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Vol"   XXVII.
Cosy Homes
Make your fiome cosy and attractive by fllline It with some
of our'choice and eleeant Furniture. Carpets and Pictures.
Use our Crockery", Granite and Tinware in your kitchens
and dinln? rooms
Oils for machines of all kinds, coupled with a large stock of
��� well-assorted Hardware
We carry a large line of
���     AND
McMynn,  Midway
����~ " ��������
g Fresh Fruits and Vegetables arriv-
^ ing daily.   Oiir Price���the lowest.
Agents for Five Roses Flour      ||
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Around Home
Lightning Peak Trail
a   few
week from
Laco Tungsten Lamps
25 to 50 Watt Lamps���50c each.
100 Watt Lamps���$1.25 each.
NITROGEN 60 Watts   .   /,   $1.25each^
I AMDQ 100    �����     ,   -   .   2.00 �� ' *
LAIYIKO 200   �����     <   *   *\ 3.50 ��
The  Phoenix   post   office will
close today.
: School,   supplies    now   in   at
Goodeve's Drug Store.
John Cropley, left on  Tuesday
morning's train for Kamloops.
1).  R.   McElmon,  watchmaker
and Jeweller, Greenwood,   B.   C.
R., W.   Halcrow
da.ys'  in -town   this
A. J. Morrison; wife add family are on a motor tour of the
W. K. Gwyet, district engiueer,
of Penticton, was in Greenwood
last week.
The Canada Copper, Corporation will ship the remaining slag
cars to Pennsylvania.
J. D. McCreath has returned
from a successful.hunting trip in
the Beaverdell section.
Messrs. Cagnon, Norris and
McLaren,, were in-the city on
Sunday from Grand Forks.'
Hugh  McKee   has   bought   a.
Wade gasoline sa'w and in future
will,use.this machine to cut cord-
-  Miss    Victoria  .Shillcock,   of
Kettle Valley,   was in town for
A.cJ)ance on Fri-
Kodaks, full line of Films
���   and Supplies at
Goodeve Drug Store
Greenwood City Waterworks Co,
I        ' We caffy a full line of
Groceries, Flour and Feed
Your Patronage Solicited
Taylor $ Jenkin
M��teW Greenwood
I have opened a new harness shop and
aiu prepared to make harness to order
and to do all kinds -of repair work. Shop
equipped with modern machinery. 'All
work guaranteed.-
For Sale
���_. < ���
The'WINDSOR HOTEI, te heated with steam'
and electricity. Fine sample rooms. A comfort-
able home for tourists and travellers. Touch the
wire If you waac rooms reserved. The buffet is
replete with cigars, cigarettes, cooling beverages,
buttermilk and ice-cream.
s ���       I
The Presbyterian Church and
Manse in Phoenix. Apply. Rev.
Hillis Wright, Grand Forks, B.(C.
For Sale Cheap
Small stack of mixed hay, part
raking. Excellent for dry cattle.
Come and see afe Fritz Hauesener
ranch,   -
E. W. WIDDOWSOJN, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biioS, Nelson, B. C.
Charges;���^Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$1.2$ each. Gold-Silver fi.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.
A Good Investment
^HE monfey you save.eams interest
,. ., _. "A when -deposited in pur Savings
Department, and both principal and
interest-are safe and can be obtain-:
:/���; y ed whenever^required. Open an y
account to-day. '  /-^, ';���*".���._.-" '.
..GREENWOOD BRANC?. E.U Brawders, Manlger.
_    $i5.#0G,0t)O
The Ledge has always' room
for one more ad.
Notice to Water Users
I find the Twin Creek Reservoir,
otherwise known as the Phoenix Water,
has been turned, into the City Water
Mains without my knowledge or^consent
and entirely against my wishes. . I therefor wish to warn water ��� users to take;
every care in using this .water/as it-has
$ot been tested as-to its purity.
Water is now being tested and will be
reported on later.., .      ... ,..
;,:'--'; t.-.m: gulley,;"
X' - '   "-- -���'-'.-,' -"- X Mayor.
Greenwow^B. C.( Sept. 7, 1920.   -.
the G. Wi V.
day evening.
Wanted.���To let a contract to
plow at once about 25 acres. Call
or write Fritz Haussener,-- Box
364, Greenwood.
Mrs. M. Beattie and daughter,
'Ada, left recently-for Vancouver,
where Miss Beattie will attend ja
business college. ���\
Mrs. H. R. Bidder and Mrs. G.
Sr Walters, returned on Tuesday
from a few flays' visit with
friends at Allenby..
The South Kootenay Power &
Light Co.,   haye bought" the L-
.A. Smith building in Anaconda,.
and will use it as a garage.
Born. ��� To Mr.1 and - Mrs.
William Muir-Wilson, at Mrs.
Rendell's hospital, Greenwood, a
daughter, on September 14.
W. X. Perkins will look after
the office of the Grand Forks
Garage Co. in Penticton. . Until
recently - Mr. Perkins was city
clerk of Phoenix.
Mrs. J. E. Creighton has returned to her home in Ithaca,
N."Y.; "after"_being_ the guest of
her sister, Mrs. H. McCutcheon,
for seyeral weeks.
After being in the dray business in Greenwood for about 21
years, 37. B. Fleming has sold
out .to W. (H, Docksteader, wiio
took charge this week.       f
C. D. Hunter, of the Empress
Manufacturing Co., and .his
nephew, Russell Hunter, are on a
motor tour of the Boundary, and
were in town on Tuesday,
J.- B. Desrosier, of Midway,
was in town last . week. For
some time past he has been employed by Pete Salviis, the railway contractor, at Osoyoos.
Harold- Ferguson of Calgary,
was visiting his sister,  Mrs. W.
R._ Dewdney, last week.   Horold
is employed in the postal service
between Calgary and Vancouver.
-D. B. Fotheringham,  of Spokane, and A.   M.  Whiteside,  of
Vancouver, are in town, on business -in    connection "-with    the
Greenwood City Waterworks Co.
, Noel B. ..Kelsey,   who recently
sold but his general merchandise
business to the United-.Farmers
at Rock Creek,  left: on Wednesday morning for Detroit, where
he will reside permanently.   Noel
will be greatly missed ;-as he bad
always taken an active part in
the welfare of. the valley  and.his
many friends.wish him success in
his new field -of-"endeavor*   Mrs.
Kelsey and children will nol go
tQ Detroit: at present, .but will
Scott McRae returned to town
on Tuesday morning from Lightning Peak. - Scott and "his party,
consisting pf Jack Cochrane, Joe
Christian and Chas. Noreen have
just completed the government trail
from Scbenck's ranch np the Main1
Kettle riverTbrough to Lightning
Peak in the Northern part of the
Greenwood Mining division.
-'In the past all those who were
fanailiar'with the country around
the Peak   claimed  that   to  reach
that section was by  way   of the
East Fork.    Scott in his exploring
found  this to be incorrect as iu
trying to locate a trail   by   that
route be was unable to reach his
destination.    On returning he followed the Main  Kettle for a considerable distance and finally turned east and after travelling across
country for some time he arrived
afc the Peak.
..Lightning Peak has an elevation
of about 7500 feet.    The Waterloo
mine in which Greenwood people
are interested lies abont two miles
north...Waters of the north-east
flow intOL the North- Fork of the
Kettle river.    All   the" waters on
north, west, and south slopes   flow
into   Rendell   creek.    The Basalt
ridgejs the dividing line between
the East Fork and Bendell creek
on which the camp at the Peak is
situated.    The East Forks empties
into   the   Main - Kettle  about 2J
miles from  the end of the wagon
road,   while' Bendell   creek goes
into the Main Kettle about a mile
north of Split creek,   onfche opposite side.
With the completion of the traij
it .will  be possible   to'make   the
trip with pack horses fcom Greenwood to the Peak   in^.four days.
The route will be via Boundary
crcak-r-Loat-'Crcek trail to-Waddell's-
ranch,  thence to   the   Schenck's,
and along the new   trail to   the
Peak.    This ronte is  a good one
as there is no hills to climb as on
the wagon road and trail that goes
into   the camp ' from   Edgewood.
Soott   found    Messrs'., Rendell,
Lee,  Boag,    Hammarstadt,    and
other   Greenwood   men   hard   at
work and all doing well  at the
I Western Float I
.The Fernie Golf club is two
years old and it.has a membership
of 70.
Fernie has now two three-inch
guns for war memorial decorative
A 'large fish oil and fish meal
plant is being erected on the,outskirts of Nanaimo.        ��
D. C. McDonald; an old-time
Klondiker, died in Dawson last
month from cancer.
Mrs. AnguB Armstrong, a resident of A8hcroft_for mora than*30
years died on September 3.
,The apple crop in England is
very light. This will make a great
demand for Canadian apples.
The corporation of the City of
Phoenix will officially go ont of
bupiness on the first of the year.
;. It pays to walk in Winnippg.
Street car tickets in that city have
advanced to seven cents, with four
sicketp for 25 cents.
Baroness Macdonald of Earns-
cliffe, widow of the great Canadian
Premier," Sir John A. Macdonald,
died on Sept. 3, according to a
London report. She was 84 years
of age. ""   '     -
Cranbrook's city council has
been authorized to buy the private.-
ly owned electric light plant in.
that'town, at a cost in the neighborhood of 860,000.
James Retasket, otherwise known
as "Tyee Jimmy." the Chief of
the Lillooet Indian Reserve died
last month. He has.been chief of
tbe'Indians in that section for 35
For the information of the public it-is pointed out that under the
provisions of- the Game Act it is
illegal to shoot from a vehicle,
power or saib boat, or to carry
loaded firearms in any vehicle.
Mining- News
��� Plane No. 4 of the United States
army aerial expedition returning
from Nome, Alaska, to Mineola,
N.Y., will carry the first shipment
of ore from a newly opened gold,
mine near Wrangell for delivery
to the owner or the mine in I^ew
York city. _ -
Death of Mrs. S. T. Larsen
On going to press The Ledge
is informed of the death of Mrs.
Larsen, wife of S. T. Larsen, oj
Rock Creek, iu a Spokane hospital, after an illness of many
months_duratio_n, _Mr. .Larsen
left for Spokane - by" auto on
Noel H. Ryleyj of Queens Bay,
Kootenay lake, has acquired the
240 acre ranch of Carl Bjorkman
near Rock Creek, which in addition
to having excellent ranching acreage, has much valuable standing
According to a Princeton -report
last month's docket in the police
court in .that town was a heavy
one, fines amounting to $500 being
imposed for offences under the
Prohibition Act. Coalmont do:
nated a good share to this amount.
"J.     Peck    MacSwain, with
Receipts   of , oro   afe the   Trail
smelter during the first seven days
of this  month  totaled 7718 tons.
The shippers follow:
Emerald, Salmo       - -          45
Josie, Rosslaud        - -~      170
Mandy,-Le Pas, Man. -         371
North Star, Kimberley "   125
Nettie L. Gerrard    - -          18.
Payne, Sandon         - -            9
Taltapin, Talfcapin -            4.
Velvet, Velvet         - -          27
Company mines ��- - -     -' 6949
"With  a  cash  bond'of 875,000-
deposited with the court of appeal, :
the Granby Mining and  Smelting
company  is  proceeding   with "the
developing of its coal_areas in the '
vicinity of    Cassidy,    Vancouver
Island, while the lawyers are getting ready  to argue as to owner-_
ship   of the  Ganner  and Dunlap
leases.     The   arrangement   it   is
said   by   representatives    of    the
Granby company,  will enable that -
concern to~develop its  own  undisputed coal areas,   while the question of the disputed areas is before
the court.    Prior to the judgement
of Mr. Justice Gregory holding the
E.~ & N. railway company to bo
owners of the coal  under Ganner
and Dunlop lands, the Granby had   -
taken nearly  200,000  tons of coal'
from .the properties and between    -
20,000  and  30,000 tons-from its   -
other coal areas " which " are not in
dispate.     These other coal lands   ""
have been   reached   through   the
Ganner and Dunlop lands,"���Van-    ,
couver Sun.
Mr. and Mrs. Stapleton, of
Midway, attended the Kelowna
Fair last week. Mr. Stapleton
was a member 'of the Keremeos
baseball team, that won out in
the tournament at the Fair,
Miss E- G. Barclay, of Shaua-
-avon, Sask., who has bgen the
guest of her sister, Mrs. W. H.
Wood, at Penticton, is spending
a few days in town this week
visiting her nephew, Ross Wood.
Miss Barclay is the guest of JNlr.
and Mrs. J. V. Mills during her
visit in this"city.        .
C. M. Lightbody, of the Can-
adian Bank of Commerce staff
was transferred to Vancouver
on Tuesday, and has been succeeded by R. O. Fisher, of Kam
Spartan fortitude is'eschewan urban delights thist summer while
helping the men to put through the
One-Mile road before the snow
blows, which will cut fourteen
mile's of the run between Merritt
and^Princeton. On the side "Mac"
is accumulating a reserve with'the
idea of opening a bank when he
comes to town at the season's end.
Arrivals from the firing line report
tbat Peck is in the thick of it, and
as good as a movie show, with a
little ' dog .under the wagon.''-���
Merritt Herald.
"While no great development
has been engaged ia by the mining
companies of the Slocan division in
recent months, lessees are doing
more than ever,'" said H, W. C.
Jackson, on returning' from Kaslo,
recently, to the Spokesman-Review
of Spokane.
"While r was at the Rambler-
Cariboo ori Saturday last the lessees
on the No. 1 level of the Washing-
ton mine, nearby, were pending
over the Rambler-Cariboo tramway
a carload-of galena ore that they
had _remove_d.in_threft .weeks The-
Tbe following is taken from the
Ashcroft Journal of September 1st,
1900, nnder the heading of
"Freighting to Cariboo:" "In the
business of freighting supplies to
Cariboo there are at present engaged in the business about thirty-
five regular teaming 6utfits. In
addition some of tbe ranchers in
loops. Mr. Fisher is well.icnown!a(1(i.iMonSOm8 of the sellers in
in Greenwood and was on the I ^aTlbo�� mfke occasianal trips, and
Commerce, staff  here,   when he
��� A gold signet.ring with crest,  sv; veuoit-.: at present,  but will
I * liiaer will be ���������rewarded.-: by re- make their hom^ in Grand Fork*
[turning same to^The Ledge,y:y, / until Mr. KelseyjeSS^     ?
ealisted in the army 4 years ago
H. T. Munro of Anyox, the
new general, manager of the
Granby Consolidated^ Mining,
Smelting and Power.(5o., and V-
Quinn,. comptroller of the company, were in t6wn. last week.
Messrs. Maurp.&Quiaa were on
a tour of inspection of the Granby
properties in the Boundary
. Alex -.Zwve. of the Chicago
Machinery, and "Equipment Co.,;
Ltd.( of Seattle, Wash., was ih
town last week, and .bought all
the remaining unsold machinery
at the:.smelter,-X: 'A.Z MicWes, of
Seattle, is looking, aftery the dismantling for:; the firm.: . This
Seattle Co, has made ay bid for
the /machinery 'vat - the . Grand
Forks smelter. .-y'X'���'-���-;��� -������.'������:.-.
three or four pack trains, owned
and operated by Chinese,* are ��� also
in   the   business.     The    regular
freighters,  all of whom are members   of1 the;   Cariboo". Protective
Association,, use altogether - about
240.horses.and 75 wagons.    Very
few of the. solid axel wagons that
were once such a familiar sight are
to be seen on the road now.  ��� THe
slow   moving   and--"mighty;   bull,
teams;tbat use to take on their
big loads at Yale are a thing of the
past and have given way to the six
and   eight   horse- teams'.    For   a
number .of date years one bull team
made :regalar'{ trips from Ashcroft
but.it ceased operation, a year ago,
and is doubtfnl if ever another one jou  jucieaieu numoer 01
polls a load pf freight pat of here." ate putting men to work.'
showings left in the mine was such
that all who inspected it eaid there
conld be no doubt that they would
remove another carload in about
the same length of time. This ore
contains more fcban 150 ounces of
silver to the ton and about 65 per
cent. lead. It lies in a body two
to three feet wide that ia expospd
for a considerable distance.
"On the eanie day as the Washington ore movement the leesees
on the No. 3 level of. the Rambler-
Cariboo, who "have been  at work
less than a month, were sending to
the No. 7 level  a carload of rich*
ore,    The   ore, was   expected    to
average about 200 ounces of silver
to the ton and 70 per cent/lead, or
more than S300  to the ton.    This
means  the receipt  of  S 10,000 by
two men for the" work  of three or
four weeks.    The Rambler-Cariboo
and Washington shipments were'of
40 tons each.
^"The fciggesfe strike   of all has
been made by the Fabey  brothers,
of New Denver,'in the Whitewater,
owned  by  J. L \ Retallack.     The
lease of. the Fabey; brothers is r6n -
ground above the No. 3 level. The
lessees have shipped two -- carloads.
from the hew ore shoot and  at the'���",
time of the last report bVd as much ���..
as five feet of solid  galena ore in.
sight.    Tbe Fahey working are the   ,
near eat-workings  to the Wellington   mine,   wkere   the   Standard-
Silver-Lead Mining .Company,   ia,
reopening the. No.'2 tunnel level, yy
*'.The   strike   situation   on   the
Sioean  division  seems   to be improving.    Themines are receiving
applications for employment from .
[an  increased number of men and
*r THE  .LEDGE,     ttKEEiNWOOD,     B.     C.
smoke,���if  tliosc  men  who    directed
the  channels  of    learning,    business, .
ancl finance, realized thc artificialncss j
of it all.
With hini therc was no longing to j
j know   more   than   what  he   saw   and
j knew after  his  own  fashion.     Those
'white-stars that hung, low above  the
tree-spiked   open   were  simply  glori- i>
ous  stars,  made  to  blink  out  of  the.)     A   crowning   curative   triumph   in
dusk,  grow  golden  in  thc  deepening ! medicine is now given to the world,
shadow, and  sing  out  in  the hushed ��� :md a11 who havc bccn sufferers from
They Act Quickly, and Make You
>   .       Feel Lively as a Kid
Early Maturity of Wheat
"Well, you needn't. I 'have littic
use for you. now, but I'd havc even
less if you did that. Anyhow, I know
who is behind all this; it's Dalton."
"I didn't say it was."
"No, you didn't; nevertheless, I
"You wouldn't handle Abe Dalton
quite so easy as you did me," whined
Simmons. "He's somc man, is Dalton."
"That remains to bc seen," smiled
Dorkim "I'll just say this much,
though: if I catch him up here on my
���Preserve, I'm going to find out just
how much of a man he is. You tell
him that for inc." He laughed at thc
baffled expression on the other's face.
"Look here, Simmons," hc said quiet-
- ly, "Dalton hasn't got any courage,
and   you   know   it.    Hc   never   takes
.any chances himself, but gets one of
you fellows to take them for hini.
I've just given you what you deserved, but I'll tell you something. I respect you for the nerve you've shown
and 1 don't ���want you to get in wrong
on Dal ton's account. Take my advice
and break away from him. By the
way, I'll trouble you to put that notice back where you found it." He
pointed to the card gleaming iip-from j
thc moss, then strode away ani"ii.g
the trees.
Thereafter thc notices remained un;T
molested. Not, lhat certain of the
trappers, with 'a personal grievance
against Dorkin for establishing a
kingdom and a law unto himself, did
not long usurp the fertile hunling.and
trapping grounds froni which tlicy
were barred, but because they had
learned thoroughly that Dorkin was
quite   capable  of   taking  care   of  his
'own aud had a -way of kecpius his
Some of them, more reasonable
than   thc   others,   even   accepted   :hc
.big woodsman's overtures of friendship and came often lo visir him at
the cabin in thc grove. His 'strong
personality, his colossal physical
strength, und his marvellous power
ovcr the wild tilings, won their icspect, and in their rough ��� way lbey
liked hinf'a great deal. - ���'-������ .
Dorkin   had. been   iu   thc   Northern
...forest lauds five "years now.,-five won-'
durful," beautiful" years  of -life, .where
; life was fullest-and grandest and ! est.
: ���- Remoulded by lhc sympathetic" nh-
gers of the-great -Mother; hW physical
-"sclf'had become the very embodiment
of perfect manhood which had about
it thc ruggedness "of.thc .oak, and the'
-symmetry of thc. hickory.- Nature
had, indeed, been kind to him,, and
he loved her for'it! -In his-heart he
. "said; to-her throughout each glad day
of  lifc,"  You  Have  saved  mc  and  I
shall never stray    away
again:"    "���.-'���"   .---'-' ..���.-" '- - .-:- - ,���'*���
He had-ii.cver. known'-the fulness of-
life before..   He    had  . thought ���  live
"something of a struggle' after that not,
easily  attained, .a", reaching   .through
.   and.-above   the   clouds ��for -a'-bubble
. that danced always a little'-beyond
one's reach.' Now-he''knew tliat". life-
-was health-and the po\\;_er-'to taste.and
- know,and'feci���particularly to fc'cl.j
:    "  He- wondered', sometimes'; if .those
; men-'iii -the;, city���that" grinding, puls-
,'ating place ;of .'crowds, and "jar/and
ana  sing
night with a melody atuiic with the
eternal chord upon which hung all
the harmony of his world.
So it was with the winds, the
breeze, thc streams, and all the atoms
of all thc.-perfcctcd parts ofe��all his
great world: hc accepted them as hc
found them, lie breathed, listened,
felt; above all, he lived. Hc was a
primitive man with ruddy lifc in his
veins, a great and beautiful lovc in
his heart for his environment; and
every morning, as hc stood watching
the lighting skies in the east, his soul
sang its wild prayer to an infinit':
Something which he knew was God
and  God's.
Seldom, tf'-acver, did hc allow himself to think of,the other world in
which hc had fought ancl failed and
well-nigh gone down. At first hc had
found it hard to forget; thc drab
thread of pas^t memories would protrude itself at times and spoil the
goldcfn web of peaceful dreams. That
was'because spiritual regeneration is
slower than physical; because certain
diseases can be cured only in thc
Great  Operating  Room.
Five years as keeper of the Retreat
and he was happy, contented, successful. Five happy years'. Dorkin
smiled at the thought of how peaceful, how happy they had been. Hc
hoped nothing would ever occur to
bring thc past back before him. Hc
had just about outlived ,it, almost
obliterated it from his mind���all save
one littic chapter, tliat could not be
forgotten,  quite.
Hc could not forget the disgrace,
the degradation hc had suffered back
there in thc city, could not forget
what he, "an innocent man, had endured for thc crime of another. And
face that came up
Phenomenal - Crops   Reported   From
I , Grande Prairie District.
! On Tuesday, Aug. 10, Captain R. B.
I Howell, a veteran,-who is farming on
j a large scale just outside, of Grande
\ Prairie City, commenced cutting a
forty acre field of Superior wheat
which was s'owed on May 25. Thc
grain was fully matured, stood about
| four feet in height, and was expected
| to thresh about fifty bushels to the
acre. The captain has been offered
$14 per bushel for thc entire crop by
%/$/��t����r% you are "wide awake aa
VV l&fSlB. an owl" at night, and
can't "keep your eyes open" in the day.
time you certainly need
then  therc  was  a
and stood before his eyes whenever
���Jhis memory forced itself upon him.
Oddly hc had always associated his
disgrace aud this man together. He
had always thought that Timberley
was, in somc way, responsible for his
passing out. '
But   today,  as   he   walked  through
thc spicy hard\voo"ds, even that cloud
seemed less  sombre  ancl ���  something
more  vaguely  indefinite   than   it  had
hitherto  been. . Perhaps  it  was    because-of thc new spring-time,warmth
.iii' the  aii-p the s.wcel-sinelling"   wild;
flowers and the bird-music thatlhroby
bed   and   twittered   on   every    hands'
Perhaps,'too, lie-caught thc. infectious
happiness .of  his   wild   children   who
were  all- about '.hini,   his- furred   and
feathered    fricoids,    old    and7*youn��>
playing1 and   enjoying"   iii    full'   the
strained sunlight-.and balmy hreezes.-
. .The silver grey  fox.and' her puppies foiled on the-sward together.'beneath a copse  of: wild" hazelnut .-'.A
littic beyond thcm-.a'big raccoon-and
four.littic-grey balls,; with liny rings
about., tlicir  tails, .lay   fast   aslecp: in
frOmy-you i thc sunlight".   ���'.'/.       ..'"���   "": "  -..",' '
"Down-.in   a." small; lake he heard 7a
glorious splashing and,-knew that; the
old mink, who.se den'was deep.in lhe
bank,.had taken- he.r ' family' oMcittcns
out   for -a"  morning   swim. -'  From   a
big 'beech,  close - beside,; him;, a. cock
grouse; clucked  his "challenge'  to''the
.uncaring fox..._bciicath"  him;;',  ������.,.    -y
'Dorkin  stood;"-still, "ti smile .on--his
face,- .a ..deepening   .jvondcr . ���-' in  '' liis
b rca s t. y - 11;, wa s 7 a 11  so -. wo ii cl c r fu 1..- to
'liim;'.   each" "and ���,'-pvej-y-,day.-'it "grew
'.more  .wonderful..'; -These- things', had
come'- into = his  Retreat, .w-ild;;;-frantic,
fearing"things.- ."What a'difference today-!-   He drew-in "a.long breath:..  In
stomach   ailments,     indigestion   and
headache  can  be cured by  a purely
vegetable remedy.   ,
Calomel, salts and such like are no
longer necessary.   They are harsh and
disagreeable.    Science    has    devised
something far superior, and  you can I one of thc largc seed houses of thc
go today with 25c to any druggist and;-southern part of the" province.     The
period between the dates of sowing
and maturity having been only 78
days,, it is believed that a record has
been established.
Although thc spring was thc latest
in years, and seeding was further delayed by continued wet weather, thc
exceptionally long days peculiar to
the north, together with the abundance of moisture always experienced,
worked miracles and a particularly
heavy crop is assured. It is estimated that the total grain production of
thc Grande Prairie District will
amount to four million bushels. The
average yield of wheat on properly
prepared lands will run at least 45
bushels to lhe acre, aud in some instances as high as 65 and 70, while
thc average of oats will run about 90
bushels to tlic acres and in somc instances as high as 140 bushels.
Thc Canadian Pacific Railway who
have but lately acquired the E.D. &
B.C. line from Edmonton to Grande
Prairie City, have announced that the
line will bc brought up to C.P.R. standards before fall sets in ancl that,no
difficulty in thc marketing of thc crop
is anticipated. Thc C.P.R. is making preparations to handle a big rush
ofscttlcrs to thc north this fall from
thc United States. '
" fiiar �� rriiiiiit^���fileaiset''-Mt-hc'-^-lC{i t'^biiLof'budding--.tre^
.jusi,aTOmu^e,pie^ci j^j. sI,ootii,g,pja.nt-_  lt -5s like.-t!le:
HERE'S a timely suggestion; l^eeiest^clar.to -hini, "ind;he.laugh;.
:for your vacation kit.- xyiif 'softiy.yfar.-slieer- joy-of .it ���all^s
--Put-.in. ah -Ingersoll -Mapl* ^.pass^doiMirxthe^atlrtp-lus cabui.
y��eaf>ith a.Radiolite diat-the":" ���'" As-hcturncd a.-cqrncr.-of thc path
: iace that lights up in the dark..
-.The cost will be ;$4,00,.and
""'for - that you'll have, a; hardy,
handy; husky watclv built, to.
keep going wherever you're go-
���;ihg; to stand any- roughystuff  j
you :can   stand,  to., give  you  r
. faithfuV record of the time of  i
day and: time p'.night... .   .  .      j.
."_" Thus you can, give your expensive watch a vacation in a
aiice comfortable strong, box,
"knowing that, the.' Maple-Leafi
,y\yiil tell jus.t.as good time and
bear hardships much;, more
:; cheerfully.
' .Then if,you lose. the. Maple
'. DLeaf-" Radiolit.e-^you "should
.worry, when you realize you've
only Jos't $4.00..  Suppose it had
fceen. your high priced watch I
And there isn't any town too
small ,to supply you with ia. new.
Maple Leaf.
MapU Leaf Radiolite, $4.00
and came into-the,-open, a big .-man,-,
'dressed in grey tweed's,'rose-from his
.seat on  an  elm block and  stood,before him.  ''.''Stanley,'by God," the man
i muttered, 'his  facc paling a triflle.
;"   Dorkin   paused,  and  a    deep    red
-iiib'uritcd to his temples.",_ lie took a
t|iiick s.tcp forward, his hands clenched and-his jaw -set.    Simultaneously
j'with, his action the other mail recoil-
; ed.-   Big as. he was, before Dorkin's
- giant frarnc he  seemed diminutive.
"You;'-' commenced  Dorkin,    "You
���" The grp.wl  choked in  his  throa.t,-
and thc other held tip his hand.
j   :"Don't  say  it,"  lie_ advised:    "Not
I that-.I care; but if yoii say it you -will
[violate   the   hospitality   of   this,"���he
;! waved his hand about,���""and I under-
|"stand   that   would   be   an   unpardonable  tiling  to do,  up  here."
. "Timberley";-   why  are   you   hcr.e?"
asked  oDrkin,   striving  to  keep    his
voice steady. :   ���
-The: other laughed shortly.'. "Suppose";'! ysa'y that in making this-visit
I, .have,; been actuated solely .through
a-feeling, of friendship.?" '..":;.../'. .
'.'.-.' -:-y(Tb be continued.).;--';;..   -;
buy a box of Dr. Hamilton's Pills,
which arc considered the vcry quickest and safest cure for the stomach,
bowels,  liver and kidneys.
Half sick men and women , who
scarcely know what ails them, will
be given a new lease of lifc, with
Dr. Hamilton's Pills. Depressed
spirits disappear, headaches arc forgotten, appetite increases, blood is
purified and enriched, pains at .. thc
base of thc spine arc cured, thc nerves
arc toned up, ambition to work is increased, and day by day tlic old-time
health and vigor return.       ..
A trial only is necessary to prove
\u%x beneficial Dr. Hamilton's Pills
arc to all who are weak, nervous,
Ihin, depressed or in failing health.
Blind Babies
This Is An Open Letter to thc
Generously Disposed. .
A few weeks ago I came across in
thc London Spectator an appeal by
Sir Arthur Pearson, in behalf of a
specially helpless class of thc community, in which lie  says:���
"At Sunshine House, Chorlcy
���Wood, wc havc 25 babies who arc
bcing taught to<be littic normal Human beings, so far as that is possible,
from thcir earliest days until thc age
of five, when thcy arc transferred to
the residential schools for thc blind.
There-arc enough poor blind babies
in the Kingdom to fill six Sunshine
Houses, and I want money to enable
me   to  start' the  other  live."
From Ih's it would appear thai in
England there is room and need for
six homo.-; for blind babies and only
onc in existence. But here, in this
favored Canada, nothing has heretofore been done in this direction, except a movement commenced last
year by the late Mr. T. Hope Churchill, of.Toronto, .\ho, aftcr collecting
between onc aii-.l 'wo thousand dollars, specially deposited in a local
bi'-.K lo the credit of the fund, asked
mc to aid him in raising a sufficient'
sum to purchase premises for the
proposed homc^ -'Having'warm, sympathy with Mr/Churchill's praiseworthy enterprise, I promised.lo give
him thc necessary '.assistance,-.; bill
circumstances-'prevented mc ;undcr-
takihg the' work until the -present
time,, and meanwhile-death .'suddenly
removed -Mr. . Churchill." .Now,' in
order 'jjiat the money, collected may
be utilized, for thc purpose' for which
it was subscribed; a; Charter.���'(without
.slock-.subscription) is being secured
so.that the incprporatcd company can
legally and. properly lay claini to- the
money in thc bank, and.proceed to
carry out /the -objects "'for'which'" the
Charter'i's sought,-viz.:'.""'.    '/"."-���
"To- provide" a refuge- for-baby "and
infant-blind,'tb "provide free scientific,
care, training, aiid .maintenance, -to
'save.the.liv.es of even-a-few of thc
many of "such 'unfortunates who, fon
lack ..of -such'service, perish, cyery
.yca��f and. to.return these little "ones
tp their parents,-.at .school ."age, with
���rio'rmal healthy, bodies, and" sound
minds.."- x ':,. ���' . - / ' -- , .;���' - '-.-. ', ��� .-. ,s ,,
���'.ySuchrin; brief,-, is-the task-befbre- the
promoters..'������ -Money is. urgently ���required to'ca.ri'-y it "to;'successful 'coni-
-plclipn.", " Canadian's Tiave never been.
:known to'turn, their backs'On any.de-
"-sc/ving- cause,- claiming their ��� aid; :and
surely ,;this''appeal win. meet ."with' a
gencrous'.responsc.' ���,.Help now, with-,
but"'.waiting' to -be- called' uponi-by: a
collector, so that "the close of the.year;
may sc.c "-The; Blind Babies' 'Hoinc,
Nursery-, aiid"". Kindergarten" in '"sue-"
ccssful-.operation in''thc'-Capital City
of Canada."". Cheques .may, be. made
payable to "Canadian Blind .Babies'
Home." All -remittances will, .be
promptly acknowledged.���C. Blac.kctt
Robinson, 199 Duffcri'n -Road, Ottawa.
Greater Average Production
ing by im-**
food -Poisons is a
very common ailment.
Fy& L�� 1ies����&
Pi U s ccr'-
rect it,
I��ric>t S>le of
Any Medtcine ia
lie World.
in Canntta.   In
buo, 25c. SOc
Report of Movement    .     *
Of 1919 Crops
Flyers Develop
Far-Seeing s Look
.. Gypsum'. Discovered ;iii Alberta..
'-'; The.discovery,of .gypsum is report-
cd'.'aVFbrt McMurra>%',Alta.,'.by Professor" J."-A; .'Allen; of tlie iUniycrs.ity.
���of' Alberta.--'/He statcs .deppsits were
.located' -at- a'-'depth 'of'y5l feet. wKcn
drilling- for salt.-.- X-X' X;\.X-.,-;.-'- -.Xy-.'.-i-
}': ;Tusks.bf.*the hia'mm.oth" were 'cur?-
ed, while, thpse-of������the:.masibdpn'' were
'il.m.os.t:.straight;vy.';.'���;.-X']yxXy- Z'XXyi
Dairy Branch of Saskatchewan De-
partmenbof Agriculture Conducting Competition-for Dairymen.
For the thirdr ycar in succession,
thc 'Saskatchewan Dairy Association
in conjunction wilh thc Dairy Branch
of thc Saskatchewan Department of
Agriculture, will again this' year conduct a Greater Average Production
Competition. Eight cash prizes, of
thc aggregate value of $175, arc offered as follows: First, $50; second, $40;
third, $30; rfourlh, $20; fifth/ $15;
sixth, $10; seventh and. eighth, $5
each. '     ."-..-.'
These are to bc awarded to thc
j owners-or proprietors of herds of five
or inorc" cows on "the, basis of the
average" butler fat .production, of
.whole herds for the UVelvc-. months
ending December 31, 1920. T.o be
eligible for a prize in this competition
competitors must keep a record,
for. at least six, months of the year,"
of the production "of theii^ herd iri
conformity ..'with.- the- rules laid down
in "the system in use by thc Dairy
Division, Ottawa,-viz.,"".'they- must
weigh the milk of each individual cow"
three'days each month for at' least six
.months, and. have -each cow's .milk
tested lor buttcrfat'content once each
month,- as' .- required : by lhc testing
regulationsr ' Forms for thc. keeping
of ��� records and full information - regarding lli6: \v:o"'rk arc' supplied free "of
charge tb.dairymen in any part,of the
pj-ovince."  .' .'-,.;.'. 7- "'-,'   ".'     '..'. -
P.""E. Reed, dairy .commissioner., for
Saskatchewan,, believes that the regular, testing of .individual" cows would
probably "prove "the most valuable"feature1, of, her,;management; that .could
bc ' adopted.'. -��� "Large. "individual production means' '-.economical'' produc-.
lion.' .--The object pf .tliis-cbinpctition.
.is'.to develop-higher average-produc-
7tionvin Saskatchewan"'"herds, ',which
will result-in greater profits through
more-economical -production:-���-\V:"- A.
Macleod;-:Editor 'bf -.Publications:/;. '-
Largest Part of Grain Moved By
Lake Route.
In a report issued by the Dominion bureau of statistics, on thc
movement of last season's crop, it is
shown that only 253,607.bushels went
straight through to thc cast by rail,
cither destined for. points in eastern
Canada or to the eastern part oLthc
United Stales. As is always the
case, the largest shipment out of the
west went by way of the terminals,
Fort Wjlliani and Port Arthur,
During the crop ye^r* 97,467,240
bushels passed intov the public and
private elevators at these two ports
of shipment. ' ���
Two main streams of wheat are
shown as going into thc, United
Statcs. . Of these 2,797,037 bushels
went by wai' of Buffalo, and'1,167,-
959 bushels via other United States
lake ports, and 19,037,331 bushels
moved by rail from^the eastern pool,
while 184,109 bushels were cleared
for consumption in the United Statcs,
and 3,964,996 bushels from the ship-'
ments to lake ports including
Duluth. -
No' attempt is made to show by
what ports this wheat moved out of
the United States, but the movement
was entirely from Atlantic ports. -So
far' a$ exports arc concerned, says
thc report, it".is correct to conclude
that this wheat was exported into,
other countries by way of United
Statcs ports.'   .
"Hundred-Mile-an-Hour   Faxe   Never
Looks Weary.
The "100-milc-afi-hour face has ar-
/rived!- -   "'    .
Peopla��who meet passengers by'thc
air ferry at Paris ..say that these
aerial voyagers breathe deeply, witli
wide-open eyes, as they set foot.,again
-(-on familiar earth: , There is a spafklc
���in. their expressions'. Any trace of
boredom or cynicism appears swept
from thcir faces by" the purity of the
upper air.
When they take the auto which
carries them to their hotel thcy have
a look of pitying impatience at thc
crawling vehicle* "Crossed the channel in ten minutes,", thcy say, "and
it's taking us more than that to get
to thc end of this street!"
The 100-mile-aii-hour facc doesn't
wear an expression of weariness with
lines suggestive of mental strain. On
thc contrary thc expression1 is one bf
.steadfast composure, with the quiet
far-seeing face of the 'man who
sweeps wide vistas.
Seamen' havc such an expression,
but air observers say that flyers arc
likely to develop it to tlic ntirdcgrec.
Rolling Sandwich /Men
New Occupation of French Crippled
' "   Soldiers.
Rolling sandwich -men are the latest -innovation in French' advertising.
They are both tragic- and--.amusing,
being soldiers wounded in. the war,
who' have lost the use of-'their legs;
and are only able to move about in
chairs  which  they wheel  themselves.
Completely coveYccf by advertising
posters, they roll up and down the-
boulevards and nearby streets.
Canada's Coal Output
Estimates of Year's Production Are
Disappointing. x
According to latest reports coal
production is riot nearly up'to expectations in Canada. Thc total pror
duction for the last calendar year of
the Dominion .was 33,500,000 tons below thc maximum output of the Canadian mines, which was "reached in
1913, figures that ycar. being 15,012,-
178 ton's.'      ' y '.    ���   .       - -    --
. The falling off "in producLion is
slated .to be greater in Nova Scotia
than any other province iir the Do-
m'inio'n. ��� In 1913 -Nova, Scotia '.produced S,000,000-tons, while in 1919 she
produced only ,5,700,000 Ioiif.    ' '   .
i Enbugh>As It Is
._ Someone asked thc premier of
Newfoundland ��� if thc island colony
did not want to join Canada, to which
he replied that if Canada wished to
join Newfoundland well and good,
but nothing doing in the other direction. Probably it is just as well.
Inclusion of Newfoundland in the
Dominion would makc our problems,
already numerous enough, evcnViorc
complex.���Calgary Herald.-
Letter "E " Most Fortunate
Reasons   Why   We fcould   Not   Do"
Without It.
Someone"has advanced the opinion
that the letter "e" is the most unfortunate character in- the English alp-'
habet, because it is always out of
cash, forever in debt, never o,uf of
danger,.and in hell alL-the time. Biit
we.calf attention to the fact that "e"
is never in-war, and always in peace.
It is thc beginning" of existence, the
commencement bf case, and the, end
of trouble. Without it there would
bc no meat, no life, no heaven'. It is
the. centre of honesty, makes love
perfect, and "without it there, would'
be no editors, devils or news.
In refrencc to the foregoing, a Cal.:
garian remarks , that ."e" completed a
helpmate for man, for it' was thc beginning and end of Eye. It starts
lover's engagements and completes
their marriage. It is the most fortunate,- for, it always comes in., late
and is always in timc. It will make
butter, better and. put finish to the
taste, and after all it has'done, and is
doing, it is just the .beginning of the
Brandon Sheep and Swine Sale.
Manitoba Sheep and Swine Breeders' Association has decided to hold
its annual sale on Oct. 27. The sale
is to be open to pure bred sheep,
males and females and grades under
four 3rcars old. -The swine sale is
limited to pure breds, male and
female. Entries for the sales close
Oct. 5. The sale is.to bc helci in the
winter fair arena commencing at 10,
a.m. Thc swine sale will be put oh
first, followed by the sheep.
Renew lhe Mustard m the Pot-Daily
The use of KEEN'S D. S...F. MUSTARD
makes your dinner ta��y and digestible.    " ��
Its delicious tingle enhances the flavor o! your
food, and its essential oils and its warmth,,-arey
incomparable aids to -health and, vigor..
For the enjoyment of your meals,
and for better digestion,���replenish the-
mustard pot withKeen's D.S.F. mustard
every day.
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Montreal Toronto
Canadian Astnti.
rW-^'y^     ��W1��C1I
���^Panderihe'' creates 'mass
of thick, gleamy waves -i
France Refuses German Credentials,
l-'rancc will not accept the credentials of-thc German ambassador until
she has received' reparation fof the
recent attack by a German mob on
the French consulate at Breslau, says
the Journal; yy      ir ������[   ..-    .,.,;
���'".-",;' " n " '������-.'��� -���'-��� '.
Summerfallow,that;is sown.to winter; ryc;is','icss subject to..soil drifting
'thah7wh'en -soi-ecn, tb.aheyspjing-'sown
;grairi.;-;,     yy";.   ���rx.XXi'Z ZXyiy.   ;
��� ...'Artificial;wool is-being.'s.ucce'ssiuliyi
-made;'iiito'yclqthing atyLeeds,���; Enigf
land,' but thc-suitability of ;thc. fabric
lias' not'yet; been determined . ,':-",' 7;"
In a few  moments  you  can  trans-'
form your plain; dull, flat'hair,-   You;
can have it abundant, soft, glossy and.
full of life..   Just get'at ;.ny driicfor;
toilet counter a small bottle of "Dan- j
dcrine" for a few cents.   Then mois-|
ten a soft cloth with the "Danderine"!
and draw this through your hair, tak-j
ing one small strand at a time.    Instantly, yes, immediately,   you   have
doubled the beauty of your hair.    If
will be a mass, so soft, lustrous and
es^sy to do1 up.   All dust, dirt and excessive oil,is removed/ 7
-}='Let.Danderine put more life, color,
.vigor, and brightness   in   your-   hair��j
;This   stimulating   tonic   will  freshen I
,.;;y'our scalp, check dandruff and falling1
hair and help your hair to grow long,
thick, strong and beauiifuL
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THE    LEDGE..   GREENWOOD.    B.     C.
��ut 1ai*ge Quantities of it inside.
Contains No Alum
Children Sold by
JFrench Mothers
Good Seed to Increase Crops) Some Mennonifces  \. y
Going to* -Abitibi
About Sixty-five Million Bushels of
Seed Grain Required Each
What good seed means lo Canada
was vcry clearly shown by a few figures submitted by Mr. L. H. Newman, Secretary of the Canadian S*ccd
\ Growers'. Association, at the conference on Soil Fertility and Soil Fibre,/
held at-Winnipeg'by the Com'iiis.sion
of Conservation.
Each spring Canada requires approximately 65,000,000 .biudiels --of
seed grain. and 9,000,000 bushels- of
seed potatoes, or about 3 pcr cent of
her annual  average production.
About 41,000,000 acres are anmially
plantcd to these crops in Canada.
An j'nercase of but one bushel -pcr.
acre of this area would .add approximately $80,000,000 to the wealth of
the -country. Onc of the chief
. methods of increasing production is
by thc morc general usc of seed of
belter breeding aud of varieties better
suitdd to the districts where sown.
Minard's Liniment   for   Burns,   Etc.
. The  Royal Scots Claims  to he
oldest regiment in the world.
Burning Old Bills
Bishops Will Endeavor to' Establish
Colony in Quebec;
Leaders of the orthodox Meniionite
church at-Rhincland have -.-decided to
take their people to Abit'ibi; Que., and
establish .a colony, there; ;Mr. J. F.
Grccnway, deputy minister-of education, Winnipeg, has announced.
' Mr.' Greenway, who returned, from
a .trip to Rhiiieland, where.lie organized public school districts,' said he
had the authority of one' of the
church elders,-who was a member of
the delegation -\vhich recently Availed
on Premier Taschcreau, of Quebec,
for his statement. ���   ..    .
The impression prevails,"* said Mr.
Grccriway, that the exodus woul 1
split'^Uic. church. Somc will" follow
the bishop -and elders, and olhprs
will remain in Manitoba. He had no
information' ii "regard to the probable-number to^-go".'    *���
No matter-how - deep-rooted the
corn or wart may be, it must yield
to Jrlolloway's Corn Cure if used as
directed.  "��� "' >
University and Farmers.
Thc-University'of Alberta is' cooperating with.thc United Fanners of
Alberta hi supplying technical information for-lhc junior members of the
- United Farmers. The professors in
thc College of Agriculture prepare
treatises which are distributed by the
United Farmers to the junior members.-  These treatises deal with such
subjects as the study of farm crops.
Sheets of mica canvbc made  one
* . -
thousandth of an inch thick.
Millions in Paper Money Destroyed
By the Banks.
The'report that an American woman had been, fatally poisoned as the
result of carrying "bills'in her stocking led to inquiries being made of the
Canadian Bank of Commerce, regarding the disposition of spiled bank
paper, by Anne Merrill,-who writes
interestingly in the -Mail,'and Empire
regarding-the. procedure of cremating
money. ' That the fatality resulted
from infection from bank notes is regarded as vcry doubtful���it was probably a coincidence;" 50 years' experience in Canadian banking has/ not recorded a case of the kind.
The effort- of thc banks is to take
i,WQrrf and soiled billsvout of circulation whenever- the opportunity presents. What this means is indicated
by the fact "that thc mutialtcd notes
of the Bank of Commerce burnt by
the directors during the seven months
ending June, 1920, represented a facc
value of $15,315,000, the actiial^num-
bcr of notes destroyed being 1,836,000.
Thc cremation ceremonies were 24 in
number, and were held on the bank
premises, where-the furnace used is
installed in the basement. The cost
of the "paper alone would be about
$-10,000,, indicating one item'- of expense -in banking which thc public
would seldom consider.
Accept a "iFew Francs Rather Than
Let .Them Starve.   '���'-.;,-.'--
The Sun and New York Herald
publishes the following despatch from
Lille, France: "A" widespread traffic in
little children has jpst been discovered in this locality, the police attributing it to the high.cost of living in the
devastated region. Mothers who'arc
unable to buy proper food fo'r their
bab'ies prefer to sell them for a fe\V
francs rather than see them -'starve, it
is said.    '
"Six cases of "this kind were discovered last week. In no instance was
more than sixty francs paid for a
child. Indeed, one '��� infant two
months' old was sold to a ^wealthy
and childless farmer for ten francs.
"Thc cc/urts arc threatening ' the
most severe penalties unlcssf,this
traffic in children ceases". It was
stated that thc authorities had traced
thc pr,acticeN of- selling children to a
colony which arrived here from the
French Alps sinci thc armistice was
signed. Ih the, French Alps, the selling of children is said lo bc a common occurence."   -
Statistics Show
.'���'.���        Flying is Safe
I. A Father's-.Wise' Counsel  (vv. 19-
��� . 2i).   ������":.. :
_ 1. What it is (v.~ 20). "Be not
among winebibbers; among riotous
eaters of flesh." This .means persons who meet together for the' ex-
liquors  and  eating purcly    for
gratification of .their appetites.   Winej     G^e reason why this belief in the
Eliminating the Poor Cow
Passenger   May   Expect  to   Fly   47
Times Around World Beforc He
Is Killed
istgst machir
man has ever built but fast as it is,!
Cow Testing,the Only Sure Method
To Obtain Increased Production.
Th.e object of cow testing is to give
the dairyman accurate knowledge as
1 to the production, of milk and fat of
The airplane is _ the fastest machine j eaclv <,owinthc-herd,.     It is readily
. admitted that the,average cow does
it bas not yet caught up with its < nQt produce as. much milk ?s she is-
reputation for danger. That reputa-"!^apab,e of gLving^nd many dairymen
tion was acquired when the plane; ke- onc cr morc cows that do not
��as in its infancy, whe,i man was|-even pay for their keep. Cow test-
, , . , .     . f    .    ,.       J'list beginning to master thc air, and | &   ��� ;h6 u h    c are -worth
press purpose of drinking intoxicating, ;n lbe mind of the aver.Be man it has j japing j    the'-herd aid gives :evid-
the j no! yet been dewa-d. . ,    ^ j ence ^.^ thos(J that should be eli-
; minated from the herd.     "Tfts progress   of   cow   testing," bulletin 58,
bibbing and gluttony usually go together. '���.:.' -'
2. Reason given (v. 21). "The
drunkard and th/e glutton shall come
to poverty."     Intemperance in drink-
Man Swear���^omen Complain
Just because- their corns ache���
easy to cure., thcm with Putnam's
Com Extractor; it "acts painlessly in
twenty-four hours. For corn^,-warts
and callouses the only thing is "Putnam's'', try it, 25c at all dealers,
Become Useful Citizens
Hapsburgs Are Forced to Work For
Living Now.
Eighty   members- of the Hapsburg
family are in great financial distress,
career of aviat'pn persists, according to Paul G. Zimniermann, chief
engineer''" of the Aeromarinc Plane
and Motor Company, of Keyport,
New Jersey, is that man has clung to
ing and eating leads to ruin. Poverty; the earth for ages untold,.and.it does
inevitably follows in their wake. j not-seem quite natural to himsud-
II. Woes of Those Who Indulge injdcnly to take to the air.
Wine (vv. 29-30). |    "Just as people a few years ago re-
Thc miseries attached to the drunk-[ garded airmen, soyI believe pre-his-
ard's lifc: ( toric races'must have* regarded the
1. The awful pain which causes one j first men to venture on water in- cor-
to cry out "Oh!"     Many, indeed, arc | acles," said Mr. Zimmermann.     "The
thc pains which men  suffer because
of strong drink.
2. Sorrow���the remorse which
causes one to cry out "Alas!" Many
are the "expressions of bitter regret
which daily come from the lips of the
drunkard. .    Sometimes it is the sor-
avcrage busy man lias ho time to read
of the exact science of aeronautics
which now has made the airplane
safe. He sees in the papers a story
of an airplane accident and reads it,
not stopping to think of. the thousands of miles safely flown that day
rojv of poverty of himself and family   by  other planes.      But he probably
���clothed in rags and   half   starved; [skips a few briefer accounts of -icci-
sometimes it is the sorrow of following a broken-hearted wife to the
grave -and seeing his children scattered  among   strangers.
3. Contention���strife and quarreling. Much of , the fighting amimg
men is directly caused by their pas?
,,sions being inflamed-by strong drink.
The drunken man is always ready to
take offense, as well as to give it.
4. Babbling      and      complainings
Former Empress Zita, of Austria, said i5, '    '.  :,.,. , ,     - ,
. ..      .     ���        . 'lhe wmebibber complains of every-
to a visitor in Prar.gins, where sliei...  ���. ... ,    ,   ,     ,       ,   , .     ,
,    ,      ,-        .   _        -       .,   , thing; ill luck, broken fortune, ruined
and. the'former Emperor    Karl    arc   ,     ,,.    , , , .     ,   ,   r , . ,    ,
,.  . _,      ���- :. ���     .    , , ,        health, loss of friends, of fate and of
living.     They are chiefly Archdukes, -       ~ -
Archduchesses and minor branches of
the    dynasty.      Thcir incomes "have
Little   Edith���You   papa has on^y
got pnc'lcg, hasn't he?
Small Margie (whose father is an
ex-soldier)���Yes.   ' '��� t
���Littic   Edith���Where, is   his   other
Small Margie���It's in heaven.
How's  This?
We offer $100.00 for any case of catarrh
tliat cannot bc cure by HALL'S CATARRH
internally and acts through the Blood on the
Mucous   Surfaces   of  the  System.
Soltl by druggists for over forty ycars.
F. J. Cheney & Co., Toledo Ohio.   /
Price 75c.    Testimonials free.
stopped (and thcy have also suffered
great loss through tlie rate of exchange.
Thc exiles have occn. forced to accept situations in order to live, several archduchesses becoming governesses and others becoming maids.
The archdukes are entering business
as junior clerks.
Huge Department Store Under
With the completion of plans for a
Mall, leading to the ncw Manitoba
parliament buildings, the Hudsons
Bay Company have announced thcir
intention of construction an immense
departmental store in Winnipeg. The
building is to cost $5,000,000. Preliminary work is now being started
and actual- construction will commence early next spring.
One Great Essential
ToaWoman's Health
Is Her Nerves
5. Wounds without a cause. These
are wounds" which might havc been
avoided���from fightings iir which a
sober man would not havc engaged,
and from accidents which are purely
the result of intoxication.
6. Redness of eyes. This has reference to the bloodshot eye of the
tiplcr which renders dim his vision.
All these woes comt upon thosc
who tarry long at wine, "(v. 30).
Those who frequent thc places of
drinking soon are tarrying long at
III! Thc Attitude  Enjoined  (v. 31).
.Look nol at it.     Do not put your-
dents to automobiles   because   these
are too common to interest him. - -
In substantiating this statement
that airplanes are safe, we find our
best argument in statistics collected
here and abroad by governments. 'It
should be borne in mind that these
figure's deal principally with land
machines, and that flying boats are
admittedly safer than airplanes. The
reason for this is that flying boats
can always land in water, while airplanes arc dependent on landing
fields which, al thc present lime, are
far from numerous. The flying boat
is not compelled to fly.high for
���safety's sake. It can skim along two
or three feet above water for hours
when fog or low clouds make high
flying hazardous. The boat' can always land safely if the fog descends
to the water or becomes too thick,
while thc airplane is not so fortunate. The Britisii air ministry, to get
back to thc subject, collected statistics? on all commercial flying in lhat
country for the last seven months of
1919. The results amazed even
pilots and engineers who had long regarded the risk in flying as negligible.
Thc figures covered 35,330 flights by
self in the way of temptation. The j 403 machines of a lotal time in the
only safe attitude toward strong air of 8,368 hours, during which time
drink is total abstinence, and the j 593,000 miles were travelled. In all
only sure'way of lotal abstinence is j this flying in good weather and bad,
not to even look at it.
IV. The Drunkard's Bitter End  (v'v.
Copper and Nickel In Quebec. '
' Copper and nickel rcpoFtcd running
in lodes of from' 100 to 140 feet have
bccn_disc6y_cred_in the Lac_du Bonnet,
Quebec, mining district: , Thc Dominion Government-has sent a survey
party to make a report on the whole
field.    ".       ...."--.
Not Aspjriri at Ail-Without;the,"Bayer-Cross'?;
,. The name "Bayer" identifies- the
-only.. genuine Aspirin,���the' .Aspirin
prescribed by. physicians, for oyer nineteen, years'and now made in Canada:
Always buy an. unbroken package
���� "Bayer Tablets of .Aspirin'', which
contains proper directions for Colda,.;
Headache; .Toothache, Earache, Neil-: 7
falgia, Lumbago, ..Bhcumatisnv. Neuritis. Joint r��insy.and Pam generally.
Tin .boxes of 12 tablets ccst but
a few cents;  Larger "B&yer*. packages.
There Is only one Aapiyta3.��'Bsyer*'��-��YoB,'.Hiust ��ay.<<Baye.r".
Aspirin is thp trademark (resU'ered lis CttnfctoVof Bayer Manufacture ot Kor.br ���
aceticacideater ot Sallcj-Ucacld. - "While lt Is well known, that Aspirin means Barer,
manufacture, to aulst .the public against Imitation*, the Tablets of-Bayer Compiay
will bs stamped wlth thtslr genera! trfido marfE, tbo '"Beyer Crota."
Just Imagine '====^===z===.���i������ ��_
..The delicious preserves you would make if you could xvsXfc out into an orchard ol.
Gas Thousand Acres of. ripe, luscious fruit, in the pioi cf "condition, picking oeij
the choicest, .using' nothing with it but. pure cane .sugar, - and if, in addition, you.
hud the most scientific machinery to t'urii it out���Don't you think your jam -wooW
lie Just about perfect?    Thin is just how   .'. ,-������"..
-Xy E.i-:���J}X'XSMITHK:-MS0NS;XiMUedXiXX--
���X/'-y" "-/-.-'        ���-.--:  ;,MAKK'. THEIRV-JAMS- AKp'"-JELWESS.> ;../.' y y _" >;;'"'-,���
."���'' They-Were  the  first, to  make   Pure; Jims 'in   Cma'da," and  are" still   leading: j
in'popularity.'.   Try  a tin "of their new seasons-strawherry.  : It- is '.delicious.. y,:,,.-.'
������Ask'.-your .-grocer  foe E.   D.  Smith's .Jams  with.:the  Maple Leaf labeL ���
'ry 'yy-y-yy.. Xy.y'y-.^r- .Western^ Distributors'-'.7>-.;,."'��� ;'-',' VV;-'- is-'. X'X :' --Cr
.Watson'&.^Trueidale.-W'iEnrpee,. Serins''and.Saskatoon,'-Saslt'-.Donald. H. Pain !CO-i"
~"y'-'      ,,-' 7 -V  .'���' -'-',.; '-yy." Ca5��ary and Edmonton, Alta.' ��� ,yy .'y'.''-' X'X"; i-'y '- -
Nature intended women to be
i strong, healthy and happy as .the day
I is long, instead of being sick and
wretched., But how can any woman
be healthy and happy when the whole
nervous system is unstrung. The
trouble is thcy pay more attention to
their social and household duties than
they /lo to their health. Is it any
wonder then that they become irritable and nervous, havc hot flushes,
faint and dizzy (spells, smothering and
sinking spells, Decome> weak and.-her-
vous, -and-everylhing-in- life-becomes
dark-and-gloomy.   .
Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills are
the very remedy that nervous, tired-
out, weary women need to restore
them to" the blessings of good health.
. Mrs. P. H. .Ryan,.SahdyPbint,-N.S.,
writes:" VI-have been a great sufferer
from nerve troubles.-. I was so weak
and nervous.I could not sleep at night
and my -.appetite  was- very  poor.   .I
1. The acute miseries resulting (v.
32). "It bitcth Jike^ a sdrpent, and
stingcth like ��� an , adder." Strong
drink, like the poison of the serpent,
permeates the whole system and ends
in the most fatal consequences���the
bitterest  sufferings  and  death.
2; The perversion "of, the moral
sense (v. 33). (1) This excitcirlcnt
causes   the
one passenger was killed in every
16,666 passenger hours in the air.
To put it-differently, a single passen-
*ger might expect to fly about 1,180,-
000 miles-���47 times around the world
���before becoming the victim of a
fatal crash. That sounds utterly absurd to the landsman, yet the British
government stands back of thc" figures.
"The pilots who tested cxperimen-
Dairy and Cold Storage Series by A.
H. White, B.S.A., shows that many
farmers rely on guess work to pick
out their best cows from whicli to
save heifer calves for the future
herds. Frequently,, these guesses are
not correct, cows which have good
conformation are not always the best
producers iri the herd. Dairy Records will do away with guess, work,
and the- farmer can safely select his
best cows for breeding purposes'.
The bulletin, "The Progress of Cow
Testing," may bc secured free upon
application to the Publications
Branch, Department of Agriculture,
Ottawa. In addition to giving the
essential objects of cow testing it outlines thc details of organization and
gives some of^ the results obtained,
which shows' that many farmers have
increased the production o f their
herds from 30 to 7S"pcr cent, and somc.
have doubled the herd average in a
few year. Wherever cow testing has
been followed for a few years, a decided increase in the average production of each cow will be found.
Minard's Liniment Relieves Neuralgia
: Brussels Lace.-
Brussels^acc, which surpasses in
beauty even' the famous Irish point,
is coming on thc market again. The
Flemish lace industry lapsed during the war as it was carried "on
mainly in the -present . devastated
regions along "the Yser valley and
to the north and east of Ypres.
Approximately 50,000 women' earned a living in "this way. They were
instructed by nuns in some 160
schools of ISce making, which' are
located in convents.
. Working Up^o It.
Doris���"Is Mr. Hansen, courting
you?" Alice���"Not exactly yet. But
he is approaching it step by step.
When" hc first called he sat all the
cvening"with a postcard album in- his
iap. Next lime he sat > with my
poodle in his-lSp. 'Next time,- hc
took my littic brother in his lap. So
you see, I hope it will soon be my
To Develop Lignite Fields,   '
.  Financial men . in   Eastern Canada
have organized   $500,000- corporation j could not walk across -the .floor with-
for thc purpose', of - developing  the i out trembling."..! had hot flushes and
.Estcvan.y'Sask./ rignite,.iicids.; '.; ';"Si3c'!fai-nti.n.S. 3P��%    When  I-was. on my
hundred'"and-thirty acres have . bccii
secured at.Roch Perccc,-Portal,'Sask.
'Happiness is the-- "result - of being
poor ' and ���respectable���according to
thestory-books.:' -y " "-'.'.."-   "���'..   ";'���'���
.'.'More persons.arc killed by vehicles
in London than in. any o.ther.hity in
thc world.   .- X-   '- ���'���."-'-7'-   - .        ���";"".' "
isecond box of.Milburn's Heart .and
Nerve, Pills I" began to'feel better-and
kept dn; until-.I had used.six boxes,
when:I felt'Jike "a different person; I
am never-without-tlicm in.; the. house
and recommend them to-all "who, suffer,
with, tlicir nerves." ������'. ,-:."_���"../ "-V. ���'>���-
; Price SOc a box at_ all dealers, or
mailed-direct on receipt- of������ price by
Thc T; Milbhrh Co., Limited, Tor-
ontoyOht.>  .-   i:.'- :>\.-    . '
Lift Off Corns!    No Pain!
Pulpwood in Manitoba. y.Z
/Pulp yrespurccs' . in ' "Nbrciieasterr:
Manitoba/will .'.'remain...: undeveloped!
until means of"!transportation" are established, 'F.- H.- Tcrchmer,-"-inspector
of-Dominion forest reserves, said oh
his- return: from" a  forest  inspection
_ tal  planes, did  stunt flying and  ran
eyes   to   behold   strange j other  unnecessary risk's,  showed  .48
tis  denotes  thc  fantastic   deaths per, thousand hours,  as  corn-
images produced on the brain, of the   pared to thc passenger rate of .06 per
thousand hours. ^ -   .
, "Coming nearer home, figures compiled by thc post offipc department
show.ro the end of 1919, 405,000 miles
flown with the loss .of three pilots.
These pilots, of course, ran many
risks, for thcy carried the mail
through rain, _-snow -and-fog that
"Even in training pilots the figures
are exceedingly low. From the beginning of the war until 'the'end of
"1918, 17,690 men Icarri'ed to fly in.Viie'
U. S. "air servicer '. Thcy Nspcnt .705,-���
243 hours in. the air. One. man .was
killed/in every 2,310 hours,-.or. one to
about /"-every _-160,00.0 \ miles. - Witli"
these.; 'positive- proofs -of ��� aviation's,
safety" before7'us,': American 'airplane
���manufacturers are ��� goiiig ; ahead
building;-, planes,' - - confident" that -the.
realization" -will -soon" come.'cve.ryr
where that.man.caii-take care, of himself '.as'-.surely^ in'jthc realm' bf the"
���'.birds :as; in.the realm of., the-fishes.''-,-.
drunkard. Since unbridled lust, always goes with wine drinking, no
doubt it is true as tlie Authorized
Version has it, "Thine eyes shall behold strange women." Drunken
men do desire and rave aftcr unchaste
women. (2) "Thine heart shall utter perverse things. /His moral
"sense bcing perverted, his utterances
partake of the. same. " Hc tells lies���
his words cannot bc relied upon.
3. He" is insensible; to danger (v.
34). -^ The drunkard is; unsteady; .his
brain ree!sv to and fro. He is .foolhardy, even as :onc who would lie ip'
"the top;-of a ship's mast where-there,
is^thc grcatcstdariger of falling off. /
;/4.-He-is-insensible- to .paiiv (v!'-35).'
The drunkard-is utterly -ignorant .of
what .happens toiiim whilc-hnder the
influence, of strong 'drink." : .Many
bruise's -and wounds the drunkard has
which -he :.cannot- accoiint Jo'r. -
..- 5! His. abject bondage, (v. -35). 7' Af-'
ter, all Ivsysuffcring, sorrowand .'disappointments; lie'goes oh as.'a.bond-
slayc.,to-:follow/the ways,of sin. ! ",'-../
'6.-Hell- at"..;last/.'- for no drunkard,
shall' inherit the kingdom of. heaven
(t.; Cor;; 6:10)/; XX- yXX'-y ':.'.'���
Could Hardly. Live' for .Asthma.
Writes one mail who after, long years
of- suffering has found complete relief through Dr.'Jl D". Kcllogg's.Asthma..Remedy. -   Now  he . knows'. how
Children of all ages���whether irbc
the new-born - babe or the growing
child���have to be constantly guarded
as to thcir health. Upon the go.od
health of the little one largely depends his strength^ and usefulness in
after ycars. Baby's Own Tablets are
the ideal home medicine-for children
of all ages. They are a gentle but
thorough laxative which are absolutely guaranteed to be free from opiates
or other harmful drugs and which
may be^given .to the youngest child
with perfect safety and beneficial results. , Through thcir action on thc
bowels aud stomach they banish constipation and indigestion, break up
colds and simple fevers and make
teething casjr. Mothers, you can
make, your little ones well and keep
them well by just keeping a bqx^of_
the Tablets at hand and~b"y���giviiig~ari
occasional dose to the baby to l&'ep
his little bowels "regular and his
stomach sweet. The Tablets are sold -
by medicine dealers or by mail at 25
cents a box from The Dr. Williams
Medicine Co.,.-Brockviile,  Ont.
trip in the-district northeast "of N6r.:r"^K^
-."-���      .     ,* - -,    ..,-,  matchless-remedy, gives sure-help to
way House.- He reports.-a. good;.qual- j all. afflicted with. asthina. - Inhaled ."as"
ity of ��� spruce is found which' would j smoke or vapor it .brings the'lielp. so
make excellent, pulp, but there is no   long heeded.    Every: dealer has it or
... i- /Many. Trips, to the Moon.;. y."
-- It is estimated .that-40,000,000. auto/
mobile ;ti~cs will .be, manufactured in
1920./',. 'Recently ;an automobile trade
jpurnal ;figured that," assuming/each
'tire travelled 4,000.miles, tlic. total, ari-
hual<milcagc traveled by tires in 192ft
.would" be equal to 320,000 rpund: trips
betwccivthc earth and the moon.'. .'",".
Doesn't.hurt, .a bit! 7 Drop .a!little
MFreez6ne" on ari aching ,.corri,; irir
?tantly> that: corn stops, hurting, then
shortly you; lift; it/rightyoff with .the
fingers.'-- Truly l./-' ..v -;��� Xi X'X.. X -���.���."'���"/���'
X .Your;: druggist- sells -jaltiny./bottle"
of "Frcczone|/fpr:a few.,cents,", sufii-.
cient; toy remove;, every 7 hard 7 corn,
soft.''corn,!or';corn^between;'.the .toes,
and-the'-calluscs,-without soreness pr
I _irriuUot^'y/';'^"'V ;/..//,///-:���. V;'--: I
outlet for the finished product,.'the
.rivers being "unhayigablc. except by
can  get
ityfbr'ypu' from  his  whole-
Miller's  Worm   Powders  not- only
riiakc  the infantile system untenable j
for worms, biit by their action on the  ^ve'ek -v^-intcr. course at the Provincial
Farrh Woman for Varsity.
The united Farm Women of Manitoba are arranging .a    special two-
storiiach, liver and bowels, thcy cor
rcct such troubles as lack of appetite,
biliousness and other internal, disorders that the: forms create. Children,
thrive upon.them and no matter what
condition . their worm-infested stomachs may be in,-thcy wiil show improvement as soon as the. treatment
begins. ���',.,.",-.-/.,. . '';..' .. -:-'/-;���..'"/���. ��� X:X'-..
University for rural workers, in order,
to fit them For more effective community and public work.
The Moors' are.crcdited with,.hav-!
Never judge an argument by its
sound; it may--be ally sound, and-;not
sound; at'all.-'" X: X-X-X ���':-''     """"-'' '���/' "-'.-���
aranalefed Eyelids*
Eye* infians*4 by expo-
��uretoS��Bt Dniaiid wtad
ing-introduced- ��� cotton ���' .manufacture'i
into - London ;.in~ 1590.'.-   "". X: ���',.., ...;-"��� ���'-���;���";{.
/!An^ckctrit.motorboatwas in/o^er//pV^QS^S^^K*!?
Jo** By�� Coiafort. At
Foar Dragz5tt���� fey mui 60s j��rBoak��
For B**k if tia Zye few writ? y       %��
Edmonton Sheep
And Swine Sales
v". ���:-.;-���'-/-;-StiU'-Followihg.'-  .'���.'���'
"'. "Could ./you -do   something" for' a
poor old sailor?" askcd;   the    seedy
looking! wanderer:at the gate.   X'\
"Poor old: sailor?" .echoed the lady
at. work at the tub.
"Yes'm. 1 followed the.. \yqttcr
for, sixteen-years';" y
"Well," said the .woman, after-a.
critical look, "you certainly .- don't
look as i�� you ever caught up with
it."      . x;'       . ... .      .-,-.,;
"Then she-; resumed her labors, -r''  .'
'X;yXXXto'-Sell .Apples Direct
. A plan. !by which Ontario fruit
grower^.' will; sell their .apples -direct
to "-/Winnipeg/' coasunicrs" is '.'being
worked" ou,t iby, Maj-o'r.' Gray, "who
says-th^' people;'are."tired!bf the"cx-
orbitarit.p'riccs''yof. the fruit meiu' -"'.
-The handsomest btlHard1 table' ever
made./in-/-Ajhcrica'' -was ~" made /for
Madame.Pattl'" '��� .���'-"-��� ���''''-��� ^-���-'���.>/--_
Interest Beihg Shown By Prospective
. Buyers and Sellers.
The rules and regulations governing thc annual :fall show and auction
sale, of pure-bred, -sheep and swine
have-been issued by,the.Alberta Provincial Shccp-'and Swine Brecdcrs'-
Associa.tions,:, Ltd!.'.' This, event is
scheduled, for Oct.-20r2i in the stock
p,aviHonV;Cxliibition grounds, - Edmonton, and thc'.cntries close on. Sept. 20.
The. associations are this year, assuni-;
ing all. switching charges on animals
consigned to. the sale, and will pay.
onc-Thalf the;freight charges,.or oii in-;
dividual shipments one-half tii.<f "express charges, on.all animals bought
at the sale ior shipnlent to. points in
Alberta.-. -Secretary Stark says Viat
quitc\a lot of interest is being taken
in: this.sale- both by prospective, buy- '
ers. and.sellers.;The catalogue.'of offerings will bey ready! for distribution,
"shortly after the. closing of ^.entries!-
and will bc mailed to anyone writing
.fbi"s"amc. -��� .-��� , -.--���-" "������ -   - '  .-\.
.-.-.������  Urges Government to Curb :
'-' " - ��� Profiteering.
Mayor T.vL.. Church, of Toronto,
has written tb Hon. Arthur .Mcighcn,
premier of. the Domfnion, and Sir
George Foster, minister of. trade and
commerce; urging", that the Dominion
government at .once take ilrastic action to curb profiteering in food and
other necessaries-bf life;-. -,-'.-
A telephone bell.was recently.rang'
from a distance of, thirty, miles'-- bjr.
wireless telegraphy; THE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD/BRITISH   COLUMBIA.
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 ft}., always in advance.
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices :     7.00
Batray Notices .....3.00
Cards of Thanks    x.oo
Certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears id notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legal'advertising, I2'cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2^c. a line each insertion.
The blue cross means that
your subscription is due, and
that the editor would be pleased
to bave more money.
Liquor Plebescjte Oct.   20
October 20 has been officially
fixed as !)lie date for the provincial
referendum on tbe question of the
best method to deal with liquor in:
B. 0. for the future.
The new votess' list will be
ready for the poll. -
The act of the legislature nnder
which the referendum in B.C. iB to
be held has precisely set out the
questions to be asked. The form
of ballot is as follows:
(1) The present Prohibition Act?
(2) An act to provide for government control and sale in sealed
packages of spirituous and   malt
Osoyoos Celebration ,
The Osoyoos. celebration on
Labor Day was a great attraction
for the people of they dry: State of
Washington, as there were no less
than 203 permits issued to auto
owners and horse driven vehicles
on.that day at the port of Oroville.
Owing to the amount of drunks
that were around the Provincial
Police put a quietus on the affair
by closing up all. the stands that
were selling near beer and other
wet goods.
In referring to the celebration the
Penticton Herald says:
. "A good many Penticton' men
were in attendance to give/the day
a boost along.. D. S. Riordan was
on hand with a genial smile. He
aperated a stand where the bystander spun a wheel for a big doll."
These stalls/are common   on the
/.Vancouver and Westminster fair
midways...<   ,/S y-X-X- :���'
..-It/was qui_et_eyident,\_even^. from
casual observation that the drink-
. ables comprised; more than beer.
. In fact,  unopened. bottles of rye
..whiskey were found in numbers on
: the grounds, and men ymust \ be
pretty drunk these dry days to
overlook sealed, bottles of Goodep
ham & Worts wet goods.
/   '' 'I saw about 2QQ drunks there,"
said/one provincial policeman.
'According to general report the.
stampede  and    other  celebration
..events were a frost, ylri [ factK the
whole success of the/day lay in the
excitement   and/conviviality/ in-
. ducedby the spirts and near-spirits.
Fights, were ;plentiful..   An Ih-
' dian named Jack was badly beaten
up .  by/ ���< two-American-Irishmen
. named Hannigari and McClosky,
and. but for the arrivalof the police
- it is!said that he would have been
all in.   Hannigan and McClosky
were fined $20 and costs each by
. Government, Agent J; R. Brown on
Tuesday at Fairview.
Louis Martin, an American Indian, got into a rumpus and in
arresting him Constable King sustained a broken finger. Constable
Stewart was hit over the. head with
a bottle. Martin was fined $20
and costs or one month by Government Agent Brown.. -.. H ^/
/Oh, it was . ay wild/day .for
Osoyoos, /'-a sort of//reminder, of
frontier timesin the states a couple
/of decades ; ago  when  everything
(was loose /and the sky the limit. 1/
/ ! The XTbited States being; pretty
:;'d^-'/the'^wet-.''gqod8, /bf/ycourse,;
came/from Pen4icfebn.,'/i ;.      ;//./;
A beautiful ceremony was performed at the Procathedral of Holy
Rosary, "Vancouver, at 9:30 a.m.,
on September 8, when Miss Gertrude Mary Sheasgreen, daaghter
of Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Sheasgreen,
of Pendrell street, was united in
marriage to Ernest William Marentette, Bank of Montreal, Prince
Rupert, son of the late J. W.
and Mrs. Marentette of Chatam,
The honeymoon will be spont on
Vancouver Island and Mr. and
Mrs. Marentette will ' return to
Vancouver for a few days before
proceeding to their home iu Prince
Mr. Marentette is well-known" in
Greenwpgd, and was teller in the
Bank of Montreal iu this city,
about four years ago, when be left
here to enlist in the Canadian
Successful Dance
A very quiet wedding was solemnized in Kaslo on Tuesday,
Sept. 7, at the home of the bride's
parents, Mr. and Mrs. W.. J. Nelson, When Rev. B. Hall united in
the bonds of holy matrimony, their
eldest . daughter, Miss Beatrice
Mary Nelson to Leopold Seaman.
.The bride looked charming in a
suit of blue serge heavy embroidered and wore a white fox fur and
a large picture hat of white tulle.
She carried a boquet of white carnations and maiden-hair fern, and
was attended by Miss Sady McPherson, who was attired in a
navy blue serge suit and a large
picture hat to match, carried a
boquet of pink carnations and
maiden-hair fern. Hugh Nelson
brother of the bride acted as best
man. Following the ceremony
Mr. and Mrs. Seaman left on the
early boat for coast cities araid the
best wishes . of a host of friends.
Ater their honeymoon they will
make their home iu Vancouver.
War Trophies Arrived
This week the German . 77m
Gun and y the German Trench
Mortar arrived from Ottawa. This
completes, the number of war
trophies that- Greenwood is. to receive, as the two machine guns
arrived some days previous. ."
. The placing of the fdur trophies
has not been decided/on, but ��� will
be discussed at the next session of
the City Council on Monday, even-.
ing.// "X :iXyXzX'.'''xX-iZZyyi'x
"! The:" gunsTcah/be seen Tat. T. M;
Galley's store. / / , /. ~. /. ;
',  Get.your job - printing "at The
Ledge,'  before  the paper   is all
gone;  /y ""/.-"/y- ���/--- ;.' :: ��� ;, y  ..;
.';-..!-'   PRESSED AND REPAIRED!;  ...
Auto    and   Horse   Stages
Leave    Greenwood    Twice
Daily to Meet Spokane and
Oroville Trains
Autos For Hire.   The Finest
Turnouts in the Boundary
Light and Heavy Dfaying
Palace   Livery  And  Stage
W.   jH.   DOCKSTEADER! Ppop.
Eredge ads bring results.-.
:��� Dealer, in." Second-hand!'Furniture'
,-;.-,.'and Clothes,;!Metals, Sacks,7. ,.
-!;/���"/'} -:���' Horses, .'/Cattle,'": Etc! '-.-��� X Xy ,';
Nearly 60 couples attended the
dance on Friday night, given
under the auspices of the Boundary Branch of the G. W. V. A.,
when a most enjoyable time was
spent. Bush's orchestra was iu attendance, for the first time in oyer
two years, and as they are noted,
for being the best dance musicians in this part of tbe country,
it goes without saying that the
music was all that could be desired. Floor manager, W. B.
Fleming kept the dancers busv
and with his promptness aud
witticisms, for which he is famous' and all went merry and
bright till the wee sina' hours.
The supper supplied by the
ladies was greatly appreciated by
all. So successful was this dance
that the G. W. V. A. have been
asked to give a dance once a
month and The Ledge understands they intend doing this
provided it does not conflict with
any lodge or other dance that
may be held.
Old newspapers for sale at
The Ledge office. Get some before they are all gone.
IN THE MATTER OF Lot 1230. Group
1. Similkameen Division of Yale District,
known as the Butte City Mineral Claim.
my intention at the expiration of one month
from thefirst publication hereof, to issue dup
licate Certificate of Title to said lands issued to
Mary Garland, under No. 3337a, unless in.the
meantime I shall receive valid objection thereto, in writing-.
���     DATED at Kamloops, B."'c.. this 8th day,
of September, 1920.
District Registrar of Titles.
Synopsis of
Land ft of Amendments
NOTICE is hereby piven that, the deferred
Annual Meeting of the above, named Company
will be held at the registered office of tlic'Com-
pany, in.the Citv of Greenwood, U C, ou Thitrs-
dayuhe 30th day of September, 1920, at 10:30 in
tlie forenoon, for tlie following purposes, namely:���To receive and consider the annual statement of .accounts aud balance sheet, aud the reports of the Directors and Auditor thereon;-to
elect Directors and oilier oflicers; to transact
the ordinary business of the Company; and to
ratif v au agreement, dated the 1st November,
1918,'for the sale of Lots.2092, 2093, 2095,2090,
2015, 2G16, 2617, 2018, 2019, 2020, 1204S, and 120SS
in the Similkameen Division of Yale District
(and being the mineral Claims commonly referred to as the "Sally. Group") to the Wallace
Mountain Mines Limited; and to authorize thc
proper oflicers 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 Punllcton, B.C., in
escrow, to-be delivered to said Wallace Mountain Mines, Limited,'upon such Company carrying out the terms and conditions in said Agreement of November .1st, 1918, and paying all
moneys due on the purchase of said Lots. -'
" ' Greeuwoo(!,.B,C, August 20th, 1920.
-   By Order .
7 ���     M. J. 51. WOOD,    ���
Minimun.��price ot first-class land
reduced to $5 an .acre; second-class to
$2.50 an store.
Pre-emption now confined. to surveyed lands only.
' Records win be granted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
ind which is non-timber land. .
. Partnership pre-emptions abolished,
bjit parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptions
with Joint residence, but eaoh making
necessary improvements on. respective
claims. :y
Pre-emptors must occupy claims for-.
Ave years and make improvements to
value of J10 per acre, including: clearing and cultivation of at least 6 acres,
before receiving Crown Grant.
Where -pre-emptor in occupation not
lese than 3 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 residence may be issued, provided appli- '
cant makes Improvements .to extent of
?S00 per annum and record^ same each
year. Failure to make Improvements
or record same will operate as for-
telture. Title cannot be obtained In
less than 5 years, and Improvements
of $10.00 per acre, including 6 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
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land. &
UnsUrveyed-areas, not exceeding 20
f^res, 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. Reba��rbf one-half of cost of
road, not exceeding half of purchase
price, is made.   ��� ,'"���,
% ACT. x
The scope of this Act is enlarged to
nclude 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. Is also made retroactive. ���       .0    -
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldiers on preemptions recorded after June 26. 1918
Taxes are remitted for five years
Provision for return of mon'eys 'accrued due and been j>ald since August
4, 1814, on aocount of payments, feet
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.
Interest on agreements to purchase
t��0,T?n.��.�� olty lotB held by members of
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
direct or indlreot, remitted from enlistment to Maroh 81; 1920. A
__   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, interest and taxes. "Where sub-purchasers do not claim whole of original parcel, purchase price due and taxes may
be distributed proportionately over
whole area. Applications must be
made by May 1. ISM.        ..
' *" GRAZING,    i        ''..,'.  ������-
Grazing Act,. 1819,   for    systematic
development of livestock industry provides for grazing districts and range
: administration   under   Commissioner.
Annual, grazing permits Issued baaed
on numbers ranged; priority for established    owners.      Stock-owners   may
form Associations for rang* management.   Free, or partially free,-permits
��� for settlors, campers or. tr*v*ifwr.   un
to ten head. . y
Physician and Surgeon
That he has located at Greenwood
���   Guess Block.
Dr. Maclean's House
Office Phone 90.   .: Residence Phone 69
'#.,    .Office
Residence   ���
All Work'GDaranteed
P. 0. BOX 148. TELEPHONE 92
Morrison Block. GRAND FORKS. B.C.
(Expert. Optician)
K. W. C Block        -      -     Nelson
Culameen fiotel
One of the largest hotels In
'    ,  the city.   Beautiful location,    -.
fine rooms and tasty mealu."
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
Offices, Smelting and Refining Department ���
/ Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper land Lead Ores,
Producers" of   Gold,    Silver,  Copper,   Bluestonei  Pig'Lead  and Zinc
~   w       7      "TADANAC" BRAND^   'iy-X-ixX..:.
i .i
Nicely lurnished rooms, by the
day, week or month
F. Nilson
X *
Shamrock Brands
HAM,   BACON   and   LARD
^Tarnation Compound Butter and Cheese
,. P, Burns &  Co,,   Ltd,   Nelson, B, C
&   -- : -���-���-.-���
<        616 Vernon St.. Nelson
Brick building and finely furnished rooms
JOHN BLOMBERG    -   - proprietor
Agents for; Chevrolet, Dodge, Hudson,
Chalmers. Cadillac cars, and Republic
truck motors Garage in connection.
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
Watchmaker and Jeweler
������     GR'AND FORKS J
Mail your watch for Repair and I will
mail it back.   Charges are moderate.
Baking Powder
Contains- no alum ���
leaves no bitter taste.
Alum in> food has been
condemned by many medical authorities���-England
and France forbid it.
Dr. Price's Baking Powder
is made from cream of tartar,
derived from grapes.
The label shows what's in your
baking powder.    Read it.
Dealer in
Orders Promptly Filled
-". The person who says,"Henb,"v'when :aus\ye"ring.the -tele-'
phone.smiles very condescendingly when he".hears some one-
else-say "Are you there?.'! - He thinks such a question is silly. ���;.
��� : .:"��� What does the man who answers with  VMr." Blank speak--
-ing," think of the person who says '���.Hello?"';; Observing proper.
practice-himself,he,in-turn thinks tbe helio' greeting is equally
,"out;bf.place    - '   :--":-"-'---���    - i- '-".'���������;."       "y- .    '-. ...
Alt   the, latest  methods  in   higb-claso
". Corner Abbott & Hastings Streets..
VANCOUVER/ >  r   -   BC.
H ���Economy and Satisfaction H
H combined with Promptness H
H , are the features which go to H
H . make up the Service we give Jf
ft our customers.     Are you 3
B one of them?                         3
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B Letterheads, Noteheads,       3
���~._ (Ruled or Plain) ?  . ~��
fr Envelopes, Billheads, 3
gr,:.,. i -.. -,--yy., _____:_(A11 Sizes). ��� -��� - -  - -t��� ��� 5<3"
H Statements,'Business Cards, H
g Posters, Dodgers, Etc., Etc. ,H
I Tfee Ledge      PHONE 29      |
g     GREENWOOD       Job Printing Depa��gient   3
���i��4'4' * frfr frfrfr frfrfr x i> fr^fr frfr frfrfr4r*b. frfr
t . 0*?6* '- ���'_- ;;-; ���./:. i^
/:=========^^ '���'-fr.
.The only up/tp/diate^ Hotel ih the intenor.   .First-class ���_fr
in. every respect, 'fr
"...-   ;       '' ��� --       ���'-������    - ���"''������ ' '���
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
-   each room.;:,'..',.;,yXy.Xy ���:������ ��� ���;-,:���."
���!" ROOMSiWITH PRlV^B'iEiAtH&yX    -i'y-
'xi 'X :';OFirst;Class "Cafe and, Barber Shop.; ;/;'���������.;���'���;:
XXZXyyy".yX'-iSteam Heated; .Electric tfig-hted. 7     -. .-;,-':
.: RATES, S1.00 per day and up;'.European Plan.
xi Bgs Meets all trains and Boats;   ���;!
Hsa produced Minerals yalaed as follows:   Placer Qold, $75,722,603; Lode
;   Gold,; 8100,272,431; Silver, $50,432,304; Lead $43,821,106; CJopper, 8153,680,965;
Other Metals (Zinp, Iron, etc.), $16,818,487; Coal and Coke,   $199,123,323;
...--     BaildingtStone, Brick., Cement, etc,^ $29,991,757j Miscellaneous Minerals, etc.,
$785,918; making ita^Mineral Production to the end of 1919 show an -
ProauctiorWrteaf JEM% Decemljer, 1919, $33,296,313
The  MitJng  Laws of this Province are more liberal and the fees lower
than those of any other Province in the Dominion, or any coiony in lhe British
yXXrXXBmpixe.-'''-'' 'ixx Z:-: X :y.'-'-'-'XXiiiy. ./��� . . "���'".-
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are  obtained  hy developing snch properties, the security
7-        of which ia guaranteed by Crown Grants.
���v      Fall information, together with mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained ' t
;7.V7:7."gratia'by^addressing��� 7 :-yyyyyy,.,;.-y. ���    r ^ y
���XXXx XXXx-XXxXzfXy-z . ��� *��� viCTdmA, British Columfela.    -
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