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 Vol. XI.  CRESTON, B. C., FRIDAY, MARCH 21   1919        ������7^  No. 6  Y,0  ������ m^m m  *M1A 9C   &WM.-7  y  The generous supply of chairs in  the S. A. .Speers hall was almost inade-  ouate to seat the crowd of ladies who  were out for the March meeting of  Creston Women's Institute on Saturday, the feature of which was a talk  on nursing by Mrs. A.-Garland Poster  of Balfour, a. Canadian overseas military hospital head nurse of over two  years expierence, whose topic was the  introduction of a district nurse of the  Victorian Order for the Creston Val-  ley-Porthili, community. In addition  to this Mrs. ii~o. Young read a carefully prepared paper dealing with the  League of "Nations, and there was the  usual quilting 4>nd. a shower of books  for the library the Institute is launching, and which was a success to the  oxtent of 58 volumes being donated.  Mrs. Poster is a pleasing speaker,  with a fine command of language, and  a confidence born of experience and a  careful study of the matter in hand.  Her opening remarks followed conventional lines, expressing pleasure at  having such a representative meeting  of the Institute, suggesting by the  way, that Institutes generally could  do much io extending a welcome to  the English, French or Belgian wives  of returned solciers.  In opening her address proper she  called attention to the Victorian Order  pointing out that it wsis organized by  Lady Aberdeen-to provide systematic  c ue of the poor in districts of large  cities and at first confined its activities-to centres such as Monti ea] and  Ottawa. Much.of the work was maternity nursing aud all nurses who  went into the service were required,  and are stfllT������M|uired no matter how  good their training, to take a special  eou*raet>f*fdtir months in mA^ernity  nursing.  During the last ten years the Order  has groxvn, owing to increasing demands for nurses specially trained in  district work. The chief eastern cities  are provided with branches of the Order who now engage noloniy in regular district work but in school nursing  social welfare work, aud in the last  year has lent material assistance in  dealing with the Halifax disaster, and  tho problems nf the returning military  families.  Previous to the influenza outbreak  the Order was engaged in work in  Vancouver and several points on the  coast. During the epidemic so great  was the need of all B.C. that the question of district nursing was brought  forcibly home to all the distr'cts of the  province.  In tho interior of the province there  will be some difficulty in meeting  the demands of the people jn applying  a city organization to widely-separated  districts. However it is the desire of  the superintendent of the Victoria Order, Mrs. J-lamiiiigtnn, to do everything in her power to conserve the  health of every part of the Dominion,  aud she is prepared, where application  is made under'the requirements of the  Order to place a nursooi' nurses where  feasible. Applications uiav be made  direct to Mrs. Ilaniiinglon, superintendent, Spark Street, Ottawa, or lo  Miss Cole, Florence Nightingale Home  Venablo Street, Vancouver.  The speaker next, described the  work of a Victorian Order nurse in a  city, and finished by outlining a  scheme for the nationalization   of the   : . .....I  :..    /"!., .....1..       I...     ...i,:..i.  Illll4-||M|4,   ,44.\,Ll. ^   .441       w������l i.txx,,,, n/jr i,  un,hi  the nursing orders of the war wonld  not bo lost, but could still "oari-v on"  in the work and supplement the efforts  i.r the federal health department.  Concluding she announced her intention of recommending to Mrs. Jlann-  inglori the feasibility of undertaking  the work of the Victorian Order in  this section whore at least one nurse  M.rmiiai    I...     (i.'i'!!'>ii'<!    :;:    ���������-.; -s-v !;-.������:������������������    i'i.-  son and Payne,  and the collection for  Red Cross effort was $4.10.  At this meeting the directors���������Mesdames .Lyne, Cook, Maxwell, Thurston  and J. W. Hamilton were selected to  co-operate with the agricultural association in looking after the ladies' departments at the 1939 fall fair, and  Mesdames Speers, Hayes, Ebutt and  Lyne were named to act on the reception committee at the soldiers at-home  on Monday night.  A vote of thanks was tenderrd the  Fruit Growers Union who have placed  their office building, near Dr. Henderson's, as a home for the new Institute  library. A number of men have volunteered their services at   fitting   the  &esss������ M&ii&Bs T&^EBay  ������-������l r\ r������ *.>    *i*x    *-~t. 4-\.  mr *0.d"t~.^,.      xa x*      mm a >V* ���������  r---x*..0T~^ n*.~-  library  expects  to   be   in   operation  shortly in consequence.  To secure funds to purchase more  books with the Institute will at its  April meeting have a sale of articles  donated by the members. Those who  hav-a nothing to donate are asked to  contribute 25c. apiece   to   the cause.  SVLgt&BM&LfSxGff^  Mr. Spence, of the Sash & Door  Co.  returned from Cranbrook last Friday.  Dr. Henderson of Creston was a  professional visitor to Kitchener between trains on Saturday-  Miss A. Lythgoe, who has been  clerking tor G. A. Hunt for the past  year and a half, left for home at Yahk  last Saturday.  Omer Geroux was Kitchener's ������n!y  representative at Yahk last   Saturday  President Constable of the Board  of Trade*who is at Victoria, pressing home Kootenay J"lats Reclamation as a returned soldiers employment and land settlement scheme,  wired yesterday morning that after a very close study of the whole  project the Reconstruction Committee of the B G. legislature, had  decided to favorably recommend  the-project to the legislature at  yesterday's or to-day's session. Just  how far the committee will back  the scheme is not disclosed in the  telegram received, but it is possible  they will go to the extent of advising that these overflowed lands be  turned over to the Dominion under  due provincial safeguards in var^  ous directions, and that the federal  authorities be asked to put on their  engineers to fully euquire into   the  t. '\-'\- x ti JS " ~~  JS   x 1 *  leaSiuiiiuy  *~s. viFSinesge, &-I1U  i>u    81111-  iltaneously get busy with the U.S.  authorities arranging the international iu eta, 115. iijCiiiuiViir tne snare  of the. finarice Washington will  have to put up if reclamation work  is undertaken.  *^=  *������r* mM.jSxrm  Rev. T. McCord of Creston \vas here  between trains on Sunday holding  ���������Presbyterian church service.  Pte. D. W. Butts arrived in Kitchener-, last ��������� week. from overseas. He  ���������joiVtt-3 the coiOrs "at -Gam'*-*) s^ewis,  Wash., and was fourteen months in  France, being slightly wounded in the  hand.  F. Belanger of Creston and Pte.  Milt. Beam of Erickson were visitors  here between trains on Sunday.  Geo. Leach of Canyon City is paying  Kitchener a few days' visit this   week.  7-i. Geroux was a business yisitor at  Creston Tuesday. Dan Spiers "was a  week-end caller at Creston with his  family there.  Working at Bull River for the past  couple of seasons, wiii be at Yahk this  year, to which point the O.P.R. are  transferring their milling   operations.  Last week's social function was at  the home of J. M. Craigie, where a  gathering of friends assembled on  Friday night with a birthday surprise  party, and whiled away several hours  very pleasantly at whist, followed by  a supper and dancing.  Roy Telford left on Monday for Vic-  ori������'. to which point he has been summoned to give evidence before the  provincial public accounts committee  which is investigating some expenditure in the way of team hire in connection with .1917 road work. He was  joined at Creston by Messrs. Harris,  Walmsley and Geo. Young.  .J* 1_   mrr.-w  j-UuruO0K -uxcijeoa or "uran Drool*: was  a week-end. visitor here, installing  Walter Hall as postmaster and storekeeper during Roy Telford's absence  at the coast.  #  Mrs. F. J. Klingensmith got back  en Saturday from a short visit with  Cranbrook friends.  Sitriiai-  The steamer Kusknnnook replaced  the Nasookin oil the Nelson run a  couple of days this week.  Pte. Horace Wright of Nelson, who  has been at Kuskanook on a short business trip, returned to Nelson a few  days ago.  Mrs. Moore (Mrs. Loasby's guest) is  spending the week in Creston, where  she is the guest of Mrs. Cook.  Mr. and Mrs. Sid McCabe are residents at Wycliffe at present, where  the B S~ B crew it operating just   now  Mrs. Grundy was a visitor with her  p.uenirH at Alice Siding for ;i few days  last week.  Sirdar royally welcomed home W.  D. Tuohey on Saturday last, after a  little over two years absence in overseas service with the Royal Engineers,  an Imperial corps. He had a touch of  Hickn������������H8 early last fall but is now looking and feeling, the same as ever,  though army life has not had tlio o-  ffect of putting the weight, on him  it bus oi'i many of the other veterans  returning.  jvir. and ivirs. -Jam and children, Mr.  and Mrs. Tuohey and children, Mrs.  Loasby, Mrs. .Monro, Mrs and Misses  lla/.el and Margoory Goodman wore  iiL Cr<-.'iLuu on Monti.iy night, for liio  soldiers at-homi", and all report it, a  success in every detail.  A  sneries m  I'l'i'i-h  hoi t Ie reven.hlil  Mrs. Carl Wigen is. spending a few  days tbis month visiting friends at  S*inca and other points along the lake.  Serg. Douglas Butterfield is leaving  this week for New Westminster,  where he expects to get his discharge  from the army, and will return to  Wynndel to fpend few months.  The dance at the schoolhouse on  Saturday night was fairly well attended and a fine time reported by all  guests. It was like old times to have a  delegation from Alice Siding at the affair*.  "*""-- j ���������-���������../���������...���������.,������������������-.   ,:: >ssi...    ,   .  John Wigen is busy in the timber  adjoining his raneh, completing a cut  of about 500 ties for the C.P.R. F. H.  Price is also operating a tie   camp   in  i/ajlS ocCuiOu.  Wynndel's populatinn has been further increased by the Italian gentleman from Coleman, Alta., who recently bought a ten-acre tract adjoining the Williams ranch, ���������  Postmaster and Sergt. Butterfield,  Tom Ramstad, Carl Carlson, Misses  Marie and Ronga Hagen and Miss  Bathie and her guest Mrs. McKay,  comprised the Wynndel delegation at  the soldiers, reception at Creston on  Monday night. It was a case of we  won't come till morning so heavy with  mqd are the roads���������and so late was  the fun kept up.  Ron Uri sprung somewhat of a surprise on bis friends here when the  news arrived that he had been  married at Arrow Park on March 12th  the bride being a Mrs. Rood of that  place. They are expected to reach  Wynndel this Week, and will occupy  the new two-story house recently erected on the Uri ranch.  The rains and sunny weather taking  the snow off fast, a hustle is being  made this wesk to finish up mulching  operation'..  Mr. and Mrs. Fred Klingensmith  arrived on Fridav from Ontario, and  are temporarily occupying the E. W.  Klingensmith ranch house, prior to  going to Yahk, where he will spend  the summer.  MBM^gsi  mSegi  M%M������lWv~,  Andy Matthews, who has been  working atBirchbank for the past few  months, returned the latter part of  the week, and is moving the family  back to the ranch lately vacated by  Mr. Parker.  Miss Foxall, who has been a visitor  with Mrs. Collis for some weeks past,  left on Fridav for Cranbrook.  ridge at Canyon  Wm. Ramsay of Nelson, the.proyincial works department engineer, along  with J. D. Moore, the Kaslo electoral  district road-- superintendent* were  visitors here on Friday and Saturday  on an inspection trip. Their special  business was to further look into the  proposed new bridge across Goat River  above the Canyon, with a view to figuring out what amount of bridgework  and grading would be necessary to put  in the up-to-date high level structure  &ne department, tavors erecting, in that  locality. A yery thorough investigation of the whole matter wasv made,  and Mr. Ramsay is ir.cl!npd i** "believe  the work will be undertaken this year  if the cost is not excessive.  Asked as to the probable grant for  roads and bridges in the Kaslo riding  for this year Mr. Ramsay's only  re-  morl?   itroq fViof  Vk.% *Un.*1   ������.~"U~-3 m. l ���������   --,- ���������  m-~M^,m.dum.    .������ I*-*   xsmlmu   MxA%S   tiEtU  aD&CU AVi"  &J ������6*1-  erous appropriation and in yiew of the  fact that the 1919 budget forecasted  expenditures in the works department  on a considerably heavier scale than  in 1918 he looked for a larger subsidy  than a year ago wises only $26,000  was voted for the whole Kaslo constituency.  He is pressing the government hard  to procure a rock crusher and . road  roller for use in the Valley to get a  start on a permanent road building,  There is ample raw material here for  that class of. highway construction,  and the present system of yenairins-  the present roads is in no small way a,  waste of money. As city engineer at  Fernie.when the streets there were  similarly huilt naturally he is a strong*  convert to the use of crushed rock  in roadmaking.  Mr. nnd Mrs. It.  Dodds   have   good  reason to   henceforth   ronionibcr   St..  Patrick's Day. A brand now daughter  was added to   the   DoddH*   family   on  Miiinlav iimriitiig, Min oil i7i.il.  Mrs. H. Thurston left on Monday  for Spokane, where .she iti ,-i|.ending ii.  few days with friends.  The packing shod on tho   P.  \\ .Staples ranch is being rebuilt info a    gar  ago for i ho I'nrdson   tractor   recently  bought.  Min,  T    II      Lewi-,    of    M..v.:.-,      }.'.;;'.'...  Local ranchers haye "been unable to  put up tfie usi'iar"supply, of ice' this'  winter and it would look as if ��������� there  would be less butter-making and a  heavier export of cream to Nelson in  consequence.  ' For March operations a clucking  hen on the Stace Smith ranch has  made a name for herself, bringing thirteen chicks outof that number of eggs,  and the birds all living yet.  W. H. Hilton, who lecently acquired the Hehne ranch, is busy at  present enlarging the house on it. and  expects to move in very shortly.  Mrs. Matthews, who has been at  Nelson'lookingafter ihe Bartholomew  family while Mrs, 'Bartholomew was  down with'the flu, returned on Monday.  Alice Siding was splendidly represented at the soldiers reception at Creston on Monday night. The road to  town is a sea of mud, but in the direction of Wynndel tho sleighing was  pretty fair early this week.  m~r-m\~-^vt9M       -mfitjff  >.s '��������� ' " -   -   -   -  School Inspector Calvert of Nelson  was here on Wednesday on an official  visit to Canyon's scat of learning, aud  found everything in splendid shape.  Qnr,. Wp'-lirij*" who h:u: boo:: hero f.'r  some timo on a visit to his brother, Albert, left on Tuesday on a visit to relatives in Wisconsin.  The stork is having quite a busy  time of it at Canyon City. Another  visit was made on the 14th, when a  daughter was left with Mr. and Mrs.  Hare.  Mr. Ramsay is confident that   work  .:w)UJbe.-res*^e4 lowecing  of  the gradfe and 'otherwise improving  the road at Arrow Creek hill will be  carried through to completion this  year, and that an auto road will be  buiit from Sirdtu* to Kuskanook, so as  to provide the neccessary outlet for  motorists going through from East  Kootenay to Nelson and interior  points.  While here the Transportation Committee   of   Creston   Board   of  Trade  waited on him, urging that   steps   be  taken to put   a   larger   ferry   on   the  Kootenay River and that engine, power if some sort be provided to operate  it with. To convince that the ferry   is  a  very   busy   provincial   utility   Mr.  Ramsay was presented with   a   statement   showing   the   traffic    handled  over the ferry from the middle oi July  till   the ������-iid of February,   and which  shows that 229 autos, 002 single   horsings, 5113 teams with wagons, (161   saddle horses,207 cattle, and 012 foot passengers  were  among  the transported  items.    Last fall nnd winter some 500  tons of hay were ferried across,   while  in one day this   year   there   were   10  tons of hay and 4.430 posts (estimated  at 00 tons) transported.    The question  of a new ferry, Mr. Ramsay   said, had  not   escaped    the   department's    attention, and that favorable   action   in  the matter might reasonably be   looked for at no distant date.  has boon visiting hero of late, and who  rendered valuable assistance in organising the Boy ScouL troop, was given  tangible expression of appreciation of  his good work overseas more part ion  I....I,.   ..l...     iJ-x.'.i  ..!-*..      V  l.l^Ul      IIC  \������HW  j guest of honor at u whist party and  ' tl.'tuot' in Hi������������ ���������><,l\ii<tllinii,'i>, wbioh v,":\r  The provincial engineer and district j vvvy largely attended. Cards wore th. ���������  road foreman spent parts of Friday ; oitl.-i- of the earlv p.u I of lln-ev.-mng.  and Saturday hero taking measure- j wi,|, t\u, vym.s g������,ii,g t,, Mrs. Swan-  monts find otherwise sizing up mutt-!son nni| Mr. Pochin. Then v.i.m* 'ho  oiHatihe   proposed   location   of   lh������ | HUp,H.r and Iheu the d.uice.    with  ex-  neods of Creston Valley provided it | tho omoraldiis regoeia. is reported as  would bo, pormi^siblo to carry her ao- ' infe>t ing many of Ihe plant;, in H'tdnr  tivitios into such parts of Idaho as are i households this year. Mayor Daly re-  iiow served by Creston'*- physician. calls a similar visitation of this sort, of  At, tho elose of (be iiddre.ss Mrs. Kos   | bug Mime  years ago when Sirdar   bad  lei- whs I oiulereil the l������i������! il nl <-,h I In ink-, i I hi  I'.M- lo-i' ������'IV'<ri on miiliiit! of    M"-������httiio'.  hid gate   aud    Mallandaine.      "tofrosh-  II'      I     ...l.    . I  ,1        I    l,.  4  ......... ,    ������������������.   1    I ���������     ���������  her   parents,    Mr.  Palmer, rel urnod  day.  .   .     4   .      1  .   ' '  and  -o.i"..*������������.    ������������������.'���������������!.  Mrs.    M.   It,  homo  Oil      W'eillles-  III    Ih.-   It,..i  eailiost sprino yel recorded,      Tin  i:i:.y..iV went I.i-!   predict ion, however.  new high level bridge, which may   be j c,.ju.nt musio by Me.-,.sis.   Maborg. T.-d  built this year.  n    im.. i ,..   ..     |.,...;.,,....      ..:   :. ������  Nelson a. couple of days the  fore   part  oi i.he week.  Tlie mill was in opera! ion  on    Mon-  diiv, on ji rush   order   for   speeial-si/i-1 '       ""'.."/  ....... . or overcome Will)  is nut so cut husia^it ieally    received   as  . i;,. ,,..;..'.      ........   ,.#..       4..       ������������������    . .'���������   ,"          -.. r       *   ,,'r   444     ,4/%.,.......        4..   ...f^  ol .VI est I ii 11 ion li.   1 '.ii I wi iii til.  l-'ilnioml- i nj> bis gi ceiiliou-i' I hose nights.  Mrs. Hilton arrived hael< on Mnn  day, aTld a lenday.'.'visit with friends | mat ''rials. Hauling is at an end ,imv  al Trail. Mr. liihon is busy ;.t present. I thoro noL being enough snow for slip-  on I ho election of a house mi the ping. Thoro is about a six weeks' out  i-.uieh in'i.jii'i'i v at Alice Sidine.. i of log;, iii the yard.  i Hwansoii :��������� tn!   Cns "Weslinir  i i.iiiKl   i������f ihe iliiiriiii.    i   lf.lt  [while A.  It. Swanson spoke briefly   in  , .i|������(>l <'i mi ������m l   ni      iie.       ������ ��������� ii|tiu r>     eiiuii  laud made hint a   present   of   a    purse  containing $111.  Mr. (>ilpin was a ral lithe    lie,ill mess    nf  lll'tlcup   In evn. ...  for the   gift     bnt  ���������-.'������������������ !  .llsll  t;.- ������������������  Ib  I  ['..    \V.   Iv lingeiisinii b, who has been I  ...,i..  many  Me  A.   lillpl.i   of   ('riiiibi o.ik,   who   nl f.'invoii  JBi"fi"S*Sii******"*i  tilUliJiiagWiiBt^irt.u*'^  ---Sam "" TFJ&  REVIEW.     CRESTON-,     B.     a  jit;  ~******lii**Hi ir' ii Vto'fo*'*^"'  E-V- restorod thousands of Cans'*  dlans to health ������nd strength by  banishing ttisir kidney ox bladdau  troubles.  "Cho National "Drug & Ohearlcal Co.  of Canada, "Limited, Toronto.  ZXsv vxL\.a~.    60c. & ~<j~7  m--e~-~~0~r<~?.  $r  EDITORIAL  ^=~>  A Real Test of Patriotism  Reconstruction      is    becoming     a  hackneyed word in thc vocabulary of  all people thiis early after thc  close  of the Great War.    It is becoming as  much  a  commonplace  in    our  daily  conversation and writing as was thc  phrase used so frequently during the  war: "This  old world  can  never be  the same again."    The truth of    the  latter saying is being impressed upon  all people more and more clearly as  the days pass, bringing with them a  record of world upheaval in every department of life.    And the word "reconstruction" merely stands for those  new   ideas,     methods,    and    policies  whereby thc old world which existed  prior to August, 1914. is to be changed  for  the  better into  a new world  having its birth in thc terrible cataclysm  of thc  past four    ar?d a half  years.  The world is confronted with a reconstruction   of  its  social,    religious,  political, educational, economic     and  commercial life.      Western    Canada,  canno-, even if it would, stand aloof  and immune in this world-wide period of change.    Our very habits    of  thought have undergone a revolution,  and formerly held opinions have been  uprooted,    strong    convictions    have  been   weakened  and    old     prejudices  destroyed.    We ar-e already living in  a new world.  Is  this new world to be a better,  finer one than thc old?    We all hope  so,  but it   remains   with   us  as  individuals, and collectively as a nation,  to bring about    the    realization     of  that hope,,    At the moment old customs, systems and policies arc in thc  melting pot;  thcy are being  tried in  the   fiery   furnace   of  a   great    social  revolution  which  is      sweeping     the  world  wiih  irresistible    force.      The  danger is   that   in   burning  away   the  dross of the past we may fail to extract   the   pure   gold   oi   sound  principles  ami  the  experience  of  ihe ages.  Wit'n   t.l'.r   ���������������.������������������.������.ing     of     the     pendulum  from the c's-i autoer-vy of thc past to  t'r.c  o'-���������,',���������   ."'".nooraoy    of    tiie    future,  lli ���������*.:���������<: is 4'l.'.r.gcr  or people    ini-st.iking  their new found liberty for license,  of going from one -extreme to the  other. And extremes arc always  dangerous.  This tendency is seen not only in  Russia and other European countries  where Bolshevism is leading to  anarchy and ruin, but it is noticeable  in Great Britain, United States and  Canada where masses of the people  in their eagerness to break away and  discard the past arc impatient of the  time and consideration required in  preparing and putting into effect new  policies and creating new systems.  Yet if the best results are to bc attained, if permanent conditions making for lasting good are to be created, it must-be by thc taking of gradual steps, by evolution, and not by  violent measures and sudden revolution.  Tbc next few months constitute the  most critical period in the history of  mankind. The sudden coming of  peace threw the world out- of gear  even more completely than did the  sudden outbreak of war. With th i  outbreak of war, endangering all our  personal liberties and onr very national independence, the fires of  patriotism burned high and people of  all classes were willing to undergo  any discomfort and make any sacrifice in order that victory might be  achieved. But with victory came relaxation, and tlie danger now is that  the patient patriot may become the  impatient and carping  critic.  Thc real patriotism of thc Canadian  people is to be put to the test now  and during thc next few months.  With the throwing of tens of thousands of men and women out of war  employment, and the return of some  hundreds of thousands of soldiers to  civilian life, there will inevitably be  some unemployment, and unemployment always means idleness and leads  to discontent, unrest and distress. It  is thc duty of all those in a position  to do so to "orovidc employment for  others. Many cannot do this, but  they nevertheless have a personal responsibility to their country in the  present crisis.  It is the duty of cveTy individual  at this time to remain calm and patient; to place a curb on his tongue  and give no encouragement to feelings of unrest and discontent among  others, and to set their faces sternly  against all movements calculated to  weaken our laws and constituted  authorities and offer defiance to orderly and good government. The people's rights should bc steadfastly  maintained, and all legitimate grievances presented, but these things  should bc done in an orderly and  lawful way and by  means.  Such an attitude on the part of the  great, intelligent mass of thc Canadian people will enable this Dominion  to the more quickly readjust itself to  peace conditions and bring into effect without undue delay those reforms in all departments of life  which admittedly arc necessary. Displays   of   lawlessness,   and     the     en-  and discontent  fflCi-������������������i������:ii .:>i'i.'.. .io.;.. "'������������������"���������"l~mi  ^^^m^xx.y'-.vr.i* ���������^���������Xl00--^Si~>\  tees THE WHITEST, t^S^  Thc three Prairie Provinces use  annually about 40,000,000 bushels of  seed grain, according to Frof. Bracken, of the Saskatchewan College of  Agriculture.  Want National Omora  Headquarters Should Be at.Whi.o������:peg  Rather Than Ottawa  Thc remnants of a big program of  business was cleaned up at the session of the annual convention of the  Western Live Stock Union at  Brandon.    For the first time since the inception of the organization, five years  ago, the    presidency    has     changed  hands.    Dr. J. &*- Rutherford having  declared it was impossible for hirn to  occupy the chair for another year, he  was hoisted to the position of honorary president, his successor in the  chair being Dr. Toimie, of Victoria,  B.  C.    The stockmen placed    themselves on record as in  favor of  thc  formation  of  a national union,    but  {many were the expressions made to  the effect that its headquarters should  be-at Winnipeg rather than  at  Ottawa.  The Nova Scotia "Lumber King"  says*  7T consider MINARD'S LINIMENT the best LINIMENT in use.  I  got      my    foot    badly    jammed  -       Ml.  xCmm,  MA'  EE  "fir***!* ~f~*-L%m-2p'  J~-~> V^0~4 .&J������������  LINGERING WEAKNESS  Here's a chance to  prove So ^o*ar own  satisfaction, and at  ������or eapense,that Zam-  Buk do<8& end pain  end heal sores and  elsin diseases.  Mall this achrertlse-  ment and ic &tar.������������������  (for return postage) to  ���������?.������m-Buk Co.* JJUpons  St., Toronto, sad w������  ������������������srill sead yoxz *f*ree  (box.  ���������r.O.  r'tll  X7XLK.XJ ���������  NARD'S LINIMENT and it was as  well as ever next day.  Yours very truly,  t. g. Mcmullen.  Banished by the    Wonderful    Tonic  Powers of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills  In almost every case the victims of  la  grippe,  influenza,  fevers    or  contagious troubles, are left weak, ailing  "*#nd despondent after the disease   itself    bas    disappeared. They  do not  pick up strength as thcy ought,    and  remain tired listless and discouraged.  Thc    one and   only reason for this is  that the blood has been impoverished by the ravage of      the      disease  through which the victim has passed.  Strength and full activity wiii not return until the blood has bc^n restored to its normal condition. The blood  can be enriched and purified by    no  other medicine as    quickly    and    as  surely as by Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  To enrich the blood and  strengthen  thc nerves is the whole  mission    of  these piiis, and thousands have found  them beneficial in bringing    strength  and  energy rfTter disease    had     left  them weak  and    run    down.       Miss  Beatrice Cassidy,   Vroomanton, Out.,  says:���������"From my own  experience   I  can   speak  in   the  highest   terms     of  praise of Dr. Williams' Piiik Pills.   I  passed  through a  severe  attack     of  Kiev Changes Hands  Copenhagen. ��������� Kiev,  the Ukrainian capital, is again in the hands of  Ukrainian   forces, according    to    reports received throtigh Berlin.  A Pill for All Seasons.���������Winter and  summer, in any latitude, whether in  torrid zone cr Arctic temperature,  Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills can bc depended upon to do their work. The  dyspeptic will find them a friend always and should carry them with  him everywhere. They are made to  withstand any climate and are warranted to keep their freshness and  strength. They do not grow stale, **.  quality not possessed in many pills  now on the market.  ������<^r������������^>"9-<^,������Or������%>e'^>.������. <***">.���������"V-Sfc,������  Cause of  larly QM Age  dr  The celebrated Dr. Michenhoff,  e~a authority on early old age,  says *h=fr It ?* "caused by iss'scna  A generated in the Intestine."  v When your stomach digests food  properly it ������ absorbed without  ������������rnusgpo::sncui;������^t* "*"-""'- Prisons bring on early old &ge mmi  premature death. 15 to 30 drops  of "Seigel's Syrup" after meals  ^  csakea your digestion sound,   to  ������'<&S&'^%'ix3SKS^0V^*x������m������Sr&  SP45TANT&.Y   RELIEVED   WITH  scarlet fever, from which I did not  regain my strength after the fever  itself had passed. I was^ left very  weak, pale and frail looking, and although I was continuing to take med-  ..; ..      ,  icine,  I  did  not  improve.    At    this  constitutional  t;me a frkml adv;sed me to take Dr.  I Williams'  Pink  Pills, and    following  thc advice, I soon felt the pills were  helping  mc, and after  taking    them |unequalled  reniedy~'3    worth  for about a  month  I  found    myself  timcs its price to all who ^ it#  fully restored to my old time health    The Canadian Iron Corporation  will in the near future alter and 'extend their pipe foundry at Fort William at a cost of $125,000j estimated.  The. federal and the Alberta provincial governments will co-operate  to construct a new tuberculosis hospital for central Alberta.  0RHQKEY REFUNDED. ASK ANY DRUGGIST  or wiito tymzi"-Knox Co., Montroal, P.Q. Piles60c  RrmfrnDei thr name ��������������� It mieht not bc ������een  ������r������ir. |  Minnesota Aliens to Be Deported  Minneapolis. ��������� Radical and undesirable aliens of Minnesota and the  northwest are being rounded up preparatory to being deported, it became known here, and a number al"  ready are in custody of hum-migration officials, although where and  how many was not disclosed.  Strangled with Asthma is the only  expression that seems to convey what  is endured from an attack of tliis  trouble. The relief from Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is beyond  measure. Where all was suffering  there comes comfort and rest. Breathing becomes normal and the bronchial tubes completely    cleared.     This  Catarrhal DeafaessCa-aaotbe Csreti  by local applications, as they cannot reach  the diseased portion ������J the car. There  is only one way to cure catarrhal deafness,  and that is by a constitutional remedy. .-���������  Catarrhal Deafness is caused by an inflamed condition of the mucous lining ~t  the Eustachian Tube. When this tube ia  inflamed you have a rumbling soumi oi-ini=  perfect hearing, and when it is entirely closed,  Deafness ia the result. Unless the inflammation can bc reduced sad this tube restore." t������>  its normal condition, hearing will be destroyed forever. Many cases oi deafness are  caused by catarrh, which is an inflamed  condition of the mucous surfaces. Hall's  Catarrh Cure acts thru the blood on tho  mucous surfaces of  the system.  \Ve will give One Hundred Dollars for  any case oi Catarrhal Deafness that cannot  be cured by Hall's Catarrh Curs, Circulars  free.    AU Druggists,  75c  F. J. CHENEY & CO., Toledo, O.  \  How Many of  "Your Neiqbiors  "**"*��������� * f *xJ  ~~J  Yg������ know c������ some.but ������  rw6y* do friet| drink \i? J  R'r, because tea and j  courage menu oi uiiicm.  among the people, will only serve to  hamper thc progress of reconstruction  and postpone the dawning of that  bettor day toward which our faces  arc turned.  Demands of Socialists  and strength. I therefore strongly  advise anyone who feels weak or run  down to give Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills a trial^ and 1 feel sure they will  not regret it."  Rich red blood is thc whole secret  of good health, and from the first to  the last dose Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills enrich and purify thc blood. You  can get these pills through any medicine dealer or by mail at 50c a box,  or six boxes for $2.50 from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville,  Ont.  When a young man advises a girl  to take boxing lessons she need not  Ebert President ������������ Germany  Basel. ��������� The German national assembly      elected      Friederich    Ebert  president of the German state by a  V.���������11 .  p.u.;  i iiH  i  !'l'"V  1 i ,   < .inwsubd,  slioti'ui   form  coffep disaqreo with  A  N*':**: tinv- a xvaJo-ful  ���������oirrHi   rirf'rn/niiSriC-S.'v.  I-     .    '...-4      4.).   J.'rir-.x-   rxrt   r,lr\YV,.  nrY\ rlirt+.nrh,'<nrf-i'  foiiov'Ti >'.*"<> or cni liAi'  drink if ki ���������  Think of PosWn  Which are to "B������ Submitted to Peace  Conference  Ben in. ��������� ��������� After considerable fruit-  3<\*'s argiiin'-iil on tlu: w.'ir, during  irvluch Ilu. Gorman delegates refused  lo rj'T/u.ii.-ito rnililarism, the Socialist  ���������..i/iil*''ri in'- worked on lhc demands  i.'Adrli aro lo )><*; submit led to thc pracc  (���������.oi'.f'M-i.ni-o. These include an eight-  .i'n..' fi - ���������/, i'<������������������'���������-." r'ciioii'-, on the work of  ���������n arid children, emigration of  v. .mil lioir.r. work under sani-  "uiou-;.    The so  conditions,   it  ��������� - ..I      to  i"*   !)���������.������-'���������   1 r< nt -/,  (,,->���������<.,i im-iit ."oimuttl.'-e ami a p.-r-  ���������fi itii ti.;.i i')ii;.l office of Control  tl,-: io '.I." 'i',n of llie working  . . i .ii.i n'i(.:i I .-il, .1 i ;d:;o i.'l ;m in-  i M< m< :< I lil/',, (in Ii.i uiriu i'i m  ���������i������.4 r 'i '/f.ii'. < li.iiiur.OI .'"I'lllire--  it<l   ili<-   roiifri cm <"   did      not  il ' '      .1     ii ' .' .. il'il     ,'IMl     I IliJ     U     ll'.lii |  r.i    < r ,>iii,ii i y      fiiiuinioiK ii,      l*u  , ���������   .    i 4 ; 4, ! ���������   . .,   11    4,. ���������.-, \; 11!   " ��������� \ r i - < i \ ��������� <  ; 1-      ,i ir)     '. illinii i     il.,".  "  r     (.oil! '' I I   IP   f\  A normal school building will be  erected in Saskatoon. The estimated  cost ia $250,000.  Some  one has advanced the startling theory that there is nothing ao  monotonous as monotony.  waste her time in figuring on a pro- vf>tc of 277 out of 379 votes, a ma-  posal from him. jjority of  102.    Herr   Ebert  accepted   . (the  election.      Count  von   Posadow-  THOUGHT IT WAS SUfGPlElsky-Mchner TCCciYCd 49 votcs-  Corns cripple the feet and make  walking a torture, yet sure relief in  the shape of Holloway's Corn Cure is  within reach of all.  A  .fi'.'  ,*-,.,!  Wit  II    . !  i'   .  M'.'J  !<<  I ������,<*,;  l.inoiiriit    (".iii.f.n   niiihllu "i 1.  I I  il,*"  W.P Uri ,  \.  \H:T������.:fH-.\4*XL*T:ldPn~irm  ,f-idd.t^**~m~l  imm-dtS-mJ^  w.  IV  J. I.  i'.'.'M  !lH.:i.-.'.  '''������.  U'.|M   U  i'l   I,  i i /(r\  Tf*!,wi* Vnmr II a in*  II*   m-.mimm-Xm  mm~-Sttmml������ -mmm    m        m~. *���������    ������- ���������,-  or'R'lhkkaMrieakiiy:  A Jiralp c'lird for*by Cuticura usually  mruiiM ihirU, ylo.i.ny li'iir. i'rc������|iici������i  nhanipoos with Cuticura So;ip;ire ex-  r.rllriii. I'rrr.rdetihai'npoouhyioiu'hcii  ��������� r.i <>ir'**r!������-������-it ti* ������p..t'i of <lan������  h**iin'/ ������n*l IrriliUio'.i of thc  Nothiin; bcitri' for thc com-  ""   " i������>      ll'<tr  4f .���������������  ��������� \t in.  ti. "������. 'J.-.U feet, hv Wlnll. HtMl ������������������������������< jHk-.-  ,���������..'.   "'���������'    ;; r������^    ._���������>.>   ������a...������     tl   N. m,'*  i,,<|,. l.y  or.'l.'l H O.l.iUU.^.U.  ...x.   x.xrilx..  A prominent merchant was discovered a few days ago brandishing a  razor at midnight. His wife called  for assistance, but^ found her Hubby  was only paring his corns. Far better not to risk blood poisoning���������use  Putnam's Corn Extractor, 25c at all  dcalerg.  Portugal Shells Royalists  Vigo, Spain. ��������� Two Portuguese  republican warships bombarded tho  town of Vianna de Castcllo, north  of Oporto, according to travellers  who have arrived here. A republican  tug boat bombarded a passenger  train on the railroad between An-  cora and AlTife north of Vianna dc  Castcllo. Thc engine of the train  was destroyed. The passengers fled  across the fields. There were no  casualties.  dniU  ���������T* - ������������������  ������������---i   r���������.  r>.n������,in  V/ai    WI1.IL.U    lUi     Vxjm.....\i.x  Rcgina, Sask. ��������� Minneapolis, in  tiie United Stales, will supply a large  part of the oat seed requirements of  Western Canada this year, according  to A. E. Wilson, chairman of lhc  Dominion ~~~d pt.u-cha:iiug connui*--  sion, who has made arrangeincuts to  secure 300,000 bushels of No. I Min-  ut-apoiis o.iij..    Af.'.i.i.i Ii...'ir\.  ij--.";! r.p  poilltcil   III   MiiiUv;.i,iuii:.,      ui.i'.i:      <-*'<  oni"'   will   be   cleaned   and     inspected  nnd   -"-hipped  direct  to  their  <b*Htina-  lioni*.  Japan Makes Denial  Paris. ��������� The Havas Agency gives  out a statement by Viscount Chinda,  the Japanese ambassador to Great  Britain, who is now representing hi������  country ot i hc peace conference  here, declaring the report to be untrue, that japan has exercised pressure on China to restrain the action  of thc Chinese delegates to the. conference.  Piles Curea in u to ������4 Days  DriiKKistM return' money if PAZO OTNT-  MKNT fails to cure Itcliinjt, Mind,, Diced-  in if or ProuudiiiK Tiles. Stops Irritntioni  Rnutlica and Heals. You can tret restful  ulccp nftev the first .   plication.     Trice 6O0.  Mliiard'a Liniment Curen   Oarget   In  Cows.  A bo:c of  I xt....i.x,   ...  onmiunition  containing  ���������������.-������,llrl      <T,l*r^     it  I     4-0 X*r. .... X.   -....-   ���������-  - .L.HX !.;ilf  u  u'.inut*.  .11  ;t..fi>r    ������|i  li-ua  Will Not Invade Russia  London, Lord Curzon, president  of lhc council, said in the house of  lords that none of the allies is prepared to uivade knrria to extripaie  lhc Bolshcviki. "It would have  meant a new war," he said, adding  that, an an alternative, the Prince's  Island conference was proponed,  ���������A;HIU)KlbNi WfcibU HElP  Bpaukiiigdocsii't'cm'f*! bud-wetting;  ������������������the trouble in due iu wc-dciics'**.  of thc intenuiloi'p-au'i. My hucccsh-  ful home trout men t. will be found  Sicli>fulc Send no money, but  wviic uue today. My Ucr.liueut  is nqually Hucceswl'til for jcdultH.  tiouhlea wiiu xtriiuuy ������.ji*Tn.:uiiI^..������.  iSlliS. Vt. tyMHtH*! BfH Wiauivir, ~uL  imA, mdi.J. XX... f-^-"--^^.^  ���������^f^.vfmmrmm^^  mm-WMmtwtsmm*m*stm mm  ������������������^PfTfirw..  ���������:-.:n*������l*XiiZ~M  THE  CBESTOK  BEVIEW  ,       /       Or- \  *W*R Bff"      <**?������������������* H"fc fl"������ i^n ���������()*������ >������^ m d     -n������en������i -mrnn m m  lilt -blULQI-UN K.tYltr"  Hi-  Issued every Friday at Creston. B.C'  Subscription : S2 a year in advance;  52.50 to U.S. points.-  -   C. P. Hayes, Editor and Owner'  CRESTON. BC, FRIDAY, MAR. 21.  Soldiers At-Home  Successful Affair  Insofar as such an occasion may  serve as a barometer Creston Valley's  returned soldiers know that their overseas efforts and sacrifices are fully  appreciated by the stay-at-home citizens, for with the dirtiest sort 'of  weather prevailing all day nnd even  ipg', and with the roads everywhere  inches deep with mud, the Auditorium, was'far too small to accommodate  the crowd that was in evidence for the  soldiers' at-home on Monday night.  At least 30 khaki clad veterans were  in the crowd, all points in the Valley  having one or more representatives,  including Sirdar with two.  Thirty tables were provided for  whist, but had there been room for a  dozen more tables there would still  have been players to spare. Cards  were called off at. about 10.30, the  prizes going to Miss E. Hirtz and  Miss M. Bunce, while *the   gentlemen  Grady   and  winners   were   ������j.  Weir.  Next came the concert program,  which featured the address of welcome and the reply thereto. Rev. J.  S. Mahood delivered the former with  eharacteristic ability, and well-chosen  language Lieut. R. Sinclrir-Sniith replied on behalf of the G.W.V.A. The  other items on the programme were  vocal solos by Mrs. Vaehon and Rev.  Mr. Mahood and a song and chorous  by Ralph Swanson. Miss Kane and  Mr. Chorlton contributed a 'cello duet  and Mi*. Chorlton solo number on the  same instrument. R. B. Staples, who  presided, opened proceedings with the  ���������Long Long Trail" chorous in which  the crowd joiued with vigor, and they  also lent a hand in the song by Ralph  Swanson. "It's the Navy."  Refreshments were served in the  family style in the apartments above  the Auditorium which had been specially fitted up for the occasion. The 25  or 30 soldiers present with their partners had the first table and amongst  the good things served/ t hens was  roast turkey, thanks to tlie foresight  of Mr. and Mrs. John Hobden, who  generously turned oyer to the refreshment committee a 25-pound bird they  had ot-iginaily intended to haye when  their son, Pte. Bert Hobden, got back.  The rest of the crowd were served in  relays after the yeterans and in this  way there was no let up in the dancing for which  Ci-eston  orchestra sup-  B IS OS ir-. ~X- dSs 00-. ~~~        S~~ fSSm mmt%     STTS  l nim iii  ������        B      e    V-m-      ^>Sm  i-i Oil ��������� i S.u>  Distributors af all commodities formerly handled by the Farmers' institute  I   IM|TEp  Lime. Sulphur.  Nitrate of Soda.  Lime and Sulphur Mixtures  Superphosphate of Lime  Spray Pumps and Repairs  Sprayometers  Bastian Primers���������8, 10 and 12-foot handles  Marquis Seed Wheat.       Standard Seed^Oats  .  Glovers. Grass Seed.  Alfalfa.   Local grown Field Corn  i__   plied music steadily until almost 4.30*"  Taken all. round the eyent will long  be remembered   by   Vaiiey   citizens.  From start to finish there was   no   let  up to the eyening's enjoyment and the  affair went through   without   a hitch  anywhere.    A. R. Stsanson, who was  at the head of a committee of nine   in  charge of the   affair,   and   who   also  headed the   refreshment  committee,  is everywhere congratulated   on   the  success that attended the evening, the  handling of the supper feature reflecting great credit on   himself  and   the  two other membersof that committee,  Mrs.Compton and Mrs. Maxwell. " Mrs..  Cook and Mrs. Cherrington ably backed up Mr. Staples on  the   programme  committee, handling   the card   tables  capitally���������and    certainly      proyided  worth while prizes..Mrs. J. W. Hamilton's and Mrs. Brousson's decorations  speaks for them.    Except at much expense it would haye been hard to   improve upon tne appearance of the hall  on this occasion.. And   while   compliments are in order one must not oyer-  look   the    orchestra.    They     played  throughout      the      entire     evening,  and their effort was a great factor   in  the high class entertainment provided.  That the ladies of the   Valley   were  not backward in   showing   their   appreciation of the  occasion  is indicated in the large supply of excellent refreshments.    After all  had   been well  helped a considerable supply remained  and the proceeds   of   the   auction   of  these helped   materially   in   enabling  the committee to turn over $25 to the  Creston Great War Veterans   yesterday to help  that   organization   carry  on their worthy effort.  We have not the spaee Lo individualize in expressing the committee's  very deep appreciation of many valuable services rendered, but will  those who figured in the program; the  ladies who brought the refreshments,  who helped with the serying of them,  worked on reception committees, or  in any other way made themselves  useful kindly accept this as a very  genuine thank you. And the same to  the men folk, particularly to the bachelors who came through handsomely  with cash wherewith to buy tea, coffee, milk, sugar, etc. The affair  throughout proves that the Valley's  heart is in the right place���������and this is  the first of a series of similar events.  emerriher the  nC^���������***?.#*% 1 ��������� ��������� ��������� i ***���������*������ ���������������&     W ifJilA i  ade Bast Summer  ���������to get your warm weather clothing made up early?  Now is the time to buy fabrics  and get sewing done.  Our Prices are reasonable, and  the  quality right.  Oamhries and Longcloths, 30 inches wide,  from 20 to 55c.  While Lawns, Dimities and Piques, 30 and  40c. yard. ?  Prints and Ginghams, 25, 35 and 45c. yard.  Middy Cloths, Nurse Cloths, Galateas and  Satin-faced Duck, plain and striped, 50c.  per vard.  New Laces and TCmhroideries. White Voile,  Persian Lawn, tSkc.  Early arrival of trimmed and plain Panama  'Hats, ladies'and girls, JJ4U50, ty-S.OO, .-42.^5,  .$2.50 each.  Also Ladies' Linen and   Piinjunrt^rVasih  Tints  ~wm  m  1  Hw  .. i   ti������t) nn  ..,,.1   <i������-������ xi���������  ... 4,   '_.    >H, .ill.. 4,4 ,  ~-  B  "������������������' 4^vr^m~   ~m���������m\ mmW r#^^K  "hjBKXISB  *t*P2  Zmd mm* tx *-*���������  titA  WmM. .WH jUrWi W& lrWm% jr-^i   fM^, Iffll fl W  /^k Pi  H   d������~\x.  liivii r CHJ*  g������ig������������es*s* mWsffi������B*s&������  Valley citizens generally and  specifically are asked to keep the  evening of Wednesday, April 2nd,  clear of all engagements, so as to  be able to be present at a citizens  gathering to discuss the question  of erecting a soldiers memorial, and  if deemed  advisable to  appoint   a  committee to devise ways and  means and o-et the nnde^takins un-  der way. If time permits the meeting will take an expression of opinion as to about what amount ifc  would be well to attempt to raise,  as well as hearing any and every  suggestion as to what form the  memorial should take. This is a  matter that has been occupying  attention for some time, and now  that it has been decided to take action it is hoped there will be a  large aud representative turnout.  The meeting is called jointly by the  Red Cross, Women's Institute and  citizens' committee that had charge  of the reception on Monday night.  RQkHlT. LAMONT  NOTARY PUBLIC  INSURANCE   ���������    REAL EST  ATS  OEALER IN COAL  ORESTON   -   =   B.O.  40. SttNOPSIS  OF  UHiUU  h*l������ i   MresEIMU.JOTEnj !  Alt|rj  Is there any  Meat in the  g s  ���������nOi!***-*--^  -~*'4-d   i~  Trustees m&mtiis^  The March meeting of the Creston  school board was held on Tuesday-  night at the schoolhouse, with Chairman Jackson presiding. The minutes  of previous meeting were read and  adopted on motion of Hayden���������Jackson.  Letter re High School from Inspector DeLong was read, and the secre  tary was instructed to acknowledge  same. The secretary will also write  Education department for additional  room or rooms.  On motion of Hayden���������Jackson the  following accounts were ordered paid:  Mawson Bros., $5.25. Creston Drug  S. Book Co., $3.45. Mercantile Co., $4.  S. A. Speers, $15.15. Creston Auto &  Supply Co., $3.40. Hugh Taylor, on  account, $50.  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry ?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  BxilsZSfSdgS-  xyV-.tTi-  ��������� ia. j.   are always to be liad  here. In meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock'  products.  a  & fiflL I ML  T0Vd      T. ���������4 . 5      mx.Td.  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 mors than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions, with  joint residence, but each making necessary improvements on respective claims.  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  five years and make improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing  and cultivation of at least ������ acres before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because  of ill-health or other cause, be granted  intermediate certificate of improvsaisnt  and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence  may be issued provided applicant makes  improvements to extent, of 1300 per annum and records same each year. Failure to make improvements or rccorf  same will operate as forfeiture. Title  cannot be obtained on these claims in  less than 5 years, with improvements cf  $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 occupation^ provided statutory ijuprovemeiiia m&ae and  residence maintained on Crown granted  land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  acres, may be. leased as Jtomesites;  title to be obtained after xXiXSlliiiS 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.  rrm\_ _      .-.-r-.-x-xir.     n?     J.1,:.-,       ,\ ^.*-      ��������������� ���������"���������--. J     *_-_  X .UL***"���������      OCV/fJC     \JX       UltO     Xa.<C*U     JLJ0     *******H-LCbA 0WV*      fcV  include all persons joining and serving  with His Majesty's Forces. The time  within which the heirs or devisees of a  deceased pre-emptor may apply for  title under this Act is extended from  one year from the death of such person,  aa formerly, until one year after the '  conclusion of the present war. This  privilege is also made retroactive.  TOW MS. re PROPERTY ALLOTMENT  ������: ACT.  Provision is made for the gran*!; to  persons folding uncompleted Agreements tL> Purchase from the Grown of  such proportion of the land, if. divisible,  as the payments already made will  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 also protected. The decision of  the Minister of Lands 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 May, 1919. Any application made after this date will not .be  considered. These allotments anply to  town lots and lands of the Crown sold  at  public  auction.  For information apply to any Provincial Government Agent or to  G. R. NADBN,  Deputy Minister of Land x  Victoria, B. G-  Te~-.m mHfae*e Essqzssfy  This district will receive a little added p-iblicity in legislative circles at  Victoria this week in the appearaiice  of local loud foreman T. Harris, Roy  Tt-lford, Geo. Younp* and It. Walmsley before the Public Accounts Committee of tho B.C. legislature, which  body, at the instigation of ox-premier  Bowser, is investigating expenditures  for team hire in the Creston Valley in  connection with \9i. roadwork.  The two items that aro receiving  Hpecial attention are the "i'lOS pair! to  Mrs. F. A. Barton, and'$124 paid to  Hoy Telford. Tho hitter ih in three  payments dui-inu; tho mouths of January, October and November. Tho  Barton cheilites wore, earned in August  and SepU.iiiLioi*.  The works department made two  ���������semi-public invcHligationn of the mat-  to*- and the iniiiiHi.L'i' assured tiie committee that regulation value hud been  received for the iiinountH spoilt, and  that lihere wiih no occasion to ispenil  possibly .$100 in bringing witiiossoH to  Victoria to empdre into a matter involving about *i>'i.'..>.  Air. Bowser, lioweyer, i.onltln'l, hcii  il (hat way so t,|������������������ wilncsMcn left on  Monday, and were probably beard at  yesterday's Hitting of the investigating committee.  K-ACRK RANCH FOR SALE  Canyon City Lumber Oosnpany  LIMITED  ---tff������'''''>fnr-Tri"^i'r^  C41 JL JL ~-Z\~. JL JL JL &L  c  ^mO^k-wytr-n ~r\~rv  ~-Jf\~yX   V JL-V/-C;  l li  "^OUR backing requirements may  **** be entrusted to this Bank with  every confidence that aircful and  efficient service will be rendered.  Our facilities are   entirely  nt your  /���������!#/��������� ,-v /- ,". *-. I  w* -0. ��������� x.i V> ~.ss. 4t������  THE CANADIAN BANK  ������s  IL  OF COMMFPrF  >..-'    4     V    XLL    V    XL XL-^AXX    ':xx  IA  .*���������   .-i.  J  l'WWU',**rM.I������l*-*W,,.'������^  I son, planted to treoH live yearn olrl.  ' \vm<M- T-nii' Mii-oiiT'h "ami. \V \\  1 |C1'*M1\ I'h-h-K.-.on, ltV<1.  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J xi  *������������������"���������"]  ]���������������  p  I  in-  ��������� ii  1  II  1  I  1:1  1  ||St*ifi5SSlg@l5tBgSBBgBBaigsIEislI=sjB  I YOUR TRIP TO TORONTO ���������       I  H Ho Mmcr wfaa* its tsitsion, will yicid ssors ������!easu?������ il your nccoEia:o<3&Hon  .aera is so y*af liking, "'s spprsclats thc Patronage of Westerners, being from  Site West curschrcs. We will provide jc\i -with e*rery home comioxt, service ihat  takes c������r������ of the mcst minute details and meals at rates ������o reasonable that you  will "be surprised. ''Flu" Contagion, is impo������sible, aa every t is fumigated  each <**>*, all tinder the eupervieion vi a graduate nurse. Toronto's Famous Hotels  Are both within a minute s walk of tbc Union Depot anv. a few minutes" v.-alk  from the shopping -centre. Give your baggage checks to one of cur porters who  meet all trains.    THE WALKER HOUSE   THE HOTEL CARLS-MTE 1  "Th������  Houae of  Plenty" "Tho House of Comfort" SS  GEO. WRIGHT & MACK CARROLL.,   ^roprictora ������  iriBtlEESIlltllSBEiSlillliUBBBiiiUiaiiisiiiBiiUiiSSSES  Saskatchewan  rtf"! -x~ .n...��������� ���������.0 r7-0T4r-     CrS 4- d\ 4r JT TT4X dyTT 4r  XX&'.S.XX-kiA'*--.-   UlttvvU=���������ii.lK  ������ , All Farms  Should   Bc   Summei-fal-  fg | lov/ed Early  j������ 1     In  connection  with  the    inaugura-  nn"B7-*Y  ^TTWWXT'Gi  %J SLA 30-iL^     KJ  TORONTO  American Plan���������$4.00 and up; with bath, $4.50; European Plan $2.00  and up  One of the largest an.! most comfortable Hotels in thc Dominion, strictly first-  class, 'flic Queen's is well known. 400 rooms, 120 en suite, with bath; Ions distance Telephone in every room; elegantly furnished throughout; cusine aud service of tlie highest order of excellence. Is within easy reach oi. railway station,  theatre and shopping districts.    Hotel  coa-iics meet all trains.  McGAW & WINNETT  BDITAIN HAS PLAYED IN THE WAR  LORD GURZON DESCRIBES MAGNITUDE OF EFFORT  Great Britain is Justified in Asking That People Should Be Told  What Nation Has Done  Saved thc World and Civilization  tier iintrauCc Into the War  The magnitude oi Britain's worldwide war effort was described tersely and luminously by Lord Cui'zon in  a speech at Gray's  Inn Hall:  "We were lighting seven distinct  campaigns ourselves���������in France and  Flanders, Italy, Saloniki, Palestine,  Mesopotamia, Persia and .Egypt.  Thousands of our men had. shed  their blood for the defense and  emancipation of other lands. We had  proved ourselves to be the knights-  errant of civilization. We had been  the feeder, the clothier, the baker,  the armorer, and the universal provider of the allies, and without our  aid the superb effort could not have  respirators to thc Italian army to enable them to breathe the air of victory in the forthcoming twelve  months. We  had   dislocated     our  trade, reduced our own consumption,  rationed our coal, and sold or pledged  our   British  securities   aud  incur-  ti'on of thc new seed grain loan system, the department of agriculture  has issued a statement setting forth  thc considerations which have led to  the new policy. The .statement says  jg. in its closing paragraphs:  "Representatives of this department  report that even in parts of southwest Saskatchewan ten or twelve  years of age, there are many farms  where the fallow is not plowed until  on in July od even August, that it  frequently is never harrowed till even  later, while others make not even  this^ pretense at summer-fallowing,  having none at all. One might about  as'*safely enter a western winter without fuel or shelter as a southwestern  summer without summerfallow.  "Those who persist in taking- such  chances in the future must do it at  their own risk and expense and not  be encouraged to longer gamble with  government seed in the hope of another 1915. West and southwest Saskatchewan should be, one year with  another, if properly farmed, one of  the finest and safest wheat growing  areas of the west.  "To one, however, who refuses to  .adopt the proven f:eld methods of  our successful farmers in this area,  the scrap heap is his inevitable fate.  To those who have again suffered  loss of crop from drought this year,  the above frank presentation of the  situation may seem harsh and cruel,  but it is undoubtedly in the interests  of all that it should bc said, and the  problem  faced.*  "In the case of many others who  have also lost their crops this season  from such largely non-preventable  causes as frost and hail, it is gratifying to know that cither a comfortable  bank account or the diversified character of their farm operations have  left them in such a position of independence as to be able to finance  themselves at this time. Thc more  we  all  aim and  attain  this   enviable  Does the daily housework, the rubhlnc.  the scrubbsns-. the washing, rcuden and  roughen your hands until you despair of  their appearance? Then use Ingram's  MiUrwecdCrtam. Itlsaaoftenlng,cleans-  f nir sream with gently curative effect. St  sives the hands softness and whiteness.  St soothes the skin tissue.   Han? nails  I is #^*^ff*  ���������*������ -"M  ssj.r.  eets shiny just put on a licht touch ot  Ineram'sVelveolaSouverflSneFnceFGW-  der (50c.). ������t blends perfectly with the  aomplsKisa and conceals little blem-  lehes. St is dainty and fracrant. There  Is a complete line of Ingram's toilet products, Including Zodenta for the teeth  C25cJ, at your druggist's.  A Picture with Each Purchase  Bach time youbwyapackBCe ������flngr atn'e  Toilet aids or Perfume your druggist  will eive you, without charge, a large  portrait of a world-famed motion  picture actress.   Each time you  get a different portrait so you  tnakeacollcction for your home.  -v druggist  119  F.F.fagram Co., Windsor. On*.  "JSBaurrtuii  iEftaff.������^W9���������>OTJ"!'K!"Kitl  CRICK F I  f*������EOl      _ _...  HFiVY MI AGAINST THE HIM  St2,a~iM, S, W   A     &~r&&imm-  A -.%-SM. mv-rnxM. \~xty m%  a ������*������.������������  & V   ������l AA Aa������M ABlUA   mmmm.-----~- Si^-rJL1!   S   *=?  TREMENDOUS INDEMNITIES FOR BARBAROUS AGTS  &. AJi-bis   *x~ta~ w *-������������������������-���������������  Germany Will Be Confronted With Huge Bill When  Nation Is Made To Settle For All the Wrongs Committed and  The Damage Done To the Invaded Territories  -u   ���������     I  .       ���������    i   --       i        I      o ������������������       ���������  red  losses  in  this  respect    in  many , conciition the sooner government seed  L~���������_ i   r., -.���������i   J���������   17-  J.' 1 CU11.V.  ried over 50 per cent, of the coal by  which the furnaces and forges, the  railways, and arsenals of France were  fed, and 60 per cent, of the cereals  ���������which kept her army and people, and  ���������we had one million tons of shipping  in thc service of France at that moment.     We  also  had  half a     million  parts of the world  "We were sometimes reproached  for the number of men kept in this  country; but thcy were retained because they were carrying out invaluable and necessary service to the allies. At present there arc 260,000  men in this country engaged exclusively in the industrial service of  the allies and 375.000 digging coal..  One million men were doing industrial work for the admiralty, and one  and a half million men were engaged  in munition work, a large prportion  working not for us alone, but for the  allies as well. When they contemplated these services it was remarkable  that our armies  were  so  large.  tons   of  shipping  in   the  service      of   pur effort was  sufficiently great     to  Italy, and we had carried small arms,  ammunition,  machine  guns,  blankets.  socks, wool, cotton and jute,  the lat-   and to our allies  justify us in asking that it should be  made known both to our own people  ter  to  clothe  the  soldiers of  France  and her people. We      had      sent  France's entire supply of frozen meat  and petrol to Saloniki.  "What we have done for France wc  have done for all the allies. Since  the war we have carried twenty-four  million tons of stores for the allies,  and the total value of our shipping  contracts for them was seventeen  millions sterling. Northampton, Kettering, and Leicester had provided  thc footgear for thc alliep, and _ had  turned out altogether sixty million  boots.     Wc  had    supplied    2,000.000  The last sentence of this passage  should find an echo in every country. Great Britain's entrance into the  war saved the world and civilization.  But for British resistance the Hun  would have had continental Europe  under his heel, despite all thc Valor  of France, and hc would have proceeded to organize his power for universal domination. His design was  broken by thc British stubbornness,  to which the kaiser paid angry tribute in his conversation with Ambassador Gerard. History will do justice to thc part Britain has played,  but her miraculous exertions, military, naval, industrial, are not yet  fully appreciated except by serious  students of the war, because thc gaze  of nations has been fixed on thc drama and glamor of thc battlefields,  which have obscured other essential  factors in thc strength of tho allied  cause. The greatest of these has been  the British mastery of thc seas.���������Toronto Globe.  grain on credit will become  a  of thc past."  thins  Why the Sea Is Salt  The sea is salt because the rivers  carry salt there and leave it. You  must remember that ever and ever  so many big rivers empty themselves  into the sea. And you must remember, also, that all through thc ground  there are what we call mineral salts.  As the rivers flow along they pick  up some of these salts and carry  them down into the ocean. Thc salts  are not all the kind that wc mean  when we say "salt," but there is more  of that kind than, any other, because  that kind dissolves more easily than  any other, and so becomes a part of  the water. There is so little salt in  each river that we hardly notice it,  but then all thc rivers reach thc sea  and dump their salt into it. Then  there is a very great deal. Of course  the sun takes up a good deal of water from the sea. That is Nature's  way of keeping the sea from spilling  over. But thc sun takes only the  water and not the salt; so the sea not  only keeps the salt that it has, but  it keeps on getting more from the  rivers. And so the sea gets more  and more salty all the time.  Germany Was Deceived  ���������ST-i  Efofli'-r and   B..'������<-;  I'lfj-''.'-, <'<>'.;.'. -.-. i",'.'!.'  Our Canadian  nurses are need-  od "over there"  now as never before. This iri the  timo to learn  hov-- ic tako eare  ������.f the wounded,  Ihe nick���������or any  i-iWi-'rxC.'.i.'-'y. You  ean lofirn a pi;reafc  di>id by obtaining the "Medical  Adviser" from  your nearest  dni<j*K".st., a book  of J.CjOO j>a<y<-,  bonrid  in  cloth,  f.ont-iininKoh.-'-i*-  i''r*<iri First, Aid,  I' n. n <1 ;\ p; i ri ,r,,  AiiJi.l.oniy,     Ily-  */,n*i!i\ Al.'rr.,j(/,.-, , .  ti)   U-l'-'.'H11'*1 -  ';'"*''  V'*"'1'', ���������*������������������������'''*������������������ expected  Silver Bullion Sent to India  Twenty-five     Motor    Trucks    Took  Metai to Ships  A. shipment of $3,000,000 in silver  bullion, the largest ever sent out from  a New York assay office, has started  on its way to the secretary of state  in Calcutta, India, 25 motor trucks  being required to carry the metal on  the first stage of its long journey.  Thc bullion was obtained by the  melting down of thc silver dollars  held in reserve against the one-dollar silver certificates, which arc being retired by the issuing of federal  reserve notes. The silver thus set  free is being shipped to India, under  an agreement with the British government, which is obliged to pay the  natives in India, in whatever capacity they are employed, in bullion.  It was learned that about $17,-  000,000 in bullion had been shipped  to the Far East from New York assay offices since the right to melt  down the silver dollars was conferred by thc act of congress^ of April  23. Shipments are also being made  from San Francisco, and Philadelphia,  and it is estimated that the _ total  amount thus far sent to India is between $60,000,000 and $70,000,000.  Tremendous indemnities for her  barbarism confront Germany. One of  the terms of thc armistice is that she  make reparation for all the damage  she has wrought in invaded territory.  Her bills look something like this:  For restoring Belgium, S5.000.000,-  000.  For restoring Northern France S1--  000.000,000.  For restoring Serbia  $500,000,000.   ���������  For damage to property and compensation for those killed and Injured  in air raids over Great Britain, S250,"  f\r.r.  r.r.r\  UUU.UUU.  For sinking merchantmen without warning at sea and murdering  passengers  and  crews,  $1,000,000,000. .  Total: $7,750,000,000.  Some of the details are:  Destruction of the Reims cathedral.  Destruction o������ France's vast orchards.  Partial destruction    of    more than'  500 towns and villages    in    Belgium  and France.  Demolition of public structures and  private dwellings in London and a  score of other English cities.  Sinking of the Lusitania and  000,000 more  tons of shipping.  Unchecked  "How did Teller get his cold?'  "All the drafts in thc     bank  through his cage."  go  20,-  A Comforting Message  Mrs.  Cassidy���������Norah is takin'    on '  awful.    Her husband's      got      three  years--but he  can  get wan  off    for  good behavior.  Mrs. O'Brien���������Tell her to rest aisy.  Sure an* he may not behave himself.  fg'^iWr^^  or  t'.-rwJ   S,Oi;   In   IX-."--'. "**.'.  1"~'1  't ,  !������ri<l;r.'!;!-r(r, Or,';. ! ^''l-Mri'l  I IrCrlVIU.lllK '.(   Wnll'.oii  ���������ll.r'ii- m)lT.'rir.|r<", vml !..������  .Hi l.y   Dr. J'ifr'.r'i  f''������vr.rit  li.fe; -ijir. ilu, .-liill-i ur i'j  Ar      .... <���������!   - U.rr      ..Ir,...--  Wfrl.lll).      W|4,,      fliflr-r*      fVrll  ������������������-: i  i ' 'i.vi:a<1 u havf .'ivrr'Virr.^ |  *   i,''r.;\   i;l|r*MI   -,f   y. I,I/..,Ir'li  I'i -"wr/l/il i.,4t.     Kalt.t.- 1  ,r   ilT������(l"4- i  German Has Made in a Public  Address a Curiously Ingenious  Confession  ''.'���������ipiaiu von Man ley, a man hitherto eonec'ili-cl from long-distance observation and comment, though, since  In-, i^ deserihed a?, "of the Gorman  Hi.hniralty," lie must he of some im--  poi'taiKe. in lii.s own country, has  :..:n.lt'. in a pi'hli..'. address a curiously  i.... .,:.iu, ;.,:::.-';':\r:'.. He tohl his  i:< .i������������������������������������.-������������������ !.li-il (lie sinking of 600,000  ' n:    'i'\   ���������d.ippini���������: monthly up to Aug-  to bring  lo  i<nson,    but   the     do.ter-  li-i'hoi     the     l-'-ii'-disli.     deceived  )i*.rv'ru������l/.r,,1  I ir I'l.-rr.''  III". I'i.'I'.'"  lir.1ri.--li, (li  4..L.'k.i iii I  ,.i  ,    rlUi-ri.l'J    lul.4  Vj-r.4|   trn  .     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I lie one true st'ind.ird of  .; ���������-iii.iiiii'n y, uhii'ii, of i..������"������iii'.sc, i.s {lie  ':-..,,ni   'tunil.i.'il,  the  ravages  of  ihe  1        '"'I   In i -���������   .shown   Ihi-iu   that  ii\t.inn-     was  useU-ss,  anil  I.,m'i'   j.'iveu   Up   the   lif'ht.  ,4ir<l'',    the   eapuuti   m  lh;i1      tin-    Gi-riiiiiii.-;  i:<."��������� 1 ��������� .I,��������� < < 1   <h-fi-:il      if  'I  mii-Ii  ;i   In.-,',  ,(>;   l'.ii|,1-  'i < ��������� 11,   ' i i i. 11 ���������: .  fl H li SI  I  "Beat for  Hard  Water."  Royal Crown Soap Coupons cost yen nothing whatever ��������� rememher that ��������� It's out  way of advertising.     Coupons will be found on or iu all the following products-.���������Royal  Crown Laundry Soap, Washing Powder, Lye,   Cleanser and Naptha.  You get Quality, Quantity AND Premiums when you   buy   Royal   Crown   produotw.  Hero are a few sample,**).  -iiii.'i'  'III.   I'  mr-ifo   ^   '1/  I     '    '  . . /  umr.'ior.  it>  l|U   111 ! Il \.  C.**n:id:i  than       rvi-i  ������OOK^OOK  m  ^*vi*^C  ���������m-mrrTrt**. -wrmrtyr: ������n,rr<wi^gMiryraa'^*a:  1  HOME   QUEEN   COOK   BOOK.  Over    800    isa,t,v.H���������ini   hy  7%  Inchest In oIkc, of useful reclpcn  s.ni*        "���������*<-������i������.<<*'h������-)M        Information,  bound In whlt������  oilcloth.  FKEE  FQl- fiOO WRAPPERft.  JTouttturti   l'uuirt   by   uu.  GENUINE  LEATHER   HANDBAG.  Jumt au tin own in cut.    hJlcely  l������l������mt������i������l,   boautlfully     lined     una  nttci!   v/ltli  ti clvtin^i  jM>rr<������  ���������^<r!',,  tnlfror.  IFREE   FOR  400  WRAPPERS  Or $1.25 Caah ssnd 25 Wrnppem.  l'ontuiro l^aia by uu.  A  I,���������,!,  .I  .11 inn! <.l  i  ,      4.    O,"   -i-..'.  I ������ <    ,������ ������.    I   I ��������� x V ���������  I III' I'l- l'.l"<l  :; ; !', .    for  in   '   , i H 111i  ���������-..I.      .1,.  I   1(10  <   rl   I l>h<   r  ill I oil,' luiHl  <l<'lii.iinl    will  * \: -��������� - r- -\ i r  ���������o    :'.-.iUr .    if j  BlLVEn-r'-LATED    lJTTEH  DISH.  "MJT'ictiy -an uliown  In  out.      A  Tueiiutifu^ and   UHcful   artlcli*   ot  FREE   FOR   000   WRAPPERS  O*' $2.60 CmbIi and 100 Wrappon.  Poutauo l'������.la by  ii..  IJIO   Vimi.   List   ot   M#w   I'r.-Tn1iimu -montlon   tblu  i'mmr  When  wiltliin.  .t,   .1,  TSie Royal Crown Soaps, Limited, Winnipeg/Man.  - Premium   Htorn ���������* 054 Muin Btreot, "Winnipeif.  IjooIc for th������  UV.il  nr-.r*it*mTmi0*iiitli0*tHm\*^  -JhihtoLim^-a^^ TFTFC     T>i?vrir*^v      .fTRTn.w.fy\\  ft  -J ������F YOUR MUTCH  ������?���������������***#       ������ ������������������*W  "-"���������������   -V *_W       -vm ***������*       ^4  u  tax on matches amounts to more  than the cost oi the matches themselves,  As-a matter'ol fact, two-thirds oi vour match mbnej-  goes to the Govermnent, and one third goes to pay for  the material, th������ labor and the handling of the matches.  Ant the fax is the same whether you get good matches  or poor ones. When you  Insist on Getting  '       ' _    's"^ Wm\   ������f* O  yois avoid paying this heavy tax on an -imsatisfaetory  product. Eddy's matches have been the standard for 67  years.  Not only is our output by far the largest of any manufacturer ���������  Its Canada,, enabling us lo use expensive automatic machinery which  ensures uniformity of product, but our long line of products enables  tv& to select lust the proper grades of wood for matches.  Wtt-n you pay your match tax iais you So every time you buy match.c)  eee that Eddy*, name is on the box  The E. B. EDDY CO. Limited  KUiLL, Canada  AXHO   MiKBIB   OP  IWTJtrRATKD  P-JBRETOAK.lt  XtfT)   TXPTZS. SPECIJSI.TJKS  .���������,    , -.. M       ��������� , r,^- 1  Indians maignani;  Gver   Proposal    to    Charge    The-n  License T*ax to Trap Fur  tr-  Xr\T~t.r.-t\*-T-r     *\J. or.    .*������������������-   A n-rrpr  o r-A   It n a-  tility is rife among thc Indians over  the proposal to charge them a license  tax to trap fur. The Pas tribe men  met in council and drew up a strong  resolution, condemning the proposal  and asking for its. immediate cancellation. Chief Constant, of the tribe,  declared it is a violation of the treaty  made with them by Queen Victoria  in 1876, when the representatives of  ,1 I'L    ^   .   .   . . .    - 1  J       V. -...       4*1.1.1 I.       ���������'_        V        ^    _  tne v2ue<*n ioiu sssiu urni. iu :uiiy a.*,  the sun shines in tlie skies, and so  long as the Saskatchewan river runs,  the White Queen will protect the Indians." The tax becomes effective  Oct. 1 this year.  E'S  Minard's Liniment Cures, Colds, etc.  Increase Staff of School Nurses  The    Saskatchewan     government's  experiment    in    organizing a  health  supervision    branch    of    the  department of education for the purpose of  supervising  the   health  of the   child-  vj   Iren in thc public schools of the pro-  '    jvince has proved such a success that  'it is the intention of the government  to increase the staff of school nurses  from three to ten this year.  iin.b f_ZiE-y&j 3 ;;r:  ^dJdPvJ&BJtSrS&grglif  l/^"Wf/  BETTER HORSES IF THEY HAVE  SPOHN'S  DISTEMPER  COMPOUND  When your horses are subjected to dianging:-T?est*aer conditions  of winter and sprins:, their systems become run down, with tho  i.s-Ai that thcy arc .sty susceptible to 13TSTEPPER, INFLUENZA,  PINK  EYE,   COUGHS  and   COLDS.       SPOHN'S   wiii  keep your horse in good condition, so his system can ward qS  disease. '-     ' '  Buy of your druggist.  SPOHST MEDICAL, COMPANY.   GOSHEN, INDIANA, U.S.A..    <i   ��������������������������������������������� ' ''.��������� ���������".  .-!������������������[ .  i. ������������������ ��������� ���������'-.'���������%  jSB .ST  STOPS THE FAIN���������AND "ACTS OUIGKLY  Rheumatism, lumbago- neuralgia, sDralns, lame back, toothache, ear- -  ache, sore throat, swollen joists and aU similar troubles are tiuicktyf  relieved hy Hirst's Pain Exterminator. It has been aold for <M> years*  ������inu BuOuid fee ������n ������very ho-uS���������liold=bss & u">udrcd osss.  All dealers or write us. HIRST REMEDY CO��������� Hamilton, Canada.  First Boy���������The last time I struck  my little sister, I was ashamed of  myself for a week or more.  Second Boy���������You was?  First Boy���������Yes. She gave me a  black eye that I carried for ten days.  3=  00-tL.  IH ;  Hun Socialists  Defend Germany  Say Nation   Declared War   Because  of Russian  Mobilization  Berne. ��������� The German majority  socialists, in opposition to the resolution introduced by Albert Thomas,  calling for inve'stigation of responsibility for the war, introduced a resolution to thc effect that the war had  been the consequence of imperialist  policy during the last decade, but it  was the duty of thc socialist to establish  the immediate causes.      The   I....!  ���������      44,U���������i       it.-.       .. ���������       rx!      1.1- r,  ICaVJlLIVlUU    C..IJO     IxLlCLIr    lUC    V-clUOva    *-������i     LilC  war were tiie Austrian ultima.um to  Serbia, the general mobilization in  Russia and Germany's declaration of  war as a result of Russian mobilization. The German soci?.iists, the resolution says, demand a full investigation of the facts to establish collective and personal responsibiii.ies,  but wait for their comrades in other  countries to demand a similar investigation in their countries.  The German socialists declare that  the entry -of German troops into~"Bel-  gium was a violation of the rights  of peoples which nothing that^ has  occurred since has justified.  German Loan Proposed  Stockholm. ������������������ A Copenhagen message states that the German government intends to raise a great loan in  Scandinavia, and though the details  are not known, Denmark is expected  to heip with a sum approximately  250,000,000 marks. Disaproval of thc t  scheme is expressed in Danish cir-'  cles.  0-rm9,mWl'mm-mmVi,'-,  nM|U������!3*SI]  Easily  and   Quickly   Cured  vrith  EGYPTIAN   LINIMENT  For   Sale   by   All  Douglas &   Co.,   Prop'rs.  Dealers  Napanee,   Out.  IT"*-      ������ J" _ __    rf~-     _  jd������vi-u-diice ^rops  Up Every Day  THAT DODD'S    KIDNEY    PILLS  ALWAYS HELP KIDNEY  DISEASE  Immigration  Into the West  Winnipeg, Man. ���������> Although the  immigration figures for the west for  January, 1919, show a marked decrease as compared with the same  month last year, there is an indication that the immigrants are of a  wealthier class than usual. The immigration department issued a state  ment  of  Mothers can easily know when their  children are troubled with worms, and  they lose no time in applying the best  r.f    r'oiYirrrl.pc A/fr-rtt-i *Vt*      t~.~ inr r. g*    Wf rw-rn  of remedies���������Mother  Exterminator,  Graves' Worm  and COIlGHERiJ*!  UUP II  Cou*"-hma  Sjfre&as .  DisezsSxf  so D-tcrnr-sTORr cougkt  HAI/F WIS ft^CIiiUDREri  Allies Warn Enemy  Copenhagen..��������� Great  Britain  nnd  T?*"������ *-**-** *\       niiTfl      t~~s.*-\4-      mn-~ftT--0.       ���������"-."���������* "\.l *������ n;l"iC  J.    iUilV������V,        XX-*4  V  \_.       iL.S~.XXt/        tlVi-^vl ���������-*���������-' *������j-v* wa*������^-j  Erzbcrger, the Weimar correspondent of the Berlinske Tidende says he  learns from a reliable source, dealing  with thc failure of Germany to deliver locomotives and agricultural  machinery as agreed. He says the  tone of the notes virtually constitute  a threat to Germanv.  Cook's Cotftsa Hoot ���������bffipoigfl&  J. safe, reliable reti-lating  ���������-< medicine. 8old in three de������  ���������IS RreeB of strenathi���������No. 1, $li  No. -, S3; No. 8, $5 per bos.  Bold by all drucKiat3, or se&%  ���������f-repaid oa receipt of T)Tice^  Frco pamphlet. Address}  fHE COOK JWED3C1WE e������^  WSONTO. OHT. {Ui~-~tm~i~tt.s  Thc indications of worms arc restlessness, grinding of the teeth, picking of the nose, extreme peevishness,  often convulsions. Under these conditions the best remedy ihat can be  got is Miller's Worm Powders. They  will attack the worms as soon as administered and will  grind them     to  the  number  of  immigrants!^.101113 &&1 pass away in the cvacua-  1 tions.    Ihe little sufferer will be im-  If If LOSSES SURELY PREVEHTES  * laflwa B Low-priced,  fcesh. reliable;  Pre "erred by  ���������<������4est>ara stock-  mm. "ixsause they  protect where ether  rl ��������� vaccines fall.  _ Write for booklet and testimonials.  Ifi-Uoss cks.Blac*!lGsPi:;s. 31.CS  5Q^ssspk2.B.'ssk*s-s*?i!!r. *4.Qs*������  Vsean7 injector, but Cutter's simplest and stroajjesE.  The superiority ol Cutter products ia due to ovcr 15  .   yeara ol speclsliilns in vaccines and srrums  Lonly. Insist on cirrrse'e. it nnobtauiAbl*  crcStr cUrect. _ w  The Cutter latssratory. -St--"-., csiiicrafs JJ  who arrived at western ports    during j n!e<j*atebr eased and a return of the!  Win Prizes  Saskatoon, Sask. ��������� At the Saskatoon poultry show, with 2,000 utility  birds exhibited, in the Black Leghorn classes, Graham Brothers, of  Edmonton, and Tom Gibbs, of Moose  Jaw, took leading places. Hose Comb  Leghorns, Ncls Linden, of Wetaski-  win, and R. H. Thomp'son of Strass-  bourg; White Plymouth Rocks, H. IO  Gollnick, of Rcgina,. and Mrs. J.  Spindlcy, of Vanscoy; White Wyan-  dottcs, J. McEachcrn, Grand Coulee,  Man., and Dr. S. A. Mcrkley, Edmonton.  Wiien  -s-a-Bd  t~  )fmt  You !cnow tbc sij^ns���������a  Ificavy head, sick stomach,  bad taste in tlie mouth*  latent dyspepsia. Pay strict  attention to these symptoms  and get prompt relief by  ���������using Beecham's Pills. A  few doses will stimulate the  01'       . V 1 ������1-       I    r,   . . .x r.   47f7. 004Tf~  1J.VCI, licip tiiv; ~xs-tsxUs-i.0t 0L-yh  ulate the bowels and make  a fjreat difference in yout  ���������rrenerat fcelinG:. Nothin"  will put you on your teet so  quickly as a dose or two of  ~~. ,.,, 000m, rm.0, fmmmttm* mm   ft-S\   \Xm\     X-\ -# t*-n*4,  Z^l-m&Wl. Im  Quebec Man Who Suffered From a  Rundown System and Kidney Disease Finds Quick Relief.  Miguasha Point, Que., Feb. 17.,  (Special).���������More evidence crops up  in this vicinity every day to prove  that for rundown people there is no  remedy to equal Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Among the many who have come  forward with statements is Mr. Paul  Landry, a well-known resident, whose  testimony can easily be corroborated.  "It is with great pleasure that I  write to tell you your Dodd'a Kidney Pills.are the best medicine that  I have ever taken," Mr. Landry  states. "When I commenced to take  them there was not much hope for  me. After taking four boxes I felt  like myself again. I advise all persons who suffer from kidney disease  to take Dodd's  KH.ney Pills.'5  Dodd's Kidney Pills are popular all  lover this country, because they not  only cure the pains and aches of the j  different diseases springing from disordered kidneys, but also give new-  life and energy all over the body.  They do this naturally. Thcy^ cure  the kidneys. Cur������*d kidneys strain all  the impurities out of the blood, and  thc pure blood" carries nutriment instead of poison to al! the nerves and  muscles. You have never heard of a  person Dodd's Kidney Pills harmed.  You hear of thousands who have  benefited by them.  Huns Want Warships  London. ��������� Representatives of the  German government have asked permission from thc armistice commission at Spa, to be allowed to use  warships against the Bolshcviki who  arc seizing towns on the Baltic coast,  according to an Amsterdam despatch  to thc Central  News Agency.  Germany has    also    requested   the  support oi allied warships.  January. The total is 828. In Janu  ary, 1918, there were 1,371 immigrants. There were 17 cars of effects as compared with 35 last year.  Colds Cause Grip and influenza  LAXATIVE' BROMO 01J1NTNE Tablets  remove the cause. There is only one "Bro-  mo Quinine." E. W. GROVE'S signature  on the box.    30c  To Extend Telephone "Lines  Regina, Sask. ��������� Construction of  rural telephone lines is expected to  be most extensive in Saskatchewan  this year. According to estimates  prepared by leading contractors, there  will be it least 8,000 miles of new  telephone extension undertaken, exclusive of long-distance extensions by  the provincial government, at a cost  of about $2,500,000. It is said that  ample funds are available .and^ that  with a freer labor supply, the only  drawback will be a temporary shortage of poles.  Health is better than wealth, but  the latter is always an interesting  invalid.  attack will not be likely.  The powers that bc too frcquently  sit down upon an evil as if it were  an inverted tack.  The wife of a henpecked  husband  hasn't much to crow over.  WHEN BABY IS CROSS  Mothers, when your baby is cross  ���������when hc cries a great deal and no  amount of attention or petting cheers  him up���������son-*'  i**K  the   maltor      1*  is not the nature of the little ones to  be cross and peevish���������thc well child  is a happy child. Give him a dose of  Baby's Own Tablets and he will soon  be well again- They are a mild but  thorough laxative; regulate the bowels and stomach; banish constipation  and indigestion; break up colds and  simple fevers; in fact they cure all  the minor ailments of the little ones.  Concerning them Mrs. Alphonse La-  chance, St. Apolline, Que., writes:  "My baby cried continually but  Baby's Own Tablets soon set her  right and now she is fat and happy  great lucceis. cures chronic weakness, i,ost vigdu    -  ft VIM. KICNKY, BLADDER. DISEASES. BLOCO FOISOR,  PILES. EITHBR NO. DRUGGISTS ������r HAIL Si. FOST 4 CT������  VOUGSItA C������."������. IHXMAN ST. NEW YORXor LYMAIt Mod  -TORONTO. ������VR������TR .OR. FREE lOOX TO D*. LK CEEiS  KED.CO.HAV*R8TOUKR������, Hampstead, lonboh. Eno.  tR4 ttfW PKAGKB VT.4tSTSl.SSS) rCSMOg    EASY TO  TABS  THgi-iAFi-Q-r-J ������aI?,ssdco���������,  ~ZS SSAT T5ADB  MARKED WORD  'THSBAPIOj:    IS OS  Kan. -QVT.xtAstr nsyrsxxa to au. obmvuib vmntam   MOMirV  UKi^bi<S   It ii always t>a:e to bed a Dominion Bx-  press More? Order. Five dollars costs  three ceots-  Tf.-:** fM.������K������.  fdxr. C4.fvdvdv.lx,  JL XXXXXV,     \..XXXdil     XXr*      xdm.07r7r0^  Regina, Sask. ��������� Thc department of  education will encourage thrift in the  schools in a systematic campaign to  stimulate the sale of war savings  thrift stamps. The department will  distribute 30,000 copies of the Canada  war thrift books, and 50,000 copies o!  the booklet, "What Canada Has Done  in the War," among trustees, teachers aud senior pupils of the 5.000  schools in the province. Instructiona  will bc given in the method of organizing thrift clubs, so that tlio  children  of  Saskatchewan who, have  The Tablets    arc    sold by  medicine  savcd fo   four    ears f     patriotic pur  dealers or by man at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co..  Brockville, Ont.  *  B. C. Iron and Steel  poses will contimie saving for themselves.  Sol J m0ioty~)i~ts������.   lu box.*** 26<.  A Corrector of Pulmonary  Troubles. ��������� Many testimonials could  be presented showing the groat efficacy of Dr. Thomas' Kclcctric Oil in  curing disorders of the respiratory  processes, hut the best testimonial is  experience and the Oil is recoiinii'.:m1-  cd to all who sulTer from these disorders with thc certainty that ttiey  will inul relief. It will allay intiam-  mation in thc bronchial tubes as no  other preparation can.  Double Launch Soon  Tho "big family" at the h'oiindatioii  riant;, Victoria, has been increased  greatly of late. At thc present time  thrre aro about l.-iOO men employed  at the two yards, and umiiiiun.ii  Wi'M'kiii'.n .iii: being d.iily pre;,;.<:il into r.e,-������iro. Il is anticipated that the  first double launching will take place  by March aud from that liiiu- onward thinp.r. will happen around the  '"*".-.''. *"T' r,. ���������-. :* -. ? h-* '"Mi"i-'.i " ���������*��������� M-i' r-r  contract  to deliver    the twenty  fnll-  4.J        4.H4..      Lr.ty)      ^ir  Should Read Mrs. Monyhan's  Letter Published by  Her Permission.  Mitchell, Ind.���������"LydSaE. P!nl:nnm������a  Vegetable Compound helped mo ao much  during ih** time* Jt  \vau lookingf orvvar'd  to tho com in pj of my  iittiu uiiu Lliuir a. ar.������  recommending it to  other expectant  smothers. Bo fore  taking it, Bomodnyn  I BUfTercu with next-  iVil.-jia r.o badly that  I thought I could  not live, but after  1   ��������� . f v       , . I  -V   lU.Vlllg  Ult'OO  IJOlrUoii  Ore  No Large Quantities    c������    Iron  Have Been Blocked Out  The British Columbia advisory  committee for scientific and industrial  research has reported to the research  council at Ottawa, thc preliminary results of an investigation into the pos-  .sibilities of developing an iron and  steel industry on the Pacific coast.  Thc general conclusion reached is  thai, there i.^ rc-o-n for enc large  plant, provided that it is assured of  the v.'hclc of the Pacific coast :nr.r-  kct, but that economic conditions of  manufacturing and marketing products under present conditions does  not warrant the establishment of  more  ihi.ui  um-     '.luiii. N  quantities  of  iron  ore  have  been  far Wo eke;!  out a*, any O'v  -"-'������������������***<'  The provincial police of the Saskatoon division handled no less than  2,105 cases last year.  No man is    ever    great  neighbor's point of view.  6AS IN THE  from his  i   Recommends Daily TTse of Magnesia to Overcome Traiiole.  Caused by   Fermenting  Foo:l   and   Ac id  Indigestion,  W,  N,      U,  1251  I|U I tV v   I 4   1 I       |*t*l..4J*l,)ill|VL  the year     . jjotnbl'o  Compound I was-entirely roHoviul of  k - neuralp!***., I hue!  w/gained in ntrcngth  and wafi ablo to go  around  and  do all  mv bouHevvork.   stlj baby when litivea  ���������������     . -��������� ���������   v      i-r. v ���������* t r     *  llWOUUi..    iJ'U    f   '    -i,.'.    .'   ���������"      I'''"1"'      x..A.      ....^  better thun 1 havo for a iong tium. n.  riovoi*' ljii.il wny mcvMcijio do xxic. r.o  much frood."���������Mra. Vi~Al\U Moiniyiiau,  Mitchell, Ind.  Good Width durinrr maternity la ������  mont important factor to both mother  ������nd child, nnd tnnny Int.trirH hnvrt been  ������������������"eolvv! bv thc Lydia \i. l-*lnkham  Medlcinw Co.k Lynn, ftlium.������ lulling oi  health rentor^lduringthlH trying period  ��������� )V   IM"   IJntl  <>l     1 IVUIU AJ. 0 .X.4J...0..0X   04    V  -������,"  tnhlw Compound.  < u'i  .nd  vrinJ  in  the  ctiimr,.-?)   arcoinpanlei)  I I iv   il.-ti   (nil    l>1,i^;r.l   IfflinK   alirt   c.nuu:   aro  ,,   .  .  ,      -..   ,       , . ,.,. I ..luKi-a   certain   evi.lciici;   ol   Uic   pie-.eiu-c   ot  British    ColUlllhia.        there   arc       HOW    .���������y.co-.i.ivc    iiyilrocl.loii.-   ari.t   in   t1i������   i.tonU\������1>,  two rolling mill:: operating in  Bi'lllsh  Columbia nr.ing jifrrap  iron and i.tee-l,  :Ui'l the:*'������ "r, :\ po'-i-'hiHty o( tl.it ������-|-irl-  ing  an     electric      smelting     furnace.  4-ri-Min^  no-rnPctt   ".iriil   in.lipc it ion."  Aci. 1 kiiiiiMclis .-4i"c. daiiKffou' lurmnse too  i-.-.u.-h aei.l irritntivi tl-.e <lcli4.r.te liiima ol tlio  r.tGir.ach,    oftoi    l<-;i<1inj;    i<������   fr.n.lrilis      acrom-  ii'.ii.ls   aii.l   touit,  t:f;������liiiir   Uic   rJr.tr������������f.ini(   tf.\J  ,,,, . , , v. Iii.li   iliMruila   th*   no:������i:i..li   r.nd   liamjicrn   tlltt  1 here  doeft   uot   SCeill   to  he,   liowevi r,   ,10,,nu|   functions  ol  the   vii;l  internal   oru-i'is,  much likelihood  of th<- iron  ai-.l  ste.-l ^ otttn jfTecimf;  il.e  l.e--n.  , oitcn   jfTecinif:  It   u   tl r   v.i"if.t   "l    I������j,i.i  4<cl    :.\.  n-U  Pacific  (vci^t  tn any  large  evirru.  Minard'i;  V -iment  Curcj  Distemper.  Soiiic men  arc  their  had.  habit:.-hut  quite  their  ronnlar     in  habits    ai tz  I     Tlir   oii'v   ���������riibstitut*-   fo/  a c.  j V. i'ldoni in a clumlc of silence.  i A.t4~*i\7,f.   aifln   wl.irh   \r.i\e   no   nrnii ������li>in������/   rt-  ' (, ,.'[   i,n   t!it   _t4>.......i   :.���������!���������!'.       Iip tc nl   [;<rt   noiu  (, any  ilniwic11'  *   '<-'���������'  oiriuri .>i   !���������>.: v.iuU*.!   M.u;-  | :itua   ami   tAc   -   f-i-lii.onlul    in    a   ninricr  iAJi^i ol water liu'.t jil'-r r;ni>u;. 'I'lus wilt  .hive the -i*, Mrin-I -'"h, l.h>..t ri^lil onl nl  l*if \:o ���������'.;-, (i.-rT1!!! tlir '.((.'.'ipili, limit.-ilim  t!i4-  fiffsj  at i.i   -Mul  firrvrnl  >li   (���������iin������;ili<in   "itiil  I   ('I''..    !l    tin    .ll"4-nri������    tr    <���������  4ir������ Ur..,.   ,l^.t     I*;,,.  licsiii   tin   i.tn'rilcr   01   I ...irt   jnrt.������ - iir������c   iiniii.l  r-i       :,.l,,;.*r       i.      I,..,..'     ..      .'-      I'...       i- 1 -   ..I ..���������.' -1,      ItJ.'.-  |.ri^i������r to talif M*..l He i'������~M !������>.��������� >��������� .r'. :.':;;  i.t i.ij   (..:    i'.c..:-...".    ;...;,:'���������",        It    -f    u-<��������� 1    .-y  I t.l.ll^ itlli. ������      ������.JI       I., .iii.l        V. ...I      X,.,.' ,        x..x...       ....*.���������-  tiitli uu  a.or<i it it ol  iU'.'Jiiae-f.io''-.  pSHHW  r mtsmm^mvmtwntsmt^ ii  tx.t-y?4X.i^0k������t)H,\x-i-*~ uWI B4^i������iti(4Wl������wHtoii������HW  >4tWUtl  HWillliilllHli.il na min) w Iiltllill>iillli. fini..,wiw������n.m ih.iwhiiwi^^jiiiiipu Iiu.,.rl������r.i.rr. ...r.w^i.w.4. 1U44 .'. 1, nu .rn.l.i.  tvjm-Smmmmttmim^im*)^^ THE  CBSSS-r*������������  BEVHS'  ���������OT  W'-  !������*>   '  Ise-- ���������  ������:  111';  if.  t'J3i-  IP  ***!'* *  i-B-i'  II  Ui V  i  Ml:  if  I  '���������Ir-  i  W  Omb->sW^ **tti^"iM-^a     *���������***���������������������*������Jfci***'*****^*      ���������������������      mm-ftm  --mr ~m-w tmmx'tm-sm-m  If Your Mind is  Made up to have  Made-to-Order Suit  allow us to show you the  latest styles and materials.  Scotch and Irish Tweeds,  Worsteds -Bnd Serges in  fancy and plain weaves.  Almost 500 different  samples to choose from.  Prices from $25; to $60.  If Bang wg ^^i's  Better  Seryice  Lower  Prices  "**>  CRESTON  Milk and Cream For Sale  A supplv of  Fresh Killed Mutton  available the loth of each month.  l.r  F\ K. SMITH  ��������� li' Durham Bull for service.  Alfalfa, timothy and red cloyer seed  at Mawson Brothers. No I goyern-  itietti. standard.  Fort SAi,*H���������Gasoline lighting system, three lamps, pump and tank.���������  F. VV. Ash, Creston.  Mrs. T. H. Crosthwait left on Monday for Spokane, where she is spending a few days with friends.  Mrs. Fraiick left on Wednesday for  Calgary, Alta., where she expects to  spend a few weeks with friends.  - Tuesday afternoon's Red Cross tea  was good for $3.30. with Mesdames  Cornpfcon'and Hayes as hostesses.  Rev. J. F. Shaw of Fernie will be  here on Snnday for evening seryice  only in Creston Methodist- Church.  Mrs. Moore, who has been Mrs.  Loasby's guest at Sirdar, is spending  the week in town, with Mrs. Cook.  "Wanted���������Live hens and ducks.  Top cash price paid by Dong Barney  at Pacific Restaurant, next drugstore.  Need ing" new auto tires? The Beyan  garage is offering to beat catalogue  house prices .xm these for the nest  week.   See adyt.  G.W.V.A. members are reminded  of a special meeting on March 28th to  meet the Provincial organizer, Walter  Drinnan of Vancouver.  Carpenters are busy on the erection  of a 24 x 24 foot hay warehouse for the  Fruit Growers Union. It is just north  of the Union's main bnildingi,  Hatching Eggs���������"White Wyandotte, Regal strain. Imported, $1.75  setting of 14. Same kind not imported Si.2-5.    F. \V. Ash, Creston.  Mrs. Kennedy has disposed of her  interests in the White Lunch on  Fourth Street to R. H. Weisenberg.  who takes possession on Monday.  Strawberries���������Pedigreed strawberry plants; Senator Dunlap and  Magoon. Hardy, northern-grown  stock.    Monrad Wigen. Wynndel.  There will be both morning and evening service in Christ Church on  Sunday, with a celebration of Holy  Communion after morning prayer.  Mrs. Garland Foster of Balfour, who  was here addressing the Women's Institute on Saturday, was the week-end  guest, of Mr. and Mrs. C.  F. Hayes.  Vegetables���������For sale, white cooking beans at 9c. lb., or $7 per hundred  lbs. Also white cnions at 4c. per lb.,  or $3 per hundred lbs. Mrs. F. Putnam, Creston.  Vaiiey hens are paying strict attention to egg-laying '"operations this  month, and in consequence the price  of strictlv fresh hen fruit has dropped  to 50 cents a dozen.  Waller Drinnan of Vancouver, provincial organizer for the Great War  Veterans, will be here on Friday next  on an official visit to the Creston  branch of the G.W.V.A.  Between the middle of July and the  end of February the Kootenay Riyer  ferry bus transported 5115$ teams with  wagons, 602 single horse rigs, 664 sad-  die horses and 229 autos.  Mrs. T. Baines is home again after a  two weeks' stay in ������������������- Cranbrook hospital, where she underwent an operation.  She is back to see her son, Pte. Tom  Baines, just hots������ from France.,  Mr. and Mrs. C O. Quist, who haye  been at Metiskow, Alta., for the past  few months, returned to Creston on  Thursday last, and are ou the Wilson  ranch, which he recently purchased.  Mrs. M. Young announces her millinery opening for Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, April 2nd, 3rd and 4th  with the best yet showing of hats of  all kinds.    Tea served each afternoon.  , At the soldiers' reception on Monday-  night the good turnout from Sirdar  was particularly noticed. That point  supplied two veterans and the better?  half of another fighter who is expected home shortly.  Public school Inspector Calyert of  Nelson was making the Creston school  an official visit the fore part of the  week. It is expected the only Easter  holidays this year will be Good Friday  -and Easter Monday.  Creston is becoming provinciaily  famous. Last week Jas. Compton and  Major Mallandaine were elected East  Kootenay directors of the Royal Agricultural and Industrial exhibition  at New Westminster.  Pte. Steve Palmer, M. C, of Kaslo,  a brothor of Mrs, Charles Moore, arrived on Monday for a few days stay.  He is just recently back from overseas, where he saw front line service  for almost four years.  The court of revision on the Valley's  1919 assessment wiii be held at the  courthouse to-morrow afterdoon, commencing at 2 o'clock town time. Judge  Crease is promised a large and interested crowd of appellants.  At the Women's Institute meeting I  oa Saturday the book shower received generous consideration, 58 volumes  donated. The institr.te plans to ogen  the library shortly at least once a  week in the old Fruit Growers TTiiiOu  office, next door Dr. Henderson's residence.  B. B. Staples has just been notified  of his appointment as a member of  the executive of the B.C. Transportation and Credit Association. This  is a fruit shippers organization organized primarily to look after the general transportation affairs of the various  organization affiliated.  The government at Victoria has in.-;  troduced a bill to authorize the bor-  T~  ST4-X������.4T7X  ordering  1U71 IS!  <bq .con-non  "*J/U|"l>VV)VUW  Ur.  -Deiore  your Wall Paper  special roadmaking and irrigation  effort. Report has it that part of the  amount will be spent on the road between Yahk and Creston, and also on  the Yahk-Kingsgate road.  What will likely be the last bale of  hospital supplies to go out from the  Creston Valley Red Cross Society was  shipped on Saturday destined for Siberia. In it was 120 handkerchiefs, 14  amputation socks, 7 pairs hand knit  socks, 4 suits pyjamas, 2 scarves, a  face cloth and one T bandage.  Official statement as to the sale of  "War Savings and Thrift Stamps for  the month of February are just to  hand. At the Creston postoffice S170  worth of the former and $30 worth of  the latter disposed of, which equals  the showing of the business in this  line at the Revelstoke postoffice.  H. N. Denison, who is in charge of  the observatory at Victoria, has started supplying Creston with a daily  weather forecast. These are coming  to the board of trade and will be dis  played at the postoffice. Just at present they are not. of much interest, but  from June until the end of September  they will be closely watched.  St. Patrick's Day was abo-ut the  most miserable the Valley has had  thrust upon it in many years past.  The weather was raw, with rain falling almost all  day.     Mayoi  Little's  (->0^x  ZLSK~-r  VJW.".  s-.r\t!~!~i������-������I i->4rex  'L-r\~tii l XSX\r ~-0  range of samples.  Prices are  attractive.  A, SPEERS  CRESTON  11  fcnr  ii _     Ucc-dy-saT  ires  The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid had  another successful tea and sale of  candy and cooking on Monday. The  proceeds totalling $17. Those having  to supplv refreshments to the  soldiers       , ,  reception we*e liberal patrons   of   the  7yfP,fiJ'l:inn118.    .       . ,  ' " 'of a Scotch Presbyterian tea on Ire  land's natal day was too much for Old  V. .-.1/1 i vi cr  Your Money  is Safe in  mim St amus  trs. *%  jDuy now ior  Sell 1st day of 1924  for $5.00  Government Security  You* "vV-S..*-".. <:m be rc-gUier-cd to uecure you uiiulnat  Ioim   by   th^ft,   fin;  or  <>"'ierw"K������.  r~  Thrift Stamps cost 25 cr.nt:i each.  Sixteen on a Thrift Card rcpreticnt  ���������mA.Of.   in   tlir   rtriirchftsi-*   of  a War-  ������ r. ,.:~x,, ..,      <V , ���������   .xx, ~.  <**-<-*)T ""> *wtii?r������ r> VAT1     V" "^.T-"//  Ml/1/, TW<*  !mm -  tm  JtMiiiiii^  mmmkm  Too good to miss. Aunt Susan's Visit, at the Auditorium to-night. Reserve seats on sale ab the drugstore at  75 cents. General admission "50 cents.  This is a character sketch, which is  being presented- under Presbyterian  ladies' auspices.  A return brought down the legislature last week shows that the cost of  operating the Kootenay River ferry  for the year ending last March was  $1835. The same return shows that  the amount invested in the ferry is  placed at $1600.  The White Lunch restaurant will  re open under the management of R.  H. Weisenberg on March 24th. Short  orders will be served at all times  throughout the day, with the regular  meuls at. the usual hours. Bread and  pastry always on sale.  C. O. Rodgers was a business visitor  at Nelson the latter part of the week,  among other things having a conference with Assessor Ferguson, whose  department in the newest assessment  had boosted tho Company's taxes considerably fifty per cent.  A. W. Gale of Cranbrook, who succeeds T. C. Phillips as C.P.R. auditor,  paid his first, official visit to Creston**-  this week. As a result, of his visit the  "No Credit Given" tigu is now displayed at the station and spot vtwli  business only will be done in future.  Foil Sai.12���������-l' wooden bedstead,  kitehon table, 1 small bench, tent 10  X 10 feet., oak tool box, Winchester  automatic rifle, ipmntity of scalers in  half-gallons and quarts, 25 volumes of  Die "���������"ens-' works, inruhatar of 210 eixgs  capacity.���������W.   IJurraclough,   Creston.  A return brought down ad Victoria  one day last, week shows that the  amount of taxes due on IhhiIn offered  for Kalu at, the tax sale last October in  the Nelson aHni'snment district as 8527,-  Ur*i, and the sale was MicueMsful in  bringing in almost $1000 of the amount  dm-.  <'. G. Itennell was a .business visitor  at da n I ai ink on Saturday returning  the following day. Although Ihe town  im <|iii.'l lln* mei t.liaii's an- ������|wiu- optimistic, looking lo thc great aclivit-  al Kiinhi-i-h-y and Yahk lo ki-i-p bus-  iiii-MH well up ilu* nlaiulaiiIn ������>f oilier  yeai'H.  Win, "'amt'iiy nf Nelson, provincial  ciH/iiii-i-i fur "Wi'.it. Kfintrnuv, ae������>������uii-  paiiied by .1. 11. Moore of Kaslo, pr������>  iinial mail Mii|.er'i,l,emlciil, were visit-  !,(! S:it ut-iiay. tuui  ii:-;-'. ui.-ide measure  the   new    iiie   of   t h<'  and  Dominion  be&t'grade  Below T* Eaton's  prices for one  Probs., who served up the miniature  deluge to discourage a repetition of  such an unhappy combination.  The Red Cross Society is grateful  to Mesdames F. Smith, McOreath, R.  B. Staples, D. G. Lyon and the Women's Institute, all of whom turned in  generous bundles of cast-off clothing  in response to the appeal for this sort  of wearable a couple psi weeks ago.  The work secretary also acknowledges  taking in on Tuesday, petticoats from  Mrs. Young, Mrs. G. Cartwright and  Mrs. Fraelick. The latter also handed  in a child's skirt and a women's jacket  Rev. J. P. Westman and Rev. E. R.  McLean, Sunday school field secretaries for the Methodist and Presbyterian churches respectively, intend to  hold a Sunday School Institute under  the B.C. Snnday School Federation in  the Methodist Church, Creston, on  Wednesday afternoon and eyening,  March 20th. The afternoon session  commences at 2.30 and the evening  session at 7.30. All who are interested  in Snnday school work are cordially  f invited u> attend. As both tlie speakers are expert on Sunday school work  the Institute should be yery helpful.  R S. BEVAN  IfS i******"*!  5   m\%n tf*IBB   Ifl-bLaURggliiB  AMD  So fur this winter Phoenix has had  a total snowfall of almost thirteen  feet.  Grand Forks has fired its city engineer. The work will be lpoked after  by the city electrician, who gets a  $12.50 raise in pay iu ciynseiiuonce of  the new job,  GrandForks wmolter at has blown in  another furnace, and now has three  of ihem iu blu^l. Thi. Gii/.v.tl.' I;;!;;'"  this as a hopeful sign that there, is no  intention fo clone the plant as has  been persistently rumored.  ir-*s~sr%-Ti-.Y-r\trw T?>rn  WXlJLii V JL-KJX-iXUs.  Mm  i  a   t\r*  ^-ii*J  $1075  Mclaughlin  regular H 62 and 63, $1760  special H62 and 63, $1830  Cleveland Tractor $1795  Cmkr-nn   ft   91-fir^mon  t~.t.m^ *zz _ mm.-m  ArnfAvimi  untaiuri  ��������� 1.4.4       Oi.  ��������� i.i.K otki  lllelil'  I.I'. r, II I  i I I llll  ���������lc  ���������"iiii.i  !      11'  al  r,*���������*l   |������������������������ u  Iti V.'l     Ml  ftSVfi    C^S^Srt^SH IF*    ^ BLS (J-** a tf**atp>  M StHVBt UAKAKfc  wt  /7**\'4mJ b v^   EL-.1 tf I���������������T\ I  c  .RKPAIIMNCI done on all makes of ears,  ji'iur-fbi<���������"���������-- Wnrlcm-inshio '���������u/ininleed.  STORAGE  AT  I g g J^Z^HS J~  1111'i. n i'i   ���������  I lie ( 'JUlVntl  4kw   0" %     ,  OILS  (JKKASKS  YOUR   SERVIGB  \l         mtmZ                  CiTUb,  ��������� idrT.-r.-i       tttt^.tCt-t"                f-l-lt~sA/iP"  S-  M

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