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 ', fK  *    ,   xrA  -xW'  *     STvtf.  .  eHa ""-  - *.v  rf**fc  s \������_  -        i-' i mm i i-r-'n- ������:rr-,rKl"S35a''*A������ ���������_  rsSimWW^^^^^  ���������?'  P  - - ..   . -**>        **- ���������>  -,-XX   IJU--VU   'V   <*    ���������,   ;-',  --,,+   "  ir  I  ���������-A  'tftrtr*  1*1"  JTfc T1T7T l-lffl  etC    tt,   V    I    tt W  A-n-'yi yr   --  .������.V*!**i..iJr    ���������- "  mmrvmm  Vol. XTT.  OBESTON- R C,  While possibly just a little-late none  tht less hearty ������^th"&*congrat������slatiou8  to Mr. and Mrs. Wminster, on their  marriage iaet week. Bert is a landowner here and for a time was employed at- the mill, where > he made a  host of friends.  Mr. Bell,' who recently purchased  the A. R. Swanson ranch, has Just  completed the' erection of a garage  thereon.  School opened on Monday With the  --SSB8 staff of teachers in charge and  an attendance in the neighborhood of  60 scholars.  Mr. Vance and two sons are tm-ay on  a logging contract for J. B. Winlaw  io the timber about opposite the milLr8******  Annua! meeting of Canyon United  Farmers is called for.to night at tbe  schoolhouse, the chief feature of which  will be the election of officers for the  ensuing year. John Wood is the retiring president.  The old year-was respectfully usher*  ed out and the new year joyful!?  welcomed in by the young people of ;  Canyon at a party given for them at-  thehome of Mr. and Mrs.. Searle on  Friday night. The fechool belli figured  in the ��������� proceedings, witb Manford  Samuelson acting chief sexton.  , Capt. Rowbury, who has been on a  yisit to Victoria, arsiyed back in camp  a few days ago. William Brothers,  who were at Nelson for the holidays,  have aiso got-- back.  Things were .livened up a~bft one  day the latter part of the week, when  a horse driven by Miss Ruby Listei-  furnished an exciting run-away  through camp. Fortunately no one  was hurt, though the cutter was  rather badly wrecked.  Mr. and Mrs. Vine. Liddicoatt are  spending a few days with friends in  Cranbrook.  The   Ohrisimas   tree  doings  made  available   through the   generosity of  the   Y.M.C.A.  carne   off   on   Friday  night, with a good turnout of young-  and a most enjoyable time-was.  Vi-i  ..'-:.-*te.  3������AY, JANUARY 7- 1921  tL'rrx.        A1^  ���������������**!������������������"  WzsmieSei  - <   - > ,������������������**,*<> ���������  And������ Mrs;-'59ctor  ���������3-  ���������������e*'i&c-'ViicceeB<sff������t  Johnson were  Shorty Adams will shortly be in a  position to supply the needs of several  householdersvwith fuel. While held  up for snow for, log hauling he is busy  manufacturing .some of tbe timber on  his place into cordwood.  The senior room at Lister school did  not resume   operations on   Tuesday,  owing to Principal Lewis burning in  his  resignation   a   few days ago.   in  order to become princial of the superior  school    at    Port    Alberri.    The  trustees   hope  to have his successoi  installed   with-outT delay.     In parting  company   With Mr.  Ley-vis it is only  fair that *we -should  ssy  that hte has  been an ideal citizen,     As head of tbe  school he proved himself a competent  teacher and  principal ^whiSe   in    the  community life-he rendered much unselfish and usful service notably in the  organization ef the Literary^"Dramatic and   Musical  Club,   in   ptitting on  successful school concerts at Thanksgiving and Christmas time, as well as  in    picking   the talent  and   getting  things under way for a first-class pvc*  sentsstion Of the comedy drama, "Tony,  >fche Convict." on the IStb.  A^,4'id^e\^-������counL  The school teaches have no,f������rthe������-  " need to. worry asJ to the fuei -supply.  Dad Browell, who had the w������*od contract* &as con-pleted delivery .of tlie  J*eG*Sl"*,^^tS������!S   V~tvm~i        - ' "*   S ,      %-x f     r'~ ,  - ��������� r- ���������rV fi^ZT' ���������-%.   > -   ��������� ry     A ���������A-'  ������*-*���������-**- -i.������*������UOm������  iHiMS* ptsis-ji* i  _^tr^r������-#^^  to thfe limit, l^anyotj. needing aup^bet  " room ant^'i^ster-sni^ tb^be^sH^ of _.a&������  ^commodation within a'y-eiuv'why not  a central  consolidated school  at ihe  Canyon. ' Zy  Mr.  ho&ts tii ������[  party on Wednesday night.  Wynndel local of the United Farmers has its. annual; imeeting on Thurs-  . -  i.     *       "\^A . -  day mgnt, Jan. <$tnj; when a big crowd  is looked fori''Tbe year has been a  busy one and Som<i interesting reports  will tfe heard." e**V"-;>  * ���������*      -*���������*-*  The United Fatjmers unloaded another car of hay this week, this time  a car of timothys which sold lo the  members at$4���������hat*hn.  O. 3. Wfgen'Ve-yideutly intends to  haye* a masimun^crop of berries next  4vf\.it.4Vtiv -V*   *mft-lvi.~r**-*     t-r.   K.o     S....w������.. *S*������*.  t���������VrX0XJ...9. 0...    tmX0���������xr00r.0        040.      UI.,        ...   *mX*Jlt4.XJ,t  4- *- J. -VI *n'  plant he last wee^? imported  five cars  of  fertilizer:?-- Hfs8;oriKinal   intention r������P������-Oboppon.  Mr. Dennes of Spokane has been a  holiday visitor with his son, Dick.  He says there is no place like Sirdar  for a restful holiday.  Our readers will be pleased to hear  that Mrs. Loasby, who underwent a  s'eriqus operation at Cranbrook hospital a couple of days preyious to  Christmas, is recovering nieeiy. Mrs.  Brewis, who was called to Cranbrook  as an assistant nurse on the case, has  returned, but Mr. Loasby is still staying at Cranbrook.  Members of the Loin bard o family,  who haye been having' quite a time of  it due to illness, are now all well on the  way to recoyery.  Station agent Goodman has an apprentice to telegrayhy in the person of  was to get aboiifc j?) tons, but through  some error almokf^200 tons of it were  shipped.  i<   v  ZM-  Mr. Kunst, iiS������ of Boswell, was a  New Years'^ visifj?rr with Mr. and Mrs,  Butterfield. He; was enroute home  from Porthiil.     -:t'  Mjieter  Saturday promises to be quite a  busy day of it at the camp. Tne  Ladies' A-o.siiiary Wve a meeting1 at  the school in the afternoon, while at  a 15, p.m. the G.W.V.A.-is giving a  dance with special, qrchsstra r'.ukIc '  The admission is 50 cents to gentlemen  and 25 cents to ladies. .  Mac. Fraser, caterpillar engine operator. !g just back from a trip to Okanagan points, and is busy at present  hauling  shacks  out    to   their  farm  locations with .the big tractor.  T. C. Phillips is a business visitor at  Calgary this week.  ,   Speery   Phillips,  who is attending  the, provincial  uniyersity at Vancou  ver, was here last   week on a visit to  his home.  ^^^^l*fJ*  U~m.-i  of   the  election  at I*fe|-k>n^ oil the  The Sunday sehool got away to  quite an encouraging start on Sunday  afternoon when about25 scholars were  enrolled and astaff of three teachers  in charge as follows: Mrs. Williams,  Mrs. Packman* and Miss F- Bathie.  with the latter aisoacting ks secretary.  It is anticipated-nexb Sunday will see  a still larger attendance, which will  include ' a fewC.^dditional teachei-s.  Snnduy schtto! 1������; at 2, v.':th church  serviee at 3 p.E^p-**-  The A'thletic������:prub is giving another  dance at" the 0ubbouse tf>night (Fri-  ; day), and asstf$e 'd*irthat there will be  a good floor and good music���������and the  more the merrier. Tbe indies ate  .asked m_brin&refreshments.  Wi^ tn������i-������i'ity-rOf Ip t������> ^>^������ev>at)rd g������J*  oij-thert^ is little danger of Col. ListeV  being courted out.  A' CoYTecHon���������Poetically  In "Decision  and Indecision" in  last  - week's Reyiew,  Our attention  has been called to- an  alleged mistake or two.  The mistake in question is a simple but  a small one;   ,  *Twas, the guiding of the waynf Stanley and Livingstone.  Our critics say the North Star south of  - * .the equator does not ahine,-  Thus bringing me to task for that part  part of my verse or rhyme.  But  do   you   know,  my   critic,  that  Stanley und Livingstone  Explored much territory north of the  equatorial line���������  Where the North Star in   its glory  > conlp be seen by these great men.  And tt}us, my learned critic, you will  . surely see ,.;  The mistake, if there is any. I'ests with  yon and not with me.  ���������T. M. EDMONDSON.  weddings. Ihe^contractin'g ^parties this  early in the *year being Miss Olga,  youngest daughter ������f Mr. and Mrs.-0.  -J. ^Wigen, yvi.0 was married to Mr.  Clarence O. Ogilvie, tbe- ceremony  being performed by Rey, T. D. Mc-  ��������� ?}-CIintock at tho- Presbyterian manse,  Nelson on Monday afternoon. The  bridesmaid was Mi������. Walton of Silver-  ton, while the groom, was supported  by Monrad Wigen* ^They are atpend-  ing:'a short honeymoon at Spokane  before taking up their ret-idence on the  groom's ranch at Wynndel. Both  Mr. and Mr*. Ogd-^ie are exceptionally  well-known and deservedly popular  with a wide circle of friend*-** and many  and hearty are the best wishes for  their long life and happiness.  Mr. and Mrs. Ben Whitesides, are  leaving this week for Fernie, where7  they will spend a well-earned two-  weeks' holidey with friends -in that  city,.  An ante room has lately been built  ou to the school, which makes things  more convenient both for educational  and social purposes.  While Mayor Daly's name does not  appear in the list of these receiving  birthday honors at the hand of King  George, the mayor was by no means  overlooked by the higher-ups. Among  the seasonable greetings received by  Mr. Daly was a wire from Vice-Peesi-  dent Hall of the C.P.R. The mayor is  speedily returning to his old time  vigor aft-ei- quite a~ long and serious  illness.  ijen   WhiteMdes    presided   at  school  concert - and   Christmas  entertainment  'on    December  ^stsu,  which" function attracted a large attendance of .both ch!luE-eh auu parents.  >      VI  22\  the  4  If a fine turnout of old members  along with several others who readily  planked down their $2 to join np,  coupled with plenty of enthusiasm,  count for anvthing, Erickson local of  the United Fatmers of British Columbia would appear to have a very useful  year ahead of them. The above  characteristics were much to the fore  at the annual meeting on Tuesday  uight. which was presided over by  President W. G. Littlejohn, the most  interesting feature of which was the  election of officers for the ensuing year  and which resulted in the re-election  of Mr. Littlejohn as president, and a  board of directors consisting of W. G.  Birney, A. E. Harrison, L. Levque. J.  M.  Craiaie-,/W.   .1.  Bo*>d and  *������  ������.  *** -r.-' ' r.      " 0  Palmer, and from amongst these the  meeting decidedvto allow the directors  to select a vice-president, as well as a  secretary-treasurer; After the regulation annual meeting fe&tnr-es had  -been disposed of the meeting was  thrown open for suggestions and dis  cussion of plans for 1921, one of which  that met with ready jtc-centance was  - *.      -  that meetings should be held every  Tuesday night for at least the months  of  January and -February and that,  if   possible,   eyery    second    meeting  should be largely of a social nature.  It is probable the first of these social  evenings will take the form of musical  numbers, eards and a little dancing as  a closing feature.   An  effort will be  made to get in a few outside speakers  to deliver addresses, the iirst of which  will  be a practical horticultural talk.  Although the Erickson local has been  in existence iessthan seven months it  can justly " claim to have' been about  the most active -local in tbe Vaiiey  and has now a paid up membership of  SO. /It has had some success^ Is tbe  y^-of bandHugicomn^ to  -Sirtiar  JAN, 12  -Z,   GEt>^GE WALSH   -;'.'  ,���������������������������'."*'��������� ���������.������������������.������������������"."'"������������������:.   'in v  ���������  Never Say Quit  ( a comedy drama of merit.  i ' ���������  Sunshine Comedy  Wild Waves and an  Angry Woman    ^"  Ft~������x New*        Mutt & Jeff  SATUHDAY, JANUARY 15  ���������H'AttBY CAREY- ' ��������� ���������'  ��������� I-* ��������� ' J  ^L^^H mm mm ma^^^m^   ^^U  ^^^^~ ^Hfcf ^^^^*A **^^^^H*f^^tt  *%~0pi  ���������''Human Stuffl* Coming  "Huniicn Stuff," the neweRtUniver-  al production starring Harry Carey,  and said to differ in -many respects  from thl'e photodrnma in. which the  star has appeared nf late, is to be seen  at the Ot-und, Suturday, Jan, 15th,  What makes "Hiimtui Stuff" somewhat different is the fact that Its early scene** are laid in the conventional  East and show the star in an,environment foreign to his accustomed stage  characterizations. He is seen as the  -son of a wealthy manufacturer whof  after trying bin hand at running the  buginesp, is forced to admit himsolf a  failnrew He decides to (seek adventure  and fortune in" the West, where his  father owns a ranch.  Mistaken for a tenderfoot who has  come to interfere with their nefarious  plans, his neighbors conspire to drlye  Jim from tho ranch, but here Is in hiB  element and enjoys the struggle  against nature and the rough mi'n  who are opposed to him, ���������* T|u������n' a girl  enters into his life aud.tho flight bo-  comes more exciting.,, Situations follow in rapid sucecHHlon, and the story  ends in,atypical Carey..climax,   . ,     "'���������  Fon 8AM���������������pcJl piano, in Splendid  shape, reasonable price and terms. J,  A, P, Ct-oifiipton, Ci-entoii.'  Regret is expressed- at the resignation of Principal" Br-tyvis of the Sirdar  school, which took .effect at the  Christmar holidays. His successor is  expected jilong any d������y now.  Ranch Dairy  will   DELIVER  MILK  * daily in Creston  on and  after January 0th-.  PRICE:  7 Quarts for $1.00  ��������� j���������'solicit your patronage.   ;'  jBarns opeiv for inspection* any  day oxoept Sunday,       ���������  WALTER V. JACKSOtf  cBifdt*enviKiing^,pKrii*d[*niiriyl She nno  reflected ' much' csfedit on-ISrs. Land  and Principal Brewis, -who trained-  them for the" affair.' 'Mu������ih/appreciated solos were contributed-"by Mi-s. R.  Dennes, Mirss Eileen'Spence and Mr.  phoppen, and a good word is due-the  quartette in which Mr.' and Mrs*  Choppen, Miss Spence and Mr. Brewis  took part. Another notable number  was the duett by Stanley Lane and  Miss Spence: At the close there was  a Christmas tiee loaded with gifts for  all the children, in the distribution of  which Santa Claus surpassed himself  After the tree supper was served the  children, and then dancing followed  for a few hours.  Rati and Gun Club  At the meeting of the Creston District Rod and Gun Club on Thursday  night of last week ruleB were drawn  up and approved, nnd officers aud executive committee appointed for the  ensuing year.   The officers arc:  President���������Major Mallandaine.  Vice-President���������C, Botterill.  Secretary���������Capt, Crompton.  Treasurer���������Victor Mawson.   ���������  The executive, which consists of the  officers and a member from euch part  of the Valley in which there ure or  may be members consists, so far, of,;  "Creston���������John Hayden,  Erickson���������Milt Beem.  Ll-ster���������Ben Long.  Owing to the bud weather and state  of roads the mem hers from Duck  Creek and some either points were not  present >and therefore the members to  represent thene parts of the Valloy  were not chosen as it was felt that  each district should have Its say in appointing its representative. "**  Tho rules of the club provide that not  only shooting and, fishing should ouino  within^the soopruof its activities, but  alw, if at any time it may bo desirab*  1", other forms of sport and social  fumUions. One feature ������������f the club is  that there is no age Hniit ti) member^  ship, B������y������ under 18 years of ������k������������ may  bocornu mem bcrs if approved by the  club at a reduced ral';*};:��������� which will en*  tltlo thoiu to all pi Ivilt/gea of the club,  except voi big at ������������beting������.  ^������y^e>nt>eiBi^h&-'lSS������ shipments in--  -olodfng four cars of "-bay and- a cas-Ioad  of ctfoi. Some of ils other accomplishments was the securing of a class  of ten to-.make the apple packing  school here later in the month, and  there is excellent prospects of tbe local  also booking up a pruning school class*  Persistent effort has also been made  to have the other four valley locals  get together along with Erickson in  joint action-on such projects ,-^s irrigation for the.-* whole Valley, better  educationul facilities, as well as a  united effort lookiug to getting the  provincial authorities undertake'f-oad  improvements particularly at places-  in the Valley that the United Farmei s  deem in the best interest of all. On  irt'igation,.atleast, the ��������� Erickson U.F.  is showing its good faith by having in  Messrs. Birney and Littlejohn about  the two livest. members on the joint  committee promoting the Arrow  Creek irrigation projc*ct. -  Consequent upon the resignation of  Mrs. Birney, who has held the post of  superintendent since the Union Sunday School was orgjtni.fced ovtir eighteen mouths ago, n reorganization o~  the school has just .been effected and .  for this term Mrs. Harrison has been  chosen to take charge, with Mrs. Birney as assistant superintendent, and  Miss Clarke the new secretary-troas-  urer.  Fon, SAMS-rSeiit df bobsleigh* with  2-iiioh cast, ii-on shoes, almost new.  P, Burns* (Oariyonfy Erickson P.O.  Arthur Pendry Married  Our Creston and Alice Siding i-epad-  ers particularly will read with interest  the following wedding notice which is  supplied us by n coast correspondnnt:  A pretty wedding whs solemnised on  Wednesday Dec. 20tb, when Arthur  Pendry, fortnerly of Creston, wan  united in marriage with Miss Maud  Thomas of Vancouyer, the ceiemony  being performed in tho Anglican  church. Marphle. by hev. Mr. Axon.  The bride was attended by Miss M,  Fisher of Vancouver* whilw the groom  was supported by Karl Peane of Cloy-  eitlnie. Aft^r'the ceremony about 5()  gne������ts sat down to a sumptuous w-ed-  ding breakfast sery-ed at th������������ home of,  tlie bride's ..parents/ Mr. and Mrs/*  Pehdjpy U\ft on the nioniing-Jboatrfo-f?' ',  Victoiia, and on their i-eUirjui^lll te-1,,  side ut Epurne, B.C. .; 'r-'-p������" i>��������� {   :'    * 4    i '������������������t<'Ai :  ���������  - ,.",...',,,..,,,    mwvjxm.    ^)r,.,-    0    ,  Foil   8at.k���������Yorkshii-n   "(wmr,   two  year* old.   J. ShetVoocle, tV*t*������n������  w~Zz  '.! J  iirinrnffliwi'  ii  mmmmmmmmmm  ummmv  mAmtimm THE     REVIEW,      OTJTCRTOX.      B.      C.  JX.   M.X--.  .Banks  and tlie. Farmers  Having explained in last week's article how thc whole subject of Bank  ing is a matter coming solely within the. jurisdiction of the Dominion Government and Parliament, and how futile are those demands which call for  action by Provincial Legislatures,'attention may well be devoted to a brief  consideration of some criticisms now being? urged against Canada's existing  Banking System and Bank Management in general.  Generality being the easiest is usually the most employed form of criticism, and more particularly is this true as regafds the periodical attacks  levelled at the Canadian banking system. Hardly ever does a self-styled  critic on this topic reveal a reasonably accurate elementary understanding  of his subject, or evince au attempt at portraying plain truth and justice.  Recently a misleading and unfair article of this calibre found its way  into print. in tSiis it was* insinuated that hardship was being inflicted on  farmers this fall through thc refusal of some banks tcTgrant renewals of  notes where these were unavoidably necessitated by circumstances, that unreasonable promises of payment had been extracted under pressure from  many customers and that the practice was-being followed very generally of  employing what were described as "clean-up men" as Managers in districts  where the financial situation was a difficult one. .  It is well understood in" banking circles that there,arc uncertainties and  contingencies such as the pressure of important work while the season is  favorable, inclement weather, grain blockades and traffic congestions which  inevitably regulate and determine the marketing of grain and livestock.  Where such good reasons are known or can be shown to -exist, extensions  of banking obligations.are necessities, accepted as such, and invariably given to farmers without demur or question. Why should the disgruntle-  ment.of the exception, who in all likelihood, if the circumstances were  The Lure of a Land .  By the Sea  with Canadian Mortgage Association  and the J. H. Sherrard Manufacturing Company. He is a Director of  the Scottish Investment Debenture  Co., Dominion Rubber System, Araes-  Holden McCready and Lake of the  Woods Milling Co.  PROMINENT WESTERNER.  NEW    VICE - PRESIDENT  Union Bank of Canada  W. R. ALLAN, prominent Westerner, who has been elected Vice-  President of the Union Bank of Canada, is senior member of the firm, of  Allan, Kijlaxn and McKay, Winnipeg,  . General    Brokerage    and    Steamship  probed, had, owing to his Own shortsightedness, extravagance, or determm-1 Agents.      Mr.    Allan    is    associated  ation in defiance of advice to the contrary, placed himself in a difficult and  dangerous position, either by deserving of consideration equal to that merited by his more prudent and businesslike neighbor or bs made the test for  a general denunciation of banking practice?      In such a* case where  thc  man's crop is sadly short of satisfying his commitments, his creditors Naturally are all clamoring for payment and nothing but shortsightedness.or business incompetence could prevent his bank from doing what it reasonably  can to ensure that its claim is not neglected.     As a general thing unless  some pressure is brought to bear the Bank'ajoan is thc last to receive any  consideration.      In common fairness, therefore, the 'Banks should not be  blamed for unfortunate crisis which invariably are not of their making and  a distinction should in justice be drawn between deserving and undeserving  cases.  As regards the charge that farmers have been under pressure to make  impossible promises of payment and have been labelled as liars when hot  fulfilled, this is almost too groundless and radical a statement to call for  notice.     What object or benefit could possibly be gained by-such an unjust  and absurd practice, and under .existing keen banking competition how could  an outrage of that description be perpetrated without incalculable damage  and loss of business resulting to any institution which did so?      There is  no course of action without its intent, and it is impossible to see any in this  allegation.  The "clean-up man'-' is also a creation of a fertile or prejudiced imagination.     "Good Bank Managers, who by reason of humanity and fair dealing  have bifilt up good sound custom for their institutions," certainly are not  removed and replaced as it has been claimed for exactly that cause. Such  ������ practice would be nothing else than financial suicide. Bank Managers  are no more perfect as a class than any other and there must of necessity  b*e instances where through vone cause or another they lose grip and run  riot in their crediting. Naturally a number of the residents in any community so served unconsciously gain inflated and distorted ideas of their  proper claims to credit. 'Hie unfortunate successor to such a type of  Manager who endeavors to bring the misguided back to their senses, and  incidentally his Branch business down to a sounder basis, naturally incurs  some antipathy and ill-will, but no more is done in such cases than any one*.  of thc dissatisfied few would instruct to be done in connection with his own  business, if he found it necessary to replace a responsible employee who had  been lax in his crediting or otherwise failed in his trust.  Another charge sometimes made is that thc banks withhold their support in times of financial stress, pestilence and hardship. Docs it ever occur to thc casual critic that the banks' available loan resources are regulated  entirely by thc extent of their deposits and also the state of liquidity of  their existing loans? It is just at such times that the most severe' drain is  made upon deposits and that outstanding loans arc most poorly-met. It  natus-ally follows, therefore.that on occasions of the kind there must be  some curtailment in .credit and that there cannot be any available money as  is often unreasonably expected for illegitimate and highly speculative business purposes. It can be honestly said, however, that even at such times  tiha farmers suffer less and arc subject to smaller inconvenience than any  other class of business men. The importance of thc western crop to thc.  country i.= appreciated and llic costs of growing and marketing it arc in-  Visit the Pacific Coast This Winter  and Enjoy Life in the Open.  After a hard summer of toil you are  now reaping the fruits of your labor,  and are prepared for a period of relaxation. Why not .-make it a period  to rejuvenate, to prepare yourself for  better work next summer. Enjoy a  trip and new scenes; visit the Pacific  Coast this winter, see Vancouver and  Victoria enjoy life in ths open and return better equipped in mind and  body.  The Canadian Pacific Railway operate two through transcontinental  trains thus offering a double daily service in each direction. Ask * the  agents today for full information.  r-r.,  txri-x.  Wealth Comes jraom  Advise iii*** Border  ���������, avwg\c  Warning Issued.  Obcd Smith, chief e������ the Canadian immigration office in London,  has joined in the warnings against  emigration to Canada at the present  time. , He says lie has for months  past been using the soft pedal in this  connection, and points out that town  workers especially should not be advised to go to Canada now.  IlllCJ  eonquers  jTijm  &*m.^*.4  uoiisiipanGii  Dont et-.onBtipation poison yourbiott  . anc curtail vour energy    Ae*x.  iiyout ������ver ������id ooweis  don'l work prop  Like a Grip at the Throat. For  a disease that is not classed as fatal  there is probably none which causes  more terrible suffering than asthma.  Sleep is impossible, the sufferer .becomes exhausted and finally, though  the attack passes, is left in unceasing  dread of its return. Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is a reliable  remedial agent. It immediately relieves the restrict'ed air passages as  many can testify. It is sold by  dealers   everywhere.  Farms Not Interesting Unemployed.  A well-known Toronto physician  advertized for a man to go to his  brother's farm, about thirty miles  from Toronto. With fully twenty  thousand unemployed in Toronto,  only twenty applied to the advertize-  ment    and j two    eligible    applicants  1,1 ���������-1.1..    --C J     ._  uix\ixs*xiy.  Estimated That Total Will Reach  $18,225,520 For End of Last Year.  The amount of wealth broughfinto  Canada in the form of cash and settlers' effects by immigrants from the  United States during the eleven  months .ending November 30, was  $17,519,033. If the record for December is equal to last, the total for the  year 1920 will be $18,225,520.    '  In 1919 the total wealth brought in  by the 52,064 persons from across  the border was 18,419,406. If the  December immigration equal that of  last year, the total immigration this  year will be 48,905. The average}  wealth of the immigrants per head  for 1919 was $353.76, and for the  past year it will be a little greater,  amounting to about $372 per head.  et i y* ������ ik@  CAftlEft'S  S.IIU0  Llvesr  fiVuli*   today  trov Me will      .   cease.   Por dizziness, lack of appetite*  headache  md  blotchy skits   nothing  can equas tbetn.   Purest? vegetable  Small Pill���������Small ������>aaa-������ Sm*il Price  \W% 1 H-.il tm~.  IVER^  B91  OTH  CDi  L,l  Montana Has Air Well  i,i���������-i-i��������� refused to accept.  ,&  A SMILE IN EYERY DOS!  OF BABY'S OWN TABLETS  variably ci',  thr-.y arc.  Baby's Own Tablets arc a regular  joy giver to the little ones���������theyvnev-  er fail to make the cross baby happy.  When baby is cross and fretful the  mother may be. sure something is the  matter for it is not baby's nature to  be cross unless he is ailing. Mothers,  if your baby is cross; if he cries a  great deal and needs your constant  attention day and night, give him a  dose of Baby's Own Tablets. They  arc a mild* but thorough laxative  which will quickly regulate the bowels  and stomach and thus relieve constipation and indigestion, colds and simple fevers and make baby happy���������there  surely is a smile in every dose of thc  Tablets. ��������� Baby's Own Tablets are  sold by medicine dealers or by mail  at 25 cents a box .from The Dr, Williams' Medicine .Co., Brockville, Ont.  Air Has a Low Temperature and Is  Used For Refrigerator.  Near Thompson Falls in Montana  there exists a well whence issues a  steady flow of air. During the hottest days of summer, it is reported  the temperature of this curious well  never rises above 35 degrees. The  man owning this well has put it to a  good use, for over it he had built a  "California Syrup of Figs"  Child's Best Laxative  '~m  small refrigerating house in which;tgl-directions    on".���������cash\ bottle.      Yon  ���������f'0-.r.  r  Cr.n.-wJr..  ip, farm  ���������ii.',n ���������'������������������:-,'  D A: <,'.,>  > *;v* y '<  <A.  thc ���������  in  i i (-  i-or*'  : li*  ur  ir,  1 -.  ���������nc."  !",  ���������fortllli"!':,  re*Ik-i" ���������"������������������'  rcr.c*? over other purposes no matter how deserving  o" :y.*,M:nde.-rsunding if, as \va3 pointed out last week,  a Dank and a public trusteeship were kept in mind.  others for investment and there is an obligation to]  Z: 07-:i "rs of the money���������which in thc case of banks i  ���������a.-*, v.-ell as to the. borrowers,  ".  v.-orid can boast of a better banking service than  ���������'.'-.-. :r���������'*,!*-���������? available to the deserving, and nowhere else  .;������'?-'-o'i*. assistance than thcy are accorded here.     A  ,,vi   ('iet  h.m.-ntable  and  disturbing uncertainties  of  *-,d St.'ilr;*; v.-1 if: re r-f-ccnlly in one State alone���������North  suspe-nded payment within practically as  w!:idi should ������n itself be irrefutable proof  :������n  systr-.rn.      The existing monetary strin-  ;;! u world--wide condition, and Canada is  If men were compelled to bury their  faults the undertakers vvould bc compelled to work overtime.  keep the food for familj*- use. From  the well to his store he has also laid  a pipe and through this comes the  damp air of thg well. The end of the  pipe opens into a refrigerating room  Qf the store, so that this man needs  no ice to keep his perishable merchandise in the best of condition always.  It seems that the well is not a natural  one, that it was dug for the purpose  of supplying water, but that when  bottom was reached instead of water  the air came forth with considerable  force. In winter there is no appreciable lowering of thc temperature.  The result is that the owner of the  well can use both storerooms for taking care of goods that otherwise  would bc likely to freeze.  Accept "California" Syrup of FigfB  only���������look for the name California  on the package, th������n you are sura  your child is having the best and  most harmless physic for the little  stomach, liver and bowels. Children    love    its    fruity    taste."    Full  must say "California."  Minard's Liniment For Distemper.  DANDERINE  Stops Hair  Coming Out i  Thickens, Beautifies.  Minard's   Liniment  Cows.  For   Garget   In  19 brinks  '. i.r. tr,, v,  ,r  <���������'. ;*ivtd  ���������"iir  Mennonites leaving Canada  i  rn, in feeling it less than any  Bird Film ^rtl&l.  s.~.  *' '������r;.',i  c a pc ���������"��������� r  Cocoa.  t-Ur;K!*-  t.O*   e'.f   .  he** has  wherr**  f.-rood  d.   !��������� 11  job  hirer,  ,e.i,������.r i  *. : '. w  .������������������W><\u;ng  ���������:���������-.   ! *vb'"(l.  ' 111!. ���������".  .-���������*-, I  all  iit  .-alb  ..the  div  .',; now  .rent,  get* a  Murdered  Put right out of business, a whole  family of corns'by Putnam's Corn  Extractor, which relieves corns and  v/art.9 In onc day. No pain or sore  if "PutnamV is used. Refuse sub-  AiVd.c... 25c per bottle at all dealers.  Great Papyrus Find.  The "most important discovery ever  made in Egypt" is announced at a  meeting of the French Academy, by  Professor Lacan. It was a great  store of papyrus "cardboard" found  underneath thc temple of Dcr-el-Mcd  GZEMA  m<>nt  tle>n>������.  il,\f Iv  CAiiUIaM  Olrii  Mm  Yon nr* not  ������x p ������������������������������������ rim-iint-  1 ri g whfitt  ���������you %nti Dr.  ���������Utaift'* Olnt-  r->r Ke-sze*mn find Httln lrr\i~-  It re-lle-vi,* at onc.n nnd jcriwtu-  f.-h ttiA ftkln.    ftRcnplfl \xix tx.  tine-wit fre-i-t If rou mention thti  -������---���������--"*-������������������-,., fliJo, *  4 etc CO.,  nr j-uVel ft������n't ~n, Bttimp tor po������AK������.  i ftil <l*ft1c*rf������ at Mm-titHM*. B*mii  Ityvl. *T(,fe>?e'i>  To Make Panama Canal Impregnable.  Adequate protection for the Panama Canal from attacks of -rncinie������  from lh<; air, land or ae.~, h to be provided for In s bill soon to be drafted  by tha U.S, house committee on appropriations for fortifications and seh  coait defense,!. Mcmbi-rs of the corn-  mittec arc now virtually agreed upon  a pkin to irt.eke tho runal iiiipro-j-jnablfl.  States That Many Are Making Plana  to Emigrate to Mississippi.  Mennonites of Canada, numbering  ovcr 162,000, are making final plans  for migration from Canada to Southeastern Mississippi. Thc coming of  spring will sec thc vanguard of the  groat movement leave tlie country.  II. A, Emerson, of Yellow Pine,  Alabama, head of a large American  land syndicate, has been in conference with I-I. M. Klausscn, representing Manitoba Mennonite colonies,  and an agreement for thc purchase of  125,000 acres of land in Mississippi  has bcen entered into. The price  paid for thc tract was $18 per acre,  fifty per cent. In cash and victory  bonds nt par and the balance to be  paid Jn Canadian currency. Mr.  V.tnt-fHon extended thc Mennonites an  option on another 100,000 acrct of  land to expire March 1, 1921.  Wm lewuMWw*���������* WMenmnw .* m. mt^malttmttm  Corns are painful growtlti. Hol-  lowny'i Corn Remover will remove  them,  >.. ... ..........  inc on the. western shores of Thebes.     ancc*-  The    translating    of thc inscriptions  will take ycars and may lead to surprising  literary  and  historical  revelations.       ,      '  A few cents buys "Danderine."  After a few application's you cannot  find a fallen hair or any dandruff, besides every hair shows new life, vigor, brightness, more color and abun-  ASPIRIN  He Couldn't Tell.  "Where were you yesterday, Tommy Cribbs?" asked the teacher.  "Please, mum, I had a toothache,"  answered Tommy.  "Has it stopped?" asked thc teacher  sympathetically.  "I don't know," said Tommy.  "What do'you mean, boy? You  don't know if your tooth has stopped  aching?"  "No, mum; the dentist kept it,"���������  Los Angeles Times.  "Bayer" is only Genuine  W.   N.   U.   1349  "Have you ever appeared as a witness In a suit before?" asked the  bully-ragging attorney.  "Why, of courscl" replied* the young  lady on the witness-stand.  "What suit waa It?"  "It was a blue suit with a white collar and white cuffs and white buttons  all the way down thc back," replied  the young lady.**  Warning! It's criminal to take a  chance on any substitute for genuine  "Bayer Tablets of Aspirin," prescribed by physician8 for twenty-one years  and proved safe by millions. Unlcsi  you sec the name "Bayer" on package or on-tablets you are not getting;  Aspirin at all. In every Bayer package are directions for Colds, Head*  ache , Neuralgia, Rheumatism, Earache, Toothache, Lumbago and for  Pain. ..Handy tin boxes of twelve  tablets cost few ccntn. Druggist!  also sell larger packages. Made in  Canada. Aspirin U the trade mark  (registered In Canada), of Bayer  Manufacture oE Monoaceticacidester  1 of Sallcyllcacld, V*^(V!-i^.'���������^*^?'-^^'���������:^v^:���������r.^,'  ������?*"���������  ���������jps^^  Q:^*:*^A^?f:  -  IBB  -*���������   ^Stft^s^tjffigg^itH^mi  rt, HflniiBHIB  !���������  .U !!���������!���������  at.  . eJtoAfiiiTriy-itftVir'wTrrinti . ..     .    ^������y jjjrf-* -.Tri .iir*.*, ������s������ *5s* *sv Jjur.r���������* a i g*^ > 11    *  "NO GREATER"j?AITO "  By O.GE-MAS-ES (Little Clerk).  .-;? \  Leader of Progressive Party >      - CANADA HAS   ADVERSE  (Copyrigbtes)  Indians ������re varie'd in character  much like white men, but I have  known intimately a number of the  older men who were spiritually minded though Pagan in religion. One  instance comes back to nie while  writing. Essa-wa-pum-o, an elderly  Saulteaux, was my steady friend for  many years and it was a real grief to  hear of his death in the spring of 1919.  A fine hunter, his specialty was bears,  especially finding their dens in winter.'. He did not disclose his methods, but I always insisted that he  smelt them out, much to the old man's  amusement.       .  On one occasion in March of a long  " steady winter, word came in that thcy  were very short of food at his camp  some   thirty   miles  to   the  southeast.  Loading a dog-sleo witn some provisions and trading supplies, I started  eariy nejt morning for Mik-e-su Pe-  mat-to-ga-vvin  (lake where the eagle  swims)   where he  was  camped,  and  reached there in  good time.      Three  teepees were standing in a well sheltered spot, but. no one was in sight.  I noted three freshly killed bear skins  on  stretchers, one    large    and    two  small, and  was  pleased "to  think the  hunter's skill had again saved thic little band from hunger.      Approaching  thc   centre   tent,   home   of   Essa-wa-  pum-o,  I  could hear him praying to  the   Great   Spirit,   giving   thanks   for,  being guided to the winter den of the  x bears;   taking no  credit  for his  own  skill, but giving "Kitche Manitou" all  the praise.*"    I peeped in the teepee.  Pots of bear meat were cooking over  the small fire in the centre, and all the  little band were devoutly listening to  the. old    man's    prayer*   and    grace,  though  some  of the    younger    ones  were casting hungry ��������� glances at the  food, which evidently they had not  yet tasted... Finally grace was over  and I called "How" from the entrance to the feepee. They came out  like a swarm of bees delighted to see  the trader with his load of good  things to eat.  Camping in the old man's tent as  usual, and after a famous supper in  which tender young bear meat figured  on the menu, I had him describe the  finding of the bears, which he did  most graphically, and further said  that when starting out early ��������� that  morning he prayed long and-* earnestly to Manitou for guidance and success ir. his hunt, and you can see for  yourself the reply:. Bear meat in  plenty and furs to purchase the flour,  tea, bacon and sugar our good trader  has brought us.  "What condition  were these bears  in?" I asked.     "Very fat," was his re- j  ply.     "A she bear and two large cubs,  thc latter suckling their mother."  "As.they had beep in the den since  late October or early November,  where on earth did the old she bear  get milk for her cubs, as they store up  no food in their winter quarters?"  "Why," was Essa-wa-pum-o's reply,  "you know all about that."  "How is that?"  "Why, your Big Book tells,you."  "What book?"  "Oh, you are stupid. Why, Kitche  Mussi-na-e-gun of course" (meaning  Bible). -  "But what does ^he- Bible say about  it?"  "Why, God gives her the milk!"  And verily the old pagan  Indian's  reply made nie speechless, for 1 could  think of no other solution.  ���������TSr*  BALANCE  Unfavorable Balance For Twel ve Months Amounted to More  Than $57,000,000.      '  Ottawa.  Canada's   unfavorable   "  Exports   totalled   $1,289,000,000   as  trade balance with the world, for the! against $1,251,000,000,  or an increase  12 months which ended with November, amounted to $57,000,000. Imports continued to increase and exports to fall away. Neither the pro-  j tective tariff, the unfavorable exchange rate, nor the luxury tax. has  availed  to   change  the   situation.  For the 12 months, imports totalled $1,346,000,000, as against $920,-  000,000 for 1919, an increase of $425,-  000,000.  HON. T, A. CRERAR.  Dominion Leader of the National  Progressive Party, whose ������first  declaration of policy was given at a  meeting in Winnipeg, December 10th,  which was also addressed by Premier  .Drury of Ontario, both speakers being enthusiastically received.  for the period of only $3S,000,000.  In recent months, exports have  been decreasing. Total trade showed  an increase during the 12 months of  $464,000,000.  The United States continues to be  Canada's best customer. Imports  from ihat country during the period  increased from $725,000,000 in 1919 to  $927,000,000 while exports increased  from $443,000,000 to $545,000,000.  Agriculturists Meet  at  Canadian Cattle for Australia  Opening of Alberta House  Fourth Legislative Assembly Will Be  :  Officially  Opened Jan. 26th.  Edmonton,  Alta.���������The' fourth  session of the fourth Legislative Asseni-  Colony," Champion Bull, Purchased  By Southern Breeder.  \     Vancouver. B.C.���������The   young   bull  ' "Colony,"   frontier   champion   owned  by the Colony  Farm, and winner of  the junior championship at the Vancouver exhibition this year, has^ been  purchased   by   W.   Barton,    of    New  Zealand, a prominent breeder of Hol-  steins, and has been shipped to that  country.      The price paid is said to  run   into  four  figures.       Mr.   Barton  saw the animal while passing through  this country recently.  Within    the     last    year  cattle  have  been shipped from  British  Columbia  to     Honolulu,     New    Zealand    and  Australia.  Shipyard Qpeties  Km *+.smt-  I HI  World Disarmament  Will Build Freighters at Vancouver  For Canadian Government.  Vancouver.���������The    shipyard    of    J.  Coughlan  and  Sons,  Limited,  closed  for several "weeks past, resumed operations  or.  January 3,  with a largely  ^augmented  force  of  men. When  the Christmas shutdown occurred, the  firm had 300 men employed, but when  the yards resumed, 1,000 were put at  work on two steel freight steamers  of 8,300 tons each. The vessels will  cost approximately $1,400,000 each,��������� agree on a naval holiday, during  and will take four months to build. |.which" no ships should be built and  The steamers will be constructed for  the Canadian-Government.  Leading European Statesmen Practically in Agreement on Naval  Holiday Question.  New York.���������The New York World,  in the second of a series of articles  advocating disarmament, /"publishes  cable messages from a number of the  leading men of Europe. Following  are excerpts from a number of these  messages:  Lord Beaverbrook says: VGreat  Britain, Japan and America ought to  pnono-  Close Phonograph Works.  West Orange, N. j.���������The  graph works of Thomas A. Edison,  Inc., are closed, and will remain closed indefinitely. ^ The record department is not affected. "General business conditions throughout the country," were given by company officials  as the reason for closing, which affects 800 employees.  Noted     Western     Agronomisto  Edmonton Convention.  Edmonton, Alta,���������The   second  an  nual convention of the Western Can  adian Society of Agronomy was held   bly  of  the  province  of Alberta will  at the University of Alberta here with  o  prominent    agriculturists     from    all  parts of the west in attendance.  The visitors were taken on a tour  !.of the university buildings and  grounds, visiting all departments of  the institution under the guidance of  members of the faculty of agriculture  at the university.  Among the visitors were Professors  T.  H.  Harrison and G.  H.  Ellis,  of  the    University    of    Manitoba;     M.  Champlin, R. Hansen and F. E. Kirk,  of the University    of    Saskatchewan,  and the superintendents of the various experimental    farms    throughout  the  west.      Instructors in field husbandry at the provincial agricultural  schools, and members    of    the    "local  faculty  of agriculture  at the' university are others in "attendance.      Officials from the Dominion Department  of Agriculture at  Ottawa were also  present at the convention.  be officially opened at 3 o'clock, Wednesday afternoon, January 26. This  was announced by Premier Stewart  following a meeting of the provincial  executive council when the opening  date was finally decided upon. The  legislature willj therefore, enter on  its work fully 22 days earlier than  last session, which convened February _17 and prorogued April 10. Although no outstanding new legislation  is slated to be brought down, in the  coming session, it is altogether likely  that ordinary business before the  house will mean a session exceeding  in length that of last last spring.  f.  \  Strie Oil in Vancouver  Co-Operative Societies  On the Increase  "More than $12,000,000 worth pf marine construction is included in plan3  authorized by the Canadian Government for Vancouver and Victoria, including the construction of steamers,  piers, Victoria drydock and financial  assistance in ship construction. ���������  Irish Countess Goes to Prison  Sentenced to Two Years Hard Labor  For'Conspiracy.   -  Dublin.���������Countess   Gcorgina   Mar-  kicvicz who waa tried by a court-martial on a charge of conspiring to organize a seditious  society, was  sentenced to two ycars at hard labor in  prison. The specific allegation against  her was that she had, between January, 1918, and September, 1920, plotted to organize a "fianna cireanne," or  Sinn  Fein  Boy Scouts Society. This  organize!tion  has bcen charged with  thc conspiracy to    murder    military  police and with unlawful drilling.  they should insist upon the smaller  naval powers following suit. The  Daily Express will urge this plan with  all its energy and press thc necessity  of limiting armaments on the British  public and Government."  Lord Buckmaster: "The path of international disarmament is the only  one that can lead thc world to safety.  Competition between nations in armament is a race for bankruptcy���������a race  which those who win and those who  lose, alike will gain thc prize. If thc  commonsense of mankind cannot  agree for its mutual protection, common folly will work its ruin."  Lord Bryce: "It is , to mc rather  doubtful whether good will be done  in thc United States by expressions of  opinion proceeding from England on  thc question of disarmament, but I  hope for an early opportunity of cxi  pressing my own feelings on the subject in Parliament."  Storage Tanks Being Built to Hold  Crude OJ.      '        *  Vancouver, B.C. ���������-Announcement  by Sydney Miller, oil drilling expert,  of the striking of oil by thc Spar-  ten oil well, started a boom in oil  drilling in all the fields-in the Van-  couvcr-Fraser Valley area.  The Sparten well struck oil at 1,500  feet. Contracts were let and* work  started on the building o,f two storage  tanks to hold huge quantities of thc  crude oil as it comes from the gusher,  until it is shipped away to the refinery.  Several New Associations Have Been  Formed in Alberta.  Calgary.���������--Aboui' 130 co-operative  trading associations are on the books  of the Provincial Secretary. Several  new associations were formed during  the closing weeks of the year. A  large proportion of thc co-operative  organizations have been promoted  and are now being conducted-in connection with United Farmers of Alberta locals in different parts of _the  province.  righting Embargo  On Canadian CatJe  Sir George Perley Says Disease Doeg  . Not Exist.  London.���������The Daily Express has  interviewed Sir George Perley, Canadian high commissioner, on the embargo against Canadian cattle. Sir  George says he is continually pressing the British Government on the  matter, and adds that Canadians do  not meaii to rest until what thoy regard as a wrong to Canada isrighted.  He lays stress upon the understanding reached at the Imperial War Conference in 1917, that the embargo  would be raised, and upon the fact  that it is retained as a protection  against .the importation of a disease  which does not exist among Canadian  cattle.  Fortune ior Maid  Boston Woman Leaves Half Million  To Former Servant.  Boston, Mass.-^The domestic service of Agnes McNevin in thc family  of Mrs, Mary Gilbert Knight is to be  rewarded with a legacy of half a million dollars. Thc executors of thc  will of Mrs. Knight filed a petition in  the probate court for leave to make  Canada Gets Large British Contract.  Vancouver.���������Major-General J. W.  Stewart, of this city, and his associates, have been awarded by thc British Government work on the African  Gold Coast, the first unit of which  amounts to $17,000,000, according to  advices received from London. Major-  Gcncral Stewart's firm also has bcen  appointed engineer to the British  Government on the Gold Coast.  Major Bell Transferred.  Vancouver, B.C.���������Major Bell, as-"  sistant director of the Soldiers' Re-  establishment in Halifax, has been  transferred to British Columbia, with  headquarters in Vancouver. He succeeds General Dean. The change  will go into effect January 15. Major  Bell has left thc cast for Vancouver.  Princess Mary-Drives Own Motor.  London.���������Princess  Mary, thc only  daughter of King George, has determined,   after   many protests by her  mother, to drive a car of her own.  Adds Lash to Term.  Edmonton.���������In an effort to stop  highway robbery, Judge Mitchell has  handed down several decisions lately  in which th< lash has been added to~a  penitentiary term. To date four  holdup men have been given sentences of three years with 20 lashes  added,  Schools Cannot Teach Militarism.  Amsterdam.���������A .despatch to the  Handclsblad from Dusseldorf says  thc Intcr-Aljicd Rhine Commission,  alarmed because of the spread of  militarism in German schools, has issued an order prohibiting thc use of  schools for military purposes on penalty of arrest and confiscation of the  schools.  lie'  . Building Cost Will Decrease.  Hamilton, Ont.���������In the very near  future the cost of building will decrease.. 20 per cent, according to  John W. Frid, head of thc Frid Construction Company, this city.  Fleet Coming to Pacific Coast  Plan   to   Reach   Esquimau   About  March 1st.  Ottawa.���������Thc people of the Pacific  coast will probably have their first  look at Canada's new fleet early in  March. According to present plana,  the squadron will arrive at Esquimalt  about March 1.  The fighting ships will leave Halifax on January -6 for a cruise to the  West Indies.* In - West Indian  waters they will have gunnery practice and genera) fleet work with the  British North Atlantic squadron, after which thcy start for the Pacific.  final distribution of thc property reporting that all specific* public and  personal bequests aggregating $198,-  200 had been paid.  Thc estate wa3 worth $697,932 they  reported, leaving approximately half  a million for, the former servant, who  was named residuary legatee.  I    Gro  j  De Valera Resting.  New York.���������Eamonn De Valera,  "president of the Irish republic," who  went into seclusion several weeks ago  J'for a rest" Is still indisposed in his  hiding place in the city, Harry Bo-  land, his secretary said.  The woman who   can't   hold,  ber  tongue or her baby has no business'  with cither. I  A man can never gain ground during courtship if he Is unable to hold  his own.  W.   N.   U.   1349  Grocers Used To Wonder  J why some of their tea and  ] coffee trade switched to  I Instant Postum  JMaiy of ������hem understand now  $timmy use Postum in their own  families and find a "big gdia in  health* and some economy,  with no loss in satisfaction  "There's altec-Son for  Postum instead of coffee  n  wrmmmmrmttr*  mtmimtmtmmmmm  I  '} THE  CBESTOH  BSTIBW  Grand Forks trustees are paying  thirteen dollars a ton for the schools  coal supply.   Taber coal is- used.  ������������������'* HESFgg? ESTRAY  ���������'.'  Lost���������Red heifer, about two years  ������ld, under sized, branded on oh right  hip, left horn shorter than^right. Reward to party, notifying tnje as to the  animal's whereabouts. A. Mirabelli,  Oreston,  CATTLE ASTRAY  -Jersey heifer, 3 years old, silso two  red and white heifers (Shorthorn)  which haye been around my place  since summer. Owner can have same  on payment of feed bill. N. STONES,  Lister.  Lopi Orange Lodge, No. 2095  Meets THIRD THURSDAY of  each month at Mex-cantUe  Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  ERIC OLSON, W.M  Boots, Shoes. Harness  Repairing  THE CRESTON REVIEW  issued every Friday at Creston. B.C.  Subscription : $2,50 a year in advance.  83.00 to U.S. points.  C. F. Hayes, Editor and Owner,  CRESTON, B.C.,  FRIDAY, JAN.   7  We guarantee satisfaction and  prompt service.    Charges  reasonable.  JOHN JOY  Postoffice Blk.       CEESTON  Shoe Repairing  Men's  Half Soles, $1.25  Women'sHalfSoles,$1.00  Guaranteed for 6 months.  Alex. Mirabelli  Greston, apparently, isn't the  only place where the slow but (we  trust) sure policy obtains in the  matter of getting on with the erection of a soldiers' memorial. Listen to this from last week's Crau-  brook Courier: "A number of  citizens interested in the erection  of a suitable memorial for the heroes from East Kootenay killed in  the great war���������numbering about  one hundred���������are anxious to learn  what further action will be taken  to complete the work. If we have  not publis pride enough to respect the memories of those who  have passed into the valley of "the  shadow let a public meeting be  called and the monies already col  lected   returned  4-rx  fcho  se  Who  were publie spirited enough- to  make the necessary effort. Unless the citizens ^carry on" it is  probable the returned men of the  district will go ahead with the undertaking."  LETTERS TO THE EDITOR  bnoeBaaker  rtoi?orrri,>T  A Regrettable Oversight  Editor rtEKiEW;  Tn the London (England), Daily  Telegraph of December, ard.. appeared a three-quarter coiiiniu article  under .the heading. ''Advertising  Appies," and canying a sub-heading,  "American Enterprise." The article !  speaks of the business earnestness of j  ���������the people of the western continent,"  and proceeds". to state that th-vre are  thousands of people in \Nova Scotia.  Ontario, California, Washington and  Oregon who; appreciate the fact that  the apple is an important product.  In enumerating tbe districts' in  Canada and in the U.S. where fruit is  grown the province of British Columbia remains unmentioned. But let us  revie-.v'gonie facts���������-and we will speak  oniy of the province of British Columbia for tiie year. 1919, as we have not  statistics; for. 1-^8.    .  British Columbia is still a baby so  far as fruitgrowing is concerned;  nevertheless this province in 1914  gre������v approximately .631,000 boxes of  apples, -and in 1919" theVp.voyince of  British Columbia quadrupled that  quantity, growing 2,524,132 boxes,  which realized Over $4,500,000 at the  shipping Qoint. .*. But what about the  other tree fruits gr.>wn in British  Columbia, which province the.Daily  Telegraph does not even mention?  In the year 1919 the cherries, apricots, plums, prunes, peaches and peais  in British Columbia realized oyer  $1,000,000 at lhe shipping point. And  fiiis i������ not aii; the raspberries, blackberries, .strawberries, gooseberries,  loganberries* *. currants.' etc., of this  province realised "at'lhe shipping point  in 191f; over $2,000,000.  Ai the time of wilting there a'-e in  British Columbia-over 4000 growers of  fruit trees'having an aggregace of  40,000 acres planted, representing an  investment; of not less than 135,000,000.  And to this must be added 3000 acres  planted.to small.: fruits, and grown by  approximately 500 berry growers. Yes  British Columbia can proudly claim to  have shipped in 1919 approximately  8000 cars of fruit which realized at  the shipping point nearly $8,000,000.  Now, all of tht'se figures are authentic and can be verified by anyone earing to submit the same to the Dominion minister of agriculture. Perhaps  some of ftur English born local fruit  growers may send this article to their  English friends, and perhaps it may  find its way tri the column** of the  Daily Telegraph.r-j^Tours for better and  more fruit.       -PP..   COGNCSBNCE  ^ J   1^  IM1JIJ  w  *9  FIFTEEN DAYS ON LY  will-allow  P-^r Cent.  jm.       -mmf m mm-* -%t~w JSL M. *~k~'~.  ALL  Furniture, Beds  and Mattresses  Now is the time to buy.  Hardware & Furniture Supply  M. J. BOYD Company Manager  DOING  ANY  BUILDING  or  FIXING UP  9  We can  supply  Portland  Cement  Lime  Shingles  Lath  Lumber  all ������!/.f������s and  Canyon Sity Lumber Company  LIMITED  The old Kootenay Hotel at Moyie i~  being dismantled, a Cranbrook buyer  being there last .-week removing .all  the doors and windows.  The Otis Staples Lumber Co. mill  at Wycliffe, which ha������: been >hut-  down for a coujueof months, will resume sawing Q^er&ti&m on December 27th.  Cranbrook has a new ladies' organization known as the Citizen's League  whose chief ambition seems to be to  secure a couple of women candidates  to run for both the council and -school  board." ������������������*������������������'-���������;  ;-.r-    ' ��������� '  YEARLING   HEIFER   ASTRAY  All red yearling'heifer, inooley, slit  in left ear. Reward to party giving  information that will lead to recovery,  J. H, WEBSTER, Creston,  CHORLTON'S  TWO-PIECE  Dance 0rchestra  for Country Dances and House Parties.  Terms on application to J.K.Chorlton,  Creston, B.C.  BRING IN YOUR  Batteries  for  Winter  ip-  Remember your Batteries will  run down wlien your car is  not in use.  Sometimes good Batteries are  mined through not being  eharged.  I will keep thorn fully charged  at $1,00 per month.  Creston Auto & Supply  R. S, BEVAN, Prop.  A Savings Account; Is like a weed *-^- oisce  started you can't stop it growing.  Don't tun risks fey keeping money around  the ho������see Place it in a Savings Account  with this Bank? where it will always be sate.  Interest paid at current rate.  -~    ' 'mmkZ:\^L   ..1B^-  OF  GAM-AXIA  GRESTON BRANCH,  C. W. ALLEN,  Maasger.  COMING���������NEXT WEEK  from Sunny Southern Alberta  'at  ft 4 ...||A  A  : A-ygi*-- -  W������ have a l^ck of ONIONS on  hand at reasonable prices.  ftrQStori Frisif Rr  Ll SUITED  For Men  Wool mixed Socks, 45&  Heather mixed Socks, 50c and 75c.  All wool grey Socks, 75c, 90c. and 95c.  Artie Socks, very heavy, $1.10 and $1.25.  Ladies9 Hose  Special values in Black Cotton, 45c.  Special values in Brown, 50c. and 55c.  Penman's Lisle at 80c.  Cashmere finish, heavy, 75o.  Cashmere at 1.10, 1.15' $1.65.  For Boys and Girls  All sizes frem 4 to 10^ in Wool and Cotton at  prices from 35c. to $1.25���������very special values.  %  Greston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  SAVE and PROSPER  The companions of Victory are  Work and Thrift, lf the people of  Canada practise these essentials, our  freat problems of reconstruction can  e settled to the mutual benefit of all.  Don't waste! Save and prosper.7a*  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID-UP CAPITAL '    - , '   *        $15.000.0(H)  RESERVE ������UND -        .        $l5,0Q0,q0(>  CRESTON BRANCH, a 0. Bennett, Manager*  m~0%~mi'm-mmrM\%'*  mm 1  0  * **  ������������������  Local and Personal  J. A. P. Crompton has vacancy for a  few pupils in singing.  Fob Sale���������Median) weight wagon,  cheap for quick sale, G. Olson, Creston.  Miss McGh-ory of Nelson was New  Year week-end visitor with Mrs. C;'O  ���������ttodgei-s.**'-"*'������������������.���������'���������-.-���������'���������'���������"���������'.'r'''  ������������������'������������������':*:  Chorlton' orchestra is booked for a  hard times dance at Kitchener to-  morrow night.--  Piano. For ^Balb.���������-Morris piano,  modern action, tf he tone, 9425. Apply  J. A. P. Compton.  Wanted���������Clean ceptten 'rags, no  small pieces, will pay 7������ cents a pound  '���������Sevan's garage.  e^Fon, Sai.b���������Fairbanks-Morse gas  engine, in good running order. Enquire Review Office.  S. Whlttaker of Glacjier wss a .New  Year's week visitor with Creston  friends, a guest of Bert Hobden.  Waited���������Baker's help, one used to  cake, [age-abont 20, wages $22 week.  ��������� O.K. Bakery, Stanley St., Nelson.*  The Uaion announces that next  week it will have in a car of ehoice  Albert* bnRch grass" hay, .vhieh -will  sell at $31 a ton,        .    *  Fob Sau&���������Two Surrey sleighs, al-  most new,  will sell at half price, can  ���������- be seen at McCreath's barn.   Appfy  W. B, Muir or H; S?liicCreath.  The annual njeet-ing of Oreston D-iS'  trict Public Libaary Association is called for Monday night at the library  room.   Intending members are speci  ally invited to attend.  The provincial treasm-v was enriched to the extent of $321.40 on the  strength of the 1922 auto licenses iss������  ued by Provincial police Vaehon during the Kjonth of December.  Creston Valley. Bod and Gun Club  is rolling .'up a membership in great  shape these davs, there now being  about 75 names on the membership  roll, and they are sti jl coming.  J, F. Rose has about completed the  erection'of a residence on one of the  lots on the Barton estates;,' east of the  Grand theatre, which will be occupied  by John Joy, the new shoemaker.,  Miss Margaret Webster, who is  with tha Alaska Film Co. at Calgary,  returned to that city on Sunday, aftes-  spending the. New Year holiday with  her parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H.  Webster.  Members of the Creston Board of  Trade are remided of the January session on Tuesdav night which, will be  the annual meeting, and ������ full turnout is specially desiaed for the elee-  teon officers.  The vital statistics for December,  show that there were eight brand new  1������'thjere;any  Meai in the  'rtUmLZ-^J-m^-^k  Slsifels the first question-thai presents itself  to the housewife if an  unexpected visitor drops  iii foi a meal. But why  worry?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  a*SS~S$~-  ^\~~    ������������������������������  \gs������S~~z-y  Cooked Han-  Lunch Meat  Bologna- -ttke.  are always to be had  here. In iaeats nothing  quite equals 'Shamrock'  products.  P.  :'"P    & co:, Ltd  s  arrivals in the Valley,  of which fiye  were   girls   and   three  boys.     There  were ao deaths, and the marriage of ���������  one couple is recorded.  Oreston. Women's Institute meets  this afternoon--instead of the second  Fridav of the month. The feature of  the meeting will be the devising of  I ways and means of furnishing quarters for Miss McLuhan, ' the district  nurse.  Mrs. Jas. Cook was a visitor at I  Cranbrook a few days last week, with  Mrs, loasby of Sirdar, who underwent  quite a^serions operation in the hospital in that city, and from which she is  recovering nicely all ^vill be glad to  hear. v .  As previously announced the collection to be taken in the Methodist  Church on Sunday night will be sent  to relieve the famine -situation in  China. Thisis in response to the gen-feral appeal which has been sent ttut  all-oyer Canada. -  Christ Church Ladies, Guild will  put on a soeial ev nm-* in the Parish  Hall on Wednesday e'veniug, Jan. 19.  foi*. ths p.irp6.se of gettieg better acquainted with the several n**w Anglican families who haye lately beconse..  residen ts nf the Valley.  .0. G. Bennett, manager of the Bank  of Commerce, left 'yesterday for .Toronto, Ont., to attend the annual  shareholders' meeting in that city next  week. Mr. Bennett will spend at least  a week in the Ontario .metropolis,*  which he haf not seen in 20 years.  While the supply luists I will pell  Ogilvie's rolled oHts at $1.90 for 40's.  In hermetically sealed tubes, most inviting, clean and wholesome, StOir. tuhe.  Balance of-our famous'poultry food,  consisting of cracked wheat and flax  iseed.'etc, a splendid egg producer!, at  $2 per 100 lbs.   T. M. Ediiiondson.  School opened -on Monday after the  Christmas holidays with a very  slightly decreased attendance���������due to  a couple of families having last month  moved into tiie Erickson school dist-  trict, Betweeh1 the high and the public schools the local seats of learning  are takidg car<6 of at least 180 pupils.  The'-annual'*^ meeting of Christ  Church congregation is called ffor  Monday nighti Jan. 24th, at 8/40, at  the Parish -Salt*- It is hoped every  member aud adherent will, be in attendance as the question of securing,  a resident clergyman for thc parish  will *be one of tbe important items of  business,        -:-'/���������  Leslie Grassmith, the well-kuown  English enter-t^iner, who made his  first appearance here last February,  annotnpes that he will again visit  Creston on- Feb; 2nd. He has a splen-  djd company with him and among the  featnres will hie the presutation of the  abridged version of the well-known  ^English comedy "The Private Secretary." ;"���������;:/  A meeting of the. property owners  (which includes the residents oi the  town of Creston) embraced in tne area  to be served by the proposed Arrow  Creek.Jirrigation system will be held  is MercantileHall oa Saturaay afternoon, January 22nd. at 2,30 prompt  to hear aud discuss the report of the  committee that^has had the matter  under investigation.  If all the*&n'ow that-arrtved during  December Had remained wich us there  would he excellent sleighing as the  official reports-show a snowfall of 16|  Prss Str������f%������ falrlm? JJs IP  v_  It is our usual custom prior to stock-taking to make an extra  effort to clear up our odd lines throughout the whole store.  We are going to oiler al! broken lines at prices that  compare with pre-war figures, and it behoove  will  econom  ical man or woman to take lull advantage of this special sale.  The following prices speak for themselves, and quick action  is necessary to aypnl disappointment; the lines are limited.  And please note that all prices quoted are for cash only.  Men's Suits of Merit  Fine Navy. Serge Suits; in genuine  indigo, splendidly tailored and finished, and built to wear. ,-dfcO'fsV *G.i\  Keg: $50.00 for. ,.r .....   ^6.011  Heavy, grey' Cheviot suits, the real  thing for winter wear. These suits  are both serviceable and dressy; and  will give excellent wear, . *%**t E*i\  Beg. .$47.50 for...    ������f.DU  Men's Heavy Wool Shirts  : Here is a bargain that is worthy of  your attention. We are offering a  splendid heavy, wool Work Shirt,  regularly sold at $4,75, ^<S -SB!  while they last.       *\\\9-~r~������~*-9  Sianneld's HeavyUnderwear  Tnis reliable underwear needs Oo  recommendation. It's the best by  test, as every man Who wears it will  admit. To clear out the remainder of  our stock we offer Stan  field's at per garment.......  Ladies' Cashmere Hose  We are making a special offer during this sale of Penman's Cashmere  Hose for ladies. These are our regular $1.50 values and are a  heavy hose for winter wear,  black only, special stock-taking sale~price, per pair   r-mxl r.~ J:_  All sizes  95c  inches for the -month, with a rainfall  The coldest morn-  was the a.m. after  ������p������������*s?o  Ladies* Fine Shoes  The. celebrated Classic Shoe in fine  brown kid, cloth top, Louis heel.  This is one of the finest and dressiest  Shoes made by the Plassic people, and  while they last we offer Q?S* sT-P*  these reg. $11 Shoes for....   %pvl������*f O  Shetland Floss  You can have a splendid range of  colors to select from and the popularity of Shetland Floss is widespread.  Special sale price, 3 skeins Q*-*  for.......    .... -|i������e  of almost an inch.  ing of the' month  Christmas when the mercury dropped  to 7 above zero,' while Friday last was  the balmiest,-   with a showing of 45.  Walter V. Jackson is this week embarking in tht^milk business in-Creston and announces that starting yesterday he will make regular deliveries  of milk that will -measure up to the  highest standards as to quality and  purity, several;; of his dairy animals  being purebred Jerseys. He is selling  at   seven   quarts   or  fourteen   pints  fOr$l. r .j^,-.*  Dr. Liilie had at least thirty members of Creston Young People's Club  out oh Tuesday night for his taik on  Florida in. the^Presbyterian church.  For th*������ club meeting on Fridav night  the?honse ������ f Mrs, Speers  A...- SPEERS  GENERAL ^MERCHANT.  14thwi  ABOLISH  FINANCIAL  WORRY  PROLONG  YOUR LIFE  A CANADIAN GOVERNMENT ANNUITY W(U DO IT  Gives a 'arg-er return for life t' ail is obta'naVe  from.any other form of investmentW.th absolute  security ���������    ,       ,**.'������������������ f. ,  Fr^e from Dominion Income Tax.  Any person resi'entor dfbmici'cd in Canada over  thc age of 5 may purchase, to begin at once or at any  later date desii c d an Annuity of from $5������ to ������5,000*  to be paid in monthly or quarterly insta'menta,  Any two persons may purchase joint y   '  Emp oyers may p rc'iase for their employees.  wmm4t4m4t^mxmt4mmm0mimWm~w~~0Wmaamm^t^^ m*^**wwM>Mi-ira^*^^waw^���������m  Apply to your postmaster, or write, pontage free, to S, T. Bnstedo,  Supcr'nfen'ient of Annuities, Ottawa, for new booklet' and other  information required,    Mention age last birthday.  IT IS WISE  to have your ca-r thoroughly overhauled and  every detail looked over at least once a year,  especially during the winter months, when the  time in which the car is laid up docs not inconvenience one. Wo offer only the best in  workmanship and supplies.  AUTHORIZED FORD SERVICE STATION.  CRESTON SERVICE GARAGE  UDQAT-z BROS.  PHONk B1  the 'literary^ couunittee will put on a  debate on  the topic. Resolved, "That  school teachers render more beneficial"  service thari'hiimsters."  A plea-Bant*'feature of the Presby  terian Sunday school Christmas social  on Thursday lashwas the presentation  of teachers' bibles toJSlrs. j. W. Dow  and Miss Lillian^ Cherrington. Mrs.  D������)w can lay .undisputed claim to  being the school's 'piouser..-teacher,  while Miss Cheiringtor., as secretary  treasurer the past five years; has also  rendered the seliooi much appreciated  service,  A% recount of/( ballots cast* in the  Kaslo riding at the last election is taking filace before Judge Porin atZ&.el  son to-day, "John Keen, the laite  member,, has considerable confldenee  that he will win on the recount,  though his optimism is not shared by  othei liberals, -There only about 65  ballots in dispute and under the oir-  cumetances the Lister majorsty of 10  looks unite safe. "  The heaviest snowfall of the winter  was in evidence on Wednesday morning when at least six .inches of the  white mantle (It-nora ted terra firma,  though the day being mild consider*  able of it disappeared before sundown,  East of here t*he,fall must have been  much heavier as the O. P, R, had the  ���������snowplough on (Juty between' Cranbrook and Sirdiir���������the Wrst time in  almost two years/' *  Prebident Jtvornrtn of tho Northwest:  urn States mission of Latter Day  Saints Church, was a recent visitor to  Creston; the object, of his call being  to organize thi* local members of bin  Church into n legmarly establiehod  blanch organizulion. H, E, Beazer  has been chosen president, with Wm.  Payne and 0. Olson ������������. councillors.  The Saints' church and Sunday  school elfort indicate that there are at  least ttO members and adherents of the  church now living in Creston Valley,  Creston Valley Rod and Gun Club  will he hosts afc a dunce in the Auditorium on Friday night next, the in oh-  sic for which will he supplied by  Oreston orchestra, and tho admission  Is $1.50 per couple, with supper at 2ft������.  pur plate. The committee Hi charge  wish to specially Impress upon all who  attend that perfect order will bc  maintained���������pavtles who have made  I themaelvaH   objectionable   at   other  functions of the sort will not be admitted to the Rod and Gun Club  dan������e if in the same condition,  Christ Church Ladies' Guild had  their annunl meeting on Tuesday afternoon, when the following officers  were chosen for 1921: Presiuent, Mrs.  C G. Bennet. 1st vice-president, Mrs.  H. L. Orosthwait. 2nd vice-president,  Mrs/* H. - Lyne. Secretary-treasurer,  Mrs, F. H. Jackson, Financially the  year was si banner one, close Us $500  being raised in one way and another.  The ladies in about six years have  been successful in clearing the Parish  Hall of debt, as well as helping out  church rtfort in other directions, and  closed the year with a eash surplus of  just over $100,  Managei Ropgers of the Grand had  a more'than, well-filled house at the  annual masquerade'ball in the Auditorium on New Year's eve, though the  number appearing in fancy dress costumes was much smaller than usual.  The prize for the best, dressed" lady  went* to Miss Kenyon, who was cost-  nined as Night, while the ladies' comic  prize was awarded Miss Littlejohn of  Brickson. Billy Long won as thebest  dressed 'gent, while the comin award  was well merited by Messrs, Fred  Waylett and Geo, Mawson, who ap������  peered as the Siamese twins. Creston  orceestra furnisned splendid mule and  the floor was in fine shape.  .J  Spepafis;*!  A  Liberal Association Meeting  There was a fine turnout of members at the January ..meeting of the  Liberal AsRoeiattoij oh Monday night  with President Staples occupying the  chair, The feature of thc meeting  was it comprehensive report from the  executive as to the poliey of and a  suggested line of operations for the  association, which after a thorough  discussion and some amendment.was  unanimously adopted. It is proponed  that tho association shall in a large  measure be a community organization and for the development of this  idea standing committees were struck  to look after publicity, irrigation re-  elaniatiou, ftniu.ee, roads and hridges  aud a threefold committee to look  after education, legislueion and taxation. To ensure thc Valley getting  the consideration due it by the authorities at \ ictorla a very radical de.  parture waB mud- from orthodox political organization conduct, hut pending tht recount of the ballots to-day  announcement as to the new policy in  this connection Is deferred.  Minlmcm nrlee e* Srst-ciass teas!  reduced to -$6 an acre; second-class to  12.50 an acre.  Pre-emptioa so*? -cenSa-sd to sur-  v-syeed !ahds oaJy.  R-ocorda will be granted coverlss oaly  land suitable for agricultural purpose*  Mid which is non-tlnsfcer land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of .not more than four mav  nsransre for adjacent pre-emptions  with joint residence, but each making  necessary in-itu-ovemenis en respective  claims.!     *   ~ ���������'.'-- '<&  Pre-esaptofs most.occupy claims for  Ave years and make improvements to  value of 510 per acre, including clearing- and" cultivation of at least S acres,  before receiving Crown Grant.  - Where pre-emptor in occupation not  less than 3 years, and has made pro-  portrosiata' iHsprovemerits, he" may, l������e-  cause of ill-beaith, or other cause.- be  gTSHted Intermediate certiflcate- of improvement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent residence, may be issued, provided appli-  esent makes improvements to extent of  WO������ per annum "and records same each  y-ear. Pailure to make improvements  ��������� or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  'ess than 5 years, and improvements  of 110.00 per acre, including 6 acres  cleared, and cultivated, and residence  of ������t least 2 years are required, to  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record "another pre-emption, if he  requires land in conjunction with his  '���������"������.' without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements- made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  Unsurveyed areas, not exceedingAt.  j^rea. may be leased as homesites;  title to be obtained after fulfllilng residential and Improvement conditions.  For gracing and Industrial purposes  areas exceeding 640 acres may be  leased by one person or company;  ti-������h& i- iory *or InduatriaTsltea on  timber land not exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of stumpage.  hJ^ZVilff -h*y m������"low8^ lnaccesslbl������  l-lm-uSSS*.* roada may *������ Purchased  conditional upon construction of a read  to them.  H-ebafo of one-hatr of cost of  ������������������������������������ ?-ot ���������5������������������4lloir half of purchase  price, la made. ������  PnE-EMPTORa- FREE ORANT8  *. ACT.  The -Mope of this Act is enlarged to  Ing with Hfa Uajesty's Forces. The  time within whlch^the heirs or devisee*  ?La���������^������0f*aB*?), w;������:emptor may apply  from for one year from  Buch person,  year aft  By way of entertainment and voluntary donations Revelstoke citizens  came through with $460 for the Central Buroue famine fund.  The entii-eC staff of three teachers  at Fornlo high school have resigned,  and a now squad of Instructors will  hove to bo procured by the first of  tho year.    '  ���������a   the death of  as formerly,  until  one  -.���������    -JST.the f������"?������h������slon of the present  E������v..������h,<' W������v"������*������ hi also made re-  troactive. mt,  no fees relating to pre-emptlonn are  due or payable V ~~l~\~tn on pre!  eruptions recorded after Juna ~., ftl8  Taxes are remitted for flvo yeara.  ���������f!5v'?,on 'o/joturn of moneys ac-  4, 1814, on account of payments, feeo  or������������*������? ?n "o'd"^' Pre-emptions  Interest on agreements to purchase  AiHSi0^,2L,?t"i,*w Sy members or  ^rii^S v"^'. w dependents, acquired  direct or indlreot, remitted from sr"  llstment to March tt, 1810.  ������UB.PUHCHA8������������t OP CROWN  ��������� LANDS,  nISSS fiiJ'if ���������& ������������b(*.purc������ltt������������Wl Of  purchasers who filled to -eonvDli>(t>  purchase. Involving forfeiture, onful���������  llllment of oondltlonn of pmSi~m. |"  tereyt an-t; taxes. Where subtpuSM.  ������rs do not claim whole of orlcfntU par.  Slrti^SS!?*^" iP-f������|x>������������on������t������ly ww  whole area. Applications mm be  mad* by May I, ifto.  cmAZINO.  development or livestock Industry provides for graxing districts and rang*  adminlMtratlon und-tr CommI������slor*������r  Annual grnsing permits issu-mt bnneel  on numbers ratiged: priority for oatab.  lished ownent*. sto������*-k-owiiem "may  form Aasoclntiom-* for rAnge miotiige-  ment. free, or partially free. i-**rmtt������  for set tiers, eimi'-trei or u������v������)ier* uu  to.ten head. ������  mm .*.;.*  BEVIEW,    aBSSTCSS^    &     t%  \  is always 3f#-a.dy 2ts  ease  rllei3.2is.&li*sisi.  ~~ A T the very first twinge, down  ���������*��������������� comes my bottle of Slo2 's;  then auick relief, without rubbing-  iov it's stimulating and scatters  congestion. The boys use it for  etiff muscles, and it helps Sally's  backaches, too."   85c, 70e, $1.40.  (Made in Canada)  e  Wi  ^  1  Wisp,  ��������� BY ���������  ARCHIE P. McKISHNIE  Printed    by    Special,    Arrangements   with   Thos.   Allen,  .. Toronto, Ont.  ^ JJi  (Continued)  "Then the law is after him?" Mr.  Dayton asked the question so eagerly  that his guide turned to look at him.  "Yes," he answered slowly, "but not  the law you city folks knows. It's  the big, simple law of this forest,  which reads, 'Everythin' pays sooner  or later.'" ���������*���������*--,  .As they drifted downstream, Edna,  fn the stern of the canoe, cuddled the  motherless fawn and watched the  glorious lights weaving above Old  Creation. It was a sight she never  tired of. Each, sunset seemed to the  girl to be more wonderful than the  last. But to-night those tints of  amethyst and gold gleamed mistily  through her tears. In her heart of  hearts lay shattered a tiny hope which  she had treasured.  The lights above the bills fad-"d to  ochre and drrib, beneath which the  tree-spiked horizon became a darker  line. From copse and forest night-  birds voiced their gladness. From  the far swah-s drifted up the call of  feeding marsh birds, and from the  sleeping lake came th-e laughter of the  loons.  With face against the wee fawn,  Edna sat, thinking���������thinking; remembering how she had loved and  trusted the man who had slain the  mother of this little forest creature,  taken innocent life that he might hurt  the man whom he hated. She had  seen him, with her own eyes, deliberately commit thc premeditated sacrilege. Thc golden head sank lower  above thc spotted atom of life sleep  time she would force his memory  from he*.      She wanted to hate and  r. r, r.���������x . ft r. Vx . ���������. 0 rx ���������0 X ..... rxS.'~ . X ri ���������. r* ���������..llr.������������������.  XtVrByxiat-  . AXAAAX    XtAX      LXVC     1-XlCce.l     tXllVX     VUAclJ.Il  he was. But, oddly, his face kept  lifting above the debris of wrecked  love and shattered hope, rising before  her vision, strong and true, with eyes  that pkaded for her not to shut him  out forever.  The night had fallen by the time  they reached Lookup Landing, the  soft, scented night of the North, full  of silence and mystery and peace. Up  the path from the landing, Edna passed, one arm about her uncle's shoulders and the other holding the still-  sleeping fawn.  Ma Washburn, sleeves tucked above  elbows, mqtherly face beaming welcome and good cheer, greeted her  boarders with, "I T3o declare but it's  good to see*you back again." Then,  catching sight of the tiny, spotted animal in Edna's arms, she opened her  mouth in wonder.  "Why, it's a new-born fawn," she  cried, as Edna placed the little thing  in her arms. "How did you come by  it now?" she asked as she stroked its,  slender nose.  Edna and her uncle exchanged  glances, but Washburn, who had  come' in in time to hear the question,  was quick to answer:���������  "I guess its mother met with an  accident, Ma. Wolves, most like. We  found it ,$nyways, an' brought it  along." Then, as Edna and Mrs.  Washburn turned into the kitchen to  heat milk for the fawn, Pa Washburn  took occasion to whisper in Mr. Dayton's ear, "It's hard fer Ma to keep  anythin' to herself, so we'd best say  nuthin' about that chap, Timberley,  afore her."  But it was scarcely threequartcrs of  an hour later, as he and Ma Wash  SYMPTOMS THAT TELL  OF BILIOUSNESS  How to Prevent and Relieve  claimed Dorkin,    "Willow, you must  be   dreaming!"  "No,    I    ain't    dreamin'," she protested.      "I   went in  there  and  laid  . down beside the kittens and they  woke up and played with me. Oh,  we had such ��������� a good play together,  Dorkin! All th* time I was in  there, old Lulu sat outside the cage  I find purred as though    she    enjoyed  Are you dizzy?  Does your head swim?  Docs everything turn dark 'when  you rise from stooping?  Ar,e you constantly suffering from  headache? .  Are you. short of breath afte/ going upstairs?  Is your tongue coated and furred?  These symptoms give -warning  that -your system needs, a thorough  cleansing���������all poisons must be flushed out. The remedy is Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Marked benefit immediately   follows   their  use.   ���������  These famous pills loosen the  bowels and stop constipation; they  act on the liver and kidneys, make  them strong and vigorous.  This ensures health and purity for  the blood and consequently the  whole   system  benefits.  No     other     medicine     tones     and;     ,,-...  braces    like    Dr.    Hamilton's    Pills;-, selJ     Qn\.y    *nd turned  away,  the  it."  Dorkin was silent. lie looked at  the gaunt, grey animal crouched on  the sward at his feet, and then his  eyes   sought   the  girl's  face.  "Willow," he said gravely, "I am  going to tell you something, and I  want you to pay^-close attention to  what I say. You must never go  near Lulu again, unless I am . with  you. She is a bad old cat, in some  ways, and takes ugly streaks. You  can't trust her. Once, I had to fight  her oflf; she wanted to tear me to  pieces because I, made a fuss over a  jolly little cub bear. Another time,  she crept through a window in  Pete's cabin, and would have killed  his wife had site not barricaded herself  behind  a  bedroom  door."  The girl was watching the motionless cat with big, wondering eyes.  "Well, I'llbe���������"     She checked her  one. Then ihe*e are the young  foxes. m Thcy are playful, friendly  little fellows and '.wiii icara to Sov������  you heaps,  girlie."  (To be continued)  ' Fortune may knock once al every*  man's door, but misfortune crawls itt  at the window.  they    at    once    relieve    b'liousness,  headache, dizziness, poor color, coated    tongue,    and all diseases arising  through fault ofvthe    stomach,  neys, or liver; try them.  Results    prove    the  merits  of JUr.  Hamilton's Pills, 25c per box.  scared of any wild animal," she affirmed. "That old LulU sort of likes  me,       anyway.       Why,       yesterday,  -.,, .     .   -     ..   .,  ..  .^*ki������    when, you   and   Pete,   were   down   at  We?r best's hiving finishedPand gone, ?e muskrat colony, I was beadin' a -irs -causc , Ilkc her, ancl am noi  to their respectfve roorfs "hat Pa" d������eskln Jacket out there under that scarcd or her, likely," said the girl  wJ?W������.%?*% S.T,ch ������S������������SS- ������nd   2d  maPle  acfoss  fro.m  Lulu's   cage.   ������i like her a lot better than the cut  red   flushing   ber - cheeks  "So you see," Dorkin jirent on,  trying hard to suppress a smile, "it  kid- isn't safe for-you to go near Lulu,  alone. She surely is a cantankerous  old girl; she even gets ugly with me,  and I believe she is fond of me too.  She hates Pete, I think, perhaps-because he fears her. I have to handle  her pretty well all by myself. It is  more than revelation to me to find  her on friendly terms with you, Willow."  It's 'cause I like her, and am not  Washburn, after much squirming and  clearing of his throat, leaned across  towards his wife and said:���������  "Ding it, Ma, I've never kept any-  thin' from you yet ,and I'm not goin'  to keep this. We saw that man,  Timberley, in Dorkin's Preserve this  arter noon, and we saw him deliberately up and kill that little thing's  mother." He looked across to  where the fawn, newly fed, was sleeping sweetly, on an old coat behind the  stove.  "Well, he must be a low-down  brute, ter do ,a thing like that!" exclaimed the woman. "Does Dorkin  know it?" she asked quickly.  Washburn nodded grimly. "I told  him.' ������  "An' what did he say, Pa?"  "Wall, Dorkin ain't a man as says  much at any time. He jest stood  up slow an' drew in his breath. I  wouldn't want ter be in that Timber-  ley's shoes, I kin tell you.".  1'No," said Ma Washburn, "I  should certainly say not."  CHAPTER XV.  Dorkin was eating his breakfast in  the big room of the cabin whose wide  window overlooked the grove. The  window was open and through it  drifted the sweet odors of wild plants  and  the fresh  smell  of  the  water. _  On a bearskin rug lay the setter, his  long muzzle resting between his paws,  one brown eye fastened on his master.  Suddenly, above tine wild, clamoring  voices of the wild birds, came a burst  of silvery laughter.  Dorkin arose hastily and, crossing  over to the window, looked out. What  She saw me there and whined for me  to come and let her out. I didn't  intend to. do it, 'cause I remembered  what you said about her bcin' cross  with strangers, but she looked at mc  out of her big eyes, so wistful, and  purred 'Please' so lone sonve-like,  that afore I knowed it, I'd opened;  thc door and she was scampcrin'  about me."  She paused and tried to catch  Dorkin's eye, but his head was averted.  'And what i~.cn, Willow?" he asked.  /���������Well,"    laughed    the    girl,    "she  didn't    seem    to  want  to  leave  her  cage,   after   all,   so   I   looked   inside;  to find out the reason, and there oh  a pile of straw I saw her fluffy littl*.  kittens.       She     purred     to   them   to  come out, but I guess they was too  sleepy ;    anyway,    they didn't conie.;  She looked at me and then she look-.  ed at her kittens.      It seemed to me  as though she was invitin' me' to go  inside and make a fuss over 'em, so;  I   went."  . "You went into Lulu's  cage?"  ex-  -.. .<���������' '"-Ve*,. .,.*:.3,*.'*V' ... ;-r   ���������   r. .-iLr.J?  mmm-W-m  ���������'K-.-fV-Vx''   *j-4*.*(>,*��������� ���������Jri-r--rr-::Sy.J;L;i.;-).-:r,'*r  cub  bears,   Dorkin."  "Play with the cub bears all you  please, Willow," said Dorkin, "they  and the fawns ar.d the raccoons���������all  except old Ringdo, who. is a vicious  old  tree-climber if there    ever    was  rov@*s  ^.������X  is the Genuin  and Only  ' Lmxeii\re  The first and original Cold and  Grip tablet, the merit of which  is recognized   by   all civilized  nations.  Be careful to avoid imitations.  Be sure its Bromo  w* <r tf * t  The genuine bears this signature  - 30c.  ing in  the protecting warmth of heri he saw made a shudder run through  arms, ancl her tears came fast.      Shel his form and his check to pale.      On  found h^rsolf murmuring, "No, -no, it  cannot  be!"���������and despised  the undying trust in her heart which prompted  its utterance.      Once and for all  One Great Essential  To a Woman's Health  ��������� \j  [Ar  1 IVI  ���������or woo  ��������� ivi V vo  Nature" in traded women to be  strong, healthy and happy as tlve day  3s long, instead of being sick and  wretched.       .Hut  ho v.-  can  any  wom-  ..*)������������������  \t-  when  th'  the green sward, close beside thc  cabin, sat Willow Farney. Her._buck-  skin skirt was tucked closely "about  her knees. In her lap she held an  awkward-looking lynx-kitten, while  three more sprawled and played at her  feet. Close beside her, yellow eyes  watching for every movement,  crouch ed Lulu, the mother.  "Good Heavens!" exclaimed Dorkin, "what can thc child be thinking  of! Willow!" hc called, and it cost  him an effort to keep his voice steady,  1 "don't move, don't speak, sit right  where you are, until I come to you."  Thc gir>i paid not the s^ghtcst ,at-  tention to his words. She picked another grey, clawing ball from her lap  up in her bare arms and rubbed its  pink nose against her check. A  moment later Dorkin, the perspiration standing out on his brow, was  beside her. Swiftly    lvr    stepped  and   the   mother   lynx,  thepRS  Counter Check Books  Provide the only means by which.yon can keep an absolute accurate check ob you*  sales. The new luxury tax and sales* tax makes it necessary to keep such a recard.  We make sales books suitable ior any line oi business, -with cither duplicate ������* srl*  ������ii������-3teS   ���������0������-*������$#9  TRIPLICATE BOOKS  There la a heavy demand just now for triplicate hooks. We caaJce a great  variety of triplicate books, both in separate carbon leaf and b!ar'< back style.  Write -us ior sample and prices before placing your next order, .. ask an; of  ~~t agents to give you this information.  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WINNIPEG AND VANCOUVER.  ������  -\~i~n~m~mtimtf4tmiif4x  t^--f  ���������rr  in   tc   '..c'AV..y  and  whole  nervous system    is    unstrung,!  The  trouble is  'hey  pay more  atten-l  tion     to     their  social   and  household j  duties   than   th-"y  do   to   their  health.,,  1*3  it  anv   woneier  then   thai  hey  be-   between   her  come irritable and nervous, have hot   a���������  keeping   nis   eyes  on   thc  latter,  ���������flushes, faint .-md dizzy spells, smoth-i reached  behind  hirn.  cring    ar.d    .sinking    sjxdlR,    bcr.oriiel     "Let  mc have  the kitten, Willow,"  -vvenk    and    nervous, and  everythingf he   said,      "Child,"   as   he   took   the  in   life,  becomes   dark   and   gloomy.     | fluffy  thing  and  laid   it   down   beside  Miiburn's Heart uv.(\ Nerve I''.!!.*,  are tho -.try remedy that nervous,  tirc<l-out,   weary  women   nerd   to  re  u.-j mother, "hjivc you no comprehension of danger at all? Do you  know  what  might have  happened  to  heal th.  Mr.i, Z  writes:���������  tr   from  ������ -yr m -V"-, ���������#������������������������ at       m*t        4 "\ f    ,������-������  ,  it.   ;<y.tn, .-..anei  roust,  N.X,  ���������"'I have been a  gre.it suffer-  nerve   trouble',,       [   was   so  store  them   to tbe bl<-,s?ings of good j you if old Lulu had taken it into her  round  head  that  you  wene  trying to  rob 'iM-r of  her baby?"  Ifc sank bosid-: her on the sod and  drew    her    ove-r   against him.      His  weak and nervous  '/   rowM not slier*��������� hand     stroked    ber  rit  night   and   my   appetite   was   very,  ���������p$Or,       i  could  not  w.tik across  tbc,  floof-''without  trembling.      J  had  hot*  flush oh and fainting spells.     When  L  was on my second box of "MilbumV,  Heart and Nerve Pills    1    h*gan    to;  feel better aud  kept  on  until  I  bad*  ���������used   six   boxes   when   I   belt   like   a  different person. I am never without them in live house and r������commend them to all who    itufTer    with  Iheir ucrv������:������."  Prlc*   50c   a box at all dealers or  mailed direct on  receipt of price, by  The,   T    Milbura Co., Limited, Tor-  j$������tO,  Ont.  wnvy hair, his  troubled eyes looked into the clear  grey  ones  raised   to  his.  "Willow," he Haid, "you make my  heart ache, sorn-Mimes, ache with  fear for you."  "Why?"  #b������   asked   wornb-ringly,  "Hecause you are .'.> venturesome,  bee-nuse you do not nrt-.m to realist?  what danger Is, Sinre you havc  been here, roaming at will among  ������he wild things, T have scarcely  kiieeWJi   an   rimy   muim u\."  She    lauglied    derisively.      I   ain't  w.   N.   tr.   n-10  ���������iiiiiHi  ������������������������������������������������������ THE     REVIEW,     .CRESTON,     B. .   C  ������*  mtm  I v.  tmm  JLIi  11  Stw?*   TOROWTQ.eeAMAOA   *������l   -*  " Oral Hygiene " Lay  Education Series  >YGUR TEETH"  First   Stago  of   tho   Decay  ,/Teeth, ���������  os-  Spending the Savings.  Many of tbe European nations are  = *- " ...    _    ���������  planning' a greater expenu-uuic, u-jvi,  inilitary account than they did six  years ago. Tins remlnds;us of the  excessive war prophets who declared that the savings upon armaments"  in time of peace would do much to  pay the expenses of the Great War.���������  Toronto Mail and Empire.  Minard's Liniment Co., Limited.  Gentlemen.���������Theodore " Dorais, a  customer of mine, was relieved _ of  rheumatism after five years suffering  by the judicious use of MINARD'S  LINIMENT.  **-|M������a     nKA*f������     Crtrxt     nrttv      rve  X  11V,       fXfJ\AV\r      At*.*..       **   '--           ������^������i.������      tr Xr  Vr4t~i(t nix      rvv-  V   \r. X.ttrKX *-4J,  By Rea Proctor MeGee, M.D., D.D.o.  Editor Oral Hygiene,  If your knife and fork, spoon, plate,  cup and saucer were left from one  meal to another without , thorough  washing, yOtt would, change your  boarding house. r  But why be so particular about outside matters unless you thoroughly  cleanse your own. mouth after each  meal. ;  When, food is allowed to pack between and around the teeth caries, or  decayas it is commonly called, gets a  good start The packed food decomposes and>ferment3, this makes  the bacteria happy so they "-all move  in. \  As the bacteria -get settled upon the  enameled surface of the teeth, they  cover themselves with a coating called a gelatinous plaque. Under this  protective covering the bacteria grow  unless they are removed by thorough  cleansing.  Decay of the teeth caries, Is a disease just the sarnie as tuberculosis or  measles is a disease. In this disease  the hardest tissue in the body is at-  World Happenings  -1GMM  ^���������HFrn >\*vy-*K ���������������������������������  ~*xt rr*xmi*\ t      FaM  I IKSMJ    I UIU  i  PROMINENT WESTERNER.  w -rutaai~0wu..  U 1*11/1*  tm x txt-xr  B0f iXK-Lx-imr A V^������X  evrtting to him, to the Parish Priest  or any of bis neighbors.  A. COTE, Merchant,  St. Isidore, Que., 12 May, '93.  x~ Ex-Princess' Livelihood.  Articles made from rags were on  view at Kent House, Knightsbridgc,  on December 10 and 11. They are  the means of livelihood for Mme.  Wolkoff, formerly Princess Troutt-  zkoy,- who -escaped from the Crimea  with' the Dowager Empress of Russia.  G. M. BLACK, prominent Westerner, who has been elected a director of  the' tJnion Bank of Canada, is of the  firm or Black and Armstrong, of Winnipeg, financial agents. He is President of Manitoba Investment Agency,  Ltd.; Pa.st President Manitoba Board  of Fire Insurance Underwriters;  Director, Canadian Mortgage Association; and Director of Netherlands  Financial Corporation.  *T-U������>   Cti*  XiT~t4~-~-  M.XX\ixx   XJtXXXr   ATXXXVr^t,  He.���������When did you first realise  you loved me?  She.���������I found myself getting angry  whenever father called you an idiot  Worms in children work havoc.  These pests attack the tender lining  of the intestines and, if left to pursue thcir ravages undisturbed, will  ultimately perforate the wall, because these worms arm of the hook  variety that cling to and feed upon  the interior surfaces. Miller's  Worm Powders will not only exterminate these worms, of whatever  variety, but will serve to repair thc  injury  they have done.  It is computed that from a tenth to  a quarter of the cost of foodstuffs in  the United States goes to pay for  crates and other containers that arc  thrown away instead of being used a  ���������second time.       . >  "I Wonder  Would It  Help Me?"  *THI3 question haa been  answered by many thousands of women who have  found health and happiness in  the use of Dr, Chase's Nerva  Food,  BloeplewmeBM, Irritability, nervowi-  a eat*, crloomy forebodings of tho  future, depression and discourage  wnont���������theso aro aome of tho erymp*  tomi* which toll of ovhauntod nervos,  Xn ordor to avoid nervous prostrM  tion or oomo form of paralyata It Ui  well to got tha building up process  aotftblMmod at one* by uss of Br.  ChaBo'a Nerve Food.  W> contn a --*, ~ foe $2.75, all dealer*. 0*  {fldinnnaou, Xtotot A Co., LU., Toronto,  The bacteria of decay are really tiny-  plants. They Ihne and die as other  plants do, when they die' they decompose and ferment, forming an acid.  This acid, in its fresh state, will dissolve the enamel of the tooth a very  little at a time at first, but the further  in the bacteria they get the more  rapidly they work.  The enamel of the teeth is not  sensitive. It is composed entirely  of the salts of lime, shaped into microscopic rods that are bound together  by a natural cement. The rods all  point towards the centre like the  bricks in an arch. Enamel is the  armor plate of a tooth. When the  decay gets through the armor it  reaches the ends of the tiny fibres  from the nerve that radiate through  thc body of the tooth.  It is here that you get your first  sharp pain that tells thene is trouble:  aheadv trouble that only one person  can stop. Don't delay, your teeth are  too valuable.  A Frightfol Death,  Suffocated by Asthma  The Dread of Such an Unhappy End  Oppresses Every Sufferer.  help,    but    never    cure,  come   from   Catarrh������-  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator will drive worms from the system without injury to the child, because its action, while fully effective,  Is mild.  Increase in Horse Industry  Prediction That Horses Will Seriously Affect Automobile Business.  Looking for a steady increase in  the horse industry of Canada to such  an extent that it would seriously affect the automobile and truck business  of the country, and asking on behalf  of thc Dominion Department of Agriculture for expressions of opinion  as to the use of horses from an.economic standpoint a3 against motors, H.  S. Arkell, Dominion Livestock Commissioner voiced thc opinion that the  horse industry is one which is likely  to come back to real prosperity, in  his address ot Calgary before the annual meeting of thc Western C'analla  Livestock Union. N  Every sufferer from. Asthma knows  the terror, the'abject fear that overcomes them when struggling for  breath. The old-fashioned remedies ... may  Best results  zone, which relieves Asthma after hope  is abandoned. It's because Catarrhozone kills the asthma germs that it  relieves. Choking spells and labored breathing are relieved, suffocating  sensations and loss of breath are le-  lieyed. / Every trace of asthma is  driven from the system and even old  chronics experience immediate relief  and lasting benefit. Equally good for  bronchitis, throat trouble and  Catarrh. The large one dollar outfit includes the inhaler and lasts two  months, sold by all dealers or from  the Catarrhozone Co., Kingston,  Canada.  * The Wiser Distillery* at Frescott,  Ontario, recently absorbed by Montreal interests will re-open to manufacture industrial alcohol.    .  The official Prussian Bureau announces that Prussia will demobilise  her civic militia in accordance with  the provisions of the Treaty of Versailles.  **-.  Felix Diaz, nephew of former President Porfiro Dias, has arrived in  Guatemala and is reported to be contemplating aggression against the  M-exican Government.  Official denial Is given to reports  published in New.tork, that Canada  is entering into negotiations with  the United States, Australia and New  Zealand, to prohibit Japanese immigration. No such negotiations, It is  stated, have taken place.  Mme. Amelia GalH-Curci, grand  opera star of Chicago, announces her  coming marriage to Homer Samuels,,  her accompanist and the man whom  her husband. Marquis Luigi C. Curci,  sought unsuccessfully to involve In  her divorce suit..a year ago.  A-u-ncuncernent is made that Sir Alfred Mond, financier, will leave London early this month for Palestine,  where he will spend some time study-  , J ing conditions in connection with  Zionist plans for the country's developments.  Influenza attacks carry with them  "a definite immunity from subsequent  at^cks, lasting several years," according th conclusions reached by the  United States public health service after extensive study in the homes  where the disease was prevalent in  19.18-19.  *  Chsthasa, Onfct���������"Fes sua? yetan I  suff-ei-ad with stomach trouble aad I tried  many remedies but thoy seemed to be a  failure���������soy stomach sesss-sd to fas getting  worse instead of better. One day I cam������  m pomeam&n of & bottle of Dr. Pi-s-roVa Golden* Medical Discovery and took it, My  stomach seemed completely cured. I have  great faith in this medicine and hope any  euS~t~. ~\~~. froida tbis wiii give the 'Big*,  covery* a trial. Once tiled, you will neves  be without it."���������������5. TITUS, Jr.. 28 Duks Sfe,  New WSiahias, P. E* Ls���������"I suffered  three yean with bronchial asthma. I waa so  weak I could hardly walk thres steps at a  time. loould not sleep so would -set up and  stay up the raetof (tonight. Onedayafriend  advised me to use Dr. Pierce's Golden  Medical Disoovery so I sent to my druggist  /or a bottle and when I had token half of ii  1 ton Bs gzea% aeai oeiuar. ������������ u������u a. SSm tuit  bottle I sent for two more, and when X fin-  ished theihird bottlelwascomDletely cured.  "It is over two years since I first took Dr.  Pierce's Golden Medical Discovery and 1  have not been troubled a -day -d~*~ asthma  since."���������ALEX MoLEOD.  HamHto-n, Oat.-���������"I have suffered with  rheuraatism for the last five years and I have  only token throe bottles of Dr. Pierce's  Anurio (anti-uric-acid) Tablets and three  bottles of 'Golden Medical Discovery' and  ami nearly cured. I also had that dread  disease, Spanish Infiuensa, leaving me in ������  terrible condition. Only those who nave  had it know what aa awful condition it  I������a*ere������s oa* in, I un sum if it had not bean  for Dr. Pierce's medicines and advice I  certainly would have died. '  "X want to recommend Dr. Pierce's  -medicines to any sufferer with kidney  trouble or to anyone rundown after having  the *Fln\ Also try Dr. Pierce's Pleasant  Pellets for constipation."-���������MRS. EST������I������*  hx- GRANBY. 6-H James St. North.  W&rfcinsr for Solution  Almost the Contrary.  Jinks had been out the night before and was late at his desk.  Employer (sternly).���������"Well?" -  Jinks.���������"Not     very,      sir."���������Stray  Stories.  Green Food For Hens.  With hens being confined to the  pens it is important that plenty of  green food should be given. Not  only does it help to give thc required  amount of vitamines but It also is  beneficial as a regulator. The nearer  one makes the hen feel that they still  have spring conditions the better egg  production can bc expected. Cabbage, mangels, chopped and steeped  Alfalfa, and such like make fine food  for fowls.  FREQUENT HEADACHES  is  $100 Reward, $100  Catarrh (��������� e. local disense "crcatljr Influenced by, constitutional conditions. It therefore requires constitutional treatment.  MALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE in taken  internally and acts through tho Blood on the  Jifucous Surfaces of the System. HALL'S  CATARRH MEDICINE destroy* tho foun-  dntion of the disease, gives the patient  strength by improving the general health and  niHists nature in doing Ita work. $100.00 for  nny case of Catarrh that HALL'S CATARRH  MEDICINE fails to cure.  Druggists  75c.      Testimonials  free.  V. J.  Cheney  & Co., Toledo, Ohio,  A Woman's Way.  "What's worrying you, Jim?" asked  a miner as he met another miner.  "Thc3c women I" replied the other,  a newly married man. "They are  queer cattle l"  "What's the matterV*  "Well," said the young husband,  "this mornInff the missus chased me  out o' the house wi' a frying pan  and when* I went home tonight she  was crying her eyes out becauia I  hadn't kissed her-when I went outl"  A   Sure   Sign   That   the   Blood  Watery and Impure.  i  People with thin blood are much  more subject to headaches than full-  blooded persons and the form of  anaemia that affects growing girls  is almost always accompanied by  headaches, together with disturbances  of the digestive organs.  Whenever you have constant or  recurring headaches and pallor of the  face, they show that the blood is thin  and your efforts should bc directed  toward building up your blood. A  fair treatment with Dr. Williams'  Pink.Pills will do this effectively,  ancl the rich red blood made by these  pills will remove the headache.  More disturbances to the health  are caused by their blood than most  people havc any idea of. When your  blood is impoverished, the nerves suffer from lack of nourishment, and you  may be troubled with insomnia, neuritis, neuralgia or sciatica. Muscles  subject to strain arc undernourished  and you may have muscular rheumatism or lumbago. If your blood is  thin and you begin to show symptoms of any of these disorders, try  building up the blood with Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and as the blood  is restored to its normal condition  every symptom of the* trouble will  disappear. There are more people  who owe their present state of good  health to Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  than to any other medicine, and most  of them do not hesitate to say so.  You can get Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills thttuigh any ^ealer In medicine  Sr by mall at 50 cents a box or six  oxes for $2.50 from the Dr. Williams'  Carriers Studied Exchange on International Freight.  Definite progress tbwards'-'a solution of the vexed question of exchange on international freight  charges between the United States  and Canada seems likely, as a result  of a meeting of representatives of  the principal Canadian carriers at  Montreal recently.  The question, which is a most  complicated one, was again considered from all its angles, and a tentative  plan was prepared involving an average varying surcharge, which, it i3  hoped, will lead to a ��������� solution which  v/ill be satisfactory to all parties interested. It is appreciated, however,  that in the working out of this problem it is of the utmost importance  that the integrity of the through rates  by the different gateways must be  maintained to avoid the danger ol a  cancellation of all international  tariffs.  Owing to the "diversity of conditions affecting the various classes of  traffic, and the far-reaching effect of  any action which may be . taken, a  full examination of the international  charges of consultation with United  States carriers is necessary. This  has already bcen undertaken by a  committee appointed for the purpose,  and the matter will be pressed to a  definite conclusion at the earliest'  possible date.  They Promote  Good  Digestion.���������  Food that is imperfectly digested is  harmful in two ways. First .there  is the loss of vital energy arising  from insufficient nourishment. Then  there is the congestion of the lower  bowel which tends to poison the system by the absorption of impurities  into the blood stream. By gently  cleansing the bowels and at the same  time toning up the stomach and liver, Parmeiee's Vegetable Pills promote thorough digestion and consequently a healthy state of the whol-s*  body.  IvlodcSt.  Ebb.���������"Why don't you wear calico  any more?"  Flo.���������*"Oh, I just hate to see myself  In print."���������Cornell Widow.   '     i  es  V  Granulated Eyelids.  Eyes- infiamed by expo*  sure to Sob, Bbs! sad Wlsl  ���������?��������������� mi������>x ~* quickly relieved by Muritt  L������Vlia Zjt~.m-.t~j. No Smarting,  Four Dnwrrftts er by mul 69c per Bouta,  For Bsok ���������! lbs t.~ free writs -4k)  Hurls* Eye B*a������������dy *~u~~, Chlea-jpfe  MONEY ORDERS  The sale way to send money by mail is by  Domitiion Express Money Order.  Minard's Liniment For Diphtheria.  Sewing Machines.  About 00 million feet of lumber arc  used annually in the manufacture of  sewing machines. Oaks and red  gum supply nearly two-thirds of the  lumber, and yellow poplar and black  walnut each a little more than one-  eighth, the remainder being made up  of tupclo, chestnut, cottonwood,  maple, basswood, birch, sycamore,  mahogany, yellow pine and redwood.  Tops of sewing machines are usually  made of hardwood veneers such as  oak or walnut, or of other woods  stained to imitate mahogany.  t^sibS  BOOK  ON  DOQ    DISEASES  end How to Feed  Hailed    Free    to    txsy  Address  by  tho  Author  R.   CLAY   GLOVML  CO.,   INC,  IIS    Wist    Mat-street,  New York, U.S.A.  mr.f,/z^-.-m  ^r~m~W'j-r7~  -^-tU44r  Anertcevt Ptonesr  Doc Remedies  Dook'a Cotton Roof Compound  J. .ctf~, reUablf rtq-JatinS  tntdtcint.   Bold* Its i~n. d������*  fresa ol streosth��������� No. I.SlI  lo. 3, W{ No. S, 85 psrbotv  Bold by hll drag-tute. or ������rn|  prepaid oa receipt of. rrlcsw  rrt-     p-M-flpbUt.       Address |  THE COOK MEDICINE CO J  I0I0-ST0. OUT. '.ttimtij WhUmx.  Itm-xyulA^m]  Ipoxes tor jjw.su- rrom me jjr. wi  Medicine Co., Brockville, Out.  /    *  The OU for the Athlete.--Tn rubbing down, vthe athlet-e will find Dr,  Thomas' Eclcctrlc Oil an excellent  article. It renders the muscles und  sinews pliable, takes the sornencss  out of them and strengthens them  for strains that may be put upon  them. It stands pre-eminent for  this purpose, and athletes who for  ycars, have^becn psing It can testify  to its value as a lubricant.  \MiitrriiiJjx-rim.  'Pf.JCC.25i*  3kea^Up.A������ollj.i  ZZ.-. Tablets ' .''*'  W.  N.  U.   1349  WAFiTElJ  Send for list of inventions wanted  by Manufacturers. Fortunes havc  been made from simple ideas.  "Patent Protection*' booklet and  "Proof of Conception" on request  HAROLD C SHIPMAN tVCO.  PATENT ATTORNEYS  M mSUPUXSt  C*U-T4t4t-~  . orrxmx. ttxuxox  MurxA%stii..;^}0.mlZ������&  *s ��������� mmt-  B\%      ���������  The climax of value-giving is reached in this sale. Every line is cut to the bone regardless ��������� of what the merchandise cost. People of Creston Valley can purchase goods from us with the utmost confidence that prices asked in  Great Stock-Taking Sale are as low, and in many cases much lower than those that will prevail at any time later  on in the season. This announcement will undoubtedly create astonishment ���������as it should���������for we have certainly  gone the limit in re-marking goods for this sale. We are determined to cut our stock in two before starting stock  taking which commences January 17th, hence the great slaughter in prices. Look over the prices and remember  dates of the greatest money-saving sale for the  people ever held in the Valley.     Make your dollars do extra duty.  Men's Underwear  Stock up on underwear.    From market reports it won't reach the  downward price that we are now selling it at for some time  ,to come.    The best to be hoped for is a 20 per cent, reduction.    We are offering it at one__third off.  Stanfield's No. 100 line, reg. 6,00 per suit, sale ���������$3.95  Men's heavy cotton and wool Underwear reg. 3,00 suit, sale-��������� 1.95  Penman's light merino Underwear, reg. 3.00, sale -  2.25  Men's medium weight combinations, reg. 5,00, sale -  3.95  MEN'S SHIRTS  In all lines of Men's Wear it is our opiniun���������and we don't mind  making it public, that we are going, to sell more goods this  sale week than during any period this season. This opinion may interest you, for the reason that it foretells the  remarkable values that have to be offered in order to accomplish such a result.    Look the list over carefuily.  Men's Shirts, dark flannel, reg. 4,50, sale ���������-- $3.85  Men's Shirts, grey Flannel, reg. 3,75, sale - -  2.95  Men's Cotton Shirts,- reg, 2.85, sale-- - -  1,95  Men's Heavy Work Socks  Men's pure wool socks, reg. 1.40, sale-��������������������������� ��������� - $1.00  Men's pure wool socks, grey, reg. 1.25, sale-���������, ��������� -     95  Men's medium pure wool socks, reg. 85,   sale _......;....    60  Een's medium weight cotton Hose, reg. 45o��������� sale price 3 pairs 1.00  Overalls and Pants  Men's  Men's  Men's  Men's  Men's  Men's  Men's  Men's  Men's  blue striped Overalls, reg. 3.50, sale $2.75  derain Pants, reg. 3.09, sale --2.45  striped cottonade Pants reg. 4.00. sale   2.95  brown serge Dress Pants, reg. 10,75, sale  5.95  tweed Trousers, in different designs, reg. 5.50, sale  3.95  tweed Trou sere, in different dosigns, reg. 7.75^ sale  5.95  tweed Trousers, in different dssigns, reg. 8.25, sale-���������  6.25  Bannockburnn tweeed Trousers, reg. 7.25, sale - 5.50  black Mackinaw Trousers, reg.   9.00, sale  6.95  dWJLAllLKS  A sweeping reduction made ac the light time of the year.  Sweaters iu both the heavy and light weights, and a nice assortment of colors and sizes.  Men's medium weight Sweaters, cotton   and   wool, reg. 4.75,  sale-  $3.50  Men's medium weight cotton and wool   Sweaters,   reg. 8.25,  sale    5.95  Men's medium   weight cotton and wool Sweaters, teg. 5.00,  sale -  3.75  Medium weight pure wool Sweaters,  reg. 10 50, sale-.-  7.50  Men's light weight Jerseys, in grey and navy, reg. 6.25, sale��������� 4 95  Boy's Coat Sweaters, reg. 2.50, sale  1.95  Men's pure wool Mackinaw Coats,reg. 17.25. at $14.93  Artie Socks and Heavy Rubbers  By far th***** biggest portion of the winter is still in front of us.  At the prices we make on this line an ini medi ate supplying of  even future needs will be good business--for you.  Men's heavy woo) Artie Socks, reg.   2,00, .sah- $1.<I5  Men's heavy cotton and wool Artie Socks, rutf. 1.75, .sain    1.25  Men's Laecil Hodman 3 lace, reg, 4.50. mile $3.75  Men's Luntli'-r King Redman ttlaee, reg. 5.00, sale  Men's white Monday Redman 3-luce, reg. 5,35, sale   Boy'fl 3 lace Mirncoe Rubberw, reg. 3.25,   Hale*?   3.95  4.65  2.75  MEN'S SHOES  This sale of Men's Footwear has a -Hperjia! inter-eat to every man  needing new hoots. We offer footwear of quality in a variety of  Htyles suitable for dre.ss purposes or for hard wear.  Men's fan grain JJItn-hei-'s, 0-iin-li tops, reg. 8.50. sale $6.45  Men's tan grain Blucher'k, 10 inch tops, reg,   IO.50, sale   7.95  Men's mahogany   Dros-H BalH, reg. 13.50, salw -  9,50  Men'-* mahogany Dress finis, reg.   10.50,   wale  7.25  The earlier the shopping  the better the choice.  So come along with the  early ones���������for your own  benefit.  irooery .pciajs  Miiwsori's Best Tea;   reg.   85c sale in  '  "    5-ponnd lots 65c;, pound.  Bulk   Black   Tea,- i eg.   65c., sale 39c  pound.  Tomatoes:,   per tin 30c, sale 4 tins for  95c.  Peas. reg. per tin  25c.��������� sale  4 tins for  85c.  Corn. reg.   per tjn  30c, sale 4 tins for  S)5c. " I"  Corn Flakes, reg.   15c package,  sale 8  ^packages $1.00.  Tillson's Scotch Oatmeal, reg. 40c, sale*  2 pounds Q-pc.  Lard,   Swift's,  3 lb.  pails,   reg. $1.25,  sale 95c.  Salmon, "Ensign  Brand,   red salmon  reg. 50c; very special*2 tins for 85c  Jiiimsterley   Pore   Strawberry   Jam,  reg, $1.75. sale 1.25.  Rice.  No.  1  Japan,  reg.  20c. per lb.,  salel2������e. "  v  Soup,   Dominion  Brand,   reg. 20u tin,  sale 2 tins for 25c. ,;j.;  SOAP SPECIALS  Royal  Crown   Soap, reg.  45c,  sale 3  ' packages $1.00.  Royal   Crown   Powdered*   Ammonia,  reg. 20c. sale 3 packages for 40e.  Snap Hand 'Cleaner,  re.g.   25c, sale 2  for 35c.        *  Glassware  Glass Pitchers, leg. GQci sale    35c  Brown    Guei-n-sevwar**   Pitchers.  reg. 50e, sale r    25c  Flowered China Pitchers, reg. 1.10,  side      85c  Earthenware Tea Pots,  reg. 85c,  to clear at .*.    05c  All Nippon China going  at Half Price  Clothes Baskets  Clothes Baskets,   reg, 2.75,. sale ,..$1.10  Clothes Baskets, reg. 8,00. side  1.50  Clothes Baskets, reg. 2.50, sale..   1.25  Hardware  Galvanized   Wash   Tubs,    No. 2.  reg. 2.50, sale $2.00  (lalviiniv-od Wash TuliB.No. 1, reg.  2.25, sri lu ,.  1.85  Pails, rotinned, reg. 1,75. sale  1.25  Pails, galvanized, reg, 1.75, Hide,.,. 1.25  House   Lnuipo,   with \\\iwh fonts.  reg, 1.25,   sale    85c  Lanterns, rug. 1.75, sule,.  1.25  Whips going at Half Price  HOUSE DRESSES  Your stock of house dresses can never he too heavy, and here is  a splendid opportunity to lay up a stock at . very, reasonable prices.  House Dresses in light and dark designs, reg.   $3,50. sale  $2.75  House Dresses in light and dark designs, reg, 3.25. sale.  .....2.65  House Dresses in light and dark" designs, reg. 3.00, sale  2.25  Overall Aprons, reg. 1.75, sale ..  2.2o  . Ladies' Underwear at 25 per cent .Discount  FLANNELETTE  With thoughts revertingquickly to practical and warm apparel  there is little doubt of Tihe attractiveness of this list. There is a  splendid reduction of each item to make early shopping worth  while.  White, reg. 50c, per yard, sale . ...������������������..���������   Grey. reg. 60c yard, sale....���������  . ���������   Pink, striped, reg. 50c, sale........ _.........:��������� ;    Lavender and blue, striped, reg. 60c, sale.  . .....  Blue and brown. Teg, 65c, sale .-.  ���������   39c  ITXr.  0-*%Vr  39c  49e,  49c  TOWELLING  These Towels are of a splendid weight to ensure their wearing  well while their drying qualities are unsurpassed. Our Towelling  is undoubtedly the greatest value offered today, and will be found  satisfactory for kitchen or roller towels*'  Colored Towels, reg. 1.50 pair, sale   Colored Towels, reg, 1.75:p^ir, sale _   White Towels^reg. 1.75 pair, sale...::: ::~   Dark colored Towels, regi:1.60 per pair,- sale   Linen Towelling, 45c yard, ������ale 3 yards..    ('rash Towelling. 45c yard, -sale 3 yards"  -.   Glass Towelling, 55c yard,, .saiel*.. . . ..A...-.        95c    1.25  ......... ..    JX.X���������tl   :^, i.io   ...........P.. 1.00  40c  .m~0���������mmtvm-mm~.mm���������m- mmmm��������� J������-*JX^  l������ *������.  Clark's Mercerized Crochet Cotton, in white  and ecru, reg, 20c.; sale price, 3 for 40c.  Cotton and Bed Ticking  Good quality Bed Ticking, i-eg. 75c yard, sale    45c  White Cotton, reg, 40c per yard, sale 2 yards ���������    65c  Unbleaehed Cotton, reg. 35c yard, sale....    25c  Unbleached Cotton, reg. 50c yard, sale 3 yards. ..���������.*... ��������� 1.00  Curtain Scrim in white and ecru, reg. 40c. yard  Sale price 25c.  i-ply Saxony Wool, in white, black, blue, yellow, pink,  and cardinal, reg. per skein, 50c.;. sale price 3 for $1.00"  MEN'S TIES  in assorted designs.    Regular values, 1.25,1.50"   ,  and 1.75, tp clear at 95c.  MEN'S HATS  25 per cent. Discount on all Hats.  Caps, Gloves, and Mitts x  Men's Caps. reg. 3.00 line going at . ���������...  2.25  Men's Caps, reg. 2.25 line going at  1,65  25 per cent. Discount on all Gloves and Mitts.  Wo are over-stocked  in   Wool Mltta and offer them for sale week  at Half Price.  Ladies' and Children's Shoes  We are clearing out the entire stock at half price.  GRAB BAG���������25c. per Grab  Every parcel has from 25c. to $1 worth of merchandise  in it; each parcel has a number inside whieh entitles  the holder to a chance on three special prizes which"  consist of: Pair Mahogany Men s Shoes valued at  JjUO.50; pair Ladies' Kosey Korner Slippers, value $3;  Set of China���������cream, sugar and tea pot.  Remember the Sale dates:    Saturday, January 8th, to Saturday, January 15th  nAWSON   BROTH BR  JL ML      ~m\x Mmm. ��������� ��������� ^-htmmt-J       ^4tmmt~^ JL ^ "  mmmmmttJ-^       ML   ^kkX ^mtmtll-^ ������^> -mmm. -----        ~0~-0mma~~m%^ .   ~-Mx,    ^jk;  A 

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