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 j Provincial i_a_wa*y        jaa___$  -    i  Vol. X  CRESTON, B.C., FBIDAT, DECEMBER 6, 1918        (/  No. 4o  VAfl  .3 __-%_&*.     jsa*i_ _.-<*_-W    ma X X ar a^������  hems frond  Wycliffe lust week,  suffering from 'IT  slight touch of the flu, but at last reports was making a nice recovery,  W. Browell was a visitor with Nel-  aa������U -I.~IOU.bS   & IBW Uttyo Ulte;   l__u_*t3i.   (>n,au  of the month.  ���������CT7        rV<rx07x\S~.r.r7~.  vv .    X _j.a_.a_._4J_.ajr**,  cheerfulness and affability, along with  a ready willingheas and ability to help  out in all social lines, made her a favorite with ������. wlue circle of friends, who  extend a heartfelt sympathy to the  parents and family in a bereavement  lightened in some degree -by the consolation of knowing ^'Greater reward  hath no man than this, that he lay  down his life for his friend."  h.ive charge of the Company farm,  left on Monday for Spokane, where  they will spend a week or ten days  visiting friends.  All hands are praying for snow, especially for logging. The company  has about sixty men in the bush at  present, and there will be more when  sleighing comes to stay. ���������_,  JL. H. Hussack, who has spent a  couple of months in the Nelson country, got back on Wednesday last, and  has gone to work as assistant at the  caterpillar engine.  Word has reached fchere that Pte.  John Carfra, who .went overseas with  the 54th Battlion. is numbered among  the many Canadians who have taken  a life partner in the old land. His  , parents are now living in \ aneouver-  and look forward with anticipation  to Jack's homecoming with his bride.  - The rumor was current last week  that work was to start at once on the  dismantling of the wrecked high level  bridge, preparatory-to erecting anew  one further up stream. As yet, however, we have not he-trd of wrecking  opsTS-i-ORs start-ins*!  -���������-     *' * a.a?.>l>^^    ~~7*rx7.%      147^7.0,  <E?^__rtfJfjm  Mrs. Grundy was a visitor with her  parents at Alice Siting a few days  last week.  Mrs. Loasby was calling on Creston  friends on Tuesday. Mrs. McMasters  was at the metropolis at the end of  the week.  and the Misses Gooi  <"1 _T_*  in  left  few days ago on a holiday trip to  Vancouver and coast points. Mr.  Goodman has pulled through nicely an  aimost attack of the flu.  A car  of  steel rails went through  Cranbrook Herald:  Creston sent the. Herald a big red  Alexander apple in charge of B. H.  Kirkland. It must have required a  lot of self-control qn. the part of Mr.  Kirkland to prevent bim from cutting  into It. It was almost as big as a  watermelon.  J. T. Mangan of fernie was here on  his monthly week-ej*ad business visit  this week. The firhi has a small crew  operating at Cetn Creek, but as soon  "as hauling weather ponies more men  will be pnt on and "i_ large quantity  of posts and piling wilt be cut again  this winter.  The report current here a few weeks  ago that Miss Maggys Trotter had died  from--the flu at Macjeod, Alta., proves  to be incorrect. A letter was received  from her by a Crestqn friend the latter  part of the month, phe had been seriously ill with it, but|bas now conaplet-  ely recovered.  Nelson claims that somewhere is the  neighborhood of 1100 cases of flu were  in evidande in that city while the epidemic lasted,   . ���������*  After being shut down for three  weeks dne to flu and" coke troubles  the smelter at Grand Forks resumed  operations last week.  The Royal Bank at Vernon was  closed for a couple of days last month  the whole staff being down with the  flu���������manager and all.  Neil McCallum has been named police magistrate at Grand Forks, and  will draw down- the magnificent stipend of $25 per month.  A goat farm is to be established  near Penticton, and N. F. Turabridge  is now in Eastern Canada buying 50  of these animals to stock with.  trr._sg_&���������.  ������Ea������r~__Q__.  from Kuskanook  to Buck Creek last L^61*6'8 somefchin������* seemingly, in   a  week, for the Winlaw lumbering plant ��������� "a  <^l������ _��������� <__���������**���������__������      ������_������*>       -__������__. __.~a_^ t  were at Creston on Wednesday last to  attend the funeral of the late Gertrude Knott, who died at Nelson hospital on Nov. 25th. Deceased was exceptionally popular with all here, aud  iii SH^ir hour of b*-i*������?_iveme__rfc the parents haveYtfte very sine^re sympathy1  ���������of-all.     :-��������� "* -''  which is getting ready to operate,  Mr. McMasters went to work at the  slip on Monday after a three weeks'  lay-off due to the flu.  Mrs. Grundy i__ remaining on in  charge of the boarding house and with  Mrs. Martin as assistant is giving the  patrons of the house tip top satisfaction. Traffic through" here has never  been lighter than it*is now.  it   -00 KS  as  _������..-  if  tiie  ii  _r*v-.r.;=f���������������������������  T^Sa   I  atne alright- The Oreston Fruit &  Produce Co. has just opened for business at Medicine Hat, and is doing a  whale of a trade judging from newspaper reports. Its dollars to dingle  berries that our old friend Charles^  Hagerman has a hand in the concern.]  Guy Constable was a business visitor at Nelson a  few   days   the   latter  part of the week.   Enquiry at the en-   fta<* ��������������� crate of cabbages on sale at  the  gineer's office elicited the information   market, most of   which   ran   over   15  The Rossland Miner,  issued as a   daily   paper  for almost  three years, has reverted back to a  weekly issue^���������eyex*y Saturday.  Harvey & Gii<i-ett* haye taken a con=  tract to get ou_?100,000 railway ties for!  the C.P.R.,  xxxiti.  will  do   the   wood  butchering   in   the   neighborhood   of  Kaslo.  Greenwood smelter ceased operat-'  ions on Nov. 27th, and will not resume  unless a new company with consider,  able finance comes forward to lease  the plant.  j    R. W.   Yuill,   a  Nelson   gardener,  Mrs. G. Osrtwr-ighi *sras s, visitor  with Cranbrook friedds last week.  F, Putnam has invested in a new  heayy work horse. He has purchased  one of the matched grey team belonging to H. S. McCreath.  No word yet of the flu ban being  lifted, and it looks like it might be  New-Years before school opens.  1_-ff_r__*nc-%*__i       13*wv������t*"i *���������������������������#���������*--���������       T __9_r������_rf fcv-*l_������% .K__t%*   ������������������ ~mr-  1U.'-'O0'.C*< .JUT**-!* W.    mxmm.J~fSm*m2xl} rM-MmrmM, \r~ B^VM. */Vr*>������        WUU  Graham are home to stay. Owing to  continued cold, wet weather the crew  on the Arrow Craek road job has been  called in.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Ryckman and children of Drumheller, Alta., arrived on  Wednesday on a visit-to the former's  | mother, Mrs. S. W. Ryektuan.  Mrs and Perc-*** Triiscoii left on  Tuesday for Vancouver, where they  anticipate remaining for about four  months. Billy expects to be demobilized there* this month, and will be with  them for the winter.  still on at Creston and Cranbrook.  Road master Topham of Cranbrook  was here this week, the first trip in  almost a month. He had the flu in  real serious fashion. --Y  sfge������s������gga tmsf SBtsgamtaQ 8&ratTb������&  am  oaBB  T>--__._-I ",_-_-������*     HJ_^_,..1-_  X Clll'lCl-un  JLAvrTrxxxx  "Peace hath its heroes not less renowned than war." The truth of this  familiar proverb was beautifully exemplified in the death of Gertrude  Knott, which, occurred at Kootenay  Lake General Hospital, Nelson, on  November 25th. _  Deceased, a daughter of Mr. and  Mrs, F. Knott of Canyon City, had  been on the hospital nursing staff for  eighteen months, and right from the  start of tbc flu epidemic in th*.t city  had worked night and day���������at times  with but a few hours sleep between  shifts���������only, and at a time when the  epidemic had been mastered, to full a  victim to the flu, which developed  pneumonia, . tiding her young life after  but a week's illness. It was only four  days before death ensued that the  case was considered serious and the  parents summoned, both being with  her when the end came. ���������  Tho late Miss Knott, who was 22  years of age, had lived with her parents at Canyon City for the past nine'  years. . After graduating from Creston  High School and a term at Norni.il,  she taught school at Glenlily a year  ���������. and part of u term at Foremost, Alta.,  before taking up nursing at Nelson.  Thc remains were brought hero,  interment boing on November 27th in  Crouton cemetery, Rev. T. McfWd  officiating, with many in attendance  to pay their lost inspects. Tho pallbearers wore A. D. Pochin, Con. Hall,  H. A. Dodd, W. B. Embree, A. R.  PeiiHom, John Me.l*ti-,in.  Tlu. high esteem in which deceased  wae held was evidenced io tho floral  tributes with which the coflfln was  covered, and Included wreathn from  the officials and men patient., of Kootenay Luke General Hospital, Nelnon ;  Mr. and Mra. E. O*. Hunt. Nelson;  lv.*'������.lt������i, nut-Men, Mi"., nnd Pei-cv Trus-  eott, Creston; Mr. and Mm Dunn,  C_ rand Fork-.; Mi", -unl _._.-.. .'..������.���������_;.  and family, Ciinyon City. Sprays  from Mr.  and  Mm. Martin,  Nelson ;  Mr. Hllll   MlM. W. llii.'ll._.ldM>n, Nclhoti ;  Mr. und  Mrn. .!. N. Spauldinf**, Nelson ;  \4v    .....1    Miai   T.   II.   anil    Ml*.*.    Kil,.,.|,  Long, Nebion ;   Mr. and Mi-h. OIium. O.  Very deep sorr-ow  the many friends   of   Mr.   and   Mrs.  Herbert Keddell,   of   Fairview   i*oad,  when it became known that their son  Erik, whose serious illness from Spanish influenza was reported previously,  had succumbed to the malady   in   the  hospital at East End, Saskatchewan.  ,  Erik John Keddell, who was twenty,  eight years of age, ivaajborn at Christiana, Norway.   He received his education at the Dartford Grammar school,  Kent, and came to Penticton.in   the  autumn of 1910.    When war came   he  Wa-itB debarred from overseas   duty   on  account of heart trouble,  brought   by  an attack of rheumatic fever,   but   he  immediately offered himself,  and was  accepted for home service   Volunteering in   August,   1914,   he   spent   two  yearH at'Creston, B.C., as secretary to  Major Mallandaine, when he was transferred to headquarters at Nelson,   becoming attached to the staff of   Major  Forin.    In this position, where he   remained for another two years, until he  received his discharge last August, his  energetic and faithful performance of  duty caused his   rapid   promotion   to  the rank of Regimental   Quartermaster Sergeant.  After his release from   army   duties  ho tocoived an appointtnene as traveller for P. Burn*.  &   Co.,   and  it   was  while ucting in this capacity   that, he  was overtaken by   the   illness   which  proved fatal.  No one acquainted with   him   could  fail to   be   i..-_'__--_'_.!y   offoctcd   by the  | charm of his disposition, which wabox  continually frame   and   engaging,    -n  Neli-on and Crouton bin   amiable   and  sunny    nature      attracted    hosts   of  friends, and the   very   numerous   ox-  prcmiionH   of   sympathy   which   have  been  received   by   his   parents   lroni  tlicRc plaeoi. teiitify to the very high esteem in which he was held,   und   tho  really wonderful   way   in   which   the  line qnalitieH ol his character had won  rcc'.'J-'.-'.l......     Hit) fi'th**!*    reached    hi*.  In-flti-ch* In time to be recognized by  him and to apeak to him before the  oiul caiuc-g on Wednesday, October !.().  The funeral took place on All Saiuti.  Dav. Nov. 1.. interment being in the  new cemetery at Kant Knd, Hank.  Thc.  I;,,.-,......,    w.. ..". ...:. I .,-.������.l������a.at...r jaf _{,,. CI t| 1111111 11 i I V ila  aa ������ ��������� ,     r       _, .  The ph.-.m'iik <>* (_<-.ii.- ..mitt, a:, trite [extended to hit.  pmciitfi.   and   to   bin  \v;'.*i  ..���������.nt.i.'.r'v  t-itiivri,   v. ill    .*������������������   __.*._e-.i t-.'hI--.'.  .....*,,.'.  .1.   I..,*-..,   ,jf    Y..ii...,..v  \vi.h    liiiu-erent   s������'.������r-'������    liy    nil.       Ho* I ������>i*, in their bereiiveineiil.  that the reclamation surveo work  would be finished this fall but unless  weather conditions improved considerably the irrigation survey might have  to go. uncompleted.  Public gatherings, schools and the  churches must remain closed. While  there havei been-- noy new flu cases reported for several days now in common with the other centres-theCrest-  on Valley will take ho enances for at  Isssi .MU-ther week. Yahk ia hard hit  with the trouble now, something like  25 cases being reported there up till  yesterday.  Victory Bond buyers who purchased on the installment plan are reminded that the second payment is due today. Buyers, here, however, were  largely cosh customers, as it estimated  that $35,000 was paid cash with applications. On account of the loan being oversubscribed it has been decided  thaO all who purchased bonds worth  less than $500,000 will get all they ap-  | plisd for. Over that some buyers may  only rjet ft pro rata share,  Pte. Dave Hamilton returned to  Edmonton, Alta., last week for further military medical treatment to his  lr.-������*r������e. &n_l his disafes*-*e_e���������     Tf the-* a*"*-"1?  mT. ������. ������������������ ���������   J     ���������'������������������ ���������   ���������.���������-^        ���������   ���������   ������������������-������������������ ^j -x0- ���������0 0.        ������������������_._������__.-       -*-������������  mm.0   J  doctors cannot further ituproVe the.  trouble Dave will consult Mayo. Broth-:  ers, the widely-fained Roehestesy  Minn., specialists, as he is anxious Us  resume ranch life in Albert;!.  pounds, while one tipped the beam at  20 pounds.   .  80 Austrians are still reporting to  the chief of police at Trail as per military "service .regulations. At one time  there were oyer ISO of them register-  each month. "*\  Tbe8n*elter at Trail'-4ty^-^.HJ-d:.hit:  by the flit that it is asking mine owners not to ship anymore or_������ until, the  cars of it already at the smeitex* can  be unloaded.  Cranbrook is re-installing Lieut.  Percy Adams __s chief of police at the  first of the year. He is a returned veteran, having been overseas with the  225th Battalion.  Penticton will this year ship in the  neighborhood of 317 cars of fruit of  various sorts.    It is estimated the can-   ..a. at���������j. __i ___.:i:_.._]  ..������.    _.....-._.     io  xix-ixy   c*_*L *Ll.j_a_f ^jariaju xxviikf.x^xx ,xv    x%-.txx7xi     x.������  carloads in addition.  Nelson's memorial to its-late Mayor  McQuarrie will take the shape of a  ward in the new hospital to be known  as the McQuarrie ward. 350 citizens  are asked to giye a dollar each to ti  nance the project.  i.&  TfglasQn Daib* News  Gertie Knott- a m-ohatinner at the  hospital, sacrificed her life for her patient1--. Like Miss McCallum, she never quit as long as she could stand.,  Day after day and night *afler night  the gaUant little nui-sesniilingly faced  and accomplished work which under  ordinary occassions would have tested  the strength of three women. "Fns  alright. I'm strong. Besides I must  look after iny patients,**? was the ������._!������������������'  swer she gave io her sister nurse who  urged her, when she had returned to_  her duty after only one hour's sleep on  top of an 18-hour shift, to go back to  bed and get enough rest.  The spirit of Gertie Knott   was   the -  spirit of every  nurse,   valunteer   and  professional.     It    was   the   spirit   of  ������_V_.I"y      wVaJaJ_if������-t,       aVaaO     V_5i a. Jit-OVA __-_������.      _-.-_"  nui-sing outside the hospital.' ' It is the  spirit of which heroes are made.  Trail has nearly sixty   deaths   from  its 1000 cuses of fin.  Trail Great War Veterans are or-  ganizing a bugle band.  Phoenix has had good sleighing  since the first week in November.  Trail had ten births in Octohor-;  three deaths and but one marriage.  Grand Fork's has an honor roll of  twenty-eight soldiers who lout their  lives ill tho war.  At Fort Steele the average yalne of  the Victory Bonds sold was in tin-  neighborhood of $800.  Fernie. believe!, it had .IO.... chroh of  flu, but managed to keep tho death  list dm*, ii .,������������ ...l.-M.t Gn.  The concentrator at Kiuilo is again  in operation, with capacity of about.24  cara of tailings per week.  Grand Foil::; h.t:. --.hipped .... earn of  fruit thin year, and the average price  per car is placed at almost $1000.  Deck hand., on the ()JLJ.R. Htcin.i-  erw*on Kootenay Lake lnt.1, month .i.ui  the.;!* pay bouNted front $f>7 up $7i> per  month.  Since the war atarted the employeea  of the Trail Hmeltur haye contributed  .i!...a.���������t, .r.!2.0;y) to the vnilou*   patriotic  ..(ilu-**''-''  CU'nt BaiiMnle. of the Inkaneep Indian I'dHii'vi'   nea_'   Penticton,    wau  a  YYt-r.-y !t'-;id hnycr t.. Un*    i'*..<>.,|    ������������f  ,j.__l,(IH-0.  ABB0& Siding  Guy Constable left on Tuesday on a  business trip as far east as Lethbridge,  Alta.  Arthur Pendry loft on Saturday for  Trail, to resume his old position on  the office staff of the sAnelter.  Mrs. Simister is a visitor atMaeleod,  Alta.'. a few days this week���������a witness  at a county court case heard' there.  U. Stewart in putting tho finishing  toucbo-i on a commodious addition to  his reuidonce, which bus also been re-  shingled.  F. W. Ash is ma!, in ft Creston day  headquarters this month helping out  with tho Oht-i������tn.a_) rush at the pout  offi.'e there.  Ev&ry&ody Happy  Ladies and Gentlemen,���������I wish to  thank yon for your patience and confidence in connection with the big car  of fiouv and feed, which was held up  by the Spanish influeuza. I greatly  appreciate your trust, but did not  think it was so great till on Monday  morning people were at the cur before  I could get it ivudy for business; and  they kept a coining all day long in  one continuous stream, a laughing,  joking, joyous people, to get another  big supply of the best flour and feed  that has ever hit the Creston Valley.  Yes, I win. ready for tho big run a*-.  the ear contained ������_.l&..."i worth of fl.mr  and feed. People took u load home  and ���������.���������anu.* f.:_r__ for more, and are still  coming, but the big car had n capacity  for them all, and we hope there will  be a little left to supply some who  have not been able to g.'t theii-s. I  am advised by my millei-s that they  will be able to load another car by  Dec. 12 if needed. 1 will let you know  ! later. T. M. EDMONDSON.  Cecil nnd .Tnuky Mooim have taken a  v.-no.l !;j'-\V!n*j*     ..ontynot    wiih     !*.u;������hi  Taylor who i������ operating u fuel yard on  the McLaren p'aue.  Minn I.ertha and Roy Pease left on  Tu_._<_li.y for Lot. Aii|*eU*.-a, (.\dif., uluuc  the former Iiuh taken a position. Uoy  will  return with hiH parenli-* who are  uIko  leaving   for   tin-  .-nonth   in   it f.'\.  -.layo on a, two iihiulii.-. ti <>���������.  MeriMiri. Kced X'. Mather, Miini-tcr. _M������-������. Dan McDuiiadd, l,hionKh Tut:  and P*_mih_* have put in a bridge aeioi.-. I jocvikw, wii-hca to exprei-i. her thanl-H  tho ulougli which will help theii bay ! fol. ���������������������������. ungilih- i-ynipathy and kiud-  hiiul, in that it olliuinala--. the diivin-u;  thl'Oliirll  eiint.id������������r.������lile Witter >mi. mml.  Gairftfi, tpf Thanks  Mm. II. TiiimoII and Mi. I������ei*������*y ii.  Tiiis-co.t take thii- op|Mii-tunily of ex-  pre.vsiiig their (.Inceiv appivctation of  I In* inanv kindly ri:pic.',.sioiiK of k.vii:-  -v.at.aa ;,. fl.fir viTT-nf  bf������rc't Vfrnctil.  nc  -*-,���������������*.   cxlt-iiticd   dining   the fatal   ill-  ������������������* ni h������*i- hiHt>'iiid unit while heri'elf  With the hay .luuUu-., wiwhi ������>ai a.>->  of UH folkh are getting anxious nt>onl  the loaiin. li mi������: om inguw.ay r i.'-jk  c1������n.ed the   only other   ni-idwav  ._v;v.i1 -  a I lila' .tiniulil  li.av c. j uilii' ������...��������� i <    .������i i < > > Y-.   i.  ,1     f;  I ll������-  lY.tk  .0  'I**.  *ll  -in   the   r.ifh  !ir:1.  ii.niMiiiiMii     <<i|iiii.      tn,     aalrliiii  shipped 'Jit ������-.ti: of fruit this year  . . i       ..   i .. i -...,.  '*������������������_"        i"-   _f_aa_-w*���������H'������*|*B*^*-*-.'.fe*������*,'  i-MS-MBM  0r~x~m~'ix,' 5PHE    REVIEW,    CEESTOH,    3BL' "-CUi"  M������nty-������n^*H  H  ���������BB  HAS LEFT NO STOM OOTDRHED T  SAYS J  LoR&oii's. Mail Problem  EXPRESSES   HIS   IMPERIAL   THANKS  TO  WORKERS  In Address at Krupp Works Emperor William Declared That He  Was. Ready-at Any Time to OSer the Hand of Pe__.ce, but  Germany's Enemies Wished to Destroy Her  ���������        ' .     _Ql   ���������    I ���������     ���������     I '7     I    -.    i i     , "**..��������� I''    '"     I ��������� II I*      '* .������  Speaking at the Krupp muni lion  works at Essen, Emperor William declared that everyone, in *-he remotest  corner oi the fatherland knew that  he had. "left no stone-unturned to  shorten the war as far as possible  for youi; people and for the entire  civilized European world.       ;  The emperor said it took .two tp  - snake peace, that one could not do it  unless he could overcome the other  Germany, he declared, was confronted witli her-enemies' will to- detsroy.  her. and she juttst place against this  her determination to preserve her  existence.  After mentioning ins offers of  peace, the emperor said that_ the  German leaders had made it plain to  everyone who wished to tmderstan  "that we are at all times ready to  offer the hand to peace."  In  beginning his  address   the   emperor said:.  "My dear    friends    at the    Krupp  works:    I have long felt a desire to  pay you a visit during this war, but.  as you know, numerous political and  military duties    have, summoned' me  to   thc    various   battlefields*   and regions of war-wrecked Europe.-    Now  at last,    to my   delight. I-have succeeded in coming' here to thc works  which J. have been able to observe ih  their   development   since  my   earliest  childhood and the inspection of which  has always filled me with the  greatest    admiration for German    science  and inventive, energy. ...      .  "What I want to do today is to  express my imperial, thanks to the  directors of the Krupps, the foremen, and the workmen-'arid the workwomen for the absolutely astounding  manner in v.hich the Krupps have  been placed at the disposal of'the  German army and its supreme war  lord. Very great work has been accomplished by all from the directors  down to the last workman and work-  ajjoman. and this under increasing  food difficulties, clothing difficulties  and losses, sorrows and cares which  have spared no home, neither princely house nor modest workman's  dwelling.  "Industrial. mobilization, without  distinction of age or sex,- has constituted a demand such as never before was made ;dn the German people, _ and yet it. was ... responde.d: ,Y. to  willingly'"- and" joyfully.    In  that cori-  Strarige Mascots of Airmen  Craze Was Started   by    the    Early  T>;._-._������.  JX   _!*_?___  All respectable airmen have 'got  into the way of having- mascots to  accompany*-them in their flights.  The mascot craze .-was started by  the early pilots���������those men who flew  on bits of stick and canvas stuck  together anyhow regardless of science, the men who' did not know the  luxury or comfort of aerial motor  cars as w*e know them today, And  the  craze has grown ever since.  "Bully," the bulldog moscoc of an  R.  F.  C.  squadron, is not  thc    onlj'  Half  Entire  Delivery  Is  Improperly  Addressed  More tiian fifteen million letters  and parcels' a little more than half  the entire mail    delivery of London,} - -"  ',./..-.''.-~���������������������������*���������-������������������,,    .> '*WL  are. improperly addressed.    Thi?  in-   SPECULATION, AS TO  DATE   OF   ITS' TERMINATION  yolves  considerable  labor and  del_iy -  in the' sorting department of the post  office, and the department has appealed to the public to be more careful and exact in addressing its communications. , ���������������������������*..  In order to le.__.cn the work of the  post office and also because so large  a proportion of its trained personnel  joined the army" the metropolitan area  of London, which for a long time  had been divided into districts such  as    Mayfair-..    West    Central,     East  Cn ���������: X���������n,  v.^i.a.ctif  Central, Hampstead,. Chelsea, Wimbledon, was subdivided and designated as Mayfair. L, Mayfair IL, May-  fair III., or.East Central I.,- East  Central IL, East Central III., etc.  No fewer than 28,000,000 letters and  letter packets and 200,000 parcels are  delivered \y0ekly in the London dis**  trict, which has a population of about  8,500,000. Of a postal, staff of 28,000  about 15,000^ experienced men have  joined the colors. Their places have  been taken by women and girls, who  arc new to the wrork, which also has  It is Possible to Underestimate the Eaeiny-sPowfir of Eesistanc  And the Di&o-ak&es .Which StilS Confront the Allies in  Military.-, Economic and political Doptsains  ������������������������������������ ������������������������-r���������-***.'���������-  Y-- v., ...---_. -Y"   'A:.\  Has  BritisIrRiile in India  Made  ������.  "air dog."     I have known others of ! been considerably expanded by war  u  x^a ���������������������������;������������������ x~:\xr. ,.rt,.-. i,.���������_  ~.���������ix~>  ...>-_   time demands.  Theatrical    Demonstration  the canine tribe who have been passionately fond of flying, remarks  Clarence Winchester, and I conclude  that their aeronautical tastes spring  from a desire to "look down" upon  other dogs.  _ Then there are some dogs who will  sit quietly in an aeroplane and apparently enjoy their surroundings until the engine starts roaring away.  When the Kaiser Went to the Holy  City  'NT..n*-!-_������  i\vc;i'-"��������� vpnrc  nrrn    c/i/Mi   n{f������  -av_.._VJ       ^ l.r     __0.-,      x. _.������������������_  cr thc German, emperor's visit to thc  ^                     j Holy Land, and before the world had  I wanted to "take a fox terrier "for i to appreciate him there    ap  <-!���������      1    . -.a a       . .    !->,,....-���������-*        __.        tl,���������        TSr. -I r.'.-. .,        ~rx.x-.ir.       ~.r,r,n,  **-T-Tt-"o*a      a    -ciuimJ.,- 7* t*P -  above'.ail,    to  express my warm thanks as the country's father to the women as well as  to the girl*; aijd the .men for their  ���������_jelf-.sacrii.cing performance pi their  dtity, despite'their harassing cares.  No one amongst our people should  imagine 1 am not conversant with  this. In my journeyings through the  laud I have spoken with many a widow, many a peasant, many a member of thc landwher and thc land-  {.turin, whose hearts were heavy with  rares, but who glowed with thc  .bought of duty first. I have been  touched by your carr*. to thc depths  r.f my heart. What paternal stigges-  tion could do to diminish the burden  *������������������-; far :is possible has been done.  Much could have h*.. _:. done otherwise  and it is no  vvoinliT there  is d  a flight With me one day. He sat  calmly in the passenger scat while  thc mechanic prepared the engine,  but "when" I gave the "sign to swing  the propeller and thc engine snorted  furiously, my dog "fare" immediately  leapt over the side of the craft, raced  across the aerodrome and disappeared through the gateway. A few hours  later he Avas found three miles away  from thc flying ground, and on no  account could wc persuade him to  enter it again.  There was the celebrated Peter of  Shorehani Aerodrome, a mastiff, who  appeared in court wearing a gentleman's linen collar, properly inscribed  with a name and address, when the  owner was brought to book for allowing Peter to go collarless. Although hc was a mascot I did not  see him fly. in fact, x think he was  rather too cumbersome, as well as  being unwilling' to undergo -- experiments.  Airmen's mascots take all 'sorts of  shapes and forms, from the proverbial black cat to the lady-V silk  stocking which is worn as a'-jscarf by-  one famous pilot-. The irreverent say  that he is, afraid* of contracting sore  ���������tlirtjat! ..-Others carry with them such  things as bracelets, lapel badges, war  trophies, and. even pieces of ''crashed"  machines,  -Some, French airmen favor- cruel-.  fl_.es and rosaries, and before the  war I knew some German's who  would never fly without . a photograph of one of the German "royalties." Another Hun pilot told "me  that lie intended to adopt a piece of  coal as a mascot. Hc did so, and  two du"*-������  ._*ie*- he ���������.a-*-!*-* iv������i...ri  Mascots, therefore, must evidently  be chosen with care, and coal,- though  said to be lucky if you can get* any  nowadays���������will not save the 'careless  from disaster.  Clothing of a particular kind is  used by some pcoplc'ifor mascot pur-  noses���������check    riding -breeches      and  peared in thc Parisian comic paper  La'Rire, what purported to be the  private travel notes of the emperor  on  his  "Divine mission."  So perfectly arc they attuned to  our present conception of his grandiloquent majesty    that the    reading       ^_                   __^   of them -fills us with admiration for   gardens; on all sides an atpaospherc  Thriving    Commercial  .   9ifi&~ ...- *'������������������','  Whenever. I hear questioned the  advantages of British rule iu India,  I recall ah experience, says an eastern traveller. Years-ago.��������� I crossed  Persia." It .was a country of glorious  history,;- but seemed to "have sunk j to  a state of repellent.senility. -It .was  as though a curse, had fallen upon  the land. Thc people were miserable-  and ill kempt. Modern architecture  was debased, The famous cities of  Teheran, Isphahat-. an^d Shiraz .had  relics of past greatness, but- they accentuated the sordidness. of. the present." There were no'roads of merit ".'  there were no railways whatever. In  all tny . wanderings in -over half. a  hundred different countries there was  no region so wretchedly slothful and  degraded as the Viand of, the shah.  Then, as passing through a door,   1  ������l-itor***'/*    Tt.-'l'.a '     .T.-' -a.--._e- ���������_, ��������� i-iAar.-l-il-i.rat*.a-ior  ~���������- ���������_"���������        ������������������ XXmXx. 0.0 ..  XXX4       7.        . X ���������r & _- XT  ~ -  - - - ^  eastern country, and many of the  people were of the same race and-  the same Mohammedan faith; yet  what a contrast! ��������� ��������� Great thriving  commercial cities like Bombay. Calcutta and Madras; a fine transcontinental: railway system; ._ excellent  roads everywhere; areas of great industrial activity; all the towns _\vcll  kept  and  decorated    with    exquisite  j the foresightcdness.'of some editor of  those days, even if the humor is a  bit  Gallic for."Puritanical  digestion.  The booklet is carefully and pricc-  lessly illustrated, from the start of  thc great man, in the uniform of  head conductor* to his visit to the  Sultan's harem, in thc .uniform, of a  lieutenant-colonel of eunuchs, his  bath in' the14-'Jordan, uniform of a  corporal of divers, and his final triumphant entry into Jerusalem,. - riding upon "a_iv _������_.._,������������������__���������__{ wearing a helmet  lO   S-iGvy    *_iiC   - ���������v.-Va-y---.     .-"l-_--_   Way    a-Q   ptaL  Christianity .rr-*.:G.cru_an brand ���������r into  force. . ,v _j,j ,_. .    ,..-v     ..   . .  His    Imperial    majesty   hadY long  wanted to ^it^^alcstine. ."WJicn -.one  is" a spvc.risi^jjip'nc^.Vshquld.'' y' ''     '*"  cradle mr o-t-e's^pariRefs,'  ���������"   But-~th^r_.^9_.^-graved   diffifcul.tieg  Then- hc_.-.ecei:y.t.<l :&.-.?��������� visit :__r6_j_i vMi\  Thon_a,s. Cp.p1f,rf__jvlK)SC*. business it is  to conduct' excursions, who offered to  take .him    there    free.   -The emperor  \v_is "too clever, He foresaw.the tour-  ist's''flocking iii'the'wake of the sec-,  pnd jgreatest.....man     on     earth    and  agrce<l to furnish the    notoriety    ou  terms  strictly fifty-fifty.  Apparcntly?>C"ook was thc only man  ever clever eiipugh to keep the boche  riiler 'to hit- .word, for despite the  weariness of...William, .,he-,was forced  to heal the sick (in uniform of surgeon of tho- Salvation Army) nnd  even, to ma}*.c- an ascension (in a  ba.lloo.-).        _- ':-���������������������������  But it was; all staged, by'Cook, as  a theatrical demoristrat-ioh to draw  crowds of idle tourists who should  all pay financial...tribute" to Messrs.  Cook,  Williefm  and. Company.  And  the.  theatrical part of it  suit-  af modernism, of stable government,  of progress. I do not desire to make  the comparison too marked, but. I  have often wondered whether Persia  would have been as prosperous as  India if the British had ruled it, and  whether India would have degene_-at-  ed to the position of Persia if left to  itself. - ..    v     .-."���������'     '���������"���������  To Monopolize  Russian Trade  *_D1������jtVe*  -m.      m\-*\������m.XJ  '(������������������T.AAA  -4i������-i  S  ���������\i\TixU  vv xxxx  <lvv4.0m  W Ji _av  .action  " T.  this?  nir. _/  Gerv  r.i-re  and  v., t-. \  Wl.o  of   th  :':,-_:i   -A--  ,V.iS  corn  I ]<-  t.)--  -     T-.i  ::o:n,  ���������-poki  war  ": . I* T *:  ii'iw"  lh<re,  aftc-r  !*,.- y .  I vividly-colored.socks;-   for     ii  ,lss' And I  carefully preserve  an.*  n  nstance.  . . _   _ old fly-  I ing  cap,  which   I   used   ou  niy     first  journey in  thc air many years  ago.  at the  very   begin-  ��������� >f  starving  cut  thc  nd children?       Who  ���������������������������.U-c.'-l   terribl*.   hat-  It v--a*- th- enemy. !2,pf)0,000 Produced ih    U.  S.  Large Output of Grenades  Every  ed the kaiser" perfectly.  '_���������; matic Vigor  1 Despite, assassinatiohs in- -Moseovv  and Kicff and aljied .military ��������� opera-'  lions-ih'the1* far 'Of. tfbrth'and cas;.t,  ���������i-R.4.1,1. tj������a ,J,Germany's _pl__n-_s-.;Vf<5_*:'_ m*eteop;olizing  the comcitir,ce. and . tf-ade..of ���������_' Russia?  proceed'with *systeh-_itic Vigor. Helf-  ferich, the_ kais?er's viceroy at Moscow, \vas... appointed to succeed the  murdered' Mir'bacH, it is '-now, announced in the'��������� German press, "because he is the candidate of the German commercial and industrial  party." His administration is to devote itself "less to. political than, "to  economic  questions."  Thc great banking and manufacturing interests arc about to exploit  the business opportunities of the Ukraine in typical 'Prussia;*. fashion.  Thcy have organi7cd two separate  "research syndicates' for the, purpose of spying out the land each  with a preliminary capital of $5,-  000,000, which will be increased as  required to $25,000,000. The Krupps  and other Rhcnish-Wcstphaliai. steel,  iron, and coal magnates arc at the  head, of  the industrial syndicate.  Two currents of opinion in regard  to the termination of-the war aro  strongly marked -here. Both ran in  the same direction, so far as a vic*-  tdrious Vending is concerned. Where  they' diiffer" is' in ^respect "to the date  _it which that-��������� desirablec' consummation can be* reached-- One of these  views. sees the,;war..ended next year*  tlje other places ,-thc ��������� date in  1920.  The argument .turns chiefly on two  poiritst WiieTlier Britain's military  effort - 'can" f������ b-?" iri-tintained and  strengthened .'-iui'ing the months that  still permit: of .campaigning this year,  and . wha_ther _ America's (great co_i=  tribution "of the past few" months cats  be'carried oh iii: undiminished volume ....during the fall arid winter.  Given these two: factors, the protagonists of .ihe-./'victory-next-ycar"  school believ.e that the . ������nemy can  be so hariT.me*red this year, that his  chances of waging a successful defence in thc spring and summer of  1919, when America's weight will  tell immeasurably, will have been  reduced to a minimum. Gen. .fey-  ton March's ...predictions of an early  victory have given great encouragement to the holders of the more optimistic of these two views here, but  thcy are hot accepted Without question by: the others, who hold that it  is possible to underestimate the enemy's powers of resistance, and  equally possible to underestimate  the difficulties..-. which still confront  the allies, not only in a military  sense, but in> economic and political  domains.  General speaking, soldiers are ths  chief exponents of what may be called the continued hammering policy,  with all that-it implies in respect to  the application of man-power to  purely military purposes.- -Also, using a general classification, it is the  civilian clement which questions  whether serious mistakes inight not  be made by overlooking thc fact that  victory is to'be wo ii not only by thc  martial activities of the men at the  fryut* but by .the quality and character of the* nations at the back of the  fr.on*t.v--.,In" England^ particularly they  question the. policy of; utilising everv  available rtiixn ih the fiefd at the earf-  iers'tF*^ pos-atile^rildhierit.'"'Tliat the Unit-  ���������eg.._3t^j-esi,-Jsaifcg_,y-_5. Withpufc *^lint and  Withotit cotiritlng is taken as axiomatic here, ^tt -is-equally agreed that  Britain is in no sense .whatever seek  ing to. diminish her. efforts, and, indeed, is**strivirig;''tpi increase them.  The controyetsy;.turns-oniy on the  point as to which is the method by  which the coriimoh cause can'best bo  served.-'       .���������:���������_������������������������������������'.������������������ -.      .:������������������*���������.:-���������..,. r:  of von ir. tlu. remotest  f*.it h (��������� r 1 a i. < I knows that  -.':. r.nturnrd tr, sliorten  ,r ;i- ;>o-.<ilih* i'or you  [.]������������������   _.:-..'!     for   tlie .en'lire  jl'.i\.   Jii    1 IfCilil-  Month  .* ,i  n s *  the  V. .il'll*'  ii.'tiiw:  f,\'i]\'/ci\    .-.������������������*-.���������������������������<���������..._    v.������;lr(  brr  ,   I'jlo,   1     prc-h-'iijcd  yd,)..-    ��������� it!.   ������������������   , !-���������;-:-  <>{,'��������� r~   '���������<''   i--.'.:' '.'   ii1  fi/T) Ci,-_;-,   r::ii\>\7'    'i Jl i  t:oi'J!''inp1.      ,:U'!       hi  ~ i) '��������� :\ I- r.  " ! I'. *:;"> ,'i'i.' i', i !. u'rr -, oi;, ',r r  r^'iponsibilit}-'. i_i';><;i(<'i|ly fluriug ill-���������*  pa'.t ni'Mitli'; thi-. ri"',]ioii-iiii<* |i*;id������T*a  of  the   ii-i'i.-ri.il   t>;i*-.'���������- r*int< tm   Ic.ve   un-  ���������:-.i\di::.:"���������'���������'"'-'.'.'   ������'.':'.'���������' ������������������   ������������������"'   "1"'' ���������' ; !; '"'-   '"  *t*very������.ii-ic'   u'iio   \vi*,licl   lo   ,iii'!i'i'-,i,'ir'i'l,  enemy  ii^'i;<>us  of the  *  Jeers,  . r<:   the-  oi  tli,,;  fcr   i!  c   uvr  ������������������   !i;hmI  ill    illl     lLl!.C  t-i   -ii-ilio-.'*  I f;i.  if-  in   Defence   of the  Ha I.  fcndcl  .itriv::. -.  inj-.l'/  ilii-.     '  i.mIm- -,  I..y   .,i  .if d   :  .li--.io  hy   .in     ri'i*-.h\voi,Kiii  of    I'.iri .   oi;   J.ily   4  fold.   The   inridt-ii.   o-'  in  (.>)  .)!. ,1  . rr.  -.ir-;  i,h  ..i lev,..  - .1,  lo  The U.  S. war'department; has authorized  the    -statement    that     hand  grenades  of   four  types are now  being produced- at the- rate  of 2,000,000  a month, and it was predicted by ordnance  department   officials  that this  rate ,of production  will he more tlia'n  doubled   in     the     neSit:   four  months.  | I.i lie. grenade?; are being produced at  the   r..tc  of about  1,000,000 a month.  .Th''-   v.i.U'   will  be   niulti'ih'e.l   _ipnrcci~  ;.il<ly  within   (lie  nest  j-ix.   months.  [     < irdei'.*.  have  been   placed  for  more  [than   ..0.000,0(10     grenades     of     both  jhanrl  and   ri/lc-type,-.a'lid   more     than  , IM.O'JO  persons  .ii'e   enijiloycd   in   vari-  ' ons  libit) ts   throughput,  the,     country  j engaged in making' them.  '      ' M*   the   li'.md   mi*-isih;s   under  nianu-  i/netun*   111..��������� r-:   :ire   iwo'  tj'pos   of     the  i _.<���������>��������� r._ll<. .1       fr;i'r..nii-ritation      grrnudes,  .- !.; -', .*!:���������: ;���������::���������! .,;; ;!; * :-(Y;-.-; :,f ,- -:  j plriv.ives ,'inil tin- s*'a1tering of frag-  linen!.-,* une typi of phosphorus grc-  niid*'. v hicli on bursting, throws a  v|u,\. ,-r of burning lr:i|'iiient<��������� of  ��������� pSio pin.ni'-. iiii'l ,i cloud of dense  ��������� '.' i. j ��������� - - '.inula*, ami ;i g;i������. greii;i<lf,  | ivlii' h /ipre.ids ;i low-lying cloud of  ��������� t (1'Ti-.-   '.'hit.-   siilfocaiing   gas,  Revival" of  English Jet Industry  Demand for Black Omamerits Is Increasing  At Whitby, on the Yorkshire coast  of England, roughly half .'-way between the Huniber and the Tyne, thc  manufacture of jet ornaments has  been carried* on as far back as records exist.  The war has revived the trade. On  the one hand it has thrown thc nation into mournin.-. and greatly increased the demand for black ornaments, ��������� and on the other it has cut  off thc supply of black gluss orna.  incuts that used to conic from the  continent. 'It has likewise ".topped  the importation' of jet from Spain  and coi-ri'Spbudii-Kly extended the  mining: of jet at Whitby.;-'  The number of men now employed  at. Whitby .is not large, and visitors  to the factories have noted that thcy  are nearly all old men who learned  their trade, iu their boyhood, when  (lie    industry    was  prosperous.  Tliis  in   ihonivhl'      Ira     mil i������ .il A'      _,.J_J_\_:_:','.     iliC  periiian* nt revival oi ./ic industry,  I'or there will be few youni:; men  available until the war is ovcr# to  learn the crafts of .-avviuj?, turning  and polisliiag jet which ' these old  men arc carry in*-, on,  I'.I.i.-i   "  il.r   I -ii..,  .-.���������.'.���������iv'-d  i|i -ienu ���������,������������������', ������������������  fri   !i -.'.ii:  n   n-,,\  il  ;itr.,iu:dile    I,  U-'ll  1 11  .i r. ���������  IY .  ni', oi  ot  ...'  'b!-  -.IMC'l  :! m  _ tc  n :t i, t  Garden Rhubarb an Ancient Plant  Tlu.    i>iep1.uit   lu.s  ' < ri .in,  im    .in  .���������''.iv  di ,i i ii t  ���������it iiif  .hi  Hi  |>1  li'"'. '��������� boys  London    ,|| (  tlir   'I liiiincs  of !(  taken  by    ,i  ''.���������"ntI'-iniio of the neighborhood, whrn  f!i'.*     'i'i    b'llhe    f.i    tloir    hciiit.',   < rill-  hroli  :;r,h  ..I,. r  'ill'*   |-'r  U'  I l II I.I!  ;������;/.-i iu I It ill,  ���������iiii'l   yer   diit ���������/?"  r ���������.   "      i l i, in l!      i'.iii  fee .ii'dcil   bis-  ���������                 *a ,  --   ' J      ��������� "     >>v.     . v   .,,      >,..,,..,,. , ,         first cultivated  in  thr  white    walled  H-irUa-llb     <������1     I*  iviOI'UCCU .Hid Al*-."''"*'-  iiinid fruit:) and flower., nnd fountain.* un.l wan brought thnice by  the 'Moors to Spain, Some 200 yeari.  later rhubarb b<*i-ani������* known to h'.niif-  li:.!i  _-_:���������.:��������� .Itj_r..  whence"  In  due  time  it  to  In  Marriage at Long Range  6,000 Miles Between Bride and Bridegroom  "A| Boer in Pretoria was married to  a girl fii-Amsterdam,'Holland, not  long ago, the ceremony constituting  what thc Dutch call handschocn, or  ���������glove marriage.  In spite of the fact that a distance of 6,000 miles .lay between the  bride ih the Netherlands and the  bridegroom in the Transvaal thcy  were just as effectually married under the Dutch law as if both had been  present in thc same church. .  The bridegroom, sent, to hi., friend,  or best "man, in Amsterdam, a power  of attorney to represent him a*, his  proxy at thc ceremony and at the  same time forwarded his glove,  which at thc proper moment, when  the twc) were made one, was held  by boi.lt the bride and the proxy.  The wedding was duly i-legistered tit  Amsterdam and at Pretoria, where  thc bridegroom hied an a Hi davit  with the proper magistrate.  <Y"!.*  .-..*.. f i* ��������� .  ' . .     ' 1  j in.-,   vuiiiiiis   J'Miii.iJi   jii.i i i i.i j.*,i:   im   ,i  purely JJutch iustitutioii, uic custom having originated, it. is said, .in  the, old times .. of Dutch-Batavtan  'rule-. It is, however, practically a  dead letter in thc Transvaal since  the i'-iiglish took ovcr tin: colony.  Still Hatinff  In   .a.   article  wclcoinlng   lh-_     <*v-  Concerning Imported Furs  Sable- and Ermine"arc -3M.ost Co**tl**  Of All  Ermine is the highest priced of all  furs and is: found only in Russia .and  Scandinavia. -This  animal   derives  its  value from -the* fact that it becomes  pure white in winter^ only ihe iip of  the   tail   remaining   black.   Thc   skins  ordinarily, measure from 10 inches to  12 inches  long and arc  sold  in  lots  -of forty, called "timbers.*'   The sable  is another qostly fur. , This    animal  was   formerly  caught  in  great  numbers, the   ������������������ output . for  Russia  being  estimated  at  approximately ,20,000  a  year,    but    in  1913 a ban on sable-  hunting was"pttt into force    with    a  view tp preserving the animal from  extermination.      The   overhaii*  of    u  genuine cable skin is of fine' texture  with  a bluish, tint, while the pelt is  very soft, but  durable.      The    skins  range from IS to 20 inches in length  and 5 to 8 inches iu breadth.     The  value atid  grades vary  according  to  the district ih which the animal    is  found.    The furs of various animals  arc dyed or otherwise treated to imitate sable, thc .difference being hard  to detect by those unfamiliar    with  furs.    Squirrels are caught in    great  number., in .Siberia, thc fur being i:_  demand for lining and other general  purposes.   The blue squirrel which ia  found in Eastern Siberia i.s especially  in favor.    A large number of sea otters  arc  captured by    hunters     and  trappers  off, Kamchatka,  while     ������ea  otter furs are also imported into Rus-  _.i.a. from Canada.    This fur is largely  used in  the    manufacture    of    caps,  *.u,il  eulliiit.,  cic.    The  fox in a  iur-  bcaring  animal   ot   great   commercial.  importance, the fur of the silver or  black fox bung ne__t in value to thc  sable.  ������i.  j-o-tlo.i, _.,lo.ii!.n  gar.Iciir.,  whence*  In  t'.r.c  , .. <-...  '���������)   ,.,.y ' wi.1.   brou-vti.   to  t)\Oi.f- of Anu-rira  j be  rniploye-l-flrnl  uh   a   tincture  ' 1    iY-.,.- .1   lln i i.i, i'ui in*  J.o'i   _,oly  Reventiow Wiitefi:  "Gcrmany't.    hate    of England has  made gratifying progreos during thc  last. four, ycain.      1  do not ������ay tliiw  out.    of    itny love of immoral wcntl-  m**nt^,  but licciuisc:  national   hnti.    In  an it.d.cpensablc aid to the niccc'is-  fnl    -ronihaling of Croat Britain.      Tt 'murderous wubmarinf)., boinb*  i������  Indeed  a  necessary and  prclimin- ^ -tt.i-rj������liiii������___-i___^*A^-...^.!^.-r5^.-L">_!l.^.!t*.c!.-3.r  '.'.on a.*, a ti'.e.iu. naucc. -iidi^rv *.outiiiiou   lo   the    attuiiuuc.it  ~. ' 7rm^y:v^ir^szv\:ir'rrr::���������rr. '���������-  ,n?i/.Htiit<*  .or  truit. i������our goal/' ���������* wi/w     gn.      %**     tin,it  .  in Their Own Luuguat;__  ���������Th Earl bf   Durham,     ndd.Cfl.slnfif  Volunteers at   Gateshead,    said    that  some people had talked lately of lmv-  ��������� *..-*     -.r,lll������*ii*ri,l|.lii-     a,a*Il1a     . Il r.     ja,i_aa..a.r     ������at  order to ascertain what terms tho  enemy would offer um, but until thr.  G..nviana held tip their hands and  uaid, "Wc have had enough," wc must  talk to them In thc only way they  would undcrfttund���������with rillc und  hnyonrt,    drp.h    _.harg-'������    for    their  from  a _*i.H������aii������b-i-j.'-_~������.3,fe-ii.aa������  _MuM������i___WJMJ_b___M___aMM_  "-'-:"--i'--'i-':'--|iTiii|-i������ia'ii  iaii,_,i..a^.wiai_lliwll__mi_.iitl1i',i.-l-i'H.-r'aril  .iiUi.  .mmmxmi-.-. mm  iiirMi.nwHMiaia-n  l^S^m<L'V0lr~immmtlmm~^  -  _ _  ������ amiiMi������������������MH_t--.t-.-W  WHmmuumua  m*t~~H~  mtd,0im.i4lma  <mmmmmm*i*mmiirim'iiiK!������M   *m**mi0#HS*WM-WWrWVW^^ |���������ii#sto^ ^yyy-m  j^^ai  ������������l������a"rWa������*anr  __-.------.-_W-.-------------a������*^.^^-MlB^I-'*"l*^i"MI<llll^  . 'New Russia's New Flag" '"'"������������������  A new flag- has been deployed, a  white and green flag, that of the provisional government of Siberia established at'Vladivostok. ' White arid  Parely Herfatl���������H������ -_������is0Boas calsrisg  jlatiseptie���������S.esiS-ilsej-paisaa  gant_iiea_--������6ir_i pass airf smarting, etc.  Ph-s���������-Ssstfsir b~~y'~ reslits.  Heals si I seres.  i 50c. hoS.     AU Dfaggtii. 6tiiSt~T~S  rri--,ni.������  Freedom of Seas  ��������� 3"5 __ 3 - .._   ������T-"- ���������      &  _liS ���������.0-  -DeMmg!-.   lO jt~.-IH������Ei  snow-covered plains     apd - great  stretches of dense forestsJ; There is  something primitive and distinctly  characteristic -in this choice which  will appeal to that love of the laud  which is so strong, in-the.- -Russian  people. For this reason the Siberian  flag is more likely to be regarded as  an emblem by the many ���������peoples  which  comprise  Greater Russia than  tP    _"*-. 1ir_rt ' can ri .-ar.. i-x*ar-    ?n.rr1-i_-    calcic.    4-J.nra  --        --       .��������� ���������       -_r. xrxr.. ��������� x. x.      ..���������,-,._���������        x. . .r Xr        __._.--  nature as she is known in that land*"  of vast spaces    formerly    known    as  Russia,    now being  divided by   German artifice.  I     Building Trade Active  Marked Revival in Prairi. Cities Has;  CLEANS-DISINFECTS���������USED FOR  SOFTEwiNG WAT__K-~rOH������iiM<iNG  HARD AND SOFT SOAP- jFULL  QjRi.CT.0N5 WStH EACH CAN,"  A Vessel Now Leaves    for    Europe  Every Forty Minutes  if ocean commerce hadbeen handled i" the old way the U-boats would  have had a far better chance of realizing the Germans' early expectations  of winning the war. In meeting the  problem of the shortage of shipping  it was no less necessary that all the  . vessels at the allies' command should  render the fullest possible service  than that the ship yards should speed  up thc rate of production, .before thc  war it would never have seemed feasible that the entire sea traffic of this  country should be organized as a single system and operated on-schedule  time.  Today tlie United States shipping  board has under its surveillance the  ..-ovements of one-fourth of the merchant ships of the world. Day by  day their locations, their arrivals and  their sailings are charted^ and .the  time spent in port and in transit.  With the regularity, of railroad trains  "reat car^-o sliit>s are loaded with  supplies and despatched to return in'J  a given number of days.  It would be disheartening to the  German people to know, if they were  allowed to receive the information,  that every six minutes a merchant  vessel arrives at a*nd another leaves  an American port, and that from  North Atlantic seaports one departs  for Europe every forty minutes. This  does siot include -*rc3������cls in thc ser=-  vice, of'the army or navy. Jt does  not take into account'the transportation abroad of 1,450,000 American  troops, over 800,000 of them in thc  last three months alone."  To' all of these ships" are allotted  cargoes of food, raw materials or  munitions, according to the government requirements. It is all part of  Jhe business*-*-" of carrying on the war  on prearranged plans. From month  to month it is known with reasonable  precision how much 'shipping .will be  available at various ports and. what  supplies and munitions will be moved  overseas. The freedom of the seas  belongs to the allies and America,  and under the protection of their  navies they move their ships at will  wherever thev .'need.  Cores  _ nr   iNFAN?(0TABUfs S&  D.  _i������__v������  *____a__?'"r-_t*_2_i  TftAOS <$5*n  ?QHt*-t\..'"  t>.. l_l-_  MA*������K  iSNNeQUI**-*.  ?������h __&iiSS tM& SHAWL -sii.-."mif-  ������jo-USles  Contain no harmful drugs,   ,25c per box or 5  boxes  b-j-  nail  as  receipt   o_   51.05.  Douglas Uh Co., Napanee, Q&c.  Made in Germany  Irate'Lady���������-This clothes line as I  bought last night you said was a all-  British line.  Shopkeeper���������Yes, madam.  Irate Lady���������Well, it's broke twice  and let me washing down. A 'Jndcn-  burg line I calls it.���������Tit-Bits.  YES!    LIFT ACORN -  OFF WITHOUT PA!N!  Cincinnati man tells how to dry  up a corn or callus so it  lifts off with fingers.  You corn-pestered men and women  need suffer no longer. Wear the shoes  that nearly killed you before, says  this Cincinnati authority, because a  few drops of freezone applied directly  on..a tender, aching corn or., callus,  stops soreness Vat once and soon the  corn or hardened callus loosens so it  can be lifted off,, root and all. without pain,  A small bottle of freezone costs  very little at any drug store, but will-  positively-take off every, hard or soft  Begin Dinner With Dessert  The Plan ot the Chinese Would Save  Meat  How about eating your pie or pud-,  ding at the beginning of dinner and  then finishing up with meat,-;! fish or  soup? In China, where everything is  done backwards according to our way  of thinking, they begin a meal with  dessert. After the sweets have taken  the edge off their appetites they can  eat what meats or vegetables they  need and are satisfied.  The suggestion that we adopt the  Chinese custom was made in the  course of a sermon on food conservation preached recently. The preacher's text was "and in the seven plenteous years the earth brought forth in  handfuls." After calling attention to  the success of Joseph as the first  food controller in written history, the  preacher said: "I would like to make  a somewhat startling suggestion to  the food administration and to the  public generally. It is that we should  adopt the Chinese custom of eating  sweets and desserts first at our  meals.  "I am persuaded that the Chinese  custom of serving sweets at the beginning was adopted centuries ago  as a food conservation measure, for  they have hundreds of millions of  people to feed and great famines are  - Been Noted  During the past two years a marked revival in the building trade iu the  prairie-cities of Canada has been noted. From the outbreak of the war  until the beginning.of da. A year the  business was practically at ii standstill. In Regina, Saskatchewan, the  value of permits issued this-year already exceeds the total of the whole  of the two previous years, and it: is  anticipated that before the end of the  year  the  expenditure  on   new  build-  ���������J r������ /v __������   ***i    ���������_-l>**_.*���������   /-.i-tr   -_it-|11    _-���������������***���������/*<**~-*-    r_*    t**Tl ������#���������***.������������������.���������������  ������-iC--3       .-���������-- mix.*....        <-m-J V������*-.- 7m-.mT-,~-~~0~~        ������^ ---.i-i - - ������* ���������.  dollars, as considerable building is to  be done this fall. Though not quite  so busy as Regina, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, is also enjoying brisk  building activity, the value of the  permits issued during the first seven  months of this year being more than  fifty per-cent, greater than the total  of last year.  MP^BiBgpi/  FREQUENT HEADACHES;  common among    them.        As      the  sweets take the edge off one's appe-  People with thin blood are much:  more subject to headaches than full-  blooded persons, and the form of  anaemia that afflicts growing- girls is  almost aiways accompanied by headaches, together with disturbance oi  the digestive organs.  Whenever you have constant -or recurring headaches and pallor of the  face, they show that: the blood is  thin and your efforts should be directed toward building up your blood.  A fair treatment with Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills will do this effectively, and  the rich, red blood made by these  piiis will remove the headache.  More disturbances to the health  a.re caused by their blood than most  people have any idea of. When your  blood is impoverished, the nerves suf  fer from lack of nourishment and you  may be troubled with insomnia, neuritis, -neuralgia or sciatica. Muscles  subject to strain are under-nourished  and you may have muscular rheumatism ojj^jAHnbago. _ If your blood is  tuin ��������� an_t you ucgin to snow .-sym-*  toms of any of these disorders, try  building up the blood with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and as the blood is  restored to its normal condition  ev-  <*%__  ~xfri%$L  Mpojm^l-. -TVi-r .Try. ---ir,  Wj^~47Ur^fr~m~4~~~<^i~  ___________  '���������~m~Ati~'���������0���������fy-^\  l%m^~-m--}mm -.���������>&��������� mAtrrtf -mil  TORONTO Y CANAPE,  tite   one  would  eat  less  meat    and  e^y ^mptom~of:~the~trouble wiU dik-  vegetaolesu ne  oegan on desserts.   {^^ 'There are more people who  more  owe their present state of good health  "These Chinese customs are  rational and less animal than ours.  It is also more healthful,___or when  one jends with sweets he leaves an  acid reaction in the mouth which is  corn or callus. Tins should b������ tried, ���������Daa Ior tne teettl and the system  as it is inexpensive and is said not to! generally. As a conservation meas-  irritate the surrounding skin  Cost of Being vjoverncd  It costs $1,400,000 a year "to run"  the British house of commons"; including $1,040,000 for members' salaries and $222,835 to work thc house  of lords. For the coming year thc  lords are putting on an extra item  of $9,000 for six reporters, as they  are now issuing their debates daily,  like thc house of commons. In view  of the fact that thc commons, who  hold many and long sittings, can  manage with twelve reporters, the  lords, who sit neither early nor very  often, are doing tlie'niselves well.  If your druggist hasn't any freezone  tell him to get a small bottle for you  from his wholesale drug house, it is  fine stuff and-acts like a charm every  time.  <i  High Water Mark  High water mark" is the line ordinarily reached by the -sea at high  tide. The general high water mark  of the sea is taken as the line-at the  limit of the rise of the medium tides  and that of a body of fresh water in  which there is no ebb and flow tide,  is taken at the limit of thc soil that is  so "affectdd by the water as to be  marked with a nature and vegetation  distinct from that of the banks.  ure the introduction of the Chinese  custom in this country would result  in a saving of one-fifth of the meat  consumed. This would be of inestimable benefit to our soldiers and  our allies."  _>>/       .*���������* * _. TV   *-������*!*��������� A i*__> _������.   __.-__--.-_       _���������_.   __*____������       ...-. 2 ���������.���������_.___. v-v  iany other medicine, and most of them  do not hesitate to say so.  ���������v.  Pills through   . ._       ._*--1--_ > Ta-.,r-  ������^a__     X-r a .        VV -J-J.c__xl-> JL  -.___*.  rx..    \.7  _J-_.      a/- jr  any  50  r dealer ia medicine  *-_      VvfW     _/-*_���������������     oi*.  -j-     <_-*___���������_.-*_.     v^j.      31-<  boxes  for $2.50  from  The  Dr.   Williams' Medicine .Co., Brockville,. Ont.  Training Textile Men  An interesting extension in connection with the. woollen and worsted industries is taking place in  the textile department of the Leeds  (England) University. It has beets  arranged to provide a special diploma course of study for the training  of the merchants of the future of the  woollen atid worsted industry, in  which textiles   ecoiiomics and    !a!_'r--  .lors-oc?     -tar.11      r__������     ca...-  UAk-5        .....       a_v_      !>_._.  K1.  V.X4.J  a.l-rl a������r< _>>r..ll _.  aalva. _a_������a.ltaa������w  As a vermicide there is no preparation that equals Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator. It has saved  the lives of countless children.  A    /J.-i-.i-'tr.s;*!'   cr.ii    I-..".!:, it.    _>������   ''llitaticn  of" MI NARD'S'lINIME'Tt " from a  Toronto house at a very low price,  and have it labeled his own product.  This greasy imitation is the poorest one we have yet seen of the  many that every Tom, Dick and Harry-has tried to introduce.  "Ask for  MINARD'S and  you  will  get it.  Increased Production  always goes wiih  heaiiiband keaitfo  making is the big  reason for   .  Ill  0W\ imM    l-m.   \\ t4    Jmm,    -     _<--,      H     4.     Xm*.      _-*���������_   _>_-.       0X0      ,.(  r^*   %-*%������**%������ *%*-*%<*-&     *\Jm~.mJ.0  rich in -the vital  phosphates.  No Waste. You  eat: and enjoy it  to the last atom.  H#������s_.+,H   m:s*-l<'ir'_<__'  nourishing, ^  economical.  ���������<r_j.r-.nirt food |.iMi*i I ic-r-i*'".'. M'P-OJW  Cities of Western   Canada    Helping  Food Situation by   vacant  Lot  Cultivation  Thc cultivation,, of vacant lots iii  the cities of Western Canada will  add considerably; to food production.  Nearly all the cities���������Winnipeg, Rcgina, Saskatoon, Calgary and others  ���������report very large crops of potatoes,  in addition to all kinds of vegetables.  Winnipeg's potato harvest, it is estimated, will run to about 100,001.) bushels. Saskatoon has about 20,000  bushels in sight. No estimates are  available from other cities, but reports-indicate that their crops will be  equally large.  The yields will be invariably larger  than last year, and the increase is due  rather to this than to any increase in  acreage. In the city of Winnipeg  t-ouu; 21,320 .gill-dens, having an aggregate acreage, of *)2() acres, which have  been cultivated. About two-thirds of  this area was sown to potatoes.  A Clevesr Answer^  The old practice of badgering wit-  - nesses is still kept up in some western courts, sometimes, however, to  the detriment of the cross-examiner.  Lawyer Smith, partially bald, and  a'very infrequent patron of the local  barber shop, was grilling a witness  on the stand.  "Now, Mr. Barker, you pass for an  intelligent farmer; and yet you can't  tell how old this barn is and you  have lived ou the next farm for ten  years. Come, now, tell us how old  your own house is, if you think you  know."  Whereupon the old farmer somewhat testily replied: "Well, it's just  about as old as you are, and ntfeds  shingling about as bad."  combined. It is proposed to use the  fine equipment of the cloth workers:'  department of the university in giving  thc students knowledge of the materials���������w-hether wools, tops, yarns or  fabrics���������with which be is to deal, in  order, that he may learn intelligently  the best means of producing goods  to meet the requirements of each particular market.  Broken in Spirit  "I suppose you always prefer to  enlist men who are not married," remarked Jones to a sergeant at the recruiting station.  "No; you're mistaken there," the  latter hastened to reply. "I prefer  married men every time. You see,  wc don't have to go to the trouble  of teaching married men to obey."���������  London Tit-Bits.  mil,a  .f���������.l     till,llll  iJ-'u  w  M  II  ./���������������'!.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  Pig-keeping Warship  A. writer in thc London Daily  Chronicle tells of a monitor ,l._.t I....-  a doulde claim to Britain's gratitude,  tu tin: tir.si place she trcqucully and  thoroughly bombard:, the. JLlochc;  secon.lly, ahc ke.-.ps pigs. Members  of the ship'.-, company patriotically  decided that, spare space could not  b_-.U-'.r lie utilized than in rearing  pork and bacon, and prosperity has  smiled on their sea styes and (lie  labor of their leisure, hours. They also <l*v well with rabbits, liidrrd" the  vessel s smees:, as it luriu is only ox-  c.clh'd be its mic.-<���������'-;:, as a flo;i.tiii'* b;it*  lory.  Tommy Atkins had taken ,t C-cruiau  o_hr.fr prisoner and demanded lhc hitter's sword. The* ofliccr shook his  head.     '1  iiave no sword to give up,"  he   *,..id;  "iiin._ u'tntiT  my   vilie.1   .���������.������������������i,.,y,  in*,  (lame inojertoi- ur mv .-.���������.*_, cvlin.l-  ,..-  t\i.  -i,-   ..-,.ti ���������-���������'  To safeguard thc child from damage' that worms cause, use Miller's  Worm Powders, _ the medicine par  excellence for children. These powders will clear the system entirely of  worms, will regulate and stimulate  thc organs injuriously affected by  the worms, and will encourage  healthful operation of the digestive  processes. As a vermifuge it cannot  be* surpassed in effectiveness.  Dreadful  "Mother, diel  (".od  niako   vou?"  "Yes, dear."  "Did He make mc loo?"  "Of course, darling."  "Did He make the flies?"  "Certainly,  He  made  everything."  The child bent over his toys, muttering, "dreadful fussv work���������making  flics."  An Easy Pill to Take.���������Some persons have repugnance io pills because of their nauseating taste. Parm-  elee's Vegetable Pills are so prepared  as to make them agreeable to the  most fastidious. The most delicate  can take them without feeling thc revulsion that follows the taking of ordinary pills. This is one reason for  the popularity of these celebrated  pills, but the main reason is ' their  high tonica! quality as a medicine for  thc stomach.  Japanese Women Dive for Shells  The Japanese industry of ��������� making  ���������buttons, scarfpins, shirt studs, cuff  links and the like front sea shells,  brought from the Indian Ocean, the  Philippines aud the South Sea Islands, has made* mighty strides these  last few years*, says Gas Li.gic. Millions of the. shells arc gathered from  the ocean bottom by women divers,  who work without the aiel of any  diving  apparatus   whatever.  2i&__v  SC*!^1  i'*f^**^i*y"rv'w^^x?*''  ffi*l  i!***lv!',i..^*W;; wfi'. ���������. *t*v.-- mrr-i- >.. "V-'v ���������������/'  ^^Hj^Jg 'itti.-ftjfi)^  -MHUMWP _Maail_r*-U".  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Odd Styles in Ornaments  Cow's Horns    Considered   Becoming  Hcudgcar  a   ,-.-., .i.i  i-:...i  ..r      .   .  ..   _      ._.._,      Mir'.     ..lull    Ml     1.11 llallll   Ut     I   (Jill-  inoiilv worn bv the Zulus in _-.-ii.th  Africa is made t.f the* cocoons ol* a  large species of moth. These, when  dried, make a rattling sound if shaken, the shrivelled pupae of the insects  being   still  inside.  The cocoons  an*'baked  to   kill   ihc|  contained insects and then are stnun*  a  bunch     of   them   together,   to   form  anklets.. I  A       Zulu      <"iii      t,/������      .-..,-.>   ,!.-���������... :.,������-���������   -. I  'rickshaw. He wears a pair ni thes..*  anlelets. vvliieli are tint mily a.tcac-  live to the eye, but, by their rattling  agreeable te> thc ear of the negro.  They furnish a clii'eiful accompani-  nieut lo his iimv ruieiil - ;is he runs  along the road.  It   will  be    iotice*d   that   he  pair   ni   tow's   horns   on     bi>  TI.-",'  l.-v.'o   .id   .df'tisfirau.";���������   c  Aittm^^mmm\ttSlt *9  WZ-Olmmt  ���������v. oars a  i      iu.ul.  - *- ���������' j r t   _i *-,  *OlI~ytmQ%Wfl������  When warm days or herd  work  cause yoo to perspire, your nose  nnd   forehead  become oily nnd! .  Hhlny.   A light appllcetlon of In- '  gran-/*. Velvtola Souvfixalne Face .  _Powd������rwill iemuv_ the ahlncunel  rIvc your complexion smooth at- '  tractlveneis.    It hides p\~mUhev  ���������nd jlny wrinkles.    Yet ~o fine o_  texture   ia   it   you   can  scarcely  detectit.    Andbeatof ollltbletids  perfectly with the complexion und  ��������� Iaye on.    (50c.)  To kIvi* yourcompleailon the freiih  health ot youth uue tngram'ti Millc-  ...00*      r������,���������������^.s     ,4 nil..-. Sx    im    *.4.~,xS~.  .. ^_ _-.._.....      X.....J  . _..     .x.     ,.--..4j  curative and terneellul. ltlu cleant_-  infif ������nd aofteninp. R.ibheel Into  tt.9 hand!, it keeps them aoft and  ���������white Two slzen, 50c. and $1.00.  A full Hn*. of fnrjriiin'-i toll ft orn-  ducta, lnclitdin(; 2Todenta for the  .������������������th (i5c), in at your tlru^KistH.  A S*icturt:  Willi   H-_-*C__ 1  UlCillU.a.  Kracla .lini- villi ti.iy M, ������i������oU_i|_:c of Iii|_-  r_ii������'_i Toilet *r>l,!t������ or 1'ccfutuv your  alru*_:l������it will tiv_ yiiu.-wliliidiitchBrce.  ��������� liirc*- l������ortr_ilt oJuv-orlit-Umeilmotion  ptctu.o ������ctr*���������.������ Kurt. il:n������ you act m  -Uff������*r������.n* *t>*.r.f ml- ������������������> ynii inat-*" n (*-.11-������ii-  tl-iaf.iryt>_iiln>i..i..   A������V >ourdru_ricl-t.  F*.  P.  Tnt/r__ .������_  r!An*ir.i_- nwy  Wi._i__.-jr. OnUrU (!_!<))  '._i_:.lS  jjgujijy^jiLyj  !9H^E^^^^5^^2ZS3S  *wWW-tii^i*tf''Nt-WI-a^iW<_HW THB ���������BBS������OH 3STIBW  01000  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription . $2 a yea*.* in advance;  $2.50 to U.S. points.  C. F. Hayes, Editor and Owner*  CRESTON, B.C.. FRIDAY, DEC.   6  ture reasonably profitable local  ranchers will not be backward in  tackling the   stockraising  feature  Witu tn������ S____li������ esiti-VSiaSSs, S>u._ COM"-  sequent success everywhere manifest in orchard activities.  I.  - _ _   ��������� J ��������� a __pv  >5^vvvy  T^IXAIX^aTdr   __M,_F  For the nest few weeks, at  any rate, The Review will be  o. sii������---i_i������_s issue T*is _?_iir'Sr  Controller has ordered that  publishers, by hook or crook,  must- use 15 per cent, less  newsprint, and the only way  we can oblige is to reduce._3ize  until the order is lifted.  In connsofcion with the demand to conserve newsprint  the -Controller insists that subscribers in arrears for three  months shall have their papers  stopped, this latter order to go  3=jf.Q  @*ma������*r.  5I gin>jap'_7' 1st.  This Week readers will receive s statement if their subscription has expired. Govern  yourselves accordingly, and  don't cuss the editor if The  R-EXIEW ceases to come.  .mmi- ��������� xtm ���������   Mm  Now that a month almost has  elapsed since the resignation of M.  S. Middleton as provincial horticulturist was  announced: and the  ������_>  party press has never hinted even  that this popular official was asked  in assy way to retire, and seeing,  also, that no effort has been made  to name a successor, agriculturists  are beginng to wow der if the sosne-  ijiGuihs-c-gG suggested reorganization of the agricultural department  is about to eventuate.  In connection with the farming  Those who are holding apples for  sale later on the season in anticipation  of a  net gain in price of at  least 23 cents a box, wiii hear with  some satisfaction that the Okanagan United Growers are expecting  the 3____sting embargo against fruit  going into England  to  be lifted  shortly, and have given an option  on twenty carloads in anticipation  of the British market being opened.  ]_*To statement* is forthcoming as to  the selling price, but it would not  seem that it will be an extra fancy  one  in view of the  fact thdft the  freight charges alone between the  Okanagan and Britain will run to  $2.60   a   box.    By  the   time   the  usual lot of middlemen's profits are  added even   twenty cars of" apples  would go  some ways toward supplying  the  Old  Country  demand  with after-war conditions prevailing in the industrial centres.   With  a fleet of  troop  transport  vessels  plying between' the two countries it  would   seem    such    au    excessive  freight rate would be modified considerably���������and that very shortly.  With the war over, the flu a thing of the past, and food control regulations relaxed, surely this should be an old-time Christmas.  As to the "drink" feature of your Yuletide celebration we have no  suggestions to offer, but in the making of the numerous good ^things to  ^w ..     __ -   ��������� r** _.      _, _.      -     __=- -___.   "iZ���������xrxr.   Z.r.     .--_���������.���������__    _��������� _-a *-*������a.-al-a _-������rh _*������7   _-aa-_T_*_T**-*_. gsi*___* '_JC^*'--*_=-r-mnrT������.  eat we call atT.enx.ioa i*u _* icw uuca _.������ -j-iax vi~\jxv^ug*-.-^ wu-.f������v������������-' ���������*-*���������"���������-*-������������������  Gu  jV?~.-       |^ ������-a ������<-a������ fVc  _____������a.r j__v������_-.j--->-.-.-.b,  Sunmaid Sultanas,    Australian Currants  Citron, Orange and Lemon reel.     Almond Paste  Shelled Almonds and Walnuts  Wethey s Mince Meat   ; Baker's Chocolate  Hampton Plum Pudding. Bobbie Burns Short Cake  Comptete stock of Extracts and Spices  Our goods are freshest stocks that can be secured.  "      __] 4-     __*���������__*.'    "  illuUSi/jrjr     iii  Jm-fmK./-  V-./>n/*>-nr-it*r-r*  General Merchant  Hereabouts considerable curiosity  exists as to when the Hag won for  selling the Valley's quota of Vie-  fiMn-n' ������<-P\_ri_rl__s        *c__y������ll       _n_ *r������*i5 *r_rk *-tr~tH *4--r_.  Wv������. jr mm~r'^~'~.~.T0lm0x~ mm  __.*__.        'Mmm ������ * *���������_��������� **__���������_.      ~   __ui__ __.��������� "Oi- s~*\J*  whom it will be entrusted for safekeeping. While there appears to  be  no definite information, in  the  more and  more apparent that at  least sufficient encouragement has  been given fruit-growing to enable  it to do nicely if those who are in  the business  adapt  themselves to j  marketing and other conditions as  they arise.  Insofar  as the real  agricultural  foj..f.������������i'_-ia nt t.\.o -*_or)-_.i*f-,mpr__. trt\.  Wcsvo-  ever, the same progress is not in  evidence. Being one of the province's most successful dairymen  himself, it would look as if Hon. E.  D. Barrow, the minister in charge,  might be about to start something  to quicken and many times increase  livestock and grain production in  JSritish Columbia.  In All>erta, where for two years  certain lines of endeavor to popularise __lo*jki-u_____-g have l-eeii -_.liowe.__  to iapse, a reawakening has taken  place, and at least along extensive  educational   lines   the   province to  the east of us will this winter redouble itw efforts to have farmers go  iu   for   more   and better live*.took,  especially cattle.  In the working out of an aggressive agricultural dovelopment policy the Creston Valley in vitally  interested. Tn thr. thousands of  ucref. of overflowed land.- in the  Kootenay Flats the government  has an excellent opportunity to  show that, it if. pnspared to do  MouK-thii'ig.  With the (h.i.ihir_g touches about  put on the jleclamation survey  problem it' i_.)..d not necessarily  take long to iK-curr. ... definite pro-  ..(-viaa./.oTv.nait   uq \*\   *���������..->   -"-ni-���������*.--.������-.-II I'ltrV  ,,V   rlwni.l.l 404.      fl-awl      tUM *-.*..    ..      t\f'td Hi f ll t    i II  ...  .     ,  the affirmative with the getting on  with the work. With drainage  pronounced not feuhihle ni.i-*_y thrne  name awn can r>i. di've-ofx-d mo itn  to have it miiiiy huvid. .-dfold in-  'if-r.'!''*!   figri'^ultMr������l   vhIiii*.     Ah  to  - . I,        . XX  illi._iii;iii^_; m --ihUjV .  -i.    .....     .......   .. . . .  B:������i'i'ov" Iimh MX|>i'<-hha*<l t.l,I*- v/w-vv t,h;_i,  I'or :i. produetiv*. ent.erpriH-. of the  Mort then- wKiilci ...* little, trouble in  j..,u t.H.y t,he nefieHHiirv  loan.  hi    *'ie    line of    ."mil,   production  . .i-e._i..oi_  Valley liim   thui   vear Kivon  I,,-'.'"'       >���������>'-���������"���������<������. if,>a      /.I      -.all,il-        linn'       Id-  irjcfie.et.efl of it, in that,  Iiim*   of ..(.'or'..  <;������������������>���������      ,., ��������� ,,-  .. - ������������������ *    r ,  II    r���������ll      ��������� >* r. _ I. ���������      ...,_.       ..... - -        , .  'he  f.ir'.fl ion  of   ���������o'MiM'iinir'   t,h<*   feeil  I. I .   ,!r/.   ��������� i,    i>-,.i.*i>    I.ii.   twin  iSiUS  matter- so far as The BBVIEVS" can  learn there wiii be no banner forthcoming. Only one nag is awarded  each district, and as we happened  ,to be grouped up with Kaslo the  bunting will go to headquarters���������  in fact has already reached there,  rxxxJi Ixr-rxxx lxrx~.Ar.A rxr.rxT. ~rx ~lx rx Tt r.A  OrIlV__      uccu     nauucu    UVCl   . V-UI     Ui-lO    JLVt-ajl  CrooS Society to look after. The  thing doesn't seem to be exactly  according to Hoyle: just how to get  around it might prove a still more  ion services on ax Sunday morning at  which only seven persons were allowed to attend each session.  Because   there   was   not a solitary  made-in-Kas-Io   case   of   flu    in   that  town the Kootenian wants the   boosters club to get  busy   and   boom   the  g  tov.**- as a health resort.  The  Noyember-reyised   voters   list l  for the ___-__s!c   elector:;!   district,  cgs- '  tains 1680 names.   This is   about   600  more than were on the list used at the  provincial election in 1916.  At Fernie tf-e churches and theatres are aliow_*d to resume operations,  a*? well as public meetings of all sorts,  but it is not likely the public schools  will open till the new year.  The Nelson jam factory claims to  have   manufactured    almost   400,0001  pounds of jam this season. $18,000  will be spent immediately in enlarge-  ing and improving the plant.  Cranbrook had intended to raise the  2u ban on December 2nd, bnt  several new cases developing the  latter part* of the week, the ��������� authorities changed their minds���������for another  seven days at least.  i a  * 5������M*.OPSI3  OF  lAND ACT AMENDMENT  serious problem.   If every commun-1 la,*^"oEiy.tlon now conflned to surveyed  ity in all Canada that came through       " *"'" ":" "~ ~^--~- ���������-������������������      ���������-*-  with its quota were to receive a flag  there would hardly be enough bunting in the Dominion wherewith to  make the banners so unanimously  was the loan over-subscribed from  the Pacific to the Atlantic.  Next to what is going to be done  to the Kaiser, the all-important  question is which of the Canadian  troops will come home first. While  undoubtedly due attention will be  given to bringing back as early as  may be tlie soldiers who have positions awaiting them, it is generally  conceded that regardless of this  consideration the men who left  Canada during 1914 should take  precedence over all others when  homo-coming plans are formulatod.  Of the 33,000 who went across in  the fall of i.014 it in stated that  6000 are still iii-"the fighting linos  of thc Canadian army. Of the  "original firsts" the Valley still has  four overseas.    P. Ii. Footo, who at  last report wan a prisoner of war in       n   r*  ������a������������aj   ,        0.0.      x^i  ,-* IT* .���������,.  ri . . .,...  Vja i.-a liuai a j,   a  l-Vv-.ni.in  ay-  I 4.  OI'I      ������>_..  aaa!-,^       "n  ,j-..a    ���������>.....     \i. .i..-_i.-r.    wno  known to havo reached England a  few   months   ago;   au   A. C. Ford,  who was working at Canyon City  I at time of enlistment;   and Paddy  j Hope,    who,    on    recovering    from  . ..wiii..!-., '.vent  L:iel.   in  JfM7 with  I   !,!������<���������) a _/i V-iiU'll I" Hi a.,i._ .y WIUU.  ��������� .Shoul-i they doii-ie to return at  once it in a right they have earnrd  ! after four ye.ani of the hardeut kind  ' of :ii*.i viv*<i, and 'inch preference  I would he uoinet.hhig of a tribute to  i i,!i.-.',.", v;-t,.".r:-,::;: of th*. "."���������*'.'!���������'���������.������������������������**.  ..euurui)  win  uo giMu-u COVCa.r.������ OT...  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  hut parties of not more than four may  ���������arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, -with  Joint residence, but each making: necea-  ..ary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make Improvements to  value of $10 per acre, includine* clearing  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 yearn, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of Ill-health or other cause, be tfrantea  intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim;  Records without permanent residence.  may he Issued provided applicant makes  Improvements to extent of SJ300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make Improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot bo obtained on theso claims in  less than 5 years, with improvements of  $10 per acre, Including 6 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years. ���������  Pro-omptor holding Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, If ho ro-  tiuii*ea land in conjunction with htfl  farm, without actual occupation, pro-  vldod statutory improvements mado-and  residence maintained on Crown lyrjU-te*-"*-  UriHUrvoycd areas, not oxcoodlnir 20  acres, may bo leased as homooltoa;  tltlo to be obtained after fulfllllnB residential and improvement conditions.  For ism-sine and industrial purposeD,  areas exceeding 640 acres may he leased  by ono por.'ion or company.  PRE-EMPTOH!-' i-UxA~ GRANTS ACT.  The iicoiio of this Act to enlarged to  Include all persons Joining and tiorvlna  with His Majesty's Forces. Tho timo  within which tho heirs or devisees of a  da_.-o.---.id pro-omptor may apply for  title under this Act Is oxtonded from  one year from tho death of such person,  an formerly, until one year after ������_������_  co.*,.*liiHir-n of the present war. This  prlvlli'gd In nlHo marlo -retroactive.  ������������������������/>'.������.��������� **,e   ���������*���������__ Rn-ii-i-BTV ALLOTMENT  ACT.  1  TllvlMlalia     ill     (lUllio    lUl'     i-llar    taa.aU^     1x4  licrscimi Violdliig uncompleted Agreo-  nmiini t~ I'lU'cliane from tho Crown of  smell proportion of the land, if divisible,  as llio iuiyi.i**titn already made will  cover in pmport-lon to the sale price of  the wholo pi.r.;*.l. Two or moro persons  ItciliUiiK IHU-Ii .\|;i'<:<-iiioliLii liny Utoiip  thulr iiUereiits and apply for a propor-  tlorml" iilldlmimt Jointly. If It in not  r.oiiiiWIei't-il udvliiahlo to divide tho land  covered by an appllcntloti for a pronor-  tlonuti) uilolimiiil,  an  ullutimml  of  l.iiul  ;   d ���������������        I I,  ..Ir...      0~r.r.,      t, 1���������| ' | ,1 1.1 ja  Crown luiiiln t.i tho loualliy may bo  iniidi*.    TlM'.'ni iillotirieiitH aro conilltional  mm.)  Lumoer  LIMITED  am  THE CANl^DIA^? BA.NK  OF COMMERCE  ZZX EDMUND WALKER,  C.V.O.. I-L-.D., D.C.L, President  SIR JOh'N A'T.D.G-:n^-ilM-.r**.,-f  H. V. F. JONZ3. Ass't Ccn'l. IAsl: ^zt  vC-\p!talPaidUp*,-������15,O00,00D'^'Rc:nr;;Erui.D. - C:3,500.coo  SAVINGvS BANK "BUSINESS  Security, convenience ai^d cowrt-^ry are -assured to zJ.l  who deposit their savings with this Ban.?.  If it is not convenient for you to visit thc Bank pcv:t._:*  al-v. you may open your account entirely hy lnni!.     en  C. {.. \~V~.WY~VY \J.AT~zvRQr Crecton Branch  ill   tiixi'H    diwi  y    muiilelpallly.  'no  thi.  Tho  >ur-  ��������� >  IM*  ���������!������  r.iili* >il   If "*il<> vvi'i i*  nil! li--! I  I  il|>    lii-ii      w. i ..     .������ inili.r      i,.U'     . Y)j_;hi ill ,  a"!i'M*f.<  ;>'���������������������������������������.���������������������  IicmI'i" (In*   lln     la'll'lll/l I - I  iia.in tn .lie -r-vtci.t i.f In.Mine/- cn.i--nti._-  liliun   imj'tiit::it   of  '.frown   or   to    an  Huh tn of puriiot'iii lo whom the p  ehiiMer from tho Crown Inui iiffreoii to  ii.ill uro ulvo iiroiiictdd. The douliilon of  inn Minim*.- uf I itttain in r������in_i))i:t (o tho  lulJiiiiUiiniit of it .ii-oin.rtloiiata. allotnitiiit  in (In..). '1 lin time for in ah I ������i ir ni.j.llei.-  tlon fur lliim* iillntiiiolitii III Tlmttod to  lltn   .nl  ihiy  of  M;iy,   I'.II11.     AnV  u|iiilli.a-  iillll     . 11. a at a >     ii'iirl       lil'in     a.,a-a'     VV'I.S     S'.llt      .'.-  a.dii.iidi ������< i).     Tin.ilu   .il.iitiiirntn   ttjiply   to  lown    mil,    IMHl     lliuill,    ail     III,     a.l.ovi "...  ;.t   [lul,I|i-   -UK-tlnn.  I'm' lul'i.im:ii Inn up|itv  to noy  1'rovln-  **ln!    ' !'r������'t-r-fif|.-������������tt     *r*.������..i    ,,y    in  ii.  It.   N_\!>--N.  Oninilv MliilHtur of Lund I,  vi--t.*>i"_i������,  it. v;  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  aS1oi{j*._s ami (^utto.TH.      Tenm Slcighn  Sin^io and Dovihlo HarnoHH and 8uppiioH  Several   .Sets   of Second-Hand  Hamcs-H  Coal  and Wood For Sale.  mmmU  Isi him  ff^&tBCLx*      -VmV  ini Imi  ^frttm'tt.  :������LU SI ffVj  ilini.U    _iVY.  VX400xad Tl Turmm1  3W"_SSI. ^njE   llsirnsw,7   *u.K_ssTo^r  %-  ��������� BY ���������  HEADQN HILL  WARD, LOCK & CO.. UMiT__J_-  Lscdoa. M*-Q>ou__-e. gad Toronto  \~. J_L___r__l   ������___    ,1        1TM        1  n-wiumua mr me diooci  Cures  Sallow  Skin,  Headache,  Languor and Tiredness  N*sS  ' Continued.*  "Here's the word then in the shape  of a fifty pound note," Morgan responded to the tune of a chair shifting in thc cabin. "Come along, Zim.  Wc can rely on Mike when that mysterious feud of his isn't at stake. The  _._.._. ���������..,->  ___,i.  ..__.  ,...,,  ....,_....     <*~.-.  ii/aaaa.     yvyii   _,    piClv    up     llliXliy     illOlO        HJ3-  sils. Let's get back to the Court  and finish up on whisky and fcil-  liards."  Accepting thc warning, Tom was  out of the vessel and down^upon thc  beach before the occupants of thc cabin reached the deck. A strong clement of personal danger in the situation prompted instant flight along  the shore, but __, hereditary instinct  prevailed. It might still be possible to  add further crumbs to the store of  private knowledge which he had garnered at thc skylight, and with that  end in view he concealed himself lithe space behind thc broad runged  steps down which the gentlemen  n'Oiii  tne   ������__o_ij'l  were aoout  to  uos-  . . a 447 ������' a.*-... ������    __ a     T~  ������_*_i-u, s.'j ins uengnt nc near., -never bid his visitors a gruff good night  at the gangway, and the huge fisherman's heavy tread on the deck as hc  returned to thc cabin. Tom guessed  that there was something in the mind  of these men which they had not  shared with Mike Hever. Hc set a  good deal of store in learning what  it was.  No words passed between the pair  till thcy had negotiated the steps and  turned away from the wreck, and  then Jasper Morgan's utterance was  either so cryptic or.so innocent that  hc did not trouble to drop his voice.  "You're a clever old bird, Zim," he  said. "And I was smart, "too, in  tumbling to thc  gamo^ One     too  many,   eh?     But   not   one   too   -many  r _ ,. -in  lOi'   US .  The professor emitted one of his  unpleasant chuckles. ' Ncaliy put,  Jasper," he rejoined. "Neatly put.  It is a real joy to stumble on anything approaching un epigram in thc  wilds of thc country. Yes, you fielded thc ball prettily and threw it back  straight  on   the  wicket.     But  it  is  a  ......fly  You don't need to be told how  you feci���������blue, sort of sickish,. ��������� poor  appetite, vague pains, tired in thc  morning. This condition is common  at this season.  Fortunately there is prompt relief  in Dr. Hamilton's Pills which immediately relieve the system of all poisons and disease-producing matter..  Thousands have been sc  depressed, so worn out as to be des  pondent, but Dr. Hamilton's Pills al  ways cured them.' "I can speak feel  ingly on the power of Dr. Hamilton's Piiis,'' 'writes C. T. Fearman,  of Kingston. "Last spring my blood  was thin and weak, I was terribly  run down, had awful headaches and  a gnawing, empty feeling about my  ���������S-on.-iCii, x co li Kin. i Siecp or work until I used Dr. Hamilton's Pills���������they  a  world of good."  dealers in 25c boxes.  jtyx    an  pity���������a thousand pities���������that such a  grand type of the aborigines should  be in our way. It will be almost like  destroying an ancient landmark, or  demolishing a fine piece of mediaeval  architecture."  "Rot!" was Morgan's_ rude com-  i-iC-ii. "^Vc are not i-oui*1* lo oe  stopped by any sentimental folly of  that "kind at this stage of the venture. And I know you better than  to- think you mean it, you cruel devil."  "Cruelty is thc vaguest of terms,  my dear Jasper.   You yourself "  Thc voices had got beyond earshot, and Tom Burbury, crouching  behind thc steps against thc blackened hull of the brig till it should be  safe to leave his ambush, wondered  whether he could be described as "a  grand type of thc aborigines," or "a  fine piece of mediaeval architecture."  His ultimate conclusion was that  hc fell under neither of those classifications, and that the reference- was  to somebody else. He promised  himself a fairly lively time iili he  went back to school again and of  one thing hc was sure. Only a garbled account of the night's doings  should   reach  thc   Mater.  CHAPTER XI.  The News From  Comlyn  Once again the pale dawnlight  clamored for admission at the veiled windows of Number Nineteen,  _Browi_# Street, Mayfair; and once  again it only succeeded in invading  thc stale splendors of thc gambling  room through a chink here and a  crevice there. God's sun was repulsed by the electric glare which  shone on the green table through a  haste of cigarette smoke.  I.aura Gaspard. her alluring charm  exploited by her beautiful gown, was  not playing, but sat on a lounge  talking to Clayton Kcnyon. Tho  brilliant advocate who spent laborious days iu courts of law ami ilung  away his fees at baccarat aiu* chumin  de for, looked bored and sleepy.  What alertness remained to Mm was  for tli** gambling table, from which  for some reason of his own he had  retired comparatively carlv iu the  night's play.  Miss Gaspard'.; bold eyes, in spite  of an obvious desire to impress and  fascinate her companion, aho kept  straying to the game over which her  father presided. Louis Gaspard almost invariably look the bank when  baccarat was thc order of the night.  Thc girl, for quite a long while, had  been looking puzzled, and* now a  shade of anxiety crept into the  glances  she threw  at  the  table.  "The bank is having a rotten time,"  she drawled, frankly abandoning her  attempts" at coqueirj\ "My father  has been paying out like shelling peas  for the last half hour���������mostly to  your friend, Sir Anthony West: He  is a nice boy, Mr. Kenyon, and. if  wc are to go broke it may as well  be io him as anyone else."  "I imagine that the bank caii afford to lose���������for a change," said the  barrister drily. "It is about time  West struck his luck. Hc has been  in funds for the last mouth, but he  has left most of it in this room. The  fortune of war, of course, but he is  so infernally unhappy over it.���������That  isn't like him. He is the gayest of  losers as* a rule."  "You are awfully devoted to him,  Mr. Kenyon?" Laura brought her  gaze back from her father's nervous,  deftly-dealing hands to Clayton Keu-  yon's tired, clean-shaven face.  "He is my friend," was the simple  reply, spoken as if it contained sufficient explanation.  The pensive silence into which  Laura Gaspard fell was shortly aft-  cfvvar.is oi'OKCii oy a general movement at the  gaming  table.  Play was   ..   r -,,.    . ���������������, _.    ..: .... ..  "- _ ..  a    r      .1. -  Ova__     iui     tiaC    iiiglll,    -III.I    j-_ll     UUL'.     UIC  udll decorum - of Loiiis Gaspard's  clients was replaced by n babel ot  excited chatter. Smart ladies were  babbling vehemently to perfect  strangers; men who prided themselves on winning pr losing with perfect expressionless faces were cackling and grinning like schoolboys over the wonderful run of luck vouchsafed to one-of their number. And  from the throng as it drifted towards  the door emerged Sir Anthony West,  flushed with victory and scarcely  noticing ihe congratulations showered upon him. Glancing round, his  gaze lit on Kcnyon- and .Laura, and  he came ovcr to them, walking a  trifle unsteadily.  Thc young Cornish baronet had  deteriorated sadly in thc month that  was past. His eyes were bloodshot,  and his clothes hung loosely on him,  as if he had lost flesh. Thc tone in  which hc addressed his friend was  husky, and he used vulgar slang formerly unknown in his vocabulary.  "Chccoh, old Clayton!" he cried.  "The devil's luck has fairly . turned  tonight. Knocked 'em in thc Old  Kent Road and lifted close on three  thousand of thc best. Look at Gaspard tearing his hair and counting  what's left of his dibs. Got thc proper hump, hc has. Well, thc Lord  knows it was my turn to be ton  dog."  The room had cleared now, only  thc nominal proprietor remaining at  the table, toting up'figures on a slip  of paper and sorting an attenuated  wad of bank notes. Ilis demeanor  was certainly dejected.  Laura flung an indignant glance at  the speaker, and blended with the indignation there was a shade of perplexity. "You needn't be rude because you have been winning," she  said. "It is not like you, Sir Anthony, to behave as if you were a shop  boy who had won five shillings in  thc silver ring at Kcmpton. I assure  you that my father never minds losing to people who come here���������if  they  an*  gei.tleni.'i..  (To Be Continued.)  Asa Everlasting .Mystery  Death  Different Versions of   Czar's  are Confusing  All the materials for thc myth or  legend ol Nicholas II. are at hand.  When the Czecho Slovaks captured  Yekaterinburg-they searched for the  ex-czar's body, but found no trace  of it so one of their officers reports  to Ambassador Francis. The rumor  most generally credited at Yekaterinburg- was that the body had been  taken to the deepest pit in a coal  mine andthere_ destroyed. That is  enough. Nicholas will take Iiis place  with Louis XVII, Nero, Marshal  Ney, and ail the other historic characters who never died. For the next  forty years at least lie will be seen  one, day in Siam, thc next in South  Africa and for half a century or  more after that old men will confide  on their deathbeds the fact that the  schoolmaster  or  tin*-   ..-.^rr-.-->r.i.   ���������-.,-,,.,._  w    ������ *���������"**���������*     *- **��������� ***- C5 * *���������**i,'*���������*     *"-���������������������/v-* ~  aior or tne farmhand who died in  their' towns some vears before was  the cx-czar. "The late Dauphin," as  Huckleberry Finn's King described  him, welcomes Nicholas to a journey  as lengthy as that of the' Wandering  Jew.  The version of Nicholas' death  which the Czecho-Slovaks sent to  Ambassador Francis i.s very different  from the Bolsheviki version, which  represented him as collapsing- in the  face of a firing squad. This new version represents that the Red Guards  refused to kill the cx-c_.ar. that a Lettish firing party was summoned and  that it in turn refused to fire, and  that thereupon the Soviet con.mr.tK_-  er, a sailor, "drew his own revolver'  and shot Nicholas dead." If this is  true tlie Bolshevist account was invented to give some appearance of  regularity -to a plain assassination.  The officer who made the report to  thc American ambassador, however,  merely gave the new version as the  best account hc could get. Evidently  Yekaterinburg knows little about it;  evidently, too, the actors in the crime  will from_ time to time issue various  and  conflicting memoirs  telling irre-  rxrx.x r.iir.lxi r\     _.--...._ ....    1       ,l_ . ,    1  -.v^-i<_xjc-u_c o-unc_>, aiiu ilie woriu may  never learn how, jn truth, the last  czar died.  'P������_*|"M-_-m-r-Srt   *EVtf*aJ**a-    Crt.rx~~-  Canada food  board i������*  cn-onfr-ii-'nrY  i ....i-i.   ,1,.,  t~\.xx~-:r.    :   ..Y'","      ������  j   v, ...4     w.v.     ^mmiy    v/1 ___,i_m_Ci_. llOU     OJL     V*_-  I sources committee and the Canadian  !.xxxx-xr..x.x v.vuiulllUli lt_3UCldllU!i 1__ -_1_*  arrangement of an extensive food  conservation exhibit at the fair in Toronto which opens August 26th. Similar demonstrations arc being prepared for the exhibits in Shcrbrookc,  Quebec City, London, and Ottawa.  What Canada has done and is asked  to do in thc matter of food supplies  for the allies will be graphically  shown.  ���������wit  \  -_^*^^ __________S_SS5==S^_. \ _,j|-])-_Br       *1������.^*������^������        * .-..    ra ,--���������*   _r>n,.Jl,        *A  ^s^.^^JS^~%) uuw   ____-up55rttfc_u������ St  "~~ ^ &m is that you use only a  ^/ hygienic cleanser-���������  "V^ particularly for your  'l/fa. cooking utensils? OM  -U Dutch  is  Ihygienic *���������*-  pure and safe.  -ssmmtwri  (IS _-.-fl.T- t-  .CiTr^f.  ttfcH  <T> V  ;laIe������.iiffiBw?nls_!������.  j**_^_-  wi%���������*.>������!   _gp������g  ''���������j-lTiJ-W' \\ ������   *  *-~--*-i2~:\<~ m*flfimtvlmip-m~ki,B  ~-~-xV..XZ������f .^tr^iffV^MaMWiJ.ifH^gaj t'jiyMtyg  1  Impressing the Natives  In the German colonies officers  and officials regarded themselves, as  a matter of course, as something  quite different from the ordinary  settler. Some of the younger men,  even in .the tropics, were in the habit of appearing in uniform with  swords clanking. The native soldiers-and police alike, are impressed  by shining buttons and uniforms, and  as a result think nothing of the civilian in white ducks. How different  from the English colonics, where  every white n_.Cn. is a sahib, and  where officers are always in mufti  when not on duty.  A Practical Mind  "Can you tell mo, my boy," said  the prim teacher, "why the race is  not always to thc swift?"  "Ycs'm," said thc little boy promptly. "It'.*- because sometimes their  tires  bust."���������Border  Cities   Star.  Kndurance /  AiriA tcarftr* ii flavins a mett imfilant  nU in this sctrld uar.    Withsuf tuf A: Uteri  thi artiiiirj rviu'd id blind and unliit.  m  Tiio-u .vii'i Iia.t. to endure _nt___so _tnu li-HS rgen*  ing duties need to be primed up and fortified See thm  ���������occasion. There must lis so clog 3a Uio Brnootu mja-  tiitiB macWnery of the human liody. Eyes must bo  clear, liralu aulck aud boiiy normal. In. order tor  fticet these necessities proper care must tie given to  diet. Food niust be consumed that Is rich In Carbo-  Hydrates, Proteins and Fats. COCOA.���������xviiea mixec.  nvitH milk la tho Ideal food drink to meet these re������  Quireuients. It ia a safo and sensible way to nourish  Uie lmmau body. for. all times when quickness. &c.i_-  ������'scy and endurance ere expected and whea ladecisioi!  spells defeat. JTor the best sue. eurest results tw sure  sou. set  Must Be No Slowing Down  "Only a reasonable reserve has  been accumulated. The opinion of  the men who know most and who  are responsible is that there should  be no slowinr down of the efforts to  save and to produce."���������Dr. James \V.  Robertson, special representative of  thc department of agriculture and  Canada^ -food board on a mission to  thc allied countries of  Europe.  His Party  Canvasser���������What party docs youi*  husband belong, to, Mrs/O'Grady.  Mrs. O'Grady ��������� I'm tho party.  What about it?���������Life.  To enable automobiles to be run on  railroad tracks, flanged steel rim������  have been invented that arc attached  by deflating the tires ;uid then inflating them until they grip thc rims.  JhiaS &������ fresh  ~m������-\ -h-inty a* 'wSj^ii  P_aC__Zvu   ______  **_>������__..  tf.  A Pardonable Error  The millionaire, whose wife had re  t-eutly died, walked> through the general office to his private room. While  so  doing,  something caught  bin   eye,  and he called thc manager.  "Wilson, I am very glad to sec vou  sympathize with me in my recent loss  hy decorating thc ollice with a little  crepe," .he said, pointing in the direction of a black piece of cloth hanging on the wall.  Thc manager looked dumbfounded.  "Crepe, ...r! Cri-p-i! that's not  crepe; it's the oflicc boy's towel.���������  Ideas.  PARA-SANI WRAPPER  Heavy, waxed paper in Household Rolls, with" handsome oal������ Roller  Box. Keeps sandwiches, cakes, cheese and butter fresh and wholesome.  jix-s-iC. IS no messy masR ot nirlrlejoi un-i   ns,rt-    ���������^���������*���������*~   ���������__,.._������   ,,.-.-_    ._... ..  -...rxl^rxr.    ~,X   J_1_. ___. ��������� *��������� ��������� /��������� 1 *    ..    "������     "   "������        w **" "'������ ������"V*i*WVW I C. **_.*__;       ������_._JVA        _XJUIU**  rwiches at the picnic if each article is wrapped in Fara-Sani,  Para-Sani is also good for household uses. It keeps bread fresh and  moist until eaten.   It protects meat and butter from contamination of flie*,  T^a<L������ir ,gMim8,   U ,S g������5d for. linin������ cake tins or for polishing irons.  Para-Sani will cave many .times jts cost by preventing waste.  m^ffll/BMB Granulate<I KyelMt,  'ifff ^imitimfiMuiiH^r]} ^>"^ >-''"*���������- .-ye* _������il__.___-<_ by  4~7^-m~Ww\\mA.WiSuni ~>~-txm\ UVnafqulrl-'y  &0-j5T*tlK3_..^p****** ic'le.*..! by Murine. Try It tn  ^ft^l .ZJ^JW-tP vour Evt������and In IJaby** Ev������*.  JaOUES **Cb -Liw5N������i_-_a-i____������(*_J-t������- _-}<-C������,__-u-_2  k~0Vri\0m\ii������mH~~v~xVxly^  Hy* ������_.lv_>. It. 'Jfoli** -Ufa.   Km- ii.������0j\f~Ou\ 't\'y's ~.r~'~,  \L.i. XX-XA0 0X*i~ IxttJI \J __*._������*_i-!Hr_*_/   __.!_._to Hr-ftlH., _-������_������-* *-l  The difference in fighter*, b; thc  ui-Verci-cc in their national uport.s.  Anicric.-ins with their baseball training and thc Canadians with lacrosse  agility may b<- counted upon for the  dashing .-.Mints, while the JJrltlr.h dc-  v-.iti.e.. nf ������ii������h������.'t, arc willing to  play  III'. * l-il " --      r.t     ......      ..... * f ������ ,    ,.  -'������������������'���������*'���������-���������  *'*   -������.j   _..ii-_,������__   ,_.,���������_,   i>i.iy   ii.iiuj  ''     iime.    The hoc he. in a "hutch- j  *<__/ _._.>_._  p !-*-_. *xs.i.~x. -uijiK. coiivcniciit man waxed  paper in sheets, and tlie paper is of better quality.  Ask your Dealer.  _-*_--a~5*_._ e*r_. pj-__p_..������ ~tx r*c������Ir,_  ~.    |t)i_. XIX   L-.xJ.lJ.  4)h.   IToM with  -.fjlxr ^o.a i~..~ '  ������_K   Hell mult  Xlollu  llox *30  ������Jh_   tUli witnotil  Dca IxiQ  ��������� ltX    UoU W.t_.0<_.    JlttM, VtQ    H  iik ito-n wiiiwuj vtt ,. ,{���������{, ,  *tifflt|  APPLEFOED CO0KTEK ������KEC_������' BOOK CO.. LTD.  ������-.���������_   iin  I   I       bv       ll   l.lr-        11,1  i    !���������  ���������..*.  S/.3U  Ibloud  in   him,���������TUi.ifak.   hY-cprcr,;;. 1  U  -  (___  Xib McUermot Av������. li.   *  WINNIPEG, MAN.  t^mM���������'#m.wl���������im*���������* ���������������������������><* >���������<>��������� -f mm i- in" nw������ ^ jftt'-t-yiw'  'Umti-W-bmMtfiiktffym-ffl THE OBSS^OB  BBTHW  3  Tl.  Pigs' Fo_& Sale���������Six weeks old, $5  each while they last. John Miller,  Oreston.  Mrs. 8an_  Mrs. Butler, left on Wednesday on a  vim. iaj j_.pO_.cLnC  m0mVdrmt*-rm-S. Mt    -,    f.  9 uumw. *%mm  It  TOi������_r___**���������     -������n**?    ���������������-       w     *i'*������ti*������__  hfa will be on exhibit  ^ygfcga  '__r^  MOJNPAY MCtHNRia  "*_"_"!  must be enjoying unusual  prosperity  as there were several \s������.Wxi\s  Isi   the  consignment.  The span of well-matched preys that  H. S. McOreath has had on the dray  the past four years, have been disposed  iQ&by.hiriu, JFrank_putnam is the pi*r._  ,cl_j_S|er?������jf oft������ of thettk while the other  !l������[*_jg*gori!_i������__o.& Nelsodijimyer.  J*1&_.*_ 'w.*f0. _������iiht" Methodisb_ pastor  hejj_.������|j_ CvitiSijiljy.Spw.wi*.llp-\e5-raopia,  wich Utile or VO change ioi* -.tie betuer  of lost time, henee Sir. Lament's early  d'scisio?. to retire.  Watches have  ���������  Watsh this   Space  Next Week  Ohr-^tmar^ottds and toys will be on  sale Sit: _Vthe g������rug8t_ore , next. week.  Look tfeieni.ovei*.    &n t-  "     ���������__  Mii_k FoH Sa������e���������Any quantity, sent  ,wheire -des_������ed.\ ..YK-deliyered idaiiy,. in,  cfesbtoniioe, -quart.   W- H. Gobbett.  ...v _-_.,- -v.     -.:..   .     --_-_- ���������.���������_.���������.���������... ,-   -._-..,-    intiWO'days..-   His life is not despaired  Fob ^axe^R.C. Rhode Island Red o������>, k^son and .da\-������h  breeding cockerels, high grade import-I hav_vbeen summoned home.       J  -������ri;^<_0S^,,*Gt GJBennett. I .-';.,.;  ?:    .-.-.-; V'..;-   -Y-. .���������..-���������-.-:*-'  '���������-   ���������-'���������*'���������   -      ���������-*--���������"  ���������-.*.. ji ''Alt-who donated fruitoreafcabies oij  Burns & Go. loaded  another  ������������������������iSorti,to the hospital are,talced.. ta  ttle yeaterda-y,  which ^11^^ Red.Ot^ss^tfoiiis _ife__.-fe.week  weitedt-liverad to- the  ftprta's Nel������*w������ 'a,n-a-8ecurfethen- jays, dishes oi-.plateai  lit*  4~4  __.*���������___  ft&a  the  ast  I   ____s___s.Jr  branch.  ^-..i-'--  >���������_.,-*. ���������.'_���������. v-*.  w. Dow ss a visitor at War-  Mia eiaiis' Headpasieii1  ���������*i-   -H"-  SBESTOB,  Mrs. J  drier thJB- week.    Mr. and Mrs. Bnhdy  "have both bees* laid up ^"iih  slight  touches-of the flu,'' ���������"'.. Y.  '. These" &_*���������# being* wash-j^and-ife is. hop-  edhthev-wlHbe called fat> immediately,  ..I-.  -*-���������>-������  *-$������-  ,s.l'.-?;;._  ������'������-.-  A������. >.'.-..''_.tl--  4l_������r_.,TepQprten;. of-, Grand, Forks, is  ! yisitii-g  Oreston .prof _}-$8tioj_ia~iiy.\ thift.  <_____.  s  it  <**__  ' "SB  any  Local and Personal  2M_?  . Fob  Sax.e������������������Two    new   homemade  ruga*__ Apply Review Office. .-  ll!V-ffi&tz, 'Wai__2���������One    man    cordwood  sawing in&bhmeV   O.   Olsen, Creston.  Fob, Sax.b���������Seyen fine young pigs,  at-^-fe each.   H.   Stis-Waks*.  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if aa  unexpected yisitor drops  in fJ_S-'.fi_*_Cg**8_l}:.*>-_@.Rt-whir*  worry ?  Shatvarach Brand  and  ���������:i~: ���������'v-  iJaaitty  *bijp&Jifjl>jS ��������� ������������������'lfm7.m*m,':"i *:'���������/  Upokect &iam  Li-nth Meat  f_r%y   '���������������* ^  x-     i-ir-.rfxx-  are tilways-to be had  here.:.- Ia saeats npthin{'  quite. equals .^ShamrocJ?  products. ' .  Herb Gobbett, who has been wor  ing-at .tethbsidge and Medicine Hat.,  Alta., for the past few months, returh.  ed home on Fiidayv  ThB price of wood has received another boost. -The old reliable rack, un-  piled-now bringsySi.SO.-���������������������������...'~k - yeai*..ago  the price was 50 cents less.  -��������� - -. ���������*.?������������������ <-??-_  -The Wednesday httlf-holiday with  the stores came* to an fend last week.  For at least ._De������5ember it.will be business "as-usual sis days a week. ������������������>���������������������������- ���������>%rr-.-  Tlie h\\hting season closes' a week  froiii next Sundaj'. The absence of  snow thus far has made, the 1918 kill  of deer the lightest on record.' -        '  ' '.Mrs.' ____ngtis t^meVdn, "Wlib has been  a yisitot* with her parents, Mrs. and  Mrs. T. Mawsonrfor the past month;  jfeturtied to Sandon on Tuesday.        '  ; M?eek.   He comes in place of his  part-  . *lJWSSSS_������������������Sffl-_  Therefore it is advisable to  h&VA Vfini- r_ln r_������j������ *a*e*Daired  for* the5 'followiag- reras������ri_s:.  . ������-.������������������������������������<  ':-: -.^l-t.-v   -----   ������������������-.���������;��������� ���������*t^-*  1, IStaniy* of the "older watehas .  are raiade of" muoh better .  material thatt'-fche^s^ine watob  if - bought^^*o-d iy..  Bibth���������At Creston,  on Nov, 3Qih,  to. Mr,��������������������������� and Mrs. M. Beningeiy at  daughter. -   <- '������������������  Christnias gooctR and toyg will be on j  sale   at   the   Drugstore   next   week.  Look them- over. -���������.���������..��������� ...  'Creston7 orchestra anounces that it  have its annual masquerade ball in.the  Audituriumow New. .Years'-eye. - * *  ^Commencing with Monday morning  sebtion foremen Ni_.ho.lls and Romano  cut their crews down to' one man each.  Fubnitdbe Fob Sale���������1. pange, 1  cook stove- 3 heaters, bedsteads,  springs-,* eha.ir_?v tables,'-stands.^ stoye  pipes. ..Attwood Ranch, Creston. .-.-���������  If the fiu ban is lifted the members  of "Creston Masonic Lodge will please  remember the December* meeting ��������� on  Wednesday hight. Election of'officers,  We '  iier, Dr. Fickering, who is detained,  principally on _������t.count?pf having been  married at Vancouver about ten days  ago.,.-!.--. .,....*. ......   .. m^  ���������������������������DentaL Notice���������Drs. Tepoorten or  Pickering of Grand Forks will _visit  Creston -on Jan,uary 28th iov a -peri-}*!  not*ex<*eediing two weeks. .r.Peoplei re-  quiiiu_g work;, arj_i asked to. mafee appointments ahead of time at the^drug  store.  . H_ K. Oatway was a business visitor.at Cranbrook. over the weelj- end.  That town-was ready to lift the. flu  boa the end of last week, but several  new cases devoloping it was decided to  continue the closure for at---least.. an-  othesrweek.*- '������������������ ���������������' --'-i--*-*^;.^--v,w������  Rev,*" M.' W. Lees ami wife are  among the latest victims of the flu .at  Trailt Bdfh had been ot_Nluby *~ vol������n-  teei- -help1' at the town'.* ^emergency  hospital. Trail has oyer 1000 cases AiS  it and itfe is>..still.- giving: considerable  ts*ov_ble->*,th_?ra.t^-������ ���������__���������*...-.,������������������:- .:;-��������������������������� -----V-r-:-..-.,--r  __i.  ���������'a!__.__;   x.n^x4*-*04x   _.._    An-VirnolA/i  JLtlO       l_|jail_       ������0        KrUxIXxiiiS. -iWi-l  \yojalt__i rmafes ;,y-piur ,wa4������_^ ^fche.  sa?"2re v'*8_%_*rSi^w������'7'#nd .^ovjJd >*be  guaranteed for-aj-y-gar^-j-.. \fi   -7  j.r.  3. An examination aud estimate will. <?oHt you pothing. t _  mm      ^TSBg    mt'  ^t^h/3DlQpkfagaSfweI|y  Repairing. _. , Hext deor  to Postoffice . ORES'TO^  LA hti-> RMv~s������iBTixY A OT  _, ,    jCSfictipi^-24)^.,-    '.,.--7*-  IN THE MATTER of part (654/1000 of  an acre} of Lot f-:A"..'of Block,24 of  Chickens Wantfd���������.  I l!^  1  u������i_n������o  ���������f  --. - I. ���������  Mrs. Slmer Thompson of Wa-rdper  was here fot*.a few days last week with  her mother recuperating.-from the flu,  Geo. Huscroft left on Tuesday for  the sunny south, and expects to spend  a part of the.winter, at least, in ..Florida.  ���������..������������������.-���������*������������������������������������.'- - ������������������/'���������' -  : Miss Ethel Huscroft was a passenger west on Monday, to Grand Forks,  where she has secured ai permanent  position. .  xJ  We have just opened out our Christmas  assort merit, and would call special attention to a few of our lines���������  Ladies' Silk Waists  in New York's latest styles  Ladies" Cashmere Gloves  in black and white  oandkeiTC-bieas  a large assortment in plain and  flowered designs  For that Christmas Present  *     ...... * ... ...1 r,..v-        ,,XX        It x.Ul.fl   V, |.-.| _  ������TliANI)'T;AiNTKi) 'CHINA, an<l the  price  is   f.r|iial   to   anything   in town,  if  not lower.  TOYS!  i ���������     i . ..  ���������n   '���������"    J "-J  TOYS!        TOYS!  '* .tf.il* ������������������    t'rui    ������ ������������i Vi* t    f-4.lt lllflll V  _ : ic \r iy i. ,\i,   \!! f. I.������(_ f f A M 1'K  pay top  price foi young roosters alive. "Wi'lte  Cranbrook Meat Market, Cranbrook,  B.C., stating number of birds. No  Sjeghorns.* ---*������������������--��������� -Y--- - *��������� ���������-; ' . -���������' -<<������������������   v-  ?. The first heated car the C.P.B. has  had eastbound.this season was loaded  out yesterday, And visas loaded to.cap'-  ���������acity.with apple.? for .points as far as  Crowsnest'...-^.. .-������?���������-      <:   .,   ..;..*-.  Mrs. H. K. Oatway and three of the  children left on Thursday last for Vernon, on a yisit to her father,'who has  been in rather poor, .health for seme  weeks past. -   .. . YV  Miss Lyda Johnson left on Sunday  to resume her studies at the -Vancouver, high school. At- the- coast' --the  schools-resumed operations the., latter  parbof-the-.week-.'.-���������*.-.-. ������������������'���������-���������>   ���������.���������*���������'���������<������������������ ;  ..���������*-������������������  The White'Lunch restaurant had  to close its dears for a few days last  week, lyirs. Kennedy, who has taken  the business 'oyer, * being ill with a  light attack of the flu.  H. Davis, the-sheep  man, got  back  from Calgary the latter   part   of   the  week, where he had been hung up for  about��������� tet*.''-.daye*.recovering��������� ��������� from   an  attack'of Spanish influenza,  From all accounts cattle pastuering  on the flats have been unusually des-  t.uctiv-* on haystack? this yeilr, one  or two of the smaller haymakers -losing their entire pile .of. this feed.  Yahk, where there is at present con-  mderahln railway construction activity, is the Intost town to be hit by the  flu. There was a rus-veall to Oreston  on Tuesday* for a couple-of nurses. ���������   ���������  M-i'H. F. Romano and Mi's. .Tom. Tol-  crioo were, takr-n to Ornnhrook hospital the fore part of the week. "Both  hnv.i boi������n under the weather slightly,  and will .recuperate in. that mar-itu-  tion. i" > *.-..'   .  W. VVhillliM*, who has been working aw an extra on the,Bank   of   Coin-  '"���������-��������� -1 I.I���������    XI. r.    x.,..il        __U*l.*..,l..'__    II-..,   vi...  . ��������� u,    \ ..        ���������    ...      .  on rush, left on Sunday for Vancouver, to which point he lias been tv-aim-  fei'iM.d.  _ 'iiie reiiiuin,, of Williiiiu .���������i.thicim, .>.  youth employed ms henler on the Davit, nheop rniieli, were Hlilpped to Maplo  Creek, Kt.hl... for lnuial on Nov. 2.U-1.  lit- ki.1 l.lli' luLii.lj vii iriu v utlci^ - in.  vii-tilllH.  \V.   II,   li'mwiud ih  nnolher   of   our  cili/.i-nn wini pulled out thin   week   for  U.S. i-tiiuth eonikUy.      Hn   lie._d.-.) for  j. , Al'ib'itnii, >v'bi*i*i> h"' iv ill enmUiiie   ltui.-  n| lrii"'M n-v ill. pi en i ure on m trip of   nevei'-  *' .���������Ore.s'to-i's' eijier-geney hospital was  closed upon Wednesday last after being in operation a. matter of three  weeks. A charge of $1.75 per1 day���������  doednot>inelude medieal.attenclance���������  is-being made-^ese. who-we-fe treated  at theinstibut-bn. ���������   ������>- ..- ��������� ..       ���������*... ;y.. >  ���������".-���������'   -..���������iiir   .������*������.������������������.:_"-.l-_._'-. .'.i  1 EL N.M?le������ "who has beert* accountant  at'the Creston branch of the Bank of  Commerce for the past .few": months  has been transferrati to Victoria, for  which point he left on ' Sunday. The  local-brink*stafl;i^ again back., to the  usual standard of two clerks and   the  managei*. ,,,*-,    ...  After less than a year.s experience  as dispenser, of justice II. Laipopthas  resigned-his position *������f stipendiary  ���������atagigtrate*; and.the attorney general  is now^Uf the lookout "for a -j_ucqf*s60,r  The.job'ipidecidedely short, on ifemun-  eratiwn and -long onthe number ,o*f l\ad  friends you ean niake to. say, nothing  14T. Ko. __*_*1-IV  Pr.oof having .been filed in rov office  of the loss of Certificate of. Title No.  244l-_:. -to the'-above-'tnentJ.oned lands  in ihe-.najrrie.of OleKnttdsenrTb^e, and  bearing date .the. _#thV;M*ayv491$,,4  Hi__ke.--_Y uIVS I-JQ^CE.g^^7 intention at the expirktion of one calendar month fro.m the -first publication  hereof to issue to ti\e said Oi_..'K_au_l-  sen Tbftea fresh Cei'tificate ot Ti^e th  Heh of such ibs^ ceriWcatp." Any''pef-  son having anyv"itifor_i_-iU6n withrei-  etrencetQmob,lost *Qes;ti0Kate_otATifcle  i_j secmesjied.io pomm^nie?Tt^ w^trh f~}g  un^er^Sgned.' \       "��������� .Y   ' .  ' -Dated at' the Land Registry Office,  NelsonYB.C this 13th day of November, 1918. ..:,.;������������������...  B. S. STOKES,  District Registrar of Titles.  Date of first publicatiori Nov,J22, 1918.  ROBT. LAMONT  .-   NOTARY PUmUG    >*������������������*������������������'  ���������*  INSURANCE   -f-    REAL ESTATE  .,, 0EAS-.ER h'jf OOAL..... ,      .  CRESTON ��������� -   - ��������� B.C  VERY SPECIAL VALUES IN  Wo are offering an old  purchase of English  goods of the above *_it  less than to-day's whole-  Hale prices.  Prices range from 23c. to  i;' ' *30c^'per.:#&rd:r...  ..-.I  We are agonis i'or J augur  all-wool goode.  r.1  ill weekH.  !  m~f -   *���������������* "mm u. mm- m*-        uhhwu   w ������~ ZZ.Z.Zt'. m-T       *t_? 15 If ���������*)  t     ,   . 1/   .   .. -   k,      i  UIIMWMlWIi-l'.-'lliWtf  ..l������..,;i.4   i t n  'J'.ie I'uttiifs.",' in::, tt lite nuiiitm***-   im-i  it _ _ t > _ _;i 1 iu  uf i'.m.I oil tin- liiltcr pari of | B  ��������� *���������'!..    :;. ..-..;_   ,,".   .....   ..y..l.....   M  !._������ ������*.������ I  D C. ~J>  ������������������.A'rffrl.k-M.vAwx.m..


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