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""rovincial Libr
Vol.   XXXI
No. 5
Now is the time to Brighten up your Home
We have just received an assortment of
Paints, Oils, Floor Stains,
and Varnishes
Every Thursday
Now Arriving. Order Today
y- ������-���-    . ���   '.,������-.--./.���
Crosse &- BlackweH's Vinegar
In Bottles 45c each. Per Gallon $1.20
Fruit Jars, Rubber Rings, Schram, Economy & Mason Caps
For Quality and Value Order From Phone 46
Just In A Big Line Of
Box, Bulk arid Bars
Buy a box of these extra fine fresh Chocolates
���. # \
|      t Pork Sausage and Weiners
f  * ,   Always, in Stock I    ������
-.Place your orders, for
Preserving Peaches
With Us
We carry only the best stock procurable in
-   - .
Beef, Veal, Pork,   Ham, Bacon, Lard, Etc.
A trial will convince you
1   *
t  JOHN MEYER - Proprietor
Help Us To Give You .
Better Service.
Giving the name instead of the number of the parly being called slows
up the operator. She is now instructed to request the number if it is not
given, tbis procedure being in the interests of good telephone service,
Auction!    Auction!    Auction!
-Why not realize on your
Surplus Stock?
Cash-in hand,  is better than a 6
mouth's Bill for Winter Feed.
TermsfReasonalble V "W
Just Arrived and Very
Reasonably Priced
Ladies fine Silk Hose       $125
All Wool Hose in Black,
Brown and Heather  .85c
Boys and Girls Wool Stockings
Barretts Fancy Lace Edgings
Princess Pat Hair Nets 2 forlSc
Childrens Fancy Handkerchiefs
Greenwood Theatre
Commencing at 8.15  p^m.
Dorothy Dalton
"The Law
of the Lawless"
with Theodore KoslofF, Charles de Roche
 aud TttllyMarshall  ���
Nothing so colorful has ever bee_n
screened as this picture of gypsy and -
Tartar life in -the far-off regions beyond the Roumanian Danube. It's
a glowing romance of "unleashed passion, of picturesque scenes and stir-
��� ring climaxes. .With more real thrills
than a dozen ordinary pictures.
Top Buggy in good shape,   cheap,
cash or trade part Hay or Seed Grain;
BIGGIN, Tailor,   _
Tlifr Consolidated Mining & Smelting Co.
of Canada, Limited
Office, Smelting and Refining Department
Purchasers of Gold, Silver* Copper, Lead and Zinc Ores
Producers of   Gold,   Silver,  Copper,    Pig  Lead  and Zinc
A brand new Diamond Ohio Table
Lamp will be given ua exchange for two
cords "of wood. This lamp burns 95 per
cent, air and is fitted to barn either
gasoline or coal oil. Apply The Ledgb
A pack bag was lost on the "Midway
road about six weeks ago, or it may have
been left in the car in which the undersigned was driven.
A. MASI.ONKA, Midway.
Albert Maslonka is in the market for
hides. Bring your hides to ray shop in
Midway and receive a good price.
Paper Hanging and
Phone 9F.       .      Kettle Valley
Minister in charge
Rev. W. R. Walklfissaw. B. A.
Sunday, Aa?. 3 Ist.
Oreeewooj ?.30 s.s��.
Mrs. Guy Wright, of Nelson,
is visiting' Mrs. Lester McKenzie.
"  Herb Bryant, of Grand Forks,
is spending a few days in town.
Mrs. James Drum, of Beaverdell, is the guest of Mrs. A.
Jas. Machell, of Westbridge,
was a visitor to town during the
week end. ���
E. C. Henniger, of Grand
Forks, was in town on business
on Tuesday.   -���
Thos. Williamson left .this
morning for Victoria to attend
Normal School.
Mrs. T. Jenkin and two sons,
are on a few days visit to Mr.
Jenkin at Trail.    ���>.-';
J. Lange, of Vancouver, representing Canadian Linotype Ltd.,
was in town on Wednesday.
Next Sunday is Labor Sunday.
Service as usual 7.30 p.m. in the
Presbyterian Church.    Come.
Gash paid for^bides at Brown's
Store, Midway." V
Miss Ruth Axam; returned on
Sunday morning from Trail
where she was visiting her sister
-Daisy.;, : 7
Light and heavy draying and
express done by Frank Maletta.
Leave orders at the Greenwood
Miss E. A. Olson returned on
Friday last from San Jose, Calf,
and is the guest of Mr. and Mrs.
G. S. Walters.
Fall Wheat" and Fall Rye at
Brown's Store, Midway.
Sunday School resumes at 10.30
a.m. on Sunday, Aug. 31st. A
full muster ,��of *teachers aad
scholars' requested as practice
commences immediately, for Rally
Day. '.
Venus and the crescent moon
were plainly visible to a number
of,Greenwood, citizens, on. Tuesday morning with a" briifiant'siin
George - Hallett, of the Bank
of Commerce staff, Golden, arrived in town oa Tuesday for a
visit ..with bi_T: parents, Mr. and
Mrs..I. H. Hallett. ���' ,������-.
Miss Lilly Pickthall who has
been spending a few days ia town
the guest of Mr. and Mrs. G. S.
Walters, returned to Grand
Forks on Wednesday.
The Misses Dolly aud Evelyn
Grant returned to Princeton on
Wednesday morning after a five
weeks visit at the home of Mr.
aad Mrs." Lester McKenzie.
Mrs. W. Harrison and son,
William, returned to Princeton
last Sunday morning after a very
enjoyable visit for two- weeks
with.Mr. and Mrs. J. Keady.    -
J. B. Corbet, of Calgary, Supt.
'for Alberta of the Canadian Bank
of Commerce, stopped in town
Monday night, being on a motor
trip to Keremeos and Seattle,
Thelargest fish that has come
to our notice this year was caught
by Mrs. G. S. Walters this week
ia the Kettle river. It measured
22}4 inches and weighed ,3 lbs
12 02s.
The B, C. Distilleries Co. have
leased the Huater-Kettdrick brick
block oa Copper St and will open
up a warehouse for exporting.
Mr. Shannon bf -Vancouver* is in
Mrs. Job a Docksteader and two
daughters left on Tuesday afternoon for Trail where they will
reside. They will be missed by
a large circle of friends in Greenwood and distjict,
Miss Ethel Fraser left on Monday morning for Winnipeg where
she will live with relatives and
attend"school. Chief and Mrs.
Fraser accompanied their daughter as far as-Peaticion,
^ There has been no dance in the
district for a long, time and the
one to be given in the Masonic
Hall - on Labor Day, Monday,
Sept. Ist, uader the Masonic
Lodge should draw a large
Mr. and Mrs. A. Legault returned oa Saturday from au enjoyable motor trip to Seattle and
Portland. Thej were accompanied ou the return journey by
Mrs. W. K. Agaewj mother of
Mrs. Legault,
Mining Notes
The Providence mine will ship a
40 ton car of high grade ore in a
few days.
David Spooner and James Cordy
are doing some developments work
on the Amandy, a promising claim,
near Long lake.
Supt. Baner and a crew of men
have got work well under way on
fehe Spotted Horse, f^and drills
^will be used until a Buifcable compressor can be secured. <
Jim Lynch, of Toroda, Wash.,
a well known prospector, was in
town on Wednesday. Jim and a
party of miners are making preparations 1 to drill for gold ou Eock
Creek,'having secured a specially
constructed  drill  for this purpose.
W. Walkinshaw, of the:Can-
adian Bank, of ��� Commerce staff,
Olds, Alta., arrived in town on
Tuesday for a few days visit with
his brother and sister-in-law,
Rev. and Mrs. W. R. Walkinshaw.
Many have signified, their intention of attending the. Masonic
Ball in the Masonic Hall, Greea-
wood, next Monday, Sept. 1st.
Bush's orchestra are practising
many new dance hits for the
occasion.   .   .
Tenders, are being received for
work to be done to the Post "Office
Building. The public lobby will
be kalsomined and painted, the
cement sidewalk repaired, the
foundation and stone" steps
cemented and new tiles put in the
public lobby.
4 Grain cutting is igeneral in the
Bridesville district with thrashing commencing this week. It is
estimated that 21 cars of grain
will be shipped out. A. R.
Barwick has a fair crop and he
expects to get 35 bushels of wheat
to the acre.
Glen Toney celebrated his.6th
birthday on Tuesday, afternoon
by entertaining^ a number ..off. his
friends7V;Ali-'kihds.of^am.es were
played "and with abundance "of
good things to eat the young
children thoroughly enjoyed
themselves.    ""
Some time ago a parson ia aa
industrial tqyra arranged a Special ' Service -for working men.
The' service was well attended,
and .the preacher began his sermon with the remark: "Rarely
indeed have I been privileged to
address so many tons of soil.
Miss Silvia Price entertained on
Thursday last at tea in honor of
Miss Ethel Fraser who^ left for
Winnipeg on Mohd'ay. - "The
guests- were the Misses Ruby
Goodeve, Nellie aud��� Isabel Keir,
Vera Walmsley, Mary and Ellen
Kerr, Mrs. Sutherland , and Mrs.
On Saturday- night of last
week a surprise party was given-
at the residence of Ola Lofstad
at which there were over 100
present. It was the largest party
ever held iu Greenwood.. The
music for dancing was supplied
by S. Bombini, E. Keobke aad
others. Refreshments were served
atmidnight and "everybody had a
lively lime.
James Adams, of Greenwood,
a native of Scotland aud a pioneer
of B.C. died ia the Grand^ Forks
Hospital on Saturday aiglit after
a few months illness. The late
Mr. Adams was about 75 years of
age, coming to Esquimalt in 1880
and-was-with the C.P.R. during
construction. He also lived in
the Nicola country for many
years. He had been a soldier
aad had served in India. During
his boyhood days he' was a playmate of Sir Thomas Lipton.
Burial took place ia Grand Forks
on Monday.
Last ..week one or two news
items were inadvertently missed
from the columns of this, "The
People's Paper," and after the
paper was issued our attention
was drawn to the fact. The
'editor cannot be here, there aad
everywhere and he does not hear
all that is going on, but depends
largely upon the public for telling him their news items. " If
you have any social affair or personal item or news of local interest let as know about it aad it
shall be gladly published. Doa't
forg.et that this is YOUR paper
aad it depends largely oa your
co-operation if it Is to be bright,
saappy aad newsy.
V   Kettle Valley Notes
There will be no Service in4 the
Anglican Church on Sunday, Aug.
Miss Evelyn O'Donnell ia going
to Vancouver feo attend school
Misa Winnie Whiting is shortly
leaving for Vancouver to attend
school afe Kerrisdale.
Mr. and Mrs. "Whiting entertained a large party Ia3fe Tuesday
evening at their home.    '
Mr. and Mrs. E.  N"orris entertained a large party from  Midway^
afe the Eiver on Sanday.
. A meeting of the "Womens Auxiliary will be held afe Mrs. Thor-
burn's on Wednesday, Sepfe. 3rd.
Miss Florrie..Jnpp is leaving soon
for Vancouver to attend school afe
the Sfe Anthony College, -Burnaby
Messrs.  Harker   & Pausey   are
rapidly completing the house they 7
are erecting for Will Johnston afe 7
Rock Creek. V
Mr. and Mrs. G. Swannell are f>
spending a shorfc holiday on a ff
motor trip to Nelson and other. ;
Kootenay points. -7 .7,
The Stock Breeders  Association   0
have coming into fehe  district this
week Mr. Ludlow,  of P. Burns &
Co., to look over any fat catfele.     "    .
Dr. .W. D. Smith, Dentist of
Grand Forke, will be at Beaven
Gane'a on Sunday 31sfe at 9 o'clock.
Anyone wanting dental work done
can see him there that day.   '
The  writer is 'glad  feo Bfeafee the .
latest; news of Mrs. E. Hafefeon from
Grand Forks, is that she is much
better and ife is hoped that she may , ,",.
make  a complete   recovery from
her illness.
Paley Wilson is not  returning
'from the Old Counlry until  next
spring.     He reports the   rainfall
thiB summer as slightly excessive,-   -''
Residents" of this seefciou are all ?V
familiar, wifehhis version,.'of  tbcfW
following well known song: y
"The grasshoppers come hop, hop, hop, \f
"     hop." v
This is a new verse.      , , ��� '*
The  raindrops  they come drop, drop,"
,     drop, drop,     " 1' - '-.   '     -,       - \ y
Spoil all niy cricket, I fiopi flop, flop, flop. _ -'-���
In mud that is just clot, clot, clot,' clot.   ;'
I awfully mouldy.
Ive got a motto, always merry and bright   ,
Look around and^ou will find
Mud before you and mud behind,
The sun will shine altho' the sky so gray is' -'
I say to myself, to myself I say,
Cheer up laddie you'll soon be where	
Thesun's hotter than Hades.-
The Charge of the Bobbed
- By R. Montgomery
Bobbed hair to the right of us,   -
Bobbed hair to the left of us,
Bobbed hair behind us,
Tresses asandered.
Some with a heavy-crop,
Some with a light crop,
Into the barber shop
Walked the bobbed hundred.
Women of high degree,
Women past fifty-three,
Determined that they shall be
One of the numbered.
Women bf every class,
Mother, daughter, little lass,   .
Sweetheart, sister, join the mass
Ofthe bobbed hundred.
Some with bangs, some without, -
Some are shingled round about,
Some in curls, and some in doubt,
In case they have blundered. _ .
Some of them do look real swell,
Some of them do look like���well,
It's something not just well to teil
Kow looked the bobbed- hundred!
New Dalton Outdoor Picture
An outdoor -picture, colorfil in
extreme, is Dorothy Dalton's latesfe
Paramount picture, "The Law of
the Lawless," It contains a. variety
of thrills and mystery combined
wifch a passionate and primitive
love romance of fehe Tartar -and
gypsy. This picture, said feo be an
entertaining aad novel photoplay,"
may be seen at the Greenwood
Theatre next Saturday, Aug. 30feh,
Theodore Kosloff, Charles de Roche
and Taily Marshall support the
star, each playiag featured roles.
E, Lloyd Sheldon made Ihe adaption from a siory of the' waadering
gypsy tribes by Konrsd Bsreoviei,
a famous Eoamaalan author. TEB   LEDGE,   GBEENWOOD) ;M &
People Refuse To
Leave Volcano Area
English Engineer Forecasts Increase
In Commercial Flying In Canada
K.iiveasting ;. tremendous advance
in eoniim.rei.il ll;>ing in tlit-"* very near
future. Charles II. Loi'Uion.sc, M.I.IC.C.
internal combustion engineer anil expert wlio ait.encioci tIn* convention of
British scientists and itic* international niailieniaiioa.1 congress, Toronto,
ltills of experiments now being carried
oa which will.redu.lt in tiie {traduction
of a $1,000 airplane.
"The chief saving in cost," he explained, ''is in the engine. For quite
:i period engineers have been endeavoring lo put out iv sound, low-
priced aero-engine. It is expected
iliai their efforts will lie crowned with
success before, the. end of the year."
Press dispatches from London slated ihat .Mr. Lofthouse liad been sent
over by the British air ministry t.o act
in tlie capacity of consultant adviser
io tlie Canadian Air Force. He has
had many years' experience in' aeronautics. <������
"Since the war. which gave a very
tremendous impetus io flying in Great
Britain, the aim of the engineer has
been to perfect a sniall plane with a
high horsepower engiue. The advantages are to enable.the machines
(o land in.ii very sniall area, and they
will also'have au enormous lilting
power. These ���machine's should be a
very fine commercial proposition for
"Commercial (lying in Canada is in
Ir.s  infancy,  and  requires  developing.
It needs all lho encouragenient.tliai.il.
can be given by governments and priv-
. alt; corporations.'.' Ii-c;u7b"e utilized
_ lor'quick service, carrying of machih1:
_��\rj;'_t_o parts*."where"railways do not rim":
. also mail,-"mill..paXseng'eis,-. and. its efli-
(���iency   in -J'ore.W patrol.iias   already.
been jested.'.'   ��� -"' '���;'���'.---': y
""���:."! n iuidit ion 7 itr.simplifies".to, 'an, r-h-
��� itrmoii.s. ex.1 em -,lh'e .problem' o.f' 'making
Mirv.eys" of all-kind,, and is of: immense
-Value in" phouigrapby," - lii.tliosp two
ways, 'in particular.-, commercial .'Hying-iii-trio. Dominion",  where -a great
' doalof-w.ork of tlii.s'.kind;mu��i be dime.
��� litis a-great future.    '.;-.   ff
"Canada" is.well endowed with.young
. varfexperieiiped pilots and.fniechanics
wh"o"'"could , readily be utilized by com:
Kiie'rciai corpora! fr-nsfwiiTi--'a very little
nmofunf of-addiu'q.ia! training.'. . "Can-
:a��ia f'pres.ents.Vi --'.wonderful - field.' for
"aeronautics, .but' a:'fiejltl   whicli.;is;' as
f-yet,-;-alniost undeveloped/'-   .  -\. }:.'. -. ---
V-f Basketball. Championship.;- -"'.''..-
'", '-"By (1 ef eat ing' .the I ea in"' from' Si ras's-
burg .in the; Olympic- .Galiies" at Paris';
'iho^Kihii'onioii.'C.oiiimercrai G'ra'dtrat.es
Baslcetbail- team, have", been' declared
:-undisputed" champions.-'of -the "world.
This--.learn of girK.'have .made' a wonderful ivc-oni:--'.../\I) comers- so'- far
have .been'." beaten by Mh'e:.Kduioi'iion
pfrls,'.' ���;���-".   .'.''7-; 7 ' XX  V-   X. '��� ;-.-.
";;"��� TlieiVi.Viii ear'thquake'abOiil oiice a
'weekfin the'city of Lima, Peru.'-7'
Recent   Eruption   on   Babuyan   Island
Fails to  Drive  Residents
The most primitive people of the entire Philippine archipelago dwell on
tlie Island of Babuyan, some sixty
miles north of Luzon, according to
members of Governor-General Wood's
party who visited that group recently.
The lotal population of the Island Is
seventy-seven, composed of fourteen
married men, the same number of
married women, twenty adult unmarried women, iwealy-five children of
bolh sexes aiul four old women.
.Money is unknown among lhe people, with lhc exception of Bernardino Bosal, ihe head man, who.treasures a few silver pesos as a reminder
of his former life iu Luzon. Itosal
Is pries!. Judge, legislator and executive afl in one. He ofUciut<>s at funerals, marriages and births and adjusts
all tribal differences.
Dr. Paciflco -La.vgo. au assistant in
the Philipine Health Service, who was
a member of the Governor-General's
party, landed or. Babuyan Island and
explored the volcano which reeeutly
was In eruption.
"From the top of the mountain to
the water's edge the once exuberant,
vegetation was burnt off and boulders,
ashes and lava cover the mountain
side," said Dr. Lay go. "A new crater
appears to have formed from whicli
steam is continuously rising. The advisability of transferring-llie inhabitants to lhe mainland of Luzon was discussed with ihe islanders, but they decided that they preferred io remain on
Babuyan, although most of. their corn
and comote fields were destroyed by
the eruption. They were terrorized
by the (low of rocks, fishes and steam
from Hie volcano, but tliey could not
be persuaded to leave, their only desire being to get. to tlie northern end
of the island where they believed ihey
would be safe from future eruptions."
Microscopical Prayers
Engraving Lord's- Prayer On a Pin
Head Starts New Industry-
AVandering about, town, one might
get. the idea thai America had developed "a" now industry��� -thai or engravr
.ing the Lord's" Prayer on pin heads."
.The'iriTprossion'.i.s".strengthened if one
takes, to visiting 'the regions ih, which-
s'ide'shrjtvs;flourish,;'ne:tr town or'.along
the - rustic.".-froifles - .of ihe"" travelling-"
shows." - - - -' f ''" ,-' '--.-������xx V -"
7 Considering -.thai- ihe- man who ��� en-;
graved' the.prayer ou a pin a.fewoears
"ago- was -reported--tof have".' gone blind
tind "insanee asVi-'resiiit'-.of- his three"
years brapplicaiJon, one-might, almost,
pause to.ask -Jf. all thisf'pifn engraving-
fwere not -dangerous.".. There is iio.
fear; however:, .the. engraved ."pin bfusi-.
ness has . been ."placed..on a" "saffef'-and
sane,basis-.    "-.,".���7""-- .     .'ff- "'-.��� ���������.-
- The, original' pin" 'was all .thai,'has
been' -said- for'- it./-- .Ori afdisk 7'oi-t.y-
sevon oiie-.t.housaiidihs.of-an .inch -iu
diameter -.'there ." were .engraved .65
words' with .251 lotters.fand "nearly
2,000'Hues had f.o;.be; cut in. doing Jt.:
Tlie'f original might'-conceivably'-have
got lost in .a 'sewing"basket..and gone
���the way, of .allfpinsj- But- a die was
liiaVle of, it��� no inconsiderable job; in'
i .seifWi'mi the markeU'is' now.supplied
.froni the "die.-��� The 'J\'_ A*." Times;.' ' "f ;
Say ''Bayer''-InsistI
For Pain      Headache
Accept only a
Baj'-er package
Avhich contains proven directions
Handy "Bayer" boxes of 12 tablets
Also boiilcs'of 2-1 and 100���Druggist*
Aspirin ls tb�� truOe mark (roKlstcrol in.
OanaJo) or llayer 'M��niirnciure of Mono-
���ccticaoldcs-tcr uf  S��l!>-.vlk'ac!<l
Did Indians Migrate
From Northern
Asia ?
Will Be Interested, in Mrs.Jhomp-
3onTs Recovery, by Use of Lydia E.
, Pinkham's Vegetable Compound
���: - Winnipeg,. Mail ~." Lydia"' E.fPink-'
liain's "Vegetable' Compound-, iias'-'cioiie.
me gotifj' in' every.,-way.'   I -was-' very"
.weak and run-dawn and had" certain"
troubles* that women -of my. age are'
- likely to Have'..- I did "not- like to go' tci
...the doctor" so 1 took ..the Vegetable Com-
..pound and am still taking it right-along.
. -i.recbmmend it to my friends and tbfany.'-
."" one I "know who is not feelingw'ell.''���"
���Mrs. Thompsok, 303 Lizzie St,Winni-f:
-��� peg,rMan.     ���' -- .."'.,
' -When' women who are between the
-ages of forty-five arid fifty-fiveare beset
-with-such "annoying symptoms as, ner-
- vousness,; irritability,.-melancholia and.
heat fiaahei; which produce headaches,.
dizziness," or a sense'of suffocation, they-
--.-'should take Lydia E:-Pinkham's Vege-'
"'. table Compound, I't is especiallyadapted
to help women through this crisis. ���' It
is- prepared from roots and herbs aiid
contains no harmful drugs-or narcotics..
'������- This'famous remedy, the medicinal
- ingredients of which are derived from
roots and herbs, has for- forty years
proved its value in such cases. Women
everywhere bear willing testimony to
the wonderful virtue of Lydia E. Pinkham's Vegetable Competed.
'Women who suffer should write to the.
1 rdrs E.Pmk2i&m Medicine Co.,C��boarsr,
Ctetario, for a free c��py of Lydia B."
FS5khaih^ Frivste Text-Book upofi
*'" Ailments Peculiar to Wossea."      Qr
RefusedTpositibn Of ^       -
Governor Of.Tasmania
Theory  Disputed   But  No  Satisfactory
Answer Yet Given
Thero is cause for war. ainong ftli-
noloffisis ami anthropologisls in tlio
statement made"by the noted .scientist.
Dr. Ales ITedlicka, lliaL the Indian
tribes on ilie American continents
migrated from Northern Asia via llie
Behring Straits not more, ihan 10.000
years ago. Old as is this theory, it
has been frequently disputed, and io
the questions of doubters as to how
the distribution became so thorough
throughout the continents, and how
linguistic and physical differentiations
became so marked, no satisfa'cttJfy answer has yet been given. The theory
of Dr. Roland 11. Dixon, of Harvard,
that, the skull forms show numerous
widely different races. Including some
of marked negroid characteristics, and
his conclusions that there have, been
many prehistoric types on the American as on I.he Asiatic continent are
'rejected almost as vigorously by
those who. uphold, (he theory of "Asiatic-origin via a single route of- nu'gra-
i ton.'-.-'-
One thing alone-soenis certain���that,
asfyet no satisfactory evidences of
primitive nir.u have, been found on
this l continent. Numerous remains
have been reported front lime to tinie
as 'antedating - the uldes't Kuropean
and. Asiatic findsv but. in no case-lias
the. evidence of age been generally ac:
cepted- by - the authorities. . On., ihe
other..;;band,; -.ilie""- entire: problem "of
migration -.on both Americn.n'" continents, is-, still so:speculative asVo'make
it.. utisafe to. offe. conclusive -general-���
izatlons.-���.Regina-Host.~  -    -   "  _..": '
Have   Issued   Jutland   Report
Appendix By Lord Jelh'coe Most
Interesting Part of Admiralty
Ai last (he Admiralty have issued
their official account, of Ihe Battle of
Jutland, but instead of putting an
end to controversy it will probably increase it. Jutland 's one of those
historical events about the details of
which people of leisure will continue
to Write hooks and pamphlets for the
next century. Ti;ey��._uve already begun it in America.' A great naval action Is a complex affair, and, apart
trom the general strategy, there, is
infinite room for honest differences
of opinion on the details. There, were
hound io bo decropaucles in tlie various ship's records as to times and
ranges and hearings, and the Admiralty profess io have adjusted these
discrepancies by means of "erilcr-
ions of possibility ami probability."
Hut those are not exact eriterions, ihey
differ with ev<.ry expert,, and we are as
far away as ever trom objective truth.
The ordinary nil-ir will content himself with a knowledge of the general
features of the battle, wliich, happily,
are beyond doubt. The most interesting pari of the Admiralty publications is the appendix by Lord .fellicoe,
who vigorously controverts many of
the findings. Lord Jeilicoe, represents, of course, a>dlffereat view of
naval battle strategy from that held
by the present First Sea Lord; but the
controversy ls not on this point, biit on
cerlaln- details of the action. Lord
Jeilicoe, for example, defends Admiral
Evan. Thomas against, the criticism
thai he delayed 'origin'^ the Fifth Battle Squadron into action at the same
time as the Battle Cruisers. Tho Admiralty allege that for an hour after
S.30'p.m. the two fleets were, little
more than six miles apart"; Lord Jeilicoe says that this is correct only "if
the Third Light Cruiser Squadron and
the Fourth Scout Group are considered to represent the British "and German fleets, but wholly inaccurate when
applied to the main bodies." ���> It may
be mentioned that.the'Admiralty take
a very��� different view of the movements of the Ge-man fleet from that
given In the book of. Admhal Seheer..
The.iiew iiubljcation does not do much
in thc way of presenting to the ordinary reader a clearer picture or Jutland, by far the best account, or which
is still, thai combined in Sir Julian
Corbeft's third volume of the Oflicial
rives more zest ana digestion ���'
feut also f3g^5l.ti���� it adds
Bccause.it aias
nourishment to too
Find Queer Animals
In Panama Jungle
Scientists Investigating Mysteries
Unearthed By Marsh Expedition
Aside from the ���'while"' -Indians
brought back from the Pauaina jungles by the. Uicliard O. Marsh expedition, seienlisls are investigating other
zoological and botanical mysteries unearthed   by   the expedition
Gets Credit For Breaking   Long  Spell
Of Drouth
The first rainfall of any consequence
in    Poking    and    vicinity during the.
present   year  occurred   -Vfity   21'.      ItV
i rained again May 22.-   The drouth was,
the most prolonged for several years.
There is little of the unusual in the.
ibove facts.     Springs are apt to be
The noteworthy
Among!.,     .   ..     ,  ,.��� .
,i        _,������-_,,__, .dry in North China
(hem is a Irog that builds a house.        W..���     <    ,_   X- ���.  _,   *���.,       -. , ,,
���,, , , ,,,     ,-     _    feature Is   the   tact  that  the  rainlai!
I his   queer    Irog.   says Charles-M.      ,    .,   ,    ... ,
t,    ,       ,        . v,        , ���   ,     ,    i coincided with a.solemn ceremony per-
Breder,  Jr., of Newark, an lcthyolo-   . . .    ���      ���     .���,.���,       ;,
formed in Poking to \\x Shen, the god
Salary Too  Low Says. Labor Member
������"-',-'   ' X    ,- .Of Common's .        '---""': ;7
-The refusal .by. James-O'Grady,.
Labor'."member" oif iho House of Commons for South East'Leeds, to'accept-
the" position -oi;. Governor, of Tasmania
because of the .'expense'eonriectedf-with
ihc office'has.given rise to;consider-':
able discussion. : The official salary-
of. the Governor of- Tasmania;Is.only
��-2,-750 and 'Mr. OtGrady has declined
oh the ground .that'lief has'-not sutli-
cient private. ni>;.*ins ."to ' suppjumont
this"'salary, which .he regards as in-;
suniclent. -- ... V.- -'- Xy[y "
. -The'-paliy Herald, Labor organ, sug-
"gestsf tliat' the" Colonial, oflice" 'asK -a.
I Canadian:or an 'Australian to be .Gov';
! ernosV ; The paprr-is of ft lie opinion
't hat. men ""rich "and-fdeinocraIic 'enouglr
could be-easily found in the Dominions
and ,:.says "ihat. such fan" acf would, do
more, tfo show.-..'that- "the British".states
were-uiiiiethtiian-.ycars of talk.-, ..''...:
'An official *stavmen.t^was _nia.de. re--
cehrly at Hobart, Tasmania,-that the
Tasmania. .Government'-did,- not. intend ,to provide additional moneys for
the Governor's esiablishment. '' T.lie
Governorship ��� has been vacant since
^February,; .1923. '-.   .-'.:.���   -   ; f     WW
Sports and Accidents V
Record of lnsura.i"ce; Company. Shows'
.": - -\ Ever Present .Hazard - f :.
What .is .ihe-incst "dangerous, siiori-?.
An-insurance compahy-on I he''Pacific
Coast, has kejit a.rec"ord for ten "years"
showing-how many, claims it'lias" niet
for"~(Iealli -and accident arising put "of
eiigagemen"!. in variotiK kinds"of'sport.
There wereiiC.Josl. their liv'es/'whjje "a,
number Io.at":C-habd;.a'.foot. "or eyesight.."
���The' statistics" a"re"n"or;cbncius.ive" lie"-'
fcaus.. ilu1 number-of. iiebple. whof follow certain fines'eT sport is not given
for comparison.; The.-figures.'.which
do no!, include.'automobile-.-accidents
sustained on' pleasure' trlps,:-��re', inter-
est ing, however", :as showing tliarf- the
hazard of life' aad" limb hi .ever- present, no matter whaifihe wideavor."* X-
-./:'._' [   X'���X--...   ^0_ 0'r "X-X -..
. '��� '.. :' -.     '" _ -,.<:ialnts
.Hasebifli '���'....-. ���;......... ,010 -
Bathing ';.."" '.XX...".-    4J3 '
Basfc'iM or ha'ndbftll ....   .275..
Falls, while, -in 'field }w   ; ,-
woods .".". ..;,.....,...'   ,22(i;"
Wrestling." .V...;.'...'.."..  }2\'A
Fishing *; f . 7-.; f,l97.;
Golf."-;..'-:"...... Wf ..'.-'..-" 167--'
Tennisf .... .".���:".-...,,-.- .'-' 157 -
Skating  .-...... .,.������������������    1' I '
'Gymnastics  :..-",....-;.'..   111
l.oating .'���...-._.'.-,'.���-'.: .,.'���;.     .07-
H��inting'-- .���[:,������.���: ���������'......[,-' !)2,.
Bowling.-.-.." ..-...'..-ff.."    ii'L-
Dancing" ....',.'."..;.;.."��� , f -1-t
llolo,. i.yXXx.XyX.X'.   Z- 2
Miscallaneoua   .,-.;..-._:...-   .423 [
Cof.s'iiiig'-yX.. X:..:... .\-   .17
WX..XX V. . 1539 -
i.... Eskimos ..-Losing-\Gra2.ng." Lands' ���".
'.'���', Alaska;.^-Eskimosi,;.With������ their- large
.reindeer herds,of:,'the Seward Peninsula are facing the same problem, that
sheep "men did in-the", western states
years, fa'go, according ' to William T.
Lopi>7 Superintendent -'of-'the Alaska
Division of-the Bureau of Education".
'*��� "There are no. land leasing or graz-
.   -���*-������--._.-.       ..        ......       - '/-*   . -
ing ".laws/in" the'nonh'and. regardless
J of-fhe^naUve3* prior, rights to-Uie land,
iheir. relncleer.;herds are being slowTy
crowded ���' put,'* -:: said   SuperiBtendent
iAyysXXXX'Xiyy.y _[.-x-yy' z.yyyyXX'i
Ann, 515!.
$ 25_;$J8
;" 15.2G2
.- .14.0'JS
X. -S.C36
���, ��� ��� -9.r>2S
" "77.21s
'' .' 3.59-i'
: 3.555
���7. 2,540.
, f'26,132-
7 .'������ 1.4.43
Guarding Treasures At Wembley
Larget Staff    of. .,Picked.    Detectives
���'   Employed in "all Buildings
Tho guarding, of;\Vembley's troas-1
urevs,' valued . fat" f'fnany,'.millions of
pounds, Isataslc-' controlled - by .-one
nian,-.-Major Crodltes; "and .:his' staff of
nearly 200 specitlly"'pickcdfassistants.,
.- The-guard','which,-patrols, day and
niglit throughoul-the ground/and ihe
various palaces .and. sections.,, ie composed ' of. "..ex-Melropblitan-.-'Police, detectives. ConVmisslonares",- members of
the Veterans Corps and others', f ' '_.-
. AH the Domlnioivand overseas sections'a re guarded by .their-own staffs.-
fVPat'rollins firemen, . with . telLlale
clocks To record their movements, also
in ihe Ceylbti.section, where there is
more' ihan :�� 1.000,000- vvoiih of jewels,
a learn of naiiv-.-s.performs" the daily
and :".'nightfly.'' task- of prdt'ecting. the
table onf-wiiich-f there' ,is ,; -��506,000
worth-of . pem.i/.ihe'.-rou'Bli' sapphire
\ydrtlf ��25.000, aud other valuables.".
South Al'rfca, with its exhibit of
��250,000-worth of jewels.and sack-of
rough diamond;-rock, aft .-present unvalued, nlso..l;.Kes care ,qf itself..-" India and- Canada,, boasting- each-'more
than ��-,100.000 worth'of'gems,'the lat-.
ter.with- a 3-tdti" rock fof; silver' ore
Valued at JC5,000,- are 'also-.self-guarded".-.7 ,' "-' W" ; .--' ".-',- X. y.
.Who'ii the palaces and-halls shut for
lite- nlgh.tf tliey are.all .securely.'locked
ujii.ahd behind.their . iron gates are
the men who patrol every.corner and
register'their paliols-on speclaltlnie-.
sheets and' clocks'. To'"break .lh";-!o
the' British -Estip'.re K.vhibitlon- -would
be (i flask, few professionji! burglars
-would-carfi to attempt. ���'.   --.-  . '-������  :
gist of tire American Museum of Natural History, builds a dam in front,
of ihe hollow he has selected and
when tho water seeps through to make
a lagooixhe sits and chants a love song
until a lady frog appears to join him
in his "apartment."
Another, species of frog was found
that, with its mate, kicked up a tremendous froth-of water so ihat'the
bubbles covered ihe eggs and these
were sealed with a-viscous fiuid. When
the dry" season arrives the tadpoles
have plenty of water to develop' in and
later'the torrential rains break the
bubbles and releat-e-the tiny frogs tci
a more venturesome existence.
".Mr. l.reder describes the piranha,
a species of man-eating sardines so
licious that a sohool ol iliem quickly devours anyone who lalls overboard. Uo himself, bathing, lelt
hundreds of nips on his legs and
body and his efforts at splashing to
frighten the assailants scned only to
make them concentiate thcir attack,
lie tells of a Iresh-water 11 j ing fish
three inches lon^ras thick as blotting
paper, and of an armored fish (he natives cook in its shell and eat much
like a crab.
He said the inteilor Indians were
gentle and ki'idly, except when
drunk on liquoi made iiom maize
chewed to a jmlp by fho most beauti-
__.ii! of tne village maidens. Their
manner of fishing is to dive alter Ihe
.quarry and Mr. iireder sa\s even the
most game Panama bass cannot es-'
cape them.
.T!_dr religion Is a combination o1
nature and VleUI worship and a
uace of Catholicism, piobably handed
down from some long-forgotten Spanish missionary .priests, 7 They .usually-have, three wives and there rarely
is jealousy among-them, for; each time
a wife, is added :there-is'less-work to
be .done by- the others..   -���'      _.-- '--''
Byron and the Ajbbey
of rain.     -"������ -       ,     ' -.     '
Prompted by the distress of agriculturists whose crops have, been all
but ruined by the drouth"," Peking officials and religious bodies issued.an invitation lo the -ollicials of Shantung to
send lo the capital a historical Iron"
tablet of the Ming dynasty which is
said lo have a record for producing
rain. According to a story which is
widely accepted by the Chinese,7 a
magistrate'of Hantanhsien, Shantung,
in the "days of tlie .Ming emperors, became so concerned over the" sufferings
of his people because of drouth-that
he cast, himself into a well as a sacri-
ficefto the gods. On the following ,
day rain iel! and (ne drouth was broken.
Out of^gratitude (or their deliverance the people built a temple and
enshrined in it an iron tablet inscribed with (he nam) ol their martyr and"
a reeoi'd of his deed. The then em=
pcror, when the tacts-were related to
him. was so impressed that he con-
ieried upon the magistrate's name ihe
tiile Yu RliL-a. In fhe year following
the tablet has been broughtVt inter-
���\als to Peking when the necessity i'or
appraling to (he rain god became !
acute, as in the present instance.     '
A daj or two ago lhe tablejL arrived.
Jt was leverentlv placed in a vellow
sedan chair, a relic of the imperial
days, and with much ceremony borne
to a temple inside the Forbidden City.
There a ceremony was enacted before
it with incense and kowtowing exactly as was done in the imperial days.
Officials of the Boy Emperor's court
and of the republic participated side
by fide.
. Mrs. David Gagne, SI." Godfrey, QikjL
writes:���"1 havt". used" "--Baby's   -Own'
Tablets for" iny- three little obos and
have..found.them .such an--"excellent,
medicine-thaf-I-always keep "them"W"
band .and would strongly, advise all
other mothers, to do tho same" thing;"
The-Tablets"'are a mild, but" i.horough-
laxativc- which quickly relieve consti-
Pleav'For.-'Recognition ""of
.    '"'-��� ���' ' ���'   :. ' tlfe"Po'et"
-SYe regret -that the decision'.of-ihc'
Dean-.of- Westminster .is against- plac ,.
ing "a-.-memorial. tablet to Bvron"in' the j ^bn. Aaf .'tniHjgcstion;. .breakup colds
.,,   ���--   ��� ., -.. "���',_-'���     "and simple, severs and   promote, that
-Abbey.:    It js- true that Byron ,was. ;ivhealolfttl.   refrcslilng-'.' sleep"-,   which
<man.-of .bad lite, , bul .sd; were. Charles 1 makfS'. the- baby-'thrive.  - -They .'are
��� 'sold/by all medicine, dealers .or by mail
.One riiilroad ,of"-EDglaml is selling
tickets -lhat '-iricIuiTe transpprtajlon.
by rail, by automobile,- and", complete
board ami lodging in" hp't.els.-<:'.' '..    -
7,vHeip: a niaii out'of trouble, and* lie.
will-rfeniember yoa'when hr- gets=" into
trouble .aga'in.
All reptiles shed their skin, but. not
until, they, have acquired t fresh on*-,
During-'the 21 years - ending 1605,
Japan had an average of-X461_��.-arUr"
qliak'es' a" J'ear, most .of them ^lightf f
X- vi &���& '���������yrXr~T7rzrr~T:&  " "
.   For a period o�� 14S& j;ears ending
Jn 190S, Japan had 244 earthquakes,
I more or lese dlfcf.frircijs. ia character.
I   ��� WW;-   V 7 ���'.:��� - -'.'���    :''   ���'
II.," Mary" Queen' ol" Scots; "arid -many
other,persons who are commemorated
in the-;Abbey. " ''i.hcvessehUal c'onsid-"
era flon of tlicc.if.c Is: Was liyron "a
great .-poet?_-;'- Without ' question, he-
was.-; and .'that- is- a universal, - not a
national, verdict. Therefore5he.should
bis cdmii.emora ted fin the;Abbey. Su'reX
ly: there, ls af statute of-'-llmjiaiions to
be pleaded in such 'cases.-;-1 His .misdeeds-.tire dead;- ills verse .lives.
-Implorel. pae'em.,-._-- 'That-is. the' pasji-
word, and It sho ild ln> Tepeated.-^-The
Spectator, (London)..   .7   '.  '   .-"'  -.
at>25 cents, a box from"The DiVWil-
liams*.Medicine 'Co., "Brockville, On!. [
X ���'   ------Jimiriyf Was Off Form
f The,girls-liked JJm.'at a picnic, iho .'-
girls' liked him at a' ball, tho girls !ik- ,
cd Jim at i?ie seashore, or���_. any ���'��� old -:
place-'at-all.' '"���'    -ff.
���' ;But they no longer. Iik'ef7him," !nor .
even.".make, him .fudge. There was a .
beauty contest, anft". .limm'y-.'\va.s'_ tlis-.'
judge- : !'"'"-.^r.MoBlri'a!"Stniv-'- f   .7 ='.'
;   A/i-Important, industry ;
; An.{mporlant branch bf the'British
Columbia forest-.p-'oduciss industries is;
tho -m'ariu fact ure.. of -wooden" boxes.
There .faro .. Iwe-nly-fivQ' box:making
Tlie pre's'OJil-'day Xorfolk jacket .Is 'a  plants'-in Uie province,'representing, a
repfoductlpn' of -tbe'chainMviail. ha'u-1 capita! of-fbetwoon $S,000,000' "and $4,-.
berk..' - ���;��� -.'."'- L "" ;7 '" - j 000,000. About L200 people are employed-in thc manufacture and handling of" wooden boxes In- British"CoV
iimbla .and the ai.nun!" payroll -is-.'"not
less"tha'a .$1,250,000." .}���'.'.- .-.; X-. "    ���
The c'iiUens of. Boston- as-_4;arly; as,
1635, by - vote-'-appointed-'a schobl-
inasier.        '    ,., ." r . ���   .WW    ..-
Iiisect Bites!?
' "-Minard's "fakes the sting.out.-of.
' <h'*'mf..- Take it. to , the -. woods
.wlth'you.':- '���������". -7 '��� '-    . -   '.
(PftOMOtt SlX��firr*RMjH'ti
A t��i ��� ���
vm .ECOHOMV ���tnr
1 juj'iiwi
'-��� Halifax, ..N.S.-���Radio / advices here
August '2l~"'arinouneed the .safe arrival
at Greenland of the-American world
encircling airmen. Lieutenants Smith
and Nelson, ending their.-825-miIe hop
from-Iceland. The Italian flier, Lieut.
Locatclli, was not mentioned. The
time of arrival was given as,8.10, the
two machines landing' almost together.
Washington���Officials remained on
duty at both the war and navy department all nightawaiting word from
the American army world fliers, and
as the lime wore on, with no report,
being received,'they prepared to continue their watch into Ihe early hours
of the "morning.. - V
Lack of any official message from,
or concerning, the fliers was attributed to difficulties in communication
such as Irequenily experienced when
the aviators were in Iceland.   -
No Demonstration As
French Troops Depart
Offenbourg, Baden, Germany.-���
Popular rejoicing' over the departure of the French occupational '���
troops from hei e, Appenweir and .
a number of neighboring villages,...
finds mute, expression, in the Liberal display of the German republican colors, which are flying froin
almost every house and public
building in the places affected by
the troop movement. r The evacuation proceeded, in an orderly
fashion, the French avoiding every
display of ostentation which might
prove offensive to the German citizens who also refrained from--
demonstrations which might have
netlled the "departing forces. A
large.contingent of French civilians and- their families followed
in their wake. .'
Gave Interesting" Address
Prince Will Avoid ^
Public Functions
Believes U.S. Must
Recognize Soviets
Third   Party   Evidence   of   Changing
Thought Says Rakovsky
- Moscow.���Discussing the influence
of fhe United States antl the" Anglo-
Russian agreement embodjing general
and commercial treaties, Christian
Rakovsky, the Russian Charge D'Af-
faires at London, v.iio signed Ihe
treaties, said:
"America is at present the, most
conservative capitalistic country. Under the mask of defending democratic
principles, it protects tjie interests of
the big American capitalists. America strives to "place Europe under its
economic guardianship, but Russia's
social regime presents for the United
States' capitalists the greatest obstacle in establishing their authority
ovpr the European and Asiatic continents."
In the opinion ef M. Rakovsky, Ihe
Tnited States will -ultimately be compelled to recoguize Soviet Russia, as,
lie contends there aro signs . of big
changes in the International.- life of
the United States. He cites the appearance' ot the "third party" as furnishing the best proof that "America
has been foreud out of lhe social
equilibrium which hitherto has serve'd
as aguarantep._of her conservatism."
Appreciated Privacy Attending Visit
To Canada Last Year
London.���The Prince is anxious to
reach his ranch hs early_as possible
and his stay on Long Island, where'he
will witness the international polo
fmalches. between (earns representing
Great-Britain and Ihe Uniled States,
will positively bo his,only stop on.his
way to Alberta. .What he may do on
lhe return journey is as yet undecided, althoitglrit is certain he will-avoid
any public lunclions. Perhaps (he
Prince will stop over at Jasper Park,
Alberta, and during 'he time he is
holidaying at his ranch he will likely
spend a weekend at Banff.  -
The Canadian Press has authority
for stating that * the Prince of Wales
and his" suite appreciated and were
extremely gratified by (he privacy
which attended the visit of His Royal
Highness to Canada last year, and the
Prince is looking forward to similar
privacy on his forthcoming visit.
"Tho Prince's ranch is a real retreat for hiai, and everybody he met,
both in" the 'vicinity of (he ranch
and at Banff, were' most kind and
considerate of him," declared" the
authorities. -��� ���
of tho University of.Toronto, who-delivered" an   interesting   address    on
civilization   and    population   at   the
British Association convention.
Africa Will Not
Exhibit Next Year
-..- London.���Commenting on fa report from Cape Town lhat the
Government of South Africa had
decided not lo continue its exhibits at Wembley nest year if the.
British Lmpire Exhibit ion"is open
again in 1925, a South"African au-"
thorily in London says this is
probably due lo the fact that the
iSouth African Government is hard
up and cannot afford fo spendnthe .
money that would be required for
a second year of the exhibition,
South Africa not being in as good
. '.financial position as either Canada
or Australia.
it faded when
dian   published
Ottawa Knows Nothing
OfWainwright Oil
If Big-Strike Were Made Department
Would Be Advised
Toronto.-���A special   dispatch- from
Ottawa says: . _
"The Interior Department has not
received any word from ifs
officials in the district, confirming'the
claim that Biitisli Petroleums have
struck a 500-barrel oil well at Wainwright, Alberia, in addition lo the one
opened last fall,
"Inquiry   at ' the mines.^Np.rthwest.
"Territories^  . and    Dominion.   Lands
branches failed to elicit any basis .for
the report.    .If such a big-strike were
.made it" is assumed that the depart-,-
ment would be a.dvised.    'It is known,
.however/that- the' company.is boring."
Jewel Robbery In Boston
Loss In Daylight .Theft From Diamond"
Merchants,is $150,000
Boston.���Diamonds and jewelry-valued at about $150,000 were stolen by
four men whe? held up the clerks- in
fhe store of Carl S. Skinner, diamond
merchant- bore. _ One man remained
in-'the autoinobila, two covered the
three clerks with revolvers, while the
fourth picked up the jewelry cases
which had jnsf heen removed from
the safe.
IHtc store had just ppened for the
day and no customers .were present.
The robbery was accomplisheiTiu less
than five.minutes. The robbers then
jumped in their machine and drove off
through the cross streets of the
southend. A policeman, who* gave
chase in another car lost the'm in the
maze-of-streets.'-W-1���:--'������- - -"���' '_r~
Prince Heavy Prize Winner
'Saskatchewan.Farmer Ran-Him -Close
Race in Several Classes
.  Victoria, B-C-WTaking 12 first prizes
��� In all In  the'.shorthbni.classesrfUie
"Prince of: Wales" entry from -'-tiie E:P.
" Ranch -was a . hea vy", prize; winner at
-the Victoria Fall Fafr today: 7."
ff'v George "A. ."Arbuckle, ' of. Lemberg.
f Sask.; ran him'a dose race in-several
_. of the classes. "The E. P. senior, cham-
ypion, ' junior ���_. champion,   -and-  grand
fr champion bulls won more blue ribbons.
. Thp-'.Sasikatcii4_w'Jii entry, beat the.R.P.
Ventry in the tworyeai.:okl buils,,; V
; Canadian Song Writer Dies
.,   Gueiph, O'nt.Wt cablegram has been
received here telling- of. the death in
"London, Eng., /of '..'Mrs. Laura'. Lemon
Heat.i, who was-   accounted: .one   of
.Canada's greatest song, writers..  .As'
. Laura'Lemon, sIk- wrote-a number' of
"patriotic, numbers", but'., apart- from
these her" best-.selection was -"My -Am
;fFoik/'V ;���"';"' .   V ���'-'.- 7 . .-'-"���''['
"Laura Lemon-was the daughter".of
: the "late" Andrew '.Lemon.'���'.' Q.C.V   of
Guelph'and .Winnipeg,, and widow of
"William Heath,.of Wipiiipeg.V
London.���While the echoes of the
applause raised by the success]ul conclusion of tho London conferences on
the experts' reparations plan still reverberate throughout Europe, the
sfago is being set for a sinister
epilogue, with Great Britain and
Prance taking thcir old roles of economic rivals, fighting for commercial
ascendancy. - i
If any doubt remained as to Great
Britain's policy regarding ihe Ruhr,
the Manchester Guar-
iin -interview with
Phillip Snowden, Chancellor of the
Exchequer, not only backing Mr.
MacDonald in his protest over the
prolongation of the ^ French ' military
venture In the Ruhr, but profesting
against the proposed new commercial
agreements - between Germany and
France. -He warns British induslrial-
%sts that France has designs upon I he-
economic contro.I ot certain German
industries/using political means to
attain this objec*. ���   ���*  /
The proposed commercial agreement. Mr. Snowden declares, is one
method by wliich the .French industrialists,^ aided and'abeWed t by their
politicians, intend to advanee iheir
"I warn- 'British commercial interests, especially Ihe textile and iron
trades,'to be alert in this matter,"says
Mr. Snowden. ''The draff of the
commercial agreement shows that to
Gieat Britain this, is- a trade menace
of the most serious characler."
Manufacturers Now
Appeal To Board
Ask For Removal of Discrimination
Due to Crow's Nest Rates
Toronto.���Application will be made
by the Canadian Manufacturers' Association to the Board of .Rail way-Commissioners ..for fhe removal of the undue diseriminalion which, if is-claim-
ed, is created by (he. establishment of
reduced rates between certain points
by Ihe Canadian Pacific -Railway tind
the Canadian National Railway.
. The late complained of became ef-
-fective on July 7,'When legislation
authorizing tho Board 'of Railway
-Commissioners to increase rates
above the maximum set by the
Crow's .Vest Pass Act expired. Tariffs were issued by the C.P.R: and
C.N.R. . at the same' time,
applying the new rales, however, only from those points wliich
were common to the C.P.R. aud
C.N.R. as published in- (he C.P.R.
tariff.- The situation created by the
new tariffs, it is stated, has caused
numerous complaints from all parts
of Canada against the disturbances
and discriminations of rate adjustments which will work considerable
hardships against both shippers and
Hudson's Bay Ship Safe
Caught in Arctic Ice Pack is" Drifting
Toward   Northwest
Ottawa.���Failure of the Hudson's
Bay ship, Lady ' "Kindersley, to get
through to Herschel Island will necessitate postponement .of the establishment of a radio station there?
An. officer and two men of the Department of National Defense are at
present stationed on Herschel Island
and the schooner carries supplies and
equipment for the erection of a radio
station tliere/wliich will be one of a
chain of stations proposed in Northern
Canada for military and- commercial
purposes. Even-IL the "Lady Kiuder-
sley succeeded In reaching the island
shortly, it would bo too late in the
season to commence construction.
Besides carrying supplies for Herschel Island, the Lady Kindersley
carries food supplies and. equipment
for the Mounted Police, posts and settlements at the mouth of the" Mackenzie River.     It is expected that when
Paris.���-The Dawes reparation plan
and the steps taken at the London
conference to make it effective were
overshadowed by violent Communist
demonstrations in the Chamber of
Deputies, when Premier Herriot before
lhe Chamber and Senate, read a long
declaration embodying the government's case ant! asked Ihe approval of
the legislature.
The Communists monopolized the
debate and manoeuvred- in~ wich a
fashion that the entire afternoon was
devoted to their motion for an adjournment until the Senate voles tbe
Amnesty Bii.
Not a word ajbout discussion of (he
London Dawes conference was heard.
The Premier was spared much ol (his
clear ot the ice the boat will proceed j violence-dining   tho   hour it   took   to
to these posls with the supplies. tread his statement, but before and af-
The men station on Herschel lh-
land, it is stated, will not return0with
the boat, but -will come out. overland when winter sets m.
Vancouver.���The Lady Kindersley,
believed (o have" been abandoned in
the Arctic Ocean, ls still safe and
sound, though caught in an ice-pack,
and, with her crew on board, is drifting- loward the northwest and possible
escape from tht ice,-according to a
wireless message received from the
ship by C. II. French, district manager
for the Hudson's Bay Company.
Trying To Blaze
w -   Trail To the Coast
Detroit Autoists. Piloting Car Across
.;'""���' Prairies to Vancouver- ������"/
Winhipeg.-VAi7 I'1.". Bement,". Vice-.
President'-acd' Secretary of- the Lin-,
coin. Highway-.Association, and H, Ef
Evans; both'of-Detroit, are seeking the
honor of being lhe first tourists to
pilot an automobile across the prairies
to tlie Pacific coast." .-j. -
If successful iu their undertaking
the trail blazers will befrewai'dcd .with
a gold medal .offered by-the Canadian
Highway Association. ��� -This .prize has
been -waiUiig.fo.be claimed for several
years/ami -although several attempts
have been made-to"negotiate the distance, .-none'have f been successful ib
date.- . W  --. " "'
No Decision About Postal Strikers
Montreal.���No announcement will
be made until Seplember 1 of tho
post oflice department decision regarding complete re-e&tabUshment of
postal empIoyces--who"werit oiTstrike
and payment to'them of life, balance
of -.the -"pay. over and above the $S5_
on .which they-returned, if. was learned
from'.Deputy Postmaster-General. Gab-
"oury/who-arrived in Montreal August
21.-'    '"-  -      "���''-".;.-   -  ���'   X x  'X:
Had Subterranean Farm
Montreal Signer Kept Pigs, Goats and
-'     Chickens, fn  His Cellar
Mouiroal.���Sigr.or Cuiseppe Mauroi,
Neapolitan lanftloid of an.east vmi
house in this oily, is also the pio-
prief.or of u unique subterranean larm.
Inventory" of tlie"furred and feathered inhabitants of the farmyard taken
by Firo 'Commissioner Ritchie revealed the fact that the original population
comprised three plijs, two goats, about
foriy chickens, all of which weie
flanked In the cellar by a large barrel,
a pile of coal and a slack of wood.
Over the farmyard live Giuseppe
and his.family, his wife and their nine
children, the husbaud of one ot the
girls and, a newly arrived granddaughter.
.These details were obtained at (he
eiuiuiry into ths fire which broke out
in the Mauroi household on August 16.
The only casualties in the blaze were
two goats', wliich succumbed to smoke.
To Consult Premiers
About H.B. Road Flan
tor his address the chamber was a
mad house and the session had to be
suspended in order to restore cjuiet.
The Premier was applauded when he
said lie coulu not refuse llie Dawes
plan which was ba.sed on co-operation
and when he emphasized (Jio importance of arbitration, he was interrupted by the Communists, who cried:
"Down with war.'" and "Long live
peace:" These interruptions were frequent but the Premier's supporters
gave him rousing -jheers when he told,
the method which had been a'dopted
ior determining when Germany.was
in default. _ This method, hc said, was
entirely in accordance with the Treaty
of Versailles.
7 Perilous Trans-Atlantic Voyage "���".;.
New. YorkW-With Gibraltar as his
destination. ' Dim'etribs Sigelokis, a"
Cretan 'seaman, .has..embarked upon, a
perilous trans-Atlantic' voyage ''���ih X. a
22-foot sallf boat. His only. tfTolivc" in
making his. trip is "to. experience the
"thriD.'of "achievement, he; said;;   7 ,yX
-, Mars". Under Observation
.' Washington.'���Phebos and,- Demos;
satellites of '-the- ylanef/Mars wili be
under observation by the naval-observatory here during the;present iiiorith,
when Mars will be-closer "to-the earth
dian. it hasf been' for several -years." 7 -
British . Warships 'Reach.- Port Sudan
.-;. Khartoum;- Egypf..~Sovcral. "British
.warships.' have';'arrivedf iti-'.Port.fjiidan
to aid the troops tliere, inimain.fainihg
order.-   - -. ..'.'.. .-'   .';"".   '"' ;.-""'���
:Marlial law- is in"  "effect " following
further "disturbances in the-district.
Subduing Scarlet Fever-
7 St.- John, N.B.f-^-The .opinion -ihat
���within .one.year ah anti-toxin for'scar-
let. fever jwould bo "perfected and. standardized/ and that/that disease would.
;be .as-; subject'.to -control- as-typhoid
fever.- was "submitted by Dr.'H. B.'.'C;
Cushing. of ;JIohlrea:l,."bRfbre" the'.New
Brunswick Medical Socieiy here; ���.���"'.- ������
'     Opose-Continuing /Exhibition'.
. London.���It ha.rbeen - learned 'that
replies, have now been/received from
all: the Dominions except Newfound.-'
Jandf iin.ajairnoai?*y:, opposing the suggested continuance of; ��� lie Empire e'x-
jfeibitlon at'. Wembiey- in 19257 Discon-
ifnuance was .urged mainly on the
ground of. the expense incurred in
maintaining staffs and renewing ex-
.';.. '��� f Quake KillsiForty-pne->.-��� ��� ���
.'; London.���An . earthquake -nearf. Osh,
in -the "province''. b(/r Semii-yechensk,
Russian'. Turkestan,- has caused'lhe
death ,of 41 persons', in three villages
and -rendered' S,0W homeless, .'says- ;a.
dispatch from Ailaliabad, India,. More
than[4,000.-houses were.des.trbyed.   "r"
W.  ��������.   17.   15&*
. B.C. Forest Fire Damage": . :
.Prince' Rupert, B.C.WFbrest. fires
bare'-burned.over three square miles
near Alice Arm, destroying one of the
finest stands of timber iii the. district.
The outbreak was reported under control.. Every available man. Bad been
jQgtitins tbe. blase for sevenU -de^s.
Delegation Will Get Opinion on_\Vest
Finishing Railway
Winnipeg.���A suggestion made some
time ago by a former member of th'e"
Federal Cabinet tliat (he Governments
of the prairie provinces should take
over and operate the Hudson's Bay-
Railway, has been discussed with Premier Bracken, of Manitoba, and members .of his cabinet by a delegation
I'rom the "On-to the-Bay" Association,
but no definite plan was decided upon.
The plan wouid have to be acceptable
to both ~ the Federal and Provincial
Governments, and it is stated that the
views of (he Saskatchewan and Alberta Premiers will be sought shortly. A delegation from the association's e.vocufivc uill interview* the
western premiers on the subject.
Government Stores
Not Money Makers
"Winnipeg.���A report was received
from Europe by (he export branch-of
the Winnipeg grain trade,-and corroborated in other oflicial quarters, that
the German Government had expressed, its-intention- of- introducing"ihVhe
Reichstag, .a bill providing for the
placing of' ay heavy-import-'duty on
wheat and flour.-" -W- - - '"���- 7 .-
"The - particulars.'"received\ihdicate-
that. the' "duty: to be imposed ..will'b.e
equivalent "tb 35f-cen.ls V'.-bushel on'
wheat - and. /CO f cents per. barrel; on'
flour..  -   :     V.-     -'"   X XX .--  --'"���"' ..-
'Gcrjnah>% it is learned, ;has a very,
excellent; potato crop .-"this year, and,
the purpose- of the. "import.: du(yf on
wheat andfflour. is to'make the -peor
pie ' consume potatoes .and'potato
flour, and other home products, as '(hey-
were eompelleiLto do.during (he;war
years." ' Further,-'it is-explained this
action has-been taken to.cul..down the
importation oT,foreign " foodsYu'ffsf "to
tlie minimum,' and, a I. the .same;'time,'
give encouragement;'to-their, own farmers In an effort-.-Jo- increase acreage
and production. '���'"
; A' New York exp.ort'er, wiu-'n .queried
respecting" this new"- development' '-In
the bread.grain situation-of.the world,
slated' tha* It wou'.tl undoubtedly have
a bearish,.effect on prices.'.',/ The impost, fhe-declared, would -Jn all.probability - oiit -down- Germany's..importations by froni fifty to3ov"enly:fiv<>"'million . bushels .during, the: next/ -32
months...  ���.-'���'-   '���:���    '   ���     '--...-���   /
Revenue   From   Hard  Liquor Sales in
Alberta Light, Says Official
Edmonton.���Aloortans prefer beer
to the hard stuff, according fo an offl-^
cial admission I'rom Chief Liquor
Commissioner It. G, Dinning. Tho
breweries and the hotels, selling beer
by the glass under the Alberta law,
are reaping the harvest, while tlie
government liquor stores are cutting
their staffs because business is so poor.
With the first three months of government sale and- conirol ol liquoi
completed, the officials in charge ot
the adrainistratlon~have had brought
home to them (he realization that the
government stor?s for the sale of h,ard
liquor are not (o be the money makers
that some believed ihey would be. Jn
^fact, to those who thought that liquor
profit would be a means of quick reduction of taxation, 'the .disappointment will be keen, it" the financial records of the first' Ibrce months are
any criterion of what ihe year's profits
will be.
Commissioner Dinning admits ihat
the business in the government stores
was \ ery small after the first few
weeks, when lhe novelty of the new
experience had-worn -jiT.- " ~~
"We have reduced the staffs of the
'stores,"/he said, "but. the repbi;t :.thal\
any'of the stores-are to be closed ia
the near, future, is. not correct;-'.- .
" Tbese three little eKilfdren', Earned George Held. (9) .William Reid (7) and
Nan ".Reid (5>, fravelied from Glasgow to Canada on fhejr'ow'n on the Canadian
Pacific Ili.er "Marloch." f They:bailed-from-Hreesoik. and joined their daddy
in ,QaeJ>������" ���-,..-
M Hare
Pev.. Adelard Delo'rme/tof Appear fat
-'���'' ���'-. September Sessions-
'Montreal.���According' to La Presssc.''
French .language newspaper"" of .this
city; Rev./Adelard Delorme. twice'
tried for'the-alleged murder-' of his
half-brother;" Raoul.-wlll.-come tip .for
his third .trial, at the September sessions off the Coi-rt. of King's Bench
here."     The papor "nays , that'   R.   L.
British Government    :
Sailings of Settlers Under New'Agree,-,-'.
,/ment'Begin's Next Month; -'-���/-./
-/Otfawa.-^The settlement in .Canada.-;
of 3,000 -British families to be selected ,
by the Dominion is provided for in. a -
new immigration agrcement-wlt'ichf lias  "
been concluded  between. Hon., James-,
A'. Kobb; minister of immigration, and/
the British'  government,   .l.'n'd'er - the-,
"agreement    the   "Ilrirlsh. ."government
'provides all,money- for eciuiimient "and .-
sailing,, which will tola! between four'/
>iqd a/half and. "five   million.- dollars,
ihe "seniors !o ivpay (he^aniount es.-.
pended oyer- a-period-.of' 25;ye;irs.'-
The-function, o.f" the immigration :<!��- ���
partnient .of Canada .consists.in/direct- .
ing the fsetft-Iing .of. these iiiiniigranis-
wiien^f hey arrive'iri the. Dominion arid-"
assist ing-thein, thro'ugl\(he services Of '���-.
���the field-staff-offftiie department.'. The
sell lVrsf wil- be' given- choice /ol". land
in any province .they, selecf./biiif it S3  -
asumetl that the,-majority .will' choose..
to settle in the .northwest".' Adnti.riis-",'.'
irailon,of, the. scheme oyhf "here' will
be.in the hands "of .the immigration-de- '
partrnVnt:'  _' ' ������      ���'.,     .    ��� ,. - -
/ Sailings   bf  the  Immigrants   und'-r/
ilie new, agreement,'--which is regarded ���
as an exceiient'one here",'will .begin
some time next, month.'    '.-.
-    Crop's Damaged/by Sawfly '--.-.
-.. Saskatoon.���Damage of 5~to 3 0 percent, to wheat, on-the University.-of".
Calder, K.C, crown prosecutor,, affirms Saskatchewan, farm" has. beefn'paused���_
this,- and that, the presiding judge at) by .the saw-fly, Professor. Marilj- Cham-.
tlie trial will be Mr. Justice Demers,
of the Superior Court. It adds that
Delorme will be tried again in spite of
the fact that he has recently b��en es-
amiriwl by alienist.^. The Kings
ifeacii will open SepfemberlO.
plin- stated, arid reports' of Quite .s��rf~-
ous- damage throughout the Saskatooa
district hav 3 been received he-re.
Professor Champlin advised cutting
wheat before it ih quite ripe to slbj.
the ravages of the p?st. THE) LEDGE),   GREENWOOD,   BRITISH COLUMBIA, THURSDAY, AUGUST 28, 1924
Is '$2.00 a year strictly in advance, or
$2.50 when not paid for three months or
more have passed. To Great Britain and
the United States $2.50, always in advance,
Delinquent Co-Owner Notices $25.00
Coal and Oil Notices    7,00
Estray Notices ...3.00
Cards of Thanks    1.00
Certificaie of Improvement  12.50
(Where more than one claim appears in 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
Business locals I2^c. a line each insertion.
* 'Educate That Ye
May Be Free"
The long summer holidays are
over and the schools open next
Tuesday. Right education broadens, deepens and refines human
life. Ife seeks to train the individual so that he may be strong
in body, cultivated in mind, reverent in soul and socially efficient.
Ifc widens horizons, and fills life
with new interest, and new pleasures. It seeks to train boys and
girls to be workers, in order that
they may dicern both what has to
be done in life and what is the best
way to do ife.
Boys and girls of Canada,  you
have a goodly heritage.    You  live
in   a   broad  land, richly  dowered
with  /material   .resources   which
/���'await your coming;  your country
his. been '������' a   land /of providential
surprises   from...the   day. when'a
French .writer, in  the   eighteenth
/'century . described/ife ,.as Va few
acres  of enow"; until tbe_ present
hour; even, now-youfdo.nob -know.
its actualities,- - much. less., its pbs-;
gibilities; you belong-, to af vigorous.
. .an^infeelligent stock"; you are members in unbroken succeffsioh of that
. British Commonwealth'- which represents "the"higE.".i^a^^ fo'f justice,'
honor,' tolerance and ordered freedom; you are heirs/of the splendid
traditions   of7  an   inspiring T past;
.Above, all, you/have been born: and
.- are growing:,up;in a great age..''.
The Canada of; tomorrow   will
not  be .the f Canada of yesterday..
You.have shared the high satisfac-
.;' tion with which Cariada played her
part fin/ the.-.' great [ struggle., for
��� humane and Christian civilization,-
and  you /feel -the7 stirring of her
. confidence. in.;fherVcapacities_f.aitid
: possibilities, which, enables her to
7 go forward in  herf world  career:
Canada is dearer to. you than'ever
because!,  it   has   been7 purchased
anew.at great cost.    The unity, and
loyalty, -tlie  adaptability/and the
hopefulness    which   characterized
our soldiers overseas and  enabled
them fed have an.honorable share in
winning tbe.war,  are as . urgently
f needed at:home, today .in enabling
you to win,the difficult victories of
peace., /. w-;.    ,-��� -7 .-'". ���.���..'.'
/The Ledge wishes the .boys and
girls of Canada happy, and profit-
fable hours' as they open the doors
/into the. past and- windows into the
future, making yourBelf at home ih
the realms -'.of-., the.- present,: and
learning the - while tbf reverence
God and love your neighbor./
'.���; Mrs. Hillis Wright Dies /
/' The sad news was. received; in
town, last week of tlie/death ih
Vancouver of . Mrs. Emma Rose
Wright* wife of Rev. Hillis
fWright, minister of St. Matthews
Presbyterian Church, Yancouver,
i after a lingering . illness- of three
f years, on Aug. 20. The; funeral
was held on Friday at 2 p.m., Rev.
J.'S. Henderson officiating.
Referring to the late Mrs, Wright
the Vancouver Province says:
"Mrs, Wright has been very
active in church work In spite of
her illness and though she had only
lived in Vancouver for two years
had made many friends, who will
mourn her loss. She was a native
of Thorhbary, Ont, bat has lived
in British Columbia for the past
eight years, and has many friends
in Cranbrook and Grand Forks,
where Kev. . Mr.. Wright waa
stationed before corning to Vancouver. -She is survived by her
husbabd, one son and. five broth-,
ers." , ',,���-".-  x)X X-X,;
Midway Gossip
Lue Salter anticipates buying a
real automobile in the near future.
R. A. Brown and family left this
week on a motor tour to Rossland,
Trail and Nelson.
Percy Hammerstrom of the Midway Gargae, purchased a Dodge
touring car last week.
Charlie Bing has purchased 8am
Lee's Ford truck. Sam could not
break it off the bucking habit.
Mrs. Clappier returned to town
last week from the coeefc where she
had been on a visit tofriends.
Sunday School will be resumed
Sunday 31st August at 10 a.m.
All young people,cordially invited.
Wing Lee was up in court last
week and fined for indecent; assault.
Barrister Pincott of Grand Forks
Harry Clark and family returned
to town last week. Harry is now
driving a mellow toned high stepping "Lizzie."
Albert Maslonka the "village
shoemaker" was up iu court last
week and fiued for flourishing out
as a dealer in cattle hides without
a licence.
Jim Dale was a business, visitor
to town this week. Jim has sold
his Ford run-about to Ed Carr.
Jim says the next car he buys will
be a real automobile.
. Jack Crosby has got his auto on
the road once again. Jack has
christened it a "Baby Chrysler".
Some wag suggested that he feed it
on Mellins food to keep it from
making so much noise.       <
,. Frenchy; St. Lawrence is on a
travelling tour of .the Province
looking for -tie timber. ' He packs
his accordian with him, for protection, instead of a rifle. When he
runs across auangry. bear, he plays
a tune and the bear either dies "of
hpart .failure or/ hits for fehe..1'tall
feimbfcrs..'7. Frenchy says his m.usic
charms.'W'- -'"'-������"-"'���_���-"  'W'wV-
LiberalsTo,Carry On;
Hon. John Oliver was victorious
in tne Nelson fbye-elecfeiohVon Saturday having a. .'majority "of..338
over his opponent, Harry Houston,
thev Independent candidate, the
final figures being 1,124 for Oliver
and 786 for Houston. -
/ Referring; //to'. the f victory fthe
Vancouver Sun said editorally: .���"'"
.. "Premier John Oliver's election.
in Nelson,, opposed," as/it was,f by
every antagonistic .element- in the.
province, is. a direct- mandate from
the people of British Col tt m bia: to
the Liberals of British^ Columbia
to,carry on/ X'X -
, Premier Oliver's defeat in Vic?
toria was not a. rejection of the
principles of Liberalism, but some-'
thing of a1 rebuke to -his. tendency
to subdue the., capacity and ability
of his cabinet ministers ih order-
that bis own light should shine the
more brightly.      ff:
-The Nelson verdict -reduces the
Victoria verdicti to the /nature of a
mild chastening. -'- 'X.yX-'z   .   -."���
. Premier, Oliver's, ability lies in
his emotional., appeal, rather than
in his capacity, as an economist or
an .administrator.. All. this is
probably.necessary/ ///,'
"-_ Bnt with the present high taxation in this province,, making, imperative a.poi icy .of economy along
yvith some policy that,will'.increase
That priceless possession, most
valued by those who have temporarily lost it, can be regained and
retained by regularly taking 4X
Cream Stout. It's ah easy, pleasant,
palatable way to encourage the
system to extract the utmost
nourishment from the food you eat.
4X Cream Stout is itself a valuable
liquid food, prescribed anct recommended by many physicians for
invalids, "convalescents, nursing
mothers and all those.whose physical condition teguirtes gentle stimulation.   It also appeals to thousands
���' ���   ��� Ws
as the most acceptable meal-time
drink���makes them eat heartily and
helps digestion.
. Brewed and bottled in Vancouver at the model brewery renowned -for'
cleanliness and perfect brewing.   It contains the; very-finest of. malt
and British Columbia hops���it has the :-bbdy�� strength i;and flavor that
good judges [prefer.   You'll like it, too.   It will do you a world of good.
Try it!     W        -''/--..      ������'.'      -���   '���  .���''���^^���y~   -��� yy n'^-rr.-:-   .      ,   ..- V
<":.'���' On sale at all Government Venddrs
xx'x   LIMITED    7
TPhis- advertisement .is/not.published or displayed by-the Liquor'Control/Board or by/the
f: ���"-   "Xy-y   Government-of: British; Columbia.:' /
the earning power bf the province,
the Liberal Party can not afford to
subordinate, a single ounce of avail-,
able cabinetfbrains-to.-fthe colorful
and interesting activities/ of;the
Premier." ;        /
The second annual Masonic
Ball will be held iii the Masonic
Hall, Greenwood, on Labor Day,
Monday, Sept. 1st* .with dancing
commencing, at. 9. p.m./ Bush's
Orchestra has' been engaged to
play .'for- the occasion./ Admission:
Gents $1.00, Ladies/ 50c , Supper
35c." Finish, your -holiday, by
attending this Dance.1.
- DENTIST  .".'.���-/.--
Office above Chas. King's office,:
'.."' Open 9.-30 a.xa. to 5 p.nj.
Westminster and
Account Provincial Exhibition, September 8-13
From.All Stations in British Columbia.
Fares-apply. via Midway   and   Hope.    .Through   Service,
; .'7-.;     7//    via  Kettle  Valley  Railway;   W
..TICKETS, and 7. Berth -Reservations, from   any  Agent: or.
f'-;W' V,V/-V7V''Purser Kootenay" Steamers/7", xXy x.-.-y ,-
���7f>"fv/i;/'S.'XARtER; Di.A;; Kelson f'x::
-���-���������-���-)-X.--yX--\- yo:- '-���- - -~-V" -W-/.'.
~-   ' ��� ^_   ���   ~     m-y   t        ���   ��� \.   ry   w "    - - "'
GEO; ARMSON, Gra^Fbrks,
The 20th Century Shoe Repairer
All work and material guaranteed.   We
- pay postage one way.'". Terms Cash;.' ;
:   Have  you paid your:; subscription :.to" The Ledge? 7
Certificate of Improvements.
V" . /NOTICE/'"   X [
V'Black~Pitte"F.rMtioo~ai" Mtt
in the Greenwood Mining DivisLouof Yale
'��� District; .-.//, /--������',/ . . ���-���-.. ... ;
-/Where located;'i On Wallace Moutiiaiii.   -.
���'   TAKE NOTICE that I.jsaac Hoyt Hallett
Free Miner's Certificate"No. 55053C, for myself
aad  as-' Agent:for David "R.fMcElaion, .Free.
Miuer?sCertiflcate'No. 62284C, intend,-sixty days-
from the date hereof, tb apply, to the- Mining"
Recorder, for a. Certificate- of "Improvements,
for the purpose"of obtaining a Crown (Jrant of
the, above claim.'-, -     .  7   -".���-.   .   ,.
--; -And -further take notice that action, under
SecSiba 37,. "la'ust. be"'.commenced   before the
Issue of such Certificate of Improvements. ~ -
... Dated this 15th day. of Jnly A.I). 1924.    ','
X- "" x i .    ,. I. H; HAtMTT."
Tailored Clothes
Special Display of
New Patterns
The Seasons Latest Styles'
For Men
Tailor and Cleaner
Greenwood. B. C.
Vacant, unreserved, surveyed
Orown lands may be pre-empted by
British subjects over 18 years of ago,
and ,by aliens on declaring intention
to become British subjects, condi-
.ional upon residence, occupation,
md improvement for agricultural
Full information concerning regu-
ations regarding pre-emptions 13
given In Bulletin No. 1, Land Scries,
'How to Pre-empt Land," 'copies of
.vhich can be obtained 1'reo of charge
by addressing the Department of '"
Lands, Victoria, B.C7 or to any Government Agent.'.
Records will be granted covering
.inly land suitable for agricultural/
purposes, and which ls not timber-
land, I.e., carrying . over 6,000 board
feet per acre west of the Coast Range
and 8,000 feet per acre east of that
Applications for pre-emptions aro
Lo be addressed, to the Land Commissioner of the Land Recording Division, in which the land applied for
!s situated, and aro mado on printed
forms, copies- of which can be obtained from tho I-jiind Commissioner".-:./
Pre-emptions must be occupied for'';;
five  years and  Improvements  made."
to  value  of  $10   per acre,  including;-,
clearing and'cultivating at least five/-'
acres, before a Crown Grant can bo ���
-   For more detailed information "seethe    Bulletin    "How     to    Pre-empt-.'
Land." -   /'
- j , -
.   Applications are: received for/pur-    '-
chase    of    vacant   vand    unreserved '_
Crown ' lands,'not   being  tlmberland, /
for agricultural purposes;   minimum' .'.
pries of first-class (arable) land is' $5 ".
per aero, and second-class (grazing) --.
land  ?2.50 per acre. . Further. lnfor- -
matlon regarding purchase  or- lease
of Crown lands is given in Bulletin. '
No". 10, Land" Series,' "Purchase and���'"'-
Lease of Crow.n Lands." ���:,."
--   Mill, factory, or Industrial sites "or.
timber land, not-exceeding 40 acres, ���
may. be purchased.or leased,-the.con-,
dltions       Including       payment-��� of.
stumpage. ;      .:.'.""-
.'      ,f ,-, HOMESITE   LEASES../
/' Unsurveyed areas, not exoeedlng'20
aores;  may bo^leased  aa  h'omesites, '
conditional   upon ' a - dwelling , being. -
-erected ln. the first-year./title being    ,
'obtainable   after  residence, and. im-'
provement. conditions,  are " fulfilled ..
and land has-been'surveyed.    ..."
V '-; X   /LEASES   '"' ''���].,[ 'XX
���/.For. grazing!and _. industrial-". pur'-W
poBaa areaa.-not exceeding'640 "acrea
may be. leased by on* person; or ��',"
company. ; ���������',-" -
f GRA2.NG.  ]
f Under the Graslng; Act th��- Prov- -
.inc* is.divided Into grazing district!
and' ths .range'administered-'under. *���;���".
Gi-iazlng- 7 Corhmlssloher.'/' 'Annual. :
grazing permits'-are- issued, based'.on .'
numbers -ranged, priority, being .given
to-established ; owners. ��� Stock-owners '.
���may form '..associations-., for, . range f
management. / Free, or-"partially free,'   '
Roi-mlts  are. available   for. .. settlers, V
campers f and  -travellers,- np ' to'-tenf .
head.  -.--."' --. ; ���'""     -"__"'..'-���-   ;
vTte Mineral Province of Western Ganaila
Hag  prodaeed  Minerals as 7 follows:-  Placer 7 Gold,   876,962,203;   Lode
Gold, $113,352,655; JSilvert$63i5^2,655|Lead 858,132,661;^^ Copper,-8179^040^508;
Zinc, ,$27,904,756;TMiscellanepas Minerals,: 81,408,257; Coal and Coke, 8250,-/
968,313;.fBailding Stone,-Brick,.Cement, etc.,.$39,^15,234, making"f.lta Mineral./
Prodaefeion to the sad of 1923 show aa    V" -      ...-L.. /-
gfegate Value qf $810,^782 ;   777/7f
EMiig DecemiBer j 19 23V |41 i 304,3 20
, / Thei- Biinlag Laws oi this Province, are. more liberal, and the fees lower,
tSsn those of aay other Proyiace in the/Doimiidion,f or^ any Colony in the "British
Empire.^ ;    .���',' ' ,.-.  - "' X - y  ���'-      :
Tilineral IpcsitoBsi-8�� ^hted to dis<��v��rej�� for nominal fees, .'
Absolute  Titles a?9  obtained  by developing such properties, the secuHty
of which is guaranteed by Crowa Grants, _.
.- ""/-���"-  .   ."--.'��� ���"���_=-."
.  Fnli information, together with Mining Reports and Maps, ih&y be obtained
gratiis by addressing���
VICTORIA, British Columbia.


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