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 ���������*-? ���������  .si'  *���������'<���������<  "(  p*y- "-  ���������      f  ��������� V Tt       * -  -s  V  \0  K\  -."/���������  (.  ������'���������&������*'   ���������  /  -V*,  V^JQLJO  -c^f/i  ?6j  '^>  *W  4J?  ���������*<  ���������r\.   -v*  jf j  ~*.      -w*k  . r **  *>' ������       ,'    ���������* .  ji v Jul', w  B        Yql, xiii.  CBESTON, B.C., FRHJA.1?*! DECEMBER 30, 1921  No. 47  City  h, Mobsrg is here from Slocan; and  is spending the Christmas season with  A. L. Samuelson.        f.$Z{  i?~S   i .     it   ���������  John'and Otto' Johnson/s Christmas  had a little bit of .misfortune mixed in  with it. - They had" the, bad luck to  lose one of thilr work horses on Sunday, the animal dying from the effects  of black .water.  Canyon City Lumber Company are  busy on the log haul.,and are at present using a couple of motor trucks,  which are in charge of Jimmy Lock-  head and W. C. Kempe;' If sleighing  -does not'soon put in an appearance ice  vnrvtxA^   -vvv..   Vv���������t. ayvtvAmX *. etA*. t-lvat-    tXvxx     4-av., mg  ���������and slsi^fes ess ������!=��������������� f-MS .**������ts.t������������ works  after two years' absence' is home for  Christmas with his mother and other  Creston Vaiiey friends.  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Cartwright spent  the Christmas week-end with Mr and  Mrs. MacDonald at Cranbrook.,  The snowstorm of Tuesday wasmnst  welcome here. On -the bare ground  the heavy frost touches, we haye been  -having have caused considerable inconvenience through freezing the pipes  of some of the ranchers on the community irrigation system.  t^*^/~* V'  ���������*  ffl&s&tsfa Officers  ���������- 0. - ,yt  Berth���������At  llawJctBtipne,��������� Qnt.,  t?j   #*ft������������     vtatr.   Him.  on  Albert Barnhardt jpf; -CftqsjUUy*' a daughter (Muriel Thelma#  W. H. Koltbammer oi Saskatchewan has been engaged as principal of  Canyon school for 1922. He recently  purchased 20 acres of land here from  H. Young, and will ocebpy the Gilbert  house until such time as J-tw erects a  residence on a site opposite Geo.  Strong's.  Still more of our citizens are taking'  to the woods for the winter season.'  W. Abbot and. JbhaJButler are sawing  logs in ��������� the WI<*&������&*^]eop., A^E.  Samuelson ha^.a^^^^^.^pntpt'et  with the same %mn|^^t^island.below tbe new "bridge* ~wbn& Pi_ Burns  has'just-closed- s skldsSiag contract .for-  the Winl^w'a in '"  ���������^wZ---  Ed. Munn of Yahk was^a Christmas  visitor at the heme, of Mrs. McKelvey.  Ray, wholWas alsrt home for the holidays, remarried ~ \-tfith him on Tuesday,  4.   I  V      * *        *" 0 t      . X���������..  I ���������   *���������. *        ^ ^^a*1]      tx ���������  tia>t������iug titGufi uia   ucoiu.- n'uiCu    ���������������"��������������������� ...s  workedon a skidding contract the  two have taken with-the C.P.R.\ lumbering operations.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Staples were  guests of Mr. andY-Mrs. McKown at  Cranbrook, Frank leaving on Tuesday  for VersKKi and , other Okanagan*  points to ,.inspect the , equipment of  some of the big apple -packing" warehouses in that district.  ���������*"    ��������� ' j  y Announcement last week thatdeath  had removed bur^-old-time -and- well-  known citizen; the late Henry Hgzuil-  toh,jcaineasa,45t������at' shock to everyone thi&section. as most everyone,had  the idea that deceased was finding the  climate and conditions generaHv at his  ���������new honw at Telkwa aMthab could be  desired. So far as we can learn death  followed a .paralytic stroke^���������the second ^he bad experience^.within- the  w weeks. * ~?The foneral  took  \  'The best attended arid all round enthusiastic installation night in;the history of Creston Masonic- tjtfdge was in  evidence on: Tuesday oijflt when the  officers-elect for 1922 were instilled in  their respective offices* bfT B. W. Bro.  Speers,-assisted by the, lairing master, Jiis. CoiuptofCas follows*  I.-P.M.���������Jas. Comptong i  W.M H. Young, y-%-  S.W.���������T. W. Bundy. V  J.W.���������A. B. Norris.   |-  Tteasurer���������H. &. .Oatway. v    '"  Secretary���������Q. F. Haves.  Trustee���������John .BlincoJ^  Chaplain���������W.. H. Watcher.  D. of C���������E. Mallandigne.  S.D.���������B. J. Liong.^'C.  J.S.���������H. Venus.;Y l.\  - I.G.���������S. A. Speers. v>v '  Tyler^-O. B. GarlanjV  At the close qf-th#l<)dge adjournment was . talcen to ithe banquet hall  where Caterer' Noi-ris_2had a, magnificent ' spread of ^ all^he seasonable  yiands, and with the jtissistance of the  stewards excellent Service was given.  There was a l6ng Hst^bf to'asts-fbllow*  ing the,dinner in response" to'which aj  r0.x..xxx.S~Zmx"rmSi~.  ~.-~~St~~Li--t0~X.     ���������B   ������������������.~-.-*0-   t-  &xx, fix jaiiig.^   sZ00vrt0A.xtfx.mj. .hft*   *-v*   G^ttCKrvittarA-  were delivered, which/were, tnterspers"  ed by yocal and instj^imental musical  numbers. TharealJ^asonic spirit per-  meatad theJ whole evenatiR's proceedings, and it * was cdpsiderably after  midnight before Auld-Lang Syne  brought the' evemngJto a close.  _ ^ ,   Y'-1' i^^^K^djDew*,^and&tjbbe"request  Canyon citizens ������s&^";.^!M|e |#ple;"o^gj Sf Chilton Itodger the xgm^ina; were  ���������^���������**0~-x. .j__  0.&^}--.-������--x-^*~-. L-*. sLt. 0ven Masonic^buriiU, the members,tit  Bed Bees lodg^.n>uvning o\i\y In *, lai*ge  snm$ters^ * Mr* Hamilton,  who was 72  ���������ar.  portunity to -see tne^oittsyeaK out its  truly sociable fashiesi* r --To-^igbfc tbe  social committee of t^i  ess is^-y������Dm%,<e������^wr  the schoolhouse.to ^fi  of SO cents will  _     -^ ���������*fr������.*-*??J������J,^",'-5->  .  |^|ftnd-^be  ������retnan.  dance htnsie wfll4*& _,  On Saturday KigM^I  Farmers will hustle^brojugb thelrSB^  ularbusiness8o as.to^fitart, in at a se8-  sion>.o^ea^*������^^!|^^  aluijLJi^  p'elojpjfi^Aijhw^y'^^    ;wbo;^^en^^r;f^..^0|^sc|.  ftll  The Christmas affair foi- the farmers  of Lister will take place at'the school-  house ori~Saturday (Hew Year's,ewe).  Santa Glaus, who is unavoidably delayed, will surely be ori hand with a  big 'supply of Christmas stockings.  Friday, Dec. 23rd. was quite a busy  aud also a. very pleasant occasion "for  the juvenile population of Lister particularly. It was the date, of,the annual Chtistnias treat, which included a  Cbiistma8 tree from which each of the  scholars receiyed a gift in order of  merit on theyear's work at the Sunday school, under whose direction the  affair "was giyen'. With the infants  there was a parcel of candy, etc..vfOr  each and all. At 5 o'clock- the children sat dews to a bountifully p^6j>ar-  ed susisSP. white an hou������* la*^������������* +V*~*  growb up8 also fared equally sumptuously. " Superintendent Fred Weston  cf the Swsdsy '3cfee,oI -w&s in ������~uat-������^������*  ably assisted b^; the S:S. staff and a  number of local ladles. . Donations of  cash and goods from Lister residents  facilitated matters 'considerably, and  the Sunday school officials., are' also  grateful to Rev. G. Knox and Mr.-a^id  Mrs. H. A. French of Porthiil for  their very'generous assistance.  Sirdar  HJSawcem?  .**3tfr. jand Mrs.  tifavedii  most  ���������Z-^t -     -��������� ~-  Ivgv-x Gh ristensen  ������ble  ���������re;  Christmas  Lister  Supt. and' Mrs/ Kofwbury iieft  tbe  atterpart of the yeek^r'Yictoria^  where they,  will   spend   a-^ooqpte-'" at  weeks,    combining" "business   'witti  pleasure. /.,   J,- v       '"      'P"  Mr. and Mrs-oVinc. Liddicoatt are  Cranbrook visiters for the Christmas  holidiiys.   T ^  , Mr. and Mrs. Jack Cameron leftiast  week on a visit to friends at Penticton  and Vancouver, and will be gone  about a month. In the absence of the  former* Jim Doolan, an oidtime Sirdar  bov, is on the switch crew.  ,' _   r *      ^ -c    * -  Mra^ -Whitesides; Jps. Daly and W.  Touhey wer^Ci^bropk visitors this  week; the,Ytwo'latter attending  tbe"  funeral of the late Charles McGee on  Wednesday.  Jock McDermid is another visitor at  Cranbrook this week.\ A few days  ago, while at work, he missed his footing on, the ladder from which he was  0-   "* * v. m_ 0  rt���������t~\tt~*~,rt*-*~r *-tn-vttx     *x      trvvt^GAxtrvm...     g.rvr.r,~.  0-.tr0r0rxrx^,xn-n xrm.. X��������� ^ 1-?.....^**. trV���������l.*-..-  and.in his fall sustained a sprained  foot aa well as quite a severe shaking  up. ..He.got away on Monday to Cran-  broojs ?cr Bi^dscjil trsstmsnti  . -''���������*��������� ~ * ^r  ~ "Christmas visitors here -incinded  Conductor ' Manahan "*of*"^Granbrook,  .wlip was accompanied by biw Wife and  Roy Proctor and Yardmaster Br^d-  0 , *��������� V r X-    r "        "i ������. F "lT0  hurst^pf Crowsn^t. Sant^ Claj??, of  course, also'made an' extensive call at  Sirdar homes, en route to" Wynndel.  Bey* xi- Valley wiii sshisre on Sunday for the usual" mofbfaig Church of  England seryice tn the schoolhouse. *  Miss McMasj&3t8?was'a Creston visit  or between trains.  *" ii~T  on  ������-  Saturday, and^  Mrs/ Loasby was also at the mett-opol-0  is this week calling ori friends,   y  x  ' 0- s    "*       *   r'     * ^ 01 '  , Mr. -ana Mrs/ Dennes were Nelson  visitors the latter part of the week,  having gririe to thafrYcijts; w^tfe Blaster  Dick) who urid4rw*?nt;an operation ggjtr  mastoid in the hospital in that city,  and eb making quite la^u^-recovery.  'dirghTei^pSfB^^lE^S^i  Mrsu, j-^^P^^f^airJia^^^^^^  Dave,' who jsY^'iw^n^ jQ^r^^icipe,  the trnit^dJHat. Alta. Deceased; hjad ;^jfb) -\^&\  ^entiOt^the Briek-^^ eetiiTriri tfor^air  ^n^&qZjk^^  of whoiii.*��������� joint.^0, extending,sincetest  'v''ii*\nySo$^^  ^Sf;  rZimy?z.  jA-y**$,yr  -MOM:--  ��������� .-*.'��������� -"'>&.&$*-  '. '> T;. mfU-  'PP~'  '.���������YYSP  boofc  A glance through i^ i-ec  .just ...i-fsued'; ^^V^^^^pZ^M'^},  Women's'' in.6tlt%it^"','^h^^Yo^nyiiMe:  ihat Biuukson nu^^rw-'thv w  be^t cooks In tbt^:^i|feyij"MrsY^Maxy  well be^g the <ore^  8uppliedl|io ie^^^.'elyen^  .reclp������������*rar,tibe,^bJfc^V-'**f:* ',-       YYvy'*  ..;���������*   *. *yy-F^r??-.ryyt-yy -.- .-*: .,-?.��������� :iy^y.-y  -, Mr. at^d Mi-sY McLeod and family ;<nf  Cranbrojflc, were 'f'-Gjarirttnas'": visitors'  with Mv^ McLeod's parents, Mr. and  Mrs. .F...% Klingensmith. ,  ^BL-,i Job������wj>ri%ae a' Ohris^^^ifcn^  ?|*^mri]bi������^^9^^* M-i^^litM^on'iS;,  ^pt^ii'^^i^l^  * '.;;;MiNY,G/^^  'b)ji ve ;g^.e~to*^|r|^  wil 1*;������par'f&r������ii-'fb^^^Sr^s >v������sitjcjg friends.  Z /,Hc������in^M (|e^inis:* ��������� skIw) -iitt^. beeri.. work,-  ing/o^ l^e^^^p tiriie ar  rlyed to';&]&hd'[;t|i^':^htJsfuaH^8easoh>:at  hi8bomehei-e. -Z"* ; ���������-''.,*���������  Bert Boffey of Three Hills,:  ,  Lister htcitTof th^ United Farmers'  -. .-,  *���������--. ^..-- ������-  present in the sh^eYofva brand newKtpere isjepecialsession on Friday, Iflth^J-Mr^pehneshas returned teopwork, and  uaviKhU-r. which dirfvepalori the Sith^ ^t 8 pVm,������' withJPresldeht Fved Boweis IMrs.^"Dennes and ������on will be home ear-  .M.x*.        ��������� -x--*^.^ti-x*. doilffe^   .n^ ^^;Vi^d JK>m;<H^^amedUy wJanuaryi      >~?      V\--  ^S^^^^^^M.^fe*^^?^ ^^^^at-s^r citiaens   extended  Mother and child ar#* both  -~t  ^JByery !Free Maso'n in the ef tt^emeofe p^uniri^^and  wasl'at :Greston'~ on tTu^sday night fkwY"  the"in������������tallatiojrof officers and,J^anquet  ;������yen^a4n*s*cpiiriecti6n'^tl^^  epi|c!ter^^:*i^ --$&&ili^^  ja a_ vwitor  at ^^ ^ ^  i^8t^cfcfon   that; week;  and the second to start in on Feb. 13tb.  THe:' *5ttte^:.of;: pr^nin'K'i'ee^oO^b  m^m^mi^  T0SZ\ PhillipsPvrMi  b88*rari������m^hei������,Ye*n  rdri^tfrom  couyei-, rwhere *lie:is .at'';*;tfie^|wio^  ijriivvi^j^,;':*^"v; Leth  a-here heuis spending Christmas holi-  lays;*..;,: ������������������-..-      .    ���������:'-"-:?:?.?.��������� ���������������������������p. ���������:'??'���������?  A heayy:: casualty list among, the  t|irkeys;.at thtv. Langs ton rHrich is ;re-  ^or'ted last. wefk. BetWee^ the co|r-  ptes apd the Christinas dei������Rrid.sn tbe  area the birdshad small chance of es-*  caipe/ While they lasted customers  Rot them at 35 cents| a^^ptiurid dossed.  .?   * * "���������  -r 1.x* -��������� I  Alta.. >  Z.mtL  rZfmmmm*m4}.  Stock-Taking  "''"Sale''% '���������-  w  jS  :.*^e^:J^en^^xi^',''^  eiJiscusaipniti*:^^  ,p(^il,' must ;8n^  boxes of appjeij^n:* thO;Oip^lrig.;d������i^-,itf  ^"������chpoi Y; ^%)pB '&-��������� 40^p^icanti5-to:  '.^diymecl p^0^ae :^jw^e.bhpol^^w^  isjarit FoWerand Sii^r^rv &a^ >^re  **  "*i.t..  Commencing',  ''*'-*'. *������   ��������� '      *,'���������-.  Saturday, Jan. 7th  *    *    " - y*'' ". *. ��������� I1 ���������, ** ��������� f .  .      ,     . %4      -   W*   ft * -It  and coatinmng till    :  aiI0p;mr "  w    -���������������*  yUftZm&WeSZ-CoxWift aiid^Miss MUtv  gaiet are visitors with'Spokane friends  at,pre,8ejEt|.\v;-;- *;       Y"v. '.-���������  Mr. Strudwick, of the Kitchener  '^iin(ii>er:'Gd.V,;,V>|^8'''int Greston to spend  tihristinas with friends. '���������'*<   *  The���������DaCMiiber repnirt of Kitchener  school' Is   ������rt;^ follows:'   Promotions  Fiorii Receiving Class  to": Beginners'  Readejr��������� Alice Cameron. Vera McGbn  egal, Helen Schonnert, Elton Schonnert and Vivian Lunglois-     FnomBe-  'ginneia* Spader to   Phonic  Primer���������  Kosalie Owens* Chester Brown, Rich-  aid   and  Madeline   Minard.     From  Flrst.Reader to Junior* SecondT-Mar-  garet Cardiff, Mv\rray Bipwn. Ernest  Minai-d.   Ff������nv Junlbr, Second,'������}������ Senior Sec6nd-^|B^atrl*M: Molander.;. From  tyntijfc&iim^^  Lurilrce, Mildrt-d Andeen,' Clara Hup t.  Perfect Attendance���������fcdith Ger<riix<  AUce. Moh>.nder,.s Fr|t?5 Molander, > P6i-  othy ���������Bi'rtivri,,..BUQn <Aridperi; Clara  Hiint,. BeHtvlco:M()lrtrid6r, Mildred An:  deen,;M)iiri;ay. ,rfi^oyi?n, GhriBtlhp' Min.  ard, Richnrd Molander,'Ma-^ifllrielMln���������  ard, Bosalie ,Owops, Chester Brown.  Alice Ciuxieron, vera McGoticgal/ Helen Schonnert, Elton, Schonnert.  ���������'A-'" "   "r    ���������' '   ���������'���������' *������������������-'    ���������'���������'  _ m~tmmtmmi4iim4^t4mttmmititmmt4mmmmtMmmtm~-\ ^  -.This inonth 822, -pupils attending  lievelatoke public school * opened eav-  lAgs accounts in the different banks In  that town which have evolved asys  tetn of taking deposits of five cents  ;������nd upwards���������banking "to lbe done  .Afrlnrfay no������m of each week. '"TK\b lirst  'tS^m\ business saw toral deposits of  3390,12.  w*4.  Grand Theatre Ballroom  ��������� ���������    U-Hlll  im  1' \t ���������        '1   -1  One   Ball   of  the Season  Willbe the ^tgefet and  ' v":,^^. Efest yep. ���������'       ,'  *  '     ,        Zy: ..I ,   ZpZy>.   "r  Piizes t0 be give^lbr-theBest  Fancy Costumes ;oricl Best  Comic CdstumiBs.  Everydne*is guaranteed a  good timel  1 y~ ��������� V    ' 1 * *,. ������ '  , Dancigg, Starting 0 p.m.  .,--     .. ,      i ' *  -������������������'.. * ��������� , i*  .,������i  o8i!ii8i!i6n ������p!iUU������   LcuIBS DUG  Supper Extra.  riatried as delegates to the Valley cen  tral association. Questions frorii cen  tral office^ were balloted as follows:   ���������  %,Doyou favor the present provin  cial system of taxation?  Tabled on motion*���������due/to the fact  that the meeting did not wish to make  any decision against the Government  without considerable consideration of  the question. Y.  2. iCre you satisHed with the present  game  laws,   and    administration   of  'sfttrieP' . .���������.,,*.  Tabled for same reason as No. I.  3. Do you want a non> partisan road  commission?  After SO minutes heated argument  the question was balloted with the result of having a tie vote, and the president's casting vote .'was In. favor of the  question. * '.- y -.���������-;',: .4>>'.''. " Y y *. ���������;, ��������� ,*���������;  ' Gonsldeva ble routine business. wiw  then dealt with; ftpd ndjournnient waa  taken at 10.80.  _ ^6peel4cw&B&d^iiM^t  hospital the ^V-Sriidgprevious.l Mr.  ^fijGtae brbujK^it in twuniJo Ctt on Mon-  day������ and was in hia 'usual good health  apparently, but on Monday night he  Avjis taken so seriously Jill |hat he could  not take charge <������f the engine for the  :*ibf^^n Ti^n^.^1^^ * *;*',;  ;'hf^eritSi^^^l^^^ '*';*'  taken to the hofipjtai." ; lie wasYoper-  *, 'A-A-' ���������"-  "**':** ** :.'.'i;������'^"*'*������*V -?!:-J'-''--T.i;.i'm- 'L'Xi^AJ- -'-.��������������������������� .*.  .  ������teu Oii ou   xiiiii-mmy oui. nis mimenc  ,   . ���������.,.'.* ������������'������***^^*^.<<������>(l|*l������*-,.*|������^* >n4Uw������ei������l,Hi..^t:.'  was far mere serioustban seemea poss-  Iblc when be sn^e'JDis'JaJst/ro^'WSfr^''  dar, and  be  died   at 8.80'^Saturday  riiglit.     The funeral was on Wednes-  ���������yay at Cranbrook, and a number from  hero went to the divisional city to pay"  their last respects.     Deceased bacons  era ted an engine in an out of Sirdar  ;  for the  post  twenty  years,   and  although not a permanent resident here,  yet it is safe to say the town lids never  hod a more popular citizen.     His un-  assum ing, and always genial manner  made him.'a .{great favorite with everyone  and   his' death   Is  as  sincerely  mourned hero as in the city In which  he resided.   In  addition   to bis  outstanding personal popularity Mr. McGee had also the distinction of having  62 years to his credit as engineer on  Ganiida'a foremost railway system.'  Omit Wants Woiwc-r-Sltuatlon in  town preferred. ', Full particulars on  enquiry at the Review Ofllce.   ;  8pmnLT.A. Gpiie^iBB������~For ap-  polntmonts. call or write Mis. M. B.  Peairs, Box q7, Oreston,/ Residence.,  pvoivMawson Bros, pool room,-*  Tonsoral artists at Penticton are  asking the town council lo pass a by  law establifihing tbo hour* for barber  shops as from 8 a.m., to 0.80 p.m..  with Thursday half holiday and Saturday closing at 10 p.m������  At a special meeting of the O.U.G.  In Vernon early this month sales/nan  ager Lowe stated that' it was not until quite late In November that final  returns had/ been received on eevral  cars of Duchess apples sold at tho  first of the season.  May a thousand colors he added  to your rainbow of happiness  ��������� -^nd let vs add the wish  that 1922 be just the busiest  and most prosperous year yfou  hoot ever had.  -*v  MAWSON  DnUlntllO Prices  Sinrlei mmammmaam  5THS SBVIEWk CRESTON. B. 0.  -������l  Tke  Homesteaders  BY  !     ROBERT J. C. STEAD  Published By Special-Arrangement With ihe Author.    ^  j (Stops Bronchitis Quickly  Helps Irritable Throat  tg, Cong  (Continued)  Harri's read the letter through, not  without some difficulty. At first he  was inclined to laugh, but the earnestness of Riles impressed him through  the makeshift English.  "What d'ye think of it. "Dad?" said  the younger man,    at    length.      "Of  course we dou't know anything about j  coal, but then������������������"  "It must look good to Riles or he  wouldn't want to put any money in it,"  commented Harris, after a few minutes' reflection. "Riles is pretty  cautious. He's got money in the  bank drawin' three per cent.; he's  afraid to lend it. out among the farmers. And he ain't easy talked into a  ne*v? scheme, either."  "D'ye suppose we could sell the  farm?" The idea of a big, profitable  speculation suddenly appealed to Allan with much greater force than the  prospect of three years on a homestead. He "knew that vast sums of  money had been made, and made,  quickly, in the Far West, but he had  never before thought of himself or his  father sharing in this sudden wealth.  They had worked hard for their  money and tok it as a matter of  course that they should continue to  work hard for it. But the vision of  quick riches, the prospect of realizing it in- his own person, the dizzy  thought that Fortune, -whJSh had  seemed to move Jn a circle quite  apart from his existence, ��������� might actually now be within a hand's reach���������  these intoxicated him with a sudden  hope which burst the old bounds of  his imagination and set'up new and  wilder ambitions.  "D'ye suppose we could sell the  farm?" he repeated. It began to  seem that the short-cut to wealth  hinged on the possibility of selling  the farm.  "I guess Ave could sell it, all right,"  said    Harris.      "Maybe .not for that  much cash, but' we can get cash on  'the agreement, if we need it."      He,  too, found the inborn gaming instinct  which   cries  out   for  money   without  labour welling within him and  surging  up   against   his  long-established,  sober judgment.      But lie was not a  man to act precipitately, or risk air on  a single throw unless he were Very,  very sure of. the result. *%'       ���������.---���������    "Of course, maybe -. it's ��������� all right,"  he continued. "But it's a,good thing  to buy ^our buggy; before you throw  away your,,, cart. I'f this thing's as  good as Riles says, it will keep until  .we pan see it for ourselves. If it  don't somethin' else'll turn up."  "Yes," said Allan, "but if we find it's  all right when we get there, and we've  only a few measly hundred dollars  along, we'll want to kick ourselves all  the way home. tots of fellows are  making big money just because they  Relief comes at once when you  breathe in.the sojothing vapor of Catarrhozone. Once its healing, piney  essences strike the bronchial tubes,  you realize that h. powerful treatment  is at work. Irritation can't live in the  throat of a person inhaling Catarrhozone. It is so soothing, so warming,  so full of concentrated healing power  that you get results at once. Catarrhozone strengthens the weak throat,  stops the cough, removes that hacking  irritating necessity to clear the  throat, makes even the Chronic sufferer realize that at last he has discovered a real friend. For coughs,  colds, catarrh and winter ills, nothing in the family could he better than  the complete dollar outfit. Small  size 50c, trial size 25c, all dealers or  the Catarrhozone Co., Montreal.  had some capital to work with, and  why shouldn't wo do it, too?' Couldn't you fix it some way, to get the  money without coining back, if everything looks all right? That'd save  time, and expense too."  "There's something in that. There's  time to see Bradshaw yet before the  train comes. We'll kind o' leave it  standin' in his hands/'  They made a hurried call on Bradshaw, the lawyer, and asked him to  be on the look-out for a buyer for the  farm.  "Mind, I'm not actu'lly puttin' it  up for sale," Harris cautioned., him,  "but I want you to keep your eye open  for a buyer. Forty thousand dollars  takes the whole thing as a goin' concern, -an' the' more cash the better.  Get a line on a buyer if you can, and  if I send you word to sell, see, you  sell, and if -I don't send you word,  don't do anythin'.     You understand?"  "I think I understand you perfectly," said the lawyer, who was also a  dealer in real estate. Iudeed, since  the activity in farm lands had . commenced he might be said to be a. real  estate dealer who was also a lawyer.  "Not - many ��������� buyers have that much  ready, cash, Mr. Harris, but it could  no doubt be arranged to sell your  agreement, or raise a mortgage on  the property, that would give you the  whole amount in your hand." Bradshaw, along with his other pursuits,  was agent' for a mortgage company,  and . always  valued  two  commissions  jhle, and again they took the train.  Riles met them oh the station platform. He had met every train for a  week, as it had been agreed that it  would he better that the Harrises'  should not visit Gardiner's ranch until^ plans weir6 more fully developed:  Jim was still there, and Gardiner insisted that Jim should not meet Harris at present. He allowed Riles to  think that he "feared trouble if former  employer arid employee should meet;  as a. matter of fact, he feared that if  their-coal mine proposition should  reach the ears of Travers the young  man would attempt to dissuade" Harris from having anything to do with  it, or at least would urge a fuller investigation than might be desirable.  Besides, he*meant to make of Travers  an unwjttlng party to the affair.  Riles, in overalls and shirt-sleeves,  leaned against the iron rail at the  back of the station platform, his big  hands stuffed in the bulging band of  his trousers,.- and his under-jaw busy  with aii ample ration of- tobacco. He  watched the passengers alighting from  the train with little interest; he had  no particular expectations of meeting  Harris on this occasion, and, if the  truth be_tbld, he had little desire to  meet him. , Riles had no pangs of  conscience over' his- part in the plot  against his old neighbour, but he had  an Uneasy feleing of cowardice. When  suddenly his. eye fell on Harris and  his big, strapping son, his first impulse was to slip away in the crowd  before they should notice him. But.  it was oniy for a moment; the next,  Harris was calling, " Xo Hiram," and  the two were shaking" hands as old  friends met in a far country.  "Didjaget my letter?" asked Riles,  ignoring the- commonplaces with  which" it was their custom to Introduce any important topic. "Didja  sell the farm-1^"  "I got the letter, Hiram, but I didn't  sell the farm. Thought we'd just  have'a look over this coal mine before  goin' into the business altogether."-  "H-s-li. -. Throttle your voice down.  This place is full of men on the lookout i'or ��������� somethin'-. like that, an' you  can't keep it too-"dark until it*s all  settled." "      . -  "Well, ain't we going to put up  somewhere?" said Allan, breaking the  silence that followed Riles' warning.  "There ought to" be an Alberta hotel  here, somewhere. - I- saw one in  every town* for the last two hundred  miles."  "I got. that beat,'.' said Riles,  with  a  snicker.      "Broadin'  on a lord,  or  duke,  or somethin',"  "Don't say?"  "Yeh.     You mind Gardner?     Him  'at lit-out from - Plainville after that  stealin' affair.?" ���������     ���������������  -   "Tlie- one you "got credit for bela*  1 mixed  up  in?"   saicf; Allan,  with  dis  Children Cry for Fletcher's  *-.������%*&**&'&'&%-������^&������^%^^^^^'**^'''&~^^  -mt  i  L.        m j* .*, *  Fletcher's Castoria is strictly a remedy for Infants, and Children.  Foods, are specially prepared for babies. A baby������s medioino  is even more essential for Baby. Remedies primarily prepared  for grown-ups are not interchangeable. It was the need of  a remedy for the common ailments-of Infants and" Children  that brought Castoria before the public after years of research,  and no. claim has been made for it that its use for over 30  years has not proven.' '  What is  CASTORIA*?  Castoria is a harmless substitute forCastor Oil, Paregoric,  Drops and Soothing Syrups. -" Ifc is pleasant, lt contains  neither Opium, Morphine nor'other narcotic substance. Its  age is its guarantee. 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There wa������ ���������  bun-ina sound in my ear*. Indtgeition  wn* alr.o one of my complaint*, and 1  often wa������ attacked by weak ������p*H������. 1  went to a doctor, who told me T wa*  anaemic;, hut as I did not -gel any better I decided to try Dr. Chaw'* Nerve  Food, and efier tha fir������t bo* ! felt  brighter and my beadacJiei completely  duapp* iw.-d. I rontwje*! mil-,**; rH-e  Nerve Food for quite* a white. 1 am  iyuitm well no-% nn. <fo������rfqt]y and  ntalefully recommend Dr. Cbaw'a P>Ierv������  Food to people itirTering aa 1 did before  I u*ed thi* ������plendid medicine,"  Dr. ChaMi'n Nerve Food, 50c  a box, all dealer.*, ot Edmamon,  Bate* & Co., Limited, Toronto,  ���������ii mrmS*\tai*)mmlim4tast4mmmm  W.    N,    U.    140<V  higher thau one.  The lawyer wrote somtehing on a  sheet of paper. ' "This is a power of  attorney, which'**'will,enable    me    to  complete the-documents without they^^^^^^^-���������^���������?^  rtix-iixZr rx" ���������-,-,������**,,r- +t,~~������-+~ v.rxw i <* v.ixtv concerting-frankness. ��������� A'lame Kind  delay-oi sending them to you, ii yOii y , ? , ,, ������������������-* what -xhnnt  should decide to sell,"-he explained. ������L a lolcl liea P"*^ ^hat al>out  Harris signed the paper, and Allan  witnessed it.  -.:. With this understanding the journey  westward   was  undertaken,  and   completed   without   event   of  importance.  As his daughter had done a few weeks  before, and his wife^still later, Harris  spent a few hours in-the young city  just  beginning:  to  stir* itself on  the-  sleepy, sunny slopes where tlie prairies  ran into  the  foothills  stretching  one last'long.*.tongue, far up the valley  of the Bow and lapping at the feet of  the eternal, snows. ���������** His original plan-  had .been to spend* ...a day or two in  Calgary, "sizing up" the land situation  for himself ;before joining Riles, but  the-possibilities of the coal, mine speculation had grown   upon   him    with  every mile of the joiijraey,     He had  only to use his  ears' to hear of so  many men, apparently no . more capable men than he and Allan, who had  grown suddenly ,1-ich  from  fortunate  investments.     It was a case of recognizing the; opportunity when  it presented itself, and having the nerve to  seize it without hesitation.     He found  himself now in a country and an atmosphere  where  "jjlaying safe"  was  somewhat    to    a    man's    discredit���������  where   the   successful   man  was  the  man who dared* to throw discretion to  the winds and take the chance.     And  because    money,   not,   earned in the  country, was pouring ih from outside,  and by its own buoyancy raising the  price of land and labour, tlje chance,  even the foolish chance, was likely to  turn out. to advantage and justify the  daring of the speculator rather than  the  discretion  of tho  careful  buyer.  Harris had all his life, lived in an atmosphere of conservatism, where saving a penny was greater merit than  making two,  but he was amazed to  And how quickly the gambling spirit  of tho new land seized upon him. Unlike Riles, he was a man who responded to his environment; fn a community of hard-working, money-saving farmers  he  worked  hardest and  saved  most;   but in a community of rook-  leas, unlicensed speculation ho had the  qualities which would soon make of  him the greatest gambler of thera all.  He  was astonished    and    somewhat  frightened by this hitherto unrevealod  side or lila own character.     His long-  dormant imagination began to revive;  with Imagination came hope and optimism;  and .hope and optimism* unchecked, soon breed recklessness. Ho  saw the evidence of* prosperity   on  every  side���������not  the   prosperity  that  hedges   it self   about with socialisms  and affected dignity, but the prosperity that stays on the Job In Its shirt-  sleeves.     He saw men who wore doing    big    things���������building    railways,  opening up wildernesses, farming or  carrying on business transactions on a  acal<*rof which ho had never dreamed  ���������and he b������������an to see that tho Ott ly  rc&Kftn   theae   men   could do these  things was that, they dared to do them,  W*11, be tnts���������he    and    Alltm���������would  Aare mine things.   .   .   .    He paid a  dollar for their luneh without a groin-  "Well, there ain't mucht' tell yuh;  more'n I. said in m' letter,", he started.  "As I said, it's Gard'ner you'll have t'  thank i'or this thing, good or bad. I  aint' a coal miner, an' I told him that,  an' 1 told him you wasn't neither, but  he says that don't make no difference.  He says there's all kinds o' money in  it, an' I reckon that's what we came  out here for: ain't it?" ,,~  "Yes; provided the thing's sound,"  said Harris.  $ -"Anyone can se'e 'with  half an eye that there's easier ways -  of makin' money than bustin' up this-  prairie sod for it. But-you and me've -  worked hard for what we've got,.  Hiram,'-and* we want_-.t* go mighty"  careful about* spendin' it." -  "I suppose you've sent- home .word '  to sell yoiir-'farm, have you?" put in*-  Allan. "You'll be chipping in at the j  same time?"  ~ <To be, continued)  hf|m?"       - "T*  "Well, he struck^a soft thing out  here, fo* sure. " Tills lord I'm tellin'  you about's gone off home over; some  Kir^ni-Yiiri* estate or o������1?ei* an' ^ard'n-ar's  runnin' his,, ranch7-hjs- 'bloody-well  rawnch| he calls "it! " Gets a good  fat waa for ridin'' round, an' hires a  man to do" the j work. * But. it was  Gard'ner put me onnt' this coal mine  deal."*;*'������������������?. ^-Y*^,- pyy  "Let's get settled, first, and .we'll  talk about Gardiner and the mine afterwards,"- said Harris, and they joined the thi'bng that'was now vending  its way to te hotels.  "How's your thirst, Hiram " inquired Harris, after he had registered.,  "Pretty    stick," -'; confessed    Riles.  "But they soak you'a quarter 1o wash  it out here."  "Well, I got a. quarter."-  "A quarter apieceYl mean."  "Well, I got a quarter apiece," said  Harris.     "Come on."    ��������� '  Riles followed, Astonishment over  Harris's sudden liberality, and misgiving as to how he himself could avoid  a similar expenditure, struggling for  uppermost place ih1? liis mind.  "Pretty strong stuff they ha,ve here,"  he said, after Harris and Allan had  "set 'craip" in turn. 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Nevertheless, we seem to  have many new things���������days and  seasons; new tokens of old  friendships growing stronger, of  old love becoming^ deeper," new  sight and insight. Just now we  are out to have a new year given  us. Or, we are somewhat like  travelers.. , We ascend the chariot of the year, and rolls where  cKoriot wheels have left no mark.  Where scenes which have never  yet been revealed to man or  angel, will unfold themselues. No  one can teii how much we may  miss by being asleep, or only half  awake.  Jjet us set out only after care-  fa] seif-inspeeticn.  Among other  things le-fr us calmly���������and search  ingly review our faults." These  may have been accumulating  with the years. We are apt to  think muoli of the failings of  others, and little or not at ail of  our own. We are apt to imagine  tiiat we because we are'.free from  their faults we are-comparative  ly faultless. We may have other  and-worse faults than our neighbors. Let us be open to conviction. Let us deal-faithfully with  ourselves. Avoid the error of  comparing with those who may  be worse off than we, but look  rather to-our advantages, opportunities, knowledge, professions  with the law of God.  Let us determine to abandon  everything we should not tafce  -with us! Asi&he orbltPsaid. "If  I haye done iniquity, I will do no  more." Should the evil Course or  evil passions solicit, let it plead  in vain while, we listen to the  judge who says. . "If thy right  eye offend thee, pluck it out and  cast it from thee; and _if. thy  hand offend thee cut it off and  cast it^from thee." Abandon the  tempting, transient, tainting  things that ultimately toftnent.  Set out this year determined  totse isnselSsliiy useful-ana help  ful to all fellow  travellers,    ask  again the ancient question,  "What wilt thou have tne to  do?" Examine the condition,  sum up the resources and opportunities. How, then, with all  this equipment, may each one  best glorify God and promote the  welfare of all fellow creatures?  Do not be as a stretch of thankless desert sand, receiving all of  heaven's gracious ministrations  and returning nothing.  Set out this year determined  to be hopefjil. Good is better  and stronger thau evil. Truth  has eternal advantage over all  delusions and falsehoods. "Greater is He that is with us, than  he that is in the world."  Greater is the world above than  the world below. Greater is life  than death. The vanishing years  rise immortal insignificance as  thoy como nearer the great white  throne, &et us rise; with the.  rising years, cherish the moods  that best become them, and give  to our hopes wing and aim high  enough to take us beyojud them  all. Let no one despair of another���������parent of ohild, sister of  brother, friend of friend. Above  all, let no one despair of himself;  or, looking back on tc scanty past,  the result, of his own narrow  moods and small expectations,  say, "That will probably be the  measure of tlio future," for, "Wo  have nrt passed this way heretofore." It is time our earth bound  vision and hopes were brought  within better view of their rightful Jand chief objects and satisfactions! If great things are Being prepared, surely great things  ought to be expected of us and  by 116. J.A.J.  Dow���������Cunningham Nuptials  NANAIMO. B.O.. December 22���������  A large number ot friends and acquaintances gathered at St. Andrew's  Church last night, the altar of-which  was tastefully decorated with Ivy and  pink aqd-white chrysanthemums, to  witness tbe marriage of a welKknown  localconple.Miss Edna Annie Cunningham, only' daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  Thomas Cunningham of Wakesiah  Farm, and Mr. John Campbell Dow,  Nauairno, "formerly of Creston. Rev.  David Lister performed the ceremony.  . The bride, who entered the church  with her father to the strains of* the  Bridal Chorus--from Lohengrin, was  exquisitely gowned in white charm-  euse satin, embroidered with -fiearls.  A panel train was attached at the  shoulders, and a- bridal veil, da!nit!v.  embroidered, was caught w>th.-a coronet of orange blossoms. She. carried  a bouquet of Ophelia roses and ferns.  She was attended by her cousin., Miss  fJita Cu::niagiiam. wearing a. lovely-  frock of greea and silver shot taffeta,  with picture hat of uiessaline and sil  ver lace, and carrying'carnations and  &milax. Mr. Lionel Glaholui supported the groom.*., During the signing-of  the register.^ Mrs. W- Dry-sdale rendered ������ Oh Promise Me" (DeKoven) in  a very charming manner. Mr. A.  Dunsiuore furnished appiopriate music and as the bridal party left the  churchplayed the well-known Mendelssohn Wedding March.  After the ceremony a large number  of invited gu<&ts, including Mr. and  Mrs. Thompson of Ebtirne and Mr.  and Mrs, Edge! of Cheniainus, repaired to tbe home of the bride's parents,  where.a reception was held. The reception rooms were beautifully deratr-  ated with harmonizing *>hade!s of pink  aud mauve chrysanthemums and purple violets, amidst the light of many  pink candles in silver caridlebra. The  biidal pair received the guests standing beneath A bower of greenery interspersed with cut flowers. A buffet  luncheon was-served in the dining-  room, the table being artistically decorated with flowers, among them be  ing a slipper of flowers shaded in keep-  Notice fo Daliof ifenf Co-Owners  tn*. ��������� .���������Jt - ~K .    A.    tt. *v -        m  x-ssit.tttng tne tr.tt~tts.ai4 tsTOttp of  ��������� - Mineral Claims  ing with *��������� the general color scheme',  which hung aboyW the bride's cake.  Mr. And Mrs. Dow, who received  many handsome and costly presents.  ass  left this nim-ning for Vancouver, and  after a brief honeymoon, will take up  their residence in this city on Fratik-  lyn street.  :*  Notice is. hereby given that I, John  A. Sullivan, co-owner with M. J.Ttyer,  Hannah E. Larson and Charles Han  son, or any person to whom they may  have transferred an interest in the  following claims: Canadian Copper,  Golden ,Copper fellow Metal. Diamond Cross. Larson, Sullivan and  Alice,, recorded at Nelson by nie. unless the said M. J. Dyer, Hannah E.  Larson and Charles Hanson, or any  person to whom they may have transferred an interest within the period of  niuety days from this notice, pay to  me the sums shown herewith, said  sums being due for work done on. and  expenses incurred in connection with,  the development of the above-mentioned claims, an follows: .  M. J. Dyer, $76.00.  Charles Hanson. $35.00.  for this year's assessment work, from  1920 to 1021, on mUV mineral claims,  together with all' costs of this advertisement; and  Hannah E. Larson, $450.00  for the years' assessment^vvork  from  1018 to 1021, on said mineral claims,  together with all costs of this adyer-  tiNeiuent.  And further take notice that unless  these sums are paid within the time  above stated your interests hi the said  claims will become vested in me, your  co-owner, who has made the reuuired  expenditures on said mineral crilims,  under Sections 28 and 4*8 of the  Mineral Act.  Dated at Kitchener, B.C., December  27, 1021. J. A. SULLIVAN.  Grey Royal Granite  Memorials in Granite  designed, quarried and constructed  Designs and Prices Free  J.S. WILSON, Sirdar, B.C.  Atbara Grant/* Quarries  ^������*������-*W������-|������*-^^  Shoe Repairing   .,...,, ������i  Men's Half Sol$?,/ $1.25  Women's Half Soles, $100  Ouaraiiteecf for 6 months  Alex. Mirabelli  Shoemaker   - ���������-   ORJ&STDN  Rank  1VIO"  rvice  The orgaisisaifosa aad capacities of this Bank have  grown with Canada's dsTeSopment during the past  forty-five years, and every modern banking facility  Is available to ������a? puisom.  With 218 branches in Canada, and affiliation with  strong financial institutions abroad, we are able to  give competent financial service In focal, national  and foreign tea-tie. iu  MPERJAJL   BANK  C. W. ALLAN,  OT CAMAIIA  CRESTON BRANCH,  .Manager.  we Wisb  ������9  THE COMPLIMENTS  OF THE SEASON  ii  I  C38  To AU Our Friends.  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  PAID-UP CAPITAL  RESERVE FUND  $15,000,000  $15,000,003  CRESTON BRANCH, CL G. B^sanett, Manager.  O.&II  Comll  Imperinl Lump Gait Coal  always in stock.  TRANSFER    knd   DRAYING  Stan. M. Watson  L~\  Office:    Opp. Methodist Church.  Phone 56,  A MERRY CHRISTMAS  AND A  HAPPY NEW YEAR  It has been ours to serve you iu the past;  may the future bring a merited continuance  of that patronage.  CRESTON SERVICE GARAGE  LIDGATE BROS.  PHONE B1  IF YOU ARE THINKING  OF BUILDING NOW  I ft THP TIM Pi  let? 1    1IC I    IlTlC   I  No doubt you will' pay more money  for lumber next year.  WE HAVE A COMPLETE STOCK OF LUMBER  All kinds of Mouldings and Finish  Shingles and Brick-  Ask us to quote you price/  \  Canyon City Lumber Company  Ll MIT-ED  *  *. Tim     REVIEW,     CTRF^TON.     B.     C.  p"i  I.-  I1''  Ig.  pv'  r.Z  yp,  ������  Moi&ey Not Saved  Figures Show That Americans Do Not  Hoard Money s  A ' "Washington statistician reports  that as against $418,000,000 the country spent for the army $750,000,000  has gone on candy and chewing gum.  Sweetens the* discontent with military expenditures, does it not?  And $834,000,000 for soda and other  soft drinks and $959,000,000 rfor perfumery, jewelry, silk stockings and  kindred luxuries. And the pin money  pleasantly expended on theatres, concerts and baseball was $897,000,000.  And, above all, the tribute to My Lady  Nicotine cost her ���������devotees,>$l,151,00Qi-  000! ....  Doubtjess Y these   figures   tend   to  Western Provinces of Canada are not, at the present time, very en- Ip'roye something, one knows not what.>  They certainly show that Americans  are not excessive hoarders and ought  to bring a little more sense of proportion to indignant taxpayers. It  is not fair to assume that people are  unduly self-indulgent. Yet it does  make one dizzy to think of a bilfton  gone up in smoke���������not" the smoke of  the battlefields, however.���������New York  Tribune.  Childress Ct^r for jFS^loher's  A. Time For Courage  ��������� ������������������   ��������� ������������������* .,'   - *��������� "���������*  There is-no disguising the fact that conditions throughout thei  cduraging- Nand many people are faced with a difficult winter and  some hardship. In this respect the Canadian Prairie Provinces are  not so very different from other parts of the Dominion and other  countries throughout the world. There is, however) no real reason  why the people of the West should lose heart and indulge in blue  .ruin pessimistic talk. Such an attitude will not help, but will rather  operate to further hinder a return to better, times and conditions. ���������;���������;  Present conditions in the West are bound to be of a temporary  character and no country in the world is capable of more rapid recovery than the Canadian Prairie West. One.misfortune* and;untoward occurrence after another played havoc with agricultural production and marketing this year, and while it may be hard for many  families to maintain themselves this winter, their condition will be  no worse, and in the vast majo'rity'of .cases very much better, than  the early pioneers of this country and of Ontario and the Western  States had to bear. Yet these earlier pioneers held on, revealing>3  determination and courage which in due course brought its reward,  and thousands of them are today enjoying wealth or a secure Ind  comfortable livelihood. Yet they experienced harder and apparently more hopeless conditions than those -with which;:the people of  today.arc confronted. ." ' \   .-���������        Z-Z. *    Y  The next few-months call for the exercise of certain qualities  by all people. First and foremost, there must be individual courage*  determination and energy; the putting forth of:eyiery possible effort  to meet and overcome adverse conditions; an insistent turning away  from the dark side of the picture and a constant hunt for the silver  lining and contemplation of ail the brighter and more hopeful features of the situation. Secondly, there is need for the development  of a spirit of helpfulness, e\7en to the extent of personal sacrifice, in  order that the more fortunately placed ones will rally to the assistance of the less fortunate. In n w7ord, these more difficult times  should develop a strong community spirit.pf helpfulness and cooperation.-, ^-   '���������;'"���������;* . Y\-   -.-__    ���������   ���������'���������'     ';*.  While nobody ever welcomes adversity, it^uoist bel reniembered  that it is in.that hard school that really strong men^ and women  are developed.     When everything in life moves smoothly, without  any great difficulty or obstacle in the way, the individual becomes  soft, loses initiative, becomes weak and lacking in character.     It is  the struggle to overcome,.to achieve, to win,.that makes real men  and creates strong characters.     The man who, overwhelmed by adversity, lies down, is a failure and'would ultimately prove a f-ailure  even under normal and less trying conditions.     But "the man worth  while is the man who can smile when everything goes dead wrong."  And he is the man who will triumph in the end, and in thd more  '��������� successful and brighter days to come, will look back with grim satisfaction and a deep joy to the dark days in which he struggled and  achieved, and won not only worldly success, but strength of char-  *  acter to meet whatever life might bring to him.    *  Toe   Walking   Develops  Strength  Walking on the heel is the attitude  of civilized man alone. The people  of the woods, who are much superior.  in their muscular development, all  walk Qn the toe,'"as do the lower animals. Taking this suggestion, a  French doctor is-prescribing a course  of toe walkings for patients who are  deficient in chest development.  Fletcher's Gastoyia is strictly a remedy for Infants aad Children  Foods are specially prepared for babies.   A baby's medicine  , is even more essentia! for Baby. Remedies primarily prepared  for grown-ups are not interchangeable. It was the need of  a.femedy for ike common, ailments of Infants and Children  that brought Castoria before the public after years of research,  and no claim has been made for it that its us<s for over 39������  years has not proven. .       ^ :  What is CASTORSA?  Castoria is a harmless substitute for Castor Oil, Paregoric,  Drops and Soothing <$yrupsB It |s pleasant. It contains,  neither Opium, Morphine nor other narcotic substance. Its'  age is its guarantee. For mo?e than thirty years it has  been in constant use for the relief of Constipation, Flatulency,  Wind Colic and Diarrhoea; allaying Feverishncss arising  therefrom, and by .regulating the Stomach and "Bowels, aids  the assimilation of Food; giving healthy and natural sleep.  The Children's Comfort���������The Mother's Friend.  pENUiNi  i \j>  a*n  Bears the Signature of  ;  w^  i\  THE CAUSE OF BACKACHE  Only  in   Rare  Cases  Does  Backache  Mcsft Kidney Trouble ���������������  Every muscle in the    body    needs  constantly'_;a supply of i-ich red blood.  in .proportion to the   work   it   does.  The muscles of the baek are under a  heavy strain and have but little rest.  When the blood is    thin   they    lack  nourishment, and the result is a sensation of pain in those muscles. Some  people think pain in the back means  kidney trouble, but the best medical  authorities   agree   that backache seldom    or   never    has anything to do  with   the   kidneys.     Organic kidney  disease ' may Yaave/   progressed to a  critical    point    without developing a  pain in the back.      This heing  the  case, pain in the back should always  lead the sufferer to look to the condition of his blood.     It will.be found  in    most   cases    that the use of Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills to build up the  blood will stop the sensation of pain  in   the   ill-nourished muscles of the  back.     How much better it is to try  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills for the blood  than to give    way    to   unreasonable  alarm about your   kidneys.     If   you  2ftVw  in use- ror yvefw x ears  TNH CKNTAUR COMPANY, (ttSW YORK CITY  Making a Speech  A Scottish minister was once -Usked;  how long he w*>uld require "to prepare:  a speech.     "That depends," he said,  "upon how mucb\ time I am to occupy  in its delivery.     If I am to speak for!  a   quarter   of an hour 1 should like  a week to prepare; if I /am to speak  for half an, hour, three days will do; \  if s I -am   to go on as long ai_I like,  I am ready   now."���������Belfast   Weekly  News.  Bal!oon*|  Rise to 90,000 Feet  Miniature balloons carrying scientific instruments for recording atmospheric conditions have risen as high  as 90,000 feet before bursting* when  the instruments are brought down by  a parachute, y-% '-  Governor-General Given Degree  Lord Byng Honored By University at  Toronto  The   honorary   .degree of doctor of  laws was conferred upon Lord Byng,  governor-general of Canada,   by   the  Presume Dr. McKay Died In Arctic  Last Seen in'February 1914 Bound for  Wrangel Island  Edinburgh probate court has given  leave to the heirs of Dr. McKay, a  member of Stefansson's Canadian Arc-  Miller's Worm Powders, being In  demand everywhere, can bo got at  any chemist's or drug shop, at very  small cost. They are a reliable remedy for worm troubles and can be fully  relied upon to expel worms from the  system and abate the sufferings that  worms \ cause. There are many  I mothers that rejoice that they found  -���������--.- -, ., rr-   ,    .      -      I available so effective a remedy for the  suspect your kidneys, any doctor can  relief of their clliidren.  make tests in ten. minutes that will  "For years Mother Graves' Worm  Exterminator has ranked aa a reliable  worm ^preparation and it always maintains its reputation.  .   Plafinfi^Once Worthless  Platinum, which is now worth much  more'than igold, " was    once   thrown,  aside as a worthless by-product.  University    of  -~.~,i.0...~,~ tic expedition party, to presume that  expressed'1'0 (loctor 1S dead. McKmley, a  and   said .memt>er ot the scientific staff of Stef-  Toronto.  the  ceremony,  Lord  Byng  appreciation of the honor          . ,        4    _ ...���������   . .   ,  that  in   the   universities   of   Canada f^sson's party, testified before the pro-  more than in any other place, were to  set your fears at rest, or tell you the  worst. But in any event to be perfectly healthy you must keep the  blood in good condition, and for this  purpose no other medicine can equal  Dr.. Williams' Pink Pills.  You can get,these. pill3 ��������� through  any dealer in medicine, or by mail at  50 cents a box or six, boxes for $2.50  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  he found all that was best and most  inspiring in the rising generation.  Civilization and modern social  needs, Lord Byr*g said, had advanced'  past the time when faith and a  strong arm. were fell that w&3 required o? a ra.an. He emphasised  the importance o! science and declared he believec! the present horror's  of war were due Quito as much from  the disappearance of the brain worker  fa r.'Or.trr'i. as from any other' cattfe.  et  Fear G*****-���������������>an Dumping  BftiRian btifllnesfi men are complaining of German dumping and are demanding preventive measures. German Bales to Belgium, they say, have  been incre&t-sing rapidly.   , ���������  bate court that^when the vessel was  crushed by pack' ice north of Herald  Island, the party separated into two  bodies and started for the land.  Dr. McKay's section was seen on  February 16. 1914; bound for Wrangel  Island, witness stated, and no further  news of the members had been received. Undoubtedly, he feaid, they  had perished in the storm.  Christine Nilssen, the noted operatic soprano, died at Copenhagen, Nov.  22nd.  Murdered!  , Must Be 18 To Drive  No boy less than 18 years of age is  permitted to drive an automobile or  truck for hire in Illinois, #nd every  one \yho operates a motor vehicle for  hire or compensation of any kind  must have a chauffeur's license.  Ready-made Medicine.���������You need no  physician ^for'Ordinary ills when you  have at hftnd a pottle of Dr. Thomas'  Eclectrie; OlhYFor coughs, colds, sore  throat, bronchial troubles, it is invaluable, for scalds, burns, bruises, sprains  it is unsurpassed, while for cuts, sores.  and the like^it is an unquestionable  healer.. It Jfeeds no testimonial other  than the use, and that will satisfy anyone as to" its effectiveness.  Conquers  Constipation  Don't let constit������tion poitoayourUood  and curtail your energy.  II your 1 brer and bowel*  don't work prop- tf-^WVtrKTWV  CARTER'S       ��������� M013-3***+  tJm-tU   liver  1*1114  today  and   your  trouble wM        puma.  For dlndneaa, lack oi appetite,  headache ind Wotchy ���������kin  nothing  Mil -Mtoal them.   Purely Wjwttble.  Pmm������.II IM08*���������fUinuMklB Oom���������SmmII Price  KSriT?:.".:  U7&  join I  Reduced by Asthma. Tho constant  strain of asthma brlngB the patient  to a dreadful state of hopeless exhaustion. Early use should by all moans  bo made of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma  Remedy, which acts quickly and surely on the air passages and brings  blessed help and comfort. No homo  where asthma Is present in the ,last  degree should*bo without this remedy.  The Last of the Battleships  Launching  Put right out of business, a "whole  family not of good honest folks, but of  Corns���������sore, troublesome corns that  sting and bite. Putnam's Corn Extractor is tho only painless sure"relief  for corns, ^ never fails, 25c everywhere.  Interest at  i  Haa Peculiar  This Time  The Japanese battleship Kaga, displacing 39.900 tons and embodying in  her armament and armor every ascertainable lesson of tho groat war, took  the water recently at Kobe. , Tho  American battleship Maryland, with a  tonnage of 33,r>90, had her final tests  and the West Virginia, another ship  of th*/ same class, was launched at  Newjvort News, These Incidents have  u peculiar Interest at tlie moment because th*������y may be the last of the sort  to occur for many years lo come. It  Ih even possible that those are the last  of the grim tribe of buUIenliii-H,���������New  York Globe.  Charity  Weary - Hobo.���������-"May I , cut your  grass tor a meal, ma'am?"  Lady oJ_ the House.���������"Oh, don't  trouble to put it. You're welcome to  eat it ott the ground."  The ease with which corns and  warts can bo removed by. Holloway's  Corn Remover is its strongest recommendation.     It seldom fails.  Minard's Liniment for Garget in Cows  Special Holiday Fares  Canadian   National.  Giving   Reduced  ,  "Rates For Home Visitors  As the Christmas Holiday Season  approached many people Jn the West  look forward to spending some time  with relatives and friends in tlie East.  Taking this into consideration, the  Canadian National Railways have  made arrangements to issue tickets at  greatly reduced rates from stations in  Alberta, Saskatchewan and Winnipeg  West in'Manitoba, .to * any point in  Eastern Canada, These tickets will  be sold from December 1st, 1921, to  January lfeth, 1922, and are good for  return within throe months rfrom date  of' issue. Any Canadian National  Railway Agent will be glad to supply  further information, and, If you desire,  will assist in planning your M;rip. ���������>  Gains 70 Pounds a Minute ��������� ��������� ��������� ~*  Earth, that is the world we live on,  gains wei^hV^t"the fate of about 70  pounds per minute. ; To be e&act, the  extra weight is 4,250 pounds' hourly,-  or 59 tons per day. In a year the!  accumulation is 11,435 tons. .1  The first pair of spectacles was  mado by Alexander de Spina, a monk  who lived in Florence in the latter  half of tho thlrtocnlh century.  ST    JT.   V.    1397  Bamboo    Ih  In Iriflo f.iilmi.  iinecr for pHpc.rmnklng  Mlnnrd'ft Lini-^**^ 'nr Colt'o, ������fttc  Qcotland of Course Y  He was giving his new aeroplane  a trial, and all wont well until ho  found himself directly ovre a football  ground where a match wao in pro-  gross. There was a sharp repprjt.'and  a few minutes later he was lying on  the ground with a grout?" of club offl-  clkla bending over him.  Aa he, opened his eyes, the club  socretary, with a sigh of relief, touched .him. gently on the shoulder.  "Ah," ha murmured. "I'm glad  you've come rouhdi* I don't think  you paid your admission money, did  you?"  Camels die without warning, much  tho same as a car stops from lack of  oil.  Minard's Liniment for Oistemptr  ARE YOU A TIRED,  WORN-OUT WOMAN ?  Every Woman Needs a Tonic and  ��������� Nervine at Some Period of Her Lifo  Toronto, Ont.���������-"Ae a tonic and  builder I can highly recommend Dr.  Pierce'a Favorlt-e  Prescription to:  tired and rundown women. X  am the mother ol  eight children and  have frequently  had need of such  t. tonio but did  not know what to>  take until my slsv  ter gave me some  ot the Tftvorlt*  Proscription,*  which Bhe herself had found to be  good; It was exactly the tonlo my  syBtera. required and one bbttle did  wonders for me, eo I take pleasure la  telling others, hoping that they will  giye the .'Prescription' a trial and b������  benefited just as I have been."���������Mr*.  Elizabeth Taylor, 261 Ontario St.  HEALTH IS MOST VITAL TO YOU  Hear What This Woman Says  Londoh, Ont.���������"I can highly reconv  mend pr. Pierce's Favorite Prescription to the oxpectant mother. I waa  In a terribly run-down state. Waa  very wealc and nervoue dlid suffered  with. nauBea. J. was miserable until  I bogan 'taking Dr. Pierce's iTaVorlta-  Prescription, but my strength returned very quickly and my general  health was bettor after taking It. My  baby was strong and healthy, too, and  bas never seen a stole day."���������Mrs,  Harry Harris, 195 William St,  Goto your neighborhood drug stor������  at onoe and obtain this Presorlptlom  of Dr. Pteroa'a In tablets or liquid, or  send 100 to Dr. Pleroe's Laboratory  In Bildgeburg,.. Ont, for trial pkg.  tablets and write tot t-a* oonfldentlal  medical $&vlo&  AZl  i\  i  .���������jf vH  .i"i  -.><'������������������--- .  /  ache bSyx&w* chesxch* a s&[  /������������������ ������>���������-  ���������* /c***--'  >��������� ;  Financial Conditions Of  ���������. Ij4  _ _ _ ^I^JJ, v Y  ilAe  WESTERN EDITORS  During The Fast Yea:  &~  Ottawa.���������In a statement handed!  out, Sir Henry Drayton, minister of'  finance, reviews the financial condition,of ^Canada. He finds thatr business conditions have' slowly buf surely improved during the. past year, and  declares that Canadians ' may well  look to the future with contidence.  The statement is as follows:  Notwithstanding a year of tailing  values and business difficulties tho  finances of the country have been  wonderfully maintained. The re-  ' venue, exclusive, of railways���������the fell  consolidated fund revenue���������instead of  falling off as in December, has 'increased.  The following statement shows the  amount of this revenue set out for  the eight ' months' period, i.e., down  io December 1, for the past eight  years:  {> 1914, $81,407,910.50; 1915, ������92,094,-  683.06; 1916, 3127,740,725.58; 1917,  $149,888,100.26; 19185"?167,015,849..-54:  1919,- $188,218,375,38; 1920, $264,973,-  E86.91;   1921,  $265,821.03.     ,  The significance of tlii-; result is  greater when it is realized Unit in the  current year in this period only $68,-  608,628 has been collected by customs, as against $124,376,063 in 1920,  a drop of $55,767,435. This deficiency  has been more than made up in income tax collections, which amounted  to ������70,585,948.  Business conditions have slowly  but surely , improved ihrough the  year.  The reLurns from* the sales' tax- will  improve, and that^loss in customs revenues , as compared with the corresponding period last year,- will  either altogether cease -or bebome  very much less.  Given courageous administration, a  recognition of the superior condition  of the country as compared* with  others/of its possibilities and advantages, of * the necessity, of; work - and  development, Canadians canr ,well  look to-the. future with confidence.  iliiag To  Trade With Germany  Vancouver. _���������* The Vancouver  Province carries the following  cable from Sydney,- N.S.W.: Premier Hughes proposes to issue a  proclamation removing restrictions-on trade with Germany. The-  new foreign postal rates from  Australia are now,, fourpence, a  big increase from the former rate  of two and a halfpence. The  British Empire rates are unchanged.  mi  me Japanese Treaty  ������������������   y*       '* v ������������������      j*     ���������*  ,r'   -'*r*S      '. '** *      -'        -  ���������   -**?������"'/'���������HSR.���������������������������  "���������"-$������*   ��������� Sit  .r 4  TT-  rwtffry  jA%mZ-  Cannot Evolve Plan  *2^*m^m TS*��������� JL tm-T   * Tm.   ���������- ~ ���������   m*\  ������  estern Wheat Pool  w.  It.    Peddle, .Publisher   of  Herald, Wawota, Sask.  The  President   Harding   Does   Not  -Regard  - Compact as Affecting  Principal  Islands of Japan  Washington. ��������� President Harding,  it was said at the White House, does  not regard the four-power Pacific  treaty as covering the principal island possessions in the Pacific, while  the main Japanese group occupies the  position of a party to the treaty rather than a possession.  The United \ States delegation on.  the** other hand agreed with the representatives of the' powers before  the treaty was signed that the principal Japanese group were to be covered under the agreement along with  all the other Pacific islands under  "the sovereignty of the United States,  Great Britain, France and Japan.  President Harding announced in a  public statement that the differences in views as to the application  of the new treaty would not be permitted to embarrass the work of the  Washington conference.  Unemployed Of  f alffarv (WattiVf  x~ ~m~^-0*,~ J    . mr-������}���������-.���������������������������rn  Demand-* Work at Union Wage's and  ,���������.. AboJition~of Charity Board  Calgary.���������Organization  of  the   unemployed * was"    effected at a ��������� mass  meeting of over 500 held here.   "  A central eouncil was named, including representatives of the trades  and labor council, and other similar  bodies, with a proportion of two to  one of unemployed.  .A .firm attempt . will be made to  secure alleviation, Cor the present  distressful conditions no\y .existing  In the city in which 3,000 are out of  employment. Determination to pursue iir m but peaceable means to  bring about their wishes' was expressed! The gathering demanded  work at'union-wages, or the equivalent in cash, and the abolition of the  charity board which .has been handling the relief work. Unemployed in  other cities are being asked to cooperate.  PvAnn������A    at mm.    l?������������������"r������sl     ss5������srfrfesea������  i. .^SpaitS  ivi   ������ivj������������    vt&ts&siug  Westminster Abbey,to be Scene of  Interesting Ceremony v  London���������it is reliably reported  that the yaredding of Princess Mary,  daughter' of King George and Queen  Mary, to Viscount Lascelles, will take  place in Westminster Abbey The  ceremony will probably be performed  some time between February 20 and  April I.'  It is announced that the Earl of  Bltham, nephew, of Queen Mary, is  bethrothed to".*. Dorothy Hastings, a  niece of the Earl of Huntingdon.  The Earl of Eltham was born in  October, 1895. He is the oldest son  pf the Marqtiis of Cambridge.  Toast New State  Jap Steamer l.n Trouble  Portland, ,. Ore. ���������.The Japanese  steamer Texas Maru from Portland,  Dec. 15 for Kobe reported1" by wireless that she was leaking,badly and  had lost two men' ove.rboai*d asTa result oLa storm encountered 900" miles  off the mouth, of the Columbia River.  She had a crew of .48 and, a mixefT  cargo valued at $338,000.  Delegates Cancel Reservation  Washington,���������The , British delegation cancelled reservation made' on  the steamer sailing from New York,  Dec. 31. 'It was stated members of  the delegation think there is little  chance ,df their being able to leave  before the middle of January.  Japs Book Passage Home  Washington.���������In the expectation of  an early completion of matters of immediate Impor.tanco before the Washington conference, members of the  Japanese delegation and their various  staffs have tentatively booked the entire capacity of the steamer, Shlnyo  -Maru, Bailing from San Francisco,  January 24, for their return to Japan.  Be fair to your local merchants.  Ask to see his goods and compare  prices before sending your money to  the mall order houses. You will find  that it pays.  Appeal   Made at a  Dinner, in   London  For Irish  Unity  London.���������A toast to the Irish Free  Stater the first on record, was given  at a dinner of the Society of St. Patrick. It was proposed^ by General  Sir Hubert De La Pper Gough, commander of the British, Fi^th Army timing the war, and ;an* Irishman by  birth. ��������� General ^ougli'.. appealed to  all Englishmen and .Irishmen to clasp"  hands in friendship. Z      ��������� -  ��������� Miss Collins, a -- sister of Michael  Gotiins, responded to-General Gough,  saying she hoped Irish unity would  be achieved.  * The diners gave three cheers for  Mr. Collins.  France Accepts  Naval Agreement  Acceptance   of   U.s7- Proposal    With  Certain Reservations  Washington���������Acceptance" by France  with reservation in the United. States  proposal   of   175,000    tons in capital  jships   each   for   France "  and    Italy,  swept the arms conference forward to  its next major problem���������the submarine issue.      Italy, it was  stated officially, has already accepted the" 175,-  000 ton figure, conditioned only on its  acceptance by France.  Formal announcement of French  acceptance* and details of French reservations apparently were reserved  by the sub-committee of 15 for the  full naval committee of the conference. The sub-committee did break  its silence sufficiently, however, to  publish the messages exchanged by  ��������� Secretary Hughes, and Premier Bria'nd  whi6h led up to the action of the  French delegation. The ' messages  were read and discussed by the subcommittee but the official communique disclosed no more than the texts  of the cables.  The premier's message showed that  reservations attached to acceptance  of the 175.000 capital ship tonnage  had to do with "light cruisers, torpedo boats and submarines." This  has served to bring the conference to  a standstill until the submarine issue  can be solved, when the five-power  capital ship agreement will be completed automatically. It is assumed  the full naval committee was called  to lay out a programme for the dia  cussion of submarines and anti-submarine craft, as the two are interwoven, in French and British opinion.  This    implies    that    the    auxiliaryf  craft    elements   of the plan must be  shaped into agreement before the conference committees can return to ratify th'e capital ship agreement.  Liquor In Transit  Windsor, Ont.���������Bottles of liquor  having broken seals can be carried  from one lawful - place to another,  providing that the seals are not broken while the liquor is in transit, Jduge  Gimdy ruled in the local*- police court  in dismissing a charge against Joseph  Earl Drouillard, Ford, Ont, on a  charge of having liquor in an unlawful place. :":--:���������  Chief Magistrate In Yukon  Staff-Se rg-cani  Four Majority In Ont. Government  Toronto.���������Officials of the Ontario  . Government figure out a* majority of  four, members of the Legislature over  all opposition as a result of the polling In the bye-eloctiijn in North Oxford, when D. M. lloss, the Government candidate, was elected. This  was o farmer gain from tho Liberal  column.  $20,000 Organ Burns  Calgary.-���������An almost now organ in  Trinity Metliitylist Church, - Calgaryr  was destroyed toy ijro and water, although the building itself escaped  with a $5,000 scorching. Electric  wires lit tho organ, loft are blamed.  The Insurance was $5,000.  f** ���������' '"" ���������""���������������   ���������������������������'���������  I'.!' "'���������.;���������-���������������������������' .!!.   ���������I.ii"glg"i"g  W.   N.   XT.   1400  or     i-cpyai    vanaaian  Mounted  Police  Is'Oldtlmer in   .  '**   e " Country.  Dawson, Y.T���������Staff-Sergeant Dempster, of the Royal Canadian Mounted J.-  Police, bas been appointed chief  magistrate' for the" Mayo silver district. Notice of his appointment  was received from Ottawa, His  position will be that of first officer of  the justice branch for the Mayo district. He will have the authority of  a coroner and will be in control of  the mounted police detachment, ih  that district.  Sergt. Dempster is an oldtimer in  the Yukon. In his- capacity of  nipunted policeman he has made the  500-mile trip -from Dawson to Fort  MacPherson beyond the Arctic Circle,  fourteen, times. He was In charge  of the expedition which recovered the  .bodies of Capt. Fitzgerald and his  party, which perished* in a storm  while on mounted police business'between Great Slave Lake and Dawson.  ._��������� Winnipeg.���������The special wheat pool  "committee of the Canadian Council of '  Agriculture in its report submitted no  the councils-finds it impossible to  evolve a scheme for the estabiish-  "taent of a wheat pool on "the lines  laid d6wn by the Council of Agriculture.    .  The committee- was appointed by  the council at its meeting in Winnipeg in October, 1920, and has held  five meetings. ,. In addition much  study^, has been given between sessions by "its individual members to the  matters entrusted to the committee,  the report states, A������he report was  adopted after a lengthy discussion.  An alternative plan for a pool was  submitted to the committee, the report states, but on account of the  "expressed sentiment in Saskatchewan favoring the re-establishment of  the Canadian Wheat Board," the  committee made no recommendation  on the plan.  The work originally entrusted to  the committee was to ascertain if the  conditions laid down by the council  for the establishment of a wheat pool  couId*"be fulfilled and latterly to make  alternative suggestions, if , deemed  advisable.  The essential conditions laid down  were principally as follows:  (1) A minimum of f60 per cent. of.  the wheat to be-assured to the pool  by enforcable five-year contracts for  the delivery of all their wheat by the  participating farmers.'  ^2)* Arrangement with country  -elevators for the handling of the  wheat of the pool.*"  (3)'    Necessary   financial   arrangements, presumably to enable the pool  management to make cash advances  without hedging or sale until it were  thought wise; and, -  (4)    Certain    amendments    to the  Canada Grain Act.  The committee, in its findings on  these conditions"beIieves - that under  existing conditions' it would' not- be  possible to secure such contracts assuring delivery to the pool for five  years of all tbe Wheat ^of "farmers  raising 60 per cent, of the total, and  that if a sufficient number of farmers  could bo induced to sign such contracts many of them would "find it difficult, if not impossible, to fulfill their  obligations and contracts. Negotiations for handling and. for the financing of the project could not be carried  very far without* first being able to  assure volume jind -continuity, the  finding states. 'The committee did  not, therefore,, enquire into these  matters to any gr^t... extent jYbut it  doubts that a great pooling undertaking under contracts would receive  friendly co-operation from the lin-i  elevator companies.  ArraignB Lloyd George  Dublin.���������Mary MacSwiney, sister of  the'late'lord mayor of Cork, who died  in a hunger strike in a* prlSon in England) last year, severely arraigned  Prime Minister Lloyd George in  speaking againsty the Anglo-Irish,  treaty in the Dail Elreann, Sho characterized tho British Prime Minister  as "an unscrupulous scoundrel.'"  Manitoba Shows Deficit For Year,.  Winnipeg.���������Manitoba publlo accounts for 1921 show a deficit of $650,-  000 when presontod to the provincial  legislature late in January. This is  tlie largest deficit shown for some  years. Increased cost of maintenance of government, mothers' allowances and -aids ; to ngrieulturev lire  largely responsible for surpluses of  past years beiug wiped out, it was  stated.  Towns Get Benefit  B.C. Makes Big Profit On $������le Of  Liquors  Victoria, B.C.-���������The Government of  British Columbia is distributing $200,-  000 of liquor, profits among the towns  and municipalities of the province.  For the period, June 15 to September  SO, the net profits on liquor sales under government control were $541,-  606, and municipalities have been  granted by the government half tlie  net liquor profits, less what is set  aside as required by the act for a reserve fund. Into this fund $140,000  of the profits for the foregoing period  Is placed. The division of the profits  is according to population.  Vancouver's share lfl $64,750 and  Victoria's $20,588.  ������������������-Baltimore Sun  WILL IT ftr AU,0P6fYAftON OR A MANICURE?  Calgary.���������Oi-ganteatlon of the unemployed was effected at a mass  meeting.of over 500 hold In Calgary.  A central council wan named, including representatives of the trades and  labor -council and other similar fco*$  of unemployed,  . Por High Cemmlstlonershlp r  London.���������Lord Shaughnessy's name  Is going the rounds here In connection  with the Canadian high commission-  ershlp in London, although nothing  has been said suggesting that this is  anything more than ���������mere gossip.  Many Canadians here think Hon. 11.  S. Belnnd will he a suitable successor  to Sir Georgo Perley.  Dissolve Parliament In Portugal  Lisbon.���������A decreo was Issued, signed hy nil the ministers of tho Portu  guese Cabinet, dlsaolvlng Parliament  lea, with > proportion of two to on������*Und fixing January 8 as the date ac  holding a general election. m~m  v-ii'  pa  P  ii'-.  Irg  II  iff  M  !<**=  Ifc'  i  ������'*fl  I'i*'  1  Ir-  ll:  I*--  ���������tOS^r*^   AHE CBES3WS  BEVgEW  Anglican Church Services  V  SUNDAY, JAN.  1  SIRDAR ,-CRESTON  10 and 10=30 a.m  n QIS tn  nv  , .vjvj  xi...,.  Best Wishes are Extended  our Customers and  Friends that the  New Year may be a  Happy One.  Local and Personal  Beattie-  Limited  Oatway  To Everyone  Happy  Healthy  and  Prosperous  1922  Cow Fob Saxe���������Jersey, just freshened.   A. Wesling, Canyon.  Dr. Lille, dentist, will pay his riext  visit to Creston January 3rd to 8th.  Fob Sale:���������Milk cow, just freshened,  Also set light buggy harness. F, K.  Smith. Creston.  House Fob Rent���������Six-room house  for rent, newly built, comfortable, IS.  Driffil, Creston.  Frank Ebbutt is. home from B.C.  University, Vancouver, for the Christmas holidays with his parents here.  C. O. Rodgers is a business .visitor  at Cranbrook and Fort Steele this  week, on a work horse buying ti-ip.  Leslie Mawson of Wycliffe was a  Sunday and Monday Christmas visitor  with his parents, Mr. nnd Mrsr- T.  Mawson.  Miss Selma Anderson, who has been  attending business college at Nelson  the past term, is home for the Christmas holidays.  Fob Sale���������Magnet cream spparator.  No. '2 bairel churn, and a registered  Jersey heifer 29 sjonths' old. P. R.  Truscott, Creston.  Mr. Speers, sr.. arrived from Grassy  X,ake. Alta., the latter part of the  week, and will spend a few weeks with  his son, S. A. Speers.  .,  Mr. and Mrs. $W. Osborne* of Medicine Hat, Alta., were Christmas visitors with Valley friends, and weie  guests of Mr. and Mrs.- Bert Norris.  * Staples Fruit Co., Ltd., is now occupying their new quarters in the old  Speers store at the corner of Wilson  Aye. and Fourth Street, which they  have leased for 1922.     -  Miss Elsie*Hendren of the. Dominion  Telephone :������Sc: Telegraph systems staff,  Vernon, arrived on Friday to spend  the Christmas holidays with her .parents and other Creston friends.  Const. -Erigle, who ���������'��������� Was rthe first  officer in* charge of the Crefston detachment of the R.C.M.P., but'who is  now located at: Barons; Alta.',' spent a  few days with friends.Jjere; Igst week.  BERT NORRIS  Next Bevan*e Garage  Reg. Watson was hpift'e fr-btii Cran  brook for Christnjas holidays with his  pat-eats, Mr. arid Mr8.,^..,,S^ Watson.  Mr. Striidwick of Kitdhener "was also  a holiday guest of liir. aricT Mrs. Watson.    '��������������������������� -p z \P-~ :'.'".'��������� Z ������������������*���������'    'Z:~  Miss Phyllis Lyne, who. is-in charge  of domestic science work*.; iii "one'*-of  Portland's suburban high: schools, arrived on Sunday for ^th^Christriias  week .vacation with hev- parents, Mr.  and Mrs. H. Lyne..-        .;./..'���������?.--        ��������� ������������������' '  . Baby Gladvs, the doll raffled by the  ladies of Holy Crosi& Ch\ireh, and,  which was drawn for at: the Beattie-  Oatway store i>n* Christmas eve, was  won by Mrs. Lafloinbotn of Wynndel.  Some 200 tickets were sold on the  doll. ���������'":*-.���������  Mr. and Mrs. and Miss F. Erickson  of ^Invermere ���������* were Christmas week  Visitors in Oreston^ -guests of Mr. and  Mrs. O. G. Bennett. Mr. Walsh of  Lethbridge was another holiday visitor at the Bennett home.  Postmaster Gibbs reports this year's  Christmas postal business���������incoming  and outgoing-r-100 per cent, heavier  than a year ago.in every detail. For  the Friday - and Saturday preceding  Christmas it was necessary to employ  two extra clerks/  All returned mtn are reminded of  the get-together l-in the clubrooms on  Saturday, night, Dec. 31st. There will  be smokes, eats, music, etc, etc., absolutely free of charge of everyone overseas man is asked to attend and will  be royally welcomed.  For Saturday night, Dec. 31st, the  Grand is offering a super special feature film in "The Mark of ^orro," in  which thc oldtime Creston favorite,  Douglas Fairbanks, stars. No better  picture has been' seen Jhere all year,  and you'll be sorry if you miss it.  - Mrs Foreman and* Alex. Lidgate  are booked to provide the music at the  old and new time' dance the ladies of  Holy Cross Church are giving in the  Parish Hall on Friday evening. De  cem ber 13th. The affair is under the  patronage of Col. and Mrs. Lister.  Mv- and Mrs. Jas, Cook left on Tuesday on a trip to Eastern Canada, and  will spend the next two month's with  friends at Brampton, Toronto and  other Ontario centres, and returning.  will haye a few days stay with old ac������  quaintances - at Medicine Hat and  Winnipeg.  Miss Olive McLarty of Vancouver is  a yuletide visitor with Mrs. Stocks.  Miss McLarty, who spent the summer  of 1817 here bas since.. completed a  course* in training at Vancouver General H6sjpital,f- khd'v^was one of *the  graduating elassof nurses' at that institution thissuhariver.-     ^  '  School re-opens on Tuesday morn*-  niiig with two 'new teachers on the  staff. Miss^Davidson replacing Miss  Irvine in Division TIL:, aind Miss Foster succeeding ]$fr&Y McLeod. The  trustees are particularly fortunate iti  securing the latter, aslshe is an experienced primary; iristructolrY*    ;. YY v ,  E. C. Gibbs was the winner of .the  billiard cue which was giyen as a'prifce  by Manager French of the Exchange  Billiard; Hally in a-guessing contest as  to~the number of beans in a jar, $ynich  was open to his poof"and' billiardV*1,  roxis. Mr. Gjb.bs guessed 4500, and th<  jar held 4427.  ���������IS-  John  Ryckman -wa&  rtr.Xi0-x~.Xit   rx~'AttOt*  prizewinners amongst the^ladies were  Mrs.1 Garland ahd   Mrs.   Erickson   of  -r_ '..j..���������     ms������-vY   Mm,     Henderson  carrying off the consolation prize. The  gentlemen high scorers were C. B.  Garland iind C. M. Brousson. About  midnight a Ysuruptuous- lunch was  served, and- this was followed by an  informs*! dance to excellent music by  the Foreman-Lidgate orchestra.  To the many friends whose  steady patronage ,we so gratefully appreciate we extend the  Season's Greetings, with wishes  for  a  Happy and  Prosperous  New Year  SA  SPEERS  . Sam Hatfield, who 'until a couple of  years ago was in charge of the Fourth  street barber shop and pool hall, but  now located at Saginaw, Tdic-u., arrived in Creston on Sunday to look  after some business interests. He was  for a time in the garage line at Detroit, but is again barbering, * being  the owner of a fiye-chair shop.in Saginaw. . .-   v  Jim Johnston is in charge of a crew  of three men who are busy at bridge  overhauling in this section. The bolts  in the new high level at Canyon have  received first attentiqp and the.other  Canyon bridge by the C.P.R. is now  being looked after. Arrow Creek and  Goat River crossing bridges are also  due to reeeiye some very much needed  repairs.  Creston orchestra has - been diligently practising for the past ten days and  Manager Rodgers assures the best of  nsusie for the annua! masquerade ball  in the Grand Theatre ballroom on  Monday night. January 2nd, with  dancing to start at 9 o'clock. . The ad  mission (supper extra) will be $1  to gentlemen and 60 cents to ladies.  Four excellent prizes are being ,-'giy^o  as costume prizes.  Just to demonstrate that she was-tn  the real Christmas humor a White  Orpington pullet ih the flock - of K.  KJ^isfc on Sunday morning produced  an egg that measured 9$ inches lengthwise, with a girth of 7J inehes, and to  ,safeguard the hen fruit against such  contingencies as cold weatherand the  owner being away from home for the  holiday, biddy enclosed the egg in a  double shell���������each of them separate  and distinct from the other.  Mr. aikd Mrs. F. E. Loveday were  boxuig night host and hostess to a  large company of friends in the Parish  Hall, the features of the at home being cards and dancing.     At whist the  BS  A;feature ofthe' S^^day School '<m-  'r  mum f gmr  II* Bi  tn  All  Mil  LiAZy  hei-^axument in jsonnpc^rpn pvyith. tbe  Methodist Church on Thursday night  was the presehtAtibb-%"f il'^te a well-  filled purse to Pastor-Knox as a little  token of appreciation'of* the.unselfish  efforts be has put forth both on behalf  of the Sunday school as well as the  congregation. *  P-"  Alex. Duperry, who left here about  four months ago. intending to make  an extended : sojourn "amongst old  friends: and old scenes in the old home  country of Switzerland;* arriyed back  just in time to spend Christmas with  Creston friends, and looking remarkably well as a result of the extended  vacation abroad.  '   -       .1     ~r   *���������'".-��������� ��������� ' '  . Came to the-,premises of- the undersigned at Camp Lister: Two mulley  cows; one red, with ������.brand, and the  other light roan.- '^rOwner* can have  same on paying all expenses. C  FRAMPTON, Camp Lister, B.C.    *  -N  yuiiitsiaifl!  LIMITED.  Theatre  SATURDAY  DEC  The annual meeting of Oreston Valley Rod & Gun Club is.set for to night  at 8 o'clock in the G. W. V. A. rooms in  the Mallandaine Block, and every  member id urged to be present. The  club has had an exceptionally useful  year and some interesting reports will  be submitted. E. Mallandaine is the  retiring president. "   -a  Local firiiifj are again remembering  their friends and patrons with the  usual oalendar, in the selection pf  which inost of them have shown excellent artistic taste. Mawson Bros,  remembrance if; of ii moro practical  sort. They, are giving their customers  a pair of ttnupsettable aluminum salt  and pepper shakers. Y  Fernie Free Preas: Geo. Mead, late  of the Imperial Bank staff here, but  recently with the bank at Greig, Sask.,  has severed his connection with that  concern and will take over thi^ management of his mother's fruit ranch at  Oreston. It is rumored that George  will shortly take unto himself a wife  from the city of Fertile.  R. B. Staples left on Monday on a  business vlBit to Vernon and other Okanagan points, during which ho will  make an inspection of some of the  grading machines and other equip*  ment in tho bigger, packing houses,  with a view to getting a line on the  bout before purchasing equipment for  the Erickson warehouse.  Merchants report quite a sat I factory OhristtnaH trade tjils year. While  tho total sales will,not approximate  those of tho past two years, the num������  berof buyers was fully as large nnd  the MHiial number of ChrlHtmna gifts  were, seemingly, exchanged. Christmas evo shopping this year was the  blggOHt on record. vtho corps of hist  minute buyers being unusuallyiarge.  The: great- hurricane of joy and excitement    in  from the 'All-StomVifeeWtj' NomsI "Be Curce cf Cdpi5fiano'  by Johnson MFCulley Directed by Pred Niblo.    ������  Brings to the screen a wholesome, qinqery mixture  of melpdrdma and vigorous, comedy, era m m e d  with whiii-vi/ind action, thrills* suspense and irresistible  funny angles; with nevera let-up in its headlong pace  from the very start to the rip-roaring, rdttlfng/  emSnently - satisfactory cl i max.  Ji  A  Wa  ''���������A,  <a  .vi  m  ���������;,'  ��������� \\  ���������J  PRICES:     Children 50c.   Adults 75c.  * wuw-'iV'*'**" *

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