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Butterfield spent the week-end at Balfour  visiting friends. The former1 returned  on M on Cay noon, but Efi. is staying  on indefinitely.  Jim. Butterfield paid his home a flying visit on Friday, returning to Balfour on Saturday.  A dance is being planned for Saturday night in the schoolhouse. Everybody wanted there to make it a good  time. Gents 25 cents. Ladies please  bring lunch.  Mr. Anderson is hoping to t>tart  building this week. He has- all the  lumber hauled and the clearing ready.  He house will be about opposite Walter Coopers.  D. Butterfield and the Misses Hagen  spent Thursday in town.  Mr. and Mrs. J. C, Butterfield spent  Sunday here visiting their -parents.  The big concert is billed for Saturday,  March   6th,      Don't   forget   the  eiUUHlgm  -.C 4~t^ U_. .*- -x.Xx ^  Ut       -CrTiimjl'UOli,      T> IXLt  has been here with bis brother-in-law,  F. Parente, anticipates making Sirdar  his permanent home. He paid a flying visit to Cranbrook last week,  bringing back a brand new grama-  phone with him.  JimPaseuzzo was our representative  at Creston this week. He made the  trip on Monday.  tt-T*   IT     * CI  3>o union onares  ���������=c=  mJSH  %x\x\    6������������  OVOJ..  L8St������B*  ftX..i.r.     I*      ......x.    rx.rx.Sxt     .-...*���������  XVXtxrxx7   I Ll   JXHIL    nif-,uu  -./Ut,.  rIU.  going to be the biggest and best concert ever put on in Wynndel, you can  not afford to miss it. There 'will be  dancing after ifc= More about it next  week.  The United Farmers are meeting  this Thursday night to endorse resolutions that Delegate Packman will take  with hitn to the convention at Victoria. At the last directoi-s' meeting two  rather important committees were  named. One is the sick and welfare  committee which is to keep its eyes  open- for cases.' of need or sickness  where help is required. The other is  the social committee which was named  as Miss Anna. Hagen and. Mr. Pack -���������  man, who- were given power to add to  their, number, arid have selected Miss  ber of the committee.  The Lister branch of the G.W.V.A.  held a meeting in the schoolhouse on  Tuesday evening last.  A steam doukey engine  with  com  plete equipment' was unloaded at the  beginning of - the   week, and   will  be  used at stumping operajt-ion-^ this season.  Capt. Rant has returned to the coast.  A gang is busy this week widening  the lower Creston-Porthill road to a  width of forty feet.  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Davis are visitors  with Nelson friends for a few days.  C B. Twigg, the Valley agriculturist  gaye an interesting talk to the soldier  settlers on Wednesday night last, his  subjects being Hot Beds and Farm  Garden Pests.  Sunday  school  is a .regular institution with us now, the'sessions   being  held Sunday afternoons at the school  house,  Jas, Tuus.ley is spending part* of the  week with friends in Cranbrook.  Listerites one and all will be pleased  to hear of the arrival of a daughter at  the home of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Crandall  now residing in Vancouver,  Optimism -that assayed "100 per  fit*, in every detail bulged out at  vy angle of f.he annual meeting  proceedings of Oreston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd., at the [Peekin  theatre on Saturday afternoon.  President Compton was at the  helm, and the session was favored  with quite a large and representative turnout of the growers.  Wliile all round  satisfactory returns to the growers in 1919 and  the prompt payment of the   same  forshadowed a financial statement  that   would prove the best in the  Union's eight or nine years' history,  When J. W. Hamilton got through  with   a brief but lucid analysis of  the balance sheet, culminating with  the  announcement that* the liquid  and   potential  assets  when set off'  against the liabilities gave the $5  Union   share   a present-day value  of  $9.93, the  shareholdsrs present  could  hardly   grasp    the"   change  that had been worked in the Ulrica's   financial   standing and business dealings in the four years that  Messrs. Staples and Hamilton had  been in the charge of the concern.  As   Mr. Hamilton,s   statement   of  Union affairs appears elsewhere in  this issue  it will be  uipiessa-ry to  dwell further on that feature of the  meeting.  President Compton's opening remarks were brief. He asked for  whole heareed support of the B.C.  Fruit Growers Association assessment of a quarter of a cent a box,  the funds so raised being urgently  required to protect the growers' in-  tersts in. handling express rates  controversies, freight schedules, car  shortages, etc., j*ce well as providing  President���������Jas. Compton.  Vice-President���������John Blinco.  Directoas���������Jas. Adlard, Frank  Putnam, Guy Constable, it. B.  Staples, Yifm. Mather.  Before   adjourning   Messrs. Mc-  0.V-M. T.t     W4     *XT~f  and   Adlard   proposed  ..rxi-rx     rxC     +1,��������� ��������� 1 .     Xrx-.lilT        XT. -iXr...  vSjug v/i   i/ii cut mo   iu iiic-saia. iiiiiuiuuii  and Staples, to which both the  mover and seconder spoke in highest terms of the ability both gentlemen and shown, in their conduct of  Union affairs in four years- In reply the recipients explained that  their success was in some considerable measure due to co-operation  of the growers, and bespoke ''the  same kindly consideration for.their  successors.  j^-m-ggsgBQtj gggg  Local and fersonaS  Fob Sale���������Purebred single and  double comb Rhode Island Red cockerels. Also Buff Orpingtons. E. C.  Gibbs.   f  Owing to the "I Love a Lassie" company appearing here on Saturday,  Feb.   28th,  at   the   Peekin,  Manager  OQe-V.  WUI.1J)       ������  tj ���������xrt ���������.rx���������.r��������� ~0. X. r x . . Xx r. r\ IX  A.t,\jy.fcy;x o     till t ii/um ,*r<r->  41...4-      4-lw.       m.rxr~..i..x.  tit.XXLl     XLILr       XtTf^tLULL  Women^s iiastitiste  '-���������   - -v**. --'.���������--���������'. ,--*���������^-V*--,'���������' "V'y   ~:P~~.������������������'���������"��������� s-vk. ;-:���������'������, .... , _,  *-:��������� P"'Z-:'pyZZZ^ZZLrP?ZZ '":PZ^p>:If������n>erevenuesi&fr advertising - and  ^������e!o-n^w1n^  x  Mrs. P. Chevbo was called to Cranbrook the latter part of the week owing to the illness of her daughter, Mrs.  Pelle.  No woid one way or the other having come from Chas. Biafore, who left  some weeks ago on a visit to the old  home in Italy, it is persumed he has  already reached there. He is expected buck in May, ac-compained by his  bride.  Ling fishing is over for the season.  None are being taken here, and a par-  ty that tried for them at Washout  Creek a few days ago i eports none of  them In that stream either.  The McCabe bridge crew has the  new bunkhouse well along to completion, and'whon ready it will comfortably house a dozen sleepers.  The erection of the new bunkhouse  is bringing to light many stories of  the discomforts of sleeping quarters of  fifteen and twenty years ago. One of  the best of these yarns was sprung  here last week. It is a poem iu me-  nionain of a night spent in utj^-efforf lo  slip into slumber in one of the early.  day sleeping '���������.hack*-', one of the- verses  running like this:  Now 1 lay nie down to sleep  While all around nie bedbugs creep;  ll'otie should bite- before I wake  I prav to (itid its jaw may break.  - The attendance at Sirdar school i.s  the lightest, at pn-senl Ihat it has been  for some years back, Principal Tire win  burin;*; only nlieint a do'/.eii scholars in  attendance.  ,H. l'aeii'/'/o, who hranrhrd out into  sheep raising last year, with a few  In*.u������ of pnivl.i eil Sibi-opi-hii*'**.. announces that the young lamb:, are com-  inencing to urriye two at a time in  number <>l" r.\-.:r-?.  Tony lli-tner is inking a short vac-  ,it inn at pi i .* cut. which In- i*- spt-nding  with friends in ('i-anbrook.  ary meeting was held on Friday afternoon. The ttfeasurer's report to the  end of January showed a balance on  hand of $142.81.  After a letter from the secretary of  the B.C. Institutes on that subject  had been read it was resolved that the'  date of the annual meeting in future  should be held in December in place  of January as in the past.  The library committee,' consisting  of Mrs. Lyne and Mrs. Hamilton, submitted their report to the meeting.  They had met the committees of the  Board of Trade, United Farmers and  school trustees on Feb. 6th and after  tbe matter of the Co-Operative Lib-.  Vary scheme had been very fully discussed it was decided to call a public  meeting as soon as possible to find out  tbe feeling of the community as to tho  liklihood of obtaining the necessary  funds.  A new school visiting committee,  consisting of M*-s. Henderson and Mrs,  Speers, was named in place of Mrs. St,  Jean and Mrs. Lyne, who resigned  from the previous committee.  Mrs. Garland gave a reading from  Mrs. Parson's Manual on Public Meetings, which was listened to with great  interest. After roll call tea was served and $8.7r> collected.  After the  general  meeting  had adjourned the members who had been on  Mrs. Downs' side  in   the  competition  for new members   met and decided to  give an afternoon tea to the other side  on Fridav. Feb. 27th.    Further particulars will   be  giyen  the  members by  | Mrs. (������. Cartwright, who is taking the  j place of  Mrs. Downs, the   latter  hay-  |ing,   unfortunately,   been   obliged   fo  , lea\ ei ior I in* tuiasi.  If you are interested in pruning  shears look up (lit- Union aelvt. on  page- I.  Picture fans who have wished for a  chance to see the girl who married the  ���������)",.(,,,,,,.��������� r-r������-tfn<"li*M������������ rfMinrlie' Clui'tHie  should not miss the chance offered on  ���������Wednesday, Feb. 25th, at the* Peekin.  of : i-eiug both .Mr. ami Mrs. Charlie  Nelson News: Benjamin FJrldn .Chaplin. Mrs. Chaplin will appear in  Whitebread ami   Mrs. l-ldith   Grundy,   the     (niveisul     special      production,  iieelh    e.f    Si I .1.11 ,   -A ��������� 1������     ie ..-.I I U el   .11     t he  \ '' Wll e* 11     A     ("ill     I ."Vf: ,"  wh ie'h    i-'the  |������ie'l,l������>leli.������l������   ilulii; I* eUl Till *:..l.������y   J.pr\- ' kiliel  oT   II   WC:  I (Til     ye .11   will    "lljeeV ,M'C-  ne.mi,  Hev.   Ii. T. McClintewk   ollh-ial-   ing.     I-Vbi miry 2f>t h will be kiiown iin  .. ..      , ��������� ,  llll.-*. .*\l|e*l*      III"'     ���������*<���������! ������-iin hi v      .** i .   .i,iu     ���������   i..������|.n.i    i..^n<,  markets for the rapidly increasing  fruit   output.    Mr. Compton   paid  -fX IKJ 1.1 UO    KjVJ-    V1JC    0{Jiv.iimi<l4  .1  ov;i  * *i>-o  Uered by Manager Staples and  very much regretted the Union  could not induce him to remain another year. In the new manager,  Mr. Loveday, he hoped a worthy  successor wonld be found. Mr.  Compton assured, however, that  Mr. Loveday had been informed  that the Union looked to him to  deliver the goods, and that failure  in this respect would mean short  notice dismissal.  Manager Staples had no uddi'ess  to make. -sFor this year he proposed to omit oratory   bnt  would  be  pleased    to   answer   any   question  about   Union   affairs that growers  might like to ask.    In this connection   he  announced   that for 1920  greater    warehouse    neoomoeation  would be required  at Creston  and  that a warehouse 80 x 40, oi- thereabouts should bo built at Erickson.  This latter warehouse had been promised for 1919 but due to the uncertainty of tlio orop   early in  tlio  season   construction   had   been deferred.    On tho 1.920 marketing ho  had no fear that   there   would   bo  buyers for tho entire orop at good  prices, but strongly advocated  tho  elimination  from  tlie pack of most  of tho stuff tluit. is nnw supposed to  bo No. ...    Ho ventured the stato-  niont had 80 per omit, of the No. 1-$  apples put tip in  the Creston Val  ley would lie considered  not worlh  buying  'even   by   local   growers   if  they   could  see tho   Creston   No. ',)  pack alongside tho No. 'A grade as  put up in  l-l"-' Okaiiagun.      He urged   the   w-ir-dom   of c< nlinuin/* the  present arrangement of selling direct   to    wholesalers,  ntnting    thai,  even    at,   o.iliin>u    Arm,   -.vliuii.*,   the  policy   ol'   Helling  to   retailers   prevailed, the prices obtained by Creston   growor.s   wan nlill  slightly   the,  lli'.'iL,       v;eeiie.i;L luie.i        (ilea o prompt,  which  meant  the.   grower   got,   bin  money tho quicker.  With  the  exception of one direo-  j for those in (-barge of Union affairs  feu-   11120   will   be   the   hii tno   iim   IiimI  year, the   president  and   viee-presi  J dent being rutin nod by acolamat ion.  ��������� 'ri.;,. , ������.',��������� .>('���������;,.,,, ,.,.  I      "  Saturday show for that week will be  given on Friday night, the 27th. The  Peekin was also offered the booking  of Grossmith, the English entertainment company, for March 6th, but  has declined the offer.  The Women's Institute on Tuesday  commenced the serving of hot drinks  at the public school for the benefit of  the children who bring their dinner  with them. At present the Institute  is defraying the expense of the cocoa,  cream and sugar, as well as the equipment needed to expeditiously serve the  drinks, whiie one of the teachers will  week about Supervise the good work.  If any of our citizens have cooking apples to spare a donation of some  of these' w<*-fiJd-be gratfcf^illy-teeelyetl  by the Sisters at St. Eugene Hospital,  Cranbrook. The institution is out of  fruit of this. sort, and will cheerfully  pay transportation charges on any  and all fruit sent. St. Eugene deserves well of this section and it is hoped  there will be quite a generous response  to this appeal.  Mesdames Cook and Maxwell and  Messrs. Hayes and W. V. Jackson,  who comprise the 1A20 fall fair prize  list committee had their initial session  on Tuesday night, when considerable  "progress was made at revising the list  of awards. L'nes on which prizes will  be given in the needlework section are  now complete, and will be published  in next week's paper so that the ladies  can get busy forthwith,  The Roman Catholic Church on Vic  toria Ave. had quite a close call to  being destroyed by fire on Wednesday  morning. An overheated stove at the  rear of the edifice had set the back  wall tin fire but fortunately the dense  clouds of smoke issuing from the  building were quickly noticed and the  corps of volunteer lire lighters extinguished the blaze before much damage had been'done. SfijO'will coyer the  loss.  Mrs. H. B. Downs left this week for  a short holiday trip^ with friends at  Vancouver and Victoria.  ���������Chaiiie Botterill, who has been  working at Nelson for the past few  months, arriyed home on Sunday for  a couple of weeks' vacation.  Mr. and Mrs. Jensen, who have been  at Camp 2 in the Canyon district, haye  just moved into the house on the Eric  Howard ranch.  Mr. and Mrs. Boyd are expected any  day from Regina, Sask., to take pos-������  session of the fiye acres of tne W. H.  Kemp ranch which the Boyd's lately  purchased. They will live for the present in the vacant house on the Kemp  place. Mr. Kemp has just lately purchased fiye acres formerly owned by  his brother here.  Leslie Timmons, who has been living in California since his return from  overseas seryice last year, arrived  here last week for a short stay with  his parents, Mr. r.nd Mrs. D. S. Timmons.  Sam Fraser is busy these days with  his Siiwin0* machine cuttinor a ssason's  suppiy of fuel for several of the ranchers. To date he has contracts for  about 150 cords, and has Dolf Weir  handling the engine and saw rig.  Mr. and Mrs. E. Cartwright, who  were expected home from their eastern trip this month, are hung up at  Regina, Sask.. where Mrs. Cartwright  contracted a mild sittaek of ttie flu.  A notable addition was made to the  purbred stock in the Valley the fore  part of the month, when W. V. Jackson received a nine months' Jersey  bull from the well-known Moresby  Island Jersey Farm. The animal is  40 per cent, of Golden Glow Chief���������a  male with a showing of more of his  progeny in the record of performance  class than any other male in the world.  BiTStf-^m-gmngm-f-  Mr. Woodman of Cranbrook, one of  the partners in the firm, is here at present installing a new planer at the  Cranbrook   Sash i<. Door Co. mill, and  !-~        r. ��������� -,..., XZ..x.       xx.x-.X       ...rx-x*S-  111      Oj.iei ������ m ill      1ICM,      UllJll 111!.  Miss R titled eg, our popular teacher,  ���������was called to Nelson for the week-end  and was much missed from the Saturday night dance at the Kitchener  Hotel.  Mrs. McGonegal and children were  visitors at Creston the latter part of  the week, guests of Mrs. Belanger.  Scott Price, who got back last week  after quite an extended absence, is  leaving in a few days for Slocan City,  where he wiii work on some mining  claims at that point.  Joe. I*inhie expects to be awarded  the medal for the greatest trapper in  the Kootenays. Last month his catch  was four marten, and this month he  expects to do equally well, having four  more of them located which he will  inveigle into walking into one of his  best traps. Parties with Victory  Bonds to sell should consult Joseph.  Operations in every direction with  tp.'- rA-\A* A- T>e������oi* Co. are iroincr nt ton  speed, their staff of employees now  numbering over sixty. The average  daily cut, at. the mill is well over tla.OOO  that have been purchased by Ilu- land i f(M>' Jl day. ami they are cutting an  HMlilenionl bonid. on which it is pro- i order foi a million feet from the Hoss--  posed to establish a mill to saw lum- ! Saskatoon linn at U niiio, and um-  ber for use in building operations at j hiadiug out t wo <-ars a day alimihl.  Lister and elsewhere.    There ate two |     '\-\u.   Saturday    night   dance  at   the  Jas. Anderson of Kaslo, who is in  charge of the Alexander timber and  land iui.i'i est.- in the I\i>eiLi.-ti,i.y, ei .en  here the fore part of the week, accompanied by a limber cruiser, and has  started   work cruising the two limits  other Ali'**.aijd<*r limit"  h"r<\ the fe-ur   *  I  ivin ui'  thi  :v.i.  of then) accounting for at least twenty ! .-vents  of the  sort  this  season.    The-  million feel of standing limber. .crowd    lilleel   the   ttaniing   iie.or   jusi  .1, T, Hearth of Winnipeg, Man., inspector lor the Imperial Hank ot e'nn-  ndii, wiih a Creston visitor the latter'  part of the week, making his (list  official visit to the- 4'rest.on branch.  The great, yariety of I'rnit .shipped ;  I'roui here drew tnim the* vir-iUu* the*  remark that the Valley must he- pretty  much in the same- elass as tin* famed  Niagara peniii-aila, Ontario'*) baniur  horticultural i-eel ion. Mr. Snu Lh ������**<- ,  pres'-eel Hat.isfact.ion at the biisiiu*ss  hanelletl   by  the'Criston  branch since  I ,r> ,, ������! i ������, r r   ,|lln<t.     iMi,|i|     III* Ml ill-.    It II l������.  . coinfeutably. and   everyone   remarked  1 (>���������**   the ������������������VCe-ptieeifll  ' ���������������������������e|:������ I'l M ��������� " -'    of .'ill   ill  attendance.    Thc   ladies   provided   an  excellent   supper, anel   lint* music was  Sttpplirel   by   Me**-*-!-.   Hi.e.lh   (pill 111 >\ II nel  * * ' ' 'J  Si-etii������n     !*��������� ���������! elnrn     "N*i-I-.iiU    .tiul    .lullll-  .-on anel live e.f their ciew were at  CicsIimi e������n Mmielay to receive the  monthly  piy e-heel*...    Tin* new rnad-  lim.ster ha.~> lM--lieel ,tn eildel* that they  be paid at that pe>iut in future. They  went    to   town   on   the    handcar    bui  c,ikii-   l.,t.r>,   r,|i   llll-    I ,,.,<��������� I i I   i   i .  S,  w.r*u*������-tt--������ii^^  wm-������Mii<|i#r*������wui)M������iWii-wvw������iwwnr'-*i'������' iiiiiurini.i'KMinii'intMUawmmi  l*'*''*'e*'J.flB.,'.'''JE ,aiiti.i,������iin-������ii,iii,i I..0  i~0^^ii00wtmitt}ii^^.\0������mi0000ii4vyim.0i4~. rrnrwMmrr,���������������i,rj-,������..miuriiWw.Mu^imil i  ixxr^ii, ui,iurii^Biirrffil  ���������mx&fmitmmmm  ma  ife^atfteiafeafcJ' i^fi<fe t-^nwd hMrtii*atfB^m.^g.tt*rfc -t^aft^-^attM^tJihata a^^at^^. ^uu^u-a^v^ ^^x^ ^r^^" 3 ^^"hfffi'-WnS t fi  ffi-^t'-jdt'ije^ac^^j-iFV  m  p|-������W>*<MHliyWWtt^^  iiMi^iip^-f-yrjinw^  ���������^^������������������aM.wi.r^  , SHE     'RTCVTnvw,     CHTSS'TOW,     ~-     -~  I  t^trA -x.}f*txA Vn.Zi  ssd~t ak-uuu & cUcU  T  _ A    S-eT.Art    I AlT-vlr-g  nv   uvvu  txs*j\r-x*0  Easy Enough to Restore Both By  a    Simple    Home   Remedy  That Costs But a  I -yuarter  Bad looks and bad health go together. To look young, to bc happy,  to enjoy life, and he always at your  test you must keep your blood pure,  your liver active, your bowels well  regulated. These are the prime essentials to ay happy, healthy old age.  If you want a positive guarantee of  good health, you can easily find it in  ihe regular use of Dr. Hamilton's  Pills, which for forty ycars have been  keeping thousands of people in the  pink of condition. It's no experiment  to use Dr. Hamilton's Pills as a regular round of life. They arc composed  of certain extracts and herbs that  search out disease, that regulate, tone  and strengthen the system. .  If in need of better health, if lacking in strength, if subject to headaches, blood disorders, constipation,  lack of appetite, and indigestion, 'tis  gafe to say you will be cured quickest  by using Dr. Hamilton's Pills, sold  everywhere in 23c boxes.  him with brimming eyes.    She won- j  dercd if Ruggles had any realization  that   he   was   telling   her   of   such   a  love^ as no other*man had ever found  ivoi'ds to express to her.  "I beg your pardon," said Ruggles.  "I didn't mean to upset you���������but T  just wanted you to know what you  and your picture had done for mc.  I'll call up thc office now and tell  them to send Mustapha."  CHAPTER XVII._  In his cordial note of invitation to  luncheon, Mr. Falconer had suggested  that Ruggles come to his apartment  *     *-~   ���������-������-���������    that thev  ***** ^���������  an  nour  VxLLty,  x.      x-M-  LU       LaiA.  A K12H st six������v~  years of age is  either a failure  or a success. BEE-CHAM'S  PILLS havebeen made for sixty  years and have the largest sale of any  medicine In the world I  Millions use - "���������*-  are material. Go on as you have gone;  hold your head high and keep your  heart humble." He spread his finely  shaped hands and smiled. "As to the  questions wc have been - considering,  if you care to have me do so, I shall  take pleasure in explaining our needs"  ���������again that comforting plural possessive���������"to Miss Challand and try to  enlist her services.    And as to your  i;  m      ������m 11 -a v~ mt������  J.' i.JJJ.JLH.������|  =**-%  _ J1C3  1  o^  er������r*Mk      Utn,A/\ri  WM   ������>JLIAJC;S  might have an opportunity  before the arrival of the other guests.  Ruggles was glad to comply with this  suggestion, and was warmly greeted  by the kindly old gentleman.  "My dear young friend," said he,  beaming at Ruggles over the tops of  his shell-rimmed pince-nez, "I'm delighted to see you. Pembroke gave  me the most of your news, but I am  most anxious to hear the tale from  your own lips. Do sit down. You  are still lame, I see."  "Oh, I guess I'll limp for the rest  of my life," Ruggles answered.  ''Thank you ever so much for your  kindness, Mr.  Falconer."  "Not a bit of it. A great pleasure,  I assure you. I was deeply grieved  to hear of the death of my esteemed  friend, Colonel Hamid Pasha. I knew  him intimately some years ago when  he was in the diplomatic service of  his country."  Ruggles smiled and nodded. "The  day before his death," said he, "I was  reading to him from the copy of  Swinburne which you gave him. He  often spoke of you and of how much  pleasure he had got from your present"  So!5crs:irs,*icra!aCaaa"Ui. En bases, 25s., SCc  ��������� BY ���������  HENRY G. ROWLAND  Copyrighted. Printed by special  arrangement with  Thos. Alien,  Toronto.  (Continued.)  "Well, it strikes me that's a poor  sort of way to test a man," said he.  "Any fellow that would keep on plugging away at his job after a jolt like  that might as well make up his mind  to stick to the same job for the rest  of his life. He wouldn't deserve to  get on."  Ruth nodded. "I'm inclined to  agree with you," said she. "When  you found that the company had gone  back on you, I suppose you lost your  faith in the whole business ��������� the  Downing  familv and all."  "No," said Ruggles slowly. ��������� "I  never for a moment felt any different  about you and your father and Dick.  If Dick had been here, I would have  gone to him and asked for a square  But I didn't war.t to bother  father, and I certainly wasn't  ���������going to cry-baby to yon, especially  when you'd been so good to me and  given  mc  your picture."  "What's become of the picture?"  Ruth asked, looking at him through  narrow*!*]   lashes.  Rugglcs smiled. "Did you notice  just no-.v when you opened the door  how Mustapha looked away the second he saw vour face?" he asked.  "Yes. Why did he do that?"  "Because he recognized you from  the picture. I'll bet you that when  1 send for him to make our coffee  he'll never once look your way. Hc  = that you're like my patron  . .���������:*.'������������������.-���������'���������.���������il"���������the- color poured  R';*:r',*'*;'s fr.ee���������''I guess maybe  i-liou* richr. He'd think it was  ".', '.T.-y.'.i- ������������������'���������.'--.-.- to look nt von  (A.-    rhr.t    wav  j i  UCdl.  you������  thmr  saint  into  Mr:  I've-  IT. '������������������-  V: * *-  ���������*** -,  -.' r  f.'.-'u  fri-v,*  he ���������  h *���������'���������'!  I'd  h>'.'-  c.   IV  re   I  orurt  ;hi   ii  :*     I  nc*  wns  ,r>*  H-  ahout  i-ini?','-  sr.ving  ir;, a Tr.r-  :t*i���������  n   mo*.-*,-  .li.ln't  dis-  iiavc  got  Iv'*--   rcli-  ���������,-rl  '1  i o i, i, i.,; -.t'.  htif! Tri'*'.',  un-'e-r;;*;  ' y     (ii- ���������������������������������     r- ..* ;  "j JO     '/(HI  for.-   ;:-.'::,-:  "Mo*.-    A--::  "Mv    cio-l*.*:*  pr-**! I y   r���������'!:.'t"  tri**   ii:ii)ii.      i  helped    rue**-  Kuf.-rt'i'-'   '.vi.  mi" ������te)m '' t i. II i  tO he- '.VO', ' 11  ���������jry    mi     e ......,,.  In  the rloi*.  ��������� li  lo  e-.v.*tl  h l'Ol.'i'*  I.-, re i-  i-    !,i:,  Villi-  rhnl  viicn  i-if.-.l  v ro,  ar������o*!w'o  h t i i 1  to  h  , i c. r  ; i���������-'.���������' rr?;.  *     ;<\fi)  iiul  to  !c.! iii'-'������������������  :iii.|  o'k'"  I. "I"  ���������a I    ]���������:<'*):  .i    1' '',     ���������������  ��������� j.r      "il  ���������   lo   liv-  of.  YV  f'I  1  o  fire? ty  oolc :t  ���������r   fit  i, l y    *'i * ���������!.    :i:    !  onrt   i   *.!���������������������������������������������  I     it,    .Hill    It  ii'- .'.-rfil  hoi!  ' ;   ���������-    i !, I '*  ir.-J-'i    Ii.i  owni*i i'."-,'  ���������V'tr  ,   Ini.*  i *. .*;  ,,-���������, ���������  ent.'  Mr. Falconer seemed much affected.  "Dear me���������is that really so? But do  tell me your story. Pembroke's letter^ left  me  quite bewildered."  'ihcy settled themselves cornfort-  ably, and Ruggles proceeded with his  narative, describing his experiences  and presenting mind pictures with an  unconscious ability. The texture of  Ruggles's discourse contained no  holes; no dropped stitches whereof  the warp or the woof required to be  followed back, unravelled and knotted, here were no questions to be  asked; merely one or two which need-  to be answered. The essential one  Ruggles emphasized according to its  proper value; nameh-, that of social  status.  "Believe me, Mr. Falconer," said he,  earnestly, "these girls are all right.  They're just as nice as they can be.  The only thing is, will people believe  it when thcy know that ihey have  grown up in a Turkish harem? The  sound of that sort of puts you off.  Folks don't understand that a harem  can be just as nice as any Christian  home, if it's managed like it ought to  be. Hamid Pasha was a man a good  deal like you; kind and gentle and religious. Say, Mr. Falconer, what difference does it make when a man is  a good man whether he speaks of God  as 'Allah' or 'Buddha/ or any other  word which means the same thing in  his language?"  "As I grow older," answered    Mr.  Falconer,    "the distinction    becomes  less and less. The Osmanli Turks are  perhaps  the  most  religious people in  thc world, for the simple reason that  they respect the religion of others.    I  have  visited   Constantinople,   and     I  was  profoundly   impressed  at   seeing  how in thc mosque at Eyub Sultan the  mosaics   depicting  thc   life   of   Christ  had been not only preserved but carefully protected.     I  can  think of     no  other  creed   which   would   have  been  so liberal to the pictorial commemoration   of  an   alien   faith.    As   for  our  late estcmed friend, Hamid Pasha, hc  was simply a devout man unshackled  by   the   tenets   of   any   orthodox,   reli-  jrjion.      Tl'm���������h'm���������so    two    of   these  i l.-ulics   are   Mohammedans   and      two  I profess Christianity?   H'm���������that point  j may bc considered later.    From  what  I you   tell   tr.e,   I   am   sure  that  Hamid  j Pnshn   wouhl  have placed  no  restrictions   on   their   religious   freedom   of  thought.    But an you point out, their  temporal development depends at this  moment   principally   upon   thc   social  lines along which it may be directed."  !���������'.lur^'es wondered if there had ever  hen  so wise a man as  Mr.  Falconer,  and   he  blessed   thc   fate  which     had  bronchi   them  together.  '"'''���������:'''*���������   il"*   "';iy  it   qlrih-eq  mt-," hr  aii ���������-. -v r.i eel.     "Jn.'.l   as   Pembroke   says,  they've r-ot to  meet the right  sort Of  people.     Why   shouldn't   thcy,      any-  Th'-y're  IIamid  Pasha';; adopt-  "I guess that Miss Elliot and I can  manage to head off that crowd," said  Ruggles cheerfully. "Besides, they've  got to get my consent to marry if  they want to get their dots."  Mr. Falconer nodded. "Quite so,"  said he. "Now, in regard to this  question of a chaperon. Have you  had anybody in mind?"  Ruggles flushed. "I thought of Miss  Challand, sir," he answered, "if you  think she'd care to do it"  Mi-. Falconer struck his hands together. "The very person!" said he.  "But, then, how about her niece?" And  he looked at Rugglcs so keenly that  the boy flushed, for he read the double question.  j "Oh, that needn't interfere," said  1 Ruggles. with a faint flush. "Miss  Westbrooke could live with us, too.  It would be a good thing for the girls  to have such a nice companion. You  see, Miss Elliot is a lady and all ihat,  but, after all, she's a paid governess."  "I'm afraid, though," said Mr. Falconer, "that Miss Westbrooke might  object to becoming your constant  guest���������especially after the rather  shabby way in which she treated you.  She has since -told me that she regretted her behavior in that respect."  Ruggles's face brightened. "I'm  mighty glad to hear that," said he.  "After all, it was my own fault. I  ought to have told her just what my  job was. Believe me, Mr. Falconer,"  ���������he leaned forward and looked earnestly into the kindly, paternal face,���������  "I've learned a lot about people and  things in the last twelve months.  When I was selling shoes for a living  I thought that I was just as good as  anybody, but I've learned different  since.    I know that I'm nowhere near  location, I think that I can be of some  assistance there. I know of a very  nice property in Neuilly which has  recently been .offered to be let or sold.  It belongs to a friend of mine, the  Comic de Nitr*'". "We micht "O out  and look at it. I am free this afternoon, and if you like I can tell my  ���������servant to telephone to say that we  are coming."  Ruggles expressed his appreciation  of this kindness in a manner which  bordered on the emotional.  Ruth and her aunt, Miss Downing,  arrived at Mr. Falconer's handsome  apartment in advance of Miss Challand and her niece. Ruth had no intention of missing the beginning of  the second act of the most interesting drama that had_ ever fallen within  her youthful experience, and one in  which, it must be admitted, her heart  shared equally with her_ head. She  wanted to see the meeting between  Ruggles and the girl who had treated  him so���������in" Ruth's opinion��������� snobbishly and ungratefully. --  -fTc**   "������    Co****''!*-''-'!!'-''-"! **e  \  ���������*-. xr.      m-x,        xr^r-x x.-.x-x.���������...  Wimt'~ao they? A solia'foym ������2  grost-bit���������������a -shilling of the part to  such a ���������degree 'that ijaSaiuSiation is  set up, causing a tingling pain, <���������������*���������  ruwatva   ���������Si.-r-Sto-MnTi   ea*n-**1   rtffon    mareiii.  ���������WWW.f V     m000m���������0-~0m     ���������mm.      ������������������ ���������      ��������� .. ~���������.���������  ing. Zam-Buk cures chilblains by  drawing out the inflammation, ~b.~s  ������nding the stain and Irrltati-osi s,u-i  ?e*duciag t-he .swelling.  Miss Annie Lepard of Beaverdale,._  Ont., says: "I Buffered agonies from  chilblains and used many remedies,  tjui sotting gave sis any ������ftB������ *antii  ! used Zaxa-BulS; which; -after a  Jittie perseverance, compiotely *i$  me of this painful ailment."  "Regular applications of Zam-Bsfc  -will prevent a recurrence of the  ���������trouble.   Keep it Siandy.   50c. "box,  Perversity  Young  man.���������Please   come   out  in  the garden with me.  TdT*\--*00     tf^fx^tmA  ^r.~,F\*\       xx rx. T     ���������r������i1C'h,f     T-O  JL' rnXXM. Xmr^-t       VU.^^W XMm t������V/t t*. XA.X~XZfL~.tr        |������w  out without a chaperone.  Young Man. ��������� But we don't need  one.  Fair Co-ed.���������Then I don't want to  go-  rFench, self-taught, is usually   confined to French self-understood.  & Mirny Remedy  Kidney troubles -are frequently  ���������caused by badly digested food  which ov������riakeBK tha-te organB So  eliminate the irritant acids  formed. Help your stomach to  properly dsgast lhe food by  tasking IS:to 30 drops of Extract  of Roots, sold as Mother SeSgel's  Csraiive Syrap, sad your kidnsy  disorder will promptly disappear*   Get the genuine.        .  NEGLECTED COL  Lead to Consumption  Unless a complete cure is  effected  the inflammation passes readily to the  throat  bronchial  tubes,  and  then  to  the lungs.  since,    x ivuuw ".en a. ... .txr,.-.X..-_..���������-i    You can't make new lungs any more  in the same class with you and L,ord Uh k fingers or a  ���������n....u~~,i.r.  r,���������A   tu^c   ri-enll-and      and I    J     i       ������������������.,,,������������.;���������,,     :0  Pembroke and   Miss   Challand      and  Dartlica and���������and the Downings, and  that my having a lot of money and a  palace and a Turkish decoration don't  make the least bit of difference. Blood  is  blood,  I guess,  in   people  just  as  much as in dogs and horses and cattle, or anything else."  . "My dear young  friend,"  said  Mr.  Falconer, "we^are all  equal in  God's  sight, and if some of us have enjoyed  advantages of birth and education and  thc     association     with  distinguished  people, then so much greater become  our responsibilities toward others less  blessed in similar advantages.   But the  thinking person of any class or caste  whatever learns more and more that  true aristocracy lies not in culture or  crowns or coronets, or the amount to  which he may be able to fill his check.  Thc   Great  Aristocrat   was   Jesus   of  Nazareth, son  of Joseph the carpenter, who suffered crucifixion   that his  example    might    benefit    thc    world.  Whoso  tries  earnestly   to   follow  his  precepts, whether he be of high or low  degree, rich or poort is a true aristocrat.   There is the aristocracy of birth,  the aristocracy of wealth, the aristocracy of health, but these are nothing  as   compared     to   thc   aristocracy   of  soul.    You,  I am  convinced, possess  this  aristocracy,    so   do  not'   permit  yourself to be  dismayed  in   the  face  of others whose claims to this caste  Alberta Cattle  -Kg  new     nose���������hence     consumption     is  practically incurable.  But  Catarrh  can  be  cured,  except  in its final and always fatal stage.  O-~l%vt%mfmfmhQl~lOW%0  Guaranteed to Cure  The. purest balsams and the great-J  est antiseptics are sent to every spot'  where     catarrhal    trouble    exists ���������  germs  arc killed, foul  secretions  are  destroyed,  nature  is  given  a chance  and cure comes quickly.  Colds and throat troubles can't last  if the pure healing vapor of_ Catarrhozone is breathed���������sneezing and  coughing cease at once, because irritation is removed.  Use Catarrhozone to prevent ���������- use  it to cure your winter ills���������it's pleasant, safe, and guaranteed in every  case.  Two months' treatment, large size,!  guaranteed to cure, price" $1; small I  size, 50c; sample size, 25c; sold!  everywhere.  Sale Indicates Kigh Quality o������ Catt!������  Southern Alberta Farmers  Are Breeding  Fourteen thousand dollars cash for  ten head of pure bred Shorthorn cows  and heifers was the amount received  this week by A. M. Steed, of Stirling.  The purchaser was George Isaac, of  Markham,   Ontario,   who  bought   the  stock for shipment to his farm there  as a foundation herd.    The sale constitutes a record for this part of the  province, aha indicates the high quality of cattle Southern Alberta fanners  are breeding.  Mr. Steed has been busy for the  past four or five years building up  his herd on his irrigated farm near  Stirling, Alberta, and that he hae attained a large measure of success is  shown by the fact that farmers of the  older province come lo him to buy  foundation herds.  I how?  (I:  Ul'l    lie*  i : .!,  ci|   ii.i ii|.*, li' '* i'  i     . i re..  .itiiii.i    n,i|.',ij  I tli-it    ih'-y'rc.   goiiif  was  \\r..-  n man  take  his  lliat  ivr-vl  7i.ii  i,  i1  <ii  ��������� i,  elo  ; 'I  I,  ��������� -J":\,ri  thr.ai,-  to   l Iii i,  It   ev/'*.  ������������������������".*,' <  i I'*  elr  ���������li;  I  tn  m   Aii   n.nniel."  ���������C'nit*"  ho,"  saiel   Mr.   Falconer.  'I'h*-.   ir-iuble  if,,"   saiel   Uugglcs,  l*'r-r!       I*,rrl,|    "  lliiiil: there-, should be  il'lu nil v in tlial iispe*e-.i," Mr.  i    r**plii el.        "Willi   such   crr-  :r.  yi.iii  lnu'e* ,*it   your ni*,|n.i:,.ii,  '>'    I,'     -ni    <���������* i ��������� * ���������    m:ii t 'T   f ti    net-  ,-,:  !,itli'**.  [ii(i|>f rly   ii.ti-othicrd.  r  r,   in-/   dear   Ii'll'iw,  you   in a  iiliie-ly  upon   my own   poor c  ' '   '* ���������       ���������     * I | ll *r"\  I . I.u.    ��������� I     .,,,    Ii.i I , i 1. i I I Ml  Need Help la Pass thc Crisis Safes  ly���������Proof that Lydia E. Piiik-  Iham's Vegetable Compound  Cam h~ Relied Upon.  Urbum.,111.���������"During Change of Ufo,  in addition to ito annoying nymptoma, I  had   an   attack  of  ited  !���������':.! i*f,n i  *: Mti.'i  -1... i  ^���������w had   an   attack  o������  r-rX^&fi^Ztifx��������� Rrippo which lasted  nfSPflll 5uM winter and loft  mlH&w^l[ III' m mo in a weakened  WV   i^AA III condition.   X'     V^v-m������^?^l   timc-3 that I  ttfe-fe''Sir^ nuvovhowel1  I  d  lcitat    __ would  no'crhowell again.  I rend of Lydia E-  i������ Pinlchnm's V o fto-  ; ta ii i ei ���������otiui|joui'(i  and what it did for  women   p u a a i n -cj  . r ni j ���������  '.'/b'.l  !.    J  i   im*  atn   er:  um .ii  ��������� lv  ;  A W"iotr**ianif,  tlfiniJ-iij, I wa-i  mt ;f!!i!!!!'212f* nwihina n������ m������������ii������i������i ; ������.-..������������������  JM   VJ* VUH M    iMhn   .. Mejrlr:** t<>r f->4-   **-- -: ���������<  *..... r-    -   , o..     .  , ,1        I   t ���������    *.  k"tfZZ"x* MX* At-*,   .J' J ��������� *   **    . ..#   ���������������     \ *~   .-���������*.    *������������������*-���������     [     ,     .������  , .    '   ��������� ��������� ,  IJ** yK jriOti-O  UU,,. t������r ������il->.r-:,������wt rtei.-oiriw I 5T,    ;,,-.,���������  i-Lm-Jf  *0-^.iV of thr. Eyr;i or Ffyrlirlo: | ,,       W'|  "I Diii,.:." i.t:t.t  .,:? **'V<>.'*. *1"l?i'.it!t^r>r <yU (    .,  mdtll   *���������/*���������������   y������#u.   .............. x-���������    ..-���������     .*,...    .-..-^ ��������� .-x  pit t-iitino tdUi-ii yn?r Kyrel M*<-<1 (.'mri". ll M  -V, v'/ ~x ,*���������**.., I.    --.,  VW-    Sy.XKl..l,l\ *  'r/    .riVr*.   \\r fcJI.'C Lj *L :Lj  i    I    t'i rati v   r������ir rrmrtl.      Wliat    I  .id",it   tu   ',ay   i'*   that  out'  iliflhul-  '!���������* i    ikiI"'I  ilir    plural  ptifl-  Iiii   lir-art   writ*   r,\t*   ff)   M i*.  "..; ���������-    i.i ,; r   ,.,,',   tf<   Iir.   hi  -    <iii!-    11,��������� ��������� 11    in    ���������*������111 *i r i-;i n [I  itli   um li   unicniiiii'iii   hciulv   an  ��������� li,-   .i ml   ,i   ill ii   in*   ,i   en! I In ui  I'ei,'  ;.it'l  ���������li  f t ,iu>  I,,, -  .1 (ile  ill  vljJ\jj of Lite, bo I told my  \\\i. -ductot,' I would try  it.    1 noon began to  Kiiin in ntrcngth  and  tho  annoying  ������������mi<t7nilHitiii.i"i>Mil(lMu^ nymptoma   di^:  , .... .1 unnrtili'il une.i youi' V ���������.ii/.iii.ei.u.io ^uuijiuirim  too Ii.m.j.v to j^J. rna(,f, uvfa W<.H> Htmnjv Woman ������<-,  "' '' ,ll<,',' I 1 do nil my own houaowork. I cunnuL  ivroii.nn ii.i Irvdin I'l. rinkhnm'a Vcge-  tnhlo (lonri|iouhtl too highly to women  prjnfiirii' through tho Chango of Tjlf-ii."  ---Mrn.t'"UANiciIi!Ni<oN, HMOB. Orchnd-s  VaI., UiIh.im, 111.  V/titnrn v.-htj Kiiffer from ���������n^vvinnnr-nrt,  "lirut flr������Hh<'������i," l>ncltiicli������->, h������udache������  -.H.i "Hi*-. leleM-V bhiKiil-l t.vv thi is fumous  ke,nt. iiinl \ivAs vetneiicdy, I-yttlu t'j. JL'lUlt-  hi.i.i'u Vt i'e li.blc*, Compound.  Peru's Offer to Immigrants  Willing to Help Desirables; Anxious  to Discourage Shiftless  Peru desires immigrants and is evidently as willing to help desirables as  she is anxious to discourage thc shiftless and mischief-making.    The government is still working at thc details  of a statute for thc promotion of immigration, but  the  regulations issued  by  thc   President and  temporarily  in  force  probably  give  a   good   general  idea of what thc law will be like.   Thc  desirable  immigrant  is  just  now  encouraged by the thought that for six  days after coming ashore thc Peruvian  nation will pay his living and lodging  cx.pcu.si.-.'-'>, and thusc of hi.s family, m.i\  will provide transportation also to thc  selected place of residence. Furniture  and articles of personal use, tools and  agricultural implement:;     may     come  in with the iamiiy free of duty.    Bui  in order to come at all thc immigrant  luust bc identified as the real owner  of his offered passport, his good    bc-  liaviur in ihe |ja������������t uiu-n b>*- ec������ i.lfu;u, ������e.\.  well as his intention of residing within Peruvian territory and of exercising  Mine useful     trade,    industry, art  or  ciiifl,    ALu he iiiuat explain  why  he.  and  his   family  came,  and  leave  hh>  finger-punts    with     the    authorities).  | For deniable    imiuigranls    Peru also  utivici wuccii   to  pay   lilll-V.l-Cl.Uu,   ..-.I C  lUV  thf*. tm-uler and  hii;  family, provided  that hiji family does not cxcecei ���������three,  members, and that his desirability i.*J  well proved before hc starts.  'OUltt  99  Pitchers and tumblers may hc class  ed un household acrobats.  **T*HIS question has been  answered by many thousands of women who havo  iound health and iuii>x>iut!M������ ���������������"  tho ubo of- Br. Chase's Nervo  Food.  ZiLJLril1y.r.?.iy.iJ,     il'."! t llVl J] ! ' J*,     71 " YV**i ������-  neiin, irloomy toruhoiUngu of thei  futm-e, doiu-csiMlou end dlfjcouratro-  mont���������thooo aro nomo of tho nymp-  t������ma ivlileh toill of c.\hauntod norvew.  Jn order to avoid nervoun proatra-  tlon or nomo form of pavalywla It hi  ���������Well to  pcit *ti������ bullet Ini-: up  proccn.i  .-.invil.v,il    -���������    r\v*r.iL    liir    iir-iei    of    Dr.  Ohnuo'n Nerv������ Food.  E0 contn a tor, B for f'^.7."., nil CenU-rrt, <>������'  'duuiunuii,  .WI.. ~s  Co.,  J-itU.,  Toronto.  rddQ4m-l&ni*.     __  M'^-v:-jw*\i  fe,ltti:e*  I.,    hr  11 v > 11 I. i  w.  N.      U.  1301  * mm%\ % y*w lUNfl WPl'    JW'tiirrW^,.Mm*'i*tflf**"*>������i!MWI  i  m  ';  riWeV***''-*^-'''!^  i*������i*iWB������lrl>*WW-W|Wll|r>lilW������W  mmm.mmimwi4tim tmmtmmiii'm  tmnmmvtim^Vrimmi >w������mtmMmMmmmm**f-tHmw.nwmw^  "JKHfflHIPfffli^ ���������^  THE     KEYIET  rt-r  ��������� V,  CRESTON,     B.     C  ir^iirnm f  A        14. iff JL JLtL  JFL IY1������SX*C*'I1<-^C? OH, iH������ _ ^   An Excelsior Policy will provide for its payment  whether you live or die.    Write us to-day for  pamphlets.  m-ifxx     Ts-r4>Ttm ���������r*.m\->      "f -W     f ITof Tri a af-pf?     a"*A  IHE. ������Al������LdllJti   Lifil,  HldUlUUIUi  %M.  WINNIPEG      SASKA ICON       EDMONTON       VANCOUVER  JL'Jt  uit Growers  T  inr������rf������*#i������loic,.*ni   ������-'���������*������������������������ ^.-airra  Keeping rtt  =3  gmnericK s rioneeir  _ Dog F.esmedies  SSSJSJBX    WM  DOG    UlSfcASES  and How to  Feed  Mailed    Free    to    any  Address   by   the  Author  m.  rtj.v   C.^OVER  ~CO.,   INC.,  .tm.-mt-rmim.  \-/3~. xjt TT  lUtii  "Els-     Xr-  ftftrt     A        T\  rroHi i,ovu a. jut.  1 lo  New  Vork.  U.S.X"   8  OHOICE   SILVER   BLACK  breeding foxes.  Instructions.   Reid  Bros., Both well, Ont., Canada.  MONEY ORDERS  Dominion Express Money Orders arc on  sale iu five thousand offices throughout Canada.  Most  Ancient  One,  With  a   Single  Exception, In Europe  ���������n-, .- I  British    Columbia   Sold   Strawberry  Crop in Advance  Fresh strawberries and strawberry  jam will cost about 20 per cent, more  fhto    vp-ir    flipn    t-1-i r-������tr    r\\r\    in    IQIO     and.  ������������������������������������-itrS J    mr���������m.- mmm^mmm ^ mm mm ^ ���������"���������*- m~,~i m mn   m0 ^-^ m**mxm  raspberries will, follow suit, according to. information received from British Columbia by the land and resources department, Canadian National railways. It is set forth in the  statement that producers in the Gor-  ! don Head district, B.C., already have  x nc i uiiiur, Cuireiit xn tiie .cu.rojjCou  press some months ago, when the  Bela Kun administration ruled in  Hungary, that the Hungarian crown  was to be sold, seems to have disappeared, and thc later government apparently means to keep it. It was  an odd circumstance, says a writer,  commenting on that rumor and its disappearance, that with so much talk of  discarded insignia of royalty, thc one  crown actually mentioned as being  for  sale  should have been the most  sold 250 tons of their lyiJO strawberry  crop in advance at 20 cents per pound,  whereas the price paid last year was  16 and 17 cents.  It was predicted that the cheapest  wholesale price for strawberries this  year would be $4.50 per crate, as compared with $3.50 and $4.00 in 1919.  Th.  Great  English   Jiemcdy.  Tonca and invigorates the -whole   ancient one, with a single exception,  nerroua system, makea new Bloou * .     _ ' , ������    ,      _ i  in  old Veins,   Cures Nervous : in Europe.    For whereas the German |  Debility. Mental cfnd Brain Worry, Despoil. \ ���������   ���������������������������,    ^  ��������� ^ ,^m^i������   :���������  ^���������mnn^f;���������->l���������  dencv,ATrOs. of Jbinerov. Palpitation of the ' crown, for example, ts comparatively  Heart, Failing Memory.  Price si.pwbox^mx ; modern, and was made no longer ago  druggists cr znsllsd in rIp-Ih pzg. oa -receipt- of > than  1S71  for     the  former  Kaiser's  ������rice. KdinpnmphTHwailedfree.'i'-lxmVJOO-. ' ,r . ,**   *   ., . ," TT "  ifl������DlciMECO.,T(m0HT0,0Bf, (FornerijVOaitttJ.  grandfather,  this  crown of Hungary  traces back, at least in legend, to the  year 1000, and the sum of 100,000  Swiss marks, about $19,000, which last  summer was  circumstantially  report  ���������\rrrHOTTT PURE BLOOD HEAt^H TS lit POSSIBLE  BIrOOB  eta Baa-. SJa BBAlKr an������  ffll BffiB'W   NERVE FOOD  Trial Bottle either ftem*3dy 8������., leading Chemists or . . .        , . .   ,    . ,     ������  T������������tBrzQBeimedle3Co..GoapelOak. N.W.5. London, Un.,      ed as the prlCC for whicfc it Was  to  De  HALF A CENTURY REPUTATION.  -tr... I. 4.- S-.t ���������  uvt;*3   hul   -]ce:iu   lj al uluuu i v  U3.LE OLEnO S LiVErR-*-KtDNEYS  fbitant.  ACHES AND PAINS  Invaluable tor diseases of these important oreanst  Gravel. I'ains in the Baclt, Gout.Khenimatisn-e. 1'rico  8s., leading Chemist* or Dr ~~ CLEIIC HIED. CO..  KAVEUSTOCK B.O.. N.W.5. &OND(e***J. ENGLAND.  Governor Declines Irish Invitation  Calvin Coohdge, Governor of Massachusetts, declined an invitation presented by several representatives in  the State Legislature to meet Eatnonn  de Valera, President of the so-called  Sinn Fein Irish Republic, who is coming to Springfield, in this State. Thc  Governor, it Avas said, told the committee that he could not accept, and  must decline all such invitations. Hc  did  not  attend  the large de Valera  QUICKLY REOEVED  "SYRUP OF FIGS"  Al ill   V*ix*IX       9    K\rtTltlP  UHILU'5 LMAIIVE  Look at tongue!  Remove poisons from little stomach,  liver and bowels  f,  You'll    find  softens  Sloan's    Liniment  the     severe  by db. -Samuel hamo-ton.  It ia because of the war t&st  tne perfect physical man has ail  st once beconis the Idol of th*  worfd. You can -make of yourself, even  rather late in life, almost anjrthing yea  like. You are not going to get fit in oaa  day, one month, or, perhaps, ft year,  0.0X^ r.r-4.    m.0.00     d-rm^~m.     ���������.���������xrxmmmmtm.      ���������..^-.00-0.0    mVtdm.mdVVmm  iwioisa *yuu vtxisia cuuu&ui uuuuvui <3*wv������i������  to keep the circulation going and practiss  the athlete's first principle���������to keep the  system clean. He does not give his body  a chance to absorb poisons. He uo.  only takes his cold shower, after exercise,  but he knows a cleansing of the intestines  is important, and he takes occasionally a  good regulator and liver cleanser, such  as a dose of castor oil, or, what is much  better, a tiny pill made up of May-apple,  aloin and Jalap, and sold by almost all  druggists ia the land as Dr. Pierce's  Pleasant Pellets.  Keep the kidneys in good order also,  Avoid too much meat, alcohol or tea. Drink plenty of pure water,  preferably hot water, before meals, and drive the urio acid out of th������  system by taking "Anuric" (anti-uric-acid). This can be obtained  at almost any drug store.  Send a bottle of water to the chemist at Dr. Pierce's Invalids  4*,iVUUAuUr.     Tt.x.00.  . Put it on freely. Don't rub it in.  Just let it penetrate naturally. What  a sense of soothing relief soon follows!  External aches,   stiffness, soreness,  cramped  muscles,     strained     smews,  meeting  in   Boston   last  summer,  at^at?k "cricks"--those_  ailments    can't  fight off the     relieving qualities     ������������������-*  which Andrew J. Peters, Mayor of  Boston, and David I.-Walsh, Senator  from Massachusetts, were speakers.  -9H-���������..JI.   *r :_; ..   rx..���������..   ex~.*ij_  tuiiiaeu a   uuiuuune.   vui������s   vuiua,  Of  Sloan's Liniment. Clean, convenient,  economical. 35c, 70c, $1.40. Made in  Canada.  Brazilian cocoanut palms" live from  600 to 700 years, and the date palm  from 200 to 300 years. On the Mount  of Olives, Jerusalem, there are olive  trees known to have been flourishing  in 1099.  Drifting with the tide is one way lo  get where you don't want to go.  Wireless Station at Bermuda  The British government is to open  a wireless station at Bermuda for  commercial business with Canada, the  West Indies and thc United States.  A message from the governor asks  the local legislature to appropriate  $500 for ofiices and telephones to  connect with thc aerial plant at Daniel's Head. The colony will get one  penny on each shilling of local business. The rate to Halifax will bc one  shilling a word.  Accept "California Syrup of Figs  only���������look for the name California on  the package, then you are sure your  child is having the best and most  harmless laxative or physic for the  little stomach, liver and bowels. Children love its delicious fruity taste. Full  directions^ for child's dose on eaclr  bottle.     <aive it  without fear.  Mother! You must say "California."  and clog, you suffer from backache, sick-headaches, dizzy spells, o*  twinges and pains of lumbago, rheumatism or gout; or sleep is disturbed two or three times a night. Take heed, before too late! Get  Anurio (anti-uric-acid), for it will put new life into your kidneys and  your entire system. Ask your nearest druggist for it or send D?-  Pierce ten cents for trial package of "Anuric"  3  There Was a Reason  Mrs. Dix: "I was ashamed o������ you,  Ephraim,  to  see you dust the chair  you sat on at Mrs. Henshaw's.   I flaw  her little boy watching you."  Dix: "I saw him, too. I'm too old a  fish to be caught on a bent pin." ���������  Blighty (London).  -3V  SX. - -o  "!  A Zulu Bride's Trousseau  A Zulu bride wears one dress in a  lifetime���������and' it is her bridal gown.  Papa furnishes it to get rid of the  daughter, and his bank account is set  back thereby about $15. The gown is  described as a "petticoat of rawhide,  rubbed with grease and black clay to  give it a polish and make it more  durable."  6fi5l Cauuao4  ILIOUS     headache     Bpoila  many an   expected   enjoy-  When tho condition ol! tho  liver is neglected, biliousness  Hmomfi to bocomo chronic and  recurs every two or thrco  weeks, with severe sick headaches.  why noL nPi, xliiliv. :Aic- i.-.lt.  trouhl* and end It by ualnor Dr.  Choiio'ii KlUney-'Uver Pillo to rcotoro  ftl-n hoaltlt ami activity ot tho llvor.  ���������ConntlrmUon,     lndlir-ftallon,     1>nok-  - "-;o l-.*iixi".c!ic I)!l!'>',i','!in'*" e*������wf IcM-  nny doruni;omcnt������ *oon d!r.appoar  -with th������ uuo ot thin woU-Unowtv  mvdlolna.  On*-- pill ������ flr>ne\ id Am. * bor, nil (lejHlur*.  ���������,, r--i..-~..L-i'., rater. .*; Cc., !������������������'?.. To ran to.  Catarrhal Deafness Cannot Be Cured  by local applications, as they cannot reach  thc diseased portion of thc ear. There is  owly one way to cure Catarrhal Deafness.  and that ii by a constitutional remedy.  II ALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE acta  through the Blood on the Mucous ,Surfacen  of thc System. Catarrhal Deafness is caused  by an inflamed condition of the mucous Iin-  infr of the Eustachian Tube. When thio tube  is iutlamed you have a rumbling sound or  Imperfect hearing, and when it is entirely  cloned, Deafness ia the result. Unlcs3 the  iiUlaiuniation can be reduced and thi3 tube  r:KtO!'e--e! to its normal condition, licarinjr may  hc destroyed forever. Many case* of Deafness arc caused by Catarrh, which in an in-  il.-mice! condition of the Mucous Surfaces.  OXE    HUNDRED    DOLLARS ��������� for    any  cr.'-;    of    C-.!.-i7*ih.'i1     De-:ifeic*--i     til :e t     eTMMint    br  cured  by   HALL'S   CATARRH   MEDICINE.  All   Drutfists  75e,    Circulars   free.  F. J.  Cheney &  Co.  Toledo. Ohio.  Fairvillc,  Sept. 30,  1902.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Dear Sirs,���������We wish to inform you  that we consider your MINARD'S  LINIMENT a very superior article,  and we use it as a sure relief for acre  throat and chest. When I tell you I  would not he without it if the price  was one dollar a hottlc, I mean it.  Your9 truly,  CHAS. F. TILTON.  .Canada'3. Fire Losses  A fire loss of $8 per capita in Canada, against 45 cents in England, 39  in Fiance and 14 in Belgium, emphasizes the necessity of an encouraging  attitude on the part of Canadian citizens toward thc five protection league  and kindred helps.  The reason why so many men  could -moI virihe ends meet was because thcy were too busily engaged  >, in  iii'ikim*; one  end drink.  t-Wwr-f-spil ii WJXWm)im0mvii*0i  ��������� ���������H.'.   Jl   *~0���������r0ir00~0i0i^-0,  m  ttfi-M   -m if J. %t at^ti iiHM. m.:~T\ *������MiH*riHW-o. ������-n  India Producing Cement  First of Three Modern Works Started  in  1914  Within five years a new industry  h:is rome into hnnp- in India, which  seems, at first thought, oddly out of  kecpinpf with that land of ancient  ways. One docs not think of cement  roust run ion as rharaeteristir. of In-  .ii.i, yo I in the yc',,-,-'.-. immediately !>~  fore thc war 60 much cement con-  I st ruction was lhe re in profjress thai  '���������-.   ���������   rr... ..i'i:,. ���������   ^r  ,..��������� ���������   /.   t...:.,r.  imported not only from England, hut  laiiio irom Germany, ucigiuni, itaiy,  Austria, :\\nl Hong Kong. Until  1914 practically no cement was made  in India. Then the firat of the three  iitiyeicui cement -.voiles vvau iil'iitcd,  .iiiii m->vv India piodnccii about half  of the ri-iiiciil nreded for Indian ron-  r. miction.  HOW TO TREAT  STOMACH TROUBLE  A Tonic Medicine Is Needed to Build  Up    the    Digestive  Organs  The old-fashioned methods of treating stomach  diseases  are being dia-  ,^_J_J T**t.~      X~rx.,~.im     -rrri'tVi      tUlT nld-  Cai U.CV1. A. ILU        Xty4t0X.-t\r .. -.--U        111*3 *-J - *A  fashioned methods was that when the  treatment was stopped the trouble returned in an aggravated form.  The modern method of treating indigestion and other forms oi stomach  trouble is to tone up the stomach and  glands to their normal work.    Eyery  step toward recovery is a step gained  not to be lost again.    The  recovery  of the appetite, the disappearance of  pain after eating, the absence of gas,  are steps on the road to health that  those who have tried the tonic treatment remember distinctly.    Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are a tonic    every  constituent  of which    ia helpful    in  building up the digestive organs, and  therefore the very best remedy     for  simple or chronic    cases of stomach  trouble.    The     success of  the  treatment is best  shown  by hundreds of  cases like the following.    Mrs.  Chas.  Comer, Picton, Ont., says:���������"For upwards of two years I was a great sufferer from indigestion.    Food would  ferment in my stomach, and I would  belch   gas  with  a burning   sensation.  Often i would be troubled   with nausea,     sick     headache  and     dizziness.  Notwithstanding   that   I   was   under  medical    treatment, the trouble grew  so bad that I would only    eat    when  absolutely  forced  to,   and   I   was   in  constant  misery.    I   was finally     advised to try Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  and had only heen using them a few  weeks when I  found they were helping  mc.    I  very     gladly     continued  thcir use, and the result is they have  made me a well woman, every vestige  of the trouble having disappeared.    I  am so grateful for wliat Dr. Williams'  I'ink   Pills  havc  done  for  me that  I  strongly advise any who may be suffering from stomach  trouble to  give  the-vi  ���������->   fair  trial, and  I believe  that  like myself they will find a sure cure.''  You   can   get   Dr.   Williams'   Pink  Pills through any dealer in medicine,  or by mail, post paid, at  50 cent* a  box, or six boxca ior ^-Ao, iroiv The  Dr. Williams' Medicine    Co., Brockville, Ont.  A h*-*iSLt!ac!he is frequently -caused  by badly digested food: the g&a-as  ���������and acids resulting therefrom ar������  ���������absorbed by ihe biood -which io  ���������tuns irritates ths nerves and  causes painful symptoms called  headache, neuralgia, rheumatism, etc IS to 30 drops of  Mother Ssigel's Syrup will correcs  faulty digestion and afford relief.  s  Production of B.C. Forests  The total value of forest production in British Columbia for the year  1919 will not be less than $62,000,000,  against $54,000,000 in i9iS, according  to a preliminary survey given. Water-borne shipments of lumber show  an advance over the preceding year of  17,000.000 feet, while the value of pulp  and paper sold increased from *$10:-  617,250 in 1917 to $12,554,257 last year.  Piles Cured in 6 to 14 Days     '  Druggists refund money if PAZO OINTMENT fails to cure Itching. Blind. Bleeding or Protruding Piles. Stops Irritation;  Soothes and Heals. You can get restful  sleep after the first application. Price  60c  Some men like to fish because it's  the next thing to doing nothing.  Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.  Occasionally a man rises from nothing  to  something worse.     __  St^W^KffV  ���������^tfMh^*-'^:.;-.^^  ^^ViiIS*i^lll  W.       M.  II.  1302  *Baby*s Own Soap*  A Sanitary wash  A Soft healthy skin  A lingering fragrance  "its iiest jo*' Jiaby  und Best for You.'*  \  k 4lli������iUlikl<t Ui'lUdit, Mi'it., tiitulne!*.!. Suit  Lord Beatty'n Cocked Hat  i        "\^ri,������..    T7-..-1    V������������-\������ ���������*������������������,,    Irtrstr   M������    ������r ������������������ ��������������� ���������***   in  | Vl**^.-*..      rHrr*r ���������      ���������.... . .^        x\- ���������..     -. - ���������      ��������� - ��������� - -      -I .  I the House of Lords there was naturally much anxiety on the part of the  ���������  ,.i    Ur*       *  rx        r. 0 0       *\.0       **> *. 111 ***������      .lUnf      * V*        A A*  scarlet robes, trimmed with ermine.  People were curious as to whether hc  would wear his ceremonial cocked  hat at the jaunty angls ut which his  admiral':*-* cap 1% always set.   Ke didn't  1      * 1.   .      , ....r.i, ..-.t        I'.SlXrS  llKi     hill      *A������������a,    UU    >>r.iul|tl>l.|    ..LJX     x...\.m.  tmmmm _  ppy^'-P^P?^^:  ���������P-yyrPy'Lp&p!.  ���������_������."���������%���������   ''* , -.���������".���������''..'���������"-jV^.-'u.'X-ti;!  A 1/&AAA&W  a   child   In   the   way   he  and   wiicn   uc   .*   um   nc  liK.lvitiv/   for  in   elhrlr   io  Trniii   up  should   go,  ���������will    l' e ��������� 1    11 r  |l.ll' il     l.leii n.ei     i-i>     .......  -M.&i*Sr^^0^^''  HWMIIWWlWWUlWilWI  im   11. ii ..n������ri. ii-������iWii .rM-rimiiri. ���������-* ������������������ *-��������� '-     - -.       ._ *"^-"������r^litiee-.|iiv^aTf*r>*iy'SIB)ff*^t)ii**fHiii*( *������m*ff^^ ill'  m  IU:'  it-      /  THE   CBESTON  BEYIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW the Free Press'Mr* Ha-yes stated  i iil. onto g un nE.wiE.vs thafc although 1919 has beell about   -������������������**-- | the dry est season on record, yet the  Issiiwl every Friday at Ci-fsfcon. B.C   increased output in  apples, was al-  Subscription :   $2 a year in advance  S2-50 to U.S. points.  C. F. Hayks, Editor and Owner  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY,   FEB. 20  Thm G^mmf^is &m&������������  There is some truth to tlie old  saying that one never loses by doing good. For the tourist booklet  publicity committee meeting at Fernie on the 7th inst,., Mr. Jas. Cook  very thoughtfully furnished the de  legates from here with a half-box  Mcintosh Red and Delicious apples  with which to regale the delegates  when in convention assembled.  Along with these went a similar  half box-tfcwhieh the board of trade  turned over to Editor Wallace of  the Free Press, and for which the  Free Press facetiously chronicled  tlie Creston visitors invasion of Fernie as follows:  The rotunda of tiie Fernie Hotel  was fragrant with the aroma of apples Saturday night, and ior a time  on Sunday morning. So persistent,  indeed, was the odor of the orchard  that permanent guests at the hotel-  ry insisted on Manager- Kerr explaining why he was seizing upon  the springtime twist to the weather  to possibly induce the unwary to  surmise that Fernie,had again slipped back into the banana belt  Billy stoutly denied being accessory  to any such misdemeanor either before of after the fact, and it was  not until the Publicity Commision-  e.-r, Spauling, was located that the  phenomenon could be accounted for.  To him there was no mystery connected with the matter; the sweet  smelling savor was entirely due to  the presence in Fernie, as guests at  the hotel, of Messrs. Mallandaine  and Hayes of Creston, who were  here for the meeting of those who  are compiling the   tourist booklet,  "���������ICI ; +.\. ftr. .     rxr.Zr..-. T> rx   -.1     *       ^    "  06611 ijv-, uue ���������wanaoian j.������.oc������v;es,  and who, with a keen sense of the  value of advertising, had brought  along a couple of boxes of the well-  known product of the Creston Valley to convince (if need be) of the  surpassing excellence of the apples  that have made Creston famous  wherever their fruit has gone  Those who were favored with generous samples of the fruit were those  who were at tbe committee meet-  tlie Free Press also un-  having received one  eif the two packages and has no  hesitation in saying that the two  varieties���������Mcintosh rt������������d and De-  lieious-���������oiiuld   hardly be  improved  Official Review  Union Finances  most up to the 25 per cent increase  which has been the rule in that sec  tion for the past five j'-ears. In  apples alone, Creston has an expert  trade amounting to almost $200,000  in *919, while tlie value of the export* of the products of orchards,  field and forest was over half a million dollars.  Next to tree fruits Creston is fast  coining along in strawberry output,  the value 'of- the 1919 strawberry  shipping being almost $50,000,  which (iguers leminued.Mr. Kayes  that in 1914 the total export* trade  111     r-rt-r^J'i.-r      1 *��������� t *! Ct    -P-*-rr*rV������     flv t\ t~     -jfifif *������ . ,-*-������     -*V*''>'-2  .1.      ^   .   x I   j iill--,     ������ l   .r t t.      V...OI-U     OCrOuilJll       ..   GfrO  less than $55,000. Major Mallandaine was equally enthusiastic over  the prospects of expansion, stating  that horticultural department employees who had recently taken a  census of the fruit industry had  predicted that in 1924 Creston or  chards would be yielding on an  average of 600,000 boxes of apples  a year, which, at an average of  .ffl.50 a box, would give tlie growers a return of almost $1,000,000.  The major is very well known in  Fernie nnd his friends will be. pleased to hear that he is back into commercial life again, at present operating a mill on his limits on Goat  Mountain, putting through a C.P;  R. contract, for 50,000 ties, and in  a fair way to make quite a nice  clean up.  Below will bc found the complete  statement made by J. W. Hamilton,  Union accountant, at the annual meet-  of Creston Fruit Growers Union, Ltd.,  Saturday last.    Mr. Hamilton said:  "n reviewing your balance sheet  and profit and less account for the  year ended December 31, 1910; your  capital in unchanged.. The first item  of interest is the disappearance from  your accounts this year of the mortgage loan on real estate. This loan  became due in April last. Ht was  paid off, mortage cancelled and your  ing. while  knowledges  >iii  for  ��������� i/'.  i-oior   and   flavor.     Te  nrri  aim   ������ b  t'llili-!'  rd M<������t  ML"'!!* .-  i-l.iTi* di' .Ian.  ��������� 'i* ��������� '< iiii t-an v  ;i --  inii'iW*-:  i*_> tii<-  nol i Ii������ m ]  ������������������'I'll''- li-*'  'iiii't* i >f al! mo< iris  i-xc.c,]')]  i li������- 1 ruck   lias been   in  'Hi<-  new prices  low.-- :  ���������rc't.scij .S."������0.  Slari(Jar<! 'I  ( vvil !a mi  War Tuv . .  Si ;i tn la cd  ( wit 'limit  War T:r,  mini);/  -���������tai*t"j*;  a i'  '��������� i   !'MMI  0!   <>.".  I. ii it;11 k Hit  -i,i rt en . .  i"--1 a i. (1 ;  i mt  \le    \V  ���������l\<  it \-\  \Y  ll,'!-.'  a \  ( ll.*'  ni.  mi  -*t ;M*I  Hie  I i     Mill  I  ,1   \  a I  ' <:  A  i! le   I ���������  a-- i wn ti  i w it ti  I I il ie -i :  'f  >l I  7 lO.OM  (IO  .Mi l in  'A   I'll  < h  (From the Nelson Daily News)  Editor Daily News:  Anent   the   reported   statement   in  your issue of the 4th of Mr. Lome A.  Campbell at the Associated Boards of  Trade  Convention at  Trail,  objecting  to the Reclamation Resolution of the  Creston    Board    submitted    at    that  meeting, it is of interest to note the  reported   statement���������never   refuted���������  of the  same Mr.  Campbell,  made at  the    Convention    of    the   Associated  Boards of Trade at Nelson Feb. 26th  1918  and   published   in  your  issue  of  the 27th inst following:  "During a discussion which followed the passing of a resolution  recommended by the Creston  Board with reference to the Reclamation of the Kootenay Plats,  T A        rir,mp],r,Il    rxf    Utr.    WTnai-    ICnrtt.  XJ.     *������..      ^jMUlilUVrll     xlx      Xi.xr        r.   --Pi,     -r-\JLJL-  enay Power and Light Company,  stated that it had been generally  understood that the hydro-electric  was opposed to the scheme. If the  reclamation project was figured  out along proper lines, the work  would not interfere with the development of power, Mr. Campbell  said. In fact, by conservation during the low water periods of January, February and March the  minimum flow of the river can be  increased, he said, which would  he of benefit, to power companies  on thc river. Air. Campbell's statement that the power company was  net. opposed to the reclamation  scheme was received with ap-  plni'sn hy the delegates and visitors."  Your  issue of the 4th reports    his  recent statement at Trail as follows:  'L. A. Campbell strongly objected to ihe proposal, stating that  the province-should not take the  risk of bantling over the lands to  ilu* Dominion unless a guarantee  was given that existing industries  v.-oultl not. bo injured. The run-off  above Ne-lson could lie taken care  of, he said, bnt. no engineer, he  claimed, could say what wouhl  happen below Nelson. The West.  Knot.oii.'iy power and Light Company mado possible lhe eniploy-  nn-iii oi' la.ODO people. This was  moro than any rcclaniiition .scheme  could bi-'iioi'ii. The provincial gov-  i :i .i iin*iii. ii.i it i*x,i in i in-ii ii year af-  Iim- year, and decided it. was a  ������������������"���������ry good tiling to leave alone,  for it rniffhl. mean Ihat. power  would only be* available for three  iiiotaii;:  Iii  tlie year."  A iie*iioel of leMii than two vcars  .'r'ir.a,;, ilu*. two ���������'tntenionts-t and  within t li.it lime- no investigation into  'In* j.ni'i fi has lie'e'ii i*nrrloil on by  'h<* Cov'iniiH'iit except jug one months  ve.e ���������!������������������������������������ ,n,:::i seel iouinii lhe Koot Clia.V  i'ivci* '-(im Koo|e<)-ay Landing to the  11:* '* r ii a ' iona I l-lou inla iy Line,  'hii,    ..,ii i e n-iii    limn   oi    linn*   anil   in-  - '   J '.;'.i I li i 'I     lei     |ii*i*liiil     eil'    ;i    com |i|t'l e'  . ���������"��������� ���������      -������������������'   rl   op;.'i Jon Hii rely   net   more  >   ;    . ��������� i li    i il     I lie     li.ei* I'.     Il.l.I    l* Veil     ||i*e*ll  ''.li      I ,     > ' r    ,.     i'   ������., 11 I 111, i ' i ���������     JU OJi   i   I     lll.lll     Ml'.  ,   .- > ,i I i   l ne   ii i     ,i I      I  i ,i I I I i li'li   I  ' '.j     ��������� '. 11 i. m.   i ;i ii' ���������*.���������    ! ���������    ! ���������!   h :��������� nl! j'   v.'orl h  Following the policy inatigurated  last year of the building up of a reserve fund we have this year added  to this fund a sum of $2000, making  the fund at date $3000. -It is hoped  with the continued success of your  company that this fund will be added  to from year to year until a substantial reserve is created.  Accounts payable stand as $7569.  This is a much larger figure than you  have been accustomed to see in. your  balance sheet. Of this amount $1050  was due to wholesalers on ordinary  current account and has been automatically settled as it became due.  The balance $6519 was due to growers  for products shipped out in December, but since have been paid.  Turning to the assets side of your  balance sheet, the value of your real  estate stands at the same figure as  last year. The warehouse figures  have been increased by the addition of  the cost of the new buildings and con-  structural alterations to your other  buildings. Your merchandise stands  at $7151. Goods on hand���������made up of  flour, feed, hay���������$5377; crates and  hexes en hand ���������-12-S4' the bai^-nrjc, of  $510 being in wrapping paper, nails,  lime, sacks, etc.  In anticipation of increased prices  which have since eventuated our buying at the latter end of the year was  very heavy. In fact the month of December was one of the biggest in the  history of your trading department.  The automobile account is a new  account. A quick means of locomotion was almost indispensable for the  better conduct of your business. ' A  new Ford car was purchased this  year. Previously your manager had  placed his own car at the disposal of  the Union. It was out of the question  to reasonably expect that such an arrangement could be indefinitely continued. The ear figures at $708 in  your balance sheet.    Apparently that  -"���������r>      -! i  rr      -r\x*s\J-* d-,xx i-      -i-*****/-*-,-*-*-'-"!--.      n-*t erf     T     V������ f\1 ** ���������*"*���������*��������� T T fX     <\      ^ *���������*������������������������������������. ���������*���������"**���������������������������. ���������*���������  leO      X~~J     i/X������-i.-3*Uill,       T������U1  XjX*.    |AJ     A      ���������jVji**- X O     l-V     O^WL  cash  offer  was   made  for  it at  this  figure recently.  On office furniture we have written off for depreciation a sum of $41.  This account now stands at $373. We  were offered, if we wished to sell, a  sum of $200 for your safe alone by an  expert safe man who was in the Valley a few days ago, so you may see  that the book value of your office furniture is quite conservative.  Accounts receivable are $7119. Like  your accounts payable they are much  larger than you are accustomed to see,  but as I have stated before your trading operations in December were very  heavy. The accounts outstanding  have been very carefully scrutinized  and are perfectly good. In fact, at  date, the larger portion has been already collected.  Turning to our profit and loss account our total expenses for the year,  allowing for bad and doubtful debts  and depreciation, amount to $13,239.  Your earnings, after providing for brokerage aud commissions paid to ob-  bers, amounts to $20,471, leaving a  surplus to carry to your No. 2 account  of $7231. I havo not this year made  up a comparative statement of your  expenses with former years, as our  business has undergone such considerable alterations in both volume of trading and other conditions that such  comparisons would be of little value;  perhaps misleading.  The sum of $7231 carried to your  No. 2 account, and added to tho balance of $419 carried over from your  1918 account gives you an available  surplus of $7050, after placing $2000  to the reserve you carry forward to  your new account $5050. To briefly  summarize the financial position sis  shown in tho balance shoot you have  floating assets of $21,008. If you deduct, from this sum neeomils payable  your only indoht.cdnoi-in ($75(59) you  havo a surplus of $13,439. In udditlon  you have your real estate, warehouse,  office furniture, totalling $3941, thus  giving you a total of $17,3SO free assets. Your liability on share capi-  lal in $8730.    Deduct, this amount, from  l.ille    i.oilli    oi'    ,VolU    iYuu   <l.-i,-.i;i.*-i   li'ml   yiVU  still luive $8(550 left, or, In other words  you have alniosi doubled -your capital.      Your   $f������   shams   now   havo    a  l.ee-i*    value!   e.ii    ,|,!i.'i,i.  Willi lhe act|iilsition of the trailing  depsu-l ment of the. Furnier.''' Institute  on Ihe lirst of March our work of lhc  ly in the earlier part of the season,  you will, perhaps, more readily understand the delicate reminder that we  were forced to place on some statements sent out to you.  While  we  now  have a respectable  | surplus in our business we have still  much  to  accomplish  in  the ^way  of  providing increased warehouseTaccom-  modation to meet the requirements of  your   increasing   crops.       This   will  mean a good deal of capital expenditure.    You also have to consider outside conditions.    Firms who have    to  manufacture your supplies   long    before you require them are no longer  giving long credits.    With  increased  cost of material and production their  capital outlaw has so increased  that  they find it necessary to reduce   the  terms of credit.  Jobbers and wholesalers, to whom  you sell 2rour products, are not stocking up their warehouses as they used  to do in former seasons, but are contenting themselves with a reasonable  supply for the winter season. And  the growers are not forced to assume  some of the risks and to finance themselves.  So far these changing conditions  have not affected us very much but outcrops are increasing with surpassing  rapidity, and the time is not far dist  ant���������if it is not already here���������when  you will either have to store a part  of your crops or find wider markets  than you have been used to. The days  for selling the whole of your crop,  and having the proceeds in your pocket before the end of the year is, I venture to assert, fast drawing to a close.  We shall, therefore, have to rely more  and more upon ourselves to work out  our own financial salvation.  In the Union you have the machinery at your  command to solve your  problems, and  if you will only look  upon it as an effective part of your  farm equipment, and not as something  quite apart, you can allow your profits  in the Union to accumulate until your  floating  assets  will  be  sufficient to  take care of all your needs both in  buying supplies and giving you financial  suppoi't when  your returns  are  delayed.   Do not for a moment forget  uuii  tli������ TJuion   uclonga  to  juii,   auu  that with   yourselves lies the responsibility of shaping its destiny. ^  Jm K. GHORLTON  TEACHER OF VIOLIN <&  VIOLONCELLO  Terms on application.  Highest class tuition guarsvntecd.  i   I'lr  lljl.  I II I II11 III  hi!  ZZi'twrti!  tt'iLtmu- ittilttt   Jtjitt.-,  t,t\<-   iii<f est)!'rlift'tli'/l  v. n ii"*   I ,i t< ���������ii,*:   i,' : lie*   '.villi   ll im   mi   tei  ���������    '          ,        ,   , .,   I .    ,|           | I  I I. f,|||,   r. |        I  I  . ' , .     > ii ���������     j.'' I,I I ill   Irl    liir.    |i- I I i*l  i, I ' V  i-i ���������.���������vsT \ Iti  I  uppitr- j pnst   year  materially  increaia*d.  Apart  ', r   III',       'ml.,liil   ....      e.l.l"      I I'.lUlIl,,  11 in nl ii 11 ii   lei   .'wSi ,'.i'.i'-i ,    in,nil*  up of flour, feiil, eic, $-13,502; wrapping pape'r 'f2'!!ix; spray ouH'lln jind repair   pans,    (.ei.e;   *,<*e*els,   *j,Un*l;   inir>ai',  ��������� " ,     '   ".     ,   ' ������������������ ' I'llll. .    V I**" .     I'i'"   ,  :n���������!���������'.;   li iv,   ������������������������������������H;:--'*;   lime*  Millibar,  $323;  lli.ii i  I ie  .lie.   ';:>.*.,    Il.llll    Wil'e',   j(',i������ieS ;   Cl'lll-  e'ni 't"������ei. iiiipleineiits nnd ore'luirdist.'i  siiiiili'le*:*, :'!.'!S,|; hove'ii and erali'S,  ������������������.' i :'.:������. .   .mil    nail:,   :''!l.'t7.  Tin*   i'l    e,l    -i   cat*   e,l'   feeel    (I lu>   lMl'f--  ll*  i:  ii    I ate'iiMi      i, i i I f 11     M .       ������������������>��������� i ��������� a ������ ������ ������ i \i  *JI xm*xt 14>i*   -mi io   ���������wsii   -uMi jrijn j/  H. N. HhVAN. MHtia 'fir  , I  1 ! 11 11       ( M I 11 11 l' I i 111  '.A   j".i:i:;  I ruin    "I   'H'l   In    f I la HI   e*.*le*h        It    Is   nce*e ������������������:-  i.'iiv   Ida'   al   |e,*ea   (wee   ea ritual.')   should  ' !'    '     :���������������������������!    '       !.       ;,    your   ;.!(.<*1:    ���������.'.*>���������!!  *"il' 'I        *., n . n    .mi   i eiiii* nl'i*   | na I   I lle:ii.'  i   11 *     >:������������������ . ������������������   '',    *i,,   ji i id    ior   before*   un-  i' ������������������' >i i I > , .iii.i        liil,       I il | II * I        i   ��������� I 11 I I III Ml I I le   i  h    .'i     *������������������ i I     ilu ill    11' i in i   ol   i*l*i*  BS  MA  3  Carton costs you?  Can costs you ?  Fancy wrapper costs you ?  Printing costs you ?  5. Food alone costs you?  The first four items  have no food value.  & si *3&? 55a      BS     gSB BS^S^P  Buy bulk food from our sanitary fund.  eral Merchant  at*>^oirrxxr.  es  ~.%~*a.M.  We have a shipment of high grade  Pruning Shears to arrive  March 1st  These are tlie best that can be bought, and  0 prices will be right.  SIZES, hand, 2(>-iuch and 8-foot.  Leave your order.  LIMITED  m-f-it-fk  ea-  ir  IJNPR RPAR F.DNESS  FAILURE  II  \4-.Li.0>JtL0Mt^~i-  noooiint    is    nn  OUMuilU'.  n-ssiRtnnt  A   Vi rrn It-  iii  clianicier 1  confidence, independence   and  pride which  incrc-a.-A-s cft'oiL and paves the way lo success.  Open   nn   neeounl;   to-day   and  he  V4A  Yr . I       1    I T    -1  XL   e.*r>L;nili.-iiie.*->   mc  preparer..  THE CANADIAN BANK  Or VAjMMLjruJL  SVUD-Ur CAPITAL.  RF.SFRVF H 'ND  $i :>,u(h),uuij  '!*, I r, 000 00i)  ni-  .i,.  i  nil    I, i i.i-   eie-live-i'V  ���������  i    ��������� i.i  ������'it|������e I'lal-  CKKtrroiM   HKANCll, C. G. Itcimcll, Maii.-ij-rr.  fi"  HtfM  mrr*  ���������m- trwr>l>l'l>il|>rr|,|.IIH-<-|i-|'IH������rr-rj'|iM|'-|.L>>  IMtlwrffl������,rwririlir.ill������irrlri<iirrftrnr.������ir.i,.im i,..,..  -rMumu.mrrjm > llll minUII!MII*|.|������pi|>J>|i|rjWWm  WWWWIIlllMMWM*^^  mm-M  mttmm  ���������1  wwi;i-ww:i(rw^-Bwwrwrft-*Mw^  * ������ i|*i*tij r?><V^m*t!Wr>*4i*f0mm  mmt������m������tiit^x������v44i**m4 BrawaraatHB-Mflaai-aB  wrs!"P"  ���������PPA.  / ' Z  THE  CBEST-CS   BSVIE^  SATURUAY, teb. Hi  Xy-r?cv<-rrr-t-y  x-������  *  -rt-rxTc-* a~t s*~\- -m  Farmers Adopt  Many Resolutions  m  ira  e  ���������sr  TL.  Fart 7  iron  TP JL  WEDNESDAY, Feb. 25  Mrs. Charlie  Chap  lin  IR  en a  Charlie Chaplin  in Two Reels of  Real Fun  Ford Monthly  Thirty of the forty-two members the  Creston local of the United Farmers  of B.C. now boasts were out for the  special meeting on Saturday night, before which the chief business was the  consideration of resolutions and other  matters that the delegates will have  to handle at the provincial convention  at Victoria on Monday and Tuesday  next. The meeting was in charge of  President W. V. Jackson, who had the  pleasure of welcoming several of the  new members who had joined up since  the previous meeting.  The first resolution presented was  one dealing with the investigating and  reporting as to the feasibility or otherwise of the Reclamation of Kootenay  Plats *    This was introduced by    Guy  Constable, and was readily seconded  by John Blinco, and is worded as foi  lows:  Whereas at the request of the Province of British Columbia the Dominion  Government,  by  Order-in-Council  dated  September 2nd,  IS19,  proposed  to the United States Government    to  enter  into   an   agreement  under  the  authority of which the Reclamation of  the Kootenay Flats may be bully secured on terms and  conditions just and  equitable to all concerned;  and a reply has been received from the United  States  Secretary   of   State   that   the  question is under consideration by the  proper  department   of   that   Government;  And whereas it wouid appear to be  desirable in order to provide for the  proper working out of drainage plans  by the  Canadian and  United  States  engineers',   the   proportionate   assessment of the lands proposed to be reclaimed and  benefited in both countries, and the construction of reclamation works on navigable waters under  the jurisdiction of the Dominion, that  these overflowed lands owned by the  province should be transferred to the  Dominion Government, and in the opin  ion'of the Reclamation Service of Canada it would be a simplification of the  problem  of  reclamation if  this  were  done;  And whereas a considerable area of  these lands is already vested in    the  Dominion Government and under the  Dominion Reclamation Act, they can,  with the assent of the Province, undertake the reclamation of. lands in the  nrmriTKio   ���������rivP    -Ri'iilall    rinlnwh-in ���������  x .  -. .~       xrm      ���������-.���������xr���������       x-, xr x xxx.x xr-tn ,  Therefore be it resolved, that this  convention of the United Farmers of  British Columbia is of the opinion that  it would be desirable for tlie reclamation of the Kootenay Flats to be undertaken   by   the   Dominion   Government, and accordingly urge upon the  provincial government   to   offer    the  grant of these provincial lands to the  dominion government for reclamation  purposes under the Soldier Settlement  Act.  should   elect  representatives,  instead  of the  present   system   of   choosing  them by electoral districts.    Mr. Adlard urged that the delegates to the  convention see to it that the constitution of the U.F. be amended so   that  any man in the community could join  the organization provided they were  convinced that he was seeking membership with the idea of furthering the  cause they had at heart.    Ivlr. Adlard  figured  that the organization    could  not get very far    politically    unless  membership was available to others  thaxi men who were  off the land.  Instructions were given the secretary to write the U.F. central office  ior prices on stumpimg powder. Mr.  Humphrey's word was that the U.F.  price was even lower than that quoted  by the government.  raakuijj  living  -%V\*  ���������xSxxJJJKTRzSS-^PA-t  -- -ir*--  r  Special Values  tn  Fleece-Lined Underwear  for Men and Boys  Men's Shirts and .Drawers  ���������si  tpi,  Kr-Tl  Boy's Shirts and Drawers, all sizes  00c.  X  Penman's Hose  in  Cashmere, Lisle,  Silk,   Cotton  and All Wool, bought a year-ago  but    only    arrived,,   this    week.  Marked very low.  Creston Mercantile Company  LIMITE1������  n  you are needing  fl  W* ������   0%\   W\ S i*%%\m~-  Jx\\*\      p9f|B|; (flf      Wm] \\~m\     \-~%     "W      V0-W     v~~\  h p n  nn nnn     wq      QHB S hh  now is the time to buy  i  \v  c  li.-ivt-    jus!  of"   these  nnlo'ided   a  at   Creston  car  i   udiivu  im uiniuei uumuaiw  *��������� t- -0*  LIMITED  |uS|MyjJMgSr  nnwrrirrrir*.!**.,-*** .  In placing it before the meeting Mr.  Constable briefly explained the precise meaning of the resolution and the  steps that had been taken leading up  to getting the project in its present  position. With one exception all who  took a hand in discussing the matter  approved of drainage. T. M. Edmondson raised the question that probably  the doing away with the overflow waters would produce early summer  frosts, but in this view he was not supported, Mr. Constable assuring that he  had made it his business to get the  opinion of both Canadian and U. S.  climatic authorities and these all a-  greed that the presence or absence of  the flood waters made no difference  whatever to local climatic conditions.  The resolution was unanimously adopted.  Three  of  the  four  resolutions  submitted by the Canyon local to Creston  for approval were agreed to.    The one  that failed to receive- favorable consideration called upon the authorities  to prohibit Oriental    immigration   as  well as to prevent those already here  from owning the lands they may now  be in possession of. The Creston members urged this would    be    running  counter    to    existing    constitutional  i-ights as  well  as raising a question  that was entirely in the hands of  the  British authorities.  A. resolution by W. Truscott and C.  O. Quist urging the B. C. government  to amend the Prohibition Act so as to  do away with fines in faces of infractions of the Liquor Act and make the  penalty imprisonment in every instance, was not favorably considered,  but in its place the government will  be urged to push for legislation to prohibit the importation, manufacture  and sale of alcoholic liquors for beverage purposes.  Another drastic resolution from W.  Truscott which would give us legislation to deport all citizens who do not  comply with the laws of Canada was  amended. The idea back of this resolution was to get rid of the Doukhobors, Ruthenians, Mennonites, Hutterites, etc., who at present herd themselves up in colonies and are not even  taking the trouble to have their progeny taught English, much less sent  to school. The redrafted resolution  will request that all alien citizens who  do not conform to tho laws of the land  be shipped back from whence they  came.  The other resolution that shared  with tho one on drainage in producing extended discussion is one authorizing tho U.F. of B.C. to go into politics, as it wore. Tho resolution was  adopted without amendment and roads  as follows:  Whereas tho United Farmors of British Columbia has boon formed for the  purpose of furthering tlio woll'nro of  the  farming   and   agricultural   industries ol!   tho  province,  and   the  members thoreof;  And whoroiiR tlio prosperity nnd hw.-  cosh, or otherwiHo, of tho funning and  agricultural iwliiHlrtos of tho province  Is a mattor of vital into rout to not  only the faniim'.s but tho wholo peoplo  of tlio provlnco;  And whoroiin tlio policy of any gov-  u1iiiiiv;eiL  ui   I] ill,   |Hovim;u  .enii   -,iu-   Jok-  Inlatiou thereof In relation to agriculture ami farming Induiitvleii hi a mat-  tor of vital concern to tho monihorn  of IIiIh iiHHOclatloii, and to tlurt'iirmorn  of the in-ovi-u-e of llrlii-.-.li CoUauUu ut  I'l'lllri -1'Xlt  It In hovohy reiiolvort that tho boat  liitorcHtH of the fanning and agricultural  iihlu*'(i��������� ic.n  of  thin  province, and  '   ���������     <iee*     ,.it..i,  i.i     i.i.  .i  i.i,     Miii     iii.,     uu*,-,.  nerved   by  pevnoniil   ropvein pint Inn   In  Iiii  h;i, lliliiilii i:  hy   llll IllljeU It oi'     this    UH-  Hoelntlon. and Ihat thin iiunoclaUon go  on record au being In favor of direct  political action lo tho oinl of oblalnlni*;  audi roproiit'itlnlion.  Piv.i'dcut .J'W*];.;;>-,���������-���������; viow,-. wen u that.  thc ti-iiv. had arrived for lhe-, .������������������*,*'U*.i������I-  tuvl.nlu   lo  iitrlvo  to  have   n-ni-cttontn-  i ii...i   mi   um   Kf.iiiiie i en ee   Menu   m    inatlt  I lhe* fanning ce>i).iHtu<!iie.h'*i eif (he -p ������������������<*���������-  j vin<*!>       Mr.    !.lini-j:;l::i   furor,,!   .,   ..;  | c.ui.tlii-,' <>f  Ihei election lawn   whereby  fi | nil Hie iiniuiii run and culling*-- In   n. c.  the  Orient to extend our markets for fruit  and forest products was not endorsed.  The only specific instructions given  the delegates was to see to it that,  the United Farmers kept clear of a  suggested merger of the U.F. and the  existing Farmers' Institute. Also that  they see to it that the U.F. has no  compromising dealings with the proposed Council o������ Agriculture for B.C.  txamination for tiie Position of Assistant  Forest Ranger.  The Department of Lands grives notice of ex-  iiiiIi.nai.iOus of appli-eauls ior Assistance Foi*eS-t  Ranger. The salary for the position is $110  per month and travelling expenses are paid.  ��������� The period of employment will be for the;  nre season, with reappointment next year at  ������120 per month, if services prove satisfactory,  and -with the prospect of promotion by merit to  the permanent Forest Service as occasion  offers.  Returned soldiers, with the necessary qualifications will receive preference.  The examinations will be held at the places  and on the dates named below.  rm  of  With the  threatened  return  the dieurt disease it is essential to keep healthy.  Stewed Fruits  taken regularly with the bvoak-  fast meal are especially valuable for this purpose.  We carry a full line of  Dried Prunes, Apricots, Figs  Peaches & Pear~ in cans  Dersert Raisins  Quality goods.  Moderate prices.  February 16-17, Vancouver.  February 19, Nanaimo.  February 19, McBriele.  February 20, "Victoria.  February 21, Prince George.  February 23, Vanderhoof.  February 23, Ashcroft  ~Vr.\x���������.xr.~rr  Ol      *0~-.������������������ll  X>i~.n~  ���������-��������� i.iriutuj,   m-x.  J- -t/irviiJ.vrrCr.  February 24, Kamloops,  February 24, Smithers.  February 26, Hazelton.  February 28, Nelson.  March I, Nakusp.  March 1, Prince Rupert.  March 3, Creston.  March 4, Cranbrook.  March 6, Fernie.  The written and oral examinations are designed to test the knowledge and ability of  applicants to perform the duties of Assistant  Forest Rangers. The examination will consist mainly of practical questions on logging,  cruising, surveying, forest protection, et-c, but  will also include questions to test the applicant's ability to prepare reports. Physical  ability and good chapter are absolute requirements.  Aii statements made by applicants as to  experience, education and fitness are subject-  to verification by the department. No persons  other than British subjects will be pennitteel  to take the examination. Intending applicants  should notify the Chief Forester, victoria, or  the District Forester at Vancouver. Pr":ac*;  Rupert, Prince George, Kamloops, Cranbrcoc  or Nelson.  G. R. NADEN.  Deputy Minister of Lands.  S'fsispsis ������$!  ft I  mi  rs  Daa*M'faBflli.#������u..  Wynndel  confined   to   sur-  s tnere any  Meat in the  ouse ?  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  worry ?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Bologna, ������e:c������  are always to bo had  hero. In moats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock*  products.  & GO., Ltd.  WATER NOTICE  DIVERSION AND USE  Minimum price of first-class land  reduced to $5 an acre: second-class to  $2.50 an acre.  Pre-emption   now  veyed lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which i.s non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of i;ot more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emption*;  with joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. ^  Pre-emptors niust*"occupy claims for  five years and make improvements tc  value of 510 ;;cr acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres,  before receiving Crown  (Jrant.     "  Where pre-emptor in ocuuuation not  less thar S year.-;, and has made proportionate iinprovements, he mav, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate cerli-.ic-a'e of improvement and transfer,his claim.  Records without- permanent residence may he issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of  $300 per annum ape! records same each  year. Failure to make improvements  or record same will upe?i*ate as for-  feiture. Title- cannot be obtained in  less than .*"��������� years, and improvements  of $10.00 per acre, incliidu.g 5 ae-res  cleared aid cultivated, and residence  of at   least  "J year.- are iet)u*i*e<l  h.  Pre-emptor holelirg Crown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requiresJand in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  Ki'rleiti'il   Ian,-'.  Unsijrveyed areas, not e'cceefling 2u  acres, may be leased :,s homesites;  title to he obtained after fuUilling residential and improvement conditions.  I'or grazing and industrial imr������������������.  areas    exceeding   G10    acres    may" be  ���������i-i?.1? h}' o:u* I*cri:oi*< or company.  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding -10 acre*  may be purchased; conditions include-  pa.\ ment of stuinpage.  Natural hay meadows tnaeces.s'ble*  by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a ro.-ul  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost or  road, nor exceeding half of purchase  price, is made.  PRE-EMPTORS'       FREE  ACT.  GRANTS  lhe M^ope or this Act is enlarged U,  ncludt All persons joining tine! t-.erv-  Ing with His .Majesty's Koix-oh. The  tu.'.o \. ill,In ..i.ieli tiits heirs or devisees  a Jl '���������'���������'-������������������-'usod pre-empt or may apply  for title under this Act |h oxtei'eleTl  from fur one year from the death of  such   person,   an   formerly,   until   one  t  Take' notice that \i. Ut-line, uiinso  mhliosH in 1110 Utile- St-n-H., Vancouver,  H.H.. will apply l"<u- a license'' leitalco  .etui im* J,H) Ar..  ii. |>e*i a nil eilei en   wulei*  (Mil of Itykerl.'s (Ycok. which lleiws  ���������"otifhweslei'ly, anel drains intei i-asj  t-iwle of Konlcnay Hi vcr, about ."-mile  north of Iiili'rn.il ieinnl luiunilai v.   Tlie*  year after the conclusion of the presen  war. This privilege iu also m.ui,. re  troactlvo. .  ^No fees relathiK to pro-emptUm-., a  -uc   c;-   ;,.'.y.4,*,;,.- 'Vl>   houners  on     or  ������mptlons ree-orelril aft(*r June "C   r>ln  raxes are  remitted   for  five yeu'r-i'  Provision   for return  e������f  mone*vt,".e,  Im-Tv.  town  rum   en-  wafer   will     l.e     iliYe'rle*il    iY.m-     th,* !  .���������i.i I'ri iii    <l ir ie,    jti-liie, <l    i-eilili-   \v !".-.!,   iieiui ���������  N.I'i. cot-. Sec, 1, ami will lu- used foi>'  iiri-^at ion pui poses on the lanel -lescri-,  heel nr, S.W.  1 anel \V. tie) acres of ,N. K. '-.  the  lltlll (lav I  copy    of    thi:.  pot-it oil on the -?roiii-|'l <eu  eif    l),M:einlie'i',     IWl'.l.        A  noti(-e ami an applie-.it ieui pm s.iaul  tlie'ii'tei anil lo tin- Wate-i- Act. 1011,  will hc llle-el in the ottlce of the Wiitei  Itecoieh-i at Ni'lsem, Il.l'. (>l>jee*| ioiis  teilhi' application may lw tlh-el t\itli  tin-saiel Wate-i' lfccoi*<le*i*. or with Ihe  ("eui.pl roller of Water Hiprht.s, I'ailia-  tni'iit  HiiililiiiC':, Victoria,  It.C, witliiii  llll   I    I r.i \ .*.   II I I I   I     I I ,i '   III .-, I     rl | l| M'.l I .1 I ri  r '   I l|  tlii.--, iieilice* iii ,i loi'.il new spapei .  tin t,l,A I'..  Aiiiiiii'inil  iiy n. (;. hi-:!,mi:. Aj-rttit.  cru.d, eluee Clint lii'eli  j.ald slne'4* August  -1.     1,11 I,    Oil    Jl.',-. ,l| I, |     ,,f    ,,.,.���������..... r  or  luxes  em  .*'eile||er.-*   pre-emptl,-,'-, '  it   <H|   ;.|;r,-,Mne*lit."   to   puivhasc  ,,��������� ,T, ox,y 1'"-1 "';'' ������'!* nitiiiU-r.. l,(  Aini'd loree-.s e������r eleiie-ndetitri, aeeiuiieel  direct or inellrect, t e-mitti-.l fro  Ihilment  to Mareh 3],  iji*>o.  SUU-HUKCHASERS   OF   CROWM  UND3.  rrenl.-iloii     made     for     Issuance  Crown   Kraiitu   te>   sub-puroliaseir*.*  Cro\.-:i   l.aad.     ,k,,..:4 ;���������������������������   iiKi,t.,   >,-,,  ������>eire*l'������������#'r.r     >,���������������, ri    <-   *���������.   .1  piil. (I.������:.������).    tliVolViliK    t������>lli:ltUle,   oil' fill  tllltncrit   eef <*f>nel|ti<if|,   ,,f  ;,':',���������>,.,   (     _,  -.yif.X aii.l  ta;.,-.,,    Uh,(l. ;,,;,, .',',','n v'l,;'u',.  ors do not claim whole e.f oncin.il i> ee-  eel,  purchiuui pi In* i',n,, .,,,,i i,",^,.,,  ,l(.u  lit!     ellntrlhUteiJ     pleipi.i iinn.it. iv  nl  eif  whedo  iiiado  area,  hy May  Ajuiili :el inn-  1,   ll.l'O  eiVcr  t     I,,*  cnA-r::  flrailnt' Art, !''������������������)'<.  el������-vi-li,|,ii,i*ni of |lvi-..|  vhlf-   f ���������)*   Kiee^il'l-   '1  < It  iiitlustrv  tr:  ni .1  I"1'  Ann.:..:  Oil   III] i:  -*.:.���������������   |.i-i  e <> i>   1  t   rr.l     il.ill'  ������!<<( !r'  lilt      I.I  '*   lt'1 ������t      '  ������������������"������"���������   y\  \i\-ti\  iiii-nt  lei ten  I-r<-*���������.  leeiAil  1 ..rl!  '���������)>    (i  I    I  -������ TBE    RETIEW,     CRESTON,     B.     a  jSam-Bui. bacaus������ they hare proved  that it does -what is claimed ������0? It.  *S������iss S. ������.*. "D0"is'l!r ������to ������������������������������������*������������������ ���������*���������������������������������.��������������� n������r������*������������  ot 8223 Michigan' Ave, Chicago!  e&ys: "I have a patieat "Who suffered terribly "Tltli pilea. Zam-Bulc  Is the only remedy that gave -heff  relief.  *'l Shays tissd. 2a*si-SuS ssysel?  for the same aliment, also for sores  aad burns, and hav������ the greatest  conndeuce ia St/-"  Growing Power  Of Western Canada  A recent Ottawa dispatch reveals  thc fact that, according to official estimates Oucbcc continues to outstrip  Ontario in increase in population and  is steadily closing up thc gap between  the two provinces in point of-numbers  of    people.    This    is  a development  which has been in progress for some  ycars now, with the. result that Ontario is gradually losing- that preponderance of political power which it  once enjoyed at Ottawa.  As is well known, tlie. basis of representation of the provinces in thc  House of Commons is fixed by the  British North America Act, which  provides that Quebec shall always  have 65 member.--;, and each of the  other provinces such a number as will  give the same proportion of representatives to its population as the  number 65 bears to the population of  Quebec, and it is also provided that  following each decennial census a redistribution of representation shall  take place on the basis of thc population   figures   thus   ascertained.  Prior to the census of 1901 the unit'  of  representation  for all Canada was  22,900,���������that is, each group of 22,900  people was  entitled  to  a member at  Ottawa.    This gave Ontario 92 members to Quebec's 65, a difference of 27.  As a result of thc 1901 census, and the  Increase   which   had  taken   place     in  Quebec's    population,    the   unit   was  raised to 25,367, with the resr.lt    that  Ontario's representation fell from 92  to 86, because, proportionately, Quebec's  growth in population  \v  rapid th?-n Ontario's.    Follow  '   1911.   the   unit   w;  ;   time   to   30,819,  ;  10, a gain of 3; British Columbia 7.  a gain of 1; Northwest Territories 10,  a gain of 6; Yukon 1���������total 28. Following the 1911 census, these figures  were again increased, and today the  representation is: Manitoba 15, British Columbia 13, Saskatchewan 16, Alberta 12. Yukon. I.    Total 57.  Thus while the representation of  the five Eastern Provinces iii the  Housc of Commons decreased by 19  in twenty ycars, or an average loss  of a member a year, the representation of the four Western Provinces  and the Yukon has increased by 40, or  an average of two additional members a year. And if thc same proportionate increase in. population in the  West is revealed by the census of next  year���������as seems altogether likely,  judging from the recent official estimate of Saskatchewan's population,  which places it now at almost double  the 1911 figure���������the voting power of  the West in the House of Commons  will be enormously increased, while  not only relatively, but actually, that  of the East will be decreased.  The effect of this growing political  power of the West in the national  Parliament is fraught with tremendous possibilities, in the shaping of  national policies and in a probable  very radical change in the financial  and fiscal policy of thc Dominion.  This increased power in national af-  fiov-nvij-na  ������-***.  ixJI00iX0.*.^JM.TrLy   VJT*.  Clear Your Seaipand  After shaving and before bathing  touch dandruff or irritation, if any,  with Cuticura Ointment. Wash sill  off with Cuticura Soap andhotwater.  using plenty of Soap best applied  with the hands. One Soap for all  uses, shaving, shampooing, bathing.  Finally dust shaven parts with Cuticura Talcum, The Soaps, Ointment  and Talcum sold everywhere.  Livestock on farms can be " most  profitably increased through an expansion of Canadian meat export  trade. An improvement in the quality of the live animal will be necessary if Canada is to get into a fore-  f Alberta  Minerals For England  Alberta Natural Products to Be Put  ou Exhibition in London  Samples of the bitumen sands from  Fort McMurray. natural tar products  from the sands., gasoline extracted  from natural gas, natural gasoline,  crude oil, salt, gypsum, roofing material from the bitumen sands, some  briquettes from Bankhead, coke from  the Crow's Nest, and some other of  the Alberta natural products were this  iifocb    e9*3������+    + rx    T   .~*i-i+ _("*r\l       ���������T^T****/?       Cwitm  tV -wVAV    &\-.m~, -      wv     m-mmxrm* ���������*������-������     x^mfx.      -���������������<���������- m* x-xm*      x^mmmm mmm-  the immigration officer for Canada in  London, England. These are to be  put on exhibition at the London office  and will be added to from time to  time as the material comes to hand.  rr-rrmrr-r-^s.  tssv-5 a cap of hot Oso H*  every'day.    It -mil warm  you through and through  ���������fortify    against  ������sti������us ������������������ ward ^ off  colds and  chills  ���������and keep  you Al.       mm  IIP A CJMniN'!  UI     B. \Ji~.\~--~-   ~  ^S-~^SSi~Z~^~-^~-m-~^^^  Tomorrow   wiii   fos   cies  and bright, if you taka  "'Cascarets" tonight  .1!  fairs,  coupled with     the pronounced  most place in the big European mar  tendency of western people not to  divide upon old party lines, but to  unite upon great questions of principle and policy irrespective of former  party divisions and views, clearly indicates that a new re-alignment is  about to lake place and that all former political conditions arc due for a  shake-up.  The incidence of population is,  therefore, bound to have a profound  effect on future Canadian policy. This  will bc true not only as between West  and East, but is markedly in evidence  within the boundaries of the old provinces. Ontario is becoming more  and more an industrial centre, where  the populations of the manufacturing  and  towns   are  growing  while  kets  that are ready for our national  products.  Uk  ike  ..*~t~mS  or  e-1.  : ens v. s  vised,   ..  :a.;io  Io?t  :iO;v  ;-���������:���������-��������� I*-:  '.he  basis  Ut:; ���������  of   !..  \ 0-  ���������*���������..  -.-fire  n:en-.b-;*r*  . *,*���������{: Ottawa !>;,  ve-eent ofhci'"*.  ill. following  ;-.:-,  lose  at 1  '.vine  it o  O ���������?  i.i.C  s more  --.%   the  ;   again  :d   On-  ar.d is  82. On  il eslini-  the  ccn-  v.st   two  !--��������� SO.  ave  ���������jj.t.\-[ ���������������������������!:  1 .Jlie; i*,i?i-*  ; ���������.',*'- v.' V -  i<:d   b;  15 be  -   c-'in-  ���������*"-,    Ti^O.  '���������=. t.-tk-  "    t'l'O-  ..-��������� ...lbs  *'  ���������,  j cities and towns are growing  the rural population is declining. Que  bee, too, is developing rapidly in an  Indus [rial sense, but in that province,  unlike Ontario, agriculture is also expanding. In fact, Quebec is forging  ahead of Ontario in more than population, tnanks to the lar-seemg anu  aggressive good roads and agricultural policies inaugurated by the provincial authorities. As a result, the natural resources of Quebec are being  more rapidly and scientifically developed than are those of any other province at the present time.  Students of Canadian affairs, and  those interested in our national development, may well follow with exceptional keenness the changes now  being wrought in all national, financial and economic policies as the direct outcome of western development  and growth in population, influence  ar.d political power.  V a Tidal Wav  Heart Disease and Nerve -  Troubles Sweep the .Country  Probably at no period in the  world's history have heart and nerve  troubles been so prevalent as they  are today.  The heart can't stand the stress  and strain of this busy, bustling age,  and the care and worry, the anxiety  and activity of business life constitute  a serious "drain on the nervous system.  Tlie business of this work-a-da"*-1'  world goes with such a rush that the  ��������� stoutest hearts and strongest nerves  break down under the strain.  On the first approach of any breakdown of the system Milbunvs Heart  and Nerve Pills should be taken. The  reconstructive power of these pills on  the heart and nerve system is simply   11   nidi vcuuun.  Mr. W. A. Wright, Hopewell Ave.,  Ottawa, Ont., writes: "After suffering  for some time with my heart, 1 consulted a number of doctors, but got  no relief^ However, I read what Mil-  burn's Heart and Nerve Pills had  done for others, who had thc same  symptoms and thought I would give  them a trial. Believe me, six boxes  cured me completely. I am feeling  fine now, and can attend to my work  every day. I can recommend your  pills to anyone suffering as 1 did."  Price 50c a box at all dealers, or  mailed direct on receipt of price by  The T. Milburn Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont.  k���������������������������������������*������������������������������������rA������������������������������r.������*������������������������������������ft���������������������������'���������������������'������������������������������������*���������������������������'���������������������������������������������,���������������������������������������������*���������**���������������������������������  Feeling half-sick, bilious, constipated? Ambition way below zero? Kere  is help! Take Cascarets tonight for  your liver and bowels. You'll wake  up clear, rosy and full of life. Cascarets act without griping or inconvenience. They never sicken you like  Calomel. Salts, Oil or nasty, harsh  pill3. They cost so little, too���������Cascarets work while you sleep.  Leverhulrne Favors Prohibition  Lord Leverhulrne, the British manufacturer, who has returned to England from a two months' visit to the  United States, declared himself as in  favor of the adoption of prohibition  in Great Britain, through which, he  said, enough could bc saved to pay  Britain's indebtedness to America  within five years.  T0RMY WEATHER  r-DAVflBi.  SYRUK  REDSPRlf   ,,|Q*  ���������oG;   t.m.\jem  ,T.^YDy made  affections  For Coughs, Colds,  and the relief of in*|  f lammatory conditions  of the throat arising'  B^.t.*r-.'Uf..1         Ar-lU.  IVuCliior,     -  ��������� ���������   derangements   of Aa*  and  0%-m  UIO  Respiratory Organs."  Prepared from Spruce  Gum and other medi������  cinal agents. Successfully used for 60 years.  Always buy tho Largo  SIW~  UADft AM DADV  limit?   \Fix   -limitk  Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria  May  The stormy, blustery weather  which we have during February and  March is extremely hard on children.  Conditions make it necessary for the  mother to keep them in the house.  Thcy are often confined to overheat-  I 11..  xja.\Aiy   ������-* 4.-.~-*.^,A~i        mrs-vd- .,      . _  V   -dll l ft & (jL bUU        ft *UW������tl������  colds which rack their whole system.  T   *x     ������*1x*-x*'a<x     *nrv������-|i-rt  4*rix*x -*r-    ~x r*"-. ���������*���������  &Ua.x va   uguit  ������-l-i-<*n    -x    %xr>mi>    rxt    Pr,Vk*,r*#  UL      tiXXXit-  XJ-SJ-      \JM       J-J-KAxXfJ  Own Tablets should be kept in.the  house and an occasional dose giver,  the baby to keep his stomach and  bowels working rf-P-Hlsrlv.    Tli?������ will   I-1-..--1-..  1 Xr&tXttXt .J/ a  A woman of experience says it is  impossible to keep children or stair  carpets in place without using the  rod.  not fail to break up colds and keep  the health of the baby in good condition till the brighter days come along.  The Tablets are sold by medicine  dealers or by mail at 25 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  m^r\mmrm~tm  WMmmMMMmiM  Alberta Glass Factory  New Addition Will Be Larger Than  the Original Plant  Good progress is being made on  the large extension to the glass factory at Redcliff, Alberta. The steel  construction is completed and the  building is well advanced. Experts  are on hand to install the furnaces  and leads, which when completed will  be as large as any on this continent.  This new addition will be larger than  the original plant, and is expected to  be in operation some time in March,  The plant is owned by the Dominion Glass Company, and was originally established at Redcliff seven  years ago.  For Colds or Influenza  and as a Preventative, take LAXATIVE  BROMO QUININE Tablets. Look for  E. vv*. GROVE'S signature on the'bos. 30&  Women of the Bayanzi tribe of  Central Africa shave the tops of their  heads, while the men wear long* hair.  A great many men reason in a  circle; that's why there is no end to  their arguments.  Be  From  Other Planets  ���������ising   the   mysterious   signal;;  ������������������-'���������I-'"*  1011Irui  1*1  I'  :<l  u'.T.cribcd by Sig. Marconi as having  -1 received in thc {arm of inter-  :.;ou3 of the Marconi wireless in-  1 nivncats, Sir Frank W. Dyson, as-  ronn-.-iir-r     royal,  London,     admitted  Do Corns Lead To Cancer?  : I , ! a  ll 11  ft  tm oi  ii.  V.-.f-.r.   11 i* ,  ' that in his opinion it was finite pos-  ;o get waves from other plan-  He was not prepared to go fur-  nt   lhe  present time, and  left  it  -,   1...,,.  ,,.;,.nj..-,-  ,-.*,.*���������-,,-,!���������(!������������������   thren  hitn-  '.'������������������j   describe   the   effects   of   Mich  TTTiSTL  As yet this has not been proved, but in teres led parties will find  nothing better for corns than Putnam's Corn Extractor, 25c at all dealers.  Minard's  Liniment Cures  Garget in  Cows.  She Knew Whom He Meant  An   architect  remarked  to  a  lady  that   he   had   been   to   see   the  great  nave in  the church.  "Don't   mention   names,"   the  lady  replied.     "I know the man you refer  to."���������Houston   Post.  ;r*->rz:~-rz-  The Sweet Cereal Havor of  ������?^ m T M.    ...  ���������-.^X^rd J.       \*g    \11W1CL \j-d> imam*'  1 TH %~\T%  'rHOXtimr 0ttS~> 'xtsmmtk*  .  -       ���������*���������- 1-    ��������� . r-x    r~t  0   A   r-x i���������x  r���������I  t   X���������J l~      \-d t.*~0*m. X--0 \-r Tmr 0m4d  5-V-W    *���������**  AljJ   tf<  r\ J-} Ai-i-'-'  4~lxXrJrK~0>A.II.  '/-������,  su������or to this blend of.wheat  t\ n ct m CA1 iriyu.   ucii 1 l~ y.  iho   ���������ftWGCtnob-'i'is* due to  uC-f  luol frit'm sm'mr. -%<~M'-devoJJ,  I ,.y iltc grocer,-.\n5 and  'I  I  I  I  11  l!!  t.ytlA  '   **o  *-,--.>  1 T*i r.   rp  ' ' O   "  tt.  v^rf"t.i  O  ���������oo(  i)  ,*���������".*  &  krtl  l^ii!'"-. ivy.'/  .ts MiziiHOil lor CjtcujxvNui-si  A Kceper!e8s Lighthouse  Small Beacons  Have  Greatly  Aided  Navigation in Alaskan Waters  Along the coast of Alaska, where it  would be difficult to maintain reliable  lighthouse   keepers,   there   have  been  established many automatically flashing beacons, each ot which can operate for    nearly five mouths    on one  charge of gas.   A lighthouse with its  keeper,  alone  among  the wildest     of  scenery, is ahvaya a romantically in-  ti't'csliiic;  mark- of progivss.    A lighthouse without  a keeper, however, is,  perhaps,  a   still   greater  sign   of  pro-  ('ii-'is,  in   tluit   it  frees  many a     man  from lhc temporary necessity of staying  where hc  might uot want to be.  At   first   Mini**   ii.*ivi(ratnr?i  were  U  bit  .���������-.low   iu   geMiing  used  to  the  quickly  il.ei-.hiiig  li.-hi-i.     J.",ccau:ic  of the rapidity  of  the  flash,  one  might hardly  know  wliclhe-r he wa.*������ coming; to, or  going ft 0111 'inch a light.    Ir thc end,  th'������u:;lr,  th-jp   :.m;'.!l     bcacont*, whirb  ,'*"������������������? only ab.HH *!,!.J00 e?.ch to in-it till,  (have grcytly .'titled navigation in Alas-  ONLY TABLETS MARKED  "BAYER"  ARE  ASPIRIN  Not Aspirin at All without the "Bayer Cross  ������������  l.e,  Vox- Colda, JL'ahi, ilcadiichfli, Ncurol-  fi\&, Tootlittoho, ICurnelio. anH for  Jthcumatliiin, Lumbago, Selutlua, Ncu-  rltle, take Aspirin inarlrod with tho  namo "Bayer" or you aro not talcing  Anpiriu ut nil.  Accept only "Hr.yer Teblots fit  Aiplrlw"   in   au   uubrokoa   "JUa-fnir"  p������.cicm*������������ which (-ontuiiiw cokiiph-trt dl-  rootto-nn. Then yon arts fpnttlin-f ro������l  Atipliln���������-U������o gtsnuliiA Aujilrln yr������-  tstinhfxl hy pliyaUdnnii for ovor nirio*  tet������n y#������r*. Now r~\n,Ati In Odimtl*.  llwvttly tlrt. Ihjxci'~ containing )'~ tnb-  M������ v.on. but ft tn-w evrntt. TmiKKltitt  ttlno melt krgor "IJiiyer" pttokttgou.  .x-x-t.-   r.000.    ts m~.4~.4~. . .,**it4m.-m.vi^'tdxiiLXi'titvm  TtT-vmrnvr.  Ht-.-w   "JrDliiiK.v4v.'  w.  Nr  u.  n.2  Akiilrln la tlio ti-oeto m.rlc <r*crl������torea In ���������CttnAylftll tst "Wtty������r Mumifxrltireri m* Xfon-������-  f*.r'-tt' H't-li-i-tr** ot He.lUv)li-Ue*trt. 'Wllllw It l������ V#ll ItlWOWU IliBlt AotHiln lil������lll* |)<Hy4*f  r;:r.*.!;'.*fr;<-tur->. 1e> meolmt llm fiiiMlet n^renltieit lutltMtloltM, tie* 'X*t>l������l.������ ������t *i������y������r������* CuU������1>*uaJ,  crltl t-vi -atstnpjtl with th������lr. Hoii������r*al trj������ft<*������ ������K������#vlt# ttti-w *'.M**veeer tCsv-**.''  ;;���������  ���������l^*������^������n-,������Wft,* JbWf-^t^, iKe-^v^vJ-TM-dl ^itt. *,-t--*'-^JinAiW-������-i!'-i������������ V'  Y'VlfV-TlM'^M'  U>--teA*-^*������^ J j rgjfa  "****-**f*" ''" '''" -���������"*'���������'< ������������������*"'"-���������*-"lr"i*ir' ���������'"��������� 1 ii ii" 1111 " 1111 imi--rrirrtrir'tn,r*i������ruii������|-tni[*i|-ji-Dr>|iii)ftfWuiiU)iit.ii. MiMi)^^yr*������u>r*niiiwi������|WrW t\nm*. iKMiO.iiiiiiiuMMiiiiiji iiiiiiiiiit'tiiimiiiMmiiwim-iiiauimji.  i.-^WeaJWe^WiWWft^ie-1-WW^ (^  ..A...P. ',l:.,::���������.ir^,!f.n l-i*Mii*l|,i[|W|W|^1iIMM  -irKia^'-^ii-^aliadi'i^flM^-kiwta^^  wey-fti'iii^^miWNi, wi.,f^-*ry^^t tigjww^rwr*1  7,'T*,:*.- "i"!"1Ti'!.i"^'!-r-*eTT^" r^"-i^-t'|(    If I ITfr r -j 11W TWlP fl |1 WrWI MnHMWtWW IT^lWI * ������l< <H������lwmi)|.lim>um Ml |W l>M*)|*H mm ���������* f ���������!���������)���������) |l l|l(llfll>|KWt>l >i|.W<l<llHW|r������<iili ^MM'IWf jt mtM'WiW1**������'HHIH|ll |i>* TCHUW1. JJ. II UllJ.l 1 Toronto.-���������Sir Edmund Walker, president of the Dominion Bank of Canada, at the annual meeting of the bank  here, referred to the numerous warnings given that economy nvust be  practiced in this country, but so far  these warnings have not had the  slightest effect, Sir Edmund said. Extravagance is the order of thc day,  and in nfy opinion will continue to  bc the order of thc day until conditions change and Jjiard times come on  US.  Sir Edmund states that while the  past year had been a prosperous one  for the banks, the future must cause  to all financial business,  exchange conditions were serious, he said, and in Canada a large  amount of money probably would be  withdrawn which had been borrowed  from England and Scotland by the  various mortgage companies, and  loaned on mortgages in this country.  "There is no inducement now to  send money from England," Sir Edmund said, "and there is every inducement for the English tenders to  have the money sent back to England  to take advantage of the low rate of  exchange."  Sir Edmund concluded by saying:  "No money can be expected from  Great Britain for investment in this  country until the exchange conditions change."  Gompers Condemns  Bolshevism  ���������says  T-. 1 _  Xvx.axtr-y.      m~ j  JCXLXi      JJCtllg  News From Sources Which  Are Not Authentic  Washington.���������Writing in the current number of the Fedcrationist, organ of the American Federation of  Labor, Samuel Gompers condemns  Bolshevism completely, finally and  for all time.  Mr. Gompers declares he doubts  whether the propaganda which  emanates from thc Bolshevik organization itself is more effective than  that conducted by those who claim  to be entirely detached from Russian  influence and Russian pay rolls.  He says he doubts whether publications issued by P.ussian Bolshevik  agents have as great an effect in  this country as those which like to  bc known as journals of opinion, such  as thc Nation, thc Dial, and the New  -r. *-,:.  tvcyuuiit.  -x-.i.mr.  LLLCLy*-^.  Increased Work  May Save Germany  Minister of Agriculture Declares That  Worse Times Have Yet  to Come  Berlin.���������We have only arrived at  the vale of tears through which we  are forced to pass, said-the minister  of agriculture, Herr Braun, in the  Prussian diet in connection with the  feed debate.  Worse times are coming, thc masses must be told that our only hope is    vjompers    niaKcs as    extended  reference to the argument that the  American people know little about  what is going on in Russia, and the  argument that it is unfair and unwise  to pass "judgment.  "All the information necessary,"  says Mr. Gompers, "to the passing  of judgment on Bolshevism and thc  system of government and as a state  society   is   at   hand      from     sources  _Son  of British Premier  Says  Large  Landowners  Are  Being  Eliminated  New York.���������That Great Britain is  undergoing great economic and political changes during the period of reconstruction following the war, is the  opinion of Major Richard Lloyd  George, son of thc British prime min-'  ister, who is in the United States on  a business trip. ���������      ~        ,  To the Canadian Press he voiced  his regret that his hurried trip to this  country on business affairs made it  impossible for him to visit Canada.  He will sail for home February 1.4  on thc Adriatic.  "One of the most important  changes in England,'"' he said, "is the  breaking up of our system of large  land owners; who are selling their  holdings because they are unable to  pay the heavy taxes that have been  imposed upon them. In the sale of  these properties they are reserving  thc first opportunity of selling to thc  tenants whose ancestors have been  on the land for many generations.  By the establishment of many "small  farmers as property owners, we are  creating the thrifty- peasant class in  Britain, which has been such an aid  to France and Belgium in rebuilding those, war-demoralized countries."  The land-owning classes came in  for praise from Major Lloyd George,  who said they had made no effort to  profiteer during the war and deserved an enormous amount of the credit  for victory.  As to the feeling in Britain over  the lifting of thc embargo against  Soviet Russia, he said:  "Feeling in favor of re-opening  trade with Russia has been growing  for some time and is very strong at  Clemenceau io Visit  Egypt and France  Absolutely Sincere in His Decision to  Remain in Retirement  Paris.���������Former Premier Clemenceau has reserved a stateroom on the  steamer Lotus, leaving Marseilles on  February 3, bound for ^Alexandria,  Egypt. He is reported to be absolutely sincere in his decision to remain in retirement, and under no consideration to be drawn again into the  turmoil of politics. To the editor of  L'Hommc Libre he remarked the other daj*-, anent his defeat in the test  vote of parliament on the Presidency  week before last: "Some persons need  a hint, others a kick. I am through.  My enemies may think I received a  kick, parliamentary friends a hint. At  any rate I am through. I am off for  Egypt, then, -well, we shall see, perhaps India."  London.���������Complete and immediate  peace for Soviet Russia is declared  necessary in a manifesto signed by 18  prominent Labor leaders, including  John Robert Clynes, former food  controller: James Henry Thomas,  general ���������secretary of the National  Union of Railwaymen, and William  Bruce, miners' leader.   .:,  The signatories assert that they do  not subscribe to the political and  social theories on which the Soviet  government its based, but contend  that a continuance of the state of  war is inexcusable and ihat th-s  course of least risk all round is peace.  They maintain that if the Soviet government is merely imposing its power  on the Russian people by tyranny, it  i*s because the people are cowed hy  privation and hunger, and that these  conditions will be perpetuated by a  state of war, the horrors of which  will fall, not upon the tyrannical  government, but upon thc peasants,  women and children.  A Vl'uvi  Kaiser  Receives Congratulations  facts before     passing    judgment,' is  inS classes.  But you  nothing more than an excuse which,  I*       Ij-       lvrv~.m4V        -r.Tll1       or*���������-, 1 ,-|       t!lHP      -for      til r\  ������k Xxl ..X4������4^.X0, ..... ^x��������� ��������� ��������� ... ~    ���������-  Russian experiment and   enable   it to  spread to other countries."  that are authentic.   The plea of thdse  misguided   persons who say 'wait for  present, especially among the Iaboj;-  r i.-r���������      :���������_    z..A���������,n.xx* --Jing classes.  But you need attach no  importance to. a statement by me. I  am a business man, not interested in  politics. The Labor party in Britain  is undoubtedly growing stronger and  stronger. It is showing its influence  everywhere, especially in the by-elections. However, no party is strong  enough to dominate the government  in Britain. Whatever change comes  about, the government must continue  to be one of coalition, as it has been  during the war."  ������~r.~ 1     ...rv~ir  tLLL.L\-cxx*x.xx     v.xr.lx  The minister then made thc -startling announcement that Germany  would soon arrive at the point where  she would be unable to buy anything  abroad, but will be wholly dependent  Upon home production.  and  The Whereabouts of  Premier Borden  Two Huge Carloads of Flowers and  Other Gifts on His Birthday  Amcrongcn.���������The staff of the Am-  erongen.telegraph office was increased in order to handle the flood of  telegrams received by former Emperor William of Germany on the  occasion of his birthday.  Two huge carloads of flowers and  other gifts were delivered at Bentinck  Castle, where the one-time empero*-  is domiciled.  The Queen's commissioner for the  district of Utrecht, who    arrived    at  ^merongen    during    the    afternoon,  called at thc castle.   The celebration  inside the castle was a quiet one.  to"  Join Nationalists  the  has  Ire-  the  9,000 Pensioners Now Affected  Ottawa.���������Nearly 9,000 pensioners  dependents are affected by thc  transfer of payment of British pensions to thc Canadian board of pension commissioners which has now  been made. The pensioners in receipt of Imperial pensions, however,  are still under-the office paying Imperial pensions, Ottawa, and must  address him in forwarding letters or  documents to the Canadian office,  which has full control of expenditures, staff, etc., thc money in question being forwarded by thc British  government.  Is Reported to Have Told Jellicoe He  Would Stay on His Ship  Ottawa.���������It is stated in quarters!  which are generally accepted as authentic that Sir Robert Borden ia now  actually on his way to England with  Admiral Jellicoe, or to wherever thc  former First Sea Lord is going since  his plans to visit South Africa were  hurriedly cancelled; It is said that  when Lord Jellicoe's visit to South  Africa was called off the prime minister stated that he would stay with  the ship,  wherever  she  was  going.  Condemns Irish Education Bill  Says Flu Danger is Over  Official Report of the Parliamentary  Delegation Has Now  Been  Made  Public  Belfast.���������The official report of  parliamentary delegation  which  been investigating conditions in  land,   declines   an   alliance , with  Nationalist party.   It declares the fact;  that the Nationalists recently advised  Irish supporters  in  Great  Britain  to  \rote for Labor candidates means only  that the Nationalist party is convinced that the only party ready to give  justice to Ireland is thc Labor party.  The Labor party    delegation  consists  of Arthur Henderson,   William  Adamson, J. R. Clynes. W. T. Wilson,  J. A. Parkinnon, and W. R. Smith.  Is  Women Wonder at  Her Many Clothes  Plan New Cable  Amsterdam.���������The Western Union  Telegraph Company is planning con-  Rtruction of a direct cable between  America and Holland, according to  the Haudelsblad.  Fm.V *i..--i.WV<- CAD  "Diamond  Dyes"  Make Faded, Old,  Shabby Garments New  Don't worry about perfect results.  Use "Diamond Dyes," guaranteed to  give a new, rich, fadeless color to  any fabric, whether it bc wool, silk,  linen, cotton or mixed goods,������������������  dresses, blouses," stockings, skirts,  children's coats, feathers, draperies,  coverings���������everything.  The Direction Book with each  package tells how lo diamond dye.  ovcr  any  color.  To uia1c.li any material, have dealer  show you "Diamond Dye" Color Card.  Catholic Clergy  Describe the Measure as a Demoralizing Scheme  Maymooth,   Ireland.���������Strong     condemnation of thc proposed Irish education   bill  was  expressed  at the assembly   here   of   the   cardinals,  archbishops and bishops.    Speagers    .described thc measure as the most demoralizing  scheme put forward     for  Ireland since thc act of union.    They  declared that,  until  Ireland was  governing herself any attempt to abolish  the   existing   boards   of   education   as  proposed by this bill would bc resisted, as thc measure d  of control.    If it were  was insisted, it would be the duty  of  the  hierarchy     to  instruct     Catholic  parents    regarding thc    education  of  their  children.  Why can't    a    baby    shed enough  tears to drown its noise?  YOUR PAIN RELIEF  or.  -1f"'e*    I111P*  __        lCA.r*   t-C   T\\\y  rjet quick, comforting  relief  if ������t>   tc,  Once you've tried it on tlut Miff  joint, sore muscle, sciatic pain, rheumatic twinge, lame back, you'll find  a warm, aoothing relief you never  ���������linnrrlet   ti   liniment  i-oitlel  produce  Won't stain the akin, leaven no  muss,   waste-)      no   tin)**-   in   applying,  Eure to give quick results. A inrgc  lottle means economy. Your own or  ������ny other druggist ban Jt. Get It today.   35c, 70c, $1.40.    Made in Cuuada.  ��������� .^,rr������ll'^r������..^-*IT������IW.|W,*t|ll^|T-������^  1 k ��������� JTi m ������  Disposition of German Vessels By  Brazil  Rio Janeiro.���������Thc question of final  disposition of the -45 German ships  taken over by Brazil during the war,  some of which were leased to France,  is again keenly occupying public attention.  President Pcssoa said that it waa  his personal opinion that Brazil, as  a matter of honor pud by rMtfinn of  her signature of the peace treaty,  ���������should indemnify Germany to the  ���������t-vt-r-M-i*- r\( <���������">."��������� 000 000 for t*in������*������*.f s������uon of  the  ships.  Germans Want Treaty Revlfied  Berlin.���������Thc government lias addressed an appeal to the allies to revise the provision of the peace treaty  regarding thc extradition of Gcrni.iii  military,  naval   and   civilian     leaders,  ���������are t;u in*;   iii.h   inr   ;���������  ���������-, , , i.������.i. ,.      ,.-.,1  (Miaiante e-   '.!���������., ���������'i   <! ��������� 1> .   i  ������..���������..���������,..���������..*���������'���������������������������������<,���������,,>>,><<>"tr,a,,���������������,*,������������������,,<���������,���������������><**������������������,>1-*<'ei'>������rr������  With the Fingers!     *  Says Corns Lift Out  Without. Any Pain j  arr-t*������^ti;Hi**Biiairiirei*iM>iiiiici>e4*������iitMeMAi>iMi*ieBi*'i>'4ii*>iiti>mti'rf  Sore corns, hard corns, soft corns  or any kind of a corn can shortly be  lifted right nut \������.'itl* the** fin it'it's if  you will apply directly upon thc corn  n few tbops of freezone, says a Cincinnati   authority.  It ia claimed that at. email cost one  can get :\ rptai-ter of an ounce of fr������*ez-  i.m- ,'it vxiiy drug store, which, is snlii-  cient to rid one'n feet of every corn  or callus without pain or -.oreiics-i or  the  danger  of  infection.       ��������� 1 ��������� r 1 .......  L   ll 1.1        III    l| *-*'*'/ ,        *��������� *���������''-        v.,... s^.,.  pound, and while sticky, dries! the  moment ii i.������ applied aad dov.'i not inflame or even irritate the tmrrouiid-  ing   tissue.  Thin announcement will intere-st  many women here, for it Is aaid that  ilu: pre;,cut high heel footwear if. putting corns On pr1ctb\-e1!y  man's feet.  Ottawa  Physician  Thinks  There  No Influenza in New York  Ottawa.���������"There will be no recurrence in this generation of the flu epidemic."  Such is the hopeful conviction of  one of Ottawa's foremost physicians,  Dr. H. C. Church.  "Chicago and New York haven't got  the' flu at all," he declared. "Thc  cases reported so faithfully from day  to day in such numbers arc nothing  more nor less than what is popularly-  known as "grippe." The symptoms  are no different and the death rate no  higher than the old and more familiar  affliction.  "*n my Ot-tawa practice I do not  cprived the clergy pcnow ������* onc Pci"s������n who has been at-  ���������rc put in force, it tacked with the flu who has had a recurrence. The attack seems to have  humanized those who once fell victims and survived while thosc not  attacked were not ausccptible to the  disease at all.  "This scourge undoubtedly has  ���������swept the world in past ages. Its origin is mysterious and its Bwctfp is  widespread and disastrous. But a  generation  or  perhaps  many genera-  Passports Refused  London.���������The government has refused passports for James Ramsay  MacDonald^and Charles Roden Buxton to go to Russia as part of a delegation appointed by the International  Socialist Congress at Berne. The decision was taken after consultation by  Premier Lloyd George with Premiers  Nitti of Italy and Millerand of  France.  GIRLS! DRAW A  m ximxxt-10  M-KJIO.  THROUGH HAIR  ms- m\mr*i-n  -~X-\JXf~  pmrn  Eel "Danderine" save yout  liair and douBIs  its beauty.  lions, will elapse before it conr-r*;  again in the deadly form that it did  in 1918."  ���������������-* -. ��������� i- .  X   tAX,lt**r  London.���������W. A. Hughes, Australian  prime minister, speaking at Melbourne, said thc next war wouhl probably break out in the Pacific, accord-  iuK io .*. Cc.U.d :^.;o di.-iv.u!; .::���������?.. i    Ul,(   (L;ins  MlLll     <(11  Sydney. thick, heavy, invigorated hair; n per-  "Wc must be ready with a sumci-jiect ma-is of wavy, tilky hair, glorious-  ently  numerous   ai my  to  say, 'Tlr,:-*.'^' nv>a'i". bright an.I so ea-,y to man-  far .md s\~ fu.lhc.",'" hc :_. ci?.ci:.! r."  saying.    "Wc arc hedged about with  nation:', which lust after this country."  .1 III.IIU.l.*.-.!-      Lr I  X-xi-irOixi       iyjLilX-J.1'.,       JJ-.'.l.iyj.y  Tine ueis Ayi or..----Ar^cutiuc":: c??.',)<'J. '..:  of   cereals   during   the   first   2-1   days  of 1920 were the largest ever known  for a similar period, according to fig-  nireri  made     public     by   thc   customs  ige.  i ju*it moisten ii cloth wnii a iii .iu  "I.)andfrine" ami carefully draw tt  through your hair, tubing one ���������mall  itranil at a titiir; this magically re-  -���������>-r.\-r*.  nil  dirt.   r\ci"������s  oil   and  rcri-aflC,  | but  your  ban*  is  not  Un  inittic,  i ;, iii*, _.   i.i   i..ui il, Vi'.:'. c.\.:. .ji:ur,ly  | with   Klo<'.:y,   golden   gicams  and   teti-  jder li'-.-hts.    Thc y-outhful glints, tinta  anel color are again  in   your  hair,  "n.ii'dc-iiw"    ii    a  tonic bcr.u'lficr,  i Bel-sides   doubling   thr   beauty   of   the  ���������my,  -���������eft.  ������v������*ry wn-' house.     The  exports  totalled  6-10,(HK.)', hair  at  once,  it  checks  daudruii   and  ���������tons,   consisting   of   320.000  tons      ofl^������l'*<   lai'uuK   hZi.       Ct     dclibhvfid    I v..*e,... -    -I.-.-.....it r    *.      fruiM'ilianilmiic for a few  111.11 r i  W.  N.  U.  1301  tOllii  ���������<���������        >--.ei 11'ill     t ,.u.-     ,>f  e,f linked and 20.000 ton:, o  rA r.(X)  f oats.  ccnta at any drug  ��������� .  ��������� -   *.....0  [ii"H: and tuvigoiator aii told on bottle.  0*0fiSli4*pmmrf  ijtjiil^ittlP%AlBW&itll0Allit������t  <!fr*r>V!emmiimimm*4*4ii0m  '*w*i4)\,mfm*m*Mmit\wi,-v  . i.i...,-..���������.ii���������ii���������..r,.ii���������������i.M,..r,.ini1,iimi,i������iii..iin    | ������������������ ������������������������ I linn ������ll1Mi.il. .limtlHrfcirl i-im0~~,~0..~ .,.,���������.  .,...���������. ,������������������ ;,,' ���������,*,���������^V������a{^*^tftBgy  ~Wi4m-mm~*-m^^  "ECff "HEBHE^'!'"?" mmimfiiumimttmimimmmm wm .immntmmmm,,  S^2������������������eS^3^-^te-*ft*^,'^'r^'^*'*--^  mmtmim*r������-jx.-. .s - .. -���������-������������������-������������������ mmM,mmmm���������mmMmmMmmmlim  ^���������^^tW^M^trrt't.-WtA'UtNM-bllV-tVI ���������"****������w-*w.  i^^'V^mim tim>(*mp^4m������  'uuur^kii-i  m   M������������MW'-������l**M|lftr^ st  If;  John Kokstrdm, an elderly citizen  who has a half-acre ranch at tbe rear  of the Presbyterian manse property,  who has been in poor health almost  since the Hist of lhe year, was taken  to Ci-iuibrook hospital on Tuesday to  recuperate his health.  T. E. Goodwin is taking an enforced  vacation for the next three weeks.  While chopping kindling on Monday,  he bad the misfortune to clip off part  of the tip of the first finger of bis  right* hand, as well as badly gashing  the side of the same finger.  Local and Personal  icsi   eS _   tE*ss* -ymt- a  W  Whether you are handling one cow-  items lines listed below will be of interest.  I-.I-I. TTIX  lHJXl  *   V_r  i dozen the  These lines  been carefully selected to ensure stocking only  well made and otherwise satisfactory goods, while quality considered the prices we make on them will defy  competition.    We specially mention���������  Champion Cream Separators  Daisy Churns.      Crock Churns  Cream Cans.     Dairy Pails  Butter Workers.    Butter Prints  SEPARATOR OIL���������Quarts or Half-Gallons.  Intending separator buyers should investigate the  Champion. It compares favorably with any other  make either in serviceability or price.  For Sale���������Fresh milch   cow,     C.  Blair (Canyon) Erickson.  Horse   For  Sale���������Apply   Pochin  (Canyon). Erickson P.O.  Birth���������On   February 13th, to   Mr.  and Mrs. Dolf Weir, a son.  S. A. Speers was a Nelson visitor on  Monday returning on Wednesday.  R. Lamont spent a few   days with  Nelson  week.  friends   the fure  pint  of th  t.S\ i.  O.  vy.  month's sales including a New  scale  Williams piano to D. Learmouth.  E, B. Staples was a business visitor  at Spokane the early part of the week,  on a buying trip for the "Union. He  was fortunate in securing about ten  ton of sulphur us well as a half car of  fertilizer that will shortly be available  to Union patrons at a surprisingly  good price.  Wednesday was the first day of  Lent, and barring the St. Patrick's  night doings under Catholic Club auspices, the social season will be quiet  until April 5th, when the board''of  trade are putting on an Easter Monday entertainment, details of which  will be announced shortly.  The attendance at the Christ Church  Ladies, Guild Cinderella dance in tbe  Parish Hull on Friday night was rath-,  er smaller than was in evidence at the  first of these in January. The financial intake was about $22.' Tbe same  high-class music was supplied by Mesdames Lister and Garland.  Hardware &, Furniture Supply  M. J. BOYD Company Manager  Books You Like to Read  ILTHOUGH   MY LENDING LIBRARY has  only been open a short time the way in which  the patrons keep coming back for books indicates'; that I have the books folks like to read.  You are invited to become a member.  The $1 membership entitles you to keep any one of the  books in the library.     The charge for changing a book is  only 10 cents.  Library open six days a week, and no time limit as to  how long you may take to read a book.  S. G. FOREMAN  Alien, manager of the Imperils a week-end visitor with  Cranbrook friends.  Piano For SAnE���������Gerhard Heintz-  man. in good shape. Mrs. Joy, (Muir  residence) Park Road, Creston.  Canaries For Satlte���������Singers atid  bens. Prices reasonable, and furnished on writing P, O. Box 361, Kaslo,  B.C.  Miss Ethel Huscroft arrived from  Grand Forks on Snnday, on a visit to  Creston friends, and is a guest of Mis.  Crawford.  The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid secor-  ed another decided success at their  Valentine Tea and sale of home cooking on Saturday afternoon, the cash  intake being almost $85.  Building   operations   and   improve-1  merits oh some scale would appear to ]  be contemplated this year,    The Union  unloaded  a  carload   of  cement at its  Cresron warehouse last week.  After a ten-day lay-off due to a  touch of grippe, and during the latter  part of which he paid a Hying visit to  Nelson, Postmaster ��������� Gibbs is again  back on duty at the postoffice.  For Sale���������One dresser and wash-  stand, one white dresser, cook stoye,  extension table, five dining room  chairs, fruit jars, ice cream freezer,  power  washer.   Xi. J. Bayle, Creston  At the Fruit Growers' Union annual I musical and literary programme is be  From now on it will be impossible  to receive mail parcel--! that call for  customs duty at the Creston postoffice.  For a couple of years past Postmaster  Gibbs bas been acting as collector of  customs on mail packages, bub his  other posttil work bas grown to such  an extent, that be has had to drop  handling dutiable parcels by mail.  If trade at, the Creston police court  continues as remunerative throughout  the year as has been the case since the  first of the year the revenue thevefrom  will be mor& than ample to pay all expenses in connection with the maintenance of law and order in the Valley.  So far tbis year $280 bas been gathered in in prosecutions under the Prohibition Act.  The losers in the Women's Institute  memcership getting contest amiomice  that they will entertain the. winners  at an afternoon concert and tea on  Fridav. Feb. 27th, iit 3 o'clock.    A fine  Creston theatre-goers will be delighted to know that the funny Scot, Billy  Oswald,  is to pay Creston  a yisit in  his latest laughing success, "I Love A  Lassiei" at the  Peekin. on  Saturday,  Feb. 28th.    It is annuo need  that Mr.  Oswald's present production is a decided innovation in   that while it con-:  tains twenty or more popular musical  numbers it has a closely -woven plot  that just overflows with laughs and  smiles.    The  company that   supports  tbe co median is conceded to be by far  the best that has ever toured Canada  under the Oswald  banner.      Among  the well-known members of the cast  are Miss Beatrice Carman, Miss P^tsy  Salmon, Miss Phyllis Hughes,  George  Norman. Sherrold Paige, Robert Tait,  and -James Whitehouse.  Some of the song numbers that  have helped to make "I Love a Lassie"  a success are Woodland Home, Troub  les, Tulip Time, Sylvia, Come On,  Papa, Tell me Why, We Want a Girl,  Heart of a Rose, Nobody's Baby,  Chopsticks, Military Beau, and many  others.  The plan is at. tbe Peekin, with reset, ve seats at $1, children 50 cents.  |    fl   p ���������f** D--f\ RJi S3"Tfil*y  O. H. r^i ���������*wir**''W'������iV! it     5 W#s^S  TEACHER OF SINGING  Highest class tuition.  Terms on application.  NEXT PEEKIN THEATRE  CRESTON  Until you want to use your car before having it  thoroughly j-;*one over and put in shape  for another season ?  We guarantee"'a  satisfactory job,   and our  charges are reasonable.  meeting on Saturday President Compton and all the other officers were reelected with one exception, Guy Constable replacing E. Cartwright on the  board of directors.  L. Hanna and J. A. Kiddell of Kaslo  arrived on Mondao ana in company  with a Land Settlement Board employee are at work cruising the t mber  on two of the Alexander limits which  the board have purchased.  Mrs. J. W. Dow got back on Saturday from a month's visit with her  daughter, Mrs. S. A. MacDonald at  Summerland. Friends will be pleased  to hear that tbe hitter has uow alnioot  regained her old-time good health.  <9a. ww*-. pob mmx. ttmm tipix li B  !8H-SpK 8 a all  LIDGATE BROS.  ft  S*  At. a meeting of the directors of the  fall fair on Friday night last C. O.  Rodgers was re-elected president, with  Jas. Cook, vice-president. The directors are hoping to secure the services  of C. B. GcirlandVas secretary-treasurer  for 1020.  Leap  Year Tea   and  sale  of home  CRESTON  cooking tit the home of Mrs. Bennett  on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 28th,  from 3 to 5.30, in charge of Mesdames,  Bennett, Crosthwait and Thurston.  Tea 15 cents. Proceeds in aid of Parish Hall dept.  S. G. Foreman has an interesting  announcement this week in connection with his lending library. He  slates that business is quite brisk in  the    musical     instrument*'' line,   this  ing prepared, after which lunch will  be served. Those lucky enough to be  on Mrs. Hamilton's side will by admitted free.  At tbe meeting of the Red Gross  Society on Tuesday afternoon the  members present decided to keep the  organization together for another  year in case it could be of assistance  for local work of the nature it is designed to undertake, most of those in  attendriH-e paying their membership  dues for 1920. Mrs. MallandairiB was  chosen president and Mrs. Cherrington, secretary treasurer, for another  term.  C. O. Quist last week parted company with the 10-acre ranch which he  secured a couple of yeais ago from  Mrs. Jos. Wilson. The buyer was R.  Lamont. who- purchased for a client  whose name has not yet been divulged.  Mr, Qttist is moving back on tbe place  he originally bought from Mrs, Wilson, next the Ber.ney ranch, only  part of which was sold to Mr. Cook,  who is at present occupying the house  on the ranch.  Revolutions  Every Day  Do you realize that the  Balance Wheel of your  Watch makes 432,000  revolutions every- day in  in the year?  And the fittings are so delicate  that the 100th part of a  hair would interfere with  its performance.  The  friction  from accumulating dirt.  lack  of oil,   etc..   destroy  these  fittings.    Do not, let, your watch  run   to ruin  from   neglect just  because it don't stop.  Remember our business is the care of  watches, and our opinion  costs  you nothing.  V. ORR  Ogilvie.'s Flour tests the best;  Rides sky-high o'er all the rest.  Tons of it I have in store;  Also other feeds galore.  If you would escape the "flu"  Buy Ogilvie's Breakfast Foods so new.  Made iu electric mills so grand���������  The pUrest of our bounteous land.  T.  M. EDMONDSON.   the pure food  man,  Watch, Clock and Jewelry Repairing  Next door Mawson Bros.     CUESTON  el nz Cream  of Tomato  ���������sraote-^  PJHJS WW KSK  ii Vi ti     li   fe-L W.  iuoxxdiUjimi  .T-zsrogr^^ m������ssBam������'-w<MK|������ i  IIILH  H  agaMara^  a  VUK INIMITAIiLK SCOT  Is Tha" a frac'  l\   TIIK  LAI (illl.\(i   MUSICAL  PLAY  lAfiX     mUM        U'lJ  AM  wt ~m wm mm tm  Nl       Mi  Here is the richness of pure  cream, which nourishes, .and  tho appetizing taste of ripe  tomatoes, which gives a keener zest to the food that follows.  No artificial thickening or  meat stock is used���������nothing  but tomatoes and real cream.  Heinz Cream of Tomato  iSoup is perfectly prepared  ready for the table; smooth  rich and tasty.    Just heat it  1,r*>       * H      IB"***  j&aKect neans  Beefsteak Sauce  Tom^fr.o Ketchup  Sour Mixed Pickles  are a   lew more  of the  well-  known   Heinz  yroducts   thai  we have in stock.  a  pj?!fT������.  ?.i. Children 50c.  ,7-n.' it*M-fc-i.il* ^v-u mm.  seats on sale ai iiie Petskhi every ataaon from 3 to 5    8 I   B6Ww  RRflTUFiT ,nwfir  ������... ���������     ��������� >���������'..���������'������������������. i ���������-���������^���������ri0.������-^,*,m.-i.iT.0xixm~.0,-i-.mm,-x.^-.i.     ��������� ���������        ,..������,.������������������..      . -    "������������������--���������- .00-.,...,,    , O-Alhl, 1   I I bli O  y.Wr-.lrl.-ff'ywl  'ZZZZ *.,.r^f'-,'������'***--*<*������> -xtiii *jKt*jMl rmJ~.~x ASA -  '"~2m A.'A~tiL.*<mssA.x

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