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AGASSIZ  RECORD
NON-POLITICAL
No. 44.   Vol. 1.
Agassiz, B.C., Wednesday, July 23, 1924
$1.50 per year
Fraser Valley Ice Cream, Butter and
Cheese Sold here
Prizes will be awarded as follows for the most words obtained by
using the letters in the above sentence:—
1st Prize $5.00
2nd Prize 2 lbs. Fraser Valley Butter
3rd Prize 21bs. Fraser Valley Cheese
4th Prize 1 qt. Fraser Valley Ice Cream.
Websters standard dictionary will be the authority.
All words must be in alphabetical order.
Neatness and handwriting will be taken into account in the
contest.
Entry into the contest is obtained with every dollar purchase
of Fraser Valley products, from E. J. WEBB'S
Contest will close August 16, 1924
The following have consented to act as judges in the contest
Mr. R. Hamilton, Mr, G. H. Smith, Rev. G. Turpin.
"Don't forget the Agricultural Contest"
WHEN YOUR day's work is done,
AND YOU are looking for fun.
THE PROPER thing to do is
TO PARK your car at Gillis' Harbor,
COME DOWN and cool off in the Arbor.-. -
NO MATTER how you look around,
IT IS the coolest place in town.
IT SURE is something different, and awfully swell.
IT REALLY is just the opposite from—WELL—
come down and see it.
Mrs. C. Gillis & Son's
AGASSIZ,
B.C.
A.   S.   NICHOL
GENERAL HARDWARE
HEADQUARTERS    FOR   THE    HARVESTERS
Mower Repairs, Forks, Cable, Rope,
Pulley Blocks, Scythes, etc.
B. T. HAY CARRIER EQUIPMENT.
Phone 16. AGASSIZ.
DR. SUTHERLAND, D.D.S..LD.S., D.D.C
DENTIST
Will be at the Agassiz Hotel. Friday of each week
from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Dentistry in all its Branches. Extractions, Crown and Bridge
work.   Plates.   Latest Methods.
Hogg Bros. Meat Market
BEST DELIVERY SERVICE IN THE VALLEY.
One call will surely mean more
EVERYTHING IN MEAT.
Beef, Pork, Veal,  Fish, Butter and Eggs
in Ml.
FUNERAL OF RESPECTED
WDY
The funeral took place on Tues.
day of Mrs. Kara Tycr, who died in
\Vancouvrr Sunday last, at 8 a.m.,
and was largely attended. The service wus conducted by the Rev.
Turpin, and aspecial service was
held at the cemetery by the Kebekah
Lodge, of which the deceased was an
old member. The pall-bearers were:
Sisters J. Horwell, K. Webb, E. Nic-
hol, E. Dennis, D. Stow and A. Wilson. The Oddfellows' Lodge also
attended. This was the first service
of this nature held by the Rebeknh's
in AAgassiz.
The following sent floral tributes:
Geneva Presbyterian Church, Mr.
and Mrs. A. McKay, Tyre, Hubbard
and Goulding families, L. Skein, Mr.
and Mrs. Bert Horwell, Mr. and Mrs.
Frank Sweatman and Mr. H. Sweatman, Mrs. Rankin and Mrs. Butter-
fieid, Mrs. Jas. Morrow, Mr. and Mrs
P. T. Baker, M. Else, Cheam Lodge,
No. 28, I.O.O.F., Mr. and Mrs. E. J.
Webb and J. Gibson, Mrs. Andrews,
Mr, and Mrs. Roach, Mr. and Mrs.
Fozzard and family, Mr. and Mrs.
W. A. Jones, Mrs. Haslam, Mrs. C.
Lovell, the Post Office Staff, Mv. and
Mrs. Oliver Hubbard and family,
Mrs. J. D. Gillis and family, the
Misses Agassiz, Mr. and Mrs. H.
Fooks, Harron Bros., F. and A. Armstrong.
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TOILET SOAPS
Jergen's Royal Palm - 3 cakes for 25c
Radio Cold Cream . 3 " "26c
Baby's Own Sc . 10c per cake
Royal Crown witch Hazel 3 cakes 25c
Jergen's Bath Soap     •  large cake 15c
Phone 42.    W. A* JONES       Agassiz
"Try the Drug Store first"
TAXI  YOVm  WATOK  ft
ARTHUR WOOD
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Alexander S. Duncan
BARRISTRR,   SOLICITOR,
NOTARY   PUBLIC.
Reald.nt at MISSION CITT,  B.C.
A BAD_ACCIDENT
A bad acident occurred today just
before noon, when Tnra Sing, a
Hindoo, who has been running a
dairy farm here for about three
years, was taken to the hospital at
Chiliiwack suffering from a fractured skull. It appears that he was
driving a team of horses on the
cable hoisting hay into the barn
when the single-tree broke and flew
back with great force, striking Tara
Sing over the eye, crushing the bone
so that the brain was protruding
through the skin. The strangest
thing about the accident is that nfter I
the accident he got up nnd walked
to the house, though the doctor expressed the opinion that he could
not live. He was also conscious
when he arrived in Chiliiwack, and
was able to see a lawyer and attend
to his business affairs.
Tnra Sing is an elderly man and
lives on a large farm quite close to
Agassiz. He has one of the largest
herd of dairy cows in this district,
and has been shipping milk for
about three years.
The Agassiz Shoemaker
REPAIRS of every description
All Work Finished by
Latest Machinery
SEWN  WORK   and  LOGGER
BOOTS a specialty.
E. D. Harrington
ATTENDED ORANGE
CELEBRATION
Mr. and Mrs. Lovell and others
attended the Orange celebration at
Nanaimo, Saturday the 12th, and
report it as one of the most successful yet held. They went on the
C.P.R. "Princess Adelaide" with
1000 on board. Singing and dancing were indulged in, the music for
the occasion being supplied by the
72nd Kilties' Band, the 72nd Cadets and fife and drum bands. The
weather was all that could be desired. Reaching Nanaimo at 12 o'clock
Welcomed by the Nanaimo Lodges
headed by the silver cornet band we
were escorted through the town and
after lunch a grand-parade was formed at St. John's Ambulance hall,
headed by King William on his
white horse and the Nanaimo silver
cornet band. All the Lodges paraded through the principal streets
to the central sports ground, where
a varied programme of speeches and
field sports was carried out.
Music was furnished by thc various bands.
The celebration came to a close
with the Nanaimo band escorting
us all to the boat and playing until
we left the harbor. We arrived in
Vancouver at 9 p.m. tired but delighted with the day's outing.
(By courtesy).
LOCAL MAN'S FOWL STRAIN
ADMIRED
Mr. W. B* Scott, of Dunedin, New
Zealand, who is visiting his sister in
Vancouver, was a guest at the
Poultrymen's picnic at the Dominion
Experimental Farm, Agasiz, Mr.
Scott has been a resident of New
Zealand for the past 4 years, and
one of the leading dairy and poultry
men, he being succesful in both. He
milks some 70 pure-bred Jerseys,
and keeps about 800 white Wyandottos. He is looking over the dairy
and poultry industry ,in B.C., and
being very much impressed with Mr.
Harry Sweutmun's pen of Rhode Island Reds on test at the Farm, expressed a desire to see his flock,
which he did, with the result that he
said they were by far the best he
had seen, and in New Zealand he
could get the hlghes market price
for such a strain. Ho advised Mr.
Sweatman to get in touch with thc
Now Zealand market at once, Mr.
Sweatman had just closed a big
deal in poultry, and is being repaid
for his zeal and perseverance in
working up such a strain.
WILL ASSIST IN CAMP
The Rev. G. Turpin will be going
to Cultus Lake to assist the Rev. R.
M. Thompson with a boys' camp
there for ten days, commencing 30th
July. If there are any boys in Agassiz who would like to spend ten
days in an organized camp — ten
days of instruction in camp craft,
swimming, etc., and lots of fun under good leadership—will they
please apply to Mr. Turpin for information.
MUSICAL SUCCESS
In the recent examination hold by
the Associated Board of the Royal
Academy and the Royal Collge of
Music, all the pupils entered by Mrs.
Westell were successful, namely:
Francetta Inkman, primary division;
Eva Cartwell (Harrison Mills) lower
division ; Marjori Wellington (Yale)
grammar of music.
The Arbor
Ice Cream  Parlor
We make Delicious
Sundaes and Sodas
We Sell
Fraser Valley Ice Cream,
Mrs. C. Gillis & Sons
\RTIST
C. WARBURTON YOUNG
Box 172, Agassiz.
Write for prices.
Mr. S. Bashin, of Seattle, accom-4
panied by Mr. M. J. Roljun, are returning today, July 18th, via Vancouver, by motor, after a two weeks'
holiday at the Springs, where they
were very popular.
W. A. HEATH
CARPENTER
'General Carpentry, in all its
Branches
Sash and Doors.
All Doors Mortised
Broken Glass repaired -
P. O. Box 131
AGASSIZ
Get
ICE CREAM
BRICKS
AT
BUTLER'S
CARROLL HOUSE
Coming to Harrison Hot Springs
you will find a real comfortable
place.
Best of Home Cooking
(English).
Attractive Rooms.
Near the Springs.
Mrs. L. Carroll
Proprietress.
Phone 45L.
LECTURES AT ALL SAINTS'
CHURCH
A series of very interesting and
informative lectures are being delivered by the Rev. J. S. Turking-
ton nt the regular Sunday evening
services in All Saints' Church.
These addresses deal with the
lives of the Apostles—their early
occupations, training and environment, and the influence this had
on their character and viewpoints.
us shown in the Gospels recording
tiie life nf Christ.
The sketches bringing out the
various traits of character, evincing
both the strength and human weaknesses of the Disciples and our Saviour's compassionate understanding
of their limitations stimulates reverence and meditation and widens
our sympathies,
All those interested in these studies are cordially welcomed at the
services.
THE SEDAN TAXI SERVICE
Phone
11-L
Wc Never Sleep. Our Sedans continually at your call.
CHAS. INKMAN
Taxi and Transportation Bureau,   Agassiz, B.C.
DEER LODGE
Formerly
Harrison Lodge
Will be under the management that Maple Leaf Inn was
last season. Visit us in our new home. We assure
100 per cent service.   Launches and Row Boats for hire
A. W. Wooton,
Harrison Hot Springs
Agassiz Meat Market
Fresh Fish Every Friday
AU Fresh Meats kept
in Cooler
ROY WHILPTON, Prop.
Phone 19 P.O. Box Ul THE   RECORD,   AGASSIZ,   B.   C.
RED ROSE
TEJfis good tea
The ORANGE PEKOE QUALITY makes
) finer tea and more of it
NEVER FIRE FIRST
— uv   -
JAMBS FRENCH nOllUANCH
Co-AUthor   of   "flet    Your   Man,"
"Glory Hides tho Range."  Ete.
(Serial   itis'its  Arranged  Through
K   D,   Goodcklld,   Publishers.
Toronto)
(Coutiuued)
To Seymour'b ililn lips come Jjiat
whimsical smile which iransformed
Ills whole expression, despite Us
blankel ol beaid. To a studonl or
expression, this would have shown the
tenderness of a woman to bo concealed beneath the life-hardened mask.
His giimness melted like snow be-
neatll the caress ol' a Chinook wind;
yet warning remained ihal ihis gentleness was nol open to imposition.
"Rlght-o, Charlie," he promised.
"I've made mistakes In my day and
been thankful for the chance to rectify them. You're nominated to bring
ln whoever is named in the warrant I
after the Inquest.     Let's go." ■
He put on a pea-jacket, on the!
sleeve of which the stripes of his rank
stood out in deep yellow. On a thatch
of towsled, brownish hair he settled
the fur cap proscribed ln the regulations for winter wear,
Outside they first attended the disposal of the sled. Without telling the
post's native hostler the grim nature
of their load, they saw It placed in a
shed which had the temperature of a
morgue.
Adjoining tho police buildings on
the south was lhe establishment of
the Arctic Trading Company, Ltd.
This was a low but substantially built
structure of Umber and sione, also
facing the frozen river. Tho "Mounties" entered the storm door which
gave upon the factor's quarters, with
tlie intention of divorcing Harry Kar-
mack from his book and pipe long
enough to accompany them to the
scene of the local crime.
"Dear eyes, but it's glad to see you
homo again, Serg.," was the trader's
greeting, as he arose from his chair
beside au "airtight burner" and extended his hand for a hearty grip.
"Things have come to a pretty pass
In the territories when the 'Skims gel
to biting the hands that are feeding
there."
Seymour mef this comment wllh a
grave nod. Like others of the Force
on Arctic detail, ho was surprised at
what approached an epidemic of murderous violence among their Eskimo
charges, In general a kindly nnd docile
people.
A prepossessing individual was
Harry Karmack, not at all the typical
trader. He was dark, from a strain
of French blood In his Canadian makeup, with laughing eyes and a handsome mouth. As he seldom took the
winter trail, he shaved dally "so ns
not to let the howling North get the
better of me," as ho liked lo pul 11.
Ills smooth cheeks contrasted sharply Willi the bearded ones of the ofll-
cersi their (,'i'OWlh cultivated for protection on tlie snow patrols,     fiener-
LIFE WAS A
MISERY TO HER
Say* this Woman Until Relieved by Lydia E. Pinkham'a
Vegetable Compound.
Owen Sound, Out.-"I suffered for
en years with female organic trouble,
neuralgia and indigestion, and was
weak and had such
bad pains I could
hardly walk or stand
up nt times. When
I would sweep I
would have to go and
lie down. I could
not sleep at night,
and would wander
around the house
hulfthotime. Itricd
everything butnoth-
ng did me any good, and the last doctor I had told me he never expected
me to be on my feet again or able to do
a day's work. Ono day one of your
little books was left nt. my door and my
husband said I should try a bottle of
Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Corn-
Hound. IlhankGotlldld.forit relieved
me, and I am now well and strong. I
* think there is no remedy like the Vegetable Compound for anyone who has my
troubles, and have recommended it to
my neighbors. You can publish my letter
for the benefit of thono I cnn't reach. '
-Mrs. Henry A. Mitchell, 1707 7th
Ave., East, Owen Sound, Ont.
If you have any symptom nboutwhlch
you would like toknow write to thc I.ydia
E. Pinkham Aledicine Co., Lynn, Mass.,
for helpful advice given free of charge.
iv. n.  i'.  mi
ally Karmack wore tweeds over his
powerful frame and a bright tie beneath the collar of his flannel shirt.
Al that, he was a seasoned sour-dough
and a sharp trader, respected and
feared hy the natives.
"What do you Ihink's gol Into the
blood of tli-- breed all of a sudden?"
he asked.
"We've handed them too many
rifles, for one thing," offered Seymour
slowly. "But don't you worry, the
Mounted will get the deluded creatures In hand. Will you come with
us for a look nt the O'Malley scene?"
Karmack reached for his furs.
"If you don't," ho remarked, n severe note in his voice, "you scarlet soldiers won't be any safer than us traders. When I think of young O'Malley, one of the finest chaps I ever
knew, struck down hero at a police
posl "
A catch ln his voice stopped him.
Taking a battery lantern from a cup-
hoard beside the doorway, he signified
he was ready for the said inspection.
La .Marr led the way to the scene
or the crime—a stone hut half buried
in tin; snow. At the door he broke
lhe Jt.C.M.P. seal which ho placed
there before setting out on his futile
pursuit of the suspect.
"Nothing was disturbed, sir," said
the constable In a hushed voice.
"Everything Is as Karmack and I
found it when we came to investigate
why O'Malley did not return to thc
store."
They stepped out of the gathering
dusk inlo a wlndowless room. The
roof was so low as to cause the shortest of Ihem k stoop The trader
pushed the button on his lantern and
raised it.
Across the cave-like room, which
was bare of furniture artcr tlie Eskimo
fashion, Seymour stared. There, ln
a silling posture on a sleeping bench,
was all that was mortal of the assistant factor.
In life, O'Malley had been a handsome youth of pionounced Irish type.
Sudden death had wrought so few
changes that the sergeant had difficulty in believing that he looked on
other than a sleeping fellow human.
A dankness, as of a tomb, served to
convince him.
The victim's head rested against the
back wall of the hut; his crossed feet
upon a deerskin floor covering. Clutched In one hand was a bbjck fox pelt.
Upon the sleeping bench beside him
lay one of sliver. Both looked to be
unusually fine skins. Presumably,
some dispute, over the price of the
prizes was the motive of the crime.
Karmack stepped closer with thc
light; Indicated by gesture a knotted
line of seal skin around the victim's
throat, the end dangling down over
his parkee.
"The Eskimo way!" muttered the
trader brokenly.
The shudder that passed through
Seymour's wiry frame was not observed by the companions of the Inspection. No more was It caused by
the untimely fate of Oliver O'Malley.
CHAPTER HI.
Complication Astounding
As to the silken kerchief to the
Latin garroter, so Is the Ugluk-llne lo
the Eskimo bent upon slrngulation.
Strong reason hud Sergeant Seymour
of Ihe Mounted lo realize lhe possibilities In the clutch of the'stout cord
made from the skin of a bearded senl
Although he had mude no mention
of the fact In Karmack's quarters,
when tim trader pronounced warning
lhat the. out'OMiand Eskimos soon
would be clutching for the throats of
the wearers of the scarlet, already
had Ihey clutched at his. The vivid
memory   of   his   narrow escape Inn!
brought  his Involuntary shudder ai
sight of Ine sinister drupe about
O'Malley's throat.
On Ihe farthest-North night of his
lasl patrol, he had elected lo sleep In
ii deserted Igloo on the skills of ii
village rather than suffer the stifle of
an occupied one. Alter midnight he
had awakened from a strangling sensation lo find himself In the hands or
two stalwart assailants. The knol
of a similar seal hide line was gripping his throat Hi' had I brown off
the pair only by an effort, so supreme
ns to leave him too weak to follow
Ihem through the snow tunnel Into tbe
storm. Probably he never would
know their Identity or be able more
than to guess at. their motive ns one
of fancied revenge.
Seymour did not speak of this now
as they stood in the liut.of tragedy.
No more did he mention the news llinl
slowly was filicrlng through the North
that Corporal boak, Three Ill.ver detachment of the Royal Mounted, and
factor Bender nf Ihe Hudson's Bay
company post had been slain In n
brutal and treacherous manner. Tn
spread alarm was no part of his policy. But over at the post was the
Ugluk-llne lhat had been used on him
anil In his mind was a vivid Idea of Its
practice In Eskimo hands.
From these—the fearsome souvenir
and the sUddoi'lng memory—he bus-
pecled that the O'Malley ense wns not
as open-and-shut as it seemed. For
him, mystery stalked the crime, one
that would not be solved by the apprehension of Avlc, the Eskimo.
silently, he completed his Immediate investigation ot the crime. Two
polnls stood oul to confirm the suspicion burn of his intimate knowledge
of the Eskimo garrotlng methods.
Upon the corpus delicti there was absolutely no mark except the sinister
purple rim nboul the throat and a
blood spot beneath the skin where the
knot In the seal Hue hud taken
Strangle hold. In the hut there was
no sign of a slrugglo such as he had
put forth tt. save himself In the Igloo,
nol a dent In the earthen floor or n
skin rug out of place. Vet, as he
well knew, O'Malley was n powerful
youth and of lighting stock!
"Let's have lhe facts—such as you
know."    The sergeant turned sudden
ly the Karmack.
"Dear eyes, 1 should sny you shall
hnve them—every one." relumed the
trader eagerly.
Despite certain mannerisms and his
unusual—for the outlands-fastidious,
ness of dress, Karmack was straightforward nnd exceedingly matter of
ract,
Word from native sources, It seemed, had reached the trading company's
store several days before that Avlc
was In from his trap line with fox
pelts "worth a fortune," according to
Eskimo-standards. He had borrowed
this hut In which they now stood ln
the outskirts of the lown from a relative and had sent the native for the
makings of a "party," or potlach. The
hunter himself had not appeared In
camp or senl nny direct word lo Karmack that he had fox skins for sale.
He had no debit on the books of the
Arctic comnany, so the reasonable
supposition of his aloofness was lhat
he meant to drive a hard bargain.
Skilled ln barter with, thc natives,
Karmack said he had countered by
betraying no Interest ln the arrival
of the aloof hunter. He had felt confident that, given time, Avlc would
run short of funds for entertaining and
market his catch at a reasonable figure. But, nt length, had come disturbing rumors over his native "grapevine." Avlc had heard, the rumor
went, that the Moravian Mission has
established a new trade slore at Wolf
Lake, near the big river—(he mighty
Mackenzie. He was exclled by tales
of high prices there and wns planning
to migrate to that market with his
prizes.
"It was then," continued Karmack,
"that I told O'Malley to mush over to
see this bird and talk him Into a gooT.
humor. Tho ycung chap had developed a knack at sign-language barter,
although he knew little Eskimo; I was
busy on a bale of furs at the store.
He was Just to persuade Avlc to come
Into the post where we'd come to some
satisfactory agreement as lo price for
whatever the 'Slum's traps had yielded.
"By gar, sir, two hours passed and
Oliver did not come back, nor was
there any sign of the hunter. The
mission shouldn't have taken him half
an hour, for all ln the name of reason
that the nallve could have wanted was
for us to come to him with an Invitation. I began to get anxious and
started out to se what was what. Meeting La Man- out front, I asked him to
come along villi me, still with no apprehension. We found what you
yourself have seen—exactly that and
nothing more."
He paused for a moment with his
cmollon, then: "Holy smoke, man, If
I had known what would eventuate, I'd
never have sent him but gone myself.
They're afraid of me, these confounded huskies, and I'd grown to love that
boy as a brother!"
"What do you know about O'Malley,
Karmack—how he came Into the territories—what he'd done ln the provinces—all that Bort of thing?" Seymour asked the disjointed question
seemingly satisfied with the other's
preliminary statement.
The trader was silent a moment,
thinking.
"Not u great deal, come to think of
II," he said, before his hesitation had
become     pronounced.       "A     light-
mouthed lad, Oliver, when It enme to
his own affairs.     He halls from 01-
I lawn and was sent mil by the presl-
'doiit of the Arctic Trailing Company.
j Brought  a  icttei   from the big chief
i telling me lo n.nke it trader out  of
| him, If possible.    Evidently lill i«o-
I pie have money or Influence      Perhaps there's some polities In 11.      I
don'l renlly know, old bean."
"ITiidn't beer In any Jam down below, hud he?"
"Oh, rather not—not thnl sort nt all.
May have seen a bit nf Monlreal or
(Juebee and perhaps had crossed the
home bridge nt Hull, where It's n trifle
damp, you know, but nothing serious,
I'm certain. The big chief never
would have sent me a blighter."
(To be continued)
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Peculiar Effects Of
Oxygen Starvation
Impossible For Sufferer to Act in
Rational Manner
Oxygen starvation produces some
extraordinary effects on men ascending high mountains. Professor Bar-
croft at tho Royal Institution recently
told his hearers that d'jrlhg one of his
ascents, after a height of 16,000 feet
had been reached, he noticed one or
the party behaving wildly.  „
At another altitude a highly respectable one Indulged ln lurid language and there was The case on record of a man suffering from oxygen
starvation who had written down his
sensations, and as the starvation became acute started getting his spelling
fuddled.
It was charadei Istlc of this starvation that, though the victim would
know what to do, as for Instance
that by moving 20 yards he would get
out of danger, he would not do so unless definitely Instructed by someone
else.
She Might Make It
A stout woman asked a llltle boy:
"Can you tell me If 1 can get Ihrough
Ihis gate to thu park?"
Boy: "I guess so; a loud of hay Just
went through."
Why Shooting Stan
Escape Striking Eartl
Material Is Consumed By Generatior.
Of Intense Heat
When we see the great bombardment of shooting stars which dart
across the heavens at times, we wonder that mere of these celestial missiles do not strike the earth. These
flying particles after travelling
through space finally come within the
earth's field of attraction whereupon
they are drawn toward us. The great
speed ls materially slackened up tbe
minute the missile enters the atmosphere which offers resistance and this
generates a beat which ultimately
consumes the wanderer before It
touches the crust of the earth. This
ls lho fate ot most of the asteroids,
but occasionally one represents so
much material that it survives to
reach the earth and ls burled as It
strikes.
Fair Visitor (to convict).—"I suppose, sir, that the singing of the birds
relieves the monotony of your dreary
life?"
Convict (profoundly nonplussed)).—
"The singing of the birds, miss?"
Fair Visitor—"Yes, sir; the little
jail birds, you know. They must ba
such a comfort to you"
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Tho name
"Royal Yeast Cakes"
is your guarantee of
quality. Thoy have been
the recognized standard
for over SO years.
10YAL
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Oldest Holder Of
Victoria Cross Dead
Sir  Dighton  Probyn  Won  Decoration
During Indian Mutiny
Sir Dighton Probyn, friend and personal friend of Queen Alexandra, who
held the distinction of being the old
est holder of the Victoria Cross, died
June 20, at the age of 91.
Sir Dighton won the V.C. during
the Indian Mutiny and entered the
service of the royal family In 1872,
wli3n he became equerry to King Edward, then Prince of Wales. Ou King
Edward's ascension to the throne he
was made keeper of the purse. On
his death bed, King Edward made Sir
Dighton promise ho would continue to
serve Queen Alexandra, a promise that
was fulfilled.
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There is a dealer handling Newcastle
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Look for him.
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British Columbia's stone fruit crop
this year will be only about hult of
lust year's crop, according to estimates Issued by the department of agriculture,
Frederick Wholen, touring Canada
on behalf of tho League or Nations,
addressed some 3,000 people nt an open
air meeting in Stanley Park, Vancouver.   ■
Sadl Locolnlo, flying at Isleres,
Franco, established n nuw world's Hying record for [iOO kilometres (about
300 miles). I.i'coinlc's time was 1
hour, 37 minutes,  19 seconds.
Rumania at tho present time owes
Canada S23.960.720; Greece owes Cun-
ada $8,174,374, Hon. ,T. A. Robb, acting
minister of finance, Informed the
House recently.
General James Harry HcrUog, lender of the Nationalist party, which was
victorious In the recent Federal elections, has accepted the premiership of
South Africa, succeeding General Jan
Smuts.
Thousnnls of railway workers were
treated to the spectacle of the King of
England running his own train at
Swindon recently, and while the King
was playing engineer, the Queen was
on duty as lookout.
Caught between the steamer Midland Prince and the dock as she was
lashed to her moorings at "C" elevator, at the C.P.Il. elevators. Fort William, Michael Fuchok, 11 years old,
was crushed to death.
Sour Stomach Risings
j   Subdued by "Nerviline" j
A Few Drops Bring Relief
The wonderful relief you get from
twenty drops of Nerviline will surprise
you. Take It ln sweetened water,
and almost Immediately you feel better. Nerviline brings up the gss
caused by fermenting food, and relieves that distressed feeling ln the
stomach. When colic or cramps
strike you at night, Nerviline ls a sure
relief. For general use ln the family,
for emergent Ills, always keep trusty
Nerviline on hand.    35c at all dealers.
Boys' and Girls' Swine Clubs
C.P.R. to  Donats Championship Cup,
Medals and a Free Trip to
Toronto
The Provincial and Dominion Governments have co-operatively organized Boys' and Girls' Swine Clubs
throughout lhe three prairie provinces
to stimulate interest in raising •marketing hogs and teaching the boys
and girls how to market their produce. Tho Canadian Pacific Railway
announces lhat to aid in Ihis work it
will give a .championship, cup to each
of the threo clubs winning these
Boys' and Girls' Swine Club competitions In Manitoba, Saskatchewan and
Alberta, and those trophies will be for
annual compelItlon. Tho Individual
members of the winning tennis, however, wlll bt; given meduls as their
own property.
The trophies und the medals will be
given Irrespecl.ie of whether the winning tennis live on CM'It. lines or nol,
hut any winning team ihat is resident
ou a CP.lt. line wlll have tin- additional treat of a nip lo tlie great Royal
show at Toronto, 1924, nt the coui-
puny's expense.
If any club should win one of the
trophies threo years In succession It
becomes the permanent properly of
thu club. Each team shall consist of
two boys, or a breather and sister, or
Of Iwo girls, between the ages of 10
and 21 by September 1, 1921.
All tho rules und regulations covering tho swine clubu as organized hy
tlio extension servlco In each province, must bo observed, and all teams
competing must take part ln a judging
competition and give a demonstration
at a central point or points as decided by tho committee in charge ln each
province and theso competitions will
bo held at oe near tho time tho carloads of hogs seised by the clubs are
marketed.
Tho following is tho score on which
clubs will be tested. Thirty points
for general proficiency of tho whole
club In flwlne raising; 20 points for
the team's hog judging; 30 points for
the quality of the two hogs raised by
members of ihe tmm; and 20 points
for a 20-niinutu demonstration ln
Wiltshire bacon.
Minard's     Liniment,   the     Athlete's
Remedy
Women you envy
have only this secret
You, too, may employ it to keep the
radiance and bloom of youthful skin
Radiant, with the charm of
youth still theirs, millions of
clever women arc admired—and
envied I—today.
Vet they have no difficult, hidden secret—no great gift.
Only this simple method—
which is for you, too. To give
you, as well, the charm you envy
in them,
Far nt week do thlt
Cleanse the skin regularly, au-
Volume and
efficiency
produce 25c
quality for
10c
thoritics say. to keep your complexion lovely, radiant, youthful.
But beware of harsh cleansing
methods. They injure skin.
Wash thoroughly with
Palmolive Soap—cacli night before retiring. Rub tlie creamy,
foamy lather well into thc tiny
pores. Rinse — and repeat thj
washing. Then rinse again.
Then—if skin is dry—apply a
little cold cream. That is all.
Skin so cared for is not injured
by cosmetics, by wind
and sun, or by dirt.
Thi simple, correct way
You cannot find a more effective beauty treatment. Because
Palmolive Soap is blended of
rare palm and olive oils—famous
for mild but thorough cleansing
qualities since the days of Cleopatra. And it is inexpensive, so
that thousands now use
Palmolive for the bath.
Make sure that you get
Palmolive — which is never sold
unwrapped. All dealers have it.
Get it, and try for one week this
simplest of all treatments. See
how delightfully and how quickly
it benefits your skin.
THE PALMOLIVE COMPANYOFCANADA,
LIMITED
- Winnipeg Toronto Montreal
Paltti and olive oils—nothing else—give
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MADB IN CANADA
Britain's Sea Power
Admiral Stresses Need of Maintaining
Strength of Empire's Fleet
A warning to Canadians not to forget the value of sea power was voiced
by Vlce-Admiral Sir Frederick Field,
of His Majesty's special service squadron, during an address at a banquet
given In his honor at Victoria.
The people were sick or spending
money, he admitted; sick of high
taxation and debt; and in thinking
of these things often forgot the great
truth about sea power which applied
to the British Empire end Its Integrity
more than to an; other power in the
world. "It would be Impertinence on
my part to attempt to Influence this
Dominion," Sir Frederick said, "but I
feel justified In asking Canada If she
thinks she is safe, If her overseas
Hade Is safe, and wlll be safe ln war
time?"
Thinks Swearing AU Right
Yes, providing the provocation
equals the offence of Jones stepping
on Smith's sore corns. For better to
use "Putnam's" Painless Corn Extractor, It does lift out corns ln a hurry.
No corn can last If "Putnam's" is applied. Refuse a substitute, 25c everywhere.
Pacific Coast Fisheries
During the firs', three months of this
year the Canadian fisheries on the
Pacific coast , produced 73,352,000
pounds of fish food, valued nt $1,795,-
000. Iu quantities, the largest catch
was herring. Six hundred and fifty-
seven thousand pounds of these fish
wejie .netted during lhe period.
Soft corns are dllllrull to eradicate,
but llolloway's Corn Remover will
draw them out painlessly.
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- Tho   ratio  of  unties to females Is
higher for ihosifarm population than
It  Is   for  the  total   population   except
in ihreu slates iii America.
SP
IR FOREHEA
EAD
Inflamed and Itched
Badly. Cuticura Healed.
" My trouble began with a breaking out of pimples at the edge of
my hair which soon
spread to my forehead. At first the
pimples were very
small but became
larger and were Inflamed. They itched
badly for a while and
were so embarrassing that I hated
to go out. My hair fell out.
" I read an advertisement for Cuticura Soap and Ointment and sent
for a' free aample. 1 purchased
mote, and In two or three weeks I
was heated." (Signed) Mlaa Georgia McMi'.'ae, 1913 Summit Blvd.,
Spokane, Wash., July 10, 1923.
Use Cuticura for all toilet purposes.
Stasia <aak Fn. tr HaU. A.Mr.u Canadian
liepoll "Dallam, '. 0. Sas StlS, H.otml."
I'ric Sosp2ao, OintmantaandGOe. Tali-umUt.
HT* Tir aur saw Sbavlai Slick.
J
Swedish Invention
For Motorists' Comfort
Automatic Beacon Light Gives Warning At Railroad Crossings
Stimulated by the rapid motorizing
of Swedish highway traffic, native engineers have patented three Inventions for the comfort and safely of motorists. These are an automatic beacon light for glvlrg warnings at railroad crossings, an automatic slot machine for refilling gas tanks, and a device which prevents the accidental
running out of batteries.
The crossing beacon consists of a
Hashing light In a cylindrical lantern
with red and white sectors in opposite
quadrants. When the railroad ls
clear tho white lights so Indicate to
the highway tralllc, but when a train
approaches the lantern rotates automatically showing a red light to tho
highway and a white light to the
train.
This beacon wlll work under unfavorable conditions of snow and Ice.
The automatic gasoline vendor can
be utilized by the customer at any
time of night and day by connecting
the tube wltii the gas tank of the car,
dropping a kroiia ln the slot, and operating a lever. The quantity of gasoline received naturally varies according to the market price, which can be
quoted at the minimum, owing to the
saving of wages for attendants.
The attachment which automailcal-
ly cuts off lho batteries when the engine ls stopped Involves the principles of suction and gravity. It Is
essentially a switch system which ls
connoctcd with lho gas intake or tho
lubrication pipes so that tho suction
actuates a weight that rises and closes
the electric circuit. When lhe'suction stops, tlio weight falls and throws
Ihe switch open.
Big Building Programme
Saskatchewan Co-operative Elevator
Co. Plan a Busy Season
If present plans are carried out this
year wlll bc one of the biggest building' years for the Saskatchewan Cooperative Elevator Company since the
pre-war period. An unofficial estimate of the proposed building programme ls $500,000. Work on new
elevators has been started ln eight
points In thc province, and organization ls under way at various other
places. If the building programme Is
completed the company will own and
operate four hundred and thirty elevators. The capacity will be Increased
by 1,200,000 bushels.
Minard's Liniment for Distemper
Golden  oaglos eat  many  small  ro
dents nnd largor   animals   such
lawns and lambs.
as
Wretched from Asthma. Strong!!*
of body and vigor of mind nro Inevitably Impaired by tho visitations of
asthma. Who can llvu under tho
cloud of reclining ul tucks and keep
body nnd mind at their full elllclency?
Dr. J. D, Kellogg's Asthma Remedy
dissipates Um cloud of removing tho
cause. It does relieve. It does restore the sufferer to normal bodily
trim and mental happiness.
Asbestos has been found In Hungary, Russia, New Sojth Wales, Now
Zealand and Cape Colony.
Time has Tested It.—Dr. Thomas'
Eclectrlc OU has been on thu market
upwards of fifty years and in that tlmo
it has proved a blessing to thousands.
It ls IA high favor throughout Canada
and Its excellence has carried Its tamo
beyond tho seas. If It were double
the price It would bu a cheap liniment.
Tho Grea^ Pyramid in Egypt  was
built 4,700 years before Christ.
Minard's Liniment for Falling Out of
Hair
VRINL
Keeps BYES
Clear, Bright and Beautiful
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MONEY ORDERS
Pay yonr out-of-town accounts by Dominion Kxprcss Money Orders.
GERMAN MONEY for sale—200,000
marks, 50c; 500,000 marks, 90c; one million marks, $1.2.",; ten million marks, SG.uO.
Bpeclulty Import Co., (Dept. 4) 3 W. Dlin-
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Jlfitr every meal
A pleasant
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sweet and a
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bcneltl as
well.
Good lor
teeth, breath
ond digestion.
Makes the
next cigar
taste better. ABSENTEE VOTE
The Provincial Election just over
saw the trial of a system for the
first time whereby any who happened
to be out of their ridings could register their votes where they happcn'd
to  be. ,    ,   .
The Idea probably had its ori-
gen in the time of the great war,
when thousands of our worthiest
citizens were doing duty in thc
Trehches and so might well be ul-
lowetl this privilege. TThese men
eoultl not get home to vote, yet they
were as interested and worthy citizens as any found ut home, and it
might be the Inst and only chance tha
many of them would have to do duty
nt  the  ballot  box.
Toduy no such condition or
circumstance exists. There is no
analogy between thc men then nt
the front and those who today happen to he out of their Polling or
Resident District.
What of the system of Absentee
Voting ? We propose to view it
upon its merit, nnd, quite apart
from any Party and even without
suggesting blame for results of the
recent  Election.
It will be granted that every
citizen has the right to exercise his
franchise, and accordingly no impediment should be put in thc way.
The present system must fall of
its own weight.some of the reasons
for which being:—
(1) As the shrewd Yankee would
say, "All harness and no hoss." It
costs a big sum of money to get these
Votes a   few   hundred   causing
the expenditure of several thousand
dollars, and a further tax upon these
citizen. It has proved a powerful
lot of machinery for little result.
Nor  is   the   way   of   this   Absentee
Vote understood very evident in
so many of these Votes being found
"spoiled".
There is the delay vexation of
waiting   a   month   to   hear   what
.".hould be known election day.
This is not saying anything of
the evils that may entail, and certainly docs not prevent the General
Public from thinking and saying that
there hus been manipulation. If
only suspicion, and there is great
cause for this in the Public mind
where a Candidate willbe a hundred
or more votes behind and in the
"Absentce'Vount put several hundred
in the lead of others.
It looks grave when any candidate
gets say 30 per cent of the Citizen
or Home Vote.and yet obtains GO or
more per cent of those who vote
away from Home. The thoughtful mind will struggle with the
question why most of the Citizens
nt Home are of one Political Faith
and those temporarily awny should
be overwhelmingly of different Faith
One can see how easy it is for
many minds to make accounting on
tiie score manipulation.
Then there is the matter of Right
and Justice   is  it right or just
that citizens at home in the riding,
ami paying their heavy taxes, expressing their decided wishes should
find thut those who have left antl
and in various lone ridings, scarcely
conversant if indeed caring for
home conditions, should he able
lo thwart their wishes and foist
upon them a choice or conditions
decidedly hurtful.
Surely the absentee vote has in n
single trial shown itself incompetent
ami Irrelevant, and a large measure
of evil. Surely, too, nil citizens,
whatever their political creed, will
call for the abolition of u system
that stands so severely and so generally to condemnation.
Bids lights on a Qroat Xmdutry
Heavy Tax Burden
on Wood Products
TAXES   ON   STANDING  TIMBER
INCREASE   EICHTEEN-FOLD
IN 20 YEARS
PIONEER FALLS IN BARN
Mr. Jas McAdum received a severe shaking up on Monduy when unloading hay into his barn. Tho load
on the fork refusing to split, the
whole loud started to raise, throwing
.Mr. McAdum to the floor, where he
landed on his neck and shoulder.
We ure pleased to sayq that no bones
were broken, mid that barring the
shock Mr. McAdum is able to be
around again.
Mr. McAdum is the welllknown
Held produce and vegetable judge at
muny of the Fall fains.
"When Thy Hare Gone
Tho pant comes up—childhood
day»— happy hours by tho fireside—their hopes and JnyK—
and trials,  too.
Veil can keep lhe inomory of
llic-lr mimes forever frosh by
giving some iftilo part of the
blosslnga you now enjoy towards ti pennnnsnt memorial
In   everlasting   stone.
••-*%. -:,»'JV &$ «!Ht.t,
B.C.Monumental Works IH
Successors   to   Patterson,   f
ler   A   Stephen,   Lim1' ■
HEAD  OFFICES
SEVENTH   ATE,    *    MAIN   ST.
Vancouver,  B.O.
Write   today    Tor    Catalogue   of
designs.     Established   1876
Operating End of the Industry also
Contributes  Increasing  Millions
in  Support of Community.
The forest indutries of British
Columbia contribute more to thc
upkeep of the Province tnnn nil the
other industrial groups put together.
The B.C. timberholders during the
Inst fifteen years have paid into the
Provincial treasury in ths shape of
royalties and rentals, the enormous
sum of $40,000,000, or approximate
ly one-fourth of the total revenue of
British Columbia for that period.
The timberholders' diioot payments towards the running; expenses
oi the Province in 1923 were more
ihan four times greater than thev
were in 1904, and almost twice as
great as in 1915.
In twenty years the receivs from
B.C. timber-owners have risen from
$450,000   to   $3,000,000
Many Forms of Taxation
Again the operating end of the
industry, represented by the loggers
and manufacturers of wood products, pays annually several millions
of dollars in income tax and other
form of Dominion, Provincial and
Municipal taxation. Heavy customs
duties on equipment, Workmen's
Compensation and other direct
imposts also enter into the cost
of manufacture of a product, the
price of which is not arbitrarily
fixed by the Producer but by the
actual Consumer in u highly competitive market.
Embarking in the Lumber Industry entails a big initial outlay and
tne menace of over-taxation is even
now actually diverting the entry of
fresh capital from BritishColumbia's
basic  industry.
WALNUT GROVE NEWS
TIN TO TIN
Messrs. Arthur Matheson nnd
Vince Cockeriel had a head-on collision near the school house Wednesday evening. Fortunately no one
was hurt, the damage consisting o'
bent mud guards, broken lumps,
radiators and axles. The Council
should be uprouched regarding this
corner, as the town line road at this
point is only wide enough for one
vehicle, and with the increasing traffic it is necessary to have this thoroughfare graded full width.
DOGS CAUSE DAMAGE
Eeveral reports ure coming in that
roaming and stray dogs are causing
damage to residents of this district.
Mr. E. J. Gallop, Cheins Roud, lost
in the neighborhood of 20 besutiful
pullets this week, und Mr. Wm.
Mountain,    Townline    Road,    some
young pigs.
The marauders have been identified, and the owners will have to pay
up for the damage.
Miss Lillian Nordman, River road,
has gone to Westminster hospital
for a minor operation.
Mr. Lome Peppurd, of Cheins
road, has returned home from hospital, where he has been laid up for
some time.
While changing a mower knife one
day hist week, Mr. Jacob Merrick received a nasty cut to one of his
fingers, laying him up for a few
days.
Another delightful dunce was held
at Walnut Grove Fruit Ranch, Wednesday evening, quite a large number of young people being present.
Music wus supplied by muny of the
guests, and wus of a vnried nnd"
pleasing selection.
AdT.rtU.m.nta In thla wis
prepaid.
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Thla series of artlole3 communl-
calod hy tlio Timber Industries
Council   of   British   Columbia.
PASSED WITH HONORS
Miss .Alary Laity, n pupil of Miss
McCamus, has just passed her examination with honors in piano in the
Toronto Conservatory of Music recent examination. It will be recalled that this student took first class
honors last year also. Congratulations !
A signal shows
lumber is asked for
over which two pers
thoughts, one to the
. sages pass over the
pany in a day.
The telephone
its results, but she c
her keeping is part
communication, but
benefits of her aervi
for her co-operation
to further the progr
ince.
j!   BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE CO. I
iiii(iEC3t:ri]jjiiiijcjrii(jvfiiijTi<a£3riiiMiiiiiic3iriMiiiiJUC3irftiiiiiiiicji^iiiiT E3i^Hj(uiiiiJC3tMiiJiiiir»irx jfT*iiirji»frrrjJii»r3E.iiE3iiiii:isjiucjL	
on the switchboard, ..a ..telephone
..and • wire highway is created
om may send their words and
other. Thousands of these met*
wires of the B.C. Telephone Com-
operator cannot follow her work to
an appreciate its importance. ..In
of    a    great   mechanism    of    inter-
thoie whom she serves and the
ce remain unknown. ..Each summons
is of equal urgency, for each helps
ess of the community and the prov-
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Also mail ua your favsrite film negative and we will send you
an enlargement, size 8x10 inches, on heavy paper—
FREE OF CHARGE.
Providing you send us six ntimts and P.O. add 1 vases of Kodak or Camera  owners in  your  vicinity.
Mail your films and platos direct   toua to be finished in our ELECTRIC
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525 Pender Bt. West.
Vancouver,  B.O.
WOOD!   WOOD !
MILL WOOD   in stove lengths  per truck load $2.7.")
LeCLECH Phone 32R Haney, B.C.
If needing in a hurry phone at our cxpence.
WANT ADS.
. snnat k*
™ STAR CAR
The Aristocrat ot Low-Priced Cars
"THE standardized low-priced car, built for
*  service.   Smartly attractive in design, The
Star possesses  a mechanical  perfection not
found in any other car of its class.
Let us give you a demonstration.
FOR  SALE
Tame Hay, standing, or otherwise.
E. W. POWELL,
Phone 38-M Sharpe Road.
FOR SALE
White    Leghorn    Pullets j    April
hatches.
WAVERLEY POULTRY FARM,
■'It Hammond.
BINDER WANTED
Good Binder wanted immediately,
either for rent or purchase.
Apply to     THOS. KILBY,
2t Harrison Mills, B.C.
EXCEPTIONAL HOUSE  BUY
Two houses in Hammond—larger
one six rooms. Splendid. Ivy-man-
tcld nnd surrounded by pretty
shrubbery, flowers and vines. Two
house* nnd their large lots for
MO0O.     A giont snnp.      Apply
Gazette Office, Hammond
FOR SALE
Good Clover Ilny, standing or in
thu cock. Will help load if necessary. Enquire
Gillette Office, Hammond.
Phone (11.
FOR SALE
Good Prnirie Hiiy, $4 per acre or
$8 per ton in the Held. $11 per ton
delivered in Hammond or Ridge.
Further, price according to distance.
THOS. DAVISON,
Phone 32-M         Haney.
WANTED
Raspborry Picket ror July, oooo
accommodation and good price for
picking-,.
APPly        A. TAPP,
Hammond
Agency, WOOD'S GARAGE, Haney
WASTED
To plok Raspberries,  20.  Top prices
paid,   wllh   bonus   If  stop   till   end  of
Apply
B.   CHURCH,
37"lr Hammond.
season.
Phono
TOM  SALE
Or.n For,! Touring Car, good shape,
J3H ; Ono Light Delivery l.'oril, J175 ;
One I cm Ton Truck, good body, f lit:
One  Motor Cycle,  $75.
WOOD'S OARAGE,
Phone,   aii-u PoH Haney
MAPLE   ItlDOS
I. O. O. r.
Meats  every   Wednesday   evening  at
»   "lock   |„   a,   ()ud   ffenowB,
Ontario   Street,   Port   Haney.     Vlaltln,
brethren   cordial,,,   invited   to    attend
H,   II.   Davenport,   Rec.   Sec,
W.   R.  Adams,  V.O,
J-  Gait,  N.O
HAMItOHD  L.O.L.
I Tn\T""'  ""•""M  «' Hammond
«.!?\ ;.   *Im' «"> Mi '" *h* ir°*-
«t   hall at 8 o'clock p.m. on aecma
Saturday and 4th Friday, each monta
visitors oordlnlly Invited.
Wm. Hopo, W.M.
W.  A.  Brock.   R. s.
haney r,.o.ii. no, asie
The   regular   meeting  „,  above lod*.
is held in the Oddfellows hall, Haney,
fir*, Tuesday in each month at 8 p.m
Visitors  cordially  Invited.
Geo.  Hastle,  W.M.
J. M. Campbell, R.S.
L. O.O.A.
LonA'T1".1"96"'181"  °* Hammond
Mt Hal.   I.        "* Mt 'n *• Fo"-
sett Hall, tho second Tueaday of each
month at 7:S0 p.m. """
W.M., Mrs. M. Maoey, 'Phon. j6R.
»!.n ,r MH*j* * «'""".*
J. CUTLER
BUTCHER
rime Steer Beef.
Veal Pork Mutton
Pork Sausages.
Port Hammond /o
Cure yourMlf at bom* with
Branston Violet Ray
NBtrmrris
IDT MUW rALLINO  aUIB
Free  expert advice  by  a qualified
Medical  Doctor    to    all   our cua
tomera.    Write  or call—
Ike Jarvis Electric Co. Ltd.
•M OiwrUlo araroet
TAaOOVTBB,   M,
Aak   for   booklet—HEALTH   RAYS
At Your Service
Wherever you live.
Established 1907.
ROYAL CITY
CLEANERS AND DYERS
53S Clnrkson St.,   Phone 278
Rawleigh's Products
(Winnipeg)
We call on our patrons and supply Veterinary Supplies, Extra
Toilet Articles, Spices, Medicines
etc.
C. NELSON,
Representative
Genl. del. Mission City, or
Gazette Office, '
Hammond, B.C.
Intensely Interesting Articles
on Imprrssions of Visit to
the Old Land
(A series written especially for our
Gazette, News, and Record).
No. I.
....A special party of members ef the
Canadian Weekly Newspapers Association is at present in England.
It was not possible for the Editor of
The Caaette to go, but we have
made arrangements ..by ..which we
shall publish a series of articles descriptive of the journey and doings
of this repreaentative body ef Canadian weekly newspapermen. ..The
articles will give impressions of Bel-
gum, the battlefields, Paris, London,
the British Empire Exhibition, and
of many points in England and Scot
land. ..They are written especially
for The Gaiette by Hugh Savage,
editor ..of ..The ..Cowichan Leader,
Duncan, and president of the British
Columbia and Yukon Presa Association.
W. G. WIDDESS
Watch and Clock Repairs.
Leave Repairs with
E. E. MacKenzie, Hammond
PIOJH 63-T
Everybody seeks reliable service. That is why much custom
comes to:-
GEO. HASTIE
FOR THEIR
Blacksmifelting
COR. TRUNK AND YENNADON ROAD
GEO. W. BIGGS
BARBER
Fully   experienced.     Patrons    always
satisfied.    Call   In.
OaTCaVSIO   aWMST HAMST
WIDDESS
FOR
WATCHES
Matchett's Store     Port Haney
CASCARA BARK WANTED
Will take all Cascara Bark we
can get.   Highest cash price paid.
I do laundering ; will call and
collect. Phone 4S-R
M. SHINOAARA
Box «8,  HANEY,  B.O
J. EATON
Painting,    Kalsoming
and Paperhanging.
Wall Paper, Paint,  Varnish,
Oils, Shellac, Enamel and
Coal Tar FOR SALE.
Estimates Given
AH through Maple Ridge
Municipality.
Ontario Street, Haney
Phone 23
Sunrays stabbing through grey
clouds, grey sea, white cliffs surmounted by green slopes, on top of
which nn obelisk points a finger to
heaven—yes, Dover's cliffs are still
white, but over the straits, near
thc Calais we cannot see, stands a
similar monument, tributary to sailor men who served humanity—the
Dover patrol.
It is eventide. British Columbia
seems very far away, but as we
plough through smooth waters to
Antwerp, there is much speculation
as to the outcome of the election.
Among over a hundred editors of
weekly newspapers, drawn from all
over Canada, there are some who
confess that their hobby si politics.
We have representatives of five B.C.
Weeklies aboard, but from Nova
Scotia westward there is much interest in today's voting.
We left Montreal on Thursday
morning, June 11th, aboard the
good ship Melita, of the C.P.R. service. The sun set for us over the
glorious panorama of old Quebec.
Next evening, down this great St.
Lawrence, which is the "liquid history" of Canada, we were watching
rain clouds over Gaspe peninsula.
The next afternoon found us a-
breast of Miquelon and St. Pierre,
French Islands near Newfoundland.
Not until early on Saturday had wc
passed Cape Race and come into
the open Atlantic.
At midnight on the seventh day
from Montreal the Scillies light wink
ed us on our way past Alderncy and
the Channel Isles. After an hour's
stop at Cherburg.whcre French aero
planes boomed overhead, we steered acros the English Channel.
Every drop of this oft-times boister
-ous sea has an interest, romantic
enough in a storied history,deepened
& enhanced by the grim happenings
of recent years. It is crowded as of
yore by tho shipping of the world.
Along this greatest of sen lanes come
sightseers   and   hoincfiirnrs.
We had both on board and it was
with quickened hearts that many
glimpsed the outline of the Dorset-
Hampshire Const and, like millions
of others, were held entranced as tho
sheer chalk cliff of the Isle of Wight
came abreast at last and showed the
Needles in all their fnnged austerity
It was a glorious summer evening
(Ascot Day),as we slid up the Solent
past the watering places of the Isle
Of Wight.swung left into the eye of
a fast-setting sun and so came to
berth at the C.P.R.dock. Here a
hearty welcome awaited the Press
Party by the Mayor of Southampton
Prominent local Newspapermen and
Representatives of the Pres of London City and the Empire ,who came
aboard to greet us,
This morning we landed and,
through the courtesy of the C.P.R,,
were taken In motor charabancs for
a drive throughthe City and into the
country to the borders of the new
Forest,where the press photographer
got in some deadly work ,and B.C.
and Nova Scotia came into the lime
-light as representing the far-flung
ends of Canada.
Our stay ashore was for some two
hours only but it was a delightful
perience. Docks, open green spaces,
streets of solid unbroken shop fronts
of brick and stone ; here an old
church with tower or spire j next,
the "bar," which forces all the traffic to wait turn in single file. This
is an old city archway on the main
street.
Out in the country you realize
what is meant by "strange-familiar
scenes." Trim little plots before
rows of houses, humping little bridges, avenues of elm and oak, great
blossoming rhododendrons towering
above the neatly-clipped hedges.
Everthing so solid «tnd trim and
breathes of a home-loving people
with roots deep down in soil and
town. The workmen have an air
"that is different." Look at that
gang with trousers tied down below
their knees, or at our sturdy chauffeur who, on being asked wwhat was
the population of Southampton, said
"I don't know. We never consider
such a thing."
But here are names on sign posts
—Salisbury and Winchester—just
names, but full of meaning for myriads scattered overseas. But we
must hasten back aboard ship and
off again, once more with aeroplane
escorts, out to the seapath by Cowes
and Ryde on one hind and Southsea
and Portsmouth on the other, and,
to make good measure of interest,
forts in the sea (one of them a
myster tower), monitors and a
mothership for aeroplanes.
Not even the haziness, which contrasts so sharply with our sunny
welcome by English skies, has blurred the coast line. Past Beachy
Head and all the world-famed channel ports we have come through an
endless stream of shipping. It is
of all sorts, of at! nationalities :
here a great linur, there a rusty
tramp or a little sailing craft. Under
the sand by Folkestone a great battleship blends into the haze, while
nearer at hand a four-funnelled destroyer with knife-life bows, leaves
a creamy wake astern.
Over there William the Conqueror
landed. Over ther* the Vindictive
limped back to harbour under the
castled hill after the Zeebrugge
fight. Over there is the North Sea
..... The lights of Ostend line
the sea coast to our right. Ahead
of us is the Ssheldt. We land tomorrow at Antwerp.
(To be continued)
HAMMOND'S
ICE CREAM PARLOR
T. WEBBER is now busy supplying
ICE CREAM,
COOL SOFT DRINKS,
TOBACCOS, CIGARETTES, Etc.
You are cordially invited to call
Maple Crescent Hammond
FIRE!
It ia able  to put you out   of business In one bour.
AJW   YOU   ZMIVBXDT
Drop a card, or call Haney 67    on   the  telephone.
I   represent   eight   first   closa   fire   Insurance    Companies    that
Insure   buildings,   automobiles,    truoks, etc.    Rates as low as safety
will   allow.
T. J. DRAIN
FINANCIAL   AGENT.
PORT  HANBT,  B.C.
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yinui douosom aun !!
Hae TnneieA. iuppUea
■errles to all parts * «ke;
District,
•t hiii nan*
A concentrated food made from
fresh fish; guaranteed to contain
65% or more protein—more units
of protein per ton than any other
stock or poultry food obtainable-
increases milk production ; helps
to make poultry profitable ; is a
great weight oroducer for hogs or
sheep ; costs no mose than ordinary foods. Your dealer has it or
can ger it from
W. R. Beaty&Co.
LIMITED.
Granville Island,
VANCOUVER, CANADA.
FRIDAY, JULY 25
Opening
Dance
-AT-
Fraser Valley Lodge
(Busteed Ave", 2 blocks Fast of
Central School)
Port Coquitlam
5 piece Orchestra
Parson's Feet Warmers
Dancing 9—2
Tickets-Couple $1.50
Single 76c.
This illustration from a photograph of a delightful home place in
Hammond,  advertised  for sale  in another column.
Life  Fire Accident Automobile
British American Insuran
Guardian Assurance Co.
The Century Insurance C
The Canada Accident &
The Dominion of Canada
The Law Union & Rock I
The Employers' Liability
London, England.
ce Company.
Ltd., of London, England,
o., Limited, of Scotland.
Fire Assurance Co., Montreal.
Insurance Co., Toronto,
nsurance Co., London, Eng.
Assurance Corporation, Ltd.
Guarantee and Court Bonds.
Phone 65-M
F. H. ASHE,
Haney, B.C., Local Agent
SYNOPSIS OF
UNDAMEHIENTS
PRE-EMPTION*
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Crown lands may be pre-empted by
Uritish subject* over 11 regie Of age,
and by aliens, en declaring Intention
to become British sabjecu, oopdl-
tlonel upon rcaMeiue, oooupatftn,
and Improvement for agricultural
purposes.
Full Information concerting regulations retarding pre-emptione la
given ln Bulletin No. 1, Land Series,
How to Pre-empt Land;" coptee of
which can be obtained free of cbarga
by addressing tlie Department of
Iliads, Victoria, B.C, or to any"Government Agent
Records will ba granted covering
only land suitable tor agricultural
purposes, and which ls not timber-
land. La., carrying over 6,000 board
feet per aero west of the Coaat Range
and 1,000 feet per acre east of that
Range.
Applications for pre-emptione are
to be addreeaed to tbe Land Cotn-
mleeloner of tbe Lend Recording' Division, In which the land applied for
La situated, and are made on printed
i'orma, coplea of which can be obtained from the Land Commissioner.
Pre-emptions must be occupied for
five yeara and improvements made
to value of flO per acre, including
clearing and cultivating at least five
acres, before a Crown O'rant can ba
received.
For moro detailed information aee
I tho Bulletin "How to Pre-empt
I Land."
PURCHASE
Applications are received for purchase of vacant nnd unreserve'!
Crown lands, not being tlmberland,
for agricultural purposes; minimum
prloe of flrat-clasa (arable) land la $.1
per acre, and aecond-clttss igiuilnfc'l
land 12.60 per acre. Further information regarding purchase or lease
of Crown lands 1b given in Bulletin
No. 10, Land Series, "Purchase anil
Lease of Cfown Lands."
Mill, factory, or Industrial silos on
timber land, not exceeding 40 acres,
may be purchased or leased, the conditions including payment of
stumpage.
HOMESITE  LEASES
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes,
conditional upon a dwelling belni:
erected In the drat year, title being
obtainable after residence and Improvement conditions are fulfilled
and hind hae been surveyed.
LEASE*
For graxlng and Industrial pur-
poaee areas not exceeding 610 acre*
may be leaaad by one person or a
company.
ORAZINQ
Under the Oraalng Act the Province I* divided Into graslng districts
and the range administered under a
Orating Commissioner. Annual
graslng permits are Issued baaed on
numbers'ringed, priority being given
lo established owners. Stook-ownera
may form associations for range
management. Free, or partially free,
permits i are available for settlors,
(Mtnpars and travellers, up to ten
hrod.
Blue Funnel Motor Line Ltd
PORT HANEY STAGE
R. H. STEPHENS, Manager.
TIME    TABLE
Leave Webster's Corners 7,50 a.m. Leave Yeanaion.8.10 a.m
Leave Haney Daily 8.30 a.m, 1.00 p.m., and 4r00p.ni.
Leaves Haney Saturday and Sunday 8.30 a.m.,   2.00 p.m., 6.30 p.m.
Leave Westminster Daily 10.30 a.m., 2.00 p.m., and 5.30 p.m.
Leaves Westminster Saturday and Sunday 10.30 a.m., 2.00 p.m., 4.30 p.m., anrl 0.00 p.m.
Passing   Through  Hammond and Pitt  Meadows.
Those wishing to be called for who are on the HAMMOND PHONE are requested to ring ud
message CHARGE to MR. STEPHENS.
Phone 15
Westminster 601 TIIE   RECORD,   AGASSIZ-,   B.   C.
SMOKING TOBACCO
IS FOUR TIMES SEALED
7V heaiy
tin foil
The heavy
man lib piper
to bring you the full richness
and mellow sweetness of this—
Tobacco of Quality"
Manufactured by
IMPERIALTOBACCO CO. OF CANADA LIMITED
A Brighter, More Hopeful Outlook
So much has been heard daring the past two or three years about hard
times In Canada, with reports ol unemployment, emigration to the United
States, etc., etc., that it is a welcome change to now read from week to week
of steadily Improving conditions nnil to note the more hopeful lone prevailing.
It ia undeniabl> true that during recent years times have been exceedingly
trying ami ilifflculi I'or many people, and thai heavy responsibilities have been
carried by business men goni rally (Hiring the prevailing period ol' depression.
lint after all, the number who c ngaged In downright blue ruin talk was small,
albeit at limes rather noisy.
The lido lias changed and is growing stronger, wllh lhe result thai thousands who emigrated to the United States are now comlug hack while the immigration of new people is Increasing, Unemployment has lessened and
continues tu grow smaller, and mercantile business, wholesale and retail,
shows steady improvement, Having heard so much lhat was discouraging
and indurlve of despondency in past months, lei us record u few facts revealing the presenl betterment wllh ail Ihelr significance lor continued progress.
The number nf business failures In Canada during lhe first three months
of Ihis year was 7S5, compared with 1,032 during the same quarter of 1923. and
liabilities were more lhan one million dollars less.
Loadings of freight cai's on Canada's railways during the first five months
of lhe year were nearly 100,000 greater than during the same months a year
ago, and railway earnings exceed those of a year ago by over three million
dollars.
While building permits In lhe larger Eastern cities, noiably Monlreal and
Toronto, show decreases, lhe reverse is true in lhe West. Western permits
are more lhan (2,000,000 greater lhan al this same, period a year ago.
More than 150,000,000 bushels of Canada's wheat crop of 1923 was lnet-
ebaniable as compared wllh 389,900,000 bushels the previous year. Last
year's merchantable yield of oats was 585,000,000 bushels against 152,000,000
In 1922. According lo dala given mil at Winnipeg, Uie net value lo farmers
of last year's wheat crop, In lhe Wesl alone, belween September 1 nnd April
30, is more lhan 511,000,000 greater than the value of the previous crop. On
lhe oilier hand, crop conditions in lhe United Stales are less favorable than
I'or twelve years past, and wheat prices are on an upward trend. It.is confidently predicted Hint. Ihe Uniled States will be obliged lo Import larger
quantities of Canadian wheal tills year.
Despite, the outcry made by some manufacturers over lho recent tariff
changes, the Industrial siluallou is likewise Improving, The Ford Motor
Company of Canada is manufacturing 15,000 more cars ihis year than In any
previous year. The Canadian General Electric Co. Is erecting a $350,000
addition tn lis plain at Peterborough.
adding tu their staffs, ,
A most significant statement was ri
I'aslern manufacturing concern when In
Where lhe natural resources of lift country are being developed, business Is exceptionally good. .This bent's OUl the contention made ovor and over again
In ihis column lhat whal ih" inanufaeiiirers of Canada require Is nol more
inrlff protection, bin more energetic notion by themselves In developing for
uie lhe great wealth of 11 a III I'll I resources In Canada. A Utile mure faith in
lltOinsolVM anil in Canada, a lillie morn courage ami Initiative, a willingness
lo risk a 111 He in development enterprises, Instead nf relying so largely on
Kpunnieii assistance ihrough the erection of tariff wails to shut oul compotl-
Hon, would filth-lily revolutionize lhe manufacturing industries oi the Dominion, pul new life inlo Ihem, and Ihrough lho development of our I'eioul'OOfl
Increase employment, and create new business In all directions,
.Many Instances could be died nf Improvements recorded in other depart-
inenls of business activity, such, for example, as one tea dialrlhulIng firm
whose volume of business h 20 per cent, greater lhan a year ago; or another
firm engaged In the same business whose Increase ls lib per cent.; or of a firm
producing grapu Juice whose 1923 sales were 10 per cent, larger 1111111 In 1922
and whose business tills year Is Increasing over lhat of last year.
There Is no ground for pessimism in Canada, ell her east or wesl. In
this Dominion we do nol, as a rule, Jump from profound depression into feverish activity as they frequently do In the United Slates. Business ln this
country lakes 11 slump more gradually nnd recovers In much Ihe same way.
Tbe fads above recorded show lhat the "bright spnls" are growing larger and
Increasing In number, The business recovery seems assured, and, If the people of Canada will retain n confident altitude and govern themselves accordingly, permanently belter limes are ahead,
Even  shipbuilding firms are now
'cntly made by an otllclal of a big
snld llml In any section of Canada
CHILDREN CRY FOR "CASTORIA"
Especially Prepared for Infants and Children of All Ages
Molherl Fletcher's Castorla has
"Ueen In use for over 30 years as a
pleasnnt. harmless substitute for
Castor Oil, Paregoric, Toothing Drops
■nd Soothing Syrups. Contains no
narcotics. Proven directions aro on
each   package.      Physicians   ever/'
where recommend It.     The kind yon
havo always bought bears signature of
Northland Trader Mads
Navigation Record
Steamer Arrived at Fort Resolution on
June Eighth
"This ls the earliest spring that the
north hns ever known so far as navigation lu lhe Slave Itlver ls concerned," writes A. L. Sawle, seoretary-
treasurer of lhe Northern Trading Co.,
lo thu head ollice of the firm at Edmonton. Mr. Suwle ls on his annual
visit to lhe posts of the company
strung all ulong the north (lowing
waters, and at tho time the letter was
mailed was ul Port Smith, making
preparations for the trip to Hie Arc-
He.
He says that the trees and gardens
are two weeks earlier Hum usual, and
lho steamer Norlhland Trader made a
navigation record in arriving ut Fort
Resolution on June S. The vessel took
down freight and passengers for the
Groat Slave Lake post, returning again
lo Fort Smith lo take on her cargo and
passengers for lhe far north. She
was lo leavo Fort Smllh outward
bound on Juno 20, nnd was lo be pro-
ceded several days by the company's
auxiliary schooner, which it Is expected vvtll he the first vessel to arrive at
the delta of the Mackenzie River,
The motor vessel Pioneer will make
a voyage to Fort Norman with cargo,
on the return of the Northland Trader
to Furt Smith, at tho end of her first
Arctic voyag-3.
NOSE COLDS
QUICKLY STOPPED j
A neglected cold
ls the open gateway
to Consumption.
To quickly stop n
cold, the best way Is
to clear the air passages of lhe nose
nnd throat; free
Ihem of germs, and
let the healing vapor
of CATARRH-
OZONE do the rest.
Ono breath of
CATARRHOZONE
brings Instant relief. Your suffering slops. Hoarseness ls relieved,
throat and nose nro cleared, Inflamed bronchial tubes are healed,
all danger of Catarrh is prevented.
Carry CATARRHOZONE Inhaler ln
your purse, in your vest pocket, nnd
use It when the first shiver or snoezo
comes. Complete oul 111, One Dollar,
small size 50c. At all druggists. Refuse a substitute. By mall from The
Catarrhozone Co., Montreal.
Compete With Radio
New German Invention Is Tested Out
In Berlin
An invention ihit may yet prove a
great competitor with radio was given a trial In Munich by lhe Bavarian
postal authorities In lhe presence of
representatives of newspapers, all of
whom declared the performance was
very successful.
The Invenlor ls Dr. Steldlo, whose
name has been repeatedly mentioned
In eonneclion wllh very successful
telephonic Improvements. Ho attached microphone receivers 10 all the
music rucks of the orcbestnr nt the
Statu opera house, which wore then
connected wllh lho ordinary telephone
ill central tolophono ollice, where lho
postal authorities and Invited Journalists were Heated fo a performance of
"Die WalltUI'O" lhat far suipassod any-
ihlng radio could offer, eliminating
nil annoying noises and reproducing
each Instrument with surprising ills-
llncliiuss nnd piu'iy of timbre. The
ordinary telephone communication was
not disturbed at all by lhe opcntllc
performance because nny call would
nutoiuaiieaiiy Interrupl lho connection
with  Ihe opera  house and restore It
as soon lis Hie eonver iiitlon ceased.
Wise and experienced mothers know
when Ihelr children are troubled wllh
worms nnd lose no lime In applying
Miller's Worm Powders, n most effecr
tlve 'vermifuge. It ls absolute In
clearing lhe system of worms and re-
slorlng those healthy conditions without which there enn he no comfort
for Ihe child, or hope of robust growth.
It Is a most trustworthy worm exterminator, \
To End White Plague
Tuberculosis wlll be a negligible
factor In America 'within two decades,
according tu Dr. Livingston Feirand,
president of Ihe Nalional Tuberculosis Association. Remarkable pro
gress has been made In lighting the
disease, ho told an audience at tho
20th annual convention of the association at Atlanta, Ga.
Minard's   Liniment   for   Aches   and
Pains
\V.   N.   U.   1531
EUGENE LEPAGE GIVES
TANLAC FULL CREDIT
Stomach Trouble Vanishes
And Montreal Man Gains
14 Lbs. On Four Bottles.
"Since 1 began laking llils wonderful Tanlac I seem lo he getting younger every day. I have gained 14
pounds on four bottles, and everybody
speaks about how well I look."
Tho abovo sliileiuent wns made, recently, by Eugene Lepage, proprietor
Prlnco of Wales Hotel barber shop,
Moutronl, Canada, one of lhe must exclusive tonsorlal parlors ln this city,
Mr. Lepage further snld:
"Stomach (rouble had almost completely wrecked my heallh. 1 was a
mere shadow of my former self and so
run-down nnd nervous I thought I
would have lo give up my work.
'Tnnlnc soon had me eating every-
Ihing, sleeping like a lug al nlghl and
feeling as line as one could ask In feel.
My only regret is Hint I did not lenru
about Tanlac long before 1 did."
Tanlac ls fur sale by all good druggists. Accept no substitute, Over
10 million hollies sold.
Tanlac Vegetable Pills
For Constipation.
Made    and    Recommended    by    the
Manufacturers of Tanlac
Wireless For People
Of McKenzie River
Men Have Gone North to Erect
Gov:rnment Plants
Lieutenant H. A. Young, of Hie Signal Corps, wllh five men, Is enroute
lor Fort Simpson and Herschel Island,
where he will superintend the erection
of the Federal Government's wireless
plants at those points. Lieutenant
Galbralth has already gone north and
will select tho site for the wireless
towers at Fort Simpson.
The ofneers and men will winter In
tho north, supplies of all kinds having,
gone down for them by the river service of tho Alberta and Arctic Transportation. Thc equipment Includes
furniture, stoves, groceries and everything calculated as necessary to a year
In the fur country, and it ls expected
that sometime this winter the residents of the Mackenzie River wlll be
connected dully with the outside
world.
Pawning Is Popular
Many Loudon society women habitually pawn Ihelr Jewels and oilier
precious possessions when they nre
going on a trip. Not wishing to leave
their valuables in an empty house,
they put them ln a pawnshop, where
they are assured of good care.
Makes Food Taste Better
No matter how good your Ash or
meat may be, whether a roast, a chop,
n steak, poultry or game.     Clark's
Tomato Ketchup Improves Its taste.
"Let the Clark Kitchens help you."
Croquet ls a revival of the old game
of Pall Mall, which gives Its name to
the woll known London street.
Unless worms be expelled from tho
system, no child can be healthy.
Mother Graves' Worm Exterminator i3
an excellent medicine to destroy
worms.
For Catarrh.—It ls one of the chlel
recommendations of Dr. Thomas' Eclectrlc OU that It can be used Internally with as much success ns It can outwardly. Sufferers from catarrh will
find that lhe Oil when used accordlni
to directions wlll give prompt relief
Many sufferers from this ailment havt
found relief In the Oil and have sent
testimonials.
No Hat Factories In Panama
Hundreds of Panama tourists return
home and suddenly realize that although thoy travelsed the country they
did not sec a hat factory. There nro
Iwo excellent reasons for this: Panama hats are not made In Panama nnd
they ore nowhere made In faclorles.
Tho word Panama as applied to hats
ls a trade name arising from the fact
lhat the city of Panama was tho first
lo establish Itself us a distributing
centre for this head-gear.
The orange originally was a pear-
shaped fruit about tho size of a
cherry. Its evolution Is due to 1201
years of cultivation-.
Beaut)' may be only skin deep but
ll ls nearly always effective.
PIUS
FOBP
HEADACHE, BILIOUSNESS
CONSTIPATION.
INDIGESTION,
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You wlll see this shield-shape trade mark
tn hardware stores everywhere, You won't
■ee it on cheap, inferior goods. It goes
only on household utensils of the highest
quality, yet selling at moderate prices,
because of the tremendous quantities sold
each year.
Choose cooking and baking utensils that
carry this trade mark. Choose SMP
Enameled Ware, with its very hard, smooth
surface. Heats faster, 'cleans easier, Imparts no metallic flavor, causes no dangerous acid re-actions.   Ask for
SMP-Sa^WARE
Three finishes: Pearl Ware, two coats of
pearly-grey enamel Inside nnd out. Diamond
Ware, three coats, light blue and white outside, white linlrtg. Crystal Ware, three
coats, pure white inside and out, with Royal
Blue edging.
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THE   EECOKD,   AGASSIZ,   B.   C.
Important Place ±3 Occupied
By   Canada  As   A   Heavy
Producer Of Gold And Silver
France's New President
To the end of 1823 Canada had produced over $512,000,000 In gold. The
prospect of rapid Increase in the present rale of production is good, nnd
Ihere is reason tu expect that Canada
will sunn become the second largest
gold-producing country In the world,
says the Mines Branch ol lhe Canadian Department of Mines.
Gold Is found In every province of
Canada, with the exception of Prince
Edward Island, und, In point of value,
noxl to coal, la ihe most Important
mineral product of the Dominion.
Present lndlontinns, Indeed, point to
tho possibility of the values of Canada's gold output surpassing even
Hint of her coal during the next row
years.
The opening up ot tho Porcupine nnd
Klrklund Lake gold camps marked the
beginning or n new era In Ihe history
Of gold mining In Onlnrlo, which ls
now one of the Important gold-producing countries of the world. Though
the Hist productive operntlons at Porcupine date only from 1909, and at
Klrklund Lake. Ironi 1913, these two
camps had nt the end of 1923 paid out
In dividends ovor $31,000,000. With
nearly every producing mine Increasing both Its proved ore reserves and
Its milling capacity, and with a number of new mines rapidly approaching
the productive singe, the gold output
of Ontario, which, in 1923, amounted
to $20,000,000, should show a marked
Increase within the neitt few years.
Canada's total gold production in
1923 was a little under $25,000,000, of
which about 90 per cent, was produc
ed as bullion.
Silver conies second only to gold
among the metals produced In the Dominion, ln point of value of annual
production, and among the silver-pro
ducing countries of the world Canada
ranks third.
Developments at Cobalt have made
Ontario not only the premier silver
mining province of the Dominion, but
also one of the great silver-producing
countries of the world. To the end
of 1922, this nnd other Northern On
tnrlo silver camps have contributed a
total of about 325,000,000 ounces, or
nearly 11,143 tons of fine Bllver to the
world's stock. The maximum annual
production of 30,500,000 ounces was
reached ln 1911.
For many yean the silver output of
Brtilsh Columbia ranged between two
nnd four million ounces annually,
largely from silver-lead mines In thc
li^otenays, but In 1922 this was Increased to over 7,000,000 ounces, due
principally to the Increased production
from the Premier mine near Stewart,
In Yukon Territory rich silver-lead
ores which are now being shipped
from Keno Hill ln the Mayo district
give promise of a sliver production exceeding ln value the present gold production of the territory.
The greuu-r part of British Colum
Ida's production Is recovered as refln
ed sllVer at the Trail Smelter aud Re
finery.
In Ontario, much of the ore, Ihe silver content of the highest grades of
which may run Into thousands of
ounces per ton, Is treated at the mines
for tho recovery of sliver only, thc re
■■mining ore nnd concentrates, together
with the residues from the local re
ductlon planls, which still contain
some Bllver us well ns cobalt, nickel,
arsenic, etc., lire shipped either to
smelters and refineries In Southern
Ontario, nt Thurold nnd Deloro, or
ported for final treatment, The final
products derived from the Cobalt ores
Include, In addition to silver, metallic
cobalt and cobalt compounds, Including thc alloy "slelllle," nickel and
nickel compounds; white arsenic and
Insecticides.
To lhe end of 1923 Canada has pro
duced over 450,000,000 ounces of silver.
The present rat? of production Is about
17.000,000 ounces. Of llils about 75
per cent, ls exported In lhe form of
bullion and has been marketed chiefly In Grent Britain, Ilia United States,
Hung Kong, China, und Japan, In the
order mentioned,
The enormous territory, over which
metalliferous ores have been found;
the comparatively recent development
ot ninny metallurgical Industries for
the recovery of metals, and the ubun-
dnnee of hydro-electric power for electro-metallurgical operations, hid fair
to show a vast increase In the production of these two lmpurtant metals.
The Mines Department of C'nnndu is
keenly interested In the developments
Hint are taking place In gold und silver mining ln Canada, and looks for
much progress in Ihis direction.
ASTHMA
Spread liniment on brown paper
and apply to throat, also Inhale.
W.   N.   V.   1531
Grievances of Long Standing
Saskatoon Paper Recalls Incident Of
Rlel Rebellion
Bearing the caption, "Cause for Re-
voU," the following editorial appears
in a recent issue of the Saskatoon
Star:
"Commenting on a recent article ln
the Star commemorating the anniversary of the battle of Batoche, a correspondent writes to say that In view
of western demands at the present
time It would not come amiss to consider what the rebels of 1885 stood
for, and what several of them died for.
"When Louis Rlel formed his provisional government at St. Laurenf
north of Saskatoon, that government
framed a Bill of Rights for Western
Canada, based on certain grievances
aud It is a matter of serious concern
that the two chief grievances of those
days are still tho Tying need of Western Canada ln 1924.
"Riel's government complained that
Western Canada was being treated as
an appanage of the east; that the natural resources were being exploited
by the east and that the east refused
the west access to the world's mar
kets through the Hudson's Bay.
"That was thirty years ago.
"Riel was hanged, rot because he
tried to get justice for Western Can
ada, but because hla impatience led
him Into hasty and Impolitic methods
of demanding Justice.
"The Israelites were In the wilderness for forty years before they atoned for their sins. ,
"There are a g.eat many people in
Western Canada who would like to
see the term commuted by a couple
of years."
The Coming of the Rain
A Message of Assurance That All Will
Be Well With the Farmer
Wllh the recent rains there must
come to ub who live on the prairies
the full-meaning of "the rain that replenished the earth." It ls only to
people who have to contend with dry
seasons that thc full blessing of what
rain ln due season means comes home
with ltB real Intensity, cheering the
despondent and putting new courage
In the heart of man who finds his
sustenance In the fields of the earth.
With liope buoyed the farmer can go
on his way rejoicing, wllh the pros
pect thnt his work of laying the seed
In the soil wlll not bu labor ln vain.
To man nnd beast alike have come
beneficent showers, painting Iho land
scape wllh a fuller green, affording
feed to tiie stock on farm nnd range
with tho lush gr.;ss that follows In
their wake. Like music to tho cur
comes the dripping of the rain on the
sidewalk to the dwellers In thc city;
they are the little sounding messages
of assurance thnt all will be well with
the farmer, echoing that bond of Interest which on lho prairies must ever
remain between city nnd rural dweller; for on the prosperity of the agriculturists depends the prosperity of
thu prairie town:, and cities.—Lethbridge Herald.
GASTON DOUMERGUE
who was recently elected President of
the French Republic.
Two Mennonites Buy
Saskatchewan Farm
Dominion Has Now Become
The Controlling Factor In The
Wheat Trade Of The World
Wealth Of Canada
'
Glancing backward, it seems bul a
few short years since il became al-
Agricultural   Wealth   Takes   Leading 'mos< a nntlomtl custom lo speak and
Place ll, the Dominion ;think of the Dominion as "The Coun-
The national wealth ot Canada l'ni"'v of tho 20th Century." That title
1921 was $22,195,000,000, according to,"1™8 coined ln the days when Canada
a report issue.i by the Dominion Bur- *•• emerglng <"»" ll lonS P«'lod "f
eau of Statistics, which has conclud- hailing growth Into an era of amazing
ed a survey ol the tangible wealth of Progress. Latterly It has lost somo
the Dominion In thnl year hy the ln-J°r llrt novelty, some of Its first charm,
venlory method.' In the tabulation.:11111 *' has lost little of its varied ap-
agricultural wealth comes first with 11»'«' or frequency of use. Not only
$7,982,871,12(1, nearly thirty-six per has It become deeply embedded ln the
cent, of tho total and about $908 per Canadian  vocabulary  but It  survives
New Arrivals Will Commence Grain
Growing and  Dairy Operations
After but ten months' residence in
Canada two Mennonite farmers have
purchased two sections or farm lands
eight miles east of Ardsth, for $52,000.
The men are taking Immediate Joint
possession of th■ land, and wlll commence grain growing and dairy operations, The land was bought from
W. A. Stevens, of Bounty.
Abraham J. Warkentln and Holn-
rlch H. Penner came to Canada from
Russia last August, and since that
time have been located ln thc Wald-
helm district. Pinner had been professor ln a Russian training school for
teachers, while his companion had
been a blacksmith.
Through the agency of T. Nickel, of
Harris, and his brother P. Nickel, of
Waldhelm, the two settlers entered
upon negotiations with Stevens, who
possessed clear title to the property.
It was particular y desirable as It adjoins the Wilson farm which was sold
some weeks ago to a Mennonite syndicate for $270,000. Etch, of the men
has two sons and nil wil lengago with
their fathers lu running the farm. Already a number of head of cattle have
been placed on the farm with a view
to establishing a high quality dairy
herd. /
The land ls situated six miles east,
and seven mliet south of Harris.
W. A. Stevens, who sold it, is one of
the old-timers Ir the Bounty district,
coming there ln 1905.
Summer Advertising
Visitors Often Buy More Than They
Do At Home
There are some business firms that
make It their practice to lot up somewhat on their advertising In summer.
Sometimes they may argue lhat a good
many of their townspeople are away.
But If that is llr.) case, It Is also usually true that a good many visitors are
ln tho region at the time, and are
carefully looking over the newspapers,
and making such purchases of things
as they need. When people are away
on vacations, they have considerable
time which they can put In shopping,
and often buy more than thoy do at
home.—Kingston Whig.
Long May She Wave
A student brought his molher to the
university and wis showing her about.
Thu dear old lady was anxious to make
her boy think that Bhe understood
everything.
"Over there, mother," said thc son,
"aro our wonderful pol > fields."
"Ah," sighed tho oil lady, "what Is
there that ls nicer limn fields of waving polo?"
Customs Act Amendment Proposed
Hon. Jacques Bureau, minister of
customs, proposes to bring down an
amendment to the Customs Act, providing that In estimating damages by
breakage upon brittle goods, such ns
crockery nnd gluts, allowance shall
only bo made for Ihe loss ln excess of
fifteen per cent, of lho whole qunnllly
damaged.
Many Branch Lines
The construction of approximately
five hundred miles of branch Hues In
Saskatchewan and Alberta wlll be undertaken by the Canadian Pacific Railway this year, It was announced at
Winnipeg by D. C. Coleman, vice-president ln charge of western lines. Considerable work has already been carried on on some of the branch lines.
The 1923 wheal crop of countries
north of the equator has been estimated at 2,683,306,000 bushels by
the United States Department of Agriculture.
head of populatlen.
Next to agricultural wealth and urban real property, Canada's investments In steam railways and their
equipment, is the highest factor, being estimated at $2,159,218,000, the
valuation of urban property, based on
reports of municipal assessors, being
$5,571,505,000. The value of forests
ls placed at nearly two billions, the
manufactures at $1,972,000,000 (Including machinery, stocks on hand,
etc.), and household furnishings,
clothing, automobiles, etc., a $1,144,-
000,000. The specie held by chartered banks and estimated for public
holdings was $202,000,000.
The value of Canada's mines was
estimated at $559,514,000.
Decrease In Wheat Yield
Canada Now the Second Largest
Producer cf Wheat
Information received from the
headquarters of Ihe International Institute of Agilcullure In Rome, Italy,
ls to the effect that there wlll be a
total decrease of 143,000,000 bushels
of wheat this year ln the crops of the
United States, India, Belgium, Bulgaria and Italy, compared with last
year's yield.
A feature of the United States June
crop report ls the sensational decline
ln the wheat production of the Pacific Northwest. In the Slates of
Washington, Oregon, California, the
estimated production of wheat Is 42,-
000,000 bushels against 76,000,000 last
year. This would Indicate an opportunity for larger Canadian shipments
to the Orient.
The present prospects are that Canada will again have a large surplus of
Its wheat crop for export this year.
The acreage sown to wheat In the Dominion this year Is slightly less than
ln 1923. Canada Is now the largest
wheat export producing country ln the
world and the second largest producer of wheat. Tho crop last year was
over 474,000,000 bush-Is, the highest
on record.
as much more than a mere- verbal expression or catch-phrase foi the public speaker or writer. In one form or
another it has become almost part
nnd parcel of the mental attitude of
every Canadian toward his country.
Perhaps by some it has boon uttered
chiefly ln a boastful spirit, to others
It expresses an optimistic but real
hope, while to many il ls a profound
belief based upon foresight as well aa
faith.
The first quarter or the century la
now almost completed. Has Canada'*
progress confirmed the title she has
assumed? Or has its adoplion been
nn Idle boast Instead of a fair claim?
The answer lies in the progress mado
by the Dominion during the lasl
twenty-five years, nnd It can scarcely
be denied that thus far the Dominion
has lived up to her title.
During those years, says the Natural Resources Intelligence Service ol
lhe Department of the Interior, Cana-
dlans have seen their country becomi
ln fact, us well ns ln promise, lhe controlling factor in thc world's wheal
trade—one of the giants of International commerce. They have seen,
her advance al an astonishing rate In
the production of pulp and paper, commodities of foremost Importance In
modern civilization. They have seen
her, with a relatively small population,
extend her manufacturing activities:
in countless directions until she It
ranked today high among the Industrial nations of the world. They havo
seen her engage ln trade abroad, bntli
as a selling and as a buying country,
on a scale such as few business men
would have Imagined or dared to
prophesy twenty or even fifteen yean
ago.
Whatever the next seventy-five
years may record, the first twenty-flva
years have certainly not failed to confirm In large measure the ambition and
faith and vision betokened by tin
phrase, "The Country of the Twentieth Century."
Steers From Northern Alberta
The Peace River district of Albertt
may shortly become a great feeding
ground tor export cattle.
Large shipments of winter-red cattle are now being forwarded from All
berta lor the Eastern and British markets. Recently several shipments
hnve been made from Central and
Northern Alberta, Including fourteen,
cars from near Grande Prairie, and sit
cars from as far north ns Pouce Coupe,
In the Peace River district.
Seeking Information
About Western Canada
Quebec Dally Telegraph Asks Edmonton For Publicity Literature
Requesting that nuy available Information or literature of a publicity nature regarding Edmonton be sent
them, the Quebec Dally Telegraph has
written to John Blue, secretary of the
Edmonton Hoard of Trade.
A series of newspaper articles on
his Impressions of the Canadian
west wlll bc published shortly by
tho Hon. Frank Carrel, one of the
eastern editors who visited Edmonloii
recently, It ls undtrsloodi
Both of these fuels which would In
dlcnlc growing Interest In the west,
are said to huve Ihelr origin In the recent visit of members of the Canadian
Dally Newspaper Association.
Invents Piano With Two Keyboards
A piano with two keyboards, similarly pitched, ahowed Iwo persons to
play the Instrument simultaneously,
without Interference, Is the Inlervcn- M'"s •Iessl° Peterson, Zealandls,
Hon of Dr. Morhs Stoohr, profeBsor of |Sa8k' writes:—"I wish to let you
bacteriology at Mt. St. Vincent, New|know llow mucl1 good Mllburn's Heart
York. The double keyboard consists!afld Nervo pllls have done for me.
of two banks of kejB shortened lo fit For neBrl>* tlll**!0 >'ears < *as very.
In tho space ordinarily occupied by t>adl>' run rtown. hatl a w*aa heart,
one. Both keyboards operate Ihe an(1 was *" nervous that sometimes I
same hammers.     Doctor Stoehr nlso would alm08t faln* »1,a!''
Taking No Chances
But we notice thnt even the girls
who nm surest Hint bobbed hair Is
here to slay, take home the leavings
und hide them away ln the bureau
against the day when they may want
n switch.
Had A Weak Heart
Was Very Nervous
For Three Years
Is the Inventor of a typewriter that
transposes and records music and of a
piano keyboard with shortened black
keys.
How some people who are so widely
different from us can be satisfied with,
themselves Is past all human Understanding,
Gyro Conventions In Canada
Canada has been awarded the next
two annual conventions of the International Gyro Club.     Vancouver will' nervousness to use Ihem
be the meeting place of lhe Gyros next
I heard of many people who had recommended your Heart and Nervo
Pllls, bo I decided lo glvo thein a trial.
After I had used two hoses I found
they had done me good, and after having taken five boxes I was completely,
relieved.
I cannot rcommend your Pllls
enough, and I would advise anyone
having a weak heart or troubled with
!     Mllburn's 11. & N. Pllls are 50c a
yenr, while In 1926 the club men wlll I00* 'll all dealers, or mailed direct on
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WEDNESDAY, JULY 23,  1924
A NOBLE LADY CALLED IN
DEATH
Sunday, July 20th, the death occurred, ut the Vancouver home of
her sister, Mrs. Monty Goulding, of
Mrs. Sara Tyer, who was 44 years
of age July 12th, 1924. She leaves
to mourn hor loss, besides her sister,
her son Herbert and daughter Maud,
her mother, Mrs. Hubbard of Vancouver, and her brother, Mr. Oliver
Hubbard of Agassiz.
The funeral will take place Tuesday at 2 o'clock from Mrs. Monty
Goulding's Agassiz rsidence, to Agassiz cemetery, for interment.
The late Mrs. Tyer was a prominent figure in Agassiz until her illness, which has been a matter of
over two years. Cancer in its
worst form was the cause.
Mrs. Tyer was assistant postmistress, and although of a retiring
nature, was thought a great deal of
and has had the sympathy and esteem of the entire community in her
suffering.
Her husband, who wns postmaster before his death, having left her
the charge of the two children when
they were just babies, she has made
a good home as well as educated
them to be well fitted to look after
themselves. Miss Maud Tyer is a
stenographer in Vancouver and
Herbert, better known as "Sunny"
is able to earn his living.
Social and Personal
Mr. and Mrs. Chas. Lovell with
their daughter and son, of Dollor-
ton, B.C., motored to Blaine Sunday, and were the guests of their
niece, Mrs. Chas. Davis, of that
place.
Mr. R. McGill, partner of Mr.
Arthur Agasiz, on his estate, fell
and cracked one of his ribs.
Miss Margaret Ogilvie, from Vancouver, is visiting her mother for n
few days,
Miss Gordon (New Westminster)
left Sunday for her home. She was
a guest here of Mrs. Ogilvie.
Mr. and Mrs. Louis Tonylatto and
son Theodore, have returned to Surf
Inlet, after a month's visit to her
parents, Mr. nnd Mrs. Bourel.
Mr. and Mrs. P. Farr and family
from Vancouver are spending the
week-end at Harrison Hot Springs.
NOTICE
Re HENRY GRIFFITH,
deceased
Notice is hereby given thnt all
creditors having any claims or demands upon or against the Estate of
Henry Griffith, lute of Agasssiz, in
the municipality of Kent, Province
of British Columbia, who died at
Agassiz aforesaid on thc 24th day
of March, A.D. 1924, arc requested
on or before the 12th day of August, A.D. 1924, to send or deliver
to .A S. Nichoi, of Agassiz, aforesaid, executor of thc said Estate,
particulars, duly verified, of their
claims, and their full names, full addresses nnd occupations.
After the lust mentioned date thc
said Executor will proceed to distri-
buet the assets of thc said deceased
amongst tho parties entitled thereto,
having rognrd only to claims of
which ho shall then hnve notice,
and that ho will not be liable for the
said assets or any part thereof to
any person of whose claim notice
wns not received by the time of such
distribution.
Dated this 16th day of July, A.D.
1924.
A.S. NICHOL,
Executor.
HAS METEORIC RISE
W. M. Neal Appointed Assistant
to Vice-President of
Canadian Pacific
At 38 years of age Assumes
Important Position at Montreal Head Office of Big
Transportation Company.
Mr. W. H. Neal
Announcement was made recently
by Grant Hall, vice-president of the
Canadian Pacific Railway, of the
appointment of W. M. Neal as assistant to the vice-president, to succeed
the late James Manson. Mr. Neal
undertook his new duties as assistant
to the vice-president of the Canadian
Pacific on March 17th, a significant
date for him, being of Irish descent.
Although still s comparatively
young man,- Mr. Neal la regarded as
one of the most capable and promising of the upper group of officials
In the service of the Canadian Pacific.
His rise In the service during his 22
years of employment with the company has been little less than a
meteoric succession of rapid promotions, owing to his capacity, for hard
work and Intimate grasp of railway
work.
W. M. Neal entered the service of
the Canadian Pacific Railway in
January, 1902, as a clerk in the
superintendent's office at Toronto.
In March of the same year he was
transferred to the office of the general
superintendent at Toronto.
He was transferred to the Winnipeg offices In September, 1904, as
stenographer and clerk in the office
of the superintendent of transportation there. In 1908 he was made chief
clerk in the office of the superintendent at Souris, Man. Again in March
of the same year he was sent to the
fenernl superintendent's office at
Winnipeg as clerk, and in January,
1910, he was appointed chief clerk
of the car service department at
Winnipeg, and in May, 1916, he was
transferred to the same position in
Montreal.
In January, 1916, Mr. Neal was
oppointed car service agent of the
Eastern Division, with offices at
Montreal, and in June of the same
year he was promoted assistant superintendent of Montreal terminals. In
November, 1916, he became acting
superintendent of the car service
department at Montreal.
Ho was appointed general secretary of the Canadian Railway Association, National Defence, on October 23,1917, in which capacity ho did
such notable work as to attract the
attention of all having business to
do with that important department
during thc latter years of the war.
In February, 11)20, he wns appointed assistant senoral superintendent
at Montreal, and 'in April of thc
same year he went to Toronto, to
undertake a similar position there.
Two years later, in July, IM", he
wm appointed general aunort.'iLon-
li'.-.t for the A1j,'omn division, with
hcudminrtors at North May, which
position he vacat'td l.u t..!to up hh
duties ns fisfttstunt to lho vice
president,     it
Mr. Neal waa born 'n Toronto ii
1886 and was edtit.nt.ou nt the Ptlblf'
anil' We-.C'ly I')'. '•   ScbOOla the'".'. Hi
wilt- married in .r<10 to Mi.-.- fe'ranci
J. Scott of Renfrew.
Sunday, July 27th, 1924
NO MORE WAR SUNDAY
Can war be abolished ? Ia it Christian to believe
that war must be tolerated as a necessary evil ?
The Rev. G. Turpin will discuss these questions on
Sunday, July 27th, at 7:30 p.m., in the sermon "The
glory, horror and futility of war."
oauaaa s fisheries production during 1923 is estimated to be worth
140,000,000. At the beginning of
the year it was not thought that
anything like this mark would be
reached, for the Fordney tariff had
cut deeply into exports to the United
States. But as the year wore on the
demand and prices generally improved, thus giving fishermen along
the Atlantic coast especially a much
better price.
t .
Official figures recently issued
show that the Dominion of Canada
is the greatest single contributor
to the wheat supply of the world.
She stands second only to the
United States in automobile exports.
Her flour exports are far ahead of
the palmiest war years and are rapidly gaining in the foreign markets.
Canada's mineral, forest, agricultural and fisheries industries ar*
now valued at $2,420,000,000, or
$262,000,000 higher than a year ago.
British immigration during the
nine months ended December, totalled 64,127, compared with 28,626
in the corresponding period of the
previous year, an increase of 12S
per cent. Immigration from the
United States was 17,282, compared
with 18,982, a decrease of nine per
cent. Total immigration for the
nine-month period of 1923 was 124,-
680, compared with 60,247 in the
ume period in the previous year,
an increase of 107 per cent.
The Canadian Pacific Railway
has received from Boorings, Willis,
Faber St Company, 2,162.10 pounds
sterling for distribution to the officers and crew of the steamship
"Empress of Australia" for saving
their ship and for salvaging during
the Japanese earthquake. For the
purpose of purchasing a memento
to be presented to Captain Samuel
Robinson, C.B.E., R.N.R., then commander of the "Empress of Australia" and now commander of the
"Empress of Canada" on her world
cruise, 210 pounds sterling have
been retained (from the above
amount Plans are being made to
honor the captain when the "Empress of Canada" reaches Yokohama next May, the Japanese government participating in the eere-
fcohlu.
SUMMER EXCURSIONS
LOW   FARES
TO
Prairie Points
Eastern Canada
Central and Eastern States
Optional Routes—Stop-overs—Side Trips.
ENQUIRE ABOUT THE
TRIANGULAR TOUR
Vancouver—Prince Rupert—Jasper Park
A delightful rail and water trip.
Tourist and Travel Bureau, 527 Granville Street, Vancouver
Canadian   National   Railways
WESTMINSTER IRON WORKS, LTD.
We sell Silo Equipment and Moie Plows, Threshing
Engines and Boilers overhauled ane re-tubed. General machinists and iron-workers. We manufacture
steel stairs, elevators and elevator enclosures, fire-
escapes, canopies, iron and wire guards, bank and
office fixtures.
Office & Works, 66 Tenth St. New Westminster, B.C.
Stolen Eggs and the Silk Trade
Above—ReelJne allk la (he Flowery KlaaJoas.     Helen—Aa Eatress line* ItaSlac silk at Yokohama mm.
■ Canadian Paelfle allk special pass Inn tkrotjajh the Rockies.
Production of silk dates far Into antiquity, and for
ages the manner of Its production was kept secret
Up to the slxtb century A.D. all raw silk was Imported
into Europe from China, but tbe Byzantine Emperor
Justinian Induced two monks to travel Into China to
procure silk worm eggs and though the export of them
was punishable by death, these monks succeeded In
bringing back a quantity concealed In the hollows of
their pilgrims staves.
From Byzantium, silk cultivation spread Into Greece
and Syria, thence into Spain, and thence successively
Into Sicily, Naples, Northern Italy and France, being
established In Italy In the sixteenth century.
Various determined attempts have been made, principally between tbe years 1622 and 1839 to establish
the silk Industry ln America, resulting at one time In a
not Inconsiderable production, but the excessive cost
of the labor Involved ln the rearing of the worms and
ln the reeling of the raw silk from the cocoons as compared with the trifling cost of such labor In Europe
and Asia, has rendered It Impossible to produce raw
•Ilk at commercial prices on this continent.
Most of the silk Imported to America comes from
Japan, Italy and China whoro, also, the humidity of the
atmosphere contributes no little to the success of the
Industry in those countries, The greatest importation
Is from the Flowery Kingdom, and this mostly In the
raw-silk tana as tt Is rooled from the cocoons,
Silk Is valuable. In one consignment of a few hundred bales, hundreds of thousands of dollars are tied
up, and for this reason, that no time may be lost In
making up the raw material and placing the finished
goods upon the market, the product of tbe little sHk
worm Is given transportation facilities which few other
commodities enjoy. The bales of skeins are stowed
carefully ln the vessels which transport them across
the Pacific, and ln such a manner that they can lie
speedily and safely discharged upon arrival at the
Canadian- or American port. No time Is lost Special
trains made up of passenger baggago equipment await
the arrival of tbe vessel M It docks at Vancouver as do
the Empress liners of tho Canadian Pacific, and once
the valuable cargo has been sealed Into the cars the
train proceeds towards Its destination, often making
better time than the regular passenger trains.
For the reason that tho route hi more direct, many
silk dealers in New York, where much of the silk Is
destined, consign their shipments via Canada and during the past few months many Interesting tlmo records
have been made over Canadian Pacific lines.
On March 22nd, tbe "Empress of Asia" sailed from
Yokohama carrying the largest consignment of silk to
be forwarded from the Orient for some time. The silk
was specially stowed for prompt discharge on arrival
at Vancouver! and from tho time the steamor docked,
until the special train to New York lqft, there was a
lapsed tlmo of only thirteen and one-half minutes per
car.
The silk was delivered ln New York about midnight
April 4th, tbe through time from Yokohama to New
York being 18 days, 8 hours, and 13 minutes, calendar
time. This constituted a record run as far as freight
traffio is concerned, hut passenger traffic Is bandied
as readily by this company, • 21 day Europe to Orient
service via St. John, N.B., or the St. Lawrence route
Mas regularly maintained.

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