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Array xin.  CRESTON, B.C., FMDAY, FEBRUARY   4, 1921  t      r) ~     >       x   -*>->-**^*1 0 r  No,  00-0~m-.fer'  The Ladies' Auxiliary will be hostesses at a whist drive ai the school-  house on Saturday- 'night, which will  pave an admission charge   ax 50 cents.  proceeds tSo-tftrto !fche*piano fund/  t,  John Bird, who has been officiating  as game warden -for, the- territory between BLoateRi-Ty   Landing and Sliteh-  - ener for the past six months, has been  relieve^, qf, that ,-wprk afc ���������the?-, -end of  January, and is again ba6k*'&& his former occupation with the powder-gang.  .   .Jas. Finiay of Oranbrtsok arrived a  few daysago and is  now  supervising  - -the  overhaul- of ^the"'sawroili.   Mrs  Finiay accompanies him, and they, are  guests of Mr. and Mrs V. S. Liddicoafc.  ������������������������������������WMp^w  There was a big turnout of settlers  ^t the schoolhouse on Sunday ttijght  when the Settlement Committee made  a full report'on the interview'they had  with-Capt. Ian* McKenzie nnd OoT>  Dayies the Sunday previous,' Generally speaking the report handed out  ' was q&ifce satisfactory. At this medt-  ing the committee to apt for' the next  ' six months was selected tys follows:  R. Milner, chairman; John   Johnston,  auto loads of'folks from Creston ,a������d  Erickson, were out en masse at the.  schoolhouse on Tuesday night fop sin'  affcer-eIec*-io������ celehr&fc������on-whlc!y also  took the forta of a send-off to ���������Cbl.  Lister. M.P*.P.. *vhb leaves tbis week  for the legislature session at Victoria.  C H. Phillips ably- presided over tlie,  crowd, which filled,the schoolhouse to  overflowing.-The first part of the eve-  3:r������ took ihe -, form of a concert, the  program being supplied by J&r$. John  ston. and Messrs. Lowes,.'Wr Mjfcpheji  an^H. Brown; literary numbers by  Mrs. Stones and J. A. McGee; instru-'  mental selections by.H. Yerbury on  the guitar, and H. Bfrowji, violin;with  a duett hy /Mrs. Christenseif (pianoj  and Mrs Lister, violin. Following this  feature there weie addresses by some  of the visitors', including ft.   S. Bevan  ifg-SsLtn* -ftrtat^  r?T.,o/la      -trvA    f]       fi  ���������������-*���������������     -WI   ���������%J/m~%.0m~-*ai     **V������T*^J|������     -rt,     .������   ft *-������jw*4������\. a)    t\mt*X4,        -X-'- ���������*-������?  Garland; aisf/of Creston. Co!. Lister  was also "vailed upon for a speech,  which was delivered   ih'characteristic  v ��������� -- .*��������� <r*?  I    ' ���������--Br   -*. '''*-***   , *������j*-������e������**%������<������  ���������'it,-  DlVtelON;I:-MGk ������|\   Smith, Principal.  Highest  Sfowidfhg: Eutrarice Class:  Bydn^y "Bell, , R&iert  Hetheringtbn,  Eva. SV^bster. i Jpujuth Reader���������Dean  ���������o������ '1 ���������,  fjMxfqaaaart. ,  ���������Wril*.--. ���������smr-.^���������S-x  tv eiii/ct   er* ��������� tjtftiiix  Messrs. N. Stonep.F. Powers, J.   A.  McG.ee J. Head and T-   Atkins  were  , at Cr-estoir-on Saturday -for a  United  - Farmers meeting, -at  which a-centra'  ' organization -ftn* the Valley Was form*  : * ~* \ ,c?-~-Ba< ..rr������������������        "s~~~  ,'tary..     . ".     . ,  ��������� -   ThesLiteri&ry, Musical l/ab^"JJ!*ra!|!at  * ic*Spciefcy scored still   anaihfu���������8iic-ftea������  ^ at their weekly   meeting- on Wednesday night last, jRthen the" sefroathtiuee  -���������ivag Jailed Ui .capacity. ������- *������*���������< pt-og-wii  was of ^ejBojse*^t--^VBHe^^^^fe^'?������s^  number ������$HSokV hea^r3m������������iimt.;  .moreall-round enjoyable lhan   Tuesv  day night's ^nnejbion.  fashion,  item   on"  couple of  A splendid  the  lunch was snexfc  pr-bgranr,  -a.   ��������� ��������� 4..x.*t.*i���������*L.~r-.  iuti-ai*u iu-ruieue-u  hours dancing to  by  and   then' a  excelidnb  Scl  " Reports  *>V*i  AZ  Alfred boffey,-Rs^rt -Crawford. EditL  Crateford,Rdbei������lietheringtqn Charles Hoisiie?. ?Z$v&^ LewiSt Keith Lid-  gat-eji fiuth fiidgftC?. Her>bert Manuel,  Ivan Staples; T^dy Staples, Ralph  Swanson, Si-a .Iweiwter; Gladys Web  ster* Pohtfld^ourig, 'Fred Payne.    r  1-x  ���������i.'-Ari-ac't.sL.  ta.���������-0.'.m~.  'and Mrs. L^lei-, and Jas. Turnley ably  ttlling-the position of floor manager.  The camp has ;had - quite a few Kaiis-  factorv^sociaheventS   in its short'his^  tj1.-0--V-  trx.m Jl ,  1-t.t.i  Tt.vx  .  V. XX...J XJ  *vrx&tr������  _ *������ mx>m\JIk_    A0.���������~v.a&. 'a. ���������Gmxvrtr-.   xwnx^rxxv-.  Highest Stanjlihg: *- Senior Third���������  Moore--   Ju������for">������J1ird'���������Helen Moore,  X*i2������ie ~~tw.ev K>%iM Couiin,g.  ^" Ifet-f-ict" At^n^*nce���������������Marion ,Lear-  mouth,   inft^i^r.   Myrtle. Taylor,  Xiljl^ijsp^fjf^, Moore, Leslie Brif.  *gijf4; Kay ^atWay.'jEdith*6milin������.Lioyd  ���������r,.*������*i!i*K^-*^*~^-~~^^���������r^*������~������T>   eTMlS.i t-]i xZ.xt-ir,  *\-*9t\tttttf4,rr-MlM.VrXVtll  _A^*V*J,������ ****      V1*16   V/J. 1DU>C|  Gahute- ^nde������^|^'' 13enry- Webster,  James Ohef^tfgt^^l^nt Sherwood,-  Alva .-Qtngt,^ AAxsie    Lewis,  Saivev  - a " "r-^-ix-tri. x.  tGobbt*tt, ..^ "Jfeiitfes-* -.LcSifiif,' rOharltrS  GotcerllK -  WynnsieS  the erection of a poultry shed, -wiring  the building for electric lighting, and  sotae other needed improvements, the  year would have closed with the as-  sociatiesi entirely^free fiom debt.  The treasurer's report showed that  $433 had been awarded in prizes, and  this -does m������fc take into account a  -matter of another $2U0 represented  in the value of theseyen ot- eight cups  ti'liich are ofiered\for i "competition.  Last year the assbciatson had ^120  members, and the appreciaticurjof t^h������  fiill fair 'people is* 'due Secretary  Walmaley nofc only ?or the excellent  v^ork he did as^secretary, but aiso on  the strength i>f tlie tall hustlng he did  in seeming yery many of the surprisingly large membership,  The meeting'decided to increase the  directorate fom seven to eleven mem-  bj-rs ..zs-u in the eieciion of directoif  the following-were chosan for 1921:  Mrs. Mas-well, Mrs. Kayden. W. V.Jackson. Geo. Johnson, C. O, Rodgers,  C. F. Haves, Geo. Cartwright, Cc>l������  Lister, M.P.P.. B. Vanackeran, R. B.  Bevan, F. H. Jackson. TI)e directors  are to meet Thnrs'day.* Feb. 3rd. for  the purpose of electing a- president,  vire-president and seci-etary-treasurer,  as  well as to strike the standing com-  K?mm������mmm%m.  S~.w-Satj.am.  r<f������;������i������o������  \-~ 1  *^i*_  -���������jsr-  DfviSTbN III.^^Iq 'irvine. Teacher.  x' iHi^he-st. ^tah*|fngi S-enior Second  Nadine Bell; Jgdte-dBushx William  MaptieT., ^u^O^^efeond���������JMf X������ewis  jCftar^riee' &tkpi^ Ervin Olsea., First  lUie Ag^*Efic^C!u?T'd������rnve on F������-idayJ' JSeader-M uVie| ^atway- Kft? man Fih-  nightr^aeiyftted hy ail to have been ^ la^soni'Roa^vBi&ltoii. - - -  tuw hesfeilaTJcV of the winter. ^Jarge . P-erfect ^lendanceT-Nadiafe ,Bell,  c*owd W*s4n eyide^c^ujd things kepfc* i5������:a *JB������ilip^^!P^flliana*> Bush, Xionei  ~* -%\ir,*asTU������a.?~ NT?il-r���������jrF*������      "Winlnricnn      -Jtrttux  moving 'iively until afve^S^.  Mrrf,^ v-BJ.*GstMttsk! r -rettxpn-^i to ber"  h������������me. Meat- Alf������*a  Siding -<������������; iBuwjd^y*.' ^  ^  ax-������onipH������iied by h*^r t.'vytxihiifirw. She *J��������� S������^&*^  I)ownes������-" JGw^uvn   l^inlaysoD, .^lee  wn  \. iJSuriel   Oat^v^y,,  ���������'--   St-apies,   Biva  f yi'^A      -**m ���������  Jennie l^hMmert-h - "JoTSn Ittaltihonfite,  (iedrge Ohudjey;yitsA Yei^nrv.^Other  Who feontributed t*ilt h������ Kterapy.eide oV  the eyeninj^'were Miss-MurieliKiningi*  ton, J. Head, and -J. A. afcGce, the  lattet" faydrihg ;,wlth a fine corned?  sketch, pi n- 'the musical - edepartineni  there was aviolin dUettby'H. Brown  and F. M. llionjipson., Vobal duetts-by  Mts. Johnston and Mrs,, -dhalm-ei'Si 'as,  well as by Flossie BVans.and s Jennie  Chalmers. M*~*-' Jdhn-^top also heard  in a solo nhh^her, as ��������� wetfe also G^b  Charleson and,Ge^o. Cbudlev, ' One of  the most appreciated numbei-s of the  ^yetpng -was the song and ichorous;  "Dear Land of Roses" by Misse? Aus-  ted, Nellie Cbalmewsf and Besrie/Fram-  ton. arid-Mrs. Johnston, nnd Messrs  H. Bro\*n, H. Christensen and - F. M  Thompsori." Mi'-s'. OhVlstenarh pWslded  'at tbe piano'ih her usual finished style.  ' ' tn addition to a  cpuplif  of  concert  ;f-^turea[ the social life .pf the canip haa  , been maintained also i-a  the direction  of house partJes.   On* Monday   rJght  lost W.^/MitchplV'.;^ full of  guests for a little   send-off ,given   for  bidsoni Wlll.vvholejivesin a few days  for Sidriey,Jitftef a'*<'^it<iin'th'0,'>vl8it' with  hhji parents Jijere,,. The evening  was  spent In cards, uiubIc und dancing, and  eyep^ mlnnte-pf.it w"������^  thogueptfl.   On, Wed^  nniiibeV-^lVcJur t������wn;'wh*������i������e  numbers  were augmented by u full coihplement,-  nf Ll8terYolk'Rr;K61'|^;;'Mr?k'iind''' MrsV  Geo. JackB r<>yallv hoiiRii'   warm their  new^hotne *������t1t UHter, The fun waa kept  up till ajttte hour und,   weemJiujIv, all-  presertt hud a very fine time of U,  Lister will have at l(-ii������t. one, competitor at the boxing tournament, at Cieston toward the: end: ot the month in  the p������i'8oY������ nf iHiirry, Brovpn. jwho has;  this week Btwt-t������dt������������ get in shape for  the affair. He ban hud nome .provhiiis  experience In the manly art, and ia  suire to give ������: good ncrount of hi nisei f  ���������*������������������-���������;   '' *��������� * ���������'"-��������� ���������./ '    ,*���������', r* '*"   ������������������' ���������'-:  Listet' local of the United Parim-ro  meets in February Hession oi^ Friday  night v^en wjpoi-tii will bo received  from the delegates to tho .irrigation  mmitiii^ aH wellaB iii*������. meeting to or-  * jfAtilK*.' the Vaitey*IT.F,*df������������H(:|. assmx  - nfe^'    \.*-U-.-    '..;-,..*,'.    ���������,.-���������-;   '.*'���������.! '���������  Ulster V Conft������������rvH������iyei'H    iipil^  their  fl*l<f^dwii.lhe'' lat'ter  including  a few  The p^w-^wtertaioujent committee  ai^-^aviniK'itheir.Srfat social cen-Satnr-  ^ay'nlgh^S'eb^lith, at Tthe^honteof:  Mi^.^W.^.'^Guftiper. -Gai-ds and vocal  .arid instrumental music will the order  ,of things from 8 -is ?2i withan adniisB-  .Joki.of 25<jeiits t������i gentlemen, .and the  ladies Are Asked to bring lunch." < The  committee v*xpeet������ 'everybody, % so  dnn,tdisappoin| theni.   ; Z ,  ���������- J. S.' Mcljeodi vvho* 'has b-ee'fi Away  Qn ii business Visib the last two months, i'etur-hed totheri-anch ' on, Saturday,   ,  .      "   ���������       -     ���������;  ��������� -Duck Creek-has''been made a permanent stop* by the C. P. R. I'he section crew hjis jiiijt h^td orders to- remove the mail catch .post.   ;  Ketjp irridTty night. Feb iltli, open.  That is the d^vte of the big concert and  dance and as preparations are under  way tu take oare <)f evefv^dy, hiiitVir-  allyii fiill hoiiHeTs1 * e'x'p-������cjto?j|^  iqh^^ to jioncert is^^ 75c.,^^ich; inch������de^  supper) The dance is ���������75������. .per nuiple  and the Concert party orchestra will  futuiuh fii-flt-ehiag niuwjc. .Y������)u .owe it  to yourself to be out one night a year,  and this is .the.*.,i)tght.-;,, Lp\.j.sp(Pi:-Pi;;  Six topceaentatives- of ^V^'ynpdel lor  oa] were at Ci-eston on-SjitiiVday and  ..leVedn^dM-y^ltiii'it.hH-���������yiill-fty IJnlt-ed Far-  niors' get wi^gother, at which a district  pj-ganiz|itiqn wan formed. \y^ are wx-  pectlng an, In��������� ������'r������*������l|pg j-epoV.t-fa-f.i>u,.tMM  deieguim,tip^th������' next ij^^i\ngZot(tbi-  lOCal.  r,  .;,'"V-���������(./..*������  ���������'���������..lJ,-;.'r'pZ    '.',;,,  , *   '',-,.,.; .'���������������'  The Athletic Club had an exei-utlve  -^essjlon on ^nnday,; hlght.va^  which  eonslderabh;   import ant,,, Jbu.Hino������*3 was  tranHact*d.   The**?  Is  still room   f6i<  more members -and you havo   thee best  of assurance   that  you   w|||| find   the  club a geoiod all round inveament.,Join  Up UOW.       ���������',*���������'���������,���������������������������'-���������' -*v*-! .���������.������������������������������������     ��������� ;.'.  Davidson, ^Cathie.' Marion,: HsiroTd  Benihger; Wilbert. Lelliofc, - Jack'Z&k  fNeih Earl .Christie. Jean'Pisher, Friah-  ,������ea Moore, .Lillian ,Pendtn JLjillian^Tre-  velyan, -Mary'Sutcliffe.- Frances "Lewis,  Dorothy Smith, Charles FaasI  . Promoted from First Prjmer .to Se-  eohd PiJimer���������Bett^y Sipeiirs, {Mary  Gjoodwin, Gwen ;W,ebst������r������'Evelyn Linn1  Aileen Spratt. Lyda Christie, "Nburt  Peairs, Cecil Tose, Thomas -Orbalhwait'  Leila Foreman, Wilbert Dtiljle.' lyiar-  ion Embree, Faye' Pendry, Merryn  Oatway.   '   .      . >  Promoted frnm^Seeond Primer to  Fiist Reader.^-Lanra Holmes, JTean  McCreath. Randell Pkyne, Caroline  PlateVi Louit-a P-enclry. Ada Lewis,  Frank Crawford,. Lucy, Kirahv. Jack  Norris, Bupheima Fisher. Blsie Spiers,  Hazel Hopwood.  Business of considerable importance  waa disposed of at fche January toeet-  iog V>f the Hod and- Gnu Club on  Thursday night last, which attracted  a fine turnout of members.  It was definitely decided that trap  shooting be part of the,seasoQ's aetivi-  fciest and a commitiee was named for  securing equipment and making all  the ether necessary arangements  "The j longest discussion of bhe .evening  'was in connection with the-recomv  hr*?Tndationli<> b^uiiadie=to'the gamfe  ��������� cio^JD)?d/&8pf tbegame  s"eason in >he^-^^^^y^'^RBw^ra^efwas  .wltifnatejy -disposed -of-^EKi^h^a decision  to j ask f������r a-rgrouse 'seasoh������ nf- "frbnt  Oct. -Jsfc to 31st, and a deer shobting  season to open about)' October 15th  an-dr^ close tat the' end of December,  Request will also be made of a two-  year closed fishing-season on the Goat  River, -between Canyon andKichener,  -The Club linanhhttusly cliose CoK  ^ister," M,P,P., as tne^ honorary president, and it was, also decided jbhat the  ,club should,-, take-advantage of the offer ������of i the G, W. V,A.' to nse the" vetr������  clubroom in the MallandUne building  on a basis of paying a pro rata shaie  of the cost of same.  ai-riveo on Monday  and "opeded up the apple packing  school arranged for by fche Unifcek Farmers. Among those who are taking  instruction are W. G. Boyd, L. Leveq-  ue. Chas Botterill, J. Handley, Hugh  Graham, and E. W. Harrison and  young son. The pruning school will  probably be held a -month later.  . The United Farmers unloaded another car of mixed hay this week,  from the Farm Products Company at  Coaldale, Alta. The U.F. is doing  quite a hay trade, as the membership  now, includes almost 80 per- cent, of  tbe ranchers -in the   territory.  Frank Palmer got back from Cal-  ���������arary a few days" aaro. bribing with  him a span of h-eayy work horses.  Laws Peek's meeting of the-United  ���������Farmers Was on Wednesday night, at  which Horticulturist. Twigg was unable to appear, but sent along his paper pn Silo*?, which was read by Mr.  Birney, and which provoked quite a  lively and timely discussion of the subject. ' Afc fchis meeting President  Littlejohn, and Messrs. Long. Harris,  on an** juirney were 3&ui6d as delegates to attend the- conference at Creston  last Saturday, afc which a Valley central* association, was formed;  *  '    ������  Thia week's meeting of the V.������.. on  Tuesday nighfc-, was very largely taken  up with the presentation and discussion of resolutions'' to be submitted to  the central' organization's meeting at  Creston on the 2nd. Among those a-  dopted -was One favoring the installation ������f rural *sas! deJivesjLasitiian-  otber disapproving of a consolidated  School until such, time as .a'gbod roads  %ys������em was in evidence.  Feir- ifinhuei  ',., ;lu\th<? absence of President' Rodgers  the annual meeting of Creston Valley  Agricultural Association, on Thursday afterndon last,* wos,presided over  by W. V. Jacks<in,; w 1 th a fair,turno<it'  ^f piei������hers, to take ^ hand in pro'ceed-  .ing-s.. ��������� '.,  ��������� ������������������?...??:'���������-  ?..., .��������� ���������..*,*. ..*'  The flhaticial, ietat^hiettfc^showed.; a  balance of '818^110^  Ing all expensea ' in conneutibn with  the 1020 fair, includihig''t'axe8 apd payf  njent of .Interest:������P purchase price <>f  the fair ground' site, atjld .t^e'-only^debt  ri-iiw" outs^ahdlrig beinjj'; a matter of  'flMRO- which 1������ over^rte'Vor lumber In  lihe'" neW niiilh btiildhig. ' '���������"'' Had it hot  been fot-' the expendltihre;' of $120 bh  The apnle parking ������chooV opens here  OiV Monday nexfej* and will lust five  ditys. Overtr adoKen have booked up, to  t*ko the eqoui^vand'-afew more are  expected befoi-Q the claws sUi-ta,  I J, J3, . ipw lyg-'.of, Oresioti, reniden t  provincial hoi t.oulliu-lrtt, if),to give a  Ulk on pruning at tlm next ������������muing  of fchrr tlnitend Farmera.   *.-* ������������������' ���������<���������'-���������' ���������*    " ���������  , ;,Q8pA.r Ofne'i' wag ^bji^ni^isi.y.Hluti' at  RitcbneronThmisday Innt/refcibnlng  the following day.      t  Form -li.Fm Centrni  Saturday* FEB. 12  ���������:: z AW^(k)i$ ':,  :f ���������",; z,y'Z'''\.'i^'-'z'z ".:���������''' l"Z  The Girl m the Ram  ,-'* 1.1-1. - VeJ ' ..  QTtva-reel Century Comedy  A Distridt Association of the-United -Fai-meas of Britsh 'Columbia was  organized at a welhattended meeting  ,<6f delegate fi-ivni the'-flye'. Valley T7,F  locals 'w'hioh |cb)ivenea|in Speer's Hall  oh ,/Saturday! *: afte.rhbon,, and   which  was* presided over by W. V. Jackson,'  the-KiooWnay   l-epfeseintive  on,  the  .���������X7 Ey-jpnivlfteiaiVxecuti^. ||;.p ^',^.\!Z-.   *  ' ��������� As the the fleeting wajs a bi������tween-  traius affair in orderto. accoijimodato  the    ^Vypndel    representative^,   not  niuch was accomplished beyond com  pletirig organization,  in ;which W.V.  "Jackson ,,was clioBerji iis" chairman of  the jiiKtrk'fc association, with Norman  Stones of Lister as seeretarv. '  'As it is possible H; F. PackhVah of  Wybrid-t*! - vvill hBthft only  delegate  frolii il)e ,Valley at tJie pi-oyiucial ,poh-  Vojfitlpn, at  Vancouver, , this  uiontb,  the me-Tting resolved itself into a enni*  inlttee of the whole to consider the  various reHolntldno emanating locally  that   will    come   before    the    convention in  cirdur,-that  fche delegate  might, get the views of the locals submitting- thorn, as well'as the opinion  of    the   Valley  district   MscociaMon.  ;8ome half dozen of  the  resolutions  'ibu.fc, have twjen forwahled. were adopted by Saturday.s meeting, and the  balance along with some other hualr,-  wero held, over for another niwtlng  which wai* set for Feb. Und.  Tvyenfcy-ono , aperodlu-'d delegates  we>e in attendance which,.on tbebaf*.  is of one, delegate for each ten inemb-  ert would Inaiciife^hat the Vrtlle^ ,U.  F. lottils'have'ii me'iulieialiVp just over  the 1*00 mark.  Shorty iLdi^j^ha^M^tt, Clayf^^^  wotk'iJjggirfg him iS will on the Adams  rant-dp^-, ������'      -' ""  -  ^ "According to some "of our more enthusiastic anglers the winteriishingin  Goat Itiver is excellent afc present.  Tom Hickey expects ton finish :his  logging contract, about the end of the  week. and_already   has about >I8iOOO  logs'on the skids, ;        l' -'''  ..-     . -      '.*���������->���������.  Lumbering operations-Aregnltig'on  at top speed both at the? mill as well  as ih the woods. On fche log haul the  C*>inpuny is utilizing nine l4-h'orse  teani9 as well as. the two. trucks; and  handling afc least 76,000 feet a day,  while the mill is averaging a daily cut  of 40.000 feet.  For the meeting to-night (Friday)  Canyon United Farmers are having  a whist 'drive afc the schoolhouse.,  commencing afc Q,30 prompt, with an  admission of 60 cents, which include*  supper, fche evening to-conolude with  a short concert progrBmme.    ' '     ,  J.  Va nee and. son are at present at  Kitchener, where they ai-a   working  afc .'lumbering opdrations in- thafc section, ���������.-**.    * ' 'Z  ' The Vahackeran home is a sort of  miniature hospital afc present. Mrs,  Vanackeran .Is laid up with blood  poisoning in -tlie hand, while Van  himself is keeping indoors diie to an  attack of tonsolitis. ,"    .   ",  A wm of Mr. Hiitl^hn llhe H,  White - raneh*���������-was t^ke;n ' W������ the h<B-  pltal afc Cranbrook last.week;,.-where  he is undergoing treatment for throat  tnnible.  Messrs. Pochin, Mawson, Turner,  Davie and Huygens were at Crouton  on Saturday Hftermmn for a United  Farmei-s conference, afc which a central organization embracing all the  Valley locals wan formed,���������'    ^Z;. ���������  The Kiimor is afloat tl|KFthe Irish  are going Ut put on a ������concert nt the  schoolhouse- on March' 17th, and are  already making plans to put on something just a: little.':' tetter than the  Scotch put over on Burns nichfc.  The Canyon City Scotch mre juafc a  more than slightly resentful at hav*  in\t_ to pay the aanal 10 percent, amusement tax oiit of fche proc-ed-i of  their last ueck'a conceiu They main  tain fchat.ahe effort was a community  or charitable aflair and nthould tie ex-  empt from any luxury nBi-pKHKim n'-*-,  **���������.  .���������*.....���������.-,0... SHE ... BEVIEW, : CKESTOl-!.,.'.���������*��������� ISr  ff  lA.r.ltZm.0 I  e Wisp  ARGHIB F. MsKISHNIB  Printed  fey  V  Special   Arrange-  Toronto, Ont,  sasnts -frith Thos.  AU  E?eFy Got Who  hm He? living  Read This!  Very compters in her physical re-  j latloss to life, disease early seizes  upon the woman who works, and she  must therefore guai;d jealously anything that would tend to destroy her  vitality or health.  Probably nothing is of more service  than Dr. Hamilton's Pills, and every  girl and woman can employ this  grand remedy with gratifying results.  As a system tonic and blood renovator, no treatment gives such results.  For maintaining good digestion and  healthy appetite, 'it is impossible to  equal Dr. Hamilton's  Pills.  Duskyi sallow complexion is changed to a healthy, ruddy glow, which  proves that Dr. Hamilton's Pills cir  (Continued)  Silence and darkness ..deepened; the  air grey, heavy and oppressive. Then,  far-off, sounded the first rumbling  baying the pack. A shaft of lightning split the inky skies, to show in  the livid scar of its course the lake  trembling in the first wild clutch of  storm.     Al about ,the trees shivered  and   complained;   but    the    Indian's     ������������������.���������w     steadfast    eyejs    gazed    beyond    the^ ctdatV blood that'is rich and nourish-  world of travail to a far-off upland,  where the trail had    first    beckoned  him, the long'red trail which he had  followed id vain, ^  There was but one man, so the  Algonquin reasoned, with sufficient  hatred in his heart to shoot Daddy  Farney down in cold blood. That  man was "White Hawk, and him he  was seeking. But like the fox, who  matches cunning with cunning, WfcSte  Hawk, possessing in like degree  Sagawa's craft of forest and stream,  had managed to outwit his pursuer.  Once, too, by way of warning that  there was danger in too closely pressing a hunted thing, a rifle-bullet had  ' -s-dde and he sat erect with a jerk  l "Well, 111 be damnedI" he exclaimed  1 in wonder.     "Where did you spring  from, Mr* Hiawatha?"  Sagawa had stepped into the firelight. He answered the other's question, his eyes on the half-breed, who  had twisted about and now sat with a  look of fear oh his face. 'I come,  from where the red trail beckoned  me.     1 go where my brother calls."  "Well,-"you've -got some little runway, my regal friend, and 1 guess  maybe you don't find the track crowded any.3' -' The tall man was evident-If  ly piqued at the Indian's non-committal answer to his question. He took  a chew of tobacco, munched it in his  cadaverous jaws, then laughed shortly.   .,.; . ���������"���������-.'  "By gosh, I've guessed you out, I'll*  bet a dollar! You're" that Injun  Sagawa, ain't that right?" We stood  up, and, advancing to the Indian, held  out his hand. "My name's Haight,"  he introduced himself,  SAVES $70.00  The very latest -edition oi thc Encyclopaedia Britaooica ma; fee had in -vbatifo called tlie Handy Volume edition at $70.00, less than tbe ordinary Cambridge -edition; me  have, both editions. 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When you feel poorly, when the  head aches, back feels lame, and a  drowsy, tired feeling creeps through  you���������that tells of the need of Dr.  Hamilton's Pills ; try them.  Sold in yellow boxes, 25c.  Huge Amount of Armament Either  Surrendered or Destroyed.  German  guns surrendered  accord-  i ing to the latest returns, up to No-  But the Algonquin did not take the] vember 25th, is    30f500V     The    total  Ones   again,   crouched in his skin  tepee, Sawaga waited for the storm  to pass.     He would back-trail to the  hardwoods  and  help  his  friend  and  ,    ��������� ��������� ,    brother fight off those who meant him  chppea oxr a twig close apove tne Ar- j harm.      But his objective lay a day  gonquin's head.     From that time for-     ��������� ���������  ward, he had redoubled his efforts to  bring his quarry to earth, following  with unfailing eye the tracks which  the fugitive strove to cover up.  And now had come the storm, the  wild, tearing storm of ripping wind  and obliterating rain. When it passed nothing would be left of the track  of the hunted. Only Sagawa's marvellous intuition to guess accurately  the direction of "his quarry, and so io  pick up that track once more, remained to the man reclining before the  ~.��������� n~-  Deieuu^c,  Above and around, the thunder  crashed with booming reports which  echoed from rock to rock, rumbling  outward and on, to be lost in heavier  detonations from thc lightning-licked  heavens. And over all sounded the  torrent of the rain, and the wail of  tempest lashing the face of the lake  to foam-capped waves,. Occasionally  the duller crash of a fire-girdled tree,  overthrown by the gale, broke  through the wild ' cadence of the  storm, or a tongue of fire licked a  livid spiral down some giant monarch  of tjie forest, as the forked lightning  found it.  But all of this the Indian marked  but impassively, as he waited for the  stQTm to spend itself. Wilder  shrieked the wind, louder crashed the  thunder, and darting fingers of fire  adown the low-hanging clouds illumined the night-world solitude with  blue-white, wavering light.  Then, suddenly, above all other  sounds, came one which sent an icy  chill to Sagav/a's heart. Involuntarily he clutched at the tiny iron cross  beneath his buckskin shirt, and lifted  his rifle. A wail, almost human in its  note, wavenn-g, shri'l. had floated  down on thc wings of the wind.  With a single movement thc Indian  sprang up and leaped outside in the  driving rain, facing th? direction from  which tiad com" that dreaded cry.  Nearby, the h'ghtning claimed a  great, high-standing tree, its crash of  exhilaration drowning���������for thc instant���������alf other sounds. But the Algonquin's eyes straved not for a second from the headland one hundred  yard*" distant, sprayed now with thc  blue-white light of the zigsr-ag-ging arrows of the storm.  And, as he watched, there sprang  from the forest, and leaped across the  heradlar-d, w number of great, gaunt  creatures with lowered heads and lolling tongues. And the leader of the  woH pack was white as snow.  and two nights' journey througti wiiti  forest and swift "strong water." The  last time the white wolf had crossed  his trail, he had been too late to save  his aged brother, the trapper.      He  hand extended to him. Pointing to  the half-breed, with an imperious gesture, he said:-���������  "1 would know why Darbo, who  does the bidding of the trappers in  the willow-hedged valley, is upon the  trail leading to the Basin of White  Water, the village of Sagawa's people? And" ���������- turning his burning  gaze on the white man���������"why he has,  as trail-mate, one who "wishes the  brother of Sagawa harm?  number of guns destroyed is 27,650.  Within the last five months 11,000  guns have been destroyed. In addition to the /above figures, 6,000 guris  in process of manufacture have also  been destroye'd. The total number  of trench mortars surrendered is 10,-  000;^the number destroyed Is 7,300.  The total number of   machine   guns  CORNS  Lift Right Off  without Pain  Magic! Drop a little "Freezone*  on an aching corn, instantly that corn  stops hurting, %hen shortly you lift  it right off with fingers. Doesn't  hurt a bit.  Your druggist eells a tiny bottle of  "Freezone" for a few ccnjts, sufficient  to remove every hard com, soft corn,  or -Torn between the toes, and calluses.  must  not   be   too  late  again.      He   in his life," he said, at length.     "We  would start now, and not wait for the  tempest to pass.  But even as he fathered his few  simple camping utensils together, the  shrieking winds grew still, the heavy  rain shrank to a faint" patter on the  skin tepee; the voice of the thunder  came angry and sullen from afar.  Through the heavy blackness ihe lake,  sighing itself to rest again, glimmered faintly. Five minutes later" Sawaga  was ready for the journey to the Uplands.  As   he. -.drew  his   canoe   from   the  copse of cedars, the clouds above the  lake rolled back, silvery-edged, to lei  a full moon" look through.     Then the   let him see for himself if he has beard  Shagland was transformed to a fairy   truth?     Listen, then, Darbo, Sagawa  world, soft-illumined, alive, fresh with | has followed the red trail in the track  ������Sa7re.������     SET The'   hatt-Wd. | ?���������������*������������ * ������'"'. ,������' **������**-  scrinsrini? erect   lean fineer*  ������*������'*������v;*n������������  300 have already been aestroyed. The  the knife in his belt, "many tarn, you   total number of rifles surrendered is  accuse Darbo of wrong, Sagawa. But) 2,324,900;     the     number     destroyed  amounts to 2.206.400. A considerable  number of. small arms are still being  collected by the German Government,  ������md will in due course be handed to  the Commission of Control. ��������� Some  have been handed in already. With  regard to small arms ammunition, the  total amount surrendered is 405 million rounds, of which 170 million  rounds have been destroyed, and 335  million rounds remain for destruction.  Of gun ammunition 32 million rounds  have been surrendered, -18 million  rounds having been destroyed,, while  14 million remain for destruction.  no more ne fears you. Netder does  White Hawk, his brudder, whose trail  you follow, fear you���������not now."  Pie ceased speaking, at a motion  from the white man, twisting about  so' as to put the fire between himself  and the Indian. Haight stood,  frowning, fingering the stubble of  whiskers on his long chin.  "Darbo speaks the truth, for once  found White Hawk an hour ago, after  the storm. He was pinned under a  wind-thrown tree. He's in the tent  there, what's left of him."  With a guttural cry Sagawa sprang  towards the tent's entrance; but  Darbo, lips drawn back from his  -teeth, snarled him back, -with uplifted  knife.  The Indian paused, and his eyes  rested contemptuously on the half-  breed, as he addressed him.  "Is Sagawa then a starving wotf  that would feed on the broken body  of the quarry he has followed, that  the brother of White Hawk fears to  scents such as only   the   wilderness  holds.  Nothing to bemoan the toll which  the winds and lightning had taken.  Where giant trees had fallen and boulders had been hurled from their .foundations, other trees would, in tim*, be  lifted up by the hands of the guardian  Mother, other boulders shaped to fit  the .waste places. For in the world  of solitude the wail of death is never  heard above the note of bier grand and  sublime harmony of life J *m*  Far out on the lighting lake a loon  wailed to his mate. From the frowsy  forest on the water's far shore a mate-  seeking fox barked; through the golden moon-mists above the lake night  hawks flitted and called their plaintive notes in response to fluted whistle  of copse-haunting whip-poor-w,il Is.  The world of the night solitude was  awake again.  The Algonquin gazed about him,  breathing deeply, and a tender light  chased the lines of weariness from  his face. Then, slowly, he stretched  his arms towards the fathomless sky.  "Great Manitou," he prayed, "finish  for Sagawa the task he must leave;  that he might save his brother." Then  swiftly he turned, and down thc lake,  in the track of the moon, propelled  his canoe with the swift, noiseless  strokes that had earned for him the  name, "Water-Swallow" among his  tribe. Quickly the shore on which  hc had pitched his wigwam sank behind him. Onward he flew, impelled  by the desire to reach his friend and  brother before it was too late.     Hc  One Great Essential  To a Woman's Health  is Her Nerves  ASPIRIN  lT\~xtm~  iltTSrx . 9~  f-ayvr  is vjenuino  Warning! Take no chances with  substitutes for genuine "Bayer Tab-  letes of Aspirin. Unless you see the  ns������rne "Bayer" on package or on tablets you are not getting Aspirin at all.  In every Bayer package are directions  for Colds, Headache, Neuralgia, Kheu-  matism, Earache, Toothache, Lumbago and for Pain. Handy tin boxes  of twelve tablets cost few cents.  Druggists also sell larger ^ packages.  Made in Canada. Aspirin is the  trade mark {registered in Canada), sf  Bayer Manufacture of Monbacetic-  aci-desier of Salieylleaei-d.  Mature intended women to be  of White Hawk for long, because strong, healthy and happy as the day  White Hawk took the life of Sagawa's is longj instead of bemg sick and  aged brother. Good. To-night, in' wretched. i3ut how can any worn-  the track of the sform, the white wolf atf\be healthy arid happy whets the  crossed Sagawa's trail once again, and whole nervous system is unstrung,  because he must seek the upland of ���������The trouble is they pay more atten-  t.-.l        ...     V ���������  .V . V r '       .1��������� ������_ .S--:~       ~r.m!r.S        .. _ J        1 L .1 ]  hardwoods without sleep or rest,  Sagawa spoke to the Mighty Manitou  a prayer to finish for him the work He  had pointed out to him to do. But  because there is that which White  Hawk would speak in secret to ering  Sagawa, Sagawa must be allowed a  little time alone with him before his  spirit's gone.'*  He tossed his knife and rifle at the  half-breed's feet, and, pushing him  gently aside, stooped and entered the  tent.  Haight, his hands deep in his pockets, swore softly. "Put up that knife,  you fool," he ordered Darbo. "You'd  be afraid to use it on that big Injun,  even although you was sure his tribe  wouldn't cut you into1 shoe-strings,  and you know it. It's barely possible  that hc knows what he's talking  about. Anyway, for my part, I'm  wanting as much of that Algonquin's  good will as I can pack, seem' as I've  got a lot of hob-nobbing to do among  tion to their social and household  duties than they do to their health.  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From what I've learn-1 different person.     1 am never with-  Another    instant,    and  they were   had promised to come when the tok  gone; on?y from the waste of th* op-, en was given; and thc promise of an  posite  forest  came  that  wild"," fluted | Algonquin is sacred.  cry of the white leader.     And all un-      On he sped, until the spikey fringe  conscious of the driving rain and far-, of trie lake's upper   short   stood   np  Ing  wind,  the  Algonquin  stood,  his | against the sky,     There W\y a port-  head sunk on his breast. Once again  the white wolf had crossed his trail.  Another brother waa in danger. He  must leave, for the time, vengeance  of the dr'ad, that he might lend his aid  to the living.  ed of that  White Hawk, something  sudden    was    coming  to  him,  anyhow." ' ���������*-*  (To be continued)  A great  reach the  ���������ny uncalled for remarks  d letter office.  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Above, and not more than a  hundred yards distant' from him, hc  had caught thc glimmer of a camp-  fire,  For perhaps five minutes Sagawa  watched that light, then, noisHessly,  he dipped into the forest and made his  way towards it.  Silently he moved forwarjl until before his views lay a tiny glade, The  light of the carnp-fire fell upon a tent  of fair size, pitched in its centre.  Brewing tea before the fire crouched  a man a half-breed, hU back towards  Sagawa, and on a block before thc  tent cat a tall, iour-visaged man, who  now and again turned towards the  tent us though liBteolng,     Tlevtwistrd _     .���������  about now, as though to make dome. Om*eV*J)lii������  remark to hf������ companion and evident.   t^fiftBw^  Iy  hit  guide  -then   hii  eyes  opened   Umlud,T-Monut.  Death Reported  An old offender that hung on for  years. Nothing touched his stony  heart but Putnam's Corn Extractor,  and out hc came, rpot, stem and  branch. 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Ottawa doctors are urging the  Government to make vaccination  compulsory to stop the spread of  smallpox. *"���������*"  Wta,   Webb,   aged   88,- a Crimean  War veteran, who took part    in    the  "siege   of   Sebastopol, is dead at his  home in Palmerston. -  Toronto has voted a second $50,000  for unemployed relief, $90,000 for sick  children's hospitals and an increase In  salary of the mayor of $2,500.  The British Government has decided to send only 1,000 men to New  Zealand '"''&-. immigrants, instead of  4,000  as  originally   intended.  The London Times says that the  treaty with the Soviet is a complete  surrender "on the part of the Government to Soviet sentiments.  f  The London Morning Post calls attention to the fact that one of tuc  newly-created baronets was prosecuted during the war for food hoarding. ���������'���������-.. ;'���������""  In order to put the Manitoba telephone system on a paying basis, the  Government will ask the public utilities commissioner to permit an increase of from ten to fifteen per cent,  inVates charged.  Rheumatism Relieved In I. to 3 Daya.f  South American Rheumatic Remedy is a  wonderful tuedtciae inr the treatment of acute  or inflammatory rheumatism, chronic rheumatism, lumbago, neuralgia, aad ail ailiucats due  ���������to rheumatism. It often cures in I to .  days.,    Ae druggists. ,  ��������� -*  Heart Disease Relieved In 30 Minutes.  Dr. Agnew's Remedy for the Heart gives  perfect relief in all cases of Orjjauic or  Sympathetic Heart Disease in JO minutes,- and  speedily effects a cure.. It is a peerless  remedy-for Palpitation, Shortness of ISrcath,  Smothering Spells, Pain in Left Side, land all  symptoms of a diseased ileaxt. One. dose  convinces.  -   ^.-Sw'l  ' * 6?*������9   m* -m���������t���������tam  also five weeks suffering and lois of  wagess if jMr. C. Oakley of Saskatoon,  Sask. had got Zam-Buk when lies first  happened his cut leg. However, ex-  perieace of Zam-Buk's amazing healing  power has "opened his eyes." Yott  won't find him without it to-day.  '" While employed in a stone yard, I  cut my leg very badly," writes Mr.  Oakley. " A. doctor sewed up the wound  and attended we for five weeks. All the  while I was oS Work. At theead of it I  was advised tt go to hospital.  " After I paid over $4*0 to the doctor  1 determined to try Zam-Buk. Within  two weeks Zam-Buk had so healed the  wound that I was able to return to work.  \ Further treatment made the limb quite  sound. Thus bine dollar spent in  Zam-Buk did what a forty-dollar treatment had failed to do I I shall never be  without Zam-Buk again."  This herbal Zam-Buk is powerfully  -     m^X.mmLxXZr. tX*m      .St m      Vxmr..      t���������xr,.���������.   ,~.-.���������l  -'    ������*Ufciac?(#>l������������. 4.1 m    xxx~    xr~at    uiuvru    cblAUl  most reliable remedy for eczema, cold-  sores, ulcers, piles, abscesses, poisoned  wounds, scalp disease, chilblains, cuts,  burns. scald3 and. all injuries. 60c. bos.  alldruggists. TRIAL SAMPLE from  Zam-Buk Co., Toronto, lc. stamp.  MORAL ���������  Another Yefcsioa  Of the Coat Frock  Is the Genuine  and Only  0.  B'tHB/np *"������|  ���������S SB  Clover Seed Crop.  It Is estimated that the clover seed  crop in the Dryden district for 1920  will total 4,000 bushels, which at the  present market lvalue will amount, to  $60,000. The bulk of the clover seed  grown in this district is sold to the  government for seed purposes.  Lake Winnipeg Fish Catch.  It is estimated that the  Winnipeg j been installed.  Lake fish catch will total.between 6,- ������������������.  500.000   and    7,500,000    pounds  winter.    ,  Peace River Flour.  The latest development of the  Peace River district is the establishment of a flour mill,.and Peace River  flour will be on the market within a  short space of time. The elevator is  already receiving wheat for storage,  and  the machinery for grinding has  ttafoiewe  The first and -original Cold and  Grip tablet, tha merit of which  is recognized by all civilized  nations. *  3* careful to avoid Imitations.  Be sure its Bromo  The genu&s bears this sigsatsrs  30c  this  Minard's Liniment For Diphtheria.  The Mass-book used in Iceland has  been revised, and everything suggesting women's inferiority to man has  been omitted.  Sleep is the great nourisher of infants, and without peaceful sleep the  child will not thrive. This cannot be  got if" the infant be troubled with  worms. Miller's Worm Powder will  destroy worms and drive them from  the system, and afterwards tho ehild's  rest will be undisturbed. The powders cannet-*1 injure.* the most* delicate  baby, jand there .is nothing so -effective for restoring the health of a  worm-word infant.��������������������������� -���������'--,  PALE, WAN CHEEtK  INDICATE ANAEMIA  By Gertrude Beresford.  Perhaps  no  other  mode  has  met  with so much appreciation ia recent  seasons as has the coat dres3.      In  this model black velvet is combined  with a trimming of white angora. The  effect is exceptionally  smart.      The  coat' flares prettily at the side3, ana  the long, tight sleeves    are    finished  with a narrow band of anjjora. This  trimming   distinguishes   the  front  of  the  dress.      The high collar reveals  another   oi   fashion's    trends.     The  black velvet hat adds to the effectiveness    of   this creation,  j 0������ course,]  touches of color in the guise of flowers are often introduced on such hats  and are most picturesque.  Just a Street Car Drizzle. .  She (getting ready   for   theatre).���������  Is tt raining _  ;   He.���������Not a t~-tl rain.���������New Haven  Register. .  New  No Wonder.  Ethel.���������Hasn't Miss Hunt got  searching eyes?  May.���������She ought to have them.  She's been looking for a husband  for twenty years.  "My Back  Is .'So Bad9  p'AINS In the small of th.  back,   lumbago,   rheum*  tlsm, pains in tho limbs all tell  of defective kidneys.  x Poisom  ��������������������� being  left  In  tut  blood which causa pains and achai.  The kidneys, Hvor and bowels  must bo aarousod to action by auoh  treatment as Dr, Ghftao'a Kldaoy-  Llvor Pills.   .  Thoro ts no time for dolay when  the kidneys go wrong, tor auob development* a������ hardening of the ar-  terloei and Bright'! dfroast ar������ tha  natural roault.  One pUt a <*������*������, t8 canto *% box, a*  ioalert, or MdwnanoB, Bat** * Co., -Mm*  foronto,  KHlheijLiv-cR'Pills  Stats of Ohio, Cit? of Toledo, Lucaa  County���������ss.  Frank J. Cheney makes oath that* he ts  senior partner of tlie firm of F. J. Cheney &  Co., doing business in the City of Toledo,  County and State aioresaidr and that said  firm will pay the sum of ONE HUNDRED  DOLLARS for any case of Catarrh that cannot be cured by tiie use of HALL'S  CATARRH MEDICINE.  FRANK  J,   CHENEY.  Sworn to before me and subscribed in my  presence, this 6th day of December, A. D.  1886.  (Seal) A W. Gleason, Notary Public.  HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is taken  internally and acts through the Blood on the  Mucous Surfaces of the System.  Druggists,   75c.       Testimonials   free.  F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.  Winnipeg Building Figures.  Thc approximate value oi buildings  constructed in Winnipeg during the  past year is $8,367,250, although final  figures may show a slight "change, as  -compared with $2,948,000 in 1919.  There were 267 residences erected  valued at $1,320,352.  Minard's   Liniment  Cows,;*.,;,'''"*  ..AZy^p.i.   i  Foe   Garget   in  Japanese women dress'their hair in  the shape of a butterfly when they  arc ready to wed. Widows who desire to remarry fasten their tresses at  the .back 0f their head with tortoise-  shell pins,  Health   Can   be   Obtained  by  Enriching the Blood.  When a girl in her 'teens becomes  peevish, listless and dull, when nothing seems to interest her and dainties do not "tempt- her; appetite, you  may be certain that she needs more  good blood than her system is provided with. Before long her pallid  cheeks, frequent head aches, breath-  lessness and heart palpitation will  confirm that she is anaemic. Many  mothers, aa the result of their own  girlhood experience, can promptly detect the early signs of anaemia and  the wise mother does.not wait for the  trouble to develop further, but at  once gives her daughter a course with  Dr. Williams' Pink Pilts. which renews the blood supply and banishes  anaemia before it has obtained a hold  on the system.  Among the many who have benefitted by the use of these pills is Miss  Dora Kerr, R.R. No. 4, Wiarton, Ont..  wfyo says: "For a long time I had  been feeling tired and worn out. I  was troubled with headache and backache, and would wake up in the morning feeling tired and depressed. I  had to walk a considerable distance  going to ana from school and would  feel so tired that it seemed I could  not go another step. About this time  a lady doctor came to the school to  examine the children, and she told  me I badly needed a tonic to build me  up. Dr. Williams' Pink Pills had  been used in our home before this and  I began to take them. ' I can only  say that thcy have greatly helped me.  I no longer suffer from the headaches  and backaches and I now wake up  in the morning feeling rested and refreshed. If ever in need of a tonic  again I shall lose no time in taking  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills."  You can get these pills through any  dealer tn medicine or by mail post  paid at 50 cent a box or six boxes for  $2.50 from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.^  The ease with which corns and  warts can be removed by Holloway'a  Corn Remover is its strongest recommendation.      It seldom fails*  Blistered Feet; Sors Feet; Tired Feet, Buraiaff  and Aching Feet.  After a hard day's work or a Ions tramp and  your feet are completely sse-d up, bathe them  In hot water, then rub them well with &������IN-  ARD'S LINIMENT. It wilt reliesre -yoa-fcad  you will never bo without a bottle,    j-  The man who begrudges himself an  occasional hearty laugh is the;:, worst  kind of miser.  Minard's Liniment. For Colds, Eto,  Some marriages are failures and  some are but temporary ^embarrassments.  For years Mother Graves* Worm  Exterminator has ranked as a reliable  worm preparation and it always  maintains its 'reputation. ������   '  The only wound Napoleon Bonaparte ever received in battle waa at  Ratisbon in 1800, when he was  struck by a piece of shell. The splinter of shell is now In the Army  Museum in Paris,  & Quick  Iof Seasiadse  A fe-^aaacbeia frequently caused I  by badly digested food; the gates  and ac5d*jreaalt������ngtfcer^froni*a-i'������  ���������absorbed by the blood which in  turn irritate* the nerve* and  -causes painfol symptoms -called  headache, neuralgia, rheumatism, etc. IS to 30 dvop������ a.  Mother Seigel's Syrop will correct  fwal^rdigestSaa ana af&ml relief.  f\.      ' mi     '     ' i'n ���������i ���������  MONEY ORDERS  It ia always safe to J cad a Dominion Express* Money Ord-sr. Flro dollars costs thre������  cents.  1155  CHOICE SILVER Black Breeding  Foxes.        Instructions.        Reid  Bros., Bothwell, Ontario.  v4X*  W.   M.   V.   1353  SMOKING TOBACCO.  Natural   leaf   burlcy   smoking  tobacco,  S   lbs.   for   $4.00,   delivered,  CHAS.    BARNARD,    Leamington,  Ont  Cana&a'a Mineral Production,  Flgurei compiled by the Department of Mines, Ottawa, estimate the  total value of Canada's mineral production during the year 1920 at $200,������  000,000, ai compared with $176,68<V  390 In 1919. This compares very  favorably with 1918, the record year,  when the total value ol Canadian mineral production waa $211,301,897.  \  Soldier Settlement Figures.  According to figures supplied by  the Soldicrg Settlement Board thc  total area of land taken up by returned men in the west b approximately  3,100,000 acrca. Of this about 2,000,-  000 acres are free lands granted to  veterans of whom 8,192 have availed  themselves of soldiers' grants under  the act. Settlers to the number of  290 have repaid their loans lazuli.  YOUNG WOMEN  AVOID PAIN  tttmamavmmmmmmmmmmat  This  One Tells  How She  Was Benefited by Taking  Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Compound.     .  Regina, Sask.���������"For two years I suffered from periodic pains. and nausea  so I was unable to get around. My  mother had me tako Lydia E. Pinkham'V  Vegetable Compound, and I am much  better and able to go about all the time,  which I could not do before. I recommend Vcgotablo Compound to my ftienda  if I know they suffer tho same way, and  you may publish my letter if it will help  nny on*, rut I hope it will.*"���������Mtos Z. Gf.  Blackwell, 2078 Oslor Place, Regina,  Sask.  If every girl who suffers as MissBlack-  well did, or from Irregularities, painful  periods, backache, aideache, dragging  down pains, inflammation or ulceration-  would oniy givo this famous root and.  herb remedy ~* trial they would soon  find relief from suehrsurtering.  It hardly seems poasihla that thewi is  ft woman tn this country who will con*  tfnua to suffer without giving Lydia E.'! C  _ .        . , Bnkham'a Vegetable Compound a trial  ������ur UraanlBlOd Eyelldl* ' ?*tet all,the-evidence that 6 continually  ��������� Olir **" Inflamed Of mm!   bplnof publfahod, provingbeyond contea-  m  mw *������*���������  iuMtotu.SNMlaad WUI   diction that thin grand old medicine haa  |?V.AA uulcklr^lUv������d by Maria*  relieved moro suffering among women  HyCS Cyi-SM������l|LN-ilmiitki   thS." *"? other medicine in tha world.  SKIRTS  ACCORDION,  BOX, cr KNIFE  PLEATED  Or Repleated, Price ..... $3.50  This   price   includes   making,  or- remaking;   sponging,   new"  belting, -cleaning   and    return  charges,  Makes old skirts as Rood as nttr.  Satisfaction   Guaranteed  U*U  Xt To-day.  BROADWAY GARMENTS, Ltd.  14* McDermot Ave*., Winnipeg, Mm.'  , .   .rr.r-r'  Immyuoj  Wi.-*.-.-. ...  .tejj0$-- -yWEg&SLPx-  ,-Tfi/'- Ttf������'M--      ,A    _   .-   ' '*  ���������        ��������� -  p/,*1 ter Ait  ;, 1 ABLETS, '     i  ��������� ��������� JLja.'iijiiua",'iai,it:l*��������� <������. i".j, a���������.v���������������������:;;���������,:.s<n siawaa  Cook's Cotton Root Cotnpouc5  A, fnf~t rtliixblf r*oulaUn������  mit-ietn-.  Bold in tUrst Am,  *��������������������� of atr������nctb->-No- ������v*M  A*~ by til dmtsMts. ot trai  TUt COOK MKOtCtNK C04  fW*Wt#,W?. {9ttmt.~-*imS  _     ^repoclrf^vico^omenartaBkedto  Slarto* <Bif# BiWity $*������ Wmt*-*   ***** experience U at your MYvfe*    ". j  tytmm\~mt~~m  BOOK ON  DOO   OI8EASIT1  *nat H������w X* W~k~  V  Vt~\\  'te   *--.  It*** -t ~~~  K  -i%~^-,\.���������.rKM.  III, ������&ll������*������������ fhE  CRESTCIV   KB-FEEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2.50ayeai- in ad vane*?.  S3.00 to U.S. points. ���������       .  O. F. Hayrs, Editor and Owner,  CRESTON,  B.C.,  FRIDAY, tfEB.   4  Real Public Spirit  Speaking of the mueh-heard-of  but not so generally exemplified  community spirit a good word is  due the couple of dosen citizens  who likewise showed their faith  in, and regard for, the district by-  annexing their names to a $1500  guarantee for the appearance  in  Creston next summer of the six-  day Dominion chautauqua.    Due  to    insufficiency   of  show-going  population largely Creston has never been favored with entertainment by outside talent that the  more ambitious of our citizens believe we are not only entitled to,  but that we are willing to pay full  price for.   To set a good example  in the hope that its effect would  not be lost on touring companies  in' the future, the Chautauqua has  been  booked    and   every   eonii  dence is expressed   that   having  onee h3d the pleasure of such high  class entertainment its appearance  here will be an annual summer  fixture^.    In the twelve performances the Chautauqua provides a  wide range of educational entertainment in both the musical and  literary lines, and at %_ cost that  will not exceed more than 50c a  performance Provided   a   season  ticket is purchased.    In addition  to the entertainment for adults  Again Bedooed  there   is   also a provision for   a  children's supervised play hour,  which usually takes   place ' each  morning and is in charge of   a  specialist   in   handling  juvenile  games as well as in giving short  suitable talks to the youngsters,  Too, provision is   made   for   the  children being able to attend the  big Chautauqua features in the  sale   of   transferable   children's  tickets at greatly reduced prices.  If the talent employed on the 1921  Chautauqua circuit is of the same  high-class as that in evidence last  year Creston is assured a week of  education and entertainment next  summer that will surprise even  the most fastidious.  Counting the Cost  Editok Review:  Sir.���������As I underst.and this irrigation project it works out this way;  First, $200,000 are lion-owed for f.wen-  ty years, the same to bear interest at  7 per cent. Second, before this amount  can be. borrowed we rnnst raise nn mi-  dition'al amount of $15,000. The expense, if I haye the correct understanding, would be sis follows:  $200,000 bearing interest at 7%  would amount to $14,000  Boniis we would have to raise.... 15,000  $10,000   sinking   fund,   which     *  most he paid back...  ...10,000  Salary of superintendent.............   4,000  the orchards in the Valley are so  wonder-fully valuabls then why not  those men who tire' so interested get  together and run  their own show.  "No" said one man, "I have a couple  of acres .tint needs wKi,er ami my expense would only be a few hundred  dollars, and I am going to exploit you  for $7,000. even though I know yon de������  not need it," And this is where  "Kaiser Bill" comes in, and this i.s  where true British resentment will he  berta they weie in one of the best  fruit districts of the country. About  eighty-seven firms altogether are un-  d������r cultivating nudej- the jurisdiction  of the board.  In  conclusion Capt. Mackenzie stated  that  no  time would he lost in c������u>  retting all the' grievances, adding  that ;������!i-eiidy many of them hael been  adji������*������te������s;   .  Sorne of the citizens think the city  council, should - install .a.-'swiiDmirig  pool at Rossland..  seen and felt.  Enforcement of such a blood curdling act\vouId he of the same kind and  nature as the-Egyptians prosecution  and tyranny ace-, which met its just  deserts, at the hand of Qod Almighty,  when by the hand of a destroying  angel He slew millions of the firstborn  of the Egyptians, mao aud beast,  herd and flock:  Were history to repeat itself how  unpleasant things wouid he. We do  not believe that any court having  proper jurisdiction in Canada would  tolerate tyrannical law.  This letter will, in all probability  be filed in the registry office at Nelson  so that should such a deplorable state  of things existit wiih be-there on fyle  to be used as-evidence on behalf'of  those who favor the ju&tice of cons  cience to the caluusny or tyranny,  T. M. EDMONDSON.  ^"������  TOURjrG Oar, with Siarfer  $ 775.00  TOBPEO0Car       "   '*:..-.  ...    710.00  iroiiPE  .  1100.00  SEOAH  ... 1200.00  TROCK  150.00  f.o.b. factory  ������������������  TRACTOR (f.o.b. Calgary)   $1075.00  You should consider when  purchase a Car or Tractor that  we carry every part for cars  and tractors we sell and, further, we have appointed Ford  Service Stations in our entire  district, who are supposed to  carry genuine Ford parts,  Greston Auto & Supply  R. S. BEVAN, Prop.  Or a giaiid total of.  $43,000  $43,000 then, .df-vided by 2352 acres,  gives us a .tax of $18.20 per "acre, nn  an- average of something over $720 on  a forty-acre ranch. Whew! Of course  an orchard: tract, would have to bear  its approximate shar<e above this mark.  I believe those" figures to be -correct,  pdyst in the face of this there has  been statements made on platform,as  well as rumor that the tax would be  $7. per acre. Those figures are thore.  which have been handed.to us. so fig  ure it out yourself.  ' .Our taxes are already looming up,  and if the project would increase val-  l ues, as people say it would.' we would  then have oui- assessment still further  increased. I believe where, we live is  aS'di-y a place as you can .find and yet  we bad a'splendid creip of,.,,pears and  plums last Sea'soh;     '���������"        'py-  Of course we are - aware that the fi-  .b'rous roots .:.or .feeders of ..--trees come  fairly near the surface and we do not  employ gasoline tractors an>3 disks to  cut those feeders off, with instructions  to the ploughman to "sock her down"  and then holh*j* for irrigation; no, and"  we have not lost a single tree.  Just now there are people who want  to grow fruit; there are others who do  not like that kind of work and they  haye found that this year, dry.as it  has been, has given .them good crops  potatoes, but the fruit growers say  that we want water, and we are going  to have it. .  We have discovered that there i.s an  act known as the Ditches and Dyking  Act, and by this means over 50 percent, of the assessment in favor of irrigation will force the issue upon those  wlie need it not, and who could nofc af  ford it,  or   be   benefit'ed thereby.    Tf  See Our Shelf Hardware  Walk in and look over our L-uakn, Door Knobs, Bulls,  and pvery convenience and improvement that ean  lie obtained in up-to-date Hardware.  Wn   carry   ihe   reliable   quality   kind   that   you   ean  depend on for lasting service.  Hardware & Furniture Supply  M. ./. BOYh Company Manaeer  investigate \*amp  Lister Differences  Vancouver, .-.Ian. 27���������That 75 per  cent of the grievances of the soldier  settlers at Creston can be adjusted  without any delay, was the statement  of Capt. Ian Mackenzie.M.L.A., upon  his-.retnrn to/the city this morning,  following a. thorough investigation'of  existing conditions there. He was accompanied   .by   Col.    R.   D.   Daviefy  chairman -of   the   Land   Settlement  ���������   ��������� ji i  Board, ,  At a .meeting,in Greston shortly after his arrival the differences between  the men and the,radministTation were  brought out, Tne-^e, said Capt, Mackenzie, were not nearly so vital as the  public had been rled to believe, The  men, however, ..had inanv justifiable  grievances and these would.. ha veto  .receive attention, ;,  - "I am -satisfied,''though, that 72 per  cent of, the compFaints can be adjusted  immediately," sAid<he. P.  There were tvy4i|inipii*������i-tunt.matter^  involved  in  the question.ofComplete  ...... -*?/*.*  -ia,--- J\*  ���������-**������-.*,;���������'-������������������ -*.-  settlement, 'it wag"'pointed out. The  first* was the price-of the land. The  men it is explained*, were given verbal  assurances from'departmental officials  that thev wouid receive the. laud for  its price at time of taking oyer, plus  the cost of clearing. The second is  is the terms of agreement.  "I am satisfied that the men were  given to understand that thev would  receive th6 land under these terms,"  said Oapt. Muckenxie, "and I will  make an effort to have the government^ fulfil thvi pi-ouiise,s made by its  officials, Unsuccessful In this direction, is an alternative, the' government has sent appraisers to decide the.,  value of the land, The Alternative  demand upoji the .govrnnient will be  that the land he re appraised in conjunction with a representative of the  settlers themselves." '  *  There had been some trouble about  the output of the mill at Oreston,  Oapt. Mackenzie said, hut its a result  of his visit h* believed there would  be a great increase in tho output be*,  fore long.  Col,   Davies   was   much   impressed  %\ ith the colony and is ready, it is un  derstood,  to meet any reasonable demands which may he made by* the  men.  ������������������They are the yery best typo of re  turned soldiers," said Capt. Mackenzie.  "Their wives are working hard with  t'hem. The prospects for'the future  huccohs of the settlement are very  bi-igut indeed, . I haye. every reason  to believe that the required five acres  on all holdings will bo plowed by  spring.  "And if they go on to develop their  own land they will bo giyon assistance  under Ihe 'progress payment--/ scheme"  he added.  Oapt, Mackenzie, enumeated four direct bonifits to the province und tho  Dom.nion that would result from the  Hcttlcment of tlu* soldl-m-H on this lurid.  Fh-sit they were developing logged off  nreiis into fruit lands; second, floldler-s  wort*- being inoHliil-llshed; third, food  product ion iu the province was being  increased; .fourth, tho children of  thene Holdici* were being brought up  under vm-y healthy conditions and  would be a valuable ������ntw\. to thw future of (Jnnada.  The Holdjei-H had a hplemlid market,,  Ik: continui-d. and Mitunted as they  were clone to the  border and to Al-  ONE ACCOUNT  Ths 3omt Savings Account is the most practical arrangement lor conducting the financial  business o������ the home.  Should the husband be away, sick, or find it  inconvenient to get to the bank, his wife can  make deposits or withdrawals without any  ~. 11.    * - *  urouomm  SAM^  K4PFR  Sii  ��������� na  C. W. ALLEN,  OF     -ZJ&U-.Tr'J-  GRESTON BRANCH,  Mnaa^er.  ���������Ml-I,1,  a  1  THE BANK'S  POSITION  J~~ eft 30tb November, 1919    .  Paid-up Capital - - $ 15,000,000  Reserve Fund - - 15,000,000  Loans       -     - - - .   283,870,274  Deposits   -     - - - 393,605,156  Totai Asset*  - - - 479,644,205^  FHE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID-UP CAPITAL      -      "-        $15,000,000  RESERVE FUNS -        ,        $15,000,000  CRESTON BRANCH, C. 6. Bennett, Manager.  > ���������  li  w*irn">-'"  ecsa  For Men  Wool mixed Socks, 45c.  Heather mixed Socks, 50c and 75c.  All wool grey Socks, 75c, 90c. and 05c.  Artie Socks, very heavy, $1.10 and $1:25.-  *        ladle.' Ham      "  m _  Special values in Black Cotton, 45c.  Special values in Brown, 50e. and 55c.  Penman's Lisle at 80c.  Cashmere finish, heavy, 75o. t  ^    Cashmere at 1.10, 1.15' $U65.  . For Boys and Girls  All sizes frem 4 to 10J in Wool and Cotton at  prices from 35c. to '$1.25���������very special values.  1  Greston Mercantile Company  LIMITED  */v! V .i-f  -vpsm-tmsm  mm  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stabies  i       - '.*r P  Slbighs and Cuttem     T^iin Sleighs  Single and Double Harness and Supplies  Several Sets  of Second-Hand  Harness *  Coal and Wood For Sale.-  I  'Ho    So   fflmG-mwHEjm TTSm  Phone BB Sirdar Ave. Gremton SS*K-H?*-*rf  'ip.iS'if-Yl LiY'ri .'~i\' -������������������ ,,   WlV*'   ..-: .\>>'������,,-ii^*'<ifiJ ������-*-^~*;.l/- 'a**".*.'-... I'-trl *-.���������.  /  ARROW GREEK IBRI6ATE0N  By BYSTANDER  in  connection with the Arrow  irrigation scheme,, reported  in the Be view of January 28th, it  seems possible that the advocates  oJr\the scheme are-making tiie mis-  . take of not giving to the.public the  facts in,connection with lihe project  in the fullest, possible detail.  That irrigation has become a necessity to the  development of the  district-is generally admitted; that  the  men who  are  advocating the  - scheme are, doing fid from the best  , motives goes' without saying, but it  is equally certain that the hest interests of  irrigation are   nojrgoing  to be furthered by creating antagonism, and it would seem that lack  of definite Information as to the de-  jtails of the  seheme is  having  this  undesirable result in seme quarters.  Failure to state the case clearly  and iu detail gives  the man in opposition the finest kind cf opportunity to'gain   converts to.his views.  In   addition   it   is  desirable  that  everyone  interested  should   count*  ths costs now rather than after, the  scheme is completed. ~ Now is the  time to face the facts squarely.  If we decide-that irrigation is a  necessity, regardless of cost now is  the time for us to  realize just how  heavy- the burden is going to be.  The following- are some of the  points which might have been''covered in detail at the meeting, and  which had they beet:' carefully gone  into would doubtless have brought  the meeting to a more satisfactory  termination.  Engineer's Report  The meeting instructed the commissioners to seenre an engineer's  report on the project. An estimate  of the cost of this report could have  u       ' hold-  THB  OBESTON  BEVIEW  Is there any  Meat in the  House?  This is the first question that presents itself  to the housewife if' an  ��������� unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal.   But why  . worry ?  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon  Fiiiest ^Qadlity-  Cooke&Hamfc,  LuhcWM-iatZ  Bologna, &c~.  are  always  to   be  had  here.   In meats nothing  .quite equals 'Shamrock'  products.    .  previous to the  ing of the meeting. This estimate  dees not seem to have been secured  and as a result it is .possible that  some are signing for an expense,  the amount ot Which they do not  know.- ^Engineer's reports' are  usually based upon the estimated  costi'jof the project and run as high  as5% for carrying work to completion. The expense for an engineer  alone on the Arrow Greek projece  ,would, therefore, amount to $10,000,  $200-, 000,00 Loan  JSTo one seems to have any very  definite fdea as to where this money  is coming from. No matter where  it comes from interest and priaci-  pai will become in effect a first  mortgage upon the individual holdings. Supposing this scheme costs  $75 per acre��������� for fche area covered,  the man with 40 acres is assuming  a mortgage of $3000, and it seems,  desirable that he should realise this  fact right afc the start. There is  some vague talk of the government  advancing the necessary, money.  Have the committee any assurance  that the' -government will do this.  If bonds are issued and these bonds  are marketed in the usual way the  expense of underwriting might  easily exceed. 10%, which would  add $20,000 to the proposed cost of  the project.  Domestic Water  It.is stated that one of the sonr-  " " be   the sale of  if 51 per cent, of the taxable property- within the proposed area favor  irrigation   then   the   balance must  come into the scheme whether they  wish, to do so or not.     Here^again  detailed   information   seems  to   be  lacking, or at least was not put be  .fore tho general meeting.    Only a  portion of ������he land in the scheme is  under cultivation, and only on this  portion can water be used economically.       Just   here   the   question  arises as to the method of distributing water, and  collecting revenue.  Will   the    dealings   between   the  water municipality   and   the  land  owner  take  the form of purchase  and sale?    If so is   provision made  in the act for forcing the holder of  uncleared land to buy water which  he does not want, cannot use, and in  all probability is unable financially  to pay for?'   If the dealings do not  take the form of sale and purchase  it would sees*, that  expert advice  gjhould'be  secured   Before  it is assumed that- any man   be forced to  pay for something that he does not  make use of and from v-rhieh he derives no  direct   benefit, and only a  very questionable indirect   benefit.  - Revelstoke thinks, it is iboub time  the federal authorities started vvork on  the $100,000 postoffice building promised the town   at least   ten years ago.  Fernie council has been assured that  the Dominion government will put up  one-third of all money spent in providing work for the unemployed this  winter.  W. H. Wilson is the new chairman  of the Cranbrook school borird. According to the Courier Mr. Wilson seconded the motion conferring the honour upon him.  COW ESTRAY  Came to i������y premises about U^e.  10th, one red cow, white legs, 3 years  old, ears tipped and notched. Owner  cetti have same on proving property  and paying expenses, H. F. Wood  Box 59, Creston.  Loyal Orange lodge, No. 2095  Meets THIRD THURSDAY of  each nionth at- Mercantile  Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited.  ERIC OLSON. W.M  & GO., Ltd.  c-es  or   revenue will  .water for domestic use.    No feasible way o^-gelling commodities, 'to  J^peqpJe-, a^inst   their will   has  yet  "heen   developed.    It  might   be  as  well to find out to just what extent  householders  are going to discard  their present source of wafer sup  ply for the   purpose of  purchasing  water   elsewhere/     The   town  of  Oreston would seem to be the only  reliable  source of, revenue  for the  water for domestic pur-poses.    Did  the  committee secure   information  aa to what arrangements might, be  made with the company which now  ^������ '^,,.kruPt# ;������"������"t. not be a  holds  the   charter   for   supply��������� J'T", 'm.ove    trdm "*>-  community  Men's Half Soles, $1.25  Women'sHalfSoles,$1.00  Guaranteed for 6 months.  Alex. Mirabelli  Shoemaker   - -    CKESTON  holds the charter fin* supplying]  water to a square mile of territory  of which the town of Oreston is tho  centre ? ,'. If tlie, arraiigemen ts t ake  the form of :purchase what would  the price lie, and would it be added  to the total cost of the scheme? If  no arrangements can be made how  would the yearly cost of the project,  per acre he'-'affected?  Fifty-Qne Per Cent.  It haajieen generally stated that  Coa-.vn.un.ily Cost  The community   proposes to irrigate a certain   area  and  they propose to irrigate for the purpose of  making this .area   more productive  and therefore., assume that the ar-  ea will  be   capable   of bearing the  burden of   cost.    No   matter  how  this cost is   distributed : among in-  dividuals it is   quite   certain   that  the   cost   must" be paid   from the  products of the community; in other words the' cultivated   area must  pay   the  shot:     Watered   stumps,  stones or ' uYiSerbriish will not produce   revenue  any more  than wiii  dry stumps, stones or underbrush.  To sum the'matter up, it is not  going   tpo  far   to   say that sometimes communities are rushed in to  undertaking v.work8   -that   in   the  light of aften-ewents turn out to be  ill ladvised;'"���������Let"us give.,this irri-  'garibn^c^e^tion /most -canef&l coiY-"  side^ation with; the end iu view of  solving it. for all time to come, and  to-the satisfaction   of everyone interested.  Let the- two arce man not forget  that the h< ldervof forty acres is  probably of just as mucli import  mice as a citizen to the Valley as  he with his smaller holdings and as  such is entitled to consideration.  To ta;x the holder -. of large tracts  into  bankruptcy   might.not be a  _ _   0 ' A-   1       "*���������*���������-'     ���������  Applications for Sraztng Permits Under  (llet   Cmn ���������������������������ZsmX     -*������������-{J*  Applications for permits .to graze  livestock on the Crown range within  each Grazing District of the Province  of British Columbia during the graziug  season of 1921 must be filed with the  District Foresters at Cariboo, Gran-  brook, Fort George, Kamloops, Nelson  Prince Rupeit, Vancouver. Vernon, or  with the Commissioner of Grazing. De  partment of Lands," at Victoria, B. C.  on or before March 31. 1921.  Blank forms upon which to submit  applications may be obtained from the  District Foresters at the above mimed  places or from the Department of  Lands at Victoria.  The grazing of livestock on the  Crown range without permit constitutes trespass, prohibited by law.  G. R. NADEN,  Deputy Minister of Lands.  Department of Lands. Victoria, B.C.,  January 24. 1021.'  ������    Synopsftof    '0  Imi ft������! AmanifesiasBts  COW ESTRAY  Yellow cow, branded L on the right  hip. Reward to party returning same  to R. J. LONG, Erickson.  PASMTSNQ  Varnishing? Paper Hanging  Staining, Wall Tinting  Graining,   Ac.  When   deciding on   your   Spring  interior decorating drop me a  card,   either   to    Coeston    or  -  Erickson, and I will be pleased  "to give you an estimate.  Erickson  W. G. BIRNEY,  CMMMmAM  BANFF  er Sports  CARNIVAL  JANUARY 29tb tp FERgth  "'>!SdLi"d *'*��������������������� pA������nw ������' ���������*>>������ Only KM.'  "SHERRY," at ,|���������, ctmssA, TiiMday, Feb. S  standpoint.  Water the Vdllsy  On the other Ji and, if irrigation  ik of such   vital' importance   why  confine its benefits ?   The most unfortunate thing tlmt could happen  the Valley would   lie  to  have  one  section   prosperous  because of irrigation   while outside   that section  people were starving for the want  of water.    It seems   possible   that  the Lister delegation  were not given the   consideration   due them at  the meeting held.  In spite of   tlie fact   that the ir*  rigation   project is a, farjners work  and the officials or r farmers organizations   were   at the i head_pi' the  meeting held, tliet'Rpint us eviden  oed by... iKlvpoatcs  of. the   Arrow  Creek project seemed   to bo one of  jhdifKpreuce as to how   one body of  farmers fared ho long   as the other  body got what .they .wanted.   This  is! to   be   regretted.  *  If the.United Farmer movement  is to Hiioooe'd it can--only do so as a  Province   wide   organization.    For  lone local to withhold oonstderation  from another is to   bring discredit  on the spirit of   organisation,  for  solHshnefiw   as   evidenced   between  looitlo will prove the fore runner of  individual soMlHlmess   in the locals  themHelves.      The   use  of organi*/-  utions for,private yain has been ttle  wrwk of   many   farmern   oo-opbr-  ative luovemonlH,  BanfiTs    famous   Toboggan   Slide  ,,        'open all the time.  Swirhmihg in tlie hot sulphur pools.  Hockey, Ski Jumping, Snowshoeing  Trap Sliooting, Curling.    \  Dancing every night.  Good hotel accommodation.    Make  your reservations early.  For  information  and   literature  apply to any C.P,R. agent, or  J, E. PROCTOR,  Dietriot Passenger Agent  CALGARY; Alta.  lomus-am pnea ot flret-class land  reduced to J5 an acr-?; secor-.d-cls^s to  $2.60 an acre.  .Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands oniy.  Records wjll be granted covering only  land suitable for agricultural purposes  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not "more than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-eipptions  with Joint residence, but each making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. ������->  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  Sv-8 years and make improvements to  value of $10 per ifcre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 5 acres  before receiving Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation net  less than 3 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of 5m-  prove*oent~aad transfer his claim.  , H������KSc������B without permanent resi-  dence^may :*ejJssued, provided applicant makes Improvements to extent of  $890 per-annum and records same each  year. Failure to make improvements  or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  less than 5 years, and improvements  of $10.00 per acre, including 5 acres  cleared and .cultivated, and residence  of "at least 2 years are required, a-*  Pre-emptor holding fjro-wn grant  may record another pre-emption, lf he  requires land in conjunction with his  farm, without actual.occupation,-, provided statutory improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  Uneurveyed areas, not exceeding 2o  acres,   may   be  leased as  homesites:  ' - title to be obtained after fulfilling fesi-  . dentfal and improvement conditions.  ' For grazing and Industrial purposes  laseas   exceeding   640   acres   may   be  leased by one person or company. --  SSlil, iaetory or industiial sites, en  timber land ssi exceeding 40 acres  may be purchased; conditions include  payment of atnmpage.  Natural  hay. meadows, inaccessible  .by -existing.roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a road  to them.   Hebate of one-half of cost of  - road, not exceeding half of purchase  ���������price, is made.  PRE-SMPTCRS'      FREE      GRANTS  ^ -   ACT.-  .The *������cope.-o? this Act ia -onlarged to  x incfede aS persons joinins and serving with His Majesty's F-brees.    The  time within t������?hich the heirs or devisees  of a deceased pre-emptor may. aonly  tor tills... i.xAxUi.r.-ifijBr. ABtt~T?axtt}isde-  ''trom for dne year from" the death of  such  person,  as fornrferly,- until   due  year after the conclusion of the present  ���������war.    This privilege 'to aiso made retroactive, m-  v.No fees relating to pre-emptions are *  due or payable by soldiers on*   preemptions recorded after June 26, 1918  Taxes-are remitted for live-years." *  Provision for return of moneys ac-  '  crued, due And btien paid since August  ������, 1914, on account of payments, f-ies  or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.*  . Interest on agresenients to purchase  town or city lots held by members of  Allied Forces, dr dependents, acquired  direct or Indirect, remitted from - enlistment to March 81, 1B������0. .  SUB-PURCHASERS OF CROWN  LANDS.  . Provision - made   for   Issuance    of  < Crown  grants to sub-purchasers*    of  Crown Lands, acquiring rights from  purchasers who failed   to    complete  .purchase involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of. purchase, lii--  terest and taxes., Where Sub-purchasers do not d������lm whole of original par-  oel, purchaaa price due and taxes may  be   distributed   proporjlonately   over  whole  area.      Appllcationo   must   be  made by May 1, 1920.  ���������     grazing;  Qraaing Act, 1919, for ayotematlc  development of livestock Industry pro- ..  vldes for gracing districts and range  administration under Commissioner.  Annual graxln* permits issued based  on numbers ranged; priority for established owners;. ��������� Stock-owners may  form Associations for range management.- Free, or partially free, permits  for.set-tiers, campers or travellers, up  to ten* head.  Portland  Cement  ullMv  * *  Shingles  Lath  Lumber  all sizes and  grades.  ���������    - I   tmm fmrntt-x  LIMITED  -'-\i?' '.* THE -   KBYHjm     OBESTOSL ^Br    ���������z  E  Hi.-'  UP  D'-r   ������������������*.  St :-'���������'  Governments as Business Concerns  In any serious consideration of the responsibilities, -duties and functions of Government in a country like Canada enjoying a representative system of Parliamentary Government, the fact needs to be kept in'mind that  - changing- times bring" new responsibilities and duties and necessitate the  adoption of new methods. New inventions create new conditions, and  these must be met by Governments as well as by people engaged in trade  and commerce.  Within the half century since the British possessions in North America became federated as. a Dominion, the whole world has become commercialized to an extent undreamed of in the middle of the Nineteenth century.  When the Fathers of Confederation drafted the constitution of the new  Dominion to be, there was only one great public service of a distinctly  business character which it was specifically provided should be the duty of  the Government to undertake and manage, namely, the postal service.  Powers were, however, conferred on Parliament of an extensive character,  thus enabling the people through their representatives to embark on almost  any business undertaking which might be considered in the national interest.  Qne of the stipulations made by Nova Scotia and New Brunswick in  agreeing to enter Confederation was that a railway should be built connecting them with the old Provinces of Canada. The construction of the  Intercolonial Railway was, therefore, undertaken by the Dominion Government as a Government undertaking. It was, however,, more political than  commercial in character; nevertheless in this way the Government did al-*  most at once engage in a large business enterprise.  . For many years the management of the postal service and the Intercolonial Railway constituted the only really business enterprises conducted  a* Ife&skatctiewaii's Wheat  mm  Average Smaller  t\T*r\(t*r   fUrpf������f   C.r.\r4XfV\vw ett-t ^   mrt0t4tr���������n.nvi%n,  ~\.*.X\A.t~m     X0X- ~ trx     x~tr V t-x ttt-XXtrttX    XM.XCX4.4 *~x_ trXXXtr H X.  WTUn-x     a.-.X-.r-lx     r-rxi..~t1x:~    ~r-~~nA    Xr*.  WtX\rXt     XAXXXLiAlX    *-r\A LXXXtLU l<~   agi&*.ei    Xt-  enter Confederation, the construction of a railway across Canada to the  Pacific Coast was provided for, and this was commenced as a Government-  ���������Qwned road.     It was very soon abandoned and a contract awarded to the  C.PtR-, and it was not until the National Transcontinental and Grand Trunk  towns a market which has never been  Alberta Coal at'Coast  The next few months will likely  see the opening up* of a new market  for Central Alberta coal mines. This  market is the North    Pacific    coast  Pacific project was launched that any concrete step was taken to enlarge  the scope of Government ownership of railways by Canada, and even in connection with that project it was not the intention to engage in Government  operation.  Force of circumstances, and the eruption of the Great War, operated,  however, to compel the Government of Canada to engage in railway ownership and management on a large scale. And conditions created during the  war, coupled with the necessity of operating a hugs railway system, have  resulted in the-, Federal Government engaging tn other large commercial  undertakings.  It is not so many years ago that the- C.P.R. was the largest single rait-  way corporation in the wOFld, with the greatest railway mileage under one  management, but also owning and operating lines of steamships to all parts  of the world, express services, telegraphs, hotels and conducting many allied  businesses. With the amalgamation of the Intercolonial? National Transcontinental, Canadian Northern, Grand Trunk and Grand Trunk Pacific  Railways into one Government-owned system, the Canadian National Railways today boast of a greater mileage than the C.P.R. Along with the  railway, the Government owns and operates telegraphs, express, hotels, elevators and ships.  The next development was the establishment of the Canadian Government Merchant Marine, and as a result scores of Canadian Government-  owned vessels are operating from Canadian ports to ail parts of the world.  Whether Government ownership and operation of irailways and steamship services in Canada will prove a financial success remains to be seen.  Government railways have long existed in Germany, Russia and other  European countries, but political and military reasons were the prime factor  back of these Government enterprises. The exigencies of the Great War  forced Government operation of railways in both Great Britain and the  United States, but in neither case could the experiment be described as  fcnancially successful, and, with the ending of the war, the railways were  returned to private management.  During the war, too, the United States entered upon, a Government  6hip-owning policy, just as Canada did, but whereas the United States Is not  continuing that policy, the Dominion is persisting in it and adding to the  number of its vessels In operation. While other countries have subsized  steamship companies, and have been and are partners in such companies,  Canada is developing au out-and-out Government-owned and managed mercantile service.  It will be seen, therefore, that the Government of Canada is now i  huge business concern, as well aa a political organization entrusted with  legislative and administrative powers for the order and good government of  the Dominion. It is engaged in what ia probably thc greatest experiment  along these lines ever attempted by the Government of any democratic  country. Thc outcome may well be watched with the keenest interest by  the Canadian people as it may cither make or break the Dominion,  tn next week's article some business undertakings by Provincial Governments will be considered.  systematically developed but which  offers unlimited possibilities. A  potential outlet for coal of considerable Importance exists on the coast,  particularly in the bunkering of the  smaller steamboats and trawlers that  ply along the coast, and in the fuel  needs of the industries of Northern  British Columbia. The development  of this market would require the provision ������f storage facilities at Prince  Rupert, since at present there ia no  accommodation, adequate to the storage of large shipments of coal from  Alberta.  Is Now Placed at 113,135,274 Bush������Ia  By Pinal Report.  A total of 113,135,274 bushels of  wheat were produced in Saskatchewan during 1920 according to the  final crop statement issued by the~j  statistics brancli of the department  of agriculture. This is an increase  of 23,141,589 bushels on the 1919  figures.  The crop w5t,5 below'-the average  and- not nearly as good as expected  prior to harvest, the yield averaging  11.2 bushels aa acre as dempared  with the estimate of 14.5 bushels. In  1919 the yield was 8.5 bushels an acre.  The yield was materially reduced by  the dry hot weather in July. The  acreage under cultivation for wheat  was 10,061,069 as compared with 10,-  587,363 acrea in the previous year.  The' prospects for next season are  brighter than they have been at this  period for several years. The land  is in better conditions than it haa  been for years ,owing to heavy rains  during the falL The rainfall was  the best since 1915 when the province  had a record year.  WINTER WEATHER  HARD ON LITTLE ONES  When  Graftdmother  Warn': mGiM  fOOP skirts were  worn by those wha  first asked the druggist  for, and insisted oq  having, the gentling  Golden Ivxedicai Discovery put  up by Dr������ Pierce over 50 "^ea-rs  ago. Dress has changed very  snuofe since thea! Biife D?������  Pierce's medicines contain ths  same dependable ingredients.  They are standard ioday just as  they were fifty Vears ago 'and  never contained alcohol.  Drs Pierce's Oolden Medical  Discovery for the, stomach and  blood cannot be surpassed by any  tonic and alterative today.  W nea you feel "all out of sorts**  ���������your vitality at a low ebb���������th������  blood becomes surcharged with  poisons!  The best tonic is called  uv. xr leruw a vvOideQ Mcuica! xJiS-  covery. Dr. Pierce manufactured  this "Discovery" from roots and  barks without alcohol���������a cor*  reefciv������ remedy, the ingredients of  which nature put in the fields and  forests for keeping us healthy.  It puts vim, vigor, vitality into  the blood. Try it! All druggists.  Send 10c. to Dr. Pierce's Bridge*  Is Your Nose Plugged ?  Y������u Catarrh ?  .If Subject  to Colds, H������re &a  Real Good Advice.  Our Canadian winters are exceedingly hard on the health of little ones  The weather is often  so severe that;  the mother cannot take the little one, hvxg, Ont. Laboratory for trial pkg.  out for an airing. The consequence  is that baby is confined to overheated, badly ventilated rooms; takes cold  arm becomes cross and peevish.  Baby's Own Tablets should be given  to keep the little one healthy. They  are a mild laxative which regulate the  stomach and bowels and thus prevent  colds. The Tableta^are sold by medicine dealers or by mail at 25 cents a  box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine.  Cav Brockville, Oat.  Quit������ Right.  Hubby.���������What  kind of chops  are  these, veal or-pork?  Wifey.���������Can*t-*you tellby^the taste?  Hubby.���������No.  Wifey.���������Then how can It make any  difference?  To Study Forestry Work.  The Quebec Government has recently sent four of the employees of  the Provincial Forest Service���������graduate* of the Forest School of Laval  University���������to Europe to spend a  period of bik months in making advanced studies of forest practice and  Utilization in Prance. Belgium, Switzerland    and   Germany,      Particular  Don't load your stomach with  cough syrups. Send healing medication through the nostrils���������send it  into the passages that are subject  to colds and catarrh. Easy to do  this with Catarrhozone,, which cures a  cotd in ten minutes. Even to the  lungs goes the healing vapor of  Catarrhozone���������all through thc bronchial tubes, nostrils and air passages  ���������everywhere a trace of disease remains will Catarrhozone follow.  You'll not have colds, nor 'will you  suffer from sniffles, bronchitis,, or  throat trouble if Catarrhozone Is  used. Ge\ it today, but beware of  dangerous substitutes meant to deceive you for genuine Catarrhozone.  Large size, two months' treatment,  costs $1.00; small size, 50c; sample  size, 25c; all dealers or The Catarrhozone Co., Kingston, Canada.  Agricultural Survey.  The Manitoba Government is commencing a comprehensive agricultural  survey of the province for the purpose  of ascertaining reasons' and treatments for unproductive agricultural  lands in the province, and also to provide data for immigration purposes.  The survey will be conducted by a  series of .meetings and farmers will be  asked to give ^evidences of their experiences, their difficulties and problems, and wherever possible advice  will be given right away by experts  who will be in attendance at each  meeting.  Itch vCureei Fn So Minut-ss.  WoSforda   Sanitary  I.otfon  will  cure  In  -       *    1���������  S9  Millions fco Farmers.  Farmers in Western  Canada have  already received over $200,000,000 for  their. 1920 wheat crop.  minutes, scabies, or what is known as Itch,  Manffies. Prairie Scratches, Texas Itch, Scree*  Year Itch, and att contagious a'crat-che-). Sold  by druffjjista.  Construction In Western Canada.  The value of actual construction  work itt Western Canada, ./during the  past year-totalled $71,185,100. as compared with $28,619,100 in 1919 and  $19,634,900 in 1918.  attention will bc pald,,to saw-milling,  silvicultural practice, reforestation,  aerial photography, forest research,  wood technology and wood utilization, including the development of  markets foHiardwood species through  wood-using Industries,  Pluck loses nc time on account of  hard luck.  The Saving in Health  giioiog witb the saving an cost, atoac&t  many a tea or coffee drinker to  Instant  To a lover there are but two places  In the world���������one where his sweetheart is and the other where she Isn't.  Postum  n ^K^ -\WBm\W   *mm~m    ^HlmW Mil  <i^p*  (htt mm.  Tirjr  iry a tin  ������Jnu&]ff%!'& ^ J^tMmm\Sr���������~WL hx-T J^SOfflX  "Fancy your getting married again,  Mrs. Smate. I hope you have done  wisely.  "Yes, muni* I reckon. Ye see, I  'ave so much wash in* to take 'ome  now, If I adn't got 's I should have  been forced to buy tf donkey, sure  'nov.(Z ,"���������London Tatler.  Relief from Aathma. Persons suffering from that cictrcmcly trying  trouble known as asthma know what  it is to long with all thcir hearts for  escape as from a tyrant. Never do  thev know when an attack may come  ancl they know that to struggle unaided Is vain. With Dr. J. D. Kcllogg's Asthma Remedy at hand, however, thcy can find relief from their  enemy and enjoy life again. It helps  at once.  Open Season For Seal Hunter*.  Seal herds on thc ice floes off tho  Labrador coast and in the mouth of  the St. Lawrence River will have no  protection next spring during tho'  hunt annually carried on by a fleet of  vessels from St. Johns. The .Newfoundland Government announces  suspension for onc season of all restrictions on the killing of the animals  and suggested to owners of scaling  ship* that thcy carry the same nunt������  ber of hunters as usual.  For   Burns   and   Scalds.   ���������   Dr.  Thomas'  Eclcctric Oil will take the i  fire out of a burn or scald. It should  bc at hand in every kitchen so that it  rnay be available at any time. There .  is no preparation required.   ��������� Just ap- ���������  ply the oil to the burn or scald and  the pain will abate and in'a short time ���������  cease altogether.  The Dead Sea will be a solid mass  of coarse and dirty salt within the  next 500 years, according to an eminent geologist, who has been making  a study of that peculiar body of  water.  For\]Frost Bites and Chilblains.--  Chilblains come from undue exposure  to slush aud cold and frost-bite from  the icy winds of winter. In the  treatment of cither an excellent preparation is Dr. Thomas' Eclcctric Oil**  as it counteracts the Inflammation  and relicvca the pain. The action of  thc oil la prompt and Its application  ia extremely -simple.  Too many men make strenuoui efforts to get a liberal share of -something that doesn't belong to them.  Minard's Liniment For Distemper.  tmiimma*m.4m<..<'maiaam.r0mi*>mm'0,.<*mt*i40i  "Gam, yer laxy wormj If ye were  half a man ye'd help me turn the  mangle,"  "I may be a worm, but I ain't one  wot turns, anyway,"  A fat nmn always has moro trouble!  than sympathiser*.  LESSEN THE  ZPLy'smfixM  imperial Mica Axle Grease and  Imperial Eureka Harness OU lessen  the strnin on wagon, team and harness. They make heavy. hauling  safe and easy.  The mica In Imperial Mica Axle  Grease forms a smooth, heat-resist-  Ing coat on axle and hub. Over  thla the grease works easily and  kills oil friction. Imperial Mica  ���������Axle Grease goes twice as far a*  ordinary greaseau  Imperial Eureka Harness OU keeps  harness soft, flexible and strong. It  protects leather from sweat, dust  and moisture, and prevents crack*  Ing. Xt is easily applied and quickly  saves its small cost in harness and  repairs. It Improve* the appear-  once of any dork dreased leatheff  and keeps it in good condition.  IMPERIAL OIL LIMITED  Power   H������Mt   Light   Lubrication  Branches In ������U Cltle*.  tmpwM Micm Axtm Qt-tm* -somas in  convenient ~ia.������, runAinA from a ' ib.  tin c? m b~xt~L  lmp������ttmt~-ut~kmltmt-  txxxtt OU in ~in~- front  \bXtt~l.  ' pint i  Sold by d~*t~tm  mrywhttri..  ������������*l  m  5*fc  mm  ���������4   ..,.,,.,..  msmmm  mm ran  SBy-JS  ST  ���������*,  .*��������� '���������  S^ ' BEVTEW.    ,0EE8TO%  ���������3>  A w interns Trapping  MY FIRST SILVER FOX  By O-GE-MAS-ES  (Little Clerk),  (Copyrighted)  (Continued)  Skin currency, or made beaver currency, which -ss-ras the Hudson's Bay  Co. term, was invented by the Company for the convenience of trading  with the/Indians.      A prime beaver  was the. standard,.arid. rated"as a skin.  Then ten muskrats were one skin, a  red,fox one skin,, a cross fox-from two  tot five skins or rn-ore, a bear from  five to ten sxdns and so on.     Then ail  articles in the trading store were priced in ^skin^ always bearing in mind  one of ith|*y-;8trictirulesof the  Company, -that'essential".'articles such as  blankets,   ammunition,   clothing, etc.,  etc.,    were    moderate in price, while  beads, fancy shawls and belts, colored silks, were high in price.     Generally when an unsophisticated Indian  came in with some furs, these were  .counted and valued by the clerks We  will  say  they  came   to  forty  skins,  then forty goose-quills were handed  the Indian.      He would think some  time,  then  divide  them up, such  as  five quills (representing five skins) for  a blanket, four for ammunition, and  *o on.     If you hurried him probably  the whole business would have to be  gone over again, as some important  items would have been forgotten. So  much  for  the'/skin   way of  trading,  very dear to the heart, of the older Indians, for it, was an invariable rule,  that both before and af tier trading a  small gratuity, generally of tea and  tobacco, was handed to him.     With  the introduction of the present currency system, or money way as is is  ���������styled in ihe.north, all gratuities were  cut out and the Indians resented this  _ -extremely. ' *  To return to fox. trappings-    I had  Prominent Bank Offscia!  thought of another silver fox was too  good to be true. -  1 passed four more of his camps in  several   of  which   were  more   rabbit  remains, and at last caught sight of  say lord wearily dragging the heavy  trap, and evidently about played out,  as his tongue was out, and no doubt  he    knew    he was hunted.      To my  amazement   and   disgust  he  was  as  red as fire���������a big dog fox, just worih  one  skin, and after  tapping hint on  the head and looking him over, I noticed his tail was full of black hairs.  Well I was very hungry, soaked with  sweat and generally mad at the result,  but  1 had to find my dogs and get  dinner as soon as possible.     Fortunately" i found we had been travelling  in a circle, so"in a short time 1 reached my sleigh and was looking for a  place to boil my kettle, wjien I caught  sight of a smoke, very faint, some  half a mile to the north.     Tviner mv  dogs again I made for   it,   and   approaching  the  spot  very cautiously,  noted an Indian boiling   his   kettle,  while beside him were two small dogs  and sleigh.      My suspicions were excited.     What was hc doing here, and  Btriding' up I asked him.     His reply  was exasive and he seemed very unhappy at my appearance.      Noticing  something   bulky  ������n   his    sleigh     I  kicked the wrapper open, and lo and  behold, here was the mate of my silver fox.     I at once told him he had  stolen it, for the villian had set a trap  within a few yards of one of mine. He  -evidently knew he had a poor case,  for in a cringing tone he said, "Oh,  you can take it, but what will the Big  Boss say, as 1 am fieavy in debt to the  company.   -1 was in quandary, for as  a ..rule    clerks   are not supposed to  CoxL&^antmopia lo use tout relied  By Allies  Failure of the Turks to Ratify the   Peace  Treaty   Leads  to  Occupation.  tm  I  Sir; Vincent Meredith, one of Can*?  ada's leading financial men, and President ol the Bank ������f Montreal.  U. S, May Trade With Russa  Workers Petition Senate to Go After  Russian Goid in Exchange for  U..S. Goods. *  Washington.-���������Arguments for and  against resumption of trade with  Soviet Russia were received  Relations    Commis  Constantinople.���������The Turkish cabinet has accepted the allied stipulations in regard to the control of the  finances, and thereby 1.200,000 Turkish pounds have become available to  the Government which will be im-  mediately applied to officials' salaries.  Recent Constantinople dispatches  announced that, with the exception  of the Sultan, none of the Turkish-  officials had received salaries for ths  past four months, all the sources of  revenue being in, the hands of the  allies. '* ' .  Constantinople will become virtually an allied city, February 1, whc&  the French will occupy S"tambottis  the British will move into Pera an4  the Italians into Scutari.  This move presumably is in pnr-  suance of orders given the Turkish  Government recently by the allies  that a renewed military occupation  of Constantinople was imminent to  guard against threatened disorderes,  owing to Nationalists and Bolshevik  activities, and because of the failure  of the Turks to ratify the peace  treat**  Request Is Granted  British Will Send Guns to. U. S. For  Old Fort Plymouth.  Tampa, Flai���������Sidney M. Hedges, a  past comamnder of the Ancient and  Honorable Artillery Company of  Massachusetts, and chairman of the  committee charged wfth rcstoring.the  old fort at Plymouth, announced here  receipt of a cable from the  Earl of  Majiitok Telephone' Deficit  Attorney-General   Says   Increase   ifl  Wages and l^atirial Caused;  $390,000 Loss.  Winnipeg.���������-Increase in wages an<������  material since the outbreak of tho  war has been greatly responsible for,  the deficit in operation of the Manitoba .Government   telephones   during  bv thai-Denbigh of the  Honorable Artillery   ^20, Hon. T.;H. Johnsai. attorncy-  ommis-   Company of London, stating that the   general .^ mmiper ^  telephones  Senate foreign    _.          sion which also heak   charges    that! Massachusetts Company'& request for  told"the story in detail of my success- i trs,p 4*jts, and after some considers-  ful capture of a silver fox in many a I tion I threw the fox at him and with  camp, and on describing, the ������iftafl  and well shaped tracks JL had noticed,  this the Indians said was characteristic of the better bred foxes.      That  all the bad Indian terms I had acquired, abused him, his ancesters and  posterity to the third and fourth generation, until he fairly cowered in thes  is, the cross, silvet or. blatck, while the isnoW holding bis dirty hand to bis  ordinary red fox had a larger, bushier j ears. Alas for civilization, he was a  foot; also I was told silver foxes -were! Christianised Indian from Cumber-  generally found in pairs, sol was na-! land Lake. A good downright Pagan  turally very keen to catch another. I'! would never have done it. Well, it  had chosen my trapping grounds so j had been a poor day and I was'too  as not to interfere with anyone, and'. angry to wait for dinner, so home I  except in one instance, which I am   went, with my silver fox turned to a  the State Department actually was  maintaining a blockade against that  country, although technically none  was supposed tOv exi.st.  Spokesmen for organized workers  in many lines of industry appeared to  support the. resolution of Senator  France,, Republican, Maryland, which  would enable United States firms to  accept gold of the old Imperial Russian Government which is being offered by the .Soviet authorities in payment for foreign goods. They said  resumption of trade would go a long  way toward relieving the present industrial depression which has thrown  more than three million persons in  the United States out of work.  John Sparge, of New York, who  iias written extensively on Russian  conditions, expressed the opposite  opinion.     In a statement which" was  some artillery pieces of the same  period as the old fort, the early part  of the seventeenth century, has been  granted by the British Government.  Two bronze contemporary specimens  pf Minion and Sacker have beenf  found at the artillery camp at Woolwich- Arschal, the cablegram stated,  and will be sent to Plymouth.  Big Plane At Edmonton  states, y Wages hiave ^increased .110  per cent-; since 1914 and material has  increased 160 per cent, Mr. Johnson  said that the expectation is that installation of the automatic system  will serve to decrease operating costs.  Information obtained at the Parliament Building is to the effect  that the deficit of $390,000 through  1920 operating expenses will be met  by surpluses of other years and by  j the depreciation fund^  Will Be Some Days Yet Before the  Airplanes    Will   Be   Ready   to  Leav-e for the North.  Edmonton.������������������Traveling: from Saskatoon to Edmonton at the rate of 130  miles an hour with Captain George  Gorman, of Edmonton, in charge, the  Imperial Oil second all-metal monoplane has reached here.      It was a  T     "*,   m- \ "���������*-" *;"-7 *, r"tr great trip, said Captain Gorman as he  admitted   lo   the record, he declared   ^      Ax      x  A +~        w       A.*n ,������������������*  stepped out of the caoin.        *������ **r*  going to relate, never tracked a man  all winter.  1 had several fox traps set at the  mouth of the Sturgeon River where it  ran into a marshy lake, some nine  miles from the post, and- on going  down to see these with my dog train,  found one trap gone evidently Some  days before, as 1 circled a number of  times before I could pick up thc track.  I tied my dogs up, took off my capot  and settled down for a heavy snow-  shoe tramp as the snow was quite  deep, and held up by tangled grass  and brush. Following the track  carefully, about I would say some  five days old. I at last came to Mr.  Fox's first camp, a nice circular bed  in the gross, with four rabbit feet in  it, so evidently trap and all on his  foot, Reynard had not starved. On  carefully examining his bed I detected  ���������evcral long black hairs, this, as you  may imagine, fired my footsteps and  oh I went nt a hard   pace 'for   the  red one; the mate of my fine fox s*ol  en,  no  dinner,  etc.  came and I made a glorious beaver  hunt which  I have described in another article.     My total fur hunt for  the winter ran about like this:���������  *,-,*��������� j- *, Skins  16 Beaver ............#.;...,.,,    16  5 Martens at 2 ,..    10  3 Lynx at 2      6  I  Wolverine   ..,,,...,..���������..,,,.      3  32 Minks at # .........    16  7 Ermines       1  1 Silver Fox    40  1 Cross Fox ;     3  4 Red Foxes at 1 ',      4  2 Skunks at J4      1  100  Not so bad for a greenhorn, was it?  These even sold as they all were  at trade prices, amply supplied, niy  wants, and I was able that year to  save all my princely salary of ������75  per annum.  that renewal of the \trade might  easily prove the means of bringing  about the collapse of our entfif e  economic system as vast credits  would have to be extended to carry  on the trade.  . . Declaring that Lenine and Trotsky  Finally  spring   monopoli2cd  RU3Sian  trade,  Senatof  Brandcgee, Connecticut, asked bow  it would be possible to work out  plans for trade with Russia without  dealing with them,  Senator France replied that British  In fact  one of the best I have ever had."  His four companions are -Major L.  S. Brcadner, inspector of the Dominion Air -Board; S. S. Myers, factory pilot; Ernest Buhl, factory  mechanic from thc *% J. L. Aircraft  Company, Long Island, New York,  and Pete Derbyshire, of Edmonton,  mechanic  % Charles E. Taylor, local manager  for the Imperiol Oil Company, says  it will bc some days yet before the  statesmen have worked out a plan for| airplanes will be ready to leave for  the possession of the whole of the  Russian trade, and, that he believed  thc United States statesmen have  ability equal to that of the British,  the north.  ' He   is   delighted   with  their showing and believes they will  New Quebec liquor Act  Commission of Three Members WiH  ; Handle  Entire  Liquor  Business  For Province.,  Quebec.-���������Premier Taschereau' outlined the proposed new legislation \ m  regard to -the sale of liquor in tho  province. of . Quvbee at a caucus of  Government supporters. He announced that a commission of three  members will be appointed by'an  prder-in-council to handle-the whole  liquor business. The head office will  be in Montreal.  Mr. Taschereau said liquor will be  sold retail at Government depots,  but only one bottle at a time, with  certain provisions, governing the  price. In the city of Montreal there  will be one depot for every 50,000  inhabitants, while in Quebec there  will be one for every 40,000  In the depots wine will be sold by  the bottle ,a������d in hotels having more  than 100 bedrooms by the glass be-  be    of   great use in northern flights   tween   6   a.m.   and 9 p.m.      Certain  during the next few months. permits    may    be    obtained for ex  tended hours in the case of banquets.  May Go To People  Old Country Slfns Point to Election  Within a Short Time, x  London.���������-Political gossip makes  ���������trong play with evidences from official quarters of a general election  during the approaching session..  The Government ia aaid to havc  ordered drastic revisions of the finance estimates with a view to present-  big a popular election budget. Great  organizing and propaganda activity  h discernible at all party headquarters.  To Bar immigrants  United States May Suspend Immigration For Ono Year.  Washington.���������The senate immigra-  ������,.._.     r~~; IT ���������     _ .  tion   committee   has   concluded   lt8  British Buyers Reduce.Butter Price.  Montreal.���������James Alexander,  Ltd,,  the British official purchasing agents  Medicine Hat Nomination  U.F.A. Will Select Candidate to Fill  Vacancy Caused By Death of  Hon. A, L. Sifton.  Medicine Hat.���������A -convention of  t.he Medicine Hat U.F.A. District Association will be held in Medicine Hat  on March 24, for the purpose of nom-r  inating a candidate in the ^forthcoming Federal by-election to fill the  Vacancy caused by the death of Hon;  A. L. Sifton. Delegates from every  local arc expected to attend. Charles  H. Harrison, president of the District Association, states that hc will  not himself accept nomination.  Gold From a Silver Mine.  Prince Rupert, B.C.���������Thc management of the Premier Mine, at Stewart,, B.C., reported a strike of gold ore  in a silver vein assaying from $5 to  $10 a pound, lt ie thought the discovery is simply a pocket. The Premier Mine is considered one of the  richest silver mines in the world, and  is valued at ovcr $25,000,000.  Leaves Ford's Employ.  DctroU.-*-~Warren G. Anderson, of.  Detroit, for the past two years director of the five European branches pf  the Ford Motor Company, haa resigned. He refused to cite bis reasons for the step.  hearings on the Johnson bill to practically eugpend immigration for one  ^year after hearing the views of Anthony Caminetti, commissioner-general of immigration. Committee  members indicated by their comments  tha the measure would not be reportr  cd to the Senate in the form in  which it was passed by the House and  Chairman Colt, predicted that a variety of new features probably would  be Incorporated In the bill.  W.   N.   V.   1353  Want Returned Men,  Ottawa���������The G.W.V.A. are urging  the Prime Minister to fill the vacancy  on the Board of Railway Commissioners for Canada by the appointment  of a returned soldier.  here, received a cable from the British Ministry of Food instructing them  to still further reduce thcir buying  price for No. 1 Grade Canadian  Creamery butter to 210 shillings per  cwt., England, or equivalent to about  37c a pound f.o.b. Montreal, based  on today's rate of exchange.  The Cause of Hiccough Epidemic.  London,���������Excessive smoking* and  drinking bad. whisky are responsible  for the epidemic of hiccoughing, according to London physicians. The  doctors point out that while the disease continues to spread to all parts  of Europe among the men, the women are exempt  Farmers Organize,  Charlottetown, P.E.I.���������At the annual meeting of the United Farmers  of Prince Edward Island held here it  was reported that 16 local branches  havc been organised. There are  about 200 members. Organi2ation  work will be vigorously extended;  Will Oppose McPherson,  Winnipeg.���������Hon. C. D. McPherson,  newly appointed Minister of Public  Works for Manitoba, will be opposed  by the Ind*.pendent Farmers' party  when he. seeks re-election in Lakeside  constituency. At a convention in  Portage la Prairie the farmers nominated E. H. Muir, defeated candidate  at the last general election, to contest the seat on their behalf. Mr.  McPherson was elected in Lakeside  last year by a majority of 26 over  Mr. Muir.  Smuts Concludes Tour,  London.���������Thc Times correspondent  at.Cape Town says that Gen. Smuts  has just concluded his tour of the  country districts and that his exposition of the new status of the Dominions has unquestionably impressed tha  country population.  At some of his meetings tho Nationalists were guilty of rowdyism to  . such an extent that making speeches  waa impossible.  Endorse Co-operation,  Regina.-���������Farmers of the province  ������re /dive to the opportunities of co*  operative livestock selling and ate  accepting the offer of the Department  of Agriculture to aid in ,tho movement, according to an Announcement  made by Commissioner J. F. Booth.  Swiss Reject Soviet Affiliation,  Berne, Switzerland,���������An adhesion  to the third Moscow Internationale  has" been rejected by the Swiss Socialists In a referendum, the results  o! which became known recently. A  majority of 16,600 against tho proposition was roiled.  Do V-afem Story Denied.  Philadelphia. ��������� The report that  Eatnonn De Valera was a member of  ths crew of Southwestern Miller on  his return to Ireland was denied by  Futmcss,' Withy and Company, agents  for the "sresscl. Every man was  known personally by the shipping  agents it Is maintained. 1       *������������. .#������������*&  1       M   tL-.'ij.tk.&.i. sua*1  & Personal  Refrigerator Fob Sale���������Weight  ������50 lbs, $20.    F. K. Smith. Creston.  Hay Fob Sale-  car due Feb. 15th.  ton.  -Timothv,   830 ton.  H. K. Taylor Ores-  Stove Fob Sale���������4-hole McClary  range, in good shape, $25. F. K.  Smith, Creston.  Pianist Wanted���������Wednesday and  Saturday evening engagements. En-  e������uire Grand Theatre.  Milch Cow Fob Sale���������Just freshened. Apply Hecter Stewart, care  Robt. Stewai-b (Alice Siding), Cieston  P.O.  Mr.   and   Mrs.   Gapard of   Pincher  "���������Creek, Alta.,   are   visitors   here   this  week,   with   Mr.   and   Mrs.   Morgan  Lone.  Fob Sale���������One team pole Complete'  suitable for light sleigh ov demoer-at,  $6. Also riding saddle. $5. Hilton,  Creston.  Skates Fob Sale���������Pair of hockey  skates with pair of No. 6hockey boots,  only slightly used. Price ,is right.  Earl Birney at Bank ofCommei^e.  The Presbyterian Ladies' Aid an-,  ni unces a St. \ alentine tea and sale of  home cooking for Saturday afternoon,  Feb. 12thT from 3 to 5.30., i  Hall.  fitrtoorHa'  -rfrxrx -xr  TTESDAY, Feb. 8  If you thirst for something  with a real dramatic  t  1-ZrxU  try  ah Edgar Lewis production,  adapted from the famous novel  by George Barr McCutcheon.  Snub Pollard Comedy -���������  With thw������fypwing  we otter you an entire change  of Reel pragrammss.  18 EW  QlaiilriftmSfji  T   ~.  ��������� ������������������ W-JV  I8IIIU  *.-*-,X-M.   f  .tr:.0-^-~.-=.--A  ���������*-.-.  Live PotJxnre Washed���������Will pay  top cash price for live chickens and  ducks. Dong Barney, Pacific restaurant, next Mawson Bros, store,  Creston. ���������  --  January's vital statistics are about  the lightest in the past twelve months  there being but one birth, one marriage and onedeatbr The new arrival  was a-daughter. -���������-���������'-������������������-  ���������?���������?���������'  -> ��������� ���������  J. A. Lrtiwrence';' the Nelson accountant, and his assistant, Mr.'Hunter,  were here tnost of the week, making  the annual audit of the Ganyou City  Lumber Co,, Ltd.  LuMBEB-^Commdn  Boards, Dimension  Shtplap. Flooring,  Drop Siding.  ;Bevel Siding, at i-educed pric-p.    Write  or phorie for priees;     Wynndel Box  Factory ^ Wynndel. *:'"'* '���������"���������  Manager Bryan of the Creston Cafe  has 'fitted up rooms over the restaurant, and' is.ncw making a; bid for  both the eating^and sleeping trade of"  theI travelling, public:  The King's Daughters'  first venture  at entertain^g j>ro.y.*aad'���������'������������������& most encouraging^ suc-cjte^ intfik-e. at. their silver ,tea at. -the manse on Sattrday afternoon amounting to $7.  Matebnkc'K Hospital���������Mrs. B3.  W  ���������Payne,* ".Overend-:"Ranch;" Cieston, is  prepared to accept maternity nursing  patients. "  Comfortable   acconimoda  .tion, personal professional attention.  "* '-'��������� prestohvpriliee  : court' swelled   the  provitrci'al ti-easuryto   the   extent of  $3I3^-the "amount of   fines   collected  diiring^h^ ��������� jnonth. of ���������*,January. Anoth  er$632'Was'gathered/~fi-om   payments  handle all wbi% in both  sksmiihing  WocKiworking.  ���������ri  aiisvjx  HORSE SHOEING  is a specialty  My work* is. guaranteed to give  satisfaction, and charges  --. -.      are moderate.  annual meeting of the 'Agrjcul-  ^..v...f A  r0j0rxr���������x e������ Xi rx mt ���������xmx ' **Sm.x ..,r.^rx ~m 1 .. ���������.X  xiiAxtxz    Absv-oauv^UiJ     *-!.     *&.������������*������������������&*-*-&���������**-������-jr     iciou  was fairly well attended, and after  disposing of the financial statement a  board of eleven directoas were elected,  and these are to -meet ot Feb. 3rd in  order to-elect a president, vice-presi-  dene and secretary-u-eastret-.  Mrs. Geo. Johnson was achome at  whist on Friday last, when four tables  of players enjoyed Che usual afternoon  round of cards, with' the honors going  to Mrs. Oherrington. Refreshments  served in the hostess' always-  fashion, rounding out the  afternoon of sociability that was enjoyed by alL   "'    -  Owing to the Grossmith engagement on ' Feb. Uth, ������>ext Week's midweek show at the Grand- will be on  Tuesday night, when -Manager Rodgers is offering the first of a series cf  Pathe films. The feature for .-Tuesday  is '���������Sherry,'" - which ia guaranteed to  saaisfy your thirst far the best in .moving pictures;. There, is no raise in ft^ic-  were  The affair is being managed by a joint  committee consisting Roy Staples ami  J. V. Lochhead, representing those  taking part, and Geo. Mawson and  Mel.'Beam, representing the Rod and  Gun Club, who are - guaranteeing the  expenses, and to whom the nett proceeds will go, Joe Goodsaan and Andrew Alex;., both of whom are. fast  wrestlers, have been" signed up_  for a finish match, two out of 'three  falls.    Boxera-from   Lister, Erickson,  *-f_ x-.���������  ..���������* r-x.x-.S-  VICaiAlU   ilUU A-#U*UIV  /***! S.    tx~m.r.  ueireft iine,c  GEO. W. BIRD  ' lOTTRkdii'Tlf-i.ir  KJlJCiirt-ZiJ X  tktrr^xit-*.  Fulmer & Earl's old stand.  MILK from Moimfaii* View  Dairy Rasseh  ���������it is produced under.sanitary conditions;  ���������is rich in butter .fat;  ���������is free from the germ of tubjerculosis. -  Ifead this:  TO WHOM IT"MAY CONCERN:  This   is  to certify that I have tested the hercl.of Mr. Walter  Jackson for tuberculosis, and find them free..   ,               .  . ,*.''  R.B.ILSLEY  ��������� ...,.,, Prov.zyt. Inspector.  Creston. Jan. 22, 1921.    ...,-..   . '������������������/������������������:*..-���������.-,  It is my intention to give you the best in quality  and service!    Same price the year round.  7 Quarts or14 Pints $LO0.      Cveamf 30c: Pint  up, and the committee in charge intend to match the various contestants  so that every bout will - be clean and  fast.    Full particulars," in next week's  AYT  JUJU  es.  .      rxmx    ~.*,*Tr.tS~mm .itit-xm. ttr.    tn���������..fl'  vii*eu xtt    0 t-titcty    icmucena erjcctH**  WALTER V. JACKSON  am.  Watch for our new and important  Announcement Neftt Week  MA WSON   FiROTHRRS  4-   ���������    Ji.    jl*   ..      r\\~0--0 ���������      ��������� -mtvitW   ^-..^m     JL, ^| -sm.-.mJF  Jgim     Wm~    ^*0x,,4*i* J~m\m *X\\.      Jm%-0     t-Wim ttf, Jaftx     Wm \t~~tW  Better Scfvice ���������  ~m~-t0mmm0S000lxm*t~-~mt44m4t-~t  General Mcrch������nf#  Lciwer Prices  mmmi-m~~~~-m~-~~-mmk~  for motor licenses, while the trade licenses issued at "the first of the year  totalled amiosi3������s50.  Creston Valley \Vojnaen's Institute  has its February session on Friday  afternoon rsest at Speers' Hall, and a  large turnout of members is asked for.  .January whs-a repeater of the mildness prevalent throughout December,  only a Kttle more so. 7 a%-av.������ zero  was the coldest -recorded, and' there  was a snowfall of ^almost - eighteen  inches.  Creston will again have to depend  on Moyie or some other point east*for  this year's ioe supply. The quantity of  the frozen -.fluid.--available front iocai  streams.is very limited and not more  than eight inches in thickness.    .-   ,  St. ValeB���������bae".^venjng this year is  approprfatcS^y- the Creston local of  United Farmers for a whist and dance  at the Parish Hall, Monday. Feb. 14th.  There'will-toe fosir prises-at cards, and  dancing ^li be from  II to-1-a.in. *      ,  The fare Well tSance to Mrs3. Foreman  at the Auditorium' on FVid4y night  was fairly w-e'lt'^ttend^-d. anct a rousting send-off \i-as given- the popular1,  pu&ntst of thet-^GK-fcsrs Orchestra, -who  lenft * on Sal uud-ay^-for their new fiom^  atYahk. <tt,"H  John Joy, Creston's new shoemaker,  has moved from'fctie shop in the post-  ofiSce block to Ms new premises just  north df th������; Gr^,nd Theatre. ' Watcb  for his announcement next wt'ek giving a new scale o*f, prices for all 'sho-e  repair work.  Cr^Syon is agaip favored, with two  blacksmith 'husihesses in 'operation*  The Gradv shop-re-opened this week,'  with Geo. Bird i$ charge. Mr. Bird  comes from Wycliffe,' and is prepared,  to do "nil kind's of blacksmith ahd  woodwork, and will specialize at shoe*-  ing. i*t".i  The- first regular session of the  King's Daughters,, the newly-organfz*  ������������d 'teen ajge g(rls_c!hjb of the Presbyterian Church, Wits oui Tuesday night  at the manse, when there was a full  tnrnout of members to hear the. talk  on- flrrt. aid by tlie health nurse. Misa  McLuhnn, ;,,,ry  The February meeting of Creston  Valley Liberal ApBoclaton will be held  In Speers' Hall on;, Mohday> night.  The appointment, of John Keen as  clerk of the legtslatiye assemblv has  given a new twbt to local pfoyinolal  politics, and eveey member Is asked to  attend this meeting.   -' Wednesday whs Candlemas Day,  and as- d'eoModlf-**'1cloudy1 conditions  provailed it is safe to uaftiinio the.bear  was unable to soe his shadow and; in  consequence, nn early springes assured, Mayor Little's prediction Is that,,  the coldest snap of the winter wt)}.  happen along cnrly In March..  Up to' the prosiant some ��������� forty->flvo  nuto and truck owners have taken out  their motor licenced foa 1021. This  year the fees arc based an the weight  nnd value of the oar, with a Ford li:  cense costs $15, a McLaughlin about  $40, while some of the tmckB used in  lumbering operations pay a fee of  over |80.  Owing to HJneBB Groxfimith, tho  well-known entertainer, who was  ttooked to uppenur here on Feb. 2nd.  waw unable to fulfil his engagement,  hut It In definitely annomulod that he  wjll appear nt ,4ho Grand on Wfdnes-  day ������v*;ning n^jit. Feb, 01 h, hie entev������  talnmont Us ee-lonf- with a dauce in the  AuditoHuiir, ,-v       ....-   .  AzaXJhxrir  ed- to the new Dominion law that requires* that all citizens- mueS procure a  license to have rifles or revolvers in  their possession���������.whether they carry  thens or keep them- around the house.  The fii-earnus fee is 50cents per weapon  and may*be had .from the provincial  police.   This   fee is   separate   entirely  froiu the charge  mm 0*t max m-- ������ mm *am    3 m sajr^mm r*tr\    '  Announcement was made 'at Victoria  on Monday* of the appointment of  John Keen, ex M.P.P. for the Kaslo  riding, as clerk of thelegislative assembly, and he will assume his'new duties  at once, the house heing due to open  on Tuesday. After four yeft,rs. ��������� experience as speaker Mr. Keen is well  qualified for his new position,-and his  appointment will prove a- popular one  with all members of  the house. >  Thursday. February 24th; is the  date get for a boxing-wrestling tour.n,-  ument to'-he h-pld in the* Grand'Theatre  ^QnitQil, Qinnil-ffe  uouii^y  l-*al,*m*ai,*afc gin, idl  llBgl-JUll  GLBllSLfiUSSJ  / -  Weil-known brands of JAM  rbarked down.  B 4k Rolled ���������ks~~?--8 H**?? 60c  Ne^r lines of Biseuits at  reasonable prices.  Sugar mc.  10% Discount for Cash over $!.������>.   5%  Discount^bn all monthly accounts  paid before the 10th of the month.  Wtnndrt  Stdek-taMng; i:is? %6W cbmpleted^ and we  firiH   ^~~ , HS*e   ii ^sujperfQr   lot  of  Re������iaaRfe--:i"niariy of them- m* suit-"  able lengths ��������� in such lines as  Sheeting    ^ -  CottQ*  Flatu^elette  Pillow Cottosa  ;Prhit pxZZ  ^oweBing';'.;J;f  Muslin :'Wr^..'t  w  To clear we have priced these, to ������g|l, at  '���������;���������������������������;������������������������������������'���������*/���������" less th-^n cp^L       : 'C'CV-'.  vf.  I^;b;   ";'/\<  :iv.  GENERAL MERCHANT.  TBTt  to have your car thoroughly overhaulod' and  every detail looked over at le^it 01100 a yen������r,  especially during the winter^ mq!ifeh4, Shield the���������  time in. which the car is laid up docs not inconvenience one. We offer only the best in  workmanship and supplies.  AUTHORIZED F0ED SEI^iCE^TATION.  SERVICE GARAGE  UGGATE BMOB.  iwmm  mm0kisr4t%***mmm.A  ������lt!S?L?!yi!l!3^&l!l^

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