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THE- OLDEST  MINING  CAMP  NEWSPAPER   IN   BRITISH  COLUMBIA
Vol/ XXVI.
GREBNWOOD, B. C, THURSDAY, AUGUST 14, 1919.
MANY   NEW   LljNES
Come In. And See Our
Large And Well Assorted Stock Of
Carpets,   Furniture,   Pictures,
Crockery,   Etc.   Etc.
Many   kinds of Oil,  Tinware
and  Hardware
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T. M. GULLEY & COr
PHONE 28        X       GREENWOOD, B. C.
1     Stock Reducing Sale of Teas     I
B Dessia Golded Tips 80c. Uptons Choice Ceylon 80c |��
H Deki Julia 65c H
��= EMPRESS. MALKIN'S BEST, NABOB 70c or 21bs for $1.35 rS
��T .   -       _ BRAIDS BEST at 65c ~2
g BLUE RIBBON l-21b ckge 35c. BLUE RIBBON lib pkte 65c 3
^ BLUE RIBBON 3It> tins $185. BLUE RIBBON 51b tins $3.00 3
S~    Choice Bulk .Tea 60c ver lb.    > Choice Solder Lee Tea 70c  03
1 Phone 46      LEE & BRYAN      1
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.AGENT FOR
Massey-Harris
FARM IMPLEMENTS
' Before buying see tne about
BINDERS,   MOWERS, RAKES.
PI.OWS, HARROWS, ETC.
Motor tractors aud complete line
,of Farm implements
J. G. MoMYNN
MIDWAY      -      -     fi. O.
We Are Now Showing
Mens Fine Shoes
Mens Work Boots
Mens Tennis Shoes
Boys Serviceable School
'   Shoes
Mens Fine Hats and Caps
W. Elson 8 Co
Greenwood
more advertising along the roads M*s6 month.
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15 to 60* Watt _Laimps~50c ^each.
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200   ��     *   *   <    3.50 ��
Greenwood City Waterworks Co.
EVERYTHING ELECTRICAL
I BUY AND SELL ANY MINING
- OR INDUSTRIAL STOCK LIST;
ED ON-ANY EXCHANGE.1"
I   WILL   BUY  ANY   AMOUNT
OF,ANY   ISSUE OF  THE   DOMINION   OF    CANADA   WAR,
LOAN
D. ST. DENIS
P. O. Box 1102      -'     Nelson, B.C
MATTHEWS  BROS.
GRAND  FORKS
Agents for Chevrolet, Dodge,'Hudson,
.Chalmers,-Cadillac cars, and Republic
truck motors X: '    Garage in connection.
CORPORATrnfeOF^ff^TtlTY, a^
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���";      - ���. WATBR NOTICE
- Sprinkling of gardens and
lawns is strictly forbidden; the
water supply of any person found
breaking this regulation will be
immediately cut off.
G. B. TAYLOR,
C.M.C.
August 12th, 1919.
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WINDSOR HOT EL
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' The WINDSOR HOTEL is heated with steam
aud electi icity. Fine sample rooms. A comfortable home for tourists and travellers. Touch thc
wire if you want rooms reserved. The- buffet is
replete with cigars, cigarettes,-cooling beverages,
buttermilk and ice-cream.
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RUSK'S HOTEL
MIDWAY, B. C.
Tasty meals and comfortable rooms.   Meals served at any time.
Sample roomB for drummers.   Soft drinks, cigars and cigarettes,
Fool hall in connection.
W, D. RUSK. Proprietor.
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FARMERS
TI/fAKE your banker your financial
f** adviser. Let him help you to
shape your affairs so that he will be
warranted ia giving you ample credit
fo operate your farm efficiently. Onr
aim is to assist you in every way
possible,
THE 'CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE   ���
Greenwood Branch     L E. Brawders, Manager
GREENWOOD GARAGE
Autos sold and* repaired. Agent for
Chevrolet,, Dodge and Studebaker cars;
also Republic and National trucks.
W. A. RITCHIE. GREENWOOD.
of Washington.
. That detestible character, with
the hang-dog look, the sneak
thief, prowls around Greenwood
at nights taking articles from the
homes of honest and hard working people.
Sam Johnston is sinking a
shaft on his placer claim at the
mouth of Rock Creek. He expects
to strike bedrock at a depth of
about six feet.
Jim Jory left on Tuesday for
Creston where he will take up
land under the Provincial Soldier
Settlement plan. Jim is an enthusiast and all wish him success
in his new venture.
We have just received ' another
carload of flour and feed from
the Oglivie Flour Mills Company,
Now on hand a full stock of
Royal Household Flour, wheat,
shorts, Chick Food, etc. G, A.
Rendell.
JONH   DUNLOP   CO.
INVESTMENT SECURITIES   .
421 Baker Street
MIS'!  ��rf"% a* m     ^k       	
Stocks. Bonds, Notes and Debentures.
MIDWAY'S SENSATION
On his air trip over the mountains
last Thursday Ernie Hall landed
in Midway for a couple of hours.
It was qnite a treat to the citizens
of that beautiful town. John Zar-
flah had qnite a shock when he
saw the plane swooping down, and
did not recover hiB composure until
he tied his dog in the cellar, and
locked the chickens in the henhouse. L. E. Salter stood pat although a little nervous, while Mace
kept perfectly still. Bob Brown
took another chew of tobacco, and
laughed like ^.Methodist preacher
at a chicken dinner. Ewart McMynn kept right on selling groceries, because he had seen many a
machine bird across the big pond.
Jim Bush grabbed his violin and
played "Nearer My God to Thee,"
while Judge Harrison slipped over
rapidly to his garden and threw a
blanket over his potatoes. W. D.
Rusk took a drink of near beer,
and braced himself against the
cash register. Joe Caron crossed
himself and got behind a bam.
A.ce Mesker said "tickets plesee!"
while John Desrosiers delivered aa
oration on the best .way to tame
big mosquitoes. ' The children
clapped their hands in glee, and all
the cats, dogs and hens sang grand
opera when the first airplane lit in
Midway.
White canvas ladies oxfords,
white canvas girls slippers and
boys running shoes at Rendell's.
Fok SAtE���One strong letter*
press, and a big, fat dictionary.
Apply at The Ledge Office.
- - Bill Don n el 1 y is- on" a "visi t" to
Macklin, Sask. He has been at
Allenby since last January.
- Recently seyeral families have
moyed to Greenwood from Phoenix, Allenby and Copper Mountain.
For the first time; many people
in Greenwood saw two machine
birds 'flying oyer the city" last
Thursday.
The government is expending
$2000 in repairing the wagon
road to Copper Mountain from
Princeton.
Jack.Henderson has a suite of
32 rooms at Eholt for his own
use, while Neil Robertson only
has about 20.
This month 100,000 steelhead
trout fry were placed in Osoyoos
lake, from the state hatchery
near Pateros, Wash.
What is the name of the Grand
Forks .lady, who chased her husband out of the house because he
came home drunk?
Ike Crawford is so busy selling
goods at his store in Carmi that
he cannot stop a minute to talk
about the early days in Sandon.
In I860 D. R. McElmon rode
many a mile on a white horse in
order to reach Halifax in time to
get a glimpse of the Prince of
Wales..
After taking a wallop at the
mad Berlin butcher, George and
Bob Murray returned to Greenwood last week wearing a pleasant smile.
The cost of an irrigation system for 5400 acres of land at
Grand Forks is estimated to be
about $350,000. Many farmers
have already-signed for it.
After being oyer 13 years in
the courts the Molson townsite
case has at last been settled.
Evidently law is the slowest
thing in the United States.
Sylvester McDonald won the
first prize given by the Farmers'
Institute for the largest number
of gopher tails. He captured 700
for which he received $7 and a
special prize. The prizes will be
awarded on Sat. Sept.-6.
Goodell & Saunier have opened
a garage in Midway, opposite
Rusk's hotel. In addition to all
kinds of auto repairing they do
general blacksmithing, and make
a specialty of vulcanizing tires.
At.Midway Paul Hilcher has
the nucleus of a ' Zoo. - He cag-
tured a young monkey that escaped from Buller's circus and has
it cha in ed to a pole.' Young Dar-
win eats everything but meat
and. enjoys the glorious climate
pf Midway.
Crooked junk dealers tried in
Greenwood must carry -a rabbits
paw in their jeans. Three of
them hdvc been convicted during
the past, three.years in "this town.
One. was libera'tee^kfter servm^a
portion of his.time in Nelson jail
and the other two escaped before
they were landed in the ba3tile.
Dan Biner asked the council of
Penticton what they thought
about having the brewery moyed
from Phoenix to Penticton. With
one exception they all disapproved
of the proposal. Dan had better
move to Greenwopd, and not be
chasing after towns.that give
him the frozen glove.
American stockmen haye been
in the habit of pasturing horses
on the Canadian side near Osoyoos. They were warned not to
do tbis, but paid no' attention.
The Canadian customs seized 150
horses. Ojref 100 were redeemed
_and__the __t>alance _wer��L .to have
been sold by auction at Osoyoos
on Tuesday.
The Prince of Wales is timed
to "arrive at Penticton on the
morning of September 29, and
may spend tbe day in that town.
His train will run through Greenwood on September 29 or 30, but
it is not likely that it will stop
in order to give His Royal High-
ness an opportunity to see our
smelter. The train will likely
stop a short time at Grand Forks
as the Hon. Martin Burrell is
with the Royal party.
Louis Allen appeared before
Judge J. R. Brown last Tuesday
and was sentenced to 25 months
each for stealing junk from the
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Junk buyers   are   plentiful in  LS;SJtop ^2^1   th*n <*ree?"
the Boundary. . wood" - Greenwood   should    do
Born���At Trail, on August -9,
a son to Mrs. Twells.
There isli shortage of. freight
cars in the Boundary.
These are busy days for Frank
Ketchum at Beaverdell.  '
Greenwood w.as full of commercial travellers last week.
Henrj Morrell died in Rossland
last week aged 72 years. .
At McElmon's. Waltham
Watches.   Boys Watches:
A young team for sale. Apply
Hugh McKee, Greenwood.
E. E. Gibson is moving from
Grand Forks to Penticton,
One and two gallon jugs for
sale at Goodeve's Drug Store.
Hugh McGuire .is mining on
the Salmon river in the north.    ,,
' Norman Morrison is still in bed
but recovering from hisillness.
The Granby Store at'Phoenix
is shipping some goods toCassidy.
Miss Maude Mudge died in
Grand Forks last week - aged 24
vears. '
All Grand Forks living soldiers
have returned frbm Europe except one.
The creamery at Curlew recently shipped a carload of butter to
Seattle.
Apricots and peaches for preserving. Place your orders with
G. A. Rendell.
S. G. Blaylock has-been appointed general-manager for the
Consolidated.
S. P. Dixon has finished the
repairs to the. schoolhouse at
Boundary Falls.
. Charles Martin was in town
yesterday. He now has a shoe
shop in Vernon.
.'A;boiler from Buckhorn".and
cAhermachiaery;*iS'bfe&ag'installed
at the Carmi mine.    - ;   '
There is plenty of water in
Boundary creek to irrigate the
entire Midway flat,
The provincial government
should install a steel cell in its
Greenwood building,
Wm. Jenks picked more than
75 crates of raspberries this year.
All were sold locally.
Mike Kane is sizing up his belongings in Phoenix. He is now
a carpenter in Seattle,
D. Mackenzie is in the city^ak-
ing a rest. His health has not
been good this summer.
If the influx of new people continues, there will soon be no vacant houses in Greenwood.
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Mrs. Jemmett  died   in Agassiz
Between two days Kamloops suq-
tained four burglaries.
Peekin'is the name of the new
movie at Creston.
The Fraser Valley had a big
cherry crop this'year.
It is a dull day when a drunk is
not seen in Kelowna.
In B.C. it is a clofie season for
bears in Auguetjand September.
There are no hotels in Ymir, but
the hungry can always get a meal.
Fire destroyed Hoover's mill at
Hullcar, and five carload's of lumber.
At Dnncan a large amount of
wool-was recently sold for 54 cents
a pound.
The total salmon pack in B. C.
for 1919, will be 400,000 cases less
than laBt year.
This year 40,000 tons of peaches
were grown in California, double
the crop of 1918.
By  selling  its   Victory bonds.
Mining News
National Hotel and the smelter, loses it after he is  60  years  old
and three years for the Fremont' "That is why no man should specu
case. The sentences were to run
concurrently. While being taken
to the coast in charge of constable
W. H. Lines, of Phoenix, Allen
escaped by jumping from tbe
toilet window as the train was
climbing the grade five miles
west of Carmi last Friday morning. No trace of him has been
found.
The indications are more favorable for re-opening the Greenwood smelter, and working the
New Dominion properties at
Phoenix. The recent terms for
the purchase of the mines and
smelter of the Canada Copper Co.
in Greenwood and district, and
the leasing of the New Dominion
propertiesin Phoenix, as agreed
upon between H. R. Wagenen and
the Greenwood committee are
satisfactory to Mr, Mayer, president of the C. C, Co., and only
await the sanction of the Board
of Directors- H. R. Wagenen
has wired L H. Hallett from New
York to draw up the documents
ia reference to the deal.
The Poker  Flayers  Union  has
not yet struck for a six-hour shift.
Grand Forks made a  profit  of a
little over $3,000.
In Chilliwack a woman was fined
���200 for selling unlawfully Red
CroBS tags.
Nelson is becoming like Alabama.
The moonshine streams in the hills
and gurgles in the city.
A hen in Wisconsin recently laid
16 eggs in one day. Must be a
machine gun bird.
Tom Longboat will run in Toronto this fell, but not for the legislature.
An Oregon firm may build a factory afe Chilliwack to preserve
loganberries.
For some strange reason Great
Britain prohibits Canadian pears
from entering thafe country.
In Victoria the large departmental stores close, at 6 p.m. In Greenwood they close a few hours later.
, Two hundred mapta - trees have
been planted on Vimy Ridge, and
other parts of France and Flanders.'
x littfre&on; 2000^allonB of gaso-.
line are sold in: a month, and
probably about 10 gallons of moonshine, v ~' :
The B.C. government gives a
bounty of $25 each for cougars, and
$15 for a wolf. Dead crows are
worth 10 cents a head.
Afe the age of 65 years, 85 per
cent of fehe men still alive depend
for their living upon charity, children or relatives.
Quite a number of stores in Victoria are now opened before noon,
since a remedy was found for sleeping in that city.
Near Lawrence, Kansas, Jess
Williard has boughfe a $175,000
farm. He may be able to make a
living punching cows.
The^Nicola Pine Co; is building
a large sawmill in Merritt. Their
big mili at Canford was burned a
few months ago.
Be careful and do not mix raspberry juice with hops. Ife is liable
to tarn into booze, and get you
into trouble trouble.
In Victoria Wm. Davenport waB
fined $20 for stealing six hens. He
should have boughfe them. The
wages of sin is a big fine in Victoria.
Mr. and Mrs. J. R. Hurley, of
Trail, have gone to France to see
the grave of their son William,
who was killed in the war last
September.
Nofe one man in a hundred recovers his financial standing if he
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In the Okanogan already, 150
carloads of apples have been Bold
to dealers in the States, and 125
carloadB for shipment to Quebec
and Ontario.
During the recent unpleasant
conditions in France many a poker
game was broken up by shell fire.
The same fate sometimes befell
Crown and Anchor.
Hiram Walker is shipping whiskey from his distillery in Ontario
tc Scotland. One shipment last
month weighed 1100 tons and was
worth over a million dollars.
Why has the cost of living gone
down in England since last November, and increased in Canada? Why
is Canadian bacon cheaper in England than it is in Canada!
Fresh killed beef and veal for
sale every Saturday, 20c upwards.
J. Meyer, Government street.
Dancing every Wednesday evening at Christina Lake Pavilion.
Refreshments served.
Full Hae of box and bulk chocolates. Absorb early while thev
are fresh.   Goodeve's Drug Store.
Not far from Three Forks tbe
McAllister is again in operation. \
Afe Stewart the",Federal Government is building a $40,000 wharf.
This year the smelter at Midvale,
Utah, has treated much Slocan ore.
There promises to be much placer mining along tj^ Tulameen
river.
A strike a depth of 242 feet is
reported from the Molly Gibson
near Paulsen.
James Dunsmuir was in the Slocan this month inspecting the
Noble Five group.
At one of his Babine mountain
claims Jim Cronin is drilling a
1000 foot tunnel. -
,It cost $30,000 to.build a wagon
road one mile in length, between
Stewart and Hyder. ''���
The magnesite plant at Chewelah,
\^ash., is again treating 500 tons
of crude magnesite daily.
After being shut down for 15
years operations haye been resumed
on the Bluebird, in the Slocan.
In the Copper King near Whitehorse four feet of bornite has been^
struck fehat assays over 40 per cenfe
copper.
Operations have been resumed
on the Evening Star, near Slocan
City, and the Silver Nugget near
Silverton.
The system of coke ovens opera-
feed by the Granby at Anyox cost
$2,700,000, and have a capacity of
270 tons daily.
Some bornite has been strnok in
fehe Mountain Chief afe Beneta.
This mine is resuming'] shipments
to the smelter.
Last year 23 different mines in
the Ainsworth"' mining division
shipped j>re.     Total    shipments
amounted t6^1>,000 tons,    ������ ?: ';<>    . ^,,A ����
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- About 50 miners are woridngrt"^V'1||
the mines  near Beaverdell.,, 'The-!:    ~x"*'^m
Sally employs115 "men, and the^Beilr
about the same immbeK
If a sufficient water supply" can
be obtained, the Consolidated will
probably build a concentrator in
Rossland with a daily capacity of
5000 tons.
Boyle Bros, have renewed a contract to diamond, drill the Big Missouri, Portland Canal district. Sir
Donald Mann and his associates
own the mine.
Missouri is making an effort to *
have the United States increase fehe
duty oa-zinc-  The States-wants
protection against zinc from Mexico
and Germany.
James Dunsmuir owns the Black
Prince and another claim, on the
South Eork of Kaslo creek. On
one of these shafts he will probably
sink a Bhaft 1000 feet deep.
On the ninth level of fehe Ram- -
bier-Cariboo, in the Slocan, four
feet of clear gelena has been recently struck. The saowslides are
annoying at this mine in the early
spring.
At Canningham's Alamo mill in
the Slocan, 100 tons of Wonderful
ore is being treated daily. Much
ore from the Sovereign will be
milled when, the tram is finished
to that property. y
A company ha9 been formed feo
operate fehe Index, on the south
fork of Kaslo Creek, A water
power plant and compressor has
been installed. The Silver Bear
adjoining the Index; was recently
bonded to Bob Green and his associates for $100,000. The gelena in
fehis mine is worth about $250 a ton.
In the Bouth-east corner of B.C.,    <
there are more  than   one million
acres ofijproved coal la^ls. - Five^-,
per cenfe of the enormoji^AmouuVt
of coal in this section is lf@r grade."
Thi3 is far ahead of any bituminous
coalfield in the world.   In the past
the by-products have been wasted
afe the coke ovens around Fernie.
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Most of very old maids ar�� crasy
aboufe something,
An excess of bile and egotism is
fehe caaae of jealousy.
Yoa will be  happy  when ^oo
make others happy.
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You'll never have health if the
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thcy are the finest, mildest laxative
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certainly not lacking in ventilation,
even though laden with thc aroma of
fresh leather and thc usual odors of
scent and clothes and other things
pertaining to a crowd of people of
any class. She decided to herself
that Darthca must be overtired as
the result of long hours spent before
her easei, for thc girl was a hard
worker, ancl Miss Challand was glad
that the next day was to be Sunday
and hoped that the weather would
permit of their programme for spending the afternoon in the open air.
She reflected also that Rugglcs always seemed to exert a cheerful influence upon her niece, and as the air
appeared to be growing less heavy
and thc clouds breaking up, Miss
Challand encouraged a similar atmospheric change in her own kindly
soul, sufficiently wilh its burden of
care.
Filling His
Own Shoes
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HENRY C. ROWLAND
Copyrighted. Printed by special
arrangement with Thos. Allen.
Toronto.
CHAPTER V
To awake in thc morning: with a
cool, fresh tingling of the skin and
the sense of strongly renewed energy
of mind and body; to turn drowsily
and rest for a moment and feel the
vital impulse gathering   to   meet   the
She had very evidently jumped lo
the conclusion that he had been exaggerating his business importance with
the idea of trying to impress her.
She was really not to bc blamed, thc
more so as thc mere fact of her being
so upset over finding him engaged in
trying on shocs showed that, in her
opinion, such an occupation was unworthy of hiin. After all, very likely
she was right, and hc had been abusing his talents in remaining for so
long a timc a anere salesman.
Rugglc's face cleared, and he took
a gulp of his cafe-au-lait. He decided
to call on Darthea immediately aftcr
luncheon and explain his position,
trusting to her friendship and sense
of fairness to forgive him for having
kept her in the dark as to his actual
work, and to tell her of thc expected
change in its character. Meanwhile,
hc would look up Lorenz.
Lorenz lived in a little hotel in
NcuiJly not far from thc Porte Maillot, so Ruggles took the "Metro,"
changing at the Etoilc. Going directly to Lorcnz's room, he knocked at
thc door. "Entrcz," came a voice
from within, aud Rugglcs entered.
Thc young Austrian was in his shirt-
i shock of another day and to master J sleeves and  apparently    engaged    in
jit;  to see  the bright  sunshine flood-  Peking a small black trunk.  At sight
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Courts Martial
Hears Stories
Of Treason
Honors For Military Leaders
Britain    Will    Present    Victorious
Generals"  With   Big-  Cash
Grants.
v~   I    London. ��� High titles and money
French Men And Women Tell How giants will bc given hy'Great flritain
! to her victorious generals and admirals of the Great War,    according   to
They Betrayed-Their -     -
Country
Paiis.���Twenty-five men and women were tried before court-martial
here on the charge of having betrayed their country. Three women, accused of acting as informers against
their neighbors in the districts occupied by the Seventh German army,
havc been examined by thc court.
Thcy arc Gabrielle Lambert, Angclc
Hcrpsoin and Alice Aubert, who were
misti esses of German officers and
Aubcit, described in
to
as
of Ruggles, he straigthencd up, with
a startled expression on his saturnine
face.
"Hello!" said Rugglcs. ".Moving?"
"Yes," Lorenz answered, "I- am
moving." A tinge of color came into
his sallow cheeks, ,,and    he   glanced
, ing thc open window   and   listen
! ilie birds sineine-   outside;    then,
; fuller consciousness arouses from its
j period of repose, to spurn the couch
| r.nd to leap forth ready and eager for
��� that which, the day may bring forth.
.Such were thc sensations of Rugglcs
| ;i.> .be bounded out  of His little iron j sharply al his fellow clerk.   "I do.not
X^. ,- yj] j cot, stretched  his    arms    above    liis |like it here,".said hc, iu a rather sul-
=:~~izi~    | ;iea<;_ frcCfi j,;s muscles from thc con- Am, half-defiant voice'
(Continued) ! strain), of eight hours with scarcely a!    "It ain't much of a place," Ruggles
"Pinch a little at thc toe, s?.r?" j cbangn of position,, and felt the j admitted, glancing out of < the unasked Ruggles solicitously, for the! gathering exhilaration "as of a giant j washed window into the slovenly
gentleman whom hc wes serving was! "'Ilc "cjoiecth to run his course." j court on which it opened.-"I couldn't
furnished with rather well-developed! h was Sunday, and as ' Ruggles {stand an .inside room. You don't get
pedal digits (which is tc say bimchvj Sasped from, th.e contact of the cold]enough air, and thcy make ^ such a
toes)   from   having   padded barefoot!watcr frori1 ];is big bath-sponge,    he [racket with  their pails    and    things.,1
Torofito,  Ont.
was    in    two    minds    as
ior, should spend hi? morning ��� whether
' f~   attend    service    at    the
over the Kopaonik Mountains in  his
youth.   "Let me stretch that out I
vou, sir.   Take but a minute: and bc-it0   attcnd    scrvice    at    the  ��� English
lieve me, you will find it very com-  church and walk down afterwards as
fortable." I far as tIle "ver w^1'1 M'ss Challand
"How mosh ��� den! sh0on -" asked!and Darlll��'"i- '����� t�� J����k "P Lorenz,
the  swarthv gentleman. ��� wl,�� llad ,10t Put ijl a�� appearance at'
"Twcntv-five  francs,  sir."   Rugglcs I thc storc llic da>' before and who he
pair
to how hc  Where arc you moving to?"
Lorenz leaned over to lay
of trousers in the trunk.
"I am going to live with some relations," he muttered, as if begrudging thc information.
(To  Be Continued.).
told him.
"Too mosli.   I gif you twenty
"Oh,  wc never change   our    price.
feared might possibly be ill. Hc decided in favor of thc latter, as he was
to see Darthca in the afternoon, and,
sir," said Rugglcs, smiling no at him! ���I,llc hc,had "�� ^Ucv.kir l.lc.ng for
pleasantly. "It's noi the wav bus!-' L��rel12' .hc fclt son"y for thc lnan-
iicss is done in America,'aud this isiwhosc disagreeable nature madc him
au American company that we represent here"
'"Jess ��� I know/' grunted the cus
_ a  recluse and who had no friends in
| Paris, so far as Rugglcs was aware
I    This    solicitude    for    Lorenz    was
quite uncalled for.    As a   matter    of
fact, the saturnine Austrian had, with
thc sanction of Mr. Durand, crossed
Uie Channel on Friday night and by
j special appointment spent an hour'on
[Saturday    morning  .in    consultation
(with  the  European  general  manager
^    iiuni . i     n i   ,i t t      '  ��* fhc Walkeasy -Shoe  Companv    of
-x>vvil! you take them.-or shall I .have   .        ��� ��� .      . -   -    . -.
tfTfm sent"" '    - :-.     ' j America. .-Tins    interview    resulting
'entirely to his satisfaction,    he- had
tomer. "I am American myself ��� of
Chicago. I go now by Belgrade to
fight dose Osmanlis (Turks). I am
of zc reserve corps. Captain, y' understand? All right. Gimme dose |,
shoes. Dey look all right."
"Very   good,    sir,"    said    Ruggles.'
i-r.cturncd immediately to- Paris.
j    Ruggles .dressed , .with'" care
fm sent?" ���_  -    . ." ' \   .
"Send, dem  around, to- Tholcl    dr.
France ct. dc la Serbie."
���   Darthea heard 119 more.   .The Balkan  gentleman had   risen-   and    was
beiifg escorted   by. Rugglcs    to  .the
desk,  'while' Miss  Challand,   missing 1
her niece, descended to find Darthea s
clinging to the '.newelposL and staring
wildly in. thc direction of thc cashier's
desk. ..'.���'
"My."dear!"    cried: '"Mis's':iChalland.'
"What is the matter?'Are you ill?"
"Tfccl ��� I feci ���" Darthca began;
arid then, catching sight  of Ruggles
scribbling.  off . his   .salcsclicck    and I Walkeasy '.-Shoe Company
knowing.that  he-'might  turn  at  any
and
.���mg
moment, she said hurriedly, "I want
some' air.   Let's go out."
Miss Challand, noting   the   dilated
pupils  and  curiously-congested' loqk
of-Darthca's-checks, lost no 'time-in
getting-her-to 'the, door.-      .���--'.
;     Once in-the .open air, Darthea.ap;
- pearcd to breathe more freely. -
'."What is. it, dear?." asked her aunt
solicitously.   .. .".:.'. ���-"--.
- "Oh���-just-the smell of that horrid shop,"' Darthca answered; "Never
mind the. shoes', ��� 'aunty.''" lid's .go
home""; -'.   .' ,.     ..'-/.' -.'".'
'-' "Very, .\vc\lx But' .what .was it that
-upset yoV:"so?"v.Miss. Gli'alland  stop-
ped" short" in, rlier"track's, '���".Was;,anybody rude?" she dei'nandcd.;..'" :;;",.'
' "No; '.of���'.course "not," '���' Darthca
' answered  shortly.,'. "I  simply felt--.������
- felt ill. for,-a. moment.;,,-Lcl.s   -walk.
:.  It's not raining'hard,'   and-  I'd. Mike
"the air," -"
-"Your". fcct .will   be' sopping.'.'   .-ob."-,
���jcctccT her aunt, "and your.shoes.���" '
"Oh, bother, niy shoes!"  exclaimed
.   Darthca, so.sharply    that,  her    aunt
' gave her' a quick,, sidelong ,look .filled
with -apprehension.-.'. She ' had .-'-never
;, known': .her- niece . to-/give.' _way.vto
nerves,- and Darthca''ce'rtaiiily' did not
look  ill.   On  the  contrary,-her .eyes
.were bright, and had'a. peculiar hard
.expression   that' .Miss/ Challand Miaid
.   never .seen in thcm-before,- while-oii
.her. cheeks, usually of a;.delicate pink.
' there, was a flame. which . attracted
the , attention    of . passers-by.," Miss"
.   Challand was worried and perplexed.
'.-'    "My dear/' said ..she, "I believe you
have fever:   Your face is' crimson." '
"It's ��� nothing,"   Darthea"'answered
/shortly." ''Coming   in from the fresh
. air ihic,. a-stuffy place like   that   always makes-" me"feel a bit stifled.    I
��� con't t&Jfc,-exercise enough,' I "fancy."
.   Miss Ghalland : reflected'"; that   -the
.  atmosphere-of "the spacious' -shop; ���of
the Walkeasy-  Shoe   Company- was
I
i^/"-^--,,^.* fy&elessse, Cfeaesfcg,
hW fill 3* SefresMM aad fieslfcg
EM. W*��S t9��8B���Murinefoi-Ked-
- J*~ ��� cess,Serenes^Grsnuia-
%T s"T 13 gfctUlchingandBdfnlng
�� Xjff- V*^ of the Eyes or Eyelids;
ri Crocs1" After t&�� Motto*, Mototict et CoU
��rffl inn toot OTa&teK*. AA "ttns DiSgKa*
for Maifee w5*3 year Ers* Need Car*. . M-U
Mario* ��r�� K��sa��dy- Qo<^ GUiC&sts
wen!: down' to the little dining-room
for his' petit dejeuner.' Beside his
jphce was-'a .letter addressed; in Dar-
"11SS,,ngl',hca's rcund; English hand. Rugglcs
opened it -at once, fearing that something might havc. occurred to prevent-
Darth'ca from-walking with him' in
.the afternoon/ in whicli supposition
he' %yas 'quite correct, fo.r the note
read as follows:��� .       ..   - ���
Dear' ��� Mr. Ruggles:���This afternoon,-on entering the   shop    of   the
to make
a purchase, I was extremely surprised
to discover that you arc employed
there as a clerk and lo sec-you in "the
act of serving a'customer.     '/.
I- do not know how your social distinctions may bc drawn in America,
but among-English" people of the
class.- to which "'my aunt 'ah"d/I"b'eldng7
it is . not the custom . to admit on
terms of intimacy persons engaged
in such;'forms'of occupation "as-your
own proves to be. '   -
, I,do not wish to seem-unkind, and
I'"acknowlcdge fully ��� the .obligation,
which led to bur acquaintance' and
tlie great.service'which;you so pluck-
-ily, rendered 'mc. - But --what - 1- am
quite unable Ho forgive..-is your" haying deceived Miss Challand and- m>v
self, in regard "to your, station of life,
wiiich 3'bu-lcd".us-"to believe was.one
which corresponded "to.our own..This
deception, has. led, tb -socifd'hrelations
whicli otherwise" could - never-.': have
existed between lis - and: which must
bc hereafter-discontinued.;. .:-' -
.--"' -. Yoiirs. truly, " , " -
'��� -: j DARTHEA; WESTBRO'p.KE.^
;,-' Ruggles laid down/ the letter with
the glow, all gone . from his face.
'What had the-girl supposed- him "to
be, anyhow? ^A ; Van'dc'rbilt.. or ,'ah
Astor? -Had she thought that, ./if;he
%vcre rich;, he would have- taken-her
aunt and herself, aroiind. Paris/on. the
tops-, of- .trams'.,and busses?,-/ -',
" ������Being/totally unable to understand,
he "came .'to/the very natural conclusion'.that Darthea must have thought
him. guilty of. having, tried 'to sail uiit
der false colors and. to. give her aunt
arid herself the impression -.that; lie
was.a person of considerable isriport-
ancc in the world of trade. He rer
inembered having, once hinted that" he
hoped 'shortly to be entrusted with a
position - of ,, responsibility which
iiitght-inake it heces'sary for' him'., to
live in Vienna; and he reflected that
after such a statement it must natitr-r
ally have been disappointing- to her
to find him trying on shoes.;
Darthea, after.ail,... could ...scarcely
be expected to,'understand-that a man
might be fitting"customers ;one;,..day
and occupjing the proud position of
manager in a similar store . a week
later.. .. Artists were   always   imprac-
Tracing Tlie Missing
London Record Offices   Have   Many
Men Unaccounted For. "
"London. ��� Records offices in London of thc various overseas forces
are making their last grandtally,' and
trying to trace every man who has
appeared on tlicir books. Up to the
present some 7,000, or about one per
cent, of the total cannot bc accounted
for. Not all these men are considered to be definiteh"- lost. Some havc
gone on furlough, and accepted work
without thc formality of communicating with thc authorities; others have
married and settled down in preference to returning to camp and telling
the colonel; others arc restless men,
many of whom will trickle back	
The South Africans have but 25
absentees, cvciy other, man of the
26,000 who came over being accounted for. Thc New Zcalandcrs arc 300
short.
- Most of the missing are Australians and Canadians, and it will take
a long timc for the military police.to
round them up and shepherd thcin
into concentration camps. Some of
the Dominion governments arc publishing advertisements warning these
men to return by a certain date unless they wisli to forego their gratuity and free passage home.
Western Canada Coal Fields
Reformatory Boys  .
Help With Harvest
Could Keep All Their Earnings In
the Field.
Topcka, Kansas.���A pei feet rcc'ord
was scored bj' 300 inmates of the
Kansas Industrial Reformalory at
Hutchinson during the wheat harvest.
The demand for harvest hands was
so great in western Kansas that the
state; Board of Administration, in
charge, of all the Kansas charitable,
pe'nal, and educational institutions,
decided to do.what thej' could to relieve the situation. So thc 300 boys
and young men in' the reformatory
were asked if thcy wanted to go to
the wheat fields for the harvest.
Thcy wcrc told that they could
keep all their earnings in thc fields,
all that was asked being    that    thcy
tlic military report of this sordid af-   ��50,000,
tlie time-honored custom.
The .vote of thanks to the victors
will bc presented in thc house of
commons, Wednesday, according to
present plans. The namc of Matshal
Foch will be included.
Field-Marshal Sir Douglas Haig,
and Vicc-Admiral Sir David Beatty,
as expected, will be made earls and
each will bc given a grant of ��100,-
000. Field-Marshal Viscount" French
of Ypres and Admiral Viscount Jellicoc of Scapa, will be given grants of
fair as a "monster," is a hard-faced
woman of 25.    Shc told her wretched
A   number   of   other   commanding
officers will bc given  money grants,
story of treason in a soft voice and! making a total for all of ��600,000.
with a callousness which provoked] Premier Lloyd George's name was
anger in court. proposed   for   some    honor   by    Sir
From the first thi1; woman had
worked for thc Germans. In 1914
shc went to Geneva, receiving 200
funics for her mission, and came to
Paris in the following ycar with instructions to leport on the stale of
thc French opinion and on the movements of troops. For this mission
she received 600f. At this lime shc
was thc mistress of a German police
agent, who, shc - alleged, struck her
with his fists, whipped her, and
threatened to harm her.parents in order to compel her to spy.
tier mission to Paris was not con-
sidcicd a success by her paymaster,
but afterwards she had an opportunity of pleasing them. Shc learned
from Resell, one of the accused who
had won her favors, that two French
soldiers had for some time been concealed in a factory chimney, .and she
informed Thomas, thc German police
agent, and then asked to be- put into
'a German imifonn so lhat she could
be present at thc arrest of thc men.
For< this work shc and Resell wcrc
paid  less   than 200  francs.
The soldicis were bin tally ill-used
James F. Remnant in thc house of
commons, but Andrew Bonar Law,
thc government leader, raited that
he had mentioned the matter to thc
premier, who >Ja:.l hc w ould not foi
a minute agree to h.
THAT CHANGE IN
WOMAN'S LIFE
Mrs. Godden Tells How h
May be Passed in Safety
- and Comfort.     .'
Apple Crop Estimated
work honestly and faithfully at their
jobs and return to   the    reformatory by  Thomas   before  being  shot,   and
when the harvest seasoiv  was   ended
and the pressure for extia men was
relieved. Every one who could bc
spared from the institution was allowed to leave. Only the requirements of thc 580-acrc farm of tly; institution kept any of the inmates at
home. Thc officials asked for jobs
for thc men and got them by the
hundred and the men were sent out.
Aftcr completing one job they were
free to accept other harvest work until thc rush was over. Now thc boys
havc returned to thc reformatory and
not a single one is missing from thc
ranks. rfi. ��.
Kansas does not send hci young
men who violate laws to prison. All
convicted malefactors of first offenses
under 2.5 ycars arc sent to thc reformatory where thcy learn    how   to
thc responsible authorities, M. Fric
oteaux, mayor of Anguilcourl; his
assistant and a policeman, suffered
thc same fate, while the mayor's wife
and a" baker who ha;l supplied bread
to the soldiers and the members of
another family, were sent to prison.
Aubert did not flinch when thc president of the court-martial remarked:
"So you have five deaths on your
conscience."
Aubert's   next  exploit  was  to  dc-j Wheat  Crop--Expected  To, Be .Ap-
nouncc  Bauge, a  miller, and mayor I     -proximately 45,000,000 Bushels.
Prospects  For  Big  Yield  Improves
Throughout Country.
Ottawa. ��� With thc exception of
Ontario, apple crop prospects havc
improved in Canada, according to thc
August 1 report of -the fruit commissioner's branch, department of
agriculture,
Thc Tcport says: "Since our last
report was published prospects have
improved in Nova Scotia nnd British
Columbia. Wc arc now estimating
the Nova Scotia crop' ai 1,250,000
barrels, including" al1 grades packed
for export out of the province. As the
local consumption is estimated at
200,000 barrels, that biings thc total
crop up ' to nearly 1.500,000 barrels,
exclusive of fruit used by cvapora
tors, canning factories and ci
mills. With the extension of thc
Briiish apple embargo it is likely
lhat a large portion of the, crop will
bc exported. The Okanagan Valley
crop is now estimated at thirty pcr
cent, larger than last year, as' compared with the 25 per cent, increase
predicted in our last issue."
Fremont, O.���"I waa passing through
the critical period of life, being forty-
six years of age and
had all the symptoms incidenttothat
change���heat flashes, nervousness, and
was in a general run
down condition, so
it was hard for me
to do my work.
Lydia E. Pinkham'i
Vegetable Compound was recommended to me as the
bost remedy for my
troubles, which it
surely proved to be. I feel better and
' stronger in every way since taking it,
and the annoying symptoms have disappeared. " ��� Mrs. M. Godden, 925 Napoleon St, Fremont, Ohio.
Such annoying symptons as heat
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be speedily overcome and the system
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your letter held in strict confidence.
Massaere Of Jews>
JBy  Russians
Troops  Surrounded  Part  of ,OdesT -
and Not a Soul Escaped Their
Ferocity.
London. ��� A massacre in thc Jewish quarter of Odessa, carried out by
troops of General Gregorieff, which
are occupying that city, is reported
in advices received by semi-official
Polish sources. The" Jewish quarters
were surrounded by the troops, it'is
declared,-ancl a massacre was begun
from which no one escaped.
Thc entire quarter was for three
,y days and nights in the hands of tho
Russian soldier's, the advices stated.
The Jews of thc Ukraine and Bessarabia, it was added, have proclaimed
a mourning period of fourteen days.
Manitoba Crop Estimate
of Assis-sur-Scrrc, who was accused
of having given shelter to French aviators. It was a charge trumped up
by Rcselle and Tassot, a former! ment givcii out
mayor. Thc mayor was condemned Winkler, provincial minister of agn-
lo death, but his wife, confident of! culture. Hc predicted" the avciage
his innocence, obtained a revision of J yield will bc fifteen" bushels   to    thc
Saskatchewan Wool Clip
Turning Out To Be   Much   Larger
Tlian the Original Estimates
,   Forecasted. , '
Thc   Saskatchewan   wool    clip    is
turning out to be much larger -than
the    original > estimates  - forecasted.
There is  every indication   that   the
quantity handled   by  the   Provincial
Government will be'nearer to 600,000
Winnipeg, ��� Manitoba win harvest
approximately 45,000,000  bushels    of
wheat this year, according to a siate-j ~nr\nnn j       i- t
1       tr       1-1    i-     'pounds than to sOO.OOO pounds winch
bv   Hon.   valentine:] s '
the trial.    It  was  found  that lassol   acre.s.Thc wheal acreage of thc prov-
j was the quantity estimated earlier in
I Llie season. Last ycar the provincial
J Government marketed 394,000 pounds
i of wool for thc farmers of Sasfcatche-
farm or other trades   and    then    arc I had lied, and he was shot, while tlie'incc   is
found    employment    at   their    trade j mayor was  released. acics.
said    to   bc nearly 3,000,000 j
wan.    Thc    quantity   being    bandied o
when- qualified to hold positions.
Music Enough,
Gabrielle Lambert, charged with
bctrajing her country, her husband,
and   her  father-in-law,   tried  to   con-
Estimating the price of   w.hcat - at}'
$2.25  pcr bushel,    Manitoba's
this year is, therefore, an increase of
j-fifty pcrscent.- These " figures    show.
,     .(plainly how the industry is growing,
crop thus will bc woith $101,520,000,
.    _    t ,       .        ...                        ivincc the cou>-t-martial that by reas-ias compared   with   $112,?19,000    last'!
A  Scotch  miner lodging al a  ccr-, . ,-  ..,,.  .,.,   n,.'_ ,,������   +,.���    ������,,, ,���������- ��� ,w,wiV_n  '
outskirts   of   a
great   fondness
British Columbia  and   Alberta ' Have
_ ���   Wonderful Natural._.Resources	
Fernie,- B: C. ��� The. three international board' members of the -United
Mine Workers-of America, who arc
here from across "the border in' an
effort lo settle sthe strike . of .coal
miners- in southern British Columbia
and Alberta, arc.. tremendously', impressed with-the great coal resources
of this* province.- The .three'men are
Samuel Ballantyne/'of Toiva; Samuel
Caddy/ of Washington/:.and. -William
Dalryntplc;:'of-C>klahoiiia_ "These men
arc -thoroughly -faiuiliar,-:.with..''coal
fields -in every, portion of--the' United.
States .and arc.""students, of- European
conditions -'in-���relation to:' coal -production.and. coal markets. .. '."...."."''"
-. -VyVhal .has particularly . impressed
the Americans visiting 'tliis". field -,is
the- fact "tliat.   in- ."this --southeastern
tain    house   on    the
northern city has   a
for music.   A friend called to spend
an evening with him,    and    after    a j
varied program   of   music   had   been!
gone through, and hc was letting his
friend out at tlie street, door, hc remarked: -
"Aa'ni thinkin' o' gei tin' a pair o'
dumbbells, Gcordic; will yc cum an'
practice wi' mc?."
This.was too much for the long
suffering- landlady.'" ".Yc"~hcv~a "pia'n-
ncr, a..fiddle. '. an', a - trumpet," shc
shouted .'down the.-stairs. "No mair
musical instruments comes into this
hoose."   -     '.   . -
I on of her relations with Thomas she (year,   when   the yield was" 51,000,000
and arc strong evidence of the suit- ~
ability of thc country for sheep raising, - .
1 had-saved aL least one man from
j being shot, and had obtained lighter
(.sentences   foi "twenty   other   people
Stamps for Aerial  Mail.
.. Toronto; -Out.��� Postage   stamps
marked "Aerial'Mail".arc already at
Angcle Hcrr/som confessed   that   she
had   denounced   a   neighbor  for   no j
other  reason   than  that   shc  had  rc-'
fused  to  sell her nails,  and another
neighbor because she had a bicycle.
Thomas who had turned King's evi-
bushcls    and    the    price     $2.2i    pcr
bushel.
Red rust is leportcd   in   a   l'umber
of Manitoba districts.
j Several large'consignments oTSas-
I katchewan wool have already been
1 sold at prices approximating sixty-"
I one and sixty-two . cents a pound,.
; whicli will ensure to those farmers
Caught At Last. } who"   havc   been   forcsightcd enough
A father said to his pretty daughter j to ���� into thc business, a very satis-
one morning: _      (     -, j factory rcluni.
I    "What   time   did   you    send   thai j    I" addition to the  wool   marketed
dence, so to speak, and became   an!>'0UnS Simpson home last nlghc?"  -(through   the,Saskatchewan   govern
informer in turn���for it was through
his_confession-that -twentj'-five men
and women are undergoing trial ���
followed    thc   examination    of     thc
Oh,"   replied   thc girl,
think it_was vcry-late."
"Why, father?"    _
'1   don'r: mcnt, a considerable quantity is  alst
'It must have been   close  to mld-
1 being handled-by -the-Southerii -Sasi -���
'katchewan   Wool- Growers'   Association.
women with thc keenest interest.,-He  "'S7'11'"
heard me coming in?"
told thc court-martial that there were
more informcis than were in thc
dock, and that not all of thcm denounced for money. "0h' 1 must 1,avc bcCu in bc<r fo
A man named    Lochet    confessed i.,,ours whcn you canlc in
that he had worked for the Germans      "You hcard nic' Ulcnr"
"Didn't you scud him out tlic back
door and hurry off to bed when j'ou
the. post', oflice -here;    for use in  the j for  four years, doing thc same  sort
of ttoih as "these brave gentlemen.
Thomas and company." "I do not
want to bc shot," he added, "but I
know that I can he punished.,and I
accept judgment in advance."
Another   of   the    accused,    MoUc
trial aerial'mail-delivery from Toi on
to. to New . York .and. return during
the forthcoming - aeroplane race.
.which -.is'.to he one of-the fcatuics of
tjie"' Canadian���'���National" Exhibition.
Ma'diines"fo'r "the flight, sacral of
which.,-we're captured from thc Germans.-'are already'. at ��� the Lca=ide
Hying ..grounds. ��� ���. '  ������"
-llpw  liianv.'do  vou. know   who  al-
corncivof British -Columbia--there'.'are', ,.,-.... ,
'���.-    . . ,..,,. -���   ; ��� ��� .. '  'flow tlicir.'.rehgion. to  intercfere  with
more .than -1,000/acrcs. ot proved ��� coal.!.',,.": t ./:���" --: -    .    '.'-''
lands'carrying.*.billions ^'_of   tons ���, and
"Yes.   Vou woke me up."
,   "And   you   had   been    in    bed   for
hours?"
"Uh huh!"
"That certainly is funny!"'
"Why?" '.    -
"Because when I went to light thc
Lcmoinc, had for 50 marks denounc-j IatnP  l nearly burned  my  hands  off
;'llieir business.
that the percentage .Iof    high' grade
i-coalsvis- far .in. excess, of- any' other
bituminous' coal field piv. the'.-Amcri-
cair eontiiic'nt,'if-not in. thc worjd.
.���--Doctors, can induce a woman to
"take.any kiiul- of medicine by telling
her .it ..will-clear her  complexion.
��� X - Would Burn ; Zeppelins..' ". -..
Coblcnz. ,-7- Germans Surcharge-' of;
tweht3-rfour -.Zeppelins   riicar"-. Berlin;j
have-threatened to burn  thcrri'rather |
than .deliver.thcm "to the-allies as re- j
quired by "the peace treaty, according-j
to   -.information.'- obtained     by;,   the!
American arniy-.authorities; 'here,,  .it
was learned. ��� Thc Zeppelins   arc; of
25- tons" capacity and   can.  Hy: - from
Berlin   to   San   Francisco," according
to. German - sources... .Several    were
built.-" to";.carry, fdrtyfpersbris':,     ,-. '.;-'-
.   Railway Paissenger Earnings.
The -average,earnings from passenger train service-per passenger Strain
riiiie in Canada _ during .1918 were
$1,776,. as compared ; with. $1,529 .in
1917, as shown by statistics.compiled
by the Department, of Railways and
Canal's! The average, .earnings per
passenger train car mile,  -were    23.7
lical folk, and Darthea was an artist, cents,
PREMIER
Stoves anH Ranges
"MARATHON"
"lEADER':'
"ARGUS"
"ROYAL"
"eHJEFTAIN"
One or another of these models will salt yoar
fcuie and fit. your purse.   Cooking troubles are
tatiaxrwn where Davidson's ranges are used.
-  |yWte >a Jar tarikulars eni name cf stare
. , in 3oar locsiiiy vhen a display mejbe seat.
lis Tfios. Divlds&n Mfg. Co. Uraitei
Mcmtrea! WtNNTPEG      Toronto IJ)
cd a number of people, who, in a
camp of prisoner!., had seized a homing pigeon without releasing it, and
who altogether wcrc sentenced by
the Gei man*; to fifty si\ years' imprisonment.
A distressing story was told of the
doings of another of the accused.
Herbert Leandrc, vvho, at the beginning of thc war, placed himself undci the orders of a German ��ecrct police agent. He denounced his own
I brother as giving shelter to a British aviator, accompanied German
spies on their search missions, used
torture to compel his unfortunate
compatiiots to confess, and struck a
man and his son and daughter in a
prison until blood came. "I was
drunk," he said, "and when I am
drunk I am mad." The German police agent whom hc served declared
that Leandrc was more terrible than
any German, and that he would have
him shot by thc French aftcr the
war. After the armistice this ruffian
went into the lines and robbed the
bodies of soldiers, and when hc was
arrested hc was wearing thc Croix de
Guerre.
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on  thc hot chimney."
Cannot Come in a Day. '
A ncw order must conic,    but
old order dies in  a dav.    Thc
Europe May Never Recover.
"These four ycars of mad dcstiuc-
tion may havc struck a blow at Europe's prosperity from which it will
never recover, oome of thc greatest
of thc Dominion .statesmen have expressed their conviction lhat the result will bc a permanent change.
They foresee a gicai'and increasing
1 migration from Great Britain, and,
indeed, froni all the war-tortured
countries, of people fleeing from national bankruptcy iu a region haunted
by evil dreams. From such a migration they anticipate thc building-up
of huge communities iu still unsettled
lands, which will give a new orienta-
110 tion to ' tiie world's future history.
Canada,  South Africa, Australia  will
,-ast
seethe    of    war    is still in  Europe's ,ut;ike the place in this war which was
mind. Thc out-croppings of imperialism, grab and conquest at Versailles arc ebullitions that, must subside.
Europe must accept thc spirit of the
League of Nations in sincerity and
good faith or perish. That is thc
great thing. The wording is secondary.���Saturday Evening Post.
Take heed of thc first stumble, for
it is ominous; and at best there is a
good step lost, ��� Benjamin Which-
cote.
Can Afford Cars.
Over a third of all thc motor cars
in Ontario arc owned by farmers or.
drovers, thc number being 37,718 out
of a total of 109,374 license issued
in 1918. Yet it is but ,1 few months
since farmers were urged to denounce thc good roads expenditure
as waste.���Toronto Globe.
taken by the West
War in America." '
aftcr    thc   Civil
- French ,1a Control.
Paris. ��� Premier Clemenceau conferred with Marshal Foch and the'
members of thc intcr-allied supreme
council. Afterwards, it was decided,
having regard for thc importance for
the French troops on the Rhine, to
gi\c a French general command ,of
the allied troops of occupation.
Many Defaulters in Jail.
Quebec. ��� There arc  122 inmates
at present in  thc  Quebec jaii, 80 of
whom arc defaulters under the M.S.A.
NEED HELP
Spankingdoesa'tcurebed-wetting
Coal Strike Affect Threshing
Regina, Sask. ��� Hon. C. A. Dunning  has   telegraphed , Hon.   G.   D. _  ���
Robertson that the coail strikes in j "T1*"5 trouble is due to weakness
Alberta havc caused a serious short- j of tteintemalorgaas. Mysuccess-
agc of coal and that unless steam j -\ home treatment will be found
coal is available quicklv, many steam ��{PfUl. Send no money, but
threshing outfits will be idle. Fnte ��e toda7- M* treatitieat
  is equally successful for adults,
Madagascar    has    thc    only    oxen! ^^���P�� ^^ difficulties,
cavalry in the world.   " ] ���"*��� ����� SwSMErJ, I��Z 43   WlB&^Sii,
'^���K- ����-�� ---v^ fl '{;���&������ -z v
'. i-.���"'������.-
Tr/m/7?//?$ A&/Afcsr
Me Center of mare,
Secomwg fo Jfou/-
.Oj
her aright.
She is rarely taught how to choose and arrange the furnishings in her home, and
herself!    '        "        "P        ���     " a8S��?iates or the fa���'y *��� knowledge of how To dress
"A ^ yi-Sit- V<a"y I?��^ern high school will'quickly convince an observer that the
American girl is not-being trained to appropriately clothe herself. The fundamental
quality of every well-dressed woman,Avhich is consistency, is lacking to an alarming
UXJ ��lf?^8 ��F g" r,'i -j the "J1?���5810" "easily gained when looking at the student
body that they have come dressed for a, social function instead of the strenuous undertaking of going thru high school. The periods during which girls are most interested in
cfcthes are from 8 to 10 and from 14 to 1 7. During the first period they are young
enough to be governed by their mothers, and their clothes are more simple and appro-'
pr.ate; but during the latter period when the girl is neither a child nor a woman, but
has-very definite ideas about what she should wear and what she likes, it is often a case
ot the survival of the  fittest between the mother and her daughter.
America has taken its place in the world as standing for democracy, all having an'
even chance, and yet many of the best high schools in our country are closed to the
poorer classes of boys and girls because they cannot dress up to the standards set by the
wealthier members of the school, who probably compose the leading set and look with
scorn upon their modestly dressed companions,, who could far surpass them mentally.
Indulgent mothers of mcans are partly responsible for this condition, little realizing
the strain and sacrifice they arc imposing on other mothers less blessed financially Many
advocate uniform as the solution of the high school girl's problem of dress, bul we only
- learn to do by doing, and if we rob a gitl of all opportunity to choose during those years
when she is most interested in clothes, and when her ideas of right and wron-�� in regard
to them are being formed, how can we expect her to blossom into womanhood with a
full knowledge of what she should wear?
The reaction from several years in uniform is a dangerous thing also, for the opposite extreme is sought. A simple garment is repellant, and frills and furbelows only
will please. Other would-be reformers approach the girl from the physiological standpoint, trying to show her that a georgette blouse in winter and high-heel shoes will
shorten her years and deplete her_health m jaterjUfe. The average_high school girl is_
thinking little ot her middle life. She-cares very "little about "the position of her spinal
column or whether hei blood circulates properly or not. She is interested in "today"
and wishes to get as much pleasure out of it as she can, and to be a: good looking as
possible while she is doing it.
The State College for Women in Texas has done a wonderful work for the high
school girls of the state on this subject, and the approach is made from an art standpoint.
A person who is artistically dressed is consistently dressed. Whether the activity be
work or play, the appropriate garment is the one chosen by the person with good taste.
Beauty resulting from the choice of good and not cheap, camouflaged materials
and the possibilities of line and color in costume arc stressed. The girls are taught to
understand their own types so that they know how to select bccoimng��ciothes consistent
with the individual, and not just with a woman. This knowledge conserves time, money
��md nerve strain when a new costume is to be selected.
How many adults deplete the family purse by buying clothes which prJve to be unbe
coming and unused because they do not understand the simple language of line, contrast
and color in clothes!   We so often hear the expression, "The lines of this dress are not
right for me," and this is usually lealized only after the dress has been worn.
Naturehas not been equally, kind to all, but her oversights may often be di-��uised
by a cleverly constructed garment. A girl who is too large for her height should"avoid
all lines in her costume which will create a horizontal eye movement or cut her costum-
into parts. Wide belts and collars, decorative jsleeves and short tunia skirts she will
have to deny herself. Simple designs producing the impression of one piece to the dress
and soft materials moderately draped into long, gliding lines will seemingly reduce her
flesh" nnd add many inches to her height.
from the center
it should be broken by a belt with enough interest in" it To ove~rco'ms7he kng'thiproduj
ing vertical lines of the plaits. Deep hems, tucks and pockets tend to produce width
as do sashes end wide hats. - *���
So many girls follow the prevailing fad in the way thcy comb their hair, whelh-r it
is becoming or not. and otten spoil a charming face by their ignorance of thc possibility
of line! "' ' : *
A girl's"hair is a frame for her face and a* faces vary from the delicate miniature
types to the strenuous athletic, so should the manner of dressing the hair accord with
the face instead of the extreme style of the day.
A round-faced girl may make a full moon of herself by combine her hair tr w ������
her forehead and out at the sides, assisted by.a round colla/emphariring th'Thai]' cTrcJe
of her chin. . - ,
The pointed-faced girl can afford to lose some of her forehead and happily use the
width thru her ears, being careful not to repeat a point in her collar or the open'nar of
her blouse. . i s    ��
After a girl has conndeiedI herself individually as ,elated to'her clothes, has been
thcwn thru made-up garments the beauty of those that are simple and well planned, and
front
The slender girl may appear larger by kcepin- the interest away fr
of her dress and putting it far out on thc shoulders.     If a plaited dr
has had an opportunity to develop her judgment about the
nets of clothes in life by as complete a course in costume'.design as she~ha's7n"h?sto"rV
or geometry, we believe that the future American girl will want to go to schoo" dre'sed
for a senou, undertaking, and not for a party. When those girls and bovs who are
ieaders.in school, and who could afford ornate and frivolous clothes lake a .tarn? ���A
choose simple, refined garments,, then the schoolgirl's problem of "^ wii* become 1
thing  of  the  past. , ��
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Symbolizing Role of British Sea
Services in War Were Five
Miles of Craft.
London. ��� The important role
played by the Britisii sea service
during lhc great war was commemorated by a naval pageant on thc
Thames, the day marking tlic fifth
auuivcr.-iary of lhc historic mobilization of the Uritish fleet. Plans for
tlie event, while giving recognition
to the allied and as.<t>ci.itcd. powers
laid stress on the fact that this was
a purely Uritish occasion and the
Union Jack and the banners    of    St.
Gf
St.
St.  Andrew and
St. David predominated iu decorations along the riverside. Tower
Bridge was the point selected for the
start of the  live-mile procession.
On account of thc fact that thc
space beneath the Thames bridges is
somewhat limited it was impossible
to include thc large vessels in thc
pageant, but the procession lost
nothing of interest on, account of
this. King George's royal barge was
in service'. It was built more than
200 years ago for Queen Mary by
King ''William and was richly ornamented  with  crimson  and  gold.
In planning the celebration, efforts
were made to symbolize the development of. Great Britain's naval -power
and typify the connection between
the navy and  the mercantile marine.
The procession, which was marshalled at thc Tower Bridge at 4 p.m..
spread o>.<t five miles and when the
head of tltc line reached Chelsea, and.
as it turned with the tide the 'tail of
thc procession was just leaving the
startipg point.- As it moved along
the Thames thc huge bank holiday
crowds which lined the-embankments
swarmed on the.-bridges and-perched
upon railings and roofs of houses
and in trees on both sides of thc
river gave thc pageant a tumultuous
. greeting.
The progress of King George" in
the foyal barge was marked by particular attention. His -journey up
the river  was greeted  vvilh progrcs-
"\>  sivc roars of cheers on  both  banks,
*t" - . ��� ..-.'" -      .
"-.the .noise culminating in" an explosion
of-applause" as .the barge    shot', into.
������ ths'Ca'dogan. pier, af Chelsea, opposite
. Batlcrsen Park, where the King' dis-
, "embarked- and was received   by   "the
admiralty and civic officials'. '"
..    After King George landed-he took
the salutes, .of    the    passing   "boats,
���while    standing    under    a    gorgeous
Plying- In Winter Weather
No Minimum
Price For Wheat
James Stewart is President of Wheat
Purchasing Board of Ten to
Twelve Members.
V
Ottawa. ��� Sir George Foster, minister of trade and commerce, officially announces thc appointment of
James Stewart, of Winnipeg, former-i the Scheme.
Belgium Demands Redress
Brussels, Belgium. ��� The Antwerp
branch of the committee of the Belgian National Party has telegraphed
to ,Mr. Clemenceau that the people
of Antwerp anxiously await the rectification of the century-old wrongs
committed against the Belgian people   by   the   restricted navigation of
Aviators  Say Extreme Cold  Can Bs
Combatted    for    Commercial
Traffic in Winter.
Winnipeg. ��� "Flying, in Manitoba
in winter time is possible and probable," said Captain A. L. Cuff, late of
the Royal Air Force. "The extreme
cold can bc easily overcome by electrically heated apparatus aud clothing. The electric heating is exceptionally economical for thc airmen as it
is derived from a small electric engine; driven by air screws. The whole
apparatus   weighs  only  five   pounds.''
Capt. G. A. Thompson, of Guelph,
Olit., and kite of the R.A.F., also told'
of his experiences of winter flying in
France. "Without electrically-heated
clothes or any of thc latest inventions
lhat not only make winter-flying possible, but also enjoyable, I havc flown
until my engine radiators have ' become frozen from the intense cold,"
hc said. "Of course," hc added, "with
the anti-freczc preparations now obtainable this difficulty has been overcome."
Captain Cuff and Captain Thompson arc at present in the city for the
purpose of organizing and promoting
a company for tlic purpose of commercial navigation by airplane. .���
^The Brave EditoV.
���Message's had comc to thc office
of a great illustrated paper that -Zeppelins were approaching London.
Thc editor at once summoned his
staff of photographers.
"Now, boys, we've got to havc a
picture of this Zepp. We wcrc badly
beaten oh the last. The moment it
approaches I want, every man to rush
to the roof ..with his camera and stay
there, whatevcr'happens, until.hc gets
a picture. Let me know directly you
get it. You'll find me under the heap
of coal bags in the right-hand corner
of the lower cellar!"
ly head of the wheat purchasing commission,-to the position of president
of the new board which has been
created for the purpose of liandling
the Canadian wheat crop. The minister states that the board will comprise ten or twelve members, several
of whom wiil constitute themselves
as an executive committee. The full
quota has not yet been made up.
Sir George Foster states that there
is an apparent misunderstanding of
the board of the proposal which has
been agreed upon for thc handling
of the crop. "It is being represented," he declared, "that the government is fixing a niininium price for
wheat. Such is not the case. What
thc government proposes is to pay
thc farmer a set price as the initial
installment on his wheat. It will then
relieve him of thc responsibility of
marketing, etc/. When the grain is
sold on the markets of the world, the
farmer will secure the difference between what hc got and what it
brought, minus transportation and
other charges."
*
Warts arc disfigurements that" disappear when treated with Halloway's
Corn Cure.
Under Bolsheviki Regime.
Omsk.
Petrograd's    population
which was .more, titan" "��� 2,000,000 in
1912, has decreased.under Bolshcviki
rule to 180,0,000,-' according'"to documents and newspapers' taken ' from
Bolshevik prisoners here. Moscow's
population vvas shown to have diminished by -10 per'cent. -
-Dr.
head
Harvey W. Wiley, a recognized
on* proper food diet,   says  .the
royal banner prepared by the.League'use of white flour instead of-thc war
of Arts.    The bridges," 'the embank-) mixture' is a step backward so'far as
incurs, and the houses- along lhc.
stream were ablaze-wilh festal colors.
Evcn';thc wharves-were lavishly de--
"coratcd, niles .being .painted variously orange, .green, ��� red, .white, and
.blue; making a vivid' . contrast' with
the muddy waters of the river. Numerous bands along" thc shore made
music a.s theprpcession passed, inter-
��� spcrsing the national airs with such
wartime-favorites as "Tipperary"-"and
''The Long, Long Trail;", while-choruses "stationed here -and there 'sang
"rollickingTsca chants." .
���-. The. procession was.,a brilliant-one
as "a-.-whole,   being commented'-upon.
'by many witnesses, of .this and. other
similar celebrations 'as' probably surpassing in "beauty and* variety,1 ,of ef-
.fects. any- marine pageant of modern"
"'times.- ."-"-' '. -.'��� '���"    ���'.."���-_ X-r-''...    '.'������
the public- health is'concerned.
Tf Miller's Worm Powders needed
the-'support-- of testimonials" .thcy-
could be -got "by the. thousands" from
mothers' who know the ��� great- virtue
of this excellent medicine.'1 But' the
powders, will speak ' for ' themselves
and in such a way that there can be
no-question of them. They act" speedily and .thoroughly
whom-  thcy    arc
sliow   improvement    from . thc   "first
dose.  '.-        '   -      '-'      - - '-' '      '-'-.'
-hi.   j nt; -cl\.,i  ^ijceu-
y,""and iic child "to
administered"- will
Hindenburg May, Assume, Leadership.
., ��� Berlin;'.' ��� -���.. '��� Marshal.' ..'I.Ii'ndchb'urg
plans to ^assume leadership oLa.-.new
- national pc.ople's-.party,-,to':bc .extremely conservative'in charactcY,1 if" vvas
. reported here:1- ;������;-'. ': .-"'.- ���/-.' .. .7 "���
The" stale' tribunal appointed to investigate "responsibility, -for . the 'war
and.try thosefguilly-is'cxpcc.tcd to
present .its. preliminary-" reports soon
before'.the national "assembly! at U'ci-
'mar.","-.: ������'-'������. _ ', ��� . - ','-��� ��� '"'..','..'
'Socialization     -.of '. electric- .power
"" plants -was   bcing"..pro'posed .iii  labor
.'"circles."  '. ;". '    -" '- --���    "v: -,"".
;.-..Road. Improvements.1 :i.n-Western/,:
���--. . ��� ,.,'Canada.""-���. -'-".<,.-'-Vi. ;
-The question-of roads,'is:one that
.is- receiving.'considerable attention at
the"present lime. Although,"lhc roads
arc.generally' very; good, thcy are'nqt
of .a"permanent nature. Millions-- of
dollars are lobe spent by.'lhe'various
governments-ori the improvcments.of
the.highways during,,'the ,'.'ncxt-,."-.fcvv
years-.- The -/Dominion- 'government,
has'-.jtist" made a -|;;a"n't' of--.$80,000-, to
each of t'lie'.prbvin.ccs ; for "road improve ni cuts as an initial amount1," and'
subsequent' "payment's - will be made
on. the' basis'.of :popula'iiouV-:wlii!c- the-
.Rro'yinciaJ governments - will be".-making considerable' expenditures for.iin"-"
prov'e'i.ueiits'- on .'their.owiv.account:' --
Trying To Shift The Blame
Xl..~
Arrogant   Claim  That  Allied   Statesmen Plotted the  War.
Copenhagen. ��� The former Prince
Henry of Prussia, iu a letter to King
George, published by the Hamburger
Nach'rithtcn, says thc truth about the
war may be had from the allied
statesmen, and he suggests that if.
the.former German emperor is'placcd
on trial the statesmen also appear.
The-letter asks King George, "In
the name of justice and his own interests;" to desist, in demanding the
extradition aud trial of thc former
emperor of Germany. The letter
which is signed "your humble cousin,
Henry," charges that England plotted   Germany's  commercial   downfall.
If thc allies want thc truth, lhc
former prince says, the leading
statesmen of Great Britain and her
allies should also be brought before
thc tribunal, "as primarily and urgently suspected of guilt in the
world war."
The letter continues:"''"Germany
aud her brave people have been hit
severely but ihey arc not yet dead..
The German spirit vvhich now seems
dead still lives ��� and will one - day
awaken to full consciousness of thc
disgrace and shame which have been
inflicted and will one" day .demand a
reckoning."    ".'-.'
The letter charges that it was solely the. Bntish government which .for
ycars prepared - the world war, "in
order to. eliminate Germany, as1 a
troublesome competitor ' from the
.world's markets; '���.
Prince Henry continues: - "Let .mc
only remind your, majesty of-your
���meetings-'with M. Sasozonoff (then
Russian minister of-foreign affairs)
iu "September;' 1912, at Balmoral,, and
'the.utterances of your majesty oh
tliat occasion which-leave-no doubt
of-" the fate planned for the. German
war and merchant navy.".  '
"Germany was;. overcome, Prince
Henry declares, not by the arms of
the entente,-but.by - a' silver bullet
which, lodged in thc .back of the
German people.'. The-lattcr refers to
the hunger" blockade. "which -failed
as little' in ��� effect upon .Uie. German
people-.- as=- did. former -Britislrnicas-"
tires against" the .women- and children
of the" Boers."'!      -    .".    -    -'-.',' ".
- When Dictation Ends'.'
When' a  man';marries" his
graphciy" ;that .-is.- :where -' he
dictation.'   --., '-X ..'��� --'.���'-   - ���'-.-
stcn.o-.
.stops
Common ownership, thcy declare,
only means dissensions. Belgium demands direct access by a channel
over which shc possesses exclusive
sovereignty and also redress for .the
crime of 1839. The telegram adds:
The linking up of the port of Antwerp with the Wharves at Liege, Na-
mur, and Charlcroi necessitates the
possession of thc Mciisc in thc
Macstricht enclave.
I"M.*"M.>I"I-I>'��"��.>l"1^.|��l��l��l><l<>l<'l��l^.i|'4>i��
With the Fingers!     j
Says Corns Lift Out'{
Without Any Pain i
i *
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Sore corns; hard corns, soft corns
or any kincf of a corn can shortly be
lifted right out ^vith llic'nngcrs if
you will apply directly upon the corn
a few drops of frcezone, says a Cincinnati authority.
It is claimed that at small cost one
can get a quarter of an ounce of
frcezone at any drug store, winch is
sufficient lo rid one's feet of every
corn or callus without pain or soreness or-thc danger of infection.
This ncw drug is an ether compound, and while sticky, dries the
monicnt it is applied and docs not
inflame or even irritate thc surrounding tissue. "\
This announcement will interest
mawy women here, for it is said that
the present liigh-hccl footwear is
putting corns on practically every
woman's feet.
History of Prohibition.
Chicago. ��� The history of the prohibition movement in the United
States will bc reviewed at the fiftieth
anniversary of the founding of the
Pfftdiibilion Party, to be observed
here September 1 and 2. This -will
take place at a banquet on the first,
and thc next evening a big mass
meeting will be addressed by leaders
of the 'party.
Minard's Liniment Cures Colds, Etc.
A Quorum.
Peck: "But my dear, I thought'wc
had planned to go to the theatre this
evening?" p ,t;
Mrs. Peck: "Yes, I; know, but I
havc  changed  oiir mind."      ���        - '���
THE CAUSE OF SICKNESS
Wireless Telephony
In Night flying
Test  Carried  Out During   a   Recent
Night Flight from Kenley to
Paris. -*���*'
London, England. ��� Thc extraordinary value of wireless telephony
for directional purposes in connection with aircraft has been emphasized recently in its relation to night
flying. It often happens that in daylight inter-communication between
planes, or between wireless stations
and aircraft is unnecessary, but in
flying across country at night the use
of the wireless phone will become
more and more efficacious.
Some details arjj now available of
a test carried out during a recent
night flight from Kcnlcy to Paris.
This in no way constitutes a record,
but is nevertheless interesting as indicating what is being done as a
matter of routine, Wireless telephony
has now heen definitely adopted as
a mcans of ground to air communication and vice versa, on the London-Pat is route, and thc test in
question vvas made with one of tire
first machines on this service fitted
for the purpose'
Communication was opened as soon
as thc Ilandley Page had obtained
height and, aftcr spcakit.g lo the
giound station, thc receiver vvas
turned in and speech was v:ry clearly heard from Kcnlcy. Thc officer
conducting the test emphasizes in
his report, speech, quality," and
strength, and states that hc easily
recognized the voice as that of an
officer known lo him. To a distance
of about 35 miles the strength of
signals vvas so great that speech from
the machine could be clearly heard
at Kcnlcy vvitli the receiver laid upon
tlie table. At 50 miles it was still
distinct and constant and was heard
until thc "aeroplane -was crossing, the.
channel and was in touch with Marquise, the first ground station on' the
French sidc.
On the return journey conversation
between thc machine and Marquise"
was again picked up at Kcnlcy, and
thc latter station itself was in communication with thc machine 30 minutes before it landed;  *
One of thc recent developments in
this connection is the production of
an aeroplane set which can bc cbn-
vcrlcd""within a few moments for
transmission of cither voice or Morse
Far East As Field
For Canadian Trade
Offers Many Opportunities,   Not   In
Any Particular Thing, But
Generally,
Vancouver, B. C. ��� China and Japan present a big field for Canadian
trade, declared Sir Edmund Walker,
president of the Canadian Bank of
Commerce, on his arrival here, after
an extended tour in thc Orient in
company with Mr. Logan, San Francisco, chief of the foreign exchange
department of the bank, and Mr.
Holt, Vancouver, manager. _ During
the tour, they madc an exhaustive
examination of commercial conditions and prospects.
"The whole East offers very many
opportunities for Canadian trade; not
in any one particular thing, but generally," said Sir Edmund. "There is
one important point that I must emphasize, however, and that is that
there is no trade to bc obtained without a systematic campaign being- instituted lo capture it. It needs a fight
to capture thc citadel of thc East, but
it is well worth  taking."
Minard's Liniment Cures Diphtheria.
Coming Flight From
Britain To Austrailia
Official Rules for Prize Offered by the
Australian Government.
London, England. ��� The Royal
Aero Club has issued the official rules
for the ��10,000 prize offered by thc
Australian Government for a flight
from Great Britain lo Australia. The
flight-must bc accomplished in an
aeroplane or seaplane in 720 consecutive hours, and must havc been
completed"by midnight on December
31, 1920. Thc complete aircraft and
all its component parts must havc
been entirely constructed within the
Britisii Empire, and thc start must
bc madc from cither Hounslow Acro-
d/omc or Calshot seaplane station*.
'The rules differ from those forecasted, in thc decision lhat there shall be
only one control, at Singapore, where
all competing craft must alight for
purposes of identification. The following entry for the prize has been
received: Bert Hinckler, Sopwith
Dove bi-planc, 80 horsepower Le
Rhone engine.
signals.
/
Pride In The Dominion
Almost Always Due   to   Weak,   Im-
- p'overished Blood.
Apart from accident or illness due
to infection,"" almost all ill-health
arises from one or two reasons. The
great mistake'that people make is in
not realizing that both-'of these have i the strongest, fact brought home
ihe same^tauscat thc root of thiyji,
namely, poor "and-, improper blood.
Either, bloodlessncss'or some trouble
of the nerves will be.'found to be the
reason" for almost every -ailment. If
you arc pale, ��� suffer- from' headaches,
or bfeathlossn'css, with palpitation of
the heart, poor appetite and weak'digestion,- the cause is almost always
bloodlessness. If you havc nervous
headaches," neuralgia,- sciatica, and
other nerve pains, .the cause is run
down, exhausted.' nerves." But .run
down nerves arc also a result of poor
blood, so,, that the two-chief causes
of illness are one.and thc same.
This accounts for the" great number ,of people,, once in indifferent
health, p.ale, nervous and dyspeptic,
who have been made well and hcar-tv
by Dr, Williams' Pink Pills; .for'no
other medicine "ever discovered-is. so
valuable for increasing llic supply of
rich red blood and giving.strength to-
worn biit nerves. Men ancT ..women
alike greatly .benefit froni a course of
thcspleiidid blood builder and.nerve
tonic.-- .'.'".   - -    - '.   -   ".-.''   -   -"'
'If your dealer "docs not keep these
pills'you .can get them by.mail at. 50
cents a box .o.r -six boxes-for $2.50
from :'Thc- D.r. Williams' Medicine
Co.,. Brockviile, Ont.  ..' ���   - '
Catarrhal Deafness Caniior Be Cured
by -lo'cnl - applications "as. tlicy cannot reach
llie-diseased;, portion of the ear, .There is
only one way to cure Catarrhal.Deafness,- and
that ib l>v'a constitutional remedy.' 1JALL'S
CATARRH' MEDICINE acts tlyouffli the
Wood on the Mucous Surfaces'_bf the System..", Catarrhal Deafness-, a caused by an
inflamed .condition -of. the--"mucous., lining of
thcKuslachian .Tube! -When -this tube'ia inflamed* you have ' a lumbliiifr sound- or imperfect    -hearing, "and   .when  - it , is-entirely
closed,- Deafness, is' the result. ���"Unless the ih-   ii -.-._���    L'.i    .   i   -
flainii'iation  can he-reduced aiidthis   !ube-:re-!. I0.:"!'V"1- -
Strange Flowers In France
Seeds
Have-~ Survived Time When
��� Flower; Was ,Common.".';.-.
,; Strange flowers, strange-at. least to
the "present -generation- -of fanners,
are growing- in' the -fields of; France,
and. in- sonic, places the."- "oldest, inhabit a'nt'-'.'jof llic. village .looks'"at the
.appeared 'en  ' the
. _.'\. M.i/spuri fanner says' if .'a- soy
bean.or .two is-dropped intoVench-.h'iH
of .potatoes--when., l/iey are 'plaitted
the potato, bug will not/bother,ihefn.
is a notorious knocker
pf ill-health! TryIt,
It contains the ^iiall
mineral elements and
all the hijrtriment pf>
wheat "and barley? ;
stored   to   ils  noiinai ��� condition,, hearing may
.be, destroyed   for. ever. '��� Many: cases- of. Deafness arc. caused  by   Catarrh,,.which   is- an.,in-
flan:rd .co'nditioii-'ol   the   Mucous. Surfaces.'
'-  O.V1". JIC.VDRlilJ  DOI.1;aRS lor'any'caw,
ol   ("aiairiial   De;/fness . "that' cannot   he-cured
by-1. HALL'S. 'CATARRH   MEDICI NIC v ���-.-     '��
. All   l.'rucsri-ts 75c.'.,'Circulars free."
���>l-yj. Cheney  & Co.1, ;'J."oledt>, "Ohio.-"
.surface 'of ,fhc.' hatllc-'scarred earth
and iis1 quite:un'ablc: ..to."."name -it. . The
"ph'oiioiiU'hbii -naturally, interests: bo-
tanists, who. -explain  it,.by.the b'ij.ii-f
j that   seeds'- which    havc    been" .Ions
buried and-dormant have been awak-
_,. .      ���-,--.       ��r ���        ,   .-      -cited tb":jrro\v'th -by the" turning up'of
Sheep.-Shearing Nears:Completion..'(���,, ,i-'i: --.   -"-���    ���<      -   T-'-
-. ���. -..-*  ,.;---   . -        -    - -:        .'���-     llic,earth-by-war missiles.;. ror   es>
Sir   G.   Perley   On    What    Canada
Accomplished During the War.
Ottawa. ��� Sir George Perley,
High Commissioner for Canada
London, England, has returned to
the capital aftcr an absence of several years. In the course of some
remarks to an interviewer, Sir George
Perley said that to his mind "perhaps
to
us all bi* thc war-is thc strength and
influence of thc English-speaking
peoples when thcy work ancl pull together. Wc all hope for the success
of thc League of Nations, but I believe thc first essential to thc peace
of thc world is the continued close
fiicndship now so happily established
between the United Stales and thc
Briiish Empire.
"Wc arc all proud of what Canada
has been able to do in the war. Wc
are proud of our fighting forces and
of the way our organization was carried through. No words can express"
our admiration for thc patience and
devotion of our women and thc way
in which our people backed up those
at th_c_ front. Thc_tcst camclo Canada unexpectedly and I doubt if
any of us realized how great her
strength really was' or .how fine au
effort could bc made by a country
with such a smali population. The
feelings uppermost iu our minds today should bc keen rejoicing lhat
victory is really with us aftcr our
bitter struggle, and grateful thankfulness that we have been able to do
our share honorably and enduring
pride in thc gallant deeds of our
brave troops which will bc an inspiration to all generations of Canadians."-
Women and Asthma.' Women arc
numbered among thc sufferers from
asthma by the countless thousands,
fn evcry climate they will be found,
helpless in the grip of this relentless
disease unless thcy havc ' availed
themselves of the proper remedy.
Dr. J. D. Kcllogg's Asthma Remedy
has brought new hope and lifc 'to
many such. Testimonials, 'Sent cntire-
m ly without' solicitation, show the
tremendous benefit it has wrought
among women everywhere.
Airplane Fell WitlTRussian Coin.
Berlin. ��� A special despatch lo thc
Lokal Anzciger from Rybnik, Upper
Silesia, says a large German airplane,
belonging lo a German airship works,
fell during a_ flight, killing seven of
its occupants, including thc pilot,
Bindcrciff.
The accident occurred1 near Ratibor. The airplane carried three million rubles in Ukrainian money and
a sack of Russian money.
The -despatch says the airplane
carried important docunlcnts belonging to the Ukrainian government.
Clear Your Scalp and
rAfter shaving and before bathing
touch dandruff or irritation, if any,
with Cuticura Ointment. Wash all
offwith Cuticura Soap andhotwater,
using plenty of Soap best applied
with the hands. One Soap for all
uses, shaving, shampooing, bathing.
Finally dust shaven parts with Cuticura Talcum. The Soap, Ointment
and Talcum sold everywhere.
QUEEN'S'
DNIVBRSITI
KINGSTON,
O.VTA.BIO
ARTS
Part of the Arts course may be covered by
correspondence.
MEDICINE EDUCATION
APPLIED SCIENCE
Mining,  Chemical, Civil,
Meohanical  and  Eleotrioal
Engineering
SUMMER SCK0DL-     HAVIBATI0N SCHOOL
July and August. December to April
^G GEO. Y. CHOWN, Reclstrtr.
Callings Followed By
Returned Soldiers
Agriculture Makes a Net Gain of
15,553 Men.
Ottawa. ��� Up to the present 273,-
444 .mcijnbcrs of thc Canadian army
havc completed thc demobilization
questionnaires which wcrc issued by
thc Department of Soldiers Civil Rc-
cslablishment. Of this number 87,771
expressed their wish to engage in
stock-raising or agriculture. Of these,
20,269 arc leaving other occupations
lo take up agriculture.' As 4,716 men
recently engaged in farming, havc expressed thc d.esire to take up other
lines of activity, agriculture makes a
net gain of 15,553 men. Accessions
to'professional and general occupations numbei" 20,409, there being, on ���
the other hand, 12,708 men who desire to leave these occupations. It
is interesting to.note that one out of
cvery five soldiers is anxious to
change his method of- earning his
living on gelling out of.khaki.
Record Price for ^Farm Land.
A record pric�� of $150 au acre for
a quarter-section of farming/ land in
Alberta was paid by a settler from
Wyoming for a farm near Coaldale
in thc A. R. and I. block of irrigated
lands, "says-a~rep6rt"frdm lhc Winnipeg office of the Department of Immigration and Colonization.
Cures Catarrh, Bronchitis,
Without Any Drugs
j       ���
If you suffer from a cold, sneezing
"or catarrh���don't usc a snuff���usc a
sensible treatment like Catarrhozone.
It heals and soothes, brings relief at
once, cures thoroughly. In bronchitis
and throat trouble no doctor can do
better than prescribe. Catarrhozone.
Try it���see what wonders it w'orks���
what power it -.possesses. Different
from the old way���you inhale Catarrhozone. Get the dollar outfit which
includes thc inhaler and is gtiaram
teed. Smaller size 50c, sample size,
25c, at all dealers.
Sheep' shearing .throughout:'Alberta
is. now practically completed. One of
thc busiest "places-, in '.the. ���.'.province
during.'-lhc -last'-.thrcc'tveeks .has been".
AIderson,-^Iberia, where" about- 65.00.0
sheep; owned-, by .several-different
fanners, and ranchers, have Just been
sheared.' There-were thirtv men cn-
aaiple,; seeds ;pf ��� corn" -and wheat
which failed-to 'germinate in Egypt
thousands of^ years" ago ."have, y "when
planted, in" England,, behaved' normally, in the p'reseut-ccn'tury. -Therefore
it is quite possible that the "oldest
inhabi.tant"'.in'EranccMnay be puzzled
Ito recognize'a fiow.er that was.famil-
ascd fa the jvork ol   shearing, and ^ Gjio.jgIl [& rc,no{e ^y^ j-,;^;.
tants/.'-and the. seeds of which   havc
the- flo.wer
Grain Wasted in Threshing.  '
Necessity   for   practical   education
of    tlircshcrmcti    was    brought    out
strikingly    by    results   in   Minnesota
; las-t ycar recording the normal  waste
i of grain iu  threshing. Comprehensive
j tests whicli included lhc work of the
more, ^ than   6,500   machines'  in    the
Gopher State, showed that the average avoidable loss in threshing -wheat
was 4.<3,bushels a day, worth approximately   $9.64;    while   the   avoidable
loss in threshing oats was 9.1 bushels"
daily, worth then $5.46.   Some of the
separators   wasted   as   much    as  50
bushels wheat a day^  worth,   on*  the
basis   of   tho   October market, $103.
Twcntv-fivc pcr cent, of all the machines   tested   in   Minnesota   showed
On thc day a. man discovers that
hc is a fool hc begins to acquire
wisdom.*
Manslaughter In Second Degree
Cutting corns with a razor is dangerous and useless. Thc only remedy is
Putnam's Corn Extractor, which removes corns and warts in one day.
Because painless and safe, use <only
"Putnam's," 25c. per bottle at all
dealers.
Turks Terrorize Greeks.
Saloniki. ��� Bands of Turks armed
with rifles of_thc_Turkis_h_ model, arc.
terrorizing the Greek population
along thc south shore of the Black
Sea and pillaging, their properly, according to despatches received here
by the Athens News Agency. A
Greek-attorney named Hcrmidts was
reported to havc been assassinated at
Kerassonde and a Greek woman was
killed at Santa Trcbizondc. A monk
is said to have been' forced to pay a
heavy ransom for his release. As a
result of lhe terrorizing Greek farmers abandoned their fields.
an average of 1,400-sheep a day, were
relieved of their wool.���-, Several, other
men .were: .engaged-.in - -gprading'.' and
packing': the" >vooI,. and ..altogether
the-period has-.been'one of great
activitv..        - ���.."   -' ��� i-.' ,"'.'    '
British' Supervision for- Esthonia.
' Coblenz. '��� -A -German' wireless
despatch :saj's .that,-according to Re-
val; newspapers, . -British supervision
over thatpart.of Eslland (Esthonia)
near the pfoyince of Petrojjrad. Las
been decided upotu The sytteaj of
supervision vnS be that followed in
Egypt, th.e despatch add*.
survived.-the tiinc' when
was common.���Christian' Science Monitor. '
Do not frattet
another day with
Itching;. Bleed.
lug, or Trotrnd.
Ing Piles. No
surgical operation required.
Dr. Chase's Ointment vrfU relieve ypo at oa��
aiid a* certainly cure jratt. 60c a fiox: all
dealers, cr Edjnanson, Bates & Co, LtaitedU
Torcmta. Saopla twz fese it yon mention thi*
i��j>��isai��E��ai?w2o.��UsiptoJP��ypost��g��.
W.       N,       0-       127*
an avoidable loss, due to machines
being ���. out of repair or improperly
adjusted, of 15 bushels a day.
Harvest Help Situation.
Regina. ��� T. M. Molloy is author
ity for the statement that 1,500 farm
laborers are needed in Saskatchewan.
Three hundred are wantecFin Regina,
and 300 at Moose Jaw. About 75 men
a day arc being placed by tbe government Employment bureau.
France Holds Feast of Gratitude.
Paris. ��� A "feast of national gratitude"- was held throughout France
and in thc icconslructcd provinces of
Alsace"and Lorraine.
In the presence of great crowds,
messages" from President Poincare,
Premier Clemenceau and Marshal
Foch were read. Thc exercises were
of a religious character. In numerous
cities school children visited the
cemeteries to place wrcatjis on the
graves of the soldiers of France and
her allies who had lost their lives in
thc war, and everywhere homage
was paid to the men who had fought
to save the nation. '    -
General Pershing's Return.
Paris. ��� General Pershing was ac-.
corded an enthusiastic ovation at the
close of a review of American troops
in thc Bois de Vinccuncs. Before thc
review General Pershing said, in an
interview," that he would not return
to the United States before the" first
week in September. The American
army would bc completely demobilized by Sept. 30, he added, except the
^detachments, not exceeding" 6,000 to
7,000 men, in thc army of occupation.
The American headquarters would
probably be established at Coblenz,
he said.
Thc quickest way for a woman to
get rid of her ideal is to marry him.
Rolling .Stock-in Canada.
The locomotives on Canadian railways in 1918 were-5,756 in number;
cars in passenger service, 6.376; cars
in freight service, 209,243;- cars in
companies' service, 18,890, as shown
in statistics compiled by the Department of Railways and Canals.
A Blank���As Usual.
Teacher:    "Now, children, I  want
Vou to make a drawing of what you
���wbuld like lo be when you are grown
_ .  lup."
When * man does iu# work well! Littic Ghli "Please, I want to be
lie has no time to find fault witb the] married,, but J don't know hour to
voik of bis nciglibar. jjdraw it." ^ify^a
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This new polish is .a
great boon to the housewife. It entirely cleans
dirt.and tarnish, or shiins
from gold and silver, yet
it will not scratch or mar
thc finish in any way. ,
Ideal Silver Polish is
unlike any other preparation. Ideal contains no
minerals, acids or poisons
���it "is purely vegetable p
and  perfectly harmless.        ^
Try Ideal at once. Ask 0,
your dealer or write us if , 0
he can't supply you. 4
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Hamilton
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Effect Of Tariff
Changes On Fruit
The Fruit Commissioner's Branch
of thc Department of Agriculture has
made a statement" to the effect that
apples arc not affected by thc recent
tariff changes. The only change in
fresh fruits is the removal of the war
tax. Fresh tomatoes and fresh vegetables arc same rales as formerly,
with the exception of thc removal of
the war lax. As lo potatoes, when
imported from a country which imposes a customs duly on- 'potatoes
grown in' Canada, the tariff is as follows^ Briiish preference 12% cents,
intermediate 20 cents, and general
tariff 20 'cents pcr bushel.
Studying Bircls on Johnston Lake.
Moose Jaw. ��� On thc island in the
middle of Johnston lake, thirty-five
miles southwest of thc city, thc Dominion government has a party of
photographers engaged in snapping
with movie 'cameras the wonderful
bird life of the -island. For some
ycars the" island has been out of
bounds to huntsmen and as a result
it has become the refuge of 'thousands'of birds of cvery kind and description. .,
Minard's Liniment Cures Distemper.
Their Worthy Capital.
' Paris. ��� Premier Clemenceau has
cited the city of Paris in army, orders
as follows: "The city of Paris, a capital magnificently worthy of France,
animated 'by patriotic faith which
never, faltered, "bore"" with "firm and
emiling courage frequent bombardments by aircraft and long range
guns from 1914 to 1918, ! and has
added deathless - chapters to^ her
glory."
Greatest Nation In World.
. Major Gordon (Ralph Connor)
says: "Great Britain is the greatest
country in the world. No one knows
all the British people havc done for
the winning of thc war. It will not
be known for the next hundred ycars
what the British people havc done for
years. No one will know it all, because the beggars will not say much,
thcy keep tlicir mouths shut."
-   Every timc "adman's neighbors kick"
it makes him sore.
SEE | TIHSr
GOVERNS GUARANTEE
OF PURITY
IT'S OK
At least twice a week, economical
��nd wise housekeepers senre "Clark's"
Pork and Beans either with Tomato,
.CHE or Plain Sauce. >
W.OARK, LiMITED; MONTREAL
Manufacturers of Clark's Pork aad
Be?ns and other good things.
Livestock Prices
Are Normal
Cattle Purchase By Manitoba Government Is Now Delayed,
"Winnipeg. ��� As the ncsult of information received by Hon. Valentine Winkler, provincial, minister���'. of
agriculture,.purchase of cattle by thc
government, from the farmers of Alberta will be considerably delayed.
A wire received from, one of the
provincial agents at Calgary stated
that at the present time the cattle
market was normal and lhat prices
were being well maintained. The
message continued, by saying that thc
farmers of Alberta were counting
considerably on the government hay
scheme and that many of them were
holding on to their; slock in the hope
that thcy1 would bc able to carry thcm
through the Winter as a result of the
government's assistance. ^
It is conservatively estimated, however, that/^eventy-five pcr cent, of
the'stock south of thc Red Deer river
will have to be sold, the telegram
adds. It i.s not expected, however,
that the farmers will commence to
sell for at least a month.
Mexicans Seize Property.
El Paso. ��� Forty-five hundred
acres of farming and limber lands
valued at $112,500 (gold) belonging
to Canadian and United States companies, havc been ordered condemned
and taken .over by the state government of Cliiliualuia under-article 27
of the main constitution. John C.
Hayes,,general manager of the Babi-
cora'Cattle company, was notified of
this action, as were thc Madera company officials.
Small but Potent.���Parmalcc's Vegetable-Pills are'small, but they are
effective in action. Their fine qualities as a corrector of stomach troubles, are known to thousands and they
are in. constant demand everywhere
by those who know what a safe and
simple remedy they are. They need
no introduction to those acquainted
with thcm, but lo thos"e who may not
know them thcy arc presented as thc
best preparation on the market for
disorders of thc stomach.
Bolsheviki Boulevard
One of Most Interesting -���Spots in
New York at Luncheon Hour.
Lower Fifth avenue from thc Waldorf lo lhc Flatiron building���is one
of the most-'interesting spots in Ncw
York at thc luncheon hour. Some
wag has named it Bolshcviki Boulevard. The sidewalks on both sides
of thc street are crowded wilh^young
foreigners who step out .of the sidc
streets from thc skirt and suit and
waist factories.
The consumption of cigarettes in
this" area during thc hour reaches thc
many thousands. , Old men, middle
aged and thc young smoke fearful
smelling cigarets. A hundred languages from Yiddish to Hindustani arc
spoken.
Thcy gather in little^ groups and
always there is an argument. Hands
wag wildly, and now and then coats
are removed and a free for all scrap
occurs.
"Weaving in and out of the crowds
in a steady promenade arc daik-faced
girls with healthy red checks"an<\jet
black Ifair who banter with the men,
and if a Imrdy gttrdy plays a popular
air, perhaps there will be an impromptu dance in thc middle of thc
street.
It is a milling, jostling crowd and
bewhiskcred men selling the Novy
Mir, thc. Jewish Morning Journal,
and other papcrs_in_forejgn_ langu^.
ages make a tidy sum. The foreigners like thc papers with the screaming headlines. A circulation managcr
once tried lo send a group of boys
among the crowd with a staid evening paper to see what would happen.
Not one copy was sold.    '
Snappy young men in checkered
suits and striped collars sometimes
start a dice game in a doorway.
Lookouts arc posted and.at a given
signal the game ends and they wander off nonchalantly���winking know-
ing!y-lo their brethren.
Every block has its strike. But despite thc labor tioublcs in thc Cloak
and Suit Belt, thc workers seem to
be prosperous. Many made as high
as $85 a week. And when it is co^i-
sidctcd that ihey have been in this
country only a few ycars and that
manv do not even speak the English
language, it is well nigh remarkable.
Mower Inventor Dies, Poor
Refused Royalty of $20 On Each Machine;   Lost ��30,000,000,     s<
Davis YV. Entiiken, who died at
his home in Kcnnctt Squaie, Pa, in
his nincty-iouith year, was thc inventor of the first mowing machine in
Successful use in this cotintr>^and,
in ������ fact, of the' first horse-driven
mower used in the world. It was
more than 65 ycars ago that Mr. En-
triken invQiited a harvesting machine,
and he "did his work so well that the
principles he utilized at tliat early
day arc still found on all the mowers
made since.
The mower attracted thc widest
interest, in all farm1 communities of
thc country, and Mr. Enliikcn, who
rarely spoke of the experience, stated
that arthe outset hc had been offered
a royalty���the equivalent of $20 for
each machine���which in the ensuing
quarter-of a century would have netted him at least $30,000,000. However, bn this point the. inventor never
complained; His only disappointment
lay in the fact that thc farmers for
.whom he had invented the mower
were obliged to pay more . for vthc
machines  than "he had  hoped.
Canada's Wheat Place.
In average yield in bushels, per acre
of wheat in the great wheat growing
countries' of the world, Canada is
fourth among eleven countries."-- The
United Kingdom is first with 31.9
bushels, Germany next with 31.8
bushels, Austria third with 20.2 bushels, and Canada fourth with 20.0
bushels pcr acre, according lo statistics compiled by thc Department of
the Interior.
Recalls a' Tragedy;.
Capture" of a Biitish convoy and
two guns by Afghans in the* Khybcr
region recalls thc terrible tragedies
connected with lhal district in 1841-2,
and which..culminated: in the extirpation of a British column;in Khybcr
pass, while retreating from Kabul, to
Jcllalabad, but one survivor coming
through.���Hamilton Spectator.
So many of us are anxious   to   do
away with vices���in our neighbors.
KEEP CHILDREN WELL
DURING HOT WEATHER
Every mother knows how fatal thc
hot summer months are to small
children. Cholera infantum, diarrhoea, dysentry, colic . and stomach
troubles are rife at this time and
often a precious little lifc is lost
aftcr only a few" hours illness. The
mother who keep's Baby's Own Tablets in the house feels safe. Thc occasional usc of the Tablets prevent
stomach and bowel troubles, or. if
trouble comes suddenly���as it generally docs���thc Tablets will bring the
baby safely through. They arc sold
by medicine dealers or by mail at
25 cents a box from -The Dr. Williams' Medicine Co., Brockviile, Ont.
Hurry Channel Tunnel.
Paiis. ���f Measures to expedite the
completion of a tunnel under the
English channel, connecting France
and England, wcrc presented to the
cabinet by Albert Claveille, minister
of public works;
Minardls    Liniment
in Cows.
Cures    Garget
Telegraph Statistics.
The number of land messages
handled by telegraph organizations
in Canada in the ycar ended June 30,
1917, was 11,817,517, as compared
with 10,S35,9j6_in 1916. Cablegrams
hu7nbcTcd~l,08'4,956. as compared with
1,134,905 in 1916. Employees in thc
service of telegraph organizations
numbered 7,100, of which 3,996 wcrc
male and 496 female operators. Other
officers and employees numbered
2,60S. Salaries and wages amounted
to $3,278,450, as compared with $2,-
898,230 in 1916. The aggregate .of
salaries and- wages in 1917 was equal
to 772 per cent, of opciating expenses ($4,243,950), as. compared wilh
68.9 in 1916, as stated in thc Canada
Ycar Book.
How You Can Tell
Genuine Aspirin
Only Tablets   Marked   With   "Bayer
Cross" Are Aspirin
If You Don't See the "Bayer Cross"
on the "Tablets. Refuse Them���
They Are Not Aspirin
��� To Mediate In Hungary. -
Paris. ��� The supreme council of
thc peace conference havc decided to
send an intcr-allied military mission
immediately to Budapest to make a
full investigation of, conditions there.
This followed a discussion of several
hours vof tlie changed conditions in
Hungary as a result of the entrance
of the Rumanian army lo the-Hungarian capital.
It was also decided to partly raise
tlic blockade of Hungary'so as to relieve thc food situation    and   enable i **h? ? Canadian  Company.        _ _
. ,.,. I    Genuine   Eaver Tablets of Aspirin
have been proved safe by millions for
There - is only
marked with  the
one Aspirin,    that
"Bayer Cross"���all
other tablets are only acid imitations.
Look for thc "Bayer Cross"! Then
it is rcal Aspirin, for which there is
no substitute.
A��;pintri<!'not German, but is madc
in Canada bv Canadian5:, and is oivn-
the new government to stabilize conditions]
The French delegation appears to
be greatly pleased by thc entry of
the Rumanians into Badapest The
FrencL press also voices its gratification. Thc council lias not been advised whether the Rumanians received its request to halt before it
actually entered Budapest.
\ ���	
A girl never thinks a young man's
heart is in the right place unless she
possesses it.
Pain, Headache, Neuralgia, Colds,
Rheumatism, Lumbago, Neuritis.
Handy tin boxes of 12 tablets���also
larger "Bayer'" packages���can be had
at any drug Ftore.
Aspirin is the trade mark, registered in Canada, of Bayer Manufacture
of Monoaceticacidcster o? Salicylic-
acid.
AH springs look alike to tbe boarding house chicken. .    - *
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Strengthen The
Farmer Hands!
f
Good Road.-: and Schools Are Among
the Essentials.
If .we do not insist upon thc best
sort of farm homes, and in every
way make it easy for those who pursue farming, to secure and maintain
thcm; if we do not encourage and
set up such' standards of farm lifc as
shall keep men and women happy in
their woik and surroundings, we will
find ourselves facing a disastrous
lack at the very source of our
strength, as well as our production.
To guard against such a contingency we must make good roads, better schools and niorc active churches
our first consideration. There can be
no satisfactory'farm life where transportation and social intercourse arp
impeded by mud ahd ruts. Everyone
knows how many farmers have moved to town in order to give th.ci.r
children decent school , advantages.
And no student of thc last dozen
ycars can have failed fo recognize the
weakness of.the rural church as a
moral and cultural influence in thc
community.
These arc the, three main issues, to
be met. Anyone who flunks ��� thcy
solely concern the farm is blind: to
the major problems of world progress The food crops wc raise on
our farms during the next ten ycars
will largely determine the physical
���welfare of half the people on earth.
The 'kind of homes wc encourage and
make possible on these: farms- will
virtually influence- our whole citizenship.
.It is no longer a'matter of urging
a-movement back to. the farm. That,
of course, is necessary. But perhaps
the best and surest way of encouraging such a trend is lo get back of
the farm witli all our sense and resources and make it the most attiac-
tivc'as it is lhc valuable asset.- wc
havc.���Philadelphia  North American.
Pays Tribute To Haig:
Brotherly Feeling Manifested At The
���'   Front In France
London.���Marshal Foch paid a remarkable tribute to Field-Marshal
Haig during the course of his addrcs
aft<cj" the freedom pf the city of London had been bestowed on him. lhc
generalissimo sajd:
"He spared more than any otl'Cr
tlie lives of his men. What interviews wc had during those last six
months! He from thc north and I
from the south, despite jjreat distances and fatigue, sought each other
like two big brothers in order to live
in closest intimacy and ensure by absolute community of ideas thc monj
and more rapid march of our armies.
We had to do so to fojc.fi events, .
"On that November 9 1 sent Field-
Marshal Haig the following telegram,
feeling certain I should bc loyally followed by him and his armies:   ������
"Thc disorganized enemy, owing
to the repeated attacks, is giving way
along the entire front. It is essential to maintain and accelerate our
operations. I call upon the energy
and initiative of the commanders-in-
chief and their armies in order to
secure ancl render decisive the results
obtained."
Marshal Foch concluded: "Let us
salute thc glorious dead who sleep in
France. Faithfully, piously and jealously wc shall guard them and keep
their memory alive, because to us
thcy are a testimony and a pledge.''
Torture Of Greeks Alleged
Sea
Turkish "Officials   Along  Black
Coast Are Accused.
Ncw York. ��� The American Committee for Relief in the' Near East
has madc public a letter fiom Dr.
George E. White, representative of
the committee, to Prof. J.--P. Xcnidcs,
secretary of thc Greek Relief Committee here, charging that Turkish
officials decimated thc Greek population of 250,000 along the Black Sea
coast, between Sinope and Ordu,
without bloodshed, but by "parboiling" tlic victims in Turkish baths'"
and turning thcm, half clad, into thc
snow in the Anatolian winter.
Thc worst of these crimes, thc letter says, wcrc committed in tlic winter of 1916 and 1917, when orders
were issued for thc deportation of
thc Greeks along the Black Sea
coast.' Under thc pretense of "sanitary" regulation, thc people, it is
said, were crowded into the steam
rooms of the baths in Chorum, and,
after being torlmed for hours, wcrc
turned out into snow almost knee
deep, without lodging or food, and
with their garments taken away.
In the Province of Bafra, less lhaSi
13,000 of the 29,000 Greeks now survive, "and evcry Greek settlement has
been burned, sajs Dr. White, and the
number of orphans in the . entire
district is -60,000, including some
Armenian and Turkish children.
Many of the deportees havc returned
to thc-ir homes since the armistice
was signed.
June Kevenue
Ottawa. ��� During June war taxes
collected by the department of inland
revenue totalled $1,378,025. The total
revenue of the department from all
sources for the month was $4,586,083,
a large increase over the inonth of
June, 1918, when the revenue amounted to $2,993,630. The largest eource
of revenue for the month was tobacco, the excise taxes on which brought
J$2,42S,650 to the, treas-jry.
Indorses British
Seaman Fund
President    Wilson    Eulogizes ' Pait
Played By British Seamen
in the War.
Ncw: York. ��� "I am very glad' indeed lo have an opportunity to add
my voice to the tribute," . President
Wilson writes iu a letter received at
the national 'headquarters of America's tribute to British merchant seamen, 665 Fifth' Avenue. Thc organic
zalion is organizing a nation-wide
movement to raise a largc fund in the
United States to aid the 30,000 British
civilian sailors'who came'out of the
war maimed and disabled.
President Wilson's letter says, of
the British merchant seamen: "Along
with our gallant seamen, they haye
rendered a service to humanity in the
great war which has just ended which
enrolls thcm among thc true servants
of freedom and civilization. I aui
sure that I am speaking, when I say
this,, for the people of the United
States, and particularly for lhc
American seamen who havc taken a
like part in thc great enterprise of
liberty."
LEMONS MAKE SKIN
WHITE, SOFT, CLEAR
Make This Beauty Lotion for a Few
Cents and See ior Yourself
What girl or woman hasn't heard
of lemon juice lo remove complexion
blemishes; to whiten thc s^kin and to
bring out the roses, the -freshness and
the hidden beauty? But lemon juice
alone is acid, therefore irritating, and
should bc mixed with orchard white
this way: Strain through a fine cloth
the juiec of two fresh lemons into a
bottle containing about three ounces
of orchard white, then shake well, and
you have a whole quarter pint of skin
and complexion lotion at about "the
cost bhe usually pays for a small'jar
of ordinary cold cream. Bc sure to
strain ,ihc lemon juice so no pulp gets
into the bottle, then this lotion will
remain 'pure and fresh . for months.
When applied daily to the face, neck,
arms and'-hands it should help to
bleach, clear, snioothen and beautify
thc skin.   : (
Any druggist will supply three ounces of orchard white at very little cost
and the grocer has the lemons.
Germany May Release Russians.
Paris. ��� Marshall Foch appeared
before thc supreme^ council Saturday
afternoon'.iii, connection with the discussion of the Russian prisoners.
Thc 'condition of^ic Bulgarian army
also was taken up. Tlic council decided to inform Germany that all restrictions ou thc movement of Russian prisoners held in Germany have
been lifted. - Germany may now release such-prisoners. There are between 200,000' and 250,000 Russian
prisoners in Germany.
Carson's Advice.
Sir Ed wai d Carson tells thc United
States to mind its own business. We
think the United States ought 'to
mind its own,business. Thc business
of minding your own business is
much neglected these days, particularly by Americans. Wc arc inclined
to mind everybody's business bul our
own. Wc have enough business of
our own to keep us busy for the next
ten years if wc would attend to it.���
Chicago Tribune.
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Orange
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AVI Orange and Sugars-
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Boiled with care In Sileer Pans.
ASK YOUVOROCIB fOH IT.
Strength Of Canada's
Wheat Commends It
Weak   Wheats   of   England- Require
Mixing With the Strong Wheats
of Canada.
The baking1 strength of Canadian
wheat is what commends it the most
to the' English trade. The weak
wheats of England require mixing
with the strong wheats of Canada.
As long as the Dominion . produces
wheat that will answer this purpose,
just as long will Canada's wheat be
popular with the English miller.
There is only one way in which Canada could weaken her reputation
for the production ofwheats of high
baking strength, and that is by the
individual grower shifting his attention from the .recommended ��� and
well-Jcnown varieties of Canadian
wlicat to unknown sorts which have
not been thoroughly tested and their
baking strength established, according to a recent statement by the
Dominion Ccrcalist,. C, E. Saunders,
Department of Agriculture.
More  men are  ruined by prosperity than by adversity.
Wise   farmers    never   attempt    to
raise their crops in thc; political field.
Minard's  Liniment  Co.,   Limited.
Gentlemen,���I have used MINARD'S LINIMENT on my vessel
and in my family for ycars, and for
the cvery-day ills and accidents of
life I consider it has no equal. I
would not start on a voyage without,
it, if it cost a dollar a bottle.
CAPT. F. IR. DESJARDIN.
Schr. Storke, St. Andre, Kamoiiraska.
Quebec "Increases Cultivation.
Quebec. ������ Figures obtained from
thc provincial bureau of '' statistics
show that thc total superficial area
under cultivation in the province this
ycar is 8,202,000 acres, compared with
8,201,312 acres in 1918, an increase, of
688 acres" for the present year.
- For Frost Bites and Chilblains. ���
Chilblains comc from undue exposure
to slush and cold and frost-bite from
thc icy winds of winter. In the treatment of either there is no better preparation than Dr. Thomas' Electric
Oil, as it counteracts thc inflammation and relieves the pain. Thc action
of-thc oil is instantaneous an"d its ap~
plication is extremely simple.
French Informers Are Sentenced.
Fans. ��� Sentence was pronounced
on Monday upon "thc informers of
Laon," who at the instigation of the
German police agent, Emil Thomas,
betrayed thcit' compatriots to the
Germans dining tlic occupation of the
city. Capital sentence was passed
upon Messrs. Geogrcs, Toque and
seven other piisoncrs, including two
women, and a similar sentence was
passed in contumaciam upon Mrs.
Dcloigne and two men.
Six ol thc accused wcrc acquitted]
and the remaining 11 wcrc sentenced
to  terms  of  imprisonment,    varying
from one to 20 ycars.
Thousands of mothers can testify
to thc virtue of Mother Graves'
Wonn Exterminator, because they
.know from experience how useful
it   is.
Average Of Fifteen
Bushels To Acre
No, Cordelia, a good' cook isn't
necessarily one that attends church
seven times a week.
Estimates 45,000,000 Bushels of Wheat
As Manitoba's Crop.
_=J\Vinuipcgr. Announcement- was
made by the Hon. Val. Winkler, minister of Agriculture, that thc estimated yield of wheat for the province
this ycar will be 45,000,000 bushels,
or an average yield-of 15 bushels lo
the acre. According1 to statistics of
the department, the wheat acreage
this ycar is, roughly, 3,000,000 acres.
At the present price���$2.25 pcr bushel
���the yield for the province will, bc
worth $101,250,000. This is about
$11,000,000 under the total amount
made Jast year, but there is ar difference of about 6,00t>,000 bushels between the crops.
Profiteers To Go.
Washington. ������ Agents of the department of justice were ordered to
seek out all hoarders of necessaries
and profiteers throughout thc country. Thcy arc to bc prosecuted Under
thc Food Control act.
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Fine Wheat Samples
.    From Irrigated Farms
Most Fields On Irrigated Land Will
'Yield Between Thirty and Forty
Bushels to the'Acre'.
Some excellent samples of wheat
and other grains are being brought
into town from thc irrigated farms.
The samples measure from three feet
six. to four feet six inches in height,
and at the time" of cutting the heads
were rapidly filling and the grain
ripening. Most of thc fields of wheat
on irrigated land will yield between
thirty and forty bushels to the acre
of an excellent quality of grain, while
many fields will have still heavier
yields. The area of irrigated land.-lu"
crop is growing larger every .year. -
A conservative estimate places it> this
year at about one hundred thousand
acres, but it would not be surprising
judging by the irrigated land now
being prepared for crop next ycar,
if the area is not considerably more
than doubled in 1920.
The Pathos Of Devastation
France Had Visible Aspect of Having
Been Bled White.
France's loss of manpower is one
of the obvious things. Six months
aftcr the armistice there were women-
conductors upon the street cars, women working about the railroad
yards, women everywhere in the
fields:
Franet had a visible aspect of hav<
ing been bled white. Men along iit
the forties could bc seen in soldier
uniform and everywhere there seemed an actual shortage of human
power. It is sad to remember that
during the war the population of
France, quite aside from all military
losses, showed a decrease of 800,000
���800,000 more deaths than births.
1 traversed the whole distance of
the French front. Thc pathos of that
devastated territory is beyond words,
the all but homeless .people camping
in wrecked buildings with windows
screened with paper. Patient peasants toiling "northward with scanty
furnishings for the home thcy hoped
to return to were poignant sights
when one had come fresh from the
regions toward which thcy were going and knew that no roof stood in
all the land.
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��SSg|||||plgSi Plot Made To
Debauch China
Japanese Used Insidious Means To
Spread Use of Morphia and
Other Drugs.
Washington, District of Columbia.
������ While recent statistics as to the
amount of morphia and othci' drugs
lhat hr.ve been smuggled into China
arc not available, reports indicate
that the illegal trade is being carried
on extensively in spile of the protests
of the Japanese Government that it
has forbidden Jai.iicaC to engage in
this trade and has prohibited thc drug
from being carried through the mails.
Japan, however, also made it illegal
to open, a suspected package to ascertain what its contents were, it is
asserted.
II. F. K.utig, the Shantung representative at the l'cacc Conference,
who was here recently on his way to
China, testified that the Japanese
were taking morphia into Shantung
in largc quantities. Another Chinese
official said:
"Jl i.s part of llie Japanese program
always to undermine the morals and
the morale of lhe people whom they
wish to subject lo their domination.
Took what thcy did to the Koreans.
Thcy have .suffered even more than
we. 1 am nol accusing our people.
Thcy should not buy drugs from thc
Japanese, but thc fact remains that
it is a part ol" thc Japanese policy
deliberately to tempt thc 'weak and
to debauch the Chinese by any means
in their power. To counteract tlicir
efforts we arc carrying on .constantly
a campaign of education, and arc
earnestly warning our people not to
lend themselves to these inimical designs of. Japan.
"We suffer yet from thc curse of
opium. Because our people used it
for so long thcy were thc readier to
become tlic prey of the Japanese
when they tempted them with drugs
for which thcy yearned. I think the
boycott that China has instituted for
another purpose may be of some
help in thc efforts we are making to
stamp . out the Japanese- traffic in
drugs in  China."
An American who had been many
years in Japan said that within his
knowledge thc Japanese had used insidious means to spread the use of
morphia and other drugs among the
Chinese. One method emplo3rcd, he
.said, was to point out to them that
since missionaries gave thciu drugs
sometimes, it must be a good thing.
Those who are lighting thc drug
watch for its symptoms wherever
Japanese are carrying on business of
any sort, and the denser thc Japanese
population, tlie more drugs arc. found
to be/Sold,,whatever their ostensible
jy .occupation,    according  to -this.infor-
y nianK It .is one of the most deplored
icsulb" of thc occupation" .of. Shantung, that with the Japanese haye
come drugs and other things designed to undermine- thc Chinese and
prove them unfit for government,' it
is asserted.   :'.-'. .-.-'-
"Jn Korea' the Japanese- furnished
thc poppy seeds for making opium,
and it is also produced in Manchuria
under Japanese authority,"- says .^an
authority. "None pf. this opium is
permitted to be shipped-into Japan.
"Where docs.it go?. The active Japanese", and -the' -debattched' Chinese
smugglers- can tell. The influence
over-and frequently lhc control- of
thc Chinese maritime - customs' explains-, how it, is that" so much" passes
through   the. ports of  China."   ��� .    .-.'
It' has bccn. stated by air .'American-
resident- in China that "thc profits of
the illicit drug traffic and other-coh-
.   "  traba'nd.  operations   of   Japanese    in
;   China  wjll  nearly/ "equal .'_ thc .total
amount-actuailj' advanced1, lo   China'
���    , in-the-same period'.";.' '."' '.---'' ": "  , ������   '
Parliament To
Meet September
Urgent    Need    in   Matter   of  Peace
Ratification   Puts   Session
Date Ahead.
Ottawa.   ���   Parliament    meets    on
Monday, September 1.   On  thc same
day the Prince of Wales will lay the
corner stone of the tower of the ncw
parliament  buildings.   The  session  is
not expected to  last  more than four
or five  weeks.    Ratification    of    the
peace  treaty  will    be    the    principal
business.
Since prorogation,    July 17,    there
has been considerable correspondence
with  the imperial  government- in  regard  to   thc  necessity   of  eaily   lati-
fication  of the treaty.   Already a bill
to   approve   ratification    has    passed
both  houses  at Westminster and  received  thc  royal  assent.   Deposit   of
the British  ratification    is    therefore
but a formal step awaiting    the    approval   of   the  overseas  parliaments.
Throughout the correspondence, it is
authoritatively   stated,   the  Dominion
government    has    finally   taken    the
stand that before  the formal deposit
of  British  ratification    at   Paris    thc
treaty must first bc submitted to the
Canadian   parliament.   A recent communication from the imperial government on  the subject  emphasizes   the
urgency.   For this reason, parliament
has    been    summoned    lo   meet    on
September 1.
While consideration' of   tlic   peace
treaty il self will bc lhc primary business before parliament there will necessarily  arise   the   question   of  continuing legislation  passed  under   the
War Measures act.   With    the    proclamation  of peace    the   War Measures act will cease to exist and with
it will terminate thc life of the Dominion    order-in-council   prohibiting
manufacture,  importation   and   intcr-
provincial   trade in  alcoholic liquors,
the  order-in-council   forbidding   race
track betting and a number of others.
During  tlic session  which    closed   a
month   ago  thc   government  brought
in a  bill to  continue the prohibition
order-in-council    for   twelve   months
after the termination of thc war, but
a senate amendment to   restrict    thc
bill to the war time period ended..it.
The bill failed to pass.   Another bill
will, therefore, bc necessary.
It is iully realized here that the
date selected for thc opening of j
parliament will be somewhat inconvenient for those engaged in active
farming operations. But thc urgency
of the session, it is emphasized, made
it necessary to take thc course which
has been taken.     -
Russian Officers
Leave For Front
Cheap Refrigerator
Total   Capacity  of  Dominion -Eleva-
' ; ������  ":~   '-.-'���;.'  tors. ,   ,'-. -' ..
:-' For; the;-, year.   1917-18  -thevtotal
.average, capacity'..of 'the 3,694'grain
elevators in Canada- was ''211,591,800
bushels, these.'..figures rc'prescnting-'ri'n
-increase, from 'a total '/of 523 elevators
and warehouses., with "a- .capacity, of
18,329,352 bushcls:-iii'"1900-01.',. Under
..the Canada. Grain" Act, '-,1912; the
Dominion- .Government'-" has''"' pdwet
itself to, erect' and- opera.le.YJtc'rmiiiai
grain -elevators.;: Five- such" "elevators
"arc 'already-... in .'-/.operation; aiid /. 'arc
situated:.respectively:at /Port Artkiir,
Ont;.-.Saskatooiv;.:Sask.';.; Moose; Jawi-
Sa'sk.";- Calgary, -'Altai ���;. aiid " Vancoti"''
ver, B.C.,:";-.as '.- stated ' iii' the" Canada
Yrar Book;-for 1918.^. V'. - .'.-"
Keeping Your Supplies Fresh By the
Evaporation Method.
'' Evaporation ,"is' such a successful
'method of keeping food arid beverages cool that'-it" should bc brought
to the attention-of those who may
have forgotten about it, or perhaps
never used it-in.any way. The.""white
monkey" water bottle, with which
many, o.f us arc familiar���thc picturesque clay bottle which is slightly
���porous, and is so "widely used-iii the
tropics���-is a well-known example of
this'.method of cooling without ice.
Many modern7 bungalows now boast
of a "white monkey" on the piazza,
hanging- in'a shady -spot and filled
with the Coolest; drinking water,
ready for usc-at/all limes "of, the day.
Evaporation is-plainly noticeable - iii
this connection; for. -the outside of
the bottle shows a slight" moisture
continually.    ..���'���'��� '-"-���'
-Housekeepers ~and campers, who
find themselves.without ice in"-'warni
weather,, may keep their perishable
supp.licSi fresh:, byi/ placing- -them-.-in-
bottlcs,,and incasing'them iir a soft,
"white, .porous ��� cloth which . has, been
dipped in water.' The bottle, is.then
lied, with" striiig,-.;part"of- thcrag;used
to cover ,thc opening .of' the. bottle,
and the whole attached so as', to hang
J in ,an.'open window or out of doors',-
'in. the shade. ' The; "evaporation will
insure.' the, preservation'. 'of . the contents, and, in the,-case of butter," it
will be'found" qiiifc hard, even in very
'warm. 'we.-ulier.���.Ch.'ristian .Science
���Monitor. '-��� - '��� ������ -'',' ���' -.���.   ���     '������-   -; '
On a Western Cattle Ranch.
To raise two head of cattle where only one
could otherwise bc raised���that is what thousands
of fanners all over the American continent havc
been able to do with the help of silos. -It is no
wonder, then, that as the land in Western Canada
is becoming more settled, silos should bc making
lhcir appearance in greater and greater numbers
there. Already in Manitoba many fanners arc beginning to look upon thc silo as a necessary part of
the farm, and more than a hundred of them arc in
use in various parts of thc province. Saskatchewan
and Alberta, together have probably about half lhc
number as Manitoba, and the number in all the
provinces is being slowly but surely added to every
ycar.
With plenty of unoccupied prairie land growing
an abundance of nutritious grasses thc cattle feed
problem in Western Canada has not been a really
difficult one iu thc past. During thc summer
months thc-stock could forage over a largc section
of the.country and there was no need for the owner
to compute how many acres would support a cow.
Thc obtaining of winter feed was just a-matter of
energy���a man could havc as much hay as he could
cut, free for the cutting. With such conditions as
these, and thej' still prevail in many parts of the
country, the need for silos has not been greatly felt
up to now.
But the days of free range are drawing to 3
close. Already there-are parts of thc country where
little or none is to be had. And as thc country is
getting more and more settled, and, moreover, as a
system of mixed farming is becoming the rule
throughout everjr province, even--in those parts
where for many-ycars straight grain growing was
practised, the need for some additional mcans of.,
ensuring a steady supply of feed all llic year round
is beginning to make itself felt in van
Western Canada.
Silos will,' therefore, continue- to spring up
throughout the country. Near Lacombe, Alberta,
a ranching comjjjiny, which has .made a great reputation for the7'quality of bccf'it produces, is contemplating thc erection of four new silos this year.
This compan3r has found with the silos it has in-use
that it can maintain double the number of cattle
hitherto supported on thc same area of land. Many
smaller farmers arc having the same experience.
It is, as one farmer aptly expressed it, "like getting
another farm for nothing." In. times not long past
it was not difficult to get a farm "for nothing" or
"next lo nothing" almost    anywhere    in    Western
��� Canada, and although land is still very cheap compared with its',productive capacity, it is not always
.easy for a" fanner in older settled districts, to expand, and the only thing for him to do to- increase
bis' production', and thus his prosperity, is id intensify his -methods.. That this stage is being reached
in some districts .is a good sign for .the future-development of-the country. . : ��� - : . '
In. the large irrigated area iu Southern Alberta
cast of the/growing city of Calgary, there is oh;foot
Military Experts   Believe   Bolsheviki
Will Not Overrun North
Kussia.
Archangel.��� Five hundred Russian
officers who. were trained in England
have arrived here   en   route    to    the
front.   There arc indications that the
front   will   soon   be- completely    occupied by Russians..   Many   military
experts   belie\c   the Bolshevists will
not   attack   until   the   British   withdrawal   is   completed.     Others,    and
there arc many such, believe that the
Bolsheviki will not be able to: over
run   north   Russia,  as   it   is  reported
that thousands  of Siberian prisoners
from'  Germany   arc   arriving' within
thc next few weeks from England.
The trouble which has occurred in
two Russian regiments emphasizes
the almost insuperable difficulty of
effectively combatting the propaganda of thc Bolshevists, whose agents
arc everywhere working among�� tlie
illiterate Russians, though they are
completely unsuccessful, in districts!
which have experienced the tcrror of
Bolshevist rule. Thousands in the
Russian northern army arc inexperienced, ancl therefore believe the
wonderful stories of the . agitators
who dribble across thc lines in thc
guise of dcscrlers.
Drake's Drum
One of the Recently Built Albertan Silos.
nous parts    of
a movement- that may eventually lead to the. establishment of silos on-most of the farms ih this
territory. It is a country admirably suited for dairying and other branches of the livestock industry, ���
capable of producing sufficient food for the support
of hundreds'of thousands of horses, cattle, sheep or
swine. Most of the farms arc for WesternCanada,-
on thc small-side, generally from 80 to 320 acres
each. But the soil is wonderfully fertile, and with
an assured supply of moisture made possible by irrigation, will grow abundant .crops of grain and
fodders, including wheat, oats, barley, alfalfa, various kinds of grasses and clovers, and also roots
and--vegetables.'. For ensilage purposes, corn, sunflowers, alfalfa, peas, oats, and many other crops
can be grown. In years to comc this part of Alberta will be one of thc greatest food producing
areas in the world.
What crops arc used for ensilage purposes in
Western Canada? In Manitoba corn is mostly used,
but in Alberta peas and oats arc most popular.
Other crops used arc ��� stidan grass, millets, rape,
buckwheat and alfalfa. Sunflower is also being
tried, but at present it'is only-in lhc experimental
stage. The success with which peas and oats are
grown, the enormous yields and high feeding value
of the mixture, together with its succulence, pala-
tability and flavour, account for its popularity and
it will always maintain a leading place with the
farmers of the most westerly of the Praiiic Provinces,'no matter what strides ma5r bc made in the
growth of suitable vaiieties of corn.
Silos arc coming to stay in Western Canada.
Their appearance in slowly in ci easing numbers is a
landmark in the development of the country. As
they increase in numbers the prosperity of the
country will grow, and, as one far-sighted man has
put it, "Western Canada will then not only bc the
granary of the world, but a universal provisioncr
as well."
Stri king War Coincidences
Silver Cup For Best Wheat
iB:;
'Warlike Turkish Forces.
iris,;:S-. There; ,i's : uneasiness"-in
- peace, -conference-. circles 'over the
'. situation in Asiatic .Turkey, where" six'
- divisions'" '..of ''troops'.; under ' -Keinal
.. -Pasha," who calls- himself dictator' of
'..national defense; .'arc threatening an
-attack; upon the-/allied forces; The
warlike:Turkish forces are concentrated chiefly about Er'zcrum,-and in
.'. the neighborhood of Trebizond. A
.sort   of Turkish   political   assembly,
; representing     various    districts,      is
'-gathered, at Erzcrum.
'. King George Congratulated.
London, England. ��� London .\presented' a .- royal. address .'. to.'. King
George.- at the, Guildhall; congratulating liiiii. on (lie;conclusion of peace.
In,replying, to the- address, the. King
said- that the .most .important task .before, the- nation ."was,- the.-,: restoration
of....thc overseas trade, .while; the recreation, of. thc merchant navy and
the development" of the'-"-country's
poris. niust-.bc pursued with the utmost-energy, if the nation was to;re-
gain. her.: old supremacy.....
Winnipeg;;GoJstqins Boom.;"-' ;
Winnipeg;'  ���    Winnipeg.' custom
jeecipts show a.large increase forthe
:..;;-The .Usual Amenities.; X'X
. Attorney:'- Havc;'-you ever.had"any
smonth of July, over -that of last year, Wrfuble' with 'the defendant?
The totals for July, 1919, being $944,-
.827, as against $797,045 for the same
rcdnth last,year. _-'"-.-       -
Sword of; Honor Presented. /
Paris, France. ���- The citizens of
Lille presented .a-.-sword of honor'to
General Birdwoo.d, whose army liberated the town from the Germans on
October .17, 1918. . Many, high civil
and "military officers attended the
ceremony in the Town Hall, where
the freedom of the city; was also con
ferrcd upon General Birdwood.
Last Year It Was Won by Seager
Wheeler, of Rosthern.
In connection with the International-Soil Products' Exposition,- which
will be.held at-Kansas City, Mo., orf
September 24 to October- 4, the Dc
partmerit of Colonization of the Canadian Pacific Railway -is -offering, a
silver, cup of tlie value-of $500: for.
the best" half, bushel; of 'liard'"'wheat,
exhibited. It;, is. hoped that . every
farmer- who has a- good sample of
wheat, -will submit a half-bushel for
the competition. .
Those competing-for tliis cup  will
automatically bcconi'c.'coinpctitors for
thc prize offered by the International-Farming'Congress,   in .-this" class,
which..include .'-a 'first,' -second    and
third ..prize. ��� Tn.'additioh-'.tlie'y. havc a
chance, of..' winning ..-the.   sweepstakes
for..wheat".',- The. winning", sample xoi
hard :spring_-_ wheal-is'usually. tlie .best
exhibit/of wheal -shown: at, .the exjio.-
sitioii and; thus'.'win's the' .Sweepstakes
prize and the .exhibits  from  Western
Canada- generally. ;carry'. all. : before
thcm.-in- this'. cl"ass.-;   - -.',,  '" '. /_.' -
;.,Last ... year ������-.- flic   -C.P.R-;   f,'!P,   '.the
"sweepstakes- for wheat and., tlic   first
prize, for-liard wheat, .were" .won    by
Seager  Whe.tder,":'of*-Rbslh"crji;"-;.'Sas,:_
kafcliewan/ ,.with   11. ���_]>'.;��� Shcclcy,.; of
High. River, Alberta, a good second.
No .ciip -was .offcrcd'by the-C.P.R.. in
1917,.but the  sweepstakes-for wheat
and'the first prize, for"  hard    spring
wheat,   were;, ;won   "by  -Saniu'cl Xar-
combc,   ofr Birtlc,. Manitoba, in'that
year.*       :-- '    ".    -���'_ "   ,-. ��� .-.     ., :     ' '
In addition .to-the above, other "val-:
uablc prizes will be offered for every
variety..of field crops..   Of ;latc years
farmers-froin  Western  Canada   have.
carried off thc-.lion|s  share   and-/no
doubt.,their, "exhibits will .be/conspieur
ous  this,ycar.    An   official- premium
list of the exposition can be obtained
by writing, to the secretary,   of   the
International Farm Congress,    Kari-.
sas City, Mo., . -��� '-";������'      .      ::
A Canadian Air Force
The. Air  Force  Would  Almost Pay
Its Own Way,
//Much has-.been said of thc Canadian Air Force- lately in different papers .-throughout the country but
little' seems'lo havc been done by
the government ' with thc mailer.
Little, :exccpt talk of putting the fin-
'cst-flying- corps in'.the world-iii thc
discard. Doc's it not seem strange
that a country that during the stress
of .war .could produce more and better, flying; men than any other country despite the difference in population between, them, should, now tliat
war- is over .for the time being, fear
to spend "a-few. dollars in maintaining its one force that is superior to
any-other nation's similar force?
An'army.-is a' drag on the coitnlry
while tlic air force could bc used in
many-ways -and' would almost pay
.its own way..-.... '.".'-
/'As' Canada- cannot have an army
which 'can.-compete in stscngth with
the-countries .of the'world why not
have "an air -force/which can?���Fr
Press.    -��� '-' ".'"--���.-"
France Recovering*
Railways and Canals Nearly Repair-
'   ed, Factories Busy, People
Hopeful.
In spite of the heavy losses that
France suffered during thc war, thc
country is striving nobly to advance
thc work of reconstruction. To date
90 pcr cent, of thc destroyed railroads
have been rebuilt, and .canal communications in thc norlh and the
cast of France are 80 pcr cent, restored.
AI! thc French automobile factories, ' which had been turning out
shells, artillery, ti actors, etc., are
once more in ful! swing building cars,
wilh plenty of purchasers in sight,
and deliveries  havc already begun.
French spinning and woolen in-^
dustrics arc ahead of the supply of
raw materials, and many factories ih
lhe devastated regions havc already
reopened; some have oil-paper ceilings and canvas walls, and old machinery, but  they work.
French people belie\c that lhcir
pc; credit  is  very  good.    At  the  begin-
Curious Events That May -��Jever Be
Accounted For.
Already a mass, of; miyth and.lcgend
has  gathered round   the   great   war,
sufficient to show   that   the ��� human
mind is as prone lo belief in miracles
and mysteries as it was in. the Middle
Ages.   But apart.altogether from the
tales of an angelic host   interposing
between the retreating British troops
and  the advancing  enemy hordes at
Monsi'..'or of the appearances, of   St.
George sud Joan of Arc at thc head
of Britisii and French   fighting    columns, there.arc   other   curious;   and
indeed '.wonderful, circumstances and
events  that  remain   unexplained  and
may, perhaps,  never he satisfactorily
accounted for".  In a letter to the London    Times, -...Rear-Admiral" .Sniith-
Dorrien called attention " to   a   scries
of strange .coincidences that occurred
during the war and  quoted  thc following as  among  the 'more., remarkable:
1. That thc waivSTibuld end where
it began, and that Mons should be
taken just before the signing of thc
armistice.
2. That the Kaiser, when he abdicated and fled into Holland, should
have Jo run thc gauntlet through
the country hc had devastated and
ruined.
3. That when lhe German Elect
wcrc surrendered to the Grand
Fleet our troops in Belgium were
marching across thc plains of Waterloo.
4. That thc armistice should be
signed ou thc 41th day of thc 11th
month at 11, o'clock.
5. That the ' Peace Conference
should take place on January 18, 1919,
just 48 years from the date on which
the German Empire was^ proclaimed
by an army of invasion in Chateau of
Versailles.
6. That thc TreatyTsTPeace should
bc signed on Saturday afternoon,
exactly five years after the assassination of the Austrian Archduke Ferdinand, which thus gave the Kaiser
the pretext for the war.
Perhaps our great poet Pope was
not very far wrong   when   hc   wrote
these-words: ���    _ -
"All  nature  is  but AfI,   unknown
to thee;
All  Chance,  Direction,  which  thou
canst nol see."
���St. Thomas Times-Journal
Men . on   Board   Royal   Oak   Heard
.Rolling of Druni When Hun
Fleet Surrendered.
"If lhc Dons sight Devon, I'll quit
up thc Channel as we drummed them
long, ago."
_ Every Englishman knows the prophecy of Drake's drum as Sir Henry
Newbolt sets it forth Jji his West
Country song, and this is thc talc,
told by Mr. Arthur Machcn, in the
Outlook, of. how. Devon men heard
the great Admiral's drum on November-21, 1918, thc day of thc surrender
of the German fleet. -
"One of the ships was the Royal
Oak, chiefly manned by sailors of
Devonshire. She was flying on that
day a magnificent silk ensign, made
for her by Devonshire ladies". On her
bridge sixty feet above the top deck,
was. a: group of officers: Admiral
Grant, Captain Maclachlan, of the
Royal Oak, thc commander, and
others. It was soon aftcr 9 o'clock
in thc morning when the German
fleet appeared, looming through the
mist. Admiral Grant saw them, and
waited; hc could scarcely believe, h��
says, that thcy would not instantlj
open fire.
. "Then the drum began to  beat   on
thc Royal Oak.    The sound was .unmistakable;    it   was   that of a small
drum being beaten "in rolls.!' At first
thc. officers, on fhe bridge paid little
attention, if any, to the sound,-so intent were thcy on   thc   approaching
enemy.   But wheri>it'. became evident
that thc Germans were not to show-
fight, Admiral Grant turned   to    the
captain of the Royal Oak   and    re- -
marked on the beating of the drum.
The captain said that hc heard it, but
could not understand   it,    since    the
ship was cleared for action, and every
man on board was at his battle station.    Thc commander   also-   heard,
but could not understand,  _and   sent
messengers all over the ship    to    investigate. Twice the messengers were   ,
sent about the   ship���about   all   the
decks. Thcy reported that every man   -
was at his station.    Yet   thc    drum
continued, to beat.    Then    the   commander himself made a special tour
of investigation   through" thc   Royal
Oak.   Hc, loo, found that cvery man
was at his station. ���
"All thc while the British fleet was
closing round thc German fleet, coming to anchor in a square about it,"so
that the German ships were hemmed
in. And all the while that:.this was
being done, the noise of the drum
was heard at intervals, beating .ii��-
rolls. All who heard it are convinced that it was no sound of flapping stays or. any such accident. The -
car of-;the naval officer is attuned to
all the noises of'his ship in fair" weather and in foul; it 'makes no mistakes. All who heard knowsihat thcy.
heard the rolling of a drum.
"At about 2 o'clock in "the afternoon thc German fleet was enclosed
and helpless, and the British ship*
dropped anchor, some fifteen.nlile*
off the Firth of Forth. Thc utter, irrevocable ruin and disgrace .of the
German navy we're consummated.
And at that "moment the drum stopped beating and was no-more heard.
"But those who had heard it,   ad-   -
miral, captain, commander, other of��
ficers and men of   all   ratings,   held
then and hold  now one belief as to
that rolling music.   Thcy believe that
the sound they heard   was   that   of
-'Drake's Drum'; thc audible manifestation of the spirit of the great sea
captain, present at this hour  of   the^
tremendous triumph of Britain on the   "
seas.   This is the firm belief of them
all.'l 	
A
Budapest Under Red Flag
No Desire For Union
Canadian .Industrial Conterence.
'.Ottawa,- Out.'��� A national conference '"of.- federal and provincial ministers, with representative employers
and 'workmen will.be held in Ottawa,
commencing ..Sept.; II. At this conference the subject--of industrial relations will 'be thoroughly threshed
out., -The conference- follows on thc
recommendation of. the Royal Commission oh," .Industrial Relations,
which- recently:, toured Canada from
coast, to coast." -��� "'���
.Tt,will" be hcld'iii, : thc House oi
'Gomnions chamber, and will be open
to. the press-and. the. public. At thc
'invitation of the Minister of Labor,
employers and employees will be
asked to select sonic 60 representatives to be. present at the conference.
.. Telling a girl that you .love- her
'vithou't asking yon, to marry her' is
about -as. flatJe'ririg a& sending ber a
,6fx of'flowers with thc bill attached.'
Gap-Johnson (of Rumpus1 Ridge,
Ark): Nope! . None Jworth mention-
in gX;: We've' sorter-took , a. "shot at
each .other now-, and/ag'in,-,but" that's
about all.���Itidge. Xyxy-y:���'._.;,- . ��.'.-'.
'rdth^aiid'^^Qni^
|on:'Jp��akmg;;;;te&i^.iJ:Ij
..ag.C. are  no!
$65,000 Jersey Cow.
/Mount Kisco, N.Y. ��� Gamboge, a
2-year-old,.brought-the high price of
$65,000'at an auctiori/saleof imported
Jersey: cattle" held at the farm-of Edmund Kutter," here recently.'-1-
wortlapj,.fX&rXherjbe iyXx^yrpXiofaX;
--. Brag may be a good dog, but there
!sno mq.Tei'bravery in him than there
is in a society- poodle.
If. you are looking for trouble and
can't afford, to buy an automobile,
bny-'a.:TnuIe; - ."v'",
niarfics
w.;/; N.
u.
1276
j niug   of   the   war   tlicir   were   5,000,-
1000,000    to    6,000,000,000    francs    of
trade acceptances "oulstanding.
Thc war and mobilization of thc
army stopped practically everything,
and jhe only remedy was to proclaim
a general moratorium. Now, of these
frozen bills lo date, only 8OO,pO0,OOO
francs arc s>lilb unpaid, and it is
expected that finally not more than
half of that amount will remain unpaid, being practically only the bills
drawn on people killed or ruined by
thc war.'
The French govcj-iiincnt has established a large, new institution to
make loans lo the people of thc devastated regions and discount thc
indemnities allotted by thc French
government. The capital is subscribed, and any day, upon ratification of the charter by the parliament
thc "Credit National"' will start its
activities. The investment market is
good, industrial bonds and notes arc
eagerly absorbed;" thc city of- Paris
has just issued a loan of 1,500,000,-
000 francs, which is quoted at 3 pcr
cent, premium.
President   of West Indies .Publishes
Report on Suggested Union.
London. ��� Edward David, president of tbe West Indies associated
chambers of commerce, has sent to
the Times thc results of the inquiries
made personally between thc West
Indies and Canada in reference to thc
suggested union of these countries.
In thc West Indies hc found no
desire for political union with-Canada, whiic in Canada, although thc
opinion was general that the Dominion would bc glad to receive thc
West Indies in the union under some
form of crown colony government
provided they desire to join, yet it
was realized that the desire at present non-existent and therefore thc
Dominion should aim rather at developing thc mutual trade relations
| of thc two countries to" the utmost
in thc hope that further development
migh follow by thc gradual growth
of common interests.
Fortunate is the man who czn
eliminate thc word revenge from his
vocabulary.
Alberta Wool Brings High Price.
One of the first lots of -Alberta
wool to be disposed of this year is
the extensive clip of the Western
Stock Ranches of Chiny, a station
on the main line of the Canadian
Pacific Railway about sixty miles
east of-Calgary. This clip was sold
in ,the East at thc average price of
sixty-two cents a pound, including
tags. Thc price gives an indication
of the quality of the wool obtained
from sheep raised in Alberta.
The polished speaker can't always
see his finish.
Pitiful   Sights  in   City  After  Communists ' Had Run From
Rumanians.
. Paris. ��� Rumanian    troops    have
entered the suburbs of Budapest, according to a despatch   received  here
from Vienna.
Thc city presents a pitiful appearance after the flight of the Communists. The streets arc half deserted, no stores arc open, there is little
food in hotels or private houses, and
no soap, coffee, tobacco or linen is
to bc had. Many windows arc brokctv
Thc people move about aimlessly.
The Communists, who robbed both
for political and private purposes, left
the banks empty. Financial institutions which contained round five billion crowns now have barely fifty
million .crowns in good money in
their vaults. Finance Minister Mis-
kios docs not know which way to
turn" as the only money left him is
Communist paper.
The Communists, in addition to
printing foreign bank notes, falsified
Czech and Jugo-Slav stamped money
to a great extent
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May Be Anarchists.
Paris.���Two laborers, one of whom
had two revolvers and the other a
large knife, were arrested near tha
residence of Premier Clemenceau by
detectives, who said their manner
excited suspicion.
As thcy were beuig taken to the
police station, a detective said, ths
men offered money for their release,
Put Monks To Work.
London. ��� A wirele��s Bolsheviki
report says that the congress of Soviets heldat Nizhni Novgorsrl decided
to close al! the monasteries ssd send
the monks to work la the rear of tb<?
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Deal With Profiteers
the permitted period,    and
I that when released, goods
requiring
bear    lhc
Washington. ��� Piesidcnt Wilson
laid several specific proposals before
Congress for checking the high cost! date of storage.
of living, but at the same timc declared permanent results could not
be expected until peace timc basis
was fully restored by ratification of
the peace treaty.
High    prices,    thc . president   told
congress, wcrc not justified by short-J thcy left the hands of producers,
age of supplies,    cither   present
Lansing Favors League
Far
���Laws requiring that .goods released
fiom storage for interstate commerce
bear the selling prices at which they
went into storage and requiring that
all goods/destined for interstate c'o'm-
ntcicc be sold at    prices    at    which
or
prospective, but were Created in many
cases "artificially and deliberately by
vicious practices." Retailers, he said,
wcrc responsible in largc part for
high prices. ���_.
' Strikes, thc president warned thc
labor world, would only make matters worse, and those who sought to
, employ threats or coercion were
only "preparing their own destruction." Leaders of organized labor,
the president said, he was sure would
presently yield to second sober
thought.
"Illegal" and "criminal" .were the
words the president used in characterizing the methods by which some
��� pfcscnt-clay. conditions ��� have been
brought about. Present laws, he said,
would bc employed to the limit to
force out food hoarders, and -.'meet
the situation as far as possible, but
to  supplement   the   existing statutes
��� hc specifically urged thc following:
Licensing of-all companies- engaged iu interstate commerce with specific ^regulations destined to secure
competitive selling and prevent "unconscionable profits" in the methods
of marketing.
Regulating    of   the   Food Control
- act to peace limes and the application of its provisions against hoarding of fuel, clothing and other necessities of life, as well as food.
A penalty in tlic Food Control act
for profiteering.
A    law    regulating    cold    storage,
- limiting thc time during which goods
may be held;' prescribing a method
of disposing of thcm, if held beyond
Enactment of the pending bill for
the control of security issues.
Additional appropriations for government agencies which can supply
thc public wilh full information as
to prices which retailers buy.
Early ratification of . the peace
treaty so that thc "free processes' of
supply and demand" can operate.
Immediate steps by executive
agencies of the government promised
by the president included:
Tlic limiting and controlling of
wheat shipments and credits to facilitate the purchase of wheat in such
a Avay as not to raise/but rather to
lower, the price of flour at h'oriic.
Sale of surplus stocks of food'and
clothing in the hands', of the government.
The forced withdrawal from cold
storage and sale of surplus stocks in
private hands.
General recommendations included: "
Increase of production.
Careful buying by housewives.
Fair dealing with thc people on
the part" of producers, middlemen
and merchants.
That there bc no threats and undue insistence upon the interest of a
single class.        . ���. ~
Correction of ' "many things" in
the relation between capital and labor in respect to wages and conditions of labor. --     L
In concluding, thc president madc
a plea for deliberate, intelligent
action, reminding- congress that an
unbalanced world was looking lo the
United Stales. ""   -
Declares    Adopted- Covenant
Superior to So-Called Amefi-
s    can Plan.
Washington.   ���   The   plan   finally
adopted for thc   league    of    nations
covenant  is  far  superior  to  thc  so-
called American plan, Secretary Lan-
'sing  declared before the senate foreign    relations    committee.    Senator
Lodge    began -��� thc    questioning     of
Lansing by asking where   j;he   committee can get'a copy of the American plan for the league.
Lansing said he did not know. The
state department has no copy, hc said
an'd none- was ever laid before the
conference.
The American draft was shown   to
Lansing   by   President Wilson,    and
Lansing returned it to the president.
"Who   wrote  thc American  plan?"
asked Senator Brundidgc.
"I assume the president 'wide it,"
said Lansing. ,
"Don't you know two New York
lawyers wrote it for thc president
and took'it to Europe?".
"That's not true," said Lansing, [ ���
vi/Cohimittec members were unable
to, learn from Lansing of any differences between the American plan
and,that finally adopted. Lansing
denied hc had written a. plan, but
said he had submitted a general, resolution covering broad general
principles of lhc league before the
league commission in Paris. No
aGtion was taken on it, hc said.
Lodge also questioned him concerning thc method of raising money
to pay the league's expenses. ' _"
��� Lansing said hc assumes a budget
will bc made-and each nation told
how much jt should pay. Congress
can decide whether lo l appropriate
thc-full apportionment required of
the -United States, he said.
Police Favored Strikers
Empire Flax Growing
Rumania Must Obey
Order Of Council
Tntei-Allied   Relief   Commission  Put
Pressure On Rumanians To
Leave Budapest.
Paris. ��� Herbert Hoover, head of
the inter-allicd "relief commission, has
stopped all relief supplies on- their
way to Budapest, taking thc position
that hc wonld bc unwarranted in letting " supplies reach Hungary while
thc Rumanians arc now depriving
the people of foodstuffs.  ,
Members of the United "States
peace delegation said that there are
no.United States troops now in Budapest, and that none will bc sent
there. It was added that tbe' only
United States citizens in the Hungarian capital are officers,   and   pos
Bread Shortage In London
British" Labor Situation Is Still Unchanged and Strikes Continue.
-London. ��� There is- virtually no
change in the labor situation. Thc
strikes of .bakers and Yorkshire
miners arc still unsettled, but the
railway position in London is resuming its normal condition. The situation at Liverpool is greatly improved, but.thc tramway strike continues
and there is a great scarcity of bread.
It was" announced in the house of
commons that for thc week ending
July 26, the coal output .was nearly
fifty pcr cent, tinder the previous
average. Other interesting announcements in parliament were that the
government was preparing a bill for
future regulation of the liquor trade
British Government Urges Flax Industry To Be Augmented.
London. ��� An interim report of
the empire- flax-growing committee
declares it is essential that the government's efforts .to foster a revival
of flax-growing in the tlr.jj.cd Kingdom and extend cultivation^ within
thc empire which has achieved a con-
sidcrabl
Sensational    Testimony   Added    To
Evidence Iri; Case of,Seditious
Conspiracy.
Winnipeg. ��� Direct evidence that
thc city "police stood by and watched
thc strikers, on thc first day of the
strike, while thcy deliberately maltreated.citizens on their way to work,
trespassed and destroyed property,
was given at the trial "of the eight
strike leaders by A. A. Riley, of thc
Canada Bread company. Denial .that
the citizens' committee of one thousand was a "capitalistic concern" and
that it was formed for any other purpose than; endeavoring to continue
the operation of .public utilities dur
ing thc "strike was also tendered by
Edward Parncll, of the Sp'eirs-Paniell
Baking company; at the morning session. Sandy Cuthbert, of the city
street commissioners' department,
also told of. threats that had. been
made if hc did not quit work. He
stated that, one-of the strikers, an
Austrian, and a former employee of
this department, had threatened to
kill   him.
R. B. Graham, crown prosecutor,
was the first witness called at thc
afternoon- sittings of thc court. Hc
stated that thc^policc were permitted
lo remain on duty by the strike committee, but could havc been called
out at'a moment's notice and that at
the outbreak, of thc trouble in Winnipeg they were not subservient, to
thc orders of them, but rather the
strikers. -n
A. A. Riicy, manager of thc Canada
Bread' company, gave evidence that
he had iio notice of thc strike until
about 2.30"p.m. thc first day of the
strike. That evening, said the witness, an organized gang, two truck-
loads of "strong-arm men," came
from down-town under thc leadership of a man named Winters, whom
witness believed was organizer for
the carpenters. These men forcibly
entered the building, shut off thc machinery and prevented the men from
Working.
_ "In response to a call by telephone
for aid, a police officer came," said
witness, "and as we entered the
building Winters came out. Speaking
to thc officer hc said: 'We've cleared
thc last ' scab out.' Thc policeman replied: 'That's fine'    Turn
Troops Refused
To Obey Orders
Mutiny Caused Polish General To
Resign Command.
Berlin.��� A despatch to the.Vor-
waerts from Brbnibcrg, province of
Posen, says it has been learned that
the real reason for the resignation of
General Musniki, commander of the
Polish troops in Posen, was that
there had been" sanguinary mutinies
of Polish troops in Posen,--- Gnesen
and Warthe, and also at the front.
Entire companies and even battalions, the despatch says, refused to
obey orders and maltreated their officers, In the Warthe camp, officers,
who endeavored to have resort to
arms, wcrc shot dead or were badly
wounded.
Extortioners In Britain
Are To Be Punished
Drastic Action
Of Minneapolis
Empowered  Mayor  To   Seize   Food
In Storage And Sell It At
Cost.
Minneapolis. ��� The    city    council
has;adopted.a resolution empowering
the mayor to seize and .take control
of all food storage warehouses here
with a view of undertaking the. distribution of foodstuffs stored therein
at cost to the consumer.
Thc reason for the distuibanccs is J-   A second resolution adopted order-
to
given as growing discontent on the
part of tlic soldiers at ithc Russian
system, which Musniki introduced.
U. S. Lecturers Are
��� Classed As Intruders
British   People   Would   Settle   Their
Affairs Themselves.
London'. ��� Answering a. question
in thc house of commons as-', to.;, whether the government considered informing the U.S. citizens here for a
prohibition campaign that ''the;British electors prefer to settle their
domestic questions for themselves,"
Edward Shortt, secretary of home
affairs, said:
"I am disposed to agree with the
suggestion that, the .British people
can settle this matter for themselves,
but, as I havc stated, "I do not think
this step by thc~ govern ment necessary."
The first part of the home secretary's answer was cheered.
cd'the public welfare commission
make   a    thorough    investigation    in
; living costs,    The   commission   was
' given authority to  subpoena witnesses and take testimony under oath,
The question of authority of the
mayor to act in the matter is being
investigated by slate and city authorities,
the
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Exemption Cases
c  measure  of  success   should ling to thc policeman, I said: 'Thi
bc  continued until  the  full  value
Jibly a few soldiers engaged in" relief|and a,s_�� that in   a   fcw   exceptional
work.
Thc supreme council has sent a
note to the Rumanian authorities
begging them to conform to the decisions of thc entente and not to
embarrass by previous decisions, thc
work of the intcr-allied investigating
commission sent to Budapest
Affect Wild Land Tax.
__Calgary..��� Hon. _ C.__L.-Mitchell,
acting premier of Alberta, stated that
he believed thc decision of thc privy
council against thc Hudson Bay Co.
in payment of surtax on lands in Saskatchewan would have thc effect of
producing payment of thc wild land
tax in Alberta on thc company lands.
Mr. Mitchell estimated this accumulated tax now totalled half a million.
cases Germans were being admitted
to England lo trade, under close
scrutiny. No indication as " to the
contents of the bill with regard to
thc liquor trade was given.
In _ the cast end of London, where
thc bread shortage is most acute,
queues formed outside thc independent bakeries, but wcrc mostly disappointed, for thc bakers, after worlc-
ing_j:oiUinuousIy_ _ for_ _ thinty^-hours,
displayed signs reading "Closed for
the clay for rest."
A rush was made for a shop where
a notice appeared that another batch
of bread would bc rcadv in thc aftcr-
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noon. -~
The strikes on" thc Southwestern
railway and in thc South London
tube were virtually ended.
is
derived from the industry.
The scheme for supply of fibre seed
from Western Canada should continue until such time as 'owing to the
return of norma! conditions or thc
development of other sources of
supply thc.question of a.seed supply
for the United Kingdom is put on- a
permanently satisfactory basis.
First Flight Over Rockies
Captain Hoy Landed at-Calgary and
.  Warmly Welcomed.
Calgary. ��� Captain..Hoy successfully completed the first air flight
over thc Canadian Rockies, 'when ftc
landed at Bowness Park, west of thc
city, at 8.55, in thc presence of a
great crowd-of citizens. Hoy was
met by Acting Mayor McCoubrey,
Brig.-Gcn. McDonald, officials of the
air club and others, and tendered a
luncheon at the Palliscr.
Hoy made, a perfect lauding and
is none thc -worse for his trip. Hc
states that his trip was most enjoyable and successful iii every way.
His lime from Lethbridge to Calgary, a distance of 130 miles, was
oncjiour jind^ f orty_ininutcSi.He_madc
The trip in from Vulcan to the city,
80 miles, in 25 minutes.
s is
pretty tough hick; they've done some
damage,' and he replied: T know, but
the people,are-not going to stand for
your business to be carried on lik>-
this you know.'"
, Rioting At Liverpool
Soldiers Charged Mob With Bayonets
and Distant Shots Are Heard.
Liverpool. ��� 'Troops at midnight
charged with-bayonets and .dispersed
a crowd" of "persons outside St.
George's Hall. Several of thc soldiers
were beaten with axe-handlcs by the
mob. At the same timc, firing was
heard in the Scotland road district.
Details of the trouble there havc not
yet been received.
Thc clash outside of St. George's
hall resulted from an attack on a
sentry -by rowdies who endeavored
to take away thc sentry's rifle. The
sentry fired his gun in thc air and a
squad of��� troops responded and
charged thc disturbers.
New Judgment Has Important Bearing on Legality of Orders-
-in-Council.
Montreal. ��� A judgment' which
may have an Important bearing upon
all exemption cases , under "the Military Service act, in that it questions
the legality of an order-in-council
cancelling exemptions which have
been duly and legally granted under
the letter of the act," was handed
down by Judge Leet in the case of
Lafard vs. Senecal.
It is indicated in the judgment
that it may be necessary to rehear
most of thc cases. The judgment
says that no order-in-council could
abrogate penalties-imposed under the
Military Service act and likewise
should not bc allowed to cancel ex
emptions  granted.
Mackenzie King
Is Liberal Leader
o~
Ottawa. ��� Hon. W. L. Mackenzie
King,  minister of labor in  tfie  Laurier administration, is the ncw leader
of the Liberal party,   lie was so acclaimed  on  the  eve  of thc   close of
the     national     Liberal     convention,
when    his    most    formidable    rival.
Hon. W. S."Fielding, moved that his
.election    be   made   unanimous.    Mr.
King, who subsequently spoke,    was
given an ovation,    as    was also Mr.
Fielding, when  he  rong.'-lulatcd bis
successful  opponent on   his   victory.
Mr.  King  was  elected en  what is
officially thc fourth ballot, but-, as a
mattcr-of fact, only three votes wcrc
lakcn.  This   -because   some    of   the
delegates    cast   their   votes    in    thc
third ballot before  Hon.  George   P.
Graham had announced his  decision
IO retire and the ballot war thrown
out. There was a similar mixup when
a number of delegates voted before
D. D. McKenzie retired.   As a result
it was decided  to   take   the   fourth
ballot on number five ballot papers.
With the contestants reduced to two
in  number,  the  interest is  thc final
vote was intense.   The veff, ��.s announced    by    Hon.    G. H. Murray,
chairman of the convention, was 476
for Mr. King andf 438 ior Mr. Field-
fa?, majority for the former of 33.
Allies To Buy Pork
Undertake Purchase Through a Common Buying Agency in the
United States.
Paris. ���" The allied governments
as represented at tlic conference of
their representatives in London have
agreed to undertake thc joint purchase of pork products " through a
common buying agency iu the United States. It is expected thc arrangements will go into effect on Aug. 8.
Germany, through the reparations
committee wiil probably bc required
to buy its pork products through thc
same agency in older to avoid competition.
Queen Victoria Statue.
Victoria, B. C. ��� Thc ' Prince of
Wales is to bc invited to lajr the
corner ston^h^_conncctio_n_-_with__thc
mounting of thc statue of Queen Victoria iu Parliament Square. Thc Harrison liner Historian is bringing the
statue lo this city. Thc monument is.!
of bronze and will be mounted on
Swedish granite. It was carved in
England before thc^'war, but shipment was prevented by the breaking
out of hostilities.
Britain's Thanks
Formal   Reception    Given    Military
Leaders and Others for War
Services.
London.���Marshal Foch of France,
the allied chief in command, and
various military and auxiliary services of Great Britain that served in
thc war, were given a formal vote of
thanks by tlic house of commons.
Thc vote included mention of thc
British  women's organizations.
The formal thanks of the government is part of thc recognition given
for war services. King George made
known_,his__rccom tnendation for���titles
and largc money grants to a number
of thc commanding officers of the
land, air and sea forces.
Strong Tariff Resolution
Text of Resolutions Submitted to the
National Liberal Convention.
Ottawa. ��� The  full   text   of
tariff  resolutions   submitted   to
national Liberal convention; was
follows:
"That the best interests of Canada
demand that.substantial reductions of
the burdens of customs taxation' be
made with a.yiew to the accomplishing of two purposes of thc highest
importance: First, diminishing the
very high cost of living which presses
so severely on the masses of the
people; second, reducing thc cost of
thc instruments of production in the
industries based on thc natural resources of the Dominion, the vigorous development of which is essential
to the progress of our country.
"That to these ends, wheat, wheat
flour, and all products of wheat, the
principal articles of food, farm implements and machinery, farm tractors,
mining, flour and sa\vmill machinery
and repair parts thereof; rough and
dressed lumber, gasoline, illuminating, lubricating and fuel oils,, etc.,
net twines, and fishermen's cquip-
J meats; cements and'' fertilizers,
should be free from custom duties,
as well as the raw material
into the same.
"That a revision downwards of the
tariff should be made whereby substantial reductions should bc effected
in thc duties of wearing apparel, and
footwear and on other articles of
general consumption (other than
luxuries) as well as on the raw material entering into the manufacture
of the same.   -
"That the British preference be increased to 50 per cent, of the general
tariff, and thc Liberal party hereby
pledges itself to implement by legislation" the provision of this revision
when returned to power."
Loudon, ��� The government bill
providing prosecution and penalties
for persons guilty of profiteering, the
text of which was made public, empowers the board of-trade to investigate price costs and profits, and, to
investigate complaints of unreasonable profits, whether wholesale or
retail.
After investigation, thc board of
trade is authorized to declare what
is a reasonable price and require that
the article bc sold at that price. In
case of failure to sell articles at the
price specified, the board is empowered to take proceedings against offenders before a court of summary
jurisdiction, which majr inflict penalties not exceeding a fine of ��200, or
six months' imprisonment.
The board of trade may require
local authorities to establish local oi
other committees to whom the board
may.delegate all its powers, with a
reservation to provide Tight, of appeal by dealers from any order or
decision of lhc local committees, and
may make provisions for the prevention of frivolous complaints; Thc
board of trade may authorize local
authorities, under prescribed conditions, to purchase and sell any article
to which the act applies. Thc act
will continue in force for six months,
unless parliament directs otherwise
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Big Housing Plan
Winnipeg's $2,000,000 Scheme Is Now
Likely To Be Realized.
Winnipeg. ��� Winnipeg's $2,000,000
housing scheme will bc proceeded
with immediately.
At a meeting of thc city housing
committee and the citizens' housing
committee, two sub-committees were
appointed, one to safeguard the city's
participation as to legality and another to approach public bodies to
raise a $100,000 guarantee fund.
The board of trade secretary announced that the.board 'is'"willing:-to
raise, by a joint stock company agreement, thc ten pcr cent, guarantee
fund required lo indemnify the city
against loss and that its members are
prepared to do everything in their
power to assist thc scheme.
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Many U. S. Shopmen On Strike
Barcelona Bombing.
Madrid. ��� Thc explosion of a
bomb in Barcelona, injuring four
persons, is reported in a despatch
from that city. The police are investigating thc explosion, which took
place iu thc Rue de la Rambla.
Sunk Bolshe  U-Boat.
London. ��� A Bolshevik submarine
has been sunk in thc Baltic_Sea by
the"British-torpedo boat destroyers
Valorous and Vancouver, according
to an official statement issued by the
admiral ly.
Villa Bandits Surrender.
Galveston, Texas. ��� Eighty-three
Villa bandits were killed, 33 takeu
prisoners and 116 rifles and 50 un-
wounded horses captured, in a .battle
between Carranza'troops, under command of Gen. Carlos Ozeuna, and
Villistas, tmder Martin Lopez, near
Balleza, Chihuahua, Aug. 2, accord-.
ing to an official telegram, to ' the'
Mexican "consuls.
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Report Bolshevik Success.
Stockholm. ��� The Social Dcino-
kraten reports that Archangel is in
thc hands of thc Bolshevik, who, it
says, havc succeeded in cutting the
connection between the Murmansk
and Archangel coasts.
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Entrance To League. -  -
Santiago, Chile. ��� The Chilean
senate unanimously approved the
entrance of Chile into the league of
nations.
Ira Stratton Resigns.
Winnipeg. ��� Ira   Stratton,   president -of   the Manitoba Civil Service
association, has resigned.
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Mackenzie King.
Kaiser's Trial in London.
London. ��� The   allies   have
altered their decision to hold thc
of the former German    emperor
London, Andrew Bonar Law, govern
ment leader, announced in thc house
not
trial
in
Japan Respects Chinese Sovereignty.
Tokio. ��� Viscount Uchida, the Japanese foreign minister, is a statement, declares that Japan does not
intend to claim any rights affecting
the territorial sovereignty of China
in Shantung. ��� Hc promises that thc
Japanese troops will be withdrawn
immediately an airangcmcnt is concluded with China. Japan, moreover,
the foreign minister's, statement adds,
is .considering the .establishment at
Tbing Tao of a general foreign settlement instead of a purely Japanese
settlement.
Resign From Police Union.
London. -- Thc loyal police of
Birkenhead, across thc Mersey from
Liverpool, have unanimously resigned membership in thc police union as
a protest against the hitter's action
in calling a strike. Thc men comprise
about half the Birkenhead police
force. '   '
This  is   the  first  instance   of
police in any    of    thc    strike
openly  repudiating thc union.
loyal
areas
Movement in the Unauthorized Walkout From Railways Still
Spreading.
Chicago. ��� Leaders of thc Chicago
district council -of thc Federated
Railway Shopmen's union said that
725,000 was a. conservative estimate
of thc number of shopmen on strike
throughout thc country and that the
movement wa.s still spreading. They
declared violence wonld not bc
countenanced by the organisation
and so far as lliey knew no mait
.train*! had been interfered wilh.
Invite Foch to U. S.
Paris.���Marshal Foch, commander-
in-chief of the allied armies during
thc war, is reported by the Echo de
Paris to havc been invited by thc
JJnitcd State? government, as well as
several organisations in that country,
to visit America.
' Rhondda's Millions.
Toronto. ��� Millions.of dollars of
the estate of the late Lord Rhondda,
arc now on their way from the old
country to Canada and will be invested in thc Cobalt, Porcupine, Abi-
tibi and Peace River portions of Canada.
This information was given by V.
Lloyd-Evans, of Vancouver, who was
secretary for the late Lord Rhondda
He said no action in the matter could! and bas been looking after various
be taken until the German peace] interests of the estate in Canada for
treaty w3s ratified.   - {several months. '
Aviator Drowned.
Winnipeg. ��� Thomas H. Billmau,
flight lieutenant, R.A.F., who recently returned from overseas, ��� was
drowned while swimming " near
Myrtle, Man. Hc is a son of Col. T.
H. Billman, of this city.
French Food Plan Is Success.
Paris. ��� Th.e plan recently adopted by thc French food ministry to reduce food prices is working successfully in sonic of the French cities.
At Havre eggs havc been reduced
fiom $1.20 pcr dozen to 60 cents,
onions from ten to five cents pcr
pound, and potatoes from four lo
two cents pcr pound. Thc reductions
in some foodstuffs vary from 20 to
50 pcr cent.
To Guard  Against
National Bankruptcy
To Curb Profiteers.
London. ��� Thc government's bill
providing prosecutions and* penalties
for persons found guilty of profiteering has passed tbe first reading in
the house of commons.   -
Hair's New Title.
London. ��� Field Marshal Sir Douglas Haig, who has been raised to
the peerage by King George,, will
take the title Earl Haig of Benier-
side. '        ��.
Prince Will Visit Quebec.
Quebec. ��� His Royal Highness,
the Prince of Wales, will slay four
days in Quebec City aftcr he lands
here on Thursday, Aug. 21, about five
o'clock in the afternoon. He will
proceed directly to his specially reserved quarters at the citadel, where
he will be received by the official representatives. The following day thc
official reception will be held at the
parliament buildings, where addresses
of welcome will bc presented by Sir
Losaer Gouin and Ma3'or Lavigueur.
The prince will remain in Quebec until Sunday the 24th inst.
W.
N.
U.
1276
The Order Of Merit
Lloyd George Receives Token of Appreciation From the King.
London. ��� King George has conferred upon Premier David Lloyd
George the Order of Merit as a sign
of his appreciation of Lloyd George's
war services. In a letter to the premier, dated Buckingham Palace, August 5, announcing the award, the
King says:
"My Dear Prime Minister:
"Honors and rewards to officials
of thc army, navy and air forces having been submitted to parliament, I
feci "that my people will share with
mc regret that it is not possible to
express the nation's grateful recognition of the persistent services rendered by the prime minister, both in
carrying,the war to a victorious end,
and in securing an honorable peace.
To rectify somewhat this omission.
and, personally, to mark my high
esteem, it gives me great pleasure to
confer upon you the Order of Merit.
"Believe me.
"Yours very sincerely,
(Signed) "GEORGE, R.I."
Ferdinand Offered Doubtful Honor.
JBerlin. ��� According to a Vienna
despatch to the Zwoelf Uhr Blatt,
the counter-revolutionary" Hugarian
government has offered the Hungarian throne to King Ferdinand, of Rumania.
London. ��� "If wc continue spending at thc rate we are now, it will
lead straight to rational bankruptcy,"
was thc strong warning given by J.
Austen Chamberlain, chancellor ol
thc exchequer, in the house of commons.
"If wc cannot increase production," hc continued, "we shall go
straight to national bankruptcy.
Neither increased production nor reduced . expenses alone will be sufficient. Wrc havc got lo do both if wc
arc to pull through and turn the
corner. The balance between, expenditure and revenue is definitely
and seriously less favorable than
when I madc my budget statement
Both sides of thc account are-failing
to realize expectations.
"Thc delay in the conclusion ol
peace involved greater naval and
military cxpcndtluic, and one or two
new blocks of expenditure have been
sanctioned " -
Mr. Chamberlain cited an additional ��20,000,000 for pensions and increased naval pay and ��4,500,000 for
the police.' On the receipts side, the
speaker continued, the, decision ta
continue control of food meant delay
in realizing on thc vast trading ia
stocks of jthe food .industry and,
therefore," ��70,000,000 from that
source will not reach the exchequer
tliis ycar.
The whole government, Mr. Chamberlain said,' saw the seriousness of
the situation " and was endeavoring
tot find a remedy.
s.-^.,^..:-- THE LEDGE
;< a year strictly in advance,  or #2.50
- ;u uot paid for three months.   If not
d for until the end of the year it is $3
, ip, always $2.50 a year to the United
iris in advance.
R. T. LOWERY.
Editor and Financier-	
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
'Jo:U and Oil Notices     7.00
.Hstray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks ,    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears ir notice, . $5.00 for each additional claim.) _*
All other legal advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and S cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, uonpariel
measurement.
Be sure, not to eat an orange and
spinach at the same meal. The
oxalic acid in the Spinach is
set free by the citric acid in the
orange, and the result is a case of
poisoning. Eating tomatoes and
lemon juice at tbe same meal will
haye about the same result. Cherries and milk is another combination followed by bad results.
ETHE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
Pate is a dice shaker, and   rolls
the bones for all.
No man can be really great unless he has a sense of humor. (]
Let "us say nothing^about it, and
perhaps the Flu will not wake up
fehis fall.        	
Without' bard work genius
never makes the world take notice.
Without genius hard^work has the
same result.
It pays to raise alligators. They
live on meat, but eat no food of
any kind for eight months, from
September ljo May 1.
Perhaps tbe dog-days had something to do with the coon trouble
:;q Chicago. It is better to hold
xiots in cold weather.
Irrigation will makethe Southern part of British 1 Columbia the
wonderland of fehe world. More
auto roads ^hd bigger hotels will
make it a tourist Mecca that will
astonish the universe. Wo have
20 times more scenery than Switzerland, but are short of boosters
and advertising. This province
needs a cabinet minister who will
devote his entire time to the tourist trade.
What has become  of the little
boy, who'used to slip up gently to
the bartender saying;   ''Mister  do
��� you want feo buy a flask?"
Ir   everybody    'worked   longer
"'-���.ours and wasted less   food,  etc.,
-.'������j? high cost of living would be a
.r-.antom of the past in a year.
As a rule the man who does more
x -;k than he is paid [for,   usually
��� 1 ihe end gets paid for more than
0 actually does.    Clock watchers
-should try the system.
.When tho airplane  passed  over
Greenwood on Thursday   we were
thrilled to hear one gentleman give
a cheer, while all  the  rest looked
on with mild curiosity and wonderment.   The   post-oflice   bell  rang
with enthusiasm.    Wh��t is wrong
with the people of Greenwood that
they cannot cheer?   In a few weeks
a young gentleman of rather shy,
but   agreeable   manners,    with   a
ready smile for everyone, will pass
through Greenwood.    He happens
to be heir  to the greatest throne
the world has ever seen.    Citizens
will be at the station to   see   him.
Will he, too,   be   greeted   with   a
faint ' cheer.      Greenwood   people
should learn to cheer.    It is good
for them.    In a good  old  rousing
British  cheer there is something
that stiis ihe blood and warms the
heart.
/^REAM OF TARTAR, which
^^ is derived from grapes, has no
substitute for making a baking
powder of highest quality.
That is the reason it is used in
Dr. PRICE'S
CREAM
BAKING POWDER
!
PRE-EMINENT FOR MAKING THE
~; FINEST AND MOST WHOLESOME FOOD
[..._      ���STANDARD FOR SIXTY YEARS
Contains No Alum���
Leaves No Bitter Taste
Order Now
Your Cutting Machinery -   Binders   -   Mowers
ar^d Rakes
We handle the McCormick and Deering   Line
and will be pleased to order repairs
for all makes of Machines
Get our prices on Barb Wire and   Nails.     We can
save you money on large or small lots.
II    Ship us .your hides.   We pay cash and remit promptly.
BROWNS     -
Midway, B. G.
H. McKEE
GREENWOOD
Dealer in
WOOD
Orders Promptly Filled
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.-
of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelling and Refining Department',
TRAIL, URITISH COLUMBIA Z
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Ores
Producers   of Gold,   Silver,   Copper,   Blueslone, -Pig I^ad  and Spelte'r
BRAND
"TADANAC
MEANTIME ITS THE LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE
When we originated the phrase,
cenfe belt;, aB applied to the effete
east, over 20 years ago, we did not
think the cent wonld /ever reach
this far west. Ife has been here for
three years.
Thanks to science, wheat can
now be grown_several hundred
miles further north than it could
20 years ago. Science is wonderful
ancl may yet be able to make icecream out of the North Polo, or
find a lawyer who never told a
lie.
"Ake you   an   American   or a
Canadian?" said Mose Burns to an
important looking guy on a Kettle
Valley train tbe other day.    "Neither" said the guy, "I'm a gentle
man, just one year out from  Eng-  ^
land.'*    Having forgotten his lasso  ��j��
Mose had to let ife escape.
CAN" APFOED CARS.
Over a third of all motor cars in
Ontario are owned by farmers or
drovers, the number being 37,71S
out of a total of 109,374 licenses
issued in "1918. Yet it is bufe a
few months since farmers were
urged to denouneejjtho good roads
expenditure as waste.
Johnny���What was your sister
angry about?
Willie���She sent me to the drug
store to get some cold cream and I
gofe ice cream. .That was the coldest I could got.
m TOUCH
"Keeping in touch with your
daughter afe the seashore?"
''Yes; she sends home her clothes
for ma to wash.
"How fast is your ear?" asked
Perkins.
"Well" said Parker, "it keeps
about six months ahead of my
income generally. -    -      ,-    -
* �����* * * ** * **# 4�� 4* *
Float
MIDWAY     GARAGE
M I DWAY, B.c/
Autos of all   kind s   repaired.   Tire   vulcanizing  a   specialty.
Shock ab3 orbers, oils, and all kinds of auto supplies for sale.
G ENERAL BLACKSMITHING
GOODELL   &   SAUNIER
In lhe days that are ahead,-the enterprising business mail
will no donbt have  liis air machine.. When he wants to interview an out-of-town customer, a few minutes' glide through the "
air will bring him and his man together. ���
Meantime, he'has to be   content  with something short of
that.   I-Ie finds lhat most efficient substituie in the Long Distance Telephone.   This brings him voice-to-voice with his cus-
" tomer, aud gives all that is necessary of the personal touch. '
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY,   Ltd.
$������ ������
For Sale.���A Perfection A,
wire-stitching- machine. Apply
to The Ledge.
Synopsis of      ���
Land Ac* Amendments,!
'P. BBRNS & CO.
AAPA FOOD BOARD LICENSE NO.-113-
Dealers in Fresh and Salt Meats, Fish
and Poultry. Shops in nearly all the
towns of the Boundary and Kootenay.
Culameen liotel
PRINCETON, B.C.
One of the largest hotels, in
the city. Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty meals.
A. O. JOHNSON
PROP.
OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO
rt - -    -
T.    THOMAS
CLOTHES CLEANED
PRESSED AND REPAIRED
TAILOR - GREENWOOD
ouo*��oooooooooooooooooooooo
COPPER STREET, GREENWOOD, B.C. \\*^!*"���*i ****-*"*?*
Thr further east you go tbe
higher you find the church steeples,
and the lower the . school houses
become. That is why knifeblade
mentalities are so common in Quebec and other parts .oi the cent
belt. ' Nothing broadens the mind
like living in the west or travelling.
These days the   mail-sacks all
oyer Canada, are bulging with circulars urging suckers   to   buy oil
Ptoeks in Texas.    The circulars are
written with a view to exciting the
enpidity of the   human   fool who
thinks that   far   away   fields are
greasy, and that he can win against
another man's game.    The govern-
-mpnt should prevent Canada being
Hooded-with these stock circulars,
f>6 that fools  will keep their money
for legitimate investments afe home.
The oil stock  boom  afe Calgary a
'.jw years ago should be a lesson to
-ne universe.    Bufe then, you can-
Mos keep a sucker  away   from   a
skin game.
^ C LOAT is not a periodic- ju
,    al.    It is a book con-   ;
taining 80 illustrations all
told,  and is   filled    with 4��
sketches   and    stories'  of ��j*
western life.    Ife tells how ���$���
a gambler cashed in after  j.
fehe flush days of Sandon ;  T
how it rained in New Den- j*
ver  long after  Noah was "P
JT  dead; how a parson took a ��J��
j* drink  at Bear   Lake   in <��>
fr early   days;   how   justice a
��f��  was dealt in Kaslo in '93;  T
������ how fehe ��� saloon  man out-  **"
jfr prayed the women in Kala- V
jf mazoo, and graphically de- *j��
jj* picfes fehe   roamings .of   a ��g��
*r western editor among  the' a
��$��. tender-feet in fehe cenfe belt.  T
e��t It contains fehe early history j��*
,4,  of Nelsoii and a   romance "T
T of fche Silver King mine,  Hh
*��* In   it are   printed    three tfy
jl, western- poems, and dozens &
"T of articles   too   numerous   .
J* ,to mention.     Send for one' ^*"
*3* before ife is too late.'  The V
��$�� price   is   50   cents,  post- ��|��
-��g�� paid to any part of   the'���������
A world.     Address   all   lefe-' &
J.  tors to ���>
Minimum   price   of   flrst-class   land
reduced to $5 an acre; second-class to
'   $2.50 an acre,
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only. ���'
Records will be granted covering- only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
and which is non-tirnber land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four rtiay
arrange for - adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but each making
necessary improvements on respective
claims. <9
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for
five years and make improvements to
value of $10 per acre, Including clearing- and cultivation of at least o^acres,
before receiving Crown Grant/
Where pre-emptor in occupation not
le��s than 3 years,,and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be
granted intermediate certificate of improvement and tran&fer his claim.
Records without permanent .residence may be issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of
$300 per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make Improvements
or record same will operate as for-
leiture. Title cannot be obtained in
- ,'ess than 5 years, and improvements
of ?10 00 per acre, including 5 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
of at least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, if he
requires land in conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made
ancl residence maintained on Crown
granted land. 9
Unsurveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesites;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
Foi; grazing and industrial purposes
arc-as" exceeding 640 acres may be
lea.sed by one person or company.
Mill, factory or Industrial sites on
timber land not exceeding: 40 acres
may be purchased; conditions include
payment of stumpage.
Natural hay meadows inaccessible
by existing roads may be purchased
conditional upon construction of-a road
to them. Rebate of one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
price, is made.
PHONE   13
Auto    and   Horse   Stages
Leave    Greenwood    Twice
Dailyno Meet Spokane and
Orovifle Trains
CANADIAN
!'\
Autos for Mire.   The finest
Turnouts in the Boundary.
Light'and Heavy Draying
Palace   Livery  And  Stage
GREENWOOOD. B.C.
W.. H.   DOCKSTEADER, Ppop.
Old newspapers for-sale at
The Ledge office. Get some be-
foie they are OT
gone.
NOTICE
-T0~
Returned Soldiers,
Beginning July 20
LOCAL C.P.R. TRAIN
���FROM���
GRAND   FORKS  to   MIDWAY
���Will run only on���
Wednesdays and Saturdays
as follows
Leave���Grand Forks, 8.30 a.m.,
Phoenix, 11.15 a.m., Greenwood
12.30 noon, arriving at Midway
1.30 p.m.
Leave���Midway 2 30 p.m., Greenwood-, -3.20���p.ror' arriviDg~Gran""d
Forks 5 p.m.
Trains leave Gerrard twice a
week. ��� On Tnesdays at 7 p.m. On
Saturdays at 7 a.m.. They return
to Gerrard on the eame days.   -
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-J*
4��
tne Rotel
nelson, !!��������
The only up,-t(vdate Hotel in the inter ior,   First-class
in every respect,
CENTRALLY LOCATED
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
each room.
ROOMS WITH PRIVATE BATHS.
-       CUISINE AVND SERVICE THE BEST
First Class Cafe and Barber Shop
Steam Healed;  Electric Lighted.
RATES $1.00 per day and up; European Pian.
Bus Meets all Trains and Boats.
m
*
GUARD" AGAINST  FIRE
GRANTS
| R* T. Lowery *
GREENWOOD, B. C.     ig>\
*
*
���f"f"f'l��t"l"f"f��|'*���+���!���*
PRE-EMPTORS'      FREE
> ACT.
rear a/ter the conclu.lSn Jj'.hJ11"  one
emptlons recorded yof!2LTer3 ��-n    pre-
TaiM are remitted f���r 2une 28' �������
Provision fS return of ���^ears-
Allied Foroes  or din�����Sy ""^bers ��'
Hatment to March 81  mo en"
SUB-PURCHASER| OP CR0W*  ���
Provision made for Issuann. ~,
Crown gTants 'to mih r.,.I��tu ace ot
Crown EuSE acquWn* ^ei% of
purchasers who ikiled tHsbta from
purchase, involving forf��A?��� comPlet��
Aliment of conS^l^f,��" 'interest and taxes.   Where 5��h ���^\ ln~
made by Stoy i��� iSp2o.     ons  must  be
GRAZING. C
vldes for gnuslnir district!? . "z7 pro"
Annual grazing permits isai?M>?_,n!��
on numbers ranged-nHoriVw- b?eed
lished    ownera.      stP^k-o^nf��estab-
4*1 ?ra��M,K^fisw2re
DR. WOOD, of Greenwood, B.C.
has been appointed by the Depart-
menfc 0f Soldiers' Civi! Re-Establishment SB Medical Representative
wfibse duties are to attend feo all
returned men who may be taken
ill any time within one year of discharge, whether the cause be from
war service or nofe, and to men who
are suffering a recurrence of disability caused by War service, at
any time.
*
R. J. MUIR
ALLENBY
Pool Room and First-Class
Barber Shop
Cigars. Tobaccos. Soft Drinks.
Ice-Cream Parlor ia Coaaectioa
.   Come ia Often
WHICH ROAD WILL YOU TAKE
CiLZ-  ^^Wf ON,  Assayer and
Chesnist,   Box   biioS,   Nelsoa,   B.   C.
F"Ug{?:~^3?i(l��Silver'Irfad ��r Copper.
?2.oo    SiIver._Cead-Ziacfe.oo^ Charges
for other metala, ete., on application.
[J.  E. CAMERON,
Leading Tailor of the Kootenays.
KASLO     B C.
The big   hill   often   holds small
\potatoes.
MONUMENTS
KOOTENAY GRANITE AND
MONUMENTAL CO.. LTD.
FRONT ST..     NELSON,     BOX 865
Subscribersare reminded that
The Jue^ge is $2 a year when
paid in advance. When not so
paid it is $2.S0 a year.
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