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 ALL THE NEWS |  of the CRESTON  DISTRICT  No; 8, 6th Year.  _r      * v.'-   -  a?   r nw, l? r  i \_-/i i?--i. xi-/  sent to an^|  address? 1fgr|  $2.00 A   YEAR  CBESTON,'B.C,   FRIlOAy.   FEB. 27    1914   ii     1 ���������*���������_���������_ 1 w li ��������� in, 1 ni  Sinc lis Copies 5c.  Creston Fruit Growers union $econa /innuat  If*  ���������c  \sf   A  1  <&r._,v/4j-������&  _������  '*ptimistw  \Wm SfiHUOLS  111OHESTQN DISTRIOT  MFFTIRIR flF KftflTFIifli TAMARflfilC P������t  ! The Creston Revie \v  Oreston, B O.  The Government Department of Agri-  | crionlture will conduct a pruning school  in ths Qrestoh District en the 2nd  lM"*_*.r������l*.     *��������� nviA    01$ ������������������ ji    fl?*J**Hfi**flS    GMn^fAi?  .... ..-if.        ...   ������.������.w      \3X    %������.%.      W.W������XlU&\.C>      0UIUWIVU  by the Farmers Institute with 2.1   S.  Middleton,  B. S. A. Assistant Provin  *eiai Horticulturist as instuctc;  Another pruning school will bo startled et Wynndel under E. C. Hunt,  I B.Sc. bn the same date.  These are two of the first to be start  [ed in this  district   and any pnblicityj  fthat you t an  give them will lie very  I much appreciated by the   government.  r Yours very truly,  M. S. MIDDLETON,  Asst.  Prov.   Horticulturist.  CulllT-DmilCDC  II1UIIUIIUIILIIU  ta-i ������������������_ I wi.  At the meeting of the Kootenay  Fruitgrowers' association held in the  board of trade rooms on Tuesday  morning a definite announcement was  J made that it was not the intention of  I the government to send an organizer to  f ona a co-operative marketing organisation until it was proved that the Okanagan association was tt, success, It- wa?  recommended that ranchers should be  asked to guarantee to snip 50 per cent  of thier crops through the union, allowing that organization to deduct from  the returns $5 if the total was under  $100 and $10 if the returns exceeded that  Hguie, with the provision time a cash  payment by April 1 would cancel the  rancher's obligation to ship throngh the  association. It wiU be recommended at  the general meeting of the association  that in addition to the r^nsual   commis-  ALICE   SIDING  NEWS  irein  ������������������������������_���������  nnrjsM j:crssi i v  UUIIIIIILIIUinLUI  l> ���������*   *  *v  "The large larch sawfly," says the  Dominion Entomologist, "has9'destroyed beteen fifty and one hundred per  cent of the native larch, or tamarach "  Every farmor- in Santera Canada has  observed this mysterious killing oil Of  the tamarnjc-i ���������*��������� the Inw-lviniirnnt'i-in-a-lthe ohuroh people arranged the pro  of his woodlot-.   Mr. J. B. Tyrrell, who  recently esploied the new District  vt  Patricia for ths  Ontario   Government,  reports on the large number of tbe tatfK  arack in that region, bnt~days, "Unfor  tnnately uiost-of the trees  are  d<  haA H  n rsRARnRa mm  i -h.-waiaiu-WMSi    (iniiibW  , in i nnii nuUICIiUL  Wh  en the curtain rose Tuesday  evening .for the entertainment given  by the Church of England, it exposed  the titege to a housefull of people who  had {earned, by experience to look for  something above the ordinary when  *"!_ .T  manager s Report too Important  to Condense Will Publish It  Verbatim In Next Issue  "i. kuv ocvuuu n.uiiuai  gftiih and they were not disappointed.  J.������v uiiuiuiU{JI.UgJ.CI.UJ   WUB UUU lUUg UUli  eeni&iaed a variety which could not  bnt please the most exacting audience.  We ^ften hear it said that local skews  are the best shows. This may not be  true In every respect but it certainly is  trtie that a local show always seems to  Is now i_ danger of extinction.  In British Columbia? forest insects  have destroyed in some place over twenty-five per cent  of   the   timber crop  sion of 10 per cent an additional   5   per ] Technical foresters in the employ of the  f   Mr. Pease had two young cows killed  [on   the C. P. R.  traok   on  Feb,,16tb.  The family were all away from hoine  When the cattle got the gate unfastened  in   some   unaccountable manner  and  i found their way onto the traok through  the C. P. R, gates which had been left  open .then fGiiGjgjgd the R. R. across two  -";B6tsof cattle gt^_s which were cover-  \ed up with snow, a westbound freight  train did the rest.  KANSAS  FARMERS'  PIG  cent be deducted and held as a fund for  contingencies with the idea that if the  cost of operation permitted any balance  at the end of the season would returned  to the shippers pro rata.���������The Independent.  DUCK CREEK NEWS  Mr. Butterfield's house was the scene  of a well attended meeting of the Duck  Creek Conservative Association ���������on  Thursday last. The meeting was call-  mr j. SGpposfi wren. mr. PeuSe senas in ed to order at, ������:4&p m. Dy tlie president  Hi his claim he will fair like the Kansas' E. "Butteis/J^ld, who presided in the  SB-farmer did who thought he >vas quite a, chair. Minutes of the previous meet-  HF poet and had a Hog killed on the R. B. j.ing were read aud passed.    The consti-  He wrote the claim agent as follows:  My razor back got on your trorok,,  A week ago today;  > Tour twenty nine came down the line.  ... And Buuffed his life away. _   -  1 Ton oail't blame me the hog slipped,  Through a cattle gate,  So kindly pen a check for ten,  The debt to liquidate.  Iu due time he received the following  reply:  Our twenty nine came down the line,  And killed your hog we know,  But razor books on Rail Road tracks,  Quito often come to woe;  Therefore my friend I cannot send,  ,The check fpr whioh you pine.  Just plant the dead place o'er his head ;  Here lies a foolish; swine.  Quite a number of the Alice Siding  young folks attended. the Cmcett and  Dauco at CreBton on the 24th and were  all very muob pleased with the aoting  in .the Comedy and gavo the aotirs  great credit saying it was the best thoy  ovor saw. The only thing they regret  is that tbey got more than their moneys  worth. ,  Mr. R, Stewart is moving bis barn  and building a poultry houso.  A robin was soon at Alice Siding last  .Saturday, that hop-ins to look as if tin*  ���������farmers nhould get ready for Spring.  John Smith Jr, has purchased snnio  tie timber from Mr. Compton aud is  hnt-y thoso days with hin broad axe.  . Th) Alloo Sidl'igSoolal Club will give  n dauoe at tho olub rooms, Saturday  night Fob. 2������.. Doors open nt 7:80  sharp.   Danoing will begin at onco.  Dominion* Forestry Branch have noted  Similar depredations, when conducting  forest surveys in the northwest? ,Simi-  lar conditions prevail ih the United.  Sfeatee, where oh some of the National  Forests the damage done by insects  last summer far exceeded that done  by fire H S Graves, Ohief Forester of  the United States, says: "A few isolated  trees attacked by insects may form the  nucleus of forest fire."  It is very likely   that  in Canada  as  muv-h damage is done to  the   standing  i-iber by forest pests as by forest fires.  tution and bylaws were drawn up, discussed and adopted. A letter from Mr.  Schofield was read congratulating the  members on the formation of the. Association, and assuring us of his hearty  co-operation with the Association. The  secretary was instructed to have the  bylaws printed and distributed among  the members. At the close of the business songs and cards were ��������� indulged in  until 1:80 when the party broke up.   .  T. and D. Butterfield were Creston  callers Friday and took in the big  dance.        ...'  E Sylvester the millwright from  Moyie arrived at Duck . Creek Sunday  to put the finishing touches to Mo-i-d  Wigen's mill.  Clarence Pease of Alice Siding spent  Sunday at Duck Creek.  Monra^ Wigen's mill started work  on Thursday. We wish him all liin'da-  of success in his new venture, .' v "  Duck Crook was well represented at  tho apple packing Gchool this yej������i-.  Tho Misses H aad JS. Cooper took the  first week course and E. O. Butterfleld  tho second wook.  A pruning Bchool lasting five days  will bo opened here on ��������� Monday and  will he in charge of a government export, lectures'and practical demonstrations will he given throughout tho  wook.  J.--J. Grady roturnod homo from  Ogdon on Saturday and is going to  mako things hum round horo.  In,thlri tilaokoHb limp of tho year,  two MiingH seem to ho blacker than  anything obo and thoy uro nowu and  monoy.  Through the contiued attacks of a single  forest peBt, whose  ravages  it is .now  impossible to control, one of the most j **ecut������e the  personal   interest of the j  valaabi timber trees of Eastern Oahade 1 Atodlen.ee and this was. true on Tues-1  Jay evening when it was very apparent that the interest and sympathy of  ihe jbig  audience  was  centered   on  every member of the players and this  no doubt helped a great deal to make  the e���������Tali."the gitiat, auecees iiiat it was.  The program included an instrumental diiet by Mrs. Fowler and Mr, Collis;  vocal solo by Rev. E. Bull; song by  Mr?*rTamilton; vocal .duet, Mrs. Downs  and Rev. E.'Bull; a sextet oomposed  of Messrs. Collis, Oaiiendar, Rev. B.  Bull, D, L. Allen,   and A. j_    Dundas,  who rendered a selection from "Flora-  dora,"   "Tell    Me    Pretty   Maiden."  Messrs. Collis; Callander, and Dundee  were the maidens and this number was  the hit of the evening.   They received  la very emphatic recall and repeated,  j the Selection ��������� which was  also greeted  with applause.   Song  by Mrs. A. G.  Down?;  song . F. Calhiuder;  quartet/  rompoHed .nf Uessra, -feull. Hamilton,  Ooilandai1-and-Stanley.   "A Family |  Squabble," with Mrs.  Fowler &a Mrs.  Brown, Ca������t. Fitzgerald ob Mr. Brown  and H. Leonard r as James,  the  Irish  eervant, was received with applause  and brought the musical  program to  aa ������nd. ;vThe chairs w.or������  quickly removed and the   floor prepared for  danoing,  which continued  until the  early-morning.   The fund for the new  building will he increased by close onto  as a result of this concert.  meeting oi tne creston Urnit  Growers Union held in the new warehouse on Friday of last  week, the following officers"were elected: President W. V.  Jackson; Vice Pres. J = Compton; Secy-Treasurer j. Blinco;  Directors, F. Putnam, W. A. MeMurtrie, John Littiejohn,  J. A. Hayden and J. Blinco.  In presenting his report the   retiring  president,   D.  S.  Timmons said: --  -^t  Fortunately the former are largely ''de*^  pendent for their existence on the latter.  - * i V i -*     *     -V  for fire furnishes the cheif feeding and  ��������� t       - "*��������� ' *      I  breedmg ^ouuds -to^^he^nseTSc^'fctes" 'iSt\  the forest? Thus the Dominion Fores*  try Branch, by reducing'"the -fire-burnt  area on Dominion forest reserves last  summer to less than two one-hun-  dredths of one per cent (0 02%) has  succeeded in "killing two birds with the  One stone." One ofthe forester, des-'  cribing how this is accomplished, says :  ���������i���������"Fire minimizes the vitality of the  tree and olimate takes advantage of the  weakness, thereby creating a condition  favourable to insects and fungi. By  minimizing the damage done hy fire and  handling the vdribttB stands according to  one of the silvionltural systems suitable  to that type the result can only be  strong, vigorous trees better equipped  to withstand all natural  enemies."  ERICKSON NEWS  Coming���������Dr. Kilburger, Eyesight  Speeialist, representing Torio Optical  06. of Vanconver, will be in the King  George Hotel on March 4th and 6th Bee  notice on page 8.  ���������s0*0*mtim  Lot lis do your printing for you.  Priam right aud satisfaction gnnruutond  Tho Creston Review.  Services in tho Ohuroh of England for  Sunday March l9t will lo aa followH;  Orestou���������11 a.m. Sunday School; 7:30  p.m. Kvnnnong and and nddrona by Rov,  1$. Bull Bi'lokflou���������fl p.m Rvnnwonp- nnrl  A Tiii'Miuv nml "Tho Fuast of NaiioW  given under tho auspices of the LadieH  Aid of tho Pi-i ibytorlan Ohuroh, will bo  hold in tho Moroantilo Hall on Thursday, Murcii 12. Admission 10c. Come  ouo, Ooiih- all I ,  M. MoLeod returned home a day or  two ago from a trip on tho lakes. '..:.  R. J, Long returned home WeAnes*.  day frora'A two weeks business trip at  tho houndry. He had four men. with  him, W. Hall was one of the boys aud  says walking was good and lots of it.  Mr. .'Frasor is building a now houeo  on the pleoe ot laud ho bought near here  the T. Jones property.  The Ioo harvoBt Is now on. All hands  are oither buildlug ioo houses or putting  in ico.  T. Hioky haa noarly Unishbd hlu oon-  traot of logs. Tom will soon ho counting his pile now.  Wo notioo a sinoko in noma of the  groan Uouhob that tolls Os tho soods are  in aud the tho touiutooB will ho out in  flowoi* iu a short time. Who will bo  tho ttrt-t to tihip ripe tomatoos'i'  Coming/early in March. Look out  fonts! A humber of young people are  preparing to put oh a very fine Drama  in two acts by eleven characters, It  will be interesting, instructive anc.  fiinny. sThe price will be such that  the whole family can attend and havo  a wholesome entertainment. Watch.  Next Wooka Paper.  PRESIDENT'S   REPORT  I wish to submit to- you an outline  of-our Union during the year 1913.  First a spirit of harmony should, prevail among the members, this you well  know is essential to success in any  business, but more especially ours.  This business has had a slight increase this season over last and I trust  will increase accordingly next year.  I am pleased to learn that our growers are using their best efforts in packing and preparing their produce for  the market, and I would like to impress on each member the importance  of getting the .goods to the dealer and  also the consumer in the best possible  condition. This is the best advertising  medium that we can offer.  You must understand that this  Union is yet in its infancy and I'con-  sider that - next year wiii be our first  shipping year. '-  You cannot establish a business of  this kind ia one year.  4-~ri4atay fruit- f-rowecs - unions' have  heen in business tor a number of years  and have not accomplished as muoh as  we have in two years.  The warehouse recently built is a  credit to  any Union  or  community".  You are how equipped with splendid  facilities for handling  the '-cuit and  vegetables which- yoii have to:   6*lfer  the market.   ���������','' .--.'VYY"-  ������������������".'��������������������������� ���������'���������.    '������\- ���������. ��������� ������������������    . ������������������; ��������� ���������  And this willj*id materialy in solving the difficulties you hiive had to  contend witb in past seasohs. ^  . I find there has been sold through?  this Union over thirty thousi&nd ddlr  lars worth of produce this season.  A pretty fair showing for this little  distriot.  The secretary's report showed the  affairs ofthe Union in better shape  than they hrt/o ever been some considerable gain having been inade over  the previous season.  ' The report Of the directors had the  moEt optimistic ring.   We quote the  Ifoop Tuesday March 17th an opon  date. Tho Irishmen are going to invite you to thoir celebration of St.  Patrick's Dny.  following as afi example: ?  This Company has erected a warehouse which is almost completed, and  which is a credit to the district, and  still more credit, to the Union. And  the Directors wish to thank those who  so cheerfully contributed to its erection either by cash or by labor.  And the Union will now be in far  better shape to take care of your produce, and also give better service to  your supplies.  And the Directors wish here to say  that the work of this Union has only  commenced, and with the support of  aii the growers we should push forward, until we are able to supply all  the needs of our members.  From the report of Auditor S. E.  Watson we quote:  I have the pleasure to report that I  have* audited' the books and accounts  of' yonr; VUiiioii jtar the year ending  December 31, 1913 and that I have  .found the, some in a much improved  cdpdittoh;vall -vouchers being readily  accessible to assist in the work. Some  few improvements are being made  w*;ieh should bring the system up-to-  date.  The figures presented, represent a  true and accurate state of affairs of  the Union as shown by the books and  accounts.   '     ? ���������-,"?-?      ���������**  MANAGERS REPORT  The Managers report went on. to deal  with all the articles produced and shipped and it is somewhat lengthy we will  hold it out till next week and oonolude  with the last,paragraph wioh is quite  important and rends as follows:  This cuuoludes any information or  suggestions whioh I have to offer, other  than that you are now equipped with  good facilities for handling yonr business and Bhould with the aid and support of the members of this union be a  shooess, however it ia harmony yob  most need, and until that is established  you cannot expect to succeed.  S. E. BRADLEY, Manager  Dr. J. F. Rose of Nelson was in town  Thursday.  ���������Tho C. O. S. ot Oranbrook In soiling  Iron Dodi* with mattress and spring for  911.  The Review has a complete stook ot  paper on hand and ifl alwayn in read!-  nonn to do your printing for you on  short notlco.  If you1 aro bothered with hoadaohos,  squint or oroBB-oyo, or if the glasses you  now wear are uiiBatUfaotory, consult  with Or.  rfllbhrger, Specialist in King  Gt-cujfO Hotol Seo uA on pag'i ii.  Pruning school along pmcMcul work  Appln paoklhg claaBOB have doen hold  "tlili wook nnd will ho noxt ln tho Auditorium. Four tablois   have been kopt  du������y with four pupils ata table.   The  olauuei are In oharge of R. Walton of  O. O. Rodgers loft Thursday for  Oranbrook to attend, a meeting of tho  executive of The Mountain Lumbermen's Association.'  Miss Luoy Nettlotou of Nelson, loft  for home Wednesday aftor a visit of  ov������?r five weeks with Mrs Stanley and  family. '���������.'���������.'���������'  You are invited to attend Mra. M.  Young's fith'Sprlng Opening, Thursday, |  Friday and Saturday Maroh 12,18 and  14 from 11 to 0.   Rof-feshmento qorved.  For ono .wook only alt wlntor hats  ���������orttnimtr.citl nnd  ready  to wear'$1.00  Trimmed $2.00 to clear. Mrn. M. Young  Loavo your order now for a sotting of  Single Comb Rhode .tyilaml Rod oggn.  15 eggs for $1.50 Guaranteed pure brod.  Order oarly.   Apply Oration Rov low.'  The Dnpavtmnnt nf Agi iouHure aro will opon on Monday, March 2nd with Vernon,  nddroes   Wirdar   Tuesday   Mnioh   grd oiroi-ing   muiuII   quantitiuM of Fodder M. S. Middloton iu AW. Piov. Horti-  Pp.rn  EvcnBciiK nnd nddross Thoro wjll, C������rn   Sc������d   Fr.-e,   nlno   Alfalfa  at  a culLuribt   in   churn**.   Any    Tiiueliei-e  bo a meeting of tho Womon'h Guild on  Tnesday Maroh-ftrd At 3 o'olook at tho  ���������   ������  . .   *   *m* mrm,       ������ -  charge of 50o.    Applications for, samo desiring to enter thfcuc cliibflos mny do '      I^Or good clear ice    refer tO  4u bu'inndo to Secrotary of Farmors | no upon   making   application  to tbo Jim   Whitehead.     Moyie,   B.  ^^"^ ���������i^o.-otttooifiaiwM.'-toatiiiiu.-..  .    .|c.   Fornriceand'Wurticular������J*w#Mi������ra_������.  Iii in rt-iH-Ti'Mt tunc tno Indians aroklil*  ing deer oorois the Kootenay! '  Wanted ������ pair of old buggy wheels,  Socond hand spring tooth harrow  write Box H Erickson.     8-9 ,  turn i  <*���������The yearly short course spring meetings of the Farmers Institute will take  place on Saturday, Maroh 14. Public  notices of same will appear shortly.  The Ministry of Japan has announced  ihat Japan will participate in the Pan-  auyirPaoifie International Exposition, at  SanFi'anoisooiu 1016. Tho amount for  ���������iho Japanoso representation whioh has  boon reoommonded by the Japanese is  9000,000. .   .  Tho noxt ovont of looal iniportanon  will be tho celebration bf St. Patrioks  Day by the Irishmen. Tho committees  hoyo the matter in hand and are making plans for a big colobratloii. If you  aro of Irish descent mako the fact  known to J, B? Moran, A. I*. Allen or  Andy Miller anb you will  be   enrolled  uutuu|'������i> irilUHM W-ilO Will ilOIp  to    tUOkO  this affair a-saooesH.  Walter Oooper and O. J,  Wigen,   of  Duok Oraok. were ln town Townd**** hs*.  George Soymanr Is visiting with Jaok  f-H,A*nh*ri������ m* *%,*. l.Ji^. -������.^.v . -       ������������������  .   .    ............ .*^.....m    xx.^  I ���������'���������i-i*������r>������������  I  i^^^^^/j^  iiHIIWiii  i_iivll>IIiilill������iiiI1iii  iMliii'iiiiiiamiiitiiHiiiiiliiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiili The Creston ^Revi&fe  Published every  Friday at Oreston, British Oolumbia, by the Oreston Printing and Publishing Company, Lt^.  ���������She tteview ia the acknowledged advertisings medium of the Oreston valley, circulating in nearly one thousand Koines .throughout the Oreston distriot and  reaching ont in a; broad mannet into other communis. Our advertising ratee  aro based bn the scale of the E(ootenay and. Boundary v. iters' Board of Trade.  . Land purchase and land lease notices, 97 for statutory time. Display advertisements, -91 per inch per montfh; other advertising 10 ceqts per line first issne  ahd 6 cents per line in nuoceedipg weeks. Subscription rates $9.00 a year, in  advance. Onr columns are- open to contributions dealing in matters of looal Interest and the welfare of the community.    Contributions must be brief and  ;  signed.  A. B. 8. Stanley  Editor and Manager  GOLD     HOLDINGS     OF absorption   of   gold   by   the  THE WORLD  According1 to the estimate  made by the director of the  mint, in his latest report, the  world's stock of gold as at  December   31, '912,   showed  great British dependency.  Argentina, which had practically no stock of gold in 1900  by January   1,1913, had ac*  an increase - of 75 per cent as  compared with  the .estimated  amount on.the corresponding  date in-  1899,  thirteen  before,    says    the   Toronto  World.    Ths figures are $8,  480,700,000 and $4,841,000,000  the increase being ������3,639,700,  000 of which or nearly one*  quarter,  was secured  by the  United     States.    The    next  greatest increase was made by  France, which up to 1909 had  added   $389,400,000    to   her  stock, while India, at the end  of 191c, made a gain of $351,  800,000 upon a- stock of only  $22,-00,000 in  1900.    This is  by far the largest proportional, increase,  and   sufficiently  lllut.traUy    the    phenomenal  cumulated no less than $281,  400,000,  a sti iking  proof of  the volume of   its production.  Canada, during the same period,   raised    her   gold    stock  from $20,000,000 to $147,800,  years 000 or more than seven times.  The United Kingdom increased from $486,700,000 to $730,  900,000 but as thc creditor of  of the world  has a  large reserve    represented    in    the  hoardings of other countries;  This great increase in the  world's stock of gold has no  doubt been an clement in the  rise of prices  which has been  so  marked  during the year  covered  by the report of the  director of the  mint.    Yet as  compared the even  vaster development    in    the    world's  business.   It bos proved none  tbo much ior  the needs of to  day.   Little,  metal taken by India and  Egypt has heen returned, and  this withdrawal has been serious enough to become an  important lactor in exchange.  The future,. too, is not with-  L \  out its elements  of uncertainty.    The Rand  mines, for so  long  the   principal contributors to the  world's gold supply, have apparently passed  their   zenith   and   so far no  other source  promises to fill  their place.    But during  the  year  when  their   production  decreases other deposits ma|  be discovered sufficient to redress     the    balance.    British  Guiana,   for example,  where  ouly the "coastal  fiinge   has  beeu explored,  is said  to possess   valuable  potentialities,  and the wonder is  why this  obscure British possession has  uot   been   more   thoroughly  prospected.    In the immedi-'  ate future attention   will be  concentrated on the operation  of the new  banking and currency law���������m the United S'atcs  which, some ^thoritie*? hold,  may   result   in a   release Jojf  part at leastor the $1,870,500,  000 standing  at  credit of our  neighbor's    gold    account.���������^  Daily Neyvs.  In Montreal the other day  a man was arrestel for stealing groceiki* from a passing  delivery wagon. It was shown  yellow in evidence that the stealing  had been prompted by a desire  to secure food for a starving  family, but the judge sent the  offender to jail for tv/o months.  Only a few week s before in a  Montreal court a young man,  who was found guilty of embezzling a large amount of  money, which his father replaced, wa*j allowed to go on  suspended sentence.   _  No doubt the grocery thief  deserved some punishment,  his excuse, however good, not  being good enough to justify  his illegal act. But how in  the name of justice can it be  figured that a two months sentence for him was not too  severe in the face of a suspended sentence for the other  culprit? The only explanation possible under the circumstances is that so long as  the passing of sentence' remains in the hands of mortals  there are bound to be freak  ���������decisions, as the temperments  of individuals vary and as the  livers of the judges happen  to be in or out of order from  time to time.  Note of another bit of legal  foolishness comes from Toronto, Where two boys, found  guilty of minor offense, were  fined $i each, with the alternative of a fail sentence. The  youngster, not having the  coin, went to jail, and Toronto papers  are asking  why so  nillJ   UHliU  Iii  _ *    8   H  ��������� ���������  I I.  I* I U11L.  anageimeni  Opening Saturday, Feb. 28th  With a NeV* Stock of  Candies, Roasted Peanuts  and Cakes  Dainty Afternoon Tea Served.      Tea and  Coffee at Any Hour  Come in and Give Us a Trial  E. BARRACLOUGH  stupid and unjust a system as  this is perpetuated. The  query  is pertinent.  The system of optioual fine  or imprisonment operates for  class distinction, which the  law has no right to recognize.  Charged with similnr offenses  the poor man goes to jail  while the rich man pays the  fine aiid goes free- If a  crime ia deserving of jail sen  tence, jail it should be, without fine option. If fine pun-  i diluent is sufficient and the  offender is at the moment unable to pay he should be regarded as a debtor to the state,  is the opinion of the Toronto  vStnr, nnd the money collected1  from him iust as city taxes  would be. There is reasonableness in the suggestion.���������  Calgary Herald*  mt'itmimmiimmtm  mmmmmsmmm  mim***m*mmtaammm  ���������-nnMiiiii-- 'mm General Repair  Done by  ,W. B. Embree  The satisfaction of work well  done  lingers long aftey the price is forgotten.  P. BURNS & Go,  Umlt-d  CRESTON  B.C.  >���������������������������������    *  neaa  unices  CALGARY; VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  Dealers in  M R A T  w  '   IJlflkOHIW  0**mx\  UlIW  D/>,<)-������;i  1<\W������.C������JJI  Fish. Game,  Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  our prices are reasonable  A. Mira  VIB|  Harness  Repairing  A SPECIALTY  Dealer in   high   class  boots and sftoes.  Save your Piano hy  {having  an   ex&eri  do your Tuning*  J.A.P. CROMPTON  CRESTON,       B. C.  WORK GUARANTEED. ALL  DROP A  S0 m0 ������     m-k-P  Partridge, Woodcock, Squirrel or Rabbit  Shooting the    -'  44 GAUGE SHOTGUN  No. AOi  SS A WONDER  Ye- 44 X.L.. 44 W.C.F Shot and 44 "oSSTY.. ~  G������ttet"C������itridge.. 1,0?*/*  tltt Price Only $5.00    $$ ���������*���������"-���������  JRq ctherbore gr usugs of sho?.,*'  ������7lHSi������iTW)rn(undepfo'ln**i������l **v ~  v������rl������tyofcondi������i>nj..' ***; ^   S*nt~f<x detailed its-1  ������riptlor������an<* "0UN3 AND  ���������CUNN1N0."  Ml im tstttts fmOs STEVENS  I. STEVENS AHMS  1 in the srpoe Umt  Onthe^afferf-g-SB-sTthes^  jigfc* s&on the jsasr-wito a-vertiaes.  Onr Ct-sifed Wart. Ads trii  place you ar your saKkia&eJme  jigni <m puttSc ___i_on.'  IfiKOU  iltuntinatiag paa  ���������   7 -  CRANBROOK - B.C.  -7 irwvvj  1  The  Funeral Director  I   ������������,  =P  1   1,1 ,!���������;  *"*4   A  ���������__���������   j������  ���������Tr^TTT-B-^        _.._    _____   "Ur__^ildL>A.r__N   _SAi^__  OF COMMERCE  CAPITAL, $15,000,000  REST, $12,500,000  MO  Issued by The Canadian Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient and  inexpensive method of 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 following-rates: ,   r  $5 and under    3 cents  Over     5 and not exceeding $10  V..    6  Ifl ������* tf mxf.  :: is  *:      " ~ 30:::::::::..10  "     30    ������������������������������*., "    r      SO........... 15  <������  <������  ts  8.S  REMITTANCES   ABROAD  DRAFTS and MONEY  should be mado hy moans of onr SPECIAL FOREIGN  ORDERS.   Issued without U������l������*f ������t r������uionabI# ratesj     '  C/G. Bennett, Actstig Manager Creston-JBr&nch  JBj^gyp-al^yBUlM-''"'^ ^iji'Iiii  jJJ^aRiS&e*������ft*S*iSi8^  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Shipment of McLatiglin Sleighs and Cutters on Hand  TEAM   SLEIGHS  H^jruess, Single and Double and Supplies on Hand'  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness    ,  Sleighs and Cutters . COAL FOR SALE  Pho^D 50 Sirdar Avonuo Box 14  tmaamamaiaaamaaaaaaamam  Wall Paper  Complete New Stock Just Arrived  ii mi iiwwwwmi.jiiwrmirf.iTi.iff.  mmmmmmmmm  T  mwvumim*  IHTOTWIWMgilM fcJMwi.  UalHqmimiiK'^tl"*"'**!- P-ipJi'-litnghiuf    OarrJnge aridli >������ '*.-.���������;  fl>t mo Rlvo^yoh advice and Ofltlmatun on yow work.     All worlc jrnar  iMiHittAid to pcivo aatisraotton.  mmmmm  s ���������������������������,��������� ii>.nl*a  ���������mimuMi  Harry   Leonard  fr*4iop on "Sirdar Ave., in the Old Poole Store  YOU WILL MA.VC MONEY OY GETTING MY CSTIMATK8  HHHMttap|N^^  LINING THE SOIL  0****���������������__���������__������������������������������������������������  Cure Per So galled ���������"���������Scar* aad  "Worn Out1* Ground.  By H. B. HITE,  C-omUit ot tho Vest Virc&atosa������Tlci-tBM_  csys-lrocat stotiss.  t It now seems to be Quite sfeoczaUy  understood that' many of oar so called  ���������"sour" and "worseut*" soils 'may bo  greatly improved by intelligent -pstt-  cations ot lime. __me may affect the  fertility of the ������oU In s_?e_o! *_U_fi?ea������  ways, all of which, are Interrelated and  a consideration of which is nececssary  to,a proper understanding of its effect  in correcting so called "acidity* and  building np so called "wornont" solla.  Thus lime may 0?) Improve the soil  texture, (2) favor the growth Of grass  and clover, (2) enconrage the development of beneficent bacteria, (4). aid in  ^.-���������&tiyMf$������  OOOP TXTPB OV XJMX SJ-K-_DB_.  the decomposition of vegetable matter  and the formation of bnmns, (5) help  _~������-~      .Kj.     ~\f   xxxxxxxv   maxjo   ^xmxxx.  ���������.^     *..    mimm  i.<I    mmmSt.  able to tbe plant and (6) correct the  acidity of the soiL For a proper nn*  derstanding of the use of lime in correcting acidity and increasing soil fertility tbese factors must be considered.  Fresh burned lime may be distributed over the field ln small piles covered witb earth, to -be spread witb  shovel after the lumps have crumbled  to pteees. Any otber form of lime may  be appUed with a manure spreader,  preferably with a lime hood. Burned  lime crushed and screened may be applied with a drill. A good lime spreader does the work rapidly and well.  Lime should not be plowed under, bnt  should be thoroughly and promptly  mixed -frith the soil, preferably witb a  barrow.   - *   '    '  The average sour soil examined at  this station .would require (in round  numbers) two.tons of burned Mme or  three tons of hydrated lime'or four  tons of air slaked lime or ground limestone to correct acidity in one acre to  the depth of three feet ��������� If tbe soil is  distinctly add it wiU hardly be worth  while to apply lees than a ton of burn,  ed Ume or, Its equivalent Several such  applications may be" necessary,'' bnt  .once a nersal supply is prcrfdei it  -pfrould notr be necessary to apply very  much lime, and it will not be necessary  p> do so, if dose rotations axe tba rate.  Ait) fnoidsnt of @oardi-@ House Life-in  a Great City.  Not until boarding houses cease tp  exist will all their romances be written. Shabby romances most cf them  are, like tbat of the young woman who  got so tired of being called "poor tiling"'  because she received no invitations  and had to eat all her meals at the  boarding house table tbat she took to  eating alone once in awhile at a cheap'  restaurant and then brazenly lying  about the friends wbo bad invited ber  to dinner.'  There was a young man ln that bouse  wbo never went anywhere either. The  first night tbe girl stayed out life'ia  desolation nearly overpowered him.  "'Even that poor little white faced  soul has made friends who want her,'*'  be said. "Nobody wants me. I'aa no  good on earth."  Then on rare occasions bis place at  t\.fi JaU-  _~_ -.f. *.  wq utuio noa vauiuu  "New friends?" asked tbe landlady. _  ���������j_es," the young man lied.  One night the man and the girl met  at a twenty-five cent restaurant Tbey  blushed, they fenced, they finally confessed.  "We're a pair of frauds," said the  giri= "It !s awfs! to think tbat tonight  wJ^en, we go bome we will bave to*  swear that we bave been dining with  friends." ^  "Well;" said tbe young man softly,  ������������������ain't we?"���������New York Times.  THE   HOME  Of   THE  TRANSIENT  GOMMODIOUS  SAMPLE  /?oows  THE BEST AND MO  PO  THOE  /  Run on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments. Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  \i_hite ladies. Every comfort  and attention given to guests  T*���������e       T>at������        IC    C   -l11-H-.1i_.-l       mrn.X*X.  ���������������������������        rn.rn.rn ..X0    <L>     M������������������r._LWV*        W ALU.  only the best brand of goods.  Porters Meet Trains  The  mullahs of India.  A mullah, or, as it is more properly  written, moliah, Is a title given in India and throughout the east generally  to a religious leader of any description.  Tbus the sultan of Turkey Is a mol-  lahf/ because he Is the supreme head of  the moslem world.   And there are nun-  gfftaf^a   *-t.-*f* A^ttA-tvo        m^-v   ***������-���������*���������.-���������   *_*   *������-K^*.   wtstv-  conspicuous among them is prefixed  the adjective "mad." This, however,  muse not be taken to mean that they  are insane, the word being used rather  In its oriental significance of "inspired." The person of the mollab Is  sacred. Not even the mighty Habl-  bullab himself would' care to lay 'a  sacrilegious finger on one of tbese  saintly personages. If he were to venture sucia an unheard of thing -vengeance would surely overtake him.  Fo? it Is the cardinal principle of the  ___3&~as the mollahs are collectively,  termed���������that an injury purposely  caused to one of tbelr num ber can only  be atoned' for by the death of the individual inflicting it  Wm A HERON,  ^������ ��������� ������'������ <MM������8i ������-���������������������-������-������-���������������������-��������������������������� ������������������  MANAGER  ���������������������������������������������  ^      __AA|fe|_r>|  I ll^il^Ill  ^^ *%*? 1VBI1   * V  Or* Kllhurger  Eyesight Specialist 5  A NEW VEGETABLE.  Algerian Almost. OdcHsss Onion Me>  ; Be Valuable In America."  AlUum triaoetrum, one of tbe onion  tribe, a native of southern Europe and  common on the coast Of Algeria, gives  ���������vldence of being of considerable value  aa a vegetable. The plants are raised  from seed or.from.the bulbs, which  form in large* numbers. Tbe bulbs  planted deeply in good soil produce  large plants, tbe underground portion  of which are white, tender and succulent . The green leaves are removed,  the sarnie as with onions, tbe balance  of the stem part forming a delicate  vegetable, with almost no odor of  onion. This may prove a valuable  vegetable for growing in our southon*  states. Only actual tests will prove  what It may do in the north. The experiments with this old plant as a.now  vegetable wero conducted by Or. Tm-  but, president; of tbe Horticultural no-  ciety of Algiers,  Trap of the Fourmilion.  "In tbe Sahara," said an explorer,  "there is a little insect that throws  sand and its volleys slay. Tbey call it  the fourmilion. The fourmilion digs  itself a funnel shaped hoie of the circumference of a silver dolldft. It lies  hidden and watchful in tbe bottom of  this hole,,and when a spider or ant or  beetle comes' cautiously? prospecting  down tbe steep and slippery sides the  inhospitable fourmilion launches upon  its- guest-voiley after volley of sand���������a  bail ������f stinging sand so abundant so  suffocating, so blinding that the visitor  loses its head. Ee rolls unconscious  for tbe nonce to the bottom of the  bole, and the fourmilion calmly dia-  members him before be1 has time to  come to himself again and puts bim  tn the larder for the next meal."  ��������� T   ' nvpSfu.  An Irishman knocked at a door one  day and asked the lady of the houKe,  who was very ugly, if she could belp  him. as bo was hard up and on the  road.  "indeed I'll not" she replied. "And  if you don't clear off out of this m  call my husband, who Is a policeman,  and tie���������_. come and take yon."  "I quite believe ye, missis," retorted  Pat "He'd take anything when he  took yoin."���������vAreonaut  ������������������ ���������  ��������� Fruit trees must be pruned ���������  ��������� for best crop results, but a sbado ���������  ������������������ or ornamental tree should never .J  ��������� be trimmed without a good roa-  ���������  :J son for doing so. J  ��������� ���������       ��������� , a  -���������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������'���������������������������������o������o*aao*  Seeking Harmony..  "This song is not suited to my voice,"  said the prima donna.  "Well," mid the discouraged manager? "I suppose I'll have to get you  another song. There's no use of trying to have your voice rewritten."-*,  Washfmrton Star*;  ��������� ^  ������������������"    There is gold In manure, but ���������  s' y������n can't collect it whUe it He* |  o  in the barn lot ���������  REPRESENTING ^  Thg Torin flnti^ai P.nn  ���������   aav        ���������   VB   IV       WMUVUH      "W?    ������  Eye Examiners and Makers of Quality Glasses  131 Hastings St. W. Vancouver, B. C.  At King George Hotel, Creston, Wed. and Thurs. Mar.  4 and 5.    Hours: Wed. 12 to 6 p.m., Thurs. 9 a.m.  to 6 p. m.    Evenings by appointment  And will be pleased to have persons with defective eyesight call and  consult bim  Eyeglasses, Spectacles and Artificial Eyes fitt9d at a reasonable cost  Satisfaction gnaranteed absolutely on all work done  1  i  ��������� i������������������������������m-t������tt.;.ii.������������miii ���������t.MtttMtu(tC)Mtt  ��������� ���������*������������������������������������  anv   TnwEwiiSS.^ ���������������  OosrsiTLTmo Engikebh  CRESTON  B.C.  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  Fire, Life and Accident Insurance  BEAL ESTATE, Eto.  TRAIL  -  nr*  Crestdn Hotel  ��������� ___. xSbx. ft3^. ^SCvl  The Leading  Hotelofthe  Fruit   Belt  Our  Guests  Cah  cAgain  "\ / OU will make no mistake  I '. when you get off the train  if you sign the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men $ill substantiate this. We  ^tiidjr;..-.?the comfort of our guests.  The iooins are well furnished in  a manner up-to-date.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Iyumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Comniercials.  Ia Ba Moran  ������  Iffiafy**, *****^B*^****m.*^Eti*^m**s< **&>**. '^**     * ^0������,__���������������_���������������*. ^_������. ^_������^^p ^jff. ^_B r^B ^B *?B 3pi.t  ' Send YourWanfe to Us *  j|  PROPER DISTANCES FOR FRUIT  The distances glvon in this table ore  fbr.amall plots that are to receive* band,  tettlttvatio-'r. Tho nunibeca indicate tho  llatanco ln foot VVbero small fruits?  aro planted in rowa tho distance Is giv-  ifin for tbe rows and also for the plants  lav tbe rows. Trees planted In, row  hhoold be tbe sabae distance apart ln  vpm rows and tho rows also an equal  pUadanco apart:  wmMss, standard.........>������..^m...m....������... a)  pkjpplv. dwwit.........................������...������������������. is  MLprfoots 1.............������.������������....������..������...^..^iwi.^. is  bun���������kbarrlaa.  row*. 6: ol_nt_ ���������    I  CMSrrf'&s ........................������......������.*... is  dvrrontjii,,........���������������.....*..���������.������.���������������������������������������������....... s  Qttupm*. row*, 10; planta -   t  itarins*  i  pi, standard >. ..������.w... IS  dWOff  ..**....*ftttfmt**������***m**mmm*������* Jj  .................,,..ff.,,f.,,t������. JJ  rowiC't'i tiaa.t9m.mm*���������m,  l������>M������������M������V^*������'****'>*%l>S)rMM  jpiutnii    St*  * -mmmm-^mmm     ������, t * ��������� ��������� *  ftatplMrrU*,  ���������M  vii  ill  ill  ill  iii  w  ���������������������������ji*  w  \*  vii  xii  VM  We Are Specially^ Equipped To Do  All Kinds of  Commercial  Job Printing  MAIIC|  am.*  GRESTON REVIEW  \ll  \ii  $$'&'&   feS-: J3li?*^IHI'^^.'_8.:5'-������"53  *mt*tt*m THE '���������' CRESTON ? 1^WM^$Bf^^iS^^W:'Ci^  ���������"'   ,  '.-"' ."���������-"   ' ' ..-;-''���������''i ���������-'.!'��������������������������� " ������������������.*. ���������-.    k        '-'���������   ' '-. "- ���������''" "'"���������'���������'���������"���������"���������-���������g" ���������������������������'���������        j!"  ���������7Y*<?~-  Comprising %25 Acres  \Plums '"ArrlmE TREES   Gherrlea  GUARANTEED HOME CROWN  Cellared���������R oots in earth, no danger of winter killing  "We can hold your trade."  Established 1900 by the HON. MARTIN BURRELL  Minister of Agriculture ^  A__ STOCKOStBVERED TO YOUR RANCH ATOAT&EOGUE PRICES  For Catalogue and Price list,, write to���������  WAITER V. JACKSON, Agent. Creston, B. C.  the olouds  THE DRAMATIC  ENTERTAINMENT  VOU HAVE BEEN  WAITING  FOR.      KEEP  IN: MIND THE DATE  Come in and See our splendid new Assortment ol Spring Dress Gppds for Ladies and  Children, whieh has just arrived.  Potter Prints guaranteed fast color.   Newest patterns  15c yard  WashwelI Ginghams, newest patterns   s5c   ���������*  Romper, Cloth Just thd thing lor the children's clothes  25c   *'  PdpHns in latest shades , :  25c   '*  Beautiful Assortment of Dress fluslin and Crenes  17^ "  Creston Mercantile Go. 1GLUB DANG  Limited  wmmmmsmm  The roads will be muddy for awhile and now is  the time to sew for the Spring and Summer.    By making up your own and  Children's dresses now, you will  enjoy the benefit   of your  industry later on  n  ui!-.iu   uuuui,uu  Sj____'  fiv      4Si"^^_i  _r  ���������0ipjFjop *_?  __?     BBsaGBssgB WL^tJr^i  9  ueraeral  MERCHANT  rri-U-iumi  We have a complete line of New  ���������    ��������� S    I   _  1 B    B *^r_  I    a f*0m  mi  Ducks, Vesting,  Piques,   Shantung,  7 T.ho'dance given in the -Mercantile  Hall on Friday last by the young men  was ������t* nnqruilitied success.  There were over 50 couples who took  it in aud the Iloor at all .times oreseuted  ii very brilliuut- ' mi uttnu-'ive appearance.     .  'ihe  Oranbrook   Orchestra   was ou- j T  gtigcd fin* the -.ici.-asKui ami their music  ���������km**."*, ir    tl*������������   fk-iatl'-ii-^       s-\&    I  Kit       jii*Mliii������-iir *rlvt,,-V  ���������#���������*���������*...-���������     *^*t>.w    ������.������    t.% ���������*, *i ���������. V Kjr k,     I I ������ V V.    v V   -I l* 1,6^ ������ __*.*_������  much cannot be stud in favor ofthe  nmsie. tlie selection, tlu* time, the  rythm all were perfect nud the veriest  uoviee in the terp-sichorean art would  find it easy to acquite the step. Dur-  ii;< tue Uiueii recess iui-s". WaUinger'  whv xnanages the orchestra,, favored  the auo.'������r>ee w-.ha couple of violin  selections which v, ere received -with  great applause.  Tho debute in che Presbyterian ohnroh  on "Wednesday eveuiuing drew a full  hsuse" The question was "Resolved that  modern warfare is never justifiable in  the present a Ke." For the affirmative,  Capt. A. S. Pitzgerald and A. L. pandas ; i'or the negative S, MaoDonald and  .T? Catupbell Dow. The deoision went  for the negative.  Burnett Bros, have just completed  the cnnstrnotion Of a large barn on their  place across the river. They leave for  iiuuio next week where they have some  property.       / **    .  When you want vour next job of  printing done; no matter what the job  is, bring it to the Review office. We'  guarantee a first-class job and our  prices are right.  ���������Send for our prioes on furniture, we  ���������pay the freight.   O. O. S.  A. O. Bownens of Oranbrook spent  Tuesday and part of Wednesday in  town coming in from Erickson. Be re*  ports thing? looting up in the big town.  George W. La Rrochelle, representing  Robert M. Mooro Light Uo., of Vancou^  ver, was in town Sunday and  Monday.  ��������� ������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������ 9 ��������� e ��������������������������� *-������ ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� ��������� .'��������� ��������� ������ ��������� ��������� ������ ��������� ��������� ���������  j- lelfeston Millerv and Bakery4  Jack Stephens leaves Monday for  Medioine Hat to be gone for only a few  days. Jack would not t3ay anything definitely but warns us to look put for him  when he returiiB.  ' 'Above the Olouds is the Jtitle of a  drama to be given by a oast of 11 local  characters on March 20th. Roy Staples  is manager and director.  ���������^,������. ^tc. tor  Soring Priced from  1?-vn  J. Milroy/of Cranbrook is in town for  a few-days.  C. C. .9.. SIKNAKiES ORANBROOK  CO-OPKR.AT1VK --.TORES  ��������� O ~  fr *>_**-_vfl'_*__*_  B       ^������ir :^_Sr    **QS  -US'     OS  e   amaah.bIa     Pft  iisoi I.an 1?io yui  ��������� _  L-smne  if iiiuwhh  x^Sv*LJi t    I iv__*iii^5  AND ORNAHENTALS  Coldstream Estate Nurseries  ������������������- - ���������   " ���������*-. ������IM_i "mt  ���������   -        ��������� *-       ���������   for _fard_n sadfarm ar������B|_st _  for B.C.soil. S������^ Cataloging for g  solid.jgu.e_racttt_������ ������_pxsritsr  f  aiici j-jermiixeitiort.  Swiid now for Copy ������z&&  SuUon sSons.Th������ Kind's Sco^men  A. sJ.V*������ ������ ^ v*** ard  Vict-ona      Si       V.ncovvcr  6i!������ rorl- sr. 667.CranvilloSh  SOLE A.CNTX POR BRITISH COLUMBIA  Going Out of  Barraclough  lias,  irtlrfSv* S^mm0~y.mm>        ������������������ l-m __ t%,-^ 0~* ��������� mm** ������*..������****  LU.-V-CUL      UVC1       LUC        UUdlU*C*dD  NEAR THE BANK   -  Beg to Announce Their Opening; on  9  m  9  o  9  arch 2nd *  jT_  Selection of Spring Hats for'' X������arfies' and  Children^  Babies Sonnets, Etc.  ���������MM������MMM^^������BMM������M������M^IIII������ll_.IIIIIIIBM__^M������    III   I   .1  .   M_^_M_I      I il'    ������������������__���������-  Afternoon  Teas;   Homemade Bread, Cakes  DO NOT FAIIv TO PAY US A VISIT  a  _  LAND ACT  Form No. 9  VERNON, B. C.  ^  ���������  All our trees are Home Grown and guaranteed true  ��������� to name. We carry all tlie leading varieties most  suited to this district. Our specialty is budded stock  on three-year-old whole roots,  AU Stock delivered to ranch at prices quoted  ^      For further particulars apply to our local Ageut.  ��������� J. Blinco, Box 29, Creston, B.C.  t  ���������  __.  Form of Notice  NeIson~~t*ahd-.Di8lrfctY>I)isti-ict of  West Kootenay. '  Take notice that I, George Thompson  of Cieston, B. O. oornp.afcion, Rnncher  intend to npply for permission to  purchase the following doHcvihed laudH���������  Commencing at a post pliinted at  tbe South Knst rorner of Lot, 8������73.  Group 1 Kni'toi-iiy l)ii������tiiot, thence  South 40 ch'tinfl, 'hence Bust. 4u cli.iins  thence North 40 ehaiiiH, thence West  40 chains to the point of coipmouceinent  and oontaimtrg 160 acres of.laud, moro  or loss.  GEOUfIF.-THOMPSON  Dated  20th.  December, lbl������.  l-l)pd.  wish to thank our many  cus-  s  and  hope   ypu    will   extend  your patronage to Mr. Barra-  I  clough.  All tickets to  be  returned  on the 2nd and 3rd of March.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINIG REGU-  ' LATIONS  ���������-���������������������������-<  STOCK -TAKING:  J___b. _H_k ____ H msmm _���������__ ___.  Wm      ^SiE_p 1 Bh E-R^S  w      waaw n      ^00 m     h Waaa H *k *00  ILIVERY AND TRANSFER  "#  iSTAtlONERY  Wo havo plaootl In  onr  wIhiIowb  uomo \Vondcrful HiirgiiliiH  FOH OA8U  Window No. 1 con tui uh liO-i nud  40o StaLlouery now goliig ut  % Wood for Sale  ���������        Phone 85  I r  ir  Window No. 2 ooiWalim "IV, ij*  and ifl.25 9r.nllonery nt  SOc  *m<wy**wM*������M*������**^^ "*"*'*"  .(ii)  lonco5t!?C[BstonDiugyookCo,  jak.     a^    A     aa*     ^flb.    ^n     .aa ^������  ���������-���������"���������-  PHONE &1 J  ,..������������������������.������ m-m-m������������������������������������������������������������-��������� m~*  Ooal mining rights of the Dominion,  in Miinitobu, SaBkutchowauaud Aluerta  the Yukon Territory, the' Northiweut  Territories and in a portion of the Pro-  Viuce of British Colnmbia, may be leased  for a term of twenty-one years at  an annual rental of %\ nn nore. Not  more than 2,500 acres will bo leaBQd to  one applicant.  Application for a lease muRt be made  by the applioant in person to tho ARent  or Sub-Afjcut of tho district in which  the rights applied for ure Bit.uated.  in Hurvoyed territory tho land mnst  lie described/ by sections, or leutal Hah*  d'viNioiiB of sections, and'in unwurveyod  territory tho trnot applied for shall be  Htii-ed out hy tho applicant hlmBolf.  Knch appliciitlon must bo aooompanied  by a fee of $5 which will bo refunded if  tho rijibtH applied for aro not available  but not othefwiiio. A royalty eball be  paid on' tho merchantable output of the  -linu ut the rate ill' five cou lb pur ton.  The pemon operating the mine shall  fu.rniRh tho Agent with flvvoin roturna  aoOQuntluK for tho full quantity of mor  ohantable coal mined nud pav tho royalty thoroon. If tho coal mining right a  aro not boing operated, nuoh roturns  Should bo furninhod at leaBt. onoo a year  i Thb Ioiiho will inoludo tho ooal min-  luRrlphtR nnly, but tho Jobboo may bo  pertulrtMi to pnrebnw'.-W-hntPvwr available Burfaco rightfl may be considered  ni'Ci'HHiivy for the working of tho mine  at the rii'H of $10 au acre.  For full informal Ion application Ahould  bo made to tho Secretary of tho Department of tho Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agent or Snb-Agont of Dominion Lauds  W. W. OOftY,  Deputy Milliliter of tho Interior.  ���������������T       r. tt ,,n.r....������..,.,1     .  ..III..1I1,.,     -���������  JL* .     AM. l^ lit.*,ltl*iiX4*.lflx     L*nxll*tif..l'*l'^     w.  MiIh ndvorttwniout will uot bo paid for.  ���������300HO.  AiltTli*'*_!^*Cy^r<CyT^ff*^  Creston Valley Investment Co*  Real "Rstati*! and Insuiianoe  King George Hotel Block,   4th,  Street,   CRESTON, B. O.  THE LAND THAT GROWS THE BIG RED APPLE. .  Now   is   lhe   time   to  get   busy   and   purchase  Creston  Land,  before  the  rush  io  the  "Wonderful Creston Valley"  whioh is rnpirlly coming to the front   and proving  to  be  the   Banner  District   of  British   Columbia.  We  have  listed  for sale  Choice  Lots  BUSINESS AND  RESIDENTIAL  Improved   Ranches   and   partly improved   from  10   to   20   Acre  Blocks.    Wild  land   ajoining   a  settlement in Blocks of from 5 lo 320 Acres.  For  full  information   and   particulars  Write or call  oh  the  CRESTON VALLEY INVESTMENT CO,  il  .nj  Box  36  Creston,  B. C.  au  +QQ������QQG&������QQ&Q*QQQ������&!}������&<$������QG*.  .1  i  a  _H-

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