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Array 4\;i\!'V.::*;^  lOsSSw'^^  t*-;.fTW'r i'V  ���������������������������>���������  .^1*-  ���������->���������.,���������-  ^^Skaj-Ofj"  /  V W wv-miA  \St^v    *  VOL. JL  CRESTON,'B.C., FpIDAY, MARCH  JNO. 5  Situation  A, Lindley of the B.C.  Fruit Mar  ket, Lathbsigge, Alta,., and'  in fruit-selling circles in the Valley,  was a Creston yisitor last week������ and  while here disposed   of his ranch near  town to F.  Celli, a Coleman, Alta.,  merchant.    For the   first year in the  wholesale and retail trade Mr. Lindley states he is well    pleased   with  results.   His firm handled a considerable quantity of all lines of fruit from  Creston Valley, as well as practically  the entire crop at Boswell.    For 1918  he states prospects are splendid for  considerably  increasing    their  shipments from Valley centres.    On comparison, he states, that his firm paid  its clients eyen better prices than obtained elsewhere, and  this along with  the system of paying twice monthly,  are factors that have made the house  popular.  For 1918. Mr.  Lindley  is chock full  day night for a Red Cross social under  the auspices of the Iciest! auxiliary.  In addition to the good turnout of be-.  twesn forty and fifty the affair was  immensely enjoyed by all, and a raffle  for a hand crocheted centrepiece  donated by Mrs. Mclnnis ..brought in  $7.50 and the proceeds of the tea an-  otver $5. Mrs. McMnrtrie of Creston  was the lucky winner of the fancy  work.  Po������rfat>o xtsxw*. 9i tm, *fr**i x. _  to  tokens us3cw&u  ~\  Ox Gpuiuiiauj.  xii tsuutaeru Alberts'the  Before leaving for Glenavon, Mrs.  Goodwin was guest at an informal  sendoff at the Methodist parsonage  ens night last .week, when the ladies'  aid society took the opportunity to  ���������show their appreciation of her many  esceilent quaifcies by presenting Mrs.  'lb****.-- a    SiiVcP      nun     UUIVI,  Moore, Honoria Payne, Harold Speers,  Hirell Miller, Hazel Christie, Lloyd  Couling, Catherine Embs-ee, Charles  Moore, Ray Oatway, Reginald Smith,'  Lilly Couling, Robert Miller.  Highest Standing: Second VPrimer  ���������Benjamin Crawford. Sensor First-  Primer���������Helen M. Moore. Junior  First Primer���������Ruby Gibson.  ifrisoner of War Fund iov month,  $1.59.  Markets' Supt  Talks Markets****  JL xxavxtx      XJbcxza  doing the presentation  acreage under crop will be 25 par cent,  greater than last year, and given a  normal season on the prairie the demand for fruit will be fully that much  the greater. If spring and early summer weather is propitious Mr. Lindley  figures there will be a splendid market tor ail the herries B.C. can grow  at splendid prices. In connection  with soft fruits he avers that the  Creston strawberries and raspberries  wese the very best to come into Leth-  bridge last year;'  The same holds good of tomatoes,  but-certainly cannot be said of plums.  These all too often came in oyer-ripe,  and with ������50 regard whatever for  packing, making it difficult to sell in  , competition with the Okanagan .and  U.S. product, all of which is put up  with   the scrupulous care given the  Mi*. Lindley'* advice to those holding potatoes is to sell as quickly as  possible. The dealers are all looking  for a slump in price and the retail  trade is so confident of it that they  are only buying In quarter-ton lots.  In spuds.the B.C. product does seem  to be a factor in southern Alberta���������  the local grown tubers being in equal  demand at just as good price.  Paul Offner, who has been working  at Hosmer, is spending the week with  his family here.  Mr. and Mrs* Minto Craigie of Erick-  ���������~��������� ���������..������������������������ .���������:_:*.���������- i ~   <-u:���������   ...Asvi. ...:<h,  DUII    HCIC  VlDUA/in   IH^L'C;      UUIO      nrcCA    VV1U1A  Mrs* Penson.  Edward Butterfield, who has been  employed at Medicine Hat for the past  several months, has returned home,  Monrad Wigen and Clarence  Ogilvie were home for the week-end.  Among the Creston visitors for the  week were, Mrs. H. Davis, Mrs. Ashley Cooper, Miss Marjorie Cooper, H.  Davis and D. J. Dewar.  Norman Craigie is a yisitor here  this week. Creston must be rather  dull.  F. W. Penson left on Wednesday  for Hanbury, B.C., where he will  spend the next few months.  The Co-Operative Fruit Growers  have teams busy these days putting in  their summer's supply of ice.' E.  Butterfield is also putting up a considerable sunnlv.  honors nicely. V The recipient was so  taken by surprise that it fell to Mrs.  Fraser to express appreciation for the  remembrance. V The evening was  spent with mu^ic, contests and sociability, with refreshments at the close  ������nd wa������ **>nch' eniovtd fcvv all.  ������** B-gasssrssiGasm  .    (  David Scott,; who is   leaving   this  month for Alberta, to tackle prairie  farming, along with Mrs. Seott, were  guests of honor at a farewell party on  Tuesday night, given by the K.P.  lodge, at the home of Mr. and Mrs.  John Hobden. The -evening was  largely devoted to cards, at which  eight tables of players participated,  and the prizes carried off by Mrs.  Swanson and vV. B. Embree, while  Miss Hardman won the prize at a  book guessing contest. During the  eyening Mr. Scott was presented with  a silver-encased clock, a gift from the  lodge, Dr. Henderson, C.C., making  the presentation, which was suitably  and humorously acknowledge I by the  recipient. Refreshments were served  at the close, and all present thoroughly enjoyed the affair.  R. B. Staples returned on Saturday  from a few days business visit in  Spokane.  Mr. and Mrs. A. School, who have  been visiting with Mr. and Mrs. W.  V. Jackson for a couple of months,  left on Thursday last for Regina. Sask.,  and will resideon the prairie in future.  Mis3 F. Bathie of "Wynndel was a  week-end  guest-of Miss Jane  Long.  Mrs. Long has been at Detr Lodge for  some days on account of the illness of  j her parents.  Sergt. R. ^Thurston, who has been  on overseas service foi* the past two  years, is expected home shortly on  leave. He is with the 102nd Battalion,  with Jim Long, Bill Dow' and Geo.  Jacks. .  ia e*������ ���������*���������������_���������!���������         S9S0&& &B8BBBBM8  oectiOii   1.1 1 J 1.  auuuuci' ucfcljii ucn"   Jt  W. Burke of Fruitvale was a visitor  here on Thursday last, looking oyev  the cattle at the Company farm.  A St. Patrick's social for Red Cross  benefit is planned for Saturday evening, March 10th, at the home of Mrs.  Knott.  Although sleighing is thin in spor-s  the log haul is still in full swing at the  mill. Better than two million feet  arc now on thc akids in the yard.  Tn- ; -1   unvnouu  iUldl      fx.    tt.     XJXtllX^  visitor at Deer Lodge this week, both  her father and mother, Mr. and Mrs.  Huscroft, sr., being in poor health.  Miss Muriel Knott is looking after  thc Red Cross secretarial work since  thc departure of Mrs. Browell. At tho  tea at Mrs. Lyon's a couple of week's  ago Mrs. Tomlinson was the winner of  the centrepiece rattled on that  occasion.  Mrs. Qco. Broderick and family are  now occupying the house on the Swan-  Han ranch. Mr. Broderick and son,  John, loft last week for Bed Deer,  Alta., where tliuy may local** or go ou  to Fort George or into the Peace  River country.  Last weeks meeting of the Red  Cross Auxiliary at the home of Mrs.  A. Wlckholen wait very largely attended aud the output <>f finished  work' wiih about the biggcttt ol' the  season. The after-tea wan equally  NueeeHwfol.     the      proceed*!    totalling  A. Pendry of Trail'was a Friday and  Saturday visitor here, having come  along for ire-examination by; the  medical board, which, however, failed  to show up at - Creston as per instructions.  Ed. Parker, on the Bartholomew  ranch, had the bad luck to lose his  work horse on  Sundav  night,  annar-  **       *     xt x .  ently from staggers.  W. A. Pease was a yisitor at Port-  hiii on Sunday, where he has a team  working on the Deschamps log haul.  Victor Carr js away to a likely start  to oblige the food controller with a  good supply   of bacon.    This week a  sow favored with   a litter of ten pigs  and all of them thriving splendidly.  To-night the Knitting Club will be  at home at whist at the residence of  W. A. Pease, and if the 'raveiiing is  favorable a good crowd is looked for.  Room has been provided for fifteen  tables, and after cards and supper  there will be . dancing for those who  trip the light fantastic.  L. Farr, who sold his ranch to Mr.  Collis about three years, and who  went to the prairie to live, is now  wearing khaki, and doing his bit at  railroad transport work in France.  E. Bridge has just ie.ised'his ranch  on the K.V. near town to R. Stewart.  It has a fine lot of raspberries mid the  apple trees are also starting to bear  nicely.  j,u.*Ei..ii������Uii     ������������ mil     |>l������vV.i:o   <>Mlllil.|l|^   mil'  abandoned K.V, right of way who  have had some protection from the  fences erected by the railway company  are likely to haye to do some fencing  on their own account as the report is  cm-rent-that T. M. Ediuondson ban  pin chased all the fence materials  from  the Great    Northern  and  will  uLui't ill ������4u OUCsi    Itl    uiblllillli/l<i    tll'lO^ti.  Jan. Compton is utilizing the gasoline engine from his power sprayer  these days to drive a buzz saw, which  ih doing a th-st-clasH joboi nianiilaotiiv-  ing a HcaHnnV* supply of stovewood.  C\\0xmmm-i������.m D - JL  Creston Schools  M,  Brousson,  x>.be.,  on Saturday night wiih fairiy niiccchh-  fid. Tbo������ti w*u������ a nhoiUKge of ladies,  however, the turnout from town being i. in all. Tin; new accoideou it, a,  gdod one, and ivoh utilived for most of  tin* Minnie.  filled almost to overflowiugr   on .Mniin--  MIhh  .ArrowHinith,  principal  of the  for February of 11.17, with n total iit-  totidiini'c of 229*1. UigbcHt standing  honora for the month a.re ai; followtr.  Knlrahce clam.���������Anna Miller. Third  render���������-Wilfrid      MaHon. Hecond  primer- l!e:,uic Matthc.wi-. l^ii-'it  primer llcrti'H Cr.ii: Stegularity  and punctuality���������John Miller, Wilfrid  ,..,..���������,,���������,   ������1>I1M������ ll|lll     I 'ill I.      .ro.-iligll!   |U11I<-|,  Hertell Carr, IKoy iVane.  JLflVlBION l.-^-V  Principal.  Enrolment 21.  Actual attendance 18.75.  Percentage 89.3.  Perfect Attendance���������Rose Oherrington, Ruth Compton, Erma Hayden^  Oriu Hayden, Hazel Hobden, Lyda  Johnson, Frances Knott, Frances  Lyne, Katherine Moore, Marion Sw  son, Dorothy Stark.  Highest Standing: Advanced High  School���������Lyda Johnson, Errna Hayden.  Preliminary High School���������Katherine  Moore. Entrance ClaRS���������Ruth Compton, Vera Parlor.  Division II.���������Alex. Smith, Vice-Prin-  .   cipal.  Enrolment 38.  Actual attendance 38.  Percentage of attendance 90.  Perfect attendance���������Robert Crawford, Marguerite Crawford. - Harry  Comptoh, Willie Smith, Jean West-  wood, Gladys Websler, Eyelyn Bevan  Eunice Moore, Robert Moore. Joe Romano,. Ralph Swanson, Eva Webster,  Charles .Holmes, Nellie Adlaul.  Highest Standing: Junior Fourth���������  Susie Hurry. Senior Third���������Eva  Webster. Junior Third���������Ruth Swanson.  Division  III.���������Miss N. E. Faulkner,  Teacher.  Enrolment 35.  Average attendance 33.0.  Percentage !)0.  Perfect Attendance-^;- Marguerite  Berniey,\Alfred BulYcy, Fred Christie,  Ollie* Christie, Ivin Compton. Keith  Lidgate, Marion Learmonth, Bertie  Maione, Joice Moore, Kuth Kennedy,  Edna Nichoh;, Fran!: Parker, Albert  Sherwood, Gordon Spiers. Donald  Spio/'H, George 8t, Jean, Gilniduro  Taylor, Henry Webster, Donald  Young. John Belanger.  Standing in Class: ''Senior Second  Reader���������Edith Crawford, Donald  Spiei-H, Fred Payne, Ah"red iioiiey.  Junior Second Header���������Marguerite  Ilenney, Ollie Cltriwtie. Kily WUhoii,  Harry Smith. l'*irnt Itender t.!liiHH���������  Jlenry Webster, ,'ehery Collis, Aiberli  Sherwood, Bertie Maione. J'  Diviuion      IV MIhh.    1J.     Haiiliuaii,  Teacher.  I'upilH att������*ii(ling during month, 32.  Actual daily .���������ittend.iuce. LM.).()7.  IN't-contslge attendance, IK1.8I.  Vi'xKoeA. Attendance���������Jamen  t/hcii-  , Romano   lost  _.. -A.     _*   l-_ ���������^'  C30.PM/ OX    UCIT   \rxs  Saturday afternoon. A light engine  through to Sirdar came along unexpectedly jind there was no chance for  he and hie one helper to lift the jigger  off in time to save it.      '  F. V. Staples is the latest to get into the automobile class. He - came  home with a one-seated' roadster on  xuiirouity last, oougut at v^Uigary and  unloaded at Creston We hear he  proposes reconstructing it so it can be  used as a tractor plough-���������the ���������. vary  first m the ^Valley/   "   '    -���������:������'���������<'������������������)  A ranchers syndicate have imported  a car of baled hay and are unloading  it at Erickson this week. There is  twenty tons of it.  Principal McCallum's report of the  Erickson school for February shews  an average attendance of 20 95, with  the following pupils making perfect  attendance: Audrey Craigie, Beatrice  Dodds, Robert Dodds, James Dodds,  Aubrey Kemp, Joan Kemp, Molly  Kemp, EstellaMcKelvey, Ivan Staples,  Gerald Timmons, Walter Long.  The article below, "Perishable  Crops; Co-Operation needed for Profitable Marketing of Products," appeared in the February issue of the  Agricultural Journal, and The Review is asked to produce the same.  The writer is  J. A.* Grant- th** ni'stirie  A������ X..W .uura. E^.rfVV7 ^.^..XM.X*.V449.XrX������X4X . M.M.X4  says:  The profitable marketing of perishable crops is a man's job. The producing, packing, and grading of your,  crop is also a man's job. It seldom ..  happens that& the same man can  successfully do the dual work, as the  care and won-v of the latter operation  prevents the grower from devoting  the necessary time and attention to  study the market needs and sell his  products intelligently.  In a general way, it is safe to say  that, wherever the two parts of the  fruit game  has  been  handled by the  ssillir'/iRa!    .-^t..1^-q^     *~*1 *������    ��������� MM.,l������....S    |^..-.������>^*,    auimi&c    xixr s.^\*x*xxr ������.  profit has resulted; hence it is necessary to have an organization to meet  the dual need. Jf the British Columbia  grower could sell or turn over to his  association for sale all his produce, and  if he could give his undivided attention  to the many problems of preparing his  wares for market after it is successfully grown, he could apply all his  energies to that and have great pleasure in so doing. But after all his  struggle to bring his produce to the  marketing stage, he is often compelled  to leave his farm and waste time hunt-  ing.up a market for it. He has not  the time to get in touch with the demand, and invariably be Kelts tinder  the fair market price, which results  in a personal loss, as weli as having a  .bearing, effectv oaUie markets  The chief difficult yi however, lies in  fx.     j:      * ������.i_,.*-   *������;..'*.��������������� ..i    _.,.,.,    :_, -i.i   i.xx&  iuUi,   UllUli     IVIO   I.UUU     CiVJp     ib  mrmiiHi  l^l^t.oll, 1  Crawford,  ..Mil ������-���������  Williiim  '���������"Hi ������������������������   ������IJ"..������.II  Manuel,     Helen  a factor in the market's demand,  coming on the market at all is merely  an incident iu the day's work of a jobbing-house, and more often than not  it is a disturbing incident.  There is a need, in catering feu the ~  market, of having sufficient supply,  and this volume the jobber uinstmain-  tain, so he turns his niiention to where  this supply is assured. This leaves the  individual grower at the mercy of the  retail traders and large individual  consumers. These dealers in turn sell  as they buy, and as the jobbers require  a profit the sale to tlie retail trade,  even at the wholesale price, tends to  lower the market.  Co- Operation Bringe Results  The complaints we hear that fanners are unable to secure the cost of the  production fur their produce can be  traced by investigation to the want of  system or organization. Every non-  member of the Ioc.nl organization is a  contributing unit in his own destruction. A study of the Prairie market  bulletin issued last season ttom Vul-  gary will disclose the condition very  clearly. It will be found that in many  cases the retail prices wew lews than  those obtained hy wholesalers on given  date.  This was made possible by individual  shippers eonsigning produce direct to  the retail trade, who iii turn proceeded  lo nei.   tin-   uiuihi-i     jnii e,   linn, <i������   iur\  had nothing to lose, they invariably  featured t*uch consignments u*^i*i trade-  drawing card for their other wares.  Your Market* Ouniniwsioner had oo  several occasions U������  interview dealers  and call their at teuti tut to the injustice  of   this   practice,   which   these   inde-  PrcHbytory.     The 'ministers   or   the j p,.,ulent shippt-.i. foste.ed by ti-iiHiiug  different ebiirebes entered  into nlM lie I .,,     ,��������� ., ,,,. ,,>; , . .]uuA ...^ ,u.. .\y4,u, :3ii.-:.  important branchea of church with \ mvn ���������sHiH*iaii������n se.-Mtury. Thediirer-  upleiidid ������pirit und eai netitne.-w. every ! ,.,���������.,. ,M<,i,\ioiis Iwtwee'n the two op-  mlnlHter realizing the great impoi t- j ,u.Hingcondit ions. The said timnuger  aneeof the work fncini*; the ehmeli. I ,,f ,\u. ,,.^.n,.;.,, j,,M )llllU his job by  The report of the convenor's of home | v it rue of lieiiij; able to secure satis-  miHHlniiH-llev. J. II. Munio foi West j(4lc.lo|.v ivlurn> for Ins UHiiibeit..  Kootenay. and Rev. Hillas WiikIiI for I *|'|���������. ,,'���������.,,.,, on'* imisiness lU'p.nids on  T*.'. k(.   ?r... it .-oi, v ���������,������,���������������(������������������>  , ,i-inii-.ii"iiM'     ..     .-. i >    .      t ���������  Rev. G. S. Wood, in charge at Ores- j ,.|i-.toii���������*rs. ;l)1(l j, is only huinnn tlml  ton, received hearty i-oiiK������a'oUt'on* j |���������, XH ,uil K.,in^ lo uudi*i������elt l he g<iods  for the splendid work    done      All nil-   that   be   bu\.-   ,.l    the   suioe   pi u-e  as  Sergjfm Seymour Back  Three yeai*s exactly from the date  of leaving Creston to go into training  for overseas fighting, Sergt. Geo.  Seymour arrived back in town, on  Friday last. He had almost two  years continuous service in France,  and was with a machine gun squud  when wounded. His worst injury is  just over the forehead where a chunk  of shrapnel made tin ugly gash that  will be treated at Vancouver military  hospital. Iu addition to this he was  slightly wounded in the leg, though  not enough to impair the use of these  members,'while his voice and nerves  are also uot exactly normal. He is  spending nine days' leave here, the  guest of E. Simmons, across the river.  Presbytery Meets  The meeting of the Presbytery of  Kootenay at Nelson last week was one  of the best in the history of that  Prenbytory.     The ' ministers   of   the  back   debl^s  rent   and  .with tin  cure of, and the bidies" 'Mid h.i '  nncr'-i-sful in meeting l\v inter���������;������������������  instalment   due    on (tic  uhurel  in   eonueition jothiiK. but ihe   nnderpiic.  work   here   haye lieen taken ; ������������������.���������, jh !,,��������� ,,���������..,,.  bectl I If.,!,<���������:.id.-d Next  i ' '  d   (-otn;ie;i  :���������.*:<!  .lUll  ������f Trail whs re-elected  modei .itor.  ���������M i'k iii.ee S?si* ' ��������� .  i;iiv riiooei >, in .nt  \ Kill   (HI ii oii,-.-  !,lllr|l>r'i laicn'v  ���������il/>-:',    .ilMH'M  Mil iimmi    1 II ol Slel f.  'V  .���������^ts,  *..  .J.^urt..r>iuu.H<th,m,<M^flWiH������Mli^������-.sfe������^.Hfe^ffWM'l*^  ^J^iMliitW^'i^V^H.'lWlW^^'f*  ^*������������5������**!Tr%**wi***sw?w^  ;.,.. *|.fc*wvvuiV0^-/jl.fl)^.wrw<i.������*|F^������w������rt*lvtjWiWM������*  MMtflTllli,1flfmi������rttinirft'Ti^'nr-,^f''ff^^ hi ������Un im    i i  i  i   h 'niiiimiiiiii 11 lnrrfWn tifi-i"f-r-,-tf-Tr w f.rn������nw(M������iW*.������  ~ s    ' <r :���������.*���������*...-<..���������'  ��������� ��������������� ���������% B    ������     111  J.JQ.JEJ  -REVIEW,     CRESTON.     B. '  0.  r:  S  Yam     I A Alt      A ������   Yftll  jr������u?g������r iOg* fclie ������ja&cK@"������:  ~&  1 Ybis know weM e&ousrh *when vour liver Is loaf lag.  i  ��������� 1 -" -  1 tPflHf SPl^TD it -Vf ABff is ***e -trot warasnGri men vou  i Wild A im I1UJN  kegis to -feel mow all over."  M  Your ekin soon gets the bad news, it  ���������jjrows dull, yellow, muddy and unsightly.  Violent purgatives are.not -what you  need���������Just the gentle help of this old-  fiaao  standard  remedy.  Small PHI,  Small Dos������, Small Price,  bears  sisnatura  AbskwCk of Sron in the  * "* Blood ia the reason if or  asaa*? colorless faces bus  ARTER'S IRON PILLS  wail grestiy ijelpsaost pale-faced people.  A.  T5r.f\f,1af   Arf  v   -.-..-il'   riTinlftiid   tlie   <v*v-*--  . J . .        -.*- i-  m --\+       I11U      C3-*  rnimeut's  course   in  this   matter.    A  ,i  D*  country which has just express  its vote in a general election its  sweeping recognition of the need for  devoting thc highest possible degree  of national energy to the war can  have only one view of government  action winch diverts money and labor from the liquor industry and turns  .1.^.--. *.....r. \.r.'l\4\.C..\        r,.^A ....r^....*.     '-.-A  (.llClll     UHtl     i.lCc.it in I'l     Mlu ]'f.*."auvti*l  channels.   The   prohibition   that     will  help  Canada in  health,  in  morals,  in  frtn-.imitnoL ff: rwtLr'ti vr. tv ia i |-a*.������-**.  i  <*i������'**Jr������.*l.fc������.fc������%-E.������.fc.C*lb  *w \jr\jrjklxi.a.rify AKJ  x~r M.������ii^*xm  New Plan "Would Result in Saving of  Coal, Food and Labor  How long shall -,vc have to wait  before communal cooking- becomes  common in every class of society?  Thc need of some system of catering  on these lines constitutes the felt  want of the moment.  in residential neighborhoods in  every town, in every village throughout the length and breadth of the  in  | World Must Fight    the    Barbarians  j for the Sake of Peace  j An applicant for exemption from  military service, according to an esteemed contemporary, based -his  claim on the belief that only barbarians and Huns should fight. The  belief is shared, no doubt, by a good  many others, and it would be a pleasant relief for peacefully disposed  people if all the fighting could be  restricted to the Huns and the barbarians. But if the Huns and the  barbarians refuse to restrict the  fighting to themselves, what then?  Is the rest of thc world to become  barbarian rather than fight the barbarians? Many of those, perhaps  tho great mass of them, who are  fighting the Hun and thc barbarian  today have no love for fighting- for  its own sake, but they love the  cause for which they are fighting,  and they have no doubt as to the  necessity    for    fighting.���������Woodstock  ARE YOU SATIWdtiLi ' v|  With your work, with your business? 3  Ih there promotion, ahead of you ? ������  Men of energy, with salesmanship ability      M  will find it to their advantage to write to���������      s  ��������� GV^ui-O 23  TUP   I7Y*f*!7I������Iffc������   II5J7I?  IMCnn A MOP ������*V  Tit  So  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Hokus���������"So he's in tiie diplomatic service, eh? Well, he is eminently fitted  for it."  Pokus���������-"How so?"  Hokus���������"He used to be stage manager of an amateur dramatic club."���������  Life.  I  1 he beautiful aroma  ot the finest cocoa beans is  brought out by boiling Cowan's  Perfection Cocoa from three to  four minutes.  A-l  pocket, in ability to fight, is the kind   laud,  there is  an  opening- for supply  that   prohibits.^      To   forbid   importa- I kitchens  worked  oa  really    praciical  lion    now  to  replace  Telegraph.  and manufacture  soon    is  talk by action.���������St.   John  TO HELP IN WAR  Women can  be usefully employed iu  xiursing the wounded, in. making up the  eoldiers' kits, and a thousand other ways.  Many  Canadian women are weak, pale  .....   ....r.n-.ln   -P^nrvi   m-Amon 'a   51!ii       -fi"nr THHI)!'  girls    just    entering    womanhood;    for  business  lines,    where     well    cooked  food of the plain and wholesome variety  could  be  bought  al     reasonable  ; prices���������-all rcudv to serve, or   merely  F ^FFFIFIi .rT!"inKito ���������*e'1sj^i������i up.  JLs  *���������fi-,.fP-**LBB-^iLy i     JXot only would such a system ma-  jlcrially help to solve the servant dif-  j ficulty, but it would insure an enerm-  ; ous   saving  in  coal, in  labor,  in  time  and   money���������to   say   nothing-    of ' lessening   the  waste of  food  that  is   so.  flagrant  a   scandal     in   hundreds      of  homes today, while at the same time  it would set  free numbers of women  w:.i'      workers.���������rroui      iiie      Ltmdon  Chronicle,  a ii���������r  LIP I  \/  OUR CORNS  OFF WITH FINGERS  How   to   loosen   a tender com  or callus so it lifts out  without pain  MlS!lJI|I]!|I]|HHiIi98f'l]3]9SI]I!I������ai]SUlE8ll!IIHU]iUlUI-19i3]lll]Sil]iH]EHlUniHHgniI!illlli  1 32,000 Copies Sold First Week Off the Press ������  39   I  /PVBrfS'sy  1?YDLAINS EVERY VERSE  REVELATION  AND   EZEKIEL  women at the er'tiesl time; surging:  mothers ancl every v.oman who is "rundown," tired or over-worked���������Doctor  Pierce's Favorite Prescription ia a special, safe and certain help.    It can now  ?j6  jiS-a  in.  iuimv auijii,   j.>mi;ui'auie   i������i   iiiijr  good drug store, or send Dr. Pierce, In-  5  f������^  LESS, FEEVISi GIRLS  When  ;i  ������4ir!  iu  l,:;r  teens  l>ecoincs  peevish,     listless     and     dull;      when  .nothing-    seems    to   intcrc-si   her    and  ^ dainties  do   not   tempt    her  appetite,  yalids'   Hotel   and   Surgical   Institute, j ir������������ ������>'ay be^ certain    that she    need  ST?       -     a      1   1  rorezoia  ropes reaee nan 1  Let folks step on your feet hereafter; wear shoes i������- size smaller if  you like, for corns will never again  send electric sparks of pain through  you, according to this Cincinnati  authority.  Hc  says  that  a   few  drops    of    s  drug called freezone. applied directly  upon a tender, aching corn, ir.sto.ntl,'  relieves  soreness,  :\nd soon     the  en-j~j  lire   corn,   root   and   aUf     lifts     right iS  out. ~     ijj|  This drug dries at once and simply is:  shrivels  up  thc  corn  or  callus   with-j jai  out   even   irritating   tiu:     surroundings _  tissue. |Lyi]3St3iSS]lg!]lSnil!lEin5inHe]H911H}99nen]l!!2Ug}!n3!ni;i!39!!in!]!E!l!Ii]iSllHlllUlS2ll!i  A suimII bottle C'f frcexouc ol?*-:'. in --.' . ���������       ��������� ������������������'��������� ������������������ ������������������   ��������� ������������������ "  ��������� ��������� ������������������    ���������������������������' -.���������~"-     .      ::   ���������.-.'--.-���������":������������������������������������-������������������ --���������^=- .    ��������� -  at any drug store will cost very iittle  bin   will     positively     remove    every  mporary Success  | 608 Pages.   Embossed Cloth.    NOW ONLY 60c,, Postpaid  2 Address:���������  U1DUJU OlUJgJI   ^vlJUO  BOX  1622  Buffalo, N. Y., 10 cents for trial pack-  ss-ge.    Branch office, Eridge-burg, Ont.  St.   Catharines,  Ont.���������"I  have  taken.  'ieree 's   Fa*?-  irtf**P*--"  \ i x  tns*\r\      fliOTt  Stratford, (>n.r.-  'it*ierc0'*3 Favorite I  best medicines I " :.  ailments of -.vorr'-'  loaj; tin:������ be*1 v. '���������''���������  ���������ii-rvoij5!. I doct f  to   s"iV'>   in-.   r*:!i'-  Dr. Pierce';  oritr- Preseriptioa  viuriii.^ e-xpoccaiicy  wl.'c-n I felt especially in need of a  ionic and it benefited mo greatly. I  ftlivayp take pleasure iu rcecniaienel-  ir.p 'Prescription*  to youngr mothers,  been use* I know it  --ill   iievcr  fail   to  ,f,     IT,    T\i.WfFTT,    K  --'��������� ' J  jjlS'I tc- '  Goo'.i  M    I  <V, think Dr.  !*������������������ ion one of r.he  ��������� k'lov;*.'. for the  '.a-;   for   r;;jitc   Jl  ���������������������������vii,   v^:.k  ar.'i  r..'>t!u*jp;  r.ren'C-i-i  'i   "i.-cf=::s.r.   vr.ici nj������  rl hi?   medioino  vc'.ic-f that 1 am  i. -J.vri.."���������Miu-,.  n;c>re goou oiooci tiian tier system is  provided with. Before long- her pallid cheeks, frequent headaches, and  bre'i.thlessness ..-md heart palpitation  will confirm that she is anaemic.  Many mothers as the result of their  own girlhood experience can promptly detect the early signs of anaemia,  and the wise mother docs not wait  for ��������� the troubh: 1o develop further,  but at. once .qi.es her daughter a  course with Dr. Williams' rink Pills,  which reneu' lhc blood supply and  banish anaemia before it has obtained a  hold upon  the system.  Out of their own experience thousands of mothers know that anaemia  ; i.*. the sure road Lo worse ills." They  | know the difference that good roil  i blood makes in the development of  ! womanly hea'th. Every I.e. da:he,  ! every gn*p lor breath that follows  ! tiie shj.!.htest r-virlion by Ihe anaemic  every pi.iu *she suffers iu her  ;-..ud limbs are reproaches if you  not taken the best steps to give  weak j;irl new blood, aud the  sure   way   to   do   so   is   throug-h  hard or soft corn of callus from one's  feet.  If your druggist hasn't stocked  this new drug yet, tell him to get a  small bottle of fr.eezone for you from  his  wholesale drug  house.  How Modern Wars are Won  Enemy  Not a Man  Officer (to guard on - bridge of  transport)���������"Send that man down  here."  Guard���������"There ain't no man here,  sir."  Officer���������"But I see one."  Guard���������"Hc  a  sergeant.*'  no man. sir. He's  u'iri,  "back  have  v onion lv  of  l.V.   Williams'  Pink  Pills.  A..  !:>'!  \'< -������\,  rich,  ihe   M'Steil  From  red  . by  -i::!U  fill  blood  is  in.u.scd  in-  evc ry dose of these  lis     new   rich    blood  ^..'od  >-.;;-.iiii. an  increased np-  new   i'ii..-.-)-)'y, high    spirits  and  \   woinar.l1,    devi'loi'iiiient.    Give  (lani.'lil.v     lir.    VVil'ianis'   Pink  a-.nl  t:i!<e  ���������'/���������U'lptl  Item  yourself  and  11  '.u-ir  inllu  Cll'.'(.:    1:;  '.'.t'-.'.  \-i   i';.!i   ;.;.'��������� ihc'-t:    pills   through  \      ilciiii'i'     in medicine  or by   mail  ��������� -'. ���������������>:���������''!   at   SO cents   a   box   or   six  .-.-.��������� -   i'or ?J*.S0 from    The   l.)r.    VVil-  ���������.r.is'   Medicine Co.,   l'rockville,  Ont.  WemvAs is an Aristocrat  Defeated    Through   People  Becoming Demoralized  General von Ludendorff, who is  recognized as the brains of the German government and thc most influential director of its activities, enunciated an important truth in his remark tlie other day ou thc special  and distinctive nature of modern war,  He said that it is a war not of armies  but of peoples; that there are no  decisive battles in the old sense, when  fli 'i      0 r* r.01 r\       ������������������it      r\       ������������������w-������-*i������-������������>*������-"*rt        *"Fl* '���������**! 1 *"      l'\ ***���������       #!*������������������������.  l*lO     ibbUl..      \J 1      H      V-ttMlJ/tlip li      * J l* JC, liV      IJ\,      \.t\.  terrnined by the result of a single  engagement, as when Napoleon  crushed the Prussians at Jena, or as  when he was himself crushed by the  coa'.iiion at Waterloo. Nowadays Ihe  effect of battles is indirect, and an  enemy people is defeated through becoming demoralized as the consequence of an unsuccessful and disastrous conflict. From this point of  view he insisted that the revolution  in Russia must not be: regarded as a  mere, piece of luck for the central  powers, but as thc natural outcome  of military operations from which the  Kussiai'i people had seriously r-mU'er-  ed.���������Philadalphia   .Enquirer.  "That man ought to be arrested!  lie  threw a lump of coal a(  a  cat!"  "Are von going to tell the S. P.  C.A.?" *  "No. I'm going to tell the fuel  commission cr."���������Washington   Star.  Worms iu children, if not attended to, cause convulsions, and often  death. Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will protect the children  from these distressing afflictions.  mmm  THE      V/LxHi.tuR  SEASON _  suggests     a     Bii-  fiard  Tabic   Why  not   buy    one   for  the    young    folks  And   yourself.   We  have   a    top    that"  will   change    into  ;i   dining',    library  or   kitchen   ia'ulc  EouipiTicnt  f:ee.  SAMUEL   MAY   &  CO.  Adelaide   St.   W..   Toronto  " '     '   ' -i ���������   ii   i     ������������������ix.mmmma,  1  The Sou! of a Piano is tlie   I  Action,    insist on the  Alfred Noycs, the English poet,  complained rather bitterly about certain adverse criticisms of his poetry.  "I atiribute these: criticisms to ignorance." he said. "These critics arc  'like thc chap-who was asked by his |  little son what hexameters were. j  vv iiy,      tuCil    ilC    S.iiU,    it.pi O.li.inlil-  ly, 'surely you're o'.d enough, Willie,  to know that a hexameter is a public automobile' "���������Philadelphia Bulletin.  Trrrrrrt  Minard's "Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  UUiSUUKA ilUALd  rniry  i But  Ts  Also   Said  ami  Kn  ows  to   Be   a  Fighter  His Men  "Flabby always boasted that when  lie married he wou'd never live with  his wife's people, and that is exactly  what hc is doing?"  "Not exactly; he isn't living with  them���������he's living on them." -Baltimore American.  A Powet* of Its Own.���������Dr. Thomas' Electric. Oil has a subtle power  of its own that other oils cannot pretend lo, though there are many pretenders. All who have used it know  this and keep it by Iheni as tho most  valuable liniment available. Its uses  are innumerable and for many years  il has been prized as thc leading liniment for man and beast,  "Youdon'tneed mercury, potash  or any other strong mineral to  cure pimples ciuised by poor  blood. Take Extract of Roots���������  I druggist calls it "Mother Setgel's  Curative Syrup���������and your skin  -will clear up as f re ;h as a baby's.  It -will *iv/aeien your stomach, and  regulate your bowels." Get the  genuine. 50c and $1.00Bottle*.  I  Al drug otoi-co. _  j^       ;���������.-^^^^^.^.    ^.^ .........JL*5  iiCZ  ixJJL.  .'LmB fill  Spread Covering Body. Awful  Dirii^Liiemont.  Itched and  uuriiou.jiaa to Scratch.  *' j>1 y  . >). -iiLiiiL:   ut'   the   new   i'ust.   lord   of  tin-  ;ii"uiiralt.y.    Sir   Rosslyii   Weniyss,  11   in,!/   In-   well   to  make it  easy     foi  lifii   i.i   the  outset by  ei.'plainiug  that  I. -.1        muni:       is       proiii.iunci'd  ins."      Weniyss   becomes     much  '(.nuiflalile   when   lluit     fact      is  m      Hi    ti;i������������������;  ;i  disi iuei   n-pul;i1 ion  iil-'liirr     nl'     I I'n:       first        order  ml    tlie    liriti.-.l,      navv, lie  .   ii.   I''*".'!  '>';   ;i    Ion mi.:ii    part   in       tin.  ! i run;  tc  llh  Ail i  I. !���������  ,i'.y ^  ���������ah  i ���������  II  ti  -ni-   I,  /  ot  11���������.t   in  ;nwl   ; id | nil l < il   Iii in  ill  I 'I IUI I���������  ���������      III      I I 11(���������     III      I 11 (  '    /:��������� n ii he .  ill   I .I'.j'la imI,  I'm, !���������!(,��������� | II I'lJrinc  ' :ny . < 'a-.Id', i''iP\ lie  '. ,'   in    ! H'//,    u :i',    in.'nli'  I X) J,   a   ii iiniiia .idir   iu  V  ���������if f.li  ii...  I'll  'I     l������*J.  .inil    I'll '.  ��������� 11  irltnl r.il  >i:i : i.  rv'l I'.I  l;i.  . <1iIiii ,il  .11 I >.l i.i 1  ,1     I!  in.,  \'. '  I n  I   ,  UK  III.  pint 11,.-11 f  . ���������      .i nil  . '...i.i  ���������    **  .I.  ..(.���������     ... U  II   ... ,  ��������� \i.:.\  A.r .'.  j. .  1  < .  ..)���������  "<'nt icnu.i,  l)������:jil.  /  IJoutmi.  ���������!/. :  :. a.  ������������������    ���������;���������,),i ��������� ���������  ' v-*'li-  I   1.  I IIt'I  As  ihl-  tin  ���������.V.I '.  I       I  UI'  EiB^aa&irBaiitisa^ wapitis  Only rheumatic sufferers  know the agony of its darting pains, aching joints or  twisting cords. But some  few have  not known thaf  3UI11 3  1Mb MHt*y*M ��������� Wtf    imwiii ng ^w^. flUkM  JiaiiLtiiiii cthMiicimtf this trouble  wilCti   OLIkCi'   llciiiillCHiU*   k&avu  tiUt'rly  htilcd.  Scoll's i������ essentially hloocMood  in such rich, conctsntruled form  (hat it������ oi! w\r, into tin; blood lo  A New *Gas at the Front  MUNl'iV ORl>bua  Send   u   Dominion   Exprcsti   Money  They are payabli*  everywhere.  Order.  Australian SolCicr Thought He Had  Discovered a New Device of  the Germans  The average Australian had never  seen snow before he eame to rliis  part of the globe, and had, no idea  liow it fell or what it Avas lil:e. 1  ;iiu p-oiiifi- to relate an inridrul ���������%^'1^Sr-'i  happened about the time the Germans  were pestering us with new gases.  You may not believe the followinc*;,  but it's a fart:  It    was    at     ebad   of nigli):  rverv-  thing was still,  wonderfully    still oc-  eepting   for the    report of some   gun  iu  the distance.  Thc landscape     was;  illiimiuaU.d   by     llu:     luuxii     pv\jiin���������'  i- ,    \.     i <        i, .. i        i i.  ��������� ���������      " '     ;       ; . ���������' i'     ' ��������� ���������      ' ' .���������..,���������      ���������  ..j ���������  was  bitlerly eold, and Ihe  boys   were  nibbing   'heir   niimb   hand:,     snil'lliug  through  their frov.en noses.  j     "cias!  gas!"    shouted   1'iiv.iii:   Ncw-  I hand.     **I**rit-/.  is  p.iltin'    over     soiiu:  1 nri.v iras���������look at  it."  A  Straight  Tip  If Canada and the United SlatC3  sees lit, they can earmark all grain  9cnt to Great Britain so that not an  atom of it shall be used for the production of liquor. Lei Briton:; use.  lliuir home-grown grain for the; making of intoxicants if they please; let  tlicin not so use. ours. This question must be settled in a \vay������lhat  will satisfy the people of Canada before Canada, for imperial benefit,  will consent to the introduction of  food   cavils.��������� Hamilton   Spectator.  ..i.im>IJ"J!'������������-������M!1Ji������**i^.  *\Jy   .iM.-viaU.  litis stubborn'     Wc all .slipp.-'l on cm* helmet", and  fi rrft, ������     % *-.   .       *���������-,*)        t    atUr   tin*   exrilrincnl   was     over     wc  W f   *������������������������������i'y-      o������i i������   >oibc *>������   diM-r.vercd it wasn't gas at all���������it had  Scoit's Emtilniort  nnd  advisti  an   ailing liici.tf.  IWW^U. w������.  dv  iu 1   ,' tav'.ed  to  ; now.  Iii'ln.vi   it   or  noi,   u  actually  pmu'd.     O-rrcspondenl       irom  !��������� VIMll  liati-  the  MimMMWmWmmii  J1  ?;���������  s ���������  n  Vi  Otto Fige! Plane Action !        m  w.  II,  II.  I lot  j^^g^^TggHaggjaijB  1s������tiM������ai*������lililSlMIW>W'lslM>i%i>i*^iiifc<H������IW^  Wi*|l,IMitii|liHII������WwiiSiiBI,BWMl*l THS   . RE aTF; vx1  VlikZt  roN",  'ttrrADflQ 'iW P ANA MS M V AI HO  Bismarck's Book  *&:*$  3J>������Z3. ZUdLz   = alViiu  EXPLOITS OF ARTILLERY  HAVE   BEEN  cot cMntn  Correspondent Takes a Trip Through the Battle-Stricken Country  And Everywhere Finds Some Record or Bit of History in  Which Dominion Troops have Played Important Part    o ��������� , ���������   Eveirywhere one goes in this battle-stricken country there seems to  be some record of Canadian valor.  No village^ in the north from Amiens  to the salient but recognized the  Canadian badge and greets, it in  friendly spirit. For our men are" well  liked���������and with reason.    The cheery  Destruction Goes On  Historic Padua Bombed   From  by the Austrians  Padua,    which    has    suffered  from Austria, is  orovince  An  Unpublished    Manuscript    That  Would Startle the World  VUIl  sin  Air  bombardment  capital    citv  of    tin  air  the  of  ���������reception which things Canadians re- Padint, Italy. It is situated twenty-  Cerve everywhere is perhaps tne most j two miles by rail west southwest  complete answer to that stupid story from Venice. It is claimed to be  ���������sehiom heard now���������that the men | the oldest city in north Italy, and  u������.ine Maple j^eaf Jack discipline. Un \ its inhabitants profess to be the de-  the  contrary,    the     Canadian    corps " "   -     ���������    -  prides hself on its discipline, and he  who criticizes today is not well informed.  "Give me such men as the Canadians and I would go any where," was \j periods came under the rule of the  the statement of a German command- Lombards and" the Franks. The  er captured at Passachcndacle. The city shook off the Austrian yoke in  tribute was merited for the story of 11866. when Venetia beenme part of  Canada in  action  is    nobly    written j the  United  Kingdom  of  Italy.  scendants of the Trojans. Padua, in  common with northeastern Italy,  suffered severely from the invasion  of the Huns under Attila in the year  ���������4-D*?^ The      .-il'v   4\i'     vnrirsii^     iafi������*l"  ii ue possiDie that Great  Britain has in her hands a weapon  more powerful than sword, rifle,  crgnade or cannon which she refuses to use against the enemy who  would chain all mankind as slaves to  aI. ..   I--*. ,������ .,   . .���������.i*,..������.....   ���������-.������������������������.:. . t������   t>i. ., ��������� .>  iut   n������iispi S   uilliitii y   itidCmfit;:     j.hCic  is reason to    believe  that this question  can    be  truthfully answered   in*  thc affirmative, and the fact reopens  certain very interesting- pages of history bearing on the present war, says j  the Rochester Union and Advocate.   I  Thc weapon in question consists of  the manuscript of thc third volume  of the-memories of- Bismarck, the  iron chancellor, to whom, more than  to any ot������icr man who ever iivcu, is  due the unification of Germany and  thc growth of her power until she  thought it strong enough to master  the  whole world.    Everyone    knows  ..i.,.������   ,. tv.,���������   t>: .;*-   i.,..!   fn..- in.,   .������.-.  tilcli.    ttitCi      JJJ.&MJrti i~iv    i.clii.    x*jk     guv*     v������*-~  voted his great talents to thc services of Germany aud the kaiser's  family,  the latter turned him out  of  )Eif l-mrA-m 1? ftpuicirrMCMT-g nr  \UllAJL\HADLfi ALI11C f iJIECN 1J HI'  " Tfw MW IN toe warn n mm  5   B.liSa       !B &������  S    5        Son       B  WHI.      ������������������IBItl.B']      SB   M IH  IXUfiii  a   m.So  ������t> DA HQ   V  J!*������      B  eases      Bl   <^a&������><*&7  SB  ASSlo  K7C\/i^������ urnuDD 7X1 r?cTir������iiir ATinw r\rs p RIP Pari C\H FrtP  Doing Its Work Quietly and Unobserved, she J-Ssvy has Maintained  Absolute Control of S^ns Sines Go==?s??socsn!������nt of Hostilities  And has Made Possible the Success of the Allies  Recent events connected with   thc  from Algeria and Tunis  British  navy give  special  point  to --  uooKict just issued in England entitled "The Achievement of the British Navy and World-War/' written  by John Leyland. It consists of just  under 100 pages, but with its attractive account of work, its interesting  illustrations and two clear mats, it  deporves to be read and circulated  far and wide, especially because  there are many in Canada and elsewhere who are only too apt to wou-  office^iuhlsold age," "with" cv"ery "cir-' fter what the British navy has really  cumstancc^of    ignominy,    and    even  been  doing during     the    last     three  throughout the long battle area.  From Scottish Wood, St. Julien and  the old places that mark the historic  record of the first desperate Canadian engagement to Passchendaele,  nearly three years of bitter fighting  have marked the country with the exploits of the Dominion. Canada rejoiced when the corps, smashing forward against Believue farm and the  Passchendaele ridge swept beyond  thc old'fighting ground of April 22,  1915, and won back from the enemy  the only bit of Canadian ground he  had succeeded in holding. So did the  corps rejoice, particularly those men  war-worn and old in service, who  studied old maps and went forward to  where some familiar spot marked a  billet before German gas left our.  left flank in the air, and Canada with  its thin lines of almost untried troops  barred thc wav to Calais, and held  the enemy in days and nights of bitter fighting. It was a striking story  those veterans to'd    of    Ypres    and  Padua is especially famous for its  literary associations. Among the objects of interest in the city is Dante's  house, in front of which is an ancient  tomb said to contain the ashes of  the Trojan Antenor, who is said to  have founded the city. Levy, thc Roman historian, and Mantegna, the  great Italian artist, were born in the  made threats of sru.raeful punishment  in case the cx-cbanc~dW- should publish   facts  in     his    'possession       that  would  set  his  case  in  the  before the world.  Bismarck was a master of the pen,  had a store of wit and humor, was  fami'iar with several languages, possessed a marvellous memory, ..and  had an unsurpassed knowledge of  public affairs in the world during  that important era in which he was  thc most masterful statesman in Europe. His published niemoris, the  record of his sayings and ; ctions during the - Franco-German war by  Busch, to-say nothing of what  gen  Nearly 100-  000 men, with guns, horses, mules,  stores, ammunition, hospitals, tent  equipment and all the requirements  for field service had to join thc  main army in France. Failure would  have meant disaster, but the whole  of the transport work was managed  without the loss of a man or a horse,  and was a wonderful success,���������Toronto Globe.  years.  When King George returned from  a visit paid to the grand fleet last  true light! June he^ sent a message to Admiral  j Sir David Beatty in which hc said  that "never had the British navy  stood higher in the estimation of  friend or foe." His Majesty, of  course, referred to. people who understand, though it is pretty certainly  true that the work of the navy has  never been property appreciated by  many of those who have benefited  by it most. It does its work unobserved, and the records of its heroic  city.      The   famous   printers���������Giotto, j er.il history tells of his achievements,  Donatillo   and   Fra   Filippo     Lippe���������! suggest what an act of lunacy it was  Wlfillia  '     \41J\-1 lllgjIU  u?u nvueii ot uieir arusuc wonc  there. Shakespeare makes reference  to the city in several of his plays,  and the s^ene of one. of his comedies,  "The Taming of the Shrew/' is in  Padua.  The city boasts some fine historical buildings, including, a cathodal  and building dating from  the twelfth i  lor tne Kaiser io provoKe tiie cnnuiy  of such a man. His dismissal by thc  kaiser exasperated the veteran statesman to the utmost, and he determined to take vengeance by completing  his autobiography in which his relations with Kaiser Wiih elm II. ;ivc  fully set forth.  It is said to detail thc treatment of  century, it possesses monuments to j his parents by the kaiser with a  the poets Petrarch and Dante, also I frankness that shows the son in a  to Cavour and Garabaldi. Tlie Uni- j most odious light. But more import-  versity of Padua is one of the oldest j ant than this unfilial conduct toward  services pass unobserved by the mill-   j"j  titude.    On the first day of hostili.ies | n  the  British, navy laid  hold  upon  the  road that would lead to victo^-, and  tiiC    mOiljCiit    WilCli    tliC    Jii'St    liCCi,    ������S  it was then called, slipped away  from its anchorage at Portland on  thc morning of Wednesday, July  29, 1914, will yet be regarded as one  of thc decisive moments of history.  At that time thc public knew litttlc  or nothing of what was in progress,  and even now imagination -fails to  grasp the magnitude of what was  achieved. Popular confidence seemed.for a time to bo disturbed by a  record   of   successive   alarming     ;'.nci-  Food Controller Warns Growers and  Dealers That Consumers Will  Be Protected  ^ Higher prices for potatoes than  those now prevailing wil! not be permitted. The food controller is sending a letter to this effect to all wholesale handlers of potatoes stating that  any attempt to secure higher prices  will be dealt with promptly. If retail dealers should attempt to charge  an unreasonable profit on potatoes  the food controller is prepared to fix  the inargin of profit and, if necessary,  to fix maximum prices. In a statement,  Mr, Hanna said:  "A recent survey of the situation  by^ this office indicates that there is  still a large supply of potatoes in the  hands  of  growers    and  .  .        . w        * no.  ine    sin-nt  as  it  was  when  they  first  knew   it.  They told,, too,  of the great fighting  Of our infantry���������which "you    know��������� '    and of the splendid exploits of our } KeeD DoWIlPrice Of Potatoes  arimery���������wlucii you do not know. '  For, strangely, little has been written of thc gunners who fought their  guns for twenty-one- days and then  moved on to Givenchy for more  fighting. Some day that story will be  told in full, and you will learn how  the artillery���������their guns in advance  of the infantry���������lost over 50 per  cent, of their casualties from gunshot  wounds, but never lost a gun. But  that is a story for thc historian.  Now Ypres is a wreck beyond  words, while Wieitjc is only a name,  not even the vestige of a house remaining'.      Au     altogether   . sinister  Titu'...      tlir*     c lUnnl' c^.^.-Mi^o l....^rt.l:.   JT-������������������ ���������,       -������**.      ������.������.. ...... t ftCtviilh Ml I..J..I IIJI^  over its dead���������disconsolate. You  leave the wreck that was the Cloth  Hall for Wicltje and St. Jenu, and  from there to Abraham Heights, and  so on to Bcllevne Spur or the ridge  and the wreck of what was Passchendaele is the vi' b!e expression of the  spirit of the .and���������ruin and desolation. You return���������lunching perhaps with a Canadian liieis iu what  seems to be the deepest dugout in  the world. You may have fish for  dinner���������fresh fish caught ��������� perhaps in  the poo!s that border the trench  walk. The air is very close. The  pumps must be kept going or you  will wade in wa'e: over the boot  tops. Electric light brightens the  darkness.    Abov������".  shells  are  failing.  It is a "Mighty" spot, but your ear  is waiting and you return to Yprep.  From there a road goes out from the  Lille gate!. It leads to historic lighting grounds. Here is Zillebeke lake  and here tho bluff. Over there are  Sanctuary Wood, Maple Copse, Observatory Ridge. The hill yen are  on is Hi'.l 60. Givenchy is not far  away. Away you go again to Belli-  nne, passing perhaps a spot which  tTiey will U'li you w;w once first 'livi-  wion headquarters. On past Bcthnne  to ruined Arras, the road runs  amooth to Bapaume. Hapaunie is a  ruin. Fram llapaume you run south  and east towards Albert and the region that you arc iu is that of Conr-  celette and Moquet Farm, the Sugar  Refinery, Regina trench. It is night  when you return to your iiiiarters.  Next morning you visit HIM 70 and  Viuiy Uiflcre ;tnd look down nnmi >  I..ens from sonic observation post in  the present fighting line.  The land you have seen is the land  of empire���������of Britain and Australia.  New Xenland. South Afrien and Cnn-  tid:i. But more particularly you have  visited the land of Canada and the  places you have seen are Canadian.  Canadian  graves hi battle oenteteiies  and most famous in  Europe. To this, both his parents are  the   revelations j dents, and    people    were      asking:  institution    is    attached  the   famous j of his intrigues against  Austria    and   "What is  the   fleet   doing?"   but   the  the house of  Hapsburg,    which,    are   hidden truth  was  not  comprehended.  said to be of such a charcter that if  Judging Peace Proposals  Certain Eternal Truths at the Foundation of the Cause for Which  We Are Fighting-  Eventual ly the German people maybe brought  to see that peace  is not  to be a matter of official giving and  taking,    but     that    certain       eternal  truths  are  at  the foundation  of   the  cause  for  which the allies are  fighting,  and   that  these  truths must     be  recognized.    Peace proposals can no  longer     be    .considered     simply      an  peace    proposals.      They    must     be  judged first by  the   character of the  government   that   makes*"'them.     and  ecause   Germany   is   st5H   in   control  of men  who" have  violated   the  faith  of ihe nations aud defiled the  honor  of  the- German  nation   and  outraged  the laws  of God and  man,  the  German terms are generally regarded as  another  political   manoeuvre     unsupported by sincerity or integrity.   No  free  people   dares  to   entrust   its  future to negotiations with the kind of  government that rules Germany, and  until  the   German people   understand  that, there is no prospect of peace.���������'  New  York  World.  worKing" ior MBistansm  uftroens ot iraoua. wncn  were established under the Venetian  Reoublie in the sixteenth cent'.U'v.  Ihft.r       .  would  made pub'ic, the kaiser  never dare to visit Vienna  again. It was Bismarck's intention  to publish the volume in iiis lifetime.  But knowledge of its contents reached the kaiser, and he threatened the  author with such dire penalties in  ease of its publication during his Hfc  that Bismarck,"Fearing its seizure by  thc emperor, secretly sent the manuscript to London, and it is now hi  the  Bank of  England.  When Bismarck died the kaiser  warned his sons, Herbert and William, not to publish the book, and  they were prudent enough to obey  the order. He also tried to get possession of the manuscript, but failed.  Thc bearing of the. case on thc  present war consists in the fact that,  as thc kaiser is the head and front of  the German offensive, against thc rest  of mankind, and as the Bismarck  book would beyond doubt: do him ir-  atoes in tlie. rcpaj.}lblc <*.tri,age all over the world,  tlcaitrs       lO' ���������    .l,,,i:���������.v  i,:c   ^,,,11   ,-rmntrv   nml    Alls-  . ��������� ,. . . i     -vY  ,, ��������� i    ( nun i������m  r������i:i-.n. .iv  i.w.v enjoye  season   do  wasted     Nothing can    be   R    ,     f EnRl.u d<    W1|CI{ 01U. rcflccts  gamed by withholding supplies   from h        ^  conccrn  lln   agreement  higher    prices | ������ ,)f ,*.     *vcn   mukl.  be  by  ihe   market,  jecause  mi i   i ...     i , .. . ' on    a       sural*   ui    immcii       k'vuii    iimu^i  ���������Il   ii   .    v ���������n7nttc<V,U\<1 a,\y ^".iVltl-c most solemn circumstances,   has  m   that   direction   will   be   deal, -with   f       ,     ,. ,  hi    ,       -.       J(  u.;,.s  Ht   on Co   ���������*���������������*   t'li.'   looil   oontrnller.     Tho i . .. ..   ,      i>..:.:. i.  . .   , r    ,'t l      j     ��������� i 1     I Olie S    ljailCIII i:     l>������    mivv.        v>u������ j-.iiL.cm  rend o    the market is now  towards,   ���������     biljulcinft.  ,ho   reputation     of     a  lower    prices,    notwithstanchng      he ,   J,   aRai������sl tlie cause of the world's  severe    weather    which    lias, llcjuoc^ Why take any risk with  recent severe weather which  made; the movement of potatoes difficult. When spring opens it is anticipated that much of the surplus will  come on  the market."  Refused a  Crown  The most famous refusal of distinction last c ntury w.'rt undoubtedly iln: action oi ihe then Lord  Stanley, afterwards Lord Derby,  who in 186?, refused the crown of  Greece, a decision which many Englishmen have since regretted, but  never so much as during the last  three years. If there had been a  Stanley at Athens \\X 1915 the history  of the Balkans would have been differently written, and the present  position would be infinitely more In  lavor oi this country. Disraeli described the offer as "a dazzling adventure for the house of Stanley,"  adding "the Stanleys were not an  imaginative race, and they would  prefer Knowsley to tin* Partliciioii  and  Lancashire to the Attic   Plains."  an enemy in whom no faith can be  placed? Thc world has a right to  know all that can be known about  the greatest enemy the human race,  has produced in recent years.  Pub'.ish Bismarck's hook and discuss the propriety of tin: act at The  i-fai'iie.  304 Eggs in a Year  In  the  sixth    national    egg-laying  contest   in    Missouri a   White   Rock  hen  laid 304 egtfs  in  the year.  In the seventh annual contest,  which begun on November 1, 300  pullet;; laid 2,200 eggH, which soW  for $81.40. They consumed 2.223  pounds of feed, which cost $64.90,  \}\\y. p������v\Cilin'-* :ihovi* thr* eost of llioir  feed " during the lowest producing  months of the year and eating high-  priced food. The war-time feeding  ration contained no wheat and was  eompoKf-.d as follows: Dry mash, 20  pounds aborts, 20 bran, '20 oatu, 20  cornnieal,    26 beef   scrap.      To    go  ���������..���������,-, .   ��������� ,M         with tins mash 200 pounds of grain  Chief   Cause*   of   Impurity   in   Milk  Vtlc.  f!;n,,  " "    V . '  Militarism ������oming for    All   'of    Ua  Unless  Germany  Is  Beaten  Lx-President Taft stated the esse  exactly when he told a Boston audience that "if the United States did  not win the war the only alternative;  would be to make- militarism the  dominating policy of the government." Not only must Germany be  prevented from winning the war, but  we must win it. A* drawn battle, a  return to the status quo ante, will as  surely impose militarism on the  United States as will a German victory. Every so-called pacifist who is  working to bring about an inconclusive peace is working tooth and nai!  for militarism in this country, militarism of which this generation ami  the ~next would see no  end.  Not even the *>"icifists denv cm"  longer the sinister ambitions of Germany. There is no longer any debate  about what she would do if she could.  Suppose all the nations were to do as  Germany  would  like  to   have    them,  *������*-*?l      Hid     ������"<v?t.f-     r\ IX    ������**.**������     *���������!������.-���������     I*****. *������5r������      *\ *     i**t.-x  ������������������****        ������.������**-       ������������������������_}.������*.       w������������       ���������"-'*���������.        Vlti^,        1/U.Hl3        v** ���������������.������.���������������  annexations     and    no      indemni'ies."  Germany's     ambitions   wou'd   remain  the  same;     she   would  merely     have  been thwarted in this first attempt to  realize   them,     thwartvd   by      certain  miscalculations   she   made   and   v hich  she   would   not   make    again.     Every  nation in the world would begin immediately   to   prepare   for   Germany's  next    attempt to realize    them,    this  country  above  all.    We   should   have    .to  install   militarism     on   a     German  than  it was  in   the  old  days   before,   scale,    and   keep it standing through  submarines  and  mines  were  known,   j whatever   years     of   peace     Gerr-iany  ".������..*    ui'iiniM    Villi  The initiative had been seized, aud  all real initiative was thenceforward  denied to the enemy. "Time is everything," said Nelson; "five minutes  makes a difference between a victory and a defeat."  Of all the  theatres  or the  war the  North Sea is the most important, for  it is closed against the Germans, and  this   great  blockade   constitutes     the  main  reason  for her    protest.       She  rebels against  British  sea supremacy  and therefore claims "freedom of the  seas,"   though   her  action   is     an  endeavor to qualify to be thc tyrant of  them. Thc magnificence of the work  of  the   British  patrols   must  be   recognized, and while the Germans may  enjoy a certain opportunity of under-  ������--������UJ,i������f  f\'/t  or>'-"-^',",r>i,s  v'tho1.1'   much  difficulty, no  real  or permanent    advantage   is   gained  by  such   proceedings. Day and night, in every weather, our patrols are at work, and the  records  of heroism  at  sea  in    these  services  have  never been   surpassed.  Mercantile marine  trawlers,  destroyer flotillas, patrol boats, and air services  have combined  to  exercise   an  activity which has never been relaxed,  and they  have  been   engaged   in  countless-combats.     It   is   sometimes  wondered  why the  grand  licet   does  not take aggressive action, but naval  history    shows    thai to attack coast  defences  is   not   the   proper   or   even  the  permissible  work    of    warships,  and   this  is   still   less   possible     now  .i i  iuf4IU    .tliuw    ui-,    icailj  selves at any  instant.  War taxation in time o:' war is n<u  agrt:eable, but is borne because it 1*  necessary. How wou'd permanent  war taxation in timf of peace be enjoyed? This country ilocn not wane  to become'militarist. It wants to lay  down the sword as *--:>i~>n as its unwelcome but iu"C<-*.sary task is done.  Who are they who would thwart tliits  di'Sll'."    .iiitl       fO;W       i ii ll������i.ii'SS'������ii    Oil      il<-������'  lown   the  number  of  submarines ; forever,  m.i!<������.   th*.   suvo'd     cleave     tr.  the submarine campaign was instituted, but it. has never answered the  expectation,* of its authors. It has  not changed the strategic situationJn  the least; great damag*.: has been indicted, and officers and men have  been cast adrift in situations ot terrible hardship. But, notwithstanding  all the loss, a number of exlraodi-  narily ingenious methods have been  successfully employed and are keeping  which would otherwise be engageu  in their deadly work. The actual  methods used cannot be explained,  When an American ennvspondmt  visited the Ueet, he asked how  the thing was done, and the officers  said: "Sometimes by ramming; sometimes by gunfire; sometimes by ox-  plosives, and in many other ways  which we do not te'.l." Whatever  element ol uncertainty exists as to  the further work of the submarines,  mere is no doubt in regard to the  conclusion that tin: submarine will  never bring Britain or her allir.*; to  the  verge  of   famine,    or  her hand? The paciu*-*?, and those  who would have us ������-hake hands wi'h  an unbeaten, univpentttnt, ami still  lusiiti'* <"'.'ni*.'i:i\.��������� 1- ivmi the London  I im< ������-.  Getting Back  Jiltiins *,;������l lu-hind a girl with _.i  tremendous- hat on. lie leaped this  ,...,,. -j,i,l tlr,*,' way and tu'i o������-d underneath and I'ivn- ill*.- top till lii-  was tired, and lln n. ������aking I.'s lift'  in ids ham!-*, ���������"-* to ?p������ ak, he a. Iced  the damsel if f4i<:'d vi her lake her  hat off or -"Jt -'till. "'I wani to look  anywhere.   as woi*  ns v<n, ,*,-,/���������  \u. il-t-iislir-il.   Tin*  r>-, r   u^.^,1  if  r-  /*IY  ���������������!'   \  you some.thini', of the heroic battle  otory of the. Do.ninion.--Staff Correspondent of the Canadian  Press.  I'-.  Stranger  tat  the  front gate*' ������������������Do  ou  think vour mother could b't me  ive  :.;oi!ic  egg:  Small     Boy ���������  chickens have  ��������� Nil,     ina'iiin.  ill   gone   dry.  D  ur  W.  N.  V.      113*1  perimont   Station   says   the   old    id'-a  that dust and dirt are big    factors iu  introducing bacteria into milk is disproved,  and  by a  series  oi     experiment!-,   il   has   been   found   that   their  importance is negligible.    The ft-r^nt-  e<U   factor  for    introduchij*;    bacteria  are.  he  says,  unsanitary    milk    ciuis  land   erpiipnnnt,  improperly      cleaned  |millcing machine..-;, garget m   -he cow  j.iuu   lainne   m  1:001   tin:   mine  n>  pro-  l|'i*r   temperature.  "How tr. it ve've never married,  No rah?"  "O'loug xvid ye, Mike! Slntre the  man I'd many ain't been bom yet.  an* hiii niotner'B ihy.u}."���������Hon ton  TrauHCiipt.  "I'-Tov; long have von been married?"  "Long enough io rrrt lined to crtti-  cifim (citner miviug u <ntr or curving  ;i  roast."--Detroit  Free  Pre*!*.  near it.    Scarcity of food is not due  i;o much to the submarines as to the  j great demand  on   the  world   ���������-���������uppliei   .-."u  ping absorbed  by  naval and  military | vour" face."���������Life,  rei'tiircnient'i.  girl glanc������>ii at  him over her shouhl-  c*. ami smiled a *-iuih*. "Oh, you do:"  id  tlov.lv.    "Well, it>   tha.   fa-'*  One of the most fascinating chap-  tern in this booklet deals with the  initiation in the .Mediterranean, where  r.ea-powcr in ot such nuniientous im-  t'Ortance to tin��������� nllie**. The Vreneh  lattleship Kquadronn were Ci)nc'-'������������-  tratcd in the Mediterranean^ Iw'fore  the war, aud th<* Germans ::���������'.���������*!���������������!���������*������!  to raiu im: ri'rii������:n o.mspoi i������ ;-m H������-a  while   troopi;     were     ln-in*^     brought  again.  ���������Td  Lend  me    $10  atticr  1  mi*.  until  p-.U   il   }���������.'-  von  tile  ������vai'.  "V/lir-t   d--*   V'Hi  m������:-m?"  ���������'Suppoi-i*  1 b-iid yon $11) until   I  ���������'���������>������:  vou  again.     in   \Urw-     ctrcum*.tances  i.i.,        \iXi.lll.x     *U      ..[l.      I"      I"-      ���������������'������>���������   Ii      /���������'   ���������   "I"  :v'.;  ttuui     vour*.  Herald:  Mirmjtij.ji  fMUtoMMK  .���������.r������-.k.,*i*.J^..''ai.-jnas;-;-:  '' ���������*'U4JU*y41������i^4���������*l���������'^'-T,  ��������� :.' -.- n.."---^-^.^-.---^.-^.^^  i���������aj~;aarSJ������������3Mi; rS,"ES"S?    52*S*?"E?fi?5*������������"S    *as**g,ftrBg*i*ttar  ,-���������*/"  EOBI  i-Pii  N REVIE  put to him he is  only  storing up  jl ��������� *������       ������ 1   ���������       _   lis  xri  ^*������>������^������T *>11  Mm  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hates. Owner arid Editor.  ORESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, MAR.- 8  m n&@mm swb&ss P^fi������  Creston Valley, in common -with  Wl������*   vlll^O*.     pal US   Ui   iJ.V.,     iHCOpSJjUlVV/  of party strength, genuinely regrets  the   death _of  Premier   Brewster,  utility of this sort, for which salary  is paid, must of necessity * operate  according to some rules and regulations���������health and weather permit-  f.ino*  -���������rail, however, the matter is as  Hon. Dr. King alleges isn't it high  time some sort o������ schedule was  arranged. Hitherto the belief has  v.p.������.r������ general that a 24-hour ssrvioe  ^  \  vvxiG      paSScU      SVi'S  -- .. 1j*lw������1l/'lA YT  XXIJ4 X.'  X XXX XU^  XJ\4X*X.  was    to    be   available.     Definite  public information  on  the subject  Vi-vsvltl-*.  SOMETIMES THE WEATHER we are getting these days gives the impression that Spring is just around the corner, and you are tempted to  pull through somehow or other on the heating stove you are using, bad  and all as it is.  Li.^1-^.  ���������.W.vv***-  after but a few days ilness.  The late premier was, perhaps,  not a big man in the sense most of  as size up political leaders, these  days, but there is no gainsaying  the sterling honesty of purpose that  permeated his private, business and  public life���������a characteristic that  seldom failed to impress itself on  all who heard him, and helped  materially in marshalling the overwhelming Liberal vote polled in  September, 1916.  As head of the government he  was fearless of consequences. He  insisted on the introduction of busi-  ress principles where hitherto  political considerations were prime  factors; with temporarily disastrous  results tis true, though in due'time  the soundness and wisdom of his  policies are bound to be manifest.;  The late Mr. Brewster was the  business, rather than the political,  type of leader, a change B.C. had  for some time needed. One of the  old school of real Liberals he did  not hesitate to enter heartily with  the Unionist element in the late  federal election.  All in all, both as a citizen and  Liberal premier, he rightly merited  and held the respect and confidence  of aU t,r> n. rlecrree   anv Rur.of.ssor of  his will hardl attain so readily.  River ferry is a too-much . used  utility to be operative only at the  whim   or   fancy   of any man  in  ni\r\ ta leer**  ������������5ffa������������ Yi������BS& ���������������& Mv&mBzm  Some time last month you got  your schooltax notice from the  assessor at Nelson. You probably  noticed that the total asseesment is  $527,635,   and   the  rate   10   mills  Xms is a great mistake, we think, and for two reasons : I. Ail xviarcn nas yet  to eomn, and generally the seasons have a knack of squaring things lip-^-whether  its been too mild, or the-reverse, and 2. There is no immediate prospect, at any  rate, of the price we. make on the following lines being duplicated before next winter.    So, both on the score of utility, as well as saving some money, don't overlook  4-i-������rt   A\r/.nv\l*inrin I    'xrrx ixxxxc   tt?������\   /"v-flnai-*   lir*   "lii^/   CAWMUlUUai     WM/1.U.V/0     ������������ *j   UUU&    xxx . _  OnaAn  **^UWB8  all sizes.  _   _4������flr*,TraM������������������E  a. *���������*���������������������* ���������xvix+xx <9  Upright Coal Heaters  at very special prices.  ^sr"hi^sT>H      \$    **!1    *V.V������a    viqIap  WlJIl>Uf XX        X*XX ll.������V ^.*.������.w>^  are paid,  FmBT** SssSs&desSm  The Kootenay River Ferry matter is again  to  the  fore;  not real  prominently   its   true,    but quite  interestingly     nevertheless.      The  early part of January  some  of the  citizens from across   the  river  had  occasion to attend a ni^lit meet-in**  iu town.    The   ferryman aud   also  his assistant, so the story goes, also  wished to be   present  at the same  gathering,    with   the   result   that  ferry users   were   notified that the  ferry'would not operate after seven  o'clock on the evening in question.  As  conditions  in  every  respect  were ideal for running the ferry on  this   occasion   the  aforementioned  residents did   not   take   kindly   to  having to spend the night in town  and  pay board   and   lodging   for  themselves and teams���������a matter of  at least 83 for each tearaowner.  To make a test ca&e of it tlie  expense bill of one of tlie gentlemen  was sent the minister of public  works, along with an explanation  of the matter. The reply thereto  is illuminating. Briefly stated it  reads: ''Your claim cannot be  ���������*nrerrainod by r.riin department/, in  view of the fact that the ferry at  the Reclamation Farm is a free  ferry, and run on no regular  schedule."  While those directly interested  are at a loss to know why a  utility that gets tho man in charge  ���������aiiGO a .your taioi-iu be Htyleu u  "free" ferry, their greater   concern  will yield $5,276  You may recollect that at the  school meeting last year a total of  $4,500 only was voted. And it will  do no harm to recall that at the  meeeting the trustees made it clear  that it was necessary to vote this  sum because the authorities at  Victoria would only supply 75 per  cent, of the amount voted, or  $3,375, which would be ample for  school purposes this year, with  some back taxes that seemed likely  to be available as well.  From these figures it will be  noticed that while only $3600 was  actually needed, $4500 had to be  asked for;- and on top of this a rate  has been struck that will yield  $5,276���������$700 more than requested.  Of course, out of this must be  allowed something for the" 10 per  cent, allowed on rates paid before  July 1st, but even reckoning that  all hands pay up by that date $527  would take care of all the discounts,  leaving a net surplus of almost  $300 above the $4,500 that has to  be asked for. Assuming ail taxes  are liquidated, the assessor will net  almost $4,800. Aud the actual  cash needed for school purposes  $3,600. Admitting all these things  ratepayers in Oreston School  District are   taxed   to the   time  of  Sit 1 9.00   nnn Appogafil ir  In passing it is only fair to state  that this $300 item is quite in  order���������it is a 6 per cent, levy on  taxes which are in arrears, Assessor  Jarvis informs. All of which  seems to mean that the fellow who  pays his school rates within the  year is being fined 6 per cent, because some other fellows fail to pay  their school dues. But this is  beside the question we are endeavoring to argue.  For 1917, too, you will readily  recall your general taxes, plus the  surtax, also aggregated 1 per  cent., or 10 mills. On this same  $527,635 assessment Creston sohool  district alone whacked up another  $5,276, less the 10 per cont. For  all other districts in Creston Valley  certainly an equal amount was  rained, making Hay $10,000 all told.  Foi 1018 tho samo figures hold  good, bringing the total up to  $20,000.  r    .    . , *      .,  . ,-w-   -. ,     , ., ��������� , v ,.     ...      I ,**./���������, ..r    /-*.*��������������� ���������-1        ^ ��������� "1 *"     '> f  that did any of our   readers   see or  Mica-front, Nickle-trim   f*f|iry -QllCGll H@I|.terS   for coal or wood  Special attention is called to a McCLARY RANGE, 6-hole, with reservoir  and high closet, wood or coal burner*.  We have everything in Stoves.    Prices on these are rock bottom,      ~  /  j ^*ss������iT* g**, s������ tre 1.  *A<������*A *������*���������������&*������**A Q������  8.    *Br*iO������ *i"sr^rt*  mm*a. v������%wu  account of our school over-taxation  at all. -  If any local merchant, mail  Order house, church collector, oil  share peddler or friend in need  handled you **-2 change for a $5  bill twice in succession the English  language would be all too insufficient to give adequate expression  to your feelings, failing a more  forcible outbreak, and yet an unsympathetic government gets away  with the game, and at a time when  all hands are more or less hard put  to make ends meet.  Plenty of time and energy, and  some cash, to further Kootenay  Flats reclamation, but nothing  stirring to make the existing community a real one, and at the same  time cut down the taxes. "Blessed  are the poor in spirit: for theirs is  the kingdom of heaven."  is urged-by the Government  will you do YOURS?  -it has done ITS pari, we are doing OURS-  OUB part is to grow .the very best trees possible, to see they are true*  to name, to care for them in every while they are in our nursery, and to  deliver to you, upright, clean, healthy, well-calipered trees -with magnificent root system, well packed, all charges paid, at your nearest station  -��������� J-,-,-*-       -*yir~ ���������:^>,^������������������i^ *iri���������i- xu~x x\-z~ j'_ 7vrTT������ ,x  %JV uucik.        W is axxix.cx*rxj[   tjxxnirx vlhmixi uuia lo xjtxjxti   pn.ru.  YOUR, part^ is to  get yo^r j>rder_ready__ without delay so that you can  Rarlv orders ar* better for  y  imanly^ impossible to give, the  same attention and care to late orders as those placed six or twelve  months in advance.  Will you write us today for any information, and giying us an idea of  your requirements? Our services and advice are cheerfully yours.  Our large general and Fruit Catalogue, our Rose Catalogue, our Price  List are yours for the asking���������they contain valuable planting and general  information. Do not delay���������write to-day, or see our local representative  Andrew. Miller.  British Ooiiilfsoii NtifSefiSS OOfnpan;, Liiliitid  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouuer, B.C.      Nursery at Sardis  rGSSBBBStf tUfBVBGB&BS  has to do with the service. If, uh;*'(!'u* ������* t������o government Hpunding  the hitter Htateo, the ferry 'loen not' SI0,000 in thecio parts? !>o any of  run on a "regular'' schedule, does ' ������*'r readern aerioimly believe even  it operate on an irregular one? In \ ft'l.OOO wan Mpeut. And if ho did  i.'no mud M'-hi-du]*; ������������������'���������>���������? il. ixgulur or , ���������-'���������*'- ** '*������������������������'> *v'- v.du*: fin vvliatov*:!'  irregular- to he to the liking ot', amount ������vi*n ������������������Aix-inn**.^  tho ferryman only ! And can it he Thin year there me no outward  altered or suspended (except in oi -visible *ignn that, a much larger  emergency) without reuHonnhly''.juni will he expended, but even  good cause and such notice an the i allowing that ^oddf) will come buck  situation demand**? 'tons   in  M>������ne   shape   or   form    we  When    tho    minister    concerned I have    only     **HuOO    expended     us  Agriculturally speaking the next  event to look forward to is the visit  of the Farmers' Institute speakers.  A little additional interest attaches  to these gentlemen on this occasion  because the annual  report  of the  department of agriculture  just to  hand pays   them   a   little   special  attention  oer^onollv. in   the shape  of an appendix to the volume dealing with the feeding costs of these  tourists,   if  we  may so  designate  them.    This cost Bheet is variously  illuminating.    Taking live of these  gentlemen, more or loss familiar to  Creston audiences, it shows it costs  40 per cont. more   to feed   them on  the   dining   car  than   it  does  at  hotels.    Of  tho   five   wo  havo   in  mind   Mr.    Wiancko,     the   dairy  cattle authority,   gets  away   with  an average of *H2.25 a day for eats.  Our old  friend   M.   S.   Middloton  sponds H-2.22.    Mr.      Terry,      tho  poultry   expert v2.15,    Mr.   Hunt,  our   present   horticulturist,  $1.02.  And   Miv English,   who   discusses  soils and kindred  topics, ^l^JJ    lio  it said here, however, that tho low  feeding costs of theso two  latter is  not. due' io the   fact   that   thoy   avi*  vogeuirians  or any tiling like that,  hut rather that   Mr. Hunt goes on  costs. Those who would be plump  or rotund should study Mr. Middle-  ton's dietary habits. He seems to  come by it by an even balanced  ration. At hotels there is a spread  of only eight cents between his  lightest and heartiest gastronomic  effort; on the diner its but a matter of seven cents���������were Maurice  of Scotch descent this- latter a-  mount might be chargeable to tips.  The next  agricultural   report  will  w iiui  UU     HVVilllUU  meatless days are in vogue, and the  government is demanding more  and more economy, this' statement of eating expense should fairly accurately reflect the upward or  downward trend of living costs.  hotels, und Mr. English copies his  example only he travels light  aboard trains, lleing a dairyman  jvir.  Wiancko   doubtless   insists on  Should! Be Specific  In a two-column editorial, dono  in extra largo type, with the opening paragraph appropriately sot in  black face, last week's Kaslo  lCool������.ui4.i^n doni.vud;; to be told  "What is tho matter with the  Kootenay country anyhow?"  Speaking solely for the rather import ant Creston Valley suction  thereof we hasten to assure that  there isn't itnything the matter  with this part ot  Kootenay. iSicigb-  Kaslo is not the whole of Kootenay  by any means. In future we must  insist on on the Kootenaian being  more specific in such matters^���������at  least to the extent of not including  Cretton in the blue ruin belt. S.o  far we have been able to eat, drink  and are merry, or, at least, not sad  ���������commercially speaking. As for  tlie future, are we downhearted ?  No ! Incidentally, too, should not  tho Kaslo weekly amend tlie  question io read What's the matter with the people of the Kootenay anyhow?" The country is  exactly as God made it, and He  doeth all things well.  Clover Seed���������If yon are needing any  of it tho Mercantile Co. can supply  your needs at$'l5 pur hundred pound.*-.  ROBT. LAMONT  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE   -    REAL'ESYATE  UEALER IN COAL  ing has been a   hit of a disappoint-  two   meals  a  day   when living at>4inent for lumbering operations, but  1 .  resorts to much a patpaoie exeus** as ��������� agannii.   *iv.i������,ooo   eoueeuo.       nnori/ 1 niii.n.1111 ioii*������t,    mm    j������i 1.   miry   ������e*  "?,'������ ri/'olitr "el.edoJe"   'o I'V-il" 1 h<-' "leiMi'i-d hi i "<l v.-.i nl.ont   ft. I '> (\(\i\ it, ! iluiilil   eoet. hes vv on e'/i-'H which in  p������*i tinent ^situation   that  has   been I two    years.       And    this    with    no! part aceounts ha-   their high living  agriculturally and horticultnrally  tho past season has been almost a  banner one, with prospects of 11)18  being still   bettor.    From    reading  .������������������������������..       ���������      >. 1 .  I/*m;   iviam.i.'iii.miii    I \.     .iwiio,   >t..������.aii  .������.,.������  11  times a iv. sadly out of joint in Kaslo  and the   region   round   about,   but  CRESTON   ~   -   B.C.  LAND REGISTRY ACT  In the mailer of an application for  the issue of a duplicate Certificate of  Title to Block 7 of Lot. Mil, Croup 1.  Kootenay   District,  Province of Brit-  *.-*, *',,l,.,,,K!;,s   M.,M ������*<������v(_  Notice is hereby given that it is my  intention to issue nt 1 lie cxpii-111 ion ������n  one month 11 ftor the (irst publication  hereof a duplicate of the Cert.il Icale <>t  Title to the above mentioned Block, in  tlie inline of TIiuiiuik iju.iife, which  Certificate in dated the iXhti day of  November, 11107, ami numhereil HHI7.\.  Dated at tin* Land II* ^inl 1 y Ofllt.vat  NcIhoii. B.C., tbiM L'Ufh   day of  Jans  , ..      idle  Iv S. MTOKKS,  Dale of m-h.1   puhlic.it 1  i-ch. 1,  h |h,  -f-i  Ii  1  4i  IS  al  >.mwtmmi������>' ^-^^mi-^iMx\il������'x-������mmami^mi  Mittl^l^ ���������^-*irwwiiTi*riifnfm^irMWWlliWI>*^^  ���������~r''~���������'K���������muamullamm'amnn0mu*'mm'*^ i  The old Lion brewery at Rossland is  being dismantled and the ..machinery  shipped to United States points.  Employees of the Nelson street railway are asking for-It .$15 a month raise  in pay.    They will probably get $10.  C^rand Forks claims almost 350  people attended a patriotic masquerade skating carnival in that town last  week.  j* fiMnii Forks conssrvsttonlsts have  resoluted so conserye the entire bacon  supply of Canada for the use of the  Allies.  At Trail hist week 750 paid admission I-   Trail Presbyterian   Sunday   school  to a masquerade carnival.   200 of the ' scholars gave $21.55 at a special eol-  lot were ia costume. " I lection  last   Sunday    for   Armenian  relief.  Kaslo's debenture debt is down to  About half of this is owing  $54,000.  on the electric light plant.  The provincial game warden has  started to stock the Penticton country  with Mongolian pheasants.  On securing . a permit from the  .medical health officer citizens of Rossland may keep pigs within the city  limits.  .&.U1O1115 J7x.it.anj buiviu trascSbo uue ihOSD  valuable one of   the  lot is the new  school,, reckoned to be worth 1*135,000.  ^1 L -J.��������� ��������� X   ������-TUA  lounge uc&ii uue  at over $28,000.  lounge uc&ii uue K;iiTKiuxi\^ ojiotciii  IS THE WORLD'S BEST CHEW  It is manufactured  tobacco in its purest  form.  It has a pleasing  flavor.  +4fxlrx  :rt<W*4   OCIMf**���������  TWQVxSmFQri  t���������r���������"-  for man's use.  m, sw  ^^ ������k S    f88  fl������  The Co-Operative Growere of Penticton claim'they refused almost $50,-  000 worth   of   orders   for   fruit' last  season.  The ice harvest at Mirror  Lak  complete.    It was fully   as   large as  last year, and of the same excellent  quality.  The city of   Sandon,   which  went  bankrupt five years ago, is now out  debt, and  has $2180 of a clear cash  surplus.  ' The Associated Boards of Trade, of  Easterd B.C. will meet at Revelstoke  for the fall session���������--in September  probably.  The'Stockbreeders' Association of  | Southeast Kootenay has been organized.    P.    Wood     of    Cranbrook    is  i  j president.  j    The fire chief at Rossland  and the  1 police chief at Fernie have   both been  . asked   for   their  resignations  within  the week.  The Trail News is quite confident  there is a good" opening for the right  man in the steam laundry business in  tfiat town.  Trail contemplates raising the town  clerk's salary to $145 a month.s At  Rossland this official gets $175, and at  Nelson $200.  Prairie fruit markets commissioner  Grant tells the Penticton Herald that  Okanagan Mcintosh Red apples are  tne beat grown.  There is a talk of the Trail smelter  peeple putting in. a concentrator at  Nelson to handle the ore from the  Silver King mine.  Trail council will have $71,400 of  debentures tc^seil this year to finance  the new sewer and water system and  public school building expense.  Cranbi*ook  board of trade   has an  idea the St. Mary's prairie countrv in  that district might bean ideal location  for a colony of returned soldiers.  At Phoenix commissions totalling  $314 were earned on the sale of Victory  W JXEj.CN yuUUWIl a ������unt yvuvaui uv c������Tre������jr wiwi w������*^r  articles that are a source of continuous expense to  the man who still drives a horse. For instance, not  ������sly year drivisg-herse and buggy, but the single harness,  blankets, wM]t������,0currycojnbs, brushes* horse-shoes, pitchforks, feed-bins, etc - .     .       .  In their place you have a speedy, depeadable, dignified,: *" '  roomy Ford Car���������complete in itself.   It is vastly superior to  the narrow, cramped Duggy that travels so siowly.   And  when a Ford is standing idle it does not eat three meals a  day, and it requires no ^looking after.".  AFbrd-vdlisaveyou-^e,trouhle,andmonQr.   It is the  utility car for the busy farmer and hla family. ' -  R������nalb������?5t.    -. -$S?S,.  ^ Touring -..-   -  $595  W ������j3!JW|g m       m-   07.7O  Sedan - -   -  $970  N  esse  THE UNIVEl&AL CAR One-ton Truck $750  ,F. O. B. FORD, ONT.  mt  at Canyon City Lumbar Co. Sawmill at  S^t^      i^l'i__  v^tuiyuu oiiA/.  I BBlflhur    PnmnAmj  LIMITED,  yaBs|u!s   yn|   uiieihjoi   nyenp@������������|f  over to the Women's Patriotic Society.  Trail will improve its fire fighting  equipment this^year. to the extent of  buying half a dezen hose carts, which  will be stationed in likely parts of the  city.  Revelstoke trustees want $27,250 for  school purposes this year. The city  council Ik afraid the taxes collectable  will not be sufficient to guarantee such  a sum.  i  i  i  9  Dealer  GREsTON  G.r J. Sprettll, a Cranbrook lawyer,  is the 1918 president of the board of  trade in that town.  f  Transfer \ iw.ni and Peprf S^hl  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   of Second-Harid  Harness    /  Coal and Wood For Sale.  M     it*0A  t^iMmmm SS Sirdar Ave. .tl&B'G&ti&BD  Bmn.<mi,^������.,.,.������l,.r������~.M������J.|l^.r.ft|,nwn[|Mt)  J  THE CANADIAN BANK  OFCOp#4ERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER, g^}gs*^ S!K JCr'N  * ">.D. General Mnnager  CV.Q, LL.D., D.C.L. VraldcM  I-!. V. P. JONIS. A:u'i. Ccn'l. Manager  CawtalPa!d Up. $15,000,000 T Reserve Fund. - .f.23,5GQ,cca  -���������'vtwuti    ** u<w    nn-'iiMQiwi     I>wruiuiii:x:    v-iiiKlll  lO  accounts,   collections, loans and  the other facilities offered *  hy ihi<; TVinlr. m  O. (v. H������**������N"i>iKT'r VianMJMU" (/i^Htoiii ������>iaii<Ji  Rossland citizens and organizations  sire raising $2000 lo buy an X-ray  machine for the city hospital. The  council last week yoted $250 for the  cause.-  The  Royal  Hotel  people   at   Cranbrook have donated   free of charge a  commodious room for a "club room for  the branch of the Great War Vete-:  rans in that city.  The Aspen mine at Salmo recently  made a shipment of ore to the Trail  smelter that will run 300 ounces of  silver to the ton. Bar silver is now  quoted at 85 cents per ounce.  W. Ramsey of Fernie has just been  named district provincial engineer for  %"KT*+f,4-    Y^ * wvtnn.* <������������������/       SBfSfli    1% /id f\i* iljl *fr*4-*T>t������r*   ������������ ���������*  VV    ���������*.   t.>*U    **.-* >������������l/V  Katl^  ������       ���������*������������������/���������*     0 m fc- ������������.-��������� *^ ���������������������������-   vo. +.-    .w  Nelson*, succeeuinf?   F. L. McPheison.  who has returned to Victoriit.  Nelson harbors had their annual  banquet at the Hume Hotel last  Thursday. Eight of the scissors and  razor experts were on hand���������all of.  them that there are in the city.  The proprietor of the King's Hotel,  Fernie, contributed $77 to the provincial revenues last week. Tho chief of  police caught, him with a jug of  whiskey concealed under the bar.  Kathleen Wall, aged 11 years, is  dead at Nelson, the result of a coasting accident last Friday. The sled ran  into a team of horses, one of the  heavy horses falling on the child.  Police commissioners at. both Hovel-  stoke und KiihIo are of opinion thui  gambling is all too prevalent in these  eilien, though unwilling to tell th*  police where the gamesters can ha  located.  On the Hale of Victory Roods the  iiiibl.Uati at Ui au in noli, ami UitiUic^  earned a eomniii^ion ot' :ji2Ki, wliieb  was distributed to various patriotic  organizations at the places where  bonds were purchased.  llnnnors Ferry council in coiif-iidcr-  Inj'j pnrcbiHiiii**; the private-owned  electric light pin in. in  that, city at i>i  * i������   <i������*������������r niwi ������ .      .   . ������      . i      r.  said to be a nioney-malcer to thc tune  1 of nt. lentil, Sriin.ooo m  year.  NOTICE  OF CANCELLATION  OF RESERVE  MINERAL AGT  P6EMF  Certificate or improvements  NOTTCR  Carolina. Old   IVJLike,   Old   Abe,   Gray  Rock   Mineral Claims,   situate  in  the Nelson    Mining   Division   of  \\ est Kootenay District.    Where  located:    North      1'ork     Summit  Creek.  TAKE   NOTICE    Ihat   I.   Churles  Moore,   Engineer   and    Surveyor,   of i Deputy Minister of l.amb  Nelson; B.C.. acting as agent for Har-   Department of Lands,  lis   Ginsberg   of Nelson,   B.C.,   Free       Victoria, B.C.. Janiiavv i������. W18.  Miner's Certificate No. 0085O,   intend,    *_   sisty days from  the  date Hereof, to  apply to  the  Mining  Recorder  for a j  Certificate of  Improvements, for the  purpose of obtaining  a  Crown Grant  A Bonnei s Ferry dealer claim  be selling a carload of Ford ca  month thes  s  to  i*s a  Notice i* hereby given that !b-.*  reserve existing over Lot lOt'30. Gi^up  1, Kootenay District, is eam-eiled for  the purpose of selling .same ti> Mr. .b-e  Tebo,  g. r. nadi:n.  I'l   I'll*.' Jiiii'yi! X...X...I.".  And further take notice that action,  under section 85 must be commenced  before the issuance of such Certificate  of Improvements. 4  Dated   this 14th   day   of   January,  *   ������\     ia*o  ������.������., ���������,-"������HABL]RS MoORE, Agent.  Is there any  Meat in  the  House?  This is the first question that prese.its itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry?  Skafmf���������*ch Ftvnnd  Hams and Bacon  Finest   Quality  C4f\rx I* it/������   H/vm  v^-W.wX-'Vw      M.A.I.-WWU  Lunch Meat  Bologna, &c.  are   always    In   0������i   hu������l  bcie,    lu nii'ittri nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock  product**.  Synopsis of Coal Mining  -      Rtttndnrinns  Coal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, the Yukon Territory, theNorth-  Wesfc Territories and in a portion of  the Prnvinceof British Columbia, may  be leased for a term of .twenty-one  years renewal for n further lerm of  12 VA-ai-H at an annual rental of $1 an  nci-e. Not more than 2.500 acres will  lie leased to mie artplicant.  Appiicatiiai f������������i a lease must be made  by tlie applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-A gent of the distinct- in which  the rights applied for are situated.  In Surveyed territory the land must  be described by sections, or legal sub-  divinions oj section's, and in unsurvcy-  ed territory the tract applied fort-hall  ho. st������tkcd ont by the applicant himself  Each application must be accompanied by a fee of $5 which will be r<-  fM**������.d ed if tVe ������*������*���������*"?>+*r ���������*.'**'>!*''d for :**'<* ������i������>t  ....-������-������.i_    i......_.  ...I.....:..  Ut <>>>!>.Ml',   Hill   >���������>>���������   .'.<>\  .   >. I..v .  9       B  DUKlf  i% lilt., LIU.  Ml..  JX I i>\ .ui\  Hball Im* paid ou the merchantable onl-  ; put oi' line Jiiine ii* tb������* rtnteitf fixf cent*  j per ton.  ���������     Tl������** n**-^-*<n *>n���������������i';lnfr *.h* mine nhil'  ' furnish tits AfrV������-ifc *vlt*i ***vn* s rjt ii* i*  ao<st>aa i.a.? / *.*   cu f il    iiii.ij/  marjhvit!*..* . jxtxl mi.\i I .������I p i/ c ��������� .  rayilty :h j. .������ .-a     I.' th s   ��������� >..   n. ii j^  returns 8hi>.iM  bJ  tarn.sni I   a.   i  onr*> ������ vfi*.*.  The inane   will   Include  mining rights only.  l**<n- full information application  ~>i>nu!il Im- tiin.a.' l������. tin- .S.-ii ,-1 j>> y ,������f th,*  Dcpartmciu of tin* Interior, Ollaun,  ��������� ���������r to any ji^ent or Sul*~Agent of  i^.rii.iiiuii S -iii.ii-.  VV.  \V. rOKYV l������epntv Minister  I lit-   I III .-��������� mi,  N'.ll.     I "it authorized pi i Mini t ion of this  icIa i-l I It i-liictll  will  ti"l   In* 'mill  tor.  the     coal  ���������������MWlWIII'������IIIH������mlM������**t*MI������ll*^^ WMiii������ni.Mi������...,������.i^������i.w������^������<tt������^^������^^  J. ttiffl������fc2ffl3������fi.!ffiaffl3'C L-; fr-*WJi^^.-.^iWI������IVi'������*sai'������'*������^^  -r i <^������������w ^ j^Mt^ *y*^*������*J|-������ *., iir*4 W^.>.������.'< wr' ith*>t-i MK--T* t -a*,jjw.*ftjffl*--ci8a^  jinxniMini  <^.gr^~^^  THE "REVIEW,     CRESTON,     B.     C,  ���������fr-asa  A BRIGHT TOBACCO Q* THE FINEST QUALI1Y  10 CENTS PEE PLUG  AMARANTH  CJLU1S  ��������� BY ���������  JL a FLETCHER  wAsux lock & co.. uwrm  Unrofoa. {UttSbemsa, a*d Tarsal*  J)  "And under  what  circumstances?"  Hilda had been thinking while the  talk went on around her.    She    was  committed  now;   she  was  in   for   it;  i and she had Udcen the decisive  step  j and was going forward on her  self-  ��������� chosen path.    She knew    what     she  | wanted;  she  believed that this    was  ! a sure way to get it.    And in all she  | i said,   she had   a  due   regard  to    the  5   fact that her husband and her "brother were  present.     So she  faced   her  stern-eyed interrogator with boldness  which a certain type of woman always feels when she is testifying before an audience.  (Continued.)  "Yes."  "This lady"���������he   raised    his  and  pointed  to  Hilda���������"Mrs.  singham, was in the house that  1  found her hcref    her    explanation  was  that,  having a  latch  key  to    a i if   r ft,*���������*.  .������       , '     ,       .      ,   .  ,..������... i   i ic x~ I VOlll ttClt.   I   lillllK-  oiti������ uO>r, Sue uau aumincu iivuseu  lu i -   ,,���������r.    - , , .      -,  --������������������'������ Will  you   keep  to  thc   question r  promptly.    "Biit she is putting a construction on it which isn't true?"  The great man frowned.  '"Proceed, ma'am," he commanded.  "1 can draw my own inferences."  "Mr.   Ellington,"  continued     Hilda,  with smooth intonation, "appeared to  desire���������shall-wc call    it    intellectual  companionship?    He  asked   my    advice about many things���������chiefly about  politics and his own career. He often  discussed matters of state with mc������������������  he told mc of various proposals and  projects.     And   naturally   he      spoke  of Ihe matters that referred to     his  own  department���������to  naval    matters.  IWe   frequently   discussed   the     naval  she   said   lightly,   programs of Kurope���������a subject which  "Oh, well, I think the circumstances   I hnvc studied a good deal.    And in  were ordinary���������very ordinary.    After  all, you know, I. am not the.first or  hand 'tuc on*y woman wdiosc    advice    has  Tres-   Dcen   sought     by     rising     statesmen.  ���������.;.riif j Don't   they  usually   seek a  woman's  I C������"-'fid.,*rt.-c    cinrrtaliv wl'C'l tl'"������i" own  women arc not���������very clever?       You  'the  end  he   gave  mc  hints  of  what  our own program was likely to be���������  one of a very far-reaching   ' and re-  rnii*b"-.K1/������    ������������������������������������������������-:���������������������������*���������*-������-������ TT*--..^.^..,.,..���������'���������*  ���������fiumuuiv      iicvlkiji v-������ j".*.*��������� =st==1*"������������������"������������������-  "There is not a word of truth in  this," said George. "There is not  even  half.a lie in it!"  The great man turned and gave  his subordinate a shrewd glance. Si������  lently, he transferred his attention to  Hilda again, and signed to her to  proceed.  "He asked my advice on that point  too," continued Hilda placidly. "You  see, I have read a great deal on naval matters. And that night, when I  was here, he showed mc the document you speak of."  "In confidence?"  The question came from thc great  man's  lips like  a sudden  shot    fired  was  unexpectedly.    But the witness  primed and ready.^  '*' Wn.        rirtr        rvortiintlorti^       ������������������������������������������  dence," slue answered.    "Oh, no!   As  an interesting matter/'  "And you���������what did you do with  the interesting matter? Did you. for  example, take a copy of that document?"  {To Be Continued.}  Net Much of a Talc  "It won't be much of a story, -will  it?:;  "What?"  "When our grandchildren ask us  what we did in the great war, and wc  have  tO   tell   thftm   that  ���������-I*-"**0    ���������*"*���������  ���������kJ0 0X^\j *J0  wc    went    without  Free Press.  meat."*���������P-troit  look for some papers belonging; to  .her family whicti had been lett in  that cupboard when I took thc house.  1 "  The great man looked swiftly ut  Mrs. Tressingham.  "What! at that hour of the night?"  he said.  'That  was her  explanation,"    ans  said the ^rcat man sternly,  not to be trilled with. I repeat: under what circumstances did Mr;  George Ellington show you this document?���������as you allege he did."  "I  must  answer  questions  in      my  j own way," replied Hilda -composedly.  j*'Yo..i sec, 1 happened, in an idle mo  T%  ��������������������� 1 ^  jrreserves gemng aow r  Tide over the winter with  xiuti was ncr lajiwuiuiu.., .:",B-! ment, to give Mr. George Ellington  wcred George. I asked her here \ assistaiicc in his bye-election this  .his -utcrnoon io confirm it. I have sunimer- , suppose j inadc n)yseif  gust begged her to  tell us-her lnis-juscful to hj       , aJso d;d a t deai  band,   her  brother,   my     father,     my  ���������wife���������if,  daring thc  time  she  was  in  the house, she saw  that paper.    She  has  replied that she  did."  *..->������      .......  >ii>e    (!!���������!?  There was no mistaking the anger  in thc old statesman's voice, nor the  pitiless look that came into his eyes,  and Hilda Tressingham herself for  ihe moment ouailed before them,  "She replies that she did���������ami that  I showed it to her."  "That you���������showed it to her!   And  *������  "And that," said    George,    "is     a  wicked lie���������as wicked as  it is  delib- j  crate." j  With a sudden Krovvl oi marUcii- j  late rage, Colonel Tressingham kap-j  ed to his feet, making as if hc would 1  have flung himself on his wile's ac- \  cuscr. But the great man stepped \  before him with a gesture ihat drove]  thc  old  soldier  back. !  "Stop, sir!" he commanded. "You ]  can settle your private affairs later, '  but this is an affair of stale; h is an!  affair oi" more importance than you j  imagine. While I am here, you will  attend to me. Nov,- *��������� '���������'���������-���������'--{Y..: " he  continuitd,   "do  I   clearly     understand \  for him in getting ready this house  for him. His wife had not then come  to town; hc sought my society a  great deal.    He dined with me in my  ,..-,...v..->    ...    1^-^..-..    tr*..,-...*-    .-,-..,.--,.-.-.1    ..������.--������.-i,-.  ���������alone. He spent many evenings  with me there���������alone.''  Thc   greai   man   turned      a      swift  glance on George and snapped out a  Siiarp wort*.  "True?"  '"Quite    true,'  an s-.ve red      George  Everybody likes this delicious Table Syrup���������and It's  much less expensive than butter for the children to eat  with bread.  At al! Grocers���������% 5, 10 and 20 lb. tins��������� 3 lb. Glass Jarae  Write for free Cook Book- 33  THxt CANADA STARCH CO. LimSTue,     ���������     MONTREAL.  that  this  lady  was   found  *i*Vi*-v vti  ������y  ���������* Iw-i *    ���������x'lt-t!,-,'.!'-.-.    .  l������n������t      ij/i.x.1   Llvium  *he  time  your despatch   box  ing there on your desk with  ret  paper in ii.?"  "Yes,"   ansv..:r.:ii   G< -..ruv,   "���������.hat  i,  B'J.  you  m  L --���������  ii ii/nrsf! ii a  ly-  W.'lr  ne  see- i  ���������   i  is I  ! 'H  "=',  had   ample   lin  c  thai paper if <]\,:  i.-onNl  ���������j     examine  .-<  at it?"  "AmplJ"���������if she ������*-or.ld get at it. But, i  when  I  found her   icre,  I   immediately'  "xamined   tl'.e   de-paieh   Ir.-v   and     its  fifjlent lo.-ks and J   could  not   se<-  ihat  anything   had  been   tampered   with."  '"And  ;. ou ;-.i:i-.. .3..- .id li.'r i.xplanation  :"^   to  v;iiy   she  v.a-   in   \'\:<:.   room?''  "I   iti'.l���������<fi.ra--.w-.:  a ���������<   1   ihouiilu   ii,"  )'*:.-    '..--.->'   i'    :������������������-.-..:���������:    -tj.lii. ->''���������    ���������!?��������� ���������..-        a.  -;;',.'.'T   \,c.\  ���������jlu...';i:i'.l    I"  *- x'*i f  ;���������;> :>  iro-..  , -,ind  T.ie.c!;  -u.l.i  -'v .ii  1.  t).  <-..-)  >t.-' a",   p-������.icmd 1  !..    I...:!;.-.-d   him- \  .-���������:!. ;���������! -',   look- I  .;'-'.,.      instj  ;!'��������� i. .   ,i   i*)i;i iv, i  . ,   ;.:i.l.   : < ihling i  .\'.'.'.-.   Yr ���������r--:ni'- !  ���������   '.>.   'v.d      or..*.- J  -\/,-  .-��������� ,uvis and \  '.-.������������������I,     ^-. iu-tlier i  ��������� ���������   ':   in   i in-- I  I.OV.  * l ! .' I  i.: 11-. i:.  Ii-.. i ii.  Mil.-'-  ,.-1  .'|>.U.  no*.  ��������� ...i.'    -.���������>���������;  .Hilda  !ooke<l   iii  ".���������Will    *  .lo   ���������:���������,-"  "Thai  i-'or   y-i'.i  i" ������������������ it l< Ji: ,  ,/,"-l I,      (O  Hill','      <��������� I I  ��������� ' i       . I  ''-../ *  .1 .  IIIIIM    ,  -. I .. I  ��������� 11 TI t    till"  ha",     In:  aria 11' in  <|ii.    1 loi.  an.   mis  ������������������.���������ill   !���������.���������!���������  ...,d   ..il  _,-i>u.     A i  ���������;alni\      S  ��������� ��������� i        i  .. i  . i....  i������������i  * > <     , -  dorn ni'-ii i  ���������'i      rri:i<11- -  I i;o.  ���������.'. ir  ���������ol   do.  .il!'rr.il  l!      Mli'  I -   j II������I  .���������i.ak .  '."   i'     l-'O'V.  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V"<- '<���������>���������'>- ry ������������������/������������������./��������� - Pf*. !  -.,;;���������. xXxxxk-ix.iii.l.'S, ZiCi.riiC.vtjr ���������Uw..  r.���������i-;".*t.Mii������3i ������  ;  Your customers will appreciate your care and cleanliness as  Hour parcel their purchases o< meats, hatter, breal ani  vegetables in Appletora's bani- Wrappers.  larticular trade govs in ihe stem that :s careful of she dehnis or cieanli*  t.vss una appearance.  Ask your Jobber tor AppietonVa SaM-Wrapiwrs* or write us direct tor  samples unit prices.  Appleford Counter Check Book Ca, Limited ���������  HAMILTON,  CANADA  cw,ts:s Air;> wjusreusM ATTO������oiira monthia!* tsmssnr������ t.j vak^kwea,  iT^nr^Jl tikh  \\1  J...1  M^^U^^J^k^j^xga^^^i^t^^^^gMx^Mm������^i^x^^^^^^^U  fli TH3PWWBWnWsWW%i*������*^i*T^Mffflffff^^rTftp^3^^ffiPWT^^^^Hff^*TO. "^^Hlj^^^fff g^iraM^^BBSSSf^BlWBI^^S  r  ������"at?iot;isxn of  Ruiiw&y Employes  Made Heavy. Contribution to Recent  Victory Loan Campaign  One noticeable- feature oi the  yje-  i*aiinciies  European Milk Shortage  In France, according to the  American Agriculturist, the present  production of milk is only 40 per  cent, of "what it v.as before the war.'  The daily supply received in Vienna,  according to the same authority, is  only a little more than 20 per cent.  of what it was in pre-war times, and  In Berlin the mi'.k supply for children has been reduced a third.  F������se!g Herbs!���������Bo poisonous sslsrfng  Asit'seniicr-Stoas felo&S-poissn  Soothing���������Ends pain and smarting. eSe.  Pure���������Best far Imfy's rasiies.  i Heels all seres.  ������������| ������0c. box.   All Dmggish and Sisrss  raKjraOTnjSBES*B-EJ5*SI  ""S  tory Loan campaign was the surpris- j  ingly.   large    contribution    made   by [  many of thc railway employees. Con- !  ductors put    down    their names  for i  $500 without a murmur,    some   even '  wishing to pay cash' instead of  tak- j  ing  up  the  bonds -on  the instalment  system.     So   too   with   the   engineers J  and mechanics and in a lesser degree ;  with the trainmen and firemen.    The  reason  is   that  the  railway  employee  was  never  so  well  paid as  hc  is  today, indeed he is better off even than  the munitions worker, as his income  is not of a temporary nature, but he | ercu.osis are now being cared ior al  has the -further advantage of pass Fort Qu'Appellc, Saskatchewan. This  privileges for his fami'y, and of a accommodation added to the two in-  nension   when, lie  jxets  to be  too  old   ct't-m-inno   .-..������   k..  *h������  ���������;i.'t^.-T  v,ncr,i.  for service. talscommission,   the   Earl   Grey   San-  Fort Qu'Appelle Sanatorium  Soldier patients suffering from tub-  Three hundred dollars a month is  quite-   a    common pay cheque to be  atorium at  Regina and  anatdrLum,  v/ill  a n->o������>������-  the     Prince  mean    tha*  THE ONLY MEDICINE  drawn at the end of the month by a | three institutions are ready in Sas-  Canadian locomotive engineer who ��������� katchewan to receive returned sol-  earns more than many a captain of ' dicrs affected with "T.K." Provi-  an ocean-going liner, and sometimes sjon for vocational training has been  $350 is touched. The conductors supplied "at Fort Qu'Appelle  range as a rule from $200 to $250 a  month,  sometimes  more,  and    some-  ���������-!tVir������Q      Irtoe; A IfnrVpf      ������-i c      *sxrr*.1?      T\Oi**%   '   nt*#**  *.*.**��������� V/O l\j.x.*C* J.    ft. llll \J xS V U������V������ ������������    V.������������ j<M*U ������~������    ������  the firemen on thc western divisions  who earn from $150 to $-30 per  month, The stoker on board ship,  who earned as much, would think  the world has reached the millennium. Section foremen, who have  special additional privileges of houses  at nominal rents, free fuel, market,  passes for their wives and free lands  Baby's Own Tablets is the only  medicine a mother needs for her little ones. They arc a gentic but  thorough laxative which instantly  relieve all stomach and bowel disorders, thus banishing all the. minor  iil3 of little ones. Concerning tlicm  Mrs. Jos. Levesqtie, St. Simon, Que.,  says:���������"Baby's Own Tablets arc a  marvelous medicine for little ones.  They never fail to cure stomach and  bowel troubles aud neither my sister-  in-law nor myself would - use any  other- medicine for our little ones."  The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents  a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Broekville. Ont.  for  gardens,   earn   from   $80  to  $110  These Pills Cure Rheumatism.-���������To  the many who suffer from rheumatism a trial of Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills is recommended. They have  pronounced action upon the liver and  kidneys and by regulating the action  of these organs act as an alternative  in preventing" tlie admixture of uric  acid and blood that causes this painful disorder. They must be taicen  according   to     directions    and     used  Great Service Rendered   by   Motor-  j boats in Italian Waters  i The invaluable service rendered by  the small motor launches used foi  hunting submarines is not widely  known. They protect the army fighting in the lower Piave region which  is gridironed with streams and canals. They are generally used for  scouting the Ad.iatic and Mediterranean, but nowadays it is not unus-  ' ual to see them attacking the enemy at some advanced post where the  Austro-German line touches a river  or canal. Their great advantage is in  their small size and great speed,  which enables them to surprise thc  enemy, who does not expect them to  take part in a land battle.  Once some of them attacked a  column    of    Hungarians      marching  1 along the banks of a canal and put  it to flight. At another time" a  launch opened fire on a detachment  of cyclists, killing and wounding  many.  While thc Italian army was reorganizing itself on the present line  of battle, these little craft indefati-  gably steamed up and down the  Piave, engaging thc best shots of  General Boroevic's army, who were  greatly hampering the operations of  the Italian troops. These launches  for several" days bore the brunt of  the  Italian  defence.  No Need to Risfa  Try  Sloan's   Liniment and  see  bow quickly the swelling ia reduced   |  and the pais disappears.   No need  ������  S   to  rub: __ e   1 trates quickly and  1 brings relief. Have  1   a bottle bandy for  (rheumatic  pain8e  neuralgia, back  ache and all mus*  M   Caw son^n^ss.  vosnerous  screa  bott!ese  i%t   your  ^riiffr������ig#;^      2jC..  50c, $1.0').  ���������S3\  4mmft-i,'  ior   garaens,   earn     rom   ������c������   io   *iiu   stea(I*-y   and   thcy   wfi!   specdily   give  per month.    With these conditions in ; cvidon������c of thei/ bctlcficiai effects.  view the contributions to the Victory Loan by railway-employees are  less surprising.  ������fcS*V**���������t  - s?*5=-s������*a *s=?  Worse Than Blasphemy  "Forward with God to fresh  deeds," is Emperor William's New  Year's message to the Teuton troops.  This association of the Almighty  with Hun brutalities, past and future, is worse than blasphemy.���������Calgary Aibertan.  Cause of Asthma. No one can say  ���������with certainty exactly what causes  the establishing of asthmatic conditions. Dust from the street, from  flowers, from grain and various other irritants may set up a trouble impossible to eradicate except through  a sure preparation such as Dr. J. D.  itcuugg's /xst- iua Remedy. Uncertainty may exist as to cause, but  there can be no uncertaintjr regal-din0- a remedy which hsis freed a feneration of asthmatic victims from  this  scourge  of  thc  bronchial   tubes.  And Tried   Nearly   Everything    Except a Surgical  Operation Without  Obtaining  Relief ��������� Tells  "Wj-fcisff   tT,r**vi-������'r*,f������������4**a    af1 i*iw*a    ^Xfrso  ,*.M.vr ���������**      ^^w**,������-tg--'**w'b'*������'     ^^w*V      *V (������0  Effected  There arc reported here three  cures of chronic cases of piles, in  all three cases many treatments were  tried before it war- discovered that  Dr. Chase's Ointment is about the  only real cure for this distressing  ailment.  War Disabled Farmers  Made Strain inspectors  M.K.C.  Trains   Grain   Growers   In  Commercial End of Business  in the West  A course to turn out competent  grain inspectors in the west has  been arranged for by the vocational  oiucers ot the military hospitals commission as a method of putting to a  cor.nnsrc.u- aso Mi*-* - e^-c^^ri n**c of  the soldier farmers who have been  disabled.  In the woe tc**!! *-***."������'''inccc" vh^rc  many of  thc men who  enlisted    for  Throughout thc christening ceremony the baby smiled up beautifully into thc clergyman's face. "Well,  madam," said he to thc young wife,  "I must congratulate you on your  little one's behavior. I have christened more than 2,000 babies, but I  never before christened one that behaved so well as yours." The young  mother smiled demurely, and said:  "His father and I, with a paii of  water, have been practising on him  for the last ten d..3rs.s>���������Minneapolis  Tribune.  Fairville,  Sept. 30,  1902.  Minard's  Liniment Co.,  Limited.  Dear Sirs,���������Wc    wish    to    inform  consider   your    MIN-  f-firifr     xtrez  ana  tiie crops,  the  problem of  placing of  those  who  returned    dis-  ..        ,     _   ^       -��������� ���������... . jabled for work on thc land has b^en  Mrs. A Gates, 22 Gilkmson street a big one To discard this training  Brantford, Out., writes: i have used and sct a matl to learn aii entirely  Dr.   Chases   Ointment   as   a     house-1 ncw  OCCupation  means  that    months  re-  ARD'S LINIMENT a very superior  article, and we use it as a sure relief for sore throat and chest. When  I tell you I would not be without it  service overseas were farmers whose I1/ih_c,J>������ce was one dollar a bottle, j  life   training  had  been*   with   the  soil  The War on Sea  It  will  be "a  long  war,"  Sir  Eric  Geddes  says.    That  hint should  not  be lost.    Our   ability  to    keep up a  long war depends on  tlie navies,  especially  on  the   British  navy.     With  the submarine terror and the navies  weakened,  we  could  not  even   transport American    troops    and   supplies  to  Europe.     Theorists who, in    face  ot   mat   i.act.    v.ouiu   ristc  ttio   supremacy  of  the fleets  on  the toss  of a  coin hy changing the present   policy  for a more "vigorous" one, by sending them   to  fight a dcubtfui   battle  against mines,  would be risking   the  whole  war if  their advice  were-followed.���������New York Times.  fh������ Great English J7ewt-<fff9  Tones and invigorates tba !fho!*{  uervoLU* t- .-irtein, makes nevr uiooa  Stebilitv, Mental and Brain Worn.; X,s.*prii*  aencv. Joss of Energy. J'alpitntion ef IA������  Sieart, Failiw. iSieworj*. Pries 31 per bos. eis  lor 85.    On������ rrillpleaoo, six Trill cute.   Sold hy all  ������r������gg������stS ST assliSa ia  p'ftltj  J>.ks. on   rrrr-iiH   oi  - e. fr.'t������inp'*mphl''lmttUeelfrte. THE WOOD  SCINE CO������t0B0HT0.Cai. (F������sautj WIs&mJ  menu   jt. -  _   ...        <....������l������r  xxrl.La     ctAAV*  f"UAC      17     TTT TY"*1*-!  State of Ohio, City of Toledo,  Lucas   County,   ss.  Frank  J.   Cheney    makes    oath that he  is  senior   partner   ol   thc   hrm   of   F.   J.   Cheney  "I hope you never- deceive your  wife," said the meddlesome man, with  a  look of pious  concern.  "I'd like to know what business it  is of yours to hope that I never deceive my wife," snapped the irascible  citizen. "Do you think I'm going to  let her find out how oncry I am, just  to please you?"���������Birmingham Age-  Hern Id  hold   remedy   tor   ever   so   long.awi  must   eiapse   before   he   can   be  am  particularly   indebted  to  it  for  a   stored   to  independence. .      _,.���������.   ���������_.   ���������.  _    m ,.  ,.  Ml���������4cy  cure   from   lJiles.       1     had     suflered       Some men still able to carry on m   & Co., do.ng business m the City of Toledo,  from   this   annoying   trouble   for   ten" the lighter phases, have been direct-  years, and  tried nearly   everything  I ' cd to poultry farming and many-giv-  hcard   ot.     Aster   using   '.Jr.   chase's   en  special  scientific  training  in    this  Ointment a short while  1  was com- j ljne  Df work,   many  have  taken    up  Mrs. Wm. Shnntr, 155 Albert the motor age in agriculture; still  street, Kitchener, Ont., writes: "For others, gardening, horticulture and  several   years   1   was   troubled  with . tree  surgery.  breeding piles. I tried different rem- ! Grain inspection offers a new out-  cdics for relief without success. I let in which a man's technical knowl-  read in Dr. Chase's Almanac ot the j edge will benefit him even though  benefits other people were receiving the nature of his work be entirely  from   Dr.   Chase's   Ointment,     so     I. changed.  sent to your office for a sample box, | .   I found it gave mc such rcli f that ; Miller's Worm Powders act so  I went to a drug store and purchas- thoroughly that stomachic and hied a full-sized box. 1 have used to.stinal worms arc literally ground  several boxes since, and have ��������� deriv- up anci pa?s from the child without  ed more benefit from its use than being noticed and without inconven-  any retnedyl have ever used." ; ience to the sufferer.    Thcy arc p.in-  Mrs.   F.   Caissons,     Victoria   street,  ii*ss auu iJci'fcct  in action, and at  all  Ingersoll,   Out.,   writes:   "About   two times  will  be  found a healthy  in di  years   and   a   half  ago   I   was   suffer- ci,1(.,(    strengthening      the      infan ile  iiif   from   Piles.     I   had   tried   many stomach and maintaining it in vigor-  ditferent   remedies  lor  this    distress- ol(S operation, so that, Pcsidcs being  ing   trouble,  but   nothing  helped   inc. -,,���������  effective vermifuge,  they-arc*  lon-  Finally   1   got  a   box  of   Dr.   Chase's i<-,il  and  health-giving    iu    their   ef-  couuty ."-iia State atoresaid, and that saiu  tirm will pay thc sum oi ONE ilL/N01ti*.i.*  UOLLaR*) tor each and every case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by the use ot  tiAl.!/**;   CATAKRn   CORE.  FK.ank   j,   C-KSNEY.  Sworn to before me auu subscribed in my  preseucc, this 6th day ot L>ccemuer, A. D.,  1886. A.   W. UJ-i.AisOi\.  (.ijeal) Notary  i'uolic  Xian s Catarrh Cure is taken internally aud  acts tiu'OUK'i the hiocd on the uiucuus bur-  taccs of tuc System. .S������ud lor tomuouial*.  free. _  v.   j.   CHEMiiY   Si   CO.,   TuSciio,   O.  Sold   by   Druif-fiats,   7Sc.  Kail's   Faiuuy   fills   ior  constipation.  Ointment, and after using it found  that I was completely cured and  uive not been bothered in this way  shicc. .    I  can  cheerfully  recommend  iecth-.  Trv Crossing of Atlantic in 1Q1R  The Daily Sketch of Paris says that  Mrs.    Quinn's     Experience  Ought to Help You Over  the Critical Period.  Lowell, Mans.���������"For tho last three  years I havo been troubled with tho  ���������������Chung-oof Life av.d  tho    bad    feelings  A "Retirement  -"One   night   while   you   were  heard a  burglar.  You  should  have seen me going downstairs tiircc  sl.i:|is at a  time/  TTub-  iway  1  common   nt   that  time.    I was in a  very nervous condi- !        , ,          ,.���������    ^  tion, with headaches   wsl? ,lf'- on ���������'"-* vor������f?'���������T^iiston   I t-an-  and  pain  n  good   script.  deal of tho time so X I   ,.      ,,    ., ,~~. 1   was unAt to do my I Minard's JUmment Cures Distemper.  work.    A  friend i   Wife   (who    knows    him)���������"Where  conquer thc  n    :;n  next summer  All the preliminary arrangements  for thc flight have been completed.  Navarro will use one ->f the mnohun-s  which thc American expert, Glenn  Curtis, has been working on for  i some   time.     Navarje   says    he    wi"  Time Was Up  The attorneys for the prosecution  and defense had been allowed fifteen minutes each to argue the case.  The attorney for thc defense had begun his argument with an allusion to  the old swimming hole of his boyhood days. Hc told in flowery oratory of the balmy air, the singing  birds, the joy of youth,  of  thc  cold  water   ?ge *CW "SEKCK SEfSSCV, tvsi  r*������3 W������3  ���������   ������ iMcanr IVJ''* Hoip.tAi. wit*  great 1UCI eat. CUKES CHROMC WE.AKfie3������  LOST VIOOB  S ������ra kionev bladder oist-Ast-s euooo poi&oa.  hues bithsb n������ orugoistsoi k������il 8! post i en  poug&ka co *S essttkiAN *x nKw vork or tvu*N aant  tOBOMro wairs fOB FRS.S eoon ro Or LS CcesiS  Hun Co H*iV2S2fQC������HO H^HPSTEitl? ������.C**COr* e������������  trSV HGWOa/4GSSITA3TELES5> FOR'*0*������'   8aSV~ TO   '"i|  THE&APIOM K*f.ss������ou*  ese rtiit fsadb w������hkeo worm fMig������pioN is oa  un qovt ST*atr fttvitco to *ut OBHuiNKPteam  OUR ADVICE  Ship to us at enee and Resp  Benefits of High Prices  rtnUJ r,rY.ufl<"irifw.  f?&iBs������w���������od-  ^fi-ffifgryiE  fKinfand A'avsxder.W  frll A     A 4. i trv\t l-c  And     in   tlie  midst of it he was interrupted by the  drawling voice of the judge. "Come  out, Chaunccy," he said, "and put o.i  your  clothes.      Your  fifteen   minutes  .... ii  ��������� 11 U     lip.    -  "^Ullll k    ������~.l.k.  Countless have been the. cures  worked by Holloway's Corn Cure. It  has a power of its own not found in  other  preparations.  succeed  or lose  his  life iu  tempt.  thc    at-  usked   mo   to    try  ���������I-ydin E. Ptnkham'H  IV <������ !<��������� I* V. il lllii   i 'r\.vi_  3SJpourfd, which 1 did,  and it has helped mo in every way. I  nm not neurly ho nervous, no heoducho  or imin. I munt say that Lydia 1������3.  nnlwiam'o VcgeLil U> Compounu ia tho  Bieiit remedy ony elck woman can talco.''  ���������Mrn. MARflAiiiiT Quinnt, Kear 25'.)  Worthen .St., Lowell. Mnsfl.  piuiM-Win;iimg symntoma are a nenso  IbaclcnchoH  Uimldit;  lias Got It Right  German IJaciust Says no Peace Till  Prussia  Is Crushed  I'rof.  von   Wrangrl,   a 'well  known  fiernian   f>:miiist,   write.*-,   in   the   Freie  /eitimg  that  he  had  always  been   iu  favor  of   immcdi.'ti*     peace     wi.hnui.  , amuvalion,  lusl   t!j;;l   i.e.  llu:  resuli  of  ".'.  !-!-rc!!t  tall: with  Vivid Marshal  v.m  i 11;., 1....1 ,��������� -i i . *   .   i  Br1 ������i  ou are a martyr to Tains in  he Back, Urinary or Bladder  Troublus, Itrick Punt Deposits,  *'.i..uU** Uih'.uuu.t, C.lv.������.������Ileit   joiuui  ui'i  any of the vnrious symplotus of Kidney  Trouble, take  131  jife.  verl^lSf^  lcnchoH,  dread of   Impondlnrr   evil,  ! cliaiiRcd  his opinion.  Idity. aoundsin ihee.us, palpiUitkm |,,..l,h<"   P***>������fss ������r    .'ays   ho  sees   tha  tho heart, MpnrkH beforo tho ������*y������*s,  ' ������V'laoii,   l.li.yd   George   and   Clemen  Of ���������  ...  IrregHlarlthm,    consUpatlon,    VAriublo ' Ct-:u' nrc WM that then: cannot   be  mi-petite,   woaltneua.   inquietude,   und   '��������� durable peace in  Europe until C.er  diwlnesa.  If you neod nnorlal rulvicn writ** to  tha Lvdia K. lMnkhnm Medicine Co.  ttcuiiuuontiui), JLynn, Mam.  Colony of Deserters  Advices received iu Washington by  thc  Mexican  News  llureau said  that  a temporary    settlement  of    persons  claimed     to     have     left     tlie    Ui hod i  States   to  avoid   military  service   has  been   discovered     near     the     in tenia- ;  tiouat boundary, line in a remote sec- i  tion   of  the     State     oi     Sonora.     lu- !  eluded in the settlement's inhabitants  are   said   to   be   Italians, Frenchmen,  roles,   Montenegrins,   Serbians,   Germans,    Austrian.**,    Turks    and  many  Americans.  V^^pjh^t^  SAVE THE CALVES  r.'* .\._..vic-^i        vvV.nji  ci-ei aimed al  Al.o: tion, Stfrit.  ity, ind Pr;:aa������  rnre tl.-ilrinB., bn������  or tint*- hnnri������*i|  czitW lir.ied tn  5    r.-.iiidics.       Usi  ���������r.e r.ai: oi out  ,:oduct, it nol  ������... i������ lied        return  : s balsnce av.6  t your r.iourjr.  "KaJl   !3������v*r"  ?lla 2S pound*  f<.o(i Senu ior  prmifd   nutter.  t.(V���������a"S   PnODUCTS  Plant  liiid   Head   OUicc   Edmontou,   Alberta.  P.   O.   Bom   321  iwiiw)������>t*������DaiwawM>iiiiiei>aBOT umxaiwm.tim3riti������i^wm0i*  Minimize The Fire  Peril By Uing  EDDY S  MimM m*0*   M*x*r       JBb WmrmF  iviiiinivfu   !jintm*?nt  Cows.  C*l1V������������a        (\-wrt4xX  I��������� 11  ... I  J*     mm    **%  N.      U.  1194  man,   especially   i'ltissiau,   militai ism  l\:i<-.   been   ermlu'd.  The verdict should ],c a shock to  the highest German political and military authorities v'itli M-hfini v<*n  tvt.uil'.ei na*. in en tin excellent icnus  Minr-   the beginning cf thc war.  l'l4dT^!g^''l*'*'**.^,TZ^U^  Wipe Out thc Liquor  Prohibition havi'.if; ic:.;"!'-\l t!.L  stage, the logical concluding step  was to wipe out liquor altogether.  This thc Dominion government is  doing.  .4   ������4V.       lUlitl.      llUVH.^a      4lv(44Ul        V������^.^      III-  imiral (o the country':-! "war elVorts,  and for that reason iiie. new lei'i.*.-  lation is of a war nature, but tlie  people of Canada have been gradually growing towards prnluhiiioti itself,  and   their  Inclination  in   tin":,  di  l.illoli \v..;> llicl i-..i.->������.:������I by tlie: liioic  serimi':   turn   tlii*   v:i r   1.t:.������.     C.'r-'"''���������'������������������     *'���������  the public  mind. They are ready  for  ��������� .... ��������� . .  I  III l II I I I II I II III      IllfcW, IVIM'(r      Ml.'.' ,,.,.-..  not     ready     oiu.-,  lv\n  or  three years  ai;o.���������Ottawa   Jiourn.iL  LheraicaMy 2eit-cxttngui:ning  "Silent 5G0s"  The Matches  With "No  Altorcjlozv "  EDDY   {������   the  only  Canadi: ������������������  tnakcr of OiCte laulclicu, ^ui-,  surk of which has hrrr. trr-itrd  with a chemical solution which  positively ensures the mati'ji  brcomiriK   d<*ad   wood    onr<*    it  d  ������,i  ha.������   beer,   liarhrer*  out.  ixieik for the  \tcrdr   "Ch  '.c-  ���������i u-  II.  ������ r* 11 ������ *������ i* t ������ ���������** -  *ox-  mmm mmm -m0*mm0&*0mm0^wmt0������*  ummtxt'^im* wwnwniJ*'  i^m^g_i  'jf^^ff^fflffl^jjjg^ffl^^ Local and Personal  Oo^v jjob Sals���������Will freshen early  in April.���������W. H. Kemp, Erickson.  O'Cedar Mops���������A new stock of these  just opened at Mawson Brother.  Creston had an. export trade of 34  cars of posts last month. Mangan &  Belanger were the shippers.  P. G. Ebbutt was   a business visitor  ' at Nelson and Kootenay Lake points  last week, returning on Sunday.  Needing a range? If so see the  Victoria, sis-hole, high closet, with  plain front, at Mawson Brothers.  Miss P. Erickson of Cranbrook arrived on Wednesday on a short visit  with her sister, Mrs. C. G. Bennett.  Mrs G. A. Hunt of Kitchener yisit  ed with Creston friends a  few days  last week, the guest of Mrs. Henderson.  Coffee���������Ground while you wait  from the best coffee obtainable. Try  a pound and be convinced..���������Mawson  Brothers.  The yital statistics for March show  two. births, no marriages and no  deaths. The new arrivals were a boy  and a girl.  Bees Foa "Lale���������12-frame hiyes,  Golden Italians, $12.50 per hive delivered in the Valley.���������W. V. Jackson, Creston.  Seed Potatoes Fob Sale���������Gold  Coin yariety, and all free from scab.  ���������Apply Creston FruifcGrowers Union,  r 4-JX    0""*---������  AJUU*.    XJXX^OXX4XX.  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  Church will give a Shamrock Tea and  hoid a sale of home cooking in Speer's  Hall on Saturday. March 13th, from 3  to 5 p.m.  T. C. Phillips, C.P.R. auditor, Cran-  brook, paid agent Swanson an official  yisit on Wednesday. The railway's  business out of Creston for 1917 shows  an increase all round of at least 10 ner  Another barber shop and pool room !  is to open shortly,   in   the   quarters  formerly occupied  as   a   bar at  the  King George Hotel.  Creston paid its last respects to the  late Premier Brewster with the flag  at the school fiyidg at half mast from  Saturday until Tuesday.  Mr. Rhepsomer has moved into the  residence on the Goodwin ranch,  which property has been ieased for  this year by F. W. Ash.  Members of the Red Cross executive  are reminded of a business meeting at  the depot on Monday afternoon, at 3  o'clock, at which all are urged to be  present.  Clover Seed���������Less than 600 pounds  of it left, and moving fast at $35 per  hundred pounds. Buy early and  avoid disappointment.���������Creston Mercantile Cos  At the annual meeting of the Kootenay Presbyterial at Nelson last week,  Mrs. (Rev.) Wood was * elected to the  position of press secretary for the  organization. s\  Creston merchants will inaugurate  the Wednesday half-holiday this year  on April 3rd, and will continue it  until November 1st. See advt. elsewhere in this issue.  A new record was established for  the Tuesday afternoon Red Cross teas  this week, when a financial intake of  $4.30 was registered. Mrs. McMurtrie  and Miss Dodd were in charge of the  refreshments.  Eyes���������J. J. Walker, the well-known  j.-*Ieisoii optfiCis.n- W5ii visit.*L?resiDcn professionally on Monday and Tuesday,  t the Mercan  ye  *^*!%|"^*Wk*������*--Baga*!5iB a RB  pLM MM R��������� '���������*>   MM Mm    (3  M ., ������M| JJ jB| feH  AimnAlB  -���������aa.gBli'-- ' '  ^���������**r**fc**,**p������i*f������*^  5titilut5  mm, mm iOi  for brilliant Bervice with the signal j vidicg a highway   right up   ������  Sunday School ana -senior  Bible  Class, at 10.30. a.m.  Our Motto: Bring another boy or girl.  Preaching and Praise Service  at 11.15 a.m.  SUBJECT;   God  in my life, holding  the threads of the drama in His  j* auiiiiur nymns.  section of the 54th, will learn with satisfaction that he has been recommended! for S, CO:il':iiisslO"; and 5S 5*3w qua*������-  fyingforit at Seaford, Sussex, England.  Provincial police   G.  A. Carter received a bit of good news this week���������  ;l%  has  quarters of customs oaaeer xbyKeru  Red Cross���������The work secretary  acknowledges the following work  brought in on March 5ths , Socks���������  Mrs. Fraeliek 2 pahs, Mrs. C. Hall 1,  Mrs. McMurtrie 1, Mrs. A. L. Gamer*  on IV Mrs. H. Hamilton 1,   Mrs. J. W.  "H.'.ver*,;r*cr "Praise'anH "PiVja^.hlTJff  at 7.30  brother Sergt.  Tom Carter, i Uaur-ltch 1, Miss   Ruth Kliss-ensmith  just    been   decorated   with the   j      pyjamas���������Mrs.     Oherrington     2  D.C.M.   Sergt. Carter is in charge>of j 8l1its, Mrs. Botterill 1, Mrs. Thurston  a bombing squad, and it was fotp dis-- -      -   -     ���������       -������������������������=���������   ~   ------  tinguished  conduct   in   this   sort   of  fighting that brought him recognition  I Jk,   if*too  XJOiXlXXJ  \n7  jlj.*xxxi*x-  XEic uuuu  ill lead the congregational  service of praise. Selected hymns  and Anthem. Subject: Queen  Esther, a heroine, pleading for her  people.  Hearty  Invitation extended to all.  REV. G. S. WOOD, Pastor.  Wine of  ���������woa Juiver xjii  Compound  TheVery thing you require just now to tone  if.  contains a blood purifier  tonic and system builder.  I  'nn^oHTiO   oo     *y������i1/t*-I*������     r������r\r4      !������������������������������<������**  \>b<**Wt������*i������s������    ������JVVS      *.a.M*%.\*IM*       *������_/**_/v������       A* V Vi  oil as any wine of cod liver  oil on the market, but you  cannot   taste   it  owing  to  VCiiiCicS  uSCd.  Fin������ preparation for young  and old.  restonDnsi&Book  I Phone 67  I   CRESTON  March 25th and 26th,  tiie store.     If  you   are   having  trouble of any sort consult him, ���������  Indian constable Fred Ryckman of  Cranbrook was a business visitor here  on Monday. The local redmen are  getting anxious about the election of  the new chief, with the followers of  Dominie Luke confident of winning.  Official    weather    statistics     show  February to have had a total snowfall  ^������  IS   I C . 3     -,..*,������     *������   4-1-..-.   ..^.Xm^x   n������!  ill iD 1 iAisftJi������;&- auu   laui   ia/ uiic x-.jxvkhsk. \jx  one-third of an inch. 9 below zero  was the coldest, on the 19th, and the  warmest was 41 above, on the 9th and  10th. ���������   ���������   ,  E. W. Butts who is in charge of the  Paulson operations at Kitchener, was  a Creston visitor Friday and Saturday.  The firm is doing a considerable export in dry cedar piling, shipping  eight cars of it last week to a U.S.  firm.  Word reached here on Friday that  Root. Stark, who left Creston in  December en route to Italy, had  reached there safely, landing at Janero  *jn January 12th. No submarine  scares were in evidence anywhere on  the journey.  Red Ckoss���������The treasurer acknowledges the following cash receipts at  the meeting on Tuesday afternoon:  Canyon City Auxiliary $15, Mrs. E.  Haskins $3, Miss Hardman's class  $1.60, membership $2, Mrs. H. A. Dodd  $1.75, and proceeds of tea $4.30.  Mrs. T. E. Goodwin and daughter,  Mary, left on Tuesday for Medicine  Hat, Alta., along with Mrs. Fraser,  where they will visit for a few days  prior to going on to Glenavon, Sask.,  He went overseas with the first con  tingent from Winnipeg, over three  years ago, and so far has gone through  all the fighting practically unhurt.  Owing   to   the   death   of  Premier  jwwster   the   Great   War Veterans  n...Aninlinn   ��������� 4*f\n%Tanixr\r\     ������f-.    "\7ltf������ff>1������in..  called for Monday last, has been postponed for two weeks. The delay is  timely for Creston. The supply of  pamphlets on reclamation only came  to hand in the middle of the week,  and will now be available to distribute at the gathering. The extra  time has also enabled the board of  trade to gather additional U.S, data  which will be useful in discussing the  proposition with the cabinet.  What remains    of   the   Kootenay  Vaiiey Railroad in the   way of fences,  poles,  and  other materials, has been  -,-_      ,      ...    . n. ,   . ,   purchased by T. M.   Edmondson, who  Church-will give a Shamrock tea and   *" f  ,   ,,        -     r, ,.       .    c, , j started ������n this week to dismantle some  hold a sale of home cooking in Speers'  Hall, on Saturday,  March 16th, from  3 to 5 p.m.  "March 14th���������A representative of  the House of Hobberlin* Toronto-  will be at S. A. Speers' store on Thursday next, with the latest and best  suitings to be procured. Big range to  choose from, and every suit guaranted  to fit. Be sure and inspect his  samples.���������S. A. Speers.  to join their husbands,  who left here  about a week ago with two cars of  _JQff X-  The Ladies' Aid of the Presbyterian  ton 1 trench cap. The donations re-  ceiyed the same day are: Material  for caps from Miss V. Gobbett, Mrs.  Kemp, Mrs. E. Oartwright, Mrs. S.  Fraser, Mrs. Hilton and Miss Candy.  Pair socks from Mrs. Stark, and 2  trench caps from Mrs. M. Young. 2  cakes shaying soap from Mrs. Fred  Smith, and 2 tubes tooth paste from  Mrs. Henderson.  B %  CIVIL ENGINEER ARCHITECT  LAND SURV&~T%*tt  CRESTON  B.C.  OFFICES  NELSON  B.C.  Alice Siding ivnitting Ciuo are nom-  ing a whist drive at the home of Mrs.  Pease to-night (Friday) and rigs to  convey town visitors will be at the  Mercantile store up till 7.30, with no  charge for the drive. Supper wiii be  served, and the best time ever is  assured.    25c= admission.  Creston will shortly have a regular  moving picture show once or twice a  week. Ronald Smith has just purchased the necessary machine and as  soon as he is competent to handle it  will open for business in M-  Hail, with admission at  adults and 15c. for children.  of the wire fencing. Whether he  proposes taking up all the likely-looking bridge material as weil is not  known,   but  if  this is  done  there is  iirxxzxy   v\j wo vxv...*/������\> ^..*. ***������S &*���������' * ^"- ���������*"**~"-**  bridges on the Goat Riyer, as the K.V.  structure as at present affords considerable protection to the traffic  bridge to the. Indian mission in particular. At Porthill the K.V. bridge  is utilized  to good  advantage  in pro-  TIMBER SALE X1272  r Sealed tenders will be received by  the Minister of Lands not later than  noon on the 14th day of March, 1958,  tor the onrchase of License X1272, to  cut 500,000 feet of Fir, White Pine and  Cedar on and adjoining L. 6006, Trout  Luke. Kootenay District. Two (2)  ydars will be allowed for the removal  of timber. Further particulars of the  Chief Forester, Victoria, B.C.. or the  District Forester, Nelson, B.C.  Blita  25e.   for  At a vestry meeting after the evening service on Sunday the vestry of  Christ Church decided to call a congregational meeting for April 4th, for  xt .-������������������.,������������������ ���������* J3i.���������. ;_���������.  *i <.:   UUC   }llH|IVOC  XJX   UIOi;uoOIII^     LIJIC  l.|UCOUIUII  of calling   a resident- rector for the  parish.    The matter of enlarging the  Pat������ioVi   T-Toll   tvtiH   ���������������l.-.ti-*  l������**fc 4-n1-~s*������t   11**k  February school statistics show an  enrollment of 125 scholars,  a gain of  "'^T'^i   -f-Vin   ------1-i-^^.-'^v-^^l    .-������s**\s\4-x   4"S\     rkl4-.Ci.rt     Ann   Y\lnsi������h������9  VV t3   UUC   UUUCI OlgUCU  Ct.gl.iQl>   v\j    \jx\J������}\j    xjxxx    uiimj^o  of business at ,1 p. m. town  time, commencing  ��������� * f _  A rY^i!   !������=���������*���������    finri  -oririfiTii-i-inrr -Kill OnfrVHoi* 31 at*.    1 Q1 S  Creston Drug & Book Co.  Mawson Brothers  Creston Mercantile Co.,Ltd.  -   W. B. Embree  S. A. Speers  A.. Manuei  WSJUiSSii  seven over th  f.Thf*.   prey ions month.  T>      T> ^^    JP,   /~l^        T  *-A wnvi   n       Ij-A-x-nxxmn  Creston, B.C., April G, 1918.  'n"in ir nggS  hardware  Whi)������* our stock in thin department also is not big, we think  \vm have stocked most 'of the lines that, there is a call for these  times. When in need of anything in Hard ware it will be weU  worth your while to look our stock over and get our prices. We  .specially mention���������  Simmond's 6- foot and One-Man Sews  Perfect Saw Sets.    Files, all sizes  Axes, single and double bitted  Boys* Axes.    Sad Iron Handles  ������**    ������������������������������������������      ,   m*     .i .   .. .  i ik/.   t ...  Padlocks.    Keys    all sizes  Building and Tar Paper  if  ii ��������� ���������  ��������� or'men'  In *h" o'h<-r )������fi���������������*��������� 'if l!nri)*.v,'������ri*  Pruning Shears    \\U- hav������* a  few of the������e  that .should have  your attention if you Jli<ir. .���������-on i,i:yir.^ ;    !>oth ors aeeount  of  iiii'lf j^Oltd   (|l|!Hlt.l*-M j������*i   W-ll .th I.he ������������������MCI'.  Hoes,  It<bth*isT  Cultivators,  Spades and Shovels  When you   oe.d  llien* look   ������i*i  >i;i Hiire.    Our vnliieH  rui'iuol he diiplieateil in the <"n*Mtori   Viilley.  m   m*.*wF m4 m Df m^rr W   *^.^P  girls are now in the minority, the  standing showing 63 boys to 62 girls.  There were ten cases of corporal  punishment spread over the four  rooms, the vice-principal haying four  of them.  Mesdames Thurston, Maxwell, E.  Oartwright, Richardson and Embree  will be tea hostesses at the March  meeting of the Women's Institute  this afternoon, at which an address by  Miss Erickson on Military Hospital  Work in England will   be the feature,  on towels.  After several months vacation the  Creston band resumed practice on  Tuesday night. With the departure  of T. E. Goodwin tho band is without  a. leader, but it is likely the vacancy  will be filled by tho appointment of  Albin White to tho post. Between  removals and tho war only about ten  of the old band n,ien are now in the  Valley,  As per the foot note on the posters  a. thousand million welcomes await  thoHL* who attend tho St. Patrick's  Day at home tho ladies of Holy Cross  Church arc giving on Monday night,  March 18th, in the Auditorium. CrewJI  ton orchestra will supply the music  for the dance, and there will be cards  for those who pivfer them. Gents $1,  ladiou 50c.  Hnvikw renders will hear with regret, that the hopes** that were entertained last week by the Spokane  5ion|.il.il   doetoi-M    th"������    tt   tnhrhl,   be  ..r\ i..U������!j.    i..    .....*!.*     <i..>i\mI uliniv     l.*li'*y/Tl  Itodgeri1' foot wen* in vain, iih Sunday  night il. was found uecoKtuo-y to amputate tdightly above, the ankle. At  lust. reportn the patient waw making a  hIovv but Hiire recovery. ]  ��������� ti ii-mln of    IM.e. H. A. MncdotiaUl,  a^,  i'lis'iuer   Mi-liool     priie-ipul    hi'!'i',    v.'Sio '  v.-cnt over; i/*.., with the 51th llattalion I  in the K'liniuei of 1015, and   who a few I  One Thousand and Fifty Pounds  ommon  No.   1    Government   Standard���������  Steele Bribes & Co. Lion  Brand, and   Rennie's First  $ IK  Quality,   while   it  lasts,   at  S-?*i!t!  per hundred.  ***>   m*4 tm*   4*m.   m������m*. WMf m m  *m>. MM  "M im*  LIMITED  .'*,  ,-,.������,. ivi-d      111-     fH'.M,

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