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 P Ph 5  %   A*  *- 'f ,  *���������->    t*-* *v .03  JL"   STI  K^  m * h%  ^fcc  ������-m-jri ^1  J ~~.*r-4  c -*-^&$a&.  *���������-������-       I  '-S?    ^>~Hfc  *\. *.   or   a:   *���������   *ij^  :������s?  ***fe**^ci-**qrn*3''*$^'-i'  S3  -^mm  Vol. XII.  CKESTON, % C.i;{������0pkt, DECEMBER 17, 1020  X-4*~>.  41  r\  U **  i!r-  V \  \  \  ir  I-  A'  -XJ&tes*  Members of the G.W.V.A. are reminded of the Decembsr meeting  which is called far 7.30 on Saturday  -night at the schoolhouse.  F. Dalamore, who is at present located nt Trail, was a week-end visitor  with old Lister friends.  Owing to a combination of bad  weather and bad roads the December  meeting of the United Farm* re, called  for Friday last, had to be cancelled.  Saturday's meeting of the Ladies*  Auxiliary of the G.W.V.A. was also  also rather poorly attended due to tbe  same adverse circumstances.  The children particularly ave reminded of the big Christmas entertainment on Wednesday evening next  at the schoolhouse. which is arranged  especially for the youngsters���������and all  of them���������aud will consist of a concert  programme, a Christmas tree, on  which there will.be a Rift for every  child"in the -camp,,,and will close with  a supper for the children.  Rev. J. S. Mahood will conduct the  first baptismal service in the camp on  Sundav 'afternoon' at 3.50 at the  schoolhouse, when it is expected some  half dozen children will be christened.  Fred Smith jolt Lethbridge, Alta..  postoffice inspector for^-this district,  was here on a������ official visit last week;  and found Postmistress Chalroer^ conducting the office in splendid fashion  is every dstail. Before leaving Mr.  Smith'issued the neccessary permit too*  . have Lister a money order issuing  office.  The meeting of the Literary, and  Dramatic 'Society on Wednesday of  last week took the fprmof an elocutionary contest for both tbe adpft^ftdf  younger members, and tbe pri&igHfeere  -~~         ...- .���������,,������..ii������   -,.  awarded H. Christenson in the senior  series, and Master George Chudley of  the juniors. There was quite a spirited contest with oyer a dozen trying  for the prizes.  School will close for the Christmas  holidays on Friday, I7th. Principal  Lewis goes to the coast for the holiday layoff.  A gang twelve men and a team arc  at work now clearing a 40-foot road  which will give a "highway along the  Alexander limit almost to Porthiil,  the end of the new bit of road being  at the back of tbe W. T. H. Smith  ranch.  9 Quite a few of the Lister homes wilt  ^Jine on Lister-grown turkey th^s  Christmas. Bert Yerbury hastwert-  ty-eight of these-birds, which, heJhiid  good  luck to raise from two^it-  ommg  ins  ,. ,v*-w*\  T-ife**'---  cture  the ..  tings of eggs, his -pat-cut So-ek CGSfSu-  ing of two tnrkey, hefts atid a torn.  Notjce 18 hereby given that a  general meeting of the stoekbreed-  ete will be held aft 2 p.m., Tuesday,  Dec 21st, in Mercantile Hall, for  the purpose of makin&iinaf arrangements for the importation of hay.  Creston Valley Stockbreeders  Association.  Guy Constable, Secy.  West tereston  ~s  rzirrf-l-i-^.'^  :&  that are fi^sh uiiA dependable  ;kre ^an-'^a-ssetr "to-gQief-ifesfcive  board. Yburi^ir^tii^iy^i^y  npon our Grocerie8v,being Al.  in -quality, and the variety  everything to be desired^ L6t  us have your order JUAJtcLy.  - vs*:  Table Raisins  Plupi Puddings  :ffilfi'kfys';z;y,z'->:.  Mixed Ca.^diesp  Crystallized Fruit  Maraschino (Cherries  Almond Paste  Dromedary Bate*  Mincemeat  Pumpkin  Currants ~.nd'Peel  Seeded, Seedless, and  Sultana Raisins  New Walnuts and Almonds  Jap and Naval OraHges  Cranberries  Grapes .<  Sweet Potatoes  Lettuce and Celery  Fancy Boxed Chocolates  Peak-Freqn Fancy Biscuits  Marskmallow Creme,  fP'e carry a complete line  of Heinst Pickles  -Mrs. T. -J.tcksojjr arrived a few days  ago fs-om NanaJmo, on a visit to her  sisteiv Mrs. Chas* Meakin.  ' F.' Darin -is almost becoming the  potato ������king of the Valley; at least he  is the only spud shipper doing bins'  ineas'at present. Already this month  he has shipped one car to Coleman  and another to Michel,  .working^at Kitcheher for somajime,  arrived pome last- week, *and "is at  present making his residence at the  "Reclamation Farm house.  Although we had quitoe^ a fall of  snow the latter part of .the week the  cattle are still pasturing on tbe flats  rtnd'doing well. There iB little or no  di-inand tt~v beef* cattle just now, and  the* price is away' down, with no call  at all lOrHsidev.'  With the dii'ckandlgeese season due  t-o 'close to-morrow* it is quite' safe to  say t-hls'has teen a-pmir'hnnting season in this'section. We-have imt,heard  of any deer-being taken at all, wid  very few birds. The move to organize a rod and gun club is a good one.;  Certainly the shooting seasons open  top early, and ar.e too short,   .  A crew of five nien and a eonple of  'teams, nnder the Airmanship of Mr.  Moores, sr., have boen busy of late  making some needed repairs to the  Corn Creek road.  Very little is heard of the proposed  new school just at present, although  the idea has hot been abandoned altogether. , After the Christinas season  the matter will likely be to thc fore  again. .*:  tfhe Opening of the Grand Theatre  ok*' pj^^^txiWiit^ certainly ' puts  Cres^^r'^^e^fi^ijpt3n boldface capital Esil^'i^fHiC^theati-e^amuse-  jai-fe������at-���������-iifti!j '^d~5������������������Mic nieetng are-  oldlm-odailbn is fet^c^raed. In fact it iB  rt<j|^ going it xvZt^r-'too strong to say  tfcat jno place test^een Lethbridge and  tbe coast has'bef|������uJeqnipmeikt in this  Sine, brZ& eertaiaJIrvwpy few towns can  e^ukHt. />     ,  Tbe 'Grand is^a ,two story frame  structure wititfjt" solid concrete base-  mettt; nieasuringtOft x 40 feet over all.  The basement is ������s yet unfinished, but  the intention is -^o utilize possibly 30  jimiv cfent of its arejt-for the steam heating Johd eleetrferf^plant and couple of  dr^ssltigreoHj^far tiratvelling cqmpan-  \&������. ^hile the-^&nce will he fitted up  for-use for stna^ev gatherings such as  annual meeting^of the various orgasT-  j^atiops. or. ttfeetings where, the  theatre itself i-^tuld be t<io large "or  not exactly ada^^d for.  -  ^Hie first flOtijg&sf.the Grand theatre  projie?, Jt ha^^sp-acious lobby^ with  a ticket selling %gce 4xl������ feet, back of  whidh is Man.-iglr F. C. Rodgsi-s' business-office wlrafch is'.approximately  12bkl6 feet, witM both the ticket and  business cS<iiew;%ttVing entrances into  the theatre. ���������>S~^entering the theati-e  a foye^6ith"e������fjll width of five feet  extends accrosst the bussing and a  five-foot lazy* bi^fmT completes the fittings at^t<fcte '^fltrance. Two main  aisles ure*prodded with a width of  ping the theatre proper isl maintained  in the stage which has a depth of 25  feet and is the full 40 feet wide. Tbis  width and depth extends to the top of  the building which allows for the  speedy and expeditious handling.of  drops and scenery carried by travelling companies. A switch panel is  provided on the stage which controls  all tbe sjgigte lighting, and a back en-  lSsace provides.for-^he^xpedltlous  taking ^-iri1'of trunks*'and other road  show paraphrenaiia. "  The pieture machine (or operating)  room is of generous design, a compartment 12x12 feet being set apart  for this, which will provide ample  room for two picture machines as well  as a spotlight This is of eight-inch  -solid brick construction, with cement  floor, and is not only fireproof but is  sound proof as* well. . Jin the new  theatre, "toov some inconvenience that  "was pre^ohsly experienced.from en-  gine noises is entirely eliminated as  the engine is now located in the extreme corner of the basement..  The secoud floor, whic^^B; be utilized purely for entertainment, purposes is being rushed to completion  and will be opened with the New  Year's eve masquerade ball. It'will,  provide a dancing floor of 61x40 feet,  with two cloak rooms of ample proportions and an orchestra stage that,  will take care of a six pieee orchestra  handily. What is known as a four-  way floor is lieing'put ih, a-feature  that ensures the last "word'in dancing  'perfection,1 in that dancers are always  dancing with the grain of the floor.  The Grand is steam heated throughout, and is-also electrically lighted in  ample fashion oD.every.flfM������r, '-besides  four fee^ e*������bfand there is seating ac- .   ���������, -,  commodaWB #rUpproximately7a>0.  posssessing every otheX modern co������-  The chairs ai-ejsetagjnohes from back  to bacfei^itid ������re decidedly roomy in  evei������y^wayr wit^ ht^ rack at:b������ittoin.  Th-^ceiling j*jbsamsd in mission'e&fct  %$fo\ ^h*^S������g'|oBei8������ tbe<J%*:4h^  'J-VllXAi    tl  Lr-tZxtSi-K  SA Quf f 0'  i*i  Showing Wednesday  ��������� i -A story which is.siiid to have a spi-  cial appeal to mn^ip|ans.-and particularly to those who,have written the  lyrics or-music for songs and have had  difficulty getting them published, will  bo told In a motion picture on Wednesday next at the Grand Theatre.  Tlie production' Is a, William Fox  drama, entitled "Words and Music  By���������V' in whiah two new stars Albert Ray and Elinor Fair, are featured.  The iiot<ur8'are seen in tho roles, respectively, of composer and singer, and  the-aetion deals with their struggle t-o  achieve success. Tho boy has written  an 'opera, part of which Is stolen, and  the difficulties he encounters in establishing his claim to authorship are not  overcome until the end of the picture  In' a dramatic scene showing the first  night of the opera, in New York.  Much of the action centers about a  muitic publisher's studio iu funions Tin  Pan Alley, Iiie play is said to b������ typically American, btrong iu heart interest  and   well flavored  with comedy  ������nost l-estful effect possHB������vaiid tins' is   . -.u^x*-,.  further -assured -IttF th&'indh-ect ligbt-^?|^ly-be  ing system^ in use.   The mission effect  is VRcrked' osit sn.pl-dasingdets-ft.i&'an  the   other   theatre   uppoioimentg., as  welb _ f<f,.  1 An-<orchestra pit is provided which  will readilly accommodate seven musicians, and cocoa matting-is provided,  thus assuring * the* minimum of noise  disturbance in the entry and exit of  the patrons, A new curtain, capable  of-handling a, 12xI0.-picture is provided  and has been1 .specially made rfor a*  theatre of -the '-Grand's -.proportions  and' construction, 'and -this along with  new��������� lehses provided for'the picture  ���������machine are said-td-inerease thc clearness of the pictures shown at least 40  per cent, aver the equipment at the  old rPeekin. Two sides and a front)  exit are provided. ������=:���������"  For    the   accommodation   of  rood  shows the same cum. shown in equip-  Cupid has again visited "Wynndel  this time claiming as his victims Miss  Anna Hagen and Victor Johnson,  who were married in Nelson^ last  week, returning to the domestic  hearth on Friday. Both parties are  extremely popular, and ihe'whole  community wishes them evei-y happiness. "  Miss, M, Hartnell of Balfour arrived  on Friday and is spending a short vacation "at the home of Mr. and Mrs,  ButterSeld,  Rev, J. A. James of Creston was  here on Sunday afternoon for Presbyterian -service at the schoolhouse. and  had a fairly large turnout of worshipers.  ~~. Butteifield >nd J. Pitt Bookeare  Nels-on visitors th^week.  Bob sleighing is tbe big feature of  outdoor amusements at present, but"  we regret., to have to report one mis*  hap already-���������Kenneth Packman having smashed his face rathec badly in a  ceillision with t fence post.  r  Skating has commenced. Two am-  bitifms citizens went out and tested  the ice on Tuesday, reporting it abit  lumpy but still quite usable.  * Don't fbget that this Friday is our  great night. Come and make a'good  time of it. -You arestfre to enjoy yourself tb the -utmost, ���������  The United Farmers got in their'  first carload bfbay last week, and had  no trouble disposing of it direct from  the car.  venience for comfort^aud service.  When completed throughout Manager Rodger^ will have a building that  wiU- meet every- reauireoifeent of r ii-i-'  cimun  lJf    x   v    .-���������  e^tyorahy  EriC-ksGK  Sliowing SATURDAY, 18tli  HARR^GAREV  ��������� :', in *,.;..    .-.,..-���������  Blue Streak McCoy  Geiittiry Comedy  MYDOGmAi.  Schoj������l closes to-day for the usual  Christmas vacation^ mmt the tiustees  are advertising for -a teacher to sue  ceed  Miss Palmer,., who has resigned  iSftei"    almost    i*������������*g?���������������     voana    i*>    nkoiHia  ��������� ��������� ���������^  ��������� X. ��������� r.-xJx   ~        ^ ��������� ��������� ^4Xr J, x���������Xmmm.        v ���������        ^. ��������� 0-m m-mr  here.   "  Both Mrs. H Hamilton and Mrs.  Craigie, who have been seriously indisposed of latev are** now recovei ing  nicely. Mrs, Hamilton's cuse was so  serious that her daughter, Mrs. Keir,  was,summoned home from Kitchener.  ThB StOri Of QMlltj*    TUl Sfori Ot OlflS and t.liniug anion.  ' It ���������'  Coming Wednesday, 22nd  ALBERT I^AY  .*.   fa  'Words and Music by���������'  SunBhine Comedy  HER FIRST KISS  F"ox New*        Mutt & Jeff  AU Shows flcurling at 8.30 p.m.  Percy Boffey left early in the  mqepth for Calgary, Altu., where he  will' spend about three months taking  a course in tractor -operating and  repairs.'       ������������������* '���������-';���������'������������������������������������',���������.*���������'  Erickson Union'Sunday Scnool will  hold their annual Christmas tree and  entertainment in- the schoolhouse at  8 p.m., Wednesday, Dec. 22nd. Refreshments will bo served. Everybody  invited.-Admission free. >  H. Brownrigg has moved to Yahk,  where he expects to remain for the  winter, and in his absence Mr. Stinson is looking after the place and  stock.   ' >;      "������������������������������������'.  *,*,,  Mr. Thompson of Medicine Hat,  Alta,; who has been here on a visit  with Mr. H. Hamilton, has bcen helping his host with stumping operations  on the back hiilf of.the ramdi.v- Tne  cold snap now in evidence, however,  has put a stop to operations.  H. A. Dodd and G. PIayt*������r left on  Friday hist on a trip,to the Old Country and expect to beraway until abimt  April- :Prlor to their departure the  two : woi'e - guosta at a surprise pai-ty  which arrived *at the-JDddd residence  liiRt Thnrsdav and proceeded make a  fine night of it at ganics, dancing,  with un excollennt supper which tho  unexpected.' visitors brought with  them. There were about 25 in the  party and a most enjoyable time was  had.        *."."  For Saub���������One heater, and one cook  stoye.   Apply Jonsen, Brickson.  - ���������   .    * - ' --'  "For Saxjb���������One man  ivood sawing  outfit, cheap for jqfuick~8aie.   C, Olson,  _      -        - . . -   W - - "*       r   '  Two head of cattle:. One red heifer  2 years old, aud one i-euTUbd White  steer 1 year old, branded C W. on, left  shoulder^ . $5 per head .reward (o  party taking them up and riritifying  me.   CARL WIGEN, Wynndel.  NOTICE TO CREDITOR  xt.��������� .  uei<iu(j  t.n...-.V.*,  ���������rt'ugMtr  the  buildinjr  ana  ammmmm m Mmm^������ W������������eB^y������������-*r ������****��������������������� mtv*+ ���������������**���������������������������������MM���������������,  entire furniture'and fltturea of the  Creston Hotel all person's ^having accounts against the forndieK, management-of Whe hotel must deliver same  to me on or before Sdtucday-, Dec. 25.  otherwise.we will not be responsible  for payment of same. '-  DONG BARNEY &COi������PANY.  Creston, Bid- Dec. 13^ 1920.    "  We have jiist  Unpacked 250  Columbia anc!  Gennett Records  for our  Christmas Trade  '.���������;������������������������������������'��������� . ;,..*��������� *   ���������  We have >the best as-  ' sortment in town, bpn*  sisting of the latest tuts.;,  in Fox Trots, One Steps?,*  and Waltzes, including  Songs, Violin, 'Cello and  Band music.  Let   us   sell   you   a  Brunswick  Phonograph  for    that    Christinas  present.  Sub-lot 04, containing 320 acres, on  Arrow Creek, is for sale at 910 per  acre, or will sell north or south hulf,  AridresH owner. -W. K. Esling. Rons-  land.  MAWSON  Bittir  Senice  BROTHERS  Uwir  Prion  i    <i~  ">���������  (������������������ 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 tlie Dominion, strictly -first-,  class. The Queen's is -well-known. 400 rooms, 120 en suite v.-sth bath; long distanced telephone iii every room; elegantly:*furnished throughout; cuisine and service of  the highest oreler of excellence. Is within easy reach of railway station, theatre and  shopping districts.      Hotel coaches -meet all trains.     *    -        ��������� ��������� ���������*���������'���������*  HENRY* WINNETT.  Ownership  of Natural Resources  When lhc British Crown Colonies of Upper and Lower Canada (or Ontario and Quebec as vve know them today), and Nova Scotia and Ne\y  Brunswick united to form the Dominion of Canada they were autonomous  units enjoying ownership of their public domain and control over their  customs, postal and other services. When they decided to enter the Canadian confederation Ihcy agreed to surrender to the Federal authority control and jurisdiction ovcr the Customs, Post Office and certain other public  services, but thcy insisted on retaining: ownership and control of the public  domain, that is, the lands, forests and' mines. .  Later, when the Crown Colony of British Columbia decided to join thc  confederation it likewise relinquished certain of its powers and services to  thc Federal body, but retained ownership and control of its public domain  and natural resources. It also bargained that certain things should tie  done, as, for example, that a transcontinental railway should be built connecting B.ritlsh. Columbia with the Eastern-Provinces.  The construction of this railway across what is' now Eastern Canada,  but which wa.s then the property of .the Hudson Bay Company, led to the  ���������purchase by Gmada of the lands owned by that Company. In course of  time and with increasing settlement it was decided to create, the Province  of Manitoba out of a portion of this western* territory. In entering the Do-.j  minion confederation as a Province, Manitoba came in as the creation of  the Dominion Parliament, not as a previously established Crown Colony"  like the other Provinces. It had no Customs or Postal services to relinquish, n-oj* did it enjoy ownership of lands which it'could decline to give up.  Consequently, in creating Manitoba a Province the Dominion Parliament  . did not provide that it should be gifen full ownership and control of its  natural resources. The Dominion kept what it had hitherto owned. And  when Alberta and Saskatchewan were created Provinces in 1905, the. same  policy was followed.  *s Few people question the legal right oi the Dominion Parliament to  retain ownership of these natural resources, but the practically unanimous  opinion of the West is that by so doing Parliament violated the spirit of  the Confederation pact and ignored the cardinal principle upon which' Confederation rests. The Canadian confederation is supposed to be a union,  or federation, of Provinces each enjoying equal rights, powers, responsibilities and privileges; in a word, all are supposed to be on a, basis of equality.  It is self-evident, however, that if some Provinces own and control their  natural resources and derive large revenues therefrom, while, other Provinces are denied such ownership and control and the revenues from, the  natural resources within their bounds go into the Dominion treasury to be  shared equally by ail Provinces, there-is rank inequality. Provinces owning their resources-not only obtain all thc resultant revenues, but thcy also  get a share from the resources of the other Provinces who do not enjoy  such ownership.   ,  In justification for the policy of Dominion retention of ownership and  control of the natural resources of the West it was urged that it was in the  national interests that these lands should be disposed of as free homesteads,  and that inasmuch as thc encouragement of immigration was & Federal  matter, it was essential to the success of any immigration'policy that control of the homestead iands should be vested in the same authority; It was  argued that if the Provinces owned the lands they would be compelled to  administer them for revenue producing purposes rather than to'encourage  settlement.  Furthermore, it was contended, the Dominion Parliament was spending huge sums of money annually for immigration* purposes solely for the,  purpose of settling the vacant lands of the West, but'that no such service  was maintained to add population  lo thc East.  , Whatever force there may havc been in these arguments at the time,  it has al! been dissipated now, and has been for some years past. The  Immigration service' of the Dominion Government is exerting itself just  as it is to bring settlers to the Western which do not own their lands.  as it is to bring settlers to ihe Western which do no own their lands.  Free homestead lands arc r.ow practically a thing of the past, and control  ot tbe lands remaining, the forest and thc mines, is not necessary to the success of ths Federal iminigr.Mion policy.  ..,*** Dominion today is administering tlie natural resources  v-*u'.**-pr,;,dnci:u,r purposes, nnd thc Federal treasury is  ���������rd'y by a substantia! surplus of revenue from expendi-  ���������p resources of the West,  ;? th;:*.:  there ir, not  equality in status among* the Prov-  ', ar-d r.~ a cc.-nsequence there is a weakness in thc bond  The We.-uer:*   !':-���������.,vinces ave ri-stnctod in their revenues,  is r :'iar'-'c d, raid an :mnecessary, foolish and even dangcr-  rcse-r.tment is aroused in thr West against the .East because  Rumania Now  As Large as Italy  Area Is 105,000 Square Miles, Population 15,000,000.  Rumania" -epi'erges from :. the war  enlarged^ in ;^area^ahd in population.  By the' a\yard^f Bessarabia, confirmr  cd by t^ie Allies Tn a treaty signed in  Paris on October 28, she gains territory which makes her equal to Italy  in size; with a population of more  than 15,000,000. '    r ���������  No other, active belligerent in the  war against ���������Germany; has varied so  much in extent, says the; New York  Herald. Condemned by thc treaty  of Bucharest to lose half her territory, she has not only regained her  previous domain, but has seen it successively enlarged by the addition of  Transylvania, Bkowina, part of the  banat of Temesvar, and, nowy-'Bessa-  rabia.  This makes an area of eight times  as large as Alsace-Lorraincc, with a  population five times that of the restored French provinces. Before the  war Rumania's area wTas 53,000 square  mile, and her population 7,500,000.  Now her area is 105,000 square miles  and her population is' more than  doubled.  A TONIC FOR THE NERVES  Big Drop in Meat Export!  ��������������������������� ��������������������������� ~* ���������  The Decrease--Represents a Value of  - "��������� ��������� Over $48,000,000.  Exports of meat from Canada for  the year eliding October, show a de-'  crease compared witii lasr year of the  lai-fee total?of 127,#9,500 "lbs. The  "decrease represents a vtflue of over  $4.8,000,000 on the year's-'trade. - The  export figures for two years, reported by the Dominion Burean of Si-ut-  istics, are given as follows: Bacon  and ham, 1919, 208,906,038 lbs., 1920,  14S,674,000 lbs.; pork, 1919, 18.002.313  lbs., 1920, 4,851,200 lbs.'; beef, 1919,  129,944,411 lbs., 1920, 85,916,000 lbs.;  canned meats, 1919, 11,398,393 lbs.,  1920, 980,458 lbs.  There was an offset of rather less  than a million dollars in the increase,  of "other meats" exported, a classification that includes game and  poultry^  BLED TO DEATH  Tried to trim a wart with a razor  and severed an artery. The* only  wart cure is "Putnam's," which removes, warts, corns, callouses in rgie  day. Insist on getting Putnam's  Corn and \Vart Extractor, it's the  best, 25c at all dealers.  Absence of horns on Aberdeen-Angus and Galloway cattle is due entirely to selective breeding.  The   Only   Real   Nerve   Tonic   is   a  Good Supply of Rich," Red  Blood.  "If people would only attend to  their blood, instead of worrying  themselves ill," said an eminent  nerve specialist; "we doctors vvould  not see our consulting rooms crowded with nervous wrecks. More -people suffer from worry than anything  else.". %  The sort of thing which the specialist spoke of is the nervous rundown  condition caused by overwork and  the many anxieties of to-day. Sufferers find themselves tired, low-  spirited and unable to keep their  minds on anything. Any sudden  noise hurt3 like a blew. They are  full of groundless fears, and do not  sleep well at night. Headaches and  other nerve pains are part of the  misery, and it all comes from starved  nerves.  Doctoring the nerves with poisonous sedatives is a terrible mistake.  The only real nerve tonic is a good  supply of rich, red blood. ...Therefore  to relieve nervousness and run-down  [health Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  should be taken. These pills make  new, rich blood, which strengthens  the nerves, improves the appetite,  gives new strength and spirits, and  makes hitherto despondent people1  bright and cheerful. If you arc at  all "out of sorts" vou should begin  taking Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills.  You can get these pills through  any dealer in medicine, or by mail at  50 cents a box or six boxes for $2.50  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Ont.  Decline of the Parlor.  One of the large manufacturing  companies of thc United States is engaged in the construction of a great  number of houses for its employees,  and .while there are many novel features in the way of making conveniences, the most striking thing about,  the homes is the total absence of the  usual parlor. The space is thrown  into the other rooms. It looks as if  the parlor was out of fashion.  Simple    and    Sure.���������Dr.    Thomas'  Eclectric Oil is so simple ih application  that a child can understand the |  instructions. .   Used as a liniment the"!  only   direction   is   to   rub,   and   when -  used   as  a  dressing  to  apply.      The '���������  directions arc so plain and unmistakable t&at they are readily understood  by young or old.  Plenty of Moose  Moose Are the Most Plentiful of  Canada's Big Game.  "The moose is by far. the most  plentiful of bur* big game 'animals"  writes the chief game warden of Alberta in his annual'report, and. this  despite the fact that nimrods annually  account for scores and perhaps hundreds of big fellows. Throughout  the Dominion, it is estimated that  from 1.000 to 1,500 moose are killed  annually, but the moose is by no  means following the trail of the buf-'"  falo to extinction. Several splendid  specimens have been shot in the north'  country already this season.  Minard's Liniment For Distemper.  Paper Clothes From Germany.  The   first   cargo   of   German   paper  Another  dangerous  combination i-j  a fool and his typeAvritcr. ,,  Miller's Worm Powders weredevis-  - cd to. promptly relieve children who  suffer from the ravages of worms. It  is a simple preparation to destroy  stomachic; worms without shock or  injury to the most sensitive system.  'thcy act thoroughly and painlessly,  and though in  some cases they may  You will immensely  improve tbe tastinesa  of dishes and add tre-  mendously to tkeir  nourishing value if.  you. use plenty ot  suits    and    overcoats has arriveel in I cause vomiting,' that is an indication  Chicago frem Hamburg, and will bc  retailed at $2.50 each garment.  Further::*  or;,  . %  of  the West  ���������   -, r  re  bs  \rr.g tr.r:c."f.  ���������!    - -  'i    ...  * r.;  * X*  :���������: ir.:r. the  '.    !*! ,i  ', v. ���������  1~'n ,1      ���������    ,    ���������  ��������� ������������������-.. -..  ..  ir  -.<.!>     '.'.rx.^.   ���������������������������.:>  :'    * '  of  confsderrr.  I or;.  :'���������-  ... devil'-*;-'  '.'������e.:.  . i  e'>U  9 f*ce liner o  .  re  ��������� i-i  of thc  t:-.d*::  V.'.'.JC!  h the West feels it labors.  Worth of Fish Hatcheries  \;n :-*������ Grcat Lrikrs ;md lllc balance     i in Manitoba.      Pickerel came, second  Hu*e Quantity of Fry ���������*  D-.striWcd! !.������. ^dtcfish.      Of   this   species,  120,-  Tn Canadian Lakes. ! uU������-������0Q wcre d������stnbuicd in the Great  j I.akf-s  and  25,000,000    in    Manitoba,  salmon,  thc   most  valuable  fish     ha-.cheri'.-!*,     oprr;,t'-v.l   by   the  fi3l-erie;3 branch, D< part merit of Mar  ine and Fishc-riea, Ottawa, leave distributed in 1920 '.h.-'-c fourth*-) of a  billion fry. in the v.-irious provinces  throughout     :V,*i     Dor,* ini on. Tiie  which  i<-Tc...-*.d.  Sock-eye  Monsieur:  For 15 days n the month' of January 1 was suffering with pain of rheumatism in thc foot. 1 tried all kinds  of remedies but nothing did me any  good. One person told me about  MINARD'S LINIMENT; as soon as  I tried it the Saturday night, the next  morning I was feeling very good; I  tell you this remedy 19 very good. I  could give you a good certificates any  time that you would like lo have one.  If any time 1 come lo hear about any  person sick of rheumatism, I could  tell them about this remedy.  Yours truly,  ERNEST LEVEILLE.  216 Rue Ontario East, Montreal,  Feb. 14, 1908.  of  thcir powerful  action  and not of  any nauseating property.  Dynamic Education.  To make higher education more  vital, to make colleges and .universities and their graduates play an important part in thc world outside the  college yard and campus, is the task  wheh educators havc set *for themselves. ��������� From every conference of  teachers and educational authorities  comes this new note.���������Detroit News.  There are no:.  CURLING  STONES  just like the famous T. &  A.^ Kay Red Hones; the  original and only Kay  with a "K" as trade mark  on the striking band.  ���������The supply is limited.  Write   for   quotations   at  once.  The   Hingston   Smith  Arms Co., Ltd.  tSole  Agents)  Winnipeg    -   -     Calgary  -Edmonton.  t^is^om i ng coo 0 s  rwcarar  largest distribution of ir.ry  of all the Pacific species, came third,  with 0,000,000.  _ The most obstinate corns fail to rc-  .h.     Jlo'.loway'a     Corn     Remover.  Try it.  In ascertain district in Norway the  longest    day   lasts   from May 21 to  ���������July 22 without interruption.  was  the valuable whiicf)**.*  ii!or<i   :.V.r.   .liW-OMflO  v,-.-;;<:  1. <A  About hMf of  v.--re di  Church Fairs  idinsf    a  .vlr.rer?  **���������'. -     HC vf  I..ft IH  ::  Ta    yo'-.r    Church    ]-r  t*'alr   or    f'.xzriar    thm  Wo    r.AU    pj.-f,    j-i'ii;    S--,--  id-fas Iti r;ihintf money.  r������.il   you   about  th'-ru.  T.  P. TANSfiY,  Tiii^r'i-t &  H111 ton:  329 Craig St. West.     Montreal.  Makers of everything a Society  nerdi.  - el. Tricky.  it-.-d ;     '7 .'.imply can't understand the com*  ���������S5������ j S-iitftlion of rny wife's clothes.'*  -'     "What puzzles you "  1     "Well, when .she wants to hide any*  j thing,   she   pokes   it down hrr neck.  Y but v/hen she wants to get It again,  it's always in her stockin-g."  Many of the words and phrases  used in Proverbs are not found elsewhere in thc old testament,  ONLY TABLETS MARKED  "BAYER"  ARE ASPIRIN  ���������������*���������������-1 ������e������Bll.iie������'i������*<i.iwieiif<  Not Aspirin at All without the "Bayer Cross'*  A Na*ty Crop,  It'll easy to plant a mortgage on ft  farm, but It lin't so rasy to raise It.  Thr: Chinese arc truly devotees to  -cle-anliiiCi-*. I'ublie: baths abound, and  the poor-"!- riii/cn bathes usually  t'.vifr a cl ji v.  In  Tot Coltlo, Pain, Itlicnmattam, Ach-  a Jointa, Lumbago, Sciatic*, NoU'  iritis, and for  Iloadacho,  Neuralgia,  Toothache,   Earache,   tako   Anpirln  marked with tho Tmnjo "Bayer' or  yon aro not talcing Aspirin a-t all. ���������**  Accept   only   "Bayer   Tablets   of  Aspirin"   In   an   unbroken   "Bayer"  There U only on* Asplrin-'TBjiy(,r���������������Ton "wnst say "Bayer"  Aiplrln ts tho trndn marie (rourlstored In Cansda) of Bnyar Mnmifacturo of Mono-  ���������etMli-nolelontor of Ballcyllcactd. White* it Is well known that Aatlrtn meant Bayor  jjioiiufaciuiei, io ntn-int tlio uubllo uKuljint l-nlutlon* she** 'i'ablnti or Jisyar Company  will bo Dtampcd wltb tu������lr gsnor&l trad* nude, th* "Bayer Cross."  packago which contains complete dl-  rootlonu. ' Thon you aro getting roal  Aflplrlh���������tho Ronulno Aspirin proscribed by phyoiclann for over nineteen yeara. Now mado in Canada,  Handy Wn boxoa containing 12 tab-  lots cost but n few cants. 3)ntKgiHts  also 00U larger "Bayer" paoknj:������rn.  ^���������jB  mA  -T.   J  5  ,*<  ���������<\  ~t  4 \  .A:  S "  'I'f-  Ir'Xj-.  "\Z  -���������*..  |>*  4':  ���������VI'  ���������  '���������* -*T.  V*'"'"'  **&���������  t':; A a'p  v**  ^*;  *  :*r':i*y  li>  .-?*vV,-:**:-^^^   '''''''';'f'^:-^S^^*^^l|^-|  ���������THE;x*';*REf^  ���������"B  rrom  the   LJi ary   ot A irluds on s  Bay  Clerk in tke  Seventies  PASSING THE  SPRING OUT        ~~  By O-GE-MAS-ES  (Little Clerk).  tf=  (Copyrighted)  (.Continued From Last" Issue)  I  i *  oas bnortage  D:  my next visit would see more goods  and later styles.    Shaking hands with  At last spring arrived, with ducks   ail my. new mends, and giving some  and all summer birds and open water,   trifles  to the girls who helped start  thank goodness, so wc were able to | 'die* campaign, away we went, Master  gct two "nets down again and feed up! -Pierre   in   the   bow   as   before.       On  .our poor dogs who had been on~Very   reaching home I found everything in  scant rations for some time.    I heard  that the Ki-say-the-nish band were in  good order, and on counting up our  furs  I finally decided to send Pierre  and camping along a small river sonic | back, to Thc Pas with all" returns of  fifteen,miles away, busy gathering in  the egg -harvest, and also 'catching  mink and muskrat. When I told  Pierre wc would start in a day or two  for these Indians, I noted hc was  very sulky, but: this- I passed over.  Our large canoe was just getting the  finishing touches and was about read}*-  for the gum. This is applied by the  squaws, and I amused myself "watching   them.       Finally  vve  had  a  small  trade, and also an official letter to the  Chief telling him the man was no  more use to mc, and I would prefer,  now that I was on "friendly terms with  both bands of Indians, to remain  alone for the balance of the spring.  Pierre duly started and not in the best  of humors. 1 visited the nearby  camps, collected some small debts  and picked up a good deal more fu .  The next excitement was an Indian.  placing the rest of the goods in  charge of O-sow-usk, away we went  one fine morning, I in thc bow with  my gun ready for anything in thc  shape of game. For, my dear reader,  we had no ample store of provisions  to draw on, but simply some tea and  sugar with a very little flour for..em-  ergencies, so the task of supplying  the larder was a daily one.  The Carrot River expands here to  Rcd-Mud-Lake, so-called from a fine  red clay  found on its shores.      Also  ash and elm trees are found here, the  only place I  have seen them in Saskatchewan.    We made straight across  the middle of the lake, and just about  half-way across the canoe was whirled   round   and   found   myself   facing  homewards.       "What   is   the   matter  Pierre?"   i   askcdA      "1   won't   go   to  those   Indians.      They  are  bad,  and  will poison us.both.      We are going  back."       Jumping   round   and   facing  Master  Pierre   I   grabbed    the   .gunwales, rocked the canoe violently and  took in about a buck* t of water. Then  in a loud voice I said: "Turn round,  you   old   scamp,   unless   you   want   to  swim ashore,"-and  in  two  minutes   I  had   thev old   man   at   my   mercy, .for  he could not swim and .was nervous  in a canoe. I happened to be brought  up in   Lakcfield  (close  to" Petirboro)  where  the   famous canoes  originated,  and part of our boyish phasures was  testing the various models turned out  by honest Tom Gordon of Lakcfjeld,  who   was' undoubtedly   the   inventor.  Pierre was now bowsman and a very  quiet     and     obedint   one.       After  a  pleasant paddle..- wc sighted the Indian  camps, all. moose skin  teepees  I  noted.       I hese are bushmerr and fine fur  hunters  ~.\   ii**,hi,     was    my    inward  comnn nt.      Running our    canoe    up  thc     little     creek,     we   landed   right  amongst them, and as thc custom is,  I   went���������*. to  shake  hands  with   the   Indians.      Nothing  doing���������they  simply  paid no attention   to us.       No-swells,  in the upper un_jhousand could have  treated us with more sil nt contempt  t,han    these    unlettered    savages.      1  walked towards the canoe,.and  Pierre  hissed  out, "1   told  you so.       Worse  thing will happen yet."     "Quiet, you  dog," was my re ply.      Our chilly re-  Ce ption   was   made   worse   by   noting  black  Daniel standing back of one of  the  groups and  smiling  to  think  O-  gc-mas-es wi.s being turned down, On  passing   through   the  camps   I   noted  goint' of the olilor women scraping the  meat and  fat oil some  recently ki'l-  ed   bear  skins,  and   further  on   were  groups  of   thc  younger   w-om-'n   who  gave tne the first kindly glances I had  received.      1   opened   some    of    our  bales and took a few of the._ choicest  beads and some other fancy articles,  nnd   tackled   thc   girls   to   buy.       As  these   were   the   very   latest   patterns  In savngedom, buy they did, evidently to the disgust of their elders. Aid-  , cd by my broken Crcc, which always  brought   a   smile,   I   started   a   small  trade,  which  spread and before bed-  " time I  had,taken in n  good haul or  fur   and   thoroughly   broken   the   ire.  much to the disgust of our opponent  Daniel.  Pierre and I slept under our canoe  that night nnd next morning wc were  kept busy trading, so .so-Gn disposed  of the bu'k of our goods. I decided to return to our _main camp, but  fir9t arranged a definite appointment  with    Ki-say-the-nish,    saying    that  Axon.  c       -T3L.      \~-VQj."SiV       JL O  Farmers    Party  T -~ZJ-  Third Parliamentary Group in  the House of Commons makes  Official Appearance.  trading    outfit packed  in  bales,  and ; feast to which I received a special invitation.      Both bands were to meet  at    a    specially   ^selected spot, about  midway between the main camps.    In  the meantime-hunters had to-kill all  game possible .as^there was no doubt  every    one    would   attend.      Finally,  O-sow-usk moved camp (mine included) and we pitched again on the new  community  site.      The  name  of  the  celebration was the Goose Dance, and  a large oval enclosure was formed by  sticking  young  green   spruce   in   the  ground at a slant inwards, about five  feet iii height.      At one end was an  elevated stage, and the    whole    oval  was open to the sky.     The feast was  ���������to start between four and five in  the  a'fternopn, weather permitting. Down  the  centre  of  the  enclosure  were  a  row of camp fires.      At last the evening arrived, and'sticking close tp O-  sow-usk, away we went, and from all  sides came "the men, women and children, each carrying a dish and a" knife  and     spoon.       1     had  a  native-made  wooden bowl, a wood spoon and  my  large sheath knife, my old companion  the same.      We duly enter-d the ring  and were shown to special scats near  the stage (on  the ground of course),  and here we sat cross-legged waiting  for the ceremonies^to begin.  At last all werevseated and four of  the older men, painted and feathered,  came  in   with   -four     long     stemmed  stone* pipes.      Each spoke, addressing  Kitchc   Manitou   (The   Great   Spirit)  thanking   him   for*  the   gifts   of   food  and   supplies   to- his   Indian   children.  Each-* of The   winds     were     giv* n    -a  smoke by presenting thc pipes to the  four  quarters of  ihe  compass.    Then  with* a   stal-ly   walk   around,   the   old  men   retired.       The   tom-toms   struck  up and four young girls came dancing  into  the ring, each  with    a    b.ig    of  elown or fu.e fcalhi rs.      Keeping tinie^  to the music as tliey circled, a bunch  of down was plac*. d on each visitor's  head.      Tin re was a pause, then bang  went   the  tom-toms    at     full  ^speed,  large coverings which ha,d been draping   thc   stage   were   withdrawn,   and  here to the view of all beliolders/..w"rc  moose   and   deer   heads,   lvs'vei-   and  lynx (who'e bodies), geese and ducks.  The meat cook d in each case imcl the  skins    or     feather   were ^rawn   over  them and thcy really looked very life-  I kc.      A general    hum    of    t'pplntisc  went round.      In a-ddition to the stuff-  e d birds and animals were bufT lo and  deer pemican, dri.d meat, bladders of  moose   marrow   fat   and   oilier  native  luxuries,      "Mo!  Mc-chi-soo, Me-chi-  soo" (eat, cat) wa.s the cry   and every  fine;   was   helped* bountifully   by   tlv  young   f-^irl   waiters,   my   share'   bein-.r  half  a  beaver  and   half  a  goose,  my  o'd    companion    getting    the    other  halves,     Tea was served in quantities  with plenty of loaf sugar (my contribution). The eating was not a si fady  W. R. Cummin g, President of  Drumheller Board of Trade, who says  the shortage of coal in West is due to  shortage of railroad cars.  Be Valera Nol Worrying  States British Government Not Likely  To Make  Representations  To U.S.  New York:���������Eamonn De Valera  president of the Irish Republic has issued a statement dealing with the announcement by Andrew Bonar Law  in the House of Commons that the  British Government was considering  asking thc United States to take official notice of the Sinn Fcmers' "anti-  British activities on this side of the  Atlantic."  "1 do not think that the British  Government >vill in fact, make any  official representations to the United  States Government because even the  British Government well knows that  my activities have not been anti-  British, but pro-Irish," said Mr. De  Valera.  Winnipeg.���������Hon. T.A. Crcrar was  formally recognized by the Canadian  Council of Agriculture as ,, national  leader of the New National political  organization, and as leader of the  Farmers' Parliamentary group; and  that group in turn was recognized to  be the official exponent of the "New-  National Policy." The following  resolution was adopted by the council:  That the Council of Agriculture  recognizes the third Parliamentary  group in the H)ousc'of Commons as  the present Parliamentary exponents  of thc New National policy; and  gives its full indorsation to their 3c-  Canadian \rVheat Going  To United States  tion in choosing as their leader Hon.  T. A. Crcrar and commends him as  national leader to all provincial organizations. '    '  It was" decided also that.;** there  should be a co-ordinating committee  to consist of two representatives  from each provincial political organization with Mr. Crerar at the head.  This committee will consult with the  national leader in an advisory capacity and will seek to co-ordinate the  political efforts of the party throughout the Dominion.  "Announcement of the council's poli-  tical action was made at the close of  thc session .by Norman Lambert, secretary to .the council.   *" ���������"'  ,���������_    __     ' I ���������        xm.JH  By Air to Oil Fields  Heavy Movement of Grain Not Surprising to Officials.  Ottawa.���������Thc heavy movement of  wheat from Fort William to the  United States has occasioned no surprise to Government officials here, in  view of the approaching close of navigation, the possibility of a duty being  imposed upon Canadian wheat by the  United States and the fact that thc  wheat movement this year has been  largely an ovcr-the-border movement.  This has been largely because the allied governments have not been hi the  market for Canadian wheat and the  British market has absorbed but little  of the Canadian product up to- the  present time.  Rowell Causes Sensation  to  Vancouver    Prospectors - Expect  St~al a March on Those Who  Wait.  Vancouver,    B.C.���������Oil    prospectors  of th.s city are considering a scheme  to use a long distance airplane if one  is procurable, in which to fly to Fort  Norman   oil   fields   and   back   to   the  coast.      They expect thus  to steal  a  march   on   those   who  are   waiting  at  \%   Statement  From  Canadian  ..^legate  at  Geneva  Debate.  Geneva.���������The liveliest motion this  assembly has experienced was provoked by vHon. N. W. Roweil, of  'Canada, who expressed his views* regarding',. European statesmanship in a  way that.startled diplomats of the old  world.  A sharp debate arose over the recommendation of the committee on  technical   organizations,   that   the  as-  To Discuss Liquor Question  Premiers of Prairie Provinces Meet  In Winnipeg for Conference.  Winnipeg.���������Provincial heads wiii  discuss this week the date when inter-  provincial trading in liquor will be  prohibited in Manitoba, Saskatchwan  and Alberta, it was announced at the  Parliament Buildings. Premier T. C.  Norris and Hon. Thomas H. Jobn-  son, attorney-general, will represent  Manitoba at the gathering, and Premier W. M. Martin, of Saskatchewan, and Premier Charles Stewart, of  Alberta, along with their cabinet  ministers, .will take the matter up  with the Premier, Rt. Hon.- Arthur  Meighen.  Amendments to the Manitoba Temperance Act will be brought into  force at the same time the Federal  order-in-council is proclaimed. Under thc amendments, all doctors aye  limited to the issuance of 100 prescriptions per month, and no prescription to exceed 12 ounces. ��������� Stringent  penalties arc provided for breaches of  thc act.      \  Peace     River    Crossing in   the hope i scmbly propose to thc    Governments  that   they   may   be   able   to  enter  the  district   in   the  spring.  The distance is approximately 600  miles from the coast, and Major Mac-:  Laur.n, superintendent of the Jericho  station ol" the "air board thinks the  idea is quite  feasible.  U.S. War Expenditure.  Washington.���������The net cost of thc  war to the United States Governt'nent  was fixed by Secretary of the Treasury Houston, at $.'-1.010 000,000. This,  hc said, represented the "adjust d"  expenditure of the treasury, excluding  all other outlay which had no relation  to actual prosecution of the war of  lhe period from April, 1917, to June  3D last.  Want Government Aid  Sugar Refiners Repeat Their Request  at Ottawa  for Assistance.  Ottawa.���������Sit-^ar   r������:fnn rs   again   interviewed tlie Minister of Finance in  to set up under the auspices * of the  league, . three new organization, finances, ' sit and health, with annual  confcrcui.es on these subjects.  Mr.- Rowell objected on the  ground that it was impossible for  distant countries to send their best  men abioad four times a year to attend the assembly and the conferences, and declared that, the result  would bc to throw these organizations under European influence. Thc  assembly, he said, "should occupy  itself with  these questions.  Canada at any rate, hc said, felt  that thcy were questions that should  not bc allowed to fall into European  control. r���������_  "Fifty thousand Canadian soldiers  und r   thc   soil    in France and Flan  May Join" little Entente"  Italy 'Has Completed Defensive Alliance W.th Jugo-Slavia.  Rome.��������� Italy and Jugo-Slavia  reached a secret understanding " at  Rapallo, where the treaty settling the  Adriatic problem was negotiated, by  which the former would loan 1,5-00,-  000,000 lire to the latter through an  Italian bank, according to the Gior-  nal'e d'ltalia.  It is asserted also that the secret  understanding contains the basis for  an Itala-Jugo-Slavia defensive military alliance. It would, therefore, appear that Italy has become pan of  the "little entente" made up of Jugo-  Slavia, Czecho-Slovakia and Rumania, but without appearing officially as a member.  Want Completion of Road.  Calgary.���������As.  a  means  oi   relieving'  tho     unemployment     situation,      the  council of the- Calgary Board of.Trade  decided to tuemor.alize the Dominion  Government urging them    to% under  dc.-s.Vthc pnee Canada has" paid "for   l^^tt.^J^  European statesmanship," hc cried to  the astonishment of the entire assem  bly and thc dismay of tlie delegate s. j  Arthur    Balfour    and    Mr.    Fisher  were    plainly    affected by the thrust  from   the   Dominion;   they   remained  motionless in thcir scats through the  regard to the situation created by the' debate vy.ith grave faces, Lord Robert  recent heavy declines in refined sugar.   C(lc.--( ' representing    South Africa in  that their difficulties were largely due  io interference with normal methods  of tra������ling.      The refiners were prom-  performance, but w.-nt on at intervals   is,,fI f'.'" consideration of thcir reprc-  ;ill night, vari. d    by    dances,    weird   ������������ntations.  songs and speeches   all hands joining  As on previous occasions, they urged l lne assembly, in a gentle way soften  ihat   they   were   entit'ed   to   Govern- j c(\ *t|lc blow by saying that hc agrc.-d  m.iit assistance in  that thcy cla med j with mm.n t|ml  Mr>  Rowell had sa'd,  but    thought    Mr.    Rowel]  was mistaken in supposing that the orgnniza  tions vvould fall^ynder the control of  F.uropc.    He could not go into a dc  In the dance nt times, my-solf included.  (To be continued)  B.g Price For Colt.  London.���������At the horse sale at  Newmarket, thc chestnut colt,  Archaic, which finished second to  Splon Kop In thc F.ngl'sh Derby run  at Kpsont Downs last June, was purchased by John  Sanford, of Amster-  S"e No Hops of Truce.  Liverpool.���������Prior to sailing for  New York on the Baltic, Sir Horace  Phmkett, chairman of the Dublin  convention, in an interview said:  "I see no hope of a truce in Ireland  nor uny hope In the overtures reported in the press. Thr re cannot  he peace while there Is frightfulness  on both sides, If the "people knew  how    many    persona had been killed  completion of 32 miles of tlu- Banff-  Wind rmcre road. This will link up  the work already carried out, and givo  a through automobile route from- Calgary by Banff, and Windermere to  Cranbrook and Spokane,  bate as to whether F.uropc had made  its way in the world.  dam, NV. ���������   Mr. S-nford paid IS000  guineas for the horse,,���������������������������which will be [ in    IMantl   we   would   soon   havc  taken to the  United States. ��������� j peace."  Fined for Spreading False Report.  Belfast,���������Directors Martin Fitzgerald aud Hamilton Edwards, of the  Freeman's journal of Dublin, who  were found guilty' of "spreading a  false report intend.d to cause disaffection," were sentenced to six  months imprisonment and fined ������500  each.  Refuse Degree to Women.  London.���������Cambridge University, by  a vote of 004 to 712, refused women  full membership in thc university on  equal terms with' men.* Most of the  other universities, including Oxford,  havc already granted fu'l iuoinbe.-rs.hip  to women, and the decision m ans  that the women attending Cambridge,  who are present at,the same lectures  and take the same honors and examinations as the rm-n, arc still prevented  from taking degrees.  W.   N.   U.    1346  Won Cattle Championships.  Guelph, Ont.���������Thc grand cattle  f championship of thc Ontario Winter  i Fair was won by the Shorthorn grade  | steer. Matchless Pete, bred and exhibited by John Kopas and Son*,  ��������� Elora. The winner was decidrd after a close contest with Greenwood  : Gaylad, the entry of thc University o!  [ Alberta. Issued every Friday at Oreston, B.C.  Subscription : $2.50 a. veai- in advance.  Sli.OO to U.S. points.' ".  ('. F.'Hayks, Editor and Ownein  ORESTON,   B.C.,   FRIDAY. DEO. J7  rtvses  proves the' rule that in these days  the electors are giving more con-j  sideration to the calibre   of    the ���������  man rather than to party allegi-!  ance, but until all the facts of the J  case are available he Review   is  not inclined to put any such charitable   construction  on the  incident, and as the Kootenay repre-  In   the   Kootenay   country   in ! sentative in the cabinet this sec-  general,   and   East   Kootenay   in  particular,  the  outstanding  surprise of the recent provincial election contest is the close run Hon.  Dr.,King had in the Cranbrook  constituency.   At present he leads  by about twenty, but with 150 absentee ballots still to be reckoned  with,  his  election,  while reasonably sure, is by no means a certainty. *:  tion of the province is almost as  much interested in his political  fate, as the constituency he directly represents.  Both as a citizen and an administrator Dr. King stands well -n  the estimation of the people of  Creston Valley, though had he  been able to get his good roads  policy working even a year earlier the result in this constituency  The cry has   always   been   for  might have been slightly differ-  good men in public" life, and when  the vote was accorded   the    women with it seemed to go assurance    that   the   female   electors  would see to it that only good men  were chosen.   Yet in the face of  all this we are confronted with  the fact that Cranbrook has come  within twenty of turning down a  representative  who  undoubtedly  measures up to the highest known  standards of what commonly typi- \.  fies a good member in every way,,,  and would have in his place a representative at Victoria who cer-..:  tainly falls considerably short of  the qualifications of the  minister  of public works, no matter how  you size up the two men���������either ;  in the jpoint- of community-or legislative usefulness.  ent.  Domestic Pack  The Kaslo Kootenaian accounts  for    the    disappointingly    small  J vote polled by John Keen at that  I end of the riding after this fashion:     "Poor   organization     and  i  I cocksureness  were the  cause  of  the low Liberal vote at this end  of the riding. It was a case of a  bunch of soreheads criticizing  their neighbors instead of getting  out and*-working. The candidate  was, possibly, too sure of election  atid took too much for granted.  However,    all    did    what    they  The  CHORLTON'S  TWO" PIECE  Dance Orchestra  for Country Dances and'House Parties.  ���������Terms on application to J.K.Ghoi-ltoni  ('reston, B.C  thought was for the best,  only; real Liberal workers in Kaslo were two, .and they were handi-  . capped   by   criticism:     If   John  j Keen is defeated it was by   the  i grouchers in his own party.    The  | -Bowseritesii. did  good  team work  j without any kicking and gained  many votes that should have gone  Liberal.*"'/  ���������^SifiSS  nretp  DECIutfi whether you want one  which plays all records, or one which  limits you to a single make���������whether  mm-m-m-t      Ww������������11      T^^>    +m apm^*-, -atm~a~m0������ 4������   *mmtwm-0.%*-*. At<J Mil*.*  t-~\ mm. r~m~~t~m.  ysju wm uc iwviiiciu wiui   vi&u   StlfcUU-UCtfU-S  of  tone   reproduction   or   the better  qualities afforded by The Brunswick.  And remember, this super-phonograph is produced by the House of  Brunswick���������famous among American  craftsmen for 73 years.  ^iTiplifie^  'PlL   '< ���������'���������'���������',      '      V :. '���������'   ���������"'  -'.<rT-  Just you hear Thc Brunswick I Learn  what the Ultona All-Record Reproducer and the new All-Wood Tone  Amplifier add to lone reproduction I  The Brunswick requires no exclusive  artists. IT PLAYS THEM ALL ���������  AT THEIR BEST.  Hear Thc Brunswick before you buy.  Its choice means permanent satisfaction.  Why   not   buy a   BRUNSWICK   for  ti  Christmas present?  MAWSON BROTHERS  weti  WW' r^,*'!iBw;^:/'j^JK/^ r.y?"*-Wr-". "Tr ������������������^is'^t1*''"  E t~-\ ' % r������> * KZ%S~\x~~Kn*   ?rr  . ,���������t     .    .,.*������      -al..,-*  E   IV J  lli^^ l   /~WfrV   M-*      ** J~*jmJ~*** '   r^j^wmyL*.*      *t+,*-+t4m),h  4 i  ���������    ' t    .? *     A     44  '���������*"��������� Tt0favlft&'~  iV-V. i ���������... /  1. 0t*.     ,���������-  Now  that the provincial  election has been disposed of, apparently, for another four years, political specialists are turning their  attention   ton the   federal   arena,  and possibly; the most discussed  B. C. Dominion* member is Hi., F.  Green, the:West.Kootenay representative.    All  along  there  has.  been a suspicion that   Mr. Green  will gradxiate into the senate in  due course, while only last month  the death of A. S. Goodeve left a  vacancy in the Dominion Railway  Commission that is supposed to  be the property of art appointee  from British Columbia;-" Follow;-;  ing Mr.  Goodeve's demise   came  the   death   of   Senator   Shatford,  Avhich makes-two senate vacancies Avhich must be filled -from.  this province;   Coast papers have  also figured-Mr. Green as due to  succeed Mr; Goodeve on the railway board.--Locally the impression is that Mr. Green will go to  the  senate^-but ; not  until  after  the 1921 session of the Dominion  house.        _____   Locally.; as well as provincially  December 22ncTis looked forward  to with a great deal of. interest.  Wednesday .next is the day that  the absentee .vote in the late provincial election will be counted,  and there are at least half a dozen  seats in which this delayed count  may change the present standing  of the two old parties ��������� though  not so decisively as to~endanger  the safety of the- Oliver government.    While ;at this end of  the  Kaslo riding the ballots ..yet to be  counted are not likely.to materially reduce or enlarge Col. Lister's  majority, yet at the north end the  Liberals are quite confident   the  final count will bring about the  return of John Keen by a lead  that will effectively obviate the  necessity of any judical recount.  Next to Kaslo chief interest centres in Cranbrook, .where HHon. J.  H: King has a lead of only 21 over  T. D.^Caven, and the Cranbrook  Tories are just'as confident as the  Kaslo Grits    that   Wednesday's  count will furnish them sufficient  excuse for a celebration on a-more  extensive scale than has been the  custom   for    many    years    past.  Should the number of "the. absentee vote indicate that the fellow  away from home cares little for  the privilege thus extended him  it is to be hoped an amendment to  thc Election A(jt will provide for  the elimination   of  the   absentee  voting feature.  If Charles Dickens were alive  today  he   would  doubtless  feel  called upon to revise the theory  expounded in one of his tales concerning the youth who had swallowed a shilling and after homemade remedies and local medical  skill had failed to recover the two  bits an. elderly lady advised sending the boy to the Wesleyan bazaar, solemnly assuring that if tho  Methodists couldn't get the money  out of tho youngster the case was  certainly hopeless.   In the matter  of gathering in the elusive coin of  the   realm   local   Anglicans   and  Presbyterians have showed themselves equally well skilled as their  Methodist   rivals.   A   couple   of  weeks ago Christ Church Ladies'  Guild bazaar reached high water  mark with a  net   intake   of   at  least $225, and last Saturday tho  IVi-'sbyteriniiN went ovor tho top  by accounting-for nn afternoon's  receipts of about $250.    And in  neither instance wiih it a case of a  fool and his money are soon parted.    If Premier Moighen.had   a  hull' dozen Valley church organization ladies iu  his cabinet the  matter of securing the necessary  revenue to wipe out the national  debt would be a mere detail.   Incidentally,   these   bazaars  surely  demonstrate   that   there .is, still  .some money in the Valley.  TO  SAVE   IS   EASY  Saving is a most beneficial habit, and an easy  one to acauire.  ".*';���������������������������'.- "���������' :   ^- . ���������'.    ' ".' ' '  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 four  figures.  1S6  OP CANADA  GRESTON BRANCH,  C. W. ALLEN,  Manager.  We   have   an   exceptional   opportunity  of  closing;  wi large quantity  of' Oat  Feed which  would   enable   us to   retail  this excellent fodder at* $ 17.50 per ton.  Call in,as soon as  possible, see  sample,-  and   let   tis    know   your   requirements.  iresfon Fruit Growers  } LIMITED  ���������Ovii"'stdck'is too large, and varied to enumerate all the lines we carry but, as usiial,  bur prices and quality are right.  :?z, FRESM  *'      ��������� ���������        ' Z '        "      -   'v"=' '-H   "J!'4 _ ,     .  ���������_.j z   ..j*. . - in-erodings pp. ****!**** --.<?* pr-*^**.  Peels, Walnut^ ^dnAlinonds;: .    :  Raisins,        Giirrants,       Figs      :  Dates, Oranges including Japs  by the dozen or box,. Grape  Fruit, Fancy Biscuits, &c.,&c.   ���������',  If yon want to give a present for the  home see ouiv  ALUMINUM GOODS  all prices from' 25c. to $6.00.  i   ��������� . - . ���������     ��������� ��������� . ��������� .��������� *  SLIPPERS  for Men, Women and Children from   ���������*,������������������������������������  $1.25 to $3.25.  HANDKERCHIEFS  for the Ladies and Children, 10c to 65c.  Come in and ask for what you want.  We have it.  Creston Mercantile Company  limited ..:.  A  ������/  w  TRAVELLERS'  CHEQUES  4  Convenience, security and economy are  secured by the use of Travellers' Cheques'  issued I>y this Bank. They enable the bearer to identify himself and are readily  converted into the current coin of any  foreign country. ������2*  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID-UP CAPITAL       -        .        $15,000,000  RESERVE FUND .        ~        $15,000,000  CRESTON BRANCH, C. O. Bennett, Manager.  i*   ' I,  ,i  fes  f  fir  -!/���������--'������  w  *\ .?-���������  'Zyf.  .'"^M-tl  J- V j  THS  CBESTOH  BEVIEW  /������>  Valley Irrigation  Cost $215,000,00  A preliminary report on tha Arrow Creek irrigation scheme is now  up for consideration of the Creston  Board of Trade and  the  locals of  Xlxrx  Vxixr  tt-:*-.j  XJ SIS%4*S*JS  TBV.   t-,ha  .Jx.vr  and are scheduled under the following heads:  Orchard  707 acres  Cleared and cultiv'td 425    "'  Stumped ������.������ 223    **  Second growth���������  883    " "*  Uncleared  114    **  directiy interested.  This scheme, which was first proposed in 1914, and which has from  time to time been, brought before  public notice, has at last come to  an issue by the receipt of a plan  and estimates from the water  rights department.  The experience of the last three  years has shown the urgent necessity of something being done to obviate the annual loss occasioned  the ranchers and the Valley generally by the lock of anything like an  adequate rainfall.  With the report now before the  public it is to bc hoped that a careful study of the project will be undertaken and either this or some  -other scheme adopted which will  meet the requirements of the Valley! generally.  The present plan of irrigation  embraces all the cultivated lands  below Goat Mountain, extending  from Erickson to Alice Siding  north of Goat River, with the exception of 300 acres already under  irrigation by the Erickson Water  Users' Community. These, lands  cover a  gross area of 2890, acres,  2352 "  , The intake is at a point on Ar  row Creek, 3f miles beyond Erickson, and the pipe line consisting of  reinforctd concrete with stave pipe  laterals, follows a gravity line along  the foot of Goat Mountain.  From the top af Crawford's hill  a pipe line would run to a point below the town from which a town  water supply could be had and an  electric power station established  giving approximately 260 horse  power.  The cost of the scheme at present  cost of labor and materiai is estimated at $215,000; but this would  probably be much io wer as prices  fall. The cost to irrigators on all  the lands scheduled would be $77  an aere, or $7.70 on annual pay-  menrs. '  To give some idea of the present  position as regards rainfall during  the growing season, and the neces  sity of supplementing it by irrigation, a return is given below of the  average rainfall from 1913-1919,  during the growing season���������-April-  September.  In regard to these returns it  should be borne in mind that a  rainfall of anything under half an  inch on dry cnltinated land is entirely   lost    by   evaporation,   and  doesn't reach the subsoil at all, and  it will be found on examination in  detail that nearly all the summer  precipitation is iu quantities of half  an inch or under,  If the Valley under these adverse  conditions has been able to produce  all that it has done what would it-  Kitchener having a thriving association of his own it was decided to write  and ask tnem to.name their regresent-  ative to act on the Valley 91-ga nidation exeeutive. The meeting also selected the first- Monday in the month  as the date of the regular meeting of  tbe association.  In assuming charge.-of proceedings  after the election of officers was corn-  Two of the three teachers on the  Rossland high school staff have resigned, and will be leaving the town  at the Christmas vacation.  Your Credit is Good!  not be  capable of "if given an ade-  pleted President Staples briefly thank-1 to ii  quate   supply   -innn-?   fr.T-.e* snn-.n-.gr  ed the gathering for the confidence  t*ve  during   vise suninici j  season.  The monthly average rainfall  from 1913"1919. from Dr. Henderson's reeords: '  April ��������� 1.10 inches  May  -  1.53      \\    -  June  1.44  ���������_ July r-��������� 1.31      ;4  August -  0.38  September  1.18  sr  ���������{-;i    SfBopsisbf      ������  land ftrf fc man; matiis   1 pi  reduced to |5 an acre; second-class to  12.50 an acre. -���������-.        ?���������-?���������  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only..  Records will be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposed  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. J'.i%'--���������������������������������������������-..-������������������ ���������piP'-'...'  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  - five years and make improvements tc  value of $10 per acre, including* clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres .  before receiving Crown Grant;- %       -P  Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 8 years, and has made proportionate Improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of im  iwovement and transfer his claim...  Records without permanent residence may be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent oi  $300 per annum and records same each  year. Failure to make imorovemente  or record same will operate as fox*-  felture. Title cannot be obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of $10.00 per acre. , including 5 acres  cleared and cultivated, and residence  of at least 2 years are required, a  JPi-e-emptor holding Crown grant  may record another-pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  "���������������lr without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  ���������fires,  jnay. be  leased  as  homeBltes;  Utle to be obtained after.fulfilling real  dentlal and Improvement conditions.  For graslng and industrial purposes  exceeding   840   acres   may   be  '���������ased by one person or company  factory or Industrial sites  areas   by  .. MPJ������ factory or inuusiriai sites on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions Include  payment of otumpage.  Natural hay meadows Inaccessible  Dy li?JlBt,n.f roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them. Rebate of one-half of coat of  road, not Exceeding half of purchase  price, Is made.  PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS  mx ACT.  The anope of this Act is enlarged to  !2S,luJ?5*������.a3'LPer1.B?nJ,a Jolnl"* and Berv-  In* With His Majesty's Forces. The  time within which the holrs or devlBeea  ml \ deceased pre-emptor may apply  for title under this Act Is extended  from for one year from the death of  such person, as formerly, until one  year after the conclusion of the present  war. This privilege Is also made re-  troactive. .    m  No fees relating to pre-emptions arr  due or payable by soldiers, on preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918  Taxes are remitted for five years.  Provision for return of moneys ac-  9rHSS**���������du6 ard been paid since August  4, 1014, on account of payments, fees  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions  interest on agreements to purchase  \������.T?n..0& olty ]olB heW -*������y mombers of  Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired  direct or indirect, remitted from en-  listment to March SI, 1980.  SUB-PURCHASER  LAND  Provision    made    for  OF CROWN  Issuance  Qrown grants to sub>pufchas'ers  I������ar  *m~ not aiaim wnoie or original par-  purchase price due and taxes may  distributed   proportionately   over  ������!���������  area.      Applications   mi<st   be  e.96    "  The report was considered by a  joint committee of the Br ard of  Trade and United Farmer locals  osi Saturday night and arrangements completed for gathering all  the necessary information to discuss the whole question intelligently with the ranchers interested.  I they had shown in him and assured  that be would do ��������� his best, and with  such a strong executive to assist him  he felt sure the association conld be  relied upon to give a good account of  itfelf in every direction.  That the enthusiasm of the Liberals  is not all on the surface is evidenced  in the fact that after .those in attend-^  ance had voluntarily contributed  ample to pay aii the debts of the" recent campaign, thirty of those present  planked down ahother $2 to pay their  membership for the ensuing year.  The executive* was ^instructed to  meet prior to the regular January session and draft a '-programme of action  for the coming year, which the next  meeting will be asked to accept or  amend and then adopt. . ���������?  We haye heard it stated that we  only run a cash business, so'we wish  inform our customers and prospec-  custosssers that we also do a  CREDIT business, and that we will be  pleased to extend credit to all of them.  We also allow a 5% discount on all  monthly accounts paid on or before  the 10th day of the following month.  B������     SI     ���������  #   ~i  ~--xAA,  run line ot Amas. ooous  NUTS, 40, 45 and 50c. lb.  PFEL, bulk Lemon, 70c. lb.  **     bulk Orange, 65c. lb/"""  . "     bulk Citron, 90c. lb.  PEEL, chopped,  Lemon, Orange and  Citron, in one-pound pkgs., 65c,  CURRANSS. per pkg. 20c.  SULTANA RAISINS. 40e. lb.  FIGS, Eating, 3Qe lb., or 20c. pkg.  ORANGES, $1.15 dole.  JAP ORANGES   expected   any day.  10% Discount for Cash 'on; pur-  chases of $1* and.'oyer.  t  of  Crown Lands. ncauTflnVrighti'"from  purchasers who failed to complete  purchase, involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase, in*  terest and tcurea. Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase --��������� -*  ���������     *^  be   dli     "  whole  area.      a dpi  made by May 1, ioao.  ORAZINO.  erasing Act. }..,, for systematic  development of livestock industry provides for grafting dlncricts and rung*  administration under CommlsMloi-er,  Annual ^graslng permits Issued based  on numbers rstgrd; priority for *x\~\*.  ileh-Rd owner*. Btoch -owners mas  form Assoolatlonii for mnge manitge-  m������nt. Free, or partially free, permit*  for -settler**, campcra or traveller*, uu  to ten bead. g*  Institute Elects  The  Herald  is  already  predicting  that the Penticton section will have a  yield of fruit next year 25 per cent in  excess of the bumper crop of-1919.  utterfield & Son  Fernie   has   a  with 02 members.  poultry   association  Loyal Oranp Lodge, No. 2835  Meets THIRD THURSDAY of  each   month    at    Mercantile  "'  Hall.    Visiting brethren cordi-  "    ally invited-,  ERIC OLSON, W.M  ifSi Shoes. Harness  We guarantee satisfaction and  prompt service.    Charges  ��������� reasonable.  JOHN JOY  Postoffice Blk.      CKESTON  Shoe Repairing  Men's  Half Soles, $1.25  Women'sHalfSoles,$1.00  Guaranteed for 6 months.  Alex. Mirabelli  Shoemaker   - -    CRESTON  Friday afternoon last Creston "Valley Women's Institute held'. their an-,  j nual meeting at-which the following  officess were elected for the ensuing  years Mrs. G. Oartwright, Mrs. Geo.  Young, Mrr. R, B. Staples. Mrs. Hayden and Mrs. Edmondson, with Mrs.  Cartwright as president, and Mrs.  Edmondson, vice-president. Mrs. J.  W.^Hamilton- will continue temporarily as secretary.  Miss MeLuhan, health nurse for  Creston and district, gave an interesting talk on her work here, in which  she laid particular stress.^on the work  amongst the school children, pointing  out that it was with the child we must  start the campaign against disease,  Her business is to prevent disease, and  also to keep it from spreading, and the  first step toward that end was to follow up the doctor's examination' in  the school and show thr* mothers in  their homes how to carry out his in.  stvuetions.       *���������"'    -  Another branch of her work is bedside caie, and also assisting -it confinements and operations. The nurse  does not attend infectious cases, but  is willing to give advice and ge-> to the  door in such cases, and if anyone  needs advice with babies and children  she will come at any time if called.  The annual,, report and financial  statement were read by the secretary,  along with the library report. It was  decided that the library balance .of  $13.32 thould be expended on books to  be donated toi the Public Library Association, After a vote of thanks to  the retiring officers had been passed,  tea was served by the juniors.  Is there any  Meat in  the  House?  This is the first tines-  tion that presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. Bnt why  worry P  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Finest Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  .Bologna, &c.  are  always  to  be had  here.   In meats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock  products.  P.  L  06  BURNS  SO., ltd.  Liberals Complete  Fine Organization  A* large, enthusiastic and thoroughly representative turnout of Liberals  was In evidence at the re-organistatfon  meeting on Monday night in Speers'  Hall, Retiring president J. W. Dow  opened proceedings by stating the circumstances that were largely 1 ���������������������������sponsible for the decision to reorganize,  and then.asked that the meeting select  a chairman for the balance of the'  evening's proceedings.  J. P. Rose was readily. ehoHun to  preside, and after the meeting,had  passed a rcftolution of appreciation of  the work done^by President Dow and  the other old; officers, the election of  officerB was the next order of business,  the following gentlemen being chosen  to take charge of thd Cieston Valley  Proyincial Liberal Association affairs  for the next twelvo months:  Hon. President���������.1. W, Dow.  Hop. Vice-President--J, P. Hose.  Prenldent���������R. B. Staples.  VIce-Presldent-r-A. D. Pochin.  St)oretary~-C, P, Hayes.  Trcannrer���������S. A. Spours.  An executive of 12 memherR, giving  representation to uvery point in the  Valley, was decided upon, and ths following wore elected j  Sirdar���������B. Whitesides.  Wynndel���������H. Irwin.  Alice 8iding-~F. Simister.  West Oreston���������"Geo. Seymour. ,  Erickson*���������F.Putnam, E.Onrtw right,  Canyon���������Phonso Huygens;  Lister���������Vino. Liddlcnittt.  Creston���������J. E, Hayden, M. 'J, Boyd,  J. A, Lidgate.  Give Something  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 w^s wanting. For the men  we call attention to our stdek of '  Gillette Safety Razors and Blades  Auto .^ Razors and Blades  Razor Strops an  This is just one of several lines of goods we have  that will make one of those "just what"! was wanting"  Christmas remembrances. Not a bit too early, either,  to be attending to this feature of Christmas shopping.  ���������ww  trhts    ���������������-���������������  C*  naraware csr furniturex supply  M. J. BOYD.,       Company Manager  Transfer, Uvery and Feed Stables  Sleighs and Cutters.      Team Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several  Sets   of Second-Hand  Harness  B  Coal and Wood For Sale.  Mm Sm McGREJITH  Phone SB- Sirdar Ave.   ~ *     Grestort  ���������A.  DOING  ANY  BUILDING  or  FIXING UP  9  We can  supply  Portland  Cement  Lime  Shingles  Lath  Lumber  all sizes and  g.rades.  anyon City Lumber Company  LIMITED  ttm������mmmimt4m0mtsm0*WM m  Willnit..  %,   ~t    B-ev������x^ mr-mr  ?  The Wisp  Mm  ��������� EY ���������  ARCHIE P. McKISHNIB  Printed    by    Special    Arrangements  with  Thos.  Allen,  .. - Toronto, Ont. -    . .  % #  (Continued)  He turned his head, as the bushes   ffIsc solace which, had dragged him  on his left parted, and with a laugh   ??wn. ������ that other world, grew up m  _������ _������������������_, UrxiA  Z..x 1.-.. ,-       iZ..x   his sick heart.      Then he shook himself, squared his shoulders, and drew  himself  away .from  memories   which  pulled him back and down.  Hc would meet Edna Marsh as he  had met Timberlev.      Let her think  not so strong as his will, and he  woujd have fought it and beaten it, he  knew, had fate not stacked thc cards  against him. .  Then had come the theft of the examination    papers,    his disgrace and  expulsion     from     college. -     Hc  had  ; stood      alone���������outside.       Not      one  j friend,  not   one   hope.       And  like   a  ! wounded  thing,   he   had  crept-away.  j Hidden in an isolated part of the city,  he had given himself up to thc drug  . completelj".       Then,  just  before  the  . end, something had"called him, and he  had . come  here.  Dorkin looked about him. His  eyes were humid, his hands when he  unclasped them from about his knees,  trembled.      A deadly longing, for the  SIMPLE AS A.B.C.  TRY IT THNICHTriVS         - -   ** AVltiJU A   4  Vi***  XXXX     XX  YOUR NERVOUSNESS  of welcome held out his arms. -Qut  from the shadows bounded the* big  lynx, Lulu, to throw herself at his feet  aud twist over on her back, all. four  paws in air. * .  Dorkin drew . one of the paws to  him, and examined its long, knife-like  claws, and his face grew serious.  "I don't know as it's wise to let you  roam at large this way, oid cat," he  told her, letting go the paw and stroking her yellow nose.  She purred hoarsely, and lay, mouth  half open, gazing up at him from amber slits of eyes. Then, as though  she discerned that' something was  troubling this one being in the world  which her wild heart had learned to  trust, she sat up and licked the hands  locked about liis. knees.  "Where did you leave, your kittens,  Lulu?" he asked.  She reared up, her paws on his  knees, and shoved her moist nose -in  his ear. He put his arm around her  and patted her sidc._ -  "Please don't 'evade the question.  Queen Lulu," he insisted; "where are  your kittens?"  But thc big cat, in answer, simply  closed her sharp teeth on.his felt hat  and bounding clown, 1ay, twitching  hei-f short tair, and daring Ivm to chase  her.  Just here, from a copse on thc left,  came a faint sound of distress, or  loneliness, and, dropping the hat,  Lulu, bounded into the thicket. A  few minutes later. Dorkin saw her  leading h *r four kittens across a little  glade, a hundred yards distant.  Again his gaze wandered to the far  picture of the hills, valleys and forest,  far beneath him. Perhaps, after all,  he was laying claim to too much, he  thought, bitterly. What right had hc  to resent the coming of others, even  although they did bring him unhappy  memories of a world in which hope,  for him, had been slain? Timberley,  he felt, wonld harm him further if he  could. Had he not admittced as  much? Well, he could tight a man,  but how about this girl, this Edna  Marsh ?  He wondered what she would say  when she learned that the man she  had seen go down, a social and moral  wreck, and Dork n. the woodsman,  were one���������what  would  she say?  The perspiration sprang out on his  brow. Well, what could she say?  She would, of course, think him a  coward.      Anv man  i> a coward  who  The '/Dress Retains  Its Potnilaritv  . .            .     ..               mmm      w_ ���������   mmm   DP       m  runs away from a tight. She* would  want to know why lu- had not stayed  and vindicated himself, if he were in-  r.o*~*:*rit���������he-- ! a up.'hod shortly, and tho  blood leaped to his bronzed die k.  Of course she heii ved him a quitter.  But  why was .-he h'.'re?  He   reen! led   his   first   meeting   with  Edna    Marsh.        I:   was   at   a    Ru-rby  what she might.  Slowly hc made "his way across the  glade, through the hickory grove to  the*, cabin. Passing around the cabin,  he came upon her.  .She was seated in a low, rustic  cfrair, looking down the path to the  lake, on which the coot and teal were  weaving brown and blue-grey patterns, as thcy fed.  So engrossed was she in the view,  that she did not hear his step.      IJe  stood,  gravely  surveying her,  adm-r-  ing the dull gold of her hair, the cx-  i quisite coloring  of her check.      She  ' was very beautiful, hc told himself.  "Miss Marsh?" he said.  At the sound of his voice, she leaped to her feet.  "I'm Dorkin," he explained, as. her  wide eyes opened wider, and gazed up  into his face.  Her own face had gone pale. She  held out a slim gloved hand, and hc  held it in his a moment while hc.  said:���������  "Welcome to Hardwoods Preserve'!  You must be tired after the long  tramp across the Portage. If-you'll  excuse me, I'll step inside and have  Mrs. LaPeer prepare some refreshments. By the way," as he turned  towards the door, "Danny spoke of  Mr. Washburn and your uncle beirig  here. I presume thcy arc down with  LaPeer, looking ovcr the grounds?"  "Yes, they���������" She hesitated,  looking up* at his face again.  He smiled, then immediately his  face grew grave as he noted her lip  tremble;  "Of course you have recognized  mc," he said. "Yes, I'm Stanley."  Hc could, not help thc cynic-'sm creeping into his voice. "But" he added  quickly, "up here, I am Dorkin. It  was my mother's name, you know. I  didn't care to take anything from that  past, back yonder."  "No," she whispered, "no, of course  not. Would you mind if I sat down  again, Mr. Dorkin? Thc walk has  tired   me   more   than   I   thought."  "Wait." He stepped into th- cab;n  and returned with* a big rough oaken  chair, the back and seat of which were  composed of tanu- d bearskin "You  will find this more comfortrble," he  told her.      "Please try it."  Thc girl sank dawn into his comfortable depths, with a sigh. "Oh,  it's rest itself!" she exclaimed.  gn imps e-d "  er   an  Later. ,  his co'.]  a''y     in  tho'i-j-!*:  v.-���������aril* :  had  .' ^.! 0  -rod'  i-r.r  c~.ii:  i:h   t!  ;>.-*. rtj,  en:  -,:���������-;.       He had tr'im-  ���������d    face   an1.', ng   the  after     he     had  ������������������  bal!     to     victory.  iT.vcn   in   honor   of  lu*   hrtd   1*  en   form-  to     her.       He     hnd  beautiful.        Afte.r-  *���������'*, rr.* r, y t'.trv s.    She  ef  r  .*���������:- n*i:',',;)?nv  to  ��������� Worn.'out, tired in the morning,*you  lack the energy and ambition to work  as of old. This means nerve decay  ���������nerves that are starved for the want  of good, rich blood.  It's blood nourishment that vitalizes the nerves. Your blood is thin,  \Veak, watery. It's tilled with poisons that hang on because your kidneys don't filter properly.  See here, fix up your kidneys, put  new life-in your liver, and you'll feci  like new iu a short  time. -  To do this, you must use Dr.  Hamilton's Pills, thcy make life took  bright and pleasant because they restore harmony and vigor to the organs that need repair.  Dr. Hamilton's Pills warm the  blood and fill it ���������>vith nutriment  that's bound io build you up, that's  sure ������p lift ,your weakness, that invariably does make joyous, robust  Good Health. ^  Think of it, youthful strength, lots  of nerveH'force, plenty of red blood  surging through your veins���������-isn't this  reason enough for your usuing Dr.  ������������������Hamilton's Pills? Sold in 25c boxes  by all dealers.  and she answered, 'Some day you will  know.'"  He paused, the old pensiveness she  had g'impsed at thoir meeting creeping back into his face.  "It is not necessary to tell you how  low I had fallen," he said with an effort. "You already know. I was a  failure���������a weakling, a moral and p'ty-  socal wreck, an*"'���������he added huski1y  ���������"I had lost all faith in humanity,  even'in. God Hims If!"  There was pain in his deep ey.-s  turned upon her sympathetic ones,  pain and distress and shame.  -"  "Sometimes, I wonder why there  arc not more wrecks than there are������������������  in that world where I -went down,"he  said. "There are so many���������so very  many sailing aimlessly, without a  compass."  "You mean without faith?" she  whispered.  "Yes."  He,smiled brightly, . "Up here, you  sec, it is all so different. You can  no more help believing in God than  you can help breathing His air or  wondering at His works. You love  Him because Hc is the life you love,  full and satisfying; you follow Him  because His trails lead to happiness  and contentment. And do you knov  ���������why His kind-ed follow Him, believr-  Him. love Him? Look, this is  why." ���������  He placed his hand in a pocket and  took out a few kernels of corn, at the  same time giving a-low, whistling call,  and to the girl's surprise, from'a little patch of wild-rose trcos, almost at  he-r feet, there darted a small partridge hen Straight across to the  keeper she sped, clucking and dragging her 'wings, quickly to swallow  the swet grains he he'd out to her.  He  turned  to  the  girl.      "There  is  You get the full  weight of tea  marked on the  seaien j^e-Lt i\use  package.  The tea is weighed  on our costly automatic electric scales before it goes into the  package.  *  ���������  In the sealed package,  you get not only full  weight, but full flavor,  full strength and all the  good qualities of Red  Rose Tea protected  against-the air, odors and  dust.  By Gertrude Beresford.  Simple frocks for the informal si  fairs of daytime, for shopping or for  the morning promenade are shown in  most fascinating styles. This model  is originated in orange silk garbar-  dine. A one-piece creation, it is richly ornamented with buttons covered  with the fabric and edged with black  satin. The sleeves are very short  and arc finished with monkey fur.  This is aiso used around thc collar  and about the hem. The bodice is  slightly bloused above the belt o*  orange" cloth. In the back a little  fulness is shirred in at the waistline.  The small soft hat is made of the  fabric and its trimming of monkey  fur carries out the treatment used on  the dress. ^-..,  Red Rose Coffee is as  generously good as  &       Red Rose Tea  62  ���������j-wwiwaMW^  H.C. of ������.. in Philippines.  One of the explanations of the high  cost of living in the Philippines as  given by a complaining native is that  the tribesmen who were formerly  content to appear in a breech-cloth  are now compelled to wear pants by  order of  Uncle  Sam.  Protect Birds of Fiight  Prince Edward Island Supreme Court  Confirms Migratory Birds Act.  The supreme court of Prince Edward Island has given judgment upholding the provisions of the Canadian Migratory Birds Act based upon  a convention between Canada and the  United States, framed for the purpose of protecting birds ofjHght. The  constitutionality of thc act was challenged but the court found that the  Dominion Government has the power  to pass legislation giving effect to  treaty obligations.  Yon aro not  ex periinent-  ing when  ye>ii u-e L>r.  Chase's Ointment for Eczema an������J Skin Irritations. It relieves at once and gradually heals the skin. Sample .o% Dr.  Chase's Ointment free if yon mention this  pape-r and sent! 2c. stamp for postage. G������c, a  box: all dealers or Eelman**"]n, Bates & Co.,  Limited. Toronto.  the   answer."  he   said.       "Th* t   rittle  bird  hns  learned to  trus-- me becaus--- ���������  she   b-ows   1   simply   her   with   foo 1.  He stood looking down at '"cr. Sil-   Perhaps, too, she possesses suffici* n'  ence   f 11   b'twecn   them.       Her eyes' reasoning    powers    to    realize that  1  were once more turned to the lake.       protect   hor.      Well,   that   is   exactly  At last he spoke.      "Doulvlcss, -ou   mv   attitude  towards   th-   Creator   of  this world whieh has rebuilt me, ��������� No'  much of a rcligie-m, perhap������. n*5 thos-  Christi-n peonl ��������� of that world behind  me weii-'d .think it���������but quite sufficient  for me."  "1   thinlc  it   a   womWful   relicion."  said the girl���������-"big,    gripping    in    its  are surprised to find   me   here,   Miss  She did not jjnswcr him at once.  Then her eyes once more appniis -A  his b:g, athletic figure, n-stincr finally  on the boyish face. "1 suppose w-  a'l find the place to which we b long  dav,"   she  said  as  though   to   simplicity.  ���������some  herself.      "I did not know thai in the j  man  who had been  reclaimed by this  (To  bc   continued)  >::*:  t"!  p ���������*������������������-.*>-.  v.h J-?  tin p,  T r.P  s *���������*!''  in rr* ���������  pr-1-.*  r,'-( *  t ">���������.<-   -*.*  from  it  d'.��������������������������� =  C.ti'i],  i.hr\\  sh.-.-.-,  hie.-  ���������r*-*->  ior  isr-r  ;-.*-n  n;(*r! come a  tp.  ���������������������,   to  ���������   tn-   ta  ' - h *   ,** '*  :id    *-'"    f,  it'-T   an  PA  ���������A   P  e  : ��������������������������� ������������������-���������,:-���������;* o n  !;������j*'ie-,ns)*'ip  , r    to--go! ��������� C'  insult   t<*  I...  him  hi*, had; wonderful .forest, 1 vvould find���������you"  she said wonderinely, "but I am glad  it  1*5   yeni���������I  am  glr>d."  "Are you?" he asked eagerly. "Then  tell  me,  why nx? you glad?"  "Why  heo-uise"���������she hesitat'd, her  day  ���������>f  !;te  series  ������������������������������������   him-  Onrkin  --���������in   had  dice���������!%���������-   fi-imiiig   scarlet��������� "because   it  d i-.vn,    not    proves you  to be just as^strmiT, jnst  ���������i \  had  had, a,:, u<* --tie, just  as big as God had in-  en.'led  yon  should be."  ������������������������������������I   .-arneifl  ih'-* Litter ha'.f of that  . :,     : ������������������   -.* h -r-'i;   h;ee*t  '!,       'I'M-dl*.'    -i'i   ','...'  ''.>;,<]   n-.i ei *,'   d   '! J'  *,   *���������'. *,d   hrid   Le* en  deaden  the*  *���������*,,*.in,  I  ii ������������������ ii,, <j  \,<i ���������.*/*.*,' i  elrutr,       Tint   the  ,1V"  I I V  ,!,  per-  ;���������,���������**)  hr.'")  ,* n   ������������������'!>:  Ui   ri I ���������  morn-  I,.,.  W,*  [Te sank down on the blocl-: opposite 'vi-, "It's splendid of you ,tn  ;!iin'<* ihat,'" he repl eel, "But I don't  r\f-,r\-\-r it., 1 am neither strong���������as  yon n*e\m --strong���������nor gi'iitlr. And  of  a'l   Hi,   rr* ret nri's   which   find   has  SHORT OF BREATH  Could Hardly Walk  Without Resting.  Just Imagine  I'lie Ueliejious picserveb you would make it you could walk out into an orchard of  One Thousand Acees oi ripe, luscious iruit, in iir- pink ol condition, picking only  Xtjfe choicest, using nothing with it but pure 'cane eugaT, and il, ,n addition, ������>-u  had the most scientific mncliinery to turn it out���������Don't you think your Jam would  be  just   about   perfect?     Tliir   is   iust   how  E.   a   SMITH  &  SONS,  Limited  MAKP,   THEIR   JAMS   AND   JELLIES  the   tnbt   to   snake    1'urc   Jams   in   C;iu-ad=,   and   x.s   ii.il!   leading  ol   then   new   scasoim   strawberry.      It   is   delicious.  _Tlic>    were  In  popularity      Try   a   tin  Ask   your   crocer   10'  E,    IJ,   Smith's   Jams   with   the   M-ppIe   Leaf   label  E. D. bmiih & Sons, Limited  Fruit   Uroweis  ana   Preservers,  ,    WINOVA,  ONTARIO  Western   Distributors  Watson  &  Truesdale,  WirntpcR,   Hcgmn  and  Saskatoon, Sask.     Donald   H.v Bain  Co.,  CalirarY  and   Ketinouton,   Alta. \  I'hieee  ,t  in  this   solitude   w  ������Crr  ich  litis  rc-  '���������H.iele*    trie,',    I    ,1m    pe* |*h;iJ.lR    |1*C   StlinT'-it.  "Listen," -is she rdiool: her hcud in  r-roi:i:-Tit, "I' am still' sonu-thin*.*; of tin  iilii-ti here, you se'-. 1 rani*' up to  rlii*; jd;><"-������������������ 'a i'l1 v**i'";il -.vrei'lc, I want-  rd to he a lone at tii ������������������������ end, I was  ���������ii-.-.-itr.'i!*/ eknie. Well, as I say. [  5,tr;*ye*d up he-re.: nr rather we'll sav \  was  dra*,*-,n  up  h' rr,       I   like   to lliink  When yon ro to a physician ro be  rx-nniined for any h art trouble one  of tht- first qi.t* siie^ns he asks is: "Arc  you   short  of breath?" j  Now, when the heart brro'-'es affected -there ensucu a' f-t-lino; of  a choking srusaiion, a shortness of  breath, pa'pitat on, th-obhini?, irrer, ,  ular beatittg, smotHci'iiiR sensation,  dizziness, and a weak, sinking, -ill-  pouc feeliii-*; of oppr-*sion and anx*  -iety.  On thr first siun of the heart hcj,  roininrj weakened or the nerves, nn-  strung Milhurn's ll'-an and Nerve  fail's arc just the remedy you-rerun re,  They     regulate    and     stimulate     the  i i  of it that way," hr sin l������*d---"drawn iM������' heart, and struigihcti and restore tin  w.hede   nerve   system.  eM r. Stephen Crous", Rast ClifTnrd,  .N.S,, writes:���������"! snlferrd for five  vrar.s willi heart trouble. I could  hardly -.\allv from the house to the  hani will-unit fsting as 1 used to  >'.rt so shun of bieaih, huetors  (���������(mid not help inc. My wife told mc  lo get a hux ol Miiburn's Heart and  Netve I'il'ls and 1 felt bitter after  ������ king ihein; three boxes made mc  quite well, I am now li lpitiR u y mm  tn wo>k the farm, and can truthfully  say   I   feel like a ditTi������mU  man."  i'i ice Mle. a box at all dcalera or  nia-h'el dui'et on rrrelpt of price by  'Ibe I. Millmin Co. Limited, Toronto, Out.  irro.       And  this  forest  lie'-e <|  me  to  heht hae-k fi������������������������������������ -manhood h t-rive mean fuitideiie f-<r hi.[,, le*M*me'ss fur ������ae|  nietr.or)'-*,   for   h**ll;*-!i   r  avii [*;, 11  '���������'���������,,: '"-"���������' -I   hop *.        |������   took   nn-  in   i's  ;.--; *    '��������� '!   ���������"��������� '"-!    ��������� ,'���������   b-.-rlt    to   -,ane*  safe   nede*r   tar eliti'v It   saiel   tei  ' V'eii arc  ,   lit. ih   ��������������������������� i', y ,i " ay, Vou  'ii*e*'|,     r-(j.j..      e|i',ee,ura</   e|, l.el  W 'ie t   ont    i lie     w;i ���������/   (o   you,"  i������*ant rn1  or  a rn!  tn*-,  u\v  'fh-   pu\  \,~T\>-<\,   _   >"_  "I     S.'iiel.    'Why    do    yen    elo  sometHie*/   v/hie h   ha ,  I ail   i-  and   faile ! '*'       Vou   see,   M is  for- (  'ad '--irii'"! not  i#, -n  ���������fjrrat Mother.      Hut .die wts  I;  HIM'  A  aril,   lion  rl|,'1tl"'  ti     - ', ;  tide'rant  Counter Check ��������� Books  Provide the only means by winch you can Ueep an absolute accurate cheek on youc'  s.ilr������,      The new lu.sury tax an.) sales tax mal.u.-. it nci.L*-.hiiry to Utc\> such a record  VS e make sales books atuiublc foi any hue of butiiucss, with eiihcr duplicate or tri'  plicate   copied. '  TRIPLICATE  BOOKS  There In a tieary demiiml just pow lor trtpliutite book*. We make a great  variety of triplicate books., -both iu ---ej>ur-ite carbein  leaf and bla<-'i  back ������tylc.  Write un ior -.ainiJle and prieeH belovc placinu your next order, or Xtk any ot  ���������ur ftgcnw to give you tho inionnaiion.  Vegfetablc   ParpKraent  Butter  Wrappers  We are in the bent -lomtion ol any Iir in in Canada to fill -,-jui order promptly  for parchment buuer vvihinjcii, either pinut-d or peetui, Ue kit ta ������c iniiioiter.i oi  this tee.ei.n oi |)o|,e.*i, and have upcuiul iai-.ihtie* ior prititiiitf wi .impure*, in either ona  ���������r two color* oi mk.  WAXED   PAPERS  We tlto manutnetute ��������� complete line oi waxed bread nnd .-..cut wrappers, plain  ���������r printed, waxed paper roll* lor Heine uxe, nnd wuxed  *i;.pern toi  all puipi-Hea.  Oui ct|uipiuciit ti. the enuM luudeiu e������nil coiupicie to ue tuuud in Can il.t, Our  Coud-t ii c ti t ������t cU.-,s 4 ii el our neivuc u piuuipi. Uti u.*> (huvl* mil io .uu on your  ���������aexi uuier  tor  Counter  Check   lluuKh.   I'uichiucni t.~i>at, or  Waxed  l-aper,  For quotation* apply to publmhcr oi thi* p.iycr.  Appleford Counter Check Book Co., Ld  HAMILTON,  ONT.���������BKANCIl   OPPICES AT  TORONTO, MONTREAL, WINNIPKQ AND VANCOUVKIt  ���������MWkaoAMIMk*/*!  ti+04mts*tmtiimim+~mm~4  *4  ^'.^  ^1  i,  i  i  vi  ���������tewi V.T.1  sy.-iW'iBW'iwR-ytti'teitr^rtrat^.'^aw <prii-p,Arf.  -1.)    \r     .**        l*    ���������".Vi  t  'h  Ki.  R*  Ifc'  ���������TV  ���������8 ''  ft.  ->yr.  ft  THE .   REVIEW,     CRESTON,     B.   ' <?.  Sf/  -aSto  Slaves to  a  C 1     >_  Diet  BY LORETTO C.  LYNCH  An   Acknowledged  All 'Matters" PertE  Expert   in  dning   to  Household Management.  L.           ' -��������� ���������.^/���������'���������:   "  &  **-U  I have had a \>Tisitor, a boy of  twelve. Dear boy, .too. . The kind  of a "boy .who can do little things for  you and whistle and fly kites and be  generally nice-���������until it comes to eating. And this boy's diet is so limited that it is hard work to. cook-for  him. '.'*:  Sick? Not-a bit of"it.* But the  poor boy has bec/i permitted to grow  used to eating just a. few of* the  more expensive foods. Arid no. matter how tasty may be some of thc  cheaper dishes nor how attractively  you prepare them; the boy is polite  but quite firm in his refusal to  much as  try  them.  And the boy is worth writing about  because there are so many fltore of  him. And the boy and girl of his  kind., is grown up, the boarder who  picks the boarding house charging a  fair board and then grumbles because  so many things are served that are  "uneatable." -;/ .  And the boy. grpwn is the unhappy  traveler who, because he cannot get  the few foods he knew at home, decries    the    land  of' milk and  honey.  Sometimes  this  boy,  grown,  expects  steaks -and chops from his wife daily  when  he. provides  only  a beef-stew  incc-mc.    He is the boy in the Army  and Navy who feels abused when he  receives   ;   wholesome      meals      well  planned from a dictic standpoint and  properly prepared because; only now  and then do thcy give him of the few  foods to which he has limited himself.  One of the first bits of advice is, do  not let this sort of thing happen." ;No  child likes new foods always the first  time these are presented to him. And  the same is true of grown-ups.      But  the  housewife  who would    use    the  world's available food supply to ad-:  vantage will make an effort to introduce at least one new dish a week into  the    diet. -    Make    half    the    recipe.  Sometimes  a  small   serving  is more  conducive to liking than a larger portion. '���������*...  There are some housewives who  think that a meal without potatoes  is really not a meal. Yet these same  women are often surprised to find  that "their families welcomes steamed  rice  with   carefully  prepared   tomato  sauce when perchance they arc dining  j out. ��������� __  My little visitor did not come for  me to discipline in the  way of what  was good for him to eat.      And, of  ; course,    courtesy    dictated that I try  j to    please    him.      But  he  ate  only  j steak,   chops,   potatoes,   white  bread,  j butter, peas, corn, and    a    few    rich  I desserts.      There was no green vegetable,    or    in    fact    any    vegetable,  j.other than peas    and    corn    that    he  would eat.,    Fruit, too, and eggs and  cereals and milk he had no liking for,  although he would take milk in cocoa  or a rich dessert. ^  Yet had he not been.a guest, had  he been trained for a few weeks, I  feel sure that through starvation he  could have been induced to taste the  golden apple sauce or the luscious  baked apple or the nice, fat raisins  and other delicious fruits.  And when he became hungry  enough I feel sure he would have  eaten a  slice of boiled mutton, with  WARD OFF PM  TSow -can just tell by its healthy^  stimulating   odor, that   it  ia  '    *d������A**^St    ~~r%.   rtrm wrt~v%.   *-~mfxA  ���������livr***!*  fc*-r w ^\~'-~* jgw^M  f-���������p j oniy had some Sloan's J-in?-  menti" How often you've said  thatl And -then when the rheumatic twinge subsided���������after hours of  suffering���������-you forgot iti  Don't do it again-���������get a bottle today and keep it handy for possible use*  tonightl A sudden attack may coma  ���������oh-r���������sciatica, lumbago, sore muscles,  t>ackache, stiff joints,. neuralgia, the  pains and ache9 resulting from expos**  ���������ure. You'll soon find warmth and re*������  lief in Sloan's*, the liniment that penem  traies without rubbing. Clean ,'econora**.  ical.  Three sizes���������35c, 70c, $1.40  (Made in Canada)  slice  its tender carrots and boiled onions.  And, possibly, if we put a very little  so* brigl\t red jam on the thinly sliced  brown bread, he would have had a  change from brown bread as well.as  a simple, attractive dessert.  HOLY GEE, MY HEAD  FEELS GOOD TO-DAY I  *Na*^^vwfv������vij*^--'^y^^  Road to Flin Flon Property  JPain Over Eyes Is Gone,  headache Cured, Catarrh  Relieved!  This is the Commbn Experience of Those Who Breathe  the Vapor of  Catarrhozone  . Remember this. Catarrh can never  be cured or even.relieved by a cough  syrup, a spray, or tablet treatment.  Trouble is these remedies slip quickly over the sore irritated membranes^  drop into the stomach and do little  else but harm digestion. It's different with "Catarrhozone"���������you inhale  it. Every breath sends healing bal  sams to.tht inflamed tissues. -^Tightness, soreness and inflammation are  cured by healing pine^* essences. The  cough dies away, throat is strengthened, huskiness is cured. Nothing is  so simple, so convenient, so certain  to cure as Catarrhozone. ' The dollar outfit includes the inhaler, costs  $1.00, and is guaranteed to cure. Small  size 50c, trial size 25c, all dealers, or  The Catarrhozone Go., Kingston, Ont.  Commence Survey of Northern kine  -"     To   Connect  With Mining  Field.  Thc survey of a railway from Mile  7 on the Hudson's Bay Railway to  the Flin Flon has commenced under  Major Wilcox, D.S-O. Two gangs  will be required and a. third may be  put on to complete the work by  March 1.  The route lies from Mile 7 along  a gravel ridge to Lake Athapapu-  skow," a distance of 53 miles, then  on the north side of��������� the lake to Flin  Flon for 33 miles. Four miles of  the railway already are built as a*spur  of the Hudson's Bay Railway.  Dealing: in Habit  Forming Drugs  Federal   Officials   Assisted  by  R.C-  M.P.   Prosecute   Vigorous   War  Against Offenders.  The  war  against  illicit  dealers  in  habit forming drugs is being: prosecuted vigorously by officials of the federal department of health, working in  * co-operation with tlie Royal Canadian  Mounted Police, but it is stated that  there is hardly a section of the Dominion   which   is not in some measure enmeshed by these drugs.    Every  possible means is being taken to" unearth offenders and during a period of  eight months in   1920,    prosecutions  have been obtained in 40 different-sections of the country, the fines in these  cases    amounting    to ' approximately  ttori ncir*  In many cases drugs to-the value  of $12,000 wholesale were confiscated,  and when the hundreds per cent, profit of the traffickers were added*, these  shpments would have had a-market  value of $50,000 to $60,000. Peddlers,  dealers and even doctors and druggists names are included in those of  the convicted.  In more than one case the name of  thc doctor found guilty has been  erased from thc register of the college of physicians and surgeons of  the province in which he practised.  From Cherry-  Blossom Lai^d  Fhe Japanese Give Good Example  -*--*&&?[  Time isn't exactly money, but some  people spend one just as foolishly as  the other.  Tests on Alberta Goal  SS your ^M healthy? Is  he or she up to standard weight, of good color,  witli plenty of rich, red  blood tp nourish the groW-'  ing tissues?.  For children who aro thin������  pale*! anaemic, under weight,  nervous, restless*, sleepless, Dr,  Chases' Nerve Food is of tho  "'greatest benefit-imaginable.  Being mild and gentle in ac*  jfcion, and yet wonderfully pat-.  $nt as a restorative, it soon  triages tho blood rich find buildi  tip the feeble nerves.  96 esnts a bo*, - for |a.TB, all d-saleri, ~-  \_&-\---~-t BaUfl * Co., Ltd., Toronto  Government Industrial Research  Council to Conduct Experiments.  Alberta coal tests covering a wide  range of scientific investigation and  research will be undertaken by the  government's industrial research  council and the university next year,  and to make preliminary arrangements for the \york, Edgar Stensfield,  who has been secured as chemical engineer for the government, is now* in  Edmonton. Just when the experimentation is to take place has not yet  been decided, but Mr. Stensfield is  discussing the matter with the government and university authorities  with a view to the arranging for the  installation of the necessary plant and  testing apparatus and to determine  the precise nature of the wdrk to be  first undertaken.  Wins Over 60 Grain Prizes at Shows.  D. I. Sheley, a Lloydminster farmer, has been notified that he is the  winner of the fourth prize for six  rowed barley in a class of nearly 70  competitors at the International at  Chicago. His grade was lowered  owing to discoloration by rain. This  makes a total of over 60 grain prizes  won by Lloydminster farmers at international and provincial shows, included in which arc the. Colorado  trophy, being the world prize for oats,  and tHe Brackman Kerr trophy, being the prize for the best milling oats  in Canada.  Relief from Asthma. Who can describe the relief from suffering which  follows the use of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's  Asthma Remedy? Who can express  the feeling of joy that comes when  its soft and gentle influence relieves  the tightened, choking air tubes 1 It  has made asthmatic affliction a thing  of the past for many. Good druggists ! everywhere have sold it for  years.  Western Canada Poultry Association.  A proposal for the formation oi a  Western Canada Poultry Association  in the three prairie provinces was  adopted at the annual meeting of the  Saskatchewan Poultry Breeders' Association In Saskatoon. The question of the formation of the organization will be taken .up with the Alberta  and Manitoba bodies by the Saskatchewan executive.  Tt As s.. p?s=  verb of Cherry  Blossom Land  that beauty " -t���������"  face and figure depend oa  wo m a b ly  health.  What il tt  that makes our  Canadian women often paio*  sallow-faced,  with dark cir-  clea under the  eyea, and veiy -"'  often old ai  torty-five when  they should bo  in their prime?  Women Buffer in girlhood  trom backache.  I spine-ache ana  headaches, fol-  loweKl by irregularities and a*  ���������*, result diseases of the womanly organs ar**  cnore common than any one but a phy������  ���������rician in active practice could suppose.  ONTARIO WOMEN TESTIFY  Chatham. Ont.:���������"Dr. Pieroe'a medicines have been used in my family at horn*  (especially by my father and motlj-ar) eve*  ���������rinoe I can remember. They alwaya.proved -  very satisfactory. Through overwork 1 a*  one time became all run-down in health*  was-on the verge of a -complete nervou*  break-down. I went on ailing for about  two years, during which time I suffered  terribly. I took Dr. Pierce's Favorita  Prescription and it soon built me up in good  health and cured me of the nervous condition. I consider it an excellent medicine  for the ailments of women."���������MBS. CKAft,  flTUS. Jr., 28 Duke Sfc  -���������''���������''     '     ���������'������������������,���������" .. ... '     _rrz3  To Help Austria  Encouraging news has been received from Paris to the effect that the  French and British Governments -have  formally - agreed on the question of  he;r Aig to restore Austria's economic  position. The Austrian section of  the reparations commission has expressed satisfaction over the French  and British agreement which promises to make Austria's work easier by  providing the means to raise ��������� funds.  a?  Mi'nard's Liniment For Colds, Etc.  Catarrh Cannot be Cufed  by LOCAL.APPLICATIONS, na they can-  not rench the scat of the disease. Catarrh  is a local disease, greatly influenced by constitutional conditions. HALL'S CATARRH  MJEL>lOJNE will cure catarrh. It ii taken  interna!!)- and act������ through the Blood on the  Mucous Surfaces of the Systcm. HALL'S  CATARRH MEDICINE if composed of  some of the best tonics known, combined  with some of the best blood purifiers. . Thr.  perfect combination oi the ingredients in  HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is what  produces such wonderful results in catarrhal  conditions.  Dru-jf^ists 7Sc      Testimonials free.  !<*. J. Cheney & Co., Propi., Toledo, O.  , ���������**  '���������   ,     '.'���������*  ases  Reparation By Germany.  To British eyes Germany can make  reparation on a large scale only if she  is allowed, and even at the outset  aided, to re-establish her foreijjn  commerce. If at any future time  Germany makes a deliberate default  it ���������will probably be upon a scale  against which the seizure of her  gbods in transit or her bank balances  in this country would yield but a trifle  of compensation, to say nothing: of  the fact that it would presumably lead  to a counter-seizure of British properties in Germany. If Germany deliberately defaults, tlie Allies will have  to consider much more serious measures Mich as a complete boycott-  London   Daily Chronicle.  A MOTHERS ADVICE  Once a mother has used Baby's  Own Tablets for her little ones she is  always happy to recommend them to  others. Her advice, given after a  careful trial, can bc readily followed  with assured good results. The Tablets are a mild but thorough laxative  which never fail to regulate "the  bowels and sweeten the stomach.  They always do good���������they cannot  possibly do harm even to thc youngest babe. Concerning them Mrs. P.  Laforest, St. Nazaire, Que., writes:���������  "For three months my baby was constipated and cried continually, On  the advice of a friend I gave him  Baby's Own Tablets and now at the  age of five months he is perfectly  well and weighs twenty pounds. I am  delighted to be able to advise other  mothers to use them." The Tablets  are sold by medicine dealers or by  mail at 25 cents a box from The Dr.  Williams Medicine Co,,. Brockville,  Ont.  Not Traditional |  The report that ��������� thc sultan of a  South Sea island" has willed all his  wives to a Yankee sailor indicates  that his majesty was not informed  about the traditions of .sailormcn  whose way is said to be to scatter  their wives rather than to concentrate them in one port.���������-Detroit Free  Press.  Plenty of women do odd things for  the sake of getting even.  ��������������������������� 0mmm00m0....0 ������,i  11,   I,     ���������   Mini.   Japan Refuse to Surrender "Cables.  Japan "stands pat" on her refusal  to surrender former German cables in  the Pacific seized during the war, it  has been learned   authoritatively   at -  Washington.  The Japanese attitude is similar.to  that of France and Great Britain,  which have refused to surrender the  former German Atlantic cables in the  interests of free and untrammeled  world communication.  Granulated Eyelids.  Eyes infemed by espo-  ���������ture to San, Oast and Wind  ymm. r~xx quicHy relieved by HurioQ  @^3Na EyeRemedj. NoSm-utina  ^ ju������t Ey������ Comfort At  STour Druggists or by mail 60c per Bottlcw  For Boob al fhe Eye free writs b-ts  gissrln* ey������ Bom-edy C������^ Chicago.  When ordering goods by  mail, send a Dominion  Express * Money  Order.  All mothers can put away anxiety  regarding , their suffering children  when they have Mother Graves'  Worm Exterminator to give relief.  Its effects are sure and lasting.  AGENTS WANTED: BLISS NATIVE  HERBS is a remedy for the relief of Constipation, Indigestion, Biliousness, Rheumatism, Kidney Troubles. - It is --.veil-known,  having been extensively advertised, since it  was first manufactured in 1SS8, by distribution of large quantities of Almanacs, ConV  Books, Health Books, etc:, which, are furnished to agents free of charge. The remedies  are sold at a price that allows agents to  double their money. Write .Monro O- Bliss  Medical Co., 124 St Paul Street East, Mon-  real, Canada.      Mention this paper.  SHWESSH���������B  The evil  after they  office.  that men do, often lives  have   been   defeated for  Minard'd Liniment For Diphtheria.  Anarica ��������� Plant***  Dot Renediet  n  BOOK  ON  DOO    DISEASSS  and  How to  Peed  Uftiled     Free    to    xar  Addreu  by   th������  Author  H.   CLAY   OT.OVim  CO.,   INC.  Itg    Weil    31-st-street,  New  York.  U.S.A.  You can't judge    books    by   their  covers���������especially after the shortage'  has been discovered.  A Kidney Remedy  Kidney troubles are frequently  caused by badly digeated food  which overt������U������t these organs to  eliminftto the irritant acid*  formed. Help your stomach to  properly -digest the food by  130 drops of Extract  as Mother Seiner*  and your kidney  promptly dis-  : the genuine*       |  Clean Stomach, Clear Mind.���������The \  stomach is the workshop-of thc vital  functions' and when it gets out of  order, the whole system clogs in sympathy. Thc spirits flag, the mind  droops and work becomes impossible.  Thc first care should be to restore  healthful nction.of the stomach and a  reliable preparation for that purpose  is Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills. General  use for ycars has won them a leading  place in medicine, A trial will attest their value,     v   '  SINCE g 1870  ILOH  30S?SFSCOUGHS  Weeks"*  Breakup A Cold  *A B LETS thy rutm  PRKE2S*  To Investigate Cost of Production.  David S; ICcrr, chartered account  ant, of Montreal, haa been appointed  a commissioner to investigate Into  and report concerning the production  costlof the coal operators of District  18, British Columbia and Alberta.  Cobk'a Cotton Root CompotteS;  A ta/t, rtUabtttrea-lattft  tntdioin*.   Bold la.throo Axu  Minard's   Liniment  Cows.  For   Garget   In  W.   N.   U.   1J46  If a young man is convinced that hc  will never amount to anything in thc  world it doesn't matter how soon hc  begins to part liis hair in the middle  I and  smoked clgareltei.  ���������RM* oi ���������trfngti������--Jjo. ii *H  No. ~. ������3t No. ~v W P" bofe  Bold by til drunrUu. <������������������: ���������mi  Jir-tpiid e* ree*������lp������ olft.fd  i"M������ pfcmpbUU Addrsisi  THt COOK MKDICINK CO j  T0������O*nO,C������T. Ihmt-i. Wlrturt  PTARZOSi:  jn*������ Bottfc slaw o<������^ar**J5E������X������jr?0*  nxur ax ������������N*oa^ii.uxQ|i7oir,  "OPlLUi  POD THM  Ml������s������  hiy.B.2^.������5,owev������ c  "���������^^^^as^^^^gaggSB-r-s^gaBR^^^i^^^  ^tm^ttttfm^m^mn*^tnK'.'  ������Z!S!eiaS(t^S^-^@^*^^l*^  .  ^      *,>..*-.-'    '���������       - i * "^  Local and Personal  THE  CRESTON  BEVIEW  J. A. P. Crompton has vacancy for a  few pupils in singing.  For Sale���������Cutter gear (new) $10.  Jas. Adlard, Creston.  Wanted���������Biacksmish's yise, state  pi-ice.    H. Brown. Lister.  Birth���������On Dec. 9th, to Mr. and  Mrs, J. Leiliott, a daughter.  Birth���������On Dec, 14th, to Mr. and  Mre. CM. Brousson, a son.  For Sale���������Registered Oxford ram,  8 years old, $36. F. K. Smith, Creston.  Haye youi* Christmas flowers made  early. See sample and leave orders at  the drugstore.  For Sale���������Bell piano, in splendid  shape, t-caeonabie price and terms. J.  A. P, Crompton, Creston.        .  Coal���������Another car of Gait coal due  on Monday. Order today to. be sure  of your supply,   H. S. McCreath.  Dressmaking and Sewing of all kinds  done by Mra. Pettigrew, living in Palmer house,  two doors up street from  millinery store. .      '.>;^;*  Stoves For Sale���������Founlid cook  stoye with reservoir and pipes, $21.  Air tight heater and pipes $5. Alf,  Palmer, Erickson.  Moyie pations are reminded that, as  before, show nights at tbe Grand are  Wednesday and Saturday, at 8.30, and  that the old Peekin prices prevail.  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 off  home cooking Is announced for Satur  day,  Dec,  18th,  from 2 to 6 p.m., in  Sneers' Hall, under Methodist Ladies'  "Aid auspices.  Miss Iryine of Vancoover has been  si-cured by the trustees to .succeed  Miss England.4 who has resigned as  resigned as teacher in Division III. of  the public sehool.   *  The final danee before Christmas is  arranged for to-night in the Auditorium, with Creston orchestra music and  a charge of $1 to gentlemen. Supper  is 25c. additional all round. ',:.  Members of Creston Masonic Lodge  are reminded of the regular communication   on  Wednesday: night.    Tins  will be the annul meeting, and the attendance of all members is asked for.  BRING IN YOUR  latteries  for  Winter  Remember vour Batteries will  run down when your car is  not in use.  ���������Sometimes good Batteries are  mined through not being  charged.  J will keep then) fully charged  at $1.00 per month.  Creston Auto & Supply  R. S. BEVAN. Prop.  T. M. Edmondson reminds that he  has an excellent stock, of flour and  feed on hand, as well as a few tons of  No. 1 alfalfa, all bales of which are  weighed out to each customer.  School closes today for the Christmas holidays���������except the primary  room which was dismissed on Wednesday, Mrs. McLeod, the teacher, being  summoned to Vancouver, owing to  the illness of her mother.  There was a fine turnout oh Monday night for .the -re-organization  meeting of the -Valley Liberal Association, arid the new organi^tion starts  off'with 30 paid up members. R. B.  Staples is the new president.  Sleighs made their first appearance  on "Friday morning, a snowfall of about two inches making the slipping  good while it lasted. Coming on top  of mud roads naturally the sleighing  was not good for more than the one  A..*\v ���������.'...-  vxtx.tr.  At the meeting of the public health  nurse committee on Tuesday, Miss  McLuhan. nurse in charge, submitted  her report which shows that during  the pa-jit. month she made 130 visits. 68  of these were instructive and 62 weie  nursing calls.  The'Presbyterian Ladies Aid bazaar  on Saturday afternoon was the most  successful in the. organization's history, the cash intake being in the  neighborhood of $240. The girls of  mission band accounted for $25 of this  at* their table.  There .will be mt rning service with  Holy Communion at Christ Church on  Sunday at 11 o'clock. Rev. J. S. Mahood will be at Lister in the afternoon  for a baptismal service when at least  half a dozen new arrivals at the soldier settlement will be christened.  The Young"-.People's Club in connection with tKe Presbyterian Church  had an attendance of almost thirty  at the literary meeting at the manse  on Friday night. The meeting this  week is in charge of the social committee at the home of A. R. Swanson.  % The feature, of Tuesday night's session of the Board of Trade, was a quite  comprehensive statement, on the.Arrow Creek irrigation...report. by..R.;  Stark, who had carefully digested ithe  report of Engineer Biker. There was  a good tiuinouti. tweaty members being in attendance.  ZpF-- Smith of l^thbwdge^^lta..^pe^^  offie^;||ispetrU>r for- this district, -was  hereon an pfficial visit the latter part  of the -^eek, opening out the office, at  Lister its,a money-order office.    The  sale, of stamps and other business at  the  Creston Office shows'a'decided, in-,  crease during the past twelve months.  Mrs. G A. Hunt and Mrs. (Gapt.)  Forrester of Kitchener were here over  the week-end attending the Presby-  teriari bazaar, the former*staying witlj  Mrs. Henderson, while the latter was  a guest" of Mrs. Geo.'Johnson. Mrs.  Forrester is just recently back from  an extended visit at- the old home at  Woodstock, Ont.  Manager Rodgers had a full house  for opening night at the Grand on  Saturday, and . the new house has 7fi  por cent, more seating accomipoda-  tion than the Peekin. The new house  is certainly up-to-date in "all its appointments, and with it available.  Creston will surely draw more travelling shows than heretofore.  The foroman of one of the local  bush frews was up before magistrate  Crompton on Satnrdry on a charge of  j having veninon in hisipossesaion in a  logging camp,  nnd  was fined $13 and  [costs.     Lawyer   A. B. Macdonald  of  ' Cranbrook was here to defend the  case,   and   will   probably   appeal   it.  i Game  warden Bird of Lister pros������cut>  jed,  ��������� Creston is to bo favored with a  ���������six-day chatnuquu next year���������possibly  town id  the end  of  July or early in  ! August.     Miss Leona Smith, booking  FTS THAT PLEASE  i-m  ������  We have-endeavored to pick out gifts this  presents, but also be useful as well,  the best standard  merchandise,  below as a possiule  * *.**>*  Erectors, 1.50Ao $6.00.  Electrical Sets, 2.50 to $3.75.  Doll's Carriages. Cabs and Go Carts.  Doirs;Craclles from 35c. to $6.50.  Wheeibai^ws, 50c. to $2.50.   ,  ARC Blackboards complete.  Dolls from 10c. each to $10.00.  ChilcL's Sets of Dishes, 25c to $5 00.  Teddy^Bears; 35& to $4.0a   ; .  Toy Giins arid Pistols* 15c. to $2.50.  Mechauiclfl Toys of all descriptions!  Celluloid Dolls and Animals.  . Trains;'Iron Toys, Furniture, and other  too numerous to mention.  Goods  Ivory Goods of all kinds���������100 different  pieees to choose from, at all prices.  season that will not only make beautiful  Also, we have made our choice from  We list numerous articles  hint or reminder: \  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.  Jr@5SS  Fancy Stationery.  Christmas Cards.  A walk ^through our store-will suggest dozens of ideas for gift giving.    Sttfeksiri every department are at their best, arid gift-buying could not be done under better conditions.  Stocks are not disarranged or depleted, and the spirit of Christmas is everywhere.  atway  9  agent for the Dominion Chatanqua  people, secured twenty-two signatures  to the 'guarantee contract during hex-  stay here; o'n Saturday and Monday,  (^hataiiqua 'includes twelve performances, about 60 per cent, of the entertainment being musical arid* the balance dramatic or lectures.  The. Cres|������m . Hotel-changed owners  and management on Monday morning, when Manager Hollinger, who  who had been in charge of the house  since Mrs.. JMh������u\. took possession in  June, turned the. -business ^bver to  Dong Barney & Company, wht>/have  purchased ��������� both. the building and contents. Ih addition to ranching operations -Barney alsooperates the Pacific .restanraiat ;and:rowns the -store at  4^^t^cc^j^-^d:: ;byi;^.jyUvnuel;:--;'*-.i-i'i*.  Considering the* short notice that  was given there .was^an..encouraging,  turnout^'of 'patrons., to secure books  from Creston's pew public library.  At least 300 of the new books are now  available, in addition to the 260 vol-  limes that made / up the old Institute  library. At least another 100 of the  new books will be along any da>*'now.  The library is quartered in the old  Union,-office near the^Bevan garage,:  with Airs. J. W. Hamit-on in cfa������r|-je.:  Dominion ftfuitV-inspector Fletcher^,  who spent the. latter part.of the Week  here, gathering information as to the  stock of apples on hand, estimated  that the growers are still storing^  least 12,000 boxes���������apparently , ;$$  major portion of the winter varieties.'  In 1919 it is doubtful if 25 per cent, of  this amount was held over by the  ranchers.: '������������������'' ' '"p '~ --������������������>."������������������;    r  Auto olvners are reminded ��������� that  their car licenses ^expire within the  -next two weekt, arid a^ the new regulations covering these car licenses.aiy.  ���������now in effect, and necessitate ^a; brand  new personal applicatiou Which has to  be made in triplicate^ to-Stty'ntVfchirig  of a cobsiderUble amount.8f detailed  inforriiation /that"' has   to'" be~ given."  ...     ... ..........    ..,r   ������������������. ,ir..  .  V7,,. ,.^i ��������� A      .-  Those who desire to have their.new  number plates for use at New Yearns  should lose no time in intervieiwing  Provincial police Vaehon.'  The trend of-the times is'shown by  the Union's advt. in this issue. That  milled feed can be offered at $17,60 per  ton is an additional proof of the effort  to establish prices on a pre-war basis.  This should be of assistance to those  having stock to winter, the beat-giving properties of the oat feed supplementing the poor quality of: the hay  grown on the flats' this season and  thus help bring stock through in good  condition. The Union requests t-h������t  gtowers who wish to avail themselves  of this opportunity place their orders  as soon as possible.  ���������] Every memberof the United Farm-  eers' arid Board of Trade irrigation  committee- were on hand for the Joint  meeting of these committees on -Saturday night; After hearing ail the  details of Engineer Biker on tbe Arrow Creek scheme jthe. opinion jvas  Uia^imuus that the cost-.was not-excessive,^^^and'M^ssrs..- Iattlejbhn, ,W.. V,  J^ikspri and Jas. Adlard were named  a committee to assemble all the necessary information, particularly ^s to  the forma6ipn.ltof a water'munieipfil-  ity, and . when prepared to. report a  meeting of all theproperty owners in  the proposed irrigation area will bir  called.  ���������ouly six more days away.    A host of shopping will have to be done before then,  and the all-absorbing question, What "shall I give," will have to be settled oqce and  for all.    Let  us  help you make a satisfactory decision.    Oiir stock is replete in  every line and a visit to this store will be both helpful and suggestive.  UP- GRADES  in-en't apt to worry the owner of *  good car ao much ������ik the up-keep,  Soonei' or Inter repairs are need-  ������������������d. Then It, isn't .so important to  etonnidor the first cost of the work  elone as it \n to" hiive the  Auto Repairing  elone right���������durable material* us/������d  and the job done underMUindirigly,  to hist and giy^ Hatlsfacthm.  Our fharges nyn frtir. our work  right.   Try us.  If    -rr .   V**-'    -Z^        \   ������������������     '^ ^l������  PBCOTfSR!  QCDlfBPE f^flBJft^C  USSLOSUW  dLBlBBUL UAnAIlL  UOQATE BROS.  PHONE ei  Ladies' Handkerchiefs   .  We are showing a splepdid range of Ladies'  Fancy Handkerchiefs, attractively boxed,  from 606 to $1.25 per box,   *  Ladies' Silk Hose  An ideal Christmas gift, and always appreciated. W������ haye them1 in Black, Grey,  Brown Ael^.d-White; from 1,50 to $4.50 pair.  Ladies' Camisoles ,  Beautiful CflAriieoles Iri orepe de ohene, fillk  and. wash satin, in white and Hcali, os-  quisitelyitrimmed, at 2.50, 2.75 and $3.25.  Brushed Wool Scarfs  A vary appropriate and sensible gift. This is  a handsome soarf. coming in the following  HBHorted shades: Tan, Saxo Blue, Grey  and Old.Roae.    Prioos 2.50 and $3.00.  Ladies' Fancy Collars  Au elegant rango of fancy Collars in lawn and  voile, from 1.00 to 3.50.  .*-.     -mm  tmrnrnt-  Dress Gloves  You will be quite safe in selecting his Gloves  at this store.    Fine Mochas���������lined or un-  ;   linedr-.at 2.50, 2.75 and $3.00.  Superior Neckwear v:  Our range of MenV Christmos Neokwear, is  excellent* You will finn smart, up to-the  minute deeigns in beautiful silks at 1.50,  1.75, 2.00,, 2.25, 2.50.  Gent$9 Hose       . f '.:'.  We can fill yoijr every want in this direction  from a splendid assortment of silk, lisle  and cashmere box, ranging in prioe from  1.00 to 2,50 pair.  Gents'Armbands, &c.  Your selection will be easy when you see onr  elegant disdlay of Armbands,. Garters,  Suflpendern, etc.. all neatly boxed, and at*  tractively priced from 50c. to 2.50.  Gents' Initialed Handkerchiefs  Fine quality hemstitched handkerchiefs in  praotioally all initials, at 50a each.        ,  I  The Store  of Gifts  Smm 4tfMM*fc   HHHHhii  The Store  of Quality  A MM  "���������im   ' 1&  "f\  rr  \  /.'m  . -m-mWm  fi  ^ .J  A  ���������i'f  <sfl  M  i  Pmfir*  -    *������������������*'���������   Q)  ':������������������','> '  '���������~-'f'.  Z:% K:[  Hi  It^t-viiC^'-',"^ '\wtfi'lfV^*������^^rt^w^wjtt

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