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Vol.   XXVI.
No. 47
Cosy Homes
Make your home cosy and attractive by fillinjr it with some
of our choice and elegant Furniture. Carpets and Pictures-
Use our Crockery, Granite and Tinware in your kitchens
and dining rooms
Oils for machines of all kinds, coupled with a large stock of
well-assorted Hardware
We carry a large line of
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j. G. McMynn, Midway
Order Your Garden
Seeds Now
Phone 46      LEE & BRYAN
Around Home
Independent Meat Market
Phone 5 MEYER & WILLIAMS, Proprietors,
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Laco Tungsten Lamps
25 to 50 Watt Lamps���SOc each,
100 Watt Lamps���$1.25 each,
60 Watts
100    ���'
200   ��
-   <*   ���   $1.25 each
*��   -" -    2.00 ������'
��' ��   ���    3.50 ��  '
Greenwood City Waterworks Co.
P. O. Box 1102      - ���:    Nelson, B.C
and JEWELLERY       ;
.. In Great Variety  .
Suitable For Presents
Approbation parcels of any line of my
goods sent upon request
Watch repairing attended to in a prompt"
and" efficient manner.
MEAGHER &  Co., 511 Baker St.
. For High Class Dry Goods, and Ladies Ready to
Wears and Millinery
We  Always  Show*. The Newest  First
Kodaks,; fiiif line" of Films
and Supplies at
Goodeve Drug Store
The WINDSOR  HOTEL   is   heated  with   steam
and electricity.  ' Fine sample rooms. " A comfortable home 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.
oooooooooooooooooooooooooo oooooooooooooooooooooooooo
The companions of Victory are
Work and Thrift. If the people of
Canada practise these essentials, our
great problems of reconstruction can
be settled tb the mutual benefit of all. /'
Don't waste! Save and prosper.
y-X v- XZ   $15,00D,000,
.v A;.XXy $15,000,000
.-;,"GREENWOOD: BRANCH, i;.E. Brawders, Manager..
Daily Newspaper
Ton WW.'Lite
BECAUSE- of- its fuAJi
leased wire service of
foreign cables and
Canadian and Affl^rr-
can news.
BECAUSE oi its complete
market reports.
BECAUSE of ita  service
of Kootenay-Boundary
.. ;���: news,���'.. including   the
/   .worthwhile .events  in
your   own  and. adja^.
cent districts,- ; ....
BECAUSE while its chief
,    '; purpose is tp give all
;. the best of the world
.  arid district news hot
/./' off the wires, .it never
���'������:forgets;: that  it  is  a
.Kootenay r Boundaryr
:) institution,  depending
:; 'for. its success, on the
��� ��� ''--success of the people;
of the district, striv-
'/ing. always to "aid in
the. . development'/* of
;/ our industries, and re-
"   ..-sources. '���  -,"-
It reaches yout po%
office a few hours
after   it   is   pointed
/���-If . you ��� 'are ;���'not/,.a   .sub*. -";:
/ scriber -" send - 60o.;   for.--'-a ..
- -��� month's   subscription Ver-' $8.'-'.
-for, one. year. .: . '- '.'������
June 3, the King's birthday.
Don't fail to"-""register before
July 1, 1920.      ; X
Harry Bryan was in Vancouver last week.
Daniel McKee relumed from
Victoria last Week.
Born.���On May 20, to Mr. and
and Mrs. F. Maletta, a son.
Two men are working at the
Crescent mine near Greenwood*
D. R. McElmon, watchmaker
and Jeweller,  Greenwood,   B,   C.
Fishing opened 1st of May.
Full line" of tackle  at Goodeve's.
Dick Whitford of Carmi, was
on a business trip to town last
Mrs. George Coleman of Ymir,
is the guest of "her daughter,
Mrs. J. A. Fraser.
. W. J. Fry, teller in 'the Bank
of Montreal/is on a visit to relatives at Port Haney.
Miss Dorothy Burns, of Oro-
villev is the guest of Mr. and
Mrs. W. E. Stanaway.
Snow-White a bright and stirring Operetta in the Greenwood
Theatre, Friday June 25.
After spending two weeks'
holiday in Penticton, Ross Wood
returned to town on Sunday.
The will be a Concert ; and
Dance at Riyerside Hall, Rock
Creek, on Wednesday June 9.
Allan Comber arrived in town
on Monday from Victoria, and is
now employed at the Providence
Mrs. M. Johnson left last week
for Kimberley, where Mr, Johnson is employed at the Sullivan
mine. ��� -  ���   -   -- ..-v., . -     ^ -
Mrs. Robinson and son Cyril,
left on Tuesday morning - for
eastern Arizona, where Mr. Robinson is employed,
Gordon McLaren arrived home
on Sunday, from attendingnor-
mal school in Vancouver, having
passed his examinations.
Miss Victoria Shillcock/ of
Kettle \ Valley, is operator at
the local telephone office during
Miss Eva Murray's absence.
Miss Ruth Swanson, Elmer
and George Swanson left for
Copper , Mountain ou Sutiday
after visiting friends in town for
a few days.
Some very rich samples of ore
were taken out of the Providence
mine last Friday, and these can
be see on display in the Goodeve
Drug Store.
The strike of, the ground men
on the high power line was settled last week, and the men
have returned to work, with an
increase of wages. The present-j
scale is $5.10 a day.
Mrs. Hugh'1 McKee and Miss
Josephine McKee arrived in-the
city on Monday���from Victoria,
where Miss' McKee wa;V successful in passing the final examination at the normal school.:. ,-\
Mrs. A, R. Royce; retired ..from
the milk business ;in Greenwood
on;May 31. The route has.; been
taken oyer by George Hartley, a
returned soldier, who commenced
delivering/milk. oh "Tuesday
morning. /.." '/-*//.
-- We have "opened for business
in.the Rendell Block store,/and.
have a . complete line of /fresh
groceries and will also,carry fresh.
fruit in season/ Soliciting your
patronage which .will he appreciated. Taylor & Jenkin, Greenv
wood, B.. C
Mrs. I. D. McL'ennon. of Ed-,
monds, Grand Chief of the jurisdiction of B. C, paid an official
yisit to the Prosperity '.Temple
this week.., Mrs. McLennbn.said
that .the local Temple wasbetter
conducted than many of the city
Temples; and congratulated the
Sisters - on their -���" wel 1 ��� -'.-.'m a ha ged,
local.;/ .The .Qrand Chief .was'.en-
tertained tpldinner al Mrs/Ckrf's
oh Monday: andon ..the following'
day tbjunch: at; Mrs.   Morrison's..
Saturday's Public Meeting
Hon. -John Oliver, Premier of
British Columbia/and Hon. J. D.
MacLean,. Provincial Secretary,
arrived in Greenwood on Saturday afternoon from Penticton, and
addressed a large and attentive |
audience in the evening at the local
theatre. Mayor T. M. Gulley
acted as chairman and introduced
the speakers, leading off with the
Hon. Dr. MacLean the member
for this riding. Dr. MacLean had
only intended speaking for a few
minutes as he could be heard at
anytime, while the Premier waB
only able to be here on special,
occasions, but, on being asked he
gave a brief outline of the policy of
bhe government as to returned
soldiers and what they have done
for them.
���( Premier Oliver was then introduced by the chairman and on rising was greeted with loud applause.
The Premier is also Minister of
Railways and in this capacity he
was able to give a thorough outline
of the railway policy of the government, dealing principally on the
history of the P. G. E. railway and
the Hanes charges in connection
with it.   .
The financial position of the
province was also dealt on. The
premier stated that: they found
very little money in the treasury
when they took office. The late
government, by tying up the lands
and timber in the hands of speculators and collecting 21 years in
advance, towards the ond of their
"boom," for timber licenses, had
swelled,the .revenue from $2,638,-
000 in 1903-4 to $12,500,000 in
19J 3 when the bottom dropped out
of that- unsound financing by exploiting the country, instead of developing it, and by 1916, when the
late government went out of power
the revenue had fallen to $6,250,-
000 with an annual expenditure of
8117000,000. "We had to raise
your taxes," added the Premier,
and we went after the unpaid back
taxes, with the result that the next
year we had raised the revenue to"
68,800,000, and last year we restored the revenue to $12,500,000.
We have taken a large proportion
of the .increased taxation, from-the
big corporations and the more
wealthy classes, raising 82,000,000
per annum now from the income
tax alone."
The, last subject on which the
Premier touched was the Woman
Suffrage Act, an act passed by thig
Government giving the ' mother
equal guardianship of tbe children
with the father, and an act establishing juvenile courts and also
providing homes for. incorrigible
children, where' medical examination and treatment/ were given
those whose mental condition. waB
found to. be responsible for their
moral .delinquency, /The = fixing of
a minimum wage for women and
also . prescribing . the conditions
under which they shall- labor, was
another act of -this Government,
from which over 2>000 women have
already benefitted;: similar provisions had been inade for girls under
18 years, of age. Then laws have
been passed; protecting wives
deserted by their, husbands, providing for childless married couples
legally adopting children, and an
act ihis lasfe session* providing for.
mothers' pensions.
/The meeting came/to c!o��e by
singing the national anthem, after
which three '������'.hearty .cheers and a
tiger-were'given ;;"jfdij the /Premier.'
.Send;'a". Floated your,, friends at
once./ X Ybu /can/get^ them" Xa t
,Tbe-Leidge o^eXZyXiXxiXZy-
IWestern Float}
A party of 19 McGill men are
on a tour of the Kootenays.
The canning plant will be moved
from Walhachin to Kamloops.
7 'b :      '���
A branch of the Canadian Bank
of Commerce has been opened in
The C. P. R. will build another
Tug and Car-Barge for use on the
Okanagan lake.
A blacksmith shop owned by
William Liddicoat was destroyed
by fire in Grand  Forks last week.
One hundred and seventy-five
new teachers graduated afe the Normal school in Winnipeg, lasfe week.
The Pacific Cable board is considering the duplication of its
cable from Canada to the Antipodes.
The Prince Ruperfe Lumber Company has received an order to ship
1,500,000 feet of Sitka spruce to
England via Montreal.
The treaty between the United
States and Canada covering the
sockeye salmon fisheries was signed
in Washington on May 25.
Gill nets and drag seines may be
used for the capture of little red
fish or so called Kokanee, in Okanagan, Arrow and  Kootenay lake.
Canadian cents of a new size
were struck at the mint for the
'first time lasfe month. The first
two coins minted were presented
by the master of the mint to Sir
Thomas White.
William Burns, for many years
principal of the Provincial Normal
School afe Vancouver, is to retire
at his own request. He will be
succeeded in August by David M.
Robinson, B. A.- ��� '- -  ----- -	
H. E. Beasley, manager of the
Union Steamship company, Vancouver, was killed instantly last
week, when an aeroplane in which
he was taking- flight went into a
nose spin 4500 feet up and crashed
to the ground.
All advertising   signs   on the
public highway,  33 feet froin the
center of road, after July 1, will
be destroyed by  the roadmen.    Ife
is contrary to the Highway Act
to put advertising signs   on - the
The Daily Mail's correspondent
wifeh the Prince of Wales, wiring
from Dunedin, N. Z , says thafe
His Royal Highness, after visiting
India'in the" winter, will return via
the Strait Settlements, China,
Japan and Canada, where he will
visife his Alberta ranch, rejoining
the Renown at Halifax.
Shortage of men for Manitoba
farms exist in spite of fehe fact fehat
wages this year are the highest
ever paid for farm help. -J. A.
Bowman, , provincial superintendent of immigration, said recently.
Experienced men are, offered 875
to $80 and board. Places at this
wage are open for.300 or 400 men.
.. Gold valued.", at 812,000,000
brought to ;,Vancouver - last week
from Hong Kong in the steamship
Empress of Russia has. been shipped feo Han .Francisco .under* heavy
guard. The money was Russian
funds that bad been kept -in vaults
of:. Hong Kong', banks for three
years. The liner also brought 630
tons of silk.,'
Search is being made at Cumberland Honse. for ten casks of rum
which, according to Indian legends
have been buried there for the last
century and a half, says a report
from The Pas,. Manitoba. The
story which has been handed down
is that the rum . was brought into
the north by. a French trading
party, who stopped at Cumberland
Honse and were turned back by
the Hudson Bay people after they
had. hidden the liquor which had
been .intended for Indian trade.
The alleged cache is' supposed to
include also merchandise,, muskets
andamnauhition,' but it is thought
that these goods may have aged to
the same J advantage as the rom
which is. the eublecfe of the search.
Mining- News
Halfway lakp,   at  Mile 159 on
the  Hudson   Bay railway,   is the
acene of a curious  mine,  Baid to
contain platinum,  copper, nickel-,,
gold and silver.
The Tarn O'Shanter, at Rioudel,
of which C. F. Sherwin is one of
the owners, made a trial shipment
of 56 tone of ore to the Trail
smelter last month.
At present fehe-richest gold field
in the world is in South- Africa,
which yielded in 1910 a value of
$175,000,000 somewhat exceeding
the combined yield of the United
States and Australia.
The famous Silver Islet mine
near,Fort William, Ont., is to be
reopened soon. Three million dollars in pure silver was taken from
this mine between 1870 and 1878,
when the prospects were abandoned
owing to flooding.
The Ivanhoe property afe Sandon,
operated by the Rosebery-Surprise
Mining company, resumed operations on May 27. The Boson property at New Denver, "operated by
the same company, is working full
strength. At Three Forks, the
McAllister is in the list of active
Work- has commenced at the
���Velvet mine west of Rossland/
This mine is under lease to Mr/<
Innis of Sandon. Some months ago'
the Granby Consolidated Mining
and Smelting Company took over
the property and the mine was un-
watered and worked for a time
bufe the company later on, decided
to,quit the place.
A loan of $50,000 to the British
Columbia. ^epajstmenfr/of. ��� Mjmes
under the Hon. William Sloan was
authorized lasfe month afe a meeting
of fehe advisory council of fehe department of industries. The $50,-,
000 is to be used to send out 25
parties of returned soldiers'as prospectors to explore and. discover
mineral wealth in various parts of
the province. The department of
mines will undertake fehe supervision ~and carrying out of the
William Lancaster, inspsctor of
mines for the Kootenay district,
was instantly killed at noon on
Saturday when an automobile in
which he was driving overturned
on a small bridge on the Coal
Creek-mine road,-about-two and-
one-half miles from Fernie, according to a report from that city.
Mr. Lancaster has been inspector
of mines at Fernie for nearly three
years, and previoaf to that feime
was assistant manager of fehe
Crow's Nesfe Coal company mines
at Coal Creek for a considerable
period. ^^^^
"A great deal of work is now
going on,afe the property of the
Princeton mining and development company, situated aboufe five
miles below Princeton on tbe lino
of the Great Northern railway. A
force of men are now building an
engine an boiler house and installing a boiler and compressor. A new
blacksmith shop has been built and
other improvements made. When
the machinery is installed two
machine drills will be used in driving a raise a distance'of 192 feet to
connect with the No. 2 tunnel."������
Princeton Star.
A force oFmen are dismantlings
fehe tramway between the Lone.
Star mine and Boundary Falls.
The equipment will be shipped to
Coalmont, where ife -will be installed between the coal mine on
the hill near that. town and the
railway afe thafe , point.. The
tramway will be nsed to handle fehe
output of the mine, as the owners
consider it the most profitable way
of transportation. This coal mine
is rapidly coming to the front as a
shipper of high grade coal, and"
it is reported that the Great Northern railway wiil nse considerable of
the output on its freight engines
i between Spokane and Princeton.
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5   %#*--?? THE     LEDGE,     GREENWOOD,     B.     C.
Good Prospects in
Irrigation Block
On The Farm
means the same attractive styles���the same easy comfort��� the
same sound economy���that Fleet Foot means in the city.
Have two or three pairs of Fleet Foot���brown ones for work about
the farm���white ones when work is over and pleasure begins
You can have several pairs of Fleet Foot for the price of one nair
of leather shocs.
There are styles ancl sizes for men, women
and children���for week-day and Sunday���
for work and holiday time.
Ask your dealer for Fleet Foot
Remit by Dominion Express Money Order.
li lost  or stolen,  vou  get  vour  monev  back.
I advise the purchase, nnd am making a
specialty of
and i.a\ prepared, at any time, to buy,.or
ael!   large  or  small  lots.
J.   B.   MARTIN,
Member Winnipeg: Stock Exchange
232   CURRY   BLDG.      -   - WINNIPEG
Poland's Improved Position
Cook's Cotton Root Corapoacfi
A. taft, reliable renulating
���medicine. Sold in three decrees of strength���No. 1, SI;
No. 2, ��3; No. 3, $5 per boi.
Sold by oil druKii��t��, or neat
prepaid or. receipt of price,
Freo pamphlet. Addrcni;
1010HT0. ONT. (FmbmIj WlidMr.)
Victories in Russia Enable Thtm To
Consider Peace Negotiations
_ Victories won by the Polish armies
in Russia have, placed Poland in such
a position that within a short timc
, it will be able to resume peace negotiations with the Bolshcviki, the Polish Legation was informed by its government.
"The Polish government," thc cable
message stated, "has given proof of
its peaceful intentions in notes and
official communications. Thc manner
in- which Poland has treated the
Ukrainian question proves the complete absence of any imperialistic
aspirations or intentions of conquest.
The victories of our army have placed
us in a position that within a short
lime we will be able to reconsider
peace, leaving to the Soviet government thc privilege of choosing the
p'iacc for the negotiations from
among the places proposed by Poland
and whicli will answer the purpose
for which intended." o
Swedish Colony on Bow Slope Are
A few miles south/of Brooks, in thc
eastern section of the Canadian Pacific Railway's Irrigation project in
southern Alberta, a very productive
district has sprung up during the last
two or three years. This district lies
to the north of the Bow River on
what is known as thc Bow Slope, and
has been found especially sliited to
In onc of thc best parts of thc Bow
Slope is the Swedish colony of Upland, which was established in 1918
and which now has a population of
about 300 people and an area close to
8,500 acres under crop.    In 1918 the
Land or Settlement
Millions of Acres of Arabic Land In
The West Lying
To foster co-operation   and    unity
Huge Irrigation Projects
More Land Is Brought Under Irrigation in Alberta
Another large area of land in south-
I ern Alberta has been brought under
between east and west in Canada, to j irrigation    during   the last few days
people 20,000,000 acres of vacant lands ' when water was turned into the main
and thereby secure a vastly increased
national production, to enlarge the
domestic market and reduce the Dominion's war debt��� these are among
the notable purposes of the Western
Canada Colonization Association. The
promotion of desirable immigration is
the solution proposed, and for this
purpose a fund of $1,500,000 will be
It is estimated that there arc at
least twenty million acres of arable
land lying within twenty miles of cx-
acrcagc under crop was 600,,in 1919 j isting     railways,  exclusive  of  thosc
2,200 acres were cropped and this
ycar an authoritative source statcs
that 8,362 acres of land has been seeded.
Thc Bow Slope produced heavy
crops last ycar and lhc settlers there
look for heavy production in 1920, as
conditions are in cvery way a great
deal more favorable. About 4,000
acres of the total area in crop is bcing seeded to flax, it having proved a
splendid crop, especially on new brok-
hcld by< the government, the Hudson
Bay Company and the railways, that
should bc brought under cultivation.
Thc Western Canada Colonization
Association, having behind it thc
whole business confidence of the
three western provinces, and many
business and financial leaders in eastern Canada, is endeavoring to conduct
iji work which thc government cannot
do, and its motives arc regarded as
so worthy (,hat thc utmost co-opera-
Plant is Insect Terror
Has the Properties of A Sticky Fly
Paper and No Insect Can
Escape ������
��� -One .of the" most, curious plants is
found, in thc vivarium. cf the Penn-
-.sylvania University. ' The name of
this woncfcrul plant is the Pinguecula
' Canadata, and the name is as long
as the-plant is,, small.. The plant is
small, and modest and has.a pretty
flower and pretty leaves: -Despite its
innocent looks and small size it.-is.
an object: of terror, .to all insects.. For
it has the "qualities, of fly paper'and
.should-any guileless insect stop upon
its; sticky leaves- it- could -never get
away because the leaves have a "sticky
substance -upon them, which retains
the insect. .As- every insect '-passes'
this plant, its inviting look tempts, in-
' sects -to spend. a -.few minutes of ��� rc-
.' creation."upon-.its pretty "leaves.'. But
' alas! it never\leaycs'the-surface.of the
leaves until it"-isabsorbcd;.by- this fly-
. catcher, when it goes, to enrich :the
constitution, of-thc" plant. '   .As  the
. leaves" arc always- covered' with -in-
-.sects, the plant nourishes into, one of
-;thc"'m"osk" thrifty, "plants.-  -"This1 in-'
sect-catcher"-of, Dante Nature "would;
. bc_a'-.bbph- .and.:.a -blessing' to ..'many'
hou'sewivqS:.v/h6;.are--' troubled    with
. mosquitos and-flies. " For if-a few.of
r these plants.'wcrc placed oh'a.table,
in  a room,infested' with  the abovc-
'. "��� nanie'd * insects, the'; room ""would; soon
- be free from ..these -little pests .which
arc so ..abundant .during " the ,- warm
-.weather.���-Inving W.v.Finklc.   .
K��ep Minard's Liniment in the house.
Don't Quit the Home Garden
World. Shortage of Food Incentive to
.Increased Production ���
During, the war a drive was -made
to persuade people in. cities, to-help
win it by "consuming" less--food ancl
.by raising what they could in .yards
and gardens. Their response in/both"
directions did" help win- the, war. and"
with that tremendous strain over with
there-has'been a-general let-down/
which, coupled with continued shortage 'of farm labor and unsatisfactory
crop, conditions, constitutes -another
serious threat "to. the' maintenance-of
the ,w.orld on anything'like"- a normal
food' basis.' '���;��� "' - - -"';���".,    - :.\   .
The. winter/wheat crop 'seems--e'er-
lain; to-fall, 250,000,000 '"bushels" below
the 7332,000,000 bushels, of .last" year.
The-spring .crop, it" is,estimated, will'
add riot more than." 200,000,000 bushels, giving a': total' of "perhaps '650/-
000,000. .In .other words, unless the.
scraping -of Jbins. brings"out-an- unexpected ->urpliis,. 'pur-wheat production
will hardly;supp'ort.oiir:6wn needs." -
_ .;This is not a pleasing;prospect, and
it should prompt the city man who'
took, tip .home gardening as, a war
measure-and' who-now regards-it, as
something bf a fad to,continue it "for
th'ejprcscnt, P.urpos.e^o'f.geUing's'tuff-to'
eat'at'a' feasonable figurc.-^Baltimorc
News,      -'-"-��� ,"'���'-���;���.'   -'���"--     :- -;,-'
en land. Last ycar as high as 23 ! tion is being extended by all those
bushels to thc acre was raised on Bow
Slope farms. As the land is getting
in better shape, alfalfa is being planted, and already about 200 acres are
under that seed, made up of small
plots on various farms,
Throughout thc whole irrigation
block, moisture conditions are excellent,, and a great deal of breaking is
being done. Many farmers have been
working nighot and day, both to get in
all thc wheat possible and to prepare
new land for crop. On thc farms of
thc Duke of Sutherland work has
been done' in two shifts and wheat
seeding is now completed with two
thousand acres in crop.
Notwithstanding there is sufficient
moisture everywhere for rapid germination, preparations for irrigating are
being made and cver3r possible minute is being taken advantage of to
get the ditches in shape iind ready for
the water which is expected to bc
turned on within the next week, or,
at thc vcry latest, by the first of June.
who havc thus far been approached.
Thc object is not to buy or sell
these lands, but to advise prospective
settlers of their true value. Such
lands arc now privately held, and thc
heavy unearned increment taxes imposed by the western provinces on
vacant land disposes owners to sell
at a reasonable price. Further than,!
that, the general interests and well-
being of tlie new settler will become
thc care of the organization until hc
is on his feet.
The Care of Your Car
She Had Noticed It
Mrs. Bigbrow.���I admire your husband so much.   He has such a logical
Mrs. Tun twist.��� Yes, he's terrible
logical. He's got a different lodge
for every night in the week.
���:^;��."'VBfc:'::^ '.
and men tqo
-are just as
���strong and
healthy   as
their blood.
Vigor and
health   come
with good
blood.   Without good red blood a
woman has s weak heart and poor
nerves.   .
In the spring is the best time to
- take stock of one's condition. ..If,
the blood is thin and watery, face
pale or pimply, if one is tired and
listless, generally, weak,, a Spring
Tonic should be taken. ..An.old-.
- fashioned .herbal remedy-that was
;used by nearly everybody 50 years;
;sgo is still 'safVahcls^ne because iti
i^ntainsno alcohqlor narcotic.;,:; It,
:is made "of- roots .and .herbs .and;
called Dr.:Pierce's; Golden Medical/
, piscb7ery.{;:--If.Vd^ggi^;:!do not,
feeep it .iri tablet form,'send 50 cents;"
for a vial ito Dr. Pierce's Invalids'X
Hotel :iri'-#ufis&d;"N.:YyZXX:
Caused by Starved Nerves Due To
..-��� Weak, Watery Blood
-People generally think of neuralgia
as".a"'pain in ��� thc head, or face, .but
neuralgia may affect any.hcrvc of thc
body. ..Different- names" are .given to
it when . it affects certain nerves.
Thus'-neuralgia of." the Sciatic-nerve is
called Sciatica, but the. character, of
the,E&in and the nature of the disease
is the same.' The-cause is the-same,
-ancl the, remedy,- to-be effective, must
.be the same. The pain' of neuralgia,
whether it takes, the form of Sciatica
or. .whether, it affects .the face . and
head, is caused by; starved nerv.es.-
.Thc blood/which- , normally . carries
nourishment, lo.thc nerves,- for sonic
reason ho longer does so and-the ex-
crutiating pain-you'feel "is the cry of
the starved.nerves for.food. \ Thc reason why. "the"-blood-fails to properly
nourish' tlie nerves is usually, because
, the blood itself is'; weak-and' thin.-';. -. j.
- When ybu/-bui!d"'up the lli'in.blood
with. Dr. Williams Pink, Pills, ypu'a'rc
It Always Pays to  Operate A Car
With Care
"To get thc maximum enjoyment
and comfort from your car you must
bc thoughtful of it," says an authority.
"Do not race thc motor unnecessarily. Be warned by cvery abnormal
noise. If it is a squeak, locate it, and
lubricate the part. If caused by loose
parts, locate them and tighten tlie
"Don't tinker. Half thc ability to
make an adjustment or repair- is the
ability to discover its necessity. If
all adjustments are carefully made
when needed and cvery bearing and
working part is well lubricated the
smooth operation will.be continuous
with a "minimum of attention,      .
"By neglecting.- details you may
save lime at the start, but you will
make up" for-if in the long-run.. Do
not- main lain- too ' high a speed in.
driving. The time-saved will riot offset the liability-of accidents, nor thc
extra wear lo which the car is, subjected.. In the-end-the timc saved
this wayvis a loss in dollars and cents.
��� "You will find that a .normal rate
of travel- will conserve the life, of
your car and give you" the- utmost
return in economical, service. It is
not thc number of miles 'covered in'
a given time that.counvs most, .butthc
nuinbcr of.'.milcs-of travel that- can.
bc obtained at the-least'cost forfuel,
oil, tires'and adjustments.'-',;; '
Minard's Liniment used by Physicians
,-  ';"   VA-Perfect'Antidote ,-_...'
.;. - Two,-,rich "girls. havc been arrested
-in New. York stores' during.thc past
attacking .'neuralgia',' sciatica -and .kin- i ,���������i,     .-  ..i       t r- .-    -,-r .
drcd- diseases at the. root.. 'As proof' ^^ ��'U: ���thc-;'char*c = of ' sliop-hftin*.
of. the' value..of. these pills, in. cases', of
Bought Brother's". Watch From,-Hun
-A remarkable ��� incident, /connected
.with,.thewar. has. occurred at Pontcs--
bury, ;a ^Shropshire - village-.; A- Geiv
niaii, hawking "-watches/sold 6ne:.tb.a
man named-Sankcy, who was surprised .on'opening it tb find liis .brother's
name inscribed, therein. -He bought
the watch aftcr considerable" bargain-
" The,brother who lived at Ponies-
bury, served in the Scots-Guards and
.was killed iii France in .1014..
May; Recover Laurentic G<Jfe
A- London cable to thc Montreal
Star says-: Tlic. government salvage
steamer Racer has sailed for Southampton bound for thc Irish north
coast in an attempt to raise the ��3,-
000,000 worth of specie which is lying,
in the hulk of the White Star Liner
Laurentic,-a score of'fathoms beiow
the ocean surface. The Laurentic was
sunk" either by submarine or mine,
while on a voyage to America in the
early part of 1917.
this-kind we'give' the .statement of
Mrs: Thomas-"McGuire; North Maiden, Oiit., who says; "I have'been a
severe "sufferer; from- -sciatica," -.which"
attacked- thc sciatic nerve "in;thc left
leg..- At times.the.pain'was most, cx-
criitiatiiig"atid,as""a; result-of tlic 'trouble there was adislinct-shrivejlirigof,
'the leg. I.could only hobble about.by
using.;a ."cane, -and if I attempted tp:
walk to the fields.I .would .have to-sit
down- every'''Utile, while- to- case' the
agbny.= I-" felt ,;I was,;nndcr .'medical
treatment,--but as -there'was. no" im--
proveinent sliown,':I was getting very,
despondent, as the .trouble'was affecting" my general health;".. Finally; a
friend advised inc.to try'Dr.: Williams
Pink "Pills and 1 decided to :do so. I
took the.pills "faithfully for" several
months, finding a gradual and increasing improvement, in'my case, until fin?-
ally, "every vestige of the trouble" had
gone, and- I vvas again, enjoying, thc
blessing of .good .health and freedom
froni pain. What Dr. Williariis Pink.
Pills did for mc- seems almost a miracle and .1 hope that my experience
may benefit some other sufferer.".
If .ybu are suffering .from any ailment due to weak blood avail your-,
self at once of thc splendid home"
treatment which Dr. Williams Pink.
Pills so easily afford, and you will
be among those who rejoice in "regained health. These pills arc sold
by all dealers in medicine, or-may be
had by mail at 50 cents, a box or
six boxes for $2.50 by writing The
Dr. - Williams Medicine Co.. Brockviile, Ont. -     ���"
In eache'ase '-theii^ lawyers' claim they
were the victims of.aphasia.' ��� It seems
.they walked into" the stores, looked-
around. and'suddenly ,"thc -world' - became .blank. - They did'not come back
to.their, normal senses-until'dctcctivcs
tapped tlicm on .the shoulder and said
thcy-'were-/under..arrest, it.seems -a
good detective is an absolutely. pcrr
feet antidote for aphasia-.-���:-Ncw York
Correspondent. '    '  '_"���'-XXy. ':.-'-  V .-���-'
Serbia Land of Centenarians
Serbia is the land of centenarians
In that.country, figuring on the present-number of centenarians ' in proportion to 'the.-whole population, one
person in every 2,260 lives to the age
of 100 years. ��� In Deiimark^and-Switzerland, on the other'hand,,.the average
is less, than .one. to aniillioii of pop-
ulatiori.^-Indianapolis News.!';:,;:''���.:', ���
Keadirig the Great Book
A" good-,dcal is said in these :daysr
of the need of quieting- tlic'unrcst and
nervous- excitement- that, .prevails
among all so'rts of people. .Possibly
a course .of bible study would-prove.
a better cure than anything yet tricd/
Aiso it might have, its'effect in encouraging fhcbcltcr Americanism wc
all .profess so.much :dcsir.e; to cstab-:'
.lish. Certainly, ihc bible reading.plan
ought to meet with widespread-acceptance.���Chicago Evening Post.      ���:
YOUR good intentions don'tpay tlie grocers' a
bills.   Your family has to live even if you =
don't.    Secure a Monthly Income Policy =
now. X Write for pamphlet to-day. *   j�� '
Winnipeg,  Regina, Saskatoon, Edmonton,  Calgary, Vancouver.       -5
(Agents Wanted in Unrepresented Districts) 5��
ditch of the Canada Land and Irrigation company, cast of the Little Bow
Reservoir, for irrigating what is
known as the Vauxhall district, where
5,000 acres of land purchased by settlers from the United States, will be
put into crop this year. The water
will be ready for use on the farms.
Water was turned into the main
ditch from the Bow river intake, 40
miles cast of Calgary, a ycar ago last
fall, and since then the huge reservoir
in thc Snake Valley, known as Lake
McGregor, which is nine miles long
and holds enough water to run tne
entire project for a year, has been
filled. Some weeks ago, water was
turned from this reservoir into thc
main ditch to the east, and the reservoir at Little Bow, which holds
enough for a month's operations,'was
filled. Now thc water has been
turned out into thc ditches from this
The turning of the water into the
ditches marks thc successful culmination of an engineering project which
has been in course.of development for
a number of years. It is ten years or
more since the project was first un-f
dertaken, and since then it has been
through various reorganizations and
changes, until it culminated in thc
amalgamation of three distinct companies into thc Canada Land and Irrigation company; Thc main ditch of
the project is 175 miles long, and from
this it is ultimately planned, to irrigate 220,000 acres of land.
A Link With the Past
Presence of Mind
Scot.���Two eggs, please.
Waiter.���Which way will, you have
them done?
Scot.���Any difference in the.price?
Scot.���Well, I'll Iia' thcm wi' a wee
bit ham.
America gets morc than one-third
of its glass from Pennsylvania.
and Girls
IS your child healthy? xIs
/v. he or she up to standard weight, of good color,
with .plenty of rich, ..red
bloo"d. to-nourish the.growing tissues?
For children who .are thin,.
pale, anaemic,  under, weight,
nervous, restless, sleepless, Dr.
Chases'. Nerve-Food is of the
greatest benefit imaginable.
���. i     -  ' '���'     .-."-���'-'.'.
j -, Being jnild and gentle in action, and yet wonderfully pat-
" entr.as" a "restorative^ it" soon"
!.makes' the blood rich end builds
. up the feeble nerves.;     . >. ', XXy
;B0.cents a box; fl for 52.78, til' Jealoti, or
-Edmanson, Bate�� &  Co., Ltd.,  Toronto.
Old-timer at Edmonton Recalls Stir-
'   ring Life of Early Days
Toobe seized and dragged from
your horse by a party of Indians on
the warpath; be tied to the stump of
a tree and havc brush piled about
your feet, amid the jeers of thc painted savages, and, just as thc brush was
fired, to be rescued by your companions who had heard your screams.���
Did it ever happen to you, even in
your dreams? Yet this is only one
of the experiences that are milestones
in the history of one of Edmonton's
oldest citizens. Tlcsphore Alexander
Blair. Born 89 years ago on the banks
of the St. Lawrence, "Daddy Blair,"
as hc is known, is spending the evening of his eventful lifc in thc Alberta
capital, living again in his talcs of
the past his adventures in the days
when thc west was "West," when as
frontier mail-carrier, scout, hunter
and trapper, on foot and on pony-
pack, hc travelled the prairie and the
northland from B. C. to Manitoba,
and from the Yukon to the Dakotas.
Probably no living man has made a
longer mileage in thc west, or all ovcr thc world, than this French-Canadian old-timer, now janitor of a
"mission" in Edmonton.
Keepyourshoes neat
.AbIAck,vviirre ,tan. dark brown.
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Doe Remedies
and IIo-.v to Feed
Mailed    Free    to    any
Address  by  the
CO.,   INC.,
118    West    31st-street,
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Unskilled Workers
Are Well Paid
Sugar Plantation Workers in Honolulu Get Big Bonus
With sugar selling at 19.50 cents a
pound, the monthly bonus rate-which
is being paid to sugar plantation laborers in Hawaii amounts to 345 percent of -the wage rate, or a daily wage
rate of $3.42 for the lowest., paid unskilled laborer. In other words the
laborer who receives a basic wage of
$20 a month- is now being paid $69
a. month, thc $21 man is,bcing paid
$79.34, and the $24 man is being-paid
$84.' If sugar goes .to 20 cents, the
lowest paid unskilled-laborer will receive $71 in wages and bonus. Under
the Hawaiian plan, the laborer is paid
his wages and 75 percent of his bonus eacli month, the remaining 25. percent of the bonus, being retained .for
him until the end of the bonus year.-
. Messages From.Mars -.
" As soon'as their expenses are guaranteed, Prof. David Todd, Amherst
.college-astronomer, and-Leo Stevens,
foremost' American aeronaut', will
ascend into the upper air for. another
attempt to, hear the messages certain
scientists maintain are being wirelessed from Mars;' \It'is'the dream of
Todd's" entire life to establish..a-coni-
munication'with thc red'planct, proving .his. contention ;;tliat'. a-racc, wise
in'the ways." of science and nature,
dwells-there. -."���". "'"" ""~��� -""   "'"
rrmiouT tuke blood health is impossibm
��ETA RZO i^1^
Trial Kottlo olther Keinedy 8��., leading Clicmlsu or
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Gravel, Pains In the Hack, Gout, iMiPiimntlsin Vr'.ct
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Music by Long
Distance Wireless
Remarkable Experiment Successfully
Carried Out By Wireless
���X Telephone
A large audience at the Chateau
Laurier assembly "hall heard perfectly
a gramophone playing in Montreal
and also Miss Lutton singing in that
:city over one hundred miles away by
means oi wireless telephone. It was
arranged by Dr. A. S. Eve, in connection with an address on some
great war inventions, before the-Royal Society of Canada, The experiment took place at nine o'clock and
by means of a Magna Vok the voice
of thc distant singer was quite distinctly heard in all parts of the hall.
Hundred Murder Cases
" -'--A' Problem-;'. ���
��� Applicant���What I want is; a. bed-
sitting-room' for. -.a - gentleman-1 'about
24;'feet long-by: 12= feet widei '
.'Agent's Clerk.��� You'll have great
difficulty, sir: '...I .could scarcely- find
oncj and I'm only five-foot four.
; "The. quern, a; primitive device',-for
grinding, grain, -is ..still ..employed in'
remote.parts, of Ireland..     ;r. ';/'
Carnival of Crime in the City-of,Chi-,
One hundred'murder cases the..
biggest homicide.calendar ever given
a criminal court in the United States
���have just been placcd<-in the hands'-
of six .Chicago judges. ' .
��� Two judges who, in thc past, have
heard nothing but murder cases in the
Chicago Criminal Court,- have had to
appeal for help, and four additional
judges have .been added'to clear up
the violent/maze;   .
Henry. Barrett Chamberlain, head-
of thc, Chicago Crinic Commission,
explained the carnival of crime as be-'
ing the-most forcible example.on record of theneed: of "Americanization
of the alien elements.- .-
The great majority of the one hundred murders we're committed by aliens,, or .by new Americans, who! have'
not absorbed.the American-spirit, he
said. "Americanization is a high-
sounding term to many persons. .To
the man in.the street it means teaching the foreigner to read, and write,
'and spell and .to, know. the., name roi
the President���a job .for school teachers and reformers.".'
"Got.a hacking'cough and a hcad^
ache?" '., - .;.;-- -'
^"-Wcll, I've a little wood, you could
hack'and it might cure your heaid." ..
;-"Much obliged, mum; but my.'cad-,
,'ache ain't- oi the- splittin'.''variety.",'"
--;-The Canadian- government is, building; ,60 ;ships with" i?X- deadweight ton-
'liage^f=325,000.- y^ yiyX i[X;^-XX\
:b>vthe.rS"axons :6QQ:AJbXX'iy X'". -')'"' X
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Gents, ��� I have used your MINARD'S LINIMENT in my family and
stables for years' and consider it the
best medicine obtainable.
Yours  truly,
Proprietor Roxt'on  Pond  Hotel  arid
. Livery ��� Stables.
ih. 'India
.���,.. Preserving Spider Webs
'- Katuralis.ts employ an .ingenious
"method in order to preserve the web
of "the'" spider.,:'1 ���,-; The;' webs are" first
sprayed whli-a thin solution of artists'
shellac- arid - then,-'��� if of -.the, o'rdinary
geometne."form,,'-they- ar,e', .pressed
carefully^- against.'"a; glass. 'p,latc,';the.
supporting.--';'-hrr-ads..-~of thef-.'jyeb being
severed;- ��� vAfter/- th'c.:-shcllac 'solution
liar. ;dricd,_.the :platcs-'',"carrying^-;-.;.the
. w'cbV arc?, stored; in 'a;, cabinet. for: la f cr
use 'iiT'-s-.'ien.tiucr-.work;'-; "��� XI '���-'"���' -���'...' \" - '���' \
" Your luncb ��� will be fresh and
tasty at dinner hour:, to-morrow.
Jt i�� Wrapped in Para-Sam."   "'.iy
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Roller^Box. Para-Sani is cheaper and. more convenient than
waxed paper in loose sheets and
the paper is of better quality.
Keeps in the Moisture, keeps out the Germs
Para-Sani is moisture-proof,1 air-proof, germ-*..  Para-Sani seat prepaid on
proof.   Sandwiches, cakes, bread, cheese can foe  ^S1^ ^ctT,c,0"D'; ~
kept fresh and,wholesome if wrapped in.Para-'ttmS�� irnilb^
Sani. ������ Para-Sani,will save many times its cost by .4ii>. Roil without Box
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THE     LEDGE,     GREENWOOD,     BX    0.
When 4 Days Old, Cross
and Cried. Guti.cura Heals,
"My baby brother had eczema
which began when-he .was about
four days-old. It came
in little pimples and then
a rash, and hc was covered. He was so cross
that lie could not" sleep,
and he cried..
' 'This lasted about two
months before we uced
Cuticura. It helped him, so we bought
more, and he was all healed after we
had used two cakes of Soap and two
boxes of Ointment." (Signed) Miss
Almeda Williams, Youngs Cove,
N. B., May 23*1918.
Use Cuticura Soap, Ointment and
Talcum for all toilet purposes.
Soap 26c, Ointment 25 end SOc  Sold
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The Wisp
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Toronto, Ont.
Tardily the cloud gates, liv: eastward, opened to a new-br-.ru day;
liquid glories licked the trcc-spiked--
horizon. A misty sheen of orange
and purple drifted across lake -and
forest and wiped the last sombre
shadows from liic mystery-enshrouded world.
Throughout thc greening nis'cs wild
life awoke and to thc music of God's
wind-played organ ascended the chanted thanks of His wild creatures.
Standing bn thc^shorc cf the lake,
a young man. watched the wondrous
streamers transform his solitude. Upon his bronzed facc the morning sunlight lingered, aud in his dark, wide-
set TJycs rested a deep perplexity born
of the dumb groping for 'the solution
of what was still to him a mystery.
Linked lo the wild, he was its worshipper, but onc who could read the''
Lord's prayer in thc lighting skies.
In thc faint glow that dawned like
a smile of promise ��� "Our Father
which art in heaven���"
With the out-sweeping glory���"Thy
kingdom come���".
And with the purple haze on' lake
and  tree-tops, "Thy -will bc done on
earth as it is "in Jieav'en."
And with thc pealing'of' the wind-
������'fingcrcd" organ of the, forest cathedral
"For  Thine  is   the, Kingdom,    the
Power and the Glory."  ���,-.   .-'���."-
, -  So prayed he in his soul to-. that
beautiful something which was to liim
a-thing as sacred as Motherhood.'
. '-Nowin .the full glow of the morning streamers hc stood up, a perfect
animal of a man, tall, broad-shouldered,- slender-hipped.  . The muscles  on'
his folded amis swelled in.repose be-
. neath his buckskin sleeves. .The cords
-of"his  massiyc- throat  stood- out as
though chiselled'in marble.   For long
���moments    hc . stood ��� motionless, as
��� though chiselled in'..marble..- For long,
moments he stood motionless, eycs.pn
.the unreadable- skies; then the. grave
lines, melted   from' his   facc   and   hc
smiled.     '_- _. _-- .__;_._,_..... ..
'" 'Behind him, a little .way into .the
woods, had issued, a .faint,-   purring.
sound.. He'waited untilit was repeated;  then, -without, -turning, his- head,
commanded, "Co me'-here," Lulu"." "   -
-���Straight froin out the brown'shadows', issued, the forin of an' animal,, a
. long animal - with..', short,. ."somewhat
grotesque.body, round- head'crowned
-with' tuftedcars, "and long.hcavy' legs.'
'." It was  grey-; iny color,'.deepening.- fo
, tawny y.el^y- on- the'sides-'and :bclly.
Its tail ..was";.short,-, its eyes large, ;atul=
"the -color of pure-amber.   Iiv its -jaw's-
it" carried, a still -fluttering partridge;
its  whole'manner/ bespoke   cringing.
shainc and contrition. -".- ..* i
. ; The, man turned, slo.wly- and leU.his
.eyes .rest,upon the. lynx. :"There .was
-no ���..harshness   or-disapproval in'the
- look;  only'-rcp'rpacli.-'At the g!anc<:
-'the/aViimal's.' big. eyes: slowly shifted
"and the'"purr, became"; fainter...      \' '.
'.  "Drop   it,-; Lulu,"   he. ordered, in a
Jowjvoicc,". The lynx relaxed, her hold
j on -the. bird with a cry,that was .half
a.snarl, half a- whimper;, sank to ,the.
-.ground.1 -Thc.-partridge, happily a bird
.capable of. withstanding-much mauling, 'fluttered away a few .paces, and
hopped .on a. log, where .'it-sat''swaying giddily for-a moment, before taking flight;. The amber eyes of.the big
cat. followed, it hungrily and- t'hfe sinews of her forelegs-twitched ominously, but at a low spoken word from'
thc man she grovelled . down   again
and lay with, round   head   between
paws, blinking tip at him.
.   The woodsman.stepped over beside
her and bending down patted her grey
' sides.    Immediately she broke into-a
'; joyous' purring- and ttirning"ovcr-r on
.",~������-���^r-".   ������..���    . '    K^ansawHi'v^mki
her back lifted all four paws in the
air. The man laughed and grabbing
her roughly by the throat shook fier
from side to side. She snarled and
spit and tapped the face above her
own with great soft paws. Shc grabbed his hand iu her mouth and champed it-gently with her teeth, Then, as
though fearing she had hurt him, she
licked it with her rough tongue.
He: gave -.her a parting shake and
stood up. The lynx yawned, showing
a huge red cavity spiked with long
glistening teeth, and rolled1 ove"r and
over on a bed of newly shooting catnip; but as a bunch of dappled feathers, torn froni:the released partridge,
came skimming along the sward, she
gave a' hissing isnarl and struck at
thcm viciously, her long claws leaving
little black furrows on the face of thc
sod. Then she sat up moodily, and
in the greenish-yellow eyes raised to
the accusing ones of her master there
lurked a gleam of rebellion.
"Lulu, I'm.ashamed of you," said
the man, sternly. "Go home to your
Her eyes shifted and she half turned towards the path leading from thc
lake's edge, through the' tangle of tamaracks, pausing to cast a look back
over her shoulder at him. Her lips
were drawn back from her white
teeth, her short stub of a tail was
lashing angrily. The man took a step
towards her, ancl with a growl shc
turned and bounded away into thc
woods. -
With a shrug he picked up a cake
of soap and towel frorii the rock and
turned towards thc path.
The variegated tints of dawn had |
melted into a dome of blue and gold
and the morning winds were wrinkling the face of thc lake into millions
of liny waves. Close in along the
shore^among the greening rushes, a
flock of wood ducks wcrc feeding clamorously, darting and cross-tagging
and diving after the manner of thcir
kind. The man paused for a moment
lo watch them. Onc gorgeous littic
drake, fluttering up above the reeds
thc better lo display his glorious plumage to the dapper littic duck he had
selected for his mate, caught sight of
him and gave a little quacking note
of recognition.
He answered it, and immediately
the whole Hook of ducks came spattering, half swimming, half flying, towards him. They settled close in thc
lake before him in a half circle,
squawking, dodging, diving aud clamoring for food. He drew from thc
pockets of his decr-skin jacket a
handful of yellow, corn and scattered,
it among-them. As they dived frantically for the sweet morsels, a pair
of solemn black ducks winged in from
a distant nook of the lake and settled
among thcm with soft-voiced quacks.
A pair of .hooded-mergansers appeared apparently out of "nowhere to'mingle with, the flock. A lonely loon,
fishing, far out .^beyond, the" shallows,
came drifting sideways toward the
merry fcasters. ���..-'':
". The man turned his pockets inside
out and" offered the last-kernel.'
"That's" all I have,- my beauties," hc
said:- "You'll have to be content with,
rush luck until tomorrow, and if yoii
will take my advice 3'ou'll -keep- a respectable'distance out froni shore. I
can't .promise you, safety .until Lulu
.has weaned.her kittens, so you'd better give the,shallows, a- wide berth.
Hello!". .">���" '   ��� .    ���      .. '. ���     .'.'".;,
With a chorus of alarmed quacks,
the wild-ducks had sprung to,wing
and wereswecping towards their rush
retreat.. The "man divined' the cause,
of .the.disturbance and turned with a
frown to find a big grcy-'fox hungrily
patching the retreating birds,.her family of five.'half-gfowii"puppies squatted on their haunches . close.-behind
her.    ' . .���'���_..'.-,.   "":
, -...-.. -     (To; be -continued.)'..   ���'.'
British Methods of
Destroying: Mines
Those Washed Ashore Are Rendered
v     Safe by Experts
Sir James Craig, financial-secretary
to the admiralty, in-a written parliamentary answer to Brigadier-General
Surtees,i outlined a method of dealing
with drifting mines.   '
First, a- destroyer from the nearest
naval base investigates all the authentic reports of drifting mines.
Second, the fishery-protection flotillas stationed on all principal fishing
grounds . destroy all drifting mines
met with.
Third, all merchant and fishing
craft, with few exceptions, are .sup-,
plied with rifles and ammunition, on
application' for mine destroying.
Fourth, experts in rendering mines
safe arc stationed at different' places
round' thc coast,-who render safe all
mines washed ashore.
No vessels are solely employed in
searching for drifting mines. The
number of drifting mines destroyed
by His Majesty's ships from'Fcbruary
to May 1 was 26.
Returned Soldiers
Flock to the Land
Lynching to be Abolished
South for Square .Deal for Blacks,
Says Educator .'
Prediction that the next two ycars
would see lynchings and mob violence
wiped out if whites and blacks-^only
"keep their feet on the ground and
maintain level-heads in these days of
stress and strain," was made by Dr.
Robert R. Moton, principal of Tus-
kegee Institute, in an address beforc
the Southern Sociological Congress.
"I think I know what I am saying,"
said Dr. Moton, "when I say that
there never was, not only a'more
friendly altitude toward thc negro,
but therc never wcrc so many white
people in the South /who are not
merely-desirous that the negro shall
bc^ fairly and justly dealt with,' bul
who are determined that he shall have
a fair chance. This.growth in sentiment with rcsiTect to seeing that thc
negro gets a square deal is reflected
by the determination- of such a largc
number of Southern Governors to put
down mob violence and to see that
the negro gets justice. As a result
of i this growing ���sentiment I expect
to see-in the next,few years lynching
and mob violence wiped out."
Records at Tuskcgcc Institute, Dr.
Moton said, show that thus far this
year; there had been six lynchings
compared with eighteen for thc same
period last year.
Large  Numbers Are Making Their
Homes in The Prairie
During the past eighteen months,
I large numbers of; returned soldiers
have availed themselves of the assistance given by the Canadian government and a large percentage have
have shown their appreciation of thc
opportunities which the west offers by
making thcir homes in one of the
prairie provinces. x
The following figures will give an
idea of the material help giveiv to soldiers who have settled in Saskatchewan as compared with thc total expenditure for.that purpose throughout the whole Dominion. On the
10th of April the Soldier Settlement
Board had approved loans amounting
to $12,533,711 for settlers in Saskatchewan out of a total of $59,894,115
for the whole Dominion, thc number
of loans being 3,162 out of 15,540.
There are in Saskatchewan 2,86�� established settlers out of 13,497 for thc
Dominion and 9,266 men qualified as
settlers out of a total for thc Dominion of 37,005. Saskatchewan also has
89 men in training out of a total of
Out of $60,000,000 in loans approved, .$32,704,744 is for purchase of land.
$1,850,944 for the removal of encumbrances, $6,569,458 for permanent improvements and $18,768,969 for stock
and equipments.
A return issued by thc board shows
that soldier grant entries have been
made by 6,625 returned soldiers " on
free land in flic western provinces,
Hid in-Germany for Five Years
- Jules --Reatit) a farm laborer listed
as a deserter since the end of August
1914,'has been arrested at Lille. It
developed that he had. been secreted
in Germany-for five years-in a farm
granary near the.village of Auchcl in
the department ;of Pas de Calais. ��� .
,, Neighbors, kept Rcant.supplicd witli
food and also kept his hiding place
secret during'the war,'even the Germans who passed through not discovering him. , It was learned, Reant left
his self-imposed confinement in-July-
last after five years "of solitude; : -
. Evading Consequences
The Justice of the Peace.���Do you
take this woman to be your lawful
wedded wife? ��� The bridegroom.���: I
do. The Justice.���-Then I pronounce
you.man and-wife... And remember,
you asked hie to do.lhis: Don't ever
blame me.     - ='    --.-.--������."
Why the Sky is Blue
Reifs; Beh-eslH, Sctibtf,
Heals���Keep, your Eyes
'Strong"and Healthy. If
they Tire. Smart, Itch, or
Burn,:if Sdre/Irritated,
. Inflamed or Granulated,
.use Murine often. - Safe for Infant or Adult
At all Druggists in Canada. Write for Free
; Eye Book., Hiring C#a jsbj-, C&feige, tf. S, i.
English Professor Explains Whjj_and
Cause of,Wind Sound "���:',_
. .What makes, .the blii,e..sky-an'd'thc
glorious- hues, of. sunset?.- Professor
Bragg -has- given the','answer; iir;.a
lecture-on.-"Sounds .of ,tlic- Country.-'
.at the -.Royal-Institution,. London!' ;"'
���Tlic blue-sky, hc\ explained,- -was
due"'- to the interception by particles
iii;' the 'atmosphere of. the blue, rays
which.-for'm a part .of-thc/white light,
of. the-,sun. "The parts of.while light
conveyed'by longer .red and yellow
light, waves .managed :;to -jmnp the'
-many''-substances"-in- the atmosphere
aiid were seen-at-sunset.��� - ;-     ���--".���
;Hc, showed. a: disc of light 'on', tlic
screen which, passing through "a bowl
Jo'f water, became -gradually- redder" as,
the 'wafer:gbt cloudier/, till-at.-last,
after im imitation .of. the sun." in a
November fog, it faded'away..
Another clever experiment showed
how the wind made sounds in the.
trees. A stick put' into a revolving
bowl of-water set up little whirlpools
behind it. . In the. same way, the,wind
rushing past trees formed whirlwinds
on. a small scale, and thesc caused
those sounds so admirably described
.by the imitative word "sounding."
Similar sounds-arc set up by telegraph
'. The theatre was in an Uproar; ���-'
.-."They're .calling for the -author,"
said the stage manager..-- V."'...".'.'-!' Z-
Xy "Oh, ..biit-1 can't make.- a"-.spcccii',!f-
-.'"The manager grabbed-'.tlie, trerribv
ling" .vvriter -firmly- -and1 i,nip.e}led.;him
' alp'n g'.-tlrc. '.Passage.' Xs/h c;-shoved; liim
toward -the curtain;, hcisniji: curtly,?.-", ''
;'. "Well,:.just;go'out in front^and;.;elf
'eihvyp;a?re-'"sorry."--"7--- ���''-v:\'.:-yX;X Zyiy
- England _-...h_as. ���_consented.'.",to -give
France" twenty-five percent of thc output' delivered from the oil. wells in
Mesopotamia and the Near,East.' ;
Don't worry!'- Let ."Danderine!
..   .save; your.hair and double
V ���-/'-���'"; -its.beauty1'"
To stop falling hair at once and rid
the. scalp of every particle- of . dandruff,- get a small 'bottle of delightful
"Danderine" at any drug of toilet
counter for a few cents, pour a little
in your hand and nib it into tlie scalp".
After several applications the hair
usually stops '��� coming out and you
can't find any;,dandruft. Your hair
.will grow strong, fhick.-.and/lbng.and
appear soft, glossy-ann-twicc-as beautiful and abundant: '-Try.it!.'":-' 'XXyXr
Advance Transportation
For Domestics
Manitoba Government Will Help To
Bring British Women Into
The Province
As a result of representations madc
to the Manitoba provincial government by Charles Robson, who has
recently returned from Great Britain
where hc was sent by the federal department of immigration, to enquire
into the outlook for the emigration of
British women to Canada, Hon. Valentine Winkler announced the intention of the Manitoba government to
undertake a policy of advanced fares
for bona,fide domestics.
"For the present and because the
undertaking will bc more or less of
an experiment, it has been decided,"
said Mr. Winkler, "to.limit the operation of the policy to 100 women. The
advance to each woman Will approximate 50 to 75 percent of thc fare and
the government is providing for an
expenditure of $7,500 this year. It is
hoped that thesc women will be secured through a country-operation between federal and provincial governments' co-operation.
Motherless Chicks
Should be Kept Busy
Mother Hen-Always Keeps Family
On the Move
A keen poultry observer will tell
you that a mother hen is always busy
keeping her family on lhe. move all
day long, excepting for short periods
of rest. Evidently she knows her
business, because she usually has a
very vigorous family by the lime thcy
arc ready lo shift for themselves. Undoubtedly the feed and the way it is
fed is the cause of more bother.than
any other one single factor. Many
mistakes are continually made along
these line due to a lack of information
or to thc careless application of tlic
same.-"- A chick hatched in an incubator should develop in a normal way
if thc machine is properly run. Hc
should come from' thc shell, just as
naturally and just as strong as if the
mother hen had done the hatching-.
But lo keep him strong and vigorous
is lhc big problem of thc feeder.   .
Could Hardly Walk
0     Without Resting.
When you go lo a .physician to be
examined for any heart trouble, onc
of the first questions hc asks is: "Are
you short of breath?"
Now, when the heart becomes affected there ensues a feeling of a choking sensation, a shortness of breath,
palpitation, throbbing, irregu'ar beating, smothering sensation, diazincss
and a weak, sinking, all-gone feeling
of oppression  and anxiety.
On the first sign of the heart becoming weakened or the nerves unstrung Milburn's Heart and Nerve
Pills arc just the remedy you require.
They regulate and stimulate the heart,
nnd strengthen and restore thc whole
nerve  system.
Mr. Stephen Crouse. East Clifford.
N.S., writes: "I suffered for five years
with heart trouble. I could hardly
walk from thc house lo the barn without resting, as I used to' get so short
of breath. Doctors could not help
me. My wife told me lo get a box
of Milburn's Heart and Nerve Pills
and I felt better after taking them:
three boxes made me quite well. I
am now helping my son to work the
farm, and can truthfully say I feel
like a different man."
Prize 50c a box at all dealers, or
mailed direct on receipt of price by
Thc T. Milburn Co., Limited, Toronto, Ont:
Canada Sells War Supplies
Seal In all theFlavor
IMPERIAL Parowax���seals in all the natural flavors of fresh
* fruit into your preserves. The safe and sanitary way to
preserve fruits, jams, pickles or vegetables. Saves time, labor
and money.
The Parowax way is the easy way. Just pour the melted wax
over your cooled preserves and it solidifies into a clean, air-tight
seal���dust-proof and moisture-proof.
���a pure refined white wax,' odorless, tasteless, colorless, absolutely sanitary���no chemicals or acids.
Placed in your wash-boiler, Imperial Parowax loosens the dirt,
bleaches the clothes and removes the greasy spots that otherwise
require so much rubbing. Rubbed over your iron, and mixed
with your starch, it gives that finished lustre to ironing that is
so much desired.   Imperial Parowax, a household necessity.
For sale by good dealers everywhere.
,    ^Pp\ve.r - Heat - Light - Lubrication
���������'���''        Branches in aU Cities    ' r
Wasted Energy of the Sun
War Indemnity for France
Surplus  Stores  Disposed  of by  the
.   .    Various Governmental
-According to a return laid ,011 thc
table of the House, of Commons'-recently a Ho.lal of $6,047,010.12-in surplus .stores-.was disposed of-by the
various governmental departments
through.-"the-war purchasing- commission between 'December 1; 1918 arid
March 31, 1920.;' The department of
militia and defence.sold a total of
$5,852,747,75 in.stores, which'included
blankets, woollen- and cotton "piece
goods,' and footwear. ' The sale of
goods commenced in December, 191R,
and practically all. goods were offered
for., sale. by-, tender. : In - many cases
the offers-were-too low-"for acceptance and price lists had to be 'prepared, and advertised. :_- Sales; had- been,
made in this, latter-manner- since the
lirst"-of January.' ���"  ]'���:���'  ''y'y   --'   .-���:
Awards for Naval Inventors
.Gratuities For Special Services Have
',-���:-.;,AmountedZtd. Large ,��ufn������'.. '."'���.
Tlie -Navy' -Appropriation ~ account"
for .1918-39." recently, issued,, giyesva'
list of gratuities paid for, special'services, amounting to ��134,901. ��� .The
sum of "��'10,000"-was- paicl for an- in:
ventibii"of.hydrop!ioncs',;.��7,000 for a
patent bullet. threc'awarils:.pf ��-2,000
each for'connection- with.co'asfal/nio.:
tor boats;-- ��2,500 for- au"''inVcniibn ,df
silvering" mirror process;,.'and-' ��500
for an,.invention in-'improvement's iiv
"roll .and-depth recorders." Thc "gratr
:liitics for sinking and. destroying cm-
cmy" submarines amounted'to.-��5;184
7s.'; and those- for sinking mines: ��39,-
883.18.'5s. - The .awards' to cre%vs" of
.the .mercantile in'arine ..for services
and minor special gratuities were
��45,203 lis. lid..
���;._'" Gold-Discovery is Reported, yy.
y Reports? of .'the- discovery' ^of-gold
in"-li'or'thc-astcrn{Siberia have;reached
Nome. ,and-' manjvbo.p/tslafc:awaitingi
th<i:opening of nayigation,\in readiness
���..tfl-carry..tiierCtd-^th.e hew.,ficjds.';.:'yiZZX-r
.'. Goat Breeders.Meet
There are over 300 persons interested in goat breeding in British Columbia, nine-tenths of Canada's ,goat-
men living west of the Canadian Rockies according to a comprehensive report read at the annual, meeting of the
Canadian Goat Breeders' Association,
held in'-Vancouver recently. .;.' "'. -.-iv
- Commencing early next year,-it'is
tlie"- intention 'of- the: Dominion ,Gov-:
ernment, to-record; the milk' yield .of
registered, goats,';so-.that thcuindustrj".
may be'placed bii'soniewhat -tlic/sanie.
plane as..that.[of..the.dairy-.ca'ttlc;-. The
prospects '-for; the,.'future arc declared
.to'" bcVcxcecdihgly {bright,- more-' pvar-
ticularly^as.-.the--iFcrub.;buck .lias",'been-
all, but cliniiiiati-cL'- .;'���-. Xy'~'X" i-'X 'X.
Fifty-Five Percent Goes to "France;
. Tvventy-iive to Britain' .'
. France.:is to receive :55 percent of
Germany's -indemnily, Great Britain
25 percent, arid; the remainder is' !q
be divided between ���.Belgium,.-Italy and
Serbia, Premier Millerand told the
finance and foreign affairs committee
cl the chamber "of deputies iri ���explaining his recent-conferences with'.Premier Lloyd George at Hythc. . The
proportion to b: allotted Franco and
Great".Britain, he" declared, had been
agreed upon by.the peace' conference.
. M. -Millerand stated that the rate
of interest to be demanded from Germany on the- 120,000,000,000 -marks'
indemnity she was to pay had. not
���been determined,, but he believed it
would not be less than five "-percent,
plus a onepcrccnt rede'e'mirig.rate for.
the holders of gold bonds which Germany must.issue.'. -X, -  ..._..:-;_'-.���-:!.  .:
���. The indemnity, he said, would "be
.exclusive of the =c'oal" .delivered to
France and-of the."compensation for
devastated -mines'-and. for: cattle- destroyed or stolen-during, the war.
Only A Very Small Fraction of the
Solar Heat Caught by
*vthe Earth
All that the earth. has caught of
the sun's energy, for all the millions
of ycars that it has existed, is the
merest fraction of what the sun has
radiated in the same time, .said Sir
Oliver Lodge in a recent lecture.
Thc earth to the sun is like a printer's full stop at a distance of ten feet
from a cent piece. Some of the radiations from a-globe one inch in diameter falls on the spot one one-hundredth inch in diameter ten feet away,
but that littic speck only catches.the
hundred and fifty-millionth part of thc
whole. What has become of the rest
-of-the solar energy? -It must-still be
careering through-space. The ether
is perfectly transparent, and only
when it encounters matter will the
radiation'be mopped up and turned
into heat.'  "" ���'���...
Not-our".sun only, biit" al! thc" mil.-"
lions 01 other suhs,-have likewise al-;
ways been -pouring- out radiation into
space. Is there any hope of"catching
and utilizing it? Probably not." In'
spite of .all this constant flood of-energy space-is cold, very near absolute
zero: The .reservoir is so enormous-
that all these taps, running for ages,
have made no-impression.on it, have
not raised the level a perceptible amount.   -'���-        ^ '-   '-      - - -���
Saskatchewan Phones
Sexen Hundred Miles of Long .Dis��>
tance Projected
Approximately 709* miles of long
distance telephone lines will be built
by thc Saskatchewan government' this
ycar, nroviding the program'of the
department is carried out as'drafted.
This will involve the usc of -28,000
poles and about 1,200 miles of wire.
Labor cohi'inucs moderately scarce
and wages high, to an extent-which,
coupled with heavy costs for building
material, has seriously curtailed the
building program of many firms.
Professional Ethics
Could there be a more vivid exam--
pie of professional honor than that of
the French doctor who continued on
his way to thc bedside of a seriously
sick patient after he had been overtaken with the news that his son had
met'with a-most distressing accident?
The pathos of the. incident is-heightened by the fact that th.e father learned on his return that the" bey had died
in his absence.���^Providence. Journal.
Indus tries in the West
Plans,of.;the Saskatchewan Bureau Of
'"'-'-.     ' -  - - Industry  ;  .   -   '".--���''_
.That fhc Saskatchewan; governiiicu I
through .-tlie. hewly-'.'crcatcil bureau ,6f
labor, will, undertake ,-llie industrial,
dcyelopmeri.tpf.kuowii'-resources; that
it \vill.,inycsli"gnle the-practicabili'ty^of;
every industry .wliiph^mighf.ap'pcar^r'o'
be possible of development in, tlicprovince*, -because of. Uir" presence" of .raw",
'materia! or other, favorable; conditions ; -that.the bureau.'.will do.aii in'
its.power, to 'bring to," the .'people'; of,
Saskatchewan - a- .realization "of ' the !
necessity of supporting'; their -own
home" industries.. ..The foregoing-were
tlic "prihcipal points niadii by- Hon-. C. J
.A. Dunning, Minister of Xabor and j
Industry" iii .the Saskatch'eiyan gove-,
'eniment, during the first.- public'/ announcement on' the, government's-policy since1 the-creation of thc'burc.au oi.
Fires oh German Liners
.Another - 01. the . mysterious fires
aboard former' German liners .taken
over by the Briiish has_occurrcd. This
ti.riic.it is the- giant,Imperator. A
blaze . started in thc. captain's cabin
and serious damage was prevented by
the quick work of the fire brigade.
The police, are conducting an investi-.
gation:- These unexplainable fires on
the vessels, which Germany has lost
to.-the mcrchiinl'marine of her former enemy; have, broken out not only
while the boats were,'in port, but iu
several'case's when thcy were at sea.-.
Wheat "From Russia
Accordingto a news agency report
in Rome the first exchange of merchandise between Italy and -Russia
will" occurr..^ shortly by way of thc
Black Sea, says - an. exchange telegraph-despatch from Rome. The
goods to be sent from .Italy, the report says,' will consist of. 30,000,000
lire" worth of medical supplies, to be
exchanged for an equivalent amount
of "wheat.
.'.'." .'-: Serbian Race Illiterate - ;-,,-
'���"-. In- Saxony;, B'ayaria,; Wurtemburg;
arid some- other. German "states'.'only
"rarely-can-'a |>��rs6ii.bc found who.can"-:
not-read .arid write,, while." iu Serbia,'
-prior.-.to (he'war, 78.9 .percent"of tlic.
adult." population was illiterate/--.-.  .
,".'American Indians arc- almost never
.found:with beards. .'���."���>.. " .'" :'   .'���;���,.���
..   A Creditable Act
"Maud.���I'll give Jack credit-for gel-
ting nic a nice engagement ring.
Maric.^��� I -understand - that's what
the jeweller did.'.too.
The Joy Of'A
Perfect Skin
h Know .the joy and
jr happiness; that comes
to one thru possessing
, 8" skin of; purity, and
''.beauty.  The soft,-distinguished appearance' it
renders brings out your
natural beauty, to its full-
est In use over 70 years.
������* ���i'X"\GioKir-^v.-d:s       y  '
Oriental Crgam
,FEBB:'T,.H0PK1NS.�����. SOI*. "Montf^aI
Ancient Custom Survives
Tourists to England, are very much
amused by some of the strange cus-r
toms which still survive. There is.
onc which visitors are gravely told
necessitates keeping a - soldier on
guard in thc -midst' of a lawn in front
of an'old castle because several.hundred years ago a certain queen's favorite^ rose stood there. -A sentinel
liadr.bccn'set-to guard the rose, and
sentinels .Jsecp-.pn -guarding, the^'spot
loiigf-'aftciy, b.oth j the-queen" a'nd.vh.er
Tpsc-Jiavcpasscd'awayJ-v''-'v:Xyy ' y
Experience,is a'^dea'd loss.Jf;-;ybu
>;\0Nty.-JABI^\:��W��KEDV': ���-
Not Aspirin ��� at All .wiihoiit the "Bayer. Cross'*
:%��� Xvjx KxXzuXXl3l��-
.; The .name ,"Baver:'.. identifies  the
only-.' genuine' '��� Aspirin.���the.. Aspirin
prescribed by physicians for over nine-
..teeh i-years. and-now; made.- in. Canada.
.Always buv.an mibroken ^ package
.pf,"Bayer Tablets of; Aspirin'' wHch
\X Tier�� ie only ono Asjiisiii��-"B6yer"���Tea aiwt'say "Baysi-i:
'��� "Aspirin I�� the tr��5e jaaTk" <reglstni& in Caeada) of Barer Jfar.ufftctttr* ef -.i-.no-',
-��eeUcacI<3��3ter'of Sallcylieacia." -While ft-I* .tretl baourn thst Asplrt* mean* ?;a/-r
. macafactnr.:, to anlst th�� public aralnn. imitation*, ti>�� T&fcletg of Sajnur Oones-��P<
. will b* it*aipt4 -sfiib tSelr jeseraJ Unit: sarfc, ti�� "S*y��r Cfo*."
contains proper directions for ���ohl3f
Headache, Toothache, Earache, Keu-;
ralgitf, Lajnbago, Rheaniatisnij Neuri-'..
tis. Joint Pains, and Pain gwiemiljv
Tin boxes of 12 tablets  cost but
a few rants.   Larger "Bayer" packages.
Is $2.50 a year strictly in advance,  or $3
when not paid for three mouths or more
have passed.   To  Great  Britain and the
United States ��3., always in advance.
Editor and Financier-?
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil  Notices     7.00
Estray Notices 3.00
Cards of Thanks     1,00
certificate of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears ip notice, $5.00 for each additional claim.)
. All other legal advertising, i2'Cenls a
line first insertion, and 8 cents a line for
each subsequent itiserlion, uoupariel
Business locals  i2^c.   a  Hue each insertion.
The blue cross means that
your subscription Is due, and
f'.ai the editor would be pleased
to have more money.
No Waste
Ingram Mountain
Approximately 150 local residents assembled on the hockey
ground at Ingram Bridge on Monday afternoon, May 24, to witness
the match between the Ingram
Mountain and Kettle Valley
hockey teams. A most exciting
and fast game was played which
resulted in a draw, one goal being
scored by each side, Mrs.
���Shillcock did a roaring trade with
her ice cream and pop stand.
Grass hockey was introduced into
this valley by Mrs. Douglas Hamilton and tends to become a most
popular pastime in this vicinity.
This is the only place in the
Boundary district where this form
of sport is_ practised. It would be
a good plan if a few> more hockey
clubs-were formed throughout the
district. Get busy Greenwood the
Mountain and Valley teams would
Hke.-to hear from you. '���"������"
,-, On account of his lighting system
'-.".   suddenly getting out of order,   Ari
- :.Borders-of Midway   ran .his Chev-
��� ������������ rolet of the gfade on  the Richter
hill. on. .Monday .evening   of   last,
week.    The'car somersaulted twici
- and came to.-a  stop  right .side up.
.- '.Apart from  the  windshield, being
- smashed, the' ear was undamaged.
-... . Ari stayed- with the car "and got by
- without   a;   scratch.      He - says,
-- '.'those aero artists have'.nothing on
liim  .with' their- .loop;" the -.loop
;"stunts!'.!.;',- ':.���- ���' .   -'���'.'-'���";-. '���-���' : -
Miner's and the Gun License
-.   "Theoretically,' prospectors  are
'. entitled tpV-'gun license ;with'.their
"_..ZX'SM-iiijners'.'certificates.:'. The..gun
. -, ^licenses must be obtained "from the
���y, .provincial   police    office.:    These
.     licenses are given: out only to. men
..? ..'-.actually.-going- into, the - hills' ...to.
���yXprospect   or.   tpl-wdrk,   in   placer
,"���.. -Klines?.   Applicants I ,afe\ closely.
:"���.. questibhed in:regard to their ,-pros-
'; -���'; pectiye'��� movements--.in~-the- hills.:
'"/ ' The reasqn.'for-these precaution^ is
; .that during past  years   when gun
licenses  were: issued  much-.:more
i- .freely than they are today many'
'".-���; ixrnea seemed lo think that  posses3-
:���������'. ion pf a free'miners'  license and a
--;{���   gun. license gave the right  to kill
".'/.'.���game  indiscriminately,   iii ,sea3pn
.and-put of-season.    The  restrict-
.  ions for  killing game are just as
rigid for those with  a free miner's
license as for anyone  else,  as a
perusal of the Mineral   act   will
show.    The infractions.of the game
laws were so frequent and so many
men  were   fined   and   their guns
confiscated,   that the   department
decided to restrict the issuance of
fehe gun licenses as above stated."
���Vancouver Sun.   ; ~
..< A local of the, .(United ^Farmers
of British  Col am bia ;;was "recently.
.organized afe.Bridesville.. The-jfol-
Ipwirig -officers; were electediv: Pres-
���iiient-i. --.-Chester. - Charlton; TYice^;
;president,- E; W. THylor^directprSj
������..Fred;' Kiugsley���yan'di'--:Al: Maurer;.
.'decy.-r,rrea3.-, ^Joe pumonfc. X-Z:" yXZy\
Mr. and Mrs. Mewbride had at
last obtained a villa in a subuib of
London, and Mr. JSTewbride was
hanging the pictures. There was
a certain photograph of his wife
which he decided must go up, but
which was too small to suspend
from the rail by a cord. He thereupon got a substantial nail and
hammered it into the wall. There
came a knock at the door.
"It's Mr. Nexdor," said his
wife, ruuning to the window.
Your hammering bas disturbed
Mr. Newbride hastened ��to apologize.
"Oh, I don't mind the noise,"
replied Mr. K"exdor, cheerily. "I
only came to ask if I might hang a
picture on the other end of the
Strayed to my place last fall, 1
two year old heifer, red with
white under belly, no brand or ear
marks of any description. Owner
can have same by paying charges
for feed consumed-and for this
Kettle Valley, B. C.
$100 Reward.
I shall pay the above sum to any person who gives information leading to
the arrest and conviction of any person
stealing, or who have stolen, doors, windows or other fixtures from the Central
Hotel in Phoenix in Yale District.
Notify me at the Tulameen Hotel,
Princeton; or notify my solicitor, I. H.
Hallett, at Greenwood.
Dated May 24th, 1920.
W. E. Stanaway. Prop
Day and Night Phone No. 22
A Good Musician
"The fact tbat I am a good musician," said a country lady, "was
the means of saving my life during
the flood iu our  town   a few years
11     u
"How   was   that?"   asked
the young lady who sang. "Well,
when the water struck our home
my husband got on the folding bed
and floated down the street till
rescued.". "And what did you
do?" "Why, I accompanied bim
on the piano."
Don't Stop
When someone slops advertising,
Someone stops buying.
When someone stops buying,
Someone stops selling.
When someone stops selling,
Someone stops making,
When someone stops making,
Someone stops earning.
Everybody stops buying.'
Keep going.
(Diversion and Usrc.)
TAKE NOTICE that Samuel Fretz, whose
address is Eliolt, B. C, will apply for a licence
to take and use 1000 gallons of water out ol
Eholt creek, which flows westerly and drains
into Boundary Creek about two miles east of
The water will be diverted from the stream
at n point about 700 feet East of the South-West
corner of said Lot 1052 and will be used for
domestic purpose upon the farm described as
Lot 1032.
This notice was posted on the ground on
tlie 4th day of May, 1A20.
A copy of this notice andean application pursuant thereto and to the "Water Act, 1914". will
be filed in tlie office of the Water Recorder at
Grand Forks, B. C
Objections to the application may he filed
with the said Water Recorder or with the
Comptroller of Water Rights, Parliament
Buildings, Victoria, B. C, within fiftv days
after the first appearance of this notice in-a
local newspaper.
The date of the lirst publication of this notice
is May 6,1920.
4�� 4.ty 4, ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ty ��g.
Ja C LOAT is not a periodic-
al.    It is a book con-
Dealer, iii .Second-hand Furniture :
and Clothes,'Metals, Sacks,
""._ _    Horses,  Cattle,- Etc.���
The  Ledge has . always, room
for one more ad.   ���'"������' -
la the Similkameen Land District, Recording
District of Fairview: andjsituate East of
and adjoining Lot 1028.
TAKE NOTICE that T, Charles Graser,
intend to aoply for permission to purchase the
following described land:
Commencing- at a post planted at the
South-East corner of Lot 1028; thence North 40
chains; thence East 40 chains; thence South 20
chains; thence West 20 chains; thence South
20 chains; (hence West 20 chains to the point
of commencement, and containing 120 acres,
more or less.
Dated at Midway, B.C., April24th, 1920.
t.    THOMAS
Get your job printing  at. 1 he
Ledge,"before  the paper   is. all
gone. -',""- _--���-'
'Hello Is Obsolete"
..-The use-of "Hello" is. obsolete in' proper telephone practiced.
The correct way to answer the telephone is' to'giye the name of.
the firm, so that the caller.will know, instantly .who is talking. .
It'sounds businesslike, too/and saves time. ' - V; V. ,"
---Economy and Satisfaction
combined with Promjptness
aire the features which go to
make up the Service we give
our customers. Are ybu
one of them?
(Ruled or Plain)
;,,".. (All Sizes)"'- ������-���'-';. _2��
Statements, Business C ards, H
ers. Dodgers, Etp^ Etc. ||
I "Hy ^h W ^*mtW *^��I*Wj ilUlfcH  mil) ^to�� 7 "'   Wm^|
taiuing 86 illustrations all
told, and is filled witb
sketches and ������ stories of
western life. It tells how
a gambler cashed in-after
the flush days of Sandon ;
how it rained in New Denver long after Noah was
dead; how a parson took a
drink at Bear Lake iu
early days; how justice
was dealt in Kaslo in 93;
how the saloon man out-
prayed the women in Kalamazoo, and graphically de ���
picts the roamiugs of a
western editor among the
tender-feet in the cent belt.
It contains tbe early history
of Nelson Tmd a romance
of the Silver King mine.
In it are printed three
western poems, ancTdozens
of articles too numerous
to mention. Send for one
before it is too late. The
price is 50 cents, postpaid to any part of the ������
world. Address all let- ju
ters to ji
'* R. T. Lowery +���
4��      GREENWOOD.  B. C.     4s
* . - ���     *
.4"*1 ��f ��f *?���+��$* 4* ��� *fr 4* *fr 4s
Cuiameeti liotel
One of the largest hotels In "
the city.    Beautiful location, -���
fine rooms and tasty mealo. ~
JOHNSON & EKLOF   -    Proprietors
Nicely iurnished rooms, by the
day, week or month
Synopsis of
F. Nilson
.616 yernon St.. Nelson
Brick building and finely furnished rooms
JOHN BLOMBERG    -   -   Proprietor
Physician and Surgeon
That,he has .located at Greenwood
-.Oflice    -   Guess, Block.-
.Residence ' -   Dr.. Maclean's House
Oflice Phone 90.'       Residence Phone 69
All Work*Guaranteed
>. 0. BOX 148. TELEPHONE 92
Morrison Block. GRAND FORKS, B.C.
xy--.'-..  (Expert Optician)
'..._.X    _'_!     GRADUATE X,.-.,.X
K. W. C^ Block   ; X -      :';'��� Nelson
Agents for Chevrolet,- bodge,. Hudson,
Chalmers, Cadillac cars, and Republic
truck motors ;���     .  Garage ih connection.
"  -DENTIST'-"^
All   the . latest   methods ;in";.high-class
Dentistry.-���,'-;.:.'--. -   -
���: LOO BUILDING ^   -
;:���-"Corner.Abbott-& Hastings Streets.
VANCOUVER,   -  V x  b C.
Deaier in Farm. Produce, Railroad Ties,
Cedar Poles, and Fence,Fosts, Farm and
Fruit Lands For Sale. -Inst yoiir lands
with me.   Have arbuyer for. rgood ranch
h. McKee;
Dealer ia
Orders Promptly Filled
XXii.��� XyimmMENTAL COylTh.,
FMwrZsfxiyi nelson.^- Box'ses.
Mlrlmun:��i)rlc�� of flrat-claaa land
reduced to $6 an acre; aecond-elasa to
$2.60 an acre.
Pre-emption now confined to aur-
veyed lands only...
Records will be (ranted covering only
land suitable for agricultural purposes
ind which is non-timber land.
Partnership pre-emptlona abolished,
but parties of not more than four may
arrange for adjacent pre-emptlona ���
with Joint residence, but eaoh making
necessary Improvements on respective
claims. ; 9
Pre-emptoro-mu��t oocupy claims for
Ave years and make Improvements to
value of $10 per aore, including .clearing and cultivation of at least 6 acres,
before receiving Crown Grant. --
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 improvements to extent of
$300 per annum and records same each
year. Failure to make improvements
or record same will operate as forfeiture. Title cannot be obtained In
less than 5 years, and improvements
of $10.00 per acre. Including 6 acres
cleared and cultivated, and residence
��f at least 2 years are required.
Pre-emptor holding Crown grant
may record another pre-emption, lf he
requires land in conjunction with his
farm, without actual occupation, provided statutory Improvements made
and residence maintained on Crown
granted land. A
TJnsUrveyed "areas, not exceediiig 40
Mres, may be leased as- homesites;
title to be obtained after fulfilling residential and improvement conditions.
For graxlng and Industrial purposes
areas exceeding 640 acres may be
leased by one person or company.
'.. MJU' ,fa��tory 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, ls made.    -       /'��� y
^ ACT.
The scope of thta-Aot U enlarged to
Include all persons joining and serving with Hfs Majesty's Forces. The
time within whloh the heirs or devisees
of a deceased pre-emptor may apply
for title under this Aot ls extended
from for one year from the death of
such person, as formerly, until one
year after the oonoluslon of the present
war. tiThla privilege is also made retroactive.-
'a��.0J2*Z r,1t��nf t��> WJ-wnptlons are
due or payable, ly soldiers oh preemptions recorded after June 26. 1918
Taxes are remitted for five years.    '
Provision for return of moneys accrued, due and been paid since August
4, 1914, on aooount of payments, feel
or taxes on soldiers' pre-emptions.
interest on agreements to purchase
A��iTr^��i. *& loU >���>* 5y members of
Allied Forces, op dependents, acquired
direct or IndW, remitted from enlistment to Maroh 81. 1920. ft
8UB-l��OROHAtEh�� OI�� CROWN   ��
Provision m��4i for Issuance of
Crown grants to sub-purchasers of
Crown Lands, acquiring rights from
purchasers who failed to complete
purchase, involving forfeiture, on ful-
. Ailment of oondltlons of purchase Interest and taxes. Where ���ub-puronM-
ers do not claim whole of original par-
cel, purchase prioe due and taxes Say
be distributed proportionately oWr
whole are*. Applications must be
made by May 1, Mlj. l   ��"
QRAX1NO.   4 ���
Qraslng Aot.'-' ltX��.. for systemaUo
development of ltvettock Industry nro-
vldes for graslng districts and range
administration under Commissioner
Annual graslng perqalts Issued baaed
on numbers ranged; priority for established owners. Stock-owners may
form Associations for range management. Free, or partially free, permits
for sottlers. campers or travellers, up
to ten head.
���P f^e^> *T
PHONE   13
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 Praying .
Palace   Livery  And  Stage
E. W. WIDDOWSOW, Assayer and
Chemist, :-B6x biioS, Nelson, B. C.
Charges:���Gold, Silver, Lead- or Copper.
$i each. Gold-Silver $1.50.' Silver-X/ead
j?.oo Silver-Lead-Zinc $3.00..;: Charges
for other metals, etc., on application.
The Consolidated Mining & Smelting Go.
of Canada, Limited
..-. ��� ... - .        . -c- .      '
OflBces, Smeltifig and Refining Department
Purchasers of Gold, Silver, Copper and Lead Ores
Producers    of   Gold,    Silver,   Copper,   Blueslone, .Pig   Lead   and Zinc
Shamrock Brands
HAM,   BACON   and  LARD
Carnation Compound Butter and.Cheese
P, Burns & Co,   Ltd,   Nelson, R" C
jf,,4.4* 4,4, > 4"i--*"!"*��� 4 4'+4��++at
j Cbe Runic Rotel j
The only up-'toxdate Hotel in the interior,   First-class
in every respect,
Hot and Cold Water; Steam Heat and Telephone in
~: ~       - TT"-. 7 C4ur luuiir."     --7 t"^'Z-~-"-y~"~"
First Class Cafe and Barber Shop
Steam Heated; Electric Lighted.
RATES $1.00 per day aud up; European Plan.
'iii   /Bus Meets all Trains and Boats.
The Mincjrail Province of Western Xwi
v\"Tb:END-bF>ECEMBER,;i917/--- X')y::X. -' Z^'yX'
i-'-XXX    HaB.prodaced Minerals valued as foliows: ;Placer Gold, $75,116,103; Lode
y Gold, 593,717,974; Silverj 843,623,761; Lead $39,366444; Copper, $130,597,620;     Xiz;
Other Metals  (Zinc,   Iron,..efco.), $10,933,466;; (3oal; and Coke,- $174,313,658; .   ;;
Boilding Slone,; Brick,  CemenS, etc.,  $27,902,381; making ifcaf Mineral Prodnc-   ,
-   tion tb. the end of 1917 show an.-"-"    .       ."'-, \ '������' ���-_'''.'       --���.'/��� ���������': '���.-'-   '"/;-���."- --.:--;;
Aggregate Value of $595i571vl07
Prodaction for Year Ending Dkember, 1917, $37^010^392
The Milling Laws of fchia Province. are more liberal and the "fees lower
than those of a.ny other, Province^ in the Doimmion, or any colony in the British
Mineral locations are granted to discoverers for nominal fees.
Absolute Titles are  obtained   by developing snch properties, the security    .
of which is guaranteed by Crown Grants.     N
/- ;   Fall information,;together with mining Reports and; Maps," may be obtain^dj:XXX.
.';������'��� ZXi gratis by addressing���. XXXxX i-xXXXyXZX;i;::"' 'i-i xZvX'-x'X'X;f-~::>. y i{i'' ���.'���' - -;; iX';' ix


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