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 m-.  *'"���������     ������������������*;>"*' ���������* ���������   W^>*V-A  A.    V  *  -f  J ������A**4  ' vt  . ii;  *���������* tr--  ���������tres**.  **->*  ^���������^T^A^ .&*  'jjjj^vrL^yjrrxjr^Lpyiyypppy^PP^M^:  _������:*k.JL.  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, JANUARY 9, 1920  No. 47  M  MMM  *ymmit^i4>*^m*mma4ti^^-:im^i^  Wvnw  ������ '     7 a.������aa,  ���������fl*-**.! e  1  Export $60,000  ���������" ���������-i  When tbe fabled gentleman of the  flowing beard and scythe rung down  the curtain on I919's activities, Conclusion was written io the brightest  chapter of Wynne!el's material hist-  -e>ry. And in keeping with the steady  progress that lias marked the development of tbis section,, be it saiel that  e>ld Father Time never ushered in a  'j'.nj^^.eiir that promised half as well to  i/uaintaih the safe and sane expansion  V^iist-'kas invariably obtained from  y<teji* to year.  And in her.development Wynndel  takes pride that it has been in the  most desirable direction���������that of increased production in some of the  lines of life's necessities. And, let it  not be overlooked that this increased  output has taken place in about the  elryesb seasem Oreston Valley has eyer  experienced.  In'Wynndel's recognized staple pro-  el uct, strawberries, the increase is  most lemarkable.    Fer 1918 the final  ed ten acres near the Dixon place, and  with his two   boys is  getting it ready  for planting.    In the same locality Mr.  Moore, a brother of Mrs. S. Moon, has  taken ten acres, on which he bas erected a house and  has started  dealing  operations.      Fronting   cm   the   main  road near the school Messrs. Packman  aud Wall, who  came  here  from   Calgary,   Alta.,   haye    operations   under  way on a five-acre tract that will  beset out to berries.     Above the government road Mr. Beuadetti and   partner  of Coleman, Aita., have  been   operating since  early spring,   and   each  of  them will  have  about  an acre of berries   to crop  from  this season.    Their  holdings  are  in   the   neighborhood of  the  Ofner  rauch,   and   the   improvements they "-haye made  indicate that  they, mean/business  in   tlie  ranching  line.  &F'M*m.-k-S*-.Sa  an export of around 6500 crates.    As  yet the 1919  figures are not available,  '���������mt taking the Co-Operatiye shipments  as a basis and  allowing  for expansion  e>n   account  of   the  independent shipping  at the same ratio  aw last  year,  one will  not  be wide of  the  mark in  stating that from Wynndel  last year  almost   9000   crates   of    strawberries  were s hipped  to  the  prairie market,  while  the shipments  in  pails  to the  .him   factory at  Nelson   totals almost  ,1600���������as  compared with   less than 700  in 1918.    In passing it might be well .to  point ont that the increase  in the jam  factory shipments was  in  some measure  due   to a  temporary shortage  of  pickers, for- a  couple  of days  at  the  height of the season, which ne^cessitat-  e*tT leaving  berries on  the vines;until  In improved properties there have  been ft few changes. Tbe ranch e>f the  late Bob Dixem bas been purchased by  Mrs. Nathorst of Pine her Creek, Alta ,  who got possession early in tbe spring.  The ranch of the late Frank May is  now owned by Ma: Davis of Coleman,  Alta... who has the Sadler family permanently located on it. Tbe other  sale was under soldier settlement ans-  picesi Ram stud brothers disposing of  their ranch to Mr. Piggott���������a brother  of Mrs. Rosendale. The place shows a  decidedly improved appearance due to  tbe erection of a much more commodious residence on it.  In tbis same connection it is worth  mentioning that late in the year Mr.  Cory sub-divided a 110-acre stretch of  his holdings just north of Duck creek,  cutting it into ten-acre tracts, and already the greater part of it has been  sold���������some of it locally. Not only has  it been sold but at least one parcel bas  bean sold twice, Walter Cooper turning over bis ten-acre buy to E. Uri at  quite a worth-while advance on cost.  Industrially, too, Wynndel bas  made a notable stride forward, The  Winlaw   sawmill, which   has   been   in  L. R. Levesqne, Who is occupying  the Spencer Lewis ranch, was a Nelson visitor a few days last week.  Birth���������On January 2nd, to Mr. and  Mrs. Archie Keir, a son  (ten pounds).  Miss Jeanne and Mr. Frank Palmer  spent a few days of the new year  with friends in Spokane.  Mrs. Whitehead was a.lso a Spokane  visitor a few days last week.  Mrs. E. Cartwright and the two  children left at tire end of the year on  a couple of months' visit with friends  as far east as Hamilton and other Ontario points.  Another ten acres eif the Duperry  holdings passed into new hands last  month, the buyer being F. .1. Klingensmith, whos place it tie-joins, and who  has a small-crew busy at clearing and  fencing operations.  Clarence Maxwell, who  is undergo-  by friends who were out to spend a  night at cards and music���������and a most  enjoyable, time they had, indeed.  Whist was the order of the eyening  and the high scores were made by Mr.  and Mrs. Maxwell. Refreshments  were served and all present agreed  that the 1920 social season had gotten  off to a fine start.  Construction work on the new high  level bridge is expected to start any  day now, Engineer Ramsay being  here last week and securing tne packing shed on the M. Palmer ranch as  a dining haii for the crew oft men  Supt. Campbell will have at the work.  The cement pier on the left side of the  riyer is practically complete now.  -WSj-rmx Mm m. xo ddt. mm  S-.B a -saa &aa&t -  Intended for last week.  Miss Emma Butts of Gateway. Montana, arrived  in   Kithcner  last week,  ami   will   spend   the   holiday   season  with her. sister, Mrs-T. Brown.  E. Jackson   was  a   yuletide   visitor  with Creston frienes, and Eric Craigie  xtT.te-      -t-X-mfX     r-LX-t\xm  WCIO      I/II'O     V/llljr  AmBS&iB* SSffSSmmtra  ing treatment, at the Balfour sanitarium, was at his home here for the  holidays. He is improving right  along and expects to get away from  the institution ���������within the next few  weeks. - '  Tbe surprise party habit stili continues and this week it was Mrs. Mc-  Kelvey who got an unexpected call to  play hostess to a party of about twen-  Miss Louise Webster of Canmore,  Alta., spent the yuletide vacation  here with her parents, Mr. and Mrs.  J. H, Webster.  the trip to Creston for the masquerade  balls New Year's eve.  Chas. Lapoint was a Cranbrook  visitor here between trains on Monday.  A social evening and dance was held  at the home of Mr. and Mrs. T. Brown  on   oauiruav   evening.  whs   a  host of friends present and all report  having a splendid time.  Mrs. Joe. Langlois and family returned from Cranbrook a few days  ago.  Quite  a  few  people   embraced   tbe  they--'had/der i-J-d-jw^u^  fall that can be devised. Those interested will have- ten acres under this  sort of irrigation, and are looking for  a 25 per cent, iu crease in berry crop  over tbe drain irrigation scheme in  vogue the past season.' The cost of  the Skinner system installed is about  Jack Smith has joined up with the! opportunity of enjoying free Christ-  nrew that are operating the portable \inas dinner at the Kitchener Hotel.  sawmill plant for Majpr Mallaneaine j The S;in-i������' hill of fare was presented as  was provided the other guests.    Those  who    enjoyed\ this   appreciated   hos-  at Goat mountain.  Miss Bertha and Morgan Pease, who  have been home for the holiday period, returned to business college at  Nelson on Sunday. .^  R. M. Winslow of Vernon, who  addressed a fruit growers' meeting at  Creston on Monday night, was a guest  of Mr. and Mrs. Compton during his  stay in the Valley.  Reed & Mather increased their herd  of   cattle    another   dozen   head   this  week, getting that quantity of choice  young   stock    from   the   carload   P.  at .'/-m      tp-xLitJ    cm  ..; x       rx*  l'*P*������-..     X4.  that made it unsafe to attempt to ship  them any distance  for..home preserv-  vtvet.  In raspberries the increase is not so  notable, though a nice gain is shown  the shipping of them rising from approximately 700 to about 800 crates for  the year just closed. In the tree fruits  the most marked increase is in plums,  which show a gain of almost 300 per  cent. Apples more than held their  own. thanks to a splendid showing em  the Ashley Cooper ranch, where the  gain more than olfset a general shrink  age due to tbe smaller si/.e fruit that  the dry year made inevitable on all  the ranches.  The vegetable crop was barely on a  par with other years, however, although shipping was done in some  quanfitv in almost, (-very line. The  Cn-Operative sluieiiii.-ni, may lie laki-n  as a havtiineter eif the- falling-eiff, which  was most noticeable in potatoes, very  fe*w of which haye been shipped; and  in tomatoes the slump is at least 100  per cent., the figures being 1*151 crates  iu 1918. ai* compared with just, over 000  in 1919.  While- a statement, as tei prices re-  ce-lve-d is not yet forthcoming, t lust ntements furnished growers show  the returns on berries tube the highest on recorei. iiie !-*,;*;.Vn mark lieing  ceinsieleralily exceeded for the whole  seuHoiifs shipping, Joe Wigen has  iigainVarrii'il oil" the honors of best re-  nyw complete, and was busy for a  time this fall on a cut of lumber fen-  the firm's own use. At present the  equipment includes a circular saw, but  a band saw will be immediately installed* H-nd when run to capacity the mill  will turn out 75,000 feet a day. The  firm bas last season's cut of logs here  now, and a woods' crew taking out  ���������mother cut this winter. The mill is  expected to be running in full swing  by April.  The Wynndril box factory, under  Monrael Wigem's management, had the  biggest year in its history, the demand  feu-crates anel boxes being so heavy  that u, was necessary Lo import lumber to keep up with the demand. For  the year the output will be over the  100.000 mark, and preparations are  wi-ll under way for a greatly increased output in 1920.  In the mercantile life of the community a change is netted at the eme! of  the* year. E. Buttei Held, who opened  out in tho general store line about live  years ago, has just admitted his son,  Douglas, into partnership, and proposes tn led. him largely take charge eif  the business. From a store which in  1915 hough!, pretty much only what  they could uot conveniently secure in  Crest en. the- Butterfield store business  has i*x|i.uuiril to the- point, where t he  bigger stocks and cemsequently move  help was imperative, and in both of  these respects the* reorganized firm  acre   of   his berries���������now j will   nce-einimoelate*   the-  buying public  generously. This year, too, will seethe poslofflre equipped fo issue- money  orders in addition to postal notes���������a  convenience that is sure fo Ik* appreciate d.  Coincident with the intiux of new  citizens has come a greatly increased  scbeiol atte-nelane-e-, the Wynndel seal,  of  I'-'iri.iii"'   netw having about   fhirtv  course are reversible and b.y simply  giving them a half turn the stream of  water is thrown 30 feet on either side  of the main pipe.  A feature to 1,919 life  at..Wynndel  that umst n������fe is. the  number (if our soldiers Who have come  back during the year accompanied uy  their brides. In proportion to men  supplied the colors it is doubtful if  any part of B.C. has welcomed back  as many war brides as Wynndel. Al-  have four of  them   in Mr  ~-1   vc������������������.  J.^Uvv-  pitanty nave crowned Manage:- Jo  son the king of hosts.  What is conceded to be the best  night's entertainment ever provided  in Kitchener was the card party and  dance given to their friends by Manager and Mrs. McGonegal of the Chester R. Paulson Co. on Christmas night.  Dancing was indulged in by the  younger set, while the older ones  amused themselves at cards. A  splendid supper was seryed at midnight, and the gathering broke up in  Andestad unloatled   at Creston at the j the   wee   sma'  hours, everybody   ex-  ptessing   e-Jelight   at   the    good   time  Miss Ruth Smith was Alice Siding's  representative at the trainmen's ball  at Cranbrook on New Year's eve.  O. Lacey of Elkei is now in  charge  of Alice,Sierljng school. ^ He arrived[;bn  Sunday and opened the "seat oi'--leaf iff  ing in due form on Monday.  W. A. Pease   is away on  a business  trip  at  points   on   the  Pacific   coast.  given by the genial host and hostess^  Miss Alice Lithgow of Yahk spent a  few davs with friends here'  ready  and Mrs. John Johnson, Mr. and Mrs.,  Gus lludd. Mr. and Mrs. John Butterfield, and Mr. and Mrs. Harry Bathie.  There is still another to come iu Ed.  Hindley, who is known to have joined  the benedicts but is still resident at  Liverpool, England.  On the whole 1919 has dealt kindly  with Wynndel and in view e>f pre-  parations already under way and eon-  templated, if there is any truth te> the  saying about God helping those who  help themselves, certainly olel Duck  Creek and ber citizens can look forward with confidence to 1920 being  happy and prospcror.!-; with folks etf  such exemplary habits its good health  canned be doubted.        Bosh Boostiou.   'aatxaBmfJfjixB  C. R. Paulson  of  Spokjine spent y.  ^*ji#!!*:*i? daysJE-here'J^us-week. _���������  Dr. Henderson of Creston was here  on a professional'visit oh Monday.  E.   Vaehon   of  Creston  was  a business visiteu* here on Tuesdav.  The price e>f milk jumped to 18 cents  a quart at Greenwood at the first of  the year. _  The Courier 'erlaims that plowing  was quite general in the Cranbrook  section on December 27th.  Provincial police in the Kooti-nays  are reported to have secured a raise  in pay, starling   from  December 1,  Trail bad a green Christmas. The-  first, oiie> in  the* citv's historv  accord-  lurns,   one  foili- years old giving him a crop in  '���������ve'i'sn of (50(1 crate's. An estimate of  Ibe value of last year's fruit and ye-ge*-  table* export wemld be not' less than  ,-*.'>>*<.Uiio, while- senile- would ri-<-k---- ii et->  as high as $00,000.  That   Wynnele-I    his    gained   some  prominence outside is amply iudie-ate-d  ill  ille;    iiuinhi'4 ni'   in* V.' , l i\ iilrlit*.    that  have come in during the year, most of j pupils enrolled.  whom haye  elone'   considerable   in the j     Perhaps the most notable inilicai ion  way of miprtivviiu'Ul-r t ���������> iin!i**at e- that,   eif   Wynnelel's   pi'o-**re'ssivcness   is   t he  ,e*    >...,,,.!.,.,..    *,,  izx^-mmirPAiprz'ftmm  00  mm  ��������� o  i,hi*_\  ,i.i .*   in i.     .ii     i .i _\ .      n���������      ....  tare* in e-oiint-e-t !e>n ^it!i lln* ne-wcemi-  ers is that seyeral eif llie-m have taken  up wild luiiel and nn- proe'ee-diug tei elc-  vi'li'p ii  Ii>r e'liii ivji i i        i>'in^ii. ;'... .V  ."-ion  eif   l{o.:wcll    have'    I aUe'li  ,*ii'M'**i   Ufa I*   I lie  \N Hi",   railed  si ri pping it   ol   I nn I m-i . pi i|i.i i ,i i. .1 >  io   ,iii,mi  i*,oitn;    ini*     d,ii:ying.     Km in-'r   ��������� -���������������!i<������������������1    feiic.-.  i      *   * r    ,    ., i,,  install the Hkinne*r overhead irrigation  system. Those going in feu- I he  scheme are- Joe1. Monrad anil O. J,  Wig*-'!!. 'Vi I*������������������,>-��������� >mel John Hatliii*.  iliiitii 10 'The* w.tle'i in e'liii*, cj nl through gal  .end   are i v.uii/.e-d    pipe.-,    wli'ub    ,iie*    pe*i fen*at I'd  . 1*1 ,\      Iwo    tYi'l  .���������il    I hi .ii.;.: h    ill;*;.(  ^  E. BVTTRRFfFJ.n }*<-������������  to announce that hc has today  taken his son, Douglas Butterfield, With him in iiix *Zcn-  era! Store lutsincss at Wvnndel, B.C.  E, Bullcifickl would take  this opportunity of thanking  his friends of Wynndel and  di.-itiict for thc. mpport accord  ���������  * . -     . ,i ,     r  L.Li   ililil   ttUHil^    Hit     ,.'.!.-.:   j t't.i  year:;, <:nd fn:::ls that //.".- n"W>  firm, by a better and more cz~  tensive service, may secure an  ��������� :...-     Z.  J'  t'VI'.l -IIII.I t.ili.ltlf.- llixtv.ni. t. tl/  ihcir support.  t.ei'tioem. which was attended bv =. v,..v I e-.l at Penti.-lon.    200 teiwu and couti-  Rev. T. McCord of Creston held service in the schoolhouse on   Sunday at"  a very  representative ceingregatiein.  Mr. J. Pitt-Brooke, who has been  staying with the1 Butt erlie-lds for some  time, returned fo Ne-lseni on Tuesday  on business, but'will return shortly.  CongrulruJ.il ions " ..re   ���������������:;te-:ie',.ed   Mr.  and Mrs. Waller Coope'r, on the arrival of a son and heir.  Mr. Anderson arrived last, Saturday  from   Medicinu  Hat,   Alta.,   and   pro  poses milking   his  home-  here', hiving  bough! ��������� laud fr-'t'i- Mr  <'e>ry.    Tlu-v .iie-  at prosi'nt staying with  Mrs. Wuild.  Mi-is  flnl cile*i' Hal,hie.  whei   has been  at. Calgary, Alta., for some' we-eks.wa*-.  home for NVvv Wars.  Mrs. Uiielel was   a \iile������r   with   Hill  e.n-.il,   Alta.,   fl ie!'.  1       \:r !    '".eel;.  i'o Whom it Amy ijOt/ciAri:  Will  the party  who is  of  rate  A  co-operative* store* has he-en open-  200 town and couti  hareholders   iu   the  A social dance was held in the  schoolhouse on Saturday night, Dec.  27th. A large crowd attended and all  had a good time.  Two auto binds from Wynndel attended the. masquerade dances at  Creston on New Years' eve, bnt none  were lucky enough fe> win prizes. j  Owing to the fortunate co-operation  of moon and frost, and the absence* of  snow, the* young people have been \-n-  joying all kinds of good skating.        "     !���������������������������.������������������?   to   'Iu*   oldest   of tbe  old   timees.  J. D. Dewar and two sons spent the j H8 new telephnm-s were- installed in  holidays with Pernie 1'rie-nds, and bail i N^em during lei'., and ibis in sPil.-  a most enjoyable time ������������f it. | e.f  quite   a   genet*..us   vnUo   in    phone-  : try   citi/.ens   au  iconcern.  i  [ The Me-Donahl jam facte try n't Ne*l-  1 seen is to be* imhirgeel again ibis year  1���������the ne-w adeliliein to handle* e*vnpe>r-  i ated fruits.  i     The-   Me*Deiiiahl   jam   facloiy   claims  ' In have tnrneel out  ttOtlJX.10 pouiuls tf  jam last year, about  ^Pwt.iiiM! w-eu-th eif  \\ hie-h was stdd at prairie- e-e-ntres.  ; The- farmers* insiiiuie at ("iiinel  l-tn ks hael a ine-inbership eif 11 last  yi-iir, anei lii'-y l>..iiL','ni i I,. ii sfuiiipi-ig  , powdei* aluu'-t  *:.> a   hundred cheaper  ��������� i.  Iell v;  SO  Mr.  itisv  nthTb'iiit';',' with  The*   i-duial ion   department   at   Vie*  tenia has net illrd Grand l-'orl.s council  that  tin'  geiv ei'inii'iit  will stand  IU pi r  e'e-m.   ei.    ii.i      i.n.,i     >���������!     .\t     '..;.f> ,.    *..,'���������  high school >:i that  eil y.  Ooleh-n"-*    re'-eirgani'/i-el     brass    Land  will   -..oil   be  ..lie   Iii make*   its  appeal  .11 ice   ill   pl|i'lit*.        I lie   lellow    W lio   lilei w -.  , .        ��������� .... ....        i    : ,    . '.        e     j   ��������� .  t   I l '    'j-r    ' "   "���������"          *        -.-..-���������  bi i  V.illev  ii'-ci.iiliiij- in ilii'Slnr.  i '..  tilt  ;(IV;I II .-.   i el< ���������,'S<*  'IM.  !.  he*   water  linv  boles  prineipal .1.  I).   1 leu ar  ��������� ui.!.;.   . ,., ���������.;. i,. i i. ,,  i,  'II   t.il.cn     pv.iilll<ee      ;i   *llppi\     HI    lili'lMiU''    in...    i.  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Us  mmm\  *my*jM^|[j*A^2J  'A~--~-.~%\.~~mA ^S  Contains no al\sm  We unhesitatingly recommend Magic Baking  a 0Wu���������a*    S.3    bciiig    asa������    ^g  best and purest baking  g|  nAwdp-r      nnsstKlfi      its  g0-mr.r~.mrm ^ ��������� ������������������������������������.���������.. ��������� -~  produce. It possesses  elements of food that  have to do the building  ���������ap of b?air������. and nerve  matter and Is absolutely  free from alum or  other injurious  substitutes.  Old Year and the New  When    the  great  guns    along  the  litical awakening among the people,  to which reference has been made,  is the outcome of a desire that Canada shall be made a better land. The  splendid efforts put forth by all people to assist in the work of the re-  establishment of returning, soldiers  in civil life, and the care which ha***  been given to the maimed and sick,  and the dependents of the fallen, is  an evidence of a sincere desire to  keep  faith.  The   truly   wonderful     response   to  the last  Victory   Loan  was  in  order  that  Canada as a nation might keep  faith and  "clean  up" its war obligations.    The re-awakening of the people   in   regrd   to   matters   of   cduea-  | tion, public health, community     service,   and   the   forward   movement   in  j the churches, and the earnest efforts  | being  exerted  in   many  quarters     to  I bring   about   a   better   understanding  , between   employers     and   employees,  I are all the  result  of an honest  con-  I viction    ihat    thc    Canadian    people  i must   keep   faith   with   their  glorious  ; and heroic dead.  Despite adverse crop conditions in  many parts of the West, industrial  unrest and trouble, political uncertainty, and the delay in peace ratification, resulting in commercial handicaps and losses, coupled with the  still mounting cost of living as a result of these and other untoward con-  -\w$&wm~w%m~  Easily  and Quickly  Cured  witfc  EGYPTIAN LINIMENT  For Sale by All Dealers  Douglas &  Co.,  Frop'rs. Napanee,  Ont  Sheep and Goat Raising  Fact That Goats Are Considered Immune from Tuberculosis  The sheep and goat industry in  Canada continues to grow not only  on account of the money that is to  be made from mutton and wool, but  that the fact that goats are considered  immune from tuberculosis has been  a great factor in the encouragement  of milch goat raising in a number  of the provinces of Canada.  Goat herds are numerous in British  Columbia, where the milch goat industry is assuming fairly large proportions.  Aim* (In-n. PccAnfial  J Alberta's Boy  Sheep Breeders  Have  Made   Over  $500  During  the  Past Year  Two small Edmonton boys, 12 and  14 years old, havc made over $500  uunng tuc past year in the sheep  business. Last winter they had fourteen ewes, four ewe lambs and one  ram. From thirteen of these ewes  thcy had seventeen lambs. They sold  thc wool this summer for $100, as  well as $405 worth of sheep, and have  lrtl-f-        Xrxt, ~Xrtr.~. rxx.-txr. -x,��������� rx        r. ��������� .~        i . .��������� Sx .  Lt-iL        XXJx-i  X\.\.Ll t_.'VC^������,        iiillW        LrYVLr        ICLXLLUx*  and onc ram.  They exhibited two lambs at the  spring show, got first and second  prizes, and in addition to this caring  for a hundred or so chickens. They  passed the entrance and are now. in  high school.   -  The names of these two energetic  farmers are Willis and Robert Car-  lyle, sons of the livestock commissioner of the province, who has a  farm about four miles out of Edmonton.  western battle tront in   Europe were  silenced at the eleventh hour on  the,      .  eleventh  day  of  the  eleventh  month I dltlons������ Canada bas gone ahead    and  -.- imo   u- .Um, ���������������������������-,:.,. e xUr. r,^���������,;=.! prospered.    And if our people m  the  tice, most people throughout the'; "ew year ,no��������� dawning continue to  world expected that before another | be "^P^d with the thought, and ani-  twelvemonth expired a Peace Treaty j ���������\ed ?? a pressing desire to keep  would be drafted and ratified and!faith Wlth tIlose who dled that Can-  brought into full force and effect. But;ada miSht l^e and be free, then the  more than a year has passed and, at'^ u������������n wluch we, are entering will  the time of writing, the nations of tTOV. .*?lonolls m the an"als of tms  the world are still technically at war,  although    actual    fighting    ceased on  I_     11...    M   is tier nerves.  Nature      intended     women    to   be  strong, heaithy and happy as the day  .ti.,..  i,..;���������  -x noi l,   ityLvz  A Pill That Is Prized.  been many pills put upon the market  and pressed upon public attention, but  none has endured so long or met with  so much favor as Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills. Widespread use of them  has attested their Test value and  is long, instead of bemg sick and! they need no further advertisement  wretched. But how can any woman [than this. Having firmly established  be healthy and happy when the whole themselves in public esteem, they now  nervous   system   is   unstrung.        The 1 rank without a peer in the list of stan-  November 11,  1918.  Although peace has not yet come-  in its fullness, the year now closing  has been a memorable one in the  history of thc world. It has witnessed the drafting and acceptance  by most nations of a covenant of a  League of Nations for the preservation of peace once it is established;  it has seen incorporated in that covenant the new Magna Charta of  Labor. Thus has the foundation been  laid for better relationships, not only  between nations, but between two of  thc outstanding classes to. be found  in a nation, and which in the past  have been suspicious of and antagonistic towards each other.  The year also witnessed the crowning infamy of the German nation in  thc sinking of the surrendered German   fleet  at   Scapa   Flow.       It     has  been marked Ly widespread industrial j s]louij acjopt the word "co-operation'  upheavals     throughout     the     world,   as  tue-r national watchword in  1920.  Dominion  But it is only in steadfastly keeping the faith that this young, vigorous  and promising nation can become the  mighty influence for good in the  world that its present position, so  dearly won for it by the soldiers of  Canada, entitles it to wield. And to  become truly great and a power for  good among the nations, it is not sufficient that Canada should produce  great crops of wheat, develop great  herds of cattle and other livestock,  and enormously expand its export  trade throughout the world. These  are important and necessary, but it  is even more important that high  ideals should be cultivated, that education should be general, that the  moral life of our people be raised to  a higher plane, that the health and  physical standard of people be improved, that unity in purpose and national ideals  should prevail.  In  a word,  Canadians  as  a people  from which Canada did not escape,  Although in. comparison with other  <ands wc  got off lightly.  The   Tjri:v.:irr-.;   r.pheaval   in   Canada  The principle of co-operation draws  the whole community together. It  breaks down barriers. It unites thc  state.    It gives hope to the humb'est  trouble is they pay more attention to  their social and household duties than  they do to their health. Is it any  wonder then that they become irritable and nervous, have hot flushes,  faint and dizzy spells, become weak  and nervous, and everything in life  becomes  dark and gloomy.  Miiburn's Heart and Nerve Pills  are the very remedy that nervous,  tired-out, weary women need to restore them to the blessings of good  health.  Mrs." P. H. Ryan, Sand Point, N.S.,  writes:���������"I have been a great sufferer  from nerve troubles. I was so weak  and nervous I could not sleep at night  and my appetite was very poor. I  could not walk across the floor without trembling. I had hot flushes and  fainting spells. When I was on my  second box of Miiburn's Heart and  Nerve Pills, I began to feel better and  kept on until I had used six boxes  when I felt like -% different person.  I am never without them in the house  and recommend them to all who suffer with their nerves."  Price 50c. a box at all dealers or  mailed direct on receipt of price by  The T. M.lburn Co. Limited, Toronto,  Ont.           *  Danish Union of Employers  Copenhagen has outstripped the  rest of Europe in forming a union  of employers to contend with strikes.  The transport workers who quit work  were informed by the employers'  union that if they did not return  within a stated time all employers  would boycott them.  dard vegetable preparations.  Audiences  in  Russian theatres  are  forbidden to atmlaud.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Air Mail Service in the U.S.  Air mail activities are five times  as great today as they were six  months ago, according to a report  issued by the Aerial Mail Service of  the U.S. post office department. The  great gain is due to the extension  of   the   service   by   the   inauguration  ���������__���������-!__������_-���������__-������������������mmmmmmmmmtmmT^mxmmxmm-  Mrs������Lihan laylor i  @!Is How Cuticura -  Healed ������  ������_i  "'Our baby -was two weeks old  terribly itchy,  and he  was fairly crazy rubbing   and   scratching  till the skin broke end  ijl-vbled.     He  could   not  7 y sleep, and did nothing  i \ but cry. His ������a,ce looked  as though he might be disfigured  "I thought I would give Cuticura  Scap and Ointment a trial. I found  the free sample? so good that I bought  snore and two cakes of Cuucura Soap  and a fifty cent box of Cuti-cura Ointment hesaled him." {Signed^ Mrs.  Lilian M. Taylor, Box 99, Brace-  bridge, Muakoka, Ont., Dec. ~0Z},%>;  Cuticura Soap to clejanse and pur-\  rlfy, Cuticura Ointment to soften*  and soothe and Cuticura Talcu***a tip  j powder and perfume are id-Nil -"or  [ dally toilet purposes,  i     For free auntrta each ot Cattenra Sean. Ointment aad Talcum address post-e^rd: "'Cotlentfa, I  Sept. A, Boston, U. 8. A."   Sold ������vory-wher������. g  i  Big Shipment of Herefords  One thousand head of Hereford  cattle, selected in the Calgary and  Edmonton stockyards. havc been  shipped to Edmund Thompson's  Kleskun ranch at Grande Prairie.  This is the largest shipment to the  north country known, the cattle occupying two" entire trains in transit.  Most of the shipment came from  Southern Alberta and is described as  including some of the best animals  which have left that region.  BABY'S OWN TABLETS  Mrs. A.  Bernard, La  Presentation,  Que.,  writes:  "I  have     used  Baby's  ������    . ,_   ,   _, . Own  Tablets  for my  babj',  and am  of  the new  York-Chicago   route,  an weU   satisfied   with   them.        I   hava  air line of 710 miles.   Today ths air recommended them to several of my  has  been   in   the   political  thought  of; toiler.    And it strengthens the    great  v-.mng away  from  olel ; mora*   ideal   of   duty,   without   which  >;*,<���������  people,  a  :  orf<ar;izatior..-;  c  U*     rr, .-. -.  ix-      ^T.n-V  '     .-.���������>���������'''��������� .-T.       ���������-���������---������������������  a'.i.'rns   of   the;   :  i :'.���������-<-     o;   a   ;-..-".  ���������.tx tor lue pu  thC   pOlilieMii   :  '.���������' ��������� <-'.  u  Crr  r"r:  forr  I;  thr  by ;  ::!-*-.  ;������t'  and av  -.-("A;/;  <������������������ r c ���������  o:  -lc:.  t  IjuSi-  't-  no  state can  endure.  mail service is operating 85 planes.  The main improvements installed in  the last few months are use of fireproof11" mail compartments carhureteSF  screens preventing backfire, and  compressed air fire extinguishers, operated automatically.  Why suffer from corns when they  can bc painlessly rooted out by using  Hollowajr-'s   Corn   Cure.  Nearly all   children   are   subject   to  r.t' worms, and many are born with them.  :.:.-'Spare them  suffering by using Moth-  ,,:'err   Graves'  Worm   Exterminator,  the  best  rnneely of  thc  kind  that can be  'in  liir   iit,;,'."  >.v ��������� t c   ���������'.r-.'r-i j  peippiss  hhi**.---*.   |rr������  Krnerrelly  U'jvr    ���������! r r;  i ;���������'-������������������;    I  .    ..1   , ..  lino  sitli  Ilia!  pf'Opll-  Belgium Expanding Industries  Further evidence of the Hclgian in-  i 'lur1:iial expansion is .shown in the  lot-nation of the Compngnie Trans-  allaufuiuc J'i*..-lge, official announcement of which has just been made.  p. ,..,,,;..,* \r ?-Winn n()0 fr.incR. With  a vi'-w to creating a steamship line  ' . f-.'-ii:!! America, the T.loyd Royal  l'.,i|.'i*   has   oreif-reel   its   first   steanicr  ���������rf        \'.i,'l\iV)      |.uii ...  Big Irrigation Scheme  Tt is estimated that thc cost of the  new irrigation project north of the  town, known as the Lethbridge Irrigation District, will bc between three  and four million dollars. The scheme  embraces  about  100,000  acres.  I was cured of terrible lumbago by  MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  REV. WM. BROWN.  I was cured of a bad case of earache by MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS.  S.   KAULBACK.  I was cured of sensitive  lungs by  MINARD'S LINIMENT.  MRS.   S.   MASTERS.  Petrified Forest  friends, who have also used them  with beneficial results." The Tablets  are a mild but thorough laxative*  which regulate the stomach and bowels" and'thus prove of benefit in cases  of indigestion, constipation, colic,  colds, etc. They are sold by medicine dealers, or by mail at 25 cents a  box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  Ranchers Purchase    Breeding Stock  Rancher* in the interior have purchased a great deal of new breeding  stock recently. One of the most  important importations was the introduction into the Otter Valley, by  a syndicate of ranchers, of a carload  of pure bred Polled Angus cittle, at  $400 per head*.  ������ m* U.-. ~* xi .*, *-*'v^.r'-i  iT ~i"*r ^zi'^jx's- i~Zj;j* "���������*��������� V������������������ tf [yt \{"w'Sr ������r:arw:bWv*&<  V  jT"nn���������        ~..  rx  JUL    i-cr-o. -v/jl  tr'r-..-x/-,��������� ,-.���������    IFVi jr-. 4-x.rrftvvvd-xir-\ir~t  \~J%mJr~. I-O-Vy       &���������*- -~VH~U."Z'X  "xx-r 'xyn tor  tile quick and ea&>y way io .satisfaction and better health is ia drink  ���������/���������������������������"j**.       ^i. ">������g        k-Haaj&jir jtmlm    ~m. m.mm. ��������������������� ��������� "< 000000  Xt^/Uf " -���������14U* .mm^ftSXtAmm. ^mmmmm'Slt^^m.M |||^^u|U|^^^   d|W]U|U-> **tKMM^    eUMM^I^ jMt-JtP*  ,JfL ^SmtmsJ-P     %A-mt~W *R������- ^-vaaJ^    -~0~  'i\s\a fdiirc cyrctxl hevam-ife  'v.eo d,-..-A ti-ir7-.-"������/;".r*f! .T. Tit'li"**.  Yr.s.W h-*p pU^-r.i'd with it*  i\tr-./*a:  V**j-y a'Otioinicai.  J. IM*i"<*y*' *** t������?t������&*\Jti  \\ m~-~UlM-m,&tmm  Ik/r'fcZr&f'M  VI  iMtTKMT (mM  0., .   ...���������*   y-4,.0  UlCC  sra^tisr. j*j  J ||        ������  X0j.*LX*^  \\  ���������-II   M  VLP?:P3  An Old Offender Caught  For ycars hc has caused endless  trouble, but when Putnam's Corn Extractor was applied, hc came out roots  and all. Any corn or wart cured in  twenty-four hours by "Putnam's Extractor,"  ?5c,  at  all  dealers.  Welcomes "New Poor"  Invited    to    Canada    By    Ontario's  A ge*nt -O^o^rr".!  I     Will   Canada  become   the  home  of  J the :;c railed "iu-'.v poor" of Kn^b-id?  There arc a great many of these pco-  ���������ilc in tlie. British Isles now, aud many  nf th'*in arc fnuling it a real problem  V.   in-il-c   thr*,;.-   I".'nnif   ip.*''*!   I lie"   ri'-i'i^  e-osls  of  living.  The   "new  pewi*"  is a  term   that is  people on a fi::cd in-  ,    '  ��������� > -        .. J     ', 1. v..     . v ...     u. . w    t   i ,    .,  ii" "in.-      from      i lib-"-nt r<!  Tmlay  their incomes are thc  they  wen- in  19M, but ccon-  lhe\*   111:1 v.   lhrv   tinel   it   elilTi-  live.     I'., i|.. Gen.   \\.   Manlcy  I >.S.< >.,   A".*ut Cerinal   for   Un-  i'i   l'.ii-:l;'eii.l, ha-j wiitteu to "The  I    1  ir.,!   .,       i ��������� ��������� ��������� -. ���������   I . 1 1 1 ���������    1 ni I    ihr    11. I'.'.ibl] 11 li*'.  in ' .11..'ei!.** (mi   pe-iipir i,[ this e*!;o,-., tinel  new-  fill'l' applie-e!  11 n.l-i.,!.  wealth,  same n:;  eiuii/r   :e-  . .ill   (.1  ; ������������������ i 111 -  t.n io  'I i.-,..  Fallen   Tree   Monarchs.   Millions   of  of Years  Old, Turned  To Rocks  Within thc stretch of Arizona's desert lies sixty square miles of petrified forest. There lie preserved for  all lime petrified tree monarchs, millions of years old, turned to rocks.  Mammoth trunks, .sometimes five feet  in diameter and fifty feet in length,  or cracked smoothly into blocks, arc  transformed into everlasting- stone,  beautiful in quality and coloring ���������  quartz, agate, chalcedony, jasper and  exquisite opal, infinite in the variety  of delicate   tint and  rich  shading.  The method of petrification, by  which the giant trees became rock,  wan onc of thc stranue alchemics of  nature. Frobably the wash of water  from hot mineral springs rich in silica was thc cause. The chemical, pci-  DH-atinr** the tissues of the plant, ncte-d  as a hardening agent, preserving the  original structure and detail of the  tree with astonishing perfection of  detail.  I Minard'M   Llnime*-nt   Cm-en   Dintberi-.i  ���������Ls row tit  or Elevator Company  The      Saskatchewan     Co-operative  Elevator Company show a net profit  r     *.r.  .   r-rnn   * ., . . . .  ui    v * -r-j,.������ j j. l X.    .ll    tiiC    1'iiiu    ejj    eiec  ������������������tieial  e-Oliip:,  valor:;  yr.-rs  At  em-  liir  3'r:ir.     Within   nln  ny   hr*-:   e*:p;**t*<1 .-el   fr. .in    APi  with  L'.SHO sbareheildcrs  to .116  - -.   r. t  ^  I  .1   1   K    II  I  I,  11 111'      I |  \ n.jpsd^xxt^mi���������'llt^Lt.Af^ldi^mitvlm.^ti.dixlixJ x ..  W.      N.      U.      1WJV  'flier  volnnir   of  grain   li'mill-vl   by   t!ir[  t::v:i:e<-'j'   e-oinpany      in   the   !;:*-.���������   yr;;r'  was   .?l,B*U,!JS6   bushels,   the   elevator  :il   l"-.lliti   hi)lelini/   the   rreoril   fe>r   (he  l.e;;*.i>ti    Willi   .'.Jii^aO   l)HMie:lu.  Fains About  tlie Heart  ^ >IY    derangement  of   tho  heart's action is alarming.  Frequently   paina   about   tho  heart aro caused by tho forma-  ���������(���������Jo>*������   t,{'  ������������om   nvi<':ir������'rv  -fi"oiy>   if������/ll..  V<* \dt mm *-J, ��������� ^^ fc-.* ...mm   -  '- -*���������*._��������� ���������     -*-���������-     -���������* -��������� r   ������   ^mr~  gefltion.  Relief from this condition ia  obtnincd by tho tiso of "Or.  Chaso'a Kidney-Liver Pilla.  Chronic   Indigestion   results  utipatlon   of   tho   bowly   te.tid  inactivo Icldnoyo.  BbCnUMtt Dr. CIimmo'* Klelncy-Llvat  J'jlia muuni) linmw ui*r,iiiiii m ut.i.t>iij  tht*y thrtrouiyhly cure* InellrrcNtlon nnd  rtvi-rnn-"r\*i ttie* mnnv nnnovlnc nvinp-  tOlIlM,  ������*dvs t'tmimiti'iiimmimii ..������iii������\iwi*������������*<i*w<'!*iT'4*B,i***'<'-t"i  tTt. 'YZ-1lZjL7������^A ^tl^lil^ii^ii,9^pXxl'Z~^^i  s~~\ M t~Jr- tummt m -~~~ t* '"���������<������ j-r-.n*.' ->���������������  ^.M W-t~y^S -..tr. ~������"J-t������&m^dA  %t4tif0iry>&iaNi!0M������niX0^^  I IIHIII ilimiKil.Irl''fclilHil  mmm  &.-iM<;i~������tiim  mmsx-m%  .M4������lXF**^fl1&m0}mm0MGm~9  isi~d-A-ll-l^l~m-t'*IX-UmS^la4mm\- i vvr-*.  T7TO-: - ranrrsw; r ��������� >gfii:sTOi^  s^?'^i:;;JSS5|  ���������.'-'-''!vf-'*~-''*',:,i*?i'**|  *u.  if* Xrxrx~        D������a������U       ������.-.  *H a  Si  o-  Toronto. ��������� Unanimously endorsing  the election of Mr. Drury and his  colleagues in the provincial cabinet as  government representatives of the  farmers in this province, the session  of the U.F.O., held in Masscy hall in  connection with the annual convention, was onc of the most enthusiastic meetings ever held in that commodious building.  A formal resolution to this effect  was carried without a moment's hesitation, and when Premier Drury arose  to express his thanks for this he was  >������vr,eeted     with     exceedingly     hearty  '���������* Vi thank you most sincerely," he  itaid "for your expression of confidence in myself and my colleagues.  It is with a feeling of great humality  as well as with recognition of the  honor you have conferred upon me  and the men behind me, that I accept  SfliiSSSilAlt    wvit*, -TiC-tnira   ifi  f&tSSiiSfllSlWtliS  Bj&iX.%*&iVIUJi    SIB  Picatiany Arsenal, NJ.  Wire    Communication   Was Broken,  Preventing News Being  Obtained  Dover-, N.J.���������An explosion of ammunition at Picatinny Arsenal occurred Wednesday midnight.  Government officials phoned to Dover to send available fire apparatus,  and a few minutes later wire communication with the arsenal was cut off.  It could not be ascertained if there  was loss of life. Thc fire could bc  seen for several miles.  At 1.15 a.m. shells were exploding  at intervals in the burning arsenal.  Several hundred have been employed  there, which has maintained operation  Mgiancl and trance  Lieut.-Col.   Cherry   Reaches   Ottawa  With $35,000,000 as Canada's  Share  Ottawa.���������The Ottawa Journal says:  "A real Christmas handclasp for  soldiers has arrived in Ottawa. He  is Lieut.-Col. Cherry, of the pay and  audit branch of the department of  militia and defence, and he has  brought back with him from England  the sum of $35,000,000, Canada's  share of the profits of the canteen  forces. As all of the money received  by these canteens came from the  pockets of the soldiers in England  and France, it. is regarded as proper  that thc money should go back to the  SSb    Sx* -S^r ���������gsao -vam M������ i���������        SS.     ^SS^==mm.^m  ���������  JL^fW^-s*-**  *G-T  "A suggestion that the money  should be turned over to and be administered by the patriotic fund does  not find favor among the few soldiers  tin Ottawa who have knowledge of  it. Thcy point out that the soldiers'  money should be distributed by soldiers."  Want Limitation of  Newsprint in IL S.  Bill Would Restrict Papers to Using  Same Quantity as Last  Year  Washington.���������A new plan for restricting use of print paper was proposed in a bill introduced bv Reore-   , ,   , .  A ,.       tt    i     r>       ur       " v    ~       I foreign   demand  for   all   products,   it  sentative   Hoch,   Republican,  Kansas.   .        6   , ^ ^_  rr-*     tt    i  fit ii       0'- x   n 's hopeless for some time to  expect  The Hoch bill would restrict all news- *..  ,     . *  I     Winnipeg.���������There    is no hope for  l relief from the present high prices for  some  time  to  come,  according   to  a  statement issued by  members of th������  board of commerce.  There will be no relief, the commissioners declare, until international trade conditions return, io  normal.  "With the high prices of wheat and  mill    feeds, and the creating of    ths  since  the    signing    of the armistice,  your reaffirmation of the action of the! manufacturing powder. Nothing is as  members c*cc  ted to the political committee in selecting me as leader. I  assure you I shall honestly and fearlessly and humbly endeavor to realize  your expectations of myself and of  the cabinet."  In the course of his address the  premier put this question: "Shall we  give class legislation or shall we  not?"    "No,"    in  yet known as to any casualties.  c  urrency and Exchange  Austen    Chamberlain   Says   Nations  Must Solve Problem of .  Currencies  London.  ��������� Austen     Chamberlain,  thunderous    tones, | Chancellor of the  Exchequer, in  thc  papers     and periodicals     from using  more paper in the first six months of  1920 than was used in the first half  of 1919.    The restriction  would take  ... , ,. , j the board charges.    It is pointed out  into    consideration    circulation    and  , ,,,,.,.  any  relief    from    present price conditions," the commissioners assert.  Present conditions "have been seized upon by some dealers'^ to profiteer.  Artful Bank Robbery  Assembled' Staff of Bank in a Room  and Locked the Door  Aix La Chappelle.���������A French soldier wearing the uniform of a cap-  fain of the Belgian army called upon  the German chief of police here and  demanded that he loan him three German policemen to search a local bank.  His request was complied with, and  thc soldier  posted one  policeman  at  new publications.  Under the Hoch bill no publisher  would be given second ciass mailing  privileges without filing a pledge to  observe the limitation, and violators  would suffer the penalty of paying  ! third class postage rates.  Art Treasures for Security  however, that all high prices are not  the result of profiteering. Many art-  due to natural increases forced by  conditions growing out of the war.  That export trade is being fostered  to the benefit of manufacturers and  producers at the expense of the consumer, is another allegation.  Royai Family Sees Film  * 4XXX  X\~-XX  -nix. a* A    +1i  xt xmx\d.\js      *-~~  was the reply. "I knew that answer! course of a debate in the House of ^e outside door of the bank. ^ He  would come," said Mr. Drury. "You j Commons on the question of curare farmers, but first of all you are rency and exchange, expressed the  citizens and you want no class legis- - opinion that the problems could be  lation. You want us to give to~this solved by international effort, in  province government of the people,  by the people, for the people."  Three sessions were held and     all  three were largely attended.  are  Hoover Says Immediate Help Must  Be Sent Central Europe  Washington. ��������� Starvation faces  from fifteen to twenty million persons in Central Europe.outside Germany unless some means ean be discovered for their assistance, Herbert  Hoover, former food administrator,  said in a formal statement. Unless  relief is quickly furnished, the predicted a break down of stable government in thc countries affected and  creation of another cesspool like Russia.  To meet thc situation, Mr. Hoover  proposed that thc "great   surplus  which the largest share of the work  necessarily must be borne by nations  possessing the largest means, not  those who were in the war from the  first day to the end, but the United  States and neutrals, who suffered  much less than the belligerents.  The Chancellor said that those  members of parliament who suggested ��������� that. he should lecture or coerce  the finance ministers of foreign countries, failed to appreciate the delicacy  of the problem, and he believed such  a course would promote the desired  settlement.  of the bank  and the manager in a room, the door  of which he locked. After this he  ordered the two other police to stand  watch over the prisoners, and they  were  also   put   under   lock   and   key  Allies Take Fine Works as Security  For  Loan  Paris.-���������The art treasures of Austria, like the famous Mona Lisa and  other paintings and sculptures  brought to France by Napoleon, will  be taken as security by the Allies in  exchange for food and coal, which  are to bc sent at once to the famished republic. It lias decided to send,  an   inter-allied   commission,   compos-1  It Prince's Tour  Albert   Hall    Was    Crowded   When  Motion Pictures Were  Shown  London.���������The Albert Hall ���������??������*  crowded when the King and Queen  and Princess Mary and the younger  princes attended a display given by  the Canadian Pacific Railway on behalf of the London hospitals of films  -|-f L .. V. ..- i- I  LIZLLL   .\J1       LLLL.       1>U1IUV1I      XXLJZi tJILCLtxt     X4X      XI.A.tX*  The soldier then entered the vault of  *=<*  of  art experts,  to  value  tiie   fae,                  ��������� ^  pfmce of  Wa,es, Can.  the bank,     coolly took    one million   w������rks of art in the Vienna museums , ^.^  and art galleries, although authorities     ' ' * ���������      *      _,    ,               ... ,.,,  i-i     ta-   rjr      tr        r ������.,     T                            Sir George Perley presided, and rh-s  like M.  Kocchhn, of the Louvre mu-           ,          &              ���������      ,     _,    ' .  .               ,     j ���������.,     i-        i   j i  iroyai party     remained     dunng the  seum, who is to head the French del-1     J                                                     ������  egation,  believe it will  be. practically  impossible to value some of the psint-  one million  marks, and walked away from the  building. The policeman stationed as  a sentry at the door became suspicious and shadowed the supposed ofrl-  Massacre Report Denied  cer   and   watched   him   enter   a   cafe,  from which he emerged a few minutes. in������s, because they are priceless.  later dressed as a civilian.  Express Company Fined  Report  Bolsheviki  Was    Obviously  Propaganda  London.���������Official  denial  of the  report circulated by thc Russian     Bol-  Leave to Appeal Is Granted in Case  of    Consigning    Champagne  Thr ugh Ottawa  Ottawa.���������Judgment was rendered  in police court by Magistrate Ask-  with    in    the    case of the Canadian  German Ship Ab'aze  Frequency of Fires Leads tc Arrest  of Aliens  London.���������Another vessel was added to the list of former German ships  mysteriously afire while lying at the  Thames docks, when the Boonah, under charter of the Australian govern-  corporation bc sold on credit to Finland, Poland, Austria and other nations of Central  Europe.  The grain corporation, he said,  could extend thc credits out of the  capital already proposed without a  call for special appropriations by  congressmen.  cd   with   transporting   a   quantity   of  r.f'A~     -i ��������� .i   x i     ..-1    r>     ������������������      i -.a r, i liquor   from   Montreal   to   Ottawa   in  or, shcvikt that hostile Persians had mas-     H"u ... , .,  1 i contravention of the ordcr-in-council  men at Meshed, Persia, was made "by I Passcd Fcb���������7 24, 1919.    The com-  thc War  Office.    The announcement, P5"!*   ���������s  fincd  $202'  but  ]���������r   was  granted   at   the   request     of   Messrs.  _ - . . . . ment and loadco with a general cargo,  Express Company, which was charg-      ,    ,  ,   , .,        ,r ,  1 scheduled     to  sail,     discovered   two  greater part of the show, The audience maintained a running nre of enthusiasm as the incidents in every  town visited by the Prince came into  view.  Railway Schedule Will Stand  wheat  and  flour."   held  by   thc   grain   sacred   thc  British   garrison   of   1,300  D'Aniransio Stili at Frame  Women Said to Be Imploring Him to  Remain in the City  Trieste,���������The withdrawal from Fiume of Gabriele D'Annunzio and his  troops, which was set for December  16, did not take place, thc women of  thc town having implored him to retain his  garrison there.  D'Annunzio announces that he will  not leave Iriuinc until a plebiscite  approves his departure.  A" group of women in Fiume has  organized a demonstration against his  withdrawal.  stated that this report had been repeated to the War Office without  comment by thc officer commanding  at Meshed three days after thc alleged destruction of himself and his  command.  It is declared by officials here that  thc report was obviously Bolshcviki  propaganda intended to stir up trouble in   thc cast, particularly  in  India.  Pringle and Guthrie, counsel for thc  defence, for a stated case to bc taken  to thc Appeal Court. In lhc meantime, thc liquor shipment, comprising  35 cases of champagne, which was  billed to thc Country club, must remain in possession of the police. The  court refused a re-quest fathered by  thc defence for thc liquor to be handed over to thc defen ku.t company for  reshipment to Boiviu-Wilson Company, Montreal, thc coi-signois.  Companies Decide tc Carry Out th*  Scheme of  Gurtsihneni Previously Announced  Montreal.���������It was stated by leaeiing  officials   of   the     Grand  Trunk     --n..  Canadian  Pacific Railways that there-  was  little  present  indication   ot     any  holds  blazing   while  waiting   at     thc j change with regard to the cm tailmcnt  Royal Albert docks. {of train service on those line* owing  The frequency of such blazes isjto the coal shortage*, eme to the bitu-  belicved to be connected with the! minous coal strike in the United  arrest of four men on the night of. States. With one or two minor ex  Dec. 13 on the landing, which was j ceptions, it was said, the curtailment  made public here. Thc quartette re-lplans would be carried out as already  sistcd arrest, but the men were ta-' announced. It is thercfoie apparent  ken into custody by dock police and  arc still being held.    All arc foreigners.  Handing Over the Spoils  Huns'   Big   Effort   to   Comply   With  Cond.tions of Peace  London.���������Winston Spencer Churchill, Secretary for War, announced  in thc Housc of Commons that the  German?  had  handed  over to the al-  lies  5,000  guns, 25.000 machine  guns,' ��������������������� found a large quantity of  liquor  3.000   trench   mortars   and   1,700 '     *'"   ~ '"  Customs Officers Seize Steamer  Halifax, N.S.���������Thc Western Union  cable steamer Robert C. Lowcry,  which was raided after her arrival  from St. Pierre, Miq., by local temperance  officers     and  police  officers,  airplanes. Thcy bad still failed to dc-  li\er -12 locomotives anel 4,760 railway trucks. Thc secretary said that  tbe Germans had made a tremendous  d.(XrtfS    tr.   r*r,rt-ir.it,    .ireeK    tltn   rrttv r\ 11 \i-ttt q  Manitoba May See Election .in July  Winninr-f***���������Th:H    tii������>   ne>vi    nrovin-l  cial   general   election   would   be*   held   imposed upon   them.  probably  in July, hut  tint nn 'Ir-firthr* I    announcement   would   be  made   until i Release of U.S. Goods  after   thc   session   of   the   legislature, |     Washington.���������Great  Biituin  is  pre-  was the statement of Premier Norris. i pared now to release Aiue-rican-owiu'd  Th'- iie-w voters' list, hc me-ntionee",   pond*-; sr-h'cd durinp ���������he* war upon the  would  bc  practically  double   that  on   establishment of thcir American own-  which the hist election took place.  TT������,1C.������,  crship   at   thc   time   thc   goods   vverc  r.hippee",   the'   State     De-pnrtme-nt   w.is  in thc crew's quarters on thc stca  incr, was seized by thc customs deportment. Bonds will bc given for  her release pending decision by thc  department under its laws. No charge  will bc brought under thc Novn Se'o-  tia  Temperance  Act.  Policemen Aid Burglars  Evidence  Is   Obtained    Sufficient  to  Convict at  Least Six  Officers  New York.���������Evidence sufficient at  least to convict six policemen who  have aided burglars in five recent  robberies in Brooklyn and Manhattan of property valued at more than  $200,000 is in possession of District  Attorney Lewis, of Rrnoklyn, he ha--;  announced. Two policemen are already under arrest and the district  attorney declared that four other blue  coats belonged to a gang of burglars,  who not only perpetrated several dar-  that reductions in thc service announced by the two railways will continue until luithcr notice, and certainly until the coal condition bnprov**?*.  It will depend on two factors, winto  operating conditions and the ord'.n  ary cord  supply.  It will not interfere immediately  with holiday traffic, as many of the  changes will not go into effect until  after thc New Year.  Future Aviation  Airship Service Between U. B. and  England Coming  London.���������A weekly aiiiihip xcrvi-'C  to America is contemplated hy a  combination of aviation firms, which  arc credited with  the intention  of ac  quiring  the frunoub  R-3\ ami }iCi   sis  ing burglaries, but invaded thc whole-! ter ship,  thc   R-33.    These  arc beina  sale clouting tiistrict and cancel away j altered  io meet passenger and car*.;''  truckloads of wearing apparel. requirements.  London.-���������������������������The !9.1rd rmniversriry e>f  Wolfe's birthday will be celebrated  January 2 at Wcsterrhani, Kent, his  birthplace,   by   the   usual   dinner.  Sir   Gceirgc   Perley,   Canadian   high  commissioner, ha.*; accepted au iuvitu-i saaiisiactory.  tion. jUicr bulletin  Paris.���������A  bulletin  on   Premier Clc-  Saskatchcwan Grain All Threchrtl  Rcgina, Sask.���������As (i result of thc  extrcmcly early winter weather, it  was feared by the provincial department ol agriculture that considerable  quantities of grain might have remained tmthrcshed in Saskatchewan.  Information has been gathered from  all dintiict<i that show that practically  all grain hat; been  threshed, with the  Immediate Help Jos; Austrians St. Catharines  Schools Cl^flrd  Taris.���������After further consideration] St. Catharines.���������Clo'-ing of all {!.���������;  of Austria's requirements for thc re-.public and private schools of thr cit>  lief of her distressm*? food ronelt- h:is been orelrree! throiit-'h thr rirv  tions, the supreme council decideel board of health because of the pre--,-  that it wouhl bc necessary te> furni-di j encc of t.ix cases of smallpox in tl.������  relief to the amount  of $70,000,000 nt I city.     The  board   nlso  asl-eel   the   ei*v  meiiccan's condition issued by doctors] ^ceptirm   e>f  some  flax   and  a  quan-  Tuffier and   Laubrcy  reads: I tily of w,lCat m lhc district north of  "The  premier'Si condition     is    very   ���������"'���������iSKatoeHi  There will   bc    no fur-  W.      N.     U     1295  ,-~ ;i .  to force.  $8,500,000 monthly.  Uelicf   was  expressed by   the  Au*  Irian   delegation   that   the   total   anm Won't  Remain Neutral  r.4.4* m.-rrxr..    ...r... i.i     ~. 1.        ������*' ILi* i\i*4\ itn/x   I        r* ��������� -..*.        -fi  . t������_i_:..  ..-.-.. -...j        .. xr.....      . ...xx... *p.r.wrwtvr\sir,\SVJW,| .0 ��������� x. ..^x. , ~. *���������������.. fc>v.i|������.a.ll |/U������*-|eV'  which is the nnmum Chance ilor Ren-, ment will  relime absolutely to  return  ncr  UJRCU   thc  COUncli   Ice  Kun   to  Alia- 1 sla lio   etialc   oi   uruii amy,  aCCOl Ullli;   I������  tliu. Julie   iiiucpcuucutc   jucigw.  ���������iminam  ^ttsu  '^JtffihziW^^ *ilU^&m<~L*r*U~i*i>  ���������w ^mtm^ ^4tsmtm^nmuttm(ttm>s mt*mj^it^v*'riv vi --a. ijtt ���������m~j*>* v *i*--tT#'*'''%-ft^  4* ^-teif-M--* imtym luepnj %^*t������i*iiJe*eWrai^i������*W>e  ^^^^'^ii^il^'ile^^^  "ur-f-w j-iWii  r-ttf-iXil M|t*nVW(i*>t,ui u  '^i**iiTaWifir',rift'rVm  mmwm  mmP^mmmmm  ������������������'���������������������������������������������iirWijr'W*^^ IHE CRESTON REVIEW7~ctor *ld th? gang p!������^ CT  along. There is no need for the  Government to experiment with  these flats, the possibilities can be  determined beforehand in fairly definite terms, while the work itself  may be, according to the plans of  the engineer, carried out in progressive stages till in the end even  you Mr. Editor will admit that it  was worth while. It is just ..as  Editor Kootenaian: Attention legitimate and no more socialistic  lias .been   drawn   to  a   short  but ] that the reclamation and develop-  Isuued every Friday at Creston, B.C*  Subscription : $2 a year in advance;  S2'30 to U.S. points.  C. F. Hayes, Editor and Owner*  I'RESTON, B.C., FRIDAY,  JAN.   9  '-flMMS' GKJSSSON  BEVEBW  valley in quantity and quality'of  its farm produce per acre leads  Canada.    Now, Hayes, do be good.  mS   a  s" st-moS  sweet editorial in your issue of Oct.  2nd last a synopsis of which is as  follows: %' .  "Two hut dred years hence  wil  be time  enough  for  the  Heelam-1  ation of Kootenay Flats.  *'It is doubtful if they can be reclaimed. Men who know say they  can not.  "There are several million acres  oi' good agricultural land waiting  for settlers now owned by the  Government.  "There is no. need for the Government to experiment with these flats  or the "flats" who are advocating  the experiment."  ���������hlna  XjXXXs  ment, of these lands should be  sponsored by our Gouernments  than that railroad development,  smelters and other projects should  be encouraged by cash subsidies,  laud grants and bond guarantees  as has been done heretofore in  this Province and throughout the  Dominion. Yours faithfully,  Guy Constable.  Creston, feC, Dec. 22, 1919.  ttepij-ing to these statements in  ord er   en xx z  state���������  If you are satisfied with the development of the Kootenays at the  present time-and content to rest on  your oars the statement is admitted.  The   Kootenay Flats can be reclaimed, the: question is one of the  economics.    Men   who   know   say  they ���������can be economically reclaimed.  So far as the advocates of this project -know,.viiQ .qualified   engineer  possessed of reliable data has made  an adverse report, but on the contrary adsni is" the merit of the project . and   the    probable   economic  feasability when the final data shall  have been   ���������assembled.    If you are  in . possession of a report or reports  by competent engineers expressing  the opinion.;in fairly definite terms  to   the   contrary,   it is  your  duty  to produce j ..them.      There   is   no  room   in  Kootenay   for  any waste  effort, and    the   advocates   of   the  Kootenay Flats Reclamation   pro  jeet intend  to persue   their efforts  to a finality, whatever the eventual  solution   of   the   problem   may  be.  There are doubtless several millions  of acres of gejod   agricultural land  in    the    Province   owned    by    the  people, but ye>u wisely refrain from  stating   if   they   are   available   for  settlement  at the present time and  under what conditions. There is no  more fertile area on the America continent   than   the   Kootenay   Flats.  For that season and their situation  as a coii(innes area in  the heart of  this  rnounrainous and fairly popul-  The  Kootenaian's  come back to  the foregoing is after this fashion :  -^t^irrrvrr     CirvTVCtrTt X T������-r -m     'rx~     4~i0trxrxt-r-.-.\       vc*  \jAtJ.X        \->*-IXTL3X������X.XJXAAZI      X*X       Vx^X *ZK3tlt-4XX.      IO  after our scalp on the reclamation  of Kootenay fiats. Why doesn't  ated I wiah to "^r* Constable reclaim a few acres  just to prove whether or not the  darn project will hold water. We  are quite willing to wait a couple  of hundred years rather than advocate further tasation on an overburdened   people.    True  there are  F. P. Dennes of Spokane was a holiday -yisitor here with  his son, Dick.  W. D. Touhey is back at work again  after being off duty about a week, due  to illness.  Rev. J. S. Mahood held Christina**  seryice here on Sunday night, and  was   fayored   with   a   good   turnout  The McCabe bridge ciew returnen a  few days ago  and commenced  oper-1  ations   on  the   erection   of the   new.  turntable.    The   new   water   tank   is  also   well  along   toward   completion.  The sons of Mrs. Grundy were here  for the Christmas and New Year holidays.  Mayor Daly was a visitor at Nelson  and Kaslo a few days this week, and  during his absence city affairs were  looked alter by W. H. Morris.  Mrs. James Pelle, whose marriage  took place at Cranbrook .last month,  is here on a visit to her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Cher-bo.  Men's Fine Dress Shirts  All sizes, and good assortment of patterns. These  have Double-Wear Cuffs  which doubles the life of  the shirt.  Ladies' Fine Shoes  '"New line of Ladies' Fine  Shoes just arrived,  and at  that     we     cannot  duplicate.  t\i-i *r*<=������*5  -l i.rLi  : ���������.���������  vv nyj  4-1   UIIC  At Golden the Presbyterians have  had their Sunday service rations cut  to one per day���������in the evening. The  pastor now goes to Field for morning  worship.  CARDS OFTHANKS  co,(y  project is feasible. They should be  willing to prove it by a practical  test. The Nelson and Creston  Boards of trade, who advocate the  scheme, easily represent a million  dollars. Why not hire the en  gineer "who knows all about it,"  put him to work, and if be is: successful, pay him, if not, don't pay  him. There are engineers and en  gineers. Some of them have buili'  roads in B.C., others" have been  eHoing a meal ticket business while  building   at   and   spoiling   roads.  Mrs. A. L. Matthews and son, James  Cecil Moore, wish tn thank the neighbors and friends in Or'.-'stor! foi- nil  their kindness and sympathy in their  recent bereavement in the death of  their son and brother.  General Merchant  Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Matthews and  daughter, Bessie, wish to thank their  many kind friends in Nelson. .Crestoti  and Trail for all their kindness, sympathy anel floral offerings in their recent sad bereavement. [Nelson Daily  News and Trail News please copy.]  '  ,:l .  PROPERTY FOR SALE  ������5 a.cres kiiiMvu as Block C, part B,  Lot B. in Townsite of Creston. Apply  to owner, J. BARRIBAU, 816 Second  St. S.E., Medicine Hat, Alta.  This Is -Better  The Creston Review accuses The  Kootenaian os hoisting the thermometer a few degrees during the  recent cold snap, while the down  town business men accuse us of  lowering it. As a matter of fact  the office thermometer never got  below zero, although hanging outside all the time. It was cold  enough without a thermometer in  the printing emporium. The lowest registered on Front street was  2 below. The extreme cold was at  the higher levels, registering 14 at  the Index and 22 bellow at Sandon.  It was   five degrees colder   at the  CATTLE LOST  Seven steers, about 18 months old.  two of them red;', one red, with white  star on forehead;- one patchy roan;  one red and white; one black1 with few  white hairs on forehead; one-white  and blue . One heifer, black and  white, 18 months old. One red heifer,  about 2������ years old. All branded 05  on left rib, $5 per head reward to  parties furnishing information leading  to recovery. VICTOR, CARR, Creston.  KESFER LOST  Roan Sheuthorn heifer, abont 20  months old, branded P O on left shoulder. Anyone returning same or giving informotion leading to recovery  wiii be suitably rewarded. MRS. T.H.  SADLER, Wynndel.  We propose importing  Cement and Fertilizers  in Carload Lets  *^ - \  Xon can assist in securing these commodities  at tbe lowest possible prices by (placing your  orders at once.  .rastnn  LIMITED  ������������������>u* si-el idi  of the Province, a see- j school house   on   the  hill   thau on  Front street. However, Lhe people  of Kaslo sympathize with Creston,  in their unfortunate climate, but  they have one solace ir their mis  feu-tune���������the reclamation bug appears to thrive best in extremely  cold weather. *The winters may  he chilly, but in   summer  Creston  tion \v!ik*!i has been pmven over  .���������.-.(! ever .i^iiiti to have aelvantage's  to 1," found in few other portiems  nf tie--- Pr..vine.-, these*.: lands if ro-  iVi.-.ime-rl v.-on id be most suitable for  scUk-im-nt, and especially by sol  e 1 i������-rs. Th" nrt-:i of our land available- or suita'nie- for farming purposes, while- doubtless considerable,  is   not   se>   great   as   the   terms   in  which   we'   luive-  i-e.cn   ;ie:e:llMl emieei   in  in the  p.i'-it,  to spe-ak  of it.      Ff  the:  word   'vf  the  Minister of the  Intcr-  j - ��������� i ���������  isiiliy   -/iieiel   the  aill'illllt,  eif   huid'  iViunel   available- or suitable fe������r Sol-!  die-r    Se-t I li'ine-tit    is    r;tthe*r    disappointing.      11. is e.ur duty as f-it i/e*ns  .aie'!   lb.-  .,,iintry   should   insofar  as,  :'    ���������.*;   pe-v-'ibl''   in  th'-   evreiwlh   e,f our'  ] 'rov'l III'.'*.   e*l ieli*;i Ven*    l<;    1. .;|,ilin    .Wi<l  ���������ui.ike-   .iv.ul'thle*   for product ion  :itid  \H 11 >ii lie. i.ioi i      .������n,     i ���������. i,, .  COW  ESTRAY  Came t������> my ranch, red cow four or  five years old, medium short horns,  branded | | em right hip, slit in right  ear, white spot on forehead Owner  can have same on paying expenses.  John Arrowsmith, Creston.  HEIFER LOST  If you are needing  IB   il v-gpr m m.  Astray*���������Roan heifer about 2 years  old. braneled 05 on left ribs, hole in  left ear. Reward to party furnishing  infei-mation.    John Miller, Creston.  \n 11 >ii lie. i.ioi i     ,n i v     i,. I ,o       ni..     ' ��������� ��������� /  "e-oiiomi'-it I Iv   eli'uli    with.       Such   a' Ai  . i -* "VMrir.tr ������t������  lie''  il.l *-���������;  I   I  C -i oj.<ui/.-el      ,ili.l  :.!.���������   ''���������  V|e|e-e|  loll lie!    \ ' i  i 11111 -i * i i. . 11  -..,,.,   i   ,  ��������� I; 11111111 jj;  ��������� i;. i.' i ��������� *. .  c;l',e-   . il     t  i.i    i   .... .  i hue,.'   '���������!'  '   ..1   <-!e ., i ,.,  I        -III i 1.11, hie*  oil   would   i  I \       * , f     '* M I * * I I " * e       I  ,,.i'*.i     coul'l  |. Ml I il le-MM   (ill V*  i  .,.1  i o  hello  now is the time to buy  We have just  unloaded a car  oi' these at Creston  ���������HIT ���������Ja'Ug-!-l.-W..e. Ml -WUrCffiW  mmmmmmmW-^BiB3^SmKm}mm~mmW  M  City Lumber Company  LIMITED  _J  ���������mmM  ,r   ,    .1 I.e.  '���������n.i.V   I'  llll'll  11.���������(���������������������������( '  lit'  pi < >po  v.  ih.  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I'enni Sleighs  Sin^1������* :in<l l")oul>lo IfnrnoH.s mul Supf)lio.s  C.v. 1      y* ������������������ i-  .        ���������   I'     C'e.. ......1    II 1       1.1 .-..,.������ ......  miVCliU      i 1151, M       i;i      k.ii;WlllirJJ(UHi       ueiiiliunn  %  .-������������������-. ���������  ( U,:\\   :mk1   Wood   For  Snlc.  tmlJB Ch*  Im*   mm* ** \mmit444f tmJ  p     k&PSfSp  Al  llpi  I'r'e-'idft, Sal uniiiv, Jim.   to  Sir<l:tr Av<\  Or^atow   ������  4.>mtm-~L~mm~vm-~--&-m~^ & >  mimm1ti4itM4t4lmU4ftm0-mm$m������ '&Niitlit4MMWa4444iXt4mtotmm&mtm4&mHm4*    '^^^^^^  mmmmiismmamm . .Tfee Juu������5*!er company at Bowners  Ferry has recently a-cquired timber  area that gives them U3tO0O.<WO feefcj  of standing timber, and they propose  to run their mill night and day this  season.  rian0Tu!tiHg4ispilr!rig  j. A, r, jJUQMrTUjy  Qxalifodfimo Tm~sfijrp..y.'j,.-  Eight years experience.   Highest ref-  eren^es-     SUncie' feunins. *g.     Tws  tunings a year. $7.  J. K~  OHORLTON  TEACHER OP VIOUN -.  VIOLONOEU-O  \ mews of iwmm  X.  ._i? *. *+i -Xt*'.*.-**  The teachers' salary troubles at Pe������2  ticton have been amicably adjusted,  Xp future the lo*tve8t paid teacher will  pot receive. less than S&00 a year.  The-price of milk jumpe4 to 18 cenV  .a. quart at Green-yrood at the first of  the year.  ,���������. The . Courier  claims that   plowing  was quite general in the Cranbrook;-  section on December 27th.  ���������10 -r^rr-rr   -  The Peeking New Serial  ?���������--.������- ..  ft* .���������-.    TXdvA*..���������  AAXatliCbfftKiA *MtxvAft&A c  T|*v?-5;tr|} ,3&aSr cltQvpu  Terms on application.  Highest -ci^^itipn guaranteed.  vuvwaui  'K  See our complete  Flashlight line.  You cannot beat our  prices in any city.  Just the thing for a  Christmas  gift.  '*, .X  Oreston Ante & Supply  ������m *~* Sti.VF.tvij tnmiiigvi ^  Proyincial police Jn the KeDOtenaysB!  are reported to have secured a raise,  in pay, starting ff^sn Deeesnfesr I  -Trail had a green Christmas.  first one in the city's history acco-rd-  ing to the oldest of the old timeet?.  118 new telephones were installee^fjn  Nelson during 1919, and this in sjj-fre  of "quite a generous  raise in   phone-  vntx ehoo ���������  Xzmm^rxx. ...  A co-opera,tivp store has been opened at Penticton. $00 town and country citizens are shareholders in the  concern. r ,  The McDonald jam factory at T^el-  son is to be/enhuged again this year  ���������the new addition to handle evappr-  ate'd fruits.  It is estimated that the smelter at  Trail turned out almost $8,000^000  worth of *������in-br������U wyoduct in the year  just closed. ,  &     1 ��������� J3 ~e   .1 tTm.X~-\x* r. .rx.~   CnlnmliD  is to be inagurated  at, Vernon   this  ipOsitu..,  lAttrlir   .trv    rtitrntxt.  ������e?a*L.jr ... tj.^.xv.  42*-,, > JiieaubeioJiip  ���������������*  19  ^..DuciOjg 191.9thecr;ean.i.ejry at Vernon  manufactured 47,607 pounds of butf*!*  fat, MP,d..distributing $23,804 amongst  the cattle owners. &  At Kaslo the telephone service is  now good between 6 a.m. and 12 pud-  oifeht,, with..van emergency service  from midnight till 6 a.m.  Ben Hoy. the ..wellknown Okanagan  provincial horticulturist, has resigned  x,or,.-!j^ie.'' wmtser  ���������[serial picturs1/iThe. Jrpn Te~pr''. what J8;  described   as  Vitagraph's latent and  -greatest photoplay  serial."   Anton-io"  ^Moreno and Carol Holloway are* tbe1  featured stars of this newest thriller,  ���������which is from ithe pens of..Albert JS.i  gmitb .and ; Cyrus Towosend Jjira-dy.,  JRlrtilj9ni,ithA. is* t}i<e  president; of vthe  Vitagraph ComRany and J>r. Bjsady Is  one of the foremost fiction writers of1  America.    "...,..,. .'.*.,���������  Miinager Rodgers announces tjn*t  '���������The Iron. Test" will start at the;  Peekin Theatre on Saturday, 10th,  and that he will run one episode each  week- on Saturday for fifteen wpeks.  Mr. Rodgers says that he has Sc>e������ the^  major portion .of "The Ir.on,T.es.t" and  he belipyes it. to be th.e juost -thriHing  story e,of romance and adventure  which he, has seen on the scre.ien... To  begin with, the story has for its bac.k-  ground a circus und the big mountains ������>? the West, which assures plen-  t-v of Het.inn anil fine nrm-hrM������������<a*nHY.s  Some of tlie thrills noted by Mr.  Bodpers he relates as follows:  : In the first episode Antonio Moreno  leaps ihrough .a biasing hoop to a flying trapeze, and in doing so his clothes  a.re,set afire. He falls to the ground  in flames.  ... :-ln the third episode Mr. Moreno  and Miss HolUjjway, performing on  the high trapeze are plunged down-  Ward from the..,top. of the '-big top"  when .a knife inseried by the villian  cuts I he trapeze rope.  Later on CfHrcJ Holloway is attacked by a raging-lion.-  Still further Mr. Moreno has a battle  the   management of a  i'1 nod-air while he is driving an air-  fruit farm at Naramatta. plane.    He loses  control ������f  the  mar |  .���������    : . . .....     , : '',! chine  and leaps from a great height  At Vernon a drive will.be launched i .nfcothe sea  about the middie of the mouth to^e-r  to take over-  cure flO.OQO foradditions and improve*  ments to the city's hospital.  At Kaslo the Methodist ladies*.aid  staked the town t-o 8517? to cover half  the.cost of tl^e new sidewalk recently  laid leading up to the church.  The C.P.B. has just put on a nig-ht  agent at its station at Grand Forks.  The convenience is very much appreciated by the trryelling public.  fs  there sCtty  m  House ?  This is the first ques-1  tion that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry ?  Shamrock Brand  Mams and Macon  Finest  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Mvzat  Bologna, &c.  are always to bo haetl  here. In meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock*  products.  We haye a few boxes of  3wp Oranges (re-packed)  which we are offering at  the following prices:  PER BOX  75c. and $1.00;  PER DOZEN  20c. and 25c.  BiitlsrfisEd k Son  Wynndel  . Again Carol Hollows"*; risks her life  to save Moreno from being crushed by  a train.    Further on she performs one  of the  most- weinderful   riding feats  ever seen, when racing along a peril-  pus precjpiqus inquntain trail she wits  the ropes  binding JWoreno  to a  wild  horse   .ujid.   snye-?   .hi?*!   frons���������:* b-^ini*  plunge.d .1,9 destruction .o.vejivfthe! cliff.  -'These ^u*e- oniy- a few -ai the thrillers  I remember." sftiid. Mr. Rodgers. ������*but  thegy.^re.:; fairjainple.of^the ,hazard-  ous stunts which Mr. Moreno and -Miss  Holloway   pei-feirni   in the course' of  the serial.    The things' happen jso fast  that looking.,at several episodes in a  bunch, it is almost iiupetssible to keep,  track ������������f thein all;   The. serial  has a  ������ircus  beckgroiind, but the  action_ is  faster than any. three-ring circus that  ey.e.r   tested .the ..eyesight   and .neck  nniseles . of   an   a;udien������,.e   trying   tow-itch  a!!  three rings   at   once-���������and  you know, that is w,hat,we all try to  do.when we go to a..three*-ring circus."  BV/ .������ AS-  'J&  7i  x^m&.gTMMi.  w r  a av   .  am a nrmi  tt~  m  " k^t&tix&'/S/M Jm/s/s  JL    -df8~>BB~r~d~'-r������  fflvece-Vme-i - UndMWWt  Meti und Hn������s  **m'V1~**:  Men's Shirts and Drawers  $1.50  Boy's Shirts and Drawers, aii sizes  90c.  Pemn���������$m's Hose  |p  Qa^hmere, i-isles, Silkj  Cotton  |i,ifl4 Aii Wyoi, bought *% year  but    only    arrived    this  Marked verv low.  .-"������������������*-*���������... ....  UiVSSTEB  DSPARTMBNT OF LANDS  -6-  Ueatloii im Brazing fgrmits for th������  Applications for. permits to graze  livestock on the Crown range within  eacb-^gija^ing^district-of the Province  of British Columbia must be tiled with  the District Foreslers at Cranbroeik.  Fort (Jeorge. Kainloe>ps,NelsciiK Prince  Riip'ert," 'Vancciuvet-, and Vernon, or  with the ..Commissioner -if Ot-az'uig,  Parliament Buildings, Victoria. B.C.,  on or before February 2������th, 1920.  Blank forius upou which to subiiiit  applications may be obtained from the  District'Foresters at the ahe-v-e-ii.-imed  plaqes or -from tbe Depart men;, of  .Lands at Victoria, B.C.  tt. K. NADEN.  ���������.������������������;.���������..<��������� Deputy Minister-nt' Lands.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, B.C.. Dee-. 2-?. Witt*.  laissl ^d -^gimi  ftret-class   laa������J  Beconel-cIasB to  to   am  JL~~9~L~-.~- V M*-     JUf JL      XVJL0L SlJLJ-^  Regular saving will soon show a handsome balance in the depositor's account.  It may be difficult for you to come to the  ullusl. always when you v/ant to deposit.  Send in deposits by mail^���������they will be as  carefully handled as though you haiided  them over the counter. 77A  m^mtr~a      rnvrnm-mmmtm   M-~X- Mttm-Wm-m rmmrnm-m  Ut1   ^UMMtJX^tL  mm^^^-^-r^mfvm W ,w  w  ���������TMI.U'-UI-' U\KI I MIL.  RESERVE FUND  *-���������*���������*.���������*-  *,s (������������������.*-**{  * *v *)  BuAi-icn,  515Mi).-iii>  $15,000.00^  C. G. Bcnucu, Manager.  Featuring  Antonio Moreno  and  r*������Ai   lUI<r>W W *A*������������FiW  s������^*a# mt m'sm ^mm* m*t     -#-* etc* '***' -hU^ <Uo* mh^  W ~> ~~ *-% m  is VITAGRAPH'S  'Ke-wcst A^t^ni^it-nl and it -CeDn-  ���������ains HUNDREDS  OF TtlRUXS  vM Atartliitg as this actual scana���������the  /t-earlcta hero and heroin������ leaping io  then branche* of an ov������rhanginpr trcto a*  .Wm   \\.*\***\m...i0 tr-wte-k   ������*ue*nr������l������l*������fl   A-.4tttx .Wm ���������rll-vei-lrt'  precipice. ^  f#>!f ���������y^eii^'ae ii^fxM4ji4t~iiifwtua4������4������  f-ri ** A.lj   ti     I tl. 'Wooli-    ���������������������.*  n>i������iii������.iiiiii a, mmm ���������,,mmf  4m4 0xiwmmmm0t.i.00i0nittf  ���������>-HWW(r>  .. - ml- *04���������.. X, I^jx~xu0m0ijxt^i^,  ,   |H     ^l%T^C.       V^J^0l^m.~ .l|,.ll;l|  ". 0L\,r mm Tmd   ' .mi'..  . imd  **t   i\*i*  PiicVni    1  i Ii.Mi'l^l'iKie  Mtnimuni   price   of  reduced to $5 an acre;  $250-an acre.       :i -.....-  Pre-emption   now   confined  veyeff lands only.     ".'*'"'  Records will be grrarited eoveririit ���������nnl.v  land suitable for agricultural purpose-  and which ia? iion-tihiber land. -    r  Partnership pre-eraptioi^s aboliaheji.  but parties of not more than four may  a,r,r?.r'Se for adjaceii,t:. pre-,-ijnptions  with joiiit re&iueiice, ��������� but sach makiEj;  ���������neecesjsary improvements,.011 re,s������������ecltv������*  claims. -    ' ���������' Q-~ . "*"-  Pre-emptors mm������i- occupy eiaiiUH fvr  five years and make improvements t������-  value.of $10 per acre.-^ncludiTiK clearing and cultivation of ai least ~ acre������  before, receiving CTQwn Grant..  where pre-emptor in occupation n������n  ���������ess-- thai; 3 .yeans. a:.d has ������n:>ile proportionate improvements, he may. because of ill-health, or other caut*e. be  granted intermediate eertifie.-att of lis  provement and transfer his claim.  liecords " without,  permanent    retsi  deuce  may   be Issued,  provided ;ippli-  S?nn  inak<JS intprovemeiiisf to extent ol  S300 per annum and reecord������ siuoe each ~  year.    Failure  to make improvementrH  or   record   .-;aine   will   operate   a.-->   for  tenure.     Title   cant:ot   be  .Jijiaii.c-j   m  less  than   5  years,  and  imprjve'nrtv. t-s  Of   $10.00   per   acre,   includi   p   j   .1. i*e*-  cieared  aid  cultivat������������d.  ad   resiei^ ������������������������,.  of at  least 2 year;- are reMUitd m. .  Pre-emptor holdirg Crown ,i*aiii  may record another pre-emptiq,.. ir ht-  require;} land in -conjunction with his  rarm. without, actual occupation, provided statutory improvements niad-r  and residence maintained, on crow <  granted land  Unsuryeyed areas,  not exceeding  ->\>  f^-fe*3-   ***ayi be   leased   aa   home-site--.,  title to be obtained after fuinilii**cr renl  aential and improvement conditionti.  For ffra-gjns and industrial purposa*  areas   exceeding   640   acrea   may   be  T1?:*. hy ol'������ Pe>"������0n or company.  Mill, factory or industrial aitea on  timber land not csccedin-������ <i0 ucre������*  may be purchased; conditions includ.  payment-of stumpagc.  Natural hay meaelowa inact-enaiblr  by existing roada mav ht* ������>u*^^-:^cU  candUloiitti upon construct Ion* of a" roiui  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost ol  road, riot exceeding half of purchaw**  price, ia made. '     ���������       ������*.���������*������ *-"���������*"������������������  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE      QRANT&  ACT.  iw.l^.S,'*4?,?6 of iMa -Art Ib enlarged ti  \\}~U.$i,*^\*Ve^.on.H l������\nln? u,,d -serving with His  MaJesty'B  Forces     The  time within which tho helm or devlbeftM  or a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for Utle under thtB Act is exteiielud  rrom for one year from thc death of  tiuch person, aa formerly, until one  year after the conclunion of the present  war. This privilege is also made re  tronetlve. ..  No fees relatlnc to pi-e-eniptlun. P.  due or payable by sotdifers on ..*-������-  emptionH recorded nfler'Ju'.'-to 2C. rl'iK  raxea are remitted for,five ycarw"  Provision for return ot moneys iiv  crueel. duo and been paid since Aujrii:.-  ���������1,  laH. on  account of payluents.  fees  or tnxeii on noldu-rs' p������'.*-������h������i.i|a..u  interest on  -nrreeiu-jntw to" pur, h������M,  t*������,Yfn.������rr-. cUy ,otH h*1" l,y -numlier*. or  Allied! I-ori-e-e, ������u dependents, ueeiuirc-ei  !������Lr������ci*  w  ���������*R������Vr'c.t'  ���������"���������muted   fron,   e,.-  Hutment to March 31, 1920."  ������tllr^.���������p>������l���������^/^MA���������n,"r���������r������������������,   r**-  r.-,,..,,.,.  1    X iximm    W'       ���������vvvd.tJ.T  m . LANDS.  ProvlKlon made for issuance nf  Crown Kr-niH to sub-purchasers of  Ctown Lands, ncqnlrliig right's freiin  purchaicrs   who   fallwl     to    <romi-J������L-  iniri-ieuMi,,   iiiv.ilvljss'   r,-,rf.,u,,r,.    ,,,,'f,,,  iiU'������������--nt v' vor-iliiions of piuvlnu.e-   in  terest fttnl Uexe-s     Where siih-pun-lut.i-  ern do not claim :v\,i.iv of .ri-,Mina( ,, tl  e������). purchiese pi*������>e elm* at-d lu>;.;:������ tuiL  he    illntrll.nl. a    prop������.rii'i..M-.*iy     . ,Vi  whole   nre-a.       .\-.pl,.*;uio--H   ���������i...i    i,,.  crtAZiNo. *-  OrimluK   Act.   ll������n>,   for    wystemuiu  uen������.������iiii|Mii>-ril   in    ii>*r~|rl(-t(   Ineltpitry   inn  vlelcs   for  Kraale it  el    u-Vii.   i������-il'r:|   w,.  UdmllliMII'Utt'lll     u   ,1, -      y;UM ,Uh>s,,,   ,Vr  A-illiual   *;i*.i^ii ^   *..i.,,,i,    | ��������� u   ���������   ,;,,  ..,,  on tiiumin-r.-e e,i  ���������'...i   | , ���������...���������uy -, , t.  Hnhe'ti     <>wi'.e*r. .       :'...,..-.', i .,      '"ZZZ  form   AKiwwlutl..   i-   f,,r   r.i   i*i*   in ,    ('..',.'  u������������.������.V.    V'al.l-, tn   |i.iiii;iHe   li������v. ;,(,, ,,',1b  ror netllers. -.'-iiinpvrs or  irav������-n.r     ���������,,  te*; ten htad. ������ this    BEvIEW,    CHI  S^J  vy  I     A  j   \  ���������nop AT*  VTTX^rfliljeraLX  iI there to dictate to him?    It was his ���������  STOMACH BRACER  Makes    You    Feel    Lively  Young ��������� Remove That  Tired Feeling  and  to act as best pleased him.  Prill     *. -    1 ,Z.x. t. -. J    ������ . .   ���������__    *     ��������� .... x     T T a  OI.ui, nc  ljcaitaicu  iui   ail   maietn*..   xi*z  glanced down at "tiis costume, which  was of snowy serge, delivered with  others only the day before by a tail-  fume  and  fret  at  the  delay   he   saw)  the   white-clad   figure   of   the   governess coming down lhc linden avenue,  followed   by   a   woman   carrying   an  enormous   cardboard   box.     Miss   El-  row an  ra&e (joncunoiis  iil-jliot did not see Ruggles until she had j  or summoned from Peru,    Perhaps he j approached    te>  within    a   few   steps, j  ..j'p.-rvri-nr'R'i-fvi  JL  JL~\.JL\J-rm.^JLm~X~f l  *i<JLM.V/  At some pei-iod in our lives there  is sure to come a time when the  stomach is "off"���������not working well  ��������� failing to enjoy and digest its  food. Main thing then is to get the  right remedy. You really want a  soothing medicine, one quick to act,  sure on results, combining the virtues of a gentle laxative with a tonic  effect upon the stomach, liver and  kidneys.  Certainly (he world affords no better medicines, for the stomach than  Dr.   Hamilton's   Pills    of    Mandrake  and   Butternut.       Their  laxative    ef- ���������      ...       .   ��������� .    ,   . .. . - . .       r,.  beaten!     But  a diminutive but aencious garden fill*  ] ed with  sunshine, and from which  a  ought to announce his visit. But  surely there must be servants at the  kiosk, and if the ladies were not ready  for his visit they could scamper to  their apartments and prepare themselves. At any rate, he would walk  to thc end of the avenue and have a  look at the place from a closer point  of view.  Supporting himselr on his slick, hc  turned down the path. The sheltering trees were old and gnarled and  rnoss-covered, their tops clipped  squarely just above the forking of the  upper branches, and the sprouts so  heavy in foliage that not a ray of  sunlight was able to struggle ihrough.  Almost at the end was an open space;  feet is ideal,���������can't be  In addition to their helpful action  upon the bowels, these pills contain  certain ingredients that strengthen  and invigorate the muscles of the  stomach, thereby relieving all sorts  of stomach misery, indigestion, sourness, rising gas, headache and bili-  ousne'ss.  Just try Dr. Hamilton's Pills ���������  they'll make you full of energy ���������  brimming over with snap ; they bring  and maintain robust, sound, vigorous  health, and isn't that just what you've  looked for these many months? REFUSE A SUBSTITUTE FOR DR.  HAMILTON'S PILLS. 25c per box.  all  dealers.  Filling His  pergola led off to a sunken garden  of Italian design. -As Ruggles drew  near, he saw coming toward him from  this pergola thc same white-clad figure which had some weeks previous  barred  his  approach.  "Now we'll see who's master here,"  said Ruggles to himself. "If that  fellow tries to turn me back this  time, he  loses  his job  tonight."  Leaning on his _stick with a set  face he waited the approach of thc  other. As the man drew, near Ruggles saw that he was of large stature  with a rather flaccid face and regular  features and a complexion the color  of cafe-au-lait. He was no longer  young, and his dark eyes as they fell  when she stopped and regarded him  with an expression on her flushed  face in which intense surprise was  mingled  with   strong  disapproval.  "Mercy!" said she, in her crisp but  low-pitched voice, "what arc you doing here. Mr. Rugglcs?"���������No salaams  from Agnes  Elliot.  "I'm waiting to call oh thc young  ladies," Ruggles answered, rather  shortly. He had already become  sufficiently accustomed to deference  that the curt, challenging tone annoyed him. "It seemcel to me about  time  that  we  got  acquainted."  "But you can't come in now," said  Miss   Elliot.    "It's  not  convenient."  "Oh, I guess if it*s convenient for  me, it'll have to be convenient for  thc rest of you'" Ruggles answered,  not disagreeably, but with a note of  finality. Miss Elliot was a very nice,  capable young woman, but, after all,  she was., merely the paid governess,  and Ruggles had no idea of having the  reins of authority snatched from his  hands.  Miss Elliot's gray eyes flashed, and  she repressed a strong inclination to  stamp her foot. The combative expression of her face would havc put  to flight the Ruggles of Paris, but  that shy and retiring individual was  gone forever.  "I must say I don't think it's very  considerate of you to try to make  your   first  call  in   my  absence,"  said  Complete Reports Submitted on Conditions in the Various Provinces  of the Dominion at Annual Meeting of the.Bank of Montreal  Will Be of Speesidl Interest to Mercantile and Farming Communities.  At the annual meeting of the Bank of Montreal complete reports were  submitted by the Superintendents of the Bank, dealing with trade and farming  conditions in the various provinces of the Dominion. These reports cover  the particular operations carried out in the various sections of the country,  and on this account become of very special interest to the mercantile and  farming communities desirous of keeping in touch with the important developments that are occurring throughout Canada. We quote from the different  reports as follows:���������  1  upon   Ruggles     were   lighted     by   a j sue.  ��������� BY ���������  HENRY C. ROWLAND  Printed bv s^ecisi]  arrangement  with   Thos.  Allen,  C r. t-v r * cr Vi + a A  ^  Toronto.  JJ-  (Continued.)  alone,     Ruggles  Left alone, Ruggles summoned  Mustapha and asked for Miss Elliot.  She had gone to Stambcul, Mustapha  said, with the dressmaker. Ruggles,  signifying to Mustapha that he had  no need of his services, took a stout  cane and went out to limp about the  terrace and breathe the free air fanning down the Straits from the Black  Sea���������that dread tAixine of ihe -ancients which has probably been the  scene of more marine disasters than  any body of water of its size in the  whole   world.  It was quite a different Rugglcs  from the one who had sat there some  weeks before beneath the polonia  tree reading the "Songs Before Sunrise" to the dying Hamid Pasha. This  interview with the lawyer had given  hirn self-confidence, concrete proof as  it was that he and no other was master  of  thc   household.  In thc course of his painful promenade, he passed the private garden,  cut uau no vv'iSii to enter tnerc, as  thc spot was fraught with saddened  men,.e*>rio--'. Skirting its edge, with no  particular objective, he came presently to the head of the linden-shaded  avenue that hel to tlie harcmlik. He  pause.:..!  anel   drew     his   breath   deeply.  "i   wonder    if anybody'd    havc  lhc  n<~*rve   to   iry   to   stop      nie   if   1   went  h*.*r������.*  uow,"  he  said to  himself.  shae'.cd     bower      tempted   and  at ���������:<]   hhn.  _do'.vr  Tl;  fa-*:;'  err,: ?  c <:��������� *.  ������;���������:-:���������  *,-���������'���������  ���������  ip-i  i'. ~  ���������-���������tion,  rarrii  u*-  b-  lar*  ���������IV'  ,111:  *.il  in  gleam     o������   recognition     and   respect  Within     a    few    paces    he    paused,  stooped  until  thc  tips of his  fingers  i touched ihe ground, then rose, carry-  ' ing them to thc forehead, the mouth,  Sill land the chest. It was the usual Tur-  illikish salutation, but carried out to a  degree afforded only to a high personage. This performed, he stood  erect,  apparently  awaiting  orders.  "I've come to call on the ladies,"  Rugglcs said. "Suppose you go and  find  out  if  they  can   sec  me,"  The man smiled.apologetically and  shook his head. It was evident that  he did not understand English. Ruggles repeated his request in French,  and this time with immediate result,  lie eunuch saluted and hastened toward the house. Ruggles wondered  if he were  dumb, which  as  a matter  Ol    {r\r*i-    -ixra a     ft).",    pricr. A     mr.tTtf.nf    lei -  *mr    X 0.X*.*--Xr t   V     %.**������  V^ V  * A  V-r V. *C-lO^* ^     0. 0 t   X   \_������   A A   *    %-.   t   ���������      fe * ^w  ter Sarah emerged from a latticed  door and came to where Ruggles  was  waiting.  "Sarah," said he, "I- thought I'd  come down and get acquainted with  the   young   ladies,   if   they   don't   ob-  J"-1-'-  Sarah smiled. The Greek woman  had seen something of the world,  having been of Hamid Pasha's London household during his diplomatic  service there. During recent years  she had been duenna of the harcmlik, accompanying the inmates on  their frequent excursions, for it must  not bc supposed that even under the  old regime these ladies were in any  way prisoners, so far as. their goings  and comings were concerned. It  was required only (and that by thc  Sultan himself) that they veil thcir  faces and cloak their forms on going  abroad und be always under ri^id  chaperonagc.  Sarah smiled, but her intelligent  face showed not lhc slightest hint of  surprise or disapproval. On thc con-  trarv,   she   looked   rather   pleased.  "Yes, sir, thank you, sir," said she.  "The young ladies would be very  happy. If you do not mind waiting  a few minutes, sir. The young ladies arc just trying on their new  French gowns. Will you not rest  for a moment there on the bench  under thc pergola?" Her face, which  must have been striking1y handsome  in youth, became suddenly solicitous.  "You  must  not tiro  yourself,  sir."  As   she   .speike,     Rugglcs,   who  was  fariifg  the   charming  bungalow,     ob-  serveel   au   agitation   of   the  jalousies,  and  his ear caught such a medley  of  la-ipiiy  am-! stilled   chirpings   ami   twitterings      as  uir     pretty I might  come     from     a  nest  of     baby  their guar-  binls.    Sarah heard il also, but alTec-  Prairie Provinces  During part of the past season extensive areas in Saskatchewan and  Alberta experienced, in common with  the Northwestern States, severe  drotrght and loss of crops, but owing  to good yields in others areas and to  high prices, the value of grains raised exceeded that of the year 1915,  when the largest crops in the history  of the West was produced.  Failure of pasture and hay in certain districts caused anxiety to  ranchers,    and    while    autumn    rains  British Columbia  In the opening months of the year  the lumber trade was dull, but in  the spring a heavy demand arose in  the United States, and accumulated  stocks were disposed of -at rising  prices. Great activity prevail*?-*^ during the summer and au tt-^fv^' **j The  demand for cedar shingles h\^ ;been  good, and prices have reached nunpre-  cedentedly high figures. The outlook  for the coming year is exceptionally  good, both in domestic and foreign  markets.. The pulp and paper mills  have been busy, and their product is  brought relief, the scarcity and high]on the increase. Shipments are  price of feed for winter use forced 1 largely to the Orient and. to the Au-  the sale of some    unfinished     cattle J tipodes.  At   the   far   end   he  .if tlie iauie.ed, rose-  then'   i" a me  (1  as   tlienigh  e.t   tin*   tun-  ,t     rippiiug,  it ai  his ribs.  ��������� li* laul,  '-'Why not?" Ruggles asked. "Did!  Hamid Pasha use to ask you for per-'  mission  to  come here?"  "Of course not. But that was very  different. Besides, we are busy trying on clothes and getting ready to  go away, and thc place is all littered  up with patterns and sewing machines and dressmakers and things."  "See here, Miss Elliot," said Ruggles pleasantly, "I've been up and  about for several days now, and you  haven't been near mc nor said a word  about my meeting the ladies. It's  been mighty tiresome and lonely for  me, hanging around here with nobody to talk to. I eat all by myself  and sit out on the terrace all by myself and limp around aii by myself,  and I've got enough of it. What's  the use of being the head of the  whole outfit if I've got to hobble  around here and talk to myself like  a lame parrot? Listen: I've come  down here to see the girls and I'm  going to see them. That's all there  is about it."  His clear blue eyes looked straight  into thc sn^r1-- *rrra",-/ einfs of the G'irl.  and for a moment there was a "very  tense little tug-of-war between the  two wills; hers strong with hot vitality and a natural gift of authority;  his quietly forceful with a natural  latent strength which had been for  many years dormant, but which was  now awakened by the stress of recent  months of stirring events and roused  to virile action by this newborn claim  upon  its  self-assertion.  As the two were locked in this silent struggle for moral ascendancy,  thc jalousies of the bungalow were  set to rustling, and there reached the  ears of both a stifled giggle, followed by a smothered sh-h and that peculiar sound common to all humanity which comes when a laugh is  checked in its exit by the mouth and  struggles to escape through thc nasal  passages. The color flamed into Miss  Elliot's face.  "Mr. Ruggles," said she, "please  go back to the house. Don't you  see that you arc putting me in a very  difficult position? How am I to have  any discipline if you interfere with  rny authority? You shall meet the  young ladies just as soon as we are  ready to receive you. Really, Mr.  Ruggles, you havc been guilty of a  serious breach ol etiquette in  coining  at prices adversely attacked by worse  conditions in the United States. The  high value of wool has encouraged  sheep ranchers to pay prevailing  prices- for winter feed and carry "oyer  Hocks. Heavy and profitable yields  from irrigated lands are giving a  new impetus to irrigation which already stabilizes the livestock iridus-  ttry in  Southern Alberta. *  Coai,~a most important natural asset of Alberta and Saskatchewan,  especially of the former, has not been  produced in quantity equal to demand, strikes and labor shortage  having  reduced the output.  Some progress has been made., in  carrying out an extensive plan to  develop new power at the Winnipeg  J.X.X ^ \x, X m       0.4JL.*XXXX LV-C t~4~Xm  There are many evidences of increase in the population. Immigration desirable in character, although  not yet large, shows a substantial  increase over last year (1918), while  the figures are small compared to  pre-war years.  Trade, wholesale and retail, has  been good. Manufacturers have operated their plants to capacity or  limit of labor, and have found a  ready market.  The past season witnessed fresh  activity in constructing branch railway lines, although all plans could  nof'be carried out owing to shortage  of labor.  The West on the whole has had a  prosperous year, exceptions being the  districts in which crops were lost  through drought.  The two visits of H.R.H. the  Prince of Wales were the happiest  and most important events in many  years.  Mining development throughout  the province has been retarded by  unsettled labor conditions and the  high cost of supplies, and the total  output for the year is not expected  to be as high as that cf 1918. Mining is being carried on in a practical  businesslike manner, and there is no  speculation  in mining stocks.  Grain crops" "were affected by  drought and were below the average.  Fruit and vegetables have been good  crops with prices ruling high. More  attention is being given to agriculture, and farmers- and growers generally havc  had  a  profitable   season.  Thc shipbuilding programme in  British Columbia is about finished,  and new contracts have not yet been  made, although negotiations are in  progress with that object in view.  The industry has been valuable to  the  coast  cities  in   British   Columbia  -1 : xi--     -x~~x      tU~e.r.      v'4.r.~c. T-Urt  iae.il mg   llll.   |>aoi   tiiree   y\.t\,&. . ..c  Government is building a graving  dock at Esquimalt, and negotiations  are being conducted with the Government for construction of a dry.-  dbek at Vancouver, a necessity for  the  port.  and retail trade active.     ~  Municipal outlays have been restricted to ordinary expenditures.  The Dominion Government have in  contemplation ji considerable expenditure for extension and improvements to  Vancouver harbor.  The population has increased, and  further immigration is expected  during thc coming year. ._..  Conditions throughout the province on the whole are better than  thcy have been for some years, and  prospects appear good for continued  business  activity  into  the  new  year.  L.-.-.ZL-.��������� ��������� ��������������������������� r     ."   ���������������������������"t ;���������: : : : . : ���������r  et  \_\r-.  ��������� d  '/her,    the  ��������� in e  C-i,..,.    i...   in-*, leel not te:>. She e-onducleel Ruggles,  I'V, wlm was < \-.rrssing liis willinpiii'-ss  "i-!]'.o wait until the young ladies wen:  ��������� li- prepared tei receive- him, to the bench  My | in the-, shaele of the vine-covereel per-  i '.--"il**.  HOLY GEE, MY MEAD  FEELS GOOD TO-DAY!  in"',,  hi     p  i '  ���������  win. :  '.il'/U 1  fa.'-i.    !  rli'i i e ���������*  p.eri ������������������    ,  ..,1m. !,  ihrone  liar,hii  a un Hi  nnpor'  fTe. I '  l* 11 ''rl  o " 11  Jan.  i  ol  ���������mi. :  ���������' "'OH  i' ion.  h.id    *���������*  '.iii'  ���������rl.i;nl  I-, i'  r '     i ein*  ,>. ii iiin   tl  A.P.h \w  !..���������    -, ..I   -  11     ' \ 1:1 e *' I  r  la  had  mp  I no  of  ir.  * i I I * i i r  i     :..  difii"  . '! he  the-  ri ;  i a  i  ,,n .'.hall brini*- you some  saiel she*. "You see, sir,  very busy preparing the- young  for Paris. Souk- of thcir  v. e';v all wrong, and Miss F.l-  r.tiirneel herself with tlie cut-  ���������������������������'!���������:<��������� ���������-���������tiff lliey uiulerstaiiel. In  few minute-:*, sir."  les thanked her and limped  tin- bench. Tlassan overlook  ilu-* wiiv Id', arms fille-d with  eii'.leou', whieh he aiTange.el quickly,  tln-ii withelrew. Ruggles .'wateal hiin-  ',(���������]! ;niel waited. lie: susprcli-el ihat  '. ..ir.ih mi'-lit wi'.h to lidy the- place  ' ���������' ,-r,   -.i-piif*-  him   into  the-  house.  ' *   ;.;���������    ':'.'!"   -,'.''��������� ,*"l    'itxl    if itirir\i.i.'t'  '          I ' '     *        -   *     ' I . I  r ���������      ���������  nr*,       r- x- {*������*" e ���������t-ilie-y      l*r-*.***in     lo    f'ive**  hi'"   to   iiii{������:Mii"iie*e-.      Hael   lie-   e,(iir**;���������,-  . .  r ��������� *       . , ������ ���������  '1       1.1.. llll        lllp .. r I 11,1 I 1.'      OlU   1,1,,. '...I   .  i iisiiions,  we are;  l.idi.-e  I  iiii,  .1   s  Hot  Im  ���������l     v-M".,  Iii.if.  over  to  11,;,,.  ,,,i  r r  Pain   Ovcr   Eyes   Is   Gone  Headache Cured, Catarrh  Relieved!  This ia thc Common Experience  of Those Who Breathe  thc Vapor of  Catarrhozone  Remember this, Catarrh can never  be ciucel or even relieved by a cough  ryrur>, n '-ipvay, nv 1abh*t treat inenl.  Trouble is these remedies slip quickly over lln- seire irritated membranes,  (lrop into the- stomach and do little  else but ha nn digestion. It's dilTer-  ���������*Mt with "r":������t:'rrlio:-oue-"���������you inhale  ������i. ir.v-.oy bi'e.iili Ui-ndf. healing b;d-  saiiis to the inflaineel tissues. Tightness ���������seirtMiesr, and inflammation arc  cured   by   ii<*alin({   pinr  I'.ssr.uees,     Tlu-.  here, all unannounced, and during  my absence. If you act like that you  will _ spoil everything and end by  making me quite ridiculous. I must  insist, now, on your going back to  the house and leaving me to manage  this part of  the  establishment."       ^,  Rugglcs's lean face stiffened slightly, but the never failing smile was  there.  "I'd hate like anything lo interfere  with your end of the business," said  he. "But now that I'm here it sort  of seems like I ought to sec the. thing  through. Wow would I look ii I  was chased away like a cat that's  been caught snoopin' .around thc  bird-cage���������what?"  "I'm sorry, but I'm afraid that  you'll havc to wait," replied Miss  lilliot, with decision.  Ruggles shook his head slowly.  "No," said hc, "it's too bad, but I  guess you'll have to make tlie best  of it, Miss Elliot. I've been waiting  here for half an hour already, and  I'm getting sort of tired. Now, suppose 3'ou go in and see if Sarah has  got   things   straightened   out."  Miss Elliot's gray eyes turned almost black. "Then you persist m  coming   in?"   she   demanded.  "That's  it,"   Ruggles answered.  "Very well. Then tomorrow, Mr.  Riiggle"-*, ynu ran look around for another governess."  "Jlist as you like," Ruggles answered, with polite indifference.  (To   nc*  Coniinne-el.)  Mow to Cure  Biliousness  Doctor*-- warn against remedies  containin-? powerful drugs and  alcohol. "The Extract of Roots,  long known as Mother S������ (gel's  Curative Syrap, has no dope or  vl-foiiiij ingredients; fit cures  indigestion, biliousness and  constipation. Can be had at any  IS drug store." G������*t the genuine, j?  **'   ������0c. and $1.00 Bottle*. x   &  W ft.  mwmm \t&  ,/. .'.ill','. !>,*,.,  . I,lu'..li.r,  ��������� \<*-i-n -ji.wr V.'jpm'  Strong and Hi-althy.  It,  TKrVr^^yrWl 1*7*" rheyTia-e*. Smart, r������/:h. or'  S^U\.Ttvi\0 fUiZn' i}Z"r"' lrr\r.it���������.4'  IWJrtf. Llft-J !rifl:-mi*d or'irannlavd/  tr'A Mnrin," often. Saf" U-.-t rr.f-mf r-r A-Jul}*.'  At all Drugi/ist-i in Cun-ida. Wrif^ for i-'rt-n |  .lli'.t'  . rI   ���������       Ir  I* *' t I I I 11  Ijr.rli-    I.I.  Ut  ye )W-  r^vrj,T:t>\r^i,.;AK'}.i-\,  hr    wenilel    have-  ...ii.   y..u..u h.,,:  ������     i\:\L<i\     l'>    J������re"'.UIile*    <iei    f;u*    ;i'i    tn  ;',"*.I      that      the-      iiia*,!*"r      nf      thr  .!!'   ���������   I*',I')     Ii'i'   lll'ill'-     III1!     V i ' i I ,    lull     ''W  ���������    ;   I l..i i    Mi'..   I* Hint   weuild   ': ���������*   r r.rr  v i *   > ��������� i   111   111111   111,, i    I'..,'. . ���������  ,      !,,. i ]  ,,    :.',   \\-r.    h.*:*-"..*!il:   i"    I.  *       ,!...,,..  I  lie*     iIlM'     [������I'e > V ���������  '1      ���������   11 1 I i , ' ,  e*iirel   hn*.l(ii) (*.';  bu    ailli|jli',    Sn  \ .t ���������> ,      Llll l.l.t i      ..i      ��������� ��������� . . >   r'; , ' r I  s iu oni-rd. Nothing hi  -.-etnveiiiciii, :>o Cci L.uw  tei cure as C.itarrho/.nne'. The <\j>'k|r  oittlit ineliules tin- mliuicr, coats $1.00,  a nd is |'ii;u ,tnl<*e*el te������ cure. Small size-  .''.Mc,  tiial   -,i*/e>   '.Pic, all  dealer.1-, or  thc  ('.et.il I h"/'ilii*   Ce������.,   KillKMo������'(   Ollt.  'II.  12<r.  Many Men Needed In Burdi  Tie and timber contractors say  there': is a large shortage of bushmen  ihv- winter. Th������;y can use one thousand men in camps near Fort William,   if  available  at  once*.     Weather i leased.  r*^���������.'*!*. :*^**'-       "'������������������'*'      * 'i f-'\i       (r.1*      lM1r-"i -l.rot-lr-l  thin year. Huge contracts for logs  and timber cannot be filled il me-.u arc  not available. Wages average, for  bufihmen, $125 a month, with $1 a day  deduction  for boarel.  British Army to  Consist of 400,000 Men  Force, Howev-cr, Will Be Reduced  at a Later Date  The British army cstimat-s, 1919-  1920, provide for thc -^im.atcd-. expenditure of ������'i05,000,00(j. *' These  figures foreshadow an army strength  at thc end of the fiscal year, March  31, 1920, of 300000 Uriltsh troops and  100,000 Indian troops.  These forces, however, will be reduced   later.  When estimates were made in  March, 1919, an army of 2,600,000  men was provided for, of which  1,S'1R,000 were in proce-ss of de-mo-  bilizatiou    and    since    havc been rc-  Wisc   i::   lhc  when  to e*ui   a  orator   '  leiii"   '.im*  "i. lio   not    ���������JuftYu  BUnt Wi itnotlifi- diiy wlili  ������S*T1 toll in tf. lMooel-  ^-Wx liitf.   m* Truli'iiil.  S3 H-aRjl't'tt G--S7 rim (He-iil "npe'r-  i_*     ���������     at, I on   riiiiuliejil.  Dr. CIiuiiu'i* Olntiuiiiil will iuUovo yeni ie.1 eme u  iiml ini <)������uleiiniy oeim vim. IhKi. il i..i^ . .-ll  il.'i leii'ee, en- luliiiiiiiHein. IiuI.iim Hi Oo., l.lnllleul,  Tiiiiinlei. Hiuiiplo I line rreiii ir yeni iiiuiillem thiu  vu'-ci itu-fi vnolouc Vo, utiUMD lo l*ay -*,-uutau������.  i������i\mmm������mmmmmM^M^mmMM ^^^^?y^q'^-^f!^0f0^������'^i  ���������-*>-���������  tf  ^W  in rr in  JLJOLHi  $J*~~i~ia'j:U������it      IS,      ������i  You want htm good and healthy,  You want htm. fi!g and strong.  Then give him a pure wool Jersey  Made oy his friend, Bob Long, -*'  Let htm romp with all his vigor,1  He's the best boy in the lanoe ,  ���������And fre'it aiways be bright and  smiling,  If he wears a Bob Long Bran*  ,- ' "'       ���������Bob Long.  te* ������fcl"  XJaXIXXJ  ii������������������iiil<8S t<U  i _  WOOL  BOYS'  PURE  WORSTED JERSEYS  t-ZW-^imm-lS--~r.   fi?tf-aC������    *9~f%-*-i-*J~i   Hmrn    V^m-mim,*.   88   W������  S3      5"QK  BARS? WEAK, COMFORT  g     AND SMART APPEARANCE  gg   &. a LONG & CO. Limited-  ^CROKTO    -    *    CASSAi  J144     ^������^ "*? ***��������� ������.0&cl'  tt~t%  Cwk's ���������ottoa Roof CompoticS,  A safe, reliable reatt latino  medicine. Bold in three-, dc-  -, .t -x ������v ^t-j.^    t   ei ���������  CCWO   fl    OUI.*CU|fV..-      -.���������.     -,   xrm.  No. 2, $3; No. 3, $5 per bor.  Bold by all druijsiats, or neat  t>repai<r-������n receipt of prico.  Frees pamphlet. Addrcso.;  THE COOK MEDICINE CO.;  lueGKTv, iMii. 'TorisirJi V/iiiur.)  ���������sEW   FRENCH   REMEDY,,  No 1 for Bladder Cat-u-rh. No 2 for Blood &  Skin Disease"   No. $ for Chronic WeakneRses.  ^OLDBYLRAnlNGCHEMISTS. PRICE IN KNr.LAND.3s.  xk������ Tjtxr-.r.������r-������C'L''r,r.C-r������:jH'-.v-rstoc'������!?ri..N WiS.J-cndc:;.  SES. TSAOE HARKED' WORD "THEFAPiOM IS OH  i^~.m   GOVT. STAIIr 4t.-.lr.x.~  ���������xr x.x..,x...l0. . r.���������ixir'iLm.  According to Red Tape  In giving vent to his feelings on  his discharge, an old soldier wrote  tc his late colonel: "Sir,���������After what  I have suffered, you can tell thc  army to go to hell."  In due course he received the following:   "Sir,���������Any   suggestions      or  inquiries  as  to  movement  of  troops  must be entered on Army Form 123  ��������� XYZ, a copy of* which, I enclose."  $100 Reward, $100  Catarrh it a local disease sreatly influenced  by constitutional conditions. It therefore requires constitutional treatment. HALL'S  CATARRH MEDICINE Is talcen internally  and acts throuh the Blood on the Mucous  Surface* of the System. HALL'S CATARRH MEDIC INF. destroys the foundation of the disease, Kive-j the patient strength  by improving the general health and assists  nature in doing its work. $100.00 for any  cue of Catarrh that HALL'S CATAKUil  MEDICINE  fails  to  cure.  Druggista *"Sc.    Testimonial* free.  aV.   J.   Cheney  &  Co.,   Joleelo,  Ul-.io.  Depend on Patronage  Aim is to Give~ Honest and Efficient  Government to the People  Of Ontario  Premier E. C. Drury, addressing  the Canadian Club at Toronto recently, was given a very cordial reception;  about 1,000 club members being present. The premier made it plain that  he was not going to depend on patronage or en servile party allegiance  to retain power.  "I do not care whether my government is -in power four years or fourteen," the premier said. "I will never  resort to patronage to retain office,  nor will I countenance anything that  might lengthen the life of the government, if it has to be done at the expense of the people."  The premier said his great aim was'  to give honest, efficient, straightforward government, "and if the people  are not satisfied with my policies and  my administration," he added, "I hope  they will dismiss me and I will return  to my farm at Crown Hill. "Caucus  government will be a thing of the  past." he declared: "because the U.F.  O. members are not servile, but men  who will think for themselves and  will not be whipped into line. He  thought the labor men also would be  independent, which would be a good  thing for the province."  The premier did not see why members of the legislature should be divided into opposition and government.  "We are going to be faced with a  little difficulty or at least the speaker  will have"\some trouble in deciding  who is to be the leader of His Majesty's loyal opposition," he said, and  the remark was greeted with laughter.  Thc premier announced that one  of the big ~ things which concerned  him at present was the educational  policy of the provinces.  Honest, progressive legislation was  the   object   of   the  new   government,  lie   COiiiiiiucu,   "but  iiOliiiiig   Oi   a.   fev- j  oiutionary nature would be required.  "We have good laws, but the .trouble  is   they   havc  not   been   enforced  in  the past," he added.  When a mother detects from the  writhings and fretting of a child that  worms are troubling it she can procure no better remedy than Miller's  Worm Powders, which are guaran-  ! teed to totally expel worms from the  system. They may cause vomiting,  but this need cause no anxiety, because it is but a manifestation of  their thorough work. No worms can  long exist where these powders are  used.   * '.rx        ~x  yuu licive- **  Jieart, it is  time to  watch your  stomach. Palpitation  and other signs of "heart  trouble;5 usually mean  ���������indigestion* produced  by food poisons that ini-  tate every part of the  body ��������� heart included.  London-Paris Air  Mails Arranged  J-~-9--0������ ���������^m~S   Srfe  . ...... c_*U se a-- Me-Iicia* Ib tlie Woriei,  tali ���������vcrywrfeera id -Canada. In bom, 25c, S0e>  Big Problem Solved  Decided to Internationalize Constantinople at London Conference  Premiers* Lloyd George and Clemenceau, in their recent conferences,  took up the delicate problems connected with Turkey and decided to  internationalize Constantinople, according to the London Post.  This, says the Post, may serve as  an inducement to the United States  to join the entente in administering  the region she refused to take on  single-handed.  Parcels and Insured Correspondence  Will Not Be Accepted  The Postmaster-General has made  arrangements for the establishment of  an air mail service between London  and Paris. The service will extend  to France generally, Italy, Spain and  Switzerland. Registered and unregistered letters, postcards, packets or  printed papers and commercial papers  and samples wiH be accepted for  transmission. Parcels and insured  correspondence will not be accepted.  A special fee of 2s. 6d. per ounce  will be ' charged in addition to the  ordinary foreign postage and registration fee, where payable.  The correspondence will be conveyed to Paris by aeroplane^ arriving  in normal conditions in time for delivery in Paris in business hours the  same day. Correspondence addressed  to Paris will thus be accelerated by.  about 16 hours. Correspondence for  places beyond Paris will be forwarded by the next available train. Correspondence for places in France will  be delivered b-"~ exTes-s on arrival at  the office of destination; correspondence for countries beyond France will  normally be accelerated by 24 hours.  In the inward direction correspondence posted in Paris in the morning  will  normally reach  London  in   time  ' and Alexander, WINNIPEG. e  WeSA^S^Hft^^  r  DO YOU WANT T0 KNOW!  th. fasts sboat SHORTHORN CATTLE ? |  ITh������ bre^ for tbo farmer* or rancher.   Wrlta the S������e- j  retary -to-day fop FREE PUBLICATIONS, and kx*  7oar suae on onr Irca mailing list.  DOMINION  SHORTHORN   BREEDER'S ASSOC'tf  I   W.A.Drjden.Prea. G.E.Day,Seje.  j Brooklin.Ont. Guelph, Ont  fee*" i *, i ^a  America's Pioneer  Dog Remedies  ��������������������������������������� VI   III    ���������       I  BOOK   ON  DOG    DISEASES  and  How  to  Feed  Mailed     Free    to    any  Address   by  the  Author  H.   CT.AY   GT.OVER  CO..    INC..  118     West    31st-streset.  New  York.  U.S. A  *~T  A exlixmr-tr    t*f������    ���������^~x*x -b.  -i.^. ~m -   \~-0. J       -0.A0       -h^o ������*-* i m-  \w     T    rx xx A rx xx     A.+ ~  4-M,        UUltUUK.        Uttrt  MOTHER'S TRIAL;  business hours on the same day. It  ���������will be delivered immediately on arrival by express messenger without  additional charge. Correspondence  for provincial towns will be forwarded  by the next dispatch from London,  and will usually gain 24 hours in  deliverv. x-  Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days  Druggists refund money if PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure Itching. Blind, Bleeding or Protruding Piles.   Stops Irritation;  You Cau get restnU  sleep after the first application.  60c   -  Price  S  D A\A/   niDQl   will  pay" high e*t  5      ���������    ������������������   %   .   ? g        \J   |    JW   LXtVLtmm. P-ICS3 Wm  RAW   FURS   and   GINSENG   ROOT  23   ycars  ol   re'iable  trading.  ^Reference���������Union  Bk.  oi Canada.  Writes   ior    Price    l.isi   ������ad    .m^-  Tx\    Pil iirtS   320   St-   Pan)   St.  W.  Mr. OILVCn        Montreal,   P.Q.      -  1  MONEY ORDERS  When  ordering  goods by  mail,  send a  De>  -.T.inion  Express.  Money   Order.  35B  ESSSB  The Scientific Mind  "This is a sixteen-year-old  Princess.      Thc   mummy   has  preserved   for   two   thousand  "Does    that    include    the  years she lived?"  Royal  been  years."  sixteen  DARTING, PIERCING  ~f%j~n.~.t\-f mmi**j  Care of Home and Children Often  Causes a Breakdown  The woman at home, deep in household duties and the cares of motherhood, needs occasional help to keep  her in good health. The demands  upon a mother's health are many and  severe. Her own health trials and  her children's welfare exact heavy  toils, while hurried meals, broken rest  and much indoor living tend to weaken her constitution. No wonder that  the woman at home is often -indisposed through weakness, headaches,  backaches and nervousness. Too  many women   have  grown  to accept  i  before  Caddish Caddy  Green Golfer: "Does it make any  difference  which   club   you  use?"  Caddy: "Not to me it don't" ���������  Boston Transcript.  Dread of Asthma makes countless  thousands miserable. Night after  night the attacks return and even  when brief respite is given the mind  is still in torment from continual anticipation. Dr. J. D. Kellog's Asthma  Remedy    changes    all    this.      Relief  A woman seldom attempts to jolly  her son by telling him that he is the  very image of his father.  Minard's  Liniment  Cures  Cows.  Garget  Feeding Value of Sugar Beets  One ton of sugar beets carrier, 280  lbs. of digestible nutrients, as compared with 354 lbs. for corn silage or  344 lbs. for wet brewers' grains. Fig-  tiring corn silage at $10 a ton, 110 lbs.  of digestible nutrients^ would cost  $2.82. Figuring sugar beets at $8 a  ton, 100 ibs. of digestible nutrients|  would co-* $?,Rfi, as compnred with!  $2,69 for-i ���������ej-vgt'k**'- ������-r digestible nutrients in v\/r i^i'cwers' grains rated at  $9 a ton. It must be admitted, however, lliat sugar beets are even more  palatable than silage inasmuch as they  contain only natural rather than fermented juices. It would seem, therefore, appropriate lo suggest that if  z\.?.Z- l~ worth from "Jii to :*',!0 a tc::  in the silo, sugar beets should bc  worth from $6 to $8 a ton iu lhc pit.  Newsprint Production  The daily production of newsprint  in Canada is 2,775 tons, or a total of  800.000 per year. Expansions now  under way will increase the output  by an average of 300 tons per day,  or 90,000 tons pe5r year. It is expected that in January, 1920, Canada will be producing well ovcr 900,-  000 tons.  comes, and at once, while future at-  thesc visitations as apart of the lot of j tacks are warded off, leaving the af-  mothcrhood. But many and varied as Aided one in a state of peace and  her health  troubles are, the cause is  happiness he once believed he could  simple and the cure at hand. When  well, it is the woman's good blood  that keeps her well; when ill she must  make her blood rich to renew her  health. Thc nursing mother more  than any other woman in the world  needs rich blood, and plenty of it.  There is one always unfailing way to  get this good blood so necessary to  perfect health, and that is through the  use of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. These  pills make new blood abundantly, and  through their use thousands ot weak,  ailing wives and mothers have been  made bright, cheerful and strong. If  you arc ailing, easily tired, or depressed, it is a duty you owe yourself and  your family to give Dr. Williams' J  Pink Pills a fair trial. What this  medicine has done for others it will  surely do for you.  Canada  is  nearly as  large in  area  as thc whole of Europe.  never   enjoy.     Inexpensive  and   sold  almost everywhere.  Sure Clues  The man who called to see you  yesterday wore a cutaway coat and  a stovepipe hat."  "He must have been the plumber."  v*ive way  Derore  tne penetrating effects of Sloan's  Liniment  So do those rheumatic twinges and  the loin-aches of lumbago, the nerve-  inflammation of neuritis, the wry  neck, the joint wrench, the ligament  sprain, the muscle strain, and the  throbbing bruise.  The ease of applying the quickness of relief, the positive results,  the cleanliness, and the economy ot  Sloan's Liniment make it universally  preferred. 35c# 70c, $i.40.���������Made in  Canada.  6  . Iii^xi^e^ii^:^';^,  ^rasff^^rtETyrra  Many a self-possessed girl would  like to transfer her possession to  some man.  .dmmKkirjfTT'Jv^m...  B-eMr -wftpMiwit*-?..  JBxSi fS2ttttftf\  Only Ono "BROMO QUININE"  To get thc genuine, call for tho full name,  LAXATIVE BROMO QUININE Tablets.  Look for signature of E. W. GROVE.  Cures a Cold in Ono Day.   30c.  6  -w~n*~~m ZMmpm m~~.  '/eil**  Saskatchewan to  iVJanuiaciure Briquettes  It has just been announced by onc  of thc officials of the Lignite Board  that Uie iiKiiiiitacture o[ briquettes  from lignite will be commenced next  year at Estcvan, in Saskatchewan.  The plant will be constructed bv lhe  Dominion, Manitoba and Saskatchewan p.ovoriiiiinu:;, the ftul--i.il department of mines having worked out the  elctails. The* nf-re-'^nry ni.ie*!iitifeir t':v-  Lv.e.ii os'dcicd ioi a plain with the ta-  i-ne-i'y nf .'���������telOi'K) 'cmi*- of briquette?* per  yi-.it.      Tier  1.1 !<[*���������(��������� t I e<(  ;f  j';   st'lte-el,  V.'ill  be equal to anthracite coal a?; a fuel,  v      - .       - ,       t ... .  .....     ..     ...     . .. i' x , i....      ., iti     v. . / j 11111. i j e 11     ������t  rr:wly   inatlcet   in   Manitoba  and   H;\r������-  \    \ "\ f i" |t l*H* 1 M  B.C.'s Salmon Pack  Thc total salmon pack of the Fraser l?ivr*r this- ye-ir \vns l.-"8,718 cases,  according to a statement of thc pack  for British Columbia just issued by  Mr. W. D. Bttrdis, secretary of the  Salmon Canners' Association.  The Fraser River pack was composed of the following varieties of  salmon: Sockcye, red springs, pink  springs, -white springs, blue backs,  I'.le-clhcndr., cohoer-, pinkr. and chumr.  The total British Columbia pack  was 1,393,156.  ������S|^^  A Prime Tire-inino: For Wound-i.���������  In some- f;u*(e-������iie'S -inel workuhips carbolic arid is kept for use in cauterizing wounds and cuts sustained by  the:   woi Iciiicu.     I-'ar heller  lo Icee-p on  j........     ..     ././....       ,.'!     i .' 1 .      i  in.KiJi        J'.v.iO^,-  trie- Oil. Tt ip just n<? quirk in action  ami does not sear tiie skin or burn  tlie fiYsh. There is no other Oil that  has   its  curative   qualities.  One cube of clear galena, weighing 98 pounds, has hern .quarried, at  lidgewood.  B.C.  r**$.I.Vm-  it xi��������� " t wmr"  Minard'n   Liniment  Ctireti   Colda,  ike.  Sonier   women      are  I, -      ���������   unable   to   play  - -.��������� ������   .1, .        ,  - \.\. t' x     *..i~ y.0. i  Old Age Deferred  BY DIt. LEE U. SMITH.  Bunincsg men who must npeed up tho works and make business  boom during theso days���������after tho war���������must recognize tho nccos-  olty of keeping fit. When mind ia befogged, when you havo dull  headaches or feel logy, when not "up to snuff," keep tho bowels  freo with n. mild Inrativo. Tn the morning tr***e-������ i\ topid pponn-o bnth  (cold water may bo used if it doea not chill), fo!!&v.* v.ith r*. brbk rub  down; a sufficient "setting up" exercise in good air until you are in  a warm glow.    Have you tried it lately?  iJOU'li lUl.  tUO j.>-ji*jt>U;j UCi-UUlUliUO ill  UlO illlvj-iLKie:., cleiU'i,   UUi.  Uj  il do.-u i������f eaSee.r oil lhc V,v?.{, thin-;, or- :vri-Hi;*;, e-,������- n i)b*:i*--inf l'iK:itiv������.  occasionally, ouch as one mado up of May-apple, aloin and jalap, rolled  into n tiny sugar-coated pill, and sold in every drug store aa Dr.  Fim-o'w Pldu^atil Pelluta. Then it vup of hoL water be*fote bieakfuHb,  and you'll fed betlor than a king! If you continue in life O.nv. you  can \)iv?A a Life Itviuniuec examination at Z~\iy.  Tf yon wi^h to prevent obi ,\tr(* rnminev evt !<>������ f-oon, or if you wane*!  to uierem;o your enanccs ior a long nto, you iihould clunk plenty ol  t".)ft 'YniT'A ot d?i,'.i!l''<1 ^'^'!!t'*^ 'h:i!v V"'  V.T  ���������t  .,.1.  Tt,,.  drug atoro iir. iiercou /viiuriu (unii-uric-acio,*. 'ini**.  ��������� I.���������   ,,,������������������,.    ..-.:.I   ���������-,.������.   r.xx,4   ~.a: . .... ������������������   i.    ..*..    \  irx.Lj     yxl.yi     .xLr.Lx      Lrxxti     ~...L0     % y..l Xr V Lrxj    XI������������X. .-v. y .. \  ,.:,,  ������,....,ivi..      * :��������� .it, i..,.. ���������..  i.i....   i ���������  .V*     X   ,.x, ....txXLI.rl.L  t ���������        I     . V  '   X   ' - '        ��������� - '       "   '  Anurjej'" ���������urivesi  ��������� , .        ...ii,   ���������iffs^wSiiiS  '. mmNummm *e^efW*.e*f-e������r^|e>*<(W^|ie*^^ rmvTvTm      ft-T*.-f-\iTrm-id~tiT.v      vnX.*XT"W m.1 VS  ���������v.*.  5V  nn_ _  I   ri*-***  oxcii&iige  Local and Persona  Billiard   Parlor  and  Barber Shop  The best advertisement we  have is when others try to  imitate. We lead; others  try to follow.  Come where the lights shine  and get your  Cigars, Soft Drinks  and Candies  Enjoy yourself with the regular guys.  r "    A. E. FRENCH  ��������� MANAGER  RC22BT   L.AMQNT  it x ma-' Bsm& a   .    e���������.erxsws ������������������~ .. -z  s  NOTARY F-iJBL-IG  INSURANCE   ��������� REAL. ESTATE  DEALER IN COAL.  CRESTON   -   -   B.C.  Charlie Chaplin in "The Count," at  the Peekin on Saturday night.  Col. and  Mrs. Lister were  at  Oan-  Lx~..xrx 1-      C *I XT X?r 1.,        ���������. U.Ol      ...J^  Kjxtiyjrx   lljx    uue     i,cn     x tscxx   rr   cvc   uuli   xtut  der B.R.T. auspices.  Mrs. Hunter of Edmonton, Alta,.  was a visitor here last week with her  sister, Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson.  B. F. Greenwood of Courtenay, ar.  rived this week, and is now one of the  staff at the Bank of Commerce.  Mrs. T. M. Edmondson was a yuletide holielay visiteir at Reyelstoke  with her daughter, Mrs, S. Evans.  Mr. and Mrs. Elmer Thompson anel  family of Wardner. were here for  New- Year's with Mr. and Mrs. Repsomer.  Roomers���������Wanted, two roomers  willing to room together. Upstairs,  Mr. Grady's building, other side of  laundry.  Father Demarias announces that he  will be here for the usual services in  Holy Cross Church, Creston, on Sunday, Jan. 11th.  The annual congregational meeting  of Christ Ohnrch, Creston, is called  for Monday evening, January 18th, at  the Parish Hail.  Harold Goodwin left for Nelson on  Sunday, where he expects to take a  commercial course in the business  college, in that city.  Members of Creston Lodge Knights  eif Pythias are reminded of tde special  meeting on Monday night, which all  are urged to attend.  Miss Bertha  Hurry, who   is   teach- |20x30 ft. warehouse for  the  Imperia-  ing at Rock Creek, was with Creston j Oil Co.. which is located on the C.P.R.  friends for part of the Christmas vac-' siding  midway  between   the   station  and section house. There are two 100-  barrel storage tanks outside, while  the building will house case goods.  A scarcity of help, and with the ageing orchards  demanding more careful attention, makes time-saving a _,  matrer of supreme consideration in the pruning season.  One of the best ways to conserve time is to use the  Nothing quite  so good as the  best of pruning tools.  I-< * r������ I-* ���������"W^   TUJ*.-,-. ������-.-��������� vr. i.    xLlrvw-r  TXTrx      ixlrxrx      U J 1 _  11 ...li^tO^  ������������ *d aiou uixnt-ao   ccjuaaij'   rcuauic  makes of Pruning Shears.  And speaking of Saws reminds us that we have an  exceptionally fine lot of  Hand Saws      Buck Saws      Crosscut Saws  Meat Saws        Compass Saws  Prices are moderate and goods guaranteed.  Hardware & Furniture Supply  J. BOYD Company Manager  M  _._������t FOREMAN'S  %-r-X JL \_/   X\.JL-/lVli       -~L        ^ mmJ  AFTERNOON TEA 25c.  ��������� served as you like it.  H<-t. J.M'inks nf all kinds and Lunches served  at all hours.  All 'ii.- l-il'->!   i rcenils ,i nil   Slice-l*, Music.  i OLI.M'HA nl'AKONOLAH in l'miied oak. walnut anil  mahogany flni-di. If vein want a machine that will play any  nil-sir ih the* arii-it  intended it slionlel be: playeel  buy a Columbia,  Make enir pl'we* yinii* hi'ji ile | ii.i it.e'is wlie-ii in  MiWn.  Wf will rri.ik'* vim fe-"l -it   hrnni'.  ��������� * 1   |.-v-<   1  *��������� I I I I *.  +* r  1   I 1.4   V   V  V   ���������������   >iii  (Z.,-  \,ell  i ��������� t  . r . -1-  1 / V *-.i   -  heiulcd an-l put in   shapr   for  another  year,  on    aivi    iMi'.t-v   lass   workman'  I   ...     I  >,<>���������! I .  '      " I   i I  i  e    I i  e '  ^atist  a < : i  1> '-!"n;  ran  r  j   i> ':     '������������������ :  t t  i*r44, w% tr- tirxi *xr* mTm *A -M  ft " M iu V M n R Mtiil  1.1 ijc. A i t-: n /v< ts.  -n. hr* Wm n tl M ~f~\ (sr*  V4,     *''    tmt mm    Sum    "M    ���������mt    mm   mm)     mm   mm  ^'XX.      "W^*    T^^^K*,      Tn rx     *rm)   40^ msm~m  ft MM   M II Hf M M Jl H  ^mM*m   Um~~- O 0     wf     tm   mlm* BuMM  ~r% m w% M itniir-  ���������      f���������        m-mrm        (._     *.. Xm .~T       i>������       1-0    4-4  \m 4*m   m W   pW*v    -If \r\\  PI d*ni \W^  sSUw O QO Del TB xu~7 Dim  cwfc-srow  ation.  Miss Amy Ebbutt, who is on the  nursing staif of the Lethbridge, Aita.,  hospital, spent.j^he New Year vacation  with her mother here.  J. R. Joy of Swift Current, Sask.,  has moved his family to Creston, and  at present are occupying the W. B.  Muir house on Park Road.  C B= Twiggs, B.S.A., the new resident horticulturist, arrived last week,  and is now in full charge of the agriculture dejiartment work in "Valley.  Dave Dow. who has been home for  the Christmas holidays, returned to  Vancouver on Saturday, where he is  taking a course in commercial telegraphy.  Mr. Paradis of Bow Island, Alta.,  has leased the ground floor of the  Grady stove on Fourth ftreet, opposite  McLeod Ave.* and is fitting it up for a  restaurant.  W. N. .McCr-eath e>f Nelsem, and Jas.  McCreath and wife of Portland, Ore.,  spent a few days here the latter part  tf the w������ek, the two former being  brothers of H. S. McCreath.  At the Pearis shop a new barber is  also in charge. He is Albert Fee,  who has just ariived from Spokane.  He has had about 15 years at the  trade, anil  comes well recommended.  For the first time for many years  Creston is compelled to bring in potatoes for local consumption, a car  of the Okanagan variety now being en  route. They will retail at not less  than $80 a ton.  Jas. Toes, a recent arrival from Saskatchewan, is the latest to acquire  property in thja Valley, last week buying a ten-acre tract belonging to Dr.  Thorn of Trail���������in the neighborhood  of the Bainbridge ranch.  Another sale of town property was  tvi.i/io lasfc  week \vhen*-"'Geo.  .Johnson  mx.xx.r.Sx Ix rxrx.i X *.x ,\     .... ...X~.S     1 I ������4- 4\~,     \Tt 4. t r\V.t .������  pill^.lluocU      uxty.     y c������������.(,,i. tr   ix'Li     Xltl      .   IxrtlLJt t.x  Aye. between the Methodist church  and the postoffice. The los has 108  feet frontage on Victoria Avenue, and  islOOfeetdtep.  The annual meeting of Creston Farmers' Institute is called for Tuesday  night  in the  Peekin  theatre, at 8,30  n���������.*-*-*..^-! mrv.4- t> ���������-tr-* ������~w������ i���������1-*������       * f~       v*.mx*\       4-.*rX0*.'-*'x.*x,        S\1T  ULiM iiuiii       -a~m.xoi uco*^      -*~r      *u������jv.      *_-������i^v, *'**.,**   ^ ���������***.  officers and the annual report. Under  the new organization-only two directors are to be elected this year.  The Ladies' Guild of Christ Church  are giying a Cinderella dance in the  Parish Hall next Friday eyening from  8.30 to 12, with ah admission fee of  50c, and refreshments, if desired, at  10c. a plate. The music wiii be furnished by Mrs. Lister and Mrs. Garland.  Commencing on Friday last all the  stoves in town are now closing at 6  o'clock, instead of 7 as has been the  rule fcr several years back. Tt is  possible ihe new early closing will do  away with the Wednesday half holiday wnich has been in vogue the past  three years.  Mrs. Dishman had a very ul  sale of the farm stock, implements  and household effections Wednesday  of last week, and the following day  lelt with her family for Nebraska,  where they will make their home  with   her   brother.    Mr. Dishman, ai-  ������r\r��������������� ll<5^.        ...*>W  IIUO^/I ucii  part of December.  The Creston Orchestra concert on  the evening of December 26th scored  a well deserved success���������both in the  way of generous applause of the various numbers as well as a turnout that  comfortably rilled the Peekin theatre.  The hope is expressed that the different artists as well as the orchestra  will be heard again during the season.  ^^^s^ ~r%~ s ������  c ..ja .      r���������    xxx  0jU,~~lT~tU,y9       *~>~-fm. J-HS  Wm. Ramsay of Nelson, proyineial  engineer for the Kootenay, was here  on Saturday, taking a look at operations at the* Goat River Brielge. The  bridge crew is expected along any day  now and arrangements have been  made to use the M. R. Palmer packing shed as a dining room for the  crew Supt Campbell will have on the  work.  0.'DonneIl  of Trail  has  Re*,  TH/T  J.M..  r.  ANTONIO MORENO and  CAROL HALbOWAY,   in  see iron last  The latent and greatest Vitagraph  Serial, and the greatest circus  story ever.  EARLE WILLIAMS  in  Genttaman nf finality  WViamyillMIl      *ar ���������       v^vmmm. v x m  from   the-popular novel of  the same name.  Charlie Chaplin  in  "The Count"  Everyone knows Charlie Chaplin���������  the highest paid comedian  in films today.  Wednesday, Jan.'fi  EDITH ROBERTS in     ,  'Set Free"  A picture of surprises.  Screen Magazine.     Comedy  Creston district band had quite a  good crowd out for their masquerade  ball in Mercantile Hall on New Year's  eve, for which thc: augmented Creston  orchestra, supplied tlio mdsic. The  pr;Zi'-'.vli!T*erK we-i-n Mrs. Pardee and  Miss K Anderson, and Lieut.. Rice  and Lome Botterill.  Rev. Mr. Herd man of Trail will take  the Methodist, service at Creston on  Sunday night, and will officiate at  Lister nt 11 o'clock in the morning.  Rev. Mv, Hamilton is making quite  satisfactory progi-cH**- after his operation, and will be back shortly to re-  sunu- Iuh piiHtorate.  Mr. anel Mrs. I). Le-arinenitli are- al,  pie'Hent imtnrtaining quite a houseful  of coni|><iny. Mrs. Lenrmont.h'.s par-  CMits, Mr. and Mrs. McKay, from near  Sherbreioke. Que-., with feinr other  memheiK of the family, arriving on  M.o.sdr.y. TlKiy :n������y  to leicate in the Valley.      ;l 1   .  jr....  >ih.i y  ������ti:*LrlliU  ()rt'.sl.ini C'.W.V.A.  will In* (jei.il.r .il .e  he>x Heie-lal whist, anel dance- in Mercantile Hall temigbt,, the proe-.e-eds let be  use-el to help pay fen* the f urn lulling.-* of  theh i-Hiit'l i-i ���������* in the* Mallaiulaine*  buildiii';. Tbe' ImlicH are- a"nk<*<l tei  bring lieixeie with lunch for two.  Coil' r.ll.\     Cud, at. a*'')  Mainline-!'   I'Vi-iii'li    of   the   lOxchiinge  liillialel    |,,.'|..i     li.i ,     e^e'i'Uivd    O.   II...nl  iiii-ii- of Mj'uk.'itii' in lake 4'hiirge- of the*  baibei' slieip in eiiniiee-t ion with the*  liii'.iniMM.   ,in<l    in'    iiiiiioii'iiii'il     weak  e.n   S'tl l|������-e"'i y "Mi-     | "ei.'ie! Ijle'j'e* i'* MM   e'V-  J������������-������ ie'lll'l'rl    l,l||,,,|;||    lllti'it,   \v|ii|,  I'    \\nrl;  alwaVMirlyi-i. It i j.< 11 - -j- t ^at isfae-l iem.  been appointed organizer of the Kootenay Presbytery for the financial  drive in connection with the Forward  Movement of the Presbyterian Church  in Canada. He intends visiting Cres-  rJou on Thiu-sday and Friday next.  Public meetings will he held each of  these evenings in the church.    All are  : -t... j*  111 v i iixryi. ^.  Christ Church Ladies' Guild had  their annnal meeting on Tuesday  afternoon, when the officers for 1920  were chosee as iolle>ws; President,  Mrs, H. L. Crosthwait; vice-president.  Mrs. Ebbutt; secretary, Mrs. D. S.  MacKenzie; treasurer, Mrs. W. D.  Willson. During the year the ladies  raised a total of almost $500 for  church effort.  There has been some move in town  business propertv the past week, the  most notable sale being the pre>perty  at present occupied by the postoffice  and telephone, which was ourchnscd  by W. H. Crawford at $4000'. The lot  is 50x100 feet, and was owned by A. W.  Coulter, The premises at the rear of  the postoffice are being fitted up for a  millinery store and will be occupied  by Mrs. Bruce.  Mrs. L. Mclnnes is prepared to do  all kinds of plain sewing at a moderate  price at her home, Canyon City. No  objection to remodelling CLEAN garments. Kindly provide your own  patterns. Beading, braiding, embroidery, etc., done to order. Many  kinds of fancy work taught. 2.30 to 8  p.in. Terms: Cash upon receipt of  finished article.  li. M. Winslow of Vernon, manager  of the B.C, Cre-dit and Traffic Association, addressed a meeting eif the fruit  growers at the Peekin on Monday  night, dealing mainly with the sugar  shortage and the fruit marketing situation as it lemms up today. President  Compton of the Fruit Growers Union  occupied the chair, and there was  quite a good turnout.  An exceptionally fine carload eif beef  cattle were unloaded here on Saturday, by P. Andestad of Wynndel, whei  had picked thmn up in Southern Alberta some time* ago. The-y were  Shorthorns and here-fords. Earlier in  the fall he brought a similar le>t to  Wynndel, and he will have an auction  sale of thee hit at McCi-eath's stables,  Crcsleiu, on Saturday, Jan. 17th.  The Peekin the-ati-e was crowded to  capacity on N..;w Year's eve for (,lu:  nniHepierade ball giyen by Manager  Rodgers. The hoii^o was artistically  decorated, anel an aelele*el all,rue-lion  wa.s the showing of the Charlie Chap.  Iiii picture, "In the Park," while supper was being served. The costume  prize-winners were Mr. anel Mrs. F. II.  Jackson feu- fane-y dress, and Mrs.  Vae-hem :unl Ron. Lidgate comic:*.  Is Your  Watch  nenaoie  The saddest words of pen or tongue  Are these three words, I AM STUNG !  There is no need of your  bemg stung in buying a  Watch when you can get  expert advice as to the  good and poor points of  the different makes here.  Better to be safe  than  sorry.  J. V. ORR  Expert Watch Repairing  Next door Mawson Bros.     CRESTON  %\m\  '���������h  ���������m\  m  l st  ', 'it  .HI  Now is tho time to repair  your Aladdid Lamps. We  have a full stock of  Mantles  < 'eml r/iel i if   M it rln-H    ei|     C-il-'i-l-y    I  nm  The- e-xce-lle-uee- of the equipment of  the Peekin moving picture fhe-atre.  wan strikingly demonstrated on New  Years Day when Manager Rodgers  favored the- theatre patrons with a  showing of the1 famous libn play "The  1 Ii-.ui, i.i 11 ii inn nil y ," vv !iie li V\ us ..^i \ en  iii 1. lull, ie:���������*. .'-IIHUili*; lull> .'('Hal I,el  'the    mIhiwiiiu     of    il     .it      tin*     hi|*;   r.\[ y  houscH, accoreling to those* whei hael  tie-e-n it, both at the coast ami Spokane-.  l*'or this occie-inn im nii-he'slia com-  ; poi.eel of Mi:-. ('I'umpl em and Mr.  ; i'in.i iiein Nn-i|iiii <! till in;-; tnii-ae* ior  'the elilfe-ie-nl scene's. Maililge'r Kod-  ! l/e-li." e l.l.e T|ili:e*   iu   bringing  t.lli:;   Well-  ! know n     | tie-1 nit-    te������    Creston    is    very  .   ., .������.     , ;���������.��������� ,.,i  A$\  Chimneys  Mounted Wicks  Wick Cleaners  Any other part you need  we  will proenro for you.  Better  Suh'iGC  BROTHERS  Lower  fl  ^.Tr.Trzr*  wmmm  ^���������������1$$^^

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