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Creston Review Dec 19, 1924

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Mr* *������<-1 Mvb, Byekmas and fosst'Sy  *upt������l| annul; fl o'clock  the weather ^* r������������.^_.__. _.._>���������__ ___.������*..������-���������   x���������-- ._.������.-���������*���������_:_ .  was mild with a light ram  but at 9.30 U^j of fche week, with Mr.  and Mrs-  the gale struck with^fall force and ^e | Jai* o_memn, prior  to  leaving  for  Kellogg, Idaho,-where they are moving to reside permanently.  persons or property is Indicated in tbe  facffthat the chimneys on the Methodist and Presbyterian churches were  wrecked, rand at Christ church considerable havoc was wi ought with the  shingle rooft  y .Following the gale the Valley "has  been in the grip, of unusually cold  ������reaihes���������-not quite "so severe as the  record breaking cold spelL.at' the 'first  of last January, .but still tamisually  severe for this district.  Frank Oelli^wb������^fias been a visitor  2������ Ken   atSaTX. Sanaa? j������uiu.t43    iSr *������I3@ paSt  few-weeks, got fau^hn Thursday last.  * Ed.    and   'Charlpb   BotteritI    were  visitors with- friend in Cranbrook a  uouple* oi days*- shs-y-latter part of the  week.    ���������" - - ->_    * -" vt  wind, -which blew, at a rate of almost  a|_cfcy nrtile*.   an   i_nnta_    \������ffcl������* every   SO  -often a little increased speed. ' bowled  /n.mrmm WAaarlokaulo    slOSOtS. yfcr1s3S*'t"i*--' bul������d*������  ings,    barns,   and    was- particularly  effective in toppling. over chimneys of  every description, lifting off roofs of  residences and  barns and  blowing in  -windows , more particularly   of   the  larger .sizes, .the Fraser bafsery, Imperial-Bank, Lytle.*s jewelery   store .and  the Auditorium att- suffering  iu   this  regard, whilst  as   -.foe- Rodgers  bos:  factory lumber was scattered in every  direction, and quite a complete wrecl*  madeof about 100  yards   of   the   big  galvanised  pipe- used   as   a  sawdust  conveyor.  . fn the aroma! kingdom the barni no  - the W. 3. Watson ranch was  blown  down killing  his   work  horse  wh*U*;h  Was quartered in   it, " and   there  was  considerable loss to potiltrysssh, who  were unable tojrecover _ many  of  the  birds so unexpectedly liberated when  the gale overturned or   collapsed   the  poultry sheds. ,jC������esfco������i public library  h___-*4������__flr waft-M^ii������^ Jwa������SKke_l rbnt  in notltoo bad shape.  The telephone line, particularly east  of town suffered' a heavy casualty  amongst the poles, whilst the pipe Jine  feeding the waterworks system was  also badly disarranged on account of  the falling trees. However the company's reserve?, supply was available  and there was no great shortage "anywhere with'the exception of. the residents on the hill. -'-''-.  . Due to the "soft shape the Band was  in when the ~ blow atarted - there is  some damage in the orchards due- to  trees being blown over, whilst along  Goat mountain thev havoc played with  standing timber-.is very much in evidence. '" '"  Considerable trouble was experienced  in getting the youngsters home from  school, with the gale blowing at ita  highest just about noon and tbe mercury steadily climbing down below  zer������.\ the situation being aggrevnt d  due to the fine weather before school  timet*making many of the scholars  careless as to clothing, more than few  being on hand without even mitts.     .!  That the olow hnd   no   respect for  SlttHB THEfffRE      9  Saturday, DEC.t,  A. D._ Pochin had quite a good  turnout of marksmen at his '' turkey  shoot on Wednesday a-fternoon last in  spite "of .the heav^ snowstorm. All  but one bird .was^won before darkness  intervened, Alf Pahiter being high gun  at the ->hoot. With three "turkeys to his  credit." -v  .   -. - -  Mrs. Att-wood.Ieft on Saturday for a  few days visit -w������������fi friends in Cran-  a.- a- '"*-.-  dersont ''Warjbrie Strong, Vera Mc^'  Gonegal^Willard Blair, Vivian i������ang  tois, Clifford Doery, Alice Cameron,  Clara Faystoa not- ranked. Qrade 2-1-  Margaret Hamilton, Grace Strong,  Wilbert Doery, Mildred Hamilton.  Tommy -Fayston. " Grade la,���������Hazel j  McGonegal, Nettie. Androsoff,Celina j  Ijangiols, Frank Abar and __yrtle Anderson equal. Grade Ib-^-Marie Arb,  Billy Fayston, Mary Androsoff.  Institute Makes  s  :������i__i_-__  ���������wanr*  - The deer season, which closed on  Monday, has been aboutjfehe best local  hunters have experienced, Sid McCabe  being amongst .others %%ho had no  trouble whatever. In*1- getting their  quota of bucko.-       "*��������� , ' *  A number of the young people from  here w,ere at Wynhdei on Saturday  night for 'the masquerade dance,  brakeman Bill SmitiT presiding at -$he  piano* in fine style for some of the  dance numbers.  Rev. H. Varley is due here for eve-  Rsng-__u:_h of/England service on  Sunday, and it will  he   largely  of a  MrTand Mrs. Harold "Langston are  down from ILlnclcm&nn and -will be  staying over until after New Tears.  Jolm Finlay, who has been at Kim-  berley for the past few -months, has  returnee! to iastera  *-������������ ���������_. ������   a/uiiauuiiu) UMunv  rar. ana saxa. jBLrtnur x*iortn cert rasii  week for Victoria and other ^rcast  points, and will be away for at least a  month.  So far as can be Teamed Sam By-  sonth is having the best long-distance  luck of all the- radio   owners   in   the  X*-xx^J.  r-_*_l_'-*3____*- <!������.'_._>  from   a   sfaatidh" ;Jnr JSngSand-   "THia  equipment- -is. a-"^Oanadia'n-^General  Blectric and is-certainly a, dandy, nt  delivering the far away station broad  casts.  The: Screen's Most Magnificent Photoplay I  ZANE GREY'S  "Wanderer of  the Wasteland  You have never in.yotuvlife  seen anything so amazingly  beautiful as this natural-  color production. Made by  a remarkable now process  that brings every hue to the  Hcieon  a������  natural   as  life.  In their spare time the section crewe  ar*������ kept busy spreading Ballast at the  fill at Kootenay "Landing. Up til', the  cold snap set in most - every 'freight  brought in a few cters of tailings front  the concentrator at Kimbei-ley which  as-ebeing used to strengthen the earth  and rock filling.  Everyone will hear with regret that  Miss Knott has turned in her resignation us teacher at the Sirdar school, of  which she has been principal for the  past year. Both in the ������*chooi and the  life of the community she has been a  valued citizeifr > of Sirdar, and her  decision';-!'to. relinquish'.the position is  anything but merry ChristmuH - news.  The trustees are making an effort to  again secure a man to take charge.  7 Several of-our citizens we_*e at Creston on Wednesday for the damage  action trial before Judge Forln in  which Mr. "Lombardo "He d Leo Yat,  cook nt the C. P. H. hoti'l for dam-- ges  sustained by one of hla cows, and said  to be due try the Chinaman having  driven \he cow over the.steep bank at  the rear of the hotel. Dlie to Judge  Forin's non-appearance the ttjal Hud  to be postponed.    *"  'The gale that blow at nil. points  along the Crow lino on Monday was  quite severely felt here,- with the lake  so rough Unit the Naaooltin tied up at  the wharf at the Landing nil night,  McCabe's B & B crew and ull the  section hundu had a busy day clearing  the truck "east of here whieh was  thickly -tB-own'uith trees howled over  by the gale. The eastboiind'piissenKer  did not leave Sirdur until almost 7 iu  the evening, and it wns nt least midnight befoi-e the west bound arrived.  Percy. Leslie and-Bsrt Boffey had a  couple of days off at the latter part of  the week, and iii their   hunting oper-  xlf-.-rano aan $_S������k   A ������wrf>������������../^a^.aa,k      <_>_-fa_a     ^S7������af*������5  succ^sful in getting three fine bne*ks.  This year- has beenJfee beat for deer  huntiug that Erickf-on hunters have  had fpr some time.  Mrs. Craigie got-' buck on Sunday  from-Granbropk where she had been  with Mrs'.Ciaigie, ttje.. who underwent  an bpei^iorfefar the hospital. in that  city on Thursday, and who is making"  a- very satisfactory recovery. -  Reports from 'Vancouver, where L..  T. Lsvs"j;"'e, . ������s ' .ic^ain undergoing  hospital treatsnehi. are very satisfactory, biit he fcs hot expected home  for some time yet. y  - Mrs. 33. Carfcwrighfc and  two   chil  dren," who have been on a few weeks*  visit with friends "at   Kegina,   Sask.,  arrived home the last -week.  .^  "SSl-ilekSOST - "������������wi^h<i.ji&j-  ^fa^vA. Tf������vcM*h  $&$x&!ifti$M\^ -the.  Valley in Monday's '-isuiaii'sisssd tornado.- Quite a ncHnber bf outbuildings  of one f4ortandR������nother were "wrecked,  telephone poles were broken, off, and  with the land so - soft when, the blow  started naturally -sqme of the orchards  have suffered somewhat from having  trees uprooted.  Geo, Cartwright is preparing for" a  banner turnout at his" real oldtinie  shooting match today,- and .with popular nrtces nnd *������ fre** lunch there  should be keen demand for the fleck  of geese, turkeys, and. -ichickens that  will be available.  Lister Trading & Supply Company  are taking delivery of. another carload  of flour and-feed. It is the well known  Ogilvse line. v  Rev." G. Knox was out from Creston  on Sunday for the   ustuil' fortnightly  service.    He    was    accompanied   by  Principal Jones of the public school  who favored with a solo. Miss Holmes  accompanied at the organ.  Frank Baker is down from JEIock-  mann for a few days and* reports his  chickens doing -very well. His flock  of 2ft of last year's pullet's have just  completed a year's lay, with a flock ^  average of slightly better than 194  eggs per bird. These are 'White Leghorns.  The Whist drive and   dance put on  - The final meeting of Creston Women's Institute for 1924* whs held on  Friday afternoon, with the president.  Mrs. Lyne, in the chair. The feature  of the session wasftae report on. tbe  recent -conference of the Kooten ay-  Boundary Institutes, which was presented ha considerable detail fey Mrs.  Lyne, in the absence of Mrs.   Boyd,  <rhn    waa    the     OJlflcisl      de!e*^9.tS.      Is  discussing local institute effort Mrs.  Lyne bespoke a large membership for  1925, stating the work of the institute  merited a membership of at least a  hundred. Most of those present joined  up for ft-not-her year, with the annual  meeting and election of ofllcei-sib take  nlaaaa^a xat:JtlfmA   a^avnla-k   ��������������� *,,...*..;.    ���������*_ *.r.Zr.w.  A paper on legislation especially  affecting women and children was read  by Mrs. J. W. Hamilton.  After hearing a statement as to the  work carried on from the monies'  contributed to the crippled children's  fund, the meeting voted $25 to this  good cause aa* a Christmas offering. -  ft was also arranged to have a wreath  of evergreen placed an t_e grave of  little Dorothy Richardson at Vancouver. A vote of sympathy waB  tendered Mrs. Boyd whose father  passed away early this month.  There Was als-O u donation Cm tfSS to  the public school library. This will go  through the trustees as the institute  understands that by so doing the  department of "education will give an  Kitchener-School Report  by the Lister C6m^unity Society was   ^y^, ^  held on   Fnday   night,   w.th   a  mcej    The  enterfcalmnent    features   wer8f  a  nice  hrowd in attendance, there being seven , ..   _, __.      ������,*...   *.        ___���������_,  .  i~������       ^     _j^3������_-    --*������ j*-~.\ supplied by Miss Isdith Crawford and  tables at cards.    First prize  for ladies! ������������ _    ;.*?._._ . ...  prize  wept ...to- Mt������.-...JiiS'Hltho������sf_l ���������and .Y the  gentlemen ' top B<^rer.l ws|ts _������.-_L.*|-tle  tolnn^-3*he^ifflH^  Miliuigtonand W. G. Littlejohn. TBe  committee in.chargeof theaffair weire  G. Niblow, assisted by Mrs. Chudley  and Mrs. Bird. After refreshmt-nts  were served there was a short business  session, when the aims aud objects of  the society were explained^ The next  Social evenirfg will be put on by a  committee headed by* John Bird,  assisted by Mrs. Powers*-*nd Mrs. H.  Langston.    Dancing   was-carried nn  a������w_t������! ������>hf������Kt I.f*!G*S_E-_  W&ntMleB  Perfect attendance���������Mildred Andeen  Ellen Andeen, Nettie Androsoff, Mary  Androsoff, Myrtle Anctersnn, Olnrence  Anderson, Ludwig Anderson, Selfuer  Anderson, Frunk Abar, Wesley Blair,  Dennis Bush, Alice Cameron, Wilbert  Doery, Clara Fayston, Billy Fayston,  Tommy Fayston, Murgaret Hamilton,  M ildred Hamilton, Vivian Langloie,  Alice Molander, Beatrice Molander,  Richnrd Molander. Mavjorie Strong.  Highest stnnding, names in ordea of  merit, Grade 8���������Alice Molander, Clara  Andeen. Grade 7���������-Clara Hunt, Mildred Andeen, Ludwig Anderson.  Grade 5���������Beatrice Molander, Dennis  Bush. Grade 1���������Clareince Anderson,  Wesley Blair, ' Richard Molander,  Myrtle Strong.   Grade S���������Selruer An-  Mrs.  a^4-Va  Jessie Lewis,  vvmmi&jn.  who each favored  uusvesaes  were Mra.* .W. JS. Crawford, _frs- Geo.  xdinlig~andy_fr^':Mw'-^Tousg.- -"_���������---���������  Indicm Froze fo Death  _7I3*I_*1I!I!* t  REGULAR PHIGES  Ih the Grand Porks .district buck  d������u-.-G avu becoming, no 6Ca*#i-co and does  so humeiotu. that tho cougars and  coyotes ������are having no difflcully In  killing off the females in. very large  numbers.  A Burns Club hun just been started  at Cranbrook, and almost the first  bur-lncBs transacted after its formation  was to w*-H.������*! th.*** a-Ht-af---"-**-. Bt.  Anch-cw'ii Society "of the town asking  them to haufl ������,v<_r noun- $81 they hud  made at a dinner lii*~t year to be used  hy the new gaug of Scotchmen.  A Penholder will be.given to  .the'.ill'st Two Hundred Boys ,  and Girls, under  12 years  of age, who come into our  store on SATUBDAY andv  MONDAY next, December  20th and 22nd.  allf _i Em\-1       B_l^ai^l i-a���������i-'O  wfilllBB BIBlliilpId  The storm on Monday blew down J.  Bathie's new barn and hay shed which  were just completed.  Thursday, December 25thr being  Christmas Day, the postofflce will be  open for the del'.very cf mail from 4 to  ,5 p.m. only.  Monday's storm will-give considerable temporary inconvenience to  Monuid Wigen's sawmill operations  up Lizard Ci-eek, though we are glad  to eny, very little actual dr.mage was  done.  The C.G.I.T. concert in the old  schoolhouse on Friday, December  10th, will commence at 8 p.m. The  admission is 60 cents, children 26centa������  Supper will be served after the programme. Everybody welcome, and a  real goqd programme guaranteed.  On Monday this district experienced  Lhe worst blizzard ever known in this  part of the Kootenay. The storm  started ut 0.80 a;m. and there was nn  letup until along early Tuesday  morning, lhe roads were blocked by  fallen timber. All tho wires were  down and tho town trnttic was all  delayed owing to fallen trees ucrcM*-  tho track, und communication cut off  due to the wires being ont of commission. ,  Tho K.K. Club masquerade donee on  Frlduy night last was ono of most  sinccefiRfnl ever hi-hl htr-rf, There was  a fine display of costumes, and the  judges had a haid time selecting the  winners. Thoao flnully chosen were  ns follows: First Indies, Miss Nora  Hagen as a yellow rose; second ladles.  Miss G. Towt-on, as Queen of Hearts.  First gents, Olaf G-erde,. En a Nor  weigan    national     costume;    second  . ..    **4 *     ...       *��������������� . .        -a. t < ������      - , f.    a -  ������^*-aa4M������,   ���������.���������*.������_.'.*.     44*%*.4,m.k.4Ji4.4*4f    4*^4    4m.M   i..4<..4~...  BJ very body was'well pleased with thf  distribution of prl������oa. The music by  the    Creston    orchestra,    who   were  Monday's blizzard -was. responsible  for one death locally, the unfortunate  being Sacre Peters, a Creaton indian,  who had gone out early that morning  to bring in a deer he had killed the day  before in the Corn Creek country. It  would appear that the morning nun  had soaked his clothing : thoroughly  and whilst attempting to make his  home at Nick's in the face of the 00-  milean hour gale he froze to death  with unusual ������adde������!n*sa������ His sndiart  friends went out in search for him  Tuesday whess his ahsc-sc^ trss report^  ed and he was found on the trail near  the Corn Creek school building. Coroner Dr. Henderson and the provincial police investigated the matter and  decided an inquest was unnecessary.  assisted by Mr. Smith, who plays with  the Cranbrook orchestra, was of the  finest nnd a good time was spent by  all.  GRAND THEATRE  Thursday, DEC.  Id  Ohristmas Night  at 8,30  Poll Negri  in the  panisli  ncer  iSI 138 Wm������B WWMT Ml  fl  TOO GOOD TO MISS J B____fl  mgmgg^&gmmiMmms^  ass  '"W  TEZE   REYIEW,    CRESTON,    B.    O.  ,.....,.,.,..,.... -RO.R-,.   ...   ....... .. ...   .^ wffi3J^t-fl^iW^B5^%.  zm&.miiEk^^  mm~zzA������&i������m^AAmm  NEVER FIRE FIRST  V* ���������' -"7 -k- -'  JAMES FRENCH pORRANCEJ  Co-Author   of v-."Gret_-Ypur    Man,"  "Glory Rides the Ran*.e,"  Etc.  (Serial   Rights   Arranged   Through  K.   r>.   Goodchlld,   Publishers,  Toronto)  megaphone/' he said In a light tone.  "Ef you've any secrets- " -  Brewster's laugh was natural enough  to be reassuring.     "If we were talking secrets,'stranger, we'd take to the  brush.      I've  lived in    the    Bonanza  since the day it was    opened,    and    I  don't even think .secrets behind these  make-believe -walls."  yyThe   sergeant   dismissed   his   unin-  tiptional eavesdropping :\yith a shrug  and  turned  to  the   deputy.'       Out on  the trail this morning you seertied to  think yoa**iiaight want me latki*. You'll  know  now" wherie tofind m^-^Eoom  number t-welve." ......     -v*^   ���������':���������'.:!7  "Forget   this   a.m.,   old   topper.  :    I  was  maybe a little finite excited  out  ���������'there at the scene of the. crime. There  ain't sech a lot of difference between  deputy sheriffs and mounted esrgeants.  It might-a been me lying there dead**-  er than dead.      Your happening along.  looked    sort    of   "queer..    I'm    seeing  straiglite'r now.      You're welcome  to  ; Gold   and   i   hope  you   get  what   you  \ come for." .... ... ��������� '7  You'll find me strong for law- and  ���������^kizmmxBmkm:  order,'  mp  (Continued)    '    " ���������'  The genuine sergeant winced involuntarily. Itwas a vers" bad joke. He  doubted that he ever would become accustomed to Sergeant Seymour spoken  of as murdered-���������done. for.  "Shoot," he heard Brewster invite.  "It's this way, Phil. Seymour must-  have been quite a responsible member of the Force. As you said this  a.m., his snuffing Is going to make a  noisy roar-back. I got .to report it to  somebody in the Mounted���������but who  and whereat?"  Seymour fidgeted uneasily in the  silence.that followed, evidently due to  Brewster's considering his answer.  He detested eavesdropping; never had  resorted to it on any of his cases. Bj-  way of letting the two in. the adjoining  room know of his presence, he scraped  his chair noisily over the bare floor.  This warning, however, failed to check  Brewster, or even to lower his voice.  "I remember reading that "Vancouver is ih& nearest staff-office of this  new Canadian Mounted Police, but I've  just beea thinking       It' they send  a lot of Mounties into Gold and run  down these stage-robbing murderers,  you're not going to get any credit. I'm  strong for home industry, even in justice. Why don't you delay reporting  the sergeant's death until you land  your-man?"  "Say. you're a real friend, Phil, even  if you do try to ride me sometimes. E  need the credit for turning a trick, like  that. It might make me sheriff when  the old man. gets through. But���������but  would I dare?"  Seymour started for, the hall but on  ' the way, lieard Brewster's reply:  "Write your report, Sam, but don't  post it untiL after tomorrow's mail has  gone. That'll give you a week. Then  .address the letter to Ottawa, which  will give you a few. days more. In  that time, you ought to. have'the murderers rounded up. You can forget  what I told you about there being any  Vancouver headquarters."  Surprise at such advice from a  seemingly public-spirited citizen delayed Seymour's knock until he had  heai-d it through. Of course, all this  might be merely a sign of real, though  mistaken, friendship for Hardley. On  the other hand, was it possible 'that  Brewster had personal reasons for  wishing to delay the coming of the j  Mounted? * \  With this question to the lore of his|  mind, Seymour knocked on the adjoin-1  ing door and was invited in.      ilia en- j  try seemed not to disturb cither of* the  L wo.  "Just wanted to 'ell you that the  next room is occupied and that the.  parti lion between, trf more- or less of a  Honestly  Seymdiur replied.  This seemed to invite Hardley to  real confidences.* Beckoning Seymour from the doorway, he edged his  chair closer, to the cot on which Brewster reclined in his stockinged feet.  "Don't mind telling you two in confidence," he leaned f 61'ward*" and whispered, "that I'm in a fair way to nabbing the two who robbed the stage and  killed*.Tabor and Seymour. Maybe I  ain't seemed to be doing much, but  I've got clews to burn already.'*  "You have?"-cried Brewster,7hunch-  ing himself into a sitting position on.  'the cot. ".";" :.  Hardley nodded assuredly. "'There  were two of them in the .bush- lying for  the sergeant this morning. -One had  a Winchester 30-30 and used it to kill  Seymour. One rode a horse that was  shod in front but plain behind." He  paused, evidently, from his expression,  to collect the encomiums he considered ; his due. --w ,-��������� *"'-'.  "Important yif true,^ Sam," Brewster  observed. ���������  Quick work," admitted the Mountie,  surprised; his hand was in  the trousers pocket that held tlie cartridge case picked up that morning.  "How ih the world did you learn all  that?" . - ,  Hardley seemed to relish supplying  the-'' details, -even though he had to  whisper them. Apparently he had  forgotten, that one of his confidants  was an "Utter stranger both to him and  to the camp, one whose name even  he did not know. His was country-  official vanity advanced to the nth' degree. ;. ' . ��������� .....   ���������--.;.  "Dr. Pratt dug out the bullet, which  fixed the brand of the gun with which  the deed was done. Then I've got a  half-breed boy on my staff who's keen  as a. Gordon, sjetter in the bush. He  found the horse track of the two from  the scene of the crime.. Now I'm looking foj-. a man with a 30-30 repeater  and a." horse Tthat's. Shy-oh shoes."  Surprised that Hardley should have  shown so much initiative*, and apprehensive that he was getting top near  '���������.lorne" for comfort, Seymour framed  a diverting question. x  "What do you know about the chap  who was killed ?"  "You mean this last one���������Staff-Sergeant Seymour?" asked>the deputy in  turn, but merely as a preface, not'  waiting for an answer. "Kirby of the  First Bank has heard of him. Says  he was nicknamed 'Sergeant Scarlet'  up in the Northwest, territories, and is  guilty of some of the hardest patrols  ever made. He must have been a  regular fighting machine.' Autopsy  proved that." "'���������*���������"      ���������  Sergeant Scarlet! That was the  nickname Moira had given him! But  others, to be sure, had used it before  his beautiful Irisher. Perhaps his  reputalion as a man-getter had spread  further than he knew.  Anyway, his chance to check up on  Widow Caswell had arrived sooner  than he expected. He showed casual  but sufficient interest in the disclosures mentioned.  "The sergeant had been uiider fire  "before, and more than once," declared Hardley. -'The doctor found a sil-  vt->r* plate bracing his spine high up between the shoulders. And, would you  believe It, 1 hero was a dent in that  plate which looked as il' he'd been, hit"  in   iini  id en Heal   repair  spot by  Home   , later l.nll������*.!._" '    .  "(. heel'<>d to a. T," iho tight Seymour  'fngo-mar, N. S. ��������� "I took your medi- ! 0|* Hu< widow's lnl*->.  cine for a run-down condition and inward ' j*,. been me more llian ever anxious  troubles. I had painH in my right side j to ���������-,,������ clear of tho talkative deputy,  bo bad at times that I could not walk 7^-31 h all his false surmises, Ihe nanny distance. 3 saw about Lydia K. 1-, lt,���������;,--horn bun..I or had eorrpflr,^ some  Pinkham's Vegetable Compound in the. accurate inl'ormru ion. and mi..ht make  the;-/$ergeaStTahd..: ��������� he congratulated  himself J!th^%:he 'had attracted-;'-only  passing* notice as he sat seemingly  absorbed in-^n old fiction magazine,  with his coffee never quite finished  befpreyhlm. 7 Hte; had gained nothing  by coming early, for it was nearly Jiine  o'clock* when"at last they found themselves alone. .7  "Are you too tired to talk, Mrs. Caswell? -You've had a hard day," the  sealant .interrupted himself- The  widow!smiled wanly, a grateful light  in her eyes, but'replied that she would  prefer to-"have it''over with."  "Let me see," she considered, for  appearance's sake supporting her  weary self by leaning over a stooi, instead a sitting, down at the table beside him. "Where' was I this afternoon when that old pest broke in?"  "I trust you punctured Cato's  hopes?**.; The sergeant could not resist the momentary disgression.  "The presuming ox had been drinking," she1 said. "He-gave me���������well,  let's call it an argument; but I had  the'last'word..,...; He'll not come bother-  running |his gating place, until I heard  from him. You. see, it waa .safe  .enough, for we had oeenvPery careful  and jio one .s aspect ed that* there was  any relationship. After that evening,  I never saw Bart again to speak to." "  That she might not yield to this call  upon her emotions, Seymour put out a  couple of rapid fire questions. "You  think, then, that one of these so-called Montreal crooks got him? Any  line on tli������m?"     ���������:.*  (To be continued)  Relics  Of  By-Gone   Days  ���������    \  Home  S  BETTEB In  EVERY WAY  After Taking Lydia E. Pink-  ham's Vegetable Compound  newspapers and have taken five bottles  of it.    I am better in every way and  you   can  uae   rny letter  to help other  women."��������� Mre,   Alvita   M.  Pei'KY, ;  Jrvp-omar, !M. S. j  1  Nervous Breakdown Relieved  Toronto, Ontario,���������"'Tt is pretty hard  to explain your foolinp-H in nervous  trouble.*, i felt low Hpintod, hati pmn.1  in my head and eyea, always cry in**, and  did hot want In j*;o anywhere. I do  knittinpj and fancy work, and I would  f*ot irritable after a few minuter' of  work. J have been in Canada live; yca/.'^  nnd havo been this way ever since V  came. I am taJ_3n# Lydia K. Pinkharn'a  Vegetable Compound and J Bleep better  and it sen ma to make rnc eat, and 1 rn-uat  .say i am t'ceiin-jf more .-.ouy. I ..avc  f-re-nt fnil-.li in in your medieirja. beeaufl-e  of what it hu.s done for nw husband'a  fliRter and ahe riftcommended it to me."  -���������-Mra. A. SmitM. 10 Burleigh Avenue,  To rim or den, Toronto, Ontario.  All rli-i.tftfiHtaH-'l" tliinrffjf������tindjd>l4'. rrat-id-  rcine, ������nd women auflforing from th<*H������  troubiew ho common to their acx ahould  jjfivc it u tciaJ now.:  W.    N.  (J  \'������ -"7  11   tl.-al   ol" trouble   Cor  him,       Al. flr,--  elianee he ^'ol. hack to. hln room,  V\'iilt ii lew Hvvin. .slroken, he eom-  ���������>l.-ift| suit I signed his repnrl.. Tils  (). ('. initHt. be prepared I'or IliaJ murder repori. whether Hardley finally  iir-ted   on   J.-ireWKl.er'B advice  or not.  Hurry I riff from the hotel Into King  Slit'-'i, Keyinnnr I'oiind Ihe post omco  iiful mailed iois IhIjoi-. Tha-Ji, nl-  iboiigb lhe liour wiih only neven, he  advanced ,'.a,suiilly upon tht- Home  liest.-tura 111, lie wast, eager to be on  hi-- way to the ereelcM brd'ore llui'dley  ...��������� uiiijaie... i_.-_ i,u.<..,\t>l.) In'- nihvhi, upon  ihi* t'uei h,-i������ Heyinour'H i-llle, Bfored  uiil. bin ouifti. wan a 'SO-rtfl nnd ihn'l  Knv>- w(in ".hod Ii* from and plain be-  /���������JI.M'TKf*   XIX".  Into tho Night  "Von wi-ji- 'iFiyiiu., Mi'ii, t'linwell-- "  .-','���������;/ mour'1-1 wall lit one of I be IJnimj'.'i  ".mull ������alilt-H hud iieen long drawn.  The Hlenth'i wl������h������w wan worked "rag-  y,fi." '10 <-or.k and v,%u:v^ Ilin 13*1 <- oT cuh-  tornei-'i thai, by perverne ehanee, had  .���������,!���������!. h. i'.'^i 1 !".!;"..;:���������'." :.;tr';Ti;. 'hc.t ���������,*r"-"1n'r  Foi-tunaleiy,   all   v/ern   -iH-an.-erB   to  1U.&   aiuuiiu. ut;io .agajii, ;  After a smile and nod of approval,!  Seymour returned to their unfinished j  business.  :  "You -Vere telling me what  Bart had in view up the creeks. Something "richer than.gold"���������wasn't that  the way yon put it?"  "His very words," the widow went  on in the glow of loving reminiscence.  "Naturally, I was curious,, for I  thought ; the gold was all there was  worth -while.':ylip here. I asked liim  what he meant," With that, her lips  were stilled and a dreamy look ca*me.  into her eye's.- \-y-A-.  The sergeant1 did not believe that  she had paus.ed with aggravating intent, or even from any sense of/the  dramatic. -Doubtless, her thoughts  were with the departed rogue. But  that was 110 place at all fbr her to  stop; he just couMn'fc js. ait longer to  learn what in Gold was richer than  gold.      . .    " 71..  "Yes���������yes!" he prodded, glancing at  his watch, to suggest a time reason  for his hurry.  "Why, Bart, just took me into his  arms In a gentle, big-bear way he: had  ���������at times-���������and said���������I'll never forget; it made me so happy." \ . ���������  Again, she" was living over what evidently had been the big moment off  her recent life; but that fact did not  ease in" the least Seymour's present  impatience.  "Well, what did he say?"  "Bart said���������'All you'll care to know.  Marge old dear, is-that I'm going to  put something ove?r in the name off  the law and within iti I'm going to  rectify a wrong. In the name of the  lloyal Mounted, Fin going to loot, some  looters.' That's what Bart said, and  you can understand, Mr. Sergeant,  how happy it made me.": .     -   ���������    *  For another brief moment, Margaret Caswell succeeded in forgetting  her recent bereavement.'  "The talk was the morning after the  unfortunate s tage���������business," sho  went on with just a little break in her  voice at the mention of the crime,  "Bart went, forth in his borrowed uniform to establish himself at the hotel  as bents an officer. He dropped in  here for supper and we had a fine talk.  He told me that nobody seemed to  doubt his authority and that the whole  camp was breathing easier at sight 0"  the scarlet and gold." . "]���������  Exactly like a woman to be accurato  about the clothes he wore, thought  Seymour, and he pictured the swath  the handsome crook must have cut in  the new camp all excited with its first  big crinia.        __*-'���������    ,  "Bart knew that he would have to  work fast," the woman was saying.  "From letters or orders he found 3_  the bag, he was aware that you woul <\  soon be coming In plain clothes. In  spite of tho fact that he would bo acting in the name of the L,aw- and that  I all his so-c.tlled lifting would .fee from  I Montreal crooks, he'd bo forced to  make a getaway over the Alaskan bolder, from there to catch some -through  steamer to the States."     .  "Montreal cioolcs!" More than  ever was Seymour now interested. Whs  it possible .hut, in that ^nexplicaWo  wav of the ulmosL IracUlefiH wlld.'t. liis  trail here would uross that of Hany  Karmaek'H���������that his unsolved nsRigin-  ment might be completed nnd his piiKit  ���������with Moira validated? Harry Kni-  maclc, he well knew, had been hand -m  glove with the worst of Montreal"**  underworld characters, although there  the lawless element'had been able to  cover the einbes-zler.  !l.ui,  the woman waa.Kolng on:   "It  was  agreed   that I'ct  stay right  hero  Brings Home Old Chest of Spanish  P'rate-s From Southern Seas  Relics full o������ romance have been  brought from the Caribbean Sea to  Toronto by W. W. Tretlieway, souvenirs of his yachting cruise. He obtained them from Sam Brdwn, a treasure-seeker, who is constantly searching in this sea for ancient spoil. One  of Mr. Tretheway's souvenirs is ah ornate .hammered steel chest of the pirate period of 300 years ago, when buccaneers adventuring from the Spanish  j Majri-took what they found and asked  no man's authority,  This chest has heavy handles, an-  excellent key-lock of fancy cut steel,  aud is bound', with steel^ ban "is back  and "front!!- Deep notched catches at  the side, assist its security. The rust  of the sea for three centuries has eaten it* through In places, but it is easily  seen that it was a very serviceable  property. When .found it was partly  full bt\ Spanish, gold and silver coin  and short pieces o������ bullion.: As it is  two feet .high, and .1 three aiid a half  long, It could easilyContain"a fortune.  Along with this is "'another smaller one  of iron. It is not nearly _fo ornamental as the other, but probably has had  quite as interesting a history. x  ElfCTSJ  Should Mow  that Zana-Bt-Jk contains in most  compact  form all  the  essentials  of*; a,7perfect   ever-ready   home  skin medicine.  .  .j.his grand herbal  15*  ____~-.i-:r..-i ���������  preparation  burns, scalds, etc., or for chafed  and* chapped skins: * lit removes  .., ajl 'danger- *��������� oi " germ-infection,  poisQning or inflammation, and  heals the most troublesome wound  or sore with remarkable ease.  __nma*B������a-am  ���������       ������������  ���������ss  ��������� ������������������  ������saesi--a_E!5s  Two-inch Box," useful for both  Accidents and S8*i*ra 9iseasde  Nigerian, Ruler Sees  First Moving -Picture  Accompanied By Favorite Wives Who  Were Closely Veiled  The Emir of Katsina, who governs a  districtx of Nigeria many times larger  thatt England, attended a moving pic-  LITTLE   HELPS  FOR  I THIS ^VEEK  ^^^*^l������������*a������-0>^a������-������a_.^������-^������-^^a_������-������~������������^������a������   ������^ -I.^X������^K������><fc^a^-fc_������^'  A.merry heart doeth good like^a medicine.���������Prov. xvii.^ 22. ..  Jog on, jog on the foot-path way,  And merrily hent the stile-a;  A merry heart goes all the day,,  -   Your sad tires in a mile-a.  --    . - ...   ������������������Shakespeare.  Liaughing* cheerfulness throws sunlight on all the paths of life. Peev--  ishness covers with its ^l������*'j|g|jf*'g- even  the iriost' distant Uottz^j" Sorrow  causes more absence of mind andcon-  fusion than so-called levity.���������Jean  Paul Friederich "Richter.  It is ever my thought that~'the/most  God-fearing man should be the most  blithe man.���������Thomas Carlyle.""-    j  Cor the j&rst time in his life.  The. "Emir: was enthusiastic about  the movies. - He was accompanied by  his two favorite wives, who remained  closely veiled throughout ^he performance. Upon their arrival at the theatre the wives were escorted into the  manager's office to -wait until the light  went down so that they ^should not be  seen by vulgar eyes;" .7,.  CONSTIPATED CHILDREN  Constipation-is one pf the most common ailments of childhood "and tha:  child suffering from it' positively can-*-  not thrive. To keep the little jOnc  well the bowels must be kept regulai  and the stomach sweet. To do th|������  nothing can equal Baby's Own Tablets.  They are a mild but thorough laxative; are pleasant to take and can b������  given to the new-born, babe ;iwith perfect safety. Thousands of mothers-  use no other medicine for their little  ones but Baby's Own Tablets. They  are sold.by medicine dealers or by  mail at, 25 cents a box from The* Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., -Brockville,  Ont. " .-...:��������� -.-������������������ y -        -���������.:-.���������..- ������������������'������������������'������������������   -  '.-���������"-!'"-. .".,',-      An Oversight  Lstdy ^,(visiting prison).���������And how  did you come to be put in here, my  good man?,  "i'm unlucky," declared the imprisoned wood, alcohol vender, who was in  a confidential mood. "One of my cus-  tdihers didn't go blind, and he identified me," .��������� "T .-'���������'A.' /  sn  -*-tEe preparatSoic*;-^  sevcry country under the Britis^JFlW-^t^^emedjP  ���������yvhich has brought healtliand happiness to mtllioiril  of n������CR.^d..*wosneRl 3EB'eve^y.lp^rt:Q!!. the^&iipira-__r!i  jthis treatment whicliLis* V^dttedjSii ^everywTliere-^  ior ailments^sucni": as^ick^Keaaactie^ 'KKousnesso  Indigestion. -ind!/!Constipl\tibn������. ^fteit tconsidei^  linsignificabtr yet decidedly^ incohv^enient���������oitmenta  ^trhich have their origin ina dirspeptifc-coridition^o!  .the stomach and a torpid acdoa of the Hver^--  ^mt^jm^fismmm  \  wa<ianMiiita) ana*������-tfaa>j*-g.^gf-;,yt"^^ia ���������^fty*-;--  J-���������T-gW-.y, - T ^^.jf^^iAJ^.  ������viUarvia!&tt&z&l5p.  Mj3**^r\,a^_^*in_Lj s,~p,i-'&m^Mi������&  -\.  s  THE   REVIEW^   CRESTOK.    B  /-',.  Many Use "?Free" Insulin  299 Patients Treated So Far Through  Policy of Ontario Government  The^Ontsisio Government's" policy pf  free- insulin, for diabetic sufferers uaf-  able to otherwise secure the 'treatment, has^ cose $34,584 in the first  "twelve months of its operation. "Statistics to this effect have been issued  by the Provincial ^Department "ht  Health". The cost ofinsulla lias^been-  steadily reduced . from $14.16 per  patient per month to- $7.03 per patient  -per month.   " _ ^  In August last, which was the end  ��������� of the first year of the free distribu-  j tion- oi the ."treatment, 299 ^patients  were being supplied.'y ~  Pacific Port Benefits Farmers  WORLD HAPPENINGS  BRIEFLY TOLD  Hon. R. B. ^Bennett, "L"_.p., K.G., of  -������algary, was elected a director of the  Royal Bank of Canada.  Eighty-five thousand Spanish "soldier recruits are to be. called to the  colors. , .-  Despite his total blindness, Alfred  Hetu, Montreal basket maker, battled  with a fire in his home and extinguished the flames unaided.  Advices received at Ottawa indicate  that the mission'' abroad of W. T. R.  . Preston,   designed "to   secure   an   iin-  ".. mediate!^ reduction iU7cattie rates has  not been successful.  During the past IS; years Alberta's  population ha*! i_.crea.sed four-fold, and  i-* , '  the grain production    "has ~ increased  ���������'^twenty-fold:-      Tht** total^ Agricultural  products of Alberta in 1923 were worth  $223,000,000.  The Governor 6f Tyrol) l5r. Stumpf,  .who recently made remarks "which the  Italian Government  considered  offen-  -. sive to the people-, and army of Italy.  has apologized to the Italian consul at  ���������Innsbruck, the   Austrian   Government  simultaneously    expressing    regret to  Rome. - "  Alberta Growers To Receive Price For  "Wheat On Vancouver Basis  For the first time since the western  route via "Vancouver became operative  for Alberta wheat shipments farmers  ar������. to receive this year a price based  on the Vancouver basis instead of that  of Fort William, which has been the  basis of payment for jrears. Tlie  wheat pool officials have announced  that the initial payment this sea'son  will be $1.00 per bushel on the. Vancouver basis, which means that the  farmers will gain the advantage of the  lesser freight charge.  Kraft Cheese always bears the  Kraft trade mark on the tinfoil.  Ivariably insist on seeing it before  you buy, even though you have  taken car������to askfor'-KraftChee-.e."  is the name of a little booklet every-  housew_e,particuIarly every mother,  should have. It contains nearly a*  hundred tested, economical recipes  besides awealth of authoritative facts  about cheese. It suggesJs ways to  serve ''something different** in the  menu of children and jgrown ups  without sacrificing essential nourishment. It is indexed,, illustrated'in  color���������and free.. Fill out and mail  coupon below.  Makes  Corns  Go!  No pain, ^no cutting, no- plasters to  ���������   press the sore spot.      Putnamjs "Corn  Extractor makes the corn go without  pain.        Special    directions    on   each  ���������package tell you how it is done. Takes  out all the sting; it separates the corn  from the good fleshy lifts It out root  .   and branch.     Refuse.a substitute and  insist on Putnam's Painless Corn "Extractor;   it's  guaranteed.      25c at all  dealers.  . Beaut iful home  dyeing and tinting is  guaranteed with Diamond Dyes: .. Just  dip in cold water to  tint soft, delicate  shades, or boil to  dye rich, permanent  colors. Each 15-  cent package contains directionsr so  simple any woman  can dye or tint lingerie, "silks, rib-  hous, skirts, waists", dresses, coats,  stockings, sweaters, drap"eries* "cover-  ingsr hangings, everything new.  - Buj������ "Diamond Dyes"���������no other kind  ���������and tell your .druggist whether the  material you wish to color is wool or  silk, or' whether it is^linen," cotton, or  mixed-goods/  -S-2.4-  Kraft-MacLaren Cheese Co.  Limited,  Montreal  Send me Free Recipe Book  Name. - ��������� .Address _.._  Haig Coming to Canada  Will  Preside at Conference of British  Empire, Service  League  Representatives of veterans' organizations'from all lands under the Brit-  isliflag%ill gather at Ottawa next  June';*'1 when' the second biennial conference of the Britisii Empire Service  League will be held. A cablegram  received by the Dominion Command,  Great War Veterans' Association, from  London states- that the Empire head-  quarters' advisory- committee hadx unanimously agreed ���������that the next c*on-f  ference should be in Canada.  Field Marshal Earl Kaig,"**as grand  president of the League, will preside  over the gathering. A special invitation has been sent to Earl and Countess Haig by the G.W.V.A. inviting  tliem to come to Canada as tlie guests  of the association, and urging that if  possible thej* should arrange-to visit  other centres of the Dominion following the meeting of the league.  One   On  the  Boss  "I would face death foi^you.''1'"Why  didn't you face that>-bulld6g ��������� then?"  "He wasn't dead."   'r   .     *"'       '     v  As a vermifuge ah eifective preparation Is Mother CFr_uie<V' "v^orm Exterminator, and -4f can. be given to the  most delicate cmld without fear of injury to the constitution.  The atmbspheilc pressure on the  body of the average man Is 32,40.0  pounds.''; ���������.-<���������;: ������������������ .......  Cuticura Heals  Jj ^%f aBifl*Xnl ������r\\ A_l^*Lrrot HtaT_fc Hi fit C%  On Arms and Face  " My   trouble   began   with   red  blptchco and itching and burning  *"��������� on my arms and face,  and then ecxema broke  out with a rash. My  face was-disfigured t ana  my clothing aggravated  , the bretslting out on rr-j.  arma. I could not put  my hands in water, neither could I do my regular work.  At -Fright-1 lost cny rest on account  of tha Irritation.  "���������The trouble lasted about a  month. I began using Cutlcura  Soap and Ointment and they helped  me and after using two cakes of  Cuticura Soap and two bo-ea of  Cuticura Ointment 1 was completely  healed.'' (Signed) Mrs. 1-eon  Hallock, 104 Atkins St., Bellows  Falls, Vt.  Use Cutlcura Soap, Ointment and  Talcum for all toilet purposes.  tUmttU *���������������>������ Vt<m hr *U$L , AMr... C.nmAt.m  U.pat I    " Outlaw**, "*. O, _-_x lilt. MmiUmI,-'  )im������~ I trr any ***w _li-r*U_������ Stick.  VV.    N.     U.    1-4*"  Unusual "...-Activity'-.--, .in"'    Automobile"  Trading   Excited   His   Interest-  In these days of big business'deals  and over-night fortunes, cr_e-4s not  surprised at anything, but-  In the peaceful quietude of the noon-  hour recess from the bustle of business, the boss of a big commercial es-  tablishmen't was enjoying the ^fragrance of his after lunch cheroot. The  dobr of his private* office stood slightly  ajar, and from beyond came the occasional buatle of the office boy and the  one clerk left behind Jo guide the progress of the business during the lunch  hour.������ Suddenly through the open  window behind him came voices   "I'll trade you one of my.-M-artnons  l'cr,a Ford!" <_  Here was Mg business to be sure���������  but there m-;st be a catch-hi if somewhere. .The business man rubbed his  eyes. ..Was he dreaming ���������"��������� But the  reply was evermore" astonishing.  "I haven't; got a Ford to spare, but  I'tell you what, I've got two Hudson's  and a Studebalcer I don't whnt, anil I'll  swap you for a Chevrolet."  Here was big /business with a von:  genffce; the commercial. man.��������� decided  he must get a look at the perpetrators  of such hectic bargaining. He tiptoed to the open window. Below on  tho sidewalk was his ofllcohoy with a  telegraph" messenger. 'They wore  swapping Guinea Gold Cigarette card*.  "In an effort to complete a series.   -  He .rx-turnod lo Iho cigar, an uttering,  "They're on mo."  Alberta  Hail   Insurance  Rate  Is Considerably' Less  Than   For  Previous Year  The Hail Insurance Board of Al*-.'  bei-ta has set its rate for 1921-25 at 11  -pa-* cent., which is considerably >* less  than the'rate laslf year, which was 12  per cent. ' The losses this season represent about an average, taking a pery  iod of years. A total of 90,590 acres  pw'as insured for ihe*entire season at  $S 'per acre; 52,119 acres at "JS; 748,-  002 acres at ."IO. Issued for part season 12,295 acres at $6; 5,752 acres at  $S; and 50*660"^ acres at $10. These  figures give a,.total of 959,418 acres,  as compared with 2,200,000 acres in  the previous year. ������  An Oil Without Alcohol.���������Some oils  and many medicines have alcohol as a  prominent. Ingredient. A judicious  mingling^ of six essential oils compose  Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil, and there  Is no alcohol in it, so that .its effects  ...are lasting,.  A cafe to .seat S00 was recently built  and opened ready lor -business at the  Brillsli Emi.ire Exhibition ln twenty-  two days. *        ,  To  Speed Air Service  British  Lfnes Plan   Half-Hour Service  To Paris  An airplane to and from Paris every  half-hour, for passengers and freight,  is included in the programme of development which the British air lines  have drawn up for the future. Traf--  fic by air the past summer was greater hy far. than ever before, both on  the .continent and between the continent and England. Those-who are  operating the air services ,expect continued ' development. - The British  lines have several 16-seater planes  under construction at -present.  "Americans, though they have^few  commercial air routes of their own,  continue to be tlie best patrons of the  European, services.  When To Start  Canada is going to send one of her  official drummers to the West Indies  to boost trade. ^D. H. Ross, of the  Department of Trade and * Commerce,  leaves shortly for a scouting trip, to  he followed, later by the negotiation of  a, trader treaty. ;���������_,. But such - arrangements are only starters. Canada's  position in the export! business will  finally diepend oh good goods at the  right prices, and good service to boot.  ���������Border Cities Star.  VBM&W������S?$������L***  Hew^yss  PEOPLE  JFMD RELIEF  Ma-  Repairs Waste Tissue  ���������  i wa.i.11- n_B|i|Ma  ��������� '���������Tho waste tissue which growing  children are always throwing off Is  quickly renewed.by Clark's Beams with  Pork. They're ready, lo t-crvt* .and  children Uko them.  "Let the Clark Kitchens help you."  , Tho flsh-hook cactus Is a tniflt-  worthy compaaa of the desert, ao, no  matter how hot tho huh, It. alwaya  points towards the south.  Minard's    Liniment   for   Ror-iln*   mmH  Bruises  Proven best  Oincc 1857  By .Driving the  Poisonous Acid  From  the System  Rheumatism attacks people when  the blood is thin and watery, "or charged with impurities, thus setting up inflammation of the muscles and joints.  Cold, wet weather r or sharp winds  may, start, the pains, but the cause Is  rooted in the: blood and to ������*et relief  it must be treated through the blood.  As a blood builder and nerve tonic  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills are unsur*-  passed, and for that reason do not fail  to give relief to rheumatic sufferers  when given a fair trial. Among the  rheumatic sufferers who have proved  the great value of this medicine is  Mrs. Simeon J. Tatton, Indian Head.  Sask., who says:���������"For over two years  I was an intense sufferer from rheumatism and until I began the use ot  Dr. Williams'-Pink Pills no treatment  that I took helped me an>-. The  trouble grew so bad that I could not  move around the house without help,  and finally I had to give-up and go to  bed. Words cannot tell how much I  suffered, and I could not bear to have  anyone come near me. Finally one of  my neighbors strongly urged me to try  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills, and I decided to do to. In tho course of a few  weeks I could feel an improvement,  and I wes able to get up. I lcejit on  taking the pills until all traces of the  trouble were gone, and I could again  do my housework, feeling like a new  person. Three years havo passed  since that and there has never been  the slightest return of the trouble,  so that I-.l'eel sale in saying that ihe  relief brought by this'medicine is permanent."  You can get the pills from your  druggist, or by mail at 50 cents a box  from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Brockville, Out.  4HL ^__15i*i1i_',58i you can Promote a  ������������ ������^__*a#!L������saB. Hsa-hyeendlUsa  afll!!_ EVSSIfe^Srin������=3l'*e Remedy  S'-rvB* B-������ B-w-^������Nlgiit and Morning.'*  Beep Tear _y_sCte_a. Clear and Healttiy.  Write for Free Bye Care Book.  Srladse ������-"��������� Beaati. Ce*.f_ Cost Ohi������ s_rEeiichi������-ss  YOU'VE   TRIED  THE   REST  NOW   BUY  THE   BEST  There Is'a dealer handling Newcastle coal  In every town in Western Canada.    Loom  #A������*   filara.  MONEY ORDERS  Avoid loss when sending-money by mall  ���������Use Dominion Express Money Orders���������  the safe, convenient, Inexpensive way.  ,. a��������� ^ f������ t��������� a ^%.a    v*^*������.*^^  .VWrtCIUIN    DWIVU9  BEFORE   BUYING   Foreign   Bonds.  Obtain  Our Prices.  Enibro. Ontario.  ���������H. W.  Munroe,  Ask  Your  Dealer  For~  The  100%  COAL  No Rock,  Bone, Slate  LOOK   FOR  THIS   SIGN  LAKESIDE  COALS. LTD.  Head Office. Edmonton  ahusl^Mddy-  mEE EABY BOOKS  Write to Tho Borden Co.  LImUt-><l, M<*intr*e������l, for  two naby Welfare nooka.  Bamboo wiitijiig pons have been  used for more than a thousand ycart-  in India, and are still iu high favor.  If Miller's Worm Powders needed  tho support of teat Emoniala they could J  be got from moLhers who know the  great virtue of this excellent medicine.  But tho powders will .-.peak for themselves and in such a way that there  can bo no question of them. They  act upeedUy aud thoroughly, and the  child to whom they aro administered  will hIiow Improvement "rout the first  dose,    * ~  REEDS-RATTANS  For  all  purposes,  also  Troy  Uoltoin--.  Braid:*.   Grasses,   etc       ICMdereurtcn  reeds* a specialty.  Write for i������rl-,";o list and s.et of sani-  E. T. CARTER <& CO.  Olrect  Impcrtera  oa.7t Wellington St. W., Toronto, C.nn.  C8-4TURY ItKPUTATION  piLwa ron TMK      _ _    LIV_ft*KIDN_Va  VTRAltKltt'aKVSIka-l.'lI'laKR. Ol������������V������(|.,J|������CK*������Ht-,*C,  SVKR HALF AOK-ITO  1-tECtERC'S  WKlU KtWMKVS* ������U ������U1>KR. C  0r.LE*GLERG8 ro-t Ali^Eiyi'A  %\rm *no uri.t^tii.K r<>������ i.Ai>irs ������um m s.  D������ I C 1*1 COO'C      veoK-rAni_K  KoU br U-dHa* C~Bint*<������- l'<tc<-������ lit Rn������l������nil 3a.  n������.t.*Cl.KirC Mad.-Co. H������������e:������n������Md, N'AV.t. l.cai.loii  ���������r Vl������r, igt.io Irani ll. Vmon r .s-i.E���������Tciitot. lo.Out.  orM. Hett������%iK������i ST������rrr, '.'to' Vrvnu Cti v  m ���������������.������.������  Alone of all feathered creatures, penguins walk about uprigth on land, aa  man does.  #** ^  ��������������� ya, *a-        **, ^   ,. I        %M^������a.  ������*_*- 0  A Mfe, R������1IaI)I������, t. iculating  -'������������������ii������V,'������il". '.'' "tit I >r[.������id f.n if-jfti'l-  ^wl*p������a������*ri^������w.i'*a^������pfHfrW������|*M*t#������^^|  '  .THC.COOH.CtlCniCtl.'-* CO.  ,wK.yt..t&tt%LM>,,.L.l**04m4h~to4m.4.4.  I   H-    ���������-. ������     V������a������  4n*������i-il  mm  ii[t.fi_i_BWt������ii?jiiiirtMwa'*������wjw������wi������iia B*it*ut-u awta a_iOTiwwiinwiiiiHMi  WlMiiaiitliWlwiillilwiMi-iliMMIillBii'llliiiMii'taaiiWM^M^I  ik4^^^^te^& Apk-Aixz&A^0kA������Ax&-&'^^A^^A^A^AlAiAA  ^1  41-D_:as-������ MdXmmtomM gH.iv  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston. B.C.  Subscription : 82.50 a year in advance.  $3.0Q"to U.S. points.  C. P. Ha*~ss. Editor and Owner,  CRESTON.   B.C., FRIDAY, DEC. 19  necessary to have the whole d���������d  family to pack it home. ThoB������  who are paying for boxes should  have free access to thenf without  having to' "tackle" a mob."  BFSgmt  k������t������SStm  J_1J.@   ���������������������>.  Our grown-up citizens,   particularly at the present busy Christinas  season, will heartily agree with the  sentiment  so.  admirably expressed  by Editor! Qrier of 3Sew  Denver's  snappy weekly, who remarks  that.  'on the afternoons when the schools  are turned loose   before   the   boat  arrives it   would be   advisable   to  send but one  delegate   from   each  family to   get   the   mail,   if   any.  There is not sufficient space in the  postoffiee fc r tribe reunions, and in  view of the fact that about the only  mail some of them  get is the   mail  order house   catalogue,   it   is  en of thrift that featured  ,the latter years" of office of Kaslo's  Scotian mayor, James Anderson, is  still working. During the^isic -of  Baron Byng to that town lasv  August the viaito*- was ' pres**n^-d  with two 25-pound lots of cherries,  tho _ story of- the Pinoher Creek  Scotchman who, in what must have  been the worst windstorm encountered in that part of; Alberta., -had a  one dollar bill blown -out of his  hand and who chased it all the way  ioMacladd before reeovsrissgit, and  alwass giving..^ the incident the  expected local color by adding that,  generally speaking!; the Scotch were  almost"W careful wi**-!" their smoney  as the people of -Duck Creek .are  with their bibles. .  WE ttavi A S^LEHBID ASSORTMENT    %  ���������** ' " ���������*        j "-      T  one of which was secured- from   a  Chinaman at a price of ^S,   ^k������lafc j     Whatever   disadvantages  one, A. Milton,   is endeavoring   fc>|maybeto   a .farming  ***** Kfi #.-.== a  collect no less a sum than 37.50 tot!  the other quarter-hundred weight,  but so far without success, the  council.insisting that the best it  will do is $5.  there  town   like  sure   development j J  to   such    a   centre  75   _  Turkeys,  Mondays*s       worst-ever       gale  brought   back recollections of  W.  A. Pease.    Alice    Siding's     poet-  publicists of other  days,  who  was  nut | wont to tell with great satisfaction  A SURVEY OF BUSINESS  ^resident and Qeneral Manag^r  Addaress Annual  ���������R___-_>k  isnpe*ri@l Bank  of  BANK HAD A GOOD YEAR  Mr. Peleg Howland. the President of I by its early reaching .out into the great  Imperial Bank of Canada, in address-| Northwest country and the mining casing   the   Ani*i--������"i   Meeting   of_J������h_re-|stricts of Northern Cmtario. Its manage-.  '"    *"* "u~-    ���������-���������*   "- * ment is now ih nay "opinion aggressive  and progressive, but not lacking in the  necessary conservatism. I believe  the Bank has given service to the community which has been for good and  .that it will continue to do so. I do  I not expect or believe that it will lose^.  its identity  in any movement in the  holders   on  26th   November,   said  in  PBig with conquerable -atialaction  that we lay before you the Import  which you have, just heard read, for  the year we have passed through excelled perhaps in difficulties the previous one.    There has been a shrink-  Creston, ������very so often the benefits \\  of the slow but  appertaining  become evident. Last month it  waa Fernie that received a temporary setback -with the announcement that th������ mines at Coal Creek  would close down indefinitely,  whilst last week came word that  unless better, luck was had at Rossland in getting but pay pre operations 'would cease there at the  middle of January, and some 400  men be out of work. At Bosslamd  hope for the town persists due to  the policy of ���������gspan-sion at the  smelter at Trail _ it being entirely"  feasible to* make Rossland a place  of residence for many of the smelter  employees with a bus-line transportation or gas ear service over the  C.P.R- between the two towns.  ���������k������������,  y-7.-  Beef,  Pork; JVlutton, Lamb* Veal  AH Varieties oi Fresh and Cared Fish  age in business, which has meant a re-(future and I expect and believe that  auction in commercial loans, besides a I those that replace us, whom time* must  curtailment ia the* number of traasae-������ before long remove*, from active partitionsfrom which banks derive a share B cipation in its affairs, will be faithful  of their revenue. I to the traditions of the past.  ' Ta-atis������.���������' !     | '���������';'.'. /-���������-."-'y' '���������������������������-  ���������-*  Chopped Suet,     Spare Ribs  Mince Meat. Tripe  Shamrock Pork Sausage  New is the time to make -your selection  p.  There has been no reduction in tsa*.-  ataen.   lhe taxes paid, during the year  by the Bank  to  the Dominion   and  "E-rovincial   Governments   exclusive   of  Sales Taxes and Stamp Taxes were in  excess of ^,000, or mors thai three  per cent on its capital���������this is taking  no account whatever of the very large  Municipal and Real Estate Taxes paid.  Canada** Crops  Field er������*p_ in Canada this year, taken  all __. all, have been good, in Ontario  particularly so.    With the prices, prevailing this Province rurally can seldom have been better off and the effect  must soon be felt in the demand for  goods.   Quebec and Eastern Provinces,  too, are agriculturally favoured.  In the  Prairie Provinces there has been produced a moderate crop, much short of  last .year, except in Manitoba.   - "With  the good prices some headway will be  made, and part of the load of debt  incurred  from   overproaperity  will  be  lifted. The growth in the production of  "Dairy Products and Eggs and Poultry  m  these  provinces  continues,   and   is l  of the sTCStsst i2np0rtan.ee in maldng 1  the farmer less dependent for existence  on grain alone.  FurtHer Readjustments  Altogether, X am under the impression that we are approaching a period  ot improved business, but I cannot convince myself that that lengthy period of  prosperity for which we are all hoping will  begin until further readjustments downward of price levels- until production  costs in the old and the new world  we nearer together and until there is  a more unhampered exchange of commodities between the nations of the  worid.  Moderate Si seed Banks  There have been two- more Bank  mergers or isbsarptio-aa recently consented to and-wb>ch will be completed  riiortly. The, number of chartered banks  will then be twelve. Will thia movement go on? It is hard to say. Surely there is room for moderate ait-ed  Banks carefully conducted. The Public has the matter in it*- own control,  and can by its patronage or the withholding of it determine the question.  The Dominion Government, too,  which professes to oppose oh a policy  further reduction in the number of  Banks, can do something by dintribiit>  ing its business. Wo all pay proportionate taxes and provide certain services  gratuitouuly tut pro viae**, by law, and  are equitably entitled to a greater *ihare  in the benefit- derived from Government finance.  Just hero I would like to emphaabse |  that greater rise does not always indicate greater strength.   Take our own  case���������we are in an exceptionally strong  position.  Fifty Year's Service  Finally perhaps I may bo permitted  to repeat in eflfectjwhat I took occasion  to rny last year. This Bank will within  a few months have been estabtikhed  half a century. It ban reached the  respectable dimenaions it now has without the absorption of any other Bank,  except the Nia������*kr������ District, and that was  part of the original plan when nr.krt.i_g.  It has progres^ by thi* tliHgcnt nnd  careiui work 01* i*nm*t m*m*_.w..m-_iI t.*"11������  its managBment. It ha*������ not been backward in tho Pioneer work as evidenced  "TlSe General Manager���������Mr. A. B.  Phipns,..-following the -President's Address, then said in part-���������  In view of the advert "conditions it  is with' a gt-eat; 'deal of satisfaction that  we are able "to bring forward today a  statement showing that the earnings of  the bank have amounted7to the substantial sum of $1,107,389.99 and that  after making the customary deductions  for Pension Funds, etc., and providing  for heavy Dominion Government taxes  we are able to carry. forward a somewhat larger sum than was. carried forward last^year. ___.  Strengthened Reserves  During the period of deflation since  1920 which we bope is soon coming -to  an end, we have not been immune from  losses, but you will be gratified to know  that we have not only provided for aii  bad" and doubtful debts without drawing on the substantial inside reserves  held by tbe Bank at that time, but  have materially added to them during  the period.  Deposits Satisfactory  The deposits, which of course are the  portion   of  the  bank's  business  most  likely  to  be   disturbed  by   untoward  conditions and which last year showed  a   shrinkage   of   $1,650,000   are   again  somewhat less, the total being $88,123,096  compared with $89,442,750 in 1923  or  less  by   approximately,. $1,300,000.     I  am glad to say that whereaS last year  the falling off was in our public deposits  the decline this year is, altogether in  the Balance maintained' with the Bank  by the Dominion Government, which  is actually some 81315.00Q lesa titan it  was a year ago.   Our ordinary Current  Account and Savings Deposits, which,  following the Home Bank disaster, were  shrinking a year ago aud which continued to shrink "until" the turn of the  year, since that time have shown improvement . and,   notwithstanding   the  fact that we have closed n. number of  offices, are actually some $500,000 more  than they were last October, and I feel  they will continue to grow.    Our returns Rhow tliat there has been a substantial increase in the number of our  depositing customers during the year.  The deposits of all the banks,-according   to   the   Government   Return   of  September, -dhow a decrease for the year  of ttfiMJ&l or 1J>%- the deposits of  the Imperial Brink of Canada have decreased 1.4%, so that wc fully held our  own, eomr.thing which we constrco nn  a  wcll-rneritcd  mark  of  public confidence.  Cash and Liquid Assets  Turning to the other Hide���������-that ia,  the AmetH: In Cash on Hand and at  Bankers, Notes and Cheques on Other  Banks, Deposit*" in tlie Ceutrsl Gold  _"U������������erv<������-i and other iimtantly available  m**i-t������of thai, kind wo have $27,153������70j60,  practically the same huih as ft year ago,  altlioufth our Liabilities) are nearly  SZfmflOO less. It equals 28% of our  total Li-tl-tiliticM to the pubic compared  with 26% last year. When wo include  our secondary tliascrvcs mich as Government, and oLii������*-r Bonds, Call Loans, etc.,  we havo $58,051,1 i8M of readily available AimujU* compared with $TiS,7"&j3������8i!SJiJ  in October, 1023, an increase, of over  JS/We,**^, ri r**r-*-r**-s*' Tf IS* SAT. mtrm-  pared with H% in 1023, a verv strong  position indeed I think you'will agm*  In connection with the effort that  is being made to provide electric  light for the town and surrounding  district there arc ~ a couple of  features that should ^be borne in  mind by both the men and women  interested.    Tothe   ladies it would  D6   Weil   lA_r jj-j-jliIv   -u>������*v     i  hope should not be held  connection with being  operate electric ironing apparatus,  or even toasters or- washing ma-  icbines���������unless * it -.is.'* twoposed-* to  ��������� "* .   '7 X  have the man of tlie- bouse assist  with the faintty laundry by doi ng  it in the evenings. Whilst no effort  will be spared to give the town a  24 hour service, those who have  had experience with lighting small  "j towns recall that for  a start folks  to   which  Con-'  on   foreign     relations,  drainage  must  be referred  gressman     Burton   X..   French - ia  chairman  of  the U.S. reclamation  * ������-_.,_ maaCH I committee, which will also  out   in  able   to  bedir-  ectry consulted, .whilst Congressman Addison T. .Smith is chairman  of the naval committee, rounding  out a trio of representatives ��������� all on  the inner circles of administration,  and t\-.o .of them on committees  directly interested. * V '  Lopl Orasp Lodp, He. 209S  Meets THIKD THURSDAY of -  each*  month    at    Mercantile  Hall.    VisiUng brethren cordially-invited.  sSRIO .OLSON. ^M*  L AiN������ ASvi AM milM cN I aS  Some months ago in an address  to the Rotary OUib at Vancouver  Hon. T- I>. Pattnllo, minister-^ of  lands, pointed out the possibilities  are usually, content to have the of business advancement ^or the  light available fronii^ say, five in young man who was willing to go  the afternoon until midnight.  out into the woods   and apprentice  himself, as it were; to  the lumber-  ...PRE--.EMPTt.ON8  Vacant, -unreserved. surveyed  Crown lands" may be pre-empted by  British aubiect** over IS years ot age,  --.nd by aliens on" decloxlnj-f tntentlon  ;.-o beconae British -subjects, condl- ���������  tlona.1 upon: residence, occupation.  and . lmprovosnent for agrtcultura.1  -purposes.  ������������������-.  *~ull Information eoneernlns' regu-  attons   resardln-r   pre-emptions    Is  ^iven In Bullotln No, 1, Land Series,  "How to Pre-empt -sandi'"^^ copies ot  which caa be obtained, ���������free-ot chas*se-  Tbe feature ythat cshot;V- dcoupj.  the  serious, attention of   the male  section   of   the   population "is   the  matter of   financing!   the   project.  .Tu������fc iiow th'e  committee  is Hshing  in every possible  pool . that comes  to its  attention   for  some  outside  capitalst or capitalists to take stock  in the proposed light company, but  that an investor will.be found who  is willing   to   put   bis  money in  a  project of such a necessarily limited  earning   cayacity   is   not quite cer-  t'rin.       With   no   outside   oapital  available the matter, of light in en  tirely up to the local men of small,  moderate and large amounts available for   investment;   and   if light  and   power   from    tho   canyon   is  desired   the   sam  required will  be  quite* considerable.      If the having  light ultimately resolves   itself into  a question of  local  oapital providing the desired utility no harm can  come of at  thia  time  putting this  side up to prospective investors for  their serious  arid   favorable   consideration.  ing busiue*ts-to start at the bottom j ,<^  If   tho   question   of   reclaiming  Kootenay  Flats  within   tho   next  foiir yearn gets around to reooiving  international consideration backers  of tho project assume  it must have  Ki-for*- bning finally disposed of, in-  Hofar nn Idaho's representation at  Washington is concerned tho undertaking 3h sure to be ably championed.    Of tho throe federal representative that state Rendsn to the U.S.  capital   thoy havo  Souafcor  Borah  who, in   addition   to  being   a very  clone friend   of   President Coolidge,  also m c-liuirtuau   of  the committee  and work up.    That   the   minister  was not advancing theory only has"  been demonstrated in   the appoint--  meht !a<3t  week   of   Reg. Hull   to  take charge   of   the   Naugle   Pole  Company business  at   Vancouver.  Four years ago Beg.    was a j unibr  .clerk in the Creston branch   of the  BaUk of Commerce, but not exactly  liking   the future prospects  of the  banking   business , lie (fdeoided   to  tackle lumbering   on   exactly, tho  lines stated, by   Mr. Pattullo.   and  took a job with the Paulson-Mason  Company      at      Kitohener.      He  worked in the bush,_ the   sawmill,.  store and general handyman  with  that firm until   tlio  Naugle people  opened up at Kitohener a couple of  years later, when  ho connected up  with   them     to   obtain    whatever  experience was going in   their line>  and   nt   the   end   of   a   four-year  experience he takes over ono of the  good positions a  good firm has to  offer.    At this   time of   year when  new year  resolutions   aro   in   the  offing    careful     contemplation   of  Beg. Hull   and   his   advancement  may well occupy   the   attentioti of  the youths of his acquaintance at  any rate.  The Free Press states that for the  fti-c months the "ferule miners were on  strike this year tho only strike pay  received for that time wua loss than  $60 to married men, and hardly QUO to  fulnglo men.  Tho-ladiofi of ths O.G.I.T. had charge  of tho Presbyterian service at Nakuap  ono Bunday ni-j-ht"* receully; and, ac-  ccordlng to fcho News the eillfieo was  hardly big enough to hold the congregation that asuaMnblcHl.  ���������sw nment Agent.  7 -tecords will be~ Q^ranted coverihs-  ttnly land suitable for a_rlcult_t_l  purposes, and which Is not timber-  land, he., carnrinj-r over- 6.000 board  ."'teetyper '���������?���������������������* west'ef the Coast Ban_������.-,  and 8,000 feet per a^jre east of that  Range.     '���������'.;'  ���������-, Appllcatlona for pre-emptions are  tii; be addressed to the "Utnd Com-  misslo'h'er'"C-^the "Land Recording- "Dl -  vlBloh, tri which the land applied tor  is situated, and are made on printed  forms, copies of which csa be ob-  tained from the !1!i<md Commissioner.  Piro-emptlone must be occupied", for  five years  an-T* improvements made  lq value  of  $10 p������r acre, includlns  cleartne: and cu'ttvotlnjs'ftt least Ave  acres, before a Crown Grant can bo  ' rer������elv������d. -,'..-'".'"'���������.  For more detailed, tnformatton see  the Bulletin "How-to Pre-empt  Land." ��������� " 7,"-  '     ".'������������������,     'PUH-eHASE 'k'-&' "  Applications are rseelved for pur-  chase of vacant and unreserved  Crown lands, not being; tlmberlaind,  tor aarnicultural pttrposos: mfnlnrnw  . price of nrst-class (arable) land Is $B  per acre, and seoond-olass (erroKlna)  iand$a.C0 psr^ acre. Further Information rag-ardlnK purchaso or lease  of Crown lands la stvon in BuUetln  No. 10, Land Berles, "Puronase and  Lease of Crown XAnds."'  Mill, -fuLctory, or Industrial sites on  ��������� timber land, not ejcooedlng 40 acres,  may ho "purchased or leased, the conditions      Including-      payment      ot  -tumpoao.  ' j' '" 7," ��������� HOMESITE' -LEA8E8 - '���������..  ! Unaur-'oyed areas, not exaaedlnif 3Q  acres, m.w bo leased as homcBlt-jti,  conditional upon a dwelling* i-������lni"  ctrectod in the first year, title being  obtahi<i-b!e*-aftor rooidoncc jind improvement conditions sxe -' fulfllle*)  and land" has been survoyod.  .'" LEASES  "For  erasing and   Industrial    purposes areas not exceeding; 640 acr^-i  may  be leased'by one person or  n  company.  __QRAZINO,. __  Under the Qratclne; Act the Province Is divldod tnto.������grastnfr dlHtrlctt  and tho range admlnltitored under -i  Qraklnf; " Commlnstoner. Annual  Kra-lnff p&rmits are Issued based on  numboro rttnaed, priority belnflT ilven  io ewtabUulMiCl owner������. Slock owni-ri-  rrray form associations Cor rang-e  -nnnacrnment. DVee, or partially free,  ;������k������vm.lt*.   aro  available    for    settlers,  .'it-mimr-rn    mLiiu.    1. w-.w!".^.^    UP    ".0    ten  'in* I'd. ,5S2=^'**4������������>^������^y.M^^  :*s^������-.S'e3������.jS!!S������"-K-3,^"_^?:i^  THE  CR3_ST0_f, SIETO-W  day J udge Forin was unable to get to  Creston and the case had to be  adjourned. Along with Mr. Fisher  was the Fernie court interpreter  whose .services- will be required .to  translate the'evident**- off Lee Y-st.      "  , - .* **���������  -___���������-  Wheb yoia are giving a present you~j-will, iso doubt,  like to give soffMelliiog usefiiL    Iii^very depart-  ��������� . ment youwill find something, s-altale fc~r a -gift  that will Be appreciated.  Just a few reminders*  Pur  *   Pianoforte, Organ ana  . Singing Lessons  AR2HUR COLLIS, Creaton  P.O. Be* 36  ��������� s  i  All Wool White Blankets,   Men's, Ladies9 and Children's Slippers  Mitts, Gloves and Hosiery^for the family  Infants All .Wool Jackets, Mitts, Hossi Vests, Bootees, &c'~ .---  A special line of"Men's Knit Ties in Black and colors, 50c. edch^  - Also Polka Dots and Foulards ;    *~   #  ,      Men's Silk and Wool Socks, 75c. and $1.00 pair  Headquarters for LADIES' HANDKERCHIEFS, from 5c. tf $1150  LE CO  ���������-.*���������"  -t*  ave i wo wsirs ������  pies  Phone me at;Gascon as to quantities and varieties of-Apples you naAe on hand,  and I will make ycta a most attractive spot cash offer. I must have enough to -  make, up two cars for December delivery. >  *-' *���������'."- " " - _'-'"-'"''  miip Wm' @.mwm tf&si ������ffi&ra&j?T    2lg<sj?is& Tpss O^Lf& tifs?  ~Ifs^9y,:G������o^^r4^a^.)aTt^Q najag^y. still due them I would like tb hear from them,  as I am anxiousJx> close dp the^ yearns ousiiiess _bft������vvith, S  -*���������**.  I will also appreciate having a calt or remittance from those owing me. ���������. t  --������������������i -  Galley Produce Company  ALF. NELSON, Manager  V^ Wish    \yZ,   -^  THE  COMFIJL^^  'zdBiim  to All''Out Friends..      ���������'���������������������������    "  ���������'       ;'-.;. '.'      ���������-'.-, - , ...������������������,.   ."     7 ��������� ��������� ���������������������������*"������-.'  * ���������   ��������� , .... " ' >  TC3|B_J.., y'CuAJ^  Caplga! Paid Up $20^00^)00  Reserve Fund $20,000,000  Creaton Bni-ch  C G. Bennett, Manager  - ���������y ___-______��������� . -_  __ _,__ . . ______________  I  ���������**���������%<*������___   artrS   _?*_.*������ ������____*_i__l :',May be'l������bl.ed for ��������� by   at   least  mid-  JLiO*L������C������aJ_  o&IB&b  aCJ0"UM_s<ClJl   summer.  ,/  Auctioneer J. V. Rose h-ia'received  instnietions to sell by auction the  lions-, hold effeots off the lute Fred  I_ittlo and the sale will be held Saturday afternoon. Dect-nihor 20lh, crm'i-  rnonclng nt. 1 p.m. i at tlu? former  residence of the late' Mi-. .Little' on  Fourth street.  Some reiil oldtinii** winter has been  experienced this   week, ' following the  blizzard, that raged -fill day Monday  and well onto Tnt-Hd-iy n,m. the  mercury took ii dip down to seven  below stero on Tutwdi-.y nu.nrn.ng. It  whb ,14 below on WiitdiU'Scjlay niarriing;  and 17 below on Thursday.  Tho legislature on Wednesday by a  vole of 20 to 14 do~i-tl**d to rnnct Icgfs-  Intion permitting the sale'of b������������er by  tho glass In those .ridlogs that voted  "���������wot"- in tho J urn* plnbtMciU-, . An  Oronton in oris ������������f tin* "-will"- i>on-*tltu-  cnclcobo le olf tin* amber Hmti locally  Principal Jones was gut-st at a hend-  <���������__ party given him by the Methodist  young pe-cpU. at the home of Mr. and  Hi a. T. Goodwin on Friday night,  tfhich was well nttqndecl. Mr. Joncu  has been quite Active in the .young  people's worlc as well un the choir nnd  BuSs departure io regi-eMed by the  I young p������oph% particularly.  The tiiiHteei* have been fortunate In  securing Mr. McLtvMiin, <w ho hue ,bi-en  In charge of the BiiHt Tr������il school-the  pjiafc ttVni, to succeed Mr. Jones, us  principal of Creaton school, which ro-  opens on January 5lh. Mish Edna  Ilolmeu has twen chosen to succeed  Bliss Oluen aa pi-iranry tcschcr. 8Jie  has taught nt both Lister nnd Eriekson and should glv^ good wi tit-faction.  J. J>. Mooi-o, general rond foreman,  was here fr������������ni Kuslo jil the end of the  W������ti**k. card iiutexing all the -"nttd*-, tr.-ilUt  and brldgen in th<* Oi-e������to'n Vulloy.  uHow t.itit. this   (tiHitict   im   no   ioi'igum*  part of Un* Khi-Iii riding the inform*  Htvion jyathfti-ed by Mr. Moore is needed  to make up the public_works records  of tbe new Creston riding.-foi* which a  grant of $50,000 has* been made for  public works improvements next year.  Wiii. Ramsay  of    Nelson,   district  engineer, was here on an inspection  visit on Friday. He expocts; to get an  early-sp-Hng stai't on the road improvements at Arrow Creek - as well . uh ������t  tJ-ofttfell nnd Jihat the work Ht those  poiuts, which' .will;necessitate quite u  heavy expenditure, will-come out of u  sspt-cial vote and -cvill not be part of the  $(50,0110 allocated for the Cret-ton riding.  7  There whb quite a good turnout of  the memtiers of Christ Church Lei dies'  Guild on Tuesday afternoon at -a  special nest-ion at the hniue of Mm.  Hayes, the feature of which wn������ the  presentation from the Guild to Mrs.  Bennett of half a dozen cup-- und  siiUcoi-H���������-a little token of uppi'aiciation  of the splendid services rendered the  Guild by Mrs. Bennett diivlnp* the pn������t  teri yearn.  At the   December   meeting   of. the  village council considerable   time was  given over to   the   requcuts   for   fntxv  muds, anion gat them  being one to the  Qimlfe   place." J. Foster   nsked   that  the lane serving the residences facing  the Bchoal be opened up and  thia will  be acceded to not 2~_*.*_��������� than the aud of  January.   The application   of  n. ratepayer who is willing to   combine  the  jobs of hiindyumn   .and, poandlcccpor  was atoud over for later conoidorattoh,  This h|is been the greatest year ever  for hunters in the Fernie area. Q  Fa-rnie^yoisngateffS nr-e getting season  tickets foa the rink a% $1 pet- head this  season.   _-,...  ���������    Vesnoa haa almost $2&,O0G-x>f taxe-  in ar������*ears* out of a totol assessment of  $138,000.00.  raaia ^--a 2 .    ___ .j _.! _.m_   _ ������nc:   vmiricr   ������_J������������rw  iu������fr������  iut:u   w������a  ever are working in   the 'woods in.the  Cranbrook district this winter.  , Louis Swartzenhauer, -a Rossland  hn.ss.er, has juat taken a' nine-foot.  cohgar, whilst hunting at Deer Park,  on the Arrow Lakes.  The Grand Forks Gazette states that  east* rn hunters have had great luck  with the deer in the upper reaches of  the main Kettle river.  "- ei-non    butchers   ave   asking   the -  town council to limit the sale of meat  at the town market to nothing smaller  than quarter carcasses.  Ranchers at Bonners Ferry are going  in for head lettuce growing next year,  a growers association with -IB members  having just been formed..  P. Burns & Co. have just made a  donation of S250 to help make up the  deficit on Revelstoke's brand new  skating and curling rink.  Since going into Lumbeiton about  fosar years ago the B.C, Spruce Cosu-  pany sawmill has���������paid out almost  $2,000,000.00 in wages to date.  Oranbrook'isall set for the social  season. Mrs. Burgess opened a beauty  "parlor in that town a few days ago.  Home cooking is becoming so popular ������it Kaslo that according, to the  Kootenaian, i*$!r. Cosgrh- is discontinuing his bakery --hs-p is that town.  The sawmill plant and other equips  ment of the B.C. Sptuce Company ������.t  Lumbei-ton in said to represent a cash  inyeatmeut of at least $3,Q������",0QO.0Q.  Unless the town provides free juice  the department warns that the clock  im "the posta"-*fS__e'-imvei- ������_i Greenwood  will not be lit tip after tbe first of the  year.*' ��������� ������ -  ~. The Berald.states that at Pentieton  the growers ure ^well --atisfievl with  their year"-, prices*,, except tht? returns  on     Wealthy    Apples    and   Triumph  memj-rmmm ^>*_ ^-.-Ci  JLJ1Dml*.%m<m������*r<Om  Kaslo school youngsters are certainly^ lucky. The * Kootenaian says the  shower bath i n ' connection with th*?  sohcx-.S gysssnasiuns is being Stted up  tor use.  Dr. "Dorman is opening up nt Green  wood for the practice of denistry. The  old town is   certainly looking   up,   as  Mb������ufe-a month ago a private hc������-]i������t--,r  was established. ���������*���������'-  RADIO  Single-tube Sets, with tube and  head sets, $������0 end up.  Three-tube Set,  with tubes and  head set, $98.09.  -   We also supply parts and  install sets.  >-  X W. VANESS  ALICE SIDING  to Ortimr  New Stock of x  Harness  Second Hand Store in  connection  _A_ mWIm^mbeBH  Shoe and[Harness Repairing ~  JMH^^RALm AGT *  FORM J-  Certificzzie of Improvements  a*v:������TjC������    ������������������Gonate-ation,-* '-Orfon/' "Ant-WMneda." ���������4Per-  - seus." and "Argo" MineraJ. Claims, situate  in  the Nelson fining;. Division of "West  Kootenay District.    "Where, located:    On  Iron _io_i_ta__ no*f$h.Treaterly ftonx Kitchener; B.C.  TAKE, NOTICE! that I. G A. M. -_"ofai_Bta������t-  i*_*r as agent fox- Charles Plummer Hill, -*ree  Miner*- Gertaflcat������ No. IWffl-C, intex^dL, sirfcy  days froaa the date hereof, to apply to tbe mining TUsootder far Cert-ftoates of Improvements,  for the purpose of ohtainiiig Ciowu Grants to  tlie above claims.  .* ���������  And farther talco notiee that aetlon. under  Section 85L _nast be  eo-mnenced heforo tlus  issuance of such ���������3erttftcate3 0f Improvsmenite. .  Dated this 22nd day Of No-nemberv A_l>. IBS*.  ",-  _--_-_-__.������;  #V-"J#V.  _-_ m  FORM F  Certificate of Improvements  When the curlers at Fernie started  Ui fit up the rink for the winter they  discovered the boys had bmashed most  everything sniaHhuble, as well as stealing the electric light globes.  *r0*.-r ir>i  "Tom Sawyer,"* ���������'BoTiaSiinglfc,"- "IaornaDoono.**'  "Great   Expectations"/* "-Kelvin   Gtove,"*  --Huc-leb&ny Finn,", and  ^Agamemnon*  Mineral Claiins, sitaate in the KelBon Mining-Division or West Kootenay District.  Whefce located: Onlran-Mountx-ii, north-  . westerly from Kitchener. B-O.  TAKE NOTICE that I, G. __. M. -ounjBxiWst-  tna as asent for Charles Plummer Hn_T_*roe  Miner's Certificate No. im/T-G. intend, sixty  days from the data hereof, to apply to tho Min-  Etig- Recorder for CJortiflcatos of Imptovemon  for the purpose of ohtainiac Crown Grants  tho above (Halms. '--'-''_  And farther take notloo that action, under  Section 85. xnust bo oommenood beforo the  ieaoanoe of such C-uctifica-es of Imprtwemeiits,  Dated this 22nd day of NovemberrA.D. 1821.  ft  ,   Mail it to,, the B"ank  Ko matter how for distant you may to  from thia Bank you can always make da*  Soslts by mall. Suras of money aant to ua  y registered maftt will be credited to your  account and Immediately a-Jknowlodaed.  . Do not Iceeo a larfte sum of money at  home ��������� mail It to fate Bank.  IMPER1/VL   BANK  G. W. ALLAN,  OF CaAM_%EMk  CRESTON BRANCH,  K-h  "M--ia-J*r.  lU'iiiiiiinii'ir**''-****----**  _s������  "-I~  A, I. Fisher, K.' 0.. of Vernle^ was a |  Oi CHtou visitor Tuesday and W������dnes. |  day, er-minp; in Monday to appear for  the defence in the cane of Loiimbardo  vs. Lee Yat. This an Itotion for daiii-  ugfcH suBtalned by u cow helorigSiig to  the former, who claitn������ said ilamnges  were unnecoM-iirily cmiwed by the  Chinaman, who Is cook ut tho O.P.H*  hotel at Sirdar. The case -ivmis set'  down for hearing on Tuesday  jVtot  ua  IjJHUS'.'   W4������i������    -JO     .'.v.*  ��������� U     iTOaa*    ^������C'3">&--  a *.. ���������. a  _������aiatM  Order Your Fruit Trees Early  DO  IT NOW  -  Present Indications point to greatly Bncreamc-d plapttng* of fruit trees next  i-prlng.   It will, therefore) work out to your advantage if you -will  decide on  what you   will  plant,  and   PLAC'IC   YOUK  ORDER  NOW. FOE   F*Cn"IlTRE   DELIVERY.  See our General A������ent, WALTER V. JACKSON  of Creator*, and ho will give yon good reasons for so doing.  X  B.C. Nurseries Company, Limited  NttrsirtH n siniiii uz      mi flWMs nm eniwHii st., nnmwm  mmmmtm  mmmmmMmmm*mm  ^^<������^&&f������&&3^%l^^c^l  mmm  ummmmmimmm ia:  iilyi  \ v  13 ft;  _..!.-/  (���������*';���������'  I7l  l||  13-'.  ||i  is  IB  IS  I'll  THE   -EEVIEW,   CHESTON,    B.    0.  *������ -  Folks who want the  very best use  RED ROSE ORANGE PEKOE     T*  Shall Parliament   Be  Supreme?  Manitoba,Man Wins Scholarship  Selected  For Scholarship  Donated   By  W. C. Macdonald, Reg'd. Inc.,.  - Tobacco. Manufacturers,  , Montreal.  .R. M. White, a native of Dariingford-  Mis-.r has been selected as Manitoba's  nominee for a $500 post-graduate  scholarship:.in scientific agriculture.,  tenable at Macdonald Cdllege,. Ste.  Anne de Bellevue, Que., and leading  ,to the degree cf M.Sc. This is one  of ten scholarships annually donated  by.W. C. "Macdonald Reg'd. Inc., tp-  bacco manufacturers of Montreal.  Under the terms of the gift two of the  scholarships-are awarded to Quebec  nominees, this-by reason of tlie bilingual -situation .there. The remaining  eight go one to each province.  In donating these scholarships,  which have an -aggregate value ot  $5,000 each year, W. C. Macdonald,  Reg'd. Inc., is adhering to the policy or  its founder-, the late Sir William Macdonald, who in his lifetime gave many  millioi-is of dollars for the advancement of scientific and technical education in theyDorainion of Canada. Sir  William Macdonald realized at a time  when the :: fact was���������not apparent' to  others, that progress in the Dominion  would depend in. a large measure upon  the facilities offered for scientific and  technical education. Without- education in these lines being readily available it would be impossible properly  to. develop the country's natural re-  osurces or to advance its basic industry, agriculture. Accordingly he gave  away mliilorisL /T"*Part of his princely  benefactions established and maintain  Macdonald College, Ste. Anne de  Bellevuev, where these scholarships are  tenableyand which is one of the finest  Institutions of its kind in ihe world.  Part of them went to the establishment  of a faculty of engineering at McGill  University. Part /went to the Ontario Agricultural College at Guelph.  Mr. White, who represents Manitoba  at this year's 7 pOstrgraduate course,  took ..grades-9,7L0 and 11 in the Mor-  den High School in '04, '05 and *06, and  spent the following two winters.in the  ���������-"  The decision ol' a majority of .the members of the Board of Railway Commissioners ordering the withdrawal from operation of the Crow's Nest Pa!ss  freight rates, raises one of the biggest domestic issues 'ever confronting the  people oi" Canada. The question involved in this amazing order is hot merely  one or dollars and cents "to the people based on the rates of freight they shall  be call-ed upon to pay. Important as this economic aspect of the question may  be, It lades into insignificance'* compared with the legal and constitutional  questions involved. *  The issue now befoj_������_the p-eople in Canada is whether the Parliament of  Canada is the supreme power iu the making of laws, or whether a body of  some half-dozen men created by that Parliament has the right to nullify and  set at naught"an Act of Parliament. By the decision of four members out of  six, the Board of Railway Commissioners arrogate to themselves full power  to treat an Act of Parliament as "a scrap of paper,"-and by so doing impose  on the people of Canada heavier taxation in the shape of railway freight rates  than have the approval of Parliament. _,-��������� ...-  .And the Act of Parliament thus flouted is one ratifying-and giving*-effect  toa contract entered into by the Government of Canada, acting for the people  as a# whole with the Canadian Pacific Railway.- Therefore, another issue rais-r  *fcd by the decision !of the Board of Railway Commissioners is the sanctity ol  . contracts. If the C.P.R. is not bound to fulfill its contract with the people  of Canada as set iorth in the Crowji*-, "Nest Pass Agreement, the question at  once arises whether the people of Canada are bound to'fulfill theirjpart of tlie'  tf original C.P.R. contract providing exemption from taxation in pefpetuity for  C.P.R. property in these Western Provinces.  Furthermore, it the C.P.R. is not bound by its contract to maintain the. ,  .    lower freight rates provided for in the Crow's Nest Pass Agreement, how can   Manit������ba Agricultural College,  the Canadian National Railways, as the successor of the old Canadian Northern, be bound by the rates provided for in the Agreement with the Parliament  of Canada xinder w^Lch that railway was    extended    westward    across"Sihe  prairies? '"  Under-the Crow's Nest Pass Agreement, which the Railway Board now.  sweeps aside as in. no way binding on.the C.P.R. in the matter of freight rates  as specified in that contract, the C.P.R. received from the people of Canada  a"cash bonus of |tl,000 per mile to assist in the construction of the Crow's  Nest Pass railway. The G.P.R. accepted those millions of dollars and thereby  obtained direct access tc the rich mineral district^ of Southern British Columbia aud largely secured control of the traffic of that region which formerly had  all gone over a short line into the Uniced States. In exchange for this financial assistance the C.P.R. agreed to reduce freight rates on a selected list of  articles below the then existing lowest freight tariff. Now the Railway  Board rules that t_ie(C.P.R. is not bound to live up to its contract, and declares that the power of the Board to thus nullify the contract and impose  higher -'wight rales'on the people of Canada is superior to the power of Parliament itself. /  Aside altogether from the financial considerations involved, the people  of Canada will not lor one' moment accept the dictum that a Commission  ert'-*t->(l by Parliament is superior to its creator. Under the British form, ot  constitutional government. Parliament is supreme. . Courts are created to'interpret aud adminisier thi* laws passed by Parliament, but they cannot make  laws nor ov������*r-ride thoHt-s passed by Parliament. And the Board of Railway  Comri.-rfisona-r.-' *u*������- constituted as a Court which hears evidence and renders  '   decision.-*. '*"  tt is tru������* -hat Ui������.' Act creating the Board of Railway Commissioners in-  sirut-tri and empowers that l.tmrd to remove any discriminations in rates or  in Lrattle ai-ranga-r-ienr-- whh-h may exist. It is also to be admitted that the  tar-tiV.-* tiJa.il by ill.* railway companies under Ihe Crow's Nest Pass freight i-ates  did i-onsiir.ur.tr" disc-muta;-.ion i.s various way:, and between places. But  in. i-Ai-ri-i-iiiii. ii. powei'.s and discharging Iia duly in bringing- about a removal  o. -.uih ui*crniti.-*aii-m. .the 'Railway Commission is bound to recognize and  r.-sp-<- .v.hi'-r Aits ot" 3 "aril a ment and .specific contracts entered into by Par-  i liamejjr. Ther* "i-m- oilier ways ot" rn moving the discriminations created by  the r-rfilvvuj!* litemseh>*.. in ili������ .reit-liL tariffs filed by them than tp accept the  i_r:.u ���������.-.-;_.*  ol" the lawyers employed   by tliese railways, over-ride an Act of  gS WOUn TlftSEES SEALED  Tie outer wespp&r  oftUittr-tmtssoisJm*  proofpanuftit  jtMjKh}  fteniuUr "Old  CAunfweapper  . s/tou/uijtira'm*  (��������� ���������and teSe-msrk m-*S  iOiOCH  . .J / vmtiJiMT-iiiuFnrr'  *~n*M - ������������������\i^y������������ y-��������������������� I���������* *���������  tin Iii,  __  .*������  . f-TAe heavy  manitla paper ^mA  to bring you the full richness]  and mellow sweetness of this��������� v  -;-,7... Manufactured byA.      ,      ^  IMPERIAL T05ACC0 CO. OF CANADA/LIMITED  It is stated that half the world's  electric light is used, in .the Unite-  States.  No .pne need endure the .jagony of  corns with Holloway's Corn Remover  at hand to remove them.  Most women take pains'.,with their  personal appearance, but some .women  give them. 7        ;  KM Is Deer With Arrow, y  Miss yirgini|i -Ayres, of San. Francisco,   killed  an. American7 deer with  an arrow for the -first time such a" feat  has been performed since the Indians  forsook the bow.> She^sighted the  deer near C"bverd.**le and-*killed it with  a steel-headed^ arrow shot frohi a 52-  pound bow���������-nearly double the  strength off the ordinary woman's target -ffeapoxi. y  From  1909 until the'outbreak of war he was  engaged hr-various capacities in Manitoba,  Saskatchewan  and  British Columbia,  enlisting .in  October,  1914, in  the     _Jth    Battalion...     He    was    in  France from September,    1915,    until  wounded at Cambrai in October, 1918.  He returned home in March, 1919, and.  spent the following year on the farm  near  Dariingford, later securing a position as field supervisor with the Soldier Settlement Board of Alberta. He  spent nearly a year and a half at this  work  and  then    registered    for    his  B.S.A.  at  Manitoba  Agricultural  College.      He  became  interested  ip; entomology and  obtained  a  position at  Treesbank where he is now spending  his third summer.      He was *a member  of-the teain that represented Manitoba  at the Royal Agricultural  Show and  won Jlrst  and   second  scores in   the  grand aggregate, and gold medals for  swine and beef cattle.     He obtained a  medal in this judging contest.  i  *' -       ��������������������������� _  Although vanity is supposed to be  a feminine trait, one doesn't have' to  scratch very deep to find it in a man.  Minard's' Liniment for Dandruff  Many a man who wouldn't make a  wife of his cook makes a cook pf his  wife.  Insist on BAYER TABLETS OF ASPIRIN  Unless you see the "Bayer Cross/--' on tablets you are  not getting; the genuine Bayer product proved safe  by millions and prescribed by physicians 24 years for  Colds  Pain  Headache  Toothache  Neuralgia  Neuritis  Lumbago  Rheumatism  Pai-!iu-"'������e-jl, and Inere'isa- rate.*.  !'y 'heir d-'if-J-iion f.je majoriiy of m^mbiu's ol" Ihr* Hoard of Railway Cora-  inissiiji.ier.s have raised a real isstif.- in Canada and have started something  wiiloli tiiey cannot control. Certain it is, the people of Canada will never  r-ons-a'-ti' in tlj'-'lr f*-.'irl._tj_'.<-nt rrri.'upylns. an inferior pofiltlon to any other body  In tl*..: f-umitry, a ml leas-;" of all a boily w-t-.it.-ii  Parliament It soil* created.  Til-* wound oi it bell wliit'h can be*  heard 1:1,200 feel tlirou.'h rhe wa'er  can .he-  heard   I liiti*,i)..li   tin.-     air*     only  4 "iii   l'������"������-t.  Manager.���������"So  you'd  like to bo  ofi!  this afternoon to bury your aunt?"  Clerk,---"V-yi'S,     sir;     If   it   doesn't  i ruin."  Women and Asthma. Women are  numbered among the sufferers from,  asthma by tho countless thousands.  In' every climate they will be found,  helpless In tho grip of this relentless  disease unless they have availed themselves of the proper remedy. Dr. J.  D. KoIIogb's Asthma Remedy has  brought now hope and life to many  such. Testimonials, sent entirely  without solicitation, show ������ho enormous benefit It has wrought among  women everywhere.  Accept   only   --Bayer"   package  which contains proven directions.  Handy   "Bayer"   boxes   of   12   tablets  Also bottles oC 2_ and 100���������Druggists.  Aspirin tn tlie trade mar- <regl*-.er������c1 1n Conn-a) of Bayer Manufnctuw. ot Mono&cette-  adtloBtcr ot Sallcyllenclde<Acetyl Siillcyllc Acltl, "A. 8. A."). W.illo It Is well known  -that Aspirin means Bayer mnjiufacture, to asalat the public asalnst Imitations, Uio Tnblets  ���������C Bayer Company will be otamped wltii. their general trado mark, t_a "Bay.*; Orosa,'*"  */-  )fI"t/$lciPui  9*  ���������   ��������� , I-...-V/-?.  *-jV-i*-t-i i*-  **'  -Bon't re(u^ ^^^thc h������Wl ������������  pawed to yw*. ^"^c^ny UA meat*;  m\c\os it wirtt ^.^S Ua ������ids in  as9imilc������Unef. y������������*" lo0t,'     - mJT /������  JaJF-u#-������    '.. -. .l.mrrrtn^n,f-ffifW'^^  iss  ������������mm*mmmMWmWRmWBA  Ice rrom contury-old Klaclors is  used at an Alaskan cannery .to keep  flah frof-h while being shipped to the  markotH,  The Oil of Power.���������It is not claimed  for Dr. Thonias' Eclectric Oil that It  will remedy every ill, but Its us oh arc  ho various that it mny bo looked upon  nn a general ptiln killer...--It has ac-..  hleved that groatncsH forltaelC and Its  *.-xcelltinc<" Im known to all who havo  U.:u\m. Jlf.i a'ii'luc-i ujjU k-arnud b,j' ex-  porlonco.  The    women    ln    Holland do their  Indoor work clad  In (hick hand-knit-  ed sU'CklnKH.  Minard's     Liniment  PjiIos  for    Acheo    "nd  You will see this shield-shape, trade marlc  in hardware stores everywhere. You won't  ���������bco it ori cheap, Inferior good a. It fifocs|i  only on household utensils of the highest  quality; yet selling at moderate prices,  because of the tremendous quantities soldi  each year.  Choose coolcingr and linlcingr utensils that  carry this trade mark. Choose SMP  Enameled Ware, with, its very hard, smooth  curfface. Hcafta faster, clcashij'easier; imparts no metallic flavor, causes no dangerous acid re-actions���������- Ask for  "*" . .���������������������������..���������' -y  Three finishes: PeorfiWare, two coats of  pearly-grey enamel inside and -out. Diamond  W������w>" tlarc-c cojLiii, 3i_ht blue imc] white outside, white lining. Crystal Ware, three  coats, pure white inside and out, with Royal  Blue edging.  - sujdb *y  ������-��������� CANADA  ,W.    N.    V.    10*17  ,*���������"������������������ Sheet Metal. Prodmpts Co. t.w������r������o  MONTREAL.    TOROMTO      WrNNlPCG  C0MONTOM    VANCOtJVEfl"      CAt,CrAftV  U���������MaW  fiifi:., ifitn.-ifn^iriT! Jh'Trh^rili-iftOi-riaUt ���������ili.iiri-.nriklP'JBffirtitif-iaaB-.'itf*  __i--___i_-_,.. MA_a_.  to*i^r-M__1liht^^  ^b^_-__-_____k_-_--dl-_-----m___-^  ^_a������__aurfii������fc_i  ______i________^i^-^-tl--.J--J^^^ . A-k^^-^-^ aa^v^-J-* _*-A_-*r'J-B_0.*tlW*af-^^  THE    KEVTEW,    CRESTOl-T,    B.    C.  Th<  Solid A.ii<l Secure  osttion <LJ������   Lanada Is  eacribea jDy -bora joeairerbrook  Settles Claim With Germany  Interesting  uuse_ \*t".t_-}_is  ttujr..  aw. j  y  Journey in. Canada" by Lord Beaver-  brook appear in* his paper, the -London  Express,  in a "recent    issue.      Lord  , Beave'rbrool.'s aiticle follows:  fc^ -A   Vl**__y  est. I have not looked into the figures, bur" I feel sure that the savings  of Canadians per head exceed those oi  the people of any other country, not  ���������*������  The Canadian dollar is now at par- j excluding - the United States.*- The  lty of exchange and often at more thari-j heads of the banking world are there-  parity^- In other words, the Canadian fore of primary importance to the safe  "dollar is normally worth g,s much as ! and prosperous conduct of Canadian  the American dollar and on occasion < life and industry. Their relative  more.      Canada's   currency   is  there-   standing. Is enhanced by the fact that  "fore today as good as the best in the  world, and sometimes better. Antf  this fact is, of course,.but a reflection  of the unbounded prosperity of the  Dominion. Yet how many people are  there in Europe, outside strictly business and financial circles, to ^vhom  .his news will not come as, a surprise?  We are too accustomed to look * for  currency values to New" York and _to  forget Montreal or Toronto���������possibly  because they happen to be inside the  -_j_ipiro. ^  ,The Canadian dollar ts valuable be-  - cause Canada is rich and prosperous.  Its prosperity springs fgrom three  great primary sources, of national  wealth. - There are-the minerals, the'  gold and the silver, of Ontario. Look-  ing   tu   Lil6    \v������S(.    lHi*l6       <_-c       l i������c       vaSi  wheat fields of the prairies���������themselves exploited in a manner of industrial efficiency whs*?eh suggests the  operation of mining- from the soil  rather than the old agricultural methods an vogue ia England. Looking  again to the east, Canada is mining  the /vast "forests which nature has  spread so abundantly for her, to supply Fleet Street and the world with  newsprint. The timber is cut, the  logs go to the mill, the wood pulp-to  , the 'paper^ machines, and the! forests  groan in order that the journalist may  perspire.      Canada,    ih    fact, is  one  ,A&?k' '?������A\A������  ���������* "-._������&������_:'* *���������"<���������!.  great  national   niine  uliucVciOpcu  resources. ^- .;.. !���������.---_' ;.. y>  , Such are-.the vital resources of ther  Dominion. And in- consequence ot  their vigorous exploitation there is in  Canada no "dole" today. The employed have not to pay a tax Jo mairt-  Canada, unlike the powers and nations  of Europe, lias practically no external  difficulties. Her problems are purely internal, and it is this fact which  makes, the banker, rather,, than the  politician, the King of Canada.  Another vital factor in the progress  of the Dominion will be found -in its  educational system. Education is  free to everybody, and all children attend the same schools on a footing of  absolute equality. In this way the  intelligence of the whole mass of the  people Is given a free vent, and we  possess in real truth aijd actuality  that equality of opportunity of Which  the democrat has always dreamed. And  F attribute the gieat progress that the  country is making largely to the fact  that there is nothing to prevent any  lad in any walk of life today taking  th*������ rYiace &"d T>"av������nff tHi������-role now oc-  cupied by men like Sir Vincent Meredith and Sir Herbert Holt���������as the new  generation  succeeds  the  present o_e.  The knowledge that this is so- gives  a tremendous stimulus to the energies  of the individual. He devotes himself to developing the resources of his  country and not grumbling about the  limitations of a life which has in-fact  no limitation.  To ~a: sound system of education  there is added a sound theory and  practice of government'. Canada enjoys excellent administrations;���������so  that, we may hopeythat good government has become a matter of fixed  habit. All "governments have, of  course, their critics, and rightly so,  for the criticism of an opposition Is an  General Agricultural Situation.  Is. JVlucli Better Tlian  jrxppearanced Jrirsf' Indicated.  HON.   RAOUL   DANDURAND  Hon. Raoul Dandurand, minister  without portfolio in the Canadian  Government and Canada's senior representative at the League of- Nations  Assembly this year, who completed  ihe adjustment ot war claims between  the clearing houses of Canada and  Germany. The settlement enables  Canada to close its war claims 'office  in -"Germany.  From the time the firsst forecast of  the 1924- wheat crop of "Western Canada was hazarded, estimates have  been continually rising until the latest government figures to be published show's, drastic variance from those  which were based upon conditions in  the earlier part o������ the season. Once  more Western Canada has shown that  such are the recuperative powers of  . its soil and climate over a' poor start,  I that it is never safe"to venture a dogmatic opinion as to the_ ultimate outcome of , the harvest. What many  accepted as a situation of some gloom  and pessimism has changed to one ot  realization that the-state of things is',  on the whole, satisfactory.  As a matter of fact, the situation is  even better than that and justifies a  TYiTl^T-l       m_M*A      *ni-n1io*iin������-o/. r. #������������������*-���������" _ i*������ A _-. _-_.l������  "AWVU. AUV1 V        jjJ-Jl ������S*Ja-.V/UX-LV-<C-V_. abtliUAi-V. VI.  satisfaction   and   optimism.       Inevit-  O-  ,1  Brick From Saskatchewan Clay  Deposits    at     Claybank     Are '  Being  *   Successfully Exploited  More than 3,000,'000 face and fire"  briclris and 7*30,00*9 hard burned vitrified* brick for roundhouse work for  the Canadian National Railways have  beert'manufactured at Claybank, Sask.,  this year, according^ to T. M. Molloy,  commissioner of jibe bureau of labor  and industries, who returned from a  tour of inspection of clay deposits in  Southern. Saskatchewan.  Dr. Chas. Camsell, deputy* minister  of the Federal^department of mines,  and A. J. C Nettell, Vancouver, British Columbia representative of the  geological survey, accompanied 1 Mr.  Molloy on the trip.  TY������-        mf*a meoll       i-viwac-oa-fl      himcolf-*   *> Q  Jk->* 4- aa ���������*,/������������������  imjytt ������_-rfk.^_r__  ������.OUV\4 _*l_lJa._fwi i. uS.  surprised at the extensive   area    cov-  ably the 1924 wheat crop is regarded   ered   by  clay deposits    in  -southern,  in a comparative manner with the figures of the phenomenal and record  yield of 1923 ranged mentally alongside. The -comparison is, however,  not carried far enough and the real-  Saskatchewan and was greatly interested in studying fossils of the different clay pits visited to determine their  age and origin. He found tlio clay,  free from impurities and of good tex-  Waste In Smoke Slight  Most   of   Coal   Goes   Up   Chimney  As  Atmospheric Gases  Every time a ton of coal is burned  in the family furnace, seventeen tons  of gas go iip the chimney, sixteen of  which are the gases of the atmosphere,  either free or in combination with the  elements., of which the coal is formed.  A^little more tlian. twelve tons are of  nitrogen, which goes through the fire  unchanged. : ^Nearly four tons of -oxygen are need ed to .burn the <*oal; and  this-oxygen all goes up the flue as^carbon dioxide, sulphur dioxide and water  vapor. ���������'-' - *'..      .'-!:���������-  Most of.the coal, 1.500 pounds -Or so,  also^gOes up the chimney, principally  as. carbon dioxide, less than one,part  in a hundred forming smoke.        %  izaticn-drivsn heme that only on foui>j ture.  occasions  in the history of the Can- j     Mr. Molloy said next year will prob  adian West  has a greater volume of | ably see a big reduction in the import  ... _ ._. .__ _a     _. _*.. _ .-  wheat been harvested than that fore  cast in the "atest government figures,  which must tooTbe regarded as heing  on the conservative side, as other-expert authorities place the anticipated  yield twenty per cent, higher. The  government^ estimate indicates a  greater wheat yield than that harvested in any year since 1915, with the  exception of 1921, 1922 and 1923. If  values are taken inio account^ the  1924r wheat crop of Western Canada*  becomes:yet more significant and far-  of fire brick and refractory shapes  due to the extended use of Saskatchewan clays. Lignite coal-is being successfully used in the early stages of  the manufacture of-fire clays at Clay-"  bank and experiments are being eon-  ducted to find a way of using lignite  in all stages of the production if possible.  i  It is claimed there is enough clay-  in sight-at Claybank-to permit of the  manufacture of 50,000: bricks, a day fo_*  the next 200 years.     The normal cap-  New Canadian*" Pacific Lines  aiiwu^ci-  tain the unemployed, ~aaj"������5.th������"  of the state is not therefore-subjected  to this continuous drain. There is no  Unemployment problem in the Dofiiin-  ion in the sense in which we are com--  pelled to,face it in Great Britain���������that  Is to say of persistent unemployment  over long periods "due in no way*to the  fault of the worker. The unemployed in Canada under ordinary conditions are simply those who are phy-  sica!!'v Incapable of prolonged labor or  those* who have a natural distaste for  the sort of employment which lies to  their hand. _ !       !  There are other factors which have  enabled the Dominion to make its astounding recovery from the efforts oi  the war and the bad world conditions  which accompanied the post-war period. Among these I"Would place her  admirable banking system.   It is the  essential factor in the  working of  a  ,^__j.iE. ������������������-  ,iai..zj^.  'ueUTOVid'civb "asiB-ixSt-tutiS-lr- ***F-  .mOUe      Lll*3  less it is'truethat the government of  the Dominion-*is better both" In quality  and character than that of the United  States. It is demonstrably more efficient. .  Burns!  Apply Minard's at once. It  acts as a counter irritant and  gives quick, relief.  ���������  lilMTHMniaHn "'  ,. Several of the largest "construction  jobs completed recently in Oakland,  Cal., and vicinity, wore carried out  by a woman ��������� contractor, Mrs. E. E.  O'Brien. ,  The   Experimental   Farm   System  i I, .  Farms Established In Districts Where  ,_'       They    Will     Be    Of     IVIost:  ...'.-. Aslsstarice  Much  interesting  and  valuable information is  contained in  the  report  for 1923\of the-Director of the Dominion   Experimental  Farms,   Mr^_J_.   S.  Archibald, B.A.', B.S.A.      It    tells    in  concise  and   condensed, form  of  the  doings  in  1923 ,of the  fourteen divisions of which the Central   Farm   at  Ottawa consists, of the twenty-three  branch fjp.rms and stations, of the half-  dozen substations in Yukon Territory,  in Northern Alberta, Northern British  Columbia, and Northern Quebeb, and  of the Illustration stations, the number of -which    was   increased**-, during  1923    from    89 to 125.      There were,  when   the   report   was   prepared,   six  Illustration     Stations    in*Prince  Edward Island, fifteen in Quebec, seyen  in  Ontnrib,  twenty in Saskatchewan,  twelve in Alberta,    and    thirteen    in  British Columblii. .   In every instance  tliese stations are established in districts where it is considered they will  be of most assistance to farmers. With  every province having its  farms and  stations  extending  east,   west, .south  and to tho openod-up distrlots of the  north, it will be seen^hat the Dominion Experimental Farm system penetrates to all the confines of the country,  British Girls For Canadian Hotneo  A  party  of British  girls,   for all ol'  whom   poBltiona   havo  been   provided  Jn Wr*B(r*rn Cnnitdfi, nrrivod a fmv  days ago at tho Canadian National  Depot In Winnipeg. Some ol" the  pnrty romnihod in    that    city,    while  others left, for pr^'iitSonn In Ynuccvuvcr,  Victoria and Now WoBlminRtqr under  the escort of Salvation Army "ofllcers.  HIS   HEART   WEAK  HIS NERVES BAD  Mr. El win Connell, Porterville, Out.,  writes:��������� "My nerves -were in a very  bad condition and the least little thing  would irritate me very much.  My heart was weak," and after the  slightest exertion it would start to  flutter.  A Friend Advised Me To Take  fvliiburn's  Heart and Nerve  Pills  so I got six boxes and took them regularly, and since- then I have not had  the slightest sign pf any trouble with'  either iny heart or nerves, and I will  always recommend H. & N. Pills to all  those who are suffering from any form  of heart or nerve trouble."  Ybii can procure Milburn's Heart  and Nerve Pills from any druggist or  dealer.  They are put up only by The T. Mil-  burn Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont.  mers should, benefit to a substantially I acity--of thie plant at Claybank is 10,-*  greater extent from the 1924 harvest 000 to 15,000. bricks a- day, and theS  than the record one of 1923. The full capacity 25,000 a day.  prices prevailing last year brought to  the prairie province^! for their wheat  crops a total of $294,298,000. At the J  prices at which it is anticipated the  1924 wheat crop of this territory will  be. sold, the provinces of Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and Alberta should receive at least ?300,000,000.  -The wheat crop of the Canadian  "prairie provinces has such xa bearing  on world supply, is coming to mean so  much more annually M this regard,  and is so easily the largest single productive item in this territory, that its  volume and value have come to be almost universally accepted as standards of general agricultural production ariu as _nu.ic& ..ions c_ tj_e average  . Money an*d Contentment  Every poor man seemss to believe  that the man who has a hundred  times more money, is a hundred times  happier, and a hundi-ed times better  off. It is a false notion. I have  knbwn a good many rich people, lately, but they seemed no more content  than I am.���������E. W. Howe's Monthly.  prosperity of the farming population.  As a matter, of" fact, this is becoming  .true to a -lesser extent each year.  At the present time the wheat crop  of Western Canada accounts for barely fifty per cent, of the agricultural  revenue of that area. Whilst wheat  acreage is increasing at a healthy,  normal rate, the many phases of mixed activity are more rapidly growing  in popularity. Such issues as cattle  and hog rearing, dairy production,  poultry and eggs, and apiculture are  coining to mean a great deal more In  revenue to the western farmer, and his  financial standing is tending to get  farther away from a dependence upon  the wheat crop alone.  In the general betterment the year  has brought in most of these agricultural lines, a greater revenue will be ���������  secured, supplementing that derived  from the wheat crop and materially  improving the-condition of the farmer  in Western Canada.  Extensions to Serve Tisdale, Waderi_t  and Melfort  The Canadian Pacific have added to!  the system during the past two 3-ears  427 miles of new- lines ~In the west*  These-Hues tap rich farming commun-*  ities and include - extensions for Cut-  knife to Unwin, Naicam to Melfort,  Tuffnell to Wadena and Tisdale, Wy-  mark to Coderre, Milden to McMorran,  Gunworth. to Matador, Consul to Climax and Burstall to Schuler.  The Tisdale-Wadena line connect-  at Shehb and the Melfort-Naicam line  at Lanigan, with the Yorkton-Saskatoon-Edmonton* lines of the Canadian  Pacific, thus affording a new direct  route to Southern, Eastern and Pacific "Coast points. -!v  .-Regular passenger train service has  been established by the" Company ou  ail these lines.  The water is so cleai\in the fiordst  of Norway that objects an inch and  a half hi diameter can be seen distinctly at a dtepth of 150 feet.  MRS. ALBERT BLUNT  Many cut flowers live longer it  sugar is added to the water in which  they stand���������about one part of sugar to  nine of water.  m  HjjEfl  Liver  J_4_,'i_# ({Pill i*flfl W   ffl_Sfl,_L ^ff  j Holds Unusual Job  A job such as few women ever enjoyed Is that held by a Miss Williams,  who for 20 years has been the oftlclal  ship  reporter  at  Highland  Light,  on  Grain Facilities At Lake Head  WJth tho added capacity for storage  i in the Reliance elevator at. Port Ar-  Ithur available, the -rrnin  facilities of  tho  twin  cltlefl  at  tin* lakti  head  art*  " said to lead the world.  Your liver���������healthy or closed, nctlve  or sluggish���������-makes all the difference  between a vigorous*,  rhf-prfu! life nnd lorr  Bpirita and failure.   To subdue  a stubborn  liver;   overcome  constipation, dizziness, bilious-      ������____-______.  ness, indigestion,  headache   and^tSiM  blues there ia nothing on earth so cood  , asC_te'tlittl.U-i4rl������iIta. Purely vegetSbhli  ��������� *���������**__������<** ?'������iSh---S*M_*ia aj<ffi_s8!������---__ffistJB i_Bba  ~VaTntA Ta"* to  Bum A *ft ������_p  iIVER  the tip end of Cape Cod. 'Day In and  day out, holldnya and Sundays and all,  she watches the ships that pass her  window, ldentlfl--s them and telegraphs  the information to the offices of'various shipping companies In New York  or Boston and Baltimore.  K>  Relief For Dry Areas  Xx-c-Lsioii 10 aj'pi'</{'i'J-".f up to *��������� 1  for relief in dried out areas of Saskatchewan was reached at a- meeting ot  the Central Board of Saskatchewan  Grain Growers' AHsocla'ion at Rr-gina.  K-LDNEY TROUBLE S  The "fUdikoyti ar������  ths  Blood  Filters ~a  ^Wliaan Th������tv  'Wmit'ka.n ft-rttl   Btop tTp,,  *~he S-ratem Bikoomes Overloaded  With tJrtc Add.  Toronto,  Ont.���������"I can   highly  recom-  mcpdJDr. ricjee'j* Auuric ((inti-uric-acid)  Tablet** to all   iIio������-<.   wlw sttlT<--r   in any  Tray  wiih   tlieir  "kidneys   or  bladder.  AnUric is by far the best medicine of the  kind  I   bave  ever  taken.     My kidney**  were-co������R-ested and  inflamed,  mv brick  -ached somcthinjf awfu", my bladder watt  ���������u������.-,������"_; at.J  I i.i___c"c-2 tiutu u. bculumx aud  bxirninn: f-ettB-ttioti.     I  was alniof-t down  and out ��������� but. shank**  _o Doctor Pierce'a  Anuria (kidney) Tablet*  1. do not f-ufler  any more.   TIiokc who **.uiTt-r as I did will  find Dr. Pierce"** Anwric Tablets' just tlio*  l n-edjeitie lhey ���������need.*'���������Mrs, Albert niuist*  Sympathy with the idea of nmalgaraa-1<- lM"*v������������������ Pluee....  Hnn hoiu-nnn th,* r-ii-mfrs'  I"nlr������n ������������������_<_ S     A*k your tieare&t dniegkt for A-iimlc,  tion befv.een the niraois   tmon anc   Ft_ ^1,1/, foTTO c^nj m cent-* to no, tor  the Saskatchewan drain ("rowers' As-1 i-ierce's Ijubomtory in HridKeburjr. C������it.,  socIaUon  wan  expressed In a rr-solu- j ^.^Pa^^ 3^Jr' Herce'Prest"  tion by the boaiti. ��������� -Ktcdicai -dvice."*  for-   4Vr*������ 3ift-3.i3aSM.a_qa3'>>:m**������m^t^Wtr^sax^xit ������������������������������-_  -t������is-j MMM.  aU(hk������r-ial������MfJWNf������������t*WI,  'THE   CRSST0H BETSEY  X  1  WESTIN6HOUSE MADE RAD1QLAS  Now is your chance to handle high class  R4DIOLA RECEIVING SETS  Write or wire for our dealt  CO,D.,   where credit  -__-a-l        ____VTi  ���������5F ���������������       ������09 XWjpwmmrmmm'*wm  Mm   *m*_������a������  a_"    ajjaia/vjr^vvr  -no/ established,  same  rorjpirjpjl.  Largest stock of Parts in Western Canada,     Send for catalogue.  G. LOVE  LTD.  CALGARY  r  As,the Creston- library building was  very badly, wrecked, in Monday's gale  tht- library will "he temporarily closed  until such time as new quarters ean be  found, of which immediate notice will  be given.  The  nab vie." patrons   are   reminded  that ihere^sSIibe a sho^s of films at  the Graridon -Christmas night, Thurs  day. Dec.   25th,   tbc*r feattare   picture  being ;^li"' Negri*" in " ������*_*���������������   Spanish  -Baneer/*  Miss Olsen, who. has had charge of  the pr.jpa.ary' room <if Creston public  school since, uridsumnier, "has- tttrned  -in her re*, igna-t-ion, having - accepted n  j-similar position on' the  staff   of   tne  Trail school. -   -  fA/V    4JMM\S  I  I  Westinghouse Radiolas - Atwateir-  Kent Receiving Sets  The   popularity   which   these   reasonably-priced  and  highly-efficient machines enjoy is borne Out by the  fact that the demand is exceeding the supply.  ���������    .     *rm w   . _     __������_j__     . _. _P-__.__.   ____������"'  ___?__? __-___f_k  %*ompieve .jets  i������ ivw as ^Ss.ViM.    ���������  A demonstration in your home places you, under no obligation to buy*  ajLir. Hum* axtrB.  ������^tt���������*���������-  w&  CHBVROIaET "MOTOR CARS AND  TRUCES  LiOcBjti  _������_��������� ������_^ji n._;  _ e.T3ona_  Sunday is the shortest  day   of   the  year. .    -   "  and  potatoes.  For  Saxjc���������Apples  Fred Smith, Creston^  F. O. Rodgers is spending a few  days with friends in Spokane this  week, .leaving on Sunday, -  Anglican Church Services  SUNDAY. DEC. 21  For SAIaK���������-Two sets tiiediu-ri* weight  bobsleighs.    Alfred   Nelson,   Canyon.  Stove For, Sax,e���������-McClijvy coal  heater, ������10.    Ralph Clarke, Wynndel.  Sir. and Mrs. E. W. Ryekuian weie  weekend visitors with friends in Sirdar.  For   Sale���������200    feet  of  irrigation ,system.     P.   R.  Creston.  Skinner  Truseott,  CRESTON  8 und II a.m.  SIRDAR  7.30 p.m.  CHAS. MOORE, C.E.  ENGINEER   .ARCHITECT  SURVEYOR  .{Registered}  CRESTON, B.C.  Mrs. Hugh Taylor -is , a   visitor at  Dover, Idaho, with her daughter, Mrs.  I Frank Botterill.  "Wanted���������Plain sewing, repairing,  cleaning and pressing. Apply next  door Review office.       y-  Mi*8. Jessie JL-ewtB* teacher of piano  forte, Royal Academy <������f Music, London, JLamont Bldg., Creston.  Wanted���������G-asoli.ne eriginefdrag saw  outfit coESiplete. state price, will pay  spot cash.    A. Wesling, Canyon.  Poultry: For Sau_���������Dozen White  Wyandotte cockerels at $1 each; also  twenty hens a 175c. each. F. vV. Ash,  Creston.  JLVF    JLLJWa>.  ,ke Ghristsaas complete come to headquarters for  Christmas  Nuts, Candies  Popping Corn  and other goods related  to the festive season.  Cranberries, pint  20c  Grapes, tb  35c  Jap Oranges, box  1.15  Oranges, doz  50c  Mixed Nuts, lb  2Sc  Popping Corn, lb  15c  Chocolates, lb   50c  Boxed Chocolates., per  box, from-.-----.40c to 1.50  Carnation Creams, lb- 50c  Christmas Brilliants, lb 50c  Butter Waffles, lb  50c  Alpine Mixed, lb .  45c  Horehound    Button  Candy, lb    50c  Butterscotch   Button  Caney, lb-.     50c  ThiH Ih your Invitation lo  Bee our display of  Christinas Presents for  Ladies, Gentlemen  Boys and Girls  Oar Price's are Rij^hl  and the Quality Al  Senrf  C. D. Blackwood, Nelson's well-  known insurance agent, spent a couple  of day-* hers at. the end of the week on  a business visit.  | For Christmas Day Postmaster  Gibbs state*- that the genera! delivery  wicket at the postoffice will be open  only from 5 to 6 p.m.  E. Repsomer is a patient at Cranbrook hospital at present undergoing  treatment fur his leg, v������hich has been  troubling him of late.  Due to  Monday's   g"ile   leaving the  (church ln a state of disrepair   all   services at the  Presbyterian Church for  \ Sunday next, 21st inst..  are cancelled.  "Village clerk Taylor is biiBy with the  preparation of the --flMt. yunient roll for  1025. and notices in this connection  will be going out to property owners  shortly.  Thursday of next week is Christmas  Day, in consequence of which the  stores in town will be open all  Wednesday     next.      including     the  evening.  Ranch Home For Kbnt���������Five room  house with cement basement, with  domestic wati'i* supply, $10 a month.  Int.mediate possession. Enquire l*e-  view Office.  Lionel Moore, who has been work-  in g* at Silverton for the past few  month*, ai-tivt'd lionu- on Thursday,  tne mine at which hr* wu������ employ nd  having abut down for the winter.  Kay For Sai-r���������One stack of hay,  chli-fly "red top." price $00; half stack,  850. AIho m limiti-rl qunntity of baled  liny at $17 a ton at fa mi, Terms cash.  Apply to O. Blair, HeelhrunUon Farm.  School    cto-MH   for    the   Ohrlrttniuta*  VHCrtt.ion trwiny, and will reopen on  Monday, January 5th, The two lowar  rtionm are having tbe nmuvl holiday  clt-sing concerts this (Thiiisdaj*) afternoon.  The 1025 deer season ended on  Monday, but due to the hnavy gj.ltt  blowing th'-io w*h no butt day riiNh al  all. From nil account** deer havo been  thicker tin..t everLhlH M-iiHink, and thi*  ���������mfliitn*", p-tHif-iilnrly, tire wi-lli r.tocl*erl  up with veniHon.  i Ajyfjtr are. leaving  today "for'a" two months' vacation  which .will . he " spent with their  daughters at Silverton, Ore., and Vancouver, as well as calling on other  friends at coast points.  There "was quite a good turnout of  haymakers at the special- mee.ting of  Creston* -Valley. Stockbreeders Association on Saturday afternoon, at which  a variety of - matters of interest to  stockmen we're dlsc'-sssds  The'Girls Guild  of   Christ   Church,   Jl .4. J.   J*_ _.*  m    _,������._..       fiai^-...^-.. __  uiivid- tut; uiirvuuii    cat jjII'd.    XaSUrStOu,  staged quite a successful sale of work  and afternoon tea at the Parish Hail  op Saturday, at-which the cash intake  was in the neighborhood of $40-  The final bazaar and sale of work is  scheduled for Saturday afternoon,  20th, in the Parish Hall, unde~ the  auspi������:es of the .Ladies* Aid of the  Methodist church. ' Afternoon tea is  being served, and all are invited.  Mrs. T Mawson and Mrs. Angus  Ca nieron and yon ng son left yesterday*  for Estevan, Sask., where they will  spend a couple -of months with the  former's daughter, Mrs. McWillianis;  and other old Saskatchewan friends.  The Valley's honey output this year  is estimated to be in the neighborhood  of five tons at the lowest estimate.  There are at 'least 105 hives in the  [ district and the average output per  hive this year has been in Ithe neigh  borhood of 100 pounds.  Alf. Nelson cf the Creston Valley  Produce Company, is on a business  visit to Calgary, Alta., this week. "Up  to last week the firm had moved  f.verity eas-s of this yea***** apple crop,  and he expects to round ont the even  .two dozen by the early - part of January.  Friends of Heg. Hull, who about  four years ago-was junior at the B*������nk  of Commerce, and since then has been  working for the Paulson-Mason and  Naugle Pole .Company,, trill bear with  satisfaction of his promotion as manager of the latter firm's branch.jat-  Vancouver.  Fruit inspector A. McL. Fletcher  was here on an official .visit the latter  part of the week! and hi������i������cbrd8 show  that up tiirpe^Ctther^lStiFaBO ears of  apples have beep shipped from Valley  points. He estimates there are at  least five ears in the cellars of growers,  aud about six cars in the local ware*  house.  n    aa  KOU3  WtfUlt I_INE OF '   ;    ���������   /^ .-J  Up-to-jdate Mechanical   Toys,   the Latest in Games  Dolls,   Teddy Beats,   Dell Carriages,   Air Rifles  ���������   -     French Ivory Sets,  Leather Goods���������the  best  Jzziiati Sales Company  Mofr9s and Lowney's Chocolates^ $1.25  Full line of Christinas Ornaments for Trees, &:c.  manicure  in  Canada���������made  by. the  and up io  _*������T>  DE ATTIC   fiA-f-tAjji^r | #-|  dLA i i ie.- un i vm r. Liy.  ' ii  i. . -     -        r *.    T_     rl     .. . ���������    fc.-     _'.--!  Druggists a% Stationers  CHRISTMAS SHOPPING SALE  i  -a  Metailio Art Tntan Ware, each-  Cups and Stance rs, each���������-  Hot Plate Mats, silvW plated, each   Christmas Tags, 4 envelopes- --  Honey Pots, eaoh.- 1   Bon Bon and Pickle Dishes, eaoh ���������������������������  White Tissue Paper. 4 sheets ���������  Green Crepe Paper, roll   Red Crepe Paper, roll   -������1.00 to 1;75  75c. to 1.00  75c to 1.00  25c  2.00  iOO.   tO i.W  25c  lOcr  lOe  1  Almond Paste,  pkg- 35c       Florida Grapefruit, 2 for���������. 35c  JUST ARRIVED���������Almond Nuts, Filberts, Walnuts and  Jb-eanufcs, strictly fresh, 25c pound.  | Splendid assortment of Ladies' and Gents' Handkerchiefs I  JACKSON'  I  HAY���������TIMOTHY and ALFALFA  Wheat'-^r������������r#..-7li0������,'ta#0.'.'':  THERE WILiI. BE  A DECREASE IN  THE PRICE  OF  FARM IMPLEMENTS for  1925, and there  is no  better  machinery made than the Massay- Harris,   ,Wo have arranged for a shipment about March 1st.    Let ua. save you freight   ,  by orderir-S repairs in that shipment. ���������''*-..  ������PECIAL PRICE  ON SPRAYERS, L type, two Runs, less  truck, $355 f.o.b. Creston. '  PURITY F^OUR���������the one the exporta use.  Gifts that Convey  the  Spi  %  At this store you will find a line of Gifts that  have enduring value���������Gifts that betoken  * good' judgment  as  well   as .".goodwill  One of the special advantages of selecting from a stock like ours  lies in the fact that it contains something appropriate for every  member of the family.  Vour holiday worries will be dispelled as soon as you come in  and inspect the goods which we have so attractively displayed with  a view of making selections easy. *      y.  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