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 AH the News  of the  Creston  District  - -.Sl,'^  '42  .'���������:*���������  ���������        -rj  jjjM"iia/������,-"rtl  Sens to any  Address for  $2.00 a Year  No. 3J.    Vol. I.  CRESTON, Big., THURSDAY, MAR. 18, 1909  Single Copies ������e������  A New industry  Some weeks ago Mr. Thos. Quaife  sent to the firm of Bechtler's Ltd.,  Waterloo, Out., about 480 lbs. of Creston  clay, which he believed was a fair sample of suitable for brick making. There  is an unlimited quantity of this clay at  the disposal of Mr. Quaife, and it goes  ���������without saying that if the constituents  are such that will warrant his exploit  ing the reserves at his disposal, that hejschoolhouse, Sirdar, every Wednesday  vices Next Sunday.  Church of England  ' Services in the Mercantile' Hall,  fourth Sunday in Lent, March. 21st;  Matins and Holy Communion, 11 a.m.  Sunday School, 3 p.m. Evensong and  Sermon, 7.30 p.m. Divine Service will  be held at the Erickson schoolhouse  at 3 p.m.  Divine Service will be  held at  the  will found an industry here that will  have s big scope.  We saw several specimens of brick  made from the clay submitted, and  whilst our knowledge of such matters is  , aecwsarily crude, ws haye Joj&rned from  those in a good position to judge that  the bricks are-of tbe very best qualify.  Mr. Quaife declares his ihteution of  putting in a brick-making plant this  summer.  Creston   Fruit   Growers*  Heeting  at 3 p.m.  PhtjdipO  Hayman,  Vies  Catholic Church Notices.  Sunday, March 21st:   High Mass at  ip>apm..;;'.S!p.*n  bell.  8 p.m., Blessing of the new  Everybody welcome.  -Wagneb, O.M.O.,  Pastor.  j.-  ��������� There was a splendid muster of members of the Orestoh Fruit Growers' Association on Saturday evening last, when  they were called together to discuss the  advisability of accepting the offer of  Messrs. Cloy & Shnmonds, of Calgary,  .the well-known frriit importers, to ex^  clusively market Creston produce. The  matter has evidently boon very carefully  gone into by the individual members, aB  in the debate that followed there was a  keen knowledge of the subject displayed.  At the conclusion of the arguments :t  was resolved thnt tho coming season's  fruit should be handled by the firm men  tibnod.      i.  A nice buffet and some kitchen tables  Will sell cheap at Myers' Furniture Store.  Joe Wilson, our esteemed provincial  constable, celebrated the eleventh anniversary of. his association  with the  Law and Order Department of British  Columbia, on Wednesday.    Before ho  joined the force he. served five years in  the Northwest mounted police, where  he gained considerable experience. ' He  has been located at Creston for 10 years  during which time he'has held down the  positions of Government Agent, Mining  Recorder, Justice of tho Peace, general  factotum', and Supreme Bureau of Information.    It is a pleasure to record  the anniversary of such a man as Joe  Wilson.. He is absolutely the only man  in the country we know of that could  fill such a position.   Wo do not thiuk he  has an enemy in the country (Note:  The Boss is trying to square himself���������  Signed:    Devic).   We hope Joe will  long remain in Oreston aB the Ountodian  ot tho Peace, and in this wo bnt echo  the sentiment of tho citizens.  Clearing    The  Townsfge  TWENTY ACRES TO BE SLASHED  AND BURNED TO IMPROVE <V  ,   PRESENT TOWNSITE.     .  J. S. Dennis, assistant to the 2nd Vice-  President of the O. P. R., Who is also  B.O. Land Commissioner, passed through  Oreston on Saturday last, accompanied  by R. B. Bennett, K.O., the Company's  solicitor, B. G: Hamilton, chief clerk,  and also E. Mallandaine, chief timber  ranger. Mr. Dennis was greatly pleased  to see the strides Oreston is making, and  after a brief interview with F. G. Lottie,  issued instructions that that part of ^ the  .townsite lying to the-north-*east,.ibe3&������i  mediately slashed and burned to obviate  danger f oom fire, and make the general  aspect of the townsite look more desirable.  On Tuesday last, Mr. F. G-. Little had  a large number of men at work on the  townsite clearing the land; under notice:  The land lies to the north of Third  street, and it comprises about 20 acres,  more or less, that will shortly be placed  on the market.  We also understand that the O. P. R.  arc' about to send out several exploring  parties. Mr. Mallandaine has the do  tails of this in hand. Positions on the  party have been fbuhd for "Metfsrsi L.  St. Olair, O. Payette, O. O. French, and  W. Noble, all of Oreston.  Civilian- Rifle Association  Great interest is being displayed in  the program of the Erickscs-Creston  Gun.-Olub for the coming season, and  to arrange .some scheme whereby the  interest of the members would be unflagging throughout the summer, they  were called, together on Monday, night  at the Mercantile block. Captain G.  Oartwrighfc was in the chair.    There  ., mu >> i wi.jr guuu Obuouunuvjo iu tusiuuua,  It was pointed but that the annual  shoot of the Provincial Association  would be held in Nelson some time in  August, and it was put to the members  whether or no ten men from this club  would represent us at that meeting.  This was agreed upon unanimously,  It was resolved that the club hoid a  series of spoon competitions, beginning  as soon as possible in April after the  ammunition arrives, and the dates of  the competitions will be left to the committee appointed. There will be two  spoon competitions in April, two in May  two in June and one in July. Fjrom  that time out another competition will  be started with the object of securing  the' averages of the best twenty shots  and these will again proceed to another  series, from which will emerge the best  ten shots of the association who will be  selected 4o uphold the honor of the  Oreston district. The actual selection  of the ten men to represent the district  will be left to the committee.  It was also pointed out that if any of  the members desired to purchase the  new Boss service weapon, they could do  so at a cost to themselves of $25 only.  The committee was appointed as follows: Messrs. J. Stocks, Gr. Oartwright  J. Hyde, R. 6'B. FitzOerald, and Capt.  A.. -S. FitzGerald. This committee was  also authorised to select another site for  a range, as the lease upon the ranch of  ���������Msr. ;Fi Putnam^ stibrfly exiflws, and the  portion of the land covered by the range  will shortly be planted to trees byfche  above rancher. _ The committee will  report at a future date that was left to  the call of the chair.  Turkey shoots will also be held  occasionally on oft! days.  St. Patrick^ Concert  ���������v  Lireston  ^Manufacturingr-Co. Ltd.  fli  EMM  of  Complete    Stock  ROUGH and  DRESSED  LUMBER  A. Coulter, of Dryden, Ont., who is  now here looking after the interests of  Swan S.wansen, was piloted over a large  block of land, owned by O. O. Rodgers,  in Lot 812, this week. It is highly probable that Mr. Coulter will purobaso 320  acres of land in Lot 812, as it is his intention to plant a 200-aoro orchard. Wo  understand that he in consideration of  purchasing the land under notioo, at a  certain price, ho on his part guarantees  to opond $.10,000 in.improvomonto, two-  thirds of whiori will be disbursed this  year if the deal goes through, whioh is  very probable. Mr. Coulter has rocontly  sold out of a mercantile basinoos at Dry.  don, and ho is sizing up tho town with  a view of locating here in somebualness^  A public mooting of the Oreston Ath-  lotio .Club will bo hoid uoxt Tuesday  evening at 8.80 in tho Morcautilo Hall.-  All intprottod in tho starting of samo  orb' invltod to bo prosont.  Protect your wife and family or your  mother by taking out a life insurance  policy with the Oreston Realty & Timber Oo.   Don't hesitate.  It is really disgraceful that the O.P.R.  should allow their work trains to block  up the track at the end of the principal  street of Oreston. For several days this  week the work train has stood there to  the great inconvenience of the public.  Why are the cars not disconnected so  that pedestrians can pass through? On  Wednesday evening last, the large  crowd journeying from the west side  of the traok to the Opera House Were  obliged to either clamber over the cotb  or take a walk tho length of about 40  before they could get oyer.  The promoters of .the St. Patrick's  Day concert and ehtertainment have  every reason to be proud of the. results  of their efforts on Wednesday evening  last. The Opera House was crowded to  the doors with an enthusiastic and appreciative audience. - The program submitted was a very ; good one. The  night was fine. It was St Patrick's  night and ,.,'J were Irish.'.-for the night.  The stage i. \ been very prettily decorated for the evasion. Behind the footlights were grouped hot-houso plants  that gave a very pretty appearance,  whilst flags and hunting were hung  gracefully above and around the floor  of the auditorium. At the back of the  stage was a streamer of green silk, and  upon   it were' the   words, " Eria Go  ; Of the entertainment it is generally  admitted that it was first-class. All  the items were loudly applauded. The  tableaux, ���������'Cinderella" particularly  pleased the large audience. This was  arranged in a series of six pictures, representing the evolution from the scrubbing brush period, to the time she married the prince. There waB a large number of children from the schools of Ores-  ton,. Alice Siding and Erickson in this  part of the evening's performano and  they can rest assured that they gave the  audience very great pleasure by the  exceedingly pretty pictures they formed.  The costumes for "these tableaux were  gorgeous, and special praise is due- to  all the ladies who assisted in the manufacture of the costumes, and to Miss B.  Moore, who arranged the setting and  the details. . Every picture was encored  and in several instances the audience  were not satisfied with the curtain rising less that three times.:.:,...'  The selections:'of the orchestra -were  also a great source of enjoyment and at  the same time a surprise to the audience.  Oreston is now singularly fortunate iri"  having sueh an aggregation of mnaioians.  XUOCUUOl'VD      YvO*%r     4U*tta      ava^avj |      ytw������*v;  and Messrs. Northey, clarinet; Ripley,  flute; Darbyshire, 1st violin, and O. E.  Moore j ^nd violin.  Three of the items deserving especial  mention wore the. character songs: of  Bob Fitzgerald and Archie Peraberton,  and the recitation by Mrs. McPeak  This was the first appearance of Mrs.  McPeak before the public; and she  acquitted herself with great credit. Her  recitation: "St. Patrick's Cross" was  londly apolaudad. Bob Fitzgerald gave  the audience a treat in his coster songs  Attired in the orthodox costume of an  aristooratof Seven Dials, he sang in  good voioe and true costor stylo "Our  Tyke," and for an encore gave "My Old  Dutch" and in tho choruB of the latter  many of the audience joined. ������������������ Mr. Pern,  berton was attired as a trne-to-lifo  "stage" Irishman, and as if to give the  real touch of life to tho part ho played  he carried in his hand a genuine abille-*  iagh, manufactured from, a tree now,  standing on Oollen Bawn Rook, Killar-  ney. ^ He sang "Call Again, Oalligan"  and had to give the audience Borne aaore^  before they Were satisfied.  Mesdames Fitzgerald and Corbet*yrexe  heard to .very great advantage is their  solos, and both were the recipients of  well-earned applause. Mrs. Fitzgerald  sang "Sing Me to Sleep" and Mrs Oor-  batt sang "Let Erin Remember the Days  of Old,"  Other items on the program were^a-  quartette by Messrs. Fitzgerald, Peraberton, W. J.i and J. J. Atherton, "Tho ;  Wearing of the Green." and. a one act  farce entitled "Box and Cox." In the  latter the characters were sustained by  Miss B. Moore (Mrs. Bouncer) Mr. J.  J. Atherton (Box) and Mr. R. O'B..  Fitzgerald (Cox). The kitchen scene  of the Dramatic Club was used for the  first time in this production, and that  and the general scenic effects weije favor*  ably comsae-ated upon.  It was a record house for Creston.  The promoters will hand over * about  sixty dollars clear to the pastor of tho  Catholic Ohuroh.  Fruit Land Fraud  The Armstrong Advertiser exposes  still another case of fraudulent fruit  land advertising. The' following statement is quite specific and too plain spoken, to be mistaken. The Advertiser <  says::  " The Manager, New Britain Orchards  Association, Vancouver. BO., has the  cheek to exhibit a cut of Mr. George  Paton's orchard, at Knob Hill here, in.  his advertisement in the Farmers' Ad*  vocate and Home Journal, Winnipeg,  The -manager of this concern ii deceiving the public in using the cut, especially  out of townspeople, for he says, 'Scores  of prairie farmers have purchased fruit  lands at New Britain, 45.. miles from  Vancouver, and aro now preparing an  orchard homo for themselves. Will  yon join them? Learn all about it by  writing.' The last six words��������� explain  why he uses the, cut from Armstrong;;  it is a deception of tho worst kind and  he should be called to account for it.  This is the third time within the post  two months that wo have called attention to farm scones from Armstrong  being used by ��������� unscrupulouss real estate  dealers of the coast in; bbomtaig, their.,  lands. We,ask onr.exohariges tofollow* -  tholoadof tho yancouvpr Saturday Sunset and copy this ortiole, for it is possible ihat being publicly shamed may  effect a oW."���������Saturday, SunsofoC.v':;;".;���������  Paint and Painting; Leovo your order  at the Oreston Drug & Book Oo/s Store.  All orders will bo promptly, attended to  by Jos. Adlard.   ,   . '     ',V;  Ireland's festal day honorod by fifty  per cent ot the pooplo of Qreston wears  ing of the green. Wo saw & Chink and  a Hindoo wearing tho green favor.  Prompt Attention Satisfaction Guaranteed  Let us Figure with you on that Building  ^Tbe Creston cMercarMe Co*  ,   wummmamMmmmmmmmmmmummmmaamammmmmmammmmaam  Have this week opened up a Swell Line of  I MEN'S SHIRTS  e       FOR THE SPRING TRADE  In Negligee and Dress Wear  w  <R0, BOX Jw  CRESTON, B>C.   n f%i  Tho Koho group of Minora! claims on  this Bldo of tho summit of tho Shoop  Creek dlsixlofc has been bonded to N.  Oavanaugh. who'l^ noting for outside  capital. Tho'partlo* who bonded tho  proporty woro in town in Wodnosday.  Thoy aro Mow������rn. W. Mahor, J. McDcar-  mid, H. Denis and J, Doohm. Tho  Eoho group is a froo milling property,  and coiiHlfltfl of six claims near tho  Bayonuo. Thoro aro four known loads  on tho property.  Flvo-pleoo pnrlor snlto at a bargain at  Myors' Fnrnlturo Store,  A Line of Up-to-Dato Shapes in !  Men's Felt Hats $2.501  <-'nU:  I Also Full Line of Men's, Women's & Children's Shoes %   ���������.-;������������������.-������������������    - %  Come in aad see our-New Suits, Pants, Etc. + .���������w,*.i7F^&\3t**i,,*Mwta������5,4������-Kadri6u>;j*  oi  'j 1 1    CRHSTO&   REVIEW  THE CANADIAN BANK  :.-.-    OF COMMERCE  MEAD  OFFICE, TOSOJfiTO  ESTABLISHED 2897  B. S. WALKEK, President  AXJSXJJfPER LAIRD, General Manager  Paid-up Capital, $10,006,000  Reserve Fmid, -   6,000,000  A GENERAL BANKING BUSiNiSS TRANSACTED AT ALL BRANCHES  DRAFTS AMD  MONEY ORDERS sold, and money transferred by  telegraph or letter, '**  COLLECTIONS made in all parts cf Canada and in foreign eotsntries.  FOREIGN BUSINESS, - Cheques and drafts on the United States,  Great Britain and other foreign countries bought and sold-   . S23  PERCY B. FOWLER, MANAGES CRESTON BRANCH  Get Your HARNESS REPAIRED at  "i.  HARNESS SHOP  Harness Store  Opp. McCreath's 3arn Best Qtsality.     Cheapest Prices  N. M. Maclnnes came iu from Cran ���������  brook, Saturday, after a trip East, to  look up his interests here.  Sam Neelands, a Nelson old-timer,  who is now travelling iu the interests of  the newly established Pjince Rupert  Oigar Co., shook hands with our merchants and hitf-i men, Friday.  H. Hutcheon, of the firm of Oioy &  Simmouds, Calgary, was in town, Friday, selling spuds. This verifies our  hitherto remarks that spuds are not hc-  ing given the attention-that; the market  warrants.  I  morning after the big dance, the victim [ member  of such an association.   The  ���������*i-__ i *,-..���������  !.., .-.. ��������� t���������.*.-,v *..  subscription to the club ig only ������3 a year,  The Creston ^evieyp  Published every Thursday at Creston,  British folumbia, by the Creston Publishing Co.. at their office, Fleet Street,  Creston.  Jho. J. Atherton Editor.  Subscription, $3 00 a year, strictly in  advance.   No pay, no paper.  Wo stand off for Legal Advertising.  Quack ads. introduced to waste paper  "gasket,". same with unsigned  "*     contributions.  80-Day Notices,' $5; 60, $7.50; 90, $10  We are here primarily to make a million  and incidentally to advertise the resources of the town and district. It  is our aim to see that Creston gets a  square deal in a:l matters, and we  8hi>U scourge the wicked and canoniz*-  boosters. There are no strings on  the editor and he alone will dictate  our policy and take the medicine.  Everybody with the price can take  this paper, and nothing extra is  charged for reading the ads. Tell us  the gossip and the scandal, we need it  in our business.   Bring in your ads  Wild Ross Lodge No. 39  KjNiunid ,vr  PYTHIAS  Creston, B.C.  Monday  at  8   p.m.   in  Meets  every  Speers' Hall.  P. C.  Corrv, C. C.  A. E. French, K. of R. & S.  G. Hendren, M. of P.  Visiting brethren cordially invited.  mentioned if the citizens would guarantee to buy it from him within reasonable  time. We must get busy and do something quick.  and  every man  iu   town should join  Mr. 0. Hyde, of Erickson, will givo all  further information.  of the iocoinotive awoke iu a note* to  dnd that he had beeu "rolled." Fourteen dollars and his watch had vanished  The sneak thief or thieves had evidently  taken it for granted that he was in-pos-  ession of the proceeds of the dance.  There are a bunch of men arouud Ora'n-  brook who will stop at nothing when  they discover the malefactor, Tho  lynch route to the Great Divide' would  be the best kind of summary jurisdiction j There is now quite a largo settlement on  for suck Tftnniu. We hope Jake Fink j that lot, and evidently Mr. Pochinisnot  f the mayor) will continue his enquiries.! overlooking the fact that "the early bird  . .~ '_ f catches the worm."   Wo wish him suc-  The membership of the Ericksou-Oresj-!cess ***���������hia enterprising venture.  Jas. Duffey, Spokane, is registered at  To keep pace with tho times, Mr. A.  D. Poehiu has opened a general store on  the other side of tho eauyou. The inauguration of this store will bo a great  couvonionce to thojranchers in Lot 812.  Hote  JL  L<V^JL  Again we draw the attention of the  citizens of Creston to the urgent need  of securing some fiat land for the pur-  If the news of the removal of the embargo on Zinc to US. is authentic, then  there will be something doing in the  Slocan for some time to come. Irrespective of the Lucky Jim, which is perhaps  the biggest zinc mine on the North  American Continent, there are many  ������������������ prospects " that have been killed, owing to the superabundance of zinc, a  hitherto penalized mineral. There has  been an ed valorem dnty on zinc going  into the States from Canada that has  completely demoralized the shippers on  pose of laying out a ball ground.   If the  thia side of fche line> and thng it haB  present demand for local land continues,  come to ^^ th&t mei3y mises ^ the  the town will shortly find itself with- slocan haY0 stub d<wa> "m other words  out an opportunity of holding or obtain-  the prepon(ierance of zinc, a hitherto  ing any of the desirable sites.   In about  two years the only available land will  be on the ��������������� Flats," but what use is that  land for such a purpose until it has been  scientifically  reclaimed?     About  five  acres would be sufficient for an athletic  club ground, and there are very few  sites of the desired kind now available.  One of our prominent citizens this week  told    the    editor    that    he    would  be willing to pint up the purchase price  of a oertain five acres for the purpose  ton Rifle Association is mounting up,  and the enthusiasm displayed at the  meeting on Monday night augurs well  for the success of the club during th%  coming season. There *re many young  men in our midst who should make it  their duty to enroll themselves as members of this club. Primarily, British  Columbia's first line of defence, they  owe a duty to the laud of their birth or  adoption, and we strongly advocate that  all men in the district, 48 years-of age  or under, enroll themslves as members.  Apart from the appeal to patriotism,  there is a great amount of healthy sport  to be obtained in becoming an active  the Oreston.  law*  OU will make no mistake  when you get off the train  ���������"��������� if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well-furnished in  a manner up-to-date, and the Bar  is stocked second to none in the  Province.  The Leading  Hotel of the  \ Fruit    Belt  (SDk.  Our  Guests  Call  cfigain \  yy.j  V/>a  / ...��������� J / ,,���������! -.-I  \\  \  \\  ^^yH;  The Man fwitit  A Millstone  About His Mock  The millstone is lack of  special training. It holds  one man down to hard work  and small wages while  others, properly trained, go  ahead. But every man and  woman who is laboring  under such a burden can  easily rise to a better posi*  tion and Increased earnings  and can find out how for  the asking,  To find out how, simply  write the I, C. S., stating  the position you wish to  gain. In return, an institution with 17 years ot sue*  ceuful experience in training thousands of others for  advancement will tell you  how It can fit YOU lor a  better-paying position. No  rink to run. No books to  boy. ftn*t such a chance  for advancement worth this  tnuchtoyouf  INTERNATIONAL  CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOLS  ������������������x m, ���������������������������}���������������, n.  Or ttmlr Loot! HepreMnlMlve:  J. W. BENNETT  unsaleable article, has been indirectly  responsible for the closing of many silver-lead mines in the district we mention.  For the past five years there has been  so zsarket for zinc en this side of the  Atlantic. The zinc mines of British  Columbia have been idle because there  was no market for that commodity.  The zinc mine owners of Kansas and  Missouri were wise enough to conserve  their own interests, and in this respect  they followed the dictates of the Almighty dollar when they clamoured for  a duty on Canadian zino. There was a  reason for this: The zinc going to the  U.S. from Canada was far superior to  theirs; it was pure "black jack," averaging about 62% zino, and in this they  had the mines of Joplin and Zincite  skinned. They are the people who have  bitterly opposed the admission of Canadian zinc into the American market,  and for several years they havo been  successful. Their first yell occurred at  the tirae that Geo. Hughes shipped from  the Lucky Jim, at Sandou, about 17 cars  of Black Jack to Iola, Kansas, and as he  kept up this lick for some timo, thoro is  no wonder that tho mine owners ovor  there got busy.  But the prlnoipal mine owners on this  side of tho lino wore just as outo an  thoir "friends" in tho "show mo"  belt. Some gonius discovered that there  was no such namo in tho Dictionary of  Mineralogy as "zino." Calamine was  the nearest approach to tho metal under  mention, and no tills point was argued  before tho Board of Appraisers at Now  York two yoars ago. It appears that  calamino was an articlo upon which  thoro was no duty, bnt tho zinc minors  of Missouri and Kansas appealod against  this decision of tho Appraisers, nnd wo  suppose tho rciultas published in the  daily papers is tho result of the appeal  heard beforo the Court of Appeal. Wo  take it that zino ii calamine, nud as  ������uch, zinc will be admitted into tho  State* dnty freo.  GA  ER'S  =^J  irnei  Saddlery Store  1 Everything is the Best."    Only  One quality!  Bring- your Repairs  Get your Shoes  Fixed at Carver's  Harness Shop.  as  /  the Pure Natural  Fertilizer!  Rooms reserved by Telegraph.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers,, Tourists  and Commercials.  Moran & cMead. - - Props.  Tankage Fertilizer  Orotund Bone  Blood and Bone  Blood  IN SACK LOTS  URNS  p.  Limited  CRESTON  0   *���������  m bO.  B.C.  McCREATH " " s  CRESTON  transfer, liverv, fecb anb Sales S  r  i s  HAY  x & GRAI&t DEALERS      . |  WOOD AND COAL SUPPLIED |  AGENTS FOR MCLAUGHLIN'S CARRIAGES.   2  JL JULOJLPJIJU?JUUUJLPJLO^^  E IT S  PARTICULARLY IF  IT     IS     PLASTER.  You can tell me your needs  v/irii confidence because I  can fill the bill.  Ed. Fulljames  PLASTERER  xZ* I\yck  man  Tinsmith  and  Plumber  vwm CttlttOM BYUiY MOHW  ��������� tjieW  AaU your GnocKK for it.l  Tinware  Stoves  Wiping  roil SAiE IN CRESTON AT  5. A. SPEERS.  Hot Air and Hot  Water Heating a  {Specialty*  WlfffiaiMSOfHMtltWM*  Stacker 61 Co.  Wholesale  Provisions,   Produce,   PriUt  General CommlHHlon Morohitnta  NELSON        -       B. C.  mmimmmmmmiiiu  0<>0<><>COOO^O<Hi>00<K  mS.  The mayor of Oranbroolc is trying to  bring to justice one or more of tho  ���������llnjiMt sneak thtaven that over entered  that city, Owjift mouthfl ������������o an employee of tho O.P.R. bad tho mlnfortuno  to low both amis, awd bin many friends'  arranged a Ball for thtt t,u,T(j,w <������' Prir**  vidlnof tha nftwuumry capital to mapplv  ���������h# nntwtnntitfi nam with ortlficjal  limbs, a good t$x pnm x������iultlng,  Tho  jfine Uootb JSrusbes  ummimimwmimmmmiim immmmmimmmmmmimmmmmmmmmmmmkmmmmmmmmmt  'flbair Bmsbes anb Combs  mmmmummmim  AT T  \p  CRESTON DRUG & BOOK  WljIWHWWmiMillhlWWMIWMIIIWIIlmiKH  ������lllll>ll������lll>WHl"llll������l   :x>oooo<>oo<wx>o(  THE PLACE TQ GET  Your Furniture; Carpets, Rugs, Lace Curtains  linoleums, Ranges, Stoves aud Crockery,  We Furnish your Home Complete,  Standard ^furniture 0  Complete House Furnishers and Undertakers  WM for Price* NELSON*   B.C.  Hl^Ir^^' **^^^** i^^^^. J^^^^^ jf^^^M 4l^^^e ^^^Mfc J^HHt n^'irw* ��������� |Jfln<Ui hMK  M> fv'.  1  1  \  \  THE  CRESTOft REVIEW  To Protect Fruit Trees  A public notice, signed by Thomas  Oanningbani, provincial inspector of  fruit posts, is being posted throughout  the district, warning fruit growers that  iu. order to.prevent the spread of insect pests . and diseases injurious to  fruit trees and fruit, it is imperative  that trees bo pruned and thoroughly  sprayed with such spraying mixtures  as may be applied when the trees are  dormant. The notice suggests that for  the destruction of all scale ins sots, such  as woolly aphis, bud moth, tho eggs of  green aphis, red spider and other pests,  the No. 1 solution, viz: the liuue-sulphur-  salfc soluion. is found to be the most  effective. A bulletin, giviug particulars  of the best methods for spraying, etc.,  moy be had on application to the. chief  of provincial police, Nelson;  The notice concludes as follows:  "The necessity of Maintaining the excellent reputation of British Columbia  fruit, which ,5s rated higher than that  of any other province in the British  Empire, is of such paramount importance, that. if the owners or persons in  possession of infected and diseased  fiuife trees.further neglect to apply the  necessary measures for cleansing the  same, they will bo proceeded against  in accordance with the provisions of  the horticultural board act arid amendments thereto, and the' regulations of  the board of horticulture. Ail prunings,  debris, and' other rubbish must be  burnt up at the timo of pruning.���������Nelson Daily News.  Ranchers, here's a pointer: We can  now sell you Banwell's wire fencing.  Nothing quite so gocd. Come in and  sea its superior merits.    S. A. Speers.  An enthusiastic meeting was held  Tuesday evening, March 16th, in the  committee rooms at tho Oranbrook Hotel, Oranbrook, for the purpose of arranging for the organization nf an agricultural society to take charge of the  holding of au agricultural and iudtis-  trial fair in that city next fall. F. E.  Simpson, editor of the Herald and  president of the board of trade, was  elected president.   Dr. S. Tolmie, chief  veterinary inspector of*British Columbia  gave a most interesting address on agricultural and horticultural needs in connection with fairs. The meeting was a  great success and the new organization  will be enthusiastically supported by.  the Farmers' Institute, the business  men and the citizens generally;  Tie-inspector Rankine came in from  Oranbrook yesterday.  A full line,of Prints,'Zephyrs, (Ginghams, Galateas, Laces and Embroideries, arrived this week from Great Britain at the Oreston Mercantile Oo.'s  Store.  A committee meeting of the Athletic  club was held Tuesday, when fa set of  bye-laws were drafted to be presented.  to a general meeting to be held on Tuesday eveniug next at the Mercantile HoU  at 8-30 o'clock. ''���������':     ] ':'-'������������������  The Kootenay river is now open at  Hie ferry, aud a rowboat can cross.  Several shiploads of Salvation Army  emigrants are. now on the Atlantic coming to Canada.  Scotsmen will find consolation in the  fact that the bonnie blooming heather  has been discovered growing in abundance at an altitude of 7,000 feet in East  Kootenay, on the open land above the  timber line. Scots declare it is the  same as the heather grown in Scotland.  T. H. Hickey is building an addition  to his barn.  mining: stocks  (Beale & Elwell, Brokers, Oranbrook)  March 16th, 1909  Asked  Sam Speers has invested in a delivery  rig.  Aurora Consolidated  B.O. Amalgamated        .04>������  B.G. Copper; 7.00  Consolidated Smelters 75.  Canadian N. "W. Oil^=.SO  Can..Ooldfields .03^  Canadian Marconi      2.15   '  Cranbrook Fire Brick  Diamond Coal .50  Diamond Vale Coal .14  Int. Coal <fcCofce .65  Nicola Cool Mines .05  Nipissing . 9.35  North Star ,07^  Nugget Gold Mines .85  M^Gillivray O. Coal "32  Veteran War Scrip 800.00  Rambler Cariboo .143^  Royal Collieries .86  Society Girl  Sullivan 14.  Western Oil ordinary 1.55  Western Oil preferred S.S5  .25  '.06  7.50  82.05  /i.OO  ���������     .06  2.25  1.10  .55  .15  .70   l  .12  9.50  .12  1.00  .25  875.00  .16^  .S8>������  .25  .1  1.80 .  The Riverside Nurseries, Grand Forts, 0. C  Are the Largest Nurseries in B. cWasd the Neasres* to SRESTON.  NO FUMIGATION ^  !Our Apple Stock 2s grafted with Scions cat Irons Bearing aree*  .Address       ^        WALTER V. JACKSON, *������ent-  OBES^ON, B.07\.;? ������������������'*��������� ,'.-';:���������;.      : ;   ?Pboae 9.   :::";.: ���������'���������-'���������^-IdaeNo. S  /  *x������  Sirdar Hotei  The people of the Lardean are highly  elated over the fact that the building of  the Arrowhead and, Kootenay railway  is to be commenced this year.  The spotters evidently got in their  fancy work, as many heads have fallen  on the Crow the past few weeks.  Is Oreston to have an athletic ground?  The provincial house has prorogued. .&,  A Home from Home.  Headquarters for mining  men.  First class in every respect.  Adjoining C. P. R. Depot.  LIKE THE OWL  ~^S������r-  Campbeli & Graf,  , C.  And Stop at  ������ >  A? A4U4 JC "%. JS."%. JL  Barber Shop, Munro Blo^k  v^      i  r  OKs  t* or������a  ������  ���������-j*.  (Clfmate  The climate of the Creston district; is so  mild in winter that seldom does the mercury  touch zero, and in summer the weather is  very warm which is so beneficial for the cultivation and. coloring of friiit. Cool evenings, however, are a persistent factor .for the  enjoyment of repose. The early springs are  very favorable for gardening and budding  fruit tree. The autumns are. very long  Nand the weather is of an ideal Indian summer. Violets and wild strawberries bloom  as late as November. t  Soil  The soil is an alluvial clay on-a clay sub-"  soil. This does not apply, however, to the  entire valley, as the lower bench lands .are of  a black vegetable mould, while the land in  the vicinity of Erickson is of a sandy character. Four-fifths of the entire valley is  free from stones and gravel. The land is  practically level and mostly covered with  timber. Fine Government roads are plentiful, one being thirteen miles in length. Soil  to suit any kind of vegetation may be secured in this valley.  /Iftatkets  While there is a splendid local demand  for products, the principal markets for the  Creston district are the big: centres of the  Crows' Nest Pass and all cities" as far east  as Fort William andrChapleau, and as far  north as Athabasca "Landing. We are absolutely the closest producing point to the  markets, therefore we receive higher prices  by reason of-our products reaching'.the markets in shorter time and better in condition  than can be done by any other district.  ���������X&c asportation  Creston is well favored in the matter of  transportation. The C. P. R. passenger  , trains call here twice daily, going east -and  'west..,/The eastbound passenger an& 'express .passefe through here at 12.1 p.m.  therefore allowing berries and fruits to be  picked in the forenoon and shipped in a refrigerator car wkfrno further handling of  fruit until the markets are reached. The  G. N. runs trains into Creston. The railroads pass through the Creston Valley, and  fruit may be loaded at eight points' along!  the line.  The Greatest' O^  petty '���������^^->offa^-^ 0esion  -^  B>ro($res8  flfcoisture  Moisture is plentiful, as it rains every  'month and is sufficient for bountiful crops of  every description.  I  flbrooucts  The famous strawberry fields of Crouton  have outclassed every district in British  Columbia this year for production, quality  .aiid prices. JJu addition to this we raise hay  and all Jcinds 61 vegetables, apples, peaches,  pears, plums, cherries, nectarines and grapes  as well as all the smaller bush fruits, which  grow in abundance    ,  iiii������i������|;^miiii������i)IW(������i������>W������iiiii)i^������^^  timiMiiw.iww  WRITE FOR ANY  INFORMATION  The progress of the, Fruit Growing Industry of the district has been very rapid.  Five years ago there was  150" fruit trees  shipped to the Creston district, while in the  spring of 1908 about '48,000 were received  at this point.   There were also several hundred thousands  of strawberry ' plants and  berry bushes shipped in.' We have a rural  telephone system, which will  shortly be v  connected with Nelson and Cranbrook, it  being already, connected with Spokane.    A  system for- waterworks and also for generating electric jiowcr has   been installed at  Goat River Falls.   Electricity will also aid  sn opening up sows of our large mines. We  have a good Graded School with'in, attend- /  " ance of 65 pupils, two large general stores,  gent's furnishings, Canadian Bank of Commerce, photograph gallery, 3 restaurants, 9 ���������  hotels,' hardware  store,   tinshop, jewelry  store, 2 barber shops, poolroom, a laundries,  blacksmith, furniture store, tailor, building  contractors, harness and saddlery store and  two livery stables.   The'professional men  urn a doctor aud government surveyor.  The Social advantages are, Catholic, An*  glican, Presbyterian and Methodist churches,  several fraternal lodges And three halls.  TEN   ONE-cACRE   "RESIDENTIAL    LOTS  4     Going this week only at $2QC^per^Mc^^Mot^--  This. Offer'WILL,. NOT appear again. Wire, Write, Phone or Call on us.  TAKE NOTICE  ������������������"���������(��������� ���������  Uots in Dow Addition after May ist will be advanced  to $150 per Lot  s (MBBHIMl  a '������������������:*...  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm  ""���������.w 1 ^i.i.i.i.iiiiii .11. .11 ii. w*mimMm.im  1' ' <J'  .^������������������,������������im..^.iyA..������������������^^ ^���������f~',Yl7"lV*i"v"t'i'V^""iVrr'"--'' ]|" i" "ll1 T'iV jl" iulI.U UUU'tU'')  ttmt&mmitp<������f*H0>M m-  THE' CRESTON "REVIEW  PRQFE^IONAX  JAS. H. SCHOFIEtD  Fire, Life and Accident I'-snrahce  REAL ESTATE, Etc.  TRAIL       -  B.C.  A. T. PEMBERTON  Bookkeeping, Auditing, Etc.  CRESTON ���������-  B.C.  CHAS. MOORE, C.E.  B.C. Land Survrtor and Akchitect  Plans and Specifications  CRESTON -  -r-������ r*.  J.  D. ANDERSON  British   OoLOatBiA   Land   Suryeyou  TRAIL - -        ,     - B.C.  OKELL, YOUNG & CO.  ���������Rggj 22ststs and insurance.  CRESTON     -        -      B.C.  FOIt SALE.���������A Howard piano, Chlf-ai.ro  built. In flrst-clusB condition. Frice $SUO.~  Apply Box C. lieriew oilico.  Mrs. B. Beran, who recently left for  a- visit  to   friends at Grnud Forks, is  lying in the hospital at that city, -with  tonsilitss.  Protect your, wife and family or your  mother by takinfr out a life insure nee  uolicy with the Creston Realty & Tim-*  ber Co.   Don't hesitate.  Don't forget the Farmers' Institute  meeting at the schoolhouse next Saturday evening at 8k.  Mayor Little is getting swift. He  has beeu losing sleep anent the choice  between a motor car and a trotting  horse. He has followed our advice and  ordered an up-to-date gig and flyer.  The Crestou Realty and Timber Co.  put through the recent deal on the jewelry business of A. Zilliax, which was  recently purchased by J. H. H. How-  arth.  Don't overlook the fact that the Ores-  ton Mercantile  Co.  have just received  the latest patterns of Linoleums. These  are. from Scotland, and we invite inspection. The price is COc. per square  yard.  Mirabelli's new shoe store is about  completed.  Spring is here with all its pristine  gladness.  With the arrival of spring the yon.np  man's fancy lightly turns to love and  new sidewalks.  ,T, Allen, representing the Cranbrook  Co-Operative store, is in town to-dey.  SMOKE the' I L   "?l j   CIGAR.  Sold at the Munro and Sam Hatfield's  Union Goods  Blacksmlthing  and Shoeing  J. Buckman   -  Creston  A.    C.   BOW NESS  "Wholesale Wine and Spirit;  Merchant  ! Cranbrook  Watchmaker & Jeweler  Special attention- to  WatchKepairing  A. ZlSSiax ^s&r    Creston  EGGS FOR HATCHING  From Pure Bred Golden Laced *v7yan-  dortes and S. C. Whit* Lvghorns,  Heavy Layers.     Inspection of Pens invited.      Infertile Eggs replaced.  ������2.00 per Setting of 15.  STOCKS & JACKSON,  Mountain View Ranch,  Crestou. B.C.  <->������������������''������������������������"'���������**��������� "wrrw  a,  pa v<stp  With a Local Flavor I  Sobt. "Fitzgerald is making special  preparations to supply the Calgary  market with cucumbers the coming  spring, He has just constructed ������ glass  house and hotbed that will hear inspection.  * T.   J,   Graham,   pole inspector, was  here on an official visit, Saturday.  B, L. MoBride, representing the Kel-  teon Branoh of. the Wood Vallance Hard- J compete against Eaton  ware Co., spent two days in town this  Week.  N������'*v stock of ladies goods just arrived at  McPeak"s. All splendid goods. Come 5d  and inspect.  Our now stock of ladies" goods comprises  ginghams, prints, muslins, ribbons, luces,  Irish linen, lawns, gloves, silts, ladies' and  children's vests, drawers, waists, blouses,  collars, aprons overalls, dresses, corsets and  corset covers, skirts,-morning gowns, shirt  waists, wrappers; allover lace, hosiery, etc.,  etc.r Come in and inspect. The finest display evor seen In. tn������ district. McPeak's  Cheap Cash Store.  For Sa*ce���������Buff Orpingtons,  3 hens  1 rooster, $7.50.    Single  rooster,   ������2.G0  thoroughbred.���������O. J. Wigen  Ladies, you should call at McPeak's Store  of Plenty and see the display of fancy goods  juBt arrived. Silk cloths, table napkins,  table cloths, sheets, art muslins, sateens,  parasols.i ties, collars, Bllkelines, shoes for  ladles and misses, sweaters lor the children,  j and 5n fact everything.    We can and will  S  MDUMlOMfiMMI  i^r.   ffy-tf .it J- . "^��������� j    ^  rf^-ir     ^    M^gWM        lit?/  *-v-  \,  THK  ���������^a  II  CRESTON -:-    B.C.  ,a������g**,**>*'gg'SgE^^ ���������, MtM   Ladies! Aro yon uwero that yon can  get MoChII's patterns at Speers' store ?  You can secure the groundwork for \ip.  to-dato fashions.  IPRUNE AND SPRAY"  \  We have the most approved and  ������ up-to-date   spraying    and    pruning  rL ������b^^i   iirnni  j nougn ana uressea  11  LUIiltitSI  outfit, and are prepared to undertake  such work by day or contract.  ���������  W A T SONS  BOX 21  CRESTON, B.C.  ib trost woven Wire s-ence w*���������er  The LOCK is Solid with no Loose Ends to Spring  L|       AlSO  Omamentftl   Q&*f������s   ������n'1   TPannaa   fnr   frrtirra    -rovYna'ri-tr            Vnaxr   TViviyis  Write, staf" ~ " ���������*������������������,.       -~v      itiug wants, and I will call on you.  WALTER V. JACKSON, 1  Bos 53,   CRESTON, B.C.  S'lAlurtf-inip    ift" ^  ��������� rasas gg a������*������^ ra        ila.  Two Irishmen  were   discussing the  death of a friend.  Said Pat:  '' Sure, Casey was a good fellow. *'  "He was that," replied Mike, ������������A  good fellow, Casey."  "And a cheerful man was Casey,"  said Pat.  '/A cheerful mitn   was   Casey, .the  cheerfullest I ever knew," echoed Mike.  ��������� ���������f.Casey v/as a generous man, too,"  said Pat.  "Generous, you.say?    Weill don't  know so much about that.   Did Oasey  ever buy you anything?"  ������������������ Well, nearly," replied Pat, scratching his head. " One day he came into  Flaherty's barroom, where me and my  friends were drinking, and said. tq,us:  * 'Well, men, what are we going to have���������  rain or snow?' "  Linoleum... We have just received a  large shipment from Scotland. Gome  in and inspect this. All ope price���������60c.  per square yard. Assorted patterns.  Creston Mercantile Co.  The .trees'are budding.  Dome in and see our new stock of Lin-  olaum, inst arrived from Scotland. If  yon know anything about Linoleum we  are looking for you. We have bnt one  price���������GOo. per square yard. The Ores-  ton Mercantile Go.     '  Chas. MoCallnm, of Fernie, was a visitor here, Saturday. Ho purchased two  town lots from the Oreston Realty &  Timber Co.  None bnt local men ore being employed clearing the 20 acreB of the town-  Hifco owned by tho 0. P. R., E, Mallandaine and F, O. Little.  Mr. W. W. Laurie, brother of Geo.  Laurie, arrived Monday from his ranch,  north of Ashcrof t, to pay a visit to his  brother, and to size up the big noise  hero.  Gapfc. Wilbnrg, representing the "Old  Sport" cipfar factory, was among our  hotel men and merchants, Tuesday.  Tho best known gmdos of seeds  (Mackenzie's) have arrived at Sneers'  Store. Mako your selection early. All  fresh goods.  O. W. Smith, Fernie, was a guest at  tho Crouton Hotel, Tuosday.  T. Topham, 0. P. R. road-master of  thia division, waa in town, Tuesday,  Dan English came in from Port Hill  on Tuesday to shako hands with hia  many friends hero.  Couches, cots, eto , and refrigerator  reduced in price at Myera' Furniture  Storev-  A mooting of tho East Kootonay Farm  ow' Institute will bo hold at tho HChool*  hoajjo,  CroMton,   on  Saturday,   March  iK)th,  At B p.m.     BuMinew:   Making  armuptemanu for purchaninff a oar of  food.  DroBBcra and stands, beds, etc., cheap  thin week at Myers' Famituro Store.  Kd. Falljamoii ivitamed Wodnonday,  nftcr a btiwlniwu trip to Oranbrook.  Ladlon, bring Eaton's catalogue along with  you and compare our prices, Lodins' wear  at McPeak's.  *AA*A%Ai^WV������A*AA>VOAAA*������*<H  I  SAM HATFIELD  THE  CRESTON   BARBER  POOL ROOM  BILLIARDS  . and.  BARBER SHOP  Fine Cigars  and Cigarettes.  Hot and Cold Baths  Shingles  Brick  Lime  Windows  Mouldings  In a row davs I *wJU Jiavo my j  Shop finished and I will ho ready *  at any timo to fix Shoos, IIiivmohn,  etc,  I also malco Now Hhons, and  thf>y urn ot iJio Bowt, J wfiH n ward-  ������d it liiplomn at NuIhoii VrnitFnir  in 11/07 forcxcolloncoof worlciuan-  Hhin.   <Jivrj mo a call or ������������nd your  Work.  A,  111  THE  SHOEMAKER  cnesTON    -   -   -    c.c. .  *   V Hf  w v w   m w y? w >���������   *"T -W V V V** ������' "������ <w >*f'v  m  ^ The man who bought fruit land  ������ about Creston at a few dollars per  h acre made a mighty good invest-  *  ment.    The shares of the McGilli-  5 vray Creek Coal & Coke Co. Ltd. 5  Ji offer an equal opportunity. Their ^  ^ ground has been bored and tested **������  t It adj dns the International Coal K  f & Coke Co.'s property at Coleman ������  ;?  and the same seams run tht ough ^  6 both. A  3 Coal is as good as the wheat, p  ^ Take our advice'and buy now, and ������  in tho years to come you will arise ^  and caU tis blessed. %  Shares for sale NOW %  At 35 Cents per  Dollar Share  on   the  following  terms:      One  quarter down; and tho balance in  three equal mouthly instalments.  APPLY   TO  OKELL, YOUNG  ==& 00= ������  Now is the timo to get your  Pictures Framed  I havo a largo and beautiful as*  sortmont of Mouldings.      Everybody invited to come in and see  them, whether thoy buy or not.  I ALSO REPAIR OLD FRAMES  ��������� ������ ^^ww���������^v m  W. J. Downey  Photographer CRESTON  ForyFIRST CLASS  Horses and^igs  UP-T0~bATE  SADDLE PONIES and \  GOOD VRAY  TRY"  ^nhscribe  CRESTON LIVERY and  SALES STABLES.  Dry and Green Wood  For Sale.  nrnT  Letterheads, Envelopes  . m  Statements? Invoices  oHpteheads, SMemos  Circulars, Shipping Tags  cMenu Cards *,  Business Cards  Cards  cMenus* Programmes  dodgers, ^Posters  *Rgceipt <Books, Etc, Etc  Ml Orders ^Receive <ftrompt cAtiention.  Estimates Gtben*   Wees ^Reasonable* .  CRESTON 6  ma.1R.S5cattB  CRANBROOK - B.C.  Th*  Funeral Director  Ti n   niAirrv- nUAM  i. n, niiiivti. riijiflii  trai������ii,NliViW)iiniiifiiir'W"iir."'''''a*i|.''"iirr-.'*'"'"ir"" .m������miim  d2^)ii'' ",'J,.W" twniwr, (nit wo are ffefntcrN  anrtI)o;M������hU<������rH,Ho\vo������un work In any itiixl  uf w������iaH������r.-wlun it rumu, wn wnrk 1nntili>,  and whon n������������ i>li)imniu.���������jw<������ wurle outaldH,  I u  JAS. ADLARD  RMldouao, Viotx>riii Avo. Dow Addition  1-"

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