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Array iXy^p,"  ^^j*.*;  "ipiof.  .-'H-.v': _H9, / r.'.^%~.--___9 * .... 1HB .'.-"'BtB  ���������     ���������������"*���������  -!*- '"'.'____.-.    '���������.-���������. 'iMt.--....' -HUB-.���������������������������.;������������������.Wlal  ..^ Ja -  --T-jb���������"';^' ' "l*:*-"r-���������    ���������"''  ;'-'S*H ~;"*?  ''���������xAHWLAA  1  _}  SB-       ..,.. .-__y"|y*"51*-  - ;S-:'"i--ft:;i"i  /  ���������^fff^T'  Vol, XVII,  CRESTON, B:C. EBlHAY, FEBRUARY 13, 1925  No. 1  Rod - Gun Club  Officers Elected  The * annual meeting of Creston  *V&!Jey Sod and ������un Club; on Thursday *asght was featured by a couple nf  eminently satisfactory surprises, the  most substantial one of which was the  offer of- a centarlly located lot, nnd a  building to remove thereto, that can  be most attractively fitted up for a  permanent club home.  President Mallandaine was in charge  of proceedings, and was favored with  the largest-ever attendance, which was  ������o well satisfied  with liis -presidential  vaa.C������Tv tjuxtug ������*<&   l������3qa5u IGUi? yenrS   i>uat>  he was enthusiastically re elected*  along with Geo. Mawson as vice-pre_P  dentr Walter Hendy, re-elected secretary, and a similar courtesy extended  Victor Mawson, treasurer. Col. Lister  is the club's honorary president.  In bis   presidential   address  Major  Mallandaine gave a  veiy -interesting  talk on oldtfme settlers, and how the  Indians obtainecL-their land  grants in  this district, ths information* gleaned  by newer residents in this connection  being particularly appreciated.  - A report was submitted as to persons  trapping muskrats,   and  the  club  is  investigating to find* out  who   these  trappers are.   Recommendations we~e  drafted and will  be  sent  on   to   the  Game Conservation Boaxd aeksEigfcr  the usual trappiajs season to be ������gatn  established, also that the buck law be  fixed at oae buck and  one  doe. -The  secretary was asked  to write Ottawa  and thank Mr. Harkins  for  circular  sept the club re duc**-B and geese.  The Game Board is also to be asked  for protection   on   three   new   game  aawaifiila RnainiMniin       mu*������_r_d CM".       b(_t_  "������������������'^.--���������-���������* ������������������ "' ������������������*-��������������� ���������     ja   w^1 -  white quail and Oregon quail, so as to .   .  give the biwfe ������. chattel ^  The club hafcs   revived  veigt , definite  information    that --small   boys  have  destroyed several large muskrat homes  on tbe  fiats  this   winter,   and   it   is  proposed to print  a   warning in con  to.ection therewith-... -The Game Board  will also be asked to. appoint  a ��������� p*-r-  aSBoken t game guard:__ to be-located  at Creston.  It was suggested that the club should  make a special effort to have quarters  of their own, and after a discussion it  was announced that the club bad been  given quarters and a site for, ~ame,  appreciation of which was shown in  the oldfushioned way.  Fishery department will be asked to  members aad theia* wives* and friends*  one of the attractions at which will be  a. fishingVcontest, with. Mawson  Brothers, offering a prize to the'-ji&rty  wbo makes the largest carttch of squaw  fish dnrfng-.tlie j___^rnoo���������;?{y7 "> -  The club's special committee during  the year planted jifty-<y^Airai^of riee  and ten pounds of ceieiry'ott s&6m& of  the sloughs on the fiats, ������tikd. in May  [the club was responsible Tor %be"placing of 15,000 eastern brook trout in  Corn Crrefc and '25.000 of "the same  variety in Meadow Creek. Due* to  club efforts, too. Summit Creek for  the next few years at least will be  CaPsed until July 1st, ���������"   ~' -Lr,  A drive is to be launched shortly for  new -asean bes_= At lhe "close o-* the i  session Mawson Brothers sprung a  surprise on the members by inviting  them to H<ljousiJ to the adjoining  room -were a very fine supper was  servedj rounding out a sportnien's  meeting " that 'for sociability and'  endeavor to promote tbe game and  fishing interests of the district has  never been equalled.  "LEST WtfFORGET"  ,JSnfrH*  " Ten years ago? to day the 30th  Battalion left Victoria for overseas,  and the same.eveniktg, February- 14th,  1915, the folloWin&-**jkas written to a  resident of Crestontv  . The 30th Battalion: 1100 strong got  away to-day and n^y* impressions are  -fcathet vivid, as it. Was the first time  lever saw a large- body of troops  departing. They-etft the -'Willows*'  at 12.15 o'clock,   aa at 1 o'clock I  M������������&m StieBIwm  Miss Rath Smith left a .few-days  ago for Calgai-y. Alta.. -where she  expects to remain for the next few  months.  "R. Alderson got barf- a few days  ttfgo fe*obq ii business trip So Lpttibridgs*,  Alta., and reports business conditions  in the Crow slowly improving. -  Local esttic-neia         ftTaafcaa^  cattle put on tbe fiats to feed at the  stacks, the roads being in too pour  shape to haul feed ut present.  - Quite a number from Alice Siding  were guest* of   Mr.   and   Mrs.. Hugh  1 Taylor at. a dance at" their nom-s woe  mgbt.last., week. ^-With.. -Mtss ^Ivi*-*  Comptoni ������at-*M_6 ~|^as3o~good music/was  provided, and the affair was immensely enjoyed throughout^ -    ,__  Beer would appear unusually numerous in these parts this spring. Fresh  tracks can be seen on "the-Go vera ment {  road almost any morning.    ,  The Social Club had their February  session at the Todd ranch on Friday  nigttb last* with a good turnout * and  the usual good time.  Mrs. McDongall left a few days ago.  on a visit with friends at. 'Kiinbei ley.  re stock Goat River with 70,000 cutthroat trout, and" in connection with  Ashing Mawson Brothers announce  that for 1925 they will award a Brook-  side rod, Valued at 914.50, for- the  biggest bass, and an English reel,  valued at $0.50, for the biggest trout,  for. which they Were thanked by the  :.������jlub*y"! y .'���������''.;'��������� : ���������-; '������������������'���������*k~    ���������";'���������..;  *  A featute of 1925 activities will be a  basket picnic   nt: \Veafe������! Creston   for  Slrilmir  Creston High School liiter^l-y  and  Debating  Society announce thej annual concert  , *-:?'-    .;a;: in thp  ' /    .  ^ j-^jljlll' Tll-c'citi'-c  l...:..\&*mUmx*.r  ���������-.'. ".." ..Oil-" ' kA "' .  '^^-J jff^j*&? I^j  "-���������-f.,    "'     N' 3 ������r';   *���������'"   -  ttl.8.30.p.ni.<;  AduItsSQc.     Ghlldron 25c.  Rnsarved Seats ?5c.  Resefved Scats to bo had at  Drugstor**!.  Mr.. North, who has been on the sick  list for the past few weeks, is able to  be around 'pretty much at. usual, and  is now busy with pruning operations.  The McCabe bridge erew. .-ft. btch has j  been working at point, on theKooten-j  ay Central   for   some   time  past*���������re-  tin:n������d to Sirdar at   the   end   of   the  week, and is , again busy at the Landing.     '-'���������'���������'' .." .;.' ���������'- ':��������� '"'-'.  Measrs. iHbhin and Hines and Mr.  and Mi's. IioaBby were the-flrstpl' the  seuson cnllei-s ut Kuskanook, innking  the trip on Sunday. R|rs. Jones, who  has been laid up due to falling from a  ch-iir cariy in the year,' is aioiind  again as usual ^   ::-   ,  MendjirueB, Rogers, Dennes, North  ami Several other citiveens, were at  Creston.on MonAay for the funeral of  the late Tony Angelo Cheibo. which  took place that ufternoon,,  R*-'v; 11. "Valley, will be here for  evening Church of England service on  Sunday at 7.80 .<'  rSlt*d������n- was km uee^ktaL m<iurning over  the v* t'a-lu'iul,   death   removing   Tony  Angelo, eleven-yen'"- old son of Mr. and  Mrs. Pedro Cibeibo, on .Saturday, the  l_d"a prtBsalni"- being   due   to   art   acute  attack of dropity, which he Was unable  to i-luike off ip f-ptte of the beat medi  cal MttentUm.   The   little   fellow   1ms  be.en.il') p<Hir be������ltli  -,|������-i*   n   coujilc   ot  years    pillowing    an    operation   f������r  appendiultis at   Bellvue,   Albertii,   at  that time.   The rt*trminH tvere Interred  In " Creston    cemetery   on    Monday,  Fiither Ehiuan of   Cranbrook   taking  tho service, 41 nd   very   many   friendi*  from here  going   to   Cret-ton   to   pay  their la*it ri-sipecte-   Tony was a very  i popular hoy nvotmci Hlttlur and in his  deatb-1 be pu rents Sin we tbe true sympathy of all.  posted "myself ohfthe causeway in  front of the JBm^ress   Hotel.   The  whole street as far*as the eye could  .reach was lined oii either side six  4iepjp .witli p^O|tIe,y������a well as aii kIcr^  t.he "ivAter front m the Parliament  Buildings. J This^fa'-gether with the  inssaaiserab*^ aut������������; was ������������iai������s a sight.  ' l*resently* detached numbers of the  Battalion beg&n t^f appear in  pairs  ui_d':j--t--'va������r-'n-.>d- tbe^laelves alonsr the  streets.after this'-timbers of trans-  *^port wagons, pilaS^ip >vith baggage  and   kits-r eve'n a^Ethese few came  along   people   bejgnn cheering and  waving fiag-r aod _uhe women  began  to'look tearful.     -\  After a lung   -������fait,  "There they  corste**5 Can-'t yout" hear them cheering,!* and by efforts at balancing on  tip, toe tbe -eye eaipght the glint" of  the spring sun oik moving rifles in  tbe distance, flanked on either side  by - kuasses of peiSple.    Presently a  bright. fla������h_ was*seen  as the sun  struck -the v"bai_������l_in8truments,  and  the ear caught  'I'tie Soidiem of the  Qaeesss**   ^&    wrelmi    yet  vibrantly  stiri-ing, and growing ij!  voluuss on  nearerapproach^^e 5th Regiment  Artillery xfirad mm. btshiiid the baud  of tbe Si-h .Begituent in dark blua  uniforms with red-facings.  Along they came as the guard of  honor fully 500 strong, all   with the  rifle   at   theJ^lora*?, "tramp,   ti-jimp,  tramp, izt perfect-^unison, each, man  looking a Man. ' 30nen came n shock  and a sort-of. renunciation feeling  -Lvft-h x MYL-t. nf ������������ti%k_ the throat    Ob,  the.weitdness of apse music; the un-  ex^ainable thHl^-'f ^-nr/itissn^ bai-d-  to coata-ol; theskii-l.of-the tmgfsipe**.  with drnms adding A - pacu.iar quick  dnituitig.,which  I never before had ,  heard,   aud    'believe   -would    have,  quickened men to action A  I hope I may be /01-given. for unkind tilings 5 h-ive Raid about Seofcch  hngpipe_._    Here were a dozen play-  ing-a'tonee and tiow-r undei-stand  them better; now I understand hpw  Uieu   *aill g������t triroiagh.   SIoll at J-bt  instigatitm of t-.ucb music���������thrilling,  W'ild,    savagi>._    us  .it   seeinsr   The  swing and    rhythm   of   the Highlanders following was perfect and bo  longer did one feel  like silly  jibber-  ing anent naked knees and kilts.     "  The women got moi-tj  tearful and  .handkerchiefs   began to   come out;  the cheering *ss������s*e pronounced, aud  the crowds began* closing in  as now  came the khaki chid young pjntriots}  iii-i.rc*_ii)g     steudiiy      shimider     io  '-ihoulder. the 80th Overseas  Battalion,/ all in heavy marching border--  some grim, some with teardrops in  their eyes, some smiling; some jok ^i  ing and callitig to frier as, all with a  certain   nndeBnab|eV expression  of  determination in action of limb and  body us well as the moods e-pressed  in their faces.  **Now the cheering developed int<������  roars and shouts,, VGood-bye,'  old  boy"; "Good bye,*" *'G->d bless yon*';  tone of sadness in the tone o������ each  exclamation. Open sobs can now  be- .heard; handkerchiefs are no  longer concealed; rnoEher, wives,  daughters and children march with  their dear ones, trying to say something to father, husband and brother  in this, perhaps, last speech and:  sight of hun.  Tbe skirl* of the pipes leading  them, the greetings and farewells on  either side of them, the 88th Fusiliers Band behind them playing **It's-  a long way to Tipperary*', the uninterrupted tramping and the spirit) of  grief and throbbing of loyalty to  ountry; the hysterical cries of  little children, need I say, g-ave one  a sob in the throat. *- *Mo, now it 'is  quickened and instead one feels a  heartbreak, which, feeling cannot be  checked and we are conscious of tbe  rising tear,    more especially  when-  .__ _.^r   __-8._.= _.     ._i-������___a  s T       h. _-5_������-  ...-.��������������� s. ���������jwitru   ������ii_      -urutru fcuytr.   dtic_,  to Cromptnn, and noted the tight  come into his more,than usual pallid,  face at- the sound or*. fa*tniliar voice*  moft stronger still when I saw the  boys, rouble. Nelson Brown, Russell  Leamy, Irwin Simmons, Stanley  Watson, -Jack Smith, Tom Campbell, Biliy Murdoch, Bill Timms. and  others, and 1 called out ������������������Goodbye,  Hubie**;   Good-bye, - Boys/'     ���������������������������tfood-  bye. Mr. " with one accord they  called out,, and one voice, I don't  know wbo, said. ������������������Say - good bye to  all at home." I felt it then" as if  they were nay own' boys leaving me.  Mrs. John Phipps, who has been a  visitor here for some time with the  Phf.pps family, left a few days ago for  her home in  Alberta.  the   Lethbridge   districta  as f suppose I was the only one from  home to bid them farewell. -  Oh well, they passed on. Theceth  Fusiliers was the rear guard nf  ho'a'or. The people, shaken, followed  after and closed in. and the Coys  began to get aboard tbe two ste-asa.  era amid the din of cheers, bands,  motor horns, and' steamer whistles*  No more could I stand, so hurried  _���������4_���������   ������������������-3   .n������->n..lln   ...,_:..._..-      .���������������������   r____*  ct>-a_.jr .cbaaaa  ������;^ ������^aaa'*a~aajr1.  a������a.������a **.-.^.   <*������- ^...������.  of the points facing the sea in front-  Beacon Mill, in   time to see 31 sao-  marine dart out of the  harbour en  trance, followed'by "tHfe first steamer  witb bet decks swarming  with men.  quickly     followed    by    tbe   -other  steamers - and    I   sttn>d   there,   and  watched -fehetu till lost   in   tbe   distance and   unconsciously   I sighed  and wished tbeu-r-ttod speed.    Now  ~lauvback.at- Barracks-bu^JLvcaiii-i.c,.t  _put it nut of my: mind^ nor   help  wishi ng I' wer_- with * t_ev SOtTi.   But  God willing 1*11 get overseas yet,.and  I can-only hope 'and -pray   that   our  own Creston boys will 'all be spared  to return horn.. - -  Wilfrid Langston got away a few  days ago headed south, his destination  being Wallace, Idaho.  \Vord reached here a few days ago  that Harry Brown? -who is now woxk  ing at Kimberiey, is laid up at present-  due to a fall while skating in which his  ankle was broken in two places.  Rev. G. Knox was here from Creston  Jon Sunday* morning for the u-mal  ��������� United Church service.   The   iravell-  ing   these     days 'is     anything     but  designed for speed.  A general school meeting will be  j held on Monday night, 16th, the chief  item of business being the election of a  trussee to replace Geo. Niblow* who is  resigning- on account of havfng to  return to the prairie.  A large crowd is looked for at the  Valentine whist and dance at the  schoolhouse on Saturday night,- witb  cards due to start at 8.45 prompt, and  at- which fo������r prizes will be given. A  lunch will then, be served and dancing  will wind up proceedings. The admission is 50 and 25 cents.  -Ganyon &Hy  'Are ne down hearted"; "Good  Luck,** and other expressions; goad;  will, cheerfulness and an underlying   < ���������.-%  ���������   '��������� 414  .'. ������������. ' ,, . .....  The Presbyterian * "Ladies* Aid  announce an oldtime  in the FAEISH.HALL  * ,    ,    ' - " *'     ���������  ���������'  ��������� "7- ,*i,   '    -    ,' , .      '  vfl 1 il - "' trtttBn  -1 *T  4 00 to 7.00 p.m.  Darkie cooks turning out the  buckwheat cakes brown to  a tm-D,with:Tai3hins; of naaptb.  syrup, and all* the other  items of a swell dinneir*monu.  r** "JL. "!?"!?r_"*'Pl-TOV >���������    O^-CTT T?  KJ ������%���������*������������������ JLi* i- JmJtA.'V.U.J.*.    KJ J_,   A. J^sxl*.  Ev ery body Welco me. . -  Mr. McDonald of .Pentieton,' an.  official of the provincI������l water rights  branch of the lands department at  VictoriiH was here at the first -of the  week, and on Monday night waa in  session with the members of . the  Water Osers* Coimnunity.  Miss Alice Wood has just been  notified of her Miccessf ul passing of the  provincial board examination fur  nurses, held last November.        . " .    -  Miss Annie McRobb has gone to  Kimberiey where, we. understand, she  has ������*������tcur#d a position and will be  remaiuihg for sometime.  Mrs. Searle is a visitor with Cranbrook f riend8 for a few days at present.  Miss Muriel Knott left the first of  week for Vancouver, whei"e she has  accepted a position with a publishing  house in that,city.  A. D. Pochin got it way on Tuesday  on a business trip to the Old Country,  making business calls, at Chicago and  New, York, from which latter port he  Sails early next week. He will be  o-way for. probably three months.  In Zthe list of directors of. tbe community ball published lust week the  name of J.^W, Wood was omitted.  A deep gloom was cast over Canyon  on Thursday, when nowa reached here  of the passing of llannal., the  twelve  yeiir old daughter   of   Mr.   and  Mis.  John Johnson, who had been taken to  Cranbrook hospital the day previous  fdr an operation for appendicitis.   The  remains were shipped buck to Canyon  and tbe funeral took place from  her  late  home  on   Friday   afternoon,  a  largo number of friends turning out to  pay their lust   respects,   nnd the  lufct  sad rites being conducted  by lie v. Mr.  Uolqvtlbt,   the   Norweignw  pastor cvf  Qcanbrook, assisted by Rev, G. Knox,  witb Robert Burns, Roy McPhcrcdn,  Jeffrey Knott, Will Lush t-ud Maxiflrd  t*a<B   Arvld S:*-:uucl*icn   officiating  *ts  pallb4������arera.   Hannah was very popular    with   both    her   playmate*   and  grownups nnd In their heavy bereave  rbt-T-ft   th*-    ,5-t'W--*������Tt.',.*-    hHt*"*-    i,Smi-   vtrtry  alncere    sympathy-   of    tbelr    mnny  iricmcha.  ������_ifS^_ra%^J_*_"__?������r*  One qf the most successful and .en-  Soya_E_biCuase parties  ever  given   in  Kitchener was _ls^_of Sssturday night  when Mr.   and   Mrs.   Walter   Walby  were at home in honor of. their, guest,  Mrs. R. Dalboiu and   daughter,   Barbara, who were weekend visitors f rota  1 yvynudei. * Tne f������ro j������ax*j of t_c evs- *  nu*tg-w������s devoted to.-whist, wit*, eigbtr  fcahles of players competing, theiprisses  going *to   Mig-s JESva   Dunn, and ^A������  Howard for higfe-scoring,   whilst *be  low tallfers were Miss McGregor-and  Joe Burko.    Following  cards  supper  was served, and   then- the   fij&r * -was  cleared for arnoldtime dance������.wi|_bJMr.  Blair as   master   of  ceiemonies,   and  with music from  piano and vtoim in  charge of Mrs. Ulair and' Mr. Holstein  respectively it Is hardly necessary to  say that things moved lively until well  into, the hours of tlm morning.   Mr.  and Mrs.   E. Driflii nssisted fit cards,  and amongst the guests were Mr. and  Mrs. N.' W  Joyce* Mr, and Mrs.  As  Howard, Mr. and Mrs. F. W. Stanley,  Mr. and Mrs. ������?* J9. Stanley, Mr. and  Mrs. G. A.   HUnt,   Mr.   and   Mrs. F.  Faystan, Mr. and Mts. DriffltMr. and  Mrs. E. Blair, and Mr.  and Mrs. .Hoi*  stein, Mrs. Dalbom und Miss Barbara,  Mrs. B. Johnson,   Misses  Doris   Yer-  bury, Mildred Andeen, Ellen Andeen,  Clara A. Hunt,   Clara  Faystan, Eva  Dunn, Miss McGregor, Edith Geroux.  Messre. K. Joyce, Joe Burko, Joe Mo  Comb, . M. - McDonald, J. Enes,   Bud  Cole, ������������������Red** McLean, Bob Maxwell, S.  Senecal, Elvin Wslby, Mr. JMcFarland.  GRAND THEATRE  Saturday, FEB.  14  ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON'S Master Work  u  Dr  and  Mr. Hvde"  Mr. Barton's Address  aroused you  Now  see   the   whole  story  in Pictures  REGULAR PRICES  ^fll-M ^J___aJi__,.-_ Jl,,_.j___;j.li____���������_l HA. J.. A_ta3t_���������tll.*!  A.^fl���������ft_-^_tilk."������lJ.  3a^^.tJi^^..,v.,.W.aa^MwJ^..t^j^*!L^  ..M������h_J^.._Ml.������,_ j. Jl.. Ji... -J .���������~ -.  ^JM.mg*&!IL**.SMl*Ji...m  ^^<^^<s&^im^**i^^  m th. i tife.tfa ja^y^brith^iih-Ma.  ..lA&.U^AA^L.^^ mm  THE    REVIEW.    ORESTON,    B.    C.  confirmation,  quotation    on  longer was af-  L      llXlUl lllci.-  Mri/rnnnr nnoT  nscVunrinL rinoi  ��������� BY ���������  JAMBS FRENCH DOHRANCH  Co-Author   of    "Gtet    Your   Man,"  "Slory Bides the Range."* Etc  (Serial   Rig-hts   Arranged   Through  F.   D>.   Goodchild,   Publishers,  Toronto)  (Continued)  *     "Who's the boob now?" snarled Kar  mack.      -'Leaving    tracks    with  your  bad foot for any fool Mountie to read?"  "Shut  up,   you   fool!"       A   look   of  fright    crossed    Brewster's handsome  face.      Por a second lie seemed about  to spring upon Karmack.       Then,  as  quickly    as    it    had come, the spasm  passed.      He turned his eyes..on Seymour.      "If you over press this ridiculous charge," he said, "I'll prove it  false to the jury.      I've    done    some  freighting for the B. & K. outfit, nothing* more.     Hods in Iters to-day to collect a bill.      Down at tlie canon, Klu- I  ger  passed me on  to Bonnemort.      I i  ran into you���������and trouble."  After a moment's pause, Brewster  continued: "'Say, if you really are Sergeant Seymour, who was the uniformed bird that came to Gold as Bart Caswell?"  "Bart Caswell's widow is ready to  tell the court why he killed Ben Tabor  in robbing the B. C. X. stage of my uniform and papers," ths sergeant answered somewhat cryptically.  "Poor Ruth," murmured Aloha. "She  really believed."  "Well, I'll be -" Brewster began.  "Told you Caswell was a crook,"  whined Karmack. "No yellow legs  would have let himself be caught the  way I got liim that day up here on the  creek."  Seymour waited- for Moira to speak.  When she came toward him her face  wore the bravest smile he had ever  ������sen on a woman.  "What    next.  . pardnei-?" she asked  j ed    to    Brewster    for  j "What is the current  platinum?" he asked.  But the freighter no  fable.       "I'm  no  tion," he growled  "Try me," offered Karmack with a  return    of    his    old-time    effrontery.  "Dear eye's,  at the present-time that  j platinum is worth'.-a hundred and fif-  i teen, simoleons an-ounce���������was up to a  j hundred and seventy during the war!"  ���������"And tlie purest gold brings a trifle  over twenty dollars/* the sergeant re-  ' minded the girl.      "You    see    I'-" was  i nearly exact.'.' 7  j With a quick glance, as if the pres-  I ence of such a store of wealth fright-.  ! ened h'er, Moira lowered, the lid.  "Then the Glacier Mission Indians  are ���������' she hesitated.  "Rich���������for th'epi," he ���������'��������� supplied.  "���������"������������������"-hat's more the O'Malley claims between the canon mouth and the  Cheena are heavier 'with- frog-gold  i than* those up the creek, or I -lion't  know my mineralogy. You and your  father  and   Miss   Ruth   will  be   near-  An������ Ox������ & day  Urn       __"_  ass_"C|j������  _11t������������_*������ Ok _.'  ���������_*Lt4a-_-_.^  at h@f  | Wins Worlds Prize For Wheat  Then he made a young  by Moira, vain for life  millionaires." .-y~..  Seymour would %ot have cared Lo  explain the worried look that came  unbidden into his eyes, had he been  taxed with it. Complications foreseen were responsible.,7  He improvised a flimsy .fastening to  replace the lock he had broken, and  pinned over the chest crack a sheet of  pa'pjer on \vhich Ho had written, "Officially Sealed,' R. Seymour, SergeauL  rl. C. M. P."  Si-wash, picked  by swearing liim in as a special constable and j>lac-in-f. him &n guard at the  tent door. His instructions were to  permit no one to pass until Sej-mour  returned, and he was entrusted with  Brewster's gun to support his authority.  Inspection showed that the SUvashes  had gone back" to -work under "king's  orders." Seymour had no thought-of  tolling them how rich they were making themselves, until their status was  fixed by the proper court. Meantime  they'd be best off, continuing * their  labor, lor "all the gold" allotted them  by the spoilers.     ->  'With Brewster tied to his saddle  and Karmack, still handcuffed, on foot,  the., prisoners    were     started    down  of the sergeant  -.0 prisoners    were  creek under**the guns  and his volunteer aid.  Beneath the'  next,^ pai-dner?"  whimsically.      "**'  "The first step," he void  rig up some sort of an M.  that treasure chest I broke open."  Without ceremony, the sergeant lifted Karmack to his feet and ushered  him to the Jeft-liand cot. From that  seat, the disfigured ne'er-do-well  might glare more conveniently at  Brewster.  "But that chest holds only frog-  gold," Moira reminded Seymour. "The  Siwashes have all the real gold, and it  br'ongs to them."  "You don't really think that a close  and crooked corporation like Brewster,  Kluger and Karmack would supply  food, dynamite and expert management for a bunch of Indians only to  take "their pay in pretty specimens, do  you, Moira?"  She studied the proposition from the  new angle which his question presented.      "It doesn't seem reasonable but  non-com.'s armjpas a worn boot for n,  lame right loot, liis prize "Exhibit B."  j-irst honors in the evidence line 'jvere  her, "is tc i in   the   comlrisi-ioner's  vault   back ' in  P. seal tor j Ottawa���������"Exhibit A," a    pah-   of- ��������� fox  pelts, one  silver and one black.      Of  the three* murders lie had solved, that  of poor Oliver O'Malley would always  have first place in his personal record  i book.        ' 7 ���������     .    -  | On the down creek traiujp, Seymour  i told Moira what he. knew ""of'the won-  i der story, of platinum.      Her-mission-  himself  at   thought   of   the   platinum  wealth at the_ mouth of the creek.  They passed.the graveyard.diggings  without    disturbing    the Siwashes a*  their labors.-*-"-Af the tent camp in:the  canon.    Seymour    surprised     Kluger,  sacking  platinum  for    the.   get-away  which Brewster had warned bdm was  imminent.       The   little   man  -was   so  preoccupied  with  his  delightful  task,  and in such fancied security, that the  sergeant l>ad a gun. to'his back before  he looked up  from the "booty,      Two  additional saddle horses were annexed  here,    which    Moira    aud     Seymour  mounted.  . At the "gate" they surprised one of  the  tSvo hired   guards   in  controversy  with O'Malley.     -Anxious    about    Ms  daughter, the old missionary was trying to taik his way into the guleli.   'At  seeing his employers under arrest, the  guard resigned oh the spot and could  not hand  over his rifle soon enough.  On the ride into Gold, the other guard  was encountered,- headed back to ��������� his  "work."      Single-handed,. Shan. O'Ma.1-  ley  made the last necessary capture,  .adding another prospective witness for  the king's case.  "Not until Seymour had gone, through  the formality of borrowing the town  jail from Deputy Hardley, and-the  prisoners were safely immured, with  the ice-_box door really locked, did  Moira seem +o-remember her costume.  A signal sent from her seat in the saddle brought, the sergeant out of the  curious crowd about the log calaboose  "I can't stay to celebrate your victory, Rust-ell," she informed him. "I've  got to get back to my tribe���������my scrubbing brush. I've just realized that I  must look a���������a scandal in this rig.  Even in Gobi, B.C., I have a social  standing to-maintain."  Her threatened departure surprised  hinf, left him suddenly confused.  "Your standing as a heroine in Gold  couldn't, be disturbed by a blast of  dynamite after what you've done today," he assured ber.      "And have you  Mothers Treat Colds  The New"Dii-  _"ttr    . , V ;  Nc- Longer Necessary t������s "Dose:** Children With Internal Medicines lo  '    Break Colda.  Children*-* digestions are easily up-  ���������Jr"5*"Sg set by too much  ������TH:-'dosing." Vicks  VapoRub being externally applied,  does not upset little  stomachs.  At the first sign oi  croup, sore throat,  or any, other cold trouble, apply Vlcfcs  freely. There is nothing to swallow-r  yois just "rub it on."  Ores JTMuAtvu Jars Used YeAsimV  Enthusiastic About Northern B.C.  Dahihtfa, .Sask.  forgotten-���������don't you realize  "It isn't reasonable," he interposed,  raising the lid of the chest that she  might feast her eyes upon its' heaping  gray store. "This frog-gold, as your  father calls it, happens to be platinum  ���������worth six times its weight in gold."  CHAPTER XXVII.  Bright With  Promise  With his astonishing declaration  of  the real richer-t ban-gold wealth of the  Glacier Creek placers, Seymour turn-  ary  father had  not  been .the first to.;  call  this  occasional associate of gold;  .a nuisance and to throw ir, away, not'  knowing what else to do with it.      In I  less than a generation, the gray ix-etal  had  emerged   from the lesser metals,  crept  past  silver and  then  raced  beyond gold into the limelight of popu-  j larity.     Whatever the u'tima^e fate pf  i the  ore  it  was   certain  to   remain   a  treasure-metal   until   long   after   Glacier Creek, had been mined out.  For his own satisfaction, as well as  hers, he outlined the  plot against the  Indians    as    he    snow    saw    it.    Phil  Brewster, he'believed,., had* recognized,  platinum   in   the   frog-gold   which   the,  Siwashes.      were      discarding.      The 1  freighter   had   sent:  back   to   Montreal |  for     Kluger     to ,. direct* the   harvest. |  Mr. J. C. Mitchell, of Dahinda. Saskatchewan, has won the world's prize  Tor  the. best  wheat three'ytime'sjyand  Saskatchewan    has     now     won   'tlie'  .wprid's , prize-- ten   times   in. the   past  thirteen, years. .     Mr.   Mitchell,   who  has won the    first    honors    for.    the  world's  best  wheat  more  times than  anj-.man living, except for Dr.y-Se'ager  Wheeler of Rostliern, who was a close  second to him this yeas:, was born a-na  brought up at "Moss ley, near Manchester, England, and kneSv nothing whatever about  cereal    culture    -when ���������'he  came to Canada twenty years ago, although he liad been successful in the  breeding and exhibiting of dogs, ponies, rabbits and poultry.   "Mr. Mitchell  homesteaded in 1906, .in' the .Da.hin.da  district  which  was    then    fifty-seven  miles from the railway.   ' He soon became intere&ted in improving his s������eed  grain  and  started first with a  selection  of Red.Fife,  but when Marquis  made its spectacular a-ppearauce as the  coming wheat for    Western    Canada,  when  Dr.   Seager  Wheeler   won  first  prize with it at the  New York Land  Show,  Mr.   Mitchell   secured   the   best  sample of Marquis which, he could get  hold  of.       After careful  -.election, he  selected   a   strain   absolutely   true   to  type: with which lie lias since won tlie  following world's prizes.:  ���������.   In 1919  he won the first prize and  world's sweepstakes sit "the    Chicago  Hay and.Grain Show for the-^est lEard  spring wheat; repeated the victory the  following year.      In 1921 he won the  second prize;  was in twelfth place in  1922; won the fifth place in 1923. and  i has  now   won .the   world's  first  prize  j and sweepstakes for the third time,    4  Mr. Mitchell left for the Old Coun-  j*try,_ Sunday, Dec. 7. where he wifll be  t-ie  Peterboro Man Claims y Second  K londyke Wi 11 Be Pi sccvered  A second Kkradyke..'.may be .discovered shortly" in the Cassiar district of  Northern British Columbia, is the  opinion of H. J. D. Neali of Peterboro,  who has been through this territory  and also has made** two trips to the  Klondyke. Mr. .Neai is very enthusiastic about the ne\y; field and expects to make a return trip in the near  future.  A GRAND MEB1QM ' ���������  LITTLE  ONES  what    if: \  means that at last I've got my man?  I've got to go back to Glacier to-night,,  you know. I'd thought of dinner^and  an official escort home."  For a moment'she- considered, then  the eyes which he once had likened as  being "smudged in by a sooty finger,*'  flashed him all the love in their world.  "Sorry I can't wait .in this. rig. Sergeant Scarlet." she leased, "hut there's  nothjng to hinder your coming to the  mission on Glacier as soon as you're  ready." She started her horse, "-nut  be sure," she called back to him, "be  sure not to forget to bring my father-j  with you. He's the only parson in'  these diggirgs."    .. . . \ ������������������-,?     -     . - - -  She had gone before he could thank   engaged   m  emigration -work i oilier;   but all  the platinum -oil Glacier J winter  mouths.      He   was  acconapan-  eouldn't.buy from liim the memory ol ,je<i by Mrg   Mitchell, who has been a  Mrs.   Avila  No^l,   Haunt   Lameque.  N.B., writes:������������������"!    can   highly   recommend   Baby's   Own   Tablets .as   they  have worked wonders in the case of  my baby.     I always-keep them in the  house and  would not feel safe without them."      What    Mrs.   Noel    says  concerning    Baby's    Own   Tablets, -is  just what thousands of other mothers  say and feel.     The Tablets are a mild  but thorough laxative which regulate  the bowels,and stomach, thereby banishing constipation,  colic, indigestion  and   a  host  of the   other  minor  ailments of little ones.     The Tablets are  absolutely guaranteed to be free from  opiates or narcotics or any of the other  dmgs so harmful to the welfare of the  baby.     They cannot possibly do harm  ���������they always do good.-  They are sold  by-medicine dealers or by mail at 25   a���������    ���������     J.*..-    -!������_,_ .^v    >m..m'.It���������- Xxr'l 1-t������i*rae-  aJ>0_a,a    .'Ct, a. .W.A. - --������& ir***     .������.������������-v.  -a-**- ...... ..... _������-.*,  Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.     >:  I-  MRS.   FRANCIS   STONE  those recent crowded_Jiours.  The"crowd remembered that he-was  a member of the Force, even if he liad  Knowing at least something of Kar-7 momentarily forgotten that ^ JlW  mack's plight, Kluger had brought the"! ^.t^^li^^1 !-i^ ��������� ^tull tuLv  Armistice murderer with him as an assistant and had posed him as a''half-  breed as part of the disguise. Whether  or not the la iter- knew Ihal. the father  Your Good Health and Long  Life Depend on Your Kidneys  FOLLOW THIS ADVICE 1  T'TnniTor*l, Ont. ��������� "I t.-iT-r- th<. j-rcatest  tf/f j>U;i.-viin_ iu rcct.iuiJK.udiu>,' It,. 1'it M.:t*,-  Anurio (Itidtiry ) Tabic tn to all Nuifrrer-*  *>f kidney and l*lad������l������-r nilnicitl.i. I'cjiir  year** npo I firnt lr;vm������-������l th-* vahu* of tl*c-  /Viniric Tablet-*. I hiul suff<-r''il fi<:-vpr--ty  ���������with hiicT-.'ichfyt and n>y hladil**-.r whs  a-'iviii** nie. coi);.i.:If.-r.iUli- incoiJVfiiit-nt-.-,  tvlien 1 w:ih advisrrl tr> try l������r. Pirrcc'*"  Kiinrio TtibletH, tihtaintnjj atmov-t im -  iitcdintc* r'-licf. K'littivf!*- Iinvf* ta*-������*������  th*- !\ n ii r i '��������� C ,'ttitf - ltrl*-��������� *t**id ) T.th'.ci'i  ������-,ti mv ndviof find #-v*-rv- fin** <>��������� th'in i'i  ���������'iitliiiniii'ttic in j������Tiii".itiK Atii.ru* i'tji til**  i'--]!--f r.f bncturlKs ;������titl k i-1 tir-y an#l  JilinMcr u't'.'tkruis^,"���������Jlr-i. i-'r;tnci:> Stone,  4*! i Vrt-y Strer-t.  IJ-m't wait for periou-t kitlney mi!nit-nl  to net In. Ilflp your wenk-eumi kldn������*yii  lvirh Dr, l'i������*rr-r'M. Anuria. At all ������trtt������  f-tort", ������>r ������trnd IO������*<*nt"t tn Doctor l'i<**r.������-'H  l.alK.nilory in Urid-fr-burp*. Ont., for trial  ititrliiiio. Writ-*. Dr. Pitrcc, I'r--.".if!rnt "A  tlir- invnlidn Hotel, Duffatlo, N. Y., fof  ������ic������:  Uicdicul -.dvkc.  \Y  of the youth he had caused to be slain  in the Arctic lived   in  the  Immediate"  vicinity   of   the   plulinum   bed  was  a(  question.      At anv rate, t-i^e criminal!  j probably figured l bat he woutd "be saf-  : er in :i sealed Brill sh Columbia canon  I than In the cafes of the city that late-  j ly has become tho    gayest,    in    North  j America.      BrewHter^jiniJoubtedly had  | In ���������.���������-������������������ii riding nuartl outside under cover  j of liis established  freighting busine.s''.  Tho  trio  had  corralled  the Indians  on iheli* own claims in the easiest pos-  I nil-It* way���������by gi'-������ng thorn all the gold  jiiiai   was .Hlulrj-'tl,  while tlicy   look the  ! six-iinie:s rifilii-i' plailnuin,      Tl*t;Jr di.s-  j coveiy thai. Ban. L'aswc*ll luid recognl/.-  i ed their piwcions rnetal hud sealed hi**  (death    wurrant,      II.h "*<'Xt.c:ulion    hiui  liet'ii pi-oiupt, as .she knew.      He could  ; whieh  si'i-iiit.d called  for would not be.  j only  hope  that   lhe ofllcinl   executions  loo long del-rij'ed.  ! A i'i i r ,-'oine pi-rHuas'lon nnd 1ho ve-  ; niinder Ihal Moira 'w.i.s !t pei'.-.lstonl.  ! .vftiin*. vici'.son. he HHi'tehetl the stop-*  1 hy whic-h he had walked ill rough flit!  ! lo-inl*   nivHiiry.        His   eonviclion   that  ��������� Ilait hail robbed ilia- sl;f)*;e, bused on  ; ft-etis.nli ion  of  Ihe  uniform,  had  klven  ��������� '.iini a "Ji'-.i-l .-lari" ajiil )iu-l piovt'tl a,  j la-vec -wiih tlie widow fnswell, she  , bail '.-irtetl hi iu on a, "i-lehor l.luin  1 iroiu" i-t-ni-fli.      Moira litrsell', witli liei'  tlf) aboui , i lie (Yog-in-oHi, had spurretl  him, :<.ij in- .���������.u,-vpet;i(..|i it iuSh- plaUnuni.  'I'll*- sfiiuiw tale thai Die S[.whh|k'S were  t.rei.ilng all the (.o!������l had |jel|'ietl, and  ih-- .*. linking of a j������J:tl Ininn mugget from  it.< or.- .ail; had 4.-*>i*a }> I * -t c/ct hla en-  liKi.ii-inm-tii. A a stir Ujh bJar:i������-lie;ii' -  ':<) Kaftiiftrlf, ivhoHii hrtlr had Hirend  ra-ij- -wen, that wan an even-Hem piece  of flyer*:.* art, but one H<-i������rl������-t Heyjmtur  wotihl be Ion.- for*.IvInk lilnu-ielf for  not liavlnf. jt-io/'nlzitl It mi iiunh iltal  nieiuorable    tilKHt,    u t     tint    Ven������>iinn  "Do you _uppo,'-e rny be In** lh'*r-e hntl  anyllilng to do " bot>m'. Molm.  "U'lis', iuriMI wfarta-li-rJiil Kill i-llve. I  luirlli-itlai'ly tvaiiUnl liiRi't i.iin to *d<>������������"  lhe  hni.Ua   whli ���������"       lie  ltitcrru|ileil  crime, clean-up, few *'��������� of    wkilch    they  would   hear   from   him.       There   was  Deputy Hardley to    be    put    straight  about the 1$. G. X. hold-up;   and  Mra.  Caswell to thank for her "richer than  gold"  help,  and  special constables to  ] be  selected and sworn for service at  ! the  borrowed  jail and  on  the  creek,  Indeed  .here was much for Staff-Sergeant Seymour to do in his  new domain, but when at last he wan free he  saw to if that the. Rev. Slum O'Malley  brushed stirrups with him nil tbe way  to-Clach-r.  The End.  true helpmate with liis work, an<H  ).ects to be in. the .Old Country  greator  part of the -s*. inter.  ex-  Hie  j Premier  Massey Makes  Record For Museum  Will' Be   Preserved   With   Many   Other  Famous Voices  British    Museum    autlio titles  Grsetliifl Two Travellers  In irs-uiiall-town church, lhe clergyman announced his text, "Paul we  know, and Ajipollo-- wo know, but who  nrc; thest.'?" .lust J hen the ushev wns  showing two Hlruugr*!*.- inio a, pew. ho  in an audible w1iI.jhj.m-t h<* wild, *"T\vo  t'onimei't'Ial Iravellorj- I'j'onr IIih hotel."  The  have accepted from the Gramophone  Company the matrix of a record -made  by Mr. W. F, Massey, the New Zealand  premier, before he left for New Zealand. The subject, is an address on  the Britisii Empire, "We have deposited 27 matrices in the museu.ni ar-  chlveB," said Mr. W. Man son, ma-iager  of the company. "Among voice-, preserved "In this way are 1ho.se wt' Iho  King and Queen, Prince of Wales, the  Archbishop of Canterbury, and Lord  l-lnhorl.s.  LITTLE  HELPS  FOR  THIS WEEK  Q aa^���������i^l^a������������Maa.^M  a aaaa.,,a) w ^tf_|  And He said, Come.���������Matt. _i*%. 29.  'Come unto me, ye'weary,  j     ������n&;.I will give you rest." "������  O blessed voice of Jesus,  Which comes to hearts oppressed!  It tells of benediction,  Of pardon, grace -and peace,      *    v  Of joy that hath no ending,  Ol' love which cannot cease.  Christ say3, "Come unto me, ye  weary and heavy-laden, come, and I  will teach you how to live, so that life  shall be no more a failure; I will  guide you to loving fountains. Follow  me, and ye shall find rest for your  souls." And who doubts that promise? Who does not know that misery-o,C "his life is in the disorder and  anarchy of his soul, not in his outward  lot? Who does not know that redemption Vrom human misery must begin in a regeneration "of the soul, in  the awakening of its Irue life, and in  the consecration., of 6od?���������Ephralm  Peabody.  Don't Cough I  ,; Hub the throat and chest with  MlriarcTa/- the great enemy of  colds.  .Tnpnn has a land area nl* 117,000  Hriuaru mil on, or about one iwpnty-  iVmrlh (hat of the 'JniU-d Slates, while  her population Ks r������ftr0Q0,OO(. or on.ti-l.nH'  lhat of tlie republic.  A son horn lo si if,bl3-n*se cou:ply at  WorcoKler, Mass,, was named Walvln  Coolidge.  The  hat is'  shower that  spoils  a rnIn of terror.  the  Easier  pjjglBasffiiga^^  I |V|  MACDONALDS  Gil  ������MM)MNVMMMMmMlMIII*)  /���������������'Q'-Y0URO,t-.h������.<:AKE>,  Pf,OMOTE'M|XII>r/aRMINC  \IKWf.5TFR-N,'C..NADiV  Wm  for .hose Smokers  who like their tobacco  Out Fine or who  roll their own  I MACDONMO'S HtieCut  I mm  1 ft������f#  Tin OUT ______���������______  _?___������_=__  THE    REV033W.    ���������RESTO_~,   B.    C.  BAKE YOUR OWN  Fears Revolt of Red Army  M  ������1 ..fa    ��������� ._  Soviets smcw ~~vt'  ance_ From  French  Government  The immediate  fear  of  the  Soviet  leade.rs.is that the Red amy will .revolt, if-not jSald and    fed.''*    The  thing- they  worry     about    is   , buying-i Worid War.  Romance  Of World  War  Gsr-nan Flier. Marries -Sister Of War-.  ���������   - - ' .time Foe  .Two  air  pilots,  a German  and   an  American,   fought & thrilling  duel  in  last | the air over "Dijon, France, during the  The German was cap-  fooa. for- the 10.000,009 to 20,000,000 in 'tared after "feeing wounded by bullets  j the "Volga  and  Caucasus now  facing I frojtu the American's 'plane.  ��������� famine. .    The-German, Bapa Hans von. Ring-  An attempt to for-ce Great Britain 'hausen,-came,to Omaha"to marry Mrs.  into giving Russia a loan by intensify- Berths M. Wendeft " sister of the  ing the revolutionary propaganda in American, Charles E. Cummings, for-  Ind'a aud Egypt and Mesopotamia  was thwarted by the English elections. The Soviet-relations with Italy  are a farce.    .The on_3*j..other- country  rich enough to give the Soviets credits  is France.  From' the Constantinople area, the  communist Internationale sent Vlad- [.Germany.  imir Kolomitzeff, skittled propaganda  director, and 10G ordinary agitators  to France and_ the French colonies.  The "offensive" against the French  Government is the last card in the  Soviet hands, and If it fails Russia  may fairinto chaos before midwinter.  mer air pilot of the Foreign "Legion.  Mrs; Wendell nursed the Baron  back to health while she was a Red  Cross nurse in the. American prison  camp. .The Baron and his bride  will make their home in Omaha, he  having   disposed    of    his holdings in  Motorists  Should   Be   Efficient  WORLD HAPPENINGS  BRIEFLY TOLD  i  i  Approximately 4,600 candidates -contested for less than 50 seats in the  Reichstag, in the r(ecent election.  '��������� The estate of Sir Alfred A. Smithers.  former chairman of the Grand Trunk  Railway, who died August'22 last, has  been probated at ������40,000. --."  The executive council of the British  Empire Exhibition ���������unanimously approved of the decision to continue the  exhibition in 1925.  k Two-air force "officers were sentenced to death and shot for remaining inactive during the ������omoiunist ojitbreak  at Reval. Es���������_o*aia.  Anton Fiettner, creator Of the sail-  less ''wind-propelled "Rotor" ship, is  being flooded with invitations to visit  neighboring countries and explain his  invention^ ,>.���������   ;-  Creation of a trust fund of approximately 540,000.000 for certain charitable and educational purposes rtas  been announced at Charlotte, N.C., by  James B. Duke, millionaire power magnate."-- :- ���������-������������������ ji y .----���������-���������'��������� ������������������ -,-^:*,/.-'-"-���������-'-.--���������'-";"'--,:  James Bayne, a negro laborer; who  added to his earnings through^his ability as a banjo player, was: injured  when his right hand was qaught in the  door of a Toronto street, car, and a  Jury -awarded, him $6,000 damages.   -  A parchment roU found in excelleiit  condition in an old Tudor house "at  Barnard Castle; Durham, has proved,  on examination by antiquaries, to have  been inscribed in the reign of^Edward  I.    -   ' -    -A .  Lack of-an adequate aircraft industry, is a matter of grave concern to" the  United States Government, in the  judgment of the National Advlsory  Committee for Aeronautics, as presented iu.its annual report to Congress  by President'Coolidge.  Reports from the present ''Franco-  German commercial negotiations portend an attempt to form a vast European steel, trust, including France,  Germany, Great Britain, Belgium,  Luxemburg and possibly Poland and  Czecho Slavla.  MOST OLD FOLKS  REQUIIiE A  HEART AND 2. IRV������ TONIC  After middle age little sickness and  aliments seem harder to shake off than  formerly as the -heart action becomes  Require As Severe a Test As Railroad  -Engineers ���������  7 A locomotive engineer must serve a  long'apprenticeship: before he is entrusted "with the;running of an engine;  and unless liis .eyesight is good enough [  to s^tand severe tests lie cannot* hold a  ���������job as engineer. If. such care is ne'ees-  'sary in ��������� the 7case-of a man- who funs  a locomotive" on. a track, should not  equal care be taken to ensure fitness  in .the case of; a man or woman who  weak   and uncertain   and  the  nerves {undertakes to drive a motor car along  are not as steady as. they were in the 6  younger days  Now is the time when all aged people who wish to maintain their health  and vigor and retain their energy unimpaired should use  x MILBIOEN'S       ,    -  .    _ ��������� ���������"���������   A   ���������--"-���������**- * -**** ftfiif-afl ������_r������t t-_w *   *m  Ml~t-iU   ASiU   f-ffcltVIl   riLL5  Mrs. M. O'ponnor, Whitestone, Ont.,  writes:^���������fT have "been troubled, most  of my life, with, shortness of breath,  palpitation of the heart, and fainting  spells. I was advised, by a friend, to  try Milburn's H. & NT. Pills, which I  did, and at jonce ["found relief, ana I  have never had a really bad spell  since.' I a.-n . SO years of age and I  always keep them in the house, and  feel that with" their help I will see  "many years yet. I always;recommend  them to anyone,Who is suffering from  heart trouble." - *     -7 7  '  For sale at all druggists and dealers.  crowded thoroughfares .where it is  necessary to steer as well as to regulate speed?-���������Hamilton Herald.  Arrival .Of Bachelor Boat  Long  Distance   Radio   Record  S.-jT-ais  From   Sari   Francisco  Station  Heard   15   Degrees From  South  Pole  .   The   Norwegian    ship.    Sir   James  Clark Ross, 15 degrees from the South  Poie, reported by radio and cable that  signals from: KFSi"Federal Telegraph  Company station.'itt    San.    Francisco,  were strongly heard and requested the  station there   to  listen  for a  report  from the ship. "'.'.'.-This."is.' one of the  -world's  greatest  long  distance  radio  records, officials of; the company-stat- j  ed, and strong efforts will be put forth]  to establish direct two-way communication. ���������  Com prised 50 Per Cent, pf Firsfrclass  - Passengers on Empress "of Russia-  ;Bride- slaipstiiave been common oh  both the Atlantic and Pacific, but seldom does a bachelor boat come to port.  This -distinction:.was accorded tlie  Empress of .Russia -when she crossed  the: Pacific this trip, as in her first-  class passenger list morelthan 50 per  cent, of names were those of eligible  bachelors, from a handsome Dutch lad  of IS years who stood 7 feet 3"i inches,  to ardapper little Filipino.  y Sores.y Heal Quibkly;���������-Have you a  persistent sore that "refuses" to heal ?  Then, try In*. Thomas' Eclectric Oil in  the ^dressing. It will stop sloughing/  carry amy the proud flesh, draw out  the pus and prepare a clean way for  the new skin. It is a recognized healer among ��������� oils and numbers of people  can certify, that it headed where prop-  eaiy applied.  In Korea, the sexes aro rigidly separated even within the family circle  Before the Japanese came, and the  new era began, a lady of rank in  Korea was more carefully guarded  than even a Mohammedan woman oE  similar social position.  f M,i���������a-i 11 immmmmm��������� i ���������' i iwhi     Imm  Western Horses Win At Ottawa  For the first time In tho history of  tho Ottawa horse show, and winter  fair, western entrlo3 were received.  "LeBllo and Davidson, of Watrous,  Sank., woii the Booth cup for the b<?st  six-ho ejus team ia tha  show.  The Last Asthma Attack may really  be the last one_if. prompt measures are  taken. "Lr. j. D. Kellogg's Asthma  Remedy will safeguard you. It will  penetrate to the smallest bronchial  passage and bring all-out a healthy condition. It always, relieves and its  continued use often has a permanent  effect.     Why not get this long-famous  Britain Hoping France Wi!! Pay  <_.-������������������ i ��������� ii,iiiia   "  Negotiations  Wifh United  States Has  Aroused Interest in Financial  --  Circles  The report that France has begun  negotiations  for  funding her debt to  the United Slates has aroused considerable  stir in  financial  and  political  quarters in London, ancKis attracting  notice in the press.  Most of the comments thus far re-  j veal an expectation that, if France ar  remedy to-day and commence its use?    _   SSSSJp" Sm������ke or-'v*P������r * is e^lal,y I ranged tbVay" the TJuited States"She  will also arrange to pay Great Britain  SoutE Africa Receives  Wireless  From  Britain  *ryr / - ~"-   gn ���������������������������������������������������������������������4  li������li  a,  "TASTEKraf6Cheese! Shut  * yoiureyesond immediately  you picture green hills, pure  bred cows knee-deep in clover  ot drinkin-r the pure cooB  water from a ouhbling spring.  Kraft Cheese is unique! The  , first kite will captivate your  taste, win your lasting appreciation ol one off the most  nourishing, economical and  delightful foods Nature jparo-'  ,-.'"**������dei'lb^^*isiMit-^;\i-V'',''.'''-'"v"  -������..  TEMPTING   DISHES  ]^iXS^iSi\  ^DODDS'  0.,-   ... t,i ������������������";.,��������� ���������   ���������   .,..,.,. :.���������.-,,-     -     - -    .-..I.-,.-,,  <-g'..'^^***i������.,t'-:-������.-r?%f',B^_--i'''K^--*''  a-'-P"*.   B    -paTa~-.-B.7B     mmmt  h'' 'oii I A  - 'i.^~~^������H������l(~*t^*--~*_.W|>JI* *  ������������������_,���������H~1mm-Wm~m>"-  First   Ever   Sent   and    Has   Created  'Great liratereat-  The successful transmission or thei  first wii*elebs message ever sent from  Great Britain to South Africa, was  accomplished Dec. 3 wheu Sir Edgar  Walton, the South African high commissioner in "London, got Into touch  b3*"w3relesR with Premier Hertzog at  Milnei-top. It has created groat interest throughout the Union.  It Is claimed that with the use of  reflectors tho strength un*iJ.efficiency  of tl.o w'roless slanala could bo increased a hundred fold and tlio automatic reception oE high speed messages bo nseurod.  A safe and sure medicine for a child  , troubled with worms is Mother Graves'  itr^.������*v\   *���������*"���������-*��������� (-*****���������*."��������� I������\������_,#_r������-������  Worm Exterminator.  What i������ believed to be the skeleton  of KJng Richard III. has boen unearthed in Leicestershire and presented to  the museum. The Idng was killed  there in 1485 nt the battle of Bos worth.  Saskatchewan: Its infinite Variety  :'L:.":'kAA,   ~r���������\-;   ;v y.,y .  Handsome   Booklet   Published   Under  Di recti on      of      the      Auth o r"s  AsGocIation ��������� , ���������    '   ......  Something distinctly choice in the  line of books has'been written by the  Saskatchewan Authors' Association.  "Saskatchewan: Her Infinite Variety"  is just off the press and ready to delight all readers* whose interests and  affections are wrapped up in Saskatchewan of the present day. The little volume of nearly 100 pages, with  16 pageis of charming scenes from  within the province of Saskatchewan,  is a work of art.  A dozen or more writers havo ox-  pressed what Saskatchewan means to  each of them, and a good deal of descriptive skill has been brought into  commission. There probably has  never been sixteen more beautiful  scenes from over the province pictured in ono volume than those the fullback of the present little book have  assembled,  "Saskatchewan: Her Infinite Variety", does credit to the club, and ts  just the sort of book one wants to buy  In bunches.  Constantinpole   Invaded   My  Mice  Workings of the Turkish Government are being held up by an ariny*of  mice that is infesting the government  "buildings. Important legislative  measures are being laid aside while  ways and means are devised to get rid  of the rodents. Other parts of Constantinople also are suffering from an  invasion of mice.  -JUI^PI  Antelope Imoreasing  ,, Within the radius of 40 miles ol  Tabor, Alta,, it is estimated that 3,000  nuitelopoa are now collected and they  are reported to be eating tho farmers'  green feed, resorv-ed for their cattle,  Tho. antolo'pe was near extinction at  one ���������uie, but under protective moaa*  ures 8s coming back. Antelopes ara  also to be found Ja ttho Brooks district.  er*=*"  W.    N,    U.    3 555  ���������at  Mexico  claims  ttDio  world's  largest  tree-, a huge  cyi.rissa.ut.Tule, iu the  state of Oaicaca.     This tree moasure-i  .164 foot In cIrcudifference.     Tho Call-  : itornta bis trees icr-i. w lit*.ber, li<aw������v������>r,  | Mlnai-rd'n Liniment 'Uned by Phynlclan*  In Pimples. Gould Not  Sleep. Cuticura Heals,  "My trouble began. vv US. (*Ci*ctua  which broke out In pimples and  spread rapidly. It ���������ffected xny mrnriB  from th* elbo-vs to the tips of my  Angers. I could opt put my hands  In -water, they Itched and. burned so,  and 1 could not do my regular  work. I could not sleep on account  of the* Irritation.  "��������� The doctor -advloed me to use  C-dc-r*. S-aa|������ artiS Olh'tK-isitr1'* and In  two weelca I waa completely healed,  after using one and a lxafii cakes of  Soap and one box or Ointment/'  (Signed*) Mtna Sylvia B, May,  Marahfleld, Vt., June 6,102}.  Cutlcura Soap, Ointment and  Talcum promote and maintain akin  purity, akin comfort and akin health  often when all else faila.  Bi*������^**i*^  Ii" .Sai." 0**������|>.BJ-4, OltafaaitiMi lit" a������nJ Wo. 'tn.li.u_tic,  - 1**9 mtir nmvt SU.vliMr _U������U.  Will AvVait Federal Action  Ask  Your  Dealer  For  The  100%  COAL  No Rock,  Bone, Slate  LOOK   FOR   THIS SIGN  LAKESIDE  COALS, LTD.  1    Head Office. Edmonton  &^u,0TI;E5Sf  V'i/'Ch At ���������:*-..*  \%X���������,,\j,,}mJ.-r\i U. hWj.j~  MONEY ORDERS  Sena a "Dominion Ejcpress >lon*y Order.  Tli������*y are payaW* everywhere.  Alberta    Farm    Loan    Act   is    Stayed  Pending  Move at Ottawa  Tlie   Alberta   Farm   Loan Ac I  will  continue inoperative, pending Abe action ot the Dominion Govenuue-ul  in  regard    to   a   Kenora"    rural    credits I  scheme for tho whole of Canada.   This !  la, i\9 nt*\tecl by Hon. "ft. C5. Hold. ->>ro-  vlneinl treaturei', lu view of the discussion of rural credits s������t the recent  'tax conference In Ottawa.     A federal  not  is lilcf-ly  to be ]nlrr>rtue������*r*   in  ������lu>  Dominion   Paiilument   nt   the   coming  i.C'S-tilon.  INVENTORS SHOULD NOT DELAY  eeUiiic ������ pp.lent jvust laect-ins-- tlieir invention la not. entirely comi>!et<_d. Yout*  tvntftnt altomo-y irtwy stolv������ your proWont,.  Write and j?ubmlt what yon have "for nd-  CrVRON & CAR0N, PATENT ATTORNEYS;  1        OTTAWA,   ONT.  SE^MEmNC  ���������na~aiitTtiei:im_ otrtctome poawTftly. Our I  Mroml mVttwda p������rm-in*������tly retitora 1  _.' iril-P^cl'. Gradual*- puplla a-erjr- I  ifh^tu    frr*ead������lca and literature. 1  TlnJiiS ARWOTT IIWSTITUTC   J  ^l-retlKKltlt.      .CANADA        Jl  I  I'OliCl-Ul.'4/l,;���������WlU-t       ������1(J        Ji'wU        lUlUK  oauaed Ids death? \YIf>.���������Tit! was uu.  abHont-.mIn-led man, perhaps lw forgot to breathe.  He: "Darling, I have a aTUe.-uloci I've  wanted to aslc yon (or wo������kH,"     Slie:  "���������CSo ahead-4rve had an answer ready j  for mnml Iih."'  8ENO   FOR   OUR  FREE  iriSTRUMbNT|  AND  Mlnard'* Linlmenft  Relieves Hcon-a  RADIO  ,. _     m. .. Ww H p p ~ j~tV ~~~ i~*nm utMnttrrr*  I 421     McDt-rnott    Ave..    Winnlpea II  \QtM     \      ,      ,     g r-   - -"��������� ������������������ -"���������"'  am  mmmium  mM  ���������K*������M*a 'SSfSBBBBBBB  ���������?ev--������s^^vsn  L JI!ULJ.���������  TELE CRESTON BEVH5W  nM^TfiM rfvifiu  Issued every Friday ������t Creston. B.C.  Q*--.S^a^w^ta^.f>*^-.s,-   * ' ���������5**- Kfl c- ���������--^e_~. ���������*-.    _s^I**** ar������*������^.  $3.00 to U.S. points.  yp. F. Ha .Be, Editorand! Owner.  CRESTON. B.C..  FRIDAY. FEB. 13  Severn  '.wneenih Anniversary  each from the miner's union, the  board of trade and the retail  merchants association���������are now  eoj-idtsctlng an enquiry to see if  there are undue profits being made  hy the business firms. .  There is  every indication that a  thorough  iiiveistij'S.iiy*!   sti  arvJis  A very modest eeiebration is under way at the Review office today,  this issue being the seventeenth  anniversary of the starting of the  paper, and we would like to utilize  this occasion to express a full ap  preciation of the business courtesies  extended us during the past twelve  months.  During that time our circulation  has been well maintained; we have  had the usual amount of advertising  and, by and large, the patronage in  the commercial printing line has  been quite up to standard.  made and the result of the enquiry  will surely be awaited with great  interest. To cope -with a somewhat  analagous situation.at Trail some  yeara ago the smelter people  opened a big company store bnt,  judging by the array of retail concerns still flourishing in that totoii,  the departure was no cureall, arid  it is Just possibie Fernie will find  that it is not entirely the high cost  of living that is at fault; the cost  of "high" living figures in -the  trouble more than a whole lot off  folks care to admit.  ���������a 1 _ ���������  as to whatT they would be  willing  to pay fop Eig]h&>  No "one waU_ expect to get the  *juice" for what is now paid for  coal oil or gasoline lamp light, and  if the bright white light is to be  available' prospective users must  ���������-ttp*Kst. to pay *������ "proportion to the  and     convenient    service  *  -as 5-* s  it  T  modern  given.  Just, how much more the Revfew  is not even going to hint at, but if  everyone interested is prepared to  Jooson up a little in this connection  light should not be out of - the  question; and by everyone now  deciding Just what expenditure he  would like . to' make to secure  electricity, just that much quicker j  can the matter of electric lighting  be decided should it reach the stage  where the citizens will be asked  what ia-your pleasure, gentlemen.  -���������At the present time it is surely good business to buyyCtmauian  products, therefore buy a.Sprayer made by Canadian .work-  ^���������raen to a Canadian facto.-y. The same high siiialstyjs built into  Massey Harris Sprayers that is put into aii their Implement".  A SPECIAL PRICE, while the supply in Calgary  *t*^SS ffeffc  lasts, Ij type, two guns���������f.o.b. Creston :���������___  <ty9J+J*2**JV  TRUCK $85.0Qextra; .  ���������**     . .\  \  Drainage Never Forgotten  That  we   wilt .continue y to   be  favorea in  the two fforxsa������ir  depart-  _aents we  have   every   confidence,  but we would like   to take advant  age ������_ such an   auspicious occasion  to remind   some   of* the   business  houses of Creston, especially,  that  they are possibly losing some money  in the growing tendenecy to patron  i_e travelling order takers for their  commercial printing without  exercising ordinary business  policy, to  say nothing of a deserved cominun  ity courtesy, of at least getting the  Creston priced  If we are unable to talk as intelH  gently about printing as the aver  age print shop:; solicitor, and if W9  cannot give you equally as good  prices and quality assd better  service, we don't want your business,  but we  surely  would  like to have  sun    nntireitr' i.  _.      ���������   v         ^~,.           ��������� ��������� - ��������� ..       ���������  new plan to accomplish the  reclamation of Kootenay Flats was  advanced from Sonners Ferry, the  project being to utilize the flood  waters of the Kootenay to irrigate what is known   as the Coin hi  the  bis. Basin area  near Spokane,   a  1 B  water being diverted at or near  Liibby, Montana, and by ditches  carried into Bui! River and thence  into Bull Lake, near the Basin areif,  ahd held .in storage. --.-"  New hope in this direction ,. is  revived this week in announcement  from Boise, Idaho, J-.ha.t7 the s^ate  legislature has definitely pr-oTubited  the taking of 'water, frdih.y^eiidvd''  Oreille, Coeur d'Alene or .Flathead  Lakes for irrigation use at the  Columbia, Basin," which   is   in   the  Sealed tenders will be received by  the Mint**tier of Lands at Victoria not  l������ti*r s,h������n noun -on the 23th d-ny ->f  Pehru-irv. 1*325, for the purchase of  License X6934. to cut l,tl02,fXX) feet of  Fir and Yellow Fine, ������n an area situated near "Duck ~ Creek, Kootenay  District. ,  Two <2) years v?sll be allowed for removal of timber.  Furttier particulars of tbe Chief  Forester, Victoria. B C, or Di-strict  Forester, Cmnbrools, B.C.  CHA^. JvlOOR������t O.E.  ErSSS^-SS-: \ ARCHITECT  SURVEYOR  "([Registered]"'  CRESTON,  B.C.  Far  opportunity tbyquo*t������76net_ie needslneighboring state of "Washington  of most of the printing used locally | If the Basin project is to succeed  before it is passed over to an out J water must be bbtaihied elsewhere  sider on his mere say-sovas to the land it is   stow stated   that serious  Pianoforte. Q*gan ana.  Singing Lessons  BaHt������*-t  ARTHUR COLL1S, Creston  P.O. Bar TS  local   printer   not   being   able   to  handle the work.  If there's nc sentiment ih bus-  inesss at least make sure the outsider's price (and other statements)  are right before sending any trade  ont of town. The local printer's  price is just as handy as your  telephone.  Optimism in the Okanagan  In   the   Okanagan,    where   the  season is a couple of weeks  earlier  than   locally, and where   the thermometer     on      December      15-16  dropped from a   ten degrees higher  temperature to   within two degrees  of the lowest registered at Creston  on that occasion, the   extent of the  damage done is   not -looked    upon  pehsimistically by   the Okatiagan's  assistant provincial    horticulturist,  Mr.  Murray, who states,  "I  would  not care to  predict at   the present  time   the   damage    done   by    the  recent   frosts.     Peach    trees   have  been severely injured, although the  early wliiteflesh and hardier varieties    have   likely   escaped   damage.  Apricots and pears have suffered to  a less degree.     Practically no dam  a>-e was, apparently, done to apples.  Some appleH   have suffered hut the  number is   believed to be  compat"  atively few."  consideration is likely tur be given  fche plan of.- using the Kootenay  flood waters for the piurpose.  Word, too, has just come to hand  that the drainage section of the  department of agriculture! at  Washington is fullj* alive to the  proposal of. West Kootenay Power  & Xii^ht, potnpany to establish  storage works that will raise the  level of Kootenay I_ake fifteen feet,  and that any suoh move will be  fought by Washington, as such  storage works would in all likli-  hood threaten the successful reclamation of Kootenay Flats.  ;- mmu m v7  t ANU ACT A?.!ENfi!\! tN ra  ���������j"  Canyon Power Impossible  Investigating Living's Cost  About two monthn ago the coal  miners at Fernie went hack to  work, after a six month's" strike, at  a cut in the old wage scale of at  1-ast 2.*> per cent., and after wetting  ���������fc'i'-ir l.rnt pny nhorji-.^**' ttnd di������-<-**'������v������������r-  itt������ that if the old stftiidards of  living wpro followed it was quite  O it of the question to make seventy-  five cents do what a dollar waa  formerly expected to accompli-*-!', it  was quit-* natural thoy should j pro*,  rlcmtttttl i hat the merchants reduce ��������� supplying r,b������������  prioi-R to meet tho new otato of  affair"!, with the result that, a ������el������-cfc  committee of   three memberft-~-one  .. The one definite statement that  can he made in connection with  elect-ric lighting is that, for the  present at least, the utilizing of  Goab River canyon is entirely out  o*" the question.  The   lowest   estimate   that   haa  heen received is that   hot much less  than ${50,000.00  would be auffieier t  to develop power at that point, aud  when one   takes into consideration  the limited number   of user**   there  will be for light, and tho --till fewer  that will require power,    the   pay  ment of intereet alone   on   such   a  sum would    b������   a   serious   enough  undertaking without   taking   into  account the matter of financing the  running of such a plant.  Too it might ho pointed out that  engineers estimate that 100 horsepower will ho moro than sufficient  tp generate all the electricty Croa  ton will need for ������ome time,  whereas at tho Canyon the initial  outlay would give poBfiibly 1500  lia-i'avfjowa'-r���������1400 nf which would  run to waste and positively no way  of saving the money required to  make it available along with tho  needed 100 h.p.  C    O.    Hodden,    bus    l>eer*    aj>-  cYtiiil   tc.  ruibrnit   a    price   for  weded   light,   and  pi-riding the reetuving of liin proposition ir. would bo well for householders to give  fiomo confederation  PRE-EMPTIONS  Vacant, x unreaerv������<l, -rarveyod  rown' lands may be pre-empted t>y  irftlsh subjects over 18 years of age,  .nd.by aliens on declaring Intention  o become Brltlah subjects, condl-  ional upon residence, occupation,  .nd improvement for asricisltural  .ufposes. x  IF'ull information concerning reiju-  Attons   regarding    pre-empttons    l*"'  driven in Bulletin No. 1, Land Series.  How to Pre-empt S-ariaV copies of  . _lch can be obtained, tree of charge.  ���������y ; addrer-talnsr   the.-1 Department    of  anda, Victoria, B.C.. or to any Qov-  nment Agon-  Records  will   be granted coverins  nly  land suitable   for    agricultural"  j-urposea, and which is not  timber-  <uxd, l.e., carrying) over .B.GOO-boar-S,  feet per acre west of the Coa*it Banjgre  ind 8,000 feet per acre east of that.:  Range.  Applications for pre-emptions are  . ;.>   ba addressed to -the  Laand Com-  nissloner of the Land Recording Dl-  islon, In which the land applied for  a situated, and are made on printed  'orrns,   eoplea  of which cob  be. ob-  alned from the Land CommlBBloner,  Pre-emptions must be occupied for  five years and  Improvements made  wO  value ot $10  per acre,   including  clearing and cultivating at least flv.  acres, before a Crown Grant  can be  ere'lved.  For more detailed Information see  che Bulletin "HO.JI. to Pre-empt  "Land." *  ������������������       PURCHASE a  Applications are received for. purchase of vacant and unreserved  Crown lands, not being timbcrland,  for agricultural,,purposes: m nimu%  prlco of ftr-.t-claaa (arable) land la $E  por acre,.and second-clasa (grazing)  land $8.50 per acre. Further Information regarding purchase or lcas������  of Crown lands Is given- In Bulletin  No. 10, Liand Serleia, "Purchaee and  L.eaoe  of Crown. ���������Lands,'"  Mill, factory,* or Industrial sites on  timber land, not exccedlnir 40 aores,  may be purchased or leased, tho conditions Including 7 payment of  stumpage, <  HOMF-J-ITF.   I.EA8E8  Unvurveyed areas, not exceeding 2(  acres, may be leased as homesitoa,  conditional upon a dwelling- beln*;  erected In tho first year, title bclnc  obtainable after residence and lm  prove������i ent oondltlona are SulCIUot;  and land has been surveyed.  LEAQEQ  .  Por Kras-tog and Industrial pur-  Pfttt^s ttr**.-. not e-e������tt.������������dIner 040 ner<t,  may bo leaned by one person or m  company.  GRAZING  Under tho Gnutlng Aet tho Prov.  tne* Is divided Into grannie districts  and tho range administered under -������  C������r������"-������l'nir *"!->mml������i-i1ri-**���������-���������������.- Annual  grating permits ar<_ Issued based ov  tiutJibuit*. rttirigeii, priurEdy l������o"ii������i' g;lvor.  io fistabllshed ownerw. Btocko-wner-  tt������������v form a-tit*w>r*lat8**ati������ for range  ���������iiMna^omont. Free, or partially rree  turt-mlts are available ror settler*,  .'amp������n   nind   travellers,   up   to   t&n  fieiifgLii  EXTRA!  *������  Vancouver Daily Province  Adds Sunday Edition!  __igli Q-S'S.'de _���������[s.-a_.2i!_@ SeGt-ion���������Ocsior_Q Oosnic  Section���������Numerous Special  Features.-  ALL. OF PROVINCE STANDARD.  DAILY AND 8UNDAY PROVINCE fcy mail  to ^ahy address in British Columbia,    y  Greater . 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McCalfs Mngazisie Saturday Eveaiug Post  Ladies' Home Journal Country Gentleman  MacLean's Magazine Western Home Monthly  McFadden Publications  . We have arriving this week other publications. -  Drop in and see our News Stand.  The "secretary is Charlie Gotterll*-*  treasurer, Clarence Staples,' with .Ben  Crawford as chief ranger. The com*  p say an*~ saaaabers 14 m������mbe*_f*������-  *Rj?���������>esssegeaB ���������  _aek "Penson .left on Monday for at  couple  of^ days   in  Nelson,   arriving  b*Ci  on Wednegjlay.-  Messrs. Middleton and Davis still  continue their services every night ia  the old sehoolhouse. and are very well  pleased witb the congregations that  turnout nightly;.      ��������� t  1 H. A. Bathie7' Jr.!, who has been  employed in - the ..-C.P.R, shops at  Calgary.. Alta.. returned here on Sunday, having been .laid off for a short  time. -.   '   '  Mrs. T. B. Slingsby and son.  Howard, who are staying in Creston,  spent, the weekend at their home bere.  Chas. Handley, who is on the  Monrad Wigen, payroll, moved his  family up to the mill on Saturday,  where he has built a shack.  xoiir  ^2K_S5_  Ambition  whatever it may foe*-w_ll be taois  easily- achieved i������ yom feave created. *? strong aUyliti "lie- shape of a~  Savings Bank balance. *  It gives courage im present diffi-culties  and con������ule_Lce for the futuKs.  -Dalboni   and. daughter,-  rere    weekend   visitors  MAWbUiN rsKU i tii__c  CBESTON  Mrs.  aartrSV   *  friendsln Kitchener."  Bar>  with  YEARLING   STEER    ESTRAY  Came to tbe premises of the uatSer-  signed on or about January'0th one  red and white yearling steer, no brands  visible. Owner can have same on  proving property and paying expenses.  GEO. _.EAL9B_*ATER, Eriekson.  FRUiT ri-ii.SH   FQR  S������.__"  Eight-acre ranch for sale." Has ��������� irrigation, house, barn and good poultry  house. Apply G. ~vV. HARRISON.  Brickeon.  Local and Personal  Aunt Jemima And a trio of other  negro chefs are booked to* turnout the  pancakes at tbe Parish Hall on "Saturday evening* when tbe Presbyterian  Ladies*- Aid are giving a pancake  supper on the cafeteria plan, from 4 to  7 o'clock.   .  paying  i Masi  I .aval  a-Vf-BB  V*.  LOltgS, HO. 21!!!'-  Meets THIRD THt7RSDA_" of  each riionth . at Mercantile  Hall. Visiting brethren cordially invited. -  tERIC OLSON, W.M.  L.ANS REGttSTFTf A&T  (Section 160) *"-  IN 'XrJ_*E MATTER of "Lote6 of S_ot 8973, Group  _. Kootenay District, Map 1098. * *  Proof having been _led*m. my office of tbe  loss ef Cos_fi_-.te cf Title No. 4__l-lto the above  mentioned land la the names of John Moores  and. Matthew Moores, and dated the 11th October. 1916.1 HEREBY GIVE NOTICE of my  intaatios at the oxpiratSon of one calendar  month from the first publication hereof tb Issue  to the said John -_ioorea-.ahd Matthew Moores  pro-Sledonal Certificate of Title in lieu of such  lost Certificate. Any person having-any Information with reference to-such lost Certificate  of Title is requested to communicate with the  undersisned. ������������������*���������  -Dated at the "Land Registry Office, Nelson.  B.C.7 this 29th day of January. 1S25.  Date,-* first publication _*eb������u&sy G, 1325.  WATERNOTICE  Take notico that E. N. Holmes, whose address is Creston, B.O.: will apply for a, Jioenae  "R.W. Bro. Jos. Austin nf Fernie,  district deputy for District No. 8, is  his official visit Lo Creston  sonic I_o3ge on Saturday evening-  February 21st. All members - and  sojourning brethern are" asked to  attend promptly- at 8.  At the February session of Creston  Board of Trade on Tuesday night  President Allan, C. S. Gariand and  IV O. Rodgers were named delegates  to attend the Annual convention of the  Associated Boards of* Trade at Cran-J  brook next month. '1  At the meeting of the Methodist  yo;-?:g people on Thursday niirhfc last  the decision to organize an - Ep worth  League was " confirmed,: and Miss  Edna Holmes- was.- obosen president/  with Violet M������Vrow,--m secracary. The  other officers and department heads,  will be chosen-Iat tne meeting this  week.  Keep the night of Tuesday, - February 24th, open for the annual  concert  nf tbe High School "Literary and ,De  bating Society of which full announce  ment" will- be -made." next   week.* -In'  addition    to    musical    features    the  students are presenting .the   comedy,;  "That    Rascal,    Pat."   - The   general  admission is "id and 25 cento.  ''The Trail Rangers of th'e Methodist  Church have re-elected oflftcei-s for tbe  1925 opeiation*",with Herb Gobbettas  p;*������ sifla-iifc, arid Victor Ma-weon, vscck  president   along   with   Dick Randall.  . Mastei* Dave Taylor had an unfortunate mishap one day this week.  "While walking down bill t������;schoo! one  s*narr.;__ir he slipped > on the ice spraining his anklet "the. injury being so  severe tnat bis father had to take hiur-  honie in a cutter.. He is getting along  nicely now. and will shortly be around  as-well as ever.  -**  The K.K. Glab announce that they  will have their bag conceit in tbe"  s-*h<2plhonse on Saturday night. Fehru*  arv 28th, .at 8 p.m. The admission,  will be 75 cents, to include concert,  dance and supper. Children under Xi  wiii be admitted at 25 cents. Everybody welcome,, and a good programme  guaranteed.  The Co Operative Fruit Growers  Association had their annual meeting  in the old schoolhouse on Saturday  night with the-president, %J. J. Wigen  in the chair. All business affairs were  thoroughly discussed. The directors  electWI-for the -present year are Elias  Uri, John Wigen, Alex. CJauieron, A.  W. Mason and A. Joy.  ^_i  l_s yUaj l_ll  MEAT MERCHANTS  |TBY OTJK  SHAMROCK PORK SAUSAGE  ���������Ar economical dish; -3������*?y to serve.  Shamrock Brana HAM, BACON ana LARD  GLENDALE CREAMERY BUTTER  Government graded, highest quality.  AFRESH and CURED FISH  f tall varieties.  Choicest BEEtm PORK,, MUTTON, VEAL, LAMB  BURNS' IDEAL POULTRY FOOD  increases egg production and produces better poultry.   Buy the bes|U  V6 #%  to take and uao 1000 gallons _ ___    _      out of an unnamed spring, which flows southerly and drains Into tho ground about 60 foet  southerly from tho aprinff. The water wi I be  diverted from the stream at a point about 500  feet north of the south boundary of Block 32 of  Lot 801,and *K)0 feet east of the west boundary  of .Bald bloolE, and will-be used for domestic  Jrarposo upon the land described as tho west  lalfof tho weBt half of Block 21 of Lob 801, G. 1,  K.D. This notico waa posted on tho-gTOund on  the Srd day of January, 1808. A copy of this  notice and an application pursuant thereto and  to the "Water Act, 1014. wlfl bo filed In the office  of the "Water Reooxder at Nelson. "3.C.. .Objections to tho application may bo nled with tho  said Water Recorder, or with tho Comptroller  of Water Righto, Parliament Bulldlnf-8, VIo-  torla, B.O., within thirty "dayi* after the first  appearance of this notloo ln a local newspaper.  , ".  .    *_, Nr HOI1MBJ8, Applicant.  Date of tho first publication of this notico is  January 23, MBS.  -r  Card of Thanks  cai-luads  1 need-several Hundred Doxes sor two eai-iuacis i hatv*-- ^-roixased one of  ray"_^st cu-tomers^ and to be sure of not disappointing him I am offering tbe following SPOT CASH PRICES:  Spitzenherg, $2.00;  Wagener, $1.50;  Northern Spy, $1.50;  Delicious. $2.25  Let us hear from you, no matter libw few you have to sell.  We will take care of delivery if necessary.  Creston Valley Broduce Company  y ALF. NEt.SOI<r, Manager  WATER NQTiGE  DIVERSION AND USB  Take notico that tho porsono mentioned in  the Scliodulo bolow, who propoeo to form tho  Coldstream Water JJaors* Community, whoso  addroan la Canyon  to take and uso 6"'  quantities In the . ._,. ^ .  at Burton Crock, also known an Mill Run and  Floyd Creek, which flows HouttiwOHterty and  (Iraina Into Goat River about two mllest wost  of Goat River bridgoo. Tho water will bo diverted from iho stream at a point about M00 foot  east and 100 foot south ot tho novth>������ant corner  of Dloek 180, *U������t 812, and will bo used for dom-  entlo and Irrigation purposoa upon the lands as  otatcd In th*> M-ihed-mltpt ba-ilraw.  This notloo w������s posted on tho ground on tlio  flth iday of February MI2S. - A copy of thia  notico and nn application pnrauant thereto and  1������ Uio Water Act, UM4. will Jbo lllod In tho  oflloo of tho Water Recorder, Nolson, B.O, Ob-  .ioetlonn to tho application may- be filed with  tho kKUd Watee ft������������oi-der or with tho Comp*  Mr. and Mrp. John Johnson of  Canyon take this means of expressing  their very deep* appreciation- of the  t*ympatbv and many kindnesses shown  them in their rect nt bereavement.  60VERHMENT LIQUOR hCT  "hotice of Application for  Beer License  Notice Ib hereby given  March  thai, on the  22nd day of March next, the undersigned intend** to apply to the Liquor  Control Board for a license in respect'  of premises being part of the otiiltling  I known uh Cosmopolitan Hotel (owned  by me) aitu-ited at Ymir, British Col-  unibiii, upon tho landw described as  Lot Number 2, Block HXi. First Avenue,  Yinir townslte, in..Jibe Province of  British Columbia, for the sale of beer  by tho gluf-H, or by the open bottle for  consumption on the premises. to  Dated thin  11th   day   of   February,  1026.  JOHN BHEAU, Applicant.  t roller of Water Rlffhtw, l-arliamcnt liuMing**,  vlthln thirty days after tho first  nppoaranoo ot this notloo in a looal newspaper.  GOVERNMENT LIQUOR ACT  Victoria, I3.C., with.  Proposed COLDSTRltAM WATKlt U8KRS*  Wy������. A. M. YftifkU. Amnt.  ���������tit pi  aryC, Mm.  scnKDurac  Name of "Description ot       Quantity  Applicant. land. ofWator  B Nmurulor Illaek No. no -SO anro feet  A W������������linj_  IllookwNo.ai6&:2I������-*fli      "  O. A. RobhiHon. ���������*        ItaO, ISflLlO      "  A.'Horttirrcn...... "     WnAc An**..������l     "  c. inppT.        *-    imtx.im.4n    ������������������  M. NeSiion         M      1������������ J������      '*  ..>.... , ... ,, ���������ai* qui  MwHtirtmii Jiu-kMin  **   17������, IH. 178 mi  All tlm above tlloc*k ivmikbcrsi aro n������My>rdlnj*  t������> a. rei*lHtere<t Mindtvlation ot" im.rt of I.ot *u^  tlroup 1, Kootenay l>t������Ui.ct, I'lari Xu, 7000.  Notice of Application  Beer License  for  Notice Is hereby given that on the  20th day of March, 1025, tho nnder-  ttigtit-ii iaiit-rult������' io apply Ut ibe X.'a-juor  Oonti*ol Boaitl for a licenso in respect  of pieiubaeu being part of the building  known hh the Kitchener Hotel, slttiat  ed on I_ots 0 nnd 10, Block 7, Kltch*  euer 1 oivn-nite. Map No. 088, Kootenay  I>tnri I-teglntratlnn District In tho  Province of British Columbia, for the  Ritlt. of beer by tho fflass or by the open  bottle for consumption on the pretn-  laea. ^ ^  u������ni.%;i.   ttiiu   iiiii   dity  tn   "tTirE-i-uniiv,  AD. 1������25.  MKHN ATID .lOIINWON, Applieunt.  ���������v  BEGINNING TO-DAY we will aUow you FIVE  PER GENT. DISCOUNT on all Cash Purchases*  Coming at this time this Discount, comhinedl with  our reasonable prices, should appeal to all buyers  of reliable merchandise.  IiUrl  i iMirrn lc*YJCr?**'-  mm^$00&0$^  OTK  'TOEi;:���������B1_ST03$.    B.   C,  Prospects Are Bright  Safety  At- R&i!  Cr������S5sng*>  A    Good     Rule    For    the    Safety    of  "As the year draws to a close, and-annual statements and reports of ail  kinds ;ue in course of preparation, it is beginning to be understood that conditions throughout Canada have greatly improved during tbe twelve month,:  and-'further that all present Indications point to this general betterment being  maintained and increased during 192*). '��������� -y  Probably tlie most important factor .leading to this, improvement are* tlie  higher prices now prevailing for grain, and which are on a much higher Ijeyel  thiiJi a year ago. While the aggregate yield is considerably smaller thanilast  year, Lhe value of the 1924 crop is estimated to be approximately $100,QOO,QjOO  greater, and the cost of harvesting, threshing and marketing has been lowfer.  Tin. net result is a substantial increase in the amount of money realized by  ih * 'farmers, although, unfortunately, it ia not as evenly distributed through  all districts of the West as might bo desired. ' y  The effect, however, i_* seen in a marked reduction in old outstanding  liabilities. Scores of municipalities are reporting the wiping off of long  overdue tax arrears and the ch-aning up of the municipal balance sheet.  Banks, mortgage and loan companies report the same good news, namely,  the -wiping out of old debts. Sluwly, perhaps, but. surety,-..all this money  finds its way back Into investment and productive channels. Capital is never  allowed to long-remain idle, but is put to work again as quickly as possible,  and all the more rapidly when there is a general renewal- of confidence and  a feeling of hopefulness throughout the country. v v    ���������>  Recent reports of trade activities reveal larger sales in many retail line's,  showing that, in addition to liquidating old indebtedness, f-trmers are-finding  themselves in a position to now make purchases of needed articles but which  they had to struggle along without during^the past few years: As accumulated stocks of goods held by merchants are thus" disposed of, and replenish-?  ment becomes necessary, a xe-*ina in industry "will i&IIo-v? and unemployment  decrease. Such a development is anticipated in all quarters during the coming year.  . Further evidence of the general improvement taking place throughout  Canada is found in the reports of the Department of Trade and Commerce.  These reveal a steady increase in the volume and value of exports of Canadian products over imports from other countries. The adverse balance of  trade of a few years ago has been overcome until now Canada's exports exceed its imports by over 5200,000,000. In other words, Canadians sold over  ������100,000,600 more of products to other countries this year than one year  ago and bought nearly $100,000,000 less.  Slowly but surely conditions are becoming more settled in Europe and  throughout the world, and, as has all along been contended in the articles appearing in this column, it is only through a restoration of the buying power  of foreign countries impoverished by the war, and a consequent- demand for  those products which Canada can supply on a'iarge scale, and for which we  must have foreign export markets, that prosperity can be established in this  Dominion. Canada produces far more than it can itself consume, dnd if  foreign markets are unable to absorb and pay good prices for our surplus  there must inevitably be stagnation-and depression here.  IL is especially gratifying, therefore, to learn that during the year Canada's exports to China virtually doubled; to Germany they nearly double; to  Japan they increased by $9,000,000; while to all parts of the British Empire  they increased by over $32,000,000 and by oyer $7,000,000 to the United States.  On the other hand, Canada bought ������86,000,000 less from the "United States,  thus improving dur trade balance with our neighbors to the south to the extent of ������93,000,000 in one year.  Those most conversant with international trade and commerce, and who  are well informed on the trend of conditions the world over, hold the view >  that this betterment during the latter half of-l&21vJwill continue well into the  new year, and that, as a result, the outlook is most promising for a continuance of good prices, increased industrial and commercial activity, and a consequent lessening of unemployment.  A general agricultural, commercial and industrial betterment is bound  to have a beneficial effect on the building trades, and forecasts appearing in  tr:-d<* journals throughout the country are favorable to a heavier building programme than for some years past. , -  From a purely Canadian standpoint, and. especially from a Western  standpoint, addltonal encouragement is to be found in the fact that in all  quarters it is anticipated that 1925 will prove to be a record year in immigration to this country. And let it be remembered that the most prosperous  era In Canada's history was during those year's when immigration was in full  -tide towards Canada's shores.  Lr-i  Canadians continue to hang on and work unremittingly during the  m-xt few years, as they have done for the past few years in the face of many  difficulties and disco-iragenients, aud they will reap the reward of the better  .inif-s which are undoubtedly ahead.  If.you have made sure there j. ,The 'President declared that_.he wa.13  train approaching from  either * satisfied "that a gradual improvement:  When approaching a grade crossing  bring the automobile tp a stop, then  look in both directions, listening in-  <.^i_lxj.   iu_   _nt-   ������'JU.������H1 OJ. OL1X fcl_J'_J>r������jeniJUj_iL������&  Ira in.  is no train approaching  direction, proceed to cross the track���������  in low or second gear is the best way.  To some people this instruction may  seem. absmrd,.but^it may be said the  9,000 persons.who have lost their lives  at grade crossings "did not stop to ascertain whether-or not a train was approaching before "proceeding to cross  the tracks.^  Annwai Meeting of Bank of Montreal  THE  BUSINESS SITUATION  The I07th annual general meeting of  the shareholders of the Bank of $dbh-  tree-1 was.marked by interesting?^^ ad-  dress^by:siryvrin%ent:^eredith_ ''President, ind Sir Frederick William-������Tay-  ior, General Manager:  \  Nationalized Russia  Country In Deplorable State Under  Bolshevist Rule-  After seven years of nationalization,  Russian ha sa deflcit.of 400,000,000 roubles on a reduced- budget, her school  teachers are dying of hunger, half her  villages are without shops, and her  workmen are reduced to 40 per cent.  of their pre-war numbers. Ail this  we know On the authority of Mr. Hyk-  ofit. "Lenin's successor, who told it to  his Cortfrnunist conference last May.  ���������"London Times. ^  ...     . .   _ . mp*   in the trade situation -is occurring.  Statistical returns support Hhis viewK  and while there is irregularity in the  movement, in the main the trend is  up ward." After pointing out the  gratifying growth ol a favorable balance of trade, the President declared  that he regarded this increase ih Caii^  a da's foreign trade credit as "an augury of a not, distant improvement in  domestic business."      ���������    -      :������������������"' ���������;���������--' -  ���������The PresidenCcbncluded his address  with the following expression of confidence: 7':..-������������������':��������� 77....���������������������������y7y..' ':'.A. >-. 7y;..  ''My last word is a word of confidence and encouragement. Tlie Interests of your Bank are more closely  bound up with those of Canada than  ever before and unless Canada prospers, the Bank cannot expect the prosperity It should enjoy. I believe Canada will prosper. It offers inducements to immigrants vastly superior  to those .of other countries which are  at present endeavoring to attract clti-  zeas/ It stands third amongst'the  eoiiiiiries of ihe world in natural resources."'        "���������  xj- ������������������������������������������������������ .-���������������������������  "Yet cardinal virtues must be practised and I would again stress the ne-  ce ssity for hard work and economy, so  often preached and seldom put-into  practice, andthe need for immigration.  Gtve'n these three things*, I look for  ward with  the utmost   confidence  to  Canada's future/' ..,7  Much to be Thankful .For- ��������� #7*-7y  '���������.7Bi������>-"*j"^  .General.Manager, in _is%ddress w*the  shareholders, said in part:  "First and -foremost I would say that  theretinust :be: an end tp' the present  apathy about public affairs. In my  opinion^ thc^e: v?ho "^j. ill not go to the  trouble to register their vote in municipal, provincial, and federal affairs  should; be penalized t in some form for  theirindifference.  "We all know that apart froin the  -cost and-effects of the war Canada's  troubles are the accumulated result of  what may hetermed.in mild and. temperate language imprudence in affairs.  "Good government is a hard problem in "any country. No government  can move faster iii.these matters, than .  public opinion 'will permit, and "upon  the'people lies the responsibility of  voting for economy.  "We, In Canada, have much to bo  thankful for. If this 'were a poor country our case would be a bad one, but  we have riches in . our . forests, our  fields, our fisheries, and in our minerals, also in our mighty water powers,  and In the industry and ambition of  our people.  "If Canada were a private business  enterprise, the situation would present  no great difficulty^ for we aire solvent,  with wealth vastly in excess of our  liabilities; and a way would be found  by following the obvious course of cutting down our overhead"- and, like a  sane, capable, and industrious people,  putting our house in order."  COLOR it NEW WITH  "DIAMOND DYES"  Beaut iful home  dyeing and tinting is  guaranteed with Diamond Dyes. Just  dip in cold water to  tint soft, delicate  shades, or boil to  Hdye rich, permanent  colors. Each. 15-  ceht package contains directions so  simple any- woman  can dye pr tint lingerie, silks, ribbons, skirts, waists, dresses, coats,  stockings, sweaters, draperies, - coverings, hangings, everything new.  Buy "Diamond Dyes"���������no other kind  ���������and tell your druggist whether the  material you wish to color is wool or  silk, or whether it is linen, cotton, or  mixed goods.  Success  With Alfalfa  By   Jas.    D. -McGregor,   Glencarnock  Stock  Farms,  Brandon,   Manitoba  Part_2���������Continued  - "When seed ing alfalfa u se only Grimm  and Baltic seed.      This seed can be  procured  In  Western     Canada,     and  while more expensive than the other  varieties, is the cheapest in the end.  We have tried the other varieties and  always found that  they winter-killed  after the first or second year.  Be sure to inoculate the seed. This  is important. Alfalfa culture for in-  oculation can be procured, from the  Manitoba Agricultural College (Bacteriology Department) at* a very small  cost and  is absolutely necessary  for.The Sad Conditio������i of a Brandon Lady  Telephone calls are numbered as  they reach the exchanges in France.  If a subscriber-loses his temper and  rattles the receiver-hook, his turn -is  placed at the end of the list.  Crossword Puzzle By Radio  Sent By Daily News From London to  New York  Just to further distract the puzzle-  wracked brains of the American public, the "London Daily News has sent  hy photo-radiogram a crossword puzzle direct from London to New York.  The diagram only was transmitted  by photo-radiogram, while the numbers and synonyms came by regular  radiogram. The solution of the British baffler was transmitted later.  a good stand.   Do not attempt to grow  alfalfa either on slough or land where  ���������How Relief Came  "I owe my present good health to  Dr. Williams'Pink Pills."   says   Mrs.  water, frequently lies for considerable Annie Trehernej Brandon, Man., who  Coolidge Sticks^to Former Policy  No  No  Membership   !n   League   and  Cancellation of Debts  T'r^sidtr-r--.   Coolidge.   in   his   annual  m������"-.'r'f"f.e to Congrea*-. advised United  "S i._i.i ���������-.-���������:*. -id her en e^ to th-*- world court of  in t-r national jus* in*?; d-c-clareil the  l"Tiit"-r_ States wa.** nor dispos'-d to join  1?t.- r.>"*ac-u-:* of Nations, and repeated  hi7 di'f.'-ra'km th.it 'lu:- "CnLu-d Slat'*.s  w'tH oppo-f-d to any cancellation ol'  deh;> due by foreign govern merits.  F;.'-i"Cf-(-T5 500 and T.OOt'l H-p'-rF are be-  liffftj   so   be   at   Jarg:*   iu   the   t'nUed  St;ir..-~.  Seeds Sprout After 100 Years  **       * ���������   ��������� "  Michigan   Agricultural   College   Hopes  to Mature  Water Lily  Plan_3  Two    century-old'   water lily seeds  have sprouted at Michigan Agricultural College, to establish a world's  record for the length of time that  seeds of tills class have lain and still  possess life, Dr. E. A. Bessel, head of  the M. A. C. botany department, said.  The seeds were obtained from a Man-  churlan peat bed. It is hoped, to place  t.h*> mature plants of the water Illy  in the famous botanical gardens of the  college.  An excellent protection against  worms can he got in Miller's Worm  Powders., They render the stomach  and intestines untenable to them. They  heal the .surfaces that have become  inflamed by the attacks of the parasites and serve to restore the strength  of the child that has heen undermined  by the draughts that the worms have  made upon it, and that their operation  is altogether health-giving.  Egypt's* largest pyramid, that of  Cheops oC the Zlezh group, contains  89,000,000 cubic "feet of masonry, and  the total weight of the stones has been  estimated at more than 6,000,000 tons.  time as it will partially, if not wholly,  be killed out after the water disappears.  Alfalfa will grow well on sands,  loams or clay.  It is more a question of cultivation  tahn soil, as land must be thoroughly  worked up, giving it a final weed-killing, harrowing right before seeding.  Generalise, wheat land will make excellent alfalfa soil, unless it happens  to be underlaid with hard pan.  Summerfallow is the ideal land, or  land on which cultivated, plowed or  hoed crops have been grown.  Alfalfa may be seeded as early as  the small grains with very little danger oC damage or frost.'  Early spring seeding has the advantage of getting such a-start as to  better hold its own against weeds,  and Is certain to become well established before win ter.  There is no fixed time at which it  may be said alfalfa should be seeded, but it is probable that better re-  For Sprains and  Bruises.-���������There ia  sulta win be obtained by seeding early,  nothing better for   sprains   and   con-  before weeds have, started, or by glv   f       .Al        -r-_._ rt-11_    ..... ft     W-aa   _. ������������������    .     _   1 4,    .       ,_-_  mtm f\' .-���������- _ _.. ..  tells of her new found health as* follows:���������"Some yeps ago I had an attack of pneumonia and It left me in a  terribly weakene 11 and run-down state.  I was unable to walk for a long time  as I had practically lost the use of my  legs, and had to, be carried upstairs,  for I had not the strength to go myself.      I became despondent over my  condition for I had tried many remedies, which failed to help me.     "While  In   this   wretched   condition   a   lady  friend urged me to give Dr. Williams'  Pink  Pills a  trial and I procured a  supply.      After taking the pills for a  while I could see that I was growing  stronger, and I gladly continued their  'use until IJiad fully regained iny old-  time health and strength.      Now if I  feel at all run-down at any time, I at  once take  Dr.  Williams'  Pink  Pills,  and they never fail me.     I /can therefore    warmly    recommend    them    to  others who may be run-down."  There is no better tonic than Dr.  Williams' Pink PIHa to improve the  blood and bring back strength after  acute diseases such aa fevers, pneumonia, influenza, etc. Given a fair  trial they will not disappoint you.  You can get the pills from your druggist, or they will be seat by mail at  50 cenlEr-a box by Th<* Dr. Williams*  Medicine  Co.,  Brockville,  Ont. \  tusions than Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil.  It will reduce the swelling^that follows a sprain, will cool the inflamed  flesh and draw the pain. It will  take the nche out ot a bruise by  counteracting the In fl animation. A  trial will convince any who doubt its  "power.  C ;.i-.>to r \it   i s  c.y^c -..������1. _,   ^  jj;- red  l:< > r e.1 i t.: v t*  I n fVn t ���������> _ 1.  rurm*"   -in������T  Cluklrea  nil   ag<*s  of  Constipation,   Flatulency,   Wind  Colic    -rod    Diarrhea;    allaying  Feverish ness arising ���������therefxt.rn, and, by refill aim-; the Sloin.ich  ami Bowels, aids the assimilation of Food; giving natural sleep.  T*-* ;i-'o.<l imitations.'al-avay.1 "<"'k for tlif .tfati-it'ire of Z^L^wMeJc/iiA*^  ��������� V.lv-<������ln-rlv--   . i(_tr-i'jfM*- -._____. lik'i^iiL"-     3-*'I..������/-ic���������*.������.-���������   c''C; j'iv"tf'-9 rcco::i:nc,J"a jt.  Japan  Unduly Agitated  Visit of U.S. Fleet to Australia No  Cause for Alarm  Commenting on the agitation in  Toltio over the visit of the United  Statos battle licet to Australia, the  Melbourne Argus says Japan hos no-  move ground for objection than the  United Statcti would have In tho case-  (or a Jh pa norm fleet going to Mol-  bouriH.  The United Slates visit will be ro-  giu'deil by pnoidt- of iivorngo-Tierceptlon  rrithoi" nn ������ C'linriiiit^o ol' peaco than a  numii(*o of war, lint paper adds and the'  II������.'���������,��������� t S-- Kin'- of 11 cordial welcome.  Sciontitato Going Around World  A Ht'itgitlcig vi-hho!, nqulppcd with  Hcloniillc Jni-li'unit'tn.n and parapher-  nnlla. In to hit bull! for tho German  Honlfly for "Th* Knowlt'diTn'of Foreign  Oounlrli'i'. <i������-i'in;in Hi'tonllHl.-' and  HoholnrH will u,..l<<' (ho ship their  ho������u������',   lravel  juouinl   Ihe   world,-and  *H-|   i IH   III     I .'.-.a*!!, (   I I     Vv������M*������..  '  r>*i.nard's  Liniincnt for ColcU  Ing thb land one or more cultivations'  before seeding, ������  It Is not advisable to seed the alfalfa unless tho soil contains sufficient  moisture to insure prompt germination. The seed 3s much better ptt  in tho sack than in dry soil.  Alfalfa can either be sown alone or  with a nurso crop. Any oC the small  grains may bo used (satisfactory as a  nurso crop, but Marquis wheat luis  given us tho boat results as it grows  less foliage and is loss likely to lodge  than any of tho othor grains. Being  early, it gives the alfalfa a long-M*  tlmo to grow before frost after tlio  wheal is - harvested. One-fourth to  oho-half Iobh s-eed should bo sown aa  a nurso crop. We have had tho best  results, however, hy preparing tha  land carefully, manuring and sowing  the alfalfa alone.  (To bo continued)  Santa Cruz Island, one of the Santa  Barbara channel group, is denied tho  possesion of a school district, because  there are no children on the island,  which supports Immense flocks of  sheep and goats.  Many    people   nvo almost crippled  ^wlth corns.      But it Is needless suf-  Terlna" which  can  be  speedily  ended  with Holloway'a Corn Hemover.  Arabian women go to.war with their  men, but they.do not fight and aro not  permitted to sharo in tho plunder.  Neither may thoy he slain except hy  accident.  Profit on   Manitoba Telephones  For the Xlacal year ended November  U0 tl.o Manitoba toiotilioru*; .sy.*_to\m  show:* a net profit oC approximately  $50,000. In :l$21 thia public utility  showed a doilclt of $88-I,K0G.  OfiflE  Keeps BYES  Clear, Bright and'Bcautiful  WtlMMuTlneCo..Clilc������B'������,forEy*C������te'Doot-  WLWmmmmWLWmWsWmWm%%Wm  Tho Mliui������, nn ngrloultural lrlb<r-  llvlugou the tipper Nile, are the most  musical 01' awvugo rucoa.  YOU'VE  TAMED  THB   RBHT.  NOW   BUY  TMC  BCtST  K������i������p avi'naru'i. Lirvimto'i., ������ti ilia   Hoi.iu<_  "Wr'N." tr;  t������y  ^������m  wmmw5~nmR-soms  There r������ a *ift>n*ar tiwi-ciniia wtiwcainiio,,cam.  In ev������ry town In W������������t������rn Canada.   Ltietfti  for him. ./*-/  //,VC?  THE   REVIEW,   CRESTON,   B.   O.  ft*  Tons Of Potential Fertiliser  Cjwq  io  vVsiste JLn. Sts1  Annually Burned B  ���������_r_i**__-  Stack  43  jne^  'jr. t-  -In - huge mounds of- straw, dotting  the stubble on-eitfeer side.of the railroad tracks for hundreds of miles, are  tons of potential fertilizer. The big  stacks, which in the ordinary course  of events will be shortly burned as  the easiest means of disposal? served  as an object lesson for many members  of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, who recently  passed through the prairie' belt.  Great Britain has been operating for  three years a successful process for���������  making available the nutriment in  wheat straw,. and more farmers each  year are capturing the, humus stolen  fronr the soil by the worthless straw,  and are utilizing it for the production  "of more kernels of wheat. Why should  the process not* be introduced in  Western Canada? T["lios^.,,>yho.,,;.ai;e.'  familiar with it can ysee no possible  obiec*-*on ':-:;*-~-~ -  The English technic was an off-  slioot of i-esearch of 15 years duration";  on soil micro-organisms at thfey'Har-  penden, Hertfordshire;*:Eng., and was  carried out under the guidance of Sir  John Russell, the director, ������ who has  completed a tour of the western, prov���������-  inces  with   the   British  association."  In discussing the straw problem, Sir  John made the following observation:  "'The problem in the utilization, of the  straw is to decompose it so that the  humus of the soil is freedV'again,' The  method which we were able to develop  was a consequence of an investigation  Western Editors  ly to make the mixture with newsprint practicable, he said. "Perhaps  straw could be briquet.ed and^used  for fuel," he further suggested.  Need  To   Learn   Thrift  Generally Speaking Canadians "Do Not  Know Meaning of Wore*" <  Most Canadians need 'to- learn thrift.  As a rule they do not know the meaning of the word. The Germans, the'  Belgians, the Danes, the French, including the French-Canadians, the  Swedes, the Norwegians and the  Scotch know welj ; :.the" meaning ot  thrift, and exercise it to their comfort and for national prosperity.  Where    there    is    thrift there is a  minimum    of   poverty.      Thrift keeps  vpeophi q-it of:debt_yy It teaches people  how to. make the most of everything  ������**������������   I.L.   tar������*^_uv;a   lixcm   uui   XO   *>lgy    WllST  they cannot pay for. . In Canadaythere  ai-e tens of'thousands of 'people: in  debt for luxuries. An insane ambition to rival other people results in  misery. .Debt for luxuries has only  one end-TT-dis com forty worry and general unhappiness.���������Montreal Star.  Issues \^arning I o Farmers And  Others Against Risking Savings  In Securities Of Douttful Value  1*T"' 'S31 1*-**   "  t> ifis x 6<~������������������  Jt TiZ&  Canadian Butter Industry  of the. changes which take place in  the decomposition of .straw in the.  farmyard manure heap. As nearly  as we; can tell by chemical analysis,  the artificial process ^duplicates the  natural decay of the manure Pile, and  the product cannot be distinguished  frtyii the original humus of the soil."  Farhiers have known for sonie time  that raw straw is worse'-'than useless  as a fertilizer. Sir John pointed out.  The Rothamsted workers placed this  observation on a quantitative basis.  however, and they found that crops  were actually dimiM^hgd.: when untreated straw was ploughed into the  ground.. "This is because the soil  organisms decompose the straw, but  in order to accomplish the breakdown,-  they absorb plant food, thereby robbing the grain, of some of its nourish-,  meutl" the scientist explained. "The  bacteria absorb nitrates in particular.  Appreciation of -this., fact suggested a  solution of the ^ifllcujty. 7 The  microbes aro fed their, nitrogen separately, they break up the straw. Treeing the original humus, and this can  then be put back into the ground."  The procedure adopted consists in  building stacks by mixing with each  ton of straw a few pounds of sulphate  of ammonia, relatively Inexpensive,  and calcium carbonate, cheaply secured as pondered limestone, marble or  cfialk. The ammonia supplies the  nitrogen factor, and the carbonate  prevents the mixture becoming so acid  that the bacteria will not work.  ''In from two tb three weeks, with  the English climate, we find that the  straw  has   returned   to   humus,"   Sir  John    stated.        "No    inoculation    is  accessary.      There are enough germs  .In tho dirt mixed with the straw to  -, start the process off.     When tlie resultant mixture was  tested  by using  It  to   fertilize  a  field  of  potatoes,   a  crop  was   obtained    practically    the  equivalent of the yield with barnyard  manure as tho added food.      Similar  reaults are obtained in using the pro-  'dttct  to  replenish  the  humus  of  the  Boll  In  between  successive  crops  of  , wheat.  "Burning Is a wasteful way of disposing of straw," Sir John continued.  "Other Dominions are  Inquiring  into  .the process and I eon see no reason.,  why It should not    ho  'tested    here.  Sufficient 1Im<* elapses    between    Iho  dispatch of tlio harvest and ihe coming   of   cold   weather   unfavorable   to  '.,'tho growth*, of the organinms, to pcr-  pilt tho I'ermnntatlon of the straw."  Burning of atraw" stacks- is tllatlnct-  1 ly harmful to" the soil In view of the  '''net. that-ltd ef,! rovH lhe humus in the  iiurroundlnp- soil,  It waa pointed out  >y Dr. H. 12. Ilowe, Washington. D.G.,  -hemlst, who performed some of the  SrHl experiments on the use, of atraw  W paper manufacture.      A Held  ex-  Rt������ for'wheat, draw In the paper In-  liiHtry, In Dr. MoweVi 'opinion.      The  aiattrhil ban been   atutftod   RUflldent-  Dai ry Products Have Good Reputation  7    y.  and Market Is Expanding .7  The market ��������� expansion In the Canadian butter industry is remarkable.  In 1915 the total amount of butter exported; by the: Dominion amounted to  2^724,013 pounds; worth $639,665; the  export for 1923 was 21,994,578 pounds,  valued at $8,243,138. An indication  of n������xt year's, increase may be gathered; xivom ; -the yfigures: for "August,  13i24,. which showed an export valued  at $893,839, as against that of August,  1923, which was valued at $362,35,6.  These^are figures that will bring with  them a feeling of satisfaction and of  pride.      Canadian    butter   and    other  Granville H. Pickup, Editor and  Manager of The Ganwood Times, Can-  wood, Sask.  Canada y Has Best  " ^ ^y    Fisheries  in  World  Fifty Per Cent, of Freshwater Fishing  x^A'^x'     "Belongs to  Dominion  77"3"igures'' show that the Canadian  people are not a nation of heavy fish  eaters/' said;_������. Gardiner, addressing  the Regina Rotary Club on national  fishyweek. f^The Canadian fishing industry is one of the biggest in the.  world, and the average value of the  catch is $35_000,000. The Canadian  fisheries areythe best in the world ana  Over 50 per, cent, of the freshwater  fishing territory iti the .world belongs  to the Dominion."  Mr. Gardiner stated that the "north-  erii^waters produced the best kinds of  fish, as they;.were more active. The  Canadian    riih ���������'-" were    practically    all  . caught within ten miles of shore and  at less expense than on the shoals  further removed, from land.  During the "Victory Loan  campaign  had never previously purchased securities of any kind were induced to  1 invest their savings in Victory Bonds.  Behind the Victory Bonds, the entire  wealth of Canada stood, and the bonds  were absolutely guaranteed.  It is an unfortunate condition that  there are always in Canada, as in almost every country, many high prest  sure salesmen of what are doubtful  securities^ s_nd which are represented  as earning large interest returns. Such  salesmen are constantly 'descending upon farmers and others  in an eflor* to unload their doubtful  stocks and bonds.  A Canadian financial paper has issued a warning to investors" against  parting with their money. It says:  "Don't listen to the table of;sure pro-  fits'land the sneer at the surer ways  of amassing a competence. They are  after your mGney for what is in it ,**' j.*  them, and it would be better for you  to follow your own judgment than ��������� to  listen to them. Fortify your judgment  by consulting reputable bond houses,  or your banker/' ���������"  : Monseigneur Choquette, - one. of  f Quebec's outstanding church dignitaries, after seeing the distress that has  been, caused to many farmers and  Others through the loss of their life  savings, has this fo say'.'of such stock  selling: _ "Few days pass when farmers, young and: old, are not asked to  City Is Receiving Supply Through 221   take    part    in    financial concerns, in  VISCOUNT  CECIL  ,who is the winner of the first award  made under the Woodrow Wilson  foundation ' of* $25,000 n.for the advancement. - of. peace. ..  Calgary's Natural Gas Supply  Miles of  Pipe   Line  I  speculations   V which     dangle     untold  Manufacture/ Of Caviar  New  I ndustry  May Be  Established  ""��������� In B.C.  British Columbia may  have a new  ,  - _-.__��������� j        ���������_._,���������    i industry next year winch will assist  dairy tirodr.cts have a good refutation. I ..      _  .    ���������        ;,      " ���������- -  tne asn canning concerns to some ex-  They do things in a large way on j r|C__es before their longing eyes. The  the prairiefe, says the Natural Re-1 agentsy ai e . clever and persevering.  sources Intelligence Service of the De- ! They have a thousand strings to their  partment of the Interior. Calgary lias {.bow. Town lots, 'mining claims, na-  just  completed an addition to its na->tural gas and oil wells, patents, are all  tural gas supply from the Foremost  gas field. To make this: gas ax-ail-  able required a trench 32 miles in  length. Into this trench a ten-inch  pipe    Was    laid.       There  means of enticement, all the more alluring" since   the  risk  -which   accompanies   them,  is hidden more or less  i honestly -under the name of some mas-  and one that can be well maintained in  a country as eminently adapted to agricultural development as is the Dominion.' ��������� ���������''��������� ������������������"'-.  Canada's -Wlieat  Production  Has Increased Production By 106 Per  Cent, l/i Past Decade  Canada supplied ,46������*.per.cent. of.the  world's increase in wheait productipn;-  that took place between tlie years 1913  and 19.1*3, inclusive. This figure is ex-.  clu"3ive of Russia. In 1913 the world's  wheat production was 3,619,000,000  bushels and in 1923 it was 3,692,000,-  000 bushels. In 1913, Canada produced 231,700,000 bushels of wheat and in  1923 about 475.000^000 bushels. While  the whole world increased its wheat  production by 14 per cent., Canada Increased hers by 106 per cent.  teht. This will be the manufacture  bf caviar. * Russians, who-recently arrived :in Canada, -were astounded to  learn that the canned salmon industry  of British Columbia had no returns  from by-products. They are endeavoring to interest a number of canneries in Britisii Columbia In financing a  caviar manufacturing plant that may  find work for expert Russian caviar  handlers as well as benefit the canned  salmon industry of the province.  Vancouver Grain Port  ���������   Tree .Planting In West  Since 1905 Total of 150,000,000 Has  Distributed Free  Trees at the rate of 20,000 a day  have been planted by farmers of Western Canada in.the last 20 years, according ;,to a-report of the department  4)f agriculture.  A total of.150,000,000 voung trees,  the report, shows, have bee"n distributed free to farmers in that section sincti  1905. Early maturing* varieties suited to climatic conditions were supplied. ��������� -*������������������.'?"  .-.,    "' -,.'  The government's tree planting campaign was  planned  to  transform the  Was laid. There are" " 8,500 jter of finance, or by an advertisement  lengths of the pipe, each 20 feet long.' cleverly inserted in a conspicuous  The  pipe   "---"'-���������---"  -^ "-"-"���������-a    ^s.- !   . .   _      '���������"> ���������  was "aaa'de ' at..-Welland, 'On-1 place la "a-newspaper-of wide circula-  Cal:, tion  tario,. and weighed 2,500 tons,  gary is now receiving its1 natural~gas  supply through 221 miles of pipe line.  The.. four fgasywells .at Foremost can  supply 49 million cubic^;feet* per day,  more   than   double ������������������'Calgary's   present  . 1J is a -veritable plague, a  scourge.-; One niust liv*e in the country tovhear the wails of the .victims,  to grasp���������the;-'y-,wfcraoi;e..'situation,'../��������� I do  not:'think I exaggerate when I declare  that in the country where I live," $100,-  coitsumption.      Canadians not;*so for- j**ooo and idpre has been thrown away',  tunately situated with regard to a fuel   by^our farmers.   ', Some of these, seiz-  supply can hardly appx*eciat^ the advantages of having a gas supply for  both cooking and heating purposes.  Anxious To Hear About Canada  Over Five Million Bushels Shipped In  '    Four Months *  Grain shipments from Vancouver  during the crop year commencing August 1st, 1924, to October 31st, amounted to 5,301,776 bushels, as compared {landscape of the prahie provinces,  with 2,616,753 during iho corresponding period a year ago. Of the quantity shipped during August to October,  1924, 4,I4S,911 bushels were dispatched to the United Kingdom and continent, 471,122 to the Orient, 153,583 to  Sbuth America and 228,160 to Now  Zealand.  Indifftrent Three Million  Of 4,500,000 veterans of the world  war who are entitled to a cash or Insurance bonus und-jr the law enacted  several months ago, only 1,500,000  havo made application to Washington..  The niuchlnery exi-sti. to hamllo 30,-  .000, npLilIcatlonH a day.���������Buffalo Ex  proas.  A Mountain Of Grain  W.    N.    U.    1055  Freight Rateo Forbid  Just when wo thought wo hud a  sugar Industry located In the southern  parL of the province, with unlimited  possibilities, now \\x* fJiad thul the  freight rates interfere, and tlio end  will llltely come before tho beginning.  So there you are.���������Calgary Albert..n.  Her Furtive Look  Salesman: I'm suspicious of that  woman; she seenis furtive,  Floorwalker: Well, keep your eye on  tins fura.  Grain  Marketed  Over C.p.R.  Reaches  Huge Proportions  A mountain oC grain, towering 4,719  1'eot into the aliy and spread over a  base of "two, acres in area would be  the tremendous pile resulting from the  dumping in one''plajM. of all the grain  marketed In Canadian Pacific Rrfilway  .districts, IT such dumping could lake  place. By provinces, autumn market*  lug .was: Manitoba, 32v454,541 bushels;  Saskatchewan, 45,180,177 bushels- and  Alberta, 31,7:16,748 bushels,    ,  ed bya ".'fatal frenzy, have not" hesitated to sell their beautiful' farms, the  heritage, received from their forefathers, id. order to barter the value  for a scrap of paper which guaranteed  them the ownership neither of an inch  of land nor an ounce of silver."  A contented rural populace is one of  Canada's most valuable resources,  says the natural resources intelligence  Some of the Difficulties of Emigration  Propaganda in the Hebrides  VThe  difficulties attending Canadian  emigration propaganda in the Hebrides  is    illustrated i, by a recent incident.  "Owing- to  heavy   seas   the   Canadian  emigration   agent   had   difficulty    In i  crossing from the mainland to South j  Uist. the crossing being hazardous as  well  as  difficult, and by the time he i ,     _ . .     ,  crossed   there   was  little  opportunity   ^* ..t^'^!!^tt_Bl^?!!^  for giving notice of the meeting he  wished to hold.  Thereupon, children were asked to  give notice and they did so In the  surrounding hamlets with such good  effect that4n a few hours .the meeting  was heft} with 50.adults present. Many  poC these had walked five miles to be  present to hear of ,the advantages  Canada offeied to the "Hebrldeuns as  settlers ih the Dominion.  What Honesty Is  A man who is known, Khali wo say,  as being slightly on tho wurui aide In  monetary mutter*., was united by his  small son, "What is honesty, -papa?"  ���������'Well,'" iinaweied the parent, "nupr  posing I sent you to tho bunk to uaah  a cheek for ������50 ami tlie cashier handed over _360 by ml stake. if I gave  my partner -CfiO, that If. hqiieHty/'���������  Exchange.  terior.       These   warnings   issued   by  those who are in a position to know,  should be taken keenly to heart by  those who have had their Victory-  Bonds   redeemed  and  by   others  who  Consult your banker before signing any  a-greemenu to purchase shares. lt  is beitt'i- to be sure than sorry.  Alberta Agricultural Schools  Farming  Prospers  Better  Improvement*!--! Agriculture Noted in  U.S. Dept. Report  Still further improvement in agriculture for next year, with an increase  in gross income for farmers of $500,-  000,000 ovor lust year, Is predicted in  tb-. annual rp*mrt: of the TJ.F*.. d*"partment ol* agriculture, signed by ��������� ihe  lale Secretary Wallace aud transmitted lo the president by Secretary or  Ap-rlenlture Gore.  Larger Attendance Shown This Year  Than Ever Before  Attendance at the agricultural  schools of" Alberta this year shows a  eonsidesable revival of interest in the  school.-*_ The attendance..at the Olds  J School tnti* Agriculture this term has  reached ISO. The attendance hist  year was 132. Students at the agricultural school at Claresholni now  mambtfr 79. with -eight or ten more to  couit\ compared wiih n total attend-  a-nca** Inst term of 70. At Vermilion  school t"*ere are now 50 Briti-sh youths  In attendance.  s  The Smallest Industry  The  tiniest industry is the making  i������.r stHitm which pick out certain  buc-  X-voftpecLs aro that the gross Income ,-  ,.."1   in   "Unman.   tL-siUa,-  when  inspected  from    agricultural    products    in    the  :-_b������ui H et.'iUury.  mmmmmmtm  Evcrbroke.���������"Yes, sir, tho doctore  gave mo up a year ago."  Pstunge,���������"So did, all your other  credltora/*  {.hrouRti.    a    micros cope.      A'ton  or  ,,   ,.   . _  , WL"U 1 these dyett. would.meet the demand for  11 tilled States  lor the crop yf-ur 1������24-!  2f>  may  reach  appror-lmalety  *;T*���������fV0<*',-  000,000, compared with Jl 1 .ROO.OOMoo }  In 1923-21, and  ������9,550.0rj0,000 In  11.21- |  22, tho report fctatea,      \  tQrain  From  Peace   River  Shipments of grain over the Edmonton,  l>utr.-eg;in  und  111 it It. Ii  Columbia  B.ullw:_3'  thlH  fall total clo-r-e ������o luilf u  _ttilli*������m bUhhcl.s.  Tho*   etr.il.ch    oC the Swedish slate  railway-.,  running  a  distance  or  2*>G (  mllea   from  Lulea  to  liiksgrnnf-en..  Is       An  ������-eiicient wife  can muke  up ih*)-  the longest olectrlflcd railroad In Kur-J KmmI**.    the    ->hiJdr<������is*s    quarrels,    aud  opw '      ' Etvr husband's mind.  mmmsmmmmmsmm ���������^BTBB8T___  smmmm.  THE  CRESTON  BEYBEW  30 nor 100  Dr. vviison ueraid, ear iicse and  throat specialist*- will arrive in Cseston  at noon February 23rd and will remain  until noon February 26tb,  NcTstunted stock, but the highest grade trees of the well-  known LAYRITZ NURSERIES, Ltd.^and we have  them in all varieties.    Similarly attractive pi-tees on  ���������" all other lines of Nursery stock.  Call* around and let us show you the many advantages of the  many advantages of the AMERICAN BEAUTY DUST  SFHAYER.    Costs ranch less than other makes and does  more work v.ith less help. .   DUSTS carried in stock here.  W.K.BROWN,  CRESTON  Y_.  0     T������.  r������������1"   .llonnoa     tafiLrt*ma>  of the Tubercular   Problems  of   the  Day!' in tbe Parish Hall, Tuesday eve  ning,   February   17th,    at  8  o'clock,  appearing;, under* tbe   auspices .of the  Women's    Institute.     Dr.    Lamb   is  B.O.. ttna It as -hoped there will be a  good turnout of citizens to hear his  address on this all important subject.  ������������is. *������ess_e uewis, teacher of piano  forte, Royal Academy, of Music, London, Lamont Bldg., Creston.  Those who heard Evangelist Barton  in "Dr. Jek^Si and Mr. *_.���������deM at *"fc,o  Grand about three' weeks ago, will  have the pleasure of seeing tbe  Stevenson masterpiece in pictures atf  tbe Q-rand-JOtis Saturday night, February 14tb, at regular prices. This film  ss ' undonbteclly - somet-hins* different  from anything previously screened  here and will, doubtless," attract a  large-attendance.  Milch Goats For Sale���������Five of  them; one . Toggenburg, and four  Saanen grades. . Price right. _&. W.  Harrison, Eriekson.  Anglican Church Seme  Aiiunau   . *(-���������*?������       <_ a_-  9Vi^u-ia.f r   -r������-*_,E^.    ������w  CRESTON  8 and 11a.m.  SIRDAR  7.80 p.m.  Only four appeals were fyled for  -consideration at tbe village assessment  court of revision on Monday morning-,  two of which were given reductions.  The C.P.R. had a eouple of assessment  officials from Calgary here for tbe  court,  alsoii Assessment Disffiof  *������������������ -. m-  ourf oi Revision  Notice is hereby given that a Court  of Revision and Appeal, tinder tbe  provisions of the ������������������Taxation Act" ��������������� nd  amendments thereto., and under the  "Public Schools Act." respecting the  Assessment Rolls for the year 1025 for  tbe Nelson Assessment  District, will  a ������ ������_>    _._  ������je   utriu   a Li                 XS^..-.r.r.-      ?J?������kla^.V%  L.1IC*. isuai_~i.-  AAa.'aaeH_.,   j..*_K���������.aj,  B.C.,  on Thursday,   the 26th day of  February, 1925, at the hour of 10 a.m.  JAMES 0*SHEA,  Judge of Court of Revision and Ap  peal, Nelson Assessment District.  SKERirrS SALE OriOTGRTBIftS  In the Cksaatr Court ef "West, Eootanay.  holden at Nelson:  THE IMPERIAL BANK OP CANADA,  ._  Plaintiffs,  .-and.. -,.    .------.   ������������������ :-:  -'���������>   .,  SAM HENDE-iSON and RAY CaTRTStaTSR,  -     Defendants.  Under and by -virtue of a "Warrant of Execution, dated the Fifth, day of-February, 1925. and  ta_-sd!-ect������^I3!������-^������t"5tedi������K8taizedan right. ;  title and interest of the abovenamjd Defend- j  ants in the undermentioned goods and chattels  namely. One Kissel Track (Motor), 2 Ton, and  will oner the same for sale at McCreath*s Barn,  Creston, B.C., on Monday, the 16th day of  February, 1825, at the how of 2 o'clock in the  afternoon.  TERMS OF SAUK:   CASH.  Dated at Creston, B.C.,- this Hth day of February. 1926.  JAMES H. DOYLE,  Sheriff of Son$h Kootenay.-  SHI-RIFF'S *** p flF UftftSPS^Agili,&&  Local and Personal  Miss Lyda Johnson left on Wednesday for a short visit with Cranbrook  friends. -  Wantbd���������Will pay cash ffor ps-actice  piano. State price. Apply Box 2ft,  Creston. - '  Miss Carrie of the high school staff  was at her home in 'Nelson for the  weekend, getting back on Sunday.  . Waiited TO Rent���������Five acre fruit  ranch, near -Creston. State yearly  rental'for 7'two year lease. Box 52,  Cre������*ton: y  Wanxed ���������Apples. fears. Vegetables. FreshEggs. State quality and  price. McKeowp <fe Co-liter-- Box 325,  Fernie, B.C.  The   W.M.S.   of   the    Presbyterian  | Church have their February meeting  at the manse on Tuesday afternoon, at  3.30 o'clock.  The Methodist Ladies* Aid announce  an oldtinie bean supper to be held in  the Parish Hall on Friday evening,  February 27th.  Mrs.* Chas. Moore left on Saturday  for Kaslo, where she' will spend . the  next few weeks visiting her mother  and other oldtime friends.  To-morrow is St Valefatine Day,  arid Creston will celebrate it with "a  Presbyterian Ladies'.. Aid pancakt*  supper in tbe Parish Hall.    ��������� r.... .���������-  The weather still continues mild and  gloomy:"* Not for-' many years has the  Valley had so little sunshine as has  been" the case so far in 1025.  The Grand bad a capacity house on  Saturday for Jackie Coogau iii **A  Boy of Flanders.'' theturnout of  youngsters being unusually large. " .  Mrs. Frank Bunt left  in "Walla "Walla, Wash.,  for her home  on  Thursday  visit   with   her  W. H. Gtubbett.  In the County Court of West Kootenay, holden  at Nelson.  CANYON CITY "LUMBER COMPANY, Ldm-  ited. Plaintjflla.  and  DAVID R. DUNN. Defendant.  Under and by Tirt-ae of a Warrant of Execution fa-nxed ont of the above Court, dated the  29th day of January, 1925, in tbe above action,  this day~e/*ized"ah right, title and interest of the  abovo-mentioned defendant, D. R. Dnnn. in the  following; goods and chattels and wiU offer the  same foi: sale at McCreath's Livery Barn. At  Creston, B.C. on Monday, the 16th day of February. MBS. "at the boor of 2 o'clock in the afternoon:  1 black mare, named DolL  1 gelding: 6 years old, named Fred.  1 black gelding, named Buster.  1 gelding, named Dan.  1 wagon.  4 sets harneaa.  Terms of saie: Cash.  Dated thU 3ist January, Ifti"-.  JAMES H. DOYLE.  Sherftf. Sontb Kootenay.  OGILVIE Goods are dependable  We  have a full stock in the  following lines:  w  heat  Egg  Cracked Corn  Scratch Feed  Mash  Beef Scrap  ster Shell  Karswood  Poultry  ce  Swift's  Oyi  /���������a, a  Spu  Jmtmu. j#%l, m _y _o������a������ jf^ _dfl_> __"*>  "V_ gm* ELf "few gT B Hg "iaja  "w-Qf ~^1MriS* yy% t^Tp ^*im'*^ B  IS t*Ttr-*  last9 after a   months'  parents, Mr. and Mrs.  Mr. and Mrs. Bobinson of Leduc and  children, who are on a Holiday trip to  the coast spent arfew  days   here   this.  week, guests of   Mr.   and   Mrs. S. A.  Speers.  " C. B. Twigg was at Boswell a couple  of days this week making nn examination of the orchards in that area to  see what damage the cold wave of  January hud done.  Fob Sa_e���������Centrally located house  witb Feven rooms, hot and cold water,  hath, pantry and good concrete cellar.  For further particulars apply Mrs. W.  B   Martin, victoria Ave. '  The usual school tax notices came to  hand at the end of the week. Tha  fellow who pays on an assessment of  about $4000 will save about $1 as compared with the 1024 levy.  A sale of   horses   and   other   equipment is announced for  Monday after  noon at   the   McCreath   barn.   There  will be no reserve and anyone wanting  a horse should be on hand.  A sain of milch cows, horses, chickens ami household furniture, . the  Sroperty of Mrs. Bloor, will be held at  I<*Ci- ath's barn this Saturday after-  r.oon, Fob. 14th, at 1 oVlock.  The first upplictttion for a beer  license is in���������from B. Johnson of the  Kitchener Hotel. The opinion prevails that no licenses will be issued In  Creston village, which voted wdry*" in  the plebiscite.  At the February meeting of Christ  Church Ludies* Guild on Tuesday  afternoon, Mrs. H. L. Crpnthwait was  elected president, and' Mrs. B. Stewart  vice president, with Mra. Chao. Mur-  rell, secretary.  The usual united nen-fcef- for women  will lie a feature of the obnervance of  Lent again this year, with the meet  ItiKH to be held each WednesdHy  afternoon In the Parish Hall, commencing March 4th,  The Ladles'Guild of Chrl������-t Church  are having another afternoon whist in  tbe Parish Hall on Friday, February  20th, from 3 to 6,30 p.m. Prlxes will  be awarded nnd rofreuhmentft served.  Admitision 26 cents.  Th** lli-v.ui |{W'������iW; unloaded Its flrct  cur of Fords for llwR fcplllnj- at the end  of the week, and are off,'ring very  attractive rei-inm to buym** thin yomr.  In 1024 the wain of Fords from tho  tt-.vuri parage totalled four-toon.  For the three month* ending January Bl������t lhe McAlpine pen of Ban Bd  BiH-kaa in tln������ yt'iir ������'g*j"-1t������yltiig content  at   Ih**   Ag'tH-tiz    rotpf-rlmentnl   farm,  .'���������'r,:*-rtf?*i Irs !"**"f.**'3i1 c!,1**" ���������vlf'.'Si ?. **������f,,T*.l f j*"*  f.ic,;Uvbli.-n of JJ������0 The bird.** *tB*t"  d-'lnj/ gr#*at ivr������rk now nritl for the lit-������1.  wtrvk in Fubriiary had tho \m������t nt'.van-  day showing of all the   fbarrod Itoclcs.  I  i  ari ir1 orclor  a    IF*1 1        A   aC* J  1    1 IXICKy "I- "iSpCCU  ht Delivery  Runabout  r m "**%  JL %J  r n -**  lerms to Reliable Furcjiasers  0  R. S. BEVAN, Proo.  Exclusive Ford _>pq,-&*-  K_*-U"Wi  __B  Having   a surplus  stock   of  BLANKETS  we are  bffermg   25   pairs of these   at   cost:  "re-  6*lh������   All   Wool  White   Blankets,   blue  .* borders, made in England ��������� ���������'-��������� -^ ���������   $6.95  ' -.,'������������������  7"lo������  All .��������� vVool   WThite   Blank*������tsf   blue  borders, made in"England  -��������� ��������� ���������'������������������_   7.95  ti  3 Point Grey Blankets, black trimmings  3 Point White Blankets, blue borders ���������  7  -Oil I*-  ������95  i      0  9de������  a������������DriJ  P-.-iaTTa* Bat^l Iw^fr      ir^.l'-'-lr-t    W H-F'iaJPl-ai   y/^j_*j Ilfa. p!% E% F_ ' _Tfl.l������_Jlft!^������!li^     001360,  Brown shade only, all sizes, reg.  90c.   pair,  to clear at, per  pair ���������- ���������'������������������������������������ ��������� ���������     6-0C*  Srocsrlss  ^BltlimiiiiiiHlli  mWH _HBBBB^_^  ^E^|[r]*_5rr   d3 |57 ������tS  jjfc.  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