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 YoCM  CRESTON, B.C., FBIDAY, FEBRUARY, 14, 1919  mamm  BSS5  Union Re-Elects  1 ^^"EPS  The most- harmonious and all-round  ^satisfactory annual -meeting of Creston Fruit-Growers Union. Ltd., was  the 1919 gathering in the Auditorium  on Tuesday afternoon, which was in  charge of President Compton, and an  attendance of about 75 of the share-  ho!ders.  The president's address was verbal  and very brief. 1918 had been by long  odds the best year the Union had ever had, and even better things were in  prospect for this year, to provide for  which the directors were arranging  for a w-irehouse at Erickson to adequately handle the eyer-increasing  volume of business there. Some improvements in the way of increased  accomodation will also be provided  at Creston. Mr, Compton thanked  the growert for the increased support  , the Union had received and the utmost confidence that had been shown  in the office staff as well as the directors.     ,���������������������������������������������*���������'���������  Owing1 to Manager Staples having  been culled to "Vancouyer for a meeting of the B.C. Fruitgrowers Association special ct mmittee that is preparing to fighf the increased express  rates, ths manager's report was read  by J. W. Hamilton, and will appear  in full iii our next issue.  Mr. Hamilton had a earefully-p re-  pared statement on the year's financial statement, which had been duly  audited, saying, in part:  Lion wicn your .Balance nneet  ......|/^rv(..uu^u   ULJIO    JCttl'  Tnenrst item or interest in connects the  or tne fun-  tingency Loss Account. This account  was originally created to provide for  sundry accounts in your ledger which  were of ��������������� very doubtful character.  Some of these have been on yom  books since 1913. At the end of 1915  it was thought advisable to create an  account to provide for them. These  old accounts have again this year .been  carefuiiy revised and as there is apparently very little chance of your recovering anything further from them  they have been written off. The necessity, therefore* of your Contingency  Loss Account ceased to exist.  The mortgage loan of $1000 on your  real estate becomes due in April, and  as we have ample funds in hand there  will be no difficulty in meeting it  when due. The disappearance of this  loan will relieve you of quite an expense in interest which you have been  payingon . a non-revenue producing  esset. Reserve Fund of $1000 is a new  account created this year. I will refer to it again more in detail as to the  function of this account later on.  Accounts payable only stand at  $419,02. and since making np your accounts they have been paid. Turning  to the Assets side of your balance  sheet the yalue of your real estate has  been reduced by a sum of $110 from  tho figures it stood at in 1017 for depreciation. Tt is difficult, to arrive at,  a just valuation of this property, but,  until you commence to utilize it for  your business it, is as well to include it  in the policy which has now been inaugurated of allowing a portion of  your1 yearly earnings to be used for  depreciations.  We I)i������ve also treated your- warehouse in like maimer and have written off m sum of $200 to cover depreciation. At, tin* present, time you could  not, erect it similar building for the a-  tnoiint the present one cost you, bnt  il. as well Lo take time by the forelock  uo that when costs of huildi'-.g material and labor drop to normal again  your building will not show an inflated Vji.tiKi ill your balance, sheet.  Accounts receivable is Jfil2l.*:.0H.  This is very much larger than we  should liave liked to   have seen   out-  amount paid   in   1917.   To,   however,  handle your very large increase of business it was neccessary tp have almost  continuous extra  help   in   the   warehouse at Creston, besides extra casual  help when carload lots began to move.  We also had to cope quite a large volume of business  at  Brickson,   which  necessitated   an    outlay   in    salaries  largely in excess of previous yeai'S.   It  is interesting, however, to   note   that  for salaries and commissions   paid   in  1913 $3&34.    In   1914   $3702.    In   1915  $2993, in which   years   your   business  made quite substantial losses,   and   it  was not till   1916  that  salaries   paid  were in any way in proportion to your  reyenue.   The next   item   is   General  Expenses Account.    This   also   shows  an increase by $614,   but   taking   into  account   your   increased   business   it  does not show any great   advance;   in  fact we still have a long way to go till  we reach the  high water mark of 1915  when onr expenses reached the sum of  $2389, being about $1000 oyer   present  total.  Ou the credit side you have commissions earned of $12,092.63, and after deducting your expenses, and allowing  for bad doubtful debts and depreciation you carry to your No. 2 account  the respectable surplus of $5768.26.  Before referring to your Profit &  Loss Account No. 2 in detail it will, I  am sure, be of interest to trace how  the first item of S4349.2-1 on the debtit  side of that account is arriyed at.  Omitting the cents, and including in*  expenditure total amount written off  for bad and doubtful debts, etc.,  each year. In 1913 your total  expenditure was $5326, aud revenue  $4303, and the loss of capital shown in  your balance (which included items  from 1912) was $1039. In 1914 your expenditure was $6874. against a revenue of $4098, a further loss of $2776,  which added to previous year's loss of  $1039 brought your capital loss to  $3815. In 1915 your expenditure a-  mounted to $8801, against  revenue of  Duck Creek Has  I   -0.~~\mmY\dmm.���������   AL -���������- J  'L1V61V s^-tavs^SLfieaa  -���������pp.- --  cars leayes   very   few  "Valley for export.   Some of the   fruit  in this car brought as high   as ������2.50  a  box.  Duck Greek bids fair to become  world-famous over night.  Commercial war has been declared between' the two forces known  locally as the Allied and the Central  Power.  The Allied constitute the old,  solid members of the local co-operation headed by O. J. Wigen. The  Central Power constitutes the well-  known trinity headed by the only  residential German in the burg.  You can locate these two almighty armies on the map of West  Kuotenay by moving your finger  alongthe line of the Crow's Nest  Pass Sailway as it winds its way  along the east slope of the famous  Kootenay Valley till it gets to an  equally famous strawberry centre  marked Wynndel.  The Allied forces are understood  to have signed an ironclad ailiance  to fight the Central Power to a  finish if a truce or peace pact is not  signed The Allied forces are now  entrenched Ion both sides of this  branch of the C.P.R., within the  corporate limits of this strawberry  burg.  Tur���������  jxxxa.  t.  mmZdr-^s -m*rm   AtyAr     | ma^Ia  *-~9Si~peg~B. %& "cJn.    & & ���������-"���������&������<*-'"-;  m  xT-*  AT-  tsr. m ~ ~  a .rf%tva"s*ra"a"rff������^o  x~. i/owus return ea on  Tuesday from quite an extended holiday at coast points.  Mr. and Mrs. R. B. Staples left on  Tuesday on a trip to the coast, which  will include stops at Seattle, Victoria  and "Vancouver. Roy is attending a  session of the executive  of  the B. C.  TH !X   AT * !.,x'.x-    ���������.-     XV- _ ,_i.  ter city.  Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Craigie were  hostesses at whist on Friday night to  a company of friends that filled seven  tables, with the evening's honors at  cards going to Mrs. Cotterill and  ���������Tames Maxwell in the high scoring department, and Miss Kate Boffey and  A. E. Penson taking home the consolation prizes. Refreshments were  seryed after cards, followed by other  amusements, with the best of good  times prevailing throughout the eyen,  ing.  A number of the boys front here  who have been working at the mill at  Canyon City returned on Tuesday  night. The mill has closed down owing to a shortage of logs.  $6913, a further loss of $1888. increasing your loss to $5703. In 1916 your  expenditure totalled $3979 against a  revenue of $4368. a surplus of revenue  oyer expenditure of $386, and your  capital loss   of   $5703   was   decreased  by this surplus to $5316.  In 1917 your  expenditure was $4015, against a revenue earned of $4983. showing a further surplus of $966, thus reducing  your capital loss of $5316 to $4349  shown as balance from 1917 in your  present, profit and loss account. No. 2.  The surplus of revenue over expenditure for 1918 is $5768.26. This sum,  therefore, entirely wipes out your capital loss and leayes you with a surplus  of $1419.02.  It has been fully remarked that now  that the Union has done as well they  will pay a dividend, and by so doing  establish confidence. Gentlemen, there  are only two parties that require to  have confidence in the Union. The  first is, undoubtedly, ��������� yourselves; for  unless we have produce for sale our  Union is a failure. What confidence  do you require and must have? That  the Union can aell your produco,;.'.'. air.  a fair market price for it. and finally  bo able to pay yon for it within a reasonable time, and unless we can do this  a small dividend would, I am sure, be  of little use in establishing confidence.  The second parties are the ones  from whom yon purchase your sunnlies  These people are not concerned much  about what, yon pay out in dividends  but. what you have left in your business. It. is essential that, you first, make  your Company financially strong, and  then dividends will follow iu good  time.  Yon have renli/.ahle assets made  I up of bills receivable, merchandise,  cash and accounts receivable amounting to $8218.79. and if you deduct from  this sum the amount, of the mnt-tagc  loan and   accounts   payable (the onlv  And the Central Power opposing  them are by: no means a foe to he  despised, as besides their well-  known propaganda campaign, have  strategeticali. locations occupying  elevated positions and enablino-  it to look down upon its adversary..  You can locate the forces of the  hy  a&tSiS  \-/tfJJ   Iflimtl  \uQy?ev  inore precisely  ~>i- *~ ������������������- - -m mm*  OVIV1   I'll ���������������������,  nf      ��������� rx        TT./-V1 ������������������������������-        r...        "#-!���������������������        ������  t*U       -    -Xt              j-IUlltU              VII                *~m~.\~.                X  about one block S.B. of Mr. Ashle,r  Cooper and. drawing a line in a  north-west to north direction till  yon strike the intersection of Duck  Creek, which constitutes the northern boundarj":, possessed by our only  German TriuTgrower. '  It is considered that in this conflict no submarines are to be utilized���������the water is considered too  shallow���������but commercial cruisers  are permissible. The guns are to  consist of pens : the bullets, strawberries ; and the explosives, brain  power.  It will be a fair and clean contest  and neutral growers are respectfully requested to take their respective positions. The Allied.  EZpieiiSOSB  tfiricksnn has still another appendicitus patient at the Cranbrook hospital. The latest is Aubrey Kemp, who  was taken there on Monday, and underwent tho operation successfully on  Tuesday morning. Mrs. Kemp accompanied him.  Latest word from Cranbrook is thai  Maud Botterill is coming along fine after a similar operation, and Mrs, Botterill will probably be home at the  end of tne week.  \V G. Littlejohn loaded out a, car  of apples and potatoes the latter part  of the  week.    This   with   the   Union  Miss Elliott of Medicine Hat arrived  last week to spend a few days with  Mr. and Mrs. Reece, who are in the  Grady house for the winter.  Paul Ofher is busy these days getting out ix 20-cord suppiy of wood for  tlie school, for which he was recentlv  awarded the contract.  Paul Hagen is around again these,  days after an illness that kept him in  bed for a couple of weeks.  Surprise parties are the order of the  day at* present;)* On Saturday night  Principal Dewar was thus favored,  and a most enjoyable tithe was had.  Who will be next?  Monrad Wigen left this week for  Spokane on a business visit.  H. Rosendale lit?* been busy on the  Co-Operative annual statement the  past week, with the annual meeting  called for some night this week.  O. Riugheim of Bos well is the latest  investor in Wynndel lands. He has  purchased 40 acres front C. Bin fore,  situated near Washout Creek, R. Lamont of Creston putting the deal  through. There is a house on the  place but it is mostly wild land.  QAnother young son arriyed at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. Sam Moon on  Friday last.  Rev. T. McCord is attracting good  congregations to the Presbyterian service he holds fortnightly in the .school-  house.    His next visit is   on   Sunday.  Mr", and Mrs. Rosemiulc entertained  a party of five tables at Five Hundred  one evening last week, when a very  sociable timo was spent. Five Hundred is becoming quite popular, and is  likely to replace whist.  In the absence of President Constable the February meeting of Creston  Board of Trade was presided over by  Vice-President Bevan, and enjoyed  an attendance of fifteen-members.  The business was very largely rou-  tir,e. A "wire "W00 re?d "^^Os-o J^-*" C^1^-  stable, who has been at Victoria, interviewing the government on different  matters affecting the Valley, briefly  relating his success on some of the  more important matters discussed.'  As he will be.home this week there  was no discussion on his report, as he  will he making a full statement to the  Board possibly at a special meeting to  be held in a few days.  A lettei- was read from J. D. Moore *"  the Kaslo constituency read foreman,  stating that some improvements had  been made on the road to the flats by  the Bnrton and Simister ranches, and  that further work would be done this  year If funds were available.  The board will make a grant of $12  to further the work of the Canadian Trail Association provided that organization has credentials as to its  usefulness that will warrant such a  grant being paid, and the secretary  will do the investigating.  For the committee to strike the  board's 1919 standing committees Dr.  Henderson reported as follows:  Finance���������R. B. Staples, R. S. Bevan  and Geo. Johnson.  dertake some  incuts.  much-needed . improve-  standing at. the end of the year, but. I amount owing by you) you have a sum  owing influenza epidemic quite a large jJof $0758. Your fixed assents of real  number of firms found   their   business   estate, warehouse and office furniture  All the o!<! officers were re-elected  by acclamation, as follows:  President���������.Fas. Compton.  Vice-President.--John I'linen.  Secretary���������J- W.  Hamilton.  Directors���������W. Mather, H. B. Staples, F. I'liinain, K. CarUvright, Jas.  Adlard.  Before ndjouriving W. V. JarUmm  hriefiv outlined th������������ i.'vmu .... ���������������'!:!:���������!: :*.,  win: proposed that, the Farmers' Institute trading department might, he  merged in with the Union business.  The opinion of those present, wnv in  favor of t he amalgamation.  President .Compton also reported on  a meeting tlie night, previouH that   the  Publicity���������C. F. Hayes, C. G. Bennett, Dr. Hendersou.  Transportation���������C O. Rodgers A.  R. Swanson, R. B. Staples.  Roads  and Bridges���������F. V. Staples  W. H. Crawford, C. O. Rodgers.  Legislative���������Dr. Henderson, W. V.  Jackson, S. A. Speers,  Agriculture���������Jas.  Compton,  F.  H.  T������������������1 T^l,��������� di;��������������������������� .."!  ^aUIWn.Ul,    JWtlll    XJlllXX-xrXj.  Irrigation���������R. Stark, "YV..B. Embree,  O, G/Bennett.  Reclamation���������G. Constable, J. W.  Hamilton.W. B. Embree, C. F. Hayes.  C. Moore.  Fall Fair���������R C. Gibbs, H. K. Oatway, W. V. Jackson. R. R. Piper. G.  Mawson, Jas. Adlacd.  The report was accepted without  any discussion.  A   letter   was   to hand from Capt.  Brown of Nelson, who is in   charge o*  the C.P.R. steamers   in   the   interior,  stating that in view of the board's request he had instructed the boat captains to make the stop at   Boswell   on  the west trip whenever there was   express or freight for LhuL point.    In the  past the call at Boswell has only  been  made   westbound    when   there   were  passengers   to   get   off;   express   and  freight being carried through and  unclouded on the return trip  next   morn  ing.  Cranbrook farmers' institute is  bringing in eight purebred bulls this  spring which have been purchased by  members.  CALF ASTRAY  Six^-\fs.xT*  have  O I'. IVV,  h.t.l !. ..I  ;ii.  m,  VI  very inmch disorganized and payments ; fiiiioimU: to $'':'''!.(,2. rdvini* vou   a i.it  were   somewhat   delayed.     We   have . ni of $10,150.02 face   asset s.    Your    li- I the Okaiiugim. at, which ecnl i al  pad,  ��������� mly i.tilshmd'ng at the   pie.-ent    t ime ; ahilit y on idmi-e capital i.->   .'i'KT'iO., I bun J was  disiusM'd.      Mr.   Skinner   is   the  Came on to my ranch thr fore part  of January, black and white heifer  calf (brown tint down back), six  months old.    Owner can   have   same  >;wl   ������->r,yi������,cir i.i\tliu  ....   *..,���������,ii���������,.   ,���������������������  "   I ' ���������������'.... (-,   |' ���������  .      .   x.i   x.   X4 0..      X./-..X.,,      l,K'.  ,*.rl,������t ,r  :!���������.' ��������� ��������� ���������*  i. r.i.  HEIFER   ASTRAY  Mr. and Mrs. R.  Dennes, who  week, returned on Friday.  Mesdames Aspey, Ross and Dennes  were among the callers at Creston  this week.  Sirdar fell down badly on the Red  Cross drive, nothing at all having  been collected as yet, although some  ot" this ladiei: have renewed their memberships.  Over at. Lewis island the. cattle are  report ed to be wintering in fine shape  in the open. Ike has thi- baler busv  ut present��������� putting np a quantity of  hay for export.  ���������Mrs. Ike l>e\vis and Mrs.    M������������rt   Mc  r'n!lnn;-!i wnr v.vrU-i'ud v3:,i".o,'.. at  Creston, where the latter will possibly  remain until the return of her husband  early next mouth.  Strayed   from    Kitr-hener   !a.:\    fall.        j;.  S1.  jj4W.��������� K,   ,���������.,���������.',,K   u   tdmv    hnl  red heifer. 2 years old m April. While t , 4 ,.     ,      ,   .���������    ,.  mark on face and some white on body. ;H,,IM'"m">' ,iwl ,H "lmi,L* '���������������������'���������������������������  Branded OH on   left,   hip.    Reward lo J well as ever now  party givis.p;  information   leading   to  as  n������ h-'m-  H.c.  i  ,<lt   A-  I  nil liabilities,  i r  This mukcM lhc present, J the <>lcaim,;;,'iii, but owing to the limited.   . .i i....  some ,1*1)55. which we hope   lo   receive j giving you a surplus of   $1111'02   over | mall who ini roduced   the system  into  shortly.  Tin-iifnir now lo  y-ivuv  Ac.t'oiiitl   tl"- t'iv-i   *'���������;;:: of    :-Vj',. i.i'.".; ,.. ,-  is Hubirh'H account   of   *:tt>2!.0,'>.    This  shows tin increase of "51552,5:1 over the  j       ������(>.������..ri/,1   ,   <  ,,        rr>.i JMI.      ...������ IHII        (|..        I,III'       OlSllldl'l  Vviien ail account'; reeeiviilil" are paid i onie of lhc fruit would h.iv.- to li.  Km will hav<- quit" n l/o-.^e sum in ac- | hauled, he ndvisoi' caution in l.iil.liii'i  tual cash which will enable you to un- 'central pack for another two years.  COLT LOST  Strayed from  Ihe   Yale pasture  ]n\t'  ; last, summer, colt,  coming 2 years old.  I W'iiil.i J.IC,,;,  hind   i������'<n, whii.i-.      ivewuni.  I Notify (3. CAUTWUIOHT.  Krickson.  Frank Toidiaiii wm* ������ v^cicii,... vi.ii.  or here front ('ranbniitlc on MnWbiy.  looking about a> ^oo������l ,n, ever a(t������-r .i  seyere t nssl" with pneumonia when  the Ilu was at itr- height.  .UI'...  L'.    I '.Hii   .Uui     li I I.i i I I'll,      ilKiml-  ing I he youi.>,,,���������:,i :,on, u hi<:h u.e-. horn  ..tl i't t'Hlon Jai'iiat -y rii'lb, relumed lo  th- ir home here on Monday.  mtil k-im~*0*Mim.SmS&  ""���������B-jffgMlfflgMS^ -.&...;  THE  r. rTT *-*'"fT  S       -   .   V    .-..    ���������   l    .  ���������-    ������������������~, J���������-. 07-,  0-X  77 70  ������''*<���������   1 'I    S   V  i   : r -  *   )   .   - . ���������������  rs.  "^3XIS2  The reason for changing the shape of  Royal Yeast Cakes is that it is easier to wrap  square cakes by machinery than round eakes.  Each package will contain five cakes instead  of six but the quality and quantity of yeast  will be the same as formerly.  ~?   U.    P-.-HTV  fAWDtMV   lIMtTPIt  b. IY  UlLL&ii  "ovinrm**   Mjivi.xt.i0  TORONTO. CANADA  WINN'I PEG MONTREAL  Would Take the Chance  Pat. whose regiment was m action,  became quite overcome by fright  and started on a run for the rear.  Au officer called on him to stop,  shouting: "Stop, or I'll fife at you!"  I'at increased his sreed. "Foire  awayi" hc yelled. "Phwat's wan  bullet to a bushel of 'em?"  I LIFT YOUR CORNS  OFF WiTH FiNGERS  Kow"  to   loosen   a tender corn  8  or callus so it luts our  without pain  I  Wasted Food and Leather  Bureau    Is  ?The Cafeteria ,  System f ox Hogs  Takes Away Much of the jDradgcry  and la Better for the Porkers  Much of the drudgery is taken out  of hog feeding by the use of the  self-feeder. According to investigations carried on at the Experimental  Farm at Ottawa, hogs, after they  have reached a certain age, do better  when fed in this ws" provided the  proper mixtures are x.~a-.. Strange to  say, when propeJy handled, dangerous and wasteful overfeedin������- is not  so likely to occur with ihe self-feeder as when meals are giver, at stated  - .1...        Xlx~  xxitxi.       LIXx.  ran ashore1 bin-like  gL- --.< d' *3i-*~~*J-. ���������������> ^s>^^mm-m~9m������  tfd  \\���������-^if-a  "Let folks step on your teet here  after; wear shoes a size smaller if  you like, for corn3 will never again  send electric sparks of pain through  you, according to this Cincinnati  authority.  He says that a few drops of a  drug called freezone, applied directly  upon a tender, aching corn, instantly  relieves soreness, and soon the entire corns root and ail, hits right  out.  This drug dries at once and simply  shrivels up the corn or callus without even irritating the surrounding  tissue.  A small bottle of freezone obtain ;J  at any drug store will cost very little  bus- will positively remove every  hard or soft corn of callus from one's  feet.  If your druggist hasn't stocked  this new drug yet, tell him to get a  small bottle of freezone ior you irom  his  wiiciesaie drug  house.  United States Fisheries  Indignant  One   hundred  and  fifty  (or about that number)  and  were  stranded  ou  the  beach  oi  Nantucket Island recently. __  This oecomes more interesting  when it is understood that blackfish  are not fishes at all, but small whales  from fifteen to forty feet long and  weighing from one to three tons  apiece.  They were driven up on the beach  by    fishermen    and    allowed    to die  there���������just    for    sport.    No use was  made of them.      The huge carcasses  j simply rotted and poisoned the air,  hogs are the best judges of when  they should take food. The feeder  is fully described in. Special Circular  No. 15 obtainable at the office of the  Publications Branch of the Depart-  blaekfish" j nient of Agriculture at Ottawa. This  ceptacle is easily made at  a cost of about $10 even when "new  lumlcr is used in its construction.  "���������k^OU say you have no time to talk insurance.  What wiii your widow say?  xxr-.:x.-x jC   paitiyhlct to-day.  THE EXCELSIOR LIFE INSURANCE CO. I  WINNIPEG      SASKATOON      EDMONTON      VANCOUVS."*" t.  (Agents Wanted in Unrepresented Districts) rr  THE A*TER EFFECTS  OF DREADED LA GRIPPE  The meat of these whales was  worth in the market twenty-five  cents a pound. Their hides, for leather, were worth eight cents a pound.  The oil derivable from their jaws (the  finest known for certain lubricating  purposes)   was   worth  $8  a  gallon.  This is "conservation" Massachusetts style. Naturally the United  States fisheries bureau is indignant.  So likewise the food administration.  But what can they do about it?  In 1879 1,500 blackfish ran ashore  at Provincetown, near the tip of Cape  Cod. They all went to waste. Nobody had the gumption to turn them  to any useful account.  The blackfish is a silly mammal.  If one of a herd happens to run  ashore, the others will follow it.  Two or three men in a boat, getting  outside of a bunch of them and  banging on tin pails and shouting,  can so frighten them that they will  all rush for thc beach aud become  hopelessly stranded.  Brave Children  Cowardly    Boche    Cannot   Frighten  Them  The English, French and Belgian  children have proved themselves  worthy ot their gallant fathers. Undismayed and unafraid, in spite of  thc bombs and airplane raids and all  the other horrors that Germany has  visited upon their countries. they  havo gone to school, helped in every  ���������wtiy they could and acted quite as  if nothing were happening".  The visit of submarines to American waters lias shown tlie equally  brave and fine spirit of thc Canadian  and United States youngsters. One  little girl, Anita Cheney, obeyed orders like a soldier when the boats  were lowered, and in the humble  days that foil owed, adrift in thc sea  wi* hut!t aufiieieru food or water, she  l-nado no complainl and kept up the  spirit* of th.:  whole pariy.  Worse    Than . the   Disease   Itseif=  Victims Left "Weak, Nervous  and Worn Out  La Grippe, or Spanish influenza as  the  epidemic now  sweeping over all  America is called, is one of the most  dangerous    diseases  known  to  mankind.   Anyone who has felt its pangs  is not likely to forget the trouble. La  Grippe,  or influenza,  starts  with     a  slight cold and ends  with a complication  of  troubles.     It  lays  the  victim on his back, it tortures him with  fevers   and    chills,     headaches      and  backaches.    It leaves him a pjrey  to  pneumonia,   bronchitis,     consumption  and other deadly diseases.    Its  after  effects are often more  serious    than  thc disease itself.    It is quite possible  to  avoid la  grippe  by  keeping     thc  blood rich and red by thc vise of Dr.  Williams'   Pink   Pills���������-a   tonic   medicine which enriches  the blood     and  strengthens  the  nerves.   If,  however,  the  disease  attacks  you,  the  patient  should at once go to bed, aud call a  doctor    before    complications set in,  That is thc only safe thing to do,  to  recover jour  strength   after  .For 32 years Canadian women havejbund  Ingram's "Milkweed Cream the most emcieni  toilet preparation on the market for keep!ne  the complexion, clear and colorful, prevent'  inf������w'ndburnarmpiiripics,kc<:i>iiiB "LliA Siaafls  soft and white even when in dishwater dally,  and wardlne off hang nails from the fingers.  It has therapeutic qualities no other emollient possesses.  Always have a box of Ingram's Velveola  Souveraine Pace Powder (50c.)ln the house.  A mere touch and oiliness and perspiration  disappear. It covers up blemishes and curea  you a clear, flawless complexion-. It stays  on. At your drugsrist's there ie a complete  line or Ingram's toilet products including  Zodenta for the teeth (25c).  A Picture wish Each Purchase  Bach time you buy a package of Ingram's  Toilet aids or Perfume you; drutjlat will  give you .without charge, ~ large portrait of a  world-famed motion picture actress. Bach  timeyou getadlfferentportrattso youmatea  collection for your home. Ask your druggist.  F. F. Ingram Co., Windsor, Ont.    um  They Know the Way  West Indian turtle catchers de  clare that newly hatched turtles pos I  sess an uncanny instinct of the di  rection in which the nearest watci  lies. Even when the eggs have  been taken inland and hatched several miles from the sea, the little  turtles will point in a direct line toward the salt water, and at once begin to make their way toward it.  'Ill  method'1,  chihin. xi,  lA-A.:r;   '  f'r,,:hc   cannot   even    frightea  with     their      cowardly  All     the     allied     nations'  nv.cn   and   men   stand   to-  Evcry careful and observing mother knows when her child suffers from  worms. She also knows that if some  remedy be not speedily applied much  harm will result to the infant. The  best application that can be got is  Miller's Worm Powders. They drive  worms from1- thc system and set up  stimulating and soothing effects, so  that the child's progress thereafter is  painless and satisfying.  No child should bc allowed to suf-  But   ^cr fU1 hour from worms when prompt  the I relief can  be got in  a    simple     but  severity of the"attack has passed, you  strong    remedy ��������� Mother     Graves'"  will find Dr. Williams' Pink Pills an  Worm Exterminator.  ���������"a-r^TSB^^  ���������ervous  its. , -*xJ fi tt a "4  .  ��������� r ���������  who drink tea  or coffee fmcl  substantial  i*    r  ���������x-m    f.    mm Wmmxx.    4t-%x_  w * nv.  i t  IHSflsOl    TrlcS-l   f-il?������Slr*  xx-xxxxx    jlm.~0.-i    7-na v VII  Over 1,000,000 Men  Soldiers are Fighting on All Fronts  ���������War Loans and Other Supplies Also Large  Gen. Allenby's great victories in  Palestine and Syria in which India  has played a prominent part, made  thc time opportune to place on record  the answer of India to the call to  arms issued by the British empire.  Indian troops have borne their  share of the war in France, Mesopotamia, Egypt, the Dardanelles, at  Saloniki, East Africa and in Central  Asia, Up to July 31, 1918, India had  contributed uo fewer than 1,115,189  men  to thc British army.  Tli?. first Indian war loan reached  the sum of ������40,000,000 sterling, and  the second loan has reached even a  crcatcr amount.  India has sent tc  the various thca-  i'res  oi  war more  than  1,500 miles of  raih-oad   track,   50  engines   and   4,500  cars.  Mothers Value This Oil.���������Mothers  who know how suddenly croup may  seize their children and how necessary prompt action is in applying relic.!', always keep at hand a supply of  IV. Thomas' Eclcctric. Oil, because  experience has taught them that there  ]:-.   not   better  preparation   to   be   had  m'o.-   tin*   rival ment   of     this     ailment.  t 'Vii.}    i"'^"-   :\vf.   wi1"'*.   for   itf-   various  i-hey change  III   Mil    W^lk.    M    BI   H |W|     1  i  tr  render it a valuable, medicine.  unsurpassed tonic. Through thc use  of this medicine all the evil after  effects cf this trouble will be banished. This has been proved in thousands of cases throughout Canada,  where in previous seasons la grippe  has attacked them. Among the many  thus restored to full health is Miss  Irene Bootes, Portsmouth, Ont., who  says:���������"1 take much pleasure in recommending Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills, because I have proved their  worth in my own case. Last winter  j had a severe attack of la grippe  and it left me weak and all run  down. 1 had severe pains in the  chest and under the arms, palpitation of the heart and attacks of neuralgia which left me with the feeling  that life was scarcely worth living. 1  was advised to try. Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills and began their use only  on the principle that I would try any-  tning mat might better my condition. I had only been using the pills  a couple of weeks when thc pains  began to leave mc. Gradually my  strength returned, my appetite improved, and in a little more than a  month I felt all my old time vigor  had returned. I am sincerely glad I  was persuaded to try Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills, and I shall always have  a good word to say. for  them."  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills not only  cure the disastrous after effects of la  grippe, but arc also a specific for all  troubles due to poor blood, such as  anaemia, rheumatism, indigestion,  women's ailments, and thc generally  worn out feeling that affects so many  people. Vou can get these pills  through any dealer in medicine, or  hy mail at 50 cents a box or six  boxes for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Five  Million  Died  of Starvation  ft is estimated that nearly five million people have died of starvation or  malnutrition during the war. This  lolal is more than half the population of Canada.  A Senseless Discussion  "Every man has a right to his own  opinion, sain tne arg-urn<Entativ������  nan. "That's what I ���������say," exclaimed  Senator Sorghum, in a tone of slight  irritation. "What is the _ sense cf  your putting up a discussion in an  effort to take sny opinion away from  me and substitute yours?"���������Washington Stfr.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  ~&tfr,���������irmvfc   -\7r.vr7ex  Xvxx.xrx.~0   ~- *   v.V%-  Greater  Wheat Acreage  Needed  The Canadian wheat crop for 1918  has proved disappointing, despite thc  increased efforts to put a larger acreage into crop. This effort must be  renewed for 1919. Victory is in the  air. Canada must' hot relax in her  task of furnishing supplies. It is important that the greatest possible  wheat acreage be plowed this fall.  Thc United States crop this year  was fortunately a big success. Next  year it will be Canada's turn. The  allies depend upon us.  Captain (sharply)���������Button up that  coat!  Married Recruit (absently) ��������� Yes,  my dear.���������Border Cities Star.  MONEY OKDEKS  The sate way to send money by mail is D?  Dominion  Express  Money Order.  ^^pyour shoes nest j  To Men Who Live Inactive Lives.  ���������Exercise in the open air is thc best  tonic for thc stomach and system  generally; but there are those who  are compelled to follow sedentary  occupations and the inactivity tends  to restrict thc healthy action of thc  digestive organs and sickness follows. Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills  regulate the stomach aud liver and  restore healthy action. It is wise to  have a packet of thc pills always on  hand.  The Wool of the Llama  The wool of this curious animal is  largely in use in "Bolivia, where the  traveller may see Indian women sitting before their huts and spinning  the wool, while thcy watch their  flocks. These women use hand looms,  on which they make blankets and  shawls.  TAKE NOTICE  SHOE POLISHES  MQUSDS and PASTER  (/^BLACK,WHITE JAN, DARK BROWN  OR OX'BLOOD SHOES  PHESERVEthe LEATHES?  mr,r.0M.i<v cobpora-pw hk.hwiitbh.cahwa.  This pure.whole-  o-oty!-^ "-tabta drink  does no+. contain  44  ������������  I  M  ft  M  mv  H-0 \t.  other harmTLLi,  neryp. disturb*  imf inrirficliervfc.  d im:* t'..s> ������* m in��������� ..d.*jts~t~-t  j Canadians Assist IT. S.  Air.   T.   II.   Kidner,   formerly     with  ! the   dcpiirtiiicii!.  of   I'ohlier;,'   civil   re-  i ���������,':,tahlisluiiciii,   and   who   was   largely  j in'".ruini-nial   it1   original in������r  tiie   work  jof   vorai ion.il   i.i .liiiiii'-;     for     disabled  | !,������.l.'.ii'i^'.   in   ('.'.iiiada,   han   hern   loaned  tin/   I."    ' .. i i.i. i.... i   ,���������.'.'.. i ii*. ;;;>".'.'   to    lhc:  I Unit/'d   Stat'*''   icdiMal   board   for   vo-  (nii.-nal   iMiining  lo assist and  advise  (on   \\-f   maumi,' ai   of   similar   work   in  j th: ���������    ' r-.imfi-y.      Dr.    I.   ('..    Miller,   for-  Mi'tl'     ililrii:!    Vication.il      ollivr    for  tlu*   ,'i-r'r  rl'-pa11iiumii   hi  /l Um rta,  also  ha.   I.e. !i   ,'i|'poitit('d   in     Ihe      \ ,tiit������'<|  Mai'-   w,  :.ii("'i'\ isoi   of  thr  rslablisli-  r\-,r- ���������   -..1/1   f,j,rr', t'en   ii'   district    ci,r:i-  m      I ���������,.,,���������-. I      i.ll.rf tl,r- ���������.������,.,.,;., ( . ., .>t , . I,,..  I   I i ���������.',! i:   <������������������   rltr-vt! :*���������   A::mist   1,   I "> 1W.  Minard's Liniment Cures Garget   in  COWS.  h':  I   A'1''  l     flr-V  I i... I,  i ' '.',  ���������.:;fd   I'ohi'i    and   Idnj/y   I >oiif:la:',  i.iM'hi!', '..'ri   thr day'.t doiiif-s as  ilc  ./���������!.  I, ..".<!  i nd  Kept Busy  r.rown���������All things come to him  who waits!  J'oucs - -Yes, a chap bar, to hustle  .������������������.I'nsl.'inll'/'!'o escape Ih** thinpf.'i that  hc doesn't  want.  .,^""^y  ""^"|]"r""""'Jt"|"| ------r",l"""""r"P""'"'"'''"|-"""''ff"""r"M^VNiPhnBQ'Hn   (Pt'Wll.  -Wims-  ~i������m rmmi ������3 e* 13 ^ S "nai.'  ----  I  mm-  m-mmmm.  ilin^i.Mq������W-ii^ff^^������l^*������,)1^'t|lM.-r|>l������^^  IK/.  n.  a.    {.Aa  i   'Ol a r    ' 'i\i)    I ,ir*sl  < ... .'  1 f.a I r  o    diiriii  .mo  , ,!u     .l.iiiiu.cd   ih  ii'ro.vtcd   ll;iyi.r,iil  "��������� '/><���������     -.III vr     i lir inn  ! ������/,|.f/|-,...      " l (,-,is.    .  ;,l<Uit.'   all   ye i    h',::.  i..ii.ir:        H .  .i    > ii |.   i.f    ���������  l  pl.t' r   ij  iliiin    i i.   i  111111 i 11,  riii-d  hsC "rr  in    Oli <:.  d  IHlCl  (.law ir,  df'-e, a  1 -en, an'  r.   face.'"  1'iim  fc   il  We publish simple, straight testimonials, not press agents' interviews,  from well-known people.  From all ovcr America they testify  to  the merits of MINARD'S  LIN I-  i'vi. \:,ir% x ,   liii:   \><:A  Lti   iiuli.* i.ii.uivi.   iC.Ciii-  cdics.  MINARD'S LINIMKNT CO., LTD.  Many New Companies l*te->istercd  Duritifj thc two weeks endinfj October 11, tv.'cnty-two new conipnnieSi  with an aggregate capital of approxj-  niatcly three and a naif iiuiuou ������i<������I-  lars, were registered by the provincial secretary' of Alberta. Among  the companies incorporated were  three large farming concerns whose  auihoii/.cd capitals amounted to yl,~  500,000, $1,000,000 and $300,000, respect ively. The registry offices of  thc first two are at Calgary, and of  Wo. l-i'o naiiKil at New Dayton, Alberta.  ������<5������/������<5>'*^'������'*?>������'^C>'������',������ti<������'*>������^Sr������  i Utm !o PuFify |  I the Blood |  e -"Fifteen to thirty drops of m  h Extract of Roofe, commonly h  ������, cts\\������t\ Mother Srlfjfl's Curative ^  A Syrnp, may bo taken Sn water A  5 with mwHlii mnt\ m.t bsdt:Kie, fcr x  0 the curs d? i~.-.\z~.-\-~\, censt;- Q  f) pation and bad blood. Persist* c������>  enco in thi* treatment will effect h  a cure in nearly every case." ^  Get the genuine at drugpeikts.   h  ������<^������<^'������t>������'n:^������^>"9'������fc.S',C-'������"<><������  ~~0^mmmmmSm0mmmmmm0~--mm~0m*~m~~^~~mi~~-^m*d-00~-^  NURSING'  Kuril trom Sill to!i^r,������ vrcelt. I,e������rn without leavinM  home, lliw.klrt ������c..t (reo. hVO.M. COI.LtOk* Of  SCIENCC. T09 U 6 S������.ain������AY������.. Tervat*. Cu.  d"   I  k-~-m ^~K^vm~~y>i\1ir\. IlikMttHW 511 Iff l^dMMMM  i  100 "  0 I I Lk~r-  X~Sr-*>^  ^*W*WWS*****.f'ffWyffl^|Blr*rM^*^* "   I  ?h~ Oreai X^liitl. JSiajufa  -~a- mn- 1-vlnot-Ui- tuo whola  trroue avf t������M( nakoa n.u m<s~4  _. _   -j   old vbIsoj,   Cures  XVtrv~ti~  xV'-ilHv.Mtntitl and JDrttin }Ven-v, JVt.xptsr-'  .>���������*���������-���������**���������������        IT mx~.m.     ~0x0      ~\l~4x dxxmimrim        %m%~.-.- b ������       ������.���������.-    ..      ~~17   mm**  ttrnri. Jimiltssn JUcmory.   rrlo* fl pir hmst, $Am  ������������H      ������1ii������������������tIM ������������l������r������������li.,������ll������~.MI ������.������������������������     IHnlil ti<* f>11  fe*xu~~Af atn&UUKila t>uj������ pKg. nNwi*iit(  la*. MisiipmmphMm-Utrtrre*.TMK WOOU  v.?\m  Kasy to Remember  Dr.   Keiil,    a    ccleluated     medical  writer, was veuuested by  a    literary  lady to call al hci iiuudi:, ,.nu ui. lulu.  he  would be eharinrd   ii. do  no.  "You won't forget thc address,"  ahc :iMxl. "No. 1  Chrsterhcld street."  "Madam," *;;ii(l  thf; doctor.    "T  nm  In no moro neconiurr  ttituSuiaUi������or; An.iy  cnutnlenco li*������ demoilf tratctS  Urn nlmr,������t uilraculoii* etfl-  -~er* *nilliarmlftii������i>e������ii,otAniliyi������lioliiVucclii������loti.  "Uova������livat������d WOW l>y your phyilclan, you on*  1du~. t-i~.\i-. tl li woic vlul tluu Uow-ii Inaijrxnrn.  a ale un������<r %\l.v������lrl������n. iln.frwlnl. ������.r Uriwl !n������ lluvn  VuU huii lyvlnjlU'" UIUmU ui '������'y������.io*d .~������..tu-d  wdiiill* rrom ui ������ anil dancer fromTyiiliotd Canrldm.  "IK- imX-il LAUOUATOOtV, &CCKCLT.V. CAL.  .Xemctua vaccink* aaiauMkuiiUMi u. ������. ������dV.uc*������������������  Witt t~~n.~ tutbrntxrit.. vtntoamrfi-ji. ts^tt. nml  TB*a c? K������ mt Kb a <rt, ga ������*'������������������*������������������ v***"*  STTi iMw ina.������-B������il M mmfmrnt ������������m|.ital������ will*  ittmxl aiitKaan, i)un������a viinohio ~,mxn~~*..t.c>%t viuon  V\ Vttl, n^hHMtr,  nir.Ani������iii������i, ������������������������������������������������������km  uia.   wmruiiir uik. ualiilttiataar u ... ___���������   ivlof>������.>.������ C������.t*4  not   to   itm.u.ih."*-  f.h.-.-,i.:iridd,    and,   ^pj^ic*^ Baftaf^M  I    t>;ir.   too   .���������.rl.i.-.u   to   f������.i rvt.t    i\o.   I.'   I  ..U  P.d.L^H^^^.^^^tiV^  | tom-r0x~mmiim\mxU*x-tsi0M-*-m  J���������Hritinh   Weekly.  , . fit'. WCKHf, (nr.An.xix, ������ii������������������������������������. win...������ t*ola(kM,  (fti>.wti������. n������������m������ki ii*. uai/uoiataar m*ii. ������l. atiar ��������� un*  HsKiaum- o������.M. aittauMi ar,M������yrvoait������ri.*M*l<-������---'>i  wnit������i ron VHWM mniirodiji cn.tafl  r������H.<     4H ,.r0-~... . n     0r..x~x...     ...r.i.  taaay \V %-������-.  mXilm 0~L4._.  S.i\~'. ������������J������.. ~.~mxi<  .m.m.r.^ .   ���������. 00m  jj'O BO ������-_������������. Issued every Friday at Crestou, B.C.  Subscription : 32 a vear in advance;  $2,50 to U.S. points. *  C. S\ Hates, Editor And Owner*  -"W,  CRESTQlC B.C., FRIDAY, FEB. 14  Vfaf. Ma*, M&. if  With this issue The Review gets  off to a fairly good start on the  eleventh year of a not altogether  uneven if ui career. Under ordinary  circumstances the anniversary  wonld have attracted little more  than passing nntice. This, natal  nay, however, possibly we should  feel just a little more satisfaction  than usual at still being able to do  business at the old stand.  In addition to wartime conditions which have taken a heavy toll  of weekly newspapers in R.C.,  under date of August 28, 1918, we  have a letter from the local school  principal In which he informs,  among sundry other uncomplimentary things, that he was making  new friends every day, and that it  would only be a matter of time till  we would be put out of business.  Knowing, as The Review  always has, that the principal in  his way is about "the mildest-mannered knave that ever scuttled ship  or cut a throat���������if one may borrow  the well-known phrase���������we lost no  sleep over the threat, and now the  year has closed it is gratifying to  note that in the past twelve months  our eomnnereial printing and advertising trade was the best ever, and  that comparing our circulation at  present with a year ago a quite en-  couragiugr increase is shown���������despite sues persuasion anrj pressure  as the principal brought to bear  upon his midsummer friends.  Whether the principal's boycott-  still prevails we are unable to discern, but if he is taking even but a  little satisfaction ont of his efforts  to "get" The Review we trust he  will not weary of the well-doing;  we can stand a little extra prosperity over and above the 1918 standard. And, we trust, if from time to  time we find some cause to recipro-  'cate this displeasure that our attentions will be received in che same  cordial spirit.  But if we may be permitted to  admonish the principal our suggestion would be that, for a time at  least he devote the energy he is  wasting on The Review to improving his faculties so that in clue  course children may receive some-  DeLong terms "average teaching'  for the $125 a month now given  the school head. And by strict attention to school, matters only possibly in the fulness of time the  principal may be spared further  disgraceful and humiliating incidents such as he figured in a few  days ago in his unsuccessful effort  to administer corporal punishment  to a nine year old'eehoiar.  With all its faults The REVIEW  looks forward   with confidence  to  Xlx~   one   ysxtxx  Never be-  JUHl)   opening.  fore in its history has the Valley  iie&jSu s, iivp Ss3������if''spSr'ps"r qui^s so  urgently as it does at present. As  a newspaper- and citizen we believe  Creston Valley might go further  and fare worse than The Review  and its present editor.  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  Editor Review :  Sib,���������At this time, when some consideration i.s being given as to the  form which thf proposed memorial to  our Creston soldiers should take, I  diffidently suggest that something in  the way of an oberious mouuitient  would be more appropriate than a  dedicated building. The idea, of a  building does not seem sufficiently disinterested. A marble monument, on  which the honored names wouid be  inscribed, with a drinking trough for  horses at its base., might- combine  beauty with merciful utility.  Campbell Blair.  HEWS OF KOOTEiMYS  There being no ice skating at Kaslo  the youngsters of the town have taken to Toller skating on the cement  side walks.  Postmaster Lefroy of Vernon, who  has been overseas for three years, got  back last month, and has resumed his  old position.  - White tail deer are  getting  scarce  in East Kootenay aud it may be neces-I  sary to establish a close season   for  a  couple of years.  C R. Macdonald has been secretary  of Reyelstoke Are brigade for 20 years.  The fire fighters haye only been ox-.  ganized 21 years.  The ice crop at Greenwood is fairly  satisfactory. The Pacific Hotel has  just put up 80 ton of it, which was at  least 24 inches thick.  The S������2Q00 commission earned on the  sale of Victory Bonds at Nelson will  be turned over to the furnishing fund  of the new hospital.  There is practically no demand at  present for lead and copper, and these  metals/ere stacking up in great piles  at the Trail smelter.  Revelstoke has been selected as ������i  demobilization centre for the returned  troops destined for the Yale, Cariboo  and Kootenay districts.  At Grand Forks the mild weather  has a tendency to bud the the trees.  At Nelson snowdrops were in bloom  the last week in January.  Kaslo is worrying for fear there  will be no ice harvested this year. The  natives insist on haying their two per  cent. ice cooled before indulging.  Lieut. O. R. Matthews, the re-turned-soldier postmaster at Greenwood,  has resigned to take a position with a  mining company at Princeton,  At Cranbrook the farmers' institute  is busy trying to have the creamery  operating this year. Owing to insufficient cream it was out of business in  1918.  Watches have  j-^  \d 25 Per  Cent- in the last  cassis*  ^     NOTARY t&U&LIO  'BSSiiJe^APsOE  ���������    REAL eSV'������T������  DEALER IN COAL  l&B&TOfV  S,������,  Therefore  it  is advisable to  have your old one repaired  for the following reasons:  1. Many of the older watches  are made of much better  material than the same watch  if bought to-day.  a. J.lie repairs as 63t.imai.eu  would make your watch the  same as new, and wouid "������"������  guaranteed for a year.  3. An examination aud esti-  mtxf.o. w"i!!  /inof. V"M1  l-nrvfrTiincr  In six months last year $1435 was  collected in amusements taxes at Nelson.  The monthly pay at Trail smelter  now runs between $140,000 and $150,-  000.  Poliee court fines at Nelsou fell off a  matter of $4000 comparing 1918 with  the preceding year.  Kaslo has organized a branch of the  Navy League, which starts with a  membership of twelve.  Cranbrook Methodists cleiiiieci up  $300 at their anniversary doings the  last Sunday ������M������d Monday in   January.  H. F. McKinnon is serving his fifth  term as mayor of Revelstoke. The  town is almost twenty-one years of  age.  Partly due to daylight saving income from the electric: light plant ul  Nelson last year was $0000 less than  in 1917.  Cranbrook farmers' institute is  bringing in eight purebred   bulls   I hi  Trail is still averaging about two  dozen flu eases per week, the more  notable victims being the school teach  ers, three of whom were off dutv  week.  last  spring which have been purchased   by  thing  better than  what Inspector j members.  At Greenwood the town clerk has  been on the job for 21 vearsaud at, the  lust council meeting he was given a  $50 present and the promise of a raise  in pay.  Nelson Presbyterian Church picked  up 47 new members last year, the  communion roll showing 272 names.  For the year the Ladies, Aid Society  gathered in oyer $1000.  Owing to the fact that A. McQueen holds the position of provincial  assessor and collector at Kaslo. he has  been notified that he cannot accept the  office of alderman in that city.  Mrs D.. D. Bruce of Kaslo has  shown the Kootenaian editor two  pansies and one rose which she makes  affidavit blossomed and bloomed during the month of January this year.  Trail's hard drinkers were regaling  themselves with some 5 per cent. be������r  last .week, the product of the Nelson  brewery, the makers thereof having  since hud to face a police court charge.  Is there any  lousef  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a laseal. But why  worry ?  Shan-rock Brand  siG-f&is atid I3~.ccs~  Finest  Quality  Cooked Han-  Lunch Msai  CK0T.t0v.m0rt     *Kr*x   ������rj-g������������������������������j  mm.-���������..  are always to be had  here. In meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock/  products.  a  $ br^OPSIS  OF ~  LAND ACT AMEftDnSEwT  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed  lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emntiom?; witb  joint residence, but each maklns necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make Improvements to  value of S10 per acre, including' clearlnx  and cultivation of at least 5 acres, before receiving Cro-wn Grant.  "Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years and has znade proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  ������nL&rU&������uia.t^   C^TiiuCcliS   OH   uuimvv-jjBvui,  and transfer his claim.  Records without nermanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent of $300 per annum and records same each year. Failure  to  make  imnrovements  or record  _   .��������� s.- 0-      ������-*0���������~��������� WTMAVr.  same   WUi   ujiciavw   ivo   iu..uvu.������      ^.ww  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 5 years, with-improvements of  $10 per acre, Including 5 acres cleared  and cultivated, and residence of at  least 2 years.  Pre-emptor holding Crown Grant may .  record another pre-emption, If he requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupatioa, provided statutory Improvements made and  residence maintained on Grown grao.te^  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing 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  v'thin which the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  oi.e year from the death of such person,  as formerly, until one year after the  conclusion of the nresent war. This  privilege  is also made retroactive.  TONAfN"S  'E PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ������r ACT.  Trovision   is   made   for   the  gran,   to  persons    *. aiding     uncompleted   Agreements t^  Purchase from  the Crown of  such proportion of the land, if divisible,  as   the   payments     already     made   wiii  cover in'proportion 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 ai^o protected.    The decision of  the Ministr-i- of X ..arris in respect to the  adjustment of a proportionate allotment  is final.    The time for making application   for  these   allotments  is  limited   to  the 1st day of Miy, 1919.    Any application   made  after   this   date  will  not  be  considered.     These  allotments  appiy  to  town  lots and  lards  of  the Crown sold  at  public auction.  For information apply to any Provincial  Government   Ag'ent   or  to  G    R   NADEN.  Iteuuty Minister of Land t,  -������������r-..-   _,r~ ~.        r7  v il'U.pliu    11     V  $4.22 grows to $>&m  And each dollar  grows in value*  Have Yon Bought  *H������     T-S   Grfll A  IMS <mJ       htdf      mmd      km*      mV   ---0m M -t  FHfflFT Stamp  As a means to secure War-Savings Stamps  buy THRIFT Stamps REGULARLY. Thrift  Stamps cost 25 cents each and 16 on a Thrift  Card  represent $4.00 in buying  a W-S.S.  The Dominion of Canada will pny you  $5.00 in 1924 for each War-Savings  Stamp you buy this month for $4.00.  Get Your Feed Order Cards :  Ladies mill Genl lemon���������lu a hi-i'ti ("mint" v.v week's time I ini end to issue the  order e:mls, mid iu thi* meantime I nm  H-ettriujf tlie very best* prices obtainable  for Hour and feed. I have uow come  to n point of deciai n a* to where I can  jrel the very best. n.ill product. I have  tried out, three m lis, nnd haye now  fouml which m the best���������by test.  When a mill man puts out tlf very  best st u If you are able to jud^e I he  rharaeter of the man and thus when  you write to him you naturally feel  you are writing to a man of noble  character and genuine principle which  after all is in itself the keynote of a  rtiicee.-Kfnl bnt-inesH life. Those are tho  men with whom I like to deal, and to  whom I feel I can safely introduce  their mil! product to mv many eouse". '  entious and puiu-itliking customers  who represent the best, there is in the  Creston Valley. I hope you Will he  prepared to irive orders iaru*e enough  ho that I will be able to dispose o'.' Ihe  full ear or nearly so. Mv llrst importation of pure refined sulphur is hero  and nearly all sold, and if you want,  j more you will do well to order ipueUly  las time is moving r.tpidlv. Your  fiiuid. T. M. KDM'iNDHON.  m  sup  "ana ^via  im\  m\\\\S-m-sW  KB. JESS Wx.. -*������ El  tSESKS&ESXBI  - J"Jf  .  I ffimhor  i" Biammis*  -*'jx <m_t  m m m  rmr   ^m w  LJPvJJTED  pPffinnnQi!!!!  mPUmmipmiJl  tmtmasrmwmavintrm  IMMUfimn mimmivmiitximwnmrTHiTmHn*.,* g...^.^^ ,-mmin  xMLm~~* %iJx\d SLjSx, xW-xt- J5. JLJfi. 5S3sL ������������^ m}^/ J.    w  j<_ ^_/ 1*^i������  ,,HT'OTT^'   1Ur������nI>5r������rf rorsssW/.*ysrin*}i'   -m"""-'  ���������J?     .-J-L-J ��������� x.      r~~....l..0-^     0 x- x^x���������..  x-...x-007���������r     0xLxr.jf  ****- be entrusted to this Bank with  1  i 1 k.*-~t\~~Jr. biHLL  j\  ������ ob"o  I  rr    'A   r*. is  int/i xiiainjji mc iiviu  fs\f pair hi ic {trait***  everywhere.  IVor-Saving* Stamps  arc ::o!J tt.!i.:r.".cr  .Vou arc i/ih m'iiii  *um.pmW4rWtiWmmmiWtotm,imtmm^ utr-re..,������. ,,..i.n���������nrn...,.,- ..^.iZx-W  Sealed tcnd'U"'" will be received by  the nistrict ForoHter, Orauhrook. not.  inner iiuiii noon ou the /.itii, day of  Kehrii.iry. HMD. fur the purc.ha--e of  J/u;e.is<- -x. I'.iiKi, to ������;'!>(. "JUU.Ui'U Irei li.in.  Fir. T.umsv.ie nnd VoUoiv Pino on 'tn  area ad'ninhif/ I... 80.1, Nv. Wynndel,  K.iul. niiv niiiti iet.  One year will be allowed I'm the  ii'iihivji , of I.iuiher.  I'"urlher    niillieillnlti      nt     ll>.>    I'b'eir  Fori '.dor,   Victoria,   H.<'..   or   IMslriet  ,  > . .1.1 \.        VI    4  .  ������   lillli.i.,     .   . .. .1... .!��������� 'I-,    ...V   .  every confidence that   careful   and  entirely  at your  X~XkL-.<x-!.Xix 74 7-0   <V XX.X0  Our facilities are  disposal.  W V .XL  TUC     C* A KT A r\T A TVT  111IL \~~r*rm.i    HJ\~-Jk/~\l    H  jU/~mi    \t\x  - ft- t t  VL  nwnw  ~~7  9t  l~  L  IA  J!  r n  w'zxvvv  i i  ;r-i ii*-  ������������������ iti UUP n-nii>wiiiijiniHi-|irw|*iiiw i in nuirn>nrun"r|iji|"r*rtrif n r n t tru-rfi m nnnrii -���������mtt���������T���������-^r-r"--i-rriT���������1 ��������� l  ���������  .#Bw������ii^^  ^~~--idd^li-^^-~ii~^Sr^^ -���������''''������������������"-���������--������"--"������^ ���������wwPii^Wiw.vvaia'iw^^  W^t^lP^i  fmmimmirmmmmv,}fimi syirpm i^^sjm M^wmMfi -*_<**  **0m-wttei0x-mi~4-**^  W^W-mm-vSt^t^w  Mr.Mtt.ii*'', ~iiv~x--vti������)vs*t-mmsvmm%m^  ���������mx\T������X4~Gx~iZm^  ^^^^^^^^^x^^^^dJ^* k* i^^i!^i^,c^^;:a^a^r^^t^& RF.VT-.;\Y      CRESTON,     B.    W  Oiniofflistlreifir  Try one treatment with Cuticura  and see how quickly it clears the scalp  oi dandruff and itching. On retiring  gently rub spots of dandruff-and itcu-(<  mg with Cuticura Ointment. Next *"  morning shampoo with Cuticura Soap  and hot water. Rinse with tepid  water. Repeat in two weeks. Nothing better or surer.  Sample Each Free by Mail. Address post.  Card: "Cuticura, Dopt. N. Boston, U. S. A."  Sold by dealers throughout the world.  Hun    Did      Surreptitious      Business  With Public of Zeebrugge  Before Leaving  When the Germans withdrew hastily from the north seashore of Belgium they left behind a series of  fortifications all the way from Zeebrugge to Nieuport.  The entire shore is one continuous  Hue of redoubts, reinforced concrete  dugouts, trenches and barbed wire  entanglements, with gun, pits about  every 50 yards. Thc Germans carried off most of thc guns, but they  retired so hastily they had to leave  a large number behind. An old woman resident of the town told thc  correspondent, who wondered at the  profusion of Belgian flags,, that a  German trader had visited . Osteud  some days before the evacuation and  surreptitiously sold thousands of Belgian flags. "Is this not truly German?" she asked.  Many other residents had hidden  their Belgian flags from:.the invaders.  Show True Spirit  Of Co-Operation  Farmers Turn  in ana riarve  ������ST-I������S-=*'  When Alberta Was a Ranch  CHILDHOOD AILMENTS  KEERMeJ*sS3p\������.^  V.mmfmt~~m0~~m,mnm00i0jLmfdi,t i   j���������, , il ,. ;j  ���������.i'i'.' ��������� ���������.'��������� 'i ������������������;.:1111.'iiiXi.ii-������������������!,'.!;���������. ���������!������������������:���������.'.', :Tu,ri  A Record to Beat  A keg of butter has been_ found in  an. jinsii oog jii gooo. condition, although it is thought to be two hundred years old. This will put our  cold storage kings on their mettle.���������  Quebec Telegraph.  The ailments of childhood���������constipation, indigestion, colic, colds, etc.���������  can bc quicldy banished through the  use of Baby's Own Tablets. They arc  a mild but thorough laxative which  instantly regulate the bowels ^and  sweeten the stomach. They are guaranteed to contain no harmful drugs  and can be given to the youngest  baby with perfect safety. ��������� Concerning them Mrs. Alcide Lepage, Ste.  Beatrix, Que., writes:���������"Baby's Own  Tablets were of great help to~ my  baby. They regulated her bowels  and stomach and made her plump  and well." The Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at 25c  a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockvillc, Ont.  Her Master's Voice  Head of the House���������"Where arc  vou going,  my dear?"  His Belter Half ��������� "Where I  please." ���������-  Head of thc House ��������� "But when  will vou be back?"  His Better Half���������"When I choose."  Hcad of the House���������"Ah, yes! Of  course! But not later. I could not  permit that."���������Passing  Show.  Interspersed With   Beautiful   Mountain Streams and Lakes  Alberta in 1882 was, says Mr. A.  S. Carlos, writing in the Edmonton  Bulletin, one immense range, interspersed with beautiful clear mountain streams, lakes and springs. Fort  Maclcod, Calgary and Edmonton  were the only places of any importance���������three  genuine western towns.  In 1882 and 1884 many; large  --inches were established in the  Macleod country. At Pinchcr Creek,  30 miles southwest, there were many  small ranches which carried from  three hundred head, besides^ the  large concerns, such as the Cochrane, the Waldron and Winder in the  Porcupine Hills north of Pincher  Creek, Thirty miles north of Macleod was Leavings, headquarters for  the Winder ranch on Willow Creek.  The Cochrane ranch people, besides  having a ranch southwest of Macleod, had a lease of all the country  from Shaginappi Point, three miles  west of the present C.P.R. station, to  Morleyville.  m-.~0-iimmt-m--^mmr0r^m~-^mm*  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  of Neighbor Who Meets  With Accident  Cooperation of the altruistic kind  ("was recently exemplified amongst thc  Grain Growers of the Blaine Lake  district, according to a communication received at the central office, Regina, says the Leader.  During harvest operations Roy  Miner, a charter member of the  Speers Grain Growers' association,  had thc misfortune to lose his left  hand. His fellow members rallied to  his assistance with a will and by the  aid of ten or twelve binders cut the  remainder of his crop. Others turned  out with mowers and rakes' ana  gathered together enough hay to scv.  him through one year. Not content  with this the executive of the Grain  Growers' association decided to hire  a man and pay his wages for a  month.  D. Jupp, secretary of the Speers  G. G. local, in forwarding this information, winds up his letter with thc  remark: "I believe a spirit like the  above permeates the entire personnel  of our associations in Saskatchewan."  MT WI?  Ximimmm       1    i S HI K il S ������g l  SJoan's   Liniment   has   Uic  punch   that   relieves  rheumatic twinges.  This warmthrgiving, congestion-  scattering circulation-stimulating remedy penetrates without rubbing right  to the aching spot and brings quick  relief, surelyr cleanly. A wonderful  help for external pains, sprains,  strains, stiffness,' headache, lumbago,  bruises.  Get your bottle today���������costs little,  means much. Ask your druggist for  it by name. Keep it handy for the  whole family. Made iii Canada. Thc  big bottle is economy. ���������������������������'-  Hand made, fancy bread in Canada  went off the market on March 15, under thc Canada food board's new  regulations. Standard war flour,  meaning flour about two per cent,  coarser than ordinary, may only be  used for bread from henceforth.  "���������^i"*"5-*-****  ii  Whatever is the Matter, Jack,  You Don't Look Well!"  MHITMI  BESSES  ^.Jr   "But-  you're not.     You   look  ho  worried and Mrr.d."  -'Weil. . haven't, h^ni* ��������������������������� !<--������������������ pi .if; vi.vy wit  \:-i.-)y."  "No, and you don't -ui^rn to iiaVH any  appetite-. 1 think you ought to Uko i,;.rnr-  i.Viin;? tr. t.nnr- up your sy^tMr,."  "(il., :;o, I don't, r.r.'yl '������������������r^y rn.-'di<-iri<\ I  K'u-nM 1 will noon be all right/'  "Pni v,,i', MVir.uld not no.r/lt.cA. vourr'.elf,  for that. \a jiat um-. way i w;������;i before i had  nervou.--'  pT'i'ttratior",  I'.nd yru������   know  what  a l.'.np; tin;-'- f '-va'i laid up."  "..'<���������!,   r  ''��������� v ���������<������������������".'*  ���������.<-."  '"-*v, '   '���������   W. Ir.hl  ?ir.  !ia!.'.'t a HUT"  ! bintf."  "f know y.h'J   I am '/y-'A.y, w, do.    i am  ������������������<>'������'������'    ',<>   it . '     '.,!',"   ;,   i'.'i'/.iii   un:.)'..   i.r    i>r  i '.h','.i,'i\ No:rv>- \<if.<\ :uhi ������������������.(���������*��������� i fi;-j   mu iau->  .i ��������� ��������� ��������� ���������  i'      ���������   ' ' r>, i I . i.i   It  V->-i  !'.(.../,.   i,i.':li, that uot.liing iU-ctucd  ;,,,  ;..|r,  :.-.-.  !:!:'*   !>r.  ' .'h.'t'!^'.".  N'-rv'-   V'*':<\  ���������"'���������'J    .     ���������'!<      -..'.'���������   jl    .*���������,'"   ',,'*   y.yA   ,V'   ;?',r.fl    t'f.r"  J ���������'������������������ ���������  "���������/lit    :ji\'.i    ' '-. i. .-   : I      'A/i-.fi' i    "... .i .  V   '  ... ,    .   .   ,  "V\\ do moat anything to jfet feeling:  better, for I know I have been losing- my  ffrip on business lately."  "1 j?ct up feeling tired in tne mornings,  and havo to drive myaelf to do the work,  that used to be a pleasure for mo. I have  ffot in the way of putting off matters that  lifted attention, and hate to meet people  when I know that some energy will bo  required to discuss business deals with  them/'  ������������������You'll   take   the   Nerve   Food,   won't  ,������  ���������' ���������������* ���������  "Oh, I'll let you bo the doctor, and if  the Nervo Food builds mo up like it did  you I'll soon tfet back my old-timo vigor  nnd be aide to make things hum. i havo  been rather discouraged lately, but I can  m*m- now '.hid the trouble ia in tho condition  of msr ru������rvoiM uvr.'orn. So vnu urot the  Nerve Kood and we'll see what it will do."  Or. Chase's Nervo Food, GO cents a  box, U tor Jfy.*ir������, nil dealers, or JOdmansOn,  liiiies or. Co., i\iini.,-H, Tunnii.u. Kv^iy bo;:  ol' the genuine bear;; the portrait and oi&-  i.ature <d A. vv. <;iia:u>; MA).r the iamous  IV.    I    -.*j/W      X.I4.I,,      y. ....... #|.  On Sale Everywhere.���������There may  be country merchants who do not  keep Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil,  though they are few and far between,  and these may suggest that some  other oil is just as good. There is  nothing so good as a liniment or as  an internal medicine in certain cases.  Take no other. The demand for it  shows that it is the only popular oil.  Concrete Ship Ends Long Trip  The concrete ship Faith, first of its  type built for ocean cargo carrying,  and hailing from San Francisco, has  arrived safely at a Gulf port, according to word received by agents of  her owners. The vessel, after carrying 2,000,000 feet of lumber from  California to Chile, took on a load of  4,000 tons of nitrate and came  through thc  Panama   Canal.  The Faith, which -was "poured"  rather than built, stood the sea experience without damage, her agents  said, and is ready to sail for another  port as soon as her unloading and  reloading is finished.  :rvx*i*"i^-i0i  &f'5"J������|'L*5rS"&a-j  Usy  MONEY ORDERS  Remit by Dominion Express Money Order.  It'lost.or stolen, yoii get your-money back.   r-CU.   II  isciievea in Signs  An elderly farmer hitched his team  to a" telegraph* post.   ��������� ���������  "Here," . exclaimed the policeman,  "you can't .hitch there!"  Ht-r.~.'x     ix'.L���������i.0������ r.ixr-.���������ta'ri til������ irot/>  \_rc*n e, i.iiv.i. oUCuiSu xixiz irazc  farmer. "Well, why have you a sign  up, 'Fine for Hitching?'"���������Presbyterian Standard.  ::fc  HOW'S THIS FOR CORNS?  i  LIFTS JEM OUT QUICK  You can'peel -your corns off, lift  them out by thc roots, do it without  pain and quickly, too, if you first apply a.few drops of Putnam's Corn  Extractor. Putnam's shrivels up the  corn, makes it look like dead skin,  uproots it completely. The beauty  about Putnam's Extractor is this���������it  acts without pain���������does it's work  quickly and costs hut a quarter in any  \_ /Vi-no- store in the land*    ^ct it toda*1"*.  Miller's Worm Powders attack  worms iu the stomach and intestines  at once, and no worm can come in  contact with them and live, Thcy also correct thc unhealthy conditions  in the digestive organs that invite  and encourage worms, setting up reactions that are most beneficial to the  growth of __ the child. They have attested their power in. hundreds of  cases and at all times are thoroughly  trustworthy.  So Annoying  The latest example of English as  she is spoken comes from Egypt,  where a native interpreter, who had  overstayed his leave, wrote the following letter to his chief:  "My"absence is impossible. Someone has removed my wife. My! but  I am annoyed."���������New York Sun.  Minard's   Liniment  Co.,  Limited.  Gentlemen,���������Theodore Dorais, a  customer of mine, was completely  cured of rheumatism after five  years' of suffering, by the judicious  use of MINARD'S LINIMENT.  Thc above facts can be verified by  writing to him," to the Parish Priest  or any of his neighbors.  A. COTE, Merchant.  St. Isidore, Que., 12 May, '98.  Strange Little ��������� Xloraes in the West  Bivouacking supersedes the usual  system of permanent billets during  the summer months 5n France. Given  a little ingenuity it is wonderful how  comfortable a home can be constructed by the aid of a few strips of timber and a piece or so of corrugated  iron. Thc interior is lined with  ground sheets, an upturned empty  ration box serves aa a table, a shell  case doc9 duty as a vnsc for a nosegay of poppies and cornflowers. To  bc complete, bivouac must bc named.  In a I'erl-.iin vale in Picardv may bc  found, "Cafe Prapn Knot," "Rhododendron Rcndevous," "Mr.Konicky  Lodge," "Liars' Lair," and the "Wire-  wasters' Institute"���������the latter being  tenanted by liiicnifn of the signal  service.  Cornr. cause nuieh sufTi*riug, but  Holloway's Cora Cure offers n  speedy, sure, aud satisfactory relief.  The Food Valae of Ch*M*  Cheese is the only real substitute  for meal. Ihcad aud cheese ia, indeed, a most perfect diet. Men have  liahifually done nirtnv linitrs' hard  manual work with bread and checne  an their chief food. Margarine i.s a  fairly satisfactory alternative for but-  irr.   t'lii'ir  ih  iu. Mil'.-iliinil-   f������u   ������!u:C.iv.  i.H.^V.i'     |.....ij..l     (".,",.,'.,<,     ii, ,..',,,(   ,''.  nf Canada are Ouehee and Ontario,  the former loading in the prodiuHion  of creamery butter and the latter in  the production of factory cheese. Out  .. - ���������        ���������      , 4      r.    ,   t r ��������� ,1  Ol     .1    I'M.U    in    ,I,'till       I Ii'.iiiii uri       .iliu  chcene  factorirn  in   Canada,  1 ,')H4  are  in iJuium >'.    Tlu; lot;.! 'iiu..'n .  o������ ;-;.t  ion:', or dairy l:innt*r'', r,npn!\'inf; milir  and  cream  is '..'Jd,\[>2 oi wlmm  7C>,1-15  '.'I'      HI       (    I, Ir   1 III  :   Painting Salmon R@d  ities Interfered  Red is ihe preferred color for salmon flesh. It is the "dog" salmon's  misfortune to have meat of a dirty  grayish hue, so that it is almost unmarketable.  Recently, however, a fish dealer in  Boston made a delightful discovery.  It was that some salmon-colored  paint (which he happened to be using for painting a truck) would  transform a do<T salmon offhand* into  a fish of the most expensive variety.  The way it worked was really remarkable. It appears that the stuff  was a coal tar product, and when  freely applied with a brush so saturated the meat with dye as to give  it a fine salmon-red lint clear  through.  Unfortunately, the local health authorities, lacking appreciation of the  fine arts, seized the fish and the  paint, and shut up Jjhe studio.  Thousands  of undernourished  people have  -found ihed:  "foc><J���������7-7-  a scien^fcrfic  blend of nourishing cere&is  mmmmmmmmmmmmmmm   |^ fmy. \ pmy ���������������  wonderfuiiy  in bu.ildir\*i  neQiTn -ar\a  happiness.  Weeds no  JiSShN.c roort ������������������-���������*l"-"- ������>'*u^m  iUIUhkl.ltUMC          . ������������������. -   ��������� Z.'....lx...  W.      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Practical Politics
"Did you ever break a promise?"
"I try not to do anything so vio-
sent, replied oeu*ii.cr scrgiiuts. it
a promise has to be disposed of I
don't break it. I let it fade -away."
���Washington Star.
How's This?
We oRet One Hundred Hollars Reward
for say case oS Catarrh that cannot be cur*sJ
L?   Hall's Catarrh Cure.
Hail's Catarrh Cure has been taken by
catarrh suttcrers ior the past thirty-five
years, and has become known as the most
tellable remedy {or Catarrh. Hall's Catarrh
Cure acts through the 11 lood on the Mucous
surfaces, expelling the Poison tress thc Blood
and healing the diseased portions.
Alter you have taken Hall's Catarrh Cure
Is? a short time you will see a great improye-
taeat iu your general' health. Start taking
F. J.  CHENEY  & CO.,  Toledo, O.
Sold by a{l druggists. 75c.
xvaaorung    tor
and Restaurants
Well-lighted and heated hotels and
restaurants will be unknown in England this winter. The rationing of
hotels and restaurants and the catering trade generally, under the fuel
and lighting order is being specially
dealt with by the coal controller, who
urges proprietors of these establishments to assist in every way by careful use of coal, gas and electricity,
and asks the public to co-operate by
not demanding fire and light that can
possibly be done without.
The coal controller points out that
every form of display by iueans of
lighting, though it may be more apparent-than serious, nevertheless is a
subject of eom'oarison and comment
and would set a bad example to the
wvju��>c��iJiUv;is   vvnu   tire   SuOwuig   cvciy
intention to use less coal and light in
their homes. He asks for subdued
lighting in lounge and dining rooms,
for its abolition in show cases, and
for the ban of multiple lights in bedrooms.
It is essential that guests should
realize that hotels and restaurants
are severely^ rationed for light and
fuel, and it is confidently hoped that
the public, by sound and sensible
support, will help to put the national
interests before comfort and luxury.
���Retribution at Home
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visit Johnny didn't say his prayers.
Upon his mother's return there was
a reckoning.
"Why didn't vou say your prayers,
John?"
"Well, you sec, it was this way,
ma: I forgot to say thern thc first
night an' .nothin' happened. 'N then
I didn't say them the next night an'
nothin' happend, 'n so I decided I
wouldn't ever say 'em again if nothin' never happened."
And then something happened.���
���Scranton Times.
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Put ia plenty o!
vegetables  and
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Even with poor
stoefe. "delicious
soups can bo
made by adding
a dash of
L
"Neurasthenia," said Mrs, Biggums
to her cook, "I think wc will have
some chicken croquettes today out of
that leftover pork and calves' liver."
"Yes'm," said Neurasthenia, called
Teeny for short. "An' we got a little
bread dressin' what went wid the
pork, mum. Shall I make some apple
sauce out'n hit, mum?"
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WITHOUT ANY PAIN
Corns cannot exist when Hollo-
way's Corn Cure is applied to them,
because it goes to the root and kills
the growth.
"Five bushels of wheat will provide
bread for a soldier on the firing line
for a whole year. Five bushels of
wheat will keep the life in two adults
or three children in thc refuge camps
of Europe. It isn't a matter of
money, but of actually saving human
life.
Is it magic, no, scientific���a wonderful combination discovered that
will siiiivel up the toughest old corn
you ever saw. The name of this remedy is Putnam's Corn iixtractor. Irs
a corker thc way it loosens a corn;
makes it peel right off in a solid lump
without the slightest pain. Results
talk.      Putnam's  gives    results    and
rncti: hill   n   nnartpr.      *n.-.1.-J   gwervniJierp
Panada Food Board. Licence No. 13-142
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Germany in the Toils
The losses sustained by the Huns
in the fighting up to the beginning
���not the end���of the first week in
September were so enormous that
30,000 men were taken from Krupp's
factories and packed off to the front
within four hours. They were given
no chance of desertingl It was the
same with a large number of boy
recruits who had finished their training. They were also sent off without being allowed final leavw.
Germany has also hundreds of Belgians besides prisoners working night
and day on the fortifications of the
Rhine. " The work had been stopped
for over a year; but evidently the
great allied advance has caused consternation in Germany.
Marking a nevv' step in thc development of the port of Vancouver as
a wheat distributing point, Australian
wheat was on September 17 for the
first time in history bulked and cleaned at the Canadian government elevators, preparatory to being shipped
to the Old Country.
The Him Faces Defeat
Does Not Show Single Quality Which
Has Made French Strong
France, for four years, has lived,
kept her courage and sustained her
effort though the brute has been in
her backyard. With her northern
towns razed, with her middle country towns in artillery range and with
"Mamselle Bertha" paying iron visits
to the hospitals and orphanages of
Paris almost daily, the heroic French
have smiled, prayed and fought. Of
the English and Italians the same is
true. Zeppelin raids at home, military
reverses at the front and hosts of other complication have not deterred
them or weakened their spirit. Now,
with the reversal of thin��*s in order
how does the German act? We are
not yet on his_ soil, we have assailed
none of his cities, .we have gained no
military advantage that inconveniences or injures hif home people, yet
we find him squealing iike the pig he
is. Dashing madly hither and yon, ��
following one peace proposal with'
another, shifting responsibility for |
the conflict, launching    his    warning
aoriiinef   +%.--.   "A �����*���* a i-"-!*---*"-.*���*�� *s*>-^"*i *' ^^
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shows not a single quality of the
many that have made the French, for
example, strong, determined and fine
in the face of bad fortune.���Buffalo
News.
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CMC PAIS
Give   way   before the penetrating effects of Sloan's
Liniment
So do those rheumatic twinges and
the loin-aches of lumbago, the nerve-
inflammation of neuritis, the wry nedc,
the joint wrench, the ligament sprain,
the itiuscls- strsiiij and the throbbing
bruise.
The ease of applying, the quickness
cf relief, ths r,ositivc results ths
cleanliness, and the economy of
Sloan's Liniment make it universally;
preferred.   Made in Canada,
THE FALL WEATHER
HARD ON LITTLE  ONES
Canadian fall weather is extremely
hard on little ones. One day it is
warm and bright and the next wet
and cold. These sudden changes
bring on colds, cramps and colic, and
unless baby's little stomach is kept
right the result may be serious. There
is nothing to equal Baby's Own Tablets in keeping the little ones well.
They sweeten the stomach, regulate
the bowels, break up colds and make
baby thrive. The Tablets are sold by
medicine dealers or by-mail at 25
cents a box from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
New Shell Orders
Near Half Billion
of
Canada Has Produced    to   End
September S3 IrliJiioti Shells
It is officially announced that up to
September 30 manufacturers in Canada had produced 68,000,000 shell*
and 75,650,000 forgings.
The war authorities are making
preparations is if there was no
peace in sight, and orders on a larger scale than ever are being Jet by
the imperial munitions board- The
orders for the coming year will run
nearly half a billion dollars;
jaoisiitles lie. jS. **J��
SAFETY   -   r
Got His Chance
Visitor���What became of that fellow who used to sit around the store
here and tell how he'd run this war?
Citizen���He's got his chance. He
left with the last draft contingent.���
Montreal Star.
It is s.Ti awful shock to a sweet
young bride to see the man who fervently vowed he loved "her only" ia
all the world to show a healthy interest in a broiled lobster when he
might be looking into her eyes.
Minard's Liniment Cures Coids, etc
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In    T?:
There are now about 270,000 wo-
men working on farms in Great
Britain.
Prices and Regulations Adopted by
Western Province
Regulations have been adopted by
an order in council of the lieutenant-
governor of British Columbia providing bounties as follows: Mature coyotes ��2, young coyotes $1; mature
timber wolves, black or grey, $10,
young timber wolves $5; mature
cougars $15; young cougars $7.50;
big-horned owls or snowy owls $1.
The head or carcass of the owl, and
iu the case of animals the peit, must
be produced. An applicant for a
bounty, unless he be an Indian, must
offer for inspection his firearms license or badge. Any person pur- j
chasing a pelt from an Indian may
obtain the bounty for the Indian by
producing the pelt. Justices of the
Peace or Bounty Commissioners are
required to examine both ears of
each pelt of every timber woif or
conger, and if a hole be found in
either car thc application for bounty
is to be refused. If thc cars arc
found intact, a hole is to be cut in
the left car. Any government agent
can pay the bounty on coyotes "if
the-application and certificate, together with the pelt, have been pro-
due ed.
G
EN.    CURRIE   has
stated   repeatedly
that the morale of
our troops is without equal.
lit* known (Iiat tills Is due to
two tilings���discipline and i.inart
iipnearuuce.
Tlie officers fire responsible
for dlcclttllnc���tlio A.iito*Strop
for smart appearance.
Tlie AutoSlrop Safety "Razor
Ilu:. l,i:.:U i.C W4tiul1.il StHVIOC l\\
keeping, Willi the ui.l of uoup
and water, tho facer, of many of
our ujM1<ii:i "ii a ficr.li, oloun,
coniloi'tiblo condition.
Vour r-olilier will appreciate
moro lUun unj thine' clue, en
AutoSlrop��� tlio only ra/or that
Hiitonutlcally r.hurpenfl Its own
blades, therefore, tho only tins
that tn permanently ready {ot
uervice.
Price $5.00
At Itmlimr *Urri cvtrywhar*
22c. i'listisfttv trill tlAix's-i- nsi
AutoXIro/i Ititc.nr Overseas by
flreti Aitaa r.uluferett until.
.A.t'.t'oStfC"'":
Safety Razor Co..
LtmlUd
6:W|*>uk��St., Toronto. Ont.
6i a-is
Drives    Asthma   Before It.     The
smoke or vapor from Dr. J. D. Kcl-
logg's Asthma Remedy gives asthma
no chance to linger. It eradicates thc
cause. Our experience with thc relief-giving remedy shows how actual
and positive is the succor it gives. It
is thc result of long study and experiments and was not submitted to
the public, until its makers knew it
would do its work well.
Wheat Yield Shows Slight Decrease
An average yield of twelve and a
half bushels per acre for soring
wheat ;umI sixteen and a half bushels
for fall wheat for all Canada is given
by the Dominion bureau of statistics
in its preliminary estimate of average yields per acre of the principal
grain crops of Canada during 1918.
i.nnt year fall wheat averaged twenty-one and it half bushels per acre
while for the ten year period, 1908-17,
thc average was twenty-three bushels.    Spring wheat averaged    fifteen
ami    ;i     null  bushels   last  year    and
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IUIIVltl.il       UlljUUI.I       JUI vllt.
period.
For other crops the respective averages are in buahels per acre: Oats,
.)- .i~ ,.|.juiiu.ii. m'/4 auu xiSy-j; i>aiiey.
25)4 as afr-iiust 23 and 27; ila\-, 5J4
as against (A/, and 10}4.
Growing Old Together
.1.
uti.v,iuuai
T.II1S aged couple, mellowed by time
and tho experiences of life, are happily growing old together.
They are happy because they are
healthy. Life is still full of interest to
them, and they are wide awake to new
ideas.
These are tho kind of old pcopl�� that
everybody likes. For, in flpito of th*
years, thcy aro cheerful and optimistic.
It is only natural that the blood should
Bret thin and vitality wane as ago advances,
but thoro aro ways of keepm�� up tlie
quality   of   tho   blood   and   maintaining:
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very many men and women have found
In Dr. Chase's Nervo Food exactly what
they need to restore energy^ and strength
uuti keep Uieiik hculluy uiiu liupjjy.
Am an oxamplo Mr. fJteptwm J. X.fiiucd.
North Tryon, I*.M.I., wr'tftM:   "At o��v��nty-
i (Minard's Liniment Cures  Ditmtheri-i.
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Voluntary Ratiom; Man.
Kt.-i Brunswick hag adopted u, voluntary rntionitto'' aeheme for the
homes of her people. Thi* plan was
prepared iu conference of repreacnta"
Uvea of local food committees, v/o-
(1.ion's it.stitutM and domestic rudrucr.
jicjuiciu, ii wat�� revised and approved by the Canada, food board.    Sim-
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I other  province.*';,  ri-vined     in    certain
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and would pRlpltut*. My n��rr���� also
tttstturrtH wish.-:, u.na I cotiWi ilo nothing but
11b lu h~d In a luniruuihtnsf condition, Ion*
inr ntroncth und w��lffUt. Iu that condition X bttgun iiMlno* sOt. Ch***'* N��rv��
Food, and am onrtut. Xto.4 I not obtatsieti
thl�� tr��N.(m��nt I would now ba Io tho
"bor irttb tha roof w~r my n~-��, Ai
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m��tM 99, mnet I am w-rfttnjr this, lottar no
���ism-t old TimOtHm Itka mfmtt nr����y proloncr
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et-nxt metUetne.**
Thero can bo no doubt that this treatment contained exactly what was required
to build up Mr. Leard'a system.
We aro constantly receiving so many
letters of this kind that we can, with the
greatest confidence, recommend people of
advanced year- to put T>?> Chase's Nervo
Food on trial, as a means of restoring and
maintaining health and vigor.
Here is another interesting letter. This
timo from a lady:
Mra. Joseph Lalondft, Ilyflro Gl��n, Ont.,
���write*:    "I havo to thank you v*iry much
ior   Y��iu��.i   your   imntlv-luow   iuiVo   uulia   iur
mo, enpeclully tho N��r\'�� Food and Kld-
ney-Llvor Pills.    I wm so run dovrn and
ilutvuuu   "ixtdtC   nuuiiUvji.     Li.a.1.    X    Vr^il    li.    LlDxX
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T 1ia.va nliio b��on troubled Trlth my kid.-
noy* for over tw��nty yoam. and triad
every doctor I Un��w of -without any permanent *r��milUi, but I can ��ay thut Dr.
otiiuie'M Norro Jb*ood and Kldn��y-I-ilvor
rilla havo mado mo tool quite different.
Slneo taldnur thi* combined trewntmtmt X
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ii^gMiiiriMiiBii rtiMwi  3.S-.J-I  xvjs   BBTIEW  We are dealers in the following cars :  Foreman and Miss Ella Dow, while  Mr. Choulton, who is visiting F. B.  Turner, delighted the andience with a  number of 'cello selections,  New home made rug tor   sale, *���������*;$ x *  feet. Enquire "R,Ev"lEW Office.  socks; Mrs. McMurtrie, pair of socks  and amputation cap; Mrs. Goodwin,  -p&ir seeks;  amputation cap.  Kaslo Presbyterians   are   after   the  1 SCali*- of ths to*V*S ^hQ\ix^���������ix-tiBjzX diie to the  Pruning shears, including the   long- j f^ct. that   fche  annuai   conregational  handle kind, at Mayvson Brothers.  FORDS $690.00  f.o.b. Ford, Ont.  iSKI^UUH  -\~lSi-~.  f' rs K  ('Ti'sin Vii������r������r������l;r  0^r* 4-   %.0jMM.   T^S X     \-/   \.' M  CHEVROLET $1075  f.o.b. Cranbrook.  DODGE BROS. $1������3S  f.o.b. Cranbrook  Have an Kxpert  Mechanic, and carry a full line of parts.  Remember, too, 1  am  here to stay;  R. S. BEVAN, Proprietor.  9   eilDD! v fn  >urri.i  w.  CRESTON,  B.C.  M9b*������,  ������  ttxtimmmfSmai  &ii&Sa@ssGB-  Morgan Pease, who has been at  Trail for the past six weeks, arrived  back ou Sunday, and will remain on  the ranch for the next few months.  Pte. .John Barraclough. who has  been homo on leave for the past few  months, got word to report at Calgary  on Wednesday, when he is expecting  to get his discharge.  Morgan Long got back the latter  p.ut of the week from a month's holidays with friends at Washington state  ���������..;���������!,.      'iv0.. ���������:.. :.-   .........:~.:.x-r .. 1     41..%  UUlltl'... i. LC.....C    Kk7      X C.l.U,. .. . ^.fx,    .Xx, X-J.ri-  fax, where he ha* a situation in  a railway tt legraph o'frice.  F. W. Ash was conscripted into  postoffice duty at Creston last week,  during the illness of Postmaster  Gibbs, who expects to be back on the  job any day now.  .Mrs. Fred Taylor had to be taken to  the Cranbrook hospital on Tuesday to  undergo an operation for   appc-tidicit-  ... vt..    Tj..i i. _~,._:_j  ������,...,    .. 3  i.s.      ..xi.   ir-.> mi   ������i������C<;iiipHiiie>-i iici , ami  at hist reports  was coming along   fine  after the operation.  Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Pease returned  o?������ Saturday from a ten weeks' holiday jaunt that took them as far south  .���������-.-��������� Los Angeles, Calif., and report a  great time while away. Owing to the  prospect of Earl getting back from overseas any day now, their vacation  was shortened up a couple   of   weeks.  The prophets who have a cold snap  figured out for March will v������-ry. much  oblige by delivering the goods. The  ice cr.ip if. hardly worth the harvest-  is Ik* .it preset���������and ice we in net have.  i^ocal and Personal  Wantkii--Hahy   carriage,    slightly I Z  .i������.eil.   \V>;*i'. i-ii-x ;V7. Hkvikw Oi'-pici-   '  C. G. Bennett of Creston was a business visitor here between trains on  Thursday last.  E. Butterfield of Wynndel was  heve between trains on Thursday,  coming this far this far to meet his  daughter, who is en route from Bug-  land to visit her parents at the strawberry metropolis. ,  Mrs. .3. Frame returned from Trail  last Thurday, on account of sickness.  She left for Spokane on Sundav,  where she will undergo an   operation.  C. R. Paulson, who has just recovered from a severe attack of the flu at  his home in Spokane, returned to  Kitchener hist Thursday.  Mrs. *VV. Lythgoe of Yahk came  down on Saturday for the basket social, returning on Sunday.  F. Staples and Mr. McKown returned to Cranbrook, Saturday.  Dr. Henderson of Creston was here  on a professional visit between trains  on Sunday.  Miss A. Lythgoe left for Spokane on  Sunday, where she will have some  dental work attended to.  Mr. Giroux was a business visitor at  Yahk on Sunday, returning the following day.  A very enjoyable evening was spent  by all at the whist drive and basket  social held in the sehoolhoiue last Saturday night. Cards were indulged in  from 0 till 11, and the ladies' first prize  a silk collar, was won by Miss Clara  Butts. Gent's first prize, a shaving  cup, was won by F. Bassarcl, Then  came the sale of the baskets,   with   G.  andoroauctioneer, these bringing$02  Fob    Sat,****���������Saddle    pony,  years old.���������H. L. Crosthwait.  seven  Mrs. M- Beninger is spending the  week with friends in Cranbrook.  Wanted���������Second hand democrat.  State price.    Apply Review Office.  C. O. and Floyd Rodgers were visitors at Spokane a couple of days the  latter part of the week.  Mrs. R. Sinclair Smith is at Pincher  x^rce^, A.Lt,a., on a visit xo mer motiier,  who is seriously indisposed.  Rev. T. McCord is at Nelson this  week, for the spring meeting of Kootenay Presbytery.  Russell Leamy. who has been at the  Nelson hospitai for the past month,  returned home yesterday,  Creston merchants have signed up  for the Wednesday half-holiday for  1919, to commence March 5th.  Sain Whittaker, former assistant at  the-GiP.R. depot here, but now at  Wardner, is spending a few days witn  Creston friends.  Will exchange farm horse for milch  cow. Also a spray pumpfor hand or  power to exchange for dairy cow.���������  Jas. Compton, Creston.  Hatching Eggs���������White Wyandotte, 3e������-&l strain. Imported, $1.75  setting of 14. Same kind not imported  $1.25.���������F. W. Ash, Creston.  The Valley was favored with another snowfall of about six inches on Saturday night, but Sunday's rain and  Monday's mildness made short work  of it.  At the annnal meeting of Creston  Fruit Growers Union on Tuesday afternoon, Jas, Compton was re-elected  president, and all the old board , of  directors re-elected.  The Ladies' Guild of Christ Church  are entertaining at a whist drive tonight in the Parish Hall, with cards  prompt at 8.30. 50 cents admission,  which includes supper.  All accounts outstanding against  the Emergency hospital must be turned in by the 1st of February, at which  time final payment wiii be made and  the hospital books closed for keeps.  The Presbyterian Ladies- Aid are  haying afternoon tea and sale of cooking, candy, and some articles of children's wearablts in Speers' Hall tomorrow afternoon from 8 to 6 o'clock.  meeting last week was rudely disturbed due to the,fact that boys beayed  snowballs at the kirk door and windows.  Watch for our  Announcement  Next Week.  Mrs. Leach and children left on  Wednesday for Kimberley, where Mr.  Leach is working, and where they will  reside in future.  The 17th of March has been booked  by the Presbyterian Ladies' Aid, on  which date they propose to have the  Feast of Nations,  Mrs, Bamford, who has been Mrs,  Dow's guest for a couple of months,  left for Fernie on Saturday, where  she will reside in future.     ,  A short-course school in agriculture  is announced to open at Creston on  March 11, and con ti uue throughout  the week.    Full particulars later.  Jim McDouald of "Winnipeg, well-  known here a few years ago as tie inspector for the C.P.R., was shaking  hands with Crenton friends oyer the  week-end.  ���������/y!  John Chittick arrived from Calgary  on Monday to take the position of repair superintendent at the Bevan garage. He has been eight years in auto  repair work in that city and co mes recommended as a first-class mechanic.  Mr. Chittick has also seen overseas  service in both land and sea forces.  The Red Cross work secretary's bulletin for the week is as follows: Mrs.  Thurston, 2 petticoats; Mrs. O. Hail,  3 suits pyjamas and a pair of socks;  Mrs. L. Mclnnes, petticoat, drawers  and 2 amputation caps; Mrs Haves,  petticoat; Mrs.   G.   Nicholls,   2   pairs  of ^ winter  j Very Special Offerings for  Men for ONE WEEK Only  cooler-weather  lines, it's true, but with  jar'lly   half gone aud  all   March yet  to  MoHtly   ii  February  ���������:..:...-.   Mi-"   ���������:!.'.������������������.���������.���������'���������!    ':: M. X' ��������� V   Wl!!  These  are  genuinely  old 1,inn  fj'.jall>������������������;>' ^ >���������>  dial  |������ri''''.q these Jhw*f; named.  PANTS  *,-.. tj,,..  values,  U. cannot In'1 had  wholesale  >',  !��������������������������� .'itf .--nt inn.  and better  at tlu* orig  Men'  Men"  Men*  heavy  1.1 ���������. 1 v v   .1;..  ,ill-Wool   cheek    l",tril<.  rep;,  price .lit MX),  now  Twei-'l 5',oil ���������. re;,',  price  .'ri.tt*-.. now  '.;<. v.'i'i''!!!  f"'!.Mt", vi"'.  ...'ic J**-!.'".--"'   now  tf.'l.Uil  ���������1.05  am s, imtrr-irxr a \*r   ty*nttxTO  10.   0���������.  T~0M  X. 44 A   V  A' A.     W  d ������������������������������������   A  X  ��������� -X    0     0-4  M'Ms   I'.'ll    ehr'-U.T    I'l,lid    Slill't.   llnilble   'h<  .tin! ,11111.-.,   1 i-tf. price ;������>'������.oO.  niiw  (el   ' In ���������,-���������!; i'i-   I'l.li'l   Mill!,   1 c,r.   jiii re !)"">.7.*>.   now  rl,...   -1... ���������'��������� .  ���������������  I'l 1 ' I   >Sli ,, t     .-,. r    ,  , ;,.,. .-.-j ",-,    r,,iv  nMers  $7.li.*.  M,  M-  ic.l V V    \ I I I 11 ��������� ic  [il 11  [ic  nil 'A'.i.'iO,  ^'..(lU  '! 'i'l  $'A.u:.  (.11'  ' 'ASH   ' >N|-  "3Q*. 491181  "��������������������������� -4.WA 4tnn w tt 0 tr% ,#���������-*. Mm  \-. "5 is x*\/*~ vr"}*������ *rZ~* ;*j������" ��������������� H  ~-sm������ %*4~ tr%. *~r> Urih #������% ~~--rm  '^!S&- H   'mjtr t^ H y '���������*> m   <Ai  i.V.isVMW.   VI MN  HANTS  Mawson    Brothers   .sale  goods   closes   at   10 p.m. ,   Saturday.  Exceptional values are  being offered  the like of which will not be  available  again for some time.  The Red Cross treasurer acknowledges the following cash receipts for tho  week: T. Harris, ������o; Women's Institute, $:*; Tuesday afternoon tea,  $-1.80, and sundri.is 10 cents.  Creston Farmers' liif-titute is meeting in special session on Saturday  night iu the Auditorium, to discuss  merging the trading department, w.th  the Fruit, Urowers' Union business.  Although the turnout of workers at  the Red Cross rooms these Tuesday afternoons in hardly up to.standard, the  receipts from the teas keep up remarkably well. This week Mesdames Cook  and Goodwin were hostesses, and the  intake was .$1.80.  Geo. Freeman, a Medicine Hat business man, wan here on Hiitnnlny hoping lo he a hie to purchase a car of applet -in,I ;, in,,,,],. ,,f (.,.,.., ()f :;j,uih',.' !!.e  also looked some of the ranches ovor  with a view to buying, hut. found owners dilllilrii! in stating prices on their  property, a-, well us licii.e none too  auxioii;; lo .sell.  The Mel hodist Ladies Aid cleaned  .���������I. .11. .e.if.i ,,,ii.) on 1.heir jim 1 i-niurv jh  '���������". ,'iiu 1 iiii'il.iiiiiii.'iii on linnsi'iiy  ��������� uejit I.u I in iJ!,, A ndiloiiiim. .Supper  and IikIu n I'i eshuietilM were served  I lii'oii^hniii t he entile evening the in-  luke 11.ni 1 wliii-h wm, in the   neighbor-  '' I "' -M"', a very   lai'ue    crowd    he-  01;; in .11 icin'riiu-e.    '-'|lr pi o^r.iuie wiiu  hunil,,..!   I,v    the Cn'.tou   orcheili  ���������'���������U     .ol.Jl.       \,y       |(..v I*       \V.     I   Fl  Ai  ft  im Tft-mXtCk-dC-t'l,--*  ���������        XLUJXAX-~M.T^4^.m.\xd  White, 31 inches wide, at :50c.  4 pieces, striped, 35-in. wide, at 3R(?  Dimity  Assorted chocks, at 30c.  Table Linera  55-inch at 80c.  Irish Table linen  50-inch at $1.10.  Mer/s Woi'k aiMc! Di'^ss SI'MiFts'  Sizes 14.V to 18  M  M  !6  MMM pMVliM MMMM  "��������� IB  LIMITED  <     I llll I ll  '���������������������������    v.ienl     li III |l 11. 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