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 a  |^^!UjuuL|^^  ��������� -6 V*V  6*5  to***  **������  .'.������������������ -.!  / .  VOT  CRESTON, B.  f1  ���������PTJTI  *KiDAY, FEBEUAHY  x5,  ���������S Sl-tl Q  i������io  v*5v  v.  ' .*  =^  y  No. 2  M Seas m' bf   55 ������^^^        S^Lz  ^^S*^5 **^%i>*<** A  H <***?***& *������*S'*i������*,"\ ���������������*<*���������*���������>. xm\������ jrxx. *������,������.        W P-~-     ���������     ���������     ������������������ >  ��������� a���������~  ���������.^^j 3.*yi.������i*^^x/t J<    c*������il&     a������oba. xxixr xx"  Ions annual   meeting   Creston   Fruit  Union, Ltd., has  had for at  ^?. , _������  xjfxtJVWlti  least five years back was the conclave  on Thursday afternoon last to hear,  discuss and adopt the various statements covering operations for 1917.  W. V. Jackson, who had just completed his fourth term as president,  presided, and there was a turnout of  about fifty shareholders. His ripening  remarks were brief, dealing chiefly  with the satisfaction given in the  selling arrangement with the Mutual  Brokers, the uniformly good prices  realized on all the commodities,  the establishing and maintainance  throughout the year of regular  monthly pay days, and last but riot  least, the ability of the Union to make  the final payment for 1917 trade on  December 4th.  J. W. Hamilton. secretary-treasurer,  '.vent into the balance sheet as well as  the financial standing of the Union  very thoroughly. The business  ''���������������������u'cu last year whs in the neighborhood of $56,000, a showing that had  never before been equalled in the  Union's history except in "1.015; when  the total trade was approximately the  same. During the year $1,717 due  ranchers on other season's business,  along with $231 overdue woolesalers,  and $487 of other debts had been  taken care of. Contrasted with 1916,  operating expenses had been cut $^I;  commissions earned were up $620, and  the year's bad and doubtful debts were  only a matter of $46. Mr. Hamilton  demonstrated that the Union now  has a surplus of assets over liabilities  of $5,515. Too, were the sheriff to  walk in and demand that all the  money owing by the Union be paid  -forthwith there is liquid assets that  t'GUiu ������j6 realized upon, and whose  disposal would hot effect the good  conduct of Union affairs, that would  still leave the Union $779 to the good  on such a transaction. Mr. Hamilton  also dealt with the figures that go to  fix the value of Union^shares under,  the present statement of liabilities  and assets, showing that as the Union  now stands the pieferer.ce shares cf  $5 have an actual value of just under  $4.20.  The manager's report dealt at some  length with the present condition of  the Union, both as regards finances  and also the standing of the Company  with reference to the reputation which  has been built up for quality shipments  in grade nnd pack of-fruit, it was  pointed out that the main asset of the  company would always be its ability  to place the products of the Valley on  the market in such a manner and in  such condition that highest market  prices would be obtained, and to do  this work at the lowest possible cost  to the producer. That commendable  progress had been made towards this  end was clearly Bhown.  On the question of past seasons  prices Mr. Staples pointed out that  thc Union's price had always been  the highest market price prevailing at  time of shipment and made very clear  tho flti'irtHightedhess of a policy which  would try to bee lire ;i higher price  tniwi this from the consignee.  Reference was made to the crying  need for greater production from a  national standpoint. In order to meet  this need appeal was made to the  ranchers to concentrate every energy  upon tho problem which wo must face  of greater production in the 'ace* of a  serious labor shortage. During tho  coming season the Union in prepared  to do its part by handling the marketing problems more cheaply and more  effectively than ranchers could hope  to do thorm-clvci-, thus leaving tlie  grower in a position to   deal with the  A very gratifying feature of the  session under the head of new business was the appreciation expressed of  the magnificent service rendered the  Union by retiring-president Jackson.  Three of the four t������rm������s "he has been  at- the helm were strenuous ones indeed, but throughout them all he  gave the business much attention at  considerable sacrifice to his own bus-  aess' interests. On top of this his unbounded confidence in ultimate success and his unwavering loyalty to  the Union in disposing of his entire  crop year after year had been a considerable factor^in maintaing general  confidence in the selling agency.  Equally complimentary tributes were  also paid Mr. Hamilton, for his  efficient handling of the financial end  of affairs and sales manager R. "B.  Staples for all round good work both  in the warehouse as well as selling  much of the crop at such satisfactory  figures.  In assuming charge of the meeting  after the officers were elected, president-elect Compton briefly thanked  those presentyfor the honor they had  done him in placing him at the head  of Union affairs, assuring that he  would be on deck in 1918 both with  his time and-his ranch produce as he  had always been in the past.  ������������l ~������  Trad  @  Variously Active  Creston Board of Trade lacked but  four members of having its  total en-  x\. ..   TT1_1   unc i'*r������-������i-i.i-  night,   at  ary   session   on  Oil,  Tuesday  509  Mrs. Bottomleyi of Moyie, who has  been staying with the Boffey family  while Mrs. Boffey was absent at Calgary, returned home on Saturday.  Miss  F. Bathie  of Wynndel was a  week-end    yisitor    with .Miss    Jane  - *  I .on or.  ��������� 0.  Mrs. Mas well has recently had word  from her son, Pte. Clarence Maxwell,  that he is again fit for the front-line  service, and is doubtless back, in the  fighting again by this time. He has  been promoted to the rank of lance  cni'nora.1-  *r-  Mrs. McKelvey, who got a severe  shaking up as a result of being thrown  from the cutter near Creston on Wednesday last, the driving horse shying  suddenly, is getting around nicely  again.  Miss Ruby Palmer, who has had  temporary charge of the Wynndel  school since the new year, is home  again, the trustees having secured a  gentleman from the coast to take  charge,  Mrs.'Boffey   got back   on   Friday  from   almost   a   month's   stay    with  I friends near Calgary, Alta.  Friday night last found Mrs. Maxwell as hostess to the whist players,  four* tables of enthusiasts being on  hand to enjoy the well-known Maxwell hospitality. At cards the high-  score prizes fell to Mrs. Craigie and  H. A. Dodd, while Mr. and Mrs. Cotterill had the consolation each could  give the other in their bad luck of  making the low scores of the evening.  The lunch was in keeping with the  hostesses' excellent reputation in this  regard, and brought to tho close another highly successful and enjoyable  social session.  Tuesday night Mr, and Mrs, H. A.  Dodd did the hocus! honors, "ml did  them well. It. was aiiolhcrovoning at  cards, with five tables of devotees of  whist on band for tho play. Family  luck was not in evidence here, Mi's.  Boffey taking the ladies high prize,  and Jas. Cook the gentleman's trophy.  The evening'*-! misfortunes fell to Mrs.  Goodwin and Doiv/.il-Maxwoll. After  tin* guests bad done full justice to a  tempting lunch the tables wore cleared away and dancing was enjoyed for  an hour or two. The host and  hostess left nothing undone that  would add to the evening's pleasure,  and this affair will rank with the most.  which President Speers i  as a presiding officer, acquitting himself almost like a veteran. Two more  new members were elected to the  board in the persons of Jas. Ad lard  and J. A. Lidgate, president and  secretary respectively of the'Farmers*'  Institute.  Numerous    communications    were  before the house,  including one from  the Nelson  Iron  Works,   which  firn  wanted particulars of the electric light  plant they  had heard  was  to be installed   here.    The Dominion Fishery  Inspector  wanted  to  know  how the  fish ladder in   the C.P.R.  culvert at  Wynndel was working.    Kaslo  board  of trade was accorded  an endorsation  of their resolution  asking  the federal  authorities to either ask that the duty  on lead ores be removed by  the   U.S.,  or that Canada reciprocate by placing  a similar   tax   on   lead ores   coming  from ' the    U.S.   into   this   country.  Cranbrook   board   will  be told   that  Creston  does not favor  the mute,  ot  the trans-continentai    highway   outlined in a resolution from   Cranbrook.  For the irrigation committee Chair-  mau Embree reported a  yery   satisfactory  interview with  the Farmers'  Institute,  which  had named  a committee to co-operate' with the board  in this matter.    Victoria is now being  communicated with to haye Engineer  Biker make a survey  of the  proposed  route for the irrigatien ditch, and advise as to cost, at the earlieat possible  moment.  For the Keclhtriajtion committee  Chairman Constable outlined several  moves that were being inaugurated to  keep this project prominently before  all parties interested, more especially  returned soldiers organizations, to  the end that Kootenay Flats may be  developed as a soldiers colony farm.  Correspondence to hancTshowed that  Hon. Jonn Oliver had the proposition  under very serious consideration, and  there is every indication that Victoria  will be busy finishing up survey and  engineering work this season. To  further prosecute Reclamation work a  descriptiye booklet is now in the  hands of the printer and will be ready  for judicious distribution shortly.  Chairman Gibbs reported for the  trio of members to whom was delegated the task of striking the board's  standing committees for 1918, und  whose report was adopted. Here  they are:  Transportation���������C. O. Rodgers, A.  R. Swanson, R. B��������� Staples.  Roads & Bridges���������R. S. Bevan, W.  II. Crawford, C. 0. Rodgers.  Finance���������G. Johnson, il. K. Oat-  way, S. A. Speers, W. W. Hull.  Publicity���������C. F. Hayes, C. G.  Bennett, Dr. Henderson.  Legislative���������Dr. Henderson, W. V.  Jackson. Guy Constable,  Agriculture���������.Ins. Compton. F. II.  Jackson', R. B. Staples.  lrrigation���������W.   B. Embree,   W, V  the Creston Valley lands given early  attention.  Two boxes of apples will be sent to  the Alberta legislature at Edmonton  as soon as its session opens, to be  distributed amongst "the members and  in tne legislative cafe. Toe r������*,iblicitv  committee is to report at next meeting on the possibility of having Creston Valley literature of a brief leaflet  sort prepared for distribution in the  boxes of apples shipped this season.  Messrs. C. O. Rodgers, Guy Con  stable and President Speers will be  the local delegates to the Associated  Board's of Trade convention at Nelson the latter part of the month. A  resolution was also passed to invite  this organization to meet at Creston  in 1919. The resolutions to go before  the convention were discussed and  finally adopted. There are five of  them, but the two prominent onss  deal with Reclamation and the route  of the trans-provincial highway.  ������-*f  3 ������a a^ffj^^fa ^=8/Si  4%  ������%���������������&*������>   ������������  Wfe  uraws a crowd  s  Christ Church  Ladies' Guild a.raaual  t. Valentine masquerade ball, which  Mr. and Mrs. Guy Browell left on  Sunday for Nan ton, Alta., where they  wiii make their home for the next tew  months. We hope to see them back  again the fall. We need them in the  suusical, social  and   Red Cross circles.  The mill got under way again on  Thursday after a few days' shutdown,  with John Wood handling the sawyer's levers.  Mrs. Whitehead and Mrs. School of  Creston were renewing acquaintances  here last week, guests of Mrs. Hall.  Bob Kifer arrived in from Montana  on Tuesday, and is spending a few  days with his brother, Grover, here.  .... Canyon has given up hope of harvesting an ice��������� crop, this winter. All  tfye weather propfaStfe predict ploughing will start in March.  X5eer Lodge is losing one of Its best  citizens about the end of the month,  when John Fraser is leaving to tackle  prairie farming on a half-section he  owne in Saskatchewan.  Threshing operations are under way  at Deer Lodge ; R. Boadway and Jim  Huscroft each on the end of a flail,  getting out a supply of seed wheat,  which is an exceptionally fine sample.  Before leaving for Nanton, Mrs. G.  Browell was guest of honor at a social  afternoon at Mrs. Hall's on Saturday,  when the ladies foregathered to say  goodbye add good luck. Mrs ^Browell  has been quite actiye in Red Cross  Auxiliary work as well as other iictiy-  ities here, and Will be missed by all.  Geo. Broderick is leaving this week  for a trip into northern British Columbia, with Fort George the first stopp-  ping place on his list of calls.  wa,������ ucm oti v riujay evemug saou en vSie  Parish Hall, attracted a splendid turnout of those in costume, the crowd  not over-taxing the hall, but yet not  coming far short of it.  There were in the neighborhood of  sixty in gala attire, with a yariety of  costumes that included most everything from the ultra historical down  to a few ordinary clowns, though  strange to say there was but one  pierette and nary a pierrot. Outside  of the national and historical garb the  tendency was to clowns, with about  half a dozen of them.  Possibly the outstanding feature of  the affair was the weakness for Indian  costume shown in the voting for the  costume-prizewinners, three of the  five prizes going to wearers of Indian  get-ups. Those who carried off the  honors were: Ladies' (homemade)  costume, Mrs. W. B. Embree, Indian  Maid.    Gent's   (homemade)   costume.  X   *    XJI.        X������4KS%.4X.X-tJf        ftlJIVUUlg        OOf^. JJuuU'o  (rented) costume, Miss Alice Heath,  Indian Girl. Gent's (rented) costume,  Bert Arrowsmit-h, Indian' Chief.  Comic costume, R. S. Bevan, Dandy  Coon, Some of those in ������ostome  were:  Mrs. Botterill,   16th   Century Lady.  Mrs.   Thurston   and     Mrs.   Hilton,  Alice in Wonderland Queens.  Mrs. Ebbntt, Japanese.  Mrs. J. W. Hamilton, Night.  Mrs. R. S  Smiths-Mother Goose.  M:ss Dodds, Japanese.  Miss A. Doyle (Nelson), Felly.  Miss B. Doyle (Nelson), Gipsy.  Mrs. Levasseur (Nelson), Clown.  F. Staples, uourt Jester,  jrfico j^.hcs Car*- EL,-Y-*t***>sc  ���������Mi-s^ Svams; SrJhoish "Lsuy.,  Miss Hardznan, Dutch Peasant.  Misses Viyanne Moore   and Frances  T , ~.  rxt  c;, a- n.*   *-, f.-i..  Cl'   UKI3.  jjorothy Stark,  XJCI^iasi  enjoyable of the very  busy uncial nea-  dillhMiltioN of production unhampeicd I son that is going.  ey marketing worries. I    The   election   of   ollleet-.s   pa-i-jed off!  with   but one contest.,   for directors.  W. V. Jackson refused to aecept  nomination for another term and  proniol ions were Ihe order of the day.  The 11HK oiiieei-H aro-  Pienldent���������Jas. I'ompton.  Vli'i.-Pri-nii I ������������������lit inlin   1 Hi lii-o.  Directo������n- F.     Putnam,     K.    Cart-  wiiulli.  Jan..   AilliU <*. U. it.  !''u)ill')i.   W.  Mulhei.  Kkii Chohh���������The Work Secretary  Acknowledges the following llninbe.l  work brought in on Tuesday, Feb. 1U:  .Sockj;���������Mm, FraeUek 1 pair, Miss S,  fb.iiil. I, Mvn. ?*Hlii������er!t, Mih Cook I,  Mian L. Johnaoi, I, Mil... K. IhtyuVi, J,  Mm. Malhiudaine I. Mih. Dow It  nun ,������iir,*-..  riper i M-encii cap.   i yjinnaN i  Mr.-.. ISitton    1   null.   NLvti.il.   Carl-|  wright,:!. Mm. M^ll'i-ml-iiuc 1.  Jackf'on, 0. Moore.  Reclamation���������Guv Constable. J. W.  Hamilton, C. G. Bennett, W. B.  Embree, C. F Hayes.  Fall Fair���������E. C. Gibbs, R. B.  Staples, Jas Compton, W. V. Jackson-  R, S. Bevan. S. A. Speers.  In each case the first-named is  chairman of the committee. Tho fall  fair committee has been asked to report to noxt meeting on the adyisubil-  ity or otherwi-ie of jjjettinj; up an exhibition for this fall along lines distinct from the Women's Institute.  The Reclamation committee Is also to  ���������mlm-iif nn chMmute of tlu. finance it  will require to carry on a vigorous  publicity campaign on the project  during 1918.  f tlfM!'!''.!'^ ?e,*rt    hi".  -miv  th-  l;:v.l*  MB8&������ S8s83as������g  This (Thursday) evening is the big  night at Alice Siding���������a St, Valetine  whist at the home of Mrs. Pease,  under Knitting Club auspices.  F. W. Ash is enjoying day life at  Creston this   week, helping out with  stocktaking at  Liu*  Mt-iv-aniile  Company.  Pruning has been resumed again.  In fact there has been no let-up to it.  at the Compton ranch, where this ttot-t  of work is almost complete for the  Heason.  Some new livestock has come into  these pa.i'l.s the pant week, Cecil  Moore Iiiin invested in u half-Jersey  yearling, while W. A. Pea.se hn.-. purchased another milch cow, a llolstein  from the llodg������*rs herd at Canyon  City. c-  The Knitting Club have their tlr-,1  raffle under way, for   a  cushion, thiit  that the provincial government proposes to iiiulci-talie a chiHsilication of  lauds iu certain tu-etionii of IJ.C Ihiu  year, with the Idea of having an  aiithoritai.ive record nn to tho pon-  fiibilitb'.ti of tlie <linVr<*������i ���������.������������������������������������.at:: thai  tire offered for i;nle, to thim be. in a  poiiiliou to prevent, mlfiroprc-icntntion  mi i.i im .i.iH-ii mi nil i num. i.inn rejourn.  On motion the neeretary wa:i in::truot-  ed to write  the i!t*p;s,rt.ment  to  h.-ivo  en.  *jv'  .'*   K   .i.������l.ltv  The tickets are only 10 crtit'i.  Leslie McMurtrie, who is with the  Flying Cor|in at Toronto, has Urn  month received a we!l<!i;a<.rvt'il promotion, to that of head mec-haniciiii  for the sect ion of thc air -squad be in  in training with.  ��������� ' * llUior I-,   pi ml II' I i.P I I     llll       .'4.     i:*ll������l      .-.gM'll  in .March will be rather welcome lure.  ! We need it ?o euani-t* -*.*t i<ve cs-'p.  Jjjr i  Aiiss  sant. _  Arthur Stark, uoy .Scout.  Miss Phyiiis  Hamilton, Titenia.    ;  Miss   Margeory  Hamilton,   Grecian  Lady.  Miss Deoua Taylor. Miss Canada.   ,  Mrs. J. D. Spiers, Society Lady.  Monrad Wigen, Romper Kid.  C. Ogilvie, Bill Poster.  Miss Merle Bathie, Dairymaid.  Mibs Anna Hagen, Fuschia.  Miss F.   Bathie,   Wounded  Soldier.  Miss Jane Long, Red Cross Nurse.  Miss Lyda Johnson, Joan nf Arc.  Miss Beatrice Dodds, Pierette.  Mrs. Bayles, Red Cross Nurse.  Miss Erma Hayden, Folly.  Miss Riddle (Nelson).  Hawaiian.  Miss  Olga Wigen. Sunbonnct Girl.  Mrs. Persun, Dutch Girl.  Mr. Persun, Santa Ciaus.  E. McGonegal, Clown.  J. D. Spiers, Clown.  Walter Long, Clown.  Victor Mawson, Domino.  D. Weir, Domino.  Mr. Tibbitsand Mr. Burgoyne, Gold  Dust Twins.  Miss Allen, Italian Gill.  Mr. Niirninn, N?*.l'!il oflice;*.  J. W. Hamilton, Hussar  Mi*s. Ross. Martha Washington.  Miss L. Cartwright,   Servian   Lady.  Mr. Squires. Servian.  Mi-s. Carl Wigen, Swiss Girl,  Miss Ella Leamy, Clown.  Miss E. Hondren, Gipsy.  A little  special   mention   is due Mr...  Ebbutt's attire.    Eor  a   home   made  lii'sign   it   was   eertjssnly unique    and  his   triumph   was   decidedly   popuhsv.  Aud   the   same   may   be   said   for Mr.  Bevan's colored gentleman's  toggery.  He  bad  all   the accessories  for such  attire   including a   few   elect tic flashlight shirt studs   and necktie pin that  added   a  touch    of attractive    color.  Had then*   been honon,   for attractive  and   hest-disgniM'd    dancer   it  would  have I wen hard to   deny the claims of  Messrs.   Tibbii.    and   Burgoone,   the  Gold Dust   Twins,   aud   Miss Florence  Bathie, the crippled   soldier.    Few, if  any, could place   the   indent it v of the  kliakJ-clmt inaviker,   wn<! f?he crtalnly  acted out the part of  the   soldier   boy  in all the det-ails to a nicety.  Thorn nvi'i-i* ;������ nmnlioi' ������������f niii.<if.������������ivti  guest*' among the cost timers, among  Liu-ui being tliu Misses Doyle, Mism  Riddle and Mrs. f^*vaMii>ut-. all of  Nelson.  i  .inni���������.-i.inijiii-    iMiok it how-  Ut ;>l io  till;. Jin.- just io hillid  If you contemplate bny-  nif: mm |Mpi-t' 'm* miiv ruin sec Mir  !in������"(     wi-  tt 4%t...  III.,    t If      ������������������  vestrtrdav.  can     offer    vim.- -Mawson  11.-,  Jt !<.���������������!���������:  ���������;���������*?-.;���������  MMWIHWI-MMni  ^'"^^���������^llSSlSlill  igtiw*i^^i������aiaiSS������.M7^^i,aa;:"--;  ^^^^S^S^^f^ ������������������v.     r^WTON/    B.     0.'  %  ������% Seems a very large number of cups  to get from a pound of tea. But  that proves the fine quality of  Red Rose Tea} which goes further and tastes  better because st consists chiefly of rich, strong  teas grown in the famous district of Assam in  *M������>T*+*h/**r*n   TnHia-  ^ ^ ���������������**���������'* ^tAx^mra *������������������       ������**t***������Wao-v-*������  A pound of Red Rose  gives 250 cups.  Kept Good by the  Sealed Package  ^^^^Jm^tff^sieia^r^&>^xr:\ ~j I      at  B2S .1 i^araVimHSsa^j  -^'������&r ��������� ���������* "* -������t*���������B*���������      ���������������������������*  ^  er of the three faces bent upon liar.  Her Ipis  smiled faintly.  "Why am I asked such a question?" she asked quietly..  Before George could answer. Tar-  vis reappeared in the room. He bore  two cards, presenting them silently.  George _ Ellington looked at them  Avonderingly, looking from them to  .Hilda.    Then -he turned to jarvis.  "P.ring these gentlemen in," he  said. Once more he looked at Hilda. "These are' the cards of your  brother���������and your husband," be added.  uB4^iS3a^fxr54^Z3^x^u^3^^xvTaxrM|rx^lW^^^^vt^  _Li HIP'i ������������������ mi  ���������umsM  ��������� s  ��������� m  ...JIG    __  IF  If the end of the -day finds you weary or irritable, with aching headand frayed nervesyou need  something to tone and strengthen ihe system.  CJJLtjB    BY ���������  J. a FLETCHER  WARD, LOCK & CO., LIMITS������  J  { Continued, i  As for King and his plans, he and  they abided their time and were jointly in  abeyance.      He    was    waiting,  > <���������/***-*? v������ *  -\lrt4 *!������������������!���������������  *1 trfi������n"1    o.   x "&     *l':*';;;',.-i*i-'6-f*  Avory's death and. oi finding out  what brought it aboui. Nothing happened to disturb the quiet serenity oi  tilings ai nic emu ui cU luc hO"^_;  next door. Hilda Tressingham. half-  expectant of what George Ellington  might have done in view of his  threats, heard nothing. Von Roon  laughed when she referred to the  matter. Of course, they would never hear anything, he said���������if Ellington really had gone to the police he  had wasted his time.  "But you will hear something in a  few days no\v,"_ he said, with a significant grin. "This is Wednesday���������  yes, look in the mid-day papers on  Monday. I think you will be certain  of a surprise and a sensation then.  So  will  this  country."  He went off before sho could ask  for an explanation but she gathered  that bis hint had something to do  with thc secret document v. hic-.li she  bad helped him to examine. Hilda's  intcivsl in ilia', manor, liowr.-vcr, had  considerablv evaporate:!; sV- had  duly rt.-ceived her reward and was  handsomely in pocket, rvca. tr.  into account tiie deductions nec-:-;s:-  tated by squaring Parmmsler and tlie  butler.     And   being   l>-.;-;'ai   v,i;'a     ar  ize her; he was muttering and scowl-  ; ing.     And   once   more   she   laughed.  Tarvis,  after  a  keen   glance  at  her  which   she   did   not   see,     took      her  straight   to  the  study.     She   had   not  been   in   it,   nor,   indeed,     since      the  night   when   George   Ellington   found  her  there.    And  now,  as   she  walked  in,   il   was   to   find     something    very  like  a family party assembled  there.  | There,  at   his .desk,     obviously     dis-  ; tressed to thc  last limit,  sat  George  Ellington;   near  him,  pale     and   tear-  i ful,  sat his  wife;  on  thc  hearthrug���������  : grim, pedantic, more Puritanical than  ever in his straight, sobei-hued  garments,     stood     Stephen      Ellington.  They were all  silent when  Hilda  entered;  it  was     she     who     eventually  spoke first.  "I came in answer to your message, Mr. Ellington,'' she said. "And  ���������at  once."  George Ellington looked up, lifting bis eyes on a blotting pad on  which he had been scrawling meaningless figures. There was something of entreatv in thc look he. gave  T-i*i.i���������  J.ilIU.1.  "Airs. Tressingham," he said, waving bis hand to the others, "my wife  and my father are aware that I :  found you here in my study on a  certain night, and that you gave mc  a certain reason for your presence.  I beg of vou to tell me���������was that  the truth?"  Hilda looked from one to  thc olh-  CHAPTER  XXVJ.  The Desperate Answer  it was seldom that Hilda Tressingham over felt thoroughly taken aback  but that she did on th's occasion was  manifest to everybody in George Ellington's study. Her face paled; she  caught her breath; she half rose  from her seat. And unconsciously  she spoke, a few words which she  would not have spoken had she been  on  her guard.  "My brother? My husband? What  arc they doing here?" she said.  "That is a question which T am  asking myself," observed George  Ellington, with a keen glance at her.  "I don't know why they should call  on   me   at   this   particular  moment."  He rose and turned towards thc  door as Jarvis reappeared at it. Thc  two visitors were ushered in with  due ceremony. Hartsdale came, first,  looking bored aud annoyed; lie had  plainly some eminently distasteful  task on hand, and when be caught  sight of Hilda he gave her a glance  of anger and vexation. But Hilda  scarcely looked at her brother; she-  was staring beyond him, at the man  whom she had believed to be in India, working in loneliness at a distasteful task, and mainly for her  sake, and certainly at her orders,  She bad not seen him for some time  and she suddenly realized how much  her elder he was, and how very old  he was beginning to .look. Other  people in the room noticed the great  disparity between husband and wife;  the woman was young- and vigorous,  in tlie full bloom of a somewhat defiant type of beauty; the man was  rapidly making towards old ige. Ilu  was'a slight, dapper-figured man "of  medium height, but he had contracted a sloop which shortened his prim  figure; the old-fushiouod mutton-  chop whiskers which  ornamented his  S j are a remedy which quickly helos in restoring normal 11  ]S conditions. They act on the stomach, liver and bowels, II  j and so renev*/ the strength, and steady the nerves. II  If A few doses of these world-famed family nills will II  n������f  ��������� ���������  Prepared oaSyfcy Thomas Beccr.ara, St. Helens. LancruSiiro, England.  Sola everywhere in Canada and U. S. America.   In boxes, 25 cents.  sun-tanned cheeks were almost white,  his'thin hair was grey at the temples. He had a pleasant-featured,  kindly face, but at that moment it  ^as  clouded with  mental  pain.  (To Be Continued.)  The Kitchens Must Win  Mr. O. H. Van Nordcn, chairman  of the Speaker's Bureau of thc United States food administration, in n  recent address declared that the oui-  comc of the Avar must be decided in  the kitchens of Canada and the  United States during the coming  year.  "It is up to America; it is up to  Canada," he said. " to supply the  great quantities of foodstuffs that our  aiiies must recciA'e this year, and if  avc do not, if wc fail them, the war  is going to cud, and it is not going  i.o end in iiie favor of ihe aiiies and  in our oavu favor."  An investigation is being conducted under iiie direction of the food  controller into the poultry situation.  A study is being made of such questions as the cost of producing eggs  and poultry and of the cost of feeding.  One's feelings about prices high  Depends, the truth  to  tell,  On  whether one desires  lo buy  Or one has things  to  sell.  Germans Start  Press Campaign  Fear  Austria-Hungary  Will Demand  an Early Peace  Thc correspondent of the Londoi:  Daily News at Rotterdam writes:  There are indications that a campaign is on foot, the aim of which  is to make Austria more than e\-c  ihe mer*: vassal of German militarists, with the immediate purpose o;  .securing for the western front tin  help of her armies now largely se.  free by c\rents in Russia.  Thc   German     goA-ernmenl     know:  the  Austro-Huiigarian     peoples     ar������  war-wctry and   that  their -desire   fo  peace will be intensified by thc arm  isticc   negotiations  with   Russia.   Tin  feeling  must  be.  changed  by  a  grea  press  campaign,  which  is  now  bcina  organized.    Ii must be proA-ed to tin.  Austrian   people    that   Avar     in     th-  Avords     of     the     Vossische     Zeituns  "must be carried to a successful conclusion by  Germany and Austria to  gethcr,  not  only  Avith  all   their  military, but also  with all their politica'  forces."  The price of success is struggle-  but the struggle can be rninimizce  and success made reasonably sure v  you work that God-given faculty  your  mind.  or  !  nt   her   own,   sh<  ior'  u,-  fairs  von   Root*,  had  told   I,��������� .--���������-,-.^..  with   the   di'H-umeu'   had   1  :a-r  cure   it;   what   was  doao   uii'a  t     Avjiat  concern  \ o     sell   la t ei-  on  did  not  troub!  was just   i:a-a   ua  l.  a,  mat :  band;  bad  from  dent:  rec-*  foi  V: n  d<-  or.  :;e tata :  Iv.-ij  or  ....... ,i  vii   i.  i:v!i:  ���������?    \  Mie  ;   v. ::s  ;' d'avs  k-f.er  ������������������*.������������������ c e -  i:-i:-n :i  -, r  <'\-  l\.  v.- ;  i'i :'.  \ II-  I..-   :,a  -.*. i  tr,    - ���������-.-  pn r! .I-  Hm!  had    :  .-d i ���������  I-iara,  <  iiuh-  :  - ��������� i'���������  .. i  ���������a  Mr  is *  IB I  f    ^_j|  A-VP.PT ppt  ADrin  "RrVDTV.Q  *>������X^'      Jl;>      \'A^*' &X~4X&  inn  1 ill  !l  J99L %J  Jf    ^^  w  m  Jitia-. >  1  '   ' .  ��������������� r v i:  r ,i 11 ���������, ���������  ,  mi.    ..  ������������������1  HI'.'      '.  1...    I.-  Hil  . i  V "  tin,.,,'  I:  S!n-  /I'll     1  .a.'.. 1.  tin-     .  i-i  ������i.,.   a  r,^i  ��������� ��������� ��������� '  mini i  11      III!  -.-a,   ,i  inr/  ia  , t  tfn-:>t  n ,i a  *<,yrr,r  ��������� i - *.: ���������  jj  \<>\i  VI  ������������������II  ������������������:  !  Ji  in:  II!'?  i j 'i.  nan  i.;   :      I..  !'������������������;!. ,i    '  ill  Your customers will appreciate your care and cleanliness as  your parcel their purchases oi meats, butter, bread ani  vegetables in Appletorct's Sani- Wrappers.  Particular trade goes to tin store that is careful ot ine details ot cleanli*  /w.ss mid appearance.  Ash t/our jobber tor Apple/ord's Hani- Wrappers, ar write us direct for  .-ionpif.-. Kiiiii prices.  Appleforcl Counter Check Book Co., Limited  HAMILTON.   CANADA  fiKiep-.A'-JiV.M':-!.- ������'-:r-; AT'I nnoNTO. MOVTiV'.M.. a,v::;\v. f .V ���������., * w**.., ,,   Is  -������.i>*4.���������.i ������miilI������iiii.i ��������������������������������� n<wi���������> jw.iwh imi^M<m>mi^^Mtiil^^im>MUxt0^������miMitti MiMWMtuuwi^UHf  K-  V,'.       M.  !.r'M.  UHE=  f  **  i  %  ill*  aaMgaaBafflrr^^  SBBiS" m.'"'������**������"'*'"wim ft  1  THE     REVIEW,     f'BEnTOX,     B.     'C.  ^.*f^  ^r3'  *,E=������J  ������|ffliiger=*asssga    Wi  "*>  Colds are contracted when strength is lowered  and the inflammation easily develops bronchitis or  'rang trouble, while grippe and pneumonia frequently follow*  Any cold should have immediate treatment with  *&&&. jSSSx. sSOStk  \ES&a^j������^S  The National Strsngtli-Stsiider  ���������"FW  Didn't Care for   Theological Works  of Any Description  A student assistant, engaged in  reading the shelves at the public  library, was accosted by a primly  dressed middle-aged woman Avho said  that she had finished reading the last  that  she   should like   something  just     j  a.o   guyu.  The vOiitior acc'atant- una$������l������ for the  moment     to     think  of     Laura  Jean  I Libby's   equal,    hastily    scanned  the  ^^ j shelf on which she Avas Avorking and,  which first builds up the forces by carrying rich nourishment appScSS, a saying, ������ "Perhaps ������ you  A& to the blood streams and creates real body-warmth. | ^ like this, a Kentucky cardi-  The Ureal sody ESiiIMer  fic~jf~\^K " Hell.  ~~*M Its cod liver oil is the favorite of physicians for  tlTft  JUL  it.-      -������^l,r        "T      A~4~.'X     ~~,-~  vuitwuili:    XJX\Jlx\.ltXfXX    utOUluCi������i    ui������C*    UiCSi.     UWUWlvS  0*  Scott & Bo-vrac. Toronto, Out,  S7-J?  No Bran or Shorts  Ahowed ExBorted  Farmers' Feed Supply Will Be Provided  For  In order to assist iu thc campaign  for greater production of food animals, thc food controller announced  that not a ton of bran arfd shorts  will be allowed to be exported until  the Canadian requirements are fully  met. The food controller is also considering the question cf fixing prices  for such feed, but iv any case it will  be made available to the farmers at  the lowest possible cost, and the pro-  tits of the dealers may be fixed as  soon as information from the several provinces is secured in response  io inquiries Avliich have been sent  out.  The government refused to allow  tbf>. exportation by a. large. milling  company of .143 cars of bran and  shorts, but purchased them and retold them to farmers without any  charge  for the  government's  service.  Applications for feed should be  addressed to the food branch of the  department of agriculture, OttaAva.  Mr. Hanna stated that, if necessary  to insure the farmers obtaining feed  supplies, the government will take  total output of mill by-products and  distribute it. He added that action  would be taken at once in case of  complaints that the mills AA-ere requiring the purchase of flour with the  offals. This 'practice must be discontinued.  A separate feed branch of the  Dominion department of agriculture is being established in Winnipeg to ser\rc Western Canada.  A Debt to in������ Navy  Jritish Navy War Would  Have Been Over in Six  Months  Whatever mobility, whatever po\v-  er of recuperation and endurance thc  allies possess they oavc first and foremost to the sea. But for thc British  navy, as Ave can all see uoa\t, the A\'ar  would have been o\-er in six months  arid Germany would ha\rc won. Defeat thc British navy aud * all the  hopes of the allies and all their  achievements Avould even iioa\- crumble to nothingness. No disaster on  laud is altogether irreparable so long  as Ave hold thc seas. No triumph on  land that Ave or any of our allies  could win would be permanent if at  the same time Ave ceased to be supreme on the oceans.  What   the   naA-y   has   accomplished  * -  r.      .i?    . 1. _    , ..     ���������r    x o  la   s������ijc-guiii uniig   LiiC   imiisi������oii   oi   *������J,-  000,000 men and hundreds of millions  of tons of materials; in making it  possible for the aiiies to draAV on the  entire "*,-,r*~*r!d /**f n*i,*tra!c -f^y ^li t-Vi*.-**  have needed; in sweeping German  commerce from the seas and pressing with relentless finger upon the  main artery of German life; and in  furnishing the protection under  which our merchantmen have  brought us and our allies not only  the material of Avar but the means  of life���������all this is a tale the wonder  and heroism of which, when it is  fully told, Avill remain forever a. precious part of thc B  London  Daily Mail.  for  theological  Avorks.  1115... ii     i_; i    xu -    --;_ Ji--       ?-  ULUi        CS.plcl.ll.ICU.     VJIC    alilUij'        rtaoli-  tant, with needless  enthusiasm, "this  cardinal Avas a bird!"  "That would not recommend him  to me," said the woman, as she moved aAvay in seach^ of a librarian who  should be a better judge of character as Avell as of Laura Jean Libby's  peers.  (.jni,.; T^.> .*������������������        ^> ,��������� 4-%*/-. !-/*���������.���������. C*' M/l-.l^  n������n  There is no more effecti\re vermifuge on the market than Miller's  Worm FoAvucrs. They Avili not only  clear the stomach and boAvels of  "worms, but will prove a very serviceable medicine for children in regulating the infantile system and  maintaining it in a healthy condition.  There is nothing in their composition that Avill injure the most delicate stomach when directions are  folloAved, and they can be given to  children in the full assurance that  they Avill  utterly destroy all  worms.  Shorter Bay's Work  After the War  English Labor, After Taste of Better Conditions, Will Not  Recede  Lord Leverhuhnr, head of a great  English soap industry, thc capital of  which is 200 million dollars, has very  pronounced viaws as to the effect of  the great Avar on the future position  of the nation's workers. Lord Levcr-  hulme is himself a model employer,  having provided for his work people a model town in Aviiich they live  under delightful social conditions,  and having provided also facilities  by Avhich tiny may secure direct financial interest in thc concern in  which they are. wage earners.  "It  may,   I   think,  be    taken      for  ffranted," he says, "that when peace  e restored workers will not be willing to return to prc-Avar conditions  of wage and living. I am convinced  they will never consent to go back to  them.  "The war has altered many things;  it has broadened out horizon; it has  triven us new points of view; it lias  clarified our thought; it bar. introduced radical changes into our social,  industrial aud commercial systems.  m "Most of them have for the first  time tasted and enjoyed the pwets  of life, the full fruits of labor; they  have grown accustomed to a. higher  filmic; its pleas-are*- and advanlagrs;  they will strive to remain on that  Icvfl and, if possible, rise above it,  and with this aspiration 1 am in full  .sympathy aud accord. And if, after  the war, any nitn-.p! slionM be m.vle  to thrust labor hark jr.:.- the depths  front which it has asoended it wouM  be, in my opinion, not only a disastrous ccono-.uia hl;::a!. r, but a policy  .-.*.;.,  i .   ...:..       .:....     ','.���������'     . ��������� 'i  humanity."  Food  in  Jerusalem  In Jerusalem, bread costs II times  as much as it did prior to the war.  Petroleum costs 30 times as much as  in 1914, and milk five times.  Rye Flour Mills  Winnipeg is to have a rye flour  mill, which will furnish another  available   substitute   for  Avheat  flour.  The mill aauII haAre a capacity of  100 barrels per day, grinding both  spring and winter rye. This flour  Avill be put up in 98, 49 and 24-pound  bags, and will sell Avholesale at the  same price as second patents flour,  or $5.35 per 98-pound sacks ia. less  than ton lots dehYered in Winnipeg.  A mixed flour, partly rye-and parti y  Avheat, Avill also be manufactured.  $100 Reward, $i00  Tlie readers of tfeaa *pa#ss @31 6s  to '.earn that there is at least one e������eaded  disease that science has been able to cure in  all its stages, aud that is catarrh, catarrli  being greatly inftueuced by constitutional  conditions requires constitutional treatment.  HalVfi Catarrh Cure is taken internally and  acts through the Bloody on the Mucous Surfaces of tlie System, thereby destroying the  foundation oi the disease, giving the patient  strength by building up the constitution and  assisting nature in doing its work. The proprietors have so much faith ia the curative  powers of Hall's Catarrh Cure that they offer  One Hundred Dollars for any case that it  fails to cure.    Send for list of testimonial!.  Address:  F.  J.  CHENEY  &  CO., Toledo.  Ohio.    Sold by all Druggists, 7.5c  nimunu  A rich, velvety, milk chocolate containing an abundance of plump almonds ~-*  a quality that cannot be surpassed.  :Kr*������l/i  ^vr^-r**sr*isrh#���������������***���������������  ������-14  A young lady -with a pet dog on  an electric car asked the conductor  to stop at a certain point. When he  did so, she went to the platform and  there stood gesticulating, Avith the  dog in her arm.  "Hurry up miss, hurry up! You  want to get out riere, uon t your  "Oh, dear no, thank you! I only  Avished to show Fido where his  mother  lives."���������Christian  Register.  A subscription of $300,000,000 this  tame aauII bring the Dominion's war  loans up to $650,000,000 The proportional total for the United States  Avouid be $8,125,000,000 so we shall  ha\-e to subscribe a third Liberty loan  to overtake and pass her. HoAvever?  Canada has lent the mother country  , some $600,000,000, which is reiative-  ! iy to her poplation about equal to  the $7,500,000,000 we shall lead all allies in the first year of war. It must  be considered also that the Dominion has been fighting for three year?  and has contributed a great proportion of her men���������and there are no  better fighters on any of thc battle-  fronts.���������Ncav York Sun.  !M*r*.srd's Liniment Cures Distemper.  "How   does   your boy  like   life   in  the army?"  it-XT-.*. ti 1 1 ,1t TT-  he's been in it six weeks  now  hasn't once been ordered to do some-  I thing glorious."���������Detroit Free Press  Settlers' Permits on Prairies  The permit system of regulating  settlers' clearing fires has been instituted on Dominion lands in Manitoba and SaskatcheAvan. The administration, by special arragement, is  carried out hy provincial officials.  A Prime Dressing for Wounds.���������  In some factories and A\-orkshops  carbolic acid is kept for use in cauterizing* wounds and cuts sustained  by the workmen. Far better to keep  on hand a bottle of Dr. Thomas*  Electric Oil. It is just as quick in  action and does not scar the skin or  burn the flesh. There is no other Oil  that has its curative qualities.  SO) 3  and  The Maddening Crowd  Newcomer (at resort)���������"Is this a  restful placer"  Native���������"Well, it used to be until  folks began to come here for a rest."  3Lct s not dc over snxious to crras*"*'  an opportunity that is too hot.  Bm  41  __       _. HP"  SB V f&h m\jfi        @  017 have heard of tiid great  good this food cure is accomplishing for others.  You have come to realise that  nervous diseases do not right  themselves and therefore feel  the necessity of some treatment  to help you hack to health and  etreng  th.  Now comes the all-important  question as to what Dr. Chase's  Nerve Food will do for you.  Basing our answer on a knowledge of tho restorative value of  the ingredients contained in this  food cure, and on the experience  of those who have proven its curative powers under the most trying conditions, wo want to tell  you that���������  It win cure nervous headaches  hy removing the cause.  It win strengthen the action of  the heart.  It will correct the weakness  and inactivity of tho digestive  organs.  V&'*mSS^CU7Z**1������3^B'J*M.  V*-  ill  I r^"l������/  -aur  bj 0% 0% mTm       f****^ (rt W%  *WV*       4X4XX44X*  and red.  IE  It will nourish the starved  nerve cells back to health and  vigors  Mw*. O. French, 104 Ij-wnmlowne irboeet,  ���������Poterbo������w*/, Ont., wrttoo : "1 wtu������ troubled  with norvouNnew?, ulcopteaaneso, frequent  heatiULcheti and Indlcestton For many  y������snj'o I wan troubled with n twitching or  fideety foellnff about my Iluabo after re-  th-in������*, ccualnc n;c much lazs at deep. If  wakiuuoiii out of my flmt nleep, ������v������n h<ul  X been anleep only five tnlnuten, I -would;  lie awuke for hours and could not get to  sleep again. Any midden noise or a door  ulammlnn- would net my n������**v<������������ coiner,  and I would fear that uomethlnr dreadful was going1 to happen. I had tried  different remedies for thin trouble, -but  without nuoceMri. A frlund unked ni������ um������  day why X didn't try Dr. Chase's Nerve  Food, no I thought I oould ������t leant giv*  ft ���������������. ���������rlc*'. Y w(<i*ti������A 0>t\rr\<0> mx\H (���������������������������hm-  menced unlng them. And found they t>en������-  flted mo so much that I have taken fully  a dozen boxen. My nervouimeue or  fidgety feeling in the limb* !��������� entirely  cured. X oan row eat and sleep welb X  cuit loouiinvj.m jDr. OiiUi-o'u Nurvu I"ouC  strongly, and would advise anyone suffering from nervous trouble of any hind  to uae them ���������wording to directions.'*  tion and confidence.  *a.wiV������?_  It will prevent the development of nervous prostration, paralysis and locomotor ataxia.  Why not put Dr. Chase's  Nerve Pood to the test ? "W������  know that the formula is right;  We have proven to you toy thousands of reports from cured ones  that this treatment positively  effects cure, even in the most  complicated cases.  ww csuniut uo more, it* re-  ikiaius for you to make the test.  You have everything to gain hy  es!n������ this building-up treatment,  for it cannot fail to he of at least  some benefit to you.  IN  Mhtai-d's  Liniment  Cute*; Colds,  etc.  Tlie  food  conlroller is hfinr*-  frivrn  RUtlioriiy   to  lirrns*'  dealers in    food  *'.iri>--'*.*. u:-.������'. .. -;ca.c.al pla:*. of Hccr.';-  *!r*p* ���������--, Iw ln:.; (.ivn.iivd. ll������'f..rr il is  unplicd  to  ;uiy  particular   trad**,  rep-  eonr.iilt'-d.  * t I        I i i t< l.        t t ������lVi  !  B0 ������4nt������ a box, a full fara&tmfiat of A boxcu for ^2.7tt, at all doftler^ w Xdrnfttuoa, S3*U������. & Co.,  w.    w.    u.  1101  "������������������ i ������������������  iiww-wstw^rssMsaswswwwsssssi  mmm,mmmmmmi0mm0ifmm0Wf0m^0%i0i THE  CSSJElSTOft  BEfXEW  3****-  T  9  HE OBESTQN BEVSEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance:  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON. B.C., FRIDAY. FEB. 15  E53������&SSSmS5������������58S&  ���������,Aita.,  Oct. 8, 1917.  After much discussion we have  decided to order a carload of apples  from you. It is unnecessary for /me  to go^over the causes that create objections to the B.C. apple as a winter  article, This has been threshed  sufficiently, but they have been bitten  here, whereas every time they have  ordered Washington fruit they have  never been disappointed. The writer,  personally, is in favor of the Canadian  product from a patriotic standpoint,  but had to put up a stiff fight to  secure the B.C. article, and only succeeded partly because we need two  carloads but had to give way on one,  and with this understanding: That  this is absolutely the last time we try  B.C. apples unless the Quality is up to  representation. So now it is up to  you people to establish your product  in favor here���������for this and other years  to come���������as in case of disappointment  I Avould certainly bein favorof it; and  if, on the contrary, they are all up to  the mark you can count on our complete requirements for next. year.  &ssm m@mm wwmm  To The Review the most pleasing feature of the very satisfactory  annual meeting of the Fruit  Growers Union on Thursday last  was the tributes of regard paid the  retiring president, W. V. Jackson,  for four years of. service rendered  in that capacity.  "We haye been pretty well in  touch with all the seasons Mr.  Jackson has headed the Union and  with the exception of the last  annual   meeting  have always felt  ^2a55r 5=jsjgg  x.U~x   *U���������   TT���������*   UIlQiU   UJ.O   XJ XH\JH  *-.*.<5������������*J*^.^4*      4^4\t    laoo  ���������artJsrtairmTT   miTT?   TTTnn   |X XXX    XXXJJj   XXXXJTXX  AXXKJSlixJ  poultry products and all classes of livestock  bring these times, both from the humane as well as the financial side of  tion it is important that these be kept in the very best _pf health and flesh-  producing shape.  s\    I-a*s-=irB-Stri y* O  JL-ilXVO    UE1G   JiXU.AJ.jcvaxtC)   u/iaaaajCv  animals need a spring tonic to keen them comine alons after  A Ha.  Dec. 15,1917.  Snciosed find our cheque for account  to date, Now, as to the appies, they  were yery satisactory, all that we  could desire with the exception of the  Jonathans and King Dayids, of which  there were some small ones amongst  them.     However,   taking   them    all  thanks (and no pay) and more  abuse for services unsparingly  given, than even a parson or an  editor.  The sins of sales manager and  the paid Union employees were  all visited upon the president.  Mistakes of the directors collectively were charged up. to him, along  with more than a fair share of the  cussing due to changing sizes of  soft fruit cups and crates, etc., etc.  Somehow or other he escaped  blame for the vagaries of the  weather, due possibly to the fact  that he was not an admirer of the  Ottawa administration.  .While, no doubt, some of this  was at least displeasing, his uniform Union optimism and business  the winter season and diet.    For this purpose we know of nothing to quite equal���������  Pratt's -Animal Regulator at 30c. and 60c/pkg.  Pratt's Poultry Regulator, 60c, pkg*  Whole Flax Seed 8c. lb.    Ground Flax Seed, 10c. lb.  Oyster Shell. Raw Linseed Oil.  All these are the best quality products available, and the prices are right.  A few  PERFECTION OIL  HEATERS which  we offer at  a   bargain  rather than carry them. o&er������  through, you can sureiv grow  yet-y  courtesy   was     seldom   disturbed.  fine fruit in your valley.^ Some, speei-   Aa th(, ]artraat. oh;  mens were unbeatable.   The Mcintosh  Reds, and  Greenings  both  R.I,   and  N.W.. and some others were certainly  ������ delight to handle,  and I  have no  doubt that next year  we will do more  business with you people.    We thank  you for your efforts in keeping to your  promises   as to quality,   which more  than anything else has   to do  with a  permanent reputation on fruit coming  from a specific disti ict.  The above letters, which concern  a carload of Creston Valley  apples sold to an important branch  of the United Farmers of Alberta,  is a statement of case much more  eloquent all round than anything  The Review might give utterance  to in such connection.  Letter No. 1 in businessiike  fashion states why prejudice exists  against E.G. fruit, including the  Creston Valley article. Letter No.  2 discloses the fact that the Valley  produces the right quality of fruit,  and that if care ib taken to ship it  uniformly true to grade promised  there c:mi be no question of our  getting a fair share of the trade  most anyAvhere on the,. prairie  market.  Speaking of a mixed oar of fruit  As the largest shipper through the  Union he went without his money  in slow-pay seasons cheerfully, and  was never backward in pledging  his personal credit when funds had  to be secured at the bank.  In the board of trade and other  organizations, as well as the public  life of the Valley, Mr. Jackson  invariably used the prestige the  Union presidency and his business  standing gave him to the best  advantage.  vV ne  General Merchant  e  Creston  him as president a wider knowledge of some angles of horticulture, obtained in connection with  the B.C. Fruit Growers Association, of which he has been Bast  Kootenay director for three or four  terms.  He is to the fore in   the farmers  institute as well   as  the  board  of  trade,  and never lacks  for time to  tiwr trie  seasons were early  heiu ajollg any   oause  that  spells  or.late, wet or dry,   prices low and | oufc Ketter  t,|me8  or conditions for  the man   on   the  land.    And   this  r\w  Vallow  'hint  wrjinh     i)fMi'������  earlier iu October this same U.F.A.  branch writes, "You are to he congratulated on the general quality  >>f everything, though we are dis  appointed r>n not ree^iviug any  Italian prunes; next year wc- will  ������������������ rder earlier. There- was some  disappointment on pears. You  certainly picked them too ripe for  shipment, it in a pitja, too, for they  '���������ertainly were fine specimens. Thin  applies only to Kartletts."'  If the Mrlf-evident moral these  i'*t!,erH tuaoh in given htriet he*:*] i,o  this and following seasons Creston  Valley growers can more, or less  permanently clinch the ry.ti.siile*-  able advantage our next .-door  location to tin* prairie market gives  us,  With   every   project of   the ������������������re  collections slow President Jackson  never wavered in his loyalty to  the Union and to the welfare of  the ranching industry.  Witli the heavy demands increasing business interests make  upon him in these streruous times,  with Union affairs in the flourishing shape he has always striven to  help place them, Mr. Jackson has  well earned a release from office,  and well deserves the many graceful things said of his varied efforts  in connection with the Creston  Fruit Growers Union.  Although not directly connected  with the Union Mr. Jackson will  still continue to be its largest  customer as in the past. Independent sellers to the contrary, he  on.vH Union ReHino- hrimw) insi, m,h  good prices, saves time and worry,  and means much to the advancement of the industry generally.  willingness to promote the welfare  of horticulture is fully equalled in  his endeavor to exemplify the old  saying that example is better than  precept in close attention to the  rather extensive area he has under  cultivation.  With men of the Compton type  and standing backing Union  activities ranchers are re-assured  both as to the wisdom of staying  with such a selling agency, as well  as the satisfactory conduct of such  an organization so far as it is in  the powers of a president to control  affairs.  -Wore Gxoatti Serif Ice  Well Gha&en  hi parting company with nucha  loyal and capable first officer as  retiring-president Jackson, the  Union is .surely fortunate in having  almost his exact, counterpart to  succeed him, in president-elect Jn.s.  Compton.  Ah vice-president and director  Mi-. C!omt������t,on has been as active in  ���������stingc-ar shortage prevailing this | (;njf)��������� H|jV,rH >w his predecessor���������  fall it .should be just a little easier [ H,���������J through his tendency to plain  to got Creston Valley fruit to mar- | ���������,���������.,-.,.��������� .,,������������������ lliu,j ||iail,K ������������������ Unio���������  kcl, Ih.ui lhc o,r!���������1(i! p..,(I.i.,;., ���������>.\a,i|-i(,j|.hl i,ai, 'iu,j ,,, ,������������������.,iv oiptally  the    Okamtgan,      Wellington     or' H\iiir<.   with    the,    presiding    officer  rrmriv   of    the   troubles   that   were  eastern Canada  as    possible   to   deliver   buyer"   t h"  goods they want as and when t.hov  want them, as   these   leM,.-s's  ;*;<���������   '���������  show,  buym.-t    will    not.    I'aii     !,������< .1.0  pma.'lte  HlKill    i;<-rvic,e     ],y     -���������;.-- .��������� i' i i f  and   k'-i!|,iiim.   on    H,-ii<iiiiK    <���������!!     1  buuiswaa.'j thev have  to rh-.'itrib.'if e.  In paying our respects to Union  officials going and coming, THE  Review would be remiss if it did  not say a good word for the year's  effort for the secretary-treasurer,  J. W. Hamilton, and R. B. Staples,  the sales manager.  These arc the gentlemen that arc  very largely depended upon for results, but the statement of the  year's operations which has just  boon passed upon, the regularity of  1917 pay days, and tho exceptionally good priooA obtained on most  every commodity aro factors ho  convincing as to the abilities of  these gentlemen that there is little  or nothing for us to add by way of  commendation.  If tlie Union is fortunate in having such likely   material to call up  ���������"',    pre",'*-'''*!*.     ���������-'������*>i������l'i'     if    in   d'vt'ld"  blessed in having so reliable and  affable an accountant as Mr. .Hamilton who, at some inconvenience,  makes   it  convenient  to   ranch   as  well as  handle   thc   Union's books  so sal isl'io-l orily, with   11 i-.onse������pii>nt  Into* 1,0 be   xt'w.-o     .intl    has   ul waVJt 1 having   in   cxpcni.i;    so  dc.'-il'uhlc ill  size the situation up. An-average  price for 1917 of better than $2.50  per crate for strawberries; $2.40  for raspberries, and as high as $2  per box for more than a few of the  high class apples demonstrates  selling ability that requires no  verbal amplification to convince  almost any^gitizens. And less than  $50 of bad debts for the year's  operations, at that.  And on operating expenses a  saving of almost $600 is shown  comparing 1917 with 1916, with  the volume of commodities handled  very little less than in '16. Compared with the early-war years in  warehouse management certainly  one dollar is now almost doing the  duty a two-spot formerly did.  Some close-up acquaintance with  warehouse and office management  makes us bold to say that this  policy of rigid economy and business shortcuts has in no wise impaired efficiency, either to the  rancher or buyers of fruit. Gone,  too, are the days of hoped-for  prices. During 1917 any price information vouchsafed could Vie  relied on. Often when tho statements come it was a bit higher  than originally mentioned.  Taken all in all, good as has  been the showing for 1917, with  the added experience, with the  same officials in charge, given the  loyal support of the rancher-shareholders 1918 can be looked forward  to with the utmost confidence, D.V.  and market conditions permitting.  ���������'���������'- Huscroft school pupils  ' 1.45  Miss Hardman's pupils.���������  4.00  Sirdar Sunday School  6.00  Tuesday afternoon teas  13.35  Women's Institute  5.00  Membership fee  2.00  Sundries ....*  5.55  December���������  Canyon City Auxiliary  10.00  Huscroft school pupils  1.60  Miss Hardman's pupils  8.40  R.C. box at hank  5.1)5  Erickson school pupils..;  5.00  Women's Institute  5.00  Mrs. W. K.   Brown  1.00  Uaffle _  2.00  Tuesday afternoon teas  10.05  ~        " Or;  <a...,^....  January���������  New Year's dance supper  37.50  Canyon City Auxiliary  15.00  Hnscroft school pupils    2.50  Membership  2.00  Whist drive and dance  50.85  Mrs. S. A. Speers  2.00  Green Stockings  20.00  Miss Hard man s pApils  v 2.01  Tuesday afternoon 'teas  13.45  Cushion rafflt*(Mrs. Cook)_  11.00  Sundries  1.80  February���������  Women's Institute  6.70  School box P. of W.  5.83  Tea (5th)  ���������   2.65  Memberships paid (5th)   18.00  Sundry  50  ffiGSti G������*OSS FSSB&BMS&  \M:f Mr. Jackson, the new president is also a heavy shipper und  has done hi'i foil shnrc ot waiting  tor   the   (Vnioii    to   liquidate   dobtM  r'    <!uc  | aie:h<-i ,-i.   .������,M   vW * ��������� 11 iia������gujj|g good  "'   a*, I.he bank   when   u directors'  nolo  And,  as  tl  ie  writer    of     these   eou>c n|> smiling,   confident   of  tliu  lei tars remitrks. onabtv  o  mo  !'".''*i    '���������.���������lercnid'ml    Mini     ittliMr!  Imv  now  xnyl.hmfjr   e,ls-������,   is    nt    nrc'icni     the I taken.  > I <���������*-*������������������������>������>.! nm'/ fnotw   in *.������-<>n* bor isi'l Tri  lobblion to   ������������xr>erienee fsined  ���������.mUIl,- tt... n,.,i.!-,.i  t,���������. It f   ftMii*      I h./vuil,.   >vf*.    tfVnmifmi    brno-M  with I f*v������  rbrM. ������>?iu*<������ no matter  imw von i     IJiiwi-ort nciiool ������ln.���������������������-.������  these times.  And in i������   sii/Miiiy    more marked  The quarterly financial statement of  tho OreHton Valley Red Cross Society,  covering the months ol November,  December, January and up to and  including iA-h. bib, shows a ki-ohh intake of $321. The Indies seem to have  money-getting pretty much down to  a science, for by no manner of means  can it bo -.aid that the appeal:, for lbs,  good cause have been atall numerous.  Outside of the whist drive last month  there have been uo direct calhi on the.  m������vnei4Li puOiu.. bomo >u the bi|4g<. i-  items are HiaO from the Burns' nie;ht  whist. $37 from the supper served in  connection with tin* New Year's mus-  quenule. $30 from the 11 unci oft  school people, the proceeds of a supper  ami dunce in November. Along witn  $17.05 which tin* local high Hchuol  wtrli. made at an afternoox teaut Oren-  ton Hrhool themtme month. The coin-  ph-te   li;.t.   of   moiih'i*   received    in   ������in  $321.64  From now on it is the intention to  make weekly announcements covering the financial receipts from every  source. Should any of these be overlooked the treasurer, Mrs. Oherrington, will appreciate being notified of  any errors of the sort.  PUBLIC NOTICE  This is to notify that we have purchased the Pacific Restaurant from  Lu Yee, and took possession on  February 1st. All parties to whom  Lu Yee is owing money are asked to  call before February 20th and have  their accounts straightened up. as we  will tiot be in any way responsible  after that date.  JAN WING COMPANY  Creston. B.C., Feb. 1, 1018.  ROBT. LAMONT  NOTARY RUBUO  INSURANCE   -    REAL ESTATE  DEALER IN COAL  CRESTON   -   -   e.C.  NOTICE  LAND REGISTRY ACT  degree than in Mr. HuiniltonV oase | '"llmv"'  ������h IL R Hlaplea   the   right man   in I HV?*:r������.������~ ,, ������i,*������ n*  In the matter oi an application for  Uio ititiuo oi u uupiieau*. (Joruiicatc* oi  Title If) Tlloelr 7 of Lot H01, Group 1,  Kootenay DiHti-ict, Province of British Columbia, MapOOR.  Noticie is hereby given that it ih my  intention to lasue at the expiration of  one month after tho flrMtv publication  lw-rmf a duplicate of the (WtHkute of  Title to the ntmve mentioned Ploolc. in  the name of Thomas Quaife, which  Certiik-.iite |:i dated the Kiwi day of  JNovemlier, Miov. aud mimnereu ������mi/a..  Dated at. the Land Itegiatry Oflliceat  Nelijuu. B.C., iIiim 2<>t,h day oi iunu-  avy, 10BJJ.  M. ������. HTOKIflf*,  H< 17.Oft I>iHt������*lct Ituglutririr  >>ii.'J0\ luiv nl  tlktil piiimcatiiin, l''**b, 1. *i������Jii.  ^i^mmMmm&mmxm������$ THE  -j_ -=  CBBSTON SEYISHir  'i'ne Okanagan is worrying over a  yery serious shortage of local seed  grain.  Fernie is represented at the big  bonspiel at Winnipeg by one rink of  curlers.  The creamery at Grand Forks is  paying 48 cents a pound for bulterfat  this month.  in Rossland the butchers now refuse to sell fresh fish la less than one-  pound lots. Not less than half-pound  of smoked or cooked meats will be  dealt out either.  *-auy -t������.uui.i/or  Whellanis of Kaslo has  had his stipend raised from $100 to  $150 per year.  J. P. Fink is chairman of the Cranbrook section of the national food  resources committee.  Long distance telephone business is  heavier out of both Sandon and New  Denver than at Kaslo.  The Grand Forks Lumber Co. sawmill at Lynch Creek, is making a  daily cut of 25,000 feet.  The price of gas has been raised at  Nelson from $1.90 to $2.25 per 1,000  cubic feet, effective April 1st. At least  favors closing   up   the  gas   plant,  maker.  wnich   is   not   a money-  i ^���������iagfcv^^^adMB^  ������ W'.S-- 4& .ga^jjgSrt  It has a pleasing  Savor.  It is tobacco scientifically prepared  for man's use.  They had it 15 below zero in the  Okanagan during the brief cold snap  the latter part of January.  Revelstoke claims to have experienced quite a noticeable earthquake  shock one morning last week.  At Vernon the city assessment roll  for 1818 shows a decrease of over  $31,000 as compared with 1917.  Rossland's gold copper mines are  shipping more than half the ore  received at the Trail smelter of late.  Mrs. M. A. Kane, the first woman  resident of Kaslo, is dead, aged 81  years. She arrived in that town in  1892.   *  Cranbrook's musical talent is waking up. The English Church at Cranbrook has had to provide more room  in the choir.  Revelstoke's annual ski tournament  is under way this week. There is no  scarcity of snow in the north Kootenay metropolis.  Dr. Rutledge, the well-known yet.,  is the 1938 president of Cranbrook fall  fair society. A. L. McDermott is reelected secretary.  The new Roman Catholic Church at  Trail was used for the first time on  Sunday. It replaces one destroyed by  fire last summer.  Cranbrook" Women's Institute  membership is now 102. It is expected to reach 150 before the year is out.  ���������������,������o l.^.l.-.���������������������������,l :������,  1QV7  Although Kaslo board of tx*ade cut  the annual membership fee from $5 to  $2 last year, a considerable quantity  of 1917 dues are still outstanding.  The provincial police stations at  Marysville, Wardner and Hosnier  have been closed and the services of  the police officers dispensed with.  Trail loses $4,000 in hotel license  fees on account of prohibition. During  January fines for breach of the liqnor  act in that city brought the city $450.  Kaslo dealers have flour enough on  hand at present to make it unnecessary for householders  there to take to  ���������enina me  Yvneei   |  of a Ford and Drive  'his  aur-  I^UP"! Ill* IT  TRY it just once!   Ask your friend to let you "pilot'  car on an open stretch.   You'll like it, and will he   __   r������rissd how sssil��������� the Ford is handled End driven.  If you have never felt the thrill of driving your own car,  there is something good in store for you. It is vastly  differe.it from just riding���������being a passenger. Aad especially so if you drive a Ford.  Young >oys, girls, women and even grandfathers���������thousands of hem���������are driving Eord ears and enjoying it A  Ford stops and starts in traffic with exceptional ease and  smoothnes -j, while on country roads and hills its strength and  power shov to advantage.  Buy a Ford and you will want to be behind "the wheel"  constantly.  ������   $475  Touring   -    - $49S  Coupe   -    -   $770  Sedan   -   -   -  $S70  THE UNIVERSAL CAR      0������**-*������"Truck $750  F. O. B. FORD, ONT.  Dealers :  :n k  olrof-1   +*  i"*^*#"������r������l-������*  LSKea to stock  all  tne lasss m  the Columbia valley with  white fish.  at Canyon City Lumbar Co. Sawmill at  Canyon City.  anp City Lumber Company  USV3STED)  war flour till Mav 1st at the ear.liest. | Periaiss5on wi" also  be sought to aein  suckers from the Columbia river and  Trail auto club says of the 40 miles  in the Rossland-Tra.it district on only  ten miles of all this road is it safe to  drive a car faster than 10 miles an  hour.  Tfraneffi?   libera anrl l������i$&A StahLae  1IUIIUIUB)    klVUIJ    MKBU1    B HjMUU    WlUUBUt-Y  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies-  Several  Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  rS. Sm Hffl&gSffiEMYH  Pnene &&  Sirdar Ave.  ^resst^ss  l Hl. C-AiNADiAN t5ANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER.  C.V.O.. LL.D.. D.C.L. Pr������id������*m  ,***jm -IR JOHN AIKD, General M*n*i8rr ���������  Mj H. V. F. JONES. Ami Gra'l. Mtn-tcr  #��������������� , ���������._ i.   ���������������..������,   ��������� J-    *���������������������������   f\ 4\ s\   4. n /\      Tr"     r>   ..... . - ,-,���������,...  . FRUIT GROWERS' BUSINESS  Fruit growers v/iU  ihvl  their  baiifcing requirements given ex'cry  c:irc and attention  if'  entrusted to this Kanlc. The Manager  V������< Aiki.lt    S*.J*.j>i4.������������K������.     ������������ ������ I' *   i-. i. j   v AH.-V. .-:������     V* ������������S.k^Sl  ������#a.  Owai.Imi^      ft  wu r������ /> r������  Geo. Anderson, a Vernon rancher,  parted company with 57 hogs last  week that netted him $2700���������eighteen  cents a pound. He is wintering 325 of  them.  Amateur hockey is very much in  evidence at Trail, Rossland, Phoenix  and Greenwood this year. The ladies  have one or more teams in each  centi-e.  The new police commissioners at  Grand Forks are putting ,the lid on  tight. In future citizens of the town  cannot even buy gasoline at a garage  on Sunday.  Grand Forks householders are now  paying .31.05 per month for water  where they have a tap and sink. If  they have a bath as well the charge is  $2.25 per month.  The men employed on the zinc  roasters at Trail smelter have n.  tobacco fund for the benefit of former  employees in thut department who  are now overseas.  The telephone exchange at Trail can  accommodate only 20 more telephones.  When these are installed a new building and bigger switchboards will havo  to be placed there.  ICjinlo council claims the town has  civic assets $01,300.50 in excess of  liabilities. T,;e auditor in a stickler  for exactness or he would have made  it the even $01.400,(10.  240 cases were tried in tho Nelson  police court last year, which brought  in fines aggregating $4,370. This is 01  cases loss than the year previous,  though llkO tr.tal flncu collected were  only $11 lighter.  Nelson is working overtime with  the minister of education for the  establishment ot ������i provincial normal  school at Nelson. School boards all  through the Kootenay and Boundary  are lending assistance.  The organization known as tho A������-  sociated Board** of Trade of South  Rant Kootenay In dead. The Cranbrook hoard will likely re-alVlliato with  the original associated board of B.C.,  which meets at Nehion thl������ month.  At leiiHt one KuhIo rVmdcitt complain:, of haying delivered to him  wood that had to ue thawed out before il would burn. It war. lu*arh~  wood, rather Loo vveii wa(.ei'*t.oaked  hetiee th������* tteceNHlt.y for the tliawio^  ro'Oiumn.  I        rft   ...     ......  oixiitxSTs ������rons  ������������is  thus enable the  game fish to increase  aed multiply more rapidly.  WANtEa���������Fait  wagon shafts, good  condition.    Send  73, Creston.  WANTED  price   to P.O.   Box  Price for pruning my   orchard   at  canyon.    Also good tenant for place  for 1918.    Ten  acres, all cleared; small  Good house, barn and  11 1I1VU|  pnnloe  miSV&Ff&E^     J^mJI  FORM F  implements.    Open for offers.    Write  .CX. ft>. X   V*-* .X.XxXj iUCSrt, n, I. 14^01  XJ.S. A., or Review Ouace, Creston.  Certificate of Improvements  NOTICE  Carolina, Old  Mike,   Old   Abe,   Gray  Rock  Mineral Claims,   situate in  the Nelson    Mining   Division   of  W est Kootenay District.    Where  located:   North     Fork     Summit  Creek.  TAKE   NOTICE    that   I,   Charles  Moore,  Engineer   and    Surveyor,   of  Nelson, B.C., acting as agent for Harris   Ginsberg   of Nelson,   B.C.,   Free  Miner's Certificate No, 0065(3,   intend,  sixty days from  the date  hereof, to  apply to the Mining Recorder for a  Certificate of Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining a  Crown  Grant  of tne aboye claims.  And fiil't.hot* tsilro Tir������t;,;*������o th:>t *>.*������Hi������n.  under section 85 must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements.  Dated   this 14th   dav   of   .Tanuarv,  A.D., 1018.  CHARLES MOORE, Agent.  notice of cancellation  of reserve  Notice is hereby given that the  reserve existing over Lot 10930. Group  1, Kootenay District, is cancelled for  the purpose of selling same to Mr. Jo������  Tebo.  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, B.C.. January 0, 1918.  Is there any  Meat in  the  House?  This is the llrst question that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  In for a meal. But why  worry ?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Lunch Meat  Bologna. Ac.  are   alwaya   to   be   had  here.    In meats nothing  <juite e'jMiilM 'Shamrock*  product.**..  HJ������9  HLxW a 9 n~w EB4D IBk.  m f*.m. ������   *   ft  & 6u.. on.  ..,������������������������������������   o.m.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  Kegulations  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba,, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, the North ���������  West TerTHtories and iu n portion of  the Pi*ovineeof British Cidumbia, mi������y  lu������ h>!ic:i>d for ;i term of *woT*ty-������>n*!*  yeai-s renewal for a further term of  12 yeai-s at an annual rental of $1 an  acre. Not more than 2.560 acres will  be leased to one applicant.  Application foi a lease most 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 territory the land imiftt  Ik* descrilH*d by sections, or legal subdivisions oj section*, and in unsnrvey-  ed territory the iraet upplu-d lorsiiulil  Im> tttaked out by the applicant himself  Each application lmibt be uccnmp-  anietl by n fee ot $5 which will be refunded if the right*' applied for are not  , av.utuhU". hut nut otln-iAv iw. A loyalty  ' shall l������* paid on the merchantable output of the mine at theruteof liveeentw  per ton.  The |m*i-mU! opcrutiiig the mine shai"  i uuui.-m uu.' .i.^*iii who .sworn icunu.s  Ineemmting for tin- full mianfify oi  j meiThantable coal mined and pay tin-  j royalty thereon. Tf the coal tinning  I righto aiv m,t ;>ting operated, hucIi  i i*������-tnrnw shovdd l������* furnished at. leant  I mice a vear.  j The lr.u.i- \,\\\ iiuhuh- the- co.'U  i nthiiujr rights only.  | For full iiuoiiiiulioji ������pplii-utt(i������t  ! s.hould lu- made to the Ki-cretary of tlu*  ( IJepartincut, or uu- itiirrinj-, ima-Wis,  ,ov to any *:L*4*rit or Sub-A gent n?  i Ilonumoii l^ukiiM.  W. W. COHY. Dc-p-.ity Miniatw  SI                                             X-*.\;    Xi.%4.   i  .... .  I x.y t%       ���������*������.., ., ,, tv  *..     ������ .,..*, 1:.....������ 1 ���������..,..# i ���������.,*������  l  ',, hwt .<ntt^wJwTt������n-yn������*>f  f*iy f Mtfc'-TWyw^tTMtrimna^'  mwmuam  mmm**mr.mx*\mTto*>xm,xxmli*m.  W^MMIWn..������MtM  iigalm!l1^8^1^^ ll.-J.li V   !   '������  w  awtft^vo-N,    B.  O.  .._..   tor Tnan  eaiity Uocisrs  For cleansing, purifying and beautifying the complexion, hands and hair,  Cuticura Soap is supreme, especially  when assisted by .touches of Cuticura  Ointment to soothe and heal the first  signs of skin troubles. For free sample ���������*" address post-card: "Cuticura, Dept.  fc, Boston, U. S. A." Sold by dealers  throughout the world.  j First Germany  In  Order to  Obtain    the    Sort  Peace That Would Be Worth  While  What will b*3 the effect of Lord  Lansdowno'g letter in Germany? j  Simply ro give thc military 'party,  -which is in complete control an opportunity to claim that Britain is  worn out with the war and ready to  quit. And any quitting now would .  be a German victory. Every utter-  ancc of importance from Germany \  shows that the party that brought  on the war as a war of conquest is  determined to end it on that basis  only.  The defeat of Germany is tlie first  requisite   to   obtaining-   the   sort      of  }JL������IV.^       LAI 11. I        |. V/I..M       u \~        *������v*������..������        .... ^   rible sacrifices  that have been  exacted   from   thc   nations   by  the   wicked  men  who   determined    on ^ a  dominion  to  be won by vioL....v..  There is not the slightest reason  to suppose that this is not the feeling in England. Lansdowne no  more speaks for Britain than La-  Follctte or Gore speak for the United States. Every nation has its faint  hearts. They arc not the men who  control.���������Kansas  City  Star.  Fop  soap.  For aoften  tag water.  If   For    removing Hi  paint.  rii M������������'<f8veeitin*g  B refrlgsrator*.  i sinks, closets,  B .-jrn������������a������n**f0l*BOO  I othes* ������������r|aoea*.  ^   *������FU������B ������OB������TITUTM.  B  IS  Torpedoboats  Dash    and    Swirl  Apparently Aimless Circles  Chasing Prey  "It was a" clear day off Folkestone.  In the channel two English torpedo  boats  loafed.    There was a   sudden  The    torpedo  steam and    began  VAWl������  x,-t.v  German Colonies  U. S. Firms Control  Canadian Fisheries  i ���������,���������  Dominate   Lake    Fisheries    Because  Chief Market Has Been in U.S.  Thc greater portion of thc Canadian lake fishing business is controlled by United States firms, and this  Is due to the fact that more than 90  per cent, oi the total output finds its  market in  the United States.  On our Great Lakes, a very large  fishing   industry   is   carried   on,      not  Easily  and   Quickly   Cured   with  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For   Sale   by   All  Douglas   &   Co.,   Prop'rs.  Dealers  Napanee,   Ont  Dnly  during  tlit:   summer  and  autumn  mid-winter, when  months but aiso in  the fish are taken Through the ice,  and. owing to climatic conditions.  can be transported long distances,  without requiring expensive methods  of refrigeration. They are frozen  naturally as soon as taken from the  water and are shipped to various centres in the United States especially  In the Western slates, although there  is a growing demand for Canadian  lake fish in Eastern markets aiso.���������  From 'Fish, Birds and Game,' published by tlie Commission of Conservation.  The Aili@d War Conference  Must Be  Free  for All Time  German  Oppression  Fortunately the Germans  world (get their colonies back until they  have, defeated the British navy. The  world has plain warning of what will  happen if- it places these enemies of  humanity in a position to renew then-  plot against mankind. The German  colonics would become places of  arms and bases for thc pirate submarines. In all the German plans  there is no thought for the native.  He is to be treated as a beast. As  a beast he' has been treated in the  past. In the German Southwest Africa forced labor was imposed on  every native from thc age of seven:  all natives could be flogged by any  member of the German police; and  no native could own horses or cattle. Thc allies, who believe in human  freedom and in tlie Christian doctrine of the worth to the individual,  cannot restore it at any price.���������London Daily  Mail.  stir   of  boats  put on  full  dashing about in apparently aimless  circles. A seaplane whirled out of  the bay and spun aloft, circling a  spot in the water. Watching crowds  saw a dark shadow which sank back  into the depths. Motor lorries hurried several detachments of soldiers  to the shore as the hovering guards  of the coast drove their prey toward  [land. j.he soldiers kept a cunous j  .p        I populace   back   until     dark.        Next j  The Results of the Conference Have  Been Highly Satisfactory  There  ha?   naturally   been   no   talk  sessions  Willi  terms  con-  have  LliC  of  Dread of Asthma makes countless  thousands miserable. Night after  night the attacks return and even  when brief respite is given the mind  Ss still in torment from continual anticipation. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Kemody changes all this. Relief  conies, and at once, while future attacks are warded oi'i, leaving thc afflicted one in a "tale of peace and  happiness lie once believed lie could  never enjoy. Inexpensive and sold  almost  everywhere.  STUDY AND EXERCISE  New   Servant-girl   Story  Tlie wife of a successful young literary man had hired a buxom Dutch  girl to do the housework. Several  weeks passed and from seeing- hc-r  master constantly about the house  thc ^irl received a:: erroneous  prcssion.  on  of peace aims at the inter-allied  fcrence  at Paris.    Thc  been   entirely     concerned  winning  of  the war.    Thc  peace  come  afterwards.  The results of the conference have  been highly satisfactory. Not only  lias the allied war council been established for land operations, but a  supreme inter-allied naval committee  of consultation also has been agreed  upon. Naturally in this connection  Great Britain's voice will be decisive  seeing thai her navy is the basis of  thc  entire  entente alliance.  Thc entente powers are now7 ready-  to prosecute the war with a singleness of purpose such as they have  not previously known. They can  control the British, French aud Italian fronts as one war theatre and  move troops and supplies accordingly. The resultant strengthening of  I their offensive and defensive power  ! will be considerable. And opportune  also. For the central powers, judging from their savage blows against  the Italians and on the Cauibrai  front, are fighting more fiercely than  they ever did in hope to secure a decision  before  thc  spring.  With thc million men or so they  will secure through Russia's defection, they hope to bring thc allies to  the peace-table in a few months.  They already realize that the sub-  . I marine piracy will never do it.���������Van-  im- ; couvcr World.  Overstudy and lack of exercise  make thin bloodless children. Study  does not usually hurt a child at  school unless thc studies encroach on  time that should be spent in out-  of-doors exercise. But lack of exercise and overstudy is a combination  that brings on St. Vitus dance. If  your boy or girl at school is thin and  pale, listless and inattentive, has a  fickle appetite, is unable to stand  still, j*ou must remember that health  is much more important than education, and more time should be given  to  exercise and recreation.  See to it at once that the child  does not overstudy, gets plenty of  out-of-door exercise, sleeps ten out  of every twenty-four hours, and  takes   a   safe,   reliable   tonic   like   Dr.  VV liiitnlib      x mjv    x ins    uiii.il    niC       uOiOi  returns to thc cheeks and lips and  the appetite becomes normal. For  growing children who become pale  and thin Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are  not only safe but in most  cases  arc  fj-lz^   t-r������..-i.'   1-ir.cf   *-/~,v������*r-   ft-iif    ."^n    1r\r>   i-'ztrr.r!  ...v        .   ������.������ J        ......Jt.      %.\s '..**      I...U.W      N-...4       ^4 V.      VIA.������*-..������  These pills build up the blood,  strengthen thc nerves and assist nature in keeping pace with rapid,  growth.  You can get Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills through any dealer in medicine,  or by mail postpaid at 50 cents a box,  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville*.  Out.  'morning  all  was  calm  as  usual,   but j  {another German submarine had been '  cannot \ added to the list captured by    Eng-j  land\s sea hunters.  "It happened just outside our window," MVs. Bates said. "We wanted  to see what became of the German  crew. But we were disappointed  Whatever happened was obscured by  darkness."  Mr. and Mrs. Bates were in England at thc beginning of the war.  They sailed for the United States in  September.  "It may sound strange," Mrs. Bates  said, "but about the best thing we  found when we got home was white  bread. After a diet of English war  bread���������a grayish sticky -substance  composed of a little wheat and a lot  of something else���������American bread  seemed the best' food we had ever  tasted."  On thc return voyage Mrs. Bates'  vessel was attacked twice by submarines. Thc first attack was late  on a clear morning. A lookout  sighted a periscope and thc wake of  a torpedo speeding toward the ship.  Thc vessel veered and the torpedo  passed 50 feet astern. Then the nav- '  al gun crew ttnlimbered their cannon  aud  the  U-boat  disappeared.  The next attack resulted disastrously for another of the kaiser's  sea terrors. The U-boat fired two  torpedoes, which missed. Naval gun  g    Exposure Aches    ������  I __ Cold rain, winds, and dampness I  B bring out the rheumatic achesl An .  a application of Sloan's Liniment will  1 soon have the blood circulating and  | the pain will disappear. For ncu-  | raigia. lame back, stiir necks sprains,  strains, and all muscle soreness.  Sloan'sLininacntcan'tbcbeat. Ncrubbinc:  it quickly penetrates and docs its work without stain or ������Jog������ing of tbejjores. Beitcr  then plotters or ointments. For cold feet or  hands try nnapplicatioo of Sloan's Liniment.  Generous sized bottler, nt all duggist*.  SAVE THE CALVES  wr  Mightiest      Gv,-iaj  sver     ' aimed     al  Abortion,     Steril>  Ity,   and    Prcnta<  turc Calving-, on������  or    one    hundred  cattle   treated    ia  S   minutes.      TJs<  one  half   of    out  product,    if     not  satisfied        rcturf.  *ne    balance    and  'et   voiir   money.  "iCalf   Savir"  riiBinvui'iiuv   S������*-*9     25     pounds  '���������al SS eBgfe7A\aJ*y      $4.00.      Send   foi  ������ji g'^Wililgiiii (������������ip pi������*^ printed   matter.  tac^usJJSSN'S    PRODUCTS  Plans   and   Head   Office,   Edmonton,   Albert**,  P.   O.   Box.   321  icrs sent a hail of shot toward the  periscope. Mrs. Bates counted 6"-*  shots. The captain of the gun crew  wouldn't tell what happened, bnl  ship gossip had it that the gun crew's  first shot disabled the "sub," and that  later it went  down.  In London Mrs. Bates saw the first  Zeppelin downed by an English airplane. She and her husband were  awakened by the roar of bursting-  bombs. They hurried into the street.  Hundreds of fingers of light darted  through the sky and finally thc Zep-  ro������T tv������a H*B  U?cdi������ Fresscte  _   _       Hospital* with  reat luccesi, cokes chronic wxaknsss lost vigqs  ������. VIM SIDNEY BLA-DDSn. SlSSASflS. DLOOD ?������150S.  tlVSS EITHER NO, DRUOGISTS or MAIL tl POST ������ CTt  POUOBRACO. W. BBBKMANST NSW VORR orLVMAN BROS  9-ORONTO     WRITE FOR PRCB BOOK TO Dr   LB CLER.O  .Msd Co.HaverstockBd. Hampstead London eko.  ���������TRY NEW DRAGEBirASTgLES5������ PORMOP    EASV   TO   X ������**������  THEKAPION aass^  Rail THAT   t-RADX   UAIiKKO  WORD     THERAPION     IB Oft  feus. eev-?. bt a������s? assisso to &&Z, ess uiss **������s*2*ssa  "C  CrC"  ���������i  A  said  like  "\  T  her  to   1  to  ;  Veil,  ��������� ������������������   Ki  a-p:-:-  a v  v -.:;  *"���������:-.'.'  llar.k,  day,  "'     she  "but  1  !i.-d.  with  "Veil,  X-  i: l" v.  b'a-4  had.  arly  all   children  arc  subject   to  is, and many are born with them.  ��������� l������fiu suffering by using Moth-  . i'.������>'  Worm   Exterminator,   the  min-ily of tuc kind that can be  yo-,1  g':U  Mi  IO'-.  rib  t.\-  DiphrhTi :*.  ;!  This Means You!  "laif less wheat, meat, sugar and  ���������'at*-, lo save for the army and our  aiiies," says thc food controller.  "I.-'.al more corn, oats and rve nro-  idnctf-a fish and poultry, fruits, vegc-  llaM'-s and potatoes, baked, boiled  aad   broiled   foods."  ' 1" i: i -a nu ana you! To ru-k the Canadian people to cat less of certain  'V'od-' in order that the soldiers at  ilw front may not go short is a mat-  te'-   i.>:'   in'.i.-na0   seriousness.  Over-fulfilled  Ragged Rogers���������Strange how few  of our youthful dreams come true,  ain't it?  Frayed Phil���������Oh, I duiino. I remember how I once yearned to wear  long pants. Now I guess I wear 'cm  longer than any men in the country.  '.'M  n.  ti:  1 !'  tin-  M  inai'd'ti   Liniment  Cow:;.  Cures  Garget   in  Mimic During- Air Raids  imj^mammmrm mi  Minimize The Fire  Peril By U iny  0x%xmMMmO^   M*x**'       Jx%. wSmS  Chemically Seh'~������r.fingui&liing  Tlie  Spirit,  in  i ii  i,.,i  the   fo  iiav    '  .<: i ��������� r ',  ���������a la.i  "-.   i'ii i  ,n  Britain That Will Not  Down  : of London town air  a:,ed to bv. ;i novelty,  o I'lecling tin-. trying  v. ith forlitude. J.)in-  int*���������-.i���������:  as   Ir'-fjueiitly  e;il  A Pill That Is Prized.*���������There have  been many pills put upon the market  and pressed upon the public attention, but none has endured so long  or met with so much favor as Pann-  1.    ���������..���������*��������� ���������    1  1 ri'ii *������?���������, .  citi; s    > eyuiauiu   aims. vv luesprcau  use of them has attested their great  value, and they need no further advertisement than this. Having firmly established themselves in public  esteem, they now rank without a  peer in tlie list of standard vegetable  preparations.  pelin was flooded with light. Two  English airplanes darted in, there  was a rattle of machine gun fire and  the Zeppelin fell in flames.  For the women of England Mrs.  Bates has tlie strongest praise. VVo-  men are doing everything, she says  ���������and working cheerfully. Wives of  noblemen arc serving in hospitals  under their former servants, scrubbing, carrying coal���������because English  hospitals generally are without steam  heat��������� making bandages and stooping gladly to thc hardest kind of  manual labor.  Cafes and theatres, now are attended chiefly by refugees, Mrs.  Bates  says.  "The_ English, without exception,  have given their entire time to the  Bates said. "If anyone  table for bridge she is  as   an     enemy    of      the  COTF0K   ROOT   COMPOUND  A s-Ve, refiaifc ra-*a/cff.--a ssA  dim. sold in three decree* o<  otrengtli. No. 1. $1; Nt-. 2. $Sj  No. S. $5 per box. Soli bv eVt  dn*-rri0U. or sent prev-afd 14  plain package on receipt of  price. Free pamphlet A4dr^  THE COOS MBD1CZWE C*3fe  3 c**?r������9������ OisS. {/*vsss**������* Krfsr&ss&i$  war," Mrs.  suggests a  looked   on  ������  *  Is si������ tsore Rec������*s*tf*y  than Smallpox.   ������.rta?  the almost, miraculous efficacy, aad bara>Ussa=s������s o" Aotityphoid Var.cieaUc-Ss  - Be vaccinated NOW by your physlcJan, you wsd  Sfour family. It Is more vital than bouse Insurance.  ixili your physician, dxaeeisx, or send for Have  you had Typhotdf" telling oi Typtiold *?������cclae,  results from us , and dtmecr from Tr/^hold Cairlet*).  TUC CUTTER IAB0BAT0RY,  BKBKELEY, CAl.  PBODUCINO VACCINE* ��������� SERUM* UNBEF. U. S. 60V. L1C8S58  The Sou! of a Piano ������ the  Action.    Insist on the  countr3\  Well Irrigated  George was hampered by a. mother  whose idea of godliness was cleanliness. Nolwitlistauding tlie frerpient  baths to which he \vas_ condemned  CJeorgc thrived exceedingly. One  day a neighbor remarked on his rapid grow tli.  "Yes," said George, "that's ma's  fault; she waters mc too much!"���������  Til-Hits.  t-  \;t;  a :  > i i i'  i i ii.  ���������: it  "ii,  ool,   be   cheery   and  i'. t< int������"d  thai   w'Iimi  Tho  \1nic?\<>������  With  . 4  . . ���������    ������  4 4 ilx.) lyt'Vti.'  41 \;  'LtMMkW  ILDVj  /  Ii  th**  (,';  nuk**!-  ���������A  11  ?.'.<*.  a, i.  -li.-.Ic  of  't/\  i  ii i  ii  .  ,-, -i  ������</i'h   *  ..!���������  ���������*. u  ���������M .< 1  -fi  lioiilu'".  \v  f.  il ". 1)1  f.i  hfromi l  rl  rad  tii-  flttB    ���������**���������"  M  M  "'i* **  '1  out  Loo\r.  ff������r  lUfi  VI.  r.:l!y -*-  If  r'     \  ! 1 ii y  ii ���������*.,  ���������������<���������������*<  iy   (Vtiai'llan  : i r r ��������� i    11 r; u I r ()  liuioi.   ���������.viii'.i������  li.f     nmt   ii  od     one*     it  1 ,'l������"Ull  Olt     ttl'-  .I ll'  <"n  f.. -,l  ���������pi,  ii,,  II..  itli  t     oi'i;,'!  ��������� v rl",  '���������it tan !'���������  an   .iii  ol  OI  I It r-  l'i'  nf  ��������� il'.l  < ,i -.  til'  ���������i  .-'li'  i ii 111'     I r< n i  in   a  ,,   i  "V.-.i-  ��������� )' (!������������������  linii'.li  >>Mt1|  I     ,. III   II  '.  'U'"'   '���������''"  r y mi i iii',  '.i ii ii.-  ���������    ' ' i:;r  I '.,! I   .'"  th  \YIiy suffer  from  corns  when  they  can he painlessly rooted out by usinj;'  Extravagance Is Under Suspicion  A Canadian correspondent, writing  from England, makes thc following  observation, which is not without its  significance for those who imagine  that they "must keep up appearances"  iu connection with the consumption  ol food:  "To he too well drestocl and too  fashionable nowadays induces the  suspicions to regard tlie luxurious  one as a profiteer or thc near relative of one of these onteasls."  Minard's   Liniment   Co.,   Limited.  Sirs,���������I   have     used     your     MINARD'S LINIMENT for' the  past 2S  and whilst I  have  occasionally  ii. ��������� .   i:..* - .    t <���������   1  wi,-*   iiiiiiiuiii,-,   x   i..tu   ntticjy   bi'j  that 1 have never used any equal to  yours.  If rubbed between the hands aud  inhaled frequently, it: will never fail  to cure cold in the head in 24 hours.  It is also thc Best for bruises,  sprains, etc.  Yours   Truly,  J.   <-*.' LESLIE.  Dartmouth.  UllU  Higel ?km Actios  Ji  Dc-)  CHRISTMAS  is near. Whj- not  buy ii Billiard  Table for the  boys ;t nd girls.  We have a top  Uliat will convert  'this t.-ible into  ���������limnc. library  *>������.   lai^l'o.,    *ii\l*  Equipment    free-.  SAMUEL  MAY  8c  CO.  Adelaide   St.   W.,    Toronto  lMON������Y~OKD'iiiRS  years  ..���������i  14 O >- vi.  ,lh  " loin  luiih- as  l 111 I    111 s i  "Villi  "Y<.a  vlr.it,     I  *,   (..oi ii   Cur  Sh  Yotinj*:'-  dinuer. "I  Economized  dear,"     said     Mrs.  tliry   sat   ilnwn   to  ;is   you   luld   im*   to,"  111<-;tit   about   economizing?"  Instead     of   buying   sirloin,  lnttiphi     :i     portcrhotisr'.      ft  nl,  "I:.    I  "Oh,  ill    tlie  il-.  no  he  sir,  id."  l-llix'        >'  of youia  Ik's just  -lUiltiinoi'  P  Dominion Express Foreign Cheques are  acceptec' by Field Cashier*; and Payn>astern  in 1-ranee for their lull lace value. There  iu no better way to tend money to the* boys  in   the   irennlies,  Hofig   Bristled   Up  i<ma.  .1. 4^&  =  adoh'sci nt :"  a little queer  American.  7/VI3 Grattwlrit������<l Eyelid ������r  ll'llliotll'W For* l'Vf<, Fv������**> M������fl������iw������<l <������i*  i'lin, Vxixl uwii WinJquiMy  r#ll#v������il by Murine.  Try It Itk  ��������� mix*'/-. if. \n.ttr f.iox xr..\ in H .*...' ������ l-'������i������<^  fllPILKt OL>jK������SuiiH!*-*r,l������itK7������C������Mf������)K������  ���������:..-. Vi  * J v-   ������ i  Preparing for a Hn rve fit  As thc oats in her hat nodded and  trembled they persistently lidded lhc  car of thc man aealcd m-u to Iju--.  lie stood it in silence for some  timp, then lie ostentatiously took a  huge pocket Icuifc ont of his pocket  and begun to sharpen it on thc sole  ui   iiu.   boot.  "Whalever pre you ''������������������golnp; to t1-  d-do?," cried the girl.  "Oh, don't worry, Mies!" said thc  man, testing thc edge of the Made  <ii his thumb. "Hut th< next time  a;,   them  oats  ft'ets  in   my  cwv  there's  I'.oinf',   to   be   :i   iiurt������. *-i." l'il l.tlnu'Mli  Uiap.ili.Ii.  WMiMSB  Kiwsran  .,-.������������. At Y������.,.r Diutiald'*  ������,r li������  *-*���������# tjikli, toe p.r l*.nlm. idmIu.I������*��������������� |  'N  o,  .Il .111'.  J *..,.������ i....^, i.i  ������,,i... r^rntsjtjiw.-n-iros.  rUk SiSartue IKjrw n*m<i^sf Co.. ������Clitcai������������ ������  \V*������Iit V  lournal.  j >"* *-  mum,  ,. . i  '"������������������ ii-'  ���������������\;..,t.--d  I'm  food  i i   r  coiv;r,n;< i  i       ..    *     ���������  -1.0UKSVIUC    ������wOunej-  H  "permit mc to introduce ^ Air. Hogg,  author of tho!-e delightfully clever  poems you      t:st  have  read."  "I am pds"*c* to meet Mr. ITop-g,"  said the young- woman. "Pardon the  question, but is that your real name?"  "Certainly." said Hogg, bristling1  up. "Did you think it was my pen  name?"  W.      N.      V.  11*11  !,rw-r***<. ���������fyfrwr^ww  mimimm*wm*m*w*^*m������mm^m+m*������*i  iiiiMMiannwim mriiwim<-*y������wiflinimrttii  InfflBirt-tlMi BHillif'iivri'lll'^i*! il'tiff*-���������"-'*"--���������-���������" THE     BFiVTEW.     (TRT^TOTT,     B.     C.  1  ���������B  HHHtf*  auk iS ENMNG  rocativtiie rAlice s\v tho aiires  a-  B  B  _  *������-g *sr������  ill".  ������9   Sa ���������ngfl  IB'  THE  FATE   OF  DEMOCRACY  IS  IN  THE BALANCE  Winston spencer  T*f������*������i*'*������ lieac T^I  hurchsii, isritish Minister of Munitions, Says  a Nfoment During the War when  There was Less Excuse for being Misled on Issues  India's Fart in the War  eyer Been  Speaking at Bedford recently on  the subject of thc__ allies' war _ aims,  Winston Spencer Churchill, minister  of munitions, said that the situation  wag more serious than it had been  reasonable three months ago to expect. The country and thc allied  cause, Colonel Churchill added, were  endangered. The future of the British empire and of democratic civilization was hanging- in thc balance and  would continue to hang there for a  considerable  period.  There arc people who ���������"*V'S*J *-������  bring about a premature peace. They  arc listening- to the sophistries and  dangerous counsel of certain politicians. People who say 'Re-state  your war aims,' really mean to make  peace with thc victorious Huns.  "The British do not mean to put  up anything but thc legitimate and  righteous aims with which we entered the war, and if such an issue as  this were seriously raised,' it could  be decided only by the whole nation.  7, cannot see that there is thc slightest danger  in   submitting   that   ques  Kilts Strike Terror  Contributions of Men and Wealth in  the Defence of British  Empire  The visit to the great Eastern Dependency of Mr, Montagu, the secretary of state for India, has revived  interest in the political unrest which  has developed in that country as one  of the by-products of the European  war. What India has done in this  war must form an important factor  when the question of political reform comes up for review.  Despite the subtle machinations of  has  by  iiitiaii itfw AiftTLAIlE ������j riiiuui  TA rAMCT A MTINADIC ED fill I AMR AM  1U Will! 1 All lilllll Jbb I'lUIMl IAU1IIU11  m ������n   ���������  *"��������� u. S    A    ~*\���������i.  m7*    ���������    ~*~2 tT    T^ TTT' **    ** *^^ w *w nxm *m   m   m    wm n  0. r-������������**i^~������.oc!  ���������ry-r tn ,r-**r������w������  Details  of thm Thrs!!Ia������g Adventures s! a British Airplane Ths*  Flew from London to Constantinople and Successfully Bombed  ixjiia buuUUU  lit  Turkish Warshls  and War Uinee and Ret-arised Sfsfeiy  tion to he free decision of he whole  nation.  "President Wilson's statement of  war aims is good enough for me.  We mean to win the war, however  long it may take. If Russia has  fallen out of thc ranks, thc United  States has fallen in and is corning  to our aid. The longer Great Britain  and America' arc ugh ling- side by  side, the closer they will" be drawn  together. That is a tremendous  fact, and it will make amends for  what we are now suffering."  After frankly dealing with the present unfavorable war situation, he  said this was entirely due to the fact  that_.;..,Russia had been thoroughly  beaten by German intrigue and gold,  no less than German steel. This had  robbed the allies of their prize when  almost within  their grasp.  "Wc shall not be beaten by perils  and sufferings, we have not deserved." he declared, amid loud j  cheers. "Our aims arc exactly what  they were in August, 1914. when Belgium was invaded. We have -not increased our aims and we shall not  diminish them one jot. There has  never been a moment during thc war  when patriotic men had less excuse  than thc present for being misled by  sophistries  and  dangerous   counsels.  "Our sole aim is that tlie prepe-  trators of these innumerable crimes  shall not profit thereby and emerge  stronger than before. That is As-  quith's and Lord George's and Wilson's war aim, and I cannot conceive of any situation arising, whereby the war will be prolonged one unnecessary day solely through thc  question  of  territorial   gain.  "We are not lighting for booty or  revenge. The British empire will be  satisfied when Prussian militarism is  unmistakably beaten and thc German  people saved from militarism and its  evil spell."  vjerman /^.ttacts r rustrated  ence of Mind of the Colonel  The very sight of the kilt strikes  terror into the hearts of the average  German soldier. A man who went  overseas with a Western highland  battalion writes of a German attack  which was frustrated by the wit of  his colonel and the fear of the kilt.  "One day," he says, "the Fritzes had  just massed, and were beginning to  top their parapet for a charge, when,  to our utter amazement and consternation, thc colonel sprang up the ladder, and in a trice was out on our  own parapet for all tlie Germans to  see.  "Before wc could realize what had  happened, he raised his arms, shouting at the pitch of his voice: "Come  on, Gorclons> Camerons and Sca-  forths, come on!"  "For a moment we didn't understand, and then we let out such a  yell, and let drive such a terrible volley that the Fritzes, to a man, turned tail, and before you could have  said "Jack Robinson" every mother's  son of them was back again in the  trenches���������the charge was 'off'���������and  the colonel stepped down, smiling.  "It was the colonel's wit that had  saved the situation. Those Germans  must have thought that all the clans  of Scotland were at his back. As- a  matter of fact, had they come over  they would have found only a handful of men to deal with."  Allies Need Much Wheat  Greatest   Deficiency    in    Production  Has Occurred in France  Mr. T. K. Doherty, commissioner  for Canada of the international institute, estimates that the wheat production of the world for 1917 is about  93,000,000 bushels less than last year  and about 414,000,000 bushels, or over  10 per cent, less than the  average.  The European and Mediterranean  countries, both neutral and allied,  which depend largely on the outside  world for their supplies are Denmark.  France, Greece, Italy, Holland, Nor  i'ortugai.   v_yprus  v;ay������ 1 onugcti, v,yjjrus ana Malta,  Spam, Sweden, Great Britain, Ireland, Egypt, Tunis, Switzerland and  Belgium. These countries produced  570,087,000 bushels of wheat in 1917  as against 706,073,000 bushels in 1916.  and an average of 782,791,000 bushels  in the five pre-war vears, a decrease  of 135,186,000 bushels or 19.2 per  cent, from 1916 and of 211,904,000,  or 27 per cent, from thc pre-war average. Thc greatest deficiency exists in France, where thc 1917 crop  is 172,669,000 bushels less than the  average production of 317,639,000  bushels for five years before the war.  Germany, India as a whole has prov  ed her loyalty in this conflict. It was  one of the hopes of Berlin that Britain would be hampered in the great  struggle by an insurrection in India.  After three years of war, India has  stood  the  test.     Not  only # has     she  been free from serious uprisings, but  she has done magnificent service    to  the empire.    At the beginning of the  war the army in India was comprised  of 78,000 British and 158,000     native  troops.      From    this    comparatively  small  army India  has  succeeded    in  building up   successive   expeditionary  forces  that are   doing  splendid    service in various fields of    war.     The  entry of Turkey into thc war was a  serious   strain upon   the  loyalty     of  the Mohammedan race, but the sixty  millions  of that  faith  remained firm  in their allegiance to the British emperor.   Among thc tasks entrusted to  native  Indian troops were    the    defence of their own country, aud thc  advance in Gallipoli when the Gurkhas  fought their  way side  by     side  with British troops to within sight of  the  Hellespont.     In   France,   in    the  early stages of the campaign, Indian  troops   took  part   in   thc   series      of  battles  that  culminated  in  thc  three  days' fight at Neuve Chapelle.   Later  these  forces    were    transferred      to  Mesopotamia, where they have    won  distinction  and  honor    in   thc    very  heavy fighting which has taken place  in that region. -  As a granary of tho Empire and a  source of supplies for the British  armies, India has played a notable  part. Since the outbreak of war she  has sent Britain wheat to the value  of fifty-five million dollars. In addition she supplied Britain, in the first  critical weeks of the war, with ninety  million rounds of small arms ammunition, a large number of rifles, and  330 modern field guns. In raw materials alone Britain has drawn from  India hides to supply twelve million  pairs of boots. India bears the expenditure of maintaining her own  troops abroad, which is estimated at  a total to date of seventy-five million  *-~ ���������1 dunars. xn audstion she has made a  free grant of five hundred million  dollars towards the cost of the war.  The ruling chiefs have added to this  by munificent personal contributions  that attest their loyalty and devotion  toBritain.  in view of what India has accomplished, her claim to fuller powers of  self-government should not lightly be  dismissed.���������Toronto Globe.  Foir a Permanent Pesee  -o  x'q .Prevent tne siigls oi & vv a?  Future  We fight for a permanent    peace.  Never again" settlement, which  shall exclude the risk o" "  ing renewed after a few years'  but what we perhaps do not realize  is that a war ten or twenty or thirty  * conflicts be-  Li iaC\^.,  The story of a British battle airplane's flight to Constantinople from  London and its sequel- in the bombing of German headquarters and the  Turkish war office there, was told recently by Handley Page and Basil  Johnson, whose firm, Rolls Royce,  Ltd... built the engines that flew the  2,000 miles without a hitch. Loading  up at Hendon, the machine proceeded  to Paris and Lyons, and to avoid the  years  hence  would not  merelv     re-1 -"-ips continued i>y way oi Marseilles,  peat the horrors of thc past struggle, j From Marseilles the journey was by  but incalculably increase them. One  has only to reflect on the development of the air arm, or on thc possibilities of chemical warfare, to see  that these terrible novelties, which  are still in the infancy of invention,  must, if twenty or thirty years of  intense civilized ingenuity are concentrated on their development, entail horrors upon whole populations,  military and civil, beside which the  experience of the last three years  would pale into insignificance.���������London Daily Chronicle.  way of Spczia to Pisa, Rome, and  Naples, which was the last point over friendly country.  The next and perhaps most difficult stage of the journey was over  the Albanian Alps to Saloniki, a  trip of 250 miles acres* mountains  varying from 7,000 to .10,000 feet in  height, with no suitable place for  a landing in case of need. Squadron Commander Savoy, who was  chief pilot, told him, Handley Page  said, that they could well see Bulgarian horsemen below who were  running about in every direction  waiting for a chance to kill them if  Pins His Faith iai -U-Boate T^&^&g?��������� to kU1 thcm  From    Saloniki    the    advc  ("ironrl  A A ��������� *������-.?  4. ..UJ11X1 CLx  X>i. lVtftV.ll  tests made  in  of   thc     Ohio  Buckwheat  ,u   or   whoic-  Buckwheat Bread and Cake  Have .Been Found   Appetizing   Substitutes for Wheat  Buckwheat broad and "buckcake"  have been found appetizing substitutes for wheat-Hour, iu  the baking laboratory  Experiment Station,  bread resembles Germ:  wheat bread in  color and llavor.  For this bread a cake of yeast  and two tablespoonfuls of sugar or  molasses are added to a cup of milk  and a cup of water; then a table-  spoonful of lard or butter is put in,  and finally 2 1-2 cups of buckwheat  flour and  a  cup  of  wheat  Hour    arc  c:tffrerl    in     l.-Jll.     i_l;ww*     (n'Konnncr.il     o f  salt. When tlie mixture is' like a Miff  ���������batter, it is ready to be, put in greased pans and after rising two hours  baked  for -10 minutes   or  more.  For buekeake, three-quart its of a  cup of buckwheat flour is added to  as much wheat Hour, three teaspoons-  ful of sugar or molasses and a ten-  spoonful of sail; then add three-  quarters of ;i cup oi milk, a well-  beaten ���������������;��������������������������������������������� iiml :i taUe^pnonfnl f.f  melted butler, and bake for 25 minutes  in   hot  oven.  France's Food Situation  T?r  xvvviuiis; iri-wi-j i'lom This Continent to Make up Shortage  In a recent statement issued by  Mr. Maurice Long minister for general revictualling of France, it was  shown that the 1917 wheat crop of  France was only 39,900,000 hundredweights, as compared with 87,830,000  in 1913, 76,930,000 in 1914, 60,630-  000 in 1915 and 58,410,000 in 1916.  The entire production in France this  year of cereals, potatoes aud beet  root was only 222,000,000 hundredweights as against a production in  1913 of 358,000,000. From this it is  evident   that  with  the  most  rigorous  ���������rationing,  France will  require to iiu-  . ���������   i.....  .  -> j  than  cereals.      I  North  An  The First Requisite  Military Defeat Necessary to Secure  a Durable Peace  If Germany cannot be compelled  to submit to law and civilization now,  what possible chance is there of compelling Germany to submit after a  truce has been made? If the nations  that recognize^ the supremacy of law  and treaty obligations cannot employ  their police power successfully in  this conflict, will they ever be able to  employ it successfully? The first requisite lo an international agreement  that can command respect is thc military defeat of Germany, and without  that an agreement is not worth the  paper upon which it is written. We  shall be where wc were previous to  ivi4, witii German autocracy ready  to strike again for world dominion  the moment thc prize seems to be  within  reach.  A durable peace will never be won  by men who arc ready lo bargain for  a temporary peace, and if a durable  peace  cannot    be obtained,  Germany  Up  to Present Great    Britain    Has  Won Rather Than Lost, Says  Von Tirpitz  The      German *   papers       contain  lengthy accounts  of the  speech     of  von     iirpitz    before  (     tlm     17., t-li *������*-..  X        X..\a       4k   l*k..*~*  land party, in    which    the    admiral  said:  "Up to the present in this war  Great Britain has won, rather than  lost. Peace based on the status quo  ante or on renunciation, therefore, is  out of the question for Germany."  With reference to the rumor that  Germany would give up Zcebrugge  and Ostend if the British evacuated  Calais, von Tirpitz said:  "The evacuation of Calais would  never be equivalent to the loss of  such first-class security. Moreover,  the channel tunnel will become a  fact after the war. For real security  avc should have besides Flanders and  Antwero, Calais and Boulogne. The  rumor In question is a screen behind which the question of Flanders  might be permitted to disappear.  "The pretext that we cannot coerce Great Britain and America falls  to the ground when wc consider the  growing scarcity of the cargo space  of our ruthless arch-enemy. The  time for final decision will come  when real distress begins to take the  place of merely threatening distress.  That time will come. It is only a  question of keeping cool."  lurous  party flew to their base, ov hauled  the machine and preparer* or a  long-distance bombing expedition to  Constantinople, a distance of about  320 miles. On their attacking trip  they set forth with sixteen bombs  each weighing 112 pounds and on  arriving at the Sea of Marmora  they throttled down from 2*000 to  1.600 feet, the Golden Horn and  other points being clearly in view  After a short survey of the lights  of Constantinople, _ and in order to  make sure of their objectives, they  came down to 800 feet and dropped  a salvo of four bombs, hoping to  reach the German battle cruiser  Goeben, which was anchored just  beneath them. "Unfortunately ihey  missed the  ship, but thei      managed  ..v      .1...      Out      Oi        .tw      OUU1UA1JUV9 Lftidl,  were   lying  Turning on  airmen  has  won  the   war,  no  matter  l...-!.,rv      (1 ,...   r->    ..iv,    iw...*..^    jvi**     nut   *v-^>.->  ���������1(),0(HI,l)(H) hundredweights of  t lies chiefly with the  erieau continent  to    make  concessions Prussinnistn    may  at    thc  Wo vi d  council    table.���������New  what  make  V ork  Means Greater Sacrifice  Hoover Says Food Situation   Grows  Graver in Europe  A warning was sounded by Herbert C. Hoover, food administrator,  that the American people were to be  called upon to sacrifice far more in  order to feed thc allies and friendly  ncturals than was at first thought  i necessary. "Starvation on an unparalleled scale must ensue abroad unless there was a hearty response,"  Mr. Hoover said.  The food situation in F.urope," he  !?.*'     .vt'ii./.i-     ) l.n .-i     -������.���������!>,>.i     11-> x.  preliminary survey of the food supply of the world was made for this  year. We have an abundance for  ourselves, and it is the policy of the  food administration by the prevention of exports U> retain for our  people an ample supply of every essential foodstuff. The harvests of  our allies have, proved less than wc  had contemplated and the great curtailment of shipping by the submarines   Uliriiig   iiie   I.tM.   ii:\\    iitomua   has  -������i/t  ��������� ��������� -.,  submarines  alongside her.  their course, thc British  made another attack on the  ifiu lijiic, in spite oj me  attentions of a number of Turkish  and German anti-aircraft guns, managed to plant four bombs on the bat-  tle_ cruiser. Then they flew up to a  ship called The General, which was  the headquarters of the German staff  and dropped two bombs on her, to  the great consternation of naval and  military officers assembled in her saloons. One more target too tempting to be missed attracted the intrepid aviators, and they nest made their  way to that part of the city where  the Turkish war office is situated,  and dropped two bombs on the building.  After half an hour's bombing of  Constantinople the airmen turned  round and started back to their base,  Flight- Commander McLcllan relieving his chief in steering. They  had not escaped without damage,  but even after one engine had been  put out of action, they were able  to get away without serious damage  from guns  below.  iuiiidley Page Said ihat Engineer  Lieut. Rawlings, who was one of  the party, reported they had no  trouble at all with their engines, although water in the rndiators boiled   on   out*  vcrv  Iiot   dnv  up  this  shortage.  Shortage Now and After the War  ,M.r. l.\. F. Smith oi* ihe U'i'  Slates department of agriculture,  speaking before th,- National Academy of Science, at the University of  .Pennsylvania said that follow inf the  preheat war llieie would be a .shortage of wheat for many years. I-'vcry  gun tired iu J'.urope, lie said, burned  tip a definite quantity of thc comparatively   rare  fixed   nitrogen    required  ..;.    ihi    l..i;,ie    fel'ili,.ei    foi    ;,i.."il.  The Bulldog Has His Teeth In  Wc must be prepared for a long  war, and we. must make up our .minds  to all the economies and all the possible, privations which that prospect  demands irom our whole population.  That is how we shall win. The British bulldog has his teeth in his enemy's throat, and severe though thc  punishment has been which he has  ieii i taken, lie will never let go. .1 hat is  how "th. great race to which we belong" achieved its greatness, preserved its liberties, and secured for  ���������smaller and n*f������:i|.*er ncnnl<io th<v<*  "place in the sun." That is how,  wiih tlu- steady and loyal help of its  allies, it will vindicate the same  righteous ends and win this war.���������  London Times.  Licenses to Sell Cereals  New Regulation Issued in Statcmem*  by Hon. W. J. Hanna, Food  Controller  Thc  ukuio-a  cals   in  pounds  food controller has issued rcg-  s  governing the   trade  in   cur-  packag-.'.5  of    less  ..than    20  weight.       They  provide  that  I  aclier--.\'ow.   Koiiert,    can  I'll     "a      hov\     a    ti.ll       il.ll||;s     wii!  head  downward?  i', ,i ,i,..      mi,...   .     ...:    ���������     ,* -,    ...-,,.  u  '���������iiimiu-y  hat   or  an  acrobat "-  t/,.,    'j'.:,.,   -���������.-':���������!  von  'I.ia  4tuv  The New Confederation  The great confederation of Atlantic  nations commanding the naval power of Great Britain, the 'British and  French military power, and the developing strength of lhc United  Stales is able to hold and doTeat the  power of central Europe. If it comes  lo this test before there is a decision, thc decision must be in favor  of the Atlantic confederation into  which tho United States is to pour its  whole strength, We are not eliminating any ally or discounting the.  power of v^i'iimcf of any one.  Whatever lliey add to the allied effort and what ver they sublract from  thc Germanic power is an addition to  the.   strength   agaiiuil   Germany.-���������Chi-  :������.->  further prevented  ihem from    access | turer  to remote markets,  "Beyond thc demands of thc allies  there is a call upon us by the friendly  neutrals for food, aud if we cannot  at least in part respond to these neutral calls, starvation on an unparalleled  scale   must  ensue."  of  breakfast   foods   or   cereals,  11 manufacture for sale  Nerdn More Reserven  tension:; of the areaa set  as     lot est  W.       M.  U.  West  Further e-  apart  iu   Western  Can ad  fi'M'I'Vi-.s   .'He    nnlrh    In   1������#*   ni'v.it'f'1     Mo  '���������'ueh reserves have been made since  I'M.?, tiu-uv-li ii'iy iiii. iih f.-.L'e ;,ia;.:'.  have been found upon c-triniinatlou  to be chiefly valuable for forest pui-  h'veiy man starts this_ life on an  equal basis. One baby is as much  a force as another���������the individual is  naught- time is the factor. We are  all given tin; same amount of lime  each day- -you have twenty four  hours and so have T,  for -  i's ci'imiiiv is filled wiih Ilea   aud   <  own    hue    granary    Is "allow adi  filtered    thought::.      Tn i >f-^'  is necessary  to  (prnr-r ' 1M'<1  Conservation Notes  The largest reserve, of coal in Canada  is   situated  in    Alberta,   Saskatchewan and  British Columbia.  At least 70 per cent, of all fires in i  Canada is believed to originate  from  some  form  of careles.".ncss  and  neglect.  The gradual exhaustion of the anthracite coal resources of tlie United '  year  for   this  class   of  coal. (  It is hardly possible to  reali::c t!;c|  lack of knowledge of proper gardening method.4; winch exists among tho  fanning   population   of     certain   f>cr-  tious ol the  country.  in Canada  or sell in Canada such breakfast  foods or cereals in original packages  oi lc-;-- than JO pounds without lust  obtaining a license from the food  controller for each kind of breakfast  food or cereal lnauufu-clurt-d. License  fees ranging from Sj'lO and tipv.auds  are to be charged.  tl    IUHI.H.1^        I-Uvt        l.lilll        UI..IU   1-  ..Ill  r.ot   be   required   to   secure   a   !i  cense  tor  th; sale  cf breakfast food*-  or  cereals manufactured    under    li  i"i use  ot  thc  food controller.  Dutch arc Cautious  In tiie second chamber at  Hague, war minUter De Tonca'  answer to ;. oti-stion, said th:  Older to protect l.hucli iroiiuer Uiv.ii-.  from damage by ���������������'���������'' r.;ids the Paul:  flag will be flown from church steeple.-,   but  no  etTc.;;ive  protective  uiea*.-  t! ic-  ia  in  v.res   ha  lea ii.ii  Your famus  grain���������your  -..terrd with  both  onsr't it  Burlap  ion  AlVl  the crop  i'mo Ttllcu.  before thc otore-hotiue can  ���������������������������I?  curtains make good protec-  ,v:*ukv,vs and doors o! vtab-  'ther  animal  houses,    T!-.*.***  iiismou ol  air inn uo not ai-  dr.'tft'i.     A  burlap  grain  I:���������"*"* rip  open  and   tackeu  over   tiie: operi-  of   the   sow  or  hog     house  will  <W* i * *      v. h* * -v *       *.���������������.���������������*-...-      fc- ��������� ��������� \ -,      ���������������..,**���������  1 no I  i dan  i  lu en   found   for  nigiit   nine,  (;���������). L I nl.ii'liia,   im:   ;������il������<>..11,    ii.i.������  1 eliiMJii   to   l'u>'   Coliipi li:-a iuai    f'.i  age dor.e by their anin.-v,  en ii.  }.���������������������������'��������� u   have  a  *>Ul������t     llHJl.i,  Fire Water Only  tin  I :...! I      l< ' \. I  iirh-T   of  W;  w;.ic;  Colcn.l  for-*     M'-.'f  |!!u('i;r.'a  (\, o r i" v'  -Uale  i at  F������=T������������������������j  ^:ii1alWw'rnMiwteiiii'.i  ������-y.ir������iiaii������MiiiiiiiiiHw<liwixiiiU������j���������    ���������������������'"."i!mi"Ji''!.i!']������;TOi|i������������m ���������ffiJS  CRBSTOH  SEVSSW  cat aiad Persona.::  Gordon Smith is home fa ont Phoe=  nix, to spend a few days with his wife  and family in Creston.  Oiwjan   For    Salk���������Six-octave,   in  piano case,   and  in  fine condi  Apply Review Office, Creston.  Miss Alice Embree is home from  Wardener for a few weeks' vacation  with her mother, Mrs. Repsomer.  Mrs. T. Baines left on Tuesday for  Cranbrook. where she will undergo  tre&L/nienu \xi i^v. Ijjugene nOspi^ai.  Mackinaw Shirts, Lumbermen's 3-  iace rubbers, in all sizes, almost at  your own price.���������Mawson Brothers.  Milk and Cream For Sale���������Will  uenVer to a  and   after  Feb.  Creston.  Oi   uliSiiOHiei'S On  15th.~-F.  K.   Smith,  Mrs. G. Markwick of Medicine Hat,  Alta., who has been Mrs. Cook's guest  for the past month, left for home on  Sunday.  Bees For Lale���������12-frame hives,  Golden Italians, $12.50 per hive delivered in the Valley.���������W. V. Jackson, Creston.  Mrs. Fred Taylor and children left  on Monday for Flagstone, B C where  Fred is working as sawyer in a mill  the past vear.  Cow ForSale���������Will freshen March  1st.���������A. H. Couling, Creston.  Rev. M. W. Lees is claiming honors  for the first 1918 chicken hatching.  A clucker of his brought out eight  Black Minorca chicks on Feb. 9th.  K. S. McCreathanl R. Lamonteaoh  unloaded a car of Lethbridge coal this  week, nicely relieving a stortage in  this class of fuel. This makes five  cars of coal to come Creston's way  winter.  "Mr. Bob" is the name of the play  the Creston dramatic club is presenting on Easter Monday for the benefit  of the Military Y.M.C. A. It is a two-  act comedy with a cast of seven  characters.  At- a directors* meetin0* of the Creston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd., on  Saturday night, R. B. Staples was engaged as sales manager for the organization for 1918. Jas. Compton is the  1918 president.  Mr. Winslow, a Codville, Wash.,  lumberman, has been here a few days  watching the operations of the cater-  dillar engines at Canyon City Lumber  Co. logging. The firm he is with contemplate using them extensively.  There will be Presbyteriau service at  2.30 this Sunday afternoon, with  sacrament of the Lord's Snpper at the  close, the morning service being withdrawn   in   consequence.     At   7.30   a  ROi  Whll  synoaf. rraniary inn  Creston Lodge Knights of Pythias  officers were installed at Tuesday  night's meeting by E. C. Gibbs, M.E..  and are as follows:  C.C.���������Dr. Henderson.  V.O.���������Thos. Harris.  K. of R.S.��������� G. A. M. Young.  some cold nearly a,  road  ill winter, is now on  to   his   former go d  M. of B.���������B. C.  W5  Sunday School at 10.30  NO SERVICE IN THE  MORNING.  Special Praise and Preaching  Service at 2.80 p.m.  ���������in order th;it the people from the  surrounding districts" may be able to  ,.4.x i oTTDTOnm.       linn.-    Tt:viT~������  Government a Progressive Element in  Human Lives." COMMUNION AT  THE CLOSE.  Special Praise Service at 7,30  p.m. by the choir.  Hearty Invitation extended to all.  REV. G. S. WOOD, Pat-tor.  M. of W.���������S. A. Speers.  Prelate���������D. Seott,  M. of A.���������R. S. Bevan.  I.G.���������John Hobden.  O.G.���������W. B. Embree.  Members of the lodge, who are overseas, and to whom Christmas boxes  were .sent, have all pretty well acknowledged receiving the gifts, and  express full appreciation oi weing tutis  the   high  health.  The poultry stock at Hotel Bysouth  must be double crewed or working  triple shift these time���������judging by  the splendid supply of fresh eggs  Hostess Bysouth is serving at present.  remembered.  ,.������ 8*  *&3>bb assess  sg^yg? msss������ GSiris*' &������gg������a  Mrs. and Miss Goodman, our teacher, were yisitors to Bonners Ferry on  Saturday, with another daughter,  who is leaving on a trip to eastern  U.S. points.  With a yiew to the encouragement  of agricultural activities of the boys  and girls at Creston a Boys and Girls  Club has been formed at Creston  school. The first purpose of the eluu^  is to hold competitions open to all  boys arid girls of the district between  the ages of ten and seventeen in as  many of the following as possible:  Potato growing.  Corn growing.  Pig raising.  Poultry raising.  Calf raising.  The entrance fee is 25 cents and each  comuetitor in this branch of the club's  Seed  Potatoes  For  Salb-GoW ! sPecial Praise service by the choir'  Coin variety, and  all free from scab, j  ���������Apply Creston FruitGrowers Union,  Ltd., Creston.  F. H. Pym, assistant forester, Cranbrook, is here this week doing some  cruising in the timber areas in the  Creston Valley.  Monday   was  the  last day  for re-  Notices as to the 1918 school taxes  came to hand the early part of the  week. The total assessment of the  school district is $527,000, and the rate  is 10 mills, though the trustees are  only asking for $4,500 for the year.  Holy Cross Church ladies St. Patrick's celebration on Mai-ch   18th,  will  There was a congestion oi freight in wo,.*K c}lo enter for one competition  the yard the latter part of the week, on]y. Handsome prizes, four in each  and Creston had to be called upon to I competition, are offered by the de-  store some of the westbound traffic.        partment of agriculture.   \  ceiving    beginners   at     the   Creston j include both cards and dancing, tables  school.    Nine  new  scholars   were enrolled for the term.  Misses Augusta and Bernadette  Doyle of Nelson, were here for the  masquerade on Friday night, guests of  Mrs. F. H. Jackson.  1  Wine of  Cod Liver Oil  Compound  being provided for those who wish to  indulge in whist while the dancing is  under way. Prizes will be given for  whist.  At their session on Tuesday afternoon the Creston Red Cross ladies  packed two more cases of supplies for  shipment. In the. shipment was 9  trench caps, 48 stretcher caps. 18  towels, old linen. 13 suit's pyjamas,  -end 65 handkerchiefs.  Nelson the latter part of the month.  This organization will be invited to  meet at Creston in 1919.  AUCTION SALE���������The property of  Messrs. Goodwin and Fraser, at the  Fruit Growers' Union warehouse, on  Saturday afternoon, Feb. 23rd, at two  o'clock. Household furniture, implements, etc. Also a purebred pedigreed Duroc-Jersey hoar. Terms;  cash.    J. F. Rose, auctioneer.  R. M. Reid, who has been workin g  *afc Drumhelier and Hanna, Alta.,  since leaving here, has  been   called to  oi^������������������4.^������    r\���������x       H/T-...L.    T>a;r1't,    V>������>.������l*-t-������ xtnt;  X I. <l iJ &,������ .������J,    Villi)     ........     *.������v.������x.������  .���������       ...-..,������*.'.-    ...��������� ���������  being right. It is likely Bob will remain east for a f������W mohths at. least.  Frienas here will wish Mrs. Reid a  speedy return to her usual activity.  Mrs. Aspey was a Creston caller  between trains on Friday.  Conductor Graves is a convert to  the theory of an early spring. He reports seeing a flock of ducks coming  north while at the landing on Monday  Mi*. Tyo, who is operating a copper  property on Duck Mountain, was in  town early last week, to meet Mi*. Joy  of Nelson, who he took back with him  to investigate his holdings.  Checkers are attracting considerable  attention at Hotel Bysouth these  evenings. Doc. made quite a showing  against a local expert one night this  week, and with practice expects to  get into ehauipionshir form before  the winter is over.  ihe very tiling you require just now to tone  up your system as it  contains a blood purifier  tonic and system builder.  Contains as much cod liver  oil as any wine of cod liver  oil on the market, but yon  cannot taste it owing to  vehicles used.  Fine  preparation for young  and old.  ytiuuiuiiiJi u������ wuuun uui  Phone 67  CRESTON  About the most successful Tuesday  afternoon tea Creston Red C^oss  ladies have had since these were inaugurated, was this week's function,  which was in charge of Mesdarnes  Learmonth and Hayden. The financial returns were $3.20.  creston Reo Cross received a splendid donation this week from John  McNai-land in the shape of a splendid  violin, which is now on raffle for the  benefit of the society. Tickets can be  had and the instrument inspected at  the drugstore.    Tickets 25c.  Another contravonor of the Liquor  Act was up before .1 ustice Craigie on  Saturday, drawing down the minimum  penalty of $50 and costs. This makes  a matter of $725 already gathered in  fines on liquor cases. If we only had  I a municipality half of this money  would stay in Creston.  At the board of trade meeting on  Tuesday night Messrs. S. A. Speers,  Guy Constable and C. O. Rodgers were  elected local delegates to the Associated   Trade convention   at  JllSt Arrived���������for the Ladies  This, week's announcement, concerns the ladies  ������\   I  ! I  ,  ?!*,������������������  liHVC OTiic-irg-  ��������� :<]   the   ladi<*s   department  arid added  new  lines,  .mime ot which are sure to interest yon  Mercerized Grenadine at 20c. yard.  Bleaehe.l Unite,   Cloth  Fan- and   Buth  Towel*.  F���������ii<li������**'   I laridkerehiet's  in   ploiri   anil  einhroidered     edge.  Ladies* Home in Cotton. Cashmere :   also White  Lisle.     Full line of Children's Hosiery.  lillWII.        Id'I'SS    Fasteners.  Whit" and  Muck  Kti-t.ii-, ,iII widthw.  All *<'/.���������������* in MiTi-'Tt/.i'.l (>r>Hi"t   ('ottMii.  Ladies' Underwear in all sizes.  A few Waists and Collars.  I.*,..-       ll><-       I   .,'w..;��������� C,.\.4  .1 ,.���������..       I  ',,1,1       ������-..,. .,!        l',l,i.,,..  Jlental (   I'l-iim.     Tiilf-ui/i   I'mwiIit,  f. A DIES'  WE. AH      We farw a huh) in r hart" of thii flrfuirlmcttt  e.Mt'r\) Saturday afternoon, from  i to H o rln< Is  Red Cross���������The Work Secretary  acknowledges receiving the following  donations on Tuesday, Feb. 12th:  Mrs. Gibbs, material for caps. Women's Institute, 5J dozen handkerehiess.  Mrs. G. Oartwright, materia! foi- caps.  Mrs. M: Young, 1 trench cap. Mrs.  Gibbs and -Mrs. Palmer, old linen.  Mrs. McMurtrie, 3 pairs of socks.  The Red Cross ladies are having a  tea and shofeer in Speers' Hall on Saturday afternoon, February 23rd. The  shower feature is to fill seventeen kit  bags, and the articles asked for are  toilet soaps, razors, shaving brushes,  shaving soaps, tooth brushes, tooth  paste, military brushes, small combs,  pencils, writing* paper or pads, and  envelopes. Those making donations  stay to tea free. Those not donating  are asked for a contribution ol 15c.  Norman LaRue was up before Norman Craigie, J.P., on Saturday under  the Military Service Act. The accused had registered at Moose Jaw, Sask.,  hut moved here a. little later on, apparently without, notifying of his  change of address, thus not getting  his notice to report, at the end of January. He was turned over to the  military authorities at Nejson. to  which point Lieut. Rodgers took him  the same afternoon.  Tho Methodist Ladies' Aid h-id a $32  ho������*������i* for tfeoit* bo;in su-ono!" inul pnfcot*-  4*rt 'ii ������*���������* /-���������.*-*���������*   ������ *-���������   C1*������-h������-������^\v������i*.*   T-I till    /������������������������-*   'V\s n������it**1n tr  Ut*.|l*l������*>'l<V    ���������������������    ���������������-* i-*������-**.���������* **J       *--������������ *,*���������������      ������ ' ��������� "     ���������   -������������������������������- -~".��������������������� ij  night, last. There was a bountiful  supply of good things to eat, and the  programme was equally attractive.  Mrs. Downs and Miss L. Oartwright  contributed vocal numbers, Mrs.Stark  a banjo solo, and Misses Holmes and  Andrews and Pastor Lees literary  numbers. Besides this there wore  frames and itomnetitions of various  sorts.  A brother of Mrs. (/has. Moore,  Stove Palmer, has just boon awarded  the Military Medal for conspicuous  bravery and brilliant work in charge  of a, miuihine gun during the lighting  at Vimy Ridge. Palmer struck to hit*  gun to the last doing effective execution with bin hit of artillery putting  ���������too shotn a minute into the advancing  IImi. Another brother, Ted Palmer,  has just benn transferred to Forestry  Draft,  work   after  two  years   in   the  j t renchrs. iiumet-nuti injurioM neccHMitn-  l ting the tmi>ufi*r.  The yard engine is double crewed  again, so heavy is the freight traffic  west. There was some excitement at  Atbara on Friday when six freight  cars went into the ditch at tmtt point.  Sirdar had Sunday evening church  service this week, Rev. j. S. Mahood  favoring with a Sabbath instead of a  week-night call this trip. The disagreeable weather kept down the  attendance somewhat.  We are just a little late in -mentioning it, but for Wynndel's benefit we  state that the pussy willows here haye  U..A        'ha     "n.ieoiao"     .rt^       (Ka!,i      4W.       -..*-,  ...\^. \J..\~ I^V.bJO..-'.* ������... V.I..   ... .KV*.. .*^l  least three weeks back.  Mr. and Mrs. Proctor of Bat tin m,  Sask, who have heen visiting Mr. and  Mrs. Loasby for a month, left on the  return trip to the prairie last week.  Yardmaster Loasby, who has been  at   close  grips  with   a   very trouble-  It is proposed to hold a school fair in  the autumn, and it is honed that there  will be ready by that time a large  number of chickens, pigs, calves, as  well as members of the vegetable  kingdom, all raised or reared or grown  by the boys and girls.  Another set of competitions is to tit-  held in such activities as carpentry,  sewing, canning, the keeping of pets,  and bee-keeping. These will not be  subject to the same restrictions, and  one entrance fee of 25e. will cover several entries in this branch, as well hs>  one entry in the other branch. As  the club is hoping for the co-operation  of the ladies of the town, and they  have not been consulted yet, further  details cannot, be giyen at present.  Parents are earnestly asked to give  their full support to the Boys' and  Girls' Club. Perhaps the Women's  Institute and Farmers' Institute will  lend a helping hand. Com.  EXAMINATIONS FOR LICENSING  SCALERS  Examinations for the licencing of  Scalers will be held by the Provincial  Forest Board as follows:  CRESTON, February 18.  CRANBROOK, February 20.  WALDO, February 22.  Further   information   and   application   forms   may   he   had    from   the  District Forester, Cranbrook, B.C.  Dated  at   Cranbrook,   Januurv  31,  1918.  Heavy-weight Underwear and Shirts  for Men  out for  m '  HEiHttMki H  f*^*^        r^* tt*^       WQ  4NWMM     x*������">m.     tMSMt*  L  Thirl y-������-'ight. member/i wort  , . . .    . ,��������� r,**!*- *  iii,     ���������   i ���������,. i 11, i i \,   i. 11 i  . ��������� 11,;  <, i   . ...      ��������� . . <. ��������� i ��������� .. -  hiMtituli* on Friday afternoon hint, the  chiff fi'iituiK uf which was the careful-  ly-pri-pur'-d   iind wcll-presenti'd  paper  jon   "How   Prohibition   affects   H.C.,"  | given by MiM, Knott.      Following thin  : lied ( iii-.n ~'Mviii|_;   or<Mipi������-(l   tlm iih-iii-  i ii.-rn'    ni l "IH.ii in    iilni      tilt*    oiii'MH,    im"  needlework wmh Hf! hiiiidkerrhiefn. The  ; itivcdoiM mill i.crretary look marge at  III,-    'O-ITIIl    t������M  (in- |.������ ii.i mil  of u hi  Althongh all wool goods are scarce  and high, we can still sell you���������  All wool, heavy-weight underwear for  men in all sizes, at per garment $2.00  Lighter  weight  Shirts   and   Drawers,  Penman's goods at, per garment.        1.2">  A better line, by the same maker, per  garment ".  1.50  Wc have a full stock of winter weight  Shirts from .$1.25 each up to all  wool heavy Jumper styles at, each  4 00  Our stock of MEN'S HEAVY  IvUTJBEIlS���������all   good   iiiLers���������  mm������mmmm-0mmmuw^mmu������<mMm������ummm.mm������mitmtmm -ii   Mmiiium-j   m m������������������������������������������>������������������������������������iwi^mi ���������*������������������������   ������������������, ���������  is still complete.  A full Hue of Heavy All Wool Sox at  per pair "       50  Klondike Tufted Sox for men, per pair        75  Wool liamimaoe Milts, per pair 50, 75  1 >ONT KLT!\ buy Heel Spikes, pair       :J5  fort. lo%  M MVIBBWI  %0*u vii������'EBititi^   ww  I  tutu  (UMtUI  ������ Ci-C  ���������yU4J  ������������������������*fl  r-'fi|  i'i'M  IS  1  V ia  VI  ���������a  n  >4  v'\|  mmummxm  txmm<mm������-t������mrninmnirM)i  n~xw^izrjxirmm*tmm  Hmmttw^itimmmmmi iiilifcHii������lr-iw'������'*>wp5jSS  SSHSfiSSSSS^^  msammmmmmwm

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