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Array '-,   -V" .'"'> *"* ������"'',j  LIBRARY       I  1 VICTORIA, B.C.J  ^^e^pij.V^^S#  *0A   /  .<>'  TUT?  -o-C  C  -z&  jl:  Vol. XXVI  CRESTON, B.C.,   FRIDAYSN^Q-3������������_#l_������I*F2g; 1935  No. 3J^  Hoop League  Scores are Close  High School Girls Remain Unbeaten After Close Game with  Review-��������� Pharmacy Wins, and  Cards Trim .Groceteria.  At Park pavilion Friday night a large  crowd booed aud rooted in turn at Commercial League basketball games, all of  which were fast fixtures, but more in tbe  class of rugby than basketbal. Flying  tackles, strangleholds and floor moppings  were the outstanding features of the  clash between the High Reps, and Ores-  ton Review, .with the former winning  29-16. Creston Motors lost to Pharmacy 29-23. and the Cardinals downed  Imperial Groceteria 22-17.  The opener between High Reps, and  Review was hotly contested, with both  teams showing goad floor work with the  orange and black having the edge in  the shooting. 7 Review displayed their  old form and the High girls had to fight  their utmost to secure a final score of  20-16. The newspaper squad were equal  at floor play but lacked th e scoring pun eh.  Marteiio garnerdd nine of the sixteen  points, but Edith Swain and Irene Bourdon failed to locate the basket. Nora  Payne at centre worked hard but was  not speedy enough at snaring rebounds.  Uot Jfaimer played her usual steady  game at guard. The High School were  faster than their opponents and used  their speed to advantage. Nell Payne  and Ruby Palmer were the pick of the  winners. Ruth Hare was far to rough,  continually? going to the ...floor with the  ball to avoid losing possession. High  girls were the roughest having ten fouls  called on them as against seven called on  Review.   Teams:  Creston Review���������Swain 3, Nora Payne,  Martello-9, D. Palmer 4. A. Lewis, Bourdon.   Total 16.  High Reps���������Nell Payne 6. T.  Tompkins, Hare 6. R. Palmer 6, B. Palmer, M. Ferguson, Cooper, Hendy,  Staples 2, Erickson.   Total 20.  The. second *game-was a rough and  , tumble affair, wtth. Pbarmacy^hayiag 14  penaltiesagalnsfc them, ahd E. LaBelle  leaving the floor, as weii as Dot Wight-  man of Motors. The garage giils had 11  penalties registered against them. VanAckeren played a nice game registering  th.ree.out of four* penalty shots. Kate  Payne and Liz Armitage also j. displayed  fine form, with Y. LaBelle for Pharmacy  the high scorer.   Teams:  Creston Motors���������Avery 5,* Browell 7,  K. Payne, Armitage 8, VanAcker 3,  Wightmann.   Total 23.  Pharmacy--^ E. LaBelle. Y. LaBelle 10,  M.Mbore 2, Abbott 6, Crane 5, Speers  5. F* Tompkins* P.  MacDonald.   Total  Y2fcYVY;j,;V   :,?;.,   ���������-_    ���������?;/'..������������������    ,v   ?;,   .7.7'.;       .  7'.   ;  The menfs fixture between the old  rivals, Cardinals and Groceteria, was by  fare the best exhibition of the evening.  Both squads were in good form but had  equally tough luck in the shooting D.  Corrie wand Cobus of the Cards Were  throwing away their passes all evening.  Their team had nice combination but out  of seven penalty shots did not convert  one. Groceteria would have a fine team  if they would play as a team and not aa  individuals. Jack Payne at forward  played nice ball, os well as Jim Downes.  Bill Bourdon put in some extra special  shots.   Teams: *  Christ Church Woman's  Auxiliary  ;���������;,'..;  Imperial Groceteria ./$& ^Couling 2,  Payne. 2; Bourdon 9, .Downes 2, Ross 2,  Kirk; Speers;   Total', 17; .* - V  Cardinals���������Cobus ^iT.' Morabito 2,  D. Corrie 10, Crawford, Hurford 6,  Phillips.   Total 22.  The evening's refeaees were Buff  Nastasi, B. Crawford, Jack Payne and  Chet. Goplin.  Christ Church Woman's Auxiliary  announce their annual Sale of  Work and Tea at the  Parish Hail  CRESTON  ec. 7  Opening at 2.30 p.m.  Plain and Fancy  v WarBi Stalls ���������  ���������Ham������ Coolklng  ���������     Y;':*^iBrari T^bv.*; ?/, .i^  tm'm$mmmummmm^%,tm%^u>wm������iifmm ��������� ��������� #k|f _.,  AFTERNOON TEA 25c������  EVERYBODY WELCOME!  Wymteiel  Mrs. Collins, who has been visiting at  Cranbrook, returned home last week.  Mr and Mrs. Boutry and daughter of  Bellvue, Alberta, were auto visitors here  last week.  , Mr, and Mrs, C. Hindley were called  to Nelson on Friday due tbe death of  bis brother, John of Harrop.  Sirdar badminton club were visitors  here on Sunday evening when Wynndel  handed them an 8-7 beating.  Miss Ethel Hook and Warren Hook of  Spokane, were weekend visitors with  their grandmother, Mrs.Y'Grady, and  theiir'mother who fs7 recuperet ing  here.  . The question of a local cemetery is  being discussed and to bring the matter  to a head a meeting has been called for  Wednesday, December 11th, in the community hall. The meeting will be preceded by a military whist with a silver  collection taken in aid of hospital funds.  V The first game of the valley junior  basketball league were played at Wynndel Friday afternoon. Creston Public  school won from Wynndel public school  22-8. Wynndel school girls however  saved the day by trimming Greston publicschool girls 5-3. The Wynndel girls  team was Isobel Hagen' Lillian Johnson,  Jennie Pearson, Nesta Huscroft, Oline  Uri, Thelma Johnson; Alice Glasier.  Wynndel boys_ team: Denis Huscroft,  Hans Steiner." Gordon Martell������ Ronald  WaH, Oswald Uri, Rolfe Hindley. Frank  Hagen.  H.S. Basketball  Honors Equal  Cranbrook Teams Here���������Local  Girls Win by Wide Margin���������  Boys   Three    Points   Short���������  i Visitors Dinner Guests.  Bo&weM  ..Mrs. Chas.^.IIan?has left on'anextend**  ed Holiday at coast cities!' - V     - ~'  'R.     Malloy   and   P.     Mackie    were  business visitors to Creston on, Monday.  Dr. Henderson bf Creston was here on  a prosessional visit on Sunday, attending  a number of his patients.  Clarence Holde ' is now recovered from  the effects of his sprained ankle and is  able to be about as,.usual.  Ross Carr of Cranbrook was renewing  acquaintancgsYat Boswell the latter part  of the week, en route to Nelson.  Mr. and Mrs. Hugh Horswill of Trail  are.; yisiting" with the latter's parents,  Mi*: and Mrs. C. HrBebbington.  A. Mackip and William were at Nelson  on Friday for the opening of the new-  city centre, returning on Saturday.  The Christie-Moat camp at Blue Point  is getting things in shape to speed up  operations. A chute for the ties was  built lagt week; which has done away  with a lot bf hauling.  K. Wallace, secretary of West  Kootenay Central Farmers' Institute,  attended the semi-annual meeting of the  organization at Nelson last week. He  expects the next meeting will be held at  Creston.  Stanley Hepher, who ia employed at  Nelson, spent the weekend with his  parents. Mr. and Mrs. A. Hepher. He  returned to Nelson Sunday afternoon,  and Hugh Horswill left for Trail the  same day.  George Everall of Nelson and Jim  Pascuzzo of Sirdar wero hunting at the  weekend up Lockart Creek, later visiting  at the home of Mrs. Lewis. Mrs.  Pascuzzo and Rose wero visitors here on  Sunday from Sirdar, gu.ats of *>Mr and  Mrs. K. Wallace,  The BoHwell Christmas tree will this  year be in charge of Mra. A. Mnek'e,  Mrs A. HopW and Mra. S. Cummings.  Tho school children under the direction  of , Misa Davies are working hard, i6  provide an entertainment the nature of  which ia at prcHont surrounded in  mystery.  "Work on Goat Crook bridgo has boon  stopped due to no more funds being at  present available. A great improve  ment is noticed, Ono can now soo tho  flume trestle rom the nonth approach,  and tho only really narrow part remaining is the bridgo itself* Those employed  ,havo certainly accomplished much good  work In o very short time  Tin* doath o Clifford Bebbington.  oldoiil; rton of Mr. and Mrs. C, IT,  Bobbin ("ton, occumd suddenly on Friday at RochcBtor, Minn,-. Tho funeral  wii������ hold iu -RochoBtor, bin bvothor,  Stanloy, bf Salmo, attending. Clifford,  who camo to Boiiwoll o������ a boy 15 year������  ago, wan vory popular in tho district ond  took a lceeh Interest In all community  mnttera.  In the East Kootenay High School  basketball league game at Park pavilion  Saturday night therc?wa*i a good turnout  of fans but the gamesYwere not up .������-:���������  expectations. The first clash between  the Cranbrook arid Creston high girls  was won by a margin!- of 25-7. The  winners played fast ball but wiU have to  tone down Ton the rohgh stuff. The  team had 19 penalties as compared witn  8 against Cranbrook, and, the blame was  entirely on themselves, not on the  referees. - Although tho visitors have  not been playingmg very long together  they have a ni e; "quint., but need  practice. This yicto y by the local squad  puts them well Up in the league standing as the championship is awarded on  total points scored ���������'.-���������: Teams:  Cranbrook H. S.^���������Nell Payne 8, T.  Tompkins 1, Hare. Staples 2, R. Palmer  10, Erickson 1, Cooper,! Hendy, Ferguson 2.   Total 25. f  Boys game.was greats'ball with very  little rough and" tumble-.Creston worked  hard and the fans regretted the loss of  such a close game. A special feature to  Cranbrook was their defence formation,  which was pretty hard to penetrate.  Wilf. LaBelle, De3. Truscott, Sam  Nastasi and Chet Goplin were.the pick  of the Creston squad.?.? For Cranbrook  those ?? outstanding weie Provenzanno.  Wheaton  and Reid at ^coring.   Teams:  Creston H. S.���������Goplha 8, LaBelle 1.  Gus. Morabito 5, S TJfastasi. York 1,  Truscott,  Avrry.   WeirY Rogers.    Total  15,- ���������: 7 "       :>:'���������  Cranbrook H. S. VProVenzanno 5,  Burgess 2, Wheaton 5, Hill, Reid 6,  Walser, Parkins, Gillis. jTotal 18.  After the games Creston teams  enter  tained     Cranbrook -  atv a   banguet   at  Creston cafe, where they all  did  justice  to an excellent menu provided  by   chef,  Harold Beninger.  m <J ; &-  Mrs. Henry*1:Levasseur,.who has be_n  visiting "her parents for a couple of weeks  returned to her home at Pincher Creek,  Alberta, Monday.  John Belanger, who has been on a  two weeks' visit at the home of Mr. and  Mrs. C. Senesael, returned to his home  at Jaffray, Monday.  Godfred    and   Arvid   Samuelson of  Canyon have a crew  making posts at  Hazel  Creek.   They operated there on  post making all last winter.   ���������  Donald Bently of Kimberley was here  on a visit at the home of  Mr. ana  Mrs.  G. A. Hunt, having arrived on Wednes  day and returning Saturday.  M. Senesael and Chas. Bush who have  been working for the Sash & Door  Company at Cranbrook, are now home,  operations having ceased for the winter.  The dance in Hunt's hall Friday night,  in aid of the Christmas tree fund, was  well attended. The four-piece orchestra  was good and the midnight lunch was  excellent., ^  G. Thompson of the M7 ranch has left  with his team to work for the C.P.R. at  Englishman Creek. Willard Blair and  Chas. Bush, jr., have also left with the  Blair team to work there.  ���������-At Goatfell N.D camp work has started gravelling one mile of road just ��������� west  of camp, and have five trucks hauling  gravel. Jack Carroll has just arrived  from Cranbrook with a 2% ton White  'truck. -:  Goatfell west N.D. camp is now open.  There are 77 men in the camp. A crew  from Coleman, Alberta, has been moved  here. 55 men arrived Friday and another 11 on Monday. Maj. Hornby of  Coleman is in charge.  Two trucks, driven by Everett Staples  and Mr. Thompson for Cranbrook Sash  & Door Company, were hauling piling for  the over head bridge at Curzon last  week. The haul was from Hazel Creek  and the piling was made by S. Abar and  son.  Fred Ryckman V  Accident Victim  Almost Instantly Killed when  Auto Struck by Freight Train  at Eureka, Montana���������Official  of Indian Dept, lor 24 Years.  Afffow Greek  mhm.  Alice mSimimg  PrincipalPage is training the pupils at  Alice Siding school for a Christmas concert to be put on just before school closes  on the 20th.  R. Alderson  is using a gasoline  oper  ated stump puller on clearing operations  on some land on the'south side of  his  ranch, and  is making a good job of his  operations. .  The Social Club had a dance at Mrs.  John -Marshall's on Saturday- evening  last which was well attended and music  was supplied by Charlie Ostrensky, Sam  McNeil and Bob and Tom Marshall.  Those interested in the Alice Siding  community hall are called to meet Wednesday night 4th, to discuss the undertaking. The sale of tickets on the  Christmas cake being raffled is proving  highly satisfactory.  R. Stewart has been a patient at Creston hospital since Thursday evening last.  While walking along the C.P.R.  track near the Constable ranch late that  night he was st-uck by a speeder and  rather badly shaken up. As the night  was dark and Mr. Stewart is hard of  hearing no blame is attached to anyone  in connection with the unfortunate mishap. Y  Kitchener  In the continued absence of snow the  kill of deer has been light so far this  . season/ which closes jon the 15th.  P. M. Wiltse has moved to" Creston to  reside at least for the winter. - Miss June  Wiltse is now on the sales staff at the  Fraser bakery in -that town. - .  History was made in this * district last  week when ��������� the first straight, carload of  flour and feed ever to come into Arrow  Creek was placed in the new warehouse  at the A. G. Strudwicke store It -was  from the Ogilvie mills at Medicine Hat,  Alberta  Word has been received from Ottawa  that following a report of the postoffice  inspector at Calgary serious consideration fs being given to the opening of a  postoffice at Arrow Creek. For a start  it is likely there will be two mails each  week���������Mondays and Thursdays most  likely.  The new warehouse at the Strudwicke  store was thoroughly housewarmed on  Saturday night with a dance which was  attended by about 100 people, some of  whom were from Kitchener and Creston.  Music was by Messrs. Clarkson and  Staff, with Frank Bunce as master of  ceremonies. ���������       *  Sessions at the Arrow Creek school are  now brightened up with real music, an  organ having been installed late last  month, and with Principal Kolthammer  at the console the instrument is very  thoroughly enjoyed. The purchase of  the instrument was made possible by  cash donations from Creston Women's  Institute and the editor and staff of the  Croston Review.  Carl Pelky of Cranbrook was a buincss  visitor, Monday.  John Anderpon of Arrow Creek was a  weekend visitor with Kitchener friends.  Miss Jean McCroath has started training the school pupil, for a Christmas concert.  Bill Wickholm, truck driver, has been  transferred from Aldrich N.D. camp to  Goatfell west.  Sonosaol    wero  on Wednesday,  v  , Mr.  and   Mrs.   C.  Bonner*) Forry  vial tors  making tho trio by auto.  Wesley Blair Is hauling Iorb by truck  to the Rodgero sawmill at Creaton. Tho  logs a-e taken.out by G. A. Hunt.  Albert Hanson left on Wednesday for  Spokano on buainess in connection with  Crouton Hill Mining Company, Limited.  MIbs Violet Towne, who has boon hore  on a visit for thn pnat threo months, loft  on Wednesday for her home at  Vancouver.'  Chat*. Moore and son, Lionel of Creaton wore hero at tho beginning of tho  week surveying W. Orchard's and Olo  Kjordufl' landB,?7., ;V.     ?7Y.V      :  Mrs. Clan do Simpson and non, ICoith,  arrived on Thursday from Lumberton on  a visit with hor parents, Mr. am/1 Mra  N. P. Molandor.  Mster  Creston was very deeply saddened at  the weekend when the news reached here  Saturday evening of the tragic death of  Fred S. Ryckman who lost his life late  that afternoon, when the auto in which  he was driving was struck by a Great  Northern freight train at Eureka, Montana, through which place he had to pass  while looking after his official duties as  indian agent with some of the Indians on  the Tobacco Plains reserve. Travelling  with him was indian constable Burroughs  who was very seriously injured.  The late Fred Ryckman was in his  forty-eighth year, and was born at Wat-  erdown* Ontario, coming west with his  parents in 1901, when they located In  Cranbrook, three years later moving to  Creston where they engaged in fruit  ranching on the place now owned by K.  E. Paulson, and at which deceased was a  frequent visitor and became well known  to Creston people.  Until about 1911 deceased was in the  employ of the C.F.R. latterly as a trainman, and about 24 years ago entered  the Dominion government service *as  indian constable, later he was assistant  agent, and in 1931 was named indian  agent for the Kootenays,' succeeding the  late E. A. Small.  Deceased was married at Fort Steele  in 1922 to Miss Doris Kershaw, who survives, along with two sons and two  daughters. During the first dozen years  of his service with the department he  made his home at Fort Steele, but since  his marriage he has been a resident of  Cranbrook. The .funeral takes place at  Cranbrook Thursday, and will be under  the direction of the Masonic order.  Over a span of almost a quarter century Fred Ryckman travelled East Kootenay looking after his official duties and  the quite unanimous opinion of hiswards,  the indians, as well as all others, is that  he was an exceptionally capable,  conscientious,' an"d,tthorough, .-public, official,  and the same s"plendid;''triaits~ character-.  jzed bis activities in the .communities in  which he resided. ~ He was a past master  of North Star  Masonic Lodge at Fort  Steele; and' in 1933-34 was- Masonic district deputy grand master for East Kootenay, in which capacity he still further  strengthened  many   friendships by his  fine personal qualities as well as the enthusiasm and efficiendy displayed in this  capacity.   The same fine qualities featured his work in the B.C.   branch of the  Native Sons of Canada in which  he wa**  an ardent worker.  In the passing of Fred Ryckman the  civil service has lost a capable administrator; from J_a<?t Kootenay has gone one  who typified the best in useful Canadian  citizenship; and in splendid measure reflected the fine traditions of the fraternal  society he served so capably. And all  these fine characteristics were the more  in evidence in his home life. In the  death of one so highly and widely esteemed words are altogether inadequate  to expres the sympathy extended Mrs.  Ryckman and the young family in their  great bereavement.  Holy Communion was dispensed at the  Anglican Church service here on Sunday  morning, which was quite woll attended  Tho contract for SO ricks of wood for  Lister school has just been lot to Wallace  Sinclair, who will commence deliveries at  an early dato,  Tho deer hunters aro hoping for a real  snowfall at tho earliest possible date.  Tho seanon clones on tho 15th and ho far  thc take of vonison has beon light.  Marry Yerbury camo in on Sunday  from a three wodkb' stay on his trap line  at Summit Lake Ho reports about HO  inched of snow on the high spots. Trap-  pinia* 1ms beon average so far.  Thn houf-chold effects and equipment  of Mr Staito arrived from Trocnu ot tho  first of tho wook, and thoy aro getting  settled on the Harold Langston place  which Mr. Stuito recently purchaBeu.  Mr. and Mra. E. Sicbcrt, formerly  Miao Johanna Daub, who woro married  at Loduc, Alborta, oarly in Novembor,  woro officially welcomed back to Lintor  with a danco nt their home on Saturday  evening which wuh attended by many  friends of tho novflywcds.  Mrs. Yorbnry was houtoad nt bridge on  Saturday evening.   Four tables were in  glay and the high score prizes were taken,  y Mrs. Bird and Chas. Huscroft, and  the consolation honors fell to Misa Webster and George Hurry. Lunch was  served after cards to complete an evening  that all very much enjoyed.  Under the auspices of the Catholic  Ladies' League, in the  HOME CAFE  formerly X L  CKESTON  ������*!���������������    El_i__ffl_  ii M  flinty   IffJlpm   | ������������������������  2 to 5.30 p.m.  Sale of  FANCY WOHIC  HOME COOKING  Afternoon Tea 25c.  DRAWING at 8 p.m. tm Raflleit of  II������m1 Throw mid Comforter* Doll,  Turkey and Fruit Cult������.  EVERYBODY WELCOME!  ��������� *������_������ *ll>NMt <*������ * 'THE   BEYXEW.   CRESTON.   B.    Q-  Purity F_������-us*-���������tfae very "Stower0 ������i������ tbe  world's hest w.feeat������-is aBways uniftovna  aa_dcle-peii*iBaMe���������rlcliinnoMrisfcj_������e-ttt asaiH  Slaver ~-fi������r cafees* pies, Slatty pastry and  bread. A strong flour tbat goes Sartber*  for &ltyour Raking  The Trade Agreement  About all that can he said at this juncture in support of the Canada-  United States trade agreement signed at Washington on Friday, Nov. 15, is  that it is a step in the right direction and should .be a prelude to further  concessions in the interests of a freer flow of trade and commerce between  two great neighboring and friendly countries.  Both the former Canadian administration and the newly-elected Dominion government are deserving of commendation and congratulation for  their respective shares in the negotiations which, culminated in a pact to  promote greater commercial intercourse between two States, geographically  and ethnologically designed for close relationships.  Insofar, however, as judgment can be pronounced on the tangible benefits to be derived by the citizens of the Western Canadian prairie provinces  as a result of the agreement, that is a verdict which, must await results  demonstrable after the pact has been in operation for awhile, and perhaps,  for some considerable time.  This is a statement which cannot be emphasized too strongly. For it  must be borne in mind that the benefits of a reciprocal commercial agreement cannot be reaped immediately the gates are flung open; nor can the  maximum exchange of commodities, for which concessions have been granted, be realized in the earlier stages of the operations of an agreement.  There are good reasons for this. The amount of the duty reductions  involved is by no means the only factor which determines the quantity and  value of the goods exchanged between the co-operating signatories. There  must be an available supply to meet a demand at the time the demand requires it. The demand must exist to take care of the supply. Trade practices and seasonal exigencies are contingencies which have to be reckoned  with. New financial arrangements have to be made when commodities are  diverted into new channels of trade. Existing stocks may have to be  liquidated.   New methods of packing and shipping may be involved.  Then, too, it should also be pointed out that a number of the commodities on which duties have been reduced under the agreement are subjected to quota restrictions and these will have some bearing in limiting the  benefits to be derived.  These are only a few of the factors involved in the diversion of trade  over new routes or in developing a trickle into a broad stream. There are  others, and because of this, the "Western Canadian producer must expect to  wait awhile before he is able to reap enhanced prices for the products he  expects to sell in a new market and, by the same token, the consumer cannot hope to be able to purchase overnight goods imported under a newly  signed agreement at a great deal less than the price he has been accustomed  to pay.  Unquestionably one of the most important concessions to Western  Canadian agriculture is the reduction of the duty on live cattle exported to  the United Staters. This is one of the items, however, on which, a quota  restriction is placed. The lowering of the duty will provide a needed outlet for a considerable number of cattle but, on the other hand, many cattle  raisers, who have been almost driven out of the business in the past two  or three years on account of drought conditions, will not be in a position  to take advantage of the new market for some time.  While Western Canadian consumers will undoubtedly benefit by reduction of tariff on a number of commodities importable from the U.S.A., It  should not necessarily be assumed that the benefit will be immediate on all  articles covered by the agreement or even, in some cases, to the full extent  of the reduction in duty. For example, it has already been announced by  the radio dealers* association in Winnipeg that the lowered duty on radios  will not result in reduction of price to the Canadian purchaser because  radios sold in this country are made in Canada "and are considerably  cheaper than the American models plus duty."  These statements are not made with any intent to belittle the agreement, the efforts of the governments who have had a hand in the pact or  the ultimate results which may ensue as a result of the Insertion of the thin  end of the wedge, but they are made in the hope that over-optimism as to  immediate results will not result in disappointment.       ���������  No matter what the operation of thia first agreement may bring in tho  way of benefits to Western Canadian producers of exports and consumers of  imports, the important thing is that it paves the way for further concessions and, it is to be hoped, in the not far distant futui-e.  It might also well be pointed out that there are some indications that  the operation of this pioneer pact may provo to be more beneficial than the  more cautious commentators anticipate. Tho daily press reported that  eastern Canadian manufacturers are apprehensive and, on the other side of  the international boundary a number of interests, fearful of the effects of  new Canadian imports, are planning to lodge vigorous protests at Washington.   Straws show which way tho wind is blowing.  This would indicate tliat the new agreement may be pitchforked into  the political arena in tho United States and may bo a casus helium in the  next national elections in that country, with what results remains to bo  seen. It is comforting to know that President Roosevelt has stated he believes the agreement will double the trn.de between the two countries within  a couple of years and it may reasonably bo expected that ho will defend his  action rather than receclo from the position he has taken.  A New Ship Elevator  Will Be Capable Of Handling Vessels  Of il,O0������ Tons  A ship elevator is being constructed near Rothehsee, Germany, about  eight \*4nd a half miles north of  Madeburg, where the Midland canal  crosses the River Elbe by a large  aqueduct.  The difference between the level  of the water of the canal and of the  river varies from about 31 feet at  high tide to nearly 56 feet at low.  This new elevator will resemble the  famous ship elevator at Niederfinow  in so far that it will be able to accommodate ships of 11,000 tons, but  otherwise represents a different  type of construction.  While the Niederfinow elevator  rises 210 feet above the earth's surface, the new construction near Roth.-  ensee will be built deep in the ground.  Instead of the water trough which  carries the ships being borne up and  down on wire-pulleys, here it will  rest on two floats, each 30 to 96  feet, which are propelled by hydraulic pressure, and move up and  down in shafts 210 feet deep.  The shafts, which have now been  completed, stand over 150 feet apart  and are each 33 feet thick with cast-  iron interior walls, reinforced with  concrete. Pillars 60 feet high carry  the water through, and, like tho  Niederfinow elevator, the whole  structure rests on an enormous concrete caisson.  Canadian Book Contest  \W>;  SING A SONG  OF DIXIE!  Fresh as a daisy, good to your  pipe.  Fine tobacco, aged and ripe.  Longer lasting, fragrant, too  Dixie Plug's the smoke foryou 1  PLUG  SMOKING  TOBACCO  $3,000 To Be Awarded In Prizes For  The Two Best Books  Announcement is made of a contest  open to any Canadian citizen who is  a resident of Canada (as of Sept. 16,  1935) and who feels they have tho  ability to write a fiction or non-fiction book in the English, language of  not less than 60,000 or more than  125,000 words. The contest closes  June 1st, 1936, and the winning books  will be published within six months  after the prize is awarded.  Eminent judges have been chosen  for the contest as follows: Dr. Pel-  ham Edgar, National President, The  Canadian Authors' Association; Mr.  S. Morgan-Powell, Assistant Editor-  in-Chief, The Montreal Daily Star;  Mr. C. R. Sanderson, Deputy Chief  "Librarian, Toronto Public "Library.  Application blanks for the contest  and futher details may be obtained  from George J. McLeod, Limited, 266-  268 King St. West, Toronto, Ontario.  In Primitive State  Life Insurance  Says   Indians   Of  James   Bay  Area  Have Changed Little In Past  Centuries  Despite three centuries of missionary and other contacts -with the  white race, one group of Canadian Indians to-day was reported much the  same as it was 1,000 years ago.  Dr. Truman Michelson, Smithsonian Institute ethnologist, found last  summer that the James Bay Indians  in the northern part of Ontario have  changed their language, customs,  folklore and mythology little during  the past eight or 10 centuries.  He said they probably are nearer  than any other Indians to the type  of primitive Algonquins who peopled  eastern North America long before  the white man arrived.  Famed River Drying Up  Secretary,   The   Canadian   Authors' [ Many Ships Stranded On Sand Banks  Association, P.O. Box 1424, Montreal,  Quebec.  We hope that some of our readers  will enter this contest, and wish  them all success in their efforts.  Curious Old Laws  Smoking  On   Street  Is   Still  Illegal  In Britain  A recent freak court case at Hastings caused lawyers to search the  statute books and remind Britons  that curious laws remain unrepealed  and could send anyone to jail.  Still illegal in Britain are:  Smoking a cigarette in the street.  Sunday radio broadcasting.    .  Christmas dinner of moro than  three courses.  Making a mince pie "an abominable and idolatrous thing."  Playing billiards on a Sunday.  It Is possible, according to the old  laws, for anyone to bo jailed for inducing another person to drink moro  liquor than would bo good for him.  In Blue Danube  The famous Danube river is drying  up���������as a result of drought unprecedented for this time of year.  The Danube and Sava, which  meet under the walls of Belgrade, are  now lower than for more than 50  years. In many places -people can  wade across them.  All  navigation   on  tho   Sava  haa I  been abandoned and many ships aro  stranded   on   sand   banks.   On   the  Danube only small vessels of less than  four feet draught can pass.  River service between Belgrade  and Vienna has stopped.  Companies Have A Mission To Perform That Is Vital To The Future  The Canadian Life Insurance Officers' Association is "the biggest of  the big interests," but that ia a reason for pride and not apology, Finance Minister Charles "Dunning told  members attending the 42nd annual  meeting of the association at Toronto.   Mr. Dunning spoke briefly.  Representing assets of $2,500,000,-  000, and acting on behalf of 3,500,-  000 policy-holders life insurance men  have a duty of trusteeship to perform that is vital to the future of  Canada, Mr. Dunning asserted.  "There is scarcely a big interest in  this country," he remarked, "that is  not in reality an intricate system of  trusteeship. Without you, and the  trusteeship of $2,500,000,000 which  you represent, Canada would be in a  vastly different place than it is today."  Big interests must not be regarded as sinister just because they -were  big, said Mr. Dunning, in urging insurance officials to stress their trusteeship to the people.  t8MMM__a__-WB_WW-M8J8*M8M8****"***^^  As one gets nearer the earth's  magnetic poles, the pull on the compass needle becomes weaker.  Are You Tired-Listless?  Is your rest broken at night? If your  kidneys need attention tako Ola  Pills. They will strengthen your kidneys and if you sleep better you will  feel better and look better. *-*���������  A flannel cloth dlppsd in oatmeal  niakes a good cleaner for painted  woodwork.  Rubber latex is successfully used  for cement purposes.  Thc sawily larva sprays Its enemies  with a shower of acid.  Ifllfj STjI L. C__V WfW Jum if*"  " Q  ItlGOINA  Mill agents for imported knitting  wool from Sirdar Mills, Wakcftold,  YorkHhiro, England, and Golden  Euglo Mills, Shipley, Yorkshire*,  England, If your local store cannot Htipply thoHo good Knitting  WooIh, write to uh for free samples  and prlcuH,  r,;=.....,-., WOOLCRAPT ===========  2020-12th Ave, Ilo-rlim, Sanlc.  WlioIeMitlti    and    JCetull    Knitting  ftis])"*'!*"   HjXM-lnllfit"*  Survival Of Old Dayn  Tho venison banquet, given to tho  Prlnco of Wales by tho Mayor of  Windsor, is a survival of tho days  when King John, Jn the hope of discouraging poaching In Windsor Forest, mado a gift of venison to the  whole town once a year. Successive  Sovereigns have carried on tho custom in varlouH forms.  On leaving school, Gorman girls  nro requlrod to tako a post ns  "mother'a liolp" for a year beforo  entering business, No pay except  board and lodging Ib given during  thiii poriod. 2127  iPiiiP**^  eppK^THREE  :*^*������������pwpgj������������te|������������g..~j^^^ !*__ 1-  y tQETABLE5 IW:  '' *���������"��������� H it ��������������������������� SAM W} P OT' 7  ;'"'*'- "^v''v;,,';i(tf^  0.  .M^MlittiilSfclitiiHilllVOti'  SIMPLE ERECTIONS ON THE S������AC8<A6E v^TftY IT SOON!  V/u.cuwk^ct. AS. Calgavy, EdBBionton, Elcgisaa and WS&aipeg J  THE   REVIEW.    CRESTON   B.    C.  ������  4 /-������������������ ***>  GOVERNMENT TO  INVESTIGATE THE  PRISON SYSTEM!  Ottawa.���������It was the intention of  the government to. appoint a royal  commission to , investigate Canada's  penitentiary system, Hon. Ernest  Ieapointe, minister of Justice, stated,  but plans for setting up the commission have not reached a stage where  any announcement could be made.  Report of the Ontario attorney-  general on the case of David Meisner, serving aw15-year "sentence for  the LabattT'kidnapping,'-was being  studied by departmental legal experts, Mr. Lapointe said, and he  would not expect to be in a position  to announce his decision for several  days.  Speculation as to the fate of the  Canadian wheat board and the policy  to be adopted by the government toward disposal of the wheat surplus  still lacks any official background  and Mr. Lapointe said there was nothing to announce in this respect.  It has been strongly rumored that  John I. McFarland, chairman of the  board, would be replaced by James  R. Murray, vice-president and general  manager of the Alberta "Pacific wheat  pool.  With the death of Hon. Charles  Murphy of Ottawa the prime minister has a vacancy to fill in the senate and several names have been  prominently mentioned. These include  Prank O'Connor and W. T. Kernahan  of Toronto, John Gleeson, Ottawa, R.  M. Burns, London, and J. J. McCann,  member-elect for South Renfrew.  A seat must be found for Hon. C.  A. Dunning, minister of finance, and  it has been repeatedly rumored that  Ontario would furnish it. Appointment of Mr. McCann to the senate  would open up South Renfrew.  Peace Efforts  France And Britain Endeavor To End  Conflict'In Ethiopia  Geneva.���������The belief persisted in international circles that France and  Great Britain are making determined  efforts to end the conflict between  Ethiopia and Italy by conciliation and  saw evidence of this in the broadcast  by Premier Laval, of France, of his  appeal for national support.  In Italian quarters it was agreed  the best chance for halting the war  is through a direct agreement between Mussolini and Emperor Haile  Selassie, which is admittedly difficult.  The Paris newspaper L'Oeuvre said  it had learned iri reliable quarters  Great Britain has offered to serve as  intermediary in peace talks between  Italy and Ethiopia.  The League of Nations' general  staff of experts met to examine the  general sanctions situation with the  projected addition of an oil-embargo  to the war penalties.  TO BE ROYAL HOSTESS  Find Lost Mine  Rich  Would Abolish Senate  Copeland   Mine   In   Northern  Ontario Believed Located  Hudson, Ont. ��������� The word .went  around in this western Ontario mining district that the log lost Copeland mine, a mine that promised  riches in the early years of the century, had been found.  The mine was abandoned and when  efforts were made to locate it recently it could not be found.  An accident some days ago revealed the Copeland. Two miners of the  nearby Sakoose gold mines tripped  over a rusty shovel while walking  through dense bush. The finding of  the shovel led to an extended search  of the area.   .  A quartz vein containing free gold  was uncovered. A plentiful sprinkling of rose quart?? In the vein indicated that the find, almost beyond  doubt, was the Copeland.  Atlantic Air Mail Service  When George II. resumes his duties  as King of Greece after an extended  exile, which ended with a recent  plebiscite in his favour, his sister,  Princess Helen, will reign as "royal  hostess" instead of his estranged wife  who is not in popular favour with her  former subjects. Princess Helene  divorced King Carol of Roumania a  few vears aero.  Discussions At Ottawa Expected To  Speed Up Activity  Ottawa, Ont.���������Airmail discussions  between representatives of Great Britain, the Irish Free State, Newfoundland and Canada concluded  and it is confidently expected that,  as a result of the conference, airmail,  activity inf Canada will be greatly  accelerated next year.  The main topic of discussion has  been the launching of a trans-Atlantic airmail service. Such a service  will require heavy mail subsidies and  a knotty problem to be solved is to  apportion the total subsidy among  Great Britain, the three Dominion as  well as the United States. So far as  the technical end of the service goes,  practically all of the woTk, so far as  tl_e empire is concerned, will have to  be done by Imperial Airways and the  interviews given out by the British  delegates clearly state that rapid  progress is being made. What Canada must decide is the extent and  nature of the land facilities which  will be' required and the contribution  which will be made to the support of  the   trans-Atlantic  service.  Oil Embargo  The  Working On Proposal  De Vaiera Makes New Move For  Irish Free State  Dublin, Irish Free State'.���������Eamon  de Vaiera, president of the Irish Free  State, made a new move for abolition  of the senate.  He tabled a motion in the dail  eireann resolving that the bill known  as "constitution amendment No. 24"  be sent to the senate. The dail will  consider it DecY5Y  The bill in question proposes to  abolish the senate. It has been held  up for 18 months following its rejection by the senate. Under the constitution, after 18 months the government is empowered:to send a defeated bill to the senate again.  If "the upper house again rejects it,  it can, nevertheless, become law within 60 days.  High Standard  *aHM>a*H-  Dr. Banting Says Medical Work In  Russia Ranks High  Hamilton, Ont. ��������� Sir Frederick  Banting, one of the discoverers of insulin as a cure for diabetes, told the  Hamilton Health Association of the  high standard of medical work he  observed on a recent visit to Soviet  Russia.  "You rarely see a case of tuberculosis that requires bed treatment  ln Russia," he said. Trade union doctors examine the workers before they  enter factories and they are placed  under care immediately if any signs  of disease ae detected.  Training German Children  All Over Ten Must Prepare For  Labor Service  Berlin.���������djermari boys"1 arid girls  over the age of 10 will undergo  special training to prepare them for  the compulsory labor^ service in the  third reich, the Nazi government announced.  The boys will have additional  preparation for the obligatory military service which they must perform  after their terms in labor camps.    '  Both young men and young women  must serve in compulsory labor  camps under the law intended to  make the German nation physically  and mentally fit to meet any domestic or foreign crisis.  Profits On Canal  Terror Man Sentenced  Winchester, England. ���������- Arthur  Charles Mortimer, called a "terror  man" for his alleged practice of running down girl cyclists whilo driving  n. stolon automobile, wan found guilty  of murder and sentenced to death.  The six-foot-tall lance corporal, stationed at Aldcrshot * barracks, was  found guilty of fatally wounding Mrs.  Phyllis Mary Oakos, a beautiful private secretary, by deliberately , running her down Aug 8.  Suez Doing Tidy Business From War  Operations  Paris.���������An increase of 35,000,000  francs (about $2,275,000) in Suez  canal receipts in 1935 over 1935 was  forecast by. canal officials.  Italian ��������� military operations, it was  announced, were entirely responsible  for an increase in traffic which made  the income, from Jan. 1 to Nov, 20,  789,000,000 ' francs compared with  759,000,000 francs for the corresponding period of last year.  Italy Takes Very Seriously  Threat Of League  Rome.���������Premier Mussolini has recalled to the colors 100,000 soldiers  previously released for farm work,  and personally presented a $33,000,-  000 naval construction decree to the  chamber of deputies.  Italy was said to look very seriously upon the threat of a League of  Nations oil embargo. Sources near  the government said the country  might even resist forcibly an extension ..of league sanclapns.. They asserted Italy would be slowly strangled  if embargoes on coal "and oil were  added to the severe sanctions already  being applied. Gasoline prices rose to.  $1.08 a gallon.  Well informed circles said Italian  oil stocks probably were not large, as  statistics showed imports this year  had been only a little above normal.  Continuing his drive to overcome  the threatened shortage in fuel, the  premier will personally inaugurate  the work of the Chemical Corporation.  This group will be entrusted with  the duty of developing productions  of alcohol, wood alcohol and benzol,  the only native materials capable of  replacing imported petroleum products.  Italy's semi-official oil monopoly  was increased in size to facilitate a  full control of the market.  Unemployment   Commission   Is   Receiving Attention Of Premier King  Ottawa.���������Completion of the basic  details of a national unemployment  commission, a plank in the" Liberal  government's program, is understood  to be one of the activities which engaged the attention of Prime Minister Mackenzie King during his visit  to a Georgia seaside resort.  Some weeks ago the premier said  it would be the intention of the government to have the unemployment  commission practically completed before the Dominion-provincial conference which opens Dec. 9. The commission will be patterned somewhat  after the Canadian, patriotic fund  commission. It will be an honorary!  commission with a salaried execu- j  tive.  OIL TANKERS ARE  ORDERED TO RE  IN READINESS  Montreal.���������Masters of oil tankers  forming the large fleet owned by the  British admiralty and operated under  charter by commercial interests,, have  received orders to hold themselves  and their ships in readiness. The  Gazette said.  "Several of these admiralty talkers are well known in Montreal," the  paper continues. "One of them, the  Olna, was in port only last week.  While the waterfront is familiar with  their true identity���������that of ships  owned by the royal navy���������they come  here as commercial vessels operated  by an oil company and handled  through regular steamship agents.  "Recently, when conditions iri the  Mediterranean became serious, orders  went out to the masters of these  tankers���������men of the Royal Naval reserve���������to hold their ships in readiness for any call that might be made  upon them at any time, according to  information gained here.  "Not required by the navy in the  ordinary course of events, the tankers are let out on charter and ply between a number of ports, including  those of the Dutch. East Indies. They  come to Montreal at various times  throughout the navigation season,  bringing oil and gasoline to local  wharves.  "They are subject to recall at any  time by the British admiralty, and in  a case where they would be required  on active service, would be used to  refuel ships of the royal navy at sea.  "The British admiralty owns a  large fleet of these oil tankers, numbering about 59 in all. Most of them  were built in 1917 and 1918. and were  used during the war. A few are of  later date, constructed in 1920, 1921  | and 1923.  "The tankers are in  command of  officers holding   rank   in   the Royal  1 Naval reserve."  Increase In Employment  Now 7 Radio Station  Edmonton.���������Forging the last link  In an aviation chain of private short  wave radio stations linking northern  Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba  and extending into the northwest  mining area as far as Cameron Bay,  N.W.T., a radio station is being opened in the offices of Canadian Airways,  Limited, horo, C. H. "Punch" Dickins,  company superintendent, announced.  Report Was Denied  London,���������British official circles denied reports publish abroad Prime  Minister Stanloy Baldwin had writ-  ton a pergonal lcttor of appeal to  Premier Benito Mussolini calling for  coasatlon of the Itala-Iflthioplan war.  MotOr Fatalities  Chicago.���������Deaths oh the highways  of tho United States roached a now  high mark In the first 10 months of  1935, tho National Safety Council  disclosed. Council statisticians counted 28,700 motor vehicles fatalities  in the first 10 months of this .year  compared to tho previous high of 28,-  703 during a almilar poriod In 1084.  Filming Tlie Quintuplets  Toronto. ��������� Canadian cameramen,  studio workers and electricians will  be employed in the production of the  Canadian scenes of the "Country  Doctor," in which the Dionne quintuplets will star, Minister of Welfare  Croll has announced.  Level  Higher  Than   In   Any  Month  Since December 1930  *" Ottawa.���������An employment gain in  Canada of 14,803 persons between  Oct. 1 and Nov. 1 was reported by  the Dominion bureau of statistics.  The bureau said the Nov. 1 -payroll  of 9,482 firms making returns stood  at 1,012,103 persons compared with  997,300 on Oct. 1.  The bureau reported the employment level at Nov. 1 was higher than  that of any month since Dec. 1, 1930.  It said particularly important improvements occurred in logging while  highway and building construction,  mining, retail trade and manufacturing also contributed gains.  Presentation To Ferguson  London.���������In recognition of his services to business interests* a luncheon  was tendered to Hon. G. Howard  Ferguson, formerly Canadian high  commissioner to London. Under the  chairmanship of Sir Hewitt" Skinner  300 of the Anglo-Canadian trading  community attended and presented  Mr. Ferguson with a George II. silver loving cup. Mrs. Ferguson was  presented witb jewelry.  Royal Air Force  Capt. Pocock Recommends Flying To  Those Who Like Adventure  Toronto.���������Capt. Roger Pocock, one  of the world's great adventurers,  recommended the Royal Air Force to  young fellows with a yen for adventure and danger. The 70-year-old  captain said: "Always tackle the  most dangerous thing you can find."  Founder of the Legion of Frontiersmen, a non-military organization devoted to the defence and "safety,  honor and welfare of our sovereign  and his dominions," Capt. Pocock  came here in the course of an empire  tour to further the interests of the  organization.  Will Protect Consumers  MENTIONED  IN  CABINET  SHAKE-UP  A non-abrasive liquid that does not  require rubbing has beon invonted  for removing rust formation from  chromium plated surfaces. 2127  Regulation To Prevent "Cut Throat  Competition"' In Alberta  Edmonton.���������Full protection of consumers under any business code to  be adopted in Alberta will be demanded by the government, Premier  Aberhart declared in commenting on  discussions between retail and wholesale merchants and the government  toward establishment of regulations  to prevent "cut-throat competition'*'  in the trade. It was reported that  the government took the view that  retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers must join in drawing up their  own codes and thon have thoir proposals approved by the government.  At tho loft Is Earl Wintorton, former undor-socrotary of stato for  India, who is (hated to take tho place of William OrmsbyGoro, right,  First Commissioner of Works, who may become the how Minister of War  in tho British Cabinet.  Chlnoso Girls Guide Tourists  Shanghai, . China.���������Modern young  Chinese girls rarc being trained as  tourist guides by the Shanghai guiding service. Tho girls, stylishly  dressed, are, many of them, from  well-to-do families. They work for  25 cents an hour conducting parties  on tours of shops, sightseeing or on  social tours.  Aviator Promoted  Edmonton. ���������C. H. ������������������Punch" Dick-  Ins, superintendent of Mackenzie  rivor district, Canadian Airways,  Limited, and winner in 1923 of tho  McKoo trophy for outstanding flying,  has boch promoted to general superintendent of northern aviation for tho  company, it was learned horo. CRESTON REVIEW  your voice  home  for Christmas  Home and dear ones may be?  many miles away���������too far away  for a Christinas reunion. But  even if you can't go home for  Chri tmas, you can send your  voice home by long-distance  telephone.  The spoken word carries a  warmness and sincerity that no  written or printed message can  convey.  Use the long-distance telephone to send your Christmas  greetings to distant dear ones.  Kootenay Telephone  Co., Ltd.  each car. They vary in length  from 35 feet down and it is stated  a tree of this length willcost from  $40 to $50 laid down in Texas.  Last year's crop of these trees  gave employment to approximately 150 men in the harvesting  and shipping. >  Now that permission has been  given to ship the defrosted apples,  figures are available in connection  with the quantity of apples in the  Okanagan that were endangered.  This is placed at 800,000 boxes,  250,000 of which were on the  trees and are a total loss. Of the  550,000 that were in boxes in the  orchards and other doubtful storage it is estimated 400,000 will be  saleable and in the Okanagan it  is hoped the grower will receive  as high as 35 cents a box. In disposing of the crop the Tree Fruit  Board is playing safe by confining  sales to the territory Winnipeg  and west.  THE CRESTON REVIEW  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2.50 a year in advance.  $3.00 to U.S. points.  C. F. HAYES, Editor and Owner  CRESTON.  B.C.,  FRIDAY, DEC.    6  HOME   BREW  A sort of preliminary report on  the possible damage to orchards  at Penticton in the severe weather  at the end of October has just  been given out by K. P. Mnrray,  the district horticulturist. Mr.  Murray is quite definite in stating  that so far as he can discover tbe  stone fruits are untouched, but he  is afraid the Bartlett pear crop  may have been endangered by the  cold weather Some damage is  showing, Mr. Murray states, not  on the bud itself but at the base  of, the bud. Flemish Beauty  pears have also been affected. On  some apple trees a peculiar stain  has appeared on the spur behind  the bud but he believes this will  probably clean up. His opinion  is that if the winter is not severe  the danger will not be great.  Over at Penticton where a new  postoffice was promised by the  late Bennett government, as in  the case of Creston, the board of  trade has been following up the  matter and recently had one of  its members who was in Ottawa  on other business look up the responsible department head to find  out just what was happening, or  likely to happen. He discovered  that a total of 37 new postoffices  had been promised in exactly the  same fashion as with Penticton  and Creston, but that up to the  present only seven had been proceeded with, all of which were  said to be urgently needed. The  delegate gathered that the new  government had not defin.tely  abandoned any of the projects  but that if action is to be had it  will be necessary to exert every  possible ounce of pressure. At  Penticton the municipal council  will join with the board of  trade  in a. drive to Se**" woi-lr mti/Io*.   mov  on the erection of the promised  structure.  The cutting and shipping of  Christmas trees is becoming quite  a late November and early December industry in East Kootenay  according to the Cranbrook Courier which announces that shipments commenced last week, and  the probability is that 50 or 60  carloads will be shipped. Only  fir trees will be accepted and the  trees are shipped to many of the  states south of the line���������as far  south as Texas and east far beyond the Missssippi. From 6000  to   18,000 trees are loaded  into  The Canadian Daily Newspaper  Assocsation has just completed a  survey, based upon the latest  census returns, which tells what  the average Canadian family eats  in a year, and estimates that the  total food bill of the ordidary  family is $400 per year. Here are  some of the figures: We are told  that the average Canadian family  consumes 25.96 pounds of canned  milk in a year, 16.38 pounds of  cheese, and 97.93 pounds of sugar;  of salt for household uses we use  64 pounds per family per annum.  Pork including bacon amounts to  66.36 pounds per year and we  consume 100.4 dozen eggs yearly  to go along with the bacon. Beef  consumpton is 68.66 pounds  yearly, but Canadians are not big  consumers of lamb and mutton,  buying only 6.28 pounds per family per year, a very low quota  compared to Australia and New  Zealand where mutton consumption is nearly 100 pounds per  family.  Fascuzzo, Charles and Frank Lombardo,  Frank Smythe and Douglas Cam.  Vic. Mawson and Harry Smith of  Creston were hunting over the flats on  Wednesday and met 'with fair success.  Frank Smythe of Kelson -* and Jack  Townsend of Trail have returned- to put  in a few more days ^hooting oyer the  flats.  Ole Christie, who ia in charge of the  tie making outfit' a&.Sanca. was a business -visitor to Atbara Siding on Wednesday.  Art. Rutiedge, school principal, is giving a prize to the pupils of Grade 7 for  the best paper on mining and lumbering  in B.C.  Tie loading operations are going ahead  fast now. Two carloads were shipped  Wednesday... Another truck ha-** been  put on the haul from Sanca.?  G. Cady of Schaefer-Hitchock Lumber  Company, Nelson, and Mr. Moore,  C.P.R. tie inspector. Nelson, were business visitors to Atbara Siding Wednesday.  Domonic Pascuazo and Charles Lombardo were business visitors to Creston  on  Monday.   J.   Miller of Kuskanook  was a business visitor to Creston the  same day.  Carl Lavezelli and Mike Taiarico were  both successful in securiug a nice buck at  the end of the week. Geese and duck  have been shy the past week but deer  are plentiful.  Art Na*~,ta*ri of Creston was a business  visitor here Wednesday. Shorty Millen  of the Kootenay Telephone Company  was in this vicinity twice this week in  connection with line work.  A considerable road crew is engaged  this week principally employed in gravelling east "of Sirdar. Another crew is  hauling and spreading gravel from Washout Creek to just west of Wynndel.  This month's edition of the Sirdar  News, edited by the pupils of the school,  is maintaining its reputation as bright  and newsy little paper and reflects credit  in those responsible for its make up.  At a meeting held in the schoolhouse,  Wednesday, it was decided there would  be no Christmas concert, but there will  be a collection taken by some of the  school pupils to enable them to have a  Christmas tree.  Sirdar badminton club has been practicing for -tbe past two weeks and according to reports the players are shaping  well. The membership of the club is  sixteen, with a number of beginners, who  are making good progress  Mr. and Mrs. S. Pascuzzo announce  the engagement of their eldest daughter,  Rose, to George J. McDonald of Vancouver. While the exact date of the  wedding has not been set it is expected  somewhere around  the end  of the year.  A number of young people* met at the  home of Mr. and Mrs. J*. Pascuzzo Wednesday evening, the gathering taking the  form of a surprize, party in honor of  George Everal, who is leaving the district.  Before the serving of supper the guest of  honor was presented with several fare  well gifts. A very pleasant evening was  rounded off with music and games.  Now it is estimated 800,000  boxes of the Okanagan apple crop  were effected by the freeze at the  first of November.  REAL ESTATE  and  Slocks  JFive ana   ien-_-vcre  Improved and Unimproved.  Easy Terms.  J. Q. Connell  Box 11.  CRESTON  I_AN1> ACT -  Notice of Intention to Apply to  "Purchase Land  In Nelson  Land  Recording  District  /���������of Kootenay District, and situate  near Thrums, B.C. ��������� ,  TAKE NOTICE that George Popoff  and Jacob Polovnikoff of Thrums, B.C.,  occupation, ranchers; intend to apply for  permission   to   purchase  the  following  uCSOriueu wiiuS.  Commencing at a post planted at  the N.E. corner of Lot;, 6893, Kootenay District' thence west 20 chains;  thence north 20 chains; thence east  20 chains; thence south 20 chains;  and containing 40 acres more or less.  GEORGE POPOFF  JACOB POLOVNIKOFF.  Applicants.  Dated Oct. 19,1986.  ���������������������������������������������aaaataaaiaiaaBaBaaaaBBaasBaas  ��������� a ������������������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������^���������������������������������������������8aa*8������������������������iB8iBSBB������ ��������������������������������������������������������������������������������������� ������������������������������������������������.������������������ aag|  LUMBER!  We  are in a position to supply  your requirements in  Rough and Dressed 1 and 2 Dimension, Boards  and Spruce Shiplap.  KILN DRIED FLOORING  Gyproc, . Shingles, Cement.  Our prices are right.    You get the grade you  order and full measure.  CHAS.O. RODGERS  CRESTON  ���������19  &m.&\\>������m\&\\&Umtm\������mhnu*mVm  I       The Consolidated Mining &       |  | Smelting Company of Canada, Ltd. ������  TRAIL,.    BRITISH COLUMBIA  &  I  i  il  Will Buy Wheel Chair  Sirdar  FOR YOUR  FURNITURE  REPAIRING  and  Upholster ing  New   Furniture  Made to Order  ��������� i_> *^y "jyp ii ^j*i t������M nn*i������j  Windows  ffTtlH   "��������� *S_is t\%  Guaranteed  Sydney. Rogers, teacher at Glenlily.  spent the weekend at his home here.  Tony Kopeck left on Monday mornings train for Nelson on a business visit.  John Munroe of Nelson is hunting over  the flats with headquarters at Kootenay  Landing.  The water as indicated by guage at  Slough bridge reads .88, n fall of .02 for  tho week.  Clarence Wilson of Wynndel has arrived here to haul ties from Sanca with  his truck.  Charles Lombardo haa left for Tyo  where he will visit his brother Frank for  a few days.  Lloyd Cartwright of Erickson has taken a tie hauling contract and is residing  at Kuskanook.  W.  wero employed on the C.P.R ditcher all  ���������k at Tyo.  The November meeting cf Creston  Women's Hospital Auxiliary was held on  Thursday afternoon. Mrs. R. Stevens  presided, and there was an attendance of  17 members and one visitor. .Mrs. Jas.  Cook reported for the buying committee.  One swing meeting had been held. Serviettes and baby blankets have been  purchased Mrs. Hare reported for the  visiting committee and spoke in glowing  terms of the hospital. The fruit shower  early in the month was an outstanding  succepa-. The auxiliary voted in favor of  renewing subscriptions to the daily newspapers for the hospital. Money was also  voted to purchase a supply of tray cloths  and a wheel chair, which latter is badly  needed for patients' use. It was left to  the executive to choose a committee to  make arrangements for Christmas entertainment for the hospital patients. The  tea hostesses were Mrs. G. Sinclair, Mra  F. K. Smith. Mrs. J. P. MacDonald and  Mrs. Page McPhee.  *  Manufacturers of  ELEPHANT BRAND COMMERCIAL  FERTILIZERS  Ammonium Phosphates.   Sulphate of Ammonia  Superphosphates Complete Fertilizers.  '.'/ Producers,^nd Refiners of v     ,r  TADANAC BRAND METALS  Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Cadmium, Bismuth  1  ���������������  i  s  I  mm9m\������myt9m\������m\MWV������tkmV  Daily O^  are offered' to the man with  ready money.  Accumulate  a rand  ������o   that  a tuna ������o  you may be able to take  advantage of just _������wch  opportunities Systematic deposits in a Savings Account  -will enable yQu to do this*   at  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  <--.  ��������������������������� J.  janger  C.V. Furniture Shop  Wilson Avo.      CWESTON  '/-|ifl Doi-ir from R<������vl������>w Offthw.  Thamct, J, Salte_ aud B.  Fabbiu  m ployed on the Cl  last wee)  The Boawoll fruit growers have loaded  another export ear of apples from Atbara.  This was shipped out Tuesday.  Charles Wilson was a business visitor  in Nelson and took in thp ceremony of  tho openinR of thn new nuditorltim.  Many local hunters worn trying their  luck in the area around Tyo this wook  meeting with but moderate ruccoso.  Mr" Curne, fruit inspector was horo on  Tuesday, inspecting tho car of fruit loaded by tho HorwqII growers at Atbara,  A gooaei dlnnor was nerved at tho homo  of Frank Lombardo on Wednesday whon  plenty of honker--, donu to a i u.... w*-.������������  nerved.   Thon** uttting down wore Dom.  Membership Increases  The November meeting of the  Women's Auxiliary to Creaton Valley Poat  Canadian Legion waa held In the Legion  hall on Tuesday ovening.   Tho president,  Mra. W. V.  Jackson,  presided, and sixteen members answered  roll call.   The  report of the treasurer was submitted  and was considered  favorable.   A  vote  of thanks was given  Mra. Cowling for a  cushion donated for the radio Armistice  night,   realizing   $13.     Tho   president  thanked all members who no willingly  helped with supper arrangements at the  Armistice night danco.   Four new names  were submitted for membership���������from  Gray Creek, Wynndel and Creston. Secretary was instructed to send letters of  thanks to those selling poppies at outlying points.   Mrs. M. Young and Mrs.  Lowther woro asked to procure chairs  locnlly  for Legion hall.   Secretary was  instructed    to collect money    duo   on  wreaths nn all poppy and wreath money  must   bo remitted   Vancouvor   by  tho  middle of   Decombor,   thus   providing  Christmas money for disabled noMlcra.  Tho Scotch heather tea waa discussed  and will bo held  Wednesday, December  4th, whon sprigs of heather Will bo pies*  entod   nil   attending.   Committees   for  this tea aro:   Kitchen���������Mrs. Vigno, Mrs.  Ilomi,   Mrs.  M.   Young.   TabloB���������Mra.  Mallandaine,    Margnrot   Miller,    Doris  Ferguson. Belle Robinson.   Thoro was  the social hour after tho biiHinouf* session  with tea   hostesses,  Mrs.   Vigno   Mrs.  LuwlU-i-, Mrs. W. V. .Tucknou m.il Utvu.  .1. E. Johnson.  Winter  Lb   \JP     WW  Excursion  EASTERN CANADA  Daily Dec. 1 to Jan. S.    Return Limit 3 Months  #*P_f_^W^_?l������  Daily Dec. I to Jan. i%.    Return Limits Months  fiP>B_Blt@af_iM FJajWjS**,^  INTERMEDIATE and COACH CLAS& To Vancouver, Victoria,  Simula, Portland and California Polnta~-On win daily NOV.  IM, 1935, to MAY 14,19M~~Ucturn Limit 6 month*.  SI'DAY FlltST CLASS to SvattU. Portland and California Point, on  ml*, daily DEC. J to DEC. U and JAN. 2 to FBI*. M.  Your nearest Canadian Pacific Agont will gladly quote faros,  Train Service and make all arrangements. CRESTON REVIEW  Grand Theatre  SAT'Y, DEC. 7  Surprise Tops Surprise!  Ten   top-rank   stars ...  30  gorgeous beauty contest Winners  . . . 200 dancing darlings . . .  1000 spectacular costumes ...  dazzling   lavishness . . . tuneful  song hits.,    .hilarious, fun . ; >.  YOU   NEVER  WANT IT.? TO  END.    o .   *���������*  George White's  1935  Scandals  with  ALICE FAY  ���������JAMES DUNN  NED SPARKS  STARS*    GIRLS!    TUNES I  LAUGHS!    SPECTACLE!  struck a switch damaging it and smashing the rail. The speederman inspecting  the track before the arrival of the west-  , bound train discovered the damage and  flagged the passenger train just in time  to avert a serious accident. Had the  damage not been discovered the westbound train would most likely bave gone  off the track and into the canyon. The  section crews spent mo3t of Sunday repairing ihe track.  CAR������ OF THANKS  _ Arrow Creek school pupils and teacher  wish to thank Creston and District  Women's Institue and the staff of the  Creston Review for their generosity in  Drovldins the  ne������,o,������*cnrv   ttt-mi<. *?.-  the  m    -   - ~ 0 -��������� m.        mmm.m.^.Vm.~.. ^f A....V.O        1U| 1)111*  purer ase of an organ. Books and  magazines supplied by members of the  Institute have also been thankfully  received.  Canyon  -_ Zs" Mark&aro'of Watrous, Sask., who  has been on a visit the past month with  ������Sr. and Mrs. Roy Browell, has returned  home.  Mrs. E. J. Strong left on Tuesday for  Cranbrook, where she will spend a few  weeks with her daughter. Mrs. Fennessy,  and later will go to Calgary, Alberta for  the winter.  The infant daughter of Mr. and Mrs.  E Humble was baptized at the United  Church Sunday afternoon���������Elizabeth  Faith. The pastor; Rey. A. H. Walker,  officiated.  The ladies'* Christmas concert committee had a very successful dance at the  community hall on Friday night at  which the in take was $21. Local music  was supplied. ���������'������������������"'  Junior league basketball honors were  even in the two games played at Canyon  Friday afternoon. The local boys won  over Creston High School boys 26 2 but  Canyon girls lost to Creston high school  by a margin of 8-0.  Bonners Ferry Herald: A marriage  license was issued at the county auiit-  or's office, Monday, to Robert Halet and  Margaret Swan, both of Crestoh, B.C.  The couple were married the same day  by probate judge E. B. Schlette.  ' The trustees have about completed  arrangements for the use of the United  Church to provide a fourth room for  Canyon school, to take care of th increased population of the past six  months. The-new room will open after  Christmas holidays.  DSomething distinctly out of the ordinary occurred on Sunday mcrning near  Canyon bridge when the middle section  of a C.P.R. freight train jumped the rails,  ran along about 160 feet and then re-  railed itself.   In   re-railing the wheels  Gladden HER  heart this  Christmas  wifli a  W ATC  It will bo a pDeasant  of   your  good wishes  throughout tho yoars.  A small deposit will hold  any   article   uutflB  Christmas M  ErieUson  W. Stewart was a visitor at Canal  Flats last week.  '  H. Park of Kimberley  was a Sunday  visitor with Mr. and Mrs. W. Currie.  "���������*.  -*"- "'/ ' -*���������.  ' '������������������  \ Mrs." R. A-; Palfreyman.was a we6kend  visitor* with Nel?on0f**ieod3.  '    .  .' ^   ���������������- ������������������' ���������* V   * ���������  Miss Shirley Fisher of Cranbrook was  a weekend visitor with-her aunt. Mrs.  McMillan,.  .������'.-''*    7  '    Y  Mr. and Hits'.' Armstrong of Cranbrook  spent-a few days here last week with  Mrs. Fred Speaker.  T. Wilson was a business visitor at.  Fernie a few days the past week, returning on Tuesday.  Mrs. F. Putnam was hostess to the  Erickson Christ Church Ladies' Guild at  the December meeting on Tuesday.  Lewis Leveque of Medicine Hat, Al-  berta_was a visitor with his brother, L.  T. Leveque, during the past week.  E, E. Cartwright got away on Tuesday on a holiday visit at points in Ontario He expects to be away until the  middle of January.  Speedway Motors bave the agency for  the Plymouth car, and J. Brown is busy  these days demonstrating the new 1936  model to prospective purchasers.  Mr. and Mrs. Frank Putnam were  Nelson visitors the latter* part of the  week, where Frank had.a prominent  part in the opening exercises of the new  civic centre in that city.  Don't forgot  J  T_f _pw  is tho place.  Legion Meeting  There was a good attendance at the  December meeting of Creston Valley  Post Canadian Legion which was held in  the Legion Hall on Tuesday with President John Bird in the chair. Col.  Mallandaine reported cn his visit as  Canadian representative, to the Arr.erican  Legion meeting held in Bonners Ferry on  the occasion of the visit of the Idaho  State Commander. The secretary's report showed a satisfactory intake for the  Remembrance Day dance, and while  deficit on the banquet was n������"r greater  than usual, in view of th * small support  given to this function' it was decided to  alter the programme for next year's  Remembrance Day. Col Mallandaine  reported pension adjustments effected  through the efforts of his committee, and  also the clearing up of an bid account  due from the Last Post Fund. Tickets  for the usual Christmas cheer drawing  were distributed, and a committee  appointed to supervise sending of  hampersV Through the kindness of  Floyd Rodgers the contest will be  announced on the theatre screen, and the  drawing will take place at the Grand  Th������atre after the s'iow on Saturday, December 21st. All ticket. stubs  must be fin secretary G. W. Hendy's  hands by 5 p.m. Saturday, 21st.  Extra Special -.. SATURDAY ONLY  .27  .17  .25  I, 6 to 8 Ik. slabs, per lb.  SHORTENING, Domestic, 1-Bb, Cartons  GRAPEFRUIT, Califoraia, 3 for. . .  FRESH VEGETABLES  Spinaeh,On5ons,Carrots,RadishesfLettuce, Etc  Local and Personal  Mrs. S. A. Speers is visiting with  friends in Calgary this week, leaving on  Tuesday.  The weatner still continues cloudy,  with a turn for the colder in evidence on  Wednesday. ^  It is expected the 1936 convention of  West Kootenay Central Farmers' Institute will be held at Creston in May.  All those having stubs on comforter  and hed throw raffle please return same  to Mrs. Bud Andrews, West Kootenay  store, not later than Friday, December  12th.  A B.C. Tree Fruit Board bulletin  shows that as at November 28rd Creston  valley ha-i shipppd 211,119 hoxes of apples; about 50,000 of which had gone to  export.  W. Ferguson, with Irving and Bill,  were at Nelson at tho weekend for the  opening of tho civic centre. They were  gursts of Mr. Ferguson's daughter, Mrs.  W. Defoe.  FOR SALE  OR   TRADE-On light  car, or what have you:   Horse and harness. Jorsoy cow,' plough and harrow,  light   buggy.   N.   Husband.    Comfort  ranch, Creston.  SHOOTING MATCH���������A gooae shoot  will be held at the ranch of Waltor  Nickel on Wednesday, December 18th,  starting uL ona o'clock. 26 cents a shot.  Norman A. Nickel.  Quito a number of Croston Masons are  leaving today (Thursday) for Cranb ook  for tho funeral of tho lato Frod Ryckman, who was widely nnd favorably  lenown in this section.  Word from Mr. nnd Mrs. T. Goodwin,  who urn wintering In California, in that  thoy aro now located nt Long Beach and  aro having tho -finest kind of California  weather for thoir holiday.  Tho Catholic Ladies' League aro having their cm mini nolo of work and afternoon tea at tlio Homo Cafo, formerly tho  XL, on Suturduy aftornoon, Docombor  nth, to which all nro Invited.  December meeting of Creston and Dint-riot Women's Institute will bo hold at  the homo of Mwi.  Mallandnlno, Friday,  December 13th, at 3 p.m. Miss E.  Cooke, matron of Creston hospital, will  give a talk on home nursing.  Creston got an even Break in the East  Kootenay High School basketball league  games at the pavilion on Saturday*  evening, the girls winning handily by "a  25 7 margin, and the boy_"Iosing by the  narrow margin of 18-15 to Cranbrook.  Would children having toys In good  condition for which they have no further  use please leave them at Palm Confectionery to be called for by the. Women's  Institute and given to children who will  not be having any. too bright a Christmas.  Vincent Phillips got away on  Tuesday for Prince Rupe't, where he  will make he home in future. Vine,  has been in charge of the bakery at the  Palm confectionery ��������� since its opening a  year ago, and is taking _i similar position  in the northern . metropolis. Mrs.  Phillips will follow later.  In the junior basketball league games  on Friday afternoon Creston teams got  an even break. At Wynndel the public  school squads saw the girls go down 'o  defeat while the boys were winning. At  Canyon the situation was reversed the  local High School quint*, having a win to  "their credit, with the boys suffering de-,  feat.  The best commercial' league basketball  so far this season was dispensed at Friday night's games at 'Park pavilion in  which Creston High school girls maintained the lead with a 20-16 win over  Creston Review. Pharmacy downed  Creston Motors 29-23 and Cardinals  triumphed over Imperial Groceteria  22-17. ���������  The packing house staffs' wind up the  season with the annual ball at Park  pavilion this (Friday) evening, with  dancing at 9 p.m Music will be provided by ths Bluebird orchestra of  Cranbrook. Admission is by invitation  which must be presented at the door,  and supper, which is being served by the  Pythian Sisters, is extra.  The December tournament of Creston  badminton club on Monday night at the  pavilion was largley attended    In mixed  doubles the winners were Miss H.  Hob  den and  C.  H. Hare.   Ladies' doubles  were captured by  Miss Jean Hen 'erson  and    Marjorie   Hamilton,   and    men's  doubles by A.  R. Lynn and A. W.  Millin.   During   the   tournament 21  point  games were played.   Tho committee in  charge of the meet was C. H. Hare, H.  H. Wilks and F. Hurford.   Supper was  in charge of Misses Edith Couling, Kate  Payne, Lily Lewis, Dora Nickel,  Lillian  Trevelyan and Dave Todd.  *..*..]*.*.. -a -a. a- a -a- a. *.. cm. -1.-.C. ���������   fi.Amm.M..jm. *..m..m.   A . m . A, A .A. A. A . A.'A. A-A ,A.A,A.A  An  Goaii ������������$&&i&  at ECONOMICAL PRICESf  It is most important to have good meats foi  healthy, active bodies. And it is most important to  obtain good, meats at economical prices to keep within  the family budget. We are always on the job to make  your shopping satisfactory.  BURNS & COMPANY, Lti  PHONE 2  ��������� -  ���������*���������*"  ���������wfm"m.'wi'*'wr'wwwwmmv  ���������wr-v ���������*>���������<*���������  'ifT^'rify wwwt'w  Our JL B. 0. Broadcast  , - -  ���������- ���������*  ������������������"���������-  *   Kimberley hospital aet up a new  record with four births last week.  A Bonners Ferry hunter reports  seeing a timber wolf while hunting in that section one day last  week.  According to the News wholesale prices on eggs at Vernon last  week were 41, 88 and 35 cents  dozen.  60 tons of grapes frozen at Kelowna were placed in cold storage  and are being satisfactorily manufactured into juice.  According to the Grand Forks  Gazette about 5000 pounds of red  trout are being shipped weekly  from Christina Lake.  For the first tin\e in four years  building permits at Penticton are  over the $100,000 mark for the  first eleven months of the year.  Of 554,000 boxes of apples in  Okanagan orcnardft at the time of  the November freeze it is expect  od 400,000 wall bo t successfully-  defrdsted.  ..__.&...A. ' ,.*..m.-ji-m-������, + -m-m-m.m.m. A. A .A. A. A .A. A ��������� A.A. A-A-A-TA.  A--W  Now is the Time to Fill Your Coal  Bins for the Winter Months.    Try  JlmvvBlt Goal  Coal That's Coal���������Clean and Clinker less.  *  CRESTON  TRANSFER  P.O. BOX 79  ALBERT DAVIES  PHONE 13  ^^mva^wy.  'rt'ryyt'fyfyffrt*f r  .tV'wrmyr'W-wir-yr'^'wr'v  A~ A...*i~ 4.-A ��������� a .+..*.- *.-*..+.- m.-^.^-^,,*--*.*..*..^-*.. A..A.A    A.A.at.. A.A^A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A.A,  No Job Too Large or Too Small  en care  MEN    OF  SERVICE  PHONE 21  and be sure your requirments are tak-  of promptly and efficiently. TRAINED  OF    EXPERIENCE    AT     YOUR  H. S. McCREATH  COAL,    "WOOD,       FIXW-R*-   FEED  4  4  4.  m  4  i  m  4  *^n*qmfiKmmmt4Mpm4q*M'm4mHr4i04m^  Q������MM0������l  ���������*E~  CHRISTMAS SHOPPING  It will pay you to drop In and Book  ovor our stock of Christmas Qlfts. You  will find many Items to choose from In  Toilet Sets,    Fancy Stationery,    China  SIBverW'Bi'ea PevfumOafyy g^u-n&alfG Pvcst Sets  Kodaks, Box Chocolates,  Etc.  TOYS,  GAMES,  BOOKS  a*  w  m  tt  ifVi*rf.ftiii   On io1  &  ^/U. *t^w"&8*%|r'lJI    ,  MmW a. WUSL  i|?i**fcW#_|,  aL'A.KAWBOIJK.'MGK.  _,...IMHMl������MIIMMIMII������  u������������������^������������������M���������������������������������Vi|---'",���������������*'���������,'',���������,���������'*M',J���������,OJI*���������������������������',��������� * k* ** *** " ' *" THE   KftVEEW.   CRESTON,   B,   Qs  All the Vitamins of  COD LIVER OIL  PLUS  Bone Building  MINERALS  PROMINENT IN ATUST****yrAN POLITICS  Cod Liver Oil -when digested supplies many necessary elements fo_  proper growth of body and bones.  Scott's Emulsion of Cod Liver Oil  and the Hypophosphhes of Lime  and Soda, prepared for easy digestion helps insure proper body and  bone development, without the  unpleasant taste of Cod Liver Oil.  EMULSION  THE DIGESTIBLE COD LIVER OIL  WITH THE PLUS VALUES  For Sale by  YOUR DRUGGIST  -*W*?*ff  iirAm n  nuiU-Lf  Ilrtl I Jill 111 uu  BRIEFLY TOLD  Above are two personalities in tbe new Austrian cabinet whicb was  changed after the recent Fascist coup by Prince von Starhemberg. Left is  Dr. Ludwig Draxler, Minister of Finance, and, right, Major Eduard Baer von  Baarenfels, new Minister for the Interior and Security.  e]^R|T^  New Census Of Stars  Emperor Haile Selassie ordered a  chieftain of the Jijiga region flogged  for cowardice in battle. The troops  under his command and his property  was turned over to another Ethiopian  commander.  A 50 per cent, reduction in the rate  for long distance telephone calls is  announced by the Manitoba telephone  system. Effective Dec. 1, the reduced  rates apply throughout the province.  Rear-Admiral Carey T. Grayson,  head of the United States Red Cross,  said Japan has sent enough, surgical  materials to the International Red  Cross to care for 10,000 Ethiopian!  wounded.  Drastic overhaul of Britain's shipping regulations is in sight. The evidence gathered by the board of  trade inquiries coupled -with the  growing toll of British ships lost at  sea is creating wide uneasiness.  The successful finish of the world's  largest piece of glass, the 200-inch  mirror or "eye" of the world's largest  telescope, was revealed at the Corning glass works. This huge telescope  mirror was poured Dec. 2, 1934 and  has been cooling ever since.  Elimination of the Alberta debt  adjustment legislation and the whole  subject brought within the jurisdiction of Dominion legislation was urged in a resolution sent to federal  authorities by the Calgary Board of  Trade.  The Irish Transatlantic Corporation  decided to press for the appointment  of a select committee of the House  of Commons to inquire into an alleged  attempt to create a monopoly of the  north Atlantic air route for the benefit of certain interests to the exclusion of other companies.  Discloses Number, Size Of Sun, "Not  Previously  Identified  An astronomical star census, by a  new method reported to the National  Academy of Sciences at Charlottesville, Va., increases the theoretical  mathematical chances of life like that  on earth existing elsewhere in the  universe. I  This report does not discuss the  possibilities of life, but shows a larger  number of stars the .s"ze of our sun  than previously identified. Its new  star census fits directly into the  statistics by which astronomers have-  been calculating the chances that  there might be other suns with  planet families and evolutions just  just like ours.  Such an "accident" was once considered remote. Lately the almost  incredible multiplication in the estimated numbers of stars has caused  astronomers to consider tbe ���������'accident" of exact similarity more possible, and the census shows the existence of an increased number of  specific places where there might be  duplication.    .  The star count was made on  "dwarf" and "giant" stars by P. Van  de Kamp and A. N. Vyssotsky of the  Leaner McCormick observatory,  University of Virginia.  %  y*  ���������u.  SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON  DECEMBER 8  Delicious Crisp Cookies  This Recipe  Proves They Are  Easy  To Make  Temperature:  400 degrees F.  Time: 15 minutes.  2    squares unsweetened chocolate  cup shortening  cup sugar  cup "Crown Brand" Corn Syrup  eggs, unbeaten  cup flour*  cup Benson's Corn. Starch  teaspoon vanilla  *V_ cup finely chopped nuts  Method: Melt the chocolate in the  top of a double boiler.   Remove from  heat   and add the shortening, sugar,  "Crown   Brand"   Corn   Syrup,   eggs,  flour, Benson's Corn Starch, and vanilla, beating the whole mixture thoroughly/ being sure the eggs are added one at a time. Spread the mixture  on baking sheets   which   have   been  oiled   with   Mazola.      Sprinkle   -with  nuts   and   bake in a hot oven.    Cut  while -warm.    These cookies are very  crisp and easily made.  NEHEMIAH   rebuilding   the  WAUL   OF   JERUSALEM  Tomb Among Buddhists  In  Golden text: The people had a mind  to work.   Nehemiah 4:6.  Lesson: Nehemiah. 2:1 to 7:4.  Devotional reading: Psalm 4:6.  Jewels Determine Rank  Precious* stones of different colors  are -worn by the various ranks of  Chinese mandarins. The highest  rank wears a red ruby or pink tourmaline; the next rank wears coral or  garnet; the third rank beryl or lapis  lazuli; and the bottom rank white  rock,  crystal, or other stones.  Americans are said to purchase  $30,000,000 worth of fraudulent  stocks each week.  Largest Fleet Afloat  Amasses Quite -A  Considerable Fortune With Sailing Ships  Captain Gustaf Erikson of Marien-  hamn, Finland, former sea captain  and now owner of the largest "windjammer" fleet afloat, is sending five  of his largest vessels to Australia.  On arrival at their destination they  will be loaded with grain and other  merchandise for Britain.  Captain Erickson; who is credited  with, having amassed a considerable  fortune with his sailing ships has a  fleet of 26 vessels with a gross tonnage of 68,670.  Sawfish snouts are used to  spear  I head models by various savage tribes.  Knit and J.uU tyou* Way to SfyU  Carrying Out Contract  Bodies   Of   Chinese   Being   Sent   To  Native Land  A contract with the dead, assuring  their peaceful rest by the side of their  honorable ancestors in far away  China, was on ita way to fulfillment.  In Mount Auburn cemetery of  Stickney at Chicago, diggers were  exhuming the bodies of 400 Orientals  under direction of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association.  During their lifetime it had pledged  on conditions of payment of a stipulated fee that It would insure their  final interment in the land of their  fatherft and ln tlio sepulchres of thoir  families,  The pouch of the full-grown poll-  can Is capable of holding seven  quarts of water.  "Medicated  with ingredients ot  Vicks VapoRub  MIks^^  ttwrnimW  fy  AIU&   -  Keep tjtoh  lUedUs  BiU^lditlt.  Stittttei  W    A   Lint   Of   "W*nt������-i������1   InvurUlonV'   A������������**  ���������      Knll rnformR'ltotJ Bent Vnm On Itoqunftt.  Hit) iiranntni      Uo   10-/     orrnvtm,     ont.  A ***-""*��������� ******** M.1 *W 4""**  D Eptttf B iB El a_hZj_������  A Lint Of "W������nt������<1  INiII rnformntlloti Bent  PATTEttN  5484  Tho drossy typo of sweater-blouse is becoming of moro and moro fashion  importance for ovory sort of daytime occasion. Why not get to worlc and  knit ono for yourself���������you may bo ablo to finish. It. in tlmo to wear Christmas clay! This now costume features an unusual decoration of fanliko knitted plcatn. Thc InteroF'tlnp" nolf-pattern. In tho body of the sweater ia just  knitting and purling���������though you'd novor guess Itl Add a simple knitted  slclrt and you will havo an caelly-mado outfit which will win many compliments for you.  In pattern B484 you will find directions for making the blouso and a  plain Hlclrt In slzon 10-18 and 88-40; an illustration of tho blouso and of aU  stitches used; material requirements.  To obtain this pattern Bond 20 cents In stampa or coin (coin preferred)  to HoiiHoholcl Arts Dnpt, Winnipeg Nowapapor Union, 175 McDormot Avo.  E., Wlnnlpog.  Thorn Im no Allot*. Broolm pattern book published  Explanations And Comments  The Ridicule of Sanbalat and To-  biah, 4:1-6. "What are these feeble  Jews up to?" mockingly questioned  Sanballat before his brethren and the  army of Samaria. "Do they think  they can do it all in a day? Do they  expect to bring the stones to life out  of these heaps of rubbish ?" And To-  biah joined in the ridicule: "That  stone wall which tbey are building,"  he said, "will be broken down if a fox  tries to scale it." Their words were  repeated to Nehemiah, and he appealed to God to judge them.  The work progressed so rapidly,  for the people "had a mind to work,"  that the rebuilt walls soon attained  half their height.  Tbe secret of much of the failure in  the lives   of   men,   the   ground   for  much of the finest success, may easily  be   discovered   in   these   words, "the  people had a mind to work."    Great'  and worthwhile tasks are never very  easily done.    The City  of   God   does  not spring up over night like a mushroom.   Its building requires hard and  patient and faithful toiling, and the  man who is not -willing to give that  will not help greatly in the undertaking.   At the moment there is a great  shortage of the work by which men  earn their daily- bread, but there is  still plenty to do in that great enterprise of setting   up   God's   Kingdom  among men.    It is calling loudly for  men and women -who have a mind to  work.  . Many  Enemies   Conspire  Together  to Stop the Work, 4:7, 9, 11.    Common hatred has   a  wonderful power'  of uniting former foes, and the various peoples   of   the land, Arabians,  Ammonites,   Ashdodites,   as well  as  Sanballat and Tobbiah, were no exception.   When they learned that the  work of rebuilding the wall was progressing rapidly and that the breaks  were being filled in, they were greatly   angered.     They   feared   to   have  Jerusalem again a powerful political  centre,   but   greater  than  this   fear  was  their  hatred  of   the   religious  ideals   that   inspired   its   rebuilding.  They agreed to go to Jerusalem together, expecting  that  their  coming  would   terrify   the   timid,    confusion  would result, and  work would   stop.  They planned.to come so stealthily  as to take the Jews unawares.   But  Nehemiah posted   sentinels  day  and  night, and prayed, and "to pray and  watch is the road to victory."  Building    and   Battling,     4:13-23.  Forewarned, forearmed. Therefore, in  the lowest spaces  behind  the  walls  and   in   the   open   spaces, Nehemiah  placed people with arms, arrows for  use when the enemy was  at  a  distance, spears as the enemy drew near,  and swords for a hand-to-hand fight.  And when he beheld the enemy approaching in the distance, ho counseled fearless fight; but the enemy,  hearing that thoir plan for a sudden  attack was known to the Jews, retreated, and the latter resumed their  work   upon   tho   walls.     From   that  time   onward,   half   of   Nchcmlah's  bodyguard worked on tho  walls, and  half stood ready with spears, shields,  bows and coats of mall.   Back of the  builders woro   the   rulers,   ready   to  issue orders when the trumpot sounded an alarm.  Tho Wall Finished, 6:15-7:4. Despite all opposition from enemies and  all fears and weakness of workers,  tbo wall was completed in a -"horl*  spare of 52 days. With great rejoicing a solemn dedication was held,  which will bo our text next wook.  U.S. Scientist Will Be Buried  Chinese Monastery-  Alan Priest, curator of tbe Oriental department of the Metropolitan  museum has a newly completed tomb  waiting for him in the Buddhist monastery of Chief Tai Ssu, or the Monastery of the Ordaining Terrace.  Tbe religious structure, 25 m'les  from Peiping, dates back to the third  century A.D.  In the communal graveyard, dating  back to the Ming dynasty, Mr.  Priest has his tomb. It is the typical  Buddhistic form of shaped, gray  bricks, rising ten feet and looking not  unlike a creme de menthe bottle. It  is overshadowed by a great pagoda  and other shrines 400 years old. Giant  evergreen trees equally ancient give  shade.  At present the plaque on the tomb  merely carries the date of erection  in Chinese characters, 'but it might  some day include the character "Pu,,r  Mr,  Priests's name in Chinese.  In order to receive this special .  favor of resting in death among the  monks, the American made friends  with the chief abbott of Chieh Tai  Ssu, and in a minor way is considered  one of his followers. Mr. Priest,  after graduation from Harvard, par-?  ticipated in an archaeological expedition to China, speaks and reads  Chinese, and is one of America's  leading 'sinologists''He put the finishing touches to a book manuscript on  Chinese subjects while on leave in  Peiping.  Grim Curio For Sale  Cabinet Owned'by Notorious Poisoner  Has Sinister History  A large, highly-ornamented cabinet, with a sinister history, was on  view in London at Selfridge's recently.  It was given to Lucrezia Borgia,  the notorious "mass", poisoner of the  Renaissance period, by her brother,  Caesar. It contains dozens of secret  drawers in whicb Lucrezia is reputed  to have kept liqueurs and wines. The  most interesting feature, however, is  the key, in the handle of which. i3  hidden a needle which remained embedded in a deadly poison.  Lucrezia's enemies often attempted to open the cabinet, but their  ignorance of the existence of the  needle meant a swift death in terrible  agony.  The cabinet was later given by  Cardinal de Medici to Czar Alexander  I., and remained in the possession of  the House of Romanoff until 1917. It  was often admired by Rasputin.  It is now owned by Baron von  Landauor, and Is for sale at ������3,000.  "Tom proposed to me in his auto."*  "Indeed V*  "And I   refused  him   in   the  hospital."  A Special Coiimrauul  "Haiti" yelled tho sorgont to a now  squad of rocrulto. But ono of thom  marched on.  "Horo, Jonoa, what wore you doing.  before you joined tho army?" yelled I  tho sergeant,  "A horso driver, sir," replied  Jonos.  Whon tlio squad wat* marching  again tho uorgoant cried: "Squad  haltl Jonoa, whoa!" 2127  WORRIED ABOUT  YOUR HEALTH ?  TAKE SASKASAL  .Nature gives to Canada in munificent  abundance tho natural Mineral Snita  found in Little Manitou. Thoso medicinal Salts aro refined and prepared  by oxport Chemists In tho form of  SASKASAL SALTS.  Tims SASKASAL in turn give-M to  Canadians in eimplo form���������ca������y nnd  Rloasant to take-���������tho cleanniuK, purl-  yin****, medicinal products of Nature.  That is tho simple storv of SASKASAL  Salt*", no helpful to you in rroftainln"*; your  lout health nnd maintaining: it in joyoun  vigour. If you Buffer from Constipation,  InidlaoBtion, Xlheumatlnm, mild K Windy  or Liver troubles���������talc* SASKASAL  Balta. At all "DruB* Storeo���������OOo.       to THE   KEYIEW,    CRESTON.   B.    C  2 Things to Do  TO   EASE  COLD   INSTANTLY  Discomfort and Ache Go Almost Instantly This Way  Take two "Aspirin" Tab-  B leta. TVTake ������nr������ vmg' tfet  ������������������ "Aspirin." "  "       "  Instead of taxing your system with  strong medicines for a cold, try the  way pictured above ���������- the modern,  easy way. Your own doctor will  approve it. And it takes hold of  even a bad cold almost immediately.  The "Aspirin" you take will  start combating your cold internally  at once; if throat is sore, crush and  stir 3 "Aspirin" Tablets in a third //  DEMAND  AND   GET  m%    juruuc t. iuu glass oi water.  /   Repeat treatment ia 2 hours.  of a glass of water; gargle twice. Do  not rinse mouth.  0 "Aspirin" Tablets are made in  Canada. "Aspirin" is the registered  trade-mark of the Bayer Company,  Limited. Look for the name Bayer  in the form of a cross on every tablet.  ASPIRIN  ii  FLEMING'S  FOLLY  .--- BY ���������  LAWRENCE A. KEATING  CHAPTER I.  Chill with promise of approaching  ���������winter, a low moaning, sighing wind  curled down from the snow peaked  Captain Mountains twenty miles west  to devil-dance with macabre glee in  the wide main street of the cowtown  of Rawhide.  Buckboard teams and saddle horses  lined the juniper hitchrails before  Sam Pickett's General Store, the  false fronted Half Moon Saloon, and  the three-story Trailend Hotel across  the street. With ears flapped and  muzzles lowered between their knees,  roans, mustangs, and bronks huddled  together in morose resignation to the  sting and nip of dust-swirls that now  and then all but hid them from.view.  Through broad, hazy windows of  the hotel lobby could, be seen the  meeting of Boone County cattlemen,  called by the owner of the modest  Star Loop Ranch, Link Fleming.  Every prairie-tanned . countenance  was etched in lines of gravity, every  ear attuned "to the earnest words of  the twenty-three year old speaker in  cowhide vest and work trousers who,  with sombrero tilted on his high  forehead, faced the crowd from the  elevation of a round-backed hickory  chair.  Pausing, Link let his brown eyes,  set wide apart and flecked with grey,  sweep slowly, hopefully over the  twenty-odd men who waited in absorbed interest. He lowered a sinewy  brown hand to his cartridge belt and  shifted the heavy forty-five to a new  -position on his thigh. Clearing his  throat,... he held up a paper and continued: v..  "Reckon every one of you got a  message like mine. It says here  Uncle Sam don't want us to graze  the foothill ranges any more. The  reason is, grass up there has got thin  and worn out, and never had the  chance for a comback. We've wiped  those ranges almost clean, until every  cow needs twelve or fifteen acres.  When you started runnin' beef in this  section, Seth Howland, what, acreage did a steer use up ?"  ��������� At the sudden focus of attention  on him, Howland, a lank, watery  eyed veteran of Texas trails, blinked  startledly. He rolled the inevitable  quid from ono hollow cheek to tho  other and back again. Seth swallowed and shifted weight.  "Feed was plentiful," he answered  finally. "Reckon yuh could say half  thc acroago'd do as much then as  now.   Maybe loss."  "And nobody tried to toll you  whether you could graze hero or thoro  or some other place.   Did they?"  A dozen pairs of oyos movod from  Seth to tho somewhat flushed --'ftco of  |TO  STOP ITCHING AND TO  ICLEAR   UP  Buzz -Hamilton, young manager of  his own and his absent sister Helen's  Triple H spread. Buzz removed the  drooping brownpag-ir cigarette froih  his mouth. It was plain from his  scornful tone and attitude that before coming here he had paused at  the Half Moon Saloon for liquid refreshment which always had the  effect of making him surly.  "Nobody ever could tell a Texan  man nothin'," Howland agreed with  pride. "The range was free In them  days, like it oughta be free now!"  Growls and nods proved the body  by this suggestion of rough and ready  resistance. So also was Honest John  Mulrooney, a heavily^built Irishman,  Fleming's neighbor. Marty Bush, the  local cattle agent, remained calm, as  did a few ;others.*** Fearful lest the  meeting get out of hand so that he  could not offer the plan for which he  had summoned them here, Link  sought some means 6f placating the  men.  "A year ago we talked of ways of  improving our range; making more  money out of steers. I suggested a  remedy which is even more important  to us now. What xrf need is permanent relief."      ' T  "Irrigation, I suppose," sneered  Hamilton, "you been cracked on it  ever since yuh came here." He swayed slightly as he faced the crowd.  "What's the use talkin' about a  scheme that's never ever been tried?  I say we got to fight for our rights,  or nobody'll even feel sorry for us!"  "Who says it's never been tried?"  Roper Kilgo spoke up good natured-  ly. "I'm for findin' out, in case irri-  gation'd be a good thing. Especially  'cause like Pieper told us, boys, we  can't fight the whole U.S. Army.  "Let's hear what Link's got to  say" he went on in a persuasive tone.  "I never thought much about water-  in' dead land, but Fleming's talked  it a long time, and I reckon he's gone  into it plumb thorough. Tells me he  got Soak Torney to draw up plans  for a scheme to irrigate the whole  valley. I'm with you gents on what-  ever's decided, but this grazin* order  ful physically as he was  relentless  when   crossed,   and   determined   on  every project he undertook!  (To Be Continued)  of ranchers in hearty accord.   "Ain't  means^ business, so we ought to look  no city gent gonna tell me where to   """  feed my cows!" threatened redhead-  ixitw i_������3 water question*"  WMMMmMWMMa  #i������**������(Pf������Wi������������������  E  '���������'____���������    T^J,'_P������?      a__jl        _fl_   '  -,��������� %Mf,, 'Mm- ��������� mm:;,Iri:;,���������#**%  AND SKBN RASHES"*USE  Dr. D.D.Dei������nl'������f LiquidPrcflcrlp-  ticm, made and guaVanteecl hy the  maker* of Cnmpana'a Italian Balm.  Trial bottle 35a at your ilruggltit.   13  mmmimMimmMmmmSiMmmmimimimmimmmmmmmmwmmm  ed Burr Calgan.  "What's the gov'ment got to say  about this, anyhow?" another man  demanded.  "Anybody tried to stop up from  summerin' in them foothills, he's  plumb liable to get his neck stretched on the handiest blue piner** loudly declared Gyp Vaille.  "Boys," Link put in, "I don't like  this interference any better than  you do. But it won't solve our problems to hang anyone, or put up a  gunfight. Down at Ox "Draw they  held a necktie party with a government man for the .honored guest. The  result was a regular small-time war,  with seven killed, cattle, run off, and  a dozen ranchers and waddles jailed.  The government won. Ox Draw  cattle 3tayed out of the foothills last  summer, didn't they?"  "That's right." As everyone looked his way Otto Pieper, the scrawny  necked president of the Stockmen's  Bank, paled. He passed a bony hand  over bis shining bald head as if in  search of the hair that once had  warmed it, and caused his Adam's  apple to bob up and down in nervous  preparation for further speech.  "It'd   be    suicide,"    he    quavered.  "Kill   ten   agents   and 50 soldiers'll  come.   Hang the lot of 'em arid five  hundred'U be here next day. No, sir!"  Otto declared with emphasis.    "This  government   order   means   what   it  says.    Fleming is dead right about  that.   I stand for everything fair on  the range, but I'm for the American  flag, too!    That,  there,   uh,   striped  cross o' patriotism borne so fearlessly by a host of honest-meanin' pioneers like "ourselves.   Gents, would yuh  snap at the hand that's feedin', yuh ?  Then cut out this talk of hanging and  killing,"   Pieper    advised    earnestly.  "Abandon it, I say, and���������"  "Elect you to Congress!"  There was a laugh at Pieper's expense.   As it rippled and died Hamilton elbowed his way to the front of  the crowd until ho stood near burly,  heavy-jawed   Roper   Kilgo,.     Buzz's  hot words were calculated to inflame  others to hia own fiery impulsiveness.  "That's all right to talk big, but  what   will   it   get   yuh?    For years  thom foothills have been free.   Now  some politician decides wo got to be  kicked off.    Is that justice?    Why,  thoro wouldn't be a settlement ln tho  whole west if it wasn't for cattlemen!  "I say*," ho wont on, warmed to  alcoholic bitterness, "if government  agents como horo to enforce this,  lynch 'cm, Show who's boss. Are  we goin' to let thom eastom guys  starve our hordm and ruin mo? If  wo'ro goin* to loso everything anyhow, wo might as woll flghtl"  His words brought grim approval  from sovoral mon in a sorlos of low  muttered growls that ran around tho  hotel lobby. Watching closely, Link  saw hla own foreman, forthright  I Bustor Townsond, apparently swayed  Link felt a thrill of relief as the  words brought instant pause. He had  begun to fear from Roper's silence  that he was failing him. No particular friends, this was one of the  rare occasions on which they found  themselves working in harmony.  Fleming, had ridden to the Box 50  yesterday to wija this powerful support to his irrigation scheme���������at  which Kilgo, like most other ranchers,  had always scoffed. But the grazing order seemed to make him willing to reconsider, for he owned the  largest herd of beef cattle in Boone  County.  "Tell yuh, Link," Roper had declared after "the-visitor "outlined hurpur-  pose, "I'll do what I can to have the  boys think it over. Can't promise  they'll back it, but I guess we're all  willin* to be shown."  This was indeed a concession, and  it roused hope in the Star Loop  owner. "That's all I ask," he grinned  eagerly. "If you'll help get the men  in a receptive frame of mind I'll explain to them. If they reject it we  haven't lost anything. And if they  go in for it this country will be a  changed place!"  Kilgo had studied his visitor  shrewdly. "Then yuh don't think  irrigation is just a crazy, newfangled  idea?"  "Not at all. It'll not only save us  from ruin, hut it will make every  spread more prosperous than ever before.   Your place can benefit plenty."  "Well, I'm always open-minded to  a good thing. I'll get yuh a hearin',  Link. Reckon if Roper Kilgo says  ���������Boys, listen to this,' they'll listen.  Eh?"  It was true enough. He was the  most influential citizen of Boone  County���������and, Link had come to suspect, tho real power behind local  affairs. He was virtually county  boss, a czar, jealous of his prestige  and ruling with an iron fist. The man  who dared interfere with or oppose  Roper was doomed, to defeat. There  were whispered stories almost become logend, of certain persons ho  had marked with his wrath, and the  series of misfortunes which came  their way after that, Moro than one  small-rancher finally had sold out for  a pitiful sum, his acres and steers  becoming part of the Box GO while  the man himself hurriedly shook  Boone County dust from his boots  and novor was heard of again.  Roper's influence defied analysis:  It appeared to bo a strange combination of brute force and personal  magnetism. A number of ranchers  constantly owed him sums of money,  atlhough tho Stockmen's Bank existed to care for just such financial matters. Othor mon wore-Indebted to htm  for various services, real or imagined.  Still others gave blind allegiance ao  ln all agos and in all cllmos the woalc  obey tho strong. Tho Box BO owner  was strong, ho wan forceful. With a  round, blaclt-thatchod hood not on  hull-like Hl-touldor*", he wan nn r>nwor-  Famous Paintings For Rent  University Trying To Foster Deeper  * Appreciation For Art  Hall bedrooms that never saw any  better art than movie stars' pictures,  will soon be blossoming out with  colored reproductions of famous  paintings, if Prof. "Lester Longman's  plans go through. The professor Is  head of the fine arts department of  McMaster University, and has hit on  the idea of renting out the college-  owned pictures at 10 cents for two  .weeks.' ������������������.   ��������� ���������  ''"-*���������'?.?-'  "The 10 cents fee is really a guarantee of interest," the professor told  The Herald. "It will mean that the  students won't just drag the pictures  home, put them aside and pay no  more attention to them. I feel that  the dime will be a sort of premium,  and I think that a deeper appreciation of art will be fostered this way."  At present the pictures are on exhibition at the university. There are  75 now framed and ready to be  rented. The collection contains pictures of the 17th and 18th century  masters, as well as some modern  cubist and impressionists. Among  the older pictures are Gainsborough's  "Portrait of Graham," Lawrence's  "Master Lampton," and Gilbert Stuart's "Portrait of Washington."  There are no Canadian reproductions, because the work of Canadian  artists are not reproduced in such  proportions. There are English,  French, Italian and one or two Spanish portraits.  The idea of renting pictures originated two years ago with a friend of  Prof. Longman at Brown University  in the United States.  PREVENT CHAPPED  ROUGH HANDS���������apply  HINDS Night anil Morning  U3I  Little Helps For This Week  Britain's Defence Plans  Country* Obliged To Bring Forces Up  For Safety  Britain proposes to spend one billion dollars at once in building up the  navy and the air force -until these are  the strongest ih the world. Britain  is to take no-chances*. She is not  going to trust pious hopes any  longer. If trouble comes, she is  going to be prepared for it. . Might  has again taken the place of right as  a solution for international troubles,  and if preparedness for war can stop  war, Britain is going to be ready to  do the stopping.  This is a tragic situation to develop  ^o soon after the great world war.  Britain, however, is blameless for it.  She disarmed, while others were  arming. She cut down her defence  forces to a dangerous low level, as  an example to other nations, an example which they refused to follow.  Under these circumstances, it is not  to be wondered at that realism has  taken the place of idealism in Britain's defence plans.���������Oshawa Times.  Then I said, I have labored in vain,  I have spent my strength for nought.  Isaiah 59:4.  Because I have spent the strength  Thou gavest me  In   struggle  which   Thou  never  didst ordain,  And have but dregs of life  to  offer Thee���������7  *��������� O Lord I do repent ~  It is the best work that God  wants, not the dregs of our exhaustion. If the people about you are  carrying on their business or their  benevolence at a pace which drains  the life out of you, resolutely take a  slower pace, be called a laggard,  make less money, accomplish less  work than they, but be what you  were meant to be and can be. Every  person has their natural limit of  power as much as an engine, ten  horse power, or-twenty, or a hundred.  You are only fit to do a certain kind  of -work and you need a certain kind  and amount of fuel. In your occupations try to possess yomv soul in  peace. Accustom yourself to do  whatever you have to do with tran-*  quility that you may have peace.  Spies Get Heavy Sentence  Sixteen persona convicted of espionage for (Sermany in ^raha,  Czechoslovakia, have been sentenced  to-from 12 to 15 years imprisonment  by a secret court. A 68-year-old  woman was given 12 years and an  engineer named Meyer was sentenced  to 14 years.  *     Raising Gigantic Toads  To  Be  Used  To  Curb   Increase  Of  TWdteOrub  *  An "army" of gigantic toads is  being mobilized at the Meringa sugar  experimental station in North  Queensland, Australia. In due course,  they will be flung into action against  a certain kind of crop-destroying  white grub. Originally, 100 of these  toads were imported from Hawaii.  Now there are 2,000 of them and the  number is increasing rapidly. It is  said to be the flrst time that such  creatures have bred in captivity.  Has Reason To Object  Colin Mills' mother objected strenuously to his collection of 23 live  snakes. She said she shivered every  time she stepped over their slithering  bodies going to get a jar of fruit In  the cellar. Colin has boarded some  of his snakes at a pet shop and keeps  the rest in the cellar of his father's  store at Hamilton, Ont.  He (after being turned down): "I'm  not worrying; there's a lot more fish  in the sea." ,  She: "Yes, and if nobody's got a  better lino than you have they'll all  stay there." 2127  Mother's Guide fo Better .  CONTROL 4 COLDS  For Fowor Colds..  Vkka Va-tro-nol helps  Prevent many Colds  At"thc first warning sneeze or nasal  irritation, quick!���������a few drops of  Vicks Va-tro-nol up each nostril. Especially designed for nose and throat,  where most colds start, Vn-tro-nol helps  to prevent mnny colds���������nnd to throw  off head colds in their early stages.  For Shorter Colds ��������� ���������  Vicks VapoRub helps  End cs Cold sooner  If a cold has already developed* use  Vicks VapoRub, thc mother's standby  in treating colds. Rubbed on at bedtime, its combined poultice-vapor action loosen** phlegm, soothes Irritation, helps brcnkcontfcstlon. Often, by  momlrig the worst of the cold is over.  .Follow Vlclt������ Plan for Better Control of Colda  A helpful guide to fewer colds and shorter colds. Developed by Vicks  Chemists and Medical Staff; tested In extensive clinics by practicing physicians���������further proved In everyday home use by millions. Thc Plan is fully explained In each Vicks package.  .!������ICKS:*RL.ANj������^ . /     '��������� <  i  ���������RS$������0������* REVIEW  ������.A.,A_A.  ���������^W^^i^aj^^fca^^aa.  .4.A.A.4.A.  i-*|-i^--*>B*%iAilfti^- <*��������� r A - A " -*���������**��������� -A - ^-���������***���������������*��������� "���������*���������*������������������ L.A.A.A.A.A.A. A-A. a_ha_fk._^__"k_*.__a,.  .A^_A,A,A.A.A.A.4.A  w>  ���������  NO MORE SHOPPING AROUND  ���������      ,Y>i; Y ' - *  wfiefc.-you depend on "The CO-OP/' you  automatically eliminate all necessity of shopping  around. You can All every need here in our great  stocjc.. .These week-end features are real money  savers y;  MEAT SPECIALS  ROAST BEEE, Shoulder, per lb $ .11  LAMB CHOPS, per lb  17  STEWING VEAL, lb      .10  HAMBURGER, 3 lbs     .25  Grocery Specials  **> ���������**  Raisins, Sultana, 2 lbs .25  Fresh.  WALNUTS, Shelled, Pieces, lb. $.29  PEANUT BUTTER, Bulk, 2 lbs.    .23  PANCAKE FLOUR, pkg., each    .17  Aunt Jemima.  ALMOND PASTE, Cello pkg. ������s    .24  the junior choir of Trinity Church, under  tile i_au���������fctljp Oi *m.7S.   ������, . A-rSSSf.     SOSSO  fine numbers will' be rendered by the  CHRIST CHURCH  -CRESTON  REV. R.E.M. YERBURGH, Viaor.  :  SUNDAY. DEO. &  CRESTON���������8.30 a.m., Holy Communi*  ion.   11 a.m., Matins and Communion.  choir. Among the smaller children entertaining with nian'o and elocution numbers will be Kathleen Martin, Marylin  Warren. Phyllis Wilks, - Jim ��������� Rogers,  Henry LeMoigne, Lewis Millin and  Dorothea Powell. The recital is at 8  p m. in the United Church hall..  B>  .9  ���������������  CRESTON VALLEY CO OPERATIV  THE FRIENDLY STORE  RHONE 12  WE DELIVER  iftf'fyrvrfU'^'yriT'*'*"'*'*'1*"***'**'  ���������**uwr ���������%>'*��������� vvvm-wwwvwr-  ��������� ay.V*^'V>*  s.' .ia,.".! . .!..  t'Wfwm-'*  mm4mm^Jmmmmmmm^^m^mmMmmm/mmmm%JmmmWm  aVa^aAMaVs_fc������fc_fe������_40-riaM'-flh������_a'a__aft^L_l  .m%.,.mm.tm.m.  >  lv  *���������  >  ������  ������  SHOES IN GOOD CONDITION SAVE  MANY A DOCTOR'S BILL  Too often colds, bronchitis, even pneumonia can be traced to wet and  cold feet;  the result of shoes that need repairing.  Prevention is always better than cure. Don't delay; have your shoes  repaired today. We will do a good job that will make your old shoes good for  many weeks' longer -wear. It's not what you pay: its the quality you  get that pays.  SKATES SHARPENED HOLLOW 6R0UNO AMD HONED BY EXPERTS 25 Cents  Courtney's Shoe Repair  Next door to Liquor Store, Creston  ">jr'������'������'y  .w v m"v  -y*^-  ���������f'������" <'������i������'������,������i������i  4  *  4  m  1  4  "*/**>**/'���������/���������*>���������. ,v**)"*> ���������ay^-'yV  .m.m.*. m.m.m m. m��������� m.*,.������. a. n..4k...m.  m.m-.m m..m.m.m.  .**.*.. *L..m.m.m.  ��������� A. A. m. _.  Come in and inspect these General Electric Hotpoint Appliances  today. We will gladly explain their many exclusive features, their 4  outstanding qualities and the guarantee of satisfactory performance **  that goes with each regardless of price. General Electric workman-  skip insures you of Quality merchandise, accurate Performance and  long life.  DELUXE IRON  This six pound model is Hotpoint's  finest iron. The "button hook" is  one of the greatest convenience  features The exclusive Hotpoint  thumb rest, saves arm and wrist  strain, and the heel stand makes lifting unnecessary. A hinged plug prevents frayed cords and broken  connections.  TOASTOVER TOASTER  This popular Hotpoint model toasts 1  two large slices at the same time, *  right at the table. Finished in highly  polished nickel plate, this toaster will  retain its gleaming beauty for years.  It is the choice of those who want  beauty combined with utility.  West Kootenay Power & Light Co., Ltd.'  CAMYOM STREET      CRESTON,    B;C. PHONE 38  *"/'>lfr'H'r'y������'T**',������,������l������l  "r'yfyyv'  ^m^m^^msmm*mL\w^Lmf^msimesms&  t':  | A PULL LINE OF  i Ogllvie's Highest Grade Products  y as supplied to their Majesties  Household, including  I FLOUR  ROYAL HOUSEHOLD FLOUR  98s,        49s,        24s  GLENORA FLOUR  98s,    49s,    24s  BUFFALO FLOUR  49s,    24s  WHOLE WHEAT FLOUR  24s,    10s  Graham Flour* 10s    Rye Flour,' 1.0s    Buckwheat Flour, 10s  Brunston's Australian Soft Wheat. Flour, equal to the  highest grade Cahe Flour, 10s  Rolled Oats, Minute and Standard, 20s       ,8s  CEREAL  Wheat Heart}.. 6s    Com Meal, 10s    Granulated Oatmeal, 5s  Pot Barley, Pearl Barley  MISCELLANEOUS  Oaeked Wheal, Laying Mash, Bran, Shorts,  tit Lowest Market Price  CRESTON MERCANTILE  GROCERIES COMPANY    LTD. HARDWARE  Local and Personal  Mrs. A. L. Palmer, Mrs. H. W. McLaren and son, Lloyd, were Nolson visitors at the weekend.  Mrs. McKenzie was at Nelson  for the  official opening of that city's civic centre  at the end of the week.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Compton were  weekend visitors at Michel, guests of Mr.  and Mrs. Howard Coriie.  CRESTON CAFE will be open for  serving lunches? during and after all  dances.   Harold Beninger, manager.  The deer season. clo3es on December  15th. In the absence of snow the take  of venision has not been up to the standard of other years.  W. Dale of Cranbrook has arrived to  take charge of the bake shop at the Palm  confectionery, succeeding Vine Phillips,  who has gone to Prince Rupert.  Trinity United Churdh ladies' aid are  well pleased with the reception accorded  the annual bazaar on Saturday last, at  which the cash intake was about $100.  Mr. and Mrs John Ryckman left.Wed-  nesday afternoon for Cranbrook frr the  funeral of the former's brother, Fred S.  Ryckman, which took place yesterday.  To-morrow's attraction is Christ  Church Woman's Auxiliary annual  bazaar and tea at the Parish Hall from  2.30 to 5.30 p.m., to which all are  invited .  Reeve F. H. Jackson was a visitor at  Nelson at the end of the week, and officially represented Creston at the opening  of the Nelson civic _ centre on Friday  evening.  Creston Board of Trade meets -in December session on Tuesday evening. As  this is the last meeting of the year a full  attendance is asked to wind up the year's  business.  LAND FOR SALE���������Well watered,  partly timbered, first-class agricultural  land for sale at $20 per acre. Also ten  acres orchard for $1,200. R. Sinclair  Smith, Creston.  Col. Mallandaine combined .business  with pleasure at a visit to Nelson at the  weekend," where he had a hand: in the  opening of Nelson's new civic centre  which is featuring ice sports in a big way  Creston Reclamation Company* Ltd.,  annual meeting was held on Monday  evening at which- the old board of  directors was re-elected, as follows: C.  F. Hayes, F. Putnam, S. A. Speers, F. V.  Staples and R. B. Staples. The president's report indicated that land sales  had been well up to the expectation of  the company.  Those interested in music and elocution should attend the recital this  (Friday) eveninc, to hear the pupils of  Mrs. J. E. Johnston's classes, along with  HestingiuMse  MAZDA  LAMPS  Most Hours per Lamp.  Most Light per Doll"**!*,  NEW REDUCED  PRICES:  15,25,40,60 Watt Laps,iOc.eacii  100 Watt, 30c. each  150 Watt, 50c. eaeh  200 Watt, 85c. each  lorss  l   V. 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