I v      vv !���������  ' ii .  -11! i  An  "P.  \ e  u iili  ������������������lite  i al i  lip*  ���������'.ent  ye/  oil  a m.        X ii '  il   Jill   I I.I  hol I   Ini     le.'l  i.a.   in  Well.-  ,1 S  I ll evil roil -  ' lloi-  tlSSmx, *hn ""iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiu:  MltOI   IHO   TwoCvbm torn Llfntlm<rt ������  E\flf)|t|aq   Murino !���������! furTli'iMl lOyeii.  It.il =  iviuvivji   lilycs   Sun. ti)).,.-,.-.iiriiniil.it'iil -  Ili.fi.'i'liJj'.  I    I'.C.IIIIH III  I'JjU-ll.'.'.,  I Ipl.          Iln.jli  Hi'fclurj.'i.    Mnrlnnl'ia  lavurll  " 1'irUjnHur I'm a iii r innl i in iiii.   <ll v" ymir  v. iHim icj iiiinii of your lii*liijj iuro ai your ^  ~ Tuiillt iin'I wuh l Im Nil uiu rru ul ni Ity. '-.  rtRMiM lufM *nii r������tjMi������������ nny wcw ryr������-i r?  ��������������� Mu'il iii I'niii mul (i|,|ii';il Mliirmi or |i.y Mull, jj  ���������" l;������ Uui i.r ty������ Ri'mtidy (!n., CIiIcjkh, Ur Fun Bonk :-:  "��������� ������JI lllieuiiiii  . i.'i'j"!,".'. ".,-, mi...-nji,;,.,.  .,~  Bringing the House Down  Thc following sign is nailed to one  of the .slender posts supporting the  porch roof of a country store in a  hamlet,  of   ill/  .bar   West:  "Hon't hitch your bronchos to lhc  pillars of this 'temple. Remember  Samson."  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget  Cows.  in  A new yarn from Kngland: A girl  wailing in a queue to buy the: t re  tickets was annoyed by the *- fresh  11 marks ol a fal ignoramus behind  lur, Finally he said, "Are you mar-  !).<!,   >w i'. ihe,i rl ':"     She   turned,     and  COOK'S   COHON   ROOT   COMPOUND  A safe, reliable ttgutatlnt madb  cine. Sold in three degress ol  strength. No. 1, Jl; No... t������.  No. 3, $S per box. Soldi by all  di-ufi-eista, or sent prepaid In  plain .package on receipt of  price. I'ree pamphlet AddrcM  THU COOK MHDICIWB Cfl;  T*t*nU. 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Ask your phynlclan, dntgclutf or send for   Have  you had Typhoid?" teltlni; of Typhoid t������cclnc,  lenultt from us , anddaneer from Typhoid Curlers.  THE CUTTER LABORATORY,  BCRKCLEY, CAU  WOBUCIHO VACCINI* * ���������MUU������ UNDKR U. ���������, 00V. IICIM*������  n 11 'i   a1 ":A   '' "  "^'ol|   1ci   me  rii.'hi,   si-.i..r,"  coil   need    I'.nl  no  \   Il'( Ml 'I I -  I',lie  ���������nii.  alum  :,aid   llu:   ma  ������������������al   me  up,"  .'IU'    .-.il.'t,]  ill a l's all'1  her, ''but j  "I   would I  I   be .dine ed,"  hin'   rejoined,  "I'm   a  Me,! re  Inn;   the  I'lU't'  t   * ,.  Idled     ll  Ti'.''t.tcr;  .>     J'.Ih n,  what  '.ire  ynu  nut  11 V |ia|i. I       olli-.ide    I he    hullsi  (|iiicLi r     Hillside.     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C,  W-.SiW  the series of miscalculations by the enemy  Eminent Writers Believe That There Are Forces Outside Of Our  Knowledge And Control Which Govern The War Situation  And Are Dominant Factor in Controlling Events  In   one  of  his   illuminating  articles  in  hand and Water, Mr.- Arthur Pollen has recently shown what the Germans might and  could have done in  crippling  out*  fleet when  it was     reviewed by the King near Portsmouth  in-. 3914,   just   before   the   war   broke  out.     But  the ^Germans   never    contemplated the  likelihood or even  the  possibility of    Britain    entering    the  si rife.        Mr.   Pollen    remarks., that  though   they  have  shown  themselves  ������1!  through these three years greatly  daring, yet they dared just too little  at  the outset,  and  that, though they  have   proved   themselves     to  be   diabolically wicked, they were not wicked enough to win.   If at that ijioment  they knew, as they did, that war was  inevitable,   they  ought,     Mr.     Pollen  argues, to have risked the possibility  of Britain coming in, and to have remembered  that  first  of  all.    If  only  ' their foresight had    been    equai    to  their subsequent want of scruple they  could have    done    Britain    immense  damage, and delayed action by    our  fleet  for at least  six months.      Thc  Germans have thus given an example  of  childish  folly  hand in  hand   vvith  -..trocitrious wickedness and cunning.  It   is   no   wonder     that     Mr.   Pollen  ������-.��������� notes  some  striking- words  of    the  great jurist,    Sir  Frederick  Pollock,j  words  which  deserve to  be    perma-|  nently  remembered:   "The    Germans j  will* go   down   in   history  as   people  v.jjo l'orcsaw cvery-xiimg except wnat  actually happened, and calculated everything   except  its   cost     to     themselves." '  There is nothing more remarkable  than the series of German miscalculations. Not only did they assume  th.at Britain would nOt intervene,  they reckoned on Irish discontent,  the independence of the various parts  of the. British empire, aud a sudden  jitiack on France through Belgium  before Russia could be ready. Then  . in the war itself," some most impres-  sivev aud significant instances have  occurred. It is well known that at  the Maine everything indicated that  the worst would happen, and, if rumor be. correct, this was believed  even by our high command, and nobly faced. Yet suddenly everything  was ^changed, thc retreat was arrested, and "tlte miracle of the Marne"  is now a $ well-recognized phrase.  Then, too, in the closing days of  October and thc beginning of November, 1914, the Germans suffered  a severe defeat on thc Yser. They  might* havc had the coast of Belgium  and France without difficulty  they first entered thc country,  they were in too  fret to Paris  at niy  had  -���������num. But even on the Yser  Yprqs, when a thin line of  soidievs withstood an overwhelming  mass of Germans, it is now- known  that with fi little more pressure and  perhaps only another half an hour or  so of fighting, the Belgian coast  But in either case it is possible and  important to distinguish between  means and source, between thc human factors which seem so natural and  ihe Divine power which controls, the  "divinity which shapes our end,  rough-hew them how we will." It i;  this reminder of thc presence and  power of God that the writers  quoted so strikingly illustrate  vindicate. It says to every man  all his cleverness, and every  with all its power; "Thus  far  now  and  with  nation  shalt  thou comc, and no farther." And it  gives a solemn emphasis to those  truths of righteousness and judgment  on which the universe is based: '"The  mills of God grind slowly, but they  grpid exceeding small. -Though with  patience. He stands waiting,* with exactness grinds He all."���������Toronto  Globe.  Defeat May Make  The Germans Revolt  Big  when  only  great   a   hurry   to  Meanwhile the British  established  itself in    Belaud at  British  and  aiais  would have been won  And what may bc said of Verdun?  An able writer has pointed out four  reasons for this attack whieh was no  sudden decision, but a carefully prepared effort. .Tliyre. was the military  reason which seemed to insure success to the Caimans and would involve terrible, embarrassment to the  French. There was the political reason, involving the detachment of  France from the Allies, and peace ou  Germany':, terms. Tliere. w;is the  dynastic,   reason,   the  prestige  of   the  Entente   Victory   Would   Have  Great Effect, Says Author  of J'Accuse  A sweeping victory by the Entente  Allies, sufficient in its effect to rouse  the German people to a realization  that they have been deceived, is the  only thing that will bring about a  revolution and the overthrow of the  Hohenzoiierns, according to- Professor Herman Fernau, a German journalist and author of J'Accuse, a pamphlet published in Switzerland at the  beginning of thc war and suppressed  by the Swiss government. Fernau,  now a political refugee in .Switzerland, is quoted in an interview obtained by the Switzerland correspondent of thc Russky Slovo.  "I consider a revolution in Germany possible only in event of a  sweeping military victory by the Allies," Fernau is quoted as saying.  "The fortress of the Hohenzollerns  is impregnable in appearance only,  and it may tumble to pieces at an unexpected moment. Germany has been  deceived by a continuity of official  lies since the bcginr.m'g of the war  vdien the German government announced a French airplane, raid on  Nuremberg and that Russian troops  had violated the frontier.  , "Later on, the Socialists learned  that they had been deceived, but had  not the courage to change their attitude-. The Socialist party in Germany, moreover, is a big capitalistic  business. They have 25,000,000 marks  invested in various enterprises.  "On August 2, 1914, Chancelloi  von Bcthmann-Ifollweg called allthe  Socialist claders in Germany into  conference and he told them bluntly  'either you will be with us or we  shall destroy your organizations.'  Thc Socialists decided to support  the government and continue their  business.  "There is no doubt," thc interview  continues, "bnt lhat thc repression in  Germany of any popular movement  will be attended, by terrible results,  and a revolution will be. the bloodiest  that the world has ever witnessed.".  Barrier Tight Against Subs.  Germans Try to Break It But Their  , -.*' Efforts. Are Futile  ���������.Across the eastern .mouth of the  English Channel there still stretches  the great barrier, which :s one of thc  principle defences of the Allies' vital channel traffic against the'v-isit of  the German submarine.  _ The 'barrage," they call the barrier, in naval phrase. It consists in  general terms of a series of- "obstructions" stretched from huge steel  buoys, shore to - shore twenty-odd  miles. Any craft which strikes one  of these obstructions straightway explodes a group of mines which spell  finis to the intruder.  A whole fleet of naval shipping is?  constantly engaged in maintaining  and patrolling the great barrier. Its  existence is no secret to the Germans, for they are constantly sending over airplanes to chart thc buoys  and mark any changes that may have  been made since their last visit. And  changes are constantly ebing made.  Here aud there along the line arc  secret openings through which naval  pilots may guide legitimate craft on  their way, but these openings are  frequently altered, and not even the  airplane eyes of the German can  which buoy marks safe passage  which marks destruction. If  mingrlayiag submarines wish to  ter the channel they must take their  chances. They must cross submerged, for the patrol ..boats are on constant duty, and if'they escape the  traps, while submerged, it can only  be said that another miracle has happened.  Such miracles seldom happen.  Sometimes twice a week, sometimes  oftener, explosions are heard at night  from the great barrier, indicating  that "something" has touched off a  group of mines. Immediately the  patrols hurry off in the direction of  the e-xplosionT "What they find there  is a well-kept secret.  Recently the Germans tried a new  plan to break the barrier. They sent  over threc^seaplanes with orders _ to  descend low^ovcr the great barrier,  at any risk, and shoot their -machine  guns into the buoys, thus sinking  them and the barrier with them. But  the patrol boats were on hand, and  two of three seaplanes never returned to their German home.  BETTER   METHODS  Departments of Agriculture   In The Three Western   Provinces  Promoting The Interests Of The Farmers Through Providing  Better Marketing Facilities And Demonstration Work  tell  and  en-  Germany's War  Came Prematurely  imperial house,  ttt  of  and thc mililary  casto, with lhat of the 'Crown Prince  in particular. And there was thei  economic, reason, relieving Germany  of the menace of the Lorraine iron  mines. All this enables* us to realise  what th,e loss of Verdun would have  meant, aud yet llio. prolonged and  thorough preparations went fo.* nothing. Making every allowance for;  French foresight and valor, is iti-nos-  Bible to avoid noticing something  {���������till  more remarkable?  It is unnecessary lo do more than  er to the political blundering by  which A i ii eric a was brought into lhc  war, and to the shortsighted endeavors lo fralernize with Russia when a  Midden and strong attack, while the  Hnsnian army wus "paralyzed" by  the new liberty, would almost certainly have put Petrograd at the merry of tiie Germans, Air. Pollen asks  ���������whether it is "altogether chance"  that there should have * been "thi."'  xi'Wiling blindness lo lhc most palpable hirers of the game, such inexplicable, inaction where the right action was so obvious and easy." No,  it ia not "chance," but, an a striUing  uriicle by ))r, Archibald Fleming bas  pointed out, (lure are forces outside  niiv kiiit-vvli'dge and rfoiilrol which  may change a situation iu an instant.  'Vliin is the dominant: factor, the. in or-  tii ii.il.iy ai uu' 11.niv <ji .. v 11 .> i .un,-,.  The effect may be brought out by  material fori'.-*:a of which we. know  notion-.*, or by psychological '.'.Ic-  nurnt"'   <,vhieli  %ve     rannot     calculate.  Royal Flying Corps  American  Flyers arc  Now  Training  at Toronto  One hundred American (light cadets arc now in training with J,he  Royal Flying Corps at Toronto, the  s'-tiad .being on parade daily on thc  University   campus   where   their  distinctive uniform attracts*"* much attention. _ The Americans are. taking  their training tinder British officers.  The American government will bear  the expense of providing the aeroplanes and aerodromes and of look'  ipg after their ineiv while, they are im  Canada.  This is bull preliminary lo a vast  amount of work which tlu* Canadian  branch of the Imperial Royal Flying  Corps purposes to do for lhe American government, as, according" lo reciprocal arrangements completed between the American ami Urilish authorities, the Canadian branch will  provide the training facilities in the  summer, while Ihe United .Slates  vill provide lhc. training during lhe  winter period,, when it id impossible  lo   teach   flying   iu   Canada.  Present arrangements provide for  lhc handling of a hundred American  air students a mouth. in return lor  Ihis Canadian students will go (o  American points' next winter, California having been selected .m one  of tlu* chief training centre-'. The  Koyal Flying ("orprt have been unable to enlist enough flight eudels in  Canada lo keep their wheel machinery iu  operation all  the lime.  Started World Catastrophe too Soon  for Their Complete Success  In 1914 German foreign trade exceeded that of the United States,  and was of much more 'profitable  character. England tvas the only  country ahead of Germany, and the  latter was gaining on her rival at the  i":te of about 15 per cent, a ye.ar. The  German military, naval, and air services were being rapidly expanded,  and but a few more years were, needed to render, the mailed fist, far  stronger than it was in 1914. Other  nations were, begrudging the expense  of armament and holding back where-  ever possible. . Germany was going  ahead eagerly and. joyfully, howevr  er, with a definite and fell purpose  in view. Jrlcr statesmen under-estimated the resisting power of others,  over-estimated ,thcfr own state of  preparedness, or else were pushed on  to action by forces from within the  nation of which no'true analysis has]  been made or can bc until the situation at the beginning of the .war ean i  be studied in thc calmer light off  peaceful retrospective.  They precipitated a world catastrophe .before they were. strong  enough to turn it: to their own complete advantage, ll is possible rhat  thc day would never have come  when Germany could have dictated  her terms to the world, but had she  waite.il ten yeais longer she would  havc, barring- accidents, brought  about a state, of affairs with the  possibilities of which the imagination can only play, lt is bad enough  as it is, and the bill of costs to  humanity for -"even Germany's premature, ellort to become the superpower of thc world will reach a .stag-i  go ring total of which  people themselves will  Hlmre.��������� r.T)." YYhelpley,  ly   Ut-view'.  lhe. chief source of wealth of the  Western Provinces of Canada lying  m their agricultural possibilities, it  is uot surprising that considerable  efforts are made to assist and educate the farmer in the best methods  of farming and disposing; of his produce. The Saskatchewan government, through its department of agriculture, has shown much activity  in this respect. This department was  inaugurated in 1897, and its history,  together with an -account of what it  is accomplishing at the present time,  is interesting; incidentally, it also  reflects the agricultural progress of  the province, which in many respects  is most remarkable.  In 1898 the entire staff of thc department consisted of twc**tjr-five  employees; in March, 1917, the staff'  had been increased to seventy, uot-|  withstanding the fact that the department has been relieved of a  great part of its original work by the  creation of other departments. The  number of farms in thc whole of  the North West Territories, including Alberta and Saskatchewan, in  1898, was 8,346; in 1911 they had  increased to 119,934 in Saskatchewan  alone. Many more have been added  to this number since. The first estimate of crop production was made  by thc department to cover the bar-  vest of 1899, when thc wheat yield  was given as 6,439,183- for the. Territories; iu 1916 the yield- in Saskatchewan alone was 123,448,000 bushels, while in 1915 it was 243,481,000  bushels.  Broadly speaking, the policy and  efforts of the department have been  directed along two main lines: firstly,  educational, ' in endeavoring to promote better methods of farming, and  secondly, economic, or endeavoring',  to improve thc business conditions  of the producers so as to place the  business of agriculture in Saskatchewan upon a sound, permanent and  attractive  basis.  The department has done much lo  spread a knowledge of the methods  of farming best suited to the. province aud has. furnished lecturers for  institute meetings and judges for  competitions at fairs; paid legislative grants to agricultural societies  and provided scholarships for domestic science students. YVi.h the  co-operation of the agricultural col-i  lege- al Saskatoon much educational  work has been carried on, notably by  means of the. "Brtier Farming"  trains, which during the few years  have be'en run through the more re-  ccntly settled districts, giving practical demonstrations and conveying information as to the best farming  methods Lo those whom it would  otherwise have been difficult to  reach. Agricultural education in the  primary schools has heen furthered  by the encouragement of school gardens, assistance at fairs, and the  provision of seeds for school gardens at the  lowest possible cost.  A striking example of what has  been accomplished is shown in the  dairy industry. .The butter output  had fallen as low as 126,8-19 pounds  iu 1-896, and only two of the four  creameries then in operation were  on a self-supoprting basis. In 1916  the production of butter was 2,538,-  061 pounds���������-an increase of almost  twentyfold in ten years���������jfnd there  were seventeen creameries, with  7,205 farmers sending cream. Much  of this growl li is due to the assistance rendered by the department of  agriculture which look the dairy industry iu  hand,  and instituted  a  co  in the form of free pamphlets and  leaflets and in a monthly publication  and are of great aid to the farmer.  The farmer is assisted in obtaining labor by the bureau of labor,  which' was organized in 1917. This  branch secures and distributes farm,  domestic and harvest labor by means  rt    - ��������� j -���������  by  tlte  and  qf 'employment    bureaus,     and  \v orking in    conjunction    with  transportation  and  immigration  thorities.  In the promotion, formation  conducting of agricultural co-operative associations advice .-and assistance is rendered by the co-operative organizations branch, which was  formed in 1911. Pamphlets are also  issued from time to time on agricultural co-operative work, such as Jive-  stock marketing, community breeding, and so  on.  Assistance is rendered the farmer  in -a similar manner by the departments of agriculture of Alberta.  Manitoba and .the Dominion government, and also, by the Canadian Pacific railway company, differing only  in detail from that described in tha  foregoing. The last named also has  a scheme by which the new settler  with limited capital is enabled to have  a farm home with the least possible  delay and discomfort incidental to  taking up raw land. It consists of  what is termed "Ready-made Farms."  These are prepared for the purchaser  by the company, which breaks th������  land, erects-buildings and in some  cases sows the land to crop. Long  terms of payment are given in the  sale of these lands, which enable the  farmer with comparatively small'capital to take a farm of his own and  derive an income therefrom immediately.  Brilliant British Exploit  Did  Motor  s  Boats  Taken to  Africa  Eflfetcive Work  When the histories of the \vir are  written the British blunders that  have received so much attention -will  be -eclipsed by accounts of brilliant  exploits like the one which has just  been received of a fight oil Lake Tanganyika, in the heart of Africa. This  long sheet of water forms the greater part of the western boundary of"  German Hast Africa, and here tha  Germans felt secure in thc possession of three staunch gunboats.  Two motorboats, outclassing the  German gunboats, were shipped from  England to Cape Town and thence  overland by almost superhuman effort. The Aicrinans heard a rumor of  their coming but laughed it to scorn  as sheer madness. The expedition  was hampered by tropical heat and  shortage of water, the men enduring  torture from thirst that the' traction  engines might have what water there  was. After many months thc boats  wore launched on thc lake and in a  scries of brisk running fights cap-  lured one of tiie German boats and  sank  the  other two.  Africa will prove a fruitful source  of stirring exploits and adventures.  The British colonies in that quarter  have accomplished wonders in.self-  defence, in their expeditions into  German territory and in furnishing  troops for other theatres of the wai.  ���������New York  Evening Sun.  the  pay  in   Fortnight  Gorman  i   heavy  Moral of thc London  market  gardener,   w"  io  Raid  had  sue-  be  and  on  see  all  a.ei-  o | > e i  ai.  A  cessfully     appealed      for     exemption)  from   military   service   owing   to   <lej-1 i,OM  ivicstie.   rc-ponsihililie'*,   asked   o>  allowed   to   waive   his  objections  enlist.  The  siclil   of   East   London  lhe day it was  raided  made  him  what, lho  war rvMuired���������mou    al  costs.   Ifc   was   -.uvepled.   Two   P  lo-  on  .'SS  to  does  the  The  ie.t.*v  co  in  "A .poor jour, ni ixlter Mian a good  joke iu  one respect al least,"  "Mow's  thai?"  "One's likely to hoar lhe 1a������4 of a  noor joke."    UulTalo  Esprcs*;,,  lists who up to the raid had been  imprisoned for actively participating  in meetings inimical to the cause of  lhc counlry. volunteered for ihe  front. I 'In* i ran i ways of Condon  show that during the raid mouth tho  rceeipis  increased.  in  farmer by purchas-  evcry kind, as    fav-  "llis wife make', him  every  Sunday."  "llow do   vou     know     she  hiru gor"  "Because   he   goes."   -IVlroil  uid'ay  Nighl.  go t<i church  makes  Si. t -  '���������Hasher  would  pietc  "And he  cossoii's   t  ������������������elected     his  oul   a motor .  has been busy  vri*   since,       l'i  as  wife  ���������ar,"  buying  tck.  operative    scheme      whicli      entirely  changed   the   situation.   ,.-'Creameries,  co-operatively   owned,  have  been  c'.U'd   -,\t  seventeen  central   p-iints  the      different    railroads, Express  charges are  paid at  thc.  creamery  that  lhe  farmer *at  a   distance  noi   suiter   from   the    fact  that  er������amery  is   not   al   his  door,  dairy  branch  markets  the     product-*,  distributing  the  total  net   profits  ratively  twice a  month,     lust-ruc-  in  dairying is  given   to   farmers  the.     creameries    throughout     the  y<ar, and by travelling inslruoi.ors  special   dairy  instruction  cars.  ,   The  livestock branch, organized  /f911,  assists  lhc  ing  livestock  of  orably  as  possible, ami  Kclliug  them  to   farmers  on  a  cash, half cash    or  (,1-artir  oa>.h   basis.     Iu  Ihis   manner  5 19  Saskatchewan   farmern  ;rpi.li.-d   with   1,3P-1  sheep up to the end  ycar.  To assist  Mich tillage  will* control uo\iou������ weeds ami result in bic-'er and better crops there  \r> ,i ,*pcoi:il branch of this drpart-  tuenl, worl.ini' hrough agricultural  '���������ceretarics ami weed intipectors. This  'liianch ah.o anal.,';.<���������!*. Sftcd for purity  for germination, i bore  lor thc collectimi und  ��������� if *-(aii'*tie5 and useful  for  farmers.    The *,tatii������,-  i-h   1,  to the  lhe  and  ---MO  of the  bad  :xt x i!  last  been  3/������?0  fiscal  farmer in practising  cropping methods as  Save Thc Fat  Kcononiy Necessary in   the Use   of  Bacon  Bacon at the present high price is  too  great  a  luxury  for many of us,  and the   farm housekeeper with    her  home  supply is very fortunate.  Certainly no scrap of bacon or bacon fat  should be wasted.   The fat from frying bacon is  sufficiently purified, after boiling in water, for many forms  of cookery in which lard is ordinarily  used.    Tlu*. special use of bacon fat  however,  is in    cooking    meat    and  vegetables.    With baked beans bacon  fat takes thc place of a piece of pork,  while in many meat dishes and vegetable  chowders it  is used instead of  frying pork or bacon cut in dice to  form  a  medium  in  which  vegetables  are browned before further/moking.  A variety of brown  stews    "may    be  made from the cheaper cuts of meat,  in   wliich   thc  meat,  cut    into    neat  piece.**,  is  first    browned    in    bacon  P.A,   and   thru   r.!civ.!y   rocked  v.iih   :**-  savory gravy, preferably in a closed  casserole   in   I lie   oven.     Elank  steuk  (which ean no longer bf. caJled cheap,  however),  is  especially  good cooked  iu   this   way,  than  with  oil  ii :oic  and   I���������������>'.*.  il  ������j    ;\   branch  i onipilatio-i  it  formal ion  ���������c������   am  I   infoi iu.tti.,11   uit   dist-.United  a.  and   it    "goes  ior rncthodrt  of  further"  cooking.  The   lady-   And   you   may  suspect  a  discharged   butler  i'/*jbl������������*i*\-  Hoporler���������When  cd?  The Lady���������Oh,  kept n butler, but  cjliit* will--Judge.  of  withe  oi  1/c  di������cli������i������s-  we   never  1  think il  trcn.lv  t<m������id������  vviiiri  Ammm  aWM  '���������B8  I  ,lii  A  mi*wmmm  BBSS  asm  JJAJjtyLi^Hk^^'-^^^^l^  ^n^ Z^:AAaaS.  mtht^*imlBtf������^tim^������^Mmj.t^m^^i..i^m������  <i^f$'A$AA&������Ai'A  ���������&&i>:mJtfWMm$A-  rCvi ^.-������������������r.���������'v^;^^���������,v;.'*^V't^/;V���������v^���������'.���������'.-^J^*  m  *^5?S������^K������WK>  ���������*r">*Jv^'.'i.V-'1  v-K*'jl>&'&\H  'tM$!A%M  WW&SS'V:  ���������*-*''-;*'. ;-/''������ >,<'!  ?s������������||������'  Hv  I  I?!  lit  lit  III  fit  I  k  hi  THE CRESTON REVIEW '���������":-*.  Local and Personal  Submit particulars any residence or  lots for sale. "Buter,** care Review,  Creston.  Mrs. Stocks and her guest, Miss Mc-  Larty are,spending the week with  friends in Ntlson.  For Sale, Young Pigs���������Choice  stock, just a few left, $6 each.���������J.  Arrowsmith, Creston.  Fob Sale���������Range, heater, parlor  suite, lamps, chairs, and other articles.  ���������R. B. Pow, the Manse.  Mrs. C. G. Bennett and childreh left  on Sunday to spend a few days with  her mother in Cranbrook.  T.   Crawford   left  Nelson where he is a  on Tuesday  visitor   at  for  the  Mrs. R. S. Bevan, who has spent the  past month with friends at Moscow,  Idaho, returned home on Sunday.  W. B. Muir was another of the  Creston visitors at the Cranbrook  fair last week, returning on Friday.  R. G. L. Clarke, Vancouver, chief  Dominion fruit inspector for B.C.,  arrived yesterday on   an official visit.  Mrs. D. W. Brown of Medicine Hat  is spending a few days with Mr. and  Mrs. Cook, en route home froui a visit  at the coast-  John Blinco is on his annual visit to  Nelson this week, for the fruifc fair  -*nd a session of the Kootenay beekeepers' association.  Mrs. J. B. Hayden is a Nelson  visitor this week for the fruit fair.  Miss Ruth Lidgate is also a Nelson  visitor for the exhibition.  R. M. Reid left   on Thursday  on a  UUBlIItW)  * auc^JLi > n .  cup    I  absence Mr. Winters of Fernie is in  charge at the local C.P.R. depot.  Mrs. Cherrington, who bas been  with friende at Regina and other  Saskatchewan points for the past  month, arrived home on Suuday.  M. McCarthy, who has been in  charge of a C.P.R. steam ahovel at  various points in Alberta for the past  three months, returned on Friday.  Father Murpny, the i*ecently-ap-  pointed priest to the Cranbrook parish  was here on Tuesday, looking after  some pastoral duties for Father  Kennedy.  Creston Methodists are having their  harvest thanksgiving service on Sunday, Sept. 30th. Christ Church will  probably have a similar service on  Oct. 14th.  Bev. R. E. Pow, who has been in  charge of Creston Presbyterian church  since April, 1015, has resigned the  pastornte and will be leaving at the  end of the month.  Mrs. McWilliauis and children of  Bsteyan, Sask., who have spent the  past two months with her parents  here, Mr. and Mrs. T. Mawson, left  for home yesterday.  Hay Louie* the Indian horseman;  made a clean up of $45 at the Cranbrook fair last week, capturing first  and second money in a couple of the  Indian saddle horse events.  Mr. and M������*s.. Morgan of Cowley  arrived on Monday to spend a few days  with Mr. and Mrs. Manuel. Mrs.  Manuel and her guests are at Nelson  at present for the fruit fair.  Mrs. Bain bridge returned on Saturday from a yisit with Alberta friends.  Her health has been poor of late and  she is leaving in a few days for Cranbrook for treatment in the hospital  there.  Principal Bronsson. who has been  occupying the Coulter cottrge on  Victoria Avenue, moved into Mrs.  Long's residence on Saturday, the  Coulter place being taken hy Vice-  principal Smith.  Friday was pay day for the successful exhibitors at the 1917 Institute fall  fair when about $200 was distributed.  Of this amount $121 was in cash, and  the balance in merchandise of a verv  ���������tangible variety generally.  October is starting in well in the  entertainmont line. On the tirst the  Methodist ladies have a pie social, and  on the 3rd the Holy Cross Church  ladies are resuming their whist parties,  in Grady's Hall, Fourth street.  The treasurer's statement shows  that the vVomen's Institute fall fair  the early part of the month derived  SSJIJLO of revenue from admissions to  the fair, while the sale of refreshments accounted for $37.50 gross.  Mr. and Mi's. C. O. Quist and child -  i*en left on Sunday for the old home at  Metiskow, Alta., where they will remain until after the harvest and  threshing. Mr. Quist and his sons are  farming two sections of land there.  Mrs. Ben Long left on Friday last  for Stratford. Ont., . to visit her son  who is signed on with the. 67th Field  Battery aud is expecting to go overseas this month. Mrs. Long will re=  main in the east probably   all winter.  The band and orchestra are entertaining at a dance in the Parish Hall  on Friday evening, Sept. 28th. In  view of the reclamation meeting at  that time it is expected there will be  a number of Bonners Ferry guests on  this occasion.  ROBT. LAMONT  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE   -    REAL. ESTATE  DEALER IN COAL  ORESTON   -   -   B.O.  Extract of  Strawberry  Cure that summer  complaint before it-  is too late.  Extract ol' Strawberry will do it in  twenty-four liouiu  Creston Drug &Book Co,  PlIONK 07  CJ11E8TON  Creston Red Cross Society benefitted  to the extent of $20 on the recent fall  fair, on the raffle of the John Keen  prize shirt and the sale of refreshments���������to say nothing of a dozen  pairs of soldiers' socks that came in on  special prizes.  Although this is the time of year  when most all fruit is going out largely by freight express shipments at  Creston are heavy. "W ednesday,  which was . a little heavier than  ayerage, saw 172 boxes loaded���������very  largely plums.  Miss Alberta Markwick, who spent  the summer here with Mrs. Cook; was  agreeably surprised on her return to  Medicine Hat last week, to have the  G. A. of St. Barnabas church present  her with an umbrella on the occasion  of her birthday.  The mortality among the Oreston  Indians is very heavy at present. This  week Simon Luke passed to the happy  hunting grounds, passing away on  Tuesday at the mission. He was about  20 years of age and was the youngest  son of old Luke.  Four books nre missing from the old  government libarary. The titles are  Mountain Wild Flowers, The Rival  Crusoes, The Recording Angel, Prince  Otto. Will the parties who haye  these in their possession kindly return  same to F. H, Jackson store  at once.  As near as we can figure it out Creston had entries in 80 different sections,  ut Inst week's Cranbrook fair, and  landed 50 first und 40 second prizes!.  Valley exhibits swept the board in.  fruit and dairy products, and made a  dandy showing in vegetables as well.  R. Lamont has parted company  with tho fine team of heavy, work  horses which he brought in from Cal  gnry last spring, along with another  general purpose animal, to C. F. Caldwell, a well-kuovvn mining man at  Kaslo. They were whipped weBt this  week.  Beyond passing the Adlard account  for $100 for knlHornining tho rooms,  and a couple of other Hinall bills,  practically nothing of importance  occupied the attontion of tho trustees  at tho September mueting on Monday  night, at which there was a full  attendance.  MIhh L. Coleman spent the latter  part of the week organizing a syndi-  cato of 20 local cltizerm to guarantee  the expense of a three day ^Imutauqua  to be nidged  here tho latter part   of  -..* * .....  xmtiy. J..JJ.I .       jx  Ill-lllllMi 4ili|JtM|IIU<1IUtilll>  on the project will be forthcoming  next w������*-������lc when It In known whether  the chnutnuqou promoter** accept the  -intended contract offered them.  W. Quail of Claresholm, Alta., who  holds considerable land in the Valley,  in the Canyon section, was a week-end  visitor here looking after his interests.  He states in that particular part of  Alberta, on farms that haye been well  farmed .exceptionally good yields in  grain are reported.  Mesdames Forrester and Hayes, who  were judges at the Cranbrook fair last  week, state that the show of cookery,  etc., at Cranbrook was about equal to  the show here, but in the fancy work  line the Creston exhibition had not  fche quantity on display that was in  evidence at Cranbrook.  C. H. Bird, who has boon in charge  at the King George since J. H. Doyle  went to Nelson as sheriff in April, is  giving up the house with the coming  of prohibioioti on Oct. 1st, but expects  a successor along to replace him before  that time. The "dry" law will close  43 bars in West Kootenay.  Under the auspices of the People's  Prohibition Association"*and the W.  C.T.U. a public meeting will be held  in the Methodist church on Monday,  Sept. 24th, at 8 p.m. W. G. W. Fortune, B.A., general secretary of the  people's prohibition movement, will  speak on ' 'Law Enforcement."  Following the fixing of the price of  wheat at $2.20 comes announcement  that the price of the highest grades of  flour have been definitely set by the  milling companies. In West Kootenay points the wholesale price on  brande such as Purity, Five Roses.  Royal Household, etc., $10.90 a barrel  ���������a reduction of $1.70.  W. S. Watson has just boen advised  from militia headquarters at Ottawa  that his son, Sergt. Stanley Watson,  has been given three months' furlough  and is expected to return to Creston  the fore part of next month. Except  when in the hospital, which has been  on three occasions, due to wounds,  Sergt. Watson has been in the trenches  since April, 1915, and assuredly is deserving of the short leave secured.  The board of trade had a special  meeting on Wednesday night when  final arrangements for the reclamation meetings on the 28th and 29th  were completed. To ensure ample-  accommodation for the large crowd  expected it was decided to ask the  Red" Cross Society t6 serve lunch that  day in ^n'der that rthere shall be no  difficulty for the visitors to: get meals.  The reception committee will also  arrange   for   a   ladies'   committee to  entertain any womenfolk who may be  among the visiting delegation. *  The survey party which Chas. Moore  has had in the Bayonne country for  the past two weeks/surveying a group  of claims for Silver King Mike, got  home on Wednesday night. v Mr.  Moore completed the job right on  schedule although three or four rainy  days made things a bit disagreeable.  With him were T. Mawson, E. Rhep-  somer and Frank'Aiken. They state  the huckleberry crop in that section is  very luxuriant, and the fishing in  Summit Creek could hardly be better.  Another Creston veteran who is expected home next monch is Pte. Russell Leamy. Review readers will recollect that he was seriously wounded  bv shrapnel in the lungs at least a  year ago, and f������i' many weeks little  hope was entertained that he would  live through it, let alone e\*er be able  to get around. Of late, however, his  vecovery has been all that could be  desired under the circumstances and  he will probably comeback with Sergt.  Watson, with whom he went overseas  in February, 1915.  and thesame good fortune in Columbia  plums.    She nabbed first  in   box   of\  plums, second in Yellow Egg-plums  second A.O.V. pears, as well as first on  plate of King apples.  Word came on Saturday morning  that Pte. Jim Long had just been admitted "Jm a French hospital to recuperate from a German gas attack,  though just how serious his case is no  information.is given. Jim went overseas with the 102nd Battalion early in  1916 and is the second of the six Valley men to figure in the casualties to  date, Pte. Geo. Jackes haying been  wounded several months ago.  Erickson  Mrs. Bottoinley and children of  Moyie, who have been M rs. Boffey's  guests foi* a few days, returned home  on Mondav.  M. McLeod of Sandon was a visitor  here between trains on Wednesday.  Mrs. McLeod returned with him after  a two months' visit at her home here.  Mrs. G. Cartwright has been named  one of the two delegates from the  Valley to attend the Women's Institute conference at Cranbrook next  week.  Alex. Dupperry, the Erickson delegate at the Cranbrook fair, returned  on Friday, and reports that the Erickson showing of vegetables was the  feature of that department of the  fair.  Eleven of fche thirteen Erickson  ranchers who sent stuff to the Cranbrook fair last week ail landed one or  more prizes. Mrs. Dew, who had one  entry in Mcintosh-Reds, and W.W.  Hall, who hod two plates of apples,  were the only ones who failed to get  on the honor roll.  At':the Cranbrook fair Mrs. Ryckman seems to have more than her  share-of good luck. In Flemish Beauty  pears she got both first and-second,  W&nndei  Lieut. Ashley Cooper spent the  week-end with hisfamily here, returning to Bonnington on Monday.  Mr** and Mrs. Davis h.-ive the  sympathy of all in the loss of their  baby girl, which sad event transpired  yesterday. -'���������  J. J. Grady is a Nelson visitor this  week who, along with Mr. Muir are  the only Wynndel representatives to  attend the annual fair in that city.  E. Williams came in from Coleman,-  Alta., on  Sunday  and   Is busy   this  week   moving   his   household effects  ancLfaniily to. that community, where  he intends to reside in the future.  Misses Pattison and Long, the ladv  evangelists, have been holding their  usual meetings in the school house this  week, up until Thursday. They are  leaving this community on' Friday for  Nelson.  Owing to the  illness   of  Principal  King, the Wynndel   school   did   not  Open for its fall term until Monday.,  There are 29 pupils in attendance and  QU  tatxfxfmt  mrnixx^l   r>l artoat*  >;t-K   tUf  teacher.  Word received from Sergt. H. A.  Bathie states that he has successfully  passed the exams in the Physcial  Trainingand Bayonet Fighting course ���������  and is now in charge of 30 men at  Bramshott Camp.  J. Johnson, receiyed a bit of welcome news on Saturday in the shape  of a cable from his son, Pte. John  Johnson, stating that he was obtaining leave and expected to arrive home  in about a month's" time. Jnck was  one of the first" Wyhqdel boys to enlist and went overseas with the 48th  Battalion. Being unfit for the trenches  he hasi been serving at a -casualty  station in France.  -���������: ��������� : ~������f   Prepare for the Coool  rs and Evenings  that arp. enminp' hv huvinp __  Watsons Underwear  that wears and does not shrink  S3&  We have opened up and placed in stock a big  shipment of the above for men, women and children. A  few prices follow���������  Women's Vests and Drawers at 50, 75, 95, $1.45.  Ladies' Combi nation Suits in sizes 36, 38 and 40, at 1.50, 1.05, 1.85, 2.00,  2.25, $3.00.  Misses Medium Weight in sizes 34 to 44, at $1.25.  A'better line in all sizes at $1.50 per garment.  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