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 ., P "������^ ;m   * ��������� ���������������  LIBRA    /  '"���������i  VICTORIA, B.C,  m.im  - 'ir*.  *s.~  Ppoviricial Library  /  /*>  ���������* &?  API S0  CRESTON  *I7^������  *vv v; t  -     "    V JL  CKESTON, B.C.,  FfilDAY, DECEMBER 27,  1935  No. 35  WynndePs Yule  Concert Success  ttr.  Old King Cole" Presented by  Talented Company���������Sketches  Well Done ��������� Mouth Organ  Solos Encored���������Santa Appears  Wynndel's annual Christmas school  concert and tree was presented at the  ccmTsanity hall at that centre on Friday  evening, and was very much enjoyed.  Some delay between items dragged out  the- performance, causing considerable  restlessness with the children before the  conclusion of the entertainment.  The songs and cborusses were very  well . rendered, especially " Winkin',  BJinkin" and Nod," by the younger  children. The mouth organ solos'were  encored but on account of tbe lateness  there was* no repeat. The Art Sketches)  by Jennie Pearson were a great credit to  her. A ship, horse and Santa were done  on the blackboard with chalk.  ������������������������������������-. The sketches were well dons and.were  quite amusing. Tha doctor gave good  advice as to diet to the mother, collecting two-dollars. "The Wedding of the  Frog*"* went well until two cats appeared  and pounced on the mice and ate them,  leaving the frog to.die of a broken heart.  "Old King Cole���������< was well produced,  each member of th e east doing his part  in very* fine style . All told -there were  twenty characters including eleven in  the nursery rhymes, five soldiers, five  Indians and three fiddlers. The prog-  gramme follows;  Chorus���������St. Nicholas. '  Song���������"I Want a Dolly.?'  Sketch���������"The Sick Child."  Sketch���������"Old Woman in the Shoe."  Song���������Milk Maid.  Song���������I._Haby  Piano Solo���������Holy Night.  Recitation���������Boys of Grades 5 and 6.  Mouth Organ Solos.  Song���������Grade 9.  Sketch���������-"Froggie Should a Wooing Go.  Action Song���������Grades 2, 3 and 4.  Art Sketches.  Chorus���������School  Sketch���������* Old King Cole."  At tbe close bf the con cert AVF. Jludd  made his^debut as Santa and presented  a bag of candy and nuts to every child  in the district.  here with their parents,  Mr. and  Mrs.  .Halstead ahd Mr. and Mrs. F. Knott.  -  i  D. J.  Hunden,  principal of Canyon  Subtle school, and Miss Maggeof the  igh school staff, are visitors at their  homes in Albernie and Squamish, respectively, for the holidays.  F. H. Shepherd arrived on Friday and  will spend the holidays with his son-in-  law and daughter, Mr. and Mrs. S. G*  Parker. Mrs. Shepherd and daughter  arrived a few days previously.  S G. Parker, plant superintendent,  has notified West Kootenay Power &  Light Company, Limited, of the seriousness of the water supply in Goat River.  61 cubic feet per secondl" going through  the plant while 54 cubic feet per second  is being utilized. *  Miss Magee, principal of Canyon high  school, has just Issued the December report as follow^: Grade 9���������Helen Hum-  ble 77..Harry Kamo 71, Joyce Clayton  69, Albert Bothamlev 65. Tom Tedford  63, Pearl Gillespie 59. Grade 10���������Douglas Sinclair 75, Clarence Burns and  Charles Kolthammer 73, Florence Spencer 72, Earl Browell 68, Grace Bond 65,  Thelma Barnhardt 61. Grade 11���������Frank  Clayton and JuridSBrowell 70, Bruce Niblow 71. Raymond Humble 69. Grade 12  ���������Ethel VanAckeren 86, Anne Gartland  69.5.' '������������������            ��������� -���������  Canyon  Mrs. Swan and family left-on Sunday,  for Nelson to spend the holidays.  Mr. and Mrs. Don McPhail of Yniir  are here for the holiday season with the  latter's mother, Mrs. J. T. Vance.  Mr. and Mrs. Earl Preston of Kaleden  arrived- on Wednesday on a visit with the  latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Matt.  Clayton.  Mr. and Mrs..Clifford Vance and family and Mrs. and Mrs. Gordon Vance, all  of KimberleyV arrived on Sunday for  Christmas with Mrs. J. T. Vance.  Mr. and Mrs. Jeff. Knott of Snolqu-  alme, Wash., are spending the holidays  ASKETBALL  FESTIVAL  In aid of Nurses' Home  Mrs. C, Keisey  Conlinues Wins  Improves Her Standing World's  Grain Show on Wheat���������Five  Prizes on Six Entries Corn at  B.C. Provincial Seed Fair.  Harlem   Coons   22 Piece  Band  in attendance  Tap Dance hy Thelma Erickson  Park Pavilion  CRESTON  I  'GCfl JLi  EIGHT P.M.  BASKETBALL  GWLS  Cr*sto9*    I������?*j������w������ ��������� *'���������������  High   School  ������������������    :!, :.   ,,. MEN '  'Wynn:del:\.m. Crenton '  Shooting   Contest  ���������"'��������������������������������������������� ������>  ���������'/u���������'���������'':v���������,?���������..l> ^���������w/i'^.^^.T'^i'-'C'*-*     Vf>* '  , ������������������"���������"���������" Y| ^v Krifknlf ;Stii)ii������ioii,' Rpfoifco*;...'  (T*"^,"���������|f ||���������T^TllPaf,lWnll'.'       ' ������*SdP. w*  m&osweli  Mrs. CBas. Kelsey, j_*ricfcsori,  continues to give wide publicity  to Crestoh \**idley with her  successfhl effort at? grain shows  both in Canada as well as across  the line. Perhaps her most outstanding success .was at the  World's Grain Shoiif at Chicago  early this months? when her  Marquis   wheat won   the', 23rd  Mrs. C. Allan, who Is holidaying at the  coast, is not expected back until after  the yuletide holidays.  Mr. and Mrs. Proctor and family of  Sirdar were here for the Christmas tree  concert on Thursday.  The shortage of eggs still continues,  and any there are for sale are .fetching  45 and 50 cents a dozen.  Mr. and Mrs. P. H. Richardson left  for Winnipeg, Man., on Thursday. They  were- accompanied to Neison by Frank  Cummings.  Maintenance work has been proceeding on the trail to Tom Wall's claims.  About ten men were emyloyed for three  days last week.  - *. .        , 'F   J* ���������"'������������������* "���������    lv   "* ���������"    "J**"*  ""*- *���������*'"** Ja ��������� ���������������'    4-,���������m-mrm    .r*"*  -.' ������.*-*      J   *a  Will" Mackie has "recovered -from his  attack of measles. No fresh cases have  been "reported v due the precautionary  measures taken.   - '*.  Tom Jacks is well supplied for the holiday season He killed a fine bull calf on  Friday, with the assistance of Fred  Bowkett and J. Kirpatrick.  Stan. Bebbington  has returned from  Rochester, Minn.-, where he waa called,  for the funeral of his  brother.  Clifford.  He is at present staying with his parents.  The first skating of the year was en  joyed at the weekend at the Bainbridge  slough.    A number of the local  enthusiasts were amongst  those enjoying the  sport.  One of the poorest hunting season's  ever experiencec came to a close at the  middle of the month. Poor visibility  and bad weather accounts for this to  some extent.  Mra. Cummings of Goat Creek reports  pansies and violets in bloom in her garden. Trees still present a depressing  appearance Mfith the dead leaves still  hanging to the limbs.  Jack Bishop and Wilf. Bainbridge re  tu ned from their trap line after spending  three days looking ever the situation.  They were  unable to set  any traps due  a snowfall of about three feet.  Jess I-Iall had a narrow escape from  being killed dne day last week. While  working on tbo road, placing a new culvert in position ,v a car came along and  mistook the stop signal for one of Salutation and ran over the open ditch in  which Jess was working. He just managed to duck in time to avoid certain  death.  The annual Christmas tree celebration  was hold i< Memorial Hall Thursday  afternoon and evening. The children  gave a concert in the ovening that was  much enjoyed.. , MSr-i Botty Davit**-* wtent  to a great deal of trouble in coaching tho  children for tho different parts thc*/*plny-  ed. Marguerite Vnnkoughnett, Kenneth Schaub and Jack Smith gave reclt-  attons. The piano Solos by Margaret  Holden camo as a surprise to those who  had not previously heard her play. Songs  by Mnbi**- Holdcs*- indicated there Is musical talent in this family, A skit by Dan  Johnstone and Roy Vankoughnct 'was  ertjoyod, also tho play, 'Santa and Son,"  in ���������".'hfch which many of the children  participated. Tho streamer drill by  four girls was well executed, as woro tho  cnrola and follio oongn ih which nil tho  children aar\g. Joan Bainbridge a** the  herald was particularly good. ChdruBGfl  wero rendered'between tho acts in' Va/hich  tho audience joined, with Mra. W. Law-  son I-Iophor as pianist. T������*a waa served  in tho afternoon Ywlth Mrs. A. Hephor,  Mrn. Cummiiig^and Mra. Kennedy in  charge, ;., Santa CIuum, capably Import-on *������  atedTby K. Wallace, arrived nt tm ond  of thn concert, nnd dintrlhutod gifts to  all the children, who thon wont homo  t1r*>d out but Imppy.  award, This is a much better  showing than in 1934 when her  wheat was placed 34th. Her  Marquis vwas No. Yl hard and  went 63 pounds to the bushel.  At the Provincial Seed Fair at  Vancouver at the middle of the  month she annexed five prizes in  si"c entries. In Dent corn she  won first and fourth prizes on  Re-id's' Extra Early;? and Reid's  Late Yellow respectively. She  also captured "igcohd and third  on Longfellow Yelldw and North  Dakota White respectively, ahd  her Chancellor field peas were  awarded a second prize.  out bags of nuts aud candies and toys to  every; youngster in Canyon, which was  certainly an all time record for "donations  of this sort. The evenings accompah-  iasts were Mrs. Kolthammer and Miss  Frances Knott playing for the singing,  and drills.  Large Turnout  Canyon Concert  l>ance Virginia~.Re������J-nto; Delight  *of Capacity Audience���������Junior  Choir of 24 Yofcest Pleases���������  Sahta Remembers all Children  Wynndel  Miss. Nell Payne of Creston was a  weekend visitor with Miss Agnes Crane.  Mr. and Mrs. P. Ofner and daughter  of Lumberton are visiting at the former's  home. ������������������'  " Miss Kiber of England arrived on  Friday and is visiting her brother-in-law,  H. F. Robson. ������  Mr. and Mrs. E. Hulme left by auto  on a visit with Mr. and Mrs. Middle  ton at Willow Point.  The K. K. Klub's meeting . took the  form of an oldtime dance, with music by  local talent that was much appreciated.  The musicians were R. Andestad and F  Hagen. violin; Bob Durain. banjo; M.  Hackett, guitar: A Hagen. mandolin;  G. Payette and C Wilson, piano. There  was a prize for the oldtime dance which  resulted in a tie,between Mrs. M. Hagen  and R. XJri, and Mr, and Mrs. Doug.  Butterfield. After a draw the latter  were declared ^winners.  "The December meeting of Wynndel  Women's Institute was held on Thursday afternoon. Financial statement and  minutes were read and adopted. Report of agricultural fairs were read and  some ideas' for future fairs were taken  down. Motion prevailed tbat matter of  institute levy be left for the 1936 officers.  Mrs. Hacket and . Mrs. C. Leamy were  named auditors. January 7th is the date  of the annual meeting. In the new year  the matter of telephone and bus shelter  will be taken up Hospital charges also  discussed, and laid over for a future  meeting.  Members'Drive;  Winners Feted  Hospital Auxiliary Combines  Business -with Pleasure at the  December Meeting ��������� Hope  Chest Raffle Successful.  All points in the 'valley were represented at the twenty-fifth annual concert  of Canyon school, which was held on  Thursday evening >t the community  hall. The largest.crowd ever seen at the  ball was i*** evidence, the building "being  taxed to its utmost 'capacity.  The programme listed 26 item"* which  along with the Christmas tree and Santa  Claus feature, took three hours to complete, and it was certainly one of the  best ever staged at Canyon, A. Spencer  of the. trustee board, made a satisfactory  chairman, with Jas. Bateman playing  the role of Santa Claus at the close of  proceedings:  Each one of the items on. the lengthy  programme was well carried out, and  great credit is due Principal Hunden and  Misses Magee and Knott, of? the teaching  staff, for the very careful training given.  75 pupils were on the platform for the  choruses.  What appeared to please the audiencs  most of all was tbe dancing of the Virginia reel by pix girls and aix boys, and  the singing of "John Brown's Body by  the school. The duetts by Mary Nygaard and Borg Olson, Jean Spencer and  Iris Bothamley. also the wolo, "Star of  the East," by Ethel VanAckeren. were  very -popular. The latter possesses a  charming soprano voice. Christmas  Carols by a choir of 24, voices were well  rendered. The programme concluded  with a piay, ,41985 on Review," by a  number of the pupils.   Tho programme:  "O Canada."  Chorus���������Christmas Chimes.  Recitation���������Rose Strong,  ���������'Winlcin'; Blinldn* and Nod"~Div-  ision 2.  Recitation ���������Kathleen Todford.  Recitation���������Esther Jarviei-  Duott���������Annie Hook and Esther Jarvis.  Sketch���������Dr. Snodnoator'a Office.  Dance���������Virginia Reoji,   Juniors.  Duett���������Leona Browoll and Vivian  Osborno.  Sketch���������"Yo Oldo Timo Melodrama.  Recitation���������Annlo Hook.       '  ���������  Community Song���������John Urown'b Body*  Rocitntion���������Lloyd Strong.  Recitation���������XJpflido Down-  Scarf Drill.      ^  DuuiL���������IwJJury X-syguuru and worg  OluonY ,'    .' Y.7    ������������������    ���������������������������������������������  Choir���������"Christ ia Born.1"    ,  Solo���������Ethel VanAclioron.  Indian Club Singing;  Slcotch���������The Afl������eBaor,8 VlBit.  Rliythtm Band.         ,  Chorous���������"Tho Wedding of thr Pain-  tod Doll. ,  ���������  Skotch-"Lun������tlc.n  v'1085 on Boviow."  Du-Tftt���������Jpan Snencor and Irin Both-  amloy. ���������.',T  "v      : ���������!.  God Save tha Klbp., ;      ",:���������-,'  Hantu Clnua had a busy time handing  Esister  Erwin Meyer was taken to Creston  hospital for treatment tjhe latter part bf  the week-   He is having throat, trouble-.  Some of the Lister young,people, were  at Canyon on Thursday:evening-forthe.  school Christmas concert, which was of  very high order.  The mail for Lister this Christmas was  much heavier than last year. This  would indicate better times, and also an  increase in;-the population; Y;  Miss Jean Fisher is leaving this week  for Nelson, where she will be remaining  for some time. Sbe plans to take a  course in the business college in that  city.  The Young Pioneess had a Christmas  entertainment ac the home of Ed. Sieb-  ert on Saturday which was well attended  and proved highly enjoyable, There  were a number of \isitors from  Canyon.  Misses Curtis and Webster of the  school teaching staff are spending the  holidays at their homes at Slocan City  and Coal Creek respectively. Miss Rob  inson of the Huscroft staff is at her home  in Blewett.  Another property deal was successfully  closed at the end of the week when Ed.  Langston disposed of his 20-acre ranch  property to J.. G. Connell of Erickson,  There is a good house on the place and  about 200 fruit trees.  The Land Settlement Board report a  sale of 26 acreB of unimproved land to  Inan Shmyr, who has been a visitor for  some time with Mr. and Mrs. Demchuk.  The tract is known as Lot 10, and is located behind the John Bird ranch.  Col. Lister has just disposed of the  former Alf. Letoille place, which he purchased a few years ago. The buyer is  Mr. Skerick of Stettler, Alberta, who  with his wife and threo children havo already arrived nnd for the present nre  occupying tho old Huscroft nchoolhouac.  Lister schoolhouse waa altogether too  small to accommodate the many that  wore out on Friday afternoon for the  entertainment in connection with tho  closing for tho Christmas Holidays.  Fred Ttowera. chairman of thc trustee  board presided and tho following numbers wore presented: Recitations by  by Alfred Sommerfeld: Allan Donaldson,  EiieuH Pondry, Mary Sinclair, as well aa  a group recitation. "I Do, Don't You."  Songa by tho young ������ma, older girls,  older bo-j-s.^ and tho school -provided "O  ���������the national anthem to close proceeding*".  There wero four violin aolos, by Kitty  Board, Eruka* Meyer, Raymond McKoo  and Cyril Bird, Piano duett by Mrs.  Listor and Mius Margaret Sinclair. Two  monologue** woro nreHcnted by Mury  Millner and Irono MoKoo. Thoro waa n  abort ploy and ono diuloguo, and Mrs.  Llstorn orchofitm favored with a ueloc-  tlon, Tho accomioanlBtfl woro Mius Joan  FInherand Mm. Lister. At tho ploso of  tho programme nM th������ children woro  remembered with tho usual bags of nut������  and cnndioH and thoro wa������ an oxehango  of Chrlatmna gift* by tho children.  Business and pleasure were happily .  combined at the December meeting of  Creston Hospital Women's Auxiliary  on Thursday afternoon. After the  regular business was disposed of those  who had been associated with the losing  side in tbe earlier-in-the-year membership' drive played hosts to the winners at$  a social featured by musical numbers,  tap dancing and the serving of an  excellent lunch.    -��������� ' '  The president, Mrs. R. Stevens, was  in the chair, and in the absence of Mrs.  Chas. Murrell, the minutes were taken  by Mrs. Hay_s. 40 members were  present along with three visitors. The  date of the ar nual meeting was set. for  January 13th, and the regular meeting  next month will be on the 16th. Mrs. J.  P. MacDonald and Mrs C. H. Hare  were named to audit the treasurer's  books.  The report on the recent hope chest  raffle showed the undertaking to have  been highly satisfactory financially, a  profit of $198 was shown on the undertaking. All who donated articles for the  chest as well as those who had helped  witb the ticket selling were given a vote  of thanks.  Mrs.     Hare   reported   for   the    last  quarterly meeting of the valley hospital  auxiliaries central executive which asked  that each auxiliary be sent a report of  the   monthly   meetings of the hospital  board    of directors.   The   central .also  recommends   that in  future instead of  setting apart a day for receiving donations of fruit, etc., that a collection  of  donations of   this   sort   be made. 7 The  central anvised  that  Canyon  auxiliary  would buy an electric baker and kitchen  1- stools for the hospital.      ,  {.Fpr the buying committee Mrs, Jas  Cook reported a wheel "chair, Kelly pad  and   twq   chairs   would   be   purchased.  There bad been donations of three bottle  Covers^hree pairs bed socks and white  rags from Boswell, along with four vases  from adbnation by-Mre J. G. Abbott of  Wynndel.   Bstfingr for two quilts  had  been purchased.    The secretary was instructed     to   suitably   acknowle ge    a  donation     of     $25    from   Mrs.* Chas.  Murrell.   This   amount   is   the   year's  salary   to   Mrs.    Murrell   as secretary-  treasurer,  which   cheque  she endorsed  and returned, asking that  the funds be  used for the purchase of something needed at the new nurses' home  After the business was disposed of  there was a very enjoyable half-hour of  entertainment put on by the membership drive losing committee. Most of  the numbers were those presented at  Mrs. Johnston's music pupils*' recital a  few daya previous. The song, "In a  Gipsy Tea Room," was dramatized with  Carolyn Jones and Margaret Donaldson  as gipsy waitresses and fortune tellers.  Donald Weir and Jean Pridham were the  romantic tea room occupants. A number of the girls from Trinity Church  choir provided the vocal musical background for this number*  A recitation by Louis Johnston was  well received. Marguerite Grant and  Edith Johnston favored with a piano  duett. Probably the most popular item  of the afternoon was the tap dancing by  Beryl Palmer and Maisie Ferguson. Ac-  companiasts for the afternoon were Miss  Helen Moore, Mrs. W. Fraser and Mrs.  J. E. Johnston. Tea was served at the  close of proceedings.       '  NEW YEAR'S EVE  NOVELTY  Under the auspices Erickson  Ladies' Hospital Auxiliary  Park Pavilion  CRESTON  Tues., Dec. 31  DANCING at ������ p.m.  GOOD MUSIC  Admission . ��������� 50c.  Supper Included ttjp������~ii-*3*������i������������������*_i  -rvw^wTrwwnrars^wfrr:  V*?-  THE   REVIEW.    CKESTON;   B.    Q  The Canadian Wheat Problem  In a recent article a suggestion was made that the time is ripe to  make efforts to induce the consumer in Great Britain, and particularly In  England, to demand a better quality of bread, in anticipation that the crek-  tion of an appetite for a quality loaf would naturally result in greater sales  of Western Canadian hard spring wheat in Canada's best, though, -restricting market.  The suggestion was based on evidence that this market is narrowing  due to a growing taste for more expensive and exotic substitutes for the  staff of life throughout Great Britian generally, fortified in England particularly, by ..an appetite for bread of a lower protein content than is contained in flour manufactured from the hard spring wheaf for which the  Western prairies is the natural habitat.  Since that time further and more potent evidence has come to hand,  which not only confirm the statements anent a disquieting trend In the Old  Land which, unless stemmed, is bound to adversely affect the interests and  welfare of the Western Canadian prairies but, if anything, tends to show  that the situation is even more alarming than it might have appeared at  first blush. In view of the great importance of this market, the life blood  in fact, of Western Canada, no apology is needed for again reverting to the  subject in such short tune.  The confirmation of this highly undesirable (from the viewpoint of  Western Canadian citizens, rural and urban alike) condition existing in  Great Britain and other European consumer countries, comes from Sir Francis Floud, British high commissioner to Canada, who, about the middle of  December, sounded a warning note to the general effect that Canada is in  serious danger of losing the British and European.markets. He gave three  principal reasons for his dire assertion and they are as follows:  1. The spread in price between Canadian and Argentine wheat.  2. The growing demand in Great Britain lor fancy breads which are  composed of 90 per cent. Argentine soft wheat and 10 per cent. Canadian  hard wheat. '  3. The falling population of the civilized countries of the world.  In his comments before the Commerce Club of the "University of Toronto, Sir Francis Floud drew a dark picture of the outlook, in which he  pointed out that in recent years the proportion of Canadian wheat taken by  Great Britain has been dwindling steadily while the price spread between  Argentine and Canadian wheat has been widening, to the detriment of the  latter in a country which is noted for the policy of its industrial and_commercial interests of buying in the cheapest markets.  "I am sorry to say this, gentlemen," Sir Francis is quoted as saying,  "but the outlook for Canada as an agrarian nation is both bleak and difficult,  and until economists solve the present baffling international trade problems  the future for Canadian wheat is a very serious problem."  Practically on the same date news despatches announced at least a  temporary removal of one of these barriers to continued losses in the British market, in reports of crop failures in the Argentine, coupled -with the  announcement that the Argentine government had fixed the price of its  wheat at 90 cents a bushel, placing it on a parity -with the better quality  Canadian wheat. This resulted in a sudden demand for Canadian wheat  and an immediate advance in price.  "While this, of course, is satisfactory, while this situation lasts, it should  Va.������_    <���������"*<?> Svi-t-^s-l     *-x\ iir    -t-l>���������*���������������-    "if*    ������v%������������***������    rf-������v*1**t������    Tr-mO.    o      _-.QTv_'r_*-v**>*i_.������*i-r    oifitofinvi    -n v**.***!    cs"V������*\i"i1^    '���������"i*****.'!"  MC       jm*4_#_..uLv-VA      UUW       VUUV      IV      aV.K* j        WA.UJF WW      ***       VVXl*jfV* *** J        U*������. 14M.I.X-J4.i.     ������*/*.������%*      ������>U.W*..J>XA      **w  be permitted to divert attention from the more serious and long range aspects of the problem, namely the growing trend in our best market to use  substitutes for bread, and the demand for fancy soft wheat bread.  Indeed, with the prices of Argentine soft wheat and Canadian hard  what more closely in balance it might well be argued that there is no better time than the present to demonstrate to the British consumer that it  is possible to produce the most tasty of fancy breads from Canadian wheat  and to cultivate a demand for high quality along with devices for tickling  the palate.  In considering this phase of the problem it should also be borne in  mind that a short crop in the Argentine now may be followed 12 months  hence by a bumper yield in that country and that the Arrgentine government's action in pegging the price of its wheat at a fairly high level may be  renounced at any time, even before another crop is ready for the market.  A further factor in the situation is the likelihood of substantial, perhaps  heavy wheat crops being reaped in Western Canada in the next few years,  in which event this country will require expanding, instead of the recent contracting, demands for her wheat in the consumer countries. Authorities  declare that the drought of the past few years is definitely broken, and with  the grasshopper menace receding and a promise of a rust resistant wheat  in commercial quantities within the next year or two, there is reasonable  belief for anticipating that Western Canada will have more wheat to export  than has been available in the past few years.  The only alternatives to creating consumer demand are to cultivate new  markets or to devote attention to production of other commodities. Perhaps the solution of the problem is to bo found in a combination of all.  Problem For Hungary  How To Bring Back Echo Whicb Has  /:���������.,��������� '"Been Lost  All the "world loves an echo, and  Hungary i3 mourning a lost love. The  echo was last heard at Lake Balaton,  where tourists used to put it through  its paces and listen with delight when  it repeated, with additions, their  lightest utterance. This was an industrious echo. Nothing seemed to  exhaust it while the supply of tourists lasted, and it would go on cheerfully all day long without a pause.  Then, as if weary of well-doing, it  dwindled and died. The inhabitants  of the region, disturbed by the loss of  revenue, invited professors and scientists to say where it had gone, and  what the possibilities were of bringing it back.  Few things a^e more elusive than  an echo. A lost echo is hard to recover, but the scientists were not to  be defeated. ���������> The professors suggested that tho trees growing in the  neighborhood had first blanketed the  sound and finally, as they grew up,  had stifled it. But a delicate problem is now set to those who would  call the echo back. The trees might  be cut down and the echo yet be shy.  Then the lake would lose both its  echo and its trees.  Proves Earth Is Round  Seeking Information  , ., m  Halifax Business And Professional  Men Studying Social Credit  A number of Halifax business and  professional men have organized a  group for a study of the principles of  Social Credit, according to Edward  S. Dixon, manager of the Halifax  tourist bureau.  He denied a report that a new  political party for Nova Scotia was  in the making. "That's ridiculous,"  he asserted. "We are not forming a  party. We merely want to see what  is in the Social Credit plan."  He added that the group, number-  in gabout a dozen, had been formed  nf     et      at-ftAwr     r������lnT"������  Picture   Taken   From   Stratosphere  Clearly Shows Curved Line'  New visual proof that the world  is round, shown in a stratosphere picture snapped at almost 14 miles* above  the earth's surface, was displayed in  Washington by the National Geographic Society.  Captain Albert Stevens of the  United States army air corps, co-  sponsor of the stratosphere flight of  November 11, showed for the first  time still and motion pictures taken  from the balloon's record-making  ceiling. Society officials declared  these pictures and other scientific  data obtained outrank in importance  the setting of the altitude record.  The earth curvature picture shows  a section of the horizon 200 miles  long, more than 3**4 degrees of a  circle and about l-100th of the total  circumference of the earth. Projected on a screen, it reveals clearly the  curved line of the earth's surface.  To take this picture Captain Stevens' special camera saw a distance of  300 miles and penetrated the white  haze of the distant horizon by the  screening of all light except the penetrating infra-red rays. Taken approximately over Parmelee, S.D., it  recorded more than 40,000 square  miles of western South Dakota territory.  riUw iiwc t*Kts_E5  FOR SALE  * Ono Pony Optimus Cylinder  Press; one 10 x 15 and one 12 x 18  Chandler & Price Gordon Press.  Also 26-Inch Guillotine Paper Cutter and one Linotype machine. All  in excellent condition. Apply Box  326, Regina, Sask.  Luxurious Ocean Travel  SELECTED RECIPES  WHOLE WHEAT BREAD  Ci  oca    4-V.m  .-.,���������8 4-������ir8./%TOyl-V������  which had taken up such subjects as  unemployment and health insurance.  "We just want to find out what  there * is to the scheme," he emphasized.  Interested In Water-Lilies  Scarcity Of Fur Animals  Saskatchewan Reports Few Trapped  Compared With Other Years  Fur-bearing animals, such as the  fox, mink, otter, coyote, weasel and  skunk are somewhat scarce in Saskatchewan this year compared to  former years, officials of the game  branch, provincial government report.  A few mink and otter have been  trapped, and in the southern part of  thc pi-ovince a drive has been on  against skunks and weasels, but the  numbers killed are not large.  Coyotes are fairly plentiful in central and western sections of tho  province but no great numbers havo  been killed.  Jack rabbits, a pest last year in  several sections, resulting in organized drives and killing of as many as  1,000 a day, are scarcer this year.  Tlio re i,s an exceptionally strong demand for jack rabbits this year, with  prices at 16 and 3,7 cents. Last year  t.h<* primfl rnbhltH hrnutyht about 10  cents.  Glftn For Flro VIctlniH  A woollen bathing suit wan among  the many contributions offered for  vleUnrui of tho Royal hotel lire in  Hamltlon, Ont. An "Alioo in Wonderland" hair band and a plcturo of a  IJKJfl automobile party woro other  glftH to thone rendered homclera by  the dlHrtfltroiiH blaze tbat claimed ono  life.  Whittling Now Fine Art  Skill With Jackknlfo Gives  Cowboy  "Lots Of Work  Whittling has developed from a  mero pastime into an art. To-day  there aro whittling prize contests and  exhibits in which tho skill of the  jackknife sculptors form interesting  attractions. One of the jackknife  sculptors whoso carvings have attracted a great deal of attention is  Herbert Anderson, a cowboy who  once rode tho range In Colorado. During his spare time and at night  around tho campflro "Andy", as ho  was familiarly known in tho cow-  punching days, would tako out his  jackknlfo and whittle out figures of  the various characters around tho  camp. Indians and tough characters  wore his specialty. Lator ho gave up  being a cowboy and established what  ho called a ."trading post" whoro ho  spent all his time carving his strange  wooden figures. Tho ox-cowboy  never took a lesson in his life but  hla miniatures avo unusually truo to  life. A jackknlfo and any kind of  wood and a western masterpiece Is  tho result.  Shipment Wan Profitable  Ono hundred and sixty hogs wero  shipped recently from Calagry to  Seattle. Tho extra prices rooolvod  ovor thc line waa aald to bo suftlciont  to moot tho extra freight, duty and  procoHHlng chnrgon. 2180  American Botanist Travelled 4,000  Miles To See Rare Specimens  To see a water-lily pond kept by  a policeman in his garden in London  an American professor of botany has  travelled 4,000 miles. The two men,  Dr. Henry S. Cohard, professor of  Botany at Grinnell University, New  York, and Constable Robert Trickett,  have corresponded for five years on  the subject of water-lilies���������their life  interest. Tfcickett who is a Fellow  of the Royal Horticultural Society, is  well known at the Royal Botanic  Gardens, iri Kew, where he has  helped to identify rare specimens. He  owns a comprehensive collection of  botanical works, but his proudest  possession is; an autographed book of  Dr. Conard'sl monograph on water-  lilies.  ������������������i-IiSed.. Straight   Dough   Slethou  For Making Four "Loaves  8 cups Whole Wheat flour  . 2 cups sifted white flour  1% tablespoons salt  4 tablespoons sugar  4 tablespoons butter (or lard)  1 Royal Yeast Cake  4 cups   warm   -water, or   milk   or  potato water.  Method  In the evening break up and soak  one Royal Yeast Cake for 30 minutes  in 4 cups of warm (not hot) liquid,  to which has, been added 4 tablespoons sugar. Mix 1% tablespoons  salt with. 2 cups sifted white flour  and add to whole wheat flour. Melt 4  tablespoons butter or lard, and add  to yeast liquid. Mix flour and liquid.  Turn out on floured board and knead  well, adding flour if dough sticks to  board. Place dough in warm, greased  bowl, cover well and allow to rise  overnight, about 10 hours.  Cunard   White   Star  Xiner   ������'Queen  Mary" Provides Wonderful Ac-  comunodation For Tourists  Never before in the history of  North Atlantic travel will such lavish  provision have been made for tourist  class passengers as in the new Cunard "White Star liner "Queen Mary".  Tourist facilities in the great liner  will include stateroom accommodation extending over five decks. Eighty  per cent, of the rooms will have adjoining private toilets; every stateroom will be fitted with mahogany  bedsteads and supplied with hot and  cold water. It will also have* its own  system of ventilation under the passenger's individual control.  Tourist public rooms will include  an air conditioned dining saloon,  nearly eighty feet long and extend-  ig the full width of the ship, a smoking room, cocktail bar, a library for  1,500 books, children's playroom containing a model railway, two lounges,  one to be used on occasion as a talking picture cinema and ballroom; and  a writing room.  The large swimming pool is being  fitted out in blue and silver and adjoins an exceptionally complete  gymnasium.  Passengers in Third Class will also  find luxury in their accommodation. ***  Every stateroom will have fitted  dressing tables, overhead bedlights,  hot and cold water, and ventilation  controlled by the passenger.    Public  M.\S\*A*.***r TV AAA        **���������������  +-i*ow\faT|/?<*Mi-al'-_r     ijn     oH.  Woman Pirate  vance of anything which has previously been provided for Third Class  passengers. They include two lounges,  both situated underneath the bridge  and providing magnificent views looking forward out to sea; a smoking  room and children's playroom.  Rivers No Obstacle  India's Air Beacon Chain  Pilots flying across India will rarely be out of sight of an aerodrome  on the 2700-mile route from Karachi  to Rangoon with a great chain of  beacon lights which have been set up  along the route. Each of them will  be visible from 50 to 100 miles away.  At no time Will an airplane have  more than t*Wo hours' flying without  passing a guiding light.  Japanese   Police   Capture   Girl  Who  Terrorized China Coast  Another chapter in the lengthy  saga of women pirates on the China  coast was closed when Japanese  police put a 27-year-old girl named  Sue Nakawura on board a vessel due  to leave for Japan where she will go  to prison for her misdeeds.  A primary school teacher in Hokkaido, Japan, her native province,  she later went to Formosa and became the mistress of a notorious  pirate chieftain, Chen Pai-Lin.  She took part in hundreds of raids  on junks and small towns along the  coast and was known by the whole  pirate fraternity, officers said. Police  arrested her recently in Foochow,  capital of Fuklen province. She was  brought to Shanghai by Japanese  authorities.  Army Ants In Malaya Have System  Of Crossing  That many ants in Malaya operate with military precision and march  in lines that seem interminable has  been    reported   by   Carveth   Wells.  Rivers are. no obstacles to them, he  says.    The main body of the army  waits at the bank of the river while  scouts reconnoitre and choose a bend  where the current sweeps diagonally  across the   stream.   The   ants   then  torm themselves into a ball the size  of a coconut, which rolls  over into  the water. As the current carries the  living ball   across,   it   keeps   rolling  over and over, so that each ant re  ceives only   a   momentary   ducking.  The instant the ball touches the other  side    it    collapses,    and    the    ants  scramble ashore, reform their ranks  an*l continue their march.  A well bred man conceals how  much he thinks of himself and how  little ho thinks of others.  Clever Blind Girl  Although blind for the past 10  years, over since sho was 12, Agnes  Horn, Edmonton, has developed her  four remaining senses to a point  whero she can sew, knit, weave, play  tho piano, operate a switchboard and  qualify as a first-class stenographer.  Warehouses At Calory, Edmonton, Regina and Winnipeg '<***"*  THE   BEYIEW.   CKESTO^,   B.    O,  HOARE RESIGN  OVER COLLAPSE  OF PEACE PLAN  London.���������While the Franco-British  peace plan which he helped to frame  was virtually discarded at Geneva,  Sir Samuel Hoare, foreign secretary,  suddenly resigned as" the latest sensational development since the terms  of the plan were disclosed.  Sir Samuel's resignation, which  Was accepted by Prime Minister Baldwin, came 10 days after he drafted  the plan secretly at Paris with Premier Laval.  The action of the foreign secretary, t which rated a political sensation, came on the eve of a foreign  affairs debate in the house of commons. He had cut short a vacation  in Switzerland to go before the common?, many of its members hostile,  to defend his part in the Paris proposals, which opponents contended  would reward Italy for her aggression.  No official explanation was offered  for Sir Samuels abrupt retirement  from his political career, regarded as  brilliant before the African war  clouds gathered.  Labor and Liberal ranks fiad fired  shaft after shaft into the government for the plan, which would give  Premier Mussolini control of roughly two-thirds of Ethiopia although  Italy herself was indicted by the  League of Nations as an aggressor.  The revolt had even extended into  the ranks of Conservatives, who won  an overwhelming victory in the last  general ��������� election.  .The government -was accused of an  about-face in its hitherto determined  stand in the Italo-Ethiopian crisis.  Informed quarters saw indications  that    the    eventual    result    of    the  resignation of Sir Samuel, Hoare  as  foreign  secretary would " be -the re  construction of the government.  These quarters considered the outcry* against the Franco-British proposals and Sir Samuel's resignation  dealt the government one of the most  severe blows any administration had  ever received so soon-after an election. ��������� .   ���������  ~?:.  The sudden resignation of Sir  Samuel was the subject of comment  by newspapers throughout the United  Kingdom. Varying views were expressed.  The Times said: "Sir Samuel Hoare  conforms to the honorable tradition  of British public life that the minister most closely associated with an  abortive step should resign. There  ���������will be general sympathy with Sir  Samuel, who suffers for failing to  prevent indefensible proposals.''  Will Receive Pensions  Women   Widowed   In   Alberta' Mine  Tragedy To Receive $35 A Month  Edmonton���������Pensions of $35 a month  for life for each of the women widowed in the mine disaster at Coalhurst,  ��������������� Alta., where 16 miners were killed,  were announced by the Workmen's  Compensation   Board.     Should   any  . widow re-marry, she will receive a  settlement of $480 at that time. For  the 23 children orphaned in the disaster, $12 monthly will be given the  eldest in each family, $10 to the second, $9 to tho third, and $8 each to  others. These pensions will be paid  until each reaches tho age of 18, provided he or she remains at school.  * Dependent of the miners othor than  wives or children will, receive pensions proportionate to thoir pecuniary  losses.  Iflgg Prices .Drop In East  Toronto.���������Tho common egg loses  ita popularity during ^Christmas season and, til though there is keen demand for poultry, egg prices aro  dropping In Toronto (llntrlct, R. J.  Bell, chief egg inspector at thei Dominion government bureau aald. Egg  domnnd would recover by February,  ho said.-  Attacked By Eagle  Shcrbrooke, Que.-A large eagle  -;wouped down upon An maud Lenii-  cu**, of Mcgaritlc, Quo., as he walked  to work horo, clawed' him about tho  face and head and knocked him un-  conRQlous. Tho wo^dn'of tbo district  nro being searched by oharpshbotcrs  aiming to destroy tho oaglo. ������,.���������  Caleb Milne  Is  Found By Motorist  On Highway  Doylestown, Pa. ��������� A bewildered,  sickened youth, with no socks and  only one shoe, identified by Police  Chief James Welsh as the "missing  Caleb J. Milne 4th, was found by a  motorist on a highway near Doylestown.  The grandson of a wealthy, retired  Philadelphia manufacturer was found  amid persistent reports that the  family had paid $25,000 ransom to  kidnappers.        * -���������������������������..  The youthful' actor and mystery  Writer was ill from, exposure and hunger, police said. They stripped adhesive tape which locked his lips and  he murmured "Caleb Milne." His  wrists were bound to his knees when  he was found.  Reports that the family had paid  a ransom met with denial at the  Milne house and department pf justice agents refused to break the silence they have maintained since the  search began.  However, the rambling estate on  the outskirts of Philadelphia was  brilliantly lighted until late in the  night, disclosing G-men in conference  with members of the family.  Made Splendid Showing  Canadian Farmers Took 445 Awards  At Chicago Show  Ottawa.���������Canadian farmers annexed 445 awards, of which 18 were  championships and 12 reserve championships, at the International Live  Stock Exposition and Grain Show in  Chicago this month.  The department of agriculture's  list gives Canadian winnings as follows: 18 championships, 12 reserve  championships, 61 first prizes and  354 other prizes, a-total of 445.  What was regarded as the outstanding honor won by.Canada was,  of course,'the wheat championship.  This was awarded to W. Frelah Wilford, of Stavely, Alta. He exhibited  Reward wheat.  The department stated that" Reward wheat has won the championship at Chicago every year since 1928  except in 1931.  ���������4  j*VV**7  ?7���������)*���������-:  ������:   .  LEAGUE REPRESENTATTVE  T������ Establish Air Service  Japanese Invasion  Agitation In North China. Flares Up  At Nanking  Shanghai. ��������� Agitation against the  Japanese invasion of North China  flared at Nanking while violent  demonstrations continued in Tientsin and Peiping against the establishment of the Chahar-Hopeh political  council.  Shouting mobs filled the streets of  Nanking, it was reported here, calling on the government to defend  China against military pressure from  Japan and protesting against the  autonomy movement.  These demonstrations resulted in  an immediate protest by Japanese  military authorities.  The political council of Chahar  and Hopeh was finally installed after  a delay of several days caused by  hostile student disorders. General  Sung, Che-Yuar, governor of Hopch,  assumed tlie, office of chairman of the  council.  L. B. Pearson, counsellor to the  Canadian Department of External  Affairs on the staff of the High Commissioner at London, England, who  will represent Canada on the Committee of 18 of the League of Nations,  Returning To Poland  Ottawa.���������Word was received here  that Dr. Gcorgo M. Adomkiewioz,  Polish consul general in Ottawa, will  return to Poland late next month.  Dr. Adomkiewioz has been hero since  May 1931. No announcement has  beon made of tho post to which ho  Will bo appointed.  Pardons For Prisoners   ,  Boston.���������Plans for Christmas and  Now Year paroles or pardons for 254  inmates of prisons, reformatories and  tbo state farm wero announced by  Governor James Curloy. Two life  term prisoners and 20 womon, reformatory Inmates, woro included in  tlio list.  Mexican Nw*������ Censored  "Mexico, D.F.���������A censorship was  established suddenly on tho Associated Pross direct wire between Mexico  City and Now York. Employees of tho  national telegraphs woro instructed  to open tho circuit to provont trana-  mlsfllbu of any political news to Now  York. '     2180  Naval Conference  Expect Japanese Delegates Will Reject Great Britain's Plan  London.���������Great Britain's plan for  a new naval agreement, it was understood will be rejected by the Japanese delegation to the international  naval conference. Other delegations  were expected to express their opinions on the proposal.  The British plan involves public  declaration by each naval power of  its building program for a period of  about six years, and suggests discussion of eventual equality of fleets  should be dropped at the present conference.  A recess in the sessions until Jan.  5 instead of Jan. 2, was considered  likely as the result of private talks  among American and Italian delegates.  Widow Of Famous Australian Aviator  Proceeding With Plans  Sydney, Australia. ��������� Lady Kingsford-Smith, widow of the famous  Australian a'rman, has, decided to  proceed with plans he was making  for a regular air service linking Australia and New Zealand,.  Sir Charles' widow decided to replace her husband as director of the  Trans-Tasman Air Development Co.  The company will adhere to Kings-  ford-Smith's plan for a semi-weekly  air service between the two dominions. It will use United States Sikorsky amphibian planes.  Lady Kingsford-Smith planned to  use her own resources until capital  of ������200,000 (approximately $980,000)  can be obtained, partly by private  and partly by public subscription.  Sir Charles Kingsford-Smith and  a co-pilot disappeared November 8  while attempting a record speed  flight from England to Australia.  They -were last reported flying over  the Bay of Bengal. All hope of finding them alive has been abandoned.  Siege Was Passive  Jobless Invade B.C. Office Asking For  Increased Relief  Cumberland, B.C. ��������� Twenty-five  men, demanding increased relief al  lowances, invaded the ; office of the  British Columbia government agent  here and remained several hours in  a passive siege until induced to leave  peaceably by officers of the provincial  police. The office staff remained at  work.  The men agreed to leave on condition a committee of their number  would be granted a hearing later.  Ontario Power Dispute  Possibility Of An Agreement Being  Reached Is Reported  Toronto.���������Possibility of an agreement being reached quickly, after  Attorney-General Arthur W. Roebuck sa'd a recommendation regarding the power dispute involving four  Quebec companies might be made to  the Ontario cabinet.  Mr. Roebuck, a' member of the Ontario hydro-electric commission, commented following a conference between the comm'ssion and representatives of the McLaren-Quebec, Beau-  harnois, Ottawa Valley and Gatineau  companies.  The commission, headed by T.  Stewart Lyon, has been charged with  working out a settlement since the  government -  cancelled     agreements  TW0 FEDERAL  BY-ELEeTIONS TO  BEHELD JAN. 6  Ottawa. ��������� The constituency of  Queen's, P.E. Island, has been opened  to provide a seat for Finance Minister  Charles Dunning, Jjy the appointment  of the member-elect, J. J. Larabee, to  a position in the department of fisheries.  Prime Minister Mackenzie King  announced that the by-election would  be held Jan. 6, the date of polling in  the Assiniboia by-election where Hon.  J. G. Gardiner, minister of agriculture, will be the government candidate.  An invitation came to Mr. Dunning  several days ago from the Liberal  association in Queen's, asking him if  he would be their candidate in the  event of Mr. Larabee resigning. Mr.  Dunning accepted. Prince Edward  Island has had no representation in  the cabinet since Hon. J. A. Macdonald, minister without portfolio, was  appointed to the senate last summer.  < Mr. King announced that Mr. Larabee had been appointed "special  officer in the department of fisheries  to supervise boats of the department  on the Atlantic," a position for which  provision was placed in the estimates  some time ago.  Neither Mr. Dunning nor Mr. Gardiner contested the last general election.  With. Mr. Dunning representing  Prince Edward Island every province  except Alberta will have a representative in the cabinet. Only one  Liberal candidate was elected in Alberta.  Mr. Larabee, contesting the dual  riding of Queen's with Peter Sinclair  in the Liberal interests on Oct. 14,  turned a substantial Conservative  plurality into a Liberal one. Two  Conservatives, W. Chester McLure  j and J. K. Myers, were defeated.   ���������  Queen Attends Charity Show  Waives Court Mourning.In Order To  Be Present  fc London.���������The queen attended her  first movie premiere in London's  fashionable West End, seeing, "The  Ghost Goes West," given in aid of a  tuberculosis settlement.  Although wearing heavy black,  she waived the court mourning for  the late Princess Victoria in order to  attend the charity affair.'"* She was  accompanied by the Duchess of Kent  DISCUSS FILM TO STAR DIONNES  ���������"��������� ::^'''--'''"rtJoan H������MhoU/'^������^^ "Alton D������f oi������'���������  A fow tips on how to play tho part of Dr. Allan Dafoo in tho moylo,  "The Country Doctor", atan-lng tho Dionne qulntuploto, wore f$lvcn Joan  Hen-holt, loft, stage .atav cast for tho part, by Dr, Dafoo himself, whon tho  two mot at Callandkir, Ont,������  Denude Manitoba Forests  Christmas Tree Cutting Is Protested  * Hy Conservationist  Winnipeg.���������Protest over denuding  of evergreen forests in eastern Manitoba to met demand for Christmas  trees will be made to the Manitoba  government by J. M. Kingston, Winnipeg forest conservationist.  Axe���������en were busy chopping down  trees for use in Winnipeg homes and  for export to the United States. Last  year trees shipped from Canada to  the United States were estimated  valued at $363,577 and in Winnipeg  alone it was estimated more than 30,-  000 black spruce trees were cut  down for decorations.  Is Off Relief  Interdicted Man In Edmonton  Says  Beer Is A Necessity  Edmonton.���������Beer is a necessity but  relief is only a luxury, it was indicated by a man in a town near here.  Because he had been interdicted  from buying beer after he made application for relief, he petitioned "government authorities to strike his  namo from the relief rolls and restore his beer-drinking privileges.  His request was granted speedily,  said Relief Commissioner A. A. Mackenzie, it having been shown that the  man now owes thc municipality or  the province nothing on relief already  applied.  Fast French Train  Paris.���������Travelling at an average  speed of 89.5 miles an hour, a train  which has just boon put into operation on tho Paris-Strasbourg lino,  covered the 315 miles in three hours  31 minutes, it was announced. Tho  train was drawn by a gasoline-powered engine. Two scheduled stops at  Nancy and Chalons wore not deducted from tho running time.  Collect Succession Duties-  Toronto.���������Two extra accountants  havo been added to tho staff of Cheater Walters, Ontario controller of  finance, to aid in his work on collection of succession duties, Premier  Hepburn announced. "Wo aro already  moro than $2,500,000 ahead in succession duties this year and expect  to pick up another $1,000,000 any  day now," said tho premier,  NMI  mwmfii ORESKON REVIEW  ERRY CHRiSTIVIAS  TO ALL I  w  E HOPE that when Station JOY is  broadcasting   throughout 1936 your  reception will be good.  NESS ELECT  rue   f"Bi*"������Tft!_   __*>������-"%_*Sa-TUS  JUST AROUND THE GORNER  MATT. YORK  BLACKSMITH SHOP  In hearty appreciation ofthe Patronage which you  have extended to me I wish vou all HAPPINESS  and HEALTH now, at Christmastide and through'  out the coming NEW YEAR.  SEASON'S GREETINGS  E. MALLANDAINE  Fire insurance Agencies  Issued every Friday at Creston, B.C.  Subscription: $2.60 a year in advance.  $3.00 to U.S. points.  C. Fl HAYES, Editor and Owner  CRESTON, B.C., FRIDAY, DEC 27  A Sairxnt (������hviatnm&  auh a  May this Christmas greeting be a happy augury of  good things to come and  may good fortune be yours  wherever you may he is the  sincere  and hearty wish of  3FI|# (EEmsifltt 8letttem  *ur t% **Uf *C*     **** **"������ f? *n������  _K_ V  ffm ������-*       ������**** mV% JKat    ���������������*  ORABITO  SHOE SHOP  Among our assets tee like to count the only one  that money cannot buy���������your good will, and as we  like to think of you���������not as a customer alone but as  a friend, there is no better way to express our friend'  ship than by the old. old wish that grows dearer  throughout the ages.  mi  A  Merry Christmas"  ���������MBM-M*  Use the  long-distance  telephone  for New Year's  Greetings!  Someone at a distant point���������  mother, father, sister, brother  or friend��������� would be thrilled to  hear your voice  Celebrate the coming of the  New Year by telephoning to  that person. Just take down  the receiver of your telephone  and tell "'Long Distance" who  you are and whom you want.  In a jiffy you'll be enjoying n  happy reunion.  Say ''Happy New Yehr" by  long-distance telephone*.  Kootenay Telephone  At the middle of the month the  Great Northern will reduce its  train service ir.to Fernie from  daily into one train a week.  At Kaslo the transfer firms  have agreed to charge 25 cents a  mile on hauls of five miles and  over. Deliveries around town  are 35 cents.  Greetings!  vsO������9 JL-t���������l������  A   HAPPY  CHRISTMAS  and a  SUCCESSFUL  1936  ClY. PAMT SI0P  WUnoii Ave.      CRESTON  2*i<" Door from Rovicvw OMcn.  Mrs; PAIlilfS  @m\Wu m\m\m\ff-    '���������'���������:  ^"���������"���������a*"***",   ���������"I''''"""*'""      ^SSS ^^S  SEASON'S GREETINGS  THANK YOU for yourViand patronage during the past  year and trust the pleasant associations will continue  during the coming year and many of them.  JE&Ww^^  Shareholders in Consolidated  Mining & Smelting Company  should start off 1936 in happy  fashion, with announcement that  on December 31st tne big -smelting company will pay a dividend  of $1.25 per share for the last  half of 1935, along with which  will go a bonus of $4 per share.  This distribution accounts for  payment of $3,421,173. A previous payment will make a total  1935 distribution of $4,235,738.  The despatch announcing the  melon cut at the end of the month  states that since 1906 the Consolidated has paid a total of  $53,704,470 in dividends, Amonst  the company's investments is  $7,000,000 in the fertilizer plant  at Warfield, near Trail.  Member  Sends Greetings  Once again the Christmas  Season is upon us and I hasten to  avail myself of the courtesy of  the "Creston Review" to extend  to all its readers my sincerest  hope���������That, this Christmas Season may bring to them, one and  all, a, larger measure of good  cheer. And to those who have  suffered severely in recent years I  trust there may be a lifting of the  clouds and evidences of a brighter  day.  I am profoundly impressed with  the convicton that most of our  economic and social problems find  their origin in the selfishness of  man. In other words, greed for  wealth and power will dull the  better feelings in a man and cause  him to disregard the rights and  the welfare of his neighbors.  Therefore it is well for us at  this Christmas Season to recall to  mind the principles and teachings  of the Carpenter of Nazareth, for  in these alone can we find the real  antidote to human avarice.  It is, then, in a spirit of Goodwill, to All Men" that I address  this message to all who may read  it. :     H. H. STEVENS  Our K, B. 0. Broadcast  Robert McKibbon of Cranbrook is serving a three months  term in jail for allowing one of his  horses to starve to death.  Prom January lst to November  30th Kelowna hospital recorded  160 births exactly the same  number as for the same period in  1934.  Estimating 72 cars to the mile  for the last nine days of November the Smelter at Trail handled  the equivalent of more than four  miles of railroad cars, of ore.  Newly-painted name boards  have recently been placed over  the faded, out lettering On all the  stations on the Kootenay Central  between Golden and Fort Steele.  Big homed owls are on the increase in the Vernon district and  are taking quite a heavy tole of  pheasants, They are even rajd  ing poultry' yards, according *'  the News.  to  At Grand Forks householders  and business firms are asked to  burn all the electricity they like  during Christmas-New Years.  The city owns the power plant  and bills will be'the usual ones  for December.  ecttonery  Wishes--All its Patrons  a  VERY MERRY CHRISTMAS  and a HAPPY MEW YEAR  JOHNSON & WALDE  KING GEORGE HOTEL  LABELLE &   SONS,  PROPS.    -  HOLIDAY GREETINGS  At this season we feel deeply grateful for the  consideration  you   have so kindly extended  to   us, and take this opportunity of wishing  you a MERRY CHRISTMAS !  KITCHENER HOTEL  KITCHENER,   B.C.  Dorndest winter y' ever saw!     .���������  Never had no January thaw!  Season -was late, the apples friz!  Roads "were had-���������no tourist biz!  Work and wages never came  But  ��������� ���������   ��������� . *���������������  erry Christmas Just The Same  B. JOHNSON,  (Christmas 1935  \mm^4 XX l/lo L XXXdo>  We  extend  to   you our  Best Wishes for a Merrv  ������  Christmas and Prosperous New Year  THE CANADIAN BANK  OF COMMERCE  CrcotoJV Branch  - ft ...  _* + ������    Jtw   .,  jnoger  The Consolidated Mhiin   &.  Smelting: Company of Canada, Ltd. S  TRAIL,   BRITISH OOLUMBIA *  Manufacturers of_  ELEPHANT BRAND COMMERCIAL  FERTILIZERS  Ammonium Phosphates.   Sulphate of Ammonia  Superphosphates Complete Fertilizers,  Producers and Refiners of  TADANAC BRAND METALS  9       Gold, Silver, Lead, Zinc, Cadmium, Bismuth  s  s  s  S  IBM  IS  fi nmnemmtiqmmmtiwm  na  CHESTON REVIEW  0/%>  /  El ft-1 l.ll'.l  BELL  Plumbing:  ������& Heatiug*  Wishing our Patrons  A MERRY CHRISTMAS  and a  HAPPY NEW YEAR  **  ���������jmm.mmmmjm9*m*m-j,3,n*m*ummmnw.*mmmmmmmmwmnmm1  May YOUR  Christmas be  Happy  and YG-Uft  New Year  Prosperous  Erickson School  Cosccrt Pleases  Pleasing Variety to Quite Long  Programme���������Musical and Song  and Dance Numbers Favored  ���������Tap Dancing Popular.  nmofnn Rakory  Wm FRASER  >AAAA fAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAA A AAA A  Greetings!   Thank you!  Again we thank our  many Customers in  the Creston Valley  for their Patronage  during 1935 and wish  you one and all the  Compliments of the  Season !  SpppnwiiY  MOTORS  ERICKSON  ���������ri-f-f-ii-t-f-nw-f-r-tii-r-t-t-T'-t-t-t-r-f-t-tfmi-tm-t-ti'  We Take this  Opportunity  to   extend  to   you  FRIENDLY  GREETINGS  for CHRISTMAS  and Wish You Joy  and Prosperity  in  the New Year!  R. M. TELFORD  The Erickson school Christmsa concert  staged at the schoolhouse Friday evening-,  was the best ever put on these. The  schoolhouse "was filled to capacity, many  having to be turned away due the limited seating capacity.  *'0 Canada" was given as the opening  number by the children. In the "Min-  uett." which followed Joan Langston  gave quite a recitation on how her grandmother did tbe minuet, after which this  dance was very prettily executed by  eight boys and girls. A dialogue dance,  called "Old King Cole," caused a lot -of  fun. Joan Heric. was Old King Cole,  and filled the bill to perfection. The  dance accompanying the play, was done  by eight boys and girls from the. junior,  roomi and was the best dance feature of  the evening.  "Pop Eye" was a dance cleverley done  by Lois Botterill and Lois Bundy, the  latter .impersonating Pop Eye the sailor.  A Backw ard drill created a great deal of  fun. A number of senior pupils doing a  drill with their backs to the audience,  with comic masks on the back of their  heads to make it appear they were facing the crowd. The Lolly pop song, given  by Ted -and Jim Botterill, was well  worthy of mention as it was exceptionally  well rendered.  Jimmy Carr, Jim Richardson and Zane  Beam, the former and latter as coons, in  a sketch, were very amusing. A tap  dance done by Mildred Fraser, Anita  H^ric, Helen Goodwin and Norma Bundy  was a great hit, and was one of the very  ew pieces that was allowed to respond  with an encore. There were 19 numbers  on the programme, as follows:  "O Canada."  Opening Song-���������Four girls.  Minuet���������Junior boys and girls.  Dialogue���������"Pine Trpe."  Monologue���������A. J.  Hamilton.  Dialogue���������Old King Cole.  Dialogue���������"Waiting for Doctor."  Dance���������"Pop Eye."  Monologue���������Fred Mazook.  Song���������Jingle Bells. 7 juniors.  Irish Jig���������Junior pupils.  Backward Drill���������Senior pupils.  Song���������"Lollypop," Ted and Jim Botterill.  Negro Sketch���������Three Senior pupils.  Song���������Santa Claus���������Senior girls.  Farewell-���������Evelyn Andrew.  God Save the King.  After   the   national    anthem,    Santa  Claus made his appearance and  presented all the children with  a gift and a bag  of* candy.    The teachers were also  remembered from the well laden, tree, and"  bags of candy were also passed  out  to  all children in the audience.  For the success of the entertainment  the teachers, Principal Cobus and ,Miss  Marcella Sanford, are to be highly commended; along with Mrs. Cobus,a the latter being responsibly for the training of  the children in the dance numbers that  pro .*ed so popular. Mrs. Wally Wood-  hall of Nelson added greatly to the musical side of tbe programme, as did also  Molly Cunie. J. B. Holder was chairman of the evening, and Teddy Haskins  was right at home as Santa Claus.  ERICKSON  ���������*n������-rin-t-fiiimi*t-t-ti-tm-fiimi*m-T-r  ERICKSON  GARAGE  LEADBEATER & SON  ; ?Y ���������''���������.?Wlsh"Y*|IU;/'.,y.  A Very l^erry  Christmss  Alice Siding  New Year!  V      ���������'.,.,..-        ,   ; ��������� t ��������� ^    ...������^   ���������      ,,������������������  Hs?*      .  tJj   By*-'B B '  ORCHARD  SERVICE STATION  Wishing. You arid .Yours  A MERRY CHRISTMAS  and a  HAPPY & PROSPEROUS  NEW YEAR,  Mr. and Mrs. E. Payne and young  daughter, of Nelson, are here for Christmas with the former's parents, Mr. and  Mrs. E. W. Payne.  Principal Page left on Saturday for  Rossland, where he is spending the holidays with hia parents.  Alice   Siding school   closed  for   the  Christmas vacation on Friday afternoon,  the wind up feature being an entertainment provided by the children under the  direction  of principal John Page, who  also acted as chairman.   There were* 20  numbers on the  list, and  the variety of  the offerings made the afternoon most  enjoyable.   Recitations  were   given by  Margaret Simister, Mable Mather, Florence Marshall,   Marti*a Marshnll, Bob  Corner, Bill Constable, Dick Smith, Sadie  McNeil, Tom Corner.   The school children combined in the presentation of fivo  carols, and there were three dialogues,  the concert closing witb'"Hark; the Herald Angels Sing."   After the programme  S"<nta Claus, in the person of Alfred Parian, made his appearance and unloaded  a handsomely decorated Christmas tree,  the work of Mrs. Frank Slmiat r,  nnd  almost 50 children of the district were  suitably   remembered.   Principal   Page  deserves much praise for the hard work  he put; in training the children, and wUh  Mrs. Guy Cohstnble at the organ the  musical numbers were the moro effectively presented.  To Wish All a  _i_M*ZL__ E_3 B9 hB  'fl '^w^if'BRTlMMjfM _5L  "and a HAPPY, ".  IIJ!iA 1*11x1., and  PROSPEROUS 1936  JL  Q  Box It.  I  D  Connell  CRESTON  G, ALLA  \>  i^^-.vyJ^.JDiJs.o oz* JuioiniouluKe Or  Creston Valley Fruits and Vegetables  To our many friends,  in Greston Valley  we wish to take this opportunity of  extending our best wishes for a  VERY i������IERRY CHRISTMAS  May the New Year upon which we are about, to enter,  bring to you a full measure of Happiness  and Prosperity.  isbing Vou  The Merriest Christm  ibid so, as Tiny Tim observed,  "God bless Us, Every One!"  ���������Christmas Caro!.  ���������VT  -fir.Mtiiii Farmer������9 Im^f-if������������������#a  vivwivii m Hiiiiviw   ������ uh nasals a-"-!*  ��������� y  Merry Christmas  and  Happy New Year  MESSINGER   MOTORS  GRESTON  D. M. HUMMON     A. W. SPEAKER    C. H. MESSINGER  We wish to thank our customers  for  their patrbriage and take this  opportunity to wish them  and a  iMosperoijs NEW  ' MiH __tfto_,   _MM_   _W^_l    '     HOHMUl   kMN ' Jlfc     fl '      MMaM|- feMMHb A/mm*  Wa i'Vpir. il IwF ? |^15aiF^,l8w������l5������'���������������*?!*  ^^mm^^.       ^Jgt^DY^     _^*)_^_ta_       m^m ^^f.    ^^^^^^  t^m  '   __fa    |^fl     Ema     ^^a  WBT~      'BttUk ���������  ^agp* *T1 Km %mt9   ���������   WIXI  *' ���������ajihrr* ���������v"f>,i'" **m>\* mrrw t������i������w** y*j4rf* * mmamasBBt  ~m.-r^m-.m*~m.lr.T-..-V.*m   "^TTf ""7'**'?*^'*. .^������������������.^������������������J'. "��������� t ������������  ���������j    \v    . ;>  ���������     '' ;, -   V' "Y    ' ;,  CRESTOH REVIEW  Commercial  Hotel  CRESTON  Wishes you  One and All  the  Best of  Fw������*B**wl-|_iM������r  wmmmW ���������Wmtwm   Jf  WSHSMHM  this Chrisf-  snasandNew  Years.  J. Beninger  Proprietor  4-t-riTi-fi-fH-ii-ft-tl-f-tii-t-fi-t-fti-t-t-t-t-t-i-ti-rn  J. NASTA  QinmpifeA  l&j** _������������_������������������_?  Slim Turnout at  Cheer Basketball  High School Girls Have First  Loss of Season���������Loallo Trims  Imperial Groceteria���������Turnout  for Games is Very Poor.  In full   appreciation   of  yourfriendly Patronage.  Best Wishes are extended for a very  Mery  Christmas  and a most Happy Time  during    the    year    1936  Ladywssf S8i������B  ���������j  CRESTON  MISS DOCKERILL  extends the Season's  Greetings and all  Good Wishes for a  Merry Christmas  ancs a  Happy.New Year!  Due too many counter attractions  Friday night the basketball at Park Pavilion in laid of the Women's Institute  Christmas cheer fund was poorly attend-*  ed. In the first game the so-far unbeaten High School girls were downed  by the City Reps. "17-28, and Groceteria  was beaten by Loallo 27-25.  The girls game was not very interesting and was particularly rough. High  School did not get going at all, and every  {nlayer seemed to ne playing her own  ittle individual game. High girls had  plenty of shots at the basket but could  not convert them. Nine penalties wero  called on High School as compared with  five on the City Reps. The latter played  a nice game and seemed to be bombarding the bsskei all evening. Mary Abbott played first-class ball, making four  baskets and converting one penalty.  She was not only shooting well rut was  feeding her team mates in order to give  them a chance to score. Agnes Crane  and Betty Speers played well.   Teams:  High School���������T. Tompkins 3, R. Palmer Nell Payne 10, Hare, Staples 4,  Erickson, Cooper.   Total 17.  City Reps.���������Y. LaBelle 2,  Speers 6. Swain 4, Abbott 9,  Dot Palmer.   Total 28.  The Groceteria-Loallo game provided  good money's worth in excitement and  thrills. The former worked hard but  had only four of the regulars out. Des.  Truscott completed the quint: and play*  ed well. Bill Bourdon also put up a fine  exhibition. The Grocery squad was too  rough and sloppy on the passing. Loallo displayed about the nicest combination ol the season and Maddess could  not miss the basket at all, making 12  points. Jim Da'e was also effective,  garnering severs points. The winners had  11 penalties against nine for Groceteria.  Teams:  Imperial Groceteria���������-Speers 6, H.  Couling 6, J. Payne 3, B. Bourdon 7, D.  Truscott 3.    Total 25.  Loallo���������Young 2, Dale 7, P. Bourdon  6, S. Nastasi. A. Nastasi, Maddess 12.  Total 27.  Referees for the evening were. Mar-  iotte, Crawford, and A. Nastasi.  Bourdon.  Crane 7,  mmmmUcHener  ther Vasse  BEAUTY PARLOR  / appreciate your co-operation and  take this opportunity of wishing  you Plenty of Christmas Cheer  and Prosperity for 1936  laaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaala ������������������������������������������������������ a'.a im in a"*' ��������� a a ������  EDDY'S  HaPflcfi _rB���������r"S?ti    3BsB*iftrH  WES. EDDY, Prop.  The season to express anew the  Friendship and Good Wishes  that we cherish for you the  year through. Here's hoping  that this will be the merriest of  them all.  -aaaa'aaaaaa ��������� ��������� a a a ��������� ������.������ a a a a a a a a a ��������� a a a a a ������ ��������� a a a a ��������� ,  Greston Gafe  HAROLD L. BENINGER  MAY  CHRISTMAS   DAY  .Bring everything good  your way and may  Happiness and Pleasure  Surround you throughout  the coming New Year  The girls softball club donated $13.21  to the children's Christmas fund.  Dr. Henderson of Creston made a professional visit to  Kitchener on   Friday.  P. K. Smith hauled a ton of powder  for operations at the Creston Hill  mine  on Thursday.  Mr. and Mrs. N. P. Molander were at  Canyon on Thursday, night for the  Christinas concert  S. E. Jones, secretary Greston Hill  Mining Company, Limited, returned,  Thursday from a business visit to Spokane.  School closed Friday afternoon, and  will reopen on January 6th. Miss Jean  McCreath, principal, left on Friday to  spend the holidays at her home in Creston. ���������  A. Lepage and John Anderson have  completed construction ofthe office "of  Creston Hill Mining Company, adjoining  H. H. Redmile's store���������in the same  building, at the back.  Dan McDonald left on Saturday for  Nelson, where he will reside in future.  He has been foreman at the airport for  the past year. Robert Rigby is acting  foreman until January 1st.  Tom Hickey, truck driver at Goatfell  East N D. camp, was a business visitor  to Cranbrook on Wednesday. Dick  Neil was a visitor to the same town the  same day. getting one of the camp trucks  repaired there.  Kitchener school children had a Christmas tree and concert at the schoolhouse  Thursday afternoon. The pupils were  well trained and much credit is given the  teacher, Miss Jean McCre-ith, for the  splendid success of the affair. There  were 20 numbers on the programme, all  of which were well received. Those contributing to the afternoon's entertainment wore Maxine Nowlin, recitation.  Gt-rmaine Foisy, recitation. Grades 1  and 2 song. Louise Lepage, recitation.  Robert Thompson, recitation. Grades  2, 8 and 4, recitations. Harold Nolson,  address. Marjorie Blair, song. Jackie  Abar, recitation. Victor Parslow recitation. Joan Blair, monologue. Grades  1,2 and 4 girls, Action Song. Ronnie  Lepage, recitation. Jimmy Bohan, recitation. Senior grades, dialogue. Alta  Nowlin, recitation. The programmo  opened with tho Welcome song by the  whole school. After tho concert Santa  Claus mado his appearance and distributed gifts and bags of candy, nuts and  ornnces from n well ntocked tree, every  child of school age and under being remembered. Many thanks aro extended  Miss McCreath for givine: the children  such a fine treat. '  J&  CHRIST CHURCH  CRESTON  REV. K.E.M. YERBURGH, Vicar.  &UNOAV. DEG.20  CRESTON���������8.80 p.m.. Holy Communion. 11.80 p.m., Matins and Holy  Communion.  CAMP LISTKtt-8 00 p.m., Bwnfl'ang.  WYNWDTCL -7.30 p.m., BvonBong.  *** -^.  We extend to the   People of Creston  District   Most _ Cordial  - j <  Christmas ������r-aetin  mm. ���������  and Best Wishes, for a'  Prosperous New Year  Creston Motors  Chevrolet and Oldsmobile  CRESTON  To All Our Members,  Patrons  39 Prfends  Best wishes for a Joyous Christmas  and may 1936 he filled with H  ness   and^^ P  yours, is they Sincere^ Wish of the  ������*  tfi  VAUfAIII^A  f^_f^  FfiiSt _E������fihawi***  si   b SalSa H_B_F&^yPS|^SfilSl!J!ij*^f',  v  Merry Christmas  ���������and Best Weshes for Happiness  throughout 1936  H  Creston Valley ������o^Op. Assn.  ���������The  M  mm  extend to You bur Best  Wishes for a  New Year  KrVlil  PDHMIPT  155 ��������� ^S*^ fESSSF ^**������F ^Sml^r    HI  CRPSTOISI  ^*J_^_l_i^     ������������������ ^_a       ^^^^^^^   ^B&^^^ff Mm ^U^L^^^p      BV      ^^^H  i^%^A%% E*������������*������!KW' 'mf&WrWi^^ Haw  GRESTON REVIEW  a>  !   t Si  -������������m  Wishing Everyone  TBIe 0omp8iments  of the Season  Epicfison  Bundy  weeks'  arrived  holiday  Little Avenue  CRESTON  ���������������������������������������������aijiaiM^������������i(i���������,atatitiaa,,a.aiit,B  Greetings!  We   extend    Friendly  Greetings for Christmas  and IWtsh Yon Joy ahd  Prosperity    throughout  1936.  Variety Store  CRESTON  Next t������ Premier Garage  .*a ��������� ������JL������ujtMMM������������������������������������������.������������������������������������������������������������������ ���������������*���������������-��������������� ���������������������������*������������������ ���������*������%������������������������  * ���������.'"' - '    '  Greetings I  In WISHING YOU a  Merry Christmas  and a '  --  Happy New Year  tee wish to assure you of  our appreciation of your  goodwill and patronage.  T. Miwseii & Oe.  Mr. and Mrs. T. W.  home Friday from a two  a coast points.  Sandy Telford, who-is a student at  B.C. University, Vancouver, is home for  the Christmas vacation.  Miss Helen Telford of Vancouver is  spending the holiday season here with  her brother, R. M. Telford.  Ray Crisler and~ Ray McKelvey left  at the end of the week on a motor trip  south as far as Sacramento, Calif.  Mrs. Speaker and Fred left on Friday  for Salmo, to ephnd the Christmas holidays with her daughter, Mrs. McDonald.  Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Connell and  Marion Heric and Bob Currie spent last  weekend with friends in Spokane? making the trip by auto. .  Miss Madeline Putnam, who is at the  University of B.C% Vancouver, arrived  on Friday to spend the Christmas holidays at hec-bome here.  George Connell. who is a student at  Alberta College, Edmonton, arrived on  Friday for the yuletide vacation with his  parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. G. Connell.  West Creston School Concert  !.������ate������Bia������aaM,iii���������i  ��������� aaaaaai  E.A. LEWIS  ���������   ���������*���������.-'       ' '   ���������   mmm-.  . :������������������������������������    --���������/������������������:. ..;���������"    ,':   ": ���������������������������'���������"  Creston Vaiiey  Berber Shop &  Beauty Parlor  GREETINGS"  The best *we can wish  for is that, until we  wish egaii-i, we remain  as good friends as we  have in the past.  MERRY CHRISTMAS !  aaaaaaaaaaaiaa,a,aaaaaa a aaaa  The Spirit of Christmas  The grip of a hand,  The unspoken greeting,  True hearts understand;  The thrill off rememhrarace*;  The smile warm and true;  Tho Spirit ot Christmas  May it linger with you.  THE CRESTON  JEWELER  LIPHARDT'S  LAND ACT  Notice of 111 ton tion  to Apply lo  .  Purchase Lund  In N<*l"U>ti Luml II������c<*������r<*l'*������*ap* IWm* irt������t  of Kootenay Olatriot, unci nitiaate  near Thriiinii, tt.C.  TAKE NOTICE that George Popoflf  ������nd Jacob PolovnllcolY of Thrums, B.C.,  occupation, ranchers; intend to apply for  perminsion. to   purchnno  the  following  rieacrlbefd lands:  Commencing at. a post planted at  the N.E. cornor of Lot -8803,I-Coot-  enay District! flionce west 20 chainfl;  thmcc- north 20 chuinn; thonco cant  > 20 chainn; thence fjouth 20 clm'tin;  and cohtnining 40 ncres moro or loan,  GEORGE POPOFP  JACOB POLOVNIKOFF.  Applimnt"-  'I'li'',''-   i   '"   '**" 7  Friday exening saw West Creston  schoolhouse filled to capacity for the  Christmas concert which was presented  under the direction of the teacher, -Miss  Rita Wall. An interesting programme  of yuletide plays and recitations was  greatly enjoyed by the entire audience  After the concert Santa Clause arrived  well laden with gifts for all the children.  Another event of interest to all was the  drawing of the lucky ticket on the  turkey raffle. 'The winners were Mrs.  Sinclair Smith and Mr. Carroll. The,  concert programme was as follows:  Recitation. -"Greetings." June Rogers.  Monologue, "Giving Aunt Jane a Hint,"  Olive Ryckman. Play, "'Christmas  with the Ruggles." Recitation. "'Signs  of Christmas," Marjorie' Kanester.  Sketch, "Writing Poetry." Recitation,  ���������Christmas Trial, "Mabel Phipps.  Monologue, "Brawn Memory," Fred  McKay. Sketch Uninterpreted Company." Recitation, ''Just for Christmas." Floyd Griffith. Sketch, Santa  Claus Junior." Recitation, Jean Rogers.  Recitation, "Farewell," Sarah Ryckman.  Violin solo, William Jacks. Those tak-  ing'part in the plays were Jean Best wick,  Julia Erickson, Jim and Margaret  Lockhead, Olive and Sarah Ryckman,  Aluria Phipps; Goldie Griffith, Mable  and Lois Phipps, Jean and June Rogers,  Jack Ryckman, Marjorie Kanester, Fred  McKay, Clifford Kanester, Bud Jack,  Floyd Griffith, Victor and Donald McKay, Bud Rogers, Lena and Zora  Kanester, George Griffith, Raymond  Phipps.  Miss Verha Wightman of Rossland ,w is  here for the holidays with her parents,  Mr. and Mrs. J. Wightmann. Mr. and  Mrs. McGlocklin and young son, of  Bonners are also holiday visitors at She  Wightman home  R. A. Comfort was the holder of the  lucky ticket on the turkey donated by  the Grand theatre and drawn for after  the show on Saturday. "Curley Top,"  featuring Shirley Temple was the film,  and the bouse was packed.  By a vote of 329 to 132 Creston on  Friday last voted ia favor of the granting of beer parlor licenses in the village.  There were seven spoiled ballots. The  vote was not: a heavy one as there are  about 750 qualified voters.  The Erickson Hospital Woman's  Auxiliary New Years'* eve ball is to be  held at Park pavilion Tuesday evening,  December 31st, with dancing at 9 o'clock  Ifeis a novelty affair with an admission  of 50 cents, supper included. ?  '-���������W,ltb a capacity audience ' iu attend  arice the Christmas tree and entertainment was held ih St, Stephen's Presbyterian Church Monday evening,''' when a  splendid programme was given by the  children and young people of the Sunday  school,? Rev. James A. T. McLagan  occupied the chair and the children certainly justified the training and work of  the teachers and officers, who had given  unselfishly of their time in order to make  the event the success that it was. The  crowning feature of the evening was of  course the visit of Santa Claus who distributed presents and bags of candy and  nuts to the young folks. The evening  was brought to a close by the singing of  the National Anthem.  local and Persona]  Mr. and Mrs. Bob Byrne were Nelson  visitors at the end of the week.  Earl Christie of ?��������� Beaverdell arrived on  Tuesday to spend the Christma. holidays with his .parents, Mr. and Mrs.  Herb Christie.  The general delivery ^ wicket at the  postoffice will be open from 10 to ll a.m.  Boxing Day (Thursday), and at the same  hours on New Year's Day. Tne office is  closed all day Christmas.  '   '   ~,    ' *i  B. Morabito, who has heen undergoing  treatment at the Belcher military hospital in Calgary, Alberta, arrived on  Tuesday and reports his foot trouble  somewhat improved.  Miss Margaret McLagan, who is in  charge of a public school in the Innisfail,  Alberta, district, arrived on Sunday to  spend Christmas at St. Stephen's manse,  a guest of her parents, Rev. J. A. T. and  Mrs. McLagan.  Grand Theatre  SAT'Y, DEC. 28th  George Arliss  m  Last Gentleman  with  Edna May OLIVER  Wednesday,Jan. 1st  mir YEAR'S t>AY  There's only one word  for it . . GENIUS!  There*s%only one name for it  HEPBURN  iia Sit*. Juuieo M. Barrie's match-  leae play ... a afcoi-y sis powerful  as tho past-ion:-* that clash in its  mighty conflict...  The Little Minister  Sirdar  Art Rutledge has left for Fernie where  he wil! spend his vacation.  Sydney Rogers has arrived from Glent  lilly to spend his Christmas vacation a-  his home,      ��������� v  The water as indicated by guage at  Slough bridge reads ,86 a fall of .02 for  the week.  A bridge crew under G. Brown of  Cranbrook is engaged in several repair  jobs here and at Atbara.  A flock of. twenty-four swans were seen  on the wing almost all day Thuasday.  Many geese were also on the wing until  late on in the evening.  A C.P.R. bridge crew under Mr. McPherson has arrived at Kootenay Landing tbe tunnel at mils 86 is to undergo  same additional work and this will be  carried out by this crew.  Mrs. George Cam was hostess on Friday evening in honor of Miss Rosie Pascuzzo to whom a shower was given.  Miss Pascuzzo is to be married shortly.  The guest was the recipient ol many  pretty and useful gifts.  YWynndel badminton, club was the opposition to the local club, .Sunday. Although the game ended up in a victory  for the visitors the play of the locals was  much improved from the performance  pu t u p against Bo=well team the previous Friday. The score was 7-4 in favor  of Wynndel.  <8tw tutus  It gives me great pleasure to wish the people  of Nelson-Creston constituency  jHmg (BixtxBtmuB  May those for whom tine sun of  Prospierity is again shining extend to those less fortunate ones  a helping hanel so that we all  may have a More Happy and  Prosperous 1936.  FRANK H. PUTNAM  M.P.P., Nelson-Creston Riding.  __  mjM..*.+.*.*m.*.A.A.A.AK.im..A.A.m.Jk.m.m.to.m.m.tk,m, ������>.a>.A.A.A.4a.^.A������A.A������A.^>.A  We extend to you our  Best Wishes for a Very  Merry Christmas and a  Prosperous New Year!  Christmas!  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PETEB CHARLES BRUNER, hereby  gives notice that ho has under Section 7  of the said Act, deposited with the Minister of Public Works at Ottawa, and in  the oflice of the District Register of thc  Land Registry District of Nelson, at Nolson, a description of the site and the plans  of a reclamation scheme for reclaiming  3223 acres of -flooded lttnas on the wost  bank of the Kootenay Rivor lying  between the United States Boundary  and thc South end of Lake Kootenay  and known as Nick's lolnnd nnd 217  ncroa of land contained in Lot 10,002 an  Indian Reserve, which area if secured to  bo includod within tho proposed scheme  by tho erection of dykes pumciently high  to prevent the sold lands from flooding  during the flood season.  AND TAKE NOTICE that after tho  expiration of one month from tho date  of the flr-st' ptjbHcntto *������ of this notice  PETER CHARLES BRUNER will  under Section 7 of tho said Act apply to  the Minister of Public Works nt his  ottlco in tho City of Ottawa; for approval  of the said site and plana, and for loavo  to construct the said reclamation scheme.  DATED this 20th day of December,  A,D. 1085.  PETER CHARLES BRUNER.  Wishing You All . . - A Happy  Christmas and a Brsghf and  Prosperous Now Year  CRESTON  TRANSFER  P.O. BOX 79  ALBERT DAVIES  PHONE 13  ���������i  .  4  T'<  Xgfm&m*WTm*&mWymqpm^ lyiy.yiyiy lywiyiyiyy.  ������������������������������'������'������'0'*i**v*i',������'*i''*r������'f yr-*r-y t~<w  . Q*.^LmJlM*4m������Mkm^*^to*J^m Af i. .Hi mJkm.&^Am^MmJb.*Jb-mmQfm������Lmjmm������M^^m4Mm4^4bmJbmJkl^km4^m������km4kmJtL&ikmm6fmJb'  GREETINGS  We extend to all  Our Customers and Friends  Best Wishes  For a Merry Christmas and  Prosperous New Year.  4  4  4  4  H. S. McCREATH  COAL,    WOOD,       FI_OTJJR.   FJ3EI3  ���������  ���������4  4  ���������<iy,8a-iH^������^M^������'|y^���������������|y*8i8^|y������^|M|^rtiMM^^ i'hl^<fll ��������� WM~ m-tw* Mf n-^ m~m-> ^i "iip  in��������� a a m��������� ��������� ������*"������.��������������� *"������* "*.".'* ���������MJMi.fl.a.**.*.*-* ��������� ��������� ��������� *������������������*���������.".���������������.������ * a.������.N.a.a.a mmM.nj>.m.������Mm.p m.������ m.mjwm humM.oLR.w.a.a a.a ala'a ��������� ������d  8������' ������  ������feri$tmas SreetiMg$  Wc wish to extend to you the Season's  ���������Greetings, hoping that you may have  A Merry Christmas and A Happy New  Year, and that there will be many good  things 3n store for you iin 1936.  Creston Drug & Book Store  J. A. BARBOtTK, MG������,  n������.MMaMa������**ill*i|.trtl.C^^^^ ir.wwG*fxw*xjmi* ������?he*������w*^  THE   REVIEW.   CRESTON.   B.   O,  WORLD HAPPENINGS  BRIEFLY TOLD  U.S. Secretary of the Treasury  Morgenthau announced the receipt of  $230,453 from Finland in full payment of its war debt instalment.  Twenty-six men were drowned or  frozen to death in a blizzard -which  swept Iceland recently. Twenty persons still are missing-.  New Zealand government railways  have ordered eight streamlined electric locomotives to be built by the  English Electric Company of "London.  A stone cross and small memorial  chapel will be set up on the bank of  the Lake of Lucerne where Queen  Astrid of Belgium was killed in a  motor accident.  Arthur Henderson, former Labor  - leader and president of the world disarmament conference, left a net  estate of $115,000, it was revealed.  He died October 20. The entire estate  was willed to his widow.  Primo Laurenoetti may be Italian  but he's not a Fascist. And that's  why he was in hospital suffering  from severe head and body injuries.  He shouted: "Down with Mussolini!"  at a Fascist meeting in Montreal.  "In a round-up of "scorchers" police  detained 5,253 Berlin bicyclists. The  purpose was to show them" that  bicycling speeding will not be tolerated. All were warned, and 2.832  were fined.  A gold nugget weighing 13 kilograms and 787 grams (about 30  pounds), declared by the Soviet press  to be the largest ever found anywhere during- this century, has been  discovered in the Ural gold fields.  More people were killed on British.  highways during- election week than  in any other week this year. The  total of 165 was. 32 more than the  previous -week and 25 more than the  corresponding period in 1934.  Christmas Trees  Million Homes Will Be Decori-ted For'  Yuletide Season  Christmas trees are now in season  again, and Canada expects to ship  nearly four million of them to the  United States this year to help decorate the homes of American families  and to spread Christmas cheer in the  hearts of thousands. In addition, it  is estimated that anywhere from  500,000 to 1,000,000 Canadian homes  are adorned during the Yuletide Season with trees from Canadian woodlands. Last year the United States  Imported 3,681,439 Christmas trees  from Canada at a cost of $375,286,  and early reports of shipments of  these trees from Ontario, Quebec and  New Brunswick indicate the supply  %"ill be considerably larger this year  than ever before.  In   Eastern   Canada   the   favorite  trees for Christmas are young firs or  spruce, about ten feet in height.    In  British Columbia the young Douglas  fir is the most popular.   Cedar, hemlock,   juniper   and    pine    of   tender  growth are also used when the more  favoured species are not readily available.   The spicy odour of the balsam  fir,   with   its    short,    flat,    lacquered  leaves of dark green, which render it  easy to decorate, make it particularly  suitable for use as a Christmas tree.  Thc origin of the use of trees for  decorative    purposes    at    Christmas  time is lost in antiquity.   The custom  is believed to have been adopted from  pagan ceremonies, but   it  is  only   in  comparatively recent times that the  Christmas tree has become popular in  North America and the British Isles.  Since the introduction  of strings of  coloured electric lights for illumination the use  of trees for decorative  purposes both inside tho home and on  the veranda or front lawn has becomo  more popular.  New Royal Bank Appointments  B.   L.   Mitchell,   James   Muir   And  Harold G. Healer Made Assistant General Managers  Appointment of Mr. Burnham L.  Mitchell, Mr. James Muir and Mr.  Harold G. Hesler, as Assistant General Managers of The Royal Bank of  Canada, is announced.  Mr. Mitchell, a native of Merigom-  ish, N.S., and since 1934 supervisor  of Ontario branches, becomes assistant general manager following a long  and extensive career with the bank in  many parts of Canada and Newfoundland. He joined the Union Bank of  Halifax in 1903, serving as a junior  at the New Glasgow branch. When  the Union Bank was absorbed by The  Royal Bank of Canada in 1910, Mr.  Mitchell was moved to Halifax, and  two years later became accountant  of that branch. In 1915, he was appointed manager of the St. John's,  Newfoundland branch, following two  years' service as assistant manager  there. Between 1919 and 1925, he  served successively as manager at  Halifax and at Vancouver; in 1929 he  was appointed manager at Toronto;  and five years later supervisor of Ontario branches. As assistant general  manager, Mr. Mitchell will continue  to supervise Ontario branches from  headquarters at Toronto.  Mr. James Muir, for the past four  years general inspector of The Royal  Bank of Canada, is a native of Scotland. Like Mr. Mitchell, he has been  engaged in the profession of banking  since boyhood, and has served the  bank in the Dominion and New York.  Mr. Muir joined The Royal Bank of  Canada at Moose Jaw in 1912, after  serving three years with the Commercial Bank of Scotland, Ltd., and  one year with the chartered bank of  India in London, England. In 1916 he  was transferred to the inspector's  department at Winnipeg-, and later in  the same year became accountant in  the Winnipeg- Grain Exchange branch.  In 1917 he -was transferred to the  Credit Department, Head office, and  appointments as inspector, supervisor's department, Winnipeg-, and as  assistant supervisor at New York,  followed in quick succession. His  location in New York as assistant  supervisor of the bank's business in  Central and South America extended  over three years. In 1928 he returned to Winnipg as manager. His appointment as general inspector, with  headquarters in Montreal, followed  in December 1931.  Mr. Harold G. Kesler, secretary of  The Royal Bank of Canada, -was born  \ in Humberstone, Ont., and joined the  Welland branch of. the? bank as a  junior in 1910. He served in various  capacities in several branches  throughout Ontario until 1915, when  he was transferred to Winnipeg*.  After enlistment in 1916 and service  overseas, he rejoined the bank at the  Havana branch in July 1919, and  shortly after was appointed accountant at Cienfuegos, Cuba. The following- year he was transferred to the  supervisor's department, Havana,  and in 1928 became joint manager of  Havana branch. In 1930, Mr. Hesler was moved to head office, Montreal, where he has since been closely  in touch with the bank's foreign business, having visited personally many  of the bank's foreign branches as  well as the more important offices  across the Dominion. He was appointed general inspector in 1931.  The appointments of Mr. Mitchell,  Mr. Muir and Mr. Hesler become  effective immediately.  SEES THU KING  ]  Sir Robert Vansittart, permanent  British Under-Secretary of the foreign  office, who participated with Sir  Samuel Hoare and Premier Laval of  France at the meeting in which the  joint peace plan was drafted, had an  audience with the King. The peace  plan hac been generally condemned  by other members of the League.  The Town Of Santa Clans  SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON  DECEMBER 29  "REVIEW  Golden text: The lovirigkindness of  the Lord is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, And  his righteousness unto children's children. Psalm 103:17.  Devotional reading-: Psalm 126i  Post Office In Indiana Swamped With  Christmas Mail  Meet the man who discovered  Santa Claus, the town of Santa  Claus, that is. Bill Herscheil, Hoosier  reporter, song writer and poet, with  h!s ruddy face and somewhat expanded low chest, might well pass for  good Saint Nicholas himself, given  some white whiskers, a red suit and  cap and a reindeer team.  It was not in that gruise, however,  but as a reporter that Bill drove into  little town of Santa Claus in the  southern Indiana hill country 32  years ago.  "What town is this?" asked Bill.  "Santa Claus," said one of the 30  or so inhabitants.  Bill went back to Indianapolis to  write a story which drew world attention to the then almost isolated  village. The town's fame has grown  until now the job of postmaster at  Santa Claus this time year of year  becomes one which overtaxes the  local community.  Special stamping machines are  brought in and a trained post office  official is sent there to aid Oscar L.  Philipps,   postmaster.  As many as 100,000 pieces of mail  are handled a day. It comes addressed to "postmaster, Santa Claus, Ind."  and includes material for remailing  to persons and places all over the  world.  This great picture of the Suffering  Servant of Jehovah, given in the 53rd  chapter of Isaiah has nothing corresponding to it in Israel's history  until Jesus the Christ lived and suffered and died. What is ihe picture ?  He was despised and rejected of men;  doing on the night of the writing on  He was wounded for our transgressions; what follows here? All we like  sheep have gone astray; complete  this verse. He was oppressed, yet  when he was afflicted���������what happened? By oppress'on and judgment he  was taken away; how did those of  his generation consider it all?  Over in Tibet the name of the only  newspaper there is translated into  our language as "The Mirror of the  New Vicissitudes of Every Corner of  Tii'.s Universe." One issue contained  an article which proposed to,cure one  of the most troublesome vicissitudes  ���������unemployment���������by having wheels  abolished in the western world; then  the unemployed could become ricki-  sha runners!  Jeremiah was called by God to be  his agent in preachings against the  "vicissitudes" of his day. He was set  over the nations, to pluck up and to  break down, and to destroy and to  overthrow, but he -was also to build  and to plant, but not by any Tibetan  method; How was he encouraged to  undertake his difficult task ? How was  he persecuted? When the priests and  the prophets declared him worthy of  death, what did he say to them?  See to it that in your own immediate relatione���������to your kith and kin,  to your masters and servants and associates in business, and to all those  whom, you encounter in the common  ways of life���������you cherish and practise the utmost fair play. See that  you shrink from taking a mean, unfair, underhand, advantage of any  other man: be fastidious that he gets  as good a chance as yours. And with  this let there "be no frontier to your  good will.  These words are the admonitions  of a preacher of righteousness to the  people of to-day. When Jeremiah told  his people to amend their ways, what  did he bid not do and what do?  What is our saying about experi=  ence being a dear school? Does one  usually profit by the experience of  others ? What king of Babylon failed  to profit by the experience of a predecessor? What was that predecessor's name, and what befell him.?  What -were Belshazzar and his lords  what is the remainder of this verse?  the wall? Who interpreted the writ-  inj? to him ? What was his fate ? Who  followed him on the throne of Babylon?  Tin*, ft Iran'go Refuwsf-it  Strange request*" for aid frequently  reach the Shanghai police���������but that  of Mr. Kataoka, of Nagasaki, Japan,  bentfi all record.**-. Ho * asked tho  police to buy him a sweepstake ticket  foe thc next Shanghai races and to  ncncl him detail-"* of price***, chances  of victor.*,' and dutc of the race;--, Ilia  letter wan marked -"Urgent" ln rod  Ink.  The nr.fl anRwor that turns away  wrath should be used early ln tho  conversation.  The Folly Of Speed  Fast Driver Has Decided  It Is Not  Sensible  H. V. O'B., in Chicago Daily News,  says: "One of the big insurance companies is inviting people to take a  50-mile-an-houf pledge. I am tempted to accept the invitation. I have  done more than my share of fast  driving. I have scooted across open  country at 80 m.p.h. and better; but  I've come to the conclusion that there  is no sense in it. The normal cost in  fuel, tires and mechanical wear is  doubled at this speed. It is reasonable to suppose therefore, that the  wear and tear on the driver is no less  considerable. I'm inclined to believe  that 400 miles in seven hours will  harden the arteries much more than  thc same distance in 10 hours."  An electrical company announces  that radio can cure lame muscles  and joints.   What about aching ears?  "Pardon mtf,"   said   the   stranger,  'are you a resident here?"  "Yes," was the answer, "I've been  How Ihe Turkey Changed  Christmas Fare  Gift Of The North American Continent To The Festive Board  Among theculinary jgifts from the  aboriginal inhabitants of Norfifct  America to the white man���������cornmeal  foods, pemmican, succotash, pumpkins, squash, sweet potatoes, fish and:  wild fowl and clams and beans baked  in clay, maple syrup and maple sugar  ���������roast turkey stands supreme. Nearly three hundred years have passed  since the American turkey displaced  the vaunted Sir Loin and Baron of  Beef from their proud positions on  the British Christmas table and vanquished forever the claims of roast  guinea fowl, quail, cranes and swans  as the Christmas masterpiece of the  festive board. Indeed, to-day, so-  dominant is the North American bird  that Christmas throughout the English, speaking world is not Christmas*  without a turkey.  The earliest documentary evidence  of the Americanization of European  dietary is set forth in an ecclesiastic  cal ordinance by Cranmer, Archbishop of Canterbury, in which, is*  mentioned "the turkey-cocke" as one  of "the greater fowles" of which an.  ecclesiastic was to have "but one on  a dishe." The learned Archbishop  could not have referred to "ye Canadian turkey-cocke," for the Canadian  turkey is a notable bird capable of  supplying: sustenance to many, and  what a generous repast! Browned to  a nicety, fragrant as a zephyr from.  Ceylon's Isle, and towering in regal  mien above the portentous platter,  the Canadian turkey is a feast for a  king-. And also a feast for the mind,  for with consummation comes the  spirit of Christmas, and all men are  brothers. Tranquility, harmony, concord.    Peace to men of Good Will.  The Canadian turkey is famous for  its taste and bountiful proportions,  and thousands each year,grace the  Old Country Christmas board, over  and above the many, thousands on  Canadian Christinas tables. The export of turkeys and other poultry-to  Great Britain has assumed very large  proportions, as a result of the fine  reputation ; gained by the shipments  of previous years. The average  weight of a box of turkeys for  export is 125 pounds, while the aver-.  age box of chickens weighs 60  pounds. From January 1 to November 24 of this year (1935) no less^  than 42,029 boxes of poultry were exported, in comparison with 13,712  boxes in the corresponding period of  1934. This, of course does noj; include the large Christmas trade now  in progress.  50  ye****  rs.    What kin I  for    a  stranger.  criminal  "Have  Penguins swim 100   miles  without exerting themselves.  a   day  here goin' on  do for you?"  "I am looking  lawyer," said the  you any here?"  "Well," said the other, "we're  pretty sure we have, but we can't  prove it."  Japan's hobby seems to be collecting China.  Cutus SUUU Ibises Ulcwn ihuckly.  An Open  Challenge  Ncal O'Hara, in thc New York  Post, says; "An erudite lady challenges us (or anyone else) to pronounce correctly these relatively  common words: calliope, masseuse,  fiance, 'cello, lingo rlo, bourgeois,  dccollotto, elite, porto cochero and  maraschino. And for proper names,  try getting these exactly right: II  Duce, Sinn Foin, Padcrewskl, Fascist!, Ypres, Bolshevlki, Les Mlsor-  ablcs, Ysaye, II Trovatoro, Thais,  Dvorak and Juscha Hoifots*.  Somo zoos  much a foot.  buy thoir snakes at so  Barley   can    ba   grown  from   tho  Arctic to tho  tropics. 2130  Housdwtfd  ity-  Alict  B.mfo.  loAe Accent  \ti Atft. Cdos.  15U& If eat  M>li iii   ���������  ���������   "**"���������  '"   ' "'**** '*���������"*��������� "'*"*-' "���������    '      '   >A*TT_mN   5424  Gardeners all!���������when roses are as easy to grow as these. They stay  beautiful forever���������in this 8 to the Inch cross stitch design that is both  decoratlvo and practical. Dono in shaded colors, or dlfCcront shades of ono  color, as Is tho real rose���������tlio finish od offoct Is vory lovely, appealing and  colorful. Tho wreath -makes a handsome centre for clothB, scarfs or foot-  otoolH. The corners aro charming on cushions, scarfs, tcucloths, or your  smaller linens.  In pattorn 5424 you will find a transfer pattorn of two wreaths .10% x  1G% inches, and four corners 2% x6 Inches; color suggestions; material ro-  quiromonts; illustrations of all stitches needed.  To obtain this pattern oond 20 cents in stamps or coin (coin prof owed)  to Household Arts Dept, Winnipeg Newspaper Union, 175 McDermot Ave.  IS., Wlnnlpog.  There In mo Alice BiooIch pattorn book piibllMhod  Toronto Star Weekly Has Contest  Offering $3,000.00 In Cash Prizes  Testing Readers' Knowledge Of Cana/-  dlan Geography���������531 Cash Prizes  ���������First Prize $1,000  Readers of The Toronto Star Weekly are being given an opportunity to  put their knowledge of Canadian  Geography to practical test. Generous cash prizes are offered in a contest which this great Canadian weekly newspaper is conducting, answers  to which are names found on the  map of tlie Dominion.  The paper is printing four puzzle  pictures each week for 12 weeks, 48  pictures in all. Each picture suggests the name of a Canadian city,  town, lake, river or other geographical feature. .The problem Is to select  the correct name to suit each plcturo  nnd tlie reader sending in the greatest number of correct solutions will  bo awarded flrst prize. First prize is  ���������1*1,000; second prize $500 and thoro  are B31 prizes in all, all cash prizes.  Tho contest starts' January 4th and  Is open to all readers of Tho Toronto  Star Weekly. As many members of  one family as wish to do so may enter tho contest and any person may  send in as many ontrlds as ho or sho  wlshos. Rules' aro very simple. Tho  contest will offer considerable entertainment to readers of this papor, as  woll as being a tost of tho readers'  knowlodGfo of Canada whilo tho generous cash prlzos aro well worth  working: for. "   *"*'  Used Old Stamps  Canadian stamps of 1807 and 1898  were used tp pay tho cost of sendinp-  a lottor from Vancouver to Montreal  in. a rocont week whon n Montrealer  received an onvolopo bearing a ono-  cont 1807 Jubllco stamp and tlio two-  cent "Xmao 1808" ntamp. !TElE : -bevjew.  okesto^  b,   c  CHAPPED HANDS? NOI  c  *. **. y)  -^mam^m  APPLY HINDS  Sue. how quickly it soothes  HZ6f~  mffims  TRADE; MAfln    RC&I*  ' \H    CANADA.  FLEMING'S  FOLLY  - BY' _     " '  LAWRENCE A. KEATING     ..  *^'**|''*^'f^'**?'''''"'*-'*"'1    ���������|"      ��������� mmm^t^^m^0^m,^mm,mmn^,mmmmmi.  SYNOPSIS  Here is an absorbing- and exciting  ���������story of a fight against stubborn prejudice and a bitter personal malignancy���������of a girl and a man battling  ridicule, sabotage, bullets, and the  treachery that would turn them  ���������against each other.  The story opens with Link 'Fleming addressing a meeting- of Boone  ���������County cattlemen, called together  with the object of forming an irrigation company.  Roper Kilgo, the boss of the Raw-  -hide and nearby ranges, who seemed  to approve the plan, but was really  opposed to it, had forced Soak Torney, a derelict mining engineer, whom  Kilgo knew would be called upon to  .gfive his expert opinion in favor of the  ���������scheme, to reverse his earlier endorsement, and declare that irrigation in  Boone county so far as Hamilton s  plan was concerned, was only a newfangled way to waste" money.  (Now Go On With The Story)  CHAPTER II.���������Continued  As she did   not   answer   at   once  jn-upei." ioliowed he*.' eyes.  tc-rsrt ������ ,���������  been tryin* to hogtie the boys on a  scheme to water the whole county.  Can yuh beat that? Crazy, I call it.  But he's bullheaded, ain't yuh, Link?  Might have put it over, too," he  chuckled derisively, "but Soak Torney  shore pricked his balloon, and saved  the boys about sixty thousand bucks,  I reckon!"  .There was a brief silence. "I know  about it, Roper," Helen returned  quietly. "Im in favor of irrigation,  too. It's the only way to improve our  ranches."  "In favor of it? A loco stunt like  that ? But how���������I mean, gosh,  where'd you hear-about/it?"  "Link talked irrigation to me a  long time ago and* I told him nothing doing. Then," Buzz rasped accusingly, "he figured he could work on  my s'ster just 'cause she's a girl.  Prob'ly thought if he got her talked  into it, she'd swing me." But by gosh  I won't���������" v  "Oh, Buzz, please don't make a  scene!"  Kilgo rubbed his chin. "So Link  wrote her, eh? That's shore plenty  o' crust, correspondin* with yore sister and hidin' it from yuh!" He  jerked his ear as if reflecting swiftly. "Darned if I'd stand for that,  Bu-"���������T'm dan-red if I would!"  ���������'Hold on. There wasn't anything  , underhand about it at all," the Star  Loop owner declared coolly.  Helen hung back as Kilgo reached  out to tako her arm. "I want to  talk this ovor with Mr. Fleming.  You soo, I'm really serious about it.  Why, it wiil be wonderful���������It will  mako our spread twice as valuable.  I���������"  "Yuh got no call to write my sis-  tor J" This fact seemed to stick In  tho man's mind, spurring him to  docpor wrath as seconds ticked  away. Buzk's faco was dark, and thc  twitching of a cheek rmusclo showed  him scarcely able to control himself.  Ho turned on Roper.   "Has ho?"  "Nerviest thing I ovor hcai-d! Don't  know's I like It mysolf," ho growled.  "Everybody knows Halon and I practically had things settled before she  went away with yore dad. I been  wait'ln' two yoars and gettin' ready.  ���������Course, I ain't hor brother like you  tiro. It's up to you how yuh aim to  tako this libro hitch-fcr^nco.*"'  -"Ploaso!" , Embarrassment sent  waves of crimson stealing over hor  smooth chocks. "Link, If you aro  starting   to   your   spread/' sho said  hesitantly, "f���������I'm going that way  too. Perhaps we could talk about "it  and���������"  "You're not ridin* out with him; I  ain't goin* to have it!' He swung on  Fleming. "Just about yore size���������this  sneakin' lobo stuff!"  Link had almost reached the limit  of his patience.- It was only by exerting every ounce of control that he  restrained himself from .lashing out  with a hard fist at the man's chin.  His gaze riveted on the glittering  blue-grey eyes as with set jaw he  answered in a cold, level tone.  "You've got this all wrong. Our  correspondence started by accident.  And I don't like insults. Is that  plain?;'  Buzz stepped back. Malevolence  glittered its frosty warning as swiftly he noted the position of Buster  Townsend, who stood waiting for his  employer, then of Helen, Kilgo, and  Link. A transformation seemed to  take place inside the man. His hollow cheeks drained of blood and his  lower lip* quivered with unspeakable  fury.  "Damn you!" he screamed. 'Til  teach you to monkey with my. sister  and plot to grab, our spread!"  Suddenly, loosing a wolfish snarl,  he plunged for his Colt.  "Buzz!" Helen flung out both hands  to stop his draw.  Fearful lest she be shot, and wholly  Ignoring his own imminent danger,  Link also plunged forward to grasp  her shoulder and jerk her out of  harm*s way.  Wham! The room reeled With, the  force of a pounding explosion. A  grey cloud of acrid powder smoke  wafted to their nostrils, blurred  vis'on. Fleming, unhurt, probed  puzzledly from.-one taut countenance  to the next. He staggered and all but  lost his balance as Buster struck him  with blunt force, both.hands clutched  to his middle. ,  "I���������got it!" he gasped. Twisting  and writhing in agony, the Star  Loop foreman lurched two steps, then  sprawled on hia side at their feet.  <"TX A TaTWD     TfT  */***������*   m.MAJJ.\.     J1J.  Helen Hamilton uttered a.horrified  gasp. .��������� Kilgo's expression' of" satisfaction changed swiftly to dismay as he  fell back, startled. Two men orr the  sidewalk outside halted to peer  through., the hazy window. Spying  Buster on the floor, they came on  the run through the front door of the  hotel.  As for Buzz, the report of his own  weapon had the effect of a severe  shock. With brows knit, he stared  from, it, a wisp of smoke curling from  its muzzle, to Townsend. His seamed face swept grey. He flung a quick  look around, whirled, and started out  of the place.  Link would have" made after but  just then the newcomers seized  Hamilton. With a hard jerk Sheriff  Stephen wrenched the Colt away and  jammed it inside his own belt. The  next moment Ames had hla man  prisoner with manacles locked over  both wrists.  "Dead, Link?",  "No. But he's hurt bad. Seems  to have got it In the stomach." He  turned to Gaines, the hotel clerk.  "Ab.'run for Doc Slater, quick!"  Townsend's chubby face was pale  under its coat of range tan, and his  eyes were closed. He had ceased  twitching to lie as one in a coma.  Link stooped, picked up the man as  if he weighed half his hundred and  seventy pounds, and strode with him  across the lobby to a leather lounge,  Thore, as tenderly as possible, he laid  him down.  "Givo. him a shot o' this, Link."  With shaking hand Roper offered a  half-filled flask ho had taken from  his pocket. Fleming accepted It, and  aftor extracting tho cork, pressed  tho bottle opening to Bustor's lips,  Tho brown whisky trickled down his  chocks but soma, Link thought, pono-  trated tho tightly-set lips.  Thore was a bustlo behind as roly-  poly Dr. Slater puffed In. "Cot back,  gents! Sheriff, better clear tho lobby.,  Ono thing the human animal sure  needs to live���������air. Now thonl" Thei  practitioner dropped his bag and  frowning, got on big. knees. Ho  glanced ovor hia' shoulder. "Bring  tliat girl horo. Womon aro handy at  this kind of thing. Need a man too.  Hore, Kilgoi you can hand me tho  instruments." v  "Wh-whaf; goin' to do, Dec Y"  "Operate of course! Think thin  follow can digest lend ? Hm," he mut  tered, shaking his head doubtfully.  'Don't know. . . Bleedta' pretty hard.  Bad place, too."  Helen Hamilton was at Slater's  side, her lips pressed firmly together,  trying to force herself not to shudder at the death-like pallor of the  man her brother had shot. Doc  looked at her and grunted.  "You got grit enough, I reckon.  Don't be scared at lots, of blood." .  "Doc, I���������" Roper gulped while he  kept his eyes averted from the  wounded man. 'T don't know if I  can���������Gosh, I'm liable to keel over!"  he exclaimed in panic.    *  The- physician ?_gave a disgusted  snort. "Here, somebody else���������Link!  Hold this pan. Thanks, Gaines:  that's using your head for somethin'  useful. Only man that thought of  hot water in -the whole crowd! Now  then. Easy, Btuster. .'-. Won't hurt  much. Ah, it's there, eh ? Wonder if  it went clear into v .."  There was a moment of taut silence; Fleming's eyes met those of  the girl over Dr. Slater's shiny bald  plate. Her face was white as a sheet  of paper, but when he nodded ques-  tiongly toward the door she shook  her head.      t  Link himself by no means relished  this sort of thing. Buster was groaning and gasping in pain, fearful of  the doctor's very touch. Suddenly  Slater turned around.  "Ain't goin* weak like1 Kilgo, are  you?"  "No."  "Link," he whispered, 'T got totry  a damned delicate operation to save  that boy's life. Need two of you.  Think the girl can stand it?"  "Tt was her brother shot Townsend,  Doc. But I reckon she's ihe game  kind."  He whistled. "Her brother? That  scamp Stephen grabbed? Ought to  make, him watch it,* that's what  Ames oughta do!" While he spoke he  wa.tched Buster carefully. *T ain't  got a drop o* ether or chloroform.  Give me that gun of years, Link."  Fleming drew the weapon and  handed it over, butt first. Puzzled as  to Doc's intent, he watched him  twirl the Colt until he grasped its  cold barrel.  . Suddenly Doc leaned toward Towns-  end. He struck out, butt first. There  was a low thump that, made Buster  jerk.    Then he relaxed,. unconscious.  Helen Hamilton clutched a hand to  her throat. But she stifled the cry  that sought freedom.  She was game!  "Now we start. Young lady, you  sponge that wound. Careful! But  keep it open and clear; I got to gee  what I'm. doing. I'm after that slug.  Might take a minute to find it. Hated  to soak him like that but he couldn't  have stood the pain. Nobody likes  cold steel pokin' around their stomach."  As he spoke he fished a sharp,  gleaming - instrument from his kit,  dipped it in the whisky bottle, and  leaned over his patient. He probed  until blood covered his instrument,  then withdrew it. Helen's face was  like a pale mask and her dark eyes  betrayed the sympathetic pain she  felt.  Doc Slater tried again. "U*h!'' he  grunted. "Here, girl���������drop that rag.  Put your two fingers���������so. Wait  now. . .! all right���������pull easy! Ah-  ah!" Again he busied himself, grunting. But his quick, d<jf t fingers made  short work of closing the wound and  bandaging it.  "Fine. You can tell your husband  when you got ono, you operated on a  man.   Why, Link, she" pulled tho lead  NABOB COFFEE is ricH and full flavoured . . . it is  thermalo roasted end perfectly blended. NABOB  comes to you m vacuum packed glass jars or  cans.      Ask your grocer for NABOB coffee today.  Write for Fra>* Premium CstsSog to  _.       * KELLY, DOUGLAS & CO. LIMITED  C-3 VANCOUVER. CALGARY ft WINNIPEG  NABOB  and-  ���������wrullc!"  right    out    of    him.  Slater exclaimed.  With a gasp that wavered and died  Helen stepped back, her eyes closed.  But for Fleming's watchfulness she  would have fallen. Ke gathered her  slight body in his arms, hurried to  another lounge, and laid her gently  upon it.  (To Be Continued)  Royal Castle Now Hotel  Was Once Some Of Queen Alexandra  In Denmark  .  Once the home of the late Queen  Alexandra and her sister, the late  Empress Dagmar of Russia, mother  of the murdered Czar, the beautiful  royal castle of Hvidore, in Denmark,  is to be converted into a hotel and  restaurant. Queen Alexandra acquired It in 1905. Two years later  she built a big open fireplace in one  of the drawing-rooms. There Is an  inscription in the mantelpiece reading: "East or West���������Home is Best,"  with the sign A. (Alexandra). At one  time it was rumored that the castle  would be acquired by King George,  but owing to his ill-health, it is.stated, the purchase was never accomplished.  Entertained Full House  The Duchess of Kent entertained a  "full house" for dinner on a recent  Sunday night. Guests were King  George and Queen Mary, of England; King Haakon VII. and Queen  Maud, of Norway, and King Christian X., of Denmark.  They that tru������t in the Lord shall  be -"*.*"* "Mount Zion which cannot be  removed, but abideth forever. As the  mountains are round about Jerusalem, so the Lord is round about his  people from henceforth even for  ever. Psalm 125:1-2.  How on a rock they stand,  Who watch His eye and hold His  guiding hand;  Not half so fixed among her vassal hills  Rises the holy pile that Kedron's  valley fills.  That is the way to he immovable  in the midst of troubles, as a rock  amidst the wayes. When God is in  the midst of a kingdom or city He  makes it firm as Mount Zion, which  cannot be removed. When He is In  the midst of a soul, though calamities throng about it on all hands and  roar like the billows of the sea, yet  there is a constant calm within, such  a peace as the world cannot give nor  take away. What is it but not lodging God in the soul, but keeplfig the  world in His stead, that makes men  shake like leaves at every blast of  danger?  It's a fine thing to be a gentle-,  man, but it's an awful handicap in an  argument.  ������������������ - ��������� ��������� ��������������� ���������   '" '���������"���������" '. nil...!-...  CHINA TEA FOlt ONEJ  UlL*���������l!���������it-JL-**-  Japan: "Tlio honourable gentlemen are very kind, but I like to be by  mym.f on JhejK* occanlana!"   Nevra at tho World.  France Has New Sport  Shooting Fish   On   Ocean   Bed Has  Become Craze  Saint Raphael, France, reports that  a fish-shooting season has opened on  tho bed of the ocean for tho flrst  time, and the sport is becoming a  craze. It is duo to the invention of  an underwater hunting outfit by  Colonel le Prieur. Each hunter wears  a rubber mask containing a glass  porthole. This Is connected with a  bottle of compressed air, strapped  to the shoulders, which makes breathing under water normal. A pneumatic  gun completes tlio equipment. "Bags"  of odlblo and Interesting spoclmons  have been reported by hunters.  ti-  Liner "Queen Mary  Scale Model Of Ship Is Insured For  $80,000  A scale model of tho liner "Qucon  Mary," so valuable that it Is insured  for $30,000, lias been brought to New  York from England nmd placed on  display In the Cunard White Star  lino's onlccs.  Tho model, weighing just under a  ton, is 21 feet long, haa a beam of  2% toot and its mainmast stands four  foot 10 inches.  It took 25 workmen in Northampton, England, thwc months to build  the ship. 2130 ������?'  "8������ lujajimia^  ! faaff^a  Mil���������Mil-* jjLttHJL8.iu.iuii. -ijaaiaiaii. nnamn immiiMaai  'v-i^s^^  Bft_CC__..R.B.BS*ieei5������a.e.B-"'J������S5 MlUtl !*'UJUt*SJ.UJ������"tJUUUUUJU_U  ���������w  I  %  1  193  ;3  M������y the Yew Year bring an increased  measure of Health, Happiness, and  Prosperity is our sincere wish.  1  Lead and Personal  CHAS. O. RODGERS  CRESTON  _J.  i������a���������������������������������"������"��������� ���������������������������������������������-���������������8������������d~8b������8������w a*������*.aaaaaaaa*aao.e=s; I aaaai  .������������������������������������a'aa*aaira|  m\  ��������� -i.A.ala..  -***������������������*������������������*���������*   m-m   m-m. m'-'^ - ���������������    f.   m,   ^  . A. A , A . afc . J> ��������� m ..Mm..  GREETINGS  To our many Friends and  Patrons we wish a Very'  Happy Christmas  t Courtney *& Shoe Menage*  Next door to Liquor Store, Creston  " *y "ly^y*.^ " <y*  .���������>.<>.. A. A-ah. A.^,.  .A. A.���������.A.  ���������**-**-**-***'-**'-���������*-**.-���������*������������������**-������������������*������������������- f*-    m    f\ , f.    -������,^,^.  greetings  Since we cannot personally  meet and shake hands with  each of our customers we take  this means of wishing" each  one of you a very happy  Christmas season.  West Kootenay Power & Light Co.. Ltd.  cmoMstreet    CRESTON,   B.C.  ���������wvv  ��������� 8J8 ��������� 88J8 '  ���������*>���������> rr-tVT'  ���������wi"W'  4  rf  4  w.  4  *  4  m  4  *  4  m  4  PHONE 30  imZimmSmiwm^viimmwB  Compliments of the  Season  WITH HEARTY  GOOD WISHES  POR A  Happy and Prosperous  New Year!  GflOCERiES  COMPANY   LTD,  HARDWARE  PtS**.  :vv������������a^~;r.s^^  Htavs YOU Paid Your'Subscrijption?  Frank Nadon of Universal Motors is  at his home in Fernie for the holidays.  FOR SALE���������Purebred Jersey heifer,  fresh, price $50. A. H. Pigott,Wynndel. . ���������.  Mr. and Mrs. Harry Compton are  spending the holidays with friends in  Nelson.  WANTED���������-Feed   grain sacks.   Will  cash   or   trade feed.   Piper Feed  ill. Creston.  C. Dale, baker at the Palm Confectionery, is spending yuletide at his home  at Cranbrook.  Mr, and Mrs. John* Fleck left on Friday for Vancouver, where they are  spending a holiday.  PIGS FOR SALE���������Yorkahires. eight  weeks old, $4.50 each.   Herb Gobbett,  K.V. Road, Creston.  HORSE FOR SALE���������Work horse  weighs about 1800 pounds. M. Bilyk  Timmons ranch, Erickson.  Miss Olive Norcrove, B.A. of the high  school staff, is at her home in Cranbrook  for the Christmas holidays.  Katherine Hepburn in 'The Little  Minister," will be seen at the Grand  New Year's Day, January 1st.  Misa Opal LaBelle, who is attending  business college at Nelson, is spending  the holidays at her borne here.  GAS ENGINE FOR SALE���������Stickney,  1% h.p., just overhauled, bargain for  cash.   Enquire Review Office.  Mr. and Mrs. "Bud" Andrews and son,  Donald, left on Tuesday to spend the  holidays with friends in Rossland.  Hugh Cameron of Kimberley came in  on Tuesday for Christmas, and is a guest  of Mr. and Mrs. Chas. F. Raymond.  Universal Motors reports the sale of a  new 1936 Ford V-8 sedan, to Dr. Henderson, who took delivery on Monday.  M. J. Boyd is away on a ten weeks'  holiday visit with old friends in Toronto,  Brantford and other points in Ontario.  Principal Marchbank -and vice-  principal Todd of the high school staff,  are at the coast for tbe yuletide vacation.  A. Gilroy, cashier at the Bank of  Commerce, spent the Christmas-Boxing  Day   holiday   at his home   at Willow  Point.  Mr. and Mrs. T. Dawson of Kimberley  are Christmas visitors with their son-  in-law and. daughter, Mr. and Mrs. G.  R.John. Y  Mr. and Mrs. W. Belanger of Jafiray  are here for. Christmas at the home of the  latter's parents, Mr. and Mrs. Geo.  Johnson.  Mr. arid Mrs. Frank Garrett and  daughter, Beverley,. were Christmas  guests of Mrs. Garret's parents, Mr. and  Mrs. F. A. LaBelle.  ������Mrs. F. P. Levirs arrived on Monday  to spend th.- Christmas holidays with  Creston friends. She is a guest of Mr.  and Mrs. E^Marriott.  Miss Hazel Hobden of the public  school teaching staff, is spending the  holidays with her sister, Mrs. S.  Whittaker, at Cranbrook.  Installation of officers of Creston  Masonic Lodge takes pla e Friday evening, followed by the usual dinner. Visiting brethren are welcome.  Miss Dorothy Olivier, who has been at  Calgary, Alberta, for the past four  months, is spending Christmas with her  parents, Dr. and Mrs. Olivier.  Mrs. Frank Lewis was the holder of  the winning ticket on the Christmas cake  rallied at tbe Boy Scout entertainment  at the Parish Hall on Friday evening.  Indicating somewhat better times and  an increase in Creston's population, the  incoming and outgoing Christmas mails  this yeas were the largest ever known.  The Legion report a very healthy sale  of ticket**: on the drawing for six prizes on  the raffle conducted to finance the  Christmas hampers.   The holders of the  ucky tickets were Reg. YEastl&ke, who  won the dressed hog; Mrs. Don. Bradley and Mrs. Cowling, who were awards  ed the two half carcass of lamb; Jack  Upton, who won the Sahmrock ham;  Steve Holden, who won the turkey, and  Joe Ponac, who had the winning, ticket  on the five-pound box of chocolates.  SEASON'S  GREETINGS  Wc wish you thc  BRIGHTEST rand  MERRIEST  'CHKESTMAS  YOU EVEH HAD t  CM am      uta 1> gim H  ,V. Furniture Shop  Wilson Ave.     CRESTON  2nd Door from Review Office.  ���������WMMiWMMWMNi  WMMMNMaMMMM  MERRY  CHRISTMAS  TO ALL!  At the December meeting on Thursday last the Hospital Women's Auxiliary  fitxed upon January 13th for the annual  meeting. They report a net profit of  almost $200 on the hope chest raffle.  CRESTON AND SURROUNDING  DISTRIGT^Av&ilable for man with  car to handle the sale and distribution of  Watkins Products, serving and selling  many satisfied customers. Good opportunity for worker, none other need  apply. For further^- information write  The J. R. Watkins Company, 1320  Hornby St., Vanconyer*. B.C.  )*-aaca<oj,Baa:aaX*Qaaaaaa-a:o:0*JUt������XlL<Or*aaa  :**--*���������:������������������>-#���������������  ;A':'.i.v->'���������>��������� ���������'���������;--^ti  ;:*:���������&>*���������:���������-'.  THANKY0U  9,  Go ���������       1    ���������  * Sinclair  Creston Hardware  As arv evidence of friend- t  liness, we want to tell you S|  that the privilege of being of J  service to you is appreciated. J  We sincerely   hope that ���������  through your good will and ���������  friendship we may continue ���������  to serve you   through the 5  NEW YEARYY :  Merry Christmas \  _ ��������� i  !   V. 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