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Array 49/tm  :  .i  ''-J  si  iS?-i  3r  J&zp���������  - t .sr    V '  ���������T&fZ  V/d.     J\.  1.  fiT?T?cf,,'CiM     TR   ���������*ni"  T-TRTT* A V     T\T7'n,T71\yTT>T?T?    K     1Q1Q  OXiiiLO A \_f JU ,    J3.  V>������>    X; jL*vjL.ji~rXjl. jl ,    jL-'XLevyxaJ.������i.ju������xux������.   *>,     x������/jl*/  No.  r^*  ->���������*  -������  ston is Using  Gar Feed Weekly  With our pocketbooks being daily  reminded that tbe increased cost of  living is nearing the danger ps>int it is  comforting to note that flour is being  offered in Creston at a price that is  the lowest reached during the last  three years. The best grades of flour  are advertised as low as $5.40 per sack  which certainly shows a marked decrease from the high prices of 1917  when flour-sold as high as $7 per sack  In view of this fact the natural  question to ask is, wonld it not be wise  for us to buy at least a three months'  supply of flour ? Enquiry brings the  information that purchases of flour  are still being made on a wartime  basis; that is to say very^few are buying more than one sack at a time, and  the 50<-pound suck is stiii a popular  package.  that bran and shorts to the extent of  five full ears were handled during the  nine months referred to.     This would  indicate that the Union has been getting from the mills considerably more  than their share of bran and _shorts.  Wheat today is being milled according  to a definite standard set by tbe Canadian Wheat BoardS-' This means that  all of the larger mills are turning out  practically   the   same   flour.    It   also  means that each  bushel  of wheat is.  being   manufactured   into   a  definite  number of pounds of flour, bran  and  shorts, approximately seventy five per  cent, flour and twenty five, per cent,  bran and shorts,    Under ordinary conditions a buyer of flour would be entitled  to one sack  each of bran and  shc-ts for every six sacks of flour purchased.   {Creston District expects two  sacks of shorts and one sack of bran  for every sack of flour purchased.    A  proportion impossible to obtain except  under favorable conditions which occur when the mills happen to be working on export orders- of flour.    Such a  condition exists at  the  present  time  The cold snap still prevails, and on  Wednesday -morning we had our first  touch of zero weather this season.  The school trustees have had to report to utilizing home made desks for  the second room at the school. These  were almost finished the fore part of  the week, and the school is expected  to open on Thursday morning.  Mr. Blair has just purchased a gra-  maphone. It is a New Edison and of  splendid  design   andvmusical quality.  Mrs, Dayis, a. resident at the mill,  is having a visit from her brother at  present.  The gii-h  ,j?   n.,x...���������  .ri       vanjrllll  oe  more to the mutual advantage eif all  concerned will buy bran and shorts in  puantities which will enable ranchers  to lay in a winter's supply.  3Si-mmSago  So far as we are aware  no  national  service is being performed   by placing  and de>ubtless local agencies will take  our flour   purchases   on   a   hand   to   advantage of the opportunity to stock  mouth basis.    On   the  "ther hand, in   up :n bran and shorts, orvvhat wiii  view of the crop  conditions  that prevailed in the wheat growing provinces  during tKe past season it seems fairly  certain that the present price of $5.40  will be  the lowest for another year,  and it seems more than probable that  tne price will advance during the next  six months to a point which will make  the present purchasing of flour a good  investment.  This, however, is possibly the least  important reason why every home  should haye an extra sack of flour.  At the present time, and during the  past season, Creston distr ct has required at least one ear per week to fill  its needs in flour and feed, or nearly  double the amount that we have used  other seasons. In virw of this fact  someone deserves considerable credit  . f <>r ^thers,^  'schedule tuncl But at. that it would  seem as if we are asking just a little  too much of of local buying agencies  and of the transportation compunies  if we expect this condition to continue  throughout the winter  ire meeting  once a week at. Airs. Gilbert's home to  sew. They haye formed a class and  are doing some very nice needlework.  They plan to have a sale of work in a  f-^w weep-s  Contractor Dicken has about finished the foundations of the new high  level bridge and expects te> be pouring  the cement for the pillars by early  next   week.     He is emnlov-iTigr ���������.������ wam  about eight men.-  Provincial works engineer Ramsay  of Nelson was here on Tuesday taking  a look at operations at the new high  level bridge for which tenders were  called early this month. Guesses as  to the cost of the structure complete  place it at not less than $20,000.  connection -with the purchase of part  of the Dr. Wells ranch by Mr. Cockle  of Lethbridge.  R. Stewart has just finished build-r  ing a frost proof house over "his water  tank, which will ensure his water supply at the house in the coldest weather.  /Public school inspector Calvert of  Nelson was here on his official visit  this week, and his report on Principal  McLean's work is a good one.  Prank Simister had the bad lnck to  be kicked by a colt on Tuesday, which  cost him a couple of teeth, and necessitated a hurried yisit to Dentist  Lillie at Oreston.  The deer in the Corn Creek country  are stepping lively this week. Messrs.  Dick Smith. Boydell and Tom Midford  are out on their annual hunt and have  teams ordered to bring in three carcasses each early next week.  I������I r*T.m ��������� mxmm0m  1������. ���������**.������������     V, <������ M. A. ������������ I  Report, Creston  /  Division I.���������G. P.   Smith, Principal.  Highest Standing: Entrance Class  Edith Dook. Osborn Bell, Marguerite  Crawford. Fourth Reader���������Clara  Morrow, Ruth Swanson, Gladys Webster.  Perfect Attendance���������Osborn Bell,  Sidney Bell, Evelyn Bevan, Fred Boff-  ... "H, J- x *- AT 1- TT -V. x. J-t di .  .    r.  By,    ajjxihiIs    yjuun.,    xiuuertr   urawien-u.  Agnes Hobden, Charles Holmes, Walter Leamy, Elson Lidgate, Robert  Moore, Teddy Staples, Ralph Swanson, Amey Walmsley,   Eva Webster,  Dom bush  George xiinuit-y.  The cold spell of a week or two ago  caught a Creston car of flour and feed  and delayed it:-, arrival twelve days;  this in spite of the fact that between  four and five dollurs were expended on  telegrams in an attempt to trace it  and hasten its arrival. Twelve days  in November might mean twenty days  in Janu.-.ry unele.r blizzard conditions;  and one car might happen to be increased to three���������all of them, much  needed. Under such conditions by  having an extra sack of flour on hand  householders might save themselves  at least considerable inconvenience.  What 1ms been said regarding the  Hour situation applies to a certain extent to feed. It seems very sound advice that everyone sheaild keep a re  serve stock on hand to protect poultry, hogs and cattle from showing the  inevitable loss which two or three  elays' feed shortage always means.  Facilities for storing feed in Creston  have been increased very little during  the past, year. That the iineds of tbe  ranchers has increased is shown by the  following figures obtaineel from tjie  Fruit Growers Union, Ltd., anel which  show total amt-iints of tlu- commodities handle-el by (hits ii tin to elate this  senson :  Hour and Fecel..  Good progress is now -being made  on the new roundhouse and the Davis  Construction Co. are hoping to have  it ready for occupation inside the next  three, weeks.  Creston callers this week ware T.  Rogers, who was at the metropolis on  business, and Messrs, Tuohey and  Dennes, who were looking after a  con pie of bad -order cars.  Jack Boydell, who has spent the past  four months in the Red Deer country,  Alberta, returned last week.  Scotty Todd, accompanied by his  wife, fi-om the coast, were callers here  last week, looking over Scott.y's ranch  J. K. Schofield, M.RP., Trail, was "a  yisitor here a coupte"of days this week,  the gnest of 'ft; J. Long,  Mrs. W. H. Kemp and two of the  children have gone to Winnipeg,  where^'they will spend the next few  weeks visiting friends.  Nine of the twenty six pupils enrolled at Erickson school registered .perfect attendance for the month of  November. They were Robert Dodds,  Celia Handley, James Handley, Aubrey  Kemp, Lyle Kemp, Molly Kemp, Katherine Littlejohn, Richard -Penson and  Perley Putnam.  Mrs. Sam Scott, whose illness is giving the family some concern, remain  pretty much the same as at last writing.  j which has jyst.been leased   by George  .JJ^ne^^ -  ; - 'A- "*���������  the latter part of the month after sev-      ���������, .,'    ,,        ,    _      ..       ...  ^ Tbe new blackboards for the  Alice  Siding school   haye just arrived, and  will be placed ready for use this week.  Most e������f our lady citizens were Creston callers on Wednesday, for the  English Church bazaar.  Land surveyor Charles Moore of  Creston was here on Monday doing  the   necessary   engineering   work   in  nugar  Hav...  ....$UH.O00       2,200  Spray pumps, .--pray materials and feulili/.ers..  (co-  U.fiOO  'J, COD  450  1,100  Building   material  sm-nt, etc.)   Barb wire   Held ami garden si-eels..  Nails     1,000  These llgures cover a period of only  nine months.   Ahsilining I Im next thre e !  months are propeu-lionettely heavy the!  total    fen-  the   yenr  would   be.  in   the i  ne-i-Jth bor hood   of   W72<MH)0,     hunt,   vear >  lhe  I'n line-in   Instil uie>   handling   Oie:  s.-nne-  cumiiidilii [>".   r,,},\ !;.���������'���������;-,oi io,    Our'  aigumenil   is I.hat in  \'ww of I bis sttb-  sluutial   increase, n suHieieeiit reserve j  .4eiel,.' tt>  cileet   ilu I i,i:,������el   needs * aliliol  he i-arrie-el   in   lie* ni'i-on i< n)ii I ii in ii yail-  uhle for that   purpose, mul il would he  sound  policy for the' raue-hers lei carry |  I li .. i I'   'O'   o    ������'r "   r- I- f i ���������   1 .      t I.     I .....   ^  itcmi/cd   in   the- above  eral weeks' stay with reiaiiyes"at California points. Mr. Ratcliff, who was  here subbing for him, has returned to  Cranbrook.  Geo. Cam, who had the bad luck to  lose a couple of fingers of- his right  hand in a coupling mishap a couple of  months ago, is returning to work this  mouth, and we here will have a way  freight run out of Cranbrook.  Chas. BiaforeTwho had the handling  of the fruit crop ou the Mannerine  place, reports" the early frost robbed  him eif at least $1000 worth of apples,  all of which Charles regrets as he is  planning a trip to> the old home iu  Italy before the end of the year.  Mrs. Swanson and Misses Marion  Swanson and Muriel Hobden, were  week-end visitors at Sirdar, stopping  with Mi-, and Mrs. Loasby.  Rev. .1. S. Mahood will be here feu-1  English Church service on Sunday '  evening at 7.30.  Ike Lewis has just disposed eif a car-  loatl of cattle to the P. Burns Co. at  Creston. The stock was driven to  that town where it was slaughtered  aud shipped out as dressed beef. The  beef was easily equal to the best ever  butchered at Creston.  Mayor Daly was a visitor at Creston  the latter part eif the week, interview  ing dealer;-, for an adequate lighting  plant for Sirdar. After a careful survey of that, town Mr. Daly observed  that {li*. tin initial city in not the: oniy  place where- they prefer darkness te>  light.  Sirdar bad a rather busy week-end  socially last week. On Friday night  Mr, anel Mrs. 'Loasby were at home to  a party of about twenty friends who  whilcel away the evening and along  into the ui:f oiu.i,'\miio at cards ami  music and an excellent midnight lunch  while em Satuiday a similar gathering  took the I Jen lie* household by surprise,  .inn \\t|li i'!*���������' n:,Ni:,l uiu.v ol irlteir 11111-  .u'i: i-it'il host anil hostess spent an  equally enjoyable evening throughout,  nooker! Snooker!  Those who are interested in  English Billiards or Snooker  are in line for a tine box of  cigars. The one who makes  the highest single run will he  presented with a box of 20  cigars. Erickson, Duok Creek,  Canyon City and Lister play  ers are included in this offer.  30 days in which to win your  your ChriRtmas cigars, so get  busy at. the Exchange Billiard  Parlor and see who will he tho  lucky oue.  KStGhenes*  BOB  1   ���������   HI   I  a a a  MB  B B   B  O  B   D  n  w m m m m 10  \ Just You Pear  u  ft*   eMe-W^y --r      ^ ���������������****      ~mtm'mm"*U\m'^m  -mimm-      \m~t~m  tl  m  *  m  'a  '������  E. Vaehon and Milt Beam of Creston were here on a hunting trip hist  week but had very poor luck.  Dr. Henderson of Creston made a  professional visit to Kitchener on  Tuesday afternoon.  Andy riottefoot is back at Kitche  ner again, and is back at work at the  Paulson camp.  W. H. Schonert, the Paulson Meadows, has acrew of fifteen men taking  out poles, posts, ties and logs for C. R.  Paulson.  J. D. Spiers, who is working at  Erickson, spent the week-end with his  family here.  Wednesday   has   been   Ihe   coldest  morning of   the  reason   thus far. the   camp at Vernon  mercury  went  to   15 below -zero that  a.m.  A social evening and dance was held  at tbe Kitchener Hotel on Saturday  evening, which was undoubtedly one  of the most successful and enjoyable  ail'aias over held in the town. The  object was to raise funds to IVnld a  concert anel Christinas tree for all the  children in the Kitchener district, anel  the result far sui-pas,*'Pd the expect ions  of eyen the biggest, optimist, $170 he-  ing realized. Music for the dance was  supplied by Messrs. Chorlton, McGonegal, Young, Be 10the ami Sidmuei-t,  while an excellent spread at supper  time was provided hy the ladies*.    The  Division II.���������F. B. Pearce, Teacher.  Highest Standing: Senior Third  Reader���������Donald Young, Edith Crawford, Fred-Payne. Junior Third Reader���������Laura Boadway. Marguerite Ben-  aey, Arthur Stark. Second Reader-  Marion Learnmonth and James Cherrington. Ben Crawford.  Perfecfc      Attendance A!ai"usritt*  Benney, Alfred Boffey, Leslie Boffey,  Jeffery Colli?, James Cherrington,  Harvey Ge>bbett, Keith Lidgate, Marion Learmonth, Fred Payne, Ethel  Peairs, Ivan Staples, Harry Smith,  Albert Sherwood, Lily Wilson, Donald  Young.  Division III.���������Miss Hunt, Teacher.  Highest Standing:     Second Primer  ���������Irvin Olson.    First Reader���������Charles  Moore, Clarence Staples.    Junior Second   Reader���������Charles  Cotterill,   Ruth"  Kennedy. Alva Qnist.  Perfect Attendance since beginning  of term���������Edna Nichedls, Elmer Olson,  Arthur Coaling, Alex. Henderson,  James Leamy, Helen Mt>ore, Alva  .Q'uist, Edith Wilson.  Division IV. ���������M iss Roy, Teacher.  Highest Standing: A Class; First  Primer���������Muriel Oatway, Lily Lewis,  Mabel. Dishman. B Class, Receiving  ���������Gertrude Boadway, Laura Holmes.  Jean McCreath. C Class. Receiving  ���������Frank Crawford, Lyda Christie,Ada  Lewis.  Perfect Attendance���������Rophna An-  drosor. Gertrude Boadway, Lyda  Christie, Letty Couling. Frank Crawford, Catharine Fnjbree, Jean Henderson, Laura Holmes, Jessie Learmonth.  Ada Lewis;-Lily Lewis. Emma Maloff,  Jean McCreath. Muriel Oatway.Verne  Olson, Irene Simon, Dora Spratt.  Frank Thacker. Arthur Webster.  There are still about thirty   prison  ers  in   the   alien   enemv   internment  With the deer shooting season little  over a week te������ run bunting partiesaiv  mini������'iiMis in the hills this week, though  the absence of snow is crippling operations. So far this season nett moiv  than a couple of deer have been taken  by town nimrods, and even the Indians elo not seem to be securing venison  in the-usual quantity.  Tije brightest spot in town!  Where f  m  0  0.  1  u  1  13  I  t~  B  HI  ���������ta  Their Best  t  w  t  Figure's   not  llr-l ,   lllll    \*r  ill'   11   -������''   III     I I I I r I I*  s| ll I  The   I'Mucatiou  eh-pai ( ment  ollle-ials |  state- that the Pent iefeai school grounds  are tne* best kept in the whole of lt,C.  e . 1 . ,4.t*  .. . 1 .... .   <ri|nt,    , |������l.lit,, H'.r,ll.r''',"W  Li'.-i|*j������ei*-i   an-   having   better hie-lc   thin  y.'rr   tti.ni   lot-   '.I'Ve'fii!    ��������� cii.-en*'    pa-it,  I m  u  1  ui  1  IS  I  I  ca  K1  u  m  1  ID  m  1  u  1  D  M  r  El  I  m  w  m  ���������;  a  a  w  ���������ti  i.1  committee  responsible, and   to wheim I AT| A"L. -~x     TTj1 -err/-*%/\ r\ -*y\ dX/^s.  great   creelit   is elwe> was  competed eif I    JU   llv>     J /JvOll������CtXl.y Ks  IVle'sdames Howard, OcLure, and Miss- ; ^^ ������������������*< ��������� -u t���������fc 4  <>ti F. Kutlcelge. L. Gcre.ax anel O. Dan     \~K-t 1 J1 f\ -f f\ h* ft T. C.T  ebineau,    w,hile     Messrs,   Frame    ami J ���������*���������->������������������������ AA A-Cil VJ. X    ���������XL JLWX  Johnson of the local school hoard also '  .iM,i:;!('d   ^i.'.illy In inu^iu^ ;!,.   .liVait-  an unipiullll(;d success.  A 275-poll 1 h1 but-U is the biggeM  Specimen of vuu:.t 1 ai hi ought in! 11 Cr.o 1 ���������  hreiok so far this m-ason.  A. A. M<:Kinii"ii is p; <������������������ iele-nt of ih<-  Oriinbrook Oisliir-t |,i!>."-.il \t.-;.wi*it -  ion for the- ensuing ve-ar.  |l is I'htimiiteul that Mie'ie' are about  ���������100 men working in I Iir mint's ami  concent nile>rs aiounel S.iuihui.  and  Barber Shop  Wc hav*- a lull line of fresh  t   ) I  Jt i'.-L. V 1.1 ,  V  tt .--..  f    r,  X-.H.  li  I  im  I  There  Were  i(Mi  Hoiu!  Drinks <S: Canclics  Onr   shop   i*<    eondueled  ���������-���������tri'-tlv .'-jjnitnrvlines.  on  u  a  w  ������'*    H    hn    W    di    y    ������?.������    M    C.1)    ������    ti  buyers at Trail !hi.'. vt-.-ir than last and  l|M7.0(IO   I������������hh    beiuels    \Mie-    p*u -e-hased.  S 1'I'l 11 ill   I.S ion \ I mill III'-   III)*; 11  e'ei'-l   <i|  living    id    llei    i'llve',      I'Ye*. h     iggi    :*!*���������  ^JJO a  ilo'/r-i   ie.   ', h.".l   .-ity :-.\   pis-.-oat.  MM  E*wi #  j;��������� s-%, ti--��������� ti, i ~^-7 0  at  -1 \\.\C!:!'.  Mtmtstititmiai&mmam.  di.iii������.,iii mi in,i������!(iiiiiiimnT)iTr-iT������������������ MiUfMW*������������rH7-M,(M,iiiii>iw������mii,i������������.e������������i������'������������'r������'WiinK������"H' tmim~imm0*0tmf00tmmimim0.  ItSfrSSSSStStittt*^^ te*JTL-i������ ������i-i-Mm������������"  \St^tl������JVM>mtliK*iiMkimdi.i nl i:j������s~i.    kjcvikw,     JjEE&TUN.     B.     C"  SIMPLE AS A.B.C.  TRY IT TONIGHT FOE  I7 OUR NERVOUSNESS  worn oui, Urea m A  you lack the energy and ambition to  work as of old. This means nerve  decay���������nerves that are starved for  thc want of good, rich blood.  It's blood nourishment that vitalizes the nerves. Your blood is thin,  weak, watery. It's filled with poisons that hang on because your kidneys   don't  filter properly.  See here, fix up your kidneys, put  new life in your liver, and you'll feel  like new in a short time.  To do this, you must use Dr. Hamilton's Pills. They make life look  bright and pleasant because they restore harmony anel vigor to the organs that need repair.  Dr. Hamilton's Pills warm lhc  blood and fill it with nutriment that's  bound to build you up, that's sure to  lift your weakness, that invariably  does make joyous, robust Good  Health.  Think of it, youthful strength, lots  of nerve force, plenty of red blood  surging through your veins ���������- isn't  this reason enough for your using Dr.  Hamilton's Pills? Sold in 25c boxes  bv all  dealers.  ips a  Strengthens the Voice  as the nearest mosque, with thc assistance of thc imperial Ottoman  treasury, is pretty apt to collar it.  But thc bulk of thc old gentleman's  estate can't be touched. He told mc  that it was principally in European  and American investments, and in the  ���������    ��������� _  safeguard     of  his'London     bankers.  ������y Z***^*^* &*^������f'%^* ���������  *-* *_,atarrFiOKnne   Von   Ar������   *  u es Droncmos  Copyrighted. Printed by special  arrangement with Thos. Allen,  Toronto.  (Continued.)  Hamid Pasha's last moments were  as~'peaceful as those of a tired old  man falling into a gentle sleep. Tears  filled Ruggles's eyes as Pembroke described the end.  "And now, old chap," said Pembroke, in a brisker tone, "prepare  yourself for a shock. I have some  very wonderful sews for you, and  you might as well hear it from me  now as later from the lawyers. The  old gentleman has left you a pot of  money."  Ruggles turned his head slowly to'  stare at him.  "What!" said lie. "Left me a pot  of money?"  "Just so. Roughly speaking, I  .should say you'd inherit about halt  a million pounds. My congratulations.    I'm jolly glad."  Ruggles stared at him dumbly.  Half a million pounds���������in the neighborhood of two and a half million  dollars ��������� His face went suddenly  pale, and bc leaned back in his chair,  breathing uncertainly.  "Among other things," went on  Pembroke, in his pleasant, quiet  voice, "this place is yours. I wouldn't count too much on that, however,  This palace, and a comparatively  small balance in the Ottoman Bank,  is all that he's got-in Turkey. Hamid  Pasha hadn't any too great confidence  in the commercial honesty of his compatriots. Come, uow, buck up, or I'll  have to give you a squirt of strychnine."  For Ruggles's face was still white  and his eyes fixed and staring. He,  (Ruggles, a millionaire! The idea was  incredible ��������� almost terrifying. His  brain could not appear to grasp it.  "But why���������why did he���������"  "Why did he leave it to you? Oh,  that's not such a hard one. You  saved him from a rotten, nasty death,  and came jolly near getting scragged  yourself doing it. You sat tight  when his own crowd bolted, and your  Oriental isn't the chap to do things  by halves when it comes to paying  off a score, whether on the credit or  debit side of the slate. Then afterwards, when he had you brought  here, he got jolly fond of you, all  outside the obligation. He had no  heirs, and I faucy hc was rather a  lukewarm Mussulman, for all of his  religious observances. Bit of a freethinker, Hamid Pasha was. Came  from living so long in England, I  presume.    Well, feeling better?"  The color was returning to Ruggles's hollow cheeks and a brightness  was growing in his eyes. It was rather more than a brightness, in faci,  for as Pembroke glanced at him critically, they filled with tears. It is  probable that Ruggles was at this  moment more affected emotionally by  the kindness of his benefactor than  at the thought of the great fortune  to which he had so marvciousiy faiien  heir.  "Oh, I feel well enough," he answered, trying to smile. "Just sort o'  ---sort o'���������"  "Sort of flabbergasted," Pembroke  supplied. "Don't blame you a bit. I  was a bit bowled over myself this  morning, about an hour before he  died, when he gave me this���������"  Hc held out his strong, sinewy  hand, and Ruggles saw upon the third  finger such an emerald as might have  ransomed a rajah. The great stone  was flawless as a pool of the sea in  a green  grotto.  Pembroke reached into his inner  pocket and drew out a letter.  "Hamid ..Pasha asked me to give  you this," said he, and rose. "Got to  be off now. I'll run over from time  to time and sec how you're getting  on. Good luck and congratulations  and all that sort of thing. Remember  you're master here now, so give your  orders."  He clapped his hands, and Mustapha came to conduct him to the land-   -tacL*  rnozone  You  Are  Cured  Without Using Drugs  rxC  You breathe through the Catarrhozone inhaler medicated air that is  full of healing, soothing balsams,  full of piney antiseptic essences that  resemble the air of the pine woods  in the Adirondacks. This piney vapor  has a truly marvelous action on weak  throats. I-t brings strength and health  to the bronchitic, stops that hacking,  irritating cough, prevents hoarseness  and difficult breathing. You can't find  anything for weak-throated people on  earth more beneficial than Catarrhozone. It means heaven on earth to  the man that has had bronchitis, catarrh or throat irritation. You will  realize this the first time you use Catarrhozone, which is a scientific preparation specially designed for diseases of the nose, throat and bronchial tubes. Get the large size, it  lasts two months, costs $1.00; medium size 50c;'sample size, 25c. All  storekeepers and druggists, or the  Catarrhozone Co., Kingston, Canada.  ing. Ruggles, holding the letter in  his trembling hands, leaned hack in  his chair and stared out across the  shimmering  straits.  "Gee!" muttered Ruggles. under his  breath. "Me master here���������give my  orders, gee!"  He   looked   about  at   thc   gardens,  then at the palace itself, a house    of  some  considerable  dimensions  which  was   charming  rather thau  imposing,  and thc general scheme of which suggested a combination of Italian    and  New Turkish Renaissance with a suggestion   of  the   Byzantine  in   its  decorations,  there    being many ornate  traceries copied from pleasing forms  of  animal  and     vegetable life, these  embellishments apparently worked in  as   opportunity   offered.     There   was  room  for technical     criticism where  purity   of   style   was   concerned,   but  the  general  result     was  unquestionably pleasing, for thc Turks have always been masterly appreciators, taking thc best from other schools and  combining   all   in   harmonious   effect,  precisely as one might edit some anthology of verse.    Hamid Pasha was  such a critic and his'.house a combination   of   much   that   is "exquisite   in  ahead a charming bungalow of considerable dimensions and Saracen-  csquc architecture. Windows and  veranda were closely latticed, and thc  whole was a bower of rose ramblers  and grapevines. But when he had  advanced halfway down the arbor,  thc white-clad, turbaned figure of  what appeared to be a manservant of  some description had slipped from the  shrubbery and, with a polite salutation, had signified to him that he was  trespassing. Ruggles, much confused,  had retraced his steps, nor had he  mentioned the incident to his host.  He knew enough of Turkish domestic  life to appreciate that there were in  all such establishments as this precincts to which a guest was not supposed to penetrate.  "Well, no doubt Hamid Pasha had  made provision for his household, and  all whom it might contain. Ruggles  decided that it was not worth while to  fret himself over conditions of which  he had been allowed to remain in  ignorance. Possibly some instructions  as to the future direction of the estate might be contained within the  letter. If not, the lawyers would explain matters in greater detail. He  broke thc wax seal, and, with an emotion akin to awe, set himself to examine its' contents.  (To Be Continued.)  CHILBLAINS  Easily and Quickly  Cured -with  EGYPTIAN LINIMENT  For Sale by AH Dealers  " i., Prop'rs. Napanee, On*.  x  was i-uiCvi vji. iCinuiC lUmusgo u������y  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  REV.  WM.  BROWN.  I was cured of a bad  ache hy  case of ear-  rTl 1"CXTT>  I X IX) iZ.iT X .  MRS. S. KAULBACK.  Tt-T-x-r x T-fc-rMO  JNXXXTl J"* t\S-l  O  I was cured of sensitive lungs by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS.  S.  MASTERS.  Pacific Whaling  Seventy Mammals Were Secured By  a Single Vessel  r- With the arrival in Victoria recently of three whaling ships, thc season  has come to a close after a most successful period of fishing. The leading boat sesured seventy mammals,  which is considered a good record.  There was an unusually large number  of sperm whales caught, averaging  about thirty feet each, as against the  sixty feet full grown whale. Many  sulphurs were also shot, running  eighty-six feet. One mammal measuring forty-four feet in girth yielded  162 barrels of oil.  Plans Large Plant  Smelter  Company  Contemplates  Installing A New Concentrator  At  Rossland, B.C.  A  report  from Victoria  says  that  the Consolidated Mining and Smelter  Company    contemplates   installing   a  new concentrator at Rossland, British i  Columbia, which will cover an area of,  about 3*a^aC������B and ^yolve-^an -outlay  -       .    v .    a** Ann /\nr\        rvt, *      v *v a-. . .  JTTk  Family  appy  by r.)������. p. c. nowrcus.  A lutpjiy family Is one ih:Zi c;tn Zl down to Uic table with lcncn  appntite;.". an*"} goo������I c.Uiaa. Plenty of the out-of-doors and cleanliness,  insidr- nnd ont-iele of tho. body, will make for health, wealth and  happirie-s.-. Your doctor will tell you that anything from a  hcadfiehe-* to the most serious ill nest* may result from allowing food  to ferment, in the intr*slim*fj. The. find; thinp; to do in case you feci  Raenn lo������y. dull, perlinp"- tVvr-r.sh, \'\ to flush the liver and kidneys,  enly r.f water, and take; a dose of castor oil, or, Bomcthing  Z..)Z.\ aiid jalap, and long mold by almost  ':; Pleasant Pellein.    This may nave you  i'-.'Ii'i.v;   un:  )>'ji:.'>iij Litjm   iriio iijiiL.Li.l ������u������v������ t������i v w  i l,e h-v.ly a 'hri ���������I'"' to build up anel rrs'iHt disease.  ,. ,Z..Zy :.??;': :.:. 1 :..',r': *P.:A. th" \'Z\'h\'-y"t juM '���������i** do the  ..    .  ���������AJ   \J*'.   i! U.-.r i������;M   ''' *i.l 11' *liiWi j .        Xii-'.   i.tLlk!.L-i\, li  ..SLj  ������~u   ^iu������n-  ' ' rating the ih.'v.'.ou., from  .i..-.. i  en i;11  I;'  be''',u������r, ni.iei** ui M-t.V  every ilnivujA. as JJr.  livni m ir 'i'i iMi-Kii'--*-  i'tjjp.-r  V't'T  Ui'  l *-1-. 11  i j.  i  iMiWl-lH  llr'l ''   I       i '    ��������� li  Hi''  liie-eu  ���������ie:e-i)  i III.  I'l'  .) Ill-.)'..".  <!      IV  ���������J  i.p  oil  '" *."������H  -i'l't  rO) hr''  it   ;ih  any  ll.-: .yriteiu, cauclng rheurnuti'mi,  'i-.r '������������������noHi di itnrbnne-eH.  ' ifttuiatinf  the  Icielir-.y-i  Ut  inc.rcas'.d  !'U"���������:,'. <i:\   th"''/' Or"*"'!-'*  ?  V/fHliel   ii������iv'i.-n<  \':������������������'..i���������'���������<]) whir-!, i-i lo be* h-iej n".v.',-iday;i  Ini;' -ilon-.  ii'  architecture without reference to the  limitations of classic school or period.  Ruggles certainly had no fault to  find with Hamid Pasha's palace, and  thc sudden knowledge that it was all  his, even though it were to be taken  from him the next week, filled him  less with pride and delight than with  a certain sense of shyness. Hc felt  as though the ancient walls and terraces were looking at him with a  sort of contemptuous amusement as  if to say: "What! thou master here,  thou flea from thc belly of the raw  and shaggy Western world? Thou  master of us,���������these terraces from  whose proud heights Osman I.,  Ghazi thc Victorious, son of Err-To-  ghrul Sha, first looked with conquering eyes on the ancient city of Constantino? Thou, the master? Mash  Allah, go hide thyself in a hole!"  But aside from tins sudden diffidence, there was another matter to  which Ruggles's mind passed uncomfortably as he sat there holding Hamid Pasha's unopened letter, which  for some reason he rather dreaded  to read. Though Turkish clie-uette  had made the mention of such a matter impossible, Rugglcs was strongly  of thc conviction that, despite his  age, the kindly Turk had maintained  a luu'cui. Oi still 111h, 111.s there hud  come to his cars, from somewhere  within the palace walls, the cadenza  of mandolins, guitars and other  stringed instruments, together with  rippling and nni.sii.cil J.UiidiU.i-, which  the distance, had rendered elusively  seductive. Kvet-y day, from his window or from the terrace, hc hael seen  icniiiiiiK*  iiguii.'.s,  in  y.t.-.liriiae; ami  fct'-  idjc the loose outer garment, usually  cf figured or embroidered or watered  silk entirely enveloping the figure,  cinbai king oi uiM:iiib.uiuiiK fium a  long glittering caii|U<: or perhaps lhe  gig of Hamid Pasha's small steam  |yaeiit which plierd Irce-ucnlly back aud  lejrlli ami up ami down  lite-  ������>liail:..  Win.ii lie h.nl begun ta walk about  :i liltlr, Kugglevi b-iel nnro started  elown a path that led arouiu! thc Pasha's private- garden through an av-  '������������������'.���������!<��������� ',!' p"H.',vl*. H������* l);ie1 j'oiir 'iiiiii'  ht'P'      eli' \>i:  ���������    v.'tK-n      hr   "\t;u\   -,r-������-11  of at least $i;000,000. The buildings  probably will be of steel, with steel  and glass windows, granite walls and'  concrete floors. The capacity of the  mill will be 1,500 tons a day. It will  be designed to treat the ores of the  Rossland camp by a process that has  been tested for some months at the  test concentrator at Trail, British  Columbia. The question of the site  of the mill is said to be unsettled, hut  Rossland will probably be the first  choice.  A distant manner doesn't lend en  chantment to  ship.  one's    view of friend-  All over baby's i~.~~. Came in  water blisters and \h~tx formed a solid  scale. Began to iteA and burn so  had to bandage his hands as be  -wanted to s-cratch. Face -was badly  disfigured. Trouble lasted 4 months.  Began using Cuucura Soap and Ointment. Used one cake Soap and one  box Ointment when he was healed.  From signed statement of Mrs,  Albert Ellis, Wetttnberg3. S.  For every purpose of the toilet  Cuticura. Soap, Ointment and Tal-  cum are supreme*  Porfr-toaunplo each o( Cattcartt Scnp. Oint.  rnont and Tfc".cxun_������d(lreiiB coat-card: "Oailonxa.  I  tne  1 ���������������  I ������������������*������������������  B������p������. A, Boiton, XT. 0.  'i���������tmsmm  Bold evuxy-wbero.  -���������.  Tire clean-burning qualitieo of Imperial  Royalite ndd n new feature of t-mtinfaction  to oil leatrng and lighting conveniences.  "For tlir oil heater or coolc-stovc TmpeTtal  Roynlite la the courcc of abundant cleani  quiclc, economical heat. And for the oil lamp,  too, you'll readily nee itu nuperlor quality  delightfully eemphunized by the clear er,  brighter light.  You enn't buy belte-r coal .-11 than Imperial  I?e>yn]ltr, bo why pay ldp-hi-r price**?  k-or tfuU< emj v-oi-il, -v  w.  IM.  U.  Y)A\  t'iLWWtilmyi--m-1<Y*m������FtwmmAmmvm  .04-0 70  -metsssmsti^n (M������������f ���������neuwsm.������ u?> jh. jx.i t: jivk i.< rxtmmmmm  iiSSZLLs^SiSS^SsMS  '������������IMT*l"rW W*f*  ���������"iwi'.Hv,;*  ..AtlAttAtm  aB t e������ *tf(gi/iijif *>As' -w*t>j|'^,  ��������� PHtlieluMli-Wiil-WBI*  L^in  ZPiA^^lA\^im^: %  xt.xj v Jt .:. sit  rmTFcrrvvvT  'CJLieiUKJ JL KJX\ j  ���������AJ.  1  s.^ ���������*:*<*������*������-  e-etfi  FOR YOUR HORSE THIS WINTER  SPOHN'S  DISTEMPER  COMPOUND  is the best' prophylaxis against disease. Twenty drops Oi  SPOHN'S daily will act as au effective preventive���������will insure  your horses aad mules against Distemper and Influenza in any  form When there is so much disease, when your horse *s so  often exposed, keep your horse ess his feet by starting the use of  SPOHN'S early. . ,     ,  Your druggist handles it.  INDIANA, U.S.A.  '���������'-*���������?���������,-. m  America's Pioneer  Dog Remedies  . ~ _. ...-     00~xv7 T 47 X 1  SPOtlW     lVlllrJJAC������.J  BOOK  ON    ���������  DOG    DISEASES  and  How to  Feed  Mailed     Free    to    any  Address   by   tne  Author ^^  H.   CLAY   GT.OVER  CO.,   INC.,  118    West    31st-r.treet,  New  York.  U.S.A.  <NEW   FRENCH   REMEDY.  10.  _ _ Jo.S  No 1 Tor Bladder Catarrh. Ho 2 for Elood &  Slcin Dlsaasfn- No. 3 for Ohronlo woafcnejsseu.  aOLtinYLKAt-t-JC.CHBMt������iTS. PHICK IN KNCt.AieD.3s.  DR LECLKRCMedCo..H;iverstockKd.,N W.5.Loxidon  SE1-. TKADE MARKED WORD *THF.BAP!ON ' IS OH  BRIT  GOVT   STAMP AFFIXED TO GENUINE PACKETS'  (���������yaAg/SSS/'tfvg^xgr������'������'^  { k Dyspepsia Curs f  * M.D. advises s ������'Pcr*o������������ who  suffer from aevere indigestion  and constipation can cure thsm-  4i.x    rm  thirty drops of Extract ~i Roots ������  after each meal and at bedtime. g  This s-emedy is known as Mother t>\  SeigePs Curative Syrup in the drug ^  trade" Get������������������gesuiss. BQs. <*  An~. $1.00 Sottiei. 1  ������  ^^/^^'9xOj'9���������^&9'^m^/SxW9^'������<f/������������  Making1 Humans  Transparent  Ifrench  Scientist Professes to Have  Discovered a Fluid Which Is  Likely to Supersede X-Rays  Moved to experiment    by noticing  that a^ drop of oil made paper transparent,  a  French  scientist professes  to have discovered a fluid which similarly renders the human body transparent, and is likely to supersede the  X-rays.    Indeed, the inventor claims  that  his fluid is  superior  to  X-rays,  in that it allows the pathologist greater   liberty   in   handling,   and   at   the  same time shows not only thc bone  structure, but also  the inner muscular and nervous systems.   The degree  of transparency produced by the action of the fluid can be regulated at  the will of the operator.    It is said  that a board can- be made as clear as  glass, so that a newspaper can be read  through it.  Eighteen New BuMings  One Winnipeg company is engaged  on contracts for 18 bank buildings, in  Winnipeg and thfe West. These are  represented as follows: Canadian  Bank of Commerce, eight branches,  $134,000; Merchants' Bank of Canada, three branches, $30,000; Bank of  Hamilton, three branches, $57,000;  Union Bank of Canada, four branches,^ $66,000.  JEro.  i t ll������  Make all your soups aisd stows moro  nourishing with Bovril. II takes  a joint of b~~i to make a bottles of Bovril. Tb������ bodybuilding po^esr of Soyri! U from t<6������ to tweanty times th#  =������-.f-.MM+  ������������������sir���������I!-     "ft*rv������rri! ->ri������aYiR  mor������  Strffiniyth���������i-sas COSt.  aiMuuui  Sovril 'means mot-i str������agtn���������**���������*������ ������������3***  S.H.ir.  SHORT OF BREATH  Could Hardlv Walk  ���������xt    xm- ������#  Without Resting  Ideal Land For  Mixed Farming  Be  a- xx*m.    m\xx viJ\i s~~x-���������*-!���������  ������f  sUa.  that sings at his work.  A. and N.V. Convention at Regina  The several branches of the Army  ���������and Navy Veterans will meet in convention in Regina on December 17  and 18, for the purpose of organizing  a provincial command.  Ov..l-tr  ���������tr  When you go to a physician to be  examined for any heart trouble, one  of the first questions he asks is: "Arc  you short of breath?"  Now, when the heart becomes affected, there ensues a feeling of a  choking sensation, a shortness of  breath, palpitation, throbbing, irregular beating, smothering sensation,  dizziness and a weak, sinking, all-  gone feeling of oppression and anxiety.  On the first sign of the heart becoming weakened or the nerves unstrung, Miiburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills are just the remedy you  quire. They regulate and  the heart, and strengthen and restore  the  whole nerve  system.  Mr. Stephen Crouse,   East Clifford,-  stimulate  suffered  trouble  x\-.  for    five  I  could  "SYRUP Or Yl~~'  CHILD'S LAXATIVE  U~.4m~4im.       4-*m       *-tx  Look at tongue!  Remove poisons from little stomach,  liver and bowels  AN IDEAL TONIC  FOR WEAK PEOPLE  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills Act Directly  On   the   Blood   and  Nerves  Food  is  as  important  to   the  sick  person as medicine, more so in most  cases,    A_badly ..chosen  diet, may retard recovery.    In health the natural  appetite is the best guide to follow;  in sickness the appetite is often fickle  and depraved. .       .  ��������� Proper food and a good tonic will  keep most people in good health. Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills are the most  popular tonic medicine in the world,  harmless and certain in their action,  which  is to build up  the blood  and  N.S.     writes t  1 years  with  heart  li <1 _   __11_      ������   Inarcny waiiC uui  barn without resting, as I used to get  so short of breath* Doctors could  not help me. My wife told me to get  a box of Miiburn's Heart and Nerve  Pills, and I felt better after taking  them; three boxes made me quite  well. I am now helping my son to  work the farm, and can truthfully  say I feel like a different man."  Price 50c a box at all dealers, or  mailed direct on receipt of price by  The T. Milburn Co., Limited, To-  rente.  Land   for   Stock   Raising   May  Obtained Under a Twenty-  Year Lease  A number of prospective ranchers  and stockmen of the southern slates  have made inspection trips to the vast  territory   oi  uncultivated  land  north  of Battleford,  Saskatchewan,   within  the last three weeks  as a result of  the arrangement recently made by the  federal government, whereby land for  stock raising and mixed farming may  be obtained  under   a   twenty    year  lease.   Only such land as is unsuitable  for agriculture and that lies beyond  the range of settlement is subject to  re- J this  twenty-year lease.    Several ranchers now returning south have  expressed their satisfaction    with    the  prospects for stock raising.  W. H= Phillips, of Montana, who  passed through Winnipeg, Man., on  his return from a trip 100 miies north  of Battleford through the Meadow  Lake district, believes the land ideal  for  mixed farming.  r^o&'s ggfteg Roof CtymmmW  A ���������afe, r~lia-l~ veaittatisia  medicine. Bold in threes da*  cr������e������ of atrenitlt���������-No. 1, Slf  No. 2. S3; No. 3. $5 per box.'  Bolei by nil dru-feiats, or treat  prepaid ������a pecsi^t of prices.?  F-.~ pamphiet. Address*;  ���������THK COOK MEDICINE CO4  -1086170, QHT. CFsr-Birly V/latUtr.)  RAW FURSLSi-wre  RAW FURS aad  GINSEtfO  ROOT  23 year* of reliable tradlag.  References���������Union Bk. oi Canada.  Write   for  Price  J.i������t  and  Tags  NCI! V/CD  223  St-  VaXil St-  W*  , dlLVtn        Montreal,   P.Q.  SS2  V^ xx.--  !Z2������L  Widows     and spinsters     naturally  oppose men who do not propose.  If you have a worry that interferes  with your happiness, cut it out.  MTfJSJM VAIT enccGD  WH&K iuu ourriin.  D0Y0U WANT TO KNOW |  thm txett about SHOBTHOMICATTUS t  .   0^- brtti for the f������rawp or raneihoj.   Writ������ thm Bme- j_  1 -ratary to-day for PBEB FUM-ICATIONS, sad em* I  a  - PmZ- ,#���������_ _ .ltfw^������lfw������' H  B    jobt K^auT-^ -mjs e-L������-ujr tr***** xiSiii-g ���������25, =  f DOMINION ,SR0RTH0RN   BREEDER'S AfSOCM  t W.A.IryeHoB.Ptea. Q.B.Day.Sjc.     .  I Bcooklin, Ont. Qaolph, Ont  m.\jp*t-,x  ^7-r\-r-x-r7i-rvrT  \j~.xj~-r.*~  B. ASVAia     rnvrnmrnm.   VVV-i*'^"  ^-ai&iiusL a.m.y xkxtx-x  ������������������������H   C-oll   trAii  1f<U     V.7*XM.    jfTJ-~m  that Sloan's Liniment  means Relief  rjnminio}-* K^nrrisa Money Ordera ans_ 03  sale ia fire thousand offices throughout t^aa-  ada.  High Price for Painting  United States artists are encouraged by the fact that one of the highest prices ever paid for a modern  American painting has been realized  by thc Macbeth Galleries, New York.  The masterpiece of Wmslow Kofaer,  "Coast in Winter," was sold for $33,-  000.   It was sold for $2,625 in 1899.  Accept "California" Syrup of Figs  only���������look for the name California  on the package, then you are sure  your child is having the best and most  harmless laxative or physic for the  little    stomach,    liver    and    bowels.  fruity  Recognized as the leading specific  for the destruction of worms, Mother  Graves* Worm ,Exterminator^ has  proved a boon to suffering children  everywhere.    It seldom fails.  If you would   retain   your  don't make them envy you.  friends  For practically every man has used  it who has suttered from rheumatic  aches, soreness of muscles, stiffness  of joints, the results of weather ex-  ^f\dT~7%~s.m   -d~  Women, too, by the hundreds of  thousands, use it for relieving neuritis, lame backs, neuralgia, sick  headache. Clean, refreshing, soothing, economical, quickly effective.  Say "Sloan's Liniment" to your druggist. Get it today. 35c, 70c, $1.40.  Made in Canada.  restore "the" vitality to  the  run-down I Children    love    its    delicious  resrore me  vu* uy _       %     t       ^^    ^^ directions for child's dose  on each bottle.   Give it without fear.  system.    For growing girls who become  thin   and  pale,  for  pale,  tired  women, and for old people who fail  in strength Dr. Williams' Pink Pdls  arc  an  ideal  tonic.       Thousands  of  people  have  testified   to   the  health-  giving qualities of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills, and in many homes they are thc  only    medicine    used.      Among    the  homes  in  which  thc   benefit  of  this  medicine lias been nroved is that of  Mr.    E.   A.   Underwood,     Kingston,  Ont., who says: ��������� "I have used Dr.  Williams'   Pink   Pills   with   the   most  beneficial results.      As the result of  hard work I was very much run down,  and  my  appetite was  very poor.    I  got a supply of thc pills which I used  reguUjUrly   for   some   weeks   with   thc  result  that thcy  restored   me  to  my  old time strength.    Thcy also proved  a blessing to my daughter, who was  in a very an acinic condition, and who  seemed  not  to   get  more   than   temporary relief from any medicine until  she took Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. She  took the pills for about three months  and is  now   enjoying    the    best    of  health.        For   these   reasons   1   can  strongly recommend    Dr.    Williams'  Pink  Pills."  At  the  first  siftn   that  lhc blooel  is  out of order take Dr. Williams' Pink  .   Pills,  and  note  thc  speedy   improvement   thcy   make    in    the    appetite,  health and spirits.    You can fret these  In all infantile complaints that are  the result of the depredations^ of  worms in the stomach and intestines I  Miller's Worm Powders will be found j  an effective remedy. They attack  the cause of these troubles, and by  expelling the worms from the organs    insure an orderly working of the sys-  _ .    ,,       ��������� ,     *     . 0m    . ^-'tcm, without which the child cannot  Fortunate is thc girl who loses heritnaintain its strength or thrive. These  Mother 1 You must say "California.'  temper and never finds it again.  How's This?  We offer $100.00 lor any case of catarrh  that cannot be cured by IIALl. S  CATARRH   MEDICINE.      __  HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is taken internally and acts through the Blood on  the   Mucous  SurUces of the  System.  Sole* by  Druggists for ovcr forty years.  Price   75--,     Testimonials   free.  F. J.  Cheney   &  Co.. Toledo,  Ohio.  powders mean  ment.  health and improve-  j-fei^^^'a^itf^"  Help for Asthma.���������Neglect gives  asthma a great advantage. The trouble, once it has secured a foothold,  fastens its grip on the bronchial pas=  sages tenaciously. Dr. J. D. Kcllogg's  Asthma Remedy is daily curing cases  of asthma of long standing'. Years  of suffering-, however, might have  been prevented had the remedy been  used when the trouble was in its first  stages Do not neglect asthma, but  use this preparation at once.  The thicker the   letter   a   woman  writes  the less there is in it.  When a man has his picture taken  in an automobile it's a safe bet he  doesn't own it.  Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, fix.  Football players are now engaged  in settling old scores.  The philosopher**    scales are useless out of his own hands.  Kitchen Logic  "Please, miim, there ain't no coal  left in the cellar."  "Why on earth didn't you tell mc  before?"  "Because there was some then."  Irrigated Experimental Farm  ������. Thc Alberta Government, at the request of xrrigationists, are considering the establishment of an irrigated  experimental farm at a point on the  Saskatchewan river, two miles north  of Medicine Hat. Covering a distance  of twelve miles along the river adjoining the city, there are approximately 35,000 acres of land that can be  bought  under  irrigation.  pill  -   ~      U.r  .4,        ,r j  boxes  through any  m'Zi\ n1  ,1;  dealer in mcuiciuc  l    of    mi   ci'lila    1    1>0"    tit-    q]\-  for $2.50" from  The Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Do not Duffci  another day wltn  Itoulnar, jUlomi-  Inir, or Vrotrud'  infr Pilot. No  Burrrlcftl ������por������  atiou iVCjuU'cJ.  ������"������- CK*i2������'s Oir-tmeiit will re-Hove* you at once  and aa oortMnly euro you. HOej. a box: nil  eleuloiu, or Kduiuitaon. Ilatou Sc Co., Llmltpcl,  Toronto. Stvroplo box froolf you mention thlt  pa-por cu*-* erjcloue* ~a. attunp to pay pontage.  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.  Germany's present population has  been estimated at as low as 57,000  000, as compared with nearly 65,000,-  000 before the war.  Why arc se;> tunny men anxious to  work when sick and anxious to avoid  it when well?  E~3-+*f&--~'-l''ty   S������  Only  Skin Deep  but a beautiful skin is possible only when the liver  and kidneys are active, and the bowels functionate  properly. The secret of beauty as well as of health  is to maintain perfect digestion and elimination.  ECHA  help to preserve beauty and maintain health, because  they influence liver, kidneys, skin and stomach to  functionate in harmony and efficiently.  ���������OM'Ptiiteei  wMem-eiiiK-  mmm  Worth a Guinea a. box.  Sold ������*rf wW������ la Canada. lit ~-x.4,25c, ~Q~.  National Livestock Show at Toronto  Toronto has secured the National  Livestock show for 1920, which will  run annually, concurrent with the  Canadian National Exhibition. A  building for this purpose, to cost $1,-  000,000, will be erected at the Exhibition Grounds, and work will be con.-*  ... - .1 r -ri*. :.. ������i  i*r\r'Mi rr  nmy ^Xv  ^���������*  ^^1-^ 1^*1       v^ 1^ mm^^nltm^^^^^^r >*4-4ltl^^^PI-K ^BB^^^Bk   ���������BnPBBBJHF ^B|BBBB% HlHBBHBJ mttt���������W  ni    ttz^      wrm KMm~-W m-J-tW .~~>  ���������TSxT * Whetmmt, Ctei������thnj#  HT ���������ffelHl"' itelrcshlBg ~-i yeatllag  A mjr-Uftm loiion���������Murine for Rod-  rest*. SortnesB, Gr������\ul������������  _ t!o*n,Itch!n2:Rndl!um!?i5  ,0   vf-    v&m!PxZ?ll ���������.  .5      *������...������  ~~ ���������-     *������������������-  *y ���������    Oi   tliu x-yy,^ xj.  ���������^ Drop*" After the* MotrlM. Mojprifl  -trill wfit vour confliSftn.ce.  Arts j*wt  .    . ..���������i.... ���������������.*....������ %.r.���������0 iii... i^md-ct i.mt  W-iuriu������e> IZyt- t.*f~M.>ly Co.* ^meases l  tm     */������rIM  to������oer  irHDru  Wl I  W.  N.  I).  l.!'Jt  ^y^mJL^^Jktm^Vmii^Jmvdt  I'   --~i~~~~'ZZ~7a s^-ja  1 y tmrnf 1  0m\v.���������.;0...~~0~A . vd mm! V.. .JZIlLj   13 Q ���������������!^^iiU iZZZi   ilu Hi t W"���������i-.Si!  ���������^^ssy^  I  4������* j** fri Ml   fllff-i  K������fl.*l*M'**!M^/.  tillt|MWIIiWrt-tl<rWy������eW^  wmti*mrtt������it ^V^fir^iMiU  T^^iim-'Z^f  THE   CKESTON -BEVlJSW   y    THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C  Subscription : S2 a ve-u- in adv.-ince:  S2-50 to U.S. points. "  C. P. Hayes, Eelitor and Owner1  continual round of receptions,  j showers and sen doffs of one sort  i and another for ^prospective brides.  ORESTON, B.C., FRIDAY,  @ ami OUsmrvifise  A well-known British scientist is  r-eported to liaye discovered that  the world will come to an end this  year. While we are not taking the  prophecy seriously ourselve we  commend it to the serious consideration of those of onr readers whose  subscriptions are in arrears. Folks  who are behind ih their dues to  local papers are liable to fare badly  at the supreme court that will open  short lny after Gabriel blows his  trump.  Comparisons may be odious but,  at times, they are none the less  comforting. Just now with both  the federal and provincii authorities threatening all and sundry  with divers penalties if the3T fail to  make their incomo tax returns in-  stanter, taxes and taxation are of  no small concern. In the Valley  the rate for all purposes is 18 millsr  At Penticton last year owners were  assessed on the 33 mill basis, and  for 1920 are facing a raise to provide for additional capital expendi  lure of not less than $250,000 for  pecessary and pressing public improvements, xjiit possioiy any satisfaction we may extract form such  c -triparison of our condition with  that of the Okanagan metropolis  will be only temporary. Penticton  is only experiencing the growing  pains of a thriving fruit-growing  .centre such as Crestan is destined  to Ife���������and not so very many years  hence, either. So cheer up; the  worst is yet to come.  If, however,  the   the   basic  excuse  for this sort of sociability is to re  main    permanently  Editor    Sulli-  van���������\vill   have   to be  more circumspect in   the forming of the graceful   phrases  needful   in   reporting  such functions.      Recently in Writing up one of these affairs in honor  of a couple  of   members of a girls'  club the   Courier inadvertently remarked   that   it was  arranged   to  afford the  brides-elect oppottunity  ''to   say goodbye   to  the club and  future happiness."    Over the portals of   hades, old-time philosophers  have it, i.s to be seen the inscription  'Abandon   hope   all ye who enter  here."    Surely the   Courier  would  not have   us  infer that something  akin   tp   this   unfortunate state of  affairs is  the common lot of   those  who embark upon the matrimonial  sea at Cranbrook���������or elsewhrre.  In trustworthy Dry Goods the trouble these days is not the selling of- the goods, but  the getting^of the goods to sell. In the/lines listed below we have been more than fortunate in securing stocks that we have no hesitation in recommending as to quality, and when  you see the goods we believe you will agree with us that prices are right. '  rHie, wmte, grey b.i&%a  s  ^~mm~Z   1     ,���������a,  ���������f at  Fven   a   cursory perusal  of  the  xr anyone m tnese parts nas exact .information, as to how the 1919  Victory Loan quotas were made up  for ths several canvassing districts  a little light on the subject would,  indeed, be illuminating'.' For instance, in 1918 with a Dominion  quota of $500,000,000 Creston Valley was asked to gather in $40,000  as oiu- share: a ratio of $8000 from  here for every' bund ted million required by Canada. ' For 1919 the  loan was but $300,000,000 which,  on the same reckoning, would have  reduced Creston Valley's quota to  $24,000. For some unexplained  reason instead of lowering the quota in proportion to the lesser  amount asked, we were given a  quota 25 per. cent, in excess of  1918. If all other B.C. centres  were given a proportional boost  there is no kick coming. But if  some of our neighbors got a reduced allotment while ours was revised  upward some of the shine is taken  FLANNELETTE-35 in. v/id  _ ,35c. and 45c. yard.  FLANNEL���������Fine cream color, and grey, at $1 yard.  NAVY BLUE SERGE - 36-inch at $2.25; 54-inch at $3.25.  DRESS GOODS ���������A new stock, well assorted as to shades,  SS~inch width. $2.25 per yard.  KIMONA CLOTH-Heavy*jat 65c.'yard.  With prices continually on the rise it will be real economy to anticipate even future  needs and buy while the goods are available at these prices.  getting   two   of   the   three (if  not  four" earned  Cranbrook   Courier     these    times  out of their achievements in secnr-  would convince the most skeptical  that life for the younger set in that  ing crests   in   such quantities that  headqvarters has   not  sufficient of  town   has   been   pretty  much   one! them   to   go  round,   Crestou   only  feature  Oa  e  Brunswick Method of ReDTOctwction  T-  The Ultona. This all-record player has revolutionized phonograph ideals, "ar.d is instantly  adjustable to each type of record.  With it you car-: plc.y ill records at their best.  AH artists, all bands, rdl sslectiont  command.  is are at your  Only Tlie Brunswick u-Ters this great invention.  - iv.eti-  7~r T     rx.  UrxrxA  iicou-  j-rominion victory xjocuh  quarters has just completed tabulating the return-, s in various respects by provinces, and in every  shape and form these statistics  have been sought out and set in  order British Columbia marches  well forward in the procession. As  regards purchases in ratio to population B.C. stands second with a  showing of one in nine, with Ontario leading with a ratio one in a  little over five. Including what  were termed "special subscriptions"  this province bought bonds at tlie  rate of $92.74 per head of citizens,  running tmro, witn iuontreai. ano  Toronto respectively in the lead. It  has been figured that bunching all  previous war loans with the present one British Columbians now  have at least $90,000,000 invested  injbhese securities, from which the  annual interest income is not less  than $4,500,000. Of this rather  respectable total about $200,000 is  held locally, which is not too had  for a community which in 1914 did  an export trade in orchard, field  farm and forest products of little  more than $50,000.  The All-Wood Tone Amplifier, which develops new toiial qualities, bringing out  tunes hitherto lost. Lt is constructed  entirely  of  wood, like  a fine violin.  Invest!r^'ite*   thr-m*  cye-liifi.m  fn.i+.,������n���������   i,���������r   --..-. ......   xr.r       .J%rXy^X\~  you rnnke even a tentative decision, for old  ideas aie sure to be discarded.  f i r f*  \it' I I ������������������  ������.:.  Th.  v-i-i,'!;'  1) : 11  <?-  ::*.������  ��������� mitt, j i*Atw:  I l<4e.-<jiji--wideg  .~..r.4**1  V***������tl  : j .t* .-"j*  \  What has the earmarks of being  an official utterance has just emanated from Ottawa that the sale of  thrift and war savings stamps will  be entirely discontinued at the end  of the year. The sale of these securities has been considerable of a  failure, Instead of an 'expected  $50,000,00^0 hardly eue-tonth of  that amount hjis been sold, and the  organization and selling expenses  run to one-tenth of the income.  This failure does not come as a surprise. Inaugurated after hostilities had ceased the scheme lost its  most charm of beii*K patriotic, and  as it was primarily a children's  project it was hopeless in any  event to expect interest to be maintained until such lime as Canadian  ;y<r������iiiif<i.--ti.ii m had iii vt.'.su.'i.i the major  portion of fifty million dollarn. It  is intimated that a substitute will  he- oHe-re/l ni'lni' \.\\t\ fimhion of vie-  te>ry bonds, und from this muoh  may he reasonably expected. Peoples haves got the> government bond  buying habit.. <Jiven due publicity  tlie mime favorable rate of interest  I mul   the*   minimum    e>|'  re-el   tape  in  i i , . ... ���������       ������ .  ' . r'       j   11, ���������   i...  , ��������� ���������     e i ii ���������. i i ,������������������     i 11 ( i i;    oi |i 'ii Ki  be-   I'llfl.e'    :t.    Iiritvy   ami     Ml t-iiely    el������'-  nmiiel Ini' thin  iii.w-peipuliir .sort,  of  ' i-.iie-urity.  ture of these affairs is the serving  of oyster soup at the same price as  obtained before the war. Cranbrook ladies' aids vie with each  other in the serving of puree oyster  soup; so excellent in the former detail that never since at least the  start of the war has it ever been  hinted ihat patrons of any of these  affairs detected even a savor of oyster shell, much less the presence of  the succulent and juicy bivalve.in  person, At the year-end the auditors' count of the oysters is as zealously make as the treasurer's accounts are scrutinized, but notwithstanding so many years' services  rendered no allowance is made for  depreciation. The Methodists specially    pfride     themselves   that   al  though they have lost two pastors  since 1914 . the stock of oysters  remains at the same grand total���������  as to quantity.  On behalf e>f the Women's Civic  Club at Lethbridge, Alta., Mrs. Jos.  Wilson wishes to t*xteud thanks to all  who-dona led  elothiug  as well as cash  i .x     \--xr-        ���������?..U'���������        ~.Jilrxt       f.. 1 Tllx.x���������..    rtr.xx  iitj   tne    uiuu a     icuci    xiiim.        jl Elliot: v.v������u ���������  tribubhig ineiney are: Mr. and Mrs.  Quist and Ax-drey Wilson $5; Mrs.  Dow $8; Mrs. Stark and Mr. and Mrs,  W. K. Brown $2; J. P. Cook, G. Je.hn-  son, T. M. Edmondsejn, Mrs. Mallandaine. Mrs. Wilson $1; 'G. Bohlee 50c.  Total $22.50,  At Trail  there  were 821 buyers of  Victory Bonds, for a total of $220,000.  TODAY'S PRICES  Robin Hood Flour  Five Roses Flour  Oats      ���������    ���������  Oats,  Crushed  r> ran   ���������    ���������   -  Shorts   ���������    ���������  $5.40  5.40  $2.90  3.00  ,������������������:      f.   1-4  I.Z5  -  2.55  UNITED  If you are needing  ES  T%-T������m e%r  BUMS ffm &&%m-\  DI   mX   m%   \~\     M Ki   D  Mm, *~*  now is the time to buy  it."  A ���������  .'ij ll  ���������As -,,"4  ���������-mr  0    *.  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X.,MXH-mX..V0LmVlfi ,Mltm-<.*l,\< ������������������*HlHimm*HMIHiH'^ SiL *���������      _._...   -.-..X..-. ^..^,_.ir. x.   m"*%4������������mm������vum'4m4mm'iu,w.ti*'mp������  ���������^������������^<>*ii*w*Jttt^)rta*tv.w>' tisj-d.tn~t*i-.  .->0mt**J������m0->tl***tti,*im0**<^ml**IWWmW^^ .���������   5mm~*mm-mm mm  aijgipiri^:^^!^^ lanoTuning & Repairing  V rS  ������/.     Jl.  JT.  *Lt������i-fiim~r j. ������tyiv  ��������� Qualified Piano Tuner  Eight years experience.    Highest ref  erences.      Single tuning, $4.      Two  tunings a year, $7.  NEWS OF KQOTENAYS  failure while at breakfast and passed  away iu a few seconds.  J������*l*.j  u...  A.xitm.  by  Ulrt.ll   C5*sx'-.  irreijii film the  JL.9rt  s tnere any  in  the  House?  This is the first question that presents .-itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry ?  jrs* _ ������ j>_  eMittfix. una nacon  Finest   Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Bologna. &cc.  ���������Lie always to be had  here. In meats riothing  quite equals 'Shamrock'  products.  I  & GO. Ltd  i  Kokanees weighing as high as a  pound each are being sold in Grand  Forks, by the fishermen at Ohristena  Lake.  Grand Porks Doukhobors import-:  ing sheep from Manitoba to their colony at Grand Forks. A carloae of  them arrived last week.      *-  Although the Doukhobors in B.C.  were counted on for $75,000 for the  Victory Loan they only took up  $10,000 worth of bonds.  The Staples Lumber Co. at Wycliffe  have just opened a recreation room  for the men employed there, which includes a moving picture show.  Cameron~ brothers, near-Cranbrook  ranchers," claim to have cut five  tons  of-elover to the acre last season, some^  of the stuff measuring 52 inches.  Welsley Owen, who recently lost  his job due to the P. Burns Co. closing its shop atv Greenwood, will open  up  in  the  butcher  business at Trail.  Cran brook's chief of police is afraid  many burglaries will be committed in  that town if the merchants continue  to shut ofi all the stoi-e light every  night.  At Penticton the electric light plant  is 25 per cent, ovei-loaded, and tn ease  things off a bit it has been decided to  cut off the street lights except on tbe  main street downtown.  D. Bi-ander, an   old timer   in   East  '���������Kootenay, died suddenly at Fort Steele  iast week.    He was seized with heart  other four days by stage from Greenwood. There are only about a dozen  families left in the town.  W. K; Grubbe of Revelstoke goes to  Cranbrook to succeed B. E. Howard  as manager of the Imperial Bank, and  a Mr. Gilliand of North Battleford,  Sask., cemes to Revelstoke.  The Methodist pastor at Vernon is  using moving pictures once a month  to illustrate his sermonsT On these  occasions the.church is neyer quite big  enough to hold the crowds.  Gi-een wood. won so many ci-ests for  its Victory Loan flag that there is  scarcely room to sew them all on, It  won 21 of them, getting $68 000 instead  of the $10,000 asked of the town.  Revelstoke ladies are bombarding  tfcje city council to install a public library there. They figure 1200 books  a year would be sufficient���������getting  thenj in batches of 300 every three  months.  Mrs. Ralph Smith. B.C.'s only Indy  M.P.P., preached in the Methodist  church at Cranbrook last Sunday.  "Worshippers were packed in like-sardines, but at that many had to be  turned away.  ,^A churchmen's elub has been formed  in connection with the Anglican ..congregation at Grand Forks. Its chief  function seems to be dispense hospitality to strangex-s and newcomers after  the evening service.   -  Revelstoke ladies want the fourth-  year work added to the curriculum of  the Revelstoke high school. They  claim families are moving out of the  town to other cities where this educational advantage is available.  San Francisco capitalists may put in  a mill at Porthiil for the sawing of  'Cottonwood., It will have a capacity  of 30,000 feet a day, and it is estimated there is enough timber along the  Kootenav Riyer to keep the mill busy  for 25 years.  Penticton contemplates spending  $85,000 on the erection of a new central school, and is hoping the B.C.  government will come through with  at least $20.00 to help defray the cost.  About 500 children attend the public  school in tbat,town.  The commission earned on the sale  of "Victory Bonds at Trail was turned  over to the G.W.V.A. who, on tbe  strength of getting it, purchased a  $1200 bond themselves. The money  will eventually be put into the soldier'  memorial to be erected in that town.  A   40-room    appartment   house   at  at Trail was sold last week for $6200.  iviSER SALE X 1SSG  At present Penticton's borrowing  power is $132,000. The council are  preparing to submit money by-laws  to sell debentures up to a total of  $225,000 for needed improvements.  The Herald wants to know what the  government is going to do about it.  Several families of Hungarians who  attempted to unload themselves at  Vernon last week for the purpose of  becoming permanent residents were  eventually persuaded that the pleasure  of their company was not desired in  the Okanagan and they packed up  and went back to their former homes  in Saskatchewan.  mm,atm~ ~  Sealed tenders will be received by  the Minister of Lands not later than  noon on the 9th day of Decern ber, 1019,  for thevpurchase of License XI950, to  cut 1,192,000 feet of Yellow Pine. Tamarack, White Pine, Fir and Cedar, on  an area situated near Kitchener, Kootenay District.  Two.(2) years will be allowed for removal of timber. _^-  Further particulars of the Chief Forrester, Victoria, B.C., or District Fox-  ester, Cranbrook, B.C.  WATER NOTIOE  DIVERSION AND T7SE  B.C.  'Tm F". u. rr#  LAND SURVEYOR  Surveys of any kind h-tndled.  Addiess-  Camp Lister, CRESTON P.O.  J. K. CHO/?LTO/V  TEACHER OF VIOLIN &  ViOLONGELLO  Terms on application.  Highest class tuition guaranteed.  *  NOTICE RE HAY  All persons owing assessments for  * -,-xt.l i-,v       4.1 /^l_, ,x . TT..1*~���������,  itny   CWuiriu^    Le)-   irue    v^reSirUii      valley  Stockbreeders Association are requested to call and pay same at the Secre-  taryjs���������office on Saturday, Decern ber  13fh next, or remit bv mail before. Bv  order of board. GUY CONSTABLE  Secretary.  Take notice that J. B. Winlaw, whose  address is Wynndel, B.C.. will apply  for a license to take and use 5000 gallons of water out of Duck Creek,which  flows south and easterley and drains  into Goat River slough. The water  will be diverted from the stream at a  point about 2000 feet from sawmill and  will be used for domestic and steam  purposes upon the sawmill described  as on Subdivision of Lot 101. This  notice was posted on  the ground on  t\>0       EvS-\v       AOTT      jxf      TiZTrxwrrirTtlxr-xx 1IJ1Q *  u.Sxr      74tl..      ^tx.y       i.i      J.VLI v xZttix/CL ,       J.47X.7. UX.  copy of this notice and an application  pursuant thereto and to the Water  Act, 1914, will be filed in the office of  the Water Recorder, Nelson, B C.  Objections to the application may be  filed with the said Water Recorder, en*  with the Comptroller of Water Rights,  Parliament Buildings, Victoria, B.C.,  within fifty days after the firstappear-  aijce of this neitice in a local newspaper.  J. B. WINLAW, Applicant.  A. N. WINLAW. Agent.  The date of the first publication of this  notice is November 14, 1919.  9l!BAHs!a   mS  ex  m:mmz.  E   B  Efficient Gms*  that does not lay up waiting for parts.  As modern as any car.  Starting, Lighting and  ble Rims  Exceptional Values in  Dress Goods  ft run 4 fin  nlHO m  ���������auppij  Si BEVAN, Manager   ���������  TRAVELLERS'  dr ~m   st   -m ~mrm   r   -\  mZntitU  1  r  i  Convenience, secnr^ and   economy are'  secure"-', by ib.e w.:c. of Traveller:;' CIkcjuc;;  issued y this Bank. Thcy enable the bearer  to   identify   himself   and   are   readily  fiinvnt:   <-e������>������    nf    ;i;tx;-  hi A  For Women and Children  Black and White Check, yard        .  $    .60  2 pieces of Tweed, at yard  75  Brown Gabardine, yard     1.00  All-wool Cashmere in navy and brown, yd.    1.60  Navy and black Velveteen^ yard         1)5  For Men  Heavy rib Underwear "...$ 3.75  Military grey Flannel Shirts, each     3.00  ' lUhdM.  A large assortment of Ladies and  Children's Handkerchiefs in fancy  basos, 30c. to $2 per box.  Single. ITmidkeroiiieis from 5c. to-fiuc. each.  0~^   MH    N    |1   '_,. .   f-,    ,   j     I   .'  ,    j  MeiCaiiie  LIMITED  *%-.  Minimum price of first -class land  reduced to $5 an acre; second-class to  $2.50 an acre.  Pre-emption   now   confined   to   sur  vey<?*i  lands on!'*.  Jlecords.wiil be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  ?.sid which ie non-t-mber 5an<3.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished.  out parties of noi more than four jnav  arrargt? for adjacent pre-empttdn's,  with joint residence, but each making  necessary improvement's on respective  claims ^  Pre-emptprs must occupy claims for  five years alid make improvements to  value of $jo per acre, including clearing acd cultivation of at le.n-.-t 5 acres,  before receiving Crown  errant.  where pre-emptor in occupation not  ���������es.*- tl.a; 3 >ears. i-stl :<a*- ni:.de proportionate imprcvemet ts. he may. because of ili-neaith, 01 other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of im-  provemeiit and transfer his claim.  Kecord.s without permanent residence may be issued, provided appti-  evtVr n-a---'*~ improvements to extent ol  ?300 per annum and records .-same each  year. Failure to make improvements  or record faint will operate as "forfeiture. Title cannot i>e ���������-wtai-.eii in  less  than   5   year.--, and   nin;ri.ve:ii-j  is  i-,f      till  nil      .,r,~      ..,..- :..   .1        .���������' . ' l1  ".    v.i'i^o   pCi    rt.;i^t   iiifiuui;.^   a   acres  .cleared   a. d   cultivated,   ai:e.l   resi<l������nce  eif nt   .e.-i**  -j year    are rei*u:r*.-d  ������,  Pre-emptor holdir*; Crown Kraut  may _record another pre-emption, if he  requires land in e->unjunction with his  farm, without actual oe^cupation  vidt������el si.nnitnry  and residence  granted ia;i;l  Unsurveyed  areas,   not  exceedine  ���������>������������������  acres,   may   be   leased   as*   homes ilc*"  title to be obtained after fulilllii g resi  eiential and  Improvement conelitiorus  For grazing and Industrial purposes  areas exceeding CIO acres' may be*  leased by one person or company  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acre*  may bo purchased; conditions include  payment of stunt-page..  I-ntitTiral   hay   meadows   lna<c������-ssibl,'  ��������� i������i?.Kst ,B ,uatl*s i':l.v be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost 01  road, not exceeding half of mire-ba*-,  price, i.s made.  pro-  iii������hiriiv*Miieiit.s     111 uU-  maintained   on   Creiwn  GRANTS  iiihm 1 .TMH-m*-1 iMiitiiiiiHHi ittSHimtt nut, 11, namm  conve-rioe-l     ;Mto    t ho  foreign conn try.  T���������������������*��������� ' !Mgry and Teed Stables  PRE-EMPTOR'S'       FREE  ^ ACT-  "Tlie *>-ope of this Act is enlarged te,  nchielt All persons joining and serving with His Majesty's Ke.rce-i Tin-  time within which the heirs or devisees  i���������"\.a. ,<>,'-'--;<>a������ed  pre-emptor  may   apply  -.-      ������������������'; >-���������      i'lln     -VCl     IS     eXlOlitlt'll  rie.m   fur   one  year  from   the   deatluof  such   person,   a.-,   formerly,    until *T*.,it-  year alter the cohelusiem of the i.rc*oni  war.     tjiIm  privilege is also  mad,-  r-  tremctive. jl.  No foes relating to pre-emption.",,,.  due   or   payable   by   soldiers   em      mv  -.-inpuoii.-i lee-iueieel atler June "fi    j'ljs  raxes  ar.:   remittee)   fe.r  five  years'  l'l'ovisleii,   for   return   of   mono-'    u  cruetl. clue and been paid since, August  ���������������.   11*14.   em   lUVinint   eif   p:������ym������.|U;-,    f,vs  or taxes on solelu-rs'  pre'-emptions  Interest   on   ai,'rei'm..oe ���������.   tn   i.n-.i,,  l.0.o,,.".r, ������"y '",s n,-la *'-v n������<-i'iii..-rs'..f  '}}1\('Z, I,orVv-'"' <li,i"-"'i������'������������--. ....ie...vd  direct   or   liiilire.'t,   I'.'miMcii   from   i,,.  liniment to .March 31    ltCM.  iidiiSicr, Livi  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID-UP CAPITAL  '*    W     *      ~~r*  CUl-".i'.T(lNr  Un.W'CIT,  C   C   Be-iMK-f. 1  *l 5.000,000  ...  I   r-     r. r. r.    r. n   x  ���������l> 1 .',i)\nt,sim������  M-r.l'l ���������  .iiiei 1 .iii,-,������-.i s. iciuu ^uri^ius  % j  Single and Double Harness n.nd Supplies  Several   Wets   of Second-1 land   Harness  SUn-PURCHASERS   OF  LANDS.  Pren-lslon inrielf for i:*sua*.<*e ..1  Crown grantie n, Mib-purchaser ; t.(  Crenv 11 l.aii.ls. a������*ipnriiig riK'bis fr���������������u  purchuiMr."   who   failed     (,,     c,.m,il,'.  l'-lr).:yy.    U; V,.!'.'.:.,,    .',.,;'.   iiii,,  hllm.Tlt    of    Cr-il   ,|l������i,,,-.      , .'           I  iy.y.Jx .Oiu   l.i.\. ������������������..      Vvoili-  :-ilii-puii  ������-|-���������>   lln   im]   1   i.iini    .\i:''!i-   .    *   ,   l.'j-ii,,^  col.   J.tu\'.l,..-.<:   ;,!.,������������������   ,l,i..  .,,,,1   i.^',','  be>     ilirtribut.'d      |.| -.ipur 1 Ul .-Iv  wliole    are;,.. .\*.;i',.e.'tn,i,  made*  by  May   1,   v.^'n *  CROWN  "ii   im  *li:������s  [ i-t 1  10.1  11VI  in' ���������   t     1,  (%).il   and  Wood   Vor  Sale  e.ii  '.Ii.i  cr^A^irst,.  -'-.     ������;'!'.'.     I.i  .1 em.  y^^-^'**^*tf*W^f^*V'^''*W*'V''  m.t**"i������mtt0**<i,wM,>������:ti#nM.m  iu  -m.t*td.l.tdl  tut net M  ���������umm-y  LA-^lLa  s  tirvSU .    .    ......   ...  *d" IWUi'WkuJ  till��������� 4-tdl  (iai   /\ \ <  f    m*V* *wV        *'"*    it**-***-*   if-tt-Ht  ta \sfa -xtjsr *sjy k- n t~^~.ana  Si 1  MkfMi     MSUtitoJ^tJ Mud    |n  a a a  vide '    -i ���������-.-   i������r .1 ", ���������  Helmini!-t rat wm  AOIltlil :    1." r.i /��������� 1  |-  Ij.' bi'.l  form   ,\-  1.1 1 .  Its n ft"ff-yvr* W ftm rt*i  \Hmdy..mi4n.������)iWlim  ir  8  fit   t*'M   tt-f'U-ft  mpwimmmttfmis ^mimiistism w-eweiiipiii  mfpimm_jttw*W������M^t4!H*������W9rm'mm'*mtWm  .tw>'/i4'������*.jiit#^>i>i>a������iM^  !WMWIliSSffi,!iffflfftMliM!WttS^^  N^������.iBIII|ll|r.BU Willi*'iril|l>WI'l|l������W')IWIl'*Wr^WWlWJ������y'wlll������flr^WW^  ^ tttitteUfimW  umm*������~mmm--.vim<wmu^^ ������mi iwhw-dk -y^wiwSi'>im>W������ftiMW  rei-^ejaqi-r-j-eewe^ i*w<*^ip������i|ii*l*-i^(^e)w.������*W'^|W������^^  feil������^.:ri*iit^,ii**a^ ���������f  ���������* e. j. -  >   j. ��������� .. i >  'CITES  **���������-���������*  -au  The Need For  ii  inmu  With Lhc successful flotation oi the  Victory Loan 1919,���������the enormous' diturcs  sum of $673,200,000 having been subscribed,���������the people of Canada have  made provision for their groat financial indebtedness occasioned by the  war. When the Great War broke out  with such startling suddenness in  1914, Canada pledged its last man and  last dollar, if necessary, to uphold the  cause of justice and liberty and to  secure the triumph of thosc principles in which they believed, and  which they regarded as alone, making  life  worth  living.  The    Canadian   people    have    kept  faith.    Thcir  soldiers  bore  the brunt  of battle right up to the last minute  of  the fighting, the   Canadian   Corps  -constituting   the   storm  ti-oop?,      the  spearhead of the great allied advance  from Amiens and on  through.   Cam-  brai  and   Mons   to  victory.       Those  who   remained  at  home   served     by  work,    self-denial    and    saving,    aud  they   have   poured   out   their   money  in large  amounts and small in  order  io enable the government to pay the  country's   bills   and   liquidate   the   indebtedness it had contracted. Canada  still owes the money, but it owes it  to  its   own   people who   havc  loaned  it   to   their   country.  Canadians have done well and havc  no reason to belittle their own efforts or to be ashamed of the results  achieved by them. Thcy havc done  all, and more, than was asked of them,  ever, by  rcLirOu?  ��������� 11 y  '���������.'".>.!!  heir own government. Many  might have been advanced  - people of the Dominion  r--i-.au>. but they c:t?t. it all  the broad national interest.  ..:.-;.' T..-.:m 1919 was a vote  ������������������-.;���������������������������-. r.cJi v.i any government  ,:.t!:���������;.lior., but in Canadn.���������:i  -���������.ior.  by   the  people  of Can-  ih'ienec; in  thcni-  ti ii ion.  s have* bo .''it pro-  i  seeking to disguise the fact that there  has been gross extravagance at Ottawa during the past five years. No  doubt some of this was inevitable  during the war, and Canada was not  the only country to make such mistakes. But it cannot go on. It must  be. checked forthwith, and a return to  financial sanity in Federal affairs  established. Canada's expenditure at  present far exceeds the revenue. This  condition cannot be tolerated much  longer. Thc two must be made to  balance. This can only be done in  one of two Vvays, or rather by a combination of both.  First and foremost, our national  expenditures must be reduced to the  lowest possible point consistent with  efficient administration. There is  room for the cutting off of millions  of expenditure, the stoppage of leaks,  and thc careful husbanding of the  country's finances. If this cannot be  carried lo the point where the ex-  ! penditure is reduced to present income, then thc income of the coun-  I try must be increased. This, of  course, means au increase of taxation,  and this the people must bear. -  The   second   duty   of   thc   Federal  Government, therefore, is to waste no  more     time   in  evolving    a   scientific  scheme  for   raising  the   revenues   required   to  cover  our  national  expen-'  This will  involve  the most  careful  consideration,     in order  that  no injustice be done to any class or  section of the country; in order that  thosc who arc best able to carry the  burden  shall  take   the heavy end of  it and those least able get off more  lightly; and finally, that the fiscal and  taxation policies be so  drafted as  to  promote   thc   maximum   development  of the natural resources of the country by which alone, can employment  bc  provided   for  all   the  people  and  our national wealth and prosperity be  increased.  Our present haphazard system of  Federal financing must be scrapped,  existing injustices and inequalities in  taxation removed, and a general readjustment and re-classification  brought about, and this m+ist be done  without further delay if disaster is to  bc avoided and the confidence of the  people not seriously undermined, and  unrest become more widespread.  The Canadian people, too, as individuals, must realize that our greatest national need today is a universal  adoption   of   thc   policy   of  increased  production   coupled  with  greater  economy in giving.    For a time at least  luxuries must bc reduced to a minimum and extravagant indulgences of  all kinds stopped.    Having made the  world  safe  for  democracy, wc must  uow set ourselves to thc task of making democracy safe in thc world, and  this can only bc done by the people  as a whole getting back to first principles   in   conduct,   in   living,   and   in  productive work.  I  SWMim  iuiegea juetter us  Admiral Yon Rueter  i  A Truly  Cover  Ashes of Flags Reach Paris  The ashes of the 70 flags captured  by the Germans in 1870 and burned  in Berlin last July in defiance of the  terms of the peace treaty, have arrived in Paris at the French Army Museum, accompanied by an officer and  some soldiers.  Looked Like Intended buicide  The citizen who was brandishing a  fierce looking ��������� razor says it wasn't  suicide but corns he was thinking  about. Needless to say, his^ wife  bought him Putnam's Corn Extractor and hid the razor���������very wise, because Putnam's cures in 24 hours; try  it, 25c at all dealers.  German Excuse to  Hunnish Trick  A letter alleged to have been written by Admiral von Rueter to Mr.  Lloyd George, protesting against the  detention, of the' admiral who com*  manded-~the German fleet at Scapa  Flow when it was scuttled, and. other  officers o������ the sunken fleet, is published in the "Taeglische Rundschau."  Regarding the scuttling of the warships, Admiral von Reuter is quoted  as saying:  "I was obliged to assume that war  had again broken out, from the announcement in the British press regarding the rejection of the German  counter-proposals to the Peace  Treaty. Even if my idea that war had  again broken out subsequently proved  erroneous, nevertheless I acted in the  conviction that it was war, and I and  my subordinates, therefore, cannot be  treated except in accordance with the  usual customs of war."  JM    \\,    ���������&> i-m*  " 0      gi  'W  Aopliei  JX&Xim^   ~-      A.0&~LX������4Xr  "Jimmy," said thc fond mother to  her smart nine-year-old, ."what became of that fruit cake I made for  you as a treat yesterday? Did you  eat it?"  "No, mama," answered Jimmy with  a grin. "I gave it to the teacher instead."  "That was very generous of you,  Jimmy," complimented his mother.  "And did your teacher eat it?"  "Yes, I think so," answered Jimmy.  "She wasn't at school today."  To Increase Egg Production  One hundred real "egg layers" on  each of the 750,000 farms in Canada  is thc slogan adopted ��������� by a poultry  club just formed in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Allowing a net profit of a dollar per hen, this would mean an annual revenue of $75,000,000. An elaborate  campaign  to  further this  pTo-  :^r-xrrf~A  :~*~t,*-  ���������Ml    K~  Why isn't an insane  a  cracked pitcher?  ball   thrower  U ffAiddlTO Tt-xji  "Danderine"    Will    Check  That Ugly Dandruff and  Stop Hair Coming Out.  THE FALL WEATHER  HARD ONUTTUONES  Canadian fall weather is extremely  hard on little ones.   One day is warm  and bright and the next wet and cold.  These sudden changes bring on colds,  cramps   and   colic and unless baby's  little stomach is kept right the result  may be serious.    There is nothing to  equal Baby's Own Tablets in keeping  the little ones well. They sweeten the  stomach, regulate  the  bowels, break  up colds and make baby thrive.    The  Tablets are sold by medicine dealers  or by mail at 25 cents a box from The  Dr.   Williams   Medicine   Co.,   Brock-  Keeps the Skin Soft and  Smooth  liil ANY men suffer froxai  WI irritation of the skin  as a result of shaving. With  some it assumes a form of  eczema--and becomes most-  annoying   and   unsightly.  By applying "a littla of Br,  Chase's 'Ointment after shaving the irritation is overcome  " and such ailments as Barber's  Itch and Eczema are cured.  b a box, all dealers, cr Eds:  Bates ���������& Co,s Ltd., -jjoroato.  SJlMBBk-J. B - ��������� 9 U B XJS������ ������ 5  :c co:  ��������� Dr.:.  ;;������������������.��������������������������� Mi  '  V.Pv.i.  -.'���������>'>  to  11n-  11r  r-l  fl     (  I I I'i  I   i I <���������[���������>''  of   tlu-   i'iij -  ���������-��������� u.i r.i 1 kiii of  ion*'i-'.l bae'is,  ,��������� .l,ii-:   .A ;hc,;  iiiMit'Ulr.   the- !  ���������j:: ti' it'..''.!   :u\ ������������������  i: i 1 I"' a 1 i! (' 1 ! i ) I ;  i  fi)   i ii '   lii;'.li-  ���������!'���������', ���������   to), IMC! I I  11:.(11 nt i ���������������������������--.  ii      people,  ir''    '������������������.'e'licej     i:j  Sleeplessness. --- Sleep is the great  restorer and to bc deprived of it is  vital loss. Whatever may be the  cause of it, indigestion, nervous derangement or mental worry, try _ a  course ot Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills.  By regulating the. action of the stomach, where the trouble lies, thcy  will restore normal conditions and  healthful sleep will follow. They  exert, a sedative force upon the nerves  and where there is unrest thcy bring  rest.  111; 111   i ������������������  i.      i:..  necessarily simple  ::   the  nimplc  life.  be-  IVImai-d'*-;   Liniment Curea Distemper.  '    Ml' 'ill;.*,     ^llll^     . lUIUi     ,t     ..Uli.ir     I.j     .r ,  more benefit to mankind than a whole  i oin��������������������������� ri   ulnn   ihe   sun   is  shining.  iri'.tp     rflrrrr  VA1AY.J       7^���������x ���������  Skimmed  Milk Wasted  Two hundred thousand pounds of  The longest single   patrol   in    the  Yukon Territory Is from Dawson to  Fort McPherson, near the mouth of  the Mackenzie River, a distance of  1,000 miles. The patrol last year  made the journey in 57 days.'  nr*i~  Xl~  TI T1-   the cures effected by Dr. TheStnas' Ec-  lectric.Oil are considered, the speedy  and permanent relief it has brought  skimmed milk are being wasted year- to the suffering wherever it has been  to used, it must be regarded as a mar  ly in one dairy  alone, according  to  the  statement by  a  Saskatoon  milk  vellous thing that so potent a medicine should result from the six ingre-  dealer,    who declared    his company | dients which  enter into its composl  could secure no market for it, and  was forced to dump it into the sewers. The board discussed the possibility of establishing a cheese plant  in order to use waste milk.  Only the uninformed endure the  agony of corns. The knowing ones  apply Holloway's Corn Cure and get  relief.  tion.   A trial will convince the   most  skeptical of its healing virtues.  Reading often makes a man full of  words that he cannot pronounce.  A wise man never boasts of his  wisdom. He leaves that to his press  agent.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Garget in  Cows.     ������  To stop falling hair at once and rid  thc scalp of every particle of dandruff,  get a small bottle of "Danderine" at  any drug or toilet counter for a few  cents, pour a little in your hand, and  rub it into the scalp. After several  applications thc hair usually stops  coming out and you can't find any  'dandruff. Soon every hair on your  hc.ilij tmowa "���������������������������ev lire, v'^or, brirrht-  uess,  thickness and more color.  Statistics can bc made to show any  thing  that  the   man  behind  thc  fig-.  urcs wants him to bc.  SYRM-ft-^-/       atid the relief cf in--/  SWUl  REDSPl  ���������all  t*<  flammatory conditions  of the throat orbing1  from Bronchial, A=th-j  made affections and;  derangements of the  Respiratory Organs.)  Prepared from Sprues,  Gum and other medicinal agents. Successfully used for 60 years.  Altvayo buy the* Lam* 8l������������  Probably thc greatest invention of  the age 'is a woman's method of con- j  cealing it.  V  ;,;..,.i ./���������, v.,.*, -..^,.'���������,..,'. 'v(i,-. ..,.���������yJx>-fCt'���������'������������������0.Ai.-,P. *���������*���������  t -T\pkmkm*+*lmtSm***^t  fyonfftal C>-WATSON'������r tOMiriVhW  sK-psmmn  \m  [en  IM  It*  J*  E������  ���������w  m  m  m  a  !:  He*  -7,0  t)������  ;..  iwMowawMKiiri  There's something really  fascirvcicing ouuut iJu- i ait-  like flavor of  -*#"N^  ���������sotoJp Mt   ^tawJSL ]Qh-0~w *\-^~.      JL   ^% ^ujr%, ,-X\0������mtkdJ-'  ONLY TABLETS MARKED  "BAYER"  not n\n.  -I  - *  rf-*  A ...-X.7   ...  ...il   S.L  l'4-   J   07. ������*������  i y- .. '-..j ... v  gleaned from this whe<rit  and malted barley food  raost  onsiblo  ti\iz~.i<v&    "IA,    <Jfc     L 1-L-eo-Or eu   v>  or-HettKi oS C C&i "vial 4  while its low cost adds ferae  ecOrUouiy,  Big  Lumber Deal  Closed  What is  probably  the 'bipp-est deal  in tic history of the* Inmbn* business  of Manitoba has just been negotiated  at   Winnipeg.       Three  hundred   and  twenty-four miles of timber limits in  ibe   'l-*i<-   ebsirirt.  In   Northern   Mani  toba,  have been   disposed of  for $1,~  S00.000  io  C.  J.  and D.  N. Win ton,  of Minneapolis, by  the Finger Lumber   ("ftiiipniiv.     The   deal,   which   in-  chulcs a laij-.e sawmill, planing plants,  and leij'r.in;', ('(-uipiiiciils, becomes cf-  !'< eftvr rit  oner ruiel po^se-ssion  will be:  ;.,!.,   ,     ., '.'."i..    ..    ,..: :,:'���������. '"      l."i*\r*4.r  In i'i iii Ilu ieliiiii(-; cntnptiny, is Tl  l'ioueci in the north country, f-oing to  lhe- I'.i:; in MUM, whrn it wan Indian  lei i ito: v. Thc. capacity of the corn-  !':i:iy i    :,Lr,<it  l'Kt.OOO  feet per day.  I !i������*   i'.''ii'i!',  e.ij  a  wealc woman  oitru  ���������': .    ::o:f    .vci'jht   than   the   lilU-;rle-'i  ���������i   ' 1 i ������> 11 * -   matt.  Not Aspirin at All without the "Bayer Cross'*  II '"Wit* uimjI .* uue*"*-*** lie v*>������i*w*j ������������-���������---������-.���������-i.  j>i������Ma������K������*il'iel������elelit������������������ll  ri'  ~4  n  Tor Collin, Pain, Kli(nimati������m, Acli-  hitf iTointu, TiU\ul>a-.;o, Sciatica, Nou-  irltirt, anil for n������a'daclio, Nourahr;!**,  Tootliut-lio, Karacho, take Aumrin  utarkcel with tlio name "Bayer"  yon uro mot tiikiu--; Aupirlu ut mil.  A������.i,/������-t    '-::!y    "Pny-r    TrMotn   of  Aiiplrin"   in   un   uuliiokuu   "Bayer  or  puckngo which eontainn eomploto di*  rootlons. Thon yem aro i*i*.tt\ng r������al  Aimirln���������tlto (^netlno Aupfarhi pr������s-  ncillioel l������y phynlelmifi far ovur lilnfl-  tccn ycarri. Now t������melo ^n Cnnnela.  ITim������ly Ma hnxc.a contaluht^ 1" tal>-  Tflt.fi t-<Hii: but ti, fdw rnnin. l)rufi*f������lntti  alno tie-.ll larger "JJ������.iy������r" pnoicujjrtta.  VV.  w.  u.  1231  Jt~~,Sm.ST.    ."k������iij'M.",_Vii������(  Ttiv.KV.   hlv*.    "\'li.V������iW**  A������>>lilii in tluk trinlei nuvttc  (rcclnt'-'roel tn Cnnai1u> tit tlrtvef VfuimfiW'tnr* nt Mimio-  ~:������������������ -.'.''���������"-li'i't'l"-* ef  r-OloviWei'M      Wlill,. It luvjrll   loierv^n  thftt   Aeriilrln   ir.'-uii.  llny.r-  .:.:��������� :\\lr: ri hvi>,  1n   ri")'������WI' the* pulilln  lilteilll.t  tin1! utllilm,   Um   'j.Url.ilu <ri   x.*jy.   y.^..,,.--^,  will lio *Jt:oiu>fil with llieitr ifcnurul tradct mmu, ttii> ".iiuyce.- sliliuu.''  fflmmm-*  ir&  'Am xvnummiitiiimi mjtiurrxiMi u  n*0H*4d(&ttxy~"~-" "^~'"-    .���������.nm" ���������  MW*. .rXitMtirr U������t/li<Wr������������Jr^. 000ai^,^^0^i,.  ~y.JX!*nrt*J9iliKt0.ri.i0,imi0im~'  aBW*v*1������*-������******r������*wWiwi^,r������ls*^r^ -,  TJTrr^-. . !-x^txi0rrV^i-0iJ.L^,Z!L������LZJLZZ^  ���������I i i.t.^������w.t*������.������. -.001.^00011  WlrWimrri mv ll  ISSSZ'''"l""" "^-yy-^e^'-SeiK-iai^^  rk*HJHlB^-wl  X,  v V-fetWMItvwf ���������new.  tuntnxemam  tmmmmnmiimm-. w������imisMMami^am v.. ivhoiu^,  ���������OS.  ..aysiiil  31  Great Britain Removes  onstifution (jT-anted  Winnipeg-. ��������� Following the announcement of Jas. Stewart, chairman of the Wheat Export Board,  that failure to move western wheat  in normal'volume was due to failure  of the railways to supply cars, the  administrative sub-committee of the  Canadian Railway Association has  issued  this  statement:  "Referring to the statement made  to the press by James Stewart, chairman of the Canadian Wheat Board,  respecting the movement of wheat to  the head of the lakes; in arriving at  his conclusion and in comparing this  year's movement with the record one  of 1915, Mr. Stewart has conveniently overlooked a number of important  factors.  "First ������������������ That while the crop matured earlier than usual this year,  threshing was delayed over a large  portion of the West and marketing  was unusually light until freeze-up  came.  "Second���������That winter struck the  prairies at least a month earlier than  Usual, with the inevitable result that  transportation was  slowed up.  "Third���������That as a result of the prolonged western coal strike the railways were called on to move more  commercial coal during the present  fall than in 1915, or any fall before  or since.  "Fourth���������That the railways had  this fall been called on to provide  transportation for a larger    tonnage j  NewjContract  iim~\ bv Rmlwavmen  Is Practically the Same as Obtains on  U.S. Roads  Winnipeg.���������The general committees of the brotherhoods of railway  trainmen and the order of railway  conductors have signed a new agreement with the C.P.R., which carries  an increase in wages for most of the  men in train ar-d yard service and  makes a.few changes in the rules governing working conditions ot yard  men, switch tenders now being included in the employees ..legislated  for.  The contract signed is virtually  the same as obtains on United States  roads, but the greater portion of the  increase in wages has been paid by  the company since last summer, the  men having had an interim agreement to that effect.  Yon tiindesfesrg Explains  Says Defensive Strength of Germany  Was Unfavorable From the  v   Start  Berlin.���������Field  Marshal Vou     Him  Release   of   115,000,000   Gallons   An  nounced in House of Commons  London.���������One Hundred and fifteen  'million gallons of whiskey, besides  other quantities of spirits in bond in  Great- Britain, were released from  war-time restrictions, and may. be distributed to ali-comers who can persuade  the   dealers' to  sell.  The announcement of the removal  of the restrictions, which was made  without warning: : in the - House 6f  Commons by the Food Controller,  came as a surprise to the members,  who greeted it with loud cheers.  The  liquor trade was equally  surprised and was besiege'd by the well-  to-do  among  the  public as  soon  as!  the unexpected news  spread.     Many  orders   of  from  fifty  to  a     hundred  dozen  were  placed     immediately,   in  addition to numerous commissions for  smaller  quantities.       Although  it  is  figured that enough spirits has been  thus freed     to     supply    every, man,  woman and child in the country with  thirty-six bottles apiece, it is doubtful if the public will find it easy at  present to increase consumption to a  great extent.    The government main  tains control  of the maximum price,  which for whiskey is ten shillings and  sixpence per bottle, and it is not believed that the dealers will sell much  below that figure, as. the existing high  duty will remain.  Moreover,   restrictions   on   distillation   during  the  war  and the  neccs-  Quebec Will  Discuss rroniOiiiuo  ��������� ��������� *-.  Only  Two  Important Measures Are  Down for Hearing This  Session  Quebec.?���������At the Quebec legislature,  which opens December 10, only two  really important measures are so far  on the order book. The appropriation of five million dollars for colonization, and the revision of the code  regarding legislation for large corporations.  It is expected, however, that there  will be a debate and probably a proposed amendment on prohibition, but  it is anticipated that the present regulation regarding the liquor tariff  will remain in force at least a couple  of years yet.  11      XL) ti  ,4.4.0  announce vi.  't-f.    srtr;  l-i. r.     ..wv-nrX     .~.      Xtvdtirrx  ttty.      L.t,.\.i,x     xt.       X..xr^\r  Sir Henry Drayton  Tlia-nlr������!>    W/  i������������!*r*|r*2  awl  i vs.:  rove  denDurg uocia.i-������o. oeiore tne suu-cGni-  mittee of the national assembly investigating war  responsibilities:  I    know    with absolute    certainty  of   lumber,   fruit   and     general   mer-Jthat   neither   the   people,   the  kaiser,  3������ =   " nor the government desired war, for  the government knew better than  others Germany's tremendously difficult  position  in     a war  against  the  chandise than ever before  '���������Fifth���������That the early advent of  winter, coupled with a siiortage of  feed, threw on the railways the burden of handling, during thc months  of October and November, at least  three times the number of head of  livestock which would normally move  at this period of the year.  IIC*4-.x*. T*t ..       x*  ~.li~rxn Ji ��������� ��������� ���������  ���������D1.X1.U J. licit,     mc lauiuaus CGw  trolled by the American railroad administration had failed to return  thousands of cars belonging to Canadian railways, which are "now south  Of the line. After allowing for the  American cars which are in Canada,  the balance stands 22,421 cars in  favor of the  United  States  roads.  "Seventh���������That in dealing in  figures respecting the movement of  wheat only Mr. Stewart overlooked  the fact that the railways had been  called on this year to handle a larger  proportion of cars of grain than in  former years."  sity of maturing stocks may lead the  dealers to hold large quantities. On  the other hand, it will be possible to  sell all the American whiskey which  has reached and is still reaching England, though clearance from the customs may be slow.  Gratification at Success of the Victory  Loan and Appreciation of Patri-  London.���������A constitution for Egypt  and local self-government for Malta,  both  ot   vv  .-*) xrtii i mx x~ t-\      i-t-  \j,\.Ajx^a~ v* v*.      4.������,  countries, which have been demanding the application to themselves of  the theories of self-determination and  the rights'of smaller nationalities.  , The extreme Egyptian Nationalists have raised the banner of complete independence like the Sinn-~  Fein, and Cairo messages say that  the cabinet has resigned as an answer to Field Marshal Allenby's statement of the British plans.  One of the Egyptian complaints  has been that Great Britain has published its intention to maintain a  protectorate, but has kept the Egyptians in the dark regarding what is  meant by a protectorate and how it  is to be carried on.  Great Britain's action in preventing an Egyptian nationalist delegation from going to the Paris conference to present grievances has been  another cause for complaint.  The government's    justification for  the charges of neglecting Egypt has  been the enormous load of other matters on its hands.  The Milner commission    which    is  Riots in Cairo  ���������vrrv*. n  rvmcu  T*>1   VV UCU  entente."  Germany's defensive strength,  said the field marshal, was as unfavorable as possible from -the start.  It might be left to history to decide  why Germany's peace policy had  failed.  "If the military authorities prepared for the possibility of an unavoidable war," continued Von  HincLenburg, /'that was _, only their  duty towards the nation. If there  had been solid, united co-operation  between the army and homeland, we  could have attained victory.  "While with the enemy, notwithstanding his superiority, all parties  were united everywhere firmly in the  determination to be victorious, with  us, although we were unmercifully  inferior, interests at home made  their influence felt and this state of  affairs led to thc breaking of the will  to victory."  In   all   great   decisions,   Ludendorff  Bolsheviki Active in Turkestan  London.���������The British authorities  have received disturbing reports of  Bolshevik activities in Turkestan and  Afghanistan. Tashkent, capital of  the general government of Russian  Turkestan, is the centre for classes  of instruction, where Bolshevik emissaries are trained and taught various  languages before undertaking missions farther east.  Ottawa.���������In a statement handed to  the Canadian Press, Sir Henry Drayton, Minister of Finance, expressed  his gratification at the success of the  Victory Loan and his appreciation of  the enthusiastic and patriotic service  rendered by these workers in its behalf. He suggests that subscribers  everywhere will help to confirm the  credit of Canada by holding the bonds  which, they have purchased.  Xl7 .-..-  XXI. V XrXJ y.f^vxxxr      y.x\-     x-xxxr^iy.      .Ji.  v-~.~r.rzr  A IttlBU'bU  faai>uaaiiK������yi-i---v*u-t������  trv~  the  m*...*~0.*~0..0"0'.������'*m0m*"0~0"m--0-*"0"0"0"0"0..0.**m.i  TORPEDOED!  Don't blast your Liver and  Bowelsj but take  *' Cascarets."  T> -ixl.-L.  Jjiu'bu  naeven  Fired on Besieging Crowd  Cairo.���������Eleven natives were killed  and sixty wounded by British troops  who opened fire on a crowd which  besieged thc police station during the  course of a demonstration.  Ten of the wounded arc reported  to bc in a serious condition.  .............  and  Gothenburg.���������The German dclcga  tion to the Washington labor conference has abandoned its trip on the  eve of sailing and will return to Germany. It is announced thc government considers thc journey useless  in view of the impending close of the  conference.  himself were of one nnno,    ana  had    worked in    full    accord    from  August 29,   1916,   to   thc   end.  "We considered unrestricted submarine warfare imperative immediately wc entered thc supreme command," said the field marshal.  "When 1917 came wc could not  longer permit our gallant soldiers to  bc bombarded with American ammunition and thcir wives and children starved by thc blockade. Thc  U-boat war was the only means to  oppose these conditions."  \...���������f������������t.0~0..t.*..0..0..0"0"0..0:0" ���������'������������������������������������������������������������������������������.������  i ou men and women who can't get  feeling right���������who have headache,  coated tongue, bad taste and foul  breath, dizziness, can't sleep, arc bilious, nervous and upset, bothered with  a sick, gassy, disordered stomach and  colds.  Are you keeping your liver and  bowels clean with Cascarets, or  shocking your insides every few days  with Calomel, Sails, Oil wnd violent  pills?  Cascarets work while you sleep;  lliey cleanse the stomach, remove thc  sour, undigested, fermenting food and  foul gases; take the excess bile from  thc constipated waste matter and  poison in the bowels. Cascarets never  gripe, sicken or cause inconvenience,  and Cascarets  cost  so  little,  too.  Fatal   Presents   Were   Intended  U.S. Government Officials  Philadelphia. ��������� Discovery    of  "rpA"    l*������1r������t-    fv������    clav    n-ffirM^-3    witTi    g-v--  ��������� ������ ��������� ��������� -r ~���������       j xr ������������������,       .~���������~ ., .... ..  plosive Christmas mail packages was  announced by Superintendent of Police James Robinson.  Information of the plot, which he  considered reliable, indicates it is nation-wide and directed against federal, state and city authorities who took  part in the national roundup of radicals planning overthrow of the government. Immediate steps were taken  to prepare federal investigators, postal authorities and police action  against the "mail terror" which is  scheduled to begin operation shortly  before and during the Christmas  holidays.  Evidence of the existence of a plot  to send bombs through the mails  under ribbons and holly was reported to Supt.    Robinson    by    Andrew  Egypt has   not yet started,  and  the  _���������s.;    x*. ���������.-..    ���������-_    t ti .*    __  llailVCS      Llll Uri ICH      LU      Liyjyt-ULL     tXLlM.     i\_-  fuse to give any information,  Malta was in a state of tumult for  several weeks during the summer,  but there were no casualties and  little news of the movement there has  reached England. Small attention  has been paid to it on account of  other overshadowing events.  Another sign of the times is that  a group of Burmese, with the support of former British-Burman officials,  hair-e*  begn.n   a"   asf'tat'C"      fo-  ���������**mV0mmm0f -.��������� v~.    0^0 _.    ., ^y _. . _ mrmmm. v ^y ��������� ������������������ fc->   * ��������� w m m m 7-r  m  including Burmah in  the new  measure of self-government     which  Montagu scheme will give India.  *i-,  ������___������ ?;_  tAws-.r-.ia~-  & ������UV ������& ������M ZTJX  C..fi   ."0BSSS6������B -������i  rssSfTssn  GIVE THIS MAN  THE GOLD MEDAL  ,^i.,t,^i-ieilti't.if>������"t"*-'*.'1''>"9"S"*"t"ll04..������"Xii������ti't0,~  Let folks step on your feet hereafter; wear shoes a size smaller if you  'ike. .ov corn;-, will never again ne^d  electric sparks of pain through you  according to this Cincinnati authority.  lie says that a few drops of a drug  called frec-.-.e-ise, applied ^directly eipn-i  a lender, aching corn, instantly relieves soreness, and soon thc entire  cont, root and all, lifts right out.  This drug is a sticky ethe-r coni-  pouiKl, Put -.lite:: .ii -ji'.c.: ..'.'���������.��������� m-i-;-* ���������  shrivel:", up the: coin without itifhm-  ing or even irritating the surrounding tissue.  It is claimed that a quarter of at������  ounce of freefone obtained at any  tliiii*; id ore will cor.t very little, but  is -lut'tic'tciil id remove every h.ud or  ,...fi .'urn or call ii;-. from e������'-V. fort  Cut  this out,  especially if you are n  ...r..>. -1.,     r-i.'irlr't-     \v|������ll     l''r*"������l'>:      Imrll     t W* ^ I ^  Murder Charge Dismissed  Unwritten   Law   Played    Prominent  Part in the Defence  Saskatoon, Sask. ��������� John Bronch,  charged with the murder of Arnold  Gart, a returned soldier, at Radisson,  Sask., in October, was acquitted by  a jury at Battleford. Thc unwritten  law played an important part hi the  defence.  Bronch, it was charged, killed Gart  with a knife in broad daylight, fol-  1 owing .\v> nrctmiri't. "P. A. T.ynd  defended thc accused.  SiiiEi Feins May  Enter Parliament  Will  on  Emmanuel, head of the bomb squad  who said hc unearthed it during his  investigation of radical activities  here. The information was checked  and verified according to Emmanuel.  Thc source of information was carefully withheld by the police.- It is  believed to have originated from an  "anarchist squad" who was afraid oi  thc consequences of the plot.  From Severe Drought  Stock   and   Crops   Have   Been   Destroyed and Thousands of  Settlers Ruined  London.���������Australia, especially New  South Wales, is suffering the most  devastating drought since white men  have resided in that country, even thc  drought of 1902 being surpassed, according to a Sydney dispatch to the  Daily Mail.  Stocks and crops have been destroyed, and it is doubtful whether  there will be enough seed wheat for  next season's sowing. Hundreds,  and perhaps thousands of settlers  have been ruined. Northwestern  J New  South Wales  is  described  as a  of everything  desert being stripped  green. "Paddocks are littered with  the skeletons of cattle, and even  rabbits arc dying in vast numbers.  To Invest!-jate Shipbuilding  Virtorin.���������For the purport*-* of sizing  tip thc shipbuilding situation in the  United Kingdom and possibly to  place nn order with onr of the* Old  Cj.Jii',. v Cr.': - .:���������:' 'V" rr.-.- 'i-v'.'. .-,-- -.f  a nf\v steel passenger ship for the  British Columbia coastwiae passen-  i;er trade, Capt. J. W. Troupe, manager of the British Columbia coastwise steamship service, after conferring with the; company officials in  Montreal, will take p....-,;.i.e- i*. Ku*;-  land.  Take   Part   in   Discussion  Irish Government Bill  London.���������There arc strong rumors  in thc House of Commons lobbies  that the Sinn Fein members are con-  tempalting taking their scats nt  Wer,t:ninr.tcr, coincident with thc  cabinet's coming announcement of  thc Irish government bill.  It is reported also that Countess  Makievicz will appear at the -same  time, iu order to forestall Lady  Astor as the first member of parliament, if Lady Astor is elected.  Complains of Vaccination  Toronto,���������Allegations against the  civic department of public health in  connection with forced vaccination in  the schools were made at a meeting  of thc board of control, and will be  thoroughly investigated. Parents  told thc board     that  thcir    children  Canada to Have Own Fur Sales  Winnipeg. ��������� Canadians havc expressed the opinion that this country  ought to have a fur sale of its own.  It is proposed to hold regular meets  in Montreal, where many thousands  of pelts will be offered. A charter  for this purpose has been obtained,  and the first auction will probably bc  held in Montreal early in 1920.  Gen. Smuts Appeals to U.S. on Treaty  Johannesburg,     South      Africa.   ���������  Lieut.-Gen. Jan. Christian Smuts, Bri-  N;i-  were compelled to submit to vaccina- jtish   member  of  the   League   of  tion, despite  the  fart  that  thev ������cnt!t,ous Comnussion, in a message irom  letters to thc school demanding that  this bc not done.  v Johnson's Condition Ih Improved  London.���������Thc condition of William  Johnson,    the   Atneiieait     nnti-saloon  son differed a severe injury of the  eye recently in an attack on hhti by  medical students and others during  thc course of a debate on prohibition,  In whieh he* wan engaged.  W.  N.  U  1291  Bees By Airplane  Toronto.���������Thc Aero Club of Canada has been asked to assist in a very  special stroke of business. D. Brunne,  of the Brunne Apiaries, near Lis-  Iccard, is seeking, to arrange through  the Aero Club for airplanes to bring  him an importation of bees from thc  <-oeilbf-rn   ^tnteq.  It is expected that a large number I  of bees will be impotlcd into Canada  for no.t year.  To  Stop  Allowance  London.���������- The I'lourc  of Cor.u:VM  ������ i   ���������      r. r   ...,.,,,:...r ........  111,*,*.!       VUK.ll       I.'        ft..!.        '4.        ..-",��������� J'������ r-O        ........  ploynte-ut   allowance.  boutli Atnca to America, appeals io  America not to blast thc hopes of  the world through non-ratification of  the  treaty covenant by  the  senate.  WA    Mr'  Mt   ������   11 .J m\---J->   I.M  i > lUm/tTAi \~������ i mm ������**M ��������������� I I'tlM-Un-fete Utttni Ik m  15  |^Jl4rjr4i������SW*{eT{  mmvmmmxttMim  mxMmmtm-  rtmti ' *w**  THE   CRESTON  REVIEW  OUR 'DISPLAY OF  Christmas Toys, Dolls, Games  Books and Fancy Goods  will be on display Saturday, Dec. (>th.  You are invited to inspect them before buying  elsewhere as our assortment never was better,  and prices have not risen since last Christmas.  WATCH THIS SPACE NEXT WEEK.  ttmivn  (riafrl     f*in���������r,     Ur     oqiiio viau- noau'luasisscj  (rtr.t,-.0-.m..  OifllSUilCSJf  Local and Personal  Typewriters For Sale���������Remi ng-  Por Sale���������Baby's white enamel cot  and child's automatic rocking horse.  Enquire Review Office.  tern and Blickenderfer,   Mis  ���������eoi-wawi.  -Three  of  P. Ande-  them, will  freshen shortly,  start, Wynndel.  Stove Fob Sale���������MeClary Pandora  kitchen range, six holes, in good shape  $35.    W. Morrow, Creston.  Mrs. C. G. Bennett and children, who  have been with Cranbrook friends the  past month, returned on Sunday.  Coat For Sale���������Navy blue cloth  cemt with beaver collar, for girl of 17,  almost new, $U>. Enquire Review  Office.  Creston Valley Women's Institute  will coirclue the 1919 series of meetings  with a musical and literary afternoon  ein Friday next.  Mr. and Mrs. Qui.-.fc left on Wednesday to spend a few weeks with their  .sons, who are fanning extensively at  Metiskow, Alta.  Vital statistics fen* November show  e>ne birth, one death and one marriage.  The* two latter te>ok place outside the  Valley, but were eif loeal citizens.  Dong Lang, fe>r two years past the  voluble- chef ar the Pacific resturant,  gut away on Friday em an extended  visit te> his family anil friends in China.  Next Wedne-stlay afterneion is the*  Presbyterian bazaar, in Speers' Hall,  vv hieh consist- of a sale if useful wearable article-'*-, anel the scrying eif re-  fresments.  Watkc Pu-k -fi-me-nt pip'-, size-s 0  ir.MO tnclie-> feif irrigation e.f wells, or  ���������������'t.i..':-,'.. Wtij'ri. .it a ii y r.t's^i'.jjtie'ril.  Tirii-r .*. ant i:ij_r e-i iiiiuuinicat .e- wil li W.  M.  I i:-k'-ii. e 'i-f-vXt >n.  \{t-\ . .) . S. M.ihootl will he* hen* em  -^'il'l'i.iy fo-.- th-* n-ilal iiii'lnit:.!^ se'i'Vice*  >(.   '  lit.-:    <  11 ��������� 11 r-i j.      l;    j<    (jut    like-lv  For Sale-  lei  January.    Paul Ofner, Wynndel.  ivo  cows;  and the other 5 years; will freshen in  W. Kent of Kamloops is here relieving Reg. Hull, ledger keeper at the  Rank of Commerce, who is holidaying.  IS. B. Hamilton e>f Vancouyer, B.C.  inspector* of the Bank e>f Conmierce.Js  paying the Creston branch an eifSeial  yisit this week.  Galt Coal���������Car of Gait coal���������the  best to be had���������-will be here about Lhe  lO'.h. Order now to be sure of a supply.���������H. S. McCreath.  A.i orchestral concert interspersed  with high class vocal selections is announced for Friday eyening, Dec.  26th,    Full particulars later.  Christmas ge>ods arriving every day,  including fancy work, children's wear,  etc. The best te> be had in these linens,  at   right   prices.    Mrs. Bruce, Fourth  Street.  Reg. Hull, ledger keeper at the Bank  nf commerce, is haying his annual two  weeks' vacation at present, and is on a  big game hunt in the hills at liis home  at Grand Forks.  Stan. Hendren, C.P.R. baggageman,  is taking a month's vacation, which  he is spending at. Nakusp and coast  points. M. Olson of town is', taking  the work in his absence.  Creston Board eif Trade meets in  December session on Tuesday nignt,  As there was net session in Neiveuibcr  considerable business has accumulated  and a full attendance of members is  essential.  u I.  I.  ib  i'.i v < a- ('  re  i I  stem  thi-  The official weather report, shows  Wednesday, Nov. 12. the coldest morning eif the month, when 1 above zero  was reean-ele-el. Sunday, ihel, was the  most, summary, with a touch of .57 m  the- shuelo.  1      Asa result of   the- se-rie-s eif   loeduroB  and  demonstrations on  domestic science last   week   under Women's Institute auspices that organization enroll  ed 21 new members, bringing   ths list  np to about ninety.  The'remains of the late A. H. Dish-  man arrived from Cranbrook on Friday and the funeral was held direct  from the train to Creston cemetery.  Much sympathy is felt for Mrs. Dish-  man, who with seven small children  are left to mourn his demise.  Mr. OBrey of Cardstone, Alta., who  successfully marketed a carload of  milch cows at Creston last week, announces he will be here with twenty  head more on the 10th, which will be  sold by auction at the stock yards on  that date, the sale at 1 p.m.  F. C. Calvert, public school inspector, Nelson, was a visitor the latter-  part of the week, visiting the rural  schools. The new seat of learning at  Lister is expected to commence operations this month, with an attendance  of a couple of dozen scholars.  Mrs. A, Manuel and two sous, Herb  and Will, who have been on a trip to  friends in various parts of England,  for the past seven months, arriyed  back on Saturdao. and report a most  enjoyable vacation despite the unsettled   conditions    prevalent   overseas.  uadiee' Guild had  ��������� in the Parish Hall  on Wednesday afternoon' and between  the. sale of goods, the serying of refreshments along with the proceeds of the  dance in the eyening, the event netted  the guild in the neighborhood of $175.  Lieut. Frank D. Rice, who has been  in charge of laying out the farms for  the soldier residents at Lister, has  completed that work for the present,  and announces that he is prepared to  do surveying for any who may require  that work done. His address is Creston.  The young people are enjoying excellent skating on the flats at present  with no snow to interfere with the  pleasure of the sport, Just now it  looks as if no rink would be ayailable,  Not a solitary tender was received fur  the lease of the fall fair building for  that purpose.  W. M. Dickon of Fernie, who has  the contract for the cement piers of  the Goat River high level bridge, was  in town VVedneselav. He states that  the founbation excavating is about  complete, and the. concrete work will  commence next week. He is employ  ing seven men.  The first carload eif dressed beef ever-  shipped out of Creston went to Nelson  yesterday. There were 26 bee yes in  the lot, which were dressed by the P.  Burns Co. here for shipment. The  cattle were from the Ike Lewis ranch,  and the beef as Hne a sample as the  Valley has ever produced.  A dance with Creston Orchestra  music is announced for Friday next, at  the Peekin theatre. This is a novelty  affair and fenir prizes are being offered  and in the awarding of these proficiency in dancing is not taken too seriously inlei consideration always.  Gents $1.    Ladies bring supper.  orchestra, a good floor and a fine supper the affair was voted an all round  success by all present. The prizes for  the 'hardest' costume were won by  Mrs. Albert Stewart and Billy Long.  Rev, F. YoUand of Fernie took services in Christ Church on Sunday and  on Monday presided' at a congregational meeting when the sectoring of a  residenb-rector was discussed, A can-  yass is being made of the Valley Anglicans to see if the requisite $'700 will  be guaranteed. If assurance of this  amount, can be had an element in the  congregation favors having a man  sent here,  of the biggest boosters we have, is  back again after a six months' trip  east on whieh he yisited many prairie  as well as Ontario centres. He still is  convinced that this is the garden of  Canada and is making arrangements  to locate permanently. Mr, Markham  is a soil expert and a strong advocate  of under drainage.  The November wedding previously  referred to is thet of James Lochead,  picture machine operator- at the Peekin, who was joined in holy wedlock  with Miss Jensen, formerly of the  Creston Hotel dining room staff, the  marriage taking place at Lethbridge,  Alta., on Friday last. The young  couple returned to Creston on Saturday, and will occupy apartmeuts oyer  the theatre.  Major A. P. Bennett, M.C.. who  went oyersea.s with a Vernon regiment early in 1915, and who is recently  back from England, is here for a few  days, the guest of his brother, C. G.  B* nnett. The visitor- had the rather  unique distinetie n of receiving the  military cross from King George on  the same occasion as his father, who  heilds the same rank, was decorated  with the D.S.O.  Another notable ranch sale was put-  through this week when Jas. Cook  parted with his 23-acre property near  town, Truscott Bros, beinh the buyers  at a price in the neighborhood eif $14,.  000", Twelve acres of it are in a splendid bearing orchard, and much of the  balance is cultivated to feed and root  crops, with a small pasture area. The  sale includes everything but household effects. Mr. and Mrs. Caok will  reside in their new residence which is  just nicely completed on Princess Ave.  Howard, the five-year- old son of" G.  II. Bohlee, met with a serious accident  on Friday morning last. While innocently playing with a dynamite cartridge which he had picked up outdoors  the thing e.xploeled, blowing off the  thumb jind part of two fingers of the  right hand. He was rushed to Dr.  Hendersem's where the injury was  promptly dressed, and the little fellow  is eeuning along nicely now.  At the December communication  Wednesday night Creston Masonic  Lodge had the pleasure of a yisit from  J. H. Schofielel. P.G.M., of Trail, who  assiated the local officers in the conferring of a thirel degree, after which  a supper was spread at which the usual round of speecoes was a feature,  M.W. ;Bfo. Schofield's talk being the  feature. Whether on leidge or personal visits the vifitor's calls are always  welcome���������by   all   parties   concerned.  Wm. Ramsay of Nelson, the provincial engineer, was here the fore part  of the week, with J. D. Moore, road  foreman, taking a look at the work on  the new high level bridge piers, the  road cut. off at Goat River Crossing,  whieh will be complete thjfs week.  ATr. Ramsay also traversed the abandoned K.V. right of way between here  and Porthiil, and will make an exhaustive report on the* advantages and  cost of rebuilding it inte> a first-class  trunk road.  S. Markham, who arrived here front  the Walla Walla. Wash., country  this spr.ng to investigate the Valley,  anel almost  immediately   became  one  Your mind at thistime naturally turns to warm clothing.  When you think of Flannelette  think of this store. Anticipating a keen demand for this  vve bought accordingly, and  have just opened a shipment  this week that we feel sure  will appeal to you both on the  score of quality of the goods  as well as the moderate price.  In fact we believe our other  ti������������r>      r-.~-       r. tr .7 -VX. r-. AtVVV      JV>r\ l~X rl C*      T" l> <"V f~  UUC5      *Ltl        OOO/pIC;        SJtlJf       gUOejlO      Ir'UUrl'  are just to hand will appeal as  favorably to shrewd buyers.  We specially emphasize:  ���������Flannelette  White, Grey, Colored  ���������Print  Light and Darleshades.  -r-Ungava Flannel  ^       in check design.  ���������Cotton  Rl<  of ail sizes from $1.50 up  sumx,    m    m     ~~m  m." me*    m  Mt,     IJ   W  V\     rf"^  Hi Xg0r      TJmiW   D    1*   Xggm  ��������� ~t::-������~~r~r^~. tri. mama  H em. li   i|   Wm hmmx m      n ^~\  , : -*0m~j4    u    it.  uu   at������       "��������������������������� -���������*-  kTiv  -*rk-. j������***|-,������l|  A small-sized famine on fresh pork  exists at the preseut time, and .Manager Johnson e>f the P. Burns Co. is of  the eipiniem that, not utility weeks  hence meat e������f this sort will at limes  be' unobtainable locally. Cvvnere* of  porkers appear to bo killing them feu-  their own   needs  exclusively this fall.  The (e-n-aere- Kairhe>ael ranch chan-  ge-d hands last week, the purchaser  being 1). Linn, who arriveel hero front  Tnnisfre-e, Alta.. e-uite' ewuly in the-  spring. The' place is an iele>al nm: be--  ing nicely plant eel out. to bush fruits  and ore'iianl. Mrs. Fairhead and Mrs.  Ml.. Jean   are- leaving Cre-ston shortly.  Nol.h* IJiiins of Trail, the' K.l\ elis-  t.rh't deputy for this part of Keiote-nay,  ae-compaiih'd hy Win. Irving of Nelson  paid   Cresl.ein  Knights of   Pythias   an  i lil'i.e In..!   vi-il, .ni  .Jrieiliei.lV    lllgllii.       iill'  leieal leielge hav; been eleirtmitit for the  past ye-rir, Iiul as a. re-sult eif t his fraternal cull  In   t���������"��������� 11!  Iie-ri-.  .x .xti      *II-*i Il-l.r-fc-'t rraW/X^-l  ���������Linen Toweling  ���������Ticking  In Flannelette we are rather overstocked, and in order  to effect a speedy clearance  we have priced it at figures  that certainly cannot be duplicated in town.  ifif-iwiaui!  Belt  sr  Service  I tnsiar  kvieui  Prices  ---at FOREMAN'S  AFTERNOON TEA 2 5c.  ���������served as you like it.  Hot 'Drinks of all kinds and Lunches server!  at all hours.  All tin- latest, re'eiorels and Mlie-������'1  Music*.  COLUMBIA GHAFONOLAS in fumed oak. walnut anel  mahogany linish. If you want, a machine that will play any  music as the artist intciielcil it shoulel be playi-el  buy a Columbia,  Make ortt- place your !>(-i<.d<---ui lees when in town.  Wei will make* you feed at lieune-.  a vigorous elVeii t will  he mnele-  t 111' *���������!'ill  1  r.-^u.ai  in;..  hardware W i'ttrniitire. Sa^jyly  M. A   P>nn s\ 4 OHi hit ft'V \tn,wy;t'v  The-  I ii.i lieli  \ Ii'i' 11 n -  iii;-,   ill   ,<  ; I ll I' i  lit  Tele-graph  .1'   I III'   I'lWlull   e'le'W eil'    |  Iii   A    | ii ill'   lllll  H    lli't iVi'i'll ( 'l  ami      Tilephoiie*  i I    i.ni'iil'nuiiMil    ."!���������������������  ni'ii   .it  wenU peel I -  nil   I lie'   liillg ehs-  .1 tin .md Mil elar.  Till'    im.  ">' ii'i i u ii  \ In .��������� Si.lii  'i>'��������� i iinip,n>\  'III"  li.' 'I  I on  mil   i'l < 'i. stein   will   i un   via  \ vi' ,iii,i   | hlh t.l.' 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