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Array ������s*SK  .I.gi*^  ^���������Sf^A}^WMIS^^0x\  '������������������-���������-��������� YYYw'VS^YY-'v'm  '*YY ja^W^**^  "������Ui     ������������������������    J.     V.JI.J _v  ���������i   C.  %L. X9  OBSSTOH, B. C��������� ������BIBAYr APKXL 12, 1918  No. 10  The fine weather that Has obtained  this week has started everyone at land'  operations.   A year ago. some tell us;  there "wi5*s; ���������        ���������      -  -  this nme.  and   the   total   attendance 511;   The  standing hy classes follows:  Grade I.���������First in class,  Helen Mc-  -������lipcivt������i'-.jSVM-ar*    c,l������i5ivh ivies-   a,t  =������������������-'-.���������-V.-    ���������ss-': S9 o o   ���������  Miss Jeanne Palmer spent a few  days with Spokane friends last week,  returning on Sunday.  Grade II.���������rjc IjHst iu class, Gem-$|e  Edwards. Perfect attendance, . Rud=  oiph Gaiion, Geprge Edwards.  Grade III.���������-First   In   class,   Willie  Wickhoim.  Grade   IV.���������First in  ' maxm .. ��������� .  '*'���������    "''.iii: m  mfWAwnasB&B  T3i4T.xr.S-i afv  class,  Sylvia  attendance.   Sher-  Miss. A.   Woodland   of Cranbraok fman; Broderick,   Vera Rhodes, Ralph  Edwards, Sylvia Baptist.  Grade V.���������First  in class, Nissie Mc-  Robfo.' Perfect attendance, Kathleen  Nissie   Me=  First   in   class, "Bobbie  was a visitor with the Misses Cart-  wright last week; returning home on  Saturday, .'��������� '.''���������  Percy Truseoti, who has been at  Blairmore for almost six months past,  returned the latter part of the week}  and is getting the ranch ready for  spring work. Mrs. Truscott Will not  be along till later in the month. *  x     .   ��������� : '    i ��������� ''  Sergt. R. Thurston left the latter  part of the week for Vancouver on  business in connection with his discharge from army service.  Sergt. Turner of the Mornssey internment camp staff is home for a few  daps looking after spring work on his  ranch here.  Miss Ruby Palmer left hist week for  Prelate, Sask., where, we understand,  she has taken a school until the midsummer vacation.  Geo: Kobden had the bad luck to  lose one of his team of heavy work  horses last week. Distemper and  other complications was the cause.  The loss Is heavy, as the animal was  about the finest sample of horseflesh  in the Valley.  Mrs. McKowan of Cranbrook is expected on a yisit to her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. G. Oartwright, this week,  and will address the Creston Women's  Institute 6ti "Food Conservation'' at  the April aSeetiug co-day.  TJ&ers of-water front the Goat Moun.  tain Waterworks Co. have just been  notified of-an increase of rates which  St*|/taaiif  ������34-^1*.*  XJXKsXXXV  Cf ��������� 1   KfytstHiixcrf  Robb.  -Grade VI  Clayixm.  Gr&de   VIIs First is   c*ass   Atinie  McRobb.    Perfect attendance, Kathleen Clayton, Annie McRobb.  .  Grade VIII.���������-First   in class. Daisy  Rhodes.    Perfect     attendance,    Ear-I  Caryer Norma Carver, Daisy Rhodes.  ,: The school 'grounds' have been  ploughed this week and things are  getting in shape for putting in the  school ��������� garden, which will be better  than evtr jthls y'ear.  '  Principal De-war returned from his  holiday trip to Calgary on Saturday,  accompanied b^/his son, Edward, and  a Calgary friend of the latter's.  Miss. Aslaug " Andestad, who has  been at Cranbrook for some weeks returned   hoinev^the latter part of the  liiis  been "-pppp-i^sd frnm T*"ff������l-  i.u.iS3  Bathae,   who was  orooK   visitor  paster  turned on Sunday.  a. Cran-  week,  also   re-  Principal Dewar has just taken a  lease of the Norman Craigie ranch  for the season, and is giving the berry  piituvs  tinie attention nowadays.  son that Mrs. F. J. May and Miss Pitt-  Brooke haye secured positions at the  militarysanitarium,at Balfe'urV They  left Nelson ������n Sunday to take charge  of their work; ��������� ��������� - ���������   ��������� ��������� -  Everybody welcome to Wynndel-on  Saturday nio?ht fc*r the Red Gross  Whist drive at the dance hall. Cards  from 8.30 to 10.30, to be followed" by  lunch and dancing. 'Gentlemen Sues",  ladies 25c. There will also be a'raffle  for'a violift donated by Edward Butterfield. at 25c. a-chance. ��������� The--best' of  music and a flue floor for1 daneingV  with good prizes at wbist.V A -royal  Wynndel welcome awaits all, and the  best time ever-guaranteed/���������? Come.  n������s.������WH mtrnmmum  Jos. Dnbie returned on Saturday  after spending a month at the Kimber-  ley mines. - Kc was with friends at  Jh6?***'V'foj*������.--?������\*r <3������^re r������s his return  trip. ���������'���������-   -.:���������-���������     I    ���������    >-������������������.,'-    r- ������������������������������������  5*4%zxx axaava \������E*aa.a^A *?ai   x*x  ajicvu-  In addition to the crop the Indians  wiii look after themselves another 900  acres of the' reserve at Vernon has  been leased to the whites to plant - to  grain this year.  ilif  I  brook spent the Easter holidays w ith  Mrs. Slater.    'Inspector Forrester of the military  police, Creston, was a Kitchener  visitor between trains on Friday.  Harry Rymell spent a day or two  with Erickson and Creston friends  over the- week-end^-  \fr>     *"** ���������*-=>-���������    ���������'������������������* ��������� ������-~    "���������..���������.U������������������ a-     Saturday, returning on Sunday with  the������������������*��������� babyV which ���������"'has been - in St.  Eugen hospital in that city since Mrs.  Oleson's death. - * -  Mrs.' B. Johnson was a visitor with  Cranbrook friends a few days this  week.  Mrs. James Frame returned on  Wednesday after spending three  weeks with her parents at Nelson.  Dan . Dezall left for Cranbrook on  Wednesday where he has secured the  position of fireman at the Sasb'& Door  Co. factory in that: town.  *4A/ A  Ifffl...  dei-stand the old rate of $2 a month is  to be raised to $4. A petition is to be  circulated to be sent the water rights  officials protesting against any increase uaia an S.uV@3i'ig������uK>n to hSadi  tLe&njpopB K^pry  What will probably be the lastdauce  of the seiison was held in the Olmstead  Hail on Saturday night, when Mr.  and Mrs. Teddy Swanson were guests  of honor at a farewell hop, which was  very thoroughly enjoyed by all  present.  Mi', and Mrs. Swanson left on Tuesday for Blairmore, Alta., where they  expect to remain until next winter at  least. e.  Mrs.. Van Ackemn was hostess to  the Red Cross on Thursday last when  there was the usual good turnout of  workers, and a flue lot of sewing done.  The proceeds of; the. tea wore $2.50.  This week'fl'meeting is at the home of  M������������. Wearniouth.  Spring.has struck Canyon in good  ernest and all the greenhouses in this  section are being got into action. The  hi'Iihoii in   i'liiiy  a   iimiiui  I'ltriier   Liian  last year.  The Company  is reported  to have  Hold one of the caterpillar engines to a  ' farmer near Calgary,  and  will load it  ��������� out this week.  Mrs. Q. Broderick and family left on  Tuesday, ttccompanied by Mrs. Baptist  and family, for Summoi-laml, JJ.C,  whore Mr. Baptist is employed, but  Mr. Broderick is at Dome Crook. Tho  ttrodericku are old-timern in OreHton  Valley and their tvmoval iis i-ajgi-eLtuil  by a host of friendN, who wihIi them  all good luck in their new home.  nry made another delivery of f-iippli**H  to Uml CrosH headquai-teru at  CiH������HU>ti  Leaving Creston on Friday, 15th  March, I stopped off at Bonners Ferry,  where I had a conference with Mr.  Kent and others .in regard to, Reclamation. The sole topic of intei'est in  tpe U.S.. at the present time appears  to be the war. and this may account,  in some measure, for the lack of  interest which the Idaho people have  shown of late, in drainage. I pointed  out,   however,  that while."we niust  Wiii ttt t������i8 ��������� li-Gut wc  iiiiiSu CArry O"o  at  home.    Great   reliance, and   faith   is  placed   in Senator Borah as   to his  ability to push throngh Idaho's share  in   the   scheme.   There "ip no .gbod,  however, resting on their oars and I  urged that the Senator be appealed to  4������ get.the j^r^eebvp^  the Washington   authoieities;wittethe  view that they should in turn appt*bach  Ottawa. . Sir*Robert Borden   is often  at    Washington.   and   is   personally  known to Senator   Borah,  and much  good  would result from a conference  between the two should opportunity  offer.    Co-operation  along these lines  was   .promised.     Leaving     Bonners  Ferry I met Mr. Reeder at Spokane  fqr a few hours.-   He is still as hopeful  as ever as to  the ultimate successful  drainage of the Valley.    Just west of  the summit of the Cascades a freight  train had jumped the track and crashed through the side of the suowshed  with the result that we  were h.elo up  for ten hours.  SOLDIERS FAVOR SCHEIE  Welcomed on Every Hand  Arriving at Victoria about noon,  Monday, respects were paid to our  member, Mr. Speaker Keen, who was  pleased to provide me with a seat on  the floor of the house. The Minister  of Lands recognised me at once, came  round the Speakers chair to me for a  fow minutes conversation, enquiring  'After Creston, "the beautiful valley,  and our goneral welfare. Later. I met  the leader of the opposition. . Mr.  Bowser, who said he had recently  read with interest a letter by me in  the Nelson News, saying reclamation  was feasible, He \vac quiteconviheed,  he said,-but hefailel to explain why  ho was not so convinced when leader-  of the; government, which left the  Reclamation survey in an unfinished  condition for four years.  Irrigation Rrosjrening  Now as to Creston's several wants  which/engaged my time during the  next few days I found that. Mr. Keen  had iilready, true to h,ia word, taken  up the most of them with the departments. The Minister of Lands, in  whoHe department Irrigation comes,  had giyen itiHti-UHationH for Mr. , IJil-ei-  to proceedavith all posBible expediency  to carry out the survey of the projected Arrow Creek-Creston irrigation,  system. The feasibility and coat will  be determined and on that report will  bo   dcloa i.iii.ed  w.3    U>   what    ���������>������������������.<<,c,al  aHHiHtance the Government will'grant  towards carrying out the work. , A  sum of $5000 was mentioned, but the  miniHt,<'r pr<>feri'cd not to apportion  any rum until tin* feasibility and eo'-t  ���������should be determined, a very proper  ���������W.R.a-.n, ������'- wit nntdnuhtthe nHHiHlanco  will lie in proportion to the coat, of the  proir.ct.  . ������      a a  iU'il  .Ir,  Middle-ton also m.H.i.md  ������������n  ������n , ���������������....   I  aa.aa \.xi.  face clotha,   24 haudkerchiefH,  2 pain,  sonka, 1 nuitpyjinnaHand one bandage.  The   Miireh   iv������j������oil. nf Canyoh C-ity  HOhool  ahowu ������|i*ite  a  gratifying   in-  ,\.  IktMIt ,,.  >    *.,.|i, ,Cm a-.j  h,liaising p4M-fcct  attondatur.    The uyerago  .11 (alli'i.lica- llil     ( ita-    IIUMliii  this month whitdi all Hhonld attend..  Will Cornptete Reclamation Surtitty:.  In regard, to the completion of���������the  Reclamation t-nrvey the milliliter an-.  hiu-������h1 me that innti uc-tioiiM had been  given hint f-W������pt.<*.niher, when at. Crea-  tou. f������������r t.iiH work to l������e completed.  Unfortunately, owing to eonditiiuu, it  wan  not.  pofd-ilde  to go on   with the  .viita.    limine    wiiiian' in-1.    in,   ami/    oakii  the   opeiiiiif/   of    Niuing   the   unrvey  aanllal    K*'    ..lit'.u].       I     kixilitial    lull    lln:  The   convention   of the Great  War Veterans was scheduled for  Saturday.      The   day   before   I  met   some   members   ofY the executive,    making   arrangements  for the'-next day's  programme.  The convention* which eohsisted  of representatives from  all; over  the  province  to  the number of  twenvjf w.entYiiitb aesSiOn at ,S  ^a^rnVVJiiiiS^aisVca^rin^' '-blif.'^itbou'^  ihterniission,   except   for   lunoli^  and   dinner, till after  midnight.  rr'ii������-r������'./r'-'~-*4'' 4.1..-*. ��������� .~Z ,   1 '-5���������iKhC-  prevailed and Creston apples;.-'  grown without irrigation, and of  which there was a plentiful supply from the two boxes which  were presented'by the Board-������o  the War Veterans, were coti8tim-  ed at intervals.  The convention was hard at it  all the time and a returned soldiers land settlement scheme  thoroughly considered. A number of recomendations were,  drafted intended to������erve a's,siig-  gestions^' to the Government  without prejudice in any legislation they might see tit to bring  down for the rehabilitation oi5  returned men on the land.  As it Ir intended to publish in  full these recomendations in the  press of the province I will not  enlarge upon them hero oxcupt  to say that under general recco-  mendation No. 8 it is stated that.  "The reclaiming of the Kootenay  Flats near Creston bo strongly  recommended by this convention,  as being an especially attractive  area for a community settlement  for returned soldiors."  'Apparently, so far ae the  eoaut. is concerned,' the settlement,  of returned soldiers has received  the ernest consideration'of many  public bodies, including hoards  of ��������� trade, women's and civic  organization. A delegation of  six, of which I wa������ m.vde ohair-  , man, was aolcctcd by tho conr  vontio'n to wait on the premier  the following lVfoiulay niid pre-  fient onr VcocoiiieiKlationH.  Through the kindness 'of-Mr.  Speaker Koen/ lin appointment  was made with the premier' to  receive iih ut noon, which )io<lid  in a- most sympathetic manner  discussing our reccomendations  with us for overan hour.  ill  III IU   ���������hn<JitnhU,il     t    t������)oiv    i.IlO  oppoi-tuoily of bringing to tin*  uotioo of the Premier' tho very  considerable aVea of land quite  near Creston and noroMn the Valley at. Coin Creek which in at.  present held under' timber- lease  and which had' for the mont part,  been loin/cl o(Yl and vvhieh would  be    very   snitilblo     acreage   for  l.weiic*'     i.a.'t Ll'JlliCJll.  **-riii:irfiri:M  ' <������ff0a-m5tSBB~  promises we had received from the  late administration as to this and  which had failed, to tuateralize. The  minister assured me again and again  that the survey "would be completed  forthwith and that there vv  for a'definite appropiation.  Legislature Talks Reclamation  Mr. Keen and I then set out to get  a discussion of the tuafct.<*t* on the floor  of tjtee Hpuse., The Premier and several ministers, were willing for this, and  MjvChasl.Nelson, member for.Slocan,  was .good, enough to moive. the necessary resolution j Mr. Keen hy. yirtne  of. his.pffilce.Vbeing iinabiis to &<o so.  The nest day our booklets w.ei-A dis-f were  Creston- callers last   week���������on  spending a few  days with relatives at Crowsnest  while waiting his call to join 'iip with  the nayy fg'r a hand iu' the hig scrap  overseas.  Ml"; -Rfinwinan   i.xf   Ol"!l*2bl'OOlc   IS  Sit  work on the slip in place of Bob Jar-  rett, but he is not expecting to remain  in the position-permanently.  Mi's.  McMastei*s. .and. Airs.   Loasby  tri buted tt������ the members so-, that they  mighty: if Vfchey w-lshed;, haVe, a k ho\v-  ���������ledge.of' the drainage of "-'our'Valley'.'  Some critisism V was . made . by "coast  members . because the booklet: whs  printed in Calgary, out of the pro  vince,'but Mr. Nelson warmly "resented such critisism, on Thursday when  the resolution was moved and passed  by the (House, saying, in part, that  the coast people had little idea of the  great wealth of the upper country  arid the problems of the people in  ,de,yeibpihg the same, uur old friend,  Mr. Schofifld, and Mr. .flawlhtirn-  waith'e" spiike enthuiastieally to the  resolution, the minister of lands  replying for the Government, and re.  'peating on the- floor of the House the  assurance already given at the Reclamation convention last September.  Pound Law  The deputy -ittornev general (an  old Nelson man) was the object of oiu*  next onslaught. Without question,  except possibly the premier, he is the  busiest man in the parliament buildings. The difficulties of enforcing the  Pound Law were thoroughly gone  into, with the result that a veueomend-,  ation.will be made to tho attorney!  general to add a sub-section to the  Highways Aet making it.an olfence  for stuck to be at large on highways  whw.'h are within the boundaries of  the   Pound   District.    Meanwhile in-  'Friday;-, :'Y;';"  Mail "for  Kuskanook is. now being  sorted at Sirdar for personal delivery,  0   *��������� .1 Af* x x  * X at. *.  ��������� ��������� ��������� *r-���������'��������� ������������������"��������������������������� ��������� --��������� ���������_ ---*.    .��������� , 0, *-"- ;"c^  closed permanently on April 1st.,  The. provincial   estimates  for   the  year are just to hand and show the  usual  vote of S100 for the ferry   at  Lewis Island, along with an additional  c*oq    ���������-i,;,.u    ...:ii   -i  ^emtrt.m **   m-M **w mm w* a mm ���������       *.  repairs.  Mrs.   T.   Aspey  visitor at Creston.  covin 4i>  was    a   Saturday  Mrs. VV. K. Cameron and Mi*s. Patterson of Cranbrook were Sirdar callers one clay last week. They came  this far with Mrs. Patterson's husband,  vvhojwas en route to the coast to go  into khaki.  Alice &Idsn&  Mrs. MeCoach and children left on  Wednesday for Cowley, Alta., where  they   will visit friends f<������r a few days.  Victor and Miss Alice Can* were  structioas will be given to our nohee j visitors with Nelson friends a few  officer -to impound stock.in accoril.-i.ee j ,jUV8 last w������M������k, votiirningtm Monday.  >y,ith tlnvprtivisions of the Pound Act. . . :  ...... - E* Parker and faniilv  Municipality  the   Bartholomew  are vacating  raueh   this   week.  ������������������/!<^,Tiv;:.li������;,;^r���������i: wtA ;���������-' ������������������" ������r'"t"r,h..A,u,y M,i,:  duee an entirely new aet in which will | ������������ws ranch.    V\re   hear Mr. and   Mrs.  be included provisions and iei<iiiiili������>us j .M. l^ni|4 ;u.1 te   v.ic.U-   Duughi^ "ill..  for Villago incorporation.    The ������Hg:.nnd will move iiilo lhc  llaitholomew  gestion     that   owners    of     register- 1      ...  ed   agreements, of  sale   should have I      uc*  a yoteiwas coiisiden-d feasible biit.unt j  ho the proposal that' absentee  owht'i-H  should be disallowed a Vole iu deciding  the formation of a rural municipality  The new act is, I understand, already  Ml*, and Mrs. Kimister of Michel,  who lu'-ve just bought the Strahl  ranch, took pos^ension on Monday,  when   a   a.'.ir   of   effects,    including a  a,te������u^ti*::,^',ss^'*������ n������������������.,.,,i������,M���������,fc,, ....  MeaYtt.iitieift.be oeoote iuix-'e n ������������** sVtir-' ha*, alsct purchased a Jersey rtnv fiimi  gestions to  make  as  to Villiigelneoi*- \ T. Mawsmi ������>f Civston.  porn I ion the same-should   be made by j  pijtiljon. . I wasvunabh\ jn the time ai j     The   yellovc     Ka-ster    lilies   at    tie  my disposal, to gel facU and ngui������Hi,is ��������� b������.|���������,tl't ,���������,- blooming in full force now  to any other districts like ours wlitch !       .  had  incorporated,   and   which  might i '*'  %v*-r������-   .i\-ai  l.ib!e  Hi  ��������� ii.  guide the i-CHideiitj. of the Valley as Jo [ quantithw. almost ai week ago.  the'1,'t.h-nbility or otherwise of iiutir-; has Miiely come io ntjiy.  poratlo'n'.      On t he oilier lot ml ! eavutd j  nut hill  l������,0������������ ooti' ii tiilt l|u>n l������>f������������v,> tin*'  house giving relict to the rural nnno-  cipalit.y of iSahoom Ann. In i!,i> department I vyaw pleaseil to leajn. thai, a  new policy is to be adipled in lain)  registry olthjes hi that agreenu-of������>,  coiiyeyaucen and applie.itioi.t, fm tie-  legistralion   of iuorlg.<ige:i will heiici--  Sprmg  V|,.^m-<   I'iim* A- Wnlelier und   W. A.  *i'HH* un* l������in������y altacbing the u*jiHoliiie  '   ���������K*������"'   .lllll  a/I ll������->     a.'<p'aipll|,-r,t     (���������������    Jllli.  ������-.iii N|*,i .������yars. Wiitrh   they  \*.i!lopei-  \.y power 1 liis year.  on iu  :,y .'���������*  he! !e.  l������t������ia,    ii.  ������''.\T  4TrtV',,.������f  Ai-/  A bill uinemlin!''   the   <;.  llr  ������!���������  A-i  t������  at������  (.'. SuleliuV j^    Ui,.  tv."������'.    ,1^111    ni"   way  pui ehjii.ed-4lie nialei  ..:. tti.- JL;...I ;.'..k-!i .n.d    v.'ill  I'or I iiiiIm*i- tn   Imilil   ji   ni-as  (hut   In invent   in  iimiier.     He tne  in I   in   Ihe   hriilge  Utilize   it  i*iiin lliY I'i'DWTiiiiuu-iiWM  rr*^"~LTJ^-Lrrrii;'~^^  jyffi|*"������aM  THE     REVIEW,     CRESTON    B.     0,!  -r4**mmKm3m'2iB3.vr.,0E������smtxm  I'-:Y  SgB*^^*g^a*^B^a^^gga*aiMfcaww*3La*t*^.^Lgg  I Is  the  best   remedy HI  ������ known for sunburn, ������������  lleai.  lUMlCa,    tV^s-ailM,  sore feet, stings aa  blisters. A skin food!  /*/* *2) ttscfsi* end Stona.SOe.  Canada's Wheat Crop  It is estimated that Canada's  wheat crop last year, including the  vield in the west and Ontario wheat,  was about 215,000,000 bushels. A  careful survey has shown that, on  December 1, in addition to ��������� seed requirements, the amount of Canadian  wheat on this side of the Atlantic  was about 112,500,000 bushels, of  which 8,500,000 bushels were in  the United States en route to thc  allies. This estimate included a con-  i siderable amount of wheat still in  farmers' hands.  One Load We Are Kid Of  F%1 IS2     A"-������1#!-t5?  Ship to us at once and Reap  Benefits cf High Prices  now prevailing.  Price Ust and Shipping Tags FREE  ��������� A Corrector of pulmonary  Troubles.���������- Many testimonials could  be- presented showing the great efficacy of Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil in  curing disorders of the respiratory  processes, but the best testimonial is  experience and the Oil is recommended-to all who suffer from these  disorders with the certainty that they  will find relief. It will allay inflammation in the bronchial tubes as no  other preparation can.  Will Be Free From the Burdea of  Carrying a Pirate Nation  Professor Forester, in a reply to  Grand Admiral von Tirpitz, said: "It  is by being carried upon the back of  thc British world empire that we  have acq ired our greatest riches."  In a letter to Privy Councillor Rathe-  man, Albert Ballin wrote: "I realize  as never before that all the increase  in our wealth, all the success which  attended our enterprise in thc year  before the war,Was owinj; to our in-  ��������� tercourse with thc isritish empire."  The British have assumed a tremendous load in this war, but one compensation, at anv rate, will be that  they will be free from the burden of  carrying a pirate nation like the Germans on its back. Never again will  it be said that the British empire was  policied by the British in order that  it might be exploited hi safety by  the  Germans.���������Montreal   Herald.  Must Farm or Fight  the  The long, hard school term drains the vitality of growing  children and you wonder why they are listless, puny and pale*  Every schsso! child will show marked improvesiiesst  isi iaealfh a������d greets if given  -*������������������*������  a������^.A<^*������&<^������><^. ^>m}'^y&^>&^>'G  Or  I   Early Old Age  tW    ������m- 1_������ x 3 I*������-   A/"**.l.c.vattft$������_  1        llirKCIWHiicu x*x. I.S.Cf3SI*Sl!*J.IS  *f an authority on early old age,  0 says that it as "caused by poisons  & generated in the Sntestine."  ^ Whenyourstomachdigestsfood ^  A properly it is absorbed without A  v forming poisonous matter. Poi- v[  *������ sons bring on early ol������5 ago and  premature death. 15 to 30 drops  '  0m    *#������*���������������. ������������������_  ������>���������  or ���������"atigfii'S sy������*op" after sssesis  #  makes your digestion sound,   io  @>^@<^������**fer#'*^<i5>������''^>'������',fe>'������',^*������-������  Thc Shiftless Hired   Man   and  Restless Farmer's Son  Thousands of men have been exempted from military service because  they arc farmers, and _ when they  were given thc exemption it was  with the understanding that tiiey  should remain on the farm. That  means a great deal to the farmer.  The shiftless hired man and the restless farmer's son know now that  thcy must stick to farm work. If  thcy evade it, military service is in  prospect. Omcial eyes will be upon  them, and if they fail to stay with  the farm and be actual producers  they will be taken and placed in uniforms. Therefore, the military service act should make thc exempted  J hired man or farmer's son farm, without the farmer having to coax them  to work. Military service is the farmer's weapon to keep thc exempted  fellows bus}-.���������Lcthbridge Herald.  r  ???^������?   m.m.*.m   W4*.m.wxm.  B  ISUV  Issisl ������n having as  Otto liigel Piano Mum  BE CURED T0-BA!  OF BACKACHE  Your ncrsistent back-ache can have  but one cause���������Diseased Kidneys���������  and they must be siren rrtnened before thc back-ache���������can be cured.  Your best remedy, and the quickest to act, is Dr. Hamilton's Pills;  thcy cure kidney back-ache in a hurry. Simply wonderful is the action  of this grand old medicine which foi  liver, kidney and stomach disorder*  has no equal. .Dr. Hamilton's Pills  will surely cure your back weariness,  they will bring you appetite, color,  strength and good spirits. Being  purely vegetable they are mild, not  drastic. Get a 25c bottle of Dr. Ham-  "ltQti'a   Tilic   lr������flnva  Its rich, unifonr* cod liver oil gets into their blood and gives  them vim, snap and zest. It creates strength to resist  school sicknesses, overcome pinched faces, sallow  complexions and dull eyes.  High authorities have established again and again that cod  liver oil promotes growth and energizes the body and brain.  "~ "  Scott & Bowae. Toronto. Ont. 17-15  Women Smokers  Are Numerous  Utiiizrag Flax Straw  ine   Will   Now   Be Made  In Saskatchewan  For many years hundreds of tons  of flax straw have been burned in  Saskatchewan yearly, but it was reported last fall that a process had  been discovered by means of which  this straw could be utilized economically  in  the  manufacture of binding  twine.    Some remarkable samples of i sumption in order that Tommy   may  the products of flax straw under this  process were on view at Rcgina, Sas-  More Women Smokers    in   London  Than Before the War  If thc threatened shortage of tobacco becomes a reality in Britain it  is suggested by the tobacco controller in particular, and men in general,  that women must reduce their    con-  GUARD THE BABY  ��������� n a ninqt  aTTaP  Start a Club in your town, where the  ^ts^^tm^^tOit^a!.    gather.' Wc   build  "* smill   tables     tor  homes, aiid larger ones for public rooms. Equip-  ������j5ment ������iee. Writs  us at once for  full   particulars.  Dept-"C-      M      SAMUEL MAY  &  CO.  10?-K>4   Ade-^id*   St     W      Toronto  Old Jewellery: P.atc: Silver: Curios:  ?r1:n:atures: Pictures: Needlework: I.ace:  Old China: Cut Glass: Ornaments:  Watches:   Rings:   Table   Ware.  Write   or   send   by   Express,   to  E.   M.   &   T.   JENKINS.    Limited  Antique   Galleries  28   and   30   College   Street.       Toronto.    Ont.  To guard thc baby against colds  nothing can equal Baby's Own Tablets. The Tablets are a mild laxative  that will keep the little one's stomach and bowels working regularly,  it is a recognized fact that __ where  the stomach and bowels arc in good  order that colds will not exist; that  the health of the little one will be  good and that he will thrive and be  happy and good-natured. The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or  by mail at 25 cents a box from The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  ville, Ont.  - Atrocities In Serbia  Would License Cats  Licensing of cats by ordinance of  the city council probably will be a  measure in Los Angeles jf thc city  attorney's office, which is considering the ordinance, decides that the  licenses be legal. Complaints against  the noise at night created by cats  kept by a neighbor caused thc public welfare committee of the council  to ask. the city attorney if the licenses  woidd be valid.  katchewan, at the lime.  It is now announced that an authorization has been granted under thc  Saskatchewan Companies' Act for  thc organization and operation of a  company, with a capitaliztion of $1,-  000,000, for thc purpose of manufacturing binder twiuc, commercial  twine and general cordage from flax  straw in Saskatchewan under thc  new process. It is estimated that  from a ton of flnx straw, 270 pounds  of twine can be manufactured by  this ' process.  ��������� h   xm     inai-u���������j.���������i   ii ���������    ��������� am  Mothers can easily know when  their children are troubled ^ with  worms and thcy lose no time in applying the best of remedies���������Mother  Graves1  Worm   Exterminator.  be adequately supplied  . There are several thousands more  women smokers now in London  alone than there were before tho  wars and if this increase is as marked throughout the country, then it is  quite true wc must be making heavy  demands.  All kinds of women smoke today  and they smoke in all kinds of places  and at all times. Thcy smoke in all  restaurants, even those which once  displayed the sign, "Ladies must not  smoke." The signs are still there,  but they arc smoke ciouied. They  smoke in the theatres, in taxicabs, in  streets at night, in clubs, in shops, in  trains, in bed, and in the bath.  Girls of 16 carry smart little cigarette cases bought with their first  war   work   wages.       Elderly   women  tJllC   UBl<CBI  5.H0W   AW  "Wc had the* minister for dinner  last  Sunday," said little Charles.  'Huh, that's nothing," icjoiticd  small   Edgar.    "Wc  had  turkey."  Wiio never  smoked in  their lives till  couple of years ago  puff continually at. cigarettes.  ������ a\fi    T* Tx\  Lay uh ror a nay  MRS.    MANTLE     TELLS    WHY  SHE USED DODD'S KIDNEY PI  XXJXJ^t  Minard's Liniment. Cures Burns, etc.  A Valuable car of i'lasc  Large returns  from single  cars  of  grain are becoming a matter of frequent  occurrence   in   Western   Canada, due partly to the high prices be-  Utliii     (til  placed  Ginger Under Ban  lvostrietions may likely be  on tlie purchase of Jamaica ginger.  Thus will thc old temperance retrain  to shorn of its potency: "For I will  drink cold water when I sec fit to  do it, and when I vant it hotter I'll  udd somt gm-yer to it."���������llr.milton  Specular.  "Minard's  Liniment  Relieves  gia.  Neural-  Record Apple Crop Expected  A (-cording   <'���������   th*.;  <\<-\:.iy     minister  .Purpose Is to Demoralize Serbia and  Macedonia Completely  Instances of atrocities practiced by  Austro-Bulgarian forces for thc purpose of denationalizing Southern Serbia and Macedonia arc related in an  appeal sent by Serbian students in  Switzerland, and made public by the  Serbian  legation  at  Washington.  Thc appeal states that entire families were deported into Bulgaria,  and that every priest, schoolmaster  and doctor has been removed. Only  one elementary school nd one secondary, school are allowed to operate. Serbians who refuse to enter  the ranks of thc Bulgarian army are  being  ?hot as  rebels.  Results, She States, Were So Good  That She Recommends Them to  All Sufferers From Kidney Disease.  St. John, N. B.,.. (Special).���������Mrs.  Mantle, an estimable lady living at  117   King  St.   East, this   city,  is    al  to the care that is now given to loading a car to capacity. A car of flax  arriving at Winnipeg, Manitoba, a  short time ago, netted its owner  $5,001,84. For a car of wheat containing 2,265 bushels of wheat, the.  sender received a check for $4,784.  Three other cars of wheat recently  sent to  Winnipeg  netted  their  send  In    all    countries.     Ask    for    oar     !.NVi..v  TOR'S ADVISER,   which  will  be  sent ������rec  MARION  & MARION.  364   University   St.,   M.ontreal.  *S**M*J*BB|g*a  ways ready to tell of thc benefit she i"       Ci cv\ n->   <ci ;������<-fc .n   ���������,i  <t,i I*?? <-<;  has received from using Dodd's Kid-  CIS  $4*571,02, ?4.45S.10, and- $4,122.55  ncy   Pills.  "Ye?, Dodd's Kidney Pills have  done nic a wonderful lot of. good."  Mrs.   Mantle    told    an    interviewer.  "For three years I was in a worn-out   "   ���������������"'������,',  condition, often having to lay off for   V T  a day or two. j depended up.  respceuveij1-.  A.   Pill   for   All   Seasons.��������� Winter  aud summer, in any latitude, whether  in torrid zone or Arctic 'temperature.  Vegetable   Pills   can     be  on to do their work. The  BS  ma**: sieavy neaaacne, xorpia  liver, sick stomach, bitter taste  in mouth, furred tongue, dull  eyes and muddy skin, all come  from a poor supply of bile.  These unhealthy conditions are  promptly corrected by  of   :,  V.ri.i  du'-j,  Jl   i-  lo    ���������;:'.  r������r<-)d jr  -ic.'i it-.irc*  .    Col..:;-.  Mb*-'���������'������������������-<  . .,*,.... -  c.   Cu'-'.r.r.:  jv>r t!:0 j'-uvincc* or  .1...    th.'    j    c---;>cc'.s    fr>r  /���������tat. ii: 1 i'.-it r rovinco  ��������� ���������: ;   ytTT .'���������!���������<��������� ^.'.cellcni.  !���������-.. i������.-Y:; :: c .;-i-.paign  Y.c'd'V.- I'.- '.: <* :ippl(*  v f. (���������: .'.tii-:r prod'.'.els  ilioi.   i ���������;   in'!,:0\,:iry.  Aturiou   ttridgc,  C.B.,  May  30,  '02.  i  have handled  MINARD'S LINT  during  the   past  year  XI KN'J  ;ilwa*> s  the   first  It   is  Liniment  asked   for  Small Fill  Small Dose  Small Prices  Ihm-c, and unquestionably the best sol- j  l.-.r of all thc different kinds of Lini-j  mem I   handle.  NETT. FF.RGUSON.  Ua>V/\rv  ."���������ire.y vegetable. Wonderfully  quick to brinish bdiot������**nf*i������,  h*adach<*, liidi������et.tion *nd to  clear tip ;������ om\ ajioidvAloo.,  4.CL.UilJ4->   bt alii*    uL!*,i������������U t-,T'...  /fr><&ezu^^  A New Use for Cards  v'ui^  helped   many  a  weary  sol-  i mrr   through   weary   hours   in   trench  uid   hospital,  playing  cars  arc    now  ������eiiig   pressed   into     active     service.  Yf.ii   ie.:iy   li;.ve   noticed   the   new   and  neal little cloth badges on the .sleeves  i of  our   men   from   the  front,  but  pos-  ibly   f:i\r   failed   to   understand     (he  flesigir..     They   are.   nothing   but   the  lYrmii.-.r  eluh,  spade.  In-art  and     dia-i  .,.-,.,.1   r.[   il\,-   i.'avinf   card.        Under  luv./ M-hrine  lei'iiiicn!!'. are divid-  inw,  pai Us.  each  company  having  symbol in a cevlain roior lo serve  :ii  ir.die.ation  mark, all  other 1������a������l ���������  'wY'   r.mnvid   before   foill'l   I'V-  the  top. ������������������London   < 'hroniele.  them to anyone stilTerin{.  ney disease."  Dodd's Kidney. Pills are purely a  kidney remedy. Making the kidneys  healthy enables them lo strait* all the  impurities out. of the blood. Thai  means pure blood and good health.  Dodd's Kidney Pills are recommended by thousands of women who were  once" run clown  and worn  oiU.  Increased Respect  Mrs. '.Hawbuck���������-Hiram, it takes  you twice as long to drive thc pigs  as it used to.  Farmer II.���������T. know it. You would  not expect mo to speak harsh to a  lot of criltcrs worth $50 i\. piece,  would  you?���������llostou  Transcript.  from    kid- < cm^l*.v  ,lC,t-  possessed m many  now on the market,  A Pathetic Delusion  There should be an end now of the  pailielic delusion  that there arc two  Germanys,  a   good  Ormany  and     a .  bad   Germany,   str-iggling     for      the I  mastery and'that only a kindly word  From   the  allies  is   needed   to   enable  the virtuous moderates  like  Hertlingj  lCuehlmann,  and  their  Austrian    as-:  sociate,     Count   Czernin,     lo      over-1  throw  the    wicked    mi'ilarisls     like ���������  Tirpitz,   Hindcnburg,   and   the     Gen. j  Hoffman who  does  the    ������Abcr-ralll- j  ing stage business at thc peace eon*:  i'crenee.���������From   the     Springfield   Republican. I  which stimulate the liver,  regulate the flow of bile,  sweeten the stomach, and  renew healthy bowel action.  A household remedy approved by sixty years of public service. For every-day  illnesses, Beecham's Pills  aire a teslecl  Mentecty  HjMffei* Snlo ������*.f Any Mcdicint* In tlm World.  Sold ovevy where* Iu box**, 2Be.  Ill/:  .���������fl  it:.  i r  m  m  9 SXkVmmM.,m*tmimi^,m^M.ix'nMt.mWm  i  *jr*.  'ALE FACES  <;������nar������lt</ Intllcfiio ��������� lauik  of Iroia ia������ ������U.i tiio^.J  Carter's Iron Pilfe  Will h*ilO (tit*  C'.tuHiixH*  m  ML. ^^xmm������mmwrmmmmmamiwxnmx  Fine Record for Two Year Old Cow  A      iwii   ,'f.;.:   ol<t      iciv,',       l\l ei-eede.'i  1.  , V ;   llil.liil  Albert a,  ha1;  < anadi.ni  ie-  i i t  . ���������   j 11 ���������    Mav    \i 1 * ������  tct   I l,;W>  potuwh;  '���������i.i'm!-:    ������f  1 r 1111 ������*. r.  CSOWN BRAND  i  ,J I. I. I������'.., :    ���������     ������������������.....,    ...,:,.���������  < ,.\\,. tl,   .,f   c.t'/ir;,    I'la'ni  reeenily f|ii:ililii*'l  In  tin  i.i, i (i   Iii   p'  : ������'���������'! ni.i  :���������.   year'  ..... ,1   ���������l.'O  -\Jlr*mi#%000xHt 1mm  t   I  V'lllI  V/.  ,     I.!!.!���������.  ta * <- '*  .ii.  v. ill,  U      (.in lie,"  rrrin'Tff������M'n* 1^  *   '���������V '������������.������������������������    7~������1  Children prefer it to tlio moat expensive butter, Why inot  ������uvc money hy iisinjj swore of this syrup ?  In 2, 5. 10 and 20 pound tm*.-3 lb. G.cie������ Jur������  Write for free Cook IjooIu . 01  'tmx^t  9  WWW*a,������t|H'IWlll,������''lta*������hHlillali.>laM   .  WJWmwmmmmmmmmmtmmmm  -���������*���������' ���������in w  SHil^^  *~*  r  With a Raiding Party    'TOAD   TA'"DC   EMfU7ffc   D������  ' 8   !  "     Inside Reasons of Trench Eaid  aiiii  MTUiiitJ  IUS WU-KUrs*- BEST 'CHEW  It is manufactured  tobacco in its purest  form.  It  has a  pleasing,...  flavor,,  HOHENZOLLERN DOCTRINE OF MARITIME LIBERTY  Is a Good Deal Like thc German Doctrine of Freedom of the  Sidewalk, under Which an Officer is Free to Shove a Refined  Woman into the Gutter  At last we have an answer to the j British lirrm Snitwa  oft-uttered query as to what Ger- i ������������"������������ U���������P OptCS  mans mean by the incantation ''free- KfOItt AsSTOplaUSS  Interesting Anecdotes of Happenings  in the War Zone  Count    Reventiow   in a speech    de-  dom of the seas." which figures in all  their proffers of peace, and was constantly on the lips of Dr. Dernburg, J  when   he  was   throwing   boomerangs  in  thc   United  States.      The  answer I     M  ���������      GriXyson Murphy, in his dc-  ���������?J*Ce������l\lJi\l<:!} ������ ^tJliX���������l! scription  of  Red   Cross  worn  at the  luncheon of the members' council of  the  -..,,     .      ��������� r. . i___a.������������������,i i Weill! vjum   Ui    mc   liuiti   naiuii   in   ivCW  What do we Germans understand  by freedom  of  the  seas?  Of  course  we do not mean  by it that  free use I  of thc sea which is the common pri- j   , ,        -   ,   ,a,���������nmo���������.  n(  r.t  ������ii   ���������^t*^.,o   i*.     i',i-,7. a     nt  ������'  part  of  the  development  ot  ot   all  nations   in     times     01 *   .   *���������        ..,-.������. i,      . . .  _._   scrvicc->   jviajor     jMurpny      said,  Some Methods  The papers are full of accounts of  trench raids soldiers in France have  participated in. Yet there are very  few people who know what a trench  raid is- or how it is executed. Here is  a description of one by Capt. R. WV  Simmie, in a United States newspaper.     Captain   Simmie joined    the  \sCU.ta.\xl4Xll    ax lUJ     xix        xjx*r. xx\* a������a..v,  wounded three times���������once at Som-  me���������and was sent to America to take  charge of  recruiting.  "Thc main purpose of    a     trench  raid," said Captain Simmie, "is to se-.  cure  prisoners  from  whom    wc  can  obtain information as to thc strength  and the numbers of the regiments opposing  us.     A   raid  is  accomplished  under cover of night*    Thc     raiding  party  usually  consists  of  four     sec-,  tions of ten  or twelve men, each in  i command of n   lieutenant,  |     "Before any of the men    dare_   to  j venture forth under battle conditions  j they arc schooled rigidly behind the  [lines  in  an   exact  knowledge   of   the  outlay of  the  land.      From pictures  aviators   have     taken,     the    German  trenches are reconstructed and     the  men practice jumping into them from  all  angles  so   ikat   when  the  crucial  moment coi*s?s  they will fight    with  the  confidence  that # knowledge     of  their  surroundings give.  "When everything is in readiness,  the men's faces and bayonets are  blackened.    This  is  to  prevent    any  1*~*-.4-       ~*.0*>*.xZ7.r*      tr.r\.77      ��������� l.*������-*-|-������      OTIrl      oleri  ..f^..X .  7.*.7.^������.*.f^ .������������^*.������������ fc..*.-.������ ���������.-^.        ���������-���������   as a means of recognition. One man  knows that his black-faced neighbor  is a friend and not a foe.  "The sections go out, over the parapet one at a time, through the lanes  in their own barb wire ihat have  been cut for them. Following their  lieutenant they walk into No_ Man's  Land crouching, preparing to fall flat  or remain motionless when a star  shell is shot up near them.   It is only  SPEAK!  TO SUSTAIN  BURDEN  AND TO  CRUSH DESPOTISM  Participation of United States and Great Britain in this War has  n and Freedons  May be Perpetuated  11.1- Q  Come Abo-it in Order that Givilizatiw.  How Germans  rA rest Prisoners  Italian Soldier    Gives    Some    Facts  From Personal "Experienc***  An Italian soldier belonging to a  machine gun corps, who escaped thc  hands of the Germans in-the forced  retreat from the Carso. writes as follows to a friend in Canada:  I have learned that a large number of the. Italian prisoners taken b3r  the enemy were at once set to work  at  the  front,  so  that  thcy  had     to  fight against their own comrades,  and were exposed to their fire. At  the present moment, instead of being i  sent to concentration camps, they  arc being employed on defence  works, which the enemy, fearing a  powci'iul attack by tiie anied forces,  are throwing up in great haste and  fear.    It has come to the knowledge | lu  It is now close upon a century  and a half since, as thc outcome of  the American War of Independence,  the English-speaking world was divided into two groups. During thc  last one hundred years these two  groups, the British empire and the  United States, have lived on iriendly  terms with never a hostile shot fired  between them. And during this  period the old feelings of bitterness,  thc suspicions of each other, the*  (jealousies, have gradually died  away and disappeared.  And now, says the Regina Leader,  r\        T   !%"������*������ i~ ^*-f C*i-o +���������*%?+ y*^v������������ j-* m������ ** x-x .ry *-*-���������������������*. ���������-������ *������������������.,  of the secretary of national assistance that the German military commander of Udine, soon after the province was occupied by the enemy, issued the following proclamation:  (1) Within six hours, the inhabitants must surrender all the arms in  their possession to ihe commander,  at the different places indicated by  him.  (2) Within six    hours they    must  Kvered in  Berlin  Philharmonic  Hall, j  ,      Mh Association    in    t  ^STlhf Zf^L^V nn*^n* I ballroom of the Hotel Astor, in N<  viiege of all nations in times oi  peace, the right to open highways of  international trade. That sort of freedom of the sea wc had before the  war."  Of course they had it, but freedom  and privileges that arc shared by  other nations are not to thc taste of  Germans like Count Reventiow. No,  indeed!  "What we understand today by  this doctrine," says he, "is that .Germany should possess such maritime  territories and such naval bases that  at the outbreak of a war we should  be able, with our navy ready, reasonably to guarantee ourselves the  command of the seas, Wc want such  a jumping-off place for our navy as  would give us a fair chance of dominating thc seas and of Being free of  the  seas   during  a  war."  Reports of thc-speech in thc German press show that "cheers" were  interpolated at this point. No doubt  there  were more  cheers  when    this  j Y ofk,   told   several   interesting   anec  dotes.  "Col.   Boiling,  who  was  in  our  charge  through " absolute  ' immobility    that  likewise bring    all    the    food    they  tragic comedian denounced as a trai-  -enow,    it s a  air  "told me hc asked an aviator what  he had been doing. This fellow said:  'I have been dropping spies.' Dropping spies?    What do you mean?  ���������������  ���������������*������������-."���������  '      *-- '->        '-*      -*o-ta*       T fl-ar  over thc German lines and in the  darkness I drop these fellows from  airplanes with parachutes, and then  thcy concentrate, and after they have  gathered information at a certain  point wc send out airplanes and get  the in up again.'  " 'Good heaven,' Boiling said, 'do  you mean to say you just let them  drop in -the dark���������they might light  on thc kaiser or anybody erse.' He  answered 'yes.* Boiling then asked:  'Where do you carry them?'  "Hc said: 'We carry them in the  lower plane. There is a little wooden seat under the plane with a rope  attached to it, and when we get to  thc right place wc pull the rope and  down they go.'    Then he said: 'You  thing  tor any German who would consent  to relinquishing thc coast of Belgium, or the German ambition to  hold  the northern  coast  of  France.  It  is  plain   to   see  that  it   is   like  jinnralinf   to   the   deaf  and    blind   to  tafk to such Junkers as  Reventiow���������-  who  differs   from    most   of  his   kind  only in  his candor���������of    peace    projects.     War,   war,     war���������Deutchland  tvber Alles���������is all thcy think of.      To  them thc present war is but thc preliminary of another which shall give  Germany    world domination.    Verily  thc Lord hath hardened their hearts;  und our own arc getting pretty hard  also.    Leaving   such   maritime   countries as  France and Italy out of the  question,   what  does   thc   Count  imagine   the   British   peoples  arc   made  of, since hc clamors for a "freedom  which would merely mean their own  strangulation whenever Germany organizes another war?   In what a predicament does lu* leave those American   college  professors   who   Itnt     a  favorable car to thc German plea for  "freedom of thc seas?"    Thc German  doctrine of maritime liberty is a good  ,i������.,i   \\}rr.   thr.    Gemini*     doctrine     of  X.7.d..        .*..-������-������        i"l- .    , ��������������� .  freedom ot thc sidewalks, tuiucr  which an officcv is free to shove a  refined woman into thc gutter.-��������� J. o-  ronto Saturday Night.  /��������� ���������'���������  Remember the Lizard 1  Thc Condor at Alexandria won for  itaclf a place in history and for the  young officer who is now Lord  llercsford. There is room in thc  ::tory of thi-i vnrter war for the destroyer Lizard, which engaged thc  Goeben and Breslati at a distance,  f-ignallcd for help and wove _ her  Hinolce screen about thc stricken  ���������monitor*-. A r-albnt net ion in the  good old style!���������New York World.  mmmMmmtmmVnmmmmmul "I'M  An intelligent Frenchman was  ritiidyiuii     the      English       kuiguat-e.  <'ui<-k T was fast," said he, "and that  if I \va:l tied I w.1,*' fast^ if I spent  too freely i was fusi, I w.*������** u������s-  couraged.' N������t when I came across  the >^ntcn������*f\ 'The first one won one  dollar prize' J  was trmptfd to v'tvc  . ...     i ,.     i*..,v*:.7ii ������������. ������������������,'������-,-.  ���������aj/     tajiaaa;,     av.        ���������������-���������������������������* ��������� -..&.....-. ��������� ��������� ..  Ar������Oiuu������t.  thc way. at the last thc beggars try  to hold on.'"  Major Murphy said further that a  Red Cross man at a little dinner in  France which hc and other officers  attended, told an anecdote of the  sinking of the Arabic, especially regarding the behavior of her captain.  He said thai tlie captain of the Arabic had told him that as thc ship  was sinking���������thc captain stayed on  board and went down with her, but  was saved afterward���������that right up  to the end when she went down,  every time he rang the bell to the  engine room he got this answe.': 'We  fellows arc in the engine room and  every time word comes to us from  the top wc will give thc answer until  the ship goes down.'"  Major Murphy told of his experience in France in an effort to get an  official outfitted. He said the merest  details were lacking, and explained  "I tried to get a push button. I  waited three weeks for my push button, and when it came, I think it had  come from thc palace at Versailles.  "It was a great, beautiful brass  thing with carving on it, and I looked at it and then I found it would  not ring. Thc only way I could get  my secretary was by throwing the  push button at the door and he  came in and picked it up and put  it back on my desk. That ������s no exaggeration."  one can escape detection in thc burning white light of a star shell.  "The Germans usually discover us  before we reach their wires. Our  bombers then throw grenades into  the German trench and wc all fall  flat and wait for them to explode.  One of thc sections has brought  along stiles painted the color of the  earth. These are thrown over the  German wire and the men run over  them and jump into the trench right  on top of Fritz.  "The four sections all have different  duties  to  perform.    The  leading  section  goes up  the    trench     about  fifty  or  seventy-five  yards  and  puts  in a block of barbed wire to.^ prevent  re-enforeements    from    coming    up.  ���������She next. section    goes    down     the  communicating   trenches    and     performs the same operation. Thc third  section  bombs  the    Germans     from  their  dugouts.    Thc other    section's  business  is  to  look out for  the  salvage of captured machine guns   and  other  arms.     It  takes   care   of      the  prisoners   that   must   be   taken   back.  It also see? that every wounded German is killed.    This sounds very brutal,   but  it  is  an  absolute   necessity.  When  so   few    men are    trying    to  stand  off   a  battalion   of   the   enemy  they   cannot  afford   to   be   hampered  with wounded men.    Unless the Germans are badly wounded���������in    which  case wc do not molest    them���������thcy  will fire on our men and prevent our  raid being successful.  "We try to take some prisoners  back with .us, but if this is not possible wc cut off their shoulder straps  with thc number of their regiments  on them. In this way our commanding officers can tell what kind ox  troops are opposing us. A'successful  raid demoralizes the enemy and gives  our men a decided advantage it they  desire to attack."  possess  (3) Every one must register his  name at these places, and each day  at 11 o'clock, present himself, when  he will receive a ticket- for food for  the day.  (4) All men, women, and children  above 15' years of age arc obliged  to work in the fields every day, including Sundays, from 4 a.m. till 8  p.m.. but-will be given half an hour's  rest in the morning, one hour and a  half at midday, and half an hour in  the afternoon.  (5) Men who hedge at their work  will be superintended by a German  official,    and    when  the   agricultural  ���������nrrirt.-    Ic   r\7Tf.-.-     -a..all    rv  ir-il-  imprisoned  S'-���������     ^-v. *���������.-������. a. r.       n *^ /-.      ..^���������x....���������     4-1-1...*������������������      rt*. 7r         r\r.  i-v    J.&AVUL-115,    <\li\x    a^v^ajr     aiuao    \xx. y           The bachelor is thc prune of  human family and thc spinster is  preserved peach.  thc  the  *+^k*mmmmm ���������*!������������������������������������������# *Mr-.*t������*a-* m ms mtrn wrn mm tamn gtnmm, ������������ ,-������ -j**, ami.  WOMEN!   IT IS MAGIC!  LIFT OUT ANY CORN  Apply   a   few   drops   then   lift  corns  or  calluses off with  lingers���������no pain  fed  on bread and water.  (6) Women who hedge will be  taken out of Italy and forced to  work. When the work is over thcy  will be imprisoned for six months._  (7) Children who hedge will- be  beaten with a stick.  (8) The commander reserves to  himself the right to punish all lazy  workmen by giving them 20 strokes  with a stick.  "I have two more facts to give.  Thc Germans have systematically  bombed defenceless villages throughout Vcnetia, in order to terrorize thc  inhabitants, many of whom���������women  and children���������have been killed. Sig-  nor Guidica, a Venetian* merchant,  assures us that at Xenson on the  Piavc, where thc enemy attempted to  cross thc river, they forced women  and children to go in front, screened  behind whom, they fired on Italian  troops. In beating thc enemy back  the lives of these helpless ones were  sacrificed. To add indignity^ io  cruelty thc Germans have appointed  a Turk to be governor of  Felirel  "The. kaiser's ambition is to rival  Attila, after whom he has named one  of his sons, but when in the fifth century he devastated this same region,  hc was not guilty of such barbarities.  Attila was a noble savage, not a degenerate moral outcast like the  kaiser and his war lords, No wonder that the Italian press should express its amazement tliat there  should still be found in England men  who would grasp in peace and friendship the hands of these reprobates,  dripping- with the blood of innocent  women and children."  Our Amateur Gardeners  Thousands of families have SRen  cause for rejoicing this winter, that  they undertook last season the cultivation of vegetables for their own  use. There arc still many full potato barrels in cellars which bear witness to thc industry and ("kill of our  amateur gardeners. But lt������ 17 wan  only a beginning. We ought to have  twice as much land hereabouts used  for  garden  purpose:'  an  wan  planted  She- ;.)o you (.hh.U. wc ouyhl ^ to  pay $3 each for these theatre uclt-  ets?  He���������They're worth ill Thc play  may not be any good, but wc will be  H-0."  turned from thc European battlefields, sees the Grea������ World War as  one to lie ended and won by thc  united efforts of thc English-speaking nations. France, he says, has  done as much as she is able���������and  how gloriously, we all know���������and it  remains for the British  empire    and  TT^.:*.^.^    Ca������.������.   x���������     .������-.:.,    at-.,   *...-  viukt-u    k~>.c.a.x^o    xxr    ouotaul     aij\*    x>L.x~  den and to crush the despotism.  The view is the true one, not only  in a military sense, but in the larger������  economic, political and humanitarian  sense. Thc ultimate objective at  which Germany launches her power  is not France, or Russia, but the  subjugation of the English-speaking-  world and the substitution of a Teutonic universal power. The "Hymn  of Hate," correctly voices thc German aspiration:  French and Russian, they matter not.  A blow for a blow, and a shot for a  shot. *���������  We have one foe, one foe alone���������   '--O *������������������  Glancing back ovcr the history of  thc past; and viewing it in the light  of the great task before thc British  empire and the United States in thc  present, thc Minneapolis Journal  says: _ _    "  "The  English-speaking    world  has  been  divided in  twain   for  a  century  and a half.    But thc division is much  less  apparent  to  the    rest    of    the  world than to thc two halves. While  these are acutely sensible of the differences,   the   rest  of   thc   world  has  been impressed with  their    oneness.  And those  that have  hated  one-hali"  of the English-speaking    world    extended their hatred to the other half,  anci have used every means conceivable to blind the two halves to their  own  mutuality   in   order   to   be   able  to overcome each half separately.  "The opponent    of    the   English-  ei"***-���������������-*������lv*J*t/y   isrsiflsj    i\r***v**>������xr/-������rf-l    **>1/������ot-l������r    tliof*  the mutuality of the English-speaking halves depended upon something more solid than sentiment; that  together America and Britain formed an arch which confirmed thc future and protected thc present. The  arch had not yet been joined, and  his scheme was lo prevent the joining and to demolish thc two pillars  successively.  "But the interest or thc two halves  was too much for the clever scheme.  The mutuality was so _ necessitous,,  indeed, as to compel^ a joint defence  and joint offence- against the common peril, lest thc defeat of one-half  lay the other half open lo spoliation,  as it surely would have done.  "If there is a directive Providence  in history, the separation of thc  United States from the Mother  Country surely was decreed in order  to confirm liberty and democracy in  both, as now the participation of  both in this war has come about, in  order that Anglo-Saxon civilization  of freedom and self-rule nir j be perpetuated in all its various  regions."  Life  iwi'   ~    cyuidr    of    h-nnvr  Just think! You can Iiit  off any corn or callus  withort pain or soreness.  A Cincinnati man discovered this ether compound and named it free-  zone. Any druggist will  sell a tiny bottle of free-  zone, like here shown, for  very little cost. You apply a few drops directly  upon a tender corn or  callus. Iiii.1: utly thc sorc-  ncss disappear'). thru  shortly you will find thc  corn or callus so loose  .hat you can lift it right  oil.  Freezone is wonderful.  It dries instantly. It  doesn't eat away the corn  or callus, but ehrivela it  up without even irritating  Hard, soft or cornfi between thc toei), as well as  painful calhiaen, lift right  off. There i3 no pain before or afterwards. H your dniKK������st hasn't  freezone, tell him to order a small  bottle Tor :&u from hb wholesale  !������"rua !������ouse.  Kevolution impossioie m ucrmuny  For some months there has been  a good deal of speculation in the  English press on thc possibility of  revolution, and on thc outlook for  responsible parliamentary government, in Germany. Only a combination of military defeat and starvation seems to mc likely to cause a  violent upheaval that would likely  affect thc foundation of thc political  structure. Every man and woman  are so fitted into the German system  thai il can collapse only as a whole.  Ilerr Scheidemaun, thc leader of thc  majority Socialists, whose recent ut-  li:i illal aj:a     iLlvv..     v.vaiiv������.aa     ...vjia 7...*...4....     -'������  strong disapproval from non-German  Socialists everywhere, said practically thc same thing in July, 1917: "The  destruction of thc Prussian    military  in.icliinc;     )in..ui;.     wUi'   dcuU'UCtiGn   .".;".  well."���������A. D. McLaren in The Atlantic  Monthly.  IIRIIMff  W   U   a*a*    w w  A Secret Revealed  "Wear      your      summer       uutici-  elothes."   says  one  of    <he    doctor.-;,  "and   ;;ivc  your  body  a  chance     to  furninii   its "own   heaV'    That's  fine.  Now we know how the ladies   who  wear gauze sleeves when the theinio-  I meter  registers  34 below  manage  to  J DC comioi tabic���������S|>riuM������eiu view*.  \ks.tt2 sreess  WHIR*      mmlmJmiWUlmXJ  THAT TUTI IDT-  and Disfigure  Quickly  Healed by  CUTICURA  SOAP  and  G1NTMENT  Such as eczemas, rashes*  Eimples, dandruff, sore  ands  and   most  baby  j.  mUm^e^.m % \\m 1 #"*<**  Sample Each Free by Ma&  nir*.*. '*'> v.    Cl.*..   *r������i%r.V        A<l>!������-.���������������������������  ay-wl-  a,, tx.x .^wi.-a>.   ...���������������������������������������   .^**fc>..������      ��������� ���������-wv--. ,   ,^- -t  card:  ������������������Cotico-m, Dept- N,  ll������Mt*u,  W. a. A."   Sold tlirouthout the world.  I  i*.  VI.  ii\M  mmmmmmMm*mm\���������  mmtov^wmr0Wiilmmif&0vteww^  MmUMk^0!lt^4^i.um'm.im'mkmkl0mm. > ilium la^������a|Ma������lw<a������������������iiia������iMall������lll^   .������saagsiggs  MMMMHUT'    ~  wag-^-gg-E^ll=g������fifr^^ ��������� f  u  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance ���������  582.50 to United States points.  O. F. Ha-stss. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY. APR. 12  In following up its policy  of retrenchment 'the provincial  govern-  ui*5i* v   Oiu   a,  very   wise  thing the  first of the month when it despens-  ed with the services of all the game  guardians and the whole game department, with the intention of reorganizing the same on at least an  equally effective and less expensive  plan.  It is proposed  in   future to  ad-  with at least some consider-^tibha;������;  to where folks think work can be  done to assure the greatest good to  the greatest number.  As we remarked last week in  the old days when the government  spent more than double what it  collected in taxes it was possibly in  order to stand back and take what  they deemed fit to give -as without  protest. Now, however, the  common people are paying in 300  per cent, more than . is returned  them, they are entitled to a more  direct saj- in affairs than is offered  through. political association  channels���������both as to bosses as well  as to where, when and how the  money shall be expended.  iiiiiiia-jci  uc^caa viaivu i  game conservation board of five  members- Two of these will be  permanently employed, while the  other three will be required for  quarterly meetings at which they  will receiveand consider suggestions  for the conservation of game.  The enforcement of the game  laws will be entrusted to the provincial police, who will receive a  much-needed raise in pay for taking dn these added duties.  Provided always that the govern -  ment has not made this move to  get rid of about 50 Tory officials  only to be replaced  later on under  *s  one pretext and another by half a  hundred Grit job needers,. the new  order will be welcomed, on the  score of economy  at very slightly  impaired efficiency.  ^ ��������� ���������  In every way the provincial  police is the man for the work.  Judicial duties necessitate his  making trips over his territory and  no good reason exists why he  should not combine game-protection  effort with the enforcement of law  order. In these times of shortage  of money and man power the new  order of things has everything to  . commend it.  Now that we have positive proof  that we are paying into the  provincial treasury in taxes at  least  three   times   more   than   is  COSTaim? h������olr  t.0    tht*.    Vail������v in   the.  way of road improvements and  other public works, it seems to us  that the government should at  least take the community into its  counsel when it is. deciding what  amount shall be spent, and where,  and how.  In other provinces the system  followed ia to vote certain amounts  to be spent in specific places and  when the estimates come down  ratepayers know exactly how much  has been alloted for each section,  and whereabouts therein such  work will he done.  Here tlu* reverse policy applies.  A lump sum is voted for Kardo  riding, but no one has the remotest idea how ranch will Vie expended, or where, and a"*, to just  how it is finally decided to make  the expenditure most are eojiaily  ignorant. And, worst of all, to  got to know any of th* minor details oven in-thi.*-: eonneetio'* it is  neeesnary to wait until tin; legislature asHemblep. and norm* opposition member oan he found to ask  the necessary questions^  Under existing conditions not  only havo   wo tho   right   to   know  fxOOd @BMt ������B &&������������  In your cursory *saccent on the  first syllable) perusal of the waterworks company notice of its .application to revise rates, of course  you noticed that said ap'plicatien  would be heard at Victoria. Possibly, in digesting the notice, you  also gathered the stated fact that  copies of the revised schedule could  be obtained from the water rights  officials at either Nelson or the  capital.  Dont cuss the company for these  rather irritating' inconveniences.  The authorities conferred these  favors on thern in their charoter,  doubtless, and forls they would  have been not to avail themselves  of some protection thus afforded.  Any and ail of us wouid have done  likewise���������and its too late, anyway,  to kick to any advantage now.  Now, if we only had a village or  rural municipality fighting the  proposed rate increase would be  simple, but without it who is going  to take up our quarrel with the  foe. The women's or farmers' institute or Fruit Growers Union has  no license to tackle the job, and  the board of trade has no funds to  send a man to Victoria to oppose  the application, even if it cared to  undertake such, a work. Incidentally, too, little more than two  weeks will elapse before the matter will be decided.  Chickens always come home.to  roost, but assuming its an ill wind  that blows nobody good, possibly  Creston's water troubles combined  with the fleecing  the  Valley   as a  whole now knows it has got, and  is still getting, in the matter of  general taxation, will be the proverbial "last straw that will shortly  show beneficial effects on a rather  long-suffering community.  Farm Help  A very recent utterance by Hon.  J. A. Calder, the Liberal-Unionist  minister of immigration, that "the  world is practically on the verge of  starvation, and that labor might  have to be taken away from the  cities and towns and placed on the  farms," has revived the cry for the  importation of Chinese by the  federal government.  The commissioner of agriculture  for Ontario has made the statement that a hundred thousand  Ohineno should be imported under  bond to l������t* employed unde.- thc  direction of the Dominion government on Canadian farms, as this is  the actual farm labor shortage at  the present time.  ^JSSPITS war conditions^ we fe^ve not as yet felt the pinch  I cf hunger In Canada.    Conseauentlv. it is difficult for us  %SX1C4    U.10L  1!  r  in the matter of food. After nearly four years of war, our Allies  arc living frosn hand to mouth, depending entirely on the safe  arrival of food ships from across the Atlantic.  Because of our comparative nearness to our Allies* and because  of our *wids, fertile ������reas, this continent must continue to feed  Europe. If we fail, hundreds of thousands of people may starve  and our sarnies *be denied a conclusive victory.  A bumper crop, a record harvest and increased meat production in Canada  ������??N be worth *������Ve winning of many battles to the Empire and our Allies at  this critical ocriod.  a  1HCJ  & * wiucbon Issipera  Canada must raise for export at least 250,000,000 bushels of wheat more in  1918 than in 1917, to enable the Allies to maintain even their present  restricted rations.  I  They shall NOT starve !   make that your slogan.  Flans have been formulated which,  on the authority of The Director of  Agricultural Labor, positively ensure*" that  labor  will   be provided  when needed, to harvest the maximum crop. Authorities agree that  the world1-wide shortage of food wiii  continue /for years after the war.  The farmer is assured a ready and  profitable market for all the grain  and meat that he can produce.  The Empire depends on ihe Canadian Farmer to "carfry oil"  CANADA FOOD BOARD  Chairman  W8  V  ->  j^iauijajiam.^11^^  ported in regiments encourages  one to believe the question is having safe, sane and sure attention  and that, as with conscription, in  good time  remedial  <3uua<������      Will  h(P>  forthcoming.  Without hampering operations  in necessitous" industries Canada  has the necessary farm help within  her own boundaries ready and  willing to do their bit at food production if they are shown the way  and given an intelligent lead, with  just enough compulsion to ensure  that all the eligible share the effort  equally.'*  Canadian manhood, over military age or not quite up to militia  Act requirements; has not sunk so  low that the matter of keeping the  British .and the other Allies from  near-starvation   depends    entirely  upon flooding Canada with the riff  raff of China���������under bond, ox-  otherwise.  To virtually say that a young  country that voluntarily enrolled  at least 400,000 of her young manhood for the life and death struggle  overseas has so far forgotten its  obligations in other war-time  activities seem to us about the  basest slander ever uttered.  If the question is put squarely  up to the people, accompanied by a  tolerably sane plan of ean.piii.a-r to  save the situation, Canadians will  not hesitate to doff their hats and  don the overalls���������and should there  be any hesitation on the part of  tiie men folk t."UGt the women to  more than  deficiency.  Getting Berry Pickerj  make     good     any  Editor Review:  Sir,���������I would like to know, through  the medium of your paper, what art*  the views of the people of Creston  Valley re boys and girls of about ten.  years and upward assisting the ranchers duvin0, the summer holidays picking fruit, gathering yegetables, etc*.  I think it would he a good plan for the  Boy Scoutmaster to enlist "all who are  willing to help. The same scheme is  now in force in Saskatchewan in th**  S.O.8. Surely it is just as important  for the ranchers to have help iron.  our own district than to apply outside  for assistance. I could do with three  or four helpers myself all through the  soft fruit season. Trusting the matter  will have the close attention of those  interested so that in good time we will  know what to do or: the h^'p question.  Mrs. C. KEtsKY.  Erickson, April 8.  Of course the agricultural help  where and how much will be spent] shortage is not nearly ho bad as the  .'save that held in reserve for ciriw- Ontario commissioner would have  gencieo) but some effort should be'us believe and were wo 100,000  made to have opportunity lo .state bu in hands short, about one and-a-  some of the localities where work half times that number of Chinks  should he .I.#i..', ,ni������: lo .-.Lj^ol ' .-, .,uM be r>���������rtiiired to uiuke good  likely men to supervise such work, our deficiency in Farm man power.  Now that we are, only getting That farm help good, bad and  '!'-.'��������� '* ���������������������������}-���������** ���������'���������'��������� ������������������*���������-��������� ....''''���������.,- ...v.t-.t,.-. ii. u/.tne fhoiiuands short, ol'  l.o a jiC-Jiey *������f lnakin.*.' ">ie dollar <\f) pressoij/ demand**. eannot be  l he work of three seems nuperat iv.*, .gainsaid. In just. suoh emer-  and only through having experiene- j gei.cie'i government,*, invariably  ed and competent. f<*r*wn**ii <in> I bin j rise, to the oeeaaioo, And the fact  l  .1.1.     \,.;.!,:!    '.".,i.     j..!osk/   tb.it Ori'-ntnl1!   i>i'-   not.   iK-inc   im  A SPECIAL in  ss Le  While they last we offer��������� ...        -  25 only Dress Lengths ih Voiles and Poplins  at, per yard 50c. to  $1.50  These are all latest patterns, six yards to the length, and no two of them  alike.    We challenge any mail order house to duplicate these values.  ~  We are also showing a complete line of���������  Galetas, Washwell  Gingham's  and  Potter's  Prints  And exceptional values are also offered in���������  Ladies' House Dresses and Aprons, Boys' Wash Suits  Ladies' White Drill Skirts, Ladies' Lawn Blouses and  Drill Middys.  Everything in Dry (woods is here -at attractive prices.  ffr*Q tSrm\  ^���������Ltar*. arm  General Merchant  Creston  ^"^^^^^SieiSiii  ���������"���������-metm.'rairarT1'^  m^mm'mm^msj^rnzz  lt������mi*Mlfflm'i^r������^WW'  ������a������������Mwii������aii mm* mmxtmxvrtwTmmnwwtmvimry  a*t^fftfw^,ffeg������47'f'fiffJifili(ifV>1^iii'  aW*********  M^Maiw-MpM**^^  iiMin.nirii.i i.in.a������iii������������waia>���������mmmaiwn, bineaj  OTEMAY  y  L  : The Baptist church at Nelson is now  onfr.iraVIv <ra."loA.������a avF raohfc  Trail got in its first   carload of 1918  for   autos   travelling  the   streets  autos last week���������six Overlands.  The government collected 520.19 of  amusement tax at Kaslo in March.  A roller skating rink   opened   for  business at Reyelstoke this month.  The annual hospital ball at Kaslo  this year netted that institution $80.  Trail boasts   of  one   knitting club  that has a working membership of 40=  I     /to m%400������smimaMTm  00X,f*\i\*lmm*iTg   S  tn  iitwi e+rxl  INSURANCE   -  DEALER  REAL. ESTATE  IN COAL  GREBTON  -  eS.%?.  GHAS. MQORB  CIVIL EN&tP&EER ARCHITECT  L.AM& SURVEYOR  CRESTON  B.O.  OFFICES  NELSON  B.O.  IS ^haPa^tP1-  aw       ta������ A MVia   *>������w       <^  llP������������*.i" flfl aMlaf-t  - -my%4%.m> ������������������! mrm.rn.m4:  House?  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest Quality  Lunch Meat  ���������a.  are always to be had  here. In meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock'  products.  r   a.        aWPUanSl**!  Jt.  mV  *0r\  B'll  WW1J  S iii  klUC  Revelstoke council has boosted the  dog tax to $5 per dog���������male or female  At Vexiion the police force has been  reduced to one man���������the chief himself.  Ten miles an hour i& the speed limit  of  Bonners Ferry.  At Cranbrook butter and eggs are  now being offered as prizes at patriotic whist dri yes.  O-i'nml  -F*Vv������*l*S    l������"������������J������r<a   tTnio-a-afc    nf T>tt-  thias has ten of its'members on actiye  service overseas.  Vernon has $149,000 of taxes in arrears but will endeavor to pull through  without a tax sale.  The Review claims that the government collects $2800 a year in.amusement tax at Revelstoke.  Trail Methodist congregation has  furnished 25 men for overseas service.  One of them has been killed.  Within the year closed April 1st  Trail ladies claim to have sent 1062  pairs of socks to soldiers overseas.  Rossland has reorganized its fire  department and will thereby save the  ratepayers a matter of $900 ay ear.  On March 27th the roads were  sufficiently good for an auto to make  the trip between Rossland   and Ti'ail.  Grand Forks farmer's institute  thinks that would be a good centre  for the establishment of a. potato flour  mill.  Vernon had snowdrops in bloom on  March 13th. The 18th was the very  best Grand Forks could do in this  connection.  The postoffice at Kuskanook was  closed the first of the month. Mail  for that point should now be addressed to Sirdar.  Owing to an outbreak of measles  social doings amongst the children of  Vernon have had to be postponed for  a few weeks.  For the first three months of the  year the ore receipts at Trail smelter  are 18,000   tons   less than   the   same  ���������*���������-.* A ;-. ini*7  |Jer4Ui4    iii    XOX.S.  The Miner is now ^sui-e spring has  come to stay at Rossland. A couple  of new automobiles have made their  appearance this week.  Reyelstoke trustees are rather  proud of the fact that they can get  teachers at an average' of $3 per  teacher less than any other point in  the province. The average pay there  to 19 teachers is $77.63.  9.4*  On Reclamation  [Continued from Page 1  also been introduced in which the  privilege-heretofore granted the employee of a farmer to the use of firearms under a free firearms license  was struck out. Earnest representations were made to .continue the privilege to a permanent employee so that  rodents and other pests may be destroyed by farm help during the own  er's absence. ..Shoe  iar.  under a free  license, on land, contiguous to the farm  will, however, hot be permitted. This  was a yaluable concession to the farmer to be able to shoot acoyote or other  vermin on land the other side of his  fence under a free license, but the  abuse of the same by city peoplcwho  owned half an acre of land and shot  for miles on adjoining land has robbed  the treasury, it is claimed, of hundreds  of dollars which would otherwise have  been paid in license fees. Inquiries  were made as to how the pheasants  had prospered in this territory and a  know the wishes ana neeus o&jfcue  people, auu. insofar as it is possible,  considering the serious economic conditions and the interests of good  government, it is evidently their desire and intention to comply with  them.  vE*  ������9I  us- us  I  Getting Personal  n   :_._J :���������  vuivcu aia  Trail is now paying principal and  interest on a debenture debt of about j whenever a  $40,000,   which does   not include  the  i'aie COK3pmiUl>   is  that the menfolk of that fair agricultural   and  horticultural     metrbpoiis,  school debt, of course.  Trail will spend  room addition to  this year. ~ Already  1  school debt of $32,000,  $15,000 on  the Central  ii four-  school  tt..���������rJU.  recently  Government  from  CM  ^WML"**-* MB  a*  %S^~& xsg^SS" gj  at Canyon City Lumbar Co. Sawmill at  Canyon City.  LIMITED]  -^^l-,..,,.^,^:.,...*,.^,..,.^....^..*.,,*.*,....,*  FHE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  SIR EDMUND WALKER.  C.V.O.. LL.D., D.C.L. President  SIR JOHN AI^D. Cmeral Martaper  K V. F. JONES. Ass'l Geii'l. Ma'nager  CamtalIUid Up. $15,000,000  iT Reserve Fund. . $13.5CO,000  BANK MONEY ORDERS  The most convenient way of remilting smalt sums of  ���������money is by the Money Orders sold by this Bank. The  cost is as follows:  ������������v������-^ !"������5 mid not exceeding UUO    H  "    *Y������10 "     s      " ������**���������������- IO  "     aUiSO " " $SO ..IS  PLUS   ItUVKNUB   STAMPS  60  C  G. BENNETT  Mimapjer Creston ltraw.li  blood woidd be imoorted inte the Vnl  ley from the stock of birds  imported   by  the  China. ,    '    . .*    ' ��������� ���������  A resolution from the Associated  Bourds <f=f Trade aslcin0* that the Government a standard width for sleighs,  the same as that for yehicles and auto,  was laid before the minister of public  works, who is qnite familiar with the  desirability and need in the winter  time Of all road conveyances tracking  the same. He thought results might  be obtained by representations to the  manufacturers in the east to adopt  the standard width.  An enort was aiso made io get uolu  of the report of the Indian Commission  which had a sitting here some years  ago with a view to finding out what  bad been the recommendations of thc  commission as to the increase in the  area of the Indian reserve both on the  flats and on the bench. The report is,  however, as yet confidential to the  Government and not issued to members of the legislature or the public.  'eather Reports _.  r*r.* .     . a a-.       * . a ^S      A ��������� _ _    ^^11?  xnrougn me KUiuiit-ss auu *?ixi-gy o*. -*--**��������� --*���������  Mrs. Keen I was also able to get in  touch with Napier Denison. chief of  the meteorological station at Victoria,  the idea being to see if it were possible  to get the weather reports'transmitted  to interior points. This would be of  special yalue to farmers during harvesting, giving advance information  of wet or fine weather about to* come  from the west, as aii our atmospheric  changes do. I also wrote B. P. Green,  M.P., on the subject and fully expect  that the necessaiy arrangements will,  be made.  K.V. Right of Way '  The action of the Great Northern  Railroad in abandoning and dismantling their road was duly brought to the  attention of the several ministers. At  the premier's request I made a^full report of the "situation in writing showing the usefulness of the right of way  if made into a road, how it cut right  through the farms and at the present  time was simply growing tbistles.nox-  ious weeds, and harboring vermin.  Access   to   the customs house would  ��������� a  I, .A ������������*"* ���������/>��������� ��������� 4* S\VG 1 *P ir l*������ *Ta l%������*������ /I <TF������*aC*t VI   V"l/"���������  umu     *uo , ������<������iu     \)lx        KM.     vuv      *-������>���������. ������v*fs,v-K>     ������.������,IjU  trestles were pulled out. The Government was unable to say in the short  time in they had to review the situation just what their position was, but  if legislation were necessary to meet  the situation ihe same would be  provided.  Meeting with Vancouver Board  Thif concluded .my business at Victoria and I left at  miduigkt for Vancouver,   where the  next day I had a  short meetm*"** with  the or**sident and  officials of the board of trade.    I gave  them some of our booklets on Reclamation   and   generally discussed  the  matter.     JVIy particular object was to  point out to them that whereas in the  past the ei ast organizations had been  very jealous of   the  upper country in  what we had and   in  all we aimed to  get, the  time had  surely come  when  we should work together.      As the Interior of   the   province   developed so  most    assuredly    would    Vancouver  grow   and   prosper.       Our   problems  most certainly were also*their problems and  they should  help and assist  us io working them out.    Ih the past  they, had   thought    too   much   that  V������ine.onyer- included   the .whole of the  province.    As an  instance,  their   association   of   boards   of   trade styled  themselves ''The Associated Boards of  Trade  of   British  Columbia."   I protested against this in accordence with  the resolution passed  bv the Aasociat-  ee Boards of Trade of  fi.islern British  Columbia as boiling   misleading, both  to tho public   ana  the   government.  Speaking  of   Reclamation   I  pointed  out   that whereas one   of their   immediate problems was the drainage of  tho Fraser Valley,  one of   the most  important problems to Kootenay was  the drainage of  the Kootenay PlatR.  In   these, ^particularly,   we could help ,  each   other.   The Vrncouver officials  impressed   me aw  being very alive to  the need  of working together   and I  am Hure  that much good  will  result  from our short talk.  Speaker .Keen 'a Efforts Appreciated  My report would not be complete  without the very great assistance and  courtesy extended to me hy our member, Mr. Ka-aiti, who way ui.t'u'.ii^ in  his efforts to see that the objects of  my visit were successful. Mr. Scho-  ileld, insofar as he was able, as auu-m-  bcrofthe opposition, did not forget  iUrt old f.oUM'iMU'iKjy .uiu u:i i i-pn;.cm-  it),iV- 1 was very niueh impresKed  with the '.unnier in which tins various  ministers and departments list, tied to  the yarjouH representations made. At  any rate one eim certainly talk to  them and they  seem to be anxious to  The Presbyterian pastor at Trail  will be assisted in his work by  Deaconess Sutherland, who hitherto  has operated at Nelson.  A train of 35 empty prssenger cars  went through Revelstoke one d*iy last  week en route to Vancouver. It was  almost half a mile long.  .F. L. Whi������e, a Greenwood druggist,  has just been appointed deputy provincial secretary to Hon. Dr. MacLean,  member for that riding.  hop comes along, have a  hoeing it down  Three copper  furnaces :  operation at Trail smelter  will be   blown  in  as sooi  available to operate them.  are now  anal    r-afr.Hi  in  ss  dTP  :������  marked, partiality for ������������^&.������.s  with the young flappers as partners  instead of "the maiden ladies and their  married sisters.  There is surely a moral in this, and  the moral obviously is: "Girls, don't  gtt married."  _u At any rate they do things differently in Kaslo. In Kasio the married  women and the spinsters never lack  for partners at a hop. As a, general  rule", if there are not enough gentlemen dancers to go around, it is the  young girls who have to dance with  each other.  Judging from the article in the  Creston Review of last week, the  editor of that paper is having a little  difficulty in getting instruction in  daneingj so that he can do his bit  socially.  Now is Brer. Hayes will just come  Up to Snslu for a. week, and keep u.s  gab shut about his being a married  man, he'll have plenty of opportunity  to learn how. to dance. A nice looking chap like Hayes would hav'e. ail  the girls in the "camp, setting their  caps for him, and of coui*se he would  get plenty of opportunity to learn thj*  dancing art.���������Kaslo Kootenaian.  Revelstoke is giving free electricity  to light.200 residence verandah lights.  To effect economies this.boon is likely  to be withdrawn at once.  The report is current that the Land  Settlement Board may buy the large  Coldstream Ranch near Vernon and  subdivide it into smaller ranches for  returned soldiers.       *   .  Men dancers are becoming scaler in  Kaslo, and at these functions nowadays the Kootenaian says the ladies  have to dance with themselves or play  the wallflower part of the";time.  Kaslo council has endorsed a resolu-  At Grand Forks the Presbyterian  and Methodist congregations -are conferring with each other with a view to  amalgamating as a united church.  The Donkhonors are remodelling an  old sawmill at Trail that has been out  of commission for twenty years and  will fit it up  for an apartment house.  Ten  new  teleuhones were inst ailed  ,-x  '!���������������..;!   ,!.������������������,:������������������, *a%_  cLU   -LlVt.il. uutliig   ajaat*  uxi ci^ra^  to it that provincial constable Williams goes to the war and that his  position be given a.returned soldier.  and February, bringing the total of  these instruments  in use there to 360.  Vernon    had    two    notable   cattle  ..-l.' ,.��������� .-., 1......    >- 1=1     ......   ......   i'���������..  oui|JUJditi/d last   wcrt-rv,       in    uue   cu.l    a.ut-  animals'averaged a?ln8a head, and the  other S162. The live weight price 12  cents.  |   The Ford Saves the Hay andt-Oats   j  XT has been estimated that five acres of land are required  to maintain one horse for a year, and that the same  five acres would produce nearly enough food-for two  people. If 60,000 Canadian farmers each replaced one  horse with a Ford, 250,000 acres would be added to the  Nation's source of food supply and enough extra food  made available to feed 100,000 people.  Just think what a great service this means to the country at the present time and the benefit to the farmers from  the sale of the food produced on this acreage.  A Ford car also saves the farmer a week or more of  ���������valuable time each year, which can ha used for further  productive work. The Ford travels three times as fast as a  horse and rig���������costs less to run and keep, and is far easier  to take care of. With labor so scarce and high priced, time  means money, so do not delay in getting your Ford.  THE UNIVERSAL CAR  Runabout  - $575  Touring -  - $595  Coups  **  <-   $770  Sedan - **  - $970  - $535  Chassis -  One-tow.Truck $750  F. G. B. FORD, OIvT.  Oreston Auto &  ruiLVifiiM  ra-wiimmiiBiB  . iwa-r^waCTW������w-iHM������������i1|aBfflyW^l^.^Hf|l^l.  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  ���������Sleighs -mil Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and ISup'-lies  Several   Sets   of' Sec<m-1 Hand   Harness  Coal  and  Wood   I'or Sale.  m      <u$foai  Phone BB  t���������WUM dtttt9 ^MitS^k  Sirdar Ave.  mmMmimjtsmMmmMMmmwmmmsmansnmi  v.  ������*������to������i������*i^*>waUJMMiitiiilWaM JBaaanaiuuLUMJ  ^^^::MB\Wm  .Y:'.ffT  ���������rKE PROPER WAV TO USE  ?% #% 'to S* ���������*b ii @"Hr% s5* al  Copenhagen Chewing Tobacco Is  er^'rely different from the ordinary  CJi���������ig" or -'line cut".  It is made of the best, old, rich,  "high flavored tobacco.  Being in small grains, it imparts its  strength and flavor more freely and  fully than tcbacco in the usual form.  For this Season. Copenhagen is ~ict  enewed. but is placed in the mouth.  between the "Sower lip and the ������uni.  A smali pinch, is nil that is necessary  to thoroughly satisfy, and those wno  are using "Copenhagen'" tor the first  time, should take care to use only a  small pinch, otherwise ''Copenhagen*'  ���������will* be though., to have too much  tobacco strength.  **5tf������ the. most economical chew*9.  "Yes," sniil King.    "Yes���������she could  get in  "HI.  il,-.  way.  -*i 1.* c     ti-������  nl!  AJLM.JUS  1  .9  II  01  CLUB  ��������� BY���������"*  t <e wi^xrMi?*������  WARD. LOCK &CO.. UMITED  ���������fMBDaraac. lia i uw������  (Continued.)  I    did,"      replied  King.  a-n^t  "Well,  31*7*1,^...���������V-      ���������������    ���������������..^^j-.       i     ^ottiflfnhPr  he was a-famous criminal lawyer in  his day, and once home secretary."  Thc official smiled.  "Just so," he said. "But I can assure you that it is much more than  a mere doctrinaire interest \vhich he  Is taking in this affair. Well now, as  you have been brought into council  ftnd we are assured of your intergrity  It is thought best to give you our  full confidence."  "You can trust me," said King.  "You couldn't be keener about getting hold of Barthelemy than I am."  "Yes, but it is not a mere question  of getting hold of Barthelemy, nor  of raiding the Amaranth CiUO or  Barthelemy's house," said the official.  "I am going to tell you what the  serious matter really is���������the other  affair will come as a side-issue,  though of great importance. Vou are  doubtless aware that a German newspaper published this morning a translation of a secret document, of the  very highest importance, in which  was set out certain Kritish na\rai proposals?"  "So I learnt from lhc afternoon  papers," said  King.  "It will be only by very careful  statecraft that the premature publication of that document docs < not  plunge Europe into war," continued  the official. "It is the most curious  tiling that has happened in a long  course of years. Now you understand why the���������the gentleman you  have just seen���������is so much concerned."  "I don't see the connection between that and the other aliair," remarked   King.  "I am explaining. The secret document of which I speak was undoubtedly stolen from thc despatch box of  Air. Gcorgi* Ellington, thc civil lord  of  thc  admirfihy,  about  midnight   on  rot:, wc know  the ins and outs," remarked the official, with a smile. "And wc have  done a little quiet prospecting on  our own account, since you first  brought ns your help. Well, there  she  still  is."  "You're sure of it?" asked King.  "Certain! Since she entered that  bath establishment, every door of  thc Amaranth, of Barthelemy's house  and of the bath house has been strictly watched. -Wc hope, we expect,  that von Roon will go there. The  last telephone message I had from  our people there, a few minutes ago,  he had not arrived���������in fact, he had  not left his chambers in Ghaftsbury  avenue."  "Ah! you arc having ihosc watched  too?"  "Certainly! There is a regular network round these people by this  time���������they cannot get out of it. We  want  to  get  them ��������� together."  King remained silent a moment,  considering matters.  "Yes," he said reflectively. "It is  quite true that von Roon \s at the  Amaranth every night. Eleven is  about his time���������that's when the club  opens. As f. r Barthelemy, I suppose hc comes in from his house.  Now���������what time is this to be?"  "Any time after von Roon's arrival. Let me explain���������but first, do  you wish to be there?"  "I shall be very angry wiih /myself if I am not there I" exclaimed  King.  "Very good. Our chief men arc  already acquainted _ with you���������you  can go where you like, you understand. Here, take that"���������and he  thrust a card into King's hand���������"that  will save you any trouble. Now, as  you are to be there, be prepared foi  anything after eleven o'clock���������at any  moment. Thc whole place will be  raided���������club, house, bathhouse���������simultaneously.      There    won't be     a |  A LI      AT    rlOMP    SHOIIID   ranged, but  these new complications   M������-������������  TL.---*  IW - m  fxJJmm    i^l    jLWJMmU   SMUUUJ  altered matters.    He had  wanted  to   SWSXj*   ������ US 03.1 liHOpgfJSgS  W������\*B***i������ -T-* *rmx    m   *������*.������-���������       tm-m e^m mm-x       ������t ��������������� W   *    ���������*���������> f"Sf������       In*-*       e������*������%****.*r**^������'       ���������#*���������������*%*-������*-*.*���������       *\ **| A rnOCfAl-   " -- '      _        ",,    . .���������  IttULf AKH Jt-UK WAK  Tho first test a man is put through ������������?  either war or life insurance is an examination of his water. This is most esscu-  iial because the" kidneys play a most important part in causing premature old  age and death. The more in various ths  poisons passing through tho Iddneys ths  sooner comes decay���������so says Dr. Pierco  of Surgical Institute, Buffalo, N. "XV, who  further actvises all people who axe past  thirty to preserve the vitality of the kidneys and. free the blood from poisonous  elements, such as uric r.eid���������drink plenty  of water���������sweat some daily and take  Anurie, double strength, before meals.  An-u-ric is a discovery of Dr. Pierce,  and can bo obtained at drug stores. For  that backache, lumbago, rheumatism,  "rusty" joints, swollen feet or hands,  duo to uric acid in the blood, Anurie  quickly dissolves tho uric acid as hot  water doe3 sugar.    Send 10 cents to Dr.  ^*l61'CS   'frit*   4-j.,ol    vjlr/������  Thorold. Ont.-=-' 'I think Anuric is the best' was going to lay a new train  of his  1 h������T������ evav taken. My  kidneys had  given  me  ���������rouble for come tim*.  i������������������'>''S';&������-3������i*ir&si**N'~v     ������������������"    would    suffer    'rocs  Im/(I.V!*WS3^\i8$\   Wiiaclies     and     alee  fm'MJ'if*'**     m%m^\ "welling  of  the  limbs.  be the supreme mover ' and mastsr  in this affair; hc uow recognized that  as things were he would be little  more  than  an  actor in  it.'  "But that won't do���������for me!" he  muttered as he idled along. "I'm not  going to give up the things I've  worked for. Let the police do what  thcy please with von Roon, and  Mrs. Tressingham���������Barthelemy's my  affair."  Coming to thc foot of Trafalgar  Square, King stood for a moment or  two watching thc lights, the traffic,  thc people. At another time he  would have moralized and philosophised about them and thc wonderful scene in which they were set;  now he looked at them abstractedly,  being busily occupied with plots and  plans. He had no thought, no intention, of being false in any Avay to his  police al'ies* that train was laid, and  they could put thc lighted match  to  '"���������.** .  * - ������ '���������-a. ���������  Catarrhal Discharge  kre  T1.I i"������TJ ������; ������  own lor jBartncicmy, anu ne woum  put thc match to that with his own  fingers.  aj-v,    vv Liii,   \jxx   ������it   last   w   *���������*.    ������-ivi������v-*-   * ">-������  taurnnt in the neighborhood of Char-  gs.// has entirely  cured roe  ing Cross, and there he dined simply  ������������/ of all toy backacho and   and   sparingly.       Afterwards  hc     sat  kianefs^l7eCe1 ������������  for some time smoking a cigar   and  in recommending it to   drinking   several   cups   of   coffee���������al-  ..������.���������.. ������,*,������ ���������,*������.���������������������������  ways  hc  was  thinking anci  thinking.  (To Be Continued.)   1IH*T  ���������QiHiiuiiiLiiiraiitiiiamBL���������  B!5raiimsiiifna������*a  othera  who   Buffer.  Mrs. C. A. Clarice. Boz  11    ���������nl  Toronto, Ont.���������"For  ihe last eight y*j,r������ I  bare Buffered with lcitl-  jiey trouble and rheumatism. It began with  pjiins in my back and  finally lelt my back and went down into th*  toot. It developed into a chronic case. I  tried every medicine I could hear of and con  Little   Richard's   mother   took   him  for  a  visi      to      his     grandparents.  When   bedtime  approached   he     was  instructed   to   kiss   each   of   his   rela  tives     good-night.  A|uauiu  Doctors recommend   Catarrhozonc,  .it is nature's own  cure. It drives out  the germs, heals  sore spots, cleans  away every vestige  of Catarrhal taint.  You send the  soothing vapors of  thc pine woods, the  richest balsams and  healing essentials,  right to tl;c cause  of your cold by inhaling Catavrho-  fconc. Little drops of  ' wonderful curative  power are distributed      throuuh       the  V������.������.������������\ + l-������I,^*v     r\*7 ���������'  Lfivuum.ij .ap  paratus by the air  you breathe. Like a  miracle, that's how  Catarrhozone cures  bronchitis, catarrh,  coids, and irritable  throat. You simply  breathe its healing  fumes, .ind cyery  trace of. disease  flees as before hrc.  So    safe,    infants  _^ . can use   it,  so   sure  to relieve, doctors prescribe it. so beneficial   in  nrcventing  winter  ills   that  no person  can  afford to  do  without  Hc        hesitated   Catarrhozone.  Used  in   thousands  of  his     grandfather, j cases without failure.    Complete outwore    a    long,  heavy    beard. >; fit $1.00, lasts three months, and    is  Aren't  you  going    to     tell    grand- ��������� guaranteed to cure; smaller size 50c,  traces of  my  ailment  no  m������tter_ what  ths  father   good-night,   dear?"   his   moth-! all  dealers  or the  Catarrhozone  Co.,  vrssuncv conditions may d������.    Ahutio ss t\ rsss <���������     ���������%       ������;*tvt_        _-.i, ������������������.       r      ,���������������^-*���������������������������������*-'*   Tr- . ^-\  kidney   medicine   in   every   genso."���������IS.   9.  cr  asicca.       j\*j,     motli^i,     *     *.������.. a,     ivnigsion,  Out.  ���������������:���������   x- ������_.mj_ c.������������������x was tjlc reply,   'there isn t any place  to tell him."���������Thc Argonaut.  Bulted some good doctors, but still I kept on when   he   came   to  Bufferinjr.    About ���������*��������� year ago a friend advised ,vinr>      ���������.^^������     <,      tt-.  me to give Anuric a trial, and am happy to who  say I  am today a well man���������never feel any  Garrison,  5 Matilda Street.  loophole for a mouse to get out or. i Barthelemy all to himself for that  And there'll be a fine scandal in the j good. desirable hour of revenge on  newspapers tomorrow, no doubt; but I -whicl'i hc had counted fo so long,  the  real  great thing won't  be     said i jje wanted to open his heart to him;  much about���������thc ..rrcst of ihe people  who stole that secret paper. Well���������  I think that's all."  King went out into the night air  thinking harder than ever. He strolled along Whitehall for a while, pondering matters. If the police got  Barthelemy, hc himself might miss a  he wanted to speak with a brutal  frankness; he wanted the full flavor  of revenge. If the strong clutch of  thc law were once laid on Barthelemy he would be balked of much  that hc had planned and striven for.  Had this raid been carried out in the  ordinary  way,     King    would       have  so  "My wife and I never argue,  wc "ct Eilon*1* bet3.uiifu.Hv,"  "How do yon i.ianaj'C it"*"  "When anything goes wrong I  al-      ,   ,     ,   ,  ways figure that it was my fault, and  *5;4 bushels per  capita    per    annum,  she never disagrees with  mc."���������Bos-   Canada has been using wheat at the  Wheat Consumption in Canada  Canada uses more  wheat per capita  than  any   other  country  in     the  world. Human consumption of wheat  in   the   Dominion   should  not   exceed  ton Transcript.  certain gratification on which he had  achieved all his various objects after  set his heart.    Hc desired to     have i a fashion which hc had carefully ar-  Thc Vicar���������Do you give your dog  any cxcrcise,..Mr. Hodge?  Farmer Hodge���������Oh, yes, he goes  for  a   tramp    nearly     every    day.���������  T '.(  e.  rate   of  about  9  bushels   per  capita  each year.  Mother���������Why did    you  frog in  sister's bed?  Son���������I   tried  to  find  r.nd couldn't.  put    this  a  mud turtle  ������_yctoucr otu, m   iiis  is   also   undoubted   is   that     it  stolen   by   Mr?.  Trc������singham,  whom you were a.-.kc<! hah* an  \sru  it  was  about  hour  Kim*   started.  "Ah!"  hc   exclaimt  in   '.o   t*r..''or-:ta:'.''.   :������������������  "Tho.r������.: i������. U" doi-l  Mr-. Trer^trvh-im h  1 ;>���������.>:.>.ted'���������in ti-.'-.  j.i r ^<ji;Ui:c v;.. 1.  .���������).., }v,:-\<\\.-<\ ���������!���������<--  ., vr-ion .>f ]:���������->  i>  t  'Nov;   I    bc-  vnA  nv.rmpA sritK Rr!?**"^;!   Pa,Mf������������������*m Wo*m nnA  Tlte"n*������n������DTi������a'  tfv  Uur papers are cieaaseus ticateu  They add to the Freshness, Cleanliness and Purity of your goods.  They preserve the Color and Quality of Fresh and Cooked Meats and ar������ Gernvproof, Moisture-proof  and Giease-proof. _. They will not stick to the Meat.  little.*'  t t-if  what  T  *a ir.rti  V  *���������*-���������    h'-lir--  t'  1 f r *  it���������t  lii.-ii  <r,ol  zieve llitit t!.::i  >\\\ut'<-\--.   in   th*  King tiO'l'l'.-'l  i;,:'   df:'-plv.  "V'.n    Hr.OT!'"  say.  :v.  h::--  admitted���������nay  prrvi-nof. ��������� '" 'he high  ive     j-.i-t     scon���������-that  r'.^.-imient.   Sho  gives  ���������:   'h<-   fame   to  see  it  he   i^iv.-ii   credence  to  I.i ti* ���������rli e*    wa*-    *n  -tV.nt i-  eer'iYi.i.   N*'i\v  Mrs.   Trc'-'-;r.ij:liani  i;f  ..   f/.'ing;   we   lie  ,,:   !i;is   if.  head-I  ;\ n;  !r;ui! Ii  iiru!   )  i. UK)  1. "  .il!  d.    "And  nk-  Ll'tll-  e! <'. ��������� 111 y.  .\ow, it i  in or'- ii  folk   '.vill   h<-   i'l   ���������"'it'i' lav-  tonight.      In   frft.   Mrs.  is   tin re   novi."  "Y<ju  ktio','/  1 iii*i .'"  '���������> ��������� i  showing   his   MnjuYe.  'I'lw:   oflieial   ^iniled.  ���������'Ml'ri.   'J  ra'.v.sili^Uialli    !l.; ���������  observation.       .sine.-     -,he.  <'corga:   1'Vllin^ton's  howsr  . . - .      \' i . . .  ''She   drove   str.iiK'��������������� t.  :!ie   rhnml)''''';   in  ivhieh    we   Un*>w  slie   I'.i'i   ihiit   l'V  ���������   .   . ii  t ',.aldi->hni' ii*    ���������>'���������  n  likely  tli.il   ll.<: *  :d   the   club  l"reF;singl'iatu  ,iitin '1   i*. ne'  h������*'M  hit  ��������� n  "   n  fro n  -l-:H't*-l  to    hr:    \  ,.e. < x it  ir >r  i*ir  ���������on  at  i;.-  niider  Mr.  (.Jurzon  f\->:       lo \  :    ;iv. line J  i'.oon's j  1 V'   n ;ir  '.���������.I   t.-.th  Htirtlie!-  ^j/JigJJfU/l^jfr <M4xl-xtixiUU>     ixxyxliixixx,  ^BV,^S^4m^t'Zt''A^'���������'���������''������''"-   ���������������>.'���������"*''>'''���������"<*���������*'������ <"/  Appleford's Carbon Coated Counter Sales Books are no deuer than the ordinary kind. Now made  with new improved Formulus and At-plmncei and better Uian ever IdcJoic. 11 you mi a not ������ cu������iouacj,  trrite us for a sample book.  urn  >*<w  am  ' f0\l*it*A *..* I*^f'*f?T*ff.  \/S\. riyiFf/g'Cyour Kvci and lo tosWt'Kvt*.  lOUR tlta3No.'*--..������m),,J-.������Ky.C������.Ut  k>v������ aa������ov*. ti. a ..I  M..*. 7i-.7.7 ".������*���������- *..^f) jTrRtTsa-nira-sir  /-vppicioru v^omitev <->ncc^ jl>uujlx. -^o., j^juiutVaaiA  HAMILTON,   CANADA  cmcza A.m warehouses at rowomo. MowrMAt. t^jwiwa.������,! vamcottvp.n.  ^p. i:-.n'.-^*wr,'ms.'j������iis  i~,iXX.\,r..,m...7di4.\dl4.ik:li:,Xi,Ui^t,.7,,.tixU  iniairaailm���������iiil nl���������ili in  m<w.1*OT.w  ������������������.������^*..^4,if'.W'''U'iUu..jy/������WK't'ja���������MVJ;'/������'^  DM  imwmmm ^'&'.v:r:&;i������,vVv.  -mutt  TELm'."TWm^Wr  im>  TOH,     B. '��������� CV  ���������^.-ttTV*  _ 'j^jPV****-.  ./V  Farm Land Sales  Is Indicative of the Movement   for  ���������?resicr Production  The considerable number of farm  land sales _ being closed in all parts  of thc prairie provinces is indicative  of the movement for greater .production and of thc demand for the fertile lands of Western Canada for  this purpose. The following are  some of the private sales which have  been completed recently:  Farm near Virdcn, Manitoba, $50,-  000 cash.  320 acres near Rcgina, Saskatchewan, $17,920.  160 acres near Mountain View,  Manitoba, $12,000,  760 acres near Water/hole, Northern Alberta, $4,500.  Internationalism and War  We would commend to our work  ing-men   who   are  beguiled    by     all I  these fine phrases about internation- j  alism and leagues of nations to #re-[  member   the   old   savins     of     Oliver 1  r- ,,>���������������_ ..  _jZ_:J^������.  nr\ t :   1  ness." said Blake, "is to keep foreigners from fooling us."���������London  Morning  Post.  Meaug Increased Acreage  Six Million Acres Already Prepared  for Crop in Saskatchewan  According to thc estimates of the  Dominion census and statistics bureau, compiled on thc basis of reports received from correspondents  in every part of the province, the  amount of tali plowing done in Saskatchewan in 1917 is placed at fifty  per cent, more than was done in  1916. The* amount of summerfallow  prepared in 1917 for the 1918 crop is  also shown to be considerably in excess of that of the previous year.  The total area of land prepared in  Saskatchewan during 1917 for the  1918 crop is- Conservatively estimated  at 6,134,609 acres.  THE AFTER EFFECTS  Aids the Digestion  of Food  VAtaa ������ ������  '-*\  IL  LIFTS OFF ANY CORN  WITHOUT PAIN  Strangled with Asthma is the only  expression that seems to convey  what is endured from an attack of  this trouble. The relief from Dr. J.  D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is beyond measure. Where all was suffering there comes comfort and rest.  Breathing becomes normal and the  bronchial tubes completely cleared.  This unequalled remedy is worth  many times its price to all who use it.  Often Worse Than the   Disease Itself���������Victims Left Weak, Ner-  . ons and Worn Out  n La Grippe���������the name by which sn-  nuenza is most generally known���������is  a disease prevalent throughout Canada during the winter and spring  months. Anyone who has felt its  pangs is not likely to forget the  tiouble. La grippe starts with a  slight cold���������and ends with ,1 complication of troubles. It Jays thc  strong man or. his back; it tortures  him with fevers and chills, head-  aches and b?.ck?.cheSi It lesves him  Canada Wins! Ja prey_ to pneumonia, bronchitis, con-  "Horses!"    said     the      American. (sumption and other deadly diseases.  Don't you talk'to me about horses!, In fact its after effects are more ser  Once you get a few drops of Putnam's Extractor on a sore corn, you  realize what a boob you've been to  wait so long before using the one  painless and sure corn remedy  ������-*??^*^^***-**'o   c "���������*!"*��������� *������"*.'e    s***\   **s    r������*-i  *    ���������������������������.������***���������*.���������������   ���������*    %j + m.*. a v \**������j     '-*!.-*     *���������*     *W������J  quick; peels it^ right ofL_ the toe,  acts entirely without pain, and never  fails even on the oldest and toughest  of corns. For a real cure get Putnam's; costs but a quarter at thc  drug store.  ������-!-Hrfl������ f.F  '*-**ts***-^  Germany's Ruthless Valor  Wc find ruthless valor boiled down  to this: That the superior breed, the  German is entitled to bresk ass laws  that bind inferior breeds, his etie-  mies, and to inflict on them any cowardly or vile treachery or crime; but  that if these acts be committed upon  him, then his enemies are guilty of  an enormity which in him is not an  enormity but a ..virtue, of ruthless valor! This is called "squealing."���������  From Maj. Haldane MacFall's "Germany at War." _  I had an old mare that once licked  the fastest express on our railroad  by pretty near a couple of miles on  a 30-mile run to Chicago."  "That's nothing!" said thc Canadian. "I was out on my farm one  day, about 50 miles from the hous**;  when a frightful storm came up. I  turned th'* nonv's hea*^ to^vard home,  and he raced the storm so close for  the last 10 miles that I didn't feel a  drop. On the other hand, my dog,  only 10 yards behind, had to swim  the whole distance 1"���������Exchange.  V2we>m&s>&s%tm&&<3. ������**a^fi  JO. a. ^������ xsmmix. TmTvx a.^naw   ��������� v^v ***  May Cost a Good Deal of Time and  Money But Pays in the End        J  There is  only    one way    to keep {  the will active, and that is    by ex- j  crcising.      The will    is like the mus- j  cles,  for even  the finest  of athletes j  scon gets out of condition unless he 1  exercises.   A man ought to do every  day something that hc does not care  to do, just for the sake of exercising  his will.    That sort of exercise keeps  it in condition, ready for the harder  tilings of life when thcy occur, and,  above  all,  prepared  for  emergencies  that may spring up.    The doctrine of  preparedness is much better    understood now than it was at the begin**  ning'pf last year.    It is as true for  the individual as the nation.    It may  cost a good deal of time and energy  and money, but it saves in the end.  ���������n r _ .��������� ,_! ��������� .-  IB)  iky* 'ci^^u  w  Catarrhal Deafness Cannot be Cured  by local applications as they cauaot reach  the diseased portion of the ear. There is  only one wav to cure catarrhal deatness. and  that is by a constitutional remedy. Jararrlial  Deafness ts caused bv an mtiasiied condition  ol thc mucous lining ot tho Eustachian Tuoe.  When this tube ts inflamed you nave a rumbling sound or tmpertect hearing, and ������.hen  it is entirely closed Osatness is Lna "*-���������s**'t.  Unless the inflammation can he reduced aud  this tube restored to its normal ondition.  hearing will be destroyed forever. Many  case3 ol deafness are caused by catarrh,  which is an intiatned condition ot the mucous  surtaces. Hall's Catarrh Cure a>*.ts through  the blood on the mucous suriaces ol the system.  We will give One Hundred Doll.us for any  case ol Catarrhal Oeatness that cannot be  cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure; Circulars  tree*      Ail   Oru^^iss.s    ?***  F.   j.  CHENEY' & "cb.,  Toledo.  Ofc-a.  Safe Plan to Fight On  The   Huns   cannot  be    trusted  anything  and  a  very sharp    censor  ious than the trouble itself. You can  avoid la grippe and winter colds by  keeping your blood rich and red bv  the occasional use of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. If-you have not done this  and the disease lays you low, you  can banish all its evil after effects* by  this same great blood-building, nerve  restorin*1* medicine. This has been  proved in thousands of cases  throughout Canada by la grippe victims who have been made well and  strong through the use of Dr. Williams Pink Pills. Among the cured  is Miss Irene Bootes, Portsmouth,  Ont, who writes:���������"I take much  pleasure in recommending Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, because I have  proved their worth in my own case.  Last winter I had a severe attack of  la grippe and it left me weak and ali  run down. I had severe pains in the  chest and under the arms, palpitation of the heart and attacks of neuralgia which left me with the feeling that life was scarcely worth living. I was taking doctor's medicine,  but it did not help mc and 1 was  much discouraged. I was advised to  try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and be  gan  their use  only  on   the   principle i  I  1 "V'Bgstsblo fats and natural  I extracts give BABY'S  OWN I  I SOAP its wonderfully softening and |  I aromatic lather.    Sold everywhere. j  1 Albert Soaps Limited, lifts.. Montreal  SAVE  THE  Ci  I  v/crc  > V   3mm%m9  that I wou!d try anything that might  better my condition. I had only  been using the piiis a coupie of  weeks when the pains began to leave  me. Gradually my strength return-  *n [ ed, my appetite improved, and in a  ""  little  more  than  a  month   i   feit   aii  1  -   a.-w  Output of Alberta Mines  The total output of the coal mines  **  r\r 1   * ������  *  WUS    'r.OOJ.Hlt  YOU can ac  c o m p I i a h  moro during  the day if you  have had a really  enjoyable shave  ���������an AutcStrop  shave.  . Every time you  use your Auto-  Strop you realize  what it means to  own a razor that  is always in perfect condition for  it*, bia-uiu ia sharp  und keen.  Tho AutoStrop  isihe only razor  that iiharpens ita  own blades automatically.  f,uirant--J  lo S������tlil>  ComMelft Outfit  $5.00  Af ALL STOKES  AuloSu 0** Salcly  lUtorCo., Limited  B--87*DtAeSl.  Teres's. Ot*.  4*7-1-111  WW*.     ��������������� Ml   WH*r������������lfl<AMl*     -aaaa. W  Wi   Vm     ^"*lRi      Jtw   .6  lR      ,w   M   1RV  ������������    mmsntmrn*        mm~m   *      *        ^**f������ft/     ������A������     *XXm*  ship ts kept on all news leaving the   my 0id  t*me v*gor  had  returned,  country.     there  is  some  object     in   am sincerely glad I was persuaded to  thc reports allowed to appear     con-   try  Dr.  Williams'  Pink   Pills,  and   1  cerning these strikes.    It may be   to  shall always have a good word to say  deceive the  Russians; it  may be    to]for them  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills not only  cure the disastrous after effects of la  grippe, but arc also a specific for all  these troubles due to poor blood,  such as anaemia, rheumatism, indigestion, women's aiiments, and the  generally worn out feeling that affects so many people. You can get  these pills through any dealer in  medicine, or by mail at 50 cents a  box or six boxes for $2.50 from Thc  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  ville,  Ont.  xU~    r>  -w w���������.v������v<>. Ll.lV JL-**  only safe plan is to' hope that they  are really serious, but to go on fight-  iog  to a  finish.���������Kingston   Standard.  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Dandruff.  ���������,      Alt.-,-....     J      -,--  tons, from 283 mines m operation.  These figures have been taken from  a report compiled by thc mines  branch of the department of public  works of Alberta. During the year  one copper mine was opened west  of Banff, and two shale mines were  in operation at Rcdcliffc, near Medicine Hat, Alberta.  Thc indications of worms arc restlessness, grinding of the leolh. picking of the nose, extreme pecvishtu-ss,  often convulsions. Under these conditions the best remedy that can be  got is Miller's Worm Powders. The  will attack the worms as soon as  ministered and will grind tlicm to  atoms that pass away in the evacuations. The little sufferer will be immediately eased and a return of the  attack will not be likely.  hey  ad-  Stoic British Sailors  Better Without  "I asked her to kiss mc, without avail."  "You were right to stipulate that.  Kissing through a veil spoils half  the fun."���������Kansas City Journal.  Minard's "Liniment for   Sale   Everywhere.  jEAoreiy ^one  After Twenty-seven Years of Suffering���������Swelling    and    Puffincss  Has Disappeared���������Not a  Pain or an Ache Left  A most astonishing cure of rheumatism and eczema has been reported here, and Mrs. Ray is enthusiastic  in telling her many friends how cure  was effected.  Rheumatism and eczema frequently go together, and in this case caused thc most keen distress imaginable.  Ail the swelling and puifmess result-'  ing from many years of rheumatism  have disappeared, and there is not a  pain or an ache left.  Mr. G. H. Ray, R.R. No. 1, Kincardine, Ont., writes: "Mrs. Ray luis  been using your Kidney-Liver Pills.  She was very bad with rheumatism  and eczema, and had had that fearful  itch for twenty-seven years It was  simply terrible what she suffered. I  persuaded her to try $1.00 worth of  Dr. Chase's Kidney-Liver Pills. She  is now on the last box, and let me  teii yon she scarcely knows herself,  she is so free from both these diseases. All the swelling, and puffiness  caused by the rheumatism has. gone  away, arid she has gone down in  weight 18J4 pounds. She never has  an ache or pain, biliousness or sick  headache all these months. She often says herself 'How glad I am that  I know what to do instead of paying  doctors so much to make me  worse.' "  There is only one way that the  poisons in the blood can be cleaned  away and' the cause of pains and  aches removed, and .that is by the  hcaltful action of thc kidneys, liver  and bowels. Because Dr. " Chase's  Kidney-Liver Pills act directly and  specifically on these organs and insure their activity thcy remove the  cause of rheumatism and other dreadfully painful and fatal diseases. One  pill a dose, 25 cents a bo.*:, all dealers or Edmanson, Bates & Co., Limited, Toronto.  Look for thc portrait and signature of A. W. Chase, M.D., the famous Receipt Book author, on thc box  you buy.  Mightiest swiug  ever aimed al  Abortion, Sterility, and Premature Calving, one  or one hundred  cattle   treated    u������  5     EHiliUtSS. uaO  one half oi our  product,     ii     hoc    _       ������2**5*T**<i a-������*!*.r������J  \ ^SS*^5*9^.    ^   tlie   balance   and  -X ***������fea_,   ^,i'      ^fefSset   your   moner.  \^S^sf5BBP5ft^"|{W' -"ells    25    pounds  MCQUEEN'S  PRODUCTS  Phiat and  Head  Office,   Edmonton.   Alberta.  P.   O.   Bos.   321  THSE NSW FRENCH RERSSOY. N������l. 6ft2. N������S-'  B   lafairB^riW-l^ Hospitals wit!*  ffrcit success, CURES chromic wcakkess. lost vigob  ft VIU. IiaXEr, BLADOSft. DISEASES, BLOOD POISON.  ?E*.SS. eSTKSR He. DRIiei-ISTS ec MA1J. SI. TOST 4 CTS  POUQBKA CO. ������. BESKiiAH ST. NEW YOBKorLYMAN BROS  toaoMTO. waiTB roa PRB8 book to Dr. Ce Clero  ������������e;?-Co, n&vs*a*TO������K Ro, HAUpstsad, Losdoh, eno.  f BV HEV* PX/IOKS ITASTHlgSS' FORMOF    EASY* TO  TAtft  THEriAPJOM se.&dc������������.  Em TUAT TKAOK  MARKED WORD  ' THEBAPION    IS PS  __T2. GOVT. ST AH*" A**riSBP TO 0&S. aXJtfJlXK. l*AC8S*>*Sa  COOK'S   COIION  ROOT  COMPOUND  A safe, reliable regulating medicine. Sold in Uirce tli-grees Oi  strcnctli. No. 1. $1; No. 2. S3;  No. 3, $5 per box, Sold by all  Cru^ci^ts. or sent prcpnld l"  plain package on receipt of  price. Free pamphlet. Address  TIIE COOK MEDICINE CO  Toronto.GnL (Formertp Windsor.)'  MONEY ORDERS  Pay your out of town accounts by Dominion Express Money Orders. Five dollars  costs three cents.  Instruments o������  Destruction  Each year of tho war, the New  York Tribune points out, has reduced some new instrument of destruction. For example, in 1914 cr-.inc  thc 42-ccntimeter gun which pulverized  fortifications that  were   suppos-  4.A     i-r.    l-������r������    imTirro-ilTKV'     "n      '.Ol^ tl'C  use of poison cas as a weapon of  attack; in 1916. the "tank'*; in 1917  the depth bomb which has limited  thc menace of the snhnr.-.rinc. In  1918���������what?  vv.  41.  <U.  juvw  Brave Deed Is New Chapter in His  tory of British Heroism  A remarkable story of the bravery  of British tars in an effort to save  Halifax from disaster is now licini*  recounted for thc first "time at Ottawa.  Tim silent British navy, following  its usual custom, has so far not published  iiie siory.  When the Mont Blanc was bum-  in (.j in Halifax harbor after the collision in thc Narrows, there was a  small  British  gunboat  not  far away.  Her captain, icaliziu1*; the danger  and knowing Ihat the Mont Blanc  had been deserted by her crew, called for volnt������M*r<- to row to Ihe Monr  TU:>n<* for l1������f> nuvtw*>*:������������ of <-r������iMta<>' if  anything could he done to sink or  low   her  away   from   ilu*  eilj*.  There was a ready response to thc  c.1ll for volunteers. The tarti reached  the ill-fa led ship, were climbing over the '-.ide**, when she exploded, and  some 30 tit 40 British ;i;iilori wen*  blown into eternity. It in us brave  | an art as Hie great war lias revealed. *  Imports Pedigreed Horses  A shipment has just been received  at Rcgina, Saskatchewan, of-two cars  of pedigreed horses from Scotland  The horses were imported by William Grant, a farmer of Tregarva,  Saskatchewan, and many types of  horse ar..* said to be represented in  lhc shipment, from the lean race-  lior.ie to the heavy type of team  marc.  yowSYMPTOMS?  Paina in thc Back or Sideo, Corstant  find the remedy in the box below-  Under Provocation  That one of the professors at  Princeton has had his domestic  trials was recently evidenced when a  young woman of rather serious turn  endeavored to involve him in a  theological discussion. "Professor,-'  she asked, "do you or do you not believe in infant damnation?" "I believe in it," said the professoi, "only  at night."  Corns cripple the feet aud make  walking a torture, yet hiuc relief in  the shape of Holloway's Corn Cure  is within  reach of all.  Alberta Exports 200 Cars of Butter  During the year 1917, two hundred  cars of creamery butter were exported from Alberta.    This province was  Headaches.   Swollen   Joluto,   U iuary j the first in Western Canada to grade  Troubles, Stone o   Gravel?  You will | its butter and cream, and  to  Mr. C.  Marker, dairy commissioner of Alberta, belongs iiie credit oi .Marling  a movement which is now getuial in  the: west, and which has had the effect of creating a standard ol creamery butter that ia not excelled anywhere.  Mr. Marker recently lectured before the dairymen of North Dakota  at Pargo, on the "Stutidurdia*aliun of  Butler."  SfaraiM Read Mrs. MoayKan's  iLeUeif FubaissietS hy  Her Permission*  Mitcholl, Ind.���������-"LydiaE. Plnlcliftm"fl  Vegetable Compound helped mo so much  during  tho time  I  was lookingforwnrd  to the coming of my  littlas ono that I am  recommendinfj; it to  other expectant  mothers.   Before  taking it. somodnya  I sufTered with nou-  trulr.ia to biully that  I   thousht I could  'rU   not livt>, but after  ���������*\ tuking thveo bottles!  s   >of LyJiaE. Pink-  ���������i Vham's Vc jretable  >vn' r>      , ... it ,  tircly relieved of  neuralgia, 1 had  nained m Btrcngth  and waa able to go  criv.r.c! r-v/f do fil!  tny hooaework. nly baby when tiever-  montlui old weighed 10 pounds and I fe<*l  pi  ' lion:  ...jntlia .. . v  bettor than I havo for a long; time. I  never   iiuJ   uny  iucilicli.u   uo   liu* ro  *l^\nm a at  Never  Abuucd Papa  The lillk* tot was "lostcd." At the  station the ollicer tried all aorts of  questions to ascertain who s-hc was.  hiuully he said:   "What  name    does  I your   mother  mil   your  father?"  "She  doesn't   cull   him  any   name,"  ' replied tiie ciiiiti   uue liken mm.  Mitchell. Ind.  Good healtli durinf: materr.ity is n  most important factor tc both mother  nnd clillil, and many letters have been  ���������received by tho Lydia fcl. Pinkham  Medieina Co., Lynn, *,*������*., *������*liiug.*n  ah^nlthr^fltor^ddiirinftldti trying period  by tho use of Lyui������ li. Pinkliwn'a Vece-  . l&ulw iJompounu. ���������M������lliMM,HHlJllumU^LiJ|ll.lli|H. WJI..IU'CTI  ..  "i'  :      ..:   ,v,_ .   .    ..���������������������������������������������    '���������*���������'������������������ "i "'"!''' " ������.'.'.'.���������"..' '���������   ^'- ���������; '��������� .���������'i '--r���������"-"T^" .,J IJL'~~-';?s*j  -THE  CKESTOU KBVSBW  ���������x-"'  B.BI  *a������  ���������SHSa  ;m ������OHI  Cor-UE Pups Fob Sale���������$5  each.  Apply Victor Carr, Creston.  Gooss  setting.���������Mrs,  ton.  Sass���������31.50 per  Ryckman,  Ores-  For   Saus���������Choice  50c. each.���������VST.    H.  Lilac Bushes  Japanese bushes,  Kemp, Erickson.  Wanted���������A couple of young pigs,  also settidg hens, at once.���������Mrs. W.  S. Kyeknian, Creston.  Rev. G. S. Wood and Mrs. (Major)  Ryan are spending a few days this  week with friends in- Spakane.  Jos. P. Clubb left on Wednesday  for Boswell, where he will be in charge  e.f the Ike Lewis ranch this season. "  Milch Cow Fob Sale���������Will freshen  April" 15th, Heavy milker, grade  Ayrshire.    Mrs. J.   Maxwell, Creston.  Egos Fob Hatching���������White inborn arid White Wyandotte eggs, ������1  per setting of 15.���������J. Compton, Creston.  This week's Red Cross tea ranks  among the best ever in the way. of  revenue, the intake being $4.40.    Mrs.  a        47, "i., 2     W.   _        "Biff    TT   Alex. Mir&belii was a business visitor at Nelson a few days the latter  part of the week.  Geo.   Mawson left on  e~~,   on���������,  ���������rail,  Wednesday  spending a  couple oi days on business.  Mrs. .0. Hogarth, who has spent the  winter   with  friends   in   Vancouver  retnrned to Creston on Monday.  Mrs. W. K. Brown left on Monday  for Spokane, where she will spend a  few days with friends in that citv=  Mrs. C. Moore,  ing with Kaslo  weeks,  returned  who has been visit-  friends for three  home   on   Sunday.  Arthur French  of Bull River snent  a couple of days the latter part of the  his ranch here. He says the snow is  pretty well all gone at Kossiand,  though still quite in evidence on the  north side of the buildings in town.  Perfect    weather   conditions   have  fire vailed all week for work on the  and, and the trees are bursting into  bud everywhere. On April 10th, last  year, H. 13. McCreath recalls snaking  a trip to Porthill with a load on  sleights. This season is at least a  month earlier than in 1S17.  Goat Mountain Waterworks Co.  has a'crew of men busy re-laying the  line between the Barton ranch and  Crawford's cornet* with new pipe.  This is a section of the system "that  there has been trouble with at times  in getting a good pressure and the  new pipe is expected to remedy matters to a nicety.  _ Thejadies of _ Wynndel announce a  a.Tr.*1!..  dance for Saturday night, April 13tb,  commencing   at  8.30   prompt.    Good  Srizes are offered at cards, which will  e followed-^ lunch   at. 10.30,   and  then    the    dance.     Gentlemen   50c.,  ies 25c.  will  be also a raffle  R. S. Smith and Mrs. M.  the hostesses.  Young wer������  A. E. Skinner of Lethbridge, the  new assistant at the P. Burns shop,  moved his family to town this week,  and is getting settled in the Attridge  house o'n Victoria Avenue,  The members of the Red C������-oss ex  ecutiye are reminded of a committee  meeting on Monday next. 16th April.  Hereafter the executiye will "meet  regularly the second Monday in each  month.  R. H. Summers and family, from  Wainwtight,' Alta., arrived in Creston  on Saturday, with the view to making  the Valley their home, and are oecupy-  the Wiles house on Fourth Street at  present.  J. T������ Mangan of Fernie was here  over the week-end on his usual monthly yisit, with F. Belanger.    Post ship-  on Sundav.  iiitnij,     rmiufuuig  HI, ���������   While at work  at  T *-���������.*"*.  a couple of weeks ago, intending to  locate at the eoast, have pulled up at  Trail, where they have taken over a  large boarding house.  A clothespin social, which will include a musical program and refreshments, will be given under Methodist  ladies' aid auspices on Friday evening.  April 26th.    Admission 25 and 15c.  The ladies will be specially interested in S. A. Speers ad vt. on page 4.  He is featuring a sale of dress lengths  in voiles and poplins, and no two the  same, at from 50c. to $1,50 per yard.  "\  Crowded Out���������We are compelled  to hold over until next week an interesting letter from Pte Jos. Heath  dealing with Forestry Draft work  overseas covering a period of eight  months.  CMt-  Spiars   had  V*������������a������-, ������tl-fc     x-xf     lxTXxrm.  "JUUVall   \fX.    lUg  the mill  c/aaliaica*  at Can-  T.    TY.  for a yiolin donated by E. Butterfield,  at 25c. a chance. The affair Will be  held at the clubhouse, which has an  excellent floor for dancing and affords  ample room for card playing, while  the" Wynndel music.'needs no introduction as to excellence. A banner  eaowd is looked for and ix first-class  all-round time guaranteed. Everybody welcome.  med  a.reaiva.a y  gasoline  to run'it for a year.    This  yotii.-     Mai     Sbrlliijla      iiUlUUiil/    J)ppCa?S   TrST"  a 74.  iaQ     ���������fraY.mot* \xr  just  inability to  ping is not as  brisk  now,_owing to the firm's  get the necessary cars.  Inspector Forrester of the Dominion  Police is spending the week at East  Kootenay points, getting acquainted  with that part of his territory and  arranging for strict administration of  the Militia Act in every detail."  Dr. C. B. Hope, a travelling dentist,  opened for business here on Friday  last, but owing to his not being a  licensed practitioner in the province,  he had to shut up shop on Saturday,  and left town the following day.  inspector  of  r.4\t la-tl  -4f  __INCE  WE  CEASED  ~    to pay Interest to the  Bank   we   can   sell  Automobiles    and    Motor  Trucks on  time payments.  We also carry a full  lip**  rxf  EQUIPMENT.  IB m������***, 0%%\msm ������%     A ������*aL������k      O  OiuSr-Jii ttuiiS Q&  COMPANY  ff*.  oijjip.y  D. Suitess of Cranbrook,  for the C.P.R., was here a  days this week, superintending "ship  ping a matter of 10,000 posts that the  company are taking from Mangan &  Belanger.  Those who have plots in the Creston  cemetery, as well as aii others who  may be interested, are invited to a bee  on Wednesday, May 1st, for the purpose of putting the burying ground in  more presentable shape.  The Red Cross finance report for  the week shows an intake of $21.45, as  follows: Alice Siding Knitting Club,  donation, $10. Fees. $4. Raffle of  collar donated by Mrs. M. Young,  $1.60, Tuesday tea, $4.40 Sundries,.  $1.45.  C. O. Rodgers left on Wednesday  for Spokane.    He  expects  to return  47V.        H*An^dtT  . . ..        ..U. v ������ . . ^.. v .  l__a.s.       1 _  uv;ni    ac'ftS  below   the   knees   when   a  Ir*������    aimitr oin..r|  nmnorl  l\V.        U TT ItiV      ���������jua.M^.t     ������J- a ������.-������ -a. ���������> *������-f ���������������  him up against the saw carriage. Dr.  Henderson was summoned and after  attending his injuries brought him on  to his home in town.  The provincial estimates for* this  year came to hand this week, and  amongst the items shown is one for  $265, to be spent on Kootenay River  ferry presumably for an engine and  a*o run iv  no stated amount  each constituency for public works,  only the total for the province bping  shown.  The Creston troop of Boy Scouts  had an interesting outing during  Easter week. On Thursday night last  they went into camp on the Cherrington ranch in order to be up and to  work early on Friday when they  planted almost an acre to potatoes.  The spuds Will be sold in.the fall and  given to some patriotic cause. Scoutmaster Smith Was in charge of the  party.  ' .    "  Wm. Anderson of the Vernon Fruit  Co., Ltd., Saskatoon branch, was here  on an'inspection trip yesterday, looking up ranchers with whom they did  business last year, and getting in  touch with others for a 1918 supply C*f  berries and all other fruits. He is  optimistic as to crop prospects on the  prairie and equally confident of being  able to dispose of all the fruit offering  at very attractive prices.  Sheriff Doyle of Nelson was combining business with pleasure on a visit  to Creston on Friday and Saturday.  As official administration he was  looking after the winding np of several estates of Valley citizens who died  without making their last will and  testament.    Thesheritf neyer looked  Board of Trade  tSSlOli  and has to be financed locally, in view  of ths calls for patriotic causes the  hoard will write the Institute suggesting that they bend their efforts to getting the boys to join up with the  Creston troop of bo'y scouts.  The secretary will also convey to  Mr. Speaker Keen the board's appreciation of the valuable services rendered by him during Mr. Constable's visit  to Victoria. Thanks wiii also bo con=  veyed Mayer Anderson of Kaslo and  the Nelson board of trade for donations of $15 and $25 respectively to as  sist reclamation publicity effort. The  secretary will also write fishery inspector Halliday as to what steps are  being taken to have a real fish ladder  put in at Duck Creek, he having found  on a yisit last month "that the so-called ladder that had been installed was  far from satisfactory.  "S w  Seventeen of the twenty-two members of the Creston  Board  of Trade  were on hand for   the April session of \ereby give notice that a copy of the  that organization  on  Tuesday  night,   Revised  Schedule   of   rates  which  it  The   Goat  Company, Limited, of  ��������� mf  ������% v- J^ m-xwr* 0 0^^4*00* *~x  ������ V txvr:rWxjT0xS  Creston, B.C.,  about the end  of  the  week  bringing   better in his life, and  his one regret is  Floyd and Mrs. Rodgers with him, the .    -     . .-- .  former being far enough along on the  way to recovery to stand the trip it is  hoped.  R. S. BEVAN, Mlt.  E. C. Gibbs, local treasurer of the  Military Y.M.C.A., acknowledges  with thanks $13.60 from the Alice  Siding Knitting Club, and $60 from  the Creston Dramatic Club���������proceeds  of the "Mister Bob"- performance on  Easter Monday.  ���������  The sock shower, with tea accompaniment, under Red Cross auspiees  is in Speers' Kail for Saturday, April  20th, from 3 to 5.30 p.m. The tea is  15c, with those bringing socks free to  refreshments. The men folk are  specially invited to this tea.  At the annual meeting of the Town  Paik Association, Ltd., on Thursday  hist most of the old officers were reelected. C. O. Rodgers, S. A. Speers  anil Dr. Henderson were re-elected  president, vice-presidentandsecretary  treasurer respectively. ��������� The company  is meeting again to-night to discuss a  proposition AVith the proposed new  agricultural association.  The prevailing fine weather brought  Wm. Hooper in from Rossland again  on Sundav for another week   of it on  ������iin$  Bj-ajg  H*>rf* ar������* a few .son-Honable iic-cess'ties that bIiouIcJ have  immediate attention, with h."jiinu<*.t*anir������f������* time upon uh,  and .LMHuntwiv irom all <|ii;..'t<'rH that spring weather is  hern to atiiv-  Screen JDrOors,  VaM������*������w 00 ntm  ��������� #-"-  -' -c������*-.  Hinges,  XA/ixri*  Perfection Screen  Door  ThoHa** who .ind fishing ono of tlmir out-of-door r  will  he.   iiiUu'C'Htf'd  in  our Hhowinp* of  'creutuuiM  Fishing Tackle,    Flies,    Rods,    Bronskets.    Silk and  Linen Lines,    Steel and Splii Bamboo Reels  V or p*f������ph������-r '1  .4*   oo oi...  llr.  ; 11 i-i  Mtru'il ion  .rt-l.-,  ������������������'���������'���������uilly moil" i'm :i .���������iloi-k  nil*  ���������l".  ;(!,.  CM\m\ivcir%0VM  laW.aT^'t'B-iiCttV'C*  t ..H.I.J U    U. V   taw U   M W al b    4X.   im  that the' government don't establish  the sheriff's office at Creston.  Creston is under obligation to be  out in full force at the Red Cross  whist at Wynndel on Saturday night.  The people of Wynndel are generous  supporters of everything in the entertainment line Creston has to offer,  and it is up to the Creston people to  return the compliment on Saturday  night, especially in such a good cause  as Bed Cross. It's not a bit further  from Creston to Wynndel than it is  from Wynndel to Creston, and  the strawberry townspeople are entertainers par excellence. Be on.  hand.  Rev. A. L. Carr of Fernie was a  Creston visitor on Monday. He is  organizing the Crowsnest-Kootenay  Landing stretch of country on behalf  of the Military Y.M.C.A., which is  putting on a three-day drive early in  May to raise $2,250,000 for that work  overseas during 1018. The amount  B.C. is asked to< raise is $100,000, and  of this the East Kootenay country is  crlled upon to gather in $8,000 at least.  Mr. Carr put the mutter up to a committee of the Creston Board of Trade  while here, and that organization has  agreed to handle the campaign in the  Valley.  Ri?n CnoRH���������The work secretary's  statement for this week is as follows:  Work brought in, pyjamas. Mrs.  Frni'liek, 2 suits; and n suit each from  MesdameH BolJerill and Thurston,  and Miss Candy. Trench caps, one  each from Mrs. Watson and Mrs. R.  S. Smith. Socks, one pair each from  MosdamcH Faulkner, Hi Hamilton,  Mallnndaine. J. W. Hamilton, Cook,  and Miss V. Gobbett. The donations  were: Material for caps from Mrs. F.  Putnam, Mrs. Forrester, Miss Dodd  and Miss I'rasov. Old linen from Mrs.  Lyne, and n trench cap from Mrs. R.  8. Smith.  Owners of (rattle will plcuso take  notion that tho pound law is going to  bo. strictly enforced this year. In the  past two years this law has boon a  dead li-ttor, but brand now arrange-  iuouIh have been m-ide for its enforcement and those who allow their stock  to roam at largo within tho pound  !.v(>:\ lire liabh' to find it e::pcn.';iyc.  TIioko who aro outruHtod with sewing  to it Hint tho pound law In olworvod  do not wish to bo sovoro and hope  that thin timoly notico will bo hooded,  and ml iinploiiH-tnttM'N'' thioi avoidod.  A word to tho wIho nhon!d bo  ftuf.lciont.  Wlint t-ooiiiH to bo ii oowot copy of  M.I*     lll'������>������tO'*(>ll     NOW     Hl'lll'lll'lo     I af     fllfl'H  that tho (tout Mountain Watorworks  (*i> tn.|..- t<. |mi(. in rliVta. on Iviay in'.  in llonling about town. In most orhoh  Mio ihiho im a mattor of i>o comh over  tho oli I ohargoH, oxoojit to t.hoso roHld-  biK on tho lino from W. 11. Ciuwfokd'ia  out. Thoi.o pi'oplo will )...vo thoir  mini iIohMi'iI it i,li<! now Hoiiodulo ho-  rum*1... <>I,V< | ive. A jwtil ioii .l now in  circulation   to   go   on   to   tho  water  i-ikiihI iiilli'i-     ���������'���������������(<��������� i..i1 im>      i>|y.i.>ii'l       .i������>a>  iiioh'iiho   uiili. a   Miinoiigh   invoHtiga-  lii*oi*j  ininli- I *> "(*<���������   if   tlu*   iin-ii'.i������ ���������������  ic  *T!';t;.fl.'.*i!.  and a meeting that was easily the  liveliest and most interesting in many  months was staged, with President  Speers at the helm.  The report of Guy Constable, the  board's delegate to Victoria to interview the government on the finishing  up of Kootenay iriats Reclamation  survey as well as other matters, and  to attend a land settlement convention of the Great War Veterah's Association, was the big feature. Mr.  Constable briefly sketched the various  matters dealt with by him while at  the capital, a full report of which appears in this issue. His report was  unanimously adopted and a vote of  thanks tendered him for his efforts,  which necessitated spending two  weeks on the trip owing to the Veterans convention being postponed a  matter of fiye days from the date  original!*7 fixed. In connection with  the conference with the soldiers Creston is indebted toCn.pt. J. A, P. Crnm-  ton for services rendered by him, as  he was a delegate to the meeting and  -boosted longand strong for the Koote-  nViy Flats as a land settlement area  for the veterans.  The Military Y.M.C.A. drive for  funds in the Valley will be looked  after by a committee made up of Dr.  Henderson, S. A. Speers and Cha's.  Moore, with the former as chairman."  It will be necessary to find canvassers  for aii points in the Valley, as w**ii as  Sirdar and Yahk, which Creston will  also handle in this effort.  The reports of committees  showed  that the fall fair proposition  is hung  up temporarily    waiting for definite ,  assurance that a government grant is  coming and the size thereof.    For the \  finance committee Chairman .Tohnson  reported guarantes to date of $180 and ,  a   few   more   prospects   still   to   see. j  Chairman Bevan reported an   unsne- j  eessful effort to induce the local road :  boss to put the scraper   at work while |  the highways were in  a  muddy state '  and in prime condition  to respond to  scraper   treatment.    The  matter had  also' been put up to the   road  superintendent   with "little    more    success.  This report precipitated a yery general  discussion   of   tne   road   question   in  which  most all   present   voiced   tho  opinion   that  the   present  system   is  giving poor satisfaction.    Instructions  Were given the secretary  to  take the  matter up with Victoria.  The Women's Institute wrote asking the board to co-operate with thorn  in getting the Y.M.C.A. to undertake  work here especially for the boys.* As  the  proposition  is quite a large one  may charge for water has been filed in  the office of the Comptroller of Water  Rights at Victoria, and in the office of  the Water Recorder at Nelson, together with a copy of a memorial  which has been submitted to the  Board of Investigation as supplemental y to the. said revised schedule of  rates, and that the Board of Investigation has fixed the First day of May,  1918, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at  the   Parliament   Buildings,  Victoria,  ������,,-,    1--.,-���������! ..V-      M. .:������������������      *      ������.������--,  X\IL      laraa lllg      a/aa<j     ������luuiti.������i(lU6i       ii/a        vxxx^  approyal of the said revised schedule.  Any person affected by the schedule  may file an objection in writing with  the Board of Investigation, Parliament Buildings, Victoria, or may  appearMn person and be heard at the  said hearing.  Dated at Creston * the 26th day of  March, 1918.  THE fAQAT *V!*r*TTVT'AI'Nr WATERWORKS, COMPANY. lVmitsb.  Guaranteed  Kill the scab on your  Seed Potatoes.  Very simply and easily done  yet you  will have no scab  on potatoes this fall.  OrestoriOrug &Book Oo,  Phone 67  CRESTON  We have a stock of  Rennie's, Steele-Briggs,  Ferrys and MacKenzies  ���������all fresh goods for this  season's planting.  "Yellow Globe  Ogfiiom. Setts  English Multipliers 25c������ lb.  i nwntrn  g^gj^j^g^^  .MBS  ��������� >t; gj������tftUaW.Wi*>W^��������� w $������������������+ -aW'������ j^fW **��������� ,4 Wit- jtj  Mft * U -������ *"r,t. ���������V^*J1  aiiiigg  j**^f-*ry'>TW'rffi^'iia|w|T

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