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Array i ���������f'f.;.. '-.���������.*.;;':;' >'-' ���������.  J     -  /    frov'incial  Ziihp^ry  ������pl 30  ^v  ��������� __I ������5   ' "Si     . BB������    ���������  Vol. XXII.  CRESTON, B.C.,  . MARCH 21, 1930  J.XO.   *>  Predict 210,000  Bus. Wheat Crop  Operators on Reclamation Farm  Confident 30 Bushels to Acre  ���������Buy 4 Tons Marquis Seed  Wheat���������Build Two Elevators  With an early start and up-to date  equipment to operate with, all that as required is norma! weather, and a 200,000  bushel wheat crop will be harvested on  the old Reclamation Farm this season.  This is the considered opinion of the  group of experienced Washington and  Oregon farmers who arrived in Creston  last week to work approximately 7000  acres of the farm, which they have.purchased from Kootenay Valley Power_&  __evelo^eB^Compamyr LfanitecT*"  This rejpr^ente an average yield of  30 bushels per acre and the expectation  is based on yields, obtained in 1S29 by  Messrs. Bishop and Holben, who had 800  acres seeded on breaking, whereas this  year about 2000 acres will be land previ  ously under crop or fall ploughed, and  the rest of the acreage given all the cultivation necessary to assure . maximum  yields. This expectation is o k'd by the  elevator people who have on-the-spot information oh last year's crop, as well as  some of the newcomers who looked over  the area last season.  These farmers have brought with them  considerable equipment, including-half a  dozen caterpillar tractors and ploughs.  One of these "cats" is of the 30 h.p. type,  belonging to H. Christensen, and with it  is a combined plough, disc and seeder,  enabling him to do the cultivating and  planting all at one operation. In addition  *��������� to the implements brought-^th^'the-ari'  , .they..basse on ordc-fllabout "^6^000 ^orth  of additional equipment to be shipped by  the International Harvester Company  from their Canadian plant at Hamilton,  Ontario, and with this machinery" will  come two representatives of the firm to  set it up and get it in operation, with one  remaining throughout the season.  The Midlank & Pacific Grain Corporation of Calgary, Alberta, who handled  the crop produced on the farm in 1929,  are shipping the Creston farmers 8300  ^bushels of seed wheat and holding in  ^reserve another 700 bushels to be available if required. It is double-cleaned  Marquis.  The well laid plans of the new farm  operators is again evidenced in the fact  that the necessary papers have been  1 prepared seeking incorporation of the  area into what will be known as Crest-  wood Drainage, and Dyking District,  thuB giving the new owners municipal  control of their acreage. Another move  in t eir progressive development policy  is the executing of an agreement with the  Midland _is Pacific Grain Corporation to  establish two elevators at points on the  Kootenay River which have already  been located and approved by both  parties concerned. And in this connection it Is satisfactory to note that both  the Canadian Pacific nnd Great Northern  Railways are negoti ating for the transportation of the 1930 crop, which will  run to nt least 90 carloads..  To assure ample protection against  possible high water in the river the Koot-  ,enay Valley Power & Development Company, Limited, are at once putting to  wark their dredge and at least ono dragline to put the whole of th dyke on tho  farm up to standard height of 25 feet.  For the most part the old dyke will neod  only fills at the low spots which can bo  done with teams nnd scrapers, but at the  twin bridges and at Boundary Creek  considerable new dyke will be built, particularly at the latter point where tho  stream will have to be, dyked on both  sidoa The plans also include tho placing  of a pumping plant in the vicinity of the  twin bridges,  Tho people of tho district havo every  loa'Hon to look forward confident of thcr  success or the under uking. No ono  questions' the fortuity of the aroa. Tho  mm who aro to develop It are farmers of  much experience and well equipped in  every detail, and tln������ company handling  tho land** aro selling on the crop payment  plan which ia a sufficient guarantee that  thoy will operate their drodgo and dragline three shifts in order to make the  urea flaf<������ wgalnBt flooding.   Aa to interior  drainage much of this was done in  1929  and worked satisfactory.-  Anorher feature to the operations that  appeals to our friends from Oregon and  Washington is that due to bet-er market-'  ing organization, and grading, the Canadian wheat price i~ invariably higher  than the price across the line. In 1929  the spread as between the two countries  was better than 25 cents a bushel.  The farmers who have already arrived  and the acreage they will each handle is  as follows: H. Christensen,������Genessee,  Oregon, 700 aetes; M. Holben, Genessee,  Ore., 800; X.. Bishop, Pullman, Wash.,  500; J. L. Rogers, <Pendelton. Oregon,  600; Dudley Rogers, Pendelton, Oregon,  600; Mr. Panburn, Oregon, 350; Wra-  Piper. Helix, Ore., 500 p Mr. Garretson,  Wyoming, 500; Lloyd L. Starks, Helix,  pre., 400; Mr. Mcintosh, Moscow, Ida.,  500: Chas. Kirk, Athena, Ore., 500.  Still another satisfactory angle to the  jiewVarrners is that they are hand picked  New 0waters Get  ��������� *  Local Light Plant  ���������or "all Scotch together" might be the  better way to express it. The success  achieved by Messrs. i tolben and Bishop  last season proved infectious with Mesr  srs. Rogers and Kirk,who visited Creston  last su_nircer,"and who proceeded to interest other congenial neighbors, and the  latter in turn did some missionary-work  with other likely friends unt3! the company was recruited to handle the acreage available. Along with bfing agriculturists of repute they are also men who  have taken a lively interest in public  affairs, Mr. Garretson being a member  of the Wyoming state legislature.  msser  Mrs. B. Johnson and son, Robert, spent  the past week at Spokane, returning on  Thursday.  Mrs; F. Hiese of Cranbrook spent the  Hu t.,:   ... ���������-���������;;._ _'T...,;;.:       ���������.������������������-/  Miss Laura Andeeh 3ef c last week to  spend a few weeks with her sister, Mrs.  LePage, at"Nelson.  Fritz Molander. was a Sirdar visitor  during the week.  Mr. and Mrs. C. Senesael were visitors  at Creston this week making the trip by  auto.  Owing to the milder weather the camp?  in the Kitchener district are closing, as it  is out of the question to haul logs or  poles over the roads. Many men have  left for their homes on the prairie and  other poiuts.  American Capitalists Purchase  Undertaking; Outright ��������� New  Owners Confident of Securing  Water   Power���������Will   Expand  r'.]-r���������  -  4 ' _*_  After negotiations that have extended  ���������over Several weekp it is now officially  announced that ownership of the former  Greston Power*. li^ht _r Telephone Ccm-  any, Limited, haa^been purchased outright from the.'.Howard S. Amon interests represented in^ootenayValleyPower  & Development Company, Limited, by'a  group of Spokane V business men headed  by L. M.v Simpsons-possession being taken  earliejc in the,mon^i.  .<.iFor^the^presenjl.the business will be  carried onunderxSie old name of Creston  Power & Light Company, Limited. The  officers of the ujlw operating company  are: President. ,1| M. Simpson; vice-  presiderit,C.Pauls9n; secretary-treasurer,  M. M...Houghtoitt^ superintendent, J. G.  Farris. This grbi|jip owns 90 per cent, of  the stock of the company and are acquiring the few sha asr outstanding, held by  people no longer resident in this district.  In Messrs. Simpson and Farris, particularly the company has directors of  maay years practical and successful experience. "Mr. Simpson has been identified with electric power development for  over 40 years, starting as a coal shoveller  at a steam plant hi Iowa. Since coming  west he has been actively associated with  the installation, and operatiou of plants  of Grangevillei Electric Light & Power  Company, Crangeville, Idaho; Deschutes  Power   CompansfL;in   -central  of the company to operate continuously .in this fashion. Negotiations  are proceeding for the acquirement, of a  waterpower, and while no definite announcement can be made in. this'respect  the company is quite optimistic that they  will in the very near future secure the  needed license for a hyd-o development  and will be giving a hydro service before  the end of. this year. So confident are  the directors in connection with securing  water power that they are .now making  arrangements for supplies and equipment  for distributing the hydro power to serve  all the Valley from Sirdar through to and  including the Lister Area.  Mr. Amon and his associates formally  acquired the telephone end of the business in December, 1928, disposing of it to  the B.C. Telephone Company about nine  months ago, and about a year ago were  given a light and power franchise by the  village, with a guarantee of light by Sept  ember 1st, 1929, with necessary extensions given to validate the later delivery.  Women'sinstitute  Backs Fall Fair  Will:Handle Ladies' Glasses of  19_>0 Exhibition���������Enthusiastic-  1 silly Support Hospital      Name  Additional Committee Heads  Erseksoo  Mr. Whitford of Cranbrook, the Raw-  leigh man, was making his quarterly  visit at Erickson homes this week.  Miss Florence Craigie was a visitor  with Nelson friends a couple of days at  the first of the week.  -  Mrs. Handley, who has been  visiting  for  home at the  _.:4-v.  friends at Blairmore, Alberta,  slhrteir^-^^i__a-t_^-;.:  GmsayoiB Oity  Jas. Turner is the second Cimyonite to  invest in a car this year. He has just  taken delivery of ,&: Ford Tudor sedan  from the Premier garage at Creston.  Mrs. S earl e left at the end of the week  for Bellvue, Alberta, where she will visit  for a couple of weeks, and iteturn with  Mr. Searle early in April.  Mrs. Abbott, and the two youngest  children left on Monday for Moosejaw,  Sask., where they will visit with relatives  for some time.  Con. Nygaard wa& a visitor at NelBon  a few days last week.  Jock Mc-Robb, jr., !������������_ l*nt for Klni-  berley, where he is at present employed  by his brother-in-law, W. Houle.  Chas. Houglnnd and A. Wiekstrom of  Kimborloy wore visitors at tho weekend  at tha Hougland ranoh h_ra. -*.  Martin Nelson made a night auto trip  to Cranbrook on Saturday, taking Art l-ur  Hurry of West Creston to visit; his father  who was critically indisposed at St. Eugene hospital in that city.  A. G. Samuelaon Is busy on a haul of  tloB, posts and poles which he out on tho  former Wlrilaw limit during tho past  winter. II- has ubout 12,000 Una, 80,000  posts and 1000 polos which 1*10 to be  shipped from Erickson.  Tho United Church Ladta' Aid had n  social afternoon at the home of Mra.  Sonrlo on Friday to give the ladles opportunity to ������ny goodhy to Mrs. W. Abbott  who has justs, loft for MooRejaw, Oldtlmo  Bocinbity prevailed and juat twforo lunch  waa aorved Mra. Abbott was pronontcd  with a gift in appreciation of the useful  work nhe has done in the, community  aid the church since coming to Canyon  uftvciral y.am ii������o.  \A/ ���������,11 _,mrr���������  "-���������GoncEpauy  the past month,  returned  end of the we k.  Mrs. Vic. Mawson left on Sunday on a  visit with her mother, Mrs. Fred Brown.  rigg, at Yahk.  Mr. and Mrs. Cowley returned home  from Cranbrook on Thursday, in  which  Oregon; j town Mrs. Cowley had been for some  it.   the  **������'"k***    -*������**���������-'?     _*"?___i   M_**_3TTia  Light &I; Power Company in-the Weiser  valley. Idaho. Mt*. Farrisi has been in  charge'.-of plaints at points in Idaho,  coming here from Grange ville at the request of Mr. Simpson, to take charge of  the reconditioning and getting into operation of the local plant, and remaining to  supervise all construction activities of  the company.  "Juice" was turned on for the first  time on January 5 h. and ever since that  time service has been maintained without interruption from the 75 h.p. oil  burning Deisel engine, located in the  company's plant on Victoria Avenue. A  24-hour service is given, and company  officials estimate that at present they are  serving 40 or 50 residences and business places, with new users being added  every week. In addition to this light is  supplied for about 36 street lights scattered throughout the village. With  requests for light coming in from outside  the village the company is preparing to  extend its service both east and west of  town, as the present plant will develop  sufficient power to accommodate a considerable increase in consumption. The  plant is handled by two men, and on its  March load is burning 45 gallons of oil  daily.  However,  it   is    not  the   intention  r  I  armars, AHiOii!  All those interested in the purchase of Pipes and every kind of  Fittings in connection with the  distribution of water are asked to  attend a meeting to be held in  JAS. CARR'S Packing Shed  Erickson Road, on  'ill      un*-!*  iftiij  if id I ���������  at 2.80 p.m.  The idea m to club together and  make up as large a carload as  possible and thereby secure  l!ic most advnn.ii.g������iouH pric������_.-  Very reasonable prices aro at  hand on all materials necessary.  TELL YOUR NEIGHBORi  weeks during the illness,   ond '. death -��������� of  their son, David. ..,-,'���������   :  Archie McLeod of Yahk was a visitor:  here last week.:  Mrs. Lee Heric was a visitor at Cranbrook over the weekend. Marion is  getting along very weii and expects io  be home early in April.  Alf. Speaker was a business visitor at  Nelson at the weekend. ���������  W. H. Kemp has just taken delivery  of a new 1929 Ford sedan from the Prem-  eir garage at Creston.  The irrigationists are having another  meeting this Saturday, 22nd, at Jas.  Carr's packing shed, to complete the pipe  ordering business.  _Cranbrook Courier: David, nine-year  old son of Mr, and Mrs. John Cowley of  Erickson, passed away in hospital here  Sunday after an illness of two months'  duration. The funeral was held from  the mortuary chapel Wednesday afternoon, Captain Finnie of the Salvation  Army officiated at the service. The funeral was attended by the bereaved par-  en ts and friends resident in the city.  Floral offerings' Family, wreath? Mr.  and Mrs. Lewis, Mrs. H. Daoust, Mr.  and Mrs. P. W. Willis, Mr. and Mrs. G.  Hunter, Mr. and Mrs. John Laurie, Canyon Kiddies and Miss Lister, Captain  Finnie and Lieut. Wiseman, Mr. and  George Smith.  Alice Sidttiff  J. C, Martin got away on Sunday to  Shopard, Alberta, whore he Is gping into  mixed farming on a half section of land  ho haa leaned -alongside his' son,. Frank,  who Is also farming there. <���������'���������"'  Bill and Henry Vaneas arrived by  auto at the end of tho week from I.nm-  loops, and are looking after spring work  on tha ranch.  John Kelly is busy at land clearing  oporntfonn, getting three acres' rcacly to  sot out to strawberries.  Tho organ belonging to tho community  Sunday achool conducted recently by  Mrs. J. C. Martin, ham been given Crouton Womon'fl Institute to bo muled for  tho benefit of crippled children's work.  A. Krygnvold, -who recently  moved  here from Llnter to take charge of the  Rosa ram eh, was a vlnltor at Nelson last  week, whore ho was one of half n dozen  Wo������t Kootenay rc_idantt������ to secure nat>  uiudlisutEcm papers,  There was a fair turnout of members  for the March meeting of Creston and  District Women's Institute on Friday  afternoon, the feature of which was a  practical talk on gardening by C. B.  Twigg, the local assistant provincial horticulturist. The meeting was in charge  of the president, Mrs. J. E. Hayden.  The correspondence included a letter  from the National Parks Association, of  which the institute is a member, asking  them to at once write the department of  the interior protesting against giving licenses to lumbermen or power companies  to develop the water powers or cut the  standing timber in any of the Dominion  park areas.  The management of Vancouver exhib-  ion wrote asking the Institute to make  a district display in needlework or any  other line at the 1930 fair at the terminal  city, and there was a letter from the  Nelson Institute advising that they were  operating an exchange and inviting Cres.  ton members to send along anything they  had to sell, which would be handled on a  10 per cent, commission .basis.  The letter from the   Board   of Trade  asking the Institute to make the erection  of a hospital   at Creston their objective  for   1930  was enthusiastically  received  and a letter will be sent the board advising that the Institute will co-operate 100  per cent, in every way possible.  '-���������Mjr^^Twigg's address had mostly to xlo  with flowers and amongst other things  favored the.pianting of perennials,  due  the .fact th at with   the deeper planting  required these would do better in a district where the moisture supply was limited.   He advocated a generous use of  sand in getting local soils in shape where  they would give best results from a none  too abundant water supply.  Mrs. Mallandaine was named convenor  of the committee on legislation, and Mrs.  Sherrington will have charge of the  child welfare committee. The tea "hostesses were Mrs. C. W. Allan, Mra. W.  H. Crawford, Mrs. R. Stevens and Mrs.  Telford, with the freewill offering amounting to $175, and devoted to th the  crippled children's work.  It wbs unanimously agreed that the  Institute would assume charge of the  ladies' classes at Creston fnll fair this  year, and a committee of Mrs. Stevens  and Mrs. F. C. Rodgers was named to  revise the prize list in this connection.  is making a satisfactory recovery from a  severe attack of pneumonia which developed about a week ago. The patient Is"  in charge of Dr. Henderson and with a  couple of good nurses expects to bo  around as well as usual shortly.  Watch for posters of auction sale of  implements, household effpets at Vannees  ranch, Alice Siding, Saturday, March 20.  TheC.P.'R. -wrecking crew assd full  equipment was hero on Sarurday morning from Cranbrook handling repairs on  about a milo of track between tho Rose  and McMurtrie ranches, which was  badly damaged when a car o! ore on tho  midnight freight loft the rails at a point  about opposite the former ranch.  Last week's surprise party was on Ron.  Smith at his homo on Friday night whon  about 45 of tho younger element made  nn unexpected call and spent n very fine  night of It with dancing to music by tho  Marshall brothers on drums and accord-  eon���������and the usual excellent midnight  lunch, ;  Last week's Whist Club meeting was at  J. W. Parkin's at which tho high ������cor_s  were mado by Mrs. Brubnchor nnd Mr.  Willis. This evening Mr. and Mrs. R.  Stowart will entertain tho club.  JDGGS FOR HATCHING-Purebrod  Wlritt* LughontH, 7Bc. for nltting of 16  oggei.   Mrs. Wearmouth, Canyon,  T1��������� Women's Auxiliary of Christ  CmiroTi havo afternoon toa with sale of  worlc and homo cooking, at tho Parish  T  .   , _..,_,.._-     ������,        _Ik? ������n Saturday, March^SlH. tww. 8 to  Latest reports Indiaato that Mrs, Peaiw������ 5.������0 p.m., to which mil aw Invited. rrr  THE   REVIEW.    CBESTOST,   B.    C.  A Great Mathematician  OTWDET  That's %vvay  to assure  success*  Afade in Canada,  J4o ~J[lu.m.  ������5t.VV. GtL.tLtETT CO. 2-T_K  TOaONTO,CAM.  Regbm was named as the scene of i  the 1930 convention, of    the    Trades;  an<������ I_abor Congress o������ Canada. The j  "western, city defeated Hamilton, by ���������  109 to T5 for the- honor. j  Mrs. Jessie  Campb_5I  SSwart, -wife;  of Jolm S. Ewart, K.C, widely known i  authority on constituional    law    and..-  history, died at h-er Ottawa ���������residence  recently.  Montreal proper has now a popu- ,  lation "of 1.071,057. according to Lov-;  ell's Montreal Directory, the -STtii!  volume of which, is about to be pub- '���������  lished. The" population of Greater'  Montreal is 1,224,059.  Vilbjalnaur Stefansson, famous  Arctic explorer declares that the  northern air route to Europe is the  only practical one to develop and  predicts that within 10 years' time  there -wilt "be one day mail service  from Winnipeg to London over the j  northern end of tbe world.  The Graf Zeppelin completed its  20,000 mile Sigib.1 sroisnd the world  in 21 days 7 nours and 34 minutes  elapsed time. Actually flying time of  the Graf was 11 days 23 hours and  14 minutes, beating- the time of "15  days and six hours made by the  United States army world fiyera In  1924.  -Professors. Amazed Ky Kapld Mental  C_-tnttlstftnu���������    Of   Vnnnnr   'Rt--_4on  Woman  The -world's most marvellous woman mathematician has been discovered in. the person of Nina Glagoliva,-  22 years old, who does in her mind,  in from two to 20 seconds, -mathematical problems which require hours  of experts to do, in. the ordinary  way, with pencil and paper.  Thia wonder woman has been discovered after a wide survey, and  scientists are amazed at her light-  ���������aing-like mental calculations. Before  a commission consisting of Professor Kozevntkoff and Professor Chi-  jevsky, mathematicians -; Kojinsky,  the engineer, and _>r. Kiseleff, a physician, Miss Giagoiiva with apparently ltttle effort, extracted the root in  the "ninth degree of numbers with as  naany*as 20 digits. Squaring and cubing numbers of 9> or 10 digits seemed no harder to her than the multiplication table to ordinary humans.  Her memory is remarkable and  she can repeat, having neard them  only once, long lists of words in languages she does not know. The commission pronounce this woman of  Russian birth, greater titan Arago or  other  prodEgies  on record.  SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON  SEPTEMBER  15  TEACHING THjg LAW OF CiOR  Golden Text: "The opening of Thy  Words giveth  light."���������Psalm 119.130.  Lesson: Nehemtah 8.1-18.  Devotional  Reading:  , Psaim     119.  9.7-104, . ... .v ....  '/  ^../nx..':~[.r...-..}.-...':..:.r;...'n?tt.w ,--  wiuihfr-Sg- newspaper ultiois  JBsf  t i t j> -oiiy to suiter ionp; irom ncu-  x ritSs,   neuralgia,   or   headaches  when   relief  is   swift   and   sure,  thanks to Aspirin. For 28 years the  medical     profession    has    recommended, it.   It does not affect the  heart.   Take it  for colds, rheumatism, sciatica,  lumbago.   Gargle it ,  for   a   sore "throat   or   totisilitis.  Proven directions for its many uses,  in every package.  Every drug store  today lias genuine Aspirin which is  readily identified by the name on  the  box  and  the  Bayer  cross on  every tablet.  SPIRIN  Aspirta. la ft. '.Crate-ark Hc_*-t*r���������d In Canada  -"'-'     Explanations and Comment*  -The Reading Of the lAw Bv tew.  verse 1-8. Tho ilrst "day of the  seventh month ia the day which from! _______________-________________^^  the time of -Alexander the Great, has J : .���������.-���������. r.���������,__-____.,_._.   been celebrated by the Jews as their! priest,-, and the Levites said to the  New Year's Day. On ��������� this day; people: "This day is holy unto  occurred tho festival known as the"; Jehovah your God; mourn not, nor  Feast of Trumpets, which was ob- 5 weep." The day was holy because it  served with special rites: see Lev. ] was the day of the new moon and  23.24, 25; Num. 29.1-fr. In the year! of the blowing of trumpets, and also  -45 B.C., on this day (Neh. 7.73), the | because of the reading-of the Law.  people of Jerusalem assembled in the! The, People Comforted, verses 10-  broad place before the water gate, j 12. "Go your way, eat tne fat ana  i and Ezra, th������ priest and scribe, read'���������; drink the sweet," counselled Nehe-  to them the Book of the Law of j mlah using a proverbial expression  Moses. "In Ezra the title of 'scrioe-; meaning "Do not fast or mourn."  came to mean 'the man of tH'e^ booK.- j "And send portions unto him for  It is evident that tne scribes were whom nothing Is prepared."  the nearest originals of the clergy of } -���������-���������: '���������-���������  2Sw ?m^!:_7"5failwStaale?-.''-_������,B^"-      Martha���������I thought you    told    iri.  aetly to what the phrase, the Book   ..   _ ���������      .. ,_    . _������_   ���������  of the Law of Moses, refers is a dls- j ***** y������u wouldn't give away that se~  puted question among scholars. \ The I cret - told you last night.  IS THERE A BABY  IN YOUR HOME  Is there a baby -or young children  In your home? If there is you should  not be without a box of Baby's Own  Tablets.     Childhood   ailments   come J  quickly and means should always heat   hand   to   promptly   fight   them,  Baby's   Own   Tablets   aro   tho   Idea.  home remedy.      They    regulate   the  bowels; sweeten the stomach; banish  constipation and   Indigestion;   tore an  up colds and simple fevers���������in  facu  they relieve all the minor ills of ilttlo  ones.    Concerning them   Mrs.   Moise  Cabotto,     Makamlk,     Que.,     write:*.  "Baby's   Own Tablets  arc. -tho   *>cst  remedy in the world for little onwn.  My baby suffered terribly from indigestion and  vomiting,  but  the Taw  Aviators Had Hard Time  Had  Almost  Lost Hope When  Res-  >��������� cued In Far North  After living eight  days on berries  bet\reen*s  God's  Lake   and  Norway  House, where  they made    a~ forced  t landing,   R.  Marshall   and   S.   Harri-  I son,  Canadian Air    Force    aviators,  ��������� are     sow    recovering     at ._ jSTorway  House. They were rescued by an aiif  force 'plane recently when they had  almost given up hope.  Their clothing was in tatters and  they were painfully weak when  found. - They were on fire patrol  when the motor stalled and landed  on the lake, and struggled unsuccessfully tbe fLest day in an effort to  make repairs. They remained near  the machine and on the eighth, day  their frantic signals attracted another 'plane to their rescue.  entire Pentateuch, some believe; the  legislative portions only of the Pentateuch, others maintain.  Ezra  stood  upon   a   wooden  platform above the people and was aided  by thirteen Levites, who    gave    the  sense, so that tbe people understood ;  the reading.    Evidently    Ezra    read  the Law. sentence  by sentence, and  briefly   expounded   it,   and then  the  Levites   made   the   explanation  clear  to the people. Men; women, and children, old enough" to understand, listened attentively to,the reading from  early morning until midday.  On account of the heat they had their cus-'  toniary rest during the noon hour." To  the reading    the    people    responded  with Amen, Amen (So be it), with a  lifting up of    the    hands,    evidently  with the palms upward in supplication for the divine blessing, and then  they bowed their heads and worshiped Jehovah  with  their  faces to the  ground.  The Effect Of the Reading Of the |  Law, verse 9.    "By Ezra's inspiration  and under his guidance the Law waa ;  now for the first time put before the j  Jews  in such a way  as to convince  them that it was the most important  thing  in  the   world  that  their lives  should' be conducted wholly    in    accordance  with   its   precepts."���������A. . S.  Peake.  INehemiah the governor, Ezra  the  Madge���������-I didn't give it away. X  exchanged it for another one.and an  ice cream soda.  B^~l_S'^M_3___r____������_ii-,������-~  Ha-_i _______K__io_r^ a  *a__B BAB? B@9K8  Write The "Borden. Co.. limited. Dent.  B43. 140 St. Paul Street W-, 9*_ass_r~sl  for twoBaby VVelfera Book*.  Like a Grip At the Throat. For a  disease that is not. classed as fatal  there- is probably none which causes  more terrible suffering than asthma.  Sleep is Impossible, the- sufferer becomes exhausted and finally, though  the attack passes, is left in unceasing dread of its return. Dr. J. D.  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy is a wonderful remedial agent. It Immediately relieves the restricted air passages  as thousands can testify. It is sold  by dealers everywhere.  Keep Your Farni Up-to-Date  tensive  Army Fights Locusts  By  UNTQUfS SPOKTS TYPE  It's slender, trim nnd wearable. It  rather suggests wrapped treatment,  so entirely smart and new. Style No,  560 J a a boon to the woman with a  j stout figure.     It conceals overweignt  l������tAb>qoonUqct "hor* rie-ht "and *novv* sho wlth,out a tell-tale. Just see how the  is fn perfect^^th*%Swb^ i������! ���������rT"oe closing bodice    -���������������    ���������  sold by medicl-no dealers or oy man  at 2D cents a box from The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Eroclivlllc,  Ont.  "Did you cancel all    my    engagements, as I told you, Smitnerst"  "Yosslr, but  Lady Millicent didn't  fca!<  to  with   shawl  collar carries tho line down to  straight closing of skirt to give the  figure lea-igtli. At each side of front,  inverted plaits add necessary width  to hem. They aro topped by pointed  patch pockets with envelope flap*.  The back Ita perfectly straight. It la  n model that udapia itself beautifully  to all tho smart cotton fabrics- as  printed  pique in red and white pin  Sixty-Five     Tons     Destroyed  People   In   Bulgaria  Every man and woman between  tho ages of 16 and 80 was recently  mobilized by the government of Bulgaria to fight an extraordinary  plague of locusts which wero destroying crops in the Haswovo IDlstrlct,  of southern Bulgaria. Fire, smoke,  lyo and oil wore successfully used In  combating the pests, but more than  66 tons of the locusts were destroyed  before their depredations were finally  terminated.  -ake it very well. Sh������ says you were   jv^^^i-^-u ^ ������;= ���������������  ^.o  marry her  next  Monday!" | aj80tchca. -y/ollow spartswelffht llnon,  poaoh shantung with    white,    green.  Mluard's  STearsi.  LlnL?nent���������TJhocI     for     50  'Tlio  ex-KulRor  is  the rlaliest Ger-  man  In tho world. He found a wa;y  to   mal<o   Germany   pay   before   tho  l>nwen plan wna evor heard ot  _______ r____-~~���������.  A butterfly In    flight    boats    Itn  ���������wings nitv.'! times a second.  IMIMIII^Iiitl^lWWHWllWMlW^IIWIlM^  w.  n,   u, 'iacia "  and white checked gingham wstu  groon organdie, sky-blue silk brohu-  cloth RoM-trimmod, orchid and wlnto  gingham chock in cotton voile with  white organdio and shell-pink waah-  ablo flat hJUc cvepo. It Is designed  In Hisses 10, 18, 20 years, SO, 88, 40,  42, 44 and 4G inches bust measure.  Pattern price 25 cents In stamps or  coin (coin in preferred}. .Wrap coin  carefully*  How To.Orcter Patterns  Adarcaa: Wlnnlpog Keoirapaper Union,  17ft McDormot Avo��������� Winnipeg  Sores   Fie������   teeforo   It.���������There are  many who havo been afflicted with  sorea- and have driven them away  with Or. Thomas' Ecloctrlc Oil. All  similarly troubled    should    lose    no  time in applying this splendid  romody, as there Is. nothing llko It  to bo hud. It is cheap, but its power  Is in no way expressed by ita low  price,  ���������  France ha ssoven mllliori oyclists.  It la tho most popular sport In that  country, An annual distance bike  raco Ih one of he big Bportlng evdhta  each year.  Pattarn No.  ��������� _���������*��������������������� * M>������ h M  Kl_c  % ��������� ���������-��������� mm 1  JSIamw  Town  ������i<<(M.M������l *���������'��������������� H. 4 ������-*.������,#.������.# ���������>��������������� ��������� KOt ������ ������ ������.,  Minard's  FmBn,  Lin linent���������Tho    IlUig    of  First Traveller���������I hoar they aren't  sending any more mall to Washington,  (Second Traveller-"How's that?  First Traveller���������He's dead,  P  A   mm mm  qlm  hmh mm*  *. JJ������t Of "Wivnliirt InvAnlloni"* nn������ ru������  rnrormmjon  ment Wmo OB  II*<|u������m_.  The RAMSAY U  W  8MMr&  For Fatin Homes  Faded! or crocked walls and  kO-Uinga detract f torn the pleasure  of farm life. Hundreds of fana  owners, realizing this, have transformed their rooms into bright,  colorful interiors by spplylng  Cyproc over b_1 the old, ugly sur-.  faces���������then decorating. Remsrk-  *bly attractive results sure thus  Achieved at small cost, Every room  becomes much more beautiful,,  livable and up-to-date.  Poultry Houses  Gypro- lined bsurns and poultfy  houses provide the best protectlon  sigainst -fire* cold, heat nnd rermln  thftt your stock can have. You can  etect strong rigid Gyptoc sheets  yourself in short -line and at little  e_cpea_e. After & few months you  will be delighted with the improved health off youe cattle tsxti  the Increased, laying capacity utf  your -kick.  Utilizing  Waste Space  Those musty, inaccessible waste  spaces in your attic and basement I  Why not convert them Into eatta  xooms by erecting Gyproc wailB  and ceilings? You can have a play-  toom, a laundry toom, a woefcribop,  to speclA pteaerviug closet o_ any  odier kind of room you wish,  Por fust, economical, lire-proof donstructlon ou the farm there  is nothing to equal Gyproc.   Write us toe iaforoiodon or see your  O-csxc-S G-fp.oc d.^Bcr. mm  '     CANADA GYPSUM AND Al_ABAflTINB, WMlTEDi  H������mA Officii- Vtitis, Canada  Branches:     Montreal, Toronto, Windsor, Winnipeg, Vanoauvet  Si B* %������BtrJl CrfVr*      Wwl���������B'JU'W'CB'B ^Ur ttte / tijwitc w. ��������� oreston.  b.   a.  Pfil  MRPLAN  C  L1FEI  CRASH  Ottawa, Ont.���������A national hero,  whose _am_ in the 'air, was known,  throughout the world ^ during- the  Great'war,. is dead. __ieut.-Col. William George Barker, V.C.,' TJ.S.CV,  Ml.C., one of Canada's greatest wartime -pilots, was killed when a new  commercial biplane he had taken "up  for a flip" crashed to earth.  Scarcely 10 minutes after he took  off from the Rockliffe aerodrome in  *he two-sftta-terr, a IFairchlld 'plane,  brought here for iaspeqtion by gov*  eminentofficials of the Department of  National Defence, civil aviation  branch, the body of the gallant bird-  .���������man. lay in the shore slush of the  Ottawa River, almost every bone  shattered. The 'plane was a tangled  wreckage;  An. official board of inquiry, composed of three members of the civil  aviation branch, has been set up to  investigate the accident and attempt  to determine its cause. To some  among the -many persons who were  ^rjitnesslhg from the ground the colonel's la^t: flight. It appeared the engine' stalled as he pulled the- machine  1 into a���������:steep cttmb. ^ ~[-r--  'Colonel-i.Barker was 'flying:, at-an  altitude of 200 feet when the engine  gaxe off a tremendous roar as the  pilot" pulled the throttle wide open  and swooped upward.  After a climb to 150 feet,* the 'plane  faltered, hung suspended momentarily  and then like a wounded bird plunged  headlong to earth.  Life was extinct when horror-  stricken eye witnesses    reached    the  *v_6Ci������SUgc. The    3_L&_������   .    *vt������0     CSS"L_  through scores and scores of hectic  war combats with his life; although  twice wounded, had apparently been  killed instantly.  "While Col. Barker was president  .ef the Fairchild Aviation Corporation of Canada, manufacturers of  -She 'plane In which he met-death, he  was not putting'the glisteningr new.  aaachine through its test paces when  the tragedy occurred.  I>. Campbell Shaw, Fairchild test  pilot, was here for the demonstration. He said that while Col. Barker  had been flying recently, he did not  wish him to go up. One of Jthe Col-  c-iel's arms was almost useless owing  to his war injuries.  The machine was in perfect shape  and the controls responded readily,  Wd Shaw, who! flew the /plane.herefrom Montreal. Previously Capt.  Shaw had flown tho. 'plane from New  York City to Montreal' and a half  hour before the Fairchild Corporation  president took the two-seater aloft,  Capt. Shaw had put it through the  paces of varied aerobatics.  It was the first time Col. Barker  had sat at the controls of a machine  of the type and other Fairchild officials suggested he might have miscalculated the power of the engino to  drive the machine in a climb.  The war record of the dead aviator,  which included the shooting down of  62 enemy 'planes and possibly others  unlisted officially, was exceeded only  among Canadian fliers by Col. W. C.  Bishop, another Victoria Cross winner.  He is survived by'his widow, formerly Mlsa A Smith, of Toronto, and  tholr seven-year-old daughter, Antoinette.  Eriaricf Takes Gloasay View  Head   Of  French   Naval   Delegation  Looks For Early Breakup  Of Conference  London, England.���������Arlstide Briand,  head of the French naval delegation,  maintains that the nve-power conference will not last more than another  .fortnight.'"' " -'���������;. '��������� ^ - v. ''���������-���������:-'-'  The French view is that a "five-  power treaty will res-alt hut cover  only technical questions amounting to  a preliminary convention on which  could be based a later League of Nations gathering to consider disarmament on land, sea and air.  Briand was frankly gloomy.  "I have, finished my role," he said.  "And tomorrow the whole thing-will  be handed over to the delegations." ���������  Meanwhile, in spite of ofuciai optimism the decisive.point of. the conference has now been reached and it  centres almost- entirely round  France's insistence that her figures  cannot be seriously reduced. In  this connection, Mr. MacDonald has  great faith in M. Briand's power to  effect a compromise which will al-.  low reductionsT'but M. Briand, it is  recognized, will not dare to. do anything likely to be rejected by the  French chambers.  While Mr. MacDonald does not  want to see the isolation of France,  ieven If she does persfst in her present attitude,, this will be the inevit-  ' able outcome unless greater progress  Is made towards finding a solution of  the difficulties still to be overcome.  Officials state that they are pleased  with the progress so far'" made,' hut  Labor members are telling- the Prime  Minister they are not.  Seeking Tariff Changes  Uberad-P-ogress-ves Of Manitoba To  Interview Mint-tAr of Finance  Ottawa, Ont.���������In view-of the fact  that the federal budget is expected to  be brought down before the close.of  the month, the Liberal-Progressives  of Manitoba have appointed a.deleg-a-  tion to interview Hon/ Charles A.  Dunning, Minister of Finance, and recommend tariff reductions.  _The ,��������� Liberal,.^ Progressives _- ; have  made a close study of the tariff as it  affects the agricultural industry of  the provi nee and will make specific  recommendations for", tariff reductions. It is believed that they will  ask that the duties be cut on motor  trucks, kitchen utensils, paints and  varnishes and several other commodities.  School Act Amendment  Installing Teletype  .���������;/'.-      At Flying Field  VimfnnictloiiH For Work At Moose ������Taiv  flocol V<m1 From Ottawa  Mooso Jaw,' Sagk.���������An'.angomentB  havo been made for the installation  ���������of teletype equipment at tho Mooso  Jaw flying field and work .has commenced. r>, 0, Coons, superintendent  *>f Oanacllan Paoiflo Railway Tolo-  prraphfi, and ID. McLean, Western  ���������Canada Atrwayn, visited tho -lying1  tlold ln������t week.  Instvuc-toWi to install tho telc-typo  worn received from Ottawa and  tlio maohino will bo .on. tho Snska-  toon-I-clmonton circuit and hqoked  from Winnipeg to Calgary,  Tho tetotypajH a Rolf-recording tolo-  gmph maahino, and woathcr reportu  and other maktors of Interest to pilotn  will bo������ available at tho hangar.  ���������ys-tyww)  W: W.   V.   182D  Display     Of      Religious      Emblems  Prohibited    In    Sasl-atohewan  Schools  Regina. ��������� Without amendment of  any kind, the bill proposing to prohibit the display of any religious emblem or the wearing. of a garb of  any religious denomination by teachers in the public schools of tho province, passed through the Saskatchewan Legislature, and now only  awaits royal assent'to become law.  Tho measure, however, will not come  into effect until July 1 next.  Practically no discussion took place  when the b'll Was in committee of the  whole. While there wero a few interchanges across .the floor of tho House,  very little debate took place while the  bill was under consideration.  Prize Winners At Manitoba Fair  Saskatoon, Sask.��������� Manitoba and  Alberta exhibitors captured all first  prizes in judging, March 11( at the  annual Saskatchewan Winter Fair;  Of tho eight classes passed on by thx>  judgos, Manitoba stockmen carried off  eight of the flrst awards and Alberta  took tho roraalnlng four.  WHEAT POOL HEAD  :kmfSMmm%m%  XA8gf8gBggi3&  ^mm^m^^^m^^^^  A. J. McPhalL ; president of the"  Canadian wheat pool, recently returned from a wheat conference in Eng-  giand.  Funds For Investment  Americans Are Anxious To Invest In  Canadian Oil and Mining Ventures  Toronto.-���������-"If this stock brokerage  muddle was cleaned up at once, Canada -would deve_opNm6r_ prosperity in  mines' _mdK oil projects this stmimer  than- was witnessed during the. height  of. the -activity last stammer."  This is the view expressed by John  M. Edwards, the Boston financial ex-"  pert in the Toronto newspapers on  the occasion of his visit here to investigate certain prospects his big  organization had. under way .in Canada for this spring.  . "A.great deal of Boston and New  York funds had been earmarked for  investment in oil and mining venture-  to be started in ; different parts of  Canada this year,,? Mr. Edwards is  quoted as saying, "and with I greater  security for the public in the new-  stock exchange rules and amendments  to the laws "governing marginal trading, business should be on a Very  sound basis for these Canadian projects thi3 year.  Another Trip Planned  For Graf Zeppelin  Commander    Off   Dirigible    Outlines  Coming Trip To America  '. Berlin.���������-The Graf Zeppelfn, veteran  of a flight around the world, will pay  a -_S-hour visit to the United States":  next May, Dr. Hugo Eckener, com-  mander of the dirigible states in an  interview.  Eckener outlined for the first time  the complete itinerary of his forthr  coming, trip to tho Am&ricas, which  will start probably between May. 12  'Jtnd'15.-  .' Leaving FrBedrichshafen, the Graf  will make a 20-hour flight to Seville,  Spain, and thence ��������� proceed directly  across the: south Atlantic to Rio de  Janeiro, Brazil, in albout 75 hours.  From Rio the dirigible will fly  northward 20 hours to Pernambuco,  Brazil, where a special mooring mast  will have been built and preparations  made for refuelling.  After remaining at Pernambuco 24  hours, the Graf will snake a three-  day cruise via Jamaica, Haiti and  Havana, Cuba, to Lakehurst, N.J.,  where it will stay two days.  From Lakehurst, a 50-hour flight  .will take the Zeppelin back to  | Seville, after which it will return to  : Friedrichshaf&tx. '������������������"*���������  f!f������������r������o tlrsttn Prmlc  Initial     Payments     On    Rcmainin*  I>elfivcr<ies Have Been Cut Down  Winnipeg, Man.-r-Initial payments  by -the Alberta, Saskatchewan and  Manitoba Wheat Pools oh remaining  deliveries of coarse grains to country  elevators have been cut dawn^ the  Pools have announced...The reductions  amount to 35 cents per bushel for rye  and ten cents per bushel for-barley  and oats.  Reductions.are as follows, the Pool  stated, basis for Fort William: Rye,  basis No. 2f C.W., reduced from.80c.  to d5c. Barley, basis No. 3 C.W., reduced from 50c. to 40c. Oats, basis  No. 2 O.W., reduced from 00c. to _0c.  Instructions wero wired to agents of  tho Pool last night, following decision at a board session recently. .  At the closo of the market recently, prices on Winnipeg exchanges  wore as follows: Oats, No.' 2, C.W.,  53V_o. Rye. No. 2, C.W., 54c. Barley,  No. 8, C.W., -G'/a.  Start Canipip For  hmm independence  Okandi    and   His    Followers    Begin  Marcli To Jalapur  Ahmadabad, India. ��������� Inaugurating  their campaign for complete Indian  independence- from Great Britain,  Mahatma Ghandi, 61-year-old Nationalist, and .79 of his disciples have  started their march to Jalapur, where  tlio British CsrotiV���������s v.'iH "���������'���������& ^nactsd.  Twenty thousand persons gathered  to watch what was- the first step of  the long-heralded "civil disobedience"  espoused by the all-Indian    National  Congress at Lahore, in January.-  .  Ghandi himself, despite his increasing age, walked with firm, step.     His^  appearance belied recurring    reports  I that he had been arrested by order of  ] Lord Irwin, Viceroy of India. It was  ! regarded as by no means sure, however, that he would not be taken into  custody, in which case the 16 students  of the National UnEversity, acting as  an advance guard were expected to  take up hia program and continue the  : march ahead as propagandists.  DISCUSS THE CO  OFUVESTCCr  RODUCTION  I. Ottawa.-���������Investigation of the cost  of producing livestock in Canada and  the cause of wide price fluctuations  were recommended by: the conference  of deputy ministers of agricultural  departments, officers of co-operative  agencies and producers here.  A proposal for a Royal commission  to inquire into problems affecting the  Industry -was dropped after prolonged  discussion.  The conference re-affirmed the confidence of its members in the principles of co-operative -marketing.  Organization of a committee to consider the problem of handling feeds  at cost to eastern livestock areas wall  recommended.  Considerable time was taken up  ���������with hearing- the    problems    of   th������  First Application Received  Request Made For Exhibit Space At  World's drain Show  Regina.���������First application for com-  ��������� mercial space at the World's Grain  Exhibition and Conference, Reg*Ina,  July 25 to August 6, 1&32, was received at the. headquarters here,  March 12.  Tho application follows closely tho  start made in the distribution of a  large numbor of booklets by the  offices, in which the announcement Is  made;. "Tha Executive Committee  has act asido a limited amount of  space for the staging of. coxnmercial  exhibits of Interest, to those engaged  In the production and marketing of  field crops."  poultrymen and considering ways and  means to ameliorate their conditions.  The stock raisers difficulties were aired, and a general discussion took  place, participated in by most of those  present. The greatest handicap to the  livestock industry at the present time  was the lack of confidence ia marketing!'methods, ������t was pointed out, and  improvement of these must take placet  before any betterment tould w_is������*_.   .' '  The; apparent disregard of the middleman for the interests of the primary producers was the ca_se of cess-  sidefable dissatisfaction among the  farmers, declared W. A. MacKay, of  the Canadian Livestock Co-operative.  It was clear, however, that in some  respects the producer had been careless of inefficiency, but this, ha  thought, could be overcome by a campaign of education in which ail interests could effectively co-operate. He������  suggested standardization of products, strict grading and an aggressive marketing policy. At the same  time it was urged that the same standards, applying to Canadian products  he made to apply equally to imported  products.  Recognition and support of oo-  op-erative marketing was urged. But  the matter of who should take the  lead in developing' co-operative or*  ganizations found a division ot  opinion, among those present F.'D..  Auld, deputy minister of agriculture  for Saskatchewan, urged an appropriation by the Federal Government for e:?cpenditure by the provincial governments. The latter  were more in touch with the producer and in most provinces worked effectively with him. The Alberta attitude was to aid operation,  he said, but to keep hands off organization, nnd this was true also  of Manitoba, Mr. Auld said.  The request of the Hvestock cooperative for demonstration packing  plants developed considerable discussion, but failed to get support  beyond the reminder that there is  nt present no impediment to private organizations attempting such  work. The conference recommended*  an enquiry as to the practicability ot  such ,a scheme.  Youngest Ocea*i Traveller  Oheulc On Orientals  Victoria, 13.C*���������An Oriental survey,  like that conducted aovoral years ago,  will bo recommended to tho provincial logislat-uro by its agriculture  committoo, Tho survey will bo for tho  purpose of ascertaining- tho progresn  of Qriontala In agrlculturo,  llrlttHli Army ISntlmatofl ���������nfc  London, IQng.���������British army estimates for 1D30 total ������'.10,500,000, u do-  croaso of ������005,000. Tho total men on  establishment, oxchiBlvo of India, Is  1*18,900 apt compared with 100,-00 In  1������20,  A MmirithiH stamp, printed  "Pout  onico" Instead of "Post Paid," oom-  Jmanclod $20,000 at a wtamp *mlo.  BorylBrown, 38 man tha of ago, youngest traveller ever to hav_ mada  a Umiw-A-Hmllo Uip alono, travt-Mtwl hal- way round tho woi'ld by Lh_ time  oho reached hor mother in Rod Punti, B.C. filho camo over ������n S.8. Minncdowa  to St;John and thenco by Canadian Pacific to her homo. Mho in Hhowimjz: nor  doll to oftlttlalH and n_W0Pftp������rm<m who came to hoc* hor In hor tiieepnux car  aboard tha train,  Detroit May Dismiss  All Alien Teachers  Mrs. Lindbergh Would Uo Ono If Bill  Is Passed  Detroit, Mich.���������Following1 tho lead  of the olty council, which recently ordered about 1,700 aliens employed In  various city departments discharged,  th- board of education |s considering'  dismissing   780 ^teachers   who   are  aliens or non-rcaldonts of Detroit,  - Mrs. Evangeline Lodge Lindbergh,  mother of Colonel Charles A. Lindbergh, Is ono of those who would bo  discharged if the resolution before tho  board of education la posacd.  _������_es& Bale Of ..mpLra Ooods  London, King. ��������� Tho Army, Navy  and Air Force's tafltltutea aro taking  nctlvo Btopji to encourago tho ualo of  homo nnd ISmplro products In their  canteens, said tho Rt, Hon. Thomas  Shaw, sacretnry of state for war,  when questioned on the subject in tho  Commons, Mr, Shaw quotocl the can-  teenn" quarterly price 1M and fipolto-  of NpocJal postern and loafleta which.  w������v������ iPiHued to draw attention to tho  advantngfii)   of   jmrchaKtnij   Kmplr*  "ffOOClfl, THE  CRESTON   BEVIES  Heath Summons  Fred K* Hurry  Old time and Well Known Citizen  Gone���������Cook on C.P.R. Main  Line Construction.���������In Dairy  Business Nelson and Creston.  Creston has lost a well known  and quite oldtirne resident in the  death of Frederick Knight Hurry,  who passed away at St. Eugene  hospital, Cronbrook, late on Tuesday evening, to which institution  he had been taken almost three  weeks previously suffering from a  badly broken leg, which he sustained in a runaway mishap on  February 27th.  Deceased, who was in his 68th  year, was a native of Prince Edward Island, and came to  British  Columbia in 1884:,. finding employment as a cook in main line construction camps, with the  finishing of the line in 1885 finding him  in   the   restaurant   business    at  Donald.    The following  year  he  shifted south and landed  in Nelson where he conducted  a very  successful dairy business prior  to  going across the  line to make his  home for a few years,   and  where  he  was later married   at  Daisy,  Washington.    In   1905 he again  became a resident of Nelson, where  he remained until 1907,  when he  removed to Creston and engaged  in the dairy busininess on an  extensive scale his business including  shipments of milk and cream to  Nelson,     and    necessitated    the  erection of   the   quite   extensive  dairy plant on the ranch which is  now the property of A.  Aomfort.  In 1916, when his eldest son, Fred,  went overseas, the late Mr. Hurry  took   charge   of   the    Kootenay  Kiver Ferry, where he remained  until about- 1922,  when  he   purchased the late Dan English  and  G. M.   Benney   farms   at   West  Creston, where he engaged  quite  successfully   in   general   farming  until the time of his death.  He is survived by a family of  eight children; five daughters,  Mrs. Bell of Strathmore, Alberta;  Mrs. Baston of Hong Kong,  China; Mrs. E. Stirling, Acme,  Alberta; Mrs. Abrahamson, of  Kimberley, and Mrs. Bestwick at  home; and three sons, Fred of  Victoria, Phil." of Spokane, and  Arthur at home.  During his long residence here  the late Mr. Hurry took a part in  public affairs, serving on Creston  school board for a number of  years, and at one time a director  of the former Farmers' Institute  as well as the Stockbreeders' Association. Industry and plain  speaking were two of the outstanding characteristics of deceased  -whose pasiing will be mourned  alike by the family and many  friends.  The remains will arrive from  Cranbrook this (Thursday) afternoon, and will be taken to the  Presbyterian ������hurch where the  funeral service will be held, and  interment in Creston cemetery.  Vancouver *���������������  Evangelist  Young Lady  jskbsksssjs  ^fe-^A^ft-i'^v'.-WSySSft-;-^.  Local and Personal  EOR SALE���������House and four lots.  Enquire at Review Office.  FOR SALE���������End-dump gravel   box  Come in  and look it  over.     Morrow's  Blacksmith Shop, Creston.  HATCHING EGGS FOR SALE���������  White Wyandotte hatching eggs. Prices  on   application.    Fred    Powers.    Camp  Lister.  FOR SALE���������Buggy, and light delivery  wagon -with four strong springs, all in  very good condition, any reasonable offer  ���������taken.    V. Brixa, Creston.  LOST���������Between Wynndel and Creston  or in Creston village, auto license plate  Number 51549. Reward to finder leaving plate at Kootenay Garage.   Creston.  C.P.R. section crews were recuited up  to full strength of five men and foreman  for work on Monday. During most of  the winter the foreman was the only employee for three days a week.  At the Women's Institute meeting on  Friday that organization decided to take  over the women's section at the 1930 fall  fair, and a committee was named  to  at  once start revising the prize list.  The committee in charge of compiling  the needlework, cooking and canned  goods classes for the 1930 fall fair have  a meeting at the town hall on Monday  afternoon, at 3 o'cleck, and will welcome  a call from all ladies who have suggestions to make in connection with the  awards in these classes  | better known than C. W. Allan,  ] who so successfully established  the local branch of the Imperial  Bank in 1919, and continued as  manager until early this year.  He has a splendid grasp of general  business, and a Scotch shrewdness along commercial lines that  eminently qualifies him for the  position of managing director of  the new firm.  GRAND THEATRE  'im&  SATURDAY, Mar.  ���������  Sirdar  Elliott  CLOSING WEEK  of GREAT  Evangelistic Services  at the  Full Gospel Mission  SUNDAY: 11 a.m., "That which  ss Common to ail Men.3* 7.30  p.m., "The Boomerang."  TUESDAY; 7.<?5 p.m., "The  Question You Cannot Answer. "  WEDNESDAY:   Service at  Canyon Community Hall.  Mr. Swannell of'Vancouver waa a visit  or here last week, a guest of his sister,  Mrs. Bleumenauer..  Mrs. Martin and Mrs. Dibley were  Creston callers on Tuesday.  T__ *~__1.       _*       *~t__~4.__.      ���������,__ ..,. ?__.  e/cta.    vuDn    vi     U4cawu    Woo     >cil������wlu|i  acquaintances here at the weekend,   a  gaest of Mr. and Mrs. A. North.  Rev. A Garllck was here on Sunday  from Creston for the usual monthly  Church of England service.  Miss Morris and Miss Williams were  Cranbrook visitors this week, leaving on  Sunday.  Mr. Crosby, Mr. and Mrs. Gillie, Mrs.  Jas. Poscuzzo and Miss Pascuzzo were  Saturday visitors at Bonners Ferry.  Norman Backus is renewing acquaintances in Cranbrook this week, leaving  on Monday.  Principal R. Moore of Sirdar school  was at his home in Creston for the week  end.  Messrs. J. Pakol and P. Cherbo and  Miss Annie Pakol were motor visitor? to  Kimberley last week.  Ray Treen and M. Talerico were week  end visitors at Nelson.  ^l_i'r:-_L-!''_���������������%! ;:������*���������_���������-:; "_������%���������:  LHI1__-  inline  fleets Ink  WITH ei������WE E>5> _TB������U_i_U  Ci paramount Qicture  THURSDA Y;  Scales, "  7.45 p.m., "God's  FRIDAY, 7.45 p.m., 'Lost Sheep.3  EVERYBODY WELCOME!  Night work  necessary  to restore  service  Knee-deep in water at the  bottom of manhoies, telephone  men working in two shifts,  toiled day and night from Sunday afternoon, February 9,  until Tuesday morning restoring service after cable trouble  had put 800 Vancouver telephones out of order.  The first group worked from  3 p.m., Sunday, until 8 a.m.,  Monday, when they were relieved oy a second group who  worked through until the last  line wan back in wervice Tuesday morning,  The service came first; there  could be no letup in the work  until the job wan done.  Kootenay Telephone Go,  LIMITED  St. Stephen's Presbyterian Ladies' Auxiliary St. Patrick's tea and sale of cooking at Mrs. McCreath's on Saturday  afternoon was the biggest success of the  season, proceeds amounting to juss over  $50. During the afternoon Mrs. Hassard  rendered a couple of Irish vocal numbers  in very pleasing fashion.  In an effort to relieve the prevailing  house shortage Mrs. Fransen is putting  up a residence on the lot at the corner of  Barton Avenue and Vancouver street.  The house is a five-room structure which  she formerly owned at Moyie, and which  was taken down in sections and shipped  to Creston, with J. P. Johnston in charge  of operations.  C.P.R. divisional superintendent T. R.  Flett of Cranbrook was here on an official  visit on Thursday. The company records  indicate that 1929 apple shipments from  Creston Valley points are 50 cars less  than 1928, which Is in line with the board  of trade figures which show a 1928 crop  of over 150,000 boxes as compared with  122,000 boxes in 1929.  The Rod and Gun Club St. Faterick's  dance at the Grand theatre ballroom on  Monday night was well attended, and  the dancers speak highly of the music by  the Crembo Club Syncopators of Cranbrook, who made their/first appearance  here that evening, under the management  of Murray Mcfarlane. It is a six piece  organization, playing the latest dance  hies with a pep and snap that had everyone dancing every number on the programme.  The special evangelistic services being  oonductcd nt the Full Gospel Mission in  th Legion Hall by Miss Rita Elliott,  Vancouver's young and talented Gvangel-  i t, continue to draw splendid attendances both on week nights and Sunday, and  thoBO who have been attending those  meetings will regret to hoar that next  week will wind up tho campaign here,  Maas Elliot delivering her last addreec on  Sunday, March 80th. Eluowhoro in this  issue will bo found the topics she will  dlBCUBs during the next week.  Fred Kinaldn a young Doukhobor  formerly resident in tho district, was up  before Magistrate Mallandaine on Monday on a charge of theft, having been'  brought hero from Princeton to atand  trial. On .Tnnunry 2������>Ui Roy Andoatad  of Wynndel guvo tho accuued a cheque  for $20 which Kinaldn, who wan making  a trip "from Wynndel hero that duy, wuh  to cftHh. and return monoy to owner. In-  iitoad ICUmkin cached tho cheque and  took tho monoy for a trip w*>������t and wan  an>pr<!hi>nd(Kl at Princeton at Clio ond a'  thn wwlu   Ho war* muit up for trial.  New Fruit Selling  Firm Opens Here  HEWS OF KOOTENAYS  Well Known Orchardists and  Former Bank Manager Comprise Directorate ��������� Acquiring  Warehouse and Equipment.  The nett- profits of Trail smelter  fpr 1929 are placed at $7,879,000.  At Cranbrook the C.P.R. is  storing 3000 tons of - ice for this  season's use. It is 37 inches  thick, and is cut in blocks weighing half a ton each.  Bonners - Ferry Herald figures  that $50,000 will be paid farmers  in the Kootenay valley for cotton  wood and ioading it out for rail  shipment this year.  Kaslo council has conceded .the  school board an additional $500  to pay for manual training and  domestic science teaching for the  last half of the year.  FOR    RENT���������Five-room    bungalow  f arnished.   Apply Review Office.^ ������^I_-i  PIGS FOR SALE���������Young pigs, choice  stock, just a few left, $7. John R. Miller  (Alice Siding), Creston.  FOR SALE��������� Chinchilla rabbits, does  $2 each. Two does and one buck, $5.  Mrs. J. B. Rudd, Wynndel.  United Church  Rev. R. E. CRIBB, B.A., Minister.  An announcement of great interest to the orchardists of Creston Valley is contained in the  latest issue of the B.C. Gazette,  which carries official notice of the  incorporation of the firm of Long,  Allan & Long, Limited, whose  chief business activity will be  conducting a fruit marketing business.  From enquiry made at the  company's office in Creston it is  learned that the" company directors are R. J. Long, C. W. Allan  and W. R. Long. The company  is already completing plans Cor  handling some part of the 1930  crop, and already negotiations are  under way for the purchase or  erection of a suitable warehouse  and the securing of needed equipment for grading and packing  fruit.  All of the directors are too well  known to need any introduction.  R. J. Long, president of the company, has for years been recognized  as the valley's foremost ��������� fruit  producer, his Delicious apples  having brought the Valley fame  on both the prairie and export  markets, In addition to his success as a grower he has for the  past few years been president of  Creston Co-Operative Fruit Exchange, and the Creston district  representative on the directorate  of tho Associated Growers of  British Columbia.  His son, W. R, Long, lifee hia  father, has had a successful career  as an orchurdist, combined with  which is much knowledge of the  packing and shipping end of tho  business.  In commercial circles no one is  Mr. and Mrs. C. H. Goodwin  have just celebrated their 67th  wedding anniversary. The groom  was superintendent of Kaslo's  first Sunday school, in 1892.  The Herald claims the irrigation system at Pentieton is a  money loser to the extent of  $12,000 per year. The munici-  cipality owns and operates the  system.  11.00 a.m.���������WYNNDEL.  4.00 p.m.���������CANYON.  7.30 p.m.��������� CRESTON.  F. H. JACKSON  REAL ESTATE  Listings solicited.  CRESTON.    B.C.  Christ Church, Creston  SUNDAY,   MARCH S3  CRESTON���������7.30 p.m., Evensong.  CURLING CLUB  I have secured  for Creston for  the agency  the famous  PULWEL  Portable  Phonographs  I have a sample of the  "Midget" on nisplay. Call  in and hear its wonderful  tone. The Midget is equipped with standard Pulwell  motor and tone arm; new  type metal diapragm reproducer^ enameied metal grill;  covered needle cup. Holds  six records. Wonderful value at $17.50.  V. MAWSON  CRESTON  13  Creston Curling Club annual  Bridge and presentation of  the season's trophies, at the  & V&*7B.%fSa,   JL J_(0-AJ1  Friday Mar  Cards at 8.15 p.m* Prompt  ATTRACTIVE PRIZES I  Prize   to  holder of  Lucky Ticket  Best-Ever Supper*  ������4_c9inntsssiioi-!i ���������  ������ t3Uc������  Ngw StOPG  We invite you to inspect our  new stock of  Man's Shoos  RtohiBorsBt  _i_^_55**--r SSSPSSm������SS  Work iRicwcs  and  ifliciicn Uim9������II&  Full'stock.'    Priced right.  jbjj        i38Lfi_y _���������____ _#^ _8__i j___ fl'_9_?  #tir mWBmm^mmmmOSmm  Shoe, and   Harrwtm   Repairiium d&  //  1  THE  CKESTON  REVIEW  ymT.yH,H>.^.ylglyH,ly.y.l>HI.||.yHiH|.f<y  ���������  ���������  ->  ���������  >  ���������  ������  "fmW"  yt'rffff  yf rt  versa) tieoiric Washer  ON TOP OF THE WORLD  After investigating the most popular makes of electrr3  washers, and consulting washing machine experts, I find  that the UNIVERSAL. ELECTRIC WASHER possesses  the most essential qualities of a washing machine.  Carefully considereidl mechanical construction, beauty,  ability to" wash without the slightest injury to the most  delicate tabrics, safety devices, convenience and price,  without sacrifice of quality.  We sell on a small margin. YOU get the benefit low  overhead and no high pressure salesmen, whose charges  come out of the washer, or are added to the price.  Payments to suit your convenience. Arrange for a  home demonstration.  Local  Personal  Watch:i.bf^  of auction sale of  implement n;^e|SSd effects at Vanness  ranch,-AH^'i^i^g'^atiirday, March 29.  ���������    ���������    ���������   ..    "'���������.-.V.-^f.W-   -;?)*���������������" j": si ������.T.'K       .  "  Official announcement  week that 't&Q  ! for road maintenance and  **^i r _f> ii Am "% i J-i i A i ffS ii i# i   _-tniil*f--i-f-*i-hiii.^l i    * ��������� -ft'- -Nw A!��������� -fc ��������� ft ��������� -^ ��������� A*^^ _^ ��������� A ��������� ^ ��������� ^ - ^  ' ^ 1 (ft ~ ** ~  J**^ ~ ** ~ *"~ A ' ���������** ~ A ���������*���������-  Tl  o  8     ~3^J3;Sj  WESTINGHOUSE DEALER  ir  ��������� __ n J_   ___i i iiffh ��������� -ih i ___i ���������  -_.--_.     --..A. _-.,--._--,  .__���������������������������__.. A. A_A---._--._--._-V    --.-.-���������---->.     -W-K .__._ A ���������__..___���������__._______>���������__..  %JI   _#|^   d    SJI  1  As the prospects are good for a large crop of Apples this  year we advise growers to place their orders for  immediate   delivery.    We   will  assist  them   in  carrying these boxes by giving a special discount  for  all   orders   for   delivery   before   April   1st.  CHAS. O. RODGERS  ���������d  Fmr thm gSEST in  m\mmm* MJm ������(P  Give us a call.    We are handling the MAPLE I^E^F  Bran, Shorts, Middlings, Corn, Cracked  Corn, Wheat, Oats, Crushed Gats, Oat Chop  Barley Chop, and everything else in this line.  Maple Leaf, Robin Hood and  Royal Household Flour  Prices are right.        Try us once and be convinced.  H.   8.   IVBcCREAT  Sole agent for GALT COAL.  in-  E3  Thntt  consists in spending less than  vou earn.  If by careful economy you cat-  save money, you have taken a  long step toward contentment.  We pay interest on Savings hal������  ances  and  shall   welcome your  aecouiiiu  650  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  Capital Paid Up $20,000,000  Reserve iFund $20,000,000  Creston, Branch  II. J. Forbes, Manager  mmmmamummmBMmm  mmmmwmm  ll|||-"||'''-'Mr*ny"'*||y--ny'*^M-rM-^  _- _. ^ ������������������_���������-.,.���������    ^ y���������^.���������,y���������y^y...^.���������.^..     ^    ,   ���������y   ri.l|(MlM||IH-|||llf   I   HB������IU|L>|JJ  Tiie Consolidated Mining ���������&  Smleting Company of Canada, Ltd.  Office, Smelting and Refining Department  TRAIL, British Columbia  ,  ��������� * *  SaiieJterS and Refiners  Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores.  Producers of Gold, Silver, Copper, Pig Lead and Zinc.  TADANAC BRAND  ���������A#4iiiA*Av4'>M4Aw'A **fe,*������..A *.*&k~,M������r,*������k* ���������i������������^._-_J������������,A^������i^*/l������������'J*'-.������JU-'"ft-*-*������<  -wps made last  been appropriated  repair in the  Creston ele^etKGal^d^tnet this year. Tin s  is an advance of aboiat $4000 over 192P. j  Mrs. Gl &Bayle of Northport, Wash., j  is renewing ^eauaintarices in -town this  week, a guest of her;father,L. N. Leamy.  She is returning hohoe after a visit with  her sister, Mrs.'Stanton, at   Kimberley.  Mr. and Mrs., Barry Hoskms of Nel-  son are yisitotB here^ this week with Mr.  and Mrs. M~^6rk;*#He will have charge  of the dragline .oil. dyke operations at the  Reclamation, :F*~n-Q for the next few  months'- ....... ..-..'.t,  All interested in the continuance of the  public library should attend the meeting  on Saturday afternoon, 22nd, at 3 o'clock,  at the town hall, at which it is hoped  arrangements can be made to keep the  library open.,u  Bishop Doult of the diocese of Kootenay, who will be here for a confirmation  service at Christ Church on Monday  evening, will also preside at a celebration  of holy communion in the church at .8  a.m., Tuesday.  At the special meeting of the council  on Monday night the commissioners  decided to donate $50 in iabor at improvements on the baseball grounds provided the baseball club will do a similar  amount of work!  A representative of the Motor Coach  auto bus line at Spokane was a visitor  here on Tuesday, and he expects a bus  service between that city and Creston  will be inaugurated next month, making  the trip in 53-_ hours-  Egg production still continues to increase and this week sees the price of  strictly fresh eggs down to 25 cents a  ozerito the seller. This is about the  lowest price eggs have reached at the  middle of March for some years  The bridge drive of the season is crad-  ed for to-night at t;helParish Hall under  the auspices of Greston Curling Club,  with cards at _.30> prompt and an admission of 50 cents. >iThe prizes wonthis  season will be districted the same evening. '     ' - _ ."***.'.   :  O.M.Hairis w-i&B^i^ronj Kaslo a few-  days last wpek on'finsmeijss iri connection  .with tne estate-of. the late T. Harris,  whose residence on. Fifth street has just  been purchased by Geo. Nichols, who has  th* carpenters at work building a two  room addition.  Property owners within the boundaries  of East Creston Irrigation District should  attend the meeting on Saturday afternoon, 22nd, at which final arrangements  will be completed for carload buying of  pipe and fittings.  The pontoons that were shipped here a  couple of weeks ago for use at the local  aviation school were transhipped to  Kaslo on Saturday. The flats are getting  pretty muddy and it is expected the aviation school will be transferred to Kaslo  before the end of the week.  The trustees of St. Paul's Lutheran  Church have just' acquired property at  the corner of Vanconver street nnd Victoria Avenue from Axel Anderson, on  which their new church will be erectad  The ediffce will be completed in tiime  for use before the end of 1930.  W, Jewitt, who has been one of the instructors in charge of the local aviation  school for the past three months, left at  tho end of tho week for Edmonton,  Altn., and will again be employed in  northern Albertn this season, Mrs. Jew-  ett and son, Bill, got away to Edmonton  on Tuesday, i  Mrs. Farris and son of Cottonwood,  Idaho, spent a few days here at tho first  of the week, tho guest of her husband,  J. Q. Farris, who ia superintendent for  Creston Power & Light Company, Limited. As soon an a suitable house  Is available the family will bo moving  hero to reside,  Dog owners in tho village are not tho  only ones that tiro slow In tahlngout 1030  licenses. Tho situation is just as bad in  the country and Provincial police officer  KniBsard warns that he intends to enforce  collection and owticir��������� wilt bo saved  trouble If thoy take out the necessary  liconso.nt once.  Another very uuceo-oful badminton  HOttBonis drawing to adoao with tho  tournament played on Monday evening.  This elimination was confined to mixed  doubles tlio -winners in thjs claaa aro Mm.  J. P. Warren and W. R. Long, On Wod-  noBcloy ovoning there was n draw tournament for mixfld doubles ond tho winners on this occasion war������ Mr������, "Warren  nnd Mr. Whitfield. This year tho dub  luiui u m-Jiil>-r_lilj,> a! _u, which b tho  k.tfCbl lit (l_ MtiUwy.  Now that   Spring is here, tell us about that  moving job   3rou   want done,     l^othing  too  large or too small.  *% Fa F8.^ TP fa m ������  REG WATSON r ALBERT DAVIES  TRUCKING,   DRAYING,   ICE,    COAL,   WOOD  rRANSFEit  4  4  ���������ft'T'vyv'f't^1?  .l������i  tT" iuH1 j,-' ������J mf i_J~ liTi   _!���������' ill" ���������!*" mW IT* 'I*" *r~ i'r "-'    !"*"T^-rt-���������~~^-r1^-~~~<^-^*"~~-if*���������^*~^*~B*  It's Just Too Bad  It's unfortunate when we hear of anything that proves to us  that we have misplaced our confidence-; quite often it costs money  fto make a wrong guess.  There is no  guesswork when  you give your  PLUMBING and HEATING contracts to as.  Your Plumbing contract should be awarded to a reliable firm to ensure  satisfaction. Cheap plumbing fixtures, poorly installed, are not only a  source of constant annoyance, but a menace to health.  When building for permanency, eliminate chance by availing yourself  of the best advice, material and workmanship. Come in and let us talk it  over.  We are also building Septic Tanks, Concrete and Steel Tanks, and  they are guaranteed to give the very best of satisfaction.  In our Tinshop we can supply you with whatever you need. Tanks  are built to order,' Eavetroughing, Conductor Piping, etc. Also Soldering of  any kind of metal.  In our General Blacksmith Shop we can assure you of satisfaction on  whatever repair work you may bring there. We have mechanics in this  shop who have had a good many years of practical experience in that kind  of work. And do n of forget that it is much cheaper to have a broken casting Oxy-Acetylene Welded than to buy a new one, and It is just as strong.  As we by now will be starting building our well-known STEEL  SPRAY TANKS we wish vou would be kind enough to give in your order  to assure prompt delivery.  Creston Blacksmith, Plumbing & Heating Go.  S, STEENSTRUP.  A. S. REED.  Keduced Prices  You can save upward of $100 by buying  your new Ford now. See us if you are  thinking of getting a new car this spring.  We have some very attractive prices on the  model now in stock. Also some real buys  in used Gars and Trucks.  Let us give you an Estimate on Wiring  your House for Electric Lights  Have your work done by the firm that can guarantee it to pass  Government Inspection and save yourself a lot of inconvenience, trouble aud expense. We use all standard material, and  our workmen are careful. Work done in the shortest possible  tL.ie and at the shortest notice.  PREMIER   GARAGE  PALMER    &    MAXWELL  SERVICE ON ANYTHING OPERATED BY GASOLINE  Baa aBa-saseesa-B-eaa-t  no cm   Bna-anan-api  COD LIVER OIL  Stock, $1.85 gal.    $8.75 for Ave gallons  BLACK LEAF "40"  ORDER ;NOW.    Supply will arrive  in  two weeks.  CRESTON DRUG & BOOK STORE  THE  RH_3XAIj1_i STORE  GKO. II. KlISI-XiY  " There is a Tide in  the Affairs of Men-  99  H������  If you can leani fto save one dollar each  week reigulnrly���������unfailingly���������tho tide of  success will carry you along. Perhaps few  people realize that the training gained  through systematic saving will be worth  more in itself than the actual money set  aside  This Bank will be glad to have your account  IMPERIA_L   BAJNIC  OF CANADA  CRESTON BRANCH       ��������� . . .      J, S. W. CLOWES, Mmuwr.  Br������noki������n nt lnvermar������t Cmnbrook and F������rni~. TOE    REVIEW., .CRESTON.  T3*  JLJ.  G  When you need new energy,  when you are hot and mouth, io  dry���������pep up with Wriglcy's���������4t  moistens mouth and threat.  The increased flow of saliva  feeds new s.reagt_- to the blood*  you can do more���������you foel  better.  Keep awake with WrigUy**  _3-_r*.  CK14  Canada  Preparing To  Receive Dirigible  ���������everything Will Be In Readiness  'When 15-1*0 Arrives  The Canadian arrangements for receiving the R-10O will be in readiness  when the big* dirigible arrives, G. J.  Desbarata,. Deputy.-.Minister, pt National : Defeace,, stated!. ' The. -mooring  mast at St. Hubert, near Montreal* la  completed, and work ia going ahead  on the other facilities. Tfcte huge supply, of hydrogen which the sh:p will  require has to be provided, a plant  for producing the gas and gasometers  to. hold it, have to he Installed. Another important provision is a water  supply, for the dirigible will take on  great quantities. It will have to be  pumped  to the  top of the  200-feet  4-r%. ������*������*_���������������.  Lieut. Fressy, of the Canadian  Navy, and several petty officers are at  Cardingtor- now receiving instruction  in mooring operations. They will return to Canada early in April to train  the ground men who will assist in  moorEng the R-100.  HE  UNDAY SCHOOL LESSON  ������-���������������& in S, ItliiBute  ���������"Eadaa bnred Itcfe. as_ peia ������* fffles  la I ____.������������ with ���������S_oth_^������l-������V',������������������������  X. T. Sear*. "Btoediaf *topp*o. PUe������  ���������r--, 9tm*~**d. A-o'd������d opinMrtu"  G������ti-_Uat..������u!U t������4������.. AttUraggUt*.  ii  MARCH 23  _r__SUS TEACHING ANT> HEALING  Acquires more Adverti-Iug  WORLD HAPPENINGS  nvk���������n*ur ii   i_t_*w ���������*  DAiLiL. WUI  Wmmm Newspaper Umm  Dr. Frederick A. Cook, physician-  explorer, has been freed from, tho  Federal Penitentiary, Leavenworth,  Kansas, on parole. }  Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd and  members of his Antarctic expedition.  arrived at New Zealand aboard the  barque "City of New York" after  spending more than a year on the ice  barrier of Ross Sea.  There are 22 people in Canada  afflicted with the horrible disease of  leprosy. Eleven of them are in Tra-  cadie, N.B., and 11 are on Bentick  Island, near Victoria. All are wards  of the Canadian Government,  Government of Manitoba will ask  representation  on   the   Lake  of   the  Woods control board, as soon as the  natural resources   transfer   is   completed, according    to    Premier   John j  S_racken. On_ar_o and  &_*��������� _-oEnit������.on j  are now represented on the board.       j  Lifting  by  the  Canadian  Govern- |  ment of the embargo on English and  Scottish cattle, announced in Ottawa,  was much welcomed in London, England, the decision enabling- the execution of long standing orders for these  cattle.  Passenger service will not be inaugurated over the Western Air Mail  route for at least a month, according  to W. L. Brlnnell, operating manager  of Western Canada Airways. The  W.C.A. organization holds the prairie  air mail contract.  Canada looks forward to the development of a fleet proportionate to the  growth of seaboard trade in the Dominion, declared Commander Richard  L. Edwards, R.N., director of naval  intelligence, Department of National  Defence, Ottawa, in an address at  Montreal.  English 'Potato ' Growers Decide* T������:  __as_ac__ Publicity Campaign  As the result of a consultation with  the Ministry of Agriculture,, English  potato growers have decided to  launch a publicity campaign to popularize their products.  We are to be urged to "Eat more  potatoes,*' just its we have been implored to consume vast quantities of  fruit and to stay ourselves with  flagons of milk. And why not? The  potato Is an admirable article -of food  and its largely increased consumption  would be of immense benefit to British agriculture.  It Is 4.00 years since Raleigh  brought the potato and tobacco to  England. But while our consump-  -sull w we ������a_ier���������m.aSM.3 to the  huge advertising campa'gns of the  tobacco industry���������has grown to an  extent that Sir Walter could not have  dimly imagined, the potato has been  allowed to languish in obscurity. ���������  London Dally Sketch.  Golden Text: "Ask, and it shall be  given unto you; seek, and ye shall  find; knock, and it shall be opened  unto you."���������Matthew 7.7V  ___bb__U j__ku.uu._w  X_i.v������>CO _.u.X_!.  Devotional Reading: Psalm il9.33-  _.0:    -':C- ������������������������������������_''    :     ������������������-��������� ;.���������:��������������������������� :���������'.:'''^.i-'y-y.:--" y\.  COVfiHS  <By Annebelle WorthEngton)  The   world's     longest    newspaper  route is In Yellowstone Park. During  the tourist Ecanon from June to September between GOO and 800 papers  are distributed daily over the 100-  mile route.  FAINT, DIZZY SPELLS  Had  T������ Sl������#p  Propped Up 8n Bed  Mrs. Norman Bishop, Salisbury,  N.B., writes:���������-"I was troubled with  faint and dizzy spells and when I  would lie dawn I would suffer terribly  with smothering spells. I got so bad  I had to sleep propped up in bed.  "My doctor said it was my heart  and nerves, and that I needed a good  "I was advised to take -"7  mBmm  ^m&m  and I" had not taken one box when I  could He down and sleep like a child."  Price, 50c. a box at all druggists  and dealers, or mailed direct on re--  ceipt of price by The T. Milburn Co.,  Limited, Toronto, Ont.  Building Boom On Prairies  issia  CF?EAKieR  ���������������%tt*=f,fc^_i'E*M__^___r\inj*T__r___~'  SWOQIGIHER  Ml ���������������'  ssfis:  mm  ���������trek iuecipk nooic  WMt~T������dt ItonnuKi Co,, I.imitbtj, I_������pt,  B 113, 140 St. P..U.1 St. Wt, Montmal.  A purply blue crepe Elizabeth that  is smartly simple. It shows exquisite taste for afftci*noona, dinner or  Sunday night occasions.  The scarf is caught with novel crys-  jtal buckle at center-front and falls  softly over shoulders with flying ends  at back.  The flat hips are encircled in girdle  that is shirred at either side and at  the center-front, which moulds tho  garment beautifully to the figure.  Tho circular skirt is shaped with a  fitted hipllne with a gradual widening toward hem, which shows a decide  od rippling fulness..  It's a model that is easily adjusted  to suit tlio average figure, Tho skirt  in in two sections. It is seamed at  skies and joined to the two-piece  bodice. Tho dress Is now ready to.  set sleeves into armholcs, stitch collar at neckline and girdle at waistline.  Stylo No.'3312 is designed in aiacs  10, 18 years, 80, 38, 40 and <L2 Indies  bust.  For more conservative wear, choose  ono of the new printed crepe allies  that may be worn all through the  Spring, or black silk crepe.  Pattern price 25 cents. Be sure to  flll in size of pattorn. Address Pattern Department.  Slow To Order FaUcnis  Over Hundred Million Spent In Provinces During Last Year  The tremendous development which  Is now under way in the prairie provinces of western Canada is indicated  toy the building figures for 1929, just  made available. A total of $101,500,-  500 in contracts was awarded during  the year in the provinces of Manitoba,  Saskatchewan and Alberta, this  being an increase of $37,468,300 over  the 1928 figures. -  The province of Manitoba led, with  $38,156,500 in awarded contracts.  Saskatchewan was next with $3 _,18->-  800, and Alberta third with $28,150,-  600.  Explanations and Comments  Faith Tested nnd Triumphant, 15.  21-28.���������To escape the hostility of the  Pharisees and of Herod, and to secure  rest for Himself and His disciples,  Jesus left Galilee and went northward  Into the neighborhood of Tyre and  Sidon. From that region a Canaan-  itish woman came to Him. Mark  (7.26) calls her a Syrophoehlciah, a  Phoenician of Syria. Both terms,  Canaan and Phoenicia, werer-some-  t'mes used to denote the coast lands  of Palestine. People from Tyre and  Sidon had seen His miracles in Galilee  (Mark 3.7, 8), and f-oia them she  may have heard of Jesus power. Addressing Him as "O Lord, thou Son of  David," she besought H~n_ to cure hex  daughter who was tormented with a  demon.  "Did she think to commend herself  by this mode of address? Was it the  least bit insincere? Did it amount to  something like an attempt to sail  under false colors? For she was using  a title which meant nothing to her;  taking up - ground in her appeal to  Him to which she really had no right.  If this was so, it'may'partly account  for our Lo-d's seeming harshness in  so dealing with her that she might be  led to rest her suit upon a truer  ground. Those words of His that follow would bring home to her her mistake in addressing Him aa the Son of  David."���������F. G. Choiniondeley.  Prostrating herself at Jesus* feet,  the woman'cried, "Lord, help me!" It  was her daughter who needed help,  but she identifies herself with her  child, as is the way with mothers. The  cure of her daughter would help the  mother more than anything else, for  she loved her child more than she  loved herself.' "It is not fitting to  take the bread from the children (the  Jews), and cast St to the dogs (the  Gentiles), said Jesus.  "O, yes it is," she eagerly replied,  ���������"for even the dogs eat the crumbs  which fall from their master's table,  and I, a Gentile,-may rightfully have  what will be no loss to the children,  the Jews." "She catches Him In His  own. words," observes I__iihe_v Then  came the longed for -words of help,  coupled with words of praise..  "O woman, great Is thy faith; be it  as you wish." And her daughter was  healed from that hour."  "Not Him crucified and slain,  Not in agonies and pain,  Not with bleeding hands and feel,  Did the Monk his Master see;  But Him in the village street,  Halt and lame and blind He healed  In the house or harvest-field,  When He walked in Galilee."  ���������Longfellow.  Dangerous complications can quickly develop t- coughs and colds arencKlected. At  the fit-t aign of -rouble treat. your'  horses with the oia reliable   .  Praised by horse owners every.  ���������b������i������. Used by thousands fOTOver35  * Oivw_*StDnj������flt-refl Cor 60cand$1.20  '"ySPOTli:MEPlCAfcCO.;,IHw''--V^.>������-*w^������������:  f  90  i  __������____#  tor Colds  **   MIXTURE    **  Ui-dfec_i__������_ About Franchise  Women In Switzerland Not Particular  About Having Vote  The women of Switzerland cannot  make up their minds as to whether  they want "votes for women," or not.  Eighteen months ago, they took a  petition for suffrage, in an imposing  procession, to the _ Itundespaiast, at  Berne, and they assembled in the  same city to found a ..-"League Against  Political Suffrage for'Women."' Their  chief s_*or-_3_ent is that politics scrS:  detrimental to the harmony of family  life and serial intercourse." They hope  to improve the position and lot of  women by social reforms not connected with, or depending on -politics.  Cause Of Asthma. No one can say  with certainty exactly what causes  the establishing of asthmatic condl-  ditions. Dust from the street, from  flowers, from grain, and various other  irritants may set up a trouble impossible to Srradicate except through a  sure preparation such as Dr. J. IX  Kellogg's Asthma Remedy. . Uncertainty may exist as to cause, but  [ there can be no uncertainty regarding  a remedy which-has freed a generation of asthmatic victims from this  scourge of the, bronchial tubes:.;It is  sold everywhere.  Russia Declares New  System Works Weil  Teach Aviation In Schools  School children in Prussia   are to  be Initiated into the mysteries of  aviation. The Prussian Minister of  Education has ordered that classes  dealing with aeronautic problems be  added to the curriculum of all public  schools. In schools -with Workshops,  the pupils, in addition, are to be advised and assisted in the construction  of models of all kinds of aircraft.  :���������rr;_"r_T,r  A-Hi-I"! BlAT B_ffci__JI  (UPO11-rAR run  COMPLETELY  GONE*  writ.. Mra. W. W.lker. .houMnili  Ipa "  Ito  ���������nd o-ordisltt <wlUi "VtnH-������ .thr������t"  ���������������y congtlpatlon.  gtilot.Oori'rulia.llvet'rromdrufcUttoday.  W.   N,    U,    1820  AddreM: Winnipeg Mowspapur Union,  Xib UcDormot Ave., Wjmkipog  Persian Balm���������the delight of dainty  femininity. Imparts a fragrant charm  to the complexion. Tones up tho skin  and makes it velvety soft in texture.  Cooling, refreshing, It is delightful to  use. Never leaves a vestige 'of stickiness. Invaluable for hands, face, and  as a hair fixative. Wonderfully soothing and protective. Especially recommended in case3 of roughness or chafing caused by weather conditions,  Provon His Claim  A senior in tho law school of the  State ��������� University, at Norman, Oklahoma, claims to have oaten two cows.  His claim is based on the fact that  during his time in tho university, ho  has oaten four Immburgero a day, or  a total of 1,020 pounds of cows���������two  cows, ho says,  Non-Stop Working Week Has Been  Generally Inaugurated  Sundays no longer exist in Soviet  Russia as regular days of rest.  The seven-day "non-stop," working  week, which allows one group of  workers to rest one day in every five,  while another group is carrying on  their work, has been inaugurated in  almost every institution, bureau, .library, museum, school, factory, mine  and retail shop, and will soon be Introduced in theatres, newspapers and  hospitals.  This system, which divides tho 24  hours into three different working  shifts, has enabled tho government ta  attain something like "perpetual human mot! on.'��������� At no hour of tho day  or night, under the* new seven-day  working week-, is any factory, shop or  government enterprise, idle. At tho  same time, every worker has a full  24-hour rest period every five days.  Aceo-uiEig' to tho government, ftho  now system of working1 hours has resulted In increased productivity, and  has actually given the workera/moro  repoao and time for recroation than  when only Sundays were observed, aa  days of rest,  Vicar: Your husband Bias been ill?  Parishioner: Yes, he's been very  bad. I dp my best to please htm but  nothrng seems to satisfy him.  .  Vicar: Is his condition critical?  Parishioner: It's worse than that*.  it's abusivel  India   has     twelve  sacred by the natives.  rivers    held  Definition of a great city���������Millions  of people bclntf lonesome topfcthor.  rattorn No.,...  ma ������ Q m������ ���������'���������  I31_9  ������ ������������MI MIM  ���������������.*������������..������,������������������ ������ ���������>.,- ... f ������.������ turn ��������� *-������t.������j*.Mr.  * n*n ,��������������������� i,,ti R'*,*,,!.*, mhm . i"*1* pif m.  Name  Town  . f * < ��������� ������-, ������������������������ ���������������, ���������������, # ������* mi.*.* iw ��������� mm *mm  0mttiM  't^ffl:^oppm  Worms sap tlio strength and  undermine   tho  vitality  of  children,  Strengthen them by using Mother  Graves' Worm Exterminator .to <3i:Ivo  out the puriu-ito.'i.  Fixing: It Up  Tho minister called at tho Jones'  homo one Sunday afternoon,.and little Willie answered the boll,  "Fa ain't homo/' ho announced,  ���������"Ho went over to thtt golf club."  Tho minister's brow darkened, and  Willie tune toned to explain:  "Oh, ha ain't gonnxi play any golf.  Not on Sunday. Ho _u������t wont ovor for  a few hlghbiuhi and a little poker,"  Mliiard's KUIm -landnilf.  #IS_H-^R1lfi  ..... r  ..,.;,  .^esi^.  :,tctt^i'cj''L:IF,f:^;;:;lt''?:  ''Your Vegetable Com-  pound. Is n good medicine.  Anyone who Is u> poor health  should not hesitate-to'try it*  When I was taking the Vegetable Compound 1 tried Ithe  sample Liver Pills I found In  the package* I have taken  them every night since nnd I  can feel myself Improving. I  am flo thankful for the good  they do me that I have told  several jvoracn about It."���������  Mrs. G, W. Pontiff, 263 Huron  Sit,, Stratford, Onfctrio.  ,:_yiiia:-;Ev:Pmkiiil!8'  UKl iifStlliliiilii 11  fu fli.Ji'.Jiflf^'.M.k.iiJ'.'C tu'I,' I'(���������?K'f������) Si j'^.."'.^'..^  ������h<\ n ,0iiti������h|/, Dumiiii, OdiiiiflJ    /        ,   ' J  TfTF]   -REVIEW.   OTR-EFprON",-   B.    O.  s/  &?  &  1 WORLD COURT  ���������v^ w\^ v ���������vat_***���������^_/'������_������_.ala.fc^a-j������ ���������__>   ' . -*������������ k> L* M,������_*-w._--gy  the British JCtoicnlniQhs'.::;forma|ly:. to  s-eclare adhesion to the optional  clause pt the "world court; whicli-pro-  vides fo r compulsory arbitration of  international disputes.  Cheers rang through the Hall of  Refonmation when Senator llaoul  Dandurand, leader, of, the Canadian  delegation, made this declaration to  the tenth assembly of-the League of  Nations. AS he left the tribune, the  premiers of both Great Britain and  -Trance joined with those offering  congratulations.  From Senator Dandurand's statement it was clear the . Canadian  ctocl&ratlcn did not come- as a result  Wes^  Servleo     Expected     To     Commence  About October First  '., pttawa.r-InauguratLon of 1,250  miles of air mail service on the prairies is expected about Oct; 1, linking .Winnipeg with Canmore," Alta..  and thereby;���������:saving:'-a day's"tinie' between the two points. , G.: Herring,  chief "superintendent of the Dominion  Air ftiaii Service, is1 how in the west  making arrangements with the Western Canada "Airways Company, of  'Winnipeg," while---Hon. P. J. Veniot,  ���������postihaster-general, plans to go" to  Winnipeg, to officiate at the formal  opening of the service.      -  -There are two routes planned for  '^aily, service, it was 'learned" at the'  posim_kter~g_n_rsl'_i ... department, ��������� the  one from r Winnipeg via "Regina,  Moose Jaw. Calgary and. Canmore,  and the other from Regina via Saskatoon and North Battleford to Edmonton.  -VKrisKANs '_*__ws_*A_������i_i__s___Ni:  Edward  H.  Macklln,  president  of  Manitoba Free Press, who was honored at Winnipeg on the 50tfa annl-  i     Next year. It Is mdicated; the airlversary^^ of .his entry into his prof es-  ^the    *ecen^  ^  delegates of the Dominions and Great ^^^ me roekieg    ������o    ^    p^.fi_j __________ __________ = _____  Britain,  or  in., consequence   of Pre- _^,   _j'_t_ ���������*.-������������������������,        ���������.     i '*   ���������  ������������������������������������������������������'    ....--��������� ..--*. ��������� J coast, ETi_Tns"p"'*act������'*all-t'' a Do-s-4iniGn-  mier  Ramsay - JJacDonald's     sirnilar j ^d_.^^ -___.-"._ from mraouskl  declaration m behalf of Britain. Since, ^ the Gulf of st. ^wrenee and the  the day Premier Mackeme  King, of arrival of s from B  Canada, sent the League his state-'  ment of March 10. 1925, that the  Canadian Government was prepared  to accept compulsory jurisdiction of  the Court, of -Inter_iat_0-E_lJustice in  ���������justinab-e disputes, 'Canada has never  faltered. Senator Dantiurand empha-  sized. '"--..-v-. :-��������� -.y ������������������,...���������...��������� v'~  Other- dominions -which-'are nsesny-  hers of the I-e ague, likewise are preparing to make their declarations' of  adhesion, but there still, remains the  problem of reservations. In an endeavor to reach a common understanding the Dominion's representatives again met the representatives  of Britain. Australia and New Zealand, both have reservations. Canada, too. may have a reservation but  it is unlikely it will be made as  far reaching as. those but of the Anti-  vpodes. The Irish. Free State and  South Africa, are understood to be  like New Zealand,, both have reservations. Among suggested reservations  is a provision that compulsory reference to the international court would  not apply to disputes -ewe'en units  ot the ���������tritish Commonwealth.  Canada's National Parks  ScS-S    & _rT������_-3A-S ���������' It VAnl*  Lrig -_.r_wt.ilil _*iK?_������i.  Important Itace For Aviators may Be  Held   In  Canada.  Toronto.���������The rapid development  of air navigation in Canada during  the past few years promises to culminate in an aviation event in. this  country which, it is expected here,  will rival in importance the race for  the Schneider cup, now. the interna-  tlonal classic of Europe.  In view of the fact, as a result of  the training received in the war,  Canada numbers a considerable body  of expert air navigators, and in view  of the inevitable tendency towards  International air meets, C. O, Still-  roan, president of the Imperial Oil  Company, has made an informal announcement to the effect that hia  company contemplates a contribution of $00,OCH> for the purpose of  promotlng' an international race to  be called "The Imperial 'Air Derby,?  This race will begin at some prominent flying centre in the United  States, and end at a Canadian field,  ������n some date next year to be art;  nounced later.  The amount suggested as prizes Is  said to be far in excess of any Inducement yet offered on this continent far an air race, and it is bound  to attract tho 'premier piiuta unci Lhinmost modern machines not only of  Canada and the United States, but ot  ether countries.  American   "Visiter- Thinks ; Parks; Of  British Columbia Ahead Of Those  In United Slates  --..._,. ..-���������,'  .....������������������  ''... Wa-S-ingtos.���������A? .''t"rIp:'-___:bug_L,-'-..the;  Canadian Rocky .MoT__s*fcain������ -National  Park has convinced^'..'Mayior'.-Ralph  Bauer, of Lynn, Mass.. that the management and upkeep of the British  Columbia park is far ahead of the  American National Parks, which h_  has also toured. He has written a  letter to Senator David I. Walsh, to  this effect, and- the senator has asked the national park service to investigate.  Mayor Bauer stated that the Canadian roads'were better made, and  wider and were well oiled.. There  was no charge for admittance and  the whole' reservation seemed to be?  run for the people to whom, it belongs rather than for Go_cessioa-  aires "in,ah, effort to ..bleed.Jthe. people to the last.doUar possible."- --  >   Rdace Ruusifag Time  Ca-ha-ai���������ia- N_t*lo____������.-T_-:"C_a_s!deE "Matter Off Increasing Speed... FroE_-J  Montreal To Vancouver  Winnipeg*,.; TMLaril���������-Immediate consideration is being given tho matte.  of cutting the running time of Canadian National'. .firalas' froni Montreal  to Vancouver In conformity with the  proposed" "cut of 10 hours- for trans^  continental trains ^ by - the Cattadian  Pacific, as recently:-'announced by  President Beattyj according to a  statement made by Sir Henry Thornton, K".B.B.i .president of the Canadian National Railways. ju3t prio_. to  his departure for Montreal.     v  Thepresident Avhowas a^cornpan-  led by Lady Thornton, left on his  spec.-_il train, for the East. This  marks the- conclusion of Sir Henry's  annual tour of western lines, tn the  :course' of- which, he said, he had once  more had occasion to note with - admiration the optimism of Canadians  m the, _west< xmder; trying- edxeu-n-r:  stancesv '-������������������'��������� ������������������   y  -  - He referred ; to the adverse crop  co_k<_ltions. ; While - a national disas?  ter had been narrowly averted,   the    morale of the -westerner had not been  Line ..am Jt_aiifa.x jlo Vancouver To! a-fected. Nor had t���������e    faith   of    the  tp ���������_.._ _**____ j_ ������r_f l.   GOOD PROGRESS  BS>_Mfri. "T~t,*7"!"TT^ r*"**v 'ff^ny*"������f��������� .���������51    .,. mi*^.,,.' ���������.' -  H^,       %_ USs B.U-B RJf     1 t-.l  Ii3   OOllffil ill  GARNERING CROP  Be In Operation Soon  Edmonton,    Alberta.^���������Within    two  Canadian National in    the west,    he  added, stating that the plans for ex-  Would Ask For Assurance  years a trans-Canada telephone line  pansion -which had been in progress  .wOL be :eompleted  from : Halifax  to-' would be continued "white new ones  -y_mcouyeiK..-_hd:.^ will  ��������� be."'were- behag: consfaTer^d; -'- :- -^  .a_>le-.t������^.ta-_c'fTO_arcca^ "      ���������-'���������' '"'''"���������'������������������' /'���������?;' ;'- ::��������� '.  an. ali^Canadian: wire, delegates to jea n .R fJ^^M. t-i  ,the-'_i_t6h.i annual' eoiBveistioa of the'-.''SS@1_-' _������-��������� *-*-"' I-SISI������SH[ ��������� 655  Telephone Association     of    Canada,i": ������������������-" -���������',-'.'.. ''':.'���������: . '���������:'.'.'" ���������   - -'������������������'���������'.-"?��������� ���������������������������;'';'  -wre're told during their five-day meet- * Returns To-East After. Five Weeks'  Ing, at Jasper recently." ]������������������.;���������"     Tour Of British Columbia  The line, it was explained, will Ottawa, Ont.���������Hon. R. B. Bennett,  cost' ���������510,000,000. Already it is possi- | opposition leader in the House of  ble to^talk by telephone between.the! Commons, returned .to the capital  different provinces, but for conyersa-! from a five weeks' tour of British  tion over a greater distance United; Columbia, in the course of which he  States  lines must be utilized. delivered more than 60 addresses.  Some *72 delegates from every tele-j The Conservative chieftain return-  phone system in Canada attended; ed' more impressed than ever with  the convention, and many phases of the achievements and potentialities  the telephone busihess were discuss-'"of the Pacific coast provinces. He  e<?- j said,-however,; the failure'of^the pres-  Succeeding Hon. Vernon W. Smith,' ent government to provide adequate  Minister of Railways and Telephones proteetloa was ImperiUtng the fruit  for Albertar James Hamilton, gen- -f- growing disricts, where, he said, the  era! manager of the B. C. Telephone growers, unable to find home -naar-  Company, Vancdiiver, was elected itets, ^e_o,__?s^-ing carloads of fruit  president of the ass^^on,. Other to the TJnited States on consignment  officers: chosen:JWereB;;^ce-  John:E, Lowery,. coramissloner of the  C^tewa;���������Crop reports received  from the three prairie provfnc'es in-'-  dicate exee21ent progress in the harvesting of the wheat crop; The bulletin issued by the Dominion Bureau of  Statistics contains reports from the  agriculture departments of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta.  The- crop is practically all cut in.  southern.Manitoba, and. threshing In  about 50 per cent, done in that part  off the province.  : A few fields still stand is the  north. Splendid progress has-been,  made with harvesting in Saskatchewan. Ninety per cent, of the wheat  has been cut in Alberta, 60 per cent.  ot the oats a_id baxley, a^_T*aarvest--  Ing weather has: been very favorable.  I_ight frosts In scattered districts  have done no harm to. the- Alberta  crop. VEslmateg of the yield varyr  In "-lanltoba, wheat averaging  from five to 2S bushels is reported.  The average Sh Baskatchewaj- is  nine to ten bushels.  The  report for Saskatchewan follows:--;' '������������������"���������*.  _  ispIiendiJd'progress-msiSe::with/--l_ar-'-  vesting   operations.   Wheat  cutting  nearly completed and about  75  per  Manitoba Telephone ^System, W!ani-  Ip&g't permanent secretary, ~ A. M.  Mitchell, auditor Of the Alberta Government Telephones,: Edmonton.  St, Johns, New Brunswick, was selected as the    assioeiation's    conven  tion cily for 1930.-  Premier MacDonald Should Have Nc������  Political Worries When He  Visits States  London, Eng.���������Discussing Premier Paimsay MacDonald'a statement  at. Geneva, that the home parliamentary- situation might possibly Interfere with his trip to Washington,  the Liberal newspaper, the Star, suggests editorially that opposition leaders give the Premier, before he  leaves," ami assurance that the. ex������:  gencles. he fears will not arise and  that when he goes to Washington It  will not be as the leader of the- La,- of Scnool Commi8aioner- bo postpone  bor Government   ont: as the spokes-   ^ in    Qi schoola unt31 g    t^ 16.  man of the whole nation on the vital | ScixoolB in tWs cit   .^enerally open  Infantile Paralysis In East  Quebec Schools   Delay   Opening   On  Account  Of Outbreak  Quebec.���������^Due   to   the  outbreak   of  infantile paralysis in this district, it  was decided by the Protestant Board  Issues concerned. '  Speaking of the possibility of his  trip, tkie Premier pointed out the  difficulty of the leader of a party  without a clear majority being out  of the country while parliament was.  sitting*,';'; ','. '������.'.,     :   ' " ''  .Invtt, flugtur ArrlyoH  Montreal.���������With the first 'shipment  ������������i* fiugAr from Java for Canada, In  tit least 20 years, tlio S.S. Clam  ������tkene, arrived at Montreal with 73,-  000 bags from TJUatjap, on the  ������outh ooawt of Java. Tho stoamar  made the journey, In -8 days, uitillnp;  jTi-oui TJiluljup ������������������'July 13,  Dormnmuler Byrd KTiivoIIh l*o>rtrait  Los Ang-oles, Calif.���������A radio Im-  puloo by Commander Hlehnrd W>  Byrd, from his Antarctic, camp at  Little America blew an automobile  horn find drew curtains from an on-  t*\ryw), pi<M:lire-���������<># Wyrd nt.+lw fi">v-  _n_h Nutlotml HjuIIo opposition- here.  Valuation Of Beech Property  ������������������;..        .���������������������������..'.   ��������� . ,- ,/r     ���������    .   v;  HoldtngH Off Eloneor Ilomcvsteiuler At  Fort Churc-hlir Are' 'Appraised-'  The Pass, Man.���������The heirs of the  late Capt. William Beech, pioneer  homesteader at Fort Churchill, accompanied by their solicitors have  arrived-from tho Hudson Bay port.  The party had gone north to obtain  an export Valuation of the property,  which la'.now the subject of exchequer court proceedings,- .','" '  Nothing wna divulged in regard to  the valuation placed on the 2000 odd  acres hold , by tho Beech famUy at  Churchill.  The case will, como before a court  hecartng in Wlhulpftg .about the end  of thc.mon.t3i..'  the first week in September.  Dr. Alphonse Lessard^ director of  the provincial hygiene department,  announced that the department waa  not in a position to supply con-  vatescent serum to combat, the disease, but in the event of urgent need  would endeavor to secure  a supply  iCetarns From Aretic Trip  'Steamer, .Hec't!sic..,.5acl_ JFronta I_ight  Thousand^ille  Voyage  North Sydney, N.S.���������-The sealer  "Beothic,"^ back from eight thousand  miles, and six weeks of threading  the eastern archipelago of Canada's  Arctic*" sea, arrived here recently^  Scientists and the evidence of their  discoveries in, the north,'.'. welfare  workers among the ' Bskimos, and  members of the Canadian Mounted  Police, back to clvillatlon from their  patrol -of the world's loneliest beat,  were on deck when the Department  of the Interior's all-purpose supply  boat docked hero. :;,���������,' s  Among them la J. D. Soper, Canadian goverment natui'allst, bringing  with him, to Ottawa the first blue  goose over aTeen by man.  c__i.t. t������_ cosxse grains.    -  ��������� F_x5_a"'';the' -_>o-i_dnio-a"; e_rper_m__fcSal  station, Swift Current: Thirty per  cent; of threshing done; average nine.  to 10 bushels. Small amount of oats  and barley threshed. Oat crop most~  ly will be used for sheaf feed. Yields  poor.  Winnipeg. ��������� Western Canada's  farmers, spurning rest over the holiday week-end, sent marketing figures for Monday and Tuesday (Sept.  2 and 8), to a high total. Figures  issued by Canada's two great railways showed that marketings for the  two days reached a mark near 7,-  <3OO,OG0~ bushels.  On Canadian Pacific Railway lines  4,572,000 bushsls -srers piled Into  bins ready Cor shipment, and Canadian National Railway points naar^  keted 2,127,000 "bushels. Storage 'iat  Vancouver  and at the head of the  _S_������__i   jt_s_    ul'.s,*wa,'(v���������            In a few years malaria has reduced the population of tho town 01  Birnagnr from ���������0,000 to 2,800.  jf*+   ' 1''.''_���������"'.  ' '_H*_. *W* ���������l'" T%<*  1   '  fisghteen Day Trail Ride  in ++*4#+0mttt*m0t0*'***'������i  *>m**nvmm������*\*m  W.   N.   v.   i������oa  Milk BlKiHuge In Onlnrlo  Toronto", Ont.���������Dry weather may  bring a mlllc Bhortngo in Ontario, according to Ctaorgo H. Barr, provincial dairying director. Toronto mills  daalQen havo announced an advnnoo  In price of one cent a quart. John  Carroll, of the. Department of  Agriculture'; at^CB'|;-Uittt';ihtavy crop  Iobimm may be the Jesuit ..ftrbm the  ( ment extremo npoll In yourw, ;  58,020,000 -bushels, - respectively.  8 Storage in country    elevators    Increase;* 755,000 bushels.  ;^:'���������;���������-..;'���������';  During the past four days grain  has- been moving through terminals  east and west.   ^ s  British Settlers For       '  Coast Province  $_uu,0&&,O&O Is -deceived For Purpose  Of Facilitating Plan  London, Eng.���������The required sum of  $400,000,000 for the establishment of  tho Empire Development Corporation  is asBurcd, according; to em asss-tisn  by Dr. C. T. Galbraith, In London  newspaper- recently���������an assertion  that la causing -much rejoicing tn official quarters:* Dr, Galbralth Is here  tn connection with the movement ot  settlors fnom the Old Country to Brl-  lsh Columbia.  Dr, Galbralth says it Is proposed  that the corporation should acquire  20,000,000 acres In British Columbia  and settle .thereon 20,000 British  families.  Premier Tolmlo hair requested Mr.  Thomas to send a representative to  British Columbia," ho declared, "and  I am only waiting the approval or  tho scheme by Premier MacDonald,  Lord Parsslield, Mr, Thomas and Premier Tolmie."  "It is proposed that tlio governments of Britain and British Columbia should have reprcsentatlvea on  advisory boards and that British and  Canadian trades unions also will  have representatives, Opportunities  to co-operate would, bo offered to or-  ganlzatlons carrying ou empire settlement operatlona,"  The remote Columbia Ice Fields, north of Lake Louise, waa tho  objective this year of the major Trail Hide of tlio metlson. Thoso ilolds aro  claimed to bo tho largest body of Ico south of tho Arctic Circle, covering  200 squaro 'm'llba,"lti'"arc.a} whoso watrcs flow m to three oceans. Only  experienced trail rid art* aro permitted to take this tjirenuoua trip for which  thoy must powsoaa at least tlio iillvor button emblematic of 100 miles of  trail riding. Tho trip* from start to finish took eighteen daya to complete  Ploturo oliowa two of tho hardy trail rklers/W, L, Payne, Ijondoh��������� IQugland^  and Louie, Prcvo'sta of Montreal with Guy Thoman, Brewster's guide, on  right, tog ot hor with u flection of the Columbia Ico Fields.  Orowft Applcn- In Bankatootk  Saskatoon, Sank. ��������� Apples that  comparo favorably In size and tasto  with thoso grown in British Columbia, have been produced this year In  Saskatoon. George Pow, of this city,  has a two-year-old treo that produced more than .00 g-ood-looklnir  BluBhed Cavlllo applon, Ho also  gi-owK chcrrlcR and plum a In his boolr  yard. THUS   UK1.STOJM   KJSV1J-W  W'V"*"y"VV,y"'������'V'Vlf'V'������'V'V'V*V'V<l'1'"������*'l'*W m^.^^y .y v._).nr..^������-_'. v ynr-iy w���������V* '_-  ������  k^TV-trfer** <c_.  !for  Go - Op. Popularity  and Efrleienfc Service always.  ���������Merchandise  of  Dependable  Quality.  in   both   Time   and   Money.  :  ������  >  r  -Savings  You   can   depend   on   a  full  line  FRESH   CANNED  GOODS  here  all times.  of  at  Greston Vailey Co-operative Assn.  ORESTQM  Two Stores  EniCKSQN  ._..A.A.A, t., A.-l.__   -���������  ,-..->.^.-..  ���������^^I_mAi_A������_M  iu    i urn  and we will DELIVER them  THE   SAME  AFTERNOON  Fresh and Smoked Fish  Brookfield Pork Sausage  -_J VV lit   O  T>   lll    t x-dltab   cxtici    .Dcn_.v_������L_  Jl    IV.U11UI  CHOICE BABY BEEF  PORK and LAMB  PHONE 20  LIVESTOCK BOUGHT  CHAS. PECK, Manager.  S-a^tea  agws: ;s?������sb������ss: ���������^s������(JBi*s:. "������������tiife:  iV-E-WP-  Consisting of Latest Patterns in  VOILES,   BRODCLOTH  GEORGETTE  a j?t orr ir  I~3L _E 1. JT        *_*_"! JL_������_lSi  RAYONS  We havo  50 DRESS LENGTHS in these  lines and can supply your  Summer needs at attractive  prices I  ���������i  Local and Personal  FOR RENT���������Furnished room. Apply  Mrs. Arrowsmith, Creston.  Mrs. I>Ick Chandler is a Nelson visitor  this weeks leaving- on Monday.  FOR RENT���������Five-room bungalow,  furnished.   Apply Review Office.  FOR SAXE���������Team wagon, low wheels,  good shape.   K: Andrew, Creston.  FOR Sk]_&���������Essex Coach, sis, $400 on  terms.   Kev. ft. B. Cribb, Creston."  -i      -        -    j ���������     . ���������  _ FOR REN1~-Land in 3shape for cultivation,    airs. Arrowsiintii, Cr������5ton.  BULL. FOR SALE���������Thoroughbred  Ayrshire "hull, S years old.   J. F.  Rose.  Creston.;. -  Miss McClurenf Nelson was a weekend  visitor with Creston friends, guest of Mr.  and Mrs,. Jas. Cook.  HOUSlS FOR RENT���������Small residence  with water, about 1H miles from town.  Ci    n     **_.������������_������������������_). tf"*_>_.*-_  _     _���������   __._>������ ������_._���������,   v^avuili  WANTED���������Offers to dear &fc acre of  i land of second growth brush, no stumping.   C. HoUm, Creston.  FOR >SAI_E.-r-End-dump gravel   box  Come in , and "look it over.    Morrow's  Blacksmith Shop, Creston.  Dowd Oannady of Kellogg, Idaho, is a  visitor here  thi_  week,  a guest  sister, Mrs. Ed. Gardener.  his  FOR SALE���������Good work horse, going  cheap. Also some potatoes and vegetables.    E. Noug-ier, Canyon.  Charlie Cctterill left at the first of the  week for Nelson, where he has secured a  position -arid expects to remain.  EGGS FOR HATCHING���������Purebred  white Leghorns, 75c. for sitting of 15  eggs.    Mrs. Wearmouth, Canyon.  Mrs. Chas. Moore returned on  Thnrs-  i day last from a   month's visit with her  mother and other friends at Kaslo.  Miss Marguerite Ferguson returned at  the end of the week from Kaslo, where  she has been for the past few weeks.  FOR SALE���������Gr&maphone and 40  records* fe$10. Also a qhantity of cooking  utensils.    Mrs. W. K. Brown, Creston.  Both robins and bluebirds were repor-  ed seen at the latter" part of the week.  Meadowlarks have been here for some  time.  FOR SALE���������2 h.p. spray outfit, will  sell with or without engiue, going at a  bargain.. Also one-horse plough.    Percy  Boffey, Craston.  Rev. Father Cn.ou.el will replace the  pries- at Fernie on M.areh 23rd, thus delaying his regular visit to Creston until  Sunday, March 30th.  FOR SALE���������Euggy, and light delivery  wagon with four strong springs, all in  very good condition, any reasonable offer  taken.   V. Brixa, Creston.  LAND FOR SALE���������20 acres of improved   land,   buildings and   plenty   of  water;   goes for price of improvement?.  E. NOTJGUIER, Canyon.       ^  FOR SALE���������3-year old Jersey cow,  milking good. No. 12 DeLaval cream  separator. Also some horse and cow  feed     E. Nouguier, Canyon.  LOST���������Between Wynndel and Creston  or in Creston village, auto license plate  Number 51549. Reward to finder leaving plate at Kootenay Garage,   Creston.  LOST���������From roadside^ near P. R.  Truscott's house, part of children's play  wagon. Will finder kindly return. Any  information gladly received. W. J.  Truscott, Creston.  Lionel Moore has just returned from  Victoria, where he has been for some  weeks completing his officers course at  the military school at Work Point.  Commencing with Saturday night last  the C. O. Rodgers plant is now giving a  24-hour electric light and power service  Previously it operated on an 18-hour  schedule.  Another sale of Victoria Avenue property was closed at the end  of the week  when W. Fraser purchased a half-aere lot  next the United Church manse, from  Mrs. J. W. Dow. "^ :'/���������'-..  Dr. McKenzie  spent a  few   days   at,  Spokane at the end of the week, where  he attended the annual convention, of the  dentists of Washington and Idaho. He  made the trip by auto.  ANNOUNCEMENT���������Being unable to  take outside spraying for the coming  season I wish to so inform my past patrons, and thank them for past business.  W. J. Truscott,. Creston. -  C.P.R. section crews were recuited up  to full strength of live men and foreman  for work on Monday. During most of  the winter the foreman was the only employee for three days a week.  At the Women's Institute meeting on  Friday that organisation decided to take  over the women's section at the 1930 fall  fair, and a. ci>n_m:tfcee was named to at  once start revising the prize list.  Will Rodgers arrived from Kimberley  on Saturday bringing with him a team of  horses which will'be used,in operations  on the W. M.Archibald ranch this season. He drove the team here, making  the trip in three days, his best showing  being 44 miles the second day on the road.  nA mflk- ���������^���������il-'l--bi-Ai_K_ii_-i--_-i lAi J-l- Aimdkm 4kmH*iHt������ma\m0l������  Mrs. {Dr:} Lillie arrived from Blairmore, Alberta, on Wednesday, for a  couple of days" stay in town. She reports  the doctor's health improving, though he  is far from feeling his oldtime self.  Tbe   Women's    Auxiliary   of   Christ  Church have afternoon tea with sale of  work and home cooking,.,at the Parish  Hall on Saturday, Mareh^-S-h, from 3 to  5.30 p nwto which all are invited.  TRY OUR SERVICE; YOU'LL LIKE IT  ��������� .   ������  Come in before  the end of April  and Get a Real  Valve Grind!  New  Black & Decker  Valve Refacers,  New Valve Seat  Reamers.  i  >~ F4ew ������.ow mces on  ������_������  PLYMOUTHS  lesion Motors  Main St. at Barton Ave.  ~^.T rT- -y-y- -.I'vyg-r ������'r������ f ������ ir~  GRAND THEATRE  SATURDAY, Mar.  PRICED f rom 2gc. to $1,  per   double   roll  Borders to Match  CEILING PAPER in Cream and White  30c. per double roll.  Patterns include Stripes, Floral and  Conventional designs.  All edges trimmed.  VARNISHED'TILE for Bath and Kitchen  75c. per double roll.  CRESTON MERCANTILE  COMPANY,   LTD.  MkmJk*0*,Mtik*.imm)mM ������-iwAi-<m.,_l-.->__>������ tmmJk^Jmm.ikimitk������ tkmm\\\^Jktmm% -AaA-Aiii4__������_lfc->JlMi w% n���������_--iAi_Jhji AiiM^_>i/l_j-A-A*u'fc������-,^b,  ,i^_<<' *,,; mLmt.i/cr^mk'/" fffc .��������������������������������������������� ������^^k-  fill  m I    it ���������  CDD  <w7  1      JL������w  n   _Jr        ^Q___h___l  EX. *^5  Dry Goods, Grocer ies.    PHONE 3    Furniture, Hardware  JmmWS'   ������������������  fleet������ Sml*  (2 paramount Qlcttm  *>  Prime No. 1 Beef, Pork  Mutton, Lamb &_������ Veal  Phone your order and receive our best service,  ' '������������������ '���������      '    '"      '     ������������������ "'   ���������' ���������^���������   '      ��������� ������������������'   ������"��������� "'      '  TRY OUH  SHAMROCK FORK SAUSAGE  Shamrock Brand HAM, BACON and LARD  GLENDALE CREAMERY BUTTER  FRESH nnd CURED FISH  BURNS' IDEAL POULTRY FOOD

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