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Array _. .. .   l|niHIWH������"������!lln..l!li.llBM|  '������������������:':���������������������������.'��������� : ������������������ "V.".".V .���������', '-- ���������������������������i^<:^:\~l:dKi^?ZSS  .IVY  y-j*o>-  rtirS***?  ,������b**.*V*:J:  ":..<>  BS    '55      s      .-g  gw -���������gpi  w inww  Vol. X;  -C^ST0H, B. 0.f FBIB4Y; AUGUST 9, 1918  No. 26  > *  .t.,..,.;Vr  Exit Raspberries  Enter Tomatoes  AtH  if>l*/������il.ai*TV������0,1     *������f*n+n      #^*P      *������*>r-w^V������ritw***i*<><r*  ���������. ^J" -J���������_^ww,j������W������       VH.MTW XSm. M. mm*07-*^0x~^m.j~.Ji'*~rai-  is still moving, but to all intents and  purposes the season is closed. Had not  dame nature rung down the curtain a  forcible halt would have been called  due to the fact that few, if any more  crates are available, For the first time  in many seasons the Union warehouse  ib bars cf both raspber**'lr svnct strawberry crates, quite a few of the latter  haying been pressed into service for  the tail-end-af-the-season shipping.  The export of rasps is now over 6000  Union shipments alone running oyer  5000 crates; fully a thousand heavier  than 1917,  Plums got onto the shipping list  last week, and to-day there is quite an  outgo of the Peach variety: This sort  will be more prominent this year than  formerly'as considerable young tree of  them are starting to yield for the first  time. However, List year's shipping of  3500 crates will not be equalled in 1918.  Tomatoes started moving last .week  also, but as yet the export is not heavy  Fraser & Son with fifteen-crates on  Wednesday being the most notable  individual shipment to date. Tomatoes right now look like a crop of 8000  crates, which is a decided gain oyer  last vear., Shinment-ja ������n -Fhi- haw been  mostly to points in the Pass, and iip  to the present satisfactory prices have  been had in the face of considerable  American competition. Cucumbers are  coming along in quantities now and  like-to'ssatoss' they pr-osaise. to snake a  name fer 1918 in the extent of production, though possibly not in the way of  big prices, though as yet there, is no  occasion to worry as   to   the market.  Cabbage, which  has  been Roving  .since the middle of "July, is still; com- icte traffic  ing quite strong, and  so  far. has  ail  been placed to advantage, about a ton  camping ' outfit along in t"heir Over,  land car, and were enjoying the outing despite the mosquitoes encountered, earlier on the trip. '."..'������������������  The bridge ,to the Canyon has been  closed t-o vehicle traffic- a log across  the road at each end giying warning  to that effect. For foot passengers, of  course, it is still available.  Raspberry shipping Will wind tip  very early next week. ' The; Season  has been a banner one for all the shippers, both  as to quantity and prices  Hatjr' Cutj^DKsr Will  a shortage of-cups and the strawberry  haiiocks and. crates were utilized.  Mrs. Stewart of OttawaV. Ont., arrived on Tuesday and will sp&nd "the"  nest few weeks here with her brother,  J, M. Craigie.  Tomatoes started raoying on Wednesday of last week, W. G. Littlejobn  again -leading the seasonY Due to a  shortage of the hothouse variety there  was a fine market for tomatoes for the  opexiirig w.eek of the local season.  EJrick'sqn also, leads, the procession in  the first-pf-theiseasbn plum shipping,  Teddy Haskins having the first crate  out on Wednesday of last week.  Rev. J. 8'. Mahood. of Q������een?s   Bay,  was a week-end yisitor with Mr.   and  Mrs. Blair..;    .-.        y. '��������� ���������'������������������������������������ y:.\\  Dr. Riitledge, the . Cranbrook   yet.,  .. .  ._������.. .       j f.... ... _.. ������  I a^a.aja.a.   a.a.  ��������� J!    iX     ~.rxS   >������i iv )fuiu);  ..% . -J���������'  ever, things are not. as good as last  year, when Crrnbrook got away with  the bulk of the local crop. The shut  down of the camps and smaller shifts  at the mines in part accounting for  this.  No effort is being made to market  neW potatoes. As low as $50 a ton is  quoted at Okanagan points, and local  growers arc optimistic - enough to  think that fall and winter market will  be worth waiting for as our potatoes  have not anywhere near attained  their size, and $40 potatoes this fall  doeB not look unrasonable right   now  Soipping of "thinings" as cooking  apples stopped on Monday. Sirdar io  wending out real good Transparenta,  Duchess and Astrakhans as cookerrs  and to stand up alongside them local  growora haye had to pack tho same  quality for this class of trade. All grades nf apples show remarkable size for  this tonson of the year, and every day  sees a raise in tho estimate of the Valley crop this year, one enthusiast having it np to 60 cart-loads now.  ra cto xm iJa uaciooaaf aauia  day, on 'thezsgular inspection of the  Company horses. These are'about 20  head in the barn at presg'hi.;- V-...  The old Canyon bridge^the. one  next" the wreeked high leyeT structure  ���������has been' declared unsafe-, fbri' veh-  and an - ofetrii^ibn-j-jlaced  acrbsseach end to warn travellers to  that effect.      '    :* ���������������������������������������������*������������������������������������*���������-^   ,-  After spending ft-few. days.. looking  oyer Jthe lands, ��������� /ind discussing all  phases of the situation With all comers, ,T. W. Smith-Inspector.: of lands,  left yesterday for "Victoria,.- where, he  will complete his.research-by a care-*  ful-going over the records in the lands  department, and takinf up some phases of the o.uestion with the minister, in  charge. ���������,....< .  ... Before leaving, however, Mr. Smith  in a talk with Tna R,jryiBW informed  that cutting will not start until August 20th,, and anyone starting haying  operations before then does so at their  own risk. During his stay here he was  deluged literally y/ith applications for  haying rights, but he has deferred issuing permits until his retvu-n from the  coast, where he expect.* to remain  only a few days*  Mr Smith stated that ranchers who  haye cut, hay for several years on the  same spot will have such priority respected wherever the situation justify  ies such consideration, and haymakers will be instructed to do their hay-;  'making with regard to working due  east, west, north, or south as the case  maybe. V  Mr. Smith was very much impressed with the- large areas of hay  across the river. In fact, due to haying to come here here hurriedly before  even haying a preliminary look oyer  mlstters; the magnitude of the Koot-  ertay Flats hay lands was a bit^ of a  reyelation to him.  "Mr; Smith has.the plans for handling the situationVwJell in hand, but he  refuses to divulgeV any <������f the details  until after his return from the capital.  sen ted to allow visitors to look the  hive over and' give them all the information they are curious enough to  ask about it and beekeeping in general, provided that his callers Will make  a smaller Wge contribution all of  which wiii foe turned into the local  Red Cross organization, He would  ask that they come Sunday afternoons  and thus not Interfere with   his other  work; The bees are all   good   natured ., _  and can be viewed in   perfect  safety. {.?<������**? T" Wevated owyg tonone  too mncR,prize money and so many  classes to spread it over.    However.  Fall Fair Prize  List is Complete  Fall fair directors* and committee  meetings haye been fairly frequent of  late in an effort to adjust the prize list  so as to have it satisfactory to the different departments represented.   The  perfect  In the past many  haye   expressed  a  desire to inspect Mr. Wearmouth's invention and it ie hoped   such a  favorable opportunity will not be missed.  MHse m9iai(n������j  ' Geo. Hood was a Nelson   visitor   a  couple of days the latter part  of   the  week, returning on Sunday.  G. H. Bohlee, was also a Nelson visitor early this week, getting home on  Tuesday. Mr Bohlee has parted company with his Gray-Dort auto, which  was purchased last v/esk by Frank  Rose.  '��������� Miss Fcxali of Michel arrived on  Tuesday and is a guest of Mrs.; Collis  at present.. ���������������������������.*=-:-  ' L. N. P. Leamy, who is operating  a tie camp here, moved the family  down from Creston last week, anc -are  occupying the house on Dr. Wells'  ranch. ....  '.-.:-' rV- '-���������  Erickson  Erickson has the distinction of being  tho-ilrst point in the Valley to put on  a motor truck for store delivery purposes. Murdoch McLeod has had Inn  Ford car rebuilt for that purpose, and  Mahagor Telford 1h a mont efficient  driver now.  Gerald Craigie was at Cranbrook a  couple of dayn the latter part of tho  week. He motored that far with  MeHfirH. Wright and Nelson on thoir  return to Iturmin.  A. Lindley of the B.C. Fruit Market,  Luthbridgc, jMta., wan a buuincss visitor   here   on    Monday,   booking   up  ..l.l'aaa-aa.aaaa'.o     <7,f    *iv),>ljan       ������*������-*#*     ���������*���������*'*      ra*la..a������  '     - " ' *  '     X    .  HnoB of fruita and vegetable**. - Ilia  client,!! here all apeak highly of the re-  turn ii he got thorn on uoft l'ruitii.  Mra. Jlnrgn arrived from FaHHiifern  on Tueiiday on a vlult to her mother,  f.ii... tvyi-ktiiun.  Meuurti. Nolnon and Wright, and the  ������..������<  ......    ���������������.,.     ������.,...,,    ,,������.    ar.......a;..     ��������� i������..  who  havo   been   on   a   camping trip  I iit-jkllia-ka     i.',i������Mt.     ts <..a....|i| v,    xa/..,,.   liMifl'l'  e.auvan here for a   few iluyu the latter  part, ot   t.tie   wettk.    'limy   pack   liieir  The La/oterDay oaintsSunday school at Deer Lodge opened with a��������� fine  attendance on'Snnday last, with Elder Boadway,:who Vhas had previous  8.8. experience, iin charge. At a ban.  tisimai srrvice at Portliill last month  twelve new members were received into the church..,     ,���������.        ..: j v  ��������� . :.      -���������  A. R, Swanson has purchased the  ten-acre partly improved ranch that  adjoins his own near the corner, and  will start in at once to improve things  particularly the buildings.  Victor Wesling pulled out on Tuesday for Cranbrook on the lookout for  a winter's job somewhere in the Pass.  Harvesting has started on the Company farm, oat cutting being under  way. The straw is inclined to bo short  but the grain ss fairly well headed out  The second crop of alfalfa is reudy for  taking off.  T. R. Mawson has been selected as  secretary to the'school board with F.  Knott as chairman. A teacher  for the present year has been advertised for wiih the usual grist of applications coming along.  There In a noticeable decrease in the  cat population around the mill due to  a 1'ttle artillery clean np in this line  by some of t*ho residents there, on Tuetv  day night. About a dozen and a half  of the felines figured in the casualties.  , Raspberry whipping will continue  hero for pomsibly a.iuther four or fiye  dayn. The crop lb tho bout in Canyon'H  history. Huygenn & Viiniickoran will  have a 20 per cent, heavier crop than  last year, and this in spite of ihe fact  that they cut out a row of their oiuich  hint fall. On the other ranches'the in-  crea������e ia equally Hivtir.factory.  Lant ThnrHday'H i.onnion   of the Red  Gvobh Auxiliary, at Mra. Wickholm'a,  romilted in an .nitput.of eight perNonal    \....,.'...s.ts..   <������.,,   i....  ..���������,...:������(..  I'* ���������'!���������" * * V    "-���������;.- **���������     ���������'��������� ���������-    -'   a   were Sjtl.05. Now tin* berry aenaon in  over bi*t,f.ii������'. t.liingH may be loolcril for.  Thin we'.-'it tho ladiou gather at tho  home ot Mra. Blair.  LETTERS Iff THE EDITOR  imOok Who's iv������**������  Editor Review :      ..-':������������������  Sib,���������^Under the heading of "Malice  and' Resignations" -in your last issue  you attempted to Whitewash your  "patrons" by using the stoye polish on  me. This would not -be so contemptible if you had kept to the ttuth.  * Two-thirds -of your statements, in  this article"," ai-6'.false arid I am prepared" to prove'this at the next regular  meeting of the board. ��������� ' "'���������  Frank H. Jackson.  Victov Cars' was a yisitor at Yahk a  few days this week, looking over that  section as far south as Gateway, with*  a   view .to   locating   a   cattle   ranch  ���������propeifty. :  '". The McMurtrie rianch has'established' a record at raspberry, production-  this season that will take.,. some beat--  jn*gv From dneiseyenih of an acx*ellQ  i -erates~-o^feierOTe8~wet^--p^ic^  hear frosts "you, :Wynndei--^u;jSrickson  or Canyon City.. \    ' '--���������      Y   i  The C.-p,B? cut out the-train stop at  Smith's crossing on Saturday, the raspberry shipments haying slumped bad  ly������ R. Hood was the heaviest.shipper  from this point, with 360 crates to- bis  credit. At the Reed&Mather stop that  well-known ranch led the way -with almost 500 crates of raspberries and full*  ly 1000 of strawberries.       ��������� '...-.  with a final session of the livestock  committee on Tuesday night the job  is done, and the printer will haye the  copy to get on with the printed list  this week.  Taking the special prizes along with  ths others some $600 is hung up for  competion in the vasious classes, with  35 per cent, allotted the fruit and vegetables, and the balance equitably  spread over iadies' work, cooking,  dairy produce, poultry and livestock,  and something for the .Boys* and Girls*  Club show���������a public school effort thai  the Bank of Commerce is assisting  nicely financially���������in the showing of  calves and pigs. ���������     --.  At ths ��������� latest directors-' meeting* th**  membership* fee was dropped from $2  fcotjl. This will admit the holder,to .  all departments of the fair and will  entitle any member of the family,to  make as many entries as they wish.  In this connection it should be stated  that a" Women's Institute membership  permits of exhibits in the classes look-  ������3-3     ZS-Ct-SX-.   Sx~.'-4\x~     S.xJi.'r.rx       -xx^^S     Xtxrx-x���������    ���������~,S~. J  cu oxxrv-.x . xif  uue  lauici), auu   kucSc UUl V ,  it only admits, also, to the hall in  whiph the ladies' exhibits are s^^ed.  Membership lists are now in- every  business place in 'town 6o prospective  .-members will have no trouble, joining-  up., ..*"'  Thetfair is set for "Sept: 28th, With  aiiexhioits, except liyewock, due to  1���������^uA)is~&&^^ "*  ment judges wiiibe here as the Creston  fair -comes'in."-between-:- Nelson and  Cranbi-ook exhibitions.    Y  So far: the greatest-enthusiasm pre--^-  yails in oontiectioii..wit4i the" first;hig.-c  exhibition,  and   if  it   is   maintained  Creston is certainly due for an agricul-  uUrui fall fail- that is likblc to surprise  evejS   the'   most  Valley's optimists.  /a. rat aa-anaSof-aA  ..^......aui.,^  ' As we once before reniarked.Trnstfe  Jackson is an amusih' cuss. " Last  epistle he shouted let the people decide; now he wants to umke a statement to tho trustee board.  - Blewy you, the trustees don't want to  hear your statement." They know all  about it already���������and Would fain fo.-  getthe way you so shamefully deserted tliem in the passing of .the resolution demanding their roHignations.and  Homo other incidents.  But the people, for whom yon were  rio solicitous two weeks ago. are brimming over with curiosity���������and some  Willi anxiety���������to hear you nay something'besides malice, camouflage, lies,  etc., without substantiating those  cliaigei-i.  ���������You cannot talk to the people at a  board mooting! Besides, fltateinontr.  you allege reflect on you wvvo made in  tluiHO. columns; why not thus meet  thorn? Tjim Ukvi.'W in wide open to  yon. .  .Doubtless the incident ia trouble-  fiaiino; "ConBclonnodoth makecowardfl  of un all," as ShaUeRpejire baa it; but.  smmriiig it with the truHtoua will bring  t-liiTlit. Holae<>. Opou eonfeHNJon ia the  oi.ly remody. Cnmo acroHH, clean���������  aiiif let'a have an end to the Brout-u-um-  ian opJHodo. llAYiCH.  J~\      mPrnWOt^BStxi      GmW&B*  ; An opportunity to do Hoiniithing for  tho Red OroHM oliort and at the hhuiu  time \t,o\ Home iiinide ini'orniation . on  honoy-inaking in itviulublo through  tho offer, junt nnulo hy'J, G, Wear-  ifimitli, the Canyon, City npiariut, Mr.  Wearuioiit h ia the builder ot* an obaer-  val,om. bee hive.. The ono ho ia lining in  of h1ii,hh, about 'dl by -1 feet, in ai/.e, and  l  l\( (III.   ������������������l'V'oK������illl*    I.VIlt*.     M������      I-I.IImII'IH-I I'll    t'mt l\\o. tixil and ontrance to it. in nev- ]  UaMi^i-;  to   Rkn'.1���������<>n   Vi������:i.oi-t^ Av   t *:lin-������-������"I*   tbv how \.r.u .i a...Ini.y ..[' I',,'.}.vv.'- '  ei.ne.    Apply ItJ. CGlbbii or .Thm, Coin- J en ton and twelve   thounanil   lioos   at  ptoii. j wo..- in tliib iuvv: .an  :i,.., U.inll>    con  Thu 1������)K pood at the mill lb Kottiiiig a  thorough cleaning out at preHont, and  will be In uhip iihape for iMitiineiiti  wli.-.i the utill i.tavt.ii un utr.iiii.  SirifsiBm  The^C.P.R. boarding house, passed, in  to new.hands this week, Mr. and Mrs  Grundy, who hail from Michel, being  now in icharge. Sam Bysouth, the for-  iner proprietor, has entered the* C.P.R  employ here, in the car repair depart-,  ment, over which R. Dennes presides  ;��������� xSxr. ui--'���������-,- ~������t������   ��������� rr-   tx���������..u  III dlifr ������,uacu���������c Ox  !.������,.  X.S..  ia.ij.~ir-.  Mrs. j. A. Cameron was a week end  yisitor with Cranbrook friends, the  guest of her sister, who is shortly leaving for Drumheller. Alta.  Mrs. Goodman got back the latter  part of the week, from a short holiday  with Cranbrook frinds.  Rev. J. S. Mahood was here for  English Church service on Friday  night, and : was favored with the  usual good attendance.  Mr. and Mrs. C. M. Loasby got away  on Thursday last on a holiday trip   to  ���������eastern Canada, their first stop  being  at Ottawa. It is four years since they  were east.  There io ������aid to bo a good demand  fov   accident   inHuranco   these   daya,  With Hptjuhll   |'M-v'tti������'ii o.fjj.a.MlcL u..i.i..h<:  faoin  ufiolcHH curs and canines   of all  aorta.  Tho jitahlng honors for aluly Irxve  boon awarded to Mr. ('nmian who in  reported to haye brought in an ucept-  ionally fin(* catch one niftht laat weok.  All  imglort- are cnrioun to  know tho  victor at'llnmip and Nelson forafmv  brand   of   bait   he   used���������they   can't)  account for the catch any other   way.  Mr. and Mra. McAniuud of aMedichiu  Miss Pitt-Brooke of Balfour'was a  week-end yisitoi* here, the guest of  Mrs." Butterfield. ���������������������������.,*..  Clarence Ogiivie, who has been  in charge of Monrad Wigen's tug this  season, left thi8 week for Nelson,  where, we understand, he has taken  another position.  A. Mackie, a Bosweii rancher, was a  business visitor here between trains on  ���������Sunday." Those cnd-of-July rains  played hob with the Boswell cherry  crop this year.  The end of the raspberry season is.  in sight, and 11)18 has certainly boon  the daddy of them all, the heavy rain  the third week in July fret-hening  them up in fine style. The.Co-Opera-  tiyo will have handled about 500  ei(������.te������ by the time the last om- is out  next week.  A. Lindloy of the B.C. Fruit Market,  Lothbridge, Alta.��������� who j;o successfully  handled tho selling of the local crop of  Btrawberriea this aeasou, \v������������ bore on  Monday getting u lint* on Wyiiiidol'H  probable export in vegetables und  applea. Despite croj������ conditions he ia  qnile opiums* ic us u������ pricoa on these  linos.  Ronald Fnlchier, who has been hero  for (tome week**, stopping with Principal iiowar, iviurned m> Ciigavy thin  week.  Mia*- Olga Wigon, who  baa been  a  Hat are vinitorn hero for a few duya���������  and are Hpondiug their Mini* largely on  ft'.hhtg trip/..  MiiHieii Brake ami .St. ICIoi, who have  hi-en Mr.i. af>*'iuu-ii gueot.i, re.Lurtu\l   to  Cranbrook lant week.   Mi-m.   .Tonon   of  Ku.-:l:;U'Uiok w:i.*.' u vi;;itt*r here ori    Friday I a (������t, a*ui wport^i the beat   iM>mug  i',v:;v;^H'l thai !.:jn������l eyer ivau.  jduya, returned home ou Hunday.  By next *.eaw>n mo*������t eyery grower  in thitf heeiion j.uut ran get water will  have an irrigation ay-atom. ItaniHtml  Bros.,   K. Soiithwi'll,   P������������n! Ofner  and  Wa.lll"i- C'oojlel* ..IV .all IllaOo'll'' to  bllllK >ia ti������i.: Wet j^ooiil. if tl.'O ������;oi.L it.  not  eMee-iwjve.  The dredge Bittern m.i away on  Prhbiy l.-i-t. \\'ir>!tw A.' f"<>n tni^'hrive  the inrii jti  v>.��������� *. |.uM oiijj in (iieeeuieut,  #..*,....,.,,;...,.. ..e .i.,.ix. ....... ...ill  v*Jf--tl  xtm^tsjmiitom^  u'rAM^mmriA.m ww^Mau>iJw^?Ma>'..<*^ii*wiMitiM������MW^,j mm~m-***mmiim0mVmto.m^  saiAij-iljWjjttsWt^w  t4xWS~m*J**m~������rm*mmm*m,  '���������&~m&miu^&-:i^myt&m&  J������ ������ ������ mm ~imrrX*mrmtr~Juixii4\ ' THE     BEvTEW,     ORESTON,    B.     ft]  ���������*-..���������'  jf*fl V T xfm xfS m ft ^*  ^B SB   B   B������ *^~  ~J%J\f%fMx~U  ALLIED   ARMIES   DISPLAY   STEADFAST   COURAGE  Are Resolute In the Determination Not To Sacrifice a Single One  t~\Sl  the  v7-~-.  vr���������..:���������-.,��������� r\t  rrcc i -si*tic������ii������ v_������j.  LllU  ������������ VI IU  T*-  i. w  J-U~  T\*r-~xrxX:rx  ?\uls of Ksissrisni  The supreme Avar council, which  has had under advisement Uic entire  war situation, lias expressed in an  official statement made public, full  confidence in thc outcome of the  war with the aid of the American  forces. ' Complete confidence in General Foch i.s also expressed, and  thanks arc extended to President  Wilson for his co-operation in the  the United States can bring its full  American   troops.  "The supreme war council held  its sixth session under circumstances  of great gravity for the alliance of  free" peoples," says the. statement.  "The German government, relieved  of nil pressure on thc eastern front  by the collapse of the Russian armies  and people, has concentrated all its  effort in the west. It is now seeking  to gain a decision in Europe by a  series "of desperate aud costly assaults upon the allied armies before  the United States can bring igts full  strength effectively.-to bear.  "Thc advantage it possesses in its  strategic position and superior railway facilities has enabled the enemy  coTTiniand to gain some initial success. It will undoubtedly renew its  attacks, and thc allied nations maybe  still  exposed  to critical  days.  "After- a review of thc whole .position, the supreme, war council _ is  convinced that the aiiies, bearing  the trials of the forthcoming campaign with the same fortitude as  thcy have ever exhibited in defence  of the right, will baffle the enemy's  purpose and in due course bring  him to defeat. Everything possible  is being done to sustain, and support the armies in the field. The arrangements for unity of command  have greatly- improved the position  of thc allied armies and are working  smoothlv and with success. The supreme war council has complete confidence in General Foch. It regards  with pride and admiration the valor  of thc allied troops.  "Thanks to the prompt and cordial co-operation of the president of  the United Slates, the arrangements  which were set on foot more than  two months ago for the transportation and brigading of American  troops will make it impossible for  the enemy to gain victory by wearing out the allied reserve before he  has   exhausted  his   own.  "Tlie supreme war council is confident oi the ultimate, result, and the  allied peoples are resolute not to  sacrifice a single one. of the free  r-atiens or" the world to the despotism of Berlin. Their armies are.  displaying lhc same steadfast courage  which has enabled them on many-  previous occasions to defeat a German onset. They have only to endure with faith and patience to the  end to make victory for freedom  secure.  "The free peoples ami their magnificent soldiers will save civilization."  Studying Canadian  Lumbering Methods  F.  the  has  trs.^ji.\ ;   *ur������s tHei nag  TT-.  \i\\������  m.V,r-  ���������ill*-:  Scraps of War  Be  Prominent Official of India Assigned  to Investigate Methods in  America  S.. Lccte, a prominent official in  forestry service of India, who  been assigned by the Indian  government to investigate logging  methods in America, has arrived in  Vancouver and will visit scenes of  logging operations in British Columbia before proceeding to thc United  States. Mr. Lccte has been 26 years  in thc department of woods and forests of the Indian government, and  has spent his whole* time in thc forests of India and Burma. His official position is that of "conservator  of forests," a position similar to that  of chief forester in the Canadian forestry  service.  Forest areas amounting to approximately 250,000 square miles of limber cover about one-fifth of India,  which is about one-third the size of  thc United States, lie. said. Every  type of timber to be found on the  American continent is included in.  Indian forests, but in India hardwood was the principal timber, while  in America soft woods predominated  largely. India was not trying to develop outside markets, but was  merely concerned with supplying the  needs   of  her  own  markets   for   lum-  One of the objects of Mr. I.ectc's  visit is lo study the methods of  handling logs, there being a proposal  in India to displace elephants and  adopt mechanical  power.  "S"������eM.-.a  -----rJMr  I Fight f@r Life  It has been light or dii> for many of us  in the past aiul the lucky people are  those who have suffered, hut wbo aro  now   well  because  they hooded  nature's  vrnri-.ir.g signal ia '.'mo to correct their  trouble vi'Vh. thnA wort'lo-fiil new discovery o������ Dr. V\(-r:i "s, called '' An-u-ric."  Wi "'Vi-Mil'l )"-.,���������:.;>!]y heed these wurn-  in{*^. yorr.e of v.'uich n.re dizzy ppells,  ha.-ka>i.e. irretrYar'-.v <>i 'he urino or tho  pa'r.f.d *a\-rig.--, r.f rho;;mat ism, sciatica  r... .������..-i^... .������i^.t .yir.Vf* r.oc?i*r������lo  s forms oil kidney disease,  ������������������,c-s or *:to.'.e in bladder.  .\i-.r. ti'.-5e distressing condi-  |iii-niv cf f:i'-nYi* hi Uu* open  i heavy nii\'.* i!iet. drink l'rccly  ar... .-.; onrh meal take  ���������,.,!.:.. uri'Tifriii''. You will, in  tv.f. tiu<i I liat von hr.\ olio of tho  The German Way  Ruse of a Burgomaster to Confiscate  Finery of German Girls  Promised a dance, all the girls of  Ihringshausen were up bright -and  early thc other Sunday, dressing  themselves in their best and producing from sundry cunning hidden  places fine raiment of all descriptions. Thc girls, all smiles and dainty  lace and silk, troope'd to the hall,  where for two hours they vainly  awaited partners and musicians. At  length the burgomaster arrived and  having closed the doors behind him*,  mustered the. festively garbed girls,  each of whom was ordered to sign  her name on a sheet ot official paper. The burgomaster than announced that the dance would not" take  place. Sadly disappointed, the. fair  ones departed, aud the. following day  the burgomaster sent, a number of  policemen on a visit lo thc houses of  all the would-be dancers, and despite,  ihcir tearful protestations, thc whole  inery was seized, and con-  The invitation to thc dance  -, e    to  of   tlieii  fiscaled.  i . .1   i���������  hcial  secure   tlu*.  forbidden  garments.  i,  :i.  ii.ncy ai:menth  \. :i v c. ii i! v c r  known any medicine to ������V|i)nl An-  ii.'i''. \V li o n 1'  fitrtrtfil to taki* it; I  wan very ini.sornhlo  .villi i^nm hack,  |ifiiiin in tho <*ordr*i  i.f mv rif-clr rind  ������������������ii'. .1'!' tm nr.d all  nv.-r ni.v l.of'y. 'i'l.ft  ������ nl it    wu'i    h I g h  r(i!nfi'i|     iiltd    n'iru-  r.ive.     .MS  of  tl.  coii'Jit ion'.   Jcil:  Zeebrii^^e Harbor  Practically Closed  Large   Dredger   Has  Been  Identified  Inside the Breakwater  Tin- plight of the (Ioniums at the  I'.i-lgian -ubinariue base, of Xc.e-  hrugge in consequence, of the. measures takni by the British navy to  blot-Lade I lie port is even more Ser-  hup' than lias hern believed hereto-  loi-<". I'liotiigrapIiN taken from air-  tin- entrance ol I lie  silling up and thai,  I'ritish effort to  is   being   reinforced  i' ir  .ni  -liuw   thai  Y   rapidly  ii1,''  1111 ���������  I '!!���������(  '. II  ,', ai i  111--  I,Mill'  I'." r:  i  lie-   i  ei|        vessi  V. Iiicll     V.  a ii   t-iii-iii  lie    a    lari  1        inside  is   at   lies I  ',   destroyer  'c   dredt'e.  (*OII  "-ulei  it  r. n *.  ir"  ���������!������������������  t  0,111 CI  ���������it  i* /*<������������������  "'''���������'."  ���������"  Am  11-:.'  a n  i.u !  v   Im  Ke  to  tio  r>.���������������  ^r>.:it."  II  kid'  \fr  ��������� In 11    e\ iileiil |y  i man -,    in    I heir  ���������  I;.,I,in  1.  lite  bo-  now  The  lias <��������� it j i -  a I tempt ������������������  Often Enough   .Work    Has    to  Carried on Under a Terrific  Bombardment  Upon tlie terrible fields of war,  there is nothing, aside from thc  waste of human life, that produces a  more- painful impression on thc occasional person who is allowed to  wander over a battlefield just after  ���������an attack than thc great quantities of  material that' lie scattered about  with  seemingly  reckless  profusion.  All this material was made  through long hours of sweat and  labor and toil to be used in saving  the country, and here it all is lying  in great quantities unused about a  dead battlefield, having unfulfilled its  purpose  and having  served  no  cud.  But it is not now all lost, as it  was  up  to a few  months  ago.  Hardly have the troops passed  forward in an attack than a second  army, usually of aged territorials,  follows it on to the battlefield and  begins  thc  cleaning up  process.  Sometimes their companions call  them the "rag pickers of the army"  and sometimes thc "divers for  spoils," but in the present official  organization of the armies thcy rank  as a very important  corps.  Their work too i.s often dangerous  as that of the troops who dash to  the assault, as not only have they to  handle abandoned explosives of the  most perilous kind to touch, but often enough their work has to be carried on under a terrific bombardment.  But    thcy  do    it  as  heroically,   as  stoically and  as methodically as    do  | their  brother  territorials    who  carry  the  hot  soup  up  to  thc fighting  line  through    a barrage of machine    gun  j lire, shrapnel and high explosives.  First   there   are   the  unused    shells  which  the batteries  and  trench  mortars  had  to abandon  as  thcy dashed  forward.  Sometimes  they lie  in piles  of  half  a  dozen  or  more  and  sonic-  times scattered singly about.  But every one is exceedingly valuable for the metal of which it is  made, for thc high explosives it contains, for thc skill and genius that  has gone into the construction of its  highly perfected fuse and mechanism.  Less delicately made trench bombs  and aerial torpedoes arc likewise  gathered up.  Ivlost dangerous are tlie unexplod-  ed German shells -which lie scattered  about. Thcy may explode at thc  first human touch, but nevertheless  they must be gathered up both for  thc removal of such a menace and  for the value of thc material they  contain.  Then come thc hand grenades.  These may have been abandoned, or  dropped by thc "poilu" as he dashed  forward to the assault ' Or again  they* may be. unexploded ones, either  allied or German, which may still  go off at the first touch. But thcy  must be gathered  up.  In another pile are heaped up the  steel helmets gathered from the field.  Thcy again may have fallen from  thc head of a soldier in the heat of  a charge or may have fallen to the  ground  as   the  wearer    himself    fell  *-..-! *.1 1,11..  plClll.CU     Willi     .1    LMllldl.  Kven when the helmets themselves  are. riddled with bullets and shell  splintered 1lte steel they contain is  still  loo  valuable  to  leave behind.  On every battlefield hundreds of  thousands of rifle cartridges, both  exploded and unexploded, lie. scattered about. These must, be gathered up one ill a time, often under a  heavy   artillery   fire.  Then there are. the bayonets or  rides that the soldier may have been  forced lo abandon or that fell from  hi.-, ne.-v, el.. >.s h.iin'n as his liiY ebbed  away. I.Uil no matter how they came  to be there they must be saved.  After this come the knapsack, the  canteens, the straps, the old shoes,  the caps, the coats, the overcoats^ the  thousand and one different things  that lie in flic trail of thousands of  men who have dashed forward in a  welter where no attention can he  paid to anything except to altain the  ohjt el a: : ii-ned :-.nd :till live if po-'  sib'lr.  HAMMER BLOWS THAT STRENGTHEN GOOD METAL  Premier Lloyd George  Points Out That If, For Any Cause, the  Allies Fail To Succeed, This Will Be a Sorry World To Live  In, Under Domination Of the Hun  ').';  Idol-  Is iiHllin*',  ��������� nil  Wo  Premier David Lloyd George, in  replying to a toast to thc success of  thc entente allied arms at the dinner  of the Printers' Society of London,  said that Britishers have made unsurpassed sacrifices for a great purpose and a high ideal.  One of the most encouraging  things, tbc premier continued, was  the "superb valor and the trained  skill with which thc Americans have  taken their part in. the struggle and  defeated the foe. It is a most encouraging thing, because there has  been a great flow of these troops  and we were depending on them."  "If, for any cause the allies fail  to succeed, it will be a sorry world  to live in," Mr. Lloyd George said.  (.Tj.       Z ���������       --~i��������� ��������� -.~"l~l  r.       X~x        r,..r. rx.r-...:..l. r������       fTV?.  At    IS    lmyUaSlUlC     IU    Cja-clggv-lalLV.     x.xx.  importance or the significance of the  issue with which wc arc confronted  today," be declared. "Thc fate of  the world, thc destinies of men and  the lives of generations would be  fashioned by the failure, or triumph  of our cause.  "If the Prussians^ should succeed  today, they would fling back civilization into the dark dungeons of thc  past. We are paying a big price, a  sad price, for victory, but the sum  total of human -wretchedness which  has been paid will not equal in value  that which wc are defending. Wc  arc passing through anxious days  and the crisis is not yet passed, but  with stout hearts, we shall win  through and then woe to the plague.  In the interest of civilization, in the  interest of thc human race, it must  be stamped out. You cannot allow it  to come again to darken the lives  of millions and desolate millions of,  homes."  In his reference to the Americans,  the premier said:  "I have just returned from France  where I met a French statesman,  who had been at the battlcfront soon  after an engagement where thc  Americans fought. He. was full of  admiration, not merely for their superb valor, but for thc trained skill  with which thcy attacked and defeated the foe.  "His report of thc conduct of the  American troops, a division which  had been in action for the. first time,  was one of the most encouraging  things that I have heard. We. know  that whenever they appear in thc  battle lino, thcy will fight in a way  worthy of the great traditions of  their great country. This is in itself a source of support, sustenance,  and encouragement to all those, who  with anxious hearts arc watching the  conflict  going on   in   France,"  In conclusion Premier Lloyd  George  said:  "Wc have faced ,n great crisis. We  have heard von Ludendorff's threat  of hammer blows. Hammer blows  would crush poor metal, but they  harden and consolidate good metal.  There is good metal in llrilish hearts  and it has stood the lest ol* centuries. It will stand this, so will that  gallant people, across the channel,  who are fighting for������the honor of  'heir  native,  land.  "I never saw a sign of wavering  in any French face. Thcy arc full of  courage and determination, and it ia  a United France morCNfian ever.  "Unity and resolution arc two  qualities Ave need. We have sunk  our political difference. Wc have  bigger things to think about. These  differences will come again, but for  thc moment wc have one purpose.  "Let us be one people, one in aim,  one in courage and the resolve never to give in. Let Britain stand like  a great breakwater against this current, and God willing, wo will break-  its force."  Long Range Guns  C5\. r\77.^r.  IT  xn  General   Early  914 by Bertha Krupp When  Visiting Essen  The Daily Chronicle's Paris correspondent says that the long range  cannon with which the Germans are  bombarding Paris, were invented  several years ago. A model was  shown to an American general eariv  in 1914, by Frau Bertha Krupp von  Bohen Undclbach (principal owner  of thc Krupp works, Hersel). "The  gun," says the report, "was shown to  thc American when he visited J-.ssen  on an official mission. He had been  taken all through the vast Krupp  works escorted by a swarm of technical experts and was about to retire when Frau Bertha dismissed all  the party except two confidential  members of the firm, and with the  latter conducted thc general to a  secret room.  "Here the visitor's attention was  attracted by two immense cannon  with extremely long tubes and of  relatively small diameter. Frau  Bertha said in excellent .English,  'These are the gitiis you ought to  orde**- for thc Panama Canal defence.'  Thcy carry ninety miles, are guaranteed and cost $240,000 each. Ot  course, these are only trial guns and  they cannot fire more than 20 to  25 shells without being repaired. But  you can appreciate the intimaginary  resulls which will be obtained by  the. nation that iirst ctnplovs such  guns."  Were  on the  priest in  a  West  ^     M0T-^^x  i^r*rimmx���������m?iSvmi  Charlie Chaplin in  Heaven  rl.i.  a v  I."  ���������������*-.*���������  Il i';  I'  I II 1.1 j'  1 i 111 ���������  '!'  HI  tin-  in  ,  Il  . i    l  inoi r  ie    lilY  IliMI'.''-  th' 'ii.  j, !#���������, I ���������''!  'Wit.,.  Illl.f  I''* I  ll < Il  I  III 'I  I'l  acloi'.s   and   actresses    go  i|Y  l'ill.\   -l.)o  Im .i veil,   |  i . i i! 11 ��������� i ���������    \ i .->,   ;������������i i v ;   :'.ume  I*��������� ��������� 11 >      I ������u  movie  acini's  go  as  we  II,  I  t!  11-  law.    .... Uia.i.        rx      m. ........ ..ti.  .Ml.... 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"No, your reverence," answered Bill  calmly, "they're not mended yet, but  they're on the road."  /  as  ^l4f^^Ua Ji^U-i^^  ^Ulwife.V^^iiilnfeitl  i^iiimM.w  ���������p***!***^*^ mmtmmtmmmf  ^l4m*Sm*mmmmmimm-mm^  mm* k I *a^*M������Wiai*iat*,W*Wfi  Aids the Di  a of Food 7  .ii/klvVv v  i^MM^i^^  Action Taken   to   Conserve   Dominion's Cold. Resources  The exportation of gold coin, gold  bullion and. fine gold bars, has been  prohibited from Canada, except under license from the minister of finance. Thc step has been taken, it  is announced, still further to conserve  tlie  Dominion's gold resources  Pronounced Progress  in   Permanent  Farming in Areas Served by-  the C. N. R.  A remarkable increase during 1917  in handlings of live stock and of butter, cheese, eggs, dressed meat, and  dressed poultry, over its lines in  Western Canada is indicated in a  statement compiled by the freight  department of the Canadian Northern Railway. Any great increase in  j tonnage in these commodities, of  } course, could not be accomplished  without pronounced progress in permanent farming in areas served by  the C. N. R. in Manitoba, Saskatche-  wan aud Alberta. It is significent] S  that the -prairie provinces arc becoming exporters of dairy products,  where in recent years they were importers on a considerable scale.  During  1917,  11,363    cars  of     live  stock were handled over the lines of  YOU say you have no time to talk insurance. 5  What will your widow say ? =  Write for pamphlet to-day. 5  *a*s3*r*  HIE  WINNIPEG      SASKATOON      EDMONTON'      VANCOUVER  (Agents Wahted in Unrepresented Districts)  iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiuiiuiiiiiiiiniiiiiiiisiiiiiniiiiiiiiiuiniiiiiiiiiiiiiHiitiiiiiiiiuiiiiiiiiiiti  s   Sure Be-^ to ^^~~=  Dfiatlt tt. Potato Bugs  In  the early days  of the war,  the   the Canadian Northern Railway sys    *"^       ��������� . .1  11  4rx.-x 1 ...III. T    ".A* J - -  6iACK.WHlTE.TAN, DARK BROWN  OR OXBLOOD SHOES  ������_   PBFSFmiF-UlEATHER  ^JHtF.F.OAIi'r COa?09ATIONSLto,  .JlAMIlTOM CAN������A_  government, to conserve the gold re  sources, set    aside for the period of  the������������������ war  thc  provisions   of   thc , currency act under which all Dominion  notes are redeemed in gold.  -        aV**8-������JP������.-4*r/\l*TCS  A  ftfttyfUUd  &M.i\EUJUWPI  SSEDIC3NE  UNIVERSITY  KINGSTON  ������SMTAEiO  ARTS  EDUCATION  1  APPLIED SCIENCE  Miuing, Chemical, Civil, Mechanical and  "Electrical Engineering.  HOME STUDY  ������ Arts Course  by correspondence. "lJegi.ee  " "witlioue year's attendeiice or four g  fu muicr sessions. 1  Summer School    Navigation School I  July **������=* August December to April    |  19 GEO. V. CHOWN, RmgUtr-f |  When the Blood Is ..Out   of   Order  the Nerves Are in a Starved  Condition  tern as compared -with 7,245    during  1916.    This  is  an  increase  of    4,118  cars or 57 per cent.  Of cattle in 1917, there were handled 5,421 cars as compared with 2,-  900 in 1916. Qf hogs 2,274 cars,* as  compared with 1,768 in 1916. Of  sheep 261 cars in 1917 as against 76  in 1916; and mixed stock 3,407 in  1917 as compared with 2,501 in 1916.  The percentage of increase in cattle  was 87 per cent.; of sheep, 243 per  cent.; hogs, 29 per cent.; and mixed  Thc nerve sjrstcm is thc governing 36 per cent,  system of the whole body, control- During .1917 thc produce shipped  Ung the heart, lungs, digestion and from stations on the Canadian  brain; so it is not surprising that i Northern western lines reached a  nervous disturbances    should     cause [ total of 24,618,000  pounds as     com  Abci Cut-Worms  USE "ACCQ-SPRAY"  (Powder)  Destroys   the    Potato   "Bugs,   Flea  Beetle,   Coddling Moth,  etc.  "Acco Spray" powder is the  greatest insecticide known���������costs but  half the price of paris green and  equally as effective���������easy to mix���������  easy to use. Get your supply now.  Sold in y2 lb. and 1 lb. containers.  Avoid  Substitutes  Sold by Leading Stores,  Seedsmen and Druggists  <?r?Mj^iujBti>Egjwg  Spray this year voiK g  ������������������L     -j r>        ,-l I  4 ~m<! SoVc tiw crops  THE  S��������� jji     -HKlN6 0FBU6K������UgS|  POISON  ������.* *T^*-^  Mamif������chir*d ~3   ���������*  calCX  AccoCheinic^co  ToTont������  "r"i*%***������*M  1     Sole Agent: HAROLD F. RITCHIE CO., Ui., Toronto, Ont    |  ������IUillM!ni8r.ilIIl!SnilUllUHISIIIIirBSHinilJnliiUsUHi3nnnil!!!!������!!31!!S:55EB3������(!!!i:!II!iT  r  The Heart of a Piano is the  Actios.    Insist on the  Civilian Soldiers  acute distress.      Thc    first stages of  nervous  debility are noted by irritability and restlessness, in which    the  victims   seem   to_be    oppressed     by  their  nerves.       The  matte,     requires  immediate attention, for nothing but  suitable treatment    will    prevent,    a  complete breakdown.      The     victim,  however, need not despair for    even  Severe nervous disorders may be cured by improving thc condition, of the  blood.     It is because    Dr.   Williams'  Pink  Pills  actually  make   new     rich  blood  that  this  medicine  has     cured  extreme  nervous  disorders  after    all  other treatment had failed. The nerves   thrive  on  the  new  blood    made  by these pills; the appetite improves,  digestion  is. better, sleeplessness    no  longer   troubles  the     former     nerve-  shattered victim,  and life    generally  takes  on  a   cheerful  aspect.       Every  sufferer from nerve troubles, no matter  how  slight,  should  lose   no   time  in  giving Dr. Williams'  Pink  Pills a  fair   trial,   thus   regaining  their     old-  time   health  and  comfort.    Mrs.  Vic-  for  Booth,  Parry Sound, Ont., offers  proof  of   the value  of  Dr. "Williams'  Pink Pills in nervous troubles.     She  says:���������"Some years ago I was taken  ill" with   typhoid  fever.     The    attack  was not a severe one and after a few  weeks I was around again.   But I did  not recover my former strength, and  my nerves began to give me trouble.  The trouble went on from one stage  to another    until    finally    St. Vitus  "dance developed.      1  was_ under the  care of our family physician, but my  condition appeared  to    be     growing  worse. It was at this stage I decided  to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills,   and  after taking a couple    of    boxes     I  could  see thcy were helping inc.     I  continued   taking   the   pills     until      I  One of the latest concerns an Aus-   "^ ������sc.<l eight boxes when my health  was  fully  restored, and  I  have  since  continued to  enjoy  that blessing.     I  pared with 21,436,000 pounds in 1916,  an  increase  of 3,182,00(>���������pounds   or  15 per  cent. *     The    butter  shipped  amounted to    8,146,000    pounds     as  compared  with  6,826,000  pounds      in  1916, an increase of 1,320,000 pounds.  Tlie   cheese   shipped   totalled  ��������� 1,072.-  000 pounds as  compared with    780,-  000  in   1916,  an  increase  of    292,000  pounds.    Eggs, in 1917, amounted to  5,980,000 pounds as  compared     with  5;682,000 in 1916, an increase of 298,-  000 pounds.    Dressed meats handled  over the lines  amounted to 9,108,000  pounds  in  1917,  as  against  7,866,000,  an  increase   of    1,242,000.      Dressed  poultry   shipments     totalled    312,000  pounds  during    1917    as     compared  with 282,000 in 1916.    The percentage  of increase  for butter handled     was  19  per  cent.;   cheese  37    per    cent.;  eggs 5 per cent.: dressed meat 16 per  cent.,  and dressed    poultry    11     pcr  cent.  Dandelions as Food  Cornell University has published a  card "Dandelions as Food," which  explains how some benefit may be  obtained from this yellow flowering  plant which prevents the lawns from  being beautiful. It is known that  iron is necessary to maintain the  body in perfect health, and that fresh  vegetables and especially greens _ or  spinach supply a large proportion.  Dandelion greens are valuable in this  respect also and may be used to  supplement"the staple foods and give  variety to the menu.  Minimize The Fire  Peril By Using  New Members Adapting Themselves  to Army  Discipline   .  Thc difficulties experienced by  new members of the British armies,  especially the privates, in adapting  themselves to army discipline, will  one day, surely open up a field for  a delightful collection of stories.  The .talc of the irate British trade  unionist who threatened "to strike"  when certain supposed rights were  infringed is well known, as is that  of thc new recruit who, meeting ait  officer and failing to salute him,  gave as an excuse that, as the officer  had severely reprimanded him the  day before,-he understood they were  not "on speaking terms."  Clean Stomach, Clear Mind.���������The  stomach is the workshop of the vital  functions and when: it gets out of  order thc whole system clogs , in  sympathy. The spirits flag, the mind  droops and work becomes impossible. Thc first care should be to  restore healthful action of the stomach and the    best    preparation  I bought a horse with a supposedly incurable ringbone for $30.00.  Cured him with $1.00 worth of MINARD'S LINIMENT and sold him  for $85.00.    Profit on  Liniment,  $54.  MOISE DEROSCE.  Hotel Keeper, St. Phillippe,  Que.  tralian     officer, a      new      arrival.  "Don't you know," said he to an offending private, "you oughtn't lo  wear your hat here?" "No," said  the private, "nobody told mc that."  "Vou came ovcr with one of the late  drafts, I  suppose,"- said the  o file or.  "Oil, no," drawled lhc other, as a  matter of course, indulging a nice  irony, as ho eyed the terribly new  uniform of the subaltern. "I didn't  wait for one of ih.e lalo drafts. 1  came-  along with  the  first  push."  After a Cup of  have recommended thc pills to others and I always keep then* in the  house, having proved their great  value." .  Yon can get Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills through any dealer in medicine,  or by mail at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for $2.50 Troiii Thc Dr. Williams*  Medicine  Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  ihat purpose is Parmelee's Vegetable  Pills. General use for ycars won  them a leading place in medicine. A  trial   will  attest  their value.  A spy of the enemy caught within  the lines is shot.    What punishment  should, or would likely, be meted out  to such a spy if he walked up to a  for  hospital and deliberately biew up the  Chemically Setf-Extingmshing  ".Sflent-SOOs"  The Matches With "No  Afterglow"  EPDY is the only Canadian  maker of these matches, every  stick of which has been, treated  with a chemical solution which  positively ensures the match  becoming dead wood once it  has been lighted and blown  out.  Look for the words "Chemically self-extinguishing-* on the  box.  A Gentleman Unafraid  The "poilu" is .one-third heroism,  one-third sense of duty, and one-  third modesty. A stretcher-bearer  blew up a bridge himself and delayed the German advance.^ The  general decided to award him thc  Military Medal. "Summon the man  at once, and I will decorate him  here," said thc general. Orderlies  went to look fee the stretcher-bearer  but no traco of him could be found.  Nobodv even knew his name. He w;as  merely" a French soldier!���������Westminster Gazette.  building and its inmates? Why, indeed, should a spy be any less a spy  when he drops from the clouds than  when he crawls along the ground?���������  Philadelphia Record.  <-������-������������������������������������������-*������������������������������������������*���������,���������������.��������������� !-���������%���������������(���������������  Russia's Magnificent  Oowortimity  there's no uncomfortable reaction, but  rather a refreshing  feeling of health and  satisfaction.  It's gratifying, these  days, to know Ihat  >. Postum saves sugar  anel fuel.  4*       rxi~xm.^~x.m.Yxi  ���������0~.XJ.xx V ^r.x������\^mm~  P <r*r������r������ om ir n I  Delightful  Allies Cannot Disinterest Themselves  in the Future, of Russia  The progress of German arms    in  thc  East, tlie treaties she has forced  upon  Russia and    upon    thc     vassal  slates  she  has  carved  out of  Russia  and thc interpretation she has placed  upon  these "scraps of paper" as her  plans    develop,    confirm       President  Wilson'*,  warning;, and    make    them  more impressive*,    The. allies    cannot  disinterest   themselves  in   the     future  of  Russia,  even  if  thcy  would.    The  independence of so great a people as  hers  is   a    European    interest,     and  even   a  world  interest,  as   Mr.    Wilson perceives.        Thcy    arc    passing  ihrough  heavy   trials, and    the prospect  before   them  seems    dark;    yet  thc  trails  are  not    heavier    or     the  ijio.spva'l   darkea-     than     there      from  which other great-nations have, emerged, invigorated  and  purified,   to   resume -their    rightful    place     in     the  world,'���������London  Times.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Colds, etc.  PAIN?   NOT A BIT!  LIFT YOUR CORNS  OR CALLUSES OFF  MAKES A CORN SHRIVEL  SO IT LIFTS OUT  Just a drop or two of Putnam's  Extractor on a crusty sore corn is  all you need to take away the pain.  Simply wonderful how "Putnam's  peels off a troublesome old offender.  No half-way measures either. Putnam's is a real sure cure remedy;  costs but a quarter- in any drug  store.    Get a bottle today.  1W$mL������x ~l%m^~~~-~Mm  Th* ���������hr~s$ JEneltsh Jtemedm  Tsbss ftfii !a*fiss?fi%*s tfes ttpoIb   aexros* nraessa* a������ka*s tuv Bloat!  r^ia o1ijV_ \elft*. Ourtt Net-cost*  touUf.4ai$r^aZ ans ssrawtprorry, Stsposm  No humbug!     Apply few-, drop*  then  just  lift them  away  with fingers.  s- i "V  Instant Postum  ikeres  ������������       ������*  L.  titrect Car Tiuvcllinu XllcliCii  An electric Iraiuwav car belonging  lo ihe llaliia*v vl*.ug.> i^ot|>., has Iscvu  converted into a travelling kitchen  (l is equipped with an electrical outfit capable, of producing a thousand  portions of food, and carries a tank  holding 1,200 gallon:; of water. Current for the stoves ib obtained from  tlu* overhead wire:;.  Meals cut be. i.itv.al fiuin sillier  side of the car, aud there i������ a cash  ..I'.Yc ..'. ;r.'.'!*. '���������*. ���������' '������ '���������** i-.������.-iu.ai m-i\.  be   run   over  any     part   of  ������   sys'trin  Rode   to   Death  Laughing  While  Thoughtful to the Last  "Just  before  poor  old  Bangs  died  hc made his wife promise  she would  not marry again."  "Poor old chap'. He was always  thoughtful ot hi-a iViloy.-un.-w."���������Passing- Show.  u.  I 4- l\J  l  .-.(  run  over  ;':!:"  '.������v  Yd:  hfdiu  l. v. i.i a. .>>  .������,.o..o.'������..f.......������..������..������..������..������..> ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������.������������������..������..���������..���������..���������..���������........-.  This new drug i.s an ether compound discovered by a Cincinnati  chemist. It ia called free-  zone, and can now be obtained in tiny not ties ia  here shown at very little  cost from any drug  Kto'rc. Just nslc for free-  zone. Apply a drop or  two directly upon a tender corn or callus aud instantly the aoicness disappears. Shortly you will  find thc corn or callus ko  loobc that you can lift it  oil", root aud all, with the  fingers.  Not a twinge of pain,  Horcucss or_irritation; not  even thc tilighlcbL t>iiiai'l-  ing, cither when applying  fi-Ca-zouc or afterward:;.  Thit- drug   doesn't    eat  .<      .       ,.ri-,.      47.-     (.'.titan        Itl'l"  m'  11 ���������'   ���������'.'���������-.     ��������� '  shrivels them bo thcy  loosen and come right  out. It ^ >''" humbugMt  works like a chain:.   For  ., ,.. .._     ;i  few  cent:;  you can get  rid of every \\~n\ corn, solt corn oi  ��������� . . ..r..x 'h<* tnefl, as well aft  paiufu! caUif-"- on bottom of your  feet It never disappoints and never  ia,,',-,,., hii.-s or infiamer-. If your  druggist hasn't any n-rczoiK- ya,  \A\ Vim t<> 1-Yt a ,**l,1<" bottle for you  ' Iiciii   hi:",   whole* Yu*.   iiwu*,e.  Joked  With   Correspondents  the German Shells Were  Bursting  Major Andrew Rasmussen of  Portland, Ore., who was killed recently when leading a rcconnoitcring  party ou the western front in Pic-  ardy, was the idol of his men because of his utter fearlessness.  The Major was detailed by thc  British last October lo assist in  training Americans in bayonet fighting. In January he was transferred  to thc U. H. army with a Major's commission, lie was immediately put in command of a battalion  and went into action on thc front  northwest of Toul, where he suffered  slightly  iu  a gas  attack.  On the night that his battalion  was moved from its billets into tInline on the Picardy front Major Ras-  niussen joked with several correspondents while the German shells  wore bursting in thc village a few  kilometres iu the rear. tie loid  them they might have his uniform,  helmet and other things in case lo  was killed. Then hc rode laughing  tow.irn  the  trenches.  csimpte ana tturc,���������i)r.^ t nomas"  Electric Oil is so simple in application thai a child can understand the  instructions. Used as a liniment the  only direction is to rub, and when  used as a dressing to apply. The  directions a're so plain and unmistakable that thcy are easily understood  by  young  or  old.  The United States war authorities  have issued permission to' churches  to make use of the naval service  church flag, for internal decorations  or to fly from a Man*. It is a blu������  cress on a  white  ;.>''..'Ui.i,,  Protect Ihe. child from the ravages!  nf worms hy ushur Mother Grave-."]  Worm   E\'terinin;itor.     It   is   a  stand-)  i     ., . . &X.-    -i.wl   vrtirs   of   usr*  enhanced   its  reputation.  you  . hiesl ��������� I low   much   di<  get out of your ear?  Owner���������Well,   I   think  s^veit  mile     ������:'     *'iy     lecud.-  lii   one  Vlr.ne.*.  \\.\\ C  ever  times  -Mile  Minard's luinnnent v.uto  *.������*,(.uue.....  >ymm~  '���������&���������      _  UxiZ>L\A^ SB... J^3^������  l lit*       lOlll.ltt"      |.l.au.        >. ....  Into     Europe     from   South  e:u Iv   in   tit<-   m.*-U ...'...   l    '������������������'   : 1  A in eric:.  xrx   ma.      mm    w    J~*,k.n~"7 m jfixrt ���������   . .m .������,J������.--*a.?5  ������       t^'"'-.-.":::".:,,:"':--'--~^  liMamwirati i.iicni'iiiiWiimnial������.i  '.liBHtfirtinmnmiiiMiiitfiai, npraTC  repupesra-rt-Ki   -D-Bji-vrrniw  THE 0S.EST8N BEV1E  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2 a year in advance;  <~.u.w bu umwu otaies points.  C. F. Hayhb. Owner and Editor.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, AUG.   9  It' there is any institution in the  country these days that, can be  said to strike the happy medium  between the ultra optimistic and  the unduly pessimistic���������with a  leanings if a^yv toward the latter���������  surely it is the Canadian banking  system. Coming from such a  source the following from the end-  of-July statement on the crop outlook issued by the Bank of Commerce will be read with confidence  and some satisfaction :  "It is generally admitted that  the cereal crops of the year are not  likely to be above the average and  this should be an incentive to  greater economy. In some of the  mobt productive portions of the  West the prole?-gee! drought before  the recent rains has done considerable injury, but there is still a hope  justified by the experience of previous years that unforseen recoveries will take place.  * It was expected, in 'view of the  great need of foodstuffs, that a  larger crop than usual would be obtained, but present indications are  that the yield will be somewhat  below the average, though the total  crop, as a result of the larger acreage seeded, promises to exceed that  of last year. Fodder crops, too, in  some districts are below the average and pasturage has been only  fairly good, so that the output of  dairy produce has been curtailed to  some extent. Better prospects  exist with regard to mixed grains.  "The fruit crop on the whole will  be an average one and generally  speaking the produce of the fields  and orchards will permit of our exports from these sources being  maintained on the same level as  last year, provided that weather  conditions are favorable for the  rest of the season."  that in any division of the lands  the size  of the white  population  and the importance of a plentiful  supply of good feed for present as������  future herds of such residents shall  be given the full importance it deserves in comparison with the 187  or so Indian residents and the class  of cattle they are now producing.  An allocation of these lands in view  of present and future population requirements   should   be    eminently  satisfactory all round.  Along with regulating the Indians' activities and keeping the  whites within due bounds in the  premises, Mr. Smith might find it  well to set aside an area for pasturage purposes, devoting the rest to  hay growing exclusively for a term  of years���������if reclamation does not  eventuate. "With these two details  definitely arid religiously observed  we fancy the matter of having the  permits issued as to cutting- areas  respected would not be a serious  matter, and it would then only be  a master of a short time till the  flats were producing more hay and  of better quality than most of our  haycutters can recall as obtaining  on these overflowed lands.  "Without bein*' unduly fulsome  one can say that Mr. Smith looks  all over like the right sort of official  to tackle the job, and that given  half a chance he will see it through  without fear or favor���������or know the  reason why. The job is nat altogether an easy one, but it will  never be settled until it is settled  right, and A.D. 1918 looks as good  a year as any to'get on with the  work he has in hand.  trading department, surely the Institute is in a position to back up  causes that directly interests the  membership much snore effectively  than the board of trade with 20  members at $!5 a head���������to say  nothing of the added prestige due  to the larger membership.  We very fully realize that if the  Institute is going to attempt to exert its  influence  it will be up to a  comparatively small   part of   the  uvcr ������i\hj mcuiuotti iixj xjaTTy sjsi.  Oj7  it is with every local organization,  the patriotic sort included.  A community or industry that  has not enough public-spirited men  in it to look after its interests need  not be surprised if the world at  larae gets the idea that such community or industry has no intef est������  worth looking after.  For the last week of July the Trail  smelter handled ;416 tons more or������  than during the week previous.  TT������__ ~~.l-    ���������-.-..���������.A   x7~x      Vfr\l474x..~t   am?rf\T**r_  jay ii i-cuoui.  xrM**xxxx-\Myi   ..viwu  ...������.._  er* signed on 39 life members' for  the  Bed Cross, 11 oi them were Chinamen.  The Kootenaiau claims Kaeio grpw-  eas could not begin to Bupply the  demand for kaslo cherries   this  year.  Penticton   council   in    purchasing  e%������ft imVi -fggt of iUSUbe** to *ii&fee  s^naji'*  to the irrigation flume at  that  point  Regaslstseag H&&������Bi&  Generally speaking the arrival of  Mr. Smith, the land's department  representative, who is here to work  out and get going some scheme  whereby the Kootenay Flats hay  crop v,'ill be cut to the best advantage to both the stockmen and the  crop as well, is hailed with satisfaction.  Stock raining in tho Valley lias  now aasumed proportions where  the natural increase in these animals this your provides in the  tfrarir] aggregate a herd that 1918  almost sees the point where the  whiten have got to easeofFiii cattle  production, or secure additional  arciifi from whioh to out a winter'*,  supply of hay. Hence the t.iinlineas  of Mr. Smith's arrival on the  .-K-one.  Coincident, with the increasing  herds of the. whiten we are aim> face  to   face   with   tho  name   condition  In some quarters Creston Farmers' Institute is coming in for criticism because it was not directly  representod in such numbers as a  goodly cash balance on hand would  petmit, at the Western Carada Irrigation Congress at Nelson last  month.  The argument put forth in this  case is not that even two accredited   delegates   were    necessary   to  bring  back  a  complete   report of  the convention doings, but rather,  seeing Creston has had the department of  lands make an irrigation  system survey, and the looal M.P.P.  has gone so far with the proposition  as to have the government go easy  on its irrigation financing so as to  have  funds   available  in case the  Valley  should   decide   to  go   into  irrigation, and whereas the minister of that  particular department  was chairman of the irrigation congress sessions, it really did not look  as if we aro so awfully interested in  the project with only three citizens  in   attendance,   and none of   them  representing  a  farmers' organization���������and   tho  convention   almost  next door to Creston, too.  Undoubtedly if the rahchors are  in earnest as to getting on with  irrigation���������always providod tho  cost is not prohibitive���������a splendid  opportunity was missed of impressing on the higher-ups of tho irrigation department our good faith in  the matter insofar as the situation  lias developed. In thiH connection  .... ;������. n������h'T ^MiniM''"!'!'"! \.here if! *ioth  ���������< V((OOr������Mt.     t.lwa     Ia������.li..������|.l      '>!>''      th?"    '  the feature that in most menacing ! ing like keeping up appearances.  uh conditions exist at present, due | For almost three years now The  Lo the fact mentioned last week, , Kkvikw has, on occasion, urged the  i.hat, when the hay-���������'rowing season Institute to seriously regard its  proper is on the Indians pasture , responsibilities. Hurely in a young  so rheir e������itri������* on   ������h"  !!���������*!<���������*'��������� which ''���������orrmi'tnify 'inch it" this itn energies  '  ' "  .>      U.a.i-     ...  ..iu.U.j       l|IMInii,vlOn     .4,. I  ll.'illl/      lllal    wlttla-M*     |l'.llio||     '.f     I lie'ie  hay arean.  ff Mr. Smith can make i.guln-  tioi.H avid eiil7nv<;������- i.hi'rii tin \>> pr������*ei>-������e  mm wcii-iieiincd areiiH over wliicti  the   Indians   shall   run   their cuttle j cial life ol" tins Valley the   Farmers'  ill,,    law...I     fi. ..Ii,:,.     ..a      |i,���������      i,.r...l    ......      >    i...,,;.,, I , . .1.,   .,1,1        t, ..     .    , a|   ,.        :      I .'  iiiii*  sil.tuition  will    hi> vni-y <|i������,* i'it'>>������'   | ferwnrditij* and   '���������iteoiiriitrinti*  ������.*,'���������������*���������������������������,'  ... ..'.\,,....;...    .i -. .... ...     .. ,, , * ,,  \; ��������� ��������� ��������� j ' '    - * ���������   ' * , ��������� . ���������   <>   U t\   ��������� t \ >i  ' I .   i* t* -'' t    !    ������ ' ' ' *  - ,   I I .' -���������. I '���������     I'l l< ��������������� *'      Ilia."*      l-l.. -       .--.-!! ff I ������"      . .1  eveu-luMirhwl M|nl,ici. j.i i������i'*o-d oo i  \ i\   ,< <-vi"iiH Mi" or hor! i! ul!'*r<* m ! h"r*.  in.,.;.! , .r\. i in !..i;u.u .tinOf; ;.i'iin: uUii:i' i  tiiM-M lifMid������'H il.M exci-lli-nt I ritiiin/* |  department and an oeeusioiml eash !  contribution  to worthy caused. j  What tie* boii fd  of  trad"  uMpirc*,'  i  to iio, more or iesn, t<������  tiie commei - i  na. na... laiil WiaH#aji|  t.ttll      .... 7xX . r. r-  ?*..   i... ,  .1    i   :.,,.:  Mr:, i  >H\I\  ������mmmm  ..S.i      J  ���������i:.-iu.~.~.  IEB0INT!  ~m        Slfl mm. xMSr, Hip j  i mis nil  IE HALL, Oresteii  ii^-i  iiiraiiiffliii  in the Tuneful, Musical Play of To-Day  I     i Ol uiihl i  with the SWEET SIXTEEN GIHLS  PRICES 2Sc. to $1.00  now selling*  ���������m * ���������  1  Everybody's doing it; putting up more fruit this year than ever berore. Wc  know it from the heavior-than-usual demand for Sealers.    How about you ?  It you are going it stronger than ever, too, your .stock of last year's jars will  lu.ver be enough.    Size up your possible requirements and buy to-day.    We cnTer :  New Gem and Perfect Seal Sealers in   Pints, Quarts  and Half-Gallons  Heavy White Rubber Rings for Pints and Quarts in  New Gem and Perfect Sealers  Sri  .i:,m  :md   T-.rnnonw  ��������� - ��������� j  } .ids.      PrMnl.-c-.--1     0    X    A.  rv'"������ I i/\*-*. I *  When we have to repbi-ee this stock prices will be higher.  Too long delay may cost you money,    liny to-dav  im  ~ix.*~*mmm  ������ir%  Emtmmjmsti .i^rn   y^wniwMiinnmiJii    Wt^iiiWIJMWWtlM    l'*^*flKlia������.|-'*"-4    /f***"^������t������-  ���������**mm.x*-"  < 5.1������. I>.   LicciiMC! H-'ACN^O  t -s^rBaf-w^ 8 ivm tf^r-r tra n n* ������*  71!  8:1  rM  **]  'it  <������������������ n  l^i^jtig^gg^^  aOensBsnui  V������*!t������P*������w������fesa������������S THJB CBES'i'OS BSViBW  HEWS OF KOOTESAVS  Nelson's tax rate this veat*   will   be  .almost four per cent- '���������'  tf \ .   -��������� ���������  Bears are rnor-e numerous this  than ever in the wilds of Easlo.  year  During July Nelson Red Cross workers turned in 107 pairs of hand-knit  socks.  In the Cranbrook country this year  the wild raspberry crop- is repotted a  good one,  Fernie is paying 7������ per cent, interest on a $35,000 loan to erect a new  high school, ������������������������  ROBT, LMMOfSfT  NOTARY PuBLlio  INSURANCE   ���������   fFt&At. ESTATE  <Sf  By way of guaranteed subscriptions  Kaslo Red Cross has assured revenue  of=$50 a month.  The fire warden in Fernie section  claims ao have had 66 fires to handle  already this season. --'���������'  Without the aid of a manJMrs.  A. B. TVrites recently droye an ai,to  from Fernie to Spokane. . - ,u' ���������.-  Fernie and ditribt with a population  ���������=!=  ��������� je -.-.u. a, ������tru\i\ ^   Oi aouuv <tnxw ciciixxto  wW**     vmmt  GREQTON   *   -   &.G.  WATER NOTIGE  Nine more milch goats were brought  into Rossland last week. Among the  importers is Mayor Plester.  Fernie council haryested 18 tons of  hay from the city park this year, on  which it hopes to realize $601.  Rossland will haye a ladv high school principal this year. The formerhold-  er;of.tbe position is liable for -overseas  seryice.- , ;.!:.  Bosweii ranchers state that the end  of-July rains did a whole 1st of dam-   . XX -.1   *%vi3   \r\i  p������!������M ���������?���������������*?������  splitting.  'try OTi-'\r- di?*? to the frill  (Diversion and Use)  Take notice that George Cartwright,  whose address is Ericksou, B.C., will  apply for a license to take and use 500  gallons per day of water out of Babbit  Creek,   which   flows   southerly,   and  drains into   Goat   River,  about one-  quarter mile below the canyon.   The  water will be diverted from the stream  at a point upstream, about 225 feet  from where it crosses East line of Lot  6617,  and will be used foi* doniestic  purpose  upon  the land  described as  Lots 1, 2 and 5 of Lot 5617, G. 1.   This  notice was posted on the ground the  14th January, 1918. A copy of this notice and an application pursuant thereto and to the "Water Act, 16l4" will  be filed in the office -of the Water Recorder at Nelson.   Objections to the  application may be filed with" the said  Water Recorder or'with the Comptroller of Water Rights,   Parliament  Buildings, Victoria, .B.C., within thirty days after the first appearance^ of  this notice in a local newspaper.    The  date of the  first publication  of this  notice is July 12th. 1918.  GEORGE CARTWRIGHT,  I. Applicant.  The Dominion cannery at Vernon  this season installed a cooker that i will  take care of 36,000 cans of cherries .-in  tea hours.    '���������'���������'���������*���������';.,   -,.. -,.:.,;;  The number of telephones in use  at \  Phoenix, -Grand Forks, Rossland and  Sandon has decreased since  the   first  of the year.  Ranchers around -Bonners Ferry  started fall wheat threshing last week.  About 30 bushels to the acre is the  expectation.-. ���������-  Trail Great War Veterans had a tag  day last week to ^supplement their  funds, when a matter of $337 was  gathered in.  Trail -Presby fceriasis are dispensing  with the services of their deaconess,,  Miss Sutherland, who, after 4 weeks'  vacation, Trill resmae operations   at  FSK2i6.'i's-     '������������������:���������.��������� ���������������������������������������������:���������  r  : The "Herald is modestly boosting  Crtibbrook as health resort. The ozone  in^ that neighborhood is especially  helpful to. folks suffering with asthma,  it claims.  ��������� Cherry pickers at Kaslo went on  strike this year, and thereby got a  raise in pay from one tc oue-and-one-  half cents ber pound for harvesting  this fruit.  Since he took over the work in the  Kootenay sub-inspector Forrester of  the Dominion police and his assistants  have gatheaed in 20 evaders cf zsiiit  ary service.  The Free Press states that within a  month two parsons have quit Fernie  in disgust. To make good the deficiency  the miners are starting up their weekly paper, the Ledger.  Okanagan fanners are  cutting fall  *������������������������* ���������-��������������� ���������#���������������. **������ 4- ' sVZmri'-r*.-~\>mm ������*������������-������ t*m +T-.,rj <-.*-* ->^*x-r. *-������ n������ir>������  U MCnV-    Kr.S~S.H.\J-iMr4\J     *~Vm**~\      l/UC       OOV<\^Aj1iUI        \,m. V|S  of alfalfa. On one ranch the wheat has  fully...matured after being in the  ground only 92 days.  The Doukhobors at Brilliant, who  last year floated a $250,000 loan on  their property at that point, have just  paid up $50,000 of it, and will clean up  the balance in five years.  The Southeast Kootenay Stockbreed  ers Association has sent R.C.Eakin of  Cranbrook on a trip to Northern Alberta-to buy .up asupply of hay for  them. He is making the trip in a Ford  car.  WATER NGTIGE  Starting this month   Nelson   street  railway is charging   a   sraight  5-cent 1  fare. In the past tickets could  had   at  six for a quarter.  The miners in the Pass are reviving  their paper, the Fernie Ledger, with  L.   P,   Sullivan,   formeily  with     the  il***? Y\ \\-\**:"-\l-s tr    "H {~.-00~ \e\       -ir*   *7-V\ 0j\.*M\rtC0  Drs. Pickering and Teaporten are  re-opening the deutal practice at Grad  Forks held by Dr. Guy, who recently  enlisted for military service. They ia-  tend to work all the nearby towns .as  I well.  (Diversion and Use)-  .Take notice thatVT. Baines, whose  address is Creston, B.C., will apply for  a license to take and use five acres x>f  water out of a slougik stream, unnn'n)-'  od, which flows  in ft southerly diree  tion and drains into Kootenay Flats  by seepage in many directions.   The  water will be diverted from thc stream  at a point about half-way between the  northwest and   southwest corners of  Block 29, and will be  used for irrigation purposes upon the land described  as tiie south half of Blocks Nos. 46 and  ���������48.    Tqis   notice was   posted oh   the  gronnd on  the 6th day of J uly, 1918.  A copy of this notice and an application   pursuant   thereto,   and   to   the  "Water Act, 1914," will be filed in the  office of the Water Recorder at Nelson,  B.C.     Objections to   the application  may he filed with the said Water Recorder,  or  with   the   Comptroller of  Water Rights, Parliament Buildings,  Victoria,    B.C,   within    thirty   days  after the first appearance of this notice  in a local newspaper.   The date of the  first publication of this notice is .Inly  12th, 1918.  T. BAINES, Applicant.  Nelson is cursed with an invasion of  red-admiral butterflies, the streets  being literally alive with th_eg*. Last  year they had the stink bug.  "'*' Trail''smelter management claims  that 80'- per cent, of the employees of military age enlisted for service  ..without waiting to be conscripted*  The C.P.R. hasn't idst faith in Rossland, It has had a carpenter gang at  work for a couple of weeks making repairs to station and other buildings. *������������������.  Grand Forks ret&inded the Gazette  of a casualty clearing station last  weeli. In one day 20 patients were  trsated in the hospital in that town.  Trail welcomed home a couple of  war veterans last, week with a procession, in which were forty antoinbil-  es���������some of them from Rossland, of  course.  .Despite aii the eariy-season reports  as to frost damage Peiitictou had a  35 per cent, heavier cherry crop than  last year, and apricots are fully as  heavy.  J. S. Deschamps^who lost about a  quarter million feet of logs at his  Porthill camp this spring, had a crew  of about 50 men out fire-fighting several days last week at his new mill at  Birchbauk.  This year the mayor of Grand Forks  will draw down $300 for his year's  service, and the-i six alderman $175  each. The Gazette is urging the cutting down of the number of aid em en  to at least three. %  Is there any  Meat in  the  House?  This is the first question that prosents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry? ,  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Bologna,. ������fec  are always to be had  here. In meats nothing  t-niU* t-<-u.t-l.'. 'Sh.unlock*  products.  BapfSsinaai Service  Eider   New by,   assisted    by    Elder  Boadway,   of   the   Church   of   Jesus  Christ and Latter Day Saints, conduc  ted a yery successful  revival at Port-  hill early in J uly.    Elder Newby is  a  very spiritual minister and  an interesting, forcible speaker.    He expounds  the gospel so lucidly that even a child  can comprehend all his sermons.      On  July  17th  twelve   persons were baptized and received into full membership.    The   day  was  ideal,  and   God  surely showered his blessings upon all.  Following are tho names of those who  were baptized :   Mr. and Mrs. Charles  Bliss, Mrs  Emm;*. Dudley, Alta B!i.  Mrs. Geo, Pries, Mrs. William Fisher,  Wilfrid Smith, Dorothy Smith. Joseph  Smith, Marjoric Smith, Alfred Smith,  and .Tune Iliiserofl.���������Com.  paiivSt  ipf S Imp* anA l-oari StafctRc*  owe -j    La"5-53 I    aUSS-443    S UUU   *^-*i=l=J = -0^2  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  Phone &C  mm-*  Sirdar Ave. Gar est on  Butter Wrappers at The REVIEW  W!**T^  . 1    SISSfSHSBf  THE CANADIAN BANK  OFCOMMERC  1-4  SIR EDMUND WALK"!*:.  C.V.O.. LL.D.. D.C.L.. Prudent  IsAPriALrAiLt up  "t!*t <���������*���������>-���������-* inn  Tr?   .l.-iH**-'   A'^rs   rrnt������f.-,1M������Mrrr  1 L V. H. JCNZS. Ais'l Gail. IVu.u -rr  l>*rrr:ra  f. XXX.xrX-.^  H     XJ. XXfp  ������*<. r*(\ ncn  ������(��������� ~m~* m mU \m  ���������** t   -* K* m~W  Stt**K**nWy rft#*������������ ������iai-t������w"i*������M������i*m(������.i' ifmsmr  ������ UWfrjtlV  I  I  E  *������n������ a "naT-rr1  JL2*f%x������V~,\  ~n h r \'%H'.->^i f  lVi'U'XM Xln X  *  The most convenient way cf 1 c:"��������� I.i-v.? f>maU  money is by the Money Orders rnM ty this U������?.n  ���������cost is n?; follows:  r.5 nut und or   \~/X %xJ-r* rxJmrx. Va.V_������  I.  is of  3 4C*ent:H  4 - ������ .  I '������������������������  V1?������������������*������'.vm' t!f<������ctr������tn T^HTti.i'h  "I  ���������tMWWMfrWIIIWII'llllOMi  ^B]^''.-**1^^^'^^'  jJmXmmmlltiimm^  s\\wKmm.mmiKmmmiim.m  ^������SSS������������^^K������ffl^^^^^g^aB!  iaasaaia^miatj*^^  it^^^trB-^^^k-rtwH^  nwi������an mi.  .If^HsslfnH  ia������m������������maai^i������ii<'a.i.w.������.i"i������a.m������������i.wiiin������i������,.������.i.ii.a������iii.iiii.n'������iiiif  'zm%ssk*~mmmm-wmsM^  wammmm s^s^p^p^as^ssisasPi^ps  THE     REVIEW,     CEESTOX,     33.     C.  mWSm~m*mmm-mm,*mm***>< M? H ��������� aa..,  ���������E'f  Shortage in Heavy Horses  Morse buyers have been scouring  the country tlu: past few weeks in  search   of  good   heavy   horses.      One  buy ci  made  tario  draft  told   the   v.-ritcr  of   a  trip     lie-  through   three  counties  in   On-  and was unable to huv a single  i  CLEANS-DISINFECTS���������USEO FOR1  SOFTENING JVATER���������-FOR MAKING  HARD AND.SOFT 50AP .FULL  DIRECTIONS WITH EACH CAN.  A  Agnes���������A  automobile,  said: "What  Hasty Glance  man just went by in an  Hc looked at me and  a beautiful woman"  horse. They arc not in thc  country. A big lumberman, who has  been accustomed to sell off his horses  every spring and buy again in the  fall, has decided to hold his horse  supply so as to make sure of having  horses for next winter's operations.  If heavy horses are scarce today  they will he much scarcer a year or  two from now. Farmers, therefore,  should breed all suitable draft marcs.  ���������Canadian  Farm.  mmmm  Oil  Hc  orscs, Cattle, etc., quickly cured  EGYPTIAN0" LINIMENT  va 1'.or   Sale  hy A"  I'm"������'s  ^GUglss   ������e   Co.,   Prop'rs,   Napanee,   Ont.  Minard's Liniment  Cows.  Cures   Garget  in  A Case of Heredity  "No   one  understands   inc."  ''That   is  not  to   be   wondered     at,  girlie.    Your mother was a telephone  girl   before   she   married,   and      your  father   was  tram  1 .oiiisvillc  Courier-Journal.  in nou ncer.  If one be .troubled with corns and  warts, he will find in Hollow-ay's  Corn Cure an application that will  entirely relieve suffering.  Marie���������Heavens!  been going    fast!���������  vince.  Hc  must  ���������Vancouver  havc  Pro-  Evidence Crops  Up Every Day  Controlling' Fires >  On Settlers' Clearings  "I'm mighty glad they've got one  general now for all thc allied armies.  Let's   sec,  what's  that  his  name  is?"  of  .A  Permit  Sys-  THAT   DODD'S   KIDNEY  ALWAYS HELP KIDNEY  DISEASE,  Quebec Man Who Suffered From a  Rundown System and Kidney Disease Finds Quick Relief.  Miguasha Foint, Que., (Special).���������  More evidence crops up in this vicinity every day to prove that for  rundown people there is no remedy  to equal Dodd's Kidney Pills. Among  the many who have come forward  with statements is Air. Paul Landry,  a well-known resident, whose testimony can easily be corroborated.  "Jt is with great pleasure, that I  write to tell you your Dodd's Kidney  Pills arc the best medicine that 1  have ever taken," Mr. Landry states.  "When 1 commenced to take them  there was not much hope for mc  After taking four boxes I fell: like  myself again. I advise all persons  who suffer from kidnev disease to  take Dodd's Kidney Pills."  Dodd's Is.id1.e3- Pills are popular all  over this country, because they not  only cure the pains and aches of the  different diseases springing from disordered kidncj-s, but also give new  Iiie and energy all over the bod>*.  They do this naturally. They cure  thc kidneys. Cured kidneys strain all  the impurities out of the blood, and  the pure blood carries nutriment instead of poison to all the nerves and  muscles. You have never heard of  3 person Dodd's Kidney Pills harmed. You hear of thousands who have  benefited  bv   them.  Admirable  Working  tern Wherever  The permit system of regulating-  settlers' clearing tires is now in effect throughout nearly all the forest  regions of Canada. Last year, legislation to bring it into force was  adopted in Ontario, Manitoba and  Saskatchewan. This year, the new  Fire Act in New Brunswick makes  the plan effective throughout that  province. In Nova Scouu, Quebec,  and British. Columbia, the system  lias been in effect for years. Alberta is now tlie only forest province  without it.  Wherever the setting out of setters' clearing fires has been regulated under the permit system, with an  adequate staff for its enforcement, it  lias worked wonders in reducing the  forest fire losses, with no real setback  to  agricultural "development.  The disposal of logging slash by  fire, under control, is a problem  closely related to that of slash resulting from settlers' clearing operations. In various parts of Canada,  the. safe disposal of logging slash is  receiving increased attention, due to  the rapidly increasing stumpage value of timber and to the realization  that our forest resources arc by^ no  means inexhaustible.���������C.L., in Conservation.  "General   Issimo,  ton Transcript.  1 believe."���������Bos-  The Cause of Appendicitis  1  l  *&T  1WW  tm  <p  ���������.  1  U6IliliI���������iy  laisOwEi  r-V  The commonest cause of appendicitis is constipation. Every doctor  says so. When 3*011 require physic,  dont use a cheap drastic pill���������get  Dr. Hamilton's Pills, which are made  from the private, formula of one of  tlie greatest physicians. Dr. Hamilton's Pills strengthen the stomach,  regulate the bowels and prevent any  tendency to appendicitis. In one  day 3-011 feel the tremendous benefit  of Dr. Hamilton's Pills. By purifying the blood and cleansing the  SA-stem they prevent headaches, lift  depression and drive away weariness. " No medicine so successful as  Dr.   Hamilton's   Pills.      Sold    every-  Strength of Merchants  Bank is Set Forth in Report  Twenty Millions are Added to Assets  and Current Loans  An increase in total assets amounting to almost twenty million dollars  was the outstanding feature of tlie  very gratifying report submitted at  the annual meeting of the Merchants Bank of Canada on thc fifth  of June. This increase, which brings  the assets of the Bank up io the  notable figure of $140,937,544, was  produced bv- rin all-round increase  in all branches of the Bank's liabilities to the public, note circulation  advanced nearly three millions, and  non-interest deposits advanced seven and three-quarter millions, and interest-bearing deposits eleven millions, Avhilc balances due to banks  and correspondents abroad were thc  only item to show a decrease,  general expansion was at the  ceptional rate of 16J/J per cent,  the year. Deposits grew at the  of over 21  per cent.  Another important feature of  report consists in thc extent  which th* Bank was successful  enlarging its current loans and discounts in Canada. Thirteen and a  half million dollajrs approximately  was added to this class of assets in  the  twelve   months   ending  April  30,  i-imu ouuiu  M*vt  IIV*.  Qlonn  Wtvvp  Til!  ��������� nf  GutScura Healed*  The  ex-  for  rate  the  to  in  a,My little brother suffered for about  two years   from   tiny   ted   pimples.  and  in  the  speeches  at   the     annua't  clear   that  this  .1:  They appeared constantly  f(4^^\\ on -is -������^y hut he had the  it 9 r-^^U*'011?- mte ^s,  -- ears.     aac  sitiU  Vv&s  icu  and very sore and at the  *^njE������/   least touch be would give  \aS*****jv      a howl of pain.     After, a.  few seconds he would have to scratch,  and he was not able to sleep.  "A friend advised me to send for  Cuticura Soap and Ointment. I noticed achange,ar.d I used three calces of  Cuticura Soap and four boxes of Ointment when he was healed." (Signed)  Louis Frank, 746 City Hall Ave..  Montreal, Que., .February 2, 1918.  Keep your skin clear by using Cuti-.  Cura Soap and Ointment for everyday toilet purposes.  *, For Free Sample Each by Mail address post-card: * 'Cuticura, Dept. A,  Boston, U. S. A."   Sold everywhere.  Avliere  in  25c  cover;  get  the  boxes,    with  genuine.  yellow  -0111c  men  as  p.ay  iire  in  icir   cliiircn  -unm c.e.  Sllli-  scriptions  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Distemper.  that  I ron  in en  r   Washington   Star  Cirri 1 tany   v. ill   >oon  (.'reuses   and   war  t'.   wear   them.  ts  convinced  have      ni'.-.i'r  medals    titan  Relief from Asthma. Who can describe the complete relief froin^ suffering which follows the use of Dr.  J. D^ 1-Cellogg's Asthma Remedy?  Who can express the feeling* of joy-  that comes Avhen its soft and gentle  influence relieves the tightened,  choking air tubes! It has made  asthmatic affliction a thing of the  past for thousands. It never fails.  Good druggists everywhere have  j-old it  for A-cars.  Varmsning   nine  Thc  curfew  tolls   the.  knell  ing  day,  The   toiler  Avanders  his  flat,  He  ambles     through  bright and  gay.  But cannot find a place to hang his  hat.  ot part-  homeward to  the      doorway  Tbe War and the Child  Killed by a  Flying Fragment From  a Stray German Shell  Here is just one small war story  of a child that Avill slick in the memory of am- who read it. A lively little French boy Avas busy helping his  grandfather in the cottage garden  happy in the safety of some miles  behind the fighting front. They Avcre  great, pals���������one of those intimate  companionships of childhood and  age. A church army travelling van,  an "old bun shop," came to a halt  outside  the garden gate.  With his legs astraddle, and his  grubby hands on his hips thc boy  smiied a Avclcomc at the driver���������  and so died smiling, being killed at  that moment by a flying fragment  from   a   stray  German   shell.  Thc church army worker picked  up the small, broken body from the  flower patch into Avhich it had been  flung. But the boy was dead; and  lie could find no words and no touch,  to slay the sobbing of the old man  by his side, whose work-worn fumb  ling lu  1 sign  meeting it was made  expansion was in the main a direct ,  result of the increased valuation of)  the commodities on which such  loans are based. The assets have  been rigorously scrutinised, aud thc  sum of $400,000 was appropriated  out of profits for the contingent fund  for the making good of any depreciation.  In spite of thc expansion in current loans, the proportion of liquid  assets lo liabilities is still high  enough for the most conservative  requirements. Thc cash and readily  realizable assets now total $57,667,481  against public liabilities amounting  to $126,322,671, or in the proportion  of 45.6 per cent. About 34 millions  of these liquid assets is in thc form'  of cash, bank balances and call  loans, and the remainder consists  largely of government securities of  the Dominion, thc Provinces and  Great Britain. It will be seen Ihat  both by its assistance, lo thc current'  trade and industry of the Dominion  and by its support of lhc government finances of Canada and ihe  allies, the Merchants Bank is performing important services towards  the  -winning of  the Avar.  Notwithstanding thc greatly increased volume of assets, profits continue to be ou a very moderate scale  considering the real size of the  shareholders' investment. Thc earnings for the year Avcre $1,236,680,  being 17.66 per cent, on the capital  of $7,000,000, but the real investment  includes $7,000,000 of rest or reserve  fund, lo sa3r nothing of the undistributed profit balance, and the actual  late of earnings is therefore less  than 8.8 per cent. Not al! of this is  available for the shareholders, since,  as   aircady   mentioned,  an   appropria-  Naturally  Avish   to  show  me     vour  came ior im-  "Do   you  references?"  "No, mum.  "I see. 1 (xd you cooirs mixed up  so. Half the time I can't tell whether you are going or coming."���������Louisville  Courier-] ournai.  Avages.  ,1  mMCTliDATEn  E,������SIXi.-.|l������a     Xm   0   0-.0B  WuntJatA  XX\ 0. MJX*  fun no���������  -.iiu.iini-.ii  %JEx\A0*0* aaM4 *  Mothers if your little ones are  constipated; if their little stomach  and bowels are out of order; if thcy  ci-3' a great deal and arc cross and  peevish, give them a dose of Baby's  Own Tablets���������the. ideal medicine for  little ones. The Tablets arc a gentle  but thorough laxative and never fail  to right thc minor disorders of childhood. Concerning them Mrs. Noble  A. P3-1-, Ecum Secum, N. S., writes:���������  "My baby was terribly constipated  but Baby's Own Tablets soon relieved her and I now "hink them a'  splendid medicine for little ones."  The Tablels arc sold by medicine  dealers or In* mail at 25 cents a box  from  Thc    Dr.  Co., Brockvillc,  Williams'  Ont.  Medicine  Mistress-  Unjust  -Bridget,     I  in. tired of  3rour carelessness. Only look at that  dust on thc furniture. It's six weeks  old, at  thc very least."  Bridget���������Sluirc, it's no" fault _ av  inoine. Oi'vc been here only t'rec  weeks.���������Life.  YOU  JSSxx     ***-|-^**  -������������*���������   xJS-^^Lx-^ty JS~.    tm~'^mhrmx\.  JL JL ���������~\\t%m/ %J  It  rd  is built  f  vcar.  in any weather���������wet, hot, or cold.  or all around work in any season  J������>J{.-aai  the year. Its traction tread enables it to  run on wet land in the early spring, or on the  soft seed bed for harrowing" and seeding; and  n  has plenty of power for belt work.  SAVE TIME, FEED, AND PLOW DEEP  1 j on t   hoard  work at !c:,:  idle   horses   when   the  co-;t.    It will work 24  very little attention-  saves horse feed art'  t ractor.  -fill the fuel tank and it is  the  w<i������cs of hired men.  Cleveland  Tractor  will  do  better  hours a clay if necessary, requires  ready   for   work.    It  It is a real one-man  See  Demonstration   ol the  Cleveland  T'rrtsf'far nf A il the A Ih&rfa Pairs  .Sec our exhibit  of T'.nj.',iiies, Grinders, '  Calvary and Edmonton Fairs; or mail  will  he  sent  to you.  Altoleetric" Lif.htinp; Plants, at  the coupon and full information  SPECIFICATIONS  Moto?���������-I-cylinder, 3 3-4 In.  Ixtre, by 5 1-2 in. titroke  protected overhead vul-  vcs.  Horsepower���������12 nt drawbar, ~0 at belt  pulley.  Leni.tH���������06  incites.  Width���������SO inches.  Hcif'ht���������"2   incite.*..  Weli'ht���������Jjcsa     Uiaii      3,201)  ���������101)11(1 ;i,  Tiirnlinj   Circle���������12   feet.  Track--'.eniftU    (each  cide*)  SO     luc'ies,     width    it 5-8  indie*.  Traction    Surface  ���������  More  lluin   COO    r.'UKiir      iiK-ltc..  Centre to centre of track*  3H incite*.  Cli-ji'juce���������Vi  indie*.  Helt    Valley ��������� IJIaunelft     B  iiHliM,   fa 10 ti  'tic'tea.  Sii'i|ieiii-io.i���������'J'liiee-itoitit.  MONEY ORDERS  Remit by Dominion  Express Money Order.  If lost or  stolen,  you   get  your  money  back.  tion of $-100,000 Avas mack* lor con-  ir-imlTsoiiRhtpityiiigly for some tinpieiicios, and Avar taxes and the  of tlie iovl'ul life that Avas gone, officers' pension fund took between  01 tne jo*. 1111 b lhcm anothc|. $12o,000. After the pay  ment of the 10 per cent, dividend  there Avas left a balance of $16,681 to  add to tlie balance carried forward.  Since tlie 1914 statement tlie total  assets of the Merchants Hank liavo  increased from $83,120,7-11 to $140,-  937,544, and this without any increase  either in capital slock or reserve  fund. For the tiine^ being, owing' to  the large sums carried in liquid assets at low earning power, and also  to the constant re-valuation of securities, thc profits are hot pronor- i  tionatcly enhanced, but it is evident  that Avith the return of more normal  conditions this expanded business  should be very beneficial to thc  shareholders.  9\*\t MSVV gag-tf**H REMgBV. Waal. ������������2. N.3.  Used iu i'rentH  Hospital* witb  Teatiuccet*. cures chronic weakness, i.ost vigob  I VIM, KIDNEV. BLADDER. DISEASES, BLOOD P01!tO*i.  rtLES. CITHER NO. DRUGOI3TS ������r MAIL %\. POSV 4 CTjl  POUOltR X CO, 80. BEKKMAN ST. NBW YOKK or LYMAN BRfli  ffOKOs-ro.  write fok FREB hook to Ok. Lb. o.er*"  foED.CO.HAVKRSTOCKRD.HAMPSl'itAD. LONDON. KM (J.  tfRYNttW&RAaEElXASTELESSIJ^OP.MO?    EASV  TO  ?AS*3  SAFtt AND  LASTING CUM.  SB THAT THADK   UARKKB  WORD   ' TIIKBAHON * I* Ol  UT.OOVT.aXAMr AttlXmO TO ALL OBNUINXMCU***  MA II  A ������ ft |  ������  IM  tui:  a ui.  jrr������nr������<rA������i  \r\J\JS    V#l"  ������ mi  sti *  UlrU  \  PLEASE USfc THIS COUPON  INFORMATION  Miller's Worm Powders were devised to promptly relieve children  who suffer from the ravages of  worms. It is a simple preparation  warranted to destroy stomachic aud  intestinal Avorms Avithout shock or  injury to the most sensitive system.  Thcy act: thoroughly and painlessly,  and though in some cases thcy may  cause vomiting, that is an indication  of their powerful action and not of  any  nauseating  property.  Crop Acreage Increased  The   acreage,   under   cultivation  the  Gem   Colony,  in   r  liassano,  herta,   this  year  is   at  least  fifty  cent,   greater  than  Irrigation   fanning  Gent,  at  Alt'er  that   of  last   year.  is     practised      at  in t-  1 Hill Cl|  dear  All;  vV I  .xj,  Writ.-  'r.ictcr   fMowi  Gas l..���������.���������:'i?.������m  Us   Whtn   You   HttA  Tractor   fiisr.t,  Kfffiiiene  tOn^in**:,  ���������     i   . ���������-... ..       r������l -, via   .  ������'-.ini;. Jjj !:::.   IY'  A vOIU/li ������:  i   I ivvr ������/ "U \J I 1 /)      ������I1M.  CAI.GAf'V  nl  '���������in<��������� 11'  I'l.  '. Cllli  III'  nil  iiiinriiialuiu    on    item  "1  (    t  Cleveland  Tint tor.*,  Tractor   f'lowi  '"loi/rr   (',!������������������    K.iu'inr*  Nam*  $100 Reward, $100  Tlie readera of th'tti paper will tie pleased  to. learn that there is lit least one dreaded  diucase that i.citnice hun liceu able lo cure in  till il ft fAai'f*, utttl lltat in ratavrli. Catarrh  |jeiu,f ureal!./ iutlueticeu l>y conMtttitiotial  comiitioiti i-et'ijirew coitttitntioiial trenttuent.  JlaU'n Catarrh Cure U lal.eii inleriially mid  net*- through the Jllood on the iMurmis Stir-  jl (aren ol Hip hvMent. liinr'nv ������.i i.ti.'.yir.C t'l!"  HI toiiiidntioii  ol  tlie  cliuca'.c,   fivlui; llic  patient  t.ltv..^.il     I'J      a>.lJ.I,.<^     .iki     *l������*      X .1.1    iii..i i.'..     ......  ant.It.tint; nature in ilolnit: it>t worl;, Tito pro*  j.ilclorr. havr. i.'> nuu li (jiili in lhc curative  jtuwern oi iiati'u Caiartii Cine tii.il thcy oiler  | One lliitnlred Dollartt for any r.-isr that it  (uM:t to cine,    .Srttil  (or  list oi testimonial)*-.  Aildteit:   F.   J,   CllliNliY   ik   CO..  Toledo,  Ohio,    t'.olj by Jl I>nicc":'ta, 'JTjt.  :S\  Phil.  Barney  Humane  Cattle  Poke  Guaranteed lo hold tlie wildest cattle  and break litem of bad habit.*.. I.tocs  not interfere with fcediut.;. I'.asily  ptlt on in a iiiimiic uiili ���������r,,v K.it.dy  strap.  ce $ -100 No.  1.  Yearling Size.  *        Mo. 2, Old cattle size  Write   for    references    from  furmer users.  U:.  *B>i,;i    -p.,  ja.   M7MMW        .Lix.  (Itefeti'tite:  P.O.   HOX   260  ilAir     ���������   ra,  ..--Jl 7^r\i.  Merchunts   Hank)  WIMN1PKG  =V  . irolc.  fl;  it ti  . i. t ���������:  ,i<;inini������.  j    [    |   I'odftirlir  I,M.������n   |ioulil<*  ��������� * ���������. ��������� if  _J  You don't have  to suffer  0 0^r.tmtlrHiVff,1rtil  ���������~xtm.ix,a Wr'TT.vimsti.x^.L.  Ml  -a  ITaiicr* has had sevenly  <pic������'iis. ...lev, en uric dhmced  legally  put   to     dea'h:       nine  ^i.niii;,    ,mv*i*     ..ai..     ..nt. >.,..������  llltrc    ������-t'lielly     I I 'rated J       tilt ii*.    ������  . t r     *    ' t ���������..  .\l 14 '. t      ������H       l III il.'U       V. a   .   ���������        t.lli.'l        ('  seven  ;    luii  died  a ���������>. ...   .  ��������� \ lll'll.  Bengue  heueyi's pain  I..MrK<* Tube GOc. hy Mail.  INSIST ON .H'NC.Uf:.  ILKl'MING  Six, lltll  MILKS CO.. I.l-itr4  sr  Bw.  til  1  5*  .1  ..!'  l.tidcrii  lit-aru-tl.  W.  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lite v
Strengthens
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w..oice
Bronchitis
"D ^Ar-4-Vi*va ^<
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the Healing Balsam
Catarrhozone You are Cured.
.Without Using Drugs
You breathe through the Catarrhozone inhaler medicated air that . is
fuij of healing, soothing balsams,
full of pinc'y antiseptic essences
that-resemble the air of tlie.-������pine
woods in the Adirondacks. . This
pincy A*apor has a truly marvelous
action on Aveak throats. It brings
strength and health to thc bronchi-
tic, stops that hacking, irritating
cough, prevents hoarseness and difficult breathing. You can't find
anything for Aveak-throaled - people
on earth more beneficial than
tarrhozone. Jt means, heaven
earth to thc man that has
bronchitis, catarrh, or throat
ritation. You will realize this
first time you use Catarrhozone,
which is a scientific preparation
specially designed foe... diseases of
the nose, throat and bronchial
tubes. Get thc large size, it lasts
two months, costs $1.00; medium
size 50c; sample size, 25c. AH
storekeepers and druggists or the
Catarrhozone Co., Kingston, Canada.
"Then i can run up to town and
'ind someone to bail you out for thc
night, Mr. Morgan," "said Miss Gaspard, leaning forward with eager solicitude.
"There wont' be any bailing out
over litis job." The sergeant ctirtly
demolished the suggestion. Mr, Morgan, if that's his name, will.have to
sleep on a plank bed in  the  cells to-
Ca-
on
had
ir-
the
whatever  their   worships     may
do  tomorrow;
CHAPTER  IV.
Forked Tongues
Superintendent Noakes of the Cornish County police tossed off the
vintage port, which Mr. J'evons had
handed to. him, und critically watched the re-filling of his glass. He had
so often been called "An. ornament
to the force" by the chairman of the
local bench that he had Avaxccl fat
on the compliment. Hc was blessed,
or cursed, Avith thc sentcntiousness
that goes with obesity. Hc intended
to claim his pension next year, but in
the meanwhile he was going to have
the time of his life. Nothing like
the  murder  at   Comlvn     Court      had
I.
is  Ava\-  m
.five
but
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humdrum
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London. Melbourne, and Toronto
there's
conipan-
(Continued.)
Thc girl nodded comprehension
and. passing the lodge gates of Buls-
trode, Sir Anthony increased the
speed to the stipulated pace, two
minutes later, as thcy rushed on to
the' danger zone, raising it to nearer
sixty than fifty miles an hour. The
splendid - machine Avas behaving
nobly. The. reckless Tony, Avith a
clear road in front of him, Avas already counting the Avager as won,
when, instead of the solitary blue
coat lie had expected'in front of him,
his Avay Avas blocked by three constables and a sergeant. It was no
case of steering around a single man.
Either thc police Avould have to scatter or they would be run down���unless he pulled no.
That he was not for thc latter alterative was soon apparent. Setting
his teeth he bent forward, taking
thc wheel in a firmer grip.
"Mind! I'm Morgan if
trouble/' hc bellowed in his
ion's ear.
What would have happened will
never be knoAvn���whether the men in
blue avouUI have stood their ground,
or avoided almost certain dcatli by
springing to the right and left at the
last moment. For Avhen the car was
within fifty yards of them Laura
Gaspard's nerve scorned cuddenly to
fail her. With a piercing shriek she
half rose in her y,c;\.\. ami then sank
hack, lurching violently against lhc
driver. For an instant he lost control of the wheel and thc ear swerved into the hedge, by a miracle remaining  upright.
Sir Anthony hacked out, but before he. could resume his mad rush
the police officers were at the door of
the car. Keeping one hand on the
wheel, Sir Anthony sent his right
fist crashing into the sergeant's face,
then,''jumping into the road, be
knocked down the nearest constable.
But the odds Avcre to heavy. Before he. could recover himself the.
other two had Hung themselves upon
him and handcuffs were snapped upon his wrists.
"Gosh! hut that was warm while il
lasted," he panted, grinning a little
ruefully at his captors. "Where, are
you going to take,  me, boys?"
"You'll' have to come along to
Slough," replied the sergeant, busy
with a broken tooth. "Telly sessions tomorrow. One of my nun
can drive, so avc.'II take yon in your
car, as it will be wanted in evidence."
"Sounds all right," said Sir Anthony. And llii'tt, id-.tneim* al T.aui'a.
sitting \-idc and becoming agitated in
the car, lie added: "lhil Avhat about
the la'dy? You can't leave Iter
stranded here. If she hadn't got
seared you'd never have copped me,
sergeant. You owe her a d'-bt
gratitude lo lite extent of giving
far as   Slough   railway
my .-'-duty,  Avork-
of  that  h'axiom,
Morgan   Avas   at
crime  Avas   com-
a  lift   as
oi
her
sla-
'.en
led.
cmjl/mS Granulated %cIi(J��0
mfM^mnmsw^^'.^xl^'itiiKvci. Eve* Inflnmi-d by
P0Xmt^j\\W\      tkZ15""'   'hl.tiWA   V-V-railallll.-laty
ytoWl~*\.\w . fftma ^.n,.^,.,* ��,��� Mntin,. *|>i�� |t |n
"Vfva-t. "^m^xtc, C vm,r fcvcsniul in sl-W- livo.
. d'ttj'bl.t t^i5ll^9��o.-5mauiui',juafcycto*j[o��u
U.a.lila��.UV��"i.iCI-.C.a..V���,���i, mn.~..~t.��r,i* tti,H����
C*V���� Oialvo, In 'JMiO Wc.   For J/ofl.* aiT lf.it h'pa���l- roc.
A'!( murine!ICre KcitU'dv ��N��.,��� Ctilinitu j
cone  m
ycars   of. honorable,
service.
He raised the Avinc to his lips
again, this time sniffing the excellent
aroma before he drank.. Then he delivered himself, dropping out his
words  like   an   oracle  of   old:
"'When a married Avoman dies by
violence it is a h'axiom with us, Mr.
Jevons, iu the absence of other clues,
to suspect the husband. It is a horrible commentary on thc supposed
bliss of thc married state, but it has
been proved correct over and over
again."
"Nasty one for 'The Voice that
breathed o'er Eden,' and all that sort
of thing, ch, Mr. Noakes?" was the
butler's   comment.
"I wouldn't go so far as that, such
cases being rare,"  the officer rejoined with deep solemnity. "In my oavii
experience,   thank     God,   they     have
been very rare, but you  can  take it
from mc, Mr. Jevons, that the theory
has mostly been  found correct'when
such cases do     crop up:.   That    was
Avhy I put all these questions to you
yesterday.       It   Avas
ing along  the  lines
to  iearn  where   Mr,
the  time   when   the
mitted."
"Well, apart from the missing "jewellery, and the crime being obviously
one of robbery, thc master is fairly
out of your reckoning now," replied
thc other, unobtrusively tilting the
decanter oArcr the glass that met him
half A\ay. "I knew hc Avas a bit of
a scorcher in the car, but 1 never
men.
Thc superintendent sagely Avag-
ged his great head. "I suppose he
did it iu 'ot blood," he surmised.
" 'Tisn't a practice I should recommend, but on the whole it's as avcII
hc lost his temper this time. It has
saved himself and mc a heap of
trouble iu clearing that h'axiom out
of the Avay. He must have been
scrapping Avith the police three hundred miles away al the very moment*
his poor lady Avas being murdered
here in Comlyn. No room for doubt
about it. I've got it all in black and
white from the Bucks Constabulary.
He was lined ten pounds for exceeding thc speed limit, and thirty for
resisting thc police."
The. conversation was  taking place
in   the  pantry  at      Comlyn       Court,
Avhcrc  the inq-icst on   Lydia  Morgan
had  been  opened that afternoon  and
adjourned  for a  week.    The  coroner
had been  compelled  to  postpone  the
opening   for  tAventy-four  hours     owing to   Mr.   Morgan's   in.ibslity^ to   attend  for  the  reason just detailed  by
Mr.  Noakes.    Tlie  proceedings     that
day had been little more than formal,
no  evidence being produced   to  shed
any light on the identity of the poor
lady's'murderer;  Doctor  Kyrle,    the
local  practitioner,  had     testified      to
the cause of death���a bullet    wound
through   the.  brain.       Mavis   Comljm,
calm   and  self-possessed,    had      described  her discovery of  the  body  in
the orchid house and  the  smell     of
gunpowder,   without   however,     mentioning  the man who had lied on  to
the terrace Ihrough the  further door.
And   levons,  thc butler,  had  corroborated   her  story,   supplementing  _ it
with   is   own     subsequent     activities,
Mr.  Morgan,  the. final witness of the
day, had briefly stated t-hat  so far as
he" was   aware   his   wife  had   no   enemies,   expressing   his   belief   that   she
must   have   been   killed   for   the.  valuable jewellery that was missing from
her person, worth from three to four
thousand  pounds.
Tin- coroner had no option but to
adjourn the inquiry for thc police to
procure further evidence, and the.
jut V and v\ it tn :'.:'.<::". having departed,
the" butler had invited the superintendent   iulo  his  sand inn.
"Now that you have got clear of
that axiom,   Mr.  Noakes,  have     you
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���..'.I'      |        -' I    ������-!.���  '���
the real culprit?" after a pause .levons insinuated smoothly. "Not that
1   Avish   to   pry   into   official     secrets.
Vou know I'd he the -a-i to do
lii.it.
The inspector replied ihat assuming robbery to have been the motive.
he had been pursuing inquiries as lo
strangers  who  might   have been  seen
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J*~X0    4    ftT
Siatess\e��.t
of Liabilities and
SOth April, 1918.
Assets at
LIABILITIES
1.   To thc Shareholders
Capital Stock paid in ,
Rest or Reserve i'untl	
Pi\-idends declared and unpaid.	
Balance of Profits as per Profit aud Loss Account submitted herewith. .....
2.   To ihe Public
Notes of the Bank iu Circulation	
.ueposits not bearing interest    	
Deposits bearing interest (including interest accrued to date of statement)..
Balances due to other Banks in Canada .. ..	
Balances due to Banks and banking correspondents iu the United K
and foreign countries	
Bills payable '. ,
Acceptances under letters of credit     ,
Inabilities not included in the foregoing	
ASSETS
>��lli   i   "a^ll. L      V_.01.ll*.    ������������������.     ������������!���������*#������.��������������!���������������*����������������������������������������� 7.0*0.000X0000
Deposit in the Central Gold Reserves	
Dominion Notes	
Notes of other Banks,        	
Cheques on other Banks	
Balances due by other Bauks in Canada ........   ..'	
Balances due by Banks and banking correspondents iu the United Kingdom..
Balances due by Banks and banking correspondents elsewhere than in Canada
and the United Kingdom	
'Dominion and Provincial Go\-ernmeut securities, not exceeding market value
Railway and other Bonds, Debentures and Stocks, not exceeding market value
Canadian Municipal securities, and British, Foreign and Colonial public
securities other than Canadian	
Call Loans in Canada on Bonds, Debentures and Slocks	
Call Loans elsewhere than in Canada.	
Current Loans and. Discounts in Canada (less Rebate of Interest)	
Current Loans and Discounts elsewhere than in Canada (less Rebate of
Interest). ... 	
Liabilities of customers under letters of credit as per contra.	
Real Estate other than bank premises	
Overdue debts, estimated, loss provided for 	
Bank Premises, at not more than cost, less amounts written off 	
Deposit with the Minister for the purposes of the Circulation luniil	
Other Assets not included in the foregoing	
$
7,000,000.00
7.000.000.00
176,900.00
437.073-92
$11,614,873.92
1-2,327,168.00
34,8^0,717.53
75,94(5,9So.48
1,400,941.75
1,161,976.79
"59*8,851*. -20
5140,037,544.97
$ 4,S00,0G1.36
6,000,000.00
.5,01*2,01)2,50
803,076.00
5.311.7S6.12
4,704.37
S-2,580.53
1,357,84:3.03
5,435,464.(10
4,000,204,70
14,5S9,065.54
5,223,953.88
3,905,648.93
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+1*0.* �� ) */V  ��   J    *V^�� V*l
76,194,016.15
339,987.29
-598,851.20
312,928', 11
272,226.(50
���1.880,438.98.
355,000..���
;n0,61��'..02
"$140,937,544.97
K. "\V. BLACKAVELL,
I'ice-J 'resident.
Wt. IK IIKBDEN,
P.fa.iagiii]* Director
D. C. MACAROW,
General JManaser.
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���t of the Auditors to the Shareholders of Thc Merchants Bank of Canada
harelioiders
Tn accordance Avith the provisions of sub-Sections 10 and 20 o�� Section 56 of the Bank Act, Ave report to the:
as follows:���
Wo h-rrre examined the above Balance Sheet Avith the Books of Account aiid other records at the Chief Office of tlteBank
and Avith the signed returns from the Branches and Agencies and have checked the cash ami verified the securities of the Bank
at the Chief OtVice as-ii'-tst the entries in regard thereto in tho books of the Batik at 30th Am-ii, v.118, and at a different time during-
the year and found them to a.^ree with such entries. AVe also attended at some of the Branches during the A-eut* and '-nocked ihe.
cash and verified the securities held at the dates of our attendances and found them to agree with tlie entries in regard thereto iu
the books of the Bank.
Wo have obtained all the information and explanations avo have required. In our opinion the transactions of the Bank
which have come under our notice have been Avithin the poAvers of the Bank, and the above balance sheet is proper!v drawn up
so as to exhibit a true and correct view of the state of the Bank's affairs, according to the best of tour information and the
explanations given to us, and as shown by the books of the Bank.
"Mostrkai., 23rd May, 191S.
VIVIAN. HARCOURT, 1     .���.,tare
GORDON TANSLEY.   J    Au<Mon-.
(of tliG ifirin o�� Doloitto Plcntlor Oriffitlis &
Sufficient Sugar for Canning
Housekeepers wlio are anxious
about their presen-cs for next Avinter
may take comfort. The food board
announces that thc~c v.ill be sufficient sugar in the country for the
preserving and canning season and
that the maximum fruit and vegetable crops that can be produced in
this country will be taken care of,
so far as thc sugar supply is concerned. To make sure of this, however, strict conservation _ will be
necessary in  thc meantime.
Increased Garden Acreage
Mr. F. Abraham, honorary chairman of thc vacant lot and home
garden section of the Canada food
board, estimates an increased garden
acreage, of ai. least 200% over that of
last year. Great e.(Torts Avill have to
be made to can, dry and store the
surplus crop.
Great Britain's Fart
Immense Efforts Put Out in   Many
Directions
The many-sidedness of Great Britain's contribution to the war might
Avell be kept more than it is before
the eyes of the Avorld. Hoav many
people, for instance, realize that
Great Britain is clothing American
troops iu France, and providing
nearly all their armament except artillery?
How many people realize that
down to January 12, 1917, Great
Britain had advanced not less than
��1,186,000,000 to her allies aud
��175,000,000 to her dominions; that
slie transports a daily average of
over 7,000 pcrr.oimo!; and more than
30,000 tons of military supplies to
France; that to thc end of Angus',
1917, her navy aud mercantile marine
had transported and protected across
the sea some 13,000,000 of- personnel
Avith ihe loss of only 3,500 all together?
The scale of thc navy's Avork in
particular is far too little 'appreciated.
Its burdens extend much beyond lha
,420,000 A\ho now man our ships. For
instance, the royal dockyards sinc<j
tiie beginning of tho war have repaired 31,470 war vessels, exclusive
of the great amount of repair work
done on  allied  ships.
These branches oi British war effort represe. t a strain for which
tliere is practically no German equivalent, and are. too often left out ol
account in comparing the other
branches of activity, which afYecl
Great Britain and Germany alike,
���such as the provision of man-power
for the army, the supply of nnmi-
tiors or the   manufacture  of aircraft.
���From the London  Daily C!:
���cle.
vv rap Soldiers* Parcels
in   -
PARA-SANI
Heavy, waxed paper in Household Rolls with handsome oak
Roller-Box. Every article for
overseas' should be carefully
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delivery in good condition.
���Put aii extra: wrapping of Para-Sani around the package before put-'
ting it in the final covering.   Eats and smokes will arrive as fresh as when
shipped, if wrapped in Para-Sani.
Use Para-Sani at home for keeping food fresh.
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JltBBSglBffiMlJB .-THS CBE&SOM  Local ai&d Persona!  . W.*ai-fTE'D--6econd hand cook stove.  .-���������j^wnYir HjEVUs-p? Office.  Fob Saijs���������Registered Jersey cow.  Apply Jas. Cook, Creston.  Youno Pigs Fob Sajle���������Just a few  of thaaa.   Gay Constable, Cr  MrLCH   Cow  splendid uOvvof uulk  Office.  For    SaXjE���������Giving  Apply Bbvibw  Miss Lamb of Calgary. Alta., is a  Creston -visitor t-his weeks't-hs giiesi of  Miss E. Ssnifch.  B. J. KsddeM left on -Wednesday for  ?*teo*|ri������,. Sasfesj 'where-hs esrkscts to r������������  main for some time.  aj-CCKS "WaKTED���������At the Pacific  Restaurant, next door to drugstore.  Dong Barney, Creston.  Mrs. A. Im Daley of Jackson, Mich.,  arriyed this week on a visit with her  sister, Mrs. R. R. Piper.  Mrs. R. S. Smith returned on Tues  day from a short holiday with friends  at Pincheer Creek. Alta.  Mrs. A. Manuei returned on Tuesday from Nelson, where she has spent  the past ten days with friends.  Creston Red Cross had a cash intake  this week of $2.50, as follows: Tuesday  collection $1, Mrs. Carr 50c., Mrs. Mc-  Murfrie $1.  Will the Red Cross execuriye remember that next Tuesday afternoon  is ihe regular business session, and a  fail attendance is urged.  F. Belanger was a week-end business visitor at Fernie.    Miss Jennie  specials at least $800 in prizes will be  awarded    .  Creston Board. of Trade Aqgust session is called for Tuesday night. There  is some imporsant routine business on  the slate that shonld have immediate  ?tten������ion.  J. F. Rose's name Is this week added  to the local list of auto owners. He  has purchased the Gray-Dort- car  which Mr. Bohlee brought in last week  from the prairie.  Mr. and Mrs. I* A. Moore of Medicine Hat: Alta., were Creston callers a  few days the fore part of the week.  They are looking B.C. oyer with a  view to going ranching.  John Keen, M.P.P., Kaslo was here  again between trains on Tuesday. He  is keeping an eye on the local hay  cutting situation which, so far, is developing very satisfactorily.  1918 has been a prosperous one for  the raspberry pickers, too. Some  ranchers had to pay as high as 75 cents  a crate for this class of help this year,  with the average at 60 cents.  ior a 3*3  ^rx.% ..   r...xrxT7M~4  C.X4X . X9   X?ZX~s~7x7  a* or-gres**  "KJrt>I r. ~. r~rx7.  A/CiailKCl,  an aivi.  U_,  txrxS.AL..~.ixxrx.  there, returned with him.  Barred Rock Cockjerelus For  Sale���������3$ months old. Shoemaker  strain, $1.25 per bird,���������Wm. "Wright,  Creston, or Rkvibw Office.  Rubber Stamps���������And Pads and  Ink for same. Order now and be  ready for the apple shipping. Phone  or see P. R. Truscott, Creston.'   ���������  Hens Waktesj���������Any  quantity  of  for   whi6H   top "b**4h. nrlce  live hens,  u*e   i#*t!������i.���������Doug Barney, Pacific  Bandmaster Jordan, accompanied  by Mrs. Jordan and family, left on  Tuesday for Spokane for a few days  holidays, before _ taking a new job at  his old home in Washington.  Hay cutting on the flats will not  likely start this year untii August 20.  J. W. Smith, the lands department  inspector, figures the crop will not be  right until at least that time.  The trustees are' calling for tenders  "anifcor.for the school, as well as  of e  the right price coal may be tried out  this winter.  Mrs. and Miss Ollie Gilpin left on  Friday for Renfrew, Ontario, aud will  make their home permanently in eastern Canada in future. Mrs. Gilpin recently sold her five-acre ranch adjoining town to B. C. Gibbs.  Creston Valley plnms started moving the latter part of the week, the  Peach variety being the one in evidence so far. The crop as a whole is  light this season. Last year about  3500 crates were exported.  work this fall and winter, and would  make Creston his headquarters to  obviate trips across the line.  ..���������*2!ie Tebo ranch of 40 acres along the  K.V. changed hands this week, the  purchaser being Mr. Johnson, who arrived from Aiberta in a prairie schooner about- ten days ago, **nd has been  making his home -*in that quarter  since arriving. The.place is alongside  the Morgan and Wasson ranches.  This week will see thewindup of the  raspberry shipping season, and the  year*e output .wi!! be just over 6000  crates���������the. biggest year the Vaiiey  has ever had, and prices the most satisfactory. These came bo unexpectedly heavy that sojne shippers had to  utilize strawberry cups and crates to  finish ii*"* the ssdson with.  J. Scrutin, a former editor of The  RbkIEw, who enlisted for the overseas fighting in 1915, has just been  given his discharge, and is at present  at the coast, where may go farming  under the Soldiers'Land Settlement  scheme,  on   Vahcouyer   Island.     He  OOO'fr.-Hja.nir.CM-i      -wl^!���������������*.������*������������������*���������������������������������. tiotvt       o^fan     V������o5v������������f  buried in a sand pit at the Somme  fighting in 1916.  A. .Lindley of the B.C. Fruit Market,  Lethbridge, Alta., spent a few days in  the Valley the fore part of the week  booking up snipments of apples, and  other lines of fruits and vegetables.  He says that" in spite of light cfcops the  prairie customers are in good financial  shape to take care of the 1618 fruit offerings, and right  now he expects top  7. Half-dozen buttonholes made on  double whits cotton.  8. Cushion made up.  9. One yard of knitted lace.  10. Pair hand-knitted socks.  *S-Si������a!������*M  jjJ&riaiBg on worn socks.  12. Pieced and quilted quiit ma-jour  cotton.  .������������������-���������*���������-'������������������  13. Hooked nlat, 2x3 feet.  14. Braided mat, 2 as 3 feet.  15. Towel With filet crochet.  16. Collection five different kinds of  fancy work.  17. Collection S amateur photos, including developing and printing.  18. Collection Ked Cross work���������articles used in the military hospitals.  The complete list of prizes for the  juveniles is giyen. They are mostly  in the-needlework line, only one cookery item showing.   Competitions are  and is decidedly different from the  other offering this clever bunch of  youthful femininity has eyer presented. The plot is right up to the minute  and chuck full oi refreshingly cieaa  comedy, while the music contains  more than a ccore of tuneful melodies.  tfAN'JL'JfiD���������Men with team   x. _    '���������������_      1 1  bU   llttiU.1  ur i������wu  Jrlrx~.       Irx:  si-Kiss   uy  Paulson's    ri  bUO  piece.-  Kitehener, B.C.  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  offered in writing, drawing and water) '"igj^VrtU be granted covering only  color work, and in all quite attractive I land suitable, for -^cultural purposes  \l. ^ , ft.Tlrt   ������7ta*47\x    Itt   *a<raTa_+t.nralafeW   JJ������ja^#  prizes are offered.   The list follows: " ������������������-���������--- * -  -- -   -  1. Six buttonholes on cotton.  % HandmSide camisole of cotton.  3. Crochet handbag.  4. Machine* made underskirt.  5. Pair hand-knitted socks.  6. War cake, Ipaf.  * 7. Best  specimen   of penmanship;  copy, "God Save Our Men."  8. Pencil drawing of an apple.  CI        \XT.xXrx~,   rxrxSrx-x  r,lxrx~r*\x    rx~   .X&X7.   flnnioai  XI.       XT XXXlOX'  Xi\XX\*X'  OffcG&IVU  XXX  V.XXJ    aau������.vat  size 9 x 12 inches.  We have not the space to give all  the details to some of these prizes, but  these will be ayailable in the prize list |  which will issue in book form in a ���������  week or ten davs.  '���������  'Restaurant, next to, drugstore;  Creston Women'ti Institute meets in I    For next Friday night  the  social  August session this'afternoon.' The  prize list for the ladies! section of the  fall fair will befinaliv ado^ted^    '- ���������'- ���������  The prize list for the fall fair is now  about ready"for the printer krid wiii  i-���������    :���������. J    _������������������a. ,_        t ������ a; *.������   xrC     iSOUCU      IXajXtt     Va*CjC<Jk, XilUUiUlUg      UIC   ;.        '���������-.-��������� r,     ; ���������     1 -:.r..  JANITOR WANTEU  cteaiea tenders wiii be received by  the undersigned up till Saturday,  Aug, I?, for the position of caretaker  of Creston School for the term ending  JuneSQfcfoj 1919. lowest nor tiny tender not necessarily accepted.���������JAS.  CHERRINGTON, Secy.-Treas,, Creston, B.C.  TENDERS FOR WOOD  Sealed tenders will be received by  the undersigned up till Saturday,  Aug. 17th, 1918, for Forty Cords of 4-  foot cut-green Fir or Tamarac for the  Creston School, ueiivery to start in  September. Lowest nor any tender  not necessarily nccepted. JAMES  OHERRINGTON. .Secy-Trw,*., Cres-  txin. B.C.  event is the dance the girls are giving  for the beneiit of the Soldiers'Tobacco  Fund, with orchestra music. Gents  $1, ladies 25c, which includes supper.  This is a good cause and a large turnout is hoped for.  Some of the weather prophets air-  ready see signs of an early winter;  poultrynien report that the hens haye  already started to moult. If this also  foretells an early-fall laying season the  Allies' food Supply situation will be**  thereby improved.  To-night's attraction is the big  United Producing Co. musical comedy  ������������������The Girl from Over There," in Mercantile Hall. The company numbers  sixteen artists, and they pub on a  musical show that is highly praised  wherever it has been seen.^ Reserve  seats are $1.  F. Smith, a Porthill citizen, was a  visitor here on Tuesday, looking for a  house to.rent. He has the Crescent  and Four Metal claims, in the Summit  Creek country on which he plans to  prices in all lines.  Work turned in at Red Cross headquarters on Tuesday was long on pyjamas, several suits .of their, arriving,  from Mesdames Fraelick, Mallandaine������  Cherrington (2). Hayes and Bennett,  along with 12 contribution bags and a  pair of hand-knit' socks from Miss  Rose Cherrington. The Canyon City  Auxiliary contribution Was three suits  of pyjamas (two of them donated) aud  eight personal property bags.  The union prayer meeting in the  Presbyterian Church on Wednesday  night on behalf, pf the men serying  overseas was fairly. Well attended and  was in chawre of." Pastors Bunt and  ���������  '���������? .. - .i. .1- ���������   ���������.  "\ ans. A reasonably complete honor  roll shows oyer I0tf men joined up from  the Valley in fbiir years. Of these 23  haye made the supreme sacrifice, ten  have'returned to Canada, ttnd the bal-  <are  all  What will, no. doubt, prove to be one  of the real treats of the current theatrical season is the engagement of the  Famous Bostonians, who will present  '"The Girl from 0**er There" in Mercantile Hal! to-night (Friday).  **The Girl from Over There" is one  of the newest musical hits on the road  Tasly - Msliiiig - Satisfying  A breakfast food that combined all those qualitien, along*  with a moidvrritrO coqt���������hi-<tulnn bein*^* a new one in whist wo have  to oCW' tliiH week in  J/^wjIAvJ^^ tU)   Au.l.fta/tii/   JEy ltidLjKk.������^c5  Readily prepared, it "touohe.** the spot" and gota you off to a  good ntart for the day'u work in thin trying Auguut weather.  Hero are a fow moro equally 8<>od lines just ntoolcod:  Keiiogg's  Cora   Flakes,   Krumbles  Bran, Toasted Wheat Biscuits*  anee",   with' fe# ������ esc-Sj&tionE  the Atlantic.      ���������'���������"������������������   . 'A*'-"  C. Olsen, who.has^ been in theCard-  gf}Qjj^ Southern Alntiyfat.- count-i-v for **  couple of weeks, got back on Friday  last.. ' He states that on areas that  were well cultivated   before - seeding  *\laaw-o artrall  ho    aa    f^aij*   >a'jM>ai%    H������civa.l^o    the  drougth. Unfortunately there are  huge tracts that have not been given  that kind of treatment and on these  hardly the seed will be threshed. The  late July rains will help out the feed  situation considerably.  As we go to press this (Thursday)  afternoon the flag is up andthe townspeople ase gathering at the depot to  welcome back Lieut.. E. Sinclair Smith  from the overseas fighting. "Bobby,"  as the older timers familiarly ea!! him,  was about the first Creston Valley  man ������0 sign up for the big scrap���������almost four years ago���������going across  with the First Canadian Contingent  in September, 1014, with the Stmth-  cona Horse. He obtained his lieutenancy in England in 1017, and his name  |l������via,.ja/l   "r������ t).(. nilailniliaa   ni^ttau   (varantUa  ago. He looks pretty much the same  as usual, and is getting a great welcome 011 all hands.  LmiluiHige, mm.  Just as we have made  good in Soft Fr*ait������ so  will we continue 3in,,our  efforts to make good in  "Ess:!!   and  'Winter   Prnifia  A. LINDLEY  Masiager.  Partnersliip - pre-emptions   abolished. :  but parties of not more than four may <  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  Joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims. .  Bre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and moke improvements   to '  value of 910 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation - of at least 6 acres, be- :  fore receivlna* Crown Grant.  . Where pre-emptor In occupation Kot .  less than $ years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because .  of ill-health or other cause, be granted :  iutenhediato certificate ot improvement  and transfer his claim. .  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvernento to extent of *S00 persn- ���������  num and records same each year.  Fau- ���������  ure  to  make  improvements  or record ,  same will operate as forfeiture.. Title ~  cannot be obtained on these ciatms in  less than B years, with improvements of =���������  S10 per acre, includlns 6 acres cleared .  and  cultivated,  and  residence    of    at '  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding* Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption,  if he re-  auires   land   In   conjunction   with   his .  farm-  witfcnnt  actual occupation prc-  videa statutory improvements maae and ���������  residence, maintained on Crown granted .  Unsurveyed areas, aot exceeding   20 ;  acres,  may  be leased    as    homesitea;  title to be obtained after fulfilling resi- !  .dential and improvement conditions.  ��������� JpOi?   ������������l*������uc.AliB    ������aat\A    A.aa*aAoa.������*a**    y^.x.~~xrx^  areas exceeding 640 acres may ce leasee.  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS* PREE GRANTS ACT, :  The scope of this Act is enlarged to '  include all persons Joining and serving ,  with His Majesty's  Forces.    The time :  within which the heirs or devisees of & ,  deceased   pre-emptor    may    apply tor -  title  under this  Act  is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  as formerly,  until  one year  after the  conclusion   of   the   present   war.     This  privilege. 1s also made retroactive.  TftlMNfiITi  BSQPgBTV A^LOTMIMT  ;.".   * " act.  Provision is made for the grant to  ������ersoos folding -uncompleted Agreements to Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, if divisible.  rto   j**t*Ii-o>.     irvo*rwt4vn4-0 .      crtl*������������*o^-������r.        ***S*1<*     '������������������'���������'11  cover-'in proportion to tho. sale price s*T  the whole parcel. Two or more peraBnu  holuins -sj'ich:.Asreements msy *auUP  their .interests and apply for a proportionate allotment jointly. If it is not  Considered advisable to divide the land  covered by ah application for a proportionate aiijiotment, ~.n- allotment of land-  of^equaV-vaaue Selected from available  Crown lands in-..the locality may be  made: *i*hese allotments-are conditions!  upon payment of all taxes due the  Crtrwn sr to - any^ .^municipality.. The  rights of ��������� persons do whom the pur^  chaser from the Crown has agreed to  sell are tlso-proteoted.- The decision of  the Minipter -of liands in respect;to the  adjustment.of a proportionate allo.tment  ia ii:uii. ?��������� in������ iiiiie. x-GT inS������.r.B sppl.ca^  tion for-Mhese allotments is limited to  the.1st day of -May. 1919. Any application nuttfe.'after this date wiii not be  considered. These allotments apply to  town-lots and lands of the Crown sold  At.-Y>i*h]i6 siuctlon.  :   For Irtformation apply to any Provincial Government Agent or to  ��������� '    OAR   NAPSN, v  l*������eputy Minister of Lands,  .,.--���������-. "-,   Victoria. B   C  New Style.  ���������?  trsYBr  S^/sym*  m_JH  Shredded Wheat.     Grape NutK.     \lom\i\\ Meal  Rolled Oats (Quaker).    Quaker Corn Moal.  r.%.\\'.Mii\'iA .**'h';������im;ii  w}uVm������*J������i  Th.'s K<..Mli\ urc fr(-';J..     I'nt.u, u.-,j i-j^I.t.  H-1510ft  RiMi ITU ���������������������*> JMkV JL HUta .������������*���������. ������*)��������������� ������W  BB    Si?B 19BBSCJS CLB  fJKNKRAr. MKROHANTK  List of Awards in  Ladies9 Section  Tho awui'dw to Vx> riuuTc in tho ludioa'  H<>ction of tho fall f,,..r aro now all ar-  rungod, und in ordur to oxputlltfl mut-  torw wo publibili below tho lint'H on  which prizes will ho given in tho  noodlowovk dopavtniont, tin woli jih l.ho  juyonilo Hoction, vvhinh will ttluo bo  iind<*r tlio ludioH* jufiHiliotion.  Only thu ono npi'cial pri/o ali-oiidy to  luind In montionod. Thoio will doubt-  Iohn bo otliom, of which notice will bo  giyen in good time. Tho Hut in nliglit-  ly more extoiiHive than last year, and  tho |>t i/.������- iiioni'V will bo a little rnoi-.*  gonorouH. Wo uudoi-filand it Ih the  intt.uti.j;; to bar ak-tiolt-i, t.buwii .it i������iv-  vUhih ft.ii'H, ho it in up to tho Ind!* .1 to  got biiHy at once un the fair Ih but  i.tVfit w������-4-Uit off.    Hun-, ih the ll������t:  I       '!������..������ ������l   *���������      -.������-'���������.'���������.  'Jt.   laiulv'M lilotl.i"   iivirliiiii' titiirlo  .'".  C roc.lift, collar.  ���������!.   H.tndnmdr   and    hum!    Uiuuiud  imgnt iiithii oi white, cotton.  Vs.  Htni<Intit(|c gt-ut'ii nl**ht. uhis-t of  W;!(" ������* ������������������Jai.|������ Hi,  ���������I.   Kmhio'di-i,-������l     ccntK*   pft-ce    on  lih.-a-  and A la Grace Corsets  arrived this week  /./������    mm  Below are a few descriptions  of same and prices :  No. 251, Coutil, medium buat, lonp* hip, average figure���������.$1.50  297 " low " long tf full " .... 1.50  309 " low " long '*, medium " .... 1.75  3C9 " medium " long 4< average . " .... 2.00  431 " medium " long 41 full " .... 2.50  479 " low " long " alight. " .... 2.00  505 " low " lodg " average " .... 2.50  et  Let us show you these Corsets.    We-have a  nice stock to auii all figurta,, ���������  u������rfm~?m*tow%  um^tEtr  *"W  ii  mmSSM  ';,'���������-'  ";*-"'..."-","  S������aj,  .:t������ln  :Qi  l^ltjMnELjifl  tl*ia^a^  'j^H  I.MMW  :'~\i-~W������  fiwjWIMI  HJBSSHfH  i  1  Bi������..ww.w������������,iiiirCT������iii.t.������niii������iiw'J]K'iiinati������teJa<i������ifa������rtii������ij  i>,������?: jvr.ni&m444v^  !g*)������������w������������**#Wyi5

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