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Array Vol. XI.  CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, APRIL 18, 1919   ������/  No. 10  A.sk for Armorv  want rieid ouns  The April meeting of Creston Board  of Trade on Tuesday of last week attracted the largest turnout in years,  twenty three members being on hand  for the deliberations, which were presided over by President Constable.  Interest centred chiefly in the report  of Mi. Constable on his March trip to  Victoria to re-discuss Kootenay Flats  Reclamation with the government, a  very complete report concerning  which has already appeared in The  1 Ik view. Enquiry by wire at Ottawa,  til rough It. F. Green. M.P,, elicited  the information that the resolution re  drainage, passed at Victoria toward  the close of tlie legislative session, had  not, up to April 7th, reached the Dominion authorities, but Mr. Green,  who had been wired the gist of the  resolution, hud discussed it with the  minister of the interior, and that  gentleman hud assured the member  for West. Kootenay that if the resolution was as outlined by Mr. Green undoubtedly the Ottawa authorities  would get busy on reclamation effort.  For the irrigation committee Robt.  .Stark reported that on a yisit to Nelson a few days previous he had interviewed Engineer Biker and had been  assured that after some survey work  had been completed at Grund Forks  the Arrow Creek line sui-ye**-' would be  tinished up.  On motion the hoard unanimously  decided to write R. F. Green, M.P.,  urging him to at once fyle a request  from Creston for a couple of field guns  to be utilized as war trophies and to  t>e a part of the memorial that will be  erected here to the memory of the  soldiers who served in the great war.  Mr. Green will also be asked to interview the minister of militirf. uTid~*r������*-  mind him of a few-years-ago promised  vote of $10,000 for the erection of an  ar.nory at Creston. for the use of the  local company of the J07th Regiment.  Cranbrook and Fernie a.ie asking for a  larger vote sen* tbe same purpose, and.  it is hoped the item will figure in the  supplementary estimates that will be  made up shortly.  Messrs. F. Lewis and R, S. Smith  comprised a delegation from the G.  WW. A. who spoke at some length on  matters in which it was thought concerted action hy both organizations  might have henelicial effect. The  hoard's resolution committee consisting of the president, vice-president  and F. H. Jackson will meet a like  committee from the veterans and dis-  cuss the whole question, and report at  the May meeting.  Some matters to do with improvements to the C.P.R. crossing at Fourth  Street were brought to the board's attention and these; will he taken up  with Snpt. Miiharg on nis next stop at  Creston.  Various surges! ions were made as to  getting more widespread distribution  of tho daily weather forecast which is  now being received from Victoria, but  it was finally decided to have C.P.R.  agent Swanson make two copies of Unreport, the second one to be handed in  at, the telephone central so that all interested who hav.- phonos -can get  the weather probabilities by asking  central to rend the report.  Gany&n Gaty  Mr. and .Mrs. Blair, who have been  living ai I he i'eel,una I ion l-aiin since  early last fall, have moved back to the  ranch here Inst week.  Pole loading operations are  brisk at  l he Siding this    week,    the   Company  having a iiihIi order    for    I.i   carloads    t,  lroni an Allicrt a linn.  'i'i ,.,,...   I,,ai t-      11,        i       i   I  rived and is expected  to    he   installed  anil ready I'm- use alter the Master  \a  fill ion.  .lollll   Woiiil  left   ii  few   day- ai.'o    I'ui  I In ililianU win-re In- e\pici- lo In- i-ni  ployed all   s^-ison    in    tin-    1 Ic-i-hump^  null at t hat p. mil.  the highest-priced box will come to  Canyon. Fred Waylett is to do the  auctioneering which will heip some.  Word has just been received from  Corp. Hilton Young, that he is on  duty at Seaford Camp, and is not expecting to leave England until at least  June.  G. Ferguson, a   Nelson   liveryman,  ] was here the latter part  of the   week,  and purchased   four   head   of   horses  from the Company, and a few head of  cattle from the Rodgers farm.  A. D. Pochin, who has been rustling for orders for nursery stock this  season, bad the bad luck to have most  of his orders cancelled, due to the firm  being sold completely out of many  lines earlier than usual.  Mr. Gilbert of Minnehaha, Sask..  who last week took possession of the  20 acres next the school, is hard at it  now at clearing operations.  Owing to the exceptionally busy  season now on F. Knott is compelled  to decline making the canvass for the  Soldiers Memorial, and Mr. C. Blair  has been named hy the committee in  change to replace him.  l!  t  rises  air  The Women's Institute directors,  who are in again in charge of the  fancy work section at the fall fair,  have completed that portion of the  1919 prize list giving the awards in  needlework, and for the benefit of  those who wish to make an early  start the list is given below. There  are twenty-two items for the adult  competition and half a dozen in the  juvenile department. Awards will be  made as follows:  Machine made Princess slip.  Tatting.  Corset cover yoke in filet crochet.  Hl'irliA'iAn    SIS trmWrax/ti u mxi  Ul6SlUU Hi  r������!ES*������*'l*  The last issue of the Agricultural  Journal just to hand has a compliment  to tender Secretary Lidgate of Creston Farmers Institute, as follaws:  "James A. Lidgate, Creston, has the  largest institute, yet their financial  statement, together with report forms  and list of membership, were the first  lists to reach the department at Vic-  oria this year."  Kaslo board of trade and the post-  office department are having a little  controversy as to whether "New Denver is 20 or 21 miles from Kaslo. That  extra mile imposes an extra charge on  matter sent by parcel post.  -.F^^JSAi^-^TeaoiL^-a^ui.- .J^gaodi-,  shape,   price   right.    Apply   Review  Office.  am -w.*m*mA,gdi  - j" as ��������� a rag  fl**"1*"".- H>* H S S fi**n*s S'm-i  Hand made and hand trimmed night  dress of white cotton.  Embroidei-ed centre piece on   linen.  Button holes made on double white  cotton.  Sofa cushion made up.  Pin cushion made up.  Best pair pillow cases with   crochet.  Best pair pillow cases with knitting.  Pair hand knitted socks  Pair hand knit men's double mitts.  Best darning on worn socks.  Best pieced and quilted quilt made  of cotton.  Best hooked mat.  Towel with filet crochet  Collection of 5 different kinds of  fancy work.  Collection home mending : Darning  on table linen, tare darned on woolen  goods, patched hole on cotton goods,  patched hole on woolen goods.  Collection of crochet work. 5 pieces.  ZJ-......    ~-,.J~     U���������      J -...    1��������� XX���������-.  a-xljlhc iiictULx? uuiiac ia *.-���������������.-*.��������������� xu lzljvisljii.  Fancy tea apron.  Best working apron machine made,  of colored material.  The Juvenile sections are:  Hand knitted socks.  Machine made underskirt.  Tatting edged handkerchief.  Crochet cake plate doyley.  6 Button holes on double cotton.  Patched hole on cotton goods.  This list is likely to be liberally supplemented by special prizes, but those  will not be announced for some weeks  yet.  Juvenile Effort  Features Session  SUNDAY. APRIL 20th  SUBJECT:  "The Living Dead."  Rev  PREACHER  ieiding Shaw  J.  Snefriar faster Mtmft  mmi mr mms mm m mm m       mm-mmm* m*** ���������        -mm m9-afmmt  The C.P.R. mill at Bull River is expected to run night and day this season. For the June drive 25 million feet  of logs and a million ties are ready.  Beef cattle are so scarce in the Slocan and Arrow Lake country that the  bigger butchers are now securing East  Kootenay for a supply of this meat.  Cranbrook board of trade is passing  the hat is an effort to raise S1000 for  publicity purposes this year. Many of  the business houses are putting up $25  Trail is getting ready to celebrate  when the peace treaty is signed. Owing to the flu ban no -jollification was  ���������"���������"���������errnissible in November when hostilities ceased.  BOX SOCIAL  Proceeds to Crestoii Board of Trade Publicity Fund  The April meeting of Creston Worn-  en's Institute on Friday last was largely a juvenile members' afternoon, the  girls taking a prominent part in the  proceedings, and Mrs. M. B. Long delivering an address on "Economy for  Girls." The roll call showed 41 members in attendance.  During the progress of the meeting  the ladies were busy with their needles and succeeded in finishing another  quilt and making considerable headway on a second of these,   both   of  which  will be   given  to   the   Nelson  hospital when the second is complete.  There was quite a generous response  to the H*r,r,ea! for more books for the  library, another dozen volumes were  added, bringing the list up to8i books.  The meeting was briefly addressed by  Rev. T. McCord, who presented a resolution passed at a citizens' meeting the  Monday evening previous, and pointed  out the  need  of an  organization   of  some sort  to furnish   entertainment  and instruction along essential lines to  the young people of the Valley.    The  Institute   concurred   heartily   in   the  speaker's sentiments, and assured that  they would be out in force at the nest  meeting to discuss the project, which  will be held on April 28th.  The following  resolution  was   also  unanimously adopted, and a copy of it  will be sent the advisory board and all  the other institutes in the province for  endorsation  and   presentation  to  the  department of education.    The resolution reads: "Whereas  it is in accordance with  the  best interests and progress of  this  province, and vitallv essential  for the education of  'Is boys  and  girls, that there should be a full  university therein, it  is herewith   resolved  that  we,"'the  Women's  Institute  of  Creston, petition the government to assist to the utmost the completion   of  the scheme for the University of B.C.. which was interrupted in  1914 by the outbreak of the war."  Tha juveniles' contribution to the  afternoon's entertainment was in the  shape of a musical and literary programme to which Miss Kane contributed a 'cello s.slo, and Misses Vivanne  Moore and Edna Holmes piano selections; Miss Frances Lyne. a recitation:  Miss Phyllis Hamilton, a talk on the  Hag: and Miss Hazel Andrew, a review  of the naval light at Jutland.  Tea was served bv Mesdames Ebbutt  McMurtrie and Brousson. The collection of tin* aftei tiiion was .***:* T."i. which  always goes to the Red Cross Society.  At the May meeting roll call will b������  answered hv a quotation from a book,  giving the author's name.  iereanie  9     fl  B     I  ~^Si.t-rSiit.~^&~^  CO���������Q       mxi  Q    18     D  CARDS AT 8.30 PROMPT  ('ASH   PRIZES:   To lady hriiitfino* most nit motive looking 1>ox  and to lady wlio.se !n*x luin^.s I lie highest  |uiee.  Fori; piuzics at oakds.  (Vest on ()rehesl :v.\, will   furnish music during the evening  t lie i.iuk'.s ate iisui'il ni Mt'iii-j, a  oo\ i.Diu.iuuii'j, suuu'ieiii  iiiiuii Im   i uu  50Cc for the Night's Fun  K.  A.    Vaehon      nf     Crestoii      paid  Kitchener a visit on    Wednesday <uul  Thursday,   inspect    C.    15.    Paulson's  new camp, which was opened on Tuesday.  Joe Dubie is no longer tiiimhi*ri*d  amongst our eitizen--. lb- li-fl on  Thursday, for Kiinherley.  ' ir-niK-. Mi*I.i in!, -.vi; *. !-.,'-.:- !���������:���������:���������:��������� wi ���������!���������!���������".-  ! ing for C. Iv. 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B.C*  Subscription : $2 a vear m advance:  $2.50 to U.S. points.  ('. F. Hayks. Editor und Owner*  ������*K'I-"STON. B.C.. FRIDAY. A  every dollar raised can be spent to . erally. Forgott-en almost as readily  gilt edge advantage. At Cranbrook ! as it was passed, Kootenay flats  tlie board of trade is on the rounds ; drainage never seriously engaged  for -������1000���������and in a fair way to get j the attention of Nelson,  it���������to boost that section of B.C. If | And yet, right at the go off, if  the citizens of Cranbrook consider | Reclamation is undertaken, several  PrTis that seetiou of country worth $1000 i hundred thousand dollars   will   be  H@ if������ it  ._ ; worth of advertising, without in  any way deprecating the metropolis of St. Mary's prairie, surely the  -,,, i      ij . ��������� j     a i     i Creston Valley���������the garden of the  1 here should be sounds or revelry !  hy night emanating from Mercantile Hall oi! Monday evening, when  (. .'reston Board of Trade is staging  an old time box social with whist  nnd after-dance accompaniment,  for the purpose of raising funds to  carry on a publicity campaign this j  year.  Laud    buyers,    landseekers,   and  Kootenays���������is    worth   almost   an  equal amount of boosring?  If the ladies wiii aii bring boxes,  and the gentlemen in bidding on  them go the limit in emulating  Crai-brook's ambition,The REVIEW  won't worry at all over the sub-  staniability of the net income of the  affair. Everybody come. In the  way of a good time those in charge  e iquirers for land in the Valley are !   .. tU     ..       .*        , ,     .    ,  ^,  of the  function   have adopted the  many   more   times   numerous   this  year than has been the case for at  least half a dozeu seasons, and generally speaking the prospective  newcomers   are    people    of    some  -    -      - **. 4-X '"T"l,1 * " ���������"I" ' "I ������ J        1  means       .L iliS   is   indicated    iii    the  demand for improved places, and  tlie generous first payments that  are being made.  The board is anxious to keep the  stream of possible residents coming  ���������and in increasing volume���������and  to accomplish! this funds will be  needed for advertising, etc. Although  a respectable cash balance was carried forward from 1918 and an increased membership has supplied  considerable revenue, considerable  expense has likewise been incurred  in pushing Kootenay Flats Recla-  tion and other matters with the  government while the legislature  was in session early in the year.  In other years any time funds  were needed the habit was to pass  a subscription list. For 1919 the  plan is to float a popular fund by  way of Monday night's entertainment toward which, all can contribute modestly but in the aggregate provide the board with a substantial amount of working capital.  No particular sum lias been fixed  ��������� is an objective, but be assured that  slogan,   ' Your   money's   worth   or  your money back.''  The LSetfht is Breaking  "That business men of Nelson should take steps to arrange for an excursion to the  Kootenay Flats was the recommendation of the executive  committee of the board of trade  at a special meeting."  The above intelligence is conveyed in a siews paragraph in Tuesday s Nelson Dail*7 News assd is  indeed, refreshing. Down this way  people have been wondering for  many months past just how long  Nelson business men would continue  to hibernate on the Reclamation  project���������an undertaking that may  mean so much to Nelson business  men if they are live enough to  grasp the situation and act accordingly.  For two or three years now tlie  Nelson board of trade and citizens  generally have been working them-  felves into considerable of a fury  because the provincial government  would not vote a few thousand dollars to be spent in opeuing np the  Ymir road, but beyond passing an  occasional resolution, that was gen-  spent at Nelson's very doors on the  construction of the dam to hold the  waters of Kootenay Lake at a stated level. And with tlie completion of  reclamation the trade of the territory adjacent to Creston will be  available to Nelson houses in many  hundredfold increased volume���������unless it is admitted that Creston  would, with reclamation effected,  rival Nelson as to population and  commercial importance.  In this connection it would be interesting to know why Dr. Rose,  M.P.P. of Nelson, has never on a  solitary occasion to our knowledge  ever had a word to say at Victoria  on behalf of the reclamation undertaking. The matter has been discussed in the house twice, and on  both occasions J. H. Schofield was  an enthusiastic supporter of the  scheme.    Why Dr. Rose's silence.  But, letting bygones be bygones,  The Review is gratified at what  we hope will prove slow but sure  interest in the matter by the business men of Nelson. We hope the  propo.sed visit will eventuate���������and  at a time when the fertile overflowed area can be seen to the best advantage.  the reclaimed Kootenay Flats as locations.    He writes in part:  I am not sure when I will be leaving  here for Canada. The 1st Reserve is  part of the Fourth Diyision. which is  the last division to leave England, so I  am here for three or four months at  least. It is a pity that fanners could  not be returned in time for spring  work, but it does not seem to make  any difference with the authorities.  I am  looking for some information  re   Reclamation   of   Kootenay Flats.  There  are  several   bodies  of soldiers  here who are looking for land in B.C.,  and, of course, I have been busy about  our district.    1  have  been  appointed  upon a committee of the 72nd i*attai-  lion to assist in working out a scheme  for B.C. men who are looking for land,  and managed to get some of the officers interested.     They   asked   me   to  write for information as to what was  being done on the flats, and to get any  literature,  views, etc., that the board  of trade may have prepared, and they  would ask the government what they  proposed doing with the land.    I think  the government would get busy about  it if people from outside like this were  enquiring about it.  I am taking a course iu agriculture  while waiting to be-'demobilised. A  great many are very anxious to take  the government help and try their  luck at farming. We have had a cold  wet winter;   snow   once,   not   much  frost, but very windy.  Stanley Watson, Bill and Bert Ar-  rowsmith, George Huscroft and Clark  Moore are here. There are about  15.000 men in Seaford area coming  from France daily and leaving for  Canada as soon as possible. We are  well treated, and haye no kick coming  in any way���������but it would be nice to  know when we were likely to leave for  home.  I had my infantry training about  completed when the armstice was  signed. I fancy I would have been  home by now had I stayed with the  Forestry corps. Have seen quite a  number of the Creston forestry draft  here in the past six weeks.  Men's and Ladies'  SPRING and SUMMER  f"������"l\4JaiS?ir km Tm  MEN'S in PENMAN'S  [in  r i * - ��������� - *:  ;i ii<!   ! A,';\ wi ���������)���������.-���������  ' 'umliiii'il ion  ;.!  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It is rather unfortunate (to our  way of thinking) that at their  meeting last week Creston Women's Institute did not act on The  REVIEW ..S suggestion of a couple  of weeks ago, and deeide to collectively cooperate on cemetery cleanup day next Wednesday afternoon.  Ever since the Institute decided  to merge its fall fair effort with  the agricultural association exhibition the Institute has had little or  no chance to show what it could  do in the way of community effort,  and it struck us that if the Institute members possessed oF husbands  wonld bring their men folk  along with them to clean up pro  ceedings ifc would not have been  impossible to have given the whole  cemetery quite a thorough renovation, provided, of course, the right  sort of supervision was'in evidence.  While the roading of papers on  league of empire work, getting rid  of mosquitoes, servants in the house,  etc., etc., and the recital of cooking  "reseets' clipped from magazines and  publications of one sort and another, is not withe ut merit, slill If the  organization would elfee.tively convince the Valley of its good oHit'cs  the si tort est anil best route to accomplish this i.s to tackle something  that. jii". the people can admire and  appreciate.  And what olfort could    be   more  praiseworthy than that, of  making  beautiful the city of the elead���������and  keeping il. in    that-    ;-,'itU-.     Due to  peculiar local condition**]   the   orin-  otery has been somewhat neglected  and now that 'hose in   charge of it  are milking a. determined    ell'ort to j  put it, in Hhape it    seems    too    bad  thai,   an    organi/.ition     peculiarly!  adapted to bank up    such    a    good!  work should pass it.    by    with    not i  ��������� ���������'*.'- ii a '.vi ii-.l of i-iiisiini'itdat ioi!. I  I  Advises Soldiers  ���������fM  V ������Hws itihf* nace  Hill-ill  YiHiiij'   ill'  I'aiivnii   <'ilv.  whit  * ��������� ni      .... vs il li i lie  lin-al   Kni I---.I ry  ���������i   ill      'nil   wltn   u.i'.    il.l a i ii.-il   in   \'.\\l-  ' '    I     ��������� ' i ���������*. in il I   i\ i il U .    Ii.i'-     in*.!      lu-i'li  II  i a  i     ai   .  la,I   i  i   i . ,  11 n i| 11 11 '.  11    in.--.  I   I  ||   |  J.T      I   I  |   I       I  ;���������     I      |   I'      I  .  ,1  i I ' il i I   ''.I II 1)1   Ml  nil    i-S pri'l I Iir.  "        I I     I, "I      I     :. n  Mi     li-ti.-r  i  11,  CARLOAD of PORTLAND CEMENT  Car of Feed, including a saxge consignment of AoPe Standard Oats  aiso Seed Wheat and Oats  *-*���������  A. P.  ���������Va A A%A^k "���������*���������<���������������    4  -*k *****     "****"*  Seed OaXs are the heaviest  Oat on the market  Var ������ iisi-LPtifl^ ria.y? -w^.-^^^  Shipment of Nitrate of Soda and  Superphosphate of Lime  owers  LIMITED  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several   Sets   of  Seeond-IIand   Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  Ha  S. MgGREATH  PhSBBSe BS Sirdar Ave.  \mS  'AT / .*k\  ,w  n if  M^-Zim-irmJL  vvM 'J  the jFiguT  es i.  ���������".���������."���������ii'" >  ''���������'������������������>tfii"\  Vs  Notice how the cost���������and tlio  cash value    of thc stamp ad-  vr.nrosonrh month until, on ih,--  1st day of January,  1924, the  ���������****���������      ��������� i /���������. , .   '.      ,  JUOI1U1UUII VI ������olliuuitU.*,|-|i..u.;i;ii  to pay  $/������.t'K> ������nr each W-S S.  4������������>>������ll*l<l^������4#M^  i  Ac-rtffe.:  * 3IZE OF-  W  vtCy  V  i  i.  04  .  t  '~'?^'Z^"&-i-^>*lt*MH NlrMIAM'r'  Ul..Jj....<tUt'll.||| ||if intiini'lHli  li^r^UJ^u^UUiUlUW^Ui ~~ihimm*its  iumsss>iii.0'���������:j-^--Uxi0...  Mimt.iii, irJis>^'(i;ji'1ili*������.,.������ienviUiayiriU'  ���������_M������.���������������^ THE  C3IIEST0.H  jkjsvijSw  :' ��������� "-ii '   . ������'������������������*. '   '    '  ��������� ��������� -���������n^ar.v  -5T~  *��������� i        *'"���������������.���������  OF  Four -of the* eight, copper f urna-yes at  Grand Forks smelter -Ave in operation.  The Herald says business in Cranbrook during March was the best in  years.  ai i^asio much grafting is being  done in the orchards, the variety most  preferrea being tiie Delicious.  In s������x "years, Mr. Warren, registrar  of vital statistics at Trail, has registered 651 births, 219 weddings and 108  deaths. .  iibrary the rather  gives tne  able total  of 84 books.  (-fraud Forks  postmaster  worth   of    War   Savings  March.  Stamps  SpoUO  in  P.  Burns butcher shop at Trail is having a new floor put in.  Greenwood Fanners, Institute is  paying a bounty of $1 a hundred on  gophers killed up to June, and 75 cents  a hundred thereafter.  NOTICE TD CONTRACTORS  KASLO DISTRICT  Sealed tenders ijnarked "Tender for  .Kaslo-AihsWo!rth Road" addressed to  A. E. Foreman, Public Works Engin-  ������'er.Victoria, B.C., will be received up  to 5 p.tn. Wednesday, April SO, 1������19, for  tiie construction of about 4j milt's of  J he above road.  Each proposal shall be accompanied  by ji. certified cheque pavable to the  Public Works Engineer," Victoria, for  a sum not less thau ten per cent of the  tender, which shall be forfeited if the  party tendering declines to enter into  a contract when called upon to do' so.  < >i- if he fails to comnlete'the work as  required.  The cheques of unsuccessful tenders  will be returned upon execution of the  ������������������iHitraet.  ���������Speci-ficatiOris may be seen at the  Goveanment Office, Kaslo. and at the  District Engineer's office. Nelson, B.C.  J. D. Moore, General Foreman,  Kaslo, will be prepared to meet intending contractors at Kaslo. on Wed-  4l4..,rl,l^ rTi4n������,*l    OO        .. X     O    ..     ~v. r. ���������x A    -, -,-,,7...  Ii''4'ui* y ,   fipi la irrj,   xxLi yj ri.&Ki.,   tbitu ca.iJCOi'I!'  pany them over the line of the proposed work.  The contract to be commenced immediately on acceptance of tender,  and completed on or before August  15. 1919.  The lowest, or any tende.i not necess-  arilv accepted.  WM. RAMSAY.  District Engineer.  Nelson. B.C. April 15, 1919  At Vernon the soldiers memorial  may take the form of a swimming  pool and tecreation building at the.  town park.  The Land & Agricultural Co. at Vernon last week sold the P. Burns Co.  sixty head of beef cattle that got them  almost $10,0QU.  At Trail'the G.W.V.A. has a ten-  piece orchestraoftheir own that is  rapidlv getting proficient enough to  play for dances.  C. Head of Vancouver has arrived  at Trail and will teach manual training half a week each at the Rossland  and Trail schools.  The first carload of hogs ever shipped from Grand Forks went to Vancouver on Saturday last. They were  from Rooke ranch.  Grand Forks merchants are closing  their stores at 5 o'clock everv afternoon, except Saturdays when the  shutters go up at 9.  Cranbrook again enjoys the luxury  of promenade concerts. The reorganized town band gives an open air concert every Monday night.  The Graham potato evaporating  plant at Vernon shut down last week,  and is to be converted- into an apple  and prune evaporating works.  t'nie initSis se  ing. The council   is   only  asking   for  $86,000 tb run the town this year, as  compared with $96,000 a year ago.  Two residences have   been leased at  Grand Forks for ofSees   and   quarters  for the to-be   established   detachment  of Mounted Police, which will  include |  a dozen men.  Cranbrook is having its hospital  ball on Easter Monday, with an admission of $4 per couple. Some philanthropic ic citizens donating the music  free of all cost, and are bringing in a  jazz band from Spokane.  respect-  Those just  added are :  g*r Force of Circiinistanees.  Founders of the Empire,  Helbeck of Bannisdale.  Innocent.  King Solemon's Mines.  Lord Jim.  My L.ovets but a Lassie.  Princess Sofia.  Ranges.  Sanctuary.  Sicilian Lovers.  Won by Waiting.  The Wrecker.  The Way of an Eagle.  Clip this list out and attach it to the  one appearing last week and thus haye  a complete catalogue of the books at  present available.  Beet Sugar and  'tnation  By MRS. GARLAND FOSTER  Fourteen more books were added to  the Women's Institute library last  week, the volumes being donated at  the Institute meeting on Friday.   This  BSSSiSSBKaSn  There are 150 in tlie lot.  They are in assorted styles.  There is a good rsmge of sizes.  ���������colors:    macK, brown,  -orey, uuve  These Hats are the product of reliable manufacturers. Made of dependable materials, and will retain their shape. Styles are not likely to change  enough in a couple oi seasons io put these hats our  of stylo,  K:������('h Mat represents 100 ' o*ood value, atid  hacked by our guarantee of money hack  iroods are not satisfactory.  is  if  You  hats.  will  cannot   go wrong  (lome in and sec  convince.  with   one of   these  them.     Inspection  t-m-Vmmx  jvn^i^^^^^m   ^^^m^m^0~t   mf^pn^^^^. ^mmm^mmtm  wmxusmmmr tmsmmtmtmi  700..       fcw44M��������� ,4, ni.i4,uir    mrmmmm iwmitffiKg'taa .mmmxdimMd    TmrnmrnmHx.  lA."" ' "CJJ   |3I M fill |IMW������������������'lilJI|4      -j. ��������� "'���������"WWl  CtCMTP/U     hit PO/^M A M-rr  -"W" 00���������1 ������    m   ���������nm .... m-00       0 0  -   ���������    Government scheme for the employment of the returned soldier emphasize the importance of agricultural development, but side by side with this  must be devoloped industries into  which may be absorbed those men not  suitable for agricultural pursuits or  who are not constantly required on  the land. Where industrial plants  can be established in the neighborhood of agricultural areas they will  have the especial advantage of having material close at hand, and of being able to utilize farm laborers during tiie iuie season*  The manufacture of sugar from sugar beets will naturally suggest itself  as suitable one for a farm in.-? community. Unfortunately very little data regarding production of sugar beets in  B. C. is obtainable, except in such experiments as have been undertaken at  I experimental farms or by private individuals who have made no   reports.  All northern countries are suitable  for the production of sugar beets as  southern countries are for sugar cane.  There is every indication that this in-  dustrv mav become a   profitable   one  - m xj t  for Canada. So far sugar beet pcodue-  tion has been chiefly confined lo the  eastern provinces, and for the last, sixteen years production has increased  each year. Where the crop was about  71,000 bushels in 1916, it incteased to  117,000 bushels in 1917. As high as 20%  sugar in the juice was obtained though  this is a high percentage.  The question of seed is an important  one in growing beets for sugar.only especially improved sugar beet seed being suitable. Two varieties giving the  best results in  eastern   Candada   are:  Vihnorin Improved, 18J tons per acre.  Klein Wanzlehen, log.tons   per   acre.  Government reports for 1017 indicate that while the best seed for sugar  beets was grown in Ontario, the largest percentage of sugar in juice was  obtained from tieets grown in Nova  Scotia and Prince Edward Island. As  the soil of these provinces is largely  alluvial deposit, the soil conditions  would lie similar to that of the reclaimed area. Indeed actual experiments-) at, both Creston and as far as  Harrop on Kootenay Lake West, indicate an equally large percentage of  sugar in beets.  Sugar beets grow in any soil but  best in rich sandy soils with a fair proportion of lime, where {.the roots are  free to penetrate and whore there is  not too much organio matter in the  soil to impair the purity of the juice.  AH these conditions can be procured  at once on the reclaimed land. The  chief drawback here would be that un  sugar beets aro to lie left, in the ground  as late as possible for pin-pose of ripi -  ning. in such rich land they develop j  to such immense si/.e, This can of  cotu'so be overcome by close planting  aud cultivating.  Before seeding   the   Noil   should   be  . i...........a.i,. ..   ...i-.,.i   . i...... vi.   ..i...,   ...,;i  ������rl.i)l*.rl,^iia.ky      44 4 1.  114  4.,     t'i.������.ri.|^������.       ..������,., ....11  should not be worked  while wet, Seed  may be   nmii     from   April   to   May,  though the earlier the better,   as   Ihe  longer the beets have to grow the better the quality of Ihe juice.    The seed  should be covered t liiei'i-iiai leis of an  inch to one and a quartor ini-ltes deep,  in drills ten to  twenty   inches   apart.  Thinning should be undertaken   when  plants are   about   ball' an    inch thick,  leaving I,hem hum six to   nine    inciieis  apart according to the richness of   the  soil. Small beets are   much   richer   in  sii^iir and purer in juice.  To permit the roots of the   plant!! to '  ! readily penetrate Ihe   soil    it   will    be |  j necessary to keep the   soil    loose,   and i  tree fioiu weeds.    None   of   the    beet  sliuul.l   Ik- iillnvv.-il   In .show    above     llic  j^roilllli, as lilis |nniitn.  i-,   ii!.i.i,i:,     ,iin!  !���������,.,.  .i, : ..,;.... .ii.d Wi.-.d.l   !.' ..!.,!  .  in the factory.   The sugar making pro- i  ia-. :   L i'.m * ini    on    in    . In-   Iravi; ���������  ,..,,,1          ,.,||4|     I...   i'*r'(.������ l-l.  nil       I,,       I-,.,..,  the leaves from being broken or injured. The ripening of the beet is indicated by the yellowing of the leaves.  It is essential to leave the roots in the  ground as late as possible if frosts can  be avoided. The crop may be shipped  at once to the factory or kept in pits  until required.  A beet sogar factory Mould cost, for  buildings and equipment, on government estimate, from $500,000 to ^1,-  000,000; and to keep it in operation  would require a total area of 2000  acres in sugar beets, with an area of  85.000 acres available .for general farming-purposes, it will be seen how small  a proportion of land need be set apart  for beet growing in order to support a  profitable industry.  It is possible to make a household  syrup from beets, somewhat after the  manner of fruit juices, which can be  used for sweetining cakes as molasses  is.used. The process was worked out  by U.S. department of Agriculture  during sugar shortage, and is recommended by the Canadian department  of chemistry of the experimental  farms. So that a little garden experiment in growing sugar beets need not  be wasted for want of a factory.  NOTARY F-UBUO  iN&URAeetmdE   ���������     REAL. ESTAT  CRESTON   -   -   B.C.  g h������HS|OPS$S Of** -=,  LAND ACT AMENDMENT  Pre-emption now -conflrsed to -surveyed  lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for .agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions sbolishe-Js  but parties of not more than four -may  *��������� m-m-m. srt tm~~.   tf rxm.   ailla ss**m\ #>   *im>������_a*vii%*1> | An a      *���������������--������*"������������������*&*.  m*~- ��������� ���������vrv-tiQ-w    awj-ax     un^uvvMi.    j^p - *-- - ���������- ' - k |       ��������� - . - =  joint residence, but each making* necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims foe  Ave years and make improvements to  value of S10 per acre, including clo^ring  and cultivation of at least ~ acr-aa, before receiving* Crows Grafitt.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be tranted  Is there any  in  the  House?  This is the first question that ^resents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry ? J  mnine*ttrtv~f\t0i������    #?-JrVTr*T������rC*F  ^^.IXTm.d.a   \~:m00.     40^0 %A������������Crr������  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Bologna, &c.  are always to be had  here. In meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock'  products.  ���������f  intermediate certificate of improveEaene  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent resi&enoa  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvensents tb extent of $800 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or recorfS  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claltmts ta  less than 6 years, with improvement* of  $10 per acre, including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  ^_   Pre-emptor uoiuins v.Onu ur*ui tixmr  record another pre-emption, if he requires land in conjunction with hla  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made and  residence maintained on Crown grSD***'  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homes!tes;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  Por t-frazing and industrial purposes,  areas exceeding 640 acres may be leased  by one person or company.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACT.  The scope of this Act is enlarged to  include all persons joining and serving  with His Majesty's Forces. The time  within which the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one vear from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conciu-iion cf thc present war. This  privilege is also made retroactive.  TOWMS-'E PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ������- ACT.  Provision   is   made   for  the   gran,   to  persons    '.old ing     uncompleted    Agreements tj  Purchase from the Crown of  such proportion of the land, if divisible,  as   the   payments     already     made   will  cover in uroportion to the sale price of  the whole" parcel.    Two or more persons  holding  such  Agreements    may    group  their interests and apply for a proportionate   allotment jointly.     If   it   is   not  considered advisable to divide the  land  covered by an application for a proportionate allotment, an allotment of land  of   equal   value  selected  from  available  Crown   lands--   in    the    locality  may   be  made.    These allotments are conditional  upon   payment  of    all  taxes    due     the  Crown   or   to    any    municipality.    The  rights    of    persons   to  whom  the   purchaser  from   the Crown  has agreed  to  sell are a'.-so protected.    The decision of  the Minister of I-ands in respect to the  adiustment of a proportionate allotment  is "final.    The time for making application   for  these  allotments   is  limited  to  the 1st day of May. 1919.    Any application   made  after   this  date   will   not  be  considered.    These  allotments apply  to  town lots and  lands of the Crown  sold  at  public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial  Government  Agent or  to  G. R.  NADEN.  Deputy Minister of Land i,  Victoria. B. G.  b SEIZOR  W-mJmv* 0  XT.  dm. 00  nil mw \W im. .A W\ jm. ~���������r~ my 4dx\ m * ���������  ~\\m~\ l-O^p'-.-*/  r  ^^OUR banking requirements may  *���������**- be entrusted to this Bank with  every confidence that careful and  efficient service will be rendered.  Our facilities are entirely at your  disposal.  THE CANADIAN BANK  /���������"s.   tr*"��������������� -d���������T    r���������N     VI        XT u        Af V���������������   Vf���������...     -r ���������  vi���������������  or <xj. .;iviiv't-.t������4_r:.  ������i.  ��������� r  11  !!  r i  ZJ  Creston Rrandh. C. G. Bennett, Manager  ,.��������� ,. au.    ���������M*wcJHniAW. iM-tUM. Hi iitltt *sm~1\   W'W  .atttidt-aBiiiiiiiift^  m^������mmmmW������z���������  ���������"-������������������-"���������1.HBI irnnnmiiiiii.i i ~  *     ^ ifirt     >~*mifti^**f)i&)>^x^*,A~ht*������x*X.iX-i  '*^K# iWly^j^,,^ trX" ���������������l^~.\Wfifi!^it^( ^^At'^^'f-^" rt-^ts-ixaiix sihi, .^i.r.ik^m JL Jsii^^ZjirZ'^tSrt,, Jl^iBj^ll^l'i^ ���������^^^xt*\| l^A^.',.-^ I^it^^^ '"- '���������*"' ���������"a"r** *** '''*"���������*' "*" "W**1'  iffM*-^.-^^  -'-   - "-       x-.^..., ���������^���������-���������-������������������-'���������-���������������^M^W-.MW������-^i^^4W'*f-wjW|iw'*l.lM*��������� Sm������AttV -��������� THE  CRESTON   BEVIEW  Local and Personal  Clothes baskets at Maivson  Bros.  Special value  in    a  -.et, torquise pattern.  52-piece   dinner  Mawson Bros.  Easter egg dyes at Mawson Bros.  We bundle the -.veil-known Nugget  ranges, Willi reservoir.���������Mawson  Bros.  Mrs. W. H. Parrel! is spending a  few days this week with Cranbrook  friends.  For Sale���������Team "Wagon,    in   good  shape,    price   right.    Apply   Rkvikw j     Reg. Watson left the latter part   of  Office. ! the week to spend a few days with old  Sheep For Salk���������Six sheep with  lambs, $20. Applv Natborst. Wvtin-  del, B. C.  I). W. Briggs of Portland, Oie,  president of the Canyon City Lumber  Co. Ltd., arrived on Tuesday on a business visit-  good  social,  Too good to miss,   and   for   a  cause:    Board    of     Trade    box  whist and dance in Mercantile Hall on  Monday night.  J. K. Pettigrew of Cranbrook arrii-  ���������ed on Wednesday with a car of effects  and will take chai'ge of Mrs. Mead's  ranch for this year.  For Sal,e���������Four wagon wheels and  l wo axles; would do to make a spr.i y  cart with. Also team plow. Pochin  (Canyon), Erickson, P.O.  Miss A. Doyle returned from "Nelson on Monday and has resinned her  position on the office staif at Ihe Creston Fruit Growers' Union.  Tbe most for the least is the way  one citizen describes the Easter Mon  ilav night box social, whist and dance  in Mercantile Hall. The whole night's  fun for half a dollar, with Creston orchestra, music.  friends at Cranbrook.  i  All places of business are closed today (Good Friday). Monday, however,  will be a day off only for the bank and  postoffice.  Mrs. John Spratt and two of the  children were visitors with "Nelson  friends over the week-end, returning  on Wednesday.  Creston Red Cross Society is wind-  up the present season's operations  with a whist drive and dance on Friday eyening. May 2nd.  14 more books were turned in an the  meeting on Friday afternoon, and the  Women's Institute library is now-  possessed of S4 volumes.  The trustees have decided to take  the full ten-day vacation for Easter  this year, the school closing yesterday  and will re-open on the 28th.  Good supply on han  but secure it earlv  4S>  owing to   demand  and    shortage    of  shortage  llesin.  i  /.  mng^mmm.  Drugs    Stationery    School Supplies  Vou will Hud it quite advantageous to select your foot u "ur  her.-.  \Vf      Sj-|."i;lli/.t'     nil      tlie     ln'St.  grades    and    from     tlie    staiil-  (i lint   of   lit,    app  sr-M'V'I'i  >' .. '���������,  nf  it  1'.!.  pay  ii-aii<-.'    aiiu  \ i ill    To    fj-i't.  i piia-d/i- die  **3**"*1 Q  mm      im |Mri iMiMini  w  1 BUG!  M  Dr. Cartwright  of   Calgary,   Alta., j  a former Creston resident,   i.s   here   a  few days this week looking after some  ranch proporties he still retains.  Foil Sale���������Observation beehive and  a case of stuffed animals, including a  lynx, skunk, gopher, and a couple of  birds.���������J. Wearmouth,  Erickson P.O.  Creston Methodists   will   have   bnt  one service on Sunday.     It will be   at  11 a.m.  Paster Shaw lias to take   service al a Cranbrook   appointment in  the evening.  The sale of War Savings Stamps at  Creston for the month of Ma.-ch totalled $lU0.,At Kaslo the oaie ran to $215.  At Erickson Postmaster Telford dispose d of $15 worth.  John A. Hyde of Peaehlund, B.C..  formerly in partnership with O. Cartwright in the Erickson Lumber Co.,  was a business visitor here a few days  the fore part of the week.  Valley ranchers who are interested  in the daily weather report   can   now  iCTU.I.1.1      LUC       lUieC.lBL'S       liil IrW trlULi^ -iOUl  hours ahead by calling   up   telephone  central any time after 10 a.m.  Miss   McKay,   accountant   for   the  Beattie-Noble   Co.,     Cranbrook,   was  here a couple of days the   latter   part  j of the week,   opening   up   si   new   of  I books at the Creston Drug ic Book Co.  | After a three weeks' holiday with  ! his parents Here on his return from  | overseas*.. Leu. Mawson left ou Mon-  i day for Wycliffe, where he resumes  ! his position as section foreman at that  j point.  There are now 82 automobiles own-  ' ed bv Valley residents, the newest  i ones being a Dodge car which Monrad  j Wigen brought iu from Spokane last  j week. So far iii auto licenses have  ' been issued.  Services in Christ Church on Sunday next will include a celebration of  ��������� Holy Communion at 8 a.m., and the  usual morning service at. 11 o'clock.  Being Easter Sunday there will be  special music.  I*. K. Hurry, who is iu charge of the  .Kootenay River ferry, left on Tuesday tor Halcyon, where he intends  .-.pending a week or ten days taking  l lie bat lis. A new cable for the ferry  is expected short ly.  Wednesday afternoon next is   clean  up day at, the Creston cemetery, God's  acre can   stand   considerable   tidying  .up. and it is hoped there will hc a good  .turnout of Vallev citizens    to    lend   u,  hand at t be good work.  Mi. Mill, who hails from Cranbrook,  arrived on Tucsihiy, and has taken  possession ol the Wiles place in town.  lie 1.1.1 poult rynian, anil has brought  ijiiiiea iiiiniher fowl, intending to go  ind i chicken raising herr.  Miss Zalla Johnson was a week-end  visitor with friends at Nelson.  Mrs. C. G, Bennett is spending a  few days with Cranbrook friends this  week.  For Sa*le���������Good ranch horses, low  prices. Canyon City Lumber Co., Ltd.  Creston.  Milk Cow Wanted���������One just  freshened, or about due to come in.  Enquire Review Office.  For Sale���������Imperial chicken raising  outfit, 120 egg capacity, brand new,  $24.50. Mrs. J. B. Kennedy, Victoria  Ave., Creston.  K. Walmsley has rented tbe store  next the postoffice, lately accupied by  jeweler Orr, and is fitting it up for a  real estate office.  C. Hilton, a Yahk rancher, was here  on Fridav last in quest of a few young  pigs and a saddle horse. He was out  of luck in both respects.  For Sale���������Three high-producing  registered Holstein cows, fresh, and  will freshen within the next few days.  ���������G. O. Rodgers, Creston.  There will be a children's service on  Sunday next, Easter Day, at 2.80 p.m.  and Sunday School at the Parish Hall  at the same hour eyery Sunday.  The intake of work at Red Cross  heanquarters on Tuesday was as  follows: Amputation socks from Mrs.  Oook aiid Mrs. Cosn1i-'ton 2 "os-irs socks  from Mrs. Edmondson. Mis. Stark, 1  women's jacket. 2 child's petticoats  from Mrs. F. Staples, and 3 petticoats  from Mrs. Mallandaine.  ������������������I ��������� .,������������     s~  Lr>\4X p.     .XT  ^rence ivxasweu ten; tne !ac-  n-.*. ^-^i-   Tr,*   Vancouver,  *Stbawbebries���������Pedigreed strawberry plants ; Senator Dunlap and  Magoon.        Hardy,     northern-grow  "~'V7  J  stock.    Monrad Wigen. Wvnndel  A good partner for supper guaranteed all who attend the Board of Trade  box social, whist and dai.ee on Monday night.     The admission is 50 cents.  Among the features of the special  Easter music at the morning service  at Creston Methodist church will be a  'cello solo, "The Lost Chord," by Mr.  J. K. Chorlton.  J. A. Bell, from near Edmonton,  Alta.. who has been looking the Vallev over foi* a location has rented tiie  W. Muir house and expects the family to arrive shortlv.  Creston Board of Trade at its April  meeting decided to request Ii. F.  Green, M.P., to secure at least two  field guns for decorative purposes  with the soldiers memorial.  The Red Cross intake this week was  a matter of $2���������proceeds of the Tuesday afternoon tea. The ladies decided  to send $75 to Vancouver to the returned wounded soldiers' fund.  The Bank of Commerce is distributing a very useful and handsome looking calendar, running from April, 11)19  to the same month next year. Bank  customers are asked to call and get a  copy.  "ii. Sinclair, one of the members of  the members of the Creston   Forestry  Draft well known in town, arrived on  i-i  Capt. J. A. P. Crompton, who since  his return from overseas about three  years ago, has been at Victoria and  % ancouver ou militaty school and hospital service, returned to Creston on  Sunday accompanied by Mrs. Crompton and Master Frank, and will be remaining here permanently.  The ladies of the Presbyterian  church are planning to hold a reception for the returned soldier1*! of the  congregation on Friday evening, April  25th, in the church. A very cordial  invitation is extended to the soldiers  and their friends, also to all members  and adherents of the congregation.  H. K. Oatway left on Sunday for  Calgary, Alta. , where he will represent Creston Valley at a conference on  Y.M.C.A. matters. That organization  is going to have another roundup of  funds next month. Last year the Valley guaranteed about $1400, but as  yet only about $900 has been   paid up.  E. A. Ahlm of Youngstown, and A.  Ayelson of Didsburv, Aita., were visitors here on Thursday, looking the  Valley over for a possible location.  They had spent the winter at Victoria  and the boosting Gordon Smith had  done for the Valley was the means of  having them stop off to size things np.  Looking fine and dandy Pte. Clark  Moore, a member of the Creston Forestry Draft, reached home yesterday  from the west, having got his discharge before coming to Creston. He  was on duty in Germany for a time  after the signing of the armistice, bnt  looks none the worse for the illness he  contracted there early in the year.  The canvassers for the Soldiers  Memorial Fund are on the rounds this  week, and is hoped the good work  will be completed in time to enable  the committee make a statement not  only as to the amount guaranteed, but  also what form of memorial the majority of the subsc-ibers favor, at the  meeting on Wednesday evening next.  ter part oi tne week   tor  where he will undergo further hospital treatment on his arm before   being  discharged.   Jim Longjarrived   home  from Vancouver, having   obtained his  discharge, on Saturday.  Stumping operations are quite brisk  here. R. Lamont has his horse machine at work on his lot next the Pen-  son place, while Frank Staples has his  Fordson tractor on the same job on  his 20-acre tract between here and  Canvou.  Miss Kate Boffey, who was spent,  the past month with friends at Three  Kills and Calgary Alta., arrived  home on Tuesday.  Miss A. Markwick of Medicine Hat,  Alta., arrived on Tuesday, .ind is the  guest of Mr. and Mrs. Cotterill.  Postmaster Telford reports the sale  of almost $15 worth of War Saving  Stamps during the month   of   March.  Miss Gladys Porter lefi on Wednesday to visit with friends at Corvallis,  Wash.  Wm. Robinson of Nelson, who has  lately been named fishery inspector  for Kooter.av, was a visitor here on  Thursday last, and according to his  ruling only char may be caught at the  present time, the regular fishing season not opening until May 1st. Hitherto the impression has been that in all  streams flowing into Kootenay Lake  the fishing season was open all year  round.  W. Gower of Coleman has taken  possession of the Bysouth raneh,  which he has leased foi* a year. If this  part of B. C. agrees with Mrs. Gower's  health it is his intention to purchase  a ranch and remain permanently.  The C.P.R. has a work train at McNeillie at present cleaning ont the  ditches and also loading out gravel for  use on construction at Yahk.  Mr. and Mrs. Bysouth got away on  Wednesday to Kuskanook, where they  have a ranch and are going into cattle  and dairying.  "Watch foi- the Erickson delegation  at the box social on Monday night.  LAND FOR SALE  Fruit iands in the Creston Valley.  5. 10 and 40-acre tracts, partly improved.    Apply Rkvikw Office, Creston.  FOR SALE  5 acres, partly improved, Al land,  level, ideal for home. 1?. miles from  postoffice. Applv MRS.'C. MOORE,  Creston. B.C.  White Lakeside Balmoral  un i  tam  q* vc-inE.  I HII    DHIOIUl-  ,i,i,  hi.  u ft I MfiDI!  umliviuiihL  'Il II.'.'      .       ':,l|  a.-, mil    ,i.u...  The first of the l.ll'ldanilelions made  I licii-appearance last week, and the  'inp ut I In-se promises to be well up to  ilu- -i a i ii i.i i il of ni her years. Owing fn  a n a lunula ui -e of moisture gardening  opi-i'i'itK n-.i i-i- not, yet  under   way    in  ' ���������i\Y II.  ��������� i a I    I*.;  'I   IM    III  -1 I'l'  l  I.  ���������v I  ,1       I,  services   will   he eon-  >sliyl i'i-i,iii   church on  i-rvici-.-:.       .Morning  ( i Hue. mm'   i hi'  plain  where   I he  l-ivi-uine-     i e*-;t,     "���������Their  ii ii -II lo I h<'iii as idle I aim-, ami  -iii I i 11 ��������� 111 n 111.''  White and fan HOVER  DtillllUKllo  na i'i  trxm  IU I  "   I   r>   T   T 4~v  11-)-  ��������� ii1  V   11  '    '. ��������� I  V .1,  .1 ...  I,i-i  ia i  m<* $IOHi������ I'm-   puli-  I uis    yea r.    \'\V    leave  a I'- la i\\ un ich 1 he ( 'i'1'v  III I'i have. I hen 11 o  ' ii il i n;.' I I ie I ii i.i ii I i il'  i.il < la lire on M i milaV  ������������������I i-.inl .1,'   I I,ill.  I'     I   1.4  or  Ladiee* Wiiite Pumps  <���������' ilr.en-Ill |i iii  I. \ I.I I   i   I 111 I I .11  .11.,.'    I,. 11111.  111 111        I'll     I',  I I ,   I , .      I        I  ll ������ll-el  I ii.i,,  pill I  al I a I 11 .��������� i ���������  . ail I I lul  I .eniiel I  uesdav after getting his discharge,  and is renewing old acquaintances in  Creston.  Ladies bringing boxes to the board  of trade whist and dance on Monday  night are reminded to put their name  somewhere in the box so that the purchaser can readily claim his partner  for supper.  Jas. Stocks, who returned a couple  weeks ago from an extended visit in  Ontario, is getting things in shape to  erect a small bungalow on the lots he  recently purchased near Holy Cross  Church rectory.  At the business meeting on Tuesday  afternoon Creston Red Cross Society  decided to continue the weekly meetings for the rest of the month, but  starting with May the regular sessions  will be but once a month.  Tickets are now being hustled for a  rattle for a pair of Toulouse goose by  the nuance committee of the Hoard of  Trade, the tickets selling at two bits  each. The drawing v. ill be made at  box social on Monday ni-^ht.  Th'ie is a steady demand for houses  to rent in Creston, and at the present  TllK lil'*viicw can get track of but,  one yacant dwelling. Katteh houses  for relit are equally scarce. 11)11) promises to be the best building year for  several seasons past.  It i.s proposed to complete .Soldiers  Memorial Fund canvass hy Saturday  night. For the convenience of those  whom the canvassers have been unable lo see the office of the Fruit  Growers Union will be kept open un  lil ID o'clock Saturday uighl.  I). II. Linn of luusifree, Alia., has  lenledthe store opposite Alirahelli's  shoe shop, and intends spending the  next few months here intending to  delinitelv settle if he can get ,a suitable pro pe i-l v. lie is a former < 'rest on  eil i/en, who left, about ten years ago  lor Alberta.  Thc Faster .Monday al I ract ion is a  liox .social H'hisl and dance in .Mercau-  I lie ll.ul, for I he henelil, of the Cres-  I * oi Hoard ol Trade puhlinty fund.  The .admission is ,'iU ceni.-.,   Creston or-  ellimli.i   Ull|s|e.       This    |s   a    good    CIIII.NC,  and I here will lie a ;-uo,| I in in.    I'*very-  i H nl v w e|i on ie.  Pte. Piggot, who was a member of  the Creston Forestry Draft, who is  just back from overseas, is spending a  few days here with his sister, Mrs.  Rosendale, accompanied by his two  children.  E. C. Southwell, who has been at  Vancouver the past few months, was  here this week. He intends leasing his  place for the summer and returning to  the coast again.  Monrad Wigen got back on Thursday last from Spokane, where he has  been attending commercial school. He  made the trip in a Dodge car wdiich he  has purchased.  E. Uri, who is in Spokane taking  the government schooolcourse in motor and tractors, was here a few days  last week, returning on Sunday.  Mrs. Cotterrill of Lethbridge, Alta..  arrived this* week, on a visit to her  mother. Ai'-s. Utidd.  Reg. Thompson, at one time running a poidtrv farm on the Mutton  place near S. .Moon's was here a few  I days last week, after two years overseas service, lie has gone to Calgary,  but is expecting to return shortly.  The young folks hail a very successful dunce in the schoolhouse on Saturday, with quite a good turnout from  Creston. Tne door was in line shape,  nnd wiih some assistance from Canyon City on the musical end the alVair  was most eujoyahle.  Wit h two autos here and more nf  them at Creston Wynndel will cert ���������  iiuilv lie represented at the box social  on Monday night, and the bidding  will have to be decidedlv brisk if a  Wynndel lady does not land the prize  for the highest priced box.  but-  ���������*���������?% **  aseiier  mmtmjmmmmm^rnmmtm������Mwi~ssa^*tM-������iit0)T,vm0  EKgrrcijria!^  Our O'lram't!! is now  complete, and we can  take care of your  overhauling and  pairs.  (live us a trial  be satisfied.  re  am  Building permits a'    Trail   for   Feli-  vuni'V and .March were only $1,000.  CRESTON  <-   i-  ���������u on ot   i he   CH v Traiisl'rr,  I'.RING VOUR CAR TO  \m ~m  I        ;'       '.|.   I. ,.  I ������ , ..        II    .   ���������   .  stud  '   '   ' ' " "'     '   ' ' '        A'   I    nil.    U a   ���������  . 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