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Array Vol, XI.  ORESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 1919        1/  No. 2  oard ������f Trade  ^legate- Reports  e*  Vereranas, and if.thought expedient  to lend such assist-aftce as may be necessary to send a  yeterans   delegation  sAj-    ���������? i'v-t-i.-s. iti, mjt-i.i.-~tM.Xm-  cue    ui-u-uoco iioc^o  CUfl/JO  ������;e-open the question.  ruirvreii ijieujoers were out rorwie  special meeting of Creston Board of  Trade on Tuesday night, which was  held for the purpose of hearing the report of President Constable, who is  just home frGji*. Victoria, -svbere he  had been as & delegate from the board  to take up with the government a  number of matters affecting ihe interests of the Valley, as vreH as to consider a report from the Reclamation  Commitcee arising out of an'in-ad-.  vance stateai^nt from Mr. Constable  as to what had been accomplished on  behalf of the project as a result of his  visit to the capital. ;  "  The president's remarks were chiefly  concerning a rather unsatisfactory  interview he had with Hon. T. D.  Pattullo, minister of lands, on the  reclamation scheme, at a session of  the executive council, when that body  was wited upon by a delegation coin?  posed of Messrs, Constable, Mallandaine and OhilJs. Moore of Creston;  Jas. Anderson of Kaslo, and C. F. Mc-  Hardy Nelson on February 7th.  The wn fortunate feature of the Reclamation discussion with Mr. Pattullo  was the point blank refusal of the  minister to give any information as to  when work would bs ''"B-consiS-encpn  to finish up the engineering features  of the work on the Canadian   side   so  *V..������������-   .-.    ~.������2~.4     ��������� C L.J :*.1_     XV TT   O  xtaurt/ a. juiieu uviajiGrfijvts  wail   irgitj   xj.xy.  authorities could bjg had and 'the  feasibility or otherwise of the -undertaking be dually determined. Mr. Pat-  tullo's attitude was that his. depart  ment had other matters of equal mom  ent and that so far as he was concerned not even a probable date of getting  back to work on the scheme could be  given. "v .,'������������������..'  . Premier Oliver did. not share this  View, however, and pressed upon the  land's minister to make some statement, but even the premier's'' good  offices were of-no avail, and Mr.; Pat-'  tullo at this juncture excused himself  from the meeting, pleading another  engagement. Mr. Constable reported  a splendid reception from' the ntl\er  ministers of the cabinet, the premier,  the minister .of agriculture and the  minister of mines all speaking of the  worth-whilness of the Kootenay lauds,  and the desirability of reclamation.  However, as the scheme is one that  lies with the department of lands the  other ministers could give no assurances and shortly after Mr. Pattullo's  exist the meeting concluded.  During his stay in Victoria Mr Constable had v������ry satisfactory interview  with the minister of works who i.s  hopeful of being able to open the road  from Sirdar to Kuskanook wo us to  provide the needed'facility for autoists  to get on from Creston to Nelson without having to load their motor* .on  .freight cars at this point.  The question of tho proposed giving  of iiiore lands on tho Mats to the Creston Indians to augment their present  reserve, as por the recommnndation of  the Indian Commission, was discussed  , with Premier Oliver, who assuvod that  uo more land would be conceded either  here or at any other points where the  Indian commission had made similar  unwise concessions.  Tn    concluding-    Mr.   (Nonstable   ex-.,  pressed appreciation of the MKHhtanee  John Keen, M.P.P. , had lent  lilm    in  all   his  work   at Victoria, stating  he  felt that Mr. Keen fully   as   much   as  himself resented the rather high-hund-  ���������'* ed stand iiir, Pattullo had taken,   ami  .* that if liitirt! was anything   Wit:    Keen  ; could do to show the minister of hinds  the error of his ways on'this occasion,  certainly the local member  would   lie  very busy in that, direction.  The Reclamation   Committee's  rec-  ���������   ommendation was presented by.I.  W.  Hamilton and was very fully   discuss-  I'd by tho nieiiiDi'iH.   ineluilinir    Lieut..  I{. Sinclair-Smith, who outlined what  action the <"i;;>toii   War V. tei .1.1.. had  already taken with a view to   gelling  some statement from Victoria on   the  ,uiie ItYclani.it ion work.  The ineelin|.������ iiiiimiinmedy i������|������veei|  to leave the matter ot' pushim" the  Iteeliiiiiiitioii project in the   hands   of  ltl'11    ,,|i������r|H,,ll,.,.      ...|,           *  ���������    -  ��������� '   ' - -   (o   re operate    with    the   (iieat    War  EH&km&iw  Bob and Denzil Maxwell pulled out  for Kitchener this week, where they  will work for the Sash & Door Co.  HiiohQs&es-  F. J. Klingensmith was a business  visitor at .Blairmore ������. few days, last-  week,-and expects to again* spend the  1019 sawmill season at the same place.  Mrs. Botterriil arrived back on  ���������Monday, from . Cron brook bringing  Maud with her, who-is about redbvexv  ed-froni the effects of the ^appendicitus oper&biGp..  A second-farm tractor has come into the Brickson distrcit, the/latest  buyer of pbjwer equipment being W.'  V. Jaeksoni who unloaded a 2^ h.p.  -Cleveland caterpillar machine on.'Fri-  ,day last. The addition of this, brings  ���������the equipment at_ Mountain " View  ranch up to a high state of  efficiency'.  . Miss Handley of Marysville arrived  on Saturday,on a visit to Mrs. E. Bidder and Mrs. Ryckman. :  .Erickson, which was the first to  have the'flu,*seems destined to also be  the'last to have it. There, are two  miid'cases of it here at. present, EI-  vin "Cartwright. and little Margaret  Fraser being laid up with it.  '"-In the recent rustle for 'funds in connection with the Red Cross special effort Mesdames F. Staples arid - Bot-tar-  rill, who had change of the * canvass,  collected $54 fi-bm' the good citizens of  Erickson.        '' '..-.'     - ��������� .  Mrs. Boffey and Mrs. Cotterill were  joint hostesses at a*farewell at'' home  in .honor of Mrs. 'Goodw.in.at. the Boffey residetjee^'ori'Fridayv^night. - -'There  were five tables of whist,".and the winners at cards 'were:'Mvs. 'Goodt win v and  Percy Truscott at the' high7 scoring  -���������the former.winiiipg.i n the cut with  Mrs..Cook���������while Mrs. Truscott and  Jas. Maxwell were favored with the  low score trophies. - The affair ��������� was  throughlp enjoyed throughout.  C. C. Pauls������!*-* left for his home in  Spokane on Friday. .    *  F. Neilson of Cranbrook was a business visitor at Kitchener a few days  the latter part of the week.  J. H. Spence of the Sash & Door  Co. spent the week-end at Cranbrook.  ���������..;��������� Bob and Denzil Maxwell of Erickson came up on Sunday and are going  to try their hands, as woodsmen for a-  while with the Sash ���������&, Door Co.  li. J. Chambers is haying a visitthis  week from his nephew, Pte. Mclnnes,  who'is on leave from the U.S..military  training camp ������near Tacoma. Wash.  Owing to the flu breaking ont in the  camp just a few days before his regiment was due to leave for overseas  he was denied even transport to England.  The Ked Cross Auxiliary resumed  operations again on Thursday of last  week, when the gathering was at Mvh.  Hall's, the proceeds of the tea amounting to $2. In Mrs. Blair's absence  Mrs. D. Gk Lyon has consented to act  as president, while Mrs. Hall will be  work secretary.  Pte.'A.'Gilpin, who is out on leave  from the military.hospital at Vancouver, is a guest of F. Knott.  , G. "Wesling, "who has been here from  the prairie on a visit to his brother. A.  Vvesiing, is leaving in a. lew days on a  visit to Wisconsin friends.  A troop of boy scouts is in process  of 'Organization at Canyon school, A  meeting for tho purpose was held in  the school on Saturday night last, at  which Pit;. Gilpin gave a. talk on scout  work, and a committee composed of  j tin- iem.-her, Mrs. IInduct!. and Mrs.  A. It. Swanson and Mr. Knott wen-  named lo gel. on with organization.  There is splendid material here for a,  line troop. The naming of a scoutmaster will be at a Inter dale.  Joyce Arrowsmit'h of Creston was a  Kitchenet visitor on Sunday, returning on Monday.  The sad news reaqhed Kitchener on  Sunday of the death' of��������� Mrs. J. Frame  at the Sacred Heart Hospital, Spokane, and the deepest sympathy-is felt  for the bereaved husband.  Rev. T. McCord *vvill bold service in  the schoolhouse between trains on  Sunday.   .      . s-���������'���������:  ." Miss A. tiythgoej after, spending a  week in Spokane, returned to Kitchener on Monday.    '"  E. Bassard was a Cranbrook visitor  oh Sunday, getting back on   Tuesday.  Mrs. G. ArSunt. .and H. A. Mcr  Kowah left on Tuesday to attend the  funeral of the late Mrs. 'Frame, which  took place at' Nelson -on" : "Wednesday.  There will be another basket social  .in . the .Kitchener.. sc.hbolhouse on  March 1st, for the benefit of the school  funds. Everybody made welcome and  a,good time guaranteed.  same. Secretary was instructed to  write Inspector DeLong asking for information asSto probable cost, etc., of  maintaining High School.  Hayden���������Cherrington���������-That the following aeco-fists be paid : Telegrams,  $1.50; Creston Drug & Book Co..  $13.25; Mercantile Co., $62.04; Mawson Bros.; $1.05; Hi. Taylor, fuel, $59;  F. Lewis, wood, $50.  Hayden���������Jackson���������That all monthly  accounts presented, if correct, be passed.���������Carried.      .'-'*"'  i mm m* m^m #��������������� w If-**.  a.a.m-.m.tX-m.-MmXS  Ufa^vX  **".������*  1-5   m.     ~1~ 1      d  ersona  Embree & Foreman sell gasoline at  50c. a gallon.  Wanted���������Second-hand, one-horse*  wagon, low* with iron wheels. A.  North, Sirdar.  Mi������. C. O. Rodgers spent a few days'  with friends at Spokane' the* latter  part of the week.  The party or parties who took two  lamps put of sample room on Fourth  street please return the same.  Creston is buying quite, liberally of  War Savings. Stamps, the-turnpver in  these so far this mp'nth.being at least  $10 a day.  Geo. Hendren. receiyed^h^.unpleas-  ant tidings the fore part of the week  that his .brother, Stanley Hendren,  had died at the old borne at Norwood.  Ontario.  Mrs, A. Matthews received the sad  and unexpected message on Wednesday; that her father, 'Mr, Hunter, of-  ColuHiibia Gardens, ^ad.died .that day*  after "but 48 hours lllijess. She left  yesterday for the old home to attend  the funeral. "*  Guy Conssable is ii Revelstoke yisit-  'rxx.   X~,.rx".~.:rxiL. U ..A        ..������      X -,.. .3 ��������� 'h. .. ��������� S  xjx  unao  nrcik, ljli    .n.aiu    lu    lixii.la.x5-Lino.-.  ness."   The road to Crestou ie.in such a  muddy state that he droye to Wynn  del to catch the train.  W. A. and Morgan Pease spent* a  couple of days' at Bonners Ferry the  early part of the" week.  Miss Mary Parker arrived from  Lethbridge, Alta., early thia: week* to  spend a. few days with her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. E. Pai-ken  Building operations are much in evidence in this section. New hay sheds  and barns are being.pint up on the Ash  und Webster ranches. - ..."  Miss Bessie White, of Canyon City,  was a visitor here last week, ������i guest of  Miss Ah'ce Carr.  . , *-:  G. Marshall, who has been looking  after the Pease ranch this winter, has  decided to become a permanent resir  dent, i.v.d has "eased i,!iw S. A. Speers'  ranch as well as investing in a heavy  work horse from C. O. Rodgers:'  Mis. Compton, who worked this,  section in connection with the Red  Cross drive for funds, was successful  to the extent of $22.50. ���������..,"'.  TiWS^etSm-i SW&ei  The following report of proceedings  at Ihe February session ot the.Creston  school board on Monday night has  been handed us for publication :  Board met iu m:Iioo], members all  present. Chairman .Inel/>-���������<..; prejiidt*:!.  Minutes ol" previoij:; nuvtinji" i\\.d and  adopted On motion of Hayden-'-dior-  ringtou. ....���������������������������  I.t'tter   read   from   deportment,   in  answer lo our letter of .Ian. !*'*!, -Ill ing  that ehenue for $2!(5������).1M) in'hiiiig si-nt,  Secretary slated that, same had since,  been received and placed in bant-  I,,,,,,,, |      c  Tvr       iv       .7 ,.  Mawson Bros, announce that they  are expecting a shipment of new prints  in a few days, and advise prospective  buyers to postpone purchasing until  this stock is open for inspection.  Creston Board.of^Trade had a special meeting.ou Tuesday night to hear  President. Constable's report of his. interview with the government at Victoria, on Reclamation and other hiatt-'  jers. Z...' ,.iw .",.,-.;....-,.,:.,.;,. t z.^.za~Z ;'���������'"'. ;.^ .'.  .-������������������  ;������������������'������������������-:. --~-'i-'\ ���������-y-y...-���������   ^x.y\'^r-j-':-.     ">.���������  'At-'the* -February., meeting^ of the  Women's Institute obi Friday afternoon the ladies decided to get to'geth-  eir'j������ lend ing fib^ary", and are: having a  book-. shower'-Ois -beha������i of .the satueon  March-14th. ZZf. -.'"���������'       -''"-'     'yA'-  ., Friends of ReA. E. Bull, a few years  ago in ^charge of Christ Church, Cresr  ton, will be. interested t<> know that he  has given up church work in Ontario,  and has returned to Australia, where  he will likely-remain permanently.  . The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid had a  very successful sale of liome cooking,  candy, .white, elephants and-'sdnte  bazaar articles in Speers' Hall un Saturday afternoon.   Tea was also set ved  Creston Women's Institute .hiid a  very busy session at the February  meeting on Friday last, which was in  charge of the 1919 president, Mrs. H.  Lyne, and a turnout of about 30 members.  ' The features of the meeting were a  paper oh mother's pensions which .was  read by the president, while Mrs. St.  Jean gave a very interesting report of  the Kootenay institutes convention  which was held,at Kaslo the fore part  of October, and at which she was. one  of the delegates from the local institute. ..-.'...  The ladies have decided that  a   library would be a valuable asset to   the  Creston institute effort and to get one  started a boot shp"wer will be held' at  the March meeting.    AU members   in  particular, as well as any of the   citizens, who have books they can donate,  will earn the thanks bf the institute if  they will give one ormot-e volumes to  to this library, handing in on or before  the next gathering, on March 14th.'  Good headway "was niade on -the  quilting work which goes on at these  meetings and one quilt was^ finished  and a good start made on the second.  The finished Comforter- has been expressed to the Kootenay Iksrke General Hospital at Nelson, lo be used. in  the soldiers' ward of that?f~institution.  For  the   March   meeting   Mrs.   G.  Yonng will have a paper' on League of  the Nation   work.-'-i-TJBe  collection a-  mounted to 82.45 and was turned over  to the Red Cross Society., to whom-all.  the free will offerings will   go   during  1919.   The Institute also voted   $15.15  to be sent the -Belgian   Relief   headquarters.    The. usual clositig tea, over  -which Mesdames Thurston and   Rich-  .ardson presided, ii-itt^d   **he..institute  funds a, matter of $2.45.  the afternoon's intake being just ovfer  $50.  The cntibcik for- a local supply of rice  being none too rosy a syndicate -of  townspeople have got in a car of it  from Moyie. whicn is being, unloaded  this week. It costs about $1.25 a ton  at Moyie. It is of considerable thickness and quite clear.  Rey. D. MeGillivray, a Chinese  missionary heme on furlough, took  the morning service in the Presbyterian Church on Sunday, delivering two  addresses���������one for the Sunday school  scholars, which was followed by the  regular discourse.  m~-00^!L-m-m^-2^2x-Ld.  !     To further the scout movement Pie.  (Sihiin has consented to ;������fve n   t-iMf   in  1 it., i.,.. n . ,       . c ���������     '.,.,;;,' .,.,  'the three big battles of the "gre.-.l. \v������ir, ' complaining as to improper punish-  which will b.< the special fealure of a j incut (������l his rlnlil. Un motion rfTni"  social .evening the young people are ! I*-*'- Hoyden, seconded hy Tru^le.  geUing up for that night. '   . ' .lack������on,   That   secreluvy   notify-Mr,  i Farrell Ihat all children must nub  Q'lvM v\at-gathered in here in Ihe recent round-up of fund:, iu the Ked  ICeil Cross drive, which amount, we  think, will .oinnnie t'.i v..in i.ly wiili  the other points in the Valley.  II  NATIONAL WAR SAVINGS COMMITTEE   -    OTTAWA  SIR HERBERT B. AMES. Chairman  CAMPBELL.SWEENEY, Vancouver  SIR GEORGE BURN, Ottawa  JOHN BLUE, Edmonton W. M. BIRICS. Montretl  H. A. ALUSON. Cnlff.ry RENE T. LECLEHC, Mor.JriJ  HON. GEO. A. BELL, RcCIiia SIR J. DOUGLAS HAZEN. St 3~~a  JOHN GALT, Winnipeg VV. A. BLACK. H*l"f**  CEO. M. REID, London 1 ION. 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retardment of agricultural education,
arc wc really saving? Even thc interruption of certain alfalfa tests,
now in progress for two or three
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lhc province than all wo should gain.
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Wc look to see the day m Manitoba when thc science of farming
shall be better understood. Wc have
referred to thc absolute necessity
S'and the possibility, of vastly increasing- our production on the present
acreage. The science of farming
taught in our college and in some of
our schools must bring fresh and
progressive ideas into farming. Instead of so -many herds of scrub
stock, scientific farming will introduce thoroughbred stock. Contrast
a fine stock farm with the ordinary
scrub stock farm.
Lack of education today results in
a loss annually, in this province
alone, amounting to millions of dollars. Wc are not speculative in our
ideas; we are dealing with proves, r
facts, established by the experience
of other countries.
Again, let us add that it is not for
us to say what the immediate policy
should be with respect to thc Agricultural College buildings, but wc
appeal lo our government and to
every citizen, to weigh well every
fact and phase of thc whole educational question, before taking . any
step which may stop, if only for a
time, progress towards better farming in the banner agricultural province���by nature at least���of the
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Canada is primarily an agricultural
country.
In practical education, therefore, a
first consideration should be agricultural education.
What meagre sums we havr emended in agricultural education in com-
Sj��msoir "with  the importance  of    the
We  have
ers, some contend
As a
comparatively
ioi ior  use larm-
malter of fact we have done
fl-,���      rMir
naming Dr. Saunders, the man who
gave Marquis wheat to the nation
and the world? He might have farmed eighty or a hundred acres, kept a
few cows and horses, made a living
quietly and unostentatiously and never been heard of. But he followed
along lines of scientific agriculture,
he profited by his technical education, and his hours were spent in the
laboratory and watching the result
from a few heads of grain raised under special conditions and for a special purpose. Thc sum total of his
study will ultimately add hundreds
of millions of dollars to the wealth
of   Canada.     We  have   not   the   time I
to tell the story of a life of devotion I Pities a"y more
��?.rmcrs.
Speaking of farming, how _ many
minds, when thinking of farming, go
beyond the mere thought of a plow,
a team of horses, a mower, a binder,
a shantv, and plenty of hard work.
Compared with a little country like
Denmark wc in Canada are in our
infancy in the matter of scientific
farming.
Some men���and women, too���imagine  that anv technical  farming  ed-
ucaiion   which" takes  a  few    of    our i kings   of  finance,  or   statesmen.    All
sons out of overalls and smocks and : the money spent in Canada for scion
Deserved His Reward
Splendid Record of United States
Aviator
The splendid story of a young airman���First Lieut. Edwin C. Chamberlain, U. S. Marine Corps���who
during a two days' "unofficial" visit
to a British aerodrome at the front
to gather information won a recommendation for the V.C. and the American Medal of Honor, as well as for
promotion to a captaincy, is told by
Mr. John Russell in a report which
is issued by the American public information committee. His astonishing record is stated thus:
Took  part   in   a
German planes.
.. .>kcd    five     of  xliem   whih
own machine was badly crippled.
Shot  down two  others.
Enabled his British companions to
escape.
Swooped out of thc air, and
charged headlong into a detachment
of  Hun  infantrv  and  routed  it.
"Bluffed" three Germans with a
fake grenade, and took one of them
prisoner.
Rescued a wounded French soldier.
Swam a river under fire while he
drove the prisoner before him and
carried the wounded man.
Landed right side up with both
trophies in the allied line.
And would not give his name for
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WITHSTOOD   TERRIBLE   GRUELLINGS   OF   ENEMY
Major-General  Sir David  Watson  Says   That  Battle  Was  the
Hardest Fight o�� Canadians and Was One of the Most
Creditable Occurrences During the Great War
Filing Sodium
Deoosit Claims
Have Been Staked on thc Bottom of
Lake
X*.Tr
being* scolded.
Safer
'Wrcll, Jim, don't you guide hunting
to scientific agriculture, but we do
know that from the commercial or
financial standpoint this one student
of scientific farming has done more
for Canada than many captains of industry,  or  great  railway builders   or
turns   them   into  expert  teachers  and
counsellors  *<-   dangerous.
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Pittxhurgb, Pa.----'" V<>r many mnntlii
I wan not able to do my work owing to
?i   v/cfikn.������������'-'   Vr'hi<-h
tihc  agricultural  education  lias    been
worth while if we could point to no
other product of our agricultural colleges   than  Dr.   Saunders.     To    make
our point plainer,    his    experiments,
[ finally applied  to farming,  mean    an
u\ ci.iu,'.: lucrease on  every acre  sown
I to  wheat of nearly four bushels, and
| a  greater  guarantee   from   frost tlau-
iger, by reason of the earlier ripening
ilm  new  variety  oi   wheal.
A^i'i.-.iiUiiral  education!
It has been little short of a joke.
Wc base not, as yet, given  serious
��� i*---:id��'��-aiii-��n   to   agricultural     education.     Our   parliamentarians,  as   well
'as  the  press    and    public,  have been
I neglect Mil   of  agricultural   education.
j      Wc cry out in one breath for more
r'eul'ural  education,  bul.  wc  forget
-:.\y   in   another   breath     that      lhc
is  An<\   uioiliiics   must be  provid-
No, sir, I got tired of being mistook for a dcei\"
"I don't blame you. How do you
earn your living now?'*
''Guide fishin' parties now. So far
nobody ain't mistook me fer a fish."
���Hamilton  Times.
Farmers and others in the vicinity
of Whiteshorc Lake, about 60 miles
west of Saskatoon, have joined in,- a
small stampede to stake what are
claimed to bc potash-bearing strata
under the lake and ou its borders.
All thc claims arc located in township. 37, range 16; and township 36,
range 15. Whitcshore Lake is a long,
narrow body of water about 18 miles
in length and from one to three or
four miles wide. The claims have,
been staked on the bottom of the
lake and aiong thc shore line.
The claims arc being staked as containing "sodium sulphate and othcr
mincrals." Although nothing is said
regarding thc potash in the claims as
filed, the words "and other minerals"
arc intended to include thc potash.
The district is not thc first one
containing sodium salts to be found
in Saskatchewan. Several other districts have been located during thc
past few months.
How the Canadian corps had to
fight eighty-four German battalions
at Cambrai, is shown in a letter
which the minister of militia has received from Major General Sir David
Watsoii; comamnding' thc Fourth
Canadian division at the front.
"When one comes to sum it up," ,
Sir David writes. "I find that there '
wrere no less than 13 divisions, consisting of eighty-four battalions, pitted against us during the first terrible
days. Thc Boche actually threw in
division after division, and unit after
unit, regardless of cost, in his attempt
to stop our victorious progress. It
was actually the hardest fighting that
our Canadians have been up against
and the manner in which they took
these terrible gruellings and stood
these assaults durin0' these <1avs. ia
one of the most creditable occurrences in thc anals of this great war."
Sir David also praises thc work of
reinforcements, "who had joined up
just before these last operations, and
who, I am sure, you will be delighted
to learn, stood it through so gallantly and couragcouslv. as to fit them to
be true comrades in every respect ot
the gallant men with whom they have
become associated."
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Canadian Aeroplanes  Output in 18 Months Valued at Over  **%ns\i   /\An   tt\dmn  iJJ3U,UUU.Uu0  The Canadian Aeroplanes, Lin-sited, Toronto, a local industry created"  by the war, has turned out ; 3,00*0*  airplanes since its inception 18  months ago, thc output being valued  at ovcr $30,000,000. The plant covers  nearly 10 acres and employs tabout  2,500 persons, 75 per cent, of whom  are skilled workmen, and has a capacity of 350 planes per month.  Therearc three types produced: the  Canadian Curtiss, which constitutes  over half the output; the Avro, and  thc F-5 Flying Boat, the latter a huge  submarine chaser intended for work  on. the Atlantic coast and the coast  of France.  Longfellow Knew the Arabs  Story of Conversation Oye*che*?4rd   in  ~ . . . 1' r     ^Palestine ; .v.. <......,:.--:  Xicut.-Col. H. A. Gray Cheapen th'������  leader of the brilliant "Balaclava^*  charge of the Worcestershire -oaftji  Warwickshire Yeomanry in Palestine,  tells an amusing story of a conversation he overheard between two troopers some .way behind the firing; line.  One  of them "was  reading    a  b6ok,  *5Tlrt     4-l.A     .-.4-1.....    .rx. r. rx    *"*. rx...~-,rS     X\x ���������     0. r. rxX r..  ^..������r^      *.&.\*     y.*.������������-V^t   , 1AAC������U     lU^UltCU      b������&\J   ��������� AAVLXXAVS.  of the author",  ������T    rx��������� ~������_1f ft    _.._  _      IV.   -        V  i.uiigicauw,    was mc repiy.  "Never heard of him! What does  he write?    Stories?" -'/  "No, poetry." .      ,  "Oh!" Then after a pause. "Welt/  I was going to ask^ you for the Joan  of the book, but as it is you can keep  it.    . I never could stand poetry."' '.-j  "But this is real good stuff", replied the other, enthusiastically;  "Listen to this: ,.   ���������'  'And   the  night  shall   be  filled' with  music,  And the cares that infest the day  Shall fold their tents like the Arabs  And silently steal away.'"  "By jovc!" exclaimed his chum,  "there is something in that I I know  those Arab beggars���������they would -simply steal anything!"  Kope for the Chronic Dyspeptic.���������  Through lack .of, consideration of  the body's"needs"many persons allow  I disorders of the digestive apparatus  to endure until they become chronic,  filling days and nights with sulrering...  To these a course of Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills is recommended as a  sure and speedy way to regain health.  These pills are specially compounded to combat dyspepsia and the many  ills that:follow in its train, and they  arc successful always.     . '        *  Not Enough of It  Doctor:���������What you need is more  exercise.    What is your occupation?  Patient���������I'm a piano lifter.  Doctor (recovering quickly)���������Well  '������������������:er���������hereafter lift two at a time-  Detroit Free Press.  -z*xri   *H*?e   f*V"it-Jr*o*fi#  Bank Cashier���������What is your name?  Indignant Customer ��������� Don't    you  see my signature?   .  Cashier���������Yes. That's what aroused  TJ1V   C,,r"*"*'s't'*'\   ������������������   T.otirlrkti    Anouroro  E^IltEMxyft  Generate in Politics  ���������ffmp^ m  S~xH.i~t  Minard's "Liniment Cures GargdMih  When a man dies the undertaker  gets from $75 to $150 to bury him,  and the editor gets nothing for.ptib-  I'lst-ii-no-   1-iic .r\r\vt,ir.rvr   nn*ir������A  '���������-������--- ���������rx       .'--r       -.X.-.���������.��������� .. x.xrx.x.���������.  Whale on Toast  New Brand o������ Oleo Contains Whale  Oil  You may have heard of whale on  toast, as a vaudeville joke, but according to advices received by Saska-j  toon wholesale grocers, the real thing J  is likely soon to arrive in the form of  a "whale oleomargarine, invented by  the famous Danish chemist, Dr.  Sopp." The Saskatchewan dairymen's association at their convention  in Saskatoon last winter, made strong  protests to the Ottawa government  against the fictitious sale of oleomargarine in the place of real butter. The  feeling is now being expressed if thc  recent commandeering butter order  was for the. purpose of making room  for whale oleomargarine. j.u������ new  product is  said to contain    ten    per  ���������conferred   With     Uer.erais  Rather Than Ministers  The Vancouver Province directs attention to the reported statement of  one of the German generals to the  effect that military commanders in  Germany differed from those of the  other nations inasmuch as they stuck  to their task and did not interfere  with 'politics and statesmanship. Our  western contemporary points out that  the facts are against this claim.  So thcy are. lhc war was made  by Germany's military war lords. German diplomacy, before the outbreak  of hostilities and after, was military  diplomacy. The voice of Berlin was  the voice of the commandants. Thc  kaiser conferred with his generals  rather than his ministers. Hinden-  berg, Tirpitz, and the Crown Prince  were the kind of men with whom he  took counsel.  It is.not so with the allied military  commanders. Foch does not participate in tne politics of France. JKaig"  does not influence the policy of Britain. Pershinf^iever had anything to  do with the administration in the  United. States. The Canadian commander-in-chief, General Currie, has  worked his way up from a regimental  command by paying exclusive attention to his work in the field.  And this condition is to be expected, for these generals represent democracy.���������Toronto Globe.  UUA1  I m^Jl&l;.! il  Wi ��������� h B?"Sf������Bfir a v~^mtf-'' Wis t wm?  itfiKilifiA ifi, rmw  *a������aiMVAra*a A a v  Go after at        rt-frtft  "������������ libit  <a*  fi!*m% '������.  Liniment before it gets  dangeroiis -  Apply a Utile, don't rn&^iet -it penetrate, and���������good-by twinge! Same for  external aches, pain3, strains', stiffness  of joints or muscles, lameness, bruise-?.  Instant relief without mussuiess or  soiled clothing. Keilabie-^tha biggest  selling liniment year after year, nco -  nomical by reason of enormous sale?.  Keep a big bottle ready at ail iima  Made in Canada. Ask your druggist  for Sloan's Liniment  GUARD THE CHILDREN  FROM AUTUMN COLDS  s-at-.i?       ������-,*  CGs.LlTrB.xCxX  with 85 per cent, cream fat in cream-  cr3r butter.  Nothing is more disgraceful    than  ��������� -" ���������    A df**  . ������������������������ t; ������ *n *-������ r\ **i vr-.r  4    . r- n f n  lll01tlVV.������&vj   ��������� X0~4~.-,\-.- v������  A Stitch in Time  m-mmmi~m������mtmm-imii miiif M  THERE is a homely old proverb which  tells us that "a stitch in time saves  nine."  If the man who said it first had been  thinking of health, ho would probably  have said that a stitch in time saves nine  hundred and ninety-nine, so important ia  it to repair those first tissues tha* become  impaired by ill-health.  This is no new doctrine. It is as old  ns man. Unfortunately (to paraphrnso  another proverb), we too frequently put  off until to-morrow w'l'utt VvO oujrht to do  to-uay.  Failing to repair thc first tissues that  need repair, nllowingf'tho malady to continue unchecked, other tissues become im-  jpaucd, for u\\ pattH of Llic boily arc aym-  pathetic.  The trouble spreads. And���������then comes  ihe rent. N������hvi������hm fiminiliMs iii;lV show  themselves m varioub ways, much up uleup-  hrMtMu'Ms, headache.*', Jiuurnliric pains, nervous prostration and exhaustion, while  Inter developments take the form of par-  alyala, locomotor ataxia, or aomc form of  ,Sir'������M<n*,--'ly ������"-no!Tf*;h���������nil  thepc symptomw  are preventable, if that otitch had been  Nerve Food becomes important. Wo do  not say that it is the only means of preventing the rent, but we do say that many  years of experience have proved its valuo  as a repairer, of wasted nerve tissues that  havo   become   weakened   by   overwork,  Cr. . ������ r. r. ,-.  . anxiC' cy, ox  xi.-,-..  VJilSlVA.  When wo' say. that the value of Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food has been proved wo  are speaking by the book. Wc might, at  considerable length, tell you why Dr.  Chase's Nerve Food will make that stitch  if taken in time and prevent" the-rent, but  >rrrv,       %m *���������*, * m f%y      ttyl-mif my fTr.      -I ���������*���������*��������� r\  ���������*������ i-ir������-v fl /I "'       ^1^*> r>~-\      -4-F-* tm      ���������< #-1 r������,rs  that people are moro interested in knowing what bus been done in cases similar  to their own.  Mr'.", \V. T. Ahlioft, ***"<i" V'A.r.n'0'J. fitr^flt. TVlftr-  huro*, Out., write*'* "My nyutom wnr������ lu a rundown condition, ami I wiih troubled with nervoua-  iiumm and nlcoploHoncuf*. For nomo timo aluo I littd  liwin iinthnrotl wltli iHiurnhrlir, n������i<1 filtlinu^h I  trlrtrt mniiv f^nMnllriM. It wiih without Hlienfinw.  ���������jliun tliu uuvlou ol a iiiokiu x coiniuoiicou uttln^  1*>r. fhmio'n Nervn "l^ooit, noil coon foiltul Hint uiy  jioiiialj;Ja wan uuroil, unit I liuvo not bomi troubled  In UiIh way mImoo. T ������1ho l!ud thut now I can ������wit  and ulftop tvrtll, and I irlvo full croxllt for thin  Kroat boi'iAflt to Dr. Ohuno'ii Norvo Food. I niUrht  Minn montlon that 1 hud lo������t ������M)ii������l<Uir������.l>W������ In  v.-cScnt. liut artor u.-iln*.- tlio wci'vo ivoou x wunu)..  buck tho flttuh I luid lout."  you cu'a obtain i.ir. I'iuit.i.''; Nervo Fi/OiS iiiim  ������iny dfnlnr at t'O rontw n. boV, mlv for $2.75, or from  Iyirtirri o xvt  ov>c.'   oUc,    ipi.<jO-  MONEY ORDERS  Send   a   Dominion   Express   Money   Order.  They are payable everywhere.  Ukrania  The Fall weather is the most severe season of the year for colds���������  one day is warm, the next is wet and  cold and unless the mother is on her  guard the little ones are seized with  colds that may hang on all winter.  Baby's Own Tablets are mothers'  beet friend in preventing or banishing  colds. They act as a gentle, laxative,  keeping the bowels and stomach free  and sweet. An occasional dose will  prevent cold or,, if it docs come on  suddenly the prompt use of the.Tab-  ; lets, will quickly cure it. The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or  ��������� bv ��������� mail at 25 cents a bo-*c Tro**"*. The  Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brock-  ville, Ont. \  Unnecessary Precaution  The town council of a small Scotch  community met to inspect a site for  a new hall. They assembled at &  chapel, and as it was a warm day a  member suggested that they should  leave their coats there.  "Someone can stay behind and  watch them," suggested another.  "What for?", demanded a third. "If  we are ail going out together, what  need is .there for anyone to w*atch  the clothes?"���������London Tit-BitS.  Name Given   Rich    District   Means-  Border Land  The name Ukraine given to the rich  black soil district of Russia bordering on Austria and South Germany,  ���������means border land. The Ukranians  are known as Little Russian's in- Russia, and as Ruthenians in Austria and.  Hungary. There are about 34,500,000  of them. They have asserted their  right to independent existence for  centuries. They claim that they own  the land from the Carpathians to _ the  j Caucasus, extending well north into  Russia, including part of Russian and  Austrian Galicia 'and part of what is  known as.Russian 1'oland. When the  Poles were conquered by the Russians, the Ukranians became subject:  to Russia, but they have never lost  their racial sense.  Millers Worm Powders not only  exterminate intestinal and other  worms, but they are a remedy for  many other ailments of children.  They strengthen the young stomach  against biliousness and are tonical in  their effects where the child suffers  from loss of appetite. In feverish  conditions they will be found useful  and they will serve to allay pain and  griping in. thc stomach, from which  children so  often suffer. "  JHOWB llilS L  Wo offer One Hundred Dollars Re-ward  io? any case oi Catarrh Um cafi-COE be cured  bj 'sisXVi Catarrh Cure  Hall's   Catarrh   Clare   has    been    taken    bj  years, and bas become known as ths most  ��������� ehable remedy tor ' Catarrh. li all's Citarrb  v.ure acts through the Blood on the Mucous  burtaces, expelling the Poiboa troai the. Blood  aud healing the diseased peruoas.  Aitex   you have  taken   HaU's   Catarrh  Curs  ior a short time you will, see a great improve*  inent   in   your   general   healtlr.     Start   taking  F. J. UHENEV  &  CO.. "loiedo. C.  Sold by all druggists, "*5c.  Resting Her Face  Hc���������You don't seem glad to see  mc.  Miss Fadds���������Oh, yes, I am, .pnly  this is my hour for resting my features from all expression.  Complete in itself, Mother Graves*  Worm Exterminator does not require the assistance of any other  medicine to make it effective. It does  not fail to do its work.  Th������ King Conserves His Coal  The king has given strict orders  that there is to be no central heating this winter in any of the royal  palaces until November is Jhere. Everyone who has visited " Windsor  knows the enormous sizes of the  kitchens and their semi-furnace  grates. These kitchens, are no longer in use, the household, cooking being done in a much smaller kitchen  to save fuel. Coke is largely used  these times both at Buckingham Palace and Windsor. The heating of  thc conservatories is also to be stopped, and the beautiful flowers and  plants will be sent to the hospital*",  and churches.  A man who quarrelled with the editor sought a lawyer and asked . the  best way to put the newspaper out of  business. The lawyer told him to bujr  the paper and run it for six months.  And wui'si: iiiau Lluit. iue lawyer:  charged $2 for the information.  Freedom of tlie Seas  Allies Obliged to   Exercise   Utmost  , Stringency  In u recent issue of the Journal of  the Royal Navy League of Siam, thc  king of Siam writes that many people are too enamored' with thc expression, "freedom of the.seas," even  to think of explaining it. One party  in favor of the policy, he observed,  wanted neutral ships to bc free from  the right of search. If, hc pointed  out. the right of search was abandoned, it would be practically impossible to detect thc passage, of contraband goods. Suspicion had born  aroused by thc fact that during tlio  war some neutral countries had  bought larger quantities of certain  goods than lliey had boon i'n thc  habit of doing, aud the inference was  that they were acting as iii'.iiils for  tlie central powers, who were unable  lo buy direct  for themselves. There-  ;��������� .    / - it  .jtC,    lji~ t.tiU.jC     ljL.i ill.kil j     u.iin.Lu.11     l.xi  rights of nations, unless thcy happened to be lo her advantage, tlie :.!-  lie--, were obliged to cccrei:',-. the utmost stringency in carrying out  their  Some people  learn o*fxhe  harmful erffechs  of tea and coffee by reading.  Others find out  WM 4m    W ���������"*-*-���������*"*m'\^  "     S"������*'-������'������M*-'   mm. *      -.  ence.ln either  case its a good  idea to adopt  INSTANT  um-  ,;.;u.  tM'M'Wllftri  Miiiard'*; Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  A     Oi'ni'nAi'fiiH'   "1/->1I<������t������  The  SiiuilUauii'cti  valley  in   P.iitisl.  Columbia,   i:i   ('uiiiiiij,   to   l!u-   !:\,..t   .".  a   tomato   raising  district.    This   yi.'irl  there were '"fiO acres  under crop, .Midi  a  big  packing   house  aud   three   can-|  iH'i'ie1-:,   evnploviug   "-5U   per;,;ui:;,   were !  .'Ill ,1 ,1 il   rl .   'Il'r I I' I       1           CH   , 1    * l! I I , f   I  .. -1       ��������� t i . . - . .  the   fruit   \v:im   shipped   in   ilu-   pr-'inV'- I  and to iiie oiiasi eiiies.    "i"wc on iianj  product;: of the vnMi.y ::vc :\\ ,r>  : '.; .id-  J\ "doSicioms  drink made :  from the finest  cereals, ha rm-  it:**-������������> ctitU iioui-  i-tvhi-nt}. t^iade in  the cup,instantly. Saves suriar  and fuel. :  it  !!  IC     r~"     J*"    J->     .00    Jr.    r** mmOSSm-iW-mmJdrxVmWmaiiBj  m  THE CRESTON REVIEW  lrlr\Jn-vA~\*--  , isstsftd -vr-s-f Friday afc Crestou. B.C.  Hubiseriptlojs i $2 a yeas* in advance;  $2.50 to U.S. jiteissis.  U. F. HAYK8, Editor and Owner*  CRRSTON. B.C., FRIDAY, FEB. 21  Following is the complete statement of Sales Manager R. B. Staples to the shareholders of Creston  Frnit Growers Union, Ltd., at the  annual meeting on Feb. 11th :  In addressing you this afternoon  as oue of your directors, and also  as your mananger, the feeling  which is uppermost in our minds is  one of satisfaction with the work  which has been done the last  three  ing your accounting, paying exchange, keeping your fruit insured  | against fire while awaiting shipment, taking care of claims and  grief of aii kinds, buying your supplies to the best advantage, giving  you credit on these supplies until  such times as your money begins to  come in and, in addition, a hundred and one odd jobs that fall to  our lot as your representative.  If you are in doubt as to whether  we earn our money or not let us  mention at least one concrete example. Last season we wrote and  mailed five thousand letters, which  was about five thousand less than  we would have written had we  been able to find the time.  Our report would not be complete this afternoon without some  reference to our selling policy.  For the past two years we have  adopted the policy selling direct to  the wholesalers. There is no reason why this policy should or should  ��������� x\ C~ ���������     i-U-  yv3L.X'L��������� V'T  v-j XTLTJf    ~iiXX3<5   Jf Curia    XXjX LIXXLJ  reason that three years   ago   your  directors and their   employees   undertook a task the difficult features  of which they  themselves  scarcely  realized.    This    problem   was   to  bring back a business   which   had  become bankrupt in dollars and   in  credit and, what was still more serious, which had lost the confidence  of the ranchers without whose patronage it could not' hope to contin  ne, back to a state of solvency and  to a condition where it merited the  confidence of the ranchers   and also  of the various firms to   whom   we  oo.ll   o *-**��������� <r|   -Pwwmn     iirnmririi wa  V-n-itr  uvii.    KmxMK*    mm ���������%-*+-,.%       mm M-AT-r m-.m    ** m~    ~-fK~jf ���������  It has taken three years to complete this work but that it has been  brought to successful completion  the report of your secretary proves  conclusively. That the employees  of the Union had no small part   in  *+*~-4-   I.*  -^**\~-- ^m V~ .m -mm*  \sr^.  O^*"*-* ,Tk4-*���������������**"-. ������*C3  m~\-f'*AJ    Uv  0\r������j ���������i->m������-M'^r\Jim  . *"r������"*r-  UVM4VV*M*\/NJ'  hear remarks which might  lead us  to think that a certaiu  percentage  of our shareholders were under the  impression that the wholesalers had  some sort of a mortgage on the life  of the Company and  that   it   was  impossible for ns to move anything  direct to the retailers   even If   we  felt so inclined.    As  a   matter   of  fact we have confined our  dealings  largely to wholesalers for the simple  reason that we have always been of  the opinion that this was the   only  way in which onr   stuff  could   be  logically handled. Our   experience  during the last three years has not  furnished us with any good reason  for changing  this   view.    At   the  same time this is a question of policy which the directors should   decide -and decide in  accordance with  the wishes of the growers.  Should it be the wish of the  shareholders that we should at  tgmnt; i-ry aa\\ direct to the retailers  the present standing of your Com-  l pany is such that you might hope  bringing the Union back to its pies- j \or a greater measure of success j  put standing goes without saying, than would have been possible at  and it is difficult to refer to the any other time in the history of  matter at any length without appearing to sound one's own   praise.  VlltS    L/AAXlLfX,   XIX    onto  For this reason I intend to review-  past operations very briefly indeed.  I simply wish to impress upon you  that you have now at your service  a business which merits your utmost confidence. A business which  is able to take care of all of your  output quickly and intelligently,  and secure for you the highest  market price; guaranteeing yon  sure payments in a reasonable  ength of time after shipment. A  business that has the confidence of  the people to whom yon must sell  the bulk of your stuff, aud also enjoys the confidence of the houses  from whom supplies are purchased  and is able to obtain from these  people credit up to the full amount  of your needs.  In my fstinmtion more   important then ail this is    the    fact   that  the Union is able to give  3**ou   this  4nrv"ot������ at,   a    very    much    reciiiuud  cost to you as compared with  your  business of. ftay,   three   years   ago.  Perhaps it is not going   too far   to  v.xy x.\\?0x, it i" '.i. romiii'lcwblo f.'tct we  have this year taken  cure   of    two  and a half times the business of^39-  ".."; e.T :-. h',rii>, <:';Ht, rind this in <~ttiit.������> of  A\>-. fact that tlie elfWct of thiH    war  ipon 'ho cost of doing business was  mil. frit during 1915.    This we vpii-  i.orc to .-my if- a    record  which can ���������  'nit, )>'��������� <.f{iiHrlh<rl anywhere,   f would  iike to imprenn upon the sliareliold-  '������������������rtt thin   afternoon    the   fact    that  s mir 'isUnliHitM* during l!'<. pa.'jt   yenr  ban been done at a cost to    y;>u    of  \oy.H I'niiti liv.������ {mm- .���������.mil..   W hilt*    yon  have been charged 10 per   cent   on  yniir MtateirieiitH every dollar    ovor  the actual f:*>st ofbtiKiiieria hart gone,  to increuHt- the aHscHts of your company, and increase the value of tho  ..I. ...i  ..     J   ir..  ��������� r.f.lr   i.<   l|i������#.|r  ' *'. dr.!       IN. ox"   .-h " t'  t a  run'   i* milt)      it, !  ��������� *-.- i  in quite poHnible that next HMlHon i  you will want. t<������ do ImfiincW at ae !  't.nai I'imi, whitdi iimihiih Cmot >v������������"Hilii i  the 1111������#*>ti idii-rim t**n per <".wnt I  in������xt, H.-aHon, ..ml Hhoxild our   I.uh'ii  .7"'-"      ^'  connection it is well to keep in  mind and that is that you cannot  hope to get a retail price from a  wholesale house, and so long as you  follow the policy of selling to wholesalers you will be up against the  fact that sales are being made at  higher prices by people who are  moving a certain amount of their  stuff direct.  I can sympathize with   and understand   tlie feelings of  the man  who having stood ��������� by   the   Union  with his produce is faced with   the  fact that his neighbor has made. a  sale at a higher price  and,   in   addition, has no commission to   pay.  Let me say that so far as commission is concerned the Union   is   giving you service that you  are   getting mighty cheap at the price  you  are actually paying and as to   prices obtained just keep in  mind   the  fact that it is season averages that  count.    In this connection it is  interesting to note  that   our   prices  ! are second to none in the Province.  I have the figures of rue   organization that claims to sell all of  its  output direct to retailers and while  their priced are in someoases slightly higher than ours  tho   difference  is so slight that it offers absolutely  no temptation to follow that plan of  selling.     When you take into   con-  aidoration the added expense of doing business direct, the surety of accumulating a list of bad debts, and  the possibility of not always   being  able to find a matket for tho many  lines wo havo to handle, and on top  of this when we consider   tho   faot  that tho established wholesaler   by  reason of   perfected    organization,  superior selling ability, credit  connect ions and established preference  due to all-the-yoar-round business  can in all  probability obtain an average of 25 cent p. per package more  for atiytli!*",--; be may have to offer.  T say when you take all of this j  ; into consideration it seems to us  I the height, of folly for your Union  j to think of attempting to do otber-  I wise then follow the present plan  I ot selling We now have "iHUiiiliuli-  i ed connections with the best line of  ke The Reiisrmng Soldier Welcome  i'mh oe .mi Mtiooessfully handlld as in  the p.iMt.   there will'lw.   a    consider- ; wholesale    Iiouhch      ill    the     west.  ,il      ,.,,,,.   . .i ,.,.,..,... .,;   ; , ,,!  rrT I !,.- '   - ^'"*"  people  liuve m.    fiitiniiv      i'eni- |  -..���������..Kon to go back into the bands of! ������������������������������ M.witHM youi'   i,uhiim-*������ au    now  ..he. growers,   dust   keep   the*.'    fact ,t| '<"' "K "������������'���������'������"���������������"'  "'",     '''"���������*     <������"*aoUK  in mind, and    whi-n    you    are    up  '  < .vouched by our opposition,   ah yon  no doubt   wilt lie, vou rati point, out,  .I,...,..   ���������);:;���������������,   ���������'<-;���������������. r    '    ".::���������':'.   ;H      't'-Ml"  1      ..:,.. '..:���������-     -    -    ' ���������-������������������-���������    *������������������ -'I'       .-...,  ���������������ud V'������'i eitri also point, ont, thai, for  rt    r, I ��������� 11������ I I  nijj-  all   your  out.pot    iinndiin'/  and  , ,1.1.'   ....'������. i*        |f|,|rl.l,i������        ���������������ir| ������tl|<|l|ll|l'  n ei -ytbiiig yon   grow.      Wium-.!"  an<l caftable, of giving   you    service  that  I am sure will Ibid as saUnfao-  l.oiy ;vi In po !'iib|" to get from    any  w Im ili-n,tin connection. 11) -, t\:\J oc ;  t-lii. fi.tr! */ saf ififnclorv experience o\ \  t.be last l.w.������ neiiMoiin eorninon    bun- j  llll'Mil    HIT    -I'     Wlllllll llietlttl'     lllllt. Wl'   i  .-.iiotild    bi1.   very  sure   tbut,   Wf,   are j  , ,     - i ������    if........... i  . I*     li.,.' I   I . . L-', Iii.,..      ,..., Ir,t...i ... ...  leinot  to never |>resent connections. ;  N  r'| "*HIS" is aa important hour for Canada. The  ���������*��������� nation is entering on a nevy era. It is passing  from war to peace. Let us start this new era right.  There are thousands of soldiers returning from overseas. The Government is doing all in its power to  get these men back to civil life.  It is giving a Jfar Service Gratuity���������more than  any other nation���������to keep the soldier going till he  gets a job.  It gives hiftt a pension���������where his usefulness is  impaired by his service.  It teaches a man a new trade when uis service  unfits him for his former trade.  TrX,  11  gives  mm  jt ee  0ra��������� yV  0. r. 0V -9 B  Wt,~.Ur~-~  if^y* ~*xv,&~-4mum A f4iM-\.  nrVtmn  W kXS^SX  Ml  1 ��������� ��������� ���������  HA-  ness recurs, and   supplies  free  artificial limbs and  surgical appliances.  It  is   bringing   back   to  Canada at  the   public  expense the soldiers' dependents now overseas.  But the Government, however willingj cannot provide  the personal touch needed in  this work of repatriation.  That must be given by thc  people themselves.  The men who went from  thr������se rt.5i.rf..-*** %cs nuni. in Kiand-  ers deserve a real welcome  home���������the best we can give.  In most towns committees  of citizens have already been  organized to meet the soldiers  and their dependents at the  station, to provide hot meals,  supply automobiles, afford  temporary accosnmedatioxn  when necessary.  In addition, many other  towns are organizing social  gatherings to give public welcome to returned men after  they    have   been    home   a  few   days.  After he has rested, the  soldier must be provided with  an opportunity for employment. In towns of 10,000  population, Public Employment Offices have been established to help soldiers, as well  as war-workers5 secure good  ���������joDs quicKiy. vvnere mese  exist, citizens should co-operate, Where they do not exists  the citizens themselves should  help put the soldier ia touch  with employment.  The fighting job is done. It  has cost many a heart-burning. But it has been well  done. The least we can do  is to show bur appreciation  in no uncertain manner.  Don't let the welcome die  away with the cheers,  The Repatriation   C^nnmiii^e  OTTAWA  PRATT'S Stock Food. .75c  "    Poultry Food. 60c  Liquid Louse  VSItar  ItlllUJ,  7Ro.  .      ���������      ��������� Trm  Robinson's Louse  Powder. . .. 75c  Oyster Shell, 4c. Ib.  rtn-  .\nnii.   1/  1-/.0.  w������     i  Utisaad M 121-2c. lb.  It looks like winter was about over. All the  outward and visible signs indicate it, and the weather  prophets arc inclined to take that view also.  Therefore not a bit too early to start conditioning  your Horses, Cattle, Poultry, etc., for spring work and  change of season.  Our advice is to stick to the preparations that  havo given highest satisfaction in past seasons, and  would remind that wc have a (inc stock of thc following at the very attractive prices shown opposite.  W���������    .,..,������    .A.rs   T,rfxM    .vrtyt-.Td*,!    yvitU    W U M.     WALT  FINK SALT, COAHSK SALT.  I  1  j  Mottcy  cheerfully refunded j  if good:; arc un.'.Mtrtr.t.'icrory j  * in,  a ���������mmvi*i*������i~'  |M.^ i^f '���������ypr-%   Htrrrl  .v. *��������� M> ������ mm. m-T.   m   0 HA 00. mmm p~% jr~ fi   I)   H  WI-*  i ������u-rtr������tnnt������*<*rt(Hiii'������  ;Ji  r������ .������iai#MKf*Mtti to^������,������tinp������K������������^������������B^n#������WiBJ -*������,������������ ������ n-rpaiifiBUi-ay^  s .-^SsSPKSS t AJfeSWrS * jSS^SrS * iS2-������"f5S s ,"2.V*������*"5*Sx  ,1-gB , Q$B$-I?������H J&EVIEW  ������-*  We, the undersigned, J^reby agree and  pledge ourselves to close our places of  business on EACH and EVERY WEDNESDAY   AFTERNOON   from    One  MARCH   5th  IU      X\\  p.m.,   aaung  AyP Ti'.yT 0X7X5  v> v jL^ivixjj^iv   isr,   iyiv:  front  "-*' ' 0%   r<\  J   rT>  Burns & Co*, Limited  utile Co., Limited  A. p. Manuel  Ji V*- ������IT :   ,  Mawson Brothers  .im������bii Drw^ & Book Co.  S. A.'Speers  an outline of the aims and objects of  tne organization a 'resolution was  pagsseci fdr. tne Creston institute to  affiliate, at annual fee of .$10, A letter  was also read from the Cranbrook institute notifying that they were hoping to have the creameay in that town  in operation again this year under  farmers co-operative direction and asking Creston Valley'shippers to giye  them their 1919 shipments   of   cream.  MOTd^RY  PUSLiO  #��������� wuW^ar* *****���������# V VA          dT0m���������T0m   fi������^������*  dm.    K  e-mJmT J-J ~ar--~-  ������������������   id���������d^ AX.  ���������������������w   T~tx~-n*.  -  -   8.O.  ���������                    -  .- ���������  To Taifr it avmr  COLT LOST  Strayed from-the, Yale pasture late  hist suninier, coit coming a years old.  ������.������K:*-.v C-x.���������    i_ ���������_ .a   e. . .    ���������   ������ x.      ���������:- .^ .*  .v .uue i������ud, niiiu ieetr wmxe, - "tteward. -  Nntify G. CARTWRIGHT, Erickson,  HEIFER  ASTRAY  Strayed from Kitchener last fall,  red heifer, 2 years old in April. White  mark on face and some white, on body.  Branded OH on left hip, Kewarcl to  party giving information leading to  recovery. G. &." BUN1V Kitchener,  B .C.  CALF ASTRAY  Came onto my ranch the fore part  of January, black . and; .white heifer  <-alf (brown tint down back), six  months old. Owner can have same  on proving- property, and paying costs.  VICTOR CARR, Crettton, B. C.  ���������,^, ������������������ '   "' '~  .���������2���������2 JSx. ^.r jdm.*mimrx ^xA  Jl    Gt.ytUS&^di-mi  %\ SI  Sail.  -JLV.JU5rKlMJ*r  . About fifty .of. the mei-ubers were  out for the special meeting; q'������ the Creston Farmers' "Institute oii Saturday  night, at whicfi'the'matter tit merging the trading i^epi-tttaki^nkiUk the  assets appertaining "theit^t^ -gitoiv the  Fruit GrowersiUni^^wasjy������^.for disk  cusaion. " '..Z r~"^  -'-it-'.'".>-'  President W. V. Jackson presided,  and briefly but clearly outlined the  steps that had been. takontha*i*.culn*iin-  atedin;the calling of the/i Yneefing, as  well as" setting -forth the' good' and  sufficient reasons -for sntalgdiiiation.  To carry the supply of feed, etc.. thut  members were insisting should always,  be available, more warehouse  .acconi-  ���������iv-i^^ffTaBffl^a    mff-ftBlH.-f-ft.ffe  opBGicu mmm  ���������M  Flannelette  White, 31 inches wide, at 30c.  4 j>ieces, striped, 35-iri. wide, at SSe.  Dimity  Assorted checks, at -30c.  Table Linen  55-incltTat 80c.  Irish Table Linen  ������������1-.    ���������>*���������    tt������1  1 t\  s \r.  Men's Work and Dress Shirts  Sizes 11! to 18  asssa  xmmmm~0m0m���������f00������x4  mWmtrWsmmM  ������l*t*tf*ttlW(^i������*^'^*^''l'lMkH������^  - J" ���������  ,r~\Xd~klm xrm  '^xtii-ti.^  tfiiigiv ^^M-Hxli.Ut-3  St.  ^a  ������     . 1. M . "W- X��������� .rx,  odation would have to be provided,  considerable snore capital would have  to be available to finance the business,  and added expense in the way of installing a bookkeeping system   and   a  tm ���������**. ~m   k-r\ \f-4r\rT   o-ri-Q-n  *J-t>ijo Jof������������51   oo   i������7oll   uC  ���������LXACVKJl     Xi*.-    lUUlk    LrVJlilVfl     Vl4iij  UW^-VIt    Until-.      m v  -~ a, X - *Jtf*-r  to help out in other directions from  time to time.  President-Jackson also called, attention to the. fact that the Union was  now in a position to take over the  trading feature of the Institute.; It  Sad the* warehouse room and help and'  the office staff to look after the books,  and it had-the capital and standing in  wholesale circles to buy feed in the  desired quantities. Too,1, almost 90  percent. o������ the Institute members  sold fruit through the Union and trading would be simpiified all round if  Ithese growers could get credit on feed  up-to the value of the fruit and vegetables deliyered to the Union for which  payment had not been made.  The point was raised as to whether  theC.p.R. would permit the Union to  undertake the work in a warehouse  on railway property, but this matter  was not taken'seriously. It was argued that if the railway would per-  ��������� iiiit.the Institute to do a trading business it wpiild hardly object to another farmers organization taking over  and carrying on the .(tame business.  A demand was also made that the  Union should give a ��������� guarantee that  the margin of profit ttiken would nev  er exceed the five per cent, charged tit  present. This,J;<tfi, was negatived, J.  A. Lidgate ainong other' things pointing out, thai, of tlio .Hcares of farmers  organizations doing a trading business  the Creston institute was the lowest  of them all. Mr. Lidgate also mado it  quite clear that tho wise policy was to  amalgamate on the terms set forth.  On motion of Messrs. McMurtrie and  Litll'-jnlm it, was decidiul to. transfer  the trading .department to the Union  with the explicit uudui'stahdiug that  all Institute members���������whether Union shareholders or not���������should be  able .to buy feed, etc., as in the past.  The motion carried unanimously.  . There.AVtiK some criticiom of the directors agreeing to sell tlu* Institute  warenous.:* at WUH. in view -of the tact  that two years ago it cost them $180.  MiiWi-Vi:.. vviiun tho motion i,<> eom'iriu  the sale at SHOO was put it carried hy a  li.Miil.s'r-i.in 'iluiulil.y���������.so um even boh in,  of the opinion that it should he turned  over free.  Nil itltl.i   W.li-r Jlxml  tl.l       tin-      tlllllwll'r  ol the htihinesH, but it. expected that  trading will coiuiiience under the new  firm just as soon as^he neceNKiuy papers are executed and a price agreed  upon for the pntrh.-n.e of the trading  depart .ment. equipment.  lii'li'ote cloning Dittclor Coin.table  reported fully on the Mi'snion of the  vvem, ivo������M������������!f������y ���������:<���������!������: rat niiitilitlc  which lie. hud attended at, NcIkuu the  l;;t',''.' jvart of.JaJttmry. ( After, h������-.u iu^  Editor Review ?  Sib,���������Believing that the time is  ripe for the farmers of the Valley to  get together for the purpose of improving the livestock industry here I  uttVe written away ior inior-jiatrion on  Community breeding of Live Stock,  and *#!!! have a considerable atnGunt  of printed matter on this subject to  put before the Farmers' . institute  meeting called for March 1st.  With Community Breeding established here we would adopt one breed  of dairy and one of beef cattle���������all, of  course, registered stock. This system  of co-operation will enable us to import the best sires obtainable, 'The  individual breeder can seldom afford  to do this. ..., ,  The sale of surplus breeding stock  becomes much easier under the Community system because outside buyers I  know that they can make up carloads |  of registered stock quite easily* As an  example of the success of this system  one district in Wisconsin shipped out  ii,c~0v j\r\4. xt-.  ~������ . :_x_. i -.. "l.     J  i~Atxt,LtLjLj wuriru in regiaiicicu auuutk, auu  that did not supply the demand,  With so many breeds as there are  in this Valley today we ^can never  hope to attain success in theliye stock  business.  Then let us get together determined  to ^*ut Hslde our r*erso*is,*' fancies re=  garding breeds if by so. doing we can  get the Community system started.  I believe if we do this it will only be  a. xcw years until .^resto'  m SKMOPSI8  OF w  LAND ACT AMENDSWEWT  ��������� Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land .suitable -t^r^^asrlcultural -purposes  and which is tion'-timber land.'  Partnership "fircfafiiptiona.- ��������� abolished,  but parties- ofe not/ more than four may  arrange for adjacent pro-emptipne, with  joint residence." but each ruakirss necessary improvements on respective claims,  Pre-emptors' must occupy claims for  five years and majte improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation, of at least 5 acres, "before receiving- Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  ���������   x, ������. onfl'Sioo  Tnt&ic   ���������.4*   T\V4\vxr\m  ^jxS-r-.07      T4~ ..Atr.77  -&u*4ix     v alley  noted for her cattle as she is now for.  her fruit, ^ W. V; Jackson.  President "Creston Farmers* Institute.  seven  \ Fpift / SALE-^Saddie,   pony,  years old.-���������H..: l~ Crosthw5jtit.-.     ������������������'.  Pruning shears, including the   long-  handle kind, at Mawson Brothers.  tionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  intermediate, certificate of improvement  and transfer his -ciaun.  Records without, permanent residence  may be issued nrovlded applicant makes  imnrovements to extent of SSOO per an*  nvra and records .same each year. Failure to make improvements or record  same will operate yds forfeiture.. Title  cannot, be. obtained oft tI������������������o cSftims ita  less than 5 years,.- wttti imprpvements of  $10 per acre, inelueing S acres clearau  and cultivated, and' residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding-Crown Grant msy  record another pre-emption, if be requires land in conjunction with his  farm,, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown, grantsss  land.. ������������������  fi .   ������������������ - -���������       - '-  Unsurveyed "areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be -leased as ho"mesites;  title to b'e.-obtained after fulfilling residential -and improvement conditions.  For. .grazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 640 .acres may fee 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'.s Forces. The time  vitliin which the heirs or devisees of a.  deceased, pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  oi.e vear from the death of such person,  a& formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege, is also made retroactive.  TOWNS. ������"E  PRO'PkRTY ALLOTMENT  .������-. ��������� .   -..   ACT,.  Provision   is   made  for   the  grane  to  persons    "*������ol������irg ,'.-.uncompleted    Agree-  mei'trt t^ Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion ofrthe land, if divisible,  as : the   payments     already     made   will  cover in proportion to.the sale-price of  .the .vhols parcei.    Two or more persons  :hoIdi������'6^ fauch -Agreetnents    may    group  tlieir interests and apply for a proDor-  tionate  allotment  jointly.     If   it   is  not  ��������� corisitlererl advisable to divide the land  covered .-by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  cf  tKiiis!' va!u.e selected  from  available  Crowp   lar,ds*in"   "the    locality  may be  -maaeu.   lhese allotnaents are conditional  . upon, payment  of    all  taxes    due    the  r .Crown   or   to    any    municipality.    The  rights ' of     person's  to whom  the  pur-  Chaser, from, the -Crown  has  agreed to  sell are also "protected.    The decision of  the1 "Minister of. Lands in respect to the  adjustment of 'a proportionate allotment  is-.final.    Tbe time for. making .application for 'these*'allotment's  is limited  to  the -1st ������iay. of ;May,^19;19.. Any > applica-  :'tion'"'mnfte''aYrer*'t*Kfc-,  date -will  not  be  considered.. .These^ allotments apply  to  town  lots iind* lands of the Crown sold  at public, aucfion/ '. y,. - ��������� .-   ���������  For. information apply to any Provin-  ^���������claii*X*tovernme*h-t UAg6nt" -OT'"to������^! .  , .._   , Q.JR..NADBN.  ���������  - -Deputy Minister of Land i,  Victoria. B. C-  9  in LuiTib  Canyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED  w������u  it-tmsmmswrnsmtm*  grnxxdm.,  II   . j-g f-%\ ������������������������ Mr- -i im trC  | .H ~m S���������xAid JCLJ**L JSL*!ttr. 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HKNN'KTT  \������::  ]',\  11  ii  rnvmimtm.  ���������I.  immmmmt  sH  MfJ!SBSgJ!iJL^^u Ux-L-i  m.n,Uim-mm~m-i^m. i m**  g^-tw^aas  ������*tw~~mtiMSitm~Ui~4xmttt  \\.\\\f-\mmumm.mrtxmm  sgraraaa^  i0mmmsmik~-0Wmi~~-msm~>  ���������UWMIIM  IWIMM'M  'mimimmii-m. ~m^%tm^^  mwmmmmisi ^l^t.,****^*. f*ff%, fB^^S^rmgj.jSfltfrJ  i{!lt������ll������4i^������MWJBWK   ~-Sr~-MtM*~-M4~w,t.~i  *a*P������wwa^^  IBRS  'SS-mm  ������m~T9S  viwwtjfwfwisi-s-M  ".tti���������.J.;*4.������l.rt.,..'~i������4,  *������HiM*^t^!������%liw^fWi*i'  |l.it#lll'<W#������l^'^)|^ U������0WWS*tmm  .-Jf^S-'.ir-ti:r$*A?^^  m^tivm-Mi  m.~������iiim'ivA*si-^~ &���������  ir.vAxSxy. I WifaiiMiiBWpw^.wl, > h, Bn������a'M'!ta?jiiii!a'L  r~-~w~n^~mwm-wm 'in, ���������'-._��������� ~^-~..., _ _,.  i.*Ux\|  ������>*        "^  *3*l***W������*D*������lfl/WM !������.->*���������***>���������  KA AS  Bl  90.  - ���������m   tarn   mn    as  -as *si"*������- s<s>-  r**sr*a *3s*5b'1������  Even a small quantity of meat  goes far and becomes most  nourishing and satisfying, if  combined with  BOVRIL.  24  Canada Pood Board. Licence No. 13-442.  Rheumatism, lumbago, neuralgia, sprains, lame buck, tooniaeue, Esr-  ache, sore throat, swollen joints and nil similar troubles are quickly  relieved by Hirst's Pain Exterminator. It has been sold for 40 year**",  and should be in every household���������has a hundred uses.  All dealers or write us. HIRST REMEDY CO.. Hamilton, Canada.  Where He Was First  "Is there anything you can do better than anything else?"  "Yes," replied the small boy, "T  kin read my own writing."���������World  Wide.  SPANISH  FLU  Claims Many Victims in Canada  and  should be  giiardcd  against.  linard's Liniment  srill&upipx-i  i'S'asi-'E3'"   S**"'*������acii������������o������  Cats Thrive on Gas  Other Animals Seem tb   B������   Badly  Affected  There had been an extremely heavy  gas attack, shell after shell had been  sent across, and the whole area had  been drenched. Six men who had taken their masks off too soon had succumbed, and yet, a few minutes later  a cat was seen sunning itself, and  performing a leisurely toilet on the  roof of a dugout.  All other animals are badly affected by gas. but apparently the cat is  immune. In the ramparts at Ypres  the rats s*yvarm ia the dugouts, but  hundreds may be killed without any  difficulty, for many are blind, and  nearly all arc "dopey" from the effect  of incessant gas attacks.  Gas seems to have taken the fur  from the skins of many of them, and  ���������probably because their nests are  impregnated with gas-^-the new generations all appear to be afflicted.  The wheezy cough of the gassed rat  is a common sound in all dug outs.  Horses and mules suffer badly,  and have their own gas masks. Dogs  make tracks for fresh regions when  gas is falling. But cats apparently  stay there all the time. Of course,  some find safety in gas-proof dug  outs, but that docs not account for  all of them. Perhaps their nine lives  come to their assistance.  ���������TrrsTT-D  sod intentions don't pay the grocer's n  JL   bills.   Your family has to live even i. yon ~  don't.   Secure a Monthly income  Policy 5.  now.   Write lor pamphlet to-day. 5  THE EXCELSIOR LiF������ INSURANCE CO. 1  WINNIPEG      SASKATOON      EDMONTON     VANCOUVER        g  iAgents Wanted in U nrepres-rited Districts) H  Sm-am  lumimmiiMDi.  ,.ii.i im n������*i  RCJSStJS I  Is a Cireat l'revcjitative. ocinjf one of iiie olc'-  Cst remedies used. Minard's Liniment has  cured thousands of cas?es of Grippe, Uronchi-  lis, Sore Throat, Asthma and similar diseases. It is au Kneni}' to Germs. Thousands  Of bottles being used every day, for sale by  aii druggists and general dealers.  MINARD'S  "LINIMENT   CO.,  Yarmouth.   N.   S.  Ltd.,  ���������j" ADIES WANTED TO DO PLAIN AND  *^ light sewing' at home, whole or spare  time; good pay; work sent any distance;  charges paid. Stamp for particulars. National   Manufacturing  Company,   Montreal.  Changing Weather Conditions   Have  Destroyed Plants  One of the industries for which  Florida was famous for years has  been gradually passing out during  the last five years and will soon be  extinct if some way is not found soon  to  revive it.  Pineapples almost vied with oranges 10 years ago when over 1,000,-  QOi) crates were shipped every summer from lower East Coast, besides  considerable quantities from other  sections of the state. The changing  weather conditions which brought  the cold a little harder each winter  have gradually destroyed thc plants  until this year very few shipments  were made of pineapples from thc  state, and what were" shipped \verc  small and of inferior quality.  Thc one greatly favored section on  the Indian Kiver, from ten miles  north of Ft. Fierece to fifteen miles  south of that city, along, the high,  sandy ridge skirting the river, has  frequently produced ovcr three-quarters of a million crates of the finest  pineapples; Avhich brought from $1.50  to $4 a crate. Thc pineapple growers in this section have been greatly  discouraged over the conditions and  their failure to produce crops, and  most of them have given up trying  to raise the luscious fruit and have  been casting about for something  that can be raised successfully on the  ridge.  Awful Asthma Attacks.    Is there a  member of your family who is in the  power of this distressing trouble? No  service you can render him wiii equal  the bringing  to his  attention  of  Dr.  T.  D.     Kcllogg's    Asthma     Remedy.  This   remarkable   remedy     rests     its  j reputation  upon  what  it    has     done  j for others.    It has a truly wonderful  ' record,  covering years and  years   of  , success  in  almost  every part  of  this  ! continent, and even beyond the'scas.  Few people realize that nervous ailments often arise from digestive  troubles. Thc stomach fails, for  some reason, to digest food properly.  Then thc system languishes and the  nerves become exhausted in striving  to continue their work. Impure blood  also causes nerve troubles, but frequently it is in the stomach where the  mischief starts. As "the nourishment  is carried to thc nerves by the blood,  it will bc seen what an important connection exists between thc stomach,  thc nerves and the blood, and how  such troubles as nervous headaches,  nervous dyspepsia and insomnia may  begin. # ...  In such cases relief is easily obtainable by means of Dr. Williams' Pink  tvii_    'i-i _:ii_. ���������i������������������:ak   *i-.~   10^^.1  X His.    iiitM;   j>u������s>    ^t^itmau    tuv.    uwuu  with the food elements on which the  nerves thrive; at thc same time they  exercise a tonic influence on the digestive organs, enabling the  to derive nourishment from  taken. By this perfectly natural process nervous ills are steadily dispelled  by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. If you  are suffering from nerves, or require  a blood-making tonic, give these pills  a fair trial, and see how speedily the  best of health will be yours.  You can get these pills through "any  dealer in medicine, or by mail at 50  cents a_ box or six boxes for .$2.50  from The" Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  A CHILE'S health de-  ���������**- pends a great deal upon  the foundation laid in th������  years of infancy. Give the  children a good start in  life by avoiding stimulants  and feeding them lots of  Cowan's Nourishing Cocoa*  This food will make yousr  children robust and prevent them falling s prey to  epidemics.  Order a tin ef Cowan's Perfection Cocoa to-day,  5t is  purest and best*  system  the food  **������^*B*^*sS������3������5'.^*-fflK*!:S2K?������2^'K  IA Cure for |  I nm Breath g  B^Btnl breath la & tign of decayed y  teeth, foul ttorauich or unclean g  H bovfei." If your teeth aro good, 5  Pj look toyo-r-disciiivc organs ot fj  Jh   once.   Get Sc':*jtr& Curative Syrap   7*  ������&t druggists. X5 to 30 drop* Pi  after meal*, tJeaa up your food ja  Bpftsynj;* and atop the bad breath M  odor. 50c. and $1 00 Bottle*. ^  jS Do not buy Bubttitutes. Get vx  ������j   thc 3!.r.<dnt>.. t   Q  NURSI N G  The Too Faithful Stone Cutter  Tlie -irintcr is usually the hero���������or  tho victim���������of the humorous story  Hint tells of a blunder in copying;  hut here, is a mistake laid upon thc  stone culter that, could hardly bc  matched by any bull perpetrated in a  IM-inting office. The story is credited  10 the St. Louis Reveille: The workman had been instructed to carve  over the door of the new church this  v.  from   the   Bible:   "My  house  BOO  Canada T00A Soard  ilceaaa No. ii���������MS.  Newspaper Reading  t Newspaper reading helps one to  understand human nature. In work  and business it helps one _ to grasp  the opportunities within his reach,  to estimate the need of the people  and learn how to supply them. It  helps one to be a good citizen, estimating at right valuation thc claims  of politicians and the contentions of  parties.���������Brockville  Record-Times.  Sure Death for Gophers  Writing in reference to an item in  The Canadian Food Bulletin, relative to the campaign against gophers  in Manitoba, ***. Vancouver correspondent says: "It might be good service  if you made known the method of  dealing with the gopher pest, as  practised in California; this ia by  leading the fumes from an automobile  or motor cycle into their burrows. A  piece of garden hose is attached to  the exhaust of thc machine by one  end while the other end is put into  the hole. Thc motor is then allowed  to run and the gases, which consist  mostly of carbon monoxide, flow  down into the burrow and poison the  occupants. As thc gas is heavier than  air, it lodges in thc dips and hollows  and remains effective for a long period."  Plants That Urow in Craters  In the crater of the extinct vol  vano, Haliakalau, in the Hawaiian  Islands, there flourishes a curious  plant, locally known as "Silver  Swords!" They are evidently some  kind of cacti. Efforts to propagate  them elsewhere have, it is said, always failed. Thc crater -where they  arc found is a huge "cinder-strewn  bowl, absolutely dry and devoid of  any other form of vegetation.  ��������� nobmm at*.  PUTNAM'S FINE FOR  CORNS THAT ACHE  '"?\  **-=  pas sat  .i-.-.ti  ��������� c called the  house  of prayer."  In   ord'*:*   lliat   he     might     get      tho  Kord:*- correctly, the stone cutter was  t.ir.if'-:iri St'l t'. %'A j  .  ll'.nir.      V.iii.V.'.rl   ,.-,:  tctKrir.;:. im '. >   .'.ntJ  !. .    I    /������" Ik  wil'jf.r.I   Ir-Ui,  'ill A,  *.     i'.OYaL COI.i.f'.F.   01'  , r.-'i   , T.irovitfl, f.'r.3.  ~t-X0~m*~ii^m   'm'+mr***. T(V!**.Wb*-sSri*i.  -t%^t1tv\^f.Js        '"   WW������������������   -1*0.-014,-0   iPSJt'v     -M ���������'"*   &rrat   Knoti.h   Lctm-dy,  X*3������ jSl.   yj "������--<!* mX.A la-r'a&ratBtt tha whofa  ssmmymmmjtA-^mm.^     r,1(J    ^|d#i */w#|    JiTtroO-i  i i-fel'l't'd    to  '.M.11;.hew   ::  hi--   work,  "M\   house  nl' 1'iavi r;  '���������':   thi-".,'-!  W'.iY'i ;    ���������  "...nd  the verse in the Bible���������  v-;., 13. JI c proceeded to  'ind  cut  the  whole  verse:  shall bc called tin; house  but vc have made it a den.  r<  in  ��������� ii  ': '-'  .   away    by  Cniv,   v, hid,  ���������i. ,111- ��������� -1 >.  "ider    the     prettiest  Clear   Ihe   cxi'.rcs-  u'inr.-:    Holh'Hvay's  ui'.ls     thoroughly  sem.  tVrit, pmnphtri miiUr-rt frte. V.W. WOOS  IWHICI-MW C4Xx..-~~Ui~.--'i.   Sl/Simiitxdiximjt  tM������ mtmir. rnttHrnt maiMUXsw h.s. ts.-i. t4.~-  mt*.0t*\-.c. ri������. (.ukhi* .'.uni, , 11. w!iKi'f.,,.l. i.,j.i i. 1., m  h,   WIU. KI.M.4V.    6I.������.,;.������.I,   11    U.U.I.   Ji.-.rl.     l-.,-.     ,-L,  mVijii*.**������'('������. M. *yt0~ii i-i n t. t. uw it-.iki: n-i.-r.'* ,1 ������*'���������*  iir.iiiiii *mr< riir- fi'tttV. d-.-iK .'i ii,*. I.* i.-i.itdx,  tUir ���������-> ''.n invrmfM (fttri II .u.-tirvxii. I nuiiou. t'.'itw  'v-h''eKAPiOf������i iiil^ml  tan   mn   iaxii*   UA14KI,   *nrit     i liHvxt ���������������������������!������������������    II OJ  mstt.mtiiit.mtAup AMU-.t.,. m xxx. -.-.im-* *xc.-Tm  Giv-ij   f,iivi~  fitoc.Hc 'Demand  i'-.i'    ' 'ii['h;,:,ixr s  the   world   short-  ��������� ii  I��������� A\\ -. :-,In���������.������������������]������ iiivd he-).'/; in  far".  .'!��������� li-. c slock. ( ,iii;u!a will be called  .: 1 - ���������* ���������. t i'r I. '��������� 111 iv-liii'-; the (locks and  ���������������������������i-i'I. oi i'.iniM"', ii'id the afl(r \v;u  il',;.;,'.'! v. ill b,L f,i< ate r than lhc win-  i'i ;,'.:���������',''    i    ilu   '.'iri.v of  ihosc  in  touch  Mm.n<!',   Lin in*.-ml   Cut'ft>.   Distirniprr.  Kvcn a drop or two of Putnam's  Extractor takes Ihe sting out of a  sore corn. Mighty slick work Putnam's does on a crusty old corn. You  see Putnam's shrivels thc corns up  quickly, transforms it to a bunch of  (lead skin, loosens it from the toe so  you can pick it oft", roots and branches, with, your fingers. It's painless  ���������that is why Putnam"-"' is so popular. It does really cure quickly���������  that's why yon should take a quarter  to the drug store today and get a  botth   of Putnam's Extractor.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, etc.  All Good  0;>1  Seed  Sleeper Sleeps on a Sleepcr  A. sleeper is one who sleeps. A  sleeper is that in which a sleeper  sleeps. A sleeper is that on which  tlu: sice'iei' runs while the sleeper  sleeps. Therefore, while the sleeper  sleeps in thc .'deeper the sleeper carries thc sleeper over the sleeper under the sleep'm* until the sleeper  which carrier! the sleeper, jumps the  'deeper and wakes the sleeper in the  sleeper by striking Ihe sleeper under  the sbeper on tlie .sleeper, and there  is no longer any sleep for lite sleeper  slce|iinr,   in   the     sleeper    on     the  Poultry Business Increasing  Farmers Are Now Beginning to Dispose of Their Surpluo  Birds  A growing business in Western  Canada is the handling of poultry.  Farmers arc now beginning to dispose of their surplus birds. Cold storage plants are all in readiness for  this trade, and they ensure farmers  the best possible preparation for the  consignment of their produce to the  large market centres of the Last and  thc Pacific coast. The Saskatchewan  Co-operative Creameries are makltia  arrangements to handle over one. million pounds of chickens, turkeys,  ducks and geese during the next few  weeks, the surplus of hTty thousand  farms in thc province. An .advance  payment is made to the fanner upon  receipt of the birds at thc station, and  final payment after they are marketed.  it Jiitui .fain jaegonc.���������.warn neuralgia racks the nerve;* or lumbago  cripples the back i.s the time to test  the virtues of 'Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric  Oil. Well rubbed in ii will slill the  pain nnd produce a seupalinn of ease  and rest. There is nolhing like it as  a liniment, for its curative properties  an- creat. A trial of it will eshtblish  faith   in   it.  ITCHING ECZEMA  So Bad Could Not Sleep.  Red With Water Blisters  and Burning.  "I had eczema so bad I could noi  sleep. It first started en my arm, then  I had ii on my body go that I could  hardly wear my clothes, cmd I had to  stay in bed. My flesh was dork red  with water bHste?8s and burning and  itching*  "Everything S tried seemed to rnska  tne worse, and 1 had the trouble for  nearly two years. I read about Cuticura Soap and Ointment, and I got  them. They did me good right  away, and now I am entirely heeded."  (Signed) Mra. Peter Mcintosh, French  Riyer, Ont., April 10, 1917.  Kow often audi distressing, disfig=  uring akin troubles might be prevented  by every-dfiy me of Cuticura Soap and  Ointment for all toilet purposes.  For Free Sample Each by Mail ad-  dre;*������ post-card: "Cuticurn, Dept. A������  Boston, U. S. A.''   Sold everywhere.  J   ���������n'***'****'.*.'!*^^ h -.  1  jjy^AUJJI ^XtltASmiAiltlxxx.  ,^������**,w*,J������wr^^iiBiwfwpn*������������i������������l.,.  r'-fc-^'W-'M^-O"*  m.tv\  n'ri-d. it* y.'.ir 1,'iwn, -tf'nr.r*,  thw  ^.���������/^V^'^'iiS^^/^   ���������  r^rtZZZZ. .ZZm*,?������*^ 'V  ��������� Tm04Mm,���������l.��������� -i.0X.''~x0xri"'- r, >  ���������. i.'.-Ji. 0^  \mt':Vx.Htm~ii'i-^K~0~'   * ���������   "  ������.><-������������������>-.��������������������������� "      '���������**        ! ..>������������������; :a.  giUitr.  ������������������������������������,11     '  '.V ������  l'.' *  i  ^ J   .  \    I  MA'/   /ir   (J.i.  t .', itd  I.'I  'ill  Doubly Handicapped  ore   were   ,'oiiH*     deucieneic,!!  troca ~m������ *0W  i  111  ilu. iiii!*,' vdv.i.���������;;';��������� iu of ^.Tt":1. D'nialitt'"  1 but n\u: never uienttoued tin in or admitted  Ihcir existence.  "Will yon sign your nanfe lirref"  1 '('(|iu::;ii'(i llic la^yir wlie.i,, i\!i:;,  I >. rlialiliO. liau ,.:...k u li.1 iii,:,i ..[' ..  d.^ri] t r.'i ti'ifeiTMig .��������� -nine jv���������*>��������� <'i��������� s���������,7on���������",  to   her  dangliter.  "You i.ign  il  yoitficlf, an'  I'll make  nir tnailc," siiid the    woman    (itiiekly.  "Sir.ee   nie   .���������;.���������<"���������,   f;:ive   r.nt    I'm     not  aide   li>  Vv rite  a  v.urnl."  I       "tin'.v    iie>    Mi'l    ;-i"'li    ni"   hmh 11    ihe  I la ;\ s������..  "Spell it whali'ver wav you please,"  :-���������    M.-.-      t l,.,i-.liii,.     . ..,���������].���������-.'..:. I,-     "^i.ii'C  jl   lest   u:e   tnth,  1 liere'.-i  iml   a  wi'nd     J  I:-.   ���������' -    ������    - ���������'.!    I    e:,n   ��������� i.,-" " -   ! i.mli.i,      I  I   I 11    1������i 11- * ^  v^ run mx  WltMiovor yr������n Imy  matches, sec that the  name "EDDY" ia on  the box. St is your  beat guarantee of nafety nnd  ktUUtitiicuoii. ivioru tl.au uitxiy  yctro of^ manufacturing experience lt������ back of it,  EDDY'S MATCHES  ~r.ex> the Urr* -burning In mlUlou* ol  i.'jj.n:'.i.U.i\i lioiiir;*. Tlicr." (��������������� a (i:;-tcli  tor r.vi'iy 1,urinific uiuhhk 1 Uo. .lu to  40 dllfercnt Edily l.iimdH. Now tluit  lli������ tux 011 iu*tchr������ iiiiictliiilly  doublca ttirlr runt, It t������ more tlutn  t-vf.t ts rral ffonomy to ���������������*"* tlmt  i'Jilii^'iil lialUi; U itli thc IXiiC.  3  I!  'I'lhe tl. ii. Eti������y <C<������. Llt������������U"d  v ������������������������������������ -ti    - - .:.  A ttfi -TiAirt nf IniU'ratnl Vll"tu:vrt  I  i  I  t  P.  <:i  *������ j i 101 *< M tU I-������' ��������� (-' ���������< t * ^.t >-������*l ���������/������! I������������ < 1 ��������� 141-> Ht t������4 lit- K11 * 1 * 111 U| i**AV. * W> * MMtA������ 111-11 ���������^-fn.i'-^tUI * "m--* H***-*4������������(������<i- ���������## M-*M*������< tHl if 4 Hi U *"J lj IU* Ji *,! U.������  M<.''. U't*'"������������������l'������'niini-i,fiiitiij|i|ltiiii<i(<������|n  44i0S1r4&*4>m&1i*$r^^  1* KMijfttrBt ^v-msm-sm  WW^'ftWifyt* r 'tTr'^<!T"tj^,'tif  ���������^TiFrl'^y,,^'*''^ Ha?e a Good tompleriora!  Of no j u iiraiui  The true secret of complexion lies  in the blood. Keep it rich, pure, nutritious, arid, above all, keep the system regular. No aid to complexion  compares with Dr. Hamilton's Pills.  They tqnc:and enrich the blood, cleat  the system of waste products, promote good digestion, and, in short,  establish sound . health, which, after  all, is the keynote to all happiness  and well-being. Don't delay; the  charm of a lovely complexion and al'  the blessings of health are yours,  once you employ this old-time family  remedy. All dealers sell Hamilton's  Pills in 25c boxes.  #*  ^  VA/lVJLJUI.r*  BY  ^  HEADGN HILL  Lcni'oD. Melbourne, and Foroato  J  \ Continued.)  So the chief constable had gone  back to the links, and Inspector  Noakes was free to indulge in the  afternoon nap with which he loved to  comfort his too solid flesh in the hot  summer days, tie was in his private  room in the police station at St.  Brannock's, his great baggy face buried in arms outstretched on the oltice  table, when the telephone bell roused  him  into muddled  activity.  Shambling over to the instrument,  he took up the receiver and learned  that hc was speaking to P. C. Jar-  rott, the officer in sole charge of the  King's peace at Comlyn.  "Yes, it's Mr. Noakes. What's up?"  hc demanded testily. "'"'Eh? Another  mystery? For God's sake don't say  it's a murder."  The suDe'rintendcnt listened to the  labored answer, his double chin failing into its natural creases, and his  eyes losing their sudden alarm, as it  wandered through a quagmire of detail.  'Oh come! that's better," he replied at the end of the constable's  yarn. "Master Tom Burbury missing, is he, and his ma in her tantrums? Boy's lark, of course, but we  must keep that woman's tongue off  us, Jarrott. I'll drive over and look  into it. Meet mc at the rectory at  four."  Giving orders for thc dog cart in  which he visited outlying districts to  be brought round, he jogged along  through the country lanes and eventually across the moor that lay between Comlyn and thc sea.# As he  nearcd thc village his spirits rose.  Officially, he told himself, he was  being dragged from his siesta on a  wild goose chase which���������with a fine  mixture of metaphors���������would develop into a mare's nest; but having vindicated the majesty of the law . he  would call on Mr. Jevons in his nice  cool panty at Comlyn Court. There  would bc long tumblers in that pantry, picntyof ice, and a selection of  bottles to make the ice palatable.  Superintendent Noakes was not too  partial to water, even in ils frozen  state, unless hc was very hot. He  was very hot now, as he gave the  reins to tho young* constable who  had accompanied him, and got down  to meet Jarrot, who was - awaiting  him at thc rectory gates.  "Lord, but it's warm!" he greeted  his local subordinate as he mopped  his prespiring  face.  "You'll find it warmer inside, sir,"  said P. 0. Jarrott gloomily. He was  ;t married man with a park of children, and he had dire experiences of  living under Mrs. Burbury's despotic  fiway. Long after all this bother  was over he confided to his wife that  he had worked hard on a problem  which had for its solution Mrs. Burbury as the murderess of Mrs. Morgan.  Superintendent Noakes, though not  a  leMueui  i.i i   Cuunwi,   w ��������� ni  .i   11 i^iiieu-  ed man as he knocked at the rectory  donr. The reputation of the lady  who dwelt there was notorious for a  radius of twenty miles. And hi:* apprehension w:is justified, lor the  Monti broke directly the door was  opened���������by Mrs. Burbury in person. I let- mean, ferrety eyes snapped tire; every an^le iu her shapeless  iil'.nre  stuck  out  aggressively.  "So yi.ni have eondesceiided to  conic at last, Mr. Noah, s," was her  welcome. "Into this room, phase,  ami wipe \oin liool:, mi iiie in.it, ".ou  Jarrott. A 'pretty sink of inuinitv  Conilyn   is   growing   into,   with   itnilis  holidays.    And we  poor clergy taxed I  beyond our means to find your wages  for doing nothing while we' starve."  They had entered the dining room,  and Sam Noakes, mopping his heated  brow again, was neaiiy goaded into  mention of a noble sirloin of cold  beef on the sideboard. But discretion prevailed, and he fell back on  the unfailing resource of the rural  policeman. . He produced his notebook and a stub of pencil.  "If you will kindly inform me  when your son was last seen, madam, and any other -partic'Jars adjacent to the inquiry I'll do my best,"  he said respectfullj*. "Of course," his  evil genius prompted him to add,  "there's a h'old haddige which says  that boys will be boys. Maybe Master Tom is only playing truant."  ������ This w-as more than feeble jocularity; it was rank rebellion and mutiny. Like the Ancient Mariner, Airs.  Burbury held Superintendent Noakes  with  a glittering eye.  "My boy is not an ordinary boy,"  she spat out venomously. "He is a  young gentleman of very high brain  power. Though he. is only fourteen  he is wdiat you will  never be  if  you  i;.-������       Xrx       r.        \-..���������  J_���������.1 - ~1 ...        ,1-J- >-'-   .4.4 x.     cv>    cl     i iii lilt I v-vl IX     CiCVi-i      u\;ii.\.Liv V.  Under my guidance he has been trying to make good your failure to  bring thc Morgan murder home to  thc criminal. He has fallen a victim  to one of Sir Anthony West's emissaries."  Noakes did not know what an  emissary was, but the. declaration  roused his curiosity. He was uot  keen on reopening thc slender case  against Sir Anthony, but if there was  any bedrock to the ravings of his  termagant, he might still be able to  stick in his cap the feather which had  eluded him. Hc would cheerfully  abandon his "h'axiom" for good and  all if he could go one better on the  public prosecutor and Scotland Yard.  "1 beg 3'our pardon, madam; that  puts a new complexion on the affair,"  hc climbed down. "Kindly favor me  with  the  p;irtic'lars."  Thc rector's wife accepted the surrender with a shrug of her broad  shoulders. Thc story she had to tell  was of the simplest. The previous  evening Tom had gone out between  eight and nine o'clock as he had been  in the habit of doing lately, promising to be back by ten, but he had  not returned, nor could any news of  his having been seen after leaving  the rectory grounds be obtained; Diligent inquiries had been made in the  viuage, nisi uy ivus. xiurbury ner-  self and later by P. C. Jarrott, but  with no result. The boy had vanished like a puff of smoke.  "Didn't Master Tom say where he  was going?" Noakes poised his pencil for the reph\ The question was  thc first that occurred to him. It  seemed the most natural one to put,  and it was put with no idea of it being at all disconcerting. Y'et the  dauntless Mrs. Burbur***- hesitated before  giving her answer.  "He hinted that he might be going  down to the shore," she admitted  tardily.    And  then,  her  temper  mas-  i^^Zd-tjR^A0^y& * - -"SSiMju  MK&i&eiuiiSSau-BSiinQ'ia**^^  '.���������.������I-~' A^x~.m~0x-^-\ <v\  m^j^AOi        0f~~>        fl B  -       W5&    ((   1    -W  ^fiCTCTrgJPragHPre^^ \X-~  A Carnivorous Plant  Flowers arc Prized    for    Decorative  Purposes  The pitcher plant, is one- of thc  freaks of plant life. It grows in  swampy lands, and is well known in  Canada. The flowers, touched with  beautiful, delicate tints, are prized  for decorative purposes. But the  wonder of the pitcher plant is its  leaves. They are green, water-holding pitchers, beautifully veined with  red and pu:ple, with considerable  variation in form. During rainfalls  they are filled with water. This  largely evaporates, leaving thc receptacle   half   full.      Externally   these  cups are smooth, while internally  they are lined with fine bristles  pointing downward. There is also a  sticky, sugary sort of semi-fluid substance to bc found around thc inner  margin of thc bowl or pitcher.   This  bread per day. The third attempt to  escape called forth the horrible reprisal of being nailed to a plank of  wood by thc fleshy web between the  large  thumb   and   forefinger,  scars   still   remain.  where  On   the    fourth  arrangement not only attracts a large j occasion  the     poor    fellow    received  number of  tiny insects,  but  they are i three   bayonet    wounds    in the stom-  t���������&xfv  o eager to feed on the sugary sub  stance that not a few tumble into the  water below and die there. Thcy  cannot fly out, for the lines of flight  would be practically vertical, while  hundreds of little bristles confronting them prevent escape over thc  surface by walking out. Many believe that the plane, through its  leaves, absorbs thc digestive parts of  these insects, and that thcy thus contribute to its nutrition; in other  words, that thc pitcher plant to this  extent is one of the carnivores of the  vegetable kingdom.  t-r.r.nrr  7.r.~. rxrxx .7 i. ..  V X-A.xr i.LLj xrx,  -T-iZmttmrnm  ach, and the punishment for the  fifth effort to escape was, hc said,  too  terrible to be  related.  wui r&]>uuy j-t-pr&ve your  liver a&��������� puiimg t%iO-t~i.ch  and Mood m good order*  Sold everywhere. , In boxes. ������5c.  A correspondent    writes: '    During  some  canteen  work  I   recently  came  -XT.       -t-r-\ 0 * 0-x\-x       -.-.rZt-XT        n XT        /������f/"infl/l       -r-v. ������- ��������� "" AS syr f. mm       4*\T  111       LUUCil       VY A Wi.      K-IX      *vJ\,i".iJ*-Vi      pliOUllV-i        "-������J.  war, who had spent one year in Ger-  j man captivity, who related some    of  his experiences. He had made uo few-  ..���������       xt-~ ��������� .-l ��������� r. **- r.~-x-x ir-        ...  VI        liltr.il ^i.\ tikl\.JIijrU       \.yr  ,    l-i��������� r.     4���������r-i.X (..rr. r.1C'1''r'"Ccl|l'  j    LllC     IllbL lllV. mlSil^Lv^ilrlu  .Jy... jr x  five unsuccessful cttorts  ' punished in a most barbaric fashion.  i He had had to undergo a.reduction  ��������� in ration to two ounces of bread and  j two ounces of meat per day, then  i solitary confinement in a dark cell for  ;a fortnight, with only two ounces of i "told ���������verswiiere, -~T 59c. ***. "box.     tss  Over .480,000 Soxes  *s  ij'i?     il ���������*^r__���������.  ~~>Oax* Mmtt-CiE a. <es*ur  This is conclusive proof that thousands find relief from TCidsey and  ������**!*-;-id���������7 trotzbl"-* ^lv "^in-1*  "At my request hc has been keeping  an eye on Michael Hever, thc witness  you ought to have called at thc inquest and didn't."  The superintendent wrhceled round  on his subordinate: "You have followed that up, Jarrott?"  "I couldn't sir; this is the first I  have heard of it," was the reply.  "I said nothing about it because in  thc first place Jarrott is so stupid that  hc would bungle anything hc undertook," Mfs. Burgury rather defiantly  explained her curious omission. "And  in thc second place because I have  good reason to believe that Hever is  quite' on our side in thc investigation  it has been my duty to make on behalf of my husband into a scandal  affecting his parish. Hever would  not have hurt my boy. I know that  he was only too anxious to give evidence, if hc had not been prevented  by people who arc conniving at Sir  Anthony West's escape, from the gallows."  (To Be Continued,1  Coaxing Ont the Whelks  Tlie common whelk (buccinuni tin-  datum) is much used by the Galloway  fishermen as a bait' for catching cod,  it is interesting to note the curious  way in which they get the creature  out of its shell uninjured. After selling their fish, the cods' heads which  were left were placed iu a row, and  long rows of the whelks arranged op-  ^.-,..:..,  iii���������nt    in  ..   ;!<":���������*   thi"!?-   the  yur  acious molluscs were stretelling far  out of their shells towards the Jish  heads. The extension greatly weakened their purchase upon the shell  within, and when quickly grasped by  the fishermen they could be pulled  completely out without injury. The  only   oilier   ways   in   which   they   can  he. cs.li.ii.Uil uic \.\, boiliii^; oi Mil.Lulling the shells; but boiling lessens  their value as bait, and the -'mashing  process is inn slow and inconvenient.  Not to He Taken in  "Germany   will   sing     small,      very  small,   in   the   end,   hut   we'll   answer  covered   murders   and   thc   kidnapping ' her like  the   indie.'  if   voiine    cent leiiien      home    lor      tl:  Tin  a   \\ ell -known   T  ^//fWfiilNE Granubtca Eyelids,  ^0\.4t>j^dW7  .^^rHii'W'.lln-Mmln.*.   Try IMn  \/fr.0  '**fr:f7r'CvourKyc*amlInUzby't.liyca.  ������0Utl -ll~~Zr*H3SajMtisr.ictt FyaCeRfert  u-      ������        ~.        00   ..-..-   i\\  Vmir Ilniirui.l'ii  ������r li������  V.rJ.\. (iUdk'Ofii: l-vV-'i-'-l-'J  l.iuil. *.u - |l������r '������ril'.-.  M.rruu  |CV������ ~~\vm. In Tutu'* '*!>.'���������.    l'"������ir linns: nf txt h'u������--*i~~.  r.'.kVAavlt'.t- B-:rn tXczL.c&y Co., CMevteo-  xwm-:)  W.  N.  .nenher \\:  ronto   iiian.  "Yi:',"  he   went   oil,  "we'll   ii o    more.  lie   softened   by   Germany's   penitence  ihau  ihe jud'-.e  was by  the. kidnapper  who  wiped  his  eyes  on   his enIV  and  bhibbt 11 d:  " 'Ji dr'e,   I'm   .lo\\ n   and   out.'  "'>.'\ mo, my man,' said  tin: judge.  ' 1 uil'li:   ilovsii,   Pill   .soli'ie.   Hot  nut   vet.  Vou  won't  be  ont   for seven  years.' "  llui'.iatefubiess   is   lhc   very   poison  r . . ��������� ��������� , .       , ��������� '    1  v,l      ,���������,lrvi, ..:..       i   .     .,kllriL_).  (I  Two Model Lnsls for Women ..ho prefer a hn>> vamp with narrow or medium narrozi; toe  vr.j-  :..   ..lit...it ������  "-' .'������������������-'��������� /.������ -. :...}. i..!r,1,i    I ,,.,;.. rx. /'.,},.x��������� l,dp)c   <*ri tn ixiii  AlJ-liUir  'III, LAI. It.mlt.tri il  II   III. I.  ill   y   lltx-il,  I.I t&'l.,  J4'4 .. ���������*  i"     *��������� ������.*"���������'���������   ..-x.r,  v-   .-    7- -  Solving the Nation's Shoe Problem  A LARGE section of the Canadian public depends upon  this company for shoes. Ourfinancial resources and buy-  mtm. ~~m~^nS power are greater by far than those of anv oLher  Canadian manufacturer of shoes; our volume of output is more  than twice that of any other. Our sales organization covers the  nation from coast to coast, not merely a small section at a time.  Our six branches maintain adequate stocks within the reach  of every dealer in Canada, and are now serving more than  fJ,ooo dealers, enabling them to fill orders quickly and to cut  down the amount of idle stock on their shelves.  II  W  -probl  c are making every effort io use this power to help solve ;lie. big  cm of providing enough good quality r.hocs to go around. In the  face: of an actual Rcaroity of leather, it in difficult; but ir. can be done if  you will co-oper:ito* with ur. ltuy wisely, for service rather than merely  for otyle, and nee that, the nhoes you buy are stamped v ith the "inanu-  ���������facturcr'a trade-mark.  A   H/KTr**!?  -. in. Av'ii, Jx-J *ww*  T. T <T\ T    TTV TT* X T  JX, X   "Oi   ~L~dl ~L-J    ~L-d> X. \  ���������% >t .. r^ t> f*--*��������� t\ *n\r  ~.\X-d"-~~~.'~.~--tmJ-,J~~4d      Jjt  I.IMIUII  "S/iocmakcrs io ihe Nitiion"  "ST.JOIIN  MONTKK.1L  TOllONTO  WlNMl'K*;      tKDMONI'ON"    VAN* Oi'Vt.!'  ii  Whet  rr<l_y   tvill It'ft   ItX'lC f'll��������� -  r0���������m\Wrwfv^i^NrS*imm.~.  /MiflTT'sWs^S.  0/fSeSmY-. . XXV. \lmmmX-  3 fimuqij mmniaXvCl'Smmt-li .  "zzzzzi  St ss, m ���������j t rn-x tmm ���������vi m  II iWrra.irMaiaiH*.  i^0Sj\mx&mtsrr,sA-t--i$njn���������^^  VS| m 4��������� ������ mm 00mi ���������vl  uiu-.-- 0~.i~-^xi-j': I I.u I ������-Vs���������*I  -t/ni '/'rntlf-mnrf,' en rv-  13  IM  ���������xriCifitxrx.  m  m~-rtm^-m~mm*^~~r-&v^  tmrfaXrrWrm-mm  \%)l$i\ii4km^^  nllllMl^.lll.Hlf-"   ���������-''���������'"������������������"-"--1    .-*-.-*~0������40���������   ^.-7.1* ���������0.4.     ...X*    ..- XX,,.I....XXX..0- ^....L....    ���������     "       -*"-j>        '���������"���������,1'r"'*"      ^^  i<m������tsmmmmmTm*Mm^mm  ������*<tm<rmmfimzm  1r$wl-mWmWli% AWflNftW *JiWHttWlWBflr*HM'*fct  mat  sBSSSPLLjfKSS^  M*flalBfiBl*MfBOM>Jfl*a!Bfi*K  ~'"'.!x^!~mm~-mmm  mv^iminmiS'ipiiim  Vr m.m> M ������fWiwifit*****-)!*"*^'  "i���������������w if*wHiM(������mw������������f*t������*������i������  ' ^m#t&Wimm^  ���������rtiWWr^^  ������������AsiB������Hi������������iU������m^*l^i������  ������i~m*m~iw~m~mm  07 rii7ir7rr4mrvmfT*MTts>mdi4i0lwiw^ tmmu0M^rivnriimi������^mimldcvii0imm..i.i00mi00 0n.xx.010. w-w  ,^^^a.������^l������^^lli,lliiii������'|iKll������i^ll]Mlte������ieWiMi������ili^  Af������400mAm/0^  ^fW^1%*t*^,l1i? l*s^*|SSlsi^|6^^SftiS|pf  ifWwfiw  iwwfflwii t~:tS~1f---Mrir^~j-vivx~-r!~x^^  ri(m^imVimw.iSXi:~viiiS-~rVi^m^  xm&Z-#Mm?0*-x~***t~iM^^  33535385H  THE ������bestoiT bbvibw  & &. tt SETm-aSSS tt ������L  We are dealers in the following cars :  FORDS $690.00  f.o.b. Ford, Ont.  BRISC/OE $ 13/5  f.o.b. Cranbrook  CHEVROLET $1075  f.o.b. Cranbrook.  DODGE BROS. $1835  f.o.b. Cranbrook  Have an Expert  Mechanic, and carrv a full line of parts.  R. S. BEVAN, Proprietor.  CRESTON,  B.C.  ,*2  \i\a  Our high-grade range of Footwear for Women, Girls,  Children and Infants is notable ior values in every type  of shoe we offer.  What -is more, our women  patrons will find most everv  line splendidly represented  as to sizes and widths.  Courteous treatment, careful  fitting, and uniformly fair  prices are one of the most  appreciated features of ���������}his  Women's Lace an  ilfSfS  f-i~-7  -%-.. ~ ~a-~.i  lagan nifaT'i'iB  lUISIIIUftUl  hoes  iiliiS  S  Kajnent, He was met at the sfcatipia  Siere by the Reclamation committee  of the board of trade who- duly impressed on bin** the need of all possi=  bie pressure from Ottawa on the provincial authorities to go on with the  work. .  At the February meeting of Oreston  Orange Ijodge on Thursday evening  last the following officers were chosen  for the ensuing term:  . W.M.���������E. Oleson.  D.M.���������D. Learmonth.  K. Secy.���������W. H. Crawford.  Fin. Secy.���������W. V. Jackson.   -  Ghap.���������G. Hendren.  Committeemen���������John Sherwood, T.  Ross.  The installation ceremony followed.  Several new members have joined  lately, and the lodge is again getting  back to its old-time stsength.  With the   Canyon   City   Auxiliary  back at work again the local Red Cross  work secretary has a considerable ������������st  of acknowledgements   this week. The  Canyon City ladies account for i suits  pyjt-iv.SxS, 21 handkerchiefs, 10 stretcher caps and 1 T bandage. Mrs. L.   Mc-  Innes turned in four amputation socks  and Mrs. Goodwin and Mrs. Cherrington one each. Mrs. C. Hall   and   Mrs.  Brousson, pair- socks each.Mrs. Compton 3 child's shirts,   and   Mrs.   Hall 4 .  petticoats.   Swisses fjisii&n   artitt   j������,qs@ - -  Cherrington    donated    . amputation  socks.  Creston is to haye a second garage.  This week Messrs. Embree and Foreman announce their opening in this  line, and are getting ready to put up  a building for the purpose on the lots  next the Manuel store. They are hand-  may yet merit the-phrase; pro bono  publico/ The   ordinary  meetings, of  the  association will  in  future - 'take-  place  twice  monthly���������the  first and  third  Saturday.    Ail  comrades  are  ogVeA to make special efforts to attend  atid tp bring' the names of new; com-  I rades with them.   The secretary's announcement of the support he hod re*  ceiycd from some of the leading' citizens  was  very  gratifying   ana- the  meeting expressed its thanks to the  citizens named for-their generous sad  loyal aid.  i  Is  any  in the  House ?  WUI1WII       VA1VI  fi*r!������ IliiifAn and  store.  I  AAA     ������. ������iro ..ft tfs  mn otitisS  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Cooksd Ham  Lunch nrfeai  Bologna, &c,  are  always  to  be  had  here.   In meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrcc^  products.  ees  To give you one hundred cents  worth for every dollar spent  \ here-T-thsbt's   our    idea   of  value.  -xgmx^h- ^ 8  fi  nmnrei-s ^noss i  . ���������:;���������     .fi.  -%���������  Better fervicg  Bb IB Bm S S  mim ~\m nm  nnATiiriMi:  Lower trices  GENERAL MERCHANTS  Local and Personal  New home made rug for sale. 2i x 4  feet.    Enquire Review Office,  Embree & Foreman are agents for  Columbia ^rafonolas and New Scale  Williams pianos.  Hatching Egos���������White Wyandotte. Regal strainr Imported, $1-75  setting of 14.    .Same kind not imported  xtt    >>X 1?        XXT L r-lx      /i....,.������..���������  .������4\.x~4.- A.    . .4   .      ^X.4..,,    VIV^IAJllr  Th** English Church Sunday school  has jigain revived, with meetings each  Sunday afternoon. For a starter  there in .4 tfodd turnout of hnth teachers and scholars.  Messrs. S. A. .Speers, ('. O. Rodgers  nnd Guv ������'onMahle left on Wednesday  for RevelHtoUe, where they are at-  *ending the I {JIf* j-teasion of the Associated Boards of Trade of FCastem fi. C.  Th,  iv-'ji i.'.'.iz w.'i." :>A h:df-tn:*A the  fore part, of the week out of respect,  for the late Mil" Wilfrid Lanrier, C.in-  ad.i's ex-premier, who died ut his  hone- in Ottawa, Out., on Monday  afternoon.  At the *-*������eeinl meeting of f'reMton  PiirmeiH' Institute on Haturday night  it, whh unanimouidy decided to   merge  I,tie     I.I'illl llkg        ih'|i<ii iiii'-iii,       iviiii      i,in: j  WVuit Growers   Union,    purt'ng   with  1 he Institute warehouse ut M'thO. '  Mrs. T. I<". fhindwin and daughter,  Mury. of fJlenevon, Mask. , who have  ���������pent the past two nindth-i with  ('i-i'mI^iii friend*. luff for h������������ne* on V������Vd-  ,������rr,wl,... Iti-"       t 'i I \i \li .%''. I.    I.Vril'f'trj I  lll'l'  will lie moving hnel< un t.<> there ranch  here late Hum /ail.  There is no new moon iti February,  ���������tMhongh JhumiiI'V h������i'I March have  I wo of ! li-'ui, Old timer, reru.ll 'hit  .shout. iM* ycurrj iil/ii t-he mjiiiii* tiling  happened ������.nd that y������"' t'"' ������������������ Wiih  heavy :):in'.',,ifii]!i' nnd good ih-lghing i!  titost throughout the I'litnv ui'mtli of  \1"ifA\.  Hi^'Water  inntlc   for  Red  'Vii'in  tea  receipts for this season was registered  on Tuesday afternoon, when the intake from this source amounted to  $5.20. Mrs. Alex. Smith und Mrs.  Oherrington were hostesses. This  amount accounts for the total cash  intake for the week.  Parties who loaned bedding or articles of any sort to the Emergency hospital la������t full, and who have-had somebody else's property returned them,  are asked to bring back the wrongly-  delivered goods to Speers' store, as a  special-effort is'being made to adjust  some trouble that has arisen.  The list of contributors throughout  Ihe Valley on the Ren Ci'iihh drive, has I  been turned into This Rkvikw and  will appear next week* From tho various points a total of $123 was gathered in With the exception of Sirdar���������  where no collector made the rounds���������  .a very gratifying response was made  at all points  Roy Staples whs a visitor at Vernon on Wednesday and'Thursday,  where he was appearing before the  the Dominion Railway Commission  lighting the proposed increase in express rates. The proposed new rate  wouid incaeiiKe tiie expremechargo on  fruit front Creston to Calgmv a matter of IV. ner cent..  All residents of the Creston Valley  who are in any way interested in  cattle should he in the   meeting in the  ' !n!i" iiiom on "���������"nturday nljdtf,  March 1st, for the purpose of diixinss-  ing the feasibility   of  introducing the  community   'ly'it'-tr*   of   breeding live  R. P.. Crr^Ep* At.P., went through  on Saturday en route to Ottawa, for  the 1919 session off the Dominion   par-  ling gasoline and operating $  livery service. Mr. Foreman has been  in the business for several years in Alberta before coming here. Mr. Embree has also had much experience in  the repairing end off the trade, and  the coaibination i**" likely one. They  will handle the Cheyrolet and Maxwell cars.  The whist drive under Christ Church  Guild auspices on Friday night in the  Parish Hall was about the best all-  round   successful   affair  of  the  sort  staged of late.   There were 20 tables  of cards, and at that there was hardly  enough.   The prizewinners were Mrs.  Piper and -Miss Kane,;-and Joyce Av-  iqwstpith and. Floyd Rodgers.    After  launch had been.disposed of there were  Bs couple of yocal. selections by Mrs,  ^achpnVand Rev. J. S. Mohood, after  which the fiocr was cleared and a few  hours' dancing indulged in,; the Creston orchestra supplying music.      After  paying  aii   expenses   the   guild  will  clean up $45 on the affair.  The fortnightly meeting of the  Creston Branch of the Great War  Veterans Association took place on  Saturday last in the board of trade  rooms. The meeting was well attended and great interest taken in the proceedings, which lasted until almost  midnight. Many important matt ers  were dealt with and these, while affecting the* returned soldier intimately.  T  S. fifi    Hfi  -St.     -&������������af    Eat������99  . m   ���������d������  sm m m." m *g^^.      w p,^-. ^������ ���������p^   ���������'mi-mm^-'       mnmim-m ymm.  _v*an<T-&'  ,tk^,~. 11  If. -Sxo%~m  & %xv-~-B.  Therefore  it is advisable ;: to  have your old one repaired  for the following reasons:  1. ManV of the older watches  at*������ "made *t>f much hotter  ���������materialthan the same wstoh  if bought to-day.  2. The repairs as estimated  would make your watch the  same as new, and would be  guaranteed for a year.  " . *       ���������    '  3. An examination aud estimate will cost you nothing.  J  BH  We wish to announce that we are   building  a   Garage,    and    have   the    agency   for    the  following cars:  CHEVROLET Mpdel 490, $1075  CHEVROLET BABY GRAND $1585  MAXWELL TOURING CAR $1300  Chevrolet:   One-Ton Trur.|<   w?tn  Express Body, $1865  mm  Above  prices f.o.b. Creston.  vi/'i'."i on  ���������'���������     i'i ���������  thin important tiipie.  k.  <*>ii  f vtinr^mriiiijr c, -  M~dSU     V     -Urnrni"-,    il fc><;k    V  m<,T-~  Wmit *r~dr~  mi     km%~-m.m\mZr ~*> H^  CreHton Valley'Agiienltural Atiuoel-  ii I ion   .innuiil    ine������'ting   ii-   called   for  tl   . I'   ......   ,      , I ,fx,l.l,    II.    >r|,>..,.'     .......     ..1,1!     (...I.  .ill ii.i I.i iii I- iit every oii'iiiIm i    >.*   upeci-  nliV   ���������-��������� ily ',,?���������'<!.       ���������������*���������./������.'!..      ,.l      It n,..,i   !  early 'hlH month Meeretiiry    t'ornitahln  tl.l.ir    l|������>   flic   I.II,II.   I    (IW   I it,-        l(������t('       Irlllllt    I  with the nilftlntor of   agrieultme   and  I.I   ilOplllK   llll     II    ^irvllllllll   ill.       ^,1 .till,        ������li    |  .f.t leant nUri,. I  ~d$3%~w%  my  t^bS? i~4   \mi mtm-4 V-  v.   0������ mt     vmO   "*Zi  n  cfi kisstoim  \yltf.  .���������Xtf'l'-^'.dX'i'Vfr'rvtf^^  .i .ir i',-, -j^ f m%j *i".lW>-.t# 0f-^jxus .0. ' d~L-Ax~s .<0T * x~~40xj 4,-4 - .0-Sixj .i* * txJjxxiJ .%* * ,:x,~-������ii..i-.v)r- * Sx-x~J- .*? d x-J-xxA ������<Li������ ' ,i.LLmJ ���������t^'*V.������.*Ai./-.'������f ���������*  I  i'i  /J  ������' m  :'S

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