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 *th:  uri***  M*^,"   '' f**  *Z\Z~~P^".  ���������&~W^r&&2,  -   -J,,"*   -V.  ,**       -  0-S.mm -   ������ "J  --     5,    .J*  -'���������i'l   '.VJr'-'^V?T?K|  J*bvmcial Linrary^l^ apl 23   ' f /  a  ���������**}  o /'  ~vC(rl  inn  "* k '-  PA^y^.x  jr  i     _   -Miia -  Vol. XII.  ������������������ tr _ 0.-VJ w  %*r*"jj.     J    '^m-m  iciiviJb;  , DECEMBER 24, 1920  No. 42  E.  A large paity arrived via the caeey-  jones from Sii-dar an Friday night to  take iti the concerts a rid dance and  went away remarking that you have  to come to Duck Creek for a good  time.  Mrs. Topliss and her daughter left  on Saturday for their home in .Creston  where they will spend their Christmas  holidays.  Hey. J. A. James again held Presby*  teriari service here on Sunday, and  hopes to get a Sunday school started  at'the beginning of the new year.  Miss M. P. Hartnell left for. her  home at the coast on Monday, 33. S,  Butterfield escorting hev ae far as  Nelson, returning on Tuesday.  On Tuesday evening tbe men of the  community met at tbe Clubhouse for  tbe purpbtfe^f organizing a club to be  known aa the VVynndH Athletic Club  officers were elected as follows:  Presidehfr^-������>. J. Dew&r.  Vice-Pi?fisident���������Monrad Wigen,  Socy.-Treas.���������D. Butterfield.  Executive���������H,   A.   tfatbie.   sr.,   K.  Iri-strUClor���������B, A. Bathie. jr.  The nesa. meeting will be on Monday  nighty Pee. 27tb, when oil the men of  the catrimunity are requested to attend in the Clubhouse at 8 prompt.  Toe United Farmers had a special  vneetittjg-in the schoolhouse on Monday uitfiil to discuss the piuccjtutsing of  ha*y on the'government** loan basis,  Thevmiltter was discussed at length;  andiroo delegates were appointed. t#  attefid[/J,he meeting at^. Creston op  Tuesday," W. J, Cooper and Ii. Rosendale fating selected. Another meetlhg  wilt tea held on Mpuday niybt, 27th, at  8 o'clock to take final action.  \ ~   ~  "l ^    'it J-        -I   \   '   'x  J. V. Orr arrived  back   from. the  prairieon Mptidfty efteP������ twjQjmoeth-^  -t&fiij^^-iB^p^tiim-^M *Wt^^^tT~~^k~''  wifeand fei^yfor Washicitos,  *      .   *.*-***2*i- -   is -r^i2S^^^Am^^irt^^^j^l^A^Lj^,.^-i-l^0 Z&0L0  1TW  morning at 11 prompt. Itwill,be&  combination of Sunday school and  church service, and one item on the  programme will be th'egivlrigo������#o?  prizes to the boys and girls.- llrfs future is being looked aiter by the Sunday school staff*  At the G. W.%,y. A. meeting on  Saturday night And. Sinclair and A.  R. Webb were elected to fill a couple  jof vacancies on the executive. The  latter was also named to succeed B.  Baroard as secretary* Mr. Barnard being favored with the appointment as  treasurer, "  "iissier  Mibs Alstead of the Lister school  teaching staff bas Ifeft for 'frail for the  holsdays. Pi-spcipal Lewis is spending  Chas. and Jack Burg&& and Jack  Head have taken -e con^f-cfc to take out  a quantity of poles for/a loc<il hnwbe  man, ami are operating in the timber  at the sriuthwest corner of the settle-  rnent-~ar&&,  Thompson of the T. & T. Co.. re*  The cottnt ot tjjae^absentee vote  ^is well ^ the oflpciai; scrutiny of  all the ballots Ga&Mft the provincial e$e������tibto trf ������fe6&nbev 1st in  ,.~\*jr .Kaslo , -odi^titu^ncy, took  place at Kaslo ^yesterday,' On  .the absented ^|������ M*- Keen  made-a-gain of*!^. cutting Col.  ports things very busy and is utilizing  the,motor.irnck,for;jthe haul between  town and ^appeP and a team for deliv-  ies front" ttifiFstore to the ranchers ip  the area.  eontintted during tfop afternoon,  but these are. rtot^ expected .to  HflaSe much difference either way  and^the electiojn^t^ot Lister by  a majority of j^jnff'iO" to.20 is  looked for.    .   V      ';"  Itr Cranbrooft* -JSm-Jt figures  show Dr, Kin& iSnrjister of. public  works, elected b$ 3fr majority*:  Local  'ersonai  A. R. S^wansori has' disposed of the  remaining tenures of his ranch property here" to~ W." ES. Be!l of,Weyburh,  ^ask., who bacajready taken possession. Originally .there were tweqty  acres in the. place but. ten of them  wei^ sbfd~^)'&tr. Gross last spring,  whQ has tjeett living on the placeever^  -ssttce. 2ir2Bcirs buy is th^-t^a acre**  With the rather i^tnimodioua house on  it, and~;MV. Gioks is.busv ei-ecting a  Same of 'his "own into which he v^ill  move as soon a������-completed.  Ai L. StcCuHough, the well-known  ^nrveynr. nf. ^rIsod. -.was 'here }i������8,t  v^ic^ro^Sdng ^^^^^iop of -th������H  The dance in,-Si)ie lAuditorium on  tfriday night attjr^Wd aline tuinontr  nrid it isrpo88ibl0the.8e will he made  fortnightly Frid^ fiitiu-eb after the  jftrst pf,;the ^e������c^' The floor has been  tout in ^ne shape3 * ���������->-?  *."-  Saturday wilth^Chr&ttnms and the  lihiwy wiii be,c|esed tbacday.   The  LmilZL:  &&  following Satttrdliy wllhb* New Year's  "be Open Fri-  froin 3 to &  Day and the lib^y will  ���������dny afternon. Tht%p 31st.  instead of Satrir^y.       *  " Jat^_CompU>nrf^5as elected master of  Creston ^Masnnf-til^ri^-e .for the ensuing' year, at-tfiej&ie^rig to elect offi-  ���������c^ra on Wedn^sg^y^liigbt. -������ Hilton  Yoq^g and A> ^eu^eft were chosen  densf-������i?8Deetively._  dy-oung People's  ut ^>f thirty at the  rsl" A. R. Swauson  , when- ~%r right  admission is $1.50 per couple with  supper at 25 cents-par plate. Four  prizes will be awarded for the best  drf^sed couple and the best ladies' and  gerits' comic costumes.  A westerri picture that is "different"  will be Been at the Grand to-morrow,  Christmas night, when William Fai-*  num the, rioted For star, will be  shown in hiB latest production, "The  Last of the Dmines, a picturization of  the well-known novel of the, same  name by Zane Grey. One of the many  thrilling incidents in this vivid chapter ef Texas life in frontier Says is Mr.  Farrium's escape from a posse when,  finding himself trapped at the top of a  S5-foot waterfaii, he ties a lariat to tbe  stump of a tree and slides into the  whirlpool below at the risk of life and  limh. Tne usual 50c. and 25el prices  will prevail, and there will be two  shows���������at 2.30 and 8.30.  The best testimony that can be off-  eied as to the B.C, climate and environment ensuring a long life and a  happy one is furnishedJn,tbeperson  of Creston's pioneer citizen Fred G,  Little-, who on- Tuesday Celebrated the,  fortieth Anniversary of his'arrival at  -Victoria, .coming from S&n Francisco,  Calif,, to work on C. reconstruction for Andrew_Ouderdoril;r who had/  tbe contract for the Hue between Yale  and Kamloops. Twetsfcy-seves of these two score years have been spent in  Creston, and if there is anything to  the theory that a man is as young as-  ^  ,1    'in  mr  Father AlthoSf of Neisnn was a "visitor here on Monday when he ofitated  at the marriage of Miss Marv, daughter of S. Pascuzzo, to Mr, Mandino of  Bellvue, Alta. The wedding celebration continued unil Tuesday, when  the happy aoupla left for their home,  intending to ' yisit at Cranbaopk en  route.   _ ' .    -  Road _ superintendent Mooi-re of  Kaslo was here -early in tbe week and  has given the road crew a holiday  until after the Christmas season.  Work of putting in the bridges pn  the Sirdar-Suskanook road will commence early in January, the Boulder  Creek bridge being the first to be  built.  Mrs. Ike Lewis got back last week  from a holiday yisit with friends in  Nelson.  The school children are having theh-  Christmas tree entertainment in tbe  schoolhouse pn the 22nd, which will be  followed by a dance. A delegation  from Wynndel is' expected for tbe  affair, as well as some Creston visitors. ~  i>etwee%^sirid $&.-*-.  -   *-. ���������*!. ���������:,"  i-v-.t.  ������ '< r?.'  I  -  IMMQr.  '.?  i**,-*  sepfor and junior  The  |������resbytp|  Club} bad ,a~ ~~\\  home of; Mr^M  '^-^^^SL ^VsS *t  good tlm^Av^^ftt^ all.  The next  $������������������������������������������  HJ  "-J  Williams brothers are busy ������tpresent on the erection of a new house on  their. location here.  Miss Jennie Bs-own, t^aehsr at fhe  Huscroft school, left thii'* w^oek for  Nelson, where she wilt spend the  ���������Ohrisfcmas vacation.  Miss FloBsie Evans hnd the misfortune to sprain her ankle on Saturday  last, fmd will be having a '-restful.  Christmas of it in conseqence. '  Rev.- J. S. Mahood' took ch������irgevof a  baptismal service at the schoolhousej  when four children were, baptized.  During his stay here he was the guest  of Col. and Mrs. Lister. ������������������,-,;.  The sawmill is not operating at present due to no logs being available.  The camp generally will holiday on  Friday and Saturday of this week, as  well as Saturday next which is New  Year's Dayt  Col. Lister and Jos. W. Bull are at  Kaslo this week for the final count of  the election ballots ..in that town on  the'23rd. . *������������������'*:*  .���������  Ir.n Leask, one of the Lister carpenter gang, has left for Toronto Out.,  where lie will work with his father  tbis winter, but will return eiirly in  the spring, .       ���������  The Literary,! Musical and.Dramatic:  , Society had their final 10^0 meeting on  Wcdnc^ay night hiist, \yj^en the-vvull-  known book, "Clark on the War," was  the topic for open discussion. There  was a good tnvn'out and n highly prof-  able evening was spent,  Walter Wright is busy with the  erection of a new barn, which will  provide accommodation for eight head  of stock and seven tons of bay. Jim  Turnley is boa? carpenter on tbe job,  Mioses Vera and Huby Lititer, who  have been at Hi, Hilda's College, Calgary, the past four months, ure home  for OhrifttinnH.  A speelHl.ChHstniati Nervice will be  held nt  ihr  Hfhoolhousc on Sunday  ?J������^rarFt>Srt3^'4tn^l������^nF!^^^^  system and tlie rprc������babfe cost. His  preliminary report* contains the wel-  etiriaS -news' f&at*"there ^}ps-pbably  suSBcient water to take care of a rather'larger-area-than is embraced in the  original scheme and, doubtless, a-K  remg@ments'vwiil������'be - made to givethe  water t-o every possibfe**i������nch.  Dad Browell has his wood Bawing  plant working in great shape these  day8, and can *..readily manufacture'  twenty ricks of st<ive-WO������������d a day with  It. Mr. Searle assisted with the.. erection vof th-e^iantQ^'.''.::'., *.  Pete Nelson;* itbe local -buteher, is;  helping, to keep down the. high cost of  living/having extended his deliverv  system so that it now extends' from  Lister ulmost to Wynndel, including  Ci-ston town.   ;   ��������� "  The Canyon, school children are giving., their annual Christmas concert  in the schoolhouse this Thursday  night and the teachers, Misses Corbett  and Knott, have prepared an exceptionally, fine programme for the aifair.  Miss Sadie Wpod, who has.*been,at  the provincial Normal school at Vancouver, - the past four ��������� months, has  been successful in'the first-half term's  examination*., passing well np at the  top of the list. She is spending the  Christmas vacation with friends in  Seattle.  T. K-."Mawson left this week for Ok-  otoks, Alta,, where he will spend bis  Christmas with friends.  -Canyon City will have a Christmas  servire. Pastor Knox being.due here,  for the fortnightly Methodist seryice  on Sunday afternoon at 8 o'clock.  ttSSJri  Mrs.   Harry  Hughes spent  a few  ������3<���������ys with friends in Nelson this week.  s Hans Hage was away ds a Visit elfet  the latter p-irt Gf the week getting a*,  far as Kitchener* with a stop at Ores-  ton on the way back.  he  feels   the  mayor  certainly lobks!^ prei���������ht traffic through here is still  good for another half century almost., ^ftiet,  the average being one train a  'nay fi om the eest.   Apparently poiuts  Frank Falmer got back on Tuesday  from a trip to Vancouver, going via  Spokane and returning via Nelson, ~  , Miss Connie McCarthy,-'-who h$8  been-on an extended^visit" wtthrher  parents here, returned to Cranbrook  at the end of the week.A -  Miss "*J MfeIvaK CaStAViigh\ is  home  m-m~-.-x mtvUmmM*mamtmm-rxm-jlm-        ^^*Z������-r   AW*        ������J*!-'.** _������-������_j     *     *-���������  night;-and t&ie^fi-srir ^or^ariisation ^ets  off to-arifi^rt wi$h twenfH^ight-paid  upjjnembers. Mfl^or Mallandaine was  selected president-*-,*-) with Capt. Crompton. secretary.  \ The annual meetrngtof the Library  Association swill be held' on "Monday;  3*ani������ary 10th, in laocordanee with the  PnWic^I3ternri������*1*^Rt,^n'ithe^������!l^  of isfflc^sfr.for .the cnsuh.g year. The  time and place1, of meeting will .be" ari-  anrinunced next week.>���������?'<:   '��������������������������� '-'-p"'"v  Efirth  er  celebration  the  hard   stuff  HORSE ASTFf AY  There has been placed in my charge  by the provincial police on December  12,1020 small ngrey horsn with indistinct hraind on right shoulder, has been  shod- Unless owner cl ilms same on (tr  befoi-c January 3, .W2\* animal will be  sold to pay expenses, P. J. DEWAR,  Wynndel.  '    *  iw ������������������ ��������� m~mmimmt0m-mmimmmmmt0mmtimimmmm^ ������������������������ im���������i  CALFASTRAY  Came to my prenkises on or about  December 2, one red calf. Owner can  have same on paying all expenses.  JAS. OOMPTON, Oregon.  year's Methodist I^ie8[':Aid  Christmas* sale; of cooking and afternoon tea.;wasthe Jbiggest-firiancial sue-;  cess in the society's history; the afternoon's intake being in i the neighborhood of.-$70. Of this hmourit the  Mission Band; gathered -in almost $25  in the sale of calendai-s and candy.  The meeting of the stockriien on  Tuesday, afternoon was not largely attended, and in consequence no definite  action, was ; taken in the matter of cooperative action-in getting in a Sufficient supply of. hay for the balance of  the winter���������with usual help the government gives under such cireumstun  ces.'  The annual meeting of Creston Val-  'ley Agricutural Association is called  for Thursday eyening next at 8 o'clock  in Mercantile Hall, In addition to  receiving imd adopting the usual Annual statemenis the meeting will be  called upon to enlarge the directorate,  which at present consists of only four  members onnslde the throe officers.  V.  -��������� Local,provincial hnticnlturiHt Twigg  is spending u few iveeks in Nelson  helping with the office vvork and compilation of the year's returns |n:tho  office of district horticulturist. Hunt.  Mr. Twlgg has just recently Inhiplet  ed a survey of thc Valley, an^HiK'flg.  ures show quite ii gratifying1 incrouse  ip now plantings both of berries and  fruit t.efs.  This year's maquerade ball will be  held in the Auditorium, due to the  foctfthat the dance hall in the Grand  Theatre building"cannot possibly be  completed and put in shape by New  Year's eve. Manager Uodgers of the  Grand will be in charge of the dance  arid -assures all a good floor and excellent iiiukIi: by Crouton oi-oluwIrH*.   Tbe  Miss'Jeamiie^sdHssr paiar^^^ane  a flyirig yiiSit^this week, returning on  Wednesday,"  The. annual meeting of Erickson  local of the United. -Fawnei-s is set for  .Tuesday night, Jan. 4th, at the schnrl-  lutuse at 8 o'clock. <��������� '- ���������s-'  Charlie Botterill, who has been  -wcaking at Tte-������*u the ^������st couple of  montts, arriyed home last Week for  the holiday season.   *,. P. ���������'��������� '   '  Tne' Union has>.:hee'n;'doln'a* a very  heavy trade in hay at tnis point, unloading a, car- of timothy as well as a  car of alfalfa witign the past week.  '  Birth���������On Dec. '21������t, to Mr. and.  Mrs. W, J. Boyd, a daughter. '  With the exception of a1 number of  children who are laid up with chicken-  pox it would look as if Brickson will  have a healthy as well as happy  OhristmaH. '  1 '*  .''., '    ...    ��������� ���������.    ...*��������� ���������. ..-..   *' * *���������>������;' ���������*' ���������.���������*,��������� r  Report has it that a Twely.9.O'clock  Club will be formed here early in the  year, which will hold fortnightly dances and other forms of eki'tei tainnivnt.  Principal Smith of Ort ston school  is moving into his new house here this  week, Owing..to;; short notice to  vacate his town home he is forced to  take possession before the interior is  quite finished.  Mike McCarthy waa a passenger to  Cran&rook on Tuesday, headed for  the hospital, being laid up with a very  severe attack of his old trouble asthma. .-'���������:'..,  Mr, Jay of Kimberly hqs been m>c-  mod to (teacli Erjckson school untif  midsummer, sjucceedlng Miss Jeanne  Palmer, whosft marriage tq H. S.  Whlmstor of prison takes, place on  Tuesday. ���������*,,"���������  Owing to the lack of flpac* ������lreport  ot the Union Sunday duhool Christ-  mas |tree, on Wednesduy rifghthas to  be held oyer till, next issue. W. G,  Littlejohn waswchaif-maii of the affair,  which attracted a crowil u hich filled  tho school to capacity, and every one  of tho 75 children in the school district received a muoh-appi-eciated  Christmas rememornnco. Hollowing  the Christmas tree refreshments were  ���������servi-d.  west ave to have an old time  as a car, more or less, of  every other day Vis  about tbe way the express -company  finds trade in that lirieat present."  Mayor Daly was out for the first  time permanently the eatrly part of  the week, after .quite a spell of really  serious illness. Tbe Count of the absentee vote, which was first announced . Tuesday, .expedited his recovery  Tuesday, ex|  fejto*-***1"* ^ ���������^^���������^i^'tt^ML^-A.iS^^Sw^*  Bbth eViii'neeiH^hi&^^snd  Yardmaster Loasby Jsaf'e' been off  duty the past weefc; \���������X -ssZia having  trouble \vi^^^lot~t~~~'--eU aud with  Mrs. Loasbjr left: on Wednesday for  Cranbrook to. Consult Dr. Greerit"  Mrs; JetMf&s-of Cranbro<������k was a Visitor here on Tuesday on her way home  from Creston, where she had been for  the hay meeting on Tuesday afternoon. _ The flats hay cut is mostly exhausted* arid already the import of  baled oat straw has commenced.  The,duck shoooting season, which  closed on .Saturday, has been a poor  one. The birds were unusually scarce.  Usually the flats are black with ducks  arid geese, but this season the flock*  were never nuraerocte nor large.  Mr. -Johnson of Bittern Lake, Alta.,  is here for the Christmas holidays, the  guest of J. P. CMiUp'ZZZ-.Z'^'-:       v:l~*  Former Creston Girt Weds  A quiet but pretty house wedding  was solemnized on Wednesday* December 15th, at Cloverdale, B,C, at the  home of the bride's parents, Mr. and.  Mrs. W. A. Pease, when their daughter. Bertha Agnes, was married to  Robert Thomas Rorison of Vancouyer.  The bridesmaid was Mins Lillian Bridge  of Steveston,|tvhtle the bride's brother,  Garl Pease, supported tbe groom, and  the ceremony was performed by Rev,  Mr, Alder, pastor of Cloverdale Presbyterian church. After the ceremony  the guests sat down to a sumptuous  wedding dinner, the happy couple  leaving on the evening train on a trip  to Victoria, Seattle and other coast  points.  Creston people will reud of the wedding with great interest, both the  bride and her parents having been  well-known Valley residents for about  ten year-M. prior to their removal to  the coata- early this year. Since leaving here the bride has held tbe position of stenographer in the branch of  the Royal Bank at Slevostnn. Mr*.  Rorison was a ���������popular member of  Creston's vounger set, and the heartiest good wiwhes of all are extended  the-couple for a long and happy married life. timn*<^*44^J--ll^&**-*iMtt&4f>x^^  REVIEW,     CRESTON,  B. ... CL  o\  ���������*  Among the earliest sj'mptoms are  furred tongue and dull headache.  Then come dizzy spells, bad taste,  quick pulse, fever 'arkl cold sweats.  Finally, sleeplessness and vomiting-  make thc condition of the sufferer almost intolerable.  The root of biliousness is with the  liver whidi is clogged and can't keep  bile from getting into the blood.  Nothing* works with the certainty  of Dr. Hamilton's" Pills; they act  directly on the liver, restore the bil'e  to its proper course and prevent if  from contaminating thc vital fluid.  Of course, the bowels are ordered  and relaxed by Dr. Hamilton's Pills,  the 'kidneys receive new tonic, the  blood is renovated, and the result is  a renewal of good health.  No need for delay, the sooner you  use Dr. Hamilton's Pills, the sooner  you'll feel the brisk, keen satisfaction of a healthy, well-regulated system.      Sold in yellow boxes, 25c.  if  Willow,  The Wisp  ��������� BV ���������  ARCHIE P. McKISHNIE  ^  Printed    by    Special    Arrangements   with   Thos.   Allen,  Toronto, Ont.  (Continued)  "Yes, it's that," he agreed. "Its  fundamentals, too, are the same as the  religion rJreached from your million-  dollar churches in the city. You  must    have    pipe-organs   and   grand  ���������-singers to draw the tardy worshippers  there; you must have silver-tongued  ministers to hold them there and send  them away satisfied.      Have you ever  ^-stopped to consider how gr*������at a part  music plays in the uplift of humanity,*  ^Miss Marsh?"  She was silent, and he went on, his  strong face aglow with feeling-. "I  am speaking to you like an evangelist, you who have never been tempted, never failed, you who have found  the world good to live in. But T am  no evangelist, no preacher, I am simply the big brother of the wild kindred, trying to do what, has b������en  pointed out for me to do. And I  want you to know that I hav*-* foun-1  the grandest music, the sublime^t  sermons, the truest loves of the  .wr.-M, right here in its spaces of solitude."  "I be.*lievc you," she replied earnestly. She looked at him, a new rc-  snecf. in her eyes. "Would if do yo-*.  think, d0 for others what i* has don"  for you?" she n^krd c-gerly. "Supposing there \va= sonvonc else, a  man, w^o. like you, had within him a  wonderful power for good who, lik-  you. had became warped���������" She  paused, the red flooding her face ami  temples.  Dorkin was watching h. r gravely.  Ther**- was no s5*..rn that ho had n*-*ted  her co::fusion, a* he anBwere*el: "Few  men e-ou'-i dwell beneath the1 sncl' of  thi-; f'"-re--t for J*"*''*-**", without c.vpe n-  ���������rr-ci* ���������;<:���������; a s-r. -;���������"������������������ of the.ir own liltl'Mvss,  One-e .\ :r,.\u r..:-.!'!/-1-* that���������nnel there  is  hor- ,���������' ��������� ���������  S'"'"*     ?.*t     lo'-.kincr    away,  her  s-im  hrtnei. -'���������..'';']*,��������� -.-''���������nrhe.-d -lecT-hc-r in her  1.-.7'   Vt }/<,<���������-   --������������������''!���������:    r-yc-tx    dark    with!  fr- iir--;-,      When A<r. spoke, it was oi'i- j  vi.-,---'*.- with  are  ertVirf. j  "Tr.rrc:   \-   eome" thinr."   7    miKt   tell'  von." A.r- e.-ji/j ct-ainedK-.      "There 5" |  o--,e-- -vihv.��������� '      Hi;-- c.v.icchf hrr breath  Quick I *.*.  "I   know."  hr-  said   cnv.'-rly.      "You  mean     Ti"il,<r* r ������������������"���������/.       T1',* a**"     <;ay     no  rnr.v ; T know aii yr.n would tf-11 mc."  "}-."   i-*'   vour   fii"niy."  ci,r*     fl-i'. m--'1    ;���������     rmirk,     w on d-"Tin cr  S'lf'.nc:-"   at   hi**;.  ".'.''Y\*vr>. rn'*,'' hr <*','eid, "I nm n-*'v-r-  tlie'h**-;** r-irawTul tr*, you ior b'-intr will-  it ur tei <������������������.:*?/ w'li.-it niii'-t he- diffii-iilt: but!  i1" is not !,<'-,*'"*-,.'iry for -''���������". 'n ',',:ir(i jne !  that- f mn si w;iie-h 'I ir;*b������"rl������'*<.'���������and  others who wonh! harm my Prcs-Tv  and it,'  wild  things.1'      Hi-, voio* wa*>  (J'-e'p   WlMl    t'***Oi;.I! (.-*.  (mpni -iv-������: 1 >-   tie*:   pw\    held   out    hrr  pensivencss in their depths. Then,  quite as suddenly as she had appeared, she was gone. "--?Z.  . IQuickly his eyes sought the other  girl. She stood smiling, arms-half  outstretched, gazing at. the spot where  Willow had stood. "Oh," she whispered, "what a wild, beautiful, girl."  "That was Willow,'5. Dorkin informed her. "The Wisp, the woods-folk  call her, because she^comes and goes  ���������as you saw her do. She is my  ward," he explained, noting the look  qf-wonder in Edna's eyes. "She  lives with the LaPeers. I promised  her dead father to look after her. I  am troubled about her education. It  would kill her to send her away'from  the forest. Perhaps," he added hopefully, "you can-help me by suggesting  some means whereby she might bc*  instructed without having to send her  too far away."     ���������,--,  "Perhaps I can," she agreed readily. "Do you think she will be  friends with mc?" she asked eagerly.  Dorkin smiled. "I hope so," he  said, "but you will perhaps find Willow odd, in some ways. If you succeed in winning her friendship, Miss  Marsh, you will have won something  worth while."  "Oh, I am sure of it!" she cried. "I  have heard of Willow Farney, from  the Washburns and others. I met  her brother, quite by accident on the  trail, one morning, and he told mc  about her, too. Incidentally," she  laughed. "He paid mc a very nice  compliment. I am sure Danny and  I shall be friends."        _ _  "He's a grand chap, Danny," IJor-  kin replied; "hot-headed, hot-hearted,  and impetuous, but loyal to the' core.  But come," he said lightly, "let me  lead you to the tea and cakes which  Mrs.| LaPeer has prepared for you,  and you must make yourself comfort-e  able in the cabin while I seek my  other guests.  CHAPTER XIV.  Dorkin found Pa Washburn arid  Mr. Dayton down in that part of the  enclosure where all the animals meant  for shipment during the coming autumn were kept by themselves. La-  Peer was showing the visitors about.  "Hello, Big Boy," was Washburn's  greeting when he spied Dorkin."A.nd  how goes the world of wild things?"  Dorkin laughed. "Fine, Pop; fine,"  be answered.  "Mr. Dayton, sir," said Pa Washburn  proudly,  "this  is  him."  Dorkin glanced searchingly at the  thin face of the city man and was relieved to note no look of recognition  in his eyes, as Mr. _Dayton held out  his hand with a word or two of congratulation. "You have a wond-Rtful  place here, Mr. Dorkin," he said enthusiastically; "a wonderful place."  "There are many almost as wonderful for the seeking," returned Dorkin;  "millions of acres of wonders, Mr.  Dayton."  "Yes, it's all wonderful," agreed thc  oftler man. His cyc-3 were following  Washburn and LaPeer,'who had withdrawn to thc far side of th cenclosure.  Dorkin noted that the barker had  aged greatly since the time he had  last seen him in thc city. He was  fra'-ler, his hair was wh'ter, and theie  i was that in his shifting glance aud  twitching movements which told of  mental     or     nervous     strain. Hc  caught a quick sigh of pain, or weariness, as the city man sank to a mossy  mound.  "You havc had quite a long walk,  Mr. Dayton," hc said concernedly.  "It's pretty much all uphill from  Lookup,   here?."  "I do' fool a little tired," the other  confessed. "By thc way," hc asked,  "did you, by any chance, come across  mv niece, on your way here, Mr. Dorkin?"  "Yes, indeed, she is having tea with  Mrs.   LaPeer.      Perhaps   you   would  lik*-.-. to join her?" Dorkin suggested.  Mr. Dayton shook his head,      "No  Warming rell&f? tot  rheumatic aches.  HE'S just UBed Sloan's  Liniment and the quick  comfort had brought a smile  of pleasure  to  his  face.  Good   for aches- resulting  from  weather  exposure,  ���������_ -.     sprains, strains, lame back,  vk>?    overworked muscles.   Pene-  /O-t     trates without rubbing.    All  $1������0   druggists have it.  (Made in Canada)  tea for me,  thanks," ' hc    grimaced.  "We're enemies."  Dorkin leaned against a tree and  smiled at the wry expression on the  old man's patrician face. "You'll be  friends again before you leave these  big woods," . he assured him. "I  mean, of'course," as the banker lifted  his brows, "you will be able to. drink  a cup of tea without distress, if you  car-? to."  "Which is another way of saying  tha't there is a cure in "this wilderness  of yours for every malady���������including  dyspepsia?' 'smiled his visitor. "My  boy," lie said, "I'd like to believe  you,":���������and his face grew serious���������  "but that.would be too good. And  still," he added, perplexedly, "I must  admit this world up here makes one  feel���������different."  He-, looked quickly up at Dorkin.  "Mr. Dorkin," he said, hesitatingly,  "I'm getting to be an old man, and I  am far from strong. You have youth  and strength. Will you, I wonder,  fo'rgive what may well seem to be presumption on my part, if I ask you a  question?"  "Please ask it," Dorkin invited.  "It is this, then." - Mr. Dayton  shifted uneasily and cleared his  throat. Obviously hc was finding it  difficult to say what he wished to say.  "You were, I understand, with the  old trapper, Mr. Farney, when he  died," he said at length. "Please tejll  me, did he mention to you anything  concerning one George Graydon, an  artist, or his wife, Annilec, both of  whom lost their lives by drovming,  some eighteen years\ago, in a river  adjacent to the lake known as the  Basin of White Water?"  He paused, searching Dorkin's face,  his lips twitching and his hands trembling.  Dorkin shook his head.      "No," he  answered,."Daddy Farney never told:  nie anything concerning such people."  ^''Thanks?' Mr- Bay ton took a silk  handkerchief ���������>. from his pocket, -.and  wiped 'his brov/." "Mr. Graydon was  my friend," he explained, "and his  wife���������---she was very beautiful. The  terrible tragedy of their untimely  death has cast a shadow over myN  whole life,  Mr. Dorkin." >  He paused to wipe his eyes, and in  a husky voice went on: "Thcy left no  heir io the quarter million 'dollars  they left behind; the fortune reverted  to a little niece whom they had left in  my care." .  He glanced beseechingly^ up at  Dorkin.      His eyes were humid.  "I have tried to take poor George's  place, Mr. Dorkin. Edna is a sweet,  good girl, and has been thc sunshine  of my life for nineteen years, although there are no blood ties between us. She has learned that it  was in this district that her uncle ana  aunt lost their lives. Perhaps it is  but natural that, loving her as I do, I  should strive for a shred of intelligence to give her?"  "Most natural, sir," cried Dorkin  sympathetically. .. "I am only sorry  I have no news for her. It is barely possible, though, that Sagawa, the*  Algonquin/ would know something  concerning the tragedy," he added  hopefully. "When he comes again  I can question him, if you wish?"  Mr., Dayton- pondered a moment,  then shook his head.  "On second consideration, perhaps  it would be best not to," he reflected;  /'for, after all, what good purpose  would it serve? On the other hand,  might it not re-open the wound in_ her  bereaved heart now at least partially  healed? No, much as I should wish  to know that poor George left some  word or token for her���������for us���������perhaps we had better say nothing more  about it, Mr. Dorkin."  Dorkin bowed. "As you wish," he  said.  Mr. Dayton stood up. "Might I  ask that you treat what I havc said to  you as confidential?" he requested, almost pleadingly.  "Assuredly, Mr. Dayton."  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Catarrh Cannot be Cured  by LOCAL APPLICATIONS, ns thcy can  not reach tlie scat ot" thc disease. Catarrh  is a*local disease, greatly influenced by constitutional conditions. HALL'S CATARRH  MEDICINE will cure catarrh. It is taken  internally and acts through the Blood on thc  Mucous Surfaces of the System. HALL'S  CATARRH MEDICINE is composed of  some of the best tonics known, combined  with some of the best blood purifiers. The  perfect combination of the ingredients in  HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is what  produces, such wonderful results ia catarrhal  conditions.  Druggists 75c.      Testimonials free.  F. J. Cheney & Co., Props., Toledo, O.  Big Immigration Movement.  It is estimated that the*, immigration movement to Canada will be responsible this year for nearly 200,000  newcomers, these being largely from  Great Britain and the United States.  Canada's high water mark in immigration was reached in 1913, when  ���������403,436 persons entered the "Dominion.  .The first six months of the present  fiscal year saw the entry of 95,005 immigrants, which shows an increase of  3 per cent, over thc same period in  thc "previous year.  6C  y Back  Is So Bad  M  xne juana oi  *������T1 J  wneat  The  Dr. Buller Says, Nine-Tenths of Crop  , Is Grown In Northwest.  D.r A. H. R. Buller, professor of botany at the University of  Manitoba, in an address at the Royal  Canadian Institute, Toronto, on Canadian wheatj/'said that nine-tenths of)  the Canadian wheat crop was grown  in thc northwest, Saskatchewan, rankling first in production, and Manitoba  and Alberta following in  this order.  Staling that at present not one-  tenth of the good wdieat land in  Canada was under cultivation Dr.  Buller predicted that thc time would  come Avhen Canada would produce  more wheat than thc United States  and the United States would bc looking to tins country as the source of  her.supply of bread.  Tribute was paid by. Dr. Buller to  the discoverer of Marquis wheat, Dr.  Saunders. Since 1909 the success of  this wheat had been phenomenal, he  said.  ils -������ Neglect  Tan gabardine is the material from  which this interesting riding habit is  originated. The coat is cut in effective style and is quite long. Small  straps of the cloth conceal the openings of the pockets. The breeches  are reinforced with tan-colored  leather. that matches the top boots.  An Ascot tie of heavy silk forms a  pleasing background for a diamond  pin. The tricorne hat is fashioned  from dark brown hatter's plush. Of  course, should the wearer of this costume prefer it, she might substitute a  regulation derby. And a bright-colored vest might bc introduced if she  should so elect.  ASTHMA CURED    -  10 STAY CURED  Thousands testify to the  lasting   benefit   secured   from  CATARRHOZONE  Digestive ailments are frequently neglected  People say "It's only a touch of indigestion  it will go away."    What begins as simple  discomfort is allowed to become a serious  chronic ailment.    Never neglect the treatment of digestive derangement.   To relieve  disorders of  stomach, liver,  kidneys and  bowels, Beecham's Pills act promptly and  usually overcome the difficulty.   Take  Sold everywhere m Canada.  In boxes, 25c, BQc. . '.     p p\  Largest Sale of any Medicine in. the World  CURES WITHOUT DRUGS.  War Brought Wealth to Negro.  A negro at Seaford, Dela-ware, suddenly became wealthy as a result of  four of his sons being killed during  the war. Each of the sons had a  $10,000 war risk insurance policy, so  that Selbyds now due to receive $40,-  000, which will be paid to him at the  rate of $230 a month for twenty  years.  World Happenings  Briefly Told  A Pill That Lightens Life.���������-To the  man who is a victim of indigestion,  the transaction of business becomes  an added misery. He cannot concentrate his mind upon his tasks and loss  and vexation attend him. To such a  man Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills offer  relief. A course of treatment, according to directions, will convince  him of their great excellence. They  are confidently recommended because  thcy will do all that is claimed for  them.  Farmers .Elevator Co. Pays.  At the annual meeting of thc Saskatchewan Co-operative Elevator  Company held recently in Rcgina, it  was stated lhe "earnings for thc year  ending July 31st, 1920, were $224,988.  A cash dividend of eight per cent, for  thc year was declared and a balance  of $134,729 carried ovcr into the reserve fund. The stockholders arc  priiicipjilly farmers.  One of the finest discoveries in  medicine was given to the; public  when "Catarrhozone" was placed on  the market ��������� about fifteen years ago.  Since then thousands haye been cured  of asthma and catarrh. An interesting case is "reported from Calgary  in a'letter from Creighton E. Thompson, who says:  "Nothing too strong can be said  for Catarrhozone. I suffered four  years from asthma in a way that  would beggar description. I went  through everything that man could  suffer. I was told of Catarrhozone  by a clerk in Findlay's drug store and  purchased a dollar package. It was  worth hundreds to me in a week, and  I place a priceless value on the benefit I have since derived. I strongly  urge every sufferer to use Catarrhozone for Asthma, Bronchitis and  Catarrh."  The one-dollar package lasts two  months; small size, 50c; sample size,  25c; " all storekeepers and druggists,  or the Catarrhozone Co., Kingston, Canada.  It doesn't matter very much to the  average man what church he attends,  just so there are cushions on the  seats.  Minard's. Liniment  Cows.  For   Garget   In  p AINS in tho  small of tha  back,   lumbago,    rheunuv  tism, pains in the limbs all tell  of defectivo kidneys,  Polfionu aro bolng left In tn������  blood which canso pnlns and achoa.  The kid noy ti, liver and bowolt  toaust bo aroused to action by auch  treatment as Dr. Chaae'a Kidney*  Livor Pliia.  Thoro in no time for delay when  the IcJdnoya go wrong, Cor such do-  volopmonts as hardening of tho ar-  terloa aud Drlght'a dlsoaao aro tho  natural result.  On. 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War Department will call for  bids ' on 300 new airplanes, to cost  $6,000,000.   .  Motion picture films that glorify  crime or make criminal careers fascinating -will be barred in Pennsylvania.  Holland has recalled her minister  from Belgrade, and has dismissed the  Serbian Charge d'Affaires at The  Hague.  Wireless telephone messages from  England were plainly heard in Geneva, when William Marconi gave a  demonstration.  J. King Gordon, son of Rev. Dr.  C. W. Gordon (Ralph Connor), has  been named Rhodes scholar for 1921  from Manitoba.  Gold ingots, gifts to Westminster  Abbey from King'' George and the  late King Edward on the occasions'  of their coronation, will be sold for  the benefit of thc Abbey reconstruction fund.   "*.__,  Work has already begun oh an air  harbor at Peace River, Alta., in line  with the announcement from Edmonton of the proposed inauguration  of an air route to the Mackenzie oil  fields.  Abraham Kittle, said to be the oldest member of the Masonic craft in  thc United States, died at his home  in Detroit last week. Hc was 114  years old. He joined the craft in  -1827 at Waterford, N.Y.  December 27 has been set as the  date when arms, ammunition and explosives held by civilians in the areas  under martial law in Ireland must be  given up.  50,000 Miles of Phone Lines in Sask.  xThere are 53,483 miles of rural telephone lines now in operation or under construction in Saskatchewan, according to a statement made in the  Assembly by the Minister of Telephones. Thc approximate cost of  these lines per mile was $245, and  the total amount of debentures issued  by the local companies, $12,121,416.50.  Death" of Olive Schreiner.  Olive Schreiner (Mrs. S. C. Cron-  wright Schreiner), the novelist, is  dead. Born in Basutoland, daughter  of the late Rev. G. Schreiner, a missionary from London, she gained  early fame by one of her first publications, "The Story of an African  Farm."  V'-thMM Srai������������!a<*<S Eyelids*  M OOF EyM formed by exv**  curetoS-sa, Dastand wle���������  quickly reliered by MariB-t  EyeBssefy. No Smarting  jurt Ey������ Comfort. Aft  Vour Dragthti or by mail 60c per Bottler  For Bosk of the Eya free write ms  Murine Ey������ BooBody C-a* Chicago)*  ���������������>���������������������������������������������������  MQNEY  ORDERS  A Dominion Express Money  Order foi  &���������.������  dollars costs three cents.  __;l. ......L:jE/EKSpp:  The ailments of childhood���������constipation, indigestion, colic, colds, etc.������������������  can be quickly banished through thc  use of Baby's Own Tablets. Thcy  are< a mild but thorough laxative  which instantly regulate thc bowels  and sweeten thc stomach. They are  guaranteed to contain no harmful  drugs and can bc given to the youngest baby with perfect safety. Concerning them Mrs. Alcidc Lepage,  Stc. Beatrix, Que, writes:���������"Baby's  Own Tablets were ,of great help to  my baby. They regulated her bowels  and stomach and made her plump  and well;" Thc Tablets are sold by  medicine dealers or by mail at 25  cents a box from Thc Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont,  New Use For Warships.  Obsolete warships are to be fitted  up as floating laboratories for experiments which arc about to bc conducted' by the British Ministry of Agriculture with a view to thc extermination of foot-and-mouth disease. The  experiments might bc dangerous to  cattle if conducted upon thc land.  Rwfc'a Cottea Root CocapoimS  A aa/e, rtUable repttlating  median*. Bold in tUree do*  croea ol ttrenavh���������rNo. 1. Sl|  No. S, $3; No. 8, *S per box.  -Sold by all dm-eeiiU, or -trot  prepaid on receipt of price*  Free pamphlet. Addreui  TH* COOK MEDICINE COj  ,     10NMT0.ONT. <Jumi*_ WUissjJ  Minard's Liniment For Diphtheria.-  The" wise man never boasts of his  knowledge, but the mah who thinks  hc is wise docs nothing else.  The Chinese and the -Famine.  Although thc greater part of  China's vast expanse is unusually  prosperous this year, some 30,000,000  of her population are in actual danger  of starvation due to famine. Evidently China's "advanced", politicians  are not advanced enough to deem  liicsaviug one of their duties.  tm044t4444444444t44t>444t~i  W.    N.    li.    134?  Probably the worst mistake a man  can make is to correct the mistake!  ,of hii friends.  German    submarines  average   10.   weeks    to  "scrap"   whose   value  about $12,500,  Many, infants are infested by  worms which cause great suffering  and if not promptly dealt with may  cause constitutional weaknesses difficult to remedy. Miller's Worm  Powders will clear the stomach and  bowels of worms and will so act upojj.  the systcm that there will bc no recurrence of the trouble. And not  only this, but thcy will repair thc injuries to the organs that worms cause  and restore them to soundness.  America^ Pioneer  Doc Remedies  BOOK   ON  DOO    DISEASES  and  How  to Peed  Mailed    Free    to    any  Address  by  tbe  Author  H.   CLAY   GT.OVER  CO.,   INC.,  118    West    31 it-street,  New  Vork, U.S.A.  ������^,     SINCE 0 1870   HI'LOH  30 s?sr>������ COUGHS  Mica In Canada.  In Canada mica occurs generally.  The most productive areas are situated along thc lower St. Lawrence  below Quebec, north of thc Ottawa  near Mattawa, and in thc township  of Burgess in Leeds county. Lanark  In Lanark county, and Loughborough  In Frontenac county, also ii\ a few  areas in British Columbia. The  production of 1019 was valued at  $273,305.  Things  most.  we    don't   do    wc    n-gret  WANTED  mMm~~mmt~mm~---~mm-mimmmm-mw~mm44wmm~m~~mmmtiv\m-\st4  Send for list of inventions wanted  by Manufacturers. Fortunes have  been made from simple ideas.  ������������������Patent Protection" booklet and  "Proof of Conception" on request.  HAROLD C. SHIPMAN & CO.  PATENT ATTORNEYS  SO (WIS-MAM  OUMSISI_.������._.?_..OTTAWA.CAMAS*  INVENTIONS  i  THh   hBW   FRENCH   RKMBQYe  B^WEKe'AiPiCJIM IMOij j  THERAPION NO 2  THERAPIQNNo.3  Ms 1 for madder Oat-mh No t for Blood ~t  Skill I>U-������m������������ No. ~ fur C-t.~lo WtuikU-tX-t.,  ���������ou-atVttArlxocMruiSTa, **icr. in rnr.irMi0.9~.  CltX.KCLt-.KcM-'el <^.,n������������������meXkK<l..*?< W4.Lo������el������������.  -X0.rtl.Dt   MX**.*..   -X.XU   *TH**.������Al>;v*N     UK0N  B-ttt 4H.YX. .xkur xrtt--- to cimuim r/cket������. , Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : 82.50 a vt^u* in advance.  K3.00.to U.S. points.   *  V. P. Ha yrs, Editor and Owner.  ���������OK-KSTON.' B.O.,  FRIDAY, DEC. 24  Confidence that Counts  Locally, at any rate, no more  striking expression  of the truth  of the old saying that has it that  "What  is worth doing is worth  doing well," has even been furnish  ed than in the erection and completion of Creston's   new   Grand  theatre,  which was   opened   for  business a couple of weeks ago.  On its three floors this community is provided with accommodation for Public gatherings of every  sort  and   dimensions, which for  size and in every other detail is  hardly surpassed in 'any city, and  certainly is not equalled in many  of the interior towns.   Under one  roof,  and  with air modern  comforts and conveniences, is provided accommodation for the many ���������  moderate-size  gatherings Creston j  is iikely to have, while the theatre  proper  will   comfortably  house   !  any  of the  big public meetings '  we will have from time to time. \  And on the second floor is laid \  out an auditorium that will meet  every   need    of   the    constantly- j  growing army of pleasure makers. '���������  The need of such a structure has  been felt for months past, and the  decision  to  supply a community,  need on a central location at    a.  time when building costs were at  their highest but adds fo the com-!  mendation due C. O. Rodgers for  getting on with the erection of a  needed public utility.   Aside from  the practical use that can be made  of the Grand its erection has at j  least added significance of expres-,  sing in the most tangible form  the confidence the. owner has in  the future of Creston.    Like the j  rest of us Mr. Rodgers has some i  faults but  certainly no  one  can  ever accuse him of being,a pessimist insofar as the future of Cfes-  i  ton Valley is concerned���������and the'  Grand theatre enterprise  is  only,  one of several   undertakings   in  which he has given striking proof  of his confidence in the country.  The Grand is certainly the most  welcome Christmas gift the town  has received in recent years and  in  accepting the same the community expresses the sincere hope  that the Valley will shortly demonstrate in tangible fashion that'  the confidence in Creston typified  in the,Grand was not misplaced.  eral thousand dollars per annum  could be saved in sessional indemnities and other governmental expense,  and  administrative  efficiency would be improved rather  than impaired, and a purely agricultural constituency created out  of the Creston Valley and Kootenay Lake centres.   But, lest any  doubling up process such as we  have outlined should contemplate  putting   Creston  into  the   Cranbrook riding we  believe we  express the sentimelits of all when  we protest against any such move.  If we can't have a little riding of  our own for-heaven's sake leave  us with Kaslo.  Packing and Pruning School  Creston Constituency  Still another aspect to the political situation that has not   been  overlooked is the possibility of the  Creston   Valley,   and   the   lake  points at present included in the  Kaslo riding, being created a sep-  erate electoral district in the next  redistribution, which  should, follow shortly after the census which  will be taken next year.    That a  redistribution is desirable is apparent from a perusal of the total vote cast in some of the interior constituencies on December 1.  Taking the figures in the ridings  of Greenwood, Grand Porks   and  Rossland it is quite safe to say  that  the total vote  cast at. the  eight Valley polls, plus the vote at  Boswell,  Crawford  Bay,  Queens  Bay   and   Gray's   Creek   almost  equal the polling in any of three  ridings mentioned, each of which  has a representative of its  own.  Were   Grand Forks   and   Greenwood, Rossland and Trail,    and  Kaslo  and  Slocan  ridings merged into three electoral districts,  and a Creston riding created, sev-  DECIDE whether you want one  which plays all records, or one which  limits you to a single make���������whether  you will be content with old standards  of tone reproduction or the better  qualities afforded by The Brunswick.  And remember, this super-phonograph is produced by the House of  Brunswick���������famous among American  craftsmen for 73 years.  M  iii  Just you hear The Brunswick! Learn  what the Ultona All-Record Reproducer and the new All-Wood Tone  Amplifier add to tone reproduction I  Thc Brunswick requires no exclusive  artists. IT PLAYS THEM ALL ���������  AT THEIR BEST.  Hear The Brunswick before you buy,  Its choice means permanent satisfaction.  Why   not   buy a   BRUNSWICK   for  ;������  Christmas present?  MAWSON BROTHERS  Now that the Farmers' Institute has about'passed into history  it, is to be.hoped that the locals of  the United Farmers that have in  some measure supplanted it will  not overlook the duty that devolves upon them to carry out some  of the work which in the past has  been taken care ...of by the institute.   What we have particularly  in mind is the apple packing and  pruning   schools,    announcement"  as to the holding of which is now  made��������� provided a sufficiency  of  pupils is forthcoming. Within the  past  twelve  months  very  many  new people have  come   into   the  Valley in addition to the soldier  farmers at Lister, who are absolutely strangers to both pruning  and packing, all of whom  should  have   encouragement  and  opportunity to attend these courses of  instruction.   Thanks solely to the  fact that the crop was light this  year  little   or -no   inconvenience  was experienced in securing sufficient   help  to   handle   the   apple  crop, but with the"1921 prospects  for a yield at least 50 per cent in  excess of 1919"iti", is not a bit too  '������������������'"--J   '<-*������������������:  early to be about seeing to it that  every possible* resident unskilled  in apple packing, particularly, be  at least proyided with much needed instruction. As the packing  class will be held some time during January the matter should be  having the immediate attention  of the farmers' organizations.  Reducing Cattle Feed Costs  With   characteristic   disregard  of the storied happeuing to a near  sighted dairyman who, on one occasion fed his   cow   sawdust   in  place of bran, and one fine morning extracted from the bovine ' a  matter of a pail of clothes pins,  three baseball bats and a bundle  of lath,   the   Cranbrook   Courier  -somes along with the theory that  sawdust will very shortly be used  as cow feed.   In fact, the Courier  has it that experiments along this  line have already been made and  the animals subjected to tho diet,  not only gave more milk, but also  increased   in  weight.    The  process of preparing the new food is  described by  two  dairy   experts  of   the   University   of   Chicago:  "While sawdust, finely ground, is  treated under steam pressure with  diluted sulphuric acid in a large  boiler, known as a digestor.   This  hrenks up the fibre and extracts  (ho sugar.    To prevent injurious  (.'ITectN, the acid is neutralized by  ndding linus to produce chemical  action.   The liquid thus obtained  when boiled down, is rich in augur,  jiikI,   when  mixed  with   tho  filire, produces a moist feed containing about ir������ per cent of wa-  ti������r, in which  form it iH fed    to  dairy uowh.  Su���������@������ss generally comes to those who go looking for li^ and the man with a substantial  Savings Account is always in a p6sition to  grasp good opportunities for investment or  advancement.  Save! Open an account Wjth this Bank at  once*    Interest paid at current rate.  199  OPCANADA  GRESTON BRANCH,  C. W. ALLEN,  Manager.  CHORLTON'S  TWO-PIECE  Dance Orchestra  fur ('mmlry D-iimi-h and limine I'aitJcH.  T-i ������*���������<���������> im) iipplW-.-itlen to .J.K.-f'h'irlton,  Cm-n? on. B.C?.  ������^WX  We have an. exceptional opportunity of  closing with.-a large quantity of Oat  Feed which would enable us to retail  this excellent fodder at $17.50 per ton.  Call in as soon as possible, see sample,  and   let   us    know   your   requirements.  rowers  LIMITED  Our stock is too large and varied to enumerate all the lines we carry but, as usual,  our prices and quality are right.   --'"v  FRESH GROCERIES  including 4  r^nt-I^leS, -Walnuts  ^hd[!^ln*ioh-dst- & .'���������  Raisins,        Gurra'tits, 7 ' Figs  Dates, Oranges including Japs  by the dozen or box,   Grape  Fruit, Fancy Biscuits, &c. ,&c.  If you want to give a present for the  home see our  ALUMINUM GOODS  all prices from 25c. tp $6.00.  SLIPPERS  for Men, Women and Children from  if I.'2b to $3.25.  HANDKERCHIEFS  for the  Ladies and Children, 10c to 0f>c.  Come in and ask for what you want.  We have it.  Greston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  ���������M  * "'t'"'--  THE BANK'S  POSITION  Ac at 30th November, 1919  Paid-up Capital  Reserve Fund  Loans     , -     -  Deposits   -  Total Assets  -  $ 15,000,000  15,000,000  283,870,274  393,605,156  479,644,205 m  ' ft mrv~m*~rt*rvtt--m~mm  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID-UP CAPITAL       -      ���������'.        $15,000,000  RESERVE FUND .       ,*.-       $15,000,000  CRESTON BRANCH, C. G. Bennett, Manager. ,  Xf^^Wfl  -#     !. mm*  ;\>.*-.*?>tv  ns  <������"  !.   - ������,  Z:,:ZZ$^?pW^z������.  '.'������������������  -', sZjPfL-PA-.yy?mz  ���������   ���������/..;������������������������������   /?-.:-. JJ=?m^  .*,������������������.���������*������������������/���������" ���������/?   '  i*     .*. .V, *  A HE  CBE8TCT,   BKVIEW  B CTTCBC Trt TUC CniThD  i     r.m BkllV  IU  IIIL L.U19UB1  Editor, Review:  Sib.���������Regarding Returned Soldier's  letter in* youi- issue of December 3rd, 1.  wish to state that if the ferry were  moved to Nick's It would be a most  ���������suitable location, both foi- the people  on the Creston side as well as the  people of West Creston���������particularly  now that most of the hay is being-  hauled from Nick's Island.  Another Returned Soldier;  The most successful children's entertainment ever put on in -Wynndel  was thatof Friday night last, arranged by the ladies'committee and for  which the entire program nie was furnished by the children of the public  ���������school; who certainly acquitted themselves nobly.in;;a well selected lot: of  ���������dialogues, "drills, recitations and chor-  CATTLE ASTRAY  Two head of cattle: One red heifer  2 years old, and one red and white  steer 1 year old, branded C W on left  shoulder. $5 per head- reward to  party taking them up and notifying  me.    CARL WIGEN,. Wynndel.  NOTICE TO CREDITORS  Having bought" the building and  vntire furniture and fixtures of the  Oreston Hotel all persons having accounts against the former management of the hotel must deliyer same  to me on or before Sdturday, Dec. 25.  otherwise we will not be responsible  for payment of same. ���������  DONG BARNEY &COMPANY.  Creston, B.C., Dec. 13, 1920,  uses, Much of the credit for the successful evening belongs tc. Miss Top**-*  liss. teacher, who, did most of the  training of the youngsters, A, H.  Piggot did the honors as chairman and  the; programme was asfollows :  Chorur. Good Santa Claus, by. the  school   children,     Recitation, Ernest  Piggot.    Dialogue^ The Lost Rei n deer,  bv   12   pupils.*.- ^Recitation,    Barbara  Cockle.   Scarf drill, 'by12 girls.    Recitation.    Emma    Hageri;       Dialogue,  Trouble ini-'-Santa' Claus Land, by seven  pupils, Recitation, Fred Hagen. Drill,  Merry Christmas, by 14 pupils.    Recitation. Phyllis Foxali.   Trio, A. Bena-  detti, A. Rosendale, ^Kitty Rosendale.  .Di ill  in  Indian  costume, by 8  boys.  Recitation. Loreen Williams.   Chorus,  Christmas, Good Night, by the school.  At the close there was a distribution  of Christmas cheer to. the   children,  about. 75 of them  were remembered  with a parcel containing oranges and  a supply of nuts and candies, the people of the district contributing almost  $105 to finance this   feature   of   the  evening.   Those ih charge of the affair  tike this means of   expressing their  app'-eciation of'the efforts of all those  who in  any way  contributed   to the  success of the evening.  Following the distribution of gifts  from the tree a very dainty supper-  was served by the tree committed, and  all the children say it is the hest time  they have had for years. After sup  per the adults adjourned to the Clubhouse to attend a dance tinder the  auspices of the Ladies' Auxiliary of  the United Farmers and a very enjoyable time? was spent by all. Both the  school and the Clubhouse were very  tastefully decorated in a color scheme  of green and .red..  HEWS OF KGGTENAYS  Trail has a notion that a lodge of  the Blks will shortly be_opened in  that town. ���������  The Boy Scout troop at Fernie now  numbers 35 members, with a staff of  five; instructors.  The bell, orgaii and other fittings  of the Anglican church in .deserted  Phoenix are now stored in Greenwood.  Penticton citizens were good for  $1500 in the recent Red Gross drive  for funds for European relief purposes. *���������:������������������.   '-: ���������?,?���������-. '.'"  Another  butcher   shop  is  opening  for business  in ^ Grand  Porks.    This  will make the third meat, emporium  in the town.  Dressmaking and Sewing e>f all kinds  done by-Mrs. Pettigrew, living in Palmer louse, two doors up street from  millinery store.  Bwpsiis ������f    V^  land Aef ^msiumaiiis  Minimum price., of: first-class - land  reduced to |5 an acres; .second -class to  92.60 an acre. *  Pre-emption   now   confined   to  s~r  veyed lands only.  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purpose*  and which Is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not more than; four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions  -with joint-residence.- but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. '*%     '      *  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for   <  five years and makeimpYovefoeAts'tr   '  value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres  before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of Improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent ol  1300 per annum and records same each  . year. Failure- to make improvements  or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of |10.00 per acre, including 5 acres  cleared and cultivated, and residence  of at least 2 years are required. fe  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another pre-^r.ptlon, if he  requires land in conjunction with his ���������  farm, without actual occupation, pro-;  vided statutory Improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  ���������jwjrea*   may  be  leased  as  homeaites:  title to be obtained after fulfilling rest  dential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 640 acres may be  'eaopa by one person or company.  Mill, factory or industrial sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  by existing roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road ���������  to them. Rebate of one-half of coat of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, is made.  ���������    PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE      GRANTS  m ACT.  The w������ojpe of this Act Is enlarged to  include an persons Joining and eerv-"  ing with His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the heirs or devlseen  of .a deceased pro-omptor may apply  for title under this Act Ib extended  from for one year from tho death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege is also mad* re-  troactlvo, m.  No foes relating to pre-emptions are  due or payable Tjy soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1018  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys nc-  orued, duo and been paid olnco August  4, 1014, on account of payments, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on ngroements to purchase  town or city lots held by members of j  Allied Foroes, or dependents, acquired  ,   direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31. 1920.  8UD-PURCHASERS  OF  CROWN  m ���������   LANDS.*  . Provision made for Issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchasers of  Crown Lands, acquiring lights trom  purohasors who failed to complete  purchase, Involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase. Interest and taxes. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may  be distributed proportionately over  whole area. Application* mt*e**t be  made by May i. 11)20,  Fernie   has   a   poultry   association  with 92 members.  Loyal Orange Lodge, No. 2095  Meets THIRD THURSDAY of  each month at Mercantile  Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  ERIC OLSON, W.M  Boots. Shoes, Harnesa  ,ti-.\-S>     r'i  <~  Ml  We guarantee satisfaction and  prompt service.    Charges  reasonable.  JOHNJOY  Postoffice Blk.   ���������  CRESTON  Shoe Repairing  Men's  Half Soles, $1.25  Women'sHalfSoles,JJU.OO  Guaranteed for 6 months.  Alex. Mirabelli  Shoemaker   - -   .CKESTON  So crowded is the hospital at Penticton -that some of the nurses are  forced to secure sleeping quarters in  private homes.  Rossland is again enjoying moving  pictures six nights a week. Por some  months past the theatre only ran 3  nights a.week.-    "  Joe   Richter,   a   Midway   rancher,  claims he saves $40 a day every day  his 100 head of cattle can rustle far  pasture   this   winter,  and  have < him  buying hay for.them.  Trail council has decided that a  dog is a dog once it reaches the full  age of three months, and the owner  thereof must take out a license for  such canine at a cost of $5.  The Ledge claims  Phoenix was entirely   deserted l6ne  day  last   week,  when-the. whole four residents    the  town boasts were at Greenwood doing their Christmas shopping.  More fall ploughing has been done  in the Okanagan this season than for  several years past. There is also an  abundant supply of moisture to give  crops a fine start in the spring.  A new Dominion government building, a tourist hotel and .a public library are among *he things the board  of trade at Kelowna is trying to secure for the Okanagan's second most  important fruit centre.  Least year Periticton ratepayers voted $85,000 to build a new school and  this year are asked to vote a further  $50,000 to complete the structure.  When sold the $85,000 of bonds only  netted the council a matter of $71,000.  lif anticipation of a greatly increased crop next year the Penticton Cooperative Growers are getting ready  to build an addition to their present  warehouse that will give them storage capacity for another thirty cars  of fruit.  The Gazette solemnly affirms that  buttercups and dandelions were in  bloom at Grand Porks the latter part  of November, and that even the lilac  trees were out in bud, and every  house in town boasted a bouquet of  pussy willows. '    '  The C. P. R.'s new coal chute is now  in operation at Yahk. It has a capacity of 50 tons arid unloads coal from  the cars by the endless chain    and  buckets process. It is computed that  a train can take coal and water there  in five minutes.  At Rossland the Conservatives are  forming a young people's club for social purposes mainly. During the late  provincial election campaign free dances, etc., under Coaservative auspices, were much in evidence���������and "the  Conservative candidate headed the  poll.  The Courier expects to see at least  two ladies running for seats at the  Cranbrook town* council next year.  Cranbrook has tried out most every  sort and description of man in an effort to restore the city's good name,  and it is felt the women could hardly  be worse failures.  Police court clearings at Cranbrook  for the months of November created  a new high record, the total of fines  imposed being over $1700. If the terminal city could have a provincial  election annually there would be no  trouble financing the town under existing temperance legislation.  It is now stated that_the new lum-.  ber firm operating at wattsburg will  change the name of the town to Wilson City.  Your Credit is Gnnri!  ��������� ���������ayt**  The Grand Porks Gazette is responsible .for the story that Murray Hales  of that district recently caught two  coyotes in one trap and that while he  was about to - despatch these marauders' three fine deer appeared in the  neighborhood arid he was also successful in killing two of these.  iVitV it stated that we  only i-iitiH cash business, so we wish  to inform om- customers and prospective customers that we also do ;t  CREDIT business, and that we.-will be  pleased to extend credit to all of them.  We. also allow a 5% discount- on all  monthly accounts paid on or before  the 10th day of the following month.  Full line of Xmas, Goods  NUTS, 40, 45 and 50c. lb.  PFEL. bulk Lremon, 70c. lb.  *'     bulk Orange, 65e. lb.  "     bulk Citron, 00c. ib.  PEEL, chopped.   Lemon, Orange and  ..,.. Citron, in one-pound pkgs., 65c,  .. CURR ANSS, per pkg. 20c. i  SULTANA KAISrNS. 40e lb.  FIGS. Eating, 30c lb., or 20c. pkg. '  ORANGES, SI. 15 doz.  JAP ORANGES   expected jjiny dav.  10% Discount for Cash- on purchases of $1 and oyer.  fit  Blifferfiel  Wynndel  Oil  Is there any  Meat in the  House?  GRAZING,  erasing Act,   1010,  for  rtrHtomatlc  devtlopment of HvaHtoc-U Industry pro-  vt<lee for Brasilia ���������nutrias uu- rutin*.  administration under ConmtlnHtottvr.  Annual ���������ffrattlr-ir pemiltH IbhucJ h~M~~  on number* rnn������#<l; priority for tmissh-  _,~\\~& owners, Hlock-ownem um.  form Amioclatluni* for mng* mnnnge-  m������nt. Fr������e, or partially free, pommw  for HOttlera, cnmi>ur������ or iruvelloru. ui-  Co t������n h~*~Q, ������������  Thifi is the first question that, pvwentM itself  to tht* housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. Bnt why  worry '.  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Bologna, &c.  uro always to Vie had  luu-ep. Tn moats nothing  quite ���������nqiuilK 'Shaimook'  prod nets;  P  dUKNS  & CO., Ltd,  We have just  Unpacked 250  Columbia and  Gennett Records  for -our  Christmas Trade  We have the beat assortment' in town, consisting of the latest hits  in Fox Trots, One Steps  and Waltzes, including  Songs, Violin, 'Cello and  Band music.  a  Let   us   sell   you  Brunswick  Phonograph  for    that    Christmas  present.  Better  Service  BROTHERS  Lower  Prices  To all our Customers  and Friends:  A Merry Christmas I  ***Stm0~\..  >-   i*        ;-.                    ������������������-������������������-���������:���������'  Hardt-vare & Furniture Supply  M. J. BOYD ".     Company Manager  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.     Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  Coal and Wood For Sale.  H.  S~ McGREATH  Phone SB  Sirdar Ave.  Creston  DOING  ANY  BUILDING  or  FIXING UP  JmW  We can  supply  Portland  Cement  Lime  Shingles  Lath  Lumber  all sizes and  grades.  anyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED llraS^i^  'r'-'bi  '���������  .'��������� <-'1 -'  I: ''A.'}  '  '' - $ '  ���������:'���������' '&'"  ���������     *;*  ������������������; I  ���������;*..*(  $���������������������������������������������$  mzMs  m  ���������f-  ^r^j^^i^^^^e*^*^^--^,j^ Tfe-^"a^^'i*V'**f^''^'*^^^ ������������������'��������� ������������������ -"���������* * "��������� ���������'" '������*������������������������*���������������������������' ���������*���������'���������' tmrnsamm-intttka  THE     REVTTiW,      CTV^������TON.      Tt'.  S~i 4*  t    . * X T 1     1  ^Safeguarding the public  JTleaith  In previous articles in this scries, reference was made to certain subjects, legislation in regard to and administration of which are subject to  dual control by the Dominion Parliament and Provincial Legislatures.  Among such subjects, which, however, was not previously enumerated, is  Public Health. -  The Dominion Parliament, which recently created a Federal Department of Public Health,-is responsible for the establishment and enforcement of quarantine to prevent thc introduction of disease into Canada from  abroad; for thc establishment and maintenance of Marine Hospitals; for thc  medical inspection of immigrants, and, generally, work of an educational  character affecting" the health and wejl-being of all the Canadian people.  The larger portion of the burden of expense and administration in connection with safeguarding the public health is imposed on the. Provinces,  which a.r������ responsible for the establishment, maintenance, and management  of hospitals, asylums, charities, institutions for the deaf and dumb, blind,  mentally deficient, and so forth. Under Provincial legislation the direct  and active management of many of these, institutions is naturally, and properly, placed upon municipal authorities, but the Provincial Government  makes large annual contributions towards the cost of thcir upkeep.  To a much more general extent than ever before, Governments and  people the world ovcr have awakened to a realization of thc imperative  duty devolving upon them lo improve the physical standard and general  health of the people; also that the safeguarding and improvment of "the  public health is not a mere local matter, nor even national, but international.  A plague or outbreak of disease in any onc country may, in these days of  rapid transportation and close communication, threaten all other countries.  People and Governments have at least come lo a realization of the. fact  that human life is more valuable than the life of domestic, livestock; that  they have been absurdly inconsistent in'the past in expending huge* sums to  improve the standard of horses, cattle, sheep and swine, and to eradicate  disease amongst them, while in many important ways failing to provide for  thc health and lives of mothers and babies, upon whom depends the whole  future of the human race aud the citizenship of thc world.  Be it said to the everlasting credit of the Western Provinces of Canada  that the}- arc well in the lead in the adoption of thc most approved laws  ctzid methods of sanitation, inspection of food supplies, thc provision of  grants to needy expectant mothers, in thc payment of mothers' pensions, in  thc establishment of the most modern and best equipped hospitals, asylums  and sanatoriums. The scheme of union hospitals for groups of adjacent  municipalities is one of the finest things yet devised, because through this  plan, hospital facilities are being brought within reach .of thc people living  in. isolated rural communities. The expense iinposed on Provincial and  municipal treasuries is heavy; but it is money well spent, and will pay large  dividends in better health and a higher physical standard in the ycars to  come, not forgetting tlie hours of suffering prevented or lessened to the  people of today.  While recognizing- that the safeguarding and promotion of the public  health' and the prevention of disease is primarily a duty of Governments,  tiie fact is also recognized that no Governmental body can meet the Avhole  need. Furthermore, a Government can only move along advanced lines as  rapidly and to the extent that public opinion will support. Hence there  have been brought into being many voluntary organizations to act as assistants to Governments, and to undertake certain duties which can be more  efficiently carried on by such organizations than by a Department of Government. There arc, for example, the Society for thc Prevention of Tuberculosis, the Association of Mental Hygiene, thc Babies' Welfare organization, the Society for thc Prevention of Venereal Diseases, thc St. John Ara-  bula'nce Association, Children's Aid Societies, and the. Red Cross with its  peace-time programme, for "the improvement of health, the prevention of  diseases and thc mitigation of suffering throughout the world."  All these organizations are aids to Government. They carry on educational propaganda. They employ experts in their various branches.  Thcy render invaluable service in many ways and to an extent -which the  average man and woman little realizes. In addition to being aids to Gov-  ��������� eminent?, they are a spur to them, urging them on to greater reforms, and  educating the people lo demand thf-se reforms and to support Governments  :n carrying- them into effect.  Taker:  all in ail, public health  matters constitute, one of the mo.-t  import ant duties of/our Provincial Governments iu this more enlightened ag-e\  The cleanliness of  the sealed package  appeals id t|ge daiali-  ness   of  a   woman.  She knows that it  protects the contents  from dust, dirt, odors  and moisture.  She will be doubly  pleased with our new  waxed board package  ���������w h i c h w e h a v e  adopted after several  years of testing���������because it is stronger,  more secure and more  completely air-tight;  altogether "the best  container for tea that  has yet been devised.  Qrx^A      M������HUa4-     -.rx-0.  VXUVU   XiXC-XSXCL J,U1  Canadian Butter  Predicted That Prices Will Continue  - at a Level That Will Encourage  Production.  "To forecast prices for thc next.few  years would be dangerous even for a  sage, but I'venture to assure you that  butter prices will continue at a level  that will encourage production," said  President* J. A. McFecters, of the  Canadian Creamery Association at thc  op eif ing of the annual convention at  Toronto.  "In Montreal, the great butter centre of Canada, thc receipts 'for thc  1920 season has been about 71,000  packages   (about   16    carloads')     less  than   last   year's.  ae  output     oi  Me II ll I.-2  grA/ftaJ-tViriY  LIKE  creamery butter in Ae west for 1920 --,  will about equal- that of last year."  A Diminutive Calf.  J. Palmer, a Moosomin dairyman,  is the owner of a calf which, for  diminutive size, breaks all local records. The calf, whose mother is  a 1,600 pounder, weighed just 10  pounds when two day's old, and is  said to bc about tlie size of "a large  cat. This wee bovine is as smart on  its feet as the ordinary calf .several  timesait.**; size.  Red Rose Coffee is as  generously good as  Red Rose Tea  ~~~  U.S. Would Bar Wheat For Year.  An embargo for one year against  the importation of wheat, wheat flour,  barley, rye, oats, flax, wool, hogs, cattle anel sheep is proposed in a bill introduced by Representative Young,  Republican, North Dakota. He also  introduced a bill establishing a permanent schedule of import duties  upon these items after thc one-year  embargo.  Choked for Air. Some little irritant becomes lodged in thc bronchial  tubes, others* gather, and the awful  choking of asthma results. Quick  and positive relief is.afforded by using  Dr. T. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy.  The healing, soothing smoke or vapor  penetrates, clears the passages aud  gives untold relief. It has behind it  years of success. It is the sure remedy  for  every sufferer.  Don't worry if your sins find you  out; they will be sure to call again.���������  E. W. Howe.  MOTHER'S TRIALS  If one bc troubled with corns, hc  will find in Holloway's Corn Remover an application that will entirely relieve suffering.  %at x. tx \*y  VENOM  % OF  SNAKES  Professor H. Strauss, M. P���������ofthe Royal  Charity Hospital, says, "Tho cause for -an  attack of gout, rheumatism, lumbago, is  supplied by the increase of uric acid in tha  blood serum, the result of various causes,  the moat frequent'of which is renal. Before  an attack, oue f-iuffers sometimes from headache, neuralgia, twinges of pain here and  there." . ,   - "~-  "When your kidneys fe-el like lumps of  load, when the back hurls or the urine in  cloudy, full -i sediment, or yeiu have rheumatic pains or lumbago, gout-, sciatica,  ob .aix-Tat y our nearest drug store "Auuric"i  (anti-uric-acid).  This is the discovery of Dr. Pierce of  the Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y. -'Attune" ia an antidote for this uric acid poisoning and dissolves uric acid in the body much  a-5 hot coffee dissolves sugar.  "'Anurio" will penetrate into the joinfa  and Muscles, and dissolve the poironous  accumulations.   It will stamp out toxins.  Montreal, Qua.:���������"I cannot praise Dr.  Pierce's Anuric (anti-uric-acid) eieugh for  what it has done for me. For three months  I waa under the doctor's care and got no  letter. I was always complaining of my  kidneys. I -did nofc know what to do. I  read about Anuric and made up ray mind  to try it. I havo taken two boxes and  elon' b complain any more. I have gained in  weight and am stUl gaining. My appetite.  is groat and sleep has come to mo. That Ll  what the Anuric Tablet* have done for mo.  I do tndy recommend them to those who  are suffering the way I did. The tablets  are mighty good, though not erpensivd.  Easv to huy, but hard to beat."���������T. A.  BROWN. 388 Dorchester St. Vf.  .   Send 10 cents to Dr. Pierce's Invalid*;  Motel, Buffalo, N. Y., for trial pa-ckaga.  More    of   us would reach thc. top if  the neighbors would quit shoving.,  Minard's  Limment For Distemper.  Tight Money Punching Many!       Iron Ore in Albeit?  Th*At!sands  mor-."-  f-.i'i by a<:hu:~; co.-r*^  od   quick!*,*   with   }'-,  n-.-i--, j-   fr  tractor.  Vuliv;-.-!'.'  fatly  for  are  being squcez- - *  ���������  ^!a\C,i\/Corn   kJI'Investigations     Would     Appear     to  Prove that Iron Docs Not Exist  c������;*.   mr-m   can-tics,  -. l"s. d   SUCCOaa-  U*>(i no other,  In Any Considerable Quantity.  ~:c a'; ;-.u o-.-iie:.-. j      Whether  or  not Alberta possesses  . commercial quantities of iron ore will  jrvlorc Irrigator*, for Southern Alberta, be known in the: near future. ln-  !'-;*,-.* ,*���������;,; ������������������-::.���������;���������<;:-,i.:_ for anothe'i* < vt stigations have bcen going on for  :*��������� ��������� *-��������� A:-p?.:: ���������-. -v ���������',-'���������,;-. .v ��������� ,;���������'.���������. **:i A!������������������ ��������� some time.- undi.-r the stipc-rivision of  i,���������:���������'.-. have* !.,-.-. *. .-.j.;,,:**-*v-*d by ill*? i'riA. J. A. Allan, and a report is a1-  ';*..* :n i ���������'.t  <��������� i   ',)i<:   j-���������'' rior.       Thi-,   di*.-   niosi   ready  io be  handed  down,       It  tii-.*   M<.dw'.ine ' is saiel that  this  report will state the  : IV.m'*,*���������', .-ind,   iron  or- deposits do not exist in any  ���������ri-.i-r-i aii  ���������irca ��������� considerable   quantity   except   in   one  M, <!.;*������������������������������������   lint. ; point  whi-r-h  lies in   the  Crow's  Nest  the- ���������' ,..,r;/',-ttion \ Pass  country.  line]'**-- ������h*" Al-i The. de-posits at Sheep Crock which  wrr. r-uie];ose.'d to be important, have  prov-ti n  fix/b'.  i ���������*���������;' 1    v  W ....    :*, ..  i J.e-   -,.'������������������  -if.'A'.i     I-  -5 .���������:.;,'���������*;     il  ' 1     +*  ���������r. :;���������>   Ir  *> ��������� i j  i - , \'. ��������� ,* i:.  . -?. i '��������� -,:\  :-M-r!*;.*t.  V.ili    lie-  t-~~t-  ���������rzrzsr? ���������. -��������� ..���������..yj:v,-j,*i,v.,.^;^.-,.,������������sa^  Loolc into ifc!  tea or coffee drinking disturbs health or comfort, switch to  nstant Postum  There's a hig gain toward  health,with convenience, economy, and no loss in satisfaction  GROCERS EVERYWHERE SELL POSTUM  \~U^rt~-XJAA.*m~^tJUm^  Car-e   of  Home' and   Children   Often  Causes a Breakdown.  The    woman    at    home,    deep    in  household    duties    and    the cares of  motherhood, needs occasional help to  keep  her in   good  health.      Thc  demands   upon   a   mother's   health   are  many and  severe.      Her own health  trials and her children's welfare exact  heavy    toils,    -while    hurried    meals,  broken   rest   and  much  indoor  living  tend to weaken her constitution.    No  wonder that the woman at home is  often indisposed    through    weakness,  headaches, backaches    and    nervousness.    Too many women havc grown  to accc-pt these visitations  as a part  of thc lot of motherhood.    But many  and varied as her health troubles are,  the cause is simple and relief al hand.  When   well,  it   is   thc   woman's   good  blood   that  keeps   hi>r well;  when   ill  she must make her blood rich to renew her health. Thc nursing- mother  more   than   any  other  woman  in   the  world mods rich blood and plenty of  it.       There   is   one   way   to   get   this  tfood   blood   so   necessary   to   perfect  health,   and   that   it   through   the   use  of    Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills.    These  pills   make  new  blood,  and   Ihrough  ileiir    use    thousands of weak, ailing  vivos  and  mothers  have  been   made  bright,    cheerful    and strong.    If you  arc*  ailing,   easily   tired  or  depressed,  it  is a duty you    owe    yourself    and  your  faintly  to give    Dr.    Williams'  Pink   Pills   a   fair  trial.      What   this  medicine has  clone for others it  will  surely do  for you.  You can get Dr. Williams' Pink  Pil's ihrough rmy dealer in medicine  or by mail at fiOc a box or six boxes  for 82.50 from The Dr. Williams'  .Medicine   Co.,  Peri-ckville, Ont.  World's Airplane Record.  Sadi T.ccoinle, the Fronclr aviator,  has broken thc world's airplane speed  record for four kilometers. Flying  :-.t Villa Cemhlay, be negotiated the  distance in '16 seconds, or at the rate  of 10*1.5 miles per hour,  JVT.inrd's liniment For Colds, Etc.  4,700 Miles of Streets.  . Thr������-r*    are     forly-st-vrn    hundred  n.ile-r- of '.1 ���������������������������������<���������'. in New York City.  Tn e*the*r word'i, a .'itroll from New  York to IVirc.gr-ul would be tid longer than u walk through all the city  streets.  Vrotrct the child from the ravages  of woiihh by tuing Mother Graves'.'?  Worm Exterminator. It is .a standard remedy, ami years of use have  enhanced Its reputation.  Se.:'!'-!'!,irs in after years, when  thcy talk of their wedding, the wife  cries and the husband growls.  U.S. Immigration Bill Causes Concern  Reports from the centres of Kast-  crn Knropo indicate thai the proposed legislation to bar immigration  froirr'thc United States and Canada  is creating concern. The United  States consulates are besieged by  thousands seeking vises io migrate to  tlie western world before the act is  made legal.  It Will Relieve a Cold.���������Colds are  thc commonest ailments of mankind  and if neglected may lead to serious  conditions. Dr. Thomas' Eclectric  Oil will relieve the bronchial passages  of inflammation speedily and thoroughly and will strengthen them  against subsequent, attack. And as it  cases thc inflammation it will stop the  cough because it allays all irritation  in the throat.      Try it and prove it.  Board to Sell 1921 Wheat.  Thc Canadian Council Agriculture  has formulated a plan for handling  the 1921 wheat crop of Western Canada, through thc United Grain Growers. The organization having charge  of the selling will bc a board of eight  members representing the different  provincial grain growers associations.  The farmers are to bc asked to pledge  themselves to sell their wheal only  through the board, for a period of  five years at least.  All men love power, but few know-  how to use it.*  ToCure a Cold  - inOrieDav  Take  Laxative  -~&i90~fW������*& ~i^i  QMimnm&  $������i������iei&  Be sure its Bromo  The genuine bears this signature  30c.  ONLY TABLETS MARKED  "BAYER"  ARE  ASPIRIN  Not Aspirin at AU without the "Bayer Cross"  TTT  m*mmtmmt44timMmm*mmmmmK+  W.   N.   U.   1347  , For Coliln, Tain, Hcadncho, Neural-  Kin, Toothucho, Earache, and for  Itlieiimatiain, Lumbago, Sciatica, Nou������  ritiu, tako Anpirln marked with tho  tiamo "Jlayer" or you are not taking  ABpSriu at all. ���������  Accept   only   "Bay<*   TaMnt-s   of  Aspirin"   in  an  unbroken   "Bayer"  package wliich contatna complete tit"  rectionB. Thon you aro goTling real  Anpirln-���������tho genuine Aspirin pro-  ncrlbcd by physicians for ovcr nineteen yearn. Now made in .Canada.  Handy tin boxes containing 12 tab*  lets cost but a few cents. Druggista  aW& sell larger "Bayer" packages.  The** U -tmly ono A������piiHto*SlJI5aycr,'-������-Yeii srost pay "Bayc*"  Aiinirln li the������ trim* murk <:r������*trl������tored In Cftniula) of Uayor Manufacture of Mono-  ftM&Eetd^ WhU*������ It \% w*U Known that Ajplrlr* m.ans BayMT  Mnufactures  t<^i~%t\������\ theMMit-llo mraln-u Imitation*-, tha Tabtata ot nayor Companr  wm b������"tamped w"b thilr giaerai trnda maru, tha "Bam Croaa."  ���������L\~  rMi  .*'  L-L  1-,-.  ���������it  zW  X,  ;y  0>-  t'A  t V  t.  V. ������n������  - Tr    ������- *'.\  I-  b*  fi;.-.'v.*?S*rr;-. ���������  lit"  mZ  tf*  ������  / /  SHS     REYIEW,     GKBSXCUfc'   f%    S|  /   f  tlie  i>iary  ot  A  XJ      1 ������  i luason a  rrom  Bay  Clerk  in .tlie  Seventies  PASSING*-'THE SPRING OUT  By O-GE-MAS-ES  (Little Clerk).  i  Returns from urient  (Copyrighted)  (Continued from Last Issue) [turn   back,   but  It is considered a point of honor to  eat all that is put-before .-you at an Indian feast, but alas this was beyond  my powers. So very'quietly I, from  time to time, transferred portions of  my helping to the old man's plate,  and -though he was a fairly wizened  up old Indian when we sat down, by  midnight he looked more'like'a London  alderman.  About 2 p.m. I quietly slipped out  and* looking.* back at -the scene from  a few yards away it made a perfect  picture oi wild Indian life. The long  camp fires gave sufficient light to sec  thc*dancers who followed bhejanother  in Indian.file keeping time to the  tom-toms with a soft of jig step.  Most of the-men had nothing on but  a brecchclout, while the women were  .���������'naked from the waist up. Still their  brown skins .-' painted with various  ochres.did not strike one unpleasantly  as white people would do, iu fact they  were quite in harmony with their wild  surroundings,'-truly children of nature  and so-far unspoiled by civilization.  My time was now getting' short as  I had promised the Chief to be home  by thc 24th of May. So making onc  grand round to all the various tepees,  collcc������ing some small debts, ieaving  some of my impedimenta to come  down later, 1 was uow saying goodbye. O-sow-usk was quite mournful,  also Ki-say-thCv-nish. My Indian  v Grandfather's address was quite  pathetic.  "My Grandson,';*' hc said, "you s1"0  young and I am old.     We may never  '   Seclone another again ,(and we never  did)> I wanted you to haye a monument so  all  wduld  remember  O-ge-  mas-es'  residence amongst, us.   Some  days  ago  1   had  my  young  men  go  down the Carrot River, where stands  * a mighty spruce tree,- a landmark for  miles around,  and  this  they  made  a  lob-stick of in memory of^you."-  I  thanked .the old chap and really  felt, quite affected.      Then my newTer  friend, Ki-say-tho-nish, wished to establish relationship, so called mc his  Cha-Cha-Wbw.Z.   This was: iN mutual  name between us and meant that wc  were so related by -our children having intermarried.       Remarkable   that  an obscure  tribe of Indians  like the  Crees would have a special name for  . a relationship  which  cannot bc  stated concisely in   English.       It is a'so  remarkable to say. that this fictitious  relationship was of considerable bene-  ,fit to mc many years after, but,  that  as    Kipling    says,   "that    is    another  etory."  It was a spring of very high water  and my little bark canoe was loaded  down    well    to    the    gunwales,    but  thanks to careful pitching, tight as a  bottle.     The Indians had warned me  not to descend thc Carrot too far for  fear of meeting drowned land. Away  I went, waving my paddle in a last  1   was   blessed   with  very little at that time, and.thought,  oh,  J. will   soon   come   to   high   land  again,  so  on   I  paddled.       Finally * it  was    evening    and    my    legs    w-ere  cramped enough in the narrow canoe,  so water or not I determined to land  and make a stage for the night. - Selecting a good spot, I paddled close  to  thc wooded bank.      Planting my  paddle firmly in the mud"I cautiously  put out one foot, deeper and deeper  until it  rested  on  thc bottom,  then,  leaning my weight on it I was going  to draw my other leg after it.      One  had  to bc  cautious,  as  a small  bark  canoe is a ticklish thing to get out of.  Alas, the ground gave way.      I was  too close to the edge of the bank and  down  I  went "to   thc bottom   of  the  Carrot   River,   swallowing   mud   and  water,   quite   forgetting  that   I   could  swim like a jackfish.     The kick I had  given, sent the little canoe flying out  in the river, but when I ..reached the  surface   a   few   strokes   captured   thc  craft and we landed    where    I    had  marked some  good crotches    for "* a  stage.       Then   followed   an   hour  or  two of hard work, and finally everything was snug for the night.      My  stage was about  seven feet long by  ���������four feet wide with some mud at each  end for a fireplace in case of a change  of wind.     A nice lot of firewood was  cut up, my clothes Were hanging, to  dry  on'limbs'an dv. I  was "graciously  draped in a blanket, a la Indian. Such  a supper, then a royal smoke and to  About  daylight  in   the  morn-  West  I-"'���������*��������� ts a a* *��������������� 4.es..  JL     X ^.O-rXX-H  .*to.fx  i Be*. w*������  ���������rrx-tm     i  '. r\*���������***������������������������������������ /\ I  vut,x xjx.  Of  Natural   Resources  Federal Ministers Hold Out Little  Settlement  Hope    Fpr    Any    Early  ' KiiV.T.D.CHOWN,  Superintendent Missions of Methodist Church, just ���������: returned from the  Orient, where he reports favorable  progress in thc Mission Fields of the  Far East. --...  BANK OF MONTREAL  bed.  ing    I    was    awakened by a mighty  splash     and     my     face     plentifully  spninkled with water.      Springing out  of bed I found myself waist deep in  water,and gradually realized my surroundings and strange camping place.  On investigating I found traces showing that an old beaver had been examining his   strange    neighbor    and  suddenly    catching    the dreaded human  scent,  dived  and hit  the "water  a tremendous thump with his tail.    A  good laugh, a good breakfast, and oh  for The Pas, up-current now, as I was  meeting the water from the big Saskatchewan.  ."  At  last   I   reached   the  river and she was    sure    enough    in  flood,   full   of   the   usual   drift   wood.  Looking   down   towards   Thc   Pas   it  only showed as a speck of dry land.  As  I  went sweeping down with   the  strong  current  in   my  favor   I   could  see a  tail  figure pacing    thc    shore.  Hc would  look  up  at my  tiny craft  then away again, and I knew it was  thc Chief and that hc was half afraid  to look, for it was  really dangerous  enough as a touch of the drifting logs  would have  sent me  to  thc  bottom.  Finally  I  swept into  thc  Pas  River,  he grasping thc bow of the canoe and  exclaimed: "Thank God you are home  safely.      I have slept but poorly the  last week thinking about your return  alone and the very high water.    Thon  Annual  General  Meeting,   Held   6th  December, 1920.  The 103rd Annual General Meeting  of the Shareholders of the Bank of  Montreal was held on Monday, December 6tlr, at the Bank's Headquarters. Thc President, Sir Vincent Meredith, Bart., occupied the chair, and presented the annual report of the Directors.  Before moving thc adoption of the  report, Sir Vincent Meredith gave a  comprehensive review of the economic situation. During the year, he  said, an overwhelming demand for  credit had taxed resources to the utmost. It had been difficult to make  men who had grown accustomed to  high prices recognize , the fact that  economic conditions, which no artificial means can alter, alone are the  cause of price decline. "The demand  for intervention* through* Government  control is still insistent in some quarters," he said. "Canada alone cannot  control world-wide conditions, and it  is idle to turn to the Government for  relief from falling prices. This applies  to wheat as well as to other commodities." ���������������������������-���������.*���������  Summing up, he said: "Thc situation  in Canada at present, as I view it, is  that while there does not appear to be  ��������� Ottawa.���������The first conference between federal and western minister  on the vexed question of the control  of natural resources by the prairie  provinces was an interesting > discussion" but ���������unprodueitive oi any definite  result. ���������  The fact 'that'."western provincial  interests are not identical presents  somewhat of a difficulty. One western premier expressed the belief that  it may--take another five years to  settle- thc question and while this,  may be an exaggeration it indicates  that a long road has yet to be traveled before the end is reached. The  disagreeable part of the question is  that, like the tariff and the freight  rates question, territorial consideration of east and west cut a figure.  The Government of Manitoba submitted a lengthy memorandum of its  claims but Saskatchewan and Alberta  did not do <.s6,i'though their views, are  along the same lines. - They will put  their case in writing alsoi'"^  Briefly'; stated/- what the ^provinces  ask is "'the -^transfer to them of their  natural 'resources and" in addition  something by., way of annual allowance for resources alienated for the  general advantage of Canada. The  suggestion was made that some accounting should take place to determine the amount of such compensation.  The cotirsc proposed by the federal  ministers was that the prairie ������������������provinces should abate a portion of their  demands' of subsidy in lieu of lands  under the autonomy terms. Unless  this was done thcy. held out little  hope nor are thcy in a position to say  as yet that, even if the^deman'ds were  reduced, the compensation; would be  "granted. It is a matter upon which  Parliament will have to be consulted.  Want School Teachers  Allies to Control Dardanelles  Children of Members of Air Force at  Camp Borden Need Instruction.  Ottawa.���������Application has been  made by the Air Board to the Ontario Department of Educatiejn for  teachers at Camp Borden. The reason for this it is stated, is that many  of the married men of the Canadian  -Air Force have their wives and children at Camp Borden where living  quarters arc provided for married  men, and there are some thirty children there who arc without any  school facilities. It is proposed to  open a school for their benefit at thc  camp in the spring.' There are now  some 400 people at Camp Borden.  Catholic Minority Not Protected.  London.���������Cardinal   Loguc,  primate  of Ireland, in a letter to the London  Times says  the Irish "partition" bill  any cause for apprehension, there is j contains not a word "about "protect-  every  reason  for the  exercise oi  the   ..  .      . .        ������������������**-->     ������������������~-���������:-,n.;,     <���������%.-  utmost measure of caution. Canada) ���������E th������ interests especially the  cannot disassociate herself from world] spiritual interests of the large Catho-  conditions, and world conditions are   He-minority in the six counties/which  when I landed and boiled the kettle.  I had shot a goose and had some fun  chasing him in thc afternoon. Forgetting all warnings, I paddled steadily ahead, only now noticing that the  banks of the river were flooded. Common sense should havc warned me to  salute, and paddled steadily till noon," that canoe is too ridicuously small for  any sane man to risk his life in. Ah,  Lord B., Lord B., (his nickname for  me) you will never die in your bod."  So loving and chiding in thc same  breath, O-gr.-mas-cs returned to Thc  Pas and we celebrated thc event by a  mighty chess game that night.  France Will Retain Ships  Decision Follows Recent Conferences  With thc British.  Paris.���������France will now retain all  German ships which she has been  managing provisionally under thc  terms of thc Versailles treaty, says  the Matin, which asserts that recent  Franco-British conversations on the  subject have resulted in an agreement. Those ships aggregate -430,000  tons.  More Employment in West  November Shows Decrease in Time  Lost Through Industrial  Disputes.  Ottawa,���������During November, thc total average volume of employment  continued to decline through Canada,  according to the weekly advance reports of the Labor Gazette. Thc  downward movement was observable  all ovcr the-; Dominion, though less  marked in the prairie provinces.  Thc lqss of time on account of industrial disputes was less during November thau during October, 1920, or  November, 1919.     There wrrc, in ex-  Mayor of Calgary.  Calgary, Alta.-���������With all polls heard  from in  tho mayoralty contest here,! istence at some time or other during  Adams ia elected    mayor    by   5,111 j the month, 20 strikes, involving about  votes    against    2,709 for Ruttle, the , 1,859 work people and resulting in a  not satisfactory. On this continent the  two years supervening upon the Armistice have been marked by unexampled trade activity and prosperity, a  circumstance common to the conclusion of all great wars, but the reaction  has set in and may not yet bc in full  play. Happily, Canada is well buttr.- ss-  ed on many sides, and the exercise of  prudence and sagacity should enable  her to meet the shock of falling prices,  restricted credits and deflated currency  without serious impairment of her  commercial and financial vitality."  The General Manager. Sir Frederick  Williams-Taylor, in reviewing the operations of thc Bank during the year,  said the payment of a bonus of 2r/o to  the shareholders was not the outcome  of higher rates of interest on current  loans in Canada but a reflection of the  increase iu current loans and of high  interest  rates on  call  loans  in   New  York, the volume of which was governed by the Bank's, requirements^ in  liquid  reserves.   One  anomaly  which  attracted attention was that with credit restriction as acute here as it was-  across thc line, thc price of money was  materially lower in thc Dom'nion. This  condition he Siiid was regarded as a tribute to Canada's good banking system.  Dealing   with   tho   growth   of   thc  Bank's operations, he said: "It is noteworthy that the greatest expansion of  the  Bank during the past few years  has been in our own country. This is  revealed in our greatly increased loans  and deposits in Canada and in thc number of  branches   opened   during   the  period.  Loans       Deposits   Branches  in Canada     in Canada   in Can.  1914   $123,147,000  $168,557,000    173  1920     240,725,000    358,878,000   302  Thc annual report was unanimously  adopted and the retiring directors were  re-elected., The shareholders gave approval to the motion*by Lord Shnugh-  ncssy to increase thc number of directors from 16 to 18 and to thc two new  positions on thc Board were elected  Sir Lomer Gouin and General Sir  Arthur Currie.  At a subsequent meeting of Directors,, Sir Vincent Meredith, Bart., was  re-elected president, and Sir Charles  Gordon, G.B.E., was vc-elcctcd vice-  president.  it is proposed to cut off from Ireland.  This is true, the cardinal says, "notwithstanding thc talk of need of safeguarding the minority in Northeastern Ulster."  Changes in Greek Government Must  Not Affect the Situation.  London, Eng.���������In the House of  Commons in the course of the debate  on the defence estimates, Premier  Lloyd George announced that whatever the changes in the Greek Government, the guardianship of the  Dardanelles Straits must remain under control of Great Britain, France  and Italy, regardless of whether Con?  stantinc remained in Greece or Veni-  zelos came back.  Replying to much criticism on the  excessive occupation    of    Mesopota--  mia thc Premier challenged anybq*^t  to   say    that    Great Britain ought^to  abandon  thc    mandate  for   Mesopea*  tamia.      Hc    declared    that,    having  accepted   the   mandate, Great Britain  was bound to    shoulder    thc    initial  cost, and added:  "We havc  made it  quite    clear    that if rich oil deposits  exist there, it will be for *tfi'*aibetter-  ment of the whole    world,    and    we  will    have - the - balance quite fairly  between all nations."  Veterans Enter Ptotest.  ;. Kingston, Ont.���������Protests will be  made to the Ontario Government by  the Army aud Navy Veterans of' this  city against the order-in-council  granting $20,000 to a University in  Montreal, and the proposal to spend  a large sum of money in establishing."  a town site at Kapuskasing when the  ���������question of unemployment is becoming serious and when many citizens  of thc province of Ontario arc in actual want of food and fuel.  Fortune For Greek Royalty.  Co-operation in Reconstruction  . ��������� <���������*���������*���������*.  American ��������� Speaker    Declares    That  Problem is Largely Psychological.   ;  Montreal.���������That the recons: ruction:,  period   must   bc   marked   by  a   much-  closer   relation   between   tlie   e-i.uioy-:  ers  and  employees,   was   thc   ,7r<--.*.eral  drift  of. an  argument  prc*?ente.:d  here:  by George E. Mcllhvain, of Bauson's;  statistical  organisation,   of   13 -.--���������.on.  Mr. Mclllwain showed for six years*  during thc war period the ball had  always bcen in thc hands of the cm-',  ployee, with two or three j\>bs for*  evcry man. Now conditions had,  changed, and the ball was once .';gain-  in thc. hands of the employers.  Athens.-A court decision has been I     T1JC Prob^������. >������c said,  was  largely  psychological,   and   one m which re--  ligion    aud    thc    church should lake  their part. :  handed down authorizing Madame |  Manos, thc wife of '<��������� thc late King!  Alexander, to enter into immediate  possession of thc fortune left by thc  King. This is estimated in value at  two million drachmas (about $400,000,  normally) and consists almost entirely of money and jewels.  Long Continued Insults.  The Hague.���������-Jonkhcr Van Knrne-  bck, thc foreign minister, explained ^''^i^y adoPIcd the  to Parliament that Holland had "temporarily broken oft diplomatic relations" with Jugo-Slavia, because -of  long continued insults to the Dutch  Government.  only  other candidate.  Samis is re-elected commissioner,  the vote being 4,496; Broatch 2,192  and  Smith  1,062, Samis thus having  time loss of 23,442 working days.  Runners on skis have made a record of 72 feet a second, and in leaping  more than thc two other candidates j on skis more than 100 feet a second  combined. ������is attained.  De Valera May Go To England.  London.���������A writer in the Evening  Standard says he learns from an authoritative source that Eamonn Dc  Valera, "president of the Irish Republic," is expected to land in England in a few days. Thc Home Oflice  and offices of the Irish Sclf-Dctcr-  mination League say they havc no information on the subject.  Russo-Rumania War Clouds.  Vienna,���������Trouble between Rumania  and Soviet Russia is forecasted in reports from Ukrania received here.  These advices declare that Rumania  is adopting measures "Indicative of  thc immincce of war" with Russia  ovcr thc possession of Bessarabia.  China to Represent Asia.  Geneva.���������China    has    taken     rank"  among thc principal powers directing,  thc affairs of  the  world  through  it9_  entry into thc council of the League7"  of Nations, in succession to Greece.  The election of China had been discounted    largely   since the assembly  recommendations of thc committees on organization that another elective member bc allotted to Asia.  Volcano' in Eruption.  Tokio.���������The Asama Yama Volcano  situated about 90 miles northwest of  Tokio, has been in eruption for several days. The ashes are falling  over a wide area.    .  Exempt From Taxation.  Ottawa.���������A special ruling of the  finance department concerning joint  stock companies provides that dividends derived exclusively from profits  received before January 1, 1917, may,  be distributed on or before December 31, 1920, without being liable to  taxation. This ruling was confined  by R. \V. Brcadncr, commissioner of  taxation.  W.   N.   V.   1.147  Mine Disaster in Japan,  Yamagushi, Japan.���������One hundred  and thirty persons are missing as a.  result of a fire in a coal mine near  here. Five bodies have been recovered from the mine. Twenty per*  eons were injured in the disaster.  t 1"      **        .glxJff!- 1 -  ,'   '������'-*  \   -    -  I:  r  l:  i  ,������  >  ;r������Xi7^#tf*isvR������as!3^  L>xlAJU'JffP'  iTf.t-ff**������ ���������������������^'-"JeL*������M������i^t������*n*Sri  '-'--^giSg^l^g^l^-lSgS-gl^^  ,-*,   - .,  THE CBS8IOB BEVIEW  BRING IN YOUK  Daftor  uautiB  for  ���������nurinYflV  v W BSBSwe  I  Remember your Batteries will  run down when your car is  not in use.  Sometimes good Batteries are  ruined through not being  charged.  I will keep them fully charged  at'$1.00 per-month.  Greston Auto & S  R. S. BEVA9, Prep.  Local and Personal  *>  J. A. P. Crompton has vacancy for a  few pupils in singing.  Wanted^���������Blacksmish's yise, 'state  pi-ice.   H. Brown, Lister.  . -  Fob Sale���������Yorkshire boar, two  years oid.   J. Sherwood, Creston.  Fob Sale���������Registered Oxford ram/  3 years old. $35. F. K. Smith, Creston.  Wanted���������-Cleau cotten rags, no  small pieces, will pay 7J cents a pound  ���������Sevan's garage.  - Fob Sale���������Bell piano, in splendid  shape; reasonable price and terms. J.  A. P, Crompton, Creston.  S. ,-T. Evans of Reyelstoke is here for  the Christmos holidays, the guest of  Mr. and Mrs. Edmondson.  Father Desmarais will be here for  the usual midnight service on Christmas eye in Holy Cross Church.  Fob Sale���������Set of bobsleighs with  2-inch cast iron shoes, almost new.  P. Burns (Canyon) Erickson P.O. A  Campbell Dow left on Friday to  spend the Christmas holidays with  friends at Nanaimo and other coast  points;  C, O, Rodgers was a business visitor  at Ci-anbrook on Monday, for a ineet-  ting of the Mountain Lumbermen's  Association.  ~~  JJ  WYim BEST WISHES  /1 *HIS> y^iJZijiZ no doubt, be  the commencing words   of your  Chuetmas gift niessage, but have you fully decided on the  gift?    1^  you   desire to make it something really fine���������  something uncommon  in  style and ideal in style arid ideal in  character?   If sp, make it BIRKS' DIAMONDS. ;  There is nothing that can "fill the .bill" better than BIRKS'  DIAMONDS���������nothing as brilliant, beautiful, permanent, value-  retaining���������nothing in   which   the  truest gift qualities are  so  excellently combined;    It is  indeed  -a gift "different  from all  .others."  -,~     The promptest attention,to all orders.  Goldsmiths  Silversmiths  Diamond  Merchants  mmeouvER, bc.  ���������TV  ���������������������������)  I  .-���������'*.'is* f.  z.m  ;  We wish all our Customers  A  ���������It,.    M  Merry Christmas  "and a  Prosperous New Year  MAWSON   BROTHERS  Better Service General Merchants Lower Prices  A MERRY CHRISTMAS  TO ALL!  ���������  We very hilly appreciate yonr H.~H) huHi'iiexx, and are  propfivt'f] to Horve you even tatter during 1021.  GRESTON SERVICE GARAGE  GIFTS THAT PLEASE!  We have endeavored to pick out gifts.this season that will not only make beautiful  presents, but also be useful as well.    Also, we have made our choice from  * the best standard merchandise.     ^Te list numerous artscles  _ ��������� .._       ���������. m.        m. m 0M 1  below as a possible hint or reminder:  Toys  Erectors, 1.50-Jo $6.00.  Electrical Sets, 2.50 to $3.75.  Doll's Carriages. <3abs and Go Carts/  Doll's Codies frdm 35c. to $6.50.  iWteelha^wa^506. to $2.50.  AL-Bijlfcf^-Kackboard& complete.  Dolls from 10a each to $10.00.  Child's Qetsof Dishes; 25o. to $500.  Teddy^ears, ^35c:^to; $4.00.  Toy Guns and Pistols^ 15c. to $2.50.  Mechanical Toys jof all description a  Celluloid* Dolls and Ammdls.  Trains;-Igm Toys^ Fiiriuture, and other  too numerous to mention.  Ivory Goods of all kinds���������100 different  pieees to choose from, at all prices.  Silver Caaaeroles aiicl Pyrex. ^  English Cut Glass.  Silver and Platinoid Photo Frames.  Carving Sets, Travelling Cases.  Perfume, Cuticle Sets, Shaving Seta  Souvenir Leather Goods.  Silverware of all kinds.  Safety Razor Sets.     .,-   -  Pipes and Cigar Cases.   -  Books  Boys' Own Animal, Chums,  Cassell's Annuals.  Boys' and Girls' Books of all descriptions  Children's Toy Books.  Fountain Fens  Fancy Stationery.  Christmas Cards.  A walk through our store will suggest dozens of ideas for gift giving.    Stocks iu every department are at their best, and gift-buying could not be done under better conditions.  Shocks are not disarranged or depleted, and the spirit of Christmas is everywhere.  <������8  .-r^ji  UDQATE BROS.  PHONE 01  Mrs. Orabb arrived from Trail on  on Sunday to, be with her mother,  Mrs.  T.' Baines.'-.whose   condition is  very critical.....".*.-.-  i Stoves Fori Sale��������� ������������������Fonrdid cook  stoye with;** reservoir and pipes. $21.  Air tight hj?ater._������nd pipes $5. Alf,  Palmer. Erickson.  Mrs. G. P. jBriiitli and Mrs. Vaehon  are leaving this week po spend the  Christmas season with old friends at  Silyerton and New* Denver. \  Mr. {ind jMrs. ^Walton ofs*SSl-s**erton  are here for the. Christmas holidays,  and are guests of Mr. and Mrs. McAlpine on the old Forward ranch,  G.; *N, Ctunn pf^New Deriver, a few  yea,T*������ ago |provin'cii������l poljce hr charge  of Cr^to������;;spent-3������'-few days with old  friends iijjftown the latter part of the  week.     :f ��������������������������� Z-.P-'^ ' -���������-fir- *������������������-'-���������  ���������������������������-' 'v*'"  Sub-lot 54. confafnlng 320 acres, on  Arrow Creek, is-;fot'e salexat 810 per  acre, or will selKncrerth or south half.  Address owner, W. Kj. Esling, Rossland. B.C. ' ;' ��������� *������������������'���������'������������������' :'���������';',-���������"���������' :���������'  '������������������* \,    -. ���������   -\   ���������.'���������*-���������     -'     ;.���������������������������.-.-  Turkeys���������Buy -your'Christmas or  New Year's turkey from Chas. Moore  and secure the best. I have just shipped a few really'choice birds, Mrs.  David Scott. "' ~-.   '  Lttmbeb���������Common Boards, Dimensions. Shiplnp, Floorinjar. Drop Siding.  Bevel Siding, at reduced priees. Write  or phone for prices. Wynndel Box  Factory. Wynndel,  D. B. Dunn will havs a car of No.l  Coaldale alfalfa here in a few days.  He is quoting an attractive price, and  thooe wishing a supply should place  their orders af once,  ������������������Christmas" win be PaRtor Knox's  subject, ie the Methodist Cdurch on  SundaX night, at .7.81. The musical  numbers will be.particularly appropriate to the occasion.  The Methodist Sundiiv school children's Christmas treat this year will  tako the shape of n Rlelghride on New  Year's eve, wliioii will be followed by  a supper at the church. '  Topics at the Presbyterian Church  on Sunday are as follows:   11.10 a.m.  ���������'The goal of prophecy."    7.80 p,m.,  Tho glory of the Son."    There will bo  special Christmas^piusic.      .  Barney McPeak, at one tiine n resident at Creston, now located ot Trail,  is spending a, fow days iu Creston.  having the lathing contract on the  Grand theatre datfeo hall.  C. B, Garland xyas a business visitor  at Nelson and Kaslo this weak, boing  at thc latter place yesterday for the  official count of'tlpc balloto in tho pro-,  vincial election 'Ails month,  Miss Kat^i Monfe, who is at tho Provincial Normal School. Vancouver,  has boon sucoeHHfol in passing tho est-  afnlniitions in connoction with the  first half of the Normal term.  The duck and goose shooting season  cloned on natnrriuv, Duck dinners  have hardly lH>e������n as numerous thiH  year as In past h-hahouh, and certainly  the kill of giMjHc wiih much lighter.  Tho proceeNls of thc Preabytorinn  buKiuiron Dec. 11th are announced an  $260, and of this .amount-$gj& came  from the Mission BahdV 8ale,ofeWork  and cand y���������n ot $25 as std ted las|;ip^ek,  Mr.  and  Mrs. Geo. Jacks m^ved,to  their new  home at Lister tjie latter  part of the  week,  aud the Reid-Cot^  tage   on   Fourth   street  vacatedc by^^^  them is now occupied by H. B. Downs.      ^  There will be no further-meetings  of the Presbyterian Young.Beople's  Club until January the 4th, when the  hieeting will be in the, chnrcji. With  historical and -geogruphica) conimittee  in charge.  A. E. Atkinson, who has- been in  charge of the apple packing operations at the Union warehouse here,  as well as at Erickson tbiajseasoQ*. left  forhih home at Vernon the4aUe>'PHrt  or the week.  T. M. Ednjondsun -annqupciE^-Qgu--  vie prices as* follows: Royal:|J.ousehol^  flour; S5.70 for- SB's;, sho^$^05,; a^id  bran $1.85 per sack. He s oiho^vftvts  the finest thing in beef serap at $7  per hundred..  Miss Edna Holmes, who has-been  attending the provincial noriiual  school at Victoria, arrived home on  Sunday foi- the Christmus holidays.  She successfully passed all the exams,  in coiinection with the first term at  normal.  ��������� '''"���������.,*,���������.   .  Resident and sojourning brethi-en  are reniin-Jed that Monday is installation night at Greston Masonic Lodge,  tbe installation ceremonies to be followed by the usual supper, and a larg-e  turnout is desired,  me  AND  SATU8DAV, DEC. 25!&  WM. FARNtTM  &*���������'  in  Zane Grey's triumphant novei  THE LAST OF  THETDUANES.  Sunshine Comedy  MONEYTALKS  Fox News Mt~tt& Jeff  Adults 53c.    Chitoefi 25c.  n  Jt v  We take this opportunity  of thanking 5/611 for your  business during this festive  season, gild we will endeavor  to extend to you a continuance of the: best service possible during the year to come.  With heartiest Christmas  Greetings arid Best Wishes  for the New Year.    :  .-ts  \\1  ,u im---.  is.  n  ,*(���������! ������������������  "'   ,'f  Dry Goods  Groceries  ������ '���������

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