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 y,-  jp^^ineiai  Aawum**-*  ,   <���������* _+--  Creston Review  Missing  April  25,   1930  Also   1-b.is paper  omits  ������s@ publication  is  September  _U^--- ..',  *T%1  ��������� ���������      ���������       ~      yoy      ��������� JSSt     m 'i zirf -    w   "!'fls-  F      jiBHWii rfJIiSMffllff -     f     f  Vol*   XX.  ORESTON, BIO., F^I^^Y, JANUARY ^rt920  Nol. 44  -:<��������� -X  I&  E. Fbx������H -was.hero frona Nelson for  a few days Christmas week,, looking  after work on the ranch. *  Mrs. Williams of Golden spent  Christmas with* her parents, Mr. and  M.T3. I3L Butterflel'*.  A. H. Piggot was a Christmas week  visitor with friends at Rossland.  Misses Annie and 23thel. Hook of  Spokane spent the holidays with their  grandparents. Mr. and Mrs. J. J.  Grady������  Misses-Peterson of Norida, Sask..  arrived last week oa & visit with their  Howard Slingsby* who-has been  working on the prairie the" past few  months* returned borne last.week..  Tbe ~ Wi A. have the January meeting at lhe home of-Mrs. Hulme on  Wfuiie������uK^r Sfch, a 3.S0 _.m.  f~������-    -������*-+_  Miss fi������. Towson spent a few days at  Creston, a guest of Mra. "Ii. Irving.  A very enjoyable evening was spent  -at the old schoolhouse on New Years*  eve. whan most Wynndelites. young  and old, feathered there for a box  social, under the auspices of the  Women's Institute. The fore part of  the evening was musical. The opening item wati' a piano solo by W,  Greig, which was loudly applauded.  Next was the song. "My Old Fiddle  and I,." by Campbell. Mrs. Greig then  played a violin solo. W. Greig accompanying, which Was well received and  sssored. Comsx&uasity slto-gis-g followed, ied by Mrs. Bathie, Mrs. Siingsby,  mre. Abbott -ai*d Mr. P&ckan, with  Mr. Greig: at the piano. The closing  item was a pianoforte stslo by Miss  Ethel Hook of Spokane, sa promising  young musician, which waa very weir  re&dfrefl ^nditwo encos^s wet* ratted.  J&mj. +m ***mmm)  mwmmw**m*m*i*.  was  a;  tions have each remembered Mrs.  Kolthammer with handsome gifts in  appreciation of lie'? work as oro?������*ilat \  for both congregations. The gift of  the latter was a china tea set. presented ufterv service about the middle of  pecember. "The* ladies' aid of the  United ' Church. presented a set) of  silver vpw"������*i at. an afternoon tea dur-  Canyon School Christmas concert  wae-the~1be������t yet held. The hall stage  was enlarged, a matter of eight feet so  that the ^children had more room to  present' their drills, :*tc Mrs. Lister  helped Witfr^fi^veral accompaniments  befOre^she - left ��������� for Oreston, Miss  Listiar'a pupils showed to excellent  advantage in several dainty numbers.  The costumes and lighting effects  Were perfectly worked out. Special  mention- should be given: the .Doll  Shop-and Butterflies and jRoseafdatice,  as well a������ the Washerwoman's'dance,  principal SColfchamttierVi.ptipils gave a  beautiful filed, White and Blue diili.  and many dialogues. Santa Clans  presented each child and many adults  with " gifts, and candies. " Tho -very  large crowd dispersed: slowly and some  finished the happy evening with danc  iug.  So  ir  *������.  *^������iic������srt *3i������������;���������@&s  Pupils and  out sa. Full  ' ''c  y.pj^hts  fbrcn* fax  Alike   were  the Christmas  ������-**#%������LSh*V������*fr-  wnwpft fa  Richard Hall of the Imperial Bank  staff at Natal, was a Christmas week  visitor with his parents. Mr. and Mrs.  R. Hall.  Mrs. Macdonald and children of  Cranbrook were New- "Sear ������r������ek  oSuii^QiMi  with   sser   ������pej������������s������r������*_s_    ���������������*������������.   ttw.A ������  Af smb.   t������f*fm- tf"?Hrtwr-5shl:  ise^et=si- ^K������f^|y|iiifetes= "s-essffS^ssssg  befoirrefytfieVaoc^^^  splendid display pf boxes and baskets  and tlie bidding was, brisk. ��������� After  supper tbe evening was epent in dancing. /The 25 piece tea set raffled at  10 .gents a ticket was won by Mrs.  Greig, sr. ,  O&styon GI1&  mmm' A  The Young People's Society has put  off its meeting until January 8th. on  account of both* Christmas and New  Years falling on Tuesdays. ���������  Mr. fend Mrs. Herbert Headdon and  son, Paul, spent Christmas with Mr.  and Mrs Knott,, returning to their  home in Wardner later in the week.  Mr. nnd Mi*, ftrnest Langston ninde  a motor trip to Cranbrook Christmas  week, where tbey were obtaining  nuMfieal'advice.  i^Manf^d art'dfervid Samuclsoii were  -*1 h^ieTronVliiimberton for the hbll:  ly'fifes^oVs.^''-  .,, M^8^#^������������������ .������������������iwkived word from  tier eon. Joe, that  he  has  recently  ���������itlra?^ news.  v 'Bob-jCJlMytoirii.. who i* working at  Ktuibdrley, tvus homo for Christinas'  with hia parents here.  Mrs, Alf. Spenoer Ieft oh Friday, for  Nelson, whore she is undergoing  hospital treatment.  Mlua   Thelma  Vance   returned on  " Sunday from a visit with bar e later at  Hood lUvcr, Oregon. ."; ,  CHiTord Panco le spending the boil'  day'season .wHh.fHvnds in SEJrtpTn,,' ''.  Mr, Brett and son  have  taken f'a'<  -'logging con tract and nro at work at  Canyon>lding.   '.;: *?r y .,.' ,',  Tho sohool wood contract hits been  awarded to Will Hook, who made the  lowctit bid for tbe fu^i supply.  Hiiiooi Young' Wfr6 tlie JaM^r.part of  Oocomber for TorouUi and other  Ontario points, where he will visit lor  iv couple of months.  MI us Prances Knott closed  the fal  term at Hand on school with  a highly  miocpssful    community   concert   and  Ohriutnias tree.   8lu* fpent fcho holi-  .1.4 ^^  ,i ���������   |.i.iN   l.r.+w������, *K***m*.    ...*vi..wrt   HJf������...    'M  r,J,..^W     ,m m     ...... 1..1J....      M.^..^-.       ������*������,������...J.   *J     ^km...,.     .+..  Ij. Slanihai-dS* war* alwo n gniiit������t.  The United anil.-Bwedl-tth congrega-  Misses Mary and Margaret Grexton  of Yahk were visitors with Mrs. Mc-  Masters during the week.  -,   M^_8teo|ah^J^j^q������. is ^hon^   from  Spofeane^ For tK6jKfe^Yeiir {lOlidHya  wjth^ja^y^Eeti^ M-sv^wsd Mrs, .&.<s%-  Itensbn*- - ' /v '      P P   '  Erickson bridge players captured  thre^of the four prizes at the English  church bridge party at .Creston on  Friday night.  T. W. Bundy jsf the first of the local  autoists to sport the new 1929 license  plate.  ' Oldtimers in this section are having-  some trouble to recall a milder winter  than the Valley is being favored with  saJTar this season.  Gerald Craigie was a motor visitor  to Yahk on Wednesday last.  gav'ehf^JM^ hail (Bit 3irdar  on tbe eveaibg of ff*tleoeniber. 20th,  at which, a prdgiNtmme Riven en  tirely hy* ttfe eclaolars was listened  to with great ift*terest������ and the  applause grv^Oie^h of the ouoibers  would _Jndica|o; t^st they, were alt  of decided enerst. fyPrineipas Haujaa  ������*���������������������������**    ���������������������     f**l^-* <S**W������*ii -<*���������*��������� T������������^>   -*W*-������-v*���������������������������������* r-r *������*��������������������������������� %f  *w Via    *������������������    ****.***a *mm*  -%mrm,    ������o������-y   w cuiMKi *f igVU  ,    *.y* -* ���������3-a-'-     _     ,**    f -     *-*  -fyTrB. DeuH^^ajsaisting at the piano  with the smisieallnuaabera.. . The  programme follow^  s O Canada t>y:tbe,������bhooT.   ^;  J ingle Bellar Alfred Bysoutb, and  scholars. '" -$7  '"Trio, Haiy Kr-ght^rjLily Cam;  Mary  Paronto, If ranees Talerico*  Hobo's .Christmas Song���������Lloyd Canr-  eron, Dicfc I>enft>s, i|l������ke Cheri������.  Reclt%������lo'h~An-nle,,PaRCU-*aso  Trish Wasberwoniran Jip���������^Lily Cam.!  Mary Parento4 Le������a?CherJbo.  Dialogue��������� Billy H^ahac, Margaret  Rogersy Bob Mcsf^l"*^   *  Glass jHecttatidin^Grade 2.  Jassz band..   .- -'.>';'���������  -������2T������*,i.~ _���������!���������'     mRm.*-^������3. .   B* _-*  ���������TlS-uu euiv-r������i<^{(<fiw avu^vrrS.  Pirate Playrr&Wyd Cameron,- Bill  Babae^ Johnny Sogers, Arthur, and  Charlie Jtombardo. ������ongias nnd'Alleti-  by Cam. Charlie Blenmenauer,   -  '    - .fr 'fm ,"  After tbe pJr^gratnme Santa  Claiia. in tbe persoft of Mr. Cosroan,  snftai ^ler!r# m^ec^is appearance in  ;dus   BoirvSm stud' ^I?r the yousigstert;  1 were m������t*bry ranaeEabered; -  After  the -di8teibii&ip^4^.:*glftsp$$x&sMs.n  neriikOf "Bbdie. Qftaim and Evelyn  attendance. , Everybody, voted it the  best dance, held here,' the proceeds?  going to the OoEsssanifcy HaU fsisd.  Mrs./and Misses Hazel and Helen  Hopwood of Creston, were here for  the opening   dance   Friday   evening.  Miss Webb of the C.P.B. boarding  house is a Cranbrook visitor for a few  davs. a truest of Mr. sad  Hall.  *s   win.  W*    SZm-  Mrs. Martin-is a'holiday visitor-at  Creston, a * guest of her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Simister, z  jpiiss uilccii HeapJefft on Mondayt������5  visit with friends in Cranbrook, before going on to school in Spokane.  ill". lips? ������x.rS.   Mjf. u-iOitituai  Thursday  for their home  Stoke.  in  Bevel  Bert Yerbnry. "Harold Langston and  EVed Powers left at the -first of the  Week for Bos well. where they are on  tbe road construction crew at that  point.  There   wiii    be   Anglican   Church,  service here on Sunday morning at  11 o'clock,- witb -Celebration of Holy  Communion.   Sunday school is at 10  a.m. '"P . ...  Kev* H. E. Cribb had a good turnoafc  attiie %7irited Oburcb service oa Sunday morning, the exercises hein-jr  appropriate for the year end.  Mrs. T. Rogers spent a few days in  Nelson lust week, returning home on  Sunday.  US. Talerico, C.P.R. operator at  Windermere, is spending the holidays  with his parents here.  Mrs. Wick, who has been visiting  with her daughter. Mrs. Gillie, for tbe  past few weeks, left last week for, her  home in Sumas, Wath.  Chas. Neil returned home-on Christmas Day from Ijethbridge,   Alberta.  W. Neil returned to Procter on  Wednesday. -  - -  Will Williams was h business visitor  at Nelson at the weekend. ���������   -  \joi. juis-j-.er.was a visitor ae'stiruar on  Friday where' he officiated at the  formal opening of the new community  hall. " -.-���������"*  Harry. Helme   and   John   Eascroffc  have their  tie mill at work   in   the  stand of timber at the north side of  the area.        ���������  Vankouglbiiet dji^w, th;e ticket* to  f     mrmmmmm  m a  *  - ye OB. nous's*���������a   roani   nist  furnished, good location.    Apply P.Cl.  Box 27. Crestoss. -    " ���������.'--"  - -" ������������������ .'  Fob, SAtB���������Five tons second, cut No.  -alfalfa,. baled;   wilt  consider   pa;*-  *9I$BriS&  Miss. Ruth Compton is spending a  few daya  with friends in Nelson this  ������������������wok*..?:':' -  ��������� , IbObe'rt Moore, who spant th1������" Cbrfist-:  ;m������s hoHdfiys with his mother^ Mrs,  -H.H. Taylor, returned to Nemisliani,  Albexta, o.n Wedtaeeday*  School Is duo to rc'opon on Monday  for the winter term. The' enrollment  nib present In.about 2& pupils,  -Mrs. .PptJtor. who spent Christmas  with ber parents. Mr. and Mrs. Robert  8t'ewnrty. returned to Cranbrook ot]  the first of tho week*  Fred Pmyne of Cranbrook was homo  for tb������ Now Year weekend with h!s,  parents, Mr. and Mrs. K. W. Fay no.  Munars Klingensmith and Compton  ii������t������ working steady cm the claims they  recently staked on Goat Mountain,  and are highly pleased with the quality of Mioo^e so far taken out.  Miss Athena Schade Is a visitor wlfcb  Oranbrook friends this week and  was  ia giiet������fc nt tho Tralrtmen*s annual ball  an New Yeuis eve.  Oldtime New Yonr hospitality who  dispensed   by , Mr. and   Mrs.  -W. A,  it'outju ot _ ti������u Alberta _ ranch, wbou  they w#ro dinner hosts to a party ot t*  dozen * friends from this section nnd  Wynndel, the spread of; good thlngw  tir> ent being- foliow������-d by an evening of  court wblat nt which the high Hoorew  were mucle by Mrs, Brubaokcr and  Hick Dnlbom of Wynndel. The radio  u"������ih working line and after ca^n thtr  Qucnta wot'ii tfcM������Unl U* i* rare mimical  ^rognin-jcie from a number uf pjicSQo;  coast mtadons.  The -hotdera. blithe  luc^y   paste  boards were: ���������_  Vase���������Sam' liionibardo. Sirdar.  Pillow cases-^-Mr. Parento, Sirdar  * Hand * embroidered tea cloth���������Mrs.  iaarry. Cowley, Alberta.  Dressed   doU���������������J.    Callahan.    Cranbrook.  Cigar and nsb tray���������Murray MeCabe  Sirdar. t  .   Hand   emnwiidered   apron���������Johnny  Hogers. Sirdar.  Hand enobroiriersd vanity set���������Mrs.  Bentnger. Creston.  Th<5 evening waa concluded  with  a couple of  hours  danoirig" whioh  rounded  out one of the.most suo  oeeaful    Christmas    concerts" ever  staged iri Sirdar,  $Is*dlsfr*  "��������� Avery successful dance was; held' in  the- Coiiiimunifcy Hall on Friday evening,   with ^Mrs.'juisErc's Oreiieatra  in  <&''^jP'wS, ' J&Mifl,n*A*%i^^j#    Am$v^4\i������A^SrM.3m\m9*.  ���������������������������See''  JtfHNNY   HINES  in  C  n-iinatnwn RhaMie  f  Millions ro to Now York eaoh  year to see tho sights of  Chinatown.; How you oan get  the same, thrills plum n,  thons*  in the Grand. Bitb jmkt try to  liotd on to your seat when  Johnny starts the bu* vollingl  '.ShHoks! YcllaJ Scroama! Girltoro  fwhiahed away. Waxwork figures  start to move!' That's how tho  thrills begin .". . and they don't  whop till mtthnwty narrEiKA tl������������ mr)  over  a  chain   of human bodies  atratofced hiigh e������crci������4-.a. itimet hi  Chinatown.  December was aooxff tbe slowegt  montb the Creston office of the pro*  vineial police haa had in years. *_ The  cash, intake was but $75, and $54 of  this was. the Oha'utauqna imusement  tax.  Remember ������������������Slumherland^'the children ,s fairy play to be presented at the  Parish Hall, Friday, January 18th, by  a company of Wynndel children. It's  the best juvenile show yet presented  and too good to mis9. **  The only really National Farm  Journal is the Family Herald and  Wt^ekly Star, Montreal. It has as  many readers in Nova Scotia as in  Saskatchewan, and is in its new form  the tall-* of the Dominion.  :. The village treasury received a  welcome new year remembrance in  the shape of a cheque for the village's  bhui-e of the last ho If of 1928 liquor  profits, It-was for $1790. and is the  biggest yet to come to hand.  At TH no ty United Sunday evening*  the minister will take as hia subjects,  "Profit and Xoss in spiritual stocktaking." The New Year hymns will  be sung, and us a special feature  Frank Clark will render a nolo.  The last of the. Anglican Church  Committee bridge parties on Friday  night was only fairly well attended,  with the high score prises going to  Mrs. B. M. Telford nnd Principal  Xrfovlrs, while second placo honors fell  to Mrs.  Putnam  nnd  W. H. Kemp,  Tho galaxy of Alberta .teachers,  who havo been Christmas holiday  visitors ut their homos hero, had all  l:eft by Tuesday to rcou-me- their ochopi  work. Miss Florence McDonald to  Turin, ,Miss Marguerite Crawford to  De Wi nton, Miss Marlon Lear month  to Tinver**, Misa GNdys Wobiwer to  Blackle. Miss Edith Crawford to  Barons, Mtsa Eva Holmes to Taber.  and Robert Moore to Nemloknm.  Tbe new year was welcomed in in?  appropriate- fashion at the residence  of Mr. and HSva. Harold Juaagsfcoa au  whjch  occasion   they entertained   a  company of friends with a variety of  amusements, the feature being bridge,  at which the prize- scores were made* i  by Mrs, Bhd and Fssd Powers ^n-JT .  consolation   honors -going   to   Mrsic  Maithouse-and JS. Xjangston.   Lunch v  was   served,,and   the   evening   very'  thoroughly appreciated by all.  The Huscroft area witnessed a very  happy new yea������^"'weddfng at high ^soa   ^=���������___   ,   on  Tuesday at the homa-dC'Mr. and  ^Sm\ &*&&&&������&& I ������_?s. Sass .������s-sschiik  \������hes thess* Sf t-Ss "  ^ ;      ~ | daughter.  Miss Sfoaia, was united Sn  PS^T I marriage with Albert John Hobdeot. -  Bev=' fiL -'M. Cribb nt TS-sn&fcy UaStssH .  Churi hi Creston. performing th*cere- '  suony. which was; witness^Syby thef  immediate frjen^a*^d,.Telatl%es^  -%- _      W     Jt, *^~ .- ���������_*      ^t mm    ^.      *   W*^������3^���������.     _ _ *    W 4>        O"'        I- *  tset vma, served; :smmpcilatejy;������fter .ttter^  ���������'- - "    '" -  ZmS-V-^-muU.     -T-Jx   ���������������������_---   ������������^������- ���������������.  ������occxihiu^ ^t**m* . ab-xj.. tHju -.Bzra.,.-HtOp*aei*i  left early in tt^^torhoon ph.& wedding trip to Bonners Ferry and Bpa^.  kane*,. On ..their retnrn they will re-.  side on the groom's ranch at Hueccoffe.  Both ai e well known members of the,  younger set and have-the best wishes,  of all for a successful future  g_$faifg_f_fgS<$*g������  A pleasant timo was spent In Trinity  basement New Years eve, wnen  members of tho nongrogntton met  to  enjoy  en  old fashioned   sociable.  fiames were Indulged In .and camputl-  tion In whioh  the life of  Ann   was'  traced made much Imtereat and amuta  ment, Mrw.Pbllllpa and Mrs. Bliss won.  l.hRf* ^v^nti.    Th��������� ���������wr������������#SJnf������* ������# r***"tm inf  Dickens  Christmas   Carol   waa   we]  iccim. red'.    Afc EI.-45 p. ix..tt. short trntt Icta  was held m the ehnrch  ���������Miss Ford, principal of tha Kitchener school. Is spending tho holidays at  her home in Kelowna.  phristmap tree and concert for the  children was staged in Hunt's Hall.  A good programme was put on by the  youngsters, each of whom received a  bag of candy .and a present. Miss.  Ford was also remembered with a;  suitable gift.  Thcsa-home for the holiday season  are Mildred a nd Laura Andeen, Esther  iand Olga Nelson, Beatrice and Alios  Molander, Claude Simpson, Wesley  Bluir und Clara Hum.     .  Mr. and Mrs, Arrowemith and Mies  Bffio Arrowsmith, wore holiday week  visitors with Mr^andlMrs. Driffil.  Mioses Vera and Haeel McGonegal  of Oreston Were "weekend ylsl tct@  with Mm*. O. Anderson.  Mr. and Mra. Lavasseur of Blair-  more, Albertii, are visiting Mr. and  Mrs. Simpson.  C. Nelson was a weekend visitor nt>  Omnhrook. ..,���������'���������  A. LePage,  who arrived to spend  the holldssyo with. JJlta. LoPagc hitp-'  had tho bad luck to he laid up with'  the flu.      Miss  Ford, principal of  Kitchen*:*  n&boolt has. issued lUo following report,  for  Decern ber j -   Highest,  standings*:  Grade 8-^KdItb Nalson   Hlchnrd Mo-  blinder.   Grade "7-~WiIlard Blair, Solm-  tsr Audowe������Hf._Vivian JJauglois.   tirade  5���������Colin a. Ltinglols, Myrtle Amlwrson,  John Nolson.    Grade 4a���������Curt Andetw  son, Henry Nelson, Lloyd Lanktree4  Grade 8a���������Jack I'jnngflolip, John Bohtin*  Onadi'i Ub'-Lconard    Bohan,   Robert  Johnson, Alta Blair-   Grade 1���������Alice  Bohnn, doe Kiangloin.   Porfcct attend-  an.ccN���������Pramk   Atwr������r. C!at������tnG& And������ir-  '���������mm* MyrUa- Ancii������rsoii,. Selmer Ander-  ������on+ Allc-Q Jlohan. John Bolusn, Leon-  audltorium jftlHi lJ������ban, Mobert Johnson, Hichard  i Mol&nder,Bd!th Ncls<.u,,l!!.cai.-y Noltoa. 6ttfeaiBSH������iininn i n ������a������  iini  TJLfclEU    JLSiflVJKW:     CiilliWTUJS,    JL5.  Jt      V  VA.  **^g!^'t*"^^jffii^^Hi^^B^.-^agB^.^jrS*'*'"^S'a^gr  ^rM~E^T2^^^^Sg!x  Qutokh/ soothing and healing Zam-Buk Is splendid  for skin troubles of ail kinds. Bt heals with the aid  ef Nature's herbs, in Nature's own way.  Make 1929 a Happy New Year  Invisible Death Ray  New  Invention   Of   German   Experimenter Has Fearful Possibilities  rf^jr������-f>-ja"K*lo    *%-P    *-w������%-v1 fb������3 *������.*,*������<    *v*n, n    lriT^\m*n������v������  ���������^^���������Jt*���������***^       >������* WAjyiV/^-tHlgs *JAA\S        44*.^^ 4L   VM**  of coal ���������wlth./a .force of'90,000,OQO,-pob  horsepower yand creating* /instant  death to anything* it touches, /are  claims laid by Erich Graichen, SO, oi  "Berlin, Germany, for his "invisible  death ray."  DistingusHe-d  English  .   Character Actor  Bransby Williams Will Execute Pro-,  tean Feat In New* Oliver Twisty  "_��������� - " Play / -  -f~-W**"������n      iVirj   . rt5������aM������������nii������i'her'l      TiTn erlissiV-j  \^ " ~"���������        ���������'���������     -��������� ���������c���������o-*-���������"��������� ���������        c������T:���������:���������  character-actor, " Bransby Williams,  j comes'.to -western Canada in the near  j future,,, one of the outstanding feat-  Graichen's rav Is produced by aa'ures of hls ********* of four plays  electrical* current of 160,000 voltage  wlU b<i &n entirely new actinS ver"  ������      !   c-i^-,1     a<*        unit,..,���������        rn..mio*. >f A 4.        *Vw  >s  i ���������fiSEgSBSSK'rrri-'*  passed through a vacuum .valve of!  quarts glass containing- an anode and  two cathodes. -^The ray is tho product  of a combination of Roentgen or X-  rays, cathode rays and light rays.  The purpose of the ray, according  to Graichen, is to isolate atoms and  help eradicate cancer. *-  sion of "Oliver Twist." As the  greatest living expert on Diclcensian  drama, Mr. Bransby Williams is weii  qualifl od ��������� to prepare a dramatic version of any of the novels of Dickens  that lend themselves to such treatment. In his new version of "Oliver  Twist," he has introduced a novel fea-  r^to-8^  5*������J  His present ray is said to kill at  tulf"  15 feet.     "I am afraid under present I     ^ fche elimination of all superflu  inadequate conditions to build abig-,ous  ^alogue.  Mr.   Williams  unfolds  ger  valve,"  he   says,   "for it  would  The old year has become a part of the history of the past. The new  year has dawned. It is with a feeling of optimism, that the people of  Canada have hailed its coming. Conditions throughout the Dominion are  mo^t encouraging and the outloolt for the future is distinctly-bright.  If we all have faith in Canada, in her institutions, in her enterprises,  in her resources, and we all work together striving for net greater  development and prosperity, there is hardly any limit. to the greatness to  which as a people we can carry our country forward.  But if in 1929, the Canadian, people are to realize the bright hopes  entertained for their Dominion at the dawning of the year, .there? must''be  a realization of the fact that each individual must do nis or her share.  There is not a Canadian citizen, no matter how humble the sphere they  occupy, "but who has it in their power to do something to either 'promote  or retard the welfare of the country during the next twelve months.  Of first importance is our own outlook on life. Tf that outlook is  a cheerful, optimistio one; if we are eag'er to see the bright, rather than  the dark things of everyday life; if we strive to see the good in all matters  and things wbr.ch affect ourselves and the community in -which we live;  if in our criticism of public men and affairs we seek to be constructive,  to build up rather than tear down; if, in a word, our thoughts and actions  are of kindly intent, then a good foundation is laid for our work of making  the new year th������ brightest, happiest, most prosperous Canada has ever  known.  Next in importance is it to realize that for the vast majority the best  service that can be rendered to Canada is to be found in the faithful  discharge off whatever duties may fall to us in the daily round of ordinary  tasks. For example, if, without a single exception, the farmers of the  Dominion tilled the soil a little better, used somewhat better seed, fought  weeds a little more vigorously, who can. measure -what tha aggregate  result would be in larger, better crops and resultant national prosperity?  Or, if every office clerk, every -workman and laborer, did their work ttxis  year a little more conscientiously, exercising greater care and promptitude,  the effect on the business of the Dominion would be tremendous.  Who can possibly compute the gain to Canada in 1929, if men and  -women, boys and girls, employers and employees, individually and  collectively, co-operated to promote health and prevent disease; by taking  only reasonable precautions largely reduced los i^PBSfaAtfe1 and property  through fire; by obeying the laws and observing the courtesies of the road  eliminated many of the preventable automobile accidents?  There is nothing very great or wonderful about these and sundry other  matters of a   like   kind. They   are   in ��������� no   sense   spectacular.   Their  accomplishment does not call for great executive ability, large wealth, or  high position. No, it is within the power of everybody, to contribute  their quota. ... ';.'"  But it is "just through the exercise of such commonplace qualities  as care, forethought, presence of mind, courtesy, faithfulness to duty in  discharging the smallest task, that this new year can be made exceptionally  bright, unbelievably happy, and enormously prosperous.  And is "Canada not worthy of such simple but effective service?  Consider all the countries in the world today I Can you name one that is  healthier, that has more varied ��������� beauty' of mountains, lakes, rivers and  forests, that possesses greater wealth of natural resources, that has less  poverty, fewer slums, a better system of education or of government, more  of the modern_comforts of life available to a greater proportion bf the total  population, or that offers greater opportunities for advancement to . those  eager and willing to work that they may take advantage of offered  opportunities?  Canada is deserving of the best we have in us to give, and if we give  it, as we should, there i3 no country in the world whLch will so fully and  so quickly reward the giver.  destroy  everything in  tory."  the    labora-  NO MEDICINE LIKE  i,e*5������V  Ve*  r?3!: *Pr:_Jl M IJ S-  irucra jti-uiu new aSiauua  the story and preserves the continuity of its action with the introduction  of a series of    clever    and    artistic  cameos which are interspersed -with  the big dramatic scenes of the play.  In this    manner, long    waits    foi  ������r*j * rsswygi /r\*%i%.s **. * ������*%* vsim-ft   changes of scenery are avoided.    The  BjUDI 5 UYVN'-l-iHUifit5  audiehce witnesses    the    finding    of  I Oliveryby the    Artful    Dodger;    his  introduction to Fagin the    Jew,    his  ultimate  escape from,    the    thieves*  There is no other medicine to equal; den. and his recapture and later de-  Baby's Own, Tablets for little ones��������� ! velopments,  exactly    In    accordance  whether it be for the newborn babe [ with the novel.  or the Sr^witig child the Tablets al- |     Mr, Brimsby. Williams will underway s do good.-     They are absolutely) .   ,      .     .. .   ... ~ ,,-,.  free from opiates or  other harmful  take in  the presentation of '-'Oliver  drugs and the   mother    can   always, Twist,'1 to play two roles as widely  feel safe in using them. j dissimilar as could well be imagined,  Concerning the Tablets, Mrs. John Fagitl ajia .^    -Grtawig.    He    sets  Armour,  R.  R.  1,   South Monaghan,   . .       ..       - .    .     - .   Ont., saVs:���������"We have three fine, himself a severe test as a protean ar-  healthy children, to whom, when a tlst here, for the two types are as  medicine is needed, we have given far apart as the poles. But so re-  only Baby's Own Tablets. The Tab- stm~CefUl is his technique that he can  lets are the best medicine   you   can  ^ . ���������a������������������^-zii^---z���������m~i-+a,��������� *_ i,Sa  keep in any home where there aire sinlc Ws Personality completely in his  young children."? '���������-������������������- .. portrayal of each  role, and effect, a  Baby's Own Tablets are a mild but complete change both of make-up  thorough laxative which regulate the .and' mentality, ' to a degree that  stomach and bowels; banish consti- ���������,���������.y ���������"^^,. ���������������������������a^,��������� .-,*,^v.������.-. *-������,������.  pation and indigestion; break up ���������������������*������* people wonder whether the  colds and siinple : fever and make same man could possibly play both  teething   easy.    They    are   sold   by  parts..  medicine dealers or direct by mail at j Details ���������������f "A. Romance of -the  25 cents abox from    The   Dr.    Wil-  Members Of Wilkins Expedition Dis- .  cover Six Near South Polo  Ole Eilson, of Grand Forks, N.D.,  father of Ben Eilsota, famous flier  and chief pilot with the - Wilkins expedition in, the South Pole . regies  has received a message from his son,  relayed from San Francisco, which  said the two explorers had just returned from 1,200 mile flight over  unknown regions, and had discovered  six new islands.  . It is not known definitely just  where the fliers started nor which  direction they took in the Sight, "but  it is presumed that they used the  same machine which carried them  over the North Pole region, aa this  machine was in perfect shape,when  taken on the southern trip. ...-���������  Hams' Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.  | Road," another new play which ������������r-  Bransby "Williams will present in the  For Both House and Stable. ���������  There is .a good deal of similarity,  physically - speaking, between human  beings and the lower animals. Both  are subject to many ailments arising  from inflammation and to all manner  of cuts and bruises. Dr. Thomas'  Eclectric Oil is an entirely reliable  remedy for such ailments and .mishaps in both human beings and the  lower orders of animals.  A determined effort is being made  to make Irish the national language  of the Irish Free State.  ���������!  tures of the famous Stevenson, classic in a vivid and" dranaaticr manner.  Hockey   players   use   Minard's  Llnl-  xnent. ,  Many mothers have reason to bless'west, will be forthcoming shortly.  Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator, | His version' of '"Treasure Island" is  because it has relieved the little ones ? weii known, and giv^s the vital fea-  of suffering and made themWealthy.  Puzzle For Juryman  The foreman was arguing with the  juryman who was holding out oh the  case.  ' 'How can you refuse " to convict  that man with all the evidence  clearly against hinpL?" he asked,  crossly.  "Hch 1" snorted the stubborn one  in disgust, "how kin ye convict him  of manslaughter wien it was a woman he killed?"  Jiilier's Worm Powders will drive  worms from the system without injury to the child. The powders are  so easy to take that th������ most delicate  stomach can assimilate them and  -welcome them as speedy easers of  pain,....because--they promptly remove  thie worms that cause the pain, and  thus the suffering of the child is re'r:  'lieved. With so sterling a remedy at  hand no? child' should suffer an hour  .from1 wormaiyf ?;���������: yf-? ��������� i a'a-P<aS P- ���������  Poof Enough  Jones: "Your dog bit me."  iSTeighbor:  "'He did not."  Jones: "Then prove it."  Neighbor: "Firstymy dog has no  teeth. Second, he is not ferocious.  Third, he is particular whom he  bites.   Fourth, I haven't a dog/������  > Quite Enough  He was visiting    a    strange    golf  course, and engaged the oldest caddie in the district.  "I suppose," said the visitor, "you  ��������� know all  the 'ins  and   outs  of this  place, having lived in. the neighborhood for so many years?"  ''Yes,   sir,"   said ������������������:^ they ancient   caddie; "at least I know all the inns.".  MAJDB IN ENGMND  Canada's Living Cost Lowest  Great    Britain    and   United    States-  Considerably Higher  Tho cost of living in Canada, white  over 50 per cent, higher than befor*e  tho war, still continues lower than in  the United States, Great Britain, oi  any of the principal, countries. Taking 1913 as 100, the index cost of living tn Canada in October, was 153;  in tho United States, 170, and in  Great Britain, 166.  The year 1920 was the peak of Hv-  injj costs in all countries save for  thc fantastic prices of tlio depreciated currency period in soma of the  middle European nations.      In Can-  Sneezing ?  Turn to Mlnard'H and avoid n  serious cold. Batho the foot  ln Minard's and warm water.  Alr.o inhale.  ada, in 1920, it rose to 190; in the  United States, 200.4; In Great Britain, 255. There was a slump in Canada in 1924, and then a rise fo 152 in  October of last year.  The Index of retail prices, rents,  and services in Canada was 153 in  November, ns compared with 152  last November. Food and clothing  reached thoir peak ia 1920, fuel in  1921, and rent in 1924-25. Generally  speaking food, fuel and clothing  aro low this year compared to the  post-war years. In November ot  10.28, as compared with November,  oC 1927, foods were lower, savo eggs  and butter, which were higher.  x  For frostbite use Minard's IJntment.  Quite Impossible  A man complained to "a parson of  the contlmialnolso made on a trombone by n neighbor.  "Can a man," ho asRecl, "who  practise:*, on c-nch rm instrument from  morning to night bo a good Christian?"  "Such a man might possibly bo ft  good Christian," replied tho parson,  "but his neighbor couldn't!"  ^liiiiiitiimMmEiutiiimuMiismiMiuM^^  The Improved ������  Glass Substitute |  COMES WITH A MESSAGE OF HEALTH ������  THE sun is the all-powerful life producer,' H  Nature's    universal     disinfectant    and ss  germ  destroyer,   as  well   as   stimulant ss  and tonic.      WINDOiaTJB is the sun's most *g  important ally. ������5,  Medical research    has    definitely    proved. .3  that from  the  point of view  of  Health  and as  Hygiene, the most effective amon? tlie sun's 3  ray-., are the Ultra-Violet rays, wh3ch possess" 2  the greatest power for   the   prevention   and 3  cure of disease and debility. 3  Science  haa  further  established  that or- s  dlnary window glass does not allow the pas- as  cage of Ultra-Violet rays, so that by using ss  glass we are artificially excluding these vital 5  health-giving rays. Therefore, the Invention 3  of WINDOLITE has completely satisfied tlie *   ������  longrfelt    want.        Exhaustive    experiments as  have conclusively proved  that  it is  a  most a:  effective  substitute for glass,  that it  freely 3  admits-the Ultra-Violet^ rays, and that its use 3  has a  most beneficial  effect on  the growth 3  and development of plants and chickens and ss  on the well-being of cattle, enabled  for the ss  first time to have  healthy  light  instead ot ss  darlmess ln their sheds. , ss  Indeed, the discovery of WINDOLITE has . ,Js  during thc last six yoars-'completely-'rovolu- gs  lionized  gardening, given a new stimulus to .   g  poultry breeding, Increasing the egg-laving , ss  capacity and fertility of chickens, has greatly .    _  .improved tho health of cattle and Is now bo- s:  Itig uncd  In domestic and household requiro* _  mcuta. E  W.    N.    U.    1700  Agricultural production in British  Columbia In 102S, valued at $71,020,-  000, Im higher Lhtai in any proviouu  year.  WINDOLITE stands for 100 por cent, sunlight. It  makes light but strong windows for cattle shedB, dairy  stables, poultry houses, brooders and all out buildings. It  la economical, unbreakable, flexible and Is easy to cut ahd  fit. It,is now being* successfully used for sunrooms,  verandahs, schools, factories, hospitals, sanitariums, hot  beds, plant covcringa and greenhoutjos. It keep?) out cold  ���������will not crack or chip,���������cuts with an ordinary pair of  scissors ancl is easy to fit. WINDOLITK Is suppllod ln  rolls any length but In one width of SQ inches only. A  square yard of WINDOLITE weighs about 14 ozs., while  a square yard of glass of ordinary thickness, weighs  about 135 to l'JO'ozs, Tho improved WINDOUTS requires  no varnish. WINDOLITE Ib made in England,  Trice l$l.ao Per Squaro Yard, f.o.b., Toronto.  Une WIMDOLIVL; uml lott  YOUR PLANTS  YOUR CHICKENS  YOUR CATTCE  Bosk In lOO-    Suiillfliht  Send for hooldot "WINDOLITE"  *$M!^>^^  ;������3  3  3  |  Distributors: JOHN  A.  CHANTLER & CO.,  LTD.  8 51 Wellington &t. W������ - ��������� - -        TORONTO* ONT* g  jttimukii'niHHiMman'iuimwii.miiiiim '(*���������  THE   BEVIES,   CKSS^P^T,:,B.   ������L  V  WILL rONSIDEl  A  Litf  TIP? '-nn-itiii' ainr  1 ill1, iifiAisi m^i  Disastrous Fire  "5   !I   *  Ottawa.���������Amendment of the Canada Grain Act as a means of improving the existing system of grading  Is under consideration by the federal  government, it wa3 learned here.  Arising out of the investigation at  present being conducted in the western provinces by the commission on  grain grading, it is understood steps  will be taken at the forthcoming session, of parliament to overcome any  dissatisfaction among grain growers  by amending the act.  While the details of the proposed  changes have not yet been disclosed,  it Is believed that the government  will recommend the re-drafting of  clauses in the act relating to grading.- in an effort to clarify, .and make  Nun   Faiauy   Burned   But   Fatieats  Were  liemoved  Safely-     P 'i  Hull, Que.���������Thirty-seven patients,  many of them mothers with babies,  some a few hours old. were carried  from Sacred Heart Hospital here  early Christmas morning when a fire  in the laundry chute spread over the  entire central portion of the building  One nun -died during the afternoon  as a result of .burns she sustained  when she put out the blaze with a  chemical extinguisher. She is Sister  Celle, formerly Miss M.' Chevrier of  Cartierville, Qce. She was 22 years  of age..  The patients were taken to residences near the hospital and later  most of them were transferred to the  Water street hospital," Ottawa.  So far as could be ascertained none  of these were seriously affected by  their experiences.  Fire Captain Z. Leblanc, of the  Hull brigade, is reported in a critical  more uniform their interpretation  ^  The regulations would be so fram-  condition from smoke poisoning.  "ed that farmers would be in a posi-J  Queen Appreciated  [Io.cc** rro i*?v<*m a a nana  BYRD  Sir Hugh Rigby, honorary surgeon  to his majesty, who has been in attendance at the bedside of-the British  monarch.    *      - \      '  tion to determine on their own ac  jcord  the  grade   they -might   expect,  for their wheat. -  Reduction of the number of varieties of  wheat  which  would  qualify  ���������������ov   the   contract   grades   is another  .[ suggestion  for  improvement  of  the  Z grading system.      It is pointed out  by authorities that tliat multiplicity  '���������"Oi strains grown in Canada at the  "present time lends itself to the aggravation of the problem.  Several other proposed changes are  ���������under consideration, among them, the  one relating to mixing.     It is understood that the federal department of  | agriculture  is  in  favor  pf prohibit-.  | ing mixing red and white wheat in  S\ the future.       This    practice,    it    Is  ii pointed out, has provoked consider-  , able dissatisfaction among importers  , iu Great Ryitain."_ ._- -  Property  damaged  was   estimated  at $76,000.  an  Train Strikes Auto  Receive Salary Increases  Officers and Clerks   In   Federal   Income Tax^ Office'Are To Benefit  Ottawa.���������Something over a thousand officers and clerks of -the federal income tax division throughout.  Canada received ja substantial gift on  the eve of Christmas in the form ot  increase in salary. What is more, the  increase is retroactive to April 1st  last���������the beginning of the fiscal year.  The raises vary from forty dollars  to nearly eight hundred a year, ac^  coding to the position held and th������s  responsibilityjattaching it.  Te income tax ' division is not under, the. civil service act and thos������  .who are employed in it have not,  shared in the - increases ' izi recsu"*,  years extended to other branches of  the service. f  Prince Asks Relief  F<  y Two Small Children Hurled From Car  Have Miraculous Escape  Chaplin, Sask.-���������Knute Hammer-  J,fness, and Mr. and .Mrs. "Scotty" Mc-  :|Gowan, all residing in the valley  y north of Chaplin, -were instantly kilK  'i? ed at the C.P.R. crossing a mile -west  f ��������� of Chaplin when a freight train  fl crashed into the Chevrolet touring  '- car driven by Hammerness.  Two small children of Mr. and Mrs.  McGowaa, aged three and five years,  ^���������������������������were hurled out of the car and es-  : caped without a scratch. They were  y found afterwards huddled togethei  P hiding in the bush near the right of  ;:*: way.  Union Of Escaped Prisoners  French Soldiers Who Escaped From  German: Prison Camps, Have  Organized  Paris.���������Thousands of soldiers of  the world war who escaped from German prison camps have banded together to form a union of escaped  prisoners. They will hold annual rer  unions to talk over their war-time  experiences, but their principal aim  is to take care of the widows and  orphans of other soldiers whom they  know to have been killed in attempting escape.  Once each year they will hold a  banquet at which they will toast  their good luck.  Nearly Two Million Persons In Need  Of Immediate Help  London, England.���������The -Prince of  Wales' appeal broadcast on behalf of  the distressed miners of Britain has  awakened the country to the plight  of nearly two million souls, who now  constitute an economic burden on the  country.  The Prince made his appeal on behalf of the Lord Mayor's fund for the  relief" of the distressed -mining areas.  He pointed out that 250,000 miners  were workless,-'which meant at least.  75O,O0p dependents, other estimates  plaices the figure much higher, -and  it is geheraliy accepted-that there? are*  now he^Iyaymillioh persons in the  mining and:allied industries idle. In  addition;, th^re, ,are approximately another million -persons receiving re-  lie* from toe'poor law.':*  liahy f erOe"dies -havef been suggested, ranging from a: reform of f the  banking system., so .as :to make credit  for productive, industry available '-at  nominal interest to a great schemfe  foi* public works. y;  Governor-General Receives Thanfer*  For Greetings To King :<3corge  Ottawa.���������A message xroixi Queer*  Mary, -at Buckingham Palace, where  King George, Is .slowly improving  from his serious illness, was'forwarded by the <jOveroor-General, to1 Premier Mackenzie King,' at Laurier  House'. .Ottawa..  "On this Christmas morning," said  xhe Queen, "my children and I thank  you from our hearts."  The 'Queen's message was in -reply  to one sent by Premier King, conveying to King George Christmas  greetings on behalf of the government and T>sorvis of Canada who  "join our prayers to those of all parts  of the Empire for the complete restoration of your Majesty to health  and strength.  The message from her Majesty  said: ''please be assured that the  message of greetings which you have  so kindly sent on behalf of thc King's  government in Canada and the peopl&  of the Dominion will be highly appreciated and valued by the King whe^.  CSS MllierS. his progress to recovery is sufficiently advanced for him to receive it personally.  United Farmers Of Canada  Saskatchewan   Section   To   Meet   In  Regina In February  Saskatoon, Sask.���������The annual convention of the United Farmers of  Canada, Saskatchewan section, will  be held in, Regina, February 12, 13,  14 and 15.  The provisional board of the Cooperative Wholesale Society wiii  meet February 9, ahd the convention  of the new Co-operative Whplesale  Society oh February 11, also in Regina. The board of directors of the  United Farthers win fidebt Ih Regina,  February ? Si Fraternal delegates -will  be invited frona the wheat pool, livestock pool, egg and poultry pool,  U.FlM., U.F.A., United Farmers of  British Columbia; U^FiO.y and the  teachers'  alliance, f a ?  Prize Winner Named  For  P;  New   York   Man   Wins   $25,000  Best "Dry" Law Plan    ,  New York..���������Major Chester  Mills, former federal prohibition administrator for thc New York District, has won $25,000 because his  plan was adjudged the be3t submitted  for enforcement of the prohibition  laws.  Thc money was offered by W. C.  Durant, automobile manufacturer.  The $5,000 prize for the best enforce,  ment plan submitted by a high school  student was won by Malcolm D, Al-  maclc, of Polo Alta, California.  Sweden's First Railway Tunnel  Stockholm.���������-An underground railway' tunnel, the first of its kind to  bo built in Sweden, is now under con-.  structloh in Stockholm. The subway  will be 5,248 feet long and will cost  5161,400 when completed. An entire  borough of the capital, the "Soeder-  malm," "or down town section, will be  tunneled from one end to another.  Australia's Capital Costly  Country  Spent Millions Establishing  Federal House At Canberra  Sydney.���������Canberra, the capital of  Australia, has been built on such a  huge scale that it will be many years  before sufficient revenue to meet the  interest bill can be expected.  The total capital revenue expenditure to June 30 last, on the whole  of the activities in the Federal Capital Territory, including revenue  which had been received and expended was $52,730,000. Parliament House  also has cost approximately $3,750,-  000.  Women and Children Removed  Calcutta, nldia.���������A British airplane has arrived at Peshawar from  Kabul, with 11 French and 10 German women and four childron, belonging to tho French and German  legations. Tho women were cheerful, and reported that all wus quloL  in Kabul. Their husbands remained  at the capital.  Record For Motor Car Fatalities  Chicago.���������There wore 13 deaths  from automobile accidents in Chicago over Christmas���������one of the largest death lists from such a cause  over recorded during, a holiday period here. ��������� The fatalities brought the  number of motor car deaths for the  year to 1,051, which is a record.  Rail Board Sittings  Ottawa.���������The board of railway  commissioners will open hearings in  Vancouver on January S, which will  probably extend over several days.  Following sittings in Vancouver, the  board will sit in Victoria, B.C., opening January 15.  .^y. ���������-f Loss-From, \I^^ .,  [POttawa, Onti-r-^^^ * r^tdratioh pf  twd-cfent postage from Canada to all  parts of thef British Empire instead  of the present three cents will mean  a loss of .revenue of about $200,000,  post office officials here figure. They  state that about 20,000,000 letters go  annually front Canada: to other parts  of the Empire, 90 per cent, .of which  go to the British Isles. However it is  expected that increased volume will  make up a considerable- portion of  the loss.  Would liaise Salaries Of Cardinals  Rome, Italy.���������Pope Pius is understood to approve raising the salaries  of cardinals to $3,000 a year, believing that the present $1,100 is inadequate to cover the expenses of theii  offices.  AT PM &i? Uh<ZV  vat} -kmsmimv  New York.���������Commander Rich'aro  B- Byrd, head of an .expedition to the  "bottom ot" the world," is at' the  threshold of one of the greatest adventures of this adventurous, century.  Before him lies the last geographical challenge to science���������f rigid,  formidable antarctic, a continent of  5,000,000 square miles which is so  little known that even a large- part  of its glacier-fringed coast line must  be m������pped by guess.  Byrd commands a million-dollar  expedition, equipped-as few, if any,  previous polar parties have been  fitted out,- and is prepared to spend  two years, if necessary, in wrestling  from the vast land^of silence secrets  that science has long wanted to  know.  - The party finds itself at The Bay -  of Whales���������one of the gateways io  the    continent ��������� virtually   at   midsummer,  when conditions  are' most  favorable for the flying which Byrd  plans to do.       Whether he will attempt an immediate   aerial   trip   to  the South Pole is regarded as doubtful;   it  is  believed,   rather,   that  he  will  postpone  this  spectacular  part  of his program until the expedition  has its second wind on the  storm-  swept tongue of ice that extends for  an indefinite distance in the continental indentation- known as Ross Sea.  On the " South American    side    of  Antarctic    is    Sir    George    Hubert  Wilkins, himself an aviator of note,  who is also known to be planning a .  polar flight.      The two airmen have k  disavowed any   intention   of   racing  to   the   pole,  previously visited   by  Amundsen   and   Scott,   after sledge  journeys over land, but it is known ;  that each would like to be the first y  man to reach it by air.  Wilkins has already made at least ;  one long Antarctic , flight from his,  base at DecepttoflfMand near the;  Weddell Sea, and^henc^yflnds himself \  with a good bits of South Polar fly-  ing experience. , /  :   Wheo   supplies, have  been   swung =  ashore from thie expedition's boats,���������f  no small problem  itself in view-  of  the height of the ice walbr-the ' ad-,;  venturers will    erect    the    portable  houses  that are  to  be  their homes  during many :months. When the encampment is complete it will be a  tiny town, with dwellings, a recreation room, library,    kitchen,    workshop,  store houses for tons of food  and   the   gasoline,   and   shelters for  the four aeroplanes.  Taking advantage of the slight  moderation in temperature and storm  which brief Antarctic summer will  afford the expedition expects to make  a Start at laying supply bases along  the SOO-mile route which Byrd's big  trl-motored aeroplane Is to take s0m<?  day to the pole.  Stanley Baldwin Shakes Hands  London, England.-���������Prime Minister  Stanley Baldwin shook hands with  more than,2,000 Conservative and  Unionist workers at tlxe rate of almost 30 a minute at a recent London  reception.  Sel^Govenmseni: For fodi;  lilstovtvry May He Valuable  Cumberland, R.I.-���������Tho Cistercian  nionk3 of Cumberland have discovered on tbnir prrcperty a vpfn of granite, which thoy boll eve, frnay prove  of enormous value,;; .v.Tph-p discovery  was made while the monies were  gathering stones for a now chapel.  Autoitits of Addis Abeba, ISLhlopla,  a city of ICiO.OOO population are- protesting against the number of boul-  dera lav many of thc city ntrcctrt,  W���������H.M.H ,.4m444t4tm44m*tm44.mt4m&gAliu&i4&  Special Plates For Doctors  Winnipeg.���������In connection with tho  issuing of automobile llconso plates,  at tho Legislative building, a special  arrangement for the benefit of physicians has boon made. Plates from  4,000 to 5,000 arc being reserved for  them, no matter when tho applications aro received.  Mild Weather In Kast  Sault Sto. Marie, Ont.���������Several  robins were seen in Sault Ste. Mario  on Christmas, and a citizen reported  finding a. live caterpillar In the street.  Tho weather continues abnormally  mild.  va     "M  IT.  Friend Of King Dies  London,   liJng.���������Lord    Lam bourne,  ono   of   King   George's   old   friends.  t,if,t"i 4iX T.'it4tt.>^j'ij IXall 2iC:^u*' ItoiiXforci,  Eaaox, aged  ftl. Ho was a keen rival  J of thc King at horticultural oh owe.  ������������������*���������-���������- "*\  202  ^iM       -V..     im  4W  **���������  a  Want Dominion Status Rather Than  Complete Independence  Calcutta, India. ��������� Self-governing  dominion status for India rather than  the alternative of complete Independence, was the policy urged upon  the AU-Indian* and Moslem League  at its opening sesBlon by Maharajah  Mahumudabad, the president.  He declared-the British connection  gave India undeniable security and  was a valuable asset to Indian nationalism, "which must face laborious  decades before reaching Bturdy manhood," he added.  A Jolt Eliminator  This machine-. rccontly placed in oporation by tho Canadian Pacific  Railway, is one of the many things which contribute to tho smooth rldo on  rails. By welding a deposit of nickel stool to tho worn rail surface at the  joints with this apparatus and grinding a smooth surface tho bump at tho  [i/Liit iz prcictlcciUy cll^xls^tcc!. The ixip.-rhl**--*> "'H'^i1! -nvnvw-.'ifl am^lt" by  olcctrlclty consists of a gasoline motor which runs two generators supplying  power lo thc electric motalllc-aro welding- apparatus and u. g-rinder.  Income Tax For Bermuda  Hamilton, Bermuda.���������Decrease In  tho export of trade of Bermuda,  which includes onions, potatoes and  celery, chiefly shipped to the Now  York markot, has caused much concern, and the Colonial Parliament  now in session Is planning adoption  to the Income tax to meet expenses  for mnnte& the government durlnj*  tho next fiscal year.  Influenza In  Montreal  Montreal.���������Influenza has taken a  toll of 143 lives In Montreal elnco  December 17, and during .the samo  period 035 coses wore reported, ac-  crirHUnjr to in formation sunpltftd by  Dr. a. Boucher, director ot the hotiliu  department. THE  CHBSTOH  BEVIBW  28 Years Wynndel  Growing Berries  LSTHBRWGB DAILY HERALD     \  ���������'"������������������������������������'   \ '   "       ���������    '"     \  having as shareholders each one  of the 70 growers in that district,  wfio are- how cropping at least  100 acres of strawberries annually.  Strong For B-srriss .  Wynndel. devotes  Starting With 1900, when, O. J.  Wigen marketed the surplus of  berries from his garden patch at  Wynndel In gallon containers  made by himself from cedar  shocks, to customers at Cranbrook,  found for him hy engineers on  the Crow's Nest Pasp railway,  who also took charge of the berry  transport, and growing to a 1928  shipping of 25,600 crates as "well  as 52 tong to 3am factories^ briefly states the development of strawberry growing in the Wynndel  area, about six miles west of here.  The records also indicate that  the first twelve years: we're Jthe-  worst, because it was not until  1913 that the requisite five growers were in evidence to form a cooperative association for marketing the crop, which number had  grown to seven the following year  ���������leaving two to the good to criticize the association management  of five directors.  And like 1913 and 1914 the present year also witnesses 100 per  cent, co-operation at Wynndel, the  original Co-Operative Fruit Growers' Association of Wynndel now  v v sum,  nt  M  waj ������  Shipped Later  <'*o"l'rt,������^y  Vernon.���������Growers  of  W<  the Vernon district, re  apples tri  almost exclusively to strawberries,' presenting an annual crop of more  the only   other   noticeable   1923 than *LQO,000 boxes, are opposed  output being 2,400 crates of rasp  berries and hardly more than  4,000 boxes of apples. In connection with the 1928 strawberry production co-op. officials estimate  that about 8,OJOO crates of this  year's berries were never picked  ���������these were ruined in a rainy  spell that continued over about  ten days at the end of June and  early July.  In handling a crop such as 19258  some 400 berry pickers and packers are employed, fully one half  of whieh are Doukhobors who are  brought in from Brilliant and provided with Uvingvq^ It is  estimated that fully $18,000.00 was  paid out in wages thia year to this  army of employees.  At Wynndel the preference is  for the Van San, Parson's Beauty  and Magoon varieties. Parson's  Beauty are favorites as they are  heavy yielders and stand up well  in distance shipping.  Up till 1916 an excellent market for Wynndel berries was found  in Lei. express shipments along  the Crow line, but in the year just  mentioned surplus in excess of the  Crow eountry demand rose and  shipping in car lots began, one  car rolling in 1916.  Jit 1921 carload shipping had  grown to the point where pre-  cooling facilities had to be provided to meet competition, and in  that year a home-made refrigerat-  To all whom we have  served ahd to those whom  we expect to serve, we extend the heartiest of Good  Wishes for Happiness and  Prosperity at this Season  and throughout the Coming  Year.  V. MAWSON  WATER NGTIOE  DIVERSION AND USE  TAKE NOTICE that South Kootonay Water  Power Company*, whoso address is Iloaaland,  jtk.C. will apply for a license lo take and uao  two hundred second feet of water out of Goat  River, which flows westerly unit drains into  Kootonay River about 11-2 miles north west of  Creston, B.C. The water will bo diverted  from tho stream at a point about traffic bridge  ovor canyon about 600 feot southwest of northeast corner of S.L. 29 Lot 312, and will bo used  for power and waterworks purposes upon tho  area described In the undertaking of the Coin-  pa cy, within a radius of twenty-flvo miles of  power site. This notico wan pouted on the  groudd on tho Oth day of December, 192a A  copy of thin notico and an application pnrsrunnt  thereto and to tho Water Act will bo filed at  the office of tho Water Recorder at Nelson,  I1.C. The petition for tho approval of tlio un-  dcrtoklni"? as pee Section 2������ of tho Act will bo  hoard 3n tlio offlco of tho Board of Invest!  tion at a dato to bo fixed by tho Comptroller,  and any Idtcreatcd person inayfllo an objection  thereto In 1 he offlco of ihflComntmiifl*.M>nf  tho Bale Water Recorder.  SOUTH KOOTENAY WATICR POWKtt  COMPANY-, Ajvolluant.  By K. MALLANtVaINK, Airont  Dato oc the flittt publication of thin notico te  December II, 1U2&  To th* LAgistaturmt  NOTICTI5 IB nioilicnv OTVISN that an appll-  nation will be made to the IjOg-lHkativo Aw-uuiO-  ly of tho Province of HrltlRh Columbia at ItR  next Howion, nn hohair of tlio ChlropadlRta of  Brltluh Columbia, ror a private bill to bo known  an "The Chiropody Aofc," for tho pnrjnoao of  oovurikinfir and rogulntlnK tho practice of  chiropody thttMifirhout   TlrlUnh  Columbia by  the bettor qualification and ntandlng-of pontona  praotlMln-z and holding tliemiiolven nut aa nrao>  tlBlriflr the rprofoHNlon of Chiropody In British.  CnlnnriWa. and the rofHOration anil ltcnnnluu*  nf practitioner*!, and for tho incorporation of  ittittiHUj.ix} "and  LlccnHwl H'hh-ojwwlSMlii of S3rll>  ing system was used, consisting  of a blower fan operated, by gasoline engine and circulating the  cold air through pipes^y /  In 1924 the same gas engine was  hitched to a small electric plant  which operated two 16-inch fans  and required twelve hours to cool  a car down to the required 45  degrees. ���������  Pre-Cooling Plant  In 1927 Wynndel stepped out  and erected a fully modern ammonia pre-cooling plant of three  compartments and readily handling three cars of berries daily,  which could be loaded direct into  iced cars. The new pre-coolers  cut the ice bill and necessary  handling in half. Instead of a  put up of 400 tons of ice not more  than 200 tons is now required. In  the building of the pre-cooler-and  the necessary railway siding  Wynndel growers have an investment placed at $20,000, thc pre-  cooler covering on area of 40x80  feet.  In 1928 still further advances  were made, this year witnessing  the erection of a 30x40 ft. Sharpe  freezing   plant.   It   has   storage  room for 45 tons of berries, and is  used for freezing berries that are  wanted for long distance shipping  for jam manufacture or other such  purposes.   In 1927 80 tons of berries were processed  in  tho  pre-  cooler and shipped to Toronto for  flavoring manufacture.   In financing both tho freezer   and   pre-  coolera, very generous grants havo  been made the Wynndel growers  by the federal department of agriculture.  Returns to the growers this year  to these apples going out as immature fruit and are asking that  in future the picking and shipment be retarded sufficiently to  allow this apple to go to the markets in a mature condition. In  making this requests the growers  realize that it may be necessary  to fix later dates for the shipment of other varieties of apples  which mature later than the  w������ea!ihiesv   They point out that  some years ago shipments of all  varieties began much later than  during the past season. They  would reyert to the previous practice of later picking and shipping  dates. R. Gr. Ij. Clarke, Dominion  fruit inspector, assured them that  if they do so .they will receive  fewer complaints from consuming  centres that the apples do not  stand up.  Following is the resolution  which was passed after a lengthy  discussion:  Whereas the crop of Wealthy  apples grown north of Okanagan  Centre represents approximately  thre'e-quarters of the total tonnage grown in the Okanagan and  in this northern district amounts  to approximately 200,000 boxes  this past season, ahd  Wherea% the picking and shipping of Wealthy apples has taken  place during the last three years  ���������at dates when this fruit was still  green and Immature, arriving at  destination in the same conditions,  hoth on our domestic and export  markets, thus depreciating its  $aies values and ruining its reputation.  Therefore be it resolved that we,  the growers of Wealthy apples in  the Vernon district, representing  an annual  crop  of over 100,000  boxes, declare ourselvesvto be absolutely  opposed to  the picking  and shipping of immature fruit  and desire that regulations be enacted by those in charge of distribution prohibiting the picking  or  shipment of "^ealthies until  such times in any season as it is  shown that they are mature and  ready for distribution;  it being  clearly understood that in order  to carry this out it may be necessary to retard the picking dates  of apples which mature later than  Wealthies. -:  There  are 1100 books on; the  shelves of Vernon public library.  SHADED TENDERS addressed, to the undersigned, aau endorse! "Tender ter Wharf  Replacement, ^Gray Creek, ^O., will bo received until i������ ������Vssck ss*Sj T*^~c^. jszssrs IS.  1929. Sot thia replacement of a nubBo -wharf, at  Gray Creek, West Kootenay District, B.C.  Plans and form of contract can w sock ana  spsaiScaitora and forms of tender obtained at  tnla department, at the office of the District  Engineer, 119 Baker Street, Nelson. B.V.J Viq-  fcortt* "Builders EKchanmn, 250& Prior Street,  Victoria, B.C.: The Building and Contraction  Industries Exchange. 6R>, West Heatings  Street, Vancouver. BsO-- also at the Post  Offices, Nakusp, B.C.,and Gray Creek, B.C . ,  Tenders vritl not be considered unless mado  on printed forms supplied hy the Ucpartraent"  and in accordance -yrith conditions contained  therein. -*  iy  Kaon tender must bo aceosapaoled by en  accepted cheque on a chartered jpa.uk, payaple  to the order, of the Minister of Public Works,  equal to 10 per cent of the amount or the  tender. Bonds of the Dominion- ofOanada or  bonds of the Canadian National Kail-way Company will also be accepted a������ security, or bonds  and. a cheque if required to make up an odd  amount. _ .   ,   .���������?���������'_.-^ ..,  NoTK���������Blue prints can ba obtained at thia  Department by depositing an accepted cheque  for" the sum of 810.00. nayabiu tot**.������orderof  tho Minister of Public" Woriss. wMon jwid ne  returned if the intending Didder submit a  regular bid.  By order,      ��������� _ ^,___���������v,  S. B. O'BRIBN,  Seoretatry.  Department of Public Works  Ottawa, December If. isxeS.  It 'Won't Be Long Now  May your holidays be  filed with   happiness  and  The New Xear bring  you an abundance of  prosperity.  DRUG & mm 81QKfc  GEO.H, B-ELLY  01  13  It is again our pleasant privilege  to wish you and yours every good  wish for the New Year and to  hope that you will live  many   more    years   of  SaSu--j'.j. ,"*  A  H  earnestly  to  "enjoy  Health, Prosperity and Happiness.  lull Colombia j������<^ a htrty corporate undor tho -will probably average "*{������2,25 per  ���������^J^^ii^L^il^iL!?,0^^^^^^ High water mark in thus  regard wan in 1920 when tho average wa������ 1(54.70 per crate. Growers  assert operating costs ih 1028 were  much thc same as in 1920 with tho  poflwble exception of a matter of  five cento reduction in tho prico vt  and dtunoHinp; of roal and peraonal proporty.-ilx-  tnfrann ooiloollna of exninlnaUon rotflutruilon  and ������inhollirioi������t fouii, tho Umiiinir of coitjlloiv  llono of renrlKtMUInn niul of lleonHOH, the tuhnlk*.  Hlon of oanillflliUiH. tho illHulpHnlriK and control  of moinhcm, nnd onaotlnur of all hytaww uikJ  rotralntloiiH tor I ho uonurul inum^oinuut ol iStm*  antto������Ha������ Ion.  t liaM������rt ol Vancouver, U.O., tl������|n 'Mlh day of  S'overabct, A.I).. MWtt,  MIf5AHJteU3f:AH.  Htvrn*������t������irn and hoiuhm^p-  Mm Hlnmlartl Ilaitk Illilr.  vanoouvwr. ll.C  iBEtt  COMMERCIAL   PBINTING   OEPT.  "X.  HoiicitorM fo^T^pTimViM: jHtrawhcrry crates.  IQIE  ^QtaQGiG  3DE  3BC3QE  Si^Stl^^^SIESlISE  SIQCSieraS^SSSSIIEIISSBM rJ.M2JE.  *rA_^BSFm__mm*9m*i*^^9'       gVSii-aTwSwi1  3  KNSGKTS  OF PYTHIAS  WILD nose LODGE No; SO  REGULAR fcbN^NCTONL every* SECOND  and FOURTH THURSDAY.  Pythian -welcome to ail visiting brothers.  K MALLANDAINE C. F. ARMSTRONG  i    a** rf-������ - ***��������� ���������*���������������  cm  UIIBIOI  x-tinics Keaoy lor  Season  _   -rtssrfrat*'*-!      P^na-fAn  UIIUIB9II1    US-3313113  SUNDAY,   JAN. e.  CRESTON���������8 a.m.; Hotv Commuion:  *~ 7.30 pin.. K*ensong.-      *r- -' - '  LISTER���������11.00 a.m., Matins: and Holy  Communion.  United! church  Bev. K. BJ. Cribb.. B. A., Minister.  11.00 ft.m.���������WYNNDEL.  2 so ir.tii:-i-oAwyoN.  mm CM* ���������      ��������� ���������OW {l.tUi'  - \J fA. JEJCJI A \JI������& .  At leasts four .bratid new^, .skips  will be holding? , the .,broom and  qmfcftia,sprinkling pf. new  players  ������*?Bt    ~3-t������k     oaov������      *������**,     oa^iaii    /*? ���������? *������i rh r*>   r,Bia  r ' " J^ V*    ��������� > m. m. + .m*        1  P* i  29^,qurHojg,������season..^Wifch, the.,ex-  cepfcion of<:the ^ujp/ly &nd JPutnam  rin<ks9, ^hiab^^re ..practically    the  *-viy���������������  uaiciav  F.  *J AQKSON  REAL ESTATE  Listings solicited.  CRESTON.    B.C.  AT THE  ���������v    -  ffl&w Store  We invite you to inspect our  new stock of  Men's &ao&m3  imfahhisirs  .1   *!..<���������  W&8*fc mWiowmm  and  Full stock.    Priced right.  '^'Jl8MW?l  an-UW^W*.^. y.**7������*   9,M'u't ..������"M*", Oijjt  has,'been shifted, about  considerably., as will be seen froja, the make  \    i_ *     - ^ V        ****        "if*lJ^> ^ ' ml ' " **��������� *  up of. the r.nks, which follows:  - O. B. Hare, skip;  H.. W.  McLaren,,  6. Hendren* H. MacDonald.  W. Feasor,, skip; ,*C. W.  Allan, B.  Wtnchcombe, R. A. Palfreyrnan.  _ A, ������*> Palmer, skips  A". N.  Win 1 aw  I" tp. -tfoiteriii, Geo. u������vi*>.  J. W. Craig, skip; Rev, K. Ctibb, O.  Armstrong, S. Hendren  DS..-J. Beninges*. skip;   R. B. Staples,  G. H. Kelly * Rev*W. Greer.  M. J. Boyd, skip;  C F. Hayes,  Vic.  Mawson, C. B. Twigg.  Dolf "Weir, skip;   Dr. Henderson. S.  &tees?t?up, A. Wilson.  Matt. York, skip; K. J, Forbes, Geo.  Merrison.  C. Hamilton, skip;   B. B. Stall wood,  H. Purchase. R. Chandler.  P. Putnam, skip; P. V. Staples. B.  Cartwright, P. Putnam.  T. .W. Bnndy. skip; Roy. Telford,  Ray Crisler, L. -Littlejohn.  M. -R Joyce," skip;- Fred Hale, W.  Mtiir, Major Mallandaine.  , The season opensr this week with  the .usual, competition of all rinks  playing the time * honored opener  President vs.. ViceOPresideht round  of  games.    As  in   the  past   there  fill be  two  ilraws ,s?aoh   frvenin-g,  and 9 o'clock, and the  draw   will  he posted promptly at the  Speers'  Kaslo iire brigade had no calls  to fight lires during 1828.  Pernio *s 192S:faIl fair paid out  over $600 in cash prizes.  .. <aP -' - -  pernio Farmers* Institiite and  fatV.^a-ir association   has   a   com-  .bine^ membership t>������ 213.  ,*.' : - -  *,  -   Bonners Ferry is: now using domestic Water from its new $75,000'  gravity system ������com Myrtle Creek.  Hoover Brothers are-pianning to  operate the ilour, mill at Armstrong, that has ^een idle for some  yearfijT  .-T^ail ,smelter^shareholders will  get^the.nsual.5 per cent, dividend  as .well as> homus of $5 per share  thi^ year.-  $339 worth of jpoppies were sold  in Cranbrook district in Armistice  WmmlW **  **.  MO,  I    I   *-* **rJS    IB  *iA/ H-   3 te*  **. -B-i 9������  V   *      ^yJLXJ.1    mt.t4mm-^  nm  'H   n_:  WCS-*JUL.  S 1���������.4..T. Br,m^4m. n.t������  \jx ouuiuua.  IjOhw  T TmJL  UUUg-JXt,  3- *t?MW A ?"i?f.' -45"..' %if<-  Shoe and Harnmn  i>*rSc  *'"^Wo"^eEestras "wilFlje'' used; at  the ^ramnien 's ball at Cranbrook  oS^I^BmbW '*___?^^~^,m-SAA '.::A-AS.jr...  ',.., Penticton   growers  are dissafcis  fled v- ith prices paid on Wealthys,  Daohess and' Jonathan apples; and  "aTe riot at all optinristie   that   Mo-  In tosh Reds will be mnch better.  m  BF  CRES  REG. WATSON  GHAS. BOTTERILL  DRAYING and TRUCK SERVICE  COAL,  WOOD,  SAND,  GRAVEL  PROMPT  ATTENTION  GIVENBALL3ORDERS.  Try Us Once  LiimjEitaar-giiiiiLiiiiiiiiiiiiiiNuaM  '  LABWOOD  1 ��������� .*      ���������  Is good woqd for the Kitqheu Range  > or your Heater. A good, big load for  $2.50, delivered in to>y.n; slightly move  outside of town. Phone your orders  early.  CHAS.O. RODGER������  m*a������mmm*  ���������  . i;i.i.i i. mm  msmmmaamm  r a. r> 1 o !  11.,   >'  Improvements  in  design  and appearance- of  sets.    Reductions in prices, and a promise of  a bettorvJineu,ofM jbr^cfl^t  programfnQ^M^|ll  make .fchSya^,* ^co^fy*������ar^Cor |,ttWty>������ <?mn^Jn  and make ar^ngeipon^a. for a demonstration  in your own home.      '  Rgjtii^r     n^a  "     Q^^l     H     Wm$ y^-tfr ff   mmm     _������___    ^SitHmW      mWm.^.    m^ ^^k     u������H  . (k     t-ri* ������tM������*wri W**i il ku������ HWM^r^ 4T-4 WW* t^M -i^krW  SERVICE ON ANVTMINO) OPCrUTED QV GA90LINK  $zu4t wonn.  The C. P. B. sawmill at Yahk  closed for the season on December  xona. ine piaiiers, However, are  still running.  *  At a tag day early in Decemher  at Kaslo $41 was raised for the  Red .Cross work.  The voters.' list to he used at  Ferule's municipal election next  months shows 890 names.  Rev. V. 'H. MacNeill, Baptist  pastor at Cranbrook, has received  a call to Edmonton, and is leaving next month.  ** /  At Armstrong, the Legion and  "Women's Institute combined in  pending out hampers to the needy  at Christmas time.  Association wiii- next year spehd  $85^0t)0 "erecting a p^e cooler and  cold storage plant.  Times still continue to improve  at Rossland. The dining room at  the Allan Hotel has joist been reopened for business.  Kaslo council had hut one bidder for the rent of .the town-owned  skating rink this winter.   $46 was  offered and accepted.  Eighteen business firms in Bonners Ferry combined to issue a  community calendar which presents scenes in and around that  town.  Approximately 1000 tons of the  1928 Okanagan onion crop is unsold. The present price is $75  a ton and owners are in no hurry:  to sell.  John and Rose Burns are applying for a license to take and  use 100,000 gallons a day out of  Ainsworth hot springs for mineral  trading and bathing purposes.  As soon as Boundary county  provides its share of the cost of  completing the hard surface road  from Copeland to Porthili, tenders  for the work will be called by the  state highway department.  Employees of the Consolidated  Mining & Smelting Company at  Trail, Rossland and Kimberley  wero each remembered at Christ"  mas. Married men got a turkey,  and bachelors a store order for  $3.  Only half a dozen residents of.  New Denver were opposed to in  corporation at the reoent poll, and,  conHtitntion as a village is expected!  early in 1929.  Community organizations and  others interested ar<> pressing for  the erection of n oovered skating-  rink at Kimberley. It is estimated;  to oost $16,000. I  Banners Ferry sportsmen are'  asking for a deer season from,  Ootoher 15 to November 16. At  present the open season obtains  throughout November only.       .     j  0!'������?<������nwood w nokii������K the ir>rovsn-'  hial puhlio works department td  keep the ootoijtry roads in that  district clear of snow this winter!  to facilitate auto travol. ;  Moyio   lias   organised   an   Im.  provement Tjoague nnd   in  nlreadjr  demanding    road     improvements^  Tho olairrt ic made that 200 luster, a  day pass through that town in the  tourist ftKaRou. ~.  "CVVERYONE can haVe one tire-  -'Ls' less employee and none other  will ever be able to do so much for  you.  A Saving^'Account regul^ly and  faithfully paid will bring-- financial  independence and all tliat goes with it:  Take stock of your income now, at  "tlse turn of tne vear'.'an^! -resolve to  pay your Savings rAccoihWas regularly as you pay the rent1/  snri %.' __,  ifj^W    rn/bm  OP OkMADA      *  ffttol  Thrift  consists in spending- less than  you earn'.  If by careful economy you can  save money* you- have taken a  long step toward contentment*  We pay interest on Savings bal������  ances' and  shall   welcome your  account.  &&  33IAN BANK  meat Merchants ������������������  ���������    MiLwwiiwiiwrw 11 m\ 1���������1 ��������� *mm**m**************m****ssmss^*i,M iwiim.mmA*******m^**^****������**mmmm*Sm^^ |  ���������TRY OUR  SHAMROCK PORK SAUSAGE  An economical dish, e;isy to serve.  Shamrock Brand HAM, BACON and LARD  GLENDALE CREAMERY BUTTER  Government graded, highest quality.  FRESH nd CURED FISH  all varieties.  Choicest BEEt. PORK, MUTTON, VEAL, LAMB  BhRNS'IDEAL POULTRY FOOD  increases egg protinctaou and pi*o'ducies better priult"(-y.    Buy the Siest.  Til     I   III      III IIIMI I II��������� 11     ' '   I TMMWIIIII III! I Ill I   By the Sack, Ton  j^SE^a   gs^a IS ^^Sm\\_ ^SSSL_\  /**\^a^'  m___M   Wl     WW \\W ��������� mft __*^m   _\   __  Maple Leaf and Robin Hood Flour  ISraiTg Shorts j Barley Chop? drwfihed Ofits  Chopped Oats, Wheat  Timothy, Alfalfa, Prairie Hay  We carry complete stocks.  In Flour, Feed, Fuel it will pay fco get our  prices before buying elsewhere.  ii  j^H^HL^^^B^iS ^^^^ ^^^f^AH������ W^L^^^JBLm XmmmWPl...'. ��������� L^Si^^ ^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^.J^H  ��������� (WI ___ __\    _W ' ,_,   \S\    ,JS!S   m_W^__\     HHT^^      MJ*TJ?y!gi Wmm% __ta^j__  _ jg gj ^*_t������ ^Sgpr   _   _\  %mAmt% m^u,    IS      mm it.  IKEVTEW,  1-r J. liljkj JL  V-������ J-"* .  "1  ENDURANCE  Children, and adults stead-" ������  ily increase, in vigor and en- g  durance on health-giving 1  It is invigorating cod-liver oil  that tastes good and builds up  body and strength effectively.  Always use Scott's Emulsion!  2S-6S  Scott ���������& Bowne, Toronto, Ont  mmo  Beneath His Status  Bricklayer's     Laborer     Chose     Un-  employment Rather Than Wield  juAuir.Jia  RLD HAPPENINGS  BRIEFLY TOLD  The symphonic band of the Royal  Belgian Guards, numbering SO musicians, will tour Canada in April.  Tlie United States would probably  participate in a. conference to study  the German reparations situation If  a. suitable invitation were received.  Charged with plotting against  President    Musiapha    Kernel;,   eleven  persons, including four -women, were  arrested, in St'amboul.  Christmas greetings to Hudson Bay  ships frozen in the ice of the Arctic  were extended frona. the capital by  the" radio hranch of "the department  .of marine.  Said to be Great Britain's largest  y playhouse, the theatre soon to be  ferecied on the site of the Pavilion.  Whiiechapel road, Ixmdon, will have  Bccommodation. for 5,200 people,  . The United States has consented to  ������he request of European powers that  they be permitted, to select American  experts to serve on. the commission  which is about- to revise the Dawes  reparations plans.  '-���������   Kon. Lewis    Smith,    ������Tew    Brunswick, minister    of    agriculture,    has _  sent a box. of fE^ew-Brunswlek apples|  to each member of the Empire Par- \  liattieiat&ry Association from f.Britain  and Newfoundland, who toured Canada this year.  f The old custom, prevalent in tire  ysouth, of celebrating Christmas as  well _as the .fourth of July with fireworks, cost the lives .of .four children  at Hazard, Kentucky,, when a firecracker, tossed la fun, landed in a  can of blasting powder.  The extreme Communist - organ  Volksville says that It had been  learned from Moscow, that Joseph  Stalin had allowed Leon Trotsky to  go to a health resort in. South Russia to recover from malaria, from  which he had been suffering for some  time.  The Unemployment Insurance  Umpire of the British Ministry of  Labor, has just struck a blow at the  dignity of a bricklayers' laborer who  refused to sweep a yard because he  considered that it was beneath hia  status.  If the foreman wanted him to do  general laborer's work, he said, hs>  would have to give him atrt hour's  notice terminating his engagement  as a bricklayers" laborer and reengage him a3 a general laborer.  The foreman told the man either  to do the work or clear put. He  cleared.  Then he made application for the  dole. The Employment Exchange  refused his application, but he appealed to the Court of Referees and  they sanctioned it. The Chief Insurance Officer, however, appealed to  the Umpire, who has just decided  against the man.  "If a laborer chooses to throw himself out of employment," .he says, tn  delivering his decision, "because he  considers his status would be impaired by sweeping a yard, he must  not expect to be compensated for his  loss of employment out of the "Unemployment Insurance Fund."  Sick Stomach Teaches  Her a Goad Lesson  Miss Jeanne Ginsberg, Bronx, H. Y^,  "Writea: 'I had become accustomed to  arising each day with a heaw Head,  dizzy and a bad taste in my mouth. My  SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON  JANUARY ������  OUI& HSiAyETjJXj'S'  FATHER  Golden Text: "Like   as   a   father  VUUUtCUt      ,    BtS  that    fear  %J-%sJLM^ T *****  Him."���������  taking your purely vegetable laxative.8"  CARTER'S LITTLE LIVER PILLS  AU druggists���������25c and 75c red Dk������a,  pitieth    them  Psalm 103.13.  xLesson: Exodus 34.4-7; Psalm 103.  1-5; 10-14; Isaiah 40.27-31; Matthew 6.  24-34: John 3.3-6; 4.20-24; 8 46-47;  Romans 2.2-11;   8.14-17;   1   John.   4.  Devotional Heading: John 3.3-6; 4.  20-24.  ������1111'  [.  Cigarette Papers  Si-arae Doubter 5cok - - SM,JM *  ��������� ������������������������"��������� ,   I  Finest You Can Buy' ^$3  AVOID IMITATIONS -^  ATENTS  A List Of ~ Wanted inventions" ana p-mj-  Intormatton   Sent  Free  On   Request.  Tha DfiMPKW _j4       B������p������.      273S������^!\3T.  !!!^s5R������������ani   toll.       tg7      OTTAWA,.Ort������.  Barclays No Rival  . ?,    ****������<���������>    et  \JI  Vionaulaii  Banks  Will    Not    Compete With    Existing  Conditions Is View In London  The decision to establish a branch  of Barclays Bank, Ltd., in Canada is  sinfgled out by financiilt cornmeonta-  tors. The London Financial Times  says it gathers that Barclays Bank  does not intend to extend its. operations throughout the; Dominion in  competition with -existing institutions, but that the future activities  of the Canadian branch will depend  on developments. The newspaper  draws attention, to two interesting  points, first, how far the new bank  will succeed in penetrating the exist-  ��������� ������-������������������������������������������      ������. ing system, and, second, its relations  NeWSOaper UE2iGIl 11 to the New York call market:    The  *'Financial Times expre'sses the opinion that if Barclays Bank fall into  ] the practice whereby Canadian banks  1 lend surplus funds in Wall Street, it  tviU mean the establishment of a new,  direct, connection between London  and New York, thus in part forging  a new and valuable link in the chain  of Empire banking. The proposal, i\.  is conceded,''* contains possibilities  likely to lead to interesting developments.  n  The Proven Asthma Remedy. Since  asthma existed there has been no[  lack of much heralded remedies, but|  they have proved short-lived and  worthless. The ever-growing reputation of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma  Remedy has given it a place in the  field of medicine which no other can  approach. It has never been pushed  by sensational methods, but has simply gone on effecting relief and making now converts.  An Unnecessary Expense  "Brother Jones," said the deacon,  can't you-all donate some small contribution to de fund for fencing in the  cullud cemetery."  "I dunno as I can," replied Brother Jones. "I don't sec no use in a  fence around a cemetery. You see  dom what's in there can't get out,  nnd. dem what's out sho' doan wanta  get  in."  Explanations and Coanments  t  Serve God Only, verse 24.���������You  cannot serve, be the slave, of both  God ajnd mammon. The word mammon conies from af Syriac word  meaning that in which one puts his  trust, and because so many put .their  trust in riches, the word has come to  personify riches. You ceunnot put your  trust in God and also in riches. It, is  not a sin to have riches, but it is  a sin to?put your .trust in riches.  You cannot serve God and mammon;  there is room in your heart.for loyalty to one only, "How do you know  there is but one God ?" a fathfer asked his son, to test him. "Suppose after all, we should be mistaken, and  it should turn out that there are a  great many gods?" "Why, father,"  the boy replied, "where would you  put them? There's room for only  One."''"' P--y ���������"���������[. f ->, f  Trust God, verses 25-34���������-Five  times in ten verses Jesus says, "Be  not anxious. - Therefore I say unto  you, *Be not anxious for your life.'"  The Authorized Version' reads; "Take  no thought for your life, because at  the time ;that translation was made  the words included the idea of anxiety, and meant take no anxious  thought. Moffatt's translation of the  rest of the verse reads: "t>o not trouble about what you are to eat in life,  nor about what you are to  put on  Users Will  Welcome  Now  SuVentiosi  pEniEfTSn - ANAEMIA  your body; surely life means .more  than food, surely the body means  more than clothes.  Then Jesus gives us a lesson from  thebirdsMt is not idleness nor want  of forethought which Jesus commends to our thought in the life of  the wild  birds;   it is  their freedom.  Are you not bf greater value than  the birds'? One evening Luther*  ���������watched a bird as it sat pes  Device To Eliminate Static Said To  Work Perfectly  If the report that a convict, in the-  state prison of Nebraska has invented  a device  for" the  elimination   of  static from radio proves true, then a  great/ j-revolutoih: is s asstir^d   ih  the  radio    world,  .'as.   ii,/ contemporary"  points out: ffeverybody who has had:  anything to do with radio knows they  intense  irritation  that is caused by  the sudden substitution of a series of  crackling noises,, very much like" a-  bunch of Chinese crackers going c������?  tc^eth"?r,y|to%ther song^c-r the-speech,  or -:whatever;-f is* doming-" through* the^  air at the moment. Experts have never been able to determine preciselyr  how this- disturbance is caused, nor  have they' ever been able to do anything towards its elimination. It has-  been theuQne:vbig blot on the enjoyment of th^ radio "enthusiast, and it  has probably caused ;more outbursts-  of bad temper than anyother single-  factor since radio was invented.  The name.pf ytheA;eqnyictyto whom.  is credited this'highly" important discovery is Louis Clernt. The prison  warden is backing him to secure patents^ f The devicefis repprted to be  small, fits into, the radio, has been  tried out on five different makes, has  operated perfectly in destroying  static in each case, and can be  <mahufacil*ure^ cost ot  one dollar. ,   As there aremillions of  ������   ^     4m-    T^ *** *^ J50*-vwi.^->* "-i _*~  radios inuse on the i������"orth American  limb of  a  tree,   and  then  he  said:i .       -      ������������������_...������������������.-..-..   -     .        .,, *.  Often Leads To the Most Serious  Consequences  In no disorder is delay or neglect  more' dangerous    than    in   anaemia.  Usually the^first noticeable _signs are  d     ^   shadow of the Almighty.' "  pale lips.and cheeks, dark rims under! _   ���������. ______L_^    5    * .  "This little bird has had its supper,  and is how getting ready to go to  sleep here, quite secure and content,  never troubling itself what its food  will be, pv -where its loggings oh the  morrow.     Like David, it 'abides un-  Sleep  Could Not  Heart Would Start  Pumping and Pounding  Mra. Fred.    P.    Averill,    130-12t.h  Ave.. Calgary, Alta.. writes:���������"I wag  bothered  so much  with my heart  I  could not Blu-op. I would waken up in  the night screaming,  and my heart  would start pumping and pounding.  A neighbor lady told mo to try  Chic  Simplicity  You'll like tho chic simplicity of  Style No. 261 in front and back panel  effect, which gives trim slender lines,  so much desired in dress for all-  occanion wear. The separate side  sections, kilted to give graceful flare  to hem, are also stitched part way to  secure flat hlplino. The becoming  neckline is comfortable and youthful.  Stylo No. 261, designed in sizes 16,  18, 20 years, 36, 38, 40 and 42 inches  bust, will be found extremely easy to  make. Black lustrous crepe satin,  Normandy green flat sUk crcpo, blue-  violet crepe, Elizabeth, navy blue  wool crepe, black sheer velvet, printed rayon velvet, patterned wool jersey, plain Jersey in Autumn-leai  brown shade with brown velvet trimming, and sheer tweed In biege and  brown coloring, are. fashionable combinations. Pattern price 25 cents in  stamps or coin (coin is preferred).  Wrap coin carefully.  Kow To Order Patterns  the eyes and a feeling of weariness.  Then follow headaches, backaches,  palpitation and breathlessness. The  only way that anaemia can be over^  come is to enrich the blood, and it is  because of their wonderful blood-  enriching and blood-making proper--*  ties that Dr. Williams' Pink Pills  have won such great success in the  treatment of this often most stubborn disease.  Thousands of young girls who were  in an anaemic condition owe their  present good health to Dr. Williams'  Pink Pills. One of these, Miss Katie  McEachern, Port Hood, N.S., says:������������������  T praise the day I began the use of  Dr. Williams' Pink Pills. I had not  been feeling well for some time. I  was very pale, had severe headaches,  dizzy spells, and occasional faints  ing spells. The least exertion would!  leave me tired and breathless. In  this condition I began taking Dr.  Williams' Pink Pills. I continued  their use until I had taken six boxes,  by which time I was again enjoying  good health. I hope my experience  will lead other sufferers to give this  medicine a fair trial."  If you are at all run-down, or  weak, you should begin at once to  take Dr. Williams' Pink Pills and you  will soon be well and strong. These  pills are sold by all medicine dealers  or will be sent by mail at 50 cents a  box by The Dr. Williams' Medicine  Co., Brockville, Ont.  Commercial Feeding Staffs  Hundreds    Of,   Brands    Of    "Feeding  Stuffs On the Market  Feeders, of live stock and.poultry  accustomed to raising their own feed  will be astonished to learn that there  are hundreds of brands of commercial feeding stuffs   on   the   market.  Indeed, it is reported   by   the   Seed  Commissioner,   at  Ottawa,   that  for  the registration year ending. September 30th, 848 brands of commercial  feeding stuffs were registered by 226  manufacturers.       The    Province    of  Ontario stands    highest    both   with  number of manufacturers and number of brands registered, there being  no less than 453 varieties    of    feed  made by 95 manufacturers.     British  Columbia follows with    174    brands  made by 44 manufacturers.  These feeding stuffs are very carefully analysed and are given registration only when they,measure up  to the requirements of the Feeding  Stuffs Act.  continent, and as each one will want  a static eliminator, af fortune is in  sight for the; inventor. It is also  within^ the range of possibility that  his sentence^ may* be shortened f in  recognition of his services _ to*  hunianity^--^.egina Daily Post.;������ y.  Fojp Rheumatic Palnr^-The pains  and aches of Sciatica and Rheumatism should be treated; with Dr.  Thomas' Eclectric Oil. The soothing  and healing properties of this famous  remedy have been demonstrated for  fifty years. Use it also for inflammatory pains, cuts, scratches, bruises  and sprains, either, in human beings  or the lower animals.  How Did He Know  An Irishman said  to a friend  as  tliey were about to go into the din-  ing  room.    "If  you  can guess  the  number of eggs I'm going to have  for dinner, you can have them both."  "Two," said tho othor.  "Take 'em,"    said    tlie   Irishman,  "and curse tho man that told yo."  Gift Will Be Appreciated  British Hospitals Receive ������50,000 For  Purchase Of Radutm  The urgent need   of    the    London  hospitals for radium has produced a  muhificient  gift,   Sir  Otto  Beit has  placed at the disposal of King Edward Hospital Fund a sum of ������50,-  000 to be spent in the purchase of  radium    for    distribution    on    loan  among those institutions wh4ch  can  malce the best use of it.    The present cost of radium 13 aUout ������12,500  a gramme.   The   Radium   Institute,  which holds the largest slock in tha  country, has    only    five    grammes.  From   such   figures   the   beneflcient  value of Sir Otto Beit's gift may bo  judged.  Whether the corn bo of old or new  growth, it must yield to Holloway's  Corn Remover,  Tho very first evldonce of a feast  having been laid in honor of the 'birth  of Christ was in Egypt, about the-,  year 200.  no I started taking them and I can  truthfully say i am a different woman, AltogeU-mr I only took two  booc^H."  Price &0c a box at all druggists  nnd dealers, or mailed direct on receipt Of price by Tlio 'A'. M'ilburu Co,,  UA.t Toronto, Ont.  Adctreaa*. Winnipeg Newspaper Union*,  170 McDermot Ave., Winnipeg  w.  .n.   u.   ma  Pattern No..  *������������������ <A*%  ft ft **���������  A-B     Cj>1ZO    0 9 ������-������* |  I #*������ * ft  * * I  i  *T'A ft  *   ft  ft   AmA  A  p**  ft ft ������l tafto  * ft Am* ft  ������M* ft) **#  ft  ft ft 0 ,  t ft *m* ft'>,ft 4..4-41 4-������W-  Just lAlce That  Some tall policemen and a small  man wero chatting, whon one policeman oald to tho small man: "How do  you feel among a lot of big men?"  "Oh!" replied thc email man, "1  .feci Hlto a half-sovoroljjn among a  lot of coppers,"  '.'Choose you this day whom yo will  serve."���������<Toshua xxlv. 15.  But hoard are tho voices,-^  "Choose well, your choice is  Brief, and yet endless;  Hero eyes do regard you  In eternity's stlllnc33;  Hero Is all fulness,  Yo bravo, t-o reward you;  Work, nnd despair not."  ���������Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe.  You must choose whom you will  servo. You cannot serve God and  mammon; you cannot be a friend of  Christ and a friend of thc world at  the same time. Thc way is narrow  and rough, and thcro is no use saying  it is not; but depend upon it, there  can bo no saving religion without  aacriiico and selt'-deuiai.���������ICyle.  Magistrate (to prisoner at Tower  Bridge Police Court)���������Haven't yon  got any friends?  Prisoner���������No, Blr: I'm Irish.  British Malaya will place Its automobile taxes on a horsepower basis.  Prayers are  surer  of  being  ans-  worod when prayed with hard work.  Deer aro bo numerous in U.S. national forests In West tliat tliey aro  in danger of starvation.  Minard's Lin 1 ment Is good for colds.  'A'OWH   .������,������.������.������.������ ���������* ������������.k.mi mm . ������������������������.%...%.������. mm.% mmm mm  ASwayft    k*������Np>  SuAiitly.  Mlmurd'n     Liniment  P������.tlont:  "Doctor, I often feet HUfc  killing mywelf. What shall I do?"  Doctor; *'l#cavo It to me."*-  "Havo you read that a professor  has discovered how to make sugar  from wood ? "  " That Is nothing I My grocer cam  make uu������iu* w������iu t^.-."- II Trav������r%  Rome. /.  THE   KEYTEW,   'CRERTON\ . "B.    C,  4*fY      t^rnSP^t       ���������Vl-.MV  tt.15       V^J^OU  ena through the darkness.  The Breed crossed the outer edgt-  of light thrown from the doorwaj  and limped to the trail. Wherever  Connie went hev argus-eyed guardian  0S-  :  THE CRIMSON  WEST   '  ��������� BY -  ALEX. PHI  Published by Special Amtnrement  With Thomas Allen. Publisher.  Toronto. Ont.  CHAPTER X.���������Continued.  \V4m.-z-m ������>    =..  voice,    came  an impassioned    tenor  with surprising distinctness:  "I dreamed thou wert living, my darling, my darling,  X   dreamed   that   I   pressed   thee  once more to my breast.  Thy soft perfumed tresses and gentle caresses  Thrilled  me   and  stilled me   and  lulled me to rest."  Donald saw that Wainwright was  -deeply moved. His throat was working convulsively and he seemed" to  have difficulty in lighting his pipe.  ���������His shaking hands were cupped over  his pipe-bowl in an attempt to hide  his emotion. His face was pale and  tears brimmed his clear grey eyes.  ���������''Come on, John, let's 'it up a jig!"  -cried Andy as he capered to his feet.  To the lilt of the "Irish ^Washer-  ���������woman" the odd pair smacked the  floor wth- their feet, whirled in giddy  circles, and whooped like wild.men.  They linked arms and spun like a top  until John's mocassined" foot trod on  Andy's long coat and brought them  to the floor in. a heap.  |The comedy helpod WainwH^ht? to  regain his composure, and sent Connie into screams or happy laughter.  jf'T've hadyalmost wonderful cNk  ning, Andy," said Connie gratefully  as they were leaving^; "The most wonderful in my?iife,ss!she added sbftlyy  "By the way, Mr. Pettray," spoke  'M.v. Wainwright from the. doorway,  "how are you progressing? witlL?you*  studies?"  |f Not 'arf ba^,������r answered Andy." "I  "ave learned about -'the sepals,'-calyx,'  corolla, pistil,. filament anther pollen,  style and stigma/' As he rattled off  .these words :he jglanced afc Gillis and  Xkmglas. He had been longing for  this chance to air his newlyTacquired  knowledge. :' i.  ���������i"Fine," complimented WainWright  ���������smilingly. "You are having no difficulty, then?"  f-Andy wrinkled his brows.  T 'ave  found it a bit difficult," he began importantly; "just a bit you know, to  classify the flowers as to whether  they are oxillary, confulate, peduncular, polyandrous, ��������� gynandrous,  zygomorphic- "  "Holy mackrel!" rpared Gillis, as  he clapped his hands over his ears.  "Stop him,,, somebody!" ,;  Douglas caught Andy by tlie coat-  tail and dragged him from the door.  Connie's    cheerful    laughter   drifted  Pimple$ Itched and Burned, Cuticura Heals.  ���������' ���������������������������������.������ -i "���������  " l hnd a breaking out of pimples  on my face, neck, shouldem and  or ma. They itched and burned ho  badly that I had to scratch, causing  severe Irritation. My clothing og-  (rravated the eniptlons terribly, and  1 could not Bleep on account of the  irnritationi. My face wae. twJWy dia-  ligured. The trouble lasted about  four months. .,���������..-,  ���������*' I read an a������fvertlsemem for Cuti  turn Soap and Ointment and. ������tent  far a f������;e sample. A fie* uboul ihe  fifth application there waa S. marked  improvement ao I puicha������ed more,  nnd in four we*ka I waa healed.1"  (Signed) Miss Millie Dickout,  Brown's Brae, Ont., Sept. 1G, 1927.  Use Cuticura to clear your.mkln.  tttn.pl* KmIi Vnm hy MiUl. Adilrgr-i*- Oumttdttm  l>*l>������er. "llUnhivni*, lUI, Uontr������*I,'- |'r|e������, 8ofcf������  Wn. Qlnimtun. U ���������nd ������w. 'i'*lcu������n Ua. ���������  Cuticura. Sh*vloa Stleu 28c  ������.iiiiumiiiim wm mwwtmt.mmm.  .MM^WWWMMNWMM  W,    N.    V.    1760  In the construction of the railroad  to.Summit L������ako the speed and efficiency of the R. C..& Li. Co's organization excelled any past effort.  -   Ttie land-clearing outfit arrived in  the evening after Andy's party and  began work on that   portion   of   the  right-of-way that skirted    the    west  shore of the lake.-    Like a swath of  destruction, the ground became covered with the.litter and wreckage of  blasted rees���������noble   trees   that   had  stood for centuries like silent sentinels guarding the limpid    blue    lake  lapping gently at their feet.  For two days Connie had been no  nearer than the bluff. Seated astride  her horse, she now crazed in startled  awe on the nvasion of her loved val  ley. On the third day, drawn by a  horrible fascination, she ventured  timidly into the valley and watched  with wide eyes the advance of ttus  pygmy army, who, with such tiny  tools as the axe and saw, crashed to  earth mammoth frees that seemed as  enduring as the mountains on which  they stood.  The steam-shovel roared and  crashed in the distance as it ploughed  deep gashes in the green hillside, men  shouted, heavy wagons banged, ovei  he rough road, and fearful blaste  shook the air.- Through all this tumult the men worked in a frenzy of  haste.  A giant fir���������a veritable king of  the forest, towering in regal glory  high above its mates���������stood near the  water's edge. Around , the massive  bole of this tree Connie had played  since her. earliest recollection. She  had endowed this half-god with a living personality, to whom she had  confided all her childish fancies and  aspirations. The corrugated bark  bore - numerous. bits o-f nursery  rhymes, and her name was etched  deeo -withf-!a.'-sharp knife ih several  places. ..- With a lump in her throat  she saw the J"faUers" move to the  foot pf this great? freejanci gaze aloft  .with appraising eyes. Then sinewy  arms sent shining axes- through the  thick?;bark ?!to.f'i&rm:?,liM, f"scarf/  which to Connie appearced as a gaping ywhite. wound pn the f dark grey  tnink.-";'*-'.i      a'PZ fyyy -.- yy; f  As the cross-cut saw with its rasping, clang ate- ita way slowlyythrough  the  tough--fibre  of the great  titan.  Connie made  inarticulate sounds hi  her throat and for a .moment covered her eyesy As-the wedge was applied, a great shudder passed through  the tree.     The tower of dark branches at the top riodded as   if   ih   fond  farewell.      There was a pause, then  with a rending and tearing crash it  fell to earth with a thunder of sound  that filled the valley with a wild tumult of   echoes.       A   whistle   blew  shrilly, and the men picked up theii  coats and walked toward their camp.  For a short   space   Connie   stood  motionless.   Then,  with  a  last  Idng  look at the fallen monarch, she sighed deeply and turned to the trail.  ?:, That night at dusk she came again.  Donald came upon her as she crouched, a forlorn figure, by the prostrate  tree. Pointing  to her  fallen friend,  whoso top, was .torn and splintered,  she told Donald in halting sentences  oi tho day's disaster.    As he noted  the grave face and trembling lips, ho  wondered at the depth of feeling in  one so young.,    .His soft words, of  sympathy brought unseen  tears  to  her eyes, and she dared not trust her  voice in answer.  ; Hd spoke ;,to   her  cheerily on other subjects, but could  not shake her minlancholy mood.  Even the night calm was ravaged  by the thunder of blasts. A Lurid wall  of ilamo shot high In tho air as a  rocky portion of tho shoreline was  rent asunder, and huge boulders  plunged into tlio. calm lake, sending  up pyramids of water to break* In  noisy waves on tho shore.  Donald enjoyed tho unusual experience of witnessing tho construction  of a railroad, but ho understood now  why tho old trappor had wagged hlo  grey, head sadly when ho heard tho  clamour of striving irion nnd machijv  cry creeping up from the south.  Tho night work had censed, kind  a welcome silence acttled over tlio  chattered fforcat. Lambent otero  sparkled and twinkled In the high,  ciuiu- nir, wilh cuSomlm Ihut cluiuytsd  from orange to bluo and back agaLn.  The eastern sky brightened, the glew  gradually spread through the heavens, then the moon*came slowly over  the towering snow-peaks, flooding the  valley with lighti The fallen tree  took on a ghost-like appearance in  the moon's radiance.    -  Then an uncanny thing happened  "Suddenly from, a clear sky, without  a moment's warning, a dark and  oxdlnous cloud obscured the moon's  light. Connie came quickly to her feet  and gazed with startled eyes at thi&  strange phenomenon. The'air took  on a sudden  chill. A quick,  strong  -missia Responsible -  y     *  For Chinese  Revolt  mm..! mm ml       ���������... ��������� *���������       ..������,       t- V. 4.      *U������M  W UtU      OW KmJJ'm      W������J>      l*uv>     uaj...  swaying    tree-tops    there    came    a  moaning like a wailing requiem, for  the dead���������so much like the human  voice that Donald shivered.  ��������� To Donald the darkening moon and  the sighing trees were a coincidence,  but to this child of nature, who had  been reared in loneliness where rivers roared and    mountains    loomed,  and who understood so intimately the  wild things" of the forest, it waa a  manifestation of sorrow by the God  of Nature.  *��������� With her breast heaving  tumultuously, she leaned against the  mammoth tree and pressed her cheek  tb its rough bark.    "I'm sorry: x"m  sorry I" she whispered brokenly.  ,  As if ia answer to her words of  compassion,  the veil suddenly lifted  from the moon and the wind ceased.  Donald     shook     himself,      "Rather  weird," he said, with a quick, nervous  laugh. He turned to find that he was  alone.  Events moved swiftly that week.  King's report    was    favorable    to  Donald's plan, and word came that  electrical, equipment for the Summit  Mill had been ordered.  At Donald's invitation Connie came  to the station to witness the arrival  of -the first train. As the awesome  black monster, .with whistle screaming and bell clanging, roared through  the rock cut at the south end of the  lake and bore down upon them, Con-  :nis^ gasped in wonder. As the train  came to a hissing stop she shrank  against the walls of the building, a  startled look in .her eyes. She flushed  at the-men's'hearty laughter.  The train was loaded with working-men. who with their bundles of  blankets overflowed the   small   platform. A kitchen-car and a sleeping-  car ^wereyShuhted io^he? side-track  ywhich would beitheirffEpme untilpth&  erection of the big dihing-hall.  'P. Donald was given- charge of. coh-  '.striietihg.'the',dam,'' Giillis'started :the"  lumbering operations, while Douglas  moved to the Cheakainus Mill. Andy  Was to be boss of the kitchen staff,  and was kept busy  overseeing  the  jWork of interior construction. ,"'.  A.portable mill was fast at work  turning out timbers for the big plant,  and . carpenters and mill wrights  worked night and day. An American  expert came with the machinery to  Superintend the installation.  With the new task set him. ;there  descended on Donald a deep sense of  'responsibility. Unlike the others he  worked no regular, hours. A feeling  of gratitude toward Robert Rennie  for the confidence displayed in him  kept him at top speed; his energy  and resource seemed inexhaustible.  From the time his alarm clock���������that  harsh, brutal little destroyer of sleep  ���������shrilled its call at daylight until  darkness filled the valley, he stuck  to his task.  One week earlier than the time  allotted ho reported the dam as finished.  Robert Rennie came with Renwick  and King for a short trip of inspection, and as he was leaving he spoke  a kindly word tn commendation ot  Donald's work.        '  The Summit Mill was to be modern  in every respect, Tjhted with electricity and provided with modern  plumbing'and hot shower-baths. Tho  white steel beds of the dormitory  wero clothed in clean white sheets  and pjjflow cases. There was no an-  iulog-y' hi Uxlu perfection to tho ordinary logging-camp.  (To Bo Continued.)  Soviet Agents Built Foundation Says  Governor Of Seng Song-  Addressing* the Canadian Club at  Vancouver, Sir Cecil Clementi, governor of Hong Kong, described . the  recent revolution in China, the foundation of which ho said, had been  built by Russian Soviet agents." It  was Russian inspiration which set  the Chinese - about driving -' Ssiiish  from their soil. British prestige once  lost had been revived and ityhas now  been officially announced that China  desired to see British trade prosper i  f ^t ���������  Checked without  **''.osissg.9>Rub on  *Jf 4mm      gTfc 4&S*   Bg������.    * ������~.  ?0VEfr,2l ,''A\'.I l_Lil &Nf i) Aft SitlSED VE������R������i?&  Abbreviated Language  In that country, he said.  Sir Cecil spoke of the need of understanding the Chinese if British  merchants and   diplomats   were   to  ati/ijtoofl   ivr*   VtVyj*   *^n>������   Aoaf  Becipes For This Week  ������By Betty BarclsyS .  POtATO STUFFING FOR ROAST  GOOSE  2 cu^s h'-'t jm^^h^d '^otatoe^  X teaspoon grated onion.  Ya cup chopped walnut meats.  ;i teaspoon" grated onion.  Paprika.  1 teaspoon salt. x  Yi, cup evaporated milk.  1 tablespoon butter.  Yolks 2 eggs/  * -  1 teaspoon of poultry seasoning.  Mix the  ingredients in  the  order  given and handle as any stuffing.  SCAIXOPJ3D    POTATOES  GRATOT  AU  Into .a w-ell-buttered   baking   dish  put a layer of thinly sliced potatoes,  salt, pepper and a thin scattering of  finely   cut  cheese   and  one-haft  the  thih white sauce (i tablespoon flour,  1 tablespoon butter, to 1 cup milk).  Repeat    and    cover    with    buttered  crumbs.      Bake in    moderate : oven  about an hour, until the white sauce  bubbles through and the potatoes are  well done ahd/f-b.rownedf^n  cheese Is omitted, add small pieces of  butter to each layer of potatoes.   In  order to save time of making cream  sauce, a small amouht of dry flou?  can be sprinkled over layers of potato,  and; milk  added to  cover  the  potatoes^lyV  Transforming English  Into   a   Language Of Sliorfc Words  *  Is.it true -that*. tiie , English    language Is about   to   transform"' itself  Into a language full of short words,  spoken with a rapid, 'sytaccato utterance? That is the    dismal   prospect  suggested, by Professor Otto Jesper-  sen  in  his lecture  delivered  to   the  British Academy; and no doubt there  is     much evidence  in  favor of the  conclusion.       A  language  that  has  dispensed   with inflection  is  on  the  way to    "monosyllableism"���������a   word  I which, by the way, goes comfortably  far to correct the tendency which it  names.     Then there is also the subtle  Influence  of  slaiig, which   tends  always to invent some  short, sharp  substitute for any ward that places  the lea^t strain on the tongue;  and  popular custom inevitably adapts itself to the line of least"   resistance.  Then, again, there is the influence of  the American   vernacular, which    is  becoming more and mcyre potent in  this country, thanks to it's vivid, picturesque and humorous quality, which  so- easily disarms resentment of its  vulgarity. It is easy to believe, with  Professor Otto   Jespsrsen,    that  the  tendency"   to     monosyllableism      is  stronger ia English than in any other  language. Anyone   who    dabbles    in  verse-making is painfully  aware  of  the difficulty of avoiding those strings  of monosyllables which are so fatal  to rhythm and   cadenbe.      And   yet  there may be hope.      For, whatever  may be the syllabic degeneration of  their language; the    English * people  retain their simple .affection for long-  words.  When vho other utterance  of  Mr. Churchill's is    remembered,    his  phrase about    "terminological    inexactitudes", will    be .cherished    with  affection!.    _ And, after all, whatever  ihay be said against monosyllableism,  it can be   no   bad   thing   that   the  hsibifr of using simple -words for simple things    should    b&    encouraged.  There  is much  virtue   in   calling   a  spade a spade, instead of an agricultural implement.���������London Post.-  Visible Opera For Radio  "Visible as well as audible opera i&  a possibility of the not very distant  future for your radio set.. The sci-  enee of television has taken enor-f  mous strides during the past year.  The broadcast of a complete grand  opera by sound and by television is  a.goal toward which some of the best  minds in the business are working  today. " - '  Russia Wants-Automobile Plant  The Soyiiet Government is negotiating vsriai; Heniy Ford for construction of an automobile factory tn  Russia, it announced officially. The  factory would have a capacity bf  100,000 cars per year, it was said.  The officials said another company  had made a similar proposal to the  government.  Lucky To Bo In CaiUMia  Tho Finnish editor of Sudbury who  has boon arrested on a charge of seditious Ubel, baaed on references in  hia publication to the illness of King  George, can thank his lucky star hc>  Is In tlio jurisdiction of a British  court. Thoro aro countries whore  for less than he has been guilty ol ho  \vould bo taken out and summarily  shot.  AUK.jJ'fcii'iU.UC-U     lly(4.V������U.l������������     puWfcMt*     Mil    AAJtm    S/4,  things thoy never wanted to know.  YOU'LL FIND A  hundred vital,  saving uses for Para-  Sani Heavy Waxed  Paper in your home.  Comes in handy,  sanitary, knlfc-cdged  package. For less exacting uses: "Centre  Pull" Waxed Tissue  (Hat sheet-s). At  grocers, druggists,  stationers.  -m,p.l~m~t,$,.,,m ���������  ������������������������������������������*Jliiwi..ii,.. UMtTtD mi ���������nimiBir  HAMJtTOM  ONTARIO  4^mmmAJ^itmaimm0m  m*AA*mmm**mmM*  .fi.  Wesfrm Httt*r������sef.lt.lhita:  HUNTER-MARTIN'&' CO.������'REGINA, SASSC, THJfl CBESTOXT &EVIB w  \**-  a* "a  &aOcai  "a r**s  personal  Fob Sajlb���������Oak buffet.  Johnson. Creston.  Miss Alma  School opens for the winter term on  Monday morning.  Bison Lidgate of Nelson whs renewing acquaintances the latter part of  the week.  Mrs. Scahaeffor (nee Miss M. Benny)  is a visitor at Kaslo this week.  Birth���������On December SI. to M*.  and Mes. W. B. Martin,  a daughter.  The village books were closed on  Monday night showing $445 of taxes  unpaid.  Foe. Sale���������Eaton jumper, $15.0U;  buggy, .WU both in good condition.  W. v. Jackson, Creston.  ���������     ������ .II.LILII.I1MI1JI..III.I1I  I    l.uitir.ii    ���������mm    ���������  i-e  1  The four garages in Creston .district������������������J  Premier Garage, Kootenay Garage  and Creston Motors, Creston; and  Erickson Battery Service Station,  Erickson; have entered into an agreement commencing J anuary 1, 1929,  as follows:  Al! sales wiii be placed  on a CASH basis, with  the following exceptions^  1st���������Automobile Sales.  2nd���������Overhaul Jobs���������which will be taken care of  as follows: Up to and including ^5.00, Cash;  over that amount the customer must give the  dealer a promissory note and security. Terms  on outstanding balance will be arranged  between interested parties.  3rd���������Government accounts, ���������''"'"���������  PREMIER GARAGE., Creston  Der A. L. PALMER.  The KOOTENAY GARAGE, Creston  per GEO. BIERRISON.  CRESTON MOTORS, Creston  ?   per jj������ ������. xxjyiaa.ur������o.        ..sr-  ERICKSON BATTERY SERVICE STATION  Erickson, per RAY QRI$1,ER.  The*Garages are bonded to keep this agreement  so please  do not ask them to violate same.  ���������a  Creston    and   Valley   a  Happy   and   Prosperous  New   Year.  Miss Eileen Hendy left on Sunday  for Cranbrook,   where she is visiting  ������v*wju  Kivuun.  Mrs. Chas. Murrell and boo. George,  were Nelson visitors a few days at the  end ot the week.  Miss Lillian Cherrington left on  Saturday for a few days' visit with  ���������mends In Nelson.   .  Road superintendent A. E. Da vies  returned at the end of the week from  a business visit to Nelson.  -���������.-���������Mrs. Bert Whisnetep and daughter  of Nelson, are visitors this week with  Mr. and Mrs. A. I* Palme**.  G. J. Baylea of North port, Wash.*  is combining business with pleasure  on ������ visit to Oreston this week.  5    Mrs. J* W. Pendry and  tWo   children  have gone to California,   where  .they will spend the  winter months.  :.     Mrs. C Mcpherson Was returned  to  [Kaslo after spend ing the  past month  with her parents, Mr.  and Mrs. Qeo,  Nichol.  Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Armstrong. Rnd  OhnB., jr., returned on Monday-from .a',  two weeks1 holiday visit with ,Kelson  friends.  Oreston   Board   of   Trade   has   its  next.    Major Mallandaine is the retiring president.' *  Robert Byrne, a. former resident of  Creston, but now of Picture Butte.  Alberta, is renewing acquaintances in  town thia week.  Mrs, Linn and daughter. Evelyn,  left on Thursday for. Lethbridge,  Alberta, where they will reside for  the present, at least.  4- \'  The. weather still continues, mild for  January. In. fact nothing, more  severe than 4--above zero has been  encountered this-winter.  During his recent visit here R. M.  Reid disposed of his residence at the  corner of Fourth. Street and 'McLeod  Avenue to Jas. Downes.  Creston andr District Women's Institute meet in annual session on  Friday afternoon, January Ilth. Mrs*.  R. Stevens is  the retiring   president.  Mrs. Jas.' Maxwell was a weekend  visitor with relatives at Cranbrook,  and on ber retam is accompanied by  Mrs. Dens&il Maxwell and  young son,  Fok Sax.k-- or ;^ti������B---Two" pigs; 6  months o!d for will? fcrnds for: calves.  Also quantity. of cockerels, 23 cents  pound   live   weighti.. . Mrs.  A. Gross,  Canyon.   - ' p   P.       -���������     .-' '-'  Horses   Fob.   Saxe���������Good   saddle  pony,  well   broken- and  gentle;   also  team of heavy  horses,   8-years-old,  i suitable   for  logging.     22. Nouguier.  Canyon. '������������������ :_:  Creston and Districts, Women's Institute announce a Calendar Tea on  Saturday, January 5th. 3 to 5 p.m., in  Trinity Church  basement.      All   ine  welcome., ���������?���������..���������'...'���������.  A>^->r*,mmtr%mt m%%a  rr*illltllf^?^  *TTjfSWS������tn.?S^i^^Xn'!iiS  The new auto license plates- arrived  last week, and before the old year was  ont 22 of them had been disposed of.  T. W. Bnndy of Erickson got the first  for 1020.'"-' '���������   ; ; ��������� " *' ' ���������"���������'  Vic. Paulson of the Kootenay  Garage, Cranbrook, was a business  visitor at the first of tbe week, taking  a -hand with stocktaking nt the Creston branch.  C. Hollm. with ticket 17. was the  holder, off the winning pasteboard on  the-turkey awarded -in the drawing  contest , at ..the (Jrand theatre -on.  Saturday night.  ,For 1028 285 auto license plates wore  issued from tho Creston provincial  police office, as compared with about  250 for 1027. For 1020 a stoek of 800  haa been laid in.  The Presbyterian Church is the first  to instull electric light. About eight  350 watt lights are used and illuminate  the edifice in line style. It was used  for the first time on Sunday.  Thn \ alley pnyulation just held its  own according to the December vital  statistics. There wero three births,  throe deaths und two marriages. Of  the new arrivals two were fill la.  RAjnmTH Fok Hamb���������Flno pedigrnod  Chinchillas from both Engliuh and  American strains. Also White Flem-  lah Giants from prizewtnnlng Htock.  Prices right.    Carl Wigen, wynndel.  Foil Sajuic���������-Oliinohilla rabbi ta from  pedigreed registered stock, 0 months  old, $7 pair; 2Jb months old, $1 each,  Illegible for registration and in fine  eon (lit Ion. Mlsa Alma. Johnson, Ores-  ton.  ��������� Again the -schoolboy outgrown hia  clothes. Publishing circles report this  expenditure by tho Family Herald  and Weekly Star of close upon a half  million dollars* for hiw new printing  preamen to cope with thoir fan"-growing   subscription Hat.    At  their new  441 iW     k>������J*i.-������.i������ I jjjlii.Ii..-     I t.'titl    it.     tiU'CO   jTC^IS'U  fnfe -$2, ono In prompted to a������k "How  loiitg  before thoy otitgiow this ono?"  "m-  TO OUR  CUSTOM  "   ft  The many business dealings we  have haa with you during the  past year, and your sympathetic  co-operation compel us to express our sincere thanks for  kind   interest and   patronaga.  We hope the service we have  given you merits your continued  confidence, and we wish you all  Happiness and Prosperity in  the yea?^ to come.     '        .  Sreafon Valljif Co-fipera!i������8 Issn.  ER1CKS0H  I  CRESTON  IW     BliIBB  Two Stores  SWHlsac: :rA?&m#*ZA- - ^SaffiMS-: y38������81*s;  :We ��������� vvish . you much'  ���������iness  at  ffiias -airid  past  est  may  he added to in goodly     j  measure   during   the  coming year.  SPFPRS  Dry Goods.       Groceries.      Furniture.      Hardware  (i.Hn'inilV1  ���������ax'saajwira ;t;;;; 'Ti'-masiir-rg  Dependability and  Prices Right  That'* two things you can be ante  when dealing with us.  How about buying- a Hoater or Itan-jco an  it Obrlatmao I'roaont for your *wIfo and  homo. -.     <  Wn havfl tho oxolnnlvo np������n������y In OroHtan  for tho BMP Kangofl and Hoatwrti and aro  ablo to rcLvo yon a llango or Iloator equal  In prion and of a hotter miallty than any  elmllat artlolo pnrohaueu from any mall  ordor houBO. ������������������ ' '   .  * Thoiio llaiiftoa and uoatotA we*) built of  tho boat raw mntorlalH avallaWo, aro con-  (itrnoto<t with oxnotlnpf oaro tlu*o\i������hont,  and. pooBons all tho latcat labor ana ��������� fuel  savlncr foaturoa  Wlion bronklng- a loaf tn yonr ear anrlnff  lot ltd roplaco It with ������. now ono niauo of  tho very boat otool. Oomploto nptlnm for  oorn. ttnioltK, trallorn mado to ordor on abort  notloo.  . STEEWSTRiJP  amwoBtammm


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