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 A,  '-fc  4\hJdkmJ> J*x. *mm?2--%  s^  VOL. Xfl  CBESTON, B.C., FBIDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 1918  No. 30  Apples .  Chit This Week  ���������tsoy. '���������  Already this week the Union has  loaded out three carload lots of fruit,  largely apples, with some, plums and  pears, and a few crates of ���������* tomatoes.  The first of these  left  on Tuesday.  The Wednesday shinment was almost-  i_ *" '-���������* >*  wholly apples, unwrapped Wealthys  predominating. The car due out to-  '"day will be much the same sort, a  special selling effore having been made  to ship these orchard run on account  of some cf the ranchers being busy  haying and a none too plentiful supply of packers. The stuff, however, is  yery high-grade, as much as 90 per  cent, ones auu twos, and no culls  whatever.  The market's commissioner's latest  bulletin is uot quite so optimiftic as to  prices and especially emphasizes the  necessity of putting up choice stuff  right. While there is quite a healthy  demand for crated stock, there is a big  trade also for the better grades���������and  this class of customer is willing to pay  for good goods.  The Valley Bartlett pear crop while  heavy is not there with the same  quality as in former years and much  of it has had to be graded No. 2.  Flemish Beantys are coming along in  some quantity now and show a decidedly ' better appearauce than the  Bartletts.  Reports on plum shipments show  some improvement over 1917, when the  too-general tendency was to pick the  fruit too ripe, But at that perfection  has not been attained. Recently a  mixed car sent to Brandon, Man., in  whicn were plums that had stood in  the warehouse two days before shipping, the plums arriving in good condition. Later a car to Edmonton,  with a quantity of the same fruit that  had not been in the warehousa five  hours, arrived almost too soft to be  exposed for sale. This fault, however,  is not confined alone to Creston as  each market's commissioner's bulletin  tells much the same story of other  points.  Tomatoes have started to come this  week in normal quantities, and right  now the export of these from Erickson is well over 300 crates a day. This  showing maintained for the next  three or four weeks will see tomato  shipping for the year well up to early-  season estimates.  Market's commissioner Grant is also  complaining of the careless paek of  some of the tomatoes reaching Calgary. He* asserts that in many crates  green and ripe tomatoes come together. He also objects to wrapping tomatoes���������both as being wasteful as  .well us productive of decay and hurrying up of ripening.  In the vegetable line Mr. Grant ad-  yises that cucumbers are a drug on  the market, and that in most other  lines the homo gardens are fairly well  supplying the demand. On potatoes  he is very definite in observing that  spuds kept in B.C. until November  will bring a better price than those  sold now or In October*-.  something worth while doing all  the  time.  A special rate of fare and one-third  for the round trip is announced, good  going October 1st and good to return  up to the 4th. If you appreciate alive  agricultural exhibition with a good  list of special attraction don't miss the  Cranbrook ex. this year.  Fall Fair jPrke  Lists in Demand  fi  Miss R. B. O'Connor of Vancouver  arrived on Monday to take charge of  the Huscroft school, which opened -on  Tuesday with an attendance* of nine  pupils.  Miss Muriel Knott left on Thursday  for Victoria, where she will attend  Normal school until Christmas. She  is one of the graduates of Creston Superior School class of 1917.'  Birth���������On September 1st, to Mr.  and Mrs. *W. W. Caryer, a daughter.  Mesdames Heap, Martin, Hopwooa  and Sin-lister made up an Alice Siding  party that yisited Canyon the latter  part'of the week, and to show tangible appreciation of hospitality extended  her the former lady presented Mr.  Knott with the fine young porker she  won at the Red Cross raffle on Wednesday of last week.  The Red Cross Auxiliary outing at  the Reclamation Farm on Wednesday  afternoon was a decided success and  yery much enjoyed by all present,  which included quite a large number  from town. The Auxiliary ladies  cleaned up $21.85 on thesale of refreshments, etc., while the proceedsof the  raffle of the pig donated by D. G. Lyon went to-$29.  Messrs. "Wood, Hall, Huygens,  Wearmouth, Knott, and Btirns are-  ataougTihose who have secured baying rights on the flats, and with the  exception of the two latter are sow  busy haymaking. It is rather a' long  haul as they are almost a mile beyond  the ferry.  Mrs. Oschnett arrived on Sunday*  accompanied by her two children,  from Vancouver, and school opened  in good form on Tuesday, with about  35 scholars present. The toacher is  domiciled on the old Hickey ranch.  Messrs Wearmouth and Knott, the  local apiarists, have taken aw-iy the  first installment of the 1918 honey  yield, but report the output hardly as  extensive as a year ago.  Mrs. P. Lucier was a Valley visitor  the latter part of the week. She is  shipping the household effects to Lib-  b*', Mont-., where they are located at  present, though they contemplate  wintering in California.  xr a aeiuaiiu xot* prize lists is anything to go by, one is safe in saying  that things are shaping up well for the  Creston Valley fall fair on Sept. 28th.  The agricultural1, association is particularly fortunate in having the cooperation of the directors of the Women's Institute i^ handling the departments they nave taken over. The  ladies are most enthusiastic workers,  and there can be no doubt as to an excellent and extensiye exhibit in the  departments over Vjrhich they preside,  which are as follows: Plants and  flowers, Mrs. Downs. Cooking. Mrs.  G. Oartwright. Juvenile section, Mrs.  J. W. Hamiiton. /Needlework, Mrs.  Cook. Dairy - produce and canned  goods, Mrs. Cherrington.  In fruits and vegetables the splendid  line of sections in which awards will  be made shows the care Messrs. G.  Cartwright, Bevan. and Cook have  spent on this department and they are  manifesting the same interest in getting the ranchers to? go after the different prizes. These ������ame observations  will apply to the poultry section where  a big list of awards is shown in the  varieties of poultry most in eyidence  in the Valley.  Messrs. G. Johnson, W. V. Jackson,  and C. Blair have "certainly evolved  a tidy lot of awards! in livestock, and  with the quite generous prizes offered  it seems certain that exhibirion visitors will be treated to a show of cattle  and horses that- will surprise them  both as to quantity and quality.      , ,  At last Kaslo is again supplied with  provincial police protection. Constable Johnston of Vernon has been  sent there after a vacancy of three  months.  H, Weber, the Singer sewing machine agent at Grand Forks, has just  donated a new machine to the Red  Cross Society of that town for work  purposes.  A boys' gopher killing competition  at Grand Forks this spring and summer resulted in 467 of the pests being  destroyed by six youngsters. The  high score was 179.  Military police Arden of Fernie will  be tried this week on a chargeof taking $70 from some Italians   in   return  for whieh they were not to be  molested as military service evaders,  Fernie at present has neither a  Methodist or Presbyterian resident  parson, and if one of either of these  faiths die a sky pilot from some of the  neighboring towns has to be requisitioned to conduct the last sad rites.  iy  *JU  ���������a-e  About 1000 Tons  Erssksess  In addition  to being good hands *.,.L:.)<W .  ... .     ���������. .*    iA*     ..���������������������������''iifc-^:    [-sJ School re-opeued on Tuesday  compiling prize lists those in charge! j ������,-'���������  .    v.    V        ������-        Y��������� -t*.-- ��������� -af*.'*;-;/ Yf. ���������   the usual good attendance, Mr.Ei  of each department* are equally reh- =  able at seebagv^th^ dibits en, fche new tearfier;  *tr^^^^i^%ai be Staged. ������oast on Monday.  Tomatoes are moving in generous  quantities nowadays, the daily outgo  being in the neighborhood of 350  crates the past few days. The Staples  patch is good for about 200 of these.  Eric Craigie, who has been" working  at Bull River for a couple of months,  got back on Saturday to help out with  the apple harvest.  Miss Violet Dalton  of Trail was a  Monday to  Wednesday  yisitor with  nk^-V sister, Mrs. W. H. Hilton.  with  Edgett,  the new teacher,  arriving from the  to thevery best advantage, and that  the very best eare Will be given everything shown.  Go through the prize list to-night  and make a list of the stuff you have  to exhibit, and when fair week comes  be sure and have it all ready for entry  early. These are busy times, but a  little beforehand preparation will  simplify matters considerably.  -The tirg-wittfym^tirk SFm^Snu  Valley citizens who contemplate  talcing a few days oil for an out-of  town trip will do well to bear in  mind tho Cranbrook fall fair which is  scheduled for Wednesday and Thursday, Oct. 2nd. and 3rd.  Tiie fair protiioi,ein iiavu i/ii'ii^.-. lioa...  up for 1018 exhibition that will be well  worth seeing. Bonidew the uhow of  horuea, cattle, poultry, fruit, veget-  .lable-j, .aid .������... oyevflow exhibit iu the  ladies' net-Lion, an extra tine lot. ol  outdoor attractionH havo been booked.  Fou'mo.'.t of Lhc-jc   U; a   well-known  . >JHU..aUi;   ,1. 1,11.11,   IHUi   a. . I.   ..... ���������-..   i.l^lli.  in hiii flying machine both dayn of the  fair. There will be it good line of  home races, for which attractive pur-  Hen are offered, aud the management ban ulno been fortunate in securing a number of uide idiowii ot merit  iu t.lm Carnival City mm ".muhim-,".-,  ('jltliitlii Hhorvi: :���������- Midway j'ttrart'on  of merit >icldoni mcou iu the IJ.C iti-  (-.>*���������*-;���������)���������. Ill addition t<> thi" there -.a UI  lie sjkn I n 11|   nil    i,,n U,    Hiii"  School, rd-opcned on Tuesday in  charge of Principal Dewar, and about  20 scholars in attendance.  Mrs. N. Winlaw and children, who  were hero irom Nelson for a few days,  returned to that city tho early part of  the week.  Victor Johnnon of South Slocan was  a Wynndel visitor a couple of"days  this week, returning on Tuesday.  Mias L'mnell of Cranbrook, who has  been Mrs. Rosendalo't* guest, returned  home on Monday, Miss Kitty Rosen-  dale accompanying her.  Mrs. W. McKay of Cranbrook is  spending a couple of weeks at Wynndel, the guest of Miss V. Ratine  Mrs. Butterfield wiih. a |wcek-end  visitor with friends in Nelnon. Mr.  Bulierttcid was a Proctor yit-itor the  Sunday previous.  A dance in announced for Saturday  iiiglilnt, tile CaUlk 110U.--1', ut III-.- UM.'U  hour. Will thi* ladies please living ie-  freHhm"nt-M.    Gout a' 50 ccnta.  Monrad vVigen has been on the wick  this week, but iu now on the mend.  Dr. Henderson wan In attendance the  f. .*.'"���������'   i.ial-t   (>F I )\l.  a,a-/*j>V.  A hoot n dozen   crat.cn of toinatoeaa  day  are  going  out  at preuont, along  with a nun iiti-i ii'ili- ouutitil v of aiiolcu  ��������� ���������iiMu ni-' j ion i-.i-ai, \\uy i������vighl, uuyii.  After spending $1300 on repairs and  renovations the Nelson Baptist church  was re-opened on Sunday.  Rev. D. T. McOHntock, Presbyterian pastor at Nelson, has beou, offered  the pulpit of the new united church at  Fern'e.  Rossland and Trail will have manual training features to their schools  this term. One teacher will spend two  days a week in each town.  The Herald harse that if 10 miles of  now road was built onward from Bill  Meachin's cabin an area of excellent  wild hay lands could be got at.  Trail's alien population is declining  Two "years ago 150 Austrian and Ger-  mann were reporting to the police  each mouth. Now the li;;t in down to  53.  At Sanca Creek last week two Nelson fishermen claim to havo caught 7.r>  rainbow trout in a day and evening's  fiNhhig. Tho catch averaged 14 pounds  each. .  The Minei is delighted to point ont  that all tho Rosslaiid girls who graduated this term at the Normal school  have necured schools to teach thin  term.  Owing to coke prie.'M and freight  troubles the big Granby Hiiieltei* at  Grand Forks in closed down, though  only temporarily it ih confidently ex-  pi i,l iu,  \ ariety in the spice of religion at  Ho'Hlim.l. Tho last couple of Sundays  the Salvation Army captain ban been  taking thc tiervlce in the United  Church.  Tux-. I'Yvi.t.- VYa'c Vfrr.r. heav'i Hi"I  tho Internment camp al,  Mnrrit-mcy   in  *��������� * , a  I.O 1)1* ������'l    .III ii.       a.a..a a<*.        aa.v a  .....  maud of a company of relumed   sold*  i< i.. ..ml urtloerM.  Mr. and Mrs.  H.   Brownrigg,-- who  l-.x.-r.    Ixrx^xx    S~x    Ax r.���������~il Y"."#       -Y-ifY.,���������'i "AJ TST-V>'  iia*,vicr  ucci| xxi -Miin.1 ^o ua    ������*. Jail.''.!'* ast.   vv -���������������  eliffe, for almost a year past, arrived  back this week, and have taken over  their ranch, which G. Leadbeater was  looking after.  Miss Ruth Klingensmith left the latter part of the week for Blairmore,  Alta., for a short holiday there where  her father is workidg.  Alex.Duperry was a visitor at Bonners Ferry a couple of days last week,  making the trip by auto and returning on Saturday.  A. Pendry is here from Trail for a  few weeks, helping with the fruit gathering on the F. Putnam ranch.  Frost touchss are reported at some  points in the Valley on Tuesday morning, but so far we can hear of no dam-  ��������� S^v: aai'i'u.  There were sounds of revelry by  night in the vicinity of the bridge on  Labor Day when about a dozen of the  local young folk aud a few from town  finished off the holiday with a mulligan and pertinent amusements, at ail  of which an  enjoyable time was had.  SSB-t&at0  W. II. Morris returned a few days  ago from a short vacation which he  spent with friends at. Trail, Nelson  and Cranbrook. While at the latter  city he was motored out to Prtmier  Lake, which for excellent senery and  fishing is unequalled in B.C.  Mr. and Mrs. Loasby, who left early  in   August   for a   visit   with   eastern  returned   on   Thu"Vi-  Canada friends,  day la at.  Mrs .Tones of Kuskimnok was a vis-  itor here the latter part of the week  Mr. and Mra. Bysouth returning with  Another week of perfect weather  has been provided the haymakers on  the flats" and, needless to say, the  same has been taken the fullest advantage of by these interested to the  extent that it is now estimated that  by the end of the wqek almost 1000  tons of hay will be safely harvested.  Every soi*t of haying appliance is  in evidence, from the humble acythe  to the best in the loading line, and  with quite a large number cf outfits  hard at it, with three and four meu to  the gang usually, if the weather holds  just a little longer there can be no  doubt that at least the 2500 tons of  hay and rushes needee for the whites'  use will be put up iu good shape.  In determining the quantity of feed  that will be needed in the Valley this  will be figured out on the quantity  of live stock showu in the census the  Institute has taken, and special care  will be taken that the quantity of  horse and cattle hay alotted each rancher will be in enact- Dronortion to th**  number of animals of each class that  he owns, with the usual allowance to  those who require it for mulching  purposes.  Exactly the samt   policy   is   being  put into effect with the Indians.   Indian constable Fred Ryckman   arrived  on Wednesday, and is now   making a  census of the Indian horses and cattle.  An arrangement has been made with  the  Indians that  they turn   over to  the Institute any surplus of hay   they  may have.that has been cut on gaver-  nuient-owened   lands,   while    should  the Indians fail to put up enough hay  the Institute in turn agrees   to   make  gpod^iiiy such deficitprovided the In-  stitute^has'Ai; .'surplus   to  dispose   of.  The census of the-Ind ian animals- and  the ���������*aantity. of feiedVthejrjmt up   will  enable the Institute to determine just-  about what quantity of feed the   Indians may.be calling upon them for.  While the sale of   the   surplus   hay  will be taken eare of by the Institute,  it will be necessary to get   permission  from the lands department before any  sales can be made.    J. W. Smith, the  lands department   inspector,   is   still  here watching  proceedings,   but with  all tlie details-, worked out   it is   likely  he will be leaving in a few  days*   His  arrival here to handle the government  end of   the   transaction   has    proven  moat    timely.    Official    intervention  secured for the whites   a   tremendous  area of hay west of the Kootenay River,   without   which   it   is   extremely  doubtful if the required 2500   tons   of  feed could have been secured.  In other directions, too, he has been  of great assistauce in completing the  deal the Institute has made with the  department, as well as lending a hand  in the conferences with the Indians.  Previous experience in mutters of  this kind made him right at home in  shaping up a policv of how to handle  the proposition from the Institute  side, while as government representative- he fheerfnllv conceded everything in the best interestf ������������f co-operative effort of this sort.  Ah area of almost KXK) nci-os  been set apart, for pasture land  stock running at large in future  be confined to this between high  eratid until after haying.  The first of the outside outfits t<������  lend a hand at taking the crop off will  arrive to-day from the west. The Institute is in touch with others which  -.a-,, j-,,...,..,-,.,! to etiine on   short,   not ire  if their services are required.  has  and  will  wat-  <*.-.  .1..  l-IUll  a   vacation,  is  !    h.>!*.'..iv \\ il !i  Rev. ,1. 8- Mahood of Queens Bay  was here for English Church service  on Wednesday night., and was favoi-  ed with the usual K������mii tuinoui.  I'jinest ���������Snaii.iin of Calg...*y spout-  most of liint Wa-.'k hait'-i", v������':tit ..������!-.-..  Seaman and children.  We arc certainly in for an early win  tei*.    Mayor   Daily   raporis   seeion   a.  hear the lore part, oi last week, ami iv-  a'.all!; a niistil.ir incident   that    preei'ded  tin* hard winter of HUM.  steady going    without  . spt'4wiio>'     .1   "A eil-a'.al IH'I  Nelson and Cranbrook frieiwlH.  ISrncsl MeCube. who has    been    tak  im* treatment at thc   Cranhiosk    hos-  > pitul foi smile weeks past,    nun mil u  few days  ago.    and    is    gelling   .I'.ong  nie.'lv.  Creston   callers   this    week    ine  S.on Itvr-otith and Jim I'ascu/./.o.  ii<!<  W.  II.  Morris ban accepted th<  point i.i.ui .of   local    si'crctuiy   ol  .lack   MeOiui mio,    .u'..������     "ia.     w  's.laV    lY    ll'Hl      . >f  f.lli.td.l,   .ilivl    i  ing with gratifying success   in  I .������ ^   | i .x   ......   . ���������      ���������    -     . ���������-'      * ��������� . ......    .  ap  tile  im-et-  ii������ oll-  %M  i'lTUn-tMtijit'ttMBI 'l-a'!^]")!*! wmilij'^Vi iimi i iiiMfi iiVYrin'im nr i-;i*rnf" rrrv - -:- - * L,"i '-'���������!" i'''!  "     - ���������-���������������������������"^���������iWtmtolWVtmf*'  mm'  mx������x~1������$&  rsmm-wamm SHE     REVIEW,     GRESTOtf,     ��*
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MUST  SHOW  ENEMY  THAT  WAR DOES  NOT  PAY
The Real Objective of the Allies is the Liberation o�� the World,
And to Show the German Nation that Justice k
Stronger than Tyranny
Mr. Bonar Law, speaking to a
group of parliamentarians and commercial men in London, has expressed the belief that "the fateful hour
of this war is upon us, and if in another three months our - enemies
have won no strategic object, then
their campaign will have failed."
But, while the chancellor of the
exchequer believes that victory for
the enemy will no longer be a possibility if the allies pass through
th�� coming storm without the loss
of Paris or the Channel ports���for
that is what he means by a strategic
object���he sees no immediate hope
of peace. It is not enough to convince the German war lords that
they cannot defeat the allied nations.
They and the German people must
be shown that justice is stronger
than tyranny, that civilization is
more powerful than barbarism. "It
will be fatal to the world and fatal
to the Germans themselves," he says,
"if they are not taught the lesson
ihat war does not pay."
That phrase sums up the situation
in its essential features. Prussia has
been able in thc past to make    war
Prisoners are Recaptured
Res-
Australians and U. 8. Troop
cued "Cvlw Taken by the
Germans
In a German counter-attack against
positions taken by the Australians
and Americans around Hamel, two
Americans and five Australians were
captured by the enemy.
Volunteers were called for and.the
American party brought back the
captured men and a German officer
while 12 Australians brought the
number of German prisoners to -fifty.
The story of this incident, as told
by an American officer who took part
in  thc righting, follows:
"The Bosches did not bother us
until Thursday night when they
made their counter-attack which was
repulsed. They did succeed in the
first rush, however, in getting hold of
two Americ?>ns and five     Australians
Why Russia Collapsed
The L,es3on for the    United    States
6nd  Canada Is  Obvious
Many political thinkers argUe that
the Russian revolution is the logical
result of forces  which have  been  at
work for  generations.    They say its
roots go down    deep    into    history.
.This  "Tiighbrow"  theory 13   exploded
by & Cincinnati philosopher,    Joseph
Debar, president of thc National Association of Distillers and Wholesale
Dealers.      He traces the    revolution
I and all the miseries in its train to tho
comparatively recent   prohibition    Or
vodka.   The anti-vodka edict, he  ascribes  to ''the  preacher-ridden-crossroads  newspapers    of      the    United
States,  bosBed and owned    by     the
Anti-saloon League."    According   to
Mr-  Debar* s  chain  of  thought these,
backwoods "presslings,"  taking" their
cue from the Anti-saloon League, dilated on the abolition of vodka as the
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LENINE  IS  BRANDED  AS A PAID GERMAN AGENT
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Gratitude of King George
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panacea for all Russia's ills, and
"blathered against the Romanofis"
until Trotsky and thc other Russian
adventurers in exile, who studied thc
United States press closely, believed
their country was ready tor an upheaval, and returned and brought it
about. The way had been prepared
for them, of course, by the# prohibition of vodka drinking1, which destroyed the czar's hold on his people. Mr. Debar utters this piercing
cry:
"The Russian army is disbanded
and the kaiser's forces are no longer
needed on the Russian front.
"They are at this hour being used
to massacre our boys and our allies
whom  they carried back.      We   hn-i^-  ���zz    ���,T~-j.,���    .l^���u     tr,
mediately called for volunteers to go U^Qm Ypres to    Verdun-thanks     to
out  after  these   captured  lads,     and Ith? Anti-saloon League and Us press
Mr-J. The wars against Denmark in
1864, Austria in 1866, and France in
1870 were all factors of importance
in the making of modern Germany.
If the tremendous "loot" of the Russian campaigns of the past three
years can be retained this war also
will be regarded as having "paid,"
even though in it Germany has invested the lives of two and a half
millions of her people. The one hope
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man war lords of this loot, so that
militarism may have no opportunity
of setting the conquests of German
arms against'the blood and misery of
the world "war.
There  are  already  public  men    in
Germany who recognize    the    truth
and who are striving to destroy military  domination.      On  Thursday  in
the Reichstag, while the treaty which
reduces  Roumania to  a  position     oi
economic  slavery was  under consideration, Dr.  Cohen, an    Independent
Socialist, declared that "this treaty is
nothing but  bartering  for  petroleum
and railways.    The treaty is nothing
but   disguised,   perhaps    undisguised,
robbery."    When called to  order he
declared his  belief that "unless  militarism  is  overcome we   cannot     obtain a lasting peace."
That is the real objective of the
allies, the thing for which they are
determined to continue the terrible
struggle. The issue is something far
different from "petroleum, and railways." It is nothing less than the
liberty of the world. Lloyd George
declared the purpose of the allied
nation-? when, after reviewing American troop? in France. he said:
"What are we her for? Not because
wc covet a single yard of German
soil. Not because we desire to dispossess Germany of her inheritance.
Not because we desire to deprive
the fi-Trnan people of their legitimate rights. Wc* are fighting for
the great principles laid down by
PreYcY-nt   Wilson.
all our men at once began yelling1 for
the chance. ' Corp. Raymond Powell
was first put up, and he was given a
squad of men for the work.
The guns laid down a heavy barrage, but the corporal led nis chaps
straight through the fierce fire, and
charged, hot foot after the retreating enemy. The Germans retired to
a strong point, but the volunteers
went in after them.
Our two boys were retaken along
with the five Australians, and the
corporal and his party aiso captured
a Bcsche officer. In the meantime,
the 12 Australians had circled around
aud joined the American party with
the result that 50 German prisoners
were brought back.
That night a Bosche sniper caused
a lot of trouble from a nest in the
front line, and one of my men went
out across 'No Man's Land' alone
after him. The Yankee got him, and
left  him   dead   on  the  field.
"I want to say here," the officer
added, "that those Australians are
magnificent fighters. We have been
learning the  game from  them.    Our
feflows watched the veterans closly,
and it was a case of imitation without a second lesson."
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I am delighted
���r. '.h'-.-*-* in on here ncai
the greatest battle the
ever, known. We stand
crer-.t American said, 'at
���.,  righting  for ihe   Lord'"
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Left to Carry On
A Glimpse of the    Hazardous Work
of the Boys at'the Front
wounded officer describes a fearsome
situation in which he was placed
when the company commander was
shot dead and he was left alone with
twenty-five men.
"With sixty men we arrived at
our point," hc writes, "and prepared
to attack thc Bodies somewhere in
front of us���no one knew where���
but it was reported that they were
in small numbers with machine
guns, and it was our Job to ascertain thc nature of their trench, possible numbers, position of machine
^uns. and, if only small parties, to
chive them out. Our company commander hounded across a few yards
and  I  gave the signal to  the remain-
i der,    whereupon  ���   and    myself
I jumped  across, our men  following in
! splendid order.  Some, of course, only
! got   their   heads   above   the     parapet,
; while  you   could    hear     the     bullets
i whistling  past  your ears  and    going
home   into   some   man     behind      you
| with  a   sickening  thud.
!     "Not   a   man   wavered. "" The   fallen
'���'���'������-   T-r'iru   l".   l1""       a,-l'!.iv   where   they   were,  while   the    re-
''"   d'-:.'*-;.:iiiati..n   ....   buy | luajm*,.,.  SWcpt       over     the      ground
Y,!,;.,!   r,i   rrusm-'   '���"���'", ,>,,,,,  one  shell  hole, to another. Then
,-,ver   th"   I  inted   ���"���������������'���Sih-.i-i-ad     us     started  a     long  line    of
J;,,,,,. r,r  !,,,,.  0r  a  llM,sY"rfY bursting   shells,   so  with   that   behind
.;., ..;;,! il..' '..--ehe. ::i front we. had to
.-,t< 11�� \<. here we were. The company
eomtiiandi'i- was now shot dead, so f
iv;i< left with the remaining men,
:���!..-.ui.    1-,w-it v-five."   .
The  Right  Kind of King
kiiic;   George   is   havinp;   his   e.xperi-
!n�����������:   ih'se   days.        One   day   eating
,ii I<'.", hrat  pancake-   and   maple syrup
!    ai:   A mc ri.-,in   officers'      mess,   anil
being   l.*11-..-; 1 i-t    how   to   pitch
ii pavtaion     for      ihe
influence.
"The people of the United States
arc suffering today from their latest
dose of preacher-control of the country press.
"We are reaping the fruit of
Bryan's Anti-saloon League pacifist
efforts.
"The lesson is a bitter and an expensive one in blood and treasure.
"But history records no other outcome when a people allows itself to
be shackled with the manacles of
clerical and fanatical domination."
The  lesson   for  the  United   States
and Canada is obvious.    If the abolition of vodka brought about the collapse of Russia, what will "the prohibition of whiskey not do    to    these
western   democracies?      Mr.    Debar
does   not  ask  this   question  directly,
but he leaves  his  fearful  suggestion
in  the public mind, to      work    and
spread.     Only   a   sense     of  patriotic
duty could have prompted the president of the National Association    of
Distillers to warn his countrymen of
their impending fate, at the risk    of
being1 accused of -talking shop. If the
United States wants to win the war
it must drink more whiskey, or Mr.
Dehar's diagnosis    of    the    Russian
revolution    is    all    wrong.���Toronto
Globe.
American Wheat Crop
On the occasion of the 25th anniversary of his marriage, King George
replying to the address of the Lord
Mayor cf London at Guildhall* said:
"I am greatly touched by the kind
references to the happiness of our
married life���a happiness which __ has
been much increased by the unfailing
sympathy and affection of our people. We acknowledge with gratitude
the blessing bestowed during these
years. _
"This anniversary falls at a time
when the shadow of war lies heavy
on the land, and when the very existence of the empire is assailed .by
unscrupulous foes. In this time of
trial it is our honest desire to share
the sorrows of the people and to alleviate their sufferings.
"While our hearts are heavy at
the thought of the bereavement and
distress which have befallen the nation, we have seen with joyful gratitude the whole-hearted response t o
the call of duty throughout the empire. Here in the presence of representatives of the Dominions, the
colonies and the Indian empire, I
warmly acclaim the noble self-sacrificing spirit with which our brothers
across the seas have given their best
in the united defence of liberty and
right.
"From visits I have made to    the
There    has been  smuggled  out of
Russia by    Mr. Bernstein, a   correspondent of the New York Herald, a
copy of the Russky Viedomosti containing a letter    by Boris  Savinkofif,
who    was    minister    of war in    thc
Kerensky administration.   This paper
was  suppressed    by    the   Bolshevik!
government as  punishment    for   the
publication   of   this     letter.        Savin-
kofr's   letter,  under   the     challenging
title, "What Have They Done to My
Russia," was in part, in these terms;
"We    arc   vibrating with    indignation  at  the Bolsheviki  decrees    and.
their    ignominious   peace.      We  feel
ourselves humiliated     and   disgraced.
We    are    mercilessly    handed    over
"Kamerad" to anyone.    Nevertheless
we are doing nothing, because we do
not    even    venture    to say, "God be
praised, it was not we but our neighbor who was shot.' Yet we shall never forget that. Lenin, Nathanson and
company arrived in  Russia via  Berlin. The German government  helped
them. The gift demands a gift in return.    Lenin  and  his ^satellites   have
repaid    Germany    handsomely,    first
through the subsidized journal Prav-
da, next by the naked front, then by
Brest-Litovsk,  and finally by an  incredible peace.
_ "What have they done with my
Russia? it is necessary to be a fanatic or a paid agent to be able seriously to maintain that the international proletariat would help us.
Only criminals and lunatics could
base a political computation -upon
such  support when  Lenin    and    his
sailors  in  the fleets  and to  the  sol- __
cuers in tne armies,    jl nave ui-uu&i.*-. j-r^**-*" ~niireiy destroyed iius
���*---���-             * *���    -j���:���..:���i sia s  former means and power. The
Germans lifted the mailed fist, and
back    an ever-increasing    admiration
for the    spirit    which    pervades    all
ranks and for
 I..!.! rx~.A
IC9U1UIIUU      ctaavj.
Lenine instantly gave way but -others
Shortage of Horses Com in
The   Greatest   Acreage   Ever   Sown
to Wheat Is Officially
Reported
Reports from the United Slates
wheat belt are encouraging. This
year's crop is estimated to be 50%
larger than last year. The greatest
acreage ever sown to wheat is officially reported and by the June estimates thc crop will reach 950,000,000
bushels as compared with the record
crop of 1,025,000,000 bushels in 1915.
The total wheat area to be harvested this year is 58,881,000 acres, an
increase of 12,000,000 over thc preceding year, compared to the average for the five-year period preceding the war of 48,953,000. The other
grains also show a big increase. Despite the big harvest, thc food administration of the United States is urging conservation to the greatest possible degree as ever** bushel will be
needed lo save allied Europe from
[amine.
Farmers   are  Buying   Horses   Instead
cf   Raising   Them
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A Curious Audience in China
cheerfulness in all circumstances.
"No words can express the_ debt
we owe the navy, which, with unsleeping watchfulness and through
every kind of duty and danger, has
protected our shores and kept open
for us and our allies the highways
of the sea.
"When we think of the great fighting, services let us remember, too,
the unflinching gallantry and determination of the men of the merchant
service who refused to be dismayed
by a terrorism hitherto unknown in
naval warfare.and the courage of the
mine sweepers, trawlers and fleet of
auxiliary ships which have performed without ceasing their perilous
tasks.
"The conditions ai home also give
cause for pride arid thankfulness. We
have seen ready acceptance by all
classes, men and women alike, of the
burdens which the war has brought,
courage in time o? crisis, calmness
and self-possession, when by air attacks the enemy sought to terrify
the non-combatant population of
this great city, and at all times with
unfaltering determination to persevere to the end in the maintenance
of the righteous cause.
"I recall in particular the efforts so
successfully made in which the city
of London played a part to uphold
and enhance the financial credit of
the country and raise the vast sums
needed for thc prosecution of the
war.
"Especially have I bech struck, on
visits to the industrial districts, by
the evidence of a spirit of mutual
concession animating employees and
workers with regard to the matters
affecting individual interests and a
readiness to sink differences that the
essential work of thc country should
be carried ou."
commenced howling about the
necessity to defend the Fatherland,
not only my Russia, but the newiy-
inyented Fatherland. Who can believe the men who destroyed ihe
army and declared that the idea of
Fatherland is a prejudice?? Who can
believe that they would defend Russia? They are impotent. Nor do I
believe that they are sincere. The
Soviet admitted that the declaration
of Lenine was right that we Russians
ought to put up with the loss of
Finland, Esthonia, Livonia,^ Cour-
iand, White Russia, Lithuania, Ukraine, and* part of the Caucasus districts. The rights of Russia exist no
longer.   __
"The .Bolshevists have served Germany and serve Germany still. Itis
no secret that Russia is covered with
a net of German  organizations, _and
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Athletes  Were  Instructed  to    Keep
Their Hands Flat on Table
Yuan Shi Kai, thc prcsidcent-dicta-
lor  of China, was  greatly interested
in   the  modern   athletic  meet   held  at
Shanghai,     lie.  not  only    gave      the
decathlon   trophy,  a     beautiful     live-
foot replica of the Ten Widows' Arch
in     I'eVin,     but    provided     financial
hacking   I'or   lhc   games   ami   granted
an audience   lo   the  visiting  athletes.
This audience, by the way, was rather unique,  for behind  each  one. stood
a big  Manclitiriaii soldier armed with
a long knife.    Yuan  Shi Kai sat. fae-
iii|>   the   athletes,   who   were   instructed   lo  keep   their  hands   Hat  on      lhc
table, palms  down, while, listening to
the   creal   man.     The.   ruler  delighted
lo  do  hoiiui'   to   these   guests,  hut   he.
To Kill Doctrine of Might
was   lalcine   no  chances
lion.     World's   Work.
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.\   member   ol   ihe   Toronto      lligli-
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AuMr-ih.m  Sheep I |,jl(,   ,,f   ...,,,,,.  cvploits  of a     ballalinn
the l.iic'i 11 Hit ir, | ul the I'laek Watch. In Ihe course
- - ''t tiiiniit ',t;ii iiiji ian j ut the li.il lalion's exploration of
1'*, the ti.i.il mini- i m wlv -won ground at Maitinpnieh,
t'.M: mi. in !\'< '.���.' the m<ii came i.pon a dugout in
li.tal. d'.,\'.">.7Ml\vddA\ e. eie :.lured :;.Mue 80 Or9()
('���mii un ii.i |.im i .nil , iii <n (in.in .ulilie. ,'l' 'loll-ill-',
i ������!'     .'/���;'",')'"�� ! ,- !Y !���   I....1   .���..v.uly  bee i;   won*.;      and
War Until That Doctrine Has   Beenj
Beaten to the Ground
Austen Chamberlain, former secretary of slate tor India, speaking at
a meeting of the Victoria League, at
London, said the imperial war cabinet was the creation of the war,
arising out ol" its necessities. He
was confident it would never be allowed to drop.    -
To sit on such a body was a liberal political education. If anything
were needed lo stir ihe people. to
sterner resolve, i) would be found in
lue. speech ��>l von Kiulilui.inii. A
German peace resolution was one
thing, but a German peace, quite different.
"Might made right, and where,
there wa:> no might liuac v\.i;> iiu
right," he asserted. lUitaiu would remain at war until that doctrine has
been beaten to the ground.
tiiat tiie Knssiatis who are "wishing-
for the restoration of the monarchy
are working hand in hand with the
Germans. It 13 no secret that many
Russians dream of the day on which
the Germans will enter Petrograd
and German policemen appear in the
Nevsky Prospckt. Thcy prefer the
devil himself to the Bolshevists.
What have thcy done with my Russia?
"The  Bolshevists  are  our  national
misfortune, but Russia  must be saved, not by our enemies, not by German bayonets, but by ourselves. We
Russians  must again be  masters    of
Russia.   It must  never be said   that .
wc are weak without thc imperial assistance of William and are unable to
organize a state.    It was not to reach
this   goal  that we   sacrificed  streams
of  Russian  blood  throughout     three
years, nor was it in order  to  follow
the program of the Bolshevists or lo
stretch  out  our  hands   towards     the
enemy.        As  sure  as  it  is    treason
against  Russia to  compromise    with
thc Bolshevists, so sure is the agreement with Germany under which wc
arc now living worse treason against
Russia.    Wc must  not    forget     that
the  Russian   nation     does     not    die.
Sooner or later it will dawn upon the
people   of  Russia   what     my     Rusna
ought   to   be,   and   the   treason     will
never be pardoned.    It is an  aberration   lo ludieve. that Nicholas will be
able  to  return.     But when  will    my
Russia   stand   forth     again     vigorous
and free?    I only know one thing.
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nii/iiur  by   taking   th��     < lothing     and
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Alberta Beats Ontario
Ibe.  sixteen-year-old  son  of
Davidson,     of    Alrdric,    Alta
knocked   the   tar  out of   the   18-year-
old  Onlaiio boy,  who ploughed, harrowed and sowed lwenly~Ptvc acres in
die day.    Thi:; lad \va:i not
tho   Albi'-rl a  boy,   who p"ou*.',bi-(i, bar-
rowed, and sowed one hundred    and
iwaiiiv acrci iu a da*,*.    These,   boy-;.
who arc loo young to light, are :;ec-
i im."    io   it   III,at   (lie.   '.ohlier     iiutci       iu
' J."r.'iUCf  vre not ^niiv;  to  **���.-,  hungry,
U. S. Wool Production
The. wool- production of tho United Slates is inadequate to equip 2,-
000,000 rohliei-c in Franee and elolh.-
thcni for "twelve months' even if it
were all suitable for military use
says the Breeders' Gazette. Tlie wool
produced in America supplies only
f*0 per" cent, of the amount u<-ed
by woolen mills in peace times. Tlie
American standard of equipping soldiers and sailors and clothing them
foi   one  yc.u1   demands   a   wool     pro
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man in war service
Il  Is   Ihr.  opinion   of  Ihe   rifle      instructor at Forth Worth, Texas, that
grey-eyed  men     arc  the best    shots,
gray-blue   coming    next,    blue   lliird,
il v;:t!:', ha.'.;;!  fourth, brown fifth, and    black
r.i V ill.        lie    s.iiil      that    IciiiiiIn       show
that soldiers whose, -pyca ucst light
blown to black cannot iJioot with ::c -
ciliaev   at   a  distance  more   than   'MM
van!.! ami x.l VAHi vanl-i  mb,"  l-v*  >>,���������-
[;A "������!tr.r*-rthrr.
!*i,f��lfk3��,JTf���� '   yvtlf'irSKs *a*^Tn*rt r ri.iny /N-n.������������Mmjik--.-r      mmmmmmrmmmmms}  mmmisimMttimmimi  (bJII^^-'^-^^PlaW r-lCiWPIrTW  ������������ii Look M  enough whea your  KIIOW  r AWCmrDil ^A^r !8 **��������� ^jwwflta*; then you  WIW & Mill S VJtl  Degiss so   seel mean aii over."  Your skin soon gets the bad news, it  grows dull, yellow-, muddy and 5**a*-  aismiy.  Violssat purgatived are mot ���������^hst yes  need���������just the gentle help of this old-  tbuue   StaaudaMu    ivulcdy.  Small Pill,  Small Dose, Small Prfss.  Genuine ~  bears  aleaatum  Horsepower of Windmills  Cartel  ifTLg  SVER  0 "������������' ���������  ease a -a  rii.i.������i  ���������^ Blood te the reason for  g^AR. 1 ER. S   IRON   PILLS  many colorless faces  but   "^a^will greatly help most pale-faced people.  -  9<X~m) *^,������<^, 0.4^^4 -ms>r(9 -������>��������������� *������>������-*8>������  I      Cense ol      I  sfsaij' uIuuA]]  The celebrated Dr. fWicheahoff, .  *%  an authority on early old ageP *|  17  says that it is "caused hy poisons tf  jft  generated   in   the    intestine." J  ������  When your stomach digests food X  Jj  properly it is absorbed without a  v   forming poisonous matter.   Poi- -?  ya  sons bring on early old age and ^  T   premature death. 15 to 30 drops f  *f of "Seigel's Syrup" after meals 4>  *������ -ssakss year digestion sound,   xo ^  ������-*^.������-^������<**������a������^^>,^i,������^>������j^),������^to,a  May Find It Desirable in the Future  to Get Power From the Air  The suggestion is often heard that  the windmill should be used for power purpose on" the farm. To try to ���������  use a single mill for power purposes ! \~\  would be like trying to use a dog for ""  draft purposes. A large mill running  in a strong wind will seldom develop  as much as five horsepower. If its  power can be steadily absorbed, as  by a storage battery, and then used  at^ a higher rate for short periods, it  will do very well. One of the best  types of windmill, steel, 12 feet in  diameter, in a 25-mile wind develops  only one and a half horsepower. The  16 foot mill under the same conditions develops about two and a third  horsepower. Europe uses windmills  in batteries, a number of mills working to gather���������for power purposes,  and possibly we will find it desirable  in the future to get power from the  air.  ~mtm.  use  asvfi^iii^GrSHi  Irish-American Gratitude  The Irish-Americans who are urging on congress a resolution -virtually condemning Great Britain are  basking in a safety secured for them  by the activities of the British fleet.  ��������� From the Philadelphia North  American.  Pills of Attested Value.���������Parme-  lee's Vegetable Pills are the result of  careful study of the properties of  certain roots and herbs, and the ac-  ���������!-"<->������   i-.(  cur-la  ae   ^"datives  and    laxa-  ^������^r.������       xrx       .rx.xr.r       t*0       X4 xrXr.7X. .   xrx.       xxx.xr m-x. ��������� v-  tives on the digestive apparatus. The  success the compounders have met  with attests the value of their work.  These pills have been recognized for  many years as the best cleansers of  the system that can be got Their  excellence was recognized from thc  first and they grow more popular  daily.  Nil   ���������'     ���������������������������������������������     ��������� n^i^w^  "You must be happy, having all thc  money you want."  "That's queer logic. Is a man necessarily healthy because he has all  he wants to cat?"  Completely Sersiwfeltgd  A Free Demonstration of Our New  System of Open-air Cooking  A case of new-laid eggs upon his  back, thc toiler made his *way along  the pavement.  Guess what happened?  It did!  Ruefully   the    man    regarded    the  >-a/tnt>.A-������nr1       44$ ss 1-������ ��������� - r*      ~x,������      ^t, ftllri      ~7.-xmA\      .*. 4 ������ *% *t������ *-fc-*���������  Qv.ai.Lw.i^u   \x^~Umm.x\r   \jx   oiiV'iio    ������auu   iwui-*'*^  yolks. Then he proceeded gingerly  to collect the few eggs that had remained unbroken.  A passing pedestrian volunteered a  cheering  word. I  "My poor man!" he exclaimed.  "Have you dropped your eggs?"  The luckless one scowled.  "Oh, no, sir!" he answered, acidly. "No, indeed! I'm just giving a  free demonstration of our new system of open-air cooking. I'm making an omelet!"  CHILDHOOD CONSTIPATION  Constipation is one of the most  common ailn^ents of little ones and  unless relieved may become chronic  and baby's health for all time* become  impaired. Nothin��������� can equal Bauy s  Own Tablets in regulating the bowels. They are a mild,^ safe laxative,  easy to administer and never fail to  be effective. Concerning them Mrs.  Emile LaChapelle, Terrebonne, Que.,  writes:���������"I have used Baby's Own  Tablets for my baby who was badly  constipated and they quickly relieved him. Ail mothers should keep a.  a box of these Tablets in the house."  The Tablets are sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  Allied Debt to U. S.  /WTGXJ should have at least $2,500 of Life i  1     Insurance.   Write to-day for pamphlet e������ s  the new Excelsior 3  PROTECTION   AND SAVINGS POLICY I  ���������mrM*-   *r,,srir*T,sr C7*r*i?*i   i bpi?  WINNIPEG      SASKATOON      EDMOMTOH  (Agents Wanted in Unrepresented Districts)  trfaipffm a M/*������a?   dVb  s  ������i13!J������fj|Ptt*������i   hlj.m  vantoi rwen       ������  Boys on the Farm  Clear Gain for the City Boy to Have  a Summer of Farnr Work  With  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For Sale by all Dealers  .__.  Douglas & Company, Napanee, Oat,lis clear gain for the city boy to have  a summer of    farm    work.���������Chicago  j. ne <ouii.ci.go nign scticci DOy  tried farm work last year in response to the requests for boy labor  on the farms undertook what they  thought to be a patriotic duty and  made good. The Chicago board of  education placed 700 of them and  had unsatisfactory reports of only  three. The work d*d the boys good  physically and morally. It matured  their ideas of responsibility, strengthened their sense of social responsibility, and quickened their patriotic  impulses. It browned them and  built up their bodies, gave them valuable experiences, a great deal of  hard work, and did something to increase the food supply.._We do not  imagine that the boy supply will  solve the farm labor question, but it  fr-SB sew pagfs&H sgsflgpy. f944.eseS.esaa!  I������5 OaediaFreactt  1 B^3 Hospitals wit"*  great success, cuitxs ckrohic weakness, toa-r vxooa  ft VIII. SIDNEY. BLADDKR. DISEASES. SSM09 SGSSGS.  P1XK3. ETTHBE WO. BSU4KHSSS -t HSxxx, Si. FOS7 ������ CIS  roUOKBA GO. **, BaWIMAJIIW". It SW VOKKof LYMAN SftnQ  rcxOHTO. WMK VOK afRIU BOOK to Sit. U- Cm-Sg  MKO. CO. R AVBBBTOCK IU>, d������jj������tiu>, UKHjiii ������������<*���������  mVNKWBIUaOKXl'rAftTJEUXSSiFOKMOjT'   *BA8T TO TAKB         _   _   _^|   LASTIMO CO*0*i  THAT T8ADK MAKKXO WORB 'THKaATJOS' ������ C9  '.eajyg.OTAMi-AyyMaoTOAUaagjioiMByicaawja  TK~ area*;  English  Beue-,  To~~m sxsA lUTigocBtetji ~~ts zrha]  serrotui nrstoai, nakoB aevr Bio   Sa. cld_Velas,   Os,n~  JVerssts**  Mn. *fa������P���������������PV2*TZil*^A^^���������&\X~^&  A Denominational Difference  Teacher���������Can  you teii  me  if  you  are an invertebrate or a mammal?  Scared Pupil���������Please,    miss, I'm a  Methodist.���������Baltimore American.  Drives Asthma Like Magic. The  immediate help from Dr. J. D. Kel-  logg's Asthma Remedy seems like  magic. Nevertheless it is only a natural way. The smoke or vapor,  reaching the most remote passage of  the affected tubes, brushes aside the  trouble and opens a way for fresh  air to enter. It is sold by dealers  throughout the land.  Clocks of all kinds were found at  the house near St. Nazaire where the  occupant, an eccentric Spaniard, was  arrested for having wireless. He  says it was there only to pick up the  omcial time from the Eiffel Tower,  Tribune.  Corns cannot exist when Hollo-  way's Corn Cure is applied to them,  because it goes to the root and kills  the growth.  Wrong Line of Talk  Amongst the guests at a' reception  was . a distinguished man of letters.  He was grave and somewhat taciturn. One of the ladies present suggested to the hostess that he seemed  to be out of place at such a party.  "Yes," replied    the hostess, with a J  bright smile, "you see, he can't talk}  anything but sense!"���������Christian Register.  Ask for Minard's and Take no Other,  Butter exports from Australia are  prohibited except on imperial government account*  The Heart of a Piano it gfce  Actios,    insist ������a the  Otto ffige! Piano Actios  MONEY ORDERS  It is always safe to send a Dominion Ss-  press Money Order, Five doUars costs  three cents.  Give  Give until you feel that you  Cannot give another sou!  Give until you're broke ando then  Make some coin to give again:  What is all you give away?  There in Flanders yesterday  Was a soldier, fin*, and true.  Who gave up his life for you.  On the canals of Europe the boatmen are usually astir before^ five ia  the morning and seldom turn in much  before midnight.  .  Bed - blooded men of courage ore on  tho firing lino ��������� and there aro many  miomic, weak, discouraged men and  women left at home.  At this time of the year most people  suffer from u condition often called  Spring Fovcr. They feel tired, worn  out, before tho day is half thru. They  may havo froquont headaches and  Homotimes "pimply" or palo skin.  Bloodless people, thin, auomic people,  those with palo cheeks and lips, who  have a poor appetite and feol that  tired, worn or feverish condition in  tho springtime of tho,year, should try  tho rofresbing tonic powors of a good  alterative and blood purifier. Such n  ono is oxtractod from Blood root, Golden  Seal and Stono. root, Queen's root  nnd Arf������r������on Orwj*������* root,, mudo up ������v!tb  chomicaliy pure'glycerine and without  tho ��������� iiHe of alcohol. This can be  obtained in ready-to-usft tablet form in  fifty-cent vials, as drtiKgints havo nold  it for fifty yearn as Doctor I'ierce'a  Goldon Medical DiHcovory. It in a  Mtiuidfird remedy that can bo obtained  in tablet or liquid form.  WiNiisou, Oavr.���������" Pr. r'.ic,*\s daddttn  00,1 ,������(���������., 1      ill.,..,,,,.,,      .,,.,.������      vu,     a t������>,.������������������..'...,������������������  I'flliotH* aro wonderful medicines for homo  iii'ii. 1 tiMid io buRW wltli weak 1uiik:->,  HinntlioHng HjioH" und ^Ick-bcatiachc'', bat  Blneo I havo taken tho alinve mentioned  medicines tlKii-i*. conditions! have left mo  "Much media*..!.*,-! uit l)r I'Uiree'fl are  worth*,* of pralBii bikI i am very glud to  auld my toHllmouiul lu tliu thoun������mlH of  totluiiii.*���������Miuj. I'ji.i.iai UauijINw, il Ieumui  eitreol. IVeat.  James M. Beck  Says   Seven  Billion  Dollar Debt Should Be  Cancelled  Prophesying that the United States  after the war will cancel the $7,000,-  000,000 debt incurred by the allies  upon thc entrance of this country in  the world struggle, James M. Beck*,  formerly assistant attorney general  of the United States, recently stirred  about 1,000 Philadelphia business  men to a red-hot pitch of patriotic  enthusiasm in an address on behalf  of the Liberty loan, delivered on the  floor of the stock exchange.  "When this war ends, as it will in  a victory for the allies," the speaker  said, "and Great Britain and France  will say to our government 'the time  has come for us to settle the matter  of our great indebtedness to you in  a more formal way,' I believe our  government will reply by writing  across the paper on which the money  was lent, 'Receipted in full.'  "And when they ask, 'Receipted in  full���������how?' our government will answer, 'By the blood of your sons."  Cheers taking on thc proportions  of a mighty roar greeted the speaker's last exclamation. Many of the  listeners were moved to the point of  tears; strangers in thc audience  shook hands with other; cries of  "Right! Right!" were heard. The  applause lasted a minute.  "I would be ashamed of my country if America would take a penny of  the sums nov^advanced or to be advanced," Mr. Beck continued. "And  as I have said, my profound belief in  thc innate chivalry of the American  character is such that I know this  debt never will be mentioned in thc  way of repayment." ��������� Philadelphia  Public Ledger.  or  sciatic  rheumatism is attended  with pain and tenderness along the sciatic nerve  in the hips and thighs, and ���������  ,  indicates an exhausted condition of the nervous system.  Relief is sometimes obtained by external applications or the use  of heat, but at the slightest provocation the distressing pams return  and from time to time become more severe as the nervous system  becomes more exhausted.  gg.**1";  Minard's      Liniment      Lumberman's  Friend.  Efficiency  The bravery and simplicity of the  native .soldiers of India is proverbial  in the British army. One of these,  in the cai..paign' in German East  Africa, va-, in charge of a railway  station, where he was besieged by  the enemy. This was the wire nc  sent  to headquarters: .  "One hundred Germans attacking  station, bend niuneuiatciy, one iuu-  aud one hundred rounds of 'inimuni-  iioii."  The only way to obtain actual  cure is by a reconstruction of tho  wasted nerve cells, and this is best  accomplished by Dr. Chase's Nervo  Food. It need not coot you much to  restore vigor to the nervous system,  hut it will take a little patience, par-  ticularljr at ^ first. After you havo  used a few boxes anti Kot i-liu uuiiu-  3nK-up process established you will  find improvements from day to day  which will encourage you to keep up  this treatment until the nervous oy������-  tem ia completely restored.  Nervous disorders do not right  themselves, but naturally, become  moro acuto aa the system becomes  further exhausted. It is only wise to  be warned by sleeplessness, headaches, neuralgic and sciatic pains and  .������ ������.,���������*....       *.    .   .. ,1V-   ���������   ...        ....<.*..-       J-������      ..r.r.S-r...rx  ~\J    ijXXIXHJ    Al-l-UiO-Ul-a-ab-W    ucktv/lt    vv    ai.oi.uau  the depleted nerves before paralysio,  lacomotor ataxia or some form at  helplessness is developed.  w.  N.  U.  l/M'  A Popular Tate  "What are you readingr"  "A  tale of buried tr ensure.  "WisliniT your time on fiction?"  ���������JNo.   This 13 expert advice: on how  to    plant    potatoes." ��������� Washlngton  iatai'a  CO cent* u. boi���������do not pay more���������ai ail uoulora or Euumniiin, Bateo ������* Co., Lid.,  Toronto.    On overy box of the genuine you will find tlt������ portrait and ������l|-u������tur������ of A. W,  .OiiftuOf J������.D.t VkQ tminoyti Itccolut Dook author. 10  j^mxmmxxmi  mmscJmm} m*~**lm  r>m\x~Muim#mmimimimrm~m~wm  mm~wS^S^  +^.Wmm*������*~ii &*'km^+'>!'#wy**.!^**,  tmLmMtoMmt*  T������mm*0trrMq7������x7~t\uf4^^ T2*'E*s"ii'v      f '2*? ���������������?������;*" 4TX-4XT     7*--n-KTfg3-W*T  J~.Mlt.J2t     \r-AXS~i~\M.\y\m      m������M- . ~x~- ������������  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F. Hayes. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C.. FRIDAY, SEPT.   6  Mfbonst OBMB*seB\fes  coming to hand a page short this  VV88I  i������se������~~>i PisiBiimiij?  For the first time in almost fonr  yearc The Review made its appearance a, day lat^last waek. The  trouble was due to a break in the  drive shaft of the press, which  occurred just as the first form was  about half worked, and necessitating a shutdown for twenty-four  hours for repairs.  The break was on a rather delicate part of the press' innards, and  a good word is due Fred Charron  of the W. K. Brown blacksmith  shop who did the repair job. The  broken part was a casting shaped  like a slipped -capital! S, and to bolt  and band this, in such a way that  it ii au tne requisite strength and  would work without interfering  with the other parts of the machine  necessitated sdme shaping and truing up almost to the thickness of a  hair���������and the machine was ready  for opex-ating the first time the  mended part was put on. to^.  This delay, along with the Labor  Day holiday on Monday, is our best  and, we trust, sufficient excuse for  M. il-*' ^l%%~* Jt '"Ml. ^^ JL  ROBT, LAMONT  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE   -    REAL ESTATE  *r.^-*k    Am M  '\m-*~*-.mm~  GRBSTON   -   -   B.C.  The publication regularly of Bed  Cross and other such lists is followed in almost every town in the  province and seems to have a beneficial effect, says the Penticton  Herald.  Many persons who otherwise  might forget about contributing  are given a gentle but neyertheless  definite reminder of their duty.  Those who do give can see for  themselves the acknowledgment of  their assistance. On the whole the  publishing of donations to any good  cause is worth while, although  many persons prefer not to see  publicity accorded matters of this  kind. There are many kindly souls  who would rather give in** secret;  others of us are quite willing to see  our names in a list in the paper.  But after all it should not be a  question of modesty or vanity,  shall we say? The point is, will  the regular publication of such lists  bring good by showing just what is  being done, and who are doing it ?  Will it be valuable in providing, a  constant encouragement to the sum  total of effort in the town ? Will it  mean more donations? If such  happy results, are to be achieved,  then by all means let us have the  lists published regularly and often.  This is war time, when what we  want are results, We ^need not  worry over excessive modesty  which at a time like this may  really be false modesty.  How about Kitchen Utensils .    Are you getting along a few pieces short;  or maknjg some old stuff do just for now-���������or anything like that ? ��������� ������������������*.*.'  This week we call attention to a special aSale of Enamel ware in which we  believe we are showing values unheard of for many months past:  Fry Pans.  Sauce Pans    <ag  mxf m* 5H   *-���������N  Mixing  Bowk, Pudding Dishes, Cups, Spoons  W-  We are also shewing a full line of the heavier Enamel goods, as well as a  fine assortment of Galvanized ware, such as Tubs, Pails, &c.  These goods challenge comparison both as to quality and price and should  not be overlooked if you contemplate purchasing'anything of the sort.  c.f.b. License 8-21820     General Merchant  Nelson bas just organized a rod and  gun club with 17 members. They  want a resident fishery inspector appointed for the Kootenays.  Is there any  In t1  House?  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry ?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest   Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  JBologna, tferc.  always   to   be   bad  In meats nothing  a ether*  quit** equal  prodift-*.  'Shamrock'  Kiv-ict-rv    nr  a=sa=   --.      L'A<*Ti*>i'un  ���������   ���������   ���������       sa-'-j  & GEL Ltd.  Notice of Application for Road  Risht of Way  Eavly visitors at the Nelson market  last Saturday were able to buy a supply of eider at 80 cents a gallon.  Kaslo orchardists are making all  their fail apples into eider. They  claim there is more money in them  that- wa17 than shi-^oed to orairie  points.  The Doukhobor berry pickers that  went from Brilliant and Grand Porks  to harvest the. raspberries at Mission,  required two coaches all their own to  return in.  Kaslo residents are starting to bank  up their houses and batten up the  cracks for winter. Snow made its  appearance on the hills round abont  last week.  At' llossland the smaller dairies   are  supplying an inferior and   indifferent  quality   of   milk.      They    are    given  three months to   remedy   matters   or  I loss their licenses.  C.  L-l. Phillips claims to have   locat  ed 3200 acres of Peace   River   country  lands which Cranbrook   returned   soldiers  will  take   up  in   the spring for  fanming purposes.  Ci. A. lleudeirs war garden at  (Vi roon woe id was demolished by wandering cattle one night last week.  The feast included about 100 head of  promising cabbage,  The Vernon News says the Okanagan Valley apple, crop will lie comparatively light this   year,    but   cherries  ai .��������� double the 1017 out put,    and   tom-  TIMBER SALE X 14-28  Till,     lY-  Sealed tenders will be received k,j  the District Forester not later than  noon on the I3th day of September,  1918, for the purchase of "License  X1428, to cut 3200 Tamarac and Fir  Ties on an area situated near Wynndel, Kootenay District.  One (1) year will be pillowed for removal of timber.  Further particulars of the Chief  Forester, Victoria. B.C., or District  Forester, Cranbrook, B.C.  Notiee is inwe.iv given that. Western  lit-llo Mining Company bas tiled with  ilu- Honorable Minister of Lainl-i at  lii-= office in V lei una.. It.I ., n> appli-  eation fur the grant  of an easement  to I a toe*-, are also heavy.  ��������� strui-t. a road, not  to exceed 10 foot j  in   width,   over   nnd    across   a.   route       Conrad Johnson of    Vancouver   has  I/.-noisily de**r ribed a*-*   follows. I o \������, it. : j , ifVered    lo    erect     a,    public    drinking  Commencing m! a point on the exist-   ���������;���������,.���������,,������������������,, ;r, Cranbrook. and the   conn  ing    road    of     the    .<lnlm-<'onfinenlal  Mining Company near   the confluence  cil has consented to its installation    at  of Hnimdiiry'am'l IMue Joe Creeks and ; the postnlT.oo rorner.  terminating at a point, near t he cent re ', y .      .. , ,    .  ,.f the north shore of Boundary LnkeY At (Jrai.hrook the trusfeeH have  '.V.'.-.l. '.I. nil '������������������;���������.;'-��������� Mini*!;' F'i-driei '...ii.--.it. HI,. MaryV. seporate school  l.ritish Columbia; t be course of -.aid 'building, and will lit it njt for high  proposed riglil of uay is on the north sh���������fI, ,,,,. ���������.-������������������. S1.,���������.,,,,,,, He|iool closed  ado   of   ivmndarv   < roelc,    na ralell mi*      . ,  the   north   bank 'of    I ���������oun.f.ity   Creek   ������������������������������������������������������������������������������'��������� ���������<���������'"���������.*������������������ years ago.  and   .'ene.-'.llv   follows   piiriilellH   and'      -.,..,���������,���������.,���������,k    ,)(.a|eis    cannot      under-  intersect..-* the e-a-is-'t ing  Hnli-ui  < olnm-      ... , , .   , . .    -t~  bia trail   oyer    .aid   rour-e.     Said pro-   stand why people   are    lucking   af    15  rigid    of    way    Y     blazed    and   '-eni s a ipeul. for milk.    That has been  na  posed  ���������U. d  /!  'id  ''!)"'    '"'   '-in 11111 n"  11 r 1 v  interest  in   or  1.0   the  1 ir 11 be I',   I o  de    a (feet ei I  . .. ;.i  . 1  |<\.**-,je  1 I   ,...   ,.|.  1 nd    Nelson    for |  right,    title   oi-  laud, water   01  liv lln- ><i,i.iit .-.}' .ai:! *'.!r;ftne:it, or t h"  e instruct,ion of ta.nl road, are hereby  notified to make known to I he Honor,  able Minister of Lauds uny and all of  their objections thereto, if any  lliey have, on or delore one month  from anil after I be dale ������>" I be lb i  publication   of   thin   notice, to wit. on  I'YiiiP'i in lln- Crui.bi-ook eoiintry  lia \e ien I n iiiiieion > ealin i'������ ������.oi eati-ie  biiyeiri since if ban become known  fh.'-i e in ,1   den t age of buy    and   prices  h.i,Vr shlloped  aei'Ol'diligly.  I be  fore  ' Yarihrool'   Auto    f 'I ������i f >    finished     its  year with il'WO on hand and nil aeenniif  ,.,.;.:.   :;,:,  ,.r:.;   ���������!.'-   ;.-������������������;-..-i......  t..  mark    (he    road    from    King.'gate    to  WKHTMIN   l.l'.I.M*. IvHYJYC ,'V ���������;"������"  Wl ������������������nndai'd    roe.,    Y,<n-,  iUrM I* \ N V. ' placed on the telephone poles.  'J"'hI   <lav  .'el   b.i 11 e<  ,���������  I-       ���������'.'<' I������>        l.nifl      I. f I .���������!���������  August,   MM!-:,   or   be  SYNOPSIS OF  LAND ACT AIV1ENDME^5T  . Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent m*e-emptions, with  joint residence, but each makincr necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must ocoupy claims for  five years and malco Improvements to  value of 1*10 per acre, Including clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  loss than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim,  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent of -J300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Tltlo  cannot be obtained on thoso claims In  less than 5 ycars, with improvements of  $10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-enfptor holding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, if ho requires land in conjunction with hla  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurvoyod areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may ho leased as homosltcs;  tltlo to be obtained after fulfilling residential and  improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 040 acres may bo leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS'  FREE QRANT9 ACT.  The scope of this Act is euliu-goil to  include all portions joinla-,' and ficivln**  with Ills MajoHty'H Forces. The time  Willi In which the heirs or dovl;icc.;i of a  (loeeiiscd pro-omptor may apply for  title under this Act. Is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after tho  conclusion of the prencnt war. This  privilege  In also  made retroactive.  TOWNSITE PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  I'revision is made for the grant to  persons holding u.ienm,plr*lort Affren-  iiu-iio- I.. I'tni'liaiii* fjeia tho Crown of  mieli iiriipiii'lloii of the land, If divisible.  as tin. imymcutn already minto will  1'nvi'i'. In |.rii-ior! Ion to the sale price of  tin* wlinle p'uvcl, Two or nioc* persons  holding mill- Agreements may group  their nili'i'i'iilM nnd apply for a proportional! allul nieiil ji'hitly. If it is. not  enimhli'ivil advisable to divide Ihe land  ciiviieil hy an application fur a iiropia-  lionat" allot ini'iit, an allot meal of land  of I'lpial value sHoeied from available  a'1 i.am I.utile la the. lo.'O I tt y lil'iV he  "'"I" 'He ������������������! '.ip.t teeoOi are eiMiililleii.il  lllietl    I'.I.N llli'lll     ill       all    la\e..      Ulie       UI.  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TIIRTFT /\KD'-'^aCx1-RT������Y  Open a Savings account with The  Cnnnfjian Bnnk oT C<���������j'.vimorcc. If more  convenient, accounls uioy -be oijcn^d  anci ciepoiiiii made uy mail. o.*  t\ il.   !*KNNK''n' Vlariatrei' Cresltm  r.i.uuli  m  #-mmm#mntmmmmmmmimS^  wgy***w^uiitii>py^������,H(^,;, A ., ^Trrr.^Tr: "--" ���������THE    REVmW",   .EKBSTON,    B.     0,  tf*  %  LYN  ��������� BY   HEADON HILL  WARD, LOCK &CO.s LIMITED  London, Melbourne, aad Toronto  (Continued.*)  CHAPTER VI  An Open Verdict  Sir Anthony removed his hat and  gazed with a puzzled frown at the  offending I'Zingari ribbon which had  wrought Mavis Comlyn to such hysterical pitch. But her emotion had  passed, and linking her arm in his  she drew him on to the verandah.  "You must think me mad, Ton}1-,"  she declared. "And I must have been,  to give way like that. Sit in that  hammock chair at my side and I'll  try to explain. You have to give evidence at the inquest, haven't you?  Do you know why?" ���������  'Rfif'.l.e'-      T     0-x rrt      %\<-..i ^.rrsj ������-���������% t-nvrt   I  m~~-  ���������*. V**������Ov .*. (AS. XL U'vll'.VVU ~*J ���������*.*������*  ���������    **~  been seen prowling about on the day  of the "murder. I've just come from  Morgan. He told me, and none too  civilly. I suppose thc idea is that 1  killed hiys wife and looted her jewels.  Nice opinion people have nowadays  about the morals of the old county  families."  "One   ridiculous   question,    Tony���������  only to  clear the ground. You were  hundreds  of miles away from  Cornwall that day, were you not?"  "I was."  "You will be able to prove that?"  "I could prove it."  The reservation in the words and  something in his tone caused Mavis  to glance quickly at him. "As I  said," she went on, "I only asked  you so as to be sure. It is conceivable that Son might have come down  from London on an affair of your  dvvn that had nothing to do with  the Morgans. The fact that you had  not done so is an immense relief, for  people have been chattering so; and  now for rny own silly confession. I  behaved like a lunatic just now because for a short time���������a very short  time���������I thought I saw you myself.  You read my evidence at the opening  of  the inquest?"  "1 saw that it was you who found  the poor woman shot in the orchid  house, and that you noticed the  smell of gunpowder. I was.y-ij.d thai  you should have been dragged into  the affair."  "You would feel that." the girl  leaned towards him and laid her hand  upon his knee. "But listen, Tony, to  what. I told no one���������not even to that  oily butler in the first horror of discovery. I saw the man who murdered Mrs. Morgan. He was wearing  that hat, or one like it, with the  same colors, a tweed suit of the pattern you've got on now, and he was  about your height and build."  "Mavis!"  "Yes, dear Tony; but the hallucination soon passed. I must be possessed of the real detective instinct. I  put you right in no time. It all  hinged ou a key."  *" And she went on to describe how,  after raising-the alarm she had gone  round to the further door of the  orchid house, and found it locked  and "the key gone. From this she  had concluded that the man she had  scon could not have been Sir Anthony, who would not have had a key,  or any reason for taking away one  which did not belong to him.  "Humph! Rather a weak argument," he commented. "If I was a  onloitlntinp; murderer I lniglil have  provided myself with a key, and carried it off after locking the door to  avoid pursuit. Bji't it did credit to  your heart anyhow"** as did your subsequent reticence. Do you know who  else saw that counterfcit of mine?"  "All .sorts of exaggerations are flying; about. Mrs. Burbtiry hiis been  especially busy," Mavis made a little  mouc of disgust. "It is all (|iiite  vague and disconnected. I$iil T  heard as late as this morning tliat  old Michael llewr asserts tliat lie  met you on the moor on the evening of the day. There is also a rumor, though I haven't been able to  eon firm it, that you were seen in tin*,  grounds ol" The Court earlier that  afternoon."  Sir Anthony jerked himself out of  the low chair. "Lei us go and interview Mike 1 fever," lie exclaimed.  . "Tlie old beggar lias always had his  kuifi; into the. \V"e.;t.'i uf YV. ..Urn  Abbey���������Cod knows why, for my  father did him m:my_a i������#oo<l nun.  s Hut perhaps you ,c;uTt leave Air.  Comlyn.    How j*/he, by  the way?"  "Dad went lu .Yjudun yt'.-;;*-i ���������*.!.���������. y  and 1 do not expect him hack till  tomorrow. Tie is bitter than he has  been  for some  time."  I lie young pcopii: i iu.���������*.*-.iVi lie   hnvi't  to thc edge of the cliff, when a zigzag    wooden    staircase    afforded     a  steep descent to the beach, saving a  circuit of two miles' by way of thc  road through the village.    The front  of the  cliff was  nearly    precipitous,  and the steps being protected    only  b"������r si riclcet%r handrsil   *^rr\rr^^cri     -.*-->c  necessarily slow.      A little    distance  from  ihe foot,  close  to  the  wall  of  rock and clear of high    watermark,  was the hull of an ancient brig which  had been cast up high and dry in a  great storm of a hundred years ago.  The details of the wreck, antedating the memory of the oldest inhabitant, had become legendary, the one  fact standing out from the mist     of  ages being that the vessel had been  bought  by   one   Melchi^edek   Hever,  a  noted  smuggler  of   those    lawless  times, who  had cut away what    remained of the top hamper and turned   the   hull   into   a  dwellitig     place  convenient: for his illicit trade.    His  lineal  descendant,  Michael, the present occupier, called himself a fisherman and, when the whim took him,  visited the lobster pots which he set  under the  northern    headland.      But  the Hevers had ever been    a     race  apart,  gipsies   of  the   sea, and  there  were  strange tales that the    lawless  strain was still in the blood���������that the.  infrequent lobsters    Michael brought  ashore never kept him in the luxuries he enjoyed.  "By Jove! but the old brig never  turns a hair," Sir Anthony exclaim-,  ed as they trudged along the sands.  "Her timbers are as staunch as when  as a boy I tried to make friends with  Mike and failed. By the way, what  has become of that baggage of a  daughter of his?"  "She is in service at the Court, and  I am afraid that she has not been  improved by association with the  Morgans' London servants," Mavis  replied. "She has thrown over Jack  Trevlyn, your housekeeper's nephew,  with whom she used to walk out. It  is a great pity. Jack is such a decent  lad."  They had come close under the old  hulk and were gazing up at her  wooden broadside in wonder. The  stranded brig had been a familiar object to them both from childhood,  and now, though her-position and  general appearance were the same,  tnere was a subtle change iu her. A  couple of fair sized windows had  been draped with neat lace curtains  which . in the parting disclosed the  scarlet of potted geraniums. In place  of the dangling rope ladder by which  the Hevers had been wont to mount  to the deck of their queer abode a  solid flight of painted -wooden steps  ran rip to a gangway cut in the bulwarks.  "Mike seems to be doing well,"  said Sir .Anthony. "Must have struck  his luck somehow. I'll give the rascal a hail."  .And, raising his voice, he shouted:  "Brig ahoy there. Ahoy there, Mike  Hever!"  "These additions are quite recent,"  said Mavis, while they waited. "I  haven't been on the shore for a fortnight, but there were no signs of  them then. Ah, there is Mike!"  (To Be Continued.)  Competitions for Dairymen  Possibilities   of   Industry   are   Only  Beginning to Be Realized  Despite the remarkable develop-  ment^ of the^dairy industry in the  Prairie Provinces of Canada during  the last three or four years, it is still  capable of considerably greater expansion.      The immense possibilities  47T     4-la.c*     .7. rl..r. 4.~x.    rx~r,     ^~...    %x ri���������.* -x~< '���������. ���������r     X rx  xrx    a.t.u   axaaxaaE. aa y    e*.a \*   xJXIxy    MCg������XAlllilx������^    w  be realized by the farmers of Western Canada.   To further encourage it,  and   +o   1paf*l    tj~a   tl-i<-.   ar.r\T\tii.r\    nf      tfip  most modern and economical methods on the dairy> f arm, the efforts of  the provincial governments are constantly devoted.  The Saskatchewan government has  just announced a series of competitions  open to those  engaged in the  Hr*'**  The Motto of British Airmen  After  Probably the most important competition is the one open to all farmers <jf the province who milk at least  five cows. This competition has been  arranged with a view to increasing  the production among the herds of  the province. Prizes will be awarded  to the farmers whose herds show the  largest proportionate output of but-  terfat. This competition will be  open to the patrons of the creameries, who number about 30,000, and  will close on October 30. The announcement of the winners is expected to be made about a month later. The records of all herds will be  taken since November 1 of-last year  and tabulated for the year ending on  October 30, 1918; and the farmers  wrill be required to make declaration  of the number of cows milked  throughout the year.  Creamery men    will  also   compete  mil      ������->-14*-. /-I        xrxm-n+~'~\ S*t-\  aii'iuunu   xcxvKrx a^*-.  Wool Being Shipped  A Fair Sample and the  Staple  Uni-  ** formly Strong  The distinction of shipping the first  car of wool this season from Southern Alberta belongs to a Magrath  farmer. The car is said to contain  one of thc best samples of wool ever  sent out of the province.  From Manitoba a car of wool has  also been shipped during thc past  few days. Good progress is being  made with shearing, and wool from  181 farmers has already been received at the government clearing station. Tt is being sorted, graded and  forwarded east as soon as possible.  Tiie iota! clip for Manitoba is now  estimated at 300,000 pounds, which is  50,000 more than was first estimated  and is considerably more than last  year's clip. The. official grader pronounces the wool a fair sample and  the  staple  uniformly  strong,  Each creamery man will submit a  small box of butter for storage each  month for the next- six months, and  the three winners will represent^ Saskatchewan in the inter-provincial  contest to be held during January.  Creamery men froia* Saskatchewan,  Alberta and Manitoba will compete.  _ In the "Ideal Creamery Competition," prizes will be awarded to the  creamery managers for the creameries with the best kept* surroundings.  This is the only competition of the  kind held in Canada, and is put on  with a view to creating interest  among tiie creamery managers in  planting trees, shrubs and laying out  lawns.  A competition will also be held in  which creamery butter will be tested  to determine the highest average  score for the year at the grading station. This will be a test of the but-  termaker's ability to make good butter throughout the year and will not  be based on any one  churning.  Competitions such as these will  not only create a greater interest in  the industry, but should also result  in an all-round improvement in existing methods  wherever possible.  -     -*    * i i.      i.  ���������   ���������  Journalists  "I sec where seven Frenchmen on  trial in Paris for espionage claim  they arc 'journalists,' but* show no  ability to- write."  "Ahem!" said the practical newspaper man. "That seems to describe  a journalist pretty well."���������The Argonaut.  esults,   and   Nothing   Else  Counts  E.  Percy Noel    cables  from     the  British front in France as follows:  The formal modesty of the British Royal Air Force and admiralty  communiques give only a hint of the  high efficiency of^the British bombing' squadrons. For example, a day j  or two ago the announcement mentioned the fact that fifteen tons of  bombs were dropped on the enemy in  the hours when the weather permitted flying. It omitted to state that  the raids were executed despite  clouds and a wind that ordinarily  would have been a sufficient excuse  for the pilots taking a day of rest.  Instead, the personnel waited at the  HP tl (TO ra     *-������������0>rl-vr     4-/T.     o+-**������***f     ���������"*���������**     *-������������������������������������������������������* mi-������.  ���������"-������������������������ ���������i  f-f^x-m   W *    V������^t>Va*-jr m.*-* ~-~~mm.L mm \, C*XjLJf 1J.J.V  ment a change in the sky made possible any results from an aerial attack. When such periods occurred  they departed on their missions.  Something of the cool, determined  and systematic daring which characterizes the British air force on  bombing and photographing work I  learned "on a^ visit to a group particularly occupied with the German  naval bases and munitions works in  Belgium and the entire coastal area  as far east as Antwerp. "Results" is  their motto.  "Nothing else counts here," declared an American officer of marines  and pilot who accompanied me. "The  way these squadrons work is the  finest thing I ever saw. In the  month I have been here my admiration has increased from day to day.  Every one of them, from the highest  officer to the lowest in rank, is imbued with the one idea���������results."  When the weather is suitable,  some of the machines make four  bombing expeditions in twenty-four  hours. They do not fly in formations, but one machine after another,  of the results-^accompltshcd that they  afe responsible for the impetus  which sends aeroplanes out with  the same_ crews and new loads of  oil, gasoline^ and bombs immediately  after one mission is fulfilled. ' "-  A German illusion  .h~  Moral and Economic  Handicap  XT~,A-~    \XIUir.~,     All  itm~~7.r.77r.  ^~ TT. 4...%7X������liJ  Will Labor  One  of  the   illusions    most   sedul-  Atjclxr     nil ffriyq ff-r. in 4~X~-r2-n*-������*nr llSS  been that "after the war" there  would be a return to the. economic  status quo, and that "business as usual" would go merrily on. This illusion has now begun to lose its  charm. Though the allies have been  lax in working out their future economic relationship, there is a broad  understanding among them that Germany and her vassals shall enjoy-  no access to allied raw maetrials, no  "freedom" of the maritime highways of the wrorld, no intercourse  with civiliHed humanity, unless and  until_ Germany shows herself fit for  admission into such a league of nations as the allies contemplate.  There is no possibility of an economic status quo ante beiium.  As we pointed out last September,  in dealing with Herr Naumann's  "Central Europe" scheme, Germany  fears the economic wreapon, not because *Mie may be forced to offer a  price for its removal, but because it  is capable cf destroying the foundations upon which her whole system  of military domination, fiscal terrorism,' and commercial peneration was  based. No compromise is possible  with such a system.  The German people need to understand two main truths. The first  is that while the allied conception of  a league of nations contemplates ultimately the inclusion in it of a re-  ,.        , , . . -   generate Germanv,    it    contemplates  sending down such a continuous ram also the maintenance of an absolute  Ox projectiles on the enemy that the i ^.-an,%.-,-.���������������- her, npon r,ermnnv n������^  Teuton anti-aircraft     get     tired outlthe;r  pre?ent  politicarand  "military  and stop, as they did the other day  after firing for hours without success.  Of course __ Fritz retaliates by  bombing British aerodromes, but  when the enemy machines come over  the weather is so favorable that the  British machines are most iikely to  be out on bombing expeditions, so  that the worst the enemy can' do is  to damage the empty hangars. One  can imagine them returning to their  own aerodromes with reports of  great success and while -celebrating  at the mess being extremely annoyed by bombs from the very machines  they thought they had destroyed.  Photographically, I voyaged all  along the Belgian coast and overland to Antwerp, viewing the country as the airmen see it. Perfectly  clear photographs showed every foot  of the way. I looked into Bruges  habor as it was a few days ago, with  torpedo boats unable to leave, tied ..  up and with fires out. I looked at the.J.(-,cllCra'-  damage.done to the Bruges-Oise munitions works west of the city, the  light of the fire there being seen at  Dunkerque after thc recent bombing,  i looked at Bruges itself, which is  apparently intact. Tt is never bombed, even accidentally.  These photographs  show  so much  her vassals until they have relinquished, clearly and convincingly,  institutions and the dreams that still  inspire them. The second is that the  longer the war lasts the deeper will  be the detestation of everything  German in allied countries aud the  heavier the moral and economic  handicap under which all Germans  will labor, even if they qualify for  readmission into the society of civilized peoples. ��������� From the London  Times.  Nam** Airplane "Winnipeg"  "Winnipeg" is the name of one of  four flying machines which have been  donated to__ the Royal Flying Corps  by James Carruthers, Montreal grain  dealer. The other machines are  called "Toronto," "Montreal," and  '^Edmonton." The airplanes^ recently  were     inspected     by the    Governor-  A  Willing  Sacrifice  The war department announces  that the airplane service, will require  all the castor oil for lubrication purpose?, and v.-e have resolved patriotically to turn over our share to the  government.���������Columbus  Dispatch.  A Pioneer Story  Buying With the   Church   Funds   a  Barrel  of  Beer  Mr. Adam Bull, aged 87, the oldest  Canadian-born resident of Searboro',  is authority for the following story  about St. Andrew's Church, Searboro', now celebrating its centennial'  "During the intermission which o/-  currcd between the two hour services at St. Andrew's, it \v;i*i thc cus  lorn to have a light lunch, usually  consisting of bread and cheese. They  ale 111i:; around a little. :;prin������ and  washed it down with the spring wal-  ������*r. ,*  'One especially hot summer there  was quite a debate as to the advisability nf bnyine with. the church  fund's a barrel of beer lu be kept at  the neighboring house, of David  Thompson. Mr. Bull cannot remember \vh'*ther tin- plan  was carried  onl  g/mijpiNE Granulated ,Eyeliu>������  'i~^I~'^xS~~ZL������4x^^'wc' l-'vcis. Eyes infl.irmil by  Jt^^mASi&y^m\** Sun, /J.mlAIld IV-ln-rf <|iiicl.ly  ^Oft^f^VWS. Kf^ r.-|ii:v<-*, by Murine. Tiy II iu  laYV-    ^"^rtf/rC ������'our ���������iy*'-'and iu Ltaby'i. liy*-������.  gOUR OllJNoSuiirliiis, Jilt Eye Comfort  _... UH oESnos  tenrthr'TjWRcmftdy*^ ^K"   *o  the insane  asylum^  kya. ������.w������. in T.iw;������ . ifor i/ooik B/UaJju'u* ���������-������>#*. ������������������������- certainly be,      Haul the farnier  (\iUsu>.itU*t>lCmo Meui-tdy Co.. Cl������lcu������������������d husband, "and  1  don't  understand it.  Wns a MyutTy io  Him  "Well, Hiram," said one farmer  to another, "I'm sory to hear the  bad new*, about youi woman Sarah.  Is    it    really    ho  that kIh*  has  been  VV.      N.  II.  1 :r,'''i  Wrap Soldiers' Parcels  PARA-SANI  Heavy, waxed paper in House-'  Kold Rolls j-vith handsome oali  Roller-Box. Every article for  overseas should be ��������� carefully',  wrapped in Para-Sani to insure,  delivery in good condition. J  Put an extra" wrapping of Para-Sani around the package before "puSJ,  ting it in the final covering.   Eats and smokes will arrive as fresh as when  shipped, if wrapped in Para-Sani.  Use Para-Sam at, aonto IOj, .^--piuf,too-o*. uwi.  1  irnr-n-Sani will aave many (time* its  cost hy pr������v������mting watte*  Para-Sani nent prepaid on receipt  of price or C.O.D.  "Ah. 1"oU   ������'it>>   "nlt-r   Hnv 12.50  3 1b. Koll   witU  Holler   15o.\    '-.'--  4 11). Koll   without   1U>x    1*<50  Jib Unit   without    ,lov    1.30  "    21b.  Hull  williou.   Ho* 'i-  I  crazy,   for  she   hadn't   been   otit      of I  .i    .   i ;.   i     , i   .     ���������.      .............     Ml  *  ..'. ,. ,  V V  ., V   ��������� . ,. I..*. J r .. .   . ,   C. . 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AL RAILWAY RATES of Fare and One-Third from all stations
Brocket to Kootenay Landing inclusive io Cranbrook and return
Dates of sale: Oct. 1st, 2nd and 3rd.    Return limit, Oct. 4th.
SEND FOU PRIZE LIST
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Local and Personal
For Sale���Two   home made   rugs.
Apply Review Office.
. The Bank of Commerce got in its
winter fnel supply this week���a 32-ton
car of Michel coal.'
Milch Cow For Sale���Grade H��I-
stein, will freshen last week in Sep-
tombes, a bargain. Hilton,��Attwood
Ranch.
. Hogs Wanted���"Will buy any quantity of hogs, 110 to 150 lbs. See Dong
Barney, Pacific Restaurant, next to
drugstore.
Miss Jennie Nicholis returned to
Flagstone on Sunday, where she will
be in charge of the school in that town
for another year.
Mi*s. Chester, who has been a yisitor with Mrs. Rose and Mrs. Watcher
the past couple of weeks, left on Tuesday for her home at Sarnia, Ont.
Mrs. Jas. Cherrington was a visitor
at Natal ou Monday, where she officiated as judge in the ladies' department of that town's annual fall fair.
Birth���On September 4th, to Mr.
and Mrs. W. V. Jackson, a son.
Miss Marion Swanson left this week
to spend a few days with friends at
Calgary and Bowden, Alta.
Lost���Collie pup, strap on neck, answers to name of Prince. Return to
A. Mirabelli and get reward.
Mrs. Jos. Wilson and Miss Nellie
Wilson were week-end visitors at
Sandpoint, Idaho, returning on Tuesday.
S. G. Whittaker, assistant at the
C.P.R. depot, is back at work again
after a two weeks' yacation spent at
coast points.
Miss Zalla Johnson left on Monday
for Kitchener, where she will take
charge of the new school that has
just been built there.
Herb Manuel, who has been here for
tho holidays with his parents, Mr. and
Mrs. A. Manuel, returned to school at
Pincher Creek, Alta;, on Monday.
Citizens are reminded that the
shooting season is almost here by an
excellent window display of ammunition, etc., in Mawson Brothers   store.
Mawson Brothers announce that
the Canadian Apparel Co. samples of
fall and winter suits and overcoats
will be in any now and invite your
inspecion of the same.
Creston Valley contributors to the
Patriotic Fund for quarter ending
July 31st, paid in $126. The fund will
not likely continue in business after
the fore part of next year.
Miss Hai'duian, who had charge of
the primary room of the Creston
school last term, is taking similar
work in the. John Robson school at
New Westminster this term.
Miss Helen, and Julius and Petie
Moran. who haye been holidaying here
for a month, returned to Calgary on
Sunday. Helen is trainiugforanurse
in Holy.Cross hospital in that city.
Advice from Victoria would indicate that the forthcoming sale of land
for taxes will be held about the middle
of October and will include all lann in
arrears for 1916 rates aud possibly 1917.
There is no occasion for   any   great
quantity of apples to go to waste   this
year.    Jas. Compton, the local   ccder
1 king, is offering $12 a  ton   for   windfalls.
W. Farrell, accountant at the Mercantile Co., was a Nelson visitor a
couple of days the latter part of the
week, accompanied by his daughter
Audrey.
R. Walmsley and R. McGonegal ! Mr. and Mrs. E. L. Rudd and family
are Creston'* representatives ut the ! motored through from Blairmore on
Spokane apple sh.>w this year. They Sunday, and are spending a few days
left, on Sunday and expect to remain j "u the Valley, guests of Mr. and Mrs.
most of the week. \ Manuel.
Shooting sesLUon openu on iSaturday of next week, awl in
Rood for a little better than two months.
The season is shorter than usual, and you have lows time
than formerly, most likely, for hunting. Therefore, to get your
money's worth out of the lion mho every Hhot must count.
To accomplish this the very he-fit ammunition in the prime
essential. We have it, ii; the DO MI N ION line of goods, a drtndy
.stock of which has just come to hand, an follow** :
REGAL line Shotgun Sheik
\"j~ -irul 10 #uagf.
Rifle Cartridges
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Local beekeepers are starting to remove the first season's honey and report that the sweet goods will be some
what heavier than last season. The
1917 export of honey was almost two
tons.
Creston Board of Trade meets in
September session on Tuesday night.
A good turnout is I'equested as important matters in connects.*n with both
irrigation and reclamation are to
come up.
Miss Vida Gobbitt of the telephone
central staff, left thit week to spend a
conple of weeks' holidays with friends
at Lethbridge and Medicine Hat,
Alta. Miss Edna Holmes is relieving
in her absence.
Another week of fine weather has
greeted the haymakers on the flats,
the mowing machines have been on
the job ten hour shifts and better
every day. To date the cut has been
quite up to expectations.
There isn't quite tho demand there
use to bo for shooting licenses those
times. The grouse season is due to open in a week but so far only about
three dozen paid licenses havo been
itisncd hy Provincial police Vaehon,
There were no services in the   Prus-
oyM'i'mn  -(.jiiiiicii oil   rVaM-nday.     He*/. ...
T. Ferguson, superintendent of misn,
ions, arrived that afternoon but his
vinit being unannounced  there wan no
R. S. Beyan was a business visitor
at Bonners Ferry a couple of days the
latter part of the week. Eyeryone
was talking election, the primaries
opening on Tuesday.
At the election Friday, night to fill
the vacancy m tne trustee boaru one
to the resignation of Trustee Crawford, J. E. Hayden was chosen. In a
contest with T. M. Edmondson the
former won by a vote of 13 to 11. The
term is for one year.
Ladies who intend competing for
the prize at the fall fair on six buttonholes made on double white cotton
are asked to remember that these are
to be worked with cotton thread and
on material which will be supplied by
the Women.s Institute, to be had
from the secretary, Mrs. St. Jean.
The weather statistics for August
show that month to have been about
the wettest the Valley has known for
some years back, the rainfall being
about two inches. The hottest day of
month was the 1st, when 83 in the
shade was recorded, and the coolest
on the 27th when it climed down to 37.
this sort of document,
thera Is the total
months.
Everything is running nicely in connection with the fall fair, and those in
charge are beginning to wonder if the
hall will be big enough to house the
fruit and vegetable displays. With
the needlework classes open to work
made up any time in the past the -
ladies' section is sure to be full almost
to overflowing as well.
The Valley was favored with a
combined wind and rainstorm on -
Saturday night. The moisture was
welcome as a dust settler, but the gale
made the orchardists just a little nervous. However, very little fruit was
blown down. A blow like it, though
a couple of weeks hence, would cause
some havoc on the heavily-loaded
Wealthy apple trees.
School opened for the fall term on
Tuesday, with the exception of the
primary room, for which no teacher
has yet arrived, though one should be
t here to take charge on Monday. Thc
only other change in the staff is iii
Division II., where Miss M. Kane cf
Kaslo,who taught atHarrop last year,
succseds Miss Faulkner, Opening day
attendance was almost as large as a
year ago.
The tea and dance for Red Cross
benefit given by Mrs. Ebbutt and airs.
Cj, Morre. on Aug. 21st, netted the
society $51.85 as per the treasurer's
statement this week. Other financial
remembrances for the last two weeks
are: Tuesday collections $1.75; Women's Institute, donation $5; donation
from Mi*s. Gibson 50 cents; while the
contents of two of the donation
boxes about town yielded $1.43.
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Socks feature the
secretary's report fo;
pairs of the hand-knit sort coming to
hand from Mesdames Knott, Fraelick
and Bennett and Miss F. Knott. Mrs*-.
G. Young and Mrs. Fraelick 'turned in
a suit of pyjamas each. The donations
are: 84 handkerchiefs, 18 personal
property bags and one suit of pyjamas
from the Canyon City Auxiliary, and
a pair of socks from Mrs. M. Young.
Manager Staples of the Union   with
tne iit-i-j
E. Cartwright,   made   a
Valley record for apple loading on
Wednesday morning, when in less
than three hours they loaded a refrigerator car with 676 boxes. To be explicit, they left Erickson in the former's Ford at 3.45 a.m., did all the
trucking of boxes, fixing floors and
completed all the other loading details and were en route home at 6.45
Incidentally they had four square
I meals that day.
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arrived this week
Below are a few descriptions
of same and prices:
No. 251, Con til, medium bunt, long hip, average figure.���$1.50
207        "      low u     long   4l    full ;;    .... 1.50
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We h.iv<* a few of the bent.
The Heptcinher meeting
Women's Institute is ealled foi Friday
afternoon next. Ah tlu* ladies have
about twice an big a J'all fair on their
hand!; :iu a year ago the nej-iaiori will be
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Let us show you these Corsets.    Wc have a
nice stock to  suit all figures.
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