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 \  .X  M-  Mp  i*  n.  PS  5A.  1 rl' fn*  ���������Pi)  ���������^orikK^y^^g,^^!  VIEW  Vol. XII.  CRESTON, B. C, FRIDAY, DECEMBER 10,  1920  No. 40  Nov. Standings at  Creston School  Division 1.���������G. P. Smith, Principal.  Highest standing: Entrance Class���������  Robert Hetherington, Robert Moore,  Eva Webster. Fourth Reader���������Ralph  Swanson. Louise Romano, Elson Lid-  Kate.    Perfect attendance���������Evelyn Beyan,  Charles Holmes, Freda Lewis, Keith  Lidgate, Herbert Manuel, Gladys  Webster. Edith Palfreyman, Donald  Young, Russel Kirch.  Division IL���������F. H. Pearce, Teacher.  Highest standing: Senior Third���������  Ollie Christie, Arthur Stark, James  Cherrington, Junior Third���������Helen  Moore, Elizabeth Lewis, Charles Cotterill. s  Perfect attendance���������Mai-ion Learmonth, Harold Davis, Ollie Christie,  Lizzie Lewis, Jeffrey Ccllis, Charles  Cotterill, Canute Anderson, Louise  Ross, James Cherrington, Harvey  Gobbett. Henry Webster. Leslie Boffey, Ray Oatway.  Division III.���������Miss-England. Teacher.  Those whose improvement|was most  marked : Rophina Androsow, Nadine  Bell, Eya Bolton. Roary Bolton, Let.ty  Couling, Edna Davis, Madeline Moore,  Eryin Olson, Cletus Schade, Dora  Spratt.  Perfect attendance���������Rophina Androsow. Nadine Bell, Edward Bush,  William Bush, Eya Bolton, Fred  Christie, Arthur Couling, Clarence  Doble, Alex. Henderson. Jean Henderson,'Jessie Learmonth. William Manuel, Dora Spratt, Harold Speers, May  Sweet, Arthur Webster.  Division II.��������� E. G. McLeod. Teacher.  .. Highest standing: -Second] priftMW*���������������������������  Jean M-cCiv������a%hi_.I^iw*;Holn-ie^, Garolf"  tne Plater. First,. Pi-itheer���������Gwen  Webster, Betty Speers, Mary Go-od-  win. -Receiving class���������-Theltna Havd-  en. Cathie Mawson, Levi Doble.  . Prrfect attendance���������Lyda Christie,  Prank Crawford, Wilhert Doble, Levi  Doble, Marion Embree, Charles'Pass,  Joan Fisher, Euphemia Fisher, Hazel  Hopwood, Cathie Mawson, Jean McCreath, Jack Norris. Gwen Webster.  sters as well as an old time Christmas  tree. The dance given a couple of  weeks ago for this purpose was quite  successful, the intake being $90, to  which will be added another $25,  which is on hand from a fund raised  for the children some weeks ago.  The final count of the yotes in the  Kaslo riding shows Col, Lister leading  by a majority of 35. The absentee vote  will be counted about Dec. 21st, the  outcomo of which will hardly change  the result, though it may reduce the  majority slightly.  LETTERS 111 THE EDITOR  Rod ani&zGuri GiesSs  Wynneiet  W, J, E. Biker, provincial water  rights engineer of Nelson, and his ass*  istant, Mr. Evans, arrived the latttr  part of the week to make a preliminary snryey of the proposed irrigation  system here, which will use Duck  Creek as a source of supply.  Polling day, on Wednesday last,  passed off quite peaceably, with the  electors preferring Col. Lister by  quite a substantial majority.  E. S. Butterfield who has been so-  jnurriing at Balfour the past week,  returned on Monday.  Rev. J. A. James, Presbyterian pastor at Creston, conducted service here  on Sunday afternoon, which was fairly well attended. He hopes to be able  to organize a Sunday school and have  service every Sunday in future.  The lady members of .the United  Farmers met on Friday last to form  their' auxiliary and elect officers, the  following being chosen to take charge  of the work this term; President. Mrs.  Rosendale; Vice-president, Miss Florence _ Bathie; Secretarv treasurer.  Miss D. But.tertield. They, have already in* hand 'arrangements for t-he  Christmas tr-eV atM0daj)ce. notice as  to the date of which will be given in  a few days.  Editor Review; *  Sib.���������Ih the years before the war a  number of sportsmen of Creston got  together and formed the Fish and  Game ProtectiveSeciety of which Mr.  Guy Constable wks president, and the  writer of this- letter secretary-treasurer. ...  After conversations with a number  of the local hungers and fishermen I  have deeidsd to'jvrite to you to suggest the formation of a club to be called the Creston "galley Rod and Gun  Club as a successor to the former organization which became moribund  after the outbreak of the war owing to  the departure overseas of many of its  members.  Such society or: club would appear to  be serviceable as- the game cons-eT-ya-  tion board is in;-the habit of writing  to the local rod and gun clubs, or  other such societies to ask for their  suggestions as td'the length and period of the open season for game, and  unless such society oi club makes its  influence felt local conditions are liable to be only partially undsrstood,  and seasons for shooting opened, closed and curtailed without reference to  those most concerned.  I would suggest thet trap shooting  should be one of tde subsidiary objects of ths club, as it would tend to  attract members and keep them together; and that, if found possible,  papers on subjects connected with  fishing, shooting and game and fish  conservation should at times be read  and discussed at meetings of the club.  Creston Valley is so favorably situated both in regard to the postibilities  of both fishing and shooting that a  rod and gun ciub should appeal to  many of the residents and the membership should embrace sportsmen  from all parts of the Valley. I would  therefore ask you to be good enough  to give the idea of the formation of  this proposed club some publicity, and  to announce that there will be a meeting of ell those interested in Speers'  Hall on Thursday, Dec. 16th, at 8.30  p in, prompt, to discuss it, to form the  elub, appoint officers and draw up and  adopt by-laws.  J, A. P, Crompton.  Sirdar  C.P.R. trains have been doing  tonsiderable destruction to livestock  here as well as at other points. Last  week T. Goodman lost a yearling heifer, making three head killed for him  this year, and some days ago Mr.  Cherbo lost several head of sheep.  R. Dennes returned the latter part  of the week from a business trip to  Nelson.  The roadmaking operations in this  section is providing an excellent  market for James Mannerino's beef  cattle. Of late he has been supplying  a beef carcass each week between the  three camps.  Announcement is now to hand that  the Kuskanook wharf will not be  gone on with this year. Cogie & Lock,  who have the cdntrract, will commence the local wharf as soon as they finish the same sort of a lob they are  now on at. Proctor.  Uerais, amor i  A meeting for the purpose  of re-organizing tlie Liberal  Association will be held in  Speers* Hall, Monday; Dec. 13,  ,at 8 o'clock. A|l supporters of  the ..T^]i*^|p^^p,\;ei5amen*]b are  5 to ati^i&fe^-.-',*...��������� '   "  urged  W. DOW,  President.  Y~P~ Organise  A Young People's Club in connection with the Presbyterian , Church  work was organized at a j&e.ll at^  tended meeting on Friday, which was  presided over by Rev. J, A". James.  The club gets off to a start with twenty members, with the following offic--  ers in charge: President. J. C. Dow;  Vice-president. Miss Marion Swanson;  Secretary-treasurer, H. Ford, The  work of the organization will be  three-sided, and committees have  been nmed as follows: Literary���������Principal Smith, Earl Birney, Miss Muriel  Hobden. Historical and geographical���������  Rev. J. A. James. C. Moore. Musical  and social��������� Mrs, James, Miss Schade,  Miss Marion Swanson. The.:cl!ib meets  Tuesdays and Friday nightsv-alternate-  '*'n*a-t^:y^is:������*?e^  manse tonightv^ith the1literary';Com*  mittee in charge,  Mrs, Jones and Mrs. North left on  Saturday, for Nelson, where they  spent the early part of the woek with  friends.  A, North has the carpenters at work  on the erection of a new barn. He has  recently disposed of practically all his^  Jersey cattle, P. Simistar of Alice  Siding getting three of these .from  him.  The kill of ducks and geese at tbe  Landing this year has been the lightest for several seasons, and the shooting season for these birds will close in  a little over a weak.  Lister  Rev. J. S. Mahood, who has charge  of the English Church work at Creston wiii be here on Sunday, 10th., at  8 p.m., at the schoolhouse, for the  purpose of conducting a baptismal  service. All parents whose children  they wish baptised that day please  notify A. R. Webb,  Birth���������On December'2nd, to Mr,  and Mrs. Gus. Charleson, a daughter.  Building operations still continue,  Jas, Turnley being busy at present on  a new house for A. S. Evans.  Ploughing, which was stopped during the cold wave about the middle of  November, was resumed for a couple  of weeks but the cold snap on Monday  morning again put a|halt to it.*  A. Wade, who is at present sojourning in the land of Uncle Sum, is here  for a few days, on a visit to his location in the Lister area.  The cold snap following right on  top of badly out up roads has necessi:  tated E. Thompson discarding the  motor truck service, and just now he  is utilizing a team and wagon.  The Ladies' Anxilliary of the G. W.  V. A. will have their Deciiiber meeting on Saturday afternoon at thc  schoolhouse.  The Literary, Musical and Debating  ���������Society meeting last week was of an  all-round nature, with President  Lewis in charge. There was a debate  on "Tho Greatest Problem of life," as  well as several musical and literary  selections.  Arrangements have been completed  as to the date and ^--ncral programme  I'or the children's C'luislinas party,  which will bo held at* the schoolhouse  on Wednesday evening, I ������������������<-. 22n������i.  the features of which will lie a conceit  ])l eeg.llllllli*.     a     Mippe'l*    feel      till'  Veiling-  U'ur tenure  MILLINERY, GLOVES, HOSIERY  Ladies' and Ghildrens' Wear  must go regardless of cost.    This is a  real sale and all previous Bargain Events  will be outdone.  Sale starts MONDAY, DEC.13  and continues until everything is sold.    Come early  and avoid disappointment.  1  MRS   BRUCE!  Gpp. Methodist Church MILLINERY Creston  J  Canyon City  Axel Bergren has just closed a logging ^contract with the company and  'ES.   OlwiT^and^ Big   Ben   already   at  work on the job. -  - The annual meeting of the Canyon  local of. the United Farmers is announced for next Friday evening.  Dec. 17th, when it is hoped every  member will be in attendance.  Miss Corbett is busy at present  training the school children for a  Christmas concert to be given in the  school some time during the week of  Dec. 20-24th.  Engineer McCnllough of Nelson is  due to reach Canyon City this week  to get at the wot-k of surveying the  Canyon Water Users' Association irrigation system. The ranchers are  anxious to get a report as to the cost  so that arrangements can be made to  finance and get the system installed  first thing in the spring.  The United Farmers 'got in their  first car of hay this week, which is  being unloaded at Erickson.  Ca-yon Liberals are still quite confident of the election of John Keen.  Word is just to hand that hc has at  least 150 absentee votes" at the north  end of the riding besides quite a few  at this end, and as Col. Lister's majority is only 35 these shouid be ample to  wipe this off and give Mr. Keen quite  a good majority.  The concert in connection with the  meeting of the United Farmers oi-j  Friday night last was a fine all-round  success, with thc financial it.take close  to $80. The business features of the  U.K. meeting were uuickly disposed  of, and then with W. Searle in the  chair the concert commenced, the pre-  gramme including a reading hy Man-  ford Samuelson, a musical trio by  Andy Wickhoim, L. Man berg and  Miss Annie Samuelson on guitar*-* and  concertina; another musical trio hy  Miss 51. Knott and T. IL Mawson.  violins, and Miss l<\ Knott, piano; a  ���������solo by W. Truscott of Creston; an instrumental duett by Harry Brown of  Lister, violin, and Miss F. Knott,  piano. Supper was thon -served, after  which dancing was the order of the  evening until 2.'.-) a.m., Mr. and MIhn  Sherwood supplying the music on the  violin and the new Kuhn piano which  had been installed only thut day. Dining the evening Jas. Adlard got a  .-.yiii|>.*lh-*! W: ht'.tiiiiK li' hi> appeal fe*r  support nf the pretposed Valley public  lihrm-v *it <'r������--t������m. SU  ���������scaacsa���������w���������WW  -J'wto^W������^������^^S������*������),>U'i^-^'r'���������  THE     REVIEW.     CRESTON,  Are Your Bowels  Stagnant?    Have  You Indigestion ?  When a Quarter Will Buy You  A   Guaxant'cd    Remedy,  Why Not Use it Today?  As- she smoothed his long hair, thc  girl watched Dorkin. He glanced  up and caught her gaze fastened upon  him, and he laughed happily as a boy.  "Isn't it wonderful, Willow?" he  called. "Look at that dam, straight  and true as a mason could lay it,  I've always felt that the beavers  should find a home in Hardwoods  Preserve, and now, sure enough,  they've found it."  Many a person carries around in  thcir system a cesspool compos-d of|  half-digested, putrid, decaying foodj  that thc overloaded stomach can't get|  rid of he-cause of constipation. No!  wonder that anaemia, blood rashes, |  headaches and rheumatism are so |  common. No better cure is known ���������  than DR. HAMILTON'S PILLS OF I  MANDRAKE AND BUTTERNUT, j  Taken at night, you're well next|  morning. They flush out the sys-j  tern, sweetf-n and tone the stomach,;  improve digestion, filter and purify!  the blood, restore lost complexion,*  give vim, buoynncy and robust good j  health to young and old. To look,!  feel and alwrtvs be at vour b<st. use!  DR. HAMILTON'S PILLS regular  ly, 25c per box.  wa'ked up the trail, pondering this  question. Coming to a sloping  glade, spreading a carpet of moss  green beneath the darker foliage of  the trees, he paused and glanced  about him. He knew that into his  heart was creeping a fateful and  dr"ad-"d unsurcness of himself, that  bitterness which a criminal, who has  paid, and wno. having sought a new  world in which to live stra'ght, feels.  "And, like as not, the ducks '11 find when he learns-that tlie minion of the  it  too,  and  jest   naturally   drift  over ( law lias tracked him down and wails  ��������� BY  ���������  ARCHIE P. McKISHNlE  %  Printed    by    Special    Arrange  ments   with   Thos.   Aden,  Toronto, Ont.  &  (Continued)  "I think tlie sooner vve act, the better," answered lhc one atldr.ssed. "I  said 1 would pay a thousand dollars  for helping me wreck thc Preserve  and get posse.ssion of the an mals in  tlie enclosure. Well, I'll raise that  to fifteen  him el re el."  The eyes of Dalton and his hench-  mc-i spark! d. and their spirits rose  with the thoughts of money easily  earned.  "We'll   do  it!"   they   cried   together.  "Don't von  want us to  ,-rr.v    t t. r.  ?"  Dalton*  too,    Mr.   Timberley  reaching for his rifle.  "What girl?"  Dalton looked his surprise. "You  don't mean to say you didn't know  that Dorkin had Old Man Farney'**.  little Willow the* \Yi-y* up th r. in ihe  Retreat, do you?      Well, then,'he has  ar.el    I   n-ekon   for   hick*:  you'll have  to wr.ik some  fore  V'-Hi  find  her <-cjixal;  "Wen'rc     right     thar  his    fedtOV.'������������������.������������������!':*���������.  "SI- '���������-  ii\h*cr with   Fi  gmgei  distance be-  ; ch, boys?"  Cap,"  agreed  am.!  si;h  "} ���������-.  tO'*>,  ������������������]  n; r  (V-!  Ti;*  C>::..'  . '.  Ctl>S*  vah:.  ������<-���������'.   ���������  his wife, in :������������������.������������������- fn-tll cabin 'h^ng-  oi"   i.) *,:-kir,"*-."   in "e-rnu ,-i    Daiton.  :; --ay the word, anel we'll get her,  here    for    a    feed, once in  a while,  laughed the  girl.      "They're  restless  things, ducks, particularly the teal."  "Yes, but when they find that there  isn't a grain of wheat or corn to be  found for their trouble, they'll drift  back to Duck Lake again, Willow."  "But the otters '11 come, Dorkin."  she warned. "They allers find thc  beavers. One old otter, . slid'n* in  her some dark night, wi'l kill ten  times his weight in baby beavers.  How arc you goin' to keep them killers, out?"  "Why,   I   guess  we'll  have   to  wait'  until they come and then figur* out a  wav.      No use borrowing trouble, eh.  girlie?"  Willow lifted thc dog's head against  her face and became silent. Dcrkin  | coming softly up behind her, stood  I looking down at the picture the two  j made. There was in his heart a  j strange yearning to gather the girl tin  j and crush her to him, to feci the  warm caress of her cheek, as Larry  ' was .feeling it, but the year- ing was  ! as quickly suppressed. Why. she  ! was nothing more than a slip of a  , girl, a little, wild, romping g\A���������or  \ was she? He b came suddenly  ' aware that she was no longer a little  | g'r*\.  And this morning she was so bcau-  1 tiful. so exquisitely warm and alive;  so alluring, and still so elusive, that  his pulses beat quickly as he watched  her, brown arms twined about the  dog's neck, strong, brown throat  gleaming beneath the low-cut doeskin  blouse, her who'e attitud- bespeaking  a poise which was thc heritage of her  forest.  "Willow,' tiie Wisp," hc said softly,  uncons-^iouply speaking ahmul.  She lifted her head qu'ckly and gazed up at him; but he did not meet her  eyes.  "I'm going on to the house, W'l-  low," he said abruptly. "You needn't  come  until   you're  ready."  He turned away and strode up the  trail. Haif-way to the Cabin he met  Danny Farnev who had just returned  from  Lookup with  tlie  m-'il.  Dorkin took thc 'ctt-rvs and papers  from the boy, answering the ques'ion  in his eyes with: "Willow is down  i yonder by the new braver dam,  Drmny, planning how she's going to  keen the otters from coming in and  making a clean-up of the babv beavers."  Danny turned away; then paus-d.  "There's some folks up at thc cabin,  Dorkin," he said���������"two people from  the   oitv.  and   Pa   Washburn."  Will Examine State  Bank of N. Dakota  for him to err again.  That world belli" d him never forgot nor forgave-���������because it diel not  understand This, his world, which  raised a stronger, nobl-sr tree where  the wind-wr-nVr-ned onc had gone  down, and lifted flowers from the  sward s-nred and blackened bv fires,  was a'1 For-Hvenpss ar,d Understanding. God knows hc had learned tMs  much. And he knew tlmt aV the sublime harmonv *r������f hi? \v<->r1<l Turn*"' on  this Groat Und^rst-ar-rlms:. "Whv  then should the past be brought to  him. her"?  He sank down on a .knoll and let i pected  his face rest n train st t*hc rough hnrk  of a tree. F?r down, arr-^ps a '  snarsclv wooded valley. b-'-v-nd a  jagged line of coniferous forest, he  saw the peaks of Old Oeatiore HiPs  plcepir"? benenlh a low skv of swim-  n-tMig b'ne. and b-twon him and the  hill-? white, tinv lakes cm died i" green  valleys. Between     the     lak-"-s     he  glimpsed w.h-te ribbons of streams,  twisting. disappearing in frowsy  rnnse of fir, r-'-anp^arS"- onl" *o be  los*  ncnin   between   wooded  barks.  Beyond him, from the breeding-  grounds, cam,-* the voices of his wild  things. The low clunk of nesting  grouse, the not unmusical voice of the  mother coon scolding h-~r babies, th*-*  shrill b*'rk of fun-lovmg fox, the sniffing whimper of n-fw'y weaned bear  cubs, and above them the voic- of  Pcle. singing, as be made his round of  thc kennels:���������  "T lak dat boy what play de fiddle,  An' ping sonvt'ing to  me.  Her vcr' good boy nnd sail de vessel  He nam' La Belle Marie.  T promise heem we w'll get marry,  P>efore tho  enow she fiv ;  Ron soir, old Sea. wc live on cabin,  Where de mountain scrape dc sky."  Dorkin smiled, as the notes of the  song died away. What a grand th'ng  it was to know that there was simh  Invaltv as Pete's. Truly ih" little  Frenchman had been a wonderful help  to him.  (To be .continued)  Investigation By Newly Elected  Officials Is Urged.  Bismarck, N.D.���������The state board of  auditors late today decided to make  an examination of thc state bank of  North Dakota early next month. The  board has authority to make such an  examination under an initiated lav/,  adopted at the November election and  which became effective Dec. 2.  Military Expenditure In Palestine.  Winston Spencer Churchill, minister for war, announced in the House  of Commons that the military costs  in Palestine for the current year  amounted to ������900,000, which was  considerably less  than  had been  ex-  More tha^  60 yrs. ago  an English chem*  ist began to manufacture BEECHAM'S  PILLS.  Today they nave the iargest  sale of any medicine in            ^d~-9  the world' re     Mx&3&'  Why? ^Jhk m~\\\ \\% ���������  -������ ^  Sold tsti fvrhttoYc mfWiitt  tlboxea.'Sc. CO-  ir-%  Greece Offers Asylum.  Thc Greek Government has agreed  to receive and care for 30.000 Crimean  refugees, according to an Athens despatch to the Greek legation h<;rc.  The   peanut   politician   should   not  I complain if he gets roasted.  S  Food Value  KEEN'S  D. S. F. MUSTARD   gives your  food  a delicious  savor* and mak������s the "richest" food more easily digested.  With KESN'S D.S.F. MUSTARD you get the full varae of  the food you eat���������more vitality with less strain on digestion.  Have it always on, your table.  MAC-OS, SON S~ CO., Limited  \  Canadian Agents.  Montreal      Toronto  .'4  & *  l**  msz^zzppzp&rz^  ecu  ?i  b<T*  or*  ���������'I'd  i,  U "���������-.  ���������Jay  1   ,  Ml    I  c*  ri  th  to  cri*;  tl: -n   !  - e*)     ' 0 I  her hi  -   :��������� i ii e  '���������I --<���������:'.  :  cure.a  Wi  }  P  i   V:  younsrer  Dor kin's  rv tei fake  ���������in' to h**'-  the woods,  .15 me an'  S* in if I  ..*. I'd best  I   i'.,,..!���������.   iier  ;��������� -���������-;  in,-,\ i^e  5   r       on",  a ''������������������;���������-. ',   *o  ���������'-,*,   'ii*-;  an'  "  i".;   V,   : ��������� i.  "Ah.  ij  Did  vou  that   so?       Who   are  thev?  get  Ih ir names, Danny?"  "Yes,     th,c     girl's     name   is   F.'Tna  Marsh, and tiie man's is Dayion. H'-'s  her uncle.      Thc Hrl's got damn  fine  I eyes.       They're blue,  Dorkin,  with  a  ; <nrt of a  pale green behind  the b'ue,  '' like the tint "bn a wild duck's egg."  He proceeded down thc. trail.    Dorkin     stood     thinking,  a   deep  furrow  ' growing-up between his eyes and his  y  $@v it is  ���������   !!-��������� n '! p    li������*  j which   the  ! -.\  bv   D;  ! u.PPi.  \      So   she  i.       F;'  ���������-I   into  i'i  wn*--  had  .-*,  \\t.\  ! '���������*. *  re ���������  v> *  ���������litly cl nching the letters  ��������� bit of intellicrencc. inipart-  inny, bad  driven     from    his  had   come   and   found   him  *���������-'  Timb* ily, to brcj'thc un-  I'is world, -and  now  t.he girl  inelirecllv resncnpilile for  '. I'f e  WHEN you va-nt quick comforting: relief from any  "external" tia.ni, use blosn's  Linimont. Ituousthejob '.vith-  cut Btwnhisr. rulebin*?, bandac-  inpr. Use freely for rheumatism,  neuralgia, aches and pains,  Bprainarntl strains, back-icho.  eorc muscles.  Made in  Tanada  1-  \\ Hat  '. o  :  e-s  ill  , " ' i   *  ill  eel at Timb* rlcy's hand*.  ceiu'el he do? Vie was  iv- himself the torturing  \ b-vnight of failure, dis-  'I   ihe   enririness   of   thai  lihtc.iel���������as bc thought���������  35.  At-all  diu^'ists  Provide the only means by which you can keep in absolute accurate check on your  sale*.. Thc new luxury tax aeid sales tax makes it nesccssary to keep such a record  V-te make sales books su-.table ior any hne of business, with either duplicate or triplicate  copies.  * *.  TRIPLICATE BOOKS  There ia a heavy demand just now for triplicate books. We make a ffreat  variety  of triplicate book*.,  both in separate carbon leaf and  blai-'t back  style.  Write us for sample and prices before placing your next order, or ask any ol  ���������Or agents  to give you this  i-alormaruon.  Vegetable   Parclin^ent  Butter  "Wrappers  We are in thc best i osiiion of any firm in Canada to fill your order promptly  for parchment buiici wra-ipers, cither pinned or plain. We a.-e������ ia.ge impoiter������ oi  this brand ol p..pt-r, and have special facilities for printing wrappere iu either ono  or two colors oi ink.  WAXED  PAPERS  We also manufacture a complete line of waxed bread and -lu-sat wr.ipr-trs, jAv"1  or printed,  ���������.\axed paper  tolls  for home use, and  waxed  papers  ������oi  all  purposes.  Our equipment is lhe: most modern and couiplcie to be lound en Can da. U*. r  goods are nisi class atiej cur service is prompt. Lei us piovc iliisi io * ou on yo*..r  next onicr  for  Counter  Cueck   llook:**,   farelunent Paper, ox  Waxed  Piper.  For quotations apply to publisher of this paper.  i.  Appleford Counter Chock Book Co., Ld.  HAMILTON.  OUT BRANCH  OFFICES AT  TORONTO, MONTREAL, WINNIPEG AND VANCOUVER.  I  11 *,  I i  pi\  le*'  ie i -,  b'*  11 n /  ���������A:  i i'  *.: ''!;!.i hnd thry lo conic and  j, ''i ",i"t,:>.<---, his happiness? It  "!.   i.   'hiiii'.-h   th'-y  roulrl  under-  '���������i - *���������'!:;���������"I;o*"l -iiL-iic/iiiiiry as a  *-, I,* '!;.- nuel spirit, which the  )":.'; ���������-.'.!"��������� ueIe* had reshaped and  \ i;-*()'-r'-.!ooel it. Why were  '*i*,* '���������* T! *,? world b'*hind���������t''C-  i   -vhii'li   ',*���������   hail   failed   and   (tioue-  -���������.'.*;i'*, ;in ir wurhl. It had fiv-  ' i'f- ' ai' ' il' e*.e"'S and thr pl.llld-  *.r,   n ,   'o   tl*,-**   oilier,   v/eahh   and  .'*. :,"*l iie-i'nre- la-iii lay life.* v\liie!i  s-e! wom'ii-,<, Inle things. Why,  *,\ i rr i l,i* v h'*rc i'  v.* i: 11  .i  eiit    head,    D'.rkiu  b."l,  '"-o.'i,"   'ami,  ���������i?i.        Vj:.   ?:.  k."  I          l,.-'*r!  '.!'   YAV.  cl:     '.'.  \  '  n  -irkin <,<��������� ���������������������������-, r  ���������j.j   -.'-A  t-T, '.''- "���������  r  ���������  fn r-f  v< ���������'*.*-!<   '-f   a    v*  i           .'       I i '     ���������   .  ,.r       .-,-,.,  *.-    '  do'.--  n   near   the   s<  i 'rr.i* * ,* i*.         i  - ������������������-, -I**-  ir.   i  .MM. 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THE      RKYTFW.      ffRERTOTC,     B.      0.  /A  There are five  simple ways to  tell good tea.  First, by the bright  copper color of the  tea when steeped.  Second, by the exquisite aroma.  Third, by the delightful, refreshing  flavor.  Fourth, by the satisfying richness.  Fifth, by the economical strength.  Make a brewing and  you ^ will find all thee3  qualities combined in  Red Rose.  81  Red Rose Coffee is zs  generoucly geed as  Red Rose Tea  mA.  P^-tbwt"'*     ���������*ir*-| ''~njjin������w  Western Canada Construction.  McLean's construction reports  show that for the first 10 months of  1920 tbe total value of western construction amounts to $62,462,500,  compared with $24,036,400 during 1919  and $16,099,500 in 1918. Their estimate for 1920 building was $80,000.-  000. This year's total has not been  equalled since 1913.  Musical Sounds  Under Water  Experiments May Prove of Practical  Value in Navigation.  All the world has learned something of the hydrophone���������the instrument which enables the presence of  submarines to .be detected by the  vibrations they set up in the water.  Less is known about the wonderful  experiments carried out in connection  with this work, in the production of  sound under water. The method  ultimately adopted was to blow a jet  of condensing steam from a nozzle on  to a diaphragm under water. This  resulted in the production of a soft  musical note which could be heard by  means of a hydrophone up to a distance of eleven nautical miles. The  manner in which the sound is produced is closely akin to the "bringing" of  Tight Skirt Is Really Ancient.v  The modern sheath skirt is the re-  a kettle before it boils:  the repeated ' vival of a very  ancient  fashion.      A  collapsing of bubbles    of    steam    on  coming into contact with cold water  s.'ts up vibrations which, under certain conditions, are rapid enough to  give a musical note. These experiments are of great scientific interest  and' may well prove of practical value  in commercial navigation as well as  in naval operations.  ' Reiuses to Accept Legacy  Divining  Rods  "Pape's Diapepsin" for  Stomach  "Pape'a Diapepsin" is the quickest, surest  relief for Indigestion, Gases, Flatulence,  Heartburn, Sourness, Fermentation ot Stomach Disease caused by acidity. A tew tablets give almost immediate stomach relief and  shortly the stomach is corrected so you can  eat favorite foods without fear. Large case  costs only 60 cents at drug store. Absolutely  harmless and pleasant. Millions helped annually. Largest selling stomach corrector  ic  world.  Builders Busy in Winnipeg.  The Winnipeg building permits  passed $S,000,000 mark for 1920. This  is the largest advance since 1912,  when they totalled $12,000,000. These  permits are spread over a number of  companies and operations.  Have Been Pretty Thoroughly Discredited After Many Tests.  We are inclined to accept with reserve the report that the French  Government has decided to test the  value of water-divining in its African  colonies and has appointed a number  of hazef-twig experts as members of  a scientific commission, consisting  otherwise of geologists and surveyors,  to hunt for new oases in the Sahara  desert. The divining rod has been  pretty thoroughly discredited by consistent non-performance in the coun-  ies during which superstitious belief  in its efficacy has prevailed. The  pioneers of the west, particularly  those who settled in the little watered sections, were familiar with it. If  the divining rod had had half the  power that used to be claimed for it,  the country would now be dotted  with flowing wells and rich mines.���������  Portland Oregonian.  statuette in the Louvre, Paris, shows  an   Egyptian  Queen of from 3.000 to  4 000 years ago in a gown cut low in   . ........    f      , .    *,, ���������������������������.���������. ,  J ,       . ,      , ��������� ,i   became eligible for his $1,000,000 but  the neck, with  sleeves stopping well      .,, ,  short of the elbow, and  with a skirt  Chas. Garland Prefers Manual Labor  to a Life of Luxury.  Charles Garland, second son of the  late James A .Garland, Boston multi-"'  millionaire, has declined to accept  $1,000,000, his share of his father's  estate, because he prefers manual  labor to a life of luxury. He is living with his wife and infant daughter  at Bay End Farm, his mother's  summer residence at Buzzard's Bay.  Mass. Hi's mother forfeited her  claim to the Garland millions by  marrying Frartcis dishing Green in  1912. Since then the big estate has  been held in trust for the three sons.  His brother, James A. Garland 3rd,  now 22 years old, accepts his share  of the estate. The third brother, a  student at Harvard, is inclined to believe he will follow Charles' example.  Charles is planning to become an auto  mechanic.  Charles Garland became of age last  June  and  by  the  terms  of  the   trust  that  fits even   more closely than the  tight skirts of to-day.  Making Linens In Canada.  Canada is taking her place as a  great linen making country. Owing:  to thc enterprise of a group of Ontario men, the linen industry has been  firmly established in the Dominion  and ������ complete plant with an enormous output has been built to manufacture a very fine grade of linens  from flax grown in Canada, retted,  scutched, spun, woven, bleached and  finished in a Canadian plant, and for  the first time on this continent.  Wash Day aicB  Minard's   Liniment   For   Garget   In  Cows.  Deprecates Lodges' Theory.  In the opinion of Lieut.-Col. A. S.  Eve, F.R.S., professor of physics at  McGill University, and a distinguished scientific scholar, thc utterances of  Sir Oliver Lodge, Conan Doyle and  others on thc subject of physics popularly known as spiritualism, do not  rest on any evidence having scientific value.  ^XTASH day ia the least wel-  cot;i3 day of the week in  most homes, though sweeping  day ia not much better. Both  days aro most trying on tho  back.  Tho strain of wasnlngr, Ironing? and  ���������weeplnir frciQuomly d-orangca tha  kidneys, Tho ey-stem la poisoned  ���������nd backache;', rheumatlam, palna In  tho limbs roan It.  Kidney notion must be arouse*3������������������  tha llvor nwakon-dd to action and tha  bowcla rogulutod by audi treatment  as Dr. Chaso'a Kidney-Liver Pills.  ���������Thla fnvorlto proscription ot the v.-t\\.  known Receipt Cook author will not  fall you In tha hour of naed.  Ona pill a done, 28e a box at all dpalera,  ar Bdmatuoa, Baton A Co., Ltd,, Toronto.  Catarrh Cannot be Cured  by LOCAL APPLICATIONS, as thcy can-  noi rc.-ich the sen of iiie eJiscnue. Cntarrh  is n local disease, greatly influenced by con.  ititutional conditions. HALL'S CATAKRM  MEDICINli will cure cntarrh, It is taken  internally anel nctR through the Illood on the  Mucous Surfaces of the System. HALL'S  CATARRH Mir-DICIN'R io composed of  some of the best tonics known, combine-el  with s-ofcie of the best blood purifiers, The  j'crf.-ct combination of the in-trreelicnts in  HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is what  proelnces such wonderful results in catarrhal  conditions.  On-cci-M-*  75e.      T-e-stimonlnb free.  F. J. Cheney & Co., Props., Toledo, O.  Old Folks' Coughs,  Catarrh, Bronchitis  Quickly Cured  This Tells of a Method That  Cures Without Using  Drugs  Elderly people take cold easily. Unlike young folks, they recover slowly.  That is why so many people past middle life die of pneumonia.  Cough Syrups seldom do ^huch  good because they upset digestion.  Any doctor knows that a much more  effective treatment is "CATARRHOZONE," which heals and soothes the  irritated surfaces of the throat.  In using Catarrhazone you do not  take medicine into the stomach���������you  simply breathe into the throat, nose  and lungs rich piney balsamic vapor,  so full of healing power that colds,  catarrh and bronchitis disappear almost instantly.  The germ-kiring; balsamic vapor  mixes with the* breath, descends  through the throat, down the bronchial tubes, and finally reaches the  deepest air cells in the lungs. All  parts arc soothed with rich, pure  medicinal essences, whereas with a  syrup the affected parts could not be  reached and harm would result  through benumbing the stomach with  drugs.  A Catarrhozone inhaler in your  pocket or purse enables you to stop  a cold with the first sneeze. Large  size costs $1.00 and supplies treatment  for two months: small size, 50c ; trial  size, 25c; all storekeepers and druggists, or The Catarrhozone Co., Kingston, Canada.  Travel in Comfort  To the East  C.P.R. Operate Two Through Trains  To The East Daily.  Why not visit thc old foMcs back  East this Christmas? Make it a real  old-time Yuletide. Special extension privileges on tickets sold during  the month of December,  Thc Canadian Pacific Railway op irate two through trains to the East  daily, making direct connection at  Toronto, Ottawn and Montreal with  all  Eastern points.  Comfortable Standard and Tourist  Sleepers, Compartment Library, Observation   Cars  on  both  trains.  Ask any Canadian Pacific Agent  about the service, fares, reservations,  etc., and let us plan your trip.  will have none of it.  "1 believe," he says, "that in refusing to take the money I am placing  my life on a Christian basis. Private  property is the main cause of our unrest and unhappiness. It saps the  meaning from life. Why should  men have control of land and food  any more than of the air they and  their fellowmen breathe?"  Minard's Liniment For Distemper.  Statistics On Industries.  Statistics showing the number, capitalization payroll and production of  the manufacturing establishments in  forty-four cities in Canada in 1918  have been compiled by the Dominion  Bureau of Statistics. Montreal and  Toronto head the list. The statistics  cover the industries of 44 cities of  which 23 are in Ontario. The total  number of establishments given is approximately 12,800 with capitalization  exceeding two billion dollars and giving employment in 1918 to nearly  500,000 persons.  Wives and Mothers  of Canada  Stratford, Ont.:���������"I am very enthrjsi&stis  in praise of Dr. Pier-ce'o Favorit<e Prescription as a tonic for  ���������fexpectaei mothers.  I hsv*a hid ������sp^cr.**-*  ence both vniJi th*  'Prescription' and  vnlhou. it, and am ta  & position to know  that there ia a v-Mt  diiTereDc������L I waa  never nauseated ot  _ sick at aU  with   my  , -xjjjp-lZ^fesz   'Prescription' babies  \v������::U*^^i������fT*������r      -but I wm extremely  vr>������c&V.H '"��������� uncomfortable   with  the others and tny suffering was greater  when I had not taken the 'Favorite Prescription'. I shall always take pleasure ia  recommending it t*> expectant mothers."  ���������MRS. LEOTA M. PJriPPEii, 114 Grants  St. \  GOULD NOT SLEEP  Halifax. N. S.:���������"1 waa in a nin-dow^  nervous condition for over two years, haa  been treated by several doctors and only  found temporary relief. 1 could not -sleep  at night my heart palpitated so, and I wa������  almost afraid to close my eyea. Being persuaded, I wrote and -stated my symptoms  to the Medicj-l.staff at Dr. Pierce's Invalids  Hotel in Buffalo, N. Y��������� I was advised to  use Dr. Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery with the 'Favorite Prescription' and  the 'Pleasant Pellet*'. I did so with th������  very beat results. I could sleep and becam*  my natural self again. I certainly recommend Dr. Pierce'B medicines to all sufferers,  for thcy have done ������or me what doctors  failed to do and they nave eaved me docto?  bills, too."���������MRS. JOHN HOMANS. Clam  Harbor. .  Toronto, Ont.:���������"For over thirty yean  I have been a user of Dr. Pierce's Pleasant  Pellets. I have taken them for liver trouble,  biliousness, constipation and sick-headaches and they always gave n*e the relief  wanted. 1 am sure the 'Pleasant Pellets*  have saved me many a sick spell. I oaa  highly recommend them."���������MRS. BA������f������  NAH BOWNESS. 60 Strange St.  Finger Print System Is Ancient.  Identification by finger prints is  generally supposed to be a modern  detective device, but it appears that  it was employed in Korea 1,200 years  ago, having been commonly used in  the deeds for the sale of slaves.  .   "   '      .   -   ' -       .���������.'','���������        "8  MONEY ORDERS   Pay your out of town accounts by Dominion E-sprcs Money Orders. Fire dollars  costs   three   cents.  ���������saaaamaaxaaomammmammataSmm  Satisfied With Tour.  Speaking to deputations representing various Liberal organization.-*  who waited on him.to welcome him  home, Hon. W. L. MacKenzie Ringleader of the Opposition, expressed  himself as fully satisfied with the results of his tour through the west.  i Dog Remedies  tammamaammmmmmmmm  TI..T  BOOK   ON  DOG    DISEASES  and   How  to  Feed  Mailed     Free    to    aay  Address   by   lh������  Author  H.   CT.AY   r.T OVER  CO.,    TXC.  118     West    31st-street.  New   York.   U.S.A.  I  Reduced by Asthma. The constant strain of asthma brings the  patient to a dreadful state of hop-less  exhaustion. .Early use should by all  means be made of Dr. J. D. Ke'lope's  Asthma Remedy, which acts quickTy  and surely on the air passage***, and  brings blessed help and comfort. No  home where asthma is present in the  least degree should bc without this  remedy.  Drainage Pays.  Since the inauguration of the drainage scheme in Manitoba, it is estimated that 3,200.000 acres of land, believed to be unsuitable for agriculture,  havc been brought under cultivation.  30I?8?ICOUGHS  CHILDHOOD CONSTIPATION  Applies to Imperials.  Amended regulations by the S.S.B.  regarding the establishment of cx-  Impcrial soldiers on the land in Canada havc recently been issued. The  amendments apply only to Imperial  soldiers, allowing them to avoi] the  necessity of making a cash deposit  in London.  Miller's Worm Powders, being in  demand everywhere, can be got at  any chemist's or drug shop, at very  small   cost. They   are   a   reliable  remedy for worm troubles and can hc  fully reUcd upon to exp-*! worms  from the system and abate the suffer"  ings that worms cause. There are  many mothers that rejoice that they  found nvn-lahle so effective- a remedy  for the relief of their children.  WANTEB  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  30   CI-H'PMAM   CHAMBERS     .    .    OTTAWA.  CANADA  ���������INVENTI0  Constipation���������that disordered state  of the digestive tract which is nearly  always caused by improper feeding���������  can be readily regulated by the use of  Baby's Own Tablets. These Tab'ets  are a ^ mild but thorough laxative.  They arc easy to take and are absolutely free from injurious drugs. Concerning them Mrs. Joseph Dion, Stc.  Perpotue, Que., writes:���������"I have nothing but praise for Baby's Own Tablets.      When   my   baby    was     three [ '_r���������:'J.2_ r.' ,"."r-' ' '������������������ v.,"1,1 nrm.  months old hc was trrribly constipat-' . ..^   _...-.������.  ed but the Tablets soon set him right   BUY   "DIAMOND   DYES'  and now at the age of fifteen months  he is a big healthy boy and this good  health  1 attribute entirely to the use  of  thc Tablets."      Thcy are  sold  by  medicine    dealers    or  by  mail  at   25  cents a box from Thc Dr. Williams'  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  There may br other corn removers,  but you will not be o.omplftcly satisfied until you havc used Holloway's  Corn Remover.  W.    N.    U.    13*15  The fact that oil if passed through  red hot pipes will yield a rnnib.iSiible  gas was long known to chc.nist3,  GZEMA  Yon aw not  ex l������orluimit-  I n (| when  Dr.  Teachers Restless.  Concerted action on the part of thc  public school tearhe-rs throughout  Alberta for an increase in salaries,  will be made shortly to the Minister  of Education.                   _   <���������**-������  The Pills That Assist Natur-.���������-All  doctors agree that the best uu-dicinc  is one Ihat assists nature, Panuc-  It-e's. Vegetable Pills do this, Of  purely vegetable origin���������b-'ing composed very largely of daude'ion and  mandrake���������these     well-known     pi'Is  DON'T RISK MATERIAL  Each pack-ape of "Diamond Dve������M con-  tftini*- (llr������H-tion*������ ������o BimpU tlmt any  woman can dve any mute rial with-nit  atroaking, fading or running.. Drugguil  Ltvs color card���������Ttvke no othor d>������J  Cook's Cotton Hoot Compouc^  A tnte, rtHtxhUrtr-iilnt'nf  mri'itrmt, 6u.i in tt.fte itm  xritt of ���������tr-ftiath~"^>u 1, S> I  No, 3. -J3; No, 8. S3 per boi*  Bold. h������ til drucri������U. or irnt  Arrrmia on fe-feipv of prir������#  Yttx     pj-.rupl.lot.       Adilimi  TME COOK MCOICtNC COj  10KMT0. ONT.  'Jstmttii WU<t������r.)  yiiu   ii*"?i i>r.  Cliuse'sOln-fr     -    mont for Knzemn nnil Hklu Irrltii- , ,.t,,.,,,,-��������� ii,- i,,,..,,,!,- -,n,i .nn��������� lln .-.���������  timid.   It j.'lleve-i. at onco and. unwlu-    Ul ,ll,S(Y ll   ....       ZZ       ,...       l T   .   \  YMfe.   hCW   FRENCH   RBMCDY.  THERAPION No. 1  THERAPIONN0.2  THERAPION Nb.3  Vo I for BUd/UrCatma    No 9 fnr Wooer* m-mr*m^xm*^i&vrt+~r^.*t'-.-'r-il~r-*jA������ry..-i..tl   '*, V ������������������  *���������-V ''���������'���������������������������-������������������������ HfeiffWmf*^"-tfiffllj  -^^w***-*-i^i**&^  i^^s^j^^^apfel  IHE   CKESTfT*.   REVIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued evoi-y Friday at Creston. B.C.  Subscription : $2.50a veai* in advance.  S8.00 to U.S. points.  V. F. Hayks, Editor and Owner.  CKKSTON,   B.C..   FRIDAY, DEC. 10  Vote Disappoints  With complete returns in the  Kaslo riding showing Col. Lister '���������  elected by a majority of a couple  of dozen, the more ardent Liberals are not yet conceding the j  seat to the Conservatives. The ab-1  sentee votes have not yet been  counted and as there are about a  hundred of them for the whole  constituency Mr. Keen's supporters are yet sanguine that Dec. 21  ���������the date this absentee vote will  be opened���������will see the former  member again elected.  Somewhat   the   same   situation  was in evidence at the last election when the final result could  not be declared until the soldier  vote was counted, but when these  ballots    were    checked  up it  is  doubtful if more than one riding  was affected ��������� the  outstanding  change being in Vancouver where  the soldier vote overcame an adverse  civilian   poll   and   elected  Hon. W. J. Bowser.  Even Mr. Keen himself is sanguine of the final count returning  him as a winner, and pending the  final outcome���������like a shrewd campaigner���������he is not discussing his  prospective defeat or victory at  any   length.    At  the   same   time  there is no   gainsaying  the   fact  that he is    disappointed    at   the  showing the Valley polls made in  his favor.    On the score of services rendered this end of his constituency he was certainly entitled to look for better treatment.  In commercial life it is sound  business to retain the services   of  an employee who has shown ability and willingness to do a   fair  day's work for a fair day's pay,  rather   than   take   chances   with  new  hands,  and  it is rather an  unfortunate state of affairs that  the same excellent policy should  not prevail in public life.   If this  sort of treatment is to become the  fashion what* hope is there for attracting men of ability to offer  their services as parliamentary re- j  presentatives. j  Aside from this feature of  the |  voting the contest  in   the- Kaslo'  constituency was all that could be j  desired.    There were no person-;  alities and   no   mud   slinging    of j  any sort, and amongst the rank i  and  file  of both  parties sunrise  on   the   morning   after   saw   the  same    good   personal   friendship  prevailing as was in existence the  day the date of the election was  announced.    The Review's admonition to keep cool was splendidly  observed, and be the final  result  either in favor of the colonel   or  the ex-speaker there is every indication that Valley citjzens without exception will have no less  merry a Christmas on account of  the recent election.  Gamnaign Falsities  If there is anything to the more  modern saying that "every knock  is a boost" certainly the Creston  Valley got considerable advantageous (?) publicity in the recent  provincial    election.    On    every  likely occasion Conservative orators from Hon. W. J. Bowser down  held  forth  on  the troubles  and  disabilities the soldier settlers at  Lister labor under, and the longer the campaign went the bolder  the opposition leader became, his  worst break coming a few days  before polling when at a Victoria  meeting Mr. Bowser is reported  to have produced a telegram from  Creston which stated that there  wasn't a satisfied soldier farmer  in the whole Lister area.  In view of the fact that the cap-  i ital returned Premier Oliver at  the head of the poll, and also ac-  ' cornmodated two other Liberal  i candidates with substantial maj-  ; critic***-:, it. would look as if Mr.  j Bowser's unfortunate utterance  ; did not get him anywhere, but  j Tlie Review cannot so lightly pass  ! up an editorial paragraph in the  I Fernie Free Press of Nov. 26th  i in the same connection, and which  i reads as follows:  i  i  j '' Oliver shouts: No straw to  j make bricks with, no money  j to build decent roads. He  threw away nearly $300,000  on worthless land at Fernie,  Kelowna   and   Creston,    and  then shouts no money. Why  there is not enough money in  the world to keep him and  his bunch of incompetents going."  The Review is quite prepared to  take the Free Press' word for  it  that worthless land was purchased at Fernie, though at the time  of the purchase we cannot recall  the Free Press making any protest at the proposed purchase, and  even at Kelowna it is possible   a  poor buy was made, but certainly  no government ever made a better investment in land than the  Oliver government in the purchase of the Lister area at $30 and  $35 an acre.  Other people have paid double  that price for land in the   same  neighborhood    and   are   making  good at farming it today.    Incidentally   it   might   be   remarked  that the soldier settler at Lister is'  buying this land with house on it,  five   acres   fenced,   cleared   and  ploughed, and a well dug,    at  a  price per acre that is considerably  less than the same sort of land in  a wild state three miles away is  selling at���������and the soldier farmers have a payroll job available  for any spare time they may have  off their own holdings.  If Mr.  Bowser really believes  "there isn't a satisfied settler at  Lister," or if the Free Press gets  any  satisfaction  out  of its    attempt to misinform the public as  to the excellence of the government's local land purchase,   the  pleasure   is   certainly   all   their*?.  No one in these parts is likely to  share their views, nor be inclined  to the more ardently advance the  interests of a public man who is  not above damning one part of the  province in an attempt to catch  votes in another section.   In polities as well as other causes honesty is the best policy in the loni;  run.  ABOLISH  FINANCIAL  WORRY  PROLONG  YOUR LIFE  n  muni/inn  uutciuuhciii   AiiixiJii t   hill  u\j ii  Gives a larger return for life tV.an is obtainable  from any other form of investment with absolute  security.  Free from Dominion Income Tax.  Any person resident or domi-riled in Canada over  the age of 5 may purchase, to begin at once, or at any  later date desired an Annuity of from $50 to $5,000,  to be paid in monthly or quarterly insta'ments.  Any two persons may purchase joint'y.  Err.p'oyers may purchase for their employees.  Apply to your postmaster, or write, postage free, to S. T. Bastedo,  S\.-j/er.n-**B"5-������nr   of    Annuities,   Ottawa,  for new  booklet   and   other  r\rr,"v^j'i-r.n\ -r-nu'T'-'-]      Mention uri? last birthday.  Domestic Pack  T. M. Edmondson is more firmly convinced than ever that it  pays to advertise. Between his  poem and a couple of half page  advts. in The Review the Lister  win is easily accounted for by him.  For the first time in provincial  election history in these parts, local orators were given a chance  at educating the electorate as to  how they should vote. The Conservative spellbinders had a go at  Sirdar, Wynndel and Canyon  City���������and turned in a majority  at two of the three polls.  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I,i.:|,     il     P   t |���������.    mIiosimi  ������������������inlil*-in.  ,\     liil*l<S     f>j:|-||,*ne*|     j*,    .*.|*.v.iy-     'lie-     11 j ^ I ,���������*���������-������������������. t     ������ 111 a I i t y     1-re-mini llli".  I'e-'rhafe*-    v-.m    hiv-*     -.'i'-h    -1   tfit''   in   lit 11 , t    I'm--   v-**t.'..**e   this  '  'Ve*i-.l III.I*-',' \\   ,'.* ,     .,,.,   '     *,,',)..;    ;*.    ,,,       W,f.-  : 1 ��������� 1 *.**.  Goldsmiths  Silver .mi th*  &  VANCOUVER,   fi.C  mmHmmmmx~mmmmmmmm4mmm~~~t~m  Diamond  Merchants  The arrival of the provincial  tax notices at the various Valley  postoffices on polling day did not  help the Liberal sauce at all. Four  years ago thc late premier Brewster was actually promising to reduce the taxes, but the exigencies  of the great war not only necessitated doubling the rate but also  revising the assessment upward.  When it came to forecasting  how the different sections would  vote honors were about even. Tho  Liberals looked for an evon break  in town and were jtist 55 votes  astray, while at Lister tho major-  il.v of 68 against them was almost  double what, they were allowing  the Tories. On the other hand tho  Listi-rites got, fooled on the voto  ut KitchiMuM', Canyon and possibly RrioUson, though in the latter  place Imlh were disappointed ; tho  Li IMTn Is looked for 11 bigger load  I hero.  CHORLTON'S  TWO-PIECE  Dance Orchestra  t'e,i ('������ei it dry I In in i'^ mid House I'uilies,  Tin ins 'en ii|i|ilie,itii'|' in .I.K.Chnrllnii,  "J'll-teili,   |{ ������',  TO  SAVE  is   EASY  Saving is a most beneficial habit, and an easy  one to acquire.  Place a certain amount of your income in this  Bank at regular intervals. Deposits have a  marvelous way of growing and in a short time  you will have a Savings Account of foiir  figures.  /  198  RIAL BANK  OF CANADA  CRESTON BRANCH,  C. W. ALLEN,  Manager.  will be open from 1.30 to 4 p.m.  (between trains) on TUESDAYS,  TH U RSDAYS and SATU R-  DAYS, commencing Tuesday, 30th  inst., to give service to our Erickson  customers.     It will carry a full line of  FLOUR,  FEED and HAY  s  sowers Union  LIMITED  The quantities are limited, but while the sizes  last you can buy all you require. This  lot of hosiery comprises a recent purchase  PENMAN'S HOSE marked Seconds.  These goods will give as good wear as  first quality goods; slight imperfections  caused by broken needles have been carefully mended. Some ..of these goods are  marked at half-price:  Ladies' Hose, Cashmere finish, sizes 9, 9-i  10, at 75c.  Ladies1 Cashmere Hose, out sizes 9, 9J-, $1.1.5  Ladies' Lisle Hose, sizes 9, 9������, 75c.  Ladies' Black Silk, garter top, sizes 8-J, 9  9������,  10, $1.50.  Chidren's Fine 1-1 rib Cotton Hose, 6, 6������-  7, 7������, 40c.  Children's Flat Knit Cashmere, 6, 6������, 7  7������, 50c. to 65c.  Little   King, in   size  4  only, ribbed, all  wool, at 35c.  FOR- MEN we still  have all  sizes in" Stan-  field's heavy ribbed Shirts and Drawers  at $1.95 per garment.  Greston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  I  A Good-Investment  '"PHE money you save earns interest  A when deposited in our Savings  Department, and both principal and  interest are safe and can be obtained whenever required. Open an  account to-day. ***  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID-UP CAPITAL       -        -        $15,000,000  RESERVE FUND -        .        $15,000,000  CRESTON BRANCH, C. O. Bennett, Manager.  li  Ih.  il *  Ih  -������  i ������..  *Qjr  w  ���������  rrrmmmm -, .*-,  I������  V.'4-  1'*  t-.  I  .*  ,h  ���������-V---  ���������J'-  fa  1*1  a  >  IP  f*  *  THE  CRESTON   BEVIEW  We have just received a shipment of much-wanted piece Silks,  and will be pleased to fill your reqnire-  jnents in this direction.   The following Silks  are now in stock, and others will be to hand in a  few days.      Make   your   selections  early,   while  the  assortment is good.  27-inch Jap Habutai 85c. Yard  We can show you a nice range of shades in this much-  wanted Silk, the following being the most popular :  Sky Blue, Pink, Old   Rose,  Purple  and   Golden  Brown.    These  are  all  27 inches wide,     Q-  at per yard  o5c.  36-inch Black Paillette $3.25 Yard  This is a beautiful quality of Black Paillette, and  comes in the popular 36-inch width, at q������,_ _ ���������  per yard  *p������5������^������5  36-inch Black Chiffon Taffeta  $3*75 Yard  You will find the Chifibn Taffeta a   splendid < silk   to  wear.    Unlike the old taffeta it will not cut, so is  . general favorite for every occasion.  I  Almost  150   citizens  of  Trail  will  play curling this winter. Sixteen new  members joined the club this year.  One   Kaslo   orchard ist   is   offering  third   grade apples at 50 cents a box,  but a nickel a pound is the price for  j squash. v '  The Store  of  Plenty  The Store  of  Quality  The English Church bazaar with sill  the sidelines at Cranbrook last week  realized the rather respectabl.3 sum  of $500.  The Free Press remarks that vacant  houses are so scarce in Fernie that in  order to secure one it is now necessary  to buy one.  In the East Kootenay lumber camps  wages have dropped to $3.50 and $4  a day, and almost two lumberjacks  for every job.  Kaslo gets, a machine gun and a  trench mortar from the war trophies  board for soldiers' memorial decorative purposes.  At   Cranbrook  the   city  council   is  operating a free open air skating rink  for the benefit largely of the juvenile population.  The Kaslo householder who had a  keg of cherry wine stolen on him is  truly lhankfui that haiowe.'en conies  but once a year.  The News claims th;it W. C*. Pound  of Vernon is displaying some Wolf  River Red apples that reduires only  six to till a box.  An effort is being made at Grand  Forks to reyiye the board of tiade iu  that town which has he-'en dead for  about Ave years.  Hans Anderson, was fined $300 and  costs at Cranbrook a few days  ago  for operating an. auto while under the  influence of liquor.  At Penticton membership is free to  the new public library that is being  opened in that town this month.  Books can be changed twice a week.  Cranbrook Roman Catholic bazaar  was good for an intake of $1500 this  year. In addition to all the known  bazaar money-making features a tur-  \rct-iT    av-iTtrvcxv*    -txrcta    aXajv    aj^tlt-trorl T*n     i*YtP  xxxr J        xr t���������^rxrxr. tt ^rxr      m���������xxitr       xrxr���������   ������  *r*0. ������������a       m���������^r  pull  on the wishbone  Dr.  King,  apparently, drew the biggest half.  The Presbyterian Church at Grand  Forks has a surplice choir now. The  innovation, however, is only tolerably  popular with the ladies, who resent  being denied the privilege of effectively displaying the latest creations of  the milliners 'and dressmakers' arts.  The annual thank offering of the  Women's Missionary Society at Cranbrook  last   month   amounted   to    almost $100.   Notwithstanding the high  cost of living this average has    been  maintained for the last three years.  _ x   uasn uusTomers  E. E. L. Dowdney, manager of the  Bank of Montreal at New Denver, appears to have been very accommodating with loans, overdrafts, etc. Before leaving that town to assume the  management of the branch at Rossland, the citizens presented him with  a purse of $225.  The  Dyson   Manufacturing  Co.,  of  Winnipeg are in correspondence with  the authorities at Vernon, looking to  the establishment of a pickle factory  in the metropolis of the    Okanagan.  Provided Vernonites will supply $40,-  000 of capital a $100,000 plant will be  installed.    A fibre box manufacturing  concern also  has designs on Vernon  as a manufacturing location..  It appears to us that CASH  CUSTOMER is placed at.������a considerable disad vantage. We  have decided for the futme to  give our cash customers a discount of 10 Per Cent, off all orders amounting to SI.00 or over,  for Groceries and Soft Goods,  with certain exceptions such as  Flour, Sugar and Tobacco.  And, further, we will allow  our Credit Customers who pay  their accounts before the lOih  of'the month a Discunt of 5 Per  Cent., with the same exceptions.  We     thank    our   friends   for  their   support   during   our  sale  ' and   can   assure   them of clearance   value   and   the same good  service as ever.  Full line of Rubbers just in.  Butterfield & Son  Wynndel  SIS  Itnd Act I msGumsnts  Minimum price of first-class land  reduced to $5 an acre: second-class to  $2.50 an acre.  Pre-emption   now   confined   to   sur  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 foi  five years and make improvements tc  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 tin  paovement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extern ot  $800 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  e>f at least 2 years are rei-uired ^  Pre-emptor holding * Crown grant  may record another pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made  and residence maintained on Crowee  granted land. I  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 1.  acres, may be leased as homesites:  title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.  For grazing and industrial purposes  areas exceeding 640 acres may be  leased 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 roadB may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of  road, not exceeding half of purchase  price, la made.  PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE      GRANTS  m ACT.  The tn-orio of this Act is enlarged to  include All persons Joining and serving with' His Majesty's Forces, The  time within which the heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act la extentieel  from for one yoar from the death of  Huch person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege Is also made retroactive, -f-  No foes relating to pre-emptions art-  due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 20, 1018  Taxes are remitted for five years,  Provision for return of moneys accrued, duo und been paid since August  4, 1014, on account of paymentH, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.  Interest on agreements to purt-ha.-ie  town or city lota held by members of  Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired  dlrcot or Indirect, remitted from en-  limmont to March si, 1920.  8UB-PURCHA8ER8 OF CROWN  ���������LAND8.  'provision made for issuance of  Crown grants to sub-purchaaerp of  Crown' J-.nndB, acquiring righto from  purchasers who failed to complete-  purchase, involving forfeiture, on ful-  hllment of conditions of purchase, interest and taxes, Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price duo and taxes nm*.  be distributed proportionately ovor  whole ������r������a. Applications rni-hi bo  mad* by May 1, J020,  Fernie   has    n   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. Harness  We guarantee satisfaction and  prompt service.    Charges  reasonable.  JOHN JOY  Postoffice Blk.       CRESTON  Shoe Repairing  Men's  Half Soles, $1.25  Women's Half Soles, $1.00  Guaranteed for 6 months.  Alex. Mirabelli  Shoemaker    -  -    CRESTON  GRAZING.  amBlnff   Act.   lflm.   for  Hj*nt**mntlo  uriiBiiiK    'tv-i,     !���������>���������<'.    i.ii        r.ynif?mei e ec  developinont of llveMe.-e|< industry pro-  vldcB  for griielnR  ei;*.tri*-!n   m.d   r;uin*e*  Hdinllll'-tne-lleel'      limit!!      Oinii-nlhMeel.tr  Annual grnilng  -lor-ntm  iHt-uod   buned  on numt'-'ni *A!,^e*il, -,ri'*i Ity tin .siuh--  llnhed    owner**.       Sio-ii-owr-eir**    r������u>  form AKKOi-ti'tltii*--' for i;h*:i> ------tuti*  m-ftiH. Free, e>r puri'iiUy free, *>������*inno  for nettlcrp, cui������)--. rr- or tiuvt-im-, u*.,  to t������n head. *#  Is there any  Meat in  the  House?  This is the Hist <|Uok.  tion Ihat presents itself  to the housewife, if an  unexpected visitor drops,  in for ii lneul. Hut why  worry?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest  Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  Bologna, &c.  ure always to he Im-rl  hero. In mo/its nothing  quite e-pialH 'ShumrooU'  products.  P. BURNS  & GO., Ltd.  Grand Forks council will put in. a  siren fire alarm whistle. It will cost  $650, of which $300 was raised on a  popular subscription.  Fernie is the latest Kootenay town  to   take   steps   to  establish  a  public  library.    The membership fee will be  $2, and the library will consist of 500  volumes.  Grand   Forks  has   reorganized   its  board of trade and gets off to a fresh  start with sixty, members, but a drive  \v:ll be launched" to bring the roll up  to 100, at $5 a head.  Methodist pastor Lee is unable    to  thump   the   pulpit .with   his   wonted  vigor this  month.    Least week while  cranking his Ford car the engine back  fired, breaking his wrist.  The Miner sees the return of great  prosperity to Rossland due to the fa������.t-  that six new telephones were installed last month���������three of which went  into political committee rooms.  There are almost   500    chinks    in  Cranbrook   and   immediater.  vicinity,  and last week a missionary arrived  there   to    commence    operations    at  christianizing the heathen Chinee.  Both the Baptist and Presbyterian  churches at Cranbrook are trying out  new pastors on the principle of a six  months engagement and the promise  of a permanent engagement if satisfactory.  For the first thoue in at least three  years the smelter at Trail has more  applicants for work than it can accomodate. Hitherto the "men wanted"  sign was always on display at the  smelter.  In future instead of using sledges  and dynamite in order to get frozen  ore out of cars the smelter at Trail  will utilize a steam thawing plant big  enough to thaw 30 cars at one and  the same time.  Now that Cranbrook council owns  tho electric light plant, tho natives  are discarding their tallow dips and  coal oil lamps. The electric light superintendent's report for October shows  twenty-seven new users.  Without any sidelines In tho way of  raffles, etc., Cranbrook Methodist Ladles' Aid made about $500 at their  annual bazaar this year. Some brand  new bivalves, howovor, were noticeable in tho oyster soup.  Morally as well as physically the  Fernie Jail Is a decidedly unhealthy  dwelling. A couple of weeks ago a  couple of prisoners had to bo remov-  od to tho city hospital. They woro  suffering from pnouiTionla.  The Vernon News corrects tho report It published a few days ago to  tho effect that Mr. Pound, a local  rinu'.lvnr, had grown some Wolf Itivor  applos, six of which filled a box. Tho  figures should have been 56.  Giv& Something  Useful  The most appreciated Christmas Gift is something  useful���������some article of everyday use, as it were. Sooner or later these are sure to come in handy���������if not already just what your friend was wanting. For the men  we call attention to our stock of  Gillette Safety Razors and Blades  Auto Strop Safety Razors and Blades  Razor Strops and Hones  This is just one of several lines of goods we have  that will make one of those "just what I was wanting''  Christmas remembrances. Not a bit too early, either,  to be attending to this feature of .Christmas shopping.  U  MZ1  ardware & 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.  Hm     Sm    SWCCK������aA TH  Phone SB  Sirdar Ave.  Greston  DOING  ANY  BUILDING  or  FIXING UP  9  We can  supply  Portland  Cement  Lime  Shingles  Lath  Lumber  all sizes and  grades.  anyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED rfttlSa-^irtg-tt^  ^K-o.-f^tj^'^n' 'if ��������� ���������rZr-^"������",",*:jW���������MBi-'smtttX-flltit  *&a~n*6mr~-~-~jqxt#!m~^^  iZm*~n^^mti&  frr  FHE  R  r-  f>  C.  11 ;  fr  THE QUEEN'S HOTEL"  TORONTO  American Plan, $4.00 and up; with bath, $4.50; European Plan, $2.00  and up.  One of the largest and most comfortable Hotels in the Dominion, strict'y first-  class. The Queen's is well-known. 400 rooms, 120 en suite with bath; Jong distance telephone in every room; elegantly furnished throughout ; cuisine and service of  the highest order of excellence. Is within easy reach of railway station, theatre and  shopping districts.       Hotel coaches meet  all  trains.  HENRY WINNETT.  Parliament   and   Legislature  The task of framing' a constitution for the Dominion of Canada was undertaken just at the time when the United States was engaged in 3 life and  death struggle between the States of the North and thc Southern Confe-der-  acy. The war of secession arose out of the issue of States' rights, individual States claiming and asserting their right to the exercise of certain autonomous rights and powers and charging interference and usurpation of those  ���������rights and powers by the Federal authority at Washington.  With the grim results of such a dispute over States' rights before them,  the fathers of the Canadian Confederation deliberately framed a constitution  with the underlying idea of creating a strong and powerful Federal authority, rather than the development of strong Provinces. Consequently, the  constitution of Canada is based on the reverse principle to that which was  -recognized in framing the constitution of the United States.  By the constitution of the- big American republic, all powers not expressly reserved to the Federal Government belong to and arc exercise d by  the respective States; in Canada, on the other hand, all powers not expressly conferred upon the Provinces nre reserved to the Federal Government. This marked difference in the underlying principle of the constitutions of the two countries frequently leads to misunderstanding of the powers and functions of Provincial Governments on the part of new settlers in  this country from across the border. As a result, requests and demands are  made upon Provincial Governments which it is not within their powers  and jurisdiction to grant.  It   is   manifestly   impossible   in    a brief article to attempt even a bare  enumeration   of   the   exclusive   powers   conferred   by    the    British North  America upon the Dominion Parliament, on the one hand, and Provincial j  Legislatures  on   thr* other  hand.       Suffice it  is  to say  that  matters of a|  national character, and those having to do with other countries, as well as  those   which    are    of an interprovincial nature, are reserved exclusively to I  Parliament.      Thes*e include trade and commerce, navigation and shipping,'  both sea coast and inland fisheries, postal services, military, naval and all.  matters   connected    with    national    defence, the criminal law, weights and  measures, banks, banking, currency and coinage, etc., etc.      The Dominion  Parliament has power to raise its revenues in practically any and every way  it chooses, and to levy taxation on all the people, both direct and indirect.  Provincial Legislatures, on the other hand, are restricted to the raising  of money by direct taxation within the Province, the imposition of license  fees, by borrowing on the sole credit of the Province, and through the management of such natural resources or local works and undertakings which  they may possess. In legislation, the Provinces havc jurisdiction over  municipal institutions, incorporation of companies with Provincial objects,  property and civil rights, the administration of justice, and generally all  matters of a merely local or private nature in  the  Province.  In regard to education, the Provinces havc control, subject, however,  to certain restrictions, and in the event of a Province not having respect for  these limitations on its authority, the Dominion Parliament has the right  to interfere and pass remedial legislation correcting an established grievance. This limitation, however, has only to do with the matter of separate  schools and the rights and privileges which by law are enjoyed by Roman  Catholic or Protestant minorities respectively. This restriction upon the  powers of Provinces in the matter of education,'and the dual control provided for in certain contingencies, has bcen the cause of moro bitterness,  friction and strife in Canada, and has been responsible for retarding its development and prosperity to a greater extent, than any onc other thing.  Nevertheless, it must be remembered that unless the compromise, which  this feature of our Constitution contains, had been arrived at, it vvould not  have beer; po-.-!':,!���������?��������� to achieve Confederation in 1867 and probably not at  ttny s-lib.-:; ?<������������������;*.; i-*-:;   ;.-..��������� r I ci.  ;.r'irt.-r.'.:nt and ihe Provincial Legislatures both possess  !*,  r  :.*.;ion  !o agriculture and immigration, but no Act  -.---���������;ic or be in conflict with a Dominion Act.  -���������*������������������ r v.hich legislative and legal differences of opinion  :'.-.-:   Du-ni-iior.  and  the  Provinces is as to ownership  ... e.v,.....s wit]-,in a Province.     A brief history of this  ���������:���������:��������� *..:-.��������� basis of our next article.  Big Increase In Trade.  An incit-ast* ul S31.yl7.l25 is shown  in the ngures.for the grand total of  Canadian trade for October, 1920, as  compared with the same month in  1919. The increase for the seven  months of the fiscal year ending October 31st, 1920, as compared with  the same period last year is $252,147,-  150. In the first seven months of  this fiscal year the total value of the  Canadian trde is $1,511,795,539 as  against 1,359,648,374 for the first seven months in  1919.  North Dakota  Banks Close Down  THE TREASURE  Easily Maintained Through the Use  of  Dr.  W.lliams' Pink Pihs.  There is not a nook or corner in  Canada, in thc cities, the towns, the  villages, on thc farm and in the  mines and lumber camps, where Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills have not been  used, and from one end of the country 10 the other they have brought  back to bread-winners, their wives  and families the splendid treasure of  new health and strength.  You have only to ask your neighbors, and they can tell you of seme  rheumatic or nerve-shattered man,  some suffering woman, ailing youtn  or anaemic girl who owes present  health and strength to Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills- For more than a quarter  of a century these pills have been  known not only in Canada, but  throughout all the world, as a reliable  tonic,   blood-making   medicine.  The wonderful success of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills 'is due to the fact  that thcy go right to the root of the  disease in the blood, and by making  thc vital fluid rich and red strcngihen  every organ and every nerve, thus  driving out disease and pain, and  making weak, despondent people  bright, active and strong. Mr. W. T.  Johnson, one of the best known and  most highly esteemed men in Lunenburg county, N.S., says:���������"1 am a  Provincial Land Surveyor, and am exposed for the greater part of the year  to very hard work travelling through  the forests by day and camping out  by night, and 1 find the only thing  that will keep me up to the mark is  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. When I  leave home for a trip in the woods 1  am as interested in having my supply  of pills as provisions, and on such occasions, I take them regularly. The  result is 1 am always fit. I never  take cold, and can digest a!l kinds of  food such as we have to put up with  hastily cooked in the woods. Having  proved the value of Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills, as a tonic and health builder, I am never without them, and I  lose no opportunity in recommending  them to weak people whom 1 meet."  Dr. _ Williams' Pink Pills should bc  kept in every home, and their occasional use wil! keep the blood pure  and ward off illness. You can get  these pills through any medicine dealer, or by mail at 5U cents a box or six  boxes for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine -Co., Brockville, Ont.  Fifteen    Banks    Have    Now    Shut  Down    Due    to    Depleted  .^Resources.  Bismarck, N.D.���������Three more North  Dakota banks closed their doors late  today, due to depicted resources,  bringing the total of such closures reported here for the past 14 days to 15.  Those shutting down today were the  State Bank of Adrian, the State Bank  of Donnybrook, and the State Bank  of Glenburn, all in Renville ocunty.  Earlier in thc day it was announced that the State Bank of Mohall did  not open for business today. It was  the tenth bank closed.  The State Bank examiner, C. E.  Loftus, announced that no receivers  are being named for the closed banks,  but an officer-of each bank has b^een  named a special deputy examiner to  have charge of the institution. Loftus  said he expected many of. the banks  would reopen when thc financial  stringency was past.  Officials of the Bank of North Dakota arranged today to meet with a  committee of nine bankers, appointed at a conference yesterday of bankers and county officials held in Man-  dan. Bankers expect to give thc  Bank of North Dakota assurance  that county officials will not make  heavy demands on thc State bank  for funds when the law permitting  the withdrawal of public funds from  the bank becomes effective on December 21.  Sweet and palatable, Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator is acceptable to children, and it does its  work surely and promptly.  Sold.ers As Farmers.  According  to official  records 4,885  acres of new land have been brought  under  cultivation   by  soldier settlers  in British Columbia,  Minard's Liniment For Diphtheria.  Even a weak woman can put up a  strong bluff.  =ff  Value Of Canad.au Grain.  The value ������f the five principal field  grains in 1920 grown in Canada is  estimated at more than $900,000,000.  5-S*  LET "DANDERINE*  BEAUTIFY HAIR  Girls!   Have a mass of longB  Stuck, gleamy hair  %ftm*^-f-9-m. GranuSafed ������yeii<89,  Jj   llllf Eyei inflamed by espo-  Eyes 1  sure to Sag, Daif sod Wing  luickly relieved by Marias  yeSemedy. No Smarting  just  Ey������ Comfort.     At  Vour Druggist* er by mail 60c per Bouta,  Foi Booh ol Ibe fye free write t-t~  ftgus-lae ������sre Reese-is? ������������*������ CSsScag-g**  Let "Danderine" save your hair and  double its beauty. You can have lots  of long, thick, strong, lustrous hair.  Don't let it stay lifeless: thin, scraggly  or fading. Bring back its color, vigor  and  vitality.  Get a 35-cent bottle of delightful  ^''Danderine" at any drug or toilet  counter to freshen your scalp; chf-ck  dandruff and falling hair. Your hair  needs this stimulating tonic, then its  life, color, brightness and abundance  \vill  return���������Hurry 1  MOTHER!  "California Syrup of Figs**  Child's Best Laxative  i ;:���������;��������� ...> jjj: . o*  po-vcr to : ...���������**-  ;..*.-  of Z-.  '���������'"������������������ - :  O,  000  Out of   Work  '.    * *-������������������;*.���������    \v.���������"*,������   p-it  1.-,,! La  A~t. :  ; .->   ��������� ;������������������ r ���������  7    ,"'**-.  Arc  Gamblers.  ;     ���������':-���������?���������:,  p.-  I! V '*���������    -,!  . pain-  ���������LJiX.P-r>,  p.- :������������������-,  ** * -       *   " f.  1.1  1  .     .   r.   .  H :--. .-* 1    h  r\. ���������*,*:���������*  fo ���������.,..-���������,���������!  V/ir,  atat'-T*  an*-',   i*.  71   ��������� ,* 1 <"*.  1,000 Miles of Forest Per Annum.  T.ie newspapers of the United  State's and Canada consume 2,150.000  tons of newsprint annually. Stated  in tliis way it probably conveys little  in fern-ai ion to you respecting the effect upon onr forests. You will better appreciate*-* the situation when I  jn say iha 1 it represents the denudation  ,?.v ! of th-. mature trees on an area of 1,000  .*,,. -eniiii-e: liiiles of forest land each and  .'y I'V'-ry y< ar. This will give yon an  .,,,, i idea of the enormous inroads that  :....' ������������������/���������������������������.���������'.*,**i'���������-���������������������������,i* 1 .-���������*,-i-*iufa*-turine** is making  upon l'm,** forests o. North America.-���������  ):\; 1-,'������������������'* VYliir,- in add ess to the Van-  cou'/e-r   Rotary  Club.  A  poor man   is  one who gets  the  money by earning it.  Miiiard's Liniment For Colds, Etc.  ' Railway To Timber Limits.  The Mann Corporation of Chicago,  111., a subsidiary of the Decring Plow  Company, has awarded contracts to  thc Western Construction Company  of Vancouver, for thc building of  eight miles of logging railway in the  Lillooct River district. When the  railway is completed it i. estimated  that 900.000,000 feet of commercial  timber will bc made accessible.  CASCARETS  "They Work while yea Sleep'  ���������rttsrv"  Do you feel all tangled up���������bilious, constipated, headachy, nervous,  full of cold? Take Cascarets tonight  for your liver and bowels to straighten you out by morning. W;ke up  with head clear, stomach right, breath  sweet and feeling fine. No griping,  no inconvenience. Children love  Cascarets too.      10, 25, 50 cents.  Accept "Califoinia" Syrup of Figs  only���������look for the name California on  the package, then you are sure your  child is having the. best and most  harmless physic for the 'ittle stomach, liver and bowels, Children Jove  its fruity taste. Full directions ou  each bott\je. You must say "California."  ���������Mrs  rsrrs-  f������a  xsattm  P1.9  '!'������������������*,!���������.  ���������i will  ���������hi'Mi'  n  Phone Ter.13.  \f\i'\i':\i il-.i-       i y<,  i**:<!   ..  ���������n  ���������>:;*J.-i-*  ''i'hiri  v  *.v i: n  ,ru-,;\] j      It has been estimated that steamers  a],.';* ry I \ra    20    p������r    cent, safer than  sailing  :   ���������;< nr. I ���������- '������������������:-.  * l������i.  '..XX8B.  " When you eat let it be the Best"  WAC5TAFFE'S~I  Pineapple Marmalade  Celebrated Bramble Jelly  Ginger Marmalade  A������������    Cfveat   Ai't'i.ri/rnr,  fsrjw.r.rs its oh.ver pani  ifcstcYoMi* Qroc-ev for "flirt m  'Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlenv n.���������Last winter I received  pre at benefit from the use of MINARD'S LIN1MKNT in a severe- attack of Lii Grippe, and 1 hav? frequently proved it to be .very effective  in cases of Inflammation.  Yours.  W. A.HUTCHINSON.  Heaver Farm in Albrrta.  Two beaver farms are operated ?n  Alberta. I<\ F. Pa 1 kin.son, of F-clfjer-  te-in .has onr .and F W. Paisley, of  T.-irnmbe, ]i:\-* Hie ntlier. F.d?;crton  has 100 animals on his laud.  ONLY TABLETS MARKED  "BAYER"  ARE  ASPIRIN  Not Aspirin at All without the "Bayer Cross"-  Che������npr������-,t  of ;*11   OT;.���������Consielcnmr  I -h- ���������_'���������.-*;������������������, ������������������ .,f }A T!--,,.i:*V lMe-e-lri.*  - ������i' it I'- the' rhe'.'ip-.M of till preparation-    e,MVr"il    to    ll,       piiblieV I '    i*.   le)  In*  funnel in cve'iy  ein:-' store in  C'rin-  ael.i    fieim   e-i'i*.;*    fn   ,*,.,*".|    ;u>d   ;iU   (*(ini|-  t' v uii'i e-leaiiK 1 ci'p '���������!. (nr '.ale. So,  b'lii*.' i.i-ilv j,io,*,|, ,|,|,, -,im| rxtrrnif*-  '���������������������������   r* o*'' ' ���������.������*,    i'    .,*;,,. _  ,-,,  ,,,-(.  slioulel  be'    uitlleillt    :i    |io|t!������*    e.f   it.  W.    N.    U.    134*?  The mame f,Hnyer" ielentiflen tlio  only f/enuino AHjiirin,���������tho Anpirin  pre-ncrilieel by phyr-iriani* for over tiine-  tee-n yearn iniil now made in Canada.  Alwuyn buy nn unbroken nael:n*uft  of "JJaynr Tilbluta of Aspirin'' which  contain!* pTopcr dlr-nclionn feir Colelfl,  Headache, Tootliaelio, Karneho, Neuralgia, Lumlmu-o, KhoiuuutiRin, Neuri-  t.in. Joint l'alnn, and Pain penor.-tlly.  Tin boxen of Iti tablet* eoflt but.  a few contH.   l^irRor "Uayer" paddi'ie**-!.  Tlicro is only ono Aspirin���������"Bayer"���������Yon nmst Bay "Buyer"  A-iplrlr)  In the*   Irflito liiuele   "-reK'e-te're-el  In   CllI)IIetII>   of TlnviT MnmiflteMurej eif  Me-r.e-..  nre'il. le'ia.'Hler  of   *Hnlle*Vlli'j|e'|el.     While*   It   I*   We'll   known   t tint    AM'Irln   mei-ann   llliveer  ������*i*i-nu''u*������i-r**   10 ���������������������������"������������������m ih'.- ;,e*i,!!c t'lTsiltiri  ImUnMono,  thc TnliirtB of Uuj-er Comyttny  vill bo uuimpod with Uitelr gcnoral u������U������ murk, Uw "������������yer Crow*,"  i?r"  f.'K  .������T  'W  ���������i,ii!^:-j'::.'/ll't:-'AVL,i^L'ji-Jinfc  !.,.���������������. HfchUtJl.* *������������������"���������-��������� ���������*-���������- 0aa" t.A^xmltt0Ml4t*il4X..*kAXSUMiMLA*M*mxMUh* SOT!     REVIEW,'     CRESTOK,  Hi  /V  /���������% p  if-1  X  *.  I  -t  i/'iM  Jl  "'I  *i   I  B4  ,t -  From  the   Diary   of  A  Hudson's  13ay  Clerk in tlie  Seventies  PASSING THE  SPFING OUT^      ~*  By  O-GS-MAS-ES  (Little Clerk).  Manitoba May Evoke  Aid ot Supreme Court  (Copyrighted)  My last article ended with the death  of Wen-di-go, that notorious Bolshevik amongst train dogs.  The   -Pas    itself    has now become  well-known as about the centre of one  of the: biggest muskrat swamps in the  west, and rats mean minks, but for  fine fur such us martens, fisher, lynx  and bear, the bulk of these were secured at thc Mountain- (Pasquki  Hills) and here two bands of Indians  divided th-^ country into hunting  grounds. One. of lhe.se was headed  by O-sow-usk, who was on friendly  terms with thc Company (note that  when Company is written it always  means the Hudson's Bay Co.) and  most of whose followers were Christianized. The other band had for a  leader Ki-say-the-nish, and thcy were  all still Pagans, but mighty hunters  before thc Lord, like Nimrod of old.  They were on bad terms .with the  Company at that time and had a resident free-trader living with them  named" Daniel,  from   Red  River.  I tackled the Chief late one night,  after our usual chess game, "to let me  pass the spring out at thc .Mountain,  and held forth as a bait the prospect  of reconciliation with Ki-say-the-nish.  Finally 1 obtained h.s consult, but he  ���������insisted that I take an old and experienced voyager with me in whom he  placed great confidence, but whom I  did not care for���������one, Pierre Marcel-  lais, a French half-breed.  The plan was that vve were to leave  'The     Pas    about  the 20th  of  March  ���������with  two  trains  of  dogs  and  part  or  the outfit, the dogs to continue hauling as long as sleighing    was- good.  Then wc were  to  get two birch-bark  canoes  built   up   there  and   return   to  Thc  Pas about thc end of May when  the fur season ended.      In the meantime   1   had   to   work  doubly   hard  at  thosc district accounts.      My, but the  time dragged, but at last the day for  departure came and wc made a start,  camping  at   Birch    River   that   night.  Next day we reached O-sow-usk.camp  in good time.      Thc    old    man     was  benevolent   and   kind   and   felt   very  flattered  to  have  a  Company's   clerk  camped  beside   him.       H*>  sty-cd   mc  Noo-sis-im (or Grandsoii), fllij I called    hiin    .Moo-choom  (Grandfather).  We   had  a   leather     tepee     made     of  smoked   caribou   skins   from   Lac   du  Brocket.        Fresh   spruce   brush   was  constantly put down in thc tent for a  carpet.      Our trading goods were all  piled at  the back, but edible? had to  be staged h.ghcr  than     Hainan,    for  train dogs arc omniverous as well as  carnivorous._     Next day I sent  Pierre  and an Indian bov back for two more  Fortunately I had a long tail | thal  Coun  Procedings appear  to be  the only method left to secure control of provincial resources from the  Dominion  Government.  Slrength ������i Cur Canadian  ankiitg System  grounds and would only come in on  the last ice, so 1 did not intend tackling them until open water. Thc first  geese were just arriving from the  south, and everyone was longing for  a taste of fresh game after the eternal j  fish diet, when 1 met with a nasty accident. I took my dogs and old  Moo-choom for company and visited  a camp some few miles away. The  winter trail cut straight across country, but ice on the rivers was now  bad and in fact gone out in some  cases, and one had to be careful and  make detours when necessary. At  onc of these place, s the dogs bolted  down the winter trail in spite of my  yelling "cha, cha;" at the top of my  voice.  line    trailing    of    buffalo    raw    hide,  which 1 at once grabbed.      About the  middle of the Man River the ice gave  way and thc elogs broke through.      1,  in   the  meantime,, was  keeping  along  the firmer ice on thc side and but for  a   hang.ng   tree   which   was  partly  in  the     water    we    might    have    come  through   all   right.       The   first   dogs  went  under,  but  the  steer  dog   (Mo-  kose, who was    always    in    trouble)  stuck his head up and the force of thc  current   pinned   him   there.       As   the  tree was rising and falling, it  looked  as  if  all  the  dogs  would  drown.       I  started    in    to    try and clean  up thc  mess,  the old  Indian  praying for  me  to    be    careful.       When   I   got  close  enough  to   Mo-kose  I  made a  smash  at his head with my fist.    ' He dodged  and   I   struck  the  collar irons  at   thc  back of his  neck    anel    drove    them  nearly through my hand.    This cleared  the dogs all  right and  away  they  went   down   stream.       Just   then   the  bottom   ice   I   was   standing  on   gave  way, and  I went down, and but for a  knot  in  the   tail-line it     would     have-  been all day for me, anel I would have  gone   under   the   ice.       By   this   time  the   dogs   hael   reached   firm   ice   and  struggled out, assisted by the  Indian,  anel their steaely vv; ight pull  el  mc to  safety.      My hand swelled badly (the  right one) and I  was ,n great distress  for  fear it  would    stop     my     goose-  shooting. Here    is     where     Moo-  choom came in, for when we got back-  to  camp  he   took   full  charge   of  the  treatment,   and   in   a   week   I   was   as  well as ever.      Daily a fine powder of  some precious root was applied to the  wound, while I had to drink freely of  a   decoction   of   thc   same.       Naturally the medicine man had to be compensated.  This    was    about    thc  last  of  the  sleighing, and indeed wc all were de-  ightod  lo see  winter slowly  relaxing  ear  Hon.    Edward    Brown,    Provincial  Treasurer of Manitoba, who declares  1 its  grasp  on   the land.       I     made    a  loads  and   1   fe-usicd  myself calling  at , sl.mj ;uul put up SOJ���������0 gooso decoys.  This was at thc mouth    of    a    small  thc.    various    camps,    trading    where  possible and hunting between times.  Most    of    thc Ki-say-the-nish band  were still  far out on  their wintering  One Great Essential  To a Woman's Health  x Is Her l\erves  creek where a little pond of open  water hael formed. My best hunt  was five in hand one day out of s-ven  knocked down, but I had a glorious  vi> w of a large Arctic swan. It was  evidently the male bird, who settled  in tbe pond only sonic thirty yards  or so from my stand. Such a handsome creature and so graceful, and  what a neck and plumage. I was  much too interested watching him to  think of shooting and finally away he  It  appears his  mate h  -?���������  be-en  Nature    intended    women    to    be  etiong, healthy and happy as the day! went.  is   long,   instead   of   being   sick   and   si10t that day by onc of the  Indians  n;X .wn*';���������y"he,rv\vi;ov! **���������������,"<������ *������������>- ������������������������������������������-���������������������������>������������������. ������������������  nervous    system    is unstrung.      The   has b. en a matter of great satisfaction  trouble is thoy pay more attention to: to me ever since th-'.t I spared hir. life,  their social and house-hold duties than)     To  Bc Continued In  Next Issue,  they   do   to   their   benl'h.     Is   it   any,  wonder   then   that   they   become  irrit  .able  and   nervous,  have  hot   flushes.   Manitcba Farmers Ind pendent P.vty  faint and dizzy spells, smothering anel       ....     . ..,      n  . .        .     .        .  sinking spells,' become weak and ner- V\ innipcR.-Wm. Robson, leader of  vous, and everything in life becomes, the Farmers' Party in thc Provincial  dark and  gloomy. ��������� Legislature   in   a   statement    to   Thc  ���������i,Ml,Vi,Jn^������Vl0rj"tM,*id N-frVe Pi'!?nr,e Tribune, claims that he was "entire-  thc  very  remedy  thai  nervous, tirrd-,,       . ,.,        .. ,      ..     ,  out,   weary   women   need   to   reMore   ly misquoted*  ou November 22. when  them to the blessings o: good h'-ahh.-he was reported as having said that  Mrs. P. H. Ryan. Sand Point. N.S..   he and his prmy hn(\ aKreed  to snp-  wntcs:   'I  nave b-en a great  sufferer ,     ..      . ' .   .  from nerve.troubles. I was so weak Porl tllc ���������Norris Government for onc  and nervous I eou'd not sleep at sight   year.  nnd my appetite was very poor. I| x^c Farmers' Party in thc Legis-  conld not walk arms*; the floor without trembling. I had hot flushes and  faintinc spells. When I w������ts on mv  ���������ccond box of Miiburn's Heart and  Nerve l'ills, I began lo feel better and  Stability Is Shown In Time Of Stress  And Strain.  During the past few days no less  than fifteen banks have been closed  in the adjoining state ef N'orth Dakota.  The suspension of these institutions has created in the districts they  served an amount of trouble and  loss, which business men will readily appreciate.  It may be pointed out that if the  UniterJ States had thc "Canadian sys-  ti-m of banking, which is the British  system, developed to its greatest perfection in Scotland, these failures  would not have occurred.  Manitoba is not.as rich a territory  as North Dakota, it was settled at a  later time, it is supposed to have in  its rurai districts less accumulated  wealth, but in Manitoba there havc  been no bank failures, and there will  not be any. AU the institutions in  tbis area are functioning as usual.  The Ignited States is thc richest  nation in the world anel it has the  greatest gold reserve of any nation  in the world. In spite of these facts  all these banks are ^osed.  All human institutions have their  imp rfections and the Canadian  banking system, without doubt, bas  its imperfections. At thc present  time the- gooel point of thc system is  in "the limelight in a remarkable way.  If some of the managers of branch  lines in thc west would tcl' what  they know at the present time, they  would con firm what is written here  in an astonishing way.  At thc present moment at many  western branches deposits arc very  much .less than it was anticipated  they would be at this time, and loans  are very much higher. The difference  between ihe real position and the  position which was expected amounts  to hundreds- of thousands of dollars,  even  in  smaller offices.  If these; offices were dependent  banks, they vvould be compelled to  close, just as thc offices in North  Dakota have had to close.  Under thc conditions which exist  in Canadian banking, funds pour in  from offices in remote parts of thc  country, all demands arc met, re-  t|U,r incuts are supplied, funds arc  furnished, and the great economic  machine is kept   running smoothly,  In thc time of st ess and strain  there is obvious strength and stability in a great scries of offices across  a continent, all link d tp iu one  manag.nient, ..with resources available to any office in time ai need.  Unemployment Among  Veterans increasing  Situation  Is Becoming Very Ssrious  t      According to G.W.V.A.  Ottawa.���������Telegraphic reports received by the Dominion headquarters  of the G.W.V.A. indicate that unemployment among returned men is becoming serious. The worst reports  come from the west, Toronto and-  Montreal. In thc industrial centres  of the Maritime Provinces, apparently the situation is not so bad.  From Regina a report is to hand  that married men arc on the verge of  starvation^ and that thc association  funds arc low.  Edmonton reports that single men,  following harvesting and threshing,  are drifting in from all parts- of Alberta, looking for employment.  Vancouver reports the unemployment situation as very serious, as  docs Toronto.  In 'Winnipeg, according to G.W.V.A. advices, men with minor disabilities especially are finding great difficulty in securing work, as they are  not able to do heavy manual labor.  From Montreal comes.word that  the situation, although bad now, is  going to bc much worse, as a number of large companies arc being  forced to lay off men.  The situation is one which has already been taken up at a conference,  between G.W.V.A. officials and the  Prime Minister when, it is under-  stood, assurance was given that  everything possible would bc done by  the Government.  Loneion.���������Persons to ;!;c number  of 673 have been killed or wounded  in Ireland up to November 27 of the  'pres'.'nt year by anti-Government elements, according to a statement issued by the Home Office. The deaths  do not include 20 persons ki'led in  Londonderry and 62 in Belfast dur-~"  ing the." summer rioting, nor 15 cadets  killed in the Kilmichael ambuscade.  The statement says that 151 policemen havc been killed and 230 wounded, that -47 soldiers have met with  death and 103 wounded. Civilians to  the number of 41 have been killed and  10 wounded.  Sixty-seven court houses and 528  police barracks have been destroyed  aud of the latter 161 damaged. There  havc been S30 raids on mails and 45  raids on coastguard stations and  lighthouses. In addition to these,  there has been 2,961 raids made for  arms.  Another statement says the arrests  in Inland averaged considerably  over 100 weekly. During the last  three weeks of November, 406 persons were taken into custody for  political offenses, including 169 during the last week of the month.  Lcrndon Bank Robbery.  London, Ont.���������London experienced  its first bank robbery when armed  and masked bandits held up the South  London branch of thc Aierchants  Bank. The thieves secured $700 and  made their escape in a high-powered  motor car.  The manager and teller were  backvd against the wall. Th*- police  started in pursuit immediately* after  being notified of the robb.ry.  Date Not Yet Set For Conference.  Ottawa.���������The Prime Minister has  not, as yet, fixed a date for the conference between thc Dominion Government anel a d. legation representing the western provinces, with reference to the control of the natural resources of the west. A request has  been received at the Prime Minister's  office that a date be set for such a  conference anel the matter is now under consideration. It is understood  that all three prairie provinces will  bc represented on the delegation  which will come east to interview the  Government.  Baron Desborough Dead.  London.���������Baron    Desborough   died  suddenly while making a speech at a  dinner at   Birmingham,  according  to  the London Times.  Dutch Cabinet" Has Resigned.  London.���������The Dutch cabinet has  resigned as a re-suit of the second  chamber of parliament rejecting the  Government's proposal for high salaries for teachers, says a despatch to  the Central News from The Hague.  Saskatchewan's 17,190 Harvesters.  Rcgina, Sask.���������A return in thc pro--  vitnial legislature showed that during'-  the harvest season 17,190 harvesters  were brought  into   Saskatchewan.  laturc    would    continue  independence, hc said.  its absolute  Rumanian Roads Leased to Britishers  Loudon.���������Negotiations have bf-en  perfected for thc lease of the Rumanian State Railways lo a British syndicate for 25 ycars, according to dispatches from Bucharest. The syndicate will supplement the present  rolling stock with Brjtish material,  thc dispatches add.  <lA gift  he will appreciate  Itept on until I had used six boxes,  when I felt like a different person. T  am never without them in the house  and recommend thcin to all who suTer  with  their nerves.  Price  50c  a  box  at  all  dealers or1 joint auspices of the    N  *?ri,fi dM-ik  ~H  ?ririt;0f-.I>r'CVby. search  Council and    the  The  T.   Milburn  Co,,  Limited,  Tor-1  Alberta Coal Tests.  Edmonton.���������Alberta coal tests covering a wide range of    scientific    research   will   be   taken   up   unVier  thc  National    Rc-  Uuivcr-sity  D'Annunizo Declares War On Italy.  London.���������Gabrhlc D'Annunizo, in  command of the insurgents at Fiume,  has declared war on Italy, according  to a Milan dispatch to the London  Times. Thc state of war is declared  from Dec, 3.  TsJO matter what kind of a  ���������*���������* razo-y a rvian uses now, he  will welcome and enjoy the  clean shaves he will get from  hls..AutoCtrcp Razor.  He will like vhe self-stropninj  device thr.t civca hir.i a frcc'.i  new   shaving   ed-jc   each  day;  ir.-j it apart; above all, he will  be apt to boast of the way in  which the AutoStrop blade removes his tough, barbed-wire  bsard (and he's secretly proud  of that, you lmow) without the  slijhtcst pull or irritation.  Every day of his life he will  htve reason to be grateful for  onto, Ont.  1 next? year.  W.   N.   U.   1345  he'll be Rlsd cf the simplicity hi3 AutoStrop Razor ��������� a gra-  that enables him to cle-.n his clous and continual reminder  AutoStrop Razor without tak-    of your thoujjhtfulness.  ������������������sharpens itself  On tales at all ilrutr, Jewelry nnd hnrelwarc store-i, the AotoStrop  Rnfcty Itncor In prii:ej ot t"> and up, t<-r rxxor, ttrop -and 12  blade*.   Sold -always And everywhere with a mtmc><b--,ck tru������r*nte*-e.  AUTOSTROP SAFETY RAZOR CO., LIMITED  AUTOSTROP BUILDING, TORONTO. CANADA  Ot Rat-ors, Slrtpr, Blades, etc, hsrtcflet manufactured by ut tr* shall apply tkt trxi. mtn-t  " Valet" in adJUi'xtn to l.'ut triple marh"A.te?:r������p" as an ~d2i:tei~l indiccl'.*-! Ihat tkty art tSi  genuine jr. dusts nf the AutoStrop S-Jety tia:cr Co., UmittJ, Tcrento, Cmada. A^M-'tf-tW-I'*-***^**^-^  JSSsSSSKs'*^^  ���������asa-saw-ia-ja^^  ^itt^MsMaftsa.*^  * "9  THE  CBESTC*   BEVIEW  Local and Personal  C. O. Rodgers left on Sunday on a.  business trip to Nelson.  Birth���������On   Dec.   6th, tp   Mr.  and  Mrs. John Huscroft. a son.  stoye.  -One heater and one cook  Apply Jonsen, Brickson.  Birth���������On December 9th, to Mr.  and Mrs. P. H. Pearce, a daughter.  Birth���������On Dec. 3rd. to Mr and  Mrs. Osnian Arrowsmith, a daughter.  The ladies are again reminded of the  Women's Institute annual meeting in  Speer's Hall at 3 p,m. this (Friday)  afternoon. A large turnout is looked  for.  Sub-lot 54, containing 320 acres, on  Arrow Creek, is for- sale at $10 per  acre, or will sell north or south half,  Address owner, W. K. Esling, Rossland.  BRING IN YOUR  for  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 & Supply  ft. S. BEVAN, Prop.  For Sale���������One-man wood sawing  outfit, cheap for quick sale. O, Olson,  Creston.  Mrs. J. B. Kennedy left this' week  for Slocan City, where she expects to  make her home for the next few  months.  Have your Christmas flowers made  early, See sample and leave orders at  the drugstore.  For Sale���������Dairy Jersey-Shorthorn  yearling heifer, $40 cash. Chas.  Moore, Creston.  Mrs. Cha6. Moore left the latter  part of the week on a visit with  friends ih Nelson.  For Sale���������One White Leghorn  cockerel, took first prize at fall fail*.  $3,   Mrs. M. B. Long, Creston.  Mr. and Mrs. James Cook wera  visitors with Nelson friends a few  days the early part of the week.  Miss A. Doyle of the Staples Fruit  Company left on Friday on an extended visit with her parents at Nelson.  For Sale���������Cayuse, used to light  farming, or will exchange for poultry.  Phone or write A. H.Pigott, Wynndel,  Dressmaking and Sewing of all kinds  done.by Mrs. Pettigiew, living in Palmer house, two doors up street from  millinery store.  Mrs, H. Crosthwait and son, Irwin,  left early this week for Montreal,  where she will spend the next few  weeks visiting at the old home.  Sub-lot 54, containing 320 acres, on  Arrow Creek, is for sale at $10 per  acre, or will sell north or south half.  Address owner, W. K. Esling. Rossland. B.C.  A Chrysanthemum Tea and  sale of  home oooking is announced foi- Saturday, Dec.   18th,  from 2 to 6 p.m^, in  Speers' Hall,   under Methodist Ladies'  Aid auspices.  J, R. Stanton, who has had the Dr.  Cartwright ranch under lease the past  season, has gone to Grand Forks,  where he has taken possession of an  eight-acre ranch of his own.  Hunters have just another week to  to secure their quota of geese and  ducks, the sewson for tnese bh-ds closing on the 18th. Up to the present the  the kill of these has been much lighter than last year.  The Grand, ^Creston's palatial new  theatre will  be open for the first time  GIFTS THAT PLEASE I  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.     We list numerous articles  below as a possible hint or reminder:  Toys  Breetors, 1.50 -lo $6.00. '  Electrical Sets, 2.50 to $3.75.  Boll's Carriages. Cabs and Go Carts.  Doll's Cradles from 35c. to $6,50.  Wheelbarrows, 50c. to $2.50.  ARC Blackboards complete.  Dolls from 10c. each to $10.00.  Child's Sets of Dishes, 25c. to $5 00.  Teddy Bears, 35c. to $4.00.  Toy Guns;and Pistols, 15c. to $2.50.  Mechanical Toys'of ail descriptions.  Celluloid Dolls and Animals.  Trains. Iron Toys, Furniture, and other  too numerous to mention.  Fancy Goods  Ivory Goods of all kinds���������100 different  pieees to choose from, at all prices,  A walk through our store will suggest dozens of ideas for gift giving.    Stocks in every department are at their best, and gift-buying could uot be done under better conditions.  Stocks are not disarranged or depleted, and the spirit of Christmas is every where.  Silver Casseroles and Pyrex.  English Cut Glass.  Silver and Platinoid Photo Frames.  Carving Sets, Travelling Cases.  Perfume, Cuticle Sets, Shaving Sets.  Souvenir Leather Goods.  Silverware of all kinds.  Safety Razor Sets.  Pipes and Cigar Cases.  Books  Boys' Own Annual, Chums,  Cassell's Annuals.  Boys' and Girls' Books of all descriptions  Children's Toy Books.  Fountain Pens  Fancy Stationery.  Christmas Cards.  This season we have a~ larger range of Christmas Gifts  than ever before, but we are specially proud of  our line of  Ladies' Handkerchiefs in Silk  Linen and Cotton  Some other suggestions:  For Ladies' & Girls  Silk Waists  Silk Hose  Silk and Linen Hai dkerchiefs  in fancy Xmas, Boxes.  Slippers..  Spat*  Ladies' Handkerchiefs in  leaf  folders  Gloves.  Silk Collars  Camisoles.  For Men and Boys  Silk Shirts  Silk Ties in four-in hand and  knitted designs.  Silk Hose  Silk Collars  Neck Mufflers  Fancy Arm Bands  We have the best ever range  of Men's Silk Ties in  Xmas. Boxes that has  ever come into Creston.  If you are lonking for the best inspect onr stock  before buying elsewhere  MAWSON   BROTHERS  Better Service General Merchants* Lower Prices  UP-GRADES  ���������iren't apt to worry the owner of a  good oar so much as the np-kef-p.  iM-'-d-  Sooner or later repairs  ���������<d.    Then it isn't  se������ nn  .���������onuidei- the first cost  done as it is to have the  tt re n  ope  of the work  Auto Repairing  done right ���������-durahlf*- materials nse-J  and the job done under-itandingly,  to last* and give satisfaction,  Our  right.  (���������barges  Try us.  are   fail, onr work  CRESTON SERVICE GARAGE  LIDGATE BROS.  PHONE BI  to-morrow nignt, when Manager Rodgers has booked a series of films that  will mske a fitting opening for his stylish new playhouse.  A meeting is railed for Thursday  next, in Speers Hall, at 8.30 p.m. for  the purpose, of reorganising the Valley's Pish and Game Protective Association. All hunters and fishermen ai-e  urged to be present.  The Valley had its first fall of snow  on Tuesday morning. There was about  a sixteenth of an inch of it. Sunday  night saw the end of the rainy weather that had prevailed almost since the  middle of November.  Miss Elsie Hendren, who is with the  Dominion Telegraph and Telephone  system at Ves-nun, arriyed home on  Monday, due to serious illness of her  sister, Blanche, who is laid up with  inflammatory rheumatism.  Members of the Presbyterian  Church will vote on Sunday on the  election of four members to constitute  the session of the local congregation.  Ballots can he presented at either  morning or evening service.  E. C. Hunt of Nelson, who supervises horticultural work in the Kootenay  was a visitor here on Tuesday. He  states that the usual classes in packing  and pruning will be. held early in the  year if sufficient -pupils are forthcoming.  The Presbyterian ladies aid have  their annual bazar to-morrow afternoon in Speer's Hall, the features of  which will be the sale of plain and  fancy needlework, home cooking and  candy. Afternoon tea, of course will  be seryed.  Flour continues to drop in price,  early in the week the heat brands being quoted at $5.75. However, it has  stiil some distance, to travel to reach  the 1014 level. The year before the  war these same brands were selling at  $3 for 08's,  Much sympathy is felt for Mr. und  Mrs. A. N. Couling in the death on  Thursday last of their two-months'  old son, Leonard, who passed away  the day previous after n short illness.  The funeral was to Creston Cemetery  on Friday afternoon.  The Deoemher meeting of, the  Creston Board of Trade- is called for  Tuesday night, and an it is the last  meeting of the year it is hoped there  will be ii full turnout. The report on  the Arrow Creek irrigation system  will he laid on tho table,  In our tabulated statement of the  voting at Valley points lust week we  were nvei.generous in recording the  vote of (/'ol. Linter at tho Reclamation  Farm poll. We gave the figures uk  Lister 17 and Keen 11. Tno item should  haye read Keen 1.1, Lister 7.  Mont every resident in Creston got  at least one letter on election day, tho  annual tsx nntlces coming to hand on  on December Int. The rates are tho  wi nm as last vour. the $0000 for school  purposeM let-uiHug a li-vy of 12? iiiIIIh,  while the pi-ovinei-*) taxes are the old  reliable 10 mills.  II. S. MeCVeath is unloading another  enrof coal this werk,  the lateHt ship.  To the Electors of Z~:y  Kaslo Riding;  Please accept my sincere  thanks for your support in the  late election.  If, after the finai count, I  am still elected as your representative at Victoria, I again  assure you that I will do my  best for the Province as a  whole, and the Kaslo riding in  particular.  Yours faithfuily,  FRED LISTER.  Camp Lister. B.C.  0-%-oZS. 1920.  our readers know anything of the  missing man will they be good enough  to communicate with Mr. Vaehon.  The largest communion service ever  recorded in Creston Methodist Church  was on Sunday night when in addit-  ition to the old members 1*4 new ones  xyere received on presentation of certi  ffcates, and 0 were added by profession of faith, making a total of 56  communicants. Evangelist Roper was  in* charge of the service, leaving on  Monday for the coast after spending  a month in the Valley holding special  meetings,  "J. A. P. Crompton has vacancy for~a  few pupils in singing.  Manager Rodgers announces that he  will have the usual masquerade ball ou  New Year's eve.v'  ment being the well-known Gait article from Lethbridge, Alta., and  which is retailing at a little better  than $12 a ton. This ear brings Creston's purchase of coal 6o f-ir this winter up to just over 250 tons.  November was rather quiet in police  court circles,, only two cases being  heard during the entire month, and  only $15 in fines being collected. Other sources of provincial revenue were  the amusement ta* which was good  for $14.75, and a local demand for  shooting liceences which brought in  $82.50.  A. McL. Fletcher of Nelson, Domin-  ipn fruit inspector, was in town early  in the weeK. putting the fihishlng  touches on gathering the year's fruit  crop statistics. Although the figures  are not complete he still looks for the  Valley to have an apple crop of about  50,000 bones. Last year it was just  over 80,000 boxes,  A meeting of the joint irrigation  committees of the Valley locals of the  United Farmers and Creston Board of  Trade will be held at tho office of  Creston Fruit Growers Union on Saturday night at 8 o'clock, to discuss  Engineer Biker's report on the Arrow  Creek irrigation project and to plan  future action on the report-  The scholars of the Methodist Sunday school will not, havo their usual  Christmas tree this vour Instead the  children will give the money that  would bo thus expended to the Central Europe famine fund,, and are  also pledged to raise not Ieps than $10  n month for the next three months  for the same deserving cause.  Thoro was another turnover of town  property early this month, when Jus.  Compton sold his residence on Victoria Ave., at present occnppled by Principal Smith, the buyer being A.  Schade, a recent arrival from Ilos-  thern, Sask,, who had previously purchased the old S. A, Speers residence  in town, us well as half ot the Murdoch-Cullender ranch,  Tho mother of Percy William Sher-  win writes the provincial police asking for news of ber son, who wu-s employed in Cieston about T011 at the  hotel nt, that time operated by a Mr.  Cole, so the letter state?. He was Inst  heard   from in Knmloops.   If any of  Fob Sale���������Singer  machine, $20.   P. W,  Ranch, Creston.  treadle   sewing  Foot, Fairview  Creston's new public library will be  Open to give out books Saturday afternoon and eyening, Dec. 18th. '  A dance is announced for Friday  uight next at the. Auditorium, with  Creston orchestra music and an admission of $1.50 per couple.  Complete returns in the polling in  the Kaslo riding on December 1st are  now in and they show Col. Lister  leading by 35 majority. The absentee  vote is still to be counted and the  Liberals, particularly eat the Kaslo  end, are confident there will be  enough of these for Mr Keen to elect  him. The Tories are equally sure the  absentee ballots will still further increase Col, Lister's majority. December 22nd will tell the tale.  OPEHtm HIGHT  Grand Theatre  Sat, Dec. 11  Amerioa's Leading Aotor  Douglas Fairbanks  in  One of the  Blood  One Show Only  Starting at 7.80  Ai1nlts75c, Children 25c  .*~m  /I  ���������A '-1  tm  'J-  *>���������  P.  -*r\  ~'  A'  ti)  e\l  ,,"V;*l-.l*"!iiL  .-.,0~m,t*irr*. ,wr-������: re-rmti*. WJuw.ffi; ,| .ff*mti.'.i.#*t*tL������i!2ailia  mmm

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