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THE  OLDEST  MINING  CAMP .NEWSPAPER  IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA
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Vol.   XXVII.
GREENWOOD, B. G., THURSDAY, AUGUST 26, 1920.
No. 7
Cosy Homes
Make your home cosy and attractive fey filling it with some
of our choice antoleeant Furniture. Carpets and Pictures.
Use our Crockery, Granite and Tinware in your kitchens
ana dinine rooms '
Oils for machines of all kinds, coupled with a large stock of
well-assorted Hardware
T. M. GULLEY & CO.
PHONE 28. - ��� GREENWOOD, B.C
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Fresh Fruits and Vegetables arriving daily.   Oiir Price���the lowest.
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Agents for Five Roses Flour
Phone 46      LEE & BRYAN
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Laco Tungsten Lamps
25 to 50 Watt Lamps���50c each.
Watt Lamps���$1,25 each,
NITROGEN
LAMPS
60 Watts   ���   /   *   $1.25 each
100    �����"     ���   -    -  -2.00 ��������
200   ��.    /   ,   /    3.50 "s
Greejiwoed City Waterworks Co.
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We carry a full line of
Groceries, Flour and Feed
Your Patronage Solicited
Taylor 0 Jenkin
Phone!? Greenwood
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WINDSOR HOTEL
GREENWOOD, 0. C.
The WINDSOR HOTEL is heated with steam
and electricity. Fine sample rooms. A comfortable home for tourists and travellers. Touch the
wire if yoa wane rooms reserved. The buffet is
replete with cigars, cigarettes, cooling beverages,
buttermilk and ice-cream.
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WE SERVE YOU
What services do your bankers render ?
Do they supply you with sound, practical
advice based on up-to-date knowledge of
markets, prices and business conditions?
Do they help you to take advantage of yonr
opportunities and increase your income ?    ~
This Bank is prepared to help farmers in
everyway possible.
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THE CANADIAN BANK
OF COMMERCE
PAID-UP CAPITAL      -       *       $15,000,000
RESERVE FUND .        ���       $15,000,000
.GREENWOOD BRANCH, Ii & Brawders, Manager.
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STORE OF QUALITY"
We carry a large line of
MEN'S FURNISHINGS
GROCERIES
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- AND
HARDWARE ���
J. G. McMynn, Midway
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Leckie Shoes
And A
Fine Line Of
Men's
Furnishings
W. Elson 8 Co
Greenwood, B. Ci
I 'BUY-AND.SELL ANY MINING
OR INDUSTRIAL STOCK LIST-
ED ON ANY EXCHANGE.
I   WILL   BUY   ANY   AMOUNT
OF ANY. ISSUE OF   THE   DOMINION   OF    CANADA   WAR
LOAN
D. ST. DENIS
P. O. Box 1102      -      Nelson, B.C
Kodaks, fiill line of Films
and Supplies at
Goodeve Drug Store
NEW   HARNESS   SHOP
I have opened a new harness shop and
am prepared to make "harness to order
and to do all kinds of repair work. Shop
equipped with modern machinery. All
work guaranteed.
CT A7 CRAWFORD,     GRAND FORKS
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J, C LOAT is not a periodic- ^
*^ al. It ia a book con- J*
��jt taining 86 illustrations ajl *��*
^ told,' and is filled with "j��
T sketches and stories of ��$*
j* western life. It tells how <��.
Tt a gambler cashed in after ^
4�� the flash days of Sandon ; jj"
��|�� how it rained in New Den- "P
ju ver long after Noah was "I*
. dead; how a parson took a 4��
*** drink  at Bear   Lake   in <��,
V early days; how justice jl
��J�� was dealt in Kaslo in 93; TT
��g�� how the saloon man out- *%
ju prayed the women in Kala- &
j> mazoo, and'graphically de* ^��
J? piets the   roamings   of  a j,
V western editor among the j*
����* tender-feet in the cent belt,  jj*
������ It contains the early history *t*
ei, of Nelson and a  romance >j*
���^ pf the Silver King mine. ������
���^ In it are printed three &
A western poems, and dozens' ^
. of articles too numerous j"
j^ to mention. Send for one ***
���^ before ifc is too late. The *��
4�� price   is   60   cents,  post-" 4*
��|�� paid to any part of* the <g��
ju world.      * <?^���<.o   nti   !���.�����
Address   all  let-
ters feo
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Around Home
-Myrtle Garrison of Princeton,
is the guest of Miss Eva Murray.
A school for Jv Doukhobors is
under construction near Spencer.
Mrs. Jack Rys.u is spending a
few days' in town from Rossland.
D. R. McElmon, watchmaker
and Jeweller, Greenwood,   B.   C.
Miss Nellie Axatn has returned
to town from visiting friends in
Trail.
Mrs, C. J. McArthur arrived in
the city on Saturday from Meyers
creek.
.The Pythian Sisters will meet
on Friday evening, Sept. 3rd at
8 o'clock. .���
C. J. Bales of the Bank of
Montreal staff, is on a holiday in
Vancouver. " ,   ,
Dan McBeatb, who has been
employed at the Bell mine, has
left for Princeton.
The I. O. O. F. Lodge held a
very successful dance in Phoenix
on Monday evening.
Mrs. Geo. Inglis and daughter,
Irene, have returned from a visit
to friends at the coast.
The-warm spell was broken on
Tuesday and the followiug morning the much needed rain arrived.
'Mr. Ketring, professor of electricity, of Seattle, was on an inspection tour of the local smelter.
Mrs. Cross returned to Trail on
Tuesday, after " visiting her
sisters, Mrs. R. Lee and Miss
Bryan, of this city.
The dismantling  of the converter building  and the  40 ton
crane commenced - on  Monday at-i
the local smelter."
James Hallett and Norwood
Docksteader returned on Tuesday morning from spending a few
days' at Christina Lake.
Frank  Whitford,_of Victoria, J
arrived in the city on Wednesday
to attend  the   funeral    of   his
father, Richard Whitford.
Mrs. Mill, wife of Dave Mills,
who owns a ranch at Ferry,
Wash., died very suddenly In-the
Oroville hospital last week.
Knock down the high cost of
living by ordering vegetables
from- Taylor & Jenkin. Six
pounds for 25c. Received fresh
every Friday.
George Lister returned to Vancouver this morning, after attending the funeral of his wife, which
took place in Greenwood on
Tuesday afternoon.
Miss M. McArthur has returned
to town from visiting -friends in
Kamloops, for some time. ,Miss
McArthur will be on the teaching
staff .of" the Trail school during
the coming term. '
Charles King reports that the
house near the school which he
is in charge, has been broken
into and the bathroom fixtures
cut off, and by the look of things
are ready to be moved at any
time.
George Heatherton spent a few
days' in town last week on his
way to Princeton, from attending
the International, Mine, Mill and
Smelter Workers Convention at
Denver, Colorado. George is
now an organizer for the International,
Petty thieying appears to be
common in the Boundary," -Last
week a clothes line was stripped
of underwear, dressses, etc., in
Grand Forks, while in Greenwood a number of houses are
minus windows, doors, and other
fixtures.
The last meeting of the K. of
P. Lodge, No. 29, was held in
Phoenix on Aug. 25, when the
consolidation of the Phoenix and
Greenwood Lodges were consummated. , About IS members of the
Grand Forks Lodge and 12 members of the Greenwood Lodge
took part in the ceremony.
Death of Mrs. Geo. Lister |p^s^ss^^^^^
I Western Float I
The death of Mrs. Lister, (nee
Tillie Graham), wife of George
Lister occurred at Ocean Falls on
Thursday, August -19th, after a
few days' illness.
The deceased was born in Armstrong and at the time of her death
was at the age of 27 years and 1
day. Coming to Greenwood cwhen
she was about two years old, and
had lived her until four years ago,
when she entered the Vanconyer^
General Hospital as a nurse in
training, being a member of the
1920 Class. While in training
"Tillie"  met George Lister  and
Chilliwack had $60,000 fire last
week.
Lloyd George may visit British
Colnmbia next year.  ���
Osoyoos will hold a celebration
on Sept. 6, Labor Day.
George Thompson, the Fernie
undertaker is removing to Toronto.
B. G. Mctfwan, a Fernie baker,
recently installed an electric cake
mixer.
It is estimated that the population of B. C. has jnmped from
380,000 to 530,000 since 1917.
The City of Rossland will pro-
on July 22, 1919, they were mar- vide camp grounds for tourist,
ried in Vancouver.    On August 1,  This is a move in  the right direc-
of the same year, she gave up her tion
work   in   the   hospital,   went to
Ocean   Falls  where   her husband fined $600 for prescribing cocaine
was employed   and    lived   there contrary to *he Opium & Drug Act
of Canada.
until   Thursday
passed away.
last   when   she
Two hundred ex-soldiers of
Ontario will enter upon their new
It is not very often that a death datieB when the public school of
casts snch profound sorrow over a Ontario open on September 1.
town as in this case when the news La8t ^ a Btock car contaiQiDg-
was carried that one of Green- 14 C0W8 passed through Greenwood
wood's former citizens bad passed on their way to the smelter farm
  near Trail.
After a conscientious service extending over approximately 20
years Chief of Police William McRae of Vancouver has tendered his
resignation.
American farmers are coming to
British Columbia. They have purchased in this province over three
million acres since the beginning
of the year.
H. B. Walken, assistant district
engineer of the C.P.R., and one of
the oldest officials in the service of
away. "Tillie" as she known to
all, was a^ great favorite with
everyone, and her loss will be
keenly felt wherever she was
known.
The funeral was held in Greenwood on Tuesday, from the Imperial hotel, to the local cemetery.
Rev. E. G. Smyth officiating.
The remains were followed to the
last resting place by a very large
cortege, people coming from Grand
Forks,  Midway,   Beaverdell, and
other places,-to pay-respect to th8-[^e'8^'ap&By.jn,vBriti8h_eolumbia,-
kfce Mrs. Lister.
The following were the pall
bearers: D. McPherson, W. R.
Dewdney,*H. Bryan, Dr. Burnett,
L. E. Brawders and J. V. Mills.
Those sending floral tributes
were: The Family, Vancouver
General Hospital Classmates 1920,
Mr, and Mrs. G. A. Rendell, Mr.
and Mrs. D. Mcintosh, Mr. and
Mrs. D. McPherson, Lee & Bryan,
Dr. Burnett, McCreath family,
Mr. and Mrs. J. V. Mills, Mr. and
Mrs. L. E. Brawders, Mr. and
Mrs. T. M. Gulley,~Mr. and Mrs.
G. B. Taylor, Mr. and Mrs. T.
-Jenkin,""_Mrr "and- "Mrs.-" W.~B,
Fleming, Mr. and Mrs. C. King,
Mr. Wilson, Mrs. G. Bong, and
Mrs. Keady.
Rock Creek District Notes
H. A.. Ames, of Molson. has been
appointed manager of the United
Farmers store afe Rock Creek.
A farewell Dance will held in
honor of Noel B. Kelsey, who is
leaving shortly for Detroit, in fehe
Riverside Hall on Friday evening,
Sept. 3rd. ' Everybody come.
and far.   The Sock Creek orch
estra supplied excellent music, and
Card of Thanks
recent sad bereavement.
FOR SALE
Ten room residence in Anaconda together with six lots. Will sell for ��700
or less than one fifth of original cost.
Terms one third cash, balance eqnal
payments one and two years; interest 7 ���_.��������
percent, on deferred payments.    Fine  under   the   direction
chance secure choice home at -very low  \faf��Tirfjai
cost.    Address F. Keffer,  610 Hntton   a3J*'XJ���*a>
Block, Spokane.
x?T Mining News   --
-" -   > ,     ''���.���>,
The California-Athabasca mill
on Give-Out creek, above Nelson,
commenced operations last week.
A rumor is current that the Consolidated Co., of Trail, are aboufe feo
re-open fehe famous Sfe. Eugene
mine at Moyie.
Df-   f ���   Rose  of Calgary, was
The Dance held in the United
Farmers hall   on Friday   evening
was a mosfe  enjoyable affair.   A 	
large crowd attending from near had unlawfully kept liquor for sale
retired from the company's service
last month. He has been with the
company since 1881.
The American Expeditionary
Force will paBS into history, at the
end of the present month, when
the only- remaining unit of the
army that fought in France,
A.E.F. headquarters will cease to
exist.
Cheap batter, milk, eggs, poultry- and garden truck for its employees will be provided by the
Trail smelter, which is now run'
ning a 300-acre farm near Trail for
ihe production of these commodities.
Captain H. B. Brenton fell to
death~in_the "wateriT'of "English
Bay, Vancouver, when the Boeing
flying boat, in which he was flying
turned over in the air at a height
of 1000 feefe, throwing him from
the cockpit. This is Vancouver's
second air tragedy of the year.
There is nofe much chance of the
Doukhobors leaving Grand Forks
or other parts of Canada. Peter
Veregin has jusfe returned from a
land seeking tour of the south
eastern states. He was not impressed witb the living conditions
in thafe section.
A huge stock of liquor which
had literally filled a warehouse of
the Canadian Pacific Wine Co., of
Vancouver, was last week ordered
confiscated to fehe Crown. This
liquor was seized some time ago
as it was found thafe the concern
daring the period from May 31 feo
j July 31.    The value of the liquor
is estimated at $237,000.    This is
the ladies were responsible for the probably the largest seizure ever
many good things to eat.        , made in Canada.
Tuberculosis 4m on the wane in
British Colombia. In 1917 there
George Lister, of Ocean Falls, was 1. OS per 1000 from this disease,
wishes to thank all friends for their Iu l91s the rate had riseD *0-1'23-
kind expressions of eympathy and Laa* year the percentage had de-
beautifnl floral tributes during his creased to ��97'  wbi3e 'hia *ear ifc
has shrunk still further to .82.
The decrease is due to thexam*
paign of education in which more
than fifty thousand pamphlets on
combating the white plagae were
distributed in the schools and
camps and other places " of congregation   through   fehe  province,
of Hon. Dr.
minister    of    public
health.
A new copper lead  was struck
on   the Mountain  Chief mine at,
Renata,  lasfe week.    It is' a 1000
feet down the slope, from the old
workings.
The ore receipts at the Trail
smelter, up to the middle of August have passed the 200,000 mark
for the enrrent year. ' The actual
figure, including the statement of
weekly receipts issued for Aug. 14,
is 201,144 tons.
During the second week of this
month the Trail smelfeer received
30 tons of concentrates from the
Lanark mine afe Glacier, and 42
tons of ore from the Veous mine afe
Carcross, Y.T. This is the firsfe
time these mines have appeared on
the shipping list afe Trail for- the
currenfe year.
Up to date, the Creighton mine
at Copper Cliff, Ontario, has produced nearly nine million tons of
nickel-copper ore, having an average value of ��35 per ton, -and' the
present indications are thafe ife will
produce as much more. Ife has
been the making of fehe International Nickel Company and its subsidiary, the Canadian Copper Company. 	
"Canadian producers of silver
are receiving about SI. 10 for fehe
metal they sell in Canada at current prices," which is above 97
cents an ounce, according to an
operator;*" Thiols'eoaiparable-'W'ith
a 81 received by Americans for ore
produced and sold in fehis country.
The Canadian producer is profiting
from a premium of 13 to 15 per
cent, on New, York drafts. The
Consolidated Mining and Smelting
company, "operating a smelter afe
Trail, B.C., is reported to be paying such a premium. The American producer receives $1 for his
ore and pays his bills in American
money, while the Canadian receives $1.10 and pays his bills in
Canadian money. The American
stockholder in a Canadian mine
incurs a little loss through discounts on dividents paid in Canadian money,���Spokesman Review.
fifeS
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- The Hedley Gold Mining company operating on the Nickel Plate
afe Hedley, has 150 men afe work,
says a report from the field. Two-
thirds of this number are engaged
underground and fehe remainder in
the mill and the power plant. The
company is extracting gold bearing
ore containing S9 to tho ton, as
compared with $12 in some former
years. The cost of production is
38.50 a ton. It is stated that con-
siderable development is planned
in expectation of a body of richer
ore. Ore is being taken oufe of the
Nickel Plate at several levels. Ore
cars holding two tons run on a
narrow guage electric railway fc r a
mile oufe of the mine. Then fehe
ore is dumped into a tipple at the
top of a steep sidehill. From the
tipple the ore is dumped into cars
operating on long steel cables and
running down a sidehill that seem?
almost ^perpendicular. The long
slide to fehe mill is made in two
sections. A trip to the Nickei
Plate in one of the little ore cars
beafesanyt-hiag in fehe roller coaster
line on any midway*
MeMiv the Scotchman
Two Kfghlanders stood looking
at the imposing facade of a building in Westminster. The cornerstone bore the date in Roman characters, "MCMIV."
"Luke a'tbot, Angus," said one.
"Ah've never heerd the name
McMiv before, but theere's a Scotsman who's got his name on one of
the finest buildings in London.
Ye can't keep 'em down, can ye.'" "I
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(Continued.)
But maybe what you don't know is
that I stole from trappers wlio'd pilfered my traps afore I tetched tlicirn;
fooled the rangers 'cause tlicy tried to
do me dirt, an' the government 'cause
it tried to treat me unfair. I aint'
proud of doing these things. But I
can't say I'm sorry either���it's all a
matter of justice, as I sec it. One
thing 1 never did do an' that is back-
trail on a friend. Abe Dalton; he
wanted mc to do it; wanted mc to
help him raid your Hardwoods Retreat. I'm telliu' you- this so that
you'll watch out fer him an' his gang;
not to boast that I was loyal to the
man who's alters played straight by
me."
He paused, panting, and by and by
���weakly resumed: "There's one thing,
I gotta tell you, afore I strike X.xc.
trail of the Big Unknown. Lectle
Wilier��� she ain't"���a paroxysm of
coughing interrupted hini, and when
it passed, his mind was wandering
again. He half raised himself on his
elbow and'iet his burning eyes drop
to the dipper. Dorkin lifted tlie
water to his lips, and,.he sank back
on the furs with a long sigh. ���
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the white lips with  a damp cloth.
"Better rest awhile, Daddy," he advised. "Try and sleep, and you can
tell me the rest of tlic story when
you wake up."
"Is that tlu: wind I hear?" whispered   the  trapper.
"Yes."
"An' it's gettin' close and dark outside ain't it?"
"It will be rainin' soon" said the
woodsman.
"I'll likely pass out with-the storm,"
panted the man. "I want to-go out
when thc wind is whippin' the trees
an' Old Lake Baittibi grits her white
teeth, so I'd best finish. There's
somethin'  I've got t'  tell yo, Dorkin.
"We named thc baby Wilier, 'cause
she was so slender and supple jest
like a red wilier shoot, ancl the trappers thcy ail called her thc Wisp,
'cause she was allcrs appearin' an'
disappearin' at - unexpected times.
When slue was six my 'woman took
swamp fever and died. Arter that,
more'n ever, th' gal was jest about
ifc ter me. Shc was allcrs jest something I'd prayed fer an' got, an' I've
prayed-my thanks fer her regular
every night o' my lifc since that day,
my thanks l' Gawd fer sendin' her.
I've cheated an' stole an' swore an'
drank, I havc, but allcrs al night I
prayed my little prayer o' thanks, an'
what I've got ter tell ver now is that
she���"
His weak voice died in a moan. He
lay, scarcely breathing, and the man
watching thought that all was over;
but by ancl by the heavy eyes opened
"It's gettin' darker, ain't it?" whispered the old man. "Dorkin���you'll
take keer o'���my gal baby?"
Dorkin pressed the chilling hands
in answer. Dannie and Willow stole
silently into the room and stood
close beside the cot, but the trapper's
filming eyes looked beyond thcm.
For long slow hours he lay '' so,
scarcely breathing. It was late afternoon when his filming eyes sought
those of the watchers about, his cot.
"The storm has broke," hc whispered; "the firs arc bendin' an' creak-
in'���carry mc over to the. darkest corner of the cabin an' lay me down
there."
Dorkin lifted him gently up and
bore him io thc far corner oi" the
room. ^ .
Ah,"\hc breathed." We all wantcr
crawl away into thc dark sometime
���sometime���Rip off that skin from
thc windeiv-1 wantcr have the rain
splash in on my facc��� It's growin'
stormier. I can hear the waves on
..thc:bcac.lirr-I,,li;u;.cn.-t:,,tplcl. yc^that ������ she;
T^M'iicli^ pbie^gcd.'-iXjiVW d���^ yy yyryy
;::;:D0rkm-"'itud';:.t lie': '-hail'dyhiy^iddivsoit^.
���iyydowri -and^'reached:.7;, through";.the
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sweep:-ofriii's" sifpng"^ir-ri-]!i'':'h;c-g.atlrercd:
itlie^b'ftrcavtd-wQods^childreii^oi hi'm.y
Government Telephone Operation
Improved Service
Government    Ownership    in   Prairie!
Provinces Has Proven
Satisfactory
The public ownership of telephones
in Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta, after years of service, can be
fully said to has justified this system,
and the judgment of those who
launched thc projects. They havc
given satisfaction" to both urban aad
rural subscribers, as well as a oound
commercial proposition for the governments concerned.
Thc annual report for 191S of-thc
Alanitoba Government Telephone
Commission gives thc total assets of
thc department as $13,510,403. The
investment securities are placed at
$1,350,000, and the replacement fund
at $511,850. The plant is valued at
$9,695,892. The revenue for the year
shows a net increase in exchange of
$981,723, or (3.76 percent, and an increase of $63,936, of 17.31 percent in
toll revenue ovcr thc previous year.
Stations increased to 51,760, a gain
of 2,853 over 1917. '   '
Tlic rates in Manitoba arc: Winnipeg, $60 for business telephone, $30
for residential, $40 for rural extension; Brandon, $40 for business, $25
ior rural*and residential; Postage La
frr-pie and other provincial points,
business $25-40-20, residential $20-18,
and rural $24-22:20. The total mileage iu tlie province is 195,226 miles,
made up of exchange 131,282, rural
46,079,  and  toll  17,865.
In 1908,- when the Manitoba government took over the telcohonc system, there were S.S23 subscribers in
Winnipeg and, 5,219 in the rest of
the province. Figures for 1919 place
the city subscribers at '3^,682 and thc
provincial at 25,172, rraking a total of
58,854.
The total net earnings of thc Saskatchewan Government Telephone
System for thc year 1918 appeared in
thc annual report as $1,135,382, with
the expenses at $610,514 leaving a balance of $524,768. The first telephone
legislation passed by the. government
in the province was in 1908. In 1909
there were only 890 poli miles built
under the rural telcp'ione system,
with 954 subscribers; the total rura'
mileage at the end of 1919 was 46,574
and the total number of those subscribing, 51,247.
Alberta's total earnings for thc
year 1918 from its telephones amounted to $1,393,543, and thc disbursements to $773,625, leaving the net
earnings at,:$.6.19,918, /The.earned.rc-
rscrvi's^.are' giyen,:;.as;:$149,553'S5,va'nd
;.'tlic;.s'tatcmeii.tXpt-capitalization'placecl
Increased and   Improved   Passenger
Service in-Government
Lines
Increased and .improved passenger
service with a closer consolidation of
government controlled lines in the
West are reflected in thc general
change of train scrvicc?--on the Canadian National Railways, effective on
Sunday, June 27th, as announced by
R. Creelman, assistant passenger
traffic manager, Winnipeg.
On many lines, now served by a
tri-weekly service or a littic better,
the railway company jvill usher in.
a daily'service. In addition, different
routing of main line trains is arranged. Thc change in service, iu general, is of much interest to thc people
of the west, and to whom it will bc
of great benefit, for with this new
service will come a greater dispatch
in traii;-, operation, a better maintenance" of train schedule, the elimination,  practically,  of vexatious  delay.
Thc inauguration of a ncw through
fast limited daily train between Winnipeg and Vancouver is onc of the
many features of thc summer time,
card. This train, to bc known as the
"National" will leave Winnipeg at
10:25 in the evening a;ul reach Winnipeg 11:00 o'clock in thc morning,
ancl will operate ovcr Uie shortest
possible route, namely Grand Trunk
Pacific Between Winnipeg and Edmonton, thence Canadian National
between Edmonton and .Vancouver
over  thc  famous  Ycllowhcad Route.
To Eastern Canada, a daily train
will leave Winnipeg at 5:00 p.m. over
the transcontinental, replacing the
present tri-weekly schedule. 'Via
Port Arthur route to the cast, the
service will bc virtually the same as
at present, with a more convenient
hour for departure, at 8:30 o'clock in
thc morning on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, thus giving passengers a day-light ride through the
Rainy Lake and Lake of the Woods
district. '' /
Through daily trains will'be operated between Winnipeg and Calgary
via Dauphin and Saskatoon. This
will eliminate the changing of trains
at Saskatoon as at present. Trains
will leave, Winnipeg at 10:40 . p.ip.,
Saskatoon the next afternoon at 6:50
o'clock, arriving Calgary at noon thc
following clay. Returning, leave Calgary in the afternoon at 4:30 o'clocs
arriving Winnipeg early the second
day at 8:05 in the morning.
To Edmonton, instead of going as
at'prescnt via." Dauphin, Kanisacki the
'ne-w,''service, 'provides, for ��� a7:; through
daily.'-traiii'via .Portage La "Prairie,
Brandon,  Regina,-Saskatoon,. thence
Stops��Stomach Gas
Prevents Fermentation
Aids Digestion
If fermentation of food in the
stomach can be prevented,^you go a
loiig way towards stopping the most
frequent ailment of the day. Doctors
who have studied the formula of Dr.
Hamilton's Pills say it would be difficult to find a remedy better adapted
to stomach ailments. After once
using Dr. Hamilton's Pills the stomach is cleared of thc.sour, fermenting
matter that causes- gas, h'cartburn,
indigestion ancl headaches. You will
bc pleasantly surprised at the^smoolh,
easy wa3'. in w'hich Hamilton's Pills
tone up-thc liver, kidneys and stomach.
It's really wonderful thc improvement in appetite, in complexion, in
general well-being that results directly from the of Dr. Hamilton's Pills.
They stop dizziness, fulness and swelling of the stomach, thcy correct costiveness, bad dreams and blotchy skin.
To strengthen the muscular system
lo bring a keen edge to the appetite,
elasticity to the step and brightness
to thc eyes, nothing can compare
with Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Sold everywhere in 25c. boxes.
Vital Statistics Low
Large Families Going Out of Fashion in^ Young Province
The province of Saskatchewan, although young and still very .much in
the pioneer stage, with a mixed population gathering from all quarters of
the globe and including hundreds of
thousands from Central and Southern Europe, is not doing its duty by
thc nation, according to statician of
the Bureau of Vital Statistics. Large
families are going out of, fashion, he
says, according to his records of
1917 and 1918. Registrations reveal
that in the 21,695 families in the province in Whicli a birth was registered
in 1918, the average- number of children to a family was 3.7. After making allowance for the death rate, the
average number is below thc standard
required to maintain the population,'
and if immigration should cease,
there would bc an actual decrease in
population.
It is much easier to break Into some
affairs than it is to back out a^ain.
Dark Walls Waste Light
Illumination   Required   In   A JRoom
Depends Largely Upon.
Light Absorption
The color selected for walls and
ceilings has a decided ' effect upon
the lighting or rooms and upon .our
light bills. Even where thc vdarker
shades arc used for artistic'or other
reasons, information as to the exact
value of each color to reflect light is
useful.
Thc illumination required in a room
depends largely upon the amount of
light absorbed by the walls and other
surfaces. Dark surfaces absorb light,
while light.surfaces reflect a good
proportion of the light back into a
room. If thc source of light is not
changed, the effective illumination
"will vary with thc reflection factors
of the surfaces in thc room. If, on
the other hand, it is- desired to maintain a fixed intensity of illumination,
then the amount of light reflected by
thc walls on which the different colors arc used will bc in the following
percentages of the light used: Enam-
cloid, white, 80; flat tone, white, 79;
flat tone, ivory white, 76; flat tone,
cream, 71; cnamcloid, ivory, 64; flat
tone,'cream, 71; cnamcloid, pink, 51;
flat tone, tan, 27; cnamcloid, sky blue,
31; cnamcloid cardinal red, 27; 'flat
tone, forest green, 21; cnamcloid,
wine, 12; cnamcloid, grass green, .10.
���L.   G.  Denis, ��� in  Conservation.
A Needcessity
On a telegraph pole in the suburbs
of a New England village was tacked
this  notice:
Lost
"Between here and the post office,
a real lady's hair switch black mixt
with gray with shoestring tied around
onc end thc above which plase return
to the pastmaster and git fity cents
with JhanlvS of owner who needs it
badly and will bc thankful for the
kindness of any lady or gent-who will
return what cannot be of no usc to
tliem but which is a needcessity to
her.'!;   7
" I had been troubled witheczema
oh my face which took the forth of a ���
raoh. Later it broke out on ��� my~
limbs and they itched very much,
causing me to scratch them until
they were bleeding. The rash would'
oftsn keep me awake ot night.
"I tried some remedies, which
failed, and then thought I would try
Cuticura Soap and Ointment. . It
was not long till the raoh began Jo
disappear, and I used three cakes: of
Soap and four boxes of Ointment,
which healed me." (Signed) W. M.
Hymers, Paris, Ont., Sept. 12, 1919.
Cuticura Soap to cleanse, Cuticura
Ointment to soothe.and heal.
Soap 28c, Ointment 28 anil GOc.   Sold
throughouttheDomtnion, CanndianDepot:
Lymana. Limited, St. Paul St., Montrec!.
'Cuticura Soap aii&vei -without uiuc.
Gives Elevator Costs
Cost of  Operating  Grain  Elevators
Operated by Board of Grain
Commissioners
Thc minister of trade and commerce stated in the house-that thc
cost of operating the five" grain clc-:
vators, operated by the board of
grain commissioners during thc fiscal year ending July 31, 1919, was as
follows: ������_    ���
Port Arthur, $99,208; MoIdsc Jaw,'
$83,237; Saskatoon, $53,490; Calgary,-
$43,914; Vancouver,. $17,819.
Thc net   profits,    aftcr    deducting
cost of. operation for the same year,
wcrc:  Port Arthur, $524,037;   Moose.
Jaw, $33,645; Vancouver, $13,514;  or.
a tot^l of $669,545.
Sir George stated that all revenues
and monies received were deposited
to the credit of the receiver general.
A man's greatest success in  lifc ia
generally unexpected   .
Thinks   Swearing  All  Right
tlic:;:val.ut ;at.:^9,7.58,970;;'-;In 'toll'.lines
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the offence of Jorics stepping on
Smith's: corns. , Far better to use
Putnam's Corn Extractor;���it does
cure corns and warts, in. one day
without pain. Try "Putnam's," free
from acids, and painless, price 25c
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TQEONTO. OHT. 'fmnilr Winder.)
Large Increase in Dairying
Saskatchewan Stands Third in Num<
, ber of Milch Cows" for
Population
Thc number of milk producers patronising thc creameries in the province^ of_ Saskatchewan increased from
19,700 in 1918 to 26,299 in 4919, or
ovcr 23 percent, acceding to the
dairy commissioner. A tabic prepared by the Dominion department
of agriculture, giving thc number 'of
patrons of dairy factories in, Canada,
shows for Saskatchewan as follows:
-1915, 11,200;-1916.-12,300;-1917,-14,389;-
1918, 16,430. The Dominion figures
include, however, only thc patrons of
the large manufacturing plants, which
submitted reports to thc Dominion
bureau of statistics, while provincial
figures prepared by Mr. Reed are
complete^ Saskalchewan-'Stands fifth
in the list of provinces, according to
the number of\producers patronising
the creameries, although it -is third
according to thc number of milch
cows owned by ils population.
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Overalls & Shirts
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legs occasionally."'
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Co-Operation and
The Wool Market
Market Expected to be Strengthened
In the Next Two Months
Thc Canadian Wool Growers' Association, a co-operative organization
which ia cvery ycar handling more
and morc of thc wool "clip throughout thc Dominion, handled 4,000,000
pounds of Canada's total of 16,000,000
pounds of wool last ycar. This ycar
it is estimated that at least 6,000,000
pounds will be bold co-operatively and
of this' amount at least 1,500,000
pounds will conic from the province
of Alberta.
"Tliis organization is in every sense
of the word, co-opcralivc, and co-operation is the keynote of all its marketing endeavor," said W. T. J. Tia-
dalc, the assistant manager of tho
association recently while on his tour
through Alberta arranging for tho
handling of the 1920 clip. "Thc wool
market at thc present time is very
/.dull and listless. Wc feci however,
that existing conditions arc temporary
and that the market will improve and
assume a miich stronger tone in the
course of -the - next two or three
months. Consequently, it would appear that this is essentially, a consignment year that co-operation
should bc tricd^as a means of holding
and obtaining full value on this year's
clip. Under the co-operation system
'each individual clip is scientifically
graded by expert graders supplied by
the Dominion department of agriculture."
Minard's   Liniment  Relieves   Garget
In Cows. .
Slight Misunderstanding
She (after the quarrel).���Leave my
presence I
He' (confused).���Wliy-er-ybu'vc' got
them all 1
MOTHER!
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Hubby.���By. the way, Marie, I've
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Under A Handicap
1
Great Men Who Showed Little Abil-
s ity in. Early Life
That character and ability, like
murder, will out in spite of handicaps, has been proved over,and ovcr
again by history. ' For instance:
'Gladstone gave no evidence of unusual ability as a boy. Napoleon stood
ftwiy-sccond in his class at the military academy; but who ever heard of
thc other 41? Darwin, the scientist,
could never master any^vjaiiguage;
his father accused him of being interested only in dogs, shooting and rat-
��atclung, and said hc would bc a disgrace to the family. Henry Ward
Beecher, as a boy, was a "poor writer,
a miserable speller, rrith a thick
utterance and a bashful rctic?
ence which people, took for stolid
stupidity? Grant had a dismal time
as a tanner arid a farmer, and found
himself -in distinguished military scr-
\icc. "   '
Protection for
^Returned Men
Crush Military Spirit
Cases Where Services of Soldier Set
tlement Board, Were of
Great Value
W. J. Black, chairman, of the sol- (
diers' settlement board' was shown'
a statement madc by E. W. R. Mills,'
regarding a committee of inquiry at
Winnipeg into charges that lands had
been purchased at prices in excess of
thcir value.
He made the- following statement:
"In respect'to all lands referred to
by Mr. Mills, the settlers themselves
applied for the parcels on which they
were located. Each completed a declaration on thc board's form stating
that he had examined the land and
desired its purchase for him at the
pricc which the board afterwards
paid."
Thc chairman further staled that
the board from the beginning had
madc the utmost effort to protect the
settlers against thcir own imperfect
knowledge of farm values'. In the
case of Mr. Mills himself, thc board
onc ycar ago, much to his chagrin,
had saved him from the purchase of
a property at three dollars pcr acre
for which hc applied, because ils experts in agriculture declared that he
would bc unable lo makc a living
thereon, and repay thc loan which
was necessary to cover its purchase."
"During thc past twelve months,"
continued Mr. Black, "thc board has
saved settlers in thc province of
Manitoba alone, a total of, approximately $200,000 by securing properties for much less than that that the
settlers had agreed to pay."
Mr. Black said it was premature
to discuss the conclusions of the inquiry before it had been completed.
More Officers Needed
A Plea for Greater Interest in Wolf
Cub and Boy Scout
Movement
Boys cvciiywherc are eager just
now to become Wolf Cubs and Boy
Scouts', and there is no doubt that
onc of the reasons of this eagerness
on their part is that thcy desire to
take up public service and makc themselves more useful citizens. There is
no difficulty in getting recruits- for
cither the Wolf Cub or Boy Scout
movement. This is shown by the fact
that whereas in Winnipeg alone in
1915 wc had eight ou ten organizations, wllile today wc havc ovcr 50.
This desire on the part of thc boys
is-only to be realized by men coming
forward who can and ,will train them
as Wolf Cubs and Boy Scouts.
Men and women are urgently needed to deal with the large'number of
Packs and Troops that arc bcing or
could:be raised at-the present moment
and to make certain' of our work going ahead in the future. -Ladies havc
proved that thcy too can be most
valuable officers of the Wolf Cub
movement.
Most men and women arc more or
less diffident about taking, up thc duties of Wolf Cub or Boy Scout Officers because they fear that they must
themselves be informed in all thc details of Cubbing or Scouting and capable of doing every kind o'f outdoor
and backwood work, but wc would
assure them that this is all- needless
alarm. What is wanted arc men and
women who will oiganize Troops and
Packs ancl" give the ambition to the
-boys"to do thcir~work~with keenness;
Thc experience of the average Wolf
Cub or Boy Scout officer is (hat' the
first two or three months are the most
trying, that is, until thcy havc got to
know, not so much the details of
thc work, as llic physical, mental and
spiritual make-up of their boys. It
is true that our' officers arc devoting
a great deal of time and thought to
their work. It is also Iruc that thcy
arc doing  so from sheer lovc of it.,
Outsiders arc surprised when thcy
know "of thc work of Cub and Scout
officers and the time they give to it,
but if thcy could experience the enthusiasm with which thcy work and
could realize thc attraction about the
work which leads-thcm on to give up
everything" else for it. their surprise
could not exist.
.The tangible scward of thc Wolf
Cub or Scout"officer is not 'great.
There is no remuneration for dohrg
this work, but thcy havc the satisfaction of knowing that_ thcy havc done
their duty for their country and' for
its greatest asset���ils future men ���
and. this to thcin is a greater satisfaction than thcy could get in many
other pursuits in life. Officers arc
keen to welcome others to share in
thcir enthusiasm for this .most attractive-, work on-behalf of our country
aud its  future  citizens.
Information and pamphlets arc always to be had at 132 Board of Trade
Building, Winnipeg. Room 1 Union
Bank Bidg.. Rogina, Sask., or any
other provincial headquarters.
Building of Annarpents the Greatest
Cause of War
"For thc present, all we can do is
to see that the league is used along
lines which are in accordance with
the United States ideals," said Lord
Grey in a speech in which he reiterated his regret at America's failure
to join the League of Nations.
"It is certain that the United States
will in thc future do its best to prevent war. Therefore, if the league is
used properly, it will act as a lightning conductor in any future storm."
Lord Grey warned emphatically
against the building up of great armaments which, he said, were among
the surest causes of war.
SHORT OF BREATH
Could Hardly Walk
Without Resting.
When you go to a physician to be
examined for any heart trouble, one
of thc first questions he asks is: "Are
you shoit of breath?"
Now, when the heart becomes affected there ensues a feeling of a choking sensation, a shortness of breath,
palpitation, throbbing, irregular beating, smothering sensation, dizziness
and a weak, sinking, all-gone feeling
of oppression and anxiety.
On the first sign of the heart becoming weakened or thc nerves unstrung Milburn's Heart and Nerve
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They regulate and stimulate the heart,
and strengthen and restore the whole
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Mr. Stephen Crouse, East Clifford,
N.S., writes: "I suffered for five ycars
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walk from thc house'to the barn without resting, as I used to get so short
of breath. Doctors could not help
mc. My wife told mc to get a box
of Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills
and I felt belter aftcr taking them;
three, boxes made me quite well. I
ani now helping my son to work the
farm, and can truthfully say I feel
like a different man."
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NewNationalExpresstrains
Service Between Vancouver and Winnipeg Greatly Improved
By Fast Daily
As the first tangible evidence resulting from closer consolidation of Government controlled lines in Western
Canada, ihc Canadian National Railways makes thc gratifying announcement that, commencing on
June 27th, train service between Winnipeg and Vancouver will bc materially improved by the inauguration of
a new- through, fast, limited, daily
train which will lcave_ Winnipeg at
10,25 p.m., arriving at Saskatoon 12,-
10 p.m., Edmonton U.25 p.m., ami
Vancouver 9 a.m., returning leave
Vancouver 8.00 p.m., Edmonton 8.00
a.m., Saskatoon 7.10 p.m., and Winnipeg 11.00 a.m.
In line with the national ownership
ancl thc importance of these trains,
operating in this service, these two'
trains will bc known both cast 'and
westbound as "The National." The
equipment, in addition to thc usual
mail, baggage and express cars, will
consist of "colonist cars, first-class
coaches, tourist cars, standard sleep*
ing cars, dining cars and compartment
observation cars. Thc passenger
equipment is of thc finest and "evcry
facility has been provided to furnish
thc highest degree of comfort to the
patronsvof-these-trains. ���
A vcry desirable feature of this
service is that trains will operate ovcr
lhc shortest possible route, namely
Giand Trunk Pacific Railways between Winnipeg and Edmonton,
thence Canadian National Railways
between Edmonton and Vancouver.
Thc necessity of establishing such,
a service has been demonstrated owing to the ever increasing popularity
of the route that stops are made at
only thc more important points, for
thc purpose of best serving the hurried business man who desires to
makc "a transcontinental trip in the
shortest possible timc and also ensures thc tourist and plcasurc-scckcr
of an opportunity to visit the Pacific
Coast, or westerners to visit eastern
business1 centres and resorts and return within  thc usual vacation  time.
The desire of lhe management of
these railways is to provide service
that will appeal to all classes, and accommodation has been so provided,
and in addition thereto, this sen-ice
will afford patrons of these trains an
opportunity to sec thc development
in'Wcstcrn Canada not only from an
agricultural but also from "a -scenic
standpoint."*
Connections will bc madc at Winnipeg to and from the East.
Favorable Crop Reports
Reports Covering the Three Prairie
Provinces Are Most
Hopeful
Crop conditions through the prairie
provinces indicate the best condition
of grain crops at corresponding periods for any year since 1904, which
year's June period has held the record
as ideal, only bcing once approached
in the season of 1912. Reports covering over 200 points in Manitoba,
Saskatchewan and Alberta show a
much more encouraging situation
than was the case in 1915, which was
the west's bumper crop year. The
general condition of wheat is 'excel-
ent and in localities where the seeding was late the plants are healthy
and vigorous. Nearly 50 percent of
the reports show the crop to bc a
week 'or 10 days ahead of last year
in development. The reports indicate
95 percent of the oat crop was seeded by thc first week in June. A heavy
seeding of barley is reported and a
marked increase in flax. Most of
this increased acreage is ncw breaking.
Under the Bolshevist Regime
Thc All-Russian Central Executive
committee of Soviets has passed a
resolution complaining that the response tb the decree of March 5 last
ordering the return of qualified transport and railway workers to work on
transport, "has been exceedingly insignificant," directing all Soviet institutions immediately to supply the de-
decree, and warning thcm, "that inaction, slackness or delay in supplying the decree will be punished -with
all thc severity of the law."���London
Times.
Men do not hold women dear who
cheapen themselves]
PALE AND WEAK
WIVES AND MOTHERS
Can   Regain   Health   and   Strength
Through Dr. Williams'
Pink Pills
# Many women who had a good color
m their girlhood grow pale and colorless when they become wives and
mothers. When the fading coldr in
the cheeks and lips is accompanied
by a loss of brightness in the eyes
and an increasing heaviness in the
step, the cause will be found in the
state of the blood.
Many causes contribute to the condition of the blood known as anaemia.
Overwork in the home, a lack of outdoor exercise, insufficient rest and
sleep, improper diet���these are a few
of them. The important thing is to
restore the blood to normal, to build
il up so that the color will return to
checks and lips, brightness to the eyes
and lightness to the step. Dr. Williams Pink Pills are the great blood
builder and nerve strengthened Thcy
begin with thc vcry first dose, and
through a fair use make ncw blood
that carries strength and health to
every part of the_ body. The appetite
increases, digestion becomes more
perfect aud energy and ambiliou return. The case of Mrs. Wm. McNish,
Abbott Street, Brockviile, proves lhc
value of Dr. Williams Pink Pills in
cases of Ihis kind. Mrs. McNish
says: "I was quite young when I married, and in raising my family I became all run down and a nervous
j wreck. I became so weak that I
could hardly walk across the floor
without sitting down to get my
breath. 1 slept poorly and at times
my nerves would twitch .so that I
could not keep still, and I was in
constant misery. I tried many medicines but thcy did not help me; indeed my condition was growing worse
until one day a friend told mc that
she had been in a somewhat similar
condition and had been cured by Dr.
Williams" Pink Pills," so I decided "to
try this medicine. After the use of
a couple of boxes 1 felt they were
helping mc. My appetite was better
"and I slept better. By the time 1
had used half a dozen boxes I felt
like a new woman, iny health had fully returned and I could do my housework with case. In view of what Dr.
Williams Pink Pills have done for
mc I cannot recommend them too
highly.
The best time to begin taking Dr.
Williams Pink Pills is the moment
you feel the least bit out of sorts.
Thc sooner you do so thc sooner you
will regain your old timc - energy.
Yo'u can get these pills through any
medicine dealer or by mail at 50 cents
a box or six boxes for $2.50 from The
Dr. Williams Medicine Co., Brockviile. Ont.
Puzzled Himself
A ncw boot-boy at a hotel look up
to onc of the rooms a couple of boots,
onc of which was a topboot and. -he
other an ordinary shoe.
"What do you mean," said the visitor, "by bringing "me two boots of
different shapes?"'
"I don't know sir," ���-amc the reply.
"But what bothers mc most is that
there is another pair downstairs just
like 'cm."
,     Whenever a man angles for a pretty ;<irl hc baits his hook with fialtcrv
I 	
j,    !l ia c-a*:cr to/ij'lgc xespoiislbiltty
1 ll ai i! i-; lo thidii - thc'rcsuli.
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China's Armies
China's soldiers and potential soldiers arc so numerous., says a military
expert, that if in war an enemy started killing Chinese soldiers at a million men a. year, and if China were
using 1 percent of her population in
that war,' it would take, fifty ycars
to destroy - her. first armies, and in
that period two further. Chinese forces of fifty million each -would grow
up to confront their enemy.
Muscular - Rheumatism - Subdued.���
-\\ hen onc is a sufferer from mascular
rheumatism hc cannot do better than
to have the region rubbed with Dr.
Thomas' Eclcctric Oil. There .is no
oil that so speedily shows its effect
in subduing pain. Let thc rubbing be
brisk and continue until ease is secured. There is more ,virtue in a
bottle nf it than can bc fully estimated.
The average weight of the circulating blood in the1 human body is 23
pounds. -
Minard's Liniment Relieves Diptheria.
.Brazilian coconut palms live from
600 to 700 years and the date palm
from 2(K> to 3W years.
Hard to TeJI
Helen annoyed her father with,
questions while he tried to read the
newspaper. Onc evening, among
other things, shc demanded:
"Papa, what do you do at thc
store all day?"
"Oh," he answered briefly, "nothing."
Helen was silent a ment. Then" shc
asked:
'But how do you know when you're
done?"
Put the
Boys aad
Girls in
WHAT you would have to pay for a single pair of
children's leather shoes will buy 'several pairs
of Fleet Foot. And Fleet Foot have many other
advantages. The rubber soles prevgnt slipping in
play and. promote quietness in the house. These
shoes are easy on the feet���and so carefully made
of such sturdy materials that they give excellent
wear, even with children who are "hard on shoes."
Put the boys and girls in Fleet Foot this summer
and save money on their shoes. There are styles for
men, women and children.
Fleet Foot Shoes are
Dominion Rubber System
Products
The Best Shoe Stores
Sell Fleet Foot
51
Antelope Travels
A Mile A Minute
Speedometer Made Record When Motor Ran Parallel With
Herd]
A herd of antelope in the Gobi desert, a motor car overtaking the "yellow cloud against a hill," as the herd
looked in the distance and a speedometer in the motor car, provided an
interesting episode in thc recent expedition of the American Museum of
Natural History, and secured an accurate idea of the actual speed at
which an antelope travels when it
goes in a hurry. As Mr. Roy Chapman Andrews, head of the expedition
has told of-the experiment in the
New York Sun, the speed of an antelope reaches 60 miles an hour for
about two hours and then slows down
to forty or fifty, although how long
the lower pace can be kept up tho
experiment did not try to determine.
Literally, one might, say, the motor
car allowed itself to be paced by the
antelopes, the result being practically
thc same as if the Speedometer designed to record the speed of an antelope and properly attached to one
of the herd; and the experiment was
made possible by the habit of antelopes to try to circle any creature
that pursues them. Instead of turning and running away from the automobile, therefore, the antelopes tried
to circle it and for a long distance thc
car and the herd ran parallel and the
speedometer made its record. Such
in terms of human measurement, is
the speed which serves to protect thc
antelope from his desert enemy, the
wolf; and the automobile one day
timed a single antelope in a 20-mimite
run at the average rate of 40 miles
an hour, when the antelope, seemingly deciding that the car not so
vcry dangerous after all, sat down in
the sand and allowed the car to approach it. But although the creature
had just run something over 13 miles,
it was not at all winded.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Coids, etc
Liquor Commission Named
The liquor commission, which is to
administer the new Saskatchewan
temprance act, has been named as
follows by thc provincial gov.ernmcnt:
Chairman, R. E. A. Leach, Regina;
A. G. Hawkcs, Pcrcival, vice-president of the Saskatchewan Grain Growers' Association, and W~J. Bell, Saskatoon, one of the governors of the
University of Saskatchewan.
The Rule of Reason
"1 understand you havc told youi
wife to throw thc ouija board into the
wood-box."
"Yes, I'm not going to have any
such superstitious nonsense deciding
questions around my house. When I
comc to a point where I can't make
up my mind what to do, I simply flip
a coin."
Pills That Have Benefitted Thousands.���Known far and near as a sure
remedy in the treatment of indigestion and all derangements of the stomach, liver and kidneys, Parmelce's
Vegetable Pills havc brought relief
to thousands when other specifics
have failed. . Innumerable testimonials can be produced to establish the
truth of this assertion. Once tried
they will- be found superior to all
other pills in thc treatment of the
ailments for which they arc prcscrib-
"You belong to the society for the
prevention of cruelty to Animals,
don't you?" asked the caller. "Yes."
I'm ont of thc officers," ^replied the
man at home. "Well, here's a song
1 dedicated'to your society. "I'd like
to sins, to you." "All right Wait
until I put the cat out of the room."
���Yonkers Statesman.
A uido->\ always strives to consolt
hrrself with tlie belief that she cant
do ar-v v.ors-c the next time.
Do not suffer
snotlier day ir.ln
Itcii Ins, Bleeding, or rrolrad-
tog Piles.- Ko
surgical operation required.
Dr. C&ssa'i* Olnonent rril\ rcHtere you at ocee
and afford lasting benefit 60c. a boi; ail \vi,v ..,(:PT frn-n cor��><s vrher: thev
deslerfc ot EdmaiUon, Bate* & Co., Uaiwd. *\lly & !"CT V COl'-s Y? ��� J
Toronto. Sample Box tree if yoa wenticr. tula can or painlessly rooted out by using
p*5ssr��aa*aclo��8e.��tajapto P37postage.        TIoHowav's Com Cure.
LOOK!���The Famous Galloway Spreader
We must
stop paying
storage outside our own
building:.
JTou get the
, saving. Write
about Spreader, Fa-
..moui Galloway. Sanitary Cream Separator, or 2 1-4 H. P. pumping outfit at the old 1919 price.
Wm. Galloway Co., Winnipeg
Millions of Tree Seeds
To reforest the devastated areas in
France and Belgium and to replace
the British forests cut down for war
purposes, the American Forestry Association, has formally presented to
these countries, through their consuls, 35,000,000 tree seeds. The bags
containing these Seeds were piled on
Boston common before shipping, and
made a mound some eight feet high
and as many feet square.
Plan to Improve Red River .
Dredging of the Red River to permit of the passage of loaded barges
from Lake Winnipeg to Winnipeg
and'' St. Boniface is to commence in
July. The work is to be done tinder
the supervision of the local harbor
board, but the cost will be defrayed
by the Dominion government. Included in the*work to be accomplished this summercjs a. dock and proper
approaches thereto.
$100 Reward,  $100
Catarrh ix a local disease greatly influenced by constitutional conditions. It therefore requires constitutional treatment.
HALL'S CATARRH MEDICINE is taken
internally and acts through the Blood on the
Mucous Surfaces of the System. HALL'S
CATARRH MEDICINE destroys the foundation oi the disease, gives the patient
strength by improving the general health and
assists nature in doing ifs work. $100.00 ior
any case of Catarrh that HALL'S CATARUII
MEDICINE fails to cure.
Druggists 75c    Testimonial* free.
F. J. Chesey & Co., Props., Toledo, O.
Unreasonable
"Was the operation successful!?"
"It was brilliantly so in the facts it
demonstrated. Only onc person did
not seem pleased with results."
"Who vvas that?"
"The patient's widow."
As a rule ncw neighbors do not
turn out as bad as their furniture
looks when it is unloaded from the
moving van.
Will Morning
Never Come
JJOES this  illustration pie-
ture yoar experience?
What is more distressing
than being unable to sleep?
Sleeplessness is one of the
first and most certain symptoms of exhausted nerves.    .
This is the warntegr that you need
the assistance ot Dr. Chase's Nerv��
Food to restore vigor to the nenra
cells and thereby e.vold th�� develop^
sient o* serious nervous troubla.
By improving th�� qaiaty of th*
blood and bnildingr tip the nervous
system this food car* brings neur
energy sad strength to th�� whole
body.
S) cents �� box, 6 for $2.7$, SB dealer*, of
BdmanKsn,' Bates ft Cft* J40-, Toroafca.
���v -, �����*�� THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
THE LEDGE
Is $2.50 a year strictly in advance, or $3
when not paid for three months or more
have passed. To Great Britain and the
United States #3., always in advance.
G. W. A. SMltfl
Lessee
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     7.00
Bstray Notices 3-00
Cards of Thanks a...    1.00
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears in notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legaradrertising, 12'Cenls a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
Transcieut display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2#c. a line each insertion.
pices of the K. of P. Lodge, of
which the deceased was a member.
Interment took place in the K. of
P. plot of the local cemetery. The
pall bearers were: Dan McLeod,
Tom Kinsman, Duncan Murray,
Tom Rowe, Wm. Lakeland, Fred
Axam. T. Jenkin, with F. Whit-
ford, son, were the chief mourners.
Greenwood Mining Notes
Jim Poggi is working steadily
on the Last Chance and last week
encountered some antimony silver
and free gold.
Everything is being made ready
for resumption of shipments of ore
to Trail from the Emma mine. It
is stated that 50 men will be employed and the out put will be six
cars of ore per week.
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
Game Regulations
With the approach of the hunt-
Jug season the game regulations
were recently issued, some of which
pertaining to this district are as
follows:
Bear, Sept. 1, 1920 to June 30,
1920, both dates inclusive. No
.bfcar can be trapped in any part of
ihe province sonth and east of the
main line of the Canadian Northern Pacific railway. No person
shall kill or take or have in his
possession during the open season
season more than three grizzly
bear.
Deer (mule only) in the Electoral Districts of North Okanagan,
South Okanagan, and Greenwood,
open season from September 4,
1920, to November 30, 1920, both
dates inclusive. The bag limit
during the open season is three
deer, of which not more than one
deer shall be of the female sex.
Grouse (all kinds, including
Ptarmigan), in this part of the
*Eastern district, open season from
Sept. 4. 1920 to Sept. 20, 1920,
both dates -inclusive. Daily bag
limit, six grouse of any one species,
nor more than twelve of all epecieb,
in any one day; total bag limit,
fifty. .'
Ducks (except Wood and Eider
ducks),   Wilson   or   Jack :Snipe,
Black-brested and Golden   Plover,
and the greater and LesBer Yellow-
legs, Geese and Brant, in the Eastern district, open season  from the
first Saturday next following .August 31st to a date three months and
fifteen days later, .both dates ..inclusive.   Daily bag limit of ducks,
twenty, total bag limit 150; Geese,,
daily bag limit, ten,{total bag limit
fifty; Brant, daily bag limit, ten,
-total bag limit fifty... ���
.    ^Eastern    district  includes, all
^h'fife' portion of the Province situate
'.ii'ii'd .lying to' the east of. the snm-
x-iXt -i of '.-.the  Cascade   Bange  and
;:o'utli of'.the main line of the G. T.
Richard Whitford Passes
Eichard Whitford    was ..found
dead.in his cabin afe Carmi on Sat-,
nrday. = He had not-been .well for
some tiine,.:havrng long and stomach, trouble, which kept him from
work for over three; months..  Cdn^
stable'   Stewart  investigated   the
..case jand': after  conferring   with
Coronet Lakeland, a inquest was
deemed unnecessary.
';.   .The late Mr.- Whitford was.born
jri Cornwall, Eng., 56 years ago
He had lived  aboufe 20  years In
fcbis conntry, the last six of which
be had resided   in   Carmi.     Pre-
; yiously  he   made  his    home  is
.'Greenwood..;. .,.-
The '���.deceased'leaves to V moors
; his loss two daughters and one son
in.Truro, Cornwall, England, and
sons, Frank of Victoria, B.C., and
Sydney of Anchorage, Alaska.
The faaeral was held on Wednesday afternoon, nnder the ana-
Shipments of ore is going out
steadily from the Providence mine.
The ore receipts to Trail smelter
is now over 700 tone. , A. force of
about 40 men are employed and the
ore in the different levels in this
great silver mine is showing up
better than ever.
Lewis Bryant and J. H. DuHamel were looking over a number of properties in the Long Lake
camp last week. This isa gold
camp and many of the claims have
been idle for a number of years.
Assays returns run over $9 in gold
which is the same value that comes
from the well-known Nickle Plate
mine at Hedley. The Jewel mine
owned by an English company is
situated   in   this camp.
Card of Thanks
The family of the late R. H.
Whitford wish to thank the
K. of P. Lodge and all others for
their kindness and sympathy
shown, in their ^recent sad
bereavement.
Per   F. WHITFORD,
Victoria* B.C.
VANCOUVER AND BOUNDARY CREEK  DEVELOPING AND MINING COMPANY,
LIMITED LIABILITY
NOTICE is hereby given that the deferred
Annual Mcet'utpr of the above named Company
will be held at the registered oflice of tlie Company, in the Citv of Greenwood, Ii C, on Thursday the 30th day of September, 1920, at 10:30 in
the forenoon, for the following purposes, namely:���To receive and consider the annual statement of accounts and balance sheet, and the reports of the Directors and Auditor thereon; to
elect Directors aud other officers; to transact
the ordinary business of the Company; aud to
ratify au agreement, dated tlie 1st November,
1918, for the sale of Lots 3092, 2093, 2095, 2096,
2615,2616, 2617, 2618, 2619, 2620, 1204S, and 1205S
iti the Similkameen Division of Yale District
(and being1 the mineral Claims commonly referred to as tlic "Sally Group") to the Wallace
Mountain Mines Limited; and to authorize the
proper officers of the Company to execute a
Transfer of said Lots to said Wallace Mountain
Mines, Limited, and to place such Conveyance
in the Bank of Montreal, at Penticton, B.'C., in
escrow, to be delivered to said Wallace Mountain Mines, Limited, upon such Com pan v carrying out the terms and conditions in said Agreement of November 1st, 1918. and paying- all
moneys due on the ptirbhase of said Lots.
Greenwood, B.C., Anjrusl 20th, 1920..
Bv Order
M. J. il. WOOD,
���. > Secretary.
CORPORATION   OF  THE; CITY   OF
-"."-." GREEJiWGOB       .----������--
NOTICE.' Owing to- the ; scarcity . of
water ail sprinkling-'of.lawns or, gardens
will not be'"permitted. :'   ���.-;        ;''
By. order Water, Fire and Light Committee.-. :."   . '���-'- "X '-'X. :     ; ,-_������
'..'"..: .M-" BEATTIE, ���'
���'/.-"-> "���   .'���'������.'-:' .-   . -.'."-.; ��� City Clerk.
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x raoMAfe
-. j '���'-   ":. CLOTHES CLEANED ^\
. PRESSED AND REPAIRED!   '..
TAILOR    ^EENWOOD
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PHQNE 13
Auto   cind   Morse   Stages
Leave    Greenwood    Twice
Daily to Meet Spokane and
Orovilie trains
Autos for Hire.   The finest
Turnouts iri the Boundary
Light and Heavy braying
Palace   Livery  And Stage
GREENWOOOD, B.C.
W.   H.  DOCKSTEADER, Ppop.
J, mM0^^N
. Dealer in Second-.hatidFurniture ;
-':,snd Clothes; Metals, Sacks," .' ;
'yX ,;.;-Horses,,: Cattle, .Etcv.;'~ v "������,������
BAKER STREET, XXxiNELSON"
For Sale
The Presbyterian Church and
Manse in Phoenix. Apply Rev.
Hillis Wright, Grand Forks, B.C.
ASSAYER
E. W. WTDDOWSOJN, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biio8, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.25 each. Gold-Silver $1.75. Gold-
Silver with Copper or Lead ��3.00. Silver-Lead $2.00. Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00.
Charges for other metals, etc., on application.
Revision of
Provincial Voters' List
GREENWOOD ELECTORAL DISTRICT
NOTICE is hereby given that 011 Monday,
the 13th day of September, 1920, at ten o'cloch
in the forenoon at the Court House, Greenwood,
B.C., a sltttiny of the Court of Revision will bc
held for the purpose of revising the list of
voters for the above-named Electoral District,
pursuant to the provision of the "Provincial
Elections Act.
And notice is further given that any person
claiming- to be entitled to be registered as a
voter in the above-named Electoral District may
apply in person to have his name entered on the
list of voters for tlie said Electoral District at
the said sitting- of the Court of Revision, notwithstanding the fact that his name has been
omitted from the list-of applicants for registration^ or that he has omitted to apply for registration at the time or in the manner otherwise
provided by the" "Provincial Elections Act."
The list of applicants fof registration Js
now posted and may be inspected at the office of
the undersigned Registrar of Voters.
"VV. R. DEWDNEY,
Registrar of Voters
Greenwood Electoral District, 9th August
1920.
DEPARTMENT OF MILITIA AND
DEFENCE
Notice   to   ex-inembers of the.Canadian
Expeditionary Force
NOTICE is hereby given to all concerned that ex-meinbers of the Canadian
Expeditionary Force who are entitled
to and who require post-discharge dental
treatment must submit their applications
to the District-Dental officer at the Headquarters of the district iu which they reside ou or before ist September, 1920.
Applications for dental treatment received after rst September, 1970, will not
be considered.
(Sgd)   EUGENE FISEJT,   '
Major General,
Deputy Minister, Militia and Defence.
Ottawa, August 3, 1920.
Note���Newspapers will not be paid for
the advertisement if they insert it without authority from the Department.���
(H.Q. 3361-1-22).;
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minltnum^prlce of .first-class laa4
reduced to ?5 an acre; second-class to
J2.50 an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.
Records -will be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
ind which is non-timber/land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with joint residence, but each making
necessary improvements on respective
claims. ��
Pre-emptora must occupy claims for
five years and make improvements to
value of $10 per acre, including clearing and cultivation of at least 6 acres,
before receiving Crown Grant. -
Where pre-emptor in occupation not
less than 8 years, and has made proportionate improvements, he may, because of ill-health, or other cause, be
granted intermediate certificate of improvement and transfer his claim.
Records without permanent rasi-
dence may be Issued, provided applicant makes improvements to extent of
$800 per annum and records same each
year. "Failure to make improvements
or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in
.B. Vian 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 hia
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land. g,
UnsUrveyed areas, not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesltes:
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For grazing and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 640 acres may be
leased 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. ,'"y
PRE-EMPTOR3' FREE GRANTS
^ ACT.    r,
��� The scope of this Act ls enlarged to
include all-persons Joining and serving with His Majesty's Forces. The
time within which the heirs or devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under this Act is extended
from for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after the conclusion of the present
war. This privilege ls also mada retroactive.
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable br soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26. 1918
Taxes are remitted for five years
Provision for return of moneys "accrued, due and bean paid since August
4, 1914, on account of payments,. feet
or taxes pn soldiers' pre-emptions.
Interest on agreements to purchase
t���Omn.0��cUy lots held ^ members of
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to itaroh 81, 1920. A
SUB-PURCHASERS OP CROWN (
LANDS.
Provision made for Issuance of
Crown grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purchase, involving forfeiture, on fulfillment of conditions of purchase In-
terest and taxes. Where sub-purchM-
ers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxe�� mas
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Application* must be
made by May 1, 1829.
p GRAZING.   ^ ���
Grazing Act, 1919, for systematic
development of livestock Industry provides for grazing districts and range
administration under Commissioner
Annual grazing permits Issued based
on numbers ranged: priority for eatab- "
lished owners. Stock-owner* may
form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits
(or settlers, campers or traveller*, ud
to ten head, ^ "*
l^S^^^SS^^^
Shamrock Brands
HAH   BACON   and  LARD    .
Carnation Compound Butter and Cheese
HANDLED BY ALL LEADING GROCERS
P, Burns & Co,, :Ltd,,   Nelson, B, G
^^^^^s^^aws^^^^^s^js^s^s^sj^s?
>'&��&S&!&Z*Z2
ARE  YOU   OLD-FASHIONED
.-".' The chances are you are one of the people who say "Heifo!"
when answering the telephone?. You don't wear the hat or the
-clothes that fashion has relegated into the discard, yet to stick
to a telephone custom that was the fashion years ago. Be up to
date, adopt tlie modern style'of aniiouncing'whe is speaking.
BRITISH COLUMBIA TELEPHONE COMPANY.
DR. J. M, BURNETT
Physician and Surgeon
Announces
That he has located at Greenwood
Office    -   Guess Block.
Residence   -   Dr. MacLean's House
Office Phone 90.      Residence Phone 69
DR, L. F.TEP0ORTEN
DENTIST
All Work'Guaranteed
P. 0. BOX 148, TELEPHONE 92
Morrison Block, GRAND FORKS, B.C.
A. HIGGINB0THAM
(Expert Optician)
GRADUATE
OPTICIAN AND OPTOMETRIST
K. w. C Block       ���      -     Nelson
Culameen fiotel
PRINCETON, B.C.
One of the largest hotels in.
the city.   Beautiful location,
fine rooms and tasty meals.
A. 0. JOHNSON
Proprietor
TREM0NT HOTEL
NELSON, B.C.
Nicely iurnished rooms, by the
day, week or month
F. Nilson
Proprietor
NEW GRAND HOTEL
616 Vernon St.. Nelson
Brick building and finely furnished rooms
JOHN BLOMBERG   -. - Proprietor
MATTHEWS BROS.
GRAND FORKS
Agents for Chevrolet, Dodge, Hudson,
Chalmers. Cadillac cars, and Republic
truck motors Garage in connection.
C. V. MEGGITT
GRAND FORKS, B.O.
Dealer in Farm Produce, Railroad Ties
Cedar Poles, and Fence Posts, Farm and
Fruit Lands For Sale. List your lands
with me,   Have a buyer for good ranch
JOHN GRASSICK
Watchmaker and Jeweller
GRAND FORKS
Mail Jrour watch for Repair.and I will
mail it back.   Charges are moderate..
H. McKEE
GREENWOOD
Dealer in
WOOD
Orders Promptly Filled
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of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department
TRAIL, BRITISH COLUMBIA'
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Ores
Producers   of   Gold,    Silver,   Copper,   Bluestone,   Pig  Lead-and Zinc
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C0ISINE AND SERVICE THE BEST
; First Class Cafe and Barber Shop
15   BAM RLE ROOMS
Steam Heated; Electric.Lighted.
ELATES Sl.OO j>er day and up; European Plan^   '
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KOOTENAY GRANITE AND
MONUMENTAL CO., LTD.
FRONT ST..     NELSON.     BOX 865
DR. A. MILLOY
DENTIST
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All  Uie   latest methods  in  high-class
Dentistry.
LOO BUILDING
Corner Abbott"& Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER.   -  -   -   B.C.
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BR/T/SH   -COLUMBIA
Jhe Mineral Province of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1919
Has produced Minerals valued ��a follows:   Placer Gold, 875,722,603; Lode
Gold, $100,272,431; Silver,^59,432,804; Lead $48,821,106; Copper, 8163,680,985;     .
Other Metels (Zinc, Iron, etc.), 116,818,487; Coal and Coke,   8199,123,328;
Bonding Stone, Brick. Cemeat, etc., $29,991,757; SttecellaueoM Minerals, etc.,
:    ^.       $785,918; making its Mineral Prodoctioa to the end of 1919 stow an __        ^
;yxyi''i   Aggregate Value of $670,649,894
production for Year Ending December^l9J9^ $33,296^13
The Mining  Laws of *his Province "are more liberal and the fees lower
thasuthose of any other Province in the Dominion, or any..colony in the British V
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'X        afineral loot^oaa are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are obtained  by developing such properties, the security
; of wMch is guarantee by C^wn Giants.
Full information, together with mining Beports and Maps, may be obtained
; gratis by addr^sing���        '..���']
TBE HON. TBE MINISTER OF MINES
-,;; VICTOMA, British Colansfeia.

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