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 ma iinmiiiiwiMM rmra  /Cf  . , ' \  ,   &  :.^^  \   legislative T_,|>,t-ftry 5j,_n   }g  H.W  ��������� .������������������;-������  *yv������*   "v*  CBESTON, B, Q��������� FHIDAY, APRIL 5, 1918  No. 9  ^ aa1  @M  Principal McCallum of the public  school Is spending the Easter-week  holiday with friends at Grand Forks.  Misses Melya and Georgie Cart-  wright, who are teaching at Cranbrook, are home for the Easter holidays.  Mrs. F. J. Klingensmith spent a few  days the latter part of the week with  friends in Nelson.  Putnam & Haskins commenced  operations this week on a 4-acre land  x.xx*xxxxxf������ wuuFoCv OB    vile    iu.    ������������.  iilin-  gensmith ranch.  The C.. Jackson ranch, which was  occupied part of last year by R. B.  Kennedy, has been leased by D. Jones  ������>f Red Deer, Alta., who will take  possession in a few days.  The house vacated by Mr. Oleson on  the Brown ranch is now occupied by  Mr. and Mrs. Eastwood, who moved  out from town last week.  tended and at which a good time was  had by all. The younger male generation were in charge and proved themselves capital hosts.  Spring has sprung, surely. Last  week we noticed Harry Clayton, Jack  Cameron, Thos; Rogers, C. M. Goodman, Sam Bysouth and Joe Lombardo  hard at it at gardening operations.  No need for Hooyer here. However,  Mayor Daly is not so optimistic and is  still sticking to his heavy woolens.  With . the country bone dry his  favorite remedy for colds is not readily had in either sraaii or moderate  sizes.  w IBs &m &w _  0 asvaa^'cc^is  \  A meeting ;;? the dramatic chub-was  helcl on Wednesday night to wind up  affairs connected with the production  of "Mister Bob." The adjusting of  the receipts' and expenditures shows a  balance of ^60 on hand. The balance  sheet soliows: "* ���������  Receipts  Proceeds, sale  of tickets $ 02.75  dance.  ',    20.00  "     programme advertising   19.00  Hall rent  ...  Orchestra, for dance    Costumes and cosmetics .���������  Refreshments fop dance._ ���������  Books���������"'Mister Bob".   Stage decorations   Sundries      3.25  10.08  4     M        4T-XM-X  10.95  5.50  1.05  ft.no  ^$131.75  V^Expense  Priting���������Programs, posters, etc $19.00  Net balance.  $71.75  ....seo.oo  ?SjS.   fcJG^U       VU1UCU  to E. C. Gibbs, the local treasurer of  the Y.M.C.A., who is also in receipt of  another $13.40 from the Alice Siding  knitting club, part of the surplus cash  on hand at theend of the work season,  which closed this week.  ha i turn Fiit*&tn i mid i tn d  ss     ss  Ploughiug is under way at the W.  H. *������emp ranch this Week, getting  ready for a bigger-than-1917 tomato  ���������erop.  1"* .7../X  XJXXX*  Hcres here owried by R. Lamont and  purpose seeding it entirely to potatoes  -again \jiiis year.  The   March    report    for   Erickson  .school shows an average attendance  ���������tf *Srt   CO ������ a        ...     x ���������4 * -ix J       _. ^ 4.  r������������    i.u.acf. ������uu  ������. ttmui   airieuuance or  397.60  t,h  TMT SIS frawsT  The finest thing in' the amateur  dramatic line that Creston has yet  been favored with was staged in the  Auditorium on Monday night, when  the Creston Dramatie Club presented  the two-act English, comedy, "Mister  Bob," for the benefit of the Military  Y.M.C.A. The seating capacity of  the building was tased to capacity.  and even much of the available standing room was occupied.  * Preceding the comedy and between  acts acceptable yocal numbers were  provided by Miss B= Smith and R. B.  with contributions of $1.25 to Staples, while Mrs. Stark, Rev. J. S.  nd $1.65 to Mahood and Chas. Moore favored with  the Red Cross. Scholars making a I banjo, cornet a.nd violin nunribei-s tlia.t-  perfect attendance are: ' Beatrice 1weie equally well received, Misses  Dodds,   Aubrey Kemp,   Joan   KempJ E,"ta-  Kclmcs,   Jeanne   Palmer  and  Walter Long, Estella McKelvey.  Master Snsest Sfc&eon treated  about twenty of his young friends to  ^omethihg unique in the way of a  birthday party on Saturday afternoon  last, the occasion being his twelfth  anniyersary. During a series of games  egg hunt was started for  an  Easter  about six dozen eggs that the young  iiobu    tfiui   hidden  throughout  orchard,   and amongst which   was a  golden egg.   Three prizes were offered  in this contest, Maud Botteriii getting  the prize   for  the   girl   locating   the  most   hen   fruit,   Robert   Dodds the  boys prize for the same   good work,  while Richard Penson was the lucky  finder of the golden egg and was also  awarded a prize.   In an egg breaking  contest Douglas Putnam captured the  honors of the day.   The afternoon's  f un concluded with a supper to which  all did ample justice.    Ernest proved  himself a capital entertainer and was  ably assisted by  Misai Stella Stinson.  As a souvenir of the 'event each guest  was presented with an   Easter  egg,  and the yonng host was remembered  by his friends who brought with thorn  useful preficnts each.  Mrs. Piper presiding at the piano.  After the play the floor waa cleared  and the Creston 'orchestra provided  music for a dance that lasted till almost 3 a.m., the dramatic dub serving  lunch about midnight. Returns are  mot yet complete on the sale of tickets  but the intake from both the show  and dance is expected to run close to  $120.     The   cant   for   "Mister   Bob"  Philip Royson -Geo. Mawson  Robert Brown, law elerk.-A. L. Squires  Jenkins, Miss Rebecca's butler       W. B. Embree  Rebecca Luke, a maiden lady,  ..   .. _-   .. _,..   .. Miss B. Mawson  Katherine Rogers, her neice,   Miss Lyda Johnson  Marion Bryant,  Katherine's  friend     Miss Erma Hayden  Patty,   Miss Rebecca's maid,      Mrs. W. B, Embree  much a matter of six of one and half  a dozen of the other all through the  dramatis personae.  To Mrs. W. B. Ernbree as "Patty,"  and A, L.  Squires as "Mr.  Brown,"  were entrusted the comedy roles, and  they   were- indeed  happily* seleeted.  Patty; with  ambitious  to. be en  the  stage, in the ballet or doing the. heaviest of Shakespeare, availing herself of  every 05>nort-Hnit,������' to disr������!������������.v her talent to "Jenkins," the butler- (who in  turn was equally vigilant in displaying  his manly affection for her), was the  life of the show, and rose to all the  occasions in a care-free fashion that  fitted the part admirably, and with  never a suggestion of anything bordering on the burlesque.     In various  other situations, particularly the telling of her exploit of putting a couple  of c-afcs in the IjastUy def^^ttng-PbUlp-'s  club bag, and the recital of the strike  ultimatum   to   Miss  Luke,   she   was  equally versatile, and  invariably had  the house in good humor..  The other comedy role was equally  well handled by Mr. Squires. The air  of judicial indignity be assumed  when first c? all enjoined by  Patty and Jenkins to 'keep it dark'  that he was Mr. Brown, put him in  right with the aurtienee, and he never  faltered as the situution became more  confused and complicated, putting it  up to liim in turn to be Mister Bob;  then Mr. Saunders, a college chum of-  Philip's; then Mr. Brown, the architect ; back to Mister Bob again, and  ! finally the real Mr. Brown, gave him a  Rogers," neice of Miss Luke, and Philip's cousin. Like Patty. Miss Johnson's part was never a serious one. We  fancy 9he was at her best showing resentment of Philip's action in wagering that his cousin (Katherine) was  better looking than the waitress at the  boarding house he was nuaTtered at  when at college���������and losing the wager  in the bargain. She was quite at  home in keeping Philip in the dark as  to the identity of the real Mister Bob,  and invariably had the part well in  hand, though not getting quite  enough enthusiasm into the yacht |  race incident.  As   "Marion  Miss Gertie Knott, who is on the  nursing staff at the Nelson hospital,  accompanied by Miss Waldie of the  same cit���������'*,. s.**e arM^ni-Uncr i.Vm wfip.k with  the former's parents, Mr. and Mrs. F.  Knott.  The organ fund at-home at the Hnscroft school last Thursday night was  a splendid social success, as well as  financially, the proceeds totalling $21.  The winners at cards were Mrs. 6ei>.  Hurry and Mr. Dufrau, while the low  score was made by Miss Alta Bliss.  P. Waylett, who left here in December to report for military service, has  been turned down on account of a  touch of goitre, ,.and is at present  working in a hardware store at  Winnipeg.  Miss Lizzie Piggott of Wynndel is  an Easter-week guest of Miss France*?  Knott.  Canyon City was well represented  at "Mister Bob" and the after-dance  at Creston on  Monday  night,  and all  Bryant"   Miss  Hayden had the lightest part of the  cast, bnt one she fitted into quite naturally���������omitting in some measure ihe  final touch of .sentiment at the last  c������rtaiss;,r<,J*t>trh' i|s.a,parj<33ei'- with-Katherine to-the deception: of Philip and. in  the yacht racing affairs she was all  animation while in the final scene with  Philip she did the "this is so sudden.  report   the  night's outing all   round  enjoyable.  Last week's meeting of the Red  Cross Auxiliary drew a record crowd  to the home of Mrs. Hall the workers  accounting for the manufacture of 42  face cloths while the refreshments  brought in revenue amounting to $5.  This week Mrs. VanAckei-an is hostess,  to the auxiliary.  The March report for Huscroft  "^ school shows an enrollmenjfe������^of ten  pupils, and an average daily attendance of 8.15. Roy and Jane Huscroffe-  were the only two pupils togmake perfect attendance.  &23*m������SS9~  Mr. and Mrs.- Aspey wore Creston  callers between trains on Tuesday.  Mi's. Cameron -wna at the capital over  Monday, taking in thc performance, of  "MiBtor Bob,"  As the title would indicate "Mister j varied range of situations to meet,  Bob" is a comedy���������an English one at ( both grave and gay, most all of which  that���������of the sort that dependsdaigely , he fitted into as naturally as a gentle-  on a couple of cases of mistaken'man of legal attainments could be ex-  identity to proyide the humor.    Miss  pected.  Rebecca Luke, a wealthy maiden lady, W. B. Embree, as ".Tonkins," was a  decides fro make alterations to her butler of the old school and to the  house to provide suitable accoumwida- manner born in most every detail. Re  tion for ������, colony of cats for which she bad a stutliness of person^ movement  has   a decided    weakness.   However,   and action  that never deserted  him,  Mtee Siding  Pte, Jack Smitn was a Nelson visitor  this week, for a meeting of the loeal  branch of the War Veteran's Association.  Clarence Pease, who has been home  for a couple of week?, returned to  Princeton on Tuesday  to spend a few  filiVS    Hs?**'*-*    *rmn*r    ts\    the    t'f>nsit.   t*>  work.  Andy Miiieis^returned from Cascad**.  or. Friday, and after spending a  couple of days at home left for Cope-  land, Idaho, where he has a few days'  scaling to finish.  Monday was branding day at the  Hood and Sutcliffe ranches when a  bunch of 25 yearlings were trade  marked before   being  turned  out   to  she desires to have knowledge of this  kept secret from her cousin, Philip  Royson and ancice, Katherine Rogers.  The butler and maid are told to take  care that no information leaks out, ho  when Mr. Brown, a lawyer's clerk, unexpectedly arrives to deliver some  legal documenth, he is mistaken for  Mr. Brown tho architect, who is to  come to discuss ro-buildlng the Luke  home.   This case of mistaken identity  R. Jarrett, who ban been in charge  ofthoC.P.L. slip at KooLenay Land-1 loads to sin amuulng impasse. Going for. the past eighteen years, re- iuuiuuut wiih lhit������ Mitf-lov, Kiy-ir.t  tired from the conipany'H BOrviee on  Monday.   He is utill here, and has not  finally decided on his future place of  ��������� ���������* .  Mia. AdaByboiith, who in here from  Princeton, will remain for Home time,  taking charge of the boarding bonne,  her h'ihUh- being' in ralW.i- pool' he.tlth  at present.  Ruth Swanuon and Agm.** Hobden  of * (reHton are here ihiw week on a  ylnili to Mm. Ixiaaby.  A. North in having a gieenhoune  built on liia ranch here. HiH onteiv  prhuv in welcomed un it will mean that  resident it can now secure in Hirilnr a  iiiinnly of tomato and cabbage plants'  for garden planting.  (nicknamed Bob), a friend of  Katho  line's comes on a visit to the Luke  home, and   Philip, for a lark,  \a in-  fotined hv l������i������ cousin, that Mr. Brown  iH also 'Boh.'   Consequently ariHes another ciiuc of mistaken  identity.    Tho  cats, of course, aro ya,riou������ly mod to  augment the fun���������on one trip to town  Philip finding two of them in bill club  bag after lu* han boarded   tho train.  There in nlno a yacht racM  in which  Mint*   Brvamt    uailn   Ph'lin'H   boat   to  victory and ih thnH eventually found  to be bomeUiing more  than  a college  girl friend nf the latter'H.    After being  aluo taken for a Mr. Saundeva our Mr.  Brown nt length  getH  o|������[*<n-tnutty to  explain win* he really   ih  and  the Im-  **���������;;-.*���������(    of     Y\',r.      vh'M'/   ������������������i������������>v!.hln������i;     Im  Htraightened ont and all endii happily.  .M������e i rtiiiMiiti tn������,     v. hi   ���������������.������..   ...H... .. ..j. i      . . . ...������t,.,   ;...,   :...y   ...,.,. ..,. *���������"������  tor war tierviee, and expect h a rail uny | had un ������tlt-i,|.af Mini would be over-  day for duty in t!s< rntvy, wim< tender- j Mttitin^ the chm������, but, when one remedied a. iiimw.ill |������mty lu tlu: hc1������������k>1!ioui;i V.v.a, the 11 iu1.:) each had, and their Inlaid, Friday night, vwhk:������i   wan well ut- 1 dividual   icitcrprctutinn,  it   in pretty  and all of which helped much in susr  taining the delightful comedy of the  sketch���������not po much exactly by what  ho miid as the 4'ow* he said it and acted  it. In serving almost half a dozen  lnnchcB in rather rapid succession to  the unwilling Mr. Brown ho displayed  a uniformity of Herviee. in this respect  that wnfl a treat to behold. In his  passages with tho light-hearted and  fickle Patty Inn dignity and renervo  while sometimes stretched never got  out of hand.  Miss Barbara Mawson an "Rebecca  Luke," a maiden lady, mistretis of the  house. hostesH to to tho quite vivacious  Katherine and the equally lively Philip, With the   lllmblisi-i   ir|>i><H l<iiiliii|j;   i,������i  one with a weakness for eats���������and  Haiti folino8 openly donpined and treated accordingly by the hoiiHchuld help  ���������with a dreaded yinit Irom an arelii-  tect iiIho in proiipect, had a. part to  HURtatn that would tax the ingenuity  and ability <>i* a professional. Minn  Maw nun whk not master oi nil i,t������<- vju-  ioiiM and changing nit nations she had  to meet, though t>he waa equal to inoHt  of them, and throughout gave an al-  wayu dignified and ntudied interpretation of an exacting and lengthy pai-t  and deHervcdly (dialed the evcning'H  honora with thone in the lighter and  vi.ilw., ntrki<< I'.ontM-ntal rolen.  To runne degree at leant the ohnei-vo-  ,i..  Mr. Royson," with just enoughfjlife and  modesty  becoming   fetich a  situation  and circumstances.  George Muwson  hs ������������������Philip Royson"  had  a part  that ran  quite  strong to  versatility, ranging from the hail fellow well met to the advisor and friend  of the serious-minded Rebecca, with  touches of some of the  shades  in  between, including an occasional putting  in place of the  blithsome  Patty.    His  work with  Mr. Brown, whom  he be-  liyed to be, and  talked to as. Mister  Bob, found him at his best, surely. He  had plenty of life and action and thus  helped to show Mr. Brown up to good j rustle for the season,  account, us well as interjecting some  fun on his own showing. Throughout  he displayed determination to see the  part through successfully, and his interpretation of a seyeral-sided character was. on the whole, decidedly capable.  Tn addition to the gratifying showing of tho performers individually,  their efforts were effectively supplemented by careful attention to the  costumer;, all of which wore exactly  what the parts called for and admirably suited each and all of the per-1  formers, besides giving a pleasing  touch to the performance- The same  HcrnpulouH cave was in evidence in  th,*' stago wetting. Both nets were  staged  in tho  breakfast room of the  Luke home,   and the furniture   and,.    , ���������, , ....        ..        .,  ���������       ... /    ,-  . ���������     i   j   i       i in full forrei and  at quitting  tune  <H  furnishings (which included a showing -.      .   v       ,        ,  .       . ) .. v    s . .    .   .   ! ucrv-s had been cleaned   of   brush and  of npi-ing cut llowers) along wun men-; , ,    ,������ ��������� ,    * . .,     ,.    .  1       *** ,_     ,' f" ,   ,      ,    . | bigH und all is now reado for the burn-  ing.    A  fine  dinner  Was  served  the  Alice Siding school has an^byerugc.  attendance of 11.25 to report for  March, and a total attendance of 225.  Those making the highest standing  for the month are: Entrance, Anna  Miller. Third Header, Wilfrid Mtu-on.  Second Primer, Bensie Matthews.  First Primer, Bertell Carr. The perfect Attendants were Roy Pease,  Willie McCoaeh, Bessie Matthews,  Wilfrid Mason, Rudolph Carr and  Anna Miller.  The bee at the ranch of Jack Smith  on Wednesday afternoon was a great  success in eyery respect, save that the  turnout of workers mini other centres  was rather disappointing, Creston  sending but four men and Wynndvl  one.    However  Alice  Siding was ont,  arrangement, supplemented by just  the right lighting effects rounded ont  this   feature   of    "Mister   Boh"   Lo  a  lilt AH.,, I  A word (if commendation in connection with the performance in assuredly due  It  *  :\\  workers at noon at the Stnce Smith  home and afternoon t<*u was also  served at the work.  The Knitting Club wound up tl e  11. Staples, who had ' Keanin's operations with an at home  charge, of Ilu1 company durme; re- ' j������t the 1-ewideore of Mi's. Mason on  heai'suls andolihriatedaHstage director! WVdne^lay. The. report submitted  Monday night. When we eontiant ' show.d that the workers had hail  each of tho performers as we know ' eii-h* work sessions v\ith un average  them ;.������������������������.������ i-jo i) HY .Y.-.Y.Y.. ::..: !. ."���������������������������!.���������.,... #.f ...v <m.l hud ktiittf<lftl  ed presentation of a quite pretentious ' p:iirs of socks. From all sources le-  comedy we realize that a whole lot of venue to S17 had been obtained, or  time and intelligent elTort had to be 1 wh'uli SHS1.-I0 i- still in the treasury  Hpent, to luculeate the ea*-e and grio* ' und the ladies unaniinouhlv decided  and dignity always in   evidence in the   lo give 'flO to   tin* CYcsuni  tlom> *>U "iM'Ui'i.i'.v;.      iiuh  to   the work   of   Alias   Lyda Johnson, i aiwaya with Ui  who  a.i������n'.yi:d Ihe  p.u 1   of "K-il.he: in<*   all th<* ni-l ������*���������! ������.  evits ami cntranceM mid nitn.oion.-i  thi'oiigiuun, tin* piay���������lo ������,o noihii,^,  of the other det-������il*i Mint were n*< ������������������ ire-  fully    regarded.     In    tlu-.   i-iiors     wi  M* i,>|i���������i *'<'inli-������ I'd viw-uian servli'--.   .\::.i  I03 al 1 11 ���������������������������j������, 1 .������.������������������������ .1 > ���������.  Red (/toss  i-   Milit.'irv  :'.., ;. :.y  ....d    *��������� V'.. !���������>  io  '->  V.M.'Y.A.     Al!     '!<<*   seel:.-   th.-n    iiim-  h.'i-n   miuli'  Inive   bven   :;i'iil   dire<t In  it  work t he  ;��������� r--.-'.v d ���������".' t,  iy a-- uiiv   1������.  \iiee   Sidi mk hidien  ran  it,>  !v-i ir    I ,, *     ;r,    1  . ,' It 1  in' in 'hi- ,.air,t iv.  g||||LAMHUU|^^^^  UttHUJlwiltt-JKj-aiUlfiUIJ  i!iaiiawtut������iittj4iifcacu^^  ^���������iiNw^Liii.i^.^amitf.^^i^.iiU  L������������j������.aiMMIllBJI*S!IIIWM*J^|{l  him OESfl  THE     REVIEW,     OBESTOK,    B.     0,  I if��������� lmm*mm,mi4  ZsoroB-ik ends the  pain., ^gTt^ itovS bSeed*.  *'*������6  Ail dealer ^Qe. box.  mm  SAVE THE CALVES  Mightiest      swing  ever      aimed     at  Abortion,     Sterility,   and     Premature Calving,  one  or    one    hundred  cattle   treated    in  5    minutes.      Use j  one   half    ������i    our i  product,     H     not I  satisfied        return I  the    balance    snd !  igrct   your   money  '     "Kalf   Savir"  sells    25     pounds  $4.00.      Seud   for  printed   matter.  McQUEEN'S   PRODUCTS  I?Ian6  and   Head   Office,   Edmonton,' Alberta.  p.   O.   Boss.   321  Gift of an Airplane  Hudde-sfield, in    Yorkshire,    Makes  Presentation to Canada  Huddersfield, in Yorkshire, noted  ���������'for spinning, has presented an airplane to thc Canadian forces. A simitar gift has been made already by  Leicester. Canada, of course, has  not* as yet an individual air service,  but the gift in the name of thc Dominion is certainly a most gratifying compliment It is also proposed  to give a medallion of Canada's most,  famous airman, as already done in  thc case of the other Dominions.  Who  holds  this  proud  position    will  heademarters to decide.  g drvtr^  . .aCMfMurOa-Bie  ���������H-%m0tS.     XT  ���������**m**ix4Q.&  ������������^  v^vmvBv^i  Heart TroiiMe  S'iMsIfr'S?      *li������yff*fifr*''a*������"l       ������***���������������*���������***���������*       *f������A  generation of gasea in the  stomach which Inflate and press  down on the heart and inter? era  with its regular action, causing  faintness and pain. 15 to 30  drops of Siofber Seiners Cnraii-re  Syrop after gne&ltt sets r!iM.������;0������  *p fight,which allows the heart to jp  n   ijeaft full and recrul&r. o   B  S. ~  '   1  m^r7W������xmr>xmvs^*0m,>^m^m>m^m*^y>^  the H-sarl si  Action.  HffA  ��������� So 0  EHinnl  s rwoo S������ tig  Insist do the  3 acuiv r^tuvu  Nerves  Wrecked by   Accident���������Was  Afraid to Go in a Crowd or  to Stay Alone���������Tells   -  of His Cure  Much sympathy was felt in this  city tor Mr. JJorscy, who met with a  distressing accident when his foot  v,*as  smasned in an elevator.  The shock to the nervous system  was so great that Mr. Uorsey was in  a pitiable condition for a long- time.  tie was like a child in that he required his mother's care nearly all  the time, He ieared. a crowd, could  not stay alone and could not sleet*  because of the weakened and excited  condition of his nerves.  Detioit doctors did what thcy  could for him, but he could not get  back his strength and vigor until he  fortunately heard, of Dr. Chase'*  Nerve Food.  i It is no mere accident that Df.  Chase's Nerve Food proves to be exactly what is needed in so many  cases of exhausted, nerves. It is composed of the ingredients which nature requires to lorm new blood and  create new nerve force. For this  reason it cannot fail and *or tins reason it succeeds when ordinary medicines fail.  Mr.  Laurence  E. Dorsey, 39 Stan-  Icy  street,    London,    Ont.,    writes:  .rv.i*out   tiiree   years   ago   x   got    my  foot smashed in an  elevator  in  Detroit,  which  completely  wrecked my  The City of Despair  Food Is Greatest Problem of Berlin  Says Returned Soloist  Berlin is a brooding, grim' city of  despair today, according lo Miss  Josephine Marzynski, a young Boston soloist, returned from the German "capital where she had been  studying for 15 months. She left  Berlin, November 25. _ Miss Marzyn-  ski declared in an interview that  Germans still believe in their hearts  they can win the war.  "The general feeling in Berlin,*'  she said, "is that the allies are exhausted and that a decisive blow  can be struck before the United  States can become a factor on the  western   front.  ������fT   t.c.   r������__������:_    * .. ������...   i*__-~������  JL     lCtl     UCillll     JU3L     1)9     ll:pulV9     XX\J*XX  Italy indicated the success of the  new offensive and that Italy was  out of the war as a result and as reports from Russia pointed to a peace  that would insure food for the starving people of  Germany.  "The Germans were very confident  of Russian peace, which was regarded as the solution of the food problem which is the biggest problem  now bothering Germany."  Gigantic Locomotive  The Biggest 3L������oconiotive Kas Twenty-four Driving Wheels  The  greatest  steam  locomotive  in  the world has been put into service  by  the  Baldwin. Locomotive  Works,  i It is so gigantic that its boilers had  J to be made flexible at three different  ) joints so that the locomotive    could  J turn around a curve.    It is more than  1100 feet  long  and  weighs  some 450  J tons.     Twenty-four    driving    wheels,  j each standing as high as an average  sized  man,  afford  its   traction.     The  driving wheels are distributed   along  the length of the locomotive in  sets  of four oairs, the wheels of each set  being  coupled  together    and    driven  by two giant steam cylinders.   Under  full  steam the locomotive can  exert  a 83-ton    pull    on  cars    behind    it,  lu    all    countries.     Astc    for    our ' INVENTOR'S ADVISER,  which   will  be  scu.  free.  MARION ft MARION,  354  University  St.,  Montreal.  *-k*v. ������***.���������?  that it  can easily  haul  a freight train two miles long and  ' 23.000 tons' in weight over an ordinarily good ro_adbed at an average of  fourteen miles an hour, and possibly  more. Bad roads will retard it only  slightly.���������From the Popular Science  Monthly.   '  HE STARTING POINT  OF CONSUMPTION  vv Aid jr  x������i a  U1UVU"  uic&   iu    v������cd  Williams' Pink Pills Make the  Blond  Rich.  ReH and  Pure  T>-  Vegetable fats and natural flower j  j extracts  give  BABY'S  OWN  SOAP its wonderfully softening and  aromatic lather.     Sold everywhere.  Albert Soipa Limited. Mfrs.. Montreal  Redpath's Granulated  Sugar, $6.50 Per Cwt  ARTICLES WANTED FOR CASH  Old Jewellery: P.ato: Silver: Curios:  Miniatures: Pictures: needlework: Lace:  Old China: Cut Glass: Ornaments:  Watches'.   Rings:   Table   Ware.  Write  or  send   by   Express,   to  B.   M.   &   X.   jiSNKiwS,    LirKiteti  Antique   Galleries  28   and   30   College   Street.       TorGnto.   Ont.  Rub It in for Lame Back.���������A brisk  rubbitig with Dr. Thomas' Electric  Oil will cure lame back. The skin  will immediately absorb thc oil and  it wi'l penetrate the tissues and bring' ually make,  speedy relief. Try it and be ^ convinced. As the liniment sinks in the  pain comes out and there arc ample  grounds for saying that its touch is  magical, as it is.  Unthinkable!  The day is at hand when it will be  nerves.    i doctored with the doctors  there, but  they  did not seem  to   be ; or a Hapsburg should be allowed to  able to help mc.    My nerves were in ] drench   Europe   with  blood  as   it    is  Superfluous Words  In a great hurry he took the following telegram to a telegraph office: "Mrs. Brown, Liverpool street:  I announce with grief the death of  Uncle James. Come quickly to read  will. I believe we are heirs,���������John  Black. The clerk, Laving counted  the words, said: "There are two too  many words, sir." "Al right; cut  out "with  grief.'  was  tiie  reply.  A  Delusion  A  large  number of  t'-.nalics  in   the  United   States   seem   to   be     laboring  ..��������� .In- ll,��������� ,! ���������1....I,- .- ������*,..������ ,!..^ Anu.^n'.ii  UtlUCl        (.HV.      UV.UJIW',1       ...... i       \-..\-      .   . ... \^. ..-.. tj  troops were sent tc trance for the  purpose of enforcing' prohibition in  that count.-v.���������Springfield Union.  such a state that I could not go  clown town alone or go any place  where there was a crowd. Sometimes my mother would have to sit  and watch over me at night, and  sometimes I could not get any sleep  at  all.     But  one   day  last  winter     I  tor us unthinkable that a Highland  chief should again ravage and murder a  neighboring  clan.���������Thc  Scots-  t*i:nti_  two "hours. No experience necessary. Write  today for your territory. Position will pay  ?2S  to $50  weekly.     Address  THE CONSUMERS'  ASSOCIATION  MONEY ORDERS  M������n  wanted   in  this   and   all  other   towns  , and   cities   by     large    Grocery     Corporation  Weak, watery blood is the starting 1 (capital  $so.000.00)   to   show    samp es    (or  ooiiit   nf   rnnciiTnr>iirtn        Wlmn      ir,.nr   large  Mail   Order   House.     All  goods  sold   at  point or  consumption.     When    your  fact icea to famijie9. For example, RCd-  Dlood is in this condition your whole  path's  best   granulated  sugar.  $6.50  cwu  7  health   declines.     Your   face   becomes   bars of  Comfort, Sunlight,  Surprise  ot   Gold  paie or sallow, your    appetite    fails,  **������ap *������r 2S������  V"% *ard������ * P0,u,.nd  ������ail>I  ������������������,���������  |,_���������....   :,..'���������   ������������������ i   xt   xx ..   .i ���������   $1.00,  Best  Grade Japan  Tea,  25c  pound,  4  your heait jumps and flutters at the  *     ^s prunes 25c. etc., etc.  Everyth.ng at  least   exertion   Or     excitement.      YOU   factory   prices,  $1.60  proBi  to  the  agent  on  are  always  weak and  wretched   and  cvery^ $2.00 sale.    One man made $15.00 in  you lose  interest  in  both  work  and      "  amusement.    This is the point  from  which you may easily step into that  hopeless  decline  that leads  to    consumption and  the  grave.     What    is  needed to bring back health, strength  and  energy is  thc    new,    rich    red  blood  Dr.   Williams'  Pink   Pills  act-  In  all  the    wo.Id    of  medicine there is no other tonic and  blood builder like them, and all who  feci   weak,   run-down   or  easily   tired  should lose no time in giving  these  Dills a^ fair trial.    They have    transformed   thousand  of  weak,   hopeless  men and women, boys and' girls into  strong,  robust  people.    In  proof    of  these   statements   may   be   given   the  experience    of    Mrs.    T.     Brennen,  Charlton,     Ont.,    who    says:���������"Not  only   myself,   but   my   friends     think  that  had  it  not  been  for   Dr.    Wii  Send   a   Dominies   Express   Mone?   Order*  Five dollars costs three cents.  TiyMSc   Annr������<ri9linn  _ MM���������������������������   ���������rJ ��������� ���������   Seattle knows a good thing when  it gets it. Its municipal fish market opened yesterday, but il did not  stay open long. So enthusiastically  did *"r"* *"*?i!biic clamor to do business  with it that the entire stock was  sold out in a few hours and the  police had to be called In to keep  the would-be customers in line. The  fish retailed at seven cents a pound.  ���������Vancouver World.  Thousands  of mothers   can   testify  lo thc virtue    of      Mother    Graves'  commenced using- Dr. Chase's Nerve������Worm   Exterminator,   because     they  (������5������!'.,*f.**'V  +j\+0 *������������������������*--* X  >K?'������������;';i������n  Food, and before I had completely  used the first box I could see a difference in my condition. I continued  using these pills for some time. The  result was splendid. I feel so much  better, can sleep well at night, can  go out on the street and attend  gatherings like the rest of people. I  am so pleased to be able to tell you  what Dr. Chase's Nerve Kood has  done for me, and to recommend it  to other people."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50 cent^  a box, a full treatment of 6 boxes  for $2.75, at all dealers or Edmanson,  Fates Si Co.,- Limited. Toronto. Do  not be talked into accepting a substitute.    Imitations  only  disappoint.  know from experience how useful it  is.  Safer  that ss by a constitutional retnedy  irarrha!  The other fellow may not know as, help me and 1 was taken to New  much about his own oiislness as you, j Ontario. Those who saw me while  but it  is  safer and  wiser to proceed J on  my   way   did  not think   1  hams Pink p, is l would have filled Catarrba Deaf new Cannot be Cured  a   consumptives  grave.      My  cqndi:|^^.  _t _  ,Bfisint  ���������aH,  non was most serious;, my mood l ^ ^i^^Tmoa of thTW.~~Thft.-e is  seemed literally to have turned wat- \ only one way to cure catarrhal deataess, and  er;.l was as pale as a sheet and became utterly unable to do any housework or go about. I doctored steadily for a long time but was growing  weaker, and finally the doctor held  out but little hope for my recovery.  It   was    thought   that   a  trip    might  on  the theory that h^ does.  Minard's Liniment   for   Sale Everywhere.  Bulgar Atrocities  ii Bulgar hands show less blood  of innocents il is only because there  are fewer E-Sulgar hands. In quality,  Bulgarian atrocities in the Balkans  have shown full 100 per cent. of  Prussianisin.���������New   York   Hcralo.  jl   xm.    44+J9 G+JL 5l u.*ex* -mm.  ������real  t> : a- ������  jyluc- cut  r..,  .-.  XX VMW  Relief for Suffering Everywhere.- ~ -  lie whose life is made miserable by ducccl with proht  tlu* suffering that conies from indigestion and has not tried Parmclcc's  Vegetable Pills does not know how  easily this formidable foe can be  dealt with. These pills will relieve  w lie re others fail. Thcy aro the result of long and patient study and  are confidently put forward uh ,i sure  corrector of disorders of the digestive organ*:', from which so many  Miller.  I  run of toasted or stcuai-  cooked cereals,  ft4Ci.1L i f  ���������J***/*. r* ������ii 'VX0 r*#*v*ft  fTrocnrl  w*ov ���������  The Question of Feed  Pork Can Be Produced With Profit-  Hog Feed Available  Prof. H. Barton of Macdonald Agricultural College, St. Anne de Belle-  vue, writes in one aspect of hog  production as follows:  "Many :i man will shout, 'no feed.  ���������'dear feed,' when the subject of  pork production is mentioned. Feed  is scarce and < a, but a largo  amount of feed that hogs can use is  available. More can be found, and  at prevailing prices pork can be pro-  On cvci'v farm  and in every household there is a  certain amount of waste that only  the hog can make best use of. Hog  feed "of this character is of immense  value. Shorts and middlings are to  be available at cost price. # They  should be used for hog feeding exclusively and not for dairy cattle for  which thcy are not most economical."  e  would  Alter  reach my journey's end alive,  I reached my destination a friend  strongly urged me to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and as >f course I  was anxious to regain health 1 did  so. Thc pills were the first medicine  1 had taken which seemed to In lp  mc at all, and it was not  long  until   s. ss caused  by   =ia   inflamed  condition  ol the mucous lining ot the Eustachian Tuoc.  When this tube is inflamed you uave a rum.  bling sound or tuipertect hearing, and when,  it is entirely closed, Deataess *s tee result.  Unless the tnltatumation can he reduced mid  this tube rcsiored lo its norm.-.! oadtt'.on*  hearing will t>e destroyed forever. Many  cases oi deatuess are caused by catarrh,  which is an mHamcd condition ot tne mucous  surfaces. Hail's Catarrh Cure a>'.is through  thc blood on the .mucous suriaces ol the nys-  tein.  ���������  We will gire OneJrlundred Dollats for aay  case oi Catarrhal Deainess tuat cannot uo  cured by Hall's Catarrh Cure. Circutais  tree.     All  Druggists.   75c  F. J.  CUliNliY &  CO.. Toledo. QUa.  A Costly Cure  Four  thousand   two  hundred  men  1 t'clt thcy were doing mc good, i V\c cinpicycu ^y ^anaa-an minucipa.-  continucd their use gladly, and be- lticf \n waiting for fires to occur,  gan to feel hungry and soon after a,nd ���������*������������������<-������������ attempting to extinguish  was able to move about the house. ; them. The cost of this service cx-  Nexl I was able to go out of doors ! ccctls M.OOu.OOO a year. Most of this  and to help in the housework, and i energy would be better employed it  from that time on niv progiess was ; devoted to removing tirc-b.-ecding  rapid, and in thc end 1 was enjoying   conditions and   to  enforcing     propci  -n.rn.4mx 4Uix .tn.  ���������4<B������4i'iir<i  uraiNrouia  ^ikcd for nearly twenty  hour.s under neeni ate conditions of licul, so that the  -whole wheat and malted  hurley Hours may develop  .eh '^.vjctncy*').  i i  So That Farmers May Produce Maximum   Crops  Thin  Year  'Ilu*. dfpai -sn.;h ���������'. if agi ir.uluiii., Ot-  ': tn ;������������������;���������., h:is issued a leai-cl I'ppwiling  ! lor e;u'lv preparation for the foi'th-  I ��������� ������"������ini������i:���������; iticrriisnl proiliir.iion rani-  ! pr>.ic;ij. >t is pointed out that greater  ! pi'.<lu, tion oi fund .supplies than cv~  i ������������������ r   i-i   i".v-.ii ;.;i 1   tmv.',   for   field     crops  rr   i.or.   ontv   ri'piiied  to   mrei   inline-  ���������������������������������������������������������������': 11 1111;���������_:��������� heed.-,, 1 mt ilK'.n'.'ised  ���������.'or! :< ti.,n   i.i   hogs,   dairy      pioducts  .1"'    i>" ���������  '     a .   ���������    (I I'pi'iideii t    Upon        :-nel|  better health than I had ever done  before. There arc many people who  can testify to the absolute truth of  these statements, and 1 feel I would  not be doing justice lo your wonder  fill medicine if I did not make these  facts  known."  You can get these pills through ���������  any dealer in medicine or by mail at i  50 cents a box or ������i>: boxes for $2.50'  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine ���������  Co.,  Brockvil.c,  Ont. \  Sovereigns in Bolivia  Bolivia has a strange connection  with Great Britain in the fact that  the English sovereign is the sf.ind-ird  gold coin, remarks the London  Chronicle. This is minted from local  gold at thc* capital of the country,  La   Paz,  along    with    thc    Peruvian  regulations to prevent the occurrence  of fires.��������� Municipal  World.  ���������!���������  ft OifJirlSa/a QlvrtnwH*  Rv������*������fV    ^nlicsfp-fl     mail   half-sovereign,  whiciralso    is     lega  I^Veiy    enilSlCU    IllciU   temler>    A*thoi,Ki,   Bolivia  is   as   vet  WOUld   Stand   Up   SllfGngGI*  quite   a  "new"   country   and   has   not ,  -������������J   ...���������..:,.������.   ������~..,Ju   /.isX.*-*^!.*1 luu* time  to  adopt a coinage of her  and resist much sickness; OWI1( snc liaB rollmi an opportunity  H ilCCOulll Iiavc thc benefits o!     .f  estnhHsl.inK  state monopolies    on  alcohol, spirituous liquors ami  tobacco, rendering thc: prohibition of them j  at any time an  easy  matter.  Minard'a Liniment Cures  Dandruff.  Quick Change of Bridge  TO ALL WQn  WHO ABE IU  mmmmmmmmm  i  This   Woman  Recommends  Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound���������Hesr  Personal Experience.  t*������4   Ww*    kxJiM  I  You don't nc.:d v.ifar on  Grupo-Nut������*.  l;-'ti'  .. !l'l  ��������� i  I'd.  d-  m; Hi'  \    a mw5T������ s a tceasow  l-.i    I,:;  <-.i .on     V. Ill  I v <���������     I   ���������'" II .'  '-.  d      f'irly     pi < pa<alinn I  11   i\   <��������� .lnn.ilril      that j  .! 11, v   aiiiii',all\'   ii oiu   It) I  '���������I    all    imp,       | ;f'n\ *,  ...' ���������    i    .(    .������...('   il,,.,  i,'"    their     in,'.- eiiciih'':  i    p,.  ��������� it il ��������� .       I In-   .-int   '  .;r   (,'iantilie ,   dur  li    Ilu     in   i el 'i   air  a    .I'lioii".   short-  *������<w*,���������  ���������-V  ._rai l���������i iii nuto     -  i-   ,i lid    '.r ii 'i ,    I In  -��������� I ������������������' i', -/      ��������� l . .!���������   11 i it ������������������ i  ,,���������  /lip:    111. '  i 11 .i I l ii ��������� I      l  ; '��������� .i'llni". I     I'll      II'.  1     ' In t    I Ii'       I i ni'l v  .III        .,ii        I M M  \ II  I ,        ��������� ��������� I  > I   ��������� I ���������   / ,  pin <������������������. '.un i ing.  A11  .-       ii'.nlrl    he    thor  i 1'mii' <1   ."ii'l   oiled  ',"' )t       |-i      IKllllllli  (.( ep.i i  It loll     wi'l   ' '"I.     ������������������'        ������������������in,  III'      . i v no'    i >(    iliiiii,  bectiise it iortifies tbe luii^y  anil thro������-it, creates strength to  avoid grippe and pneumonia  and makes rich blood to avert  -rheumatic tendencies*  *" 1 1       .   a. k I   - ��������� t  ocnu    <u.   uuiilu    J*  JSCU'lT'S to it reiaiive  iiv  (f'lt'.iit    null   <l������r������   x-.x.r'tni^i*.  .leu' ������(. tnywut, 'Aoit-uu-. Out.      0-H  Tho  i'i ���������ir.;;rl:'.,ih!v e.ii^ir.t-i.'viaty  fi -at  removing the sled railroad aud wagon bridge aero;:.') lhc Missouri river  at St. Joseph lo new piers was ac-  conip'islud   without   a     hitch     at     H  uYioi-l*    .U    Ll.u-    lilvii inlip,    Ullti    W a^    i\-    i   I'i'iiwil,   ������-U~.    i^-'w;;    . ��������� "-���������������-���������������-* *���������'.',     '��������� <���������">���������*- U    -���������������������������  opened   at   6 o'cloelt   the   same   even   j America to lioallh for moro than forty  ing.    The llim* ,sp_ans, Mid  it.-i  long    ycal'ti anil it wlll_Well pay any w(wi:::t  McLoftn, Nob.���������'��������� 1 wnnt to recommend Lydia E. Pinkham's Vogctiiblo  Compound  to  nil  women  who aulTcr  from nny functional  dlsturhnnco,    a.i   it  hna dono mo moro  -good than   nil   tho  (joctoi-'B    medicine.  Sinco tnuinc*  it   ������  have a fhio hculL'vy  ha by fjirl r.nd.bnvf*  gained in heultli and  ntrongth.    t.ly husband  anil   I   both  praiso your   med-  ' iclnotonll finfTerirnr  womon.^���������Mrs. John Koppelmah*-*, It.  No. 1, McL������an, Nebraska.  Tina famous root anl herb remedy,  Lydiu E.   rUikhuin'ri V������_***;i*lablo Com**  t.  in  M^^m  and  weighing J.800    tons,    all    told, I who aul?������ra  from   dlapluconnin;.:    _  were movod 136 feet in thiitcen min-. flnmmuUoiy ulceration,  IrroRular'ticn,  ut'-:'..  A cynic is .i iuan who will tell you  lilt,     ie;i:.iiii    .M.HIU'     oiu������vv;>    .mk i i:oi    I.  be.c.'uisc   everybody   else   i������   too   tired  >       i     ������....-..'..,.,.,  lo  thenu  1 b-aekacho,   hoadachea, nervoustii'iL*  cr  ' "tho bluon"  to  |?ivo  this uucceunliil  remedy m trial.  your iillment writo Lydiu IS. Pink 1mm  Me.dlclno Co., I.ynn, Mann. Tho.e:iult  a������ its tMiH, eucpuriunco w at your uurvico.  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���TH��    BEVXEW-     ORESTON1.    B.     0.
Militarism Does Not Fay
It Is Bisnitiacturcd
tobacco in its purest
It has a pleasing
It is tobacco scientifically prepared
for man's use.
(People oi the Central    Powers    Beginning to Realize the Futility
_    a* *���� A    *
ot war Anns
The governments of the central
powers are employing all their arts
to satisfy the peoples whom they
rule that the system of combined
"militarism" and bureaucracy has triumphed. The peoples must be taught
that "the ��� system, does not pay."
Peace cannot be. made tin til we.have
indisputable evidence of their conversion. That is the gist of Mr. As-
quith's   policy,   as  it  is   the   gist    of
President   VV Usui's.     While  there  is      sir Arthur  Conan   Doyle, the   au-
a good deal of evidence to show that ,t, writing    to the London Times
the   peoples  may  be  not    altogether   {ron^ hi    ho^    j     gu
unwilling to learn the lesson, it    re;      ..j   had  occasion   rece���tly  to     talk
ii-a-iis lwgniy tiiscastetui io  me ^"*Mwith  a  British  officer  who  had    en-
chques  and  to   the  military  and bu-1 Anf(iA   Pftnt?vitv   in   r,omi3nv.     With
rcaucratic  castes.     ihe  more  jntelli-
j gent members of these classes know
1 in their hearts that it must be learn-
riTlIN iiFCIWmAm'-I
VflDT* mm
J. Un. A *-> 4^.U.iJ*
Sir Gonan Doyle Tells of the Inhuman Manner in Which British
Prisoners are Treated in Germany, and Contrasts This With
The Good Treatment of German Prisoners in Britain
Not the Narrow Strip of Territory of Popular Fancy, and It is a
Shifting Country Which Almost all the While is Moving
Gradually Towards Germany
There is a country, not far distant
from London, and familiar to many
who walk in its midst���a country
across whose spaces many eyes arc
gazing, regretfully or longingly, at
this moment���a country seldom trodden, albeit, perhaps, thronged by
strange ghosts���a country as real
and solid as the street outside your
window���yet a country which is
marked upon no published maps.
It is an enormous country, in actual area, though long and narrow in
shape. It is in liuropc. It has a
name���a tragic name, famed the
whole world ovcr. Open your atlas
and turn to the page called "Europe," and you will search vainly for
that name. For the name���it owns
the saddest three syllables in history!���is No Man's Land.
No   Man's   Land    stretches      from
Switzerland to the sea.    If you ever,
sn   thc   dear,   bygone   days,     enjoyed
one of those tours to  Lucerne,   you
traveled   along   ((at   least,     in   part)
what is- now  No   Man's  Land.   You
looked  forth   from    the     Ostend-to-
Baie  express at    smiling,    diligently
cultivated   fields,  which   then      were
Someone's   Land.     Now  they  are    a
smear of mud, pitted with   the giant
smallpox  of   shell   holes  and   dotted
here and  there  with  prone,    ragged
Things That Once  Were  Men. Kit1!"-
in the welkin overhead the airplanes
whir.     But   there   arc   other,  and invisible   wings,   too,   always   hovering
���the  dark  pinions  of  the  Angel   of
Death, silent, find not always kindly.
Why it is I kuoA-v not. but the people  who   stay  at  home  seem   invariably to picture No Man's Land as a
Hat desert,  or,  at most,  slightly< undulating,   and   bare   to   the     horizon.
The curious  thing about    No  Man's
Lo.uil is that it comprises all sorts of
���scenery.     At   the   Sv\,iss   end     it    is
mountainous���as   you   went  on     tliut
trip  to "Lovely   Lucerne" you   won't
need to  be reminded.    Further west,
at many  points, it consists of pleasant valleys.    Sometimes    No    Man's
Land  is  a   wood,     comprising    once
beautiful  glades.    Sometimes,    by   a
queer freak oi  Nature, il includes    ti
village, or a factory, or mine.  Sometimes it is an ocean of mud.    And in
Flanders it  isn't  No   Man's  Land   at
all, but  No  Man's  Water���for  there
is   its   queerest   area,   the   va.-'t:   artificial lagoons, by the coast; the flooded portion, whose safety giving waters,   when   winter _ weather      f.-oezos
them,  become  perilous   in   their new
form of ice, ice which' is incessantly
kept  broken  by    arti'.lery    dropping
ulioUc  not  On  thc  trlassy  floor across
which   the   foe   might   steal   were,    it
firm  enough  lo bear his  weight.
Aud we envisage No Man's Lr.nd
as a narrow ribbon. In places it is
narrow, but in other places il is
wide. Measure it up���its length and
its .breadth, and its ins and outs���
and you will discover, by a simple
mathematical calculation, that No
Man';; Laud i*i of enormous area
measured in square miles. Hut here,
again, is soiu'-'iiihik uum uijuhi ^ ..un.
country marked on no publifihed
maps���it varies in size, and it oven
varies in whereabouts. It is a shifting country, very slowly shifting,
ami almost all the whole shilling i.*��
in one direction���towards Germany!
Sometimes it is a country of |-rlm
tiileiice. Sometimes it is a country of
,1~.,(,>.<;,i.r-   tinic      Sometime4*   it  is   a|
country untrodden by feet o�� man lor
weeks or months. And one day it is
a country thickly populated hy a
hurrying mob. And it is after those
days that' you find that No Man's
Land has made one of its uiysteit-
ous 'diifls, northward:'., or eastwards
or westw-ird*'���hut never southwards. And what was No Man's
Land i'i now Someone's Land ayahi
���������Hie   Someone   ucm^     <���.���<   int.   ��-.*.*,
cut, a gentleman  rejoicing
name of AtWuc
Shortage is More Acute
Bread Ration in Prance Has to   Ee
Reduced Again
Information received at the food
controller's office indicates that the
shortage of wheat in France is becoming more and more alarming
each week. A further reduction of
twenty per cent, in the bread ration
will soon become imperative, according to M. Maurice Long, minister for
general revicttialling of France. The
manufacture and consumption of
pastry, regarded as a luxury has
been  entirely prohibited  since Janu-
UTy    1       �������.-<"-���*"*���    /Mr    Qntu'nvc    r>nrl      1-irtl*-
j        , -       xr *-           ^���      ���      	
In Denmark a reduction of the
wheat ration is anticipated. The cereal harvest, according to final figures, is only about 62,000,000 bushels, which is 20,000,000 bushels less
than in 1916 and about 10,000,000 less
than was estimated in the summer
when the people were put on bread
The food situation in Switzerland
is extremely serious. A new ration,
far below the consumption even in
many of thc countries at war, has
been ordered. Thc new regulations
allow only one and one-half pounds
of sugar per month. Thc bread ration is only one-half pound a day
and butter ration one-fifth of a pound
; ed, but they strive to defer that day
of doom  to  themselves and  to their
order.    Thc more stupid and less informed, particularly in    the    armies,
iare still blind to its advent.    It will
be seen from an extract we give this
morning that Herr Dernburg's disciple and assistant in America realizes
the truth.    Prof. Bonn perceives that
America  has _ only  to  cut    off    Germany's supplies    from    overseas    to
make her future recovery impossible.
President Wilson, he remarks, "could
thus cancel  the  German victory    on
all the battlefields  and  even    cancel
the  smashing of  England,    if    England were to be smashed."    There is
reason to believe that the justice of
this view is  recognized���with    what
tremors   and   anxieties   may   be   supposed���in   every  influential     German
quarter.    Doubtless it has also dawned upon Vienna,  where it may well
cause searchings of heart moie poig-
thc  nant even than those experienced in
Berlin.    Count Czernin knows that, if
thc  central powers are visited by a
general shortage at the peace, it    is
not  the  stronger  of the allies    who
will remain-the worse off.    Germany
is not the power to  forget that the
skin is  closer than the  shirt, or    to
sacrifice her own interests for a vassal whom she has exhausted.
But in public it is the cue of Vienna and of Berlin to make the most
of the present situation, to enlarge
upon the weakness of Russia and to
brag about their successes iii Italy.
Cotmt Czernin talks no more of the
beauties of the papal peace note and
the Cologne Gazette remarks with
satisfaction that Count Hertling is
now "freed from the bonds" of the
peace    resolution    of    July.      Count
uuicu   cauiivity
a voice which was husky w.ith passion, trembling with the violence of
his own feelings, he told me what he
Warning to, Germany
Boston Chamber of Commerce   Has
jects Into Peace
American business men are asked
in a referendum submitted by the
chamber of commerce ol the   united
and his comrades had gone through ( States to oass ucon a orooosed warn-
I had read such things in cold print, ;ng to German industrial Kaders thaf
but to hear them from one who had they can not hope to resume friendly
seen and felt them had an indescrib-. commercial relations witn the United
able effect. I was trembling as he states after the war unless the Uer-
was before he had  finished. man government has    become a re-
"This officer,    of senior regimental sponsible instrument of thc people,
rank, a man  of  dignity and    refine-       - ...
ment, was taken wounded at the end
of 1914. With his comrades in captivity, he was starved during the
long two days' jottrncy from the
front to his prison.    At one spot, he
it is propscd that the Germans be
told that the United States, in common with other nations, supplied
raw materials with which Germany
made ready to start the world war,
and that the lesson has been learned,
thinks  that  it  was   Cologne,  a  soup, Newspapers  and  business    men     of
canteen upon wheels was rolled up
to their compartment in order to
mock them. Still starving and suffering tortures from has wounds,
they reached the town of their captivity. Weak, shakeny and unnerved,
they assembled outside the station,
hardly able to stand after their
dreadful journey.
"What ensued can only    be    des-
neutral countries will be relied upon
to 'carry the seessage.
The refciaffiifljim suggested by the
Boston chaster of commerce, and
now laid Irofare half a million busi-.
ness men tari-ugh their commercial
organization^,  submit this resolution:
"Where-*; Uis size of Germany's
present armament and her militaristic attitude have been due to the fact
cribed in  his   own    forcible    words, i mat her government is a military au-
'They kicked our behinds all the way  tocracy. not responsible  to -the  Gcr-
l^zernin is as ix-atiy to tight icr
Strassburg as tor Trieste. He scoffs
at the "persons of childish mind" in
entente countries who dream that
the monarchy cah be separated from
Germany. The German people are
allowed to know that the chancellor
has made statements about the self-
determination of Poles, Lithuanians
and Courlanders���those "peoples of
the former Russia," as the Liberal
Frankfurter Zeitung calls them���but
not what these statements were. To
disclose them mi^ht be fatal to the
negotiations with thc Russian Maximalists which arc enabling Hinden-
burg to reinforce his lines in France
and Italy. Thc question _of "self-determination" is causing much perturbation not only in Berlin but in Vicn-
An Opportunity
For Returned Soldiers
Get    Farm    Experience
Year at Good Wages
Both   the   United  Farmers    of  Alberta  aud   the   Grain   Growers'   association     of    Saskatchewan   intend    to
use   every   effort   to   secure   returned
soldiers  for work  on  the   farms     of
those two provinces during the present year.     What wiii  be  the attitude
of   the   returned   men   is   not   known,
but  it   is  said   that   those  who    eon-
template   taking up  land  themselves,
but  who  hitherto  have  known   nothing of agriculture, will get an insight
into that industry if they elect to go
laboring on   the  prairie   farms  for   a
season.    We think  it  is  highly probable  that   aii   invitation   will     be   extended   lo   returned   soldiers  in   British Columbia to go to Saskatchewan
or   Albert:*   *���?   !><,b'��   ��mi      with       this
year's harvest. Any man who is qualified  to  drive a  team  of  horses  will
b<j able to earn $75 a month and his
board,  while wages,  not  much   smaller,   will   be   paid   for   absolutely   unskilled labor.    The farmers of ' both
provinces are anxious to intoiest the
returned  soldiers in  the  gathering of
the  harvest.     Perhaps  it  is  a  selfish
dcYirc  from  one anjdu because  there
is such a  shortage of labor, but then
the tanners point uul   that the    >ncu
will be  well  paid and  can  learn   the
rudiments     of      agriculture      which
should prove of benefit to those who
have   determined   lo   take   up  land.���
Victoria Colonist.
na, wiiere tin; scrm-official
blatt reprobates with asperity the
action of certain Czechs, Southern
Slavs and Ukrainians who protested
that denial of this right by Vienna
makes impossible a real agreement
with revolutionary Russia. Count
Czernin passed over Mr. Wilson's
pregnant remark that# the government
of Austria-Hungary is not acting in
response to the wishes and feelings
of its own peoples, but as the instrument of another nation. But his evasions cannot deceive even Austro-
Hungarian politicians or blind them
to the utter incompatibilit ��� of Aus-
tro-Gcrman ''militarist" aspirations
with the ideals of the allies.---From
the London Times.
tip the street. There was not one oi
us who had not his behind kicked.'
There were British officers, honorable gentlemen, many of them
wounded, now helpless tinder circumstances which have in all ages
appealed to thc chivalry of ihe captors. And we, when a German flier
is caught red-handed with his apparatus ready for the murder of thc civilians of London, hurry him away
that he may have a hot supper.
"This officer was, as I was told by
a third party, a witness of the dreadful incident of the burning hut. One
oi the huts in the prison camp took
fire. It was night, and the door had
been locked on the outside. The key
could, not be found. One of the inmates, a sailor, tried to get out
through the narrow window.
"The sentry of the hut rushed forward. The prisoners who were spectators thought that he was about to
draw the man through. What hc actually did was to pass his bayonet
through* the sailor's- throat. I am
told that the horrified onlookers
dropped on their knees, men of all
the allied countries, and swore to
God that so long as they lived thcy
would never show mercy to any
man of German blood. Can we
blame them? Would we not have
felt the same?
"Why should we recall these incidents? It is because hate has its uses
in   war,  as   the   Germans  have   long
-     - - -   * t
man people, and,
"Whereas, the size of the German
armament after thc war will be the
measure of greatness of the armament forced on all nations; and,
"Whereas, careful analysis of economic conditions shows that the size
of  Germany's   future armament    will
tn uuSincn tall v
war receipts of    raw materials    and
profits  from  foreign  trade;   and,
'Whereas,    in      our    opinion    tlie
A TY1 �������*���! r?f*      T^*""1 ���"�����**���.? /-��      *������*.�����     frit
l lliiV^l l^Ull       iJ\.V|V*U       ��\SX WI
preventing an excessive rmamenl
will assuredly enter an economic
combination against Germany ii governmental conditions in Germany-
make it necessary for self-defense;
"Whereas, we believe the American
people will not join in discrimination
against German goods after the w*a?
if the danger of excessive armament
has been removed by the fact that
the German government has in reality become a responsible instrument
controlled by the German r>eoT?W*
therefore, be it
"Resolved, that the chamber of
commerce cf the United States of
America earnestly calls the attention
of the business -men of Germany to
these conditions and urges them to
co-operate to the end that a disastrous economic war may be averted
and that a lasting peace may be made
more certain."
"If thc    proposed    action carries,"
says Jt statement from the chumber'9
sets the resolution as no other erao- j headquarters,  "the  industrial   leaders
tion can do.    So much do  they feel ] of Germany, who,  with  the military
this that the Germans are constrain- j caste in    Germany,    will  be b'umly
ed to invent all sorts of reasons for  told that Germany must choose a rc-
hatred against us, who have in truth (Sponsible government    to conclude a
never injured them in any way save   just peace or suffer thc consequence
that  history   and    gcographv     both   of an  outlaw  after the  war.
place us between    them    and    their |    "She  will  be  denied  economic  m-
ambitions.    To  nourish  hatred   they, tercourse  with  her    best  customer���
us,   and   so | tbe   United     States.      The    message
invent  every  lie   against
Yet though wc have this material wc j "No single action by the United
do little to use it nnd to spread it. 1 States can be calculated to po fu��-
How powerful it is can best be toldtthcr than x'uis proposed action of
by  looking  into   ouv   own   hearts.        |America's busiiuvss men.     It is  more
"Many of us could conceive of a ' potent in its authority, perbdp*?.
peace which included some compro-i than any similar warning coming
mise upon frontiers, so long as Bel- from oiricial sonrcos. It would h<J
giutn was intact. Many also would direct notice to Otrman hnsinosa men
be content to sacrifice Russia, if she ��� that" tho business men or America
persisted in her treason. But not have taken a concerted stand to cle��
one who knows the facts but would ; trade to uennany as long as it
,'.,;.. ,, j* v �� ��� ..,-,-, ������������ r-d"" *--A ���*-"- ' n**ii*i*- an ���"���'"law.'
sure  stern justice being done   to  tho! ������     :      - .      ,
murderers of our women and to the, . 1 ms anecdo.c, as I say, ib about
men who tortured our helpless pris- "-senator bh��b.-r..!. \ cv. know tin
om.rs i senator.'
"What   ih<n     sh��uld   w-   do?      Wc ',     ''>?��\  b"".\ J   know   thc   anc-dotc. '-
should  have a staiennut  drawn    up, \ i ouisviUe   Fourier-Jour...-.!.
not coldly official but humanly  niov- j ��- ���-������ L ......w,.-.
ing, si.mied bv the officer*^ who *;uv j
und endured these things. This dc-eu- ,
ment  should be  translated  into  Go**- 5
,1    ��-,iif    imil.M-    ihi'    i1Av'    >)l"    (TV,- ,
Britain Equips
AmcrieKkt Army
Supplied  U.  S.   Soldiers  With   200,-
000 Uniforms and 100,000
The other _day the XJuited States
dipped into Great Britain's shoe reservoir, came up with 100,000 pairs
of shoes and it did not even make a
dent in the supply. One day's work
at full capacity would have replaced
the shoes. And there were still 3,-
500,000 shoes in  the reservoir.
Great Britain has bei>n on top of
the army shoe problem since Janu-
'*-*���'}*,   101 h       At   one   lime   iIhti-*   were
five  million  pairs    in  storage.      For j prisoner in   lingiami,   thai    im->
just   on.;  short   jieriod   in   May.   191o,   m.{y ;U   *(.ns(   :ij)imM.jatc  the   ������oiurvasl
mJ  X.   *
A  Chance for Canada
The Washington government is
.ulvcilibing ioi Un: pii-iui^i f.iu in
AiiKiii'.i, so her picture can Ik; uned
on war posters. Mere's Canada'*'
chance to help out our big iriendly
neighbor.���Montreal   Star.
the stock fell off to less than 800,000
pairs, but that was due to a tremen
dous  onll  from  Kussia.
in   the  culture of  the  two   countne*-'.
"At  present  we    arc     so   pedant1,
oally     correct     in   <in>*   ttv^tmmt
Between  November, 19M, :;ud No-},,    f   vv\MXMi. ,h;a when .a an   November, 1917 .there were supplied to   .. ��      of ,hc -j m;ul(. thl. s,,;..
h-VrTnr.y  T*1,50 ff, ,P- rS,"' �� s1l����Sf   ��*.slioii     that     we     plw-.*   a   copy   of
1,:��10,00n pairs of service boots,   au<t   !?,.Accusc�� in CVl.,    ,,���;.,..,.��� ;:  v;j, -.,.
'-ili'illl.j.llj ill .      ....il. 1     . .     . . " *    * "��� , . ��� �� ���-
"llcrf's a matter that oiiftbt to be
"Whai'ii liic use oi iiivt:,ii��i.uiii|.;T"
inquired   Senator   Sorghum,    wearily.
.,..�����,.���,, "0 ,,.Y ���f :.'V1.. . 1
addition, 10,000,000 pairs of shnrq
have been bent to Uus:,i;i, J.000,000
pairs io Italy and smaller amounts
to   Rumania  and   Serbia.
nl b
be  (Served  o
itou   Uliop*.   .vi
a"t>,.Ul..i:i .
thing  additional?      Wc  know
f i.',jv,    tli.u.   \. i   !.:.*. <'���   **!..:���     to
| to."���Wasjhiiii:loi��   St..*'.
Where Canada Leadti
Canada   leads  the     world     lu
c.ipii.i   iuijuiu.il'"!     <>i      v-;"l. .it.       ��� ..Jt"
production  is 701/j   bushel'i  per  head
'<��'   ��!���*���   ; wumlit im,.      A . m nl iu.i   eoiiies
niore!n��'xt  with 5(tx/\ bushel;* and  the Unit-1 fiUtrm   are   i<oii��K   to  be   nui.-h   loii';.-i
���!   nd   *d   St a ton   third   wiih  45$^, bushel:..���  T��k>**m   irood.     ibvlbl.ua.;   ;:.   ti.e  Sri;-
J Vancouver World. JiW> v-crc  uo,   r;rv  ,,   .-,,,,..
lu.scti on u��>, |,"- ������'��������� ���
ugaiiifit intern:\tion:il law t<> proselytise prisoners. This was .about t'.i<;
time when Casement .���-���id tin. G��:r
mans were trying to starve '.he Irish
prisoners into mHnlmcnt ac'aiivt
Great   Britain. The  sutomei.:   -ihould
��.��� vi,-���
Ouc* cf ihe iciLiOit'iivhy Cu"m*ii1i��j.j-��;��
Chewing Tohuct-o it; becoming more
���iii'l iu<>re popular io, because it doco
not ;'.ttr.ic* .>*u*;r.ou In the i.vnni.h.
*     * * a,        . . ^ ,
.1 v .;..  -i ����� ��� %   ���> '���' ���>   *. v .- , - - -   - .   i
f.uull pinch i-n placed in thf mouth
between tin; lov.ajr lip and tfu..-.
''hi�� g'vrs e<.��uipi<u*- sn!i*.f."n:tion
without cbc\"'iug,and leave ;u pleasant,
cool aft*>M.n*t��'*
Cop��.',i.L*Ke��i Clitswlutf Tobacco in
���wti-mniriUi, ��;rep.n����-ii, ��>t' \'.>>- '. i.u ..,"nl,
��� ���   <   i> ..'....' i i.-1 .,.��.,. ...
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Ji in hi tViC f vrr.: ci l::*.::;!1 j*** iimi. and
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.4>i, l!l,WI,u,;b.wi.i TS\'  THE  ���������������ES1?0H  BB������ISW  ��������������� Bl  **^ Hk'tVB <-*%. i������tt* *  i ni: unit^ i nil REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. P. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, APR.  5  one  i.l&ixfyi.mU      Ow������^^|;J-i*i^w^ii.*iM^  "P������W������/������������i.irk������   i������   'I'tXTC   ]?B)VTWW    ]i**.QT\  a* tv*^*-**  brought  4-l������rt   ar.iiV������l������^������  J1*J!*A'  ^.7 A    1������*  ween oi an omciai return  down in the provincial legislature  showing the amount spent in the  Creston Valley in 1917 on roads  and bridges, along with - a detailed  statement as to the amounts spent  for teams, and to whom paid, as  weii as the stipend paid the local  road foreman for services rendered,  provoked a very general discussion  of the whole subject.  One type of professional politician  got what satisfaction he could out  acquience in a spendthrift policy,  but now the situation is reversed,  and we are actually paying in  three times what. we get back,  surely it is time to call a halt.  If the local Farmers' Institute  or fruit growers' union, for instance, were to squander stockholders' money in this fashion  something in the nature of a riot  would be precipitated. Why the  same   sort   of   thing    in   another  such rate increase become effective  without protest.  Citizens, generally, are always  willing to pay a fair price for benefits  enjoyed,   but  ***t.      ohrrtti  \t\S K>XM\JTKM  \A  fa**      &*������  .������ e.fvnt  additional ten or twenty per cen  for incompetence, or whatever you  like to call it, in a government  chartered   corporaten,   is  a   trait  entirely foreign to western citizenship at least. The company has  called the tune; it is up to them to  show cause why they should not  pay the piper.  Nelson   council   will install   a   few  ghti  year.  lightning rods on the loiver plant thin  JbOR Salss���������Light one-horse Stude  baker wagon . withj pole; two-section  large dr*ur harrow, Gutanay seed bed  finishing narrow, very suitable for  light land; all in good condition.  Apply P.O. Box 73, Creston.  Revelstoke food conservationists  want a price fixed on pork aud vegetables.  Eighteen members of Greenwood  Lodge Knights of Pythias are on  active service.  A benefit dance at Silverton one  night last week netted $300 for the  town's hospital.  ^wti-so 11-st  ~*-J"*'".r  sort   of  vital respect should be  allowed to flourish when a little  co-operation in the matter of forming a rural municipality would end  the chapter of" prodigality, is beyond our comprehension, in these  times of stress more especially.  Or, if you will have it that the  showing for the year will compare  favorably in every way with the  best the contract  system   will pro  of  the incident by   cussing  The duce-8UrelJry������uwill,,otar������uethafc  Review and its editor in no uncertain terms for passing on to the  citizens thc contents of a particularly liiterestm*^ puolie document.  The other politicial type showed  a far deeper concern as to whether  the road  foreman   pat  in  enough  time to earn the $868.20 paid him,  while others showed equally ardent  curiosity as to the identity of some  of the gentlemen  sho*f n   to  have  drawn government  pay,   and  the  ability of their equipment to come  honestly by  the  amounts  set opposite their names.  To the moderate citizen, however, none of these things were his  chief concern. Taking the Wynndel, Alice Siding, Erickson, Canyon  City and Creston school districts as  an area he recalled that at least  splG,G00 had been gathered in last  year in general taxes.  By eliminating the amounts paid  to   men  such   as   Bartley,   Craig,  Mackie.  Moores  and   E.   Telford,  whose  labors  must have   been at  points outside  the  area  just described, along  with  $267  spent on  undesignated  trails; and  at  least  $400  which   it   is   reasonable   to  estimate v/as spent  in   the Kitchener and   Huscroft  school   section;  and to this add another $400 taken  from   the   road   foreman's  salary,  you  get  a  grand   total  of  about  $1,067.    When   this sum is in turn  deducted   from   the  $4,068   spent  here,  precisely  $3,001   remains  as  thc sum spcnr in what The Review  has always contended would be the  ideal area for a rural municipality.  To tlio.se who  may   question the  right to only charge the half of the  road    foreman's    salary     on   this  municipality-area   it   would   seem  reasonable to suppose   that  say 25  per cent, of his   time   was devoted  to these   outside   sections,   and for  Uu- purport*- of thi.sarticle one must  not entirely forget   tliesound union  priiM^iple that foremen are not paid  ������o much for  the actual  work  they  ���������io a������ for knowing how.  Now, ^���������crii.loir.ori, granted we had  i,he municipality and much of this  work was done by contract, as it  ..Ivvayr. :,". !.:;���������]:���������:��������� Ir.-oa! ���������rjunieij-'iil  government, aren't you convinced  that you arc getting .skinned good  and plenty under t-he present  ���������nyHtern. There'h no oeeaMion to go  into   detailw.     Yon   have .sufficient  it is good business to short change  yourself annually the difference  between the $3,400 received (which  includes the full salary to foreman)  and the $10,000 you paid in.  If no effort is to be made to end  such a state of affairs, for consistency's sake let's have no more  hard times talk���������or kicking if the  water rates are raised.  'mm  ���������Coincident, almost with this  part of the world going bone dry  comes legal notice from the Goat  Mountain Waterworks Company  that it has filed a revised schedule  of rates which it may charge for  water with the comptroller of  water rights at Victoria.  While there is nothing stated or  implied, we presume the rates are  to be revised upward. In every  other line (save The Review's  subscription rate) this is th*  tendency, and certainly labor and  materials for waterworks upkeep  follow suit, to say nothing of a  little wider margin of profit to  meet increased living costs as well.  With the desire of the company  to increase its revenue these times  we have no quarrel. Generally  speaking the charges have been  moderate, though the service has  not always been ideal by any  means Even at a slightly higher  charge we doubt if many of our  citizens wouih seriously prefer an  "armstrong" pump with its cold  weather defects.  Having conceded the fairness of  the request for increased charges,  we can hardly be classed as an in-  grate when we suggest that the  public is entitled to know exactly  what claims are being put forth to  justify a boost in rates.  Certainly the shareholders are  entitled to an equitable dividend  on the money invested, after  allowance has been made for  depreciation, a reasonable repair  bill, and such "overhead" expense  :xh appertains to such an industry.  Wo would bo even more generous  and concede thorn a per cent, or  two above the usual dividends for  their enterprise in supplying such  a common but very nocossary commodity in a community such as  this.  ligiii-es at your disposal,   and   ...out j      However, before any   increase in  of   you   know   tlie   quality    of   the I rates   is   sanctioned   the   company  ���������';,;���������!: vi;; ���������_*:;!, ".::'! ���������''.'? ',"'". .'''-, '* ��������� niT'' I >" "unally generous toward  when and where you. needed it, the the public, by asking sanction for  worst? To lie quitt honest with , only such chargon as will ensure a  yourself in these war times, could fair return on capital invested in n  you conscientiously take ^'JUIMJ tor properly installed aud equipped  Jill   the   public   improvements (bit    water system of   similar   size oper-  CANADA  i/iiuiuiy u&i vivt* *4r������v*  were    .'..'���������cfed  the    ,'':'.���������"    '.'���������!.">' !     ''in/'    under"   like   condif ��������� ������������nn    elm  ������IimU-U'I,h eit.������ <i >iiii iii^   i.) I i   . a .e i e  wi  k.< ..  To         th''s".e          lUp'T-le*!"!'!'������������������         "II Home     mon I ill  II pjo 'I'll I',    ftl'lv I i:\V  poiitieni   issues jet us remind   tiwru lui'l oecHMion <���������>   I'oiiit    out isantc nl'  again that all this *$���������������,001  came out, ' the,    imperfections   of    the   nystem,  of   Valley    people's    poekel'i     along a.nd so Ter,    we   b**li>*Ve,   UwTe    has  with considerable more Ihat    liaan't, been little   ciiauge   i'or    tiie    better,  been spent,.       Ve;t.rs back,   when  the II   <   re'iton    people    are to be forced  hl,4...4.....   ..'.                ,-   ..!...,.;   :'..'. '.::'.! / ''    ;     ������������������ '  -;*���������������"��������������������������� .....t...-    ,,..������,.,.    ,,, ������,������������������������������-  :t!r>.<MH> or ������U<M'00   s     ���������/������������������ar   in   ������ h*- <lu<-<* iTivmI.-ikIh on a far from perfect  \ .ille.v   .'Mei  ���������wie-iiine,    aooiii, ^>.i,'too i,,i,l''in,  im    < i mi i | i., .. >   < ..Ono!   e..������p.,-"t  >-*������,  ���������east to AH  "N dealing witii the very large number of claims for exemption  brought forward for consideration in connection with Class 1  under the Military Service Act.it has occurred, as was inevitable, that as a result of false statements and difficulties put in the  way of investigations some individuals have secured exemption  whose proper place is in the Army.  It is not the intention of the Government to allow these men to evade permanently their obligation to bear their part in the military defence^ of the  g-jijatry and of the ideals for which we are lighting. *To do so would defeat  the purpose of the Act, and cause grave injustice to men in the second class  necessarily called out to fill their places. _  *W'������VB>iai'M'%alV>1a*"W ^a*������F������ a*B    XMBM **a*������*<^   ta^-aS *��������������������������������� ������������������   <m mm w������ ��������� Txm- ������������������ "V** ~      ^���������    "-���������  It Is, therefore, proposed to scrutinize carefully all exemptions granted to date  in order to separate those which have been granted on, false or insufficient  grounds from those that are well founded.  With this object in view the various Registrars under the Military Service  Act have been instructed to issue a series of questionnaires to exempted men.  These questionnaires must be filled up correctly and returned promptly under  penalty of forfeiture of exemption for failure to do so.  V  %.   4M.m4X^.mm.M.XX������m     9Mt0XWn    IMtmmmX    U������VT������������k    m^t^lmBm/BlfAmi       A fSffSvtteC  K-A.������-;ec--p������.������;u ava-Erea msv taatv wia������a������&<*<>-* ������-������*���������������*��������� ������*������rs  -refore important in their own interest that all exempted men who  ������nrt^[ their address since their exemption was granted ������*nd who have  not already notified the Registrar of such change should notify him at once.  Uiadvf the Regulations It is the duty of exempted men to keep the Registrar  advised of any change of address, and failure to receive the questionnaire  by reason of neglect of this duty must be treated as equivalent to-failure to  return the questionnaire after receipt*  Citizens Urged is Assist  In many instances information has been furnished by member? of the publie  which has led to the cancellation, of exemptions obtained by false or misleading statements. Further co-operation of this character is invited. The  Government regard it as the Duty of all loyal citizens, not only to the Country?  but to the men at the front, to assist in this way in securing reinforcements  on a just and legal basis. Correspondence of this character will be treated  as strictly confidential and will receive the fullest investigation,  CHARLES J. DOHERTY,  Minister of Justice.  Correspondence should be directed to Robt. S. I*ennie, K.C., Registrar under  the Military Service Act, Vancouver, B.C.  4G2K  Bm 7-Z������ JBiffl* ���������**������*������flftri ^teW* ^ffla*.   jHMB&  Off   iM   UU ���������*'HWM   I^^WW Jmr *"������������������"���������*    MmJ   kmmi  mm  jBtBtlBm    mSO  ���������fm^m      E2m)  "���������Bayuti ma "WW  fN THE LINK OF WEARABLES SHOES arc one of the item*; on which  the pvio.e has. rliinbuJ  Hteadily upward.    Such tt ll.iiiK on a "cheap" shoe, even. p.*u*scri into history muutlis uro; while a  real tfood whoe at anywhere, near old-time popular prices can hardly be r.iealled.    But, whether they  wiiiic hip*h or low in price we can't get iilonp* without Lhoiu.  In our Shoe Department, however, we had the Rood fortune tn purehiiHe heavily before the advance  in price, and we therefore confidently submit, for your buying,the following lines���������ansured that similar  values in high $������r:ute footwear eannot be duplienteu ituywiuvni,  24 pairs Men's Tan Kip Blucher, reg. $5.50, going at  $3.90  24 pairs McnV  Ames-Holden  Viseolized  Shoes,   reg $6.50,  while  they last     4.85  60 puis-* *j<h} j-.i>i������������*i af P������S������������ica. values up to S7.50, clearing si- - - ���������    4.6S  26 pairs Boys' Shoes, sizes 1 to 5, reg. $4.50, going at.     3.25  Ladies* Patent Kip Pumps, with or without strap, high or low  heel, reg. $3.50, to clear at     2.90  -.ti r * * a ������ ������  '*V  C   Will   **.*".-������V>   CtivUl'   <sx*  '      /- ���������"���������     1 A     1 **>������-,<������������������     "��������� '   V    rx At r. >-*    d%7.4-*4:c.   .tt-   f"*\r������t*"  C     ...at.    \.r lt.H.1      J....X 7,^.1      \>.     i. - .7 <i . >~ i -       ..-..-.._..    v...  ��������� I IIH  YV������' invite your iiiiihI. luilieal ioKpectiou of thiitio line.s.    Hut come early an lln* sleek  will mnvi  Ul> .it she.*:e prit!*'*!.    Vou inu**l see the good" to nppreelate tlwKe Mterliu;' vjiIiioh.  out  ii*"*tt yt    px  mt i* ���������  . , -i \ a���������,   .-   ,, u. .--���������   P"      *"** **.   "i ." -I' ���������������������������* t*^ ^uii, mMi\ mJ" ������  **J5 t^hh +2 i ci P-   5 V k *ri h C Kl *i * k i.  '������W*,������t   <4.X^*U,  * .-   '  BtiSit'feiAtit^j'miii.it'-' ft  . uarfbau*tMi*������rtiPw������iM.t*ri ittatam  ������tW W *t������'Wf������!,WW������*������W*>t* > **  ��������� 1-WWmmMtmmmmmi   ']  "Y^f'a"'^^^'!!!!'!!)  w^mi+Mmmtym  #*w������xm*mmvmi>*wmiMi^wiim^  mmmmmmW ..-'V:--  ...wawnoi-  ^ jL.aa.jc*  XH&SttOtf BBVIEW  Creston*������ -School  Report for March  Division I.���������C. M.  Brousson, B.Sc,  .Principal.  Enrolment 20.  Average attendance, 19.75.  Percentage 63.75.  Perfect attendance���������Butt* Compton,  Erma Hayden, Oria Hayden, Hazel  Hobden, Edna Holmes, Lyda Johnson,  Frances Lyne, Katherine Moore, Vera  Parker, Dorothy Stark.  Highest standing : Advanced H.S.���������  Erma Hayden, Lyda Johnson. Preliminary���������Katherine Moore, Prances  Lyne. Entrance���������Ruth Compton.  "Vera Parker.  \  ^Hi.  fcJIlltult,  tr:  SJX V lOXKIl-t AX. Al6.  Principal.  Enrollment, 35.  Average, 34.57.  Percentage of attendance, 98.8.  Standing in class���������Junior IV.���������Eunice Moore. Senior III.���������Eva "Webster.  Junior III.~Willie Smith.  Perfect attendance���������Louise Bevan,  Robert Crawford, Harry Compton,  Arthur Gobbitt, Agnes Hobden- Ruth  Lidgate, Eva Holmes, Ennice Moore,  Lionel Moore, Robert Moore, Annie  Maione, - Frank Maione, Edward  Payne, Joe Romano, Willie Smith,  Jean Westwood, Eva Webster, Gladys  Webster, Fred Boffey, Eyelyn Bevan,  Nfellie Adlard, Elson Lingate, Thomas  Walmsley, Louise Romano.  Division III.���������Miss Fattlkner,Teacher  Enrollment, 34.  Average Attendance, 31.75.  Percentage, 83.38.  Perfect Attendance���������Leslie Bofiey,  Fred Christie, Ollie CHristie, Harvey  Gobbett, Keith Lidgate, Marion  Learmonth, Bertie Maione, Fred  Payne, Albert Sherwood, Gordon  Spiers, Donald Spiers, Gilmoure 'Taylor, Henry Webster, Edith Wilson,  Donald Young, John Belanger.  Highest Standing: Senior Second  Reader���������Edith Crawford, Alfred  Boffey,  Junior Second Reader���������Marguerite  Benny, Ollie Christie.  First Reader���������Jeffery Collis, Arthur  Stark.  Division IV.���������Miss Hardman.Teacher  Pupils tttending during month, 29.  Ayc-������o.f-,c auvtiiu aweuuttuw, .xs.ao  Percentagei attendance, 97.52.  Perfect Attendance���������George Carter,  Edith Couling, Benjamin Crawford,  Helen M. Moore, Louise Ross, Harold  Speers,* Letty Couling,'Robert Miller-  Hazel Christie. Lloyd Couling, Catherine*-Enibree, Honb'ria Payne, Regin*  aid Smith. Ethel'Lewis, Jean Henderson, Arthur Webster.  ���������'  Highest Standing: Second Primes*  ���������James* Cherrington, Benjamin  Crawford.  Senior First Primer���������Harold C.  Speers, Helen M. MooreY ''���������'���������''  Junior First���������Hazel Christie, Ruby  Gibson.  $994 for Patriotic  At Revelstoke last week it cost an  Austrian $250 for failure to report to  the local police.  ifllSIB  n a n -veer ������������������ >���������  P** _J^ EH  t^lUfla  at Canyon City Lumbar Co. Sawmill at  Canyon City.  mm  y  AB*  HIT  LUlUDBi  LIMITED}  OonipSii  is urged by the Government���������it has done ITS part, we are doing OURS���������  will you do YOURS?  OUR part is to grow tho very best trees possible, to see they ore true-  to name, to care far them in every while they are in our nursery, and to  deliver to you, npright, clean, healthy, well-calipered trees with magnificent root system, well packed, all charges paid, at your nearest station  or dock.   We sincerely think that this is OUR part.  YOUR part is to get your order ready without delay so that you can  plant next Spring and to ORDER EARLY. Early orders ar������ bettor for  us AND BETTER FOR YOU. It is humanly impossible to give the  flame attention and care to lato orders as those placed six or twelve  months in advance.  Will you write-us today for any information, and giyh.g us an idea of  your requirements? Our services and advice are cheerfully yours.  Our largo general and Fruit Catalogue, our Roue Catalogue, our Price  List are yours for the asking���������they contain vuliiablo planting and general  information. Do not delay���������write to-day, or see our local representative  Andrew Miller.  mmxm uominiiy,  1493 Seventh Ave. W., Vancouuer, B.C.     Nursery at S&rdls  Emm  ���������yywffBWfygySg^  THE CANADIAN BANK  r\\rr pai\ /nv iixrr*tr* \t  # *       *      *    * ! V * *> V ��������� *    .������ "Vi���������    ��������� !���������  ��������� "ft-  SIR EDMUND WALKER.  C.V.O.. L.L.D.. D,C.L, IViident  SIR .JOHN Ami^GemtfalM-n-w  H. V  P  JONfcS. A,,'t Ccn'l. Manner  Capital Paid Up. $15,000,000 J Reserve Fund. - $i3,500.coo  The Safety Deposit Boxes of this Bank  offer the desired security for valuabie  papers and other effects. The charge is  very   moderate   for  the   protection   thus  /a  u  IVKNNETT  .VTit>iUi|4ei' Oreston Branch  The canvass of the Valley on behalf  of the Canadian Patriotic Fund is now  complete with the exception of Kitchener and Sirdar, which is not quite  finished. Below will be found the  names of those who are guai*anteeing  payments to the fund for 1918:  ORESTON  Creston Drug & B. Co....$ 20 GO  Oatway, H K _     12 00  Oatway. Mrs H K    12 00  Speers, S A    50 00  Boyd, M J      6 00  Bennett, C G    60 00  Souires. A L    12 00;  F "Burns & Co    25 00  Johnson, Geo    25 00  Embree, W B    IS 00  Crawford, T J    30 00  Crawford, W H    30 00  Mawson Bros    18 00  Cherrington. J M    24 00  Gibbs, E C _    24 00  Brousson. G-M   Lees, Rev M W    24 00  Henderson, ������>r    20 00  Anderson, Andy    10 00  Learmonth, D      5 00  Smith, J G      8 00  Andrew, K       100  Walmsley, Mrs.-      1 00  Forward, Mrs      1 00  Cook, Jtis.,���������..: ...- 12 00  Hamilton, il W     24 00  Crosthwaite, HL    12 00  Smith, F BL,.      1 00  PetertEan,ja.������,Rosetown 12 00  Dow, Mrs J W  10 00  Spratt. J....; ���������   4 00  Blinco, J  10 00  Stark, VV P.   10 00  Lyne, H ....���������  12 00  Hatfield, S -  20 00  Grey. Miss E  10 00  ERICKSON  Jackson, W V  15 00  Klingensmith, F J..���������  10 00  Klingensuiith, E W  10 00  Haskins, E  5 00  Dnperry, A -  5 00  Downs, H B  6 00  Adlard, Jas.  5 00  Cuming, E S  8 00  Kemp, W H.  5 00  JEfclUUHruSOstf jui ������������  vy          <a OU  tapies, itirs.Jti rs     iu ���������-/���������>  Palmer, Mr-and Mrs���������     5 00  Telford, R M _    10 00  Sinclair, H F    2 00  Fraser. S W  10 00  Oartwright. E E  10 00  Littlejohn, W G  10 00  nuiliauO,   tonum/   OV"  Graham, Mrs. John  2 00  Lead beater, JS  1 00  jjodds. Mrs sx, _ ��������� 5 00    10 00  J^vug,   ������.������ a. .  CANYON CITY  Edwards, S H 24 60  Wickhoim, A   12 00  Knott, Mr & Mrs     6 00  Olson, E-���������.......     1 00  Mawson. X R     2 oO  Hall. CL!    5 00  Blair, Mr & Mrs C  25 00  Sam nelson, A G    5 00  ALICE SIDING  ���������O���������****.frvt.*-*.* /\r\     .T  10 00  The Ford Saves the Hay and Oats  TT has been estimated that five acres of land are reqnired  | to maintain one horse for s year, and that the same  JL five acres would produce nearly enough food for two  people. If 50,000 Canadian farmers each replaced one  horse with a Ford, 250,000 acres would foe added to the  Nation's source of food supply and enough extra foou  saa.de 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 be 'asetf 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, tuns  means money, so do not delay in getting your Ford.  Runabout  ���������>    IpxPeii  To*ariBg  -  -   $595  Go'Q-pe  -   $770  Sedan - -  -  $970  v.nassis   -  ���������     ������|>S>������^9  THE UNIVERSAL C4R       One-tonTmck $7S0  xTs "^ IS *-*������*������"*. ^"J*****. **x-kVTm*!  A*������  XJU JCJ. JP\JJXXJt \J.IXX.  B  nii5w   w  glfHl_  ?,,.������fK*"J.  ys  SB .mm. .cm. 9 jox. ea ^  2S"!5''������i"^:  l   UBLa s m^  Samuelson, A G    1 00  Compton, J  10 00  Miller, A    5 00  Bvsouth. S    4 00  Spratt, J    4 00  Blinco, J.....  10 00  Lyne. H     5 00  Huscroft^ b^7���������."._!.~~-   6 00  lirey, Miss Jtu    1 00  $357 50  Wigen and W. Cooper and Miss Alice  Carr on the piano and Carl Wigen and  E. Butterfield on the violin. There  was a nice line of refreshments and all  seemed to enjoy the evening immensely.  wwjf38BSSi@i  Collis,"A~A J...  10 00  Miller, A    5 00  Constable. Gy._  10 00  Mason, A W    5 00  McMurtrie, W A  10 00  Ash, F W    6 00  Webster, J H    5 00  Carr, V    7 50  Reed & Mather    5 00  Sherwood, J    5 00  SIRDAR  North, A 24 00  Bysouth, S  24 00  McMaster, R R  12 00  DEER LODGE  Lvon, D G  12 00  Bbadway, R     H 00  Pavette, Mrs        50  Huscroft. C  12 00  Palmer, Miss Jeanne  10 00  $������ni oo  Below will be found tho names of  chose paying into the Patriotic Fond  for the quarter ending March  81:  C Sutcliffn $ 5 00  James Huscroft    3 50  Miss Jeanne Palmer  10 00  H S Pcterman    4 00  J. Cherrington.....77.    fi 00  EBuckm.tti  11 00  OG Bennett  15 00  W B Embree    8 00  Mrs H Lyne    1 00  C.P.R. Employees  28 00  Webster, .1 II    8 00  Squires, A L    3 00  Dr. Henderson  10 00  Mawaoh Brothew    A 50  Cook, .Tas.    4 00  Collis, A A J  20 IM)  WI������������������������v.*h. FI II 4 00  jviciulirii **.-,   ������v  x������   iu W  Kwldell, Sergt     2 00  North, A  10 00  P Burns A Oo  25 00  G Jolmnon  25 00  Anderson, Andy  H* 'jo  Learmonth, D     B 00  Andrew, K    1 00  Mm WhIhihW     1 00  nuixillon, J W (I 00  Smith. F K.     1 oo  Kli*.u.'.i.Ki.'il.h. K W  10 00  HimkitiH. E    5 00  Dnpu.rv, A     5 00  Kemp, W II     r������ 00  fUimlcH, Mm It II  10 00  Tolfoid, HM  10 00  Minolnir. II K     2 00  .������     .    .   ���������   i.i     nt..  c.   ������������,.., /"i     <���������> na  VJlxl i. ** a .^..i',   *.������*   h".    .-..,,   ...       ..   ���������������������������-  Romano, Santo        50  ��������� 1   d  ...iillw.i 11.\.  Olotioti, E   '!" I? Miiwmoi,  Cil Hall   Mi'&MmO lJlatv  Ladies, children's and boys' ready-  tt������-w*?ar wash goods, just in.���������S. A.  Speers.  Wa**������ ^t*S9a  8V8  B 1i>  Principal Dewar of the public school  is spending the Easter-week vacation  with friends in Calgary.  Nelse Ramstad arrived home from  Arrow Park the latter part of the  week for a few days' stay.  Miss  F. Bathie  is spending Easter  ������v*������x.������1* *������><a + 1-������ ^..Jowado 5*-* aO������������������l tr* 1*11-MOIf  ��������� VV'Wl*1* M   llll Al  IWllUa' *** ���������������_*.���������.������.������������������< ���������.������������������������.'-������ v.������-j  leaving on Saturday.  P. Hagen has invested in a new  work horse, purchasing the animal  from Victor Carr,  Monrad Wigen and his crew are;  still at Creston taking out timber but  will break camp in a few days now.  His cut will run close to 300,000 feet,  mostly cottonwood.  Mr. Hunt, assistant horticulturist  was here last week taking charge of  a pruning class made up of pupils of  the local school, seven of whom took  instruction, the Grady, Ramstad, J.  Johnson and M. Hageu orchards being  worked on.  Wynndfl had a delegation of ten at  the "Mister Bob" concert and daiuv at  Creston on Monday night. In the  party were Mrs. ltusendale. Misses O.  Wigen, M. Bathie, M. Hagen, L. Pig-  goit, Mrs. Waiver Cot**.***-, uiui i\!<.**>ri.*..  ltosendale. D. Dalhurn, K. Butt.-rlteld j  and Cail Carlson. ;  Although gotten up on short notict- j  the dance at the clubhouse on >S;itui* j  day night wa������ quite well ait������-*.u.������.'ti. j  dolegatiotiH biting on hand from both j  Oreston and Canyon City. Excellent j  music was provided  by  Mesdames C :  CIVIL ENGINEER ARCHITECT  LAND SURVEYOR  CRESTON  B.C.  OFFICES  NELSON  B.C.  4-Zm rv ������������<?v  x*~x\ ���������*���������* *r  in t  House?  This is the first o.ues-  tion that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry ?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Fined  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Bologna. &c.  are   always   to   be   had  here.    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IS  B  S������BSB ��������������������������������� -0    .    -   j . x '*"*''������    .a *        '���������-'*T^.l^*9 Jx r 9 ^mja  CLUB  ��������� BY ���������  J. S. FLETCHER  WARD. LOCK. & CO.. LIMITED  JLc*>t|j *vk**b0cnEe, tact Tcfexi*  "Yo������ know her as a regular fre- patient. He was wondering, all the  quentcr of the place?" time,  what  it was  that  had  brought  "Oh, yes! 1 have seen her there such high and mighty personages in-  tiearly every time I have been there to this affair; what the developments  myself." } were  of which the    subordinate offi-  "T.  o you know anything of a man ! eial had  spoken.    There  was  st-Mned von   Roon who goes there?"  "V������     T    T.-  sonie-  much  tiling  in   all   this  which    was  es,  I   know von  Roon.    A   Ger- ' more than a mere raid on a fashion-  man.    He is, in some way, mixed up '��������� able   gambling   den���������there   were     af-  with Barthelemy."' j fairs  of  state in   it.     He  was  specu-  "Have you seen anything - that ; lating on what these might be when  would makcyou believe that he and the official came back to him. Kc  Mrs. Tressingham are particular motioned King, who was restlessly  friends?"  The Smi'm Brightness  by  'I have noticed that he, Airs. Tr'cs  singham, and Barthelemy are all par- ! himself.  exercising his long limbs about    the  room, to sit down, and he took a seat  (Continued.)  \\\ ticular friends. They usually sup j "Now, Viv. King," hc said pleasant  J// together in Barthelemy's house. Oh, j ly, "I am sorry to have kept yoi  .S     yes���������Mrs.    Tressingham     atid      von [ waiting, but  we  have been   Slaving  ;  r>.~���������..   ,,���������._-   ������,._i���������:���������i..   ���������i���������,.-   r..: ,1,. *> if ^, . .   ��������� p. . -.,     .t-.  Roon are certainly close friends." _     j further  serious  conference          ... ... ... . The s-re������f. man looked at  t]\.o.  nrin-i ir^oi1.>,������i'in   "/-.,,   i;-.vr   *������.-*  l\.itnx iollowed Ins erme'e into an a������i-i _���������.*.,������������������ ���������ic.:���������.  you  a  .vitli   the  Vo������  "I think we arc on the right track,"  'And, of course, you must  act at once.    Well, now "  Ke suddenly interrupted himself,  and turned to King with a gracious  smile and a bow which King took as  joining room,   found  two    gentlemen j  seated near a desk and a fire; in one'*,-. ���������;,*  ,       , .   -     . rr     -\ l I **t-    Stim  re recognized the nigh official whom ��������� nrt. at t  he had met before; in the other, the  whitening    hair, fine    features,     and  shrewd eyes of the great man who, a  few   hours     previously,     had      heard (^*"s"jgn of ^missal  Hilda   Trcssingham's     statement     m      ..j  am very  much  0v.-ged  to  you.  George  Ellingtons stuuy. Mr.   King/'   lie   said.     "You   will,   of  "Mr.   Banister    King,'*     nr..irmuTC"l j course, treat this interview as strictly  the  official. %   confidential.    Uy the by," he    added,  The great man bowed politely and  almost whimsically,    as    King     was  looked at King's odd face an * figure ' -\bout to turn away, "if  it is not an  ..uestion, what made you  mm   to  with  interest.     He   motioned  a chair near his own.  "I understand, Mr, King, that you  have been good enough to supply information about thc place known as  the Amaranth club!" he said.  "I  have given    information  it,"  answered   King.  "You know it  vvellr"_  "Yes, I believe so. Enough to  speak confidently of what I do  know."  "And about the neighboring establishments? There is, 1 understand, a private house    next  door���������  *llfl.      1-i.r-i-.~-*      r.C     + *���������,,.      4:~r\r.-4C.*n���������        TlrirHl-  elemy���������and a bathing establishment,  both of which are really in connection   with this clubr"  "That is so.." answered King. "They  are used as  cloaks���������covers."  The great man leaned \ack in his  chair, folding his lingers.  "1 should be obliged if you would  just explain the whole affair to me-���������  trnm   vrmr   nwn   ohservatlOll,"   lie   EaiCi.  "Willingly,"* replied King. ^ "The  Amaranth club is a very well conducted supper club, having tor its  members people of a very good social, theatrical, and military class.  But there is an inner circle of gamblers in it. Thcy meet in Barthel-  crnv's house���������next floor. They gain  admittance by a secret way from The  club.    They "  "You can explain what that secret;  way is?" I  "I have already done so," replied J  King, motioning to the under omcial. )  "1  have made it quite clear." ( j  "Our men know exactly what to j  do, sir," r.eldecl the omcial. "We have I  taken good  ci-rc  of  that."  X 111     giv.u.1.      Ii.-.U.      I.OUUI.U,      .....v.      j. I....-,  went   on. ;  "Some   of   these   who   frequent  thc J  gambling rooms in Barthelemy's never   stop   beyond   half   past   one   or   a j  quarter   to   two;   they  Ic.'ivv:   by      thc  club entrance, which is closed at two  o'clock.    Others,  who  ft ay    a    little  md frequent this gamb-  impertment  join this clul  ling den?"  King hesitated a moment;  then he  spoke.  ,    "I will tell you,"  he answered.    "I  about i have the strongest reason to believe  J that a friend of mine met his   death  through    that    place    and      through  Barthelemy, and I joined iu order to  "And you think vou will find out?"  "I think," replied King, "I think  that I shall find out when���������when the  police do what they are evidently in-  tetid'tio" ^t-. rf|.j "  The great man smiled aud nodded,  and the under official touched King  on the arm'and led him out.^ In the  adjoining waiting room he pointed to  a chair.  "Wait!" hc  said.    "When  I  back I shall be able to tell yet  and what time it's to happen."  Total Quantity of   Light    Shed  the Earth's Great Luminary  One of-the biggest artificial lights  in the world is- the 50,000,000 candle-  power light installed at the Falls of  Niagara. When this gigantic installation was made it was claimed to be  the "nearest approach to real sunshine ever devised by man, and that  may be true. But it is interesting to  ascertain, if possible, how much it  fell short of the actual output of  light by thc earth's great luminary,  and, strangely enough, there are figures in existence which enable a comparison to be made. Yet it may be  stated at once that these figures arc  p.o stupendous as to leave the human  mind absolutely  "in thc dark."  Scientists have made calculations,  based upon careful and repeated experiments, of the total quantity of  sunlight given out by thc sun, and  found it to be a quantity represented  by candles running to twenty-eight  figures���������candle-power being the official  unit.  How many lights cquai to the  Niagara installation would it require  ���������\. E. Wilson, commissioner for to match# Dame Nature's big instal-  the Dominion government in arrang- ; lation which appears above the hori-  ing for the securing of sufficient seed zon so regularly every day? More  oats for the sections of the prairie , big figures. It is estimated that it  country in need, has informed the ' would require 31,500,000,000,000,000,-  Calgary grain companies as well as 000 just as powerful as the biggest  the United Grain Growers that he is man has accomplished. So Uncle  desirous of securing 100,. "DO L-ushels I Sam will have to try again. The Ni-  of seed oats here.    He asks   hat the ; agara  illumination  is   "some"     light,  uouducss wondered, auin't you, mat  he should be so keenly in'crested in  this matter?"  (To Be Continued.)  Purchase of Seed Oats  E. Wilson informs Calgary Grain  Companies 100,000 Bushels  _..    Wanted  government be given first chance   to  purchase all oats fit  for food.  All oats, as purchased, will be diverted to the interior goverimcnt  elevators at Calgary, Saskatoon and  Moose Jaw, from which places it will  bo distributed to points in need.  the  has  ,nAr x ������.1-..  The Government Reward  King kicked his heels in thc waiting room for a good half hour; kicked them, in fact, until lie became im-  A Prophecy Fulfilled  The  capture of Jerusalem  by  British  under    General  Allcnby  revived an ancient Moslem  prophecy  according  to a correspondent of the  conic   New  York  Sun,  which  declared  that  when : thc   conqueror  of  Jerusalem      would  ' enter the citv on  foot and *!i?.t    his  name  would bo the  combined names  of  God  and   thc   Prophet.       Genera!  Allcnby, thc story goes, fits the prophecy;  his name  is considcr'-d  to be  a  combination    of    A'lah,     meaning  God,  and nehbi,  meaning    the    Pro-  .-.1, ~4.  Pil.Cs..  but old Sol is equal to 31 j/s trillions  of them!  Food Conditions in Holland  Little has been heard recently as  to food conditions in Holland. Yet a  letter published in a London newspaper from a well-known Dutch  scientist reveals something of the  present  scarcity     He  writes:  We have dried strawberry leaves  for tea, roast acorns for coffee. We  are eating a kind of digested sawdust  for bread, aud will have to go on and  invent other substitutes because both  the real articles and the first substitutes are vanishing from trade and  leave us with thc need for finding  other substitutes or going without  entirely.  Fame at the cost of honor is dearly bought;  Hov? to Fight  War Weariness  The   Depressing   Lassitude   Brought  On by Routine  What ss this noxious fever that  threatens to sap our strength and  rob us of final victory? Like many  other maladies, it has persisted unrecognized for centuries, without the  glamor of an official name. It is far  more prosaic and unromamic under  the title of "dish-washing weariness"  or "office-stool weariness," but it is  precisely the same disease. It is thc  mental ache of weariness that the  trivial round aud the common task  arc always threatening to induce. It  is the depressm<ir lassitude broti0"*!*  on  by routine.  xti ti.e ear-y uays oi the world-  struggle, bulletins were scanned by  enormous crowds and war enthusiasm was fed on cable news. Today it  needs the stimulus of a victory on a  Gargantuan scale to rouse a semblance of our former heart stirrings.  It is thus that we are exposed to-  the infection of War Weariness.  What is the remedy? What prophylactic will ward off the fever? lit  Germany the people are fed on paper  victories, and chimes of rejoicing  peal from the steeples on  the smal-  f   4-x r** ^* *% ������a ^xAlT 4~x ^X J-% &-m ^V m-x 9     .       4-^-7    4^. Mh.N ^7 0 *4*x   **, rmx  >CSl    |iiuvui.ttiiuii. *..^������C    tin:    QudCu.  potions that cr.n effect no tasting  cure. The real remedy lies in creating the stimuli)!* that will overcome  thc depressing sprites. j^ach task  must be an integral part of the war.  The saving of a cup of sugar, the  economising of a few minutes of an  employer's time, must be recognized,  without semblance of doubt, as a nail  in the coffin of the kaiser. In this  way the dross of the dreariest routine will be refined until it is transmitted into the pure gold cf a chiv-  alric   adventure.���������Montreal   Star.  pos-  *-������>    ie    r������clr/*i������*i  v     lx-s     i*Ouv\*  "It will stiii and always be  siblc for any Canadian who  to do a patriotic thing to find some  other Canadian who fails. Shall wc  then al! refuse until we arf: unanimously patriotic? If so we shall all  be traitors together. Better do ihe  thing that should be done by us individually and then we shall have  the greater right to demand further  action  by  our  representatives  in   of-  nce.  ��������� ihe Vancouver  Prov-r.ce.  later,  ZO awav  ir.   ���������_  IV.  i* ������  or  IV, OS,  by  Barthe  lemv's   house  H  >*T  i ner<."  :>rv  sonic-  -not     mr.nv���������  w  lO  r  emam  all  night.  Thev  Icmc  tin:  mo'.li-:  i ted  baths  rsiablishitu.n:  '  ar!*  1TI  tliO  moniii  ii4���������as   ii   u;f\  1  -   ;,  '(.Il    to  thc  bath-=.  Iv/ervihiu^  1-  ��������� i.  v;cll  til "  rangi*t.  ,"   : idd e������l    Kit  i-',  V,ll  i   a   gl.  nice  at  in--  po"iu:<*   'itlii'ii'.  I*.  *'  tha  T      1-1  L.    1    1 :t:i  1CVC  th.* t>h  vce  lias ���������j<:\> :'  b  ���������;   -'  i^ ���������'. 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INT.  rr  1 Km  I  111��������� ���������������������  orricM Aun wAnunousi"!. at Tortownro, MONiTaiAt. WiNNimitB an* vancouvor.  .^^^������mix^mx0Mxmimm^mmmjm^        ������'W'l'!������*'.'VMfjMl*ll'.W*>-l>timifrlWtlNMy  ll|^;l^:-i!l.jH:;'M,.l:').  toMm*mmHmmW������mili^^  WMmmmmmmmmi  Mm������z������mm  mwmmrnmwtmmwwtom  i'iJf^Jlf*JJ^JuJKlJ|*ai4  insrn ihlii'iSi'unr^j��������� TBM    -REVIEW,    GBESTON,    B.     0*1  May i������is.u*i &~lour  Ifou know well enough when yoor liver is loaf ing.  fkf$ is the first waruiz-g; then yoa  %JII feegia. to *4feel mean al! ������Tera*"  Your ftkia scoa gets the bad sews, it  grows tSu!!-. yellow, ssauddy sad unsightly.  Violent purgatives are not what you  need���������just thogesttle help of this old-  tims etaadard  remedy.  Small Pill. Small Dosea Small Prise.  Gennias  boars  signatur*  ABSENCE of Iron in tha  31 ���������**��������� Biood is tho reason for  anusy colorless faces but  rrill greatly help most pale-faced people.  Mills May Mix Wheat   Under Certain Regulations Only  Thc  food   controller's    regulations |  j iu control of  Canadian    mills   .auto-  ��������� matically  prohibits  the    manufacture j a  of farina, cream of wheat or similar | s������  products.        Additional       regulations I s  which have just been announced provide  that  upon     written    application i,  j the  food controller  may    grant  per~1  mission to mills to manufacture what I  is known  to  the  trade as  farina for  children and invalids.  Millers are permitted to make  blended flours by mixing spring and  winter wheat, but'the regulations require that no mill shall take more  than 272 pounds of sound, elean  wheat to make 196 pounds of anv  blended flour. Such flours shall be  known as a straight run or lull 100  per cen.tr flour extraction or division of patents, clears or low grades i  being  expressly prohibited, j  rr*  ARE YOU SATISFIED j  With your work, with your business? ������  Is there promotion ahead of you ? =  Men of energy, with salesmanship ability       1  will find it to their advantage to write to���������      5  I till fe&U'.Ldiim Lirt. si-ouR/iK-us, vu������.f scr&sfs s  Fortune in a Derelict  Brought ������4,050~Tcn  Times   Likely  Price Before the War  A derelict and half-submerged  schooner, of only 207 tons gross,  roughly repaired so that she would  float, has been sold by auction- at an  Irish port for ������4,050. In her condition before the war she \vou'A not  have fetched ������400. says an expert  who was present at the sale, and  when newly built would be value for  not more than  ������1,000.  The vessel was thc Diana, of Denmark. She was the victim of submarine attack two years ago.^ and  abandoned in a sinking condition by  the  crew.  Ker cargo of timber at a generous  Ere-war    estimate,   was   worth ������800,  ut  ������4,000 was realized for it al the.  sale.  World's Largest Apartment House  What is described as "the world's  largest apartment house" is just  completed. It is situated on Madison avenue, New York City, and  covers two entire city blocks. There  are 1,536 living rooms, comprising  108 apartment suites. These suites  rent at from $7,000 to $17,000 each.  The cost of this great structure was  l-'*>out $8,000,00C% exclusive of thc  land.  m ss==-**3gip^"'  Bnefneafl ftetabliahed 1859  If owe DwSy���������To grore all the foodstuff  possible and to get the best result^  high-grade seeds* sach as BRUCE-S  are a necessity*  Our Duty���������To provide sumcieni seed and  of the highest grade possible.  OUR DUTY IS DONE  s  The Doctor Did Not  JUU  AU 8     *m *m*m*mm. xlm*        5       X4m\tt^0m  SO    MRS.    JOS.    ROGER    USED  DODD'S KIDNEY  PILLS  is ready���������112 pages of Seeds, Plants,Bulbs,  Iiupiemems and Poultry Supplies.  Worth Us weight in gala.  Free"  Write for a copy to day.  JOHN A. BRUCE & CO., Limited  Popular New Brunswick Teacher  Tells What Splendid Results She  Got From Dodd's Kidney Pills.  nttuaiiu-is  vanauu  i  Miller's Worm Powders destroy  worms without any inconvenience to  the child, and so effectually that  they pass from the body unperceived.  They are uot ejected in their entirety, but ground up aud_ pass away  through the bowels with thc excreta.  They thoroughly cleanse thc stomach  and bowels and leave them in a condition not favorable to worms, and  there will be no revival of the pests.  tne  p. it-  Wheat the Master, of the World  Thc masters of the wheat fields  must be the masters of the world.  Forty years ago Richard jcilrics declared this. More wheat means more  men, more munitions in 1918. It is  really impossible to over-state  importance of this call on the  ish farmers to get down three million acres of wheat for 1918; it !���������.- a  question of fighting no less that: of  feeding���������and it is absolutely essential to the winning of thc war by thc  allies. The British farmer has indeed the chance of his whole life. Wc  believe that he will rise to it.���������London Daily Mail.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  Atlantic Air Flights Soon Possible  August Post, former president of  the- Aero club cf America, who recently has returned from Europe, has  predicted that transatlantic air flights  were a possibility of thc near future.  In Paris, hc said, hc had seen an  airi>iai--c: 137 feet -.vide, 30 feet high  and 75 feet long, with engines generating 900 horsepower, aud a lifting  capacit3r of 6.000 pounds. In Italy  airplanes are being built for engines  developing 2,100 horsepower. The  machines are designed to carry 50  persons  I YES! MAGICALLY!    j  I   CORNS LIFT OUT   f  1 Willi HtMutKaf  fcou say to the drug store man,  "Give mc a small bottle of freegone."  This will cost very littfe but will  positively remove every hard or sott  corn or callus from one's feet.  A few drops of this new ether compound applied directly upon a tender, aching corn relieves the soreness  instantly, and soon the entire corn or  callus, root and all, dries up and can  be lifted oil   .viti.   the  fingers.  This new way to rid one's feet ot  corns was introduced by a Cincinnati  man, who sa. s that f re zone dries in  a moment, and simply shrivels up the  corn or callus without irritating the!  surrounding skin.  Don't let father die of infection or  lockjaw from whittling at his corns,  but clip this out and make him try  it.  it you druggist hasn't ar>* free-  zone tell him to order a small bottle  flora his wholesale drug house for  you.  Nothing to Worry About  The discovery that German-made  scissors are included in the comfort-  kits sent to the American soldiers  in France need cause no alarm. There  are other German products pur army  and navy are using, including some  large and very servicablc German-  built ships.���������Springfield   Union.  Elm  Tree,  Gloucester  Co.,  N.   B.,  ������   ��������� VJ^cuai/     ������y uv.ii    uiv.    uuv.>u-     ..    >.   suited failed to do me any lasting  good I decided that my kidneys were  the root of my troubles, and made up  my mind to try Dodd's Kidney Pills.  "You may judge    of    the    results  when I tell you that I have not lost  a  day's  work as  teacher  dm ing the!  past  year."  That is the statement of Mrs. Jos.  Roger, the well-known and popular  teacher here. Just--how ill she was  before using Dodd's Kidney Pills is  best told in her own words  see-*  m)  -ir-*s.   a   "Era   *l"W&./*\'*iVT   95   Vou can reap double profit by  K. /���������!* tr i wt.% f lis 0X    ���������*-������*-*. bei^,j������ar���������������S  >^^ mm* J^^gaa. JM.JM. ^vaaw    -���������������-   ���������     -   ��������� V^Ur       CUUli'&VtS        ar.ma.aa ...-.���������.-��������� ���������   works demand that we get one hundred cars mixed scrap for February,  for which we will pay a premium. Vou will also save by shipping before  freight rate advance. If prepared to make shipment write or phone us  for prices. During Bonspiel we will be pleased to have you call and  talk it over.���������DOMINION METAL EXPORTING CO., Cor. Charles  and Sutherland, Winnipeg.  'My trouble came from a strain,"  Record Egg-Laying  Hens  Thc  queen hen  of    Minnesota    is  called "Northwest   Queen    No.  U7,"  and has a record of   235    eggs    in  twelve    months.      Another    western  '. hen, "Mollie    Wellington,"     coming  Mini*ni*4������ Tho Fins  she says, "and I suffered for thirteen j from  the "milder ~ciime~of    southern  months. j California,   appeared    in    the     New  "Backache, heart fiutterings, sciatica, neuralgia, nervousness, dizziness,  and failing memory were among my  symptoms.  "I took 12 boxes of Dodd's Kidney  Pills in all, and I can say for them  that they have done nae aii that was  claimed  for them."  If you have any of the symptoms  that troubled Mrs. Roger, ask your  neighbors if Dodd's Pills are not the  remedy you are looking for.  York City poultry show this winter  with a record of 325 eggs in twelve  months and 695 in two years and a  half.  -jfAmiiaR  Li ALT*  unun  Vll  BABY  Ships Are Trump  Secretary Daniels says ships will  win the war. Giiicra' Wood says  ships aud guns. Kenry Ford says  ships and coal. Secretary Houston  says ships and food. Evidently ships  are trumps in this game.���������St. Louis  Republic.  The winter season is a hard one on  the baby. He is more or less confined to stuffy, badly ventilated  rooms. It is so often stormv that the |  mother docs not get him out in the  fresh air as often as she should.  He  catches   colds   which  his  rael  little  system, iu������ Stomacu s.nc; cg*������vc;c gev  out of order and he becomes peevish  and cross. To guard against this the  mother should keep a box of Baby's  Own Tablets in the house They  regulate the stomach and bowels and  break up colds. They are sold by;  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine  B~r.-i-,,l04x       flnt  Asthma Cannot Last when the  greatest of all asthma specifics is  used. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma  Remedy assuredly deserves this ex- j  alted title. It has countless cures to "Middlings and Shorts" Same Thing  .its credit which other preparations Dealers who attempt to sell mid-  had failed to benefit. It brings help < dHugs at a higher price than that fix-  \to even the most severe cases and j ed by the foo<} controller for shorts  [brings the pattern to a conaiiion    or, are  rj0*at-ng   thc   law   and   rendering  ������he������3ka% SeH^EstfiBgaislsiag  OM^iii, DUU3  T/lff Matches With "No  AfisyrtlQUi *'  EDDY Is the only Canadian  winker <ai ihese matches, every  stick of which has been treated  I   with * chemical soiution which  positively   cnauret    the    match  ���������    becoming  dead wood   once   it  1    has  been  lighted    and    blown  Look for the -*ord������ "Chemically self-extlajruishing-" on 'he  box.  Women, Prepare  \  Have used MINARD'S LINIMENT for Croup; found nothing  equal to it; sure cure.  CHAS.   E.  SHARP,  Hawkshaw,  N.B...  Sept.  1st,  1905.  Price and Value  Thousands of women in Canada havo  tivertjomo tholr sufferings, and havo beon  cured of woman's ilia by Dr. Pierce'm There is No Nationai Gain   Unless  Favor-to Proscription.   Tula temperance *u    r*         t    c             j  medicine, though  started nearly  half a the Cr������P ls Exported  icontui-y  ago,  soils  moat  widoly  to-day. Canada's  field  crops, fqr  last  year  It  eau  now  bo  had  in   tablet  form  as ure valued at $1,144,636^0.  which  is  veil  ns  liquid,  and  ovory  woman  who $300,000,000   more   than   the   crop   of  (DUlTora  rrom   backache,  headache,  nerr- 1916.     That   is   the   price,   not      tho  ������uflneBB, should take this " Proscription" value.    TJie  number   of bushels    and  of  Dr.  Piorco's.    It   ia   prepared   from lon5 werc jess [n   [Q17  tn.in   *n   \g^  naturo'B roots und horbs rind does not. yilc  vvaCat crop, for  example, had  a  contain   a  particlo   of  alcohol   or  any filing   price   in   1917  of  $4.-"J,000,000,  narcotic.    It's not a Been* prescription or  $109,000,000   more   than   the     pre-  for its nigredionta aro minted on wrnp* vious yc;iri bl)t thc quamity was l30  l?r'^ S^?d 10o f0T- tr,'r  r!"rU,nK0T>t0������-]Rr- OOO.OOO   bushels   U-ps.     The   increased  V. M. Pi������rc������, Surreal luatituto, Buffalo, <-vahl0"   vi;,K>rieu   is   due   to   the   fuel  blessed relief. Surely suffering from  asthma is needless when a remedv  like this is so easily secured.  The Main Weapon  Foodl That is the desideratum of  the moment. Man lives by it; none  can exist without it. Napolr-on said  armies travel on their stomachs���������another way of saying the same thing���������  food is thc motive power of the living world. Without it war cennot be  waged. Unless the entente* allies  have it, thcy will be beaten s-nd Germany will win and will inflict upon  the world,' upon the no-!onge; isolated United States, her will, which is  despotism.���������San Francisco Journal of  Commerce.  "What's dc mcanln' of desc work-  less days?"  asked   Meandering  Mike.  "I dunuo," replied P'Odding Pete.  "I'm kind o' hopeful dat mebbc we've got dc government back of us at  last."���������Washington Star.  themselves liable to heavy penalties.  They may also lose their licenses tt  the practice is continued.    The   food  ?%* Ureai En&Li*h J?e������}<���������<-*&.  Tobm aad iavigerstes Cba who's  Mjvou* rvttam. &.avke������ new Blood  la <4d Veino. 4\srss - JServoua  V.rh(t(tj4.iJnxtjtJ mud Uraitk wrerrv. iji-^m-  ������tnev, hot* ttf Enerffy. Palpitation.������/ th*  'tart, fbiliiir fctmorv. Piio* SI per bos,  r IS. Ob������ -rill sltiu, Us will cur*. Bold t*:  ugxista or a>*iicd is pluln pkt. on re**Hr>t  3  ID ft#������#w������ iwHwt������iw������ Whi*    irmi������������jl'r ���������mimumij  -0 1 . * i BmKMiaa*    ������/���������     mmm^mtw^*m   ���������������������������     w������n*a*     fBa^i   +xr+m      ������������������V.m.i    i.v      ������"*l  controller states  that   under  authori-   smcT 4\'fit>p"mphfet mailed fret-THE ViOOO  ty of an order in council issued under   "~ ""  the adulteration act, thc department  of inland revenue had construed  "shorts" and "middlings" as being  the same product. The sale of middlings at a higher price than that  prescribed for shorts is therefore illegal.  ��������� n������ nan rni;iav.n numuuii rxxv .  TMBNSWPReMSHIIBMeDV. Hil.MalNA  liedia Fren M  iuipilai* Wilis  ���������rcAt tmcren. CURKft CM������0:UC WBaKMKSSn LOST VIC.OB  ��������� VIM. KIDNKV, BLAODBB, DISaVA&tS. BUOOO FOISOH.  ���������IL.BS. KlTHt������ NO. ORUQO������TS.������r MAIL tl. 'OST 4 CT*  (TOUOCRA CO. W. Bft������KUAM ������T. NEW VVIkM LVMft>N tSV'.i  BORONTO.    u/RtTS rOR FRSfi BOOK TO OR. Ut CUtKO  MKD.ca.iUvRKttroceHiKH/vUf'a-r/o. Lomdoii. en a.  VkVNKWDt>AOKB(TAST*t.������*MUrORMOl*    KAAV   TO  TAK*  Warts are disfigurements that dis-1 JH ������ tiAPlOH MWS'cum.  appear when treated with Holloway s ki vha-s t������*oi u������ati> word -tmkr-jmoh i������ o������  Corn  Cure ' ���������*������*������������������������ ������M������vv**'*1*r *J**������*i*au������jAU.a������*.Ltt������8#Aca3Ti3,  N. Y., or Brldgoburg, Out.  that thc .average price  vvas 6*1  cents  Hamilton, Ont.-  ���������'When I roachod tho ' per bushel higher. The yield of  critical period I was oats was about thc same in thc two  n nervous wreck an!   years,  but  the  gain  in   selling    price  was   $66,000,000.  There is no national gain iu this  unless the crop is exported. It does  not help thc grower that the wheat  he saves for seed is worth a dollar  a   bushel   more   than   the   seed   sown  (lilt:    vi:,u     Ix.Iuiv..       C.UludiUU^       UL, a  group gained by thc additional price  received for 150,000,000 bushels of  wheat or its products exported.  There ia also a considerable  tun-plus  ui othci giahi'i, and of m1 at and  dairy product;, which comes from  the  consumption  of  held crops.    Hut  _  tt _,   . the larger part of the additional $300-  I *,,. ..,i.;...������ nr  rM������n*<.'������ Fnvorit** Pre- \ 000,01)1) value of  t^anadiau  field  crops  ricrlptlon;  it wiih hoforo twiriai cwnts    t \ >*>   r.hai'guu   to   (....ui.uii.viui   Uitmscivi;;,,  Huftered with hot  llaalict, and d'\r,zj  a p e 11 a. ��������� Favorite  Proscription' relieved mo of all thcao  ailments and brought  11111   '.initial'II   i.ili.,   Il I -  ing tima Bafoly   T<'or  woniun    o f    middlo  ago thoro in no tonic  equul-to Dr. Piercft't*  *b'avorll������ Prescription, ;uul I never hcyl-  tat������ t������ rocommoiul it to my friondt*."���������  Mitt). Annie Soui.Ka, 41 ITohh St. N.  Stratford. Ont.���������"I vn������s greatly Vtcne  ��������� -       i    ��������� .      i. ' --  His Misfortune  Dear Old Lady���������My poor man!  Have  you  been   wounded?  Battered Warrior���������Oh, no, mum.  The  colonel's canary  kicked mc,  Minard's Liniment   Relieves   Neuralgia.  The Blind Soldier  Pimples on Back and Scalp*  Hair Came Out.  Healed  at Very Trifling Cost.  "I found red pimples cominf out ho  lew my right shoulder blade.  ��������� a.|  a ut; l������ilil-  tuul' becomn till run-down, vv;i:������ naum-au'd,  vory uorvoun and weak, and suffcrod with  Itacknohn. Wan not hi������'w t<> do anythiii)*  foi* throo monthn, wliou I began taking  *Fnvorito ProHuriptlou.' It noon gavo  Kiu, rnlinf Mini it wan not long wbcii I was  utronji* und healthy. * Pavorite l'refcrip-  tinn' wan ituntly a n;rtuii iuti}, iu un ai������*  I run (dnd to ronon'mond it."���������Matt, L.  h>.       U������ Cl|-< 1 1.1^,      \JX      +7.,.,7      - ., .  anil a conf.idcr.'ihlc i������ortion lo the  fanners who produced thorn.���������Van*  i-ouvi'.r   Province.  Hill���������Did you ever know :��������� jnnn to  have euoujtli room tn a lihepitu*: car  bet'ili   in   dtes.s  ;iud   uudi'u.i.ti*  ji;i 01,. >*.���������., a.., hrst'jcr. !-?r'- ������������������  contortionist,    and    that's where    hc  pies festered and then  spread on my back. This  had a burning itching (ecl-  infj. Then an eruption  ��������� ������roku out on my scalp in  a patch and hair came out.  "I used Cuticura Soap  and Ointment, and after I  had used two boxen of  Ointment with mice cuiic**  of  So;i|>   I   way healed."  (Signed) Geo. |. Jones, ICdmoiids, lirit-  ish'ColuialiiJi, July A, l'H7.  \     Cuticura   Soap   daily   and   Cuticura  Ointment occatsioniilly prevent plmplea  and othvr crujktinnn.     Nothini: l>ettcr.  t;'i>r Fsvi Cii-.uptc Kadi, t>y r.l;.SI ..d-  IloHtoii, If. S. A.*'     Sold everywhere.  CotLtwi *wjTiiLiiiwitw*wMira*i)iiii>wwrr ���������<rYmrY*,*a*i'"',*f**'ittM'ff'''^y ,t%  IZ&bs.  \- w  .au's     huspital." j    Kl  ic.r   tit-*   concert J     "^  One of the Minor Tragedies of the  Great War  The tragic story of a  young Australian   soldier   whose  boyhood    wish  had   always   been   to   "sec   linclaud,"  but who was blinded in battle aud i������  now spending his days in a home (or  , blind   soldiers   in   linglaud,   was   told  ! at  the   Stewart  hotel  by   thc   Austra-  1 lian. singer,   Eileen   Lloyd,  who  arrived   in   San   Francisco   from   hngland  en  route to  Sydney.  "1 was singing before thc blind  soldiers at St. Duustau's  the ninger told. "Af  one oi tne nurses asked mc ������o come  and .speak lo a young Australian  countryman of mine who had been  blinded at Viniy Ridge. The youngster, a mere boy of 22, told mc how  hc had always wished to sec fcaig-  laud. When he joined thc Australian expeditionary forces lit* thought  hin dream  would come true*.     But  tho  I   f r.%..,-,. r^vl      o*^      ������..1i*i-1*      I...     ������--i*1...I fa-^rn  Australia was diverted at sea by order:! of the admiralty and the troop-,  were landed at Marseille!). Franct.  The boy was sent to tin: front un-  mcdiatcly, and lost his cy>.sight  througli shrapnel in the hrst great  bat lb* in which hr partiripared. *fh������*n  he wa������ s"Ut M; I'lii^i.inu Willi other (  wounded men and housed iu uu iuau-1  tuti"n  for blind  soldiers." '  Americans Coming In  Thc fact that S00 American settlers crossed thc line in the month  of December���������the lightest month as  regards immieraiion in tin.* whole  year���������is an indication of what we  may expect and what wo may get  this  year.���������Saskatoon   Star.  "Germany will give up nothing,"  remarks old King Ludxvig of Bavaria, Ludwig may soon be surprised  to learn that Germany will gave up  her autocrats. Ludwig included.���������  Hamilton   Herald.  OPWr. <?Al> TrM*-" 'V&PV ������AMI������t ���������������  It you suffer from Pnelrftclip, Rheumn*  tium, linck Dustlicivoaitii, Urinary and  ftliiiidfT Trouble*, cr Swollen Joints,  vrriU  tOi  i������cc liMjiipic ui GLii   I'illa iu  ������'im������ ������������j������b������>i������������t tjt-ksg numI Ci������������*m������c������I Co,  oi C������������uul*, kL>rait������ttia 'loronto  nrrrr**���������.". ��������� '" "" *  IS  '������������������J  w.    u.  u.  110* cjbhsto:^ ���������������������  7 XV    ju>������a  Local and Personal  Collie : Pups For Sale���������$5 each.  Apply Victor Carr, Creston.  Goose Egos Fob Sale���������$1.50 per  setting.���������Mrs. W. S. Ryckman, Ores-  ton.  Heipbb Fob Sale���������Due   to freshen  in May.    Apply Mrs. Boffey, Oreston.  aiuOiu utuues iciv  on Thursday for  kb a00 a nHHtai  ICWII BC1SV* fall  wvu  *  SAWa���������Choice  Lilac  Bushes Fob  Japanese bushes,  50c.  Kemp, Ericksen.  Wanted���������A couple of young pigs,  also settidg hens, at once.���������Mrs. W.  S. Ryckman, Creston.  Mrs. Irving of Fernie is spending a  few days here this week, the guest of  her sister, Mrs. Mallandaine.  Mi*s. McMurtrie and Miss Dodd had  charge of this week's Red Cross tea,  at which the receipts were $3.65.  Milch Cow Fob Sale���������Will freshen  April 15th, heavy milker, "grade  Ayrshire.    Mrs. J,   Maxwell, Creston,  Eoos Fob Hatching���������White Leghorn and "White ^���������/���������wandotte es������g8s S|>1  per setting of 15.���������J. Compton, Creston.  Mrs. Coffey and   two   children   of  Nelson, were Easter week visitors in  Creston, guests of Mr.  and Mrs. Geo.  Johnson.  Cow   Fob  Sale���������One  Jerse^ cow,  Quiet 'milker,  ._.  Feb.   14th.     For    particulars  Review Office.  5-year   old  freshen ed  apply  Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson and children  left on Tuesday for Kitchener, where  they will spend the balance of the  week with friends.  Weatherman Henderson certifies  that the total snowfall for the winter  just past in this part of Creston Valley was a matter of 77������ inches.  Mrs. D. Speers and eb.il Iren of Cranbrook -were.guests of Mr. and Mrs. S.  "Ji^o.  \* v V*A      %JMJk%*  sir!  In "Mister Bob" o  i ---    t\M 0-%m*t,*\*\m+   w>irw\r\<*  The vital statistics for March show  the Creston Valley to have been f ayor-  jsd with five births, no deaths and one  marriage. The newcomers were three  girls and two boys.  Wcec"  QThe Red Cross treasurer this  acknowledges receipts as follows:  Tuesday tea, $3.55; Hnscroft. school  pupiis, SI.18; Erickson school pupils,  $1.65; and sundries $1.75.  \ WWW CTBBiBBE^'  Resin. 2 parts  Bdeswax, 1 par!  ;    tra or Aaeps- ������ psn  4T1. 1 .*,������ 'U-������������������J  OrOUU Suppi^ cm itfLm*.  at last year's prices.  s!oiiQn.g&  Phone 67  Bosk COi  CRESTON  Trail, where he is spending the Easter  vacation.  Eggs fob Hatching���������White Wy  andotte Eggs for Sale. $1 per sitting  F. vv. Ash, Creston.  Marguerite and Harry Benney are  spending the faster vacation with  relatives in Cranbrook.  Miss Laura Edmondson, who has  charge of the school at Kingsgate/, is  home for the -"diaster-week vacation.  Miss Ella Dow, teacher at Wardner,  is home for the Easter vacation, with  her parents. Mr. and Mrs. J. W. Dow.  Miss Hardman. teacher in the primary   room,   is  spending    the 4*6Jaster  vacation     with    Mrs.    A tt ridge     in  ������    - ��������� i  S3pOK&n0a |  Pete the Packer, who has wintered  at Ymir, was in town Wednesday,  en route to his ranch in the Summit  Creek section.  Herb Gobbett left on Saturday for  Lethhridge, Alta., and will spend the  next few months at farm work in  southern Alberta.  The total receipts from "Mr. Bob"  and the after dance were $131. A  good show in a good cause backed up  by Review publicity never fails to  get the business.  C. O. Rodgers was a week-end visitor at Spokane, returning on Monday.  Floyd's condition continues satisfactory, and his recovery is as rapid  as could be expected.  Miss Jennie Nichols, who is teaching  at Roosville, is home for the Easter  vacation. At the St. Patrick's dance  in that town she was awarded the  prize for the best waltzer,  Does the Lord fight on the side of  the Kaiser ?_ This question will be answered by Jfastor Wood at the eyen-  ing seryice in the Presbyterian church  on Sunday.    All are welcome.  Mrs. (Rev.) J. S. Mahood of Queens  Bay was an Easter visitor with Creston friedds, coming down for the  week-end and Monday concert with  the popular rector of Christ Church.  W. B. Muirs who has been in the  hills at Sirdar for the past few months  at work on some claims, after a week  or two in town, left on Monday for a  short stay at Washington state points.  The shareholders meeting of the  h Creston Park Association, Ltd., did  not materialize last Thursday night  on account of too few turning up to  make a quorum, and it was adjourned  for one week.  The Red Cross Society announces a  sock shower and tea for Saturday,  April 20th, in Speers Hail, with a  charge for tea of 15 cents, but those  bringing socks will not be required to  pay for refreshments.  A Oouoti*** Fair will be held in the  Parish Hall of Christ Church. Creston  during the afternoon and evening of  Friday, May24th. Afternoon tea and  numerous other attractions. Dancing  will conclude the prograipine.  Mrs. and Miss Gilie Gilpin, who  have been visicors at Renfrew and  other Ontario points, for the past  three months, returned to Creston on  Sunday. On their return they also  spent a few days at Winnipeg.  The Methodist Ladies' Aid sale of  cooking and sewing on Good Friday  afternoon was immensely successful,  the proceeds going over $40. and at  that the supply of baking was not  quite sufficient to meet   the demand**.  School opens for the midsummer  term on Moneay, with the Entrance  and High School exams, due for the  last week in .June. The March school'  attendance was 118, with the boys in  a minority of two, there being 58 of  j them to GO girls.  I  Made-to-Measure  SUITS  There iu Homr'thing in t.h������'  Rpriner air which creates a  denire to ������">������* w**ll dnwed. in  thin regard ina������������*-i.o.iiu*/iHiu������*  clothi'M itre wanted. But the  pric������* iiiiiHt hf right, um well  oh the style. Them* outHtaud-  ing Imalm��������������������� of Canadian Apparel Co. clothe**, which w������*  handle. And, in addition to  'wing pri������*.������'d right anil looking  up to dfttv, thi*y alf������> wear ;  ������lwt*> without, wciiv in   muix-i-  4. xx ...    ,       I,,        a     ,,,.,,     a V, ,.  sample. These and the pr'wes  will eonvincf. Might w i������Im<.  .mtggef-t n������>w-  Work Skirls, Dress Skirls  Marino and tlalbrlitan Underwear  Dress and Work Sotks  Work Ghves, Tint* Belts  fl4.4ri4.4r.    Ti**    Ifm4\70i  Ruhber and Linen Collar \  ��������� 1 "V 4..  iixiSOys,   I1M,V(   .,a,vj>.  Pert������!t ���������?���������>������*���������*.   Porke* Ft** Wattk**  ���������ItI WH   / /l=Z,rmi/lfIf//////!       f-  jr y������-ft������������l   /  \   v\uw  jSmmimmLUJmtom^Atmiimmtllitammi/'.l  ^mrtui 1 immr.04^r *~"* al  *���������" I ^ **!���������������#    |*.*,i Vral������iM>M*M aklt-tBa, ���������������������. 0mxi  m\mmu  ihiimrimruwMM  .Wi *������*.&*��������������� ^Bft     RE^tf^*^!^i^B������C?  ������J *5f tm t"Vjf"������i  W W   t^ ^ifc.jK W  tn  tJUfflBHW fttf     ^0*1***   Wsf W   IW ^tealr*  tU    ^jr^jH-'  I must confess that I anticipated being mildly bored by the  usual display of amateurhistrionic  talent, but was agreeably surprised to find that I was soon  enjoying myself. The play,  which is of considerable length,  was exceptionally well staged;  the costumes and make-up being  very good indeed, and the  characters well       sustained  throughout. There must be some  person in the town who has an  aptitude for training ivi the  dramatic act, for certainly these  you J-jg p50pi6 Esse! b6eii prepared  with considerable  diligence and  af-ftC-a *���������**>  *-,������*���������*. <rm  The butler, for instance, was  indeed an ornate figure, who  might have just stepped from a  court scene in the time of the  early Georges, so meticulous in  attire and suave in deportment  was he. .  The maid, with whom, at times,  he carries on a flirtation, acted  capitally-, throwing into her part  an unusual vivacity. Then,  again, Mr= Squires, who impersonated "Robert Brown," the  dandified and artless clerk, might  have been born that character.  The quiet but decided manner  of Miss Mawson as "Miss Robec-  ca," the aunt, carried her through  a by no means easy part with  dignity. The two young ladies,  "Katherine Sogers" the niece,  and "Marion Bryant," did very  well indeed���������the former's expression being particularly charming  and appropriate at times, while  the latter possesses a very clear  and well modulated voice.  The hero of  the  play,   Philip,  showed   plenty   of  energy, and  evidently prepared his lines well.  Altogether, I  was quite  pleased  with the presentation of the play,  but if I might make a suggestion,  it is contained in the word "Inflexion."     A little time spenjt in  the   cultivation   of   "change of  tone" in spe&kine adds materially to expression and is  essential  where the human voice is  an instrument of art.        Bystander.  Aeeordinn to the official returns  Creston Valley enjoyed a total snowfall for March of ?i inches, and rain to  the extent of just a trifle over 1J  inches. The warmest day of the  month was the 29th when the atmosphere heated up to 61. The coolest  was the 5th, when 13 above" zero was  recorded.  1m***?f*������^'������*  experience ana xncw'saRe of the  country admirably adapt him ������os? the  successful carrying out "of the work,  while his services as military representative on exemption tribunal  work have shown him to be fair but  fearless in seeing to it that all liable  to serve the empire must do so, ot*  show good cause for exemption,  J. A. MacDonald, proprietor of the  jatxi L&coory av x-teasona spenu TY���������(.n���������s-  day and Thursday in the Vaiiey, interviewing ranchers to secure a supply  of soft fruits and tomatoes for his  factory this season. > He is offering 7������  cents a pound for canning strawberries, 9 cents for black and 6 cents  for red currants, and $20 a ton for  tomatoes. He met with considerable  success in getting promises of surplus  soft fruits.'  VV ���������MCI/     HUUUUaJUSU'y     UUUOUIIUUCO   a,iaS  Valley record for March in the egg  j production line was established oy  the flock of Barred rocks which ThST  Review man boasts as a side line.  For the month the buneh of twelve  birds negotiated 289 eggs, or an  average of twenty-four eggs per bird  for the month. To those of our readers who have tlu ir subscriptions paid  in advance we will gladly give'*detailed  informations as to how the triek was  turned, with eggs at 50 cents part of  the time.  CARD OpT  > P n A Aft B^ tf*.  S"Sff-."'*"*r*i������  Pte. Jack Smith takes this means of  expressing his thanks .ind appreciation to the workers who gave their  labor and the use of their teams at the  clearing bee at his ranch on Wednesday. The large turnout of the Ian**  mediate neighbors was particularly  gratifying.  PKi-^g-11 irninni  A9������BBrtiABB  WI������WI>������*)I  charge of C.P.R  home last week on his  dOiviyEd  f BBRj|eiS  H������BS5    8 688  tror the Women's Institute on Friday next the ladies are asked to remember the book and magazine shower for the soldiers at Balfour.  With the exception of Kitchener  and Sirdar the 1918 canyass for the  Patriotic Fund is now completed in  the Valley. The .guarantees this year  total just under $1,000. For the  three months ending March 31st  Treasurer Bennett acknowledges receipts totalling $357.50.  About a third  of the local Indian  Kopulation were"'-sojourners with their  rethern at Cranbrook for the Easter  vacation, returning on Monday. Now  Lent is over and everything is in  order for a celebration the electien of  the new chief is expected to come off  in the very near future.  H. K. Oatway was a business visitor  at Cranbrook over the week-end, returning on Monday. Business men  there are keenly interested in Kootenay Flats reclamation, and freely  admit that with drainage completed,  Creston would be easily the best town  in B.'0. east of Kootenay Lake.  H. Christie, who came hero a couple  of years ago from Trout Lake, to take  the position of assistant in the P.  Burns butcher shop, ban resigned and  will likely go ranching if he can get  a mutable place in the Valluy. His  successor is A. E. Skinner, who arrived from Luthbridge on Monday.  Dan O'Neal, who has spent almost  the IuhL ten months at tho hospital at  Cranbrook, recoyeringfrom the effects  of a runaway accident, in which ho had  one of his legs badly crushed and  broken, arrived home on Satnrd:������.v.  Although able to get about fairly  readily it will be some sime yet before  he will be able to undertake work.  Guy Constable, who has been at tho  coast on board of trade work for ton  days, returned on Friday last. His  mission was entirely successful in  every ittHpoot. In presenting the  Creat War Veteran's land policy to  ii!hi KiVviii iiiaiciit fa*,.- c-mt.iclev'tiion Mr.  Constable acted an f-pokesman tor the  vet (Minis at. their unanimous request,  M. H. Middleton, provincial horticulturist,    Victoria,     in   expected   in  C.viitoia about tin*- middle of tin*  month, when a mass meeting will be  held to riauciihs irrigation of the Creston Valley.    An effort is  being made I  to have lijugiiiee.r liikei':; viuit precede |  .....        .1* .... ...    IAI������ I .,. t.������..%    I. \.������t->. ..ii  mutter could be the more inteligently I  laitieurMfd. !  heiipiti* the. IC.y'ter v.'es'k uc'tiv-.ti;'., ir.  ii'her cliieet John Ited Cross work wan  by 110 mean*, entirely forgotten. Tike  \v>*k M-irelnrv this we.-It ie|������ortH ie-  reiving live pairs of haml knit MoeKw  it pair I'lich I mm JVaetidaim-H i'liiilkmen,  Hheiwoiul,    |<*������������i ward.    Cook   aud  Mr-  ...   ��������� . ���������.      *        i ���������������,,.  ...... %....    ..*.������, ������.   .......   ...   ..f ,,>���������.......' .......  Mm. Ilottei-ill.    M1/1. Ebltntt and Mm.  V.'..t: ._.:,    ^.h.t.J.I       -i,      .:      :<:-:[i!y     nf  IlliltVl aiii   ioi   rn|,s.  Len Mawson, who has been at  Yahk, %-Sii latterly Marysville, in  section crews, was  way to Vancouver to report for military service.  Before leaving* Marysville he was  guest at a little sendoff gotten up by  the ladies' club of the town, who also  presented him with a supply of socks,  stationery and some other useful  articles of the sort. Owing to not being promptly relieved he, unfortunately, had but two days at home before  going on to report by April 2nd.  The 160 boxes of apples that Creston  Valley people contributed to the two  carloads that the B.C. Red Caoas sent  to the soldiers in France, reached  their destination safely, and were yery  highly appreciated. From an acknowledgement received by Miss  Lillian Cherrington last week the  fruit got to the troops on March 6th.  Speaking of this particular box the  recipient says that notwithstanding  the long trip and much handling only-  three of the apples were in poor shape.  These were Spitzenbergs, and "were  put up by Jas. "Cook.  The April meeting of Oreston Women's Institute will ne held on Friday  afternoon, April I2th, in Speers' Hall.  The two features will be an address  on "Conservation" by Mrs. McKowan  of Cranbrook, while Mrs. Thurston  will demonstrate how to make a hat.  There will be a book and magazine  shower for the soldiers at Balfour  sanitarium as well as a puzzle shower  for the soldiers in hospital. With all  the ladies who contemplate cvhibiting  in the fancv work class at this year's  fall fair please note that they must  join up with the institute before the  end of June.  10.30 A.M.  Sunday School and Organized  Bible Class  Our motto:    Bring another boy;  another girl.  A banner day is looked for.  11.15'A.M.  Preaching Service.   Subject, "God's  i     Providence  in   the  Fall  of a  Sparrow."  7.30 P. M  Evening Praise and  Sttbject/'Unlikely  in God's hands.  Preaching.  I U.4.X-7... w.r^7r.X 1.  The choir will render an anthem  and lead the congregation.  Familiar hymns.  Hearty Invitation extended to all.  REV. G. S. WOOD, Pabtnr.  gk*4  ��������� ata*-0*-*.  Announcement was made Monday  from headquarters that Capt. Forrester of Creston had been appointed snh-  in spec tar for Kootenay under the  Military Service Act, and will probably make his headquarters at Creston, "   His duties are to generally sup  erintend  the enforcement of  by the new Dominion militiary police  in bis territory, and assisting public  prosecutors wherever hecessary. The  authorities h.ive made the best possible choice for the post.    Cap's police  The Goat Mountain Waterworks  Company, Limited, of Creston, Jtf.C,  hereby give notice that a copy of tb������*  Revised Schedule   of   rates which  it-   , ������ .. t i iS-i --S   ���������-.  may  ���������jiin.iga; lur   natci  xxrxo uccu mem ill  the office of the Comptroller of Wat^i-  Rights at Victoria, and in the office of  the Water Recorder at Nelson, together with a   copy of  a   memorial  TU -     1^        t. m. ������        "ft X      ���������       X 4 **  WlliCll     IlHS ,    ueeia      Siiuuniiiicu     vir     ������|S  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,  1018, at ten o'clock in the forenoon, at  the Parliament Buildings, Victoria,  for hearing the application for ihe  approyal of the said revised schedule.  Any person affected by the schedule  may file an objection in writing with  the Board of Investigation, Parliament tiuiidings, Vietoria, or may  appear in person and be heard at the  said hearing.  Dated at Creston the 26th day of  March, 1918.  THE GOAT MOUNTAIN WATERWORKS, COMPANY. LiMiTEU.  MM-  We have a stock of  Rennie's, Steele-Briggs,  Ferrys-and MacKenzies  ���������all fresh goods for this  season's planting.  "Yellow GI������lbe?y Oaiion Setts  English Multipliers 25c. lb.  [\l���������m*m^lT-U0TmmA\  He-**   ���������'���������* v���������  Ibmhhu  MHI KlW-ttHHMMM  g$B?������J5 WWBhBbH-1?    W*H  c i rw!������i"arar*rj  Aim  ^HUjugai  !REBW������s������ww#wwiift(*������iii  ilw.U'.iil.'l''!.uuMiirm> ������������������  .;..'., ,-r;,:^^^r.,;l';:-rlyr,^:;.sr


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