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Array tAovteoltiTXiib^  /  "-?'  ^r esi  Is  Vol. XIX.  ra-DTJOT  TON, B.O., FftliXakY^ DECEMBER 23, 1927  No. 46-  Kev. J. Herdman will be here .for  United Church service at 10 o'clock  Sunday morning, and the address and  music will be appropriate for the  day���������-Christmas. ,  School   closed    for   the   Christmas  nni -*.- ���������  xuui-suby,  ��������� ji   wat���������i ^s ���������^ n  Bridge was played and a very fine  supper 6erved. Mr. Maithouse is being pressed to publish the series of  yarns fee had invented in connection  with hia Ashing exploits- on Kootenay  iLake tbe past season.      j  Jas; Duncan arrived back at Lister  at the end of the week after eleven  weeks   work   asy cook  for   the   gang:  Parker left the same day to spend the  vacation at bis home at Slocan City.  Mr. aiid  Mrs. K. Helme, who   have j  been visitors at the ranch for the past  two months, left at the end   of  the  weak on & trip south,' and will winter  in California and Florida..  slashing ��������� the right of way of the road  ������^������2*LE5T*5^'"*������   *W������-������ irti*******    ���������������w%^    WJT ** bXp *������ t*m*"&w������B*-  *W>V������������V^7ft������    *RJC4 t^WC*   MUUi    M������.*J*O*Mm*\J*0n *  - Ed. Langston of Kimberley Is expected to arrive today to spend Christmas-New Year week with his son,  Harold.  f"3Rev. J. Herdman was here on  Sw>*������  day from Creston for ITnited Chorea. J  service and  had the usual good turnout.    He wiii have a communion service on Sunday morning- nest.  At a meeting on. Tuesday night  nrraBig^utouta were completed for the  children's yuletide treat, to be -given  by the Community Society and Sunday school  A Ofaristnsas conceit for th������ cbi.dr-?B  followed by a dwnca was staged ia the  . Huscroft schoolhouse on Wednesday  night and was very much enjoyed by  all. The teacher. Miss "K. Littlejohn,  deserves -very much Credit for tus  splendid showing made by the child-  sen.  Mirss Ivin Compton, who has been  on the staff of the Associated Growers  at Kelson for the past six months,  arrived home at the end of the  week.  Mrs. M. Hagen returned early lttst  week from a -visit "with her daughter  at Rowland.  Mr. and Mrs. R, Andestad left on  Wednesday last for Canyon.  ��������� The * Co-Operative   Fruit   Growers  *%5R Ssst. =rssl������ Jook dellvss*.'' o?  J.***.,! 1K9, G&  fhe-a -his I  ...-a .-&������.������-*> frjn.  carload'of tinieifey which,  -fflHdy supply hauled from the fiats,  Jack  Miller who has been wofking-  ac   Stavely,, Alberta,   the  past   few  months',. arrived home at the end of  | the week for the holiday season.   '  Biii Vaness is.here from- Kitchener  for the holidays, a guest of his sister,  Mrs. A. G. Cox.  Frank Martan is another Staveley,  Alberta, visitor with his parents, Mr.  and Mrs. J. C. Martin, planning to re  torn early is Janam-'-.s'y,.  Fridays westbound passenger train  ran into a cow belonging to J. F- Rose.  and was so badly injured  the animal  had to be killed.   The   mishap   occur  red at the Smith crossing.  Messrs. Tooze, Cox and Co.lis are a  as'  ie helping to fill local hay sheds.  Wendei) Pedersdn returned on Mon  day last from Alberta, where he has  been working for. some months. He  is accompanied by Mr. Zagler.  Percy Cockle Ieft last -week . for  Albambra, Alberta, after a short visit  here with his another, -Mrs. Xtefabom,  and his grandmother. Mrs. J. B. Rudd.  The old schoolhouse now- boasts a  neW floor which the members'of the  Kill Eare Rlub _, installed on Friday,  its installation" will be celebrated with  a. *d&nee  ber 26th.  Mo������n.  TC,   TftrvarAlI    ������i.ns3    I  guuie 4iiEse past/, su  home in Tacoma, Wash. -  8am Littlejoho was another Kitchenette to pay Cranbrook a business  visit last week.  Hisses Ellen Andeen asaal Ester  Kelson were business visitors at Creston on-Mcmday.  Cr-anbrook Couriers   Georgs Sg?ii������n-  er, of Kitchener, is a  -patient ?r>" the  St.  Jfiuge-ne    Hospital*    sustaining   a  [nasty gash an his faint while working  in the bush the early past of tho week.  run,  at   the  and  Mrs.  Miss Mary Kills of C������lgary.  is   spending   Christmas   here,  homey, of her  parents,  Mr.  Jos". Hilts.  Bobby X/ong, who is a fourth year  high school student at Kelson, is home  fur the Christmas holidays.  *WB*%j&  commenced yw������vk on   their  tie  haul  from near the Burton camp, -with two  teams on the job and doing their shipping from Canyon siding.  Ernest Langston from Walsh, Alta.,  spent a few days'here this week  with  Mars.   Langston   and   family,   leaving  again for Banff, to which point he has  ] been transferred as C.P.R. night oper-  A. n^viss 1 ator.  .ft��������� C .L.  aw* tut. m>t.o  .Sagai    Jitt.rii.airi*������ai  John JULuscroxc as taking tm\ aqyan-  tage of the snow to haul his cut of ties  to tne siding at Porthili.  The surprise party brigade were out  in  full force on Friday  night when  possession   was  taken   of  the   EL J, j *j^  Maithouse  home   to  help   Mr. Malt- ���������������*������������������������������  house fittingly, ^observe his birthday,  ing  straw   from. Porthili,  Idaho,   to  help lengthen out the short cut of hay  are at home atjain, as operations nave  suspended fqr the meter on the Kuskanook Road at which clearing the.  right of way has been carried on for  about three months.  Alex. Cameron* wbo has been visiting 'with' old friends at Coleman,  Alberta, for the .past two months,, left  there last week for Toronto, Ontario,  where he will spend the winter, ~  An admission fee of 25 cents is being  charged, adults-  at    the     children's  Christmas entertainment  on  Decern  ber 2i2nd, isi order to raise about $10  take care of some repairs to the)  rwt   ASIC  era ns_  *T Chill ������������  Church on Sunday afternoon will be  appropriate to Christmas, the address  and music being Specially selected to  fit into the day."   *  Mrs. Ridd  and  son. Bill, leave this  Week for Brefcosa, ASberta, *sh?w tbey  will spend the next ten days with Mr.  Ridd, who is in charge of a sawmill  near that point.  Ihe finishing touches were put on  at practices this week for tbe school  concert Van December 22nd. which promises to'equal the best evens!ven at  Canyon.  ���������r. ���������������  X>ruweHa  Wishing You a  Merry Christmas  and May the New Year  bring you Health and  Happiness.  ES. Ostrenski is busy with  the erec  tion of a new hay ?shed.  wno Has ueen on a  holiday visit witia Oanyori rfi-iendis, has  returned to Waldo to assume work  with the Western Piss Company,  Limited.  be  will  at  Mara Sidney Pool ..of Hdmonton,  Aroe-t-ta^iaarrived on Sataarday to spend  the Ohrlstsaas vs&s&i-isss ������vith her sister, Mrsi GKirdon Smith.  0.A. MSTTUBtS, 0.0.9 PS1.6.  SRAKD THEATRE  Saturday, Dee.  i    United Church eearvice  11.3Q a.m. on Sunday.   As the day  -������.    n ^ . ,      j^ti,       .       -          -^i.      Christmas the rauev; aaad address wiii  Mr. ^^g������������|g ^ a        RmwoTOiate ^ ^^^P*������wto*~  ������"i-������* i������o������- jjjad thetnad lucft to Dave *-     ��������� --    -    -=-   load" of hay,  the tearas break through the ioe-on one  of the maid holes on the slough, and a  team that went to his assistance experienced the same fate. However,  further help was obtained and both  teams pulled to solid ground.,,  Rich Comedy fof-"tin- can  tourists," auto camps, and a  $10,000 roward for a car of  tho vintage of 1910���������you'll  laugh on all cylinders v/hon  you see this epic of tho modern "covered wagon"���������a humorous picturizatioii, vf Uau bh������  the auto camps���������-a story of  love and devotion.  C. M. Loasby was a .Cranbrook  visitor a couple off days last week, retairn  ing on Friday last..  -Jack Cameron of Cranbrook was  renewing acquaintances in Sirdar on  Thtirsday laast. He was formerly etaaT  ployed on the switch crew.  Mr*, and Mrs. Jim Pascuzzp and BJ,  J. Brawn ware between trains busi-  ness callers at Creston on Monday.  Rev. S. Newby snotored down * for  afternoon Church of England service  on Sunday, and delivered a very practical ' address on * Everyday religious  teaching in the pu He school."  Jas. Wilson and daaighter. Owen,  were visitors at Cranbrook and Kimberley a few days last week.  Mrs. Dibley and Mrs. "Whiteside  wore visitors at Caeston on Friday  last. Mr. Gillie was also at the metropolis the same day.  Mm. G. Cam, jr., of Wynndel is a  holiday week visitot with Mr. and  Mrs. Geo. Cam.  Mrs. Dennes, Mrs. Martin and Mra.  Jon. Wilson and daughter, Lilly, wore  Chrlstmats shoppers at Creston on  Monday. Mr. and Mr*. Brawn wero  also CroBton callers the same day.  Mrs. Whiteside is spending a few  days this week with Cranbrook  friends, leaving on Sunday.  Geo. Cam was a weekend business  visitor tjtt Ca-a.ibuiok, arriving oan  Monday,  W. Noll, yard engineer, plans to  spend ChiiBtmaa with friends ut  Kingngate; In his absence*, engineer  AtkinBon will bo in charge.    ���������  Mr.   nnd   Mr������.  Bleaamenauer   were  motor vlnltore to Creston on Satwrdaiy,  takin***; in t.ho piotaarw shew.  Saturday laisl saw Mra. Cam and  Mrs. MeCabe hostesses at a tea In the  schoolhouse, the proceeds of the tea  going to the community hall fund.  After the tea the raffle of the cayo  and ham took place, the luaky winner  of the cake being Utaghie Brook of  Cranbrook, with tieket 102. Mrs.  CbftK. Nell of Katekanook held the  winning ticket, 0B, on the ham.  W. R~ Long is combining fesasiaess  with pleasure on a visit at Spokane  this   week. " He left on  Wednesday.  Mrs. Mead left at the first of the  week for Fetnie, where she will spend  the Christmas vacation with her son,  George.' ' ' ���������  Miss Ross, vice-principal of Sricksob  school, is  leaving  on   Thursday   for.  New Westniinter for the  Christmas'  vacation.  W. G. Littlejohn was a business  visitor at Cranbrook and other ESast  Kootenay FoSsst* during the w.eek^  The J. B. Winlaw Company have  commenced pole shipping operations  ������t the Lipsett siding.  Lawrss Handley left at the first of'  the     wetk   for   Blairmore,   Alberta,  where be will spend the yuletide SscH<-  days with relatives and friends.  ^���������feg Whirlwind Club have ���������& iiie������t���������  icj? scheduled for- today at -which  arrangements will, be made for the  first of the 1928 whists and dances, So  hts held,early in January.  The Stand .y school tea&hers, scholars and parents are having the usual  Christmas treat at the scboolbouje on  Tuesday night, 27th December*  The Putnam Fox Farm have this*-  month disposed of eight silver black  pelts which they s^sld to T. 3. Craw  I ford at Creston.   They still have two  pair of parent stock and three 19277  foxes.   -'  f������W %������SSyS-  sgofor  Miss Grice Kendall of the Creston  school teaching staff, waa* here for the  weekend, a guest of Mrs. Hunt.   '  Mrs. B. Johnson and Miss Laaira  Andeen were visitors at Cranbrook a  few days last week.      fyy' ' V'f I  Jim McGovern, tmanager of the Kitchener Hotel, was shaking hands with  old tillictams at Cranbrook a coaaple of  days last week.  Miss Miidrid Andeen, who is attending high school at Cranbrook, spent  the weekend at her home here,  Mr. and Mrs. Knowlairfd and family  are back frona the prairie.  Mr������. Miller waas renewing acquaintances in yahk on Saturday.  O. Curran, who_,haf3 been here for  COMING!  Dine Acres'  A Comedy in  Three Acts  will be preaehted by tho  COMMtTNITY  PLAYERS  Mt-Ig Olsen left a  Spokane and will be aspendiag-f the rest  of the winter at United "^"talee-'p'ointa.  Canyon hunters had great lack on  the clo&ing day of the deer season���������  Thursday last. Jim Mcpherson, E.  Nouguier and Cliff. Vance each got a  fine buck that day, biinging the Canyon 1927 kill of venison up to about 20.  At the statutory meetin?g of the  executive of Canyon fWater Uners  Association on Saturday night Geo.  Davie was re-elected chairnian, and  F. Knott, secreljary, The other diarec-  tors were T. Mawson, H. Yoaing and  J. B. VanAckeran,  Christmas comes but once  year���������so  why not some  Ice Cream.  a?  A December Wedding  A wedding of  interest  to   a  wide  circle of friends was solmcnised at the  home of Mr. and Mrs.. James Ch erring-  ton,   Creston,   on   Taaesdny   evening,  when   their   second   daughter.   Miss  Rose Kathleen, was united in marilaj?e  with   Monrad    Wigen   of   Wynndel,  Rev. J. Herdman performing the ceremony.   Duo   to  tho   recent bereavement in the groom's family the happy  event   wais   witnessed   by   -jiwt   the  relatives of the  contracting   pau-ties.  The biide, who was given in marriage  by her father, was gowned in compose  rose  beige flat crepe   and   caarried   a  boqaiet of bridal roses and maiden hair  fern.    Mr. and Mre. Wigen will reside  at Wynndel.    Both are well known in  Valley social circles and many aro tho  good wishes extended on  the happy  occasion.  We can   guarantee   to  have  these in the standard flavors  if orders are placed by SIX  p.m., TODAY,  Dec. 23rd.  WM. FRASER  ORBSTOK BAKERY  6RAHD THE&TRE  SATURDAY, DEC.  tr**������p        ^^ iaT^S 3^  <*ci������iEie ^jaiBrey ������  Latest Feature  J  tD.r JA  at EIGHT p.m.  ADvJIj 1 fci i ...,.���������  CHILDEEN���������..........".-:.;..  RESERVE SEATS   50c.  25c.  75c,  . Afc "Fernie a totoopsgara slide over  half a mile in lonj-a-tl. .has juet been  provided in the taeighborhood of  the cemetery. A quarter of a mile  or" tho runway had to bo out  through the trees.  Heal oldtime dances aro n Saturday night feature at HaseSnrad thia  winter, and inati^uotora aro provided to teaoh those rinfatriiliar with  qnadrilla. eohottlsohoB, oto., whioh  woro so popular 20 yeara ago,  ; At tho Ooldetroam Hotel. V<ar-  aaon, gueata appear to heed the  adkiioniUoik to (turn oDT tho la^ht  when -not iai aiRe.' Tho News tella  ot a ton watt bulb uSian, 3ita.M juyt?  jKone oa������t of luininoBB after hoinp; *hn  utio tiinee lGftS.  "Drums of tha  DosBrt"  COMEDY���������Billy   Dooley  "WILD WALLOPS."  m  I  "S^E TmU as/*'E8"^jT   d"**5Zwrj>,,������  jl *mJ m\%,sTh.SLs S,'    ^JiB VCJjTS  Away FREE!  Every one purchasing a  50c. ticket for tho show .New  Years Eve will be given a  cha������co on a Dreaecd Turkey,  to bo drawn lor immediately  after the ������how. J^SiScSo^lSStSSSSSTS  ufjcUVH^^'M^I WrlXm *3ia������tt������< W������ !/������**���������������.  rt^'Irt.1^'irai^--f-trft^^  ";''; -;: ?'-;:;?.?:'��������� -f' ��������� ?V' V? ;-'vV ?-?'*f f f :V a:yPs���������:PApP-y-" W  THE .. RfeVTKW. ���������  CR.ESTQN.    B.  ar.n  fo <  ; mpiu t  Canada, the Land ox Opportunity  .-'-. s alio year oC Canada's Diamond. Jubilee draws to-a close H-is .-gratifying  inspirl n;: to ..recall tho w idospj*ead. *EtP~������S.t.,.,whach everything. pertaining  ar.udu. now arouses ihi*otighout' tlieVworld,V^d?v������mr;|j particularly an tlie  ami t'yo Ifniyte-d.-States. "Never before.fas* its ai^tory dliivthc -Pomtuiou  E-onewo more or hotter putf.-teiay thtxn itlaix������ eaa^oyed^Uiisfiyojirf ipeofplo in other  laaitUrarc rej-rrnuang to get a true- conception oi' Caaiada aaid its. groat pos Sibil t-  aie.s, aaad possibly nothing is better calculated to spread such ������������������-kuowU'idjso in  ijvfi\Ku.iiaI UratUli circles than the decision ol The Financial Ttm.es, ILondojv  having Uio largest circulation ol any financial journal in the world, to"i&suo  fom't a.iinnal -10-iityjii suiunvmcrifs on Canada during "tho S.oxt throe yoars;  In an edctorial..introduction to tho first of these supplements, The t'inaa-  caal Times rocaUiiag Sir Wilfrid, l.auracr's statement: "The aiiu-atoonth cen-  iiary -was tho cetituiy of the United States, tlae tweutioth century will be  Canada's century,'' declares that Sir "Wilfrid was uo mere .visionary,, as  events have proved. ft adds: "Tmpiestioriably the niueteenth century wasylbe  ���������y  Doing Practical Work  Services    Of ., Red   Cross A Society   At  -Ports Of Entry is invaluable  One  o? the   ialspia*ing  bits   of -work  car?iGd|^S ^'''tii%CaaafiiaTi' Ifccd J3r6ss  is kildS-ii -!$ alllits fuilnesaiffpniy to  thoa|(S'" livaaig?Viu tlib se^portyfeities ,yr~-  Queiecy&t. Jolin and Halifax?"At the  iiurseraoa iaa these three centres,  \yoary women xmd children arts \vyel-  coanedvwarauodVl'od and cheered, after  their long ocefi'afa' Voyage sine!-'"sotit? oh  iheir way'yr^pkjiaag to,f their aiow  homes. SoaaiteTlmes the 'advonturer haa  cj/me to .meet .a, pt-ospoctivo luisbuiad,  and to go ^itit, hiiaa to a homo on the  prairie. Lacking the- uppropruu.0 bridal outfit., she finds herself embarras-  ..ti i..n.tjt^.^  record gtejowth.  V? Sh-..^jVinceja.t    "Viereditu,    Pj'esddeaatpaddi:������33uig th^  -iiitjd...vStrV^i'edoriels fWiiHaans-T^IoKE!li>a^':?.,-,SVv..    , V-f^.  ���������P-encral-'Manager, in their addresses, j in two fundamental respects, oatrn-  stressed the rapid strides Uiat Cauad.ati:ag 'power and liquid-sta*eugth of re-  was, making but-V..struck a warning t sources, our position continues highly  i\6to ;against possible over speculation. I satisfactory. Never have-we been_bet-  .Sir.Vh^^^ for, all the normal  -century of tho Tinted States, tor America's growth in population, enterprise^  t������id wealth wero wiLhoiat prior parallel in the "-world's"history. But the r-nHosrsod UtltU the lledCios:* workei-& Coario  of Canada's pi-ogi-ess  in the-*  twentieth  century were1 never equalled in  any!to horassistance, provide  tlao 'things  equivalent period of America's aiiueteenth cent airy expansion. In tho p&st two 1 needful; and. arrange the marrlage;.^-  decadts Canada's expansion iia all material rospocts has been.. prodigaouo." >V__ Ono of tlao .arid at    apprechite.d    ser-  he managing editor, in a sign  setting forth this story of "amusing pro-  nk of   iVIbntrea!   Annual   Meeting   ��������� ���������   ; ������������������""      ..j".  Tho annual'meeting of the Bank of,     1  sae no reason why an abaicaneni  Montreal brought to a close a vear in! o f  confidence   in   the  uontinuanco   or  -vtfUchyiia^ Banked   onjoyod :ahaosd^������?i^l^V coudUlo^s   nt'������d  ^������  ^yiapM^higiidetl.  S|ay4i5pfederi|ia:    Williams-Taylor,    in  said iii  patrt:  Trade coaiditions in Canada durinfe  the yoaa*: bivr������>beenractive, and.wliilo  there laf.astlll- keeit coanpotitaoar.in many  lhaos, balanoo sheets gonoi*ally .show*  satisfactory prbiits. ManiiToid 'evideiico:  su pports i h la b tatcment. Baiik debit s  aieeds of the public aaid to meet auy  busauess or ihaan.t'iPvi^'^fgeaoy.'  I havo referred^ to "tlie past.yesar as  the most expansive in the country's  coananercial history. That Camadians  have experienced, a. greater....degree of  Individual' prosperity; than over before  bank clearings,    bank ? deposits.    :caay js3; I ''think, "MaindiSpCitett.''    The   high  Suooorting this statement,  the managing editor, in a signed artlclo, snakes ! rices is the;���������a'oTYinjgr of tea to each wo-  the following bald recital of fact  ������ress:''  In the twenty years* period (.1D0G-19:2<5), tltoa*e was-a "SO'p^r cent. inca-e>.aso  lu the population, whkh is now estianated at y,:**l!)O,r������00. At that rato of pro*  3-*;i>?s3ion iho eaid. of this century sliouid see Cauada witli a population at 3oust  equal to that of Creat Dritaiu now.  rt'iii>- viilsi*1 tif ���������(".-! a ad ars *lfild crooc, saa*-' IH*!*'1"''*1-* *i t'niirfi-������i.f irior.>as"'������ ������������> *li������>  tv.-euiy years* period id $.1,131,241, li>i>. More laud was? take a aap as farms "in  ihat period than in tlae throe cenmraos pro-ceding, yet ,-u-aveoly taalf  oC rhe possible farm laud in the Do minion, is yet occupied.  There was more than a fourfold in crease in the total trade ol' :.ho pomtn-  vann wlaoaa&ho arrives. ��������� Every������������������ cup-��������� is  a aiow brcv,', and in the' months from  "tfpjbruary. tp' October, at least 15,t)0(>;  (iaips -were-gtvojv at tho threas ports. .  : Couspiciious aaiaong tho seaport yoI-  untary workers is,Mrs. P. J. McMamxa,  Cpnvoner' of tho Itod Cl'Oss Seaport  Nurseries Ooitimittee at Halifax, who  is wt proseni'iti Toronto for tho semi-  annual, moot Ins: of the Central Couiicii,  Canadian Rod Cross.  Um to $2r2ut>,OLv9,0iiO.    The Ifnitod States had a population of 75,000,000 boioro |     At -HwUfJix. froan February to Octo-  its foreign trade was equal to that of Canada toxiny. | bea-ylBG   fciiips  laiuled.   and -6,529  wo-  The value of Canada's inanufactures w*as3 about trebled to ������3,9"4SiO00v000.  So was th-e total capital invested in manufacturing: industries, which, at tho  end of 102^. amounted  to $*>.37l,v00.l>00-.' ���������  Tho valu<- of the tain-oral output showod a 350 pox1 cent, increase, and the  a ano of. value per capita of population rose from ������12.S1 to $23.69.  Thanks largely to  th*- rapid development -Of the pulp und paper industry,  :here was more than a ^e-onfold increase in the export of forestry products.  There was a 50 per conr. iracreiise. ita tho. marketed, yield of the fisheries. V  "The value of fur.-* exported sliowed a tenfold Increase to' $17,017,*>00. When  ��������� he limit of setitesiK-nt has been reached there will remain hundreds of thou-  sands of square nniles tor profitable exploitation by fur traders.  Steam railway mileage rose front 21,353. to 40,352; ko other country in, the  world exceeds Canada in railway mileage, proportionate to.population..  Electric rallAvaiv jnilea-nre rose frons Sl-t to 2.50O. There are now 03 electric \  railway    companies    In    opea*ation,    with    au    aggregate    capital i nation.  men? 1,319 children and 27S'infants re-  ���������ceived assistance of soibo sort At  St. Johri';x3;090 Avojuen, SJSS children,  and 2SS infauits -were wolcoiuwl, and at  Quebec 6,169 women, S.741 .children,  and 907. infants., Five hundred* and  thirteen medical treatment.a we-re. given. ���������.'.-..: .<��������� r, ...'������������������      ..   :.:���������  loadings, railwsay gross oarninss, imports, note -'circulation atid lower mercantile -mortality all reveal that?; the  tide of, business has risen .{luring the  year.,,,-: ���������,.. -, ��������� ^ -. ,  .,-y   ,.,:..,;?,.:,  Speaking generally, araanaafacturintj  industries thrive: '-textilo'" mills nro  fully employed; -iron, and steel opei*-  ators co-utinue toifacefatrong competition from abtoadVits ^ in&reagiitg volume of imports attests; the iuaiiber  trade shows a sli-sht improvement;  new-sprint output increases; production of footwear is larger aa\d tlie.industry is in better state!; the manufacture of motor cars has ? slightly  diminished, but In the Tlrst nine  months of the year 161,5S3 cars wfere  tuimod out,^ haying a value of ?105,-  :179j0.00. or practically'the same as la  tlie- like -period-.of last year.- though  tho number of ears was '700 less.  generial level of employment, nnd. the  enhanced spending power of thi������ people,, are,- attributable to a succession-;of  good harvests atid to a ga*eat broaden-*  ing of the ba������iy Of "pi-oduction.1 ?Until  a Ifew years ago Canadai was; best  known abroad as an agricultural cpuair  try, and outside capital sought investment here chiefly- in, government? and  municipal Issues and in railway build-  iaig to provide; traaaspprtataoh for an  ever-increasirag agricultiiral area: ;To-  "day most of the largely- -increased  capital coming, in for investment is foi*  industrial .development. If as' now fully  recognized thatyCanada lists tho natural resources for the building-up of  a vast .variety of indigenous industries, aaad< is fitted by the character  and spirit of her population to take aai  increasingly important place ? among  the industrial nations of the world. .  Urges Teaching Or Astronomy  oc;  .<2^,000,000.  The number  of motor> vehicles-registered in CanacSa   twenty 3"caa*5'ago  wan tander 2,000; ��������� In 1&26 the number was over SOO.OOO:  Xine times- as much, electrical energy was developed in 1S26 as in. 1905 - -  Uio harnessed h-ors<i power then being 500,000. against 4,556,000 now. Canada  id second-only ��������� to the United .States in turbind h p. installation, and. second  only to Norway in such, installation per head o������ population. On a per capita  basis the Dominion has nearly five times the installation of the United States.  Vet the harnes-sed horse power of Canada is only about a tenth of ���������'h-er" available resources,. Site has four times, as many telephones per capita "as Great  Britain. ���������      -.-  -  Paint a Corn With  this Marve! Oqaid  The   pain   stops  Itiai  few   seconds.  Tight shoes won't fhurt a^ny more. The  I Corn shrivels u.p. and drops off. Ko-  'moves the wfaoile corn and doesn't-  pain a bit. It's the sui*e remedy���������-Putnam's Corn Extractor. All druggists  sell Putnam's .Corn Extractor. Get  your bottle today." Kefuse a substitute  for Puttiam's,  Goes Hand In Hand With Industry  :������������������'���������'���������> Says Dr*. Ami  In art illustrated lebtaare !-by X)r. A.  H. Ami, President of the Ottawa Centra Itoyal. Astronomical Society, t of  Caaiada recently advocated. Dr. Aaaii  pointed to the amed. of tho younger  generation acquiring a Knowledge of  atstroaiomy. .....     .,  Dr. Ami lectured on the total eclipse  of the sun as witnessed by ���������him in  England last jurie. Ho asserted astronomy -went hand in "hand with 3n-  clustry, and for that reason young Canadians should have a sound foundation  for their -work in latei' year3.  Dr. Ami said some inducement  shc-uld be extendiod.to Canadian scientists so they "���������would"not need to seek  triorc'��������� remunerative' posittonss aba*oad.  aa.���������������. aoi I ���������������  ��������� m & * xajr cu wj  A'mra'^.Jjr.Ji.,*������  I It *M������.E^jrJl  Great Strides Made In Flyhig During  :y_ Past SeV������ri Vears  Ayiation.; is playing a . greater.'- p:trl.  each' year-in the explpi-atioat of tho  aiatural resources of tho.Dciminion and  also in the conservation of these resources. Air traaisport is novv recognized as one of the methods, of ?ic/lu:  tion of some of the most pressing  problems 'of the forester, surveyor,  geologist and explorer in. their worlc  in the anprb remote parts of W10 couii;  try. In the past seven years great  strides have been made and fiying-Mio'w  ���������plays an*'-important' part ih the work  of many" Government services.  There were fewer than 1,000 bank, branches in Canada in 1S00; in 1D26 ;  1 hero were 3,770. Tite assets of the Canadian chartered, banks in 1900 were..;  inidcr'?SQ0,00-3,OOI>j   in 1926 they were ?2,364,019.200..  The total life assurance in force 'with Dominion licensed companies in  I'.iuo was under ?7OO,000,000; in 192G the aggregate was $4,009,902,*i00.      The  SUrb- insurance aggregate rose from^l,5e0r000,000 to ?S,0iy,437,1.00.  , With the eclipse, of Russia, Canada has become the .second largest wheat  ?:producing and exporting country���������second) only for .the time-being to America.  ?-The Prairie Proviaicos alone produce wheat aad other crops substantially exceeding in value, that of the world's total annual output of gold.  Osiuadia.ns mas* well iind encouragement and inspii*ataon in such a record  sii; pro-gross' to go Corwardwilh confidence to tho achievcmetit of still greater  things for their Dottrinion in tho next twenty year peaiod.  No More Asthma- X>r. J. D. Kel-  logg's Asthma ��������� Remed.y sounds the,  death, knell of this trying trouble, it  Australia's Cattle King  Began .'Career As Teamster Now Owns  Thirty Ranches  A man who owns  so msiny horses ] stops  the awful  choking and painful  breathing. It guards against night attacks aiaid gives renewed ability to  sleep and rest, the .wtfole night long.  Much is claiaiied for this remedy, but  nothing but what can be demonstrated  by a trial.   If you suffer from asthma  ofj  that he recently destroyed    4,000  thean .because he couldn't sell    t  and they cost too much to Jceep is, at  seventy years of age, visiting I^ondon.  Ho is Sir Sydney Kidman, the veteran  Cattle   King   of Aaastralia.   He- began  his career as a teamster   at   10s " a  week.   Now  lie  owns  thirty   ranches  co'voring move    thaai    thirty    million  acres of land;   more than 100,000 cat-.  tie and 10.000 horses; 1,500.camels and'"Ju,,i?r Red Cross .Hof?tta!'.l!.ationts At  try it and convince   yourself   of   its  great value.  Gift Pleased Queen Mary  *-������.SC -ii5.tt^IcvaH     A,������������*-i%e#'^rt.B%  Hairdresser" in England*' sAlvvays  Wanted To Be a 'Minis-rer--���������?;?--'iP  . Mr.-P. W. Harvey, a ihalrdaresscr;; of  Wallasey, -Cheshire, has realised a  lifelong ambition by being ordained jt  deacon and licensed., to a? curacy?;  Ho lias beeri in business as a hairdresser for twerj^y-five years., AtV the  age^of twenty lie vis approached witli  a view.to entering the, ministry, but  family reasons "proven ted liiin.aaad if  was iabt until three or foui* years ago  that cii*.cumstances ma.de it possible  for him to set about achieving has aim.  Silver In Canada  British Columbia Is the Largest Pro.  dticer Of the Precious Wletal  Following tho discovery of rich silver deposits noa a- <!obnlt, Ontario, in  l!H'."> alio production of silver in Can-  ;nla rapidly increased and si,aice that  date up to lf>25 Ontario was the. loading producer. Kecont dlacovo rics in  i'.ritisl. Coluaaabia i*estored. time province iia 102G to the no.-dtion. of leading  ���������producer of salvor aai Canada, when  the prodaictlon ������>xcoeded that of On-  ani-lo by .more than orto million oaanc-  or.. Csiaaada'a total production of silver  In ti������i'-; waas 22,a71,9S4"ilne- minced.  Soviet Selling Church KeSls  thousands of donkeys and sheep.  Salt In Every Province  Siili, either ail nntoral hriuns oi* in  t..-������iK ������������f rock salt, Is I'ou.rl in every  prov iu������*r> of <'naiada, although a0manor-  rial pruduetion Is coaalinod lo Onrario,  -Nova Huiil.ia, nnd AlliertM.,  Some    Of    Magnificent    Workmanship  Being Welted.To  Secure  Needed Funds  Tho Soviet Government, being iaa  need of funds, has turned to aneliing  church bells.  A Russian aaae.rchant ship docked  this week at Hayro with a lo-ad of bells  which had been taken front churches  in alt parts of Russia.  Though so.mo of them were of mag-  nliiceaat workmanship they had all  beeta shattered and borod with holes,  eo am to avoid paymoaat of duty, tdnce  thoy wore dostlaaod to bo sold Cor tlae  aaaotal they' contain.  Coraas nro cniiROd by tlio presBuru of  tight boots, but no oaae need be troubled with Mumi long when so adanplo  a remedy us Hollow-ay's (lorn llutuovcr  in available.  CONSTIPATED CHILDREN  Coaastlpat.ioii is one. of- tho moBt  common ailments of childhood aud  tho child suffering from it positively  cannot thrive. To koep the Uttle ono  well the bo-wets must l������e kept regular  and' the stomach sweet. To do this  nothing caai eriual Baby's Own Tab-  lots. They aro at mild but thorough  laxative; aa*c pleasant to take aaid  can bo given to the newborn bnbo  with parlec.t saeety. Thousands of  mothers aise no other moddclno, for  thoir little ones but Baby's Own Tablets. Thoy arn sold by medicine dealers ot* by uuiil at 20 cords a box from  The J?>i\ WllllHiriH' * Mi>dletne Co.,  Uroclcvlllo Ont.  I'  'n'uity  ol  Iieoi.ile  liavo  a  good  aim!  111  iff,   Ipia  ::    lot    nl"   r.heiu   don't,   pill I  iho  1 rigger.  I  ... ..... .      1  a         ..-,    Preaei-vina Bio Game  IVtoui.it McKhiloy National I'ark huu  Calgary Sent Arti*Jic"ial Flowers  Her Maijepty Queeu Mary, paid- signal honor to the JunEor Red Cross  Hospital in Calgary rocontly, by caus-  hig her secretary to write a very  charming letter of thanks for . the  beautiful bouquet of artificial tiowors  tauule for her by. tlae ehlldren being  treated there, and talcou l\omo to lior  by H.It.K. tho Prlnco of Wales, following lais visit to Calgary last August.  Mrs. Mablo Mappln, teaclaoa-' o'f tho  ca-aft, who is'the proud possessor of  this letter of thanks from tho Queou,  ropWls that each tlwao tho TVlaxce  has booavin Cnlgjiry ho lias taken  homo a token of this nature to his j  mother, tlio Queen.  Mailer's Worm PoAvders will clear  tlio stojinach and bowels of -VVorms, so  that rthe child -%vtll no more be ti*oiibled  by their ravages. The powders aa*e  sweet to. the taste and. uoi- child will  object to taking them. They aro non-  ihjurlbus ia������ theii* r composition, and  whilof in soane cases tliey aitay caiise  vomiting, that must aaot bo taken as a  sign that thoy are nauseating, hut as  au indication of their effeellve work.  Changes Hue After Sunsat  It is theoretically iaaapossiblo. for hybridization to produce blue in a.flower  that is naturally yellow*nnd rod, but  A. R. Sabbo lately exhibited at Horri-  cultural Hall, Londcu a dahlia thai  was "a bluoy-maaivo that turn od do op  blue after sauiflet."  Minard's  Liniment for Nem*al0i.-a.  a,o slusli atul cold aud fro.st-bite from  , ,, .       .,    ,        ,-.    ���������       , tho ley winds of winter.   In tho treait-  saved big gaum iu    Alasltra,    (lai*lhou,   Immt  oL' either  an  excellent  prepara-  tdioop. tnooso, aind door, soeaii to havo | tion is. Pr. ThomaH'  l^clectrlc Oil, aa  For  Froat  Bites  and ��������� Chilblains. ���������j    A itt6tla.or soal can phice her puppy  Chilblains como% from undue eKposuro j by a hole ou a oiiko of loo and dtvo  off on a food-hunting expedition, stray-.  Frost Bites  Min-ird'h -will (Hiti*.'���������c������-n ciir.lt-  Ijtl.fojn nn<l in-cvent rnrthci*  ;r<mlil<'. AI;iD <:asi:.; tin,- burn-  in:-   1 ���������: i i 1 1  Innect Qardenerc  WI1II.0 ants of iiido-Chlan. have their  own gairdens.  where  thoy  tmul  wlutt  auiglit    be.    called    |.������i maids in     patches  Those   insect  gardeners   raliKi  micro-  seonlc pclitds Uko puanpklna, made ofj  11. sort <il" fungus, somewhat similar to!  tint mould 011 stab! broad, A hod  urn*  stating oL* fi'jiginonts' of    leaves    tiatd  gra.'ni  is prepared aind  weeded.by tlao  auibi.  These  tliey clmw   Into  ikaae material into vviiti-h ihey pluvo ihe tj������.-i'iua  of   I'UKgU."..  Reliable Flngef Prints  <i Evi jig e.vtdeaice hi a court, caiv in  l.oainhju recently. IHiteetti'.' -Herg^asat  MiuUt������*aa. of tho .Scotland Vurd tiaiger-  ��������� print di'|i:irl.*aafUt, ntaatcil tlarat bin Ini-  v, "i.M hivl ���������������!������'������������������"������> iiiHr'������ th'Mt lyiit o������'kv fln-  jmrjii laal Imiu'niislonti. ultici- "intl wllh-  ^iili   n  iiIiikI������- ���������sitoi   m   ������d'iiii iiie.ni imi.  lotu-nod that tho parlc Js. an nbsolutn  gamo sanctuary and'i'B a safo' breeding  ground., Thoao tlaaI. wander out; of alio  limits .may bo killed- by luuilcu-s, who  report am excel Sen at yoar. * with good  quail ty of fllf.  it (iountoraots tho lull am nuvtion and  relieves the pain, Tho actloaa of tlio  oil Is prnmpt aaad its aj������plleal ion is ex-  l.roiiicdy slnaplo.  Barred  From  Speed Teat  The air.ministry is being vigoroufdy  attacked foi* its thiclslon that mean-  bcrirt of tjio Air Force will aao). be allowed to coan pete In tho next races for  tho SehnoJder Cup which wan won ha  splendid I'lUihloii by tho Brltl.<|i en-  ti'ios last year. The ministry loves  fcu;������rooy naad rlhsllkes rhe Hiaaellght,.amd  h'A'A, !":-iued n ������**nr*-*-������������-'-!Ti-t to (Iv*- effcc������  that Its pilots woa-o not. itatonded to bo  j'hulhitoi'f-. It will, howevor, gain every  siKHlfituniso to civil 111 n pllols who wish  lev eo.rnpote.  ������ramhllta������ ;i.i ga*c,vh.������und rm-e.s -win*  11H0. Ibed by Holaud WSlkln.smi. n, ���������usil  m������*reh:iiii,   nf   Ijeedn,   Kngland,   as   ttaVi  (*.u,urie nl' his txicoaaahag lunolvent.  I   j Mlnnrd'n  Liniment tor Crinne,  ing for hours, sind ������an rot urn direct-  ly to tho cake though the ico may luivo  drifted thirty or forty "'m.Uo.-i iaa the  meantime.  That cods have iann-iortaal snails Is n  RUiJot'fitltlouH belief of tho Etilclnao lish  eraiien.' '  ilium, iii'ii'-i iiliiiniimi  " .  inm.-nirrnrnBHm��������� r 1 ~   CONBTkfATION DEAFNKS*  AnmniTiai     kidney Die cages  Arid Many Oth������r Cltr*nta OI������������M������������*  Hmv* B������������H fHy Natural Mailtoila  Cured       l*a������dularM.t>.������|nA(taniianaa  TU.DBN MBA.I.TII SCHOOL  3321  t*������. rimvil* fl o������MV������n.������ot������  Or. Arthur Voa.A.������.. M.D���������rr������������.  Writ* lor ������-������t.e I.i4������ratur*  A-i orr  for f.iu  1 and   d  ori'tut Ttt iNvicMTOtia,   Ht:.vt������  ���������r arco tint ot IcvtinlIrniM vvin������t<-<l.  ttmn advice. Tho ltniti,wy t'oin-  r-nny, (ntt*runtlo<������������il I'attunl \t 101 nc>*i. -/J  MfiiiK  Si..  Ott������WIU  Tftaa nbw rneNoM micivikov. no.i  *4it. t fi������i< mlm<*(ii>* imfrrtt,   No. n ������,ir Hl<.������i< ������  Mklnl>l*������NM������������. Htt.ntn.aurnnlWV-i+lttt.mit.m  :-,,Ul  l,u  l������R.I(nN <:mrMl"������'i������,  nr  i.i.'rri  iv.l,   ln,r������  X)jL,i,hCt-l������*i.W.i< C*.ll#in������-.j..l.J-.J.;-.V.'.i1r..',.^*������.  '?  .ft  M  i  -a  ti  ���������fl  1 flt?>  ^TSCLm   EEVTEW?' CRESTON,   B.    C.  ������0$  LLVI-L LllUddimi  -Aiuvania IMS!  V1U.UI1 CH  erish In Blaze  uiany Die As Flames Sweep Through  Orphanage In Quebec  Quebec City.���������Fifty children, most  of theaujorphans ranging in age from  rave to sixteen, years, are 'feared to  have boon buraied to death in a fire  which swept suddenly and devastat-  angly    through     the . llospicp     Saint  .Ottawa.���������'i'he   level    cror-stng    eon*,  tinues to.take its toll, of death.  -Statistics   compiled  by. the"  railway} Charles  here.-<   '.*  board show, that iai  Noyembea* out of!      The    Hospice    'Saint  ���������l-t  crossing     accidents,     automobiles! orphanage coaaducted by  Charles,  ������he Naans  au  of  were involved in 36. tt'ght persons  were killed and 40 injured.- Most of  the automobile accidents pecua-rcd. at  unprotected crossings.  .Comparative figures, for "the- whole  j oar aro not yet,available) but in Hie  last four months of this'year the nuan-  ber -ol  Crossing    accidents    was    145  -1 f>������ {iv  t he Good Shephea'd,;- also hou������ea niany  local children placed there by their  families to receive iheir education,  and/ the parents- o'f 1 hese children,  ca-azed by grief, flocked to the city  morgue to reclaim their dead.  Five hundred    children    .and    forty-  nuns wore   in   the  four-storey    stone-  -hen fire Imi*3t 'Ait in  Canada At Geneva  $-*  *V* *\ r. *1  Autos;  ia  tlie   3 927   period   figured   in  *-J 23 of the accidents, with 42 fatalities,  (he same as 3i>26.  W- L. Host, vice-president" of  ilroiheiiaood oi * .Locomotive Firemen  aaid Knginemcn, in a memorandum  bulmaitled to the Minister of Hallways,  says that within- ahe past six years ���������  1021 to 192(5���������499 persons have >>eon  killed, and 1,437 injured at highway  crossiaigs.  yMr. Uest suggests ji nuanber of  things to ccaiabat the auenace of pres-  oitt day automobile traffic dn highways  t'aat cross railways dh the level, chief  of his suggestions being separation of  grades. Pendiaag complete separation  he urges gates,-bells or watchmen and  turther deprecates improvement of  highways at approaches to a*aiiway  t;rossings, which' would force slower  , trafiic and elimination of come of the  danger. He also suggests restriction  qf' Federal Goverament aid to highway  pgnstruction unless provincial and municipal governments .guarantee ade-  qtiate removal of the level ��������� ca'Ossing  daaager.  yfiMr. Best recommends "a conference  Under tlae aaispices- of the railway  board to determine a aiat.ional plan of  ljeyel crossing., separatioa nnd proteG-  t|tm, and that? if heceslfajry, the Railv  ygay Act be-amended.  a doranitory on the second aloor. It was  belie**ed  to  have  nrjginaicd - in     the  basement and  to  have eaten ita way  the4to the second floor befoa'e discovery.  Iai a short time the entire building  was La mass of. flames and doomed to  destruction. Efforts oi" firemen, policemen and the Nuns of the Gbod Sliep-  herd who conducted -,n oi-Tshanaj*ce in  tjie building were directed toward res-  cue work. A dread,ful_ scene ensued.  Ladders were placed on every side  of the building and firemen and policemen carried insftiy children to safety<  in their arhis.     ,_.' .  Mingled with the-roar of the flames  were the terrible screams of the  frightened and injured children anck-  those trapped within tho structure.  Adding to the horror of ihe catastrophe ���������Were the giief-stricken gro'ups  of parents who awaited the removal of  the children's bodies-by the firemen.  Rescue workers anade repeated trips  at great personal; da*ager.into.ytliii-doa*-  mitories, saving as *r^any, children as  possible before being|(,irlyeii; forth by  the flames.' '���������' '"*-'' '*"'''  New  i?ance  SSI  -f '-���������  Dr. W. A. Riddell, who is acting for  Canada- in the preliminaries? on Pis-  arnaament at Geneva.  Britain Paying War Debt  Heavy Payment ts lYiacfc To the United  States  L-ondon.���������A pa>mcaat of ?92.575,000  was made Dec. I5ah by the Ba-itish  Government to the United States,  treasury,-of which sum ihc_ amount of  ?35,000,000 is in payment of the principal of xhe-debt, the balance being  interest.  - With this payment, the total payments to' the United States since the  fuaiding of the British debt amount to  5-302,330,000, of "which ?I2O,O00,00O has  been on account of priaicipal.  Tlxe   amount   outstanding   has   been;  reduced tq.,v$-l,-iS0,tf00,00ft^;.-,v \  fMxeci Calendar Of J3 Months Is Under,  Consideration  ; -Ottawa.���������Proposals for a fixed calendar oT n'S months, each of 23 days,  ���������*rrra-r������*-> *rC\*%s\<r*A     \    *-t<*aFr\**n +l������rt 7^,v4<3T,������loT  flVA X* %f ***,**i**\A      -    *^V> *.*���������"������. V U*-������ %^ rt-������.*������.������<w������ ���������u**^-  Affairs Department by its author, M.  B. Cotsworth New York. Afterwards  life saw some of the. technical officers  of the Government.-  In  October  last the  League  of Nations cabled the different Governments  which are party  to the -League^ asking them to give it3 advisory committee  on  communications  "all informa-  ?6f value to it on any action taken on  : the  suggestions  contained in  the  re-_  port of the coxnjmittee of inquiry into  the reform cf the calendar and more  particularly on  the national proposal  .for committees of inquiry to study this  reform." Steps ..are    being    t-ikp-n . lo  form saaeh a committee liereV  .   The    international    fixed    calendar  would- piovide for 13 momlis instead  of 3 2,  each  month  divided   into four  couaplete weeks beginning on Sunday  aiad  ending on  Satuiday.       An extra  month  would  be  necessary  and  this  would be inserted between June and  July.   Evei-y   month   of  the   year,  by  this plan,  would  be identical! in date  and week day names. The- last day of  the   year  would   ho   dated  December  '2L*tli as an eighth day extra Sabbath  finrwn  miPAir  rUl.nA.UlEU!.  ONTm SOVIE  Ml  eaidixig of "the last week. Iji leap year,  "leap day" would be inserted as tlio  mid-summer extra Sabbath aaid o-ated  June- 29a h. v    '  t  Prices Is  ���������\  I  |Lindbergh Flies To K  Successfully V    Negotiates.^    Nora-Stop  W    ���������    Flight ;'#r-6m"vWasrtingtort^-,.f?:i-i'i:  ^Mexico City.���������"Lindy" haa doi^yit  s0ain���������he aaad the other half of tlie  faanous "We."  |?Without stop Col." Charles A. Lindbergh, pilotiaig the Sph*it of St. Louis  ���������vVyiaich earlier in the year had carried  lliaa to Paris, flew from" Washington  t0 Mexicb? City. For inor& th&ai 127  llpui's he v.ras ait the conti*ols.  ^Perhaps there has never been wit-  a^pssed such a delirious demonstration  o;f joy by a Mexican multitude when,  after some - three lioiirs of yapprehen-  sion that misfortune had befallen the  liier, the Spia-it of St. Loiais settled on  Yalbueaiaf Military Aviation Field.'two  a.hd a half miles from Mexico City.  I^ncLy aaad his 'plane wore safe and  s^und. Nothiaag was wrong except  that a miscalculation of direction carried the "plane in a. great circle from  Tarnpiqo Into the interjdr, Instead of  flying in a direct lino to Mexico City.  v.f The loaic eagle not Only flew over  Mexico's mountains" aaid deserts in  tliis first non-sto.p flight between the  two capitals, bxit. he flew straight into  tho hearts cf tho Mexican people ���������  hearts already long attuned hi devotion to him by <jxn>lplts oi whlcla they  la aid' read, -''hearts torn with fear for  hours for his safety.  .  j;'  ? Appointed To Se'aotfi. ,.'  **������ Ottawa,- lion, rhillipo Paradis, ii  aaioiiibor oT tbe Leglslatlvo Council vo������  t*������uobe<\ has been appolaitJnl to tlio  Senate ha jdaco of Iho hito S<*nator  Mohlphilslr of Three River*, Ho will  ro.sjgia lalH :totvt In tho Quebec Upper  Uoubo. 3\ra*. Paa*aal'is' appointment' ham  Iroquontly boon forocaat., For many  yuai'.s ho JuiM been the dilef Liberal  ergjtulr.er of tho Quoboc DIflti'iot. Ho  lit laroiaainenl  in the nsbOnfcos hadu^lry.  o    ?   '   "  Air  Mail  For  Mine  Area  Ottawa. I'ltmH   are   am dor   waay   ita  tho'post atfllce department for the Hiib-  .slltntioia thhi whiter of a weekly air  imujl jiorvace for tlio pivnotit, tcaa-duy  dog loam mail, to f-oi-w lied Luho, Wo-  anan Luke.' Wonataia lllver, and Naaa*ow,  LaaUo in Iho .ualnliag ureal of Northern  Ontario. Avhilloaa tioaapaaaioy have already beeai rtppro-iHaed by ������(h>������ postal  BUthorllle.M, and it Ih e.vjaeotcrt -Hint  teaader.-a will bo let shortly.  Nece-ssairy To   Meet  Production  Costs  y Says. President Of Association  Montreal.���������At the 9th annual meeting of tlie Shoe* fManUfacturers' Association of Caaiada, .President F. K. ,R.  :?tjia:iithierVM*nti^i;VtbldfCtii&-^ie^  that both the ,w:hoIesaleV a'Ad retail  trade woiiltl find it iiecessiify^ toVsid-  vance their shoe,prices: aigairiyto aueet  the prevailing production costs.  While production has been lna*ge  diaring ;the; past year, competition, has  eojitiaiued to be exceedingly-Keen and  for the' most * part shoe profits; hav e  been small in relation to the number  of pairs of shoes manufactured, said  Mv... Laaithier, Im������oa*ts :frcm the United States aind Great Britain showed  a marked increase.'?Duadng theflast 3 2  anonths, 17 Canadian shoe manufac-  tiaring estaiblishments have failed, ai*"-  ranged settleanents' with "their creditors or discontinued business, tho'-president reported.-  PySS; At1.ensVlxOa^m3nirj'?*.Se'nate  ?Athehsi~-Ai;Vi331l Silks \ 6e6n prepared  ���������ior.  the .creation. ..of .a   senate   which:  has'"'not existed since 1862. It provides  for 50 senators to be  elected by thef  people. Twenty others will be chosen  by jcoananereiai,??professioajai, scientific?  aiaad   Labor  organisations,  and  10   b>V  the   chamber  of   deputies.       Senators  must.be 40 years old. Their term off  office will be three years. &  Gambler's Winnings   _    ,���������-^^  Will Educate Youth  Distinguished Soldier Dead  General A'derson Commanded Vpirst  Canadian "Division In Great War  London*.���������Clonertil Sir Kdwhi Alfred  Hcrbort Alderson, IC.C.B., sommiiuder  of the First Canadian Division in tho  Ga*eat War and"subsequently 'the"Canadian Ariny. Coa-ps, d led at Lo.wo.stpft,"  Dec. li?? )';' ;V  ^ Goaaeral Alderson gave splendid r.or-  Wprk On Flin Flon Railway  ^TlieVPa^V M^p^H:.P^P McLean andj  William Tomlinson, who have the con-^j  tract??for the construe tion of the nea-vV  road to the Fliri Flon mine, have ar-f  l-ived here "and are making preparaV,-  tions to staa*t work soouer than wasj  expected. It is planned to lay {-tool 011-  the groun?d up to Cranberry Lake, so  as to , enable -.contractors <��������� to rush iai  supplies.^..,If this is decided on', 200  men will be needed. 'P."  ITexas   Cattle    Ranch   Won   In    Pokeir  Gaaiie  Deeded  To School  ?    FOrt  Worth,   Tex.���������A   cattle   ranch  fwon in a; poker game now is contributing to the education of Texas youth.    ,  V   The, last-' legal  foriiiality . has  beeaa  ycomwletedyby which-ownership of the  :^666 ranch is    transferred   to    Texas  Christian XJiiivorsIty of   Fort    Woatli.  ?Mrs- Buiic? Burnett.- widow fof lhe late  tCaptain Burlr Burnett, deeded the land;  .'���������to ytjie;;school.    ���������-^v,?'"y:-'-     ,,,,;_���������,.;..  ..,, ,  I    Captain  Burnett named his , raiiich  "Hie  666G in token of ilie poker hand  yof four  sixes which brought him the  -propertyvand elevated him from a cow-  yboy? to ~ti cattle baron- .-   .,  Pool Payment In March  '���������; \yinnipeg.���������No further Wheat Pool  j payments will be made aantil Bfarch,  A. .T. McPhail, Regina, president, announced hero. The Canadian "Wheat  Pool Board met lier<e, with memb'ers  present, froiiaL Saslcatche^van;? andy? A1-,  berta, and. discaiss^d'/rpiitine Isaismess;  Sbangliati:���������Dispatches fi*om Cant oaa  to various sources indicate that ih*'  death toll in the recent Nationalist  coup, which, were at first 6tated an  probably not exceeding 1,000 will ie:;c-li  _D,VVO   iX\>  tGct-BL.  Altlaougli Nationalist  authority   ha������-V  been  re-establislied,   police  headguaa- '  ters lias not yet been takers Chinese  Reds with a few-HuBsians were.main'  taining a determined stand there.  Disorders .continued*, but were considerably lessened...  jSfume'roi'S tnr-ei? diary iir*<>^ -n-i-i*.  burning. An linlcnown aiU3iroer of Jt< dp  have been executed.  Japanese dispatches state that  dawn, revealed countless dead bodies  littering, the streets. They also &ay  the labor union lieadauarters were  razred'and Innumerable shops looted.  Those - ieV that remained untouched',  were heavily barricaded. A thousand  housesywere burned, according to tbe  Japanese ^dispatches.   ,"  While the danger to foreigners is  believed tp have pass.ud, v -American  naval authorities have given permission to Athericans whose homes were  In. suburbs of the,Chinese city io return and armed parties have been  withdrawn from shore ao their ships.  A heavy conc.etnration of rorp.igners  of many nationalities remains in the  foreign section.  With tlie sudden suppression of the  ' disorders ih. Canton, -.' Natiosiaiist   - of- >��������� ?  flciabsy here f*wei*'e tisitanimous in ^their - ?  claim ythat there  was no   danger ,oi"v  a further Red, uprising.    Military    of-.  fleers declared the'  fjsratibaialists    are  amply  prepared  to-  prevent   a ?a*bciar- --'-���������  rence. "s?Vi- -?? 'y.yy  ���������?.- ���������-.:��������� .y- '������������������  . The   iK'arvking  ��������� Nationalistsy V have   ;  launched ia;.campaign  against allegeiL,  ^Russian  influence  in   CJhinese  affairs.  Chiang Kai-Shek, head of the Nation?  aii st Party,  today  reiterated  a sihte-"?  ment condemhihg the Soviets. He do-"-"  clrirdtl that "Soviet consulates'throughout China have .b'een serving^ as hot.-  ?>eci3    of    Communistic      propaganda,  necessitating immediate ��������� soverance  of  diplomatic relations    between    China  and* Moscow. Communism is bound in  cause the breakdown  of  the  Chinese  revolution.- Some time ago    I    recommended  that tho ���������   Kuomiutang     (.Nationalist Party) break: off relations. lt\  (action had been taben then the Ca":  /       S   f-A   -?^;-,,y?  AIN the Christmas Tree uplifts  Lovc:laxf.cii���������" amte andLv^any gifts.  Beneath its branches may there t>c  A "blessed Christinas gift for  thee. ���������oi^*fiw'crw*rf  h  W.    N.    U.    1712  vice throughout thor Great War. In  connection witla lais'.'command of tho  Canadian Aririy Corps, ho was aaien-  tioued hi despatched and was created  a Kailght Comniander of tlao Bath suad  Conitnaaader of the Legion of Honor.  , lie watt A.D.C. to Quoon Victoria  and from 1000 to :i00ti was A.Kc to  King Ed\vurd VII.  In tlao Groat*War (leaaeral Aldereon.  look co.nuaaaaid of the Caaa a tUti.n troops  from their first ara-ival ih England.  Moanbern of the fia'.st, c:mtlii|?eaat well  ronaomber Ills raaceptlon of them at  Ply-mouth oaa lainV.ng urad lsi'ter at sub-  sequeait inspections oaa .Sallnbury Pin in  nnd In Franco.  KHUnrj Rnrir><3 f-5*p!nr,ch  Ht. Catliorlnen, Ont.���������r-splnacla wnvii  thlta fall by vcgnlablo growers Iaa the  Niagara penimiula for marketing pur-  poiioH aiext fipa-latg. has dovolopodi ho  ntpidly-that growern have haul 1o cut  the crop naad sell It., la;, in the Jlrrit tlaiae  oaa jccord that himae growai ileld ������tp*u-  acli Ju the'"Niagara'fruit holt ban hc<n  jlKvakcted   In   Decetatbei*.  ���������;  ton   disaster  probably    aaever    wou'.d  have happened."'  Chiang Kai-Shek repeated'' a -statu-  meth that" the-Kuomintang executive  committee had instructed Forolgaa  Minister C, C. Wu ��������� to .^ inaugurate  moves looking towai-d sevoraaace of i;e-  lations, but that the minister haul not.  had time to carry oxit his SnsructJou.:.  Will Be Ready In Time  No Delay In Completion Of Flin  Flon  Rail   Line  Montreal.���������Sir Henry' Thornton, miked as to the Flin Floai developmentVu  Manitoba, said the i*ailway v/o'uld bo  completed In "ample Uaaao to meet  miraea*al developments iaa that district."  Speaking of coajditlons in MV-xict.  whero he has jut-t visited. Sir Henry  stressed the need of tranquility fo give  time to make the country prosperoai.'*..  promote education, aaad put the a-ull-  ways in a sound ilnaaaclal position.  Prise Swhie Raisers of the West  "Raining hogs Unit caaa compote with  tho bunt produced ha' tho "V.V.it lit the  Hiieclalty of tJu>i;e. four ymintv mo a who  v,-oro wJnnorft in .luvouHe rtwino Coaaa-  pclitlonia In fhe pa*ah*lc provliicyi I*al3  yonr. Tho coaaaiictJIlona, which have  becoanav nn annual event tha*oaa>������3i the  wrHi, are cotaOuctcd' by the "."'Kiiulhaa  PucU'u* Hallway Iaa order to uliuiujnto  tlio youiag fam������ern In pi l-o livent.r.c]*.  a-cilHlaig. Tlie young men iw), iroan h-ft  The Curoe Of T.'ppinrj  Vancouver.���������-"Tipidaig Ik    ihe    cur-t-  of tlae catering    buAlness'   from  'the  waiter*'  jloints  of view.'  naid  P.  Itn-  malno, Vancouvei*. before .'a-Riisaionoi'  the 311 In ham m wage .board. Waiu-r.s  In  ono  of thO'Clty'B  lArgerft hotels  have  not vrflviv! i������iei*e than   '*������1 .".0 ;i<t'<1'0  In wage*; at any u'me. withlai the prim  20  year.s,  nnhl  G.  Odenuin.  They  : r<-  compelled to get aa    liviaaij    wage    by  Htiidylng tho pofjalbillfie;* of 'heir (���������".'-  touierH auad meaaaa of <>xtiao'.lin' run*." j  to   riKht:   Ivnn  Graham  and   WHliami I frora tlnun In l.I*on.  P.-avr, of Keailnia, Mauifdaa, ttaad The.ni \  n-.\ i'nn\m\v.t; icid Jnin^-1; C];jj'3; ���������>/ lU.u-'  They      were'  n lore, Ptt.'dratehewnn.  photographed in Toronto whll������> at-  l.oaadlng the Hoyail AKiictaltural'Whater  Fair iih KiieHti* or the Caaaadlnaa Pacific.  They r.pean. nuany Intorostin-flf find in-  ntrtartJve tlnyn iai thai, city, talcing In  the ih-.s- mncli lair, iho /.ao, mock  yardn, pnekluj*; plant at, fhe:������irot : nd  oahni1 chy  isiidtfu. ���������"*  Smothered In Gr.-mt  Fort William Ont.- Joseph }:<n*n\-  rftlcl. 28, father of five children, wain  nmolherf-d lo death Iaa. a bin el' the  Grand Trunk Pacific einviitor here ������o-  dtiy. llouonitkl wan cnguiseal Iaa even hi:-  ga-alai ait tho bottom or fhe bin nnd Ji  I������ believed that nn he reached the boi-  i torn   iho     uralit     slid.     ������������>vei-l.-ig    .-iitd  i jfiaotherlaiK him. ���iMHgg
TUB  CBESWK   BBVIBW
THE CRESTON REVIEW
Issued every Friday at Creston. B.U.
Subscription : 82.50 a year in advance.
$3.00 to U.S.. points.
O, P. Hattes. Editor and Owner.
CRESTON.  B.C.. FRIDAY. DEO. 16
ine New Council
J list exactly a month from this
date the village clerk will be receiving nominations of three or more
E>ersons to serve as commissioners
for the two year term.
Just how many of the piesent
board will stand for reelection it is
a little early to forecast, but after
the steenuous municipal experience
sso   Giis  ii
or JLifjsY tt win   surprise
two  should   decide  to retire���and
probably all three.
Headi tg any sort of a community activity brings trouble enough,
but aggravations of the former sort
are not in any way to be compared
with what village commissioners
have to put up with from citizens
who, because they are tax payers.,
exercise an indisputable right to
talk business to those iu charge of
ciyio affairs with altogether too
little regard for time or place.
Due almost entirely to this seem
ingly     unavoidable      friction,    or
whatever you  like to call it, good
men   ajre  not  in   a  hurry to even
hint at having municipal ambitions.
side of careful attention fey President Mallandaine at all times, the
board has pretty much run itself,
and with the inevitable outcome of
very little to show for the year's
effort.
For 1928 & nomination com-
mittee will function and> its special
work will be to submit for election-
the strongest possible executibs,
but the work of this committee will
be only half done if it ��afl9 to also
-bring in reccmtnendatioais at the
annual meeting which will indicate
some of the work to be gens en
with next year.
A fairly active start has been
made at inducing the minister of
public works to route the oonnec
tion with the Idaho nor:h and
south highway from Porthili to
Oreston via the old K.V. roadbed;
I? favorable action in this matter is
to be had a bright and -early start
will have to be made in January as
the legislature will b�� in session
quite early in the new year, and all
the signs point to a decision in this
a- m��>*.*��. Unit.a-
-.c*rr wiun made at the
if
aaa.ooi
��� ��1	
m*cj.jtNs<
the one, two or possibly
three vacancies that are bound to
arise are to be filled to tbe best
advantage it is not a bit too early
to be castiug about for new corn-
ioner materia!*
Who this likely new municipal
at happens to be* or who is
going to induce the needed men to
accept nomination, the Beview ia
not in  a   position to state; all we
wish  to do  is   to   emphasize  the
point that tbe  best in this Un�� is I ^"B History
not likely   to  come forward of its
own freewill and accord, and  that
if the village is desirous of having
the   best    ayailable   in   municipal
administration it ia time something
was started���or no complaining for
the next two  years if other than
competent       commissioners      are
chosen.
This might be a good time, too,
to point out that the village voters
list for 1928 will be made up early.
in January, and that if your  1927
taxes  are unpaid you are likely to
find  yourself  without a vote.    In
order to qualify everyoue must pay
taxes, trade  licenses,   or   rates   of
some Bort, of $5 per annum. '
111 ;iiw��y
oncoming session.
With the prospect of this highway and the dyking of the Hats
there have been rumors of reliable
parties beiaig willing to put up a
fully modern hotel in Creston if
given some needed encouragement.
And with the increased tourist
trade that -will come with projected
a*ew highways the board might
find its time profitably occupied in
devising ways and means of establishing a tourist camp.
These are just some things that
come to mind offhand, and are
more or less local and selfish matters. Undoubtedly there are others
for the larger benefit <8P the Valley
that need just as serious attention,
and give the board membership a
year's- work that will compare
favorably with- the best in its quite
4*Where there is
vision, thie people perisho"
no
Boundary county commissioners
have voted $500 to take care of the
expense of surveying,the road from
Copelandto Porthili and will spend
it provided the state highway
officials will spend a like sum to
survey the road from Copeland to
Eastport.
D. A. M��TTUH,O.G.,PSi.G.
Lam ONT BL.OG.
NEW HOURSr-Closed Wednesday and
(Saturday afternoons.
HEALTH .3 WEALTH
Mast Have an Objective
JL%M mask* fffeavjr
And  while   we are busy giving
good and wholesome instruction in
the matter of seleoting men to safeguard   the   best  interest�� of those
who pay the village taxes, the time
may   be opportune to, with   defer
ence, point out that   with election
of officers about due our communi ���
ty organizations should  be  aocive
in the same commendable direction.
For the board of trade, even its
most    enthusiastic   admirer   must
admit that things have gone  from
not too bad to a point where  matters must mend or there will   ootno
au  end  to   an   organization   that
both.the village and district   needs.
In the old days, before incorporation, and prior to   the   matter of
reohunation passing into the hands
of a company  made  up of board
members, it is true the board had a
greater scope for its activities, but
tlae changed atult- oJ affairs ir.   the
two   matters mentioned can not bo
entirely to blame for tho dormanoy
of   tho   board, during  1927   more
particularly.
The membership today comprise
many of tho men who made history
for tho or^arm' ��V*n in the aoaBb,
but what has been missing is a
definite   objective.     For   1027, oast*
to Ori����g*
New Stock of
Harness
Second Hand Store in
connection
Shoe and Harness Repairing
Creston Dairy
R. A. COMFORT
ANNOUNCEMENT
Due tho   steady advance  in
cest of all lines of feed, I am
compellec.   to    raise   Milk
Erices, which from Decem-
er Iat will be as follows :
MILK
JEKSKY���8 Quarts for $1.20
HOLSTEIN-IO Quarts, c$l. 10
CREAM'
Pint 3Gc    i-Pint.. "15c.
IB -Wm��MR JKISI AOOiB^ISiT
The QUALITY of the merchandise we carry' is
th�� very ilaestVths&b'.cap"foe hadr Our stock of
f   '        JssY^sX
n&s arrived
.'ink 4*1
vCFj,&*%M   . . a.��P ���"���' ��� -WtaPnT.
^���^taliiijr off @x^
t
Seedless Muscats, pkg...
" " 2 lbs
*' " 4 lbs.
lvJUMUfiM,   -SL  UlM?u,   r/ng ���
20c
65c
Imported Currants, lb  20c
Sunmaid Prunes, 2 lb. pkg^........... 35c
Blue Ribbon Peaches, 2 lb. pkg... 60c
Figs, S'ib. pkg...   .;. 50c
.L..P.   25c
. ....   ;      40C
ti
Dv��piiied��3*y
"""Twi-oes    i-��l*r"o*
NE,m
��
pi e.
GlacecL Cherries, pkg.s..........	
Qrasige and Lemon
*���-'����..
Shelled Walnuts and Almonds
Buy your Christmas Groceries from our stock
and have your order delivered to your **----��--~
IIOU1CU
raeer&s
Everything Fresh for  ��our Christmas Baking
; .���.RAIm$INS���aU-lm**\\ds
^^^     ?;   -^
All kinds ofNutSyJap Oranges, Grapes, Sweet Potatoes ana Cranberrtesm
Special Candies from 20c. toa 60c. per poutid.
Cigars, Cigarettes and Tobaccos.
MEN ���   ; \"
Sweaters, Shirts, Slippers, Socks, Ties? Garters, Suspenders, Arm Bands, Gloves,
Handkerchiefs, etc.
FOR -WOMQEN-.
Sweaters, Underwear, Scarjs, Hosiery, slippers, Garters, Handkerchiefs, Gloves,
Thei, CHILDREN ARE NOT FORGOTTEN at the
OMPANY
LIM TED
TISH COLXJT^BIA
Tite Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO THE END OF DECEMBER, 1926
Haa produced Mineral* aa follows: Placer Gold, $78,018,948j Lodo Gold, $126,972,818,
Silver, ��80,787,003; Lead, $ 100,976,442; Copper $209,967,068; Zinc, 050.512,557; Coal
and Cotee, $264,690,133; Struotwiral Mat&riala and Miaoellaneoua Minerals, $50,175,407; mak-
ing its mineral produotaoai to the oiad of 1925 uhow aai
Aggregate Value of $988yl08,470
Production ? year ending December, 1926, $67,188,842
Tho Minin�� Lawa of thia Province aro more liberal and tho Fees lower than thoa?e of
"   any other Province in ihe Dominion, or any colony in the British Kmpire.
Mineral Idcntiorna are (grantod to disoovererfl for nominal feea.
AlaRolute Titlea are obtained hy developing auoh propprfcios, tho neourfoy of whioh is
Kuaran teed by Crown Rrnnts- .... .   ,
Full information, together with Mining Reports and Mn-pa. may bo ohtntned gratis.by
addreuaina���
THE HON. THE MINISTER OF MINES    ,
VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA
N.B.���*Piaitloa��lly a\\ BHtI��h Oohimhltt Mlaioa*al ProportloB upon whioh development work haft boon done
uv.v clfHiu'laVcd In some one of th<i Aaininul BepoitB ut tho Maraiaafcer of Mlraea. Tliopo considering mini aap;
invoHtnaoaiLo Hhoialal refer to aaich rc-portaa. Thoy urn lavallabln with oait olaar��o on applicn.tlr.ai to the Do-
l*artnu*utio Mlnea, Vtotorla, B.O. Reports of the ��oolo��lcal Survey of Oanadn,. Winch Building, Van-
coaivot, aw r��6ommpnded atB valnalilo Boaircoin of Inforamtlon.
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mam fs>  1HS   CBESTCK   BEVIEW  Local and Person;  M A -ry SVvaa -42 a -r ������������������������  -   C*tVfi33r  Mrs. L. Paine and son, who have'  sppnt the past few naonths ah Creston  Valley, returned to their home in  Qiaeeristwwn or. Wednesday.  Mr. Jarir.an, the fox specialist, who  has spent the past two months at  Oreston  as spending*   Christmas holi-  -\  Services at St. Stephen's ir*r������sbyteri-  ata phtirch on Sunaay next. 25th, will  be: Sunday school, 10.30 m.m.;B Morning worship, 11.S0, "The Spirit of  Christmas." 7.30 p.m., "The Purpose  of Has Coming." Special music by  augmented choirs.    All welcome.  In   the way of tax collections in the  Santa Clans will he at, St. Stephen's [ village lfi27 promises to be the best in  the four years of incorporation. Today there is less than ;82C0 of current  year's rates outstanding, in addition  to -which there has been a liberal  liquidation   of   arrears.     Ilae   village  Q\*>.\ w*t&S&-w. rf**  Mcinjrtayiafcjr Sra  and alfalfa.     F, .Powers, Camp Lister.  Mrs. Ramsey and daughter of Cranbrook are holiday ^Jsitors with the  former's mother, Mrs. M. Soiing.  Ben Ereabree arrived from Wardener  lT.tr.   'IVa.jr.y'l.m       n...**    mill   __ 3    _    v=A������7-.!u   ."iff  ������^a.    ^uisnan^i   r*uu    tn t... a\jrZli\X U  VUtipltS   OI  weeks with his mother, Mrs. Repsom-  er.  Mr. Qabelhei. who has been working-  in Alberta, has arrived on a visit with  Mr. and Mrs.  H. W. McDonald, Gien-  coe ranch.  HEWS OF KODTEHAYS   j  Church on Friday evening to meet all  the Sunday school scholars. A good  time is anticipated.  Miss Vera Willoughhy, who has  heen spending the jpast few months in  Nelson, as home on a visit ^Eth her  mother,. Mrs. Ly tie.  Miss Sinclair, secretary of Girls1  Work for the Ps *?sby������ei-!s.sn Church In  Canada, was a visitor to Creston on  Tuesday of last week and addressed a  meeting in St. Stephen's Churcirr  During her stay she was a guest of  Mr. and Mrs. M. J. Boyd.  CHRISTMAS   ti ������_  oonr.n.  year 013 I:  3000  people   attended the open  ing of the artificial ice rink at Trail  early this month. "**  * At "iTernie begin hers wiii this  yrar -get a season^ cairling at $8.  Old players put up ������12. .     . "  At^A-rmstrong the Women's "Institute are operating a'rest room in  the town's commimity hall.  Tfce'CBpaeity of Kisnherleyhospital will he dofabled with  the  com-.  pletion of' thejfiew wing now tinder  ! erection.       ' -  Geo!- Tannawt of Wasa fie Sast  Koot-enay*B champion turmb-Vjgrow-  er. with a crop of almost sis. tuns  from one acre. .   ���������>'  and  ���������BoRRland Chinamen are living  high this month. A sis.' foot cougar recently shot by Boas Crowe  has been bought by the celestials  at a price of 50 cents a ponndlive  weight. '  At a school fete afc Cranbrook  one day , last week over $500 clear  was gathered in for the pairchase.  of playground, gymnasiainx and  athletic sports equipment for the  scholars.  Free Press: At a meeting of the  Board of Trade held on Tuesday  ���������evening i& was decided to investigate the possibilities of a central  heating plant for Fernie, usiaag  powdered eoal,  MINERAL, AGT  [FOKM W]  Certificate of Improvements  jyoriOiH" OF AF>f������L.IGATiGN  ������������������.^a a ...  .     "������������������*������-������-naw^  a v     y-<r   . t,������  iNlA.VtA.������Vd.   JUJU-H JVKVCMJ   iwrJUMUjMUL. ^^ _.  the Nelson MlnfryrDiyteion of West Kooto-  jjww**  I>istrfct.     Where  3ocate<5=    On   Iron.  Mountain, .northwesterly from Kitchener,  "B.C;<  l������awful holder:   Charles-Plummer  HiH. "Victoria. B.C.   Nutnber of the holder s  Free Miner's Certificate, No. 12016-11.  TAKB-NOTICB that I. G. A. M. Youngr.Free  ���������Miner's CertSfteate No.-- 4S34-D. acting as agent  for the said  Charles  Flummer HuL intend  sixty days Irom the date hereof, to apprr to the  Mining BeeofSer-for a certificate of improve-  jasB*'5* ior*t!s& parssose of otstainins Cm 01*0���������!.  OiaftTiti tbeafeoye claim.  And "further take" notice that action, tinder  Section ������5 of the Mineral Act, must he commenced before the issuance of such certificate  of improvements.  Dated this 6th day of Novenaber, A.P. 1327.  tr  A good collection of  Christmas  Pot Plants  PLACE ORDERS NOW for  CUT FLOWERS for tho  Holiday Season  FRESH LETTUCE and  GREEN ONIONS  now ready*  iOQk9s GreeniiGnse  CRESTON  and iraprovensents.  'The viiiage bank account bulged  $21*0 on *3atard*j.y na-~������rning when the  cheqaae fot Cieston's share of the 1927  betting machine revenues was deposited. This amount along with the  liquor profits and motor license re ven  ues gives the village a total grant of  over 33000 ihis year from "the pat ova racial minister of finance.  With temperatures ranging'just a  few degrees above zero and tbe minimal an of sunshine the curlers' are  having a rcire season's sport. The  president vs. vice-president conipeti  tion will be- finished this week with a  liklihood of the latter's rinks rolling  up the greater number of "points to  win the customary supper.  Service at Trinity United Chtarch at  7.30 Sunday evening wiii have a decidedly Christmas Savor, and might be  cortectly described as a Christmas  Candle Light Service. " The church  wall be illuminated by candle light;  the young people will represent the  shepheris watching the flocks; solos  will be* sung by three of the men representing the Magi; tbe solo. "Star  of the ISastt" will also ~bp saing while  a bright star shines. Christmas music  wi!! be played white the congregation  is assembling.  -.- Christmas  According to Chairman Black of  the board of direction it eost  orehardists 91,606,000 to pack Vne  192? apple crop.  Crsmbroiik Assenrahly of the  Native Sons of Canada is sending  organizers to Yahk and Kitchener  to enroll members.  Pentioton is facing the necessity  I of spesadiaag another $9000  to   give  [the   town   needed   attention   to its  domestic -water supply.  Early in the year Cranhronk  ratepayers will have opportunity  to vote $33,000 for a five-room  addition to the high school.  Things look a little more hopeful  .at Moyie.'   The   looal   harher.  who  w  You  1  Are ybu'gGg-CLg abroad this year?  If so, we suggest you carry a Letter  oi Credit. It is ths most satisfactory  method of providing your needs in  foreign currencies. It acts as an introduction to bankers in all parts of  the world, and then, your funds are  drawn from your own Bank only as  you draw on the Letter of Credit. 3ft  ItVfPERLAJL   BAP*  1   ua.1������-  G. W. AS&AN,  ffSjp   *^/^S^L������ml3l^*.  CEESTOl^ BRANCH,  wan  ^s^,  Manaager.  Snow is deep along the pathway;  Trimmed with frost the  mountains  ?:rand^  ing bright the stars of heaven -  *Shed their light o'es- a!S the Iessd.  Il is Christmas, and the manger.  Once so cold, and dark^ and dim.  Now shines with tapers tender;  Wafts our thoughts to Bethlehem.  And His mother held - Ham closely;  Filled  her heart  with love's sweet  -      sotig;   ::-  May the years the dear Lord grants us  wring such love and roeace along.  ~    ���������" MRS. D.S.T.  THE wholesome beera made for  the people of British Columbian  by the Vancouver Breweries Ltd.,  Rafaler Brewing Co. of Canada  Ltd., Westminster Brewery Ltd.,  Sliver Spring Brewery Ltd., Victoria  Phoenix Brewery Co. Ltd., are not  made In a day or a week. Thcro  fixe months of care before the high  tirade grains, choice hops and pure  mountain water become the brilliant and full flavored beverage  that la FUEU& DEEXL  All beers made by the above  Breweries are fully fermented  and aigcd for months before they  reach the -public. They will not  continue to ferment after you  drink them; they do not cause  the Ills that hastily made, badly  firennred   and   half  fermented  'HOMEBREWS*  S3>lfe tot.  Ssiiit ukj SibOp to igo to prairie  est. has returned and re-opened  for  business.  The Cranbrook^girls hockey cl-sb  is having, ss -gramaohone raffle aai  order to secure Funds to take part  in the winter carnival at Banff its  February.  The First National Bank at  Bonners Ferry is making a serviee  charge of 50 cents a month to  customers whose accounts do not  Jun over $50.  At Rossland the United  Chisrsh  Sunday sohool scholars and  teach  ers have been divided   into   groups  "and   a   competition  is on to enroll  new scholars,  y  Cran brook's new Bomaaa Catholic  Church   was   formally   opened   on  December   4th.      It   cost    almost  $25,000.    There are seventy fami  lies in the pariah.  At    Cranbrook    the     ohurohe'g  lodges^ service clubs and  Y.M-C.A.  are  cornbiniiig  to  look  after' the  Christmas needs as well as  winter  . charitable work iu that town.  Kimberley has struck rook 4>ot-  toha* alright. This winter the  downtown rink will be operated  for the children only, as there is no  prospect of a hockey' league in that  town.   ;���������*���������."   .. , '  Ohrsstma^ comes but once a  year���������so ?w)hy  hot some  ,Ice.Greaiw.  Do Not Lose Interest   by   delaying, to  -deposit   your  savings.  TF you acam&ot visit -us personally^  V/S" send yoaaar deposits by mail, Mave  the satisfaction of knowing that your  aaoney is safely protected ' and is  earning interest-tegularly* ������m  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMBRCS  Reserve Fund $20,000,000  Creston Branch  R. J. Forbes, Manager  mmm  SetTEtmrWlIl  efnn*2ll3r dioose  **  " mance  At all Government  Stores  are  respons-  Drink only pure beers and preserve your heatch  W^ishiiig; A Merry Christmas  JBL QJr     JwEfl *r   ^sm^mm*    gr   wBr pUSOS  j������\i  umimmwm^mm  This advertisement is not published or displayed by ihe Liquor  Control Bo::rd or by the"Government of British  Columbia  We -oan. guarantee   to have  these in the standard flavors  if orders are placed by SIX  p.m., TODAY,   Dec. 2?frd.  TOYS!   TOYS!  W������ invite you io inspect  our Toy Department.  ^h^%M5.M& m*+%i*m* ^mMmjPM SXStLT jr  Whether it is Box Chocolates  or bulk Candy, our stock is  iho largest and best.  Boxed Stationery  Attractive designs and equally  pleasing prices.  Wik'jiff   ���������CIO'' a CMr^srft  0REBTON BAKEBY  . ������   ������ K-ounsm. **������  A Si* TuCm 8������t with SlntU* Cowiarol  Actual performance In the only real teat of radio capabUaV  ties. For your own satisfaction, choose a act no other way.  lA>t taa demonstrate thia 6-tube Kolater set with slniilci  control. Its performance -will amaze you���������and when yon  compare It to -any other set* you will realize .why wo eay  that Kolater Is tbe "ftreateat valuo-per-dollor" In radio.  Raid by   l^ttf^^IWI?!^   JT* tk tSTft A itf^lfT  -���������tMhaTMWar������rra^^  mmt00^0mMstmimmm**smimmmsmm0mssmimmm0' asm  ..JillJ-Ll l_J_!_,  HPMHpnHnmn^tnvw  THE    REVIEW,    CRESTON,    B.    C.  Relieved  ^ith Sfapors  Snuff Vicks up  nose or melt in  hot v/ater and  *s^Sns>-*^>fei(/* inhale vapors  Old Fashioned Christmas  ^���������^..��������� =^   *.*.**.  ������-*. jsKb ace* a a  _ "���������W^f *v ^*a������ar" ���������*������* ro w r������  ������i������������������i .ur 4fi3 v t*%At ma ac tfe.cn VarA jsiav  Merry Christmas 5s As Merry As Ever*  iind   Its Spirit  Is As True  and   Earnest  Good old-fashioned Chri.ujna3 ehetr,  so lota cily mourned Cor in aho.se .modem  ��������� days, 5s a myth.' ...The aiew fashioned  I Christmas is  'far'' better, declares the  Woman's Home Companion'in its-December number,-' "'Much lias been added unci .nothing has'been taken ''away  unless by our own blind-aess or folly,"  ft continues. ...  "Sleigh-bells, and Yule lag, the far,  alow pilgrimage over drift -piled roads  to t bo? home of  childhood, the  groan  ing  hoard lined   with  beaming  faces,  i voice:?  3-ifted   in   familiar   hymn  j old-fashioned- Christmas.  ;     "Fast  motor     cars,     row  -the.  of    city  Discovery of??-hOOO worth of radium [houses heated by oil, faihitjes 'scatler-  in the Ottwa hospital incinerator tea-- :  mianted a frantic search. It had been :  tiirovn away with .sailed dros&iuKs?-     ;  David M.    Turnbull,     Winnipeg,     is '���������  this  year     the     successful    candidate  from       Manitoba       for     vbe    Uhodes  Scholarship, tenable i'or four years al  <Oxtoi-d .Uni versity.  Turkey'rf only radio coini'^uy, fouud-  ed last March under a monopoly of all  radio supplies, closed its service lacking funds because its Scandinavian  backers failed,  The._"T.S. gunboat Sacramento has  landed field guns at Canton-to protect  foreigners. The gams wore taken to  the U.S. consulate in the i-hamoen  concession district.  William J. Bnronk resiaurum proprietor, former stock market pos;e bey  and a. veteran of tlie "\Vor!<_I> War, iv;w  revealed as the purchaser of a sear ou  ihe.stock exchange at the record pric*>  of |310.������>0v.  The British t-JoA-ez-uuaont has naue-  no move to start negotiations- with  Japan to renew the Anclcr-Jain:ine*e  Alliance.. Codfrey - I.ocker-I^anip^oir,  under secretary of the foreign oiiac.-.  toklfihe House of Common;-.  Announcement is made of the death "  of Coamnissioner Elijah Cadman. the;  lirst Salvation Army captain, whose"!  adoption of the title led. to the pros- i  ont system, of ranking members of tbe I  Salvation Army. j  Notification has been received from J  Geneva that1 the international commit-'  t ee of died Cross Societies lias accept- '?  ed the Canadian lied Cross Society as ;  a. na ember of tbe international commit- <  tee. -      r \  Iai confirming the establishment ofj  a Canadian-Institute of Internataoaial i  Affairs Sir .Arthur Currie announced \  that Sir Robert Borden, foa-mer pre-;  aulcr. of Caaaada .had* accepted tlie ;  chaii-manshlp of the coimeil.  UNDAY SCHOOL LESSON  CHRISTMAS   LESSON  * Golden-Text:   "Thou  shalt  call his  name Jesus; for il is he that shall save  Kis people from their sins.'*'���������-Matthew  1.&3.  - Lesson: ���������''tiu.ke'"2;"I>"20.'V ������������������::���������-.������������������  1 Devotional Readlaig: lAtke 2.8-20.     ���������'���������  ���������������*���������*; *w-<  j CLISANSE TOE SYSTEM 1)  ������??��������� -ft' ������ ������g������BE  VY������.AL.in  /\ff? at9 ' ������ "   A BE? A  v/r. rl.il. AK������.A  a cynical cojn-  and falsey a*> k>  and eaten ds our  '-������      r ..     .   ,:ii     ,    il  Vi.1     lir*     MJ!J     \lru  people. Merry  ibaaa   ever   and  ed over a dozen states sending quick  greetings by wire; u few gathered  about a- smartly xlecoratdd? table, the  loud speaker filling tbe room with; music from a distant orchestra���������the new  fashioaaed Christmas.  "It is easy to draw  irast. But it is harsh  the way with, oyiiicisiv!'  inner knowledge that  iii the hearts of the  Christmas is merrier  its spirit is as true ami earm  "Children still scream for very joy j  over the -UuieltV glfisyfl'ho -lingers of!  age unwrap parcels? with ardor un-!  dimmed by aho years, i'miny little ;  springs of mistletoe still Reckon above |  ahe, doorways. Prom every ayiodow ,  Ava-eaths smile hi passers-by. The- :  highways even into ihe coaaniry audi  Inunlets are swept, it? '.here has been;  a fall of snow, aaid are open to the!  eager traffic; that brings people to-1  gether. And, for all the bustle of it, j  men anu Avonaen -pause- to think aitd !  speak reA-erenOy  of the Chrisi-child.     j  "���������Never  AA_as  tin? world   so   wide  for  MOHljys   UECOU13  K. 15. Fink, foa* <J0. years a train de&-  patcher aaad telegrttph operator, retired faxwu the -.serviceof the Caaaadiau  National Haihvays ou Koreanht>v VsO.  ( Mr. Fink's yew ice is longer than that  of titty telegrapher In the world.- At  tlao- time of bis. a-c^tia'enaeiii he was ^  lhe employ of alio coanpauy iaa Winati-  peg.  Radio   Developed  Twenty   Years   Ago  irst Broadcast Was Made On  December 24, 1926  lladao ahuosi reached its present de-  Explaaiatioais and Cdmanents  1 [ i. ?1\& yiirUi QZ 3-vsxxs Af Bethlehem , verses S -7.---A tlecree of Caesar  Augustus ordered :. tho .eui'olmont ol  every one an tlae Roman 'Emp-ire.��������� The-  people of-.-Palestine wea-c eni*olle<3 in  "their own ��������� cities," and . thet-eiore  Mary and Joseph left their hoauein  Nazareth ot Galilee for Bethlehem,  which had been the home of their an-  cbstor'.'Diivid. There Jesus waa born?  aaad Mary laid him in a mangea*, be-  eattse there was aio room lor thean in  the iaaxi.       .      ... V'...--������������������'   ���������'..���������-.'  "Though Christ a tbotasand tlaaaes Ita  Bethlehem bo borai,  If He's not .bona- in thee, thy soul I  is all forlbrii."  -If? The Shepherds and ihe Angels,  vei'ses S-14.���������-God's revelations coiaao to  those who aa-e ready for them. It was  not. to loarned rabbis, but to humble  shepherds at thoir accustomed toil  that the  woatdaous  news of the Idrth  ml  i.ui!  Kjii������io\. t������M������Jic      JLJiu.v   nc������6   iituClr  ing their; flpckH at night in the neighboring fields of Iletlilehean, vrhen--.au  angel suddenly appeared to them and  bade them fear not as he aiaihouhctkl,  "Behold, I bring you "good -.tidings .of  great joy which shall be. to sail the  people." For the four words VT bring  good tidings" there ts but one word iaa  the Greek, evaagig-elizoliajtf, from Which  Enormous   Mining   Development  Vv ill Follow Building Of  ^Railway,-'  The whole of. Canada will benefit by  the opeaaing up of the Manitoba mining area, north of Hudson's Bay Railway. This is the coaaviction of Cyril  M.��������� T. Touhg, F.R^G.S., Toronto, supea-  ���������iiitehdent of developanent of the Caita-  dhtaa Natioatal Railways,'who was the  speaker at a joint aneeting of the  Board of Ta*ade and the Yoting Men's  Boafii of Trade at Winnipeg.  "The country north of the Hudson's  Bay I!;ae," he ; declared, Vospeelally  along the height of laud between tlao  Nelson and the Churchill Rivers in  the Sherrltt Gordon-Flin Flon section  and- northeasterly toward Churchill is  going to give Canadians another star-  prise in mining." This, "Mi*. ; Young  said from his 25 years experiences iat  miiaiajg, forestry - and settlement and  as a result of ai personal exaahinatioai  of the resources of the territory.  - Ore-' in thev fManitoba properties was y  not. as- high fax grade of copper, affording cis jiargo^ia. net return, as fthat vof  Rouyaai   Quebec, he stated, yet measure-  Kleclric Company, the Aanerican Tele-  phono and Telegraph    Company    aaad  other concerns  had  combined  to con-  ! trol radio, and establish a .monopoly, f  I     He  saidi the first    radio    broadcast  J was   made -December  24,   "190G,  wben-  in.ppiness. never so deep  for the c^r-|the 4Ucssagc ������P<J-3ce. on earth ?rood Will  is derived our vefrb ovaagflize. And  velopanent 20 yeju-s ago Ranald A "Khis w������s the glad tidings: -There'ls I wents and sampling .-showed "that each  Fessendem inventor, tes'.iiiod iu Bos- Da^i^vSS. who^s 'fehrlsf tio 1 of thc Properties had toilay ore values  ton   at  the   federal   trade  eomn.iassionll.ord/'    Christus, Chris't/'is the Greek, I il^c9. ix^^^;vtptal of,; the developed  "as ATessiah is the Hebrew, for anoiut-j ore in tlite Rptsyn area -in 1927. when  ed.^tho" Anointed One.   It was the title j one.; takos into consideration the fact  x ji.... .^         ,      ...^ j^ i,���������   that?*Rc^yhrta*aiilc lias jaistifled the 4S*  rent   of   friendliness.   Never   so   anany  nen  of good  will, "never so ardent a j V|ncVard  i to men" Avas put on the air at Martha's  for   p^tce' on   earth,  never -so j  *i "SSf*   __- *������������ at*  I wmnipeg newspaper m\m  Claims New Device  Neutvaliscs  Gravity  Radio    Engineer    Of    New   Jersey   Is  Inventor  The invention of a mnchiaao by*  whioh the foa-co of gravity is neut.aal-  ized hi anubunced by Bernays .Tohn-  soaa, a radio engineer, who claimed  that if the machine caai be deA*eloped  1o a commercial stage air ilight from  NTew York to l^arls caai be achieved in  live or six hours.  At hi:-, laboratory in Newaa-k, N..1..  Johnson said he had actually suspended a miniature plane In tlae air by neu-)  ii-al'ziing gravity and alfio that ho could  suspend a lUty poaiaad Avelght in Mae  air.  Hoarded   Thingg^ySbrink  The man that wrapped, his tateait in  the napkin, aixd said, "Lo, thej*e thou  hast that is thine," was too sanguine.  There was never unused taleht rolled  up   In  a handkerchief  yetV P*ut  when  it   was   taken   out   and   put? into   the  j scales, it was lighter than when it. was  ! committed to the keeping of' the- earth.  of Jesus as the One .consecrated to be  the Redeemer of the world. '-lie does  not-siniply-say-, Christ is born, but to  you? He is born-  eieithei*" does he say,  I ba*ing glad tidings, but to you. 1'bring  gladi tidings of    great,  joy.      Further-  auore.  this joy was  not to  feanaiai in  thean, but it was to be to all people.'"-^  Martin Luther. -  "Jesus did not just begin to be the  Saviour \yhen the shacloAv of the cross  -fellvtpon Hirii at tho end. The Saviour  Avas born at Bethlehem. The hands of  the    Bethlehem    Babe    were    infant  hari's,  but they were the hands that  would aftei*ward be nailed to Calvary's  cross.     He was; hotV*born  to  make  ;i  holiday, but to save the woa*ld, aud to. . ...      . . , ���������   ,,  save it at any.- cost. , Our shallow, su- j adopted. aviII requare salt, which should  perhcial, goodr-natured Christmas fes-lcome 1'roaji Saskatchewan. The timber  tivity is far enough from whit Bethle-j reciuireanents . for  mining    wank ... will  mile Canadian National "branch line.  said Mr;, Young, and tlaat a second  railNvay has been constructed and is  now'in operation -into that camp.  Every province would have its share  in the development of the new country, he asserted. It is reasoaaabie to  expect, he continued that the eokiiag  coal used in. the Flin Flon^Shea-ajitt?  Gordon ^smelter will come fi'oni Albeay  ta, because good coking coal exists  on. the coal ;;spajivlb-r^nch,;sotida?fof Ed-  son. The metallurgical process  being  hem meant.    Mary knew in part, the  Wise   Men  kneAv  in  part,   the  angels  knew in part. The heart of God. knew  {altogether. Perhaps one of our highest  B.C Tobacco  For  Britain services  an  modern  life   would  be   to  Tho first shipment to Great Britain  recover Christanas    for   Jesus    Christ  .... .,,._.,,,,.     and His real purpose in the world.'"���������  ot tobacco grown an Briusn Columbia  William F. McDowell  has beeji sent forward by \V. F. Brem  aacr, AA'ho is in charge of tlje pt*ovin-[ Judge���������-"Have* you any tilling' to'offer  cial crop. There, is a report current jj to the coiaa*t bcfoa*e senteiace is passed  thait Ontaa-io interests are  to  build, a [on you?" -  cui-ing plaait at Vaaicouver to look af- j Prisoner::���������"No, judge, I had teas  ter tlae export trade. [dollars, but any lawyer took that."  Fewer Travelling Men  'flare has been littlo ���������ac/ii-".) of tlae  passing of-the travelling salef-mion.  ("oinpnralively ahea*e aa*<- few lelU^, Tbe  owner of a wlioU-sub- ilru:; h'.vii'o, avIio \ 2  <-r.iplny<'(l ^(Aaan* forty, .tow hiif> I'niir.  Vei. has l.m;.iai>.s,-; has ;;i-o\vn a <:arl,v.  r,U;iiti-^:i once .'!������'<-iiV<-d by 1lit-.Hi> upon-  tics of good fi'.loWKhlp l^ now aceoin-  plhilu'd l������y tiiv ih'iii. niij.-noi" and  tdeirruph.  Wnter-Pnwfti* SiteR In Cnnnd.i  Tb<- (If,-*-���������hf'pf d aaad aaaidnvolnped \vn- j  u-i- iiu'.vrr :dn-;; of aim lunnlialon of1  ("nn-iili! are ������-ta imaivd lo 1i:Y*a ��������������� a ������-apac-'  [iy nl' ���������..!������������,Ill",hin> horse-poAver amder I  i-Miid>il<<n.-! of ordhuta'y uitaalmuiaa i'.oAV,  or 'P',. 111',/J,"*' lmr,--'-pnucr <lr'pcndabl<-*  i, >   |..;i.-1  ������������������!������. i.-io-ntbs of the year.  Pr.iiric Svvlne Herclo Incre-iM *  inning ibi' li\'' >cni'fi h'-i\veen ,1!j21  .uid t4y.'.*'t ili>- iMunln-r of f*AvIii������! oaa  fi.rni ���������, ij; a In1 ITall'b- ri-ovliii'iiO of f'aan*  -.da i)icr������-i:i'*il, I'.*- f������ 17,t! 11 arcordliaa? to  tin: i.ximmlini I au can ������<l SI ���������������I l.-l Icri. '.riie  tlriir''.-' lor ibe i">v������.������ <-������'i>Haati yean* follow-   I!'.:!, i/������r.r.,i;ir,:   neo, i.r.na.isn.  Men's  and  Yotiths'  House  Coat  This at I motive htm so epat" 1������ n  sauart and co.rnforta.ble style, aaad will  be found quhe easily fashioned Aty the  home modlsle. Tlie two-p*.f>ce sleeves  anay be finished with shaped..cuffs, and  a shawl collar. No. 3 <JH(5 is iai tdzew-o-l,  :1G, 38, -IO, d2, -It unci '1(5 inches abreast.  | Size -10 roqnircs  ".!���������;   yards rtfi-hieh or  ynrd.M ni-ijich 'material, sind Ow yard j  :'������G-in'-la coutrnstlaag for View A. Price |  20 ceails Ma<' I'iittena.  Many Blyles oT smart apparel aiaay  be foaiaad in mu*. Fashion Book. Our  deslgaacrs oaiginatcd their pall earns iaa  the heart, of tho style oouta-OH, and  iheir creations ore those of tested  popularity, brought within tbe moani-,  ; of (be aYertigo vvomaia. Piife ol Mn*  hook, lb i'itiIh tho copy.  How To Order Patterns  Addrofls���������WlaanlpoK Newspapor Unlota.  ]7B  McUerauut  Avo.,  WInaalpeg  Pftttean   No,,  Size..  come   from    British     ColtTaiaibia. ���������'���������'";��������� "ifh'e*  western  meats and jojther.. fpo^. stuffs  and/the mining supplies will be shipped from Manitoba and the two sister  prairie proA--inces   to supply the towns  and cities which wall grow up hand iai  hand   with   the  mining  industry   and"  with,, the .allietL cheap ;E^Aver arid pulp  and? jjaper ihdu&tHes yon  th e  Nelson i  river.-Mihahg equipmeiit   and "electric  power machinery will come froaai the.  manufacturing centres of Ontario and  Quebec.  Recipes For This Weel^  (By Betty Barclay)  IS" m on m Hnonauii  Huge Liner Fox  Willi alio    laaanchliifv    of    the  20,00������) ion  iifiHHenger lin.;r llau "l������aacla-|  C. P* 5v. LamicLec!  Na-um  Towaa  *    ���������������", ^    *   ������   I  \**0m****mm������ ������m������ * ������������������������ *-+ ������������������������������������������    % %   I  Thr*,  IlrltlHh   MaiHoum   hint   Ufty-iiv.*  jiill.;; iif l;oo!:i: on It:*, f:bolvc;:f find i-.-ui*  ess oi AthoD' on tho Clyde recently,  ship:-. Willi a total of 72,01*0 tons have  been launched for <'jiniiillan raclflc  Miiraii.1'' (luriJif; Ui<.��������� i>to;\th.i ������J? OHi/J^.-.  tin<l Xoveaaibi.M-. Thhi i:i beltev������*d to In-  :'. a'ceord for n pi'lvale eompaaiy.  The "Daachoss of jMholl" l������a Iho  tin-' of lour "l.hichi'F.s rhm.-t Kteaancrs.  for tiann-AthUific i-ovvlc! being con-  ������.-tmet������Ml for Han t'unudlaai .PaeSJlc  SUianishijM. Her tlruce tlao J.nichetifi  of AI boll -\\nu tlio ccnli-al flMurfr at tlio  now.liUKO palatial liner. A slater nlaip, ihe  DuclreHH of Bedford will he.* launched  pome  tlnio-dia 'January,  while alio two  m>  othoi'B of the same cImhh will he jvaady  hy the iiunnner of IfJ2f>. Thec-e four  20,OCiO-1on Vermel;*, avIU aaiemnul. tho  <*.-tji.-aiH:ij. 'r..(in<- ;.M-rv|i-e ;>n ih:. Al  lianlle hiiAVeen Montreal, Quebec and  <)hl (floxantvy and (Jotxiiiaenlal p;������3'tfi.  They will H-pavta-nt four of the J]her,I.  piisHonK'ir Uaaei'H iilloat aaad will he tlae  <My Betty Barclay)  CHR'.GTMAS VFRU!T CAKE  1% ciaps sifted prepared cake Horn*.  ] teaspoon 'baking powdoay  Ji teaspoon salt. ";  Vi  Rhp butter, or other shorteaaing.  ,1 cup sugar.  % cup chopped almonds-  '���������*j  cup grated co'coaaaut.  M cup clta'oaa, cut lino.  **,������ cup Bulta'na raising*. - "  \i. teaspoon alaaaond oxtraet.  \i-. .teaspoon vanllhi.  5 egg whites, beaten stiff.      ,  "Silt: cake' flour onco, measure, add  baking powder nnd salt, and sift together tha-eo tlaaaes. Sift \i cup of this  Hour mixture over jaufa aaad. .fruits;  anlx thoroughly. Cream shortening ain-  111 light and fluffy add RUgar grad-  uaally and cream together thoroughly.  Add lemalnlug flour anixture slowly to  creamed mixture. Heat alter each a<l-  dltloti -until sanooth. Add uutaa, fruit,  and UavorJnj:s. Fold hi eg;������ wlrili'S,  Pour hi loaf paaa which haa- beeai pre-  paired, with ii.paper lining iai the bottom, Bake in bIoav ovon (250 degi*<-en  P.> li*; hours. Make I ?', poaand-H. For  laa-ger cake double recipe and bake h>  tub" pan two hours.  *i ������������<* lioeliJi' jiau <>������'<������ j<i'i:ti,t child r������-i i.  <Jm! il.'.y a Avonian pafialng two run all  hoyn heard one nay to the other:  "TboHo pretty girls over there are  iho doctor's children."  ���������'.Ych, I  know," mild the other.  "ITo  \v  N*  I  171:  year hriH ������o find i������la<*efi foa- :U.,<M������inuore. ! btaaaichlnrc    aiaal    chrlnleiiing    of    i'IiIh  1 urgent W negolla1o the Ht., Lawrence  nn inv an  Aloutrwil  on  a-egular v\m������. j Jtc,������n8 inu hoHt for hlaaiHcU."  'I'lie j;cnerul leaiKtli ol' thaa lour tHoam- "    em will he R00. font over all;  breadth |     ,���������,���������, bif,���������(,Mr )nmi ���������n onrl|l u,Vftn Vl(m  V, feet -wJlh a load draft ut 27 feci.     | ,n  ft inmi���������" w||y>  /Ml  .- M  A?3P ��������� W  -r.t'.-i.".;-1.. ���������. v'#  ���������-.-���������;������     1  ���������-' '?y  ������������������'Vi  r\y* THE  J KEVIEW;   CRESTON    B.    G.  I  LESSON Nb. 14  Question: Whyisernu/-  sified cod~liver oil so. efficient and so beneficial a  f&od-tonic?  Answer: Because it is  so easily assimilated, and  quickly builds up strength.  Multitudes use it every  day as in"  !?^0m**.*B.mc.m*m.        mmm  Lnaai  SUU B B ������ tMOLSlUN  Would Not Accept Defeat  -or-  > oimcj- ������_o������iuon Financier Recoups  tune After Big Failure  Tluoe years ago most of his friends  regarded Mr. Clarence Katry, a well-  kuwwn financier of London, as a ruined man. Young as be was. they believed his career-was, if not over, at  least held up for a long period. A ga*eat  company with which he was connected  was wound up and Mr. Ilatry should-  i ei eu debts of the company amounting  to three-quarters of a million pounds.  But Mr.  Hatry set to work quietly  and has built up a new fortune. He has  just started a big new London. omnibus company to   link   up   the   many  j small independent companies  now in  i operation.   He  has  taken a  share   iaa  J several of the bag- drapery companies  j now in operation.      He has taken a  I share In several of   the    feig   drapery  S amalgamations   recently.   One   of  his  ! most spectacular enterprises    was    <i  wt     ������ - __ IM ���������  Her Secre! Beasfliier  .   jtovy oi iter frrienus  Miss C. Delano, Washington, writes:  ���������"About two years ago I was bothered  a great.deal with a muddy, sallow and  pimply skin. I found I could cover the  SJ.i.i.Z   a.a/Saala.L.^S  lla.   WflU  i big jute combine which he formed in  ! Dundee.  Tk A TVT.'TfT7T\    !2T"D PQ  BY NELLIE L. McCLUNG  aaa  only a temporary relief. "My druggist  recommended your purely vegetable  laxative, and suggested my trouble  might be constipation. After taking a  short while I noticed a wonderful differ-  ence..v My complexion has Improved,  also headaches, indigestion and biliousness never bothered ine any more."  CARTER'S LSTTLE LIVER PILLS  .Sold all druggists 25c and 75c red pkgs.  ^gainst the blue; already ,tho wcsltiu ���������  breezes were soft "as velvet as they  went past the eaves, murmuring something very sweet and satisfyiiag, in  which disappointment: and heartbreak  had no place at all.  CHAPTER XV.  land, and she ' didn't; coaue straight j  from Finland here, that's sure enough.  And where GidV she get the nifty  clothes she brought * here? -It sure  looks queer, and no one 'can get it out  of her."  Mr. Larsen was unable to offer any  advice; "She's a dandy girl, is Helani/'  he said, "and"! don't like to see her  fooled. If she wants   to   set   married  tl      ;    .  Mr. Larsen left the senteaj.ee unfinished.  s3iie Cl    WO    iU"iJ*3ii       S.O       iLio,j.ijr        c*.x������J-  man," said. Mrs. McMann. "Here she  is, pullin' down her twenty-five dollars  a month,- rain or shine, and lots of  time to herself, and takin' lessons all  the time. Gettin' married is a _queer  business, Bill. No one takes warning!  I didn't, and she won't. It's like the  pigs that stick their noses in the hot  ��������� 'feed and go along squealing, and an-  I oher and another dees It-^-no one  learns,���������But I think it's, up to us to  bring Jack Doran to a show-down,-just  to see what happens. I never was one  that could bear suspense���������I like to  have a thing settled one way or another."  Bill ndmitted he was something of  jj-or Milu winter Climate. Good Aceom-  yaaodatlon  To   Suit  All  Pocket   The  Jj'armers' Holiday .Playground.  'aVriia; ?  Victoria and IsIand'Pu&Iicity Bureau  afCM������nTjr������     T  ' C3~������      ���������������  8***. V. Box GOB. Vro-lorr-aJI_B^C^  Uttle Helps For This Week  an out-and-outer himself.  COPYRIGHT,'CANADA,  1925  CHAPTER XIV���������Continued.  Iai the e-veniuff ihey drove home, almost without speaking, but with heauts  curiously knit together.  livery second Suuday Helmi had the  afternoon to herself, and, without pre-  arrangement, fche and Jack rook the  trail to the Falls. Kof a word of love  had passed between them. They were  just two good companions. Sometimes  Ilelmi told him about Finland; sometimes he read to her ��������� sometimes they  sal still. But ,the day always held for  Ilelmi a pleasure so keen, so .piercing,  it made fher treinhl6.' "'"���������* "' "  ' v "  The aeutost part of Helmi's happiness centred, around the little house  Avhieh Jack wyas buildingf To plea.se  her he pi*onised he .would not.work  any more on ��������� Sunday.'-��������� She loved to  watch him from, her bedroom wibdow  as ho planed and sawed and hammered.' f ...-yy ;'Vy...y V y T y,~,y,; VV  ��������� "^j.'-y-yr    ."^--'Ty'.-^.'���������:<"-.^y   .^-t...A.t-r.-- .-���������-.���������;-  'Tle must be a good; that Jack  Doran, to fit the boards so nice and  make it a,ll so well. He can't be bad  like Aunt' "Lili said, or why should he  1 want to build? In his spare lime he  works, while other men play cards and  smoke and go to bar and drink. I think  he must be good man, that Jack; I  tlaiaak I like that Jack Doraii a pretty  Kood'lotH'V'y-'-''     '; ? P':: ;���������' ?Pa     P\.  Jack's sliift end.3d irit four in "tho  afternoon, and after lie..had. .changed  his clothes ho usually went to work at  his house. Helmi often went over with  hhn  and  helped to  hold  the  boards  * while he planed them. Their conversation was limited. One day v/henJie  was putting iai a window frame ho  said: "I don't.mluci workiaig my eight  hours while I have something nice to  look forward to. I love making things,  though perhaps tiffl hadvio d.o it, it,  would   seean  likoVwork,  too.   Do  you  ever get,fed upan dishwachlng?"       ���������;,,  "Gos-da, yes;" said Helmi, "hut I try  always to make them shine, and-nothing is too bad if it caaiabb well doaie."  There was a long silence thou, broken only by the sound of platiiaag.  ���������'I  doia't  know whatt I'll clo'-wh'eav I  :   get done with this," he said.  Helani looked aap In.surprise.,  *'[  believe  I'll    baiild    another    ono  <!.own by the river. There's a big tree  llaero on a high bank- i would like a  t liutaso right beside It, aud then. I, could  hea\r the river all the time. I would  like that."  "No chance," said Helmi quickly;  "river Is dangersome."  "Dangerous, Helmi," he corrected,  "d-a-n-g-e-r-o-u-s," spelling the word  for her.  Helmi wrote the 'word carefully in  hor book. "Yah, it's dangerous," she  repeated. "This house is near* the  river���������near enough���������too near, maybe."    . ^ - ���������$���������  "Why," he asked, carefully sighting  the-edge^of, a boaard.?? ���������'>-. I ���������    ?.  9' "S:lcl������; might fill in," she said, y?  Jack; gave; an: ? exclamation of :?sur-  "pa-ise and looked at her hastily. iHel-  ani's face was grave and unabashed.  Generations of child-bearing wpinen  whose business iat-iife was the rearing  and protection of their young ;had  spoken throaigh her. V  ,; "See heresy Helrni," Jack said ^nx-  IduslV^ "dotfl you say that to anyone-.  It is���������-well, people don't talk that Tfay,  thaSis ^ixn^PP-.'P^^ i[- ' ' - ��������� ���������" f: y:;.  V ^Aljl right,?? Helini; said simply.!"!,  won't say it agaiin, but it's true." Then  she went on writing-;?"dangerous, dangerous, dangerous."  Jack went to the city for a week  jaast befoa*e Christmas, and when he  afeturned ?Helml coul������i-"Jabt keep her  nOvixt froiri^ "beaming - or li������r eyes from  glistening when he walked in carrying  hiis valise. Ho woa*e a new overcoat of  black cloth, with an otter collar. The  whole? room seemed to-bo bursting with  light and happiness when ho came in.  After supper he stayed behind until*  all  the. men  had gono  to  the biink������  Mrs. McMann and Bill Larsen, the  bar-tender, having a    common    grievance, had become -fellow-conspirators.  They were consumed with one desire,  though from widely different motives.  Mrs. McMann feared the loss of the  best girl she had ever had, and more  than that, she resented the sincere respect and friendship the boarders had  for Helmi.    Here she was, a girl who  simply stepped off the train without  a reference or letter, and in less than  a year was the most popular girl in  the valley. When the Anglican Church,  desiring to raise money for their incumbent's salary, had put on a contest in Eagle Mines, Bannerman, and  Brule; rainning one girl in, each place,  Helmi ha,d Won in a? walk. And there  was something funny about" the way  she acted,  Mrs. McMann  cbnfided in  her friend Mr. l^arseh, for when, it was  all oyer and the minister came to Helmi to find out where she caxiie frexn,  how long she had been Th Canada; aha.  all that, sheNyjyouldn'ttell him. athing,  and begged hhn.not to write anything  about her in the papers? Tt was ciuee|"  to see Helani afraid of anything.?   ,   3  Bill Larsen looked as meditative as*  anyone could: with'BiH's cast-of features. ^'^"-There.^as^a-Milander ?gh*l $&.  Winnipeg about a year and a. lialt-ago  who.; raised a ? lot? of grief," he ^aidj  "She was a hot socialist and? got in  jail, and all that.    I...  remember . the  name,  because I've  had  a lot to db  with Finns one way and������ another dowri  at' Port Arthur. Of course .it's a.pretty;  common name���������but I-Ielmi wouldai't be.  afriiiu if she wanted to heave a rock."  Mr. Larsen's mind reverted to the unpleasant episode which marked the beginning    of    his  -acquaintance    with  Helmi. \     <  Mrs. McMann was for direct action.  "I think we'd better put it up to Jack  straj/ight, and see what, he's gbln' to  (To Be Continued.)  Early Postal Items         Prpvtf Interesting  Collection Of\ 100^000* Ne\v Bejrig  Catalogued !n London  Some curious relics "from early days,"  before letters could be sent for a penny, are in a collection of 3.00,000 items  belonging to the Union of Postoffice  Workers, which is being catalogued at  London and for which a group of  Americans offered ������200,000.   -  The collection,-which is the, life  work of A. V. Moreton, retired postman, won't go to America, ,but probably will be made a'^ermaiaont posit'  oflice museum. It includes/ah. original  letter, dated. May 24, 1639; written by  Sir Edward Osborne to Colonel Fairfax at the tkne of the advance of the  Royalists against tlae Scots, It had  been mailed:  "With all possible speede,  "Hast, Hast,' HasV  "Post Hast, Hast,  "For Life."      _   -   .  Perhaps the' earliest    curious " post  receipt is %or Ncraiandy, ;date& 1397-  Another  interesting  receinfc  Is  for  3.  letter  sent   to  Kent,  for  which "the  coach   mail  messenger   asked   Queen  Elizabethan' fee of one -pound, -��������� -��������� ... .aaf?*  And we have known and believed  the love that God hath to us. God is  love: and he that dwelleth in love  dwelleth In God, and God in him. -^- 3  John iv. 16. .  ' They only naiss  The winning, pf .that perfect bliss.  Who will not'ebuiat it time that love,  Blessing, not .cursing, rules above,  Antf that ih-it we live and move.  - "   " ���������Richard Clievevi3c~ Trench  All you need .strive, for .is- to loW  God more,���������more, singly and simply;  to still the human actings and impulses of your-being Him.-Lovp-Ia of  God; it is a divine gift. Do not seelc to  crush it; seek to keep It steadfast,  and ^eek to help' others by '^love,/ by  lettlng^ .their love for yoi> draw them  of all love.���������Hairiot Monsell.  EFFICIENCY IMPAIRED  Dairymen Solve Mystery  Motherhood!  Potcrboao, Oait.��������� "Dr. Pierce's Favor*  a to Prescription waa very, benufacual to  anc^ I had become all  ruaidown, tired, weak  .Hid liil^etvtbk", had  no appetite natal any  iiervea wern all upset.  I saw the 4 PrcacrIp-  tioai* advortiaed as  helnp helpful to prospective aaiothers so I  decided to trj* it. It  biaalt aaie aap, cpaiRtcrl  nay nerves, g,;������ve aiac  I fr'l .Aui*^ fine \hc  i-eiaaauatler of tlao time���������wa������ aliks to flo  all my own worlr. I had eoaaiparatively  no fiufferiaai^, nm\ my baby w.*w very  siroiiK aaaal liealahy/'-^Mra. I.ottic Maar������  aaoy, .-501 '.rowaaseiaal St.  Aa nil drntj; ntoreH.   Tnhlad-s or liqaaid.  Seaatl .10 ocaat** ro Doctor Pierce**  Laboratory an !5aidjieburfc,-,Out., for trial  pkR. of tablcta.  T'-i  W.     N-     I J.     1712  house, and then came over to where  she war? sotting the tables for breakfast and handed her a purple volvet  b03C. , :���������''   - ( /���������������������������: ' ���������"' ;.?.  "For a good "Finn girl," Iio said.  The lid opened with a spring, revealing a nunburst of pearls on a  white satin lining, sunl a little card  ��������� with.-ta..-tiny hoaase sot against a saaowy  hill and flanked' by evergreens, with  these* words printed on it in gold let*  tors: |'������������������Willi love and best wlahea for  ai Happy Christmas," and, written be-  )oyr, "por a good Finn girl caillod Helani, who runs out in,tho storm and car-  rlou j������ieai in out of the wet.".  Helm! gave an exclauiatlon oC stir--  prlso. "O Jack," adao said, "It Is bo  nice It makes any-hoart pain. Is It all  for -n\oV K--  "Nobody el8<-*," ho laugliod.  Ilohnl turnod to him with tho i*jip(:  look Iai her eyes she haul had the cl-ay'  t|ho watched the nieunlaln-sldu for tinge Is, an adoring, worBhlpplng look  lhat tran������flgurod hau*. Sho waa al-  wiayn attractive, n I ways strlklnu;, with  her deep, durk eyes, high coloriaag and  burnished halrj but aiow, with her  eyey do tender, j;������> Cull of dovotlou, v-he  wtui lioautlful. '  .Inclc put lain haiad on Helivai'u Hhoul-  d������r  aaad  drew her  to  hliu.    "I   think  you i������hii������uld. mjL ine kia.*������ yoaa aiow, Ju;l  ml.--jaif.it  once- -E   ham?   m-v.-r   hlr.Hed  you���������or aaiy other girl."  Aunt I.lH'a warnliagM wane aill for-  Cottcaaa wheal Jaick'at arms tlgh!:onod  atouud her. Tin* rlaer, undor two f<*et  of ico, waft HlnglnK im old rong; tho  sky wiui ntlll luminous with iho flrota  "oT naiUH'd: aiaat c.IoiiiIh had rlnuia to  I I'orni ji (.ihl.aaKi'k   aarcla,    faintly    |,i*oa.n  do. I don', believe for one minute he;  intends to marry Holml; but she thinks  ho does, and If he's foedin- her. she  may kill him or herself. I know a Finn  girl once who drank lye because her  fella didn't come to take hor to a  dance. They're high tempered and  quick with a gun or anything that  tomes to their hand."  , Mr. Larsen admitted it.  "I don't suppose she's told him a bit  more about herself than-she tolls us,"  Mrs. McMann continued, "you see,  sho never writes a letter only to* Fin-  Find   Jackdaw    Fienioved    Caardboard  Tops- From   Milk   Bottlass  A successor, to.-, the i^Jackdaw - of  Rheims has been discovered. Its particular specialty is tlae removal, not  of rings, but of cardboard stoppers  from milk bottles.  For some time dairymen have been  puzzled by thei anysterloud bpenine ������������  bottles left on doorsteps of houses, so  a watch was kept and it was discover-)  od that a jablcdaw descehd-od Iri'"tlae  wake of the milkmanP oil Ills early  rounds aind was able to open as maiiy  as a dozen quarts in one street dairlng  the morning hours. The milk whs? untouched.  Why Many Men. and Women Are  Badly Handicapped       ?  . W*hcn you arc so run down la health  that "it Impairs ihe ������flieiency of your  work, as well "as. your power to enjoy  your leisure���������hours or obtain rest, it is  .ttnie you llodked to the cause. If Spu  d(y^nc^_a,y|serlous breakdown is almost  sure to result sooner or later. :|In  nearly all cases this condition, wliicb  doctors usually describe r as genial  debility is due to poor blood���������-blood  that is deficient in red corpuscles  When the blood is thin and.weak your  whole system suffers. You lose ?ap-  petite, have no energy, your nerves  trouble you and you feel restless. 1  What you need is - help to biiiUd ?|ip  youin blood, and you;;.shou3dvl}aesln|at  once to make your, blood rich and i|ed  by taking I>r. Williams' ffPihlc VfPiHs.  You will^oon notice- thfe;.dil������er^nce|in  your, health by a better appetite ������jp.d  increased visor. The reason is ti|at  the new blood createcifby Dr. Williams''  Pink Pills stimulates all the prga������s$of  the body to healthy activity, and fiso  the ^y^tem*^g^,ins| uourishmeaii*������;V-'?pd  streni'tfesiffyoiuVare swealcV6a:Viout |of  sorts begin gaining new strength today by taking Dr. Williams' Pink Pills.  j. You can get theso pills from >'Qiir  druggist or by mail at F������0 cents a bipx  from The 'Dr. Williams' Medicine Co.,  Srockvillo, Out. f  BABY CROSS  ALL wm  Eczema on Face -and  Body. Cuticura Heals.  *4My haby'n face and body were  covered with cexfeana. It broke out  Iaa bllstera and More eruptions, and  he could not sleep on account of the  Irritation. I bud to keep mStteua on  his hands to"kee*]-> him froth scratching. He waa exoaa all the time, aaid  his clothing aggravated the break-  in*-; out.  I used cubes: remedies but.tb������*y  did not help him. I began using  Cuticura Soap and Ointment aud in  a few dayia I could ������ee a change, and  In about a month he was healed."  (Signed) Mn.. Katie Davidson, Flat  Lake, Alta. ct>  Ctttlcura Soan, Ointment aaad Talcum are Ideal for daily toilet uwea.  ���������mmtil* Km1> fm ky atfkll.   Atldr*** (?������nm<tl������n  llMt;   -������lt*������ko������M, tM, Uui.tr.air   l'rl.-r, Jlimp  CulEcuv*. 3h������.*tai������ ������Sll������.k 2Se.  Convention At "Calgary;  It  has  been arranged  to  hold   the  National Convention of tlae Caaiaulian  Authors', Association m Calgary 'dvrr-  lotg the first week of July next year.?,  Oue of the commonest complaints or  Infants is worms, and tho moist effective application for them 13 Mother  Gratvos' Worm Bxteraninatoa*.  Oaie pair of chiffon hoso roproseutH  112 mil'es of tiaay silk thresuls. Moftt  of this slllc comae a from Japan'and  Chlaia, aind sibout a tenth of It frona  Italy.  For Burns and Scalds.���������Di*. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil will take the lire out of  a burn or scald. -If should he ait !��������������������� <JjKee|i Minard's Liniment in the House  1 In  evet-v  kitchen  so that  It  may bo. ' .. .   %  available  at any. time.    ThcroJa  no   ' Modora   v^wledge " of ; astronoany  and anathotnatlca Is all based upon  principles discovered by tho Chaldeans.  no  "preparation required." Just apply tho  oil to tho burn or scald and the pain  will abate and In ashort tlttio cease ft I*  together.  Don't Expect Perfect Frlonds  , W,o havo to loavn to do our lovlaag  In this world ovor a good many rough  places ancl around a groat many sharp  edges. If we Insist that our friends  be made to order, wo shall never baye  aaiy frlonds. Wo must take pooplo as  wo flud thorn, and oxpend our dof-Jre  for perfection In shaping, tho friend*  Rhlp wo give rrtthor than Ira nx-poo.tlng  It In that which we receive.  Prefer Oil To Roses  This Is tho plowing season in tlio  Valley of Kowes in Bulgaria, but no  plowing 1st being done near JCusteiulll,  arouaul the buslios that prckiuco tho  fumoaafl attnr, for tbo p^anaaitfa aara?  preoccupied with tho fact, that oil has  boon ������truck there.  Dillon of the valley will grow In tbo  hou.su planted Iai cocoauut i\bvo. AkIc  your Hi-������>������!.maan to procaiavi a hull' floznai  pip;1! for you find phi aat them lu a  small bowl.  m  , Mlnnrd'fj Liniment for Cold*.  The Least Exeiteme&ii  Made Her Heart  I  ^M S Bd D B i^9 I gfl    (������S BB Bfi     B^ B &B & B, B3 ������  Mrs. AanbroBO Oraer, Elglnburg, Ont.,,  writes:���������"I   tmfltoi'ed   for   noatao   tiaiao  with a bad heart v/hic!i snemed to Iv  controlled by my nerves. Tho lentil;  little'excitement woaild cause it to flutter and palpitate, and nt times I would  havo rail bad aapolls.- I Buffered in  this way for some tia-ir v.-hi-aa, oan day,  I amw  advaTtiHod, ao d������*-  cid������������d to trj- 'hom.  t !iar! fiTily tr*.1!r������*T\ ;���������- '  few iMJXr-Ft yihon 3  noticed that I felt,  hotter, aao I con*  tinued traklnfj tbean  nnd In a nhort  tiane any h������*nrt f������>l������,  pntlroly   dlflfrrrenl,'  I'riaso Site, a box ttfc till dr������gii*,lMt.*j mud  aleadurtft. or maUed direct on r������������olpt of  ...a    .   i ..  rr>i      ������������������������    n r-tt .,..,..    /���������������.,      r ". ..*ii,. .-a  ^>t41 tt     UJ       Jtttw      M. *      M.JJI>,4t M      WW.J     *.-* J .J.t.t. u^  Tr-rnnto, Ont. m&sem  mmwmmmmmmmwij.   MMHMMI  SSSJSasWMrfJefSawya'S'..-:  sp.yjjju'juiujuwwwMJJu-J-y'.i  ^^v-^^yi^l^^r^*B.,')afc^S<=wJ'^^������-v-J������K>lw{^ws.aj^^a.���������-^.������������.--.-  THE  CRSSTOH   BSTISW  I  -r  Among our assets we- like  to   count   the   only one  money cannot buy���������your  goodwill.  And so at this holiday season I extend to you, not  as a customer alone, but.  as a friend, the best  wishes for the coming  year.  9 ������������������      '   1 '���������" "5   iT-a_ ���������*' i  O^+Jrm*pt*i*   xummmt^m.    m   ^+m v ������*���������������������������������������������������  Fos Basm���������Piano case seven-octave  o:*������-an.      Wall   give   paarchnsfp  T**...������.,a.^  JUlai-cjr  V. MAWSON  Dry Tamarae wood for sale. H. V.  Lewis- Creston.  Cow FoB'Saxk���������Jersey-Shotthorn.  jaast freshened, $75 with calf. Geo.  Pa vie. Canyon.  Cab Fob Sale���������1926 Ford, in excellent condition, all accessories, $300.  Write Box 45. Review Office.  Inspector Capt. Manning; is hera  for the usual serai-annual check up off  the public school teaching staff*  ���������Si.  Fob Sale���������A few tons baaed alfalfa  hay. a little bleached in curing, but  good  feed.  $20  ton.     John   Garfield,  Oieston.  For spring planting: No. 1 "Nursery  stock, iqelaiding Black Currants, and  3-year old Asparagus. J. H. Carr,  Creston.  Trinity United Church Sunday  school has its* Christmas concert stt  the church tonight (Friday) 23rd. at  So^clock.  *X*he village con.^ssssionsrs Sissy������  made themselves popular with citizens  by sending the Rnowplou&h out after  bhe hist two heavy snowfalls. Travet-  iinj-a; in all parts of tlae town is i-Sse  easiest it has ever b^ett since ihe late  Mayor Little struck the valley.  three months' free tuition,  win, Creston.  T. Good-  GhrastiuaByBtey falling on Sunday  this year- -afill fee observed on Monday,  26th. when' all places of business in  town will lis erased.  Bob Avis off Porry'ra Siding, a well  known figure in jpcal baseball circles a  fete years ago. Is renewing acquaintances in town this week.  Village Clerk Taylor as look in re for  increased revenues in dog licenses,  having jnst placed an ,a>rder for 75  tags. In 1927 sixty license* were  issued.  Ivan   Staples, left  on   Monday for  Kelowna. where he will spend Christ  mas  with   has  parents, Mr. and Mrs.  H. K. Staples, who aae now  living in  that town. *"  Petroseum   Qokt* costs a Hfct-Ie s^sok?  than coal hut goes just aboait, twice as  far.    H. S. McCreath will have a car  load  of  It saaHraeSat weeli  orders now.  week when water was turned in to  the malipond. Sawing wiii conissi^nee  on January 2nd and the run will lie  steady as there ia now almost a million feet of logs nt Goatfell ready to  deliver..  The aisual distribution of calendars  is under way and~parbictu1arly striking  samples are being hrfnded oiat by both  banks. The Bunk of Commerce presents a most striking view of Simon  Fi*aser canoeing the rapids of the  Fraper River in 180&, white the Imperial Bank calendar RMlmiitug nn waiiaU?  attractive , \ iew of Victoria as one  enters it frona the harbor.  mi i a  i&  g. gasjtgasJB . g.. -&1  wt Lfiiif-w  LLd  Articles   for   personal   wear   will   always  bring  thoughts of the donor.    We specialize in these and  kind  assure  that it  will  pay  yOIE  to   see  our  lines   of  Sirs-    nr        jTV-* ''"^"I *  weaters, Mufflers,  slippers  i  I  Aii   our  merchandise  Is   new,  of   latest   designs  economically priced.  For the Christmas table nothing finer than these-  Layer Rai$tns,Bate&,Figs,        Sweet Biscuits  Chocolates, Balk Candies  Grapes, Grapefruit  Oranges, Jap Changes  and  Cranberries  Christmas Cheese  For winter wear we can interest you In  Woollen Underwear, Woollen Shirts, Rubbers  We Wish You'!  . All alsety>;-  Merry7 ?* |  Christmas !  Novelties. Box Chocolates  CREAM JUG FREE  with every 2������-lb. -packake of  Braid's Ideal Teaf  r  iLUUli ���������  i U'L-L!  In any of these lines we are prepared to take care  of your every requirement promptly and at prices that  will satisfy.    We are handling  ���������M|MkMu <wya , .^r^""^*    '^termm m*mf* "lHHr*M*-a-^h.  M? 3u*\3 U JNL  Maple Leaf and Robin Htjod  FEED  Timothy, Alfalfa, Prairie Hay  Bran, Shorts, Barley Chop, Crushed Oats, Chopped  Oats, Wheat,, Etc., always ors hand*  COAL  GALT���������the best mined  j^H     ^^9  \\*\\      \\\m   raaaaM  '^mWKKISk. -fSMWft   Ji*S8B88 ^ttim&Bht^      iKIQttflft^^     IffiMJMWS Jjfflfflk tiBr-gjgHtjttijrn     tifiU      Bftl  0tr^^9m* MWMMI jHMsWn jfs*wss*msm      '���������''^r^'iaf^aiiraaapii      p^rHrOTiaaarM ^^^ n^**"^*     7^SS.Z       f^;  PJrt^e your  Encouraging repnrfts tvam 'alt de  parttnentH wwe turned in at the  annua! snee-ling of ihe Women's* Missionary Society of Creston , Presbyterian Church which was held ht the  home of Mrs, McCreath   oa Taesdny  Uatei'raCwl*,   nt    %vhieh    OlSc������l-������    foi'   1P25  wpi e elected a������ foUo^ss  .11 hlbaiarv  iU\������������A'k*a������������<t^������w������.'3  -- ! ?-353   i^rn*v- *   *v*t*f\Mm  fche officers for the ensiaa'ns ye������r were  |nor.ulaed as foiiovvs:  W.M.���������J. P. Johnston.  D.M.���������Francis Boss.  Chap.���������Rev. S. Newby.  Eec. Secy.���������R.W.A. Max well.  Fin. Secy���������A. S. Samueison.  VTreas.���������W. Kernajfjhan.  SaarehalS-^-M, York. ~  1st LecV���������Laidwipf Moberajr.  2nd Lee.���������O. Johnson.  1st Oam.���������Joha Spat'att.  iind Cons���������John Sherwood.  Sad Com���������W. H. Crawford.  4th Com.���������D. Lear month.  5th Ooui=���������M������i������t������n Nelson.  Inside Guavdrr-Ed. *?avdener*  'I'yier���������^J. V. L.ockhead.  Brie 01a������*n, P.M., wrts "in   charge   of  the installation exercises* which were  conducted in most impressive fashion.  CI3������ST������*I  CO-OPERATIVE  ASSOCIATION  CRESTON Two Stores        ERSCKSQN  The GiVki'". Guild of Ohraafe Ohurch  had ai fair turaioaat at their teat, and  sale of work at the Pariah Hall on  Satass-day. ;;fteraooti. ihe dav'a iritake  totalling $12.  Mrs. Geo. Hendi-en and daughter,  Blanche, leftv on Sataatcday foar near  Seattle. Waa.eh., where they are on a  visit with Mrs. Uendren's grandson,  Kc������bea*t Helherinartoaa.  Hay Fob SAi.B-^-Qa^a*Qtity of Ko. 1  taanothya hpnae g*e������swr. and baled^ $24  ton. Also quantity of baled alfalfa*.  Biitb stored at box factory. Apply at  office Ghas. O. Kodget'e.  Ben Crawford an-aved home on  Thursday from; Nelson where he as a  fourth year high school studeht this  year, and has joined the postoffice  stHu for the holiday rush.  Foit   *Satuj3���������^Jersey-Ayrshire,,   very  gen tie. -. m i tki np, "S40.    Jei*sey, 8 years,  uiilkitiK, due to freshen Fehrisai-y, $S0.  A sacra flee dt'ae to shortage of   hay  R. Sinclair Smith. Oreston.  XJo to the iTiiddis of the ssjonth  eighteen trapnera licenses have been  taken out, which is less than a year  apo when 2& were issued at Creston  office of the provincial police.  AVANTS!D^-Pnrebred rej-������isteared Jear-  sey cow,-not over seven years*. Must  be bred to fasU blood aregcistered Jersey  bnll, and to calve within two months.  SS. Vanlerberg. Box 54* Fernie. B.C.  . R. G. A. Hockley* Vwho about a  month ago was taken to Nelson for  medical observance, has been found  insane and last week was removed to  the provincial   asylum at Essoridale.  Creston Valley's honey yield for  1027 will run to about, five tons, the  hives averaging aboaat 65 pounds.  Notwithstanding an unusaaally * wet  season the output is well aap to the  average.  Mr. -and Mrs. Charlie Armstrong  left on Saturday, for a two weeks"  vacation with relatives and friends in  Nelson.. In the former's absence  Harry Compton is second in charge at  the O.P.K. depot.  The usual Christmas treat for the  Anglican children will be held in the  Parish Hall on Wednesday afternoon.  "December 28th., frosss S to 5.80,.and . a!!  Anglican children of the district are  invited to attend.  This ye������ir Vac. Mawson is giving his  friends a Christmas remembrance in  the shape of nn alta minima mixing  spoon. Chas. Miirrell'w yaaletide greeting also takes practical form���������an  earthenware mixing bowl.  Peta-oleum Ooke, gaiartinteed to give  2000 lbs. of heat per ton and no ashes  will be available to Creston householders next week. H. 8. McCreath  will have a carload about December  28th.    Place your orders novf.  President���������M ���������������������.  Vice-pre������adent-r-Ma*B. (Dr.) Henderson.  ���������'  Treasurer���������Mrs. VV. I������. Bhjv.-n.  Secretaav���������Mr*. M. .1. B������������yd.  Home Helpeat* Se������*i*etaiy^-Mrs. J.  W. Dow.  Glad Tidings*'1 Se<*s*etary������Mriti������.' C."H.  Hare.   . V ?   ������������������-"  Welcome and Welfare Secretary-  Mrs. (Rev.) VV. A. Oi-eer-  Supply Secretary���������Mr*-. H. S. M������?-  Creath.  1927 has been the most active year  in the history of the organization and  stall greater effort is planned for 1S28?  Creston Xoyal Orange Lodge had  its annual aiaeetins at the November  sesBioh at which the elected officers  were chosaraa and since which the  appointive nfficei-s have also been  named and at the December meeting  THE FESTIVAl OF THE NATSVITV  uhdav. December  8.00 a.m.���������Holy Communion.  10; 15 am.-���������Children's Service  11 a.m.^MormngPiuyer,Holy  Commuion and Sermon.  Subject:   "The  Today's Meaning.  Magi's  33 '  ttxv. 3. and Mrs. Newb$ desire io  cbsspeg  ihe  Compliments  of ihe  Season to all parishioners.  BIG REDUCTIONS for CHRISTMAS  2S������\n   /&gdjj.sfrt������n#*\    Q������t   ToVS  mm *jr       jyr *a. m������ ^r xmrmr mrmr *^ w mr +* tt mr njr m rs*     ..-    Jg,   *^V#^^^  This does not aoply to Bolls or Games  Choice Xmas. Chocolates.   Xmas/ Wrapped Smokes  Pearl Iv���������dry Sets.  Berfume Setss  XJtSSSti/iM\Sa.   j_ ���������������������>��������� ���������  ICCO.  Choice China.  Full line of Warwick Boxed Gifts  Tissue Paper, Bed Twine, Tags and Seals.  Christmas Crepe Papor.       Greeting Cards.  Christmas Tree Decorations.  CRESTON DRUG & BOOK STORE  GEO. BC.- KELLY  For the Christmas trade we have now in  stock a  full  supply of FIBST-CLASS  Bight tables of**phiyers were in evidence on Friday niKhb at tho Parish  Hall for the third of a sot tos of bridge  driven by tho Chrint Church Commll-  tee, at which, the prizo-a went to Miss  Kffle Littlejohn and Kobt. Crawford.  Members of the Creston Miasonic  Lodge und nil wojoaarnlnEf hrethreaa aare  reminded of the installation of officers  on Tuesday nipjlat ab the new lodge-  room in the old Speers Haa 11. D.D.G.  M. J. G. Heynoldn of Fort Steele has  been aa.Hk.ed to conduct tho erxereiaofl-  Tht*" Irrp; hrual in, Puinawa, S*a!mor fc  Stnples. Limited ntiwmlll commenced  again on Monday, aand the firm will  commence sawing early next week.  The mill will saw the timber to bo  used In building the nlamaihell d rod go  15. Lnrfion In MsEn-g at dyking wor*k in  Diatinage DUitrtct "No. 7 at ]Boddci"u  Ferry.  The exLeriHioai to Oaat Mountain  Water wort's Byat^iM' to ������torre the new  Kodgem  saatvmill   wiir completed   lust  Turkeys,   Geese,   Ducks,   Chicken  ' v.? ' , -        '  FRESH OYSTERS  BUFFALO MEAT  Choice BEEF, PORK, VEAL and LAMB  Delicious  Cooked Meats  Bologna, Roast Pork  Summer Sausage  Head Cheese,    Boiled Ham  Blood Pudding  Sausage Rolls,  Pork Pies  Chopped Suet, Mince Meat  ALL VARIETIES  **��������� ggp-C jJ,J  g^mmJj.  ip'f |C| 1?W%   p*l4������0'  A^JCajllaJrjRVB    (tS.fljQa&    mmS \JS&MmAfLir    MP AiJR. A  Place your orders early.  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