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Creston Review Feb 17, 1922

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 >**���������������.  ���������tCA *->sf# ^y%%?^z  W--  .������������������v.i-'j'jjr-ps-x.-K'  r&P..  "It   T,t.  ^r^mz.  i ,-  ,.sii~'"   .*r.  -*>  -_������  *C*  HON  --.*  "'V/4'V'-'       ^  =7=  Vol. XIV.  CRESTON, B<-JX. FRIDAY,  FEBRUARY 17* 1922  ���������r r-  No. 2  ������*&-  y<  Mrs. 6. A, Hunt of Kitchener was a  week-end guest nf Mrfl. R. J. Long.  Eric-Crnlgie gdt &way on Monday to  Wycliffe. where lie has struck a job  and will remain /or some time.  Sleighing patties were the order of  the eyeqitfg on Friday, a load of  young people using hay burners for  the ride ioPortfeiH for the hard times  dance, ^nd there were , at least two  loads st. the U.F. whist1 and dance at  Oany������ssDity.  Mrs. and Mrs. IS. Botterill entertained at a most enjoyable,, progressing  Whist on Friday night, at whieh the  prize scores were made hy Mrs. Tlm-  i&Or.s aad F. J*. KiinggBstnstb. In addition to cards there were games and  music and a very tasty supper, the  evening being the most enjoyable  house party bas had fur some time.  A move that wl|l haye, the hearty  endorsation of all was that taken at  the United Farmers meeting on Tues  day night, when a committee was  named to investigate the matter of securing i\, site which can be used as a  community centre both for sport?,  etc., and on which a suitable common  ity building can be erected as well.  Another  commendable   move  was  made bv the-U.F. at this week's meet'  ing in the adoption   of a   wide open  door policy in' the conduct of allHhe.*..  meetings.   All the residents of Erick*  sjn are asked to attend and put for  ward any suggestions they -have* for  the geneial   benefit of  the  district.  Meetings are- held each Tuesday eve  ning and it is hoped irom now on there  Will be a big turnout of non-members,  who will leceive a royal welcome iB  helping develop  the ���������broadening  oisi  p >Iicy of Erickson local,  Wx C. Legrand of Nelsons arrived op,  __    ������-*i ,-1      3fr.00*.~_'lmK-*T&-** ^   --J   -  -J   --.r-���������'  M-^day Abtfljasaflken (3*6> ther man  1 Sr_i  has ; hald v^>nsiderable cooperative  store experience and with the string"  suppoj&the shareholders are pledged  CO g:v^h!ai shoolu-friake the store the  esired success. ��������� Announcement isd  made that from now od butter and  eggs will be accepted in exchange for  goods. Mrs. Legrand and two children accompany him and they are occupying tbe new house erected last fall  by M. R. Palmer on Main street*  /  ?' Q&ny&is City  . BiBTH���������At St. Eugene hospital,  Oranhrook/ on February 6th, to Mr.  and Mra. John Gartland, a son. Mother and boy have just returned to their  home here, and are doing well.  Canyon United Farmers have their  regular meeting on Saturday night,  itt the close of which will be a couple,  of hours of games, etc., and lunch.  Quite a number from here were at  Creston on Sunday night for the united seryice in Mercantile Hall, which  was addressed by Evangelist Roper,  who will take the seryice in the school,  house here op Sunday afternoon.  L. N. Leamy and Jim Maxwell  of  "Oreston are enjoying a business so  journ at Canyon City, driving team  .on t|io Company log haul i^t.present.  J   ���������   *  i -    - y    . '    -i       * ,;���������' y>' " ���������  Grower Kifer hus been lidded to the  force on the Johnson Bros, skidding  contract at Camp 8, witli a yiew jbo  wiuding up operations by about the  end of the month. ' ' ��������� ;> Y  The petition protesting against the  opening of a liq uur store in the Valley,  which has been circulated here, is  heavily signed. Some 70 names are  shown on it, while the last revised  voters jjlst had oply 84 voters for Canyon distriot.  The newest feature in tlio ontcraaln-  hient line will bo a mock Vial, which  tho literary society will put on some  time before the middle of March, and  which is being ribbed up under tho  direction of Messrs. Kolthiimmer and  VanAckeran.  Lojfia Faulkner left on Thursday for  Wuttsburg, to take on his now work  there aa flume boss, with Mrs. Faulk-  nor and tho children to follow shortly.  Much regret is expressed at their de*  pai-tiire.from Canyon; by their never-  failing kindness and helpfulness they  haye made a host of friends, whose  sincere good wishes go with them to  their new home.        -   ,  The United Farmers whilst and dance-  en Friday night was largely attended  and a most enjoyable social affair all  the way through. There was quite a  good attendance of Erickson and Lister people, and the prise winners at  cards were Miss Nissie McRobb and  Jack Burgess of Lister. The music  for the dance was high  m\t-4i������.  v4xm&&  was  provided by Mrs. Davie and Mr. Koll-  hammer, pianists; T, Mawsoq, violin  and G. Davie, drums. The collection  that was taken for tbe general fund  totalled $10*  The newly organized Methodist  Ladies Aid held a highly successful  afternoon tea"and sale of work at* the  Mission Hull on. St. Valentine's day���������  Tuesriay last,' tiie cash intake being  $31, which will be used in paying the  church lot. In oeportiug the Aid  officers in a recent issue we omitted  t e names of the vice-president, Mrs.  Tom Hfekey, and Mrs.* Guy Browell,  who was"cbosen treasurer. With such  a representative list of members- and  the eflflcientfofficers chosen tbe society  promises to accomplish much both socially and spiritually in. this area.  Red Cross Concert  SiSf&Hsenes*  Mr. and Mrs. Bagotte of Cranbrook  arrived in Kitchener last week, the  former taking the position of cook  with the Sash & Door Co. here.  B. Johnson   ind    daughter,   Ellen,  spent the week-end in Cranbrook.  Mr. and Mrs. Geo. Hunt spent the  week-end at their ran^h at Erickson.  or, hei-^betwoeirtrains '<*a Sunday.  Mrs'; Thomas ia ajiCranbrook visitor  ~h\~h week. -"        ���������.,  Miss Schmidt and  ,~ti.A.  - Next week'iipntertainment feature is the, ^Bed "Cross benefit concert which is being put on in the  Grand^The&fsr^ on Friday night.  Feb. 24tb, under tbe direction of  Mrs; Garlah^bd a eorps of able^  assistants. Y^e'hiye-had a look  at the programme *fbr the eyening  and have no hesitation in saying  itj8 quite the hest musical and literary offering that has yet been  submitted to a Creston audience,  and at the popular price of 75  cents to adults, and in aid of such  a worthy cause there should certainly be no Vacant seats in the  Grand on this-occasion. For both  the musical ahd literary numbers  the-best* !cca!\i������Ient has been secured and after three Peeks' of  careful rehearsing an eyening that  all the peopte^will thoroughly enjoy is absolutely assursd. " ~ \  Miss Clara Hant  ^Jieenion * issfc  week  guests of. Mrs. Henderson.  Messrs. Woodman and Spence haye  returned to Kitchener, after spending  a"few days ia Cranbrook.  Mrs. E. McGonegal   and   daughter  Haze], are Creston visitors at present.  Mr. and Mrs; Fransen spent a few a  days with old freinds at Moyie last-  week. -  J. McLeod of Cranbrook has the  contract of erecting the new school at  Yahk.  Boh* Smith of Moyie claims tb have  gotten 37 eggs from 88^Leghorn bens  one day last week. ^  A Greenwood poultry man asserts  that for the month of January he got  532 eggs from 84 hens.  Cranbrook Roman Catholics will  build a new rectory alongside the  church on Rowbury Avenue.  Grand Forks users of-electric light  are to be treated to a BQ per cent, raise  in rates at the flrst of March.  The Parish Hall operated * by the  English hureh at Cranbrook gather*  cd in $847 in rentals last year. ���������  There iuenow 200 telephones in use  at Grand Forks-ran Increase of at least  GO per cent, in the last four years.  Y The Kootenaian would like to see a  three-day old timers' re-unlon at Kaslo in con neotloif with the 24th of May  celebration.  Trail had a snowfall of eight inches  during January* AY-hjeh Is something  unusual at the* smelter Ifty, to hear  tho News tell it.  Tho weather has' boon so sow-re at  Kaslo the past month that even tho  keg of hard cider kept by the, local  blitcksihlth has frozen. ,  The Herald admits tliat even Pen*  tloton has had six weeks' straight of  real winter weather, with n conplo of  tsero touches early in January.  V  ' *  Wynnttei  W. H. ,Botts,v who has spent the  past six niontha'.in Lethbridge, Alta.,  retui-ned to his pome here on Saturday, and is busy putting things in  shape for spring'work on his ranch.  * *5 , _  The : United. Farmers' fortnightly  meeting- wAs hew in-tbe small school-  house on Thui-8dav night, routine business taking upmost of the time of  the session. P'-Uoftee was served at the  close of the busfhess session, and this  was followed-by ������an hour of social talk  and amu8eme!S&. '' -  .Wynndel Athletic Club had its annual meeting on Thursday Bight last at  the schoolhouse/ -when the following  officers were electa}* for this year:  '  "*    "iimm*.   '  Pre^identf^-Jijl^rWigen* i    _,.       ...  VicS-'Fresldent^C. Ogilvte.-  Secy-Trea8.'-^-Keai Dewar.  Dsrectots^-U.-Buttetfleld and H. A.  Bathie. jr. ;���������     ,A  - '-v Y        -",<  It was decidjed to abandon the monthly dues' system and S** adept ������3 -annual  fee of $1.30 instead. Meetings will be  beld in 'the Clubhouse each Wednesday night at 7.30. Physical drill, boxing, games and basketball will be the  programme for the winter months.  The management of the, club would  like to see all interested in athletics or  sports of any kind at their-meetings.  Dave Dow of Crestou was a visitor  here bd Saturday, and remained oyer  for-the dance in the evening.  Mr. and Mrs. Ogilvie of Harrop were  week-end visitors here, guests Of their  ai >n, CO. Ogilvie. They returned on  Tuesday.  ��������� The United Farmers' dance in the  Clubhouse on Saturday bight was,  without doubt, the best dnnce of the  season, almost thirty, couples keeping  the flour.well filled, and the music so  much appreciated, that each number  evoked a triple encore. The enter-  tainnient committee served a sniper  about niidnight, after dancing was  kept up^until well into the morning.  The proceeds were in the neighbor*  hood of $13.  s H. F. Packman and family returned hepe from Creston on Saturday, after being, away since September.  They had a rather unfortunate mishap  on the way home, when-their sleigh  skidded over tbe bank on the road just  east of the Moon ranch, but* luckily no  one was hurt, and all that was necessary was to colleot tholt* houBshold  effects and resume travelling.* :  Announcement Is out for a concert  iri aid of the Sunday schbot under the  direction of Mrs. H. A. Bathie, sr., on  March 8rd, ut the Clubhouso. , Ah excellent programme) is being arranged  apda real fine evening can bo looked  forward to. Adults 85 cents, and enili  dren ten to fifteen years 25 cents.       ���������  Wyni.del Athletic Club Is putting on  a dance on Saturday, .Fob. 18th, in the  Oltihhoitgp. Special muBlo has boon  procured, and the usual good time!  usually given by the W.A^O, is assur-'  ed. sGents 60 cents, ladies plcusp hring;  lunch. EvoryBbdy will be weloome,,  and .then some.   Z'^'-'zyP,..       ;'v" i  The CoOporatlvo Friil^ Growers had  a meeting in the small schoolhouse on  Saturday night,* -;the ycbief business of  whicj^ waa. the $Kmx~tiag of the del-  egate'^^portof 4h^ convention heldL  in Vanconser. Wet understand the  coast gathering disct^ssed and decided  upon several important matters relative to the interests of the frhit grower and shipper.  Ling^shing is now over for another  year, and all all tbe local fishermen  are unanimous in claiming that these  fish were more plentiful than for many  years past.  Quite a party of young people from  here took in the Banff orchestra dance  at Greston on Monday night, and all  report a real swell time, and the wish  is expressed that tbey came ofteaer.  Owing to a most untimely runaway  two of the party had to^mske the trip  afoot, but they found their horse and  and cuiiteir Awaiting them in town.  The junior department of Wynndel  school held a St/ Valentine party, to  which all mothers were invited, on  Tuesday afternoon. The room-was  artistically decorated with flaming red  hearts and1 arrows. The children were  put through a few exercises, such as  reading and reciting. Following a  short programme some of the pupils  played postman-and delivered valentines from a prettily decorated post-'  box. Mrs. Broley, the teacher, was  presented with a hand embroidered-  handkexchief. ' A most daintly lunch  was seryed with cake and hot chocolate. A vote of thanks was extended the teacher by one of the mothers  for the careful and efficient discipline  that is in evidence at the school. This  most successful afternoon was brought  to a close with the singing of God Save  the King.  .<3has. Lapointe, who had the misfortune to lose one of ^s legs in a railway accident at Kitcnenbr about two  ^yea^tgo^ fotil ^l^t>pefa^ on^Ei art  ^ci^Jifhbvih^^  ection of $ horse Jbarn ? afc the 'Chas.  IS U8croft hay camp.    l*he structure is  about ui x 16 feett anff a -log construe-       .   {ion, proyiding accommodation fri* six:/laborer In t  Aileo Siding  Mra and Miss Eva Webster were  week-end visitors witb friends at Sirdar.  Owing to temporary indisposition of  the teacher. Miss Wadds, the Alice  Siding school was closed on Monday.  No more armstrong effort at wood  cutting at the Beed & Mather ranch.  The firm have just set in operation a  three horsepower drag Saw outfit.  John Miller has been busy canvassing tbis district tiie past few days for  signatures to a petition protesting  against tbe opening of o liquor store  al Creston, and judging by the big  string of names on the list he has met  with considerable success.  Alice Siding Social Club hod its regular fortnightly Tuesday gathering at  the Jas: Compton packing shed, the  affair taking the form of a St. Valentine evening, and was thoroughly enjoyed from start to finish. A number  of Creston people were in attendance.  aKflneftur  Bridge building foreman McCabe  and crew are at Atbara making repairs to tbe trestle and driving piles.  ' The usual Social Club fortnightly  dance was held in tbe schoolhouse oa  Saturday, with a good turnout of  dancers and a fine time reported by  all. , " *  Miss Margeory Goodman is visiting  with Cranbrook friends this week.  Mrs. Jones of Kuskanook, who was  a Creston caller on Saturday, spent  Sunday with friends here, attending  church on Sunday moaning.  - Mwr3(feCa%,^,went toCranbrook  on SatniPday, whea&she will take med-  -icai treatment iJcf St. Eugene hospital.  - Kaso, the Jap.^ who is employed as  csss * miS SStStSm  As a, sample of aii round  barn carpenter work we doubt if there  is there is anything much better in the  Valley^  Lister  The Ladies' Auxiliary to the G.W.V.A. had a card party and dance at  the schoolhouse on ^Saturday  night.  y  the proceeds going to  th  e piaaot fund.  Li&ter was quite well represented at  the U.F; social evening at Canyon City  on Friday night, and Jack Burgess  distinguished himself by landing first  prize at whist. On Monday night a  number of the dancing fraternity were  at Oreston for the Banff Orchestra  ball.   p ''...** '  ''V. '  Creston is calling upon._ Lister to  supply some of the talent for the Red  Cross concert on the-24th, Mrs; Geo.'  Jacks being asked to supply- a couple  of literary numbers on that occasion.  Provincial public works engineer  Ramsay of Nelson Is expected here  this week to size up the needs of the  area in the matter of road construction and repairs this season.       I  Lister public library is open at the  schoolhouse each Wednesday afternoon from five to six o'clock for the  exchange of books; The membership  has been fixed ut $1,. and books 5 cents  each.     '"���������"' '. ".,'."'' .' ' ��������������������������������������������� : .'������������������'  ;. The first seotion o%t the apple packing school successfully completed ' its  labors on Saturday last, after a week's  instruction under Mr. Greenwood of  "Willow Point. Fourteen residents  took the course, tho school being held  In,tho L.S.B. workhouse. On Saturday priseefl wene awarded for ^he moat  proficient and there were ties for both  first and second place. R. Thompson  and N. Wihidma for the premier honors, and J. Bird and A.YR. Webb for  second place. The host time made wus  noy en toon minutes for a aingle box,  The Herald says there Is no reason  for alarm ovor the reported outbreak  of smallpox in Cranbrook, So far  there has boon only one case discover  ed.  fcme roundusoues, Is fn 2-Jel-  so'n hospital at-prsseat, receiving medical att* ntion. -^  Teams are still hauling in ties for  shipment to points eart. Some 35 ecars  are being hauled for shipment from  Sirdar.  *  Mr. Whitesides was on a pleasure  trip to Grand Forks and Nelson, returning on Monday. Mrs. Whitesides  was a Creston caller between trsias  Monday.  Owing to the government dredge requiring space at the Landing to dig but  near the slip the yard engine crew are  on night shift, starting work at 18k.  Jack Boy is engineer, with Jack Cam-  eron in charge witb switchmen Cam  and Proctor with him���������Mr. Loasby  taking a few days off. Owing to the  change in the yard engine hours the  working day of most all the other employee has also shifted, hut it is expected the new arrangement will last  only two weeks. '-^  Messrs. Cam and Wilson were Cranbrook visitors the latter part of last  week, appearing before the pension  board. The latter, who was badly  gassed in the great war, will haye to  go to Vancouver for special treatment,  and leaves shortly fofr the coast.  Mrs. North Is announced as tea host-  essat the meeting of the sewing circle  on Saturday.  Mr. Laurie of Oranhrook is here us  night operator, while the yard engine  and barges are on night shift.  , A goad-sized sleighing party drove  up to J. Ml. Webster's, North Oreston, and spent a most enjoyable eyening witb games, music and refreshments. The drive homo in tho moonlight was fully appreciated, and all  vote the host and hostess capital entertainers.  mt*  The largest congregation seen at  Sirdar in many months was in evidence ut tho English Church service  in the ccboolhause on Sunday morning.  Tbe brass band Is being recognized  at Cranbrook.  Mrs. A. ft Swanson and Mrs. J  H. Webster of Oreston were week-end  visitors witb Mrs. Loasby.  *i"'8l  ;*K>S������ iMi������y*i|i[Teiwi*-|in-yi^  U^^SiB^^^u^axai^US^iS^^^S-V^^aJi  '-,  I  -  ���������n  **rr*T'""'^^^^-'-|-^"*--'!'^^**'"."**'*''*'''*^ **'**"*"**'"' * j~���������. ,-..-1..-..,-. - ���������, .^^.p; 1f ir(, i ,i, pnnrrTiM^^^^T^^^o^^^M!  r *.'*i-.*.  *'M>'i>  ''".'-,-;��������� '-.ir''*'*   *jSi%"'.'* :?':  ffiHE BJIiYXEW^.CKESTON, & &<  TKeMan Who Works Hard  Should Follow This Advice  Perseverance and- will power he  should have, but Whether he has  strength and vigor is another question.  Hard working men often have headaches and suffer from bilious fits.  The "occasional use of Dr. Hamilton's  Pills keeps a man feeling fit and fine,  keeps him always at his best. Headaches, indigestion, poor color are  quickly remedied by "*Dr. Hamilton's  Pill V.:* Dr.-.*.: Hamilton's Pills keep the  system4 bleaii"and pure, tprie up the  blood, drive away tiredness and lassitude. No medicine i'or men is better than Dr. Hamilton's Pills, 25c all  dealers or The- Catarrhozone Co.,  Montreal. -*.**.���������  Tii  e  Hoin-eisteaders  ��������� BY  ROBERT J.C. STEAD  Published By Special An'ang.c-  nient.With the Author.  ���������'*���������*' (Continued)  Tenderly he turned the body, to a  more comfortable position, layinc his  folded coat beneath the head for a  pillow. Unloosened the shirt about  the neck, and far down the heaving  che.st saw the sodden red that marked  his*:wound. Rain fell in scattered  drops, and he brought another blanket  from the cabin, caring little now for  the silent shadow of his greater tragedy. He spread the blanket over the  wounded boy, and sat down by his  side, cdfcessing. his temples with his  big fingers, and wondering what to do  next.  As he sat the helplessness of his  position grew upon him. He was deep  in the foothills, many miles, as far as  he knew, from the home of any settler. In daylight he could, no doubt,  find his way back to town, but daylight might be too -iate. He did not  know whether Allan was dying on his  -���������- hands at that moment. Certainly to  attempt to move him 'in'-the"'buggy  would be dangerous in the extreme.  And as  he' sat he  thought of the  missing money, the fruit of his life's  labour,  snatched  from him in a moment in the darkness.     The loss did  not hurt -him as deeply as he might  have thought; he was numbecf by the  greater blow that hung over him. .....' If  Allan would'only live! . ���������'. . The  boy had been his constant companion  since boyhood. All his hopes, all his  ambitions, which had found their expression in his years of feverish toil,  had been wrapped about Allan. He  had no one else. Y . . His better  self revolted, at that thought. "You  have a wife and daughter," it said,  "ready to share your life as^ soon as  you are ready to share theirs.". He  forced his mind from that phase of  his position, but it reverted to it.again  and again. He could not. wander in  memory up the path of his boy's life  without meeting his boy's mother.  And all the pain and unhappiness of  the later years���������how it cut like an evil  bank of fog across the once bright  course of their career] But he had  suffered for their sakes, holding fast  to his own course because he knew it  to be best. . . . Best?" And it  had brought* him to* this?. . . .  The question would not down. Rather  than relax an iota from his own purposes he had broken Up his family;  he~had crushed them under the wheels  of his inflexible will, and now. that  same will had driven his son to destruction and himself to ruin.  It is not easy for a man who has  laid out a career and "followed it with  aU the energy of a virile nature, recasting his gods from time to time to  conform with , the evolution of his  ideals, but recasting always in the  mould of his own will rather than, any  vessel, of creed or persuasion���������it is  not easy for such a man to stop at  fifty and say, "I was wrong." It requires a break .in his process of evolution a shock sufficiently powerful to  pulyerize his gods before his face, to  drive home the truth that they were  not gods at all but merely idols of his  own creation. In Harris's later life  two idols had gro**,vn up to the exclusion of all others; they were the  wealth which he had buiided with his  hands and the boy Allan about whom  he wrapped all the affection of his  nature; and they had crumbled to  dust even while he worshipped.  He found a flask thrown from some  camper's pack, and filled it with  water at the -mountain stream that  rushed by a few rods below the cabin.  He placed the liquid to the boy's lips  and fancied that some drops found  entrance. He had staunched the  wound as best he could with fragments torn from the lining of his coat,  and he sat down again to watch. Until morning he could do nothing more.  Then some camper, lumberman, or  surveyor might happen along the  road. If not, he would have to move  Allan at all risks..  It. took time for him to realize the  utterness .with  which  his  plans  had  Nervous  Breakdown  The extreme depression and  discouragement which comes over  onc at times is the most alarming  symptom of nervous exhaustion.  This letter ia a message of hope  to all who find themselves in this  unfortunate condition.  Mrs. Geo. T. Tingley, Albert,  N.B., writes:���������  "For yars I wni in ������ very nervous,  run-down condition, wai much deprm-  ed in spirit* and suffered a great deal  al lime*. The leant noiie would irri-,  late me nnd at times I felt as though  I ^ertiv'nly would go crazy. I eon-  suited  different  doctors  to  no ������ fleet.  "A friend advised the use of Dr.  Chftsft's Nerve Food and I can truly  testify today to the great benefits received. There wa* a marked change  before I had finished the second box  and when I had used a dozen boxes  my nerves were thoroughly restored and  I I was i>x\i\rAy re|Ie������v*d n. thos* UrriM*  feelings I \wA to have, I shall ever  he ready lo teilify to the benefits of  this wonderful medicine, fee-ling in re  that it will give to others the quick and  permanent relief it has given me."  Dr. Chase's Nerve Food, 50c  a box, all dealers, or Edmanson,  Bote* flc Co., Ltd, Toronto.  ���������ij*M|1IIW*#������**-������l|-||jW^  W.   N.   V.   1407  collapsed. As the night wore on he  was able to weigh his disaster in a  more balanced mind, but its magnitude grew an the weighing. From  prosperous ambition he had been  swept in an hour to penniless ruin.  His destruction was almost complete.  The old farm, the scene of his labours  ���������his and Mary's���������was gone. If Allan should die there remained nothing  more.  Suddenly he fancied he heard the  sound of horses' hoofs in the clay road  along the hillside, now softened with  the light rain. The sound ceased as  suddenly as it began, and it occurred  to him that it might be one of the robbers returning. The lantern was  burning low, but as a precaution he  now turned it. quite out. There were  some cartridges in Allan's pocket; lie  felt for them and "decided to bring the  gun out of the cabin. YBut before he  could put this decision into effect he  observed the form of a man moving  silently but briskly towai'd the cabin.  He held his breath and remained obscured in the bushes. Dimly he discerned the form stop at the door and  peer into the darkness.  There was no doubt in his mind of.  Harris  as  to  the  evil   intent  of the  visitor.      He had come on horseback  near the building, and had then dismounted and stole up to it on foot.  That in itself was sufficiently incriminating.    One who was,riding through  the mountains on a legitimate errand,  and who knew nothing of the night's  affray,  would  take  no   such  precautions;      Unarmed as he was, Harris  resolved that the robber, probably the  murderer of his  son,  should not on  any account escape him.     With the  blanket.which he had brought to cover Allan wais a bag ih which they /had  tarried oats for their horses; this he  found in the darkness, and stole after  his victim.     He overtook him standing at the door In apparent hesitancy  whether to enter the buildings-   Without an instant's warning Harris threw  the bag about his head, ancl with a  quick twist of his powerful wrist had  his prisoner securely gagged.   Throwing him violently to the ground, lie  tied the sack in a hard knot, and, despite all struggles, dragged him back  to where Allan lay.      Here    he    relighted the lantern, and, cutting part  of   the   blanket   into strips with his  pocket-knife, securely tied his captive  hand and foot.     At. first the prisoner  tried to talk, but he could not speak  intelligibly through the closely-drawn  sack, and presently he gavo up and  lay in silence In the wet grass.  And  again   the leaden  night wore  on, broken  only by  occasional gurglings in the throat, of Allan, or futile  struggles   by   the   prisoner.     Harris  felt little  curiosity    concerning    the  Identity of the man In   gags   before  him, or the victim of Allan's gun In  the doorway.     Tbey   wore   absolute  .strangers to him, and he even feared  that Jf ho should look Into tho face of  the one that still lived his anger over  i ho si huhuU. upon Allan, would hurst, till  bounds and he would kill his victim  on thes Hpot.     He was slowly forced to  the conclusion that Rile* ami Gardiner  had also met with foul play, and that  no help was now to be expected from  that    quarter.      The    light rain had  drifted past, and bright stars gleamed  through great rents In tho shattered  clouds.     The gibbous moon, too, looked down, and  Its  cold  light intenai-  fled tho  Hhadows,     The night grow  colder, and Harris spread his own outer tfaraients upon his son, and nt hist  lay down with Allan In his arms that  hfs might communicate heat from his  body to the Htnufgllnft frame so sorely robbed of blood,     And oven Jn his  dlstrenit and his terrific tear for Allan  thftro cam't som������ r������mlnIsc������nco of old  d-Altf^ht I-* th������ f*'������*l nf ihe boy'tt llmfow  Against his, and ff*������*������t,������ footed  memory  ran hn/k Jttfftln to fh*r������ -"hlldhooil of Al  lan. But onits way it met the childhood of Beulah, and conjured up the  mother-face leaning in tenderness  over the sick-beds of infancy. And  John Harris buried his face in. the  heaving.chest o������-#ds child and ,wept in  his grief and loneliness.  Just as the first bar'sof grey in the  eastern sky jproclaimed approaching  dawn,.the sound,of horses' hoofs came  distinctly up the valley. -Harris drew  himself into, a' sitting ...posture, and  listened. Allan was still - breathing,  and apparently with less effort than  earlier in the nigh**. The sound of  the h.prp,erJ"came nearer-;and nearer.  At last1 it was in1 the road just below,  and a moment later would have passed by, had not Harris called out. His  voice sounded strange and distant in  his own ears, and cost him an unwonted effort.  - Sergeant Grey, instantly swung his  horse from the road and, dismounting,  proceeded in .the direction of the  voice.  .Harris told his story with such coherence as he could. He and his son-  had come up into the hills to* arrange  for the purchase of a property which  theyhad become interested in through  a third party, Gardiner. They carried with them a large sum of money  as proof of the .sincerity of their intentions. At this little cabin they  were to be joined by Gardiner and by  another, named Riles, who* also was  taking an interest in the property. As  they waited in the cabin, and as he,  Harris, slept after his long drive, they  were suddently set upon by outlaws.  Allan- shot one down���������the* body still  lay in the doorway���������but was himself  badly -wounded, and had not spoken  since.' Harris had encountered another, but after a severe fight the robber had ^escaped. The little black  bag in which the money was carried  was gone with all its contents. Although he had waited ..all night in  great anxiety, Gardiner and Riles had  failed to appear, and it could only be  supposed that they too had met with  foul play. But some hours after the  assault one of the party had returned,  dismounted from his horse at some  distance, and stolen softly up to,the  shanty. -"Harris* had followed him,  and, taking hire by surprise,-had been  able to make his prisoner;  Sergeant Grey looked Jrom Harris  to... Allan, and then to the" prisoner,  who seemed to lie in a semi-conscious  condition amid his bonds and gags.  "You were foolish to* come into the  hills with so much- money alone," he  said. "I would have been at your  service for the asking, and this would  not have happened. But. now that ���������;��������� it  has happened, the first thing is to  provide for the wounded man, and the  next is* to place this suspect in custody. And you will need some toning up yourself after your night's* experience.      Th'en we will have a full  t^s^fl *= a -   * -~ ^  1 h������ lobacco or  I      ll-lte^I"^!---  \~g~~lGZ.XX.^Jf  OSS  5'aLB.TI  arid in packages  Approve Planting of Shelter Belts  to    Prairie  in With  Consider    Giving    Bonus  "Farmers  Falling  Scheme  Approval of the scheme of organiz-  .ed-planting of shelter belts and windbreaks throughout the prairie provinces to protect farms _ from winter  elements was given by the Manitoba  Horticultural and Forestry Association in convention at Winnipeg.  Bemusing    of    farmers who fall in  with the plan either by provincial or  ���������municipal governments "was considered favorably and it was. thought prob-  investigation.       I   know   a  rancher'si- able the idea would be acted^.pon this  house a few miles down the valley  where you and your son will have the  best attention."  The mounted policeman made a  brief examination of Allan, as best he  could in the gt?ey dawn,* for the lantern now had no oil. "He has not  bled very much," he said. "He has  a strong frame and ought, to have a  fighting chance.: I will just have a  look at the scene of the crime, and  then we will move him." -,*'���������*  *' He made a hurried--, sui-vey of the  cabin,merely satisfying himself that  the man in the doorway,' was (juite  dead, afid then, with, Harris's assistance, quickly found the horses and  harnessed them to the buggy. He  also found another horse near the  roadway, .saddled arid bridled. * "We  will make the prisoner ride his own  horse," he said, "while you take your  son in the buggy." "','.?'  They placed the wounded and still  unconscious Allan in the buggy-as  gently as they could, and then Grey  gave his attention to the prisoner.  Having searched, his clothing for  weapons, he cut away the bonds that  securely held his arms and feet, and  released the sack from his half-choked throat. The man writhed and  gasped for fresh air, and the policeman drew the sack away and revealed tho face of Jim Travers.  year.  Strong endorsement of the scheme  was given by Ndrmon    L.    Ross,    of  Mfc/WI I ID WF^~m~  ��������� _ ��������� ���������   ���������  \."������������  9��������� -7. ^  Sun Wind'Dusi'lSCinders  "RECOMMENDED W������ SOLD" BV DRUCCISTS ^OPTICIANS  WRITE FOR FREE EYE BOOK. MURINE CO. CHICAGO  Alderman, Minnesota " University,   St.  Paul, who addressed the delegates.  Establishment   of   a'  fruit-breeding  farm at" Manitoba Agricultural College  also -was advocated���������_Prof.    F.    W.  Brodrick, president, was chairman.  Indian Head, Sask., and Prof. M. H.  lOYearsofEeiema  A Sample Relieved Her  Are you reading the weekly Canadian letters, telling atonefrti-i aafiertnc from akin  -diseases ana how relief was efleoted?  '    Here is part of a letter from Mrs.* Henry H&r������  . *vey. Slack Lake, Que. Write ber if you desire*  ... Tea years of ec*t������na on the face.  'Treated unavaillngly by doctors.     A  sample alone oJDJ^.D. relieved me, etc.":.  The proof of the pudding is in the eating.  When hs prescription lot sun disease has lefc.  ters of endorsement from nearly every city  and town in the Dominion, surely xt te-  enough to eonvinee the most skeptical.  Belief from itchitiff torment is immediate*  Just try one bottle of D, D. D. today on our  ���������ositive guarantee. $1.00 a bottle. Try D.D O.  '  tp.too.  HL kaion ior 3Kin Disease  If. you cannot call at a lpcal dearer"������  write to the D.D.D. *\L.aborat'ories, Dept.  W U-7C, 27 Lyall Ave.. Toronto, and they  will sen*, you free trial bottle if you enclose foe, which merely pays fbr postage  and pacing. -_^.  For Constipated  Bowels���������Bilious  Liver  CHAPTER XVIII.       '  Converging Trails  Beulah Harris raised her arms  above her head and drank in the fresh  mountain air that, Hooded 'through the  open window. A smoky red, with  brighter shafts of yellow behind,  streamed up from tho eastern sky and  sent a glow of burnt-orange colour  through her bedroom. Tho girl  stretched her spread Angers to the  limit of their reach, and with extended toes sought the Iron bars at the  foot, of the bed, tilling her lungs with  the rresh foothill ozone. Then she  droppod hev hands, palm upward, with  the hacks of hev finger-tips resting her  eyes, and felt that It was good to be  alive.  (To be continued)  The nicest cathartic-laxative to physic your1 bowels when you havo      ���������  Headache Biliousness  Colds Indigestion  Dizziness Sour Stomach  Is candy-likb Cascarets.     One or two  .tonight will empty your bowels completely by morning and you will feel  splendid. "They work while you  sleep." Cascarets never" stir you up-  or gripe like Salts, Pills, Calomal,  or Oil and they cost only, ten cen1 a-'  a box.   Clilldren love Cascarets too.  WARNING!    Say '.'Bayer" when you buy Aspirin;  '- , .     , . ������������������*-,���������* r '''    '  Unless you see the name "Bayer'' on tablets, .you are  not getting Aspirin at all. - Why take chances?'  Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets "of  Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by  physicians during 22 years and proved safe by millions for  Colds .��������� Headache Rheumatism  Toothache        Neuralgia  -     Neuritis  -  Earache Lumbago Pain*, Pain.  Mtndy ^Baycr" boxes of 12 tablets���������Alao bottlei of 24 and lW-Druggtot-i.  AMplrin it the trade mark (retrlatered In Cn.miii~, at ������ay<-r < Manufacturer cJMoijo*  iiceUcttc������de8t������r of Ballcyllcaclel, WliH-ft It 1������ well tcnown that A������2������rt" ������������������J������J?Jf2r������J  nunuficture. to a������������Ut the publics ttKHtntt linlmtoni. th������ Tablet** of Buyer C������mp������nr  will be etunped -with their general trade marlt, tha "Bayer Croi������."  C""*l  - v  F&tvmmtimam^^  i.-.JWt'M^WfcSlliiil \&3J*yZZZZp :'.%}  t--  ������������������'Xi, j- o������-  r.  ?���������?' .**  ���������-.I,.  <��������� .A  t      -    ~        >-'  '   - -,- -,-   "r   %-..  -  ~y  tttSra^BJGVIEfr? CRESTONyft. C.  -~**- w^  (>  Trust Your Complexion  The majority of skin and scalp troubles  might be"* prevented by using Cuticura  Soap exclusively for all toilet purposes.  On >the -slightest sign of redness, roughness, pimpl-ss or dandruff," apply a little =  Cuticura Ointment. Do not fail to include  the exquisitely scented,Cuticura Talcum  in jour toiiet preparations.  Sea*?25c. Ointment25 and58c. T**J**fl*a2Sc. Sold  throughout theDominion. CanadianDepot:  Lra������as. Limited, 344, St. Put St, W.; Montreal.  Cuticura Soap ehave������ without mug.  -*r  WORLD HAPPENINGS  For the purpose'.of aiding in the detection of_ crihie,' the "city council has  adopted a resolution favoring the use  of police dogs in Montreal.  Gillies Grafstrum, Swedish skater,  won the world's amateur figure skating championship by defeating Kach-  ler Bockle of Austria. -    .,  Reuter's correspondent cables from  Melbourne,,. Australia, that- it is expected tariff .."reciprocity agreements  will shortly he completed -with South  Africa, Canada and New Zealand.  t The Victoria. City. CounciL passed-a  resolution offering, a five dollar reward to civic employees for every  workable- idea- th'ey can think of .to  save the city money this year.  Field Marshal EarL Haig has been  unanimously elected Chancellor of St.  Andrew's University of    Scotland    in  "succession to the late Lord-Balfour of  Burleigh'. "���������,.'-.'-  M. E. -Gandhi, the -non-co-operation-  .ist leader of- India, has- sent u, manifesto to Lord ' ReadingYTthe yicerov,  saying he is prepared to abandon his  aggressive policy- under certain conditions, says a'Uotnboy dispatch to" the  Exchange Telegraphs Company,;.  When- General Higginson, British  ���������commander- of the -Cork district, was  returning after superintending'. the  embarkation of the British troops at  Queenstown, his automobile was attacked by armed men. ��������� General Higginson ahd his fellow officers repulsed  their-assailants and gave pursuit.  Galican women have expressed their  willingness to collect gold, silver and  jewellery to he used as a basis for  new currency. Forty women's organizations have addressed the iPolish  Government, volunteering their services in the collection'of these gifts to  the national "treasury.'     " ��������� p  London it) Algiers in Single Day'  Airplanes Being Bu>jjt Will Accommo-  , date Sixteen Passengers  Today, if you want to. go   to   AK  giers,    on   the   African coast of, the  Mediterranean,    to ^.enjoy - the *,  hot  winter    sunshine and to live among  the flowers, you must go hy train to  Paris, /which-, iakes you ten hours,  then by .train tpx  Marseilles,    which  takes you 16.   At Marseilles youiwait  until-a. steamer carries you across to  Africa in~ 30 hours more.   Altogether  you will .hardly do the journey comfortably, in less tiian four days,    '--  ,   Next winter it may be possible to  'leaye   London ��������� after   breakfast :'and  ai-rive in Algiers in time     for- coffee  and    l-olls    there    the next morning.  The first stage of the journey will be  made by aeroplane.     Paris   will;  be  -reached    by    lunch-time,    and    after  lunch the flight will be resumed/passengers   being   due   in   Marseilles  at  half-past five in the afternoon.  Then, after dinner, they will step  into an airship," which will cross the  Mediterranean during" the night and  land them at'nine o'clock, just 24  hours after they left London,  The aeroplanes for this service are  being built with seats for 16 passen-  tr*****>T*<5       nnrl     a      tri.e*1r<~nr*     ���������nr'hvrLlv    twill     -Irttrtw  xr ��������� .      ���������������������������      ~~      ������������������.���������-.xr���������.       ..���������x���������xitx       ,, ...      JXtrtriJ  soup    and - tea . and coffee ready, for  those who want refreshment.  One of the airships to be used is  the .North* Star, which Germany surrendered to France after the war/Far  better that it should be put to peace-  The Wonderful herbal balm for Salaries & skin disease. 50c. all dealers.  Blue Cloth and  Gray Squirrel Combiiied  Safety pins have been found in  tombs -2000 years old, some of the  pins being ten inches long.  Mother!      Move  ~      Child's Bowels With  California Fig Syrup  Hurry mother! Even a sick child  loves the "fruity" taste of "California  Fig Syrup" and it never fails to open  the bowels. A teasponful today may  prevent a sick child tomorrow. If  constipated, bilious, feverish, fretful,  has cold, colic, or if stomach is sour,  tongue coated, breath bad, remember  a good cleansing of the little bowels  is often all .that is ~necesasry.  Ask your.druggist for genuine "California*   Fig- Syrup"   which   has ' direc-  ful   purposes' than    used as a bomb tions ^for babies  and  children  of ;all  drooDer - s       aSes. printed on bottle.     Mother! You  DO YOU FEEL WEAK  ANBR"  in/mi i  In This"Condition a Tonic Medicine is  Needed, _ "   -  "The condition of heing "run ddwnfi  is one that doctors do not recognize  as a disease.     But those who are run  TJown in health "know that it is not a  fancied affliction.  The expression "run down'applied  to health means a condition in which  the bodily functions* are enfeebled.  Appetite fails, the digestion is impaired, the nerves are, impoverished,  the complexion' becomes pale or waxy,  there' is" ��������� no ; animation, btTt rather  worry and mental depression. Fatigue  is a constant symptom. No particular   organ   being   affected,   you   must  must say "California" or you mas* get  an imitation fig syrup.  PSD PAIN DISTURB  \T������YttrT~i  ^"h'^HE -pain and torture of rheu-  I   matism can be quickly relieved  by   an   application   of   Sloan's  Liniment.   It brings ^rmth, case and -  comfort and lets you sleep soundly.  Alfrays have a bottle Jiar.dy   and  'apply when you feel the first tv.inge.  It penetrates ���������v.-itkout rubbing.  It's splendid to take the pain out o2  tired, Aching muscles, sprains and  Btrains, stiff, joints, rod lame back*.  For forty years pain's enemy. J-s~~  your neighbor.  At all druggists���������35c, 70c, Si.40.  Hade in Canada.  K^f0r������il*j   -^af\  <&  -" Papsr Sound Amplifier  A parchment paper cone serves  both as .the diaphragm and magnifying horn"is a new electrically operated sound amplifier.  Fits His Forte  An American doctor was summoned to the bedside "of a child whose  complaint entirely baffled him.  "Never mind," he said to the anxious mother, "I'll give the little chap  a powder. Then he'll have a fit,  and I'm a dab on fits."'  *    By Marie Belmont  . >  Coats and suits make popular the  combination of blue cloth and squirrel,  and seldom are two more effective  colors used together.  '"This suit, with its straight box coat  is of navy blue tricotine. Its large  pockets and. sleeves are stitched in  blue and blended in gray squirrel. The  close-fitting chin collar adds a j-outh-  ful touch in its ties of navy satin ribbon. **  Blue or gray may be the predominating note in a crepe de chine or canton blouse worn under the coat.      A  Coras are caused hy the pressure of  tight hoots, .but no one need be troubled with them long when so simnle     ir*T���������iiXi^-l0W'8 CornRemov-   blouse "of" tie-around  style   is "smart/  BEAUTY OF THE SKIN  is the natural desire of exery woman,  and is obtainable by the use of Dr.  Chase's Ointment. Pimples, blackheads,  roughness and redness of the skin,  irritation -and eczema disappear, and  the skin is left soft, smooth and velvety.  All dealers, or Edmanson, Bates & Co..  Limited,���������Toronto. Sample free if. you  mention this paper.  MONEY ORDERS  er is available.  Mr. Sophie.���������Well, Willie, your sister has given herself to me for  a Christmas present. What do you  think of that?  and effectively tops the suit skirt.  look for relief to tbe -blood.      As it j     Willie.���������That's what she did for Mr.  circulates through* every part of the ] Bunker last year, and    he   gave   her  baek before Easter. - -I- expect you'll  do "the same. l  '������m  <*���������*���������"  HcR FnUm  AN OPERATION  body, any improvement in the condition . oJC thex. blood is quickly felt  throughout the" entire system. In  cases of this- kind a tonic medicine is  what in needed and Dr. Williams' x?ink  Pills are recognized as a -.valuable  tonic because of their direct action bri  the blood and through the blood on  'the nerves giving tone'to the system  generally and restoring vigor. Where  the system is run down.the value of  this medicine is shown by the statement" of Mrs. Gregory, J. Muifchy,  Lower Ship Harbor East, N.S., who  says: "About a year ago I was completely rim down. I was so nervous  and weak that I could scarcely do,; my  housework, ��������� and the* least exertion  left me breathless .and tired out. | A  neighbor*.-.advised* Dr.. Williams'. Pink  Pills, and so.much good did they do  me I feel quite like a different ���������Avo-  man. I * hope some other suffering  woman Y may * beri efit by my experience^'. ; ; ' Y . ' . , ":,.,::��������� '. -f ���������  . Dr. Williams' Pink Pills can be  had -through any medicine dealer, or  by., mail-at. 50 cents a box or six boxes  for $2.50 from The Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  B911H  |VS!*i������Ki^^^{i**^������| II  IIp^ShI II  llllk%iui';s^^^m 11  ������������  SIpRflM  Dyed haded Sweater,  Skirt, Draperies  *   In Diamond Dyes  Every "Diamond Dyes" package tells  how to'dye or tint any worn, faded garment or drapery a new rich color that  will not streak, spot, fade or run. Perfect home dyeing is guaranteed with  Diamond Dyes even if you have never  dyed before. Just tell your drupffist  whether the material you wish to dye is  wool or silk, or whether it ia linen, cotton, or mixed goods. For flfty-ono years  millions of women have been vising "Dia-,  mond Dyes," to add years of wear to  their old. shabby waists, skirts; dresses,  coats, sweaters,.. .stockings, draperies,  hangings,, everything! * k  Rats are found in every part of the  world, except the Polar regions.  CASTORIA  For Infants and Children  In Use For OverSO Years  Always bears ' ^3^?,,    ' * n~  Sigtiamreof   6d&&St^&&<&4g  A Dominion-Express Money Order for fir������  dollars  costs  three  cents.  " '  '   -   ��������� '��������� -      ' " ~mL  HELP WANTED���������FEMALE  WANTED���������A NUMBER OP LADIES  to color Easter and Birthday Cards,  at home; light pleasant work.  Send 3c stamp for particulars.  Toadies Supply Co., Cumstock Bldg.,  Yorcnto.   .  :1_ J-N <     '        ' '        ��������� '"' '  "J   -  So Thinks  Mrs. , Tracey of  Ontario, Regarding Lydia  E. Pinkham's Vegetable  Compound  ������������������������ 0^m* iii^ii-'iif��������� mm.mammmmmmmpi^  Knightin'gton, Ontario.���������"! tooic  Lydia E. Plukham's Vegetable Compound nt the change  of life for troubles  that women often  havo at- that time.  I jhad,not been well  fbr a-yea^ahd was  not really; W>lc to  do my work.** A  friend who had  taken the Vegetable  Compound liorselt  recommended it to  me and I think its  use saved nie from  ian operation. I highly recommend  it to oil women who have troubles  lllto. mine, and tim willing for you  to use my testimonial."-���������Mas. Daniel*  J. TnAcisv, Knlghtlngton, Ontario. *  Some female troubles may through  neglect reach a stage when an operation is necessary. But tho raoro com-  xnon ailments are not the surgical,  ������lies; they are not caused by BorJona  displacements, tumors or growths, although the symptoms may appear the  ���������tame.  When disturbing symptoms first  appear take L.yd!a BI. Pinkham's  Vegetable Compound to relieve the  present distress and prevent xaor*  ���������erlous troubles.  Starting Right  'i'he object lesson of the other new  countries established as a result of  tiie war have not been thrown away'  on the Sinu Feiners., They know the  proper procedure as they proved by  arranging immediately to borrow a  million pound s.���������--Toi'onto Mail and  Empire,  Minard's Liniment for Distemper  A 20 per cent carbon monoxide in  the air will cause unconsciousness. ^  For Both House and 8table.���������There  is a good deal oC similarity, physically speaking, between human .beings  and the lower animals. - Both are subject to many ailments arising from in-  'flamttftttlon arid to all mannerZot cuts  nnd'Tifuises. '"'* Dr. Thom|s' Eclectrie  Oil is an entirely reliable remedy for  such ailments and mishaps In both  human beings and the lower orders of  animals. , ,:  W.   K.    V.    1407  Joe Jefferson's Placidity  The unfailing pqise of mind displayed by Joseph Jefferson', the actor,  is illustrated by a story told hy  Gamaliel Bradford in the "Atlantic.','  One night the stage curtain, ho says,-  dropped unexpectedly in the midst;of  a critical scene, _ Jefferson accepted  the situation with perfect calmness*  Afterward he Inquired tho cause ;:of  tho trouble, and one of the stage  hands explained that he had leaned  against the button that gave the  Hlgnnl, *W*dl," said Jefferson, "will  .you'kindly find some other place to  lean tomorrow night?"  "GOLD IN THE HEAP"  is an acute aUncU of Nasal Catarrh.'  Those Bitbject to frequent "colds in *ili������  head" will"find, that the use of HALL'S  CATARRH "MEDICINE will btiild up, the  System and render them less liable tb colds.  Reneated attacks of Acute Catarrh:may lead  to  <5hronic  Catarrh. ���������  HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is tak-  en internally and nets through the Blood on  the Mucous surfaces of the System, thus re.  ducing the inflammation and assisting Nature  in restoriiitf normal conditions.    , 1 ,;  AU Druggists.    * Circulars free.  F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo, Ohio.  Whitefish in Northern Saskatchewan  Four cars of whitefish, totdlling  120,000 pounds weight arrived at Edmonton recently. This product Is  caught in Peter's Pond Lake, across  the Saskatchewan border and hauled  on sleighs to the nearest railway  point. "���������'.'���������--..���������    \& B    lathe Striped Packaged  ,4.,.-XlVlt4.*4w**4*04i.m*4**.Z.  sUBX  TODAY  H   H  [NORTH-WEST BISCUIT COMPANY RSI  **"*:''   '���������"���������'���������           ^  " ���������.       '���������  ��������� - * -                      ������  -���������   ye^^L  BOOK   ON  ���������if   'mmm-     ^ *  DOO    DISEASES  f jsusnkti ���������  and. How to.Feed  * I^Efi'iS^^Tw  Mailed    Free    to    any  nfpSfaf&m^.'yr  Address  by  the *  ���������   VtrUBMB -J  '   Author  A"jK^r   .  H.   CLAY.GLOVER  ���������Jr     -���������*���������������������������  CO.,   INC.,  America's Pioneer  US    West    31st-street,  Dog Remedies  New York. U.S.A.  \ JHJN, FLAT HAIR t  j       GROWS- LOJ^G, THICK |  j AND ABUNDANT j  \mm^*f\itv^t,**t*iisti*,,*,**.*,**'**m*''*ewi*i*,**,***,*A'*���������'a0<������  "Danderine"     costs  only  35- cents  a bottle.  One application ends all  dandruff,   stops   itching  and   falling   hair,   and,  in*    a    few     moments,  you   have   doubled   the  heauty    of    your    hair.        . ,  It will appear a mass, so ff*^'**  soft, lustrous, and easy ���������>    -$,  to do up. , But what will I  please you most will ho j  after a few weeks use, | *|  when you see new hair���������J^*;  fine and downy at first-^--**?*  yes���������but really new hair^  growing   all    over   the "   .  scalpr "Danderine" Is to tho hair what  fresh showers of rain and sunshine faro  to vegetation.  It goes right to the roots,  invigorates and strengthens them.   Tma  delightful, stimulating tonic helps thin,  lifeless, faded hair to grow long, thick,  heavy and luxuriant. p  /A  Those Having Sick Animals  should usi$;:y  iii.imiihi.i anmmaimmtttmimmmaatmmmmmM  ��������� *.*-J**  Good for iill throst and'cheit dlseaies, **Dls.  temper, " Garcet,,. Snra!������*i\-*Bruises;.' .Colic,  ManB������,' Sp*tinti,*^ RunnWk Sores;, ettf.,-eta  Should alw������y������ b������ in tfi������ ���������tublC.���������SOLD  SVRRYWHBRB.  Specify  "Imperial" Linotype  "kperiar Stereotype  "Imperial" Intertype  "Imperial" Monotype  From the very mart "Imperial*  Typo metal* found favor with th������  leading newspapers of that time.  That waB because we recognised the  peculiar quality of metal necessary  and experimented until our result*  satisfied us. That It satisfied others  ���������la satisfying others���������la eloquently  proven hy the fact that 90 per cent,  of the Printing Establishments In Can*  ada are consistent and regular users.  Lift Off with Fingers  ^LLy  The Canada metal Co., lifted  WINNIPEO  Doesn't hurt a bit! Drop a little  "Freezone" on an aching corn, instantly that corn stops hurting, then shortly you lift it right out with fingers.  Truly!  Your druggist sells a tiny bottle of  "Freewme" ror a few cents, sufficient  to reuiortt every Imrd corn, soft corn,  or corn between tbe toes, and the car*  luses, without soreness or Irritation. mmmttvtiattUitBMmati-imtim  t~UaM-&1ti<mmaA*^*i~XA������mAai!i.&mr-0,~-,m,  n  "*>��������� t  {-I  I  f  -  %!  ���������#  \  v_  THE  CBSS30K REVIEW  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issupd every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription : $2.50 a year in advance.  $3.00 to U.S. points.  O. F. Hayes, Editor and Owner,  ORESTON,   B.C., FKIDAY, FEB. 17  SSotssestio Pmok  Coincident with the announcement that girls are once more likely to display their ears, Mayor  Little ventures the opinion that it  is not locally believed that the  sweet young things have missed  anything worth while during the  time they have been  under cover.  that even he who runs may read,  and to faciltate this^praiseworthy  efibrt we bespeak the same generous consideration as has been ao  corded us in the year just ended.  A community without a newspaper  is pretty much in the same pre-  dicaament as the young man who  winks at his girl over the telephone;  he knows perfectly well what is go  ing on, but nobody else does.  A. D. Manuel is of opinion that  Mr. Edmondson's poetical classic,  '"Hail to jCreston Valley," would  have been complete and entire if  the second last stanza had read  something like this:  And when his majesty the king  Ascends the steep of heaven,  May the first colonial to greet him  there  Be Creston's B,, ft; Bevg;n=  "Vain hope," quoth Mayor Little.  Certainly the winter has been  unusual. From Kaslo comes the  report that during last month the  village blacksmtth's^supply of hard  cider actually froze solid. JLh^T  Kootenaian tries to account for the  phenomena by suggesting that the  wet goods were made from water  core apples. The explanation, however, hardly explains, as it is quite  well known that the smithy enjoye  a well deserved reputation for home  brewing a brand of hard stuff that  hitherto has always been many degrees plus frostproof.  Time certainly flies. It was not  until Thursday last, when we.came  to change the date line on tfaefront  page, that we became,aWare that  The Review had completed thirteen  years of a very useful existence and  was getting off to an auspicious  start on its fourteenth year. We  take this opportunity to express  full appreciation of the generous  support accprded the three departments of the business: Circulation,  advertising ^nd commercial print  ing during the year. Thanks are  also due in very full measure to a  splendid staff of reporters whose  efforts enable us to each week serve  up the news of the whole Valley  area. As in the p#sb the effort of  The Review wilkbe to keep Creston  Valley on tbe map in letters so bold  In a, bulletin issued by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics for the  first six months of 1921 it is stated  that more than 21 per cett. of all  the deaths reported in that period  were of children under one year of  age. Recently a Canada-wide  child welfare effort has been insti-  tuted by the federal authorities,  and in which all the provinces are  co-operating, with Mrs. Garland  Foster of Nelson named to organize th<S effort in the Kootenay-  Boundary area. In view of these  startling figures and the effort that  is b^ing made to oope with thee situation the Women's Institute might  do the community a good tnr^n by  having Mrs. Foster here to deliver  an address on such a vitally important question.  The last and best poetical effort  of T. M. Edmondson has at least  been efficacious in inscribing his  name in a niohe in the literary hall  of fame.- During tbe literature  lesson on Tuesday vice-principal  Pearce had occasion to ask the class  to give him the names of a few of  the foremost poets and when after  being told of Tennyson, Shakespeare, Longfellow, Goldsmith, and  some others of the older school of  veraefiers, the name of T. M. Edmondson was put forward, by  unanimous vote of the class it was  agreed thatk.his name_should stand  amongst the great and near great  producers of epic poetry. It will  be well for, the scholars who will be  competing for the prize in writing  at the 1922 fall fair to keep this  poem in mind, as some of the verses  .of it will be used for penmanship  competition at the exhibition.  The detail   of  our   leader   last  i*  week, in which  attention was called to the fact that Creston  Valley  had voted   "wet"  in-tbe plebiscite  in October,  1920,  caused no little  surprise amongst   Review, reader;  apparently, the popular impression  being that this section had turned  in a "dry" majority.    The returns  are      incomplete     due      to     the  fact that on   plebiscite night  the  ballot taker at Lister failed tomake  public the result of the poll at that  place, but when these were subse  quently obtained the vote  showed  a wet lead of about 25.      Of eight  polls in the  Vallev five  turned in  pluralities for government coutrol:  Lister, Reclamation Farm,  Kitchener, Wynndel and Sirdar.  In view of the signal triumph  SQored by Creston Valley growers  on Cos Orange at ths Briti&h  Apple Show, and the wide publicity  their winnings have got in Great  tn..".     .'���������'....'--.        .i   . .?   -   t* r\SLS /-*..   x>ritain, more onaii a hjw viuvuuu-  trymen resident in the Valley have,,  called attention to the big demand  there will be for . at least the next  year or two in England fors this  apple, and to the none too gener  ous area planted to Cox���������the last  horticultural survey of the Valley  indicating less than 1500 trees of  this variety in the whole Creston  district. Both in new plantings as  well as in top-working existing orchards it would look to be good  business to take Cox's Orange into serious consideration.  the building of at least a mile of  this class of road, and when added  to the provincial, government's ap-  priation for ^he same work this  year, the Valley might reasonably  Aspect to this seaeoa see tKe good  roads into Erickson and also extended down Alice Siding way  some considerable distance further  than was possible in 1921.  P iffiii Hi  If You Want a  <<  If you want a real job done on your Ford take it to  Creston Auto & Supply," has become a slogan    r  with Ford owners for miles around.  A complete stock of Genuine Ford Parts always pn hand  and a staff of mechanics "raised on the Ford"  , account for the reputation we have eaaded of  doing a better job in less time than it usually  ;.        "'   , ���������*'���������'      takes.  If you have not yet experienced this abetter service" permit us to suggest that you do so without delay.  Without any obligation to you we will be glad -  te give you ah estimate for anything from a  minor repair to a  complete overhaul of either  your Ford Car or Truck.  m  Run your car in now, before the Spring rush starts. '.  At Kaslo this winter the attendance at some of the ultra fashionable dances is so large that in order to expedite matters supper is  sometimes served in the shooting  gallery next door to the drill shed.  Despite the inappropriate appell-  atic n of the sometime supper room  the Kootenaian is still able to truthfully state that so far none of the  guests have been guilty, of  converting the hour of refreshment  into intemperance or excess by returning to the dance even half shot.  Definite announcement that Hon.  Dr. King has retired from provincial government affairs, and has accepted the portfolio of publio works  in the Dominion cabinet,  and will  seek election in EastKootenay, will  be welcome news .to those who keep  tab   on    ptblic   affairs   generally.  Just why Creston, Valley  may be  selfishly interested   in   his   translation to Ottawa lies partly in the  fact that for the past two years  hard surfacing road  work in this  area has been  done under  the as-  sumption that the Ottawa authorities would stand 40 per cent, of the  cost, though up to the present  no  suohconsideration has been received.  As already in   the neighborhood of  possibly $20,000 has been spent on  this class of road construction,  if  Dr. King speeds up the payment of  tha $8000   already   overdue   that  amount alone would take eare of  Here's Your New Suit!  Our first instalment of Spring Suits for men and young men has just arriyed, and  the prices (quality considered) are very low: **  Blue Serge Suits - $28.50.      Tweed Suits - - $35.00  Brown Worsted Suits ��������� ��������� $35.00  These Serges,  Tweeds and Worteds are such exceptionally fine quality arid  tailoring that tbe most fastiduous will find o.k,   Models are mostly of the  single button effect for young men, and conservative styles for  business and dress wear. .  A Representative of the House of Hobberlin will be  here THURSDAY, FEB. 23rd  with a full range of samples of tho newest Suitings, taking orders for Made-to-  Measnrc Clothing, with every suit of which goes the Hobberlin  guarantee: "Satisfaction, or your money refunded."  Dry Goods  Grccsriss  IB* D PET DO   Furniture  Hardware  Creston Auto &> Supply  R. S. BfiVAN, Prop.'  We are Offering Special  Values in these Lines'���������  A--'���������'���������*  -tf  .."*-**..  FLANNELETTES  -;������������������������������������ ������������������������������������..      ��������� '.  White, at 20c, ^5c, 30c. yard  Striped, 32 and 36-incb,_at 30c yard  (3*Vey^ai  jr       -CIIO     Qltn      14H******      st****/"*  %*.%**   OvU i*������*Lt   vi/f. jaiu  i    :M  Honey Comb Quilts, 72 pc 90, $3.50_  Cambric, 36 in. wide, at 21c. and 25c.  Long Cloth, pure finish, 36 in., at 30c.  Crompton's a la Grace Corsets  priced 1.60, 2,00 and $2.25 up  Child's, Misses and Women s Shoes   .  Mahogany, Brown and Gunmetal leather,  high topSi Childs', sizes 4 to 7������, $2.65.  Misses,ll to 2&, $4.35.   Women's, 3 to 7, $5.25  NEW ELASTICS  These goods are made of the best Para Rubber, and  are freshly made goods.   AU widths in stock.  Scotch Fingering 4-ply Heather, $1,75  Monarch, Cozoy and Holding's Austr^lene  Sweater Yarns.  \ ������  *���������' il  Greston Mercantile Co., Ltd.  Transfer, Livery and Feed Stables  wmm4ttt4mmimi>4ttt04i44mmi44tttt4fm444*mitt^  Sleighs and Cutters,     Team Sleighs  Single and Double JIamess and Supplies    *  Several Sets of Second-Hand Harness    v  Coal and Wood For Sale.  mmCmmmm  Phono BB Sirdar Are. Cramton  mmm  -tttttmm  MMWMM  -    I W&0B?^:i%PivMyiw  ffigjg������|i#*^^  ypyyL&i?p$$$&!W%?P$,  ���������mSmZPPPZPfvy^^  iiii  yyp''  N  1'HE CRESTffE BEVIEW  The'lira-ifftikri'd js being recognized T  at ^i-an brook".   \ -   -  ! fttfrs m f HE ED!T0R  ^^^^^T^r  RE SPECIAL     ^  TIMBER LICENSES  The attention of Timber  License holders who are  taking advantage Qf the  provisions of the 1921  Amendment to the FQ.R-  /EST ACT, whereby arrears  of license fees accrued prior  to 31st December, .1920,  have been funded and made  payable in annual instalments, is specially directed  to the fact that any renewal  fee which vbecame due in  ^1921 lis not included in the  instalments above mentioned, and such ,1921 "sind all  subsequent renewal fees  must be paid within one  year after the date of the  expiry of the license in  order to maintain the right  of the holder to obtain a  renewal of the license.  Loyal Orange Lodge, No. 2095  Meets THIRD THURSDAY of  each month at Mercantile  Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited. ( '  ERIC OLSON, W.BT  * ' Synopsis of     9  land Act Amendments  Ta.xpaymg Correspondence,  :\ "      *  Editob Review:  ... Sib,���������The Ratepayers ' Association  would appreciate it* very much ff you  will find space in your paper for the  following.correspondence between the  Association secretary and the minister  of finance. Victoria:  Erickson, B.O.  ~ Jan. 17, 1922  Minister of-Finance       5  Victoria, B.C.  Dear Sir,���������On the 14th of January there was held in Creston a meeting of the taxpayers for the purpose of  organizing " a-- Taxpayers' Protective  Association; - That evening the Oreston Valley Ratepayers Association was  formed, and a president, vice-president, secretary and board of five dir-  ectorsjwas formed, and sixty members  enroiied.  A very general feeling evidently exists in the \ alley as to our inability  to'meet, the requirements of our tax  notices. At a ineeting of tbe board of  the. above association, held on the 16th,  tlie secretary was instructed to write  the honorable minister of finance, and  point out the following facts:  time of payment" clause as it apjrties  this year be rescinfled, and that the  old cdnditions. of, payment be re-estab-  Iishefl. On behalf of the foregoing  association, I rerdain,  .,���������    SJSTour obedient servant,  W. O. LiTTliEJOHN, Secretary.  vnuHAKi;  Now in $tock  \  4-  to  That it is a very grave injustice  the farming community to demand, as.  is this ycsir done,-payanent of tuxes by'  the 30th of April; otBerwise a penalty  of 1 per cent, per month.  We"snl������n"t for your consideration  the fact that at the present time the  farming community has been the  hardest hit of all during this period of  depression, and that many of his products haye been sold at a loss.  esAlso that in any year the spring  months are the most difficult for the  farmer tofinance, and for he to have  this further strain placed upon him,  especially during this depression period,-renders his lot a yery hard one  indeed.  We,  the   board* of   the   C.V.R.A.,  therefore petition your honor I hat the  ever,  J~ difficult period  i   pr  reduced to $5 an acre; second-class to  $2.50 an acre.  Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.  Records will be granted covering oi?Jy  land suitable for agricultural pui-poses-  and which is non-timber land.  Partnership .pre-emptions abolished,  but parties of not.more*'-than four may  arrange for adjacent pre-emptions  with joint residence, but each "making  necessary improvements on respective  claims. ,,%_��������� ������������������   **"-  Pre-emptors must occupy claims for  Ave years and make Improvements to  value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation* dr at least 5 acres *  before receiving. .Crown Grant.  Where pre-emptor in occupation no*,  ���������ess tiian S years, and has n������a*������e proportionate improvements; he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be  granted intermediate certificate of im  pro vement and transfer his claim.  Records without permanent resi  denes may be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent ol  9300 per annum and records same each  year. Failure to make improvements  or record same wi.'l operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in  -as- ffSP B y������ars, and- improvements  of JiO.OO per acre, including 6 acreB  cleared and cultivated, Told residence  ������f at least 2 years are required. *,  Pre-emptor holding Crown grant  may record anoth6r pre-emption, if he  requires land. In conjunction with Ills  farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made  and residence maintained on Crown  granted land.  - J??flurvoye^: *r?Cls������ not wcceealng 2C-  fSK^-ff^dfiS  *&*& '*���������  homesltes;  title to be obtained aftar fulfilling red  aentlal land improvement conditions.  For era������lRg and industrial purposes  areas exceedicar 640 acres may be  '���������ase? by one person or company. "~*  .������������������^H1' .Wtory or industrial sites on  timber land  not. exceeding   40 acres  UJ.,iL.52.pu/05ased! conditions include  payment of stumpage.  Natural hay meadows inaccessible  by existing-roads may be purchased  conditional upon construction of a rond  to them, Rebate of one-half of cost of  -road, not eXoeedlng half of purchase  price, is made. v      ���������  Notice io Delinquent Co-Owners  Regarding the Sullivan Group of  Mineral Claims  GRANTS  such  person,  year aft  ac-  PRE-EMPTORa������      FREE  A ACT.  The mot  include all  ing with 1 ���������__.��������� ,ww . Am  3L.\t_t������*$������$i Pfg:0"������Ptor may apply  for title under this Aot Is extended  from for one year from the death of  jorflpn, as formerly, until one  ter the conclusion of the present  Kctlvf.    pHvUo*e l8 a,8������' ������a?TS������-  due or payable by /soldiers on    pre-  Se^/T,^^1, i���������������������������V$l8  1 ������1H ������5T* remitted for flvo years.    /������������������  *r$vi$lon tojrrtwn ot money*  crued, due and been paid nlnce Au������  ������, 1014,. on Meoount of payments, %es  or taxes pn soldlora' pre-emptions. ���������  ������.wn'.0X l0,ty *0*19 hem by mambors of  Allied Forces, or dependents, Sulr������8  direct or,Indirect, remitted from en-  llstroont.to Maroh 81, %m?  ***** *n"  SUB-PURCHA8ER8  # LANDS.  Provision wmdo -for immune* of  %.rZZ PM & ������������b-pmXSSr* or  purcnaa������srs who. failed    to   complete  Aliment of conditions of purohaso. interest and tax������������. Where ������u���������pwSb������2.  em do not claim wholo of orlgfiuUpSr*  gel', guwhane price duo������������nd $x#* maj  ^&*---mr** ^roprtionatoly   ?w  -Owajkino.   .    *   ���������  doyolopment of Jlv-wtook Industry pro*  vld#������ for gronlnt dintrict* and nut-re  ���������dmlniwtmtlon   under���������  C^mm&Btonor.  on numbcrfl ranged: priority for ������MUtb*  li*hAd ownerH. Mtoott-owntro' ma*  form AmootatloiMi for,'rant*, mmnm-  mttit.   Froa, or i>������itinHy tme, mnm*  ot* chown,  Notiet-e is hereby given that I, John  A. Sullivan,'co-owner with M. J. Dyer,  Hannah E.- Larson and Chai-les Hanson, or any person to whom they mhy  haye transferred an interest in the  following clajms: Canadian Copper,  Golden' "Copper. Yellow "Metal. Diamond. CjrosSi -Larson, Sullivan and  Alice,' ..refcorded at Nelson by ni������������, unless .the ..said*- M."J. Dyer, Hannah JB.*  Larson and Charles Hanson, or any  person to whom they may have transferred an interest within the period of  ninety days from tbis 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 aboye-men-  tiont'd claims, as follows:  M. J. Dyer, 936.00.  Charles Hanson. $35.00.  for this year's assessment work, from  1020 to 1921, on said minei-nl claims,'  together with all costs of this adyer-  tisemenC; and  Hannah E. Larson, $459.00  for the years' assessment work from,  1916 to J921, on said mineral claims,  together with all costs of this advertisement. ..*  And further talce notice that unless  these, sums are paid within the time  above stated your interests in the said  claims will became vested in me, youi*  cMVowrier, who* hits made the required  expend!ture> on said tnineral claims,,  under Sections 28 and 48 of the  Mineral Act.  Dated at Kitchener, B.C., December  27, J921. J. A. SULLIVAN.  Victoria, B.C., Feb. V 1922.  W.G. LITTLEJOHN,  J    Erickson,- B.C.  Dear Sir:  In.the absence of the Honourable  thp JSfinister-wha-r.is. confined^" to his  home owing to sickness, 1 beg to ac-.  knowledge receipt of your letter of the,  17th instant.  -Replying to ��������� ?our petition, which  reads as follows: "That the time at.  payment clause as it applies this year  be rescinded, and that the old conditions of payment --be re-established",  I desire to point' *6ut tbe following  facts: _ " " "  Previously iand taxes were due on  January 2nd of each  year;   now   the  time has been extended to February  IStjb, or six weeks to the advantage,of.  the taxpayer,  and, as stated by you,'  the discount applied until  the 30th of,  June compared with the imposition of  the penalty clause becoming' effective  on the 30th of April.   You state, how-  that  Springtime  is   the   most  '6f   the   year .for   the  farmer to pay his taxes, and 1 presume  f:-c::: your remarks that the most suitable time is in. the Autumn  when the  crops are realised into cash.     If this is  so, is it not to the advantage of the  farmer to have the Act in its present  state?   For exam pie, take the farmer  who pays his taxes, say in the month  of September or .October. ,he would be  penalised either five or six per cent,  according to  the month of payment,  whereas formerly he would have had  10 per cent,   additional   to   pay.   For  instance,- under the old scheme a person was penalised, 10 per cent. wheth=  er he* paid his taxes on the 1st of July  or the 31st of December, whereas under the new scheme, if he pays his taxes in May he pays 1- per cent, penalty,  in June 2 pe*r cent,  and so on until in  December he pays 8 per cent, after the  31st of December however the  rate is  12 per cent, per annum as against the  former rate of'"& per  cent, the latter  having proved;' insufficient,   it   being  lower than bank or mortgage interest.  Further it is no]b- always a full 12% per  .annum, as it requiies, a full calendar*  month to eari^the 1 per ceni. penalty.  For example "'take the "case of a man  who - has not paid his taxes on May  31s,t, he has-becbiue liable to a penalty,  of 2 per cent,   but no. further penalty  can be imposed until J^iine has passed,  su if he paid oa Ajv before lhe SOth of  June he would Escape th������rpenalty for  June. "P-  1 trust that   I   have  made   myself  clear on this subject.and the explanations submitted will be appreciated  by the members of your organization.  Yours faithfully,        --N-  W. A. McADAM  Acting Private Secretary.  PRUNING TOQLS:   Bastion Pruners, Branch Shears  Hand Shears and Bishop Saws. ,    ~ ~~  FERTILIZERS:    "Nitrdze" Nitrate of Soda,  p  *   ''Imperial" Complete Fertilizer,  *���������'*'.":"- Superphosphate of Lime.  I  Order your requirements early;   big reductions  J)Z in prices since last year,  HrPQinii FruitilrnwarqIjninn im  Is there any  Meat in the  House?  -V  This is* the flrst mica- '  tion that presents itself  to the housewife it an  unexpected visitor drops  in for a meal. But why  wonry.P,.  Shamrock Brand  Hams and Bacon   v  Finest Quality  Cooked Ham  Lunch Meat  are  always to  be had  here.   In moats nothing  quito-fequals 'Shamrock' *  products.  P  & CO., Ltd.  <1+m*W0Hit0Mmt44m4������mi*i  ,0t4wmt00mH0tt00m^mmmimmmmemm  'institute Meeting  The Women's Institute held their  February ineeting on Friday, and the  members were much interested in a  talk by Mrs. Lucas on the Red Cross  Society, in which she explainedvery  clearly the origin of the symbol, and  the difference from thftt .of the St.  John's Ambulance AssoaJ[ation~-the  J&tter being the eight-pointed eross of  the Knights of St, John of Jerusalem.  The Bed Cross Society takes its  symbol of the red eross on the white  ground from thjit of Switzerland���������  which is,a white cross on a red  grd'und, in honor of a Swiss civilian  who first started this great organization by helping the wounded during,  the Franco-Prusslitn war, and it was  at a convention, in Geneva just over 60  years ago that the symbol wns adopted. The soeJety was first organized in  Canada for war purposes, bnt .Afterwards it was decided-to keep it working dming peacetime foj? the purpose  of improving the health of the people.  The society is sending out Public  Health nurses all over tho country to  follow up the work of the doctors  among the school children and to  teach tho peoplo the laws of health  and prevention of disease,  All arrangements arc!' now made for,  tho. banquet to mom bora and their  Wtvi's on Fob. 28th,*, and it is hoped  that those members who Were bot  present at tlie mooting will coinci and  will bring what they can to 'assist In  providing ������i good supper. I Broad, sal-;  ads and pickles aro thc articles most'  needed beyond what has alroady b<iai������;  promised'. Tha time of the banquet  will bo 0.80. and only mombora aind������  thoir husbands liro Invited. M the'  banquet Im only for adulfctt members  aro reqi������08to& to lot tho secretary  know whether thoy will bo present  or not.  hen Yoti Remit Money  For remitting money anywhere**; Bank Drafts and  Money Orders, are without equal for safety and coa-  . venience.   If you wish to send money abroad,' buy a  Draft from the Imperial Bank of Canada. For sums  up to fifty dollars Imperial Bank. Money Orders are  the most convenient and economical.  sis  IMPERIAL   BAN  L!^������I^  OF CAKAJDtA.  CRESTON BRANCH*  tmt*     V-   I  AJUL.A.J*,  K3(  Manager.  ..  , - ��������� \z���������~" "1  Expensive Economy  m HOSE wKo keep their securities  *-and otKer  valiiables   at   home,  rather than place them under the  protection afforded by our Safety  Deposit Boxes, are running great  risks of total loss by fire or theft.  The annual rental of these boxes is small  * Let us show them to you. *       G69  THE CAN/^DIAN BANK  PASBfcUP CAPFTeAL       -'.      *       "$15,000,000  RESERVE FUND      ���������'--;..    -        $15,000,000  .  CRESTON BRANCH, C.G. Bennett, Manager.  m am  I  oa//  i     -r  lmpenm. Lump Matt Coal  always^ in stock.  TRANSFER    and   DRAYING  ���������; 1���������  Stan. M. Watson  Office:    Opp. Methodist Church. Phone 56  /-.  IF  ARE THINKINa  OF BUlLDINCi NOW  I5THETIME1  No doubt you will pay jnore money  for lumber next year.  WE HAVE A" COMPLETE STOCK OF LUMBER  i  r>',-  -    All kinds of Mouldings and Finish  Shingles and Brick -.  Ask us to quote you price.  Canyon City lumber Company  LIMITED  S ;������Y  ttfMijitisatmMiAqf'-aK atctn^-t^tsti^i^a-mmmSAA,  MHK3^ . _    _      . J^~-rrrr--     :  I  i.'A?S,  ��������� .1   , , x   ...   ii      i.j.     ii.i.. I., u mi ammaammaAKmaam^m���������mm*mmaanmmmmammmmmiaBmsmmm\\\\Km  il  0  ���������w  Mi  A.  a^viEWk^msxoita sa n*  r  i*U,  Trials of Wireless Experts  By  C������n&dio.n Mad* ������   . ^ -  As a health builder. Royal Yeast is gaining in  popularity ������very day. It is a food - not a medicine.  It supplies ihe vitamine which the diet-may lack.  Royal Yeast is highly beneficial in cases where the  system seems "run down". Royal Yeast is the richest known source of vitamine-s, arsd when taken  Into the system acts as a corrective agent. Royal  Yeast Cakes are recommended for their purity and*  ���������wholesomeness. It is the purest, the most convenient and economical yeast on the market.  Two io four Royal Yeast Cakes a day will work  wonders. A full day's supply can easily be prepared at one time by using one glass luke warm  water and teaspoon sugar io each yeast cake. Allow  to stand over night in moderately warm room. In  the morning stir well and pour off liquid; Place in  refrigerator or other cool place and drink at intervals as desired throughout the day.  Send name and address for free booklet*' Royal  Veast Cakes for Better Health."  Radio   Operators ��������� Still   Bothered  "Vagrant" Signals'"      *~  Despite the most diligent research)  experts-are-not yet able to.say -whence  the mysterious "vagrant" signals come  [that every day,' arid   -particularly    at  night, are received on wireless aerials'.  "From the earliest days o������ lon������ distance wirelgss telegraphy* the difficulties in reception due to vagrant or.natural electric ^aves and atmospheric  electric discharges passing down the  receiving, aerial have been the bane  of the wireless-telegraphist," Professor  John  Ambrose  Fleming,  of London University, told the Royal Society  of Arts.      He said:  "Having' regard to the fact- that  the positive atmospheric electric potential' gradient j~t. the earth in-  i creases at the rat-erol" about 100 volts  per meter of ascent, roughly speaking,  if" is not surprising that aerials several hundred teet high may be traversed by quite large currents due to this  cause alone, which may utterly swamp  the feeble signal currents."  Professor Fleming is   the    inventor  Will Praise Tanlac  As Long As He Lives  States  "I will have a good word for Tanlac-1 money trying to-find'relief, but was  as long as I Jive," said Henry Stone,  379 Hargrave St., Winnipeg, in relating his experience with the medicine.  "Stomach trouble had me "in awful  bad shape the past two years and I  was so weak and run down I was just  about 'all in.' Every mouthful I ate  seemed to sour and" the bloating, palpitation and shortness of breath that  followed was almost unbearable. I  had splitting headaches and attacks of  dizziness.   _ I  spent quite  a sum  of  getting*'worse all the time, aud it was  only through sheer grit that 1 -managed to stick to my work.  "But ray troubles are a thing of tha  past now and I am fee'ing fine in  .every way, for Tanlac has put me in  the* best of health. The medicine  helped me from the very start and six  bottles did the work completely 1  haven't an ailment of any kind, ami I  think Tanlac is the greatest medicine  on earth." .       ' *   .  Tanlac is sold by all good "druggists.  Justice Slow But Sure  WINNIPEG.     TORONTO, CANADA    M9NTREAV  ii/m/miiimuin  mmssmm sBBSWrrm ....    ^aWMUUIllllllllilllllllflllJffJIIIJIllinilMBMM  Mil  Canada s Needs  of     the     thermionic  which"   revolutionized  graphy and telephony.  valve-receiver,,'  ~.  wireless    tele-*  BARELY LIVED THROUGH IT  No. 6���������Scientific Research (Continued)  Admitting that Canada has been backward in the prosecution of scientific  research, and granting thai  an effort should now be made to  overtake the  loss occasioned by past neglect, the question arises what, is* to be done, and?  low?   ��������������������������� " "       Z ���������  No Government "should be expected to bear all the cost of discovering'  new scientific truths; that of course is paternalism. Most of , the - cost of  this work must be left to private enterprise since it is by private enterprise  that the new knowledge will be exploited, properties laid out. employees set  to work, and production-carried'on. **-���������*,. -������������������������/'  But if every branch of Canadian enterprise starts independently in the  pursuit of new scientific information, there is bound to be tremendous'waste.  Many duplicate laboratories Would be required. Much over-lapping of effort  would go on. In one laboratory time would be lost in proving or disproving  What had already been learned in a laboratory somewhere'* else���������and perfectly willing to share the knowledge. --"--  A vast amount of energy and money would*.be wasted on ground wdrk���������  -instead of having the ground work done as far as possible, iu common and  the money available for research concentrated'on the really, new effort. YTo  discover a quite simple formula might cost so much for laboratory and men {  as to discourage the enterprise. Y;  A lack of organization would be, therefore, a drag on the wheel. .  It has been suggested in such circumstances that the universities should  be mobolized. But this view has had to be abandoned, not. merely because universities are scattered, but because university routine cannot meet  the requirements of the kind of research the business world now needs without damaging the usefulness of the iiuiversity to its students.  ��������� It has also been suggested that the scientific staffs attached fo certain  Government departments could satisfy this heed. But tlio..work, which is  needed, cannot be done entirely by "the Dominion Government. 'In many  cases investigation can be carried out* to the best advantage under one or more  of the Provincial Governments, or under Federal and Provincial authorities  in co-operation. Moreover it will often happen that the work cannot be completed as a practical and commercial success without calling oh the financial and other help oi" the industries which are concerned. In all such cases  the work lies outside the duties of auy Government department and should  be directed by a bodywith greater independence and freedom from administrative duties.  Thus in* England, in the United States, in Germany, and in Japan, the  need foe pome? central bureau of research to synthesize fhe efforts of ils individuals Itas resulted iu the establishment of State Institutions equipped and  endow.-d by public funds*, controlled by Parliament only in regard to the  amount oj funds made available for its yearly work.  ix is. proposed, therefore, that the Government of Canada should set  aside- ?;"00,00v to erect and equip a building at Ottawa to be known as "The  National Research Institute," and that it should mnke nn. annuul grant I'or  the carrying on t><  research in the public interest'.  In audit ion to iisis kind of work spec hi I confidential studies of commercial problems wo aid b*������ carried out for persons or corporation's or 1i-s-i.de guilds-  willing to pay thc co,-i  of such stwli'-s.  This organi/.aiion would provide u Bureau of Standards���������that is*;, a Bureau  ior thr- making of d^licm* tests, nie������*jurenventm.or analysis of standard articles  or Cam-id ian irad*���������a work for which Canada has now lo depend largely on  the services of foreigners,  In other word:-:, umiad ol having to rely on. the scattered and unorganized effort* of i",'ii,l;er*l ami p-ublie-Hpii'Luul investigators���������instead of having  her rme-Tuiacttirt-r.**, ne-nel th-Mr money, as happened in al. IouhI one case, to a  for"!---;:! .InU* \rr->I'mr-. *o buy research --Canada would havc her own central  Bureau ot. Standards lor Rc.-se.arcli,  lltrre, laboraiorJ'k'*s and a library wouhl be maintained for public use and  a continuous* -midy nt  Canadian  material*-! would  be carried on.  Ifi'P* lhe results of ground work could bc pooled and made available 1o  anyone.  Men* the engine*''!" or chemist might find flic last word in common  knowledge of a subject and so have a much better taking off place for his  own research.  Hon** would lev reie>n who might b.> Mn ployed-���������a I co,st---to make experiments for this concern or that, their finding In such cases-! becoming tm������  jpropeM't;, of the- man or firm or group of firm a who paid lhc cost,  Hpiv the firi'-st instrument.a and apparatus would be available for those  who (jc-iffd to -*on*| their cvpt^rtf to explore Home branch of knowledge,  Here, in other word*, the* State would provide, at coed,, a common working plucf and ~ common repository o* .such new scientific knowledge ns hud  been acqulrnd nt public expend*, At, the xaine time, secret discoveries matin  at the c-.pcnv.<* nr prlvrtt** Antv-rpH *���������*������������������������, would r'-mnln ihr* proporty nt their iItr*  covercr*-- ho long as ined in th* public intents!���������th* publlc-frr largo benefit.*  ting by the .stimulus to Indusixy anel employment which, in theory at leuM.,  follow* the application of nucb private knowledge.  This in what haa bocn done In foreign counti-lex. This Ih what the  Council of HrlentifU- and Industrial Research -believes should be done In Canada. And, after all, Ih this not. one of Canada'?* needs which must lie met If  thlfc Dominion Ih to lake and hold Um rightful place amort*!; the enterprising  and progressive nations within the fragile of Nations?  A terrible experience had Edw. J.  O'Connor, of Sault ������3te. Marie. From  boyhood he writes: "I have been a constant sufferer from Asthma and Catarrh. My nose and throat was often  stopped up, arid I had disagreeable  droppings froni my throat. When an  attack of coughing cante onr it seemed as if I would barely live through  it. "I would gasp for breath. Catarrhozone made me well. It's soothing healing action was exactly suited  to my case." To those who suffer  from Catarrh, Asthma, Throat Irritation and Bronchitis, Catarrhozone. is  highly recommended. Two months  treatment, one dollar; smaller sizes,  25c and 50c, at all dealers or The Catarrhozone Co., Montreal.  Italian    Government   Clerk    Receives  Award After Twenty Years*  That the course of justice is slow  Football Played On Horseback  Chief   Amusement   of   Men jn   Mountains Near Turkestan  A kind of football game played on,  ���������;but sure must be _the rejection of a | horseback is the chief amusement of  the Kelgis, or people who live in the  Pamir Mountains near Chinese Turkestan, says Miss ^Ella Syices, a well-  known English traveller who recently  visited that region, ^  It is a man's game and the football  is made by inflating the skin .of a  goat. The women find their greatest  pleasure in attending funeral feasts.  Blamed -for Cattle Disease  certain Italian' government clerk  Twenty years ago he was dismissed  from the- Italian postal service, accused of stealing a postal order that  had disappeared in the ��������� office at  Aquila. -- Recently a clerk was tidying up the safe and there he found  a yellow postal note for a considerable sum. An old man, who had been  in the service for more than a quarter-  of a century, remembered that a  clerk had been charged- with stealing;  an order and dismissed. An investigation followed, and . the innocent  victim of the blunder was finally discovered. The government, according  -to* the New York Tribune awarded  him the handsome sum of $2^000���������  the total amount of salary he would  have received had he not been dis-  charged.  I  Trouble  Said to h-lave Originated J  Among Irish Cattle  The new outbreak of foot and"mouth  disease in England is said to have originated among Irish-cattle, and have  led to an embargo on English cattle  by some Scottish countries. English  papers are. renewing their demand for  the removal of the..embargo against  Canadian cattle. Col. Mullings, of  'Winnipeg, who ia now in England to  ascertain the market conditions for  Canadian cattle on behalf of the Winnipeg Livestock Exchange, reports  that one Liverpool firm, handled ten  thousand Canadian cattle last, summer with a (loss of only a fractioti of  one per cent.  KEEP LITTLE ONES  WELL IN WINTER  Health cannot be looked for iu the  child that is subject to. worms, because worms destroy health by creating internal disturbances that retard  development and cause serious weakness. Miller's Worm Powders expel  worms and are so. beneficial in their  action that- the systems of the little  sufferers are restored to healtkfulness.  all the discomforts and dangers of  ���������wrorm infection are removed, and satisfactory growth is assured.  Ice cream made of goat's milk an 1  flavored with rosejeaves is a favorite delicacy of the people of. Greece  atid Crete.  The Druggists All Agree  That "PutnamV Is Best  The oldest c-orn remover on the. market is Putnam's Corn Extractor���������and  it is the best. Your corns, will all  drop out after a Tew treatments with  this painless remedy, Failure impossible. Refuse a substitute for  "Putnam's."  2f>e  everywhere.  * Winter is a dangerous season for  the little ones. The days are changeable���������one bright, the next one - cold  and stormy, that the-mother* isT afraid  to take the children out for the fresh  air and exercise they need so much.  In. consequence they are often cooped  up in overheated, badly ventilated  rooms and.are soon seized with colds  -er grippe. What is needed to keep  the little . ones well isPBaby's Own  Tablets. They will regulate the  stomach and bowels and drive out  colds, and by their use the baby will  be able to get over the winter season  in perfect safety. The Tablets are  sold by medicine dealers or by mail  at 2.r������ cents a box frdm The Dr: Williams' Medicine1^)., Brockville, Ont.   .  For Rheumatic Pains.���������The pains  and aches of Sciatica and Rheumatism-  should be treated with Dr. Thomas"  Eclectrie Oil. * The soothing and healing-#roperties of this famous remedy  have been demonstrated for fifty  years. Use it also for inflammatory  pains, cuts, scratches, bruises and  sprains, either in human beings or the  lower animals.  Some people seem to think they can  get peace prices and war time wages.  ���������Flint Journal. Y      YY  Minard's Liniment for Gargest in Cows  Motor. Cars In West  Of a total of 400,000 motor cars in  commission in Canada 156,654: are located in the. western provinces. In  Manitoba there "are 34,814; in Saskatchewan, 5S.285; in Alberta, 36,5.1.5;  and in British Columbia, 20,500,  Minard's Uniim*nt  for Wart������, Corn*,  G-tc,  The f\rnt  Porm������ueH# Hhlp rMtiohcd  Jnpfttt In Ifirj.  The unclaimed baggage left on the  hands of American raihvtiys each  year vvould make a mountain if pilecj  up! *  WEAK HEART  NERVES BADLYSHATTERED  Man;-, a woman who should bc  strong and healthy, full ot life aud  energy isirrttitul by the shackles of HI-  health,  Homo disease or constitutional disturbance has left Kb mark in tho form  of a weak heart, shattered nerves, Impoverished blood and an exhausted  condition or the whole system.  IK  MILBURN'S  HEART AND NERVE PILLS.  thcy will hnd a remedy that Will supply food for the exhaxistcd nerves, one  that wlll-HtrenRtlum and regulate tho  weal*  heart mul, Invigorate tlio whole  H.VHtom,  Mi-h. W. \V, PoniBO, 14 Seaton St.,  Toronto. Ont., wrltea:���������"I wub . loft  with ii weak lmnrt, and In a run down  eomlHiun irom the "tlu." My nerves  were badly Hliuttcred, and I had such  ptilnn around my heart I could not  Hleoji much at night. I took Bevoral  iloctoi'H' modlclnoH without getting any  better. My husband Rat mo to try  Mllb-iirn'f- Heart nnd Nerve Pills, und  after I took one box I got relief, and  ufler taltlng b!k boxen I have been well  and not bothered Blnce,"  PH*������. fiOn n box at nil dealers, or  malted dlroct on receipt of price by  The T. Milburn Co., TJmlted. Toronto,  Ont.  Relieves Asthma at Little Expense.  Thousands of dollars have been vainly  spent upon remedies for asthma and  seldom, if ever, with any relief. Dr.  J, D, Kellogg's Asthma Itemedy, despite Its assurance ot benefit, costs so  little that it is within reach of all. It  is a relittbie_remedy for asthma. Your  denier can supply you.  ������������������       Couldn't Understand  It  Mother.���������No Bobby, for   the    third  time I tell you you   cannot   have   a  nickeh  Bobby   (in   despair).���������I   don't   see  where .pa gets the idea, that   you're  always changing your mind.  Production In Canada  Products of All Kind for the Dominion  Reach High Figure  The value of Canadian products of  all kinds for the year 1D20 reached a  grand total of $5,710,247,14,1., according to a report prepared by the Dominion Bureau of Statistics. - Of  this total agriculture contributed .$!,-  1)40,000,000, made up as follows: Field  crops $1.,4 55,24*1,000, farm animals  $140,083,000, wool $5,321,000, dairy  products $250,000,000, fruits and vegetables $40,000,000, 'nnd poultry and  eggs $50,000,000, The total for gen-  oral manufactures Is placed at  $3,2<S4,������91,594.  One of tho common est complaints"!  of Infants Is' worms, and the most effective application for them is Mother  Ci raves' Worm Exterminator.  Gift For Princess Mnry  The wedding remembrance for  II.H.II. Princess Mary from the Girl  Guides of Canada, is a beautifully  modelled reproduction of the Canadian GlrX Guide crest.  Each Guide In Canada was asltod  to contribute ono cent toward this  Souvenir,  Minard's Liniment for Colds, Gto.  KIDNEY TROUBLE?  The Kidneys are the Blood Filters���������  When they Weaken and St<Sp Up,  the System Becomes Overloaded  with Uric Acid  Niagara Falls, Ont.���������-"I havo used  nearly all of Dr. Pierce's medicines  and take great  pleasure in giving  them a boost.  The Anuric Tablets, are the' greatest benefit to mankind. I was suffering with kidney trouble and  was rejected1 by  different Insurance companlea.  Today I am holding    three    good  policies..   All    I  ask thc readers of this is to give Uiu  Anuric Tablets a trial, and become  a life user in tho 'future."���������-William  Dempsoy, 82 Bridge St.  HEALTH IS/VOUR MOST VALUABLE ASSET  Montreal, Que.~Vl cannot praise  Dr. Plerco'B Anurio enough for what:  it bas done for me. For turco  months I Was under tho doctor's cart*  and got no bettor. I waa always  complaining of my kidneys. Flually  -I made up, my mind to try Dr.  Pierce's Anurio Tablets. I took two  packages and don't complain auy  more. I havo gained in weight and  am. still gaining. My appetite .in  great and sloop haa come to me.  That Is what tlie Anuric Tablets havo  done for me. I truly recommend them  to thoso who aro Buffering from kidney ailments the way I did. They  aro mighty good, though not expensive; easy to buy, but hard to beat."  ���������T.A. Brown, 416 Dorohostor St., W.  Aak you nearest druggist for iKr.-  urio in tablet form, or send loo to  Dr. Plero-a'-i Laboratory in Bridge*  burg,. Ontario, for trial pkg. and  write for free medloal advice.  mmmmmtmammmitimiimmitmmiiimtammtmmmmm'mmmmmmm.mmmmm  W. ,N.   U.   1407  '  *  .  1  1  siir ~.}]  .-.  ���������id  ���������HtfiailHIMM^M^tfMH^, -v  >,-.-"?  '..X~  *****?-fcv---vv *���������-  -;?"  .?r~'--r-;-*'  V  *-Y  THEEiEVrEW, CKJESTOX. B. C.  y-'  bit 3a,mes Craig  Issues Manifesto On  idnapping Incident  '*. ������������������ Belfast.���������Sir Jaraes'* Craig, premier  Yof Ulster, issued a manifesto, to the  people"of North enS Itoland-declaring  the British Government was responsible for the day's kidnapping, outrages  , Tbecause of its, demobilization- of the  .  special    constabulary    following    the  ���������Irish truce.  The kidnapping .incidents, declared  Sir James, ^would.-'strengthen the Ul-  stermen's    determination    that "what  Ulster has she holds."  i Jm.   **vJ     'M.������-~*%rV-Xl*.4.\-<mlK.\iJ*     ^J-UJIVA   O. '  "I    ha'vV " received Vich grave "concern and... deep/regr������C news of incursions   into s the territory of Northern  r  Ireland ~by-armed* bands-Iof the Jrish  republican ���������' army: i   I    send   deepest  ,  sympathy   to' .the  .relatives off -'those  murdered, and compliment most highly the "-various    constabulary    forces,  ��������� who so promptly rose to the occasion  and displayed great  gallantry  to rid  our borders of the- enemy.  "Had the British ^ Government  shown courage this would never have  occurred. I place the responsibility  on their- shoulders for having demobilized the, special; constabulary, in  consequence of the true. I would  have returned at once had it not been  necessary for "me to take prompt and  vigorous steps on this side to ensure  that such* an outrggeYon the-people  of Ulster cannot* again be perpetrated  , and that those of our people who were  'carried across the border are speedily returnedlo their homes.  "I may be relied upon to back* up  every individual -in whatever steps  are considered wise to support our  authorities, and have '*������������������ arranged for  ..the immediate .dsitribution of arms  necessary to protect our box-der.  Every" help will be given, and I reiterate my. firm determination, 'as  announced to Mr. Lloyd George, Monday, not to surrender any portion of  our territory-except with the consent  of myself and our Ulster- Government.  ���������     ��������� r ,., -   <;  ','This series of dastardly outrages  will    never, '-be-' forgotten; it merely  - strengthens-   our    determination that  what Ulster has she holds."       ��������� ���������-  ird Payment  Paris.���������The German' Government has made its third payment  of 31,000,000 gold marks to thc AN  lied Reparations* Commission* in  accordance with the ten-day payment schedule recently adopted  by the commission at Cannes, according to an announcement by  the. Temps.  JAPAN STOPS WORK  N BATTLE CRUISERS  WESTERN EDITORS  France Will Ask  For Guarantees Before  Going To Genoa Meet  T STEP TOW  LASTING PEACE  EIGHT  ll-J COURSE OF CONSTRUCTION  WILL  BE,SCRAPPED  Tokio.���������The   navy   department has  fnvmollir     r\r*/l<rj\ns\/l      4-l\ ���������*���������*-. -E0jr*^0*.^*.^.Am J������*1-  - -*0rM.*J-a.������r.*AxJ        *_,* VAV-A. wu.       t*lU Y A1XUUO HOC IV  yards to stop construction work on the  eight- battleships and battle cruisers  now on the ways which are to be  scrapped in accordance with the  Washington agreement.  Construction of auxiliary craft set  for the year 1921-J925 will- be advanced to the present in order to  afford employment for the dockyard  workers, it * is announced by -*the  chief of naval construction, Vice-Admiral Oka da.*  R. Thornton,. Publisher of the  Western Canadian, Manitou, Man.  i������k.KJCBi%ia    tygSH gfi( g IE  JAPANESE     PRE IVI I ER'S  OF RESULTS OF WASHINGTON  CONFERENCE  Tokio.���������The agreements reached at  the Washington conference marks fhe  first step toward  establishment of a  Paris.���������Premier Poincaire lias reaffirmed the French Government's determination to seek guarantees before  -going to the international economic  conference at Genoa. He made this  clear at a secret session of the for-  OPINION-i.eign ajfairs" commission of the cham-  ! ber of deputies.to which he gave com*  ; plete details of the government's plans  and copies of documents,  The Premier said it   was  right    and    duty    before  France's  going    to  real and lasting peace, with the possi-   Genoa to get the necessary assurances  tn   .~f,  -t AA.f  teienrates- iuuui - Birthday  Rev. T. M. Jeffries of Oakville Began  Ministry in 1847  Oakville, Ont.���������In the person of  Rev. T. M: Jeffries, the town of Oakville can boast of having as a citizen  the oldest Methodist preached, on the  whole American continent and perhaps in the world.  On Feb. 6. Mr. Jeffries was 100  years old.     "* "      *  To have lived under roiir British  sovereigns; to have suffered shipwreck "On- his way to Canada and to  have succored runaway slaves who  reached Canadian are only a few of  the many experiences that have fallen  to the lot of this veteran who began  his ministry in the backwoods of Upper Canada In 1847.  His Rheumatism  Gone He Rejoices  Mr. Mike Karaim Praises Dodd's  N Kidney Pills  Saskatchewan Man Who Suffered  For Two Years Gives the Reason  Why He Recommends Dodd's Kidney Pills.  Stoney Lake; Sask.���������(Special).���������"I  suffered for two years frora rheumatism but I aai, glad,to tell.you I.am  well'again." In these words Mr.  Mike- Karaim, a respected resident of  this place gives the reason why' he  recommends Dodd's' Kidney- Pills to  ail his friends*  -"t- spent, a . lot of money on other  medicines before I tried Dodd's Kidney Pills," Mr. Karaim continued. "T  only used two boxes of them and now  I feel fine."    -  Rheumatism is caused by .Uric Acid  in the blood. The natural way to  treat it is to strengthen "the kidneys  so they will do their full work and.  strain all the uric acid out of the  blood.  Dodd's Kidney Pills make strong  healthy kidneys. Dodd's Kidney Pills  have been in use in Canada for more  than a equartea- of a century. They  have grown in-? popularity year by  year because of^the work they have  done. ��������� :*   'Y*.* .* Z'.'p'-  Ask i-bur neighbors about Dodd's  Kidney Pills.. YY  GOVERNOR-IN-COUNCIL HAS PLACED  BASIS  FOR YEAR -   ������  Ottawa.���������-Approval ��������� of the amounts  to" be paid in fishing bounties dut-ing  the coming year has been given by  the governor-in-council on the following basis: Vessels���������Owners of vessels  entitled to receive the bounty ax-e to  receive $1 per registered ton, the payment to the owner of any one vessel  not to ^exceed ?S0, and vessels' fishermen entitled, to receive thet bounty  shall be paid $7 each. Boats���������Fishermen engaged in fishing from boats  who are entitled to receive bounty  shall be paid $5.30 each and the owners of said boats $1 per boat.  bility of abolition of armaments, Premier "Baron TakahiashLtold the House  of Peers.  '���������The ImperialjGovernment does not  pretend that the conference was an  unqualified success as viewed from an  individual standpoint," he said. "It  does believe with the other powers  that the present agreements are the  first step towardYrealization of a real  and lasting peace, and that such  agreements will grow in the future  even into an understanding for the  total abolition of defense equipments."  The premier's utterances came in  reply to an interpellation by Baron  Sakamoto.  Opinion in both social and industrial circles" is- "that the ten-year  naval holiday will prove a decade of  peace ancj prosperity for Japan.  Firemen Sent io Prison  Requires  auction  Qf Government  Pioneer In Fishing Industry  , Gloucester,;.' Mass.���������Capt. Sbloiigipn  Jacobs, who is said ;to have blazed the  trail for the fishing industry in the  Pacific, died at hit? home here. He  was born In England in 1852.  Application Must Be Made for Absorption of, Merchants-Bank  Ottawa.���������Now* that the shareholders  of the Merchants Bank, of Canada  haye agreed to absorption of their inr  stitution by the Bank of Montreal, per-  mission of the government will be  necessary before the two banks can be  merged. Following the meeting of  the Merchants Bank shareholders, apt  plication fiaust be made to the'govern-.]  ment for authority-to go on with the ]  undertaking. This application will,  be dealt with by^the'.treasury -board^  and permission-will be granted if the  board sees. jBt to do so. There is ncr  reason to think that it will be refused in the case of the Merchants Bank:  and the Bank of Montreal. >  Refused    to    Work    on   -Government t  Freighter With Negro  Vancouver.���������Twelve    firemen    who  refused to work in the stokehold o  the Canadian   Government   Merchant  Marine freighter,    Canadian    Winner,  because a West Indian negro was employed there, were sentenced to fouc  weeks' imprisonment   each    _by    two  magistrates, in the Admiralty Court.  that none of her rights under existing  treaties, nor those concerning the League of Nations would be jeopardized.  But as to. whether French delegates  actually would feo to the conference  or not, he said: "It is not for France  to either accept or decline an invitation issued in her name."  London.���������It ^is unlikely that the  French Government's request    for' a  f hrfltt^TWoW + ViD1   s-r.1 *-* 4.*    im\     4-*U~*     x*. ������*..~ M ������ n _    ~m.-B.  ������'**-������ ~-t^  ~~t~.*~f*-~.--~~-~^     K*.tm,*.������xj    axs.   cii������y   vj/ci-ii.ng   ut,  the Genoa conference will be met by  Great Britain, it was stated in official  circles here.  There -are no objections to a delay  of a week or even two weeks, it was  said, -but so far as Great Britain is  concerned the solution of the problems to be considered at the conference would not be benefitted.J)y  months of preliminary investigation.  Decision of the question of delay*  however, obviously rests with the cabinet, which is considering the French  proposals regarding the agenda of the  conference.  :; Appeal for Cordial Relations  France and Great Britain Being Put to  Test  London.���������The  Franco-British  Association, says Reuter's correspondent in  Pails, has issued a, lonj* appeal to pub-  The men, who pleaded guilty, were \ lie opinion on both sides of the Eng-  punished under the    Admiralty    Act.! lish Channel to preserve the entente  Magistrate Prescott pointed out that i^cordiale between France    and   Great  the    ship,   had    been -held up three j Britain which, ,the appeal says, is now  "dtys through the action of the men,! going through a test on the result.of  incurring   demurrage    of $700 a day. J whieh hangs the fate and civilization  When * the  .Winner - cleared for the j of OEurope.,,  It urges ..the conclusion  Orient*- with-'a new. crew the West Indian was working in the stokehold.  Certificates Are  Popular in Britain  Have You Stomach Risings,  Gas, Heart Burn, Sourness ?  Tells of a Simple Remedy  It's really wonderful the qulcft relief  you get from-ten or .twenty drops of  Nerviline taken in sweetened water.  For cramps and spasms, Nerviline is  equally efficient.'. To safeguard yom--  self. against ttiese aliments, keep  handy on the shelf a bottle of trusty  old Nerviline. It will relieve the  minor aches ahd pains of tire whole  family. Good for internal or external: use.     35c at all dealers.  of a real entente by-the signing on a  basis.of equality of the pact which'is  now the subject of negotiation between the two countries.  No matter what you buy in kitchen utensils, demand that each article carry the S������jQ[P trade-mark  shown below.' SJWP Enameled Ware is safe, to use;  . ncids or alkalis will not affect It; it cannot absorb  odors; cleans like china; wears for years. Tell the  storekeeper you want either  Sale Since February, 1916,' Passes 500  Miliiori Mark  London.*���������-With: the' sale  of nearly  two million national   savings   certifl-  cates during the last week of January, tlio total sale since the first issne  of this class of'security in February,  1916, exceeds the   500,000,000   mark.  This is equivalent tQ more than 387,-  500,000 pounds sterling, of which the  amount      withdrawn      approximates  ���������������94,000,000.      On and after April 1  nest tho .certificates���������������������������will be sold at  16s. instead of 15s. Cd.  Conference Futile  - Appoint Regina Woman  Toronto.���������Announcement is made of  appointment of Miss Jean E. Browne,  director of -school hygiene of tire Saskatchewan Department of Education,  to the ppst of director of the junior  section of the Canadian Red Cross Society, with headquarters in Toronto.*,  Racehorses Cremated  Providence, R.I.���������Four valuable  racehorses were burned to death and  $60,000" loss .was entailed when fire  destroyed stables owned by Thomas  McGrath of this city, at Hillsgroye,  near here.  Biwnmdr  Diamond Ware is a three-coated enameled steel;  sky blue and white outside with a snowy White lining. Pearl Ware is enameled steel with two coats of  pearl grey enamel inside and out.  ���������*Sheet Metal Products co "SmS*  MONTREAL   TORONTO  EDMONTON    VANCOUVER  ���������WINNIPEG  CALOAftV  Inferior Work on Theatre  ,**      '"'''.**'���������'     '   ' ' *     ' '  Evidence Submitted  at Enqulry'lnto  Washington Disaster  - Washington.-���������A list of 21 "evidences" of work of inferior grade for  such an important structure was sub:  nilttcod in an exhaustive report on tho  collapse of tho Knickerbocker .Theatre'  by fivo army land navy engineers at  the coroner's inquest into tho disaster.  Tho fftll of the theatre's roof caused  the loss of D8 lives.  Queen's Gift to Princess Mary  London.���������One of .the Queen's wed  ding prosenta to Princess Mary will  bo a gorgeously illuminated prayer  book 'Which tho Princess,,will use during tho marriage servco. The prayer  book will be specially printed and  arranged.     ���������  mtmmmkwemmiimmmmeemmmmmmmmmmmmmeimmmu  W.   N.   U.   1407  Premier Smuts Falls* to Reach Agreement With Miners  Lbnddn.���������Premier Smuts of the  Union of South Africa had another  conference in Pretoria. with' representatives 6f tho gold and coal miners  now on strike, with a view to reaching an understanding, but the conference was fruitless, according to a Router despatch from Pretoria.  . *e������  Fire Loss $40,000  Calgary,���������-Fire which broke out In  the interior of tho McCoubrey and  Peterson's Btoro completely destroyed  the stock and damaged the Rex rooming house above, causing.damage estimated* at approximately $46,000, *,;; The  origin ;o|i;the fire has not yet been ascertained. Tho damage la covered by  insurance. v -  The Liver Ss  the Road to  Health  If the UVer is right the whole system  is better off.   Ct-tier'm Uiil- Live*  PiU.* awaken your    ���������  dofflrtsb, dogged-  up liver andre.  I leve constipation, stomach  trouble, inactive bowels,  Iocs of appetite, tick head*  Khe and dixslnesa.  Purely vegetable,  -T������u need them.  isaanrm  SmallP���������  flmallpric*  &**  CARTERS  IT"TCE  ��������� X/EF1  "ILIeenSl  Keeps Fresh  mi Fragrant  in the Sealed  Package ~J3������������SB^  l?:*f-  ei*r.  IA'-  it  fe  ] to  ������  Ur  iy-  ������  <s������  Local and Personal  BrfiTH���������On February 12th, to Mrr  and Mrs. John Ryckman,  a daughter.  Fob Sale���������Gendren baby carriage.  Enquire R. B. Nelson at Speers1 store.  Coal���������Another car of'Galt-coal just  in. $1i.5G direct from car. H. S. McCreath.  For Sale���������New canoe, $50; hand  sewing machine, $10. Capt. Crompton, Box 25, Creston.  Victor"Mftivson "is combining business with". Olpasore- on a trip to Cranbrook arid Kimberley this week.  Fok SALE���������Fumed oak library table  an$ white enamel dresser. Mrs. R. P.  McLeod, next Methodist Church. -  - The* Rod *and   Gun   Club   February  meeting-will be on Thursday evening  tT&E  CBESTCK BEVXBW  next. 23rd, at the G.W.V.A. rooms at  8 o'clock. Business: Fish and game  laws.  Prenbyterian Ladies' Aid are having  afternoon tea and* sale of cooking on  St. Patrick's afternoon, March 17.  i  - * / -"jV **'*Y"i  Col. Harrington -of TjSilgewood arrived the "latter parK'br/^he *week on a  visit to Kev. and -Mrs!,* \~XiZ Varley.  * storey,   six-room  Victoria 'Avenue  inquire    Review  Fob  Sale���������Two  frame    house    on  Beautiful    view.  Office.  Missjrene Schmidt*, principal of the  Kitchener school,'Was a" week-end visitor in town, the guest of MrsI Henderson.  F. H. Gravelin, cashiei at the Bank  of Commerce,. leftsonvSaturday" "for d  three weeks' holiday with friends at  Victoria. ;       '  1  1  I  Try the Drugstore First ^  PRIGES ARE DOWN"  , Down MH thm Wmw  Aii Kodaks, Brownies and Graflex Cameras  are reduced to PRE WAR PRICES.  WHAT iT MEANS?  That the high-priced Anastigmat and Baush and Lomb  Tesser Series Lenses are now at your commlancl.  WHY NOT INVEST NOWi We haindle everything, no matter what it as, for the Kodak and  can give you the price at once.  ASK FOR THE W1NYEB CATALOGUE  We now  have  a 48-hour Printing and Developing"  Service.    Let us prove it to you.    Y,.,!;. ,v  BEAniE-OATWAY,  *       We give Quality and Service here  rz~:  f������ Blu@  GvoraiHs, $2.25  rlpf*-*4  Eyen Foster's predictions indicate that this is the last of  the cold weather, and in view of the extent and  stay-with-it nature of tne winter there can be no  doubt as to Spring being early.  Before starting spring work you are sure to be needing  some new outfit, and before purchasing we suggest a  look over our stocks.    In  Men's Khaki, Blue Denim, Cottonade  ���������and Black Denim Pants  our prices and goods are unbeatable, and we would also  call attention to a full range of  Men's Vvork Shirts at new prices for Spring, 1922  MAWSON   BROTHERS  Better Service General Merchants Lower Prices  IF  only the best of materials  together with careful and  efficient workmanship mean  good repair work, then wo  do good repair work.  Should YOUR Cor need  an overhaul, now ie the  time to have it done.  CRESTON SERVICE GARAGE  U OO ATE BROS.  PHONB Ol  Fob Salk���������130-egg incubator, also  brooder; democrat and hand sewing  machine, all in good condition. G.  Davie, Canyon.  Oreston Fruit Growers Union have  ft,������st*as!^ded5������ ear of fertilizer, and  priCes^hey are selling it to growers at  ���������H^ow-^t.^ensohdoHS cut as compared  with "af^yealraijb.  Miss Anna Anderson, of the nursing  staff * of- St. Eugene hoggsital, Cran*-  hrook, wasa week-end Visitor with  her.parents. Mr. and Mrs. "A. Anderson, Victoria Ave.     ^  'ftevTH. Varley is this week moving  from the house he has occupied on the  C. Moore ranch, to the new rectory  adioining Christ Church, which is now  practically completed.  A. B. S.^ Stanley, at one time edit-  or of the Review. and who at the present time is raiding atNelson. has been  named as temporary pastor of the  Baptist church at Trail.     ���������  Por.uie first time since the three-  cent letter rate was re-established  Creston postoffice is now abl.e to'sup-  "ply three-cent stamps in-popular book  form of eight for 25 cents.  Dry cleaning, pressing and repairs  and alterations made to gents' and  ladies' cloth;*:*?. Satisfaction guaranteed and prices reasonable. Algoft  Anderson, Asher's old stand.  The Presbyterian Ladies Aid St.  Valentine's tea and sale of .candy and  home .cooking on Tuesday afternoon  was quite liberally patronized, the  cash intake being in the neighborhood  of $60. ���������  The Grand .offers its patrons Charlie  Chaplin in "The Kid," on Wednesday  night, Fjeh.. 22nd. This is, without  doubt, Chaplin's biggest comedy success, and no lover of a screen cornedy  should miss it. ".'���������*....  Valley fisherman will .be interested'  in a recent order-in-council of the  Dominion Government placing -a close  season on trout fishing of any l$Tndin  all waters iti B.C. fi-bm Feb. 16 to May  I5th in each'year.   -  '; At the Women's Institute meeting  on Friday ", afternoon . arrangements  were completed for the first annual  banquet, which will be seryed in .the  Parish Hall on Tuesday-evening Feb.  28th, with supper at 6.30.  A representative of the well-known  tailoring firm- of ' Hobberlin Bros.,  Toronto, will be at the Speers' store  on Thursday next, 23rd, to take orders  for made-to measure'suits, for spring  and early summer delivery ������  * *   **:��������� <*;' *  Eggs have taken a drop in price and  are now retailing at 50 cents a dozen,  but even at that poultt-ymen are getting paid for their hen friiifc at a figure  that will compare favorably with almost any centre in the province.'  Mrs. Bennett and Mrs. Crosthwait  will be hostesses at a silyer tea_at the  Bennett home on Saturday afternoon*  Feb. 25th. from 3 to 5.30 under the  auspices of the Ladies' Guild of Christ  Ohuroh, to which all the ladies are invited. \ ?Ik"-Z-:','.������������������ ��������� ' '-\ ������������������  . At the Board of Trude meeting on  Tuesday night Messrs. Mallandaine  and Rodgers were appointed delegates  to attend the annual session of the  Associated Boards of Trade of Eastern  B.C., which opens at Nelson on February 23rd.  District forester Norman Moore of  Ci-iin brook, who was hero last week on  an official visit reports "that all old-,  time woodsmen are agreed that al*  the signs of the forest indicate that  1022 is to be an oldtime wet season in  East Kootenay. >       *  Creston Masonic Lodge has selected  Friday eyening, March*3i-d. for their  annual at home, which will he for  members and ytKiting brethren only.  It will  be  cards  and   dancing,   with  Messrs. Bundy,   Norris  and   W. R.  Long, the committee ib charge.  It is just seyen years'ago this wepk  (hat the bishop of Kootenay dedicated  Christ Church, Creston, and thesnr  "vices'on Sunday morning and evening  will be coinuienoriLtivo bf the eyent.  The Parish Hail, which was erected  the sh nie year, is now, also, clear of  debt.  The spacious ballroom of tho Grand  Theatre wm comfortably filled for the  JJBaniT orchestra dance on Monday  night, and tho music supplied was of  the UHiutl high order, while the floor  wan in perfect shape. Announcement  1 ���������< made that, tho orchestra will be here  again March 10.  Creston Indians report tho death already of quite a number of their  homes, and. tho cause, apparently, is  the na inc at: four veins ago when Dr.  Rutiedge, the Cranbrook vet'tfrinuriap,  made an iiiyeHtlgatlon<'iind reported  tho passing of the animals was duo to  overfeeding on rushes.  There is a small-sized epidemic oi  bad colds prevalent in the town at  present, and amongst those who had  to take a few days-off work last week  on this account were Messrs. O. G.  Bennett, C O. Rodgets and R. B,  Staples. This week, however, sees  them back at work again.  For Friday night next, Feb. 24th,  the entertainment offering will be the  Red .Cross benefit concert which is [being put on in the Grand under the direction of Mrs. Garland. Without  doubt tfete programme-is the best ever  submitted here and at popular prices  and for such a good cause none should  miss it. -    -  Those opposed to the opening of a  Government liquor store in Creston  have been active with petitions atfall  points in the Vallev the latter part of  week, and haye been successful in securing quite a heavy list of signatures,  467 names appearing on the list forwarded   the    Liquor   Control "Board  .r- A very fine collection of the work of  Frank Tose may be seen in the window of .Mawson Bros, store!, consisting  of' the following: 1021. deer head anjd  bald head eagle'riiounted, oil paintings*  and wax work of all. kinds. As^ Bf r.  Tose is moving away all of the aboye  are for sale". Enquire of "Mawson  Bros, as to prices. * . ,  There was quite a large* turnout at  tbe union meeting Jn Mercantile Hall  ou Sunday night, which was addressed, by Evangelist Roper of' Fernie,  whose topic Was. "Jonah and tbe  Whale." ���������- Revs. James tmd Knox'also  assisted in-the service, lhe evangelist is drawing large crowds at his  week-nit������ht revival "meetings in the  Methodist Church;  Messrs. Hayes and Holder and Mrs.  Maxwell have just been named as this  year's fall fair prize list committee,  ahd in the preparation ojf the needlework, cookings and juvenile classes  they will be assisted by Mesdames  Downs, Cherrington and Hayes from  the Women's Institute. Y It is hoped  by next week to publish the list on*  which awards will be made in fancy  work at the 1922 fair..    "  Wm. Ramsay of Nelson, public  works department engineer for West  Kootenay, .was here on first i62|  official visit, the fore part of the. week'?  Work of replacing the bridge' over the  Goat on th& Mission road will be commenced as soon as \~ is defitiitely ascertained whether the K,VZ Railway  Intends re-laying steel and operating  the line again���������which rumor is given  considerable credence a.t .Bonners  Ferry as well as here.      "  Anglican GiiurehSemGes  SUNDAY, FEB. 12  -CRESTCS '  ERICKSON  11 a.m. and 7.30 p.m.        3 p.m.  Dedication Festival  aitd Confectionery  Bread - (lakes : Pastry  '���������n  i  h  alffi  Coffee Rings  Cream Btsszs'  Chocolate Eclairs  BULK DATES ..rSSc. lb.  ~t\~>M^  ^-SLmilj A SIM  ***u*.M~t-"nsm  mt-ta-r-  bUIIBB  iva      uuiies      liocoa      BOfrsi  served in our Tea Room. -  L  BERT NORRIS  Nest Sevan's Garage  t.m   Shoe ansi,. Harness  Repairing  's Hklf :Sbles, f L25  Women'sHa-^SoM^OO  Guaranteed for 6 months,;  Secondhand Store in connection  with business'  CALFASTRAY  Strayed from the Pow ranch on or  about February 1st. one eight months'  old steer calf, all red. Reward to party giying information as to whereabouts.   J. W. DOW, Creston.  Ricli in GnKerfa!, and from  Tuberculin-tesJed Caws  7 Quarts or 14 PintB for $160.  CREAM FOR SALE  HalfrPiut  20c  Pint  -vY.85a  " f  ������������������'"'���������  Quart  60a  MOUNTAIN VIEW RANCH  WALTER V. JACKSON  WEDNESDAY, FEBrY. 22  ibl/i. *  REELS  of  JOY  1  a wrw'n^oRalAXTniC2,noN*  V     ' *       '���������*...  The Super-Comedy that took a year to make, and  it packB  enough   laughs  to   last  another  year!N  Charlie does all the things you've never seen him do  before . . and the greatest kid in the world lends a  hand. *    ���������  '   "  :  ���������^rMkui, nh^. tern ^ka niiii ^Hmt *m mk tm   ���������     ������������������ ^mhmib      im ee     em .^^m ^m^  PRICES: Adults 50c.       Children 25c.  Children over 12, 50c.  ii  MM  MUM  X  j


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