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Array aJBSBSHB  ���������Hm-vhim  EMM  ���������Tl  ft '  I)  ���������"tr  L  ALL THE NEWS!  the CRESTON j  DISTRICT      j  All Road* in East and West Kootenay Lead to Creston  **i| '  '   "4U  _L_j  <__.  _-f  -'ti-y^m'tititimtiMtiMM.  -..������������������������������������   - - -." '"-'���������-.'~-;--?-,'~M.'-���������?t-.tfv**!i*'  :���������   '^^tititiiti:s(^^m  000tim0i  '���������r'V>,-.y*"'?'vrf,--'-^,*i*wf?  5S&'-i: '"'���������"'*'���������'"'-'  ^  SENT?,TOl������iS������i  ���������'��������� '-i. .���������'���������;:..fl,;'.,.:v:j:;-,svf;;  ADDRESSalMI  ���������.���������'.���������" '���������"': ���������/ ������������������/'������������������".r'tiV?,  ,$2.QO:A-ti\E&0ti  m  mm  No. 5, 6th^YBAR.  CRESTON, B. C,   F&XDAY-   FEB. 6    1914  .nnii'in  Sincle Copies''^|  Creston District Irishmen  ZtWf&irt  W***  Hans for  1  ation ofot Patrick's Bi$  mm unii-P      i  PASSES 8-HOUR LAW  iIES FOB FAS  ARE  l  rSBBSU  We print below.extracts from the recently passed 8-hour law, whioh might  he of .interest to our reader*. It serve  as another evidence of the f act that the  government is doing, what ie can lor the  laboring aasn aad that when his needs  are properly presented the government  will enforce what legislation it nan for  hia benefit and proteotion.  % labourer, workman or mechanic'  in the employment of theGovernment,  whether or not engaged on public  works' shall he required or permitted  to work more than eight hours in ant  one calendar dav exeunt in ti-anu-nort--  > - ��������� ���������������  tion services or in cases of extyaordiu-  ary emergency. ^  Every eo*-tt?actj to which the Government of Canada is a party, which may  involve the employment of labourers,  workmen or mechanics, shall contain  a stipulation that no labourer," work-  uinu or mechanic in the employ of the  contractor, sub-contrac**or or other  person doing or contracting to do the  whole or any part of the work contemplated by the contract, shall be required or permitted to work upon or, in  connection with the work contracted  for, more than eight hours in any one  calendar day except in cases of extraordinary emergency.  Every such contract hereafter made  shall contain a provision that unless  the person making or performing it  complies with the provisions of this  Act, the contract shall bo void, and  . such person shall not he .entitled to receive jany 8um,,*aojr^8ballany officer,  ������gesicr'���������uipieyc8C/f the Government  of Canada payor authorize payment  from the funds under his charge or  .control to such person for work done  xipon or in connection with the contract whiob in its form or manner of  ������������������performance violates the nrowipfpiis cf  _lil- Ant.  The wages to he paid to all labourers  workmen or mechanics coming within  theprovisions of section 6 shall be the  current per diem wages in the locality  where the Work or labour is performed.  Cor  Rent���������O&ndy  store.   Apply fco  Oreston, Review.  At the annual convention of the British Columbia agricultural fairs, held in  ViotoriaMonday.speecheswere delivered  by Sir Richard  MoBride,   Hon. Price  Ellison andW. B. Soott, Deputy minister  of agriculture. s premier urged the   assembled delegates stifle their feeling of  local jealousy and to think provincially  so that the ooming Dominion exhibition  to be held in Victoria might  prove tho  equal of those held in other  provinces.  In referring to the increasing number of  fair associations in the province, he said  ffais feature was evidenced the growiug  interest in the agricultural movement r  ha an cr iroafAcJ *h���������t. inatand of snendinirso  'uuoh t������!on9xr on new buildings the   ss-  ���������ociatinnsthrotighout theconntryshould  adopt the pian foiov, ed in Great Britain  and   have  exhibitions   under  canvas.  The saving in money 'would mean    increased   awards.  Hon. Price ElliBon in dealing with  buildings for fair pointed out that where  it had been decided erect wooden structures arrangements Bhould be made so  that the buildings could be used all the  year round. If suoh buildings hadbase-  ments the farmers of the various dis*  tricts could usethereforstoxagepnrposes,  particularly for fruit  The sustial report Tsssntsd at ths  convention showed there were 59 fair  associations incorporated, while exhibition's had been held last year at 51  different places in the province. 'It  further pointed out that the results of  the co-operative movement in  the Ok-  anagan   country   wa������    being    keenly ft.om Victoria where ke had^present-?  awaited by the other agricultural  0om-|_^._^ .* _._��������� _. ������< L-l-i^.,^' _;_��������� t_.i_ j���������  " yu^*LUc������\iu on, true   auuuta   nrecuiugo'vi             -- ���������   Th������ Ladios Aid of the Methodist  Ohuroh. will hold their annual Hot  Juosron JUaked Beans and Bostnn Brown  bread Supper in .Mercantile Hall on  [Taeiday evoking Feb. ipt 1014. Supper  from 6to8p,m. Program of varied  and interestjlng nature, is being prepared. DO WOT FORGET THK DATE.  , Tuesday* "Feb. 10. Admission will be  Mq foy Adults,  years 25 o.  HUERTA FOLLOWERS PLEASED WITH BRITISH VISIT  i  Huerta followers ore delighted over the visit of representatives of the British  nation to the national Palace. The attitude of the United States has become so  pronounced that it is thoroughly understood that the sympathy of the Stars and  Stripes is with the Rebels. <  This photograph shows Rear Admiral Oradock, commanding the British squadron in Mexicnn wnterBj ������od to the right; Sir Lionel Garden, the British Ambas"  sador, leaving the National Palace after a visit to President Huerta. Immediate-  ly following this visit a scene showing Great Britain, as a girl, slapping Unole  Sam in the face was staged in Mexico Oity aud was enthusiastically received.  E K. BEESTON  DIES'AT NELSON  The death occurred at '3Se!son on  Wednesday evening^pf E. K. Beeston ���������  Secretary of the Nelson  Trad*  JTi<3     rflipnfl-i     TDail      /III���������     <-/������  ���������     ���������- ���������     ~    ���������   Ti!  pneumonia and kidney,troublMhis las'  illness lasting only a few daysm������k'  Mr. Beeston was formerly c  specter for the   Hudson's Bay  pany at Winnipeg,  then Fort Garryj"  and had taken a prominent part in the  Riei rebellion.  He has been in Nelson for the past  12 yeaee during 6 of which he was secretary of the Board df Trade, and was  prominent in the organization of 'the  Fruit Growers Union, acting as mana-  tref ������1lifi_cr   fho finer TprtT.   nf its rnvflni.  zition.  He is -survived by his wife, three  sons and one daughter.  The funeral will take place at 2:30 p.  m. tomorrow afternoon from St.  Saviour's church .under the auspices o������  the Masonic Lodge and will be attended by tbe members of the Board ot  Trade and of the Sons of England  Society of whioh Mr. BeeBton was a  member.  ,    _  3-v  T--"ch-������"*^iesident,%l*ain  bnsrisG|&e,tfcentered  . ~ frorfi^tlr  charge of "tH^*?���������'���������-���������*���������  (^  -S^ci-pal  reso-ttj������n  niuu uuu..i_.no wILL  HLO J BOSWELL  (From the Daily News)  There was-a good attendance at the  the Eoswell-Kootenay Lake  "Z^f^jfigfagterj 1, K. Wallace, the  in   the   chair.   The  round- a  committee   in  _*?arra_g]lment8  for the  xt^y!;a,nd vegetable fow,   proposing  that'a ,^mp&ny^h^_ld be formed for  the 'p'&lfp0ma^t^m,ing a public hall in  Boswell   which could be used for the  show and general purposes and that  $10 shares be issued.   This resolution  was most favorably? entertained nnd  several members present promised to  take up shares, the necessity of additional accomiuation   being  generally  recognized.   The suggested size of the  building is 20 feet by 30 feet.  A  resolution was passed calling at-  Walter V. Jackson, of Creston, was  the Provincial Fairs association, the  ers' association. Mr. Jackson states  that the date of the Kaslo fair has  been set for Oct. 13 instead of Oct 15  and that the latter date has been set \  aside fortheannual fall fair at Oreston.  He reports that the past season has  been hy far the best that has been experienced during his nine years' residence in the valley and he looks for  another bumper yenr in 1914.���������ijaily  News, Feb. 3.  Don't forget the bean supper in the  Supper  *������0*m******t** to*-**-**  Young cattle bought.  Blair, Erlok'son.   40tf.  Apply to .0*  Conservative annual mootiug on Fob.  .14th in Mercantile Hall.   ,'  "T, Mawson loft Wednesday for Bute-  toan for the winter months He will  ttnke xtg> the' ntndy of gasoline onglnos.  The jp'rul^ Growers Union havo mov-  ���������������4 Into Ithel*; new quarters and aro ol-  treacly.voalielfng the benefit of tho outer.  'iP*H������(j. ?"'"  ��������� '���������>.������������������'���������    ���������'.."?" i  llio rooout oold^Buap haa caught somo  yuoi������lo ui'ip^iug,   thobo  who l'orgot to  shut off the wnter. Keeps tbo plumber  buiiy.  Saturday morning a team attaohod to  n llnht sloigh bocamo frightened at the  approaching train aud ran away. It  looked at ono time as if tbey would get  in front of the freight but thoy putmod  in front escaping by inches Tho team  belonged to Old Nlok, tho Indian.  raunities. Fruit and vegetable exhibitions had heen a feature of the past  year's work. For the present fiscal year  the departmental grant for agricultural  associations had been $90,000. The report urged that the time had come when  systematic busnessv. principles should  govern the affairs of the- associations.  In conclusion it surged that a central association of fairs and, exhibitions shonld  be formed to which all associations in  British Oolumbia should be affiliated.  Among the fair dates arranged were  the following: Cranbrook, September  8-9; Crawford Bay, Sept.   21;  Neloon,  Sept.   23-25:   New  Denver, Oot.    1*2;  Methodist Ohuroh on Tuesday.  Trail, Sept. 17-18; Fruitvale, Sept. 22 ;6 t0 8| program at 8 -.16.  Slocan Valley, Sept. 30; Rossiand, date' "? '   ''  *  ieft open; Jtteveistohe, Sept. 16-19:  Robson, Sept. 14; Grand Forks, Sept.  _4.26i Greenwood,' Sept. 22-23; Needles,  Sept. 28-28: Barton Oity, Oot.1-2; Arrow Lakes Naknsp, Oot. &9; Kaslo Oct.  18. Orestou, Oofc. 15.  Among tbe delegates present from the  tfonfontntir and Bossidsir"-* distric'-s ���������"ere:  J. H, Vestrnp, Arrow lakes; W. Gid-  dlnga, Burton City j W. Santo, Cranbrook; W. V. Jaokson, Oreston; Sv  Brewster, Fruitvale; A. Sohuilltor,  Grand Forlro; W. Jonke, Greenwood; F.  S. Chtindler, Kaslo; J. A. Irving,  Nelson; A, MoRne, Revelatoke; J. D,  Tipping, Slocan Valley; J. 'W. Strickland, Sloouu lake, aud N. Binns, Trail.  rhe annual meeting of the Cbnserva*  in the city last evening oe>hi& return rtive Association will be held in Mercin-  eije hail on Saturday February 14th at  uii.xxx.     xv as -neeifOttB    btxEli  Till X_WU������_elTs  should-be iu attendance as the meeting  wu*. uo oa.itja upon to transact consider-  i  able business   and to  elect  oiheers for  the ensuing -year.  Services of the Church of.England  will be as follows for Sunday February  8 h: Sunday Sohool at 11 a.m. Evensong and address at7 p.m., Rev. E. Bull  officiating.  When you want vour next job of  printing dono, no matter wbafc^tiu* job  is, bring it to .the Review office. We  guarantee a first-class job and our  prices aro right.  The camps in the district all appear  tO be bUSV and   the mill   fn imnninm fnll  time.  J. McEwen, who has been filling the  position of Cashier in the bank during  the absence of J. O. Dow, returned to  Oranbrook Tuesday;  Geo. Playle, of Nelsou,  is at Canyon  City for a few day3 on business.  Dan. Smith, who has been on the  Review staff for some months, returned to his home in Nelson Tuesday.  R. E. Beattie, of the Cranbrook firm  of Beattie**& Murphy, is in town for a  few days, taking stock" in the driig  store and planning the business for  1914.  Local Irishman are making arrangements* for celebration of St. Patrick's  Day. If yau are interested give your  name to J. B. Moran, Capt. FitzGerald,  D. L. Allen or A. B. S. Stanley.  A conoert and social evening will be  given by the Oanyon City Ladies Aid  Society on Saturday evening February  14th., in tho sohool house. Refresh-  ments will be served.   Admission 25o.  We aro glad to hear that Mr. Barton  is recovering from his recent severe  illness. *  Eugene West and Catherine Henry  put on a show in the Mercantile Hall  Tuesday evening but owing to the inclement weather and the debate in the  Presbyterian church, the attendance  was very small. CatherineY^enry  took the audience by storm and there  is no doubt would receive a good house  should she return here at somo future  time. After the show a few couples  stayed for a dance.  t*l_v\*r,il^**r**      4-r*.    <-l*w_      ., . ���������  .     .  .   .    .  uw>. ���������������������������__- ***.*      ������.-_*_        t*l.-J-'->lCL%������-_-J-'  clauses   of    the   recently    introduced  game laws as they affect the rancher.  The secretary, ?F. J. Oatts.   who returned to Boswell on Sunbay mornin.*  from   the    British    Columbia    Fruit  Growers' convention at Viotoria, "gave  a report of the proceedings.   At tbe t  conclusion    a very  hearty  vote    of.  ^'thanks was tendered Mr. Oatts for his  report.        **  Resolutions' were passed to be forwarded to the superintendent of the  Canadian Pacific lake and river service  and the. Dominion. Express company  regarding difficulties encountered by  members when shipping freight or express, and requesting that both freight"  ^tod eiprefes-,gents?ortiuly authorized  deputies'* be ih' attendance wheft the  steamer is making a landing.  ���������; ?v ���������������������������������������������:'     .  Thursday evening the announcement  was made round town that Mr.'Fowler'  who has managed the local bank for  the past seven years.was about tobe"  transferred to Fernie, to take charge of  the bank there. Who his successor will  be has not been announced as yet, but  it is understood that the position will be  filled temporarily from Cranbrook. The  departure of Mr. Fowler will leave a  number of yocanoies'in the affairs of the  district ob at all times he has taken an  active and oonsoientious part in its development. 'The date of departure is  not definitely announced but it is probable it win occur within the next ten  days or two weoks.  OnTnosday February 21th a first  olriBfl entorralnmont will bo given by  Christ Christ, Church of England in aid  of tho now building furtu. At the olbso  of the performance a danoo will bo held.  Tickets for both entertainment and  danoo will bo at. tlio popular prioo of 50  oonta.  R, M. Reid enjoys tho distinction of  bringing out tno Art-* vthiokons of the  distibi for 1014. The proportion of the  setting that turned out good wan not  largo liiif. the llttlo oh Ink h nrft flolnp- well  and neodjess to suv, Bob is very proud  ot hlo Httlo family.  The Presbyterian LadieB Aid Society  gavo a tea at the home or Mrs. Hendersons on Thursday afternoon. The feature of tho afternoon wns ni gnessing  ooutest, Mrs, Husoroft took the prize.  Applo paoking school commences on  Fob. 19th. Duo notice will bo glvon to  thoso who have ontored for samo by the  Soorotary of tho Farmers Institute.  ���������The C. O. S. of Oranbrook is soiling  Iron Beds with mattress nnd spring for  ni.  Tho dobato iu the Presbyterian  Churoh, Tuesday evoniug was won by  the negative. Mrs, Forrester ahd Rev,  Bliiko. The question wan "Resolved  that tho franchiHO should be extended  to womon .,*"  Tho man coming into ' a small town  doos not inquire if tho  Btreefc  oars aro . ^  . *     *' *     I   . ,,.,   "     R. S. Bovan mado a trip to Oanyon  mnniug; wbenhogoes to ahotolhcdoos . m      ������        T ,  xx   xi I-'- ";  i     j.    i   j.. City by auto Tuesday afternoon and  not oxpoot to find an olovator in it, or a       '   *  VliwkhmWU  .%..  .m.JS  publlo BtO^graphor or a manicurist,  nor doos ho oxpoot to find publiosanaros  with otatuos of QuooiiVlctorul, Sir John  I Maodouald or Gonoral Wolto. No; ho  knows better than to cxpoot them in a  small plnbo'. But tbo samo man will  call at tho newspaper ofiloo in this name  small town and without batting un oye  wlllack, "Do you print a dally here.?"  I'jVt-ry uouuiry uuwH|'ap������u* mint hitw Vii'im  question put to him about "'atroou''  times a yenr.  ooi'talnly mado somo records as far as  plowing through tho snow with nn  auto in concerned. Ho wua acconipati-  iiert by C, Morris who has travolled  qiilto a lob by auto but said ho novor  saw a machino bohavo hotter than tho  Uttlo Ford. Ho was groatly imprestied  with tlm oi ������t in try and it Ih likely ho  will acquire property horo and possibly  cak'i up bin permanent rosldenco In tho  vaiiey-.  r,.,.*������...      .        .. 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It������ *���������!��������������������� *?*V������M������������������������������*it- w.n������*������l������������������������ t*P ths* fixritiixni Smrinr,,,  JtVUMMAMi)" * *���������������    *V'*  ,..������, t.t,.  "���������^"���������i  UHemmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmimmimm WWHWWHI  THE   CBESTON    REVIEW.    CRESTCm,    ������. C,  enn  OU  5* -^    _^%. ������*^_   _^^',������-,^r -T _T?_'   s   . j/"v   _  lvciicw-ai- vi  <_  tWBWBWf-_tf"gBy___l      __ ^Vf^XS-B-B--.  QppH th-^ P^npr Ia Yonr  W.V^  JL   V/ ^* X  become a  <-_u  TesTon  r i ii  ___     ^&&**%> J5  Ireston ^Revieffo:  Published every   Friday at Creston, British Columbia, by the Creston Printing and Publishing Oompany, Ltd.  The Review is the acknowledged advertising medium of the Creston valley, circulating in nearly one thousand homeB throughout the Creston district and  reaching out in a broad manner into other com monies. Our advertising rates  are based on the scale of the Kootenay aud Boundary *.. "ters' Board of Trade.  ��������� Land purchase and land lease notices, $7 for statutory time. Display advertisements, $1 per inch per month; other advertising 10 cents per line first issue  and 5 cents per line in succeeding weeks. Subscription rates $3.00 a year in  advance. Our columnB are open to contributions denling in matters? of local interest and the welfare of the community. ODntributions must be brief and  signed.  A. B. S. Stanley  Editor and Manager  The Review would like to  know wliy tbe children in  some of the classes were dismissed half frozen from the  school the afternoon of Tuesday, when they should have  been taken into some of tlie  other rooms until they were  warm before being sent out  into the blizzard?  time a knock at the back door  or tVip front* door brillcs vou  with the request for work,  just think what your husband  or son or lover might have to  face some time, and be sare  to dig np something for the  hungry man. Remember the  words  of the great  Friend of  the premiership. With hon-1  est John Oliver the situation I  is entirely different, he having  signally failed to make an impression at all except perhaps  with the few of his own party  and they could hardly be expected to take much exception  to the sayings of, their leaders. It seems a pity that the  opportunity thus presented  should have been so signallw  thrown away in ��������� fruitless incrimination     and     senseless  Church  Notices  METHODIST CHURCH  Public Worship,IP;80 and 7:30 P. M..  Sunday Sohool and Adult Bible Class  11:30 A. M?  Come- and you will be made welcome  Fred L. Carpenter    *'  ���������    Pastor  LAND ACT  Form No. 9  ...I���������. ���������.  If a. wrong ex-  This is the time when one ceive  should have their latch string  out. The times are developing men of good character  and sterling worth but who  find it impossible to get work  and are thrown upon the Bitter resource of asking for  work enough to earn a meal  and a place to sleep. It seems  a shame that in prosperous  Canada and especially in  British Columbia, with its  immense native wealth, that  any man should feel the  crimp of hunger, but it is a  fact and a rather serious oue  to some  men.    So if at  any  Man   who  blessed   to  v  said   "It is  give  than  more  to re-  PRESBYTERIAN   CHURCH  Service every ;Shnday  at  11 a., m.  and 7:30 p. m. ?  Sabbath School at 2:30 p. m.  Adults Bible OlasB meets every Thursday evening.  W. G. Blakb  Minister  The visit on Wednesday of  last week of Messrs Brewster  aud Oliver, while it has provoked considerable discussion,  has not seemed to have affected any permanent good as far  as the Review can learn. Mr.  Brewster in axle a \ic\y Hue  speech, but failed to introduce  anything new iuto the situa  tion, and while he is doubtless  a brilliant, will have to show  nomethiiig more substantial  to create any sentiment of a  character designed to accomplish  his   ambition,     namely  VILLI pCI HI Hill,  ists why not present it to the  in plain, sensible, cold fact,  unadorned with abuse, and  personal spite, after all to go  at it in any but the plain,  truthful way is to heap insult  on fhe intelligence of the voters and is very small and  questionable politics. Opportunity knocks not often at a,  man's door aud it does seem a  pity that John Oliver with a  grip full of evidence, should:  have so ruthlessly thrown  away his opportunity.  ���������������  CATHOLIC CHJURCH  Mass 10:30  Benediotoin 3;30  Every first Sunday of the month.  Father John O. M. I.  Sunday School every Sunday at 2:90  Bring in Your Renewal of  Subscription to the  Form of Notice  Nelson Land Distriot. District of  West Kootenay.  , Tako notice thatj.GeorgeThompson  of Creston. B. O. occupation, Ranoher  intend to apply for permission to  purchase tbe followiug described lands���������  Commencing at a post planted at  the South East Corner of Lot 8978.  Gronp' 1 Kootenay, Distriot, thence  South 40 chains, thence East 40 chains  thence North 40 chains, thenoe West  40 ohains to the point of commencement  and containing 100 acres of land, more  or lesB.  GEORGE. THOMPSON  Dated 26th. December, 1918.  l-9pd.  WTA fi!-MHP!ff  miR. Scatty  CRANBROOK  - B.C.  in  the  *���������     rvi  Funeral mra  I  nriwi  For Partridge, Woodcock- Squirrel or Rabbit  Shooting the  44 GAUGE SHOTGUN  No. 101  BS A WONDER  , ������0 Inch Wr������l, w������ljli, 4lln.',;likt-down.  For 41XX., 41 W.C.P Shot imi 44 '!Osm .  0������lHt" CartridiMt. ���������'���������';..'.'���������'���������. .'iT.  LOt Prle* Only ������������.00     ' *?l ^Im  Nanlhfrtionrnt'tiUff'rnfthnt.   ^>  KimMulticioutun���������rrHi,jjr������������l Y*?  I ��������� vtrUly of condition*. ���������*"**  r*\  0ji.iI for JjUIIjJ <!<������������������  crlplion*nd"OUN9AND  CUNNINO."  M In* UtUnimitt ftUVKHt  ). STEVENS ARMS  & TOOL COMPANY  P.O. Bo* SOO*  )l7-VcHIC0P������ rAU������, MAS*.  InAnyWalK  of life our Classified "Want, Ads.  will help you,  If y6u want a position, you ran  reach l|ic bcU .employers.  l If you want help you can cet tlie  most efficient.  Money to loan or money to borrow Want Ads. cover the entire field,  i������wm������iil *���������������������������#, ���������.rm,*,  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MIKIG REGULATIONS    ���������.,... ,  Coal mining .rights of the UoKi:cicn,  in- Manitoba, Saskatchewan and'Al ner to  the Yukon Territory,. the (North west  Territories and in a portion of the Province of British "Columbia^ may b_ leased  for a- term of 'twenty-one.,; yearsfeat  an annual rental of $1. an acre. Not  more than 3,660 acres will bo leased to  one applicant.      :. ^r"      ������������������*.���������.'..  Application for a lease must be, mode  by the applicant in person to the Agent  or Sub-Agent of the distriot in which  the rights applied for. are situated.  In surveyed./territory the* land jnuat  be described by sections, or legal subdivisions of sections, and in unsurveyed  territory the traqt applied *;for shall be  staked out by the applioant himself.  Each application must foe accompanied  by a fee of 95 which will be refunded-, if  the rights applied for are hot .available  but not otherwise. - A.-royAltyehnU.be  paid on the merchantable o'ptpot of, the  mino at the rate-of five cents per ton.  The person operating the mino shall  furniBh tho,Agent with Q.vom, returns  aooonnting for tue ftill quantity of mer  ohantablo ooal minod nnd pav tho royalty thereon. If ehe coal mining rights  are not boing operated, suoh returns  shonld be f uruisbod-nt least once n year  Tho leaiie will include tho coal mining rights only, but the lessee . may? he.  permitted to purchase wbatovor available surface rights .may .he con nidi-red  necessary for tho Working of tlio mlna  at the rate of $10 an abre. -?��������� '*"     'k' ���������  For full information application should  bo made to tho Secretary of tho Department of tbo Interior, Ottawa,' or, to any  Agont or Sub-Ageint of Dominion Lands  w. w.oory,  Deputy Minister of tho Interior.  N, B.���������Unauthorized publication of  this iirtvortbuuioiil Will uoU be paid for.  -aoooo.        ���������      . v  ������ ���������  GUY   LOWENBERG  Consulting Enoimmbr  PRESTON      -       -  ���������   B.C.  j     JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  fire, Lifo uud Acoidont Influranoe  OV-N ������S VKAR8*  p:xf������cnicNCC  Tff-iTf-  ..1,..--  1'nlonu tiibon tliroufrh  ���������rn  lir  TRADEMARK*  DeaiaNB  CopvmaHT* Ao.  oiorlptlon mny  raavMiliur ������u  ���������    ^omm-iinlPA.  on l*������tonu  K ��������� Ci  REAL ESTATE, ICto  LRAIL        -        -       -   B.C.  ... ri'jrjuitiiiini.   . ...     .... luim A Ot>, NOOlT*  tpttialtiotUs, wil liout clinrnn, la tun,  t������+m.l*sm4Xatmi   TtmmM,AistA,<m,4S*  ^VBVHIIIIV JUtUKtlK'MU  K tiMKttnmaly llliiiitnitnd w������nklr. Iaw**; olr.  cul������*j<iii ol wif *��������� luiii mo i^iiiiui. k. ������t\,t  Cttiiuilit, |H.1I> u. yl������r, 1 out.iLJ {irupnlil. l>ul<l liy  ill niiwMluiilurs.  MUNN & Co.30,0'oadwav- Har; York  Ilranoh Otoo������, fllft IT 6K. WMhlnuioii. _. Oi,  i  mi  ���������BSS  wm  mm  *m ������n_a_ gsgssroif msvmwv msassTcm, m. -a  i      i       ii       iinTn���������������������������������������������,^i������������������<���������^-n������������������-r-nrfcm���������i���������������������������������i������ni  ��������� >_i_nniiiii       _ ���������  r5Bt'"1YOUR-  onri  asm  PfsimhiniT   Tinhinnr  General Repair Work '  Done by-  W. B. Embree  Tb. satistaotion of work  well  done  lingers long after the price is forgotten.  S & Go,  CRESTON       -      B.C.  Head  Offices  CALGARY; VANCOU-  :feVHj EDMONTON.  Dealers in  . ������������������ -?ME;  Wholesale and Retail  U*.l?  ^���������Gamej Poultry,  and. Oysters .:!,?"  in Season  1  $*������e Ibaye the goods, and  ^>m;,:^t*ce&,.are reasonable  ^..������������������.'^i^aff-j-i-  iaballi  ?���������������������������'������������������ >��������� r*   -,r ������o*r- ���������:-���������:��������� -��������� ���������  ,'(>  ur-i-J  Harn^Bs  Repairing  '   ;'Ui[.  ^SPECIALTY1*'  Dealer in   high   class  boots and shoes.  titin  ^ Tj^.p^CROMPTON  '*' creston;? .?��������� ?^?b. c.    :-  Work guaranteed.        all  #������psr4_ avo I'll oallT .  ���������������������������������)���������*il i'i nnii,--' ir������*jf���������������������������������������������������������*���������       l'       i      i     mini  FEATHERS   AND   EGGSHELLS.  Falls Creek,' Pa., has a pig that has  been trained to gather the eggs and  carry them Into the house and lay  them at th_ feet of his mistress oiie by  one. This is sure some pig tale and  almost eqnals the feats bf the Cbi-  b.og-o.coid* storage, hogs.  * Colonel Roosevelt recently ordered a  pen of Silver Laced Wyandottes from  a fancier of Waterloo, N. J. He will  breed this beautiful variety at Sagamore Hill. We welcome him to tbe  cian of chicken cranks and hope he  doesn't meet a Waterloo in .breeding  this variety, so difficult to breed true  to feather, markings.  When Mrs) Everett of North Attle-  boro, Mass., went out to ber hen yard  . she found a thief had stolen thirty fine  Buff Orpington hens. The thief was  captured and got a term in the penitentiary for the trick. There wis^sat-  lsfaction in seeing the criminal go to  Jail, but that didn't bring the birds  back.  Some of our stale poultry experts deserve the criticism they get They  spend moat of their time in the experiment station laboratories searching  for microbe}? and striving to solve mysteries which have little to do with promoting poultry and do not get out into"  their states to. learn actual conditions  and, what is necessary,?*>���������&>increase.  peultryproduets and promts?  Occasionally a hen will get to mon-,  keying with a bee aud get stung, Her-  head will puff up, and if her "owner  _G������S_ i.   let���������������i_u6r   tliiit   Q   Lit���������i,   uUlikt*-  some humans, can't get swelled bead  in ten minutes he will think she, has  a weir developed case of rono. The  swelling will half blind the hen for a  day. but next 7 morning she will be  ready to tackle another eye bunjger..??,../.  7 T_e7Wabash railroad recently igRiio**  a circular on the poultry industry of  Missouri stating that the iast census*,  showed receipts amounting to $50.S!8.-  145, a crop return larger than wheat,  oats, hay, hogs, sheep, exceeding every other farm crop but corn. The-  railroads are gradually falling into line-  for the, promotion of the different  branches of agriculture, a proceeding  which would certainly make our great  grandfathers sit up and take notice.  Some folks are astonished at the-  quick death of little quacks. One minute they will be well and lively; next  minute they lie on the grass dead as  a doornail. Wbat did it? Tbey monkeyed with a honeybee, swallowed it.  It stung them in the throat-''thiout?  closed by swelling; sand they choked to  death. .. .- -������������������.  The food research laboratory of thi������  bureau of chemistry is to be removed  from Nashville. Tenn., to Sedalla. Mo.  It is under Dr.  Mary  E. Pennington  and   Professor H. C.   Pierce; aad its  work consists of studying the raartevt-  7!n**j:0r? e0*13^ 2.nd *?ou!trv from To^uci.**-*  rto consumer.    It Is estimated that $3,?  {OOOXXW per year is lost by the farmers  ;OfMissouri on bad eggs, and it is expected that these experts by their Investigations wil f soon put -ieregg producers wise.  z  " /'- ���������*���������*.***&������'fflBpl  ,J   . ..-*tt^_-_a  Z>.. i.wmsk  THE  MONEY  CROP.  How    to  Raise    Potatoes  Profits.  Fer    Big  , The aim in raising potatoes should be  to plant "so as- to get the biggest yield,  and at tbe same time with the least  expense. One of the farmers in Somerset county, Me., who bave been able  to i do this most successfully Is P. ������}.  Davis. *��������� He has received as big a yield  as SOO bushels "sr acr^ ia some instances and on the whole 300 to 500  bushels per acre. He tells his story,  how he did it, which many farmers  would dm well to follow. He writes in  the American Cultivator as follows:  The soil must be in the best possible condition as regard tilth and fertility. The dirt should be made fine  and mellow and the soil of good depth  before planting,the seed. If the piece  |S?of cldvei*?sod;then the time' for plow-,  ing does not j'couiji ho laueh, yef.?_������i  this easean; amplication, of a-small coat  of manure is good ahd enables us vto res  duce the expebse of commercial fertt?  lizer at least-one-Jialf and to further  increase the yield of from fifty to a  hundred bushels per sere yet case  should be taken not-" to put on too  much manure.  Plowing and. planting are only a  small part of the work of raising po-  tatoeis. They require considerable  care. "If in a dbry season they should  be cultiyated ofte��������� the lecse. dirt hay?  ing a tendency to moisten the plants.  If you wish to raise the largest pos-  jnore per  THE  POULTRY  DOCTOR  SAYS���������  That sscldy corn causes ranch mortality among poultry and ground corn,  especially where the green' taint cannot be seen and only an expert cau  detect the smell." Feeding such grain  with the idea that it is economy is certainly the kind that saves at the pinhole and wastes at ths buughole.  That many more turkeys would be  sold at Thanksgiving if they did not  have such easy access to buckwheat  and cornfields, for thousands are killed each fall when almost selling size  by stuffing with buckwheat and green  corn. Watching the turkeys at this  .time means more turks to sell, and the  profit is sure worth tbe trouble.  There would be less loss and worry  If young stock was better protected  from cold fall rains. These bring on  colds, catarrh, roup, canker, -chicken-  pox, and many a bunch of.promising  pullets has been spoiled for winter laying through such exposure.  There is much carelessness in the  disposal of dead fowls on many farms.  The manure pile is the general dump  for disease victims, and there they rot  unless eaten by hogs, dogs or fowls until they are hauled with the manure to  the field.  How's that for, bughouse business,?  Kujf eed. "   '"���������;-  ??There are many fall fairs that help  along the rooster undertaker. Birds  are? accepted that have chickenpox.  fafjUs, roup and most any old disease,  and fowls, that leave home in heal tn  -often become victims to contagion and  are shipped; hack to start an epidemic  in the flock.  Wit "��������� f ������TTT_I  __*-  I I  A_ ���������*_������������������ 4^  ft/iVrl-i:  , Ai.^tit  "1 ���������f^tift  t/l\ll  ^l-VM tfVit'il]tL',���������*f^agT'wl:Trt-^r**'.J'l',llIBB-r* J  THE   HOME  "OF   THE-  TRANSIENT  m  COMMODIOUS  SAMPLE .  ROOMS  THE BEST AND MO  PO    U  THOE     '  Run ou strictly uj)-to-_aic;  Ursc-"-. .Unexctlkd *rc: vitu 'in  nl 1 c! cy -a 11 uu r' s. Kite L i is  staff ('-cludiL^ c'cicV) a'l  white ladies. ICvc-iy comfoit  and attention given to ^ue^is  Tbe bar is s upplied with  only the,best brand of good?-..  Porters Mrf<������t Trains  W.A HERON,  J-3S_3������_I__E������_S-_____-_-iK_-^  MANAGER  ���������w������.  ;*r*5f-il������-*3?^S.--i������ 0*t.f0Sfm^.^USS. .  ^mt/xot m������*f'mS-mil}0mim0mSf'*&fm&������������������*������?-*������fS.-el*<_*������������������ _>w������Sp������-   ;r-r*5 -������������������������������������ m^Ji^ot.'^Si0*f -*S -������S -*������r^8l.,  '^tititi','' ��������� ���������*-  Wi-���������'������������������'���������'  m ���������,  J  *4LCb.-^\_t . *''2W_A/*^A'W  >_q^-. ��������� ������������������   ���������*** -   ��������� ^**r  .-*������    ���������������     -^m*    ���������������rw  ���������<*     yg ������r*^. -. ,"-���������������������������*   .  ��������� ."������������������ CtJ  ,.i.:r  TOE; -GANADI-IN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Cfif JTAL, $15,000,000 REST, $12,500,000  Money orders  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient and  inexpensive method pf remitting* small sums of money. These Orders,,  payable without charge_at any bank in Canada (except in the Yukon  Territory) and in the principal cities of the United States, are issued at  the folloWingf rates:  $5 sisd under     3 cents  Oyer    S and not exceeding $3.0.    6     '*  ���������"���������*   IO ,?..������������������!������������������ " so....' io    "  ������:'.    30 ���������.-.,." ������������ -SO..-.;., TS     *���������  REMITTANCES   ABROAD  ���������houtfi ba made by means of our SPECIAL FORElbN DRAFTS and MONEY  OROAR^,. IttBued without ,d������lay at rvasonablr rales.  Percy' B. Fowler, Manager Creston Branch  _S52  wyagw  25SZ2  _     _.   FEED   VOUR    LAND   WELL. V_  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Shipment of McLaiiglin vSleighs and Cutters on Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  Harness, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness  Sleighs and Cutters COAL FOR SALE  w R:S. MbCreath, Prop..  ���������������{ Phono 56 # Strdar Avenue Bo**; 14 W  %-d'd^>i[^'i^������i9ril99^^  HOW   PBOPER   E"BBTIIiI__l-  OS   1NCBEASE8  SIZE OF POXA3K9  BS.  acre, you must get as- !��������� many perfect  hill's to reach full matucul y as possible.  1 advise rows two and; one-half feel  apart and seed pieces no be dropped  twelve to fifteen inches-, apart -in ithe  drill, using a good sized!. seed cut one  to three eyes.  In  :raising   300   bushels   per   acre  mOl?-_   t-tlm   m.f\^m*t.   X.*.^^..   4. A.  ������n������.n?U-        T*l������=Lf*i  *������.���������w- w������.vr *v .. i4  \.xx*.is*z tCT^.a^a',!. . Jx J������nL.*a  the seed pieces eigbte������_i to trtOnty  inches apart and don't tei ke quite; so  much pains in cutting seed. One iroti  of the best ���������commercial f eri Ulizer ia not  usually too. much per acuj. I find it  a good naefthod1 to sonv 1;he^fert_^er.  with the planter before i dSroppingr. the  seed. Thevi it is mixed with ithe soil.  After, the plant Is up a Utile flertSUzer  can be ujsed on it, but it shonld be  brusheid from the* plant wlOU a broom  or in aomie similar manner.  I have in my own work hy , following the best methods here- di scribed  been ablet to secure yields of COD bushels and ever per acre on commercial  fertilizer alone. T__t of ,t_e������ best  grade, about*, 4 per cent nitnDgrtr and  10 per cent potash. I remoml ter on  one piece my men co_l<ed atbenHnn to  the fact that they wene "getting .1 iiush-  el of pobitoes to market In six pnin.es of  a single row.. IS iny -Qjjrures -wein-correct this wouldl be over 800 Uishels  per acre in ordmai'y flcid cultuire, but  this piece bad Uio advantage af a co>at  of barn manure tbo foil previous to;  planting- ',  <4������  ���������Vf  You mnst feed your stock ^vclI  If yom >vn*o* *jo''d results. So  must you do with "your land.  Xou cannot nffond no* to cmrlch  your land year nJ'tor y������rir. Build  up yonr oompoi-it lacap, Put  stnbln- mncnoro on| yonr land. Buy,  thoso fertilizers '' your i land nnd  your stntulo wWl not supply.  Study tho ferUOlfter iipicBtlou ln ���������  nil Its bearings; ooh-o It alul y>oa  havo settled half yonr pnolilenan.  FEATHERS  AND   EGGSHELLS.  Concrete floors are now the vogue In  poultry houses. When, you lay one  don't be so foolish to place tar paper  between the layers, as the uppei"^ene  will come off. This is advised by certain poultry lecturers to prevent damp,  and it's al! folderoL  In Florida, after the first few nights,  chicks need no covering, as they are  warm enough without. ' Chicks may be  hatched the year around, the popular  combination being White Leghorns  ssu Grange or- grupexrult. groves.  Filthy damp litter on the scratch  floor in winter is a common condition  on many plants and a common cause  of disease. Many throw the feed into  such a niess and expect the hens to  thrive on it and produce sweet pure  ���������eggs-  A seyenty-three-year-old woman was  peeked on the hand by a chicken and  died of gangrene. As many fowls1 are  allowed to work in all kinds of .filth?  the danger of the slightest wound from  them Is evident, and such Injuries  8itonld'.)!M'cU^fectedr;at,once.'Y.''' ' 1  . "-^^nert^r^fsid^^  Perfection "wilfgive the breeder: bf.7.the  Barred Rock to present show reauire-  ments a hard shot, for it will di>faway  * wi^.tte?ra.lejtbat birds are to rbjej bar-  i^?fo''.!t_e^ki.ni;'d.e?^ahd a lighter under  coVsr and a brighter, distinct even bar  on ttie surface.  ^  ,?.;������������������    -���������.-:.'?Yr;  Surplus roosters soon eat up the profits. A few extras should be^ kept for  emergencies,     but    useless" crowers  ������|2':MI|li^     t\0x .' g0li*t   -rtt."   rt.jjjlj'rft'l       ^*-    riniiagiri'f-  matter how. pretty tbey are.   The'sim-.  pie reason that a fowl Is a thoroughbred shouldn't save him if he eats? off  bis head.- *_ tititi,' '^   .  A Saskatchewan (Canada) fancier  writes: *'We prefer white fowisj-'be-"  cause when a few pin feathers are  missed the fowl? still sells well? Besides*, we think tbe hawks, coyotes,  badgers, skunks and other vermip. being used to prey on-the little prairie  -chickens, pay less attention to white  chicks, than those of darker;color."  . This Is contrary to tbe general opinion.  Hawks are ao respecter of chickens.  and we have noticed tbey take' no  more of the white than the dark, but  cats will take a dark chick sooner than  a white because birds are all dark or  colored, in this section at least  When a practical poultry expert goes  Into ovory county In a state, meets  thousands of poultry raisers face to  faco and unfolds to tbem tho principles of modern poultry culture, points  out'their mistakes and solves their  problems,1 he is doing a direct work  that hits the spot This Is whnt tbe  Farmers' Institute lecturer does, ond  no state college bulletin nor government poultry bureau or bulletin con  touch It for effectiveijess.  0V%  ���������  to  to  to  We have placed in our %vu\do*ws  Vto some wonderft*l bargains FOR CASH  to'''-'���������---'r;ti'--:^  Window cNo* I is   priced  at 25c  each article and Window No. 2 at 50c ft  to each article, .-?.'.  iff  i&i  iusi  *������������������������_  ��������� **1 *  to  to  m  k\  ���������.*������.-  *4m  m% We cannot describe these  bargains  to here but just look for yourself and be  to convinced.  to   .<* ;-'������������������"'''"'":. * ���������:������������������'���������   ���������*.���������*       ���������-���������:*:-*  .'. :  to  to  ���������m  to  to  to  .������.*(>  m  ��������� 'to  ���������to  *  QOm  Fcston iJriig&Book  51  *i^2r. 0*.)*?. fi? .fxi. 010.0*. 00.0B0.0* .001*.    0a0.*0> ,0*.0*.m*.**.**.?**.!m0-.~0_~0.~*  ������ - i_   i   ^^a^  mi ��������� mmjm00 mt^^mr m**t ^___>���������i���������i������������������ _^������t^ <���������_���������_��������� 4_^v'       ^_������* <_lfc> -4M__p' <_fl_* *_Bk^4^p>* 4_M^ <GtM0 A'A^^k'A  --.*^-5ST'i:^-!S������r55^ig������:?8r Sfc-ssrv^sr.*?^, .^r^*:*Ar?'!ffr������*-*is-5Sr-������r-������r'*���������T'>s5''S  to  to  to  to  to  M  w������j'  The Leading  Hotel of tihe  Fruit    Belt  Our  CaU  Guests  c4gain  \/OU   will  make   no   mistake  when vou eet off the train  ��������� m0 ��������� ���������_-  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men vvill substantiate this. We  .study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters for Mining Meu,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  /��������� B. Moran  Prop*  m  a  a  a  a  a  *0* 00. t0* .0*f*0*t. 00 .00* 00 * 00* 00?* 00 ��������� _���������_ ������>*J^������ 1-K * ^'ah. "������aK. ^_s������ ���������'���������^ ���������_!S_������_!_is������_S"_  ""ay ���������J2_S>*^U  a ��������� (_jr"* 5_li ^_������ i_���������i ^_*������ *a* ���������__ Sfc ^_*������ ^_fci <_*ii a_������ ���������^aa.**a*'**a>-^a*'^a*f^B*'^&'*'a>**aai'^^'*aa-mmp*L  iarjS*;'���������st*:i5r'"������r������'"5r*>k������������������"ar**������r-������������r������*������?��������� "-sr*>*. ��������� 00-'.00*0***00-00'00'00-00'00 00-00^0^^  .*]K0* ���������**a?Iv  aaaaaamaaamfp  BMW  taammmmuaam  am  xmiaaamK.  m**gp  per  Complete New Stock Just Arrived  Oaluomlnlng.Pitntm*;, Pipn-Ui, iJflij;    C.u-i'iuge uudlil t-.it.ii-;  Lot,mo give you arlvlco an<I estliiiabeH ou yonr work.     All   woik guar  .,..*.... ,~t ���������      - ....  mmm0mmmmmmmmmmmmmii0  vllfSi.Xf    VIXU���������.l.**.lt,l0l*,  M ' mM VMM I    m     W WWHI mHn0t ^Jr  m  * '&5L n   ^Lrai  ouu(j ou oiiuiii iivc, ia iiie ijui t'ooie iDtorc  VvwMiUM**������iin-jni*ii  Mt un,l UNU WIV tt*TIMAT*3������  A Tranaporttatio'rv Kink, t  In 1110vtog 11 plow on t'fio farm tike* n  two inch platdc about,two feci loiAf;  and eight Inches wide*'; Nail a horsiV  ' shoo lionri tho flout eiftd. This Will  catch tine ���������point mf tlue (plow, and *tho  point, wllli -Hllilo rtJlmifr llk>*i n wind wUi������n  tho toiuni is hitched to 1I10 plow.; Tlie  front enrt rtf the plank should bo Itev-  olcd on tho micHor Hldo so it will pnm  ovor stones and Biiimll <ibstac|oi8.���������IP'nrro  and Fireside-.    I  ��������� N*iw Forftfi������ Plant.  A' now cj'op " culled Budiun. gniss,  ���������whkch Ih another of tha sorghums,  ������lv������*i* im-titt nrmnlHi-* mm n luiv ii*roi������ for  tho dry lun^l OlHlarletn of the *������*������t'������t It  Ih t.ho most ruii'hl growing off ia.ll the  flltnllnr cio|im, iifiid, ullliougb ���������exrpqjfl-  mcntnl worl: hi-/)- boon limited ao far,  it lu ux-pecl*!*! Ouit It will be atdaiitod  I Send Your Wants to Us  vii  \hi  vii  vi,  il/  vii  \ii  \ii  it/  We Are Specially Equipped To Do  All Kinds of  Cornmercial  ���������   I     ������. Kt        <*- * . \j        \m * f* v^ *  I Vni^h  r*������*nr1i.i  \ii  Bring; in Your Order, to the  CRESTON REVIEW  ai iv������.i      *������������      -  tiMf    ���������������**���������<*. 11    tl*  1'  ���������*hj������ ������nr������th*rn  1 "i"*  - 08* *^_5������^55*^J5,^^'-55".  ���������-^^^^���������^���������-������^_ii_^'^_^'-S'^^-^_t__^ I!".   ��������� YrYYSi*''*'\''.rv?7���������������������������'���������"i.-.'.'i ,. ���������.  -.������������������"W    .;;'*������Kf?v7T,  TH������   CRSBTON   BEVIEW.    CRESTQK,    OB. P.*  ���������������f>  __.  HI    'III   Jill  W-  ___?���������  ������  #������������ km versus& iwnpm@rs&  Comprising 725 Acres GRAND FORKS, B.C.  DUCK CREEK NEWS  mmm APPLE TREES ^^  GUARANTEED HOME CROWW  ?  Cellared���������Koots in earth, no danger of winter killing  .   "We can hold your trade."  Established IOOO by the HON. MARTIN BURRELL  -linieter of Agriculture n  ALL STOCK DELIVERED TO YOUR RANCH ATCATALOCUE PRICES  For Catalogue and Price liBfr; write to���������  WM/TER V. JACKSON, Agent. Creston, B. C.  The  i Jfj-f l'l /~*^m  creston Mercamue ua  Limited  Always carry the most reliable  lilies of Shoes for Hen, Women,  and Children, including the foi������  IcrsAwn   makes.  a*j-r rv <������������������������������_,  ���������W������?rf^ i 1  ��������� ���������  "**?���������*������  G.   A.   Slaters, Invictus,   Amhurst,   K.  ���������=������������������������������������ S    ������ ggg S  Ihis Week  A veryreprebcntative meeting of the  Co-operative Fruit Grower Association of Wynndel,' B. C. was held on  Thursday last at 8 p.m.   E. Butterfleld  in the chair.   The minutes of the previous meeting were read and passed.  The general manager Mr. O. J. Wigen  presented the annual report of business  done; which appeared to be very satisfactory, with a fair balance  on the  j right  side;   Mr. B. Butterfield  then  presented his report of the B. C. Frnit  Growersassociation's convention whioh  proved . very   interesting  as  well as  instructive.   A hearty voto of thanks  was accorded  him for the clear  and  concise manner in which he had delivered   his  report.   The meeting then  discussed the advisability of incorporating under the agricultural act, but  no definite decision was arrived at, the  meeting being adjourned until a later  date. ,.���������������������������.  Mr and Mrs. M.  Hageu, C. Carlson,  C.   Wigen.  Miss Annsi  Hagen,  CH. I  Black. Paul Hagen. anl  W, ,1. Cooper  were among the Duck Creek callers to  Creston on Saturdn> last.  A very enjoyable dance was held in  the Dock Creek Social Club house on  Saturday night, about IS.ooupies were  present and everybody had a most on.  joy able time.  The ling art1 now up iu all the creeks  and local enthusiasts are reporting  targe catc������iss.  Mr. and Mrs. J. Johnson were host  __������������������ __ IH  uisrr  B  ������6_ _  "i1 _*_���������_"___"_  B_*  -,_ *!*_- fl*-_*_____i__l Ei__r___-_  a  have  Our Sale has proven a success from the very start and I  wish to  thank our many patrons who have so generously responded and  given us their pat ran age,  We still have a few lines which we offer as follows:  Men's Sweaters*, Regular $2.75, now  Men's Mackinaw Coats, regular $5.50  Men's Hewson Tweed Pants $3.75  ������. _ r������ *  4.DO  *"% yj������$ iSZ  Sm Mm SPEERSp  General  MERCHANT  pert at the, cooking  business.   After     P. B Fowler was a visitor to Kitohe-  suppor dancing was resumed until 3:80; "���������=���������" *.������*sst,ay.*.     ______      -  '    U.S.   Bevan   left    Wednesday    for  p m. when the party reluctantly broke  up. There wns quite a hunch present  from Alice Siding and Creston.  Miss Wigen, Mrs. Moon, Oarl Wigon, aud .liminie Thompson were Cres-  i't.on ctillurs Tuesday.  we as e  S_*_ _^ _-l_ 1 Sf_ _���������"_  huwihO  line of  *_    _^__   a>   iia^i-j  Tan  Shoes   in   Gun   Metal   and  Hutton    iu    the   same  ^ <?"*  iViiSScS  X>.. .m~m.  XJU. ILV/JJl  S   to   io U  Womens   Button  Calf  at  $3-5������  at   $2.75      Girls  Leather at  $2.25  Also a* full line of low priced shoes for heavier  wear,  aii good wearers.  The ft. and B. gang of the C. P. It.  have been busy this last week remov-.  ing the station buildings from Wyn-  nde! Junction, where they were of no  use to anybody, and bringing them  down to Duck Creek. , We have now  quite an elegant looking. depot. The  platform lias been extended 100 feet  and a smart  two bar  iron  rail fence  has been set up along the back edge of  ..*, ���������,1,.������.*'.,...,    f  tUC   JJIC".1/,U1. 1(1.  The  Creston Mercan  mill. iiCSiiroS   iii a wv*\.   BftjOy&ute riuClJli  evening given at their ranch on Monday night. Abont 26 guests were present. Whist and other card games  were indulged in until 11 p.m., when  the floor was cleared and dancing  commenced. At midnight a very'en-j  joy able supper was served" which cer-! -E. Butterfleld was a. Creston caller  tainly proclaimed its preparer, ah ex- j Thursday.  Crotys Nest points in the interest o������ the  Ford Motor Co. returning home yester-  ii.  J Campbell JD aw  returned   Sunday,  from his trip to the prairie and reports  having had a very .fine time.  v. stustyour  uc������fn*"  im ���������   The blitT���������sard of Wednesda*0* certainl"  did Mow foDii-.' It looked at one time  ns if all the sigus were   bouud to come  llOvVll.  .__���������        ~���������*��������� v    ?���������        ,/  ������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������69eo���������������������������������"  a* - ��������� ~  WHAT  THE    COW  WROUGHT.  HATH  The coldest night on record during  the last four years at Duck Creek was  Wednesday, February 4th when the  thermometer dropped tro 12 degrees  below zero.  ���������*"*"i'-������-������p iw-an-q  wwtwBwam  ������ _l  l!0i  I I-*-******8*-* l"-" -Ski  ee b siLOu  *  11  L"? S>.S*m*\ + + K7\tO*  Duy  It's a Better Car  Todd county. Minn.,, is one of  the illustrations of what the cow  is worth. From statistics worked out. by tlie Long Prairie J  (Minn.) Leader we learn of the ���������  following facts: In twelve years -J.  seventeen co-operative creamer- *  ies have beeu established in that %  county, which last year made ..������  3,800,000 pounds of butter, for 9  which the farmers received over ���������  $1,000,000. The first creamery ���������  was started twelve years ago. J  Then land was selling for ?5 to ������  $35 an acre: now it sells for $20 *  to $95 an acre? The deposits in  the banks of the county have  gone up from $164,660.11 to $ts-  041,132.53 In twelve years. The  prosperity that bas come to the ���������  farmers of Todd county is a les- ���������  ^   son  in ��������� favor, of  the  cow they   *  ��������� should never forget. ���������  * r      : _ _ _< ^������  EGG  EATING   HENS.  Model T  1%A������������������*2������������iqr    P<lf  d_������ s_r_  ���������  ���������  ^  FRUIT TREES!  AND ORNAIIENTALS  Coldstream Estate Nurseries  VERNON, B. C.  t  All our trees are Home Grown and guaranteed true  to name. We carry all the leading varieties most  suited to this district. Our specialty is budded stock  on three-year-old whole roots.  All Stock delivered to ranch at prices quoted  For further particulars apply to our local Ageut.  J. Blinco, Box 29, Creston, B.C.  Creston Valley Investment Co.  RKAIi   12STATK   AND   INSUKANOK  Klug George Hotel Block,   4th.  Street,   CRESTON,  B. O,     '  THE LAND THAT GROWS THE BIG RED APPLE.  A Very  Bad  Habit Caused  by  Overfeeding With Grain Rations.?  The habit some hens have of eating  the eggs as they lie in the nest is very  ___cyi_g to the owner.  Thi? bad habit I  is   usually   caused   by   overcrowding,  lack of exercise and the use of nests  that are too low to the ground and too  light. The habit rarely Is found among  a flock that Is on free range or that  is given  proper housing aind a well  balanced ration.  It is sometimes caused by feeding  too much grain, when the hens eat the  eggs la an effort to obtain meat food.  As a rule, the hen first acquires a  taste for eggs by pecking at a soft  shelled egg or one that has been broken In the nest.  It is hard to cure a ben of this hablft  once she has acquired a taste, for, tho  eggs. The best thing to do is to sell  her or cat her. If you wish to try  breaking the bird of tbe habit the most  successful methods are either to uso  a humber of chlua eggs or "loaded  eggs" ln your nest where the bird will  be sure to fiud them. After several  unsuccessful attacks on these eggs the  lien will probably become discouraged  and leave tlio rent of them alone.  The most effective way of preventing hens from acquiring the habit Is  to feed n balanced ration and compel  plenty of exercise, to build tho nesta  dark and about two feot from tho  floor, and construct tbem so that there  Is no danger of the eggs being scratched out on the floor and broken.���������Homo  A Mushreem Can Live In a Cellar, but  Don't Be a nluahroom.  In tbe American Magazine William  Johnston says that it is probably your  own fauit if you are all the time catch-  ing colds or having indigestion or headaches. He goes on to say:  "Nature intends every human being    .  to be strong and well.  Most disease is  either ignorance or carelessness. ���������. Ba- '  hies���������even-the babies of sickly, Igfio-  rant, incompetent parents���������are given a.  pretty good sta^t* by nature.   If children get sickly it nearly always ls the  fault of the persons taking care ot  them. If when they grow up they remain, unhealthy it is largely their own   ���������  fault. ?  "���������"But,* you protest, T cant help tt IC  I inherit'a *??eak stomach.' Oh, yes-  you can. ���������'   ti  ':r.?.v.'  "T>id yoti ever systematicaSly stady  your stomach? If you^ wiere going to be  a lawyer you "would study law. If yoa  ���������were going to be- a stenographer yes *?  would study sborthund. I_. jon are going to he healthy study health.  "Most people know more about the .  care  of  their, clothes  than  they  do  about the care of their health.   Study  your diet; Pinil out what the effects ?  of the various foods are.  Ask yourself  if you  are  getting   enough   exercise.  Keep tabs until you find wbat it is .that  disagrees   with   you.   Leave   strictly  aloue the food���������and the drin_s=that  your stomach scolds you about.  "Make up your in ind to be healthy.  Go tc the three best doctors, the three*-  that nature has provided free for ev-  erybddy--fresb.... air, afresh  water and '���������  sunlight.    Get as? much of aU threar  whenever you can.:  "A mushrhom can live In a cellar, but  don't be a mnsbroom?  "If you eat right, drink lots ��������������� isratev  sleep in fresh air; and get out fas ths*  sunshine you'll soon forget to be sick.  "And perfect health is a long stride  toward perfect happiness."  ���������ao*%  Now   is   lhe  Creston  Land,  time   to  get   busy   and   purchase  betore  thc  rush  lo  the  in the Spot Light  On the stage of busnew thc spot  'Ugh* is on the man who advertises.  Our Cliss'ificd Wane Ack will  place you or your needs io tbe^Kme  light of puhKc attention.'  If you bave not tried &*tn, liinr  illuminating power will yutjpriae you..  #  ���������^y/  _ =    n__f r   ^a |r^ | i-i r% ic>  **^r  ��������� LIVERY AND TRANSFER \  X Wood for Sale Phone 85 X  IIC91UU       A^rtjuvij       iw������w<������.       v������������,      .......      ,w       ...��������� fj.       ���������.       ^^ ^g. M,  "Wonderful Creston Valley". ||Motor Gars lor Sale!  which is rapidly coming to the front and proving  to  be  the   Banner  District   of  British   Columbia.  We  have listed  for sale  Choice Lots  BUSINESS AND   RESIDENTIAL  Improved Ruiuber. and partly improved from  10 to mo Acre Blocks Wild land ajoiniug a  settlement iu Blocks of from 5 to 320 Acres.  For  full  in for mation   and   particulars  Write  or  call  on   the  CRESTON VALLEY INVESTMENT CO,  Box  36  Creston,   B. C.  Special Offer  C veii tt Car, 30 h.p., in fine running condition, good upholstery.  ' Sacrifice  offer oppn for Seven days  Ford Car, in pink of condition  Offer open for ten days.  Call at  once and See Demonstration  $400  $600  frpQtnn Aiitn and Snnnlu In  Hi ouauii   Hutu    uuu    -tru|r|iij    uvi  ma������  -

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