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 '      MV~t?.-    .' .   < 'r? ,* ."���������'Si^aM^a  AU Road* In Bast and West K-nfiteMiv I -_jm1 fn Oa������*-.n  ALL THE NEWS |  of the CRESTON I  DISTRICT  SENT TO ANY  ADDRESS  FOR  $2.00 A   YEAR  No. ii, 6th Year.  CRESTON, B.C,   FRIDAY.   MAR.  30    19.14  Sincle Copies 5c.  ^etehration of St Patrick's, Day  Brings Out Large Crowd March 17ih  ___I"UI!L1LI II   1LI IU  III.  UIIUMLLU   1LLLU UI  REGENT LEGISLATION  J. H. Schofield. M. P. P.  for Ymir,  turned home from his sessional duties.  Victoria on Monday last.   Speaking  the business transacted during the  tting of the legislature Mr.  Sohofieid  atecl that the Timber Act was anion?  e most important legislation brought  [own and it wiii go a long way towards  ^uaiiziug conditiona between the Coast  dthe Interior, whioh up to the present  ve been somewhat jug-handled. Hith  to there has been two official scale*  ������*���������  use, the B. O. and the Doyle, the for-.  )&x applying to the Coast and the lat  (r to the9 Interior.   The B. O. will now  \ used generally throughout the prov-  ce.   The stumpage is now on whe  tght be called a sliding scale, in whicl  th the operators and the province will  are jointly in any prosperity or de-  'tession as the case may he, and to my  ind is an eminently fair settlement of  e situation..  The Water Act is also another very  i por taut bill brought in by the min-  fter of lands, and will do a great deal  [iwards settling many vexed question  inch have been the cause of much dis-  i  e for years,  and I have no   doubt  hen once the act gets working proper-  those interested will appreciate its  any good points.  The Municipal Act is one which has  en largely framed on the report of  ,e Municipal Commission which visit-  many of the  principel  centers in  "anada "ond the United States, and is  usidered'to.be the kernel.of, the ad-  lanced  legislation on municipal mat-  T_c 'advice of the best municipal  perte  throughout the   provinoe has  en obtained by allowing the bill to  f^main on  the table f<jr  the past year,  he new bill will practically eliminate  [ll the inequalities whioh are bound to  peep into any act through amending it  ���������om year to year.   One particularly  ood point to my mind is the fact that  tie governmt-nt can exercise the power  l veto over any money borrowing by-  w and in so doing places its hall mark  n those  which pass inspection.   The  [aoc of   government supervision over  y-laws of this nature does away  with  y poBBiole r'.Bk of them being attaok-  |a in the courts and consequently re*  loves the element of risk from a broker's staudpoiut iii disposing of the de-  UtM'GS.  The Publio Schools Act will material-  assist rural school trustees in flnanc-  g.auit provides for loans being ad-  nced by the. gavornmout before taxes  ro collected, besides soveral other min-  il* pijiurs whioh will grea'ly aBBist in  inducting school huBinsBB throughout,  io district.  Tbe bill regarding Farmer's Institutes  jueiats mainly of a consolidation of all  owner acts and amendments, and will  io doubt prove (if value to the liirgu  ,'iuubor of iiiHtituti-s in uotivo ijperiitioii  i tho J-ootouay. '  The railway lo'jlalntlon ootiHinti'pcl  mainly, of further guiunuteefl to tin-  _niiarii.ui Northern ami Ilm Puoillo  [Great Knstoni. In tho cubq oi the f ���������'���������  liioi* au iiuncniHed guarantee of -MO.OOO  por mile and tho la' tor of $7,fi00 por  uiiU> over such mllmgo as bud boon  guaniuteeil in previous oatH. TIiIh wiih  mndo ikhh'hhiu'.v chiefly owing to tlu-  liiRhar Btnti'liirri of cuiiHtruntliiii n-ln  grndon nnd bridges ns well as an Innrn.'f-  od dilllculfy ln lluauotug in tha money  ninrlcotfl. Tho route of lho KetMy Tal-  ley lino, thr-ugh lho Okanngim and  Biiiillhinioon, wns chnneed froin AHpcin  Grove vln Priiieioton and tho lattor plnoo  will ho Borvod with a branah lino. Tho  tuow   routa  wm   prove  ot luoBtimablo  active interest in, owing tc the depredations of bear last season. The close,  season for bear io tbe Ymir riding hns  beeu removed entirely and people may  now trap them nt will. Settlers may  also obtain free permits to shoot,and  carry firearms on their own and neighbors' property which was not al'owed  by the old act. Ia farther connection  with the Game Act, it has bean brought  to mv attention that a report if? current  that there will be no shooting at nil this  year. There is absolutely nothing in  this. There has been no chauge in fhe  Aot in this particular, and it is now as  it has been for some years past, the Act  olacing all game in close season which'  is removed by order-in-conccil and the  ���������pen and olose Beasons established for  everything.   As far as I know the only  possible change may be that the open  reason on Wiiiow Grouse may be on  )ctober 1st in some peetions of the province instead of Sept. 1st, which iu my  mind, would be a decided benefit, as the  birds are getting scarcer every year and  really are rather on the small side on  the latter date.  Referring to the Doukhobors, the act  provides that they mnst register births  and deaths and .the children are compelled to attend sohool.   The provisions  *���������  for enforcing the aot provide for the  attacement of community property in  lieu of fineB for any infractions, and  makes every male adult resident iu the  COnimunitv     the   fi'narj'lifln     nf     Qvmr>v  woman and child residing, therein  The appropriation of $80,000 for Ymir  this year may seem rather small in tbo  eyes of many who have been accnt.lv lined to"a much larger grant, and. means  that we will have ������o confine ourselves  fo theraamtenanoe and repairs o$ the  existing-roads and postpone extensions,  for a time at least.  ���������*������*���������  Kecord-Breaking Turnout Tests  Capacity   pf the Mercantile Hall  ���������Send for our prices on furniture, we  pay the freight.   COS.  gyiUST GEASE  ResQlved that ouental immigration  into Canada should cease. l  In the Presbyterian church on Wed-  nesbay evening tbo-above question .was  debated in.tbe qresence of a good sized  audience. Tho keono.it interest was  manifested in the debut-) from start tp  finish and some interesting facts and a  great deal of very amusing information  iff as   elicited.  Tbo horrors of Oriental prodoiniuenc  were vividly portrayep by the  Bpoahoi'**  for tho affirmative, while tho more ho.������*-  ful and optimistic note wit*- souuded It  the negative Bide.  The question wiiR decided by popnln  vote and tho mnjority present voted i  favor of tho affirmative.  J. Cro nptou and J.   Gouiutoii wo*  thouplu'ldtraof Sir Riohiud MoBride  Hlogiiu of a white B. C. whllo tho worn  orn of tbo multicolored tn.ilanH   vn  dol'oudod ('ilnfl,  hopoloBply)  by  M s  Uonth and Stanloy.  Sucrotnry T. W  Bundy rond tlio min  utos of tho liiht inoeting, MImb Win Di.w'  Muiig u hiiIo iicuonipiiiuucl by Mi*h ,)<rNi<  Oow nnu Mo-iiu'H   Ijoonmd aud   Iji'Hlle  JVliivvf-ou favoiod tho audlanoa wiih imi  iiiHtininontiil duel. ������ho fiiimor plnyinK  tlio violin aud tho latter   tho   organ.  Pros. S. MuoDonitld wns in  Iho ehalr,  RoriTHluiu'iitH wero   soivod   by   the  I.KlUrt.  As a result of the work of: Local Irishmen the celebration of St. Patrick's day on Tuesday turned out to be one  of the biggest complimentary dances ever held in Creston.  The morning of Tuesday dti^ned bright and fair and  there was every reason to expect a iarge crowd but when the  hourarrived the crowd that assembled was far in excess of  the most sanguine expectations.    The decoration   committee  had arranged numerous  flags of different sizes and kind- in  nil ������-U��������� -.~~:tf.ui~ _i -1 .t..  __ii' i x__ a ** t������^i������������j  ail Iu*. Ayd.iid.uic placers iou^-u iue u^n cinu. cue na-g Ot Ireland  the harp of gold on a green background with the words  "Erin go Braghn in a semi circle! ^.bove, lield the place of  prominence above the stage, on its ri^ht the Union Jack and  on its left the Stars and Stripes, in token of the fact that the  flag of Ireland is loved all over the Anglo-Soxon world.  Largje Shamrocks were arranged in plapes about the hall and  a large one flanked on each side by a golden harp adorned  the extreme back of the stage.  The committee had procured . little souvenir flags and  presented one to .each person present, and the ladies received  programs witH pencils attached. T)_e programs were print-*  ed on yellow paper in green ink, and the, pencils were attached with yellow or green cord, with pencils to match.  vThe orchestra from the Rex (Theater, Cranbrook had  been procured and under the able management of Madam  Norman rendered, a program of dances' and instrumental  which has established for them a reputation, as artists of the  hightest order. "- - ���������-.--. -   . ^    -  Andy Miller as floor manager superintended a program of over forty numbers, (many of which were encored)  wit-out the very, least friction and to the manifest satisfac-  ti n of every dancer in the hall.  Rev. W. C. Blake delivered a five minutes address  ou the life o_ St. Patrick, and with his own happy  style  quite  capitulated  his  audience.  As well as the dance music the orchestra suppli  ed three very fine numbers on the program. One a  selection by the orchestra, also a solo by Mr. Cyril  Newton which was particularly well rendsred and met  with an emphatic encore and the other was a xylophone solo by Mr. Adair which was also roundly applauded." ��������� ..'''.'���������- \ /  Promptly at 12 o'clock refreshments were served  and it was a most good natured if large crowd which  sat down to the lunch * of sandwiches and cake and  coffee.                                                        .    ������������������' 1   '. . '���������  Mr.  Maxwell was called upon  and  gave  an  exhibition  of    step    dancing" and   iu  the    encore   was    ably  seconded  by    Andy   Miller,   much   to the  satisfaction  of  hose sons  of  Erin   to whom the  step  dance  is  so  dear.  After lancliec-i  dancing  was Presumed  and contiuu-  d   until  nearly   4 o'clock   when  the  gathering  broke up,  .ith    hearty   cheers  for    the   orchestra    aud    the  floor  hiauager,'  CAM CITY  VOTERS ORGANIZE  Some of the members of the executive of the Conservative Association  took a trip to Canyon City on the  evening of Saturday March 7th and  there helped in the organization of the  Canyon City Conservative Association.  The feeling in the meeting was most  harmonious from the very beginning,  and tbe association has a splendid set  of office-s. Those present manifested  the greatest interest, freely entering  into the discussion of" the various  questions that arose and courteously  asking questions relative ��������� to the subjects about whioh they had any  doubt. The meeting was addressed  by Mr. E. Mallandaine and Guy Low-  enberfr, their very lucid remarks being  listened to with the very keenest interest.  Messrs. Callander,^, Crompton, Stace  DDHigiiin niAoprp  rnumnu^uwooco  flUTTEiEB  1- '^r-^-    ���������  The hortidyltural branch of the Agricultural Department -has bven carry-  ing on practicor-wdemonBtration and  pruning school classes this year instead  ef the Horticultural short courses of  the post three years. These schoola  have been well attended bv bugv _i*���������w.  ers and have proven a great success  ���������where ever held. Busy men have considered the time well spent and would  not have missed them for anything.  They realize that they can well make  up for the time spent in the more intelligent  pruning  of their  orchards.  This was particularly noticeable to  those just starting wbei-e the foundation structure uf the tree was being  made, .although those with their orchards well advanced were better enabled to realize the importance of  keeping their trees open and   strong  Smith   and Stanley,  of   Creston   also and that the thinning out was more  gnijljg^  Mr. J. D. Crawford the newly elected president made a brief speech in  which he expressed a very hopeful  outlook for the association and urged  the members to begin the work of recruiting. The roll was signed by  fourteen members and'those present  mentioned the names of several others  who had assured them of their hearty  support,  The following officers wetfe elected:  J. D. Crawford, Pres.; John Carfra.  Vice-Pres.: Leslie Mawson. Senrpi_���������-y-  Treasurer. "���������*  -G. Iieece, of Kelson,1 who represents*  P. Burns & Co. was in Creston the first  part of the week. He is' arranging for  the distribution of fertilizer whioh he  has Bold several carload lots. He wishes  to announce that the Burns Co. will give  two prizes of five and three sacks of  fertilizer respootfnlly"ltt the Fall Fair  for the best collection of farm and ranch,  products. Competitors must be able  to show that they have purchased at  least five sacks of the fertilizer.  S. . X*.~.x   J.1 X.Z.*.  V^^J! ������.   V.....1.  ���������������      1 ���������  luipunauci irjictu tue iicauiug uoua aa    15  so frequently practised by pruners.  It was the opinion of the instructors  M. S. Middleton aiid Mr. E. C. Hunt  that those having taken the Five-day  course would be in a condition to do  pruning intelligently in order to produce reBults at the least possible expense  to themselves and the trees.  The names of those who took the  courses are as follows: Oreston South  Under M. S.. Middleton ��������� J. Cook, T.  Cook, T. Goodwin, H. North, W. B.  Forward, BL. Hubie, P, Truscott-, D. J.  Pickard, J. Adlard,  J.  W. Hamilton.  Oreston North Under M. Middleton  W. A. Pease, J.,I"l. Miller, F^G. ^bbutr  C. _faxw8_, W.'P. Stark, B.N. Holmes  J. Blinco, A. M. Todd.  "Wynndel Under J_. C. Hunt ��������� O. J.  Paul Hagen, W. J. Cooper, T. Butterfield, Av.Johnson, J. Thompson, Paul  Ofner, J. Wigen..  Eriokon���������Under B/O.Hnnt���������L. Timmons, O. Blair, F. Knott, H. Downs,  O. A. Srowell, E. Olsen, "vv. H. Hemp,  R. B. Staples.  OLD  AND NEW STYLE  The old-fashioned woman who UBod  to carry a peok of spinach in her gingham  apron now has a daughter who phones  for a two-cent stamp.��������� Cincinnati Enquirer.  The library has been removed from  the telephone oflloe and is now in the  store of Frank Jackson.  Bill Bartons wood-cutting outfit is  now at Bob "L-aaiGnt'g place end the lo****  ore rapidly becoming-looks, stove length  BUI expeots to finish there tomorrow.  Oi'iu-uri StevtiiiHOi), of the Oriuil.rooli  JoIi'mhis Iiuh I ui-n in town ior u dny or  two, In the iiuerohttif hin fivui.      y     ������������������"������������������/:  ���������The C. 0. 3. or Orm;brouk in m'-IHiu  [run tt.ili. with umliroHM and HpriiiK fo:  $11.  Fur Sale Clump���������lO iuiu'h, Improved  Block- 88 Iv. V. Land, FliHt class liJli  H year old yoar I rocs, Shack. 1 mllo  ftr .in CiO'lon A Simp Froo grazing  lints J. ROWLAND Notch Hill.  A Hi,>ii iniii tho Post Office julni'nirth  i-H une (���������noouro their fiea'H at the wlokot  aim vi   tho clouds,  Musical Kindergarten forboytiand  glvla, Noxt term begins on "Wednesday April 8lh.   Mr*H.  Crompton   <jan  only take a limited number of pupils  in i bin cIiimm, no nl**nH������������ imiVi* yonr npplioatlon an noon as popsiblu. Fee i>l W)  Tho Itoview has a comrloto ntock of  linpur on huful and is alwiiys it) ceudi-  ueoH to do your printing for you on  abort !H>Mo<\  W. Hoop ������r of Ross'aiul, is in t<*w������  ovcvhoolng the work of oloiulng hit-  land oIoho to town.    Ooi-rge Mawson in  duum   ih'j work.  Try a pfiind of .TAOKSON's host tea.  You'll never regret it.  l-od uh   do   yonr   pnnling   ior  yon  value to thi������l rich cilstrfot. i.nd will Rive  Pricon i-lf*ht and Hutlnf.iotion gunrnnteed   pt,,. Lc.,m 0{ tcn if.^ona.  the CoiuolidrUad M. <fr S. Co. acnemi to The Crouton Hoview. ..       | -__-__    j    Slmtn'HH stando   for quality.   Wc  mnw������PTira on ������ wnnnrMT  t,������������������;*u. *i,At������ nn���������vi,������ v-n.  #ui.i  ������������..������  nluuble ooppor dupoHiluiu that district.  %        X J4U ti^lXlXXKf   ft.Wtr   ������M  I.     UiMUiHIiU    ������|JJI.yjJ   CUVI  X JJU |^������*M*^r   t.wtr   .M  ������*     U.MUiHIiU  ,....,,...   .m VTf..*....-    ���������������������jji���������.  *m   .mmm  mm  r* r\   a  r*r\ #-\ir������������iiir������ ������ m������*iT*r*' orT>/-������*������**>t������  Services for Creston 22-8-14. Sunday  11 a.m. Suuday School, 7:80 p m.  Ktfomong and Ad.lvoBS by Itev. E,  Bull.  RAINS  CAUSE PROPERTY LOSS  ,..i������������    -c   *r������  .t...mm  For good clear ice   refer lo  Tim   Wliitfhf-nrV     Movie.   B.  1^  J  t?0*m   m.mmm0*   0. ������������ A   m*i* *.+* 0.** 10* *.**  "**   **'���������     J-***"-*���������'**   *������*.���������������   titiffr..m,-m*..~.m,f*  ���������mwiwmiimiiN'iinijai'ii 11 1  The East lo not alono as a otonn Bwopt region. While the olomenta havo  boon induntrlously featuring nnow tiaeno* In tho Eaiit, thoy havo boon ovordolnR  rain in tho booking lino in tho Wo������fc to tho extent that woitern house* hav**,  lllci'aJly flooded. Not only havo the houKoa beon flooded, but tho tide of thia  provalllng rantiiro hns rlnon until sfcruofcurca which ordinarily aro abovo tho swoop  of tha average oity Ntoi-u: have boon invaded and swept away. Tho abovo photo-  giapu uuu wo uju oiiuiauo ivu-utuau Urmgo oi stuui uuu oonoreto swopt down by  l tuw pow*������ii.ui uurreutsat Arroyor juaoo and Avo. M6, IjOS Adi*������1ob, Calf,  ,fe3  im '���������;.��������� -.iawit;-:  i '?"   '\  ***:   :  "I*" imn*wrtm0*0fm*m' 'WWW.  ���������J *������-*���������*������ "���������fc^-**" ���������***������/ 1  ���������     , -      1,  *w > ;-t ./* v^ *-** *������������������./_ -v?  ���������*��������� -J i,      J.J   J ,     1,1  A .*-������  THIS   CftESTON    REVIEW, J OgEtt-OW,'    3, X3_  xV_iWWWW������i'iV  *      f*      A 1 0      J*       M  ~Va������B&~*    ^  i   "������   _b������*  N 0  UU1  renewal u  to  -^^^_____^^ ^^HHH^r ___h ____ ^^^^^^^-"lss* Im^^j-      ^23^ .^Smm. ^^___,"i^^ JVi.        ^ ^^__^^ ^^_L i^^i      .^r ^^^^^tg*r ^^Sl ^Eh^- ^^^^_trf^ .^^^ ^^.^^ ^^^Vr     i^^       ^^m* ^^^^ ^^^fe ^^^n ^m00r^ ���������^^-"*- ^^^������ ~^^^r   ^ ^^^*^^ mm ���������       ��������� ^���������-^        *-  *  become a Booster of  _:__=-?  Dsi+rict  Tike Creston ^Reviefb)  Published every   Friday at Creston, British Columbia, by the Creston Printing and Publishing Company, Ltd.  States  regards  its  neighbor.��������� Colonist  Southern  ��������� i my  ij.|>������w.j_-  A DISTINGUISHED  CANADIAN  The Review is the acknowledged advertising medium of the Creston valley, cir-        The late Sir George William  culatiug in nearly one thousand homeB throughout the Creston district  and - ^  reaching out in a broad manner into other cotiinium:u_. Our advertising rates Ross was One of those rare  are based .on the scale of the Kootenay and Boundary x -���������tars' Board of Trade. f  Land purchase ond lond lease notices, $7 for statutory time. Display advertisements. $1 per inoh per month; other advertising 10 cents per line first issue  and 5 cents per line in succeeding weeks. Subscription rates $2.00 a year in  advance. Our columns are open to contributions dealing in xnntt-ers of local interest and the welfare of the community. CrmtriburionB mut-t be brief and  signed.  A. B. S. Stanley  Editor aud Manager  The late Sir George Ross  succeeded Sir Richard Cart-  Wright to the Liberal leadership in the Senate two years  ago. $ir George received the  nomination for the position of  leader in a full meeting of the  Liberal Senators in caucas.  With him was also mentioned  Senator Bostock of British Col- It .g beginnil]g to look as  umbia,, who will now probably | if President Wilson made a  succeed to the vacant position  moral and physical welfare the  powers that be certainly cannot be charged with neglecting the needs of the nominally Heathen Chinamen, however much they may disregard  the needs of the nominally  Christien Canadian-Colonist.  of Liberal leader in the upper  chamber.  Wc. cannot do otherwise  than regard with theprofouud-  est sajisfactipti the earnest  with which efforts are put  forth in' this city to prevent  Chinnmen from using opium.  The Oriental denizen must be  saved from himself. We also  cannot do otherwise than wish  that a similar effort was made  to prevent men, of our own  race from ruining themselves  their wives and children by  the use of whiskey.    When it  SJlJUXSm*        ������.*->  .. -/.,........ ���������..i:..  Hixmx^tiftititipXxmxx ...xxf^  mistake in refusing to recognize Huerta as President of  Mexico. If he had done so  there would be some authority  to which he could now appeal  to prevent wrongs being done  by forieugers. As it is, there  is no such authority, aud, from  the'standpoint of Washington  Mexico has no Government of  any kind, but is in the hands  of rival mobs. Possibly Secretary Bryan may be thc man  really responsible for such a  st.'iU *A {.hiii������.*;, A country  without a Government is  something new under thc sun  public men, who may be described as "a scholarin politics"  Sir George was a scholar as  well as a politician, and if his  ^contributions to Canadian literature have not been great in.  quantity it was not because he  was not possessed of a great  fund of well analyzed information arid an unusual faculty  of expressing himself with  clearness and accuracy. We  had occasion only a few days  ago to speak of his historical  review of the Senate, wherin  these qualities are oonspicuous  As an orator he ranked very  high. He was fluent and  forceful, and had a very happy  faculty of arousing the sym-  patheticintercst of an audience  An iudepeudeut thinker, he  did not always command the  full support of his political  associate -j. He never aroused  bitter hostility from his opponents, for, whether they  agreed with liim or not, every  one felt that he was always  animated by a desire to discharge his duty to the country  ,1       i        ,        r -i  ; *!**...,  IU  L11C UCSt   ui   ilirt    ������iljl������n.y,  Sir George   was Premier o'f  Ontario for si* years.    It was  .,    I   f.     i ,. 1 f f.       i 1������ ���������.     1 r. .. A f. .'    '..'  ship of the Ontario Liberals  at a time when prolonged tenure of of fice had weakened the  confidence of the public in  them He seems to have realized from the first that he was  struggling against odds which  he could not hope to overcome  andxfightiug an unseen force  that was working for the disintegration of his party. He  made a gallant, if unsuccessful fight. His political career  extended over nearly the whole  history of Canada. He passes  off the stage with honor.- Colonist.  *������.:    t   ..i  JL* J O     * \J .   ������.  The   following letter received   this  woelc suggests the kind wo would like  to reooivc from you:  Editor Creston    Review.  Dour Sir:  I have muoh pleasure in enclosing you u Postal Note for $2 00 in  payment for a yeurH subscription to  your valuable pn par, thanking you for  copy received,  Yours vory truly,  LAND ACT  Form No. 0  Form: oi*' Fori ok  Nelson Land District, Dintriot of  W.(Hdi Kootonay.  Tako notice that I, Goorgo Thompson  of Cicr.tm**, 1\ O. eirr-ttpiiUon, Ttnnr-.her  Intoiid fco ripply for *-erininw|on to  purohriBQ tho following doFmrlbod la"nds-���������  Commonoing at a pout planted at  tho South EiiKt Corner of Lot 807������.  Gronp 1 Kootonay District, tbenoo  South 10 chiilmt, tln-nco EiiHt, 40 chutim  thonco North 40 chnimi, tlinnno  Wont  ���������.il/ niiuiiiH Ui Ynu |������iiul, oi' >ii>iiiiii������iii<jiiiiiinil,  tiii.l oontaluii.g 1(10 noroH of land, moro  OV   loSH,  OISORGK THOMPSON  Dated 2������th   Dccoiulior, 1U1U.  J.-.������|iU.  FARM    WORK    IN    WINTER.   ������    ���������  The hired help is usually busy  enough until deep snow falls or  during stormy winter weather.  Then the farmer uses his wits  to find work that will be worth  while as well as just keeping the  man busy. Of course there ia  the wood lot But tho pushing  farmer plans to'get most of the  wood cut before deep snow.  Very, deep snow makes hauling  tho wood home or to market  sometimes out of the question  for a loug time. During certain  kinds of weather there Ss Httlo  outdoor work that can be done.  Sometimes a determined man  trickles a job -of draining wet  lund in winter. ?Springy land  floes uot -'-hold-, much frost and  can be worked almost any time,  but a hired man who will dig  drains in winter is a Jewel Indeed.--The'usual plan is to pro-,  vide some work around the buildings. There are fruit and vegetables to.pick over and grade,  floors, locks, gates, fences, stalls  and pens to be repaired, whitewashing ond painting to be done  Inside? wagons nnd tools to mend  and put in working order. Tools,  knives nnd cutters need to bo  ground, tool rooms and workshops to bo put in order, fruit  barrols and boxes to bo cleaned  and fitted with hoads or topB,  granaries to bo made rat proof,  collars to bo enlarged, feeding  troughs and cow stalls to bo  mndo, small chicken coops a'nd  ' nests to bo got ready.  If only tho hired inou Is handy  with tools lio enn bo Icopt vory  busy In wlntor at work undor cov-  or which will holp huvo and innko  many u dollar during tho flnit  rush of tho busy seimon. Whon-  over tho ground thaws for a fow  days will bo n good tiino to sot  pants mid gutos, dig pits for hot-  bod handles, transplant largo troott  nnd drag rocks from tho surface  of tho Holds.  J  Graat Lover* of Wator. <  Tho Slnn-nMo nre moro'devoted to the  ���������valor thiiii. nny otlier nation In tho  world, They nro nearly nlwnya built.  Iiik, generally with thoir clothes on,  "nil Ihey novor go anywhere by Iniul if  thoy ean noHNlbly tfo by wator. The  *;|i'i;������.-l.������ i/X tluui-iti'lt mti iike uioh������> or  Venice, nnd the Inhnbltaiits say (hut  tln-lr iUun of pin nd Iho would Im a town  wllh .���������nunIh whoro there wore etirrenti-  tn both directions, ao that they ml-iUt  bo spa red the effort of rowlnir.  SYNOPSIS OF COAL MINXQ REGULATIONS  Cool mining rights of the Dominion,  in Manitoba, Saskatchewan nnd Aiberta  rhe Yulron Territory, the North-west  Territories aad iu a portion of the Province of British Columbia,, may be leased  For a term of twenty-one \ years at  in-annual rental of $1 an aore. Not  _ore than 3,500 acres will be leased to  one applicant.^  Application for a lease must be made  ?iy'the'applicant in pere'rui to the Agent  ���������r jSnb-Ageiitfof  the distriot iu   whioh  he rights applied for are situates.  In surveyed territory the land muBt  io described, by soctious, -or legal sub-���������  irvisions ofsections, and in un surveyed  'territory.the.tract applied for shall be  staked out by the applicant himself.  Each application muut be accompanied  by a fee of $5 which will be refunded If  The rights applied for are not available  but not otherwise. A royalty shull bb  paid on the merchantable output of the  mine at the rate of flvo oen'e per ton.  Tho person operating the mine shall  furnish the Ageut with s voin returns  accounting for the fall quantity of uier  ohautable ooal miuod nnd pav the' roy-  ���������dty liheroou. If the ooal mining rights  are noo being operated, suoh ro turns  nhould be furnlnbed nt leant once a year  Tho loaso will include tho ooal uiiu*.  ing rights only, but the lessee miiy h������  pormirrod to purohime, whatever avail-  nb'o snrfneo rights may be onunldwrod  nccoBHaiy for tho working of the mine  nt tho rate of $10 an aoro;  For full information application Ahould  ho mado'to the Soorotary bf the Department of the Interior, Ottawa, or to any  Agont or Hub*Agont of Dominion Lauds  W. W. OORY,  Deputy MiufHtor of tho Interior.  N, B ���������Uimiithorljind publication of  MiiH ndverti-iemout will not bo pair! for,  -8<_00, y V  UTTONQ  (������������������MgB^Hk Bl^^^^ja til^m^^^m^^. ^^^_____.      '  Ji/     JES   13     KmJ  for garden nnd form oro boat  for B,C.0oU. Soc* C*-ti������lo*jxj������* fax  aolidrfucttcu-tee of pwiiy  ond?iJor--ii--ition.  w>w_tv>. mww" *w*' %,ifjp'y *A'%'V  Sutton SSons.ThoKlnd.'a 3oca_ion  R������r ������������d 1 vsj& K,urajj"!x������xid  A. J.WO O C������ VSJT ft *-(|  Vi ������J"������������r 'ft    4  ������io rorf  Yttp*jouy������rt  i.  mmmmmimmmmiiimimmmi**iim*  m JEFHB'  S-JLm  ffl^ B%VIgWV    wm^-PB, . SS. 0���������  ^���������^mSi  _ a^aisws/*'"^1*/"* tn'^s'.v.**  J./<'< <   ���������*ft'vJJ.   > -J;       + ���������>  OTinr.������H_��������� M.,U,JI LUl <!���������>. 1  -S*m  ������������������*���������?_  A  It is worth while making an effort to  picture to ourselves the Vest extent of  the starry system fn which we reside.  Haviug gained some faint sc-tio*^ ot  the extent of the lesser solar system,  which occupies a small corner of the  stellar' system, wo must work outward  from that beginning. Let ns take for  our unit of measurement tbe space  which separates tbe earth from tbe  bun and let the 92,000,000 miles of this  distance be represented-in our minds  by a single inch, ln proportion tbe  _un itself must-be pictured by a tiny  ball Jess than one hundredth part of an  inch in diameter, while our earth  must be a mere speck less than one  J.en-thousandth of an inch in diameter.  And this little sun and this minute  earth must be just an incb asunder.  Following out the same idea, Mercury and Venus, being closer to the  sun than we are, have to be less than  an inch away from him, while Jupiter  will be five inches off, Saturn will be  I ten inches off, Uranus will be over  A ^ , , . __ nineteen inches off, Neptune will be  of .Ojiniaga,    "Mexico,     women   and   children     rushing  to  almost"thirty inches off.   Then the soil***.      Atnprirsin    c-irlp-*      nf   tlie     T?in    fi  s^lA^rvA.   -~CXf.  ^6-V-*  > <   V v  w       f  ti   \lf  I'rUllj  1311V UlfWL  From Our Little Soiar System tp  the Far Starry Limits.  V-Vi  SOME MARVELOUS DISTANCES  The Stellar Universe ae We Know It  and What It Means Iti the Matter of  Mi'os to Reach Its Boundaries From  the Centor* of Our Own Sun.  GET YOURr  Iumbing7 Tinning and  General Repair Work  Done  by  W. B. Embree  The satisfaction of work   well   done  lin rers long after the price is forgotten.  ri" ti ������i������a 0-  THE  CRUELTIES AND  HARDSHIPS OK WAR  One of  tbe^ phases   of    (he   hardships   of waiefaie  t I m.  is  depicted  in  the above  pictures,   which   shows  citizens  _   :ro ,1 A xx  0\ *��������� f-l f^^.  yji ut i  lar system as a whole,  leaving only  escape   the     bullets   of- tlie  V  It   \vill  be. noted   that   they  s-cant  belongings* as   th-_*y  notice.  Kcbel   and  are     taking  7   ws*e   aVe   to-  Federal  with   them  muster   on  iO   out   of  the   question   certain   comets  ! "which travel farther, will be inclosed  ai mie?,  such  Now is tlie time to have your  PIANO  TUNED  Expert Tuning Guaranteed by  J. A. P. Crompton  Employ your own townsman  All kinds of repairs to Piano* and Organs at lowest price c./i.sistent  "GOOD  WORKMANSHIP  _4  J-!il?������)iW-li  a  -ft Mwuam %J������,a*a*vui  ' II���������^*m���������������������������.^���������������������������_���������������������������������������������������������. i_ii^.i   i���������^n***i���������1w������ -_������������������������������������,  ..      Saddle and^-^___  Harness  Repairing  A SPECIALTY  Dealer iri   high   class  boots and saoes.  i  In the Spot Light  On tlie stage of business the spot  light is on lhe man who advertises?  Our Classified Want Ads will  place you er your Reeds io thc lime  light of public attention.-  If you have net tficd^iem, their  illuminating power will surprise you.  i l������i**,MI^������W*>  THE CANADIAN BANK  .  OF COMMERCE  CAPITAL. $15,000,000  REST, $13,500,000  ff.  MONEY ORDERS  Issued by The Canadian, Bank of Commerce, are a safe, convenient  and inexpensive method of remitting small sums of money.   These  Orders; piyable^^ vwthotit l^harge at any baiilc in Canada (except in  th^."VTukon T^mtbry)rand,in the principal cities of the United States,  are issued at the f^iowitigrates : ?     ���������  ;'���������'���������������������������''���������������������������������������������.*????.        '    $5 nnd under  ?; ������������������Y-���������'. ������������������>' .  Over  $ and not exceeding $' .&-.���������..  ���������������    10   '*������������������.���������������.���������- ���������      .' ���������*���������-"������������������������������������     30  ������������������������    30       "       ''"'*' 50  ?��������� ������������������ REMITTANCES ABROAD  abontd be made by means of our SPJ3CIAI/ FOREIGN DRAFTS and MONFV  ?ORDBR$.lBsued without delay at reasonable rates  3   Olr?'*ltS  6 ;-'Y...-  10 ���������*��������� ?  15 '���������.?'". ���������?  SB!BS  iieftat������eR*������*'t:f('se*e������eee^  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables I  Shipment of McLaugliu 31eighs and Cutters ou Hand   w  TEAM   SI3TGHS        -  Harness, Single and Double and Supp'ics on Hand  Several Sets of Second'-Hand Harness  Sleighs and Cutters ; COAX, FOR SAIvE  Phono 50 ' Smlnr Avonno"  ii������Aiiu1'������������>'n.H.i>ki|*������iVA',>������i'������JjM|tfti-t������N{  ^ -V* *������ i1' V ���������"* V'-*: ���������**���������** '���������';* -���������"���������V1 ���������-"���������*.   '*���������*��������� ���������''>**V,  fflmgHffl tf.rffl-fT-^'^Tf^iVTV'f ftlttflsqiSW*??* ?'^-T>'ME '-n^ftr4? *���������  4**������   rt    j\Z���������������/������Is_   Tac*���������   4-lnr������j������t.    ������������������_���������������**   ^������#������*������������^������    _���������*    *ttn**i  etdr.  The question arises next, What will  t,1jr xt ���������D-e t*16 proportionate size of the stellar  system on this same scale of^measure-  ment? If the solar system is to be  funiprispd ������ith a hoop not two yard**  alio*��������� Ljw wide n vpii-<> ^imuid \\i������  allow to the surrounding sy&u-ui ot  stars, "our universe?" How near will  be tbe nearest of outlying stars? And  the answer is sufficiently startling, if  the sun is reckoned to be one inch  away from our earth, if Neptune is  reckoned to be less than three feet  away from the sun, then on^the same  scale the star which lies closest of all  outer stars In the whole universe to us,  A lntin     fonf-n *iri     K\r    vintviA.     miiaf*     Yic,  reckoned   as  lying  at  a  distance  of  i about three and a half miles.   And between the two���������nothing; at least nothing in the shape of a star.   An occasional comet may lag slowly along in  the darkness, finding its "way froni one  sun system to another, and dark bodies,   cooled suns,   may possibly   float  here or" there unseen by us,  but of  stars radiant with beat and light none  is found in tbat wide area.  I    Astronomical writers sometimes talk  cf stars "in the vicinity" of the sun,  aud this is what is meant by "vicinity."    Think of the distances implied.  Our whole solar system is flrst brought  down  into-a small  circle two yards  across���������every inch iu those yards standing for more than 90,000,000 miles���������  aud then on every side and above and  below   is   an   encompassing   void   of  'three and a-half miles, every inch of  those" miles  again representing  more  than 90,000,000 miles.    And then  we  come upon one gleaming star.    Only  oue quite so near.   Another star in tbe  sun's "vicinity," known as 01 Oygul,  would lie at a distance of seven miles,  and the brilliant Sirius would be over  ten miles off.   Others must be placed  at   distances   of  twenty  miles,   flfty  miles, 100 miles.    It is easy to start  with a list of these figures.   It Is not  easy to say  where one should stop.  That the starry'.'system has limits we  do not doubt, but to define those limits  is not possible.   On such a scale as is.  given   above   those   limits   certainly  I would not He within nrdistance or 100  ''miles' nor-of 1,000 miles.  It is believed thnt somo dim stars,  barely to bo detected, moy bo 10,000  .' times as far away as. our sun's nearest  | neighbor. Alpha'"Centa'iirl, and this at  ouce gives, even on owr much reduced  ccale/a lino from thp center of 85,000  miles. Suppose that the limits of the  stellar v. Bystem lay somowhoro about  thero. Tblrty-Uyo thousand miles each  way from thp center would moau a dl-  nmoter for tho wholo of 70,000 milea,  lmagino n starry system 70,000 miles  across from side to side, each inch In  thoso miles .representing 02,000,000 of  real miles, nnd somowhoro in tho midst  ef It our Biuull solar systom, just two  'yards ncrosjii separated from all other  Bturs by u wldo blank of threo or four  miles.  Thnt would be etupenfloua enough.  But wo havo no reaBou whatever for  (supposing thnt tho limits of our oni*  vorso do Ilo thore. 'Jfha truo boundaries  of tlui siollnr system may bo twlco as  fur, four Muica.r.ua fur, ten tlmoa aa far.  \Vo (li*. not' ovon know with cortnlnty  thnt our solar system in placed nny-  where uonr Its conlotV though this  f-V-oni** I'dtlifv' Hlrely.. fur off n������ thft  .boundary roaches in ono dlrootlon, it  mny reach much further ln another dl-  roctloti.���������Chniiibors' Journal.    P^  Limitnd -  ; CRESTON        -*     B.C  Head   Offices  CALGARY; VANCOUVER; EDMONTON.  T>v. Iprs in  -    M E A*T  Wholesale and Retail  Fish. Game,   Poultry,  and Oysters  in Season  We have the goods, and  cut- pv'ces are reasonable  THE   HOME  OF   THE  ^  TRANSIENT  %  COMMODIOUS  ROOMS  [the best AND MO  THOE  Run 'on strictly up-to-date  lines. Unexcelled service in  all departments!, Kitchen  staff (including cook) all  -white ladies. Every comfort  and ^attention given to guests  The bar is s uppiied with  only the best brand of goods.  _J  Porters' Meet Trains  W, A, HERON,  MANAGER  ^cS0S^������S������SSS*SSe.6^^S������*SS������fS*S^S^  C$\ r*  <& Creston Valley Investment Co. ������  *s_? *"                                                    _n  ^m* Ebal Estate and Insurance                                  *S������  ^ Kiug' George Hotel Block,    4th.  Street,    CRESTON, B. G.           ������  %. THE LAND THAT GROWS THE BIG RED APPLE.  Now   is   lhe  Creston   Land,  time   to  get   busy  before   the   rush   lo  and  the  purchase  vw ieiiiini iihi  s s veavivaaus  fnnpinn  Iiir-7I1B1U  '_">._ "Ll* ������������������������������������������������**���������'��������� w  ��������� ������  Vallpv"  r *s_.__u ~  which is mpidly coming to the^front  and proving  to   he   the _. Banner   District   of   British   Columbia.  We   have  listed "foi*  sale   Choice   Lots  over es YEARC  EXPCniCWCE  _-4i^ir^^^^  - I  Alio   -^--SiPEByTgAL ������  hr-S  ind  Trade Marks  DESIGNS  Copyrights Ac.  Anyons sending a sketch and description may  *W!cl���������y asceruiin our opinion free -trtether an  Invention la probnbly vatentablo. Conimanlca-  tlons strictly coiindei-lul. HANDBOOK on Patents  sent free. Oldest oponcy for securing patents.  patents taken tbrottRb^ Munn & Co. receive  specuu. notice, witnouo cnange, uiua  Scientific mw\m.  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Bl-AKHJ  Minister  ���������S28  CATHOLIC OHUROH  Mush 10:30  Bouediotoin 8*,.������.0  Every first Sunday ol' the mouth.  lfii*-iciY}.i!-aO. MX.  Sunday School every Sunday at 2:30  ���������^XX0  1   \/OU  will  make  Kb      j       when you get  I if you sign th  JM  The Leading  Hotel of the  Fruit    Belt  no mistake  off th������ train  the register at  the Creston Hotel. Travelling  men will substantiate this. We  study the comfort of our guests.  The rooms are well furnished in  a rnanner up-to-date.  Headquarters for Mining Men,  Lumbermen, Ranchers, Tourists  and Commercials.  h B>a Moran  i-<_*'2_:^&^&^������_L:2_;������^������������;2_-.    ������������������^���������^'^���������^���������^���������^���������^���������>Si*,:iafr ���������_*,j__"^i i  jjjrr-  r-^sr.si  'W  i-4$-\  ...  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Tlio Idcn of luutiml aid among anta  la pronoiinccil by M. Cornote, n Tronch  -jniouioloKfHt, to bo nn Illusion,   lu hlu  obsoi'vnltiuiH, 11 HlriRlo nnt drags n load  .ii^iiui^        ir.^M*.*M       I lit*       friraH       *0U*'      ,,4.^.^1  othciH tnko bold of tho object thoy  liull In dlffiueut iSlrcctiona, aud blow  progroHH In iniido.  vji Send Your Wants to Us  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  Job Printing  Tlio nrnln of Ivlirnr Ih notlilnn olno but  not to bo truH(<*d nny moro. nor to imi  ���������.MHIt'VM.I    WIKMI    WV   Htty    I'lH   lllllll.-IJW  I Walter Scott  -is  *4f>*  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  to  ���������t*s  _--  WW  BHnir in Your Order, to the  *--** ������������������  ^y^������A'-^*j&,-aS'r3_>'*T-? S9frC     ^^^S -^r^a *J^'JS^ A������_^'^��������� ^-a*>������-3|#gj^  *__���������__> *SS ^^S*^S ��������� ____^-> ___���������# * ____**-' *__w^^S__* ^___ *     *___m^ *Sw * *m0 * __m^ * ___^ ��������� _m^-> ____^ ��������� ____#* r^S ��������� ____#������^_S5 ^__9wb^*  tP^^^      mS^     P^^^     0^^      ^^*~     ^^^*      ^^m^ "^ ^^^ ������������������- r - a 9^^^       ^"^ "^^"^       ^^���������^      ^^^^      ^^^*       ^^^      ^^^    00m      JR���������^ ^n^  to  to  %���������*.*������  ,HUri*.lit'Mm���������MniiiiiM'mwiiU'ii* f...  ^TJ.  THE   CRBBTON ' REVIEW,     CBESTON, . B. C.������  SB _S_   _S_T -______-_.  Comprising 125 Acres  GRANDFORKS, B. C.  \ Plums  WEST CRESTON NEWS  Cherries  Cellared-  1  -Roots in earth, no danger of winter killing  "We can hold your trade."  Established ISOObythe HON. MARTIN BURRELL  minister of Agriculture  ALL STOCK DELIVERED TO YOUR RANCH AT CATALOGUE PRICES  | For Catalogue and Price list, write to���������  WALTER V. JACKSON, Agent, Creston, B. Q.  The  I  ���������  I  I  I  |  M  Limited  __f _?S^*������ nnorrantti* L.O  ���������fll/>  f   *  Mr. Logan and Mr. Moore were callers to Oreston one dny this week.  Mr. Frank Tompkins Manager for  HuscTof t k, Co's Stock Farm has taken  leave of Absence for n few days Mr.  Maurice Gilbert has fulfilled his place  during his absence as Maurice is an ox-  pert amongst stock.  Mr. Fred Hurry the Ferryman is kept  busy driving driftwood off the cables as  the river is rising.  Messrs English Middleton and Wright  were kept busy for a couple of dayirthis  week cleaning out Middleton Greek.  George Sooniour of. Mountain View  Fame was confined ; to the house this  week with la grippe.  James "Longone of Creston's old tiners  is spending the happy hours cutting'  dowu the evergreens. James says he  will be a raucher yet.  George Seymour and Jack  #% 1 g% |_        JF a! g%   ���������      .   * '0* '   ���������*-  ���������V     __ __ _k_ __, W*.m 0m. mm. *������,B ^_. S_3 ���������b. s=���������        c_bE____ 5_ B mm. mmm mm.  mmm,     "r. _   ��������� ��������� - ��������� ��������� ���������m.   mm. m.  dscusp mm iur \m spring dowuig  ������________________B_*M������*������^^  If you want good crops you MUST Have Good Seed. There are some  Seed Houses who have built up an International reputation. You are airways safe in buying theif Seeds,     WE SELL THEM-  flcKenzie's Vegetable and Garden Seeds In package and bulk*  Steele, Briggs Famous Seeds.  Simmers Seeds.  Common Red Clover, Mammoth Red Clover, White Dutch   Clover,  Alfalfa..       Timothy Seed.  4  Jr������f_������_������    ������^-**_S������S_������  Q*  \*-m CX*m'*m I  'ftJV'l ���������*.!  MERCHANT  compnuied by Merle who ia delighted at  Are Prepared to  Sunnlv Your  Needs for  Spring Seeding  |MU1UU((CU  Tt. ..O 4 A mt X.  XXI0.X*XX.J  .  Stevens j vuw pruapww   m  were Creston callers oue day this week.   His place is boiug filled by Mr.   Doner,  Huscroft Bros, arg, now busy preparing  to occupy their  stock farm across  tho  Vltfa-r*  Leave your order uow for ft setting of  Single Comb Rhode Island U������d eggs.  15 eggs for $1 f������0' Guaranteed pure bred.  Order early.    Apply Crouton Review.  of Oranbrook.  When you want vour noxt job of  priuting done,'no matter what the job  is, bring it to the Review office. Wo  guarantee a first-clans job and our  prices are rightY  Bki r- xAB r*������  fi*CH?*9  re-  Mrs. C II.   Black atul  daughter  turned to ruck Greek Saturday.  Mi*s (.).. Wigen   was a Crestou caller  *p,  seed  grow���������  We inake it a point to buy the most reliable  suitable for our district^ handling only reliable  ers and importers products, including D. M. Ferry's  Steele Briggs Co., etc., Earliana tomato seeds iu packet  and   bulk.  In garden tools we have several new kinds of  Hoes,Cultivators, Etc.. Planet jr. Cultivators and  Seeders combined. The celebrated Fleury's One aud  Two Horse Plows with Cast or Steele Share?.  ''titi^i^ojptiinon'^Red, Mammoth, and White Dutch Clover  Seed j Alfalfa, Alsike, Timothy and seed wheat. Suphnr  and Lime  for  spraying.  w*.o*t������������ ���������*������  ������The  Mercanti  Limited  Miss Alice Can- spent Sunday visit*  iug friends at Dnok Creek.  Messrs. .Tack and Billy Johnson,  Carl (Unison, T. and D. Butterfleld  -were among those who enjoyed the  hospitality of the Irish on Tuesday  night.  O.J. Wigen and Mat Hagen were  Creston callers AVednesday.  Plowing and land clearing i*i the  oider of tli*-; day among the ranchers  here now.  luour-id Wigeu's* saw mm and box  ���������'-letoiy is iiow well on-the way to success. The saws were running for  awhile on Tuesday and he ttu-aed out  some good lumber.  Mrs A. C Hook was a Creston caller Wednesday.  A Homamade Sled Brake.  A sled brake can be made, as shown  in the accompanying illustration, tbat  wiii take the ioad from the team when  descending hills. To make this brake  a round bar. A, ls fastened to tbe front  bob with heavy eyes, as shown at B,  ~- yr  iv /r_  lvxeei.ivxe  AT THE  For a nice Cup of Tei with  Cakes to follow  New Stock of Chocolates just  opened  up.  Fresh Roasted Peanuts  Bread 15 tickets for $1.00  It is just as well to say plainly that  if the Rev. Prof. W. W. Andrews of  Regina is correctly rpported as saying,  before the social service congess that  "there is none better to mix without"  blood thau the oriental," he is not expressing the sentiment, of the great  mass of Canadians. A white Canada  is one of the foundation principles ou  which - this nation is being built.���������  Toronto Globe.  nrni-nrr  ��������� ������������������*������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#������������������������������������������������������������������������������������������#  FRUIT TREES  AND 0RNAHENTAL5  Coldstream Estate Nurseries  VERNON, B. C.  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  4  ���������  4  +       For further particulars apply to our local Ageut.  ��������� J. Blinco, Box _9, Creston, B.C. ���������  a.............i' ���������  ALICE   SIDING NEWS  Mi*. Johu Miller and W. A Pease  attended the Pruning Sohool under  AI. S. Middleton last week and had to  get a team to haul their diplomas  home.  The dance at Alice Siding Club Hall  on the 13bh was a swell affair every  one enjoying themselves dancing uutil  12 o'clock when refreshments were  served by the ladies. Dancing was  then ''continued until 2:80. A large  crowd from Creston and Duck Creek  attended making tlie  dunce a success.  Air. Black from Duck Greek was a  caller at Pease's  ranch on Monday.  Thos. and Doug'as Unbtorfield called  at the same place inn Tuesday eurouti  for tho Irishmnus dunce -it Creston.  Everybody is Irish uow.  Air. Miller has built a, veranda in  front of his houso which adds lo lho  comfort iu the summer.  IT DOES SEEM TOO BAD  To send yonr money out of town for  tho very things our own morcli-mtH  havo for sale. Look what tho govern'  ia doing to holp you compote with the  pioducem of other ouunLiiou.  THIS BRAES RBt_ETBS TH_ -__M.  says the Iowa Homestead./ A square  head should be formed on. the outer  end, over which is placed the lever O,  by which tbe brake is operated.  A iui?; ���������������. ts mfl/lA fo*������t to th'S bar A ���������������3  drops down four or Ave inches with.a  hole in its lower end, to which Is bolted the bar E, which In turn Is bolted  to the dog P. By pushing forward the  lever O the dog F Is lowered below the  runner and catches -��������� in ��������� the snow oi  ground, thus acting as a brake-  A Bald Venus.  The ancient Romans at one time  knew a Venus the Bald. The goddess  was worshiped by that name in a particular - temple after the Invasion of  the Gauls, tbe reason assigned for this  strange fact in antiquity having been  that the brave women of Rome cut. off  their hair to make bowstrings for tbe  city's defensa  Bring in Your Renewal of  Subscription to the  CRESTON REVIEW  rtllluKtt bilfAW-tHKT  PLMS  Hardy Northern grown atock Of icad-  iug varieties propogaied from the R. 1*1.  KELLiOGr strain of pedigree plants.  Price per thousand plants $7.50. Per  hundred plants $1 25. Catalogue sent  on request.  MONRAD WIGEN  Wynndel B. C.  !* Certainly Was.  "Well,-" said a farmer to an Irishman who was employed on his farm,  "I hear that you bad a lively little encounter with my bull yesterday. Who  came off best?"  ������������������Sure, your honor," said Pat, "it was  a toss up."���������London Telegraph.  Hia Only Chanee.  Mother (crossly)-���������Tommy, haven't I  told you yon must not talk when.I a_  talklng? Tommy���������But, mnmma. you  won't let me stay up after you go to  bed 1���������London Sketch.  Pootlo.  "Who is that man,over there���������the  one counting bis Angers?"  "That's Ulobbs. the poet But he  iGn't counting bis fingers. He's count,  ing bis feet.w���������Judge.  FOR SALE. BABY CHICKS  J. D. SPIERS  : LIVERY and TRANSFER:  X Wood for Sale Phone 85  4  Dick JBuvaniH grading thoalloy at tho  back of tho Garagu nnd will now bd  ab-fi to enter or oxit throngh oithor  front or roar door. Wo commend hlu  ontnrpriHO iih an exumnlo to other.*).  A sign of tho Hiiioh Is the exlillilt of  garden toolH thnt Sam Speers hns nt hl>>  store also tho seodHIn.Tacknon'R window  and Dick Bovuii ih looking up tho farm  Implements.  j4hi    jtatk.   jHB-k.   j^^s   frin^������   *a*i   i^^^k   jaams  j|Hk   aaat.   jat*    i^hl    m^ak    .^^*    ,*&,    ,t^*.    ^ak     js^    ^Bh     j^s     ^^     ^a      ^r     ^a     ,^m      .^m  R. M. Hind left Tuesday for a visit to  )<j.. </liI Ijuiiik iti. Tiotii.ou, Cjiiuiju, io oi������  gotio for a couple of wcoks.    He  in  ao-  ���������F  S. O. Whlto Leghorus $90. per 100  R. O. Whlto LoghoruB $23.por 100  S. C, Auconas $93. per 100  Barred llookn $25. per 1(>0  Whlto Wynndottou...,,.. .$25. por 100  S. O. Rliodn Inland Rftdn $97, per **00  R. C. Rhode Island Reds,.. .127por 100  Buff Orpingtons  ,|27 por 100  Cun supply in 25, GO,  73, and 100 lota.  2ots. extra each ou orders of 25.   ���������  Boole ordoi'fl oarly.    AIho S.  6. White  Leghorn  hatching eggs.  Pon Ko.l bondod hy  ObllHvmck  Roy  *B 00 per IH.  Pon No.2hor*.dod by Cranbrook  Boy  m 00 pir in.  Partridge   Wyandottes   1 eadod    by  Provlnoiol Roy $5 00 por  Ifl.  Winnlngafor 1013 ���������17 spocinlo,  and  81  ribbons.  E. H. SLATER  CRANBROOK  GUY   LOWENBERG  OONBULTINO   BnGINBDR  !RESTON  B.C.  JAS. H. SCHOFIELD  Fire, Life and Aooidont Insurauoe  REAL ESTATE, Rfco.  TRAIL     ' -  B.C  TEVEM  Tho Barrels ^-^^n  and Lugs off i>������&3M-  STEVENS kWj.  Double and Single Barrel  SHOTQ.UNS'*- a   ���������rodruP-foivtilln  ���������twcWIy Mltetad ttitt _^-ITMN0UT wh������r������  othtr cum ������r������    jBr tM,t\%1.   Coi-ipart  Sf IV���������t with tui-   Af ������t my wli������r������ nut-. th������  j������rlc������juulnott. >_fv ourQWUlVthroughout, ���������  I  Our OhottUD  C-ttoir ihowt tht  f-mout lln* of Buvim fUiMtUri-Uoubln���������Bin.  Bl<i. ir you unnot obtiln STEVEN8 from your  dt'ler-ltt ui kna*. nnd *��������� will ihln dlncl. ���������������.  ,PNif piwimld, upon rtetlpt of Cautoar Trie*.  I. STEVENS ARMS  A I UUL OUMPAN Y  r.O. Max 1000.  CHlCOfU rAU������. MA**.  ]  Fresh  Lowney's  CHOCOLATES  and  Salted Almonds  iiiley's Toffees  Peters Chocolates  I  Creston D'ue& Book Co.  PHONE 51  ��������� ���������>-���������-���������-���������-���������>��������������������������� m-m-m-thm-mm-m-m^m-i  ��������� i jiii iii.iiiii.il i-'<'iiiiiiil_iliifillWiliil_M������iiii_ii  ������������������������������������������������  MJS

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