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Creston Review Dec 20, 1918

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 l.*.:...i_YY.DY_.___  ������"   Mi*8iW-k9���������9i%\.  Mrs. <_.. Cartwright received a hurried eall to Edmonton, Alta., .jn Friday last, her son-in-law, Mr. J. S  Peck, and one of the children  haying  .������-_    __-_*������_      4.X.      ._    IX.  i__r   yvit-ii iiiJ-c; jit  dered out on the ice on one of the  sloughs, which gave way. and they  were unable to   extricate   themselves.   .rl  Mr. McKinley, a visitor with F.  Putnam, who is about the last of the  -.U'vletitns in the Vaiiey, is now making a stow but sure recovery.1 after a  rather serious touch of it.  F. J. Klingensmith, who has been  in charge of the McLaren Co. sawmill  at Blairmore, Alta,, the past nine  months, arrived home on Friday.  Norman   Craigie.  at     Caithness   is  ^ere on a visit With his,  brother, J.  M., the mill at that point in which   he  was   WG_-_~._t_h   having   burned   down  ' earlier in the month.  Mrs. E, J. C, Richardson left on  Sunday for Nelson, where she is  spending a few days with friends this  week.  R-. B. Staples was a business visitor  at Fernie on Friday. That town had  about 3000 cases of flu, bat _ managed  to keep the deaths down to less   than  TO. ���������'*.'-."     ������������������*���������   -'-''Y^Y*.   ���������;.������������������/.,'������������������  Messrs. Roy Telfo_*d and Mr. Beahi  wound up the shooting season in good  style by getting a couple of nice deer  la the MeNssllie country o_s Sunday  Earlier in the month Percy Boffey  landed two also, and'these with two  taken at ih<_* Craigie camp constitutes  Erickson's total 1818 take of venison.  0  .The. thrift of the Scotch was exem-  Sohool will not ,-��������� re-open   now  after the new year.    As yet the trustees have not decided on a plan to make  **������������������> #".lTMt-_ ���������,*��������� __nr-������#> ^y-tiof*,       Tp-__������_r> _*__?���������*'_.r^-T1!? 1>?__q __���������*_***'?���������_'  closed almost eight weeks.  Geo. Mawson, who took a deer up in  the neighborhood of the Alice mine  last Wednesday accounts for about  the only venison taken in this seetion.  Deer are scarcer than ever, due. possibly, to the rather larger number of  eoyotesthat are in the hills this season.  Scotty Todd of the Bluebell ranch,  who left .here for Trail a couple of  years ago, is now located in North  Vancouver, where he is driving a hose  wagon In that -elty's fire brigade.  Word came this week that Miss  Bertha Pease and Roy Pease had  reached Los Angles, Calif., safely, although the boat trip down from Portland was exceptionally stormy on*-.  X-rxx. ..  ijater���������word just comes tnat  Smith maintained his reputation as a  deer taker by bringing.down a couple  on the last day of the season. This is  about the first time in several years  that he has failed to bag the full quota, of fo.ur animals.  ��������� ���������-~���������mp-r~���������      ��������� ��������� ^gf  Birth���������On December  8th,   to   Mr.  _nd Mrs. Witherhead, a daughter.  The recent thaws and rains followed  piineu in the Lookout mountain hunt- I hy the freeze-up has furnished   esicell-  JUiI>I__-Ot- iVJSV liS W I    '���������_ '   ,  Sib,���������Soma months ago you called  attention in your editorial columris to  the desirability of the Provincial  Government, at tile end of each session of the   legislature,   publishing a  SitQiiiiary    Ot    _Q_    _-_g������oiHiiOn    gSTiliCLS--,  after submitting 'the report to the  Opposition for its approval, in order  to assure that it i_s;not for party purposes. y'V'  Your suggestion is certainly in the  public interest, and would supply a  long-felt want, especially in the upper  country; but in my opinion the report  would be of stii* ipore value if it included a short account of bills brought  before the house),bnt which failed to  pass, mentioning briefly and impartially the objectionsraised by -snesnbers  to their being ma*____ law.  The cost involved, need not be large,  as the government- could have a notice  put up in every p^stoffice in the province stating' thait; the-report would  only be sent to -j.iry electo_f provided  he oi* she made the request for same  in writing by ascertain date; this  would avoid waste-  As Hon. John Keen will shortly pay  Creston his annual visit prior to his  departure for "Victoria for the coming  session, and as this is not a. party matter, but for the obvious benefit of the  be over a couple of-dozen carcasses.  All told 141 licenses have been issued,  which does not include 21 free farmers  licenses, and a couple of free prospectors shooting certificates. Other licenses issued   are . five   hunting. and  _".WJ.*W>i__gf_ oni- ol-nroti   Inirr iromo /a\*������-*.-���������***.-,  -        .-������"-������_,-   -        ---      ���������o a -���������     . ' ��������� ���������  ing only) licenses.  Tkan^UiM*-/,^ 0xrxr~..\rx Hrxxxr. rx~. ~.xYxix r.  _b...    ^4X7J.xxXXJXLnJXy   XVrf^xXXXIlLllLJXXB. XXXI XXXAXAX*Xr  gatherings of  ail   sorts,   due   to   the  Spanish influenza, which has been in  effect in the Creston Valley since the  last week in o^ober, *s r*ow lifted,  and with the exception of dances the  old order of things can again be resumed. During the epidemic the Val-  lay suffered nine deaths directly and  indirectly due to the flu, which* made  itself manifest in almost fifty homes.  With the lifting of the flu ban comes  itxr.       rxftirxl.xZ        .. ~. xx rx.-xx-.rx.x. rxxx I        4-1-_-<-       Xtxrx  .uc   . v-xxx-rivxx     nuuuuu\.ciiicuu      Due-ir     ���������_.*-.__.  town schoc������i will re-open on Monday  morning and will continue In session  throughout the nsual Christmas vacation with the exception of Christmas  and New Years' days. The Easter  holiday period will also be abolished.  This order does not include the primary room, of course, which will not resume until the first Monday in January.. '   ...\ y  Postmaster Gibbs is taking an enforced vacation this Week. While  driving some cattle off his ranch on  Sunday evening in the dusk be collided rather forcibly with a strip of  flooring that he was weiiding to hasten the critters' departure, the timber  coming in contact with a  fence  post.  Principal Dewar of the public school  and son, Howard, left last week for  Calgary. Mr. Dewar will return in a  couple of weeks, bub it is expected the  son will remain in that city, where he  has secured a position.  -U ,1 -._.������������--������ 0-~m,-mt xLf xim.m-0 xr%,t~ 1T������_! ������������������������___* V������ _T������ !*���������***____.  been at Arrow Park since the latter  part of August, returned on Friday  last, and expect to spend 'the balance  of the winter here.  Miss Florence Babble, who has been  visiting with friends at Chinook, Montana, for the past three months, returned home on Saturday, and will'  likely remain here the balance of the  winter.        '  G.--.--3.   tlxrx   fi.7        lr.,.0       rx.xlxr-iArxA        ., 4r        <-l. ..  __r...-.__  -#.._.  xx���������      iich     ou_mucu     xtx>     xiiav,  capital Creston callers are as numerous as ever, particularly with the  Christmas shopping to look after.  Miss Aslang Andestad, who has been  at Burton City for several weeks past,  returned to her home here the latter  part of the week,  Fred Cbarron, who was at Canyon  City last winter, is now making Wynndel headquarters, blacksmithing for  Winlaw'-S. Sou at present.  people as a whole! I would suggest to  He landed against   it   with   consider-  our local* political   associations   thatj a*>le force, the blow being in thestom-  Ufi Brother** got in a ear oi l"in_ber  from Castlegar the- fore part of the  week, and are getting things in shape  to build a house to replace the one  destroyed by fire about a year ago.  Mrs. Rosendale und daughter, Add-  ie, are visitors with Cranbrook friends  f*,-t___ vjxruxxtr.  :.S?.l  ing grounds on Svu__������3h.j*, the story going fhal Hugh Taylor refused to' waste  ammunition bn_ what happened to be  a-9eer,.-.__*vt -which Hughi**-'"--wears h-e  Sirtfrnxxg*  Although freight traffic is inclined  to be light the fore pajr-t of the week  saw a_i small blockade of westbound  ears, and it was necessary to utilize  Creston for storage* for a couple of  days.  Rev. J. S. Mahood of Queens Bay,  who taken the monthly Anglican seryice here, was shaking hands with  friends on Monday. X. is now almost  two months since he has had church  at Sirdar, but expects to resume early  ih January.  Mrs. Sid McCabe was a Creston caller this week. She was doing  some Christmas shopping at the metropolis on Tuesday.  Eastboun'd passenger trains have  been running late in spots the last  two weeks, due to the prairie snow  cold weather.  The government call-, for lenders  to purchase the driftwood at the  mouth of the Kootenay River at the  Landing. They estimate there is 1001)  cords of cord wood in the lot.  Capt. Gogle of the tug Ondot with  barge in tow, headed tor tho Reclamation farm for a barge of hay. was  hung up at the Landing a couple of  days this week owing trouble on the  tug.  The McCabe bridge crew is ��������� expecting a shift any day to Yahk for bridge  work on the now lint; the C.P.R. is  building into the timber limita in that  section.  ent skating and the Saturday night  erowds on the pond indicate that Can-  -yon Cityisas populous iftseyer..  __>���������������_ Rnttedge,-the^^  Cra^bMl^ok >et.iV  '���������\fcT-s a Vwt&T"5J_S(-^  specting "the ; Company. 'stablest   He  reports very little snow in   that   part  of East Kootenay ns yet. V  W. C.    Cleave   of   McLeod,   Alta.,  who recently bought a place near the  Mclnnes ranch, has about   completed  a very commodious   tWQrStory   frame  residence on his property.  Up around the mill the take of venison this year is even better than last  season, Lou Faulkner has a couple to  the good and Messrs. Rhodes and  Bergen one each. We here that Matt  Clayton also bagged a nice one early  in the Month.  A very welcome before-Christmas  present would be about a foot of show  The Company has the caterpillar and  outfit of sleighs all ready for the haul,  as well as quite a number of teams.  Frank Putnam is another of those  wanting the sleighing. He has quite  a chunk of a tie contract with the C,  P.R., and will operate in the timber  hero the D. G. Lyon ranch.   ,  Canyon City is having a call this  week from a returned German war  veteran, in Pte. T. Rake, who arrived  on Friday for a holiday with his cousin, Fred Waylett. Pto. Ruke enlisted  at Winnipeg with the Fort Garry  ������������������horse, and has niauy inmreHtirig experience.- to".t*lntp of thi* big overseas  scrap.  School will nob re-opt n now until  afte.r the new year. The teacher has  very kindly consented to operate from  0 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the more advanced scholars in order to at least  partly makt* up for lost time.  f3.~-\7 fni-..- it tolpf.-*>Qnr__nHtt-es with re-  gard to it, and make- a strong request  to him to.put.il.*. before the house. In  his position;as.|_?jps^keri andVpi^bably  the oidest memhfir . o|:jihe hoiV^-, Vh-i  ?.4i-iC-Jmm\^  "' V^-G;,A^H_^  in-  acn ana mmcung pamtul internal  juries.  V Capt. Forester, ft������rmerly of Creston,  whohas been in chargepf the military  I. ^x._*4x,n. I " am_-|  &������t  Moadames Dennes, Aspey and  Cam  .'ik.'.ii ftiiy"������>_x-������ C-vm.imi    witii a   _*aii   on  Wedrifuday, looking after some  Yule*  t.iilf shopping, wo prt.Hinne.  Mi-h. Herb   Mtuwai t   of   Haskatoon,  ..    _ .     >._.������. ...  i-ianu,.  iiii'i-.u hi-; ii_i_,_,-iu'    |������ii-t,    .������������     .iiii  vvtxii-, .Oitl VVUI .i'.*-'uu    :iiOiii- liui-'   ->���������������������>  Mr. mid Mi-i.. Itobt. Mlcwmt,  Ihiildhig operation**   continue   dur-  The Grand Forks Doukhobor colony  1o������M 40 of lln .������u>n.h.M-M durinrr; tho   {>r.*  valence of flu last month.  West Kont-.iiuy has a now   chief   of  provincial    police,    He   is 'Con..table  Oaimuon of rriuu-*. Uupi'vt.    John Mc  Donald, tlui former chief, in traiiHferr-  twl from Nulson to lhc count.  l'Vn.i-. miiHii-H nvi> lookinp* for anoth-  or booHt. in their pay. The cost of living cntmni!-..lon.*-' li;.:. Mgurcd it out  that, it eon!,., tho  average   family Mill  Holly at Mawson Brothers.  Service will be resuini-df at the Presbyterian Church next Sunday at the  usual hours t f worship. Both the  morning and evening service will be  in keeping with the Christmas season.  The local selling agencies ��������� are busy  getting out their annual report of  commodities handled, and from some  advance infoimation it looks safe to  predict a Valley apple crop of at least  65,000 boxes. Last year the output of  these'wan just oyer 23.000 boxes.  4  Rev. W. O. Bunt. Methodist pastor,  still continues in a precarious condition, with little hope now held out for  recovery. A son and daughter have  arrived from Manitoba, and a second  son. who is in khaki, is expected from  Camp Borden at the end of the   week.  While public gatherings of any sort  are taboo the church ladies are having  their usual bazaars by the private sale  route. Christ Church Guild has already disposed of about $00 worth of  their bazaar articles, while the Presbyterian ladies' sale opened auspiciously on Wednesday afternoon.  Kamloops Sentinel: Rev. M. W.  Leew und wife were taken down with  iiiHut.ir/H after many days of hard  work in tho emergency hospital at  Trail. Some of these preacher** In  Britinh Columbia are all right and  have a real touch of sympathy and  human saciiflcein their make-up.  A. D. Pochin has just received   the  .....* ,)f y.������!)<���������������_.   .���������in.wM.,.i.!.utive  police^w-opk in Kootenay Ipr. tne past  ^^^^^_.!v^-^^Y-_Y^^Y:.Y^^.YYJi  Nalsot-  appoinfcmentY to. theV Doinirilmf VJper-*  manent police force "with jurisciiction  oyer the same territory.' There are a  number of federal statutes and regulations that in the past have not received due attention and in enforcing  these laws the new. police will busy  himself. ..-���������'_  Matt. Hagen i>_ again making headquarters at Cultns Creek, where he is  lending a baud with some tunnel work  doing oh aVhsirisn)- elaisn trail at   that-           , , . point.''''*-      '������������������'������������������;'Y "���������'��������� "���������'-'���������;;.^''-'.:--.--.���������'���������.=  .j^jciegBt^HiEUL.'-.*.:%rV*<^-|f_;-__._U.������^^^U'GtlS____^jL-__ij'-<)k1&'!--'   -;--*:--.-*-_i".."-.^/-. -":--t'Y-----">:-.-: YY-'   .    _Y_Y.':y.-'_Y. '  n^fis.?. jflst. -i^r^n^fcl^f ���������;^#: his ;VYW>n_iri<^ Is;^  about to averagewifh other  s-?_-_-������hj._ .  Mr. Stevens; employed'"'. by Winlaw -te;  At Trail the building permits for  October and November totalled $325���������  mostly for repairs and additions.  Kaslo has closed np its emergency  flu hospital and organized a corps of  volunteer nures to handle any cases  that may break out in priyaie homes  if help becomes necessary. Other patients will be looked after at the general hospital in that city.  "^YV;YYw^|^^gJ  .-_-   ti.__-K  i*eci������t-, wniit. i_i_*rpy W'iiiie  an������i  R. Uri have! eacb brought in one.  Penticton growei-s are losing sleep  these nights because the Varicouuei*  public market has onJy taken delivery  of three cars of a twenty-car i^rder of  apples���������and the nther seventeen cars  are ripening up over fast.  Rossland will defray its flu emergency hospital exjuvse by collecting $3 a  month from business auu prof.'ssl05.ii 1  men and $2 a month from ordinary  citizens until sudi time as enough has  been collected to pay all accounts. Between $2000 and $3000   are   required.  $5.������������ for $4.������2  ing the lino weather, Mr. Churchill be-   teen cent,., a day more to live than it  ing btmy with tboel-mtion   of  barn on )dn ranch here.  ..    new  Tiie open weather in .s\m> _iel|-iU|_;  out tho feed uituation a.f the atock is  nlilt rimiiuig oti U-*" iiaui.    tuiriug in<-  ������*.old iimnt the for." j.rtrt- mT   tlu  i.tei-til'.'i ll.Mitl,  _*������n*'.   -.'ijjii.il.i,    .������i������.������  ik.v .**._.-I_ lout an  nii.o.nl.    They  ���������liil three loolitht. ago.  Owing to si ..lu-rluK" of help   lt������   mi*  loud nii'ii of ore the Trail ..melter   vvui.  op again.it an expenae of   about   {RfiOO  ii nay on   oeiiiutiai-e   eiiavgci.   ourioj^  mouth | the tlvi epld'-mic, and elaiimi Hi;   total  Ur-ii-i _o...i u__ thi:. ._������v...i_il   i.'i.i.   al.iHK'it  "''75.-  wao    -HOo,  ��������� *.   ������������������* *-_<_*��������� kr.   ^  I  ��������� ���������_ I'l*\m~~~ \ti  of tlu1. I_r.t-.-ih C'olur.ibla Nuv:::-ric:; 0f>.,  Ltd., replacing the late Andy Miller,  who had the position for a number of  year.-. Thin is a reliable firm and  pat-Men .���������nn.eniplathip; buying anything in their lino ahould coiiHult Mr.  Pochin before placing an order.  Only routine hu-.iu.-K..���������and little of  that���������ocuupieil the attention ol lh<.  Hr'hool truHtees at their Deeiunber  me<!lIng on Monday ni|Jtht. N<*w ihe  On ban in lifted regular henslokiK will  be rt'ouiiied utarting Monday iiiorui._.g.  Hiiperior achool Hcholara in draft.) of  half a dozen have been getting a limited iimnmttof iin-truction for the paat  lull .1(1 VH.  The i.eer Hhooting hchhoo ended on !  j-HomI*) ���������,*, TiiiM yi'iir iii-* i|iiniii i i *.' of i  yenhion taken in ther.e |.arta   will   rot j  I   I  ^__t_>J_l V HL-r)  War-Savings  U     ���������_! '+m01:im~~-tr*.m -M ���������    ^0'0000'     *0-~-  As Ghristmas Gifts  RUY a War-Savings Stamp for $4.00 and  w.,rr_r.._ aflRx it to space No. 1 of the Certificate  that will be given you. Fill in the  ..ameof the one to whom you wish to make this Chri_.t-  ma_ Gift���������the most dcgirnblc of Gifts, for it may well  mark the comr.icncernent of liabits of Thrht, the  stepping atone to Success.  Jt 1I*C   "0������CJI llXJ_.������L_.k������ -Ki  In offering your p.ift you could any, "If you invest  your -mvinKo regularly in War-Snvinus Stamps, you  will noon fill this. ccrtific_.te, which becomen Ouiada's  pledge to pay you $.._) on the fimt day of 1_J,4."  "Witli every 2~ centa you uavc you can buy n THRIFT  Stamp, 16 of which on a Thrift Card will t>o exchanged  for a W.-S. S."  "  "I--.    ...rr..-. -, ������  ���������* ..no  savings; a.-irf a .w-i.njt tnceniit* to  every day cc.yr.jrny."  SIR THOMAS WHITB  A'/i/ii.Utf oj Finance  _���������-____ SAI.I: A'!'  ~S..-rtx~r'.0;<1;r X\;.t Cr...--. *.:;.-.������:-..-.-.���������*  Wh*_r������ver tli������ V/.-Ti ._ ������.���������.**������������������ l_'-i.:;pT_cnr<L  i u."ii'i_xioMJt-������__tt.  ( l-l * ..'..    rt.r,*_-*_._irr,.__W������i,_._.  l������_il.  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'JjJJt^jH-^-TIi fr"*  :'>-_x.^-.j^_!S!3_f',e;-t_:-1  ������ii'.#������#^-_-.b^ __������  THE  jmESTOlT;  s ._r___fi*i_rr_n_    _s -f^r-*.^**'*'���������*������������������   "**������   _r*a_r������ * _nr m_rt_   _**__���������������?���������__������������������_-  IJ NIKS AJKIIKN SKfc JjfcAS 10 OUK  ____S*5^ ���������%_?���������______._}__? .���������   __. ___*������_rSifi5!_"a__"E������_*?      ������__������__!    ~JL~-VL ______!������      ___%**      ^Vs-ram  GREAT INDfAN EMPIRE WILL BE SECOND CANADA  UUOiaVCU    _L_������������_.-I^*������   Britain, Not Satisfied With "What She lias Done for India, is Ksrd  At Work Upon the Difficult Problem of Giving the People a  Greater Measure of Self-Government  ._������  o������������������������������������ ���������������������������  Forced Labor Is Applied iyiore __vut_i-  lessly Than Ever  From a letter of protest addressed  lately by thc Belgian deputies nnd  senator's to the German governor-  general in Belgium it appears that  forced labor is applied more ruthlessly than ever to thc civil .population. 5  "Thousands of men in the pro- J  ���������vinces of Flanders, Hainaut, and Luxemburg have been torn from their  homes    and    deported    to   Northern  . i-nrriv-nr __* rctiyi-i*. tis&t ___ wt-tnw a %. '.'-nffnTHMCi  IMUULLCRl riRAfltlAL KfilUIUia  m  Great Britain is hard at work, in  spite of her gigantic war operations,  upon the difficult problem of giving  India a greater measure of self-government.  There are 315,000,000 people concerned, more than three times thc  population of the United State?,  nearly forty times over the population  of Canada.  Great feudal lords, under thc suzerainty of .Britain have well established  rights there. The caste system is  dead against the idea of the equality  of men on election day, which our  democracy teaches. Only a small  proportion are Christian, and care  much for what we mean by modern  civilization.  Instead of olden ^ time intcr-tribal  war, which was< incessant; widow-  burning as a religious rite; girl-baby  sacrificing as a recognized thing;  drowning the aged in sacred rivers  ss a filial duty; robbery as a fine  art to be encouraged in the public  welfare, Britain has brought peace,  mercy, justice, quietude to India.  And the Indians arc grateful and  satisfied, as was speedily shown at  the outbreak of war, when such a  prodigal outlay of men, money and  ancient treasure was laid at thc foot  of the empire's throne, as even that  _Nr>..1n_-. -i-     _-������_->,������������������������������-_ ������-������-���������������������     lio/l     ���������_-__-_-.-_-_.*���������������������������     _rlf>__*o Til f-     /". T  WJhJI..__*_-,__-_ l.      VUtlll -i. Jf       A1CVVJ.     IX\~\\~I        V*. X *_-<-*.*.*.* ir     w*  before.  Britain is not satisfied with what  she has done for .India, however. She  wants her great eastern empire to  enjoy all the blessings modernity has  Drought to western nations.  The Right Honorable Edwin  Samuel Montagu, secretary of state  for India in the British cabinet, has  great plans for India's future. And  for his model state he looks across  seas to our own Dominion.  "Look at Canada," hc says. "Th������a*e  you see the fulfilment of the purposes  of our empire. The fact that the  people in Canada arc subjects of the  King is a source of inspiration to  them, and not a handicap on their  freedom. Their loyalty, and self-  sacrifice in this war prove bej-ond  question that they have been and  arc satisfied with their relationship  to the British empire.  "Wc believe that a similar result  can be achieved in India, and that  in spite of differences in race. Indians and Europeans can and will cooperate with each other in the great  .VOfiC   i*i2.t   _i���������3    OCTOrc   thcilt   in    i-lulS.  We recognize that the difficulties are  enormous, for no person can say reasonably that India is yet ready for  the measure of self-government existing now in Canada.  "In India there are still, unfortunately, nearly 300,000,000 people who  ���������-an neither read nor write. There  are differences in religion and caste  .ehich make common action on national lines difficult, and prejudices  must bo. overcome before India can  attain to the full status of nationhood.  "Still, experience has shown that  with the spread of education prejudice*-; disappear, ami religions cleavage becomes less potent, aud the  n.oro thi*" process continues the  sooner will India achieve the spirit of  ���������unity   that     characterizes   the      if rent  ���������self-governing dominions."  No  greater    con_*.lin.rr_t   has      r.ve.r  1..-'*ti   {._���������.:<!   ���������.,���������."   our   en;: n try's     i^ivcni-  m.i'tal   tysf-m,     and      social     status,  ��������� I.-.:- to si-t it. before the eyes of the  \v._-rl..., .'4: some...hip: to be imitated in  )','- I'l.-ioniMiioii -ii iii-.- . ;t-,l -iii'ic*. of  V_.*__. 1������->-i -   .-.ml   r.-i-'-'s   v. He!'   make   up  ��������� .���������: r   .   i -'    i '. ���������_...::   ;<o:-.-.<"������������������ sioi.*..  Highlanders' Bombs  jt ranee,    to    a zone  xposed to hom-  T> _.������.__ 1--  Porridge I������lore  Fire  A wounded officer describes the  novel way in which a small party of  surprised Highlanders met an unex-  ������>cCi-C.i ci_c*ny _4_.t_-_c_'_.  - "The Germans got further into thc  trenches," he writes. "So far, indeed,  that they surprised a party of Highlanders in the peaceful occupation of  porridge-making for a section due for  night duty. The porridge-makers  had no time to seize weapons.- Instead thcy seized their precious pot  of porridge and flung it in the face  of the advancing foe. There were  yells of rage as thc scalding porridge fell among the soldiers of the  kaiser. One of the funniest sights  of thc whole war, I am told, was  to see a German officer trying to  look dignified before his men in a  uniform covered with porridge. The  method of repelling the attack was  novel, but effective. It was more  deadly than liquid fire, I fancy, for it  put an end to the attack in that  quarter.  "When we relieved thc Highland  porridge-makers wc found them in a  terrible funk, they didn't mind facing the worst attack the enemy could  make, but they were quaking at the  prospect of explaining to hungry  comrades what had happened to the ; give  porridge. I tried to console the man  with whom this brainy idea originated by telling him he ought to have  the Y.C. He would have none of my  consolation. 'That may be,' hc answered, 'but what aboot Wee Jock  *'s paritch? He'll hammer hell out  MOWING MACHINES SEEN AT WORK IN THE-OCEAN  The Harvest Thus Reaped is Mainly for War Purposes as the  Kelp Contains Valuable Materials Which-Can Be Obtaiaed  From It Just as Easily as From Minerals  -o  bardments and air raids," Many have  had no leave for 15 or 16 months.  The regime is so bad that the ma-  __' x ___ ..-! jority have died from exhaustion and  usm jL-iquui j privation or been sent to hospital invalided-for life.  Two hundred and. sixty-five young  boys from Mons (whose names, ages  and schools are quoted in a. list annexed to the letter) arc at present  unloading trucks in France, 10 miles  behind the front. These, all under  i iu, some scarcely -*.* or xS ycars ox  age, arc obliged to do the work of  strong laborers.  At one time 250 men over fifty  years of age were taken in the same  district. 'They remained locked up  ia cattle trucks without food for  twenty-four hours in bitter cold.  ���������ST! _*_ -.00.0-00  _t_i*U*W������u.d8  Bombed the Gun  _?_ora  French Papers  Print English Lessons  o' me when he comes back and finds  it's    a'    wasted  devils!'"  _oa     thcy     German  Resurrection of  Aw  fYIrl "Rfvmaii Prvr-f.  Original  Method  of  Drawing  Allies  Still Closer Together  For several days past the Matin  has been publishing prominently a  selection of the most common English words and a sentence in English with thc exact pronunciation.  The newspaper describes in English thc object of this innovation as  follows: "Five English words every  morning arc more useful than one  witty word."  The paper    apparently    wishes    to  S-t~>i**-       Vn <_���������..������!..       Iacco**    tP-v-er-u"  ___ *-*������������������ - ���������        r���������-o ��������� ��������� ���������        - ��������� ��������� ��������� -J���������    ���������,^-j  day to its readers, so that they may  be able, if occasion arises, to exchange remarks with English and  U. S. soldiers,,who are now seen on  every hand. It strikes one as a gracious  and  original   method  of  draw  One Private Swung    Balance  Failure to Success  ' At high noon, on the 26th of September, when the guns had done  their work, two divisions of the new  army left their trenches behind them  and walked up the slope towards  Thiepval. But this is not the tale of  what befell the two divisions. Itonly  concerns the valor of one private,  and how for his battalion it swung  the balance from possible failure to  sure success. His name was Edwards, and his battalion was the 12th  Middlesex.  The battalion had gone up through  thc straggling fruit trees, and picked  their way across the slashed entanglements into the German  trenches. There the leading waves  formed up, and went forward again  towards the second German line.  Suddenly from in front of them  came the menacing catter of a machine gun and a pitiless hail of bullets that forced them to the earth.  For a few moments they paused under that blasting fire. Then one of  the men rose from his place and ran  along the line, a strange figure with  mud-caked Clothes and face blackened by thc foul smoke of a bursting grenade. As he ran he shouted  at������the top of his voice for bombs.  At last beside a dead man he found  what he sought���������a bucket brimful*of  bombs.  Edwards snatched up the bucket  and ran, nothing else mattered to  him in the world now, but that deadly machine gun in front.  The    gun    was    now    forty yards  Another  to  Chapter      Is    Added  Ostia's  History  Ostia, the harbor of ancient Rome,  is once more, by decision of the Italian government, to become a port,  and    Rome    therefore    once  more a  ing still closer together the ties unit-            "     .. ��������� \. __   _.      ..���������__  i-    _i  ing France, Great Britain and the U. away,.now thirty���������and he still lived.  gX Stumbling  over the  broken    ground  ..  he flung bomb  after bomb  into  the  Red Cross Dogs  Wonderful Cleverness *of Man's. Best  Friend  A letter from a young Harvard  man in the United States ambulance  service in France gives an interesting glimpse of the wonderful cleverness of the war dogs.  Last ..evening,Yhe writes, a couple  of fellows came round to see us,  bringing with them two  of the fam  r-��������� -*  a____.  neart oi the emplacement. And with  thc twelfth bomb came silence. Then  he turned and came back to his comrades and told them what he had  done.  So the battalion rose  ed on again towards the second German line, and when they passed the  emplacement they saw in it three  Germans lying dead beside a scarred  machine gun. ..-.,.-.  That evening the    British  soldiers  took thc crest of the ridge, and be-  ._ j hind, them,    a    red    smear upon the  maritime city. To the harbor at Os- _    __  tia, when Rome was mistress of the  ous Red Cross dogs.    Wc were anx- ,     hillside   lav the imnren-  world.   came     thc     corn  from   Sicilvjious to sec them work, and so I ran  chalk ot thc niHside,. lay tne imprcg  and  Sardinia,  which,  after Tibet  silt  off and hid in , some ��������� bushes.  and national indolence had let Ostia  perish, was stored at Portus, the  rival harbor, which also afterward  fell into desuetude. It was the seizure of Rome's granary which enabled Alaric to impose his will on  the Eternal City. Ostia began its  ovist cure in 640 13. C. and she seems  about to add another chapter to her  history.  Mustard Gas is Filling-  Lying down, I placed my cap under me so that the dog could not find  it. They sent one of the dogs out  to find me. ^H.c finally discovered  mc; and as he was unable to find  my cap, he put his nose in my pocket and pulled out my handkerchief,  which hc took back. A few minutes  later he led his owner to thc place  where I lay.  They told us that this dog saved  one hundred and fifty lives in one  day during the battle of the  Marne.  Science taught us some years ago  that there were wide but definite  pastures in the sea, where the fish  roam in herds and fatten themselves.  Now the economies the war -____-.  forced upon the world have led to  the discovery that there are also  meadows to be mown and harvested  with excellent financial returns for  the farmers of the deep.  Out on the Pacific coast, southot  the Canadian line, the Dig mowing  machines may be encountered frequently; ugiy_. big, grim grey things  they have often been mistaken ior  naval affairs, miniature destroyers,  mine layers, or even for submarine*-..  Alongside, or behind them are the  blades of the machines, cutting away  the tops of the sea herbage jas they  slowly pas6 along, from a hundred  yards or so to about half a mile or  so from the above.  . The kelp grows quickly as all fishermen and shore dwellers know, and  the big meadows may be cut every  three months or so. Small coaster  vessels aud in-shorc fishermen are  not sorry to have the^ troublesome  weeds cut ��������� provided it is kept cut.  The top-cropping thickens and toughens the growth and spreads t he  beds, so that by the time the new top  reaches the surface it is almost impassible for ordinar}*- low-powered  motor, boats.  j.i is iO_r war purposes i_3ain*y *_nc  harvest o������ the ocean is reaped. Great  Britain found out long ago that the  kelp contained valuable materials  which could be obtained from it just  as easily as from minerals, Saxon  potash mines and land grown vegetation, supplies of which were running short under the strain of the  war upon all sorts of explosives.  After the kelp has been cut it is  chopped and transferred to barge*,  dumped into enormous wooden vats,  mixed with water and left to ferment  for ten or fifteen days. By stsbdsg  thc liquid with lime and other reagents and taking away the products of crystallization one by one,  war arsenals are stocked and titanic  explosive forces made ready against  the foe.  The most valuable chemical obtained is acetone. To be sure of having, enough of it one large powder  company spent $5,000,000 for a factory near San Diego, Cal. This company had a contract to supply  smokeless powder, to the Briv'sh gov-  naDie iortrcss oi  . --*������_: i  Food Production in- Great Britain  \'..r.    th.-*'   ..<-'),(''..>  ',���������.���������<���������>���������'!( :i   .ire.  now  I., .._'<,' ������������������>;.���������   . !,���������   ,r.*Y: in  ( ir. n.i   I'ritain,  Fumes Remain as Long as Seventy-  two  Hours  A "gas"''officer   has been lellingof  thc extraordinary developments which  have taken place in  the use    of gas.  "Mustard" u'as has practically ousted  all other forms, and, under favorable  conditions, thc atmosphere in the area  in which "mustard" shells explode remains vitiated for as long as seventy-  two hour-..   The  Germans havo    two  kinds  of "mustard"  gas,    and    when  they are about to attack, they wait for  the   fumes     of     their       "seventy-two  hour"  shells  to clear away,  and precede   the  advance  of    their    infantry  with   a barrage, of volatile,  "mustard"  \i\\"., the effects of which are dissipated in about an hour.  Great French Ace  Has Novel Methods  tttjbtu  Always First  vi~r  because of  Hi  m  trr  ...*  'tf^^^^xx  11/  ���������f   mummrn r# ������������������������������.���������'__���������i ;._.;" ,:.:-Z2-f  v  liw_*_H-wCViwmrtst-^-Vm-'-tWa/l  -.W-y-r'**-  I  I  '#  1  {LxwfmWx-tmf   *tt_!__t____  \0-Wr>rW^Mm   ^������J__a,  CleatisinjE*   po-wer  m every grain  -Superior quality  assuring economy  -Absence ol Caustics. AcldHf AiU-M  ������__��������� Ammonia  ���������No rou.gficni'ntf -nr  reddening ol the  fiftndft  Capt. Maddon Lures Boche Plane to  Some Enemy Drome  With forty-one official victories to  his credit, which in thc French service signifies that he has brought  down probably double that number,  Capt. Maddon, thc second French  ace, is reputed to have the most unique tactics, and for adroit manoeuvring is said to be second only to ilie  first French  ace,  Rene  Fond..  Maddon haf? formed the habit of  taking occasional holidays far over  thc German lines. His particular  hobby is to settle near some enemy  airdrome, to play around it for :i  time until he has aroused his hoelie  adversaries. Thcy start after him,  thinking that hc lias been brought  there hy engine trouble, and just at  tin* moment when tlu-y are ready to  pounce upon liini he. showers llieni  with a load of incendiary bullets  from his machine gtin.s.  This method has succeeded again  and again in forcing boche aviators  down, either willingly or hy force oi  gravitation, 'ft is said that his record  of forty-one, vie.lone.*, was made possible largely by these,  luetics.  British or German Jewellery  ��������� ���������' ���������i -__*��������������������������� ���������  Industry Is One of Great Magnitude  in England  Thc war has played havoc with  English jewellers, for, besides the  lessening of sales, many men in the  jewellery and allied^ industries have  been called to service. As a manufacturing centre, Great Britain has  remarkable advantages in peace  times, due to thc unlimited sources  of supply, and it is necessary to keep  the German made goods., out of Kng-  land. The raw materials requisite to  keep thc industry going, precious  metals and precious stones, arc-  mostly drawn from the overseas Dominions and India, thc latter country  having huge resources and many yet  undeveloped, which in the future will  be a huge source of revenue.  Thc extent of thc industry may be  gathered from thc fact that in Birmingham alone, some 60,000 people  were employed, whilst thc Birmingham assay office had through its  hands, during one return of a prewar year, the stupendous number of  12)4 millions of articles of thc total  weights of nearly 400,000 ounces of  gold and four and a quarter million  ounces of silver. These figures J'or  diki centre show the magnitude of  the. industry where, not only must the  home demands in thc future be mot,  but where an ever constant demand  from the. overseas Dominions will  have lo be. considered on llic broad  basis  of  trade,  reciprocation.  Glucose is Recommended  Glucose  of  Cm  i^rrmfrWmnmW.JmmWtmtfUry^rn:^:!'''  'I'll!  ���������oi.  1T~ 1.  ��������������� x *.*-'���������"���������  Next to saving th'- harvest the  most urgent food s'ervii.e at the present momenl i.s to save sugar and the.  food board appeal** to every loyal  -"anrifli.'Hi lo do rveivthiiit*. lo in-  t-ourage similar conservation by others. This is absolutely necessary in  order thai our available supply of  .���������u*..',;u   In    ,,tn hind     until     the     new  cquilahb  ,-,t i������ tela d     until  ��������� ������ii  distributed,  "< ������h,  l-upp-,  II'  h.i  Efficiency  libv!     lust  look ;il what  ,i"  !,���������  Ihe  Prevents    Fermentation  Fruit  H  you. hick  sugar  for    preserving,  try  glucose.     Glucose   prevents     fcr-  i-    i-     ��������� ��������� ������ ,   1 -.-,:....  mr li i.i i ion    oi     11 iiii    .um    i i v-iiiiii/.iMiini  of the syrup in jams and jellies  which sonic limes occurs on the. top.  Glucose can be bought In all grocery  stores in thc form of syrup, put up  in cans under differ net names, or  you can buy glucos*: live pounds ul  a jinie and make thi*. syrup at home,  adding 10 pounds of sugar and 3  quarts   of  water   lo   each   !.   pound.,   of  [ernment. It was one of the largest  contracts ever awarded in the United  States and carried the condition that  i.n no circumstances was the powder  company to compete against the  British war office for acetone. To  make smokeless powder without acetone would be worse than bricks  without straw.  Thc base of all smokeless powder  is some form of guncotton. -Gun-  cotton by itself is loose in texture,  and for propellant purposes it explodes too quickly. To retard its  action guncotton must be more or  less condensed, which is accomplished by partly dissolving it. Acetone,  which has usually been made by the  destructive distillation of wood, in  the host solvent.  Then there is potash. Ever since  llJ14 we have been hearing about efforts to find potash to replace thc  German product which used to be  sold so cheaply that competition was  stilled.  Thc potash mines of Saxony probably represent dried out deposits of  sea water. So that no one need  wonder that potash exists in kelp.  Even in Colonial days seaweed was  bucnod for lye. Out of the sour vats  on thc Pacific coast, comes us a byproduct a high grade potash invaluable in thc making of; black powder.  Next, acetate of lime, of which the  military power requires all it can get,  since from it can be derived the cellulose acetate.    Thus  the  solution of  cellulose,    or    cotton,  which   is  used  for tightening up lhc wings of acro-  ppinet* ��������� "doping," the workmen call  il���������comes  into   thc   shops   of   aircraft  production boards by thc kelp route.  And then kelp yields medicines for  the wounds and jars of war.   Out of  the    -acidulated    liquor  in   which   thc  seaweed    is    .-.teeped    comes various  acids,    including valeric,  which is used lo quieten the nerves of shell shock  victims. The  chemical is the  equivalent  of the  active principle  of    that  i'uuii   nm   f.c-,'iiiiiiin      MMiiimi!.      herb,  j valerian.  | And iodine, so much used as an  antiseptic dressing and as a counter-  irritant in acute inflammations, in  also obtained ns our readers w.-11  know, from thc kelp.  All  who  love  the  sea  are  familiar  with the kelp, which  is* found on all  niinule.;  .-.crvii'r;  ".r*  lhc  purposi*  ,- r   I.,,:*:,,,-.,   tr  syrup   is   ready  for  r.-..,.  prc-  .11)*.'   to  Ilu:   room!  il    .', mim! . r fill,   mamma .  I:,mi   live   nun ut i !.!*"���������     I al i  A i  \ ./  M  II  \??0  Englinl- Fu.li Catch Affected  F.iq-lish lish production has hern  -.eriou.'ly handicapped by the divr--  ,iun ni' li'.iidii':, to v.ar .veil.. I'lans  ���������irfi imiv under ei inYileral inn to in-  | crease (he export ni dried fish from  ( '-iiiad.i    lo    I .'.li -,p -.  Can:ul;:;n cc,....t:.. T!;_*. \;c"d ;;t*.chf)r*.  i' '.'-���������" bv -. .''.v.'.-tir.r !'-*-.1';-,i -!..(-'.  clings to a rock at the bottom of thc  surge .ind. Keep,.; jt.;elf floating by a  bhiddcrlilcc attachment which buoy.*,  up thc leave';,, often six feet long..  Wc may yet come, lo be thankful  for lhc diucrgcncy which taught u������  tin' vahu* of the sea-nuadow", for  il bids fair lo givi: Us a new set of  ' iiulti',tries, and also a new r.i.:'', of  farmer!' -   tlie   fanners   of   Ihe   : c;i, THE  CBESTOi-C  BEYIEW  e  ii  Issued every Friday at Creston,  Subscription : $2 a year in adv.  92.60 to U.%3. points.  C. P. Hayes, Editor and Owner  B.C.  vance;  rj  RESTON,  t *__"_������"_r% *_T**rv   *  "������r_r        ���������****. T. _f**S      Ctf\  j.. j-._n.xj_-_.__x,  xj&U. 20  StfemB-m __-__"__*_������-f__f _-__?___s__Hi_-_Kg*'������_P  ���������������_i*_m_j_'  -w-avarar  avWHewUr  With the flu knocking everything  galley west in the Mature of public  gatherings, and the war coming to  an unexpectedly sudden conclusion,  it is to bo feared the army of women workers, who have*done yoeman  service in Red Cross aotiyities are  -_._-.   -....-.&  io   got.  *���������   * ������_  _it_u_o  -....- ...  -\-r-~  -UO    l_ll|J10_(lluu     viiurv  there is little, if any, need to "carry  ."  ���������on" further the excellent effort of  the past four years.  If this notion has eot a strip on  any of the ladies who have made  this war effort quite a conspicuous  success in the Creston Valley it is  to be hoped it will be promptly  forgotten. Advices are ihat the  help the Red Cross has so magnificently rendered will be as urgently  needed for many months to come  yet.  "there are still thousands of Canadian troops to be cared for in the  overseas hospitals, and so long as  troops are kept in Europe there  wiii still be a call for supplies.  With the transfer of the wounded  to Canada there will be much hos-  -pital work to care for in this country, while with   the  return of the  ���������������������������.���������.ff.-a r-rxr-rx    A-rx      ���������-^I ��������� l UI-.     J-l _._.    jC_-_-���������-   tciUficeo    _,���������>    iBiili:t!x.jfi.._i   .���������___���������'__:������������������-   it_-i iiiSi'  homes and lands devastated by the  Hun in his advanco and retreat  adross France and Belgium doubtless the Red Cross can and a new  and  sure-to-be-appreciated avenue  of ������_-_t'Vltv.  The  societv's  line o-5 w*>**l������- mn-v  ^  **^C ^~-^~-^~i ^-*4 **J       ^m mmm\*\~l mm. __, 90    __i>4-   ������������ mmmmrm    ~  have to be altered somewhat, but  the call for its help will be as urgent as ever, and the ladies are  everywhere being appealed to to be  up and. doing on a scale that at  least equals their war-time effort.  Another Poet  While the Valley has never lacked a genius or two who could do  * _.* X '        __. 11 * *  j-i5t-i.C������    uO    S*./___t_*    lOuSa    OCO&SiOi.    "Ill  the physician who analyzes and treats  the ailment as Bright's disease when  we find he suffers from heart disease.  Let us impress upon the minds of  these eminent men that a Nation is an  organie body, just as the individual  human being, and the nation must be  subjected to the same constructive  laws as these which govern the growth and well-beine- nf its im't&  If the fact is not realized as a first  condition in their deliberations they  have side-stepped from the road - that  leads to the desired goal, and future  wars, with their increased horrors,  will be unavoidable.  We all know that the human being  is a product from the supreme universal laws of creation, and that our men  of science have mastered the knowledge of most of those laws, their combination and application in construction of an organic body. . ���������  Next we know that a Nation is a  product from the human bruin constructed entirely of human units within the border of the nation.  As our men of science know to a  nicety the laws and designs applied by  nature in the construction of a healthy  human being, they haye the designs and framework of the laws that  also must be applied for the construction of a healthy, progressive  nation, as by logical reasoning they  will realize that a Nation constructed  entirely of organic human units must  be subjected to the same laws and  designs as those which are-^o essential  to these units. - ^**-*>  Now let us proceed along the same  logical reasoning and ask ourselves.  What organs in our own body do we  consider most essential? *We all would  answer the heart, to which must be  added the blood and the heart's functions to distribute this blood to all  parts of the body.  Now ws ?_sk ^?Vh_it- f__ the corres=  ponding organ in the organic body of  Nation, that takes the place of heart  and blood as in the human being? No  one- will hesitate to answer, Nation's  medium of exchange constitutes Nation's blood, and our banking institutions Nation's he-ert and its functions  to distribute this medium of exchange  out amongst the human units.  .In looking further we find that the  heart of a human being is located inside of the human body, and connected with arteries and veins that serve  to distribute the blood, which has- its  productive base 'on the nourishment  consumed by the hody.  In looking for the correspoi.ding  location of the heart in our Nation and  the base for production and supply of  their medium of exchange, we find  that the Nations, so far, have been  constructed without.a heart of their  own, and the base supply for. their  :_.cd;>.:__ of exchange does uot re_������b on,  lOtttliN Ute  With the war over, the flu a thing of the past, and food control regu-  - ��������� ^ /l        ������ m. *���������      *_.       1 1      T_ ���������     *���������* S^m- ���������  lations relaxed, surely tnis snouia oe an oia-ome unnsLmas.  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  eat we caii attention to a few lines in our thoroughly complete stock���������  Cold Bar Raisins,    Sunmaid Sultanas,    Australian Currants  Citron, Orange and Lemon Peel.     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.  General  al blood in our Nations, with the consequent outbreak of all kinds of loathsome diseases. Herein we shall find  the fundamental for the prevailing ailments of all Nations, the cure for  which will appear in another issue.  40 of 220 Penticton citizens who   fig- I    Although the sleighing is good   and  ured in   the overseas   fighting  haye   plenty of timber about the town Gold-  been killed in action  ported wounded.  and  39   are   re-  en reports a decided shortage   of   dry  stove wood.  The first week in December saw  Golden blessed with a snowfall of  28 inches. One day it averaged an  inch an hour for about half a day.  'x'iiis __.&& oeen a pooz nnn-iing season in the Kaslo country and the experts are blaming it on the increasing  numbers of cougar   that   swarm   the  U;il_-     :~x     X\-���������X    ���������...,������.     __-!   4-1 ���������WrxrxXr-x.    - ~f  UlllS   ������__    tlllC-ll   JIOlV XIX   _rU<G JX������--ilrClltvy.  For coming back from Victoria to  heip out during the fin epidemic the  Cranbrook city cbuncii has given Hon  Dr. King a hearty yote of appreciation on behalf of the citizens generally���������including the Cranbrook Herald  poetic fashion, to Ray nothing of J.  A. Lidgate with his knack of handling both local and economic affairs  in decidedly pungent and readable  verse, further literary -fame has  eome the Valley'., way through the  medium o_l Sapper Bill Truscott,  who does his bit along national  patriotic lines, and whose affoi-t,  sung to the tune of the national  anthem, scored a decided hit when  given at a concert at Brookville  Ontario, where the corps of engineers Bill joined up with, was waiting for overseas transport when  the armstice was signed. Here's  his production :  God Bave our sisters dear.  Guard them from evory fear,  God save thorn all.  Comrades to us they bo.  On batth.fiold or pea.  For truth, right and liberty,  God flavo them all.  The occasion that prompted tho  muse was the torpedoing of tho  Rod Cross hospital ship Llandovery  Oaatlo by tho XIuus last July. A.i  a companion vvrse to "God Save  our Splendid Men" Bill has cer-  tui--!;/ produce.' r.o-.-o-.._..;_,' thiit  does uot flu Her by comparison at all.  or have its origin based on the Nations' resources���������from which commodities are extracted���������but on a piece of  gold.  Here is a hellish, wilful violation of  nature's laws by the first constructors  of Nations, as each Nation has been  constructed with the heart function  located and operated by individual human units outside of its body, and the  Nation's blood is* supplied not only by  independent human units claiming alliance lo its own body, but by independent human units allied to other Nut-  ions.  As we have been subjected to this  mode of construction and operation of  our Nations for thousand of generations, we have become so inbred, saturated and accustomed to this, system  that it requires a terriblo jolt to shake  us from our lethargy and bring us to  ourselves. Has this last war accomplished this, or will it take anotber-  with increased inventions for destruction?  What would you think ot the architecture of our creator if ho had <_.._.-  Htruuted each of uh with two or three  K-.pcratc coi_.].ai-ln...i]t._. to _>-_������ carried  along outside our body? One in which  to store our heart,-another tho blood,  and a third our stomach, for instance.  Yet this is unquestionably the design  m.k. ny.i. .m������. upon v.-hi"!. al! Nations  are constructed up to the "present.  Can   we, uudi.r   thin   condition, expect anything but adulterated nation-  * SYNOPSIS  OP ���������*-  i-AND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  I'.nr-tf     /..-.If  ��������� M,* .   __4_7 -fl-tJT  .  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership   pre-emptions   abolished,  but parties at not more than four may  urrai ge for adjacent pre-emptions, with  joint residence, but each making: neces-  M  ^xx-\m-mmm  -m-\\ mmmt,  m~mmm-m-m     _-. _-          ,        . ������������������������������������������������������  ryxnen-y  The PROBLEM ^ ���������  By O. J. WIGEN "*%i JS&l .CM*-,  ������.-_ ....... -X   1 ��������� 4   ,.  r-T  \--*^%>*IWBr,i-l-|--������l-1  l_.it, iiu all   onli.i    io    ri-t---K-.ii.j__'   our -VaJTMil i'A jr^\  mental ray on  the   peraonell   ot  Huh ^jftgl^^^^^*?  .vorld'-. council that   in   now   a������Hemh-  ling, ml i nip; and   il-elihernLi.ig* rn uk lo  _k.-itii-.l. thrui    In    'i_.i-ly_.ki.Ki   ������li'������-. < t iii-i.  and finding the- root and real    eailHt- of      Hi-.tW.il NuiiUhh will It.- i.wiilvi-.! by (ho Minlii  IIUH nomine dii-.cn He. War,   Ihat,   peri- i ���������r" .lanVaVry _' iiiiWfoV U\-T\,i\7i'hi~l!i i.i' U.-oimo  odically hmik out.*, m om- .���������_. i_i_...._..i.. ' 2,M:,:tn ^..^r!^ ^U'."''^''!^"...!.;  with ���������.'V'e������--iiu'n'i*,-ih'K fury and   honor. ' Uati-tni ami . \>iii>i*w**.*il. umi ___,.ii..'l_ii_-ul _'.*i*l.  it ..... ...;i x..   ... ,\..      . *   i i     .i :        >*       iii"'V'1"*- I'ltlc,, on an anui nU.ualc.il on t_. Wit.  I!   we .-itl tn ������������������.__-���������.���������,���������'���������_ !*..������������������_'     Mil-     ..*���������.-    (i,������.j,i>,,i   __..���������,i ..���������.*.> O.Mi.ri.-i..  YIMBE-H SALE X 1G43  sary improvements on respective claims.*  Prc-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least 6 acres, before  receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less ihan 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be _rranted  intermediate certificate of improvement  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may bo Issued provided applicant makes  lmprovon*ent8 to extent of |800 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot bo obtained on thooo claima In  loss than 5 years, with Improvements of  510 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years,  Pre-emptor holding: Crown Grant may  record another pre-emption, If ho ro-  oulres land in conjunction with hie  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements mado and  rcHidonco maintained on Crown arrante***  ,ana' .. 0,  Unsurvoyod  areas,   not* exceeding   20  acres, may bo leased an homosltoa;  title to be obtainod after fulfilling residential and Improvement condition...  For grossing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 0.0 acres may bo leased  by one person or company.  PRE.EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACT.  The scope of this Act is enlarged, to  Include all persons joining and serving  with His Majesty'-. Forces. Tho timo  within which the heirs or <tovi)ioos of a  deceased pre-omptor may upply_ for  tltlo under this Act Is extended from  one year from tho death of such person,  af. formerly, until one year after tho  conclusion of tho present wur. Thin  privilege in also made rokroactivo.  TOUiMJl. rfi  PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ACT.  Provision Is mado for tho gran, to  nei'Monii boldlr.ft uncompleted Agreo-  muiits to I'urchatic from the Crown of  such proportion of tho land. If divisible,  un the imymiHit.. already made will  cover la proportion to tho nalu prlco of  liio i, liv.K: parcel. Tv.'O or mure _ici\_oi-.;i  holding such Agreomoiitn may group  their tnluroMtii and apply for a proportionate allotment Jointly. If It Is not.  considered advisable to divide ihe land  i...v,*ivil liv jui unjill.-aM'-ti f->:* .'. ;:i*0'_or  .lomii,. ti|Wm<������nt un nlloli-iHMtl or fund  ol tM*uiil valut* noKiclcu lroni uv<_lU__>-0  Crown Hinds In the locality may bo  made. These allotments are conditional  upon payment of all taxes due tho  Crown or to any municipality. The  rights of persons to whom the pur-  _.ha:'������-r from the Crown him _igreed to  M?ll ait: also iii'(-t-*ctt*d. Tlie ilcelsloii of  the Minister of l_nnd*i In rospnet to the  tKlJte-lini'iit of a pruportlonnte allotment  Is dual. The time for makliu. uppllca-  l'.���������ii !.���������:- Mi.'.r.'. :_ll-Jti:'.-.*.::*.:: '.:; M:i-.!t_.._ I..  tho 1st day of May, l'Jll*. Any application   made   after   tli':'   date   will   ruil    hn  LIMITED  THE CANADIAN BANK  "OF COMMERCE  /r^.jrA^ri\  S.R tDMUVD V/ALK-R. fy^^m sir JOHN A!***.0.G������ier.!/Y,r-^  C.V.O.. LL.D.  D.CL. Preside* \^^MI H. V F JONTSu A._*t. Geo'l .^i^r  Capital Haid Up4 15,000,000  J  lesc^ve Fund. . $_3,5oe.c*_,o  uk  The Safety Depoolt Boxes of this I  offer the desired security for valuable  papers and other effects. The charge is  very  moderate  for the   protection  thus  t~\ -f tV^ r-_rl *?��������� HI  ____n i   __���������������_._/ (. K.A'K^VJi*  i   G. BENNETT  ���������>_������  VTana^or Creston Hi-smcli  Transfer, Liverv and Feed Stables  Sleighs and ('utters.  'IV.ini Sleigl  is  Single and Double llnrness and Supplies  Several   Sets   ol'  Second-H.tiwl   Harness  I  j i    i  V/.'.M  T  .ini I  1 tr I  VV   .J������>ll  ������**  ndli:  ims������., VV4ir, is mn' 4.ivilr/.at_on, w������* shall !,|knJv(',>r y**u"  li*   *!" It**!'*-'*!*'-'.'*    to    .>������>t������I������'     ���������!.,. ,,)������������������)������...���������?\' ���������     K.'r.'i.���������  "���������  ...*   . .                      * '   * 'J \ V|.>i-r.r4������   ��������������� <  tlll.t    *������������'tll   ���������'���������?<'('.     ,%      *i������H������.mil������limt C������l.l>r>        nir -r,   /-                '  Villi     Ini    IlilllVVOll     llll  '���������-   ..:  ..."   :!...  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Ami  *ff!r'*1--.  r*^^*!I,     .      vyga. f*jj!SJ3 .1-0..     ���������������������_   tA-0~0ii)M xut  0^X000^0-^L~.{7 !Tl0~~f������/S-l       ������?i~       W      rK-W  mm-i -Ms*1 --W   ^4___^  ^mhmms*r im  Sinl  nr  A v  .���������#������  ^Hi^f-s.1^4 $&*% mm  y^\  ���������'y:.J  SvSfwsmwvm'WmjmMrW^ <*.  4*t^&&ii^0pr~-s*������j~^^   _____^_____^_n____2^^  WMWW-at- 'liwm *m#-i4im$WW*'<msm~W^  n-n-nm-ni" rmi.mnwi  tmmmmm������vmjm  l*mmmmM*.mnm1-mi  Smfmimm*0mmmdmmmmm  WmiWmlS-mWt  tmmmssfmvsrmm  ti iii.ikiuh i.w.r^aa-Wg-a Y'  ' .r  Conserve Your Money  Conserve Your Food  _ and a, tew Biscuits snake a good  lunch oh a hot day0  o~a%%W*������\? Bisopif  ���������Salted or -������lain  ^==^___   ���������In stuped "packagss only.    SS    ___*____!_^K^������1 *������&?..#. & B  MOBTH WEST BISCUIT GO. Limited  Edmonton    Regina    Calgary  Saskatoon        Vancouver  Canada Food Board License No. 13-482  W\%  ____-.!  Old Noyon  Hun Has Ruined    Historical    Town  JRuthlessly  After having been for months a  storm centre in this summer's hurricane of war, and after many months  of Hun possession, it is doubtful if  much that was fine above Noyon re-  mains un ruined or, at any rate, undamaged. And before the war the  little town, with its population of  about six tho'usand. possessed considerable that was fine, much that  was ancient and historically most interesting. For instance, the Hotel -de  Villa���������the town hall, as we would  call it��������� was a handsome edifice, built  during thc years from 1485 to 1523. It  was commenced before Columbus  crossed the Atlantic, and it was finished twelve years before Jacques  Cartier sailed up the  St. Lawrence.  The Cathedral, too, was a beautiful building in the Transition style of  the twelfth century. It is associated  with thc memory of a man whose  i>fcaching and writings have profoundly influenced thc religious convictions of millions of people.  It was in this okl town ol Noyon/  in Picardvj that- John Calvin was  born on July 10, 1509. His father  was procureur-fiscal of the district  ���������the solicitor for the revenue -department, a law officer of thc crown.  He was also secretary of the diocese.  His three sons were "bred ccclesias-  iscs* and the. reformer himself, while  stili only twelve years of age, was  appointed to a chaplaincy in the  Cathedral  church  of  Noyon."  Noyon is in thc department of Oise,  sixty-seven miles northeast of Paris  by rail.  It was the Noviodunum of Julius  Caesar's time, and in the Middle  Ages a residence of two famous  kings.���������Charlemagne and Hugo Capet.  Cold Feet In Germany  Generally Related to the Length    of  Their Neck*  The foot of a bird shares with ihe  wing the duties of locomotion. Birds  with highly developed wings have  poor feet. The swallow, an aerial  bird, is an example. The chimney-  swift has a tiny foot, but enormously  developed wings, and if placed on a  flat surface is unable to support itself. All- aquatic and terrestrial birds  have excellent developed feet. The  loon is so thoroiighly aquatic that it  cannot walk on land without the support of its breast and wings. The sea  snipe has a foot especially fitted for  swimming, and can be found a few  hundred miles off the Atlantic coast  in flocks of hundreds of thousands,  perfectly at home in the water.  The foot is generally related to.the  length of the neck. The flamingo  wades out into the water, and is able  to duck its head and secure its food  with the aid of its particularly constructed neck. In securing prey the  foot also plays an important part.  The great horned owl and the duck  hawk have-enormous grasping power  in their claw9. In our grouse or  partridge a horney, fringe-like growth  appears on the toes late in the fail,  serving as a sort of snow -shoe during  the winter, by which the bird is enabled to walk on the surface of the  snow. This growth is shed in the  spring.  n&stitnte ecoffiosny  Use only such foods  as contain the greatest amount of nourishment, with the least  possible waste. No food sr_.eeis' these  requirements    more    perfectly    than  **j-.,%-������'������  Good Price for Furs  SHIP US YOUR -STOCK  Fatherland Has No Leather or Substitute  The citizens of Berlin have been  officially warned that they must prepare to do without boots. The summer has passed its zenith. The chill  autumn days will soon be with lis.  Winter itself is not far off. and Berlin in winter Js a bleak and chilly  city. To wander along Unter den  Linden bootless on a real North German cold -day will be more than an  uncomfortable experience. The open  confession that the fatherland has no*-  leather and no leather substitutes is  proof sufficient of the effective result  of the blockade, and, too, of the. fact  that, unless she can secure overseas  supplies, Germany will be industrially  helpless after the wai  was  a time when   England was      so | --{,e -western world  well shod as today.    Here is  a dramatic demonstration of thc .meaning  of sea power.  Pain  Flees   Before   It.���������There    is  White Foxes Plentiful Along Arctic  Coast  Officers of the R. N. W. M. P. at  Herschell Island and Fort McPherson, report that white foxes were  plentiful along the coast last winter,  and large numbers of pelts have  been taken by the natives.  In the delta also a good catch of  fur is reported. In the vicinity of  Fort McPherson foxes and martcn  were the principal furs caught in any  quantity.  Competition by American traders  has enhanced the prices of furs.  Caribou haye been plentiful, thus pro-,  viding food for the natives.- Traders from Fort. Yukon and elsewhere  bought furs last winter^ for cash.  These   men   were   paying  big   prices  more virtue in a bottle of Dr. Tho*-  for peits ana a large quantity of fur  mas' lielectric Oil as a subduer ot  pain than in gallons of other medicine. The public know this and  there are few households throughout  the country where it cannot be  found. Thirty years of use has fam-  iliarized the people with it, and made  I here never  :_.  ,.   !,,.,,,.<_ v..-,.,*   ,.,������/.._-.������__   .v..-.-v..������*.-r-..h  .-.-      t_.     _-t_.  was taKen oy tiieni to United State-  territory.  /���������*..  GUARD BABY'S HEALTH  i___ii  uyif������i.-i_y-i%  The summer mo'nths are the most  dangerous to children. The complaints of that season, which are  cholera infantum, colic, diarrhoea  and dysentery, come ou so quickly  that often a little life is beyond aid  1-.". C _-. *- r.       *-t**-_r-i       ���������*-_-������ *x-_-t-������_r������������-       +'~\xr\..irm~-a        Jl/*_       15        ill  ____.-__,.-. ___-'*  \~.        _._-____,       _-_���������_��������� __i-_v_. __. -.   -. _.���������*-._ ���������___-- --Tr        -_.-        -~        ---.  The mother must be on her guard to  prevent these troubles, or if  German Efficiency Outwitted  One   That  Your Asthma, Too. The efficacy of  Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy  is not something that is merely to be  hoped for; it is to be expected. It  never fails to bring relief, and in your  own individual case it will do thc  same. So universal has been the success of this far-famed cure that every  one afflicted with this disease owes it  to   himself  to  trv  it.  The   Hun   Censor Could  Not See  So-called German efficiency finds  more than its equal in American ingenuity. When American prisoners,  who are placed in the various forts  throughout Germany, seek to write  relatives or friends in their native  country, their messages must undergo the rigid inspection of the efficient German censor, who often believes that he is permitting only  "good news" to pass through. Real  descriptions of the situation are effaced.  A son of a wealthy Philadelphian,  who has been captured recently, sent  Cheering Him Up  Sergeant Instructor (to Cadet)���������-  Na, ye'll no mak' an officer. But it's  just possible if the warr keeps on a  while an' ye prractise harrd���������verra  harrd���������we micht���������micht, mind ye���������  begin to hae a glimmer that ye'll  never ken the r-rudiments o' the  wurrk!���������Punch.  I LIFT YOUR CORNS I  I OFF WITH FINGERS;!  How   to  loosen  a tender com  or callus so it lifts out  without pain  come on suddenly to cure them.  No  other medicine is  of  such    aid     to  mothers  during    hot    weather as is t t             .  Baby's Own Tablets. They regulate j word home iuat cpuuitions on  the stomach and bowels and are absolutely safe.- Sold by all medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville. Ont.  *t,__  .   E.-1X.  White Corn Syrup for Canning  For home preserving the pure  white corn syrup gives the best rc-  sult*-*. The yellow or golden corn  syrup, with which many people are  ...mt'i.n- us used on the breakfast  t;-.'.*li'. iii.iy be e i'n ployed in preserving, "nut it has a distinctive flavor  .vui.-__ V'T-'V:������--s it less suitable* than  v.*'. ������*."���������   i-orn   syr'nv i'lio     fruit      jar  *.!���������.....���������_   \.c   nil.-.',   vi'-li     the     prepared  T_.������_t. follcs stet. en vour ������est here  after* wear shoes a size smaller if  you like, for corns will never again  send electric sparks ot pain through  you, according to this Cincinnati  authority.  Kc  says_ that _.  lew drops    of  Prompt   attention���������careful   feeding  ���������'quick  returns.       In    1917 -handled,  over  nine   million   dollars   for   stockmen."   Write  us.  WQOD,WEILLER & McCARTBY  Winnipeg or xirctrnonton  Counting Coins by Electricity  Much  labor is  saved  daily at  the  offices of the Detroit street railways  by automatic coin handling machines.  A bank of machines handles an average of 200,000 coins  each day.    The  machines are operated by    one-third  horse-power motors.    The  coins  are  placed  iu hoppers at  the  top,  in   all  denominations,    just    as    they come  from    the    fare    boxes    ou the cars.  Without  further    attention,  battered  and badly    worn pieces are     thro/vvn  out    and    the     remaining  coins  are  sorted into their    respective denominations..       These      are       accurately  counted     and    properly    wrapped in  rolls  of  any desired  amounts.    Thus  a   great  deal   of   time_   is   saved  and  thc clement of error is reduced to- a  minimum.  whole wera^very .satisfactory and dnjg caUcd freCzone, applied directly  American prisoners were being treat- upon a tender, aching cora, instantiy  ed well ��������� but that he would much relieves soreness, and soon the en-  rather be oack in* Laurei xiill. tire corn   root and a**     --ft--.    r*ght  The    young    mans  relatives werejouts  able to understand his meaning,    as   ' T������his drug dries at once and s-mply  T._aurel  Hii]  is  a.-    cemetery not    *���������--*������������������   -   - *="   -  from home.    Splendid treatment!  far I _.i__. i..  OLLXXY <���������_.__>  From the Wall Street Journal.  ;:_ v.  a: i ��������� I  -.lit.  il  en  *v-*r-'d     with   syrup  -i.-'d oil in tlie usual wav.  War Sharpened Hi*. Wits  7Y:..n11y   <ju*.t   off  train,    with  .'.ie--;-.''Y     M.-gg.i.c.*''.)   ���������   Cabby,  :-.:iicii   is  it   -i.ir  ini*  to   LaU'liiYnl  Cabby���������Two shillings,  -.iv.  ToinT'iy-- ftov   murli   i'ir    my  ('_ii.ii'. - - Ire.-,  -ir.  Tr .jii in Tal  ron-  how  bag-  Minard's Liniment Cures  Colds, etc.  W-m   ���������     ���������   fi       __  I ���������     ���������    _������������������_-_���������-__������������������-��������� ���������������������������  A good authority gives thc coal  _irr.\ of the world in square miles as  follows: United States, 192,000; British America, 18,000; Great Britain,  12,000; Spain. 4,000; France, 2,000;  Germany, 1,800; Belgium, 518; rest of  iMirope, 100,000; China, 2,000; Japan,  5,000. Coal is found in commercial  quantities in 27 of thc states aud territories of the United States and  . Alaska.  Enough for Two  Nora had been guilty of what was  considered an indiscretion, so the  mistress of the house had her on the  carpet. "If such a thing occurs again,  Nora," said the lady, "I shall have  to get another servant." Whereupon  Nora, with a grin;' responded: "I  wish you would, mum���������there's easily  enough work for two of us."  ���������   _...   r.0.sx..~   _..:*_._  uy    llim    ������__*_._.    \dx     .wiuii    r--_-_  surrounding  Corns and warts disappear when  treated with Holloway's Corn Cure  without leaving a scar.  Novel Target Employed by Gunners  In practicing aerial gunnery, cadets  at one of the flying schools direct  streams of bullets at an unusual  ground target while manouvering in  the upper atmosphere. It is a water  target of the shape and general size  of an aeroplane, and is built within  a limestone circle. The splashing of  the water 'indicates to the gunner  that he is hitting the mark.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Wood Substitute for Cotton  out even irritating the  tissue.  A small bottle of freezone obtained  at any drug store will cost very iittie  but yirill positively remove every  hard or soft corn of callus from one's  feet.  If your druggist hasn't stocked  this new drug yet, tell him to get a  small bottle of freezone for you from  his  wholesale drug house.  Trench Making in the Sandy Desert  Mr. W. T. Massey    writes in    his  book, "Desert Campaigns": "To make  a trench three feet wide you have to  open some fifteen feet of ground, put  in battens    with    canvas    backs and  anchor them,    and    then    refill    the  spaces behind    with    the    excavated  soil. . . . When the khamscen blew,  as it always, docs at intervals    froin  March to May, a whole    series     of  trenches would be found  completely  filled up in a night and the game of  shoveling had to begin afresh. Sometimes when  the wind was    carrying  with  it  so  much  of  the  desert  that  tlie sun was hidden by      the      dust  clouds, the temperature went up    to  115 and 120 degrees, one's  skin    became hot, lips cracked, and thc daily  scanty    allowance    of water did not  relieve parched throats for an hour."  The Sword is Sheathed  Modern   Devices    Have    Supplanted  Old Weapon  There is a curious kind of irony-in  .the fact that a weapon once so universal as the sword should now  have become hardly more than a metaphor. We speak, and wrrte, of ''victory by ihe sword," or of "a peace  imposed  by  the  sword,"  though   the  sword ie now -nor-, a decorative   ob-      ject lor parade functions than a piece |3|  of tempered steel for" killing purposes. _s  Shrapnel, high explosives, poison gasi g[  and the rest of the too ingenious  modern devilries have left^ the more  heroic weapon to rust in its sheath.  Yet it will probably never be supplanted as a metaphor because^ & is  picturesque, and has a bite in it  which no other word possesses. Certainly poets arc not likely to_substitute anything else    for    it.���������London  -i-*..-..      r-, _.:_.._.  l-*-._iy    V..IIIU111-.IV;.  Helpful Corporation  Pat���������This is the first time inny of  these corporations hev done mnything -  to binuefit the workingman.  Mike���������How is that, Pat?  Pat-���������It is this siven-cint fare. I hev  bin walkin' to and from mc work and  savin' tin cints, and now I kin save  fourteen cints."���������Boston Transcript.  Min_.id's  Liniment  Co.,  Limited.  Gentlemen,���������I.   have    used    MINARD'S  LINIMENT on    my    vessel  and in my family for years, and for  the  every  day ills  and accidents  of r]  life I consider it has no equal.  I  would not  start  on    a     voyage  without it if it cost a dollar a bottle.  CAPT. F. !*.. DESJARDIN.  Schr. "Stork.*,"  St.   Andre,  Kanionra-  ska.  JwMHik  'iii  with fcacii rurcnaic  I.u.l* Urni_ y''*- buy * _-������������������'��������������������������� '"lint [n(_rati.'(_ Toll-it Hid* or Vet-  luroe your ilru|_;Ki**������ w\\l yd'*t>  yrm, without ihai'ii*, * ���������������������������''���������'_.���������*  portrait oin worii_|-/������iii������i. _-.<..l<sn  |i.(.'(i-_'.. -kctr-**-.. -"-���������<-ti linn- you  |/n.  ..-���������   . 111f������. i-(_ r11   portr'-.lt   -<s    yrtu  .l.llUT    ,4 I Ol l-.'t-lll'll -<-I   J."I. 0 .  t\*\e  ���������/!������._r .Ir.'CM.-''.'  r .  i' .   if._jr_������i<  _.o injur*i how t-ltur ui'il coloifulyour  compli-j-i-.i. tnmy b������ u low minute*'  work or Mn hour in a hot kitchen will  l''i',j.   .i-Kiti  luc   Jii. i njniuliun   i.iiil   ui,.V-  the   etc In   r_-,_y and shin jr.    To   avoid  liiin liar.   IliK'UUli'* VdivColu -_���������(>__ VOIttlnM  ������"_���������:������������������_ ?���������*'>"..������������r. J1*** k* ll.r;-*' touch will  Muy on until w__n)-t._J oil.  Aud It ovei-  i.'it,, ��������� -    l,i.;    _..>li._    ��������� ii,i     nit,..,     u,i)   .,,.-  !,.:....'*.���������:���������,.-.a.   ���������;���������>!���������.  f.itframY Milkvv������_.(I Crouru U ������ lUluty  \\tmn*tm%\f,r, .hut I* cl**������ui*������ln������, --oft*M>-  IriK mid  ���������-lothiri'i.  t<> the i_-.Uc._t* tlcln  tla������'ii->. It iiUi. ������>������-_ mi ������Kclii_l'/r tlf-il*������ii *  tic   ,(,i_niiy   limn      .<>���������,_������   >���������_���������"   tlir.   liUhl   uiul  ������-T;l.������ll    III   ���������>  I,, i.',lll,.,l   <  1/I,,.U!/.I.    'i -��������� "   -l-C i.  -^������i.__������i-1 tl. A. ������r r.i. r it f,i ������'ul_t'o VOU V.'lll flud  a C-i������it>l������t(������ lln-n "I ingr-iiii ��������� ������(iu_i mn. m-  olui.l rttr -<r,.l������nt< fir the t<-������tli, .Vic. ������  fi  Of Great Advantage in Present Emergency |  A   paper   mill   at   Nccnah,   Wis.,   is  making a product which is likely to  prove of advantage  in    the    present  emergency.      It is a  substitute    for  absorbent cotton, made  from ground  wood.  It is  being   turned out  at  tin-  rate of three or four tons a day, and  advantages arc claimed for it, in the  fact    that    it can be applied directly  to open wound*., and also the cheapness  with  which  it can  be manufactured ii 11 ti Miiil, ii ap.ii-.u ,s iu  Ilu- iwiui  in which    cotton baiting    is    usually  |.iudu_i<l,    eM't-pt    tluit   the   ground  wood is spun or rolled out upon  the  mu.'hin.-s,     in   ilu*   form  of  sheets  of  ilie   I'liM-si   while,     of  K'-K'-'-.i-n1 t   thin*  no;-!-,    and ..������f   .nicli   lightness   in   pro ���������  porl i< mi   lu  its  bulk   thai   four   thous-  :.���������...!  |iii;:nd:-.  can be loaded in  the  or-  11 ��������� ii:<I-v   in-ii'lil   c:ir.   Layer  upon   layer  ni   iIum   *,lu i'i:-.  .ui-   ).l.u _'.u   un*.*   upon  ilu   i.tl'.i'i'.  ..inuil.Uiii].. very  i-lo:;<*ly  ihe  ai'.u'.u .nire   of   the   totlon   prodiul.  There !s more Cwtarcli in tlii-t Krr.Uon ol  the country than all otlic-r tlisca.;f������ nut to-  -..tlier, and lor years it was supposed to be  tu_:ur_.ulc. Doctors nrwcrJbed local re.nedle..  uiul by coiiutantly lailiii__; to cure with local  treatment, pronounced it incurable. Catarrh  is a local disease, cicatly influenced by con-  atittitional conditloni. und therefore require*  constiutional treatmcut. Hall'* Cutarrb  Cure, inat'-ifactiited by lr. J. Cheney & Co.,  i'u'icjti, Olilo. i*. __ i_i_,u*illlu'i.iuiiul remedy, in  taken internally nnd acts throtiflrh tho Blood  on the Mucous Surfuccs of llic T";- Lent. One  Ilundred Dollar* reward i������ offered for uny  ia_e tluit ll-ill'-. C_ilai-.li Cure fails to cm..  Send tor circular" und testimonials.  V. J.   CIU5N11Y  &  CO.,  Toledo.  Ohio.  Sold bv Druem-i-tH,  75c  11������U'_   lYi.ul.    fills   lor   c-onuij'-'tiO"-.  Chicken Raising  "How much is them chiclteits?." asked thc housekeeper of the farmer who  was marketing his surplus fowls.  "Dollar ten, Miss."  "Did you raise them yourself?"  "Yes,'Miss, Ihcy was 95 ecu Is  yesterday."  it i*-. said ihat throughout ont-V  lifetime one's cars continue to grow  higher. Thc ears of a girl, admired  perhaps foi their small size, arc  fairly larpcc by the: time she has  reached middle ap.c. in old af*--* lliey  may be larger. In any company of  people one may notice that it is the1  elders who have th.; "bitf cars. In the  very old they are overgrown.���������l.os-  ton .Globe.  VV MH..0.49 t    .L.tm.t.r  ������WI-rr--W-'_winw<'������>H*,.-"-^������*~*M^_'^  ;:*.-..  .III!  -;7,t.,l-->'.������^.'-^*--*'-'  CSS  ...  n .ini*ri'_a ihr lii(;lirs( alliludc by  ;i'n |i|,iin. in l'_>I/ was made by  . !Y> lliaj^r. S������*i*t. 1". Ilr i<*:icli.'il  .in ,il!iii:ili' of I'.'/MM) i'eel, about four  mill *������. In I'.uropft no belter record  "..I-- !i    I. in.uh-  tbaii llKit of Citsidi, r**-  lt. ill. Ill,        VV 1. <������       |t<*W     l(>    /.-i,IOl������    u-r|     III  Needed the Rain  Duiiut-. :i very dry season a fi'iiil  ���������.���������,i-o\v<*r v."a*; n*ji->ir-inf*: berrnme ol' n  atuhb'u tlownpour of rain, when he  raw one of his men leaving, thc house.  "Why don't you slay in out of the  rain."  iiiiiuiii-d  Ilu*.  fruit  ���������j.i'o.vcr.  (.,��������� 11, 111..i -��������� ��������� .in 11...11. 111��������� 11, .. ..ic  man. "A liltlr dew like this doesn't  bother im* a bil; 1 van work away  just  ilu* same."  "That isn't the point!" ...\-claimed  (he fruit ...rower. "The next time it  vain!' you rome into llic bouse, I  'wii>l  ....  ibv   .valr.i' on tin* kind!"  ������!,<fl"  No ������tlsor srcMcdy will __  surely and quickly correct  stGM&ch ^sncsstSp arcgalate  fciiolivcn' and improve the  gsK.es'-S-I h^-!th *_b h &&& *������f  m _r_  it  I rue  1 li:il  women  n     i i .  .i\uri"/f  Ib-f-ir  iiii'irr  v.t'1   lo������>   lai'j-r  for  Ihcir   liatti.  Vl  .Mr- ���������"-.f-. ..*? 0���������.r S\n.-.;._-:_.. j^ _,_  SaXix mn-tynii.rm.  In ~<x-mt- ~\~~.''  W.  N.  U.  [?.?& ^tY'.'SY.  li  ��������� "-*--  i  If AH Played Out,  Try This PrescriptioB  Vi:-- - ���������     ��������� When that overpo>vering \vearincss ',  and a never-rested feeling comes over you,' it shows some serious disorder is- undermining your -health.  The cure is .-simple. Build up the  system and nourish the body back to  health by pure  wholesome blood.  The one sure means of doing this  is with Dr. Hamilton's Pills. They  are a marvellous aid to appetite���������  convert all you.cat into 'nutriment  and tissue-building material. Thus _f  weak body is supplied with new nerve  fibre, hardy muscle and firm flesh.  Lasting good health is sure to follow.  If you really want to get well and  stay well, use Dr. Hamilton's Pills,  25c per box at all dealers.  X____._I_.E_J  _&_������___-_- JB. JL *<_.  0.       "ffl** .   "*_S_*"W^'  JL iffii Sf^f A Jr\ 0W  HEADON HILL  V/ARD. LOCK *CO.. UM1TED  L������b4_������. _V_������_b������un*t. ___<_ To.onio  (Continued.)  Tom passed his plate for a second  help. "What's the game, Mater?" he  asked when he had settled down to  it. "Are you going to burst up the  show and hang Tony before Morgan  is married to Miss Comlyn. or waic  till afterwards? Looking at it from  your point of view it will effect the  church offertories a whoie heap if  you-upset Mr. Morgan's apple cart."  "I should never compound a felony  for the sake of the offertories,'" the  rector's wife rejoined severely. "But  it would be satisfactory to gain; ah  insight into Mr. Morgan's intentions.  if he means to-set thc law in motion after his marriage there would  be no need for me���������for the clergy���������  to move in the matter at all. It would  be an immense relief to me to know  that I was to be absolved from further responsibility."  "Morgan and that professor chap  who's staying with him at thc Court  have been down most nights lately  to see old Mike Hever on the brig,"  he said presently. "I've spotted them ^^A  when I've been mouching around. Ir "  "I could get aboard and hear 'eiii  talk I might pick up something. But  it would be a risky job, and I  should have to ask you for some  spending; money if I took it on. Mike  would wring  my  neck if he   caught  want im* to keep mum for good and  all. 1 won't do it, Mister, I'll go to  St. Braunock's tomorrow and blow  the whole game to Sam Noakes."  "What a vindictive chap you are,  Mike," Tom recognized Jasper Morgan's voice. "If I can forgive Sir  Anthony for the wrong he's done  me why can't you? He cannot have  hit you as hard as he's hit me. Apart  from killing my wife he has robbed  me to the tune of several thousand  pounds.. You can't have such a  grudge, against him as that."  <_TM     ____��������� _ ___. 11* Y T* '       _>  ihats as may oe, was Hevers  st-lien rejoinder. "If you don't  grant me. my way with him I'll take  it, if I have to go to jail myself for  biding quiet so long."  The quavering tones of Professor  Zimbalist next joined in the trio.  "Do you not think, Jasper, that you  might meet our friend by promising  to let him loose on West as soon as  your marriage to Miss Comlyn is an  accomplished fact. You would have  gained your purpose then, and it  would be better thau having trouble  with Mr. Hever."  A. long silence followed the suggestion, and Tom Burbury eo.uld imagine that Morgan and his friend  were engaged in eye-talk over it. In  the^ professor's pacific proposal there  had been a subtle note of something  left unsaid.  "Very well," came Morgan's tardy  as..\nt at last. "I will engage to start,  the police in on the right track - rx,  week after I'm married to . Mavis  Comlyn, which will be a month from  today. Unless, Mike, you'll think  better of it and accept five hundred  pounds to let slevoing dogs lie. It  would save a lot of trouble and be  weii worth the money to me. One  does not want a shindy with a brand  new wife over hanging her old lover."  "Damn your money. Give me Tony  West," thc fisherman's refusal surged through the skylight.  "T!%r-.{'������      r.r..xir,A      xS .- J.1- -        T - _.  i i.e.. o   ;__.__ii_*__    liic-i, lhc   jj_o_._;:>-  sor's  oil  was   cast upon  the  waters.  !Mr.  Morgan will let loose  his  bat-  ai  "Nonsense!" Mrs. Burbury retorted. "Nobody would suspect of you  more *han a boyish freak. All the  same St's a good" idea, and you might  do worse than go along thc shore  after dinner.    There's no moon.  "There's a lot more to it than going along the shore," Tom shook his  head gravely. "I don't accept _ a  Sherlock Holmes commission without an advance fee. A sovereign is  my lowest figure, Mater. You've got  thc coal club money- to draw on if  there's nothing -in the household till."  Two hours later, -after some preliminary manoeuvres which commenced at the gates of Comlyn  Court, Tom stole noiselessly up the  accommodation stairs on to thc deck  of thc stranded wreck. With thc  stealth of a Sioux ou the Avar path  he had shadowed Jasper Morgan and  Professor Zimbalist along the shore  and on to the brig. Ten minutes ago  they had passed up the stairs and  vanished into the bowels of Michael  Hover's strange building.  Once over thc gangway, Tom's  iishlikc stare quickly assimilated the  purview. .The old vessel was flsh-  decked and there were no superstructures iu which Hever could be  K-titcrtaining his visitors. But a faint  glow towards thc stern gave the  trespasser his cue. Creeping aft, he  foiliul ihat thc glow came through  the dulled glass of a small domed  skylight which for ventilation had  been propped open to ihe first notch  ou the ratchet. The aperture of under two inches was too narrow lo  permit a view of the cabin below,  but voices came up clear anil distinct.  "I've been sold, Mister���������that's  what it amounts to," the deep baritone of Michael Mover rolled upwards. "Money isn't everything. I  shouldn't have obliged you by kid-  .iiiiK  the police  thai 1   was iIiiiiik, ami  tery of evidence at the appointed  time, Hever, and I will keep him up  to the mark. I expect you've guessed that my interest in the case isn't  entirely unselfish."  "I don't rightly get it, but I reckon you're after minerals," Hever replied listlessly, his mind evidently-  set on his main object-���������the gratification of his hatred of Sir Anthony.  Tom strained his ears for the professor's answer..  "Fossils, my dear sir," the bland  correction was only just audible.  "Fossils are my particular study, and  von nave scne of ���������**jorT^*r>'1*-- -pf*-**-^*?*;  and considerable value in-yo.ur delightful neighborhood. I have found  some unique specimens among thc  tailings of the old mine on the moor.  Unfortunately I am being forestalled  pcrcvi. uy  LiLLr parson s  son.  "A regular young limb. "I hate the  whole breed of Burbury's." ��������� Hever-s  comment rumbled upwards to the  uT-S-tojAf ,_'8-*t!_f4I '~~-l\ -~s puy���������  amused ears of the listener,  broke in roughly. "Mr. Zimbalist is  out for giory, but Fm out for dollars. There's a lot of money in the  ���������in these fossils that he finds. You  haven't treated me very kindly but  I'll talk straight to you. As soon as  I am Miss Comlyn's husband I shall  be to all intents and purposes Archibald Comlyn's heir. I don't want to  have the property denuded of a valuable asset by a cheeky schoolboy  who doesn't know the value of the  things. It is impossible for me to  move in the matter till I have got a  rcai voice in it as Comlyn's son-in-  law, but in the meanwhile that.bright  youth may do untold damage." Can't  you knock thc little beast out, Mike,  or, better still, kidnap him and hold  him tight till I have the power to  run a barbed wire fence round tlie  mine."  The throaty chuckle which Tom  was at pains to repress seemed to  have an ecjio in thc fisherman's reply.  "I thought there was somehow  more cash than love to your courting,  Mr. Morgan," hc said. "On the  make, like all thc rest of us, and I  don't blame you. Yes, for a consideration, I'll put Master Thomas off  thc carpet for a spell. For an uncommon long spell, if you make it  worth while. That woman at tlie  rectory has always had her knife inlo  mc, and I shall take pleasure in making her sit up and howl ovcr her  whelp. I'll get busy on him, soon as  you  say the word."  (To Be Continued.)  nrij  1 ne  -���������..��������� 1  ~cy 1  snoe  ruin aoou  ices  w  n  pon  v\,d-\T.-\ Av-t.  7~~ii.XAl~i.K-~i.  EATHER is scarce, and is growing scarcer., A  large part of the available supply myst be used  j for soldiers' boots. Importations have practically ceased and we are forced to depend  i*c*T,t.+xr of materials produced in  ryllTr  txxxy  the Ii-.**  -_.__.f_  ited  QVic_iiCxt y  111  The cost of everything which goes into a pair of shoes is  high, and is going higher. Workmen by the thousands have  joined the colors, and labor is increasingly hard to get. It is  not merely a matter of high prices, but of producing enough  good quality shoes to go around.  These conditions are beyond the control of any man, or  any group of men. They fall on all alike. No one is exempt-  neither the manufacturer^ the dealer, nor the consumer.  X r --  ou must pay more today for shoes of the same quality than  you did a year ago.   Next Spring, prices will be higher still.  ~<'i.tm  i-  These are hard facts.  fTil.  mey win not yield to argument.  They cannot be glossed over. We cannot'change them- much  as we wouid wish to do so.  But you, as a wearer of shoes, can help to relieve them if you  will exercise prudence and good judgment in purchasing. See  that you get real value for your money.   Spend enough to get  ���������' it, but spend nothing for "frills." y  See that the manufacturer's trade-mark is stamped upon the  shoes you buy. High prices are a temptation to reduce the quality  in order to make the price seem low. But no manufacturer will  stamp his trade������mark upon a product which he is ashamed  to acknowledge. Remember this, and look for the trade-mark.  It is your best assurance of reai value for your money.  AMES HOLD EN McC READY  "Shoemakers to the Nation"  tlMHTEO  ST. JOHN  MOXTREAI-  TORONTQ  When yon buy Shoes tookfo  f7MMi*Mk\  WINNIPEG     EDMONTON   YANrrrfwrm.-  ���������this Trade-mark on every sole  ���������  ii  $40 a Pair for Paper Pants  One of the drawbacks to paper  clothing is that if the wearer sits on  a seat in thc parks in damp weather  he will as likely as not leave part of  his trousers behind him. And even  trousers so hazardous as these cost  $40 per pair.  In Germany so great has become  the scarcity of metals that windovv  fasteners are now to be expropriated,  and the confiscation of door handles  is to be actively proceeded with so  soon as substitutes can be found. In  Bavaria eyen cash registers have  been requisitioned.  To show the impartiality ' with  which these measures are enforced,  it need only be mentioned that the'  statue of the kaiser, otherwise the  All Highest, at Heidelberg, has been  taken down to be turned into gun  metal.  Producing Oil From Grain Germs  The production of oil in Germany  from grain germs, which has been  in progress for the last nine months,  amounts to 1,321,000 gallons. Ac-  c6rding to a ������������������������ representative of the  German war committee for oils and  fats,, who recently addressed a meeting of mill owners in the district of  Solingen, Prussia, only 40 per cent,  of the German mills have so far  made thc necessary arrangements  for this work. The germ, according  to the speaker, contains from 10 to  12 per cent, of cil. He said further  that grain so treated made better  flour, in that it would not become  musty with age and would bake better when made into bread. The  bread from this flour does not so  easily turn moldy, nor is It in any  way inferior because of the absence  of thc fatty substance.  )  Ckike Without Sugar  Conserve Sugar and Make Delicious  Cakfe  Here is the way to conserve sugar  and make- a delicious cake at the  same time.    Take:  2 cup9 of white corn syrup: 1 quarter cup shortening; 2 eggs; 3 cups of  flour: 1 __--_. tablespoons baking powder; 1 cup of milk; li teaspoon of  salt.  Cream thc shortening, add thc syr-  uo and the eggs and mix well. Add  the milk. Sift the baking powdo;  and thc flour together, add it slowly  to thc mixture and beat. Bake in a  moderate oven as a loaf for layer  cake, or small drop cakes. One quarter of a cup of raisins added to the.  batter gives more flavor, and sweetens.  ==jj  Trap Does Not Harm Fur of Animals  A newly patented trap is built mo  as to prevent injury lo the fur of  au animal caught in it. When a creature presses on a large plate in the  bottom of thc trap a rectangular jaw  is released which crowds the body  upward against the curved portion of  two    t'-shaped    bars.      On the inner  '  iU     1   ...y'cvi-.enn.  consequently  won bless, I prevent   the    withdrawal  of   the* an i-  if you hadn't said  1  should  be  _-ailed   ���������������������-     ���������' ,,f*  l,1a1c I-���������**-"!'  thr  for.-f.-et  at the adjournment. What I'm after  is to have. Sir Anthony West hanged  ;_l 1. odium j.til. Ami now ih-ii >oi������  have (rot  your way with the  girl you  J0jfm*0.^7l>mtr7'x\Sore Evts. !_v������ inffui-rd hi  M*^.fAfA E_ii������;.s*'*Klfl������*>'*"*- _-'������������*-.iul W.iT-j^nuiuly  ^~s\m^Qi2v^x.jmfiSieii������v_.i by Murine, fry ii in  \s_Zx., ������?CO__r Cyour ICy" *'���������'���������ln D**������/iEy������i_  TOUR ���������tYLJN*.W.t.oi,Ju..Ey_Comfort  s\m....������.     _it(,-������T*,._.r._������. At Vour .Vii-rrWI'i- ������r .ip  ___.___.___������-_-_l**-J S������-_������������-__-_y mall.Mepy l_*_t.__. Mu-.n*  ~.~ S,_>l-_>_ '.- Till,-.. __,.:.    fill' llrxiU .J tx~ U.a ���������   f_<_w_  _    ,    _,.-��������� ������  v..-  ,.   ���������7. .......... w,..  Sv ... jr.*. ._..._,.,,,   .  I L .0. ,04. -��������� - ���������*~-~  ~.���������.+0   .~- ��������� 0~.XrX00l     *W_-_^    W *-__-'_-___l_ **   _���������  keeps  thc  cuptivc  from  carrying  trap l''1*'  thc  W.      N.  U*.  \?.?A  A Home Wrecked  "1 understand Mrs. Gabson hat. left  Mi. ( i.iIfmhi .ind 'jone io her mother."  "Yes, a .sad anair. blie charges him  with  e^eessive  cruelly,*'  "Vou surprise mc. Gabson doesn't  look like a man who would beat his  wife."  "Ob, he didn't do anything of that  ���������.oil. lie. got hold of a pas mask  somewhere, and when Mrs. Gabson  t-l;_rtc-t one ol Her monologues lie put  it   ���������>������)."- -��������� l-'i!ni������>nlon    Hulletin  I  I  Look for *hi* Card at: your Dealer*  Para-Sani Wrapper is strong paper, heavily waxed, ana comes in a  handsome oak Roller-Box. . Tt is better and cheaper than waxed paper in  pheets.  Para-Sani keeps bread, cheese;" cakes, butter and meat fresh and free  Vvr-ry- oof.t?*r>.r.?t_0!>'. P?.r?������-S������ni will pav������ nnany times its cost bv preventing waste.   Ask your Dealer.  i  Applet Counter Check Book Co. Ltd-  175 McDermct Ave. H. - WINNIPEG, MAN. .  (r_ t x_:_  1  '     !���������_.������._-_--.--- -itat pn-p-"-'! <���������*- *-���������_<.���������..**  d pri<������ ~r CO.-).  .lb.  __a_c.ll  r.l__J  Keller   Do- V'A  111.  Itotl  t-itli   Ho-lur   Vox 2.20  .11).  Koll   vYt!:0.:l   Pom    .-������**������  0 It*.  l_oli   .-i._i.r-it   Bo*   J-30  __ It-   tloil   ..-.---_,.-   ilc.-. ������    ���������S"-*  iiii"imi_h_,_i-������i>  ".im ."'"'-yi'*.'*--.���������  ���������������yiyiia.������_,i m,'futsswi\F'.~'", iffy.' TTfy  ~-tX  -t~-SS00X-X-r-^'  II  f Wi JmV-t _H>_r<_-''-Hit'Aiil'ift^ li_rt*VT--r'-il'J-i JJ itih u rTn** V l mn ���������_. fti  _^>^i_ti.ttwi>pwV^l'-iiw>*w ^liirHWii  WWW-H,B..i in .l,���������-<.0m ���������<mVMHmHmm-mUimmmt>rfl~*mi'-Mmtm-m*i  misitHWm*, rAj-rtfttf.! mTi-rttir.--m*mtM\m~u>m0 **iww  |i nr.|-|iiiri frfiii ������������������ itir\t:nr\Ar~-nmiM.*mmh-Wm.mmtm*  fm. HfMMWWI WINWWM*'**'*' *~*������m "WU-W- IH0W ������w������m������'  m-mm-m~mm~vv-~~m~imi^^  #J_tK?*.l!*.������!^^  00���������.00:00  -HWr-Jikl---  '��������� '-   '.-I--:    -��������� '1, -*! V,   r' ������������������n-ni  I- ������������������ 1 - ,1 111 ���������'���������iWmi-ni.n-iiMri. -mx.JS.AJm-. VJ-VilUW'-lbV'OI ^-m-0~-     m   ���������--.���������-    -^  Have you seen our   yvOOBSN -TOYS'?  Just what you are looking for.  DOLLS at all Prices  ���������r*l!     ������?���������?������-_?-____-C?     p-.rT._rI     Gill     laraTvHc!. .  C4.M.X       014_.VO . ��������� CVU\A       <UI*.a       -S0������m\0-A-<~-.mjwy   .       '   ,$..  CUPIE BOLLS from 3 for 25c. to $7.00  American Model  Builders and Erectors  from-$1.50 to $7,00  Children's Toy Books  from 10c. each to $3.50  Boy Scouts Footstool Series.    Copyrights  and Leather Bound Series  AH Kinds of Small Toys  too numerous to mention,    van and see   ~lxi  liUOU-1  oreston uru.x & Booruo.  Headquarter CRESTON. B.C.  Con**   P|i>ni*>9  -damn uiuua  s trsere any  mf  Meat In the  se?  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife. if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a nieai. -But why  worry ?  Sh~~3s-TOck Bt���������*?1���������1  Hams and Bacon  Finest Quality  Cook&d Ham  Lunch .meat  Bologna, i&c.  are always to be had  here. Tn meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock'  products.  Local and Personal  Ladies' linen  and  silk blouses from  $2,25 to $7.50.���������S. A. Speers.  0.   Oft     Stii  ������������  UU-9  LIU.  Cranberries, lettuce," celery, sweet  .potatoes, bananas at Speers' store.  Fob Sale���������Pedigreed Jersey heifer  calf, 2 months old. Arthur North,  Sirdar.  Complete stock of men's and ladies'  fancy handkerchiefs at all prices.���������S.  A. Speers. . -.  Get youi- conlwoou arid poles home  as Fred Smith will be ready in a few  days to saw theui.  Mrs. J. A. Lidgate left on Tuesdav  for Nelson, where she is spending a  few days with old freinds.  Cranberries, lettuce, celery, sweet  potatoes, bananas at Speers' store.  Waktbd���������Good milch cow due io  freahen in January. W. V. Jackson,  Creston.  Few sizes left in finest all-wool  ladies' sweaters, assorted colors.���������S.  A. Speers.  There will be midnight seryice in  Holy Cross Church, Creston, Tuesday  night (Christmas, eve).  Viko aluminum ware percolators,  kett.es and double boilers. Goods are  guaranteed.���������S. A. Speers.  There wiii be morning service, with  Holy Communion, on Christmas Day,  at 11 a.m., in Christ Church,- Creston.  Next Wednesday being Christmas  the general delivery wicket a.t the  postofflce will be open only from 4.30  to 5.30 p.m.  N. A. WalHnger, government agent at Cranbrook, paid Creston an official visit a couple of days.the fore part  of she week.  STRAYED���������From my premises, on  Dec. 9th, a 16-weeks old pig. Finder  please notify A. Anderson, Victoria  Ave., Creston.  The C.P.R. will have another heated car eastbonnd to-morrow, but will  only accept shipments in it for points  as far as Crowsnest.  Mrs. Frank Romano and Mrs. Joe  Tolerico, who have been at Cranbrook  hospital for a couple of weeks returned home on Monday.  Miss Ross, teacher of the primary  room of the Creston school, left on  Monday, to spend a few days with  freinds at Cranbrook.  ing Cranbrook, and also making Yahk  the divisional point.  For iisotsiea-j, Sister Or 6*V_y lady  friend the most acceptable gift is a  Swiss or Irish embroidered handkerchief. A large and new assortment at  the Mercantile.  Messrs. Fred - Smith, O. Olson and  Geo. Mawson, who spent most of last  w,eek at the Lookout mountain camp  in quest.of deer, came back with but  two animals. The latter bagged them  both, one of the critters being a 250-  pound eight-point buck.  Miss Ella Leamy has been added to  the clerical staff at the drugstore for  the Christmas trade, and Manager  Oatway is now prepared to cope with  any rush. In toys, particularly, the  drug store has a whale of a stock and  can supply any and eyery need.  which  friend.  ^Trx,,.,  JX 74 7.0.  floweth  as  a riyer.  T. M- EDMONDSON.  Watches have  Advanced 25  Cent* in  ��������� Year  JRpf������@������ fa  . Buying feed by the ear is getting  quite common. This week Davis, the  sheepman, is unloading a carload of  feed oats from Calgary, Alta.  . House Bob Rent���������Comfortable  four-room residence, with water and  sink. Will  suit tenant,  Ladies and Gentlemen,���������It is again  my privilege to thank you for the  magnificent orders which you have  favored iiie with oh the order cards.  Your orders have all been sent in, and  I hope to be able at the arriyal of car  to give yon the biggest surprise; that  you have had. I expect to give you. a  reduction in price of from Jj.5 to $10  per ton on some products.  I haye advised my millers that 1  will not have pocr stuff, and that thi3  is one of the conditions of purchase.  If you haye not ordered you will do  well to do so now, and when the car  arrives your order will take next-  place to the one whose order came  first.  It will pay you all to wait for the.  biggest car, as to variety and low  prices, that has hit the Valley in a  long time. I am almost daily receiving letters asking me all maimer of  questions and, in fact, people are sending in cheques for the payment of  their orders before I get the order off.  Therefore  it is adyisaDie to  have your old one repaired  for the following reasons:  .1. Many of the older watches  are made of much better  material than the same wateh  if bought to-day.  2. The repairs as estimated  would make your watch the  same as new, and would. be  gi.ara__ij--.ed for a .year.  3. An examination aud estimate will cost you nothing.  we   w b  Watch, Clock and Jewelry  Repairing. . Next door  to Postoffice . CRESTON  LAND REGISTRY ADT  (Section 21)  be   partly   furnished    to j X cannot, ijowever, answer all  these  questions, as I would need  a stenographer to do my business.    I.have the  ���������  Our stock.of men s neckwear has all i    To-morrow is the  Apply Mrs.  M.    Young  Mrs. H. K. Oatway and four children, who have-been at Vernon the  nast two weeks, attending the funeral  of her father, returned to Creston on  Saturday.  of  cay  the newest  patterns, and sells at 50c,  ������1 and $1.25.���������S. A. Speers.  Lost���������Gold pin set with amethysts.  Finder please return to Miss R. L.  Bunt, Methodist parsonage.    Reward.  Mii_k Foe, Sale���������Any quantity, sent  where desired. If deliyered' daily in  Creston 15c. quart.    W. H. Gobbett.  Mrs. M. Young announces that her  millinery store is again open every  day, and that she is showing a good  line of hats.  ^Illld^  We have just opened out our Christmas  assortment, and would eall special attention to a few of our lines���������  -indies' Silk Waists  I     mm,.  __o_.i  in New York's latest styles  Ladies' Cashmere Gloves  in hl.iek and white  Handkerchiefs  a large assortment in plain and  flowered designs  we, have just opened out an assortment  ot IfANI) I'AJXTKI) CHINA, and the  prier*   is   r.in.d   to   ariyt-iiiitr   in  town,   if*  not lower.  Out  the year, but it will be early in January before any appreciable difference  will be noted in the length of the hours  _r_-P   *m A-*rl? *rml\ *r  ������������__.     UCVJltgl*''.  Mr. and Mrs. L. McLennan of  Tompkins, Sask., were visitors in  Creston this week, looking the Valley  ever with a view to remaining at least  for the winter.  For mother, sister or any lady  friend the most aeceptable gift lis a  Swiss or Irish embroidered handkerchief. A large and new assortment at  the Mercantile. ������������������  Oranges are not expected to figure  conspicuously in Christmas festivities  this year. The yellow fruit is retailing in Creston at present from $1 to  $1.25 per dozen.  M. J. Boyd was a visitor at Yahk  on Monday. The place is quite lively  with railway construction crews and  lumber camp workers, but otherwise  there is no real estate boom or bu Id*  ing rush at all.  MrH. Dan McDonald and family left  on Sunday for Sandon, where they will  reside in future. Mr. McDonald was  one of the first to die hero of the flu���������  about a month after his arrival from  Crescent Valley,  Mr. and Mrs. il. S. Peluiiiiuu, who  havo a ranch across the Kootenay  River, but who have been at Rose!own  Sank., for tho past three years, returned to tho Valley on Friday, and will  probably spend the winter here.  W. Bio. Shaiikland, D.D.G.M.. of  Cranbrook, is expected her-*- on Friday i.ext to tako charge of tho iijHtiill-  ution of Crouton Masoni.: Lodge oftU:  ������*i*h. A h.-'gc turnout, of tho moinbort.  ..".:_:;!':''-',;;tr;. Oil \.}_._   ..(__.i_.t-i.oii    of   iiiH  VIHit.  cash to do  business with and you can  rest assured that I  will   make   that  cash go as far as it will in getting you  the best produce for the lowest price:  I advertised hay on the cards with a  view to finding out the people's needs,  and  now I wiii  see what I can  do in  this line.    The  order card business is  working well, and is a great saving of  time and annoyance  to   the   people.  You know what to expect and you are  not disappointed. ...   What   one   man  would have saved is told in the following:    "Are you Edmondson?"    "Yes,  sir."*    "Have, yon   any  feed?"    ������������������No.  sir."    "I have come six miles for feed  and I cannot get a bit.    I.have no feed  for  my hogs." , What a pits*.    I will  store feed  for  those so unfortunately  placed, and will send you a card if you  send me your name.    Wishing you all  a  merry  Christmas,   and   that  peace  IN THE MATTER of Part (654/1000 of  an acre) of Lot '���������._������" of Block 24 of  Lot 812, Group 1, Map 101*, Koote  nav District, as registered in Indefeasible Fees Book, Vol. 2. Folio  147, No, 2441-1.  in >_!���������" o__!c''  rxP n*$v\rx   Vn  2441-1. to the above-mentioned lands  in the name of OleKnndsenTofte, and  bearing date the 27th Mav, 1914. I  HEREBY GIVE NpTICE of my in-  T}..rxr.e  ~x.,...r.r~  i-.ar.77  filer)  JL     X..7TX     00,7 .   ...p,      xrx.-r..    ...��������� ���������  V������_    XlSSKl     H/flb      XIX       TJ&  tei-ti.-K at the expiration of one calendar month from the fi������-st publication  hereof to issue to the said Ole Knud-  sen Tofte a fresh-Certificate of Title in  lieu of such lost certificate. Any person having any information with reference tb such lost Certificate of Tith.  is requested to communicate with the  undersigned.  Dated at the Land Registry^ Ofiaco.  Nelson, B.C. this I3th day of November, 1918.       ���������    -   .  E. S. STOKES,  District Registrar of Titles.  Date of first publication Nov. 22, 1918.  ROBT. LAMONT  NOTARY RUt-LiC  INSURANCE   -    REAL ESTATE  DEALER IN COAL  CRESTON   -   -   e.C.  ______  111' I-  (I  r.  -S_.|;!  .���������-i .--*-.. ��������� r- r~~.   1 r-p-. jr-L,. -a ���������****._-%_ a  3 I ��������� Y _*<_. I K 1 ������v ������������������������**��������� I  ��������� fT'ov-* ;iw;iil- vou n.'xt Sal uidav.  Ifyoa wish to be well dressed come and see,  then buy one of our Suits or Overcoats for  Men at $20.00 to $25.00.  vAl  Tweed Suits from $17. SO to $24.  All wool, Navy Blue, fnst color Serge Suits at  $28.00 and $30.  A large stock of Men's Pants in heavy Tweeds,  all wool, $(5 and {j.7 pair.  jvn.ii ,*. oiiu  ���������_���������__,  _���������-....    ,'������        ���������4  IOI     .HUrti".    VV (_.-<(< I,   <sa  ilit   ..K   ...  lit s .___../    I..JI  VIIVP.  inn-  itai_a.w_srt.r__ Smothers  CKNKItAI.   MKKCIIANTS  vUSXm-lmSm  ~Sxt<i0^mmmm'Ammnm,isiin  Dhntai, NoTicn--Drn. Topoorteu or  IMolioring of (iraud Forks will visit  CriiHtnn on 'January JJHth for a period  not, I'^ci'i'ditij1; twn wo*1!:;'. IVoploto-  qulring work aro awkod to make appoint, mi'iitN hIii'ikI of limo at tho drug  :.(nj*c.  <:r<'Hi.ou  V alley n ������<xpoil, ol   |><U,RloitH  i'i i'V|������i'i( id In nm lo al. leant ICO (ouk  an incieime of ,r>(������ per cent,    ovor   1017.  Enquiry mm In the quantity of HpudBin  nt<ir������Ke wmilil indicate that not   morn  i linn fiJI Ions iifrxpei I tnhei'H aro l������e-  bi'r h������'h|.  J.  \V.   Uniledne,   V.H.,   Cranbrook, II  M ( |""     im       llillrj    H   |Ml,irh',|i,lnil    viimi.i'ii  M j Hut unlay.     He i-:iyi, that town   in    not,  Ml!  ,,,.n j,,,,   ,.,,,. j,,.(|   .,,    ;,)j   rV(.,,     ,jl(,      rU)MO).  U!tlint   the  < '.I'.H. propoKOh to   buihl   a  m-mTmrntrntmrnitm i fM\.nlX ti-om Klko to Yahk,   Hidotrack-  iviens Shirts ior iiard wear in Military Flaiusel  and 'Pwetuis, also Maekinaw in single and  double styles.  We a,re als ������ showing an oxteniiivc ran^e of  footwear for men, women and children, including  Mnofarlane's, Lcekie's, Inviclus, and other reli-  {"ell and oilier warm Slippers for men, women  and children.  txsa  i^rac^ta lyRarpontilQ fin  LIMITED  mmmmmmmmm  m  m  ms-tm


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