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 ������������������irrvr--:  CRESTON, B.C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 7,  ������������������)���������������������������������������������������������������'  k  K  i  _ i  xhibition  Success Throu  Cooking  are  Entries aiid Exhibits Double Those of  1916  Department a Big Feature  Evenly Divided���������Many Socks for Red G  Offerings-���������Flower Show Hurt by Dry SdatiSn.  "Twice as good a show tis last year,"  is the very businesslike phrase of a  citizen describing the 191? fall fair of  the Creston and District Women's  Institute, which was held in Mercantile Hall on Wednesday afternoon.  And the expression is not wide of the  mark, for both in the matter of classes  in which awards were made as vtzgll as  in the total of entries made this year's-  exhibition easily shows a 100 per cent  gain over the 1916 show.  The juvenile department inauguart-  *-d this year was not as largely  patronized as anticipated, and the  number on contestants in * the packed  apple section was lighter than the  prizes' offered warranted, but beyond  these the number and the quality of  the exhibits exceeded the* hopes of the  most optimistic.  As predicted there -was & grand,  display in eyery section in the cooking  department,, the competition for the  red and blue tickets in the several  bread sections was both keen and  ������atensive, and but little lighter for  ���������;;:.iliev..:.������^!pje v^djv 1^  ���������. :j#ix!mii&^^  smd roilsVcandV;^ without  number. JTaking the display as "a  whole the Judges in this section, Mesdames Spratt, McMurtrie and Fraser  (Deer Lodge), lEust haye had a sfcren-  ous three or four hours of it placing  the awards ������6 uniform was the entire  showing.      .%-���������  And in the, fancy work Mesdames  Piper, Blair and Loasby (Sirdar), the  judges, must; have had an equally  difficult task to perform, for the show  of needlework was equally representative and of the same uniform excellence.  And its the same story in the other  lines all the way through the list  barring plants and flowers which did  not have as large an entry list, but at  that the show was a good one considering tbe very dry - season the Valley  has gone through.  In the line of honors at prize-win  ing Mrs. M. Young stands llrst with a  showing of four firsts and four  seconds, and is awarded the Andy  Miller special prize in that connection.  Mrs. Cook is close up with Uvo firsts  and n. third, and Mrs. Fairhead next  with four ftrsts and ono second. In  the juvenile section Mies Estella McKelvey takes tho Dr. Henderson $5  prize for biggest prize winner with  three firsts, with Lyda Johnson next  with two firsts and a second. Mrs.  Cook swept the boards in tho butter  class, winning flrBt "in the two classed  upon, whllo iit bruadmuking Mrs. I-Iay-  (lo-ri. and Mrs. Ootterill broke oven,  oach getting a first and [second in the  two classes entered.  Tho raffle for the John Keen, M.P.P.  flannel shirt notted . tho Red Crows  $12.60, and tho nooioty's funds aro also  onrichod by tho ealo of somo of tho  prj/.e-wlnnlng cookery, which was sold  by auction. Tho two soldiers' sock  prizes also brought thorn about a  dozen and a half pairs of hosiery.  Tho show was opened by short and  eulogistic addresses by M. S. Middle-  ton, Victoria, proylncihl "horticulturist, who wns hwo to .f udgo tho packed  applo*, and Jak, Cook, president of  tho farmers' institute.  The attendance wus vory large,  nearly every resident in tho Creston  and Erickson sections particularly,'  looking tho "exhibits ovor during tho  afternoon and ovening. In addition  to thin tho onnVrH of tho W.I. will  benefit from t% brisk salo of rofroah-  ..������������������..���������..   .-.i.:,\.'*%,,, *~At ������������������������,.,. ,t ,t,...t.,.- .Uf.  ...tft.tmt    .,...%...   v..tf  .������..������.^../   **..���������������   .. ... ...gy   .-*������..  day, In charge of a committee compound of M������*h<*r������h-h Hayden, Maxwell,  Craigie,   Arrowsmith,   Goodwin   and  Miss Mark wick, assisted by the members generally. - A complete list of tho  prize-winners follows:  Juvenile Dept. .._  5 buttonholes���������  Estella McKelvey  Darning on worn stocking���������  Estella McKelyey ���������  Crochet corset coyer yoke���������  Lyda Johnson  Iced layer cake���������  Lillian Cherrington  Erma Hayden  Boquet sweet peas���������  Lyda Johnson  PiMrhand knitted soldiers -socks, Mps.  Ebbutt special-  Katie Boffey  Lillian Cherrington  Freehand Map of. B.C./not less than  10x12 inches, W. C. Forrester,  special��������� v  Frances Knott  '..-', Lyda Johnson  Best packed box of apples, packed by  '.."the.school pupils at the;packing  school of 1917, J. Cook special-r-  Edna Holmes'"'*���������.���������'���������������������������,  ���������':i.):.',PJ^^o^jLty^' ..aaaa -������������������';-���������%;.>'  $������$$��������� i^^i^aado;-; <j*^=V^^^uj(i. ..^efcry;.,  "V/'flaihriei cXK^Vslnrt,x sizeKlS*; or 16;  ���������-,   yraade Veritiirel^hy  any .onevgirl  uhdete'iwenty years of age. John  Keen,.M.P.P., special���������  Estella. McKelvey.:  Needlework  Tatting-  Mrs Fairhead  Mrs Ray Crisler  Machine made garment���������  Mrs.St. Jean  Miss Candy  Collection of fancy  work.   Mrjs. C. O.  Rodgers special���������  Mrs G Cartwright  Miss Olive Gilpin  Mrs Cook  Crochet   night gown yoke,  Mrs. Reid  special���������  Mrs Ootterill  Mrs Forrester  Embroidered centre -oieco on linen���������  Miss Olive Gilpin  Mrs M Boyd  Hand made, child's:   dress, _.W.' B.  Embree special���������  Mrs Walmsley  Mrs Thurston "  Cushion   made    up.    Mrs.     Rodgers  special���������  Mrs St. Jean  Mrs Mallandaine  Pair hand knitted socks���������  Mrs HA Dodd  Mrs Forrester  One   doz.    ginger  snaps,    M.    Boyd  :������������������'���������'���������- special���������r  Mrs WalttiBley  Mrs Geo Johnson  Apple pie, H. S.^McCreath special���������  ;      Miss. Jennie Arrowsmith  Mrs T Baines  Lemon pie, C. F. Hayes special���������z  Mrs Whitehead   ......  Six   Tarts,   puff    pastry,   Cranbrook  Jobbers spe*cial��������� ^'..  Mrs Fairhead  Mrs PH Jackson  One doz. rolls, O.O. Rodgers special���������  Mrs Walmsley  Mrs Geo Oartwright   V  Two loaves brown  bread,  C. O. Rod-  r...^,. ,.~rt   T    iri~:���������--~i���������.���������   ... .t_l    ���������  gojo tvuu u. mjt/iiiitutui   cjjcciai   Mrs Gilpin outfit.  Mrs Crisler : ���������  Two    loaves thread,     baked    from  " Mother's Favorite Flour, Creston  Farmers' Isistitiste special���������  Mrs Cottei-ill..  MraHaj^en"-  Two loaves bread baked from Pride of  A Alberta Flour, Oreston Farmers'  Institute special���������-^   v  Mrs Hayden.' ���������������������������:.  ������������������������������������_,.   --Mrs' Co^^ll'*; -VV^;V.'  Two'loiiy^  ^V y *������^  itiie Co^speciarl-r:  MrffVWhitehejid  MrsSherwood'   '  Dozen-doughnuts from Our Best flour,  Ellison Milling Co. special���������  Mrs Fairheai~"  Light cake made from Our Best flour,  '   Ellison Milling Co. special-  Mrs S A Speers  Vegetables  Collection   of   vegetables,     Bank   of  Commerce special-  Mrs Geo Cartwright  Specials  B.C. Nurseries special for best boquet  not mentioned in prize list��������� .  Mrs M Young  M^s "A L Cameron  B.C. Nurseries special  for  best ornamental house plant��������� '   -    ..  Mrs M Young  E.  H.  Cross special,  pencil drawing  from object by girl or boy "under  ��������� ���������"  J5 years.  Rose Cherrington  Geo St. Jean  Apple packing, 1917 adult class���������  .Percy Boffey-  L Littlejohn  -     Katie Boffey  Apple packing, public school class��������� '  Harold Goodwin  Miss Ruth Cooper is visiting her  mother, Mrs. Ashley Cooper.  The- Wynndel school has not yet  heen re-opened, owing to the illness of  Principal J. E. King.  "'J,   Bathie   left    on  Alberta where he will  Ui.     EIJUlSllIlS    iu    cmwgts  Saturday: for  spend a couple  of a thi-eshiiig  Best darning on   worn  Hayes special��������� '  Mrs W V Jackson  sock,   C.   F.  crochet. P. Truscott  Hocks,  Mrs. J.  Towel with filet  '    special���������  Mrs Cook  Pair hand knit soldiers  Cook special���������  -   Mrs MoMurtrio  Mrs HA Dodd  Mrs Mallandaine  Cooking  Onodozon buns���������  Mrs. T Baines  Mrs Crisler  Devil's food cako���������  Mrs Forward  Mrs F K Smith  Fruit Cako,  not Iohh than 3 pounds,  R. M. Rold special���������  Mrs II B Downs  Mrs T W Gilpin  English currant cake,  F.   H.  Jaokson  .Sj['''C"'U ���������  Mrs M Yonng  Loaf cako  ami-pan or bit-cnit*-, mado  with Magic Baking Powder���������  Mrs Hayden  luii. Slucku  Liiyer enke, baked with Foal her Light  Baking Powder���������  MlMti lla.6'jj Alldl'oW  'Mr������ M Young  One   doz.   cookies,    II.     K.   Oatway  Hpoclal���������  Mru Gilpin  Mrs W V Jackson  Butter  Two one-pound prints-  Mrs Cook  Mrs W V Jackson  Three pounds roll butter��������� .  Mrs Cook-  Mrs Forward  Canned Goods  Assorted three quarts canned fruit-  Mrs Fairhead  Mrs Payne  Assorted      three     quarts      canned  vegetables���������  Mrs Cherrington *���������  Mrs Geo Cartwright  8 jars jam���������  Mrs Chetii'ington  ���������  Mrs. S A Speers  3 glasses jelly���������  Mrs Cook  Mrs T Baines  3 bottles pickles��������� i  Mrs S A Spoors  Mrs Cherrington  1 bottle catsup, Mrs. Rodgers special-  Mrs S A Speers _  Mrs Forward  Canned moats, Mrs. Young  special���������  Mrs Cook  Collection canned foods,  Bennett special-  Mrs Cherrington  12  jars, Mrs.  Plants and Flowers  fl asters, threo colors-  Mrs Forrester  Mrs Goo Cartwright  Best-arranged boquet of NWoot. pons���������  Mrs Forrontor,  Mrs Geo Johnson  1 to 2 dozen distinct blooms pansiea���������  Mrs M Young  Mrs Fairhead  Fern, ono plant���������  Mrs Bonnott  Boquet of Mixed Spencer sweet peas,  O. Rykert special���������  lilm Fortv.-itc-r  Mrs M Young  Dozen carnations grown in   the open.  Mrs. C. Rykert special-  Mrs F 11 Jackson  M'ri Foi���������ix-blor  Collection houso plants, no moro lhan  aix, P. HurnH Co. special���������  Min StttokH  Mra M Young  variety,   Mrs   Kor-  VMost of the young folks attended  the band dance in Creston on Monday  night and all reported a most enjoyable time.  Mrs. Waldon McKay and small  daughter, Eyelyn, pf Cranbrook, are  Wynndel visitors at present, the  guest of Miss Florence Bathie.  Lieut.; Ashl-|,ya Coope^ spent. a few  s'WitKhis'^  tci Bonnington on  Monday, --'''He; was  accompanied by his son,  Bugler Guy  Cortper-. ���������������������������y'V  Jack Johnson and party are spending a, few days camping at Sanca  Oreek. No use trying; to. tempt the  flsh, Jack. There are riot any left  since the Walter Cooper party i*eturn-  edj they caught them all.v  Mrs. F. J. May has received the sad  news that her husband, Sprgt. Frank  May, was killed in action on August  5th Frank was well known here and a  popular member of the younger set  and it is with1 sincerest regret we note  his untimely but glorious death. And  the sympathy of his many friends is  extended to his widow in her sad  bereavement.  Wynndel has four hoys less now,  anil how it is going to survive the  winter is a serious question. On Tuesday Eliaa and Raynvald Uri, -'Baby"  Carl Carlson and Nelse Ramstad, left  for Arrow Park, on the Arrow Lakes,  where they have taken a contract for  getting out timber and do not intend  to be back till spring. Words cannot  express our sorrow at their departure.  The party of campers, who left  Wynndel a wook ago Sunday, returned home on Wednesday and by all reports they not have had a moro  enjoyable timo. Thoy mado tho trip  in Montad Wigon's steam launch '-The  Flirt" and after camping at Sanca  Creok for a coupleof days thoy cruised  along the lake stopping at all tho  likely looking spots between thero  and Nelson. Tho party included  Misses Olga Wigen, Anna Hagen,  Alico Carr and Amy Johnson, with  Messrs. John Huscroft, Joe Wigon  and Claronco Ogllvlo to nee that camp  was made.  Eric Craigie, who has been -working.'"-".'  at the C.P.R. mill  at Bull River for  the past  few months,  returned   the  latter part of the week.  Miss   Melva Cartwright,   who   has  :  been home for. the -summer v-acation,  returned to Cranbrook on  Saturday,  Where she will teach again this term.  R.. B. Kennedy and family, who  moved on to the G. Jackson ranch this  spring, from Saskatchewan, returned  there last week, taking along their  horses and effect?. _  Miss V. Dalton of Trail cauie in on  Saturday for a short holiday with her  sister, Mrs. Hilton.  Mr. Waby of Enderby was a visitor  here on Wednesday, looking over the  cattle and sheep Ut the  R.  J. Long V  ranch.  School re-opened on Tuesday morning with an attendance at least equal  to starting day a year ago. Miss L.  Edmondson will be in charge this  year.  Miss Georgie Cartwright has returned to Baynes, where she. will be in  charge of the school for another year.  V Erickson was practically deserted  on Wednesday afternoon especially,  all the adult population being at Creston for the fall fair. The exhibitors  from here, too, brought home morrf  than their share of the prizes, 'Jwe are  informed.      ��������� -.    -' V * *  Now, that the tomato shipping season is practically oyer a; good soaker  of a rain will be welcome, if only to  lay the dust.  ftSttmy Paw Ymm&SmBm  With tlio exception of tho Huscroft  aohooV all tho nthor M������>nt������ r.f lo-tvninp-  in tho Valley opened Tuesday with  brand new teachers. Those who will  touch the young Idea how to shoot at  tho rifral schools the coming term aro:  Canyon City, Mih. Kolly; ErickHon,  MIrh L* Kdrnoiulfion; AllcoSidlng, MIhh  K. ArrowHtnith; Wynndel, Mi*. J. E.  King; Sirdar, Mr.   Warner,  and Huh-  At the school trustees -metJting on  Friday night j. McRobb was elected  chairman of the board and E. Oleson  appoi nted secretary?treasurer., "for the  term. The auditor is A. Wiekholm.  who was elected at; the meeting in  July." ^ ":  "*'"V.V;  Major Burritt and wife left here on  Monday for Gleuada, Sask., where  they will reside for a time at least,  though they do -not expect to remain  permanently. They were two of our  best citizens and we all hope theii  stay on the prairie will be pleasant.  Mrs. Ashley Cooper of Wynndel  was a visitor here on Tuesday, evening, assisting with the ovangelistic  meetings ��������� being conducted at tho  schoolhouse.  Mrs. T. Hickey of Nanton, Alta.,  arrived the early part of the week, on  a visit to her * daughter, Mrs. G.  Browell*  School re-opencd on Tuesday in  charge of Mrs. Kelly, and an attendance of scholars about equal to the  opening last year.  Building operations this month include a now barn which G rover Kifer  is building on. his ranch here.  Misses Long and Patterson, the  lady evangelists who havo been holding soryices at Creston and vVynndel  for tho past month, are having a  series of meetings in the school horo  at present, and attracting a good  turnout each night.  H. F. Weber, night watch at the  mill, Is moving his family to Creston  this wook, whoro tho children will  attend school this winter.  II. Boadway and family are occupying tho house on thc F. 11. Jackuon  ranch, moving back from Creston last,  weok. Ho intends putting up considerable hay on the Hats this fall for  tho. bunch of stock ho has on the Hum-  crof t plaeo.  Canyon City was not as largely  represented at thu Creston fall fair  this yoar as last. The only local pi i/.o-  winnor that wo can got. track of is-.  Miss FrancoH Knott, who won tho  Capt. Forrester $5 .special for tho boat  map of B.C.  Throo   roans   any  router Hnoohif���������  Mm Ceo Cartwright  Mra M Young  \.������ xt. tt ...  3 School  Tuesday  ..I.  ��������� *(#���������*i- ������   ������������������������������������������*������  It Ih ploAslng  to  note that 'throe   of  thorn   iu*������ fcr riuiiUM of   t.ho Orom.un  high school.  oponod for tho fall   torm on  morning after   a   full   two  figures aro woll up to a year ago, MIhm  tiai-iiman having V2. hrauil now Hoholarn  In tho primary room.  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Loado*. \WbviUrBc. aid ToroatJ,
"hi   what   way?"   asked    King.
"I'll    It'll    VOU.      'I'llUl's    what    I    CUIIU:
in i'or. Nov.. first, to be explicit, you
know v.'hut the* Amaranth Club, although yon steadily re/use to join it,
it*. Also yon know that*- l.arthelemy
is its proprietor. Now, Barthelemy
knows int.- ;i�� Mr. Richard AVory, u
barrister   who  onlv  verv   occasionallv
brief,   but   who    1
cortain i
,r   h
extent a iiian about town, ivho loves
a little society ot" the sort our nnds
at  the Amaraij-h, uiui  lie  also  know
rnun Knows a ucv
that   I   am   in   tiie   running'
"ich  wife.    He also know? who t
a ricu wire.
tedy is. So Bar*hClei*iy regrar
a> au eligible ior tlu* Amaran'
or _i oii-ii neve
said Kir.s.
Km Barihelomv
ior j
e |
tncra<Jicat>hr   enrio*?-
vorv.    "lit does no**
been   elected,
"Quite   so.
not   know   o:   i:e
ity," continued .-
know- that  i always, frosts  sheer force
of  habit,   peep,   peer,   pry  into   everything that T come across���I'm >o nat-
irully  inquisitive.   Kii*y;*r,  that  if   ���   see
or   lu-ar   anything   which   excites     my
��uriosity   1  can't  refrain  froni  follow-j
ing it up.    And now  ihn tome  to the
jrcanrtile   and  1*11   get  to   the  present
pertinent  facts.     I have already  made
you aware  that  the iady   whom   1   de-1
sign to  marry is  Miss  Marcia   lulling-f
ton  lhe  only daughter of old  Stephen .
Kllingtou,   tiie   millionaire     manufac-j
turer-*of   Ashmirister?"' j
"I drink to your speedy union with j
tlic lady���aud lier money-bags.'"' said i
King. j
"Kind of you. Well, the other day;
1 was down there, and l went withj
Miss I'.llingtou (who has a >neakiii2j
likiiu;' for me) to lunch at her broth
er*s, the present MVP. for their town.
There we encounter Mrs. Trcssing-
h.'iiu, sister of Lord Hartsdale. mar-
i icd it", (uli.ne! T ressin*_;*!'-;i!:i .'it' **>ref-
��'iil in India, a pretty, dashing woman
with. ] should say, a spice���considerable spici���of the original amount
of evil in her. She was helping in
George Kllin-.-ton's election���why nobody couhl make out, as. though hcr
brother's place is close by, none of
their family has ever taken part in
politics before. However, that's nothing. What is something is that T
met Mrs. Tressingham lonight at the
"All!     She   is   a   member!"
"And evidently a well-acu-Uonicd
one. < )ne of the original foundation,
I should think, from what I saw*. 1
am not sure whether she saw me. at
the lime 1 saw her or whether she
didn't. However, lhc point was that
1 saw her. 1 also saw her in what
appeared to be very .secret conversation with another member, a man
n,mud CM to vou Koon, who is, 1 understand, a t.erman living permanently iu London and inised up with financial   mutters."
"Son   of   Shyloek   von   Koon?"
|--f*-ied   King,  drily.
"Xo.      1    think'   he's   something
per   than   thai.     Well,   now   we'n
Mrs. Tressingham. left, and no von
Koon left. They never left. King,
irom   the   time  1   saw  them."
���'Pooh! Some     other     entrance.
That's all."
"No!" said Avory. "Thore is no
other entrance. And now- I'll tell vou
something else. This fact���plain, "undoubted fact���made uic begin to
think pre Ity hard. And then I remembered tliat 1 had seen .several
people, whom 1 know well as habitues oi the club, iu there about midnight, and 1 began to ask myself if
1 had seen them leave. NVnv, I've a
good memory, and 1 cau trust it, and
I'm dead certain of this���in addition
to von Roon and Mrs. Tressingham.
there were several people in the
Amaranth who hadn't left it at two
o'clock. I'd take my dying oath, as
the vulgar are so fond of saying, iu
at any rate three cases���lack Ihuel-
dene, the actor ,hadn't left: 'Captain
Unices���you know him���-he hadn't
left; and there was l.ydia Liukinshaw
you know, of the Hilarious, and it
would indeed have been a miracle if
she could havo left without my seeing her! So, where are those people? What are they doing there? The
rules arc strict. Besides, there's another thing. If Cue police saw anybody leaving that club after its proper hours, there'd be enquiries made.
Now. what do you think oi it, King?"
Avory's host had lighted his Turk-
i.-'h pipe and sat dreamily ������molting it.
He shook his head.
'"Don't know. It seems queW.
Tliat is. if it's as you say. But Jf
cling to my first opinion���there's another   entrance."
assure  voti  there's no olh-
asserted  Avory.
"The   entrance   for   both   is   in     lhe
"These   people   might   haye   left   by
he  area.  then,  before   two.*'
Avory  got  up.
"Hot   King!
" i hen  i
tr   entrance,"'
'   "Servants'?
Is  that  likely?'
"No, it ��� isn't likely. """ But���well,
what next?"
_ "Well, I'm going lo find out more.
i"m going to be still more, inquisitive. In the. meantime, a.s you're such
a chap for using your brains, try to
consider litis problem, and see if you
tan suggest anything. Of course,
I've got a theory."
King looked an intoYrogalive as
Avory made for the door. And Avory
"Yes," he said. "And my theory
is that the Amaranth is a cloak that
covers-    what ?"
Banister   King   Takes  a   Hand
leaving his question unanswered,
Avory throw his friend a careless nod
and went away, and Banister King
presently heard the door across the
landing loudly closed. He himself
sat for some time devoting his energies to his Turkish pipe, staring
meanwhile at the fantastic covering
which he had thrown over the green
jade linage. But at last he laid thc
pipe aside, rose to his feet, and glanced at the dial of an old French clock
vhich   stood   ou   his   mantle-piece.
"A quarter past three," he murmured; 'a quarter past three in thc
morning. Wherefore, as this is the
last week in June, the. sun is due to
rise over the microcosm called London is just about half au hour. We
will go out  and catch  her lirst rays."
Thereupon Banister King, having
drawn his curtains and admitted a
flood of light, tntiiicd out his lamps
and looked about him. The incense of
the censer was emitting a last faint
curl of smoke; he lifted the arabesque
lid and crushed out the siik uklering
grains with the tip of his linger; that
done, he removed the censer to a
cabinet crowded with su��:h curiosities and lifted the image, divested of
its covering, to a pedestal which
stood in the corner of the.  rom.    He
stood for a hi in uic regarding it cynically.
''You are. ugly enough at all times,
my friend," he observed; "but you
are never quite so abominably ugly
as in the light of day. That is why
you stand in the corner. And the
more 1 look at you, the more J wonder what was in the mind of the -man
whose art fashioned you!"
With a laugh, King turned away
into a room which led out of bis
sitting room; a room as plain and
unremarkable, as the other was bizarre and to be. wondered al. There,
was a narrow camp bed in one corner; there was a dressing table furnished with a very full supply of toilet articles; there was one occasional
table and one chair; and there was a
massive wardrobe, lavishly. supplied
with drawers and cupboards. It was,
in .short, a room in which a man
might take great pains about dressing, and in which he could sleep in
Spartan   fashion.
(To Be Continued.)
DrowR!i:2T Accidents
Ship Losses Tremendous
Norway's losses of ships in the U-
boat warfare for the six months ended June 29, says a Christiania despatch, were about 4,490,000 tons. Indiscriminate U-boat attacks resulting
in several sinkings have just', compelled the Swedish fishing fleet on
the coast of Norway outside the German danger zone to suspend fishing
and return home before thc end of
the  season   after   heavy  losses.
"What did the jury do to St
Hawkins for stealm" Bill Bailey's
"Found him .. not guilty, but said
that if they were him they'd takc the
sheep   back."���Browning's   Magazine.
Tn making a goose Dame Nature
required a lot of quills, but a mini
can makc a goose of himself with
only one. quill.
Many    Lives     Uselessly     Sacrificed
Through Carelessness
Each year many lives are lost    by
drowning     accidents.        Carelessness
aud  bravado* are   the     chief    causes
consequently  many  lives    might    be
saved by the exercise of caution. '
Learning- to swim is of course the
first essential in the. preventing ol
drownings, but, even in this, there
is an element of danger, as the learn-"
er is often tempted to go beyond his
depth before fully competent tb take
care of himself. To keep within his
depth is the only safe way for the
Carelessness in the use of rowboats
and canoes has claimed many victims. Ordinary common sense only
is necessary to overcome these
drowning accidents. These frail craft
arc only intended for the use of those
who know how to use them, and.
safety depends upon the occupants
refraining from moving "about.
The use of high-speed motor boats
of. late has added its chapter to the
record of lives lost by drowning.
Lack of speed restriction on our inland lakes and rivers has encouraged
the "speed fiend/' and consequently
many accidents are due to his running down and swamping rowboats*
and canoes, as well as collisions with
other motor boats.
These accidents are avoidable, an-"?,
thc most elementary application oi
'safety first1 principles would save to
Canada many needlessly wasted lives.
-. Tactful Boy
Green Golfer (to caddie:)���Whaa*
are you looking* there for? I must
have driven it 50 yards further than
Diplomatic Caddie���Yes, sir; but
sometimes they hit a stone ami
bounce's back a terrible distance, ���fa*:*"*'
ir.g   to   Clime   to   llu.*   whole   point   oC
my  --.ory.     I'm  inqni.-iiive  about   ibis
i\i i>.   'I ri���-.'ingl':Mn--l   want   lo    know
v. l'at   lifi* ���,r:nue is,     Because   I'm  dead
ri I't.iiu    she's   playing   a      game     and j
tl-.jt   Iter   s'i'hhn   intere-t   iu   the   Ash-I
minster 'lection  has  something  to do j
vi'1; i*.     So, having ��ri-n her ami  von I
p. ..���,;���    l<,    el, , <i   rt\i'y\' hr. 15 r��n   Jir      con-!
v< i'>:'ii"t\   1    (h'terinii'.ed    lo   keep   my,
fw ��� .u  li--r. or on  lier or hiin.     \"i")W,!
yen   inns',   bciir   in   mind   thai... it   is   a \
si riei   rub-   of     ihc     Amaranth,     aiul |
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ir.sisiiiif.'    .ui   lhe   observance   of     hi:*
jilrs,   lhat    ever*, hotly   must   leave   ai
\vo ..'flock,    (jet tliat  in mind, King."
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iiiyiiMiiii ���������������������������������r  ���������BPHfi:������SaBaBSWi; CBKSTOtf. it, :���������t'  Don't Kestaurants  Uses Stick?y Ply Paper  Instead of  Nauseating Guests   With  the Gory Fly Swatter  Now that fly time, is again with us,  diners at many restaurants are fore-  fid to watch individual-fly swatting  campaigns while endeavoring to enjoy the food ordered.  ^Unless one is blessed witii more  than -ordinary poise, such interludes  take the joy out of life and make  summer dining* a debatable pleasure.  ���������Why' don't restaurant managers and  floda fountain clerks and all who offer the public food and drink come  to their senses and substitute thc unobtrusive fly paper���������that reliable  sticky fly paper that does the work  (juietly but  so: thoroughly. *  So you, the innocent bystander,  can eat untroubled by buzzing ma-  raudcrs--or an active, campaign for  their extermination.  And just remember, Mr. Restaurant Keeper, that flies in the dining  room, swatted and unswatted, "Hndi--  cate more flies in the kitchen and  general untidy conditions. They arc  a very decided indication of bad  housekeeping, very easily eliminated  Irom your domestic arrangements by  ,-jfood screens, and the above mention-  -cd fly paper. You'would be horrified  at the.idea of mice or .cockroaches  invading the sacred precincts of Vour  ���������dining-room, but flies are just as objectionable. Clear them out and let  your patrons eat in peace,  summerIeat  hard on baby  is so dangcr-  No season of t!jc y  mis to the life of little ones as is the  summer. Thc excessive heat throws  the little stomach out of order so  ���������quickly that unless prompt aid is at  hand the baby may be beyond all  human help before the mother realizes he is ill. Summer is the season  when diarrhoea, '.cholera infantum,  ���������dysentry and colic arc most prevalent. Any one ������>i these troubles may  prove deadly if not promptly treated.  During the summer the mothers' best  friend is Baby's Own Tablets. , They  ���������regulate the. bowels, sweeten the  stomach and keep baby healthy. The  Tablets arc sold by medicine, dealers  or by mail at 25 cents a box from  The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville,  Out. ..  Canada's Trade Still Going Up  Canada's total trade for April and  May, the first two months of the fiscal year, was $408,606,875, compared  with $269,509,815 for the same two  months last year. Imports amount:  ed to $194,404,188 and exports $214,-  202,685. Imports for May amounted  to $107,596,379, an increase of nearly  forty \-.itillion. Exports for thc same  period were $152,000,000, an increase  of fifty-five million. There was au  increase in every class, but the big  increases were twenty-five million in  agricultural products and Iwchty-fivc  million in. manufacturers' customs.  Revenue for May increased four million.  WOMAN SICK  TWO YEARS  Could     Do    No    Work.  Now Strong as a  Man.  Chicago, III.��������� "For about two years  suffered from a female trouble bo I  wan unable to wnllc  ���������<l������ do any of my own  irtrork. I rend about  LydiaR. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound in tho newspaper* and determined to try it. It  brought almost immediate relief. My  weakness ha������ ������n-  tirely disappeared  und J. never hud bet-  t������i* hoalth. I weigh  165 poundfl and ani as strong na a man.  I think money is well npent which pur-  |hasc*i Lydia K. Pinkham't������ Vogotiihla  "Compound."���������Mrs. .Jos. O'Bryan, J-755  Newport Avc., Chiaigo, 111.  Tho success of Lydia E. Pinkht^n's  vegetable Compound, made from roots  *-iu hubu, iii uii|mL'ui'olcd. it limy bo  iBBftd with perfect confidence by women  who suiTor from dituplacomontt*., inllam-  wtation, ulceration, irrogularlth������H, perl-  fldie -painn, backache, hearing-down feeh  Ing, ^flatulency, indigestion, dlzzine-in,  ���������nd norvoun prostration. Lydin R. Plnlc-  ������������m'������ Vogotiibl**. Compound Is the ntan-  <dfti*d remedy for fomnle ills.  Cost of Preserving:  Greatly Exaggerated  Women Now Determined to Save the  Fruit Crop  Last summer, many women did not  putaip their regular supply of homemade preserves; and bitterly they regretted it. Tliey became scared at  hvhat they,called the high price of  sugar. . When sugar reached 7 1-2  cents a pound, they let thc strawberries and cherries go hy. When  sugar sold at 8 cents and 8 1-2 cents,  they permitted thc luscious peaches,  pears, plums and apples to rot on tbe  ground.  But never again. This summer will  see a genuine, old time revival iu  homemade preserving; because the  women of Canada now realize what a.  foolish extravagance it was to do  without, preserves; especially when  the increased cost of putting them uo  is infinitesimal.  As a matter of fact, every woman  can prove���������with her first lot of  strawberries, that thc increased cost  of^ sugar is surprisingly small.  Turning back the files of papers  publishing market prices, w*e find  that in 1912, 1913 and 19.14, up to  the outbreak of war" the average  price of granulated sugar was 5 1-2  cents a pound. Today the best granulated sugar retails at 81-2 cents.  This is an average of 3 cents a  pound for the whole of the country.  A quart jar of preserved berries  .or fruit, requires but-half a pound  of sugar; so that the increased cost  of preserving, clue to the increased  cost of sugat-, is only 1 1-2 cents a  quart, compared with the cost ot  preserving before thc war when  sugar was unusually cheap.  Now is thc time for the women of  Canada io come gallantly to thc aid  of the country, and help to conserve  our food supplies. The fruit crop  this year promises to be V record  one, both in - quality and quantity.  Foreign markets being closed -^because of thc shortage in transportation, it rests almost entirely with our  homemakers as to whether this crop  worth millions is to "be a .source of  profit or a complete loss.  With ' the home pantries filled  with delicious, jams, preserves and  jellies: ,with these delicacies served  for dessert instead of pics and  cakes enormous quantities.oi -wheat  will be released for the troops ih  France and for the starving children  in  Belgium.  A _careful consideration of tlic  abo^e facts will show to the Canadian housewife that sugar is not too  high for preserving profitably; that  the increased cost of sugar has not  materially increased the cost of  homemade preserves; and that preserving is both an economy and a  patriotic  action.  State of Ohio, City of Toledo,  Frank J. Cheney make'' oath that nc is  senior partner of the firm of F. J. Cheney  & Co., doing -business in the City of Toledo,  County and if?tate aforesaid, and that said  hau will, pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED  DOLLARS for each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use of  HALL'S   CATARRH   CURE.  FRANK J.   CHENEY.  Sworn to before me and subscribed in my  presence, this 6t]i day of December, A. D.,  1886. A. W.  GLEASON.  (Seal) Notary. Public.  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally and  acts through the Blood .on the Mucous Surfaces of the 'System. Send for testimonials  free.  F.- J.   CIIENKY   &   CO.,   Toledo,   O.  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Tlio slory of the German airman's  fear developed when ho was questioned hy his French and American  captor?,. He 'explained that, during  tbe combat, his machine gunner had  hidden hi the body of tint biplane,  too much afraid to look at the attacking Froncli machine. Before  leaving their aerodrome both had  boon impressed th;U they would be  doomed to hideous physical agony if  captured. Thev wen* accordingly  relieved when told thnt :i pi-toon <*:inip  with belter food than they might expect in Germany was (lie worst they  could expect.  2 and 5 lb. Cartons���������  10, 20, SO and 100 lb. Bags.  -.' ! ~ "   '���������*���������   ' T-:  . . No one ever doubts REDPATH quality, because  m its Sixty Years of use no one has ever bought a  barrel, bag or carton of poor Redpath sugar. It is  made in one grade only���������the highest  "Let Redpath Sweeten it." ,2  Canada Sugar Refining Co., Limited, Montreal.  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Deliveries are. slow  and Japanese construction is held up  .by shortage of plates.* If the shipping board places orders ,;and rushes  deliveries of sti-cl, the plentiful supply, of cheap labor; will enable Japan  to build 10,000-ton steamers in**a few  months at a price considerably bclow  thc present market price."  "The same authority says lhat Japan is sending more warships to thc  Mediterranean aud the Atlantic war  zones.  Holloway's  corn out by  prove it.  Corn  Cure  the   roots.  takes  Trv   it  the  and  Aiauc  T   Remarkable Increase Shown for First  .Two Months of Present  Fiscal Year  The report of American ''Consul-  General John G. Foster, stationed at  Ottawa, shows that the trade of the  Dominion of Canada for the first two  months of the present fiscal year beginning with April 1, 1917, has shown  a remarkable increase as compared  Avith the corresponding months of  1916, thc total value of the imports  of 'merchandise for consumption and  the domestic exports amounting to  $408,606,873, as compared with $269,-  ?90,815 in 1916. The. merchandise  imported for consumption amounted  to $194,404,188 -compared with $199,-  845,642 in 1916. The domestic exports  were $214,202,685, compared with  $149,745,173 one year previous. The  duty collected during the first Uvo  mouths of the fiscal ycar 1917,  amounted to $30,858,308, compared  with $22,887,138 for the same period  in  1916.  Sores Heal Quickly.���������Have you a  poiT������istent sore that reftis.es to heal?  Then,, try Dr, Thomas' Klectric Oil  in the."dressing-. 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Munich protests aguinst,  the. elVoil*. heing* made to introduce  a parliamentary regime in Germany,  idludtng to the plan as "a measure  whicli is impossible, because it would  endanger lhc very existence oi lhe  empire,  "It must lu' (ought with lhe utmost  "icrgy," continues lhc newspaper.  "On tiie other hand, measures in conformity **.\ith lho. federal character of  the. empire and capable of assuring  closer collaboration between the imperial 'uuhoiilicM and i>i<: "eproMcnta-  lives of thc people.cannot lu* rocciv-  .i   . ,: j ������,   .,. . ���������   r     ���������������   ..   . .   ������:���������.   ������  ....      ......      ...,,..,*..... .ts.l     t.m     ������.(������l-..V       IJJ     |MJ."  mole  the Htcrcntii of  ih<*  count ry."  Facilitating** Train  Movements In IL S.  American     Roads     Taking     Drastic  Measures to Speed Up Freight  Shipments  In order to facilitate train movements and release passenger train  crews for_ other Vyiork, the railways  of the United States are making drastic reductions compared to which  those in Canada early this year appear mild. Thus," for instance, the  Pennsylvania railroad has' eliminated  no less than 102 trains, or.more than  double the number, taken off the  whole of the Canadian railways. This  will cut \down *he passenger movement by an amount equivalent to  2,268,000 train miles ~per annum or  over 6,500-4rain miles, every wectc  day. A number of parlor cars, restaurant cars and observation cars  are being discontinued. The Boston  and Maine has taken off no less than  255 trains, or more than five times  the number taken off in Canada, saving approximately 41,000-train miles  per week. Sfrenuous efforts are also  being made to increase the carload  and to impress on merchants the importance of rapid unloading so that  the freight equipment shall be kept  busy to its utmost capacity, and terminal should be Jcept clear. The  American railroads realize that speed  in freight movement is one of the  greatest aids they can give to help  win the war and according to all reports are achieving remarkable results. It is up to Canadians to seo  that Canada is not left behind in this  patriotic race. ���������'  The Pill That Brings Relief.���������  When, after one "has partaken of a  meal he.is oppressed by feelings ot  fulness and pain in the stomach he  suffers from dyspepsia, which will  persist if it be not dealt with. Parmelee's Vegetable Pills ate the very best  medicine that can be. taken to bring  relief. These pills arc specially compounded to deal with dyspepsia, and  their sterling qualities in this reaped  can he vouched for by legions ol  users.  Burglar  shore an'  hotel.  A Bigger Haul  ���������Let's   go   out  rob do guests at  to de sea-  a sumtnei  His Pal���������Aw, what's de uso? Let's  wait till  \> riot or.  September an' rob   de pro  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Shocked at Depravity of Enemlea  Tht* Reichstag was opened recently  with a speech by the president, who  said that the war continued to rage  and asked what a. "shocking amount  of misery and distress would be spared the world if Germany's enemies  had agreed to the magnanimous peace  offer of Emperor William and his allies to find a peace which would pie-  serve the honor and thc interests of  all nations." The Reichstag's president declared that thc war aims of  Germany's enemies meant disruption  rf Germany and her allies but llial  against this existed the unanimous  duty to resist with all her power and  defend Germany's future, cost wliat  il may.  "Did you know that the llentleys  aro moving?"  "Moving? Why, they've only boon  here a year. People arc just beginning to get  to know them."  "That's why they're going."-���������Clip  pings.  ���������n  Nature Says  "I can remedy most ills, and  help yon to escape many ailments, if you give me timely  aid." Naturally, Nature prefers  PI! ������ ������p  ��������� ���������,; ai;.- ������������������Ai/re^-i'fi.ptjf^  'AA^A^SS0im  ;-'::A}$i*i������������^  AA!m*i$MiM  .rArrmm  A:A%Xtim  ���������AAtimrm  rP:BSM  ���������pmmm  ���������-.���������^r.3JZiiii&m  '"���������^yasss*".  PaPPS0  '���������'������������������AA'r^Si^i  ���������P:&0$  ���������':-t--.PPi:'f'^Yit^f'  ���������Ap������?%gi$k  ApiAAm  A:,ArA-rg$,  - .A^AtAigz,  Api^ii0������^  ���������A.'t&*j''r&$i*i  Al :;:?%*&&&  ��������� a-a:^'$������&  .���������-���������iyr>::.-^Cir^  ���������A-AAPsP^i  'rA'AAS&iy-st  v*-K*litp  :ApPps&  ��������� <PmP00  ...  ���������-'::.',:.��������� frill  ���������.���������.'������������������?:'.-.*'.*i$!SjS'  ,-':'; y';;':������|'^5'  V:i-';V#������i  ��������� ---������������������'-���������<������'*3g  s.y.  '.������������������S'.'i  m  I  ..<..< v������������>������ vj #*������r ***tsnnm* im %m* ws**JL  2UIJ -,r*r9^t**t*.  Im Ikmu*>jv **%.  I  I  mBBBHRUH  WMM-Jl������H*MW.^^  1  I  -in B  U  y'-yV-'vyv^&.~*^'V''^  /''V'-:-^ \V-;'VV"'V^Vy y^  THE GSfESTON BEVSEW  Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hates. Owner and Editor.  GRESTON. B.C.. FRIDAY. SEPT.  Western Liberalism is beginning  to show itself unmistakably on the  -side of conscription. As to where  the rank and file of Liberals stood  there has never been serious doubt.  The recent convention at Winnipeg,  however, put some of the so-called  Liberal leaders in an awkward  predicament, and it is only now  that tbey are finding it up to  them to state just exactly where  they are at in terms that permit of  no misinterpretation.  The first to take this stand are  Premier Nbrris and Attorney-  General Hudson of the Manitoba  government, both of whom now  declare they are out to support  straight Tory conscription candidates if need be, if the Liberals  fail to remove Sir Wilfrid Laurier  :*s leader and come out four square  on compulsory military service.  The choice Messrs. Norris and  Hudson have made is one that  ���������jvery Liberal has to face. They  ean abandon their convictions and  follow Laurier; or they can abandon  Laurier and stay with their convictions. Or, to strike closer home,  they can desert Laurier, or they  can desert the boys in the trenches.  Too, there can be no avoiding a  decision by refraining from voting  as these gentlemen announce their  intention of doing if need be. To  remain away from the poles is  equivalent, to voting anti-conscription. He who is not for us is  against us in this case, and the  situation is too serious to admit of  any "slacking."  With the exception of a few case-  hardened Grits local Liberals are  making no bones of their intention  to forget party convictions in the  coming contest and if, as announced in the press at nomination-  convention time, Mr. Anstie proposes to win or lose on the Winnipeg platferm, if other parts in the  constituency are in the same  humor as Creston Valley, the  Liberal candidate may as well  prepare for the worst. Hereabouts  he will hardly get enough votes to  wad a gun.  assigned him we doubt if an instance can tbe cited where he failed  to enforce th������_ law promptly, and  on friend and enemy alike. Even  those who may have had personal  differences with him will not  hesitate to say that he was an  officer who knew his duty and never  failed in its execution.  Personally he had his likes and  dislikes, and failings like the rest  of all humans, but surely a responsible provincial law executive has  not so summarily dealt with him  for faults that, all flesh is heir to.  Interested politicians may offer  this as an excuse, but the general  public are not accepting it just yet,  and unless an official statement is  forthcoming to clear up the incident the matter is one the Brewster  administration may yet find to  work to its disadvantage, in these  parts at least.  The impression will not down���������  and some little indiscreet talk lends  color to it���������that "there were reasons" for this particular dismissal  at this time. And, * be it said, if  the "reasons'" are correct, they do  not tend to convince the public  that eet-taiii legislation that comes  into effect shortly will have  the strict attention it should have  (as well as some other statutes  made and provided)���������that is if an  officer charged with the enforce  ment of law is to remain perman  ently in Creston.  Unpleasant     and     all     as    the'  situation   may  seem this is  about  the way the rank and   file  of our  citizens view the whole thing, and  in   view   of  the facts  as we have  them there seems   no  dodging the  conclusion arrived at.    If  those in  authority   c#n   offer anything   to  palliate   matters   they   should   be  heard   from at" once.    At  a   time  like  -this   when     the   war,    more  especially, is showiilg  us  how hollow   our   citizenship   is  in spots,  incidents   that   seem   to   indicate  j that   firmness   in    enforcing   our  common   laws   in   high,    or   low,  places is not expedient must not go  unchallenged���������nor unexplained by  those, and those only, competent to  state the facts, and  uine-uiu  *���������?  There are almost 700 pieces in the lot, which includes every article  of grey ware manufacture, from a maker of sterling repute. We  mention but a few of them here���������  Preserving Kettles, English Pudding  Pots, Strainer Sauce   i  Pans,   Roasters,   Dish,   Stew and  Fry  Pans, Tea Kettles  Coffee Pots,   Mixing  Bowls,   Seamless Pails,   Rice Boilers  Prices range from 10c. to $1.25 each, but you must see. them to  appreciate the matchless values.    Purity and durability guaranteed  Creston, Aug. 23.  o    a    ey jyj7 w? n o  *3*  J������*   m3JTJCj������^mS\*3  Poiiae Work  ,11    *C   4-1   At the ThreshoBei  While the fellow who believes in  the doctrine of '"to the victors belong to spoils," and some others���������  for purely selfish personal reasons--  may take some satisfaction out of  the dismissal of provincial police  officer Forrester, they assuredly  represent a very minor part of the  citizenship of the territory over  which this officer exercised jurisdiction.  To the great big majority of the  people the act reflects discredit on  the attorney-general who sanctioned the dismissal, as well as those  who clamored for such ill-timed  action, and certainly does not tend  to reassure that the enforcement of  law and ordor, without fear or  favor, is desired in theso parts.  Strictly speaking only one, or  both, of two reasons can excuse  such drastic action: Did Constable  Forrester fail to do his duty, or was  he a political partisan? Tho letter  '"dispensing with his services",  makes neither charge, nor any  other of any sort.  Certainly had he been open to  dismissal on the grounds of political  activity his head would havc come  off many months before, as iu tho  case of Andy Miller, who wan din-  nnHH-'d for that reason, fireMiunnhly,  eight, months n/������*o.  Am to his ability lo look alter  ���������ivery Uetutt ot the numerous duties  At tbe time of writing all the  indications are that the international drainage meeting here on  Sept. 29th will be very much worth  while.  Definite assurance has been received from Victoria that the  ministers in charge of the departments directly interested will be  here, as well as the comptroller of  water riguts and, doubtless, Mr.  Biker, the resident engineer for  Kootenay, who is thoroughly informed on the project.  A conference of the international  drainage committee is being held  at Bonner's Perry this week to line  up the Idaho and U.S. authorities  whom, we are assured, will be here  with a really representative delegation, prepared to set forth  definitely the exact reclamation  situation across the line as disclosed by recent engineering and other  investigations.  All of whioh will bo decidedly  heartening to those who have been  looking forward to tho consummation of reclamation���������for a sooro of  years in somo cases.  That the projoot is well worth  undertaking nono seriously protest.  Tho fertility of the soil has boon  demonstrated. That B.C. sadly  needs the increased agricultural  production this area would afford  nono deny. The udmireble all-  round location of tlio tract of land  is admitted. It is felt, too, that if  tho work is done in conjunction  vvith Idaho tho pro-rata cost per  aero would bo far from excessive,  and granted the land in sold on  i-itr-iictivc terms at an advance on  and   interest  expenses the   entire  area would sell readily.  In view of the good faith the  U.S. authorities have shown in  their recent survey it is felt that  when the situation is placed before  the B.C. interests here this month  that the samecareful look-into the  matter may reasonably be expected  next season by the provincial  authorities, and an authoritative  pronouncement as to the feasability  of the project ensue in as short a  period as is necessary to elapse to  do the needed engineering work  thoroughly. This much, at least,  the situation surely warrants.  Granted total reclamation can be  assured, by that time surely B.C.  will be out of the financial maze it  is now attempting, extrication and  that for an essential industry, and  with such gilt edge security, with  an international partnership to  boot, funds should be fairly readily  procurable.  On this reclamation project  while we are far from being out of  the wilderness recent events seem  to give us a glimpse sometimes of  the promised land and the expeoted  benefits it will confer on those who  who have borne the burden and  heat of pioneer days, so to speak.  I  1-k   ������S mm  1VI tl  'HIPUSYOUR.CR  Sweet Cream Butterfat 46c per Ifc*.  Butterfat 44c per lb.  f.o.b. Nelson  WRITE US FOR SHIPPING TAGS   ,  Curlew Creamery Co.  Dav  ������f tesr>  l������bl.������)VI1|   o.-w.  J  ST  ��������� Nelson dairymen   haye raised  price of milk to 7 quarts for $1.  the  Someone is stealing tho spuds from  the school potuto patch at Kaslo.  The bed'of tho Trail creek, where it  goes through tho city, is now bone  dry.  Cranbrook has a Win-the Wur  League. Its motto is "Union Government."  Rov. F. Yolland, English Church  rector at Gold*.' n, haa been transferred  to Fernie.  Sandon boasts of a prosperity shown  In tho town's threo barber shops and  two nnto8.  Excavation Work is under way for a  new moving picture theatre at  Ro.ssland.  Rossland huu been fortunate in  semiring an offer of 1)1 J for Its school  debentures.  At Greenwood Hugh MoKeo has  bought isnuicicnt timber from Walter  Wartmim to make 700 cords of wood.  Macuinic Oil���������Wo have sevural  gallons of it, the best to he had.  While it hint $1 per gallon.-~P. H.  .laelcHon.  HOHMIC   ANI) IlAUNICHH   FOK   8AMC���������  Heavy   work   borne   and   Hot   heavy  IiiiIIIjjmm. niii.'l  uti'rnul   >,������<������������������������������������������"! ������������������������ yiwl  We ca������ty a complete  stock of  and Shingles  when in need of anything in this line call  and   get   our   prices.  i  n  Canyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   ol Second-Hand   Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  O   US ffffmmml  BUm    %mm  Phono 36  Sirdar Avc. GB+isst&M  eost   Hiiilieient  to   meet   prinoipal   shape.   Apply lticvuav Olliee.  m  I  X.  I W������lmm'.  wmmmmmm*m;PMmmmmmm������^  i i iiiiiiiiiwwagBBBBmMBBmis^^  -fe������?  THE CBESTON  BEVIEYT  Bit;  Five Big Battles  JFestubert I   Qrovenchy 1 ;VfI^Basse|  Ypres I The Somme t   When   one recalls some of these  early-day battles  of the present war, whentheiorces of  the Allies, poorly equippedV:$jtth guns  and artillery and none too many men,  and recalls the preparedness of the  German foe  in every detail, and the  horde  of   trained   troops   they   had-{*from the day   of their arrival.  available to press home every attack,  .to be able to  talk   over  features  of  ' those  eyents with one   of our  own  citizens who has taken a  hand in upholding  Britain's  prowess   to  some  extent in all of them, seems almost  too rare to be true.  Such, howeyei*, is the record of Pte.  "Jack   Smith,   who   arrived   back   in  Creston on Wednesday of last week-  just three years exactly from the date  that Creston said good-bye to its first  half-dozen recruits for overseas service.  And, remarkable as it all is, still more  amazing is  the fact that Pte. Smith  went through it all entirely without  LAMONT  NOTARY PUBUO  IMSU&ANGS  ������������������   REAL. ESTATE  DEALER IN OOAL.  0RBSTON   -   -   B.C.  mishap from April 26th, 1915, up till  October 8th, 1019���������a matter of about  18 months���������and with but one month  off on account of illness, and very few  days leave.  Pte. Smith was initiated into actiye  service- in reserve -trench work near  the Yser canal, working six days on  and six days off, and after a couple, of  ���������week's seasoning along with the  others of the 16th Canadian Scottish  was transferred to Festubert, where  they took part   in the fighting right  Jack  has a yivid recollection of May 22nd.  This \yas the first attack he was sn,  and a matter of 400 yards of open  country separated the British and  German trenches. The British made  the capture in good style but out of  the company' of 200 men Pte, Smith  was in only 50 were on hand for roll  call. > Nor was the charge for the  enemy trench.the only ticklish "Operation. When they were taken they  were found to be mere barricades and  it was necessary to take hold with the  shovel and dig yourself in in the face  of rifle and machine gun fire.   -  From ��������� Festubert the Canadian  Scottish saw service at Gravenchy  and LaBasse; at which latter point,  as well as Ploeugstert, Pte. Smith saw  winter duty, which at that time was  mostly a matter of holding the  ground already taken and doing duty  four days on and four days off.     He  Take  these away  at Your Own Price  states that while the weather there  wasquite cold enough, still the real  hardship layin having to do duty and  sleep in feo much wet and mud as was  always in evidence in the trenches in:  wintertime.      ���������  ��������� It was while* serving-hero that Pte.  Smith had to take a month off on  account of,a minor illness, going to  LaHarye, .,the Canadian base, to  recuperate; and while there he got into training with a machine gun squad,  which runs sixVmen and a corporal to  each gun, In Marqh he wa-r shifted  to Ypres, at which point the heayy  fighting is a matter that needs no recalling; The first two weeks in June  were V particularlyf active ,-vpd at one  engagement at that time he had ten  days of steady attack and counter  attack,"with casualties that were the  heaviest of the" war to date.  His last transfer w:as to the Soinnie,  in September,  where the Ypres campaign    was    repeated    with    equal  ferocity,   there being practically   no  let up almost  all along the line.    It  was in this territory that he suffered  the machine gun ^bullet   wound that  has epst him his right leg.    It was in.  a  very early    morning    attack    on  Oetober 8th that his company got the  order to "go eyer top" for the capture  of a German trench about 200   yards  beyond.    He   had got  to   within  50  yards   of   the    objective     when. the  machine gun fire, got him in the leg,  as well as slightly wounding his hand.  In the rush forward he was not missed  by his comrades,  and in  order to get  shelter from the   heavy fire he had to  drag himself into a.shell hole.   In this  position   it     *was    impossile   for   his  friends to locate him and in  the. galling gunfire that continued it was impossible   to crawl baek  to safety, so  there  was nothing .for it but  to lie  there until night, when he crawled into   the   British   trench     successfully  NEWS OF KOOTENAYS  CANADIAN  ymtm/MMmstmJim  JL  ..,!*���������<    ,���������-���������  oes  If low prices count our entire stocks  in the above lines will tie cleared out  in   short   order.    Buy   to-day   and  avoid possible disappointment.  JL   -������      JL JL(  ' T ��������� A  '^^.XT" Oj--f"Vl^ T  GENERAL MERCHANT  CRESTON  1  as?  increased Production  is urged by the Government���������it has done ITS part, we are doing OURS���������  will you do YOTJRS?  OUR part is to grow the very best trees possible, to see thoy are true-  to name, to care for them in every while they are in our nursery, and to  deliver to you, npright, clean, healthy, well-oalinered trees with magnificent root system, well packed, all charges paid, at your nearest station  or dock.   We sincerely think that this, is QUR part.  YOUR part is to get your order ready without delay so that yon can  plant next Sprincrand to ORDER RARLY. Early orders ar* better for  us AND BETTER FOR YOU. It is humanly impossible to give tho  name attention, and care to - late orders as those placed six or twelve  mov.thfl in advance.  Will you write us today for any information, and giving us an idea of  your requirements? Our services and advice are cheerfully yours.  Our large gonoral and Fruit Catalogue, our Rose Catalogue, o'ur Price  Listatoyoura for tho asking���������thoy contain valuable planting and general  information. Do not delay���������write to-day, or see our local representative  Andrew Miller.  British Columbia Nurseries Company, Limited;  . 1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouuer, B.C.     Nursery at Sardls  HM  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER.  C.V.O., L.L.D., D.C.L. Pre������*dent  THRIFT AND SECURITY  ir***-J***'^^*"*"--'~***~"-*J*'-"'"--*'^J*"-*^-**t������---^ ���������ii ���������������������������  J-Bi-ii ������������������ i M���������mr hi'-iiium i" j.i.w-_iwuai������i.tf*  Open a Savings account with The  Canadian Bank of Commerce. If more  CQiiVfcjiiiem, tic^ouuts may  and deposits made by mail.  0. G. BENNETT Manager Creston Branch  u>*c*  ������    ml  SIR JOHN A1RD, General Manaacr  H.'V. P. JONES. A������������'t C-n'l. M&nft-jer  CapitalPaid Up.$15,000,000 T Reserve Fund. - $13,500,000  -c/po*- i������cvji  -ft*  to tbe heavy casualties it was almost  another twenty, 'hours before the  limited medical staff could give..him  proper attention and have him trans-"  feire'd back to the first dressing  station and thence to the base hospital.  Jack relates thatLas he was lying in  the ambulance waiting for it to get  under way a. Gerp*ian shell .caine over  and landed within- a couple of feet of  the ahibulahce, **btit foYtu'nately it.  jffissed: "fire"; had"JJi*6-exploded tliere  would'have bee'n nothing of the rig, or  those in; it to tell just how it happened.  He was treated at the hospital*? at  Etapb, Nottinghain.vand Ramsg.-ite, it  being almost a month after the  casualty before the doctors finally  extracted the bullet that did all the  damage. Several operations were  necessary during lhe latter part of  October and up till June before the  limb was in shape to allow him to sail  for Canada, on June 10th. The trip  across was quite uneventful. . Along  with him on the trip were about 75  other amputation cases and a great  many trbops being sent back, the men  being medically unfit. He had a week  of it in Quebec, and was detained for  final treatment at Toronto until  August 25th. His leg is mending fine  and from present appearances the expectation of the authorities that he  can be fitted with an artiflcal limb before Christmas will certainly be  realized.  A Ford auto has just been supplied  4*he goyernment officials at Golden,  for official use only, of conrse.  Fred Kelly died in New Denver last  week. He had been steward of the  hospital in that town for 17 years.  The Continental "mine.' at Porthill is  employing about 200 men at present.  The lowest wages paid  is ������3.25 a day.  Nelson licjupr stores report record  business since the announcement that  prohibition .would be enforced October  1st.  ' **  Dr. Carter, the Kaslo dentist, who  moved to Rossland about a year .ago,  is moving to Silverton to reside  permanently.  The Herald bas it figured out that  the coming of prohibition will mean a  saving of $60,000 now spent on liquor  in that town.  For the fall fair on Sept. 25 and 26  Grand Forks has received a grant of  $200 from the city and $600 from the  government.  The ladies waiting ro������*im, at Trail  station is being used as a freight shed,  the latter having been destroyed .by  fire a few weeks ago.  The Graham vegetable evaporating  works at Vernon is again in operation, employing 100 hands���������half; of  whom are women and girls.  Unless plenty of fain" comes before  the middle of the 'month the concentrator at the Continental mine will  have to close down foi   want of water.  Alex Robinson of Greenwood has a  contract from the C.P.R. for 10,000|  poles and 185,000 ties. He is cutting,  the ties on Porcupine creek, not far  from Farron.  MELsmtrr  - - * mf    <v  a ,������.& *c  ;.-V.-ltnmm*  aav  Round Trip to  Nefeon  Going dates:  Sept. 19 to 20.  Return limit Sept. 22.  Travel via Canadian Pacific Railway,  '.'The World's Greatest Highway."  R DAWSON, District Passenger Agent, Calgary, Alta.  DEAI.ER IN.  HiEh Glass Boots and Shoes  Saddle and Harness"  Repairing a Specially  About two'miles of poles and wires'  of   the "British   Columbia Telephone  company's    system    between   Grand  Forks  and Phoenix have been   destroyed by forest fires.  Provincial. Constable Gunn prose-  cutedfonr alien enemies at Sandon  Wednesday for failing to register.  Two were fined $50 each and costs and  two $25 each and costs.  Eight motor truck and nine four-  horse teams are hauling ore and concentrates to Porthill from the Con-  inental mine at present. The trucks  make two: round trips in 24 hours and  carry three or four tons each V  Hon. J. W. deB. Fa.rris' new plan  for linking up the provincial police  and the game wardens, putting uniforms on the police and providing a  mounted force will probably be  brought into operation next spring.  Greenwood Ledge: Hugh Mc-  Cutheon has a Rhode Island Red hen  that lays large eggs. She laid an egg  last week that weighed a little over  four ounces, and measured 6J by 8J  inches. The hen sometimes produces  eggs even lai'ger than this <me.  Limited  CRESTON ;\    -      B.C.  -Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Dealers in  ...MEAT;   "y..'.  Whotesale and Reta i 1  n*3u.  'n.^������  *D^..,*l4-������.������.  J.  JJtlJLj   ym  and Oysters  in Season  We liave the goods, and  our pr'ces are reasonable  Alice Siding  School re-opened on Tuesday with  the new principal, Miss B., Arrow-  smith, in charge, and the usual opening day attendance.  ***  F. W. Ash is'a Oreston resident this  month. He is in charge of the office  while Postmaster Gibbs is on vacation.  Cecil Moort% who has spent the past  couplo of weeks at Trail and Columbia  Gardens, returned homo on Friday.  Mr. Hunter of Columbia Gardens  returned with him, and is a visitor  with Mr. and Mrs. Matthews.  Mr. and Mrs. James Compton are  the Alice Siding representative at tho  Spokane fair this weok. They left on  Tuesday.  Mrs. Schafer arrived from Barons,  Alta., on Wodnesdao and will spend a  fow days at tho old homo with her  brother Pte. Jack Smith.  Judging hy the number of machines  at work mu\ the .'mi. lhut Juuj \ii-i-.,  circled in the cut of hay ow tho fiats  this year will be the biggest ever.  Troyolyun brothers are helping out  with the haying operations of Hood &  Sutolhle.  The caretaking work at the school  has heen awarded Annie Miller und  'IVtwuu'ti tOI'iin'MIt fin* thin 1<������i������>������. mul (U>  encourage Unit-chin", work a prize of  $5 i������ hitit.K ofToiiid for Lhu ono keeping  tho sohoolhouHo in host shape. They  will lake tho woik month about.  With the biggest payrolls in her  history, Sandon is today a minor  handful of English speaking people  .With a large number of foreign gentlemen working in the mines, many of  whom do not know one English word  from another and cannot write their  own names.  The night shift at the Sloean Star  mine, Sandon, went on strike last  Friday. Tho cause of the trouble";  which has since heen adjusted, was  the collection of a day's pay per man  hy tho company, such collection being  paid into the Sandon branch of the  Canadian Patriotic Fund.  Greenwood Lodge: F. K. Archer,  of Kasloj will probably ship three tons  of cherries this season. How Kaslo  has changed in tho last 25 years. In  those old day's about all that camp  shipped was empty beer bottles, and  an occasional corpse who eould no  longer sit up and say. -'That's good."  A. .T. K'M*it, secretary of Runners  Perry commercial club, has on exhibition in front of the club quai'tors,  sovoral stalks of corn which average  ten foot In height and which grow in  the cinders on the Great Northern  railway tracks about a hundred feet  helow tho station, the seed having  fiillen from a boy <>m->  Vernon News: For three cars of  wheat purchased this week hy a  Vancouver buyer tho prlr/.o of $08 per  ton wiih paid. Thin is tin- top notch  price eyor paid horo for wheat aw far  as we know, and it is to be regretted  that the grain crop iu the valloy in so  light thia year that not many of our  farmera will benellt to any great  extent by thi* *Uff market. A dny or  two after the with* tho price advanced  lo$72 per ton.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Regulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, thoNorth-  West.Territories and ib a portion of  the Provinceof British .Columbia, may  be leased for a term of twenty-mii*  years renewal for a further term 'of  21 years at an annual rental of $1 an  aero. Not more than 2.560 acres will  be leased to one applicant.  Application foi a lease must be made  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the district in which  the rights applied for are situated.'  In surveyed torritory the land must,  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions oj sections, and in unHuVvoy-  ed torritory tho.tract, applied for shall  bo staked out by the applicant himself  Each application must bo accompanied by a foe of $5 which will he refunded if the rights applied for are nol  available, but not otherwise. A royalty  shall ho paid on the merchantable output of tho mine at the rate of five cunt*  por ton.  Tho person operating tho mine shul*  furnish tho Agent with sworn returns  accounting for the full quantity of  merchantable coal mined and pay the  royalty thereon. If tho coal mining  riirht*' are not being operated, such  returns should be lurniHheil at lcu*i  onco a year.  Tho Ioiiho will include llio ,;onl mining righta only, maclndcd by Chap.  27 of 1-5 George V. asNonted to 12th  .Tune, 1011.  For full .Information application  Hhould bu umdi* to the Secretary of tlir  Department of tho Tnl,������rior. Ottawa,  or to any agent or Hub-Agent of  Dominion Land*.  W. W. CORY, Deputy Minlst.*!-  the Interior.  N.H.���������IJiiiiiitluii i/.������il piihlU.utitni of thii  advi'i-tlaement will not he puhl for.  %m^^pim*miim-  (my-* *"--?&������  ���������' A'A ���������������������������-ArrmA0^k  *'AA'!P:Pmmi  ::������������������:: AA-??Wmm  ''������������������'������������������ :P:'V,-HV'^v%&M  '   'p~P^-Ai^^-&*.l'mm  : yV'^I������!fpf  ���������' iA''-Ap;AgpM  ���������y'-'pPP^M  PPPiWm  .*' ' 'A;-''~*Pr:i-.-%?0  mm������  AAA A3;A?.M  VVSMlsi  AAAiSm^m  ��������� ���������; "���������"���������:������������������:'si^jtfxn  AAA'rmm  A~:p:pi^m  ''���������A*i$%08m  hAm  ������������������iiSs?!  :?MI  i ���������fr^'-;''';'*,?^  WtfeSii8������ffl**W!fi*IW^^  'fj'J&i'S  SBfi;''RayxBiw, citiESTov-:- -nt r  r^  Community Work  In Manitoba  Valuable  Work  Being  Accomplished  Under  Direction  of  Manitoba  Agricultural  College  Thi.**. new line of -work has been recently undertaken by the Manitoba  Agricultural College. Miss Esther  Thompson went to Whitcinouth on  May first as a community worker.  During the past winter she attended  the college as a fourth year student.  The following' extracts from letters  from her will give an idea of what  ������!*.e  has  heen  doing:  "I helped her with the housework  while she -.vent ou papering. I did a  good deal of baking i'or her, and as  she watched nie do it she would ask  questions. I also made a fireless  cooker and started to cook the porridge. 1 brought away with me some  pieces of white satin and a. wire J.  trai.ue which i yesterday made over  into  a  verv   nice  little   hat   for  one  of  ���������MfiliiiBiiil;!'  on  Horses,   Cattle,  &c,   quickly  cured  by  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For Sale by All Dealers  Douglas   &   Co.,   Prbp'rs,   Napahce,   Ont.  (Free   Sample   on   Request)  th  i,  I  *.v as  i i   s  me  t>*ok  it   back   lust   night  \ ery   pleased   with   il.  eei'icd  as   though     God  wr  ���������n  ie   needed  e   girls,  and   she  Site   said  aU   sent  U; ip." i  "i'ovlay 1 visited, fi ve homes. Al'j  s-r-;vn to know about uu* now, so thevj  tece-ive me unite kindly. I was ask-!  cd to cover >oii'<: upholstery. In the'  second 1 wrote two letters for s.im-j  pies of dress materials and proiniscdj  to come back -and help to  make coal.!  :j.:;ii  make .  ��������� ya:Htd so:  hat over.    The third  <-- help with canning.  ladv |  Tin*!  giving, the methods of preparing,  and time of feeding, etc., and sent it  with him to their doctor, and he O.  U.'d everything. I was very glad, as  shf Jias so( much trouble with the  child and the father just tells her to  let it die, it is not worth the trouble.  From dinner till hve I worked for a  lady ( a different nationality)^ 1 was  making over a hat, which* I am going  to finish this afternoon. At five I  v-entl>ack to sec Mrs. X, and I'made  her an omelet for her supper. Au  old lady (different nationality still)  was in, and she wasn't satisfied���������txYl  she got a piece to take home to hcr  husband. 1 also made a fireless cooker and started to cook the cream of  wheat. After supper���������going to  liver a bandage���������I met Mrs. V,  could not speak much English,  she asked ine to comc and fix.  sewing   machine,  whieh   I   did."  " . . . . tlu* youngest is twenty  mouths old, and llio mother was still  nursing it because she could not afford to buy milk. Oh! she was so  thin. She has to keep a tauiily of  seven on $_'..?0 ,\ d.'v���������-that is hcr husband's   waiie."  "This morning I again wen I back  to Mrs. X. 1 showed her how to  i take barley water and showed her  how K'������ use the peptonizing powder  the   doctor   had  recommended."  ''This morning 1 was called down  sec about the milk a little babv  s getting. Thou 1 made a couple  calls. One wanted help with helving': the other wanted some help  with tlic painting of some picture  frames. The rest oi the day I have  on. a house plan."  e   next   two   wanted  Deepest Mine In World  The deepest mine in the wbrld is  tbe Morro Vcljio in Brazil, the lowest galleries of which aYc 6,000 feet  below the surface. The Morro Vcl-  ho is n gold .mine, "worked by an  English company. The gold-bearing  vein descends into the earth ���������like a  great knifo, at an angle of 45 degrees.  The normal temperature at the hot  torn is only 113 deg. F., and by ventilation'is kept down*, to about   100.  ;ario  110 University Avenue, Toronto, Canada  Under  the   control  of  the  Department   of   Agriculture   of   Ontario.  Affiliated   with   the   University of   Toronto.  College Reopens Monday, Oct. 1, 1917. Calendar Sent on Application  E.   A.  A.   GRANGE, V.S ,   M.Sc.,  Principal  ..���������..���������..a..*..*..  cle-  She  but  her  to  W a:  oi  Sv. "  ��������� cnl  ���������������������������I"!  help  i then-  gardens.  ** i.  J. B. REYNOLDS  President  Manitoba Agricultural  College. Winnipeg  with  On May 18 I was  called back to Mrs. F. to show her  how t<3 make barley water. She  said since 1 r.atue she has not wor-  iied so much now that she has someone to ask. At least three-quarters  of tiie women I have, met are ailing.'"'  "1 made seven calls yesterday. She  wanted to know about the care of  house plants. Tomorrow I am goiug  to help a lady to cover her furniture."  "1   planned   a   picnic   program,   and  planned   thc-   program   for   the     Ci'rls'  Club.  *who -will   meet  every  week.     I  am tr.ving to get a soldier's little boy  to the hospital for treatment."  j     "l  have  had  so   many  requests  for  J-help,   so  1   really   have   work  heaped  up on all  sides.    1   cut out four suits  ol  underwear for two little boys.     In  the   afternoon   1   went   to   the   school  and laid out the basket ball field. The  lady   wanted   to   know   how*     to   takc  heat and tea stains off her oak table.  .. .:o.   ,*oy   went   to   the     hospital   this  morning.     I   arranged   with   the   hospital  and  then   I  got     the     Patriotic  lo  pay   the  child's  bill  and  ex-  YES! MAGICALLY!  LIFT OUT  WiTH FINGERS  ,,*���������,*.,*..t.,*,,*,,*..t.���������*..*..*..*.,a..*..*..*.^., *.,*.. ������������������������������������>.������������������>*���������������������������>������  Vou say to thc dtng store man,  "Ciive me a small bottle of freezone."  This will cost very little hut will  positively remove every hard or soft  corn or callus from one's  feet.  A few drops of.this new ether co.m-  pouud applied directly upon a tender, aching corn relieves the soreness  instantly, and soon the entire corn or  callus, root aud all, dries up aud can  be   lifted   off   with   the   fingers.  This new way lo rid one's feet of  corns vv.**.s introduced by a Cincinnati  man, who says that froe/.one -"dries in  a moment, and simply shrivels up the  corn or callus without irritating the  surrounding  skin.  Don't let father die of infection or  lockjaw from whittling at his corns,  but clip this out and make him trv  it. *  you    druggist   hasn't   any    free-  tell him  to order a small bottle  his   wholesale   drug*   house   for  If  zone,  fro iii  vou.  Dry Period Coming  Whisky Will Not Last More Than  - Year  ud  Gore  for 60 years  one  *y manulac.luring  S'o  is to  out of  fourth   wanteil   \o   g.^r      oipio     Jiomc  Nursing     pamphlets.        In     the     fifth  homo   was   a   little,     r'lreo.-nioiuhs-old  baby   who   was   being   raised  on     the! Fund  bottl"      I  spent  two and a half hours| penses. '  here   giving   formulas   and   help     and;      Several   cases   needing   medical   at-  advie.e,  and   f   am  going back  tomor-/ tentiou   or   operation   have,     been   rc-  row to loach lu-r how  to make cream] ported to  Dr. Fraser, provincial med-  soups.   etc.     1   also   lectured   to     the   ical   health   officer   and  to   thc   Patri-  Chapin  ol  tiie largest whisk  firms  in   the  country  business.  Mr. Hermann declared lhat within  60 days not less than 2,000 .saloons  in Chicago wotdd be forced out of  business by thc new legislation, and  that a like proportion throughout thc  country would tie similarly affected,  lie estimated that the -whiskey now  in existence in the United States  would be exhausted within a year at  the present rate of consumption, saying that he had positive knowledge  that tliere was not more than 200,-  000,000 gallons of whiskey now in the  government warehouses. The normal  consumption is said to b������ about 135.-  000,000 gallons, while, with the prospect of a dry period coming, it is  expected that drinkers will try to  store ur* :-i supply that will last for  sonic time, thus taking all that is left  over before the end of the next 12  months.  Russian Law Is Suspended    i  New    Socialist     Minister       Submits'  Bills  on   Land  Reform 1  The*,  provisional    government-*  has'  decided to suspend operations of the!  Agrarian  law  passed  in   1906.    With-!  out lhe Duma's consent, M. Stolypin, i  lhc premier at' the time, provided for!  the   abolition   of   commercial   owner-,  "ship of peasant  land  and  the  substitution   of  individual  ownership.    Thc  sponsor   for   thc   repeal   is   the     new  Socialist  minister  of  agriculture,    M.  Tcheruoff.  The minister has submitted to-thc  council of ministers ten other bills  on land reform, town as well as  country. One provided for the better aplication of science in the work  of the ministry of agriculture; another establishes a department of agriculture, economy and policy; another regulates the exploitation of  forests. In principle the council approved these bills, lt is intended to  promulgate them speedily, leaving  for the constituent assemblies decision the basic question of the transfer of the lands of thc nobility to. the  peasantry.  r  J.'JL.M.HMIt.l/i.%Z ���������  A   IVCf   M    Si  UK.  r.  ���������������   r������  wr..  rem Di) using  WHEN YOUR COLOR FADES  Chemically Self-Extinguishing  "Silent 500s"  The Matches With "No  Afterglow"  EDDY is thc only Canadian  maker of these matches, every  stick of which has been treated  with a chemical solution -which  positively ensures thc match  becoming dead wood once it  has been lighted and blown  out.  Look for the words "Chemically self-extinguishing" on the  hox.  also  sciiool  children  today."  "I stunt all morning with Mrs. X.  (noi Canadian). She has a tliree-  months-ohl baby aud has to bring it  up ou the bottle and knows very lil-  tle about it, but is vory glad to learn.  I worked out formulas for her ac-  i ording to Dr. ffolt. and showed her  how to prepare albumen water, and  finally 1 prepared her dinner which  consisted of a cream soup and toast.  She liked the roup and wanted to  know how lo make it. lier husband  wont to the city yesterday, so 1  v rote an account of the food we were.  w&mm  A Perfect Day  should end���������as well as  b-igin ��������� with a perfect  food, say ���������  Grape-Nuts  with  cream.  A crisp, delicious food,  'containing the entire  nutriment of wholewheat  arid barley, including the  vital mineral element**,  so richly provided by  N.itui e iu these grains.  f.vcry laole should  bave ils daily ration of  Grape-Nut*-.  "There's a Reason"  otic Society. She has purchased for  her work a basket ball, a clinical  thermometer and an inexpensive,  equipment for giving a few cookery  let-sons.  The various' things bought will be  brought to the college and kept as  criuipuicnt for such work in new districts. It is expected, as this valuable  work becomes known, that, districts  will be willing to share expenses and  make such outlay as seemes desirable.  IMinard's Liniment  Cows.  Cures   Garget   inv  When a girl���������or a woman���������finds  her color fading, when her cheeks  and lips grow pale, and she gets  short of breath easily and hcr heart  palpitates after slight exertion, or under the least excitement, it means that  she is suffering from anaemia���������thin,  watery blood. Headache and backache frequently accompany* this condition, and nervousness is often present.  The remedy lot* this condition is to  build up the blood, and for this purpose there is no medicine can equal  Dr. Williams' l'ink Pills. They build  up and renew the blood, bring .brightness to the eyes, color to thc checks,  and a general feeling of renewed  health and energy. The only other  t realm ent needed is plenty of sunlight, moderate exercise and. good,  plain food. Thc girl or woman 'who  gives this treatment a fair trial will  soon find herself enjoying perfect  health. .   . " ���������'"'���������'  You can get Dr. .Williams' Pink  Tills from any dealer in-medicine, or  by mail post paid at SO cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50'from The Dr.  Williams' .Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  ARLINGTON  WATBRPROOP   OOrukARd   AN&    OUFF0  Do away with alt Laundry Bills. "When thoy  become aotled Just -wash them -with soap and  water. No ironlnsr necessary. Suitable toe  thoso of the most fs.9tldtoti8 taste aa the*.-loot nal  Brood aslloen.  Ask your dealer for them.  ARLINGTON  OO.  OF CANADA, Limited  Praaar Avenue, Toronto  COOK'S   COTTON   ROOT   COMPOUND  A safe, reliable reguleHnt met/1  c/n*. Sold iu three degrees oi  strength. No. 1, $i; No. S, fgi  No. 3. tS per bos. Sold by ail  drug-frlsto, or sent pre-j������td tq  pluia package on receipt oi  price. Free pamphlet. -Addtea-j  THS COOK MBMCLtTO CO.  Tuarts. OttL (F<NMt c4r WmiimSt  Miller's Worm Powders are not  surpassed by any other preparation  as a vormifiiRe or worm destroyer.  Indeed, there ai;,e few preparations  that have lhe merit that it has to recommend it. Mothers, aware of ils  excellence, seek its aid al the hrs-l indication of lhc presence of worms in  their children, knowing that it is a  perfectly trustworthy medicine that  will -.rive immediate and lastinp; relief.  The Quicker Method  "M-jike, Oi was jnsl thinkin'. Suppose Oi had a fit an' yez had a pint  of whisky, would vex kneel down an'  put  the bottle to me lips?"  "Oi would not."  Not His Name  In Dublin a zealous policeman  caught a cab driver in the act of  driving- recklessly. Thc officer stopped him  and said:  "What's  yer name?"  "Yc'd hctthcr try and find out," said  tue driver peevishly.  "Sure, and V-will," said- thc policeman, as he went rouud'to the side of  the cab where thc name ought to  have been painted; but the letters had  bc en  rubbed  off.  "Alia," cried lhe officer. '"'Now ye'll  git yerscli into worse disgrace than  ever" Yer name seems to he oblither-  nted."  "You'rl   wrong'!"  shouted   the   driv  er  triumphantly.    '"Tis O'Sullivan!  Tlte Swagger Stick  The   Universal   Use   o������  the  Soldiers'  Cane Is Explained  These ciilc ' lit lie "swagger slicks"  tliat o flic ers in uniform are carrying  on the str.eel are the. revt rse of military in ihe.ir appearance. Odd little  affairs, sometimes nol more than a  fool and a half long and more <\\\.\-  geslivc of eO'eiiiinaey lliau of masculine swagger. Tin* swagger slick, as  nearly as its origin ean be traced,  eame irom Knglaiid, where, in days  oi piping peace, lhe soldier's very  infill dress uniform made il almost  impossible for him to dispose o*' liis  hands when walking aboul off duly,  -���������nd it. apparently became necessary  lor him to have something ic- cany  and twirl. In Ktigkiud the private  soldier camo a swagger .slick as  well as lhe .officer. They are inc.on-  ���������.vuons wiih khaki. Hut put a 1114lit,  it il liniic ou a man and a gay Utile  pill hov on lhe <\t\v of Ids bend, and  lhe Mick becomes logical enough.  However, swagger slick's are nol cur-  tied iu ih'* iri'iiclu*^. T'rotu the llos-  I011  'I raiiscripl.  " Yez  "\'o;  wouldn't?"  Oi could bring ye/ (0 yei  fate  (.1 nicker  ytv-  an'  by sthaiidiu"  up  in     fron  driukin'  il   liesiii."  t    of  The  \ii   ti Mi 1  It  III    .1     U)\  I..]  Cow Beat Theni to  i;il   01'   the   board   of   lu-iillh  Uoslnli,   lloli<  *   Montreal,   May   JWlli.   'OP.--  Minard's   liniment   Co.,   Limited.  Yarmouth   N.S.  1 'cntlcnicn. --I  beg lo lei   vow  know  Dial   I   have  used   NllN.AKli'S   LIN1-  M !''. NT   for  some   lime  aud   I   find   it  ll.e   best    I    have   ever   used    ior   (he  joints and   muscles.  Yours   very   truly,  THOMAS .1.   HOCAN.  The   Champion   Clog   and   I'odeslal  Dancer  ol   Canada.  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PELT-TAM  N11 \iS KR V  CO., Toronto, Ont.  Influence  lie Daily*'Express, a  1  '?  3  f  Inside  AceordinR* to 11  personal friend of the luupress .Zita  of Austria has infoiined certain mein-.  hers ot the house of commons that  the. Empress is cxertiiiB herself  strongly iu the interest of France. Site  is credited villi sufficient influenet*  over Emperor Charles lo induce him  to Iry to withdraw from the A.ustro-  HuuR'.iriati alliance with 'Germany as  soon as Austria-'Hunffary is enabled  lo  take  such  action.  fKlDNEY  "Won't   yon  u'tvi*   nu*  :\  kiss   to  re-  utemher you hy.'"  "You'll    vriiH'iuher   lone.  er    llu\  kiss  you   liiiin'i   i;ji.     -..uu      itn  W Ikl  KOI.  I And  Q5&2A *m&  Vuiiu. '****^mmm.  mw-iHiTiiiii  MHMIWM  "���������"-"*""  $mtmmmmrmmmmm%m  mmmWm%m  mm  J  Wl************  ^mmmmmmm^mmmmxmm.  ������aa^ia������i������MMiMiM������mM������~������^������������������������m.a. ii^^^i^^p^^ill^i^PiM^ii^^^^^p^^^l  s?hb mmvmWm CTBST02S  .*.\.  Ry USES IS DEMONSTRATED  FUTURE OF THE AIRPLANE AND THE SUBMARINE  It Is Very Difficult To Set Limits To Effectiveness of Airplanes  Used In! Large Numbers In Destroying Enemy Gun-Making  And Munition Plants, Paralyzing Military Activity  o-  Thc unprecedented achievement of  the French aeronaut,- Sergeant Gallois  in wiping out single-handed a large  section of thc lvruppr munition works  at Essen in Germany, is one of tlic  most notable adventures 'in the history of the war. There was nothing  accidental iii his success. He knew  what he. had to do; h** planned hi*  loute and stuck to.it; he flew across  Esrien and back, dropping bombs on  the works; and he returned lo the  spot whence he had started seven  hours before. The total distance covered during that interval was nearly  four hundred and sixty-seven miles.  Fortunately he was left unwounded,  and practically uninjured by his  strenuous  adventure.  Interesting, as the achievement of  Gallois is, it is still more important.  It: shows, as no previous incident has  flone.,- the potentiality of the "airplane  for military purposes. If one aviator can liy so far without injury and  ������lc so much harm to the enemy, by  dropping a few bombs on the most  important spot in Germany, it is difficult to set limits to what might be  achieved by a few dozens of such  men. It seems altogether likely just  now that Gallois will have scores,  perhaps hundreds, of ambitious imitators, many of whom -vvill lose their  lives, but some of whom will succeed.  It should be borne in mind that to put  the Krupp gun-making and munition-  making establishment out of business  would go far to .paralyze the military  activity and destroy the-military, efficiency of the German empire.  l<*!r^.~       ^s^*..*.       Jl.-.-.**'     ~^*. r.X       l1.n������n       I. *. .-       1..A.....  \   ...   xft     .���������SJJJJJV.     mill.     J.JJX.-3J.     LJIV.1C     llcJ-9     UlSt-ll  developing a disposition among military- and naval experts to institute  comparisons or contrasts between the  future of the. airplane and that .of the  submarine. Tn a recent -public address, Secretary Baker of the W~������ir  Department of the United States  made the announcement that "American skill and ingenuity, American  scientific knowledge, and the inexhaustible resources of supplies shall  all be drawn upon, and we shall contribute to the unquestionable supremacy of the air,"- so that the efficiency  of* military operations may be maintained. Some months ago Admiral  Perry, of North Pole fame, suggested  that small but swift seaplanes might  be used effectively as destroyers of  submarines by housing them on a  "mother" warship 'from whose deck  they might make short but swift  flights to search for submarines and  drop bombs on them with fatal effect, even when submerged. As both  thc airplane and thc submarine are  recent entrants into the field of warfare, it will be increasingly interesting to watch thoir future evolution,  respectively.���������Toronto   Globe.  Ex-Soldiers Will  Flock to Canada  Bruce  Walker  Says    it    is    Cerfain  Thousands  Will  Come  After. War is Over  "All investigations lead to the decided belief lhat there will be a  tremendous immigration of Imperial  army ex-service men to Canada after  the war," declared J. Brute Walker,  commissioner of immigration, who  lias just returned from'London. Air.  Walker has been in the Old Country  for live months, acting on the Km-,  pi re Settlement committee, in connection with lhc settlement of soldiers.  Although not inclined to speak at  nny length on the features of hi.**.  trip, he admitted, when questioned  oit the submarine menace, that his  ���������ship wa.s chased for many miles by a  submarine and that for four eonseeu  live hours it was engaged in a running light wiih the. enemy cral'l. The  iship zig-z-iggcd for miles out of its  .course. A companion ship was less  fortunate, and those on deck saw il  t>iiilc after a few minutes.' light, ahout  a  mile aud a   half away.  Referring lo lhe settlement of soldiers, Mr*. Walker continued. "The.  ���������'omniittee took special steps to as  certain Ihe opinions of all members,  jiml we arc abundantly satisfied that  11 vast propoi lion ol (he men ol  Sedentary occupations will nol return (o such work, but will sock I-j  perpetuate, the outdoor life by rini-  fjratiui.*,' to one oT"lhe overseas dominions. 11 is generally recognized  ���������ji Knghinii that the conditions of-  ered by the Canadian governmen'.  r.ic more attractive and provide  greater ittduremenls llian thom* of  vniy other overseas dominions. As  nunn as lhe war is over, demobilization takes place and if the necctisary  transportation equipment can bo  provided there will he a tremendous  immigration, and particularly to the  western provinces."  "Did   he   have     words     wllli       his  ���������wife?"  "IU bud a lew of tlicm."--Judge  Cannot Push Through  Foe Lines Faster  Why Advances of British   Are   For  Small Distances  "Why is it after British forces have  broken thc German lines, as at  Bullecourt, Messines or Vimy Ridge,  they don't push on  through?"  One of England's foremost strategists was asked this question. Here  is liis answer:  "The whole process of this war is  a matter of lines of communication.  Ihe reason the British offensive  seems to nibble a bit of the Hindenburg line -hi the north and then  strike a few days later far to thc  south, is the vital necessity of establishing communicating lines' and  of consolidating positions.  "When the British move forward  after a terrible artillery preparation  which lias left little of the enemy  trenches but powder and corpses,  they don't find many Germans there  ���������not live ones at least. The Germans know a clay or so in advance  when a big. push is coming. They  can't help it. They fall back, to  their reserve lines in the rear, and  consolidate their guns -and men,  leady for  a   counter-attack.  "The way to ' stop this counterattack and hold the advantage we  have won is to rush up our "..heavy  guns and be ready to cut tlicm to  pieces when they try to 'come back.'  "I have.xsec-n 45 miles of railway  laid" in three days. Our engineers at  Uic front work night and day and  this is largely why, when we once  get hold of a piece of the Hindenburg  line, we holdv on to it. Bulldog tenacity, the papers call it, but it's  military knowledge and foresight  just as much. "  "Furthermore, wheii the Germans  feel sure that a certain spot at which  the British have been .haniTncring is  about to be attacked, they rush their  reserves and guns over to back up  that particular sector. That is the  time for us to strike somewhere else  while they are using all their energy  to stop ..us at another point."  Cossacks In Revolution  How They Routed Petrograd   Police  in the Znamenskaya Place  The aid given by the Cossacks to  the Russian revolution is described  in the New Republic in a diary written by an American who was present  during thc revolution and to whom  an., eyewitness told  thc  following:  "The Znamenskaya place was full  of people," hc said, "orators everywhere, especially around, the statue  in the centre of the square, and a  company of Cossacks riding around  and around the crowd. I was on the  outskirts, near the Newski, opposite  thc Goncharnaya. I looked up the  Newski. Suddenly there was a shot  behind nie, close to me. I looked  around and saw a man's arm and  hand holding a smoking revolver  straight up into the air, and then 1  saw a troop of mounted police issue  from thc Goncharnaya with naked  sabers and charge at the crowd. Suddenly a shot came from thc Cossacks  who were on my right, and the leader of the police fell down from his  horse. The Cossacks yelled and  charged the police, hacking and  swinging their whips. Thc police  broke and lied. Then," he said, "you  should have seen the crowd. People  kissed and 'hugged the Cossacks,  climbing up on the horses to reach  them. Others kisVvd aud embraced  the horses, the Cossacks' boots, stirrups, saddles. They were given cigarettes, money, cigar cases gloves,  anything and overylhing." Iiis eyes  ���������were full of tears. "Go home," hc said  "quick; iherc'U be war in the citv tonight."  Germans Furious With Venizelos  When thc Greek charge d'affaires  at Merlin went to the Wilhelmstrasse  to ask for his passports, fieri* 7,'un-  uierniann, the foreign secretary, lost  his temper and said to tin* Greek  diplomat: "This does not matter to  Germany, but it-will matter much lo  Greece. Vour Venizelos will smart  for this."  The pan-Germans were furious at  Ihe news of Venizelos' triumph. Some  of their leaders said thai if Greece  mobilized against Germany lhe German go\*.:runu'i|t should institute.  ���������.n'.l.ili/'i'.n.ii lh ���������".jui'iujw! "*< "Igiuni,  Serbia and the conquered porlioit*.  ������ii Roumania and Russia. They declare in justification that Greece was  a country conquered by the Allies,  and its Inhabilanls Ihey claim, are  being mobilized by the allied agents.  MisliXN:'    Why,  Mary,   I'm    aMoii  lulled!    How did you learn to lie so?  M 1 r\'  Alli'll'Pft.ir.   I IJ f    ilr.r,.-    ift*-    '",*'  leri you didn't want  lo  ���������*<*<���������, mum.  Interesting Letter  From Front Trenches  (Continued.)  We recently were successful in getting a band. The instruments were  donated by'an Edmonton outfit with  the proviso that they be sent baek to  the Edmonton armory aftcr the war.  There is one Saskatchewan battalion i-f-Tcach-of the Canadian divisions  at the front and it has been stated  that a grant of $1,000 was made by  the province, of Saskatchewan to two  of these battalions. This may not be  true. It is a well known fact that every battalion in the divisions which  followed the first into the field had  a very substantial regimental fund.  These funds were created by gifts otf  money from the tow*ns and the cities  where the battalions were organized  and from profits on regimental canteens which their long periods of  training in Canada made possible as  a result of the unfortunate experience  of thc first division at Valcartier.  The colonel of this battalion aiu'  some of his friends purchased very  recently one thousand pairs of socks  for the boys, but of course unless wc  get funds from somewhere our private resources as our regimental  funds will ��������� soon be exhausted -and  there will undoubtedly be great discomfort  It may not be possible for the  province to grant money out of its  treasury, bn.it I am satisfied that if  the prominent citizens would take  the matter up, the people would be  very willing and ��������� even anxious to-  help us along. You must bc aware  of the reputation which the battalion  has gained." I have sent you a* copy  of our Christmas, annual. In this you  will read what the senior Canadian  General said of the Fifth. But his  words there have been altered by the  censor, so I am now enclosing General Carrie's statement in his own  handwriting, which I will ask you to  please preserve.  I could tell you many things but I  do not think it is- necessary. It is  sialeu that the Fifth Battalion has  gained more honors and decorations  in the field than any other Canadian  regiment, lt has beeu specially mentioned in despatches and after one  very trying engagement, Sir Douglas  Haig said, "I am proud to have a  battalion of this description in my  army and wish to thank you for the  magnificent gallantry which you have  displayed." No higher' words of  praise have ever been given to any  unit, and I am sure you all havc every reason to feel proud of Saskatchewan's representative! in the first  Canadian  division.  Will you not take the matter up in  ���������* visrorous way and perhaps a sort of  Fifth Battalion day could be- arranged throughout the province? Wc  had recently a draft of 250 men from  AA/r������t.t)-i_jr-ri ^rj<4 Estevan so men like  Dr. Mitchell and Hon. Geo. Bell  ought to bc interested. Of the thousands of reinforcements we havc had  ivith thc exception of about four hundred, all have been from Saskatchewan so that every city, town and village is or has been represented in  this unit.  1 imagine that the ladies would al  once do something if thc right ones  started things. Lt. Col.#H. M. Dyer,  D.S.O., is naturally somewhat diffident about writing you as he himself  is not from Saskatchewan, but he has  spent a great deal of his own money  on th'* boys and besides being" a very  gallant and capable soldier is a kind  and big-hearted gentleman. I have  told him that I wished to address you  in this eonneetion and he has consented. Would you be so kind as lo  "communicate with him about #tht'  battalion  and  its affairs?  I havc been greatly honored by being asked by thc 5th Battalion lo  write an introduction to this French  magazine published as a Christmas  greeting bv the officers, non-commissioned officers and men of the regiment ,to their many friends throughout the empire. There is no'hing f  would not do to oblige the 5th Battalion and so 1 comply with their request, fully realizing my inability to  do proper justice to my theme.  I am quite sure that all who had  thc pleasure of reading the "Christmas Garland/' published by this battalion in 1915, have ..been awaiting  this year's number with eager anticipation. They will.nol be disappointed and doubtless will find the 1917  number still more entertaining.  For there will bc a 1917 number.  Thc war is by no means over, nor is  the end even in sight. TJu*. struggle  must not and will not cease until the  power, which has violated every principle of right and honor, which has  ruthlessly disregarded-.Ihr rights of  neutral nations, which has treated its  most solemn obligations as 'mere  .scraps of paper', which has murdered  innocent women and children, which  ha* maltreated its prisoners, which  has bayoncttcd our wounded, shall be  forever destroyed.  As lo how the war is going lo end,  the men in the trenches have nol llu-  (.lightest doubt. J bey are lhe greatest optimists in the empire. Kven in  the dark days, now happily past, when  our men were few, when machine  gnus were very, very scarce on our  side, when we had little artillery and  le<i*i ammunition, the t-ame op'iuiisni  prevailed. The British soldier still  had hi;i bayonet aud was- anxionit to  use it.  mm '.��������� ��������� .   .    ,. .  x.ttt.     It    .-    ttxf    .UHK1 '      inl.l,        IIJI'IJIIM  per  gun  per dav.     \V������-   r.in  giv<*  .mil  STEPS MAY BE MEN TO PUMSH  GERMANSFOR CERTAIN ATROCITIES  ALLIES HAVE LEGAL POWER TO INFLICT PENALTIES  According To Code Of The Hague Convention And Subscribed  To By Germany, Belligerents Have Not An Unlimited Right  To Choose Meshs To Harm The Eneipy   ; ; 0...    ���������  ^__  do give more than we receive, still  we do not yet give enough. More  men and more *������guiis are "necessary  and Canada must see to it that when  a Canadian soldier falls, another is  immediately ready and trained to  take his-place. She has done well in  the past. The future demands greater efforts or former sacrifices will  count as naught. Were any Canadian  soldier in France asked to send a  message to his beloved home-land,  that message would most ' probably  be���������Be of good cheer, send us more,  men and please don't forget our returned wounded. S"  But J am wandering, somewhat  from my subject. I,���������intimated iu my  opening sentence that the 5th Battalion had many friends. It richly  deserves them ail and these friends  must be intensely proud of the battalion's record. No . battalion in all  cur gallant corps has a prouder one.  During the twenty-one months the  battalion has fought.in France, it has  been "over the pa-^apet" many times,  has never failed to reach its objective, and has never been driven from  a single inch of str'ench captured or  occupied. 7t enjoys lhc absolute and  implicit confidence of all commanders and the measure of a unit's effi-  eiency is the amount of confidence  placed in it. The Fifth has resolutely and gallantly performed every  duty, nobly responded to every demand, patiently and cheerfully endured every hardship and discomfort. It has 'made ..many sacrifices,  but these have not been made in vain.  A staiii4.ai*d of devotion to duly " ha-*  been set which must be emulated*  The record of its fighting prowess  fills many a page in the glorious history of the heroic deeds of those who  so proudly wear the word Canada on  their shoulder straps, and the half has  not yet been told, lt has been 'mentioned in despatches' by the ' commander-in-chief. It has played thc  game. thank God for such battalions as thc Fifth, and there aic many  such in Britain's mighty and victorious army.  And so .1 commend this magazine  to all, feeling certain that thoso who  read it will be more than repaid for  the' time thus spent., and asking that  they will not forget thc men, vvho arc  daily laying down their lives in order  tl.iat "Peace on  Faith and.'Good'-Will  l-j-������   "NTnti"   m^y   CiVCC   l!:OV0   pvcvail.  1st  Canadian  Division,  November, 1916.  You arc at liberty to use, if you  deem it necessary, General Curric's  eulogy and any portions of this letter. I would prefer not to be men-  as I do not like either  advertisement.  "Sours truly,  F. B. BAGSHAW.  tioned myself  notoriety   or  (Signed)  Exports From United States  Some  Figures  Regarding   Shipments  of Foodstuffs During War  Times  The burden of America in feeding  the world during lhc war is emphasized by the export figures on certain  foods!mis for lhe month of April, obtained from an official source by the  food administration.  The ligures show that wheat exports increased from 11,392,788 bushels, as an average for thc preceding  nine months, lo 1-1,233,013 bushels,for  April. The. nine-months figures represent an increase of 52 per cent, as  compared with a three year pre-war  period.    (1912-14.)  Beef exports, which had shown a  comparative gain of 330 per eeui. iu  i!u iiiiu months over the pre-war  period, increased from 22,2(.'5,972  pounds to 48,211,592 pounds.  Sugar, whicli had shown a 1,500  per cent, increase in the nine mouths  period, <jm thc refined product, decreased i'l.April from the average of  103,4W>,176 pounds to !L-,2K3,73H  pounds.  A notable decrease was in the matter of fish exports, which include  canned salmon aud dried fish. The  average of 15,122,474 pounds exported in the nine months period dropped to /,544,877 pounds l'or April.  The ligures are l'or exportation.s of  doiue-rtii:  origin  only.  It is a legal and logical principle  >hat ordinary penal laws may be applied to acts ������f w-ar that are notsjus-  tified by international law," said  Monsieur Carton De. Wiart, Belgian  minister of justice, replying to an inquiry by the Associated Press as to  his opinion of thc proposed interallied high court for the trial of officers, soldiers aud individuals guilty  of atrocities in  this war.  "The Hague convention," continued Mr. De Wiart, "says that 'belligerents have not an unlimited right to  choose means to harm the enemy.'  All civilized countries admit that  acts perpetrated during* a state of  war and which are not technically  'acts of war' may be punished by the  ordinary civil courts or the military  courts, whether they are crimes orV  mere offenses. In fact, the 'German  manual of laws bf war' fucntions a  considerable number of prohibitions  as, for instance, those regarding the  employment of certain weapons and  thc  killing of  wounded   sofdiers.  '"Whoever    should    violate   those,  prescriptions',' the manual says, 'shall  be    responsible    to    his country.    If  he is  taken prisoner,  military penalties could be applied to him.'  "The same principle is stated in instructions of the United States of  1863,. which form a wonderful code  of human principles.  . "These instructions say that  crimes committed in time of war  may be punished according to ordinary penal laws, not only by the  army to which the criminals belong,  but also by the ariny by which they  are captured.  "Under the circumstances it is obvious," the minister continued, "that  Germans who have killed, have stolen, have set fire to buildings without  necessities of war, may be judged by  the courts of the allied armies and  allied countries. Some applications  of this principle have already been  made. If the guilty fall into our  hands --.ve must not hesitate; we are-  obliged to judge him, but let us not  judge' contumacious enemy officers  or soldiers, as there is a chance that  we shall not be able to execute the  sentence. .  "Even when we have the guilty  man in our hands there are difficulties in obtaining evidence against  him, and if He argues, as he certainly will) that hc acted only by order,  what can wc answer.If w*e wish to  remain just and fair. I am of thc  opinion, that, in these questions  lawyers ami magistrates will have to  apply strictly tlte principles of international law. If this application of  justice is not sufficient���������and, unfortunately, I fear that such may be the  case���������competent authorities should  take oilier measures to give satisfaction to public opinion in regard to  German   atrocities.''  "What may these measures be'  There are, first, reprisals; there is  another solution, the consequences of  the. third paragraph of The Hague  convention, which was proposed by  German delegates and which reads  as follows: "The belligerent who  should violate ' the dispositions of  the convention ' shall eventually lnjve  lo indemnify the people he has robbed, lie shall- he held responsible  for all acts done by persons bclong-  .ing to his army.'  "This"Is thc great point," said Mr.  Do Wiart in conclusion, "and iu uiV  opinion there can be no peace without  such  reparation."  Thc Mysterious "Dora"  Scotland Yard would appear lo be  governed in these days by a mytieal  lady vvho always manage;* to keep in  the hackirroiind. **:iyji th������"i T oiido-m  Chronicle. Several inquirers have  been inform, d of late that "Dora"  makes it impossible for their request!,  to be granted. "l>ora" ia always in  evidence. She won't let you do this  and she object*, lo that, but always  quite politely. V\ ho is Dora? Who is  she, that bold, bad men condemn  her? The s< j-n i leaked out recently.  She in nothm-*; more dreadful than  Hie oiiHiiil iiaiiie ior liie LK'ltnt'*' ol  lhe  Kc-iliu  Act  Conserving: Food In Britain  War     Savings     Committee    Report  Shows People  Voluntarily  Cutting   Down   Rations  Premier Lloyd George has written  to the chairman of the national war  savings committee thanking him for  the committee's efforts and paying  tribute to its success in effecting i'ood  economy. Mr. Lloyd George adds  that he has every hope "that the people of Great Britain will he able to  claim that they accomplished of their  own free will what the people of  oilier countries could only achieve by  compulsion."  What thc committee, has done mav  be illustrated by the figures relating lo the reduction in lhe consumption ol bread. Thus, in the I'adding-  ton district of London, the consumption of bread dropped by 25 to 30 per  rent, in iwo month'*, lu Will'sdcu  hr������*><l *��������� v.le-*. per v.*eel: in M.,y miumU,'  ed to 481,839, iu June Ihey dropped to  ing  JH(),'10-1   pound*,     Brighton   is  x'O per  2S  per  port*,  lhal   1S0..S40  per -A'crl; was isold  ther  ndnj-lioii   of  June.  These arc only ionic tiKi'irs cIiom-m  ;it random from reports i olhe.ted bv  the committee, but they show the  thoroughness of thc work it hut done.  cent, less bread, and     Heading  cent.   less.       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W  J":V.'.  1%  If-;.  i  J.fe  li  If  Local and Personal  Pigs Fob Sa*le���������.Two brood sows  for sale, one year old. L. Leamy,  Creston.  Miss A. Doyle spent a few days at  her home in Nelson this week, return-  in*? yesterday.  Mrs. G. A. Hunt of Kitchener was  a, visitor with Mrs.  Boyd for the fall  .������������������>-������*���������   ���������"���������"������.������������������   -������������������.rt.-i'l���������  *****.    v**s<y    ������������cCAi  Miss Mabel Huscroft ieft on Monday  for Nelson, where she will attend high  school this term.  The vital statistics for August show  four births .and two deaths. There  were no marriages.  Sheriff Doyle of Nelson was shaking  hands with old friends here between  trains on Labor Day.  Miss Alice Embree left on Sunday  for Wardner, where she vvill visit  friends for a few days.  C. O. Rodgers left yesterday on a  business trip to Lethbridge, Calgary  and other prairie points.  Mr. and Mrs. "Wm. Hooper arrived  from Rossl.ind on, Sunday to spend a  few days on their ranch here.  Mr. and Mrs. E. C. Gibbs left on  Tuesday for Spokane where they are  spending a few days at the fair.  Yottvg Pigs For Sale���������16 young  pigs, sis weeks old, ������6 each.���������W. H  Smith, Porthill, (Canadian side).  Rev. R. E. Pow spent a couple of  dfliys the early part of the week at  Nelson, attending the fall meeting of  Kootenay Presbyteey, .  MissG. Wiley of Weyburn, Sask.,  who  has   been   visiting  at  Trail   is  .-Kay   and  daughter  spending   a few days  ������f  Mr*.   S.   M  Victoria are spending   a few days in  Oreston, the guest, of Mrs. Mallandaine  Mr. Dunn arrived from Penticton  on Wednesday, to join Mrs. Dunn,  who is a visitor with Mr. and Mrs. H.  Lyne.  Miss Bessie Hurry left for Fernie on  t.-,.,zn~-~  *��������� xxtxcuj ,  ���������ni 1...���������~ ���������L- ���������e  ������-������J*t   UftJ^   V.UGbl'^G   Ktx  a rural   school  near that town   this  term.  Mrs. J. A. Lidgate left on Monday  for Spokane, where she is spenning  the week with her son, Ronald, and  other friends.  Miss Ella Dow left on Saturday for  Wardner, where she will be in charge  of the school in that town for tbe  ���������-oaring t*������rm.  Sergt. Keddell. in charge of tbe  107th Regiment orderly room, Nelson,  is spending a few days this week with  Creston friends.  The board of trade cabinets are now  luiiiig utity   Oii   fc!i������    C.P.R.   platform,  rather a good tisplay of apples, pears  and plums hay ng been set up in them  un Monday for the first time.  Cattle For Sale  Two milch cows, 8 and 4 years old  respectively. 2 yearling heifers rising  2 years. 1 yearling steer. 3 spring  ealves (one heifer and two bulls). All  these animals are of Shorthorn or  Shorthorn-Durham strain, and will  sell at a bargain to anyone who will  take the bunch. JOHN" CRAWFORD  (Canyon), Erickson P.O., B.C.  For Sale  1 Weber wagon, 3J inch tyre. I  Deering mower. I Massey-Karris 10-  foot rake. 1 hay rack. 1 auto seat  top buggy. 1 walking plow. 1 heavy  breaking plow. 1 cultivator. 1 three-  section narrow. 1 Smith stump puller  with heavy cable nnd blocks complete.  2 sets heavy work harness. 2 sets  light work harness. 1 stone boat. 1  set sleighs. 1 set. buggy harness. 1  road scraper. All in flrst-cliiss shape  and almost as Kood as new. Cheap  for cash. T. iHAWSON. Creston,  B.C.  Suppiies  Complete new line  Emm* ftrnmrntn*mm*mm.       WJ* ttmlmm mm./**  Scribblers, Pencils  train ts  and  all  nccorsary .supplies  IZxi'fi'clttii iuiH Scrihhlcr  (\ for 25c.  Call ami hu������ our lino.  i^m*.-.-mmtm.Wim**m.   O    Vstmrnul* f-tm  Ul GOIUII Ul Ug CftDUlM UUi  Pwwb������7 -        CltEHTON  spending a  few days here   with  Miss  B. Mawson, en route borne.  Curlew Creamery, Nelson, adyises  that the price of sweet cream is advanced to 46 cents, and the sour is at  44 cents until further notice.  Mr. and Mrs. S. A. Speers ieft on  Tuesday for Spokane where they are  spending a few days with friends and  taking in the big exhibition.  Fob Rent���������Six-room house with  half-acre of fruit and garden. Furnace in basement and cellar 14x20  fee������    Apply R. Boadway, Creston.  Chas. Moore -with a crew of five men  left on Wednesday for the Bayonne  country where he will be busy for a  few weeks on mineral survey work.  Miss Marion Tattersall, who has  spent the summer vacation here, the  guest of Mrs. F. H. Jackson, returned  to her home at Rossland on Saturday.  Mrs. C. O. Rodgers left on Wednes  day for Maple Creek,  Sask., to spend  a few days with her son Const. Floyd  Rodgers, who is on  the R.N.W.M.P.  force at that point.  Apart from Sunday School there  will be no services iu the Presbyterian church on Sv.uday, Rey. R. E.  Pow being unexpectedly called to the  coast on Presbytery business.  Bruce Attwood was a passenger  through on Saturday, headed for  Moose Jaw, Sask. Since quitting the  ranch here he has been with the B.C.  Electric Railway at Vancouver.  Alex. Mirabelli, who has not been  enjoying his usual good health for  some weeks past, left on Friday for  Cranbrook, where he will spend a few  days in the hospital recuperating.  J. D. Spiers, F. Belanger and D.  Weir left on Tuesday night for Spokane fair, going by auto via Bonners  Ferry, and expecting to . arriye at  Spokane on Wednesday af terhoon.  A card social by the Catholic ladies  will be held at the Grady building,  Fourth Street (formerly occupied by  the soldiers) on Wednesday evening,  Oct. 3rd. at 8 o'clock.   Admission 25c.  The shooting season opened on  Saturday, but as grouse can not be  taken and it is too early yet for deer  and ducks, few of the local hunters  have been out yet to try their luck.  The Labor Day evening dance under  Ladies'Guild auspices in the Parish  Hall was fairly well attended. The  band and orchestra are giving the  next dance, on Friday, Sept. 28ch.  Alex. Smith, vice-principal of Creston school, accompanied by Mrs.  Smith and young son, arrived from  Vancouver on Mouday. and are stopping at the King George for the  present.  A sound proof cabinet has just been  installed at central for patrons of the  long distance telephone lines; a convenience that will be duly appreciated  by the constantly increasing number  of patrons.  The September meeting of the board  os trade is called for Tuesday night,  and it is hoped every memher will be  in attendance. Final arrangements  for the big reclamation meeting will  be the big item of business.  Dr. Henderson and Guy Constable  wero visitors at the Spokane fair this  week. They made the trip by auto  to Bonners Forry for a conforence  with the Commercial Club re the  forthcoming drainage mooting.  Tho Women's Institute fall fair on  Wednesday had an entry list and dis-  play of products double that of tho  1016 exhibition. Tho RcdCross netted  $12.50 on tho raffle of tho shirt that  won tho John Koon special prim Stan.  Hondron being tho fortunato winner  with ticket No. 08.  Mr. and Mrs. li. E. Boutin* of Cranbrook woro wook-ond visitors with  Croston friends. He statoB that barring tho grains und tlio ri'jibsgb classes  thc display at thc Cranbrook fair  next week will be the best oyer, with  a good lino of special attractions for  the second day of the show.  Opening day attendance at tho Croston school ijhowed an enrollment of  11.1 scholars���������about a dozen less than  last ycar. Tho noticeable falling oi* Is  in tho high school and Division 11,  For a stiii'ler Principal Itrnumion has  17 pupilH. Vii-fPHunipiil Smith 2fl,  MIhh Faulkner 36, MIhh Ilitrdmau 34.  wnn pn*iu,y ot uniHi* nnd tugli jtnuii  In general little Minn Nnoml Pow on-  terliiiiX'd n party of young friends on  Hntiiidayiifti'inoon. theoecnHion lieiug  her seventh birthday. The little folks  had the best of good times, and a big  birthday supper at the close brought  the end-to another perfect day in the  history of the juveniles present.  At their meeting on Thursday afternoon last Creston* W.C.T.U. decided  to keep the organization intact for  another year, although it is not likely  that meetings oftener than once every  two months will be now held. The  officers elected are: President, Mrs.  Whitehead: vice-president, Mrs. Fred  Smith; secretary, Mrs. Knott; treasurer, Mrs. Fraelick.  Owing to tho rather steep charge,  and tho fact that the train could not  reach Cranbrook until at least noon,  the directors of the Cranbrook fair  have not been able to secure a special  ti*ain to tako Valley yisitors to East  Kootenay's big fair in that city on  Thursday next. The C.P.R., however,  is making a rate of fare and one-third  for the round trip.  M. S. Middleton, now provincial  horticulturist, Victoria, paid Creston  his first visit since his appointment in  July, on Wednesday, when he helped  with the judging of the apples at the  Creston fair. ;He was accompanied  by Messrs. R. H. Miller and H. D.  Reid, also of Victoria, and H. E.  Waby of Euderby, a trio of experts  who are doing judging at fairs in the  B.C. interior, who have- a few open  dates this week and came on here to  take a look over the Creston Valley.  The appearance of so many bluebirds in the Valley this year is explained by a local student of nature,  who informs that these beautiful birds  have hatched their second laying of  eggs. Not only that - but they haye  again mated. and are preparing to  hatch a third batch of young ones���������  the first time in the Valley's history  this has transpired. Incidentally, our  information is that such an occurence  presages a long and mild fall and an  open winter.  Writing to his parents last week  Pte. Stanley. "Watson ��������� reports having  just met a British soldier escaped  from a, German prison camp who  states that Pte. P. B. Foote, who  went, from Creston with the First  Canadian contingent, Was detained in  the same camp* as,^ him, and at the  time of his get away Foote was in the  best of. health. He also states that  Foote had made seven attempts to  escape and would* have succeeded on  his last effort had-the compass he had  in his possession JSeien accuate.   ..-  of the whereabout, qf  EUGENE W. STONER, formerly? of  Creston and Port Hill  Communicate with  AS  J^mitfma   ,V(  #<*  JS      VUlt   t-tCj  O..JFf.3st.  ImJtfSJJ U������VJ>  A/ V  m   t.    M     .������  V.  C  A  KJ* mT. *\ ������  Just Opened  and Flannelettes  We are pleased to announce that our  shipment of White ^ "     ~  -*-  ~N  f^rvf f rvr������Q  m^J\j\Jxrtja.*tJ  Longcloths, Shirtings  Cambrics, Nainsooks  Bridal Cloths  Lawns, &c*  valsp  have arrived.  The aWve goods are marked as  low as possible, and are now on sale.  PLEASED TO SHOW YOU.  V  feston  LIMITED  I  WEDNESDAY and  September 12th  THU RSD A Y  September 13th  raiibroo  nm  000 in Prizes.  ^1|l^9B   qDD&SBD  vi;  (������������������  Special display of Fruit and Vegetables  i Exhibits of Poultry, Livestock, &c.  .'.  Horse Races, Indian Races, &c. Baseball Tournament  Automobile Slow Race and Parade  i  SPECIAL BATES on G.P.K. of Faro and One-Third.    Datos of Halo Sept. llth,  ,12th, 13th;    Roturn limit Sept. 14th.  !*W F.ntrv  TWmM nrmlv to tht" fWirntii.rv.   A    I,  M-nHTCHMOTT   -fVunhmok   R(,  1  i i  wmi-aw^  iiwi������.j.wiiii.u.w.������.jb.w, iiiiiiiiiiijiiiinUiiiiwuiMiiiiiiiimmiiiuiiiiuiJjJjjjiJ  WMWNMIIIJ  iiitiiiaiiiii;ii������>liii������iiiiitwii>iiiiil>i<iiti  Irtirtwiiiiiii  mmm  tmm***m**-m  m  J  mmm


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