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 ?*������f  ���������z>  ���������*>*&,  ^m  '?*&:.  ****���������  S  19  Vol. Xo  CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 13, 1918  No. 31  September Mee  The getting on with the finish-up  work of Kootenay Flats Reclamation  survey work and a general discussion  of Indian reserve.matters, along with  some attention co irrigation were  features of the September Board of  Trade meeting on Tuesday night,  which was presided over by President  Speer, and favoured with a good turnout of members.  On reclamation the secretary was  authorized to communicate with the  ministers interested at Victoria, as  well as Hon. John Keen; callm*-*" attention to the fact that very definite  assui'ance was given that the engineering investigation would be completed this fall, and as only about two  more months of likely weather for operation is in prospect the Board thinks  it high time the engineers were getting on the iob.  On the Indian reserve extension a  petition setting forth in very definite  terms why no additional lands on the  Hats should be conceded the Indians  was submitted and approved, and the  same will be taken around the Valley  for signature by Messrs. Geo. Johnson,  R. S. Bevan and C. O. Rodgers. At  the head of the petition is a small map  showing the location of the proposed  added areas, a glance at which will  convince of the undesirability of such  additions with or withont reclamation even.  On irrigation the consensus of opinion was that if any headway is to be  made on the project immediately it is  essential that the report of Engineer  Biker on the scheme should be available by the latter part of November,  thus allowing the fore part of the winter to take the matter uq direct with  all interested in definite fashion.  In view of the urgency of all these  matters it was decided to have the secretary write Hdh. John Keen asking  him to visit Creston within the next  few days so that these matters can be  the-moi',' ,.irectly brought to his attention.  The C.P.R, haying taken up the  pipes late last fall wherewith the stock  shipping corral was supplied with water, Supt. Harshaw will be asked to  put them again in view of the usual  fall export of cattle.  -John Blinco was elected to member  ship.    The fruit display   cabinets   are  ordered put in place again on the C.P.  li. platform and a   committee   named  to see that a fruit display is maintain-  ed.    A committee consisting of Messrs  Johnson, Bevan,   Gibbs   and   W.   V.  .Tackson was named lo see that a show  of fruit equal to last year is   made   at  the 1918 Cranbrook   fair.   The   agricultural association and   Women's   Institute are  expected   undertake   the  effort, but in case they are unadle   to  do so then   this   committee   Iiuh   full  power to gather up a   big  display   in  all the classes shown in the   prize list  and stage the same at Cranbrook.  The young folks had quite a nifty  bathing spot rigged up, which was  generously patronized.  Latest word from Cranbrook has-  pital is that Jos. Stinson is making a  nice recovery from his recent append-  icitus operation, and can be expected  home shortly.  Master John Handley of Blairmore,  Aita.. arrived on Monday, and will  spend a couple of weeks with' Percy  Truscott.  Erickson has a couple of pnpils at  the Creston school this term, Walter  Long and Haary Birney���������the latter  attending high school.  J. G. Smith is moving into town  this week, having sold his ranch here  to S. Bysouth of Sirdar. Mr. Smith  takes the Bysouth-house  on    \ ictorla  Avenue on the deal,  into it.  and   is   moving  The finishing touches are being put  on a fine new dairy cattle barn on the  W. V. Jackson ranch. The structure  has all the latest improvements, and  will provide ample accommodation for  handling twelve head of milch . cows,  Mr. Jackson is' getting heavier into  dairying each month.  Jack Cameron spent a few days in  Creston and vicinity the latter part of  the week, going on to Kitchener for a  few days' fishing.  Mrs. E. Seaman and children, who  have been residents of .Sirdar for  some months past, left the latter part  of the -week for Calgary, Alta., where  they will make their future home.  D. Grundy of the C.P.R. Hotel, was  a business visitor at-. Creston Y on  Thursday.* .  Mrs. Loasby and Mrs. McMasters  were calling   on   Creston   friends   on  Mr. and Mrs. E. W. Butts and family left this week in their car for Gateway, Montana, where they* expect to  spend a couple of weeks with old  friends.  Mrs. P. A. and Mrs. Chester Paulson of Spokane, Wash., were guests  of Mrs. Hunt a few days last week.  Mrs. A. Johnson of Moyie was a  week-end visitor with Mrs. Nelson.  Mr. and Mrs. Billy Johnson and  Miss Howard motored oyer to Kings-  gate last Saturday, and report a most  enjoyable trip.        V  P. A. Paulson and son were Nelson  visitors for a few days iast week.  W. A. Lythgoevof Yahk was a  Kitchener yisitor on Monday.  H. A. McKowan of the Cranbrook  Sash & Door Co., Cranbrook, is here  -looking after business interests this  week. ���������'���������*.'  Miss 2al!a Johnson, who has charge  of the school here, \yas a week end visitor with her parents at Creston.  Mrs. Matherly aitfcived on Tuesday  from Spokane to spend a few days  with her brother, Scott Price up at  his camp, where he is developing a  mine. i  Mr. and Mrs. Clyde Smith and family left last week for Gateway, Montana, where they '/will spend a few-  days visiting friend?.  Fernie has just presented the G. W.  V. A. of that city with four upholstered rockers for their clubroom.  Trail has eighteen school teachers,  but is so crowded for room that some  of the classes have to be taught ist the  council chamber at the city hall.  The Bostonians tried a two night's  show at Trail this month, but found  the experiment a losing one���������the  crowd the second night was decidedly  slim.  The Herald is told by a couple of old  timers of me block of timber alone  within a few miles of Cranbrjook in  which there are 500 million feet of  lumber.  918 Exhibition  'remises  There was a big turnout on "Wednesday night for the meeting of the agricultural association and Women's Institute directors along with the members of the committees that are look-  -.">    -"js'-r. ������4-.        ���������rxS.rx      ti ~x ��������� 1  XLX   ������.������*.&& 5     W      .iiM.r.7xx}    ^.Xrxxr  Mr. and Mrs. Dennes are away on  their annual fishing and camping trip  along Kootenay Lake, intending to  visit the Lardo country before returning.  W. H. Morris was a Creston   caller   g  on Monday.    Since   the   roundup   on  Saturday last of   about   $60   for   the  Navy League Billy thinks   there   are  worse places than Creston.  The boat failed to make connection  on Sunday and the eastbound train  went through without a solitary passenger on board.  Word from Cranbrook is deeidely  encouraging on Mr. Aspey,who is now  on the road to former good health.  The Misses Goodman and Mi's Mon-  a ban were Creston callers on Saturday, on a collecting tour for tho Navy  League, They took ont 50 membership tags valued at $1 each, and came  back with none of them and over $60  in cash. In these times this about establishes a record for patriotic collecting and the Indies are hereby  awarded tho distinguished conduct  medal.  Road foreman Harris started work  lis week with all the men available  on the construction;: of the-new piece  of road that Will inake a nvueh/easier,  grade on the Arrow Creek filll, a1-* well  as providing a much better sample of  highway. Next year it is proposed to  continue "'similar work on the poor  stretches of road through to Goatfell,  and when these improvements are  effected in good shape, the auto traffic  from the prairies through to Creston  should immensely increase.  A. Endersby, a rancher on the road  between Trail *and Rossland, claims  to have shot five bears within a week  recently. These animals are unusually  numerous.  Greenwood Ledge: Cranbrook has a  public drinking fountain, opposite the  postoffiee. It supplies nothing but  water, and is seldom used by the older  inhabitants.  The stork had a busy time of it at  Revelstoke the latter part of August  delivering font girls atid two boys to  patients bt Victoria hospital from the  21st to the2?t*h.  H. S. -Nelson of New Denver has  lost almost a dozen cows this summer.  The animals got a dose of bracken  poisoning and died from after-effects  of eating that weed.  Kaslo residents will have_ to use  more of the milk of human kindness  than ever before. The leading dairyman has just bumped the price of cow's  milk to 20 cents a quart.  The Gazette figures  the   export  of  fruit frorn the   Grand   Forks   section  this. y*ear"%ill be almost- >as."��������� heavy., as %  1917, despite the frost damage   iu   the.  west section of the valley.  arrangements for the 1918 exhibition.  Owing to an unprecedented rush of  shipying at the Union warehouse R.  B. Staples has found it necessary to  relinquish the work of secretary of the  fall fair and the directors have been  fortunate in in securing Guy Constable ,  to fill the vacancy.  j.jjg cGujiuiutecs iTx charge of tne  different sections of the fair all reported progress. So far as can be  eyerything is well in hand, and prospects are bright for a good show in  eyery department, especially in the  ladies' sections where there has been a  great rush for prize lists and entry  At Rossland this year's public  school attendance is smaller than last  term, but there are more pupils in the  high school in that city.  413 scholars were in evidence on the  opening day of the Cranbrook schools  this month. The high school accounts  for another 50 scholars, too.  F'me &om������ea*i votming  The musical concert treat of the  season is announced for Friday evening next, Sept. 20th, in Mercantile  Hall. The artists on the program  are: Boris Hambourg, the world-renowned' cellist; Miss Mabel Manley-  Pickard, soprano; and Miss Madge  Williamson, pianiste. They are on  tour under the direction of Wallace  Graham of Brandon, which in itself is  a guarantee of their ability to entertain.    Seats are now on sale at $1.  Erick&Omm*  A number of tho independent shippers loaded out a car of mixed fruits  and vegetables the latter part of the  week, apples making up the biggest  part of the load.  Road foreman Harris luis a gang of  men a gang of men at work at Arrow  Creek on a new road to be built there  to ease oil' the grade on tne Aikiw  Creek hill. Tho crew is small as most  everyone is too busy on the ranch to  break away for government work.  Billy Long piloted an unto load from  here to Porthiil on Saturday night  for the hard times masquerade ball in  ������l������n( i,.-,<*n,  School opened as per usual on Tuesday of last week with Miss Goodman  again in charge and an attendance of  about twenty pupils.  $4������ Spuds  Mr. Oliver and Air. and Mrs. Will.  how, of Calgary. Alta., were auto visitors with Mr. and Mi-h, J. G. .Smith  the latter part of the. week, Mra. Oliver leaving with them for home on  Sai lu.t.iy. 'the party reached il-.-ii-  lU'i.tinntioii cutely on Tiieouay ���������������> cuing.  The autumn touch to   tin  llHI.      IniillllK a iac      l.waiiaU..;  Fruit Market's Commissioner Grant  at Calgary is decidedly optimistic as  to 1018 potato prices. In his latest  Market Bulletin ho sayi;:  Alberta will import considerable  potatoes this year from 11,0. There  in not an excessive crop in B.C., in  fact, it is somewhat below normal.  1'rices thai wen? .shot, far below the  competitive point by wane energetic  but not too wise dealers have within  the past week hluiwn signs of t->ti.?eimig.  It u> our opinion uiul Uif lmvc-.t, p. ice  for the season has passed, and that we  may look for quotation*- from now on  at from $32 to $40 f.o.b. shipping  point. Many inqniriea have been  made at thin office cone.'ruing B,C  <*roj������ prospects und |>ii..-i-i expected,  and thin abort note givea our opinion  am li..- f-.il,nation.     Latent report*; from  weal her j Meat tie uhow a decline in prices   there.  ,   ...   M.,  Y"'..a :..-���������������������������  ..���������;*���������    ujj.Ai    !������������������:..*���������������������������������"*-   <���������������������������'���������'    i>>  Golden is trying out a lady principal  in the town's high school this term.  The previous headmaster had held the  post for a-hout fifteen years.  At Grand Forks a Greek section  man was last week fined $100 for attempting to procure a bettea job from  the road master by bribery.  Armstrong farmers are selling  most of this year's fall wheat crop at  $70 a ton. Not so awfully many years  ago it brought less than $20.  Today Grand Forks citizens are voting on a measure that if carried will  cut the number of aldermen from six  to four in future city councils.  Tlu*   ladies'    Oddfellows     lodge   at  Not a bit too  early to he tilling out vour  I Mi try Forms  tor the Creston  Fall Fair���������on  September 28.  SSeesiSSes^ s. Petstmm  Several members of the board of  trade will be on the ronnds the next  few days with a petition for signature  which when fully signed will be forwarded the provincial government-  protesting against any further enlargement of the Creston Indian reserve with lands on Kootenay Flats.  With tho petition is a map showing  the areas it is proposed to concede  them, and anyone taking a look at the  sketch can hardly fail to attach his* or  her signature.  MS See SStBSnifi  Mrs. Schaefer.who has been visiting  with her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Stace  Smith, for tha past few weeks,  returned to Barons, Alta., on Thursday last.  The cattle Ihat have b"en ranging  in the hills since the coming of high  water were bron-^ht li.i.'.a. In   th.     ",.',..  r tinr.     tlao    cnaaan     -l-V. i *���������, r������>  * -*-������.������,\*       xi.rx-     xM.x.rix.      v.r.x..x  holds in the fruit and vegetable classes, and those in charge Of these latter  are asking that the whole of the Auditorium be reserved for the fruits and  garden stuff, with space at the stage  for the Experimental Farm display.  To allow the very busy people of the  Valley every possible opportunity to  get exhibits in shape it has been decided to have Thursd;A'w Se"t. 28th  the last day for taking entries, instead  of Tuesday, Sept. 24th. as per printed  prize list. This will allow but one day  for the fitting up of the halls to accommodate the entries in sight, and  intending exhibitors are asked to remember that no entries will be accepted after the 26th.  ���������The board of trade has consented to  loan the association the flags and  bunting with which the town was  decked out on Reclamation Day last  year, and to see that the town is decorated a committee for that parposeis  named as follows: Messrs. Bevan,  Speers, Crawford. Johnson and Hayes.  To expedite the financial roundup  the fair finance committee was enlarged to take in Messrs. Johnson and  Bevan. And to be sure of plenty of  accommodation ready to receive the  exhibits a hall and grounds committee  was named, to consist of Messrs.  Speers, Johnson and Gibbs.  The government h.u*   assured  that  they can supply all the tents that will  be required   to  take  caie of displays  that   cannot   be   staged in the halls  available.   .   The   poultry   committee  wish to call attention to the fact that  exhibitors  in  that department, must,  orovide their own show pens or coops,  and  that information   as  to   size   of  these will   be   given   in   next week's  paper.  Special prizes are coining in everyday, but the prize list committee was  instructed to issue a supplementary  list showing these extra offerings and  it will he mailed out the fore pint of  the week.  The agriculttiial association   agreed  that the display at the Cranbrook fail'  should he made hy the board of trade  j the same as a year ago, and the Vv on.-  en's Institute directors have promised  get u.-* a.'  : he  'IV'.tlj  and  uicv  work to send along  as  the individual  exhioitors will let lhem have.  As indicating the interest the  young-teis are taking in ihe fair it is  stated that already there are eight entries in the school ch Idren's calf competition, and the children are also  Canning strong <������n their display in the  poult **"��������� '"���������*'���������* mil as Well.  bridge out of   hii'iine.'t.s- for    this -e-i-on I II.C  the latter part of   the   week.    The bit!  of trail making done  this   spring   ex-  pedited     matters      considerably     in :  mumling the iv-ilnial*. up. '  Miss Alice Carr got back on    Friday  from a two weeks'  visit, with friends <  at Nelson und Sandon.  Tom Mid ford, and Die*!:. Ronald ami  Miss ltuth .Smith were the Aliee Siding representatives at the dance at  Porthiil on Saturday night.  'School re-opened on Tueiday of la t  week, with the ul la-o.l.oe e ..iiin.-U  equal to last term's ligures.  ������������       ���������.   .    ���������     ,.-u    ,,....;,,-, l l,,.   ������..,w.l,.  . ..'J   .������������������!-.     --"���������    "��������� '1    .  ��������� ���������r's attention,   hut with   :.o much  line  iveat her I he paM i \\<> *.*������< <*kr-   un-;    ���������������  them have about   enough  in stuck   lo  supply local needs.  Creston fall fair is engaging the attention ofquilc a few of the residents,  some of the youngsters getting ready  in luiiit- home a --.hare of the calf and  pniilii'V prize money.  \i..-\. Smith arrived down Irom  Lookout Mountain this week, where  he liiiK been doing (he ranging work  all summer.  The Waller.; ranch, near the Carr  plure, i-, uj^-iiii occupied. A Mr. Mall-  i-il i :oiivi-il fi.nii lie..a Vancouver  with  i   ''in-  of  elfeels  .ui Fridav, and  .������w������iW^.������!������!i������w**M'i������43j->*'  ���������mm  <������as������-i������,������iU'MMai&^^ THE     EEYIEW,     .CRESTON;-   B,  n  VI)  MAKES GERMAN EFFICIENCY LIKE  CHILD'S PLAY  Brief Sketch of the Organization of the British War Office and  Work Accomplished by the Different Arms of the Service  Since War Commenced  One of thc famous or infamous  products of Hun propaganda on this  continent has always been the hint,  whisper, criticism, or innunendo that  Great Britain was not doing her  share in this Avar as compared with  tiie other aiiies. It was used in  France and Russia. It was part of  the story circulated to discourage the  Italians. In the states it had quite  a vogue, even down to the declaration of war.  There has recently been authorized  certain figures for publication which  more clearly than any bald statements demonstrates just what effort  Britain has inadc since August, 1914.  All of the figures are up to thc end  of  1917.  First and foremost comes the work  of the British navy. To refer to  the way in which the enemy's surface  war craft and merchantmen have  been driven from the seas does not  seem io impress the landsman as  much as it should,-but let the figures  tell the talc.  In the North Sea alone 140,000  square nautical miles, an area larger  than Germany, are patrolled -without ceasing in all weathers. In one  single month the British warships  proper travelled a million sea miles  in home waters, and during the same  period ihe mileage of patrol, minesweepers and other auxiliary craft  was 250 times the circuit of the  globe.  The blockade has been a most effective weapon, a giant squeeze, ever  getting tighter. In 1915 there were  2?6 out of 1,400 ships which eluded  the patrol squadrons. In 1916 only 60  out of 3,000 escaped being examined.  In one month last year not a single  y_������33el trading with neutrals crossed  'the North Atlantic and Arctic oceans  ���������without being held up.  ill     y-Vllgi.131,      i71T, lllC 1ICVV  V      J.M&U   '"  total  force of   145,000      officers     and  men.     The total tonnage of the fleet  was four million tons, and there were  a  round    dozen     mine* sweepers   and  patrol boats-.- After nearly four years  of war the officers and men number  450,000;   tiie   tonnage   of   British  war  ships   is   six   million   tons   or   50   per  cent,   more,  and   thc  mine     sweepers  and  patrol  boats,   not     included      in  this, have increased from 12 to 3,300.  In  addition  the  great work  of  the  navy,   thc   almost   superhuman    task,  performed  in     a   way  which     makes  German   efficiency    look     like   child's  play,   has  been   thc   transporting   and  convoying' of  men,   munitions,   equipment and food for the forces of British   armies   and   their   allies   all   over  the  world.     Down to the end of last  year the navy had successfully transported   13,0!������0.000 men, of -whom  only  J.7..MI  were lost by enemy action,  two  iitd   mules,    half   a  25.000,000 tons   of  supplies.    ?1.00:..000  !0l  million  million  c >: \> 1 o *- i \  l.iiiS    I. if  tOl'-V   of  in   I������ri'. i  We   !  dorses  vehicles  os and  oil and  food a i  -ii ships  ear  a   g  e.t'N.     i.r  "idly  auackc  Y 210  other  . ei*:������.;' .-,    ol    ii!  ���������.,',���������������������������  ^ par;.  md     130.000.000  d  other materials   all  tisn  ileal of German  submarines have  i   -0   enemy   war-  Vi'SM'l -*.  ���������   world   have   for  tween them 900,000, or 12 per cent.  If the men of British birth in thc  armies of Canada and the .Dominions  generally were added to their brothers raised in the homeland, the British percentage would be increased.  Who will say that Britain is not doing- her duty or her full share in face  of  these Ygures?  On the French front nl though the  first expeditionary force was almost  annihilated, one division alone losing  10,000 out of 12,000 men and 350 out  of 400 officers, the line held by the  British army has been steadily increased so that now over three million arc required to hold it. Other  British armies are operating all over  the world.  Exaggerated ideas of the number  of_ prisoners taken have been obtained by repetitions in the cables,  and wild guesses of correspondents.  The official figures show that down  to thc end of November last thc  .British had taken 176,000 prisoners  and*������900 cannon. In addition 1,244,000  square miles of enemy territory had  been won, and 20,000 square miles of  Egypt recovered, all of which was  unconnected with the French and  Flanders front, and embraces only-  exploits of thc British army in other  parts of thc world.  When Avar opened the naval air  force consisted of 80 trained men and  64 aeroplanes, while the army only-  had 100 men and 66 aeroplanes. It  is not allowable to give figures today beyond the fact that last year  the navy alone had 42,000 aviators  and the army tens of thousands, and  aeroplanes in like proportion. Today  both services are combined. Here it  is only fair to say that a large proportion of the aviators and some of  thc very best arc young Canadians.  In the first nine months of last vcar  tuC      jjiitiSH      an   JUH.C   uiuumu   uOavu  876 enemy machines, which means  thc death, or capture, in most cases,  of the aviators, and the destruction  of thc machine. In addition, 759  were driven down out of control.  Finally, thc figures on munitions  are enlightening. The enemy had  Great Britain at great disadvantage.  In the month of May, 1915, Germany  was manufacturing 250,000 shells  daily, mostly high explosive. The  British were turning out only 2,500  high explosive and 13,000 shrapnel.  In the following month of June, the  ministry of munitions, with Lloyd  George, at the head, was formed. The  exact figures may not be given, but  can be indicated. For instance take  the weight of ammunition produced  in June, 1915, aud call it 100. On  this basis when Avar broke .out the  British avcic. producing 12. By December, 1914, 16. By June, 1915, after  nearly two years of Avar, 100. December of that year the amount was  double, 200 representing the figures.  Tunc, 1916, avc have to use an index  figure, of 920, December, 1916, this  had   risen   to   1,540,  -and  by  June   of  Just Listening Post Business  A Night's Work Close Up    to    the  Enemy Trenches  It was the first time I had ever  been out in a listening post, and -I  was very nervous. Do you wonder,  asks  a soldier  correspondent.  .Briefly, listening post duty means  that you crawl out into "No Man's  Land as near the enemy's trenches  as possible ��������� sometimes into their  wire���������and lie there in the mud and  darkness listening.  Sometimes the things that come  are unwelcome���������a sniper's bullet, a  hand-grenade thrown from the German trench, a shell falling short;  sometimes there come German patrols. And then���������well, what are  your bombs and revolver for?  But all the same I was frightfully  nervous, and so was the young Briton boy with mc. We -weren't scared  ���������just nervous. We got into a small  shell hole just beside the German  av!?*?. Oyer in the German trench we  could hear some of them coughing  and sneezing; we could hear their  feet thumping on the trench boards  as they walked.  From our oavii lines there came  the music of a concert held behind  thc front line. The wheezing of a  concertina and piping of a tin whistle  playing Harry Lauder's songs came  to us faintly. We wished we were  back Avith the concertina.  And then the thing happened. The  Briton boy had been peering out of  the shell hole. lie ducked, his head,  and  placed  his  lips  to  aiy  ear.  "Fritz!���������on the fircstcp! He's coming."  I raised my head. Yes, a German  was strolling through a lane in his  Avire tOAvards our shell hole. We lay  low.  We could hear his feet slithering  through the mud    as he    approached  A DAY OF AWATaTP-viMn T-rrftn the -fiRDM atvt dcopi r  ���������*���������   ���������    ���������     ���������  ,    r.  ������������������^x~.x    -���������77  7~*       ������.     ������_������ =.-& JX   ~ XX X-4       *^������ X-4 0.0. IT Jl XT*. J.   -I      JL     JJ-i 7~T JL    JX-J U  Junkers Have Succeeded in making ihe German People Believe  That Atrocities are Legitimate Acts of Warfare, but Change  Of View Must Surely Come  -  ��������� ���������a -   Little Known of Hun Navy  Both the Briton boy and I gripped  our rifles and drew them up so that  the bayonets were ready. We had  dulled the. blades with mud so that  there would be no gleam of steel.  The German came on, humming a  tune to himself, turning his head  now and then towards his own  trenches. He came to the edge of  our shell hole and his form was outlined against the dark sky. He was  a small man, but round and heavily  built. He stood within two yards of  us.  We both acted at once. Both bayonets got him in the side, mine just  under the armpit. He swayed from  side to side and then sank uoavii A\-ith  a peculiar little half-sigh, half-groan  a heap of legs and shoulders, his  round cap sliding over his forehead.  We took his tunic and his badges  and crawled back to our trenches,  trailing his rifle behind us. His  badges Avcre of value to the battalion  headquarters, for they were identification marks which told them who  were opposing us. I never saAV them  again. But two or three days after,  Avhcn Ave Avent over the top in a big  drive, I saw the coatless German still  lying where he had fallen.  Germany Dreams  Of African Empire  Allies Without Information Regarding Present Strength of  Battle Fleets  Allied and American naval officials  are unable to form any accurate estimate of the present strength of the  S~-.4.~~.7r\~.        Kra+tlo        fl <*��������� 4. (��������� c * *���������        ' <- 4- X ��������� 4- ��������� J J- --  -^.x. . ..XX7.X        ^TXXXX.Xr        7XX.X.XXJf        .X       Xx.        XJXO.i.\r\X        X4Jf  Admiral Benson, chief of U. S. naval  operations. Not only aye reports as  to what Germany has built or is  building conflicting, but every effort  to secure positive information in regard to the whereabouts and condition of the Russian fleet in the Black  and Baltic Seas has met with failure.  Naval officials are particularly interested in the dreadnoughts and  battle cruisers Germany may have  secured by seizure of the Russian  fleets. At least eight modern battleships AA'ere in iiie Baiiic and Black  Seas, and four battle cruisers were  under construction at points in the  Gulf of Finland when the Russian  collapse came.  It is estimated that if Germany  has obtained all Russian Avar craft  and succeeded in putting them into  fighting condition she has been able  to increase the strength of her high  seas fleet by 25 per cent. Admiral  Benson was quite positive, liOAvevcr,  of the ability of the allied fleets to  deal with thc enemy should he venture out.  The chief of operations said that  information as to the Russian Baltic  fleet  was   unreliable  in   the   extreme, i sleep in the deep that their memories  German atrocities will make it very  hard for the German ,ncoT*lc after tli"  Avar. The stories of the crimes perpetrated on the high seas and on  land have been served tip to thc  German people by the Wolff bureau  in such a way as to make them believe they were acts of legitimate  warfare. The Prussian Junkers long  ago systematically set about the task  of taking advantage of the psychological make-up of the people, to'  their own ends. And they have succeeded. The result is this: the German people appear ready to accept  anything the German government  does as right and legitimate, and calculated to end. the Avar in a victory  for the Teutonic allies. Some day  the great aAvakening Avill come,  the destiny of the Junkers can  left with the German people.  isut in the meantime enmity  ward the German people has  come deep-rooted. So many homes  have been made houses of mourning,  so many family breadwinners haA'C  lost their lives through Germany's  crimes, that this deep-rooted feeling  will naturally persist long after the  Avar.  The men Avho go down to the sea  in ships, not only to Avithstand the  rigors of the elements, but to take  chances Avith the treacherous sea  pirates, nave made great sacrifices.  The merchant seamen have borne  the brunt of the submarine campaign.       So  many of  their  comrades  and  be  to-  be-  He Avas particularly interested in the  four    battle     cruisers    Avhich       Avere  M.11CUUICU   i ~,.:   V-UIHiJlUUIjll  -.lie   last  -urolled  aem g  (   ,'  Ml  last  year  2,080.  Still  speeding up  it  is   believed   thc   figure  today   is   ovcr  3,000.    That is  to  say, Great  Britain  thought she Avas doing pretty avcII in  August,  191-1, but    her whole output  was  represented  by  a  figure  we  Avill  call   12.     Two     ycars  later  she.    had  I reached  what:  seemed    an     enormous  ������������������nil i output   of  100,  but  it  was   stilly abso-  i"*-*-" | h-.li'ly inadequate.    Today she_ is  pro-  due i tig   thirty   times    tlu*.     Avcight_    of  munitions   she   had   by   great   efforts  tv.-irhed  in  June,   1915.  Tii.-.-., ..-oiiiparisous could be continued at length until they became  v. cavi-oiiie, but enough has been  '.'Yen to show tb.it not only is there  im foundation for tin'- Hun lie that  Yreat Britain is not doing her bit in  .-oiiil''iri*a-in   with  the other allies,  but  lour  high-  <   and  CW  ���������rd|  an, '  ���������ait  .i;r  lln-  I     In  ..''IT  ' I!  it  ���������O   .,   rx  -.i *  on  d..v  sue  nobly playing her  part:  why'the  hatred   of   llf*  -, directed   more against  other  nation.  ���������f<V ������������������������.���������-���������  I    KS 1. ������. Xi x  "*-ie Confiscated  lie;'  .'���������i  '  |:  I  . I'.���������_��������� ii  Moo iiiii)  Oil   ' |l II I  ������������������I i  'Jri'l'."-   Control   of    the  Gov-  nent   Under  the  U. S.  Alien  lYicruy  Act  !..������������������. r    forluiie      has       been  by   ihe   ( 'uited   States  gov-  ei'i'ii I   i ��������� niiiaea I ion   of  in     that   country   of  h,   widow    nf   the  r  Will 13 em a no. -ocssion. of    Territory  From England, France, Belgium and Portugal  In view of the triumphs of the militarists in Germany, as is evidenced  by the fall of von Kuelilmann, foreign secretary, it is interesting to  note Avhat their leading newspaper,  thc Kreuz Zeitung, has to say about  Germany's Avar aims.  After remarking that only weaklings can believe in the possibility of  an'understanding with England, it  proceeds  Lo  say:  "Victorious Germany Avill havo no  paper agreements. She simply Avill  require of England, France, Belgium  and Portugal, thc cession as an indemnity of such portions of their present possessions as <������he may need  for the establishment of her Central  African empire, Togohuul and  Southwest Africa to be the corner  pillars of this new colonial empire  which Germany intends to develop  into a great, military power, with  carefully protected' Avirelcss stations,  roads, railways, shore batteries and  [depots for raw materials, food und  ' munitions."  The Kroii'/. Xciluiig bcdrangles before the eyes of the. German public  the idea of a great army of ''ovman  natives, remarking that the hollen-  tots especially provide excellent material for soldiers. It declares that  in Ihe military training of colored  y Hoops, Germany intends lo  great   place   among     the   na-  ter of 1917, but which undoubtedly  Avere greatly delayed by the Russian  collapse.   The  Germans   are  iioav    in  txrx ��������� X~n\       rxC      lA. ry      rx rx .���������!��������� r.      x...-r...rx      I 1. rx       r.,.',rxmr.  LUUL1UI     xlt      111-.     l^V.. IO      VI 1.VIV     lllx.     Ollij^c,  were    laid doAvn.     Some reports  say  these and other Russian  craft    have  been taken oA'er and fitted for action,  Avhilc    others    declare    many of  the  vessels     which  Avere  iu     commission  were destroyed by their crews to pre- j pale,   and  I   for  vent their falling into German hands,   live,   shall    not  Officials here    arc    convinced that  Germany  has  been  building     capital  ships continuously since the outbreak of the Avar. Thcy are unable  to estimate, however, what number  of additional heavy craft may have  been  commissioned.  In regard to submarine construction in Germany, Admiral Benson  said there Avas no definite information here. Reports ranged, he said,  from five a day to three a month.  The admiral Avas not disposed to  question, however, the recent statement of Sir Eric Geddes, first lord  of the British admiralty, that more  submarines Avere being sunk than  Germany could replace.  Alcohol as Fuel  rise up as monuments to German in-  famj'-. This perhaps is why the British seamen have made a atoav. It lias  been printed and spread broadcast.  It is stamped on millions of letters  that leave the Old Country. It is  the stump of the Seamen's Union,  and reads as folloAvs:  "A people Avho can glory in the destruction of merchant ships and tho  drOAvning of their crews and passengers is, in my opinion, beyond the  one, so long as I  knowingly consort  Avith Germans or buv" German  goods."  In the face of such a pledge the  allied governments are confronted  with a big task. The human family  must live together if peace is to  come and last. How can this be  done? Much -yvill depend upon the  peace terms. If those Avho are directly responsible for these _ crimes  arc brought to the bar of " justice,  jan'd the German people, Avhen they  i knoAV the real facts are ready- to  make retribution for thc wrongs  their leaders committed, then Avill  there be a chance of thc allied people individually forgetting Avhat has  transpired. Thc monuments that Avill  rise to the victims of German blood-  lust Avill be sufficient to tell the  Avholc Avorld that such things must  not  happen  again.���������Toronto   Globe.  for  'li:  , lie  -I ..I.  I li  tli  eon I I  ���������   al'i������i  1 iv'. li    l; > -lie I ,i I  .���������'.! I ooo  t /'1.1(1 I'l.  III.I  ��������� II.I  I'l.  I;'g  late  ti ���������  . ui.'  >!   oi  en  o i i I v'  \li'���������  a ii  'Mil n  ,  ,'    I i .  1111  i. .ill,'  into  Mi ..  "    lln-  111  ! '.    .i  .auxiliai  lake a  t in ns.  Thi:;   new   policy   Avill  K rcii/   '/filling,   lo   make  pany of German:! in Al'rie  ���������out   'Ivon;.,'   Ini'i'i'   ol    while  ed   protective   troops   v\bic  cr   pe  -.end  be,   says   the  that   coni-  i an armed  and   rcilnr-  \i  will   nev-  'inil   eonligiiiiiis   opponents      to  i   single   man   from   ilu*  African  ,o  il  to the I  h";*: I hev w i  cob ililes.  nidi  an  scat  ol  a ba nib in   I  war unlet r own  wV  VI  Increai-.ed   Acreage!:   Pledged  Ion I v   "crop   booslei",,"     i i-prciciil-  iii,'. I In.' M.iiuiolia <|f|*ai a infill ol aj-i~  i i' nil urc, ,', ho li.u died over that.  piiMin i- liming Apiil .iiiii AI.13,  'I'leading the gospel ol" greater food  proline lion, have sent in their relent, wl.ii h '.hoy, that many pledges,  l'i"vuling i'ui ii large addition to thc  ;i> n'.ii'.i'   iniiiei'     cull jval ion      in      ilvll'  .. ��������� 1 '     .   ' ui,-i|.     Tlioiisaiiil-.  of   ia I'liiri:.  ni pntiiuij hi faking  ploughs lo  work  Mixing Gasoline    and    Alcohol  Automobile   Fuel   Being  Investigated  The possibilities of mixing . gasoline and alcohol for automobile fuel  are being investigated. Should the  experiments prove thc practicability  of this mixture for power it will open  up an immediate and profitable field  for operations of the brewery establishments that arc being outkuved  from the manufacture of alcohol  beverages. The. production of* industrial alcoliol ou a large scale.  Avould help materially to increase the.  supply of motor  fuel.  It is reported that nearly all thc  automobiles iu Norway and Sweden  arc operating on alcoliol made from  waste sulphite liquor from pulp mills.  Alcohol is also used in automobiles  in Spain, Avhen* the sale oi gasoline  for use. in passenger cars lias been  prohibited.  Waste from sugar mills and waste  vegetable products provide other  sources for the production of alcohol,  Distilleries and breweries whose business is being curtailed by (Mssage  of dry laws and by regulation of the  food administration against use of  grain for manufacture: of intoxicants  have the apparatus and skilled labor  requisite for the production of industrial alcohol from these wastes.  They should welcome au opportunity  to continue operation, utilizing such  products.  Alcohol can be blended with gasoline to produce a suitable fuel (bat  will avoid the difficulties of slnrling  a cold motor on alcoliol  Avilhotil any change in the  or the compression of the.  Price Fixing Difficulties  Evasion of the Regulations and    the  Discouragement of Production  Professor W. Clarke, of Queen's  University, is the author of an interesting bulletin relative to price-nixing, Avhich has just been issued by  the department' of history and political  science.  After citing A-arious causes for  price fluctuation, Prof. Clarke mentions instances Avhere fixation has  failed as a practical policy. The first  trouble, he says, is caused by  sion   of  the  regulations.   People  the  cv;i-  with  gov-  nioney Avill offer more, than  eminent price and in numerous  cases the offers Avill he accepted.  Even in Germany, Avhere the domestic government seems all powerful,  the evasions have been astounding.  The natunil result i.s that the scarcity  of supply becomes greater than aver.  After evasioi., the next great objection is the discouragement of production. I'or example: "Limit the.  price of milk and thc farmer can  churn and sell butter, limit the price  of butler and he can sell cheese, limit the price of all dairy products and  lu* can fallen his slock  for market."  Meat Shortage in France  alone, and  carburetor  engine.  1.0.  11.  i .1.  Eir:;t   Waiter    When   I  thai man hc couldn't have  ing  more  than  a year.    I'll bet  la it, now.  Second    Waiter ��������� How  lenowr  J'iiiii,   \YaiiU r-'W by,     lu;  give -. 50-ceiit lip, hut now  first  )C  .'taw  male  one   thousand   dollar.'!  it'-j ten thousand dol-  <io    yon  wHKfi  USCvl   -10  he    only  Beef Sold in Paris at Average Pricv  of Sixty Cents per Pound  As a result of the meal shortage,  aud also in order to check the  slaughter of dairy animals, three  meatless days .per week have been instituted iu France, and the number  of aniiu'iis slaughtered has been limned lo two-thirds oi Ilu* weekly average in March, I'M 7. Tu Paris recently, beef '.vernged 4'. rent'; per  pound Avholfsalf, and 00 ends per  pound retail. Moreover, some difficulty has been cxpfiifneed in obtaining adc<|iiale supplies of fresh mcaL  lor ihe arniifs.  War  is   our  business.  I * r  in    |, jl    , .., I kv a 11 f,   ^a.   .-'..    ...'  Wo   can not  Iff yffHiji^M*^ -B-f tf ������^>).-*> ix.ivxu.m *s.4~~imxr*'r~~m mt^aWiisUiixm m^AmW.i'*'*'��������� WWh f ���������* *"Jn-l-'Ml' f ��������� '.tWn-wj',- -.u-iK ���������".���������)��������� \{W- A -,ii ' ������������������)'*.' il I "������������������ -! W- '���������������������������' V Al- 'ila*.--*, ���������������!.��������� ',*��������� '.���������*. '"W ?��������� '* V-''('-.l' IUllll-MIHllla.ll  T'TT**  -j. ; i :.j  ���������REVIEW,.    CRESTON     B.  .-*  e=  sBcji  False KspOiia  Restrict Tourist TraiSc  ������=*>. jfVS T^*������H     .  An Artist's Oversight  The    Carelessness    of    the    Lustige  Blatter Artist Is Criminal.  The Berlin Lustige Blatter has a  satirical cartoon shoAving a procession in London celebrating the fact  that "the British have conquered  their dislike of food tickets." There  is a serious oversight in the drawing,  though. The procession is passing  through the main thoroughfares of  London, yet the artists has actually  depicted the surrounding buildings as  standing in good condition. What  becomes of the repeated assertions  that the Gothas have left London in  ruins? The carelessness of the Lustige Blatter artist is criminal, and it  is to be hoped that by now he has  been suitably chained up.���������Manchester Guardian.  sssws^a sTft  S a������T������������*������wa\5*i4������ni  i-S������i������fil/v  US mPjS^j5~iii~i  wen weiisa roi,Auw  K* -  In the case of dyspepsia, the appetite is variable. Sometimes it is ravenous, again it is often very poor.  For this condition there is but one  sure remedy���������Dr. Hamilton's Fills���������  which cure  quickly and thoroughly'.  Sufferers find marked benefit in a  day, and as time goes on improvement continues. No other medicine  will strengthen the stomach and digestive organs like Dr. Hamilton's  Pills. They supply the materials and  assistance necessary to convert everything eaten into nourishment, into muscle, fibre, and energy with  which to build up the run-down system.  Why not cure your dyspepsia  now? Get Dr. Hamilton's Pills today, 25c per box at all dealers.  American Visitors May Travel Freely in Canada Without any  Interference  The volume of tourist traffic from  the United States this year has been  considerably lessened by misleading-  press dispatches appearing in American and Canadian papers regarding  the Canadian registration act. It  was umvarrantably stated that visitors to Canada from the United  Slates would be compelled to "register at a post office before they could  secure acccommodation at a hotel,  that passports were absolutely necessary, and more recently the absurd rumor Avas Avidely circulated  that women from the United States  Avould not be allowed to return home.  This latter ridiculous report is specifically denied by Mr. W. D. Scott,  superintendent of   immigration,    who  Oflfic*al"v     dC"i**'n?l'l,f1      '<-     ?c     "ol-aert1aat-r.lv  .     ������������������-j        ��������� ��������� *���������cs        **- ��������� ^*      * *-     a.*j MUUVlUlVljl  AA'ithout any foundation in fact."  Senator Gideon Robertson; a member of the Dominion cabinet, and  chairman of the registration board,  is equally positive in his denials of  the other mischievous reports. The  actual facts are, according to the  official statement of the resignation  board, that thc registration act  applies only _to people permanently  resident in Canada and does not  affect evpn remotely anyone living  in the United States; that no registration at a post office is necessary  and that no passports are required.  The possession_of papers showing  the holders^ to be American citizens  is aii that is necessary to cross into  Canada. At the international bound-*  ary line the holders of these papers  Qt-/������      rra���������r*,aa      *a aa      ir"\ ������.~.xZ~\ r-r. X* r-x-      ��������� r-.���������Jl ~...  x.x xr    ������,.7v.*x    iu.    .\ii_i.tiiicc.LiUii    taiu uy  the Canadian immigration officials,  which enables the visitors to travel  freely where they wish without any  interference on the part of Canadian officials.  Senator Robertson, chairman of  thc registration board, has announced that "neither in the instructions issued, nor the regulations for  Canadian registration is there anything that would indicate desire or  intention to impose restrictions upon  Americans or -aliens, entering, travelling in; or leaving Canada,"  The experience of those American visitors Avho have already come  to Canada verifies Senator Robertson's statement, but unfortunately  there are many across the border  who have not read this announcement, and may still be influenced  by the false reports to stay at  home, spoil their vacation, and  cause a mutual loss to themselves  and to  Canada.  e s -j e * b-������*j a        _  TRAM  ���������aS^r-Sg?   MARK  Cares  ,. florins,  AisS ITS Stomach &  ts 3 ~~w. t=ca m**~  Teelhing  FORMERLY -fTENNEQUINS        ������,       , ,  FOR 8A5IES AND SMALL CHILDREM   if 0110*63  Contain no harmful drugs.    25c per box or S  boxes   by   mail   on   receipt   of   $1.00.  Douglas it. Co. 9 Napaaee, Oat.  Cattle Looking Well  The cattle ranchers of Southern  Alberta report that their cattle are  looking extraordinarily Avell, says the  Lcthbridge Herald. Though there  has been less growth on the ranges  this spring, there Avas plenty of Aveil  cured grass left over from last year.  Beef cattle are fat and Avill be turned  off earlier than usual, though the recent drop in price is a factor against  marketing early in  the year.  Population of a City .Lot  gn-gs-ya^i-g-g H -failP  Minard's Liniment  Relieves  gia.  Neural-  Two and a Half Millions of   Bugs in  One Ace of Land  In a little tOAvn in Illinois, George  N. Wolcott conducted an investigation to find out hoAV many animals���������  or rather forms of animal life���������inhabited an acre of city land. The  j count in a city lot, obtained by multiplying the contents of a bucketful  by the figures requires for an acre,  disclosed the fact that there are be-  tAveen two and a lialf millions of  grasshoppers, locusts, crickets, cockroaches, eanvigs, lantern flies, plant  lice, aphids and other bugs in one  acre of land.  There will'-be, of course, a large  variation in the count, according to  the season in which it is made. For  example, there is a one-third increase  in the poptilation in the spring over  that in the autumn, OAving to the rapid multiplication of caithworms.���������  Popular  Science.  nmcldy help to strasgttaift  ihs ������Igesf I������a? stimokt-e ffee  Hvcr^regsiiate toe bswels  Slid   iragsrOV@   ilt-3   b<33ltfi5  by working wills mature*  EargMt Sale of any Medicxre fa tfc-o World.  SfO.3   fig., V i~%xr.x.rx_       S~    Xx~~~r.    22~~  JLS&X.J M.*.g3i~%j   SxJw~1s.m.i��������� ���������  ������s  On the Farms Things    are    Taking  the Even Tenor cf Their  Way  In the country on many of the  farms, time is regulated by the old  standard. ^ This,is said to be largely  because thc deAv refuses to dry up  an hour earlieV under the daylight  saving scheme, and it seems " that  deAV is something to be reckoned with  when it comes to farming. Anyway,  the farmers are not making any fuss  about it���������no delegations to OttaAva  and Toronto to demand that the iniquitous tiling be abolished���������so Ave  may safely assume that on the farms  things are taking the even tenor of  their Avay despite thc daylight saving  the tOAvn and city dwellers gain  much from daylight saving and that  iSriiiciS ea.it stand, it. aiiis being  the case Ave may expect that daylight saving will now be a regular  feature of each succeeding summer.  ���������Gait Reporter.  riTADn dabv'o iir/ufo  mx~~mm-*4m~~mS0x~^*0ix9*~>-~~m*>m4m  YtSl  OFF WITHOUT PAIN!  Cincinnati man tells how to dry  up a corn or callus so it  lifts of? with fingers.  N THE SUMMER  War Hardened French Nerves  Four years of war have apparently case-hardened French nerves.  While the greatest battle of the Avar  was being fought only seventy miles  from Paris, and while the "mystery  gun" was actually bombarding thc  French capital, art lovers gathered  at the sale of the collection of Ed-  ouard Degas and made it one of the  most successful of such sales since  the Avar began. "It is war!" say the  French, and go about their occupations and amusements as usual unless duty calls them to the front. A  self-contained, imperturablc, phlegmatic race, one might think ��������� yet  these are the excitable Gauls! The  world has learned much about thc  French in four years.  An Editor's Error  Jane Willis���������So Madge broke     off  her engagement to that magazine editor.    What Avas  the  trouble?  Marie Gills���������She sent him some  love letters, and hc returned them  with a rejection, slip, stating that,  Avhilc hc Avas ahvays glad to sec such  things, and they undoubtedly possessed merit, he Avas greatly overstocked Avith other contributions of a similar nature.���������Louisville Courier-Journal.  Sores Heal Quickly.���������Have you a  persistent sore that refuses to heal?  Then, try Dr. Thomas' Electric Oil  in the dressing. It will stop sloughing, carry aAvay the proud flesh,  draw out the pus and prepare a clean  AA'ay for the neAV skin. It is the recognized healer among oils and myriads of people can certify that it  healed'"where other oils failed utterly.  The summer months are the most  dangerous to children. The complaints of that season, A\diich are  cholera infantum, colic, diarrhoea  and dysentery come on so quickly  that often a little life is beyond aid  before the mother realizes he is ill.  The mother must be on her guard to  prevent these troubles, or if they do  come on suddenly to cure them. No  other medicine is of such aid to  mothers during hot weather as is  Baby's GHvn Tablets. They regulate  the stomach and bowels and are absolutely safe. Sold by aii medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co. Brockville, Ont.  xou corn-pesterea men ana women  **ccd suffer no longer. Wear the shoc$  that nearly killed you before, says  this Cincinnati authority, because "a  few drops of freezone applied directly  on a tender, aching corn or callus,  stops soreness at once and soon the  corn or hardened callus loosens so ii  can be lifted off, root and all, without pain.  A small bottle of freezone costs  very little at any drug store, but will  positively take off every hard or soft  corn or callus. This should be tried,  as it is inexpensive and is said not to  irritate the  surrounding skin.  If your druggist hasn't any freezone  tell him to get a small bottle for you  from his wholesale drug house, it is  fine stuff and acts like a charm every  XZxxx rx  laulC,  -epiT^iTr^^  3  Boy  & Doing Good Work  are!  are*  of  It 1 1 **U. *~ A j  U. S, Reinforcements  LOSSES SORELY PREVENTED  by CUTTER'S BLASKLCQ PILLS  l-ow-prlccd, ^_   jjofltsM.    \.  Irenli.   -reliable; "  P re foried liy  western stockmen.     tlCC-UtSO   may  protect whoro other  ^.-7 vftooinei fall.  0j^  Write forly-Pt-Irt'anil trfl|.ncn!il<*.  10-ll088 ima,DlnClllBC PUIS. SI.Of*  BO-tlat.8 pits. Dlacklaiz Pills, $4.00  Use a������" liilrctor, but Cutter'" simplest ami fitronaeir.  Tim iiifi-erlorllv <>��������� Cutter preiltictu lu iluo to over IS  yeoru ol lipeclallilnit In VACCinilS AND fiiiHUMtJ  ONLV. lNtHIVr ON CUTXllU'i}. II u&ulitalUJitil*  trriStl allrcct.  Th* Ciittor Laboratory, Btrholvy. California  The Passing of the Million Mark Is  an Event  The amazing record made has  been in response to an emergency  and thc history of thc Avorld glues  no parallel for Avhat America has  done and is doing.  What it means to the allies may be  seen  from   the  fact   that   since April  1, thc day Avhen Hindenburg was   to  be in  Paris,    this  country has    sent  637,929  men abroad.     The  casualties  of   thc  allies   since   March    21      can  hardly exceed half a million.     Thus  they are  left in  man  power stronger  than  before, while Germany has    no  new source upon which to draAv    to  replace men  sacrificed  ruthlessly    in  thc  great  offensive.     The  passing  of  thc million mark is an event that Avill  be celebrated Avith  high    enthusiasm  in all  the countries leagued in     defense    against    German    aggression.  Best  of all  is  thc  fact   that  not m a  single American     transport    carrying  troops to Europe has been sunk, and  that thc total loss of life in transport  has been 291.    There may be heavier  Iorso?;   to   come,   but   the   record      to  date shows that the U-boat, has been  defied and beaten.���������From thc Springfield Republican.  "Liberty Day"  Why, then, should not the allied  nations with common -accord set  apart a day certain in each year  hereafter to be celebrated as a Liberty Day���������to commemorate the  struggle and sacrifices made in the  great Avar for the freedom of thc  Avorld, Avhich began on August 1st,  1914? Such a day need not take the  place of any national holiday; it  should  commemorate the  time,    not  merely A\-hen  liberty was Avon  for a    nation, but  the  time    Avhen    liberty I r*~_���������-   ���������_.   a x: -j.       e v,     i-  was  s-aved to the world. - Halifax! Commercial_Activity of the Farme  The Same  Kind of Folks  Behind the disputes and Avars and  treaties in the history of the two  nations lie certain other bottom conditions on which the United States  must act. Each may be told in a  sentence: The people of Great  Britain and the United States have  one language; English is the official  tongue for all public proceedings and  documents in both countries. English common __ laAV is at the bottom  of our laAV with regard to crime and  property and in many other fields.  And, Avhat is most important, Britons  and Americans are very much alike  in their ways of thinking and acting.  In short, we are the same kind of  folks.���������The American  Boy.  When Asthma Comes do not despair. Turn at once to the help effective���������Dr. J. D. Ivellogg's Asthma  Remedy. This wonderful remedy  Avill give you the aid you need so  sorely. Choking ceases, breathing  becomes natural and without effort.  Others, thousands of them, haA*e suffered as you suffer but have Avisely  turned to this famous remedy and  ceased to suffer. Get a package this  very 'day.  Nearly  3,300 'Teen  Age     Boys  Engaged on the Farms  Nearly 3,300 'teen age boys  steadily engaged on the farms  SaskatchcAA'an and Manitoba  the observation of the C.S.E.T. offi-*  cials, and only in six cases has it  been found necessary to make any  adjustment because of dissatisfac-*  tion, according to D. R. Poole, director of boys' work for the provinces. Mr. Poole stated that moro  than 1,600 boys Avere Avorking out in  Saskatchewan, and only one case o������  dissatisfaction had to be adjusted,  Avhile there were five such cases in.  Manitoba. On ihe Avhole, Mr. Poole  said, the boys were doing splendidly,,  giving full satisfaction, and receiving:  the very best of treatment.  State of Ohio, C'.ty of Toledo,  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that lie Hf  senior -oartner of the firm of F. J. Cheney  & Co., "doing business ia the City of Toledo,  County and State aforesaid, and that said)  firm will pay the sum of ONE HUNDELEI^  DOLLARS for each and every case of Ca-j  tarrh that cannot he cured by the use ot  HALL'S   CATARRH   CURE.  FRANK J.   CHENEY.  Sworn to before me and subscribed in my  presence, this 6th d"ay of December, A, D.������  1886. -       A. W. GLEASON.  (Seal*) Notary Pabli&t  Hall's Catarrh Cure is taken internally audi  acts through thc Blood on the Mucous Sur-*  faces  of the   System.     Send  for  testimonials;  *F.   J.   CHENEY   &   CO.,   Toledo,   O.  Hall's  Family  Piiis  for  constipation.  The Corps to Join  Rejected because of his height,  the would-be recruit angrily pointed  out that he was as tall as the late,  Lord Roberts.  "But he Avas a Field Marshall," ob-������  served the doctor.  "Them's the gents I want to join,'8  retorted the candidate. ��������� London:  Daily Ncavs.  Farmers in Business  nc  SAFETY^ $  jHL-irlb mm~4 V������ *&.  rs  Chronicle.  ^mmmmmmEgjB^^  Hollow-ay's Corn Cure lakes the  corn out by thc roots. Try it and  prove it.  more  Only  0i**Mn ������   WjtlJmru  Force to the Utmost  Wc hope there Avill be no  parlcyiii)* with ihcho iiiuu.stci s.  one method of argument is open to  tlii-rn, and that i.s reprisals in the  most drastic and thorough manner in  our poAvcr. Germans, wherever nnd  wIm-ih-'VI'i" thi'y i.ui be ''cached, lit11:-.t  be bombed nnd bombed again, until  (he piteous whining already apparent  in the Rhine towns becomes a clamorous call for nu-rcy.��������� London Da.lv  u^xprch*-.  Blighty for Sons of America  And noAv England is to be the  "mighty" of the lads of great America, many of whom already have  fyrmvn to lilr.* our land. T <M thoni  know that tho arms of England are  open for them. She in thr. comely  mother of hf*r r,oiifi r.hc v.'ill be good  ���������1      conir.uJc.- -j.on-  NURSING THE.WOUNDED  XV iukCn wtioligtli und COUrago tC uu?SG  the wounded. Every woman should make  hcreelf fit for war 'o call nt homo or  abroad. Health and strength are within  tho roach of every woman. They art)  Drought to you by Dr. Picrco's Favorite  Prescription. Take this medicine, and  there 'a ��������������� safe and certain remedy for tho  chronio weaknesses, derangements, and  diflcasea peculiar to Avomon. It will build  up, utrongtlion, and invigorate- ������very  ������������������run-down'- or dolicato Avoman. It un-  cists tho natural functions.  At Bsmo period in her life, a woman  requires a special tonic and nervine.  If you're a tired or afflicted woman,  turn to "Favorite Prescription," you  will Und it never failo to benefit. Sold in  tablet or liquid form. Send Dr. Piorce,  Pros. Invalids' Hotol and Surgical Inotl-  tuto, Buffalo, N. Y.f (or branch, Bridgo-  burg, Ont.) lOo for trial pltg. tabletB.  Toronto, Ont.���������"I found 'FavoriU  ProBcrlption' a oplen-  dld tonic for women.  Somo timo ago I be-  uamo all run-down,  weak,   norvoun   nnd  COUUl       MKj'l.       llUk        1>i  ���������deep.     Had   nevcro  baclcaclien,   pnino in  my   right   M-Jo.     I ,/////l,\  took   Favorite   Pro-  I    IJS^J  ccripliou and It corn-   33jt      -v  plotoly built mo up.^^x^-^  m   lionHh   and   re- 'v^~  liovod mo of all tho >*  iiiinoying     pniiiH     mul     (���������.eh*-**.' *"-  J.juu.ta tit, \j.ix..\Wix..\i.\t -....'.j  .i: .xiiixi ������jt.  "Njngum Fnllw, Out.��������������������������� During mfdrilA  ago, I began lo go down in lii-altli, I  would becomo u.Y.ry. l-lium. ���������yui~ \iou\A  appear before my *ye������. I ulno miff or od  vrith nevcro mini, hi tlm back of my Uofttl  nnd my buck would ������������lie continually. I  v.'cr* S-.02* sniscrttbla v.-hen I bc~a.n taL!..������  "Fovorita-t TrcnnripUon, but by itr* nr.o I.  eomo tlirough thin critical period  in a  w-^sp-  in Western Canada  Thc commercial activity of the farmers is a biff factor in thc business  of Westeiii Canada.    Through    their  co-operative institutions they operate  606 country elevators in Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Manitoba; tAVo larpre  public   terminals;   tAvo   large     private  terminals, and are    marketing    about  one-third of thc  crop of  these  three  grain   producing   provinces.       Before  thc Avar one of these institutions was  classed among thc largest Avhcat exporting firms  on  thc continent,    and  this branch  of    its    organization     is  now in thc service of tlie allied governments.     Two   of   the   farmers'   organizations     distribute     commodities  used on the  farm, and a business  oi  over  $7,000,000  annually   is   transacted.     Tn   addition     the   farmers     have  $250,000   invested   in   a   printing     nnd  publishing plant, employing  153  people;   they     own     hundreds     of     coal  nheds and flour warehouses;    several  large  machinery  Avarchouscs;   an  immense    timber  limit    on   the   Pacific  coast. Thcy export 3,000 cars of livestock annually.      Thcy    own      office  buildings and stores. Thcy have 1,300  employees.       The    paid-up  capital   is  iioav   nearly   $3,000,001)   with     reserve  iinuls ol  ^i.OUO.ddO.   I in* asscis  oi   tne  farmers'    companies    arc    now    over  $12,000,000.  Minard's Liniment Cures Burns, etc.  -joints.  Rejected  Army  Kfcruiting Ol'liecr  ii Mil,    W������:    i.UIHOl     alCCCpt  ���������  Sorry,  vou;     tlu*  The Choke  of ail Ranks  Sha\*ing under  trench difficulties at  the front will quietly convince * him"  that the AutoStrop  is the only practical  razor. It is tlie only-  razor that sh.arpens  its own blades arc!  consequently is always ready , for  instant service.'  Anticipate your  boy's   request    by  including an AutoStrop in your next  overseas package.  ���������    Price $5.00  At I'Jj.'li*.-' iltui tvt-ywjui*  *"   AwtoStrotv  Safety Razor Co..  L.ra-t������d  SO-CT V;  111 ��������� t i.. i   ..._..    .*''"���������   * ��������� ��������� ��������� *    .....   ....     ....  know a soldier has to have good feet, |  olh.-r\viMc he  would  fall  by  the  v..i>-  side  after   inarching     four    or     live  miles.  Applicant���������Geo, that's tough luck,  for I've alr������:uly <|uit my job In join,  .tad I've had that job for t!������������������������������������: j-:>a  r.i'vru  yc:\rr..  ..Jflfflfltttaw  JSP  inngcl   oi   ncr   sons'  I don  Daily Mail.  Army Recruiting    Officer ��������� What  ttootl healthy condition.   It lc & cpla^dlcl  hind of a job was it?  tnrxiielno ror woiticiti tit tlito time or Ut~."\  -MKi\     W,    1)',     m'mXmSmt,,    187    llMlT-    0t  Applicant    Mail  VCT  1'i'oviuco.  earner.  falMBM*l,������J*ll*(liaairATHi*a  .::^mii!mmm^  ���������Sr������**'pw*rtfc   ���������*- ���������*-���������������..-MuHfji* \t-m.4-* Higga  ESffl  ���������''���������;*ri  -.--ViSSSS  --���������'\*:-m9BS  THE  CBEST0J? SSYEkW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued-every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  -Subscription : $2 a -wear in advance;  $2.50 to United States points.  C. F.-Hayes, Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, .B.C., FRIDAY, SEPT. 13  mMmfSmm.mm  <3~r B&IS0  rv&sse  Mrs. J. I); McBride is one of the  best lady public speakei-s it has ever  been our privilege to listen to. Mrs.  Ralph Smith, of Vancouver, and Mrs.,  Neilie McOlung, of Jb-dmonton had  better look to their laureis or they will  lose them-    She has a much better ap-  ' pearance than either on the platform.  She'has a splendid voice for. public  speak? -'"?; and.a very attractive manner Of - vy. Cranbrook will make it-  Sx'fl .: ssi the halls of fame and its  influence-will resound from many a  public platfo-m thx-ughcut the premier  : province of the Dominion.���������Cranbrook  ~^4xx.n\rS  made. As to prize money, ample  funds are now in sight to pay all  the prizes.  All that is now required to put  the fair over in fine style is the  support of the citizens. If all who  have worth-while stuff will eshibit  it, and the rest of us do what we  can to encourage them to do so, the  exhibition will be a dandy in every  department.  There isn't a reason in God's  world why we shouldn't have a  show, and about a thousand (more  or less) why we should have a good  one. Now, then, all together for  the first annual fall fair.  mfio ur &  Tory   Gran-  Coming from the  brook Herald the above sounds  ominous. A lady candidate of such  attainments and forensic ability  im^ijo save an SiHoarassmg situation for Cranbrook provincial  Tories and give the, minister of  works a decidedly interesting contest about two years hence.  m^ffSSS  Z&sfSe*   S  And, while we have fall fairs to  the fore, might we call attention to  the East Kootenay exhibition at  Cranbrook, which comes a few days  after  the  Creston  ���������oTury  Sx3~mXj  x������ IS ���������*���������"���������* f.t\ nor  air  Creston Valley's initial attempt  at a regulation fail fair will, be  staged just two weeks hence. The  directors of the agricuitg ral association and the directors of the  "Women's Institute, which latter  organization is co-ope rating heartily in the fall fair effort, have the  stage all set for an exhibition that  will do the Valley credit in every  direction. The success or failure of  the affair is hoav in the hands of  the citizens���������town and country  alike.  In those departments that the  ladies have taken charge of it is  safe to say there will be no lack of  exhibits, either as to quantity or  quality. Two previous efforts of  the sort by tlie Institute make such  a prognostication quite safe.  With possibly the best year the  V*-, 11-*}-"****    t������r������c        0*"OT*      V*.*-*,**-!       ���������P/"\*������     tl.nii-       nviri  *- cfciitTy   xi-fiab     c������cl     nau    x-st     a*-,*-.*^    i-vu������-*  vegetable production, and remembering that these are lines that the  ladies can readily devote their at-  ?.(->!i tioi> to as well as the older bovs  and girls, there would seem to be  little to fear on tlie score of a large  and excellent showing in these  classes as well.  But what is equally as important  is   a   show of livestock.    In cattle  Valley ranchers have a good many  tine animals, more especially in the  dairy   breeds���������both   purebred   and  grade-���������and very satisfactory prizes  ar������ offered to get  these out.     Possibly in the beef breeds the country  is  not    quit.*   ri.i  much   to the  fore.  tm.  at \}i\<   Tim*--  of  the  year there  should   ai^o   '.'���������   plenty  of   tlies'1   to  make a .-lioiviug f>\' cattle that will  e.nvinee T.liar the Valley as a whole  .-,    rapidly   developing   lierds   that  snow   the   same    excellence    as   to  quality   as   the   fruit,   this   pan. of  15. C. produces.  While we may   not   wax quite so  ���������*H I ii UnliiHi.e;   .tr->  to  l.ne   - ane.y   ijor-m:-  ihish,   r,he  makers of  the  prize   lint  have, shown   care   in  only offering  prize!* in  obtss.*.*!  in   whifh  a  r<*pre  s.-ntative .showing   may   be   looked  for with confidence.  Ah to poultry the Valb-y certainly   ha?;   the   goods   in    this   line   in  2nd and 3rd to be exact.  Last year the board of trade took  charge of ��������� making a display of  fruits and vegetables at Cranbsook  and the effort proved decidedly  worth while, both financially as  well as as giving the Valley a lire  of advertising that was not without  some good.effect on local trade and  commerce.  This year the Cranbrook fair  directors are offering the same generous prize as they did a year ago,  and are counting on the same  splendid showing, especially In  fruit, as they had in 1917.  In addition to attractive cash  aAvards in the classes in Avhich  Creston is chiefly interested, the  directors are making the 1918 fair  bigger and better in every direction, Avhich will undoubtedly attract a much bigger attendance,  with the attendant spreading a  little more broadcast of Creston's  excellence as a fruit producing  centre.  Not only should Creston be there  with fruit, but coming so soon after  our own exhibition Ave wonld urge  4- l-������ rx     ,r.ri.r\r.     X rx     x-^xrxlrrx     rx xxx... x . r~rx~~. rxx. 4- r.   Ir rx  uaxc?  ivx\jnxzo   ij.j   ilia,**.*-;   auaii^cujcui.c3 ua/  send along all the prize-winning  articles in their departments that  they can get permission to exhibit away from home. This  would be especially welcomed, and  it is only reasonable to expect) that  next year the Cranbrook ladies  will return the compliment by  making a similar effort to swell the  entries at Creston.  In addition to devoting attention  to Avinning all the prizes possible,  it is to be hoped there will be a  goodly turnout from here "among  those present" at the Cranbrook  fair. Judging from the attractions that have been secured, the  horse races and sports that will  also be features, these, coupled with  the exhibits in many departments,  should make the fair an all-round  good one, while a short holiday trip  is what most of us need as well.  Cranbror>k is counting on Crost-  on's co operation to at least last  year's limit, and in view of tho  pri/.t.***. iiui'ivil, tiie value of mich  effort to tlie community, to say  nothidg of ".standing in" with  Cranbrook and doubtless turning  thin friendship to good account  later* on, Creston  should  be at the  At Fernie the price of milk has been  raised to 1.6-J cents a quart.  An aviator in action will be one of  the features of Cran brook's fall f������air  this year.  With a partial shutdown at Silver-  ton, Sandon is now the busiest camp  in the Slocan.  Dealers   are    charging   10   cents   a  ar.aa-.a-   ������4x7. waillr   r. X   iO-~>.������m^     Xy'���������x'trc, rx~,      ..Ztt  f....w .������'.   xxtixxX rvv KAxtxllxx    ruilab,      xix      htjx  quarts' for $1.    .  Three rooms will be required for  high school accommodation at Grand  Forks this term.  At Rossland a bear is living high  on the fruit growing on the trees in  the city cemetery.  Commencing this Aveek the price of  milk at Grand Forks has been boosted  over 4 cents a quart.  Even at the market Nelsonites are  now forced to pay 65 cents a dozen  for really fresh eggs.  Trail has about7 00 taxpayers, and if  they aii Avhack up .about   $43,102   Aviil  The Ledge claims whiskey is almost  a,s plentiful at Phoenix as water these  times, and the province has been dry  about a year.  -Rev. O. M. Campbell, the quite   re  ������ntly arrived Presbyterian   pastor  at  Kaslo, has refused a $1600 a year  call  to. Grand Forks.  Greenwood smelter is not worrying  about a coke shortage. According to  thc Lodge there is $35,000 worth of it  now in the bins.  Cranbrook Farmers Institute has  brought in eleven purebred   pigs   this  year and all sold to  farmers   in   that  section of country.' -  At the end of July the Herald tells  us the city treasurer had all pressing  liabilities met and about $12,200 cash  in the bank as well.  The first carload of onions from the  Okanagan reached the coast market  the middle of August���������the earliestr  for some years back.  At last Green wood is to have a garage. W.K. Docksteader, aformer provincial police at Midway is opening up  in that line this month.        '  The Gdneert Far Excellence  Ol,  .-    + U._  acjouu \rixiy   war fi(tti'..������tsiiC5 mc    Cul-ukaj-^  down the demand for vegetables at the  city market these days.  70 brand new scholars were in evid-  idence at the opening day of Rossland schools this month.  For the year just closed, and from  all sources, Trail gave $27,687 to the  Canadian Patriotic Fund.  x --        ._���������_-*-.*.  ^.4���������x _J._-.__   i.1        X ���������  -j.u        t^ajtj ail.'*i v7V*'_ v3ti-������Z'w%,VJ*LJ, *SaS *.* *. xi-r  weigh 320 pounds,   Avas   caught   near  Arrowhead one day last Aveek..  At Grand Forks vaccination is insisted upon before children are permitted to attend the city schools.  Revelstoke has $46,000 arrears of  taxes for 1916 and 1917 intends to have  a sale of lands for taxes this fall.  After a shut down of about ten days  the Gran by smelter at Grand Forks resumed operations on September 1st.  The last week in August the express  shipping of fruit" out of Okanagan  Lake points Avas 3600 packages per day.  It takes 83 tons of coal to heat the  Greenwood postoffice for a year, and  this quantity has" arrived already so  soon.  The Herald figures it out that seven  new families took up their abode in  Cranbrook the first Aveek of this  month.  Chas. Sanderson has promised Trail  residents a supply of Kokanee fish  from Christina Lake this fall .and  winter.  While the boys at Rossland school  tire taking.manual training it is proposed to teach the git-Is sewing and  knitting.  3000 people almost were out to see  the programme of sports that featured  the Labor Day celebration at Fernie  this year.  Trail has a Red Cross society that  devotes special effort to turning ont  supplies for one of the Canadian flying squad.  Mercantile Hall  OrRRfnn.FRifiAYFvir.yypi?  g������ u    ������  "Mr. Hambourg is one of the greatest living  masters of his instrument."���������New York .Post.  ifiCiyili' 'IflUIIIUJ  Soprano  "Mrs.   Manley-Pickard   has  a   beautiful soprano  voice, well placad and highly cultivated, and she  -Dayton -Journal.  ���������al l ->.������-���������������YS . 1- Crl \7  Piamste  "An   exceptionally talented   pianiste, with   much  artistic   taete   and    scintillating   technique,"���������  ItT!.   ... C1 - a. .1 T>-.-a.  vv miiipeg DULiuuit"-' x osi.  Under the direction of Wallace Graham  W-x *r.ra -a-a r  iOIl,  ?./f-  JL.-JLX  Reserve Seats, $1.  Seats now on sale.  ��������� ...in..!.... im n..nn...i0mmm40mmmmi00m0Mmimi  ttm\mm.<im0r0mMmnmir)l'-'rri' *- ���������-���������j..-,'",���������-���������*���������>*.-. ...j.  MIJlE'iyiUlllWfU-Wat-  rr..nrtlh.<iaifliail n.riin  nr-imrwwwi-iwiii  n������ii.Mtir-l5  Kast   Kootenay   show   even    more  promi.'iit.ly than in  11)1 7.  ��������� tl'iind'uiei',  and    ih**   pri/������������������*���������<  oll'-ivd        Th.*       ugri'-iiilitral        aSKOciatinu  iM-'- quite gi:n."*.-o:";   \vh*'*.   e'.;np.;;'. d ( ;,|j,,ul<I !-.������:i-p .in i*>.*. on i.hi.:i phase of  with other fail"-.      If the youngsters j lora! exhibition eM'ort,   and   if  there  ������������������'������������������   .'iv.-:',     .!.;;     '.���������''     ������������������      ���������*'������������������������������������'.';;���������.���������       -.���������..-.:... ;i* *.:';.-.: ..:i(;-.:  !.!......;���������.!.. Ii.u.i!  uii'iit, at. all they run We i *ii.(l upon ; ellort u ill provide th������i showing,  to fill   the   p<iultrv   Meetion   1.0   over- . unsocial ion ell'ort should bn made to  fl.i.i'mf*'   'ilr.i.i'il ������.���������(.'..     .    (|i.,i,l..'    I'liini.    'M.i.Im.*    iinini  The      IndieM   and    l-*ent|enien     who-'/,  |:*> I    '.e.'ii'.  have    <���������<>:'.".���������'.',.'.."d    I':    \':n\.   v.f1."!'   t I.������- !   dill'erenl. depart ineiitM are a Hiilliei I I > ������w'r '>ili<* |mp, k|iii|iihi imtK, iiii-  eiil, guaraute.'. that. the. pl.i.e.ing and [ '������������������ -'"' ' *" ri.nn" <���������( I'rine.*. Iteturn to  i...,,,|i;..,������ 4.,  ...-,,.������.  ..,,,1   ..,...,*.,  r.vxlj;. Y* i ���������'���������    Mn-������''ehi 'in.I n.*|. r.'w.o.l.  TTow about Kitchen Utensils ?    Arc you getting along a few pieces short;  or making some old stuff do just for now���������^or anything like that ?  Tliis week we call attention to a special sale of Enamelware in which we  believe we are showing values unheard of for many months past:  !U^~j~ F^y Pans, Sauce Pans ~*r  llObtJd Mixing itSowls, rodd- H������J  ���������fwmww ing Dishes, Cups, Spoons  111  ������Ul|li  We are also showing a full line of the heavier Enamel goods, as well as a  lin.' assnH'.meiit of (Jalvanized ware, such as Tubs, Pails, cXsc.  Tliese goods challenge comparison both as to fpiality and price, and should  not be overlooked if you contemplate purchasing anything of the sort.  ./.J.!, ...nd   .vith   -..;  Ie-.    l.'-ii'le*  'on     linl     ,i     I <'!e;;r."phie  ..,-nm-n'   -md   o������l,..t-   /.utMide   j������i'l;-e".   ,,i,M ' " "|,H H",������" V '���������' " ������Y t.ouii.l train  enirai'ed     lo     liaiidh*    that    I'eal.urei f' ' .'  . " '*   '  r'   '��������� i viitiiii'.il er  11 j. vi-lh nf \i-|tli   hi" purciil*.  ��������� ii...-..i.i   o.- i... i oi-,   .m v j.'.no i.i \ in-/,    |,,^(a.<in    ,.<),,. I....I.  * ,,,i,|.-,,I v  .11 i.i,..ni  that, 1 he award;! will  he.impart ially    I Ie- t iuu- I lie I i-.tin -..jotin ValiL.  ^T1a|rijSl-^r     m~~\ ^mmf XT%   C3 ^^^tjr'"^     ft3  ^SmmSmSl^m.  *--,iw^liWHw','^^i.  l^^^'1*yi';*!jl f*y*i_'*M^j r^Sj-Tu-*1  f1T!m       ^mlmx\   l**WL*!!}IXL~r^  i '.i'.l,.  Lid-nst.' S -iKsJO  tit ,^,.^y*^      ���������*****���������   ��������������� *   #%.       il I i-i".*       *-S.   mUm    -mm,    ~U*0.    -MM-a      ~m0lt.4km  I    -������"%   -Urn.   *  ���������a  ~V\m U IH II -ii ittfHii-dliMli 'iiUJiiij ;i'iiiitt:i_*a^'iW lit ii'' lii^*^wj.*iiii' i_> tuti  "������������������MWM.-IMHHM '    '  r-^!ii%''������'1^'i"-t*wy'*t-^*^,^'������!������,1','','l'' Mii<-*������iw''^-*-'ifj^������rf'('������������������,^v'i''f'-;'*'it**^'i'm.'!'-!'a^tf^^ 1l|^'*i������**������!!W'*^'*n'*T^^-(f*<!**t*^  *a_-_-_s_is^  1������-.������^ft������������i'*?3������������^*-������ii������.i*iai������������*'������< .������������������.������*  lllmmfmr^smmmsmMm^^  ���������m m.t0~mmmmSmm~jmsfmmsss^  r_ri������i������ii.hwl -]~i~i~te wiU beiaineo>?t������B-hoi������e**������ce������  a clay -it Osss~h^oi&ii^s".%h~&''^i~^sf0"''  " '' tfOTARY PUBLAO  tMBURMiWOg  ~'[^x^~xl~-'-L%ti~^r~\\T~  0SAix7Sfi tea ooAix.  'G&gMT&rm*   -' '."     *'���������    '    ''B'Jdm  TBE-&BER SALE X 142@  Sealed tenders will be received by  the District Forester not later than  noon on th?������ IBth day of September,  :ja^i8p  for -the -purchase   of   Isfeense  .v_I1428, to cut 3200 Tamarac and Fir  V^Ties on an area, situated near Wynn-  V-i-B     '!*Vai1������*������iir������a������������T   ��������� ������_-rt-������a.������ao-  xt.Tr..    . mxr7r.r7r1x.vmr    m~~.7r~..7rv.  One (1) .year will fee allowed "for removal of timber.   ,; ,.-  Further particulars 6t ih������ Chief  Forester, victoria. -B.C., or "District  Forester, Cranbrook, B.C. '  Is there j^tty  *������*-  eat Isi  I  e  House?  This is the first question thatip-rsssnts -tsslf  to the housewife if an  unespected visitor drops  In for _*, meal-. Bat why-  worry ?  Hants ami Bacon  m  WVKeu a-4~~a.ee.  Lunch Meat  ~Bologna9 iWc~  are  always  to  be  bad  here.    In meats nothing  Quit������ equals *St5S.-E*?������s!s  products.  B H  -m\~~    _K   __5PS-__.  & G0B? Lfde  SYNOPSIS ������P  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  , Pre-emption now confinea to 8Brve^e-5  land*, only.  T>Ar.47m*m    watt-     ���������.rx    mm������..J    .--..^.l^n   .������-*������=  ~.~~^.xrxr   .. ������**   .������������.  ���������*a������.afc*j������������   UUavaJljg   VXIXJ  land suitable for &0**icultural purposes  and -which is non-timber land.  Fartnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than-four may  errense tor adjacent pro-on-ptioras. with  joint residence, but each making necessary improvamonta on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must oesupy claims for  five years and -make Improvements to  value of **10 per acre, lncludlnflr clearing  and cultivation of at least 6 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.  "Where pre-enaptor in oeoujjfttlon *iot  less than 5 years, end 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 pormanent residence  may h~ iuuuou provided applicant makes  Improvements to extent of 9300 per annum and records same each year. FaU-  ur-ft to mnkn Improvements or recer*2  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 6 years, with improvements of  910 per acre. Including 5 acros cleared  and cultlvata-jo, and reoidonco of at  least 8 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, if he re*  quires land In conjunction with hie  form, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvement-) made and  resldenco. maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may bo leased as homeattes;  title to bo obtained after fulfilling residential and Improvement conditions.  For graeing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 040 acres may be leased  by one poraon or company.  PHE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACV.  T_h- HcotiM oi* tl-.it- Ant Ih enlarged to  includo all pur������_onii joining and i_oi-vIng  with Hia Majesty's Forces. Tho time  within -which the holru or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act Is oxtonded from  one year from the death of such person,  uu formerly, until ono year after the  conelunlon of the present war. This  privilege is also mndo retroactive.  YOWNGITC PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision in mado for tho grant to  tiersonu   holding    uncompleted   Ajfiree-  ..4-_i.-.i    -O    -."Ui cl..~,<->   >iu.������    iaiaaJ    aZ.-Oa.-i    aj������  uuch proportion of the land, if dlvlnlble.  uti tho paymentu ulroudy made will  ~a\'cv in inoportlon to tUo i.A~ ,n'lca of  the wholo parcel. Two or moro persons  linldlnpr mini. Affranmrint.. wny "roup  their InterOMtii und apply for a propor-  ..OL'-la:   _alU.t������no.il   Jointly.      If    -t   ku   woL  contildtirod udvluablaj to divide t*i-n land  uovom.l by an unpltcation for a proper-  t loii.it.> ullotmunt, an .allotment of land  of  equal  value  Hi-looted  from  uvullablo  Oiavju   haul..   In     ih.'.     l...-.tlUv   i.iuv   l.n  UK. <1<> T*. ���������������<>������������ .itli\l.-i������nli. f������a-<a a-.n������ir,lf l/aaa-a>  UIH.1I    puyilktlltt    of       lilt    lUJlUlt      dUO       -ilt*  ."rowr. or to n������iy munlrlpallty. Th**  right..'* ut por.*;on.i to whom the. pur-  <riniii.il' from me irnwn luni Hgremi to  Mill urn nliio piol-ucti-d. The ���������iccuiion uf  flit* Mlnliitei* of I.iinri-. in r������*'.pe.*t to the  udjiuitntuiit of a pi-oiMirtlouute alletment  In llit-U. Tlio tiiitai ior iiiuUlnii; ui������|tllcu-  tkm for tlictift ullntinentn In limited to  1l������������������ **��������������������������� ���������l������y **r -Vuy, 1310. Any u.m,>.U.;i-  tloii *nu������.t* uft.-r iIiih .Into will not be  i...)4iSx.x...x..l.     Tiaa;..u  u-liiiiiiuii*.a.   mn/'iy    u.  towit lotu and land*, of the Crown Bold  nt^jjiubllo' miction  ~~   ~t*     -m.-,**--~~4*04~-0%..00    mmw*j      %,*-*    mtmfj,      m   i*j������������������r  ���������-Ik) Uov������rnm������nt Ag������ni or to  r������  -u   >j>,r4iiw.  )i>*...,i������v  Vaixl-alKt- <./  i wwa.1!-"!  VUrtixii&x.   ������J.   C  TUr. r-.-i        :..--*>^ai.3t     '. - '*������' ������*-���������'   IfiT   JifiV1:i  8������&W  *IW  e      ������  ^-ILrfiS^i  ���������m -9  :  I  Two entries or no Qrstj^eise nsoiiey peid.   J. Ooo&, G. Cartw-rSgbt and  ^-S.1-jte*?an in cnarge.  ,-Kpst Prire ������1.������������;., _*te<*l^*Pj-*tec'50 -Cents.  105. Best three *������efe-3ens-������f*c������_3ib lioney.  106. Best three one pound Jars of extracted honey.  ass  Two entries or no first prise money paid.  -3. Cook, G, Cairtv?aight and  B. S. Bevan In charge.  POTATOES ��������� First Prize $2.00;    Second Prize, $1.00=  107.    Best 25 pounds of potatoes,  any variety in cotton bag.  CRATE TOMATOE3S. ���������*..j-Tlrst'..jpJrlae. $2.00; Second Priase $1.00.  i0������3.    Best '4-Basket crate of tomatoes.  Vegetables  First Prize 50 Ceitfs* Second Prize 25 Cents.  Section  109.  110.  111.  112.  US.  ���������m ���������* *  -K..-L-Y*  11������=  lis.  117.  118.  119.  129.  Turnips Swede-  Carrots    Parsnips   Cabbage, summer..  Cabbaj-teY-vylnte'r ._  C-iajiuttjse, red.  Cauliflower.^���������  .���������5   .5  -5  ���������3  ^3  ...3  ._2  Beets, table -.^..__ .15  Corn,' ears ���������_~ .���������5  Celery, bunches ^-.5  Lettuce heads .3  Best collection of vegetables.  Section  120. Cucumbers   3  121. Tomatoes       6  1 22 Cn..a-iK   JVx^i. *.~-^i_i-.                        ������a  rx ��������� ���������-. ^rx������~>v.74~.f     VX.XJ       TXXXX~Xy f     ~:.~~...     fJ  123. Pumpkin, any variety   2  124. Citron .......'a  125. Onions, any variety 12  126. Onions, picMIrtg. Pint  127. Peas,   pods    L.......  12  128. Beans, plate  First Prize $3.00;   Second $2.00.  Fodder Corn and Field Roots  First Prise $2.00;   Second. Prize 50 Oeass.  ectio  ISO.  n  Fodder corn, 6 stalKs  132.  Turnips, 6  131.  Carrots, *������hitef 6  133.  Mals-geads.  134.  Feed beets, 6  :Va-.'  Section  Class 10:   Juvenile  Mrs. J. W. Hamilton in charge.  S "-JUttGiSIlGieB  uti  cotton ��������� -- -i  1.00  i an  .50  'Kn  137.  138.  139.  140.  141.  142.  143.  Crochet  handbag   ��������� .  Machine made unders&irt   Hand Knitted  socks   War cake loaf _...   Best writing of "God Save Our "Men"    1.00      .50  x~7~. 1.00       .50    1.50     1.00  __ Book      .50  .... Book  Book  Best pencil drawing of an apple standing on an  envelope whieh has heen through the mail ___ Book  Best water color painting from nature, plant or  flowers���������paper 9x12,     (Special by Mrs. Ebutt.)  1.50  1.00  Class II:  Plants and Flowers  144.  145.  146.  147.  ���������t'A -**���������  XrSO-a  149.  150.  Mrs. H. B. Downs in charge  Collection of house plants; no more than six  One    fern  Any other ornamental house plant  Three roses     ~~~.^~   'Oiie-haif dozen assorted asters  One-half dozen assorted dahli  Best amateur photographic display of 6 pictures  2.00  1.00  1.00  .60  1.G0  .50  1.00  50  1.00  .50  1.G0  .50  1.00  .50  (Developing and finishing must be done by exhibitor.)  xf^rn m 40*^ "mX  "T ~m -a  i^iiass iz:   r^eediework  151.  Mrs. 3. Cook in charge  of Red Cross work.    Special, donated  .._. 3.00     2.00  All  Red  152.  153.  154.  155.  156.  157.  158.  159.  160.  161.  162.  163.  164.  165.  166.  167.  1.00  1.00  1.00  2.00  1.50  1.00  1.00  2.00  1.00  1.50  1.00  3.00  1.D0  1.50  1.00  3.00  .50  .50  .50  1.00  1.00  .50  fi0  1.00  .50  1.00  .50  2.00  1.00  1.00  .50  2.00  100.  170.  .50  50  Collection  by Mrs. Jas Cook   ��������� _ " _    Red   Cross  Society  to  supply   materials.  articles exhibited to be    turned    into the  Cross Society in name of exhibitor.  Tatting        Ladies' blouse, maehine made ..     Crochet collar    . ..   Hand-made   and   hand-trimmed     nightdress     of  White   cotton    ���������  ,    Hand-made gents'  nightshirt of white cotton    Embroidered  centerpiece  on  linen     Half-dozen button holes niado    on    double white  cotton   Cushion made up  .  ���������    One yard of knitted lace cotton    .-..,   One pair of hand-knitted socks   ���������.  Best darning on worn socks  -.    Best pieced and quilted quilt made of cotton -  Best hooked mat, 2x3 feet   ,.   Best braided mat, 2x3 feet   Towel with 'fllet crochet     Collection of 5 different kinds of fancy work   Class 13:  Cooking  Mi-H. G. Oartwright in charge  Section  108.    Pan   rolls,   1   dozen   ���������...��������� _  1.00  Pan dozea bmit-., bread dough    1.00  2 loaves bread (Standard flour), special by Taylor  Milling Oo. First prize, 50-lb. sack Of Standard  flour; Second prize, 25-lb. cack Standard flour.  J71. x, loaves Wend (Graham flour), special by Taylor  Milling Oo. First prize CO-lb. sack of Standard  flour; Second prize, 25-lb. back Standard flout.  172. 2 loavefl rolled onto broad, especial by J. A. Lidgate. First prlzo 40 lbs. rolled oats; second  I.rize 25 lbs. rolled oats.  oaveH War Bread, npecinl by Mi-h. fl. (.a.rt-  wright, as per following roccipe: 8.00   2.00  SPONGE.  2 yea.'t calces, 1-2 cup lukewarm water, 2 cups warm water, ?. tablo-  ������poor.B r-a.lt, 2 t.xbleui-oom. uhortoning, 1 tablespoon augur, 2 cups.  idandnrd flour.      Ml* and lot rffio.  3 I'int.j boiling water, 4 cups corn meal. Stir in gradually and cook  5 minutes. Whan lukewarm stir in tho light iipongo and set over  night.    "Mix with standard flour in tlie morning and treat an ordinary  lUV-iUl. .UlUat   Kl.av.')*,'.  i.i.    Xjovu   loud  cake  1.00 ,b0  175.    Fruit  cake  .,  2.00 1.00  170.    Knt-UHh currant enlco   1-00 ,r������n  177. Ono dozen rolled oats drop cakes   1.00 .50  178. One   dozen   plain   rookies     1.00 .50  170.    Out- .Jo-luii ginger laiapu  -  1.00 .bO  180.     Lemon    pie  1.00 .50  ltsi.    l-vult tart pie      1.00 .50  sts~.    j\in>u*   pie     1.00 ,50  1������8.    LIkIH.    nnlre  1.00 .50  .....        ./.iu    .aa.^ti.i    a.xialllfi    |M>vv<n*>     I'lnllllili     I.IHI ,l������U  lltG.    Nut l.tuf itiudii of grabam flour      1.00       50  -i:C.    C.-.'.i.c.- i>i\,xx'.  -   l.ww      .(.������������  for public use fihis Winter.  OrarDbroo]*. wqksb's fesfciKsfce * f*!-*.  ed^oO at  their annual flower jBtiovii'  les% week, .issad fee -f*������& wi!! b������. used  iiohnpj&ttifot' 'ih^ttli~Us!*8 'knitting,  Etafilp w<u? almpet decried ^{age. so  far a female residents count last week  AU bands arid  everyHin c������n/'buek>  et, paii "and W5f_^ l^iier wife at. '  I-jake for the huckleijen-y harvest.  Notice ssliereby!*rivent^  Belle.Miiiihg C^papahy baa iftled, with  t~~~.- *H**t__--5__*M^*M&.^^  his office in Victoria, B.O., its application for the gr-Wjt of an easement to  1 t;coa������truet & stafad, iaos io esceea id feet  At the, union Sunday School "pieriicsi.m width, >over tand   a-eross  a ^seut  Kaslo iaisfc week-twebty jgallotis"of :ice=. ���������"**"    M��������� J st"*'a "**-**--��������� *- -L"-  ~v^~A~s%,^sy^ xoad 6f "the Id.^o^ontiriental  Mining Company near i_he confluence  of Boundary and JBiue Joe Creeks and  .tsrs^  thedenaatsds ������f the.,y&w~\  that they devoured about ������00 conea of  it. '    '   -  At Penticton when school opened  nunils with coughs or skin rashes of  any kind had *to *pFodu'ce a medical  certificate concerninsr these ailment"?  before tbey wVe_*e ^rnittetft to se&ool  sttexiuauce.  geiseraiiy described as follows, to wit *  Commencing at apofsife <j>n_t-he ejdst--  Weat Kootenay Mining District  -British Columbia: the course of salo.  ;proposed-rigbt of way. is on the north  side - of -^ouadas-y V Creek, _paral|iiiag  tiae north bask .of: Boaeclary: Gs^hx  ana?   .i������nniuli|������   ^nXirx-xiarm    x*$xvx7r}figXla     ttv-^  intersects the existing British Columbia trail oyer said course.   Said pro-  The minister of education has prom- Jposed Tight of way >fs   bJs^ed  and  ised a grant up to 40 per eent. of the  cost- of -the proposed ne*? high school'  building at Grand Forks. When the  cttbotius agree to raise and expend the  other 60 per cent, the b<i!ldihg will be  put up.  Recently Judge Forin shot a porcupine on the lawn of his palatial horsle  at Nelson, and about the same time  Tom Webb, a Rossltinder, despatched  one of the same sort of animals that  greeted him on his veranda whenYhe  came home from lodge.  marked on the ground, and aii persons  interested, or having or claiming any  right, title or interest in or to the  land, water or timber, to be affected  by the ijjras-t-6i said e^sineiit^'or the  construction of said road, are hereby  notiuou to i3we knvwii to.the Jspnor-  ���������able J&iu-Ster g'J-j&vuIs  ___J~       ~~.-~x   . >_������.--*         q^jiy -XX.BXM  *0X*   *m -  their obfee^iWR feh--������w.--t*-. -jf aijy  they have, on or before one. month  from and after the date of the first  publication of this -nctiee, to wit, on  or before one month from and after  the 23rd. day of August, 1918, or be  forever barred.  5SHHVBSiiS^ MININ������  COMPANY.  ���������������������������lib  -AMI--. MAMtB  LUIII0SI   bUIS8piiii|  'UfMFTSD  (SM  Transfer liuerii sinri bmd ff^hi-M  SS������S..'*crSvil   )      mm~ V-V-   W      ���������MlBB-l-a      a   ~St~9~a     <Sa7S*-4e������(l������W  Sleighs and Cutters.     Team Sleigbs  Singie and Double Harness and Supplies  Several Sets   of Second-Hand Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  Ms Ss mWSstWmW������M  Sirdar Ave.  ss a oi  ������rm*$������m  Butter Wrappers at The REVIEW  THE CANADIAN BANK  J10*-0%h        Im**-***        "   xm-******      ���������*���������**���������*������*.       II* SSW 0mm mm* m~mm,~m--*mmm~xx 0~~mJm.       x~~,-.���������*  Ut ^kJWlML-KxLrk-  SIR EDMUVD WALKER,  CVO., Lt D. D.C.L. Pfa-iJJi.-.i  SIR JOHN AIRD. 0������������er*lM������ni***r  1 .  v<* r*   ������-.  ~~r.\x~~0 xrx.r's. Gen L I'Unugthr  CAP1TALPA!D0p,$J5#000#000   jTRESEIVnPUND.   .  $13,500,000  ine Safety Deixjsu ooxes oi tnis I5anlc  offer the desired security for valuable  Dapers and other efft^vvs The ^-H^ws** *c  vorv   \Tr.c~r.4*ratsf-.   Cf^v   ih^    rx,-.--..*-*.--...-.*.   *.iv������.������-  r.~X T f/> Vf \ r>~X t"%  ijll* .������ V a -Txr- a^j. a.  C. G. iS^NM-h/IT  VSana^er Creston Braiidi  \s~  wwiffW*������������w'a*..*aa*aairt***lH***aaiwi*ai'awi|ia'.i'a-aiiw|'-.  m',Mmxm������m^xm~Mim  -M-WMMU-tiWWU-lMNi  (*#^^,W*i*������������*^  ?rr^','"'y-~"''  A',*iiU'-U^''WaW:a-i>K������. " ^""n  XG  >iuai<������w^i������m������i������.iiiniitii  IW!������������i?WB8!-IBa^.WW  iiiM,^i������tqi!iwi|pijii^iiijii!ii-i-i^ Mii; '|i������ii|.|M'������������wi*i-i  :*>5^*>*������^yr'-^fffr������;','f  mwmmxmimmm&m> -HB  HfnTfiri.  THE ,v :Stj5ElEW*-?-''GREST������N'f  Where Surplus Wli-eaf Is   } War-Time Economy  For Canadian Army  Plenty o������ Wheat to    Go    Round  oiiips Were jri.v5x������.oDxc  if  ��������� ^J-jticouragmg      Saving  that j Foods and Qfchei  the   German   submarines   will- accom- j     Since  the  plish   their .purpose   of   starvine     the I <*f*i-_-.-.'r.n   hranrt-." ������������������,l  in  There is little reason  to  Ettected  ���������au^ipuCp  inauguration  of the  con  Of Hair and Skin  If the Soap is used for every-day  toilet purposes assisted by occasional  touches of Cuticura Ointment to ;_ "St  Bigns oi pimples, redness, rougbn-. js  or dandruff. Do not confound these  fragrant super ��������� creamy emollients  *������vith. coarsely medicated, often dangerous preparations urged as substitutes.  Samplo End- Free by Mail. Address pos.-  ������erd: "Cu-tcuro, Dent. N. Boston, U. S. A.'8  Old by dealers throughout the world.  c.l  '   ^.    ~  ~   x~-    ~  -    +^ ^   -  ���������   ���������   x~- X.1   ~C   Sx~   r. ~  0   aa-   WJ. *arf   ,.. 0x0.   * %    W ~-  *���������_.  is only necessary to take an inventory of ��������� the world's stock of wheat  in order to realize that there are reasons for charging the under-water  boats with the necessity for considerable tightening of belts. As these  lines are written, there is in the  United States"***only 20,000,000 bushels  of wheat to supply the normal requirements of 100,0000,000 bushels  until flour from the new crop is  available. But- Australia has an exportable surplus of 180,000,000 bushels, of which 100,000,000 bushels was  carried over from last year. India  has 120,000,000 bushels stored for  export, of which 70,000,000 .bushels  was carried over from last year.  Argentina has 146,000,000 bushels  surplus, of which 11,000,000 is old  wheat.  So it is not a problem, of wheat altogether; in fact, it is not a wheat  problem at all, considered on a world  basis. If we had sufficient shipping  to transport this wheat, there would  be rlenty lor everybody.  tli  if.    .Hrcj-lnt-  supplies  stationed  has been  economy.  anu   transport,   uic . army  or   in   training  in     Canada  organized       for       wartime  In   the   ten   military     dis-  i  Am0.    l^x-..i0*4rxTj..r^*..0.*T   _r_.-_r    A- p-ai -~-  XS.1JL    %-.~ljJV-rX-X%/l. X-Jf   V/J.    ���������.������-*������-.  Alia xxr.  XlxlXxKrO  in une   -. ear /iiiies Have Accounted  For  Over Four Thousand  Enemy Planes  In one year on the British western  front the Royal Air Force has accounted for 3,233 enemy airplanes. In  the same period thc naval air men  shot down 623, a total of 3,856.  An official statement dealing with  these  operations  says:  "The Royal Air Force during the  year beginning" July 1, 1917, on the  British western front, destroyed  2.150 hostile machines and drove  down out of control 1,083. In the  sar*ie period, the air force units  working in conjunction with the navy  shot down 623  hostile  machines.  ''During the period 1,094 of our  machines Avere missing; 92 of these  Avere working with  the  navy.  "On the Italian front from April  to Tune, 1918.. the British destroyed  165 hostile machines and drove  S-Own six out of control. Thirteen  of ours were misssing.  "On  the   Salouiki    front,  January  and June, 21     hostile     nia-  !-.--. .-.."c-K-^yed an{i  13    -n/erc  control.    Four of  The   PiH    That    Brings    Relief.���������  a v -leu,  rxrx ~lrx t. n.x .-. 4-        r.  [44X1.  ..xi.xx. IX        ^4 X        ..  by   feelings  ot  all Lv-J.       v^liC     1KI..-3  meal, he is oppressed  fulness and pains in the stomach, he  suffers from dyspepsia, which will  persist if it be not dealt with. Panne-  lee's Vegetable Pills are the very  best medicine that can be taken to  bring relief. These pills are specially  compounded to deal with dyspepsia,  and their sterling qualities in this respect can be vouched for by legions  of users.  tricts concerned, by the substitution  of fish, 200,000 pounds of beef were  saved in the month of May and approximately the same amount in the  month of June. Very encouraging  results have been attained in the conservation of foodstuffs of all kinds,- as  well as  other supplies.  The conservation branch, in cooperation with the Canada food  board, has been in operation since  February, when a. conservation officer was appointed with experience  in the Canadian army service corps  overseas, and assitant officers under  him were nominated in each military  district, these being always returned  men with experience in similar work  on  active  service overseas.  Thc main saving in foodstuffs has  been in the control of the issue. The  rations provided arc calculated to insure the maximum necessary for a  160-pound man engaged in hard  labor. A big field for conservation  was found in the margin between  the maximum contingency and the  actual requirements from d_iv to  day. Bread used in Canadian camps  and in all places where troops were  fed in Canada by the government  contains 20 per cent, substitute for  wheat flour, while all the flour itself  is of the standard required by order  of  thc  Canada food board.  A Picture  with-Each Purchase  Each time you buy a package  of Ingram's Toilet aids, or Perfume your druggist will give you,  ���������������-������������. \m x~0*x-4.      nlmfMa-l ������        tne  V* -LtlAV-fUt.    V.AAM-****',*-*--���������.     mm     ������U-  The daintiness of a complexion always  free from ollineBS and shininess is the  desire of every Woman. Best ofall powders is Ingram's Velveola Souveraine  Face Powder- It keeps the skin smooth  and attractive. Hides minor blemishes,  the little wrinkles, and blends so mar-  velously with the complexion that it is  scarcely visible. It adheres even tho  the skin be warn-* and moist, and it has  a refined and gentle fragrance, 50c.  For the sake of youthful charm, use Ingram's* Milkweed Cream. Its daily use  enables you to retain the charm and  color of girlhood.  _��������� j  of a world-famed motion picture  actress. j_->acj*_ titnc you g������t *i*  different portrait so you make a  collection for your home. As]r  your druggist.  F. F. Ingram Co., Windsor, Ontario  C-.1JU  healthful for the skin tissues. Two sizes,  50c and $1.00. Your druggist has a complete line of Ingram's toilet products  including Jsodenta for the teeth, 25c.  .St  ���������</)-)  Britain was Near to  Irretrievable Disaster  Convoy System  Has Saved Lives  Vc_  XT.  .ward  1918,  chines wer.  of  driven down ou  ours were lost.  "From March to June in Egypt  and Palestine .26 hostile machines  were destroyed and. 15. were driven  down out of control. Ten of ' ours  were  missing.  "In all the theatres of the war the  British air superiority and strength  progressed rapidly and continuously.  From this it is safe to assume that  wiiOii tiie new factor ot America s  output, both aircraft and personnel,  raters the situation in the fighting  yones the aerial ascendancy of the  -r-ntcnle allies should give them very  ���������greai advantages."  sels      Lost      While  Bound  Since Jan.  1,  Almost Nil  Speaking in the British house of  commons, Sir Leo Money, parliamentary secretary to the ministry of  shipping, said the percentage of ships  lost while homeward bound to the  United Kingdom since January 1,  between 1918, was rather more than one per  cent. The losses of food ships for  the same period was less than 1.4 per  cent.  The result of the convoy system,  Sir Leo said, continued to improve.  Since January, 1917, when the system was put into effect, 42 million  gross tons had been convoyed to  British and French ports with a loss  up to June 29 of 1.29 per cent. This  included loss by thc dispersal of  convoys through bad weather.   .  U7II17M VOITP PAIAD EAr.so  Calico  :<1  1  Calico's Lineage  was     originally  ���������y   tlie   I-'.gypii  woven  "At  'Ik  and  v<-.:.r.e<i uy tne j-.gypnar.s. liiat was  lone, long ago. Two hundred years  ago u l.ib.'.rioi:-. method of printing  was invented for it in tlie town of  Caii'-r.t, India. Hence its name.  The pattern v.as first traced on the  .'otton in a colorless liquid, after  which tlie stuff was dipped in a  d'ye���������only *.':-.e parts first treated taking t'".c c.j'.or. ThY method some-  -what re.sr-iv.bbd Batik work, though  thai  !���������*)   dune   .wiii   >*.-..:���������..  ONE TOUCH OF PUTNAM'S  STOPS CORN SORENESS  11  ������i;  of  Uwn laste  1  Hi  III  ;::  all  on can vary  thc strength  tyouv       s  STANT  P0STUM  by using either  more or fess of  tine nowdcr to : ���������  the cnn. A level II  teaspooirfiil   :  copme in nloacp  XM+mSr XUXXJ.     ~~>     L0 Ja WV������ ���������f W  _._\)M JJtUgJIt.    -  No need to walk on the edge  your soles to save a sore corn���������Putnam's brings instant relief. Apply it  to a lender corn, and watch that corn  shrivel and dry up. Absolutely painless. No matter how tough the corn  is, you can peel it right off by using  Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor.  Costs but a quarter���������Avhy pay more  for something not so good. Get Putnam's today.  When a girl���������or a woman���������finds  her color fading, when her cheeks  and lips grow pale, and she gets  short of breath easily and her heart  palpitates after slight exertion, or  under the least excitement, it means  that she is suffering from anameia���������j  thin, watery blood. Headache and |  backache frequently accompany this  condition, and nervousness is often  present.  The remedy for this condition is  to build up the blood, and for this  purpose there is no medicine can  equal Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. They  build up and renew the blood, bring  brightness to the eyes, color to the  cheeks, and a general feeling of renewed health and energy. The only  other treatment needed is plenty of  sunlight, moderate exercise and  good, plain food. The girl or woman who gives this treatment a fair  trial will soon find herself enjoying  perfect health.  You can get Dr. -Williams' Pink  Pills from any dealer in medicine, or  by mail post paid at 50 cents a box  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  U-Boat  one  of  the  Grea.test    Perils  Against  Which  the  Allies  Have  to  Fight  The great body of the British  nation fails to realize how near Britain came to irretrievable disaster because of the German U-boats, said  Frederick George Kellaway, secretary to the minister of munition*.,  speaking in an English Midland  town last week.  In discussing the submarine peril,  Mr. Kellaway said:  "The U-boat is still one of the  greatest perils against' which the  allies have to fight. Those who suppose we shall ever be able to abolish  these risks are living in a fool's paradise. But, thanks to the navy, _ our  losscs  are  being  brought     to  within  To the End  The Keystone Province  From a Speech by Lord Buffeiin Delivered in Winnipeg, Sept.  29, 1876  From its geographical position,  and its peculiar characteristics, Manitoba, may be regarded as the keystone of that mighty arch of sister  provinces which spans the "continent  from  the Atlantic  to   the  Pacific.  Jt was here that Canada, emerging  from her woods and forests, 'first  gazod upon her rolling prairies and  unexplored Northwest, and learnt as  by an unexpected revelation that her  bYton.'il territories of the Canada..,  lier eastern seaboards of New Bruns-  v.'ii'k. Labrador, and Nova Scotia, her  ) .'Hire**- ian lakes and valleys, corn  lands and pastures, though them-  selv'N i��������� ii������rtr '���������������������������.-tensive than half a  dozen I iiropean Kingdoms, were, but  ill':      . *��������� '.libr.le**   -pd   ell. inbei's   to   that  They Were Ready  The scene is a crowded bus . in  London. A soldier, back from the  trenches, is sitting iu a corner near  the entrance and puts his hand into  his pocket for his fare, and pulls  out a shilling and some coppers. The  bus jolts violently and, ^o the soldier's dismay, the shilling slips from  his fingers just as the lights go out,  as they always do in London in  these days when a bridge is being  crossed. The passengers with one  accord begin to grope for the soldier's shilling. '"Fraid it rolled off,  mate," says the conductor. Then  tlie lights go up again and discover  three passengers each holding out  the shilling which liicy have loiuui.  ���������London  Chronicle.  limits  which  the     allies     can       be-  without flinching.  '-Recent returns show the losses of  munition ships from submarine warfare are only about a quarter of  what they were when the U-boat  campaign "was at its height. There  have been weeks recently when the  Germans failed to sink a single ton  of munitions."  Lord Beresford, calling attention  to the danger from uninterned aliens  and expressing the belief that many  ships have been torpedoed through  information furnished by spies, and  that a month ago thc British, allied  and neutral tonnage sunk amounted  approximately to 13,000 tons daily.  A fortnight ago it was 4,000 tons  daily, and last week 3,000 tons daily.  These, he declared, were satisfactory  figures, and the spies would be completely beaten when thc British and  Americans got their large fleets of  destrovers on  the water.  Until the .Accursed Menace to    Our  Destinies Is Forever Banished  There is no thought of peace by  understanding with a -victorious Germany among the Canadians at the.  front. From an officer in France  Mr. Walter Jcssop of Toronto has  received a letter giving the point o������  view of the men over there. He  says:  j. tie i1 rcncli peQi>Jc impress m*-,  very much. I do not think we English really understand what nationalism means. We send our soldiers to  light, the French people seem to  fight .with them. There's a big difference. It is a great inspiration to  see United States troops, together  with French and British, in the nearby towns. The more I see of what  German domination has meant and  will mean if it is not wholly and  finally destroj-ed, the more " I am  ��������� convinced that 'his business is worth.  going on with to the end. The other  day I saw a child weeping outside  the ruins of a cottage in the street  of a shattered village. Perhaps it  had been her home and aii her folks  had perished. ��������� I reflected���������as the  pathos of. it all was borne in upon,  me���������that.if wc were not here things  would be like that 'over there.'  . "The spirit of all ranks is one of  complete confidence, and so it behooves our people to maintain the;  same unconquerable spirit at home-  to look tip and not down, forward  and not backward, until the accursed  menace to our destinies is forever  banished  from the earth."  Miller's Worm Powders are not  surpassed by any other preparation  as a vermifuge or worm destroyer.  Indeed, there are few preparations  that have the merit that it has to recommend it. Mothers, aware^ of its  excellence, f.eek its aid at the first indication of the presence of worms in  their children, knowing that it is ai  perfectly trustworthy medicine that  immediate  and   lasting     re-  Minard's  Liniment   Co.,  Limited.  Dear Sirs,���������I had a Bleeding Tumor on my face for a long time and  tried a number of remedies without  any good results. I was advised lo  try MINARD'S LINIMENT, and  after using several bottles it made  a complete cure, and it healed all up  and disappeared  altogether.  DAVID HENDERSON.  Gclleislc Station, Kings Co., N. B.,  O  . ���������   ���������       1*7      HUH  .3Cp I.    XI ,    xsxi-l.  To have the children sound and  healthy is the fi.st care of a mothes*.  They cannot be healthy if troubled  with worms. Use Mother Graves"  Worm Exterminator.  will  lief.'  give  A  sale  the  I through  nionton  till     then      undreamed     <������������������)'   Dour  v.!;..-e     illimitable     diiiif'.iv.'.ioiis  the   arhhiiu-tii:   <>i*   the  d   the   v ei'ilicalioii   of   tilt  ������������������onto'  ���������, c >/..������������������-  pl'.vc-  '<)<  I  I'i.'-!    i  .,    Iml  i n 11' i"  ��������� i'i'  ii.  ��������� i .  I    tl  pii  'Hint iiif*;  I II e )>1 e I.I  :' < '' ,i -rlioll  ���������.in-    tool,    .  lie.   al'llatu  11 io; i,   .mi  i e r  nion,  alike  sin---  i-x-  ..ast  -   .mil  a \u\  li.--.li  of    a  Big Land Sales  g'-e-'t   increase     in      farm      land  ; all over Alberta is indicated J>y  amount,    of      business      passing  the land titles offices in   Inland Calgary, as  reported    lo  It Was Correct  This  teacher was      having  trouble  with   certain  pupils  in  mar.  "Now, little girl, would it be  per to say, 'You can't learn me  thing?"'  "Ycs'm, it would," replied  the  "Oh! Perhaps you can tell  why!"  '"Cause you can't."���������London  wers.  some  gram-  p roan y-  girl.  me  Ans-  Becf From Alberta  An idea- of the importance of the  cattle industry to the territory tributary to Calgary, Alberta, may be  gathered from the fact that during  the last eighteen months 100,000,000  pounds of beef have been shipped  overseas by the local packing plant.  It Takes Nerve  It takes a lot of nerve to stand  behind a counter and charge a man  two dollars for a necktie out of the  same stock you Avcre selling off for  twenty cents four ycars ago, and explain to him that the advance ia  price is due to the scarcity of ma*  tcrial.���������Thc  Baltimore  Sun.  Minard's  Liniment  for  Sale  where.  Every-.  The Real Test  man is so honest  pin,  a  said  he would-  the   admiring-  the.   proviin-ial   government.    The  ures   show   that  there   lias  been  ready   this   year  an   activity  in  direr  been  191.1.  ion,   the  known  like  .iiit'c  nf   which  the boom  fi).-  al-  this  has not  davs of  of    .  11  I I '  Ol     I.  i\V������U-.out, uwir...  More Healthful.  !>*, IHM'rbtxOn CcrTH-r  wiii  .M.������������������  !!!!  II  i  ���������  IU(' ie    l I \  oil I III'  III,  i    no- ��������� i ������������������   .  I   '   I .1 M  i    ���������  i i.i l    iii i y. i  i,  .llll  IOII,  III  I I ,  il.  I I'l  but  I   in  in  Ihe  UIC  Minnrd's  Liniment  Cures   Dandruff.  Modern Farming*  In the Time of Nero It Took Four  and  a Half Days'  Labor to  Grow Bushel of Wheat  _-\*-rt-Mflf-**K-riI-H1'^^  ml. 0T0w0mmm.mm      mB^^im^m^mmmji&���������~mmmmmmmsmm~~ im  -*<������ ii>������i.iu.t-a -.-...,, ..__������������������ ~-,..-JZmjs ~::~-t.^:-^L ..:m~-a:-jr**.".^-^  ^2������{gB-^  en  ntmt  I Jut ton  I !  ior  tl. ���������  I'i  irclor  i(.' . it.  >'���������.   M.   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Domdi'o'- I������*������  dc-Uat-.     coat*  %&*-.  #<���������*.*jc t>Hv  The  (.  long ou  modern  modern  use of modern  three months' 1  wheal a*; colliding ten hours a  for all the wee  and  ten  ycars.  il   took foui   and  .       it       i-       i       , :      . i .. ,     .1  ������;��������� "������������������    ������������������   ���������'������������������   ���������" ���������   "���������    .���������"*...,    ...oil    ....  drill and thc. reaper were, invented il  took thi-.-c hour-.; iii the. reign o  King George V. it takes leu minute-..  No longer is the farmer a drudge.  Today he is a man who mixes  brain;',   with   the   seeds  fi,.   planls     or  .. .-   ;-;-;!   .'v**1'    * i-..*...-.������   in   <.'i i I* ".'in./   if.  his abnii.lan. harvests. 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UMltt-k HI   _*__ll--___u   r*^^ Mi  yrV-~\ C-T C-?_?ft C^HffBC*-.  JhT-i T���������-l������'_���������**"li.^^)B'u^M^^a^^^\^/^7Bu"''������������������..lt.u*^^H)l��������������� It* tui  hast, ~mt.~tmU. a-shs-u .is~~~ ukmudis,sj~m~~  .ulMliMWaaWMWa  ���������.iWHMUiHMaitWHll*'  W4I) llltMH1* HI I Mt+J W If IV MU M-MHAHMU*. ~Httt uiU nUM*|tUt iimm ,kx,~ S v UKi WY    CBKSTOF,    ft'    if1  /f^  far*!-:"- **.   68 "f^-  Tttl-i  tUUlVlJLi 1 J*  AT ������*OT    BY-  HEADON  HILL  WARD. LOCK &CO.��������� LIMITED  London, Melbourne, and Toronto  "But as you are here, Sir Anthony,  1 am sure that it will be a relief to  you to deny this pestilent gossip on  oath," the pompous official proceeded. "You were not in Comlyn  the  day  when  this  poor    lady-���������  on  met her untimely end?"  "I wasn't      within    two  miies," was the blunt reply.  hundred  (dr.r,A I"  rl    fl.  f*t~.rr\-i-mi*  (Continued. >  A man  had  appeared on  the  deck  above  and  was     looking     down      at  them, his  head and  shoulders      only  showing over the bulwarks on which  lie  leaned.    Kis  face was  matted   in  grey hair, but his features, so far as  they were visible, were strikingly  i,���������...1^ _ t-i. .      _. ij    ���������"r  aiollU>U!ia-. J.1IU      .  3IIUU1U-1-       _.���������_-���������_     UI  enormous breadth. Fierce eyes under shaggy brows completed a sinister  picture.  "There you are Mike," Sir. Anthony called" up cheerily. "I want a  word with " you. Shall we come  aboard?"  _ "I can hear what you- say where  you   are,"  was   the   sullen  answer.  "Well, what's this I hear about  your having seen me on the moor  thc other day when I haven't been  in Comlyn for weeks?"  _ The savage cj'es relaxed none of  their menace, yet tiie words of Michael Hever were to some extent  conciliatory.  "I've taken it back, Sir Anthony-  West," he said, dwelling- strangely on  the surname. "1 was in niy cups at  the time, and I've told Sam  Noakes  r-.xr .������ x.  ���������       4. 1-  a    longl.  local  that  iiot  to you.  _ I   am  give    evidence  1 couldn't swear  lo  be  called   to  which  wouldn't amount to a  rov;  gins."  Sir   Anthony   was   no   keen   obscr-j  ver,   but   even   to   his   careless   mind i     ~ . ,.,**   , " "  the   man's   dull   monotone     conveyed' ?2V*---f-    ---'-  the impression of a lesson lcarnc-d by  siote  and repeated  parrotwise.      And  the   scowling   menace   on   the   down-  turned   face   contradicted     any     idea  that the retraction was due to friendly feeling.  "Vou might have realized that  your statement was worthless a little  sooner aud saved me a. "ournev from  London to deny your drunken lies,"  the young- baronet blazed into sudden anger. "Were the other tattlers  who said they saw me in Comlyn  ���������drunk,  too?"  "I can only speak for myself, but  *I was drunk enough for the lot.'' Michael Hever tossed down the insolent reply. And then, as if he were  losing control he bared his gums to  snarl: "You ought to thank youi  Stars my evidence isn't wanted. It  would have been the proudest deed  I'd ever done to have helpd to hang  you at Bodmin jail."  "Come away, Tony," Mavis laid  her hand on her companion's arm,  and Sir Anthony, who had turned  dangerously white under the tirade,  allowed himself to be led from the  temptation to retaliate. And nothing was to be gained by further parley. They had at least established  the fact that the principal witness of  Sir Anthony's presence in the village  had proved himself a broken reed  ���������whom Superintendent Noakes had  flung away as useless. They mounted the steps up the cliff without referring to the extraordinary interview with Hever, avoiding it by mutual consent. But at the top West  broke into a boyish laugh.  ��������� "For twopence I'd have gone up  on lo ihe hulk and thraslicd that  scoundrel," lu- said. "Simply because  lie betrayed me into an unpardonable  rudeness to you, dear. 1 didn't mean  to imply that you had had a rt'rop  too much when you were deceived bv  this  rotten   Zingari   ribbon."  Mavis, walking at his side across  the dower house lawn to let: him out  at the wicket gale, ignored the boisterous jest.  "1 am glad that you have seen 1 lever." she ' replied gravely. "You will  pow be- able lo make it quite _ clear  at the inquest tomorrow, without  fear of contradiction, thai you were  ���������well,  wherever  you  were,  Tony."  P.ut, though they parted on that-  note and Sir Anthony whistled \r.:\\\-  to keep up his spirits as lie returned  to Merlin Farm, he left the coro,ii*-rY  luquiry next day a broken man. lie  knew "ih.-iI he was broken, and thai a  ton! stain would rest on his n;r.ue,  though not a word was uttered showing ihat from any quarter hud blown  a breath of suspicion connecting him  with   the  tragedy al  Comlyn   Court.  .It was thc i.u-l of his having been  Called as a witness aud of having-  tendered, or, rather, withheld. the  evidence he did, which would cause  liim lo walk ii.i tho shadows for the  rest of his life unless Mrs. Morviiit's  murderer were caught. And_ that in  .spite of the almost apologetic treatment accorded t<������ him by the coroner, who prefaced his questions with  an allusion to tlu* vague and inadequate rumors which had induced the  police   (o   require   his   alUndance.  "flao*  ~-^-r-~-~m^rmm -I.    AtMV  the heated imagination of local busy bodies can  lead you into," he directed a severely  audible aside at Superintendent  Noakes, who was breathing heavily  at his elbow. Turning to beam at  the witness, he seemed on the point  of dismissing him, instead of which  with kindly intent he returned to the  charge and proceeded to stir, up the  mud which was to engulf Tony West  in a hopeless morass.  "Of course, you will understand,  Sir Anthony, that you were only  summoned to give evidence of what  you might have seen in the village  had these ridiculous rumors of your  presence been true," he.- went on.  "Anything a representative of your  honored family could have told us  would have carried great weight.  "And while we are about it���������just to  save you from being worried at  some future time, when the police  have worked up their clues���������can you  indicate a little more plainly, so that  in our red tape fashion it can be  formally verified exactly where you  were on the afternoon and night of  the tenth of this month?"  Be it rembered that Sir Anthony  West was a soldier, a very careless  young man, and till a year or two  ago, as lord of Western Abbey, the  most important personage in the  district. But, for all the dignity oi  his breeding and the courage which  -was his by right of birth and training, he cut a sorry figure before that  friendly question. He gazed round  the room in evident distress, his  eyes seeming to seek suggestion or  solace among the ranks of the spectators, whence Jasper Morgan was  regarding him with a steadily in-  He shifted his gaze  to Mavis, present in case her evidence should need repetition or addition.     She,   too,  was  plainly  hang  ing on   the answer  lie  was yet  shining  and  her  to  lips  himself  give,  her  ej-es  half parted.  Then,   suddenly,     he   was  again���������a gentleman who had given a  promise  which  he  could  not    break,  however trivial the purport of it.  "I am sorrv, Mr. Coroner," he replied, "that 1 cannot say just where  I was that day or night. I should  have to drag in names that I must  keep out of it. You know the world  sir._ An officer on leave from his  regiment cannot be pinned down to  time and place when in London."  A hush fell upon the court room.  There were those in it who had  known Sir Anthony from boyhood,  and the}- looked at one another in  dismay. Surely, their glances said,  thc young fool could not understand  the serious inference that would be  drawn from his refusal to have his  bare statement verified. A minute  later these well-wishers breathed  more freely. The coroner was  speaking, and it appeared that hc  was not going lo press the point.  (To Be Continued.)  Doctor's Only Chance  Wife���������Hello!     Dr.   Bunvun?    Yes?  an-  Comc right away.  Mr. Little has  other one of his  spells.  Doctor (half an hour later)���������Why  didn't you send for mc sooner? You  should not have waited till your husband was  unconscious.  Wife���������Well, as long as he had his  senses he wouldn't let mc send for  you.���������New  York  Evening World.  States__ and in Canada, an organized  campaign is working for the eradication of the barberry in all    sections  The Rust Menace  In Canada  likely to infect the growing grain. It  was wrought out in* congress in  Washington by the Hon. George  Young of North Dakota, that the  settlers in the colony of Massachusetts in 1755 were aware of the intimate relations between the Barberry  plant, and rust on wheat, and that a  law was passed thirty years ago providing for the rooting out of the  oil rub in that jurisdiction, Denmark,  however, has begun the modern cru-  COflA        rxrxA      X..--      XT_..- T.rt*._        "_:*"_   .......       _.-.,, .���������.  *.<���������.!_.������., ������..������._- -...ie jtion. -.v..-. Aoung say*.  that rust has practically disappeared  from the wheat fields of that progressive Scandinavian country since  the carrying into effect' of the campaign against the innocent-appearing  barberry.  Apparently this plant is "host" for  the rust, which is carried on the  winds as far as two or three hundred miies. That is how rust in Canada may have come via the air  route from the United States, or how  rust in the Dakotas or Montana or  some other state in the republic may-  have been carried from plants in  Canada. When the climatic conditions are suitable, it fastens to the  wheat, and then, to complete the cycle the-parasite returns to the barberry which preserves it in health  during ihe winter. Almost invariably, hitherto, there has followed a  sharp reduction in yield wherever the  ordinary spring wheat has been attacked. That is where Seager Wheeler enters as a factor in the future'of  Western   Canada  grain  growing.  For the past eleven years, on his  farm near Rosthcrn on "the Canadian  Northern Railway in Central Saskatchewan, he has been "breeding" a  strain of wheat that matures early.  In itself that should be of value as  a guarantee against loss by frost.  But there is the added significance  that by the lime the rust usual!** develops on wheat in the w-est, his  wheat has developed to the point  where it can do practically no harm.  While little has been said iu public in Canada, the leadc s in Canadian agriculture have been closely  watching the rust evil in all its ramifications. Now, Dean Rutherford of  the University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon,  points   out:  "The people of Saskatchewan are  fully aware of the fact that rust can  come to us from Dakota or from any  of the states to the south and gets  started when our conditions are favorable to its propagation and spread..  For instance, in 1916 the rust wave  from the stales to the south gradually pushed up in a north-westerly  direction far past Saskatoon. The  stales to the south are waging war  against the barberry. Manitoba, Saskatchewan, and I think Alberta, have  included the barberry bush amongst  their noxious weeds on account of it  being a host plant for the rust.  Steps are being taken to have it destroyed in all gardens and hedges."  And further:  "Conferences have been held already in 'Western Canada for the  purpose of discussing ways and  means of preventing Tiist-d One of  the matters that received consideration was that of the barberry and it  was recommended that this plant be  destroyed. The barberry has not  been used extensively in Western  Canada, yet, probably more of it can  be found \\\ parks and large public  grounds than anywhere else. "As  these are under governing bodies,  either municipal or government, it  will be a very easy matter to have  this plant eradicated. The Dominion  department of agriculture is interesting itself in this important question  and has under way carefully planned  investigations with reference to Jt."  L\~.A     Gr.r.rrrx-    Wtisslar-     ci.r.     /���������_{* '     ",'e  ^x.xxx      xjx,v.{x,x.x        a r --CC--.1       xrxlj'x.      OX R1S  new "breed" of wheat:  "Red Bobs comes up to aii my expectations in practically every respect���������more so than I could reasonably expect; I personally consider it  a perfect wheat to  suit our    condi-  .*.��������� "I--        J.1- .        ������������.       --_.        rxr.Zx.X        rxC 1 *  nun.    xii    tne    nc-i*,    xix    jjuj-.il    Ox    Caril-  ness to reasonably escape damage  from early fall frosts and rust. These  two points alone make it a very  promising sort, as frost in every season gets some of the crops, anil in  1916 the loss from rust alone' in  Canada amounted to $135,000,000.  "Red Bobs matures a week to ten  days earlier than even Marquis.  While it is not altogether rust resistant it is practically immune owing  to its stage of filling at the time  rust begins to develop, so that rust  cannot do any damage to the grains  as it will be filled before rust makes  any headway in the crop.  "Of other good qualities its great  strength of straw enables it to be  grown on land and stand up where  ether sorts (except Kitchener) lay  down owing to excessive soft  growth in rich land. Another good  quality: the heads fill completely,,  where in other sorts many heads  haye empty spikeiets. Red Bobs is  being grown this. season in many  districts ������in the three prairie provinces and will be put to- -a severe  test, but I am confident that it will  make a  good  showing."  In a broad sense Canada must regard Red Bobs wheat as a good gitt  from Australia. Out there, under  the Southern Cross, in 1905, a farmer "crossed" a wheat without name  with a barley called Nepaul. A hard  beardless, good milling wheat was  the result, but���������it was unmarketable  because it was white. Some samples  came to this country and experiments with it Were made during a  period of several year... But it remained white. Then Seager Wheeler, in 1907, began his experiments  with it. By dint of great care and  patience has has gotten the Red  Bobs. He gave it that name because  he is a great admirer of "Bobs" the  soldier, and because he thinks one  day it will be a great factor in the  prosperity of the Dominion, a devel-  | opment in which the beloved Field  j Marshal Mould have taken pride.  Appointed    Chief    Engineer  Reason to  Believe  That  Eradication  of This Evil Is '"Clearing  Solution  What rust on grain has cost the  Canadian farmer in cold cash  Ihrough startling reductions in yield,  and what, in turn, thc consequent  cut in spending power has meant in  hardship to tlie wage earners in  eastern Canada who produce goods  western Canadians buy, can probably  not be calculated. But no two representative* grain growers or nianu-  facUu'Ci--. would Iu-.--.it.iii: to declare  thc cost to Canada as one expressed  in terms of hundreds of millions of  dollars. So anything tending lo lessen the power of this curse to the.  grower oi grain is certain to work  out to the general advantage of Canada, And, it appears now that there  is good reason for optimism among  those who have been actively engaged  iu  solving the problem and  so in-  Xtxa.   J.   J.VJL.    j.\..   j.- an e  bairn has becen appointed chief engineer of the C. P. R.  system, replacing  Mr. J. G.# buliivan,  chief engineer, who  is retiring to_   enter  P*0,-*S">   T- <-������ Vk *���������*'-������   J-* f- ������ /��������������� A ������S  the announcement  .nade by special circular issued by Sir  George Bury, vice-  president, and approved by Lord  Shaughnessy, the  president.  Too much credit  cannot be accorded  Mr. Fairbairn,  whose rise has been  the result of sterling service rendered the company  since he joined  them in 1892. Mr.  Fairbairn was born  in Peterborough 45  years ago. He entered the Toronto  University, where  he graduated.  Following a short private practice  in British Columbia, Mr. Fairbairn  joined the Canadian Pacific Railway  in June, 1892, in the engineering department and became assistant engineer at Montreal, August, 1901, and  resident engineer at Ottawa 12  months later. After three ycars in  the Ottawa division, he returned to  Montreal as division engineer, and  was transferred to    Toronto      some  J. M. R. Faikbairi-i.  months later, from which place he  returned to Montreal in November.  1907, iu a similar capacity. It was  in October, 1908, that Mr. Fairbairn  was made principal assistant at  Montreal, two years later being promoted to engineer of maintenance of  way, and in June, 1911, was made  chief engineer of eastern lines, a position lie occupied up to the time of  his present promotion, which is the  highest  railway  position   attainable.   ���������  crca:,ir.g t  ada's food  cause, ;-.nd  Canadians  I'acilic.  "Mam  i.   (YYctiVviu:,;,     of     Cm  contribution   lo  the  allied  the   base   of prosperity  of  from   the  Atlantic   lo   the  l-.e.-.pl.',   indeed  _<*������-*))itWM*ifcit������ tttumvsmf  imtlimMK r-ramilattil   V.yeVuh.  "xilSm^],^-^^^^^^^^' Eve** inflamed l>v  ������f-SSBITtS ;-'".''". *������**v" -J-...y-"*/."1! [..ui  TOUR *tltO������N(������Sm������rliBf,Jui-Eye-Comfort  ���������aHisrlft-sILjrettcMc^  t~~ _!.."���������-.-, in Ti-b'M ?������������������*.   ������*->i- ''.'������������������*'��������� "f**" l-'v ���������   ���������">������������������*���������  Z*7~~.      . , ,. a*.,...-  ���������������-.������.. nj>~. xri~      ^fc������-...-.������. ������  \7.      N.      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'Para-Sani keeps bread, cheese,"cakes, butler and meat fresh* and free  irom contamination.    Para-Sani will save many times its cost by prevent-  t ���������***������������������ <V     ���������* \t tf *\ r* 4'i-\ A/sl-***      * m* ,~m ~ m m*     "f~% /^^1,****- .  1   ������������������  Applefom Counter Check Book Co������������ Ltd  17s fv/f ���������������*. ./���������..-av.rtf  I  -ay.  j Pjir������-S������ni ������c*it prepaid on receipt  ct   pric<* or C.O.D. - -.^  I  t\ irr.      xl  ������    ���������    ������*������������������        4X~.  W������t\.rs.TI -������-?r-������  va   ������...   a x  7 4. x   X..- a. 0.  X St   0   **- *  ������������"/-_.. I*. .  L  ������ lb.  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A���������^K*.������������^���������,*-   TWTTT?.QT.Air   OHT   Rrrl.  at 9.30 D.m.  ~*v a t      -.p.- a. tr-s uf a "���������"-.is"'  ^kfr-'B-" ���������   a _TA ��������� _   Kan   vv a I  ka*������     JLU'WJ-.A   &4U-* -fc^---.   J-aJaaA^al    V   *>    ���������_*_"_.    A  IT* A  -T   F?   Fare   i  aula  -      ~-m.     "rl*"fL������.'-iaM^al      ���������_���������**"** .*"la*������-"*"-l  %JRi"Sm -E, lilt���������**  A A vei-aa  g.*~.  I  ^ir-������^|S**r*i-nr SB^_f*>li***ci*������"iS->.  ������*-_"*_" fl^a 1"! i***1Piri*VL _  JUIUft*'*-lJ-������a&      Jj_4_.������<wm������������������wa-.  ������r   -*���������������      a������>������->-       ������������������������������������������'������a ai������-.��������� ��������������������� 0x   xmr-*~;0X0x  m*^%J>*Jr> mM^-\-i-m.y  Dates of sale: Oct. 1st, 2nd and 3rd.    Return limit, Oct. 4th.  CR.a> m.m*S0mm>m*~' 40. IX V  Three passengers was all their was  aboard the eastbound express when it  reached Oreston on Sunday. This was  due to the fact that the boat from Nelson was hours late in reaching Kootenay Landing, and the train did not  wait for the conneetion.  Stil! another week of ideal haying  weather has prevailed, and the total  cut on the flats is well now over the!  1300 ton mark and all hands still going  strong. However, the ranchers are s'd  confident-that the situation is safe!  that Sunday haymaking has been cut  out.  Owing to an unusual rush of shipping at the Union this month R. B.  Staples has found it impossible to do  justice to the work of secretary to the  fall fair and has resigned. At a, directors' meeting on Monday night  Guy Oonstabis was elected to*5Ucceed.  Work turned iu at Red Cross headquarters this week includes, one pair of  knitted socks from Miss Frances Lyne,  a suit of pyjamas from Mrs. Fraelick,  and a bundle of. old linen donated by <  Mrs. Ebutt. There is also a donation  of three pairs of socks from Mrs, McMurtrie.  The Board of Trade wiii again see to  it that a display of Creston fruit, etc.,  is made at the Cranbrook fair next  month. Tf possible the agricultural  association will be asked to take  charge of it, but if they are unable to  tackle the proposition. Messrs. Gibbs,  Bevan anb Geo. Johnson are deputed  to handle it for the board.  SEND FOR PRIZE LIST  At-.* JL-"*  i "T^ TR ff /Vf  y  _-S-B  4-m-%-9\---J~M.      G-~\a*~m      ST -agS   ������OSl-SS.1  Bibth���������In  Creston,   on   Sept. I2th,  *?   ���������"_���������*"���������> *"i  For Sale���������Two home made rugs.  Apply Review Office.  Birth���������On September 8th, to Mr.  and Mrs. W. H. Crawford,' a son.  Creston's 1918 fall fair is only two  weeks off. Have you filled ont your  entry form yet?  Notice���������On and after Sept. 15 milk,  delivered in Creston will be 15 cents a  quart.���������Creston Dairymen.  P. G. Ebbutt got back on Wednesday from an extended business trip at  points as far as Port Arthur, Ont.  Mrs. and Miss Boyd of Chaple.iu,  Ont., arrived on Wednesday, and will  spend a few days in Creston, guests of  Mrs. A. L. Cameron.  Crest un milkmen have just served  notice that commencing Sunday the  price of milk delivered goes up from  10 to 15 cents a quart.  Work by the Day���������Wanted, work  by tiie day or hour. Also family  washing to do at home.���������Mrs. J. B.  Kennedy, Victoria Ave.  The scholars in Division II. at the  school had a couple of holidays the  ��������� ���������ar'y part of the week, Miss Kane, the  teacher, being on the sick list.  I  F. l.<*\vi>-. who has been doing duty I  as   tit*.*   patrol    across,    the    Kootenay '  Hiv.-i* --inc.-  ������ ai ly in  July, came home  the   fore   part   of   the   week,   the   lire  '.sal eli .-.'asi'ii" on .-"apt. 7th.  The September meeting of the school  board is called for Monday night at  the schoolhouse.  Ave., has this week   moved   into  Reid house on Victoria Avenue.  .he  Three auto loads   of  young   people  J. T. Mangan was here from Fernie  for his usual monthly visit the fore  part of the week. About a dozen men  are cutting posts for  the  firm  near  were at Porthiil Saturday   night   for |0ornCrce������ anew campTeing^pened  The closing date for entries at the  Creston fall fair has been altered to  Thursday, Sept. 26th.  It looks to be officially announced  that Thanksgiving Day this year will  be on Monday, Oct. 14th.  Milch Cow For Sale���������Grade Hol-  stein, will freshen last week in Sep-  tembes, a bargain. Hilton, Attwood  Ranch.  The Red Cross ladies are now on the  warpath to sell 500 tickets at two bits  each on a lot that has been donated  them to raffle.  Wanted���������Man not subject to military call (returned soldier preferred) to  do mechanical work and drive car.���������  R. S. Bevan, Creston.  Miss Muriel Hobden, who has spent  the past six weeks with friends at  Bowden, and other Alberta points returned home on Monday.  The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid announce that they will again serve their  usual Thanksgiying Day dinner this  year.    Full particulars later.  Father Murphy of Caanbrook was a  Creston visitor over tlie week end.  ministering to the spiritual needs of  Father Kennedy's parishoners,  E. MeGonegul, who has been occpy-  ing the  Maione   cottage   on   McLeod  the hard times  masquerade dance   in  the Oddfellows' Hall in that town.  The primary room at the school got  into action on Tuesday. This year's  teacher is Miss I. Ross, whe arrived  from New Westminster on Monday  afternoon.  Mrs. Urquhart of Moscow, Idaho,  spent a few days here last week with  Mrs Oatway, en route home froru a  holiday- with friends at Okanagan  valley points.  J. W. Smith of Victoria, who has  been here for about a month looking  after the lands' department interests  in the Kootenay Flats haying problem, left for home on Tuesday.  The shooting season opens to-morrow. If weather is right there will be  the usual rush to the hunting grounds  the next few days. Grouse are reported quite plentiful in these parts this  season.  for them the early part of the month  The financial statement of the Red  Cross for the week shows an intake of  $3. $2.50 of this is from a pair of socks  donated by Mr, Collis which were raffled and won by Robt. Stark. The  other half-dollar is from the usual  Tuesday collection.  Express shipments in frnits still continue heavy. Outside of carload lots  this is about the only safe way to ship  stuff any distance, the local freight  service this year being anything but  satisfactory for even semi-perishable  commodity shipping.  Creston was invaded by a quartette  of lady collectors from Sirdar for the  Navy League Fund on Saturday.  That they were expert at the work  will be gleaned from the fact Mint  they gathered in over $60 in town  and on the train coming and going to  that town.  fitonlmmr-Ahltomy  UUUBGI   EI OH  The weather still has a summery touch to it to be sure,  but with inid-Heptember upon uh cooler climatic conditiona arc,  ansr.redly, just around thf. corner.  For both Kail and Winter wear wu have ,junt opened out  a, .stock of Moii'h Wear in ���������.'-voral' linen that certainly haH never  been "-.colled in town, either for quality in the goods or moderate! ior*. in prk-e.    Wo make npeeial mention of   an -af ���������  Sm'fitL.01   *.**  -     I   OU..O-    70.  0-00.t a*0  *V    ..    -I .47   f*1 ���������.47.7047 0XJ  X���������*X00 70 7��������� ^ Trm   xr -.w  Shirts in great variety.     Mackinaw Stag Shirts  Mackinaw full length Shirts      Mackinaw Coats  Uiu.itzsoviiui im Cx..r.-)i.ia������:~isii. arid Two Piece  Sweaters, all kinds.        Pullover Mitts  Full line Socks in Woof, Cafthrner** and Cotton           * a,���������, .    7.W r        .    m ���������������. -  JLeather Kjtootiti.        iviizn .> utuu j-s-uyo    wvoui -.jui..  With tiie iikliiiood of inc. <-ane������i pi i<-< i. an iiie. ���������>  it \h the wineMl, kind  of economy ���������������'������ pwohit'.f  "w*  'ni ..<<  a'OJIn"  i^^mt^i'i  'I.. ,1  1 . / i  a ������ , -  M-fwwf t<4   ~tmm   _*"*'���������*.*<*    "v*    wi hi W M  gygq^yQqjpiyvg**  Hrrthtirc  p.,*-* Q t\p fl Q B V_9 D '4J?  The young people of town are entertaining at a dance to-night in the  Auditorium at 0 o'clock, with Creston  orchestra music. The proceeds will be  donated to the oyerseas soldiers' tobacco fund. **''  A. E. Kincaid of Revelstoke, grand  chancellor of the B.C. grand lodge  Knights of Pythias, paid the Creston  IC.P. Lodge an official visit on Wednesday night.  No service was held in the Presbyterian Church last Sunday, and it will  likely be the end of the month before  the new pastor arrives. The ladies, of  course, are carrying on the Sumluy  school as usual.  aT. D. Moore of Kaslo, road superintendent, is spending a few d.vys here  this week, supervising starting operations on the building of the new rond  to cut down tho heavy grade at the  Arrow Creek hill.  For Saw.���������Hot 'water tank,and  piping, all fittings, union, elbows and  taps necessary iu the average home,  all uh good as uow. Cost $5.1; will  sell for $.15. Can be seen at the manse,  or apply at Speers' store.  Mrs. T, Baines, who Iuih been undergoing treat.ment at the Cranbrook  hospital for the past two weeks, returned home ou Tuesday, and is slowly recavering from the effects of the  operation .she uiidoiaVi-nt then:.  The ncrvice in Christ Church on  Mundav will lie morning prayer only,  .villi ���������.���������-���������*������������������ I ������������������������:������. ion <>f llolv Communion  at the close. The harvest, tluinksgiv-  ',:,>' -.ei'vice will he held on Sunday,  Oct. 0th    morning and evening.  Mm. II. I j. Croiithwiiit is a NcIhou  "���������'niitnr t his week. While at play ou  'Sunday morning Muster Tumi t'n.sl.i-  Wiiil hail llir iiiihlie I un.' to !i,i .< a fall  'find bully friM'tiired his riehi arm,  land Mi s. ('rosthwait tool: mm mine  ' i������iw������i'tl id in I bit) i* ity for I real n hi it, t he  limine    d/t*,. .v|    llrr-l    i ��������� -1 a. >i t..    he    iva  I I'niniiii' uh aii' fine.  Miss A. L. Moore of Los Angles,  Calf., was a Creston yisitor a few days  the fore part of the week. Her brother, H. A. Moore of Medicine Hat,  Alta., was here in July. Both are desirous oj: securing fruit lands here and  Miss Moore is looking over some properties her brother took a fancy to.  Mr. J. G. Smith's ten-acre ranch  changed hands this week, the buyer being Sam" Bysouth of Sirdar, who  is taking immediate possession, Mr.  Smith moving into the house in town  occupied by Mrs. Heath, which figure;  in the deal. Until lately Mr. Bysouth  had charge of the C.P.R. boarding  house in Sirdar.  John Keen, M.P.P., who paid another visit to Creston a few d-xys ago  in connection with the settlement of  the division of.the hay crop on Kootenay fiats, states that the value of the  agricultural and horticultural exports  of that end of the riding for this season will exceed the @������Uv>,000 mark.���������  Kaslo Kootenaian.  The Women's Institute meeting this  afternoon will be a sewing session and  the completing of all arrangements  for the fall fair on September 28th.  The ladies have a particularly fine lot  of classes in the. sewing and fancy  work sections and are sure to have a  fine display in all lines that will graat-  I ly exceed previous years.  3*1  1\Ts>C7n.  '<%%  S xOm*  ���������  m  -40 V  .Yotnpton "s  t^Jt g/JS/ g.  and A la Grace Corsets  week  arrived  -ill?  af*-?  Below are a few descriptions  of same and prices:  No. 251, Coutil, medium bust, Ioiir hip, averap-e figure-  2117  low  n  ������0H  low  ii  W.  medium  ,i  131  medium  it  ���������170  low  K  505  u  low  <  loil������  it.  Full  long  ii  medium  long  it  average  long  S,,  full  long  ii  slight  lodg  ���������>(  average  ��������� 41.51)  ..  1.5(1  - 1.75  - 2.00  - 2..50  - 2.00  .. 2.50  Let us show you these Corsets.    We have a  nice stock to  suit all figures.  T  "at. JB-  jiBSiini  HWNij-lidll  LIMITED  Mmmmmmmm~~*-Smmimm~)k  m*m*Wm\mWm*mm--mi  ~V     im-mmmMmmmmmSMm^^  tmm-sm^smjtmmmUtm~-m~mtsymmmmmmt--^ *..-**-���������. 1J1--������,MUUaM������tt^i.���������a.uU���������.���������,_._.,..���������'t/tlitmsMmtrmiwtmilM i.. suiirnh irSmmm !������>-*������*W--wW^*la-i   -. s-~ aa- ���������a-.^.. ������-***������������������ ��������� ___.���������.-. v-.,....��������� r  'taJfflfjMli.-iMffla*^^  2!f!!!y!!J-l^  "Tf   .^���������BiiaiauBattiyayaff''���������'������������������__���������,  - -  \mmm������Htomrirt.^m0m~m .'A  ^i^*iM_?_?tf

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