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THE  OLDEST   MIMKG  GAMP  NEWSPAPER  IN  BRITISH  COLUMBIA
Vol..   XX��HI.
GREENWOOD, B. C., THURSDAY, APRIL 20,  1922.
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We carry a large line ot
Hardware, House Furnishings, Etc.
Inspect our stock
PHONE 28.
T. M. GULLEY & GO.
GREENWOOD, B.C.
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FISH!      FISH! FISH!      '3
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Salmon and Halibut ^
arriving fresh' every Thursday
Also a good supply of
Smoked and Cured Fish
Send us your order we will fill it promptly
Fine
Men's
Furnishings
Mackinaw Pants and
Shirts
Suitable  for the lumber and
tie business
also
Lighter weight Tweed
Pants
Aroundlome
County Court Farewell to W. R. Dewdney
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W.EIsonGCo
LEE & BRYAN
iiuuuuuuuui iuuuuu
D. R. MOELMON
Watchmaker, Jeweler and Optician
GREENWOOD - B.C
Have you made 6i*'t your income
tax form? y    �����������-
Mrs. C. T. Fenner/spent  a few
days in Grand Forks this week.
John McKellar, of Beaverdell,
is spending a few days in town.
Winnie Whiting, df Kettle Val-
lay, is the guest of  Silvia Price.
- *
Born���To Mr. and Mrs. Wm.
Madden, a daughter^ on A pril 16.
J. W. Clark, motored over from
Grand Forks via Eholt on Tuesday. 77
Ed. Hatton, of .Rock Creek,
spent a few days in town this
week.
Miss Ruby Smith, of Grand
Forks, is spending a few days in
town.
Mary and Irene Mcintosh spent
The adjourned sitting of the
County Court was held on Tuesday Judge J. R. Brown presiding.
Ch as .N. Bubar vs.   Powers &
"Better loe'd ye canna be
Will ye no come back again."
The above was  the  prevailing
sentiment at the smoker and pre*
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Lequim for wages amounting to Bento*f0n in *be Clnb rooms  on
8295,10.   Judgment for plaintiff ^ondfty night when HO friends of
for $153.63 and costs.   I. H. Hal
let for plaintiff; F. B. Hethering.
ton for defendants.
Rock  Creek Trading Co.,  vs
Mra. M. E. Kayes.     Promissory  -J���0  "u
notecase.   Judgment for plaintiff euen,y dnrin�� ���� ��* **> and
r��_�����*-~-T with hi�� m31H����   A~H-~   1 ��-��� '
W. R. Dewdney gathered to bid
him farewell. Mr. Dewdney has
been government agent here since
1912, and as one of the speakers
remarked  he  hae   not  made  an
GrfiCllWOOdI Tll63tre Tuesday and Wednesday in Grand
Cray & Clerf. Props. Forks.
Phone 46   H
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SATURDAY, APRIL 22nd
Commencing at 8 p.m., Sharp .
I FRESH
CHOCOLATES
j Just Arrived
EVERYTHING in BULK and BOX GOODS
GOODEVE'S" DRUG   STORE
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* WINDSOR HOTEL *
GREENWOOD. B.C.
The WINDSOR HOTBI* ia heated with iteam
and electricity. Fine tample rooms. A comtort-
ablebome for tourists and travellers. Touch the
wire if you wane rooms reserved. The buffet is
replete with cigars, cigarettes, cooling beverages,
��� buttermilk and ice-cream. X
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Joseph Mi Schenck presents
Norma Talmadge
as Inga Sonderson���The Model in  -
The Woman Gives
by Owen Johnson
Down iri the street of a Thousand Sorrows
she met with an experience few living
women have undergone
The dramatic intensity of those moments
will linger long in your memory
6   Reels   6
H. H. Sawyer spent Wednesday
in town leaving this morning for
Carmi.
Also a two reel Christie Comedy
"Mary Moves In"
ADULTS 50c
CHILDREN 25c.
I"
 OUR SPRING-    ^	
Prints. Cottons and Flannels
- r
Have Arrived
These goods, all at reduced prices, are worth
looking over
TAYLOR & JENKIN
PHONE 17. GREENWOOD
For Sale
Windows, Doors and Store
Fronts. Lumber from $10
to $20 per thousand. Also
some Brick at lc a piece and
other articles.
For further particulars apply to
OLA LOFSTAD,
Greenwood, B.C.
Notice
Dr. O. M. Graves, Dentist, will
be id Ferry, May 2nd"to May 10th,
1922, prepared to do every thing
in the dental lin9 and make good.
INDEPENDENT MEAT MARKET
We" carry only the beat stock procurable, in
Beef, Veal, Pork,  Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
V A trial will convince yo��
JOHN MEYER
Dissolution Notice
In   consideration   of Wm.   Powers
selling his half interest to me I   have
agreed  to- assume   all  just   liabilities
against the Midway Saw Mill Company
Dated at Midway, B.C., April 13, 1922
B. I.EQUIME.
Testimonial
Running through the telephone cord area number of delicate flexible
wires.   ���*Xink��" are formed, whea this cord is allowed to -become twisted,
and some of these wires may be bent or broken.
*V This means a"-noisy" telephone line.   You cannot hear or be heard aa
well.   In fact, a twisted cord may canst a complete interruption; of your
service.   -. ���
���    Keeping the telephone cordt straight will give you greater satisfaction iti
the use of your telephone.       V
1
Boundary Palls, B.C.,
April iath, 1922.
Mr. Charles King,
Agent Sun Insurance Office,   '
Greenwood, B.C.
Dear Sir:���
I beg to acknowledge receipt of your favour with"cheque enclosed
for $55 00, being the amount of settlement for the small fire I had in my house
which was insured by the Sun Insurance
Office. Please accept my7 thanks for the
prompt and generous settlement. 7
You insured xny property
but a few months ago, and it is gratifying
to know that I am protected by such a
reliable and considerate company as the
Sun ius;urance Office.    ���'���--.���������;_,'.
7tYours truly,    Vi".     V 7
Mr. and Mrs. J. C. BotTZ.
(Signed) 7
Everybody will Vbe . at the
GreenwoodVT-heatre on Friday,
April 21st to see "the, musical
comedy "Magic Pills" presented
by the Rock Creek Dramatic
Society, in aid of the Premier's
Own (Greenwood) Boy Scouts.
The. price is reasonable 50cis for
adults and 25 cts .for children.
There will be a dance and sapper
after the show in the Masonic
Hall.
W. Thompson, of Beaverdell,
is on a visit to Grand Forks and
Nelson.
Miss Vera Kempston.is spending the holidays at 'her home in
Bridesville.
Arthur Rusch and A. D. McLennan of Rock Creek were in
town on Tuesday.
St. Jude's Church, Sunday,
April 23, Matins and Holy Communion at 11 a.m.  -r
Major G. N. Mowat, of Edmonton, visited his brother A. N.
Mowat during the week.
Mrs.   W.   Jenks .accompanied
by ber son Robert, Jeft ou Sunday morhitsgfbr Vancouver.'"" -'
H. L. MacKenzie and wife, of
j Grand Forks,   were   visitors   in
town on Monday and Tuesday.'
Miss Nell M. Hamarstadt won,
first prize in a letter writing com- j
petition in Penticton last week,
The Rock Creek Women's Institute intend giving a Dance on
May 24th, the proceeds to go to
an invalid.
Miss E. Ferguson, of Kelowna,
was the guest of her sister, Mrs.
W. R. Dewdney, for a few days
this week.
Ola Lofstad and,Paul Nelson
left for Spokane on Tuesday to
attendadirectors _meeting_of_the
Jack Paul Mining Co.
G. Fraser, the tomato king of
Osoyoos, paid a visit to the city
last week investigating the possibilities of securing large quantities of pipe for irrigation purposes.
35 artists are in the musical
comedy "Magic Pills" to be presented by the Rock Creek Dram*
atic Society in Greenwood on Friday, April 21st in aid of the Boy
Scouts.
- Louis Mondoux who has been
chef at- the Pacific Hotel for a
number of years left last week for
Paris. Ales. D. McKenzie is
now in charge of the range at
this well known cafe.
Commander Lewis, Mrs. Lewis,
Major Gray; and C. 0,7 Bodman
of Kettle galley and Rock Creek
were in town.on Wednesday com-;
pleting -arrangements 7 for '.the
piay to be presented here, on Friday night.' ' v 777
John Frederickson, a.pioneer of
the province who came to.'British
Columbia more than 50 years ago
died at Vancouver last Thursday
at the age of 73 years, Mrs. E;
L. Brawders, formerly of Greenwood, is a daughter: of the deceased gentleman.
L. B. Richards, aged 64, died
last week m Spokane. He was
well-known in Greenwood when
he was employed at the Mother
Lode mine. He was a member bf
the Knights of Pythias lodge,
For tie last nine years he Thas.
been a resident of Spokane. He
[ is survived by his widow, Harriet,
for   $790.76.     Defendant     was
allowed $40 for logging chains.
Rock Creek Trading Co. vs.
E. Heed. The dispute note was
struck out and judgment entered
for plaintiff subject to terms of
a certain agreement made between the parties dated 18th
March, 1922.
Rock Creek Trading Co. ys. J.
Johnson. This case was argued
in Grand Forks on April 6th,
judgment being given for the defendant.
Sitting of next County Court
June 27.
Osoyoos Notes
Snow is rapidly leaving (he
mountain sides and motor "traffic
with the Similkameen has been
resumed through Richter Pass.
Mrs. G.. 8. Jermyn left on tbe
12th inst for the coast where she
will spend a short holiday.
F. L. Goodman, formerly government horticulturist, of the
Coast district, has taken up hia
residence across the lake where he
will devote his energies to horticultural pursuits.
. Wm.   Bichter  and  G.   Fraser
made a business trip to Chopaka
Jand   Keremeos   last  week.     At
Chopaka mountain goat and sheep
may be seen jumping around the
rocky ledges at almost any hoar of
the day.   At the same place some
cowboys  were  branding and dehorning a bunch of cattle.     By
way of amusement one rider decided to bulldog a steer. In throwing the animal the cowboy lost bis
hold and fell to the ground.   The
steer followed and in falling, his
horn piercedthe palm of the cowboys    hand   going   completely
through it.
L. E. Brawders and son. Jack,
were in town during the weekend, Mr. Brawders having come
iu for his car, which he returned
in to Salmon Arm.
There is no doubt that there
will be a crowded house at
Greenwood Theatre on Friday
night when the Rock Creek
Dramatic Society will present
the comedy "Magic Pills" in aid
of the Greenwood Boy Scouts.
The Dance following in the
Masonic Hail will also be enjoyable: The supper committee are
arranging to feed 200.
After a residence of 24 years
Robt.. Wilson left: on Tuesday,
in company with his son Billy,
to make their home in Osoyoos..
Mr.-Wilson 7 was a citizen who
made, his '. influence felt through
community and church activities
andVwill.be missed by all for ,he
had made himself, a sinew in the
development of Greenwood and
his    scintillating    pleasantness
was infectious and was one of
those rare souls who impart an
ennobling   influence    upon   all.
Since 1898 he has participated in
the growth of the city and was at
one time a hardware merchant
Later he was in   the  Customs
office for 13 years and for 10 years
Customs  broker.     The  citizens
regret   the   departure . of   Mr.
I Wilson but in his new abode he
will enjoy the thought of still
living in the -hearts of those he
has left behind.
with his million dollar laugh, his
pleasant word and cheery smile
won his way to the hearts of the
entire community.
G. S. Walters made a very acceptable  chairman   and   had   no
difficulty in making everything go
with a swing as good fellowship
and enthusiasm reigned  supreme.
The   Greenwood    orchestra    was
present and rendered several selections and with P.  H.  McCurrach
at the piano many popular choruses
were sung, while D.  Cayaye gave
two songs  in a pleasing manner.
J. Fawns,   of Midway, late ofthe
Sth Black Watch band enlivened
things with the bagpipes.
The speech of the evening was
the presentation address by (Judge)
I. H. Hallett and while he has
been called upon to make several
of these addresses, never was be so
witty and at the same time expressing the sentimental very ably.
On behalf of the citizens Mr.
Hallett presented Mr. Dewdney
with a valuable clock with the inscription "To Mr. and Mrs,
Dewdney from their Greenwood
friends." . __l.lt;*..._
Mr, Dewdney replied * very 'feelingly and waxed reminiscent of the
halcyon days and predicted a re-
tarn of its glory which has temporarily been suspended.
D. Mcintosh said  that Greenwood had stood the strain of its
vicissitudes and would emerge from
the trial triumphantly.     He  regarded the present  inactivity as
only temporary and felt that with
the rectifying of the world's markets Greenwood wonld again take
its place among the famous mining
districts.     He regretted the   departure of_Mr._ and -Mrs. -Dewdney
and family but congratulated him
on his promotion and hoped that
when he got another promotion it
would be back to Greenwood.
H.   L.   MacKenzie,   of  Grand
Forks, paid tribute to tbe optimism
of tbe citizens of Greenwood stating that it was this faith that had
made and would remake the city.
J. BV Jackson, W. B   Fleming,
F. F. Ketchum and D.   J. McDonald all regretted the departure
of a worthy citizen  and   efficient
public servant but rejoiced in his
promotion and had the conciliating
feeling that, while he would not be
a resident he would at least be an
excellent neighbor and   Penticton
would have an added   attraction
for the people of,this district. 7 7
7 P. : H.   McCurrach, : Mr. Bawd-
ney's successor felt it was an added
honor to have such, a worthy predecessor and would.,, have as his
objective the accomplishing of bis
new  task  to merit the esteem of
the citizens as had Mr. .Dewdney.
Hail and hearty at 80 a veteran
of the district with -his characteristic enthusiasm sang "The Flowing Bowl.''    ���;   ���        VV-VV-VV.
Cheers for the departing and the
chairman were given lusiily and as]
ih the past and shall forever be the
eternal hills  re-echoed   the good
fellowship of the night.
"Magic Pills" Scores
Another Success
On the evening of Monday the
17th a repeat performance of the
"Magic Pills"  was given at the
Co-Operative  Hall,   Bock   Creek,
followed by a sapper and a dance.
It was if poesible more successful
than the previous  one.   As in a
former discription of this play the
leading characters were commended upon.   With regards to them it
can be said that the saying "practice makes perfect",was exemplified.     A   few   words  about  the
minor characters however   might
not be ont of place.
In the first act Mr. Bodman at
short notice substituted in the
character.of the unfortunate husband most successfully. In the 2nd
act, in the absence of Miss King,
Mrs. Bock took her place and Bang
delightfully and the six Japanese
girls, Mrs. Heed, Miss Gane, Miss
Debney, Mrs. Bock, Miss Madge
and Miss Reeh again scored a
success.
In the third act special mention should be made of the acting
of Mrs. E. Bichter who made the
very best of a difficult part, being
ably seconded by Mrs. W. Johnson,
and the three robbers Messrs.
Norris, Walker - and Bock who
were more diabolical with each
preformance.
In the fourth act Messrs.  Warrington and S.  Pittendrigh made
realistic Spanish ball fighters, and
the Misses Williams and Pittendrigh were most attractive flower
girlfc^    ...... *.
7 Thef new additions tff* the hall ~
consisting of an extra stairway and
entrance, cloak rooms, kitchen and
green room were much appreciated
by everyone, nearly all the work
having been done by voluntary
labor, The dance finished about
4.30 a. m.
Many Horses Die
Blair Smith, charged with
cruelty to animals, in Penticton.
was sentenced to three months
hard labor, but the sentence *vas
suspended on condition that he
paycourt costs and the costs of
removal and burial of a horse
which had died, From the evidence it   appeared   the   accused
Sand a Float to your friends at
oace. roa can get them at
The Ledge ��face/
had the care of two horse which
he tied up.- He then went away
for two days during which time
one of the animals died. The
accused claimed he arranged with
another man to feed the animals
while he was away.
The magistrate intimated he
had no intention of dealing leniently with anyone charged with
cruelty to animals. A request
that the sentence be suspended
was made by Chief R, L. Dodge
and this was probably all that
saved Smith . from having to
serve the. time .'without any
option. V      '7.   X .:-, '" ���
Chief Dodge stated the neglect
of animals by their owners was
becoming a. serious thing. Be-
tween Four Mile creek and the
Carmi road, there were no less
than 25 dead^ animals, last Sunday. 7 The cause of death in each
case was.starvation. The aaim*
als were turned out there to shift
for themselves. This resulted in
great loss as there were two
month's; in ���.'every winter when
horses and cattle should be taken
in and fed. Owners who could
not afford to do that should get
rid of their animals.
The Ledge &as always room
I or tme more ad.
B��fer-7fe;^,^-: ^ TILE     LEDGE.     GREENWOOD.     B.
U.S. Reduces Navy
Always Pure
and    Clean
and Kept Good
in the Sealed
Package
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1 lie Miracle Of Spring'
Spring has conio again wiih ;ill th;ii. it. implies of hope, rebirth, optimism,
growth, youi.li jmtl happiness.    Spring, lit ft ever recurring miracle of thc ages!
It is only necessary lo open one's eyes to realize the wonders ol" Spring
all around. Brooks and rivers, joyfully break their icy fetters and go
leaping, rushing on their way; Irees throw out their tiny leaves; seemingly
tlead and dried grasses almo.u overnight take on a lustre of green; birds appear miraculously and fill the air with song. In a -word, al
iron. ii.<: long sleep and thrills villi life aud the joy of living;
And what Spring means and brings to nature it should mean and bring
to al! niaukind. Just, as the cold earth yields lo lhe benign influence of the
growing ��lrengih of the sun'::- nt's. and casts off the iron bands which have
held i' iu frozen grip, so should 111:111 respond and throw off the lethargy and
vossiiuism of winter and ren^-w his youth and vigor villi Spring.
*- Of course, men do. with the coining of Spring and the renewed activity
oi nature, undertake those duties of the farm which the season brings, while
in the cities artisans are again employed in structural works. ]Jut Spring
should mean u> till men aud women a deeper, more significant message than
merely a call lo summer".-- work.
Spring is the season"of hope and promise.      It is the time of year when
all may turn their backs and their minds on the past
confidence to lhe future. 0
The winter of .1021-102-; was a hard aud discouraging one for many peo
pie.    To sonic it was a time of hopelessness and even acute suffering.      In
Estimate Has $121,000,000 Decrease
Under That of Last Year
The :t&2o U.S. naval bill, carrying
out tho live-five-three ratio, was reported  Lo the House recently.
It carries a total of ��233,22-1,000 or
$'181,000,000 less than appropriated
for Lhe United Stales navy last year.
There remains to be appropriated in
a separate measure later, however,
about sixty million dollars, estimated
by the Jiavy department, as the cost, of
cancellation of contracts for ships not
completed and ordered scrapped.
Briefly, this is what the bill does:
Cuts the eniisier personnel from
95,000 to 65,000, plus 2,000 apprentices.
Leaves oflicei* totals substantially
intact, except, for the dropping of L'SO
reserve officers on active duty.
Authorizes    commissions    for   only
at    Anna-
evitably if caused a lowering of one's morale, a weakening of one's courage,
discouragement, and the development; of a feeling of pessimism about the
future. Nature seemed cruel, and the efforts of man to withstand its vagaries and onslaughts appeared weak and futile.
Bui. with  Spring, nature  comes  in  a  happier,  smiling mood.      If offers
encouragement.      Ones' first effort,  therefore, should be to respond to this
kindlier mood, and to shake off the pessimistic feelings of the past, to turn
from the dark forebodings ol winter, io forget past discouragements, and Lo j
lace the future with confidence and a brave countenance.
Kecognizing the fact that environment has a great deal to do with, one's
state of mind, il. is the part, of wisdom to improve that environment in every
way possible. A man cannot make a success of thingsif all around him are
evidences of failure; progress aud efficiency are noi: born in surroundings
marked by sloth and carelessness. Winter always is characterized by accumulations of useless and waste material, and the melting of the snows reveals much unsightliness which is most depressing.
A general, vigorous "clean up" should, .therefore, be the first Spring duty.
Clean up the house clean up the yard, remove and destroy the refuse ol' winter, repair thai, broken fence, judiciously employ a little paint. Remedy all
those liltle things which give a rundown, shiftless, unprogressive, unprosper-
ous appearance to your place. A little time will do it, and tho effect on
yourself and your family will be amazing. And dou't forget Lo clean tip
your own thoughts aud ideas. Bury out of sight your old forebodings and
gloomy predictions. When washing your house windows don't neglect to
clean the windows of your mind and soul.
Demoralising outward conditions, have a depressing effect on the inner
man, but it is from within that must come the. will to improve those outward
nature awakes | 20�� oL' the first-class men
1 polis, to be graduated  in June.
Lays up 25-1 vessels of "nondescript
I charter."
j Eighteen battleships aro allotted to
I the United States under the naval
j treaty.
' ' ln rounding out the fleet, tho bill reduces the number of destroyers from
27$ to lOS; authorizes St submarines
all the cruisers and lighter auxiliary
craft.
Out. of the G7,000 enlisted personnel
0,000 be for ships
afloat.
Provides for the same number of
officers in marine corps and l.O.fiOO
���enlisted men. a reduction of less
than 1,000. This number the navy
advised the committee will be cut to
.17,500 with thc withdrawal in the
next year of 2,000 marines from Santo
Domingo which Will not. re-enlist.
and look forward with jiL provides that
Don'tletconstipation poison your blood
and curtail your energy,
If your liver and bowels
don't work prop
er!y   take
CARTER'S
LltiU   Liver J>
Pi Us   today    *
and   your.
trouble will
cease.   For dizzineos, lack of appetite,
headache  and  blotchy skin   nothing
can equal them.   Purely vegetable.
Small Pill���Small Do*e���Small Pric��
Early "Almanacs
Almanacs became prevalent during
the Fifteenth Century. Tlie first almanac to be printed in Europe was
the Kalendarium Movuni. ibe author
being licgioniontanus. The almanac
was issued three years���I-ITS, :M9-I
and lot;!, was sold lor 10 crowns gold,
and circulated throughout. Hungary.
Germany. Italy, France and England.
England's first calendar was the Shep-
heard's Kalendar which translated
from Ihe French, was printed in 1107.
Each month started with an appropriate poem.
With so thorough a preparation a I.
ham!  ;-.s  Millers  Worm  Powders the
! mother   who   allows   her   children   to \ 0rtiee of minister or finance.
1 suffer from  the ravages of worms is
j unwise    and    culpablv    careless.      A,
I child  subjected  Lo    the    attacks    0f, dusfnes,   resigned   just    before
Unemployment in Berlin has decreased to the lowest figure since the
armistice. During the last three
mouths only 14 workers out of every
1,000 were unemployed.
Notice has been served on the
Royal Academy in Dublin that all pictures or .other exhibits belonging to
persons in the northern area must be
removed.
More than twenty French soldiers
were killed and a dozen wounded
while searching for hidden arms in
Silesia. A spade struck the retonat-
ing mechanism of a hidden mine. The
explosion occurred in a, cemetery between Glciwitz and Sossnota.
Customs duty collected on agricultural implements during 1921 amounted to ?.1,!)17.H70, out of a total duty
collection ot ?.179,G67,6S3. .During the
same period, duty -collected on foodstuffs amounted to $29/723.<10S.
A fellowship of the value of .$500
per annum has been donated for a
limited term by the Imperial Oil Com-
pjyiy, which will open to graduates of
universities in Western Canada who
wish to pursue post-graduates work at
the University of Toronto.    _
Hon. John Hart, minister of finance,
was sworn in by. Lieutenant-Governor
Nicliol as minister of industries, for
British Columbia.     He will retain Lhe
Premier
I Oliver, who has been minister of in-
Mr.
For Hiccups and .Heartburn
Here is a Good Prescription
worms is always ^unhealthy, and will
be stunted in its growth. It is a
merciful act to rid it of these destructive parasites, especially when it can
be done  without diflicully.
Hart  was   sworn   in.
will  retain  tho  ollice
r:iiiwavs.
The   Premier
of minister  of
The Oldest Fla?'
On the Marriage Day
Adopted i
Nothing brings such satisfactory relief as slowly sipping a few drops of: changes will possibly be made as a re-
���"Nervilinc" in sweetened water.   Ner-jsu|- 0f Ireland's new status, is not so
viline  relieves   those   conditions  that ��� vencrable ,ls ihe Dan|sh Royaj stan.
cause the hiccups., just as it does sour
risings, gas belching and fermentation ,��� dard���the oldest national flag m.cxisl-
in the stomach. For acute stomach! once. The white cross on a red
pains, bloating"nausea and similar ills, !gl-onnd of the Danebrog is tradition-
rely on trusty old Neiviline^-lhe true ! u f d t viskm seen in the sky
friend of every family.      Sold by all. ���    . ,   T..       ,-,   , �����     ,,.
by a Danish King, Vlademar Lhe \ ic-
lorious,     when     leading     liis     army
llpmanco   usually   ceased,   and   history begins���and sore corns begin lo
go  when  "Putnam's" is  applied.      It
takes    out    corns,    roots,    branches.
Our Royal Standard, iu which some ] stems���no trace or a single corn loft
after Putnam's Painless Corn Extractor has done its work, 25c at all dealers.     Kcfuse a substitute.
Danish  Royal  Standard'Wa
By King in 1219
dealers, 35c per bottle.
World Record for
Half  Blind
Beggar.���"Please   give   a   poor   old
blind man a dime."
j     Lady.���"Why,   you   can  see   out  of
one eye."
j     IJegger.���"Well,    then,
.,-!
nickel.
Daily Newspaper
London   Daily Mirror Claims Achievement for  Royal   Wedding
conditions.     'To allow the sluggishness, of* winter to continue means, not .life, j Number
but death. Just as nature throws off the shackles of winter and responds to 'phe Daiiv Mirror claims Lo havc
ihe appeal of Spring, so must each and every individual retrain-from run her j broken -.all daily newspaper records
dwelling upon the'discouragements aiid losses of tlie past "and throw "them-;! wi3en j_ published 3,035,571 copies of
solves whole-heartedly, into the present with "their cy.es fixed on the'future '
. unci their. ehe.rgics-r-spurrcd on by an inflexible ambition to.succeed���employed
��� in constructive '.work.     ' , ��� ' V " '      .-
'-. A Spriug-.ciean up is good business, from' the purely practical siaudpoint.
- Tlie removal "of waste is always wise. . If. is a matter of economy. 11 is a
s"al'egua'i*d. oi" hcuilli: ��� -But it. also'has a beneficial effect,-on oneself.- It: -refreshes the. individual, and if .a material,clean up is ��� accompanied .by a. readjustment .and' betterment of .one's outlook on "life and its problems, a long
. step' for, ward has been taken. . ������'.."      - . ,.-    ���
against thc Esthonkins near Reval in
1219.      According  to  one  version  of 	
the legend, the blood-red flag feli r.om j ������,,������_,,��� ��� ,,,..-����. ������
heaven into Lhe Danish ranks.   There j UNSIGHTLY PIMPLES
is  no  doubt that about. the  date  of
this battle it was adopted as the���.Danish flag aiid  that it had the religious
associations  which  belonged to. most,
national -���'���. standards     in  , mediaeval
times.  -    ���    . - .    *
ivo  me  a
AND FACE ERUPTIONS
In
Japanese Demand
For B.C. Lumber
Will be. in  Market'for Many Years, to.
...  . .'  Come       ''....���    ' ''���
The- unprecedented  demand  of, Japan for British Columbia lumber "last:
year was-not merely a temporary de-
.vclopmeni','but an indication that Japan .will  be in7the"market,  for   this
province's  forest products 7in    large
volume  for many .years  to-come, according' to. Vi- Si Loof Kobe; who ar-
,' rived at Victoria, with a- party'of ,1a-   necessary to strike the tpp-ot-the ctfu
Ideas That Coin Money
Big   Fortunes-Have   Been - Made .from
-Small inventions -. ..'..
At   Baltimore .- man  named  Palmer
was Lhe inventor of a cap for-soda-
water" bottles which- madeJiim a"--millionaire.   '��� He  carried' the  patent  in
his pocket for six years before he succeeded in getting it" on the-market."
-Another  man-made  a" can'.with   a
seam just'below the top.    .'When.the
tin   was    to 7 be opened it-was only
. pancse lumber and pulpwood-.'buyers^
-said- to represent $35.000.000..    .    "���
and.il came off.     A Chicago packer
ordered ten millions as an experiment
its ltyy'al .Wedding" Number, which ii
believes'to" be "a world daily " newspaper record. There were two.' Daily
Mirror "sojiyehir numbers���lhc Princess Mary-, ratlin ber, of "Tuesday, and
the' ll'oyal."Wedding TN'umber, of Wednesday.- Ofthe Princess Mary nu in-1
ber- 2,150,000 copies were .printed���an i"
output "which is believed 10 exceed"
anything yet done iu--lhc history of
the Daily Mirror or its eon temporaries. -Thai.'.record.was broken within
twenty-four hours by-the issue ol'over
.three millions of lhc .Wedding'-Number". ' Mechanically! it was a tour de
for.ee". for. thc.eight pages of-.wedding
pictures, went to press .four hours after-Princess Mary's return to Biicl*"-
ingliam. Palace. - Some, previous . fig-
-iires of'Daily Mirror prints are: 19J0;
.lying Edward's -.Funeral, 2,_0l't",9'.:);
1020, Cenotaph ".unveiled.- l,907,6S.r>;
1914;''Birthday Number. !,S!)2,C2!);
1915, .Fashion-Number, 1.7G-1.1S0.   -
1
To. Accommodate ths Railroad
The  Oil  for. the" Farmer.���A-.bottle
and -the--idea worked-out so. wrelI_.tlKit..fof.Dr.__Thi>mas7_EeleetrJ[e. Oil: in  the-1
Pays Street..With India Rubber-...'"
-A street in  the-suburbs ^"^Copenhagen .majr'b'e:'pa.vcd'with India' rub-"
.'ber,-.which- is' said  will  last.'for-fifty
.' "years,  7 Tlie 'offer' has just been made'
to the municipal .authorities of Copeti;
���hagen ... by   a. 'rubber--.manufacturing
. company*/   --'I'lic'.sanipie"rubber street
.would be 220 yards long.-.:,.The com-
. piiny-claims  that- the  proposed  road
'.would,   be:,'-far .superior- to ordinary j
��� ones./   :���--.������" -   ..--���-" v    y ���-'.., y
.the.'inventor" riiade .'a- big.fortune.-
r(.-.-  ,   T, . ...      ,    i for-the doctor
It ;.v.as a-man. named Iieatin who) f *.' ^lfi
farm House, will'save many a journey
devised the - little .m.etal- staple which
holds'oii;boot-buttons, and he made a
fortune out.of his idea;-, whilst another
huge-- pile'-accrued; to: the- man 'who
fifsU'lhought of.eombining a.lead -perir
ell-.with -which., to- -write; and a- piece
ot'.,rubber - to;.erase .-what -was" -written I.
���-".The' ^difference- .between'-'theV.oid
-srr'aigh't/and .the.-.newer- nrinkly- hair-]
pin made a fprturie;.for the inah' who-j
ii'o'ticcd'.-that". his wife.shed; her-;iiaii'-Vsun
Ii is not "only, good
children when . taken . with
colds aiid. croup, and' for'-the mature
who.suffei; from' pjuns7and aches,.but
-there are directipns-foivils use.ph-siclcv
ckltle. - - There should always be':v
boltle. of.it inthe-house. ���-'
:-Dar.ky Knew W.hy Station.Was so Far
j - From. Town.
j A New York- theatrical' magnate
had a bad attack of- grippe, .in -the
winter and went south .to recuperate,
lie slopped a. few "days in a. small
town in-South Carolina. When he
got ready to leave for the north lie
found lhe official bus-had.mysteriously vanished ;7.-probablS" the driver had
gone joy. riding. '; There' was no conveyance, public ot; private, to be. had;
and in'order .to -catch his'train-' the
���northerner'was compelled' io labor
afoot, over a mile and a half pf dusty
road, willi ii valise iivea.cli hand;.   ���
When" he. staggered' -up
station, there was no one in sight except au old darky   who    was.   sitting
on the platform.     Xy.   - .'_
"Uncle," iriciuired llic. New' Yorker,
'���'why in the' name of goodness did
they'build this" depot,' so far from
tlie"lown"?""'7'7 ~" '. ' " 7 ~ " ' ' " ���
-., The old inan-scratched his head.. .
���;"t dont know, boss," he said���"on-
less it wuk. because dey wanted to git
closer lo de-railroad!". -  .- "
the Spring Most People Need a
Tonic Medicine
- One ot the surest signs that the
blood is out. of order is tho pimples,
unsightly" eruptions and eczema that
come.'frequently with thc change from
winter to spring. These prove "that
tho long inrloor.,life of winter has had
its effect.upon'the blood, and tha fa
tonic -medicine is needed to put it
Tight. Indeed, Lhere arc few people
who. do-not need a. tonic at-this season. "Bad blood does not merely show
itself 'in" disfiguring eruptions. To this
same'eondiLion is due attacks of.rheumatism aiid lumbago; the sharp, slabbing pains'of sciatica and-neuralgia;
poor appetite and a desire" to avoid
exertion. You'cannot get rid of these
troubles by lhe lise of purgative medicines���you need' - a tonic, and a Ionic
only; and among "all" medicines there
is .'none cau equal Dr."" Williams' Pink
Pills'for., their tonic, blood-improving,
"nerve-restoring, powers, Every dose
bf.tliis medicine helps"make new, rich
���blood' which drives out impurities,
to the liny! stimulates every organ and brings a
'' feeling of new .health and  energy- to
weak, tired, ailing, men, women "and
children;' IT you are'out- of sorts
give this medicine a trial and- see how"
quickly il. trill restore the" appetite,
revive.drooping spirits and fill your
veins with new, health;givingblood.' -
V.-you_'_c'an_.get. these.-pills.fi*om_any_
medicine ,dealer- or by mail., at 50
cents a box or six boxes, for $2.50
from Tlie Dr."Williams".Medicine "Co.,
Brockville," Ont. .". - ; .."���    ""-.'-.
,'- Women7'; mountiati . .climbers..; in
Switzerland i il" they "value their, coni:
plexions.. smear , fl.ieir faces'."with soot
to: protect rheni from the'rays of the
.pins.as slit;- walked about the house:
Probably;: the quceresr:riQn;-v^ho?a|.A-not'hrt.;.,f07tune: :'!iv,-f.ited- ���'the :nian
ih   the  world  are  those .- employed;, in , rhdnme .a;"lit.tle,-bloi> on -the 'points
the. Sudan.'They ;;>-e not '-really -si;p'es  ..���������.
but Stockings nv...Ie of camel's sljt>;
,7of hii'irpins in order "that they should
I nor '".'prick.'���'_
Voil
are ntc
crlmciit--
v/ U e 11
ii-�� l)i.
'���'.^ Olnt-
' iii cut fnr Tjixotoa. n.n.t   Vki.i   lrr!i;i-
titins.   it, r."li'M��-.s- Et. oiiSf. -.nil i:i-Adii-
��� ii!!y. hc��i-i-t!io ski'i.   -.S.��:ii.i!.i Uix. Dr.
' C'liasc's ..nin-iii'l'jit.  fi-r-c.-it  yojf'iiif-iition tlii"
p;ijn'.r and'sund'L'c.stiiiiip-fi'-rpoM.-w'- ftf. a
- ��� box ; all dcaiarH tr. jl-luians'^n, HdWs k Cu.,
"-. j^inilted.'w'Jrontb.
MONEY-ORDERS
good
'.. \Y"ii.'n drtleriTiji- goqit-,  by 1-.1.-1
"Kitnioii'-Kvpres?- Money   Order.
itnJ  a  Uo- :
j A .-new���'kind pi";giov'e lastenor-;mnde
! another .man, ricli;: and. u1"-sleeve, link
] v.-hich could- be |itit iii -.arid, reiiipvcd
'mors* easily than ot hers., made -.it's iii-
i vcnior a pi-f-se'nt of -an..income-of
i 5-50.ttOt1 a year. '       : "y. ���
���I The. man who-invented t.liv little"
��� dre;;s7fastenpi*-with a hump to replace
; the old hook-.and eye**- accumulated a
! 'fist, .fortune. .     ���-    "" :''   -', '.'>-'.''."
V Jf any. , sailors  -'have ' a " prejudice,
against ships.- whose name's; begin "a ith'
it." V.-. .""' y- --���/���: ���'���'������'"-xx--"- ���'-
Women Can Dye Old  V
, . Faded -Things New 7 7. ' -':'
%7 In Diamond Byes
" -Jiir-.li packaKe"of. "Uiamond Dyes" con-
t.'iiiis dirpc'tioiis" ��6 himiile any woman e;iii
dye. or tint Iier-.woru, .- shabby dresse?,
_iskirls/ waists.-'coats: stocking;*. s\veatRi-��.
covci-infTK.- draperies,'.��� hiin-jinps. -every-'
thins, even if Flic lias never dyed bnfore.
IJny-;-"JDInino.id Dyes'*���no other ��� kind-^
then ,- poifcft " honjc;.-dyelinr; i3 .sme.be-
<';ins�� Di.-miond - Dyes'.aie '���'.iaraiiteert ��� not
Strange Names in Congress"'
-There *.vere once four Smiths' iti.the
TJnitcd . States',Senate,: but", now the
upper "branch of; Cqiigre'ss'vis, graced
.by numbers- of strange - and unusual
j names...; It is hard. to-tell.whenceVye
sprung when"'we-read "the names of.
such 'Senators'' as -Atlee   Pomerene,
l Tasker Oddie; Iteed.Smoot, Holm Burst* m; " "-l>'.urnlfQld ' "McSimmons, .- Irvine
Lenrool,- Carter Glass.and Nathaniel
W/.
-���-������- ��� Canadian Mad8 ..-
As a healih builder. Royal Yeast is.staining in
popularity every day. It is a food - not a medicine.
It supplies the'vitamine which the diet may lack.
Royal Yeast is highly beneficial in cases where tho
system seems "run down". Royal Yeast is the richest known source of vitamines. and when taken
into the system acts as a corrective agent. Royal
Yeast Cakes are'recommended for their purity and
���wholesomenessi It is the purest, the most convenient and economical yeast on the market.
Two'fo four Royal Yeast Cakes a day will work
wonders. A full day's supply can easily be prepared at one time by using one glass luke7warm
water and teaspoon sugar to each yeast cake. Allow
to stand over night in moderately warm roomr In
the morning stir well and pour off liquid. Place in
refrigerator or other cool place and drink at intervals as desired throughout the day.
Send name and address for free booklet** Royal
Yeast Cakes for Better Health."
EHGILLF^OMmMED
���WINNIPEO.   TORONTO,CANADA. Msxtwal.
f ' '.-���
At Tea Time Iii The South
u
:.
-The wonderful creations-that are now on. display for Southern wear.
This stunning frock is of while silk .crepe and a brocaded fabric in blue and
while uncut velvet'.'"''The lines are rather long and square. - The side panels'
are longer than the rest of the frock, giving this-mode the uneven hem line
which is so popular just no\v!   ..-.'-"'.
! to .spot, -fad*!,- sU'oak'.-or run. . ...Tell your ��� i-j..,} .   ��� AVliat's in a ntime ' -invhoW���
lo. -dye  is, wool  or ,Kill:," or-whether'
riiiif.Mi, cotton or Diixecl" Koods.
if ia.
VpORNS 7
Lift Off with .Fingers
Los-Angeles Times.
World's Smalisst Republic
Goresfc in'Th* Pyranees Has -Population of About 150
.The Lilliputian republic oi'.Goresl,
which nestles within the confines of a
square .mile" in" the Pyrenees, and is
smaller even than-the-republic of Andorra or; San Merino, has had .its independence recognized by France and
Spain for. the past three centuries! It.
has a population of about 150. The
"pepple .'are ruled by a council of elders, and. they-pay no taxes or duties
of any sort: "This, civic unit is so
tiny that it has" to go ��� abroad for its
cure of. soul arid body.. For these
it-has to go' to .Laurent,:the "nearest
French'town., ��� Even the dead must
leave. Crorest- to" find consecrated
-ground iii which to/lie;" the coffins are
slid, downhill, out of the smallest republican .the .world.   ..;,-.     -
Fatal Street Accidents In Britain
7.  The-Way to Work for P*ace   .
.-."���Removal, of-,.all- war .causes would'
seem to be far more' vital than detei;-
.mination as to the.'peculiar weapons
to be used In the next1 conflict. '
-Ofiicial figures jusL published show
that there'were 2,8-15Jatal. street accidents-caused by vehicles, in the'
United" Kingdom last/year, just eight
more than in 1920. . The number of
accidents which did not prove fatal
but. resulted."in personal injury,~increased by over 4,000 to GJ,000^, In
London there -\vere 571 fatal street'ac-1
cidents last year'ahd 22,C-I7'thai' wei*e
not.fa.tal._-_7.".- _,--- ��� "- -.-_ --..'~���
��� ���'-        ' -  ��� ��� ��� - -     i
..7Charity is religion.with its coat off.
FOR
e prevention of pains^j
'after., eating,  flatulence,^
neadache��,biliou8ries3, con. "HM
' stipation and other-disagree-W\
able forms of. - \M
. IND8GEST1QN -��� W
(no remedy i�� ��o justly famed as jMj
Mother Seigel'�� Syrup,  the Ml
i:
. I_u
stomach and liver tonicwith
iyf^" SO years* f e'putstidn.-,    -/if
Nths:   -���; MOTHER ^Jjft
SEIGEyS SYRUP
LTING FOR SALE
^fina7rd's Liniment for Dandruff
I
': All tdndc" of. belting, new find u'ted.
"jiliipped K'il>.i<:<-t to'approval. I i'm-li 4 _>!>���
jiew nibbi>i- \mU\ms .Bi'iiii-iiuti-ocl 'Hi.iliiy.
twpntv r:ent.�� pei" foot. ��!i or.lif-r.- .-it low- ' Ohio
est p'-V-os iifCn.iitit3fi. -VORIC i:i-*f/_'ING
,CO..  tl'i'-yoi-k St..-Toronto. ()>.n.
How Times  Have Changed -
Thf*     School     Board  of  Lancaster,
in  1828. -refused  to allow  any:
100% PBOTtCTIOK FOB LIFE
" . from owf. vaccination -v.-i'tli .
Cutter's Liquid or >olid
BlsckleiCAlirasin. Afafo-
lutcly site. Cuttcr'sSoliJ Agpr��v
Einlnject'or-wnrkiustlikcBiaillcg
Pill Hiector-. 1 f Cu:ter"s Arercssin
is unQfauiiubielcStally, wrire   ���
The Cutter Laboratory
il-'rhcJ.iiirra:'rrtha'.-Kntv:iHt-^
Berkeley'(U.S.L'cenw)  California
M.B.-^)id "Style PnwJrr 2nd Fill Vacdcci st^l nx&
foi thos* wb*tp6"fcrtts2n. ' '',
one to discus's railroads in the b.nild-
~   j ing. 7 They said.:   "Yoii "are welcome
-   Air.erica 3
Pioneer
Dog Res^dUJ
r.OOK ON'
"OOG-  DiSKASCSJ
and- IIoW Io  Feed
iJaifed   Free   to any
Audrezs }���}' t'iie
.Author
11.- Cf.AV   Crt.OXEV.
LYJ..   TN'C.'.
Vi"     lVe.*t     J-'oiifth
Street.  N"ew YorK,
���x*:s.a.
. -., ��� *'--70ut Country. .7 -��� V.-.
���'L'nnada'-;-is larger- than, tlie United
Slates', by-250,000 square- '"'miles; c'on-
iains bhe-tiiirri of lhe area of the Prii.-
tsh- Kni'ilre; is ;as large as 30 United
Ki!!B'loms.', 18 Cicrmany's. .31! Italy's; is
larger, than Australia and twice ..tlie
Size" of British. India; has a boundary
line of ;-:,0p0 miles, between it'and tlie
United; .States.; its' seacpast- equals
half. the', earth's circ"um'le'rcnce;'.",'i"s-
-S'.tiOO mile's wide and .U40.6 miles, "from
north to south". . Do you wonder Canadian.���* feel proud'.'-���-Montreal Siar.      i
j to us,? the sqlioolhouse to debate all
j Koper "Questions "iri, but. such- tilings
;as' railroads and telegraphs are im-
j possibilities, .-. and. . rank infidelity.
rj There.-;is"'nor.hing jn'the word of-God
,( about tiiem. -." U-Cod had designed
j.that ,His, intelligent -.creatures 7 should
travel-at. the frightful    speed    of   35
miles .ah'   hour. by. steam He -would-
iia^-e; clearly ;'foretold^t.through His      Doesn't. !iurt a .l>it>=-'..Drop.'a little I
holjvprophets.'--.-It.is ?��� a'"device'-. of-|fTreezohe" on'ah-aching corn,:instant-'l ,
SaUn.'to'..Iead,imihqrtaI souls.down.tp.tly that corn stops hurting,' ihen short-., tunny;.-when, it corals up.and shakes
A  Fair Exchange--
A rifh elderly bnclieior named i'age
found ihe dropped, g.love of a. charming younsr lady and returned  it *-'iih
this.jiofe:        y-.-   ��� - ���    -^    -     ���
"If from your-glove you tales, the
letter g. that glove is love, and that
J have for thee."-.
-in reply'the young woman wrote-:
... "If- front your name'-you take _the
letter p.,.then.page-is age.   and   that
wont' do for me."���Wayside .Tales.
hell.":
Aft���
a. man ' has made a- fool "of
bimseif he realizes, what a fun-loving
lot of acauaintaaces he has. 7, 7
ly you. IilC it right 03 with fingers.
Truly. "���;    "   '"-������'���    " ��� """ "-"'.' :.- " ���':.-
Your druggist-sells a tiny bottle ol
| "iFreezoae". for., a 'few cen'tjs(.7s*iffici"cnt
'to retriove-'every hard corn,:"soft''cora7|-
or corn between��� the toes, and the cal- I:
��� Ittses, without soreness or irritation,:,..j
Some peoplefail to recognize oppor-
tniiy;-when. it c
bands "with them;
Minard's.; Liniment, for   -sale" "every-
������'-'    c " where'1 ..'-"������'-'-'     .������'-"��� ���'  -; ��� "'
W. --N.   tl.' 34IS
--"Canada's Best Buy-
THE ECONOMY PACKASE
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THE    LEDGE,     GREENWOOD.     B.     C,
EDWIN  W.  FIELD
"I'm convinced if I had taken Tanlac two years ago, when my doubles
first began, 1 would have been saved
a world of suffering," said lid. W.
Field, 53S Jefferson St., Milwaukee,
Wis.
"My case proved lhat when a man's
stomach goes wrong, everything goes
wrong with him. The first thing I
' noticed out of thc way was . loss of
appetite and next, that no mailer
how sparingly t ate, f was sure to
have an attack of' indigestion. 1
finally got'so [ couldn'1 walk a couple
of blocks without, having to slop and
. rest and I was so nervous that often
I sal tip in a chair all night long.
"Tanlac has made a new man oul of
me, my stomach is as sound as a dollar and I feel fine all the time. 1 am
a firm believer in Tanlac because I
know it delivers the goods."
Tanlac is sold by all good druggists.
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Fiance V/ill Test
Motorless Aircraft
Trials Expected to Take Place During
the Summsr
Trials of motorless airplanes are lo
take place on an extensive scale in
the Department of Auvergne, iu Central France, during the 'summer.
Hitherto efforts in the direction of developing somc kind of airplanes capable of flying about without -the aid
of motors were generally regarded as
having been lefl to Germany, but
the French have now entered- the
field on a large scale.
The municipal' council or Aydat,
near the well-known lake of. that
name, has just authorized tho Auvergne Aero Club-to .'operate Iri "the
parish*an aerodrome for the use * of
the body formally known as the Experimental Congress of Motorless
Airplanes, which is to be held there
from July 15 lo September 15. The
hangars will be erected'- at the foot
of the peak called. the Puy-de-
Pommegrasse. The motorless airplanes will "take off" from the lop of
the peak.
Too Much Unrest
Many  Causes  Advanced  for   Present
Restlessness in World
Opinions as  to the  cause  of "un-
��� rest" so much in evidence vary quite
as mueh as the numerous forms in
which-the unrest manifests itself.
Some of the causes advanced are too
much jazz, too much hooch, too. much
lawlessness, too much law, too much
restrain on the people, too little re-
" straint;- too" little 'religion, ���too- much
preaching, too much unemployment,
too much laziness, and so on. It
seems to be either too much or- too
little of one thing or another. The
only thing on which nearly everybody
seems to agree is that there is too
much unrest.���Springfield Dnion).
Badges, symbolical of tlieii'��naaie,
are being supplied to many ships of
the British navy.
Eagef'tp'GcTFacts/
to
American;.  Agriculturists .. Want
���������'. Know   More jAb-oiit   Farming
-���^Conditions' in7GanaQ'a   '   .���'������''
(Special    Correspondence   by   G,    C:
Porter; of Winnipeg)    ' ��� -::     7
-Fargo, N.D.���In point' of territory
covered this is the most important
immigration -outpost maintained by
the Dominion Government iri the TJriil-
ed Stales. Through this gateway
streams emigrants from Kansas,
Missouri, Arkanas,* Oklaharmi, Te::a's;
Mississippi and Louisiana "into the
Canadian Northwest. F._IT. Hewitt
is the agent in charge for the Govcrn-
menl. here and at present his. mail
brings thirty-live letters daily en'quir-
in-.- about tlie piospects tor farm,
fruit and dairying prospects on the
prairies and in British Columbia.
During the past three weeks 1 have
traversed the'prairie States of Minnesota, North and South Dakota, Iowa,
Nebraska, Kansas and Missouri., Not
since 3912 have ['found such keen interest in tilings Canadian.
I attended a Farmers' Institute at
Colby, Kan., recently. This is the
extreme western part of the Slate.
These "inslitules" arc informal gatherings of farmers where reports are
road from Agricultural Societies.
Through Agent Hewitt carrying his,!
oxhibils to many country fairs in Kansas, tho farmers have a very accurate knowledge of Ihe eondirions on
tho Canadian prairies. These people I
are eager to get Iii cts. They are farni-'
liar wilh scientific soil culture. To
(ell one of these men that a given
farm produced so many bushels to the
acre is lo invite such a multiplicity of
questions (hal only a soil expert could
answer.' Jacob Mohler, Secretary of
Agriculture for Kansas, says, thai for
the "first pari of April his office has a
considerable number ot prospects for
(he' Canadian Northwest who will go
up'lo "siiy'out'the land." Most of
these agenls would rather have a
"prospect" make a trip over the line
before lie tries to decide on location
or details of any kind. Mr. Mohler,
in talking to me, remarked, "I have
known of many men ' who ��� went lo
Canada and prospered and then I have
heard of some who came' back dissatisfied. "'' It'is lo avoid these dissatisfied ones that agents ' are now
working. - '  '
Tho Wonderful herbal fcaloi for injuries & skill diiease. SOc, ail dealers.
.Speed of the Tortoise
Takes Nearly Four Years to. Travel
One Mile
"A professor at Wisconsin University
in America has been playing a jolly
game with tortoises. He has discovered, by letting loose 166 tortoises
all labelled, that a tortoise takes four
years all but a few days to cover a
distance of one mile.
The professor also noticed 'that in
a period of five months the 166 tortoises went a distance of 115 jards,
thus making their' average speed
about two feet in one day.
Travelling at lhat rate, a tortoise
starting from London would lake
nearly a century to reach Edinburgh.
Historic Knife
Tlie Camavalel Museum recently received what is said to be the knife of
the guillotine used in Paris during the
French Revolution and'the subsequent
Reign of Terror and which served to
decapitate Louis XVI., Marie Antoinette, Robespierre, and thousands of
others. .It was a gilt lo the museum
from a Belgian collector. The relic
is said lo have been in the possession
of (.he family of Samson the famous
executioner of tlie French Revolution,
for several generations.
A
BABY'S OWN TABLETS
ALWAYS IN THE HOI
Is always interesting aud reveals
the fact that the blood is usually thin
and lacking in the strengthening properties of young folks blood. if you
want to fill your blood with the "lire
ol youth, build up your strength, restore your nerves, just use Dr. I-Iamil-
lon's Pills. This wondertul medicine
is a grand system regulator. Keeps
the bowels in good condition, keeps
the body free bf wasle and impurities.
For young and old the use of Dr.
Hamilton's Pills is recommended, 2fic
at all dealers or Thc Catarrhozone
Co., Montreal.
SUNDAY SCHOOL LESSON
LESSON FOR APRIL 23
UZZIAH'S
PUNISH-
Once a mother has used Baby's Own
Tablets tor her little ones she always
keeps a supply on hand, for tho first
trial convinces her there is nothing to
equal them in keeping children well.
The Tablets are a mild but thorough
laxative" which regulate the bowels
and sweeten the stomach, thus driving j
out constipation and indigestion, colds j
and simple levers and ,making teething easier. Concerning them, Mrs.
Saluste Pellelier, St. Dumas, Que.,
writes:���"1 have used Baby's Own
Tablets for thc past ten years and am
never without them in tl^e house.
They have always given the greatest
satisfaction and I can gladly recommend them lo all mothers, of litlle
ones." The Tablets are sold by medicine dealers or, direct by mail ,at 25'
cents a box from The Dr. Williams'
Medicine Co., Brockville, Ont.
A F[oe to Asthma. * ' Give Asthma
half a chaifce and ��� it gains ground
rapidly. ' But give il repeated treat-'
ments-of Dr. J. D. Kellogg's Asthma1
Remedy and it,.will fall' back even
faster. There is no half way measure about this remedy. If goes rigid
lo work and drives asthma out. II
reaches the inmost "breathing passages and ' leases no' place for the
-trouble' to lurk. Have il by you for
ready use.
A'W^pnWoids.
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Shopkeeper'    Proved"'  Himself     Too'
���" - 'Sma'cTfor Conceited VisittJr -""
Struck i;by'4iieJnotice>-~Iron-Sinks,"
in a shop window a conceited fellow
went .inside'and said 'ihat; he ��� was
perfectly aware of the'fact that "iron
sank." '     '   ,
Alive to the occasion the smarl
shopkeeper retaliated: "Yes, and time
flies, but wine vaults, sulphur springs,
jelly rolls, grass slopes, music stands,
Niagara Falls, moonlight walks, sheep
run, Kent hops and' holiday trips,-bedspreads, standard weights, India rubber tires, organ stops, oil paints, community sings, trade returns, and���."
_But the visitor had bolted. After
collecting his "thoughts be returned
and showing his head at" the doorway
shouted:.--'yes;-1 know, Vand steeple
chases and marble busts."
Exports of Wheat from Canada
The total exports of wheal from
Canada for the 'six ihonths ending
February 2S, 1922, were 103,727,326
bushels, as against 95,26S,S1S bushels
for the same period last yoar. Of
the iota! amount the Uniled Kingdom
look 75,057,650 bushels, while 19;255,-
705 bushels went to foreign countries
and- 9,413,971 to the United States.
The,'largest movemeni for any one
month during the above period was in
the month of December when 34, .03,-
2?".- bushels were shipped.
.//���. 3CATAJRRH;,
Catarrh 's a local disease greatly influrnced
byVon'.tftutioiia! conditiiJitS:'""*IlXl.t,,S' CATARRH MEDICIN'K is a Tonic, taken in-
ter*ially,��"aiKlaclsthroiifflrtIie blood upon the
mucous surfaces of the system. IlAt/L'S
CATARRH StKDlCINK assi.ts Nature in
���esloiing  normal  conditions.
���All DiuEtfjsts.      Circiilais fiee.
!���'. J.  Clicney & Co., Toledo,' Ohio.
Turkey has a government agricultural bank with a capital of nearly
?15,000,000. . ,:
,. The/ ease with which corns',and
warts can be removed by Ilolloway's
Corn Remover is its strongest recommendation.     It seldom fails.
Whistling Tree
The .--"-Tsofar", or whistling tree of
South Nubia, is so ' called from the
flute-like sounds made by .the wind in
its branches. - The sound is caused
by the holes bored by an insect in tne
spines of the branches.
The " man who slowly climbs the
ladder of success remains there longer than the one wiio reaches it by the
balloon route!
\
\
Almost as Easy as Wishing
TSur breakfast cup is ready
without trouble or delay when  .
IJfSIANT FOSTUM
is the table beverage.
To a teaspoonful of
. Instant Postum. in the cup-    ,
add hot water, stir, and you
have a satisi^in^, comfort-,
mg' drink, delightful in taste���
arid with no harm tb nerves or
digestion. As many cups as
yoa like, -without regret.
There's a. Reason!'
&r\
lour grocer sells Poscum in two forms,   -' -
POSTUmCeREAL   (in packages)
nade by boiling full 20 minutes.
���  Instant Postum un tins)     ,  ,
~"    made instantly ui ��te cup ty addinghotmatsc   .'
Canadian Postum Cereal &,&��., Windsor, Ont.
Claiming that music of all kinds
.is harmful to- moralify, the mayor of
a certain town in France has "ordered
the ' suppression of all 'pianos and
���phonographs-in���-l_is .commune.,-.
Blocked Doorway at
Hampton Court Opened
Haunted   Chamber   Has   Been   Closed
For 187 Years
After having been closed for 3 87
years, a'blocked-lip doorway al Hampton Court Palace has been re-opened.
It connects Henry "Vii's so-called
Watching Chamber aud the yell-
known Haunted Gallery. Through il
have passed Shakespeare, Charles f.,
Queen Elizabeth, Mary Queen oC
Scots, Oliver Cromwell, and a host
of other historical personages. Catherine Howard, one of Henry Yin's
consorts, passed through it ou her
way to the scaffold.
Shakespeare's company performed
plays in the Great Hall off Hampton
Court Palace a I Christmas. 1G03, and
the rehearsals took place in the
Watching Chamber.
A feature of the '���Haunted Gallery"
was a picture of the "Wild Man and
Woman," brought by Martin Frobish-
er from America which is supposed to
hare given Shakespeare his first conception of Calibar.
NTlie doorway was closed by King
George II. in 1735, who had the gallery turned into a habitable room.
For years Mother Graves' Worm
Exterminator has ranked as a reliable
worm preparation and it always maintains its reputation.
PRIDE     AND
MENT
I. Uzziah Made feng (vv. 1-5).
1. His Age (v.' 1). He became king
at the age of sixteen.
2. Length of His Reign (v. 3). He
reigned fifty-two yeais. His mother's
name was Jecoliah, which means
"Jehovah is able," or "Made strong
of Jehovah.'
3. His Character (v. i). He did
that which was right in the sight of
the Lord.
4. His Prosperity (v. 5). He defl-
nitely sought God while.Zechariah
lived, and because he sought him God
made him to prosper as long as he
continued to seek him. lie, like Joash
before him, turned aside when the influence of the man of God was removed.
if. Uzziah's Achievement (vv. (J-L5).
i    J. He Built Elotli (v. 2).     This was
a port on the Ited Sea which had been
lost to Judah.     No doubt it was the
j aim of the father to get possession of
i this port, so the son makes its restoration his first duly.     It was   an   important   trading   point   and the commercial interests of the   nation would
be greatly increased by its possesisou.
2. lie Had Military Success (vv.
G-8). (1) He conquered the Phillis-
tines (v. (!). After subduing them he
dismantled their fortified cities and
built new cities in their stead, (2)
He defeated the Arabians (v. 7). (3)
He made the Ammonites across the
Jordan pay tribute (v. S).
3. He Fortified Jerusalem (vv. 9,
15)/ He took advantage of the peace
which was now enjoyed because of
the subjugation of his enemies lo fortify Jerusalem. lie placed in tlie
lowers great engines ol war for hurling stones.
���1. His Civic Improvements (v. 10).
In tho regions south and west of
Jerusalem he built towers which
served a threefold purpose, namely:
Observation, defense and shelter lor
his cattle. This enabled him to
carry on his stock-raising enterprises.
5- His Army (vv. 11-15). It numbered 307,500. It was thoroughly
equipped and drilled. God was with
him, and his fame spread far and
wide. The source of his strength
was God. v
III.   Uzziah's   Transgression   (vv.   1G-
18").
The prosperity bestowed upon him
by the Lord was too much for him���
his heart was lifted up with pride.
This is always so unless counteracted
by divine grace.     In his pride he pre-
Happy Thought
Thc editor of the London Times alluded in a recent article to Hie distinction between "news" and "views."
Some- papers, he said, are newspapers; others tended to be newspapers. This give us an idea. Why
not call church bulletins, newspapers;
footwear journals, shoespapers; sailor's sheets, ��� crewspapers; poetry
prints, musepapers; journals featuring home-brew recipes, stewpapers,
and so on and so on. We really
ought to patent this.���Boston Transcript.
NEVER COOK UP GOLD MEAT WITHOUT IT
WARNING!    Say "Bayer" when you buy Aspirin.
Unless you see the name "Bayer" on tablets, you arc
not getting1 Aspirin at all.   Why take chances?
Accept only an "unbroken package" of "Bayer Tablets of
Aspirin," which contains directions and dose worked out by
physicians during; 22 years and proved safe by millions for
Colds
Toothache
Earache
Headache
Neuralgia
Lumbago
Rheumatism
Neuritis
Pain. Pain
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets���Also bottlea of 2-i and 100���Druggists.
Aspirin ia tho trade mark 'registered in Canada) of Bayrr Manufacture of Mono-
aceticacldester of Sallcyllcacid. While it in well known that Aspirin means Bayer
manufacture, to assist the public against Imitations, tho Tablets of Bayor Company
"iUU bo Btamped. with their g-eneral trado marl:, the "Bayer Cross."
Where, Indeed
A Canadian who wants to knock
this country these days should first
take a look around the world and decide where he could pitch his Lent and
be belter off.
COULDN'T DO HOUSEWORK,
HEART WAS SO BAD
Many women get weak and run down
and unable to look alter their household duties owing to the heart action
becoming impaired or the nervous system unstrung.
Nature intended women to be
strong, healthy and happy instead of
sick and wretched. But how can a
woman be strong and healthy when
day in and day out she has to go
through the same routine of work,
sweeping, dusting, cooking, washing,
etc.     Is it any wonder that the heart
.     This act was not because oEi?,nd di���?~ sPe.*3' smothering and alak-
.. ,- ,   .      ���   , ...       . Utag spells and cant.sleep at night.
Uulness,   but   of deliberate pur-1    To all women whose heart is weak
Minard's Liniment Relieves. Neuralgia
_ The Poor-Man's Friend.���Put-up-jn
small bottles that'are easily portable
and- sold for a very small sum;' Dr.
Thomas' Ecieclric Oil possesses power* in. concentrated form. Its cheapness and the varied uses to which it
can- be put make it the poor man's
friend. No. dealer's stock is complete
without it!
Rosin 7 Has Become Valuable
New
Motors in Canada
Motor vehicle registrations throughout Canada increased by '18VS per
cent, during 1921. The 1920 increase
was 20_per cenl7;_ that of the.year previous 23 1-3 per cent, while in J 918
a 24 per cent, increase was made, and
the year 1917 marked a-gain of 64 per
cent, over the year immediately preceding. There are now about 520,000
motor ears in use in the Dominion, or
about one car-to every seventeen of
the population.
Uses Found for a Practically
' Worthless Product
, Many -articles ...in. daily use came
originally .from ...the. ground but few
lealize that '"iaining". rosin has been
a - thriving industry in the United
States for many years.' despite the
fact that rosin is the -product of the
sap of 'certain species of evergreen-
tree.   ,-,'���-
.Half; a century ago rosin was so
cheap that ii did" not pay lo put
'it in barrels and send it to market.
The barrels were worth ' liiore thun
the     rosin. Turpetine,     however,
brought a good price and eame from
the same sap which * ielded rosin as a
by-product. In consequence manufacturers'concentrated on the turpen-j
tine and allowed the molten rosin to
run into pits, where it hardened and
was covered with earth to get it out
ot the way.
This went on for some twenty-five
years, and .meannhile the value.bf
rosin Vent up because' new uses were
iound. for i". principally in the soap
and paperr -industries. 'For a time
people forgot aboui the" tons ot valuable rosin lying buried on the site of
the old turpentine distilleries, but foy
and by "a 'group of enterprising manufacturers began to work these rosin
'"mines." Of course these buried
supplies will eventually be used up,
and then people will have to turn
once' more to reducing rosin from Bine
gum. . ".���--
A shower bath motor truck accompanies circuses and other travelliic;
organizations.
Self Preservation���Nature's
First Law���Heed It!
The drug contained in the mescal
cactus button produces in ' the ustfr
visions ot gorgeous sunsets.
Minard's Liniment for Burns, etc.
r
W.   N.   U.   1416
Preserve Your Strength
Tillsonburg,
Ont.���"Ever sine*
I can remember,
Dr. Pierce's medicines were used
in our family at
home and tb ey
never failed to
give good results.
The 'Golden Med!-
^_~"j . cal Discovery' was
-Ci_?" used -as a tonic
and blood purifier also for bronchial
trouble and it proved excellent. I
myself have taken the 'Discovery' for
bronchial trouble and Dr. Pierce's
Favorite Prescription to build me up
when I was rundown, and they were
both *��� ��r.v beneficial. -
"I Jeel safe in recommending all of
Dr. Pierce's medicines knowing them
to be good."���Mrs. Clifford Mitchell,
Obtain these famous mfcdlcihes now
at your nearest drug store, in tablets
or lictuld, or send 10c to Dr. Pierce's
Laboratory in Bridgeburj*-, Ont., for
a trial package of any of his remedies. Wrire Dr. Pierce, President
Invalids' Hotel in Buffalo. N. Y.f if
you desire free medical advice.
How's Your Liver?
becomes affected and she gels irrlt-
sumptuously" intruded into the priest's!able and nervous, has hot flushes, faint
office
forget
pose. Azariah and eighty oilier and whose nerves are unstrung
priests remonstrated with him, but
this only made.him angry. This act
v.as a trespass against.God.
IV. Uzziah's Punishment (vv. 39-21).
While raging in his wrath and about
to burn incense he was smitten with
leprosy, a dreadful, incurable and unclean disease. This judgment 'came
upon him as a consequence of his
overweening pride and vanity. He
was thrust out of the sanctuary���excluded from God's house. Indeed, his
own conscience smote him, and he
hurriedly went out because he knew
that the Lord had smitten him. Hc
not only was .excluded from the place
of worship, 'but was dethroned. His
son Jothani was made regent. His
judgment was:
. 1. Sudden. The Lord smote him
while, attired as priest, with censer in
hand. Vre'iuently -God's -judgments
are speedy. '2. Severe. The leprosy
broke forth upon his forehead. The
same judgment befell Miriam for
speaking against Moses (Num. 12:10),
and Gehazi for lying to Elisha (II.
Kings 5:27).. Great sins demand
severe punishment. S.-Conspicuous.
Azariah and all the priests looked up
and beheld the leprosy (v. 20). The
spot on Uzziah's forehead proclaimed
him as the object ot God's wrath.
How many today are bearing about
the   marks   of   sin���God's judgment!
4. Humiliating. He was henceforth
unclean���cut off .from the congregation.   This is what sin   always   does.
5, Fatal. It ended in death. 'IThe
wages oC sin is death" (Rom.' 6:23).
The Accommodating Verger
A new curate wanted to make a
good impression, if being his first
sermon. He was determined ,not to
neglect his personal appearance.
Smoothing his hair, he said to" the
old verger: "Could you -get me a
glass? ���   A small one will do.' -'-
The verger hurried , away, s but
soon - returned concealing something
under his coat. ''J know what?-nervousness is," he said. .'T've brought
you a whole bottle."
Something to Keep in Mind
A Paris professor has it now. Six
flies in tour months had a family of
3.9S5.C06,5S7,755 descendants. This
information should be pondered" over
by us all during the remaining months Transcript,
of the winter, so that we may be duly
' zealous in swatting the fly when the
fly-swatting season arrives.
we
would recommend
" MILBURN'S
HEART AND NERVE PILLS
as the best remedy to tone up the system and strengthen the weakened organs,
Mrs. Daniel Bezanson, Loganville",
N.S., writes:���"As 1 was troubled with
a weak heart for nearly two years I
am writing to tell you what your great
remedy, Milburn's Heart and Nerve
Pills, has done for me.
My heart was so bad at night I
could not sleep, I would take smothering spells, and was so weak I could
not do my housework. I tried two
doctors, but got no results. A friend
advised me to try your pills. I used
six boxes and am completely relieved.
I think they are the best remedy for
heart trouble there is."    .    -
Price, 50c a box at all dealers, or
mailed direct on receipt of price by
The T. Milburn Co., Limited, Toronto,
Ont.
Canada as a Dependency
Realization of Fact Means Better
Citizens Declares Eastern  M.P.
Speaking to the Reform Club at
Montreal, W. F. Carroll, M.P. for Cape
Breton South and Richmond, deprecated the talk that Canada was a nation and insisted thai such was the
case even though we have all political and religious freedom. "We are
not a nation," he said, "and the quicker we undeceive ourselves, the sooner
we will become better Canadians. We
are a, dependency of the British
crown. Nationhood implies the right
to make treaties and settle our own
differences. H you want proof rliat
we are not a nation, look at the privy
council." Not a bill becomes law until it is sanctioned by the King-in flie
person of the Governor-General." ' He
believed that nationhood would develop greater statesmen. In'conclusion, Mr. Carroll said: '    "
VI am not talking with a view to
independence or with a view to sev-"
ering .onr connection with the mother country."-"
"Them Wuz the Days!" "-
It has been discovered that ia,Gardiner, Maine, a school teacher was
paid $1 a week in 1935, the town paying an additional dollar for her board.
And probably some of The voters were
grumbling at the reckless extravagance of the    seelect   men.���Boston
Health Is Kept, If You Observe Thit
SIntaluta, Sask.���"I have taken Dr.
Pierce's , Golden Medical Discovery
for liver tro*ibl�� and found it excellent and wonld not be without it. I
suffered from congestion of th�� liver
abont six years ago and I always say
that this medicine cured me. I have
��.Ii�� given it to ray family for colds
asd it cured rlwra in a very, short
tiaae." ���Mrs. Enoch MitcftslL 3oz
12 9.
In China are to be found in cimila-
tion, lumps of gold and silver bearing
marks which show that they were
first issued hundreds of years ago. In
shape they are square, oval or oblong,
and thej* weigh anything up to one
and a half pounds.
- The Ganges, India's ko.'* - important river, is 1,557 miles lovi,*:. and is
navigable for a distance -if SCO miles
from the sea.
A married man says that a thing of
beauty ceases to be a joy when hia
wife wants one like it.
A bear rarely lives over 20 years, a
wolf 20 and a fox 16.
EYES
SunWnd'Buif^anders
B3X*lM5*SSGu��SQU->"Sir D^JS^S *��OPT!CW_��
mat for nss m Sock. hu&s. co. ctjxaso
World is Like Japanese Lantern
Bulges Under Pressure of Sun and
Moon Says Prof.  Evans
"Greenwich has apparently drifted
as much as half a mile toward the
equator in the last 18 years." This
is a declaration by Prof. J. W. Evans,
famous astronomer.
"Naples is one-third of a mile
south of where it was 15 years ago,"
adds Prof. Evans, "and between
1S72 and 1913, Cambridge, Mass.,
moved 26 feet away from Greenwich,
England."
Prof. Evans adds that experiments
show that the earth bulges under the
pull of tlie sun and moon, in an up
and down movement of about IS
inches.
"The world is like a Japanese lantern,*' lie says. "It tends to telescope
if the poles are pressed toward each
other stoutly, but resisls pressure in
other directions."
Just Needed Studying
Clock Was All Right If Vou Understood It.
The cleaning of the big clock on
the English House of Parliament reminds a story teller of his grandfather's clock, which he treasured
very highly in his Gloucestershire
family. The ancient in whose house
it stands tells visitors that nobody in
the household understands much
about it except himself, thugh the
clock, lie insists, is a good timekeeper. "It only wants studying a
bit," he says. "Vou see, when the
hands stand at 12 it strikes 2, and
then 1 know it is twenty minutes to
Train Boyhood of Canada
Speaking at Hamilton, Lord _33yng
said that while it was easy to "officiate as a servant of the King, il was
a difficult task to represent liini.
"There are one or two things with
which a Governor-General may possibly identify himself, and one is the
boyhood of your grcat_ Dominion."
It-would he his ambition in five
years of service Hi the Dominion to
make the boyhood of Canada into fine
Canadians, '  ���
THC
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bank on
Frails Battermilk
Baby Chick Food
Sold ercrywiere oa. oar tatra-
*.r b*ck,ga*raniee. ADVICS
FREE. Tell a* yoto troaM-.
PRATT FOOD CO. OF
CAKABA,' LIMITED
Tor oat o ��� ITHE   LEDGE,   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH   COLUMBLK.
THE LEDGE
Is J2.00 a ye��r strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when n��t p��id for three montlis or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the.; United States $2.50, always in advance.
G. W. A. SMITH
Lessee
ADVERTISING RATES
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices     7.00
Bstray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1.00
Certificale of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears ir- notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
All other legal'advertising, 12 cents a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent insertion, nonpariel
measurement.
Transcient display advertising 50 cents
an inch each insertion.
Business locals I2^c, a "line each in-
eertion.
Greenwood Baseball Club
Trail's Zinc Schedule
The wrong road  never
you to the right place.
brings
Be it ever so homely   there'B no
face like your own.
Cold cash is often the means of
expressing warm sympathy.
The annual meeting of the
Greenwood Baseball club was held
in Gulley'a store on Thursday
evening last. There was a good
attendance and the coming season
is being looked forward to by followers of this great game.
The officers for the ensuing year
are: Hon. Pres., Hon. J. D. Mae-
Lean; Hon. Vice-Presidents, J. A.
MacKelvie, M. P.; J. L. White,
T. M. Gulley, V. S. Newton,
James Muir; President, H. McKee;
Vice-Presidents, G. S. Walters, W.
Walmsley; Sec.-Treas., TV Gurney
Randall; Manager, Geo. Gray;
executive committee, Charles Elliott, W. Walmsley, R. C.   Taylor.
A hearty vote of thanks was
tendered to Geo. Gray for hia able
services to the ball team last
season.
It was decided to hold practices
on Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week at the ball
grounds.
To  make a mistake  and
wail about.it is to make two.
then
Oim observation is that when a
flip young girl becomes flipper, she
becomes a flapper.
The reason the setting sun this
time of the year is so red is because it has to blush at the first
appearance of low necks and high
skirts. 	
The community that waits' for
the government to help it without
the people themselves loosening up
to help it along deserveb to stick in
the old rut.   	
One of the jokes of the age is the
statistical estimate of 4,S8S gallons
of beer and spirits conBamed in
Canada during the ' year 1921.
The unwritten estimates would no
doubt open the eyes of the wets.
Theke was a young girl in -a choir
Whose voice rosehqir and hoir
Till it reached such "a-height,
It-was clear out of sight
And  they, .found it next day on
��� ���- the spoir,    ...      -   ���---".  ,
Midway Pioneers
Two Kamloops old - timers,
Messrs. Malcolm Morrison and J.
R. Jackson, both of Midway, are
visiting here this week and express themselves as astonished at
the change in the appearance of
the city since they lived here. Mr.
Morrison is a C. P. R. pensioner.
He was employed here in the early
days and has not been' in town before in thirty years. "If I had
been travelling by airship," he
says, "I would never have picked
this town out as Kamloops. The
change has been wonderful." Mr.
Jackson is a brother of Mr. Fred
Jackson of this city and has visited
the town several times since the
old days of his residence here.���
Kamloops Telegram.
A zinc schedule, the first in the
history of Canadian mining, has
been issued by the Consolidated
Miuing & Smelting Company of
Canada, in connection with its
smelter at Trail, and particularly
in connection with a special plant
now being built by the corporation
to treat the custom zinc ores of the
Slocan and other Bilyer-lead-zinc
sections on similar lines to the
treatment of its own enormous
tonuage from the Sullivan mine.
The plant will be ready some
time in June. It is expected this
new departure will lead to the
opening of many properties that
otherwise would not have an incentive to open, besides assisting
many now operating.
The smelter will pay for from 60
to S5 per cent of the zinc, for 80
per cent of the gold and silver in
said zinc ore, and for 80 per cent
of the lead, less five units.
The gold, silver and lead recoveries will be in the smelting of the
residues after the leaching out of
the zinc, and the smelting charge
will be less as the zinc increases.
This is the greatest advance in
Kootenay mining since the conquest of the complex Sullivan ores
by the Consolidated at a cost of
S3.000,000.
DR. J.  M, BURNETT
Physician and Surgeon
Residence Phone 69
GREENWOOD. B.C.
TRUOK   FOR   HIRE
BY   DAY   or   CONTRACT
Wood For Sale
Second Hand Pipe, Rails,  Mining Cars
and other Mining Equipment
Reasonable Prices
Apply to J. YY- Clark. Pacific Hotel
"The Woman Gives"
Ik"- recent 7y ears no part ofthe
British ..empire has. made, greater
strides in  industrial. development
than Canada.    The war  induced a
more, rapid  growth in   industrial
production than could  have been
reasonably,   expected:- in. normal
times.    Today  Canada   reapB  the
reward of its. wholehearted . effort
to assist  the   cause of.  tbe allies;
transformation from-activities-of
'.war  to those- of. peace- has  been.
successfully;   accomplished, 7   and
- speaking generally,; industry in. the
-Dominion is in a   flourishing condition. 7 Canadian .education ia also
awake to new : ideas,.' and- young
; Canada need 7no. longer cross the
frontier to secure theV^advantages
offered by a_modern university, ,.,7
Save the Ghildreri Fund
: Though there.1 has7 been -a very
gratifying -response 7 to  the appeal
on behalf of the starving -Russian
children, there are still. maDy"who
have not; responded*  and1 who are
able feodo so.    It ia to such  that
-an appeal is-now made,  and made
..with all; the earnestness-that can
-possibly be put into it.
7The need in  Russia is just as
great; now as ever it was.    This
. .was made evident by the Btory told
: by .Professor   Atkinson   of   Melbourne, Auntralia,  fresh from tbe
. Ecepes in  famine stricken Russia.
In speaki hg of them he. says tha*
one has to steel one's heart against
; the horrors   they   are so terrible.
He furthermore says that the need
for help will continue,  until the
Eussian crop is harvested. V 7V7
7 Surely yoa will noi be deaf to
the appeal that is siade on behalf
of ,ibe Bassian children by 7 the
Canadian Committee of the Save
the children Faad? Make' yoar
contribution today.   IDqn't let this
Miss Norma.Talmadge has a role
which is admirably adapted to
bring out the many talents of this
popular young film star in *'The
Woman Gives" which will be the
attraction at - the Greenwood
Theatre on Saturday, April  22nd.
During the course of the picture
a party is given in which Inga
Souderson,..played by Miss . Talmadge, gives a. small appropriate
present to everyone from her patron
in the field, of art to the colored
elevator operator, - Each gift is
appropriate and may solve the
problems of the average woman
who finds herself - perplexed in
these days ;pf .high, prices. as Jo how
to make,the appropriate gift. '.-,
Porter���''Carry yc'  bag,
Never dub' a bottle yet."
boss?
SEMI-READY
Tailored Clothes
Men's Suits and Overcoats
A fine range of samples to select
from.     (Just arrived.) .
Now* on view at
T.   THOMAS
Tailor and Cleaner
""' Greenwood
Send Your
BOOTS  and  SHOES
To
GEO. ARMSON, Grand Forks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material  guaranteed.   We
pay postage one way.   Terms Cash.
TREM0NT HOTEL
NELSON, B.C.
Nicely luruished rooms, by the
day, week- or month
F. Nilson
Proprietor
ASSAYER
E. W. WIDDOWSOJN, Assayer and
Chemist, Box biioS, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Copper or Lead
$r,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 ap-
plication.
The Rovornmeiit Of
The Proviuce Of British Columbia
RE SPECIAL
TIMBER LICENCES
MCPHERSON'S GARAGE
GRAND FORKS. B.C.
Agent for Dodge, Chevrolet, Studebaker,
and Overland cars. Garage in.connection..
D. McPHERSON        -       Proprietor
The attention of
Timber Licence holders who are
taking advantage of the provisions
of the 1921 Amendment to the
FOREST ACT, wherby arrears of
licence fees accrued prior to 31st
December. 1920 have been funded
and made payable in annual instalments, is specially directed to tbe
fact that any renewal fee which became due in 1921 is not included In
the instalments above mentioned, and
such 1921 and all subsequent renewal
fees must be paid within one year
after the date of expiry of the licence
in order to maintain the right of the
holder to obtain a renewal of the
Licence.
Battalion Orders for Clean
-Up Days, May 2 and 3 :
V ..*.'��� (By Order City.Council)-
Lfei-Col. Lawn Kake;70.;C.
���Sick/Parade 5.30 a.m.X"X-    V    ���
V Reveille 7 a.iii.   -' X'X'--  '���'���':'���'. V7 7
77 .7P. 1Y parade cancelled.      -yyX-
Ail. leave cancelled.: -  " ~: -.   7
... Breakfast'7.30.;a.iH.V--    .'""..
;   General" muster parade ait 8.15
a.m.    .Cooks,    batmen,     orderly
room stafE will  fall  in   with tbeir
respective companies.
Dress���Fatigue, with- rakes and
shovels, gas masks at the -���alert.''
Anyone found using water hoi-
ttes daring the march wiil be
severely dealt with.
Rum rations will not be issued
as the Q,. M. lost the keys.
Patrols will proceed with great
caution along the alley ways as it
has been reported that the enemy
have ammunition dumps in this
vicinity.   , *
Valuable documents each  as $5
bills to be turned into the Intelligence Department.  . .=y.
7 Last Post at 9.30 p. m.     7
opportanity of doing a good deed
pass..-: Send your contribution to
Sir.7George Barn, Treasurer;. of
3ave She Children Fund, Elgin
Building, Ottawa,   . V      ; -Xx
Very Old HigMani
WHISKEY
Supplied to the P; &, O. Steamship Line
for over forty years;, to His Majesty's
Transports; to many exclusive Clubs and
Officers'. Messes all. over the world.
15   YEARS   MATURED.      ,.Ask  for
Gatto'sV: '-'���;-."";." ^-~':-X'' ;'��� -- ��� ~^--.-
���   .For Sale at   ..-
" GOVERNMENT , LIQUOR STORES
ramme
(Cot out tbis Proi*ramme for reference)
Rock Creek Dramatic Society
WILL PRESENT
"MAGIC PILLS"
IN THE
Greenwood Theatre on April 21st
Under the Auspices of the Greenwod Boy Scouts
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���Economy and Satisfaction 1
combined with Promptness J��
are the features which go to 3
makewth^Se^iceWpveJ
our customers.     Are  you |
. xxxyyx' .��� '=3
��= one of them?
1 WE PRINT
(Rnled or Plain)
Envelopes, Billheads,
(All Sizes)
usmess
gers, Etc.,
PHONE 29
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ACT I
Office���NEW YORK
Miss Perilla.. Stenographer Miss E. Pittendrigh
Mr. Percy Tours Silk Merchant Mr. C. O. Bodman
Dr. Killem Quack Doctor Mr. Hardcastle
Bill... '.  Office Boy- Mr. T. Pittendrigh
Mr. Percy Tours takes his first pill and wakes up in Japan.
ACT II-JAPAN
Someboyur .....Silk Merchant (late Mr. P. Tours)............Mr. P. Wilson
Urakid .His Wife Miss Hookham
SomeFrandur Her lover and tutor  Mr. H. L. T.Martin
San Reposa Friend of wife Miss Gane
San Toya ;..      "       "     " .' Mrs. Reed
San Wystaria       "       "     "  Mrs. Rock
O. Mimosa Gheishas; Miss Debney
O. Jasmine        " Mrs. Rock
O.Rosa        "        '. Miss R. Madge
O. Iris ;        " '. Miss N. Reed
Somboyur on taking a second pill visits Egypt.
ACT 111���EOYPT
Suliman Cobbler Mr. P. Wilson
Kasim  ....Merchant (late Someboyur) Mr. S. Pittendrigh
Naida .'.". Hia Wife Miss Hookham
AH Baba Naida*srejected lover ', ..Mr. P. Wilson
Chu Chin Chow Robber chief and Naida's lover Commander Lewis
Vasili  1st Robber Mr. Norria
Ajib ; 2nd Robber Mr. Rock
Afmet 3rd Robber Mr. Walker
Gezel  1st Dancing Girl Miss M. Caldwell
Melik 2nd     " " Miss J. Caldwell
Gulia Stall Ke*per Mrs. E. Richter
Astra Buyer Mrs. W. Johnstone
Fatima .Buyer Mra. Rock
2Jaro  Singer i.Mr. Hatton
Upon taking the 3rd pill Kasim finds himself in Spain.
ACT IV���SPAIN
Alphonse Constantino ... The Huaband (late Kasim) Mr. W. Hatton
Thomas Tompkins Tourist guide Mr. C. O. Bodman.
Carmine.; -The wife Mrs. Atkinson
Picaro A Matador -. J. Warrington
Pedro A Toreador in love with Carmine Capt. Atkinson
Sylvie A flower girl of uncertain affections Mra. Gane
Stickaro .-.' ................A Matador.     S. Pittendrigh
Rosetta ���Flower girl  Miss Williams
Juanita v.;.     "        .." .........MisslE.Pittendrigh
The husband searching for kis wife encounters difficulties * takes the final pill.
Thc scenery in Spain made by CO. Bodman and B. Gane. "
Ballet Mistress, Mrs. Fenwick Wilson. .   7 ,
GOD   SAVE   THE   KING
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
> ] OpcM, Smelting and Refining Department .
TUJL, BRITISH COLUMBIA
SMELTERS AND REFINERS
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Ores
Producers   of   Gold,   Silver,  Copper,. Bluestoae,  Fig  Lead  and Zinc
��        '-TADANAC* BRAND
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PALACE AUTO LIVERY AND STAGE
W. I. DOCKSTEADER. PROP.
Auto Stage twice dally to Midway meeting Spoksne, Grand
:    Forks and Nelson train, leaving Greenwood at 8 a.m.
For Oroville, Wenatohee and Princeton leave* Greenwood, 3 p.m.
Fare $1.50 E*ch Way.   Hand Baggage Free.   Tronki Carried.
Express siaiMY*Dr��Hr. Asto-s for sirs Dsy or Mictit
-   Ws carry Tlrts. Oils. Cresses. Hsy sift Grsis
Office Psoitis. 7 Kssllcics fhoie 3L
When you have something
to sell, put a
For Sale Ad
In The Ledge     ,
The charge is reasonable
Synopsis of
Land Act Amendments
Minimum price of [first-class land
reduced to $5<an acre; second-class to
$2.50 an acre. ���������..' ^
Pre-emption now confined to surveyed lands only.
Records will be granted covering
**_ly land suitable -for agricultural
purposes and which is non-timber
land.
Partnership pre-emptions abolished
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent' pre-emptions
with joint residences, but each making '
necessary improvements on respective
claims.  .
Pre-emptors must occupy ' claims
for five ��years and must make improvements to value of $10 per acre,
including clearing and cultivation of
at least 5 acres, before receiving
Crown Grant. c
Where pre-emptor in occupation not
less 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 applicant
makes improvement to extent of $300
per annum and records same-each
year. Failure to make improvements
or record same will operate aa forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained in
less than 5 years, and improvements of
$10.00 per acre, including 5 acres cleai-
ed and cultivated, and residence of at '
least 2 years are required.        4
Pre-emptors, 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.
Un surveyed areas not exceeding 20
acres, may be leased as homesites; title '
to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For grazing and industrial purposes
areas exceeding 640 acrea 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.
PRE-EMPTORS' FREE GRANTS ACT
The scope of this Act is enlarged to
include all persons joining and serving
with His Majesty's Forces. The time
in which the heirs or devisees of a de:
ceased pre-emptor may apply for title
under this act is extended from one
year from the death of such person, aa
formerly, until one year after the con*
elusion of the present war. This priv- .
ilege is made retroactive.
No fees relating to pre-emptions are
due or payable by soldiers on pre-emptions recorded after June 26, 1918.
Taxes are remitted for five yeara.
Provisions for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August
4,1914, on account of payments, fees or
taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.
Interest on agreements to purchase
town or city lots held by members of.
Allied Forces, or dependents, acquired
direct or indirect, remitted from enlistment to March 31st, 1920.
. SUB-PURCHASERS OP CROWN LAND
Provision  made   for  insurance   oi
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-pHrehasers.de -
not claim whole of original parcel, pur*,
chase price due and taxes may be distributed   proportionately    over  whole
area.   Applications must be made by
May 1,1920.    -.-.-���
GRAZING
] Graaing 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 estab- .
Hahed owners. Stock owners may form
Associations, for range management.
Free, or partially, free, permits for
settlers, campers or travellers up to ten
head.'   ' - - -
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;    the Mineral Proyince of Western Canada
TO END OF DECEMBER, 1920 ^
H#4 produced Minerals valued as follows: 7 Placer Gold, $75,944,203; Lode
Gpld, $102,?63,*28; BiWer, t5Sf��6S,28��f Lead $46,637,221} Copper, 8161,613,864;
Zine.^lMW^esVOoaland Coke, 1212,578,492; Enilding Stone,^TBrick, Cement,       V'
etc., ��82,158,217^lfi���celiaheotfS Miner*.!, <jtc, $l,037,408;jnaking lis Mineral
,.'   Prodaefcioa 6o the end of 1929 show anX-X-X-',
Ag^te Value P* $706,192,978 ^
Protection fer Year Ending December. 1920, $35,543.p84V
The Mixing Laws of tbis Province are saore liberal and the fees lower
than those of an j other Province in the Dominion, or any colony in the British
Empire.
Mineral locations .aregranted to discoverera for nominal fees.
Abaolate lilies are obtained by developing auch properties, She7s6coriiy
of which Is ��C��-&&$ee4 by Crown Grafts.
Fall iaforaatiQB, together with mining Reports and Maps, may be obtained
gratia by addreesiae���   .."'
THE mn. TEE MINISTER OF MIKES
VICTORIA. BfitisH Columbia.

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