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 4w.������������,  ^  J  Provincial'&lforary  apI2I  ,i>, . "J"-*"-^^!Yv<'^?1i-���������>'***��������� "^i"   -">.;���������-",-'  ^-^^^-���������^-���������^ ^ \~a v  I ������ SB       0 3=3 ' BBSS B'        HO       ,1 II,       O*  Vol* KiVIIL  CRESTON, B.C., ^BIBAT, JANUAKY 14, 1027  ���������-���������   ������  Board of Trade  Members of Creston Beard of Trade  wete out in force for the annual meeting oa Tuesday night, which was he'd  in conjunction '.with the customary,  hasq-ast at the Creston Hotel. President Major Mallandaine presided, and  cs n&a&iora all the usual  business of a  KwrSB'H"*? aan<-*������in*3. -pp-a-a   oltnmsvnl   -fc*S   *at&T*id  nuu   wiuirwausi  ���������a  over until the  February^ meeting   in  order tc^etss -with the-election of  officers, and then the speechmakingv  ' The tfetaring president submitted &  comprehensive   report of'"'-the year's  activities with  the board, as weii as  a carefully prepared trade statement  showing that production had been in.  horticultural    abu     vegetable   llii-ass,  along with the output of the sawmills, |  box factories and other industries in I  ia Creston VaMey. 8  Major Mallandaine added to the customary annual statement of this sort  by submitting figures as to imports in  the way of haye grain, millfeeds. etc.,  which reached a surprising total, and'  .eloquent asked *Gj? more- serl-i.^3 ������������.ort  by the ranchers Co produce some considerable part of the commodities that  are now being shipped in, with the  consequent outgo of capital that would  be so beneficial lacally.  Saclosi-ftg /htrs address $h& retiring  President  ezpvessedf the  tope   that  1937 would see at least two oi the projects,   tha&    much   effort   had   been  devoted to fchis year, undertaken veiy  shortly.   These were the providing of  electric light for the village, and the  dyking of a first  unit of 10,000 acres  on Kootenay Fiats.   He was not so  optimistic as to  irrigation,  although  expressing the hope that the project  woijld aofcb^aUowed Sodrop^t^^om^r  -p)?.E5snt was p^dthe-l������asd's^pnlS?e?tfs'^  department      for      its      advertising  service, and Secretary Geo.  25. Kelly  was specially thanked for tihe services  so cheerfully and efficiently rendered  All Che officers for KI27 were elected  by acclamation, as follows:  President���������-S. A. Speers.  Vice-President���������A. L. Palmer.  Sccy.-Treos.���������B*. T. Scriraeeour.  Executive���������O. W. Allan, W������ Fraser,  0= S?������ Hayes, G. Johnson, C=  G������ Rodg-  ..ere������>'r:"''..: ������������������'���������'��������� ----.v';" ��������� '������������������ :  tnW'heat effort; thanking the retir-  in;^ ppesident for the services he had  so well and conscientiously rendered  in 2028, CO. Rodgers pointed out  fchafe t-fe������ trade statement-, was quite  the beat  over   submitted,"and   had  ,',plsass3?a' inxkOEiinatm-g the retiring'  head of the hoard as honorary presi-  v denC for the year. In seconding the  motion D. T. Scrlmgeour spoke in  equally, eulogisittc strain, which Major  Mallandalne suitably acknowledged.  raised last, week to assise-A. Glasier of  Washout Creek, who had the bad luck  to have his team of horses drowned  whilejcrossing the river near Jjere:  50c~J. Cooper*, jeu. domes, Mail. ruierk,  B. TAngay; W. Weaton, $1������������������G. Cam,  E. Brawn, R. Dennett, Mr. Don-  alor������ Ai James, E. Jenkins, H,. -Lewis,  Co Lavezzlio,. J. Marxf S. McCabe. J.  Pascu&so, F. Russell, T, Sifaaons, J.  Telorfeo, S1* Perenfco, V. Oarntole*  Mr. "MedsSjrno. ������2���������H. ������Mbley, .Mr.  and Mrs. Heap, P. Lombafcdo, F.  Felle,.. S-. PascuzTso, 8. Watthers, Mr.  and Ms*s= Whiteside- 52.55���������Mrs-  Msrtis^. .������3-=���������J, McUiarsaid, A, NortlL  T. LoMshardo, R. .Proctor.  Goodman, S. Lombardo, C  by, T.Rogers, Jas. Wilson*  Vofe# Jaiiuary 28  On Friday. January 28th, the property owners of) Creston are to have  opportunity ������footing by ballot as to  whether the village will intall, own   ������ A.  {HltUV  $5~W.  M.  Loas-  ,T~  Col. Fred Lister. M.P.P., left on  Thursday last for Victoria to attend  ������i*a Session of the  Iso'?*!,*t**s*������9-   *wrhich  opened on Monday.  T, Kunst of Boswell, who has b^eis  with John Huscroffe for the past three  weeks, left a few days ago for Lmn-  ber&on, where he will be employed  this winter.  Mi������  ass  firs^ year high school  school under  4.1.1.  isg  the  work   at Lister  Principal Jenks.   Miss  Thejnaa Vance, Ts*ho was in the high  school class up till Christsnas^has nob,  as yet, returned from Canyon.  Geo. Paten, who was here a- few  days last v^eek on a visit with Col.  and Mrs. Lister,  returned   to Arrow-  and .operate  that is to cost;'ready for operation,  not more than ^12,000.  Thiswa8 decided at the January  meeting of the commissioners Monday  night at Which Messrc. C W. Allan.  ?p. i*. Hayes, H. Mexw$ll, D. T. Sctim-  geonr and S. A; Speers of the board of  trade electric light committee 'appeared, in company with R. A. Brother-  8toia of the SrothersUin Electric Company, Calgary. v  Chairman Allan in introducing the  delegation spoke as to che village^ ability to finance the project, and he was  followed l>y Mg. Brotherston who -went  fully into all "the details of the oil  burning plant it is proposed to insta-1.  BLe was very explicit as to the plants  capacity being snore than ample to  take care of the present demand, and  the demand for several years to come,  pointing out that in the event of ex  pansion it was .easy to~ add another  unit at small cost and thus provide for  all csnergencies. The firm are pie-  pared to put in the plant complete, do  ance. Dancing was indulged in until  the wee small hours tit the morning,  with a delicious midnight 9tme!s.  Everyone reports having a good ti&ae.  Mr. and Mrs. B. Johnson returned  frona Cranbrook on Monday after attending the funeral of the late Mr.  Erickson.  J.  Garland   and   1>.  McDonald  re-  4 1^..*Tt.S wr*   ������*���������������*  Annuai Banquet  ������^mMj ������f Trade  Mr. and Mrs. H, Hamilton and family have moved' to Trail, where they  will reside in future.  J. Green, who has been laid up in  Cranbrook hospital, is home again,  arriving on Sunday.  L. Learone, who had his leg broken  a couple of weeks ago, ������s making a  satisfactory recovery.  Miss EHen 'Andeen returned to  Cranbrook, leaving on Wednesday.  j^sa-.j.--.-.^.?/��������� :^. ^i������������*?est is *_:nd-=s*r *~afi's?"  and all the local users are laying in a   - ,~=..���������~.~������~ ���������.���������������.������������.. *���������.��������� invr  H.   M.   Young  and   J.   McGregor,  C.P.R.  telegraph   repair crew, from  Cranbrook,- are here at present repair  ing telegraphic lines.  The usual banquet, which has been  missing from Board of Trade annual  meetings, .'was successfully re intro^-  daced at the year-end session at the  -r������___������.���������_ ���������������-*_,.������._��������������� trt.���������j,.. *_*-*.      ,_���������������������_,  wceenuu u.uiK-4 uu a-ucrauc^jr ui^iriw,    wtvu  a gathering of about thirty members  Ktoid friends rtf tjfip* f>r,*������?*t������*i?z??*?io2! seHt-^**  'around the festive board.    .  Major Mallandaine made a capable*  .toasimaster vnd though the toast list  was ciomewhat abbreviated the orator^  ical eUort was prohably on just a .little-  higher plane than usual, and Included  at least one new toast��������� that to ."The  Church"���������which was taken care of  adujisiiblT by the jsi������ntl*Mr*en asilied  upon without previous notice.   Special  ���������l.,,������    B���������������  mjns     a,s.������^AV7    w  duo  original and practical fashion in which  the toast to "The Ladles" ~������.s handled.' The toasts and-those who were  in charge of them were as follows:  "The King."  *'Th8 Province"���������C. W, Allan, R. S.  Death  or %*n<u.TW������9 CtTSistison  JL������^ VS.UI  the iustallation -*vork9  and supply  'Mies' Anges Hcbden, who  h������s- been  on the sales siaS, at- 4fce Speer's^store  at Creston, is iaking'a month's holidays at her home here before going to  Vancouver to'start a three-rear; course  in nnrsing at the General Hospital in  that city.   - - _>~ ,  ^-  -     . .., .    Miss   Mfchel |Sre������������sold%: -**������sho> -was  &:  "_      *~r -   -Ta _riL"a -VJ2L1 y������iaefc������o*������. vwitor with hep siBteEv Mrs  Albert ledford, has Returned to Chap-  iin4 Sask., where slje is in charge of  the pasblic school.  Mr. and Mrs. R������ Stephens were  visitors with Nelson friends a few  days last week, getting back on Sunday.  ffm'. Liaton of  Drake, Sask.,  has  made sevenal visits to the Lister airea  the past week,  looking over some of  th������ places fthe.L.S.B. has for sale here.  Sam Whittaker of Cranbrook was a  motor visitor here at the weekend on  a visit with Bert Hobden.  ��������� ������������������'" "if   ������������������'" '     :"    - '   - "       "  Mrs B. Martin was a Nelson visitor  at the end of the week.  Pr. Cullnanv tho* new priest in  ohavore at Creston, -had Roman Catholic service at Sirdar on Saturday  morning.  Gus Oman, who has been away for  bo mo Wrtjeks on holidays, arrived back  lost week, and resumed work at the  'Landing. '"'    '   ',.  Gordon Hunter, n former -principal  of Sirdar school, who has 'been at  Grand Gorko "since September, has  accepted tho prin otpnlslii p of, tho  school at Natal until mldBummer,  '    ���������   j ���������       ... ���������'��������� ' ^   '"!���������    ' '  Mr> and Mrs. CM. Goodman of  Cranbrook aro hero on a visit with  thoir daughter, Mrs. It. O, Pvoctor,  and the latter and children will bo  going to tho divisional city for a short  visit.  IS. J. Brawn, who was in ohargo at  at the Landing whilst Gus Oman was  "on. ft ��������� vacation, and who waa latzl  up a few days \mi week, la feeling  hlmiHcli again and has gone hack to  work at Kim bo rely with tho BAB  crew.  0. M. Lo&rrby ia taking his usual  wtntrr vacation at proaont, and wan a  Cranbrook vUltor a couplo of dayu at  the first of thfr week. In his abaenoo  Mr. iiacUuo o! Cranbrook Is the third  man on the yard ennv,  following U������ "��������� Hst of tho  pernona  Miss Gladys Webster, who is in  charge of a rural school in the Foremost, Alberta, district, is home for a  couple of months, the school having  closed down temporarily due.to the  cold Weather..  The following offlaers have been  chosen to handle the Social Club this  season; President, Bob Miller; vice-  president, Ron. Smith; secretary-  treasurer, Ron. Stewart; executive, A.  Cox and Bob Marshall.  Burl Mertltt is the new prEnolpal of  Alice Siding school, which opened for  the winter term on the 3rd. and is  making bis home with Mr. and Mrs.  Poaae.  Therte will be a dunce on Friday,  1-ith, at the Todd ranch houae. dents  25 cents. Ladies bring refrostments.  It Is the intention to have theso dances  for tho 21st and 29th, to which all are  welcome.  Mrs. John Kolley arrived home from  Klmborley on Monday, where sho has  been visiting with her daughters,  ISlva and El ma.  Moat of the young people aro enjoying the good skating available on the  channel, whore there is at least six  Inches of ace.  Mr. and Mrs. W, Kelly and son  left for Elko on, Tuesday last, They  have been visiting with   tho   lattor'a  parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Marahall,  for a couple of weekm.  There was a g^od turnout of young  peodle at the Todd dunce halt on Frl-  do.-y tiSgUt S.������"t, Snc&asdiiiii usiuxci Jvom  Crouton. About fifty , enjoyed the  danco which lasted wntll 8 a,m������v with  a. midnight ouppor.  all materials, turning the plant over  complete, in runing order and-suaran-  teed for .12 mon&bs. In addition they  will brlai^ in acrew of electricians so"  start-wiring houses and business places  so that when-the light is turned en  all the customers will be able to use it  from the starts  C. F. H*yes spoke on the need of  the town getting light and other  modern conveniences as fast as fin-  ances'wbufffpe^n^^ Sneers  in a brief talk'Consplimented the commissioners on their foresight in husbanding .their finances to a point  where he believed the village can now  take on electric light without adding a  single mill to the tux rate or a single  dollar to the assessment.  Chairman McCreath and~Commiss-  -ioners Johnson .and Jackson assured  -that they were in hearty sympathy  with the project but asked that the  whole-question be submsfcted to the  property owners, a nd if the vote was  favorable to the undertaking no time  would be lost in getting on with  installation.  Aft������*r consideration as to the time  necessary to prepare, the by-law and  get it before the people it was decided  to have the vote taken on the 28tb,  and the by-law and all other matters  relevant to the question will be advertised next week.  The death took place at Su Eugene  Hospital,    Cranbrook.   on-- Thursday  evening of Charles Erickson," late of  Kimberley.      He was in his 73t-d year,  and h������d been confined to the hospital  since early in   December.    The   late  Mr. Erickson had resided in the Koot-  enays for more than 20 years, going to  t������osts]and front   the  United States in  1.QQ5; and  after some years moved t>o  Movie, where he was still in the enn-  of the Consolidated Mining So Smelting Company,      He was later atKtm-  beriey,   hnt gave up  work  with the  Company eight years ngo on account  | of his age. He was a native of Sweden  but had resided in  the" United States  and Cauada for - upward of 60 yearsl  He leaves "to mourn his. passing five  daugfatera^apd.- one ;so.n,. -^i'hey^ari  Mrs, J. Cavanaugh' and Mrg/W. roat^r  of   Kimberley;   Mrs.   B.   Johnson- of.  Kitchener;    Mrs;  C. , Myrener of Spokane; Mrs.���������R. Brown of Seattle; and  Carl Erickson of Mullan, Idaho.    The  wife of the late Mr. iSrickson  predeceased him some years, he? death taking place at   Rossland.   The funeral  was from the United Church* Crau-  brook.  The esteem in which deceased was  held was evidenced in v many floral  rembrances. Pamilyvpillow. Grand  children, star. Mr. and Mrs. A. Benson, Mr. and Mrs. T. Miller, Mr. and  Mrs. A, Hurry, Mr. and Mrs. A. Johnson, Mr. and Mrs. Thos. Suintners.  Mr. and Mrs. C. Bernurd, Mr. and  Mrs. Hopkins, Mr. and Mrs. R. Nevius,  Mr. and Mrs. Sholard, Mr. and Mrs.  Caldwell, Mr. and Mrs. Desaulniers  and family, Mr. and Mrs.^J. Nevlns,  Miss Jacobson, Mr. "nod Mis. E. Anderson Mr. and Mrs. P. Sandberg, J.  McGovern. Mr. and Mrs. E. Oriffil,  Mr. and Mrs. Lundeen.  ���������'Village of Creston"-���������C.   P. Hayes/  Commissioners F. H. Jackson and Gr,*  Johnson. ,' '  ������������  " Agriculture*V-S**-   "2?*    Scri nij;eo?2 r,  C. B. Twigg, G. Greenwood.  "Industries"���������G.    H.  D^1-.     ���������~       TO ATI        TW.T      S--  ������*The     Church**���������W.  Principal Kelly.  Kelly,  C   O.  J.    Tru?cott,  ' 2.Z2*2  ^*rsncipal  B������cL*>l!an.  -JLMJr W s&l������bfc.������  The remarks of C B. Twigg,   who  discussed the productive capilities of  the~'va-i-|GUS   sections  of uhe  Bffff$tffi&MQ6������$iffQ!������S&te&}  D, Burney of Creston. owner of the  McConnell Hotel, was -a Niainess  visitor hero on Saturday with R.  Laniont. -      s  A dance was held at Mr. Simpson's  residence oh the hill on Saturday,  with quite a. large crowd in attend-  GRAND THEATRE  SATURDAY, Jan.  Farce - Fur - Laughs  HI  i ho r fines  Teamster Dies from Injuries  A. B. Wilson, aged about 45 years,  lost his life in a logging fatality at the  the. woods operations of Putnam,  Palmer & Staples, Limited, near Gnat  River Crossing on Wednesday afternoon.  There was no eye witnesses of the  tragedy but it won Id neemr as If -the  top of the load of l*-ige on which. he  was driving broke loose, throwing  him to the ground and the logs falling  on him inflicted such internal injuries  that he died within a couplo of hours  of the mishap, in spite of the bent  attention Dr: Henderson, who was  immediately summoned, could render.  An inquest is called for this (Thursday) evening. Deceased hails from  Plneher Creek. Alberta, and is believed to be a widower, with a famiiy of  nine children. He is a mombor of the  Oddfellows Lodge in that town and it  Is expected thoy .will arrange for burial it that town.  were interesting thoroughout, his  hearers experiencing considerable of a  surprise when told the average apple  production in the Valley was lessjthan  juw& hoses per ."tree.. - <X. F. Sayes took  advantage of a splendid opportunity  to ask supporffbc the forces in village  that are backing electric light by urging1 ail to mark their ballots ''yes" on  the 28th. As president of the Reclamation Company he also took- his  hearers into the company's confidence  by detailing aorme very satisfactory  progress tho project his made In the  past two months. ���������;������������������>.  Proceeding were brightened up with  a couple of well rendered vocal solos  by Rev. S, New by, who was his own  accompanist, and by some community  singing led by W. J. Truscott, with  Mrs. Beninger at the piano.  On every hand high praise was  heard of the excellent menu, the  prompt service and the very effective  decoration of the dining room for the  affair, and this was given hearty expression to in the added toast to Mr,  and Mrs. Beninger. proposed by  Major Mallandaine and vigorously  responded to with :'For they are jolly  good fellows" by the gathering.  W  DcHotaus aoreen entertainment;  ���������a  riot of fun   for old  and  young ulik(-������ is tSiis aleHtfntMil  oomoay���������Oh, how you will  (fenjoy it 1  Two Reel OUR QAHG COMEDY  "BURIED TREASURE'9  FOX NEWS  This is Nofa an Apology  Creston, Jan. 7,1027.  TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:  I am not aware how much of  Public Monies Mr. C. 0, French was  nuthoriKnd to spend on the road  loading from Simmon's Hill to his  propet ty; after esprennln{* hlnrsneJ?  fully satisfied with ?.ho completion of  tho road on Sept. ft, 102ft.  I am also not rtwaro of how much  Public Monies was spent, itHed. or  vouchcred fo:������ on this road after  that date, and therefora havo not  stated, nor am I In a position to  nt.iito how much of Pimlic Money  w������b mlK-iipproprlatctl/If any.  Mr. C. V. French with hlu past  dlBantrotaifi! (c-rpori^nco 111 ft BritlTh  Court of Juoticc will b<.������ well ndvlned  to hesltato outside of tbnt grim  portal.  R, SINCLAIR-SMITH.  Eric Wood left on Monday for Cal-  gnry, Alberta, to sit for his mechanic  examination, after which he will  return to work at Kimberley.  A. Piggot ia home from Lumberton,  where he has boon employed for bouso  time past.  Oscar Ofner and Arne Andestad  went back to trapping operations at  Horrop on Monday.  Rev. J. Herdman of .Creston was  here on Monday for United Church  service. Ho came In by train and  remained over until Tuo������day.  Mra. A. Joy has just returned from  a vtaifc tvifch Bull River friends.  Mr. and Mrs. Jones, who hove been  visiting with Mr. and Mrs. W. J,  Cooper, left on their return to Manitoba on Thursday.  Monard W!j;cn left on Monday on a  business trip to KhhIo and on into tho  Lardeau country.  Tho Club danoo on Saturday night  not k;o largely attended nts uptial, but  those proccnt appeared to have a good  time.      ;  Mrs. T, Stlngiiby left on Baturday  on a ������Jimt, vImII. t*o KitnhHrlay.  K. Mackum of Oalgaiy, Alberta,  wan a Sunday visitor with A, II.  Piggot. TFf  KB  -BKVTEW9���������' =��������� CRESTON. ;:B.:   CX-  !'*Sv ���������  Igv-  ..: v  <??&  3kcpl& who iotmStMWV^Lu vtst  An Age of OBnortumtv  \  FiSms Eaiih From Parachute  Aviator    Drops   From   Airplane   With j  Automatic Camera Strapped to        i  Chest  The ftlmihg'|������f:ppe"^*paK^ap^'' asfit  looks to ah'::||ivia|or de^cexidiiig- -*vby  pWacftttte iroiii" 4a;; uii|phme at high  altitude ''"'was' Car'^fed . oiit'^'by'" 'James  Ciark, star parachute jumper at the  Naval Air Station at Anacostia, B.C.  Clark made the descent of ''several'  thousand,, v.. fet^-with an automatic,  inotion^piclhre camera strapped sto his  chest.: ^Ch0 hv&l hundred feet of the  jump consisted sbf a series of irregular  somersalaiiij -:t������������t jfhr latter part of it  was regulated to bo less rapid ane\  snore -even.  f^pa^^ &t*<&$&4'jt  Occasionally young people of today are beard deploring what they are  pleased to term the fact that ia these times there are not the same opportunities available for amassing groat -wealth, or" of-aiakins a big place '.for themselves in the worid, as was the case fifty, seventy-five or one hundred; years ago  They hold the view that conditions which made it possible-Tor'a Hockefeller, a  Vanderbilt.. as As tor in the United States, or a Massey- or Timothy Katon in  Canada to lay the foundations of great businesses and accumulate fortunes  for themselves and families no longer exist,, and that they must perforce  remain the servants and employees  of others.  These are mere excuses to cover up their own deftcieuces, lack of initiative)  and energy. Those who make such excuses are invariably of the type who  are quite unwilling to endure the hardships and perform the long and arduous  work, which was inseparable front the early years of the men-of a few generations ago who laid the foundation for the-'great-successes'of which these  youthful pessimists of today are envious.  The truth is that in no previous era in the world's history: were there  as many and as promising opportunities for young, men and women as are  presented, to them.; toda>\ The trouble is that, too often, the youth of today  wants the pleasures and. luxuries of success without being willing to first tinder-  go the sacrifices and self-denials through which success can be won. They are  impatient oi The day of small things, of the slow but gradual building-up process. They demand the impossible,���������-immediate success without effort and  arduous labor. ���������*���������  For the earnest, painstaking worker,: possessed..of..initiative and courage,  the present is indeed an age of golden opportunities. Present day business  fairly teems with examples-of astounding successes achieved within the short  c-pai*p,.of a few years. Just to mention one such, example. It is only twenty-five  years since the now well known Gillette Safety Razor Co. was formed with the  Insignificant capital of thirty dollars. Today its paid-up capital stock has;a  market value of two hundred million dollars. The 51 razors sold in 1903 have  grown-to a total of 14.S62.0&8 in 1925, while the sale of a mere 14 packets of  blades in 1903 increased to G2,SS3,533 packets in 1925. The Company has paid  cash dividends aggregating $3fc,497,691. What a romance in business in this  present century! - *  The automobile within the same space of time has revolutionized our  modes of living, has created scores of multi-millionaires and made Henry  Ford, the world's-wealthiest individual. "Within the last half dozen years the  radio has come into practical use opening new fields- of employment and advancement and wealth for-hundreds and thousands of wide-awake enterprising  men.      - '���������'* -,s. ��������� ���������  How can anyone think, much less declare, that the day of great opportunities is past and gone? Great as have been the discoveries and developments of  the past, the present is even more prolific and promising; the opportunities  are vastly greater. The youth of today is, let it be emphasized, living in a  golden age of opportunity with possibilities open to him unsurpassed,, undreamed of, a couple of generations ago.  Not only so, but the world today is not so skeptical of new ideas and inventions, and the man with an innovation gets  a hearing and a chance to  demonstrate his plans, where in former years he had to do battle against prejudices and an ultra-conservatism which found expression in open and bitter,  opposition. . _  Where not so long ago a young man without position or money had a long,  bitter, uphill fight to obtain recognition, today he is given every chance to  make good, and if he fails the fault lies largely with himself, or the impracticability of his ideas, and. not in the reception accorded him by an eager and  progressive world. He is not denied his opportunity to make good; the great  difficulty is that so "many do not see, or, seeing, fail to grasp the opportunity at  their hand.  There are still undeveloped fields oC endeaVOr^awaitlng ambitious youth  just as great with promise as wore the unknown spaces of the United States  in the first half of the nineteenth century, or in -Canada in the years when the  Fathers of Confederation dreamed their practical dream of a Dominion stretching from the Atlantic to the Pacific and.the pioneers first began the task of  developing the prairies ol' the West.  Joiat  Soreness  Sdbducd; _���������������������������.  Sellings Uwsefcly Keduced  Wonderful Results From Rubbing t!is  Sore Parts With  ERVIUNE  "My testimony should convince anyone that Tierviline* is a splendid preparation to use on swelled Joints. Rheumatism lefit me badly crippled," writes  Amos F. Fleury. from Kingston. "I  went to McKay's Drug Store and thov  recommended Ncrviline. which restored me completely."  For Rheumatic pains, lAimbaEro.  Sciatica, you wili get lasting satisfaction from a 35c bottle of Nerviline.  Soid everywhere. /  Students Discard Robes  No longer do the students in the  prominent school of Egypt all wear  the traditional sheik's robes. After a  small but significant civil war, they  discarded the flowing robes for the  modern dress. TlKTminister of education favored the robes and threatened a lockout of students but the  students entered class rooms by wearing robes over their modern suits and  discardinc them while remaining in  school.  Film of Naval Battle  According to The London Dally Express, Germany has offered to cooperate in the production of an  official British film depicting tho battle of Coronel and tho Falkland  Islands during the war. It is understood the offer will bo accepted by  the British admiralty.  Huge Crowd at Fascist Funeral  Forty thousand persons followed the  bier of tho Fascist Porra who was  killed by an anti-Fascist while addressing a crowd on. the subject of the  attempted assassination of Mussolini.  Tho funeral was made the occasion  of the greatest Fascist demonstration  in the history of Sardinia.  THE' TIREIf OUT WAifAN  Needs the Help of Dr. Williams'  Pink JH-ills to Regain Strength  No mother should allow V nervous  .weakness .to get the upper fiand of  her; if she does worry will mar her  work in the home, and torment her in  mind and body. The monotony of the  average housewife's daily toil is  enough to cause depression, but there  are other causes, as every mother  knows,^ that--tend "to weaken and make  her "nerves run-down. A change and  rest might improve her health, but  best ol' all for jaded women is a course  of Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.' These  pills make new blood, rich with the  elements on which the body and  nerves thrive.  The value of Dr. Williams' Pink  Pills.when the blood is weak and  watery, and the system run-down is'  shown by the experience of Mrs. C.  W. Jackson, R.R. 1, Gilford, Ont., who  says:���������"Before beginning the use of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills I was completely run-down and could hardly  walk across the floor. As the mother  ol'-young children with the usuaj  household duties to perform, my condition was ono of seriousness. I had  soon Dr. Williams' Pink Pills advertised and. decided to try "them. This  was a happy decision as I had not  been taking the pills very long before  I began to feel bettor both in body  and in -mind: I continued tho use of  the pills for a couple of months and  now feel like a new woman, able to  perform all my household duties. I  would not be without tho pills in the  house and I recommend them to all  run-down people."  Dr. Williams* Plnlc Pills are sold by  all dealer's in medicine, or will bo sent  by mail at 50 cents a box by The Dr.  Williams' Medicine Co., Broekvllle,  Ont,  ryjor  MOTHRTC:-~ Flfttcner'a  Castorin is especially prepared  to relieve Infants in arms and  Children all ages of "Constipation, Flatulency, Wind Colic  rind Diarrhea; allaying- Fcvcrishncss arising therefrom, and, by  regulating the Stomach and Bowels, aids the assimilation of  Food; giving healthy and natural ulcep.  To ; i void imitations, always, look for lite s.in;naturc of    C^xu^/'xj^&Ja^Am  </U>Kolt4iu-.ly Harmless-No. C)\t\u\cu.   Phy-jictuuu everywlicic accoimuciid it.  Germans Install New System  Trains  Now Equipped With Wireless  Telegraphy fop Passengers  Ab a roault of six years of 'experiment n new Gorman, system of wire  loss telegraphy la'now Installed in  tho trains on tho Hamburg-Berlin,  line.  Panr.nnuorM while (ravelling are able  to cull up HubHcvlhoi'B tit any of tho  exchanges, and can, themselves ho  called up. '  Tho innovation in to be introduced  on all tho main sections of tho gov-  ei'nU-������ei*i. mil way m. Passengers will  also be able to communicate from one  train  k> anolhc-r.  *i*r;������,  .   Y������ III  A. IHWV  Magnificent  1ST   ���������   PONTiAC  afiBAN,  VAL.be  9*1170.00.  2nd ��������� f|1Q������ sri - abfdU','-  \3r<8   ~".'-$B0':; In   Qota.  iAI*      '__.'-'',i5J5'     J-'-'" A������'i'J.': I-  ,,Ten    ��������� .-��������� mm  : ifs    uiwiui  ������h ��������� $io  tn GWttr  ������ti  to   Wth   Prl2������������~-$s.oo  .wenst;; eaore ,������r . 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Pri������e������ wlU Toe  awarded  according   *������" "nTslU    dlfj-  ingT. tlila Pi^uire^piilrt'e.  ������a /well %s in tho neatness,    iuuid-ierlttng    aaa  -eatry.      "Contest     ~cfle>s������s'  Dec.   31st.   1������26.   JuclgBs*  M decision  Is final.  *���������������_ ^������   ecsfplorsas   c^   this -%���������  .   Company..4U>elr    friends  or relatives it^ur compoto.  5. Tou will bonotlflea immediately if your  answer is cocrroct  and  will be  sro-  . auested    to   fm  fill a almpla  condition,   of  tho      contest  tbat need not  coat you any:  mosey.   Mall  answer       a>t  once.     Y o u  have much  to .ealn   and  nouacx    to  lose.  So Noi '  - fcit-^-'^rt-t-.  !.&��������������������� idii  . Opportimits  What's all the ������xclfeem������nt? .An avSator. ������a������ ���������  juat   aky-Tvrltten   an  xidvertlssmant .."for ~, the  JMattonaj Hosiery Comnany.    This mysterious  mesBat"f������������ -contains seven wor<Sa  which  are   In  ,th������lrlec������)PTfict order.    Each'-word, contains only  -the letters, as shown.    N������w,  place tne totters  of .oaeh   -word   in   their   proper   position   and  .���������write" down the sentence they make.    To Rive  ->������������������'���������' you   &   cine,   the   second   wor,d   is    "jrA.Y3"\  Test jro-ur    "Bklll    and    -mall    your    solution  Immediately to .compete for this  sWonderfnl, New 6 Cvlindei*, 5 Passenger  ii   7   Pontlae Sedan, VaSue, ^il'J'O.ow.  '-~. ��������� fgsjid;-'tl������sss SS ot!!������*? Vslss**ib,Is ?3fiS6S=  Everyone  has  an "equal opportunity  of ��������� rwin-  %nlxitt.    Head th*  rules and follow tb.ami cara-  ,,::.fully toVb������ sur������ of s prise." '  TWB5 HOIiD THIS OONTSS-T /  to acquaint rstUl mere "^people wlth^thesaoney-  eaving values In National Hosiery and "Under-  - "wear now sold iDirect-by-Mail from" the| World's  Leading Ivlilla. ot is not necessaryvatp beeome  our- Agent in order to compete, but,., if you  ���������wish to do so; we ag-ree to reward you handsomely for your co-operation, in addition to  any prizes you may win.-*      . .      ar        .  Every entry will be judged according t������ -the  skill displayed in correctly solving the mea-  sag-Q and submitting the answer. The follo-ffi*-  insr well-known ErentlemaEi. will act as Judges;  GEO. E. ANSLEY, General Sales Manager.  Pontlac Division, General Motors Products of  Canada.^ X.td.. ��������� Oshawa.  A. H. mACiL.AtkjvsHiu.Mri, Majiager. Ontario  Branch, Deabaxats Advt. Agencyj iToi-onto..  ' R. W. COWAN, Sec-Treasurer, Print Craxt.  jia    j.jta.7- Toronto. ��������� -    -  MAIL YOUR ANSWER AT ONCE  and you will immediately be. given  an opportunity to WIN AN EXTRA  $50.00 IN GOLD, and there's still  another pleasant surprise In store  for you. Pull particulars will be  mailed the same day your-answer  is received.   "Address  NATIONAL' HOSIERY CO.  ept. 57, 156 Vonoe St.. Toronto;  yugp/^  BUY COAL-DIRECT FROM MINE  To Introduce VICTORY coal,  mined 45  miles West of Edmonton,  ia. the  Foothills of the Mountains.    We OFFER in Carlots .of 30 tons or over.  D������siblef Screessd Las-pip iv?@r 4 Is* screes    ���������������    |4������00 per loa  <(        Egg from 2iri. to 4 in.     -  J$3.50^    "  Stovesaset 1 ia. to 2 in. -    -    $3.08 "    **  All prices -F.ovb. cars Mine.    Wabamun. Alta.. 0>T.Ry. :  Kvery ton euaranteed free from RocK Bone or Shale.      -��������� ���������*������������������'      "   *  Make   up  a   car   with  your  neighbor.   Send  *$50.00   with order, -balance  C.O.D.  WE  REFER YOU  TO.ANTBASK. -  LAKESIDE GOALS, LIMITED, EDMONTON, ALTA.  it  u  I:  Was Lincoln's  Physician  Dr.    Joshua    H.    Hayes,    personal  physician, to Abraham  Lincoln,   died  here, at the age of 95. I^e had wanted  to live to be 100.  Asthma1 Brings Misery, but Dr. ,T. D.  Kellogg's Astlnrjt Remedy will replace  the misery with welcome relief.  Inhaled* as smoke or vapor it reaches  the very innermost . I'ecessos of the  bronchial passages and soothes them.  Restriction, passes and easy breathiug  returns. If you knew as well how this  remedy would help you as" tlo thousands oi! grateful users, there would  ho a package In your homo tonight.  Try it.  Those who want to invest in a going  con corn r.hould make sure which way  It is going.  Tickling Throat  Always annoying, especially when  it affects you at night.     You cart  qu^kiy  :��������� Chamberlailh>  by taking    ^WiigfiS B���������lli6Ci^  Now sold at 25c and 50 cents  Standardizing Wool Production  Standardization, .of Canada's - wool  production on a quality basis through  development of a Government grading  system has increased exports of the  proiluet to the United States by 600  per cent in tho last four years, according to a bulletin issued'by tho Canadian Co-operativo Wool Growers. Such  shipments in 1920 totalled 6,416.562 as  compared with 1,034,000. in 19*22.  Doctor: "Your wire's mind is dls-  otif.tod, Hlr, dlsoaued."  Jnnon: "<jr.n\L Scott, I'll Ret the  disease, Loo! SIui'h boen "giving mo a  piece of hers every morniur** for 20  yeam.  'Proved safe by millions arid prescribed by physicians for,  Colds  Pain  Headache  Neuralgia  Neuritis  Toothache  Lumbago  Rheumatism  DOES NOT AFFECT THE HEART  After Shaving���������Minard'u Liniment.  W.    N.    U.    lGf������r������  Accept   only   'll/Baycr,,i  package  which contains jiroven directions.  Ifandy   "Uay������r"   boxes  of   12   lablotm  Alo bottl������f! of. t*A nti'l'ioo���������'������������ritf������������Ul������.  Anolfln 1* th������ tmrta ihh'Jc <rw*l������ii*#iNs* lo Cftnr������c1a>,or Miymr liUnnr������atfii(* of Wonn������ei>tlc������.  ���������������������������*���������>ftr ������vf H������Unyllc������nV<l (A^t������l HftUcylto Aelfll, ���������'X. H, A."l. WUIU tt U *������*U kiiowm  ttiMt AaplHn rnnnriM n**#������-r mm>iir������r-t������r<>, tn ������f*i������lNt tli������ pulilln aciklniiC InMtatrien*, thm Tm.Mtnm  mt IUkjrec Oouuwmy wlkk b* ������t������w������)*a Vfllk  ibelr n������u������ral un������lt wturk, thm "llnyor Urow."*  M 'i'J */*w*^������W,^*^W������*wt***t.4*������**i������������**M>(  ilitnfcjIWtfii-Miimiw^tiwwi  ~^>^,rfjiut.^^i/iM*������fcw^������,.^^.w ...������,i,������^Wii i.iM.ii a, ������i>^iiwm������*i'  ilHUllWIWvilliKllllllillHIWIWWlWWW*  mummmmmmmmmiml^Mmmmm  mmsmimimm  mm  WW  II^^^A^^^^g^ik^MMyjj^ L  &#"*  / -  THiD    BiiiVliiiW,    SJlCJtlSTO^,    B.    O.  lltns JL/epictin-^ Canadian" Scenes  -Awre IJged. loG  tismg -l^isv^ountry    'O     ���������    M   jrfc.f-w?a.  >a>  t  Not the least iraportan  the   Canadian- Government  has -"been  -*o correct, botfc^at Itohrsc and abroad,  the erroneous impressions gained and  sometimes spread^-by poets, novelists,  disgruntled immigrants and transient  Munchausens.    Even today .there are  people who cannot dissociate Canada  from the Royal North West Mounted  Police,    polar    bears. - lawless    gold  -rushes,  thieving-fur-traders  and "the  ' rest of the Inaccurate pictures so frequently drawn'by those who know and  care  nothing" about   the"* Dominion.  \  In 1917' the   Canadian   Government  realized the instructive y*iitM������ of the  cinematograph, camera and decided to  motion picture  business.  however*, ihe buying public  they   are    on    the  th,e buying  public  will  *3V        *JL������. rw^j������/       bftiv  There then came   into   being   as   a  branch of the Trade end Commerce  Department? the official Motion. Picture Bureau, which    has  "since   reu-  ~ deredi good service by depicting to  the world, more clearly than in words,'  the wealth, opportunity and scenic  beauty presented . to the������. intending  immigrant. LtiSce the -prophet'.of ' old  the 'work of the bureau is less known  and appreciated  in   Canada   possibly  ~ than any one of a score of countries!  On the principle that people do-npt  appreciate fully that which is glveia  them free of charge, the bureau has  conducted its campaignabroad- in direct competition With the commercial  cinematograph; ]film, and has done so  with great   success.     Canadian   films  - have been accepted by foreign" exhibitors on their; own merit; in Great  Britain particularly1': there is: a" stead j  demand for them./ Not oniy have they  attracted immigrants, but in -several:  xi*t������tsnces the*17, licve attracted valuable   tracts. ������������������>.-;   ���������; ..';.'..;-;-'  ���������'-.."-���������;���������: :,-':;V^  For instance a., film on road-making  lit wanauU' was *je*ng si^own some  years ago in South Africa when a  member of the audience was so impressed by. the efficiency of Canadian  road-making machinery that he asked  Creates Demand' For Goods  Advertising   is   Only    Way   to   Keep  ^    ���������       People. Interested  The finest goods* in the world* if  merely placed on the merchant's  shelves will r stay there and gather  dust. If,  is informed that  shelves then  see to it" that they "are removed."  The only way the buying public can  be informed that these finest goods in  the..world are open tc its demand is  by advertising, it ts the-shortest and  the -mow* direct pvemie of communication between the retailer and the con  sumer. Jc provides the former with a  means of '.'asswing himself of the  necessary ^^rn^prsp^*' ^it directs the  latter in his^s^rchi;for that which, he  needs. Further;: it Is a means'8bf introducing to both necessities and  luxuries and through that introduction  creates a demand. In the words .of  President .'Coolf^g-e; advertising "ministers to the true development or  trade."''.' ;" ������������������.���������.'''���������  That this is recognized as & fact by  American business is proved by: the  vast increase In the amount of space  used by advertisers. The art: of the  advertising expert, supplements the  energy ���������and the ingenuity of the manufacturer: and the enterprise of the  merchandiser until. the advertising  colunfns of the leading newspapers  have become a field of educative in?  formation in which many persons  browse With as/much Interest as they  give to other columns.  . Alberta Has Bumper Crop ^  ^ i.i ii���������n��������� in  Second   Uargest   Crop   in   History   of  the   Province  Final compilations are expected.to  show that the average yield of wheat  throughout the, Province - of Alberts  this year will :be 19 bushels per acre  .on 6.27&.000- acres, -giving- a total yield  of 119,225,000 bushels. This is the second largest crop-'of'-wheat in the history of the province. The largest  crop was 144,000,000 bushels in 1923.  The wheat yield this year in the  three Prairie Piovlnces is now expected to reach about 380,000,000  bushels, Manitoba, estimates a crop of  45,000,000 bushels * and Saskatchewan,  208,000,0000 - to 225,000,000 bushels.  Last year the vaJue of the Western  wheat crop was- $432,529,00G from  382,303v000 bushels.   .  The value has -"et to be conrouted  but as wheat has risen sharply In the  past few weeks by 12 cents or more,  until it has recently reached around  S1.45.*4il .^yintkipeg, the prospects for  financial reward appear excellent. The  return from tlie, wheat crop in. the  Prairie Provinces in recent years has  been as follows": 1923, $293������150J50Q;  1924, ?285^2O2>O0O;   1925, $432,529^000;-:  Utilisation Of'\A/aste Lands "For  1 "   :'*&> '*s~\C '  o Meet T4ie D  B *  J  TS  sirs������5   J7^**  ?a* aa.Asft.jt.jt^*  cits  deneme rjuiiuGS M������sonatu-te  Eastern   Farmers Working V/orn Out  Land   Might   Come 4o   Prairies  A scheme to stop the exodus of Canadian citizens to the United States and  at the same time increase the farming \ of the Interior at  Ottawa, more cap-  population oi ints w^si <iuu unier more ( ���������*-���������-������ --~&'~������*<������������������ =^ ---^a--  _*. .-���������   ~- ���������  JDespIto 'tlie fact, that trappers rtt^d  traders have taken freely of the fur  resources of Canada, oui- fur" ti"s.-3e  now employs, according to a statement bv the Natural JLesourees Intelligence Service of the Department  recently opened* sections of the East-  | ern provinces, was suggested by NIiev.  Abbe Phillippe Casgrain, director of  the Catholic Immigration Association  of Canada, in an interview on the subject at Quebec. The basis of Abbe  Casgrain's scheme is that Canadian  farmers -who are unable to eke out a  fair living. on their old, worn-out or  boulder-strewn farms, should be given  the ; opportunity by the Fedieral Government to settle in Western Canada.  A plan al ong* the lines. of the Soldiers'  Land Settlement scheme is suggested  by 'Abbie-Gasgrain for the transfer of  Eastern farmers to Western "Canada..  Saskatchewan Dairy Outpail  ."���������v<*������fe-.  Heavy Yield Of Grain  iayeav,i'hi  Cm^ii    A;  ovouia  not vaeai  \ the bureau to put him in touch with  the-makers, and a  substantial order  followed.   '������������������';..;'. "'-'.:'"^ V;-:--. .'���������...'.  Practically^ all. ^thei departments of  the Dominion-:������ Gover-oinent in rOttawa.  have at one time or another availed,  themselves of the bureau, on,whibh  increasingly heavy calls are being  made. \ *  The tremendous value of .'the film  as a naedium of national propigarida  is being realized by other nations of  the .world/, which are following Canada's 'example.-.'.'At the .present'--time  U6. nations, headed by Great Britain,  are trying to break the dominion of  the film-world held by. the United  States, and the matter is'of such importance as to merit discussion at the  Imperial conference- in London. Perhaps Imperial action will be taken on  n lead set by Canada nearly a decade  ago.- ' , *c"  1.5 win  :\' iGovetid Pf\������e''���������������������������."��������� "'��������� '  An odd little story lsr making the  aounds of Canadian papers.- It teils of  a wee girl in the first grade who, with  great care and much hard labor, raised  a few asters for the school fair. Alas!  there came an eager-and a nipping" air  a^ day or jjeS; before {theiexhiblt was to  be; made and the"powers; werf> blighted.  Realizing the keen cuisappointment  to the little girl ber aunt suggested  that a few asters front^ her own stock  should be added to the somewhat 'wilted flowers which the^ child was bravely  carrying away as part of, her work for  the fair. "But that wouldn't be playing fair," responded the child and went  off with her ownvllbwers conscious that  she had lost the coveted* prize before  she reached the long-anticipated show.  ^ This is one of those stories told to  point a moral and adorn a t*fle, ana  that will be appreciated by those who  have to do with fairs, and exhibitions  and shows, big; and little, the world  over.  Estimated Output for This Year Placed  " ��������� ���������--���������'���������������������������At'; 18.000,000- lbs*,������������������;  ���������:���������''. So famous has the Province of Saskatchewan, become a3. a great grain  growing, province that its importance  as a dairying country is apt to be lost  "sight of. A statement recently issued,  by the Dairy Ccmmlgsioner oi the  Provincial Department gives-some- in.-,  dication of how rapidly dairy production is growings vThe; statement reads:  "Creamery butter, ppod-uction in Saskatchewan Sn August ^ of this ; year  amounted to 2,267^382 pounds, bringing the total prbduction for the eight  months' period, January- 1st to August  31st, to: 13;453;058 pounds, -an increase  .of l,857i416 pounds or 16 per cent,  compared with , the." rreord>. for < the  corresponding period of .1925. -    ���������  It is eslimate'd that the the output of  this year will re^ich 18,000,000 pounds  Reports  Different  ployees, and serves a greater miraber  of people, than at any previous time.  The world demand for fa������*a has increased so greatly that Uie iur industry is confronted with. new*problems,  among'the most important of which Is  an assured supply of jjood quality raw  product such as Canada is able to* furnish. ' '  The limited supply of high quality  furs in comparison to the demand"j has  forced the industry to use pelts formerly considered of little'value, :many  of which are imported from foreign  countries. The public is deceived as  to the extent of this practice by a  Variety of trade harness as applied* to  certain:.furs'������������������among- which theifur of  the rabbit is "perhaps outstanding-;  This form of selling*,, has- received  considerable condemnation . from an  influential body of the fur retailers  and certain principles in this regard  have been- Agreed upon. The fur industry will undoubtedly not be ���������"content.-with, the continued substitution  of these low*grad<s pelts .an'd^'dther  means of increasing the supply of bet-  of.  Big   Yields   in  .������������������"..'. -..Parts of ^Iberta  Some heavy yields of grain are being ^reported throughput Albertal At  Claresholm, it is reported, by-the Leth-  bridge ^'Herald"v that G. A. Walker,  M.L.A., has threshed 135: bushels an  acre jfrom 46 acres of: wheat. A yieia  of 42.^ bushels per acre is reported  from 15&   acres    on   the    Thompson \ter Br^de  f������^   wiU  ^  eagerly wel  Company farm at Spring Coulee, this:  being second generation. 'Marquis.  Turkey lied.winter wheat on;the farm  of Armouri and Brimble, in tiie; Te^dy*1'  made -irrigated district tnear Leth*  bridge,^yielded^2^ bushels .to';,iae acre.  One'irrigated farm near Taber reports  51 bushels to the acre. -Ai>Champion,  a yield of 45^4 bushels on one farm  was'reported, with��������� 10.6,:busliels of oats  to the acre. ���������>;:-,-:--���������..  ^ British   Boy   Immigrants  An- annual grant equivalent to the  ^rant given by the ppminion Government has been given;���������;to the" British  Immigration - and Colbhization- : Association by-'the Overseas Settlement  Committee, a recent;; cable ' advises.  This is expected to coxisiderably expand the -.. Associati'on's_ work_ .of... settling -British boys between the ages  of 14 and IS on Canadian farms. Since  the society received its charter four  years ago about 500 boys per year  have been so moved and������ settled.  Bones Of, Birds, ^reHolbw  Makers Them    Lighter   and ^Stronger  Against Strain ->i  The bones of all 'flying birds~ are  scid to be hollow and^ filied with air,  thu^ showing, that nature .knew what  it was about when it designed them  for the air. This plan, as any pliysi-  cist will confirm, makes for not only  lightness, but for the greatest  strength. A solid bone besides being  heavier, would be le3s strong against  strain such as a flying fowl is putt to.  Studies Age Of Fish  Major Fo-wler Says Some" Live More  Than  Fifty Years  How long do fish live? Major F. S.  Fowler,"In a lecture before the London Zoological Society, gavo some interesting data on a special study he  had  conducted on this subject.  An electric eel In tho London Zoo,  It was reported, lived* twelve years. A  European catfish in the private aquarium of the Duke of Bedford is 50  years old and shows Utile indication  of wenltneyjO  Other fish ago figures ��������� given by tho  Major were:* Carp, 13 yearn; goldfish,  12 yearn; honing,- 1" yearn; salmon,  3 years; hull frog, 14 years; Ireo frog,  11 years; female- Spanish nowt, IS  years, and giant Hiilamander, 52 yours.  Guarantees His Houses  Canadian Potato Crop  Tito Cnmulfun potato crop irf sfill  estimated to ho 4:1,130.000 cwt.., compared Willi 42,37n,IK)0 In 3 025. This Is  mude up with Prince Edward Islnnd  :,,t0r.,n00 cvt... Nova Scollii 2.883,000,  Nmv llrunswlclc 1,321.000 Quebec JIV  7<jy,iHM/,   nnutrio    H>bXGM><h    ^hnihohu  ��������� S.lMS.uOd,   Sas*lcntohewan   3,015,000,  Al-  borla  2.7������),U00 and BrltiHli  Columbia  ;i,s:������i),noo,  '3U-fjuiiiiK t-'oiticunl- -When 1m your  birthday'.'  Applicjint. f<jy ](2nllf',1.ssic!il.���������Wha'u  lli������- tUif������n������-n������*o? V������jU ain't ������oiiiK to Rive  inn i������.nylliln|!;!-���������.lurlgri*.  W.    M.    HJ      J'ir.G  Canadian     Architect     Invents     New  System for Concrete Buildings  Tlie city council of Norwich, England, has ordered 200 houses, to bo  built of concrete under a new system,  on a remarkable guarantco from the  Inventor, D.. G. Underdown, a Canadian,  architect.  Mr. Underdown'guaranteed:  To lift a house built on his system  two foot and drop it to the ground  without a crack.  To turn it over on its sido and replace it without a chick.  To lift ami remove It botllly any  reasonable distance after thirty days.  Mr. Undevdown's housos are built of  lngenlaiiBly shaped blocks. Two fivo-  ton motor lorries hamef-srul to a pair  of these blocks wore unable, to draw  thorn apart. >  Alberta Homesteadn  Nearly 200,000 acres of homestead  land have been taken up by new settlers In tho Dominion land arena  covered by tho Edmonton Agency in  tho nine inonths of tho present your.  The total filings, ancordlurr to the  rubllclty Commissioner ol" Alberta,  wore 1,2-10 .Including soldiers* grants,  r*B compared with 741 filings for the  flume poilod of tho previoun  vear.  IlecordH taken ovtir'oC yoarM .show  <liat the siroat't-i-.t mnuber of fatal'In  fluenza eai*eji occur about Ihe ninth  or tenth week or tiio year, and liie  ft^woHt. about the thirty-fifth or thirty-  i bl.slh week.  coined.  Fox" farming has already become a  well    established    industry    aiad:; the  farming-of wild fur-bearers on; privately, owned lands and the utilization of  Waste' lands  and  water  areas  is  advanced*' as   a suggestion  which   may  provide-a solution at least, in*'part oi'  asv adequate'iur  supply.    Already  a  number of    experiments    in    Canada  along these lines have met -with cqji-  siderable success-    "Dry farming" or  tlie raising of such fur-bearers as the  ntuckrat, in   pens   apart   from   their  natural habitat; is also  an important  departure of-' intense interest which is  being  developed.     If  successful,  this  practice ' will materially add    t&f the  isupniy of raw pelts of high grade.  j*   As a  result  of  the  increasing  demand fox* information   in    regard,   to  :-Canada's resources    of    fur    bearing  wild life and;the raising-'-of fur bearing animals in captivity, the ;Natural  EeEources    Intelligence    Service, has  X>repared a number of monographs in  English and French on  Casada's fur  bearers and^   their   domestication  including beaver, fisher, muskrat, mink,  marten, otter, raccoon, chinchilla rabbit, skunk and blue   fox..   These   reports contain data relativo to description,    habitat;    production,    tranping  methods,    breeding-,    feeding,    Vanch  'practice.,      skinning,      pelt      values,  breeding stock values, markets, manufacture and various aspects   of   their  economic    anad    commercial    importance.  It is lntc-rostinK to note that in-  qulrios relative to Canada's present  and prospective fur . resources and  especially the raising of fur. bearers  In captivity are coming, not alone from  Canada, but from the United. States  and foreign countries including both  Europe and Asia.  Trans-Atlantic Champion  W. A. Williams, of Montreal, claims  to bo tho undisputed champion for  tran:j-AU.i*nl5e Journry:'.. ITe hnn to hi������  credit 117 UipH between America and  Europe and in confident that few persons, with tho exception porhap.-i of  a lew old sea captain*, can claim an  equal record. Wllllninn i.i a eommer-  f'dii liiiyoi' mid in tlH-< employ of otit-  Htandlng Canadian buHlnosu housea,  ii.... ������iiUuo hi., i.iij.'it. i'o������i^ Journeys  ncsrofiM the Atlnr.tle. I'oiiHhUMing that  Mi*.   Wllllara'.H  flvfit  tiipb  werf  made  years ngo It would bo ralr to aBsumo  that an average or nine days has been  spent at each crossing. In all Mr.  Williams Iiuh figured that he has spent  well over three solid years on board  ship and lias already Journeyed nearly  fJOO.OOO ocean mlhes. Most of his trips  lmve been on Canadian Pacific Hnor.s,  where  >������*>  Jh   one   of  the  befit known  Canada's Tele-graph Bill  Canada's tolepgraph 'bill was $11,-  520,323 in ,,1925, according to the  Dominion Bureau of Statistics. A to*  Inl'-oC 11,436,884 toioKrams wero  transmitted during the year, or moro  -tlian ono for every man, woman" and  child in tho Dominion. Messages received from the United States numbered 2,747,321. Cablegrams despatched to England and continental Europo  totalled 924,036, while ihose i*cceiveil  in return amounted to 5,179,939.  Big Apple Crop In B.C.  British Columbia's apple crop is  TT.0,000 boxes ahead of last year's productions, according to W. E. Uobort*  ������nn, provincial horUeulturist. Tho total yield is placed *at 3.025,000 boxen  an compared with 2,230,000 last year.  Thin year's total U the largest In the  hlHtory of the province.  Tho   Metropolitan   (London)   Water  pu.'ir.onfcer.;. The above photeftTaph j j]0ard lupptlen water to n population  shows Mr. Williams against tho rati of | ]arKCr than that of Canada, and  tho  the Canadian X'actfle litscr "'.M^r.tcalw/'j J(4i<juH( ���������,i<u,,,j ci**i So cad, -.rculd rnver  on which liner he completed his 117th ina diutaneo from Tx������ndon to TMnw  tnins-Athtntio journey recently. j yorjc ftn,j bnck. i Hfe OR&>*oT.Oi������ ,KEiVils.  Issued every EViday atOreefton. B.C.  Subscription t 82.50 a year in advance.  ���������33.00 to. 17*8, points.  O. F. HA"sr*as, Editor and Owner,  CRESTON.  B.G.. FRLDAY; JAN. 14  Looking After Creston  "Creston has advantages- and  these must be safeguarded*" Briefly stated these are the instructions  given Messrs. Constable and Littlejohn at a meeting of the Valley  orohardisfcs oil Saturday afternoon,  at which the -gentlemen mentioned  were officially chosen as the dele  gates-to the annual meet in |5 of the  ^British Colombia Fruitgrowers  Association which is being held at  Kelowna this week, and at which it  is expected recommendations will  be- framed and passed on to the government at Victoria, and which are  likely to play some part in the  drafting of the proposed compulsory co-operation, fixed selling price  or clearinghouse legislation that is  hoped to put thefruit industry on  a more profitable basis.  Everyone will agree that a very  satisfactory bit of work war done  by the meeti-ag, and equally pleasing will be &he knowledgo that the  half hundred growers ass.tabled  were quite unanimous in endorsing  the sentiment, but it is to be hoped  that this will raoi be the only move  made ia the matter.  The information reaching the  Beview would indicate that when  the new fruit policy is brouf**Th&  down in the legislature the intention Is for the minister of agriculture to submit a skeleton bill, and  tiona (along with specific information ,as to What these advantages  consist of) to Col. Fred Lister  whose advocacy of Creston's pass*  t.issrwili mean so much'in actually  safeguarding these advantages  -���������?h3si the new marketing policy is  crystallized into a legal enactment.  We take it that on the two delegates' re&-arsa smother meeting will  be.lield afc which a report will be  made, as to what actually-transpired, and more particularly as to the  exact nature of the recommendations sent on from *he meeting for  the guidance of the legislative  roesnbers i��������� their work of ores tins  effective fruit marketing regulations.  When the delegates report- as to propes-id land  * -The situation is probably little1'  different to day, and the industry  therefore ������e ecohoiaic only in' spots,*  With Independent-      Shippers  doubtless having most of the~ spots.  l$~o'possible measure of co operation  or legislation can place the industry  as a   whole on an economic basis.  In    the,  Pacific ~   States    internal  competition, of which the Associat-  ert       hb      po     "PenrfruL  has     rpfiunad  non commercial varieties to a mini  rnuaxu a balancing'   of   production  going on continuously.   In Yakima  for example miscellaneous varieties  were 7.1 percent, of the  whole in  1921; in 1025 the   percentage was  reduced to 2.6.    Added   protection  of oil������ form and another, legislation  Executive, supported by a press  wh;ich unfortunately but ������qi?ite  naturally assumes they know their  own itidustrv. seems to be utterly  j&o varih'nnd'wivb the^true economic  facts. Overawed hy tne" magnitude  of their problem and without  outstanding leadership, their policy*  is brie of simple perpetuation.  Whatever can be done to put.  iron into the sob! ��������� of":the growers  and bring the Associated iSxecutiVe  and economic facts into a head on  collision will mark real progress.  Faithfully youra,  Guy  Constable.  ���������B~u  ^SS^S' *5S ������55 ^^oS^ ^S^^ ^^^W^ *5*   55? mWf  *VrtM ^0flV ^W^  T*������������������  OT    1noa  *ttt     2.0&V.  New Stock of  -Harness  Second Hana *siore in  "" [conrieetion  ���������?*���������������> >  Shoe &ne$ HesTitGss R&paaTZitg  the safeguards they were able to get  'favorable consideration, for would  seem to the logical time for the  growers to nam & oomnrsifctee to  tabula-.e the advantages and invite  fche-local member to visit Creston for  a conference prior to the new legis  labion being put on the statute  books.  "vTlthout having specific in forma  fcion along this Hue presented to  the legislative representative Cre<a  Sion must not complain if her best  interests are not given due consideration. And, likewise, iff the local  member fails to present Creaton*s  case as outlined to him he must  mot complain if public resentment  is expressed of hie failure to do his  duty.  ���������U-&GS uci S,  Comment on Articles  party, to lend  a hand  in  putting  the beef on to it and ail the finishing touehes���������identically, the same  procedure as. was followed in fram  ing the present Liquor Act.  If this is the way this all important measure is to be brought into  being it ia at once apparent that  OoL Fred Lister, the local member,  will he expected to take a. prominent part in fashioning the bill,  being the representative of one of  the few constituencies in the province that is given over almost com-:  pletely to fruit growing.  Although resident in the Valley  for almost eight years and possessed of a working knowledge of the  fruit industry and its needs, Ores-  ton must not overlook the fact th t  part of the constituency Col. Lister  represents may not be of the opin  ion that Creston has advantages  that must be safeguarded and, consequently, if the local member is to  be counted upon to see that these  advantages aro looked after, it is  only fair that our representative  should have his attention drawn to  them in some effective manner1.  If it is believed essential to the  prosperity of horticulture in Creston Volley to give delegates to a  growers meeting very definite instructions to safeguard the local  advantages Creafcon orchardist8  enjoy, laaw much more important  must it be to give  similar instruo  to  in  auditor Vernon Ne.ws8 Sir3���������-  "Although a noa subscriber  your paper, will you permit,  view of the importance of the subject, some small space for comment  on articles appearing in your issue  of the 10th inst.  An article quotes a resolution put  forward by the Associated Growers  urging compuisory co-operation,  their denial to the contrary nob  withstanding. In the same issue  Mr. Kidston analyses the primary  difficulty in the fruit industry as  being   that   the    world    produces  rV - * ��������� *- -  more apples than the world will  buy at remu nerative prices. Apples  being no longer Just apples, may I  suggest that a more correct' analysis would be that more apples of  certain varieties are being produced  than can be sold at remunerate;  pk-ioes, competing as they do with  other varieties and similar food  commodities, which improved transportation has placed at the door  of the consumer.  A recent survey o! eight fruit  exchanges in Western Biliohigan  over a five year period, in , whioh  waa one year of exceptionally high  prices and two years oF equally low  prices, showed they had packed  133 varieties, of which only 14  ������howed a profit. In 1923 the  Associated Growers admitted to  packing* out 153 varieties^, eighty-  four per cent of which had to be  marketed   before   Dedember   31st,  fruit grower, have perpetuated our  deficiencies, and the proposed compulsory cooperation can only he  one more step in that^direotion.  It is easy to agree with Mr.  Kidston *that the Associated is  consistently a bear influence, so  also the vast majority of their one  hundred and fifty-three varieties.  Tho Dominion Fruit Commissioner  ai-.isa.V-'rs.-s= 4-.-. /"*������**   4-1.--  declares there v* under���������oonsu,mp-  tiori. Mr. Isaacs in your paper  calls for increased duties, and he is  one of many with the same belief.  Increased protection will hot bring  about increased; conssiimptioh as  long as we have anything like the  number of non���������commerial, non  keeping varieties in our production;  This season is not the first in which  home markets have been plugged  by the Duchess and Wealthy  movement^ but just how there can  t"     ���������     .   . ?   ���������  ~���������l.! 3 i_������     ���������-    L������    74/T JS    :���������.  O������ ������K,0'*������ei--7priH������UObIOi-������   %jl  j.u.ttOa   sOr  esaniple. is hard to understand,  when millions, in primary markets  in many countries, the States  especially, are clamouring for the  soft apple of quality.  Both Mr. Kidston and Mr. Isaacs  advocate an investigation. We  had committees, investigations,  prosecutions and what not enough  to blow up any ordinary industry.  Continued upheavals of one kind  atid another have befogged the  situation and so. unsettled growers  thao little has been attempted to  place the industry on an economic  basis. '���������__:,.  This is the problem today and it  was just as much so the day the  Associated was conceived. The  whole mind  and   attitude of their  VI %w ������ w  Some of it is good, some of it is bad, an^ a lot of it is  TSji*-     r.11   Vvl? 'it-     -������C  Butter."  sold ia wrappers iiiar^ed "Uhoice Dairy  '   -Buyejs have rig-way of telling who made the particulat  pound they happen to buy-���������be it good, indifferent, or poor  stuftr ' '/-V.. ���������' ������������������������������������':��������� ':��������� ..->������!, ."'-'''..n. ���������'-.:'.:.;'-���������-;:"   -���������������������������-.;-" /;-:'���������  V: ;���������'" ���������  And worse still-���������for the* good buttQrmaker---so long as  this haphazard way of putting buttfet Jseibfe iMe public xsoh-  tinues thie; detriand for Dairy'..B.u������t^r'mH^J^l^jopKi1:'1:'  If yoii aire one of at least a few who m-eke really good  hy not let folks know $our butter by using PSINTED  BUTTE-B WRAPS-s.te��������������� jjoar name.  They cost very little more than the readyinade_sort you  use now���������to yoiir own disadvantage.  By way. of inducing you to use the printed sort���������with  your name printed,on them���������we will supply you with FIVE  HUNDBED Wrappers at the popular price of $3.00.  It's a pleasure to show samples.  COMMERCIAL  PEINfING  DEFT.  .aw.  +���������  Notice to Shareholders of this (Bank  Residing in British Cokim hill  Fur the convenience of shareholders a registration and ti-ansfer office has been opened in  the Main Office, Imperial Bank of Oadada^  Vancouver. All sfiaroii hcsJcB in Bi'Jttsh  Colambia have been transferred to the  Vancouver Register.  J". M. LAY,  Manage^ Vawcouvei%  G. W. AIJUILN*  '.tW.uJH  KumiMim'-wmiaM..* imoummmimm,* ..n. i. y....,  OF CA.ZVAI3LA������  CRESTON BRANCH,  - ��������� Jbtmnn&mtt*  We have prepared for coming colder weather.    See our  CONSISTING OF  Stag Shirts, Sweaters, Mackinaw Coats.    Heavy Sox  Stanfield s Red Label Ail V^ool Shirts  and Drawers,.also Combinations  Also a splendid lino of  Shirts in All Wool, Ski. Boy and Wind Breakers  Agents for   <  Penman's Hosiery and Jaeger all wool lines  .,.���������:������������������,:��������� ;,:,&'ii:;^.:':-^js^^ :c:\T;;':::!:i:s::rrr?;T:r::::;r:::::;:;:::;:::i^r::iii::;::i;:i::;i  f& ESfSi S"***1 Jf^k ^B��������� ^WlL n^ H Ei HI H���������" fiSft% ^9fe|   13L   ^^ H I^SSBHI H     BBS ������p>%|L jPbl Bk Egi BBfi^ ^S  ^L H 'n B  atff ���������   r������tk 1 i, 1I1S' IWipn WVkU mBmmm 1 IS   ��������� ���������"��������� s^ i^ i^H ST   rr-% ������^2  c  s������w S *t������rmw '���������mP m   <mr S w S ������f w mm m SA^m^u ������u vt  m  mmmmm *mr "msr imm    * ������i 1   i  LtMiTED   ���������  gjj'S'i'ffSfigfiBBft^  IHH  mmmmmm  WSSBM  WM f,.  ^  'THE ��������� CBBSTON .REYtEW  fvunnpip nr  51NUFS1S yt  t������  PRE-EMPTIONS  Vseaat,w uaressrve^ - surveyed  Crown larads ssc^' bs pre~es*ai>ted by  British subjects over 18 years of ag-e,  and by aliens on declaring intention  ���������*o become British subjects, coadl-  tioHial upon-'' yfestdenc'e, occupation,  end Improvement for agricultural  purposes.  Full InformatSon concerning regulations ..--regarding pre-emptions < is  given in bulletin Ho. I, I^nnu Series,  "How to Pre-empt I*and," coplea of  . which can be obtained free of charge  by addxesslnar the S������nartxnent of  Lands, Victoria, Bl!c��������� or to any <3ov-  ernmeat Agent.  Records will bo granted covering f  only land suitable for. agricultural  purposes, and which is not timber-  land, L.e., carrying - over 6,000 board *���������  feet per aero west of the Coast Bangs  and 8,000 feet p*er acre east of that  Range.  Applications for pre-emptions are  to be addressed to the X������and Coro-  " oussioner of the Load Recording Division, In. which- this' land applied for  is ^situated, and are made on printed  foptrr������������ copies of -which can be ob-  tainea from iao Z*and Commissioner.  Pre-emptions m*rxst be occupied for  five years and. improvements made  to, value of $10-, por acre; including  clearins wan oultlvatlns at least ftva  acres,, bofcro a Crcwsa Grants can be  received.  B*or more detailed Information see  the Bulletin "How to. Pre-emp1  Id&nd."  ���������~@       FUiSOHASE ������  Applications are received for pur  chase    of    vacant    and    unreserved  .  uiuhu    wuun,    uui.    uoaj-is    uu|uei uuiu,  for agrricultural purposes; mtnimum  price of first-olasa (arable-) land is $5  per aero, and second-class (grazing)  land $2.50 per acre. - j;-urther information regarding purchase or lease  of Crown lands is given In Bulletin  No. 10, "Sjand. Series, "Purchase and  Tjagq ftf Cr***TV3S 2L.-ands."  Mill, factory, or industrial sites on  timber land, not exceeding- 40 acres,  may be, purchased or leased, the conditions including payment ot  rstumpage.  ! HOMESITE   LEASES  i    Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20  ������������������acres,  may be   leased as  homesite3,  jCOuultlOQal    iipuu    a   Swelling'    berns  ierected In the first year, title being  *STEERS ESTRAV  ' Strayed from the uhderigned, three  steers coining 2 years. Brand ou right  ribs S aud button in right ears-two are  red J -and -white; one is blue and  white Be ward to party giving-: information leading to reoovery. JOHN  SPRATT, Creston.  SALS OF STRAY COW  Notice  is -given that at 10 a.ra.,^on  PARTIL  r'ffellA.A'-f-'lAti    Bar  niiiitajiitai m  ���������������������������w via n v *&m-u      hit;  ft.  8b.  By W. KELLY,,'B.A., Principal of  Creston High School  The Neva Examination  A great deal of work has been done  in recent years towards  the develop-  xuesaay, February 1, iS27, I will offer | a������enc dfc abetter method of testing a  ���������if not sooner claimed���������at my j pupil's progress in education.      T~ *���������""  "for sale  ranch, one roan cow, branded (xrf  with half circle on right side, about 8  years old, and which strayed on so my  premises about November 25. 1926.  .JAS. I>A\ IS, Creston.  SALE OK STRAY CALF      ,  ��������� Came to my premises on January 1,  1927, bluck heifer calf* no brands visible. Unless the same is ciaicned before February 1,1927, the same will be  .Z-*J*       a^       ���������.  .. , -MAC*-    -T%.   *   T7Ifl  KOiu    vi*   fay   ejLptrtistcD,     %>x3.kj. j-tjo. if xkj,  Creston.  tunjiig������G>/kt    40T  FORM *=���������  Certificate of Improvements  iVOT/Oe  May Day and Pink Diamond Mineral  Claims, situate, in the Nelson Mining  Where located:   Al)out three miles fromTnur,  .on-..  TAE22 NOTICE that I, A. H. Green, acting  aa agent for Ijewis D&vies, Free Miner's Gertifl  cate No. 85624C, intend, sixty days from the  date hereof, to apply to the Mining Recorder  for a Certificate or Implovements. for the pur  pose of obtaining- a Crown urant to the above  claims.  And farther take notice that action under  Section 85,' must he commenced before the  issuance of such Certificate of Improvements.  ~~ .y ot Janvary, 1827, .  A. H. GREEN.  * :r"L,  provement   conditions    are     fulfilled  and land has been surveyed.   .  LEASES.  for .grazing- and industrial purposes areas not exceeding 640 -acret  may be leased by one person or *  company.  GRAZING  Under the Grazing- Act the "Province Is divided Into gTasing- districts  and the range administered under a  Gracing- ������Commissioner. _ Annual  grazing- permits are issued based on  numbers ranged, priority being."giver,  to established owners. Stock-owners"  may -form associations -' for range  nnanages?rieaft.- E*F������e, or partially free,  tampers  bead.  and   travellers,   up   to   ten  JEf3B-=-  SFPARTyFNT ftp i mm  . ._            nntm ������������*������    *-������*-P  For example: A  t-be paper rvnd the pupil is  ApplisatiSR far Srgzing Psrmff^ for the  Season of 1927  Applications for permits to graze livestock  on the Crown Range within any grazing  district of the Province of British Columbia  mast be filed with the District Forester at Fort  George, Kamlcqps. Nelscn, Prince Rupert,  Vancouver, or Williams Lake,1 on ore before  March 31strl927.  , Blank forms upon which to submit applications may be obtained from the District  Foresters at the above-named places, or from  the Department of .Lands at Victoria, B.C.  G. R, NiBEN,>-  Benuty Minister o������ Lands.  Department of Lands,  Victoria, B.C..  January 4,1927.  Our entire stock going at  THIRTY Per Cent OFF  (int^ i Uli Uiiiib w iiUUiv w I USit  GEO. H. KEIiXJY  CIOU  : -'��������� ANP; PURE '���������:  CT-HE delicious^ brill-iant flavor of British Columbia  x beers is secured arsd maintained by the most  exacting care taken by the Amalgamated Breweries  in the brewing of the finest materials. Its purity  is guarded by predse analysis by independent* well  known chemists on behalf ot tlie Government  These analyses constantly proclaim" it a pure anc3  healthful beverage.  G������&&*L>  A MAT.CIAMATED DrewtHea  of brituh Columbia, in wUth  nto nsaocl-vtecl tfcft., Vancouver  tk'cwccl:* Ltit��������� rUFnicr D.'cwina  Company of Canada. Ltd.', "We������t.'  ralmter Dr<!-.v������3'Ltd,.SIlver8-rl������B  UviMMsy L; J ��������� u.i J V Ictaria pbccotr  Br������:u>in4 Co. Ltd. '  m cne  traditional type of examination   the  candidate wrttsa-, IsHgthy answers  to  which the examiner  assigns a value,  lb rests al-alost entirely with  the ex-  araQiner whether the student passes or  not, or secures a Mgh  or, low mavfe.  No matter ho,w impersonal Jie may desire to feel he cannot help being affected -by a .grf^j>;;*ar^rl*ajy: external factors.  He is, for/ eka^ipt������pset in  a pleasant  frame of vzfe0;v?u&x he* comes upon a  neat/arifcb&ieule tv-gaper-   and   grants  marks roorereadilym" that mood- than  when he meets an   (intidy paper, yet  he in*%rii^>!y^*irbiy?4S:claihi that he is  marking arithmetic Jand nt>t neatnesii.  ^ He must be influenced by any know,  ledge he has of the pupil.      An  example is given in the  Survey of a case  where lOO* experienced  teachers were  asked to mark the same set of replies  in   an   actual    examination   and   the  marks ranged all' too way from 28 to  SO.   This type of examination is known  as "subjective."     The  resnifc  depends  upuu  tlie exaijiiiici.-, -who has a vague  idea of  what. answer   he  wants   (he  knows the fucts but cannot foretell the  form  of the answer) and  he   judges  whether or not the pupil has reached  the required standard.    The pupils are  measured not by a .fixed standard but  by a vague idea in the mind of the examiner.  Objective Examinations  The new examination sets out to  test the same"material as the oid one  purported to test, but,here the marking does not depend   to the slightest  tatement is made on,  HS������������8u.  vO Cie-  cide whether the sta.tement is true or  false. AH the pupil has to do is to  iudicate his opinion.- - Another example is the type where a sentenct - is  given in which certain important  wosds are omitted for the pupil to fill  in. Only one word or its synonym  will complete the ^sentence truthfully.  In both/these examples th-a student  could mark the paper on being given  the key, equally as -well as the teacher  or examiner. There is no doubt that  these two examples can be made to  measure the pupil equally as well as  the.older type and the marking is infinitely more fair to the pupil. This typi*  of test Is known as "ob-jective." Tho  mark is entirely-objective and depends  upon no one's, personal opinion";. Here  you have a definite measuring stick of  ���������d constant and fixed length.  The Recommendations of the Survey  . /There are no specific, recomrnenda-  tions by tho survey advising the use  of objective tests but there is every  reason to suppose that th6*y assume  their use. The teste are being used  extensively and to great advantage  in a great''many school subjects... I  have devoted this section to them for  tho reason that I am loading up to the  discussion of the Middle school and  tests of this Bort aro one of the primary essentials of that school.  The survey advocates the abolition  of the Grade 8 and the Matriculation  examinations. The former will automatically disappear with the institution of the ��������� Middle school. Entrance  to that school will be based more upon  the period of natural development of  the child than upon the progress in  studies. When a child reaches the  adolescent period he enters the Middle  school without examinations.  The latter or Matriculation examination now follows three1 year high  school course. The substitute for this  is to bo tho accredited high school.  Schools that eAn, reaoh a certain  standard In teaching staff, In equipment, in results will havo the power  to recommend pupils for graduation  certificates. Any examinations that  aro given are to beset and marked by  tho..staff of tho school. This might  not apply to schoola having a staff of  lcso than 4 or 5 teachers. It Is pre-  sumod that tho examinations will bo  objective us far aa . possible, for only  by adopting tiiiu iyyu u������ toel can th*>.  pupil bo said to bo accurately and  fairly measured.  Tho next article will bo on Hotarda-  tlon. It's Goeta and Cures.  ��������������� water  _��������� ,"������!  i*mu*mtittml,m<i+'mimit  m������3ffliss&m\*A3&  ^Mimmmimt^tt^M^^mmiZr^.  mw ������������,i mmn^fmmmm^mmmmm* w<  This advcrttPtMncnt: fa not-published c,r displayed by tlie Liquor  Control Board ot by tne Government ot British Columbia.  It*s nice to. have a good working knowledge oi"xiac|io-  but the name At water. Kent on your set makes such  j&uow.ieage quite Linnecessary. iaw-e i& an eApert.-  ness la the minor details as well as in the - major  features that brings the world's air-offerings to you at  their  best.    We  invite  you to   listen   in with  us.  f  A variety of Model?, to select from*  17  ������&������B*w*r   J  of  o s r  r^ fr% eL>  IER   GARAGE  &.    MAXWELL  rer������j������ ��������� fuirerro  -"7-1  MEAT MERCHANTS  !>r������-o*v t\Ttn  bhAMRQuK ruitK sAUsAUte  An economical dish, e;isy to serve.  Shamrock Brand HAM, BACON ana LARD  -     <ulz.ivjlsalL,jc  CkkaiyaERY BUTTER  Government graded; highest quality. ��������� "  "FRESH and CURED-FISH  ail varieties.  Choicest BEEP, FORK, MUTTON, VEAL, LAMB  BURNS9 IDEAL POULTRY FOOD  increases egg production and produces better-poultry.    Buy the best.  DoFoirost & ������Pi*o$$������o$p  IS YHEg.AVE&7 ������F\8mB>SO  Installed in Console Cabinet made   by MeLagan.  Cannot be surpassed by anything in Radio*  tower prices and can give easy terms.   Will be pleased  - .  to  have  you  call  in  and hear our machine any  evening.    Everything in Radio Batteries.  BEVA  Anglican Church Services  SUNDAY, JANUARY  16  OIUB&TON���������8 and 11 a.m.  SKUDAR���������1 and 7.30 p.m.  v  Your Pocket ���������  used as a bank has many dis*  advantages.  Money carried in if is easy to  spend on Crifles or may be lost  or stolen*.  Weekly deposits in our Savings Bank  will accumulate rapidly. ���������  Small or lame accounts are welconm  ,1 "miE*   v*/i, 1311 AILJA/\ f^   J|!j<c\.JM ft\.  Cpitai Paid Up $20,006(000  Reserve Fund $20������000������000  Creston Branch  D������ T. Scrimgcour, Manager  Mmmmmmm  WWW1���������  Printed Butter Wraps at The Revnew m^^^^^^^^wssmtssmsss^^s  ��������� ���������-IHliJ-L* 'WIJ  r?:  POISONED LIMB  It was just a ba,d anile that might:,  happen anyone. But it serves to show  hovv quickly fclood-Foison. develops unless broken tissues have the protection  of' s-ntiss^tlc   j?3.jn-13t33i.  Mrs A. Harrison, Place- de-Armes,  Kingston, Ont., writes :-"Dviring household duties ray left ankle was injured by  a sharp projection. Stocking dye got  intoihe wound and its pcisoned coridisiois  alarmed me. My ankle took a turn for  the Better, almost as soon as I began  with Zam-Buk. This powerful healer  dispelled all- pain, suppuration-and ia-  flammation.    It healed perfectly."  Use Zam-Buk also for eczema, rasbes. p-ixn-  |������les. boils, abscesses, (hats burns, scalds ������ie  WORLD HAPPENINGS  A socialist daily newspaper, -with, a  IIHIAa     Wl*  W  W-g IT I iWt itfjr**  t-3ting Facts About Natives  Dr. William Mc&overn, the explorer  and ..anthropologist,   who  recently  returned to London after, spending a year  on. the Amazon, searching for hltheri������  undiscovered  tribes,  came  across native's   who: had  only   heard   of   white  men.    Soime were civliized tribes will1.  culturei atidi had a political and religious organization of their own.   Others  were so **si3d and primitive that they  had ho houses, could, not even swim,  dug  up  r������So'i=>   lot*  their  nourishxaont,  and only   showed   'themselves   higher  than tlie animals by their use of to.  Dr. McGovern says.'somo of the natives  he visited think nothing of living 2(10  or. 300 in one huge room.   Tho centre  of the room is used as a sort of cosn-  mou   drawing-room,   axtti ;th4   various  families    live     on    "allotments"    still  round, the Camily allotment being big  enough to  contain a,  central lire ano  the neccss&Fy'~nuraber of hammocks So  sleep in.    The staple  food of the ua-  i tives Is the mahdioca*���������a sort of po������s-  12verj',whferc awen, ������om������n and children  are -Jiniiing ituUant relief -from Conshs  rastd Colds of ell fc������ftd* by taking- Sssek-  Iey'������ Mixture. "Eversrwhera drussistt ������rm  KeSling "B-afefeley's"; ttndsr jsesSiive srts***?-  wMtee. The first dose proves how Ait-  fsrent fit is���������a*kd Uiefre arc 40 dories in a  ���������JS-cesvt:. bottle I -. .^N^ver be, -e?gtho-at saw  -proven conqueror o������ colds; -  1������2 Mutaal. S*., Twtanfco 2  MIXTURE  :.������ slaaic iip proves It  eats  MM  capital oi" 2,000,000    francs    (������60,000). j ouous   potato   from, which   the  poison  ���������will be published in Paris at tho begin-1 js extracted by a complicated, process  on  ot  ning of 1927.  The Canadian Pacific    Hallway  riehed the  treasury of    tho    city  Quebec  by  the    sum-   of  being its    contribution    in  taxes for the year 1926-27.  Paa-iiament  will meet  early  ce-mber.     This    was    the  made by Hon. J, A. Robb, acting prime  minister, at a meeting of tlie cabinet  council.  -*���������-������������������' -���������  Special despatches     from    Dunvngo  say   the   military   authorities   in.-t.liat  state have  ordered   the   arrest   of sll  Roman  Catholic priests    in    Durango j  City, Mexico, oa suspicion they are in-!  citing the people to rebellion. .i  AiBCiy jy^-r cent oi i*r*-,i--,cvre-u. &u*p-������  ping in the Bahamas has bean lost in i  three successive hurricanes- since *  July, official reports indicate. "Nassau, 1  in past years filled at_this season with '  a large array of craft,J.s almost bar-'  '" rem 1  of evaporation.  ftisrasr soaw.  tHUTCO, Mi.  6-16  g-gMTf-feftgt**  * ������**������ ;nMB������������& as  s  *w  Useful in Camp.���������Ex plot ers=, survey-  1319,055.28, i ors, prospectors and Iran tors wilt ft^id j  municipal! Dr- Thomas" Kclectriic OH very, useful  [in camp.   When the feet and legs are  j wet and cold it. is well  to rub thorn  hi  D^\ freely -with the Gil and the result vrill  intimation" be tlve prevention   of   pains, in    the  j .muscles, ��������� and should,  a cut, or contu-  j sion, or  strain be sfustainevl,. nothi-ag  ! could, be better as a'dressing or lotion.  NOYEMBEIl 21  IACUI  Ul   I  ���������kiru/iMn  ENANT  TUB        nfllV���������  Nation.Wide     Fame.    ���������    There    is;  scarcely a corner ol this great Domin- \  ion -svhere the. merits'of Dr. Thomas'i  Eclectric Oil have not been tried and ;  proved.    It is one of the world's most'  efficient remedies for sore throat,, lame  back and many other ailments arising  from inflammation.      Rubbed   on    the  skin  its    healing    power    is    readily  absorbed, and it can ajso be taken in- j  ternally.  Every child born on board a British  t-liip at. sea is registered in the parish  of Stepney, and all baptisms performed at sea are entered In the registers  of   that   parish,, which   date   back   to  A Texas motorist wrecked hisc automobile -when lie collided with a circus parade. That's what comes oi  driving  to beat the band.  Advice For  Young Motheirs  Golden Text: Clioose you this day  -whom "ye will serve; . . . but as for  rae and my house, we will serve Jehovah.���������Joshua 24-x5.  Lesson: Joshua.24.14-25.  Devotional 'Reading*.'Psalm 107-1-9.  Explanations and Comments  3. Joshua- Reminds the People of  God's Help Throughout Their History,  verses l-iau-r-Joshua assembled, the  people at - Sheclsem,, sending a special  summons to everyone in authority, the  elders, the heads of Israel, the judges,  and the officers. lie began . his ��������� farewell admonitions by   seeking   to    stir  Bureau Has an Actiye Season  The Winnipeg Tourist and Convention Bureau registered a number,  equal to 58 per cent of all the motor .j  cars that crossed the Svhole of the  Manitoba Border from the United  States, and remained ior^ more than  twenty-four hours,- up to October 1st,  Ktllarhey, Cartwrlght," Crystal City,  Melita, Sno^v* flake, Bannerman, Piney,  Waskada, Haskett and ail ports of  entry, 105,71.0' -oeanlo caine across tho  bonxler of Manitoba from the United  States and, 75,012 of them stayed less  than a day, .while ���������30,6'9k"came infer a  per3od ranging i'rom two up to thirty  days, -....._ ',���������.:������������������'' ;������������������  A days' stay would mean over $2,-  000,000.00. left, ia out;...coaatry based on  an expenditure of $18,75 per -capita  per day. A two day's stay would mea*h  an ,expenditure-o������ .more , than -54,000,-  000.00, while the usual'-average,pf VYs  days," which is accepted by all .members of the l.A.C.B. as being correct,  would mean ar gross "expenditure of  over $7,000,000.00 in Manitoba during  the'past season.-,'  For the year 1926 seventy-four^ conventions were held in -Winnipeg' with  an attendance^of 23,600.''^ 'The feature  of tho 1927 season, in which sixty son-  ventions have already been booked,  w������5i be the side-trip of the .Minnesota  State Elks Association, who will visit  Winnipeg for two days in tlie third  week In June, 1J>27. Inaications point  to 192S being a "Banner" year for conventions. The Norse Association of  Canada, seven thousand strong and. the  Norwegian Singers of America, 6ne  thousand strong, already have selected  Winnipeg as well as numerous others,  ranging in attendanTce from 200 to  3,000. Winnipeg has al?-jo secured the  D.O.K.K. Convention for 1S23, attend-  ,���������!._.   or nAft  'ts&ROWm������-:  EAGLE BRAf^D  ^   Condensed Milk   ������,  17-26  Dear Friends:  Yoxl  take no risk  with yo^ax" 5>yeing ot  Tinting if you use  iFEy-o-la Dyes11.  Same Kind of dye ]Pro-  fesaional Dyers use.  Send for Booklet.  lours sincerely,  '-^5^?s%^iKS^<rj-������sf  their hearts   with  a   recital   oO God's  care and help from the time of Abraham   to   that   present   moment  when  they  were  in  possession   of  land   on  which they had not labored, of cities,  which  they  had  not built,  and  vineyards and oiiveyards which they had  not planted.  He  told all this   in  the  foa*nt of a speech from Jehevahv himself, thus-stressing- the  fact that he  and they were simply instruments of  the d4vine ���������will.    "I give  .   .'. ..'I  sent  .  .  . l plagued .  .   .-I brought.  I gave .'..'..' ,'-t destroyed .  .   . I,delivered* .  . .'��������� I sent": theso recurring pronouns have-been likened to the bjows  of a- sledge-hammer;  beating the  one  'thought   into  the   people's  hearts.   It  was history seen by the eye of faith.  "Oh that men   would praise Jehovah, for his loving kindness, And  for  his  wonderful   works   to   the  children of menr*'���������tPsalm).  ^������cssne So Weak,  Could Has*dS^ Sliand  Mrs. Wm. Palmer', Tomahawk, Alta.,  writes:���������"Last spring I had a long  spell of sickness and became so weak  I could hardly stand. I could not  sleep at'night as the least little noise  wou|d wake me up. I tried blood  tonics and other nerve pills, but they  c7.(J me no good, and I was-gettisig  worse.  1 wrote my mother about my condition, and she sent me three boxes of  There is no poisonous ingredient in  Holloway's Corn Remover, and.it can  be used without danger or injury.  Empire Leaves Members Free  T������  Service Dept  Johnson-Bichardson  ep  w  O^t k, r^-  nlaa  Robert Kirkland Kernighan, the  Khan, author and poet, is dead at his  home in.Roclcton, Ont., after an illness  of several.months^ in his 72nd j-ear.  Reason British Cornsrionv.'salth Gets  ->      Along Without Any FrictSon  The parsidox of the ^British Commonwealth is that it can only cohere by  being incoherent. It will hang together while its members are free. To attempt to tie them to each other by  legal bonds would dissolve the whole  structure. "  We live together as a S3rstem.of free  peoples, sprung from one root; speak-:  ing one language, recognizing one sov-  l tig-t  ereingty, but at liberty to go our sep-_  arate ways if we choose. ���������:',.'"  Within the limits of that necessity  there is abundant room for common  effort .and mutual helpfulness. We can  meet and discuss", as members of one  family. We can clear the channels of  trade and Improve iho imperial lines  of communication.  IVIlnard'*    penetrates,    soothes,  and relieves-pain..._ Splendid for_  stiif - joints, spre: muscles.  -Write for  cata-  BAKBRS'   OVENS-  _  Hubbard Oven  Company/ 1100 Queen  West. Toronto; Ont.  logue   and   list   of   used   ovens.  MALE   HELP WANTED  Above all, we can keep the air sweet h.^ gluing Nogar Olothing--Suits  and clean, the temperature warm, tho ��������� -popcoats $14.95 Full price. Made fr  --Tlio SIhuw, SI  utlio  Hamilton. Ont.���������^"Dcfnrc the arrival  m my Utile hoy my lic.-illli was very  pnor, my hack hurl and tuy nerves were  ;,o iips������t: 1 could not sloop.   ] fvrew vcr^  v-'calc rmil miserable and suffered from  tnoniing  .������Jc'|,nes.<*.    Finally   I   saw  Dr. \  riercc's   Ftivorhe   I'rcHcriptian   iu   the ���������  r\vnsx More where 1 trade, so I decided j  f'������ li'3* it, :im1 i< did mr- a world of gr>oil. i  It   r'-\'u-\'ft}   tne  ������,f   nil   ������li';lr<*s������   Fit   my !  imnck, luiiit me up in sirenglh and  my  nr'Tvc;    did    not   jlive   rae   any   more  uymiIiIi?.   J (j-r������t nUntfi fme the remainder  ni  the 1 inn.: and   I   had a Very strong,  healthy baby,    lit addition to lccepiiiK ;ii  woman  healthy  mid  stivmj* it  relieve!?  h������"t*   (it   a   certain  mental   Ktrain,   from  v.hi'di     nue.si     women     Buffer    dtirinrs  mi>\Uv\'.ji><><)."������������������Ahh. jone|tl������ Curto, 1*1/  J lav  St., Xorlh  ,   n'icture ahove.)  \Vi',W 3 b'. J'iuH., Vat.. 3uvalldu������  Hot*-!, 3!ulfati������, N������ Y,t C'������r  free (idvice.  Individual and Smart  Can you imsigine anything moro becoming and more vivacious than this  stunning  frock of  moire? It, witE answer so many    occasions    and    servo  many purposes    with    chic   that    the  youthful woman will at onco clatm it  for her own.    The  skirt, has clusters  of side plaits in the front and bade and  is joined to a straight hodice having a  boyish  collar and long seL-ln  sleeves.  The bodice opent at the neck, niicl a  peplmu flared at the sides is sown to  tho dress  at, tho low waSstllne.    No.  i KID5 ifl for the miss and/ swiall woman,  ' nud   1h  In- sixes ^G,  IS and   20  yoairs,  ' Size  18  yoai'H   (36  bust)   requlreH 3%  yards XfMnch moire; % yatrd plalm con-  l.ra������l.lng,    3-^rlco 20 cents.   ,  ]<lv������)ry woman's desire Is 1.6 achlovw  that, flmart. different' appoiunco wliich  drawd fji.verablo couunont fi'^m tla'o oh'  Horvlng public. Tho dosiBn������"HUmU,ut-  isil In our now Fashion Book arc  originated In tho heart of tho stylo  centres and will help yon to acquire  that muejj de-alrcd air ot 2nd.lvtdtnality.  Price 10 cents tho copy.  atmosphere friendly. If tho spirit is  right,.we nood not fear that anything  will go wrong with the works.���������From  John Bull, Loritlon.  Mlnard's Liniment for Colds.  After- the first box I was foelins much  better, so 1 kept, on until 1 had used  the three bo^eH, and now I feel sis well  os evor I did when I was a ybunj; Rlrl."  Price nOe, a box at all dealers, or  jwtailed direct cm receipt of price by  Tho T. Mil burn Co,, IJmitod, ToronUt,  Out..  Though hlnmolf nneducritod. in tho  ordinary somse. of tho word, Illza.  Khan, the new Shah of Persia., Is doing: all in hip power 1o Improve the  educational Hyatom of Ida country,1  uay.'j "Around 1hc AVotld."  Dealer���������"A violin for your wife?  Oho with a chin rest?"  Jenldb.'i���������"Yos, and make it a do-  lachahlo chin ro.st, so nh������ can tiso it  whenBho'tj not playinp; 1ho violin.  Can You uso 5250 Cash before Christmas? Earn thia amount in your spare  opcoats $l*i������������������ i<:u it price, maueirom  Nogar. Patented Cloth that is_Water,  Fire and Snag resistant. See full page  advex-tisement Saturday Evening Post,  October 16th. Wrlto at once tp-Nogni  Clothing Co., Vancouver, B.C.  Liverpool and ' Manchester, England, aro to bo connected by a modern automobile road which will cost  nenriy $15,000,000 and ������Ivo employ-  mont to 2,000 men.  LABlEfTwANTED^TO ������0 PLAIN  and light sewing at home, Whole  or spare titnp. CSood pay-. Work  sent any distance��������� ChargoB "-paid.  Send stamp for particulars. . National  Mamtfaciiuing Co��������� Montreal.     THERAPION Np. 3  Mo. It for* ni*cl4r������ CMftrrh.     Mo. fl *������f Bitood ������  at Mull Of. 10, WISM  P������cla������tH lor ������"������������������������������������������ ������'*j'  VI, imoM.r* ������ix������**r VAST, YOKUHIQ. out-.. CiWM  2  How To Order PaUcrns  V*  AddvcBn- -Winnipeg Nnwppaper I'Inlon,  175 WUdDormol. Ave., Wlnnipcgr,  Pattcirn   No... Slzo...M   Phyoiclnnts use  Minnrd'e-Llalment.  "I'm tnIcing the centum, lady-"  "All   right..   And   iliere'H   Home   old  cans and rubber tiros out.in tho yard.  TnlcH them, loo, ph-itHO.  Even thoflo who think iwlco 'before  thoy HpoaU uro> npi t<j lutro mtothor  think coming after they Sanyo sjpolcon,  Aiding the Dairyman  w.  ��������� or.  Ntimo  Town  . Api>lc*foir<1 caps yive   100  per   cent iprotcctiou  to  your milk'nfler it is boltloO',    Made oC quality board,  they l*u������ 1he lip ,oi* Iho bottle tig"Ully, yet arc so pliable,  tbey are quickly removed.    Ke-imforced with wax tbey   _  guard against niuisttirc or coniaauiaiation,  'J'ho prinliiiR: on Appleford. caps is clear-Aiut and  distinctive iinplyinp; cionnlinca.s and quality  in* your  iniltc.  rfaci:ticlVn.K������(SI-Pai-ic-'t:t������.  ^LS1,'*R    A0LtV*tiic.tfuWf������ae*d V*&*t,po-,t  t<SISJiS2J2S-I-2S22III22  ���������221  * ������\  - IB  m  ������WWI<'^l.'������'lMl������l|IW������WWI*ilW������l������ttlW^^  Hi *    ,  -**.  *IKE : KrWIEW,   CBE&TOK",. B.   .0,  si  a  ,j  Large   Gold  Shipment  Arrives   In.  Canada  tn  9 S������ *���������.     ni ������������<���������  : "specie was consigned to the Canadian Pacific Express Company, no  further enlightenment could be  thrown on its final destination.  Mmrufil^ trapper yotifmow!  Ho Loss**? Neceasary to "Dote" Cbil-  cLrera ^-Vlsia Bst-e-meii Medusae* to  k Children's digestions are easily upset by .too much  "dosing??--* Vicks  VajpeRub beans external ly rap nfi ed-  does not upset little  _ stdinachs. ���������  \ ^T~j     Attheflrstsignof   *���������"   croup, Bore throat,  or any other cold trouble, apply Vicka  freely. There is nothing to ewSSLovr-^  you jttst "rub it en."  Destination   ef    Million     Dollars  Sovereigns   Not   Known  c  Gold specie/ in sovereigns, amounting to ".almost a  million  dollars/ has  -arrived, ia "Montreal aboard the steam-.  ship Metagama. &,  By a peculiar c-oiiicidence'this Bhip-  i-aeht reached Montreal one year ago  to a. day, after the,arrival oi a similar  type oi* cargo  aboard the steamship  Montcalm.  ���������i 6  'On this voyage the -Metagama  brought out forty "boxes of gold* coin,"  the ^amount of which is not exactly  known. Judging from the contents ol  those hoses brought here last year oa  the Montcalm, each of which contained 5,00'0 soyerelgns, it is assumed  that the forty boxes on. the Metagama.  contained  ������200,000.  Beyond the   information   that   the^empty room she got up from the sofa  4>t*������������ ZiM/t&tost Jars ffsso YsAatsr  Copyright 1925by H.L.GAXES    .  Published b/. arrangement with   Flrsl   National   Pictures*   Inc.  CHAPTER "XIX:���������Continued  "I know that Mr. John will have  r-.oth.in-j**; to say about the likes,of you  paying his rooms a visit whenever you  wants."  "I3ut that is what you must, help^ me  about," Joanna announced. "I don't  want" mm to ^now tiiat I haye been  here. You must make a little plot  with me not to tell him. It" you say  that you won't, I know I may trust  you."  As to this'the''landlady was not at  all sure. Her watery,'-shrewd eyes narrowed a kittle and appraised the face  or tlie_ girl who, plainly, wasn't ''John's  gir.l"';any^more.. .'~.p:, ���������;;.... vV^^  "Well, now," she..temporized, "as to  that, Miss, I'll have to think ar bit.;A  man's house is'his castle like I usee*.  j to. say in. tJie������okl days., when liwwas  ingenue for' Raymond Hltdhcock who,  I: must say, had his" picli of ingenues  and lihew how to to the picking. Of  course that was.��������� only ia comic opera*  and. it was a scene even Hitchy could-  thing I want  that  he jamstn1t Imow  about for a little -while." She gave the  landlady the full benefit of a smile and.  a pleading from deep brown eyes that  were irresistible.    Grudgingly the woman gave in   shrugged   her    angular  shoulders and agreed that if, J 'that's  the way it is, I guess, it'll be all right.  I don't think you'll find any love letters from other girlsV'-Mr. John's not  that way with, girls.  ; ,   r  .   Joanna opened    her   handbag    and  added   to   the    bills    which    already  crumpled in the landlady's hand, left  there by the jchauffeur, a much, larger  one*   Then she^ tripped up the stairs  to the {door through which John _ha-5  delighted,; in the past, /occasionally to  usher; her. , v; .."; ~:<v\; .  , , >Vhen she crossed, the threshold she  faltered.   For an instant Joanna Man-  and went swiftly out, closing the door  behind her, softly.  The landlady hovered about in the  hall. Joanna ncddad to lier and said,  "I found -what I wanted. It'll be an  right���������some day. Remember your  promile���������it's to be a secret between us  that I was here. John will never  miss what I took."  When her .car drew up at the skyscraper Brandon was waiting. He  climbed in beside her, paid, his compliments, and the cabriolet .sped towa-rc.  the Avenue. Brandon caught one of  tier hands and gave it a gentle pressure.  "Do you know," he said, "you. were  very nice to me, last night. I was he-  ginning to be afraid that you would  never decide to accept me as one of  your necessary evils."     v  "And you think I have made up my  mind that you are not to be baffled,"  she challenged him,   "Perhaps I have.  At������any rate, I'm not going to be afraid  of you, but that doesn't mean that I  don't���������know that I ought to be.    But  Just now I am not thinking of you. but  of Mr. Eggleston.    I want him to like  me, ands:'".I wonder why .he has asked  me to see him "   She was not watching him but. she sensed a. quick glance  that took her in from head-to- foot. "I  rather imagine,? he said,; "that most  anyone you want to adsnlre you, will.  It may be that even your Jjahker will  lose* his heart to you.    Have you^ decided, too, iipon'thiat?'V^'7^''-'/:^-'-r'''  ���������  "No,** she said, very'seriously,as if  she were considering: the matter deeply ;  "I -would never want an old man  to "lose- his heart to mer-The kind who  wouldn't let us pay, and charged himself with three pairiS-of baby's socles  and a baby's silk dress-besides. Some  men are that way you know."  Brandon laughed, a short, |asolent  laugh that made Joanna hate him  anew. "I would advise," ho said, "that  you never. let your banker catch you  in a hole that you needed getting out  of. You^ would do better to depend  upon���������shall I say the "obvious thing?���������  me!"  She turned* and looked at hinv- deliberately." "If there' was a hole for  me to stumble into," she said, "you'd  be tfee very one to push me in. And  you would do .tlie pushing with a kiss!"  Then she smiled brightly, at him.  "Still, I'm going to bo very nice to  you, you know!"  Much of her reliance went out of  her, however, when she stood in the  ' centre of *������he massive ' library of  Eggle&ton's mansion. She was a very  little thing, and, sho realized, a very  frivoious thiag,-siiht>'ueiLed ia.tlie great  quiet room that scented to resent the  smartness and the youth- of her. She  wanted to talk in a whisper, when  Brandon came and stood near hei*.  When her eyes in a furtive survey of  the far corners of the room, fell upon  tho face of the girl ia the gold frame  over the huge fireplace, atastrange sensation stole along he? pulses. She  wished she could hide her swagger  stick. Somehow, she- wished that she  had left it in the cabriolet, outside. .  X  to  Tlie CdnatdAxieSer-Donaid-  son- ocean highway will be,  ik& home trail for manv  Canadian citizens intent on  spending Christmas with the  home folks in the British  *Esi*ss this Chsfsstanss*  .^Leaving  Halifax December -  - 12th and 13th , respectively  "ths two C-hristnnas shiDS  *'JLetitia?B and "Antonia" ise  SGhcQulcd, io arrive sit" tilts  home ports three or four  idays- before Christmas, the  "Zretitia" at Belfast, Lriverr  pool and Glasgow, and the!  ������Ui.wiu������ ������-       ~-j~ -' ������5Uvia,  Cherbourg and London.  Ask yoxtr Steamship Agent for  informationj ������r write���������  THE  n't put over if I wasn't there to feed  him right, but still that's way it is, yout t3\at reached to the sky as. surely as  know" ���������--.'.'���������'���������'��������� ������������������ j ever did a  castle  that  grew up  in  Joanna had lisieuedrpatiently, "But! s?������^'. On-most of those nights she  It will be all right." she protested.!^^1*J^T'* ^������"-f?- ^  "John and I haven't any secrets���������you  see, I'm still 'John's girl,' and always  wilV'boy no matter what happens, although he has another notion just now-.  This, must be a secret from him, your  secret* and mine,  and it's just some-  Mew Discovery  funs 'cai&iTe izewm  Gives Quick Relief  Nasal caiarrji, ctog-g-e^3 nostril s^ obstinate and annoyincr he-?.*! colds, dull headaches, buzz hi}? head noises���������no matter  how bad���������now yield almost instantly to  the a-finczins power o������ Geero Worm-wood  Balm. A delightful, clean, and pleasant  home treatment, positively liarmless to  clift -njost delicate tissues, but powerful  enough to bTeak up congestion, allay inflammation "and kilt germs within a few  minutes. Your throat and nasal^assages  are clean ed lilie inagic���������you breathe freely  and easily as nature- intended���������and your.  dull old head-feels clear, and .clean.  To prove that ..this : la-absolutely ,,��������� trine,  and to quickly ihtroducte the treatment  to tho^.sands of catarrh ��������� sufferers . who  need it���������all druggists are now*-"authorized  to snnpply -Geero AVormwood Balnt on a  strict guarantee of swift and full satisfaction or money back! ' No matter how  many treatments you have used "without  success���������if you really want to "be freed  from catarrh, don't rnlss this opportunity  to try Geero Wormwood .JEJaltn without  slightest risk of cost nmless pteaxed wiih  results." A 60c box wi!! las������ for v.-eeks.   -  C'UNAku     STEAMSHIP     CO.,  LIMITED,  270 Wain Street,  Winnipeg, Man.  ��������� OR ���������  209, 8th Ave., West.  MCH0R~&GMALD30N  m SPARE TIME mas E��������������� ������������ "S"8 * *���������?  IElpeft lrJli-ucl������ot.i2 wxlct Mvcenuie.Suln F������ci������l j  Trutraeati. MmievonS- H������i������CoIoodi. ������tc. DipUtna. J  il^fsil Untl������*ta.!abli������hed rccagxutadCss&Aaa scnaou nracn  -&^il������i ckaanclEuroprtnUfttnicton. Nanpenancenec������Bt������if.  " *xlj^ Money B������cV Guarantee.  ���������_^  .���������  r_^Al      c8r4iaiOB*eABaaraieosMEreifflo?  || ���������   -������������������J; ^V< i|C\'ri|,������������eaTo������oi������t������H������inl������^������iii������ Ac������denv)157A������Bo������  itm..y^=r~^r*i \    'j������t������ATima������B.Onl������no.'ariUDepL 10? FreeBocA.  ners, girl;ef ������������������mystery and money,'was  "Miss Twenty-seven" again, violating | *������ are 'always silly and. wicked. And  all the conventions of a more particular age, and." stealing in with John to  -cuddle up on his frayed sofa and listen  while  he'built  wonderful   structures  WOMAN COULD  HARDLY WALK  Mrs. Horn Tells- how Lydia E.  Pmldiacn's Vegetable Compound  Restored Her Kealth  Kamuton.Ont.������������������"Iba.ve trakon Lydia  E. jPinkhnm'a-1* Vegetable Compound  i s i and would not bo  without it now.  I had a female  trouble ao badly t  could hardly walk  and I was all-rundown and could  hardly get around  to do my housework. I would bo  in "bed tlireo or  I 'mm^^L^^^mmmW^ * 0V' V ^ n % B U,: P  |^miWK:f:*������P8Hm time.   ' I wan tola  }(fmmmmmi^mmu^^      by n friend to try  J'rour Vogotabl-flOonapound. I did, and  >y tho timo I took two bottlen I waa  beKinninp to got around aj*oin, I took  ton bottles In till, and now I am till  flight again ������nd doing any own work.  1 mrro ciix prown-npR to work for, ho  3 hnye plenty to do. I sCIho used Lydia  K.' Pinlchnm/R Stuiativo WuHh, unci I  think i t is Rood- M ut 1 owe "my heal th  to the Votfotatbrlo CojnpounU, and 1  think If mora of It wsw used women  would bo bettor olT. I would not bo  'without it if If, eoHt much more." ���������  Mra. Nku.ih Horn, 28 St. Matthews  Avnrmo, JTmnilton, Ontario.  X>f> you feel broken down, nervous  and weak somctimcH? Lydia 33. I'ink-  bB>TV,,H Vfttft*kablo-Compound! m excul-  Innfc to tako at uueh aiim*.1). It always  holpB, audit? talcear-e^ularly nnH por-  roiutorntHy, will cou������vetiuBcondition, o  *&*v*mi*&*i������Wtfm  ytrttoitiwfei^.Jaawt  W.    N.    U,-'   1������S5  ing. They were, in a'way, her; sacrifices. She'd told him, once, tbat if he'd  put his drawing board away and use  the; "big rpomto practice up on his ton  trot he'd make a bigger bit with her.  Joanna brushed this reminiscence  away with the back of her hand, passing, it petulantly across her forehead.  She crossed the room to a Ituge chest  of drawers in which Joha kept his papers, great sheets; of blue print, plans,  and tracings.  -,As If she well know tho contents  of those drawers 'Joanna plunged hot  gray gloved lingers directly in among  a sheaf of papers In a middle drawer.  When fiho brought them out they  brought also- a big btuo sauaro on  whLch there were -lines and diagrams  in a confusion that many times had  wearied her eyes. There were other  shQots that were similarly marred, ns  if thoy were "duplicates on which infinitesimal alterations had boon made,  Joanna had- chosen one of them, seemingly at random, and appoarod to bo  satisfied.  Ruthlessly, cnreless of her dfindly  affront to tho smoothuoas oC an archl-  tec to drawing "alio folded the blue  .print into a-minute Hanaro and thrust  it, cTumptail, Into her bag. Then who  turned hack to the door.  Jnfl't for a moment Hho stopped nnd  dropped into a corner oC tho sofa, Sho  pulled her leg������ under bor and curlou  up. She pail.tetl.ja plnao in a cunhlqn  -aid hvhIciI lir-i* elbow In It am<fl proppou  bor bond on bor band. And an If alio  wore talking to ttamoono who sat of  otood In front of tho drawing board  ovor by tho window mho murmured  softly:.  ���������'John dear, you're such nt tlrosomo  old  thingt  I can't get all  that atuK  straight.In any Head at nil. Why don't  'you rr-nmo ovor rmt! toll mo bo\v mucn:  you think you love mrj-",'"  Wbciji sho had H������ld.thlw. out into tho  Mr... Eggleston isn't tbat: -^ort. I'm  dreadfully frightened, of him, of the  thing he knows, who gave ane- the  money and why, but wlaen I sit before  him I feel as if there was something'  between its. something '_;that isn't  moraey. I don't know how to describe  it, but it's something that makes me  want to be liked by hEm and������ trusted,  He doesn't seem like a banker at all.  I-think all the things people "havo always said about him,- his being hard  and cruel andi merciless, are unjust."  "Yet I have known bim To send a  mutt to suicide by refusing bis plea  -for a few paltry dollars to save him  from bankruptcy. And I've seen htm.  torture a woman who cameftseo htm  to nslt a condescension from the banlc  that would havo saved her from the  contempt of her husband. I've known  great institutions to fall overnight because he wouldn't lift his hand.to save  them."  "Yes," Joanna agrood. /"Ho would do  that.' Just .as Mr. Good Morning,.the  buyer In tho^.store, sent a pretty girl  to prison for stealing a: "pair of baby's  silk Bocks. We giiis at the counter took  up a collection to pay her fine, when  wo heard there was really A baby the  so oka woro intended for,, but when we  tolfl Mr. Good Morning abotft Lt he  snapped-our heads of������ and threatened  to flro everyone of us If wo dskroct such  a thing; But ���������Juat.tUo. same bor lino  wtuEi paid and alio got off, and I almost  gave him a date whon I found outthnt  ho,paid out of his awn' pocket what ho  Earthquakes Cause AEarm  Persistent earthquakes, - unpre-  cedented in scientific history, have  caused such alarm that the Near East  relief, officials have decided towCbnsult  geologists regarding the "advisability  oC evacuating the entire Ararat Valley, where they have orphanages.  Allowed To Excavate  The Angora Government has.given  the British Museum -of   LonSon   permission to excavate tho Hippodrome,  the heart of this ancient city of the  Emperor Constatlne.  BrlcJc Plant  For Saskatoon  Saskatoon Clay   Products,   limited,  has been incorporated "with an authorized capitaf" stock of ?50,000, to operate a brick-making plant in this city.  GUARD THE CHILDREN  FROM AUTUMN COLDS  To safeguard the child from damage  that worms cause, use Miller's Worm  Powders, the medicine par excellence  for children. These powders will clear  tho system entirely of worms, will  regulate and stimulate . the organs  Injuriously affected" by the worma, and  will encourage healthful operation of  the digestive processes. As a vermifuge itr can bo relied on for its  effectiveness.  Little Helps For This Week  The Fall is the most severe season  of the year for colds���������one day is  warm, the next cold and wet, and unless the'1 mother Ih on her guard, the  little ones are seized with colds that  may bang on all winter. Baby's Own  Tablets are -mothers' best friend in  preventing or banishing colds. They  act as a gentle laxative, keeping the  bowels and stomach free and sweet.  Ah occasional dosetof the Tablets will  prevent colds, or if it does come on  suddenly their prompt use will relieve  the baby. The Tablets are sold by  medicine -dealers or by mail at 2f������ cts  a box from The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockvillo, Ont.  *'��������� General Gerard Dead  General' Augustin Gerard, who commanded the first army in front of Paris  during the Great War, Is dead at bis  home hero, agedfMJ.  43XSNyEr  ^:f&%"%  i*^^������!.������i  '^*D*N'������E~fj'"  Every purpose of tho Lord shall bo  performod.���������Jor. 11. 23,  At host our least endeavor  Must faint and fall forever,  Without God's guiding finger to paint  tho how or whore;  Then let us choosa Hla choosing,  All selfish choice refusing. '  Nor Quest Ion which is better to servo  Him hero or there.  ���������Margaret,J. Preston.   .  To wish to servo Him In ono place  rather than In another, by such ana  rsuch a way, and not by tho opposite  ono, is to wish to servo Him in our  own way and not in Ills. Hut to be  omaally ready for all thlngB, to aoeopt  ovorytblng and reject nothing, to leave  one'R polf lll-o a toy In tKi������i bmuiR of  Providence,���������this is nerving IIj|m by  ronounclng Bolf, thin ia tre-atiug Illm  truly na Cod, and ourselves a������ cron*  tares made only by III in.  ���������I'-onolon.  Worma   food   u������r.on   the   vitality   of  children and endanger their Iivo������. A  rjlm.**iln an-i et't'^^lv^ rcum^iy t������ ivi'������������.Mior ii  Wravoa"  Worm Kxtermlnator, |  Mlnard'o Ulnioiotiit for Neuirafu^.  MS1  ITCHYffiZEH  StartedWithaRash.Thcn Broke  Putin Blisters. Lost Sleep.    .  " My daughter suffered with ������c-  ���������Kemt������ for about a month. It started  first with a raab and then  broke  out In blta-vcra- It itched and burned  a great deal, and she lost considerable Bleep nt night on account of it.  "We began using CuHcuraSoup  and O Intmcnt and after a^ew appli-  catlowB the itching rand burning  rwrtHullon mopped. We continued  the ueatmeat and in two weektt &bc  wa������ completely healed." (Signed")  Mra. Peter MacDormld, R. R. 1,  Proton Sta., Out., Sept. 20, 192S.  JVJake.Cutlcuta Soap mnd Ointment your cvery-day toilet prepa-  rationa and have ������ clear, aweet  akin. MofL, smooth bands, one! a  hea.U8iiy ������c������lp with fjoodbalr, Cutl-  cur* Talcum \* unexcelled in purity, i  ' ,       ������ *> -       *��������� f   *y        ,*������....���������   *���������������+   H.. ,^p  M Upni i ''MImImm, tUL atMltttMl."   l*r\e������. Jin ay I  B ESS****- CuUw*.4i- SJ.*������t!p,8 Stltk 5P-* J  W.^^^T.   .......^���������^^i������WM...i.M.^������W.���������..^. I.lll.lll. "IP. !���������*!*���������  Ifen IHlS"* CBESI?������^  raam 5 -r������ ri a  * vutiuuo  This sort of weather forcibly  necessity of waterproof footwear. When you  think of E-ubbers don-t^Wy before investigating our stock and prices. We can surely  interest you in ���������������������������;    ?  UVtcwa, - the  spending a  few   days  guest of W. Fisher.  The village^ commissioners had the  January, {meeting- on Monday night  flfc which-Assessor Taylor submitted  the assessment roil for 1627 which was  accepted-and assessment notices will  be going out from the clerk's office in  a few, days*  All Liberals should be out on Tuesday n|gufc������?Tutth, at 8 o'clock for- the  annuaM.jntieetinar of Creston Valley  -Liberal Association. In Addition to  selecting officers delegates 'will be  nariit-EiL for the provincial Liberai convention in March.  Bhth skating and curling  were res-  ���������Cloth Top Rubbers  ���������Lumbermen's Rubber Shoes  ���������Ladies' and Gent*s Rubbers  Ail sizes���������and priced for speedy movement.  Last c-all for a FKEE TE^ POT  rust a very few left, and we hand them out gratis with  every purchase of a pound of Tea and a pouud of  Coffee at $1.65 for the two.  GROCERIES���������We have Just what you want  at prices you will appreciate.  VIVVIUBI   V UlEUjf   W#   V|IU8U89-fU  ffWCHll  Stores at CRESTON SP ERICKSON  for two "weeks during the mild -spell at  the end of the year. The weather is  not exactly cold 15 above zero on  Tuesday morning being the coldest  snap of the year so far.  Feed Grain Fob Same���������About January 16th I wilt have for sale a car of  a-*������f. ������ jfwwu u������is Riiu \*7hpat. This  ���������grain will be in bnlk. Bring vour  own sacks and get it at a good discount from regular prices. John  Garfield, Lament Bidg., Creston.  At the   annual   meeting   of   Chtist  Church   Junior   Guild    on    Saturday  afternoon the appointment of officers  whs deferred until the 22nd.    The girls  have   arranged   to    hold   forts ightly  work sessions,   and   for   the   present  these will be at the home off Z������.t8. $&..  -*-- _  maintain   the -   splendid   servlee   the  store prides itself in giving.  Friday night's entertainment offering���������January 14th���������is the whist and  dance the Creston Valley Recreation  Ciub is putting on at tho parish Hall,  with cards from.,8 to 10.30, and dancing to start at 11, with Mrs. Lister's  orchestra supplying ,-the music. The  admission is $1.25 per couple; single  admission 75 cents'-, supper included. -  "A3! Anglfeana are specially Sr.vitsd  to attend the annual church meeting  on Wednesday at 8 p.m. Refreshments will be served and"social enjoyment indulged in after the. business* *js|  transacted. A resume' of last year's  work will be given by parish'officials  and officers, and representatives to  the diocesan synod will be appointed.  Jas. Anderson of Kaslo was' renewing acquaintances in Creston between  trains on Saturday. The sasii? day  the village had a call from A. K.  Klockmann, who has the Reclamation  F-*ra*n under lease, and it is under-  stood the two visitors were conferring  on the sale of the farm to Mr. Klock-  mann. who contemplates  dykimr   the  very specifically-Instructed to see that  Creston's best interests were -^safeguarded In any recommendations the  Selowha gathering sends "on to the  government in .connection with any  *aew marketing regula&Rns.  The Presbyterian Ladies* Aid had.  the annual meeting on Friday afternoon at the home of Mrs.. R.' Stevens,  when practically the whole of the 1926  officers, were re-elected for 'another  year, as follows:  President���������Mrs. J. -W. Dow.  Vice-president���������Mrs* .-H." McCreath.  Secretury���������Mrs. (Dr.) Henderson.  Treasurer-���������Mrs.' ���������>. H. Hare.  Supervisor* Junior Mission  I Mrs. R. Stevens. : **?���������  Supervisor- Senidr c. Mission  Mi  _*R.    Watt*  Band-  Band���������  <r���������t****v������"*i  Local and Personal  Fob   Sajl���������������Heavtr    team  S26s    H; A. ������odd. Gresten.  sleicbs-  Wantktj���������Dressmaking at home,  chaages moderate. Mrs. J. Sherwood,  Creston.  Potatoes���������Far sale first-class potatoes, m per 100 lbs. F. K. Smith,  Creston. ;  r~ Wanted���������Folding kodak camera,  state particulars and price. J. Hulcne,  "Hillcrests" WynndeL  Mondays Feforsasy X4.th, has bsfen  booked by the Presbyterian Ladies'.  Aid for their usual St. Valentine tea.  The A.Y.P.A. of Christ Church will  hold a social evening for the members  and their parents on Monday 'evening  fa t. ft w\ vn  The, rush for dog licenses in the  village has not been quite "as brisk as  anticipatsd. To date less that a dozen  tags have been issued. In the country  business in this lino has   been  a  little   brisker  provincial police office   reve-  Mr. and Mrs. G. J. jjJayles got  back',nues    from     this   source    being   $20  on Tuesday from a   short   visit   with j already.  friends in Nelson.  For J;inu*r*f* Mouse of Hobbe'*,lih  made-to-merasure elother will be available at a discount of 20 per cent. S.  A. Speers, Creston.  Mrs. Geo. Mawson left on Tuesday  for <oi&~feauolnx,A!bcrtn,where she will  spend a few weeks visiting with her  mother, Mrs, Jos. Wilson. ~"  POTATOES1���������4 tons of good eating  potatoes for sale. S2 per 100 pounds,  with rebate, on ton lots; A, G. Cox,  Vsaness RaTch. (Alice Siding). Creston.  Dong Barney, Creston's capitalistic  Chinaman, who has spent the past six  weeks at Cranbrook, returned  at  the4-  end off   the week.  According to the provincial bee  inspector the output of honey in Ores-  ton Valley for 1826 was a little- less  than five tons. This was from 222  h ves, and gives an average yield of  45 pounds per hive.  GOVERNMENT LIQUOR ACT  For Sale���������Cow, just freshened,  brood sow, $40; saddle pony, $15; 2ft  "WhiteWyandotte pullets (Solly strain)  laying, and some old hens. Poehin,  Canyon.  Cow Foa SaI/e���������Exceptionally good  family cow, freshen soon, second eaSf,  $60. Also good ranch horse, single or  double, weight iiiO. W. S. McAlpine,  Creston.  Auditor A. Spencer is busy, this  week on ftbe andit of the" books of the  village, and the balance sheet will be  available by the end of the month.  In spite of heavy expenditures on sidewalks, fire equipment, etc.,   the com-  Mllsts������i<eu������*'4-������  iitive  cluseu tue y*ra,E-  Notice of Application for Beer  License . .  Notice ts hereby griven that on or Afte&tlio  10th day of Fobruary next tho tanac-rolened"  intends to apply to the Utnior Control Board  for a liconso inrcspoct oC promlsos bbl  of tbo bulldlnsr known as  aituatod  at jEltchoncr, B.O., upoi      described as Lot Ton in Block Eight, To-wnaite  icKnown as tho tho Ru&aol Hotel,  Kitchener, B.C. upon the liuids  all accounts paid and a surplus of over  $3500.00.  R. A. Brpth'erston of the Brother?  ston Electric Company, Ltd., Calgary,  Alberta, was here on Monday and  Tuesday, and appeared .before tne  village commissioners with the board.  Of-.trade: electric,'., ligh committee' on  Monday night, and went fully'into  his proposition "of an electric light  plant for Creston,  According to the carefully complied  report   of   retiring .president   Major  The jfHr's operations in all departments were most satisfactory the cash  intake totalling $917.  The regular fnrtniglitly^meeting of  Kootenay Star Lodge' ^o. 682.  L.O.B.A., was held on Tuesday night,  January 4th,with the newly appointed  W.M. In the chair. They had ?m their  gueat for-  the evening Sister- O. Rob-  *"** o ***** -������s  ertsnn of Lumberton, .a past secretary  oi Princess Mary L.O.B. A.,Saskatoon,  ^Vo^o1'6.3 ft"d havin^ lt un<ier cr������PJSask., who  gave a very inspiring talk  on lodge w.ork and ^complimented the  members very highly on the .general  appearance of the lodge rooms. The  meeting closed with' the usual eser-  r-.iKf'S and the singing of the national  anthem. The officers installed for  1927 are:  W.M.���������SisterS. Crawford.  D.M Sister M.-Taylor.  Chaplain���������Sister A. Sherwood.  Rec. Secy.���������Sister C. Burnett.  Treasme'r ���������Sister M. Young.  ^D. of C���������Sister M. Spratt.  ' 1st Lect.���������Sister D. Ross.  T.G.���������Sister M. Crawford.  1st Coirs.���������Sister S. Johnston.  Auditors���������Sisters   S.   Johnston,   M.  Taylor,..C. Burnett,   .  in 1928.  **One of the greatest comedy offerings the JGrand" has ever offered its  patrons," is the way Manager F. C  Rcd-^e-rc describes ';The Prince of  Pilsen," sho wing Satr^rdao, witb.Auita  Stewart and George - Sidney. It is  surely a CGM.sdy af i:"������U=sI������kI be^������iiy  and splendor,- filled with, merriment���������  unquestionably - the xnnst - hilarious  farce ever ereened���������cotue^ 'see the goat  and���������laugh.   ~-  The annual meeting of Creston and  District Public Library* Association  ws;s held on Monday affcernbon and  was fairly weil attended. The five  directors for 1927 were elected as follows: H. A. Dodo, Miss Muriel Knotty ,  Mrs. C. BVTwigg, Mrs. G. Young and  W. J. Truscott. Mrs. J. W. Hamilton  was re-elected librarian and also secre-  tary treasurer. A big effort is -being  m^de to Increase-the membership, as  strongly in favor of  the library being  carried on.  '  At the close of lodge a dainty lunch  wssesrved b*0 three sisters.  LilieraSB. Attention 1  of Kitchener. Group Ono, Kootenay District,  Nolson Land Hceiotration District, in tho. Province of British Cohnnbla, for tho salo'of beer by  tho class or by tho open bottle for consumption  on tho premises.  Dated this 12th day of January. 11)27.  JOE L.ANGLOIS. Applicant.  Phonographs  Specially"  Priced  MAHOGANY, Height 48 in.j  width, 21 J in.; depth, 21 J in.:  Newly developed double Ultona  all-record reproducer; new nil-  wood oval tone amplifier, tono  modifier, automatically balanced  lid, three spring; nickel plated  motor, 12 in. turntable, automatic atop. Nickeled trimmings.  Drawer compartment for 80  records, * index :d. Accessories  comp&rtu'ierii.  Reg, $240;   special price  $125, and 12 Records  free���������your own choice  Come in mid hoar this  wonderful machine.  V  V     #  %% tS  U flTC/XItt  The   curlers   are   working    double  shift during the present cold snap and  will have the series of games president  vs. vice-president completed by Tues  day next. _   ** .    .  Wm. Linton of Drake, Sask., is a  Creston visitor this month, the guest  of Jas, Davis.. He is, investigating  properties in the Valley with a view  to locating in the district.  Paul Ofner of Wynndel is the latest  to join the Valley's'large radio fraternity., having just installed a six tube  Atwuter-Kent machine from the  Palmer & Maxwell garage.  Mrs. H. M. Whimster and .young  daughter, and Frank Palmer of Nelson  were visitors here a few days last  week, guests of Mrs.   R.   B.   Staples,  leaving for home on Friday.  For Rent���������10-acre fruit ranch,  yenrly rent or on shares, good house,  well and outbuildings, Also 2} acre  ranch with new house and outbuildings.    H. Brownrigg, Erickson.  For Saxjc--Lots 0 and 7, Blook SJ9,  Fourth Street, Creston. On the property Is a vacant building formerly used  us the Mormon Church. Going  cheap.   Apply W. O. Taylor, Creston.  Christ Church Ladies' Guild announce a whist drive and social at the  Parish Hall on Friday evening, January 2l8t, at 8 o'clock prompt. Admission 85 cents, refreshments Included.  Dr. Lillie has so far recovered from  bin accent operation at tho 'General  Hospital, Calgary, Albeita, that he  wilL return to Creston at (the end of  tho week. He Is at present visiting  In Blatrmore.  The Whirlwind Club announces a  wbint and dance at the ISrickson  snhnol on Friday night, Jt-munry plst.  ( Cards at H prompt. The bent of mimic  and refreshments. Gontu 75 cents;  ladles 60 cunts. "v-  S. A. Spoors Is tho 1027 proaldont of  Crouton Board of Trade being honored  In that connection at the annual meeting on Tuesday night. A. L. Palmer  in viee-ptesklont; and B������ T. Horlm-  goour. secretary.  D. II. Linn, a former rouItlDnO of  CrouWut ������ml TCHrUwin, who hn������ been  with h threshing cio v in Southern  Alberta, ihci   p������Ht thren   monthe,   In  Due to the severe weather that pre  vailed on Wedhesdiffcy night, the turn--  out at the first of a series of .at-homes  by ty-Women's Instit������?t*c was not as  well attended a������ usual. *V uist - was  the feature of the evening'*wiiiii the  high scores made by Mrs. Hayes and  J. W,- Han������ilton, whilst the low score  honors feii to Miss Scrirogeour and  Harry . Miller.    A epiehdid iunch was  I Annual  Meeting   of Creston  Mallandaine ut the board of trade ban.    served,-and  a recitation  by   Miss E.  quet at the Creston Hotel on Tuesday  night Creston Valley's apple crop for  1926"whs 158,546 boxes, or 245 cars;  For 1925 the Valtey crop was less than  50,000 boxes. Strawberry shipment  totalled 23,469 crates.  Mrs. Geo. Mawson. who has been  on the sales staff at the drugstore for  several years past, has given up that  position, and is this week succeeded  by Geo. Bertram of Nanaimo, who  has had extended experience as drug  clerk   ajpd   comes   well   qualified   to  Staples,-and a comic song by-Clarence  Dennes, accompanied by Miss Hirrell  Miller, were features of the short pro-  graiKiine submitted.  There was a large and- representative turnout of orchardists at the  meeting on Saturday afternoon to  select delegates to attend tha meeting  of the British Columbia. Fruitgrowero  Association which is jirider xvu.y at  Kflowna this week. _Guy Constable  and W. G. Littlejohn were named to  represent the district, and  they were  -y-aiiey i^oeraiAssooiatioii  :    will be heidin  on  uiediuis  far:  jit EIGHT pan.  BUSINESS:  Election of Officers and Selection of Delegates to B.C.  Provincial Convention in  Vancouver in March.  All Liberals are Invited.  GS &nit  This is the time the shrewd homemaker begins to figure on what will be needed  in tho furnishing line this year, and when4 you think of floor coverings of  any description we suggest a visit to this store.      This week we feature  Wool Rugs, 27x54 inches��������� ��������� ���������  Congoleum Mats, 18x36 inches ���������  Congoleum Gold Seal Rugs in all sizes and patterns are  how in stock, quality guaranteed, and selling at Eastern,  list  prices.  oi"^���������**SIS>mm  Hi&HtoHllliSiMIM^WHKIto  WHmWKmWmVmlfmWU^^  *&Z1>  mmmymtmffl  A*-*^^!*!**^^  ;arMiiiiiirwMiirwrMrtiiuiKiiwJti|iw  j77Z,t m n >���������������������������!< n������m* ���������.fw-yro? g^*gWSS^.?,ii^JS^  l-M).fcdtft    J^ltlUjMM  mL^B^^imfflmmTmi^^ A%'\t������*mjtym+mm^nmi^ K llllllO t WlHIWIi W   U^-   vnt^irwimmmm  ���������W!  gg'fjSB  mmmmmmtmmnmmmmimmiWm*  waww^-i  PsHF&Pxtsii

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